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Title: The Beaches leader
Uniform Title: Beaches leader
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Beaches Leader
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Beach Fla
Publication Date: August 29, 2007
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville Beach
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Midweek Edition August 29, 2007


The EAC




BEACHES


Vol. 45, No. 20


Capital Connections -
Former Sen. Bob Graham
recalls Fletcher alum who
was on D.C. office staff and
has returned to the Beaches
See A-8


LEADER


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


$95,000for sculpture?


AB split on investing $45k


In Search ofAtlantis art


by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
A $95,000 bronze sculpture could be erected in
Atlantic Beach if the City Commission approves the
release of a previously allocated art fund, according
to officials.
The Commission discussed the possibility of
releasing $45,000 from the city's art fund which is
budgeted for the current fiscal year, but has not yet
been spent for a bronze sculpture that depicts a girl
riding a sea turtle.
The sculpture, titled "In Search of Atlantis", would
be located at the western end of the 300 block of
Plaza Drive in Frasier Park, at the five-way stop,
according to a proposed contract.
The $45,000 comes from bed tax funds and has
been previously allocated to purchase art, according
to City Manager Jim Hanson.
The city's bed tax account currently has approxi-
mately $230,000, according to Finance Director



Beaches -


"Elements", a
sculpture to repre-
sent the basic ele-
ments found in
Atlantic Beach -
wind, wave and
sand, is in front of
City Hall and was
installed in the
summer of 2004
and cost $5,647.
Photo by STAFF


Nelson Van Liere. Bed taxes are collected on hotel
rentals and other short term rentals in the city and
money may be spent to promote tourism. ,
Jacksonville City Councilor Art Graham, who rep- .
resents the Beaches, has agreed to donate $50,000 to .
the project from his council district's discretionary The rendering by artist Kristen Visbal shows a girl rid-
bond funds. ing a sea turtle. The art, "In Search of Atlantis", is
See ART, A-12 proposed as a sculpture for Atlantic Beach.


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Legend Continues -
Dale Earnhardt's legacy
recalled
See American
Profile Inside


in me tmy -
The moon as it appeared
Tuesday morning during an
eclipse. Known as red moon,
the lunar event was visible
from the Beaches early
Tuesday
photo by DAVID ROSENBLUM


Coming Down -
Out with the old and in
with the new at Town
Center.
See A


asked to


join fight


at Kernan

To get planned

overpass built

by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
A county attempt tb' eliminate a pro.-
posed overpass at Kernan and Atlantic
boulevards should be strongly opposed by
the Beaches, according to the Beaches'
elected representative on the Jacksonville
City Council.
Previously, a similar bill, proposed by
former Jacksonville Councilor Lynette Self,
was withdrawn before a final vote could be
taken on a council bill to kill the overpass
plans.
But Bill Bishop, who replaced Self on the
Jacksonville City Council, has rekindled
the .bill, according to. Councilor Art
Graham, who is asking the Beach cities to
help him keep the planned overpass from
being axed.
"I think it is time to get the Beaches and
West Beaches residents involved in writing
e-mails and letters," Graham said in an e-
mail Monday to the Beach mayors.
If Bishop's bill is passed, the proposed
overpass would be eliminated and instead
a median U-turn design would be used as
an alternative solution.
The proposed overpass project would
allow drivers to pass over the Keman inter-
section.
The proposed overpass was voted as one
of the highest priorities of Beaches citizens
in the Better Jacksonville Plan, Atlantic
Beach City Manager Jim Hanson said pre-
viously.


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Photo by ROB DeANGELO
FOOTBALL RETURNS Fletcher High's Lamar Scruggs returns a kickoff during preseason action last Friday night at
Jack Taylor Stadium. The Senators open the regular season this Friday at Sandalwood in a scheduled 7 p.m. start.
See story and.more pictures on B-1.


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photo by GRAY ROHRER
Beams removed from the ceiling of parish hall at Christ Episcopal
Church in Ponte Vedra Beach lie on the hall's floor Monday as demoli-
tion continues on the structure. Demolition by heavy equipment is to
begin today to clear the site for a new, larger parish hall.


Citing opposition to Iraq war,

AB's Jamie Fletcher votes no

funding for Sea & Sky event


by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
Opposition to the war in Iraq led an Atlantic Beach City
Commissioner Monday to reject supporting the Sea and
Sky Spectacular, an air show planned for November at the
Beaches.
Commissioner Jamie Fletcher cast the sole vote against
an interlocal agreement between the Beaches and
Jacksonville. The pact governs the air show event.
Fletcher told commissioners that he would not support
the agreement because he is "morally and politically
opposed to the war in Iraq."
He said that since the air show involves the military, he
would not lend his support to the show..
Commissioner Mike Borno, a Navy veteran, said that
Fletcher's comments were "immaterial to the issue" and,


while everyone has a
right to express iopin-
ions, commissioners
should stay focused on
the issues' at hand.
Resident Jonathan
Daugherty also spoke in .
opposition to the show, fo
explaining that from Jamie Fletcher
the information he has
gathered, the event is supposed to promote business,
tourism and the military, but that local businesses have
said it is their slowest time of the year.
The air show is planned for Nov. 3-4. It is held at the
Beaches on alternate years and at NAS Jacksonville when it
is not here. The show typically features the Blue Angels,' a
Navy precision flying team, as well as other aircraft.


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Police Beat ..............A-6
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Out with the old bridge, in with the new (but old-looking) bridge


FROM STAFF
Eighty years after opening in the :
nation's Oldest City, the historic -
Bridge of Lions has nearly disap-
peared from view. -
Parts of the structure began to be;."
removed even before May 2006,
when the temporary replacement
bridge opened, linking downtown .
St. Augustine to Anastasia Island'
along State Road A1A.
The old bridge, which opened to .
traffic in 1927, was listed in 1982
on the National Register of Historic
Places.
It is undergoing a $76 million
restoration project conducted by
the Florida Department of
Transportation, and the five-year
project is about half way through.
After much public discussion .
about whether the bridge should .
be replaced or stored, work began l
in February 2005 delayed until --
after the Super Bowl was held in
Jacksonville.
Early on, the structure's signature -
marble lions on the west side of the
span were removed "to a secure ...,
location far away from the con-
struction site," according to the
online magazine of the FDOT.
After the temporary span
opened, decorative and structure .. .
arched steel girders were removed .
and shipped on large trucks to a
specialty steel company in Lakeland, Remnants of the Bridge of Lions (at left above) remain
Fla., where they are being restored.
The girders, which weathered well
during the structure's eight decades of use, are being sandblasted, polished and coated with
a molten zinc compound, allowing them to be used in the restored bridge, the magazine
says.
The project designer has said that the newly restored Bridge of Lions will actually look
more like the original than it has in recent years because light fixtures and railings that were
replaced decades ago will be replaced with replicas of the 1927 fixtures and railings.
The DOT says the restored bridge should'last 75 to 100 years.

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Principal: 'No choice' but for high school at Davis Park to open 2008


by GRAY ROHRER
STAFF WRITER ,


Some students who will be
attending the new Ponte
Vedra high school scheduled
to open next year may have a
say in naming the school.
The opinions of student
leaders from Landrum Middle
and Nease High schools, as
well as some adults who have
active roles at the schools,
will be sought in determining
the name, colors and mascot
for the new school, the princi-
pal said Monday.
The principal, Craig
Speziale, talked about the
naming process outside a
meeting of the Ponte Vedra
Beaches Coalition, where he
talked about the school and
answered questions from the
audience.
He said he will assemble a
committee of no more than
30 persons after a Sept. 19
town hall meeting he is
scheduled to conduct at
Landrum, the feeder middle
school for the high school
being built off Palm Valley
Road west of the Intracoastal
Waterway.
In addition to the student
leaders, he said, the commit-
tee will consist of members of
the schools' PTOs and school
advisory committees.
"I'll get a committee for rec-
ommending names, school
colors, and a mascot to send
to the School Board," Speziale


said. The School Board has
the final say on the name.
At the Coalition meeting,
held at the Ponte Vedra Beach
Branch Library, Speziale said
construction of the school, on
a site between Davis Park and


I'll get a committee for

recommending names,

school colors, and a mas-

cot to send to the School

Board.

- Craig 5peziale, principal, High School CCC

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Nocatee preserve, should be
substantially completed by
the beginning of next sum-
mer.
"There is no choice other
than for it to be ready in time
for school next year," said the
principal, who was an admin-
istrator for Dade County
schools before taking the job
with St. Johns County.
The school's location near
the park and preserve put it in
a good spot for environmen-
tal study, Speziale has said in
the past.
"We will have an academy
of biotechnology and medical
research," he told Coalition


members.
The biotechnology acade-
my will be partnered with the
University of Florida and will
focus on environmental tech-
nology, he said.
The medical academy will
be associated with the Mayo
Clinic and Florida
Community College at
Jacksonville. There will also
be an international business
and marketing academy.
He said the class schedule to
be used at the high school has
not been determined, adding
that both standard schedul-
ing, with seven, 45-minute
periods, and block schedul-
ing, with fewer, 90-minute
periods, have pros and cons.
Speziale said he is amenable
to Nease's scheduling a
blend of blocks and shorter
periods.
"It's something I've thought
about, and I've spoken with
other schools about it as
well," he said.
Audience members asked
how students would make the
transition to the new school
and whether languages
offered at Landrum would
also be offered at the new
school.
Acknowledging that aca-
demic performance can
decline when transitioning to
a new school, Speziale said
the goal is to "eliminate that
fall off as much as possible."
He said he will work with
officials at Landrum to create


photo by GRAY ROHRER
Craig Speziale (right), principal of the Ponte Vedra high school being built near Davis Park, chats
Monday before the meeting of the Ponte Vedra Beaches Coalition at the Ponte Vedra Beach
Branch Library. Speziale, formerly with the Dade County [Fla.] School District, is overseeing all
aspects of the school, which is expected to open in August 2008. To his right is School Board
member Bill Fehling of Ponte Vedra Beach.


a "seamless transition
between schools."
Languages to be offered
depend on student interest,
he said.
School Board member Bill
Fehling of Ponte Vedra Beach
said this year's Nease juniors
who are zoned for the new


school will have the choice of
finishing high school at Nease
or at the new school.
Some students will.finish at
Nease because they are
enrolled in International
Baccalaureate, a vigorous aca-
demic program, or Navy
Junior Reserve Office Training


Corps, both of which will stay
at Nease.
Population zoning for the
new school has not been
finalized, although school
officials have said students in
Ponte Vedra Beach east of
the Intracoastal will, be
zoned into the school.


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The location of the former American Bicycle Company is demolished Monday. Plans for the
property at 220 First St. include demolishing the current building and rebuilding a 2-story struc-
ture that would have a retail shop on the first floor and some type of dance studio on the second
floor, according to Community Development Director Amanda Askew.


Eatery on water by marina

gets OK for outdoor seating


Live music not allowed


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
Outdoor seating will be permitted at a new
restaurant adjacent to Beach Marine at the
Intracoastal Waterway despite accounts that
the business violated the city's noise ordi-
nance.
The Jacksonville Beach Planning
Commission Monday granted conditional use
approval for Fast Boys Wings to utilize an
existing deck for outside seating at 2309 Beach
SBoulevard in the Beach Marine complex.
The city's Land Development Code requires
conditional use approval to operate an out-
door seating area with the condition that no
live or amplified music be permitted.
Property agent Michael Herzberg represent-
ing FBW of Dockside, Inc. said any noise gen-
erated by the restaurant and deck would be
consistent with the marina use and surround-
ing areas.
Three residents, including two members of
the boating community, spoke in favor of the
outdoor seating request.
Jacksonville resident Bob Weiland said he
looks forward to having a place to eat along
the Intracoastal Waterway since many of the
businesses have either closed or privatized
access.
"It will be nice to have a place that we can
go and tie up [the boat] and get there to eat,"
he said.
Ron Reynolds said he and his wife live
aboard their boat at Beach Marine and would
enjoy an outdoor environment for dining with
their grandchildren.
"Families can take their little ones out to a
restaurant and let them run around without
disturbing other diners who want a more quiet


experience," reynolds said.
Darrell Shields, who is one of the closest res-
idents to the marina on 18th Street North, said
he "had no problem with outdoor seating pro-
vided there is no amplified music."
Herzberg responding to whether music was
allowed on the deck prior to seeking outdoor
seating approval said there was "no music
whatsoever on the property."
Planning Commissioner Paul Schmidt after
conducting a site investigation of the property
on Aug. 26 said,music was audible on the out-
side deck.
"I do not like tosee people take advantage of
the city of Jacksonville Beach," he said. "I feel
like this is a slap in the face to this commission
and the city."
Schmidt expressed concerns that a similar
situation could occur with the Labor Day hol-
iday weekend approaching.
"I don't like what happened last weekend,"
he said. "I'm in favor of outdoor seating but
[allowing outdoor music] a day before this was
scheduled to come before the commission is
not right."
Herzberg conceded that it was possible for
an. employee or other staff member to have
allowed such a violation.to occur without
knowledge of the city's ordinance but prom-
ised to review the policy with his client.
"There was no intent to slap the city or the
commission in the face," he said. "I will speak
to them."
Senior Planner Bill Mann said that the city's
new special magistrate in place to handle code
enforcement cases and noise ordinance viola-
tions will help put more teeth into the rules in
place.
"That remedy is fairly quick," Mann said.
Herzberg questioned whether the parame-
ters of the outdoor seating ordinance also lim-
ited acoustic guitar players on the deck.
Said commissioner Lee Dorson, "No music.
That pretty much covers it."


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Letters to the editor:


NB's last sign fight a fiasco


To the editor:
I see Neptune Beach is think-
ing about maybe starting a legal
fight regarding the artistic and
very colorful mural on the
moving companies building at
1501 Atlantic Blvd.
In the same issue they are
worried about a contributor to
the Sea & Sky Air Show which
many people enjoy.
Neptune Beaches last "sign
fight" was a wasteful fiasco


against the "Solantic" sign
which cost us taxpayers over
$30,000. I really hope they get
their priorities straight before
this happens again.
I urge folks to check the
painting out and if you like it
and feel it brightens up an oth-
erwise drab area drop in and
sign the petition.

Jack Morton
Neptune Beach


Treat businesses with some care


To the editor:
After reading the article in.
The Leader about Joe Quest and
the mural he had painted on
his building at 1501 Atlantic
Boulevard, Neptune Beach, I
found myself cringing as to
what our local government's
next move will be and hoping
that for once, our government
officials can resolve a matter
amicably without lawsuits and
without wasting my taxpayer's
money.
While in my personal opin-
ion I would agree with Mr.
Quest that the painting on his
building is a "mural", I have
read the definition of "sign" in
the Code (Sec. 27-576) and I
can understand the City's posi-
tion. However, if Mr. Quest is
willing to work with the City by
applying for a permit and even
if he has to seek a variance,
then it is time for the City to
reciprocate and work with busi-
ness owners and not against
them. How much of our,
money is the City going to
squander on this matter? Are
we going to find ourselves in
another lawsuit? I see signs (no
pun intended) pointing to
repeats of the Solantic and Wal-
Mart situations.
What I really do not under-
stand is why isn't our govern-
ment trying to entice business-
es to our community instead of


treating them like criminals?
How many empty storefronts
do we need in our community
before it is going to occur to our
government we need to make
some changes in our attitude
towards businesses? Please
remember this...Mr. Quest
opened his business in our
community in one of those
aforementioned vacant store-
fronts and now our govern-
ment could possibly run him
out of our community...for
what and why?
I am not suggesting that busi-
nesses should not be held
accountable to abide by the
Code; however from my inter-
pretation of the story, Mr. Quest
did not intentionally try to do
anything illegal it was actually
a gesture of love for his wife. It
appears our Code does allow
provisions in which some rules
can have exceptions made to
them (i.e. variance) and if Mr.
Quest is actively working with
the City on this matter, then
the City needs to acknowledge
his efforts and work with him
too.
I love my beach town and I
hope our government will con-
sider all aspects of this matter
which will result in a reason-
able solution for all involved
parties, including its residents.
Jennifer L. Hardin
Neptune Beach


To clarify district representatives
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To the editor:
Kelly Elmore is a friend, but
to clarify the district representa-
tion referendum for our citi-
zens, I write this letter in
response to his letter to the edi-
tor of August 24.
The Ballot Title reads:
"Amending Sec. 5 of the
Charter, to provide for four (4)
of the city commissioners to
continue to be elected at large,
but from districts, to be created


by ordinance, and requiring
that each commissioner reside
within the district from which
he or she is elected."
This is analogous to the five
At Large City Council men and
women in Jacksonville. A can-
didate must live in the district
from which elected, but is
voted on by the entire city.
Sylvia Simmons
City Commissioner
Atlantic Beach


Rex is a great read in the paper


To the editor:
I must disagree with the
recent letter to the editor sug-
gesting that The Leader find a
new sports writer.
Not only is Rex Edmondson a
living legend in sports journal-
ism here on the first coast, he
writes "old style" in that he adds
a perspective that most current
writers can't compare to. He is a
firsthand witness of so many of
the big and small events that
have defined our community's
incredible sports culture.
I have gotten to know Mr.
Edmondson through my asso-


ciation with The Players. I have
been fascinated spending time
with him over the years to hear
about stories about his coverage
of football, baseball and even
the old championship
wrestling matches!! Rex, like
Bobby Bowden, has earned his
place to pursue his profession
as long as he wants. I for one
will look forward to reading his.
column as long as it is in The
Leader.

Murray Beard
Ponte Vedra Beach


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Editorial
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Robert DeAngelo
Rex Edmondson
Bob Fernee
Alice Gartland
John Hardebeck
Jennifer Knoechel
Aexandra Kummernes
Kristin MacCaull
Liza Mitchell
Kathy Nicoletti
Hal Newsome
Gray Rohrer
David Rosenblum
Wimpy Sutton
Ann Von Thron
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Ditribution
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Karen Holland
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Donny Milliken
John Newsome
Kelly Nunnery
Kevin Phinney
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Scott Sanders
Daniel Fanning
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I must be a good golfer, I hit


the ball more than anybody!


after all the years I
lived in golf rich
Ponte Vedra, I never
took up the game. Last
month on my vacation in
Chicago, where they play 3
months out of the year, my
two sons got me helplessly
hooked. "Bend your knees
Dad, keep your left arm
stiff, focus, that's better, but
don't bend your left
arm.....
On our third early morn-
ing playing the back 9, I
was bordering on amateur,
thanks in part to the brace I
picked up for my left arm at
Walgreens. "Dad, you're
actually using a putter
before your 8th stroke!"
The insanity didn't stop
in the Windy City. I have
been trying desperately to
improve my game since I
came back home. I have
learned the hard way that
golf spelled backwards is
flog!
When you hang out with


HOYLE DEMPSEY
COLUMNIST

golfers, you will occasional-
ly hear some off color lan-
guage. You will also hear
every golf joke ever told, in
your first month of play.
SThere was the duffer from
Orange Park who was wait-
ing on the greens with his
group and got hit with a
ball! The fellow from
Mandarin runs over and
says "Buddy, are you OK?"


He yelled, "No I'm any-
thing but OK! I'm suing
you for $5,000!"
The Mandarin golfer shot
back, "I said fore!"
The victim replied, "I'll
take it!"
Yesterday I was playing
on the 9th hole when I hit
my ball into the South's,
deepest sand trap. I wasn't
about to take the penalty.
Instead, I slid down with
iron in hand, to get that
ball out. Five minutes later
I climbed out and said to
my buddies, "Not bad for
two strokes!"
One of the guys shook his
head, "Two strokes? I heard
-at least four!"
Looking back down in the
sand trap hazard I said,
"Yea, but two of them were
echoes!"
And you have to question
the score of a guy I played
last week. After the game,
he wiped his fingerprints
off his pencil!


This letter, first printed in the
Aug. 22 issue, is being reprinted
to correct typographical errors
made by The Leader.
To' the editor:
Until the mid 1960's Ponte
Vedra was bounded by the
Duval County line to the
north, the Atlantic Ocean to
the east, somewhere around
the old Oasis bar to the
south, and what is now A1A
to the west. New A1A was
completed in the mid 1960's
and skirted existing Ponte
Vedra. South Ponte Vedra
was generally considered to
be both sides of A1A from
the Oasis to the Guana Dam.
Palm Valley was in the
same postal zone as Ponte
Vedra 32082 but no one
was under an illusion the
Palm Valley was. in Ponte


Vedra. Palm Valley was
bounded by new A1A to the
east, Solano Road to the
north, the Intracoastal
Waterway to the west, and
Mickler's (pronounced
Miklers, the i is long) Road
to the south. To call Nocatee
and even Palm Valley, Ponte
Vedra is a misnomer propa-
gated by real estate agents
and development interests
in order to make money off
of the Ponte Vedra name, I
am surprised that the aristo-
crats on Ponte Vedra
Boulevard (old A1A) haven't
spoken up. All tKe new resi-
dents in "Ponte Vedra" are
going to want access to
"their" beach, that the Ponte
Vedra Boulevard residents
want so desperately to keep
private.


It's bad enough that the
development industry has
co-opted our local govern-
ments through campaign
donations, (for instance, 99
percent of the exceptions to
the 2010 Comprehensive
Growth Plan have been
approved by the Jacksonville
City Council -Ron
Littlepage), but misnaming
whole geographic areas adds
insult to injury. Palm Valley
is Palm Valley (or Cabbage
Swamp), and Nocatee is
Diego Plains (or D-Dot
Ranch). I would be very
interested to know how
Nocatee got designated as
Ponte Vedra.

David Stearns
Ponte Vedra Beach


Community's thoughtfulness is appreciated


To the editor:
I arrived in .Neptune
Beach, homeless with two
cats, and immediately was
enchanted with the commu-
nity. Over the course of "my
stay," despite being alone
and scared, so many people
helped me, and kept the
quaint village of Neptune


Beach in magical and kind
consciousness.
So much thanks to James,
Ginger, the' lifeguards at
Ocean Rescue, Gary, the gen-
tleman who brought me
McDonalds, the staffs at
Sprint, Ragtime, Josephs,
Bio-Max Health Foods,. the
Sea Turtle Inn, and the con-


struction workers, my home-
less comrades, the police and
all of the locals.
Truly your active commu-
nity creating is of the
Heavens. You will be forever
earth angels and mystics in
my heart.
Rindi Wilson
Arizona


A tip of the hat due to SJ commission, staff


To the editor:
With the budget in its final
stages, the County's financial
management team and this
Board of County
Commissioners deserve
whatever recognition they
are getting and frankly, the
applause should be deafen-
ing. In large part, a new cul-
ture is taking hold.
This County Commission,
by its early moves such as the
hiring freeze and zero-based
cost analysis, created condi-
tions where the County is
absorbing the $23 million hit
from the first round of the
State's property tax reform
and with a $13 million
increase in General Fund


reserves, is prepared for the
second hit should the jumbo
exemption option be
approved by the voters in
January. The good news is
that the BCC acted well
before Tallahassee's plans
were known, not in reaction
to the Capital.
Right there with the BCC,
the stars of the show were
the financial team that is
really the spine of the
County government. From
Cheryl Strickland and Alan
MacDonald on the constitu-
tional side, to Assistant
County Administrator Joe
Vonasek and OMB's Doug
Timms, their performance
has been exemplary. Doug's


wonderful Office of
Management and Budget
staff, Dawn Cardenas, Jesse
Dunn, Wayne Schroeder and
Joy Andrews, are as energized
as they are good. This finan-
cial group is surely the envy
of any. We are lucky to have
them.
We should also tip our hat
to the just retired interim
County Administrator, Wally
Kropacek, for his many con-
tributions in this process.
His tenure represents anoth-
er accomplishment of this
Board of County
Commissioners.

Walter Rohrer
Ponte Vedra


LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER


A wildlife

encounter

at home


Communing witj wildlife
seems to be a hot com-
modity in coastal com-
munities. In the state of Florida
alone, opportunities are avail-
able to swim with dolphins,
hand-feed giant stingrays and
get drenched by a killer whale.
Unless you are unfortunate
enough to stumble into a shark
in its natural environment, a
fee is generally associated with
such activities. Costs, for
example, vary from $50 to
nearly $200 to splash around
with dolphins at Marineland.
Here in Jacksonville Beach, I
can swim with wild animals in.
my own backyard free of
charge. The only thing that is
taxed is my dignity.
After spending a lovely day
relaxing pool side, I retreated
to the house as the typical
afternoon storm clouds rolled
in. The sky darkened but the
rains held off well into the
evening.
As thunder rumbled in the
distance, I was gripped with
the realization that my brand
new book was likely sitting
outside exposed to the coming
elements.
The backyard was swathed in
blackness as I carved my way
through the jungle of honey-
suckle surrounding the pool.
The child protective fence was
still open and I entered the
gate and reached for my book.
Almost simultaneously,. I.
heard a noise and caught, out
of the corner of my eye, some-
thing moving immediately to
my right.
To what to my wondering
eyes should appear but an 80
pound raccoon, frozen with
fear. I locked eyes with the
masked bandit sitting dumb-
founded on the steps of my
pool. It suddenly emitted a
strange guttural noise and
clamored to hitch his huge
haunches out of the water.
Startles by all the splashing
and the screaming, I began
flailing like a rag doll and
plunged backwards into the
drink in an ankle-long dress
that opened like a. parachute
once I hit the water.
The raccoon eventually
heaved its.way out of the pool
and over the back fence, leav-
ing me to drag out myself and
my pride.
This story is pretty
funny/humiliating never mind
that my book was tucked safely
inside the house the whole
time.
At least I now know that if I
am ever forced to flee a sinking
ship, I will stay afloat as long as
I am wearing floor length
resort wear. Just like a seat
cushion on an airplane, such
an ensemble doubles as a
floatation device.
Expense incurred to dry
clean my dress? $10. Cost of
my brand new book? $14.99.
Listening to the sound of my
coworker wheezing in silent
fits of laughter as I recounted
the night's events? Priceless.
At lest it wasn't a total
Wash.


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August 29, 2007


Philately gets the stamp of approval in PV


by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER
Bob Ashmead of Ponte Vedra
Beach started collecting stamps
when he was 5, in the early
1940s.
"My grandfather got me
interested, and I've never quit,"
Ashmead said last week of
stamp collecting, known as phi-
lately.
Ashmead and Chuck
Grossman, also of Ponte Vedra
Beach, met Aug. 15 at the
Players Community Senior
Center on Landrum Lane for
the first meeting of a stamp
club.
Grossman, who initiated the
club, said he started his collec-
tion with stamps his father had
collected "as a little boy in an
orphanage in Cleveland." Some
of them dated to the early
1920s, Grossman said.
"It's a good hobby, particular-
ly for grandparents, if they
want to get their grandchildren
interested in something they
can do together," said
Grossman.
"It's educational [and] gives
you a history of the United
States if you collect U.S. stamps.
And you can see what other
countries print."
For example, the Inverted
Jenny stamp an error show-


ing a biplane flying upside
down was issued in 1918 at
the start of air mail service.
A slice of world history is
embedded in a set of stamps
that show German athletes at
several Olympic events. The set
was issued in 1936, when Hitler
hosted the Olympics in a show
of "German superiority,"
according to www.allstamp.net.
Stamps from around the
world led to Ashmead's career
choice, he said.
"I picked up such a love from
stamps for things around the
world that I became a social
studies teacher, specializing in
geography," said Ashmead.
He said he taught at
Sandalwood High School in
Jacksonville for more than 20
years and also taught in Africa
and Papua, New Guinea.
"More people are turning to
stamp collecting these days, in
their older years," said
Ashmead, who moved to
Florida in 1943.
"In their retirement years,
they're going back to the hobby
they had as children, and col-
lecting stamps once again. But
it's hard to get young people
interested," he said.
Grossman said he gave
stamps to his own children and
grandchildren, adding, "But it
didn't really catch on with any


photo (right) by CHUCK ADAMS
The Inverted Jenny (top left) is a well-known error, and the Elvis stamp is the most-collected
U.S. stamp. At a meeting last week, Bob Ashmead (left) and Chuck Grossman talk stamps.


of those youngsters."
Part of the problem in com-
petition from other hobbies,
Ashmead said.
"We didn't have television.
When the baseball card and
that kind of stuff started, it took
a lot of people away," Ashmead
said.
"Today, youngsters have
computers on their minds."
Ashmead, who has become a


stamp dealer, showed one of his
prized possessions: a Twopenny
Blue from Great Britain, one of
the first two postage stamps
issued (see trivia box).
Although Grossman and
Ashmead were the only two at
last week's meeting, Grossman
plans to meet the third
Wednesday of every month at
the Players Community Senior
Center.


"You'd think there would be
more stamp collectors in this
population of 50,000,"
Ashmead said of the Ponte
Vedra area.
Anyone interested in joining
the stamp collectors club can
call Grossman at 280-4294. The
next meeting is scheduled 1
p.m. Sept. 19.


Exchange program helps build world ambassadors


by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
STAFF WRITER
School began Friday in St.
Johns County, but Nease High
junior Taylor Bresnahan, 16, is.
no joining his classmates.
Instead, the teen will be mak-
ing final preparations to spend
a year in Germany as an
exchange student.
And to complete the
exchange, his parents, Scott
and Nancy Bresnahan, are host-
ing Nirali Shaw, 15, of India.,
while she attends Nease this
year.
Also attending Nease this
year as an exchange student is
Anne Buus Christensen, 15, of
Denmark, who is hosted by
Claudia Page, a member of the
youth exchange committee for
Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra
Sunset.
Both Shaw and Christensen
are in the United States on stu-
dent visas and are among- 30
exchange "students thidagYl'
rotary clubs staying in North
Florida.
"We are building ambassadors
through our young people,"
said Nancy Bresnahan, whose
family has hosted two other
exchange students over the past
two years.
Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra
Beach Sunset, which meets at 6
p.m. Tuesday at Sawgrass
Country Club Golf clubhouse,
has been honored for its
exchange program.
Last year, the club was award-
ed the most outstanding rotary
club for youth in the United
States and Canada.
Club members kicked off the
upcoming year in a welcoming
and sending off party for stu-
dents in Marsh Landing Aug.
14..
"All the students are inter-
viewed and tested so we know
they are all quality children,"
said Nancy Bresnahan,- whose
family .lives off County Road
210 near Nease.
"These children are probably
the bravest' children you will
ever meet in your life."
Shaw flew for 28 hours from
India for her first visit to the
United States. She was born in
Capetown, South Africa, and
was raised and schooled in the
English language in western
India.
"There are so many positive
aspects to being in the exchange
program," Shaw said at the wel-
coming event.
"You grow mentally and emo-


photo by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
Nirali Shaw (left) of India will attend Nease High this year and
will stay with the familyof Taylor Bresnahan (right), a Nease jun-
ior who will attend school in Germany.


tionally. The kids in the
exchange program are more
mature because we can make
decisions without our parents.
"You get to socialize and you
lend the hand to bridge between
two countries," she said.
"I chose the US because it is
the only superpower nation left,
and I wanted to see all the tech-
nology and the lifestyle of the
people here."
Since her arrival July 31, Shaw
said, she has enjoyed going to
the beach and watching the
launching of the space shuttle.
She has also noticed similarities
and differences in the cultures
of teenagers from India and
America.
"We are more or less 'the
same, but we are not as outspo-
ken, and here when you're 15 or
16 you already have a boyfriend


or a girlfriend," Shaw said.
"There is more of a -barrier
between girls and boys in India,
and we are more career-orient-
ed. We have to choose what our
primary schooling will be for
11th and 12th grade.
"I already chose biology so I
can study medicine."
Shaw is also a huge Harry
Potter fan and said she is excited
to read the seventh book, which
was not yet available in India.
She was also pleased that the
Bresnahan family waited for her
arrival so they could all go to see
the new movie together. They
had corresponded via e-mail
prior to her stay.
Christensen arrived Aug. 11
for her first exchange program
and visit to the United States.
"I chose the US because it
sounds like such a fantastic


country," she said. "And from
what I've seen so far, it is."
Other than attending school
and experiencing life as
teenagers in Florida, the 30
exchange students will also
attend a sea camp in the Keys in
February and will take trips to
Disney World and Sea World.
Some also will take day trips
to explore the Jacksonville area,
such as the Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens, with different
members of the rotary club.
"We want them to experience
little bits and pieces of the com-
munity so they really get a feel
for what it's like to live here,"
Nancy Bresnahan said.
"In our [rotary] district we
have a three-day orientation so
the exchange students them-
selves begin forming friend-
ships. So not only are they
learning about the United States
they are learning about all the
other countries arnd .cutl'ures
represented through '' the
exchange program."
Taylor Bresnahan became
.interested in visiting Germany
after a German exchange stu-
dent, Olga, lived with his family
two years ago. He studied a year
of German at Nease to prepare
for the application process and
interview and was selected to
participate. The cost is $4,000
per student for the year.
"I want to meet new friends
and have fun," he said. "They
go to school Monday through
Saturday, over there and they
speak German in school, so it's
going to be a challenge," he
said.
The teen has never been to
Europe but will get a chance to
experience the culture living
with three different families
during his year.
The exchange program also
has a trip to tour Germany
scheduled for November and a
Euro tour in March to visit
France, Great Britain and
Belgium.
When students return to their
home country, or what the pro-
gram calls "rebound," they can
repeat their junior year or move
on to senior year at their home
school.
"They'll have a new country
in their hearts when they return
to their home country," Nancy

.P '.


Bresnahan said.
"If Rotary could do it they
would take every child and
make them live in another
country for a year. It would end
all of the boundaries we face in
the world; it would eliminate all
the, heartache and the fighting
that goes on because we would
build all these ambassadors to
promote healing in the world."


FROM STAFF
The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office
announced this week it is joining a nationwide
crackdown on drunk driving through Labor
Day.
The announcement came Monday, the same
day that the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration released data on drunken driv-
ing deaths in 2006.
Although Florida's deaths dropped more than
13 percent --- from 1,106 in 2005 to 949 in
2006, according to the data drunken driving
fatalities went up in 22 states during the same
period.
But, according to the Sheriff's Office, drunk
driving "is one of America's deadliest crimes,"
with nearly 13,000 deaths nationwide in 2005
from crashes involving a driver or motorcycle
operator with a blood alcohol concentration of
.08 or higher.
The total jumps to more than 17,500 when..


considering drivers and motorcycle operators
with any amount of alcohol in their blood,
according to national press accounts.
The Sheriffs Office joins thousands of other
law enforcement and highway safety agencies
across the nation to take part in the "Drunk
Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest" crack-
down.
"Make no mistake. Our message is simple and
to the point.," Sheriff David Shoar said in the
news release. No matter what you drive a
passenger car, pickup, sport utility vehicle or
motorcycle if we catch you driving impaired,
we will arrest you. No exceptions. No excuses.
"We will be out in force conducting sobriety
checkpoints, saturation patrols and using
undercover officers to get more drunk drivers
off the road and save lives that might otherwise
be lost."
For additional information, visit
www.StopImpairedDriving.org.


Postage

stamp trivia

Since 1847, Benjamin
Franklin and George Washington
have appeared on more stamps
than any other Americans.
,The Elvis Presley 1993
stamp is the most popular U.S.
stamp based on sales, with at
least 124 million stamps saved.
Before prepaid postage
stamps were developed in the
19th century, recipients paid for
delivery of letters. But elaborate
codes were often used to convey
meaning on the outside of letters,
thus saving the recipient the cost
of paying for delivery.
Some of the codes and their
meanings are: stamp upside
down on left corner means "I love
you;" stamp upside down on right
corner means 'Write no more;"
stamp diagonally across the left-
hand corner means "I hate you."
Postal carriers originally had
dark blue uniforms because indi-
go blue die did not run when wet
and blue was believed to convey
authority.
Great Britain issued the first
postage stamps in 1840: the
Penny Black and the Twopenny
Blue, showing Queen Victoria.
The Inverted Jenny, a 24-
cent air mail stamp and perhaps
the best-known stamp error, was
issued in 1918.
A block of four Inverted
Jennys which uses the nick-
name of the Curtiss NJ-4 biplane
on the stamp sold for $2.97
million in October 2005.
Only one sheet of 100
Inverted Jenny stamps reached
the public. They were bought in
Washington, D.C., on May 14,
1918 by a sharp-eyed stamp col-
lector.
An Inverted Jenny was used
to mail an absentee ballot in Fort
Lauderdale, Fla., for the Nov. 7
election. The stamp, marked as
1936, was soon assumed to be a
fake.

Sources: Web pages of the
American Philatelic Society
(www.stamps.org) and Fox News
(foxnews.com).


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offices up forelection and dates of elections in the
City of Atlantic Beach, Florida.


OFFICES
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August 29, 2007


POLICE BEAT


JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Grand theft of a motor vehi-
cle was reported Aug. 25 in the
900 block of 22nd Street N. A
2002 white Toyota pick up truck
valued at $8,000 was stolen
from the victim's driveway. The
victim told police he was unsure
if the vehicle was at his resi-
dence when he arrived home at
1:30 a.m. The truck was
unlocked and an extra set of
keys was in the console.
* *
Aggravated assault was
reported Aug. 20 in the 500
block of 1st Street N. The 18-
year-old victim told police she
was walking through the pier
parking lot just after 3 p.m.
when a vehicle turned into the
parking area and came extreme-
ly close to hitting her. She said
she motioned to the driver to let
him know she was there and
said the driver became irate and
yelled at her to move. The vic-
tim said the suspect inched the
car forward coming in contact
with her leg and drove away.
Police contacted the suspect
who admitted to yelling at the
woman but said she hit his
vehicle with her hands and he
drove away to avoid a con-
frontation.

Auto burglary was reported
Aug. 24 in the 1700 block of 1st
Street S. A laptop computer,
glasses and a video rental card
were stolen from the vehicle.
The loss was estimated at
$1,200.

Battery was reported Aug. 24
in the 300 block of 10th Street S.
Police said the victim and the
suspect were involved in a fight
over work related issues.
* *
Grand theft was reported
Aug. 24 in the 2300 block of
Beach Blvd. A silver 1983 Hydra
Sport boat valued at $8,000 was
recovered in the marsh near
Atlantic Boulevard and the
Intracoastal Waterway. Police
found the unoccupied 15-foot
craft covered in mud with the
engine running. The boat was
registered to Atlantic
Watersports. Management was
unaware that the boat was miss-
ing but identified a possible sus-
pect that had inquired earlier
about leasing a boat. The man
was in his early 20's and
appeared to be intoxicated,
police said.

Utility theft was reported
Aug. 24 in the 100 block of 7th
Court. A total of $500 worth of
electricity was stolen between
Aug. 10 and Aug. 24. An electric
utility worker told police that
an unknown suspect had tam-
pered with the meter.
* *
Battery was reported Aug. 24
in an unknown area of 4th


Avenue S. Police said a 14-year-
old victim was confronted by
three unknown "bullies" in the
front yard of his home. One of
the suspects grabbed him and
pushed him against the wall.
The victim struck his head on
the wall but was not seriously
injured, the police report said.

Battery was reported Aug. 25
in the unit block of Beach prop-
er N. Two female victims ages
21 and 25 told police they were
walking south on the beach at
3:30 a.m. when they were
approached by three unknown
male suspects. The men made
vulgar statements to the women
who told them to leave them
alone. One of the men kicked
one of the victims in the crotch
and the other suspect punched
the second woman twice in the
side of the head causing her to
fall to the ground. The victims
yelled at the men who fled after
the attack toward Joe's Crab
Shack. The victims said all three
of the men spoke with English
accents.

Jason Michael Kertz, 27, of St.
Mary's, Ga. was arrested Aug. 25
and charged with aggravated
battery knowingly causing bod-
ily harm at a bar in the 100
block of 3rd Avenue N., accord-
ing to a police report. Police said
Kertz was on the outside patio
of the Ritz Bar when a victim
walked through the area and
accidentally bumped into him.
According to police, Kertz
gripped his full drinking glass
and smashed it into the victim's
face. The man was bleeding pro-
fusely from two deep lacera-
tions in his forehead and went
to the ground. He was treated
for his injuries.

Auto burglary was reported
Aug. 26 in the first block of 1st
Street N. An unknown suspect
smashed a window and stole a
purse and wallet from the vehi-
cle.

Arnold Jefferson Romine, 60,
a transient, was arrested Aug. 26
and charged with grand theft of
a motor vehicle in the 1500
block of Roberts Drive, accord-
ing to a police, report.
Employees at Baptist Medical
Beaches reported seeing a suspi-
cious vehicle in the parking lot
with two male occupants. Police
conducted a traffic stop and
determined the car was stolen.;

Bryan Scott Hall, 34, a tran-
sient, was arrested Aug. 21 and
charged with armed robbery
with a firearm or deadly,
weapon in the 600 block of
Beach proper N., according to a
police report. Hall was positive-
ly identified as the suspect in a
July 31 armed robbery near
Walgreen's, police reported. The


victim told police Hall held him
at knifepoint and threatened to
stab him if he didn't give him
his money, $25.
* *
Colby Mason Wochner, 20, a
transient, was arrested Aug. 25
and charged with grand theft of
a motor vehicle in the 300 block
of 7th Avenue N., according to a
police report. Police determined
that the blue four-door
Oldsmobile Wochner was driv-
ing was stolen.

Eric Jordan Cox, 19, of
Atlantic Beach was arrested Aug.
23 and charged with criminal
mischief or interruption of busi-
ness or utilities at a condomini-
um in the 1900 block of 1st
Street N., according to a police
report..

Bradley E. Davis, 26, of Ponte
Vedra Beach was arrested Aug.
26 and charged with a warrant
for obtaining property with
worthless checks in the 1300
block of 13th Avenue S., accord-
ing to a police report.
* *
James Francis Wachter III, 36,
of Tampa, was arrested Aug. 25
and charged with leaving the
scene of an accident involving
injuries in the 200 block of
Beach Boulevard, according to a
police report.
***
Fraudulent use of a credit card
was reported on Aug. 21 in the
500 block of 1st Street N.,
according to a police report.
***000
Sheila Caroline Hartley, 25,
was arrested for introducing or
possession of contraband into a
county detention facility on
Aug. 21 in the 500 block of
Adams Street E., according to a
police report.
***00
Fraudulent use of a credit card
and grand theft was reported on
Aug. 20 in the 100 block of
Penman Road, according to a
police report. Someone charged
$1058.69 on the victim's debit
card, according to the report.
***00
Grand theft was reported on
Aug. 20 in the in the 1500 block
of 1st Street N., according to a
police report. The victim's
purse was stolen, according to
the report.

Burglary and grand theft were
reported on Aug. 20 in the 1600
block of Ocean Drive, according
to a police report.
***

ATLANTIC BEACH
Burglary was reported on
Aug. 15 in the 1300 block of
Seminole Road, according to a
police report.
***000
Kim Marie Lowery, 45, was
arrested for resisting an officer


with violence on Aug. 21 in the
1200 block of Mayport Road,
according to a police report.
***
Aggravated battery was
reported on Aug. 20 in the 2200
block of Mayport Road, accord-
ing to a police report. The vic-
tim told police that a car was
following him while he rode his
bicycle and then struck him in
the rib cage and on the bike's
handle. He said that the car left
and then came back again and
struck him on the left leg.
However, he then told police
that the car did not collide with
the bike because he was able to
turn away, according to the
report,
***00
Grand theft was reported on
Aug. 15 in the 700 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, according to
a police report. An unknown
suspect stole an edger from a
lawn trailer, according to the
report.
***00
Burglary was reported on
Aug. 21 in the 150 block of Levy
Road, according to a police
report.

Possession of a controlled
substance was reported on Aug.
23 in the 1600 block of Mayport
Road, according to a police
report.

Lawrence Earl Wallace, 26,
was arrested for being a habitu-
al traffic offender on Aug. 24 in
the 13400 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a police
report.
***
Everett Richard Ewoldt, 32,
was arrested for a fugitive war-
rant extradition on Aug. 24 in
the 200 block of Aquatic Drive,
according to a police report.
***
Stacy Lynn Betz, 18, was
arrested for a fugitive warrant of
extradition on Aug. 24 in the
200 block of Aquatic Drive,
according to a police report.
***
Fraudulent use of personal
identification information was
reported on Aug. 25 in the 1000
block of Atlantic Boulevard,
according to a police report.
***
NEPTUNE BEACH
Grand theft was reported on
Aug. 24 in the 100 block of
Hopkins Street, according to a
police report. The victim's surf-
board was stolen, according to
the report. .*; '

Criminal attempt/3rd degree
burglary was reported on Aug.
24 in the 500 block of Davis
Street, according to a police
report.
***
Criminal mischief was report-
ed on Aug. 26 in the 200 block
of Pine Street, according to a


police report. The victim told
police that she woke up to a
loud sound near her garage, fol-
lowed by the sound of subjects
laughing and leaving in a vehi-
cle, according to the report. The
window to the garage door was
shattered, according to the
report.
***
Obtaining personal property
with intent to defraud was
reported on Aug. 26 in the 200
block of Windswept Circle,
according to a police report.
Someone charged $400 worth
of merchandise at a store in
Georgia, using the victim's
account, according to the
report.
***00
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
Two male suspects are being
sought in connection with an
armed robbery of two females
early Saturday off U.S. 1 near
Nease High School.
Deputies. responded to a park-
ing lot in the 200 block of
Nettles Lane shortly after 3 a.m.
following a report of a holdup.
The two female victims, ages
19 and 20, stated they had left a
night club in Jacksonville and
were traveling alongside a silver
or champagne colored Honda
Accord on U.S. 1.
The victims said the driver
was driving erratically and the
women thought they had got-
ten away from the vehicle but it
arrived at the younger victim's
apartment.
The passenger got out of the
car, opened the driver's side
door of the victim's car, put a
handgun in the victim's face
and demanded money and her
purse.
The female victim stated she
did not have her purse and the
assailant demanded the purse of
the other female. The suspect
then left with the victim's purse
containing several credit cards,
keys and a cell phone.
The empty wallet and' keys
were located a short time later
at the intersection of Old Dixie
Highway and Palm Valley Road.
The suspects were described as
black males, unknown ages, one
5 feet, 5 inches tall and 125 to
135 pounds wearing a gray tank
top with a black shirt over his
head. The Jacksonville Sheriff's
Office reported a similar rob-
bery that occurred in.an apart-
ment complex on Old St.
Augustine Road.shortly before
this'oAe i I


* *
A 57-year-old man driving a
golf cart on a golf course at the
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club was
injured Friday when the cart he
was driving collided with
another golf cart. The man fell
out of the golf cart, hitting his
head on the ground, according
to a deputy's report. He was
taken by rescue personnel to
Baptist Medical Center-Beaches,
according to the report. One of
the carts sustained $200 in dam-
age..


Gunshots


reported


in AB

FROM STAFF

Shots of gunfire were report-
ed in Atlantic Beach Monday,
according to Police Chief
David Thompson.
One to two gunshots were
reportedly fired near Main
Street, but there were no wit-
nesses to the incident, accord-
ing to Thompson.
He said that no one was
injured and there is no indica-
tion that anyone was being
shot at.

Natural causes

cited in death

of man found

behind store

FROM STAFF
A transient, who was found
deceased behind a local busi-
ness in Atlantic Beach, died
from natural causes, according
to Police Chief David
Thompson.
The body was found
Thursday morning in the 400
block of Atlantic Boulevard
and police previously suspect-
ed "suspicious circumstances,"
according to Thompson.
However, it was determined
that the 53-year-old man died
from coronary disease, accord-
ing to Thompson.
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WTLV news anchor Donna Hicken
speaks to the Atlantic Beach City.
Commission Monday about the National
Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer. The
race will be held on Feb. 17, 2008 and
part of the course will go through the
Beach cities temporarily disrupting some
traffic. Proceeds from the race will bene-
fit The Donna Hicken Foundation, a char-
itable organization dedicated to helping
women with breast cancer.


Teri Mason, Nicole Zauke and
Richard Razabdouski have joined the
Ponte Vedra Office of RE/MAX
Unlimited. Mason and Zauke specialize
in residential real estate while
Razabdouski will head up the newly
formed Property Management Division
for RE/MAX Unlimited. Jean Pickett will
assist Razabdouski with the Property
Management. RE/MAX Unlimited recent-
ly moved to their new location in the
Heritage Bank building at 100 Corridor
Road South in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Cici Anderson
has joined
Prudential Network
Realty at its Ponte
Vedra Beach office.
She was an on-site
sales person at
Ponte Vedra-by-the-
Sea Estates, Vilano, .
Oaks in Vilano
Beach, and has, for i:
the last 3 years,
been one of the Anderson
two-person sales
team at the
Intracoastal development, Marina San
Pablo. She was born in the Midwest and
educated at Randolph-Macon College in
Virginia with a Bachelor's degree in polit-
ical science and economics.

Michelle
Mousin has joined
Prudential Network
Realty at its Ponte
Vedra Beach office.
Educated in com-
mercial invest-
ment, paralegal
and general real
estate studies, she
is a multi-million
dollar producer
with eight years of Mousin
experience.

The leading Realtors at Berry & Co.
Real Estate for the month of July were
Clare Berry for sales and listing and
Carol Burns for top production.
* *00
Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., announced it
recently added three new associates to its
corporate headquarters staff to oversee


product sourcing, investor relations and
the company's in-store, pharmacies.
Graham Leary has joined Winn-Dixie as
Vice President of Strategic Sourcing,
where he is responsible for leading and
managing product sourcing and procure-
ment efforts for the 520-store grocer. Eric
Harris has joined Winn-Dixie as Director
of Investor Relations. James Schmid is
Winn-Dixie's new Vice President of
Pharmacy, and is responsible for the day-
to-day and the strategic operations of the
company's in-store pharmacies.

Residents, government agencies, utili-
ties and innovators are invited to attend
the 2007 Jacksonville Environmental
Seminar: A New Vision for
Jacksonville's Environmental Future
hosted by the City of Jacksonville
Environmental Protection Board (EPB)
and the University of North Florida
(UNF). It will be held from 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. on Sept. 21at the UNF University
Center, 12000 Alumni Drive. The semi-
nar will provide valuable information
about ways the community .can work
together to create a vision for the envi-
ronment's future. This year's keynote
speaker, Dr. Todd Sack, former EPB chair
and current chair of the Florida Energy
Commission's Advisory Group on
Climate Change, will discuss the. impact
of climate changes on the community's
future. Other seminar topics will include
Smart Growth; Photovoltaic Energy.
Potential; Plasma: The Energy
Alternative; Building Green; Minimizing
Environmental Footprint; Ozone Rules-
Get Ready!; Toolbox to Restore the St.
Johns River; Energy, Environment and
the Economy; 2020: A Drop to Drink;
Intelligent Transit; Mercury's Troubled
Future and Coastal 'Hurricane Impacts.
In addition, attendees may participate in
a roundtable discussion featuring leaders
from Jacksonville University, the Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection, the Jacksonville Regional
Chamber of Commerce, the St. Johns
Riverkeeper and the City of Jacksonville
Environmental Resource Management
Department. Individual registration is
$70 through Sept. 7 and $90 from Sept.
8-18. To register, call 630-4900 or visit
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LEONOR 'NORA' AYSON-BAGASOL


SMARY COFFEY CHAMBERS


RICHARD TAYLOR DOWNES SR.


Leonor
"rNora"
Ayson-
Bagasol
died Aug.
S. 24, 2007
Si n
Jackson-
ville. She
was born
SSept. 29,
1950 in
Angeles
City, Philippines to the late Mr.
and Mrs. Bartolome Ayson.
She was an active member of
the Filipino Community of
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
and the Handmaid of the Lord's
Group at St. John's Catholic
Church in Mayport.
She worked as a nurse in
Bahrain, Saudi Arabia for 15
years before migrating to the
United States. She worked as a
patient care technician at
Baptist Medical Center-
Beaches. The love of her profes-
sion and virtue of compassion
had shown her the passion to
care for her patients. This


Rudolp McLendon, a long-
time resident of Jacksonville
Beach, died Aug. 23, 2007 in a
Daytona Beach hospital.
He is survived by a sister,
Rosa Hollis (Miss Pete), and
brother, Leo McClendon, both
of Jacksonville Beach; sons; a


earned her respect from her
patients, co-workers and super-
visors.
She is survived by her hus-
band, Alejandro "Juno"
Bagasol; brother, Eduardo
Cristobal of Angeles City,
Philippines; sisters, Elena
Campbell of Sacramento, Calif.,
Erlinda Franco of Angeles City,
Julieta Aldana of Sacramento,
Rosemarie Managaye of
Angeles City and Magdalenea
Santos of Sacramento; stepsis-
ter, Pamela Ayson of Angeles
City; and stepbrother, Redel
Ayson of Angeles City.
A visitation will be held from
4-9 p.m. Thursday at Hardage-
Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral
Home, 850 St. Johns Bluff
Road, Jacksonville. A funeral
mass will be held at 4 p.m.
Sunday at Holy Spirit Catholic
Church, 11665 Fort Caroline
Road, Jacksonville. Her body
will be flown to the Philippines
for interment.
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens, Jacksonville Beach.


host of nephews, nieces and
cousins; and close friend,
Lemont Lyle.
Services will be held at 11
a.m. Friday at Beaches
Memorial. The family may be
visited after the service at 70
2nd Ave. S., Jacksonville Beach.


Mary Coffey Chambers, 57,
died Aug. 23, 2007. She was
born in Bayonne, N.J. and had
resided in Atlantic Beach since
1988. She was employed by
Sealand CSX and was a mem-
ber of St. Paul's Catholic
Church of Jacksonville Beach.
Survivors include her hus-
band of 19 years, Ron
Chambers; son, Jeffery;
cousins, Joanne O'Brian, Joe
O'Brian, Dolores Ribele and
Irene Falish, all of New Jersey;


and her extended family at St.
Paul's Catholic School.
Visitation was held Monday
in the chapel of Quinn-Shalz
Family Funeral Home. A
Memorial Mass was celebrated
Tuesday in St. Paul's Catholic
Church, with the Rev. William
Kelly as celebrant. A reception
in the Family Life Center fol-
lowed.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


CHARLES A. NEIGHBORS SR.


Charles A. Neighbors Sr., 70,
died Aug. 23, 2007. He was
born May 4, 1937 in Roanoke,
Va. to Curtis and Anita
Neighbors and moved to
Jacksonville in 1966.
He served in the Air Force
for seven years. He was an
active member of Calvary
Anglican Church, where he
'served as a junior and senior
warden.
His close friends knew him
as Chuck and Big Chuck. He
loved to fish, watch football
and was a Gators fan, and
spend time with his children
and grandchildren. He set an
example for all to follow. He
will be loved and remembered
by all those he touched and
came in contact with, the
family said.
He is survived by his wife of
50 years, Barbara; son, Charles


JAMES DOUGLAS POPP, M.D.


James
Douglas
Popp,
M.D., 45,
died Aug.
25, 2007
surrounded
by his fami-
ly. He was
born Nov.
9, 1961 in
Kansas
City, Kan. to Alan and Jean
Popp.
He was an active member of
St. Paul's Catholic Church.
He was driven by his love for
life. His every action demon-
strated the utmost respect for
his family, friends and patients
and, most importantly to him,
his faith. The dignified man-


ner with which he endured his
every challenge testified to his
courage and never-ending
belief in God's eternal love,
the family said.
Family members include his
wife, Barbra Spengeman-Popp;
children, Nicole Cayla Popp,
Brent James Popp, Reed Austin
Popp, Kyle Logan Popp and
Grant Carson Popp; parents,
Alan and Jean Popp; brothers,
Jeff (Robin) Popp and Mark
(Brenda) Popp; nephew,
Connor Popp; and nieces,
Britney Popp and Shelly Popp.
Visitation will be held fromi
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday in
the chapel of Quinn-Shalz
Family Funeral Home, with a
prayer vigil at 7 p.m. lead by
Rev. John Tetlow. A Mass of


Christian Burial will be cele-
brated at 11 a.m. Thursday in
St. Paul's Catholic Church,
Jacksonville Beach, with the
Rev. William Kelly as cele-
brant. Interment will follow in
Ponte Vedra Valley Cemetery.
He was a devoted husband,
father, physician, son and
brother who will be missed by
many, the family said.
His wish was that all his
children attend college.
Therefore, the family' has
requested that, in lieu of flow-
ers, donations be made to a
college fund .set up on'.their
behalf. Donations may be:sent
to Popp 529 Educational Fund,
c/o Merrill Lynch, 4800 Deer.
Lake Dr. E. #1-A, Jacksonville,
FL 32246.


Neighbors Jr. and his wife;
Bobbie, of Orange Park;
daughter, Sabrina Maturgo
and her, husband, Ron, of
Jacksonville; sister, Jackie
Thomas and her husband,
Leon, of Altamonte Springs,
Fla.; aunt, Atlas Lewis of
Hagerstown, Md.; and grand-
children, Tomi, Adam, Caleb
and Jacob.
A memorial service will be
held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at
Calvary Anglican Church,
3044 S. San Pablo Road,
Jacksonville. There will be a
reception following; location
will be announced at the serv-
ice.
Memorial contributions
may be made to Calvary
Anglican Church.
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens, Jacksonville Beach.

Obituary notices are
published free of charge as a
community service. All submis-
sions are subject to editing. Paid
advertising space is available for
more detailed or personalized
death notices. Call 249-9033.


Richard Taylor "Dick
Downes Sr. died Aug. 18, 2007.
A longtime Beaches resident,
he was originally from Boston,
Mass.
He was a graduate of Moses
Brown Prep School and Brown
University. He served in World
War II as a Navy corpsman in
the Seabees.
After a long career in the
hotel business, he worked for
the state of Florida Division of
Vital Services, eventually
becoming the state registrar
until his retirement in 1989.
He was predeceased by his
wife of 60 years, Ethel L.
Kennedy, who died almost
three years to the day before.
He is survived by three sons,


Ilah B. Oliveri, 84, died Aug.
21, 2007. She was born Oct. 25,
1922 in Asheville, N.C. to
Charles J. Burton and Ruby O.
Zettell.
During her youth, she lived
in Ohio, Tennessee and Illinois.
Known to her family as Nana,
she was a loving wife, mother,
grandmother and great-grand-
mother, the family said. She
will be forever missed by her
family.
She was preceded in death in
1984 by her sister, Juanita Ollic,
of Charleston, S.C., and in 2003'
by her husband, Joseph F.
Oliveri of Bronx, N.Y. They
were married 56 years.
The couple lived in South
Carolina, Texas and Florida.
She spent her final years with
her youngest daughter and her
family in Jacksonville.
She is survived by her daugh-
ters, Rhonda Sistare and hus-


Richard Jr. of Jupiter, Fla.,
Stephen and James, both of
Atlantic Beach; three grand-
children, Danielle, Melanie
and James; and six great-grand-
children, Christian, Megan,
Jesse, Anastasia, Ethan and Ty.
He was a member of Sigma
Chi Fraternity, National Seabee
Vets-Island 9 and a trustee of
the Atlantic Beach Police
Pension Board.
He will be dearly missed by
his family, the legacy of Ethel
and Dick, Mom and Dad,
Grandma and Pop, Great
Grandma and Big Pop, the
family said.
A private ceremony will be
held in the near future at a
time to be determined.


band, Jimmy, of Augusta, Ga.,
Sharman Spence and husband,
Tom, of Bums Flat, Okla. and
Joanne Singleton and husband,
Henry, of Jacksonville; six
grandchildren, Lisa Sistare-
Harkins, Joseph Sistare,
Heather A. Spence, Christopher
Spence, Tiffany Singleton and
Trey Singleton; and two great-
grandchildren, Michael Sistare
and Taylor Sistare.
The family held a private
service Aug. 25. Her ashes will
be interred with her husband in
the National Cemetery in
Beaufort, S.C.
In lieu of flowers, the family
asks that donations be made to
Dr. Kennedy's Coral Ridge
Ministries at P.O. Box 40, Ft.
Lauderdale, FL 33302
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


STEPHEN RYAN REED


Stephen
Ryan Reed,
24, of
Jacksonville
died Aug.
25, 2007.
He was
born and
raised ir
Palm Valley
and was a
firefighter
for St. Johns County. He was a
member at Bethlehem


Lutheran Church and enjoyed
fishing.
He is survived by his wife,
Katey Machurick Reed; father,
Stephen Reed, and mother,
Linda Wern Reed; grandpar-
ents, Rocco and Gaile Ruffo
and Harold and Betty Reed;
great-grandmothers., Virginia
Wern and Eunice Porter; father-
in-law, Danny Machurick, and
mother-in-law, Connie
Machurick; and many aunts,
uncles, nieces and nephews.


The family received friends
Tuesday at Craig Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held at
10 a.m. Wednesday at
Bethlehem Lutheran Church,
with interment to follow at
Ponte Vedra Valley Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials
in his name may be made to
Firefighters for:' Faiillies,
www.dreamscometrue.org.
Funeral' arrangements by
Craig Funeral Home, St.
Augustine.


CALENDAR


Wednesday, Aug. 29

Hurricane Preparedness:
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center, 2004 Forest
Ave., holds a Hurricane
Preparedness seminar at 9
a.m. with First Coast News
chief meteorologist Tim
Deegan and Neptune Beach
police chief David Sembach.
People in and around the
Beaches are encouraged to
attend. The official First Coast
News 2007 Storm Track
Hurricane Preparedness Guide
will be distributed. Call 270-
1688 for information.

Let's Talk: Let's Talk Issues,
a discussion group, meets at 7
p.m. at the Jacksonville Beach
Golf Course Clubhouse, 605
Penman Road S. There's no
organization to join, no mem-
bership fee involved. It's just a
group of concerned citizens,
interested in better govern-
ment, coming together to talk
politics. Homemade salads,
sandwiches, cookies and tea
will be available at 6:30 p.m.
For information, call Lynn
Cattin at 223-1096 or email
her at lcattin@bellsouth.net
or call Avia Jones at 246-
0834.

Tree Steak House: The Tree
Steak House, recently sold to
David Farmer and Clayton
Youngblood, who are opening
Fuddruckers at the Landing
and the Amsterdam Cafe
downtown, holds a "Come
Meet the New Owners" start-
ing at 6 p.m. Mike Shakelford
will be playing until 10 p.m.
Free appetizers will be put out
between 6-7 p.m. The Tree
Steak House is at 725 Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. For
information, call 241-5600.

Thursday, Aug. 30

Junior Players
Championship: The Junior
Players Championship, under
the aegis of the PGA Tour and
American Junior Golf
Association, makes its debut
with a group of 24 juniors


being paired with amateur
partners in a charity junior-
am event today. The 54-hole
Junior Players Championship
will be played Friday through
Sunday on The Players
Stadium Course. The invita-
tion-only event will bring 78
of the world's top junior boys
to TPC Sawgrass.

Kiwanis Club: Kiwanis
Club of Jacksonville Beaches
meets at noon at Selva Marina
Country Club. The cost for
non-members is $15. For
information, call club presi-
dent Ed Robinson at 610-
3740 or visit www.beacheski-
wanis.com.

Friday, Aug. 31

FRA Cooks: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290 hosts
a "Pizza/Calzone" dinner
from 5-8 p.m. at the Branch
Home, 390 Mayport Road,
Atlantic Beach. Carry-out
orders are accepted. The pub-
lic is always invited. For infor-
mation, call 246-6855.

Saturday, Sept. 1

Bake Sale: A bake sale ben-
efiting the Donna Hicken
Foundation begins at 10 a.m.
at Shore Things, North Beach
Center, 725-4 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. For informa-
tion, call 24-1313.

Creature Feature: Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
offers live estuary animal
interaction sessions at 11 a.m.
in the Research Reserve's
Environmental Education
Center. The GTMRR
Environmental Education
Center is at 505 Guana River
Road. Entry fee is $2 for adults
and $1 for children ages 10-
17; children under 10 are free.
For information, call the
Research Reserve at 904-823-
4500.

Healthy Back: Healthy
back yoga classes are offered
from 9-10 a.m. every Saturday


at Let's Dance, 246 Solano
Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. Pre-
registration is required.
Classes are designed to teach
participants how to keep their
back healthy or return their
back to health. For informa-
tion, call Joan Ryan at 280-
4628 or email yogajoan@com-
cast.net.

Sunday, Sept. 2

Auditions for Joyful
Singers: Auditions for the
Joyful Singers, directed by
Sharon Scholl, take place at
12:30 p.m. at the Unitarian
Universalist Church of
Jacksonville, 7405 Arlington
Expressway. A concert will
take place Oct 14. People of
all ages, voices and musical
levels are invited; rehearsal
tapes are provided, and music
reading is not essential. For
information, contact Scholl at
853-6158.
Free Yoga and T'ai Chi:
Free Yoga from 10-11:15 a.m.
and free T'ai Chi from 11:30
a.m.-12 p.m. is offered every
Sunday at Cobalt Moon
Center, Water Studio,
Neptune Beach. The sessions
are open to all fitness levels.
Call Kristen at 525-5867 for
information.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

FMS Open House Dinner:
Fletcher Middle School holds
an Open House with doors
opening at 5 p.m. Beach Road
Chicken will be delivered to
the FMS cafeteria, and dinner
will be served by members of
the Fletcher High School
Interact Club. The FMS band
will perform. Tickets are $8
for adults, $5 for students and
siblings. There will be limited
walk-in dinner availability. A
brief PTSA meeting will be
held during the dinner. Open
House begins at 6:30 p.m.;
dinner will be served from 5-
6:15 p.m. Those interested in
helping set up for the dinner
can contact Kendra
Robertson at 247-7804 or
Kendra@200firststreet.com.


Members of The Griggs Group CPAs spent a day recently volunteering at the local Fellowship of
Christian Athletes annual kick-off classic at the Jacksonville Suns ball park with Gator quarterback
Tim Tebow. Tebow, wide receiver Cornelius Ingram and running backs coac Stan Drayton shared
their testimonies to nearly 750 area high school football players. From left The Griggs Group
staffers with Tim Tebow, who is third from left, are Jon Geric, Bryan Reyes, Carrie Griggs, Kara
Cozzaglio, Eric Griggs and Kathy Cascone.


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EDWARD R. STARR, 46, died August 7,
2007 at Memorial Medical Center in
Jacksonville, FL. He was born in New London,
CT on December 18, 1960, the son of the late
George Starr and the late Rose A. (Hollis)
Gerry, stepson of Neal C. Gerry Sr. of
Canterbury, CT.
Edward left CT at the age of 17 to join the
United States Navy and later married twice and
settled in FL. He returned to CT in 2004 and
resided in Norwich, CT for the past 3 years.
He was employed by General Dynamics in
Groton, CT as a machinist. He recently
returned to FL at the end of a long-term
illness. He enjoyed reading and fishing.
In addition to his stepfather, his survivors
include: 2 former wives, Brenda (Murray)
Wilson and Laura (Hatfield) Starr, 3 daughters,
Candice (Starr) Gonzales, Adrian (Starr)
Wright, and Ellen R. Starr of FL, and 2
stepsons, Thomas Murray and Damon
Hatfield. 1 brother, William Starr of Plainfield,
CT, 2 sisters, Anna (Starr) Facer and Margaret
Starr both of Canterbury, CT.
Along with his parents, he is predeceased by 2
brothers, Neal C. Gerry Jr. and DanaJ.
Gerry. He had many nieces, and nephews in
both CT and FL. He had many grandchildren
in FL. His family in Connecticut would like to
extend a special Thank you to Brian for taking
care of Edward in his final days with us.
Memorial Services were held at Cedar Bay
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photo submitted
Following the Italian Christmas Eve tradition, the buffet at the Feast of the Seven Fishes featured fish and seafood dishes.



Italian Christmas dinner raises funds


by KATHY NICOLETTI
COLUMNIST

of Christmas last

There was a little bit
weekend at the
Beaches, complete
with holiday food and deco-
rations.
Anne Wiggins, Youth
Ministry Direttor at St.
Paul's by-the-Sea Episcopal
Church, hosted a traditional
Italian Christmas Eve dinner


to raise funds for the youth
group's upcoming mission
to Cienfuegos, Cuba.
The dinner was called the
Feast of the Seven Fishes.
The trip to Cienfuegos is
planned for November. It is
an effort to re-establish the
relationship between St.
Paul's and their sister
church there, St. Paul's
Parish.
"The trip is the first after
a five-year break in what
had become a series of regu-
lar visits to St. Paul's in
Cienfuegos," said Wiggins.
"Reestablishing our rela-
tionship with our compan-
ion parish is a high priority
with Rev. Penny (Pfab) and
she is accompanying us on
this mission."


photo submitted


Marie Imburgia Fesler prepares clam.sauce for the Feast of the
Seven Fishes Dinner, one of St. Paul's by-the-Sea Episcopal
Church's mission dinners.


While the youth group
has been raising funds for
the trip since the beginning
. of the year, they will travel
to Cuba by charter flight
which is expensive, said
Wiggins.
It has also taken extra
planning to make the trip
possible, including a special
license through the U.S.
Department of the Treasury
and visas through the
Cuban government.
The group hopes that the
proceeds from the Feast of
the Seven Fishes and other
upcoming Mission Dinners
will help them reach their
financial goal for the trip,
said Wiggins.


The Feast of the Seven
Fishes was the first of five
Mission Dinners planned for
August through October.
Wiggins and her husband,
Cecil, have hosted the holi-
day celebration for their
family and friends on
Christmas Eve for the past
three years.
Wiggins said that they
consider the dinner their
gift during the holidays to
family and friends. It has
been so well received that
she hoped it would be just
as popular as a fundraiser
for the youth group.
She explained that she
had learned about the
Italian tradition on a televi-


sion cooking show without
even realizing that a mem-
ber of her household had
celebrated the Feast of the
Seven Fishes many years
ago.
Wiggins, mother-in-law
Marie Imburgia Fesler is a
first-generation Italian
American. Her family, like
many Italian families, cele-
brated the eve of Christ's
birth with a meal of seven
fish or seafood dishes.
"The Feast of the Seven
Fishes possibly originated
from the Roman Catholic
tradition of avoiding meat
before Christmas.
Although the meaning'of
the number seven is a mys-
tery most believe it repre-
sents the seven sacra-
ments," said Wiggins.
"Some regions of Italy
require three courses (the
Trinity), nine courses (the
Trinity times three), 12
courses (the Apostles), 13
courses (the Apostles, plus
Jesus), or even 25 (for the
days in the Christmas sea-
son)."
Among the seafood dishes
Wiggins serves at her holi-
day event are her husband's
sesame tuna, shrimp or crab
salad, fried Calamari from a
local restaurant, a crab dip,
and fish in tomato sauce.
The focus is on the
seafood at the Feast of the
Seven Fishes so most side
dishes and appetizers are


See RECIPES, A-10


Hand returns to First


Coast to practice law


by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Chris Hand has always
dabbled in politics,
dating back to his days
as student body president at
Fletcher High School.
He wrote op-ed pieces in
college and was elected stu-
dent government president
while in law school.
The son of a Jacksonville
attorney, Hand, 34, knew he
would ultimately follow his
father into the law profes-
sion.
But first he wanted to test
the waters of national poli-
tics.
His plan was to find a tem-
porary job in Washington,
D.C., and then return to
Florida and, start cracking the
law books.
But the politics inside the
Capital Beltway has a way of
seducing aspiring public ser-
vants.
"I expected to stay two
years max in Washington and
I stayed more than five,'
Hand recalled last week in a
phone interview from the
Jacksonville law firm of
Terrell Hogan, where he is in
practice..
"My first job was in U.S.
Sen. Bill Bradley's office. I
answered the phone, the
office mail and went out to
get the senator's lunch. Then
I got the luckiest break of my
life."
Hand, a native Floridian,
was in Bradley's office one
day when.he noticed an e-
mail from the office of U.S.
Sen. Bob Graham of Florida.
The former Florida gover-
nor (1979-87) was looking for
a speechwriter, the No. 2
position 'on his commutnica-
ti6nsstaff. ,'f .. .',k
Hand said Graham was his
"political hero" growing up.
A job writing speeches for a
politician who held the same
senatorial seat as his high
school's namesake, Duncan
U. Fletcher, would be a dream
come true.
"The first thing Sen.
Graham asked me was,
'Where did I go to high
school?' Hand recalled..
"When I said, 'Fletcher
High,' he gave me a lengthy
lecture on Sen. Fletcher. He
even knew [Fletcher High's]
nickname and school colors."
Hand got the job and later


photo submitted
Chris Hand was salutatorian of
his graduating class at
Fletcher High School.

became Graham's press secre-
tary.
Hand still calls working for
Graham, who retired from
the Senate in 2003, "the luck-
iest break" of his life.
"I still pinch myself. It was
about as good a job as I could
ever imagine," Hand added.
"I've always been interested
in public service. I've always
wanted to help Floridians
better their lives."
Hand left Graham's office
in August 2000 after .the
Democratic National
Convention- in Los Angeles.
He took a red-eye flight to
Jacksonville and literally
started law school the follow-
ing day.
' After five and half years in
the nation's capital, Hand
said it was time to pursue a
law'degree. "
.Ati' Prineeton, *here,:Hand
graduated with honors, he
studied public policy at the
Woodrow Wilson School of
Public and International
Affairs.
At Florida's Levin College
of Law, Hand served on the
school's moot court team,
receiving the highest -award
for performance in trial prac-
tice.
Also while at Florida, Hand
tried jury cases as a certified
legal intern with the Office of
the State Attorney in


See HAND, A-10


photo submitted
Lyndsay Dare Nader of Jacksonville Beach graduated summa
cum laude from Florida State University with a double major in
accounting and finance. She also earned a master's degree.
She is employed by the Jacksonville accounting firm of Ernst
and Young. She is a 2002 graduate of Episcopal High and the
daughter of Kimberly and Randy Nader of Jacksonville Beach.


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MILITARY BRIEFS


WEDDINGS


Navy Seaman Recruit
Michael W. Tebbetts, son of
Cindy L. and William L.
Tebbetts of Atlantic Beach,
recently completed U.S. Navy
basic training at Recruit
Training Command, Great
Lakes, Ill.
Tebbetts is a 2003 graduate
of Fletcher High School.
Navy Seaman Recruit
David R. Miles II, son of Debra
A. Pfersich of Sicklerville, N. J.,
and David E. Miles of
Jacksonville Beach, recently
completed U.S. Navy basic
training at Recruit Training
Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Miles is a 2004 graduate of
Fletcher High School.
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Army Spec. Jeanell M.
Merrill has graduated from
basic combat training at Fort
Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
She is the daughter of Will
Merrill of Newnan, Ga., and
granddaughter of Will Merrill
of Ponte Vedra Beach.
Merrill received a bachelor's
degree in 2007 from the
University of Missouri,
Columbia.
* *
Army National Guard Pfc.
Hector G. Aponte has graduat-
ed from basic combat training
at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
He is the son of Mayra Rios
of Jacksonville Beach.
Aponte is a 2006 graduate of
Fletcher High School.
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Tamara Nevin and Greg
Jacobs, both of Gainesville, were
married Saturday, Aug. 11, at
Hodges Presbyterian Church.
The bride is the daughter of
Lynn Nevin of Jacksonville
Beach and Chuck Nevin of
Jacksonville.
She is a graduate of Fletcher
High School and received a
bachelor's degree in exercise
sports science from '. Elon
University. She is pursuing -a
doctorate of physical therapy at
the University of Florida.
The groom is the son of Don
and Dotti Jacobs of Neptune
Beach. He is a graduate of


Teresa Calta and Philip
Bishop, both .of Tampa, have
announced their engagement
to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Karen and Steve Calta of
Jacksonville. She is a graduate
of the University of South
Florida and is manager of the
Coffee Beanery in Tampa
Palms.
The groom-elect is the son of


Fletcher High School and is
employed by Interstate Batteries
.as a salesman.
Nicole Zehnder was the maid
of honor. Kery Youngman, Katie
Durkin, Jennifer Kolessar, and
Matilda Anderson were the
bride's attendants.
Jeff Winterling was the best
man. Groomsmen were Mike
Jacobs, Morgan DeButy, Kyle
Coffman and Nic D'Angelo.
Brandon Doran, Joe Rumancik
and Billy Weaver were ushers.
The couple spent their honey-
moon in St. Lucia and reside in
Gainesville.


Peter and Linda Bishop of
Ponte Vedra Beach. He earned
a master's degree in philosophy
from the University of South
Florida and is working on a
doctorate in philosophy. He is
employed as an adjunct profes-
sor.
The couple plan to wed on
Feb. 29, 2008, at the University
of South Florida's Botanical
Gardens.


Vera and Bill Vanatta


Vera and Bill Vanatta of
Atlantic Beach celebrated their
50th wedding anniversary on
Aug. 25.
The couple were married in
Urbana, Ill. They moved to the
Beaches in 1964.



SENIORS


Hurricane Preparedness
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center will hold a
Hurricane Preparedness semi-
nar at 9 a.m. Aug. 29. The sem-
inar will feature First Coast
News chief meteorologist Tim
Deegan and Neptune Beach
Police Chief David Sembach.
The Senior Activity Center is at
2004 Forest Ave. Call 270-1688
for information.
Boot Scootin'
The Players Community
Senior Center, 175 Landrum
Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach, cele-
brates Labor Day from 10 a.m.-
2 p.m. Aug. 30 with a Boot
Scootin' Jamboree and craft
fair. Lunch will include beef
stew, corn bread and home-
made cobbler, for $5 donation.
Reservations are required. To
make one, call 280-3233.


They have three children,
Richard Bucker, Bonnie Wood
and Bill Vanatta Jr.
Their grandchildren are
Jenni, Randy and Anna.
Another grandchild is due in
October.


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Libby Isbell and Daniel Preast,
both of Jacksonville Beach, were
married Saturday, Aug. 25, at the
German-American Club with
Chuck Coker presiding.
The bride is the daughter of
Mike and Wendy Isbell of
Jacksonville. The groom is the
son of David and Karen Preast
od Dover, Fla.


Joanna Isbell, Tracy Van
Siegman, Laura Walker and
Shama Frantz were the bride's,
attendants. Joe Viera and
Gordon White were grooms-
men.
After a honeymoon to Hawaii,
the couple will reside in
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EDUCATION


SCHOOL BRIEFS


Meet the new principal
Craig Speziale, principal of
the high school being built
near Davis Park, is scheduled
to speak at a town hall meeting
at Landrum Middle School at 7
p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19.

Nease open house set
Open house at Nease High
School is scheduled 6 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 20.


photo submitted
St. Johns River Community College recently recognized Educator Preparation Institute students who completed the teacher certifi-
cation program. The program was developed in 2006 to streamline the certification process for non-education bachelor's degree
holders. The participants completed the coursework required to earn a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate. Participants are
awarded a Florida Professional Teaching Certificate upon completing the EPI courses, passing the Florida Teacher Certification
Exam and submitting the required paperwork to the Florida Department of Education. Graduates of the program are as follows:
From left (front row): Carlos Ortiz (Duval County) Holly Southworth (St. Johns County), Dominique Tredik (St. Johns County),
Carol Sullivan and Munira Lakadawala. Back row, from left: Alison Finch (St. Johns County), Kristi Wilson (Duval County), Carolyn
Holt and Brenna Ng.



Golf: Weinert was the first to return to golf course


Cont. from A-8
time," Jewett said last week.
"We all had breast cancer, we
all had the same surgeon, Dr.
Steven Smith. From the day I
was diagnosed to this point,'
my experience has been as
stress-free as it could possibly'
be because I had a team of
physicians who not only com-
municated with me but were
also very caring.
"I am cancer-free. That is the
most positive outcome,"
Jewett said.
Weinert said she was pleased
by the support she received.
"So many people stepped up
to the plate and came to my
assistance," she said. "At
Mayo, you are put into such a
compact, efficient system. It
makes you feel so confident,
because it seems like there's


this giant net under you."
A breast cancer patient sees a
variety of doctors surgeons,
oncologists, radiologists and
plastic surgeons.
"I didn't have to deal with
chemo or radiation, so those
doctors were very brief in my
circle," said Weinert. "But I
have dealt with the plastic sur-
geon the most because of
reconstruction. Sarv TerKonda
and his nurse assistant have
been absolutely aces."
Weinert has met with other
women with breast cancer and
has been asked for practical
advice.
"The doctors are so good at
helping you medically; they
just don't have the time to
help, you with practical things
about breast cancer," she said.
"If your diagnosis. is clqse.to,


somebody else's,, they'll ask,
'Would you mind speaking to
so-and-so? Can she call you?'
We have started a kind of 'pay
it forward' network."
Jewett was the first to be
diagnosed. Aves and Weinert
found themselves sitting
together in the office of Drs.
TerKonda and Smith.
"We looked at each other
and said, 'What are you doing
here?,'" said Weinert. "I said,
'Well, I've got breast cancer.'
And Nancy said, 'I also have
breast cancer.' And we hap-
pened to have the same doc-.
tors."
Weinert was the first to
return to golf because, as she
said, "My diagnosis was the
easiest, if there is such a term.
Becky's back to playing golf,
I'mjbackto playing golf. We'll*
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be playing in the tournament.
Nancy is not quite back. She
has some other considera-
tions."
Pre-surgery, Weinert said her
handicap was a 13. It's "hover-
ing" around 17-18 now, she
added.
Association member and
friend Jennifer Steiman said it's
"wonderful" to have her back.
"Her attitude is good. She's
out helping people," said
Steinman. "Connie's the proof
of the pudding. She came
through with flying colors.
She's awesome. You should see
her play."
Organizers said the event
has a full field of players, due
to response from the golf asso-
ciation's members and their
friends.


Recipes: Wiggins' spaghetti with clam sauce


Cont. from A-8
kept fresh and light, she
!said.
Marie Imburgia Fesler's
recipe for Spaghetti with
Clam Sauce is one of the
highlights of the dinner and
was served at the Mission
Dinner as well. While this
dish is familiar to many peo-
ple, Wiggins said Fesler's
recipe is exceptional and
easy to prepare.
Good bread is always a
must at an Italian meal,
either used to enjoy the last
of the Clam Sauce or dipped
into an herbed oil mixture
made by Wiggins.
Caponatina, made from a
recipe in a Jacksonville
Italian American Club cook-
book, is one of the side dish-'
es at the Feast. Wiggins
makes the dish with sauteed
eggplant, olives and toma-
toes in an olive oil and wine
vinegar dressing.


The following some of the
recipes Anne Wiggins uses for
the Feast of the Seven Fishes.

Spaghetti with Clam
Sauce

8-10 cloves garlic
one-third cup extra virgin
olive oil
2 6.5 oz. cans minced
clams
1 8 oz. bottle clam juice
one-eighth to one-quarter
tsp. crushed red pepper
Dash salt
Fresh parsley, chopped
1 lb. pasta
Peel and coarsely chop gar-
lic cloves. Heat olive oil on
medium high in medium
sauce pan. When oil is hot,
add garlic and stir for a
minute and half but keep
from burning. Add juice
from two cans of clams (do
not add clams yet) and bot-
tle of claim juice and bring
to a boil. Turn down to


medium and add crushed red
pepper and salt to taste.
Simmer while preparing
water for pasta.
Add clams to the sauce at
the same time pasta is added
to water and simmer clams
on medium low while pasta
cooks. Add fresh parsley to
clams just before serving and
reserve some for garnish.
After pasta is drained, add
some of the juice from the
clam sauce to the pasta to
prevent it from sticking,
Sprinkle with parmesan or
Romano cheese. Enjoy with
a salad and hot bread.
You'll need the bread for
soaking up the extra clam
juice
Caponatina.
(Lucy Giardino's recipe
from the Italian American
Club of Jacksonville cook-
book that was printed in
1981.)
4 eggplants, cubed (salt
and press the slices first and


then cube them)
S1 peck tomatoes (or 2-3
large cans of Hunt's petite
diced tomatoes)
4 bunches celery, cut up
Salt and pepper
1 cup sugar
2 cups olive oil
1 lb. green ripe olives, pit-
ted and halved
1 (2.25 oz.) bottle capers
2 cups wine vinegar
Fry eggplant in deep hot
olive oil in a deep pan;
drain. Strain tomatoes and
combine with olives, capers
and celery; boil and add sea-
soning, cooking until tender.
Add vinegar wine and sugar
and cook until well blended;
combine with eggplant and,
while hot, fill hot sterile jars,
and seal.
It can also be kept in the
refrigerator for several weeks.

*Optional: add one large
chopped onion and cook
with the eggplant.


Hand: Fletcher grad was senatorial press secretary


Cont. from A-8
Gainesville.
Fletcher High was just
starting its law program in
1991 when Hand graduated
No. 2 in his class with a 4.6
grade-point average.
At Fletcher, he captained
the school's county champi-
onship Brain Brawl team and
was a backup center/forward
on the the varsity basketball
squad.
"I didn't get a lot of playing
time. My job was to beat up
the starters in practice," said
Hand, who at 6 feet 4 was 4
inches shorter than the start-
ing center.
"I loved my role. My nick-
name was 'Lambier.' "
Hand grew up playing bas-
ketball and tennis at Jarboe
Park, across the street from
his grandparents' Neptune
Beach home.
Hand's grandfather, Jack
Hand Sr., was a former minis-
ter at Palms Presbyterian
Church in Jacksonville
Beach.
Hand's father, Jack Guy
Hand Jr., specializes in real


estate, probate and trust law.
Hand's mother teaches at
Landmark Middle School.
"I grew up at the. Beaches. I
attended Seabreeze
Elementary, the old sixth
grade center and Fletcher
Junior High, where my mom
used to teach.
"I used to call Jarboe Park
'Basketball University',
because that's where I learned
to play the game."
Hand said he took his law
school studies.very seriously.
when he got to Gainesville.
At 27, he was all business.
"I treated law school like a
job," he added. "I was much
more directed. I had seen
laws being made and it was
nice to study the theoretical
side."
Hand's professors at UF
included former Florida Lt.
Gov. "Buddy" MacKay and
former Florida Speaker of the
House Jon Mills.
After law school, Hand
spent two and half years as a
general litigator before jump-
ing back into politics as cam-
paign manager for Alex Sink,


who was elected Chief
Financial Officer of Florida in
2006.
"I knew 2006 was going to
be an important election in
Florida," said Hand, who
helped Sink claim.53.5 per-
cent of the vote.
"I wanted to be part of a
statewide campaign. I still do
a lot of political advising."
Graham calls Hand a polit-
ical addict.
"I don't think you have.
seen the last of Chris on the
political level," Graham said
in a phone interview this
week.
"Chris and I have a lot in
common. He has the same
interest in Florida history as I
do. That was a big asset when
I hired him. I liked the way
he expressed himself."
Graham said he and his for-
mer speechwriter are working
together on a college-level
textbook on Florida civics.
It's a wonder that Hand
finds the time, pro bono or
otherwise.
Since joining Terrell Hogan
six months ago, Hand has


undertaken leadership roles
in two legal communities:
The Florida Justice
Association (FJA) and the
Jacksonville Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section.
Hand serves on FJA's politi-
cal advisory committee. His
duties include leading politi-
cal and fundraising efforts for
a 33-county area leading up
to the 2008 legislative races.
Hand was recently elected
to the board of governors for
the Young Lawyers Section of
the JBA, which is composed
of attorneys under the age of
35.
As a consumer justice attor-
ney for Terrell Hogan, Hand
said he is "excited to be back
home" in Jacksonville.
"The pull to come back to
the First Coast was very
strong," added Hand, who
did some political consulting
for Wayne Hogan's U.S.
House campaign in 2002.
"One experience has led to
another. I gravitated to trial
advocacy. I love being in the
courtroom. I view law as the
ultimate in public service."


Drill meet honors chief
Nease High School Navy
Junior Reserve Officer Training
Corps will host the memorial
Master Chief McFarland Drill
Meet on Saturday, Sept. 29.
The meet was named in
honor of Master Chief Russell
A. McFarland, who was an
ROTC instructor at Nease High
School. He died from a brain
tumor on July 4, 2003.


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Artist Kristen Visbal of Delaware created "Sea Express," a bronze sculpture depicting a young boy on the back of a bottle nose
dolphin, as the centerpiece for the Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront Park in 2002.


Art: AB defers decision


Cont. from A-1
"We all know this is a tight
budget year, but this is money
that has been allocated previ-
ously, said Ray Coleman, a
member of the Atlantic Beach
Public Arts Commission.
"There's no way that anybody
could look at this statue and
not say that it is beautiful and
that it is art."
Other citizens spoke
against the proposed project
at Monday's meeting.
"Government has no busi-
ness sponsoring art," said
Jonathan Daugherty.
Commissioner Dezmond
Waters said that the sculpture
would be a positive addition
to the community because it
could add to tourism and it is
a piece of art "somewhat
requested by the citizens of
Atlantic Beach," he said.
He explained that the "fem-
inine" sculpture is symbolic
of the female athletes in the
community and is less mod-
em than the last sculpture the
Commission approved.
"This is a bargain. It's a
beautiful piece of art and
we're only paying half of it,"
he said.
He also explained that a
large number of citizens who
have "worked extremely hard
on this" would be disappoint-
ed.
"I think people expect some
continuity in government,"
Waters said.
However, Commissioner
Sylvia Simmons and Jamie
Fletcher were both opposed to
the project.
"I don't think we can afford


to spend this kind of money,"
Simmons said. "I have always
said this is a rich community.
Go out there from door to
door. Do some fundraising."
The Commission decided to
defer the issue until language
in the contract, which is cur-
rently between the city of
Jacksonville and the Atlantic
Beach Public Arts
Commission a non-profit
corporation is clarified and
additional paperwork is com-
plete.
"My thinking is that this
application is far from being
complete," said Mayor Don
Wolfson.
The artist, Kristen Visbal,
also designed a sculpture of a
boy riding a dolphin and that
sculpture is on display in
Jacksonville Beach at the
oceanfront park at 6th
Avenue South.
The city of Jacksonville
Beach paid Visbal $72,030 for
the sculpture, although her
original price quote was
$95,000.
If Atlantic Beach approves
releasing money for the proj-
ect, Visbal is to receive a total
of $95,000 for the Atlantic
Beach sculpture.
The sculpture would be
crafted using a "lost wax" pro-
cedure, where the model is
made out of wax, covered in
bronze and then the wax is
melted, according to Paul
Parsons, a member of the
Atlantic Beach Public Arts
Commission.
The sculpture's dimensions
would be 8x6x5 feet, accord-
ing to the proposed contract.


Photo by UZA MITCHELL
Reed Mann of Ponte Vedra Beach plays in the sand Tuesday at the Oceanfront Park in Jacksonville
Beach.


Kernan: Plans at risk


The Atlantic Beach City
Commission has previously
gone on record in favor of
the overpass, which is
expected to improve traffic
flow along busy Atlantic
Boulevard. At a meeting
Monday, commissioners
authorized Commissioner
Mike Borno to speak on the
Commission's behalf before
the Jacksonville City Council
to reiterate their position.
The Council was scheduled
to hold a public hearing
regarding the bill yesterday,
but the final vote will occur
at a .Sept. 11 meeting,
Graham said.
"Let's keep our ears to the
ground because we may need
to call out the troops for both
the Beaches and West
Beaches," Graham said.
According to the Kernan
Coalition, a group of home-
owner associations in the
area who want the overpass
built, the Sleiman Company,
which occupies three of four
quadrants at the intersection,
is the main proponent for a


grade-level intersection with
remote U-turns at Kernan
and Atlantic Boulevard as "all
of Sleimans' businesses would
be adversely affected by an
elevated road and inter-
change design."
Jim Osborn of the
Kensington Homeowner
Association said in a memo
to the coalition that he is
concerned a few businesses
are working against con-
structing 'the overpass,
which, he said, is the "best
solution for traffic flow on
two 6 lane roads crossing
each other."
Not all homeowners n the
West Beaches agree.
Sally Forbes, president, of
the Riverpoint/Monument
Landing Homeowner
.Association, said there are
plans other than an overpass
to consider.
"We should not sacrifice
our neighborhoods so that
people at the Beach can get
home sooner," Forbes said in
a note to the coalition.


Latkes and falafel and lox, oh, my!Jewish food fest draws 100-plus


by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER


Chabad @ the Beaches' sec-
ond annual Kosher Food
Festival attracted a large, hun-
gry crowd Sunday Sunday to
American Legion Post 129 in
Jacksonville Beach.
"We had more than 100
people before we even start-
ed," said Nochum Kurinsky,
rabbi at Chabad at the
Beaches, which is housed in
Ponte Vedra Beach. His wife,
Leah Kurinsky, is Chabad's
-events coordinator.
The festival, which offered
traditional Jewish food, was
scheduled to begin at 12:30
p.m., but the eager crowd
forced an earlier start.
Pam Ervanian was one of
the volunteers manning the
deli sandwich table, a hit
both last year and this. Her
son, Max Ervanian, took


charge at the food and raffle
tickets table.
The younger Ervanian ani-
matedly directed people to
the next open volunteer's
position and helped explain
the tickets procedure.
Falafel in pita served with
hummus and Israeli salad by
Zahava Zrihen and her daugh-
ter, Lizette, cost five tickets. A
slice of apple strudel cost
three tickets; a whole apple
strudel could be purchased for
13. Dulcy Freeman made the
strudel.
"Jewish Soul Foods", on the
Hard Lox Cafe menu included
chicken soup with matzoh
balls, noodle kugel, sesame
noodles, potato latkes with
apple sauce and sephardic
fish.
Music entertainment was
performed on the keyboard
by Duval County music
teacher Judith Geller-Nebel.


photos by CHUCK ADAMS
Judith Geller-Nebel (upper left) provides the music entertainment for Sunday's Kosher Food Festival, the second annual such event put on by
Chabad at the Beaches, Ponte Vedra Beach. Continuing clockwise, Yona Levites holds Dovi Kurinsky behind the cookies table; Waller
Robinson (right) buys apple strudel from Dulcy Freeman; and members of the Chandler family, Jenny (from left) Tim and Zander, purchase
cookies from Yona and Dovi, younger son of Rabbi Nochum Kurinsky. The event was held at the American Legion hall in Jacksonville Beach.


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Inside
* Fishing Leader
* Preseason nearly over
* Classifieds


Panthers look sharp in Preseason Classic


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Pnolo by DAVID ROSENBLUM
Panthers quarterback Ted Stachitas
gets ready to fire a pass during
practice Monday.

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Nease High coaches and
players have vowed the
Panthers will not take a step
back in volleyball this season
and those predictions appear
to be true following last
Saturday's Preseason Classic.
The Panthers defeated long-
time rival Bolles 25-21, 25-20,
33-31 in a thriller that set the
tone for the entire event.
Orlando's Bishop Moore, a
traditional powerhouse that
the Panthers beat last season
en route to the state semifi-
nals, then topped Tallahassee
Chiles 25-8, 25-15, 19-25, 21-
25, 15-7.
That set up a showdown
between Nease and Bishop
Moore in the tournament's
championship game. The
Panthers rolled to a 25-17, 22-
25, 25-16, 25-17 victory.
Senior Paige DePriest paced
the Panthers with 24 kills
while teammate Kristin
Adkison added 21.
Sophomore Wesley Anne
Barden and Holland Hoefnagel
chipped in with 15 kills each.
On defense, Nease libero
Cierra Pillsbury had 30 digs,
Barden recorded 18 and
DePriest contributed 16 digs.
Hoefnagel also led her team
with five blocks, while Adkison
and freshman Kamryn
Sherman each had four.
Sherman is younger sister of
Meghan Sherman, who as a
Nease senior co-captain last
season helped lead the team to
the state's final four. Kamryn
finished the preseason tourna-
merit with a triple-double: 71
assists, 12 aces and 22 digs.
Nease was slated to begin
the regular season with a
whirlwind week. Tuesday night
the Panthers were slated to
host Matanzas, then travel to
Spruce Creek High School on
Wednesday before returning
home Thursday to host Clay.
Varsity matches begin at 7
p.m.


By DAVID ROSENBLUM
SPORTS WRITER
The Nease High School foot-
ball team finally gets to face
an opponent for the first time
since a disappointing loss in
the 2006 state championship
game Friday when it travels to
North Marion High School to
open the regular season.
With the opening of the sea-
son comes a tough competitor
for the Panthers. The Colts
have won the 3A-5 district the
past four years and went to the
state semifinals the last two.
"This might be one of the
toughest openers we've ever
had," Nease head coach Craig
Howard said. "This will be a
good challenge."
North Marion packs a
loaded roster, one that returns
nine offensive starters and four
on defense from last years'
squad. Among the top players
for the Colts are 6-5 wide
receiver Darius Morgan, run-
ning back Albert Gary, 260-
pound fullback Ryan Williams
and first-year quarterback
Demontrelle' Smith.
*"They feel like this is their
best team yet," Howard said.
"They're loaded. College
scouts frequent their practices.


They're buzzing about their
talent."
In preseason polls, North


Florida High School Athletic
Association barring Nease from
participating in any preseason
games (the
team had origi-
nally been
i.. scheduled to
S play Berkeley
High in South
Carolina in the
Old Spice High
School Classic
last Saturday
but was
replaced by
First Coast
..High), the
Panthers
haven't faced
t be one of an opponent.
other than'
st openers, themselves
had. This since the
state champi-
good chal- onshipgame
at the end of
last season.
|------- Nease suf-
fered a heart-
Howard breaking 25-
ead coach 21 loss to
Tampa Plant
in that contest as it attempted
to defend the Class 4A state
title it won in 2005..
Thanks to bad weather last
weekend, the Colts missed out


on a preseason game as well.
"They were supposed to play
last Friday night but their
game was cancelled due to
lighting," Howard said. "So
they didn't get an edge on us
by playing in a kickoff classic,
but we also didn't get a chance
to see them yet."
The first game of the year is
always an important one,
according to Howard, who is
anxious to get .the 2007 season
started.
"The most important time
in a football season is between
the first time you play and the
second time you play,"
Howard said. "You get to work
out a lot of kinks.
"It's been a long time since
but it'll be fun to finally play
against somebody else."
Nease returns Ted Stachitas
to the lineup that includes
running back Andrew Barnes,
Graham and Hunter Bates,
linebacker Riley Haynes and 6-
6, 320-pound defensive tackle
Ramon Booi.
A dual-threat quarterback,
Stachitas passed for 2,514
yards and 29 TDs last season as
a 15-gam'e starter. He also
rushed for 1,130 yards.
Stachitas, Haynes and Booi
are all committed to Wake
Forest. Various others on the
Panthers roster also have offers
from D-I colleges.
Combined with the talented
North Marion roster, Howard
said it is expected that around
8,000-10,000 fans will attend
Friday night's game.
That's fine with Nease,
which is ready to take the
field.
"We're hungry to play,"
Howard said. "We've been
hungry since the. last 17 sec-
onds of the state champi-
onship game. We've been
preparing for this game. It's
been a long off-season and
we're ready to play."
"You start to find out a little
bit about yourself in the first
game," Howard added. "You
find out some good things
and you'll find out some bad
things. That's why you play
early season games. It doesn't
have much to do with play-
offs and state championships,
it's just an early game to find
out about yourself."
As excited as the team is


Marion is
ranked second
in Class 3A,
while Nease is
fourth in Class


4A.
The Panther
defense should- :
n't have too
much trouble "
recognizing
Colts' forma-
tions, consid-
ering they run
a similar '
offense to
Nease. This mig
"They run a
spread offense, the toughE
just like us," we've eve
Howard said.
"Their quarter- Will. be a
back has great lenge.
speed and we
won't see too
many running
backs as'big as Crai
Williams," Panthers
The offenses
are essentially mirror images of
each other, although the Colts
use tight end Tim Dandy fre-
quently on short put-routes.
With a restriction from the


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Nease receiver Kyle Leonard makes a one-handed grab during
practice Monday. The Panthers open the 2007 season Friday
night at Citra North Marion in a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.


about playing its first game,
there are also nerves to con-
tend with as well.
"I'm nervous about it,"
Howard said. "I'm anxious to
play. I know the kids are anx-
ious to play. The challenge is
great. There's just the nerv-


ousness is just to get the sea-
son going. First season games
are important though,
because you can start out 0-1
or 1-0. We want to start out
1-0."
The game is set for a 7:30
p.m. kickoff.


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FISHING




Plenty of red bass action in the river


August 29, 2007


There's plenty of red bass
action in the river.
Offshore, bottom fishing
has everyone coming off their
boats smiling.
Jetty guide Fred Morrow
and his guests made their way
up the river near Dames Point
early last Monday and before
noon, David Webb and his
son Nate caught six reds
weighing 11 to 14 pounds.
On Wednesday, Scott Sulli-
van and Terry Bartlett, with
Fred, anchored the Little
Yvonne near the same spot in
the river and netted five big
reds, seven to 12 pounds, and
a drum.
Capt. Fred and Jim Lyons
tried Nassau Sound on
Thursday morning. They used
dead shrimp and caught 21


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WIMPY SUTTON
FISHING LEADER

whiting, 11 jacks and a shark.
Friday was a great day for
Fred and his buddy Jim
Padgett. They fished the feed-
er creeks for 25 red bass, five
mangrove, three jacks, a pair
of flounder and a shark.
Capt. Bob Cosby, with
Mark, Matt and Harold


Photo submitted
Austin Brychta, 12, caught this 34.8-pound kingfish while fishing
in the Blue Water Promotions Kingfish.Classic in New Smyrna
Beach Aug. 11.. He won the Jr. Angler Award.


Schlytter, fished the jetties
and netted six red bass to 29
inches, 15 mangrove snapper,
a six-pound speckled trout
and a drum.
Four-year-old Dylan Hurley
caught a 25-inch red bass, a
19-inch speckled trout and a
13-inch flounder.
Ben Demaio dropped by
B&M and weighed up a floun-
der at 10.3 pounds. He caught
the fat flounder on a finger
mullet.
Capt. Chris Rooney, William
Goodling, Jay Lee and John
Barrineau took the Driftin' and
Dreamin' to the Elton bottom
last Saturday in choppy seas.
Their catch included three
grouper, 12 amberjacks, trig-
gers, pinkies and a dozen bee-
liners. They also released
about 20 snapper.
On the Jacksonville Beach
Pier last week Jim Franklin
caught a 12-pound king.
Three tarpon were jumped on
king rigs and caused plenty of
excitement.. Veteran angler
Spencer Brogden had a dozen
whiting and a sheepshead in
his cooler. Other anglers
brought flounder, speckled
trout, drum and red bass to
the Pier scales.
Larry "Fishman" Finch,
with friend George Altelevich,
fished the canal last Friday
and released 20 red bass. They
also caught 10 flounder using
finger mullet.
On Thursday the two
friends tried Blount Island and
caught five speckled trout,
three drum and a ladyfish.
James Gergley and Mike
Tandarich did a little night
fishing under the the lights
last Monday. They used live
shrimp and the DOA to catch
35 speckled trout and two red
bass too large to keep.
Capt. Eddie Smith, on his.
Turtle Boat, trolled D.R. and E-
P.V. last Thursday and jumped
a sail while also picking up 12
barracudas and three kings.
On Friday, with Wayne and
Ryan White, Capt. Eddie used
plugs and caught three kings
and several sharks.
Capt. Roger Walker, from
his Streaker, used live bait on
Thursday to catch five kings.
He found a large school of
pogies about four miles north


of St. Augustine.
Anglers on the Mayport
Princess had a great day of
fishing last Tuesday. Visitors
and families watched as the
anglers unloaded 10 grouper,
14 snapper, 10 triggerfish, 15
amberjacks, a 35-pound cobia
and dozens of beeliners.
Houston Stevens caught a
pair of 12-pound grouper.
Eagle Electronics charted
the Princess on Saturday. They
fished the party bottom about
18 miles offshore. They came
off with a 17-pound king, five
snapper to 12 pounds and
grouper to 14 pounds. Larry
Weathers caught the 12-
pound mangrove snapper and
Wesley Stevens cleaned the
14-pound grouper.
On the King Neptune, the
fishing reports have been
equally as exciting. On
Sunday, 15 amberjack, man-
grove snapper, genuine snap-
per, several weighing up to 25
pounds, a 24-pound grouper
and their limit of beeliners
were brought over the rails.
Capt. Kirk Waltz on his
Enterprise-with Bill Gay and
Leon Dana chummed Nassau
Sound for a 100-pound tarpon
and six sharks last Monday.
Leon was the lucky angler on


Photos submitted
ABOVE: Todd Schrauger used live shrimp to catch this red
bass recently from the Jax Beach Pier.
BELOW: Marshall Cook with one of the black drum he caught
last week on the Jax Beach Pier.


the shark and put him on his
side in 45 minutes.
Capt. Dennis Young with the
Elliott Elois party last Tuesday
caught 50 beeliners, a pair of
snapper and 15 triggerfish.
On Wednesday, Capt.
Dennis took Rick Wallace and
his son Joshua to the amber-
jack hole where they brought
up a 15-pound grouper, 15


triggers and 15 fat sea bass.
Capt. Dennis reported hun-
dreds of small snapper were
released.
On Sunday, Chris Tibble
and friends went'with Capt.
Dennis and caught four snap-
per, a 24-pound grey grouper,
15 triggers, 60 beeliners and
dozens of sea bass.
Good Fishin'.








OPINION
OPINION


In order for Jaguars to win,


'Ya gotta believe!'


M aybe the final presea-
son meeting with the
Washington Redskins
Thursday night in Weaver
Village will be the beginning
of that great season so long
overdue for Jaguars fans. They
shouldn't miss it.
The players and fans should
remember what the late Tug
McGraw
inspired his
Philadelphia
Phillies team-
mates and fans
with in 1980.
The often-
maligned
Phillies were
restored to win-
ning ways
when ace pitch-
er Frank "Tug" ,
McGraw kept
reminding one -9 Iu.
and all, "Ya
gotta believe!" REX EDB
Eventually PRES
the Phillies did
believe in
themselves and
went on to win
the National
League pennant WIo-
and the one
and only World wrT es
Series in fran-
chise history.
That series was wh
memorable
with old Tug c
flapping his leg
with his glove S
every inning as
he came off the
mound after -
stifling the
Kansas City
Royals with a variety of dispy-
doodle pitches.
It helps, of course, to out-
score the other team and play
air tight defense, but the
motto Tug inspired carried
Philadelphia all season even
when the team would lose.
Now, mind over matter
works all right when there's
nothing the matter, but it
takes physical out-playing to
win every time.
The Jaguars go into their
final preseason game with a 2-
1 record. Not bad, but not
great. "Not great" teams usual-
ly finish about 8-8, which
should be familiar to


Jacksonville fans in the stands
who haven't had their senses
dulled by too much suds.
Let us defend the fans here,
who have stood (or weaved)
behind their team in spite of
itself. Since 2000, when the
bottom dropped out of Mr.
Weaver's Jaguar stock market
through assassination by the
Tennessee Titans, Jag players
and fans have
continued to
5 talk about
going to the
Super Bowl.
But it reminds
us of that old
song, "Ever-
body who
talks about
S. Heb-bin ain't
a-going there .
.. The closest
Jaguar people
have gotten
IONDSON to the Super
S BOX Bowl was
when they
brought the
danged thing
here. At least
the players
r aPll s got good tick-
ets.
t e- e o But this is
2007, kiddies,
a e and the sub-
ject is how
This team not
kep only wins big,
but survives
g one economically.
They tell us
SgoaII that at least
two in the
business
department
have been canned by econom-
ic necessity. That's strange
because we can't recall seeing
that pair drop a pass, fumble
the ball or over-throw a
receiver all summer.
Maybe the Jaguars should
start with the players on the
payroll before the ribbon
clerks.
The fiscal situation for Mr.
Weaver is apparently no joke
even more reason why the
team needs fans in the seats
now more than ever. Players
are making more than ever
and so too are the coaches.
Fans will do their part to help,
but it's a two-way street.


Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Jaguars backup quarterback David Garrard, above in action against the Indianapolis Colts last season, is like to see significant play-
ing time in the team's final preseason contest Thursday night as the Washington Redskins come to Jacksonville Municipal Stadium.


Very few are going to pay
big-league admission prices for
little league performances. The
hot dogs and beer ain't that
good.
Thursday's meeting with the
Washington Redskins is the
final game before surgery this
week and even though it
means very little, it would be
a good time to start showing
some old Jaguar spirit. If Mark
Brunell is still aboard that
wacky ship (assuming he sur-
vives this week's roster cut-
down to 75 players) it would
be even better. Mark was a
very popular quarterback here
for several years of the most
productive times in franchise
history.
Brunell was a very good


quarterback. Not in the class
with Byron Leftwich, of
course, but still pretty good.
They tell us Leftwich will
play a series or two Thursday
night, perhaps even three, so
we guess that's when the
offense will really take off. If it
plays like it did in the first
half against Green Bay, that
offense had better take off -
for anywhere.
Nevertheless, we stand by
what old Tug McGraw told the
Phillies some 27 years ago: "Ya
gotta believe!"
Those of us who knew Tug
when he pitched for the
Jacksonville Suns in the 1960s
weren't surprised he could
jack the Phillies up. As one
who covered the World Series


and talked to him then, it sur-
prised no one that he
remained the same old Tug.
Maybe that's what Jack Del
Rio needs now another
player who inspires the team
and its fans. We mean, aside
from Byron Leftwich.
In this year's training camp,
a player confided, "This team
is going places. You'll see."
Don't know about the team,
but some of its players are
going places before the week
is out. For example, to get the
roster down to 75 players, he
Jaguars released 11 on
Monday. Among the departed
were veteran safety/special
teams man Nick Sorenson,
tight end Jermaine Wiggins,
linebacker Jorge Cordova,


wide receiver Jimmy Farris and
fullback Derrick Wimbush.
Also waived were six first-
year players including offen-
sive tackle Andrew Carnaham,
receiver Roosevelt Kiser, quar-
terback Lester Ricard, wide
receiver D'Juan Woods, run-
ning back D.D. Terry and
defensive end Jeremy Mincey.
More players, and undoubt-
edly a few surprise names, will
be trimmed in coming days as
Del Rio and staff make final
cuts to get the team down to
53 active players by the
league's September 1 deadline.
Just remember fans, "Ya
gotta believe!" Something
good is going to happen in
Jacksonville. It has to. It's the
law of averages.


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SOTBRE


Babe Ruth Baseball
I1 he Jacksonville Beach
Babe Ruth baseball league
will conduct fall registration
over the next two weekends
at Seabreeze IElementary
School in Jax Beach. Times
are 10 a.m until 2 p.m. on
Saturday and 10 a.m. until 1
p.m. on Sundays.
Registration is for players
13 to 18 years old and fee is
$100. Ior more information
contact Ira Herb at 534-5729.

Beaches Extreme
Adventure Race
Performance Multisports will
present the Beach Extreme
Adventure Race (BEAR) on
Sunday, Sept. 2. Race begins
and ends at Hanna Park, with
start time scheduled for 8:30
a.mn.
This 9th annual event is a
team race combining varied
terrain in some of the First
Coast's most beautiful, natural
oceanside settings. Teams will
participate in mountain biking,
off-road running/trekking,
open water paddling, orien-
teering, climbing, rope chal-
lenges and various mystery
events.
Two-person and four-person
teams compete together to com-
plete each segment of the course,
crossing the finish line as a
team. The BEAR has a 12-hour
time limit for finishing. An
awards party and pasta dinner
catered by Carrabba's Italian
Grill await all participants at
the race headquarters.
For more information or to
register for the BEAR, contact
lakson Badenhoop via e-mail '
at RD@PerformanceMulti-
Sports.com or by phone at
(904) 285-1552.


Bootcamp Class
A professional fitness
instructor will motivate, chal-
lenge and help those seeking
a fun, intense, full-body
workout.
First session is free of
charge at Superior Image
Personal Fitness, 1100 Shetter
Ave., Jacksonville Beach.
For more information,
phone 891-3631 and ask for
Jordan.

Bowling
Youth bowling, sanctioned


Photo submitted
Travis Kelly won the 18 and Under Dog Days of Summer tennis tournament played at the San
Jose Country Club last weekend. Kelly defeated high school players from Bartram Trail,
Fernandina Beach and Trinity Catholic on his way to the championship. Kelly is a junior at
Fletcher High School and went 16-2 in matches last spring. Other outstanding performances from
Beaches-area players in last weekend's tournament included Atlantic Beach's Chase McCall
(Stanton Prep High) winning the 16 and Under consolation bracket, Neptune Beach's Jack Kelly
(Fletcher High) advancing to the quarterfinals of the 16 and Under division, and Atlantic Beach's
Evan Turnball (Episcopal High) finishing as runner-up in the 14 and Under classification.


by the United States Bowling
Congress, will take place
Saturday at Beach Bowl
beginning Sept. 8 and ending
in May 2008.
Fee is $30 per bowler and
includes a league shirt. Cost
of bowling is $8.50 per week
of the 34-week season.
League age groups include
Bumper Buddies (ages 4 to 7),
Breakers (ages 7 to 12), and
Surf-Teens, ages 13 to 20.
For more information
phone 249-3600 and ask
about youth bowling.

Fitness Camps
Registration is now open
for Beach Girls Fitness, an
outdoor fitness program for
women of all fitness levels.
The fitness camps involve
total body workouts designed
to help women lose weight,
gain energy, gain self esteem
and feel great.
Camps take place Monday,
Wednesday and Friday at
5:45 a.m., 6:45 a.m. and 7
a.m. at various locations.


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Photo submitted
Terry Sturgeon and William Lamb won first place in the recent
Xtreme Redfish Series tournament with a combined total of
13.31 pounds. They won $1,870 including $370 for biggest fish
(6.81 pounds). Second place and $750 went to Fred Anson and
John Patton with a combined total weight of 12.43 pounds. In
third were Ron Schurr and Matt MacDonald with 11.90 pounds
good for $340. George Atelevich and Larry Finch finished fourth
(11.67 pounds) and won $200.


For more information
phone Pushpa Duncklee at
403-9568 or visit and register
.online at
beachgirlsfitness.com.

Jaguars Tickets
Jacksonville Jaguars single
game tickets are now on sale.
The tickets can be purchased
three different ways: By log-
ging on to jaguars.com 24
hours a day, by phoning 633-
2000 or 1-877-4-JAGS-TIX
(press 3), or at the
Jacksonville Municipal
Stadium ticket office located
in the north end of the stadi-
um. The office is open
Monday to Friday from 9
a.m. until 5 p.m.
Single game ticket prices
are as follows: $42, $52, $57,
$70 and $95 for general bowl
seats. Crown Royal
Touchdown Club seats are
available upon request.
The Jaguars home schedule
is as follows:
Sept. 9 vs. Tennessee, 1
p.m.


Sept. 16 vs. Atlanta, 1 p.m.
----. Oct. 14 vs. Houston, 1 p.m.
Oct. 22 vs. Colts, 8:30 p.,.
Nov. 18 vs. San Diego, 1'
p.m.
Nov. 25 vs. Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Dec. 9 vs. Carolina, 1 p.m.
Dec. 23 vs. Oakland, 1 p.m.

Jaguars season tickets and
four-game mini-packs,.featur-
ing the Monday night
matchup against the defend-
ing Super Bowl champion
Indianapolis Colts, are also
still available.

can visit jaguars.com or
phone 633-2000 (press 2).


Pilates
Beaches pilates classes
begin August 29 at Hollie's
Dancin' Dream Studio.
Classes are Tuesday to
Thursday from 9:15 a.m.
until 10:15 a.m.
For more information visit
beachespilates.com or phone
234-0038.


Smack talk permitted this week


T he best thing about the
start of college football
season is that all fans are
on even "smack talk" turf.
That's right, even Kentucky
and Duke fans can spew arro-
gance and proclaim to the
world that this is in fact the
year that their hardwood
dominance translates onto the
gridiron.
Every team is 0-0 and every
fan base has a title claim to
stake. Two-a-days are over and
every team that didn't win a
championship last season has
the guy who could turn it all
around. The rest of the
nation, as far as fans are con-
cerned, had better get ready
for "fill in the blank."
Polls? We don't care about
no stinking polls. The most
ardent Vanderbilt fans will tell
you that the pollsters are
gonna look foolish when the
Commodores ride Earl
Bennett's coattails all the way
to Atlanta. The die-hard blue
bloods in Lexington, Ky., are
sure that Andre Woodson is
the second coming of well
- they haven't really had a
first coming but they know
Woodson is really good. And
Wake Forest backers are itch-
ing for their team to prove
that last year's ACC
Championship wasn't a fluke.
Excitement is brewing in
every nook and cranny of the
college football world. In
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JOHN CRAWFORD
GUEST COLUMNIST

the start of a longoverdue
winning streak against the
hated Gators. Up in Michigan,
Ohio State is ripe for the pick-
ing and Wolverine fans know
it. In Knoxville, Tenn., Phil
Fulmer probably just polished
off another box of Krispy
Kremes. But that's beside the
point.
Rice and Temple might as
well throw down some smack
while they're ahead. How
often is it that those guys get
to take part in the razzing?
Probably only before the first
week of each season, so get to
it Owls' fans. Western
Michigan, Western Kentucky,
Western Carolina, Western
Sizzlin strike that but
you get the point. Every fan
base should brag and taunt
while the bragging and taunt-
ing is good.
Tailgating should be at a
premium this weekend.


Nevada fans can stack char-
coal briquettes with their
heads held high because the
Wolfpack will be just as unde-
feated as Nebraska before
Saturday's 3:30 p.m. kick.
North Texas fans can savor
those pre-gane beer butt
chickens, knowing that they
will have just as many wins as
Oklahoma before the Sooners
and Mean Green butt heads
Saturday night.
All slates are clean, which
means all teams can dare to
dream.
Eight Division I college
football teams are set to kick
off the season on national TV
Thursday night, followed by
most of the rest on Friday and
Saturday. And until the final
whistles echo, all of them are
in the proverbial driver's seat
to win a championship of
some kind.
Of course, as the season
advances, so does the humble-
ness of fans who knew deep
down that their team had no
shot at a championship in the
first place. The volume of
smack talk will decrease expo-
nentially as the season wears
on. But the Kentuckys, Dukes
and Ohio States (cheap shot)
of the world can hold their
heads high this week. Because
until the final second of the
Tulsa-Louisiana Monroe game
ticks off the clock Thursday
night, every team is undefeat-
ed.


Softball
Northeast Florida Girls
Softball is celebrating its
10th year of providing an
opportunity for young ladies
ages 4 to 18 to learn how to
play softball both as a skill
sport and as a team member.
Registrations for the fall
season will take place at
Wingate Park in Jacksonville
Beach Saturday, Aug. 25
from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
New this year, registrations
may also be completed
online at
www.eteamz.com/nfgs.
. A player's clinic will take
place Aug. 25 from 10'a.m.
until noon at Wingate Park.
Hot dogs and drinks will be
provided for players. A
coaches clinic will follow
lunch.
For more information
phone 247-6347 or leave a
message in the guest book at
the Web site.

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to:
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LEASE PURCHASE 5BR/3BA, $239,900,
close to Fleming Island, built 2006, Inde-
pendent Brokers & Assoc., Inc. 247-4333,
710-3111.
SAWMILL LAKES, Ponte Vedra, FSBO-
5BR/4.5BA., cul-de-sac, many upgrades.
$599,900. For info or appt. call 280-0594
or www.312eastmillchase.com
NEPTUNE BCH- FSBO, 1502 Neptune
Grove Dr. East. 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage,
comer lot, 1678sf, walk to beach,
$389,000 (912)682-1463.


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ATLANTIC BCH like new luxury pool
home. 4BR/3BA, 3000sf, listen to the
ocean and walk to the beach from this qui-
et neighborhood. Will consider lease/
lease purchase or 100% financing. S749K
514-1090.
AT MAYO, 3BR/2BA, 2CG, GR w/FP;
screened front & rear porch, $249,000. In-
dependent Brokers & Assoc., Inc.
247-4333, 710-3111.
OFF GIRVEN- Trevor Green S/D, split
4/2/2, 1856sf, great room w/fireplace,
large yard, cul-de-sac, built 1998,
$239,500. Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
Inc. 247-4333, 710-3111.
REDUCED & MOVE IN READY!
Adorable Jax Beach, 3/1, newly renovat-
ed. Must see! $237,000, 241-6102.
NEPTUNE, EAST of AIA, 3BR/2BA, ga-
rage. 233 Pine St. $589,000. 249-7946,
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3000sqft., 4/2.5, for-
mal living & dining, open floor plan,
screened pool, family neighborhood,
$584,000. 422-0771.
MUST SELL! PVB, UNDER $200K, SFH,
2BR/2BA, garage, wall unit, 1250sf,
(904)994-0990.
SAWGRASS BERMUDA Court Patio
Home. Player's Club section, back yard
fronts on beautiful lagoon, 2 min walk to
large park, community pool, quiet and safe
neighborhood, 2BR/2BA, 1700sf., no ga-
rage, excellent condition. Price Reduced
to $259,500! (904)571-3877.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, fireplace, hard-
wood floors, pool, 1777sf., double lot.
Appraised at $442,900; Asking $365,000.
Will entertain all offers. MUST SELLII
1218 6th Avenue North. Call
(904)241-4344 leave msg.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH RARE FIND
Just 4 blocks to the beach, this 3/2.5
boasts an open floor plan with bamboo,
travertine and tile throughout. The private,
professionally land/night escaped backyard
provides a relaxing backdrop for the
screened in porch with hot tub. Stainless
appliances throughout kitchen- all, stay.
Designer lighting and fixtures compliment
this well-maintained 1800sf. treasure.
436 9th Avenue South, $399,900. Real-
tors welcome. MLS#362681. Call for an
appointment (904)535-8812.
NATIONAL HOME builder homes starting
Sat $58 sq. ft. Call today to schedule a free
factory tour and to view over 20 complete-
ly furnished model homes. (800)622-2832.
1 MOTIVATED SELLER Neptune Beach,
within three blocks of ocean. Over 2000sf.
reduced to $399,000. Call Jackson Lane-
hart c/o Keller Williams Realty, 910-6652.
NEAR MAYO- IC water access, 3BR/2BA,
$355,000, Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
Inc. 247-4333, 710-3111.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, double car
garage. 1/2 block to ocean, $585,000.
Open House, Sun., 11am-5pm.,
249-2268, 651-9081.
ATLANTIC BEACH, near ICW, 4BR/2BA
house, large fenced yard, stone fireplace,
new carpet. 2153 Featherwood Dr. E.
Owner relocating and must sell. Reduced,
$209,900. (904)280-2728 Iv. msg.
DEEP WATERFRONT
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2+ acres, Includes garage apartment with
1BR/1BA & kitchenette, boat lift, 2-docks,
pool, $1,500,000. Call 545-4002.
3/2 NEW Low Price, Neptune by the Sea.
Quiet street in a great neighborhood,
$349K, 382-8432.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 4th & Lora St.
4BR/2BA, 1500sf., 70'x118' comer lot, re-
modeled inside, close to Jarboe Park,
4 blocks to ocean. ASKING $369,000.
Will CO- OP. (904)662-6522.
FOR SALE OR LEASE TO OWNI.
4BR/2BA, Old Atlantic Beach, 3 blocks to
ocean. Priced for quick sale per your ap-
praiser. Call Bill (904)318-5174. All offers
considered.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA. Must sell.
' $175000. (904)339-3084.
INTRACOASTAL WEST. Seller to pay 2
months principal and interest with accept-
able contract. 1634sf., immaculate
3BR/2BA in Villages of Pablo w/granite
counters, hardwood and tile floors, vaulted
ceilings, screened patio and new A/C unit.
DON'T MISS at $254,900.. Matchmaker
Coastal Realty. (904)553-8410.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, pool, fireplace,
Appraised $369,000, Sell $295,000.
(904)304-7982,


FSBO, NB, 3BR/2BA. Lovely beach home,
all white brick. Many updates and ameni-
ties, 2268sf. view on realtor.com
$439,900, 1106 Hagler Dr. W. 241-6514,
655-7831. Motivated Seller!

ABSOLUTELY LAST price reduction in
new home. 2 story contemporary,
3BR/2.5BA, 2 car garage, hardwood
floors, all stainless appliances, custom
cabinets, granite counter tops; jacuzzi tub
in master, walk in shower. All baths have
granite vanity tops. Nothing comparable at
this price anywhere at the Beaches.
$359,900, 1140 20th St. N., Jax Beach.
Call builder/ owner, 568-9210.


MUST SELL Oceanfront- Newer custom
built 5/4.5 on ocean, 4725sf; office, tile,
wood floors, pool and spa, screened lanai,
hot tub, and private beach. $2.5M.
Reduced in Queens Harbour- Immacu-
late 5/4, screened pool/spa on the 14th
fairway. Upgraded kitchen, butlers station,
wood floors, bonus, 3 car garage. $760K.
Reduced In Ponte Vedra- Custom con-
crete block, lakefront 4/3 on culdesac,
2824sf, chef's kitchen, built-ins, lanai,
screened porch, 2.5 car courtyard garage.
$575K.
Below Builder Cost in Queens Harbour
New 3/2.5 end unit luxury townhome, tile
floors, courtyard, chef's kitchen, balcony,
views, 3 car garage. $625K.
Must Sell in Jax Beach- 4/2.5 w/loft in
Ocean Cay. New carpet, paint, tile floors,
screened lanai, lots of storage, comm.
pool, walk to ocean. $480K.
Cool Pool- Hot Price- Lakefront 4/2 with
screened pool, upgraded tile. floors, cov-
ered lanai, open kitchen, fireplace, breath-
taking water views. $329K..
Exceptional In Egrets Glade- Brickfront
3/2 on culdesac, open great room, fire-
place, tile and wood floors, new carpet,
fenced yard, covered patio, shed. $215K.
Lakefront PVB Cndo- Enjoy peaceful
lake views or relax in front of the fireplace
in your spacious 2/2.5 condo w/screened
porch in beautiful Ponte Vedra! $209K
or for rent for $1100/mo.
Adorable and Affordable- 3/2 on private,
partially fenced, treed, creek front lot.
Pergo and tile floors, sprinkler, security,
new AC in 06, fireplace. $199K.
New Price In Ponte Vedra- Updated 2/2
lakefront condo in Ponte Vedra Beach is
perfect for an easy and fun lifestyle Enjoy
walks to shops, TPC and beach! $179,900
Phyllis Staines, Realtor
904-476-SOLD
www.pstalnes.com
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate



SOUTH JAX BCH/ Beautiful Valencia
Condo. Brand new gated community, mi-
nutes to ocean and shopping. Almost
1500sf., 2/2 +den. 2nd floor unit w/eleva-
tor. Lots of upgrades. Fitness center, heat-
ed pool. 2 car garage. Priced below mar-
ket. LUXURY LIVING for $347,500.Call
June Pettit, First Trust Realty 994-3608
LEGENDS/WGV
Desirable first floor end unit. Sale $210K
or rent $1100/mo. (904)565-9919.
ATLANTIC BEACH,, 1BR/1BA, 1 block to
beach, $175,000. Call (904)246-6758.
PVB 2/2, will pay 3% down payment, and
$3k closing costs, $222k. Need to sell
quickly. 710-8418.
FSBO 3BR/2BA, Summerhouse town-
home in PVB, east of A1A, near club
house, awesome amenities, last 3 bed-
room available, $359k, Call 509-3947.
WATERFRONT, BRAND new, 3BR/3BA
w/boatslip. Darien, GA, 1 hour from Jack-
sonville. $299,000. McGuire Mortgage.
246-9915.


VALENCIA, JAX Beach. 2/2. 1357sf.. full
amenities, new appliances. Easy access
JTB. $380K. (904)241-4544. No Realtors.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome.
2BR/2BA w/bonus room, new carpet.
CH&A, fenced yard. Near ocean and Han-
na Park. 1158 Songbird Lane. 5114.900.
280-2728, excellent rental history Iv. msg.
PVB 2/2, lease option. $10k down.
$1500/mo., will credit Slk toward down
payment per month. 710-8418.

PV, 2/2, fireplace, screened patio over-
looking lake. $189,900. Consider lease
option. Vanguard Realty (904)463-7343.
INVESTORS DREAM S10K UPFRONT.
2BR/2BA condo, 12 blks from beach, with
upgrades. lyr. lease signed ($1120/mo.).
Selling price $219,900 with S10K cash
back at closing. Call Ted (904)537-7896.
JAX BEACH, updated 1/1 condo in Villas
of Marsh Landing. Gated, 891st.. tile
floors, upgraded bathroom, enclosed la-
nai, W/D. community amenities. Move in
ready at $149,500. Matchmaker Coastal
Realty (904)553-8410.
PVB, OCEAN Grove, 1BR/1BA, full amen-
ities, beach access. $129,900. 226-3968.
JAX BCH, Oceanfront. 4/3.5, 2500sf, NE
8th floor. FSBO, agents welcome 2%.
$799,000 OBO. 612-3200.
BEACHSIDE 2/1.5 Townhome, fireplace,
pool, WDHU, $99,500 firm, 241-8706,
607-9980.
OCEAN FRONT
2/1 top floor, comer unit, tiled balcony with
great views. Elevator, pool and storage,
349,900. Owner/Agent. 887-7053.


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1983 2/1 Mobile Home located in Portside.
Great starter home. Moving out of state,
need to sell. $2500. firm. (904)718-3241,
(904)821-0420.



PV BEACH Summer House. 2BR/1.5BA,
adjacent to pool, $1150/mo. Small pets
welcome. (904)280-3138.

S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
JAX BEACH
1BR apartment, 211 No. 8th St. No dogs.
$650/mo., deposit $325. Broker/ Owner,
249-8766.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
PONTE VEDRA townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
1000sf., wood & porcelain tile downstairs,
all new carpet upstairs, screened lanai,
fresh paint throughout, Brand New A/C
and W/D. Tranquil water view. Lots of
storage and attic space, lawn care inclu-
sive. $885/mo. Must see inside to appreci-
ate. (904)910-1894.
91 STANLEY Rd. #1 (off Mayport Rd).
2BR/1BA. $650/mo. $600 deposit re-
quired. 338-5924.
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
pet negotiable, $1295/mo., avail. 9/1.
673-1550.

BEACHES
1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, 207 15th St.,
2BR/1BA, CH&A, 1 block to ocean,
$1000/mo., ref's. 246-6194, 249-3636.
MAYPORT LANDING 2BR/2BA, privacy
fence, screened in porch, CH&A, utility
room, credit check, $700/mo..
1-888-259-0783.
1 BLOCK TO PIER & BEACH
1 BR w/dining room, large deck, wood
floors, laundry room, good closets. Wave
Crest, 122 Fourth Avenue North $900/mo.
993-2555. BeachesApartments.com
NEPTUNE, LARGE 3BR/1.5BA upper
unit, walk to ocean, large deck, CH&A,
WDHU. No pets. No smoking. Discount
rent $1300/mo. 307-2841, 223-5211.
OCEAN VIEW
1BR w/great ocean views, tile floors
throughout, washer & dryer, walk-in clos-
et, balcony, assigned parking. $925/mo.
160 Seventh Avenue North. 993-2555
BeachesApartments.com
JAX BEACH 2BR Apt. near ocean, CH&A,
WDHU, no pets, $825/mo +$400 dep,
246-3130.
PONTE VEDRA, 1BR/1BA townhome,
gated, washer/dryer included; 5 star
amenities. $925/mo. 998-9148.
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, oceanview,
2BR/2BA beautifully furnished. $1500/mo.
3mo. lease available. (904)246-9773.

1BR/1BA, laundry on premises, water,
electric, and satellite TV included. Small
pets ok. $695/mo. 247-4221.
OCEANFRONT- efficiency condo w/club
pool Furnished & ready for occupancy
$895/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
3BR/ 2.5BA townhouse, 1/2 block from
ocean. Atl Bch. Gar., $1750/mo. Call Rich
476-8521.
TOWNHOUSE, 5 min. from downtown,
end unit, 2BR/1.5BA, pool, new decor, pri-
vacy fenced patio, 1 or 2 yr. lease.
$825/mo. includes water and fees.
(904)553-9353.


OCEANVIEW, NEW luxury 3BRi2BA
condo at Pier Point! Amenities incl. pool.
granite countertops & more! S1750/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.

JAX BCH, 12th Ave. S. 2BR/ 2BA town-
house. NO PETS/ SMOKERS. S995/mo
plus dep. 733-7596.
PVB, 3BR/2BA Solona Cay Circle, fenced
yard, community pool, 1-car garage. Avail-
able now. 1 year lease. S1250/mo.
629-1336.
ATLANTIC BEACH- Oceanside,
2BR/2BA condo w/club pool, just steps to
beach! $1100/mo. All South Realty.
241-4141.
PONTE VEDRA- 3BR/2BA condo w/club
pool & more! $1150/mo.. All South Realty,
241-4141.
JAX BCH efficiency, $650/mo. +S650/dep.
1BR apt., $750/mo. +$750/dep., water in-
cluded. 7-12 mo. lease. Sea Villas, 928
2nd St. N. Apt. 2. 241-9822.
DUPLEX- HISTORIC Springfield, 1416
Pearl St., upper unit. Large 2BR, hard-
wood floors, country kitchen, pantry.
$625/mo. +deposit. No pets. 223-5211,
307-2841.
NEPTUNE, 2/1+ garage, downstairs,
1100sf, 1 block beach, $995/mo plus
$500/dep. water incl. Small pets ok. Se-
nior/ military disc. 822 1st St. 708-0731.
2BR/2BA 'TOWNHOME bonus room,
CH&A, located in Mayport Landing,
fenced back yard, near ocean and Hanna
Park, 1278 Wonderwood Dr., $765/mo,
$700 deposit, 280-2728 leave message.
JAX BEACH 2BR/1BA, 4 blocks to beach,
hardwood floors, dishwasher, CH&A, off
street parking, fenced yard, $1000/mo.
(904)221-3410.
CYPRESS LANDING, completely remod-
eled, 1100sqft, 2BR/1.5BA duplex w/large
fenced back yard, CH&A, WDHU, fire-
place, tile floors throughout; freshly paint-
ed inside & out, $975/mo., 571-6664 or
887-6033.
INTRACOASTAL NEW waterfront
3BR/2BA condo overlooking Intracoastal
& marsh! Screened patio, granite counter-
tops, club pool & morel $1800/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
GORGEOUS 2BR/1BA Apt located
2 blocks from the beach at 218 19th Ave
North in Jax Beach. CH&A, beautiful hard-
wood floors, stacked washer/ dryer, ceiling
fans, large closets & more! $995/mo,,
$995 security deposit. Absolutely no pets
and no smoking. 704-1751 or 246-8911.
PONTE VEDRA Bch, 2BR 2BA, 2 car
gar., newly remodeled, very clean, con-
venient to beaches, comm. pool, private
backyard. 536-4479 or 608-4095.
DEERFIELD LAKES, 2 & 3BR's,
fireplace, WDHU, starting at $800/mo.
Spacious 1 BR/1 BA, near ocean
$650/mo. 3BR/2BA, Arden Way
$1100/mo. Lewis Realty, Inc.
(904)291-7229.
JAX BEACH townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
1100sf., WDHU, CH&A, tile floors through-
out, fenced yard, pets ok w/deposit.
$1050/mo. +sec. dep., 887 8th Ave.
South, (904)608-6678.
NEPTUNE BCH, Lora St., East of A1A,
2BR 1BA, WDHU & storage, beachy w/
hardwood floors, new HVAC, $1000/mo.
plus util., lyr lease, dep. & credit check.
Call Rick 891-2345.

MAYPORT LANDING 2BR/ 2BA TH.
Fenced yard, CH/A. 1188 Songbird Ln.
$790/mo. $700/dep. 280-2728 Iv rsg.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, 320 3rd St., du-
plex, 2BR/1BA, CH&A, WDHU, pets nego-
tiable. Large backyard, 3 blks from ocean
and town center, $1100/mo. +$1100/de-
posit. (904)477-1041.
LARGE EFFICIENCY Apartment, excel-
lent location, 2 blocks to Ocean,very
clean. No pets. $575/mo. 642-1214, or
241-1219.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
em well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
247-1417.


CROSSWORD PUZZLE


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alliance
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NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA town-
home, Summer Sands. Large bedrooms,
fireplace, skylights, W/D; Available 9/18.
$1150/mo. +$800/dep.. Stephen
(904)607-8764. .
2BR/2BA TOWNHOME bonus room,
CH&A, located in Mayport Landing, near
ocean and Hanna Park, $750/mo, $700
deposit, 280-2728 Iv message.
SAN PABLO, small 1BR apartment,
$700/mo. includes utilities, 247-0030.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave.
South, 1BR/1BA. $600/mo. and $650/mo
(904)891-0606.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, newly renovated
apartment, W/D. Available August.
$850/mo +deposit. 201 No. 9th St., For
appointment, 993-2661.
Efficiency, $650/mo. 1BR/1BA, $750/mo.
water Included. 241-9822.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA condo, East of
A1AI $950/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.


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& 2.* 249-5611


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12 Relaxation
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ATLANTIC BEACH, Main St., 2BR/1.5BA,
CH&A, f/p, WDHU, dishwasher, $785/mo.,
891-0606.
SAWGRASS, BERMUDA Court Patio
Home. Player's Club section, back yard
fronts on beautiful lagoon, 2 min walk to
large park, community pool, quiet and safe
neighborhood, 2BR/2BA, 1700sf., no
arage, excellent condition. Minimum
month lease. $1350/mo. (904)571-3877.
BEACH LIVING
Walk to beach from this 2BR/1BA town-
home. Approx. 900sf., newly remodeled
kitchen, CH&A, new W/D, private yard.
$900/mo. No pets. 616-5615.


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NEPTUNE BEACH, Summer Sands, 2BR
2.5BA townhome; 1 car garage, communi-
ty pool, $1100/mo. 655-5990.
JAX BEACH Holly Drive, 3BR/2BA, 2 car
garage, fenced yard, $1300/mo + deposit,
Available 9/1. 614-5278.
PONTE VEDRA 4BR/2BA, in-ground
swimming pool, $1400/mo + deposit
571-3261.
IMMACULATE SOUTH JAX BEACH
Charming 3/2 house, like new, open floor
plan, vaulted ceilings, carpet/tile, W/D, 2
car garage, pets considered. Bike to the
Beach! Available 9/1 $1550/mo. +dep.;
(904)859-1818.
PVB/ SOLANO Cay 3BR/2.5BA,new tile
carpet, A/C. Available now. $1399/mo.
285-2952.
NEPTUNE BCH, 4BR/2.5BA with pool.
$1450/mo. 904-742-6940:


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SThe Plantation PV 3BR/2.5BA, beautiful 2 lakefront condo, screened lanai, fireplace, comm. floor, screened porch, garage, amenities. $1100/mo. ~
If story home, hardwood and tile floors, den/office, pool. $1100/mo. am ..at i. h Ladhing IJ
balcony. $3000/mo. Intracoastal West Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
SSaltCreekl land-PV4BR/3.5BA,spectacular Bishops Cort Hodges IBR/1BA, ground 2BR/2BA, Ground floor. $1100/mo.
S home, water to golf course views, tropical floor/end unit, water to golf course views, 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top unit. $1100/mo.
backyard w/pool & spa. $3000/mo. amenities. $850/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/garage. $1150/mo.
& Costa Verano JB 3BR/2.5BA, brand new Avante Kernan 2BR/2BA, 3rd floor condo w/ 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top/end unit. $1300/mo.
luxury townhouse, w/ocean views, attached 2 upgrades, screened porch, amenities. 1000/mo. Grand Cay Villas PV BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/tile
I Car garage, amenities. $2800/mo.
S Po teV.d.aBySe R/3 ho Sail Cove Town Center (ate Pkwy floors, fireplace, private garage, screened porch. ,
SPoute Vedra By Sea PV 4BRI3BA, home has Screened porch, amenities. $1195/mo.
Living, dining and great room, 3 car garage, IBR/IBA. Ground floor. $950/mo. Belleza PV 3BR/2BA, ground floor, recently
screened porch. $2750/mo. 2BR/2BA, 1st floor w/ private garage, remodeled, tile floors, screened porch, amenities.
I Stamerfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious home $1150/mo. $1295/mo.
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in walking distance to schools & bch, patio, 2 Wo Creek Hodges Valencia JB 2BR/2BA, brand new w/l0ft. ceilings,
Scar garage. $2200/mo. Newer townhouse w/ wooded preserve views, balcony, tile floors, amenities. $1475/mo.
I Ponte Vedra Shores Vilano 4BR/4BA, newer amenities, screened porch. y o
S3 story townhouse, tile floors, attached garage, 2BR/2.5BA. $1100/mo. Frnish ed Retals
Ocean views. $2000/mo. 2BR/2.5BA. End unit. $1150/mo. Sawgrass PV 4BR/4.5BA, 2 story home, screened ,
I Sandy Oaks PV 3BR/2BA, home w/wood Brightwater Gate Pkwy in pool, golf course views, game room. $3500/mo. ,
deck, hardwood floors, 2 car garage, cathedral 2BR/2.5BA. Remodeled townhouse, garage, Ocean Grande SPV 3BR/3BA, 2nd floor luxury .f
ceilings. $1500/mo. screened porch, amenities. $1200/mo. condo, garage, tile floors, elevators, screened porch.
I Seha Linkside AB 3BR/2BA, home has open Ual rnished Coados $3200/mo. -
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flogarage. $1500/mo. crand Cay Villas PV The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor condo,

S ra PV 3BR/2BA,homeinterior/exterior 2BR/2BA, third floor w/cathedral ceilings, fireplace, garage, east of AA. $1500/mo.
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garage. $1500/mo Ocean Links 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/fireplace,
Screened porch, amenities.$1000/mo. REIMAX Coastal Real Estate
SNeptune Marsh NB 3BR/2BA, home has W" Property Management
Screened lanai, wood deck, new carpet & paint, The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor, east(904)285-5640
fenced yard, garage. $1400/mo. ofA1A, garage, tile floors, new carpet and paint. tI b h
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ATLANTIC BEACH, 2 blks to beach,
3BR/2BA, new paint, carpet, hardwood
floors, refrigerator with icemaker, micro-
wave. W/D, 2 car garage, $1575/mo
(513)300-2762.
PLAYERS CLUB Sawgrass, very nice
brick home, 4BR/2BA, 2car garage.
$1795/mo. Call (904)631-8963.
AVAILABLE SEPT. 1st, 12226 Versailles
St., near Beach Blvd. and Kernan Blvd.
Very private, quiet neighborhood. 3/2,
CH&A, WDHU, ceiling fans, hardwood &
carpet floors, fenced yard. $950/mo. dis-
counted rent, lyr. lease. No pets.
(904)993-1114.
NEWLY REMODELED 3BR 2BA home, 3
Seatrout St., Ponte Vedra Bch. Fenced
yard w/ garage. $1050/mo. Good rental
history & credit required. 370-0042.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1BA, CH&A,
painted, carpeted, WDHU, fenced yard.
No dogs. 246-0576
BRAND NEW Atlantic Bch home in Para-
dise Preserve. 4BR/2.5BA, $1850/mo.
Available now. Call Lara 904-248-0332.
KERNAN, 4/2 w/ frplc., DR, Ig master,
2 car garage., $1200/mo. W/D included,
(904)626-6963.
PONTE VEDRA Pool Home, spacious
3/2.5 on large lot, east of A1A, walk to
beach, $2500/mo. +deposit, lawn and pool
care included. (904)607-6143.
ATL BCH/ MAYPORT/ OAK HARBOR
1129 Sebago Ave. So., 3BR/ 2BA; all
new kitchen & baths, tile, Burber, fenced.
$1195/mo.
1232 Galapagos Ave., 3BR/ 2BA, walking
closet, family room, fireplace, carport,
fenced. $1295/mo.
631-3583 or 612-8868
S. JAX Bch, 3BR/1.5BA, tile, spacious LR,
Ig fenced yard, walk to all, $1100/mo. Pets
negotiable w/deposit. 27 Millie Drive. Call
904-797-2421 or kald4@yahoo.com


PONTE VEDRA
125 Bluefish Ave. 3/2 home, garage,
fenced, $1150/mo.
includes lawn service,
security deposit equal 1/2 month.
Broker/ Owner, 249-8766
JAX BEACH- 3BR/2BA home on lake! Im-
maculate condition near marsh!
$1400/mo. $1100/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
*. *
ATLANTIC BCH like new luxury pool
home. 4BR/3BA, 3000sf, listen to the
ocean and walk to the beach from this qui-
et neighborhood. Will consider lease/
lease purchase or 100% financing.
$3750/mo., 514-1090.
JAX BEACH South. 822 14th Ave. Com-
pletely remodeled, 3BR/2BA, CH&A, W/D,
fenced yard. No pets. $1350/mo.
246-0478.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2/2, w/pool, applian-
ces, lawn & pool care included. $1500/mo.
Available 10/1/07. 246-0283, 343-2390.
ATL BCH, 3/2 in Seaspray. 6 blocks from
beach. Frplc., pet friendly w/ all tile, priva-
cy fence, corner lot, barbecue pit, outside
shower. $1400/mo. 280-1994.

ATLANTIC BCH, 302 Magnolia. 2200sf,
5BR 3BA, hardwood floors, carpet, jacuzzi
tub, all appliances, 2car gar. Avail. late
August. $2175/mo. (904)759-0267.



JAX BEACH- 2/1.5 townhouse, 1400sf.,
$1100/mo. Ponte Vedra- 1/1 condo,
750sf., $850/mo. Avail. October. 2/2.5
Townhouse, 1050sf., $1050/mo., 3/2 con-
do, 1200sf., $1150/mo. Realty Executives
Ponte Vedra, (904)249-7676 press 2.
GRAND MESERVE Condominimum, 1/1,
944sf, $775/mo. Signature Realty
(904)616-9450.


OCEANFRONT FURNISHED CONDO for
rent. South Jax Beach. Available mid-Au-
gust. 6-9 month lease OK. Small pet OK
with approval, no smokers. 2/2 with
beach front balcony, pool/ locked bike
cruiser/ beach chair storage/ covered
parking/ W/D in unit. $1950/mo. Call Joy
514-0698.
PONTE VEDRA, The Fountains,
2BR/2BA, 1344sf., $1200/mo., Signature
Realty, 616-9450.
OCEANVIEW FROM every room. So. Jax
Beacxh. Seacape 3BR/2BA, new carpet,
and paint. 3 pools, workout room.
$1700/mo. (501)960-1443.


ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1/2 block
to ocean, fumished, $1450/mo. +utilities.
Pool. Long-term. 247-1049.
OCEAN VIEW 1BR/1.5BA, furnished con-
do at Jax Beach, $900/mo. 247-8916.
BEACHSIDE 2/1.5 Townhome, fireplace,
pool, WDHU, $780/mo +security, 241-
8706, 607-9980.
PV CONDO, 2/2 w/Ioft, tile floors, new ap-
pliances and screened porch!! Great
amenities!! $1200/mo. (904)253-0529 or
(904)477-7953
PVB, OCEAN Grove Condo 2BR/2BA
1180sqft. deluxe on lake. Beach access.
New appliances including Washer/Dryer.
Approved pets okay. $1200/month. Avail.
9/1. (904)813-0304.
JAX BCH 2BR/2BA, condo all appliances,
near the beach, 2yrs old, 1car garage.
$1050/mo no pets, ($1200/mo. with pets)
Call 955-8213 for info.
JAX BEACH, Palms at Marsh Landing,
2BR/2BA, gated community, screened
patio, lake view, 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.


SOUTH JAX Beach, 3/1.5, carport. Large OCEAN FRONT, furnished, Jax Beach, SPINNAKER 1BR/1BA. Elegantly furnish-
lot; 7 blocks to beach, $1200/mo. +secuti- 2BR/2BA, pool, gym, club, tennis. 3-6mo. ed. Steps to Ocean. Garage, $1650/mo.
ry, +references. (904)249-4324. lease. $2495/mo. (904)874-9540. 708-4022.


JAX BEACH, 7 blocks to beach. 3BR/1BA,
CH&A, WDHU. 1004 North 7th St.
$1150/mo. +dep. (904)249-3214,
(904)945-3303.
JAX BEACH, 3/1, 809- 8th Ave. So.; re-
modeled tile & blinds throughout; large
yard; all appliances, $1200/mo. +deposit,
993-6770 or 246-2634.
PVB 3/2 w/fireplace on corner lot, 140
Serrano Way, $1500/mo. includes yard
care. Option to buy, $225K. 379-3759.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2, nice updated, in
Oak Harbor. $1125/mo. +deposit.
910-5913 or (904)491-6008.
PVB, SAWMILL Lakes, 4BR/3BA cul-de-
sac lot, on lake, 2 car garage, $1800/mo.
includes lawn care. (904)477-1242.
3BR/2BA, GARAGE, decks, screened
porch, east of 3rd. $1500/mo.
+$1000/dep. (904)662-5677.
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
rage! Convenient to schools, shopping &
beach! $1150/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
2 BR/1.5 BA TH in S Jax Beach. 2 biks
from ocean, new kitchen, W/D, FP. Pets
OK. $1350/mo., 241-1427.


WEST BEACHES, SAN PABLO CREEK
Quiet neighborhood across from Alamaca-
ni, 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, large fenced
back yard, handicap accessible. Avail 9/1.
$1400/mo. includes, lawn service. Call
349-3140.
PABLO BAY
4/3/2, 2310sqft., lake view, vaulted ceiling,
fireplace. Like new, 4 years old; upscale
community, 2 pbols, tennis, soccer, club
house, family park. Next to Mayo Clinic/
JTB; minutes to beach. $1795/mo.; option
to buy. Available now. (904)349-3434.
BEACHES WATERFRONT, canal to ICW,
3BR/2BA; 6 ft at low tide; recent remod-
eled. New AC & ducts. Awesome views,
big yard. $2000/mo., 246-1868.
MARSH LANDING CC, executive home
in private golf community. 3BR/3BA, neu-
tral and tasteful upgrades, fireplace,
wooded back yard, $2295/mo. Will sell al-
so. 537-4083.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, Dolphin Cove,
7 Cobia St. 2BR/2BA, $1100/mo.
+$1100/dep. No smoking, No pets. Lawn
care included 285-2302, 945-6547.
PONTE VEDRA- 4BR/2.5BA home in con-
venient area! Club pool, tennis & more! 2
car garage! $1400/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
IC WEST at Mayo, 3 or 4BR/2BA, $1250-
$1500/mo. Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
Inc., 247-4333 or 710-3111.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2 inground pool;
walk to beaches/ Town Center, $1650/mo.
241-1886.
ICW, 4BR/2BA, newly renovated, private
fenced yard on cul-de-sac, $1250/mo.
(813)786-4051.
JAX BEACH, 3/2 LR/DR, wood floors
throughout, garage, fenced back yard,
$1200/mo., TDO Mgmt. Svc., 246-1125.
JAX Beach- 3BR/1.5BA, just 7 blocks to
ocean! Equipped kit & more! $1100/mo.
All South Realty, 241-4141..
ATLANTIC BEACH
3BR/ 2.5BA 2700sf, fireplace, 1535 Selva
Marina Dr. 3 blks to ocean, across from
Selva Marina Country Club. Pets ok,
$2250/ mo. 838-6333, Avail 7/1.
OLD PV, 4BR/2BA, 3 lots from ocean,
2400sf, WBFP, $1950/mo., 220-6244.
OAK HARBOR, 3/1, freshly painted, new
carpet, fenced backyard. Near boat ramp
& Mayport. Available 9/1. $975/mo. +se-
curity, 241-8003.


PONTE VEDRA Beach, 3/2 w/ garage,
spacious, new tile, paint and blinds,
ground floor, end unit, screened lanai, fire-
place, ceiling fans, all amenities, 1 mile to
each, $1300/mo. Must see! 904-273-
8923 or 904-294-8164.

PONTE VEDRA, GRAND CAY Villa Con-
do. 1BR/1BA, extremely clean unit. 3rd
floor, very private w/large lanai. Fully fur-.
nished (new interiors as of 2006). Washer
& dryer Appliances included. Vaulted ceil-
ings. Storage closet. Access to all club-
house amenities. $1000/mo. For more in-
formation, please contact David at
(904)612-2710
DECORATOR HIGH END 2BR/2BA,
ocean front condo, living room and master
bedroom overlooking ocean w/balcony.
Front balcony overlooks Jax skyline, fully
furnished, great amenities, including cov-
ered parking, hot tub, tennis, and sandy
beach. Call for more details. 398-9080 ext
211.
OCEAN VIEWS, Pier Point luxury pent-
house Condo, Brand New, Jax Beach,'
3BR/2BA, pool, gym, club, 7mo+. lease.
$2500/mo. (904)537-0258.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, gated, fireplace, ground
floor, $1030/mo., 864-2440.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Oceanfront,
1BR/1.5BA, 1st floor, sleeps 4+, com-
pletely furnished. Available 9/4/07- thru-
12/26/07. $1500/mo. (952)201-4557.


PRIVATE LOT, 2BR/2BA, CH&A, WDHU,
$675/mo. Available Immediately,
273-0857



OCEANFRONT 1 OR 2BR, weekly/
monthly, pool, 463-7343.

OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
(904)249-8269.


HELP TO Haiti for the Hurricane season.
Donate your unwanted clothes; bed-
spreads, sheets set, shoes, kids clothes,
etc. or we buy $1 for pack for minimum
50 pieces. Call 521-1456 or email peniot-
na@yahoo.com
I LOVE AB,
DO YOU?
www.TellCarolyn.com
Political advertisement paid for and ap-
proved by Carolyn Woods candidate for
Atlantic Beach City Commission Seat 2.


IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com
SENIOR GOLFER looking for same to
play after weather cools, 246-1591.
WHY DIDN'T YOU CALL? Please not
another 26 years.



DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE!
Uncontested divorce papers- Without Kids
(while you wait) With kids (a little longer)
$95- $180. Since 1981/ By appt. only
(904)641-2187.
DIVORCE $275-$350". Covers children,
etc. Only one signature required! *Ex-
cludes govt. fees! Call weekdays
(800)462-2000 ext.600. (8am-6pm) Alta
Divorce, LLC. Established 1977.


Recycle


Timothy Barker, Jacksonville, D423,
10x20, household goods, misc. boxes.
Eva Griffin, Atlantic Beach, D450, 10x10,
household goods, boxes.
Monnie Johnson, Atlantic Beach, D467,
5x5, misc. boxes.
Robert Smith, Atlantic Beach, D447, 5x5,
misc. boxes.
Terry Ferrero, Smyma, C305, 5x5, misc.
boxes.
Yolanda Macon, Jacksonville Beach,
A092, 10x10, furniture, misc. boxes,
household goods.
Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
10:00 AM, Saturday, September 8, 2007
to satisfy lien(s) for past due rent(s) cost
and fees. Disposition will take place at:
Pan Am Mini Storage, 2383 Mayport Rd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233. Pan Am Mini
Storage reserves the right to reject any
and all bids and establish minimum bids
to compensate for all costs.
BL 8/22, 8/29/07


2BR/2BA ALL appliances, W/D, garage,
Hodges Blvd. near JTB, $1050/mo.
(912)843-8128.
PONTE VEDRA Summerhouse. New
2BR/2BA. 5 star amenities. Great location!
Bottom floor unit. $990/mo. +deposit. 838-
9400.
JAX BEACH SOUTH. 811 So. 1st St.,
2BR/1BA, remodeled 2nd floor duplex, un-
furnished, 100 ft. from ocean. Pool,
CH&A, WDHU. No pets, 1 parking space.
$999/mo. $1000 security deposit. Please
call (904)463-1036.
CLOSE TO downtown, 1/1 includes water
and garbage. Boat accessible, $695/mo.
(904)753-4582 or (352)219-1861.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, like new 2nd floor corner,
golf view. Great location, near beach &
shopping. $975/mo. +deposit. (904)466-
0230.


OCEANFRONT, 1BR/1BA, Jax Beach
South, 811 So. 1st St., unfurnished, pool,
ground floor. Unit remodeled and beauti-
ful. No pets. 1 parking space, $1299/mo.,
$1299 security deposit. Please call
(904)463-1036.


OFFICE SPACE available. 950 to 3350sf.
Atlantic Beach on Mayport Road.
(904)545-6889.



COMMERCIAL OFFICE with available
6250 sf parking lot; 800 to 3400 sf $15.00
NNN Jax Beach; 4th St. N. and 11th Ave.
N. (904)249-4091.
GREAT LOCATION corner of 5th Ave. N.
& A1A, Jax. Beach. For lease info. call
(904)226-4336.


JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to
ocean, $1400/wk., (904)608-4325. OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE Space for lease, BL 8/29/07
[AV_ -1-- Mayport Rd. Free rent. 514-1090.


S. JAX Bcn. 2BR, fully furnisned, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www.rentjacksonvillebeach.com
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $700 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.



ROOM FOR rent in 3BR/2BA house in
Ponte Vedra. Gated, pool, tennis courts,
all utilities, HBO, High Speed internet.
Near Sawgrass and TPC. $630/mo.
476-1830.


ROOMMATE NEEDED, Jax Beach,
NEPTUNE BCH- terrific Summer Sands 2BR/1BA, W/D, close to beach, $425/mo.
Townhome, 2BR/2.5BA, garage, commun- +1/2 utilities, Serious inquiries only.
ity pool, $1095/mo. 710-4242. (904)372-9805.


BEAUTIFUL HOUSE on Lake Jax Beach
$1450/mo. 3/2, 1800sf., French doors to
patio to Lake. Fireplace, 2 car garage,
W/D, dishwasher. In Lake Sanctuary
1 mile to Beach, 2 blks JTB. 270-1050 .
SO JAX Bch- RipTide, 3/2 house, Fenced
yard, WDHU, 2 car gar. $1350/mo. +dep.
1267 So. Zephyr Way. 260-8329.
WOLFCREEK TOWNHOME, 2/2, like
new $1100/mo.. Call 588-4691


WAREHOUSE FOR lease, 1375sqft, with
small office and bathroom. Air conditioned
$13.65/sqft.+ CAM approx. $2100/mo.
South Jax Beach, 241-1880.


ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA, w/pool, Jax GRANDSON ALLERGIC loving long hair
Beach. $550/mo +deposit, includes utilit- calico, spayed, all shots, declawed,
ies (904)249-1890. 247-7587.


ROOMMATE, PONTE Vedra Beach Con-
do. Beautiful, 3BR/2.5BA, East of A1A.
$600/mo. includes utilities. 434-9915,.


PET SITTING, in your home. Dog walking.
Responsible, mature. Call Kitty, 874-6062.
DOG-A-RAMA DOG Walking Service. Call
537-7900 or 236-0731.


PORTSIDE, INEXPENSIVE rent or trade
for rent. No drugs. 710-2226. LAB MIX, less lyr, loves kids, needs at-
tention, fenced yard. Call 710-2226.


ROOMMATE FOR 3/2 oceanfront condo, FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. 1BR/1BA, all tile. pool, W/D. $550/mo. includes utilities. homes. CATS and Kittens11242-0224. to approved
$699/mo.+ deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave. (770)365-5518.homes. Call 242-024.
South. 534-2120.


RENT TO OWN
New home built in 2007. 2500sf, 4BR/
3BA in Atl. Bch at 620 Orchid St. Gor-
geous master suite, custom kitchen, frplc.,
2 car gar., beaches schools. Owner will do
a lease/ purchase option or finance now.
$2200/mo. plus sec. dep. 249-6150.
JAX- BEACH- Just steps to ocean!
2BR/1BA w/sunporch, wood floors,
WDHU! $1200/mo. Call All South Realty,
241-4141.
THIS BEAUTIFUL waterfront, 2 story,
2BR/3BA, loft townhome is now available.
Owner completely remodeled throughout
to move into, but plans changed. New tile
& carpet, new fireplace, new bathroom
vanities, new kitchen cabinets, new Corian
countertop and all new appliances.
$1600/mo. Must have good credit, first &
last month rent required. If interested,
please call 704-6717.
JAX BEACH, charming bungalow, 1 block
to beach access, 3BR/1BA, CH&A, ga-
rage w/utility room/ shower, WDHU. Cor-
ner lot, fenced backyard. lyr. lease. No
pets. $1350/mo. (813)486-9418.
3BR/2BA HOMES from $1400/mo. 918
6th Ave. N; 534 16th Ave. N.; 912 Pen-
man Rd.; 798 Triton. 710-8083.
JAX BEACH 618 9th Ave No. 3BR/1BA,
CH&A, fenced yard, $925/mo. No pets,
891-0606.


LARGE FURNISHED master bedroom,
private bath. $575/mo., 403-5734.


*eeH MW


LABRADOODLE PUPPIES, hypoallergen-
ic, health certificates, ready Sept. 1, $600.
Call 646-4731.


PONTE VEDRA Beach. room w/private TWO 9 week old male Min Pins, black/
bath. $600/mo. includes everything, tan. Shots w/records. $400. 993-0990.
(904)415-6277.
( SHORKIE PUPPIES, registration and
ROOM W/BATH and extras, $550/mo. health certificate included, 821-5272 or
includes all. 285-8411. 662-4365.


ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/1.5BA, renovated,
8 miles ocean. Non-smoker. $600/mo. in-
cludes utilities. Scott 904-403-7389.
ROOMMATE NEEDED FOR townhouse,
close to ocean, $500/mo. +deposit; in-
cludes, utilities. 994-1761.



OFFICE SPACE to lease, up to 1000sf.
314 3rd St., Jax Beach. Available now.
249-6890.
IEXEC- INTERNET EXECUTIVE OFFI-
CES. Spacious modern individual offices
with phone, internet, printer, fax & mail
service, voice mail, 3rd Street address.
Contact Jim 249-4292.
OCEANFRONT OFFICES (2), includes
conference room, lobby, and secretarial
space, perfect for attomey or businessper-
son. $1750/mo. (904)249-8500.


SIBERIAN HUSKIES: Approx 18 months,
1 male, 1 female, spayed/neutered. all
shots and completely checked out by local
vet. Dogs were abandoned by owner and
running loose, and had numerous health
issues. Very gentle and beautiful dogs.
A negotiable re-homing fee is required.
270-0482.
RAT TERRIERS: various colors, sizes and
ages. cjkennel@earthlink.net, 352-621-
3110.
AUSTRALIAN BLUE Heelers, born May
19th, 1st shot and wormed. $150 Make
great frisbee dogs. Call Karen 742-3315
Iv. msg.


LOST CAT (black & white) in Florida Blvd.
& Neptune Grove East area 246-6029.
HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.


Notice is hereby given the City Commis-
sion of Atlantic Beach, Florida will hold a
Public Hearing in City Hall, 800 Seminole
Road, at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, Septem-
ber 10, 2007 for the purpose of hearing
and considering the views of the public
concerning the following proposed ordi-
nance:
Ordinance No. 58-07-32
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF AT-
LANTIC BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING
CHAPTER 2, ADMINISTRATION, ARTI-
CLE VI, DIVISION 4, POLICE OFFICER
RETIREMENT SYSTEM, TO PROVIDE
THE LIMITED OPPORTUNITY TO
CHANGE A DESIGNATION OF BENEFI-
CIARY BOTH PRE AND POST RETIRE-
MENT; PROVIDE THE OPPORTUNITY
TO PURCHASE CREDITED SERVICE
FOR PRIOR MILITARY AND POLICE
OFFICER EMPLOYMENT ON PAYMENT
OF FULL ACTURIAL COST BY THE EM-
PLOYEE; PROVIDE PROVISION FOR
ADJUSTMENT TO NORMAL RETIRE-
MENT BENEFIT IN THE EVENT DESIG-
NATED BENEFICIARY PREDECEASES
THE EMPLOYEE; PROVIDE INCREAS-
ES IN EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTION
RATE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILI-
TY AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFEC-
TIVE DATE
The full text of the above ordinance is
available for public inspection in the office
of the City Clerk.
All persons interested are notified to be
present at the time and place listed above
and they shall be heard. If any person de-
cides to appeal any decision at any meet-
ing or hearing, he will need a record of the
proceedings, and for such purpose he
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
shall include the testimony and evidence
upon which appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in these
proceedings should contact the City
Clerk's office at 247-5809, or at City Hall,
800 Seminole Road.
BL 8/29/07


PUBLIC NOTICE

The Planning Commission for the City of
Jacksonville Beach, Florida will meet and
hold a public hearing on Monday, Sep-
tember 10, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council
Chambers, located at 11 North 3rd Street,
Jacksonville Beach to consider the follow-
ing applications:
PC #27-07 Conditional Use approval for
a single family dwelling in a Residential'
Multiple family: RM-1 zoning district, pur-
suant to Section 34-339 (d)(12) of the
Jacksonville Beach Land Development
Code. The property is located at 224
South 9th Street.
PC #28-07 -Comprehensive Plan
Amendment. Transmittal of a proposed
Public School Facilities Element to the
2010 Comprehensive Plan to Florida De-
partment of Community Affairs for their re-
view. This element was drafted to collec-
tively plan and coordinate residential
growth in Duval County and the availability
of public school capacity. The proposed
element was developed jointly by the five
cities in Duval County and Duval County
Public Schools (DCPS), and is a require-
ment placed on local and county govem-
ments by the 2005 Florida Legislature.
The above referenced applications are
available for review in the office of the
Planning and Development Department,
City Hall, 11 North 3rd Street, during nor-
mal business hours (M-F, 8am-5pm).
Planning Commission
City of Jacksonville Beach

NOTICE

If a person decides to appeal any decision
by the Board of Adjustment with respect to
any matter considered at any meeting,
such person may need a record of the
proceedings, and, for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure 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.
The public is encouraged to speak on is-
sues on this Agenda that concern them.
Anyone who wishes to speak should sub-
mit the request to the recording secretary
prior to the beginning of the meeting.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statutes, persons with disabilities
needing special accommodation to partici-
pate in this meeting should contact the
Planning and. Development Department
no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day preced-
ing the meeting.
BL 8/29/07


Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the
'Self-Storage Facility Act' Florida Statutes
Section 1, Part IV of Chapter 83, Laws of
Florida 1982; The personal property
consisting of clothes, personal items and
household goods of:
Todd Brown Unit 728

Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 8,,
2007, to satisfy lien(s) for past due rent(s).
Disposition will take place at: THE STOR-
AGE BIN, 1001 13th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250. THE STORAGE BIN
reserves the right to reject any and all
bids.

BL 8/29, 9/5/07



NEED A Math Tutor? I tutor up through
Algebra I. Lyn Broderick, 247-8609.
AIRLINES ARE Hiring Train for high pay-
ing Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial aid if qualified.
Job placement assistance. Call Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com
DRIVER: DON'T just start your career.
Start it right.! Company sponsored CDL
training in 3 weeks. Must be 21. Have
CDL? Tuition reimbursement! CRST.
(866)917-2778.
AMERICA'S DRIVING Academy! Start
your driving career today! Offering cours-
es in CDL A. Low tuition fee! Many pay-
ment options! No registration feel
(888)899-5910 info@americasdrivingaca-
demy.com.


SWIMMING LESSONS
All ages, W.S.I. certified, 34 years teach-
ing. Beaches Aquatic Ctr. 246-3822, 568-
6245
ATTEND COLLEGE online from home.
Medical, Business, Paralegal, Computers,
Criminal Justice. Job placement assis-
tance. Financial aid and computer provid-
ed if qualified. (866)858-2121 www.On-
lineTidewaterTech.com


HARBOR CHASE of Jacksonville is
currently recruiting part time CDL bus
driver with passenger endorsement.
Please apply at 3455 San Pablo Road
South.
SPEECH Pathologist part-time, needed
for school aged children at the beaches,
excellent salary. 247-1251.
COUNTER ATTENDANT, local dry
cleaners. 7am-11am, Monday thru Fri-
day. 285-2123.

ACTIVITY ASSISTANT
PART TIME
Part-time Activity Assistant working with
the geriatric population in a Premier Re-
tirement Community Health Center. Must
be dependable and have the ability to mul-
ti-task. Pleasant work environment. Hours:
Saturday & Sunday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Ex-
perience preferred. Applications available
at Fleet Landing Security Gate,'One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to (904)246-9447; Email to:
jobs@fleetlanding.com Website: fleetland-
ing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
SPEECH THERAPIST needed 2 hours
per day in Atlantic Beach home. Pays
cash. 887-9595 or 241-6913.
DRIVER NEEDED for moving company.
Experience helpful. Have phone/ transpor-
tation. 285-2426.
HOUSEKEEPER/ MOTHER'S helper,
flexible hours. Must have references and
own vehicle 273-0253.
NURSERY HELP wanted to provide care
for infants to 3 year olds on Sunday mom-
ings 8:45am-12:30pm and Wednesday
5:30-8:30pm, $10/hr. References, CPR
experience preferred. Apply in person at
First Christian Church, 2125 Ocean Front,
NB or call 246-2010.
LOOKING FOR a position that is not a
high stress pressure cooker? National bait
producer is looking for a P/T Telesales As-
sociate to assist sales manager. Organi-
zation and computer skills a must. Rec-
reational fishing knowledge beneficial. Fax
resume to (904)241-6012 or email:
keith@fishonbait.com
BARTENDER WITH experience needed;
Please apply in person to Giovanni's, 1161
Beach Blvd., JB, 249-7787.
PART-TIME/ FULL-TIME Front Office
Staff. Responsibilities will include answer-
ing phones, scheduling appointments and
marketing. Written and verbal communica-
tion skills and computer knowledge are re-
qLired. Please fax resume and references
to (904)246-3778. No phone calls please.
*- "
The Beaches Leader has an immediate
part-time opening in the fast paced Mail
Room. Day and Night shifts, hours vary.
Must enjoy a good workout, requires lift-
ing. Starting pay is $8.50/hr. Apply at 1114
Beach Blvd., Jax Bch or contact Anya at
(904)249-9033.
COMFORT KEEPERS
CNA's/ HHA's/ Companions. Flexible
hours. Must have car. Up to $9.50/hr. Call
24hr jobline, (904)230-9228.

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
advertiserask for a fee orif the advertiser
isioffering.a product or servicerather.than
a job opening; please notify The Beaches
Leader, 249-9033.
LPN'S
Needed for Home Health and Hospice
Shifts: starting at $19/hr. Apply with North
Florida Health Services, at
www.NFHSonline.com or call us at
(904)241-1656.
P/T NANNY needed in PVB for after
school care, 465-0830.
NOW HIRING Day Server, Bussers, Host/
Hostess, & food runners. Apply in person,
The Bridge Market and Bistro, 377 S. Ro-
scoe Blvd., PVB.
COUNTER HELP, afternoons & Saturdays
Ponte Vedra area. Call 285-5644.
HIGHLY MOTIVATED energetic Assistant
needed in an upscale salon in Ponte Ve-
dra. Experience preferred, Please call
904-697-7680.
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER, afternoons, 3-
6pm for church pre-school; dependable,
some experience required. 246-2891 for
interview.



HELP!!
HAVE a good phone voice and want to
write your own paycheck? Call 246-0903.
NAIL TECH Rental position, avail. Sept. 1.
Apply Susan Merricks, (h)246-1579,
(w)246-7272.


EXPERIENCED CUSTOM Interior Trim
Carpenter and helpers needed. Position
available immediately. Beaches and Ponte
Vedra areas. Call Tim 509-9071.
WE'RE RAISING pay for Florida regional
drivers Home every weekend! Home dur-
ing the week! Solid weekly miles! 95% no
touch! Preplanned freight! $.43 per mile
hometime, money & more! Heartland Ex-
press (800)441-4953 www.heartlandex-
press.com.
REALTOR NEEDED: Jax Beach, private
firm seeks motivated sales associate, 80%
commission & continuing education.
Matchmaker Coastal Realty,
(904)864-6569.


Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967.

SALES
www.transitplus.com; High $; Excellent
benefits including profit sharing. Entry lev-
el welcome. Clean driving record. Fax re-
sume: 221-2705. Specify position desired
on fax.
TRUCK DRIVERS: CDL training. Up to
$20,000 bonus. Accelerate your career as
a soldier. Drive out terrorism by keeping
the Army National Guard supplied. 1-800-
GO-GUARD.com/truck.
FULL-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.
GENERAL MAINTENANCE Handyman
Helper. Must have tools and transporta-
tion. Start $8/hr. 32-40hrs/wk. Call 307-
2841.

CONSTRUCTION POSITIONS
Current openings in our construction dept.
Must have construction experience, pool
construction experience a major plus. Full-
time work w/benefits package. Must have
good driving record. Apply at Surfside
Pools, 313 Beach Blvd.,Jax Beach
246-2666 or fax resume to: 249-8801 or
e-mail: julie@surfsidepools.net
BUILDING MAINTENANCE- Beaches
Location. Requires general and HVAC
maintenance experience for office proper-
ties. Must be good with tenants and PC
literate. Up to $53K with great benefits,
advancement and bonus potential. E-mail
cover letter and resume to:
verandajobs@cntre.com EOE.


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Co-ndomliniuims

I Owner Rentals

Splendid New 1, 2, or 3
bedroom condo homes.
.Just-- New 1, 2,""" ^ ; o3 ""
Just a few steps from the beach! Magnificent

clubhouse, summer kitchen, state-of-the-art

fitness center, resort style edgeless pool with

cabanas, putting green. Pet friendly.

Fantastic incentives available now!

LIMITED TIME OFFER.

Call Jean 904-241-7074


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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.
MEDICAL BILLING
ASSISTANT
Full Time in medical billing office of a pre-
mier retirement community. A/R experi-
ence, data entry, strong computer skills
and attention to detail a must. Experience
with outpatient therapy billing a plus. Ex-
cellent benefits and work environment.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; fax to 904-246-
9447; website at fleetlanding.com; email
to jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-
Free Workplace.

ALS PIZZA hiring Full or Part Time Pizza
Makers and Cooks. Great pay and flexible
schedule. Please apply in person between
2pm-4pm at any location.

AUTO INSURANCE SALES & SERVICE
Small Jax Bch insurance office seeking
non-smoking special person, flexible
hours, $10 per hr to -start. Paid training.
No weekends. 220, 440 or personal lines
license preferred but not required.
285-8392 or email
1 newhireatbellsouth.net

TRIM, PAINTERS,
DRYWALLERS, HELPERS
Fast growing Construction Co. having
continuous growth. Bonuses, Incentives,
Management opportunities. Must have
own transportation. Serious inquiries only.
(904)241-5177 leave message.

LPN
Full-time, 7am-3pm at a Premier Retire-
ment Community Health Center. Appli-
cations available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-9447; email
to: jobs@fleetlanding.com EOE/ Drug-
Free Workplace.
IMMEDIATE OPENING for Marketing per-
son and or Chiropractic Assistant. Experi-
ence required, full-time or part-time. Hard
working and fun loving. 249-2049.
ARE YOU a highly motivated, responsible
person who can build relationships easily?
You could be an asset to our team. This
position will give you an opportunity for
growth and advancement. Experience in
office supplies/ computer industry prefer-
red, but not necessary. Will train right per-
son. Salary, benefits, commission. Fax re-
sume to 247-1271 or email career@atlan-
ticlaser.com
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/ CUS-
TOMER SERVICE. Growing manufactur-
ing co. seeks professional, organized,
customer- focused individual for Adminis-
trative Assistant/ Customer Service posi-
tion. Able to multi-task, work in fast paced
business environment, and answer multi-
line phone system. AP/AR. Exc. verbal &
written communication skills a must. Profi-
ciency in Word, Excel required (bookkeep-
ing exp. a plus). M-F, 9am-5pm. Email re-
sume to: joannas@desertmicro.net or
fax to: 241-7333.
LILIANA'S HAIR Studio in the heart of Jax
Beach is in need of a FT/PT licensed
Esthetician and Stylist. Also looking for an
Assistant and a Receptionist, must have
computer skills. 242-2424.
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Sous Chef & Line Cooks needed to. pro-
duce great food for our 10yr old waterfront
facility. Good pay & great chef to work for.
Ponte Vedra Bch, 285-0139.

** CLEANERS **
Fast growing Cleaning Co. having continu-
ous growth. Bonuses, Incentives, Man-
agement opportunities. New home con-
struction; apt. move-out, window cleaning,
residential cleaning. Must have own trans-
portation. Serious inquiries only. (904)241-
5177 leave message.
F/T RECEPTIONIST needed for high vol-
ume Vet Clinic. Previous experience in
Vet Clinic preferred. Must possess excel-
lent Customer Service skills Compernve
salary' .ekcellent en efits. Fax resume' 1o
246-3064 or call 246-8577 for more inhfo.
Beaches Animal Clinic, 937 Beach Blvd.
Jax Beach.
GOLF COURSE EQUIPMENT MECHAN-
IC: Atlantic Beach. F/T, benefits, 401K.
Golf privileges. Exp. required. $20/hr. Call
246-4711. DFWP.
CNA'S
NEEDED for hone 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.


NOW HIRING experienced dishwashers
and prep cooks. Full & part time. Good
pay. The Bridge Market & Bistro, PV/
Palm Valley. 285-1154.


CHILDTIME LEARNING Centers seeks
experienced Pre-school Teachers &
Assistant Teachers. F/T & P/T available.
We offer a competitive salary & benefits
package. Call 273-6960 or fax resume to:
280-5742.
SPA RECEPTIONIST needed F/T. Please
fax resume to 246-5449 or call 241-2023.
MA NEEDED for pediatric office. Spanish
speaking a plus. Call 246-9428 or fax re-
sume to: 249-7323.
VET TECHNICIAN full-time, experienced.
Start immediately. Apply at Animal Medi-
cal Clinic, 8000 Sawgrass Village Circle,
Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-9560.
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER ASSISTANT
CDA a plus, call 904-285-2965.
2 CARPENTERS needed for established
remodeling company. Transportation a
must. Call Gator 219-0267.
MORTGAGE BROKERS, Commonwealth
Mortgage is here to support you and close
your loans. Call for interview, 241-4608.
DRIVERS: CALL Today! Great Bonus Op-
portunity! 36-43cpm/$1.20pm $0 Lease
New Trucks CDL-A + 3 mos OTR
(800)635-8669
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
SECURITY GUARD
Full time, flexible hours. Experienced only.
Excellent benefits. Applications available
at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to 904-246-9447; email to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-free
workplace.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
SALES POSITION available. Knowledge
of cleaning industry a plus. Clean driving
record or transportation required. Fax re-
sume to 270-8866.
GOLF COURSE LANDSCAPER: Atlantic
Beach. F/T, benefits, 401K. Golf privileg-
es. Exp. preferred. $12.50/hr. Call
246-4711. DFWP.
Lawn Maintenance *
Position available. Must be experienced.
Starting at $9/hr. Higher Grounds Lawn
Care. Call 745-1631.
FT/PT COOK & servers for assisted living
facility. Apply in person Ashford Court,
1700 The Greens Way, Jax Beach.
DRY CLEANING, Silk Presser, Ponte Ve-
dra area, guaranteed hours. 285-5644.
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.
HOUSEKEEPERS MONDAY-FRIDAY.
Seeking responsible reliable individuals.
Must be bondable. Serious inquiries only.
Leave message at 716-8824.
WEIGHT LOSS Systems in PVB looking
for Sales Consultant PT/ FT. 280-9010;
fax 280-9222. Ask for Janis.
HAIRSTYLIST
LOOKING for a change? Established Sal-
on has opening for 2 stylists w/ clientele.
FT/ PT. Excellent working conditions, 60%
Commission. Health & Dental insurance,
paid vacation. All inquiries confidential.
Contact Bob or Susan at Susan Merrick's
Hair Designs, 246-7272 or 246-1579.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT, F/T, needed for
dermatology office in PV. Fax resume to
567-1051.
Restaurant


BOWLING FAMILY Daycare has openings
for infants & up. State certified, CPR, First
Aid, CDA Teaching Degree. Call Laura,
220-6059 or 476-4251.
LOVING IN-HOME Child Care PVB. Ages
6-weeks and up. HRS licensed. 8 years
experience. Tammy 373-0404 or
716-6993.
CHILDCARE, MY Home, HRS licensed,
certified. Retired pre-school teacher.
Years experience. Provides a safe, se-
cure, loving environment. Very personal
and very professional care. Off Atlantic
Blvd. near Indian Springs. 221-5110.
CHILD CARE in my home, 6wks to 4yrs.
Good rate. Refs. Lots of TLC. Call
220-7493.
ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. PIT or F/T.
260-4915.
LOVING, IN-HOME Day care. Ages 6wks.
& up. Please call Becky, 249-6391.


NEW SCIENTIFIC breakthrough of non
embryonic stem cell therapy provides re-
lief to thousands suffering from 72 chronic
ailments. Get your free report now
freestemcelltherapyreport@comcast.net
904-401-1366.


WILL TAKE care of loved one. NA- HHA-
CPR. 30yrs+ exp., refs. Blanche
(904)242-0771.
IN NEED of quality care for your love
ones. Contact Quality Homecare Services.
Best CNA's in town. 24 hr home care.
Bath, visits, companion services, doctor's
appointments. 525-3003, 620-0387.
IN-HOME CARE by VISITING ANGELS.
Providing the best caregivers with top ref
& criminal checks for meal-prep, errands,
respite care, companionship and more. Af-
fordable. Call us for a free in-home
assessment at 904-725-8222.
www.visitingangels.com Lic. #229886.
DEPENDABLE AND honest CNA/HHA.
Seeking nights and weekend work
(904)472-0375.
CAREGIVER LOOKING for work in
Beaches area, CERT. 285-8411.
CNA CARE in your home Rate depends
on care. 536-0587.
EDUCATED, MATURE caregiver willing to
care for elderly. Daily, some weekends,
some sleep-ins at beaches area. Reason-
able & References. Call Rose 866-0696.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @beachesleader.com


MOHAWK STAINMASTER carpet, brand
new w/ pad. Approx. 2000sf, $1100 OBO.
424-6809.
WHITE CONVERTIBLE Crib, converts
from infant to toddler to twin bed. Very
sturdy and mattress, mattress pad and all
hardware included. $100. 607-2320.
OLHAUSEN POOL table, like new, 9ft ta-
ble, matching wall rack, cues, 2 chairs.
Cost $6000 plus,, will sell for $1950. For
pictures email feetdry@comcast.net or
(904)285-5860 for more info.
FUTON BUNK bed, black, steel frame,
w/new mattresses, exc. cond. $275. Can
deliver. 874-1747:
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
BUNK BEDS excellent condition $200, al-
so other misc items. 249-4159..
GRANITE TOPS FOR LESS
Save on granite counter tops and vanities.
Free estimates! Call Buddy 249-1860
www.GraniteTopsForLess.com
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
(904)858-9350.


W/D, .BEDROOM ,set, double :bunk bed ,
mustsell,.992-0257.. .,
BABY CRIB, white, brand new, everything
included; play pen, 285-7764.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
(904)858-9350.
TWIN BEDS with bedding, TV set, and
more, in good condition. 273-1658.
TRADITIONAL SOFA, 7ft., floral pattern,
3 cushions, like new. $150. 249-4161.
BONSAI TOOL, pots, & book. Low price.
273-1658.
TWIN PILLOW top mattress, box springs
& frame $100. Queen hardrock maple
headboard & chest of drawers w/ night-
stand $150. 221-2904 or 993-1400.
ENTERTAINMENT CTR w/ 36" TV, 5'x7'
solid oak, from Havertys, like new. Paid
$1100, will sell for $700. 651-3343.


BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
liver. (904)391-0015.
STAINLESS STEEL Rolex watch, excel-
lent condition, $600, 249-9734, 424-5549


'LAND AUCTION' 350 Props Must be
Sold! Low Down / E-Z Financing Free Cat-
alog (866)554-3852 www.landauction.com
CHATTANOOGA MOUNTAINS Spectacu-
lar River views 800+/-acres. Trade for in-
come producing real estate pr $3500/acre
Higgenbotham Auct. Intl. Ltd. Inc. FL Lic
#AU305/AB158 (800)257-4161 higginbo-
tham.com.
GIGANTIC 3-DAY AUCTION September
5, 6, 7, 2007 Montgomery, Alabama. Sin-
gle, tandem & tri-axle dumps, roll off
trucks, truck tractors, crawler loaders &
tractors, excavators, motor graders &
scrapers, backhoes, rubber tired loaders,
forklifts, paving, skidders, feller bunchers,
log loaders, farm tractors. J.M. Wood Auc-
tion Co., Inc. (334)264-3265, Bryant Wood
AL LIC #1137.


I BUY BUSINESSES (No restaurant or re-
al estate). Prefer businesses that are not
doing well. (904)402-5355.
WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com


"THE BIGGEST, BESTEST II YARD
SALE!" Sat, 8am til, 1817 10th St. No.
SATURDAY, 835 8th Avenue North. 7am
til gone. Tools, equip, scaffolding, solid
oak entertainment center, file cabinet &
more.
MOVING SALE, Fri., Sat. & Sun., 7am-
3pm, 1204 7th St. N. Rain or shine, every-
thing must go.
SATURDAY, 8AM-12PM, 1216 10th St.
Nqrth. Breyers, Barbies, & more


GARAGE SALE Christ United Methodist
Church, 400 Penman Rd., is collecting do-
nated items for their fall rummage sale to
be held Sept. 14th and 15th from 9am-
3pm both days. Call 249-5370 for-info.


ENGLISH ANTIQUE furn., Lazy Boy,
beach strollers, bike buggy, children's toys
& lots of misc. items. Sat. & Sun: 8-1pm,
1972 Colima Ct.
MULTI FAMILY garage sale,Sat., 8am-
1pm, 1122 Linkside Ct. E. No early birds
please.
1770 PARK Terrace East, Sat., 8:30am-
12:30pm; furniture, linens, books, office
equipment, pictures, guitar, scooters,
misc., 249-0154.


CALCULATE YOUR
PROPERTY TAXES
@ www.TellCarolyn.com
Political advertisement paid for and ap-
proved by. Carolyn Woods candidate for
Atlantic Beach City Commission Seat 2.


PADGETT'S A/C & Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
588-5222.
SERVICE, REPAIRS, INSTALLATIONS
Free Estimates on replacements. License
CAC1814887. Credit cards accepted.


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I DO work on any classic, street rod and
hot rod cars & trucks. From restorations to
customs. Call (904)543-2803 or (904)686-
4282. Owner: Lester Davis.


PROFESSIONAL TO clean your office.
Licensed bonded, insured. 631-8527.
HOUSEKEEPING- We clean the way you
like it. First cleaning, $10 off, fifth cleaning
is free. 5 years experience, 993-3187,
887-9050.


FINE CHILDREN'S furniture, clothing,
Pottery Barn bedding, Sat., 8:30 am, 113
Nature's Way, St. Johns Plantation.
MOVING SALE! Cool boy toys, storage,
small furniture, household items. Satur-
day, 8am-? 322 San Juan Drive.
BUSINESS MOVING Sale! Indoors.
GREAT deals! Most items at or below
wholesale cost. Home accessessories,
antiques, florals and containers, fumiture
and much more! 5150 Palm Valley Rd.
#207 Friday, Saturday, 9am-?



BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com
34' YELLOWFIN with three 225 Four
Stroke Yamaha's. Loaded w/ trailer
$165,000 Call 545-4002.
1999 BAYLINER 1800 w/trailer, fish find-
er, lots of extras, $8500, 610-7768.
2004 YAMAHA XLT800, 3 seat & 1998
Yamaha GP760, 2 seat w/trailer, service
reg, fern owned, garage kept, exl cond,
lots of fun, 904-994-9040.
1978 29.9' HELMSMAN Sloop, ready to
sail, 25hp inboard diesel, main & 3 jibs,
sleeps 4, Must see! $7500 OBO. Call Bill
318-5174.
2000 CELEBRITY 18' Bowrider.
Mercruiser, In/out, 200hp. Great for wa-
tersports or cruising. Exc. cond., garage
kept, 250 hours, custom trailer. $12K
OBO. (407)509-7660.



2001 HD FLHR, 8500 miles, ape hangers,
garage kept, lots of extras, $11,900. Call
445-8538.
HONDA DIRT Bikes CRF150F 06 & '07,
$3100 each, Fml owned, electric-start,
air-cooled, 1-cyl, 4-stroke, 5 speed man-
ual-shift, 149 cc, adj rear shock,
(904)994-9040.'
2003 SCOOTER, Vespa engine, 3800
miles; $1200 OBO, 465-7179.
2002 HONDA REBEL 250, red, excellent
condition. 9251 mi, $2000. 568-7139.



1992 CHEVY Astro. Runs great. $1200 or
trade. 246-5303, 207-2964. -
1998 FORD Econoline Van, $1300 cash
OBO. Call after 5pm, (904)446-5774.
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MOVING? LONG distance or local. Quali-
ty service at affordable prices. Free esti-
mates, guaranteed pickup and delivery.
Day The Florida Mover. (904)553-3050.
www.daymoving.com
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com


KEN'S PRESSURE Washing & Lawn
Service. Houses & driveways. Free esti-
mates. 252-6112.
OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin, 994-0045.
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INTERIOR PAINT and Trim. Experienced,
Professional. Call (904)223-3098.
HOME PAINTING inside & out. 30 years
experience & quality work. Call Mike
Williams, 285-2651.
PROFESSIONAL POPCORN Removal
Paint & Stain Service. (904)343-5515.
QUALITY INTERIOR & exterior painting
by Glenn Keller, licensed & insured, cour-
teous & dependable, call for free estimate,
591-4007
RANDY BEAVER, Inc. Residential/ Com-
mercial. Painting/ Wallpapering. Reasona-
ble pricing. Honest, Dependable. 608-
0249.


BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
610-7768.


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1995 CHEVY Cheyenne, 3/4 ton, V8, 5.7
liter. Runs excellent. $1200 OBO, solid
truck. 497-7362.



1999 RANGE Rover HSE, 125,000 miles,
$10,900 OBO, 910-4164, 614-9466.
1998 HONDA Prelude great condition,
power, A/C, rims, C/D player. Must sell,
$7000, 704-3805.
1987 BMW 3251, 90,000 miles, solid trans-
portation $1450. 631-8099
1983 FORD Thunderbird $1000. 1991
Buick Regal $1000. 1980 Dodge Chal-
lenger $500. (904)333-2066.
2006 MERCEDES 350 SLK
18,400 miles, fully loaded, mint condition.
$43,400. Call Margi @ 571-9821.
1998 CADILLAC Eldorado 2-door white
coupe 120,000 miles, very clean, in ex-
cellent condition. $5600. Call 246-1101.
1999 Lincoln Town Car, leather, non-
smoker, excellent condition. PV, Must
See! (904)285-0219.
MERCEDES, 1988 560SL convertible,
good condition. Discounted, $7500,
247-6474.
1997 JEEP Wrangler, great condition,
146K miles. Lots of extras. $4750.
(904)891-6200.
1987 BMW 3251, convertible, good condi-
tion, asking $1500. Gus 270-2693.
2003 HONDA Civic EX, 4DR, 30K, blue,
AT, very good cond. $11,888. 241-1447.
1997 BUICK LESABRE Custom, brand
new condition, only 41K miles, power win-
dows/ locks, cruise, new tires, $5000,
887-9030.
1994 PONTIAC Firebird Formula, V8,
$2700 OBO. Call 333-1115.
MUSTANG STEEDA CONVERTIBLE,
2001, yellow, 96,000 miles, $9600.
(904)635-9759
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THINKING ABOUT remodeling? Kitchen,
bath, or anything else, call us (904)993-
3187. Licensed & insured.
JML HOME RENOVATIONS. Kitchen/
Bath to Decks/ Fences. Call Justin
.(904)318-3693.


HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE: 246-6628.


STYLES SMITH PLUMBING
Re-pipe specialists, commercial, residen-
tial, remodel. Call 241-4131.


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