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Midweek Edition A 1


PONTE


VEDRA


An edition of The Beaches Leader



LEADER


Vol. 44, No. 84


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


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The new logo for Bird
Island Park planned behind
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Branch Library will be used
on prizes at Sunday's Earth
Day event. See A-8.


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.. Miss Nease 2007


photos by CHUCK ADAMS
Macie Soler-Sala nearly doubles over'(far left) on the Nease High stage Saturday evening when learning she has won the title of Miss Nease 2007. With her is
*Lauren Dawson, first runner up. Soler-Sala beams (second from left) as Megan Lineberry, Miss Nease 2006, adjusts her sash and (third from left) places her
crown before the winner takes the Miss Nease walk (right): See story, A-3, and photo gallery at www.pontevedraleader.com.


Commission mulls charter rejected by legislators


by DAVID M. LEVIN
STAFF WRITER
A charter government proposal
rebuffed last month by a committee of
the Florida Legislature was given new.
life Tuesday by the St. Johns County
Commission.
Commissioners voted tohave a copy
of the proposed charter placed on the
county's Web site in an effort to
inform the public' that the idea is
being proposed.
"This is not a. one-size-fits-all
approach," said Ken-Bryan, who pre-
sented the'plan to the commission


and the public at the commission
meeting.
"It is tailored to fit the needs .of the
community."
Over the next several months, meet-
ings will be held in each of- the five
County .Commission districts to
acquaint residents with charter gov-
ernment and what it would mean to
them.
Commission Chairman Ben Rich
and Commissioner Thomas Manuel
said the\- ~ill be attending all meet-
ings, and the other district commis-
sioners will attend in their districts,
'The meetings Set Ior open discus-'


sion, questions and education about
how a charter would change St. Johns
County government.
"We are beginning the participation.
process," said Rich. "The public is
invited to come to these meetings."
Currently, 19 of Florida's 67 counties
are run under a charter form of gov-
ernment, which Bryan said offers more
input from the community and allows
more decision-making to be done by
voters.
He also said that 80 percent of all
the population in the state lives in a
chartered government system.
The plan for the meetings witthcom-


missioners will apparently address an
issue cited by legislators who failed to
support the charter proposal last
month. At least two members of the
St. Johns County Delegation said they
had heard complaints that the issue
wasn't vetted enough before reaching
the legislature.
This time, Rich said, the public will
be informed about the proposal
through video screening, government
, television and the charter on the coun-
ty's Web site.

. See CHARTER, A-3


Rawlings kids in 'Jeopardy'


Megan Lineberry, Miss
Nease, 2006, performs on
her violin Friday for children
at Ponte Vedra-Palm Valley
Elementary. See A-12.


,, photo by DAVID M. LEVIN
Rawlings students Melissa Nicardi .(clockwise from left), Parker Hamilton,
Pressly Pratt, Courtney Smith and Gray Larson discuss an answer Friday dur-
ing "Battle of the Books."


by DAVID M. LEVIN
STAFF tW'RITER
Rawlings Elementary School in
Ponte Vedra Beach hosted the first
event of its kind Friday a
Jeopardt'-like contest matching the
wits of teams from six elementary
schools in the St Johns County
School District.
The first North End of the
County Battle of Books added a
new dimension to the schools'
reading programs.
"This is a motivational reading
program," said Debbie Lietz, media
specialist at Rawlings. "\Ve want
the students to read for pleasure."
Lietz said she, the other teachers
and their students have been excit-
ed about the contest, in which
questions are posed about books
the youngsters have read during
the school year.
"It's like a jeopardy game. We ask


the students about phrases from
books they have read from the list
of the Sunshine State books and the
Florida Association of Nledia
Educators," Lietz said.
In addition to the Rawlings team,
there were teams from
Cunningham Creek, Durbin Creek,
Hickory Creek and [ulington Creek
elementary schools in Northwest
St. lohns County and Timberlin
Creek Elementar% in St. Augustine.
After a question was asked, the
members of each team would con-
fer, arrive at an answer, write the
answer on a sheet of paper. A team
member would raise his or her
hand, and the first hand up would
be called upon by a judge to supply
the answer.
Rawlings student Courtney
Smith, 11, said she reads fantasy


See BATTLE, A-3


Tower at Mickler gets county OK


Photo by DAVID ROSENBLUM
Panthers infielder Brittany
Donahue scoops up a
ground ball during
Monday's District 5-4A play-
off garrie against Port
Orange Atlantic. See story
and scores on B-1


By DAVID M. LEVIN
STAFF WRITER
St. Johns County commis-
sioners voted 4-1 Tuesday' to
approve a 150-foot cell tower to
be built near State Road A1A
and Mickler Road.
The tower continued to get
opposition Tuesday from resi-
dents and Commissioner Jim
Bryant, who cast the "no" vote
without comment.
Commissioners asked ques-
tions about height, location
and whether the infrastructure
would be detrimental to the
area, which is close to AIA, a
scenic highway.
:"It is the best location that
can be found," said
Commissioner Thomas
Manual. The tower's' location
was one of the issues that
prompted commissioners to


postpone the issue last month.
Originally, the idea of the
150-foot tower was considered
a problem because commis-
sioners would have had to OK a
reduction' in the setback
requirements for the county.
According to regulations, fall
zones in the county are 250
feet. The proposed site's prox-
imity to 'the scenic highway
,required that the applicant had
to prove cellular service was
needed.
Commissioners decided that
the need for cellular service is
something that would contin-
ue to grow based on the
advances of technology and the
greater need for cell phone use.
Clara Cowan, however, said
that she did. not want to get up
each morning, go to get her
newspaper and see the tower
outside her door. Cowan, who


lives in the Seaside community
near the tower site, said she had
researched the proposal and
laws that governed the building
of the tower in the area.
"We feel this is way too large
for the area," Cowan said. "It is
going to be very visible. It will
stand out like a sore thumb."
Cowan also' said the prob-
lems with cell' phone service are
. more in the Guana area south
of Ponte Vedra Beach. That
makes it a state problem, she
said, arguing that the state,
rather than the county, should
decide on the issue.
County attorney Patrick
McCormack said the proposal
should not be turned down
based on aesthetics.
"I am looking for a reason to
deny it," said chairman Ben
Rich. "It is an ugly tree made of
steel."


photos by CHUCK ADAMS
Maurice Melcher of Ponte Vedra, who turns 90 Sunday,
plays the ukulele with Sassy Stringers. See story, A-5.


Calendar............. A-7
Classified........... B-4
fishing ...........B-2
Obituaries ..........A-5


Opinion ................A-4
Police Beat............A-6
Sports..................B-i
Weather................A-3


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Mayor John Peyton wants to
hear Jacksonville residents' ideas
for improving the community.
Peyton has launched a Great
Ideas Grow Great Cities Web site
on www.coj.net, the City of
Jacksonville's site. There are a few
guidelines for those who think
they have great ideas.
To be considered, Great Idea
submissions should follow these
guidelines:
Ideas should focus on the future
of Jacksonville and ways to make
the city better. :
Ideas should encompass the
entire community (not just a spe-
cific neighborhood).
Ideas should support existing
city functions and not expand the
role of governments.
Ideas must be linked to one or
more of the mayor's Six Guiding
Principles:
Increase economic opportunity
Increase public safety
SIncrease early literacy
Enhance quality of life
Increase infill housing
Streamline government
Clear on all that?


Well, if you still think you have
a great idea, submit a suggestion
via the city's Web site. From the
home page of www.coj.net, click
on the Great Ideas Grow Great
Cities icon to get started.
After submitting an idea, resi-
dents will receive information
about how their idea fits into the
city's future or why the idea can-
not be implemented at this time.
Each quarter, Mayor Peyton will
recognize three residents for their
Great Idea submission.
The Great Ideas Web site is not a
vehicle for complaints or requests
for city services. Residents may call
630-CITY (2489) regarding ques-
tions, complaints or requests for
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call if you want to complain that
there are too many rules about
what constitutes a good idea.)


Dr. Miguel A. Rosada, M.D.
is relocating his Family Practice to
700 Third St., Suite 302
Neptune Beach FL 32266


in the Atrium Building
(next to the Beaches Public Library)
General Medical Care for Adults,
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excited about competing
against students her own age.
Most of the team members
had the same ideas about
reading for fun. They said
ready fantasy books such as
the Aragon series allows them
to visualize the story while
they are reading it.


Pressly Pratt said reading
takes her to another place and
allows her mind to expand
while she is both learning and
enjoying what she is doing.
"It [reading] puts you in a
different place," she said.
Lietz said reading is still
popular today among elemen-


tary school students. Even
with outside influences like
video games and cable televi-
sion, students still want to
read and expand their imagi-
nation.
"This is one way to keep it
going," Lietz said.


Charter: Vote is planned for '08 general election


Continued from A-1
"The people will be generally
informed," he added.
The charter government is
. like a constitution that pro-
vides counties flexibility to
adopt provisions to meet local
needs within federal and state
restrictions. It also provides for
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It also provides regulation for
term limits on government
candidates and guidelines for
campaign funding and candi-
date residency.
In his presentation, Bryan
showed the commissioners that
charter government will have
countywide impact and have


.photo by CHUCR A
Hebbel of Ponte Vedra Beach (left) listens as fellow
trings member Larry Biggins plays. They and other
s of the 12-person ukulele group celebrated past an
ig milestone birthdays April 12. Hebbel turns 90 Jurn
ry, A-5. ,. ..


ROUND THE BEACHES


Smoke is from Georgia
Thick smoke throughout
the Beaches Tuesday after-
noon was the result of a 4.5-
square-mile brushfire in
Waycrosse Ga., according to
local fire officials.
Those with respiratory
problems are advised to stay
inside during the heavy
smoke, a Jacksonville Beach
fire spokesman said.
A shift in winds could
reduce the smoke here, but
hamper firefighting in
Georgia, fire authorities said
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Celebrating youth
through art, dance and
song
Vox Angelica, the
Children's Chorus at the
Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra Beach, will culminate
their first season in a concert.
The program will include the
members of Vox Angelica, as
well as members of the chil-
dren's chorus of R.L. Brown
Elementary of Jacksonville.
The event will take place at
3 p.m. Sunday in the main


building behind Our Lady
Star of the Sea Catholic
Church, 545 State Road AIA,
Ponte Vedra Beach.
Ron Daise, guest artist,
will join the choirs in telling
stories and songs from the
rich heritage of the Gullah
people of the Sea. Islands.
Ron is a fourth generation
Gullah from St. Helena
Island, Georgia and
renowned as producer and
performer of Nickelodeon's
Gullah Gullah Island.
The concert is free and
open to the public. For infor-
mation, directions or to
RSVP, call 280-0614 ext. 204


flexibility in meeting the needs
of the county residents. The
charter government gives more
accountability to voters.
The first meeting is sched-
uled June 7 in District 1 at the
Bartram Trail Branch Library,
followed by a District 2 meet-
ing at the Hastings Community
Center on July 18. Both meet-


ings will be held at 6:30 p.m.
Commissioners said they
would vote on placing the pro-
posal on St. Johns County bal-
lots after the issue has been
thoroughly discussed. The plan
is to have the charter proposal
on ballots in the 2008 general
election.


Miss Nease for 2007

is crowned Saturday


by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER
Junior Made Soler-Sala was
crowned the 25th Miss Nease by
her predecessor, Megan
Lineberry, in Saturday's pageant
in the Nease High Performing
Arts Center.
:v "It's really surreal right now,"
Soler-Sala said minutes after her
selection was announced and
she received her crown from
Lineberry.
"We've been working since
November, and the fact it's final-
ly here, the fact I actually won,
is completely surreal to me. It
hasn't hit me yet."
The order of finish, after Soler-
M Sala, was Lauren Dawson, first
runner-up; Rebecca Wallenstein,
second runner-up; Karly
Lorbeer, third runner-up; and
Mendy Liu, fourth runner-up.
Soler-Sala, sponsored by the
Nease girls soccer team, received
a diamond ring and $2,000
scholarship from among the
$3,500 in scholarships awarded
the top three finishers. Dawson
gets a $1,000 scholarship,
Wallenstein gets one for $500.
The 23 contestants. each was
interviewed before the event by
DAMS a panel of judges, and the inter-
view score was 35 percent of
each contestant's score.
id Soler-Sala was first in inter-
e 6. view, second in the talent com-
S. petition (35 percent of thescore'
and third in evening gown
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Chopin's "Revelation."
The last 10 percent of each
finalist's total was based on the
same question asked of each by
members of last year's final five.
The question: Who at Nease has
influenced you the most?
"Coach Lyons" was Soler-
Sala's response. "He taught me
to persevere... [how] to stay
focused," she said of Steve
'Lyons, her International
Baccalaureate biology teacher.
Wallenstein's answer to the
same question was Soler-Sala.
Wallenstein was this year's tal-
ent winner.
Rania Abdel Malak received
the director's award from Laura
Atkison, who has directed the.
Miss Nease pageant the past
seven years. Atkison was a Miss
Nease contestant in 1988.
"It's quite a production," prin-
cipal Linda Thomson said of her
second Miss Nease pageant.
"Beautiful, bright, talented
young ladies competing for
scholarship money and the
honor of being the public
ambassador for Nease High
School."
Other winners were Kayla
Compton, Miss Congeniality;
Dawson, evening gown model-
ing; Rachel Dumrnal, top program
ad seller with $1,445; and Faith
Villaneuva, high grade-point-
average with 4.82.
Atkison said 13 of the 23 con-
testants held GPAs of 4.0 or
higher. Former supermodel Kim
.leks was master of cereWrpmqes
for the fifth year.


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and science fiction in her
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ries are from the Harry Potter
series.
"Reading is a lot of fun,"
said Smith. "It opens a new
world to you."
Smith said that she was


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Ferry is treasure


for many riders


Concerns about a funding shortfall for the Mayport
Ferry are nothing new.
More than a decade ago, the state unloaded responsi-
bility for the popular river boat to Duval County, which
has since contracted with a private concern to keep the
ships running.
Jacksonville officials have recently expressed concern
about the bottom line for the ferry and started seeking
additional funding to offset the difference between rider
revenues and operating costs.
Much talk has been made of securing state funding for
the ferry and it appears that some but not all of the
needed money might be forthcoming from Tallahassee.
Another possible source of funds that has not been
fully explored is the Nassau County Commission. Many
of those riding the ferry are going to or from Nassau
County where they are either working or visiting. In
either event, Nassau County reaps an economic benefit
from the ferry operation and should have a'stake in its
financial viability. Both Duval County and Nassau
County officials could and should craft an operat-
ing and fiscal plan for the ferry to insure its continued
.operation.
A little cooperation between neighbors could go a long
way to preserving what is both a treasured resource and a
,valuable link in the area's transportation system.


Residents should not abandon pets


To the editor:
I'm not sure who to contact
on:this story, but I will try you
first. I read that there will be
another mobile home park clos-
ing due to development, and I
.want to get this message out.
The people that are leaving
there need to take their pets
with them! So far with all the
mobile home parks closing, we
have found three dogs (that I
know of)...we were lucky
'enough to- find them homes
and I can't even begin to count
the cats!
The rescuers are working
night and day trapping'cats and
getting them spayed and
neutered and trying to find
them homes. The cost is coming
!out of their pockets because
ispay/neuter program only
allows so mucl' per person, the
other cost is depression because
they can't do it all...the cats
that they have found are starv-
ing, weak from malnutrition,
maimed, and pregnant.
I've seen them work day and
night every day. I have a job and
: can't put as much time in as
they do. I've seen them crying
and cried along with them,
because these cats are the sad-
dest little critters with no home
and no protection from the
mosquitoes, and the weather. I


took the one dog that they
found, and I can't find a home
for her because she is dog
aggressive and I already have a
dog, but my husband divided
our back yard so that we could
keep her...she is great with peo-
ple, just not other animals.
These people that take in the
cats as pets should at the very
least have them spayed or
neutered, and they should not
just move away and LEAVE
them. The cats can't live off
"birds" just as most people
think...they have been fed and
cared for by humans....it amazes
me that anyone can do that. I
think AC&C should' go through
the park and find out who owns
the cats and make these people
Responsiblee. They should be
fined for leaving them!
After the fire at Jax Humant
you would think people would
think twice about leaving their
family pets alone and deserted
and victim to the weather and
starvation and the evil that peo-
ple want to do them harm!
PLEASE do a story on this to
bring it to the Mayor's attention
or someone that can make peo-
ple take responsibility! .

Georgia Byers
Atlantic Beach.


Leaderads disturbing to reader


To the editor:
After looking thru The Beaches
Leader Friday, I felt I had to
speak my mind concerning
advertising in our paper.
In several previous editions,
you report on stopping prostitu-
tion along Mayport Road. That's
fine; that's wonderful. I agree!'
However, what I do not agree
with is your allowing advertis-
ing for a "show bar", aka "strip
club" AND an ad to "meet beau-
Stiful Russian women" "Russian
American dating/marriage
.agency" "It's absolutely FREE
to have a look.". You were even
nice enough to print an e-mail
address and phone number so


our children can "check it out."
So this is a form of advertising
for a possible prostitution or at
least a legal way to help a pimp
"sell his goods"?
I was. under the impression
that this was a "neighborhood"
paper. The newspaper's ads
should reflect the attitude of a
"good neighborhood"... Are you
getting this desperate for ad
money?
There is an old saying "prac-
tice what you preach." I suggest
you follow that principle.

Christina Frowell
Neptune Beach


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William, the King of the Blues


His name was William. We
attended the same junior high
school. He dropped out some-
time before senior high school
and slipped off everyone's
radar screen. It happens more
than any of us would care to
admit.
William was a skinny kid
who didn't have any friends.
Looking back, I guess you
could say William was mildly
retarded. Looking back, it
would be painfully honest to
admit that the kids William
tried so hard to fit in with were
cruelly indifferent to his
attempts at friendship. It's one
of those things that gnaws the
corners of your mind bloody
and ragged as you get older and
hopefully wiser. William
refused to be outdone by his
shortcomings ,
Every day, in his own way,
he was out there making
another pitcher of lemonade
out of the heap of lemons in
his life. I'm embarrassed to
admit that my classmates and I
were always there to make sure
\-iVlihml's basket \was brift' -
mnirg N;.ne of us ever 'et ouCt
to be willfully and wantonly
mean to William. It generally
doesn't begin that. way when
kids single out a particular kid
for teasing, but that's usually
the outcome.
William had his own way.of
coping. He carried around an
old guitar that was missing a
couple of strings. As I slip ever
closer to the edges of my own
life, I find myself contemplat-
ing that the, two strings absent
from William's pawn shop gui-
tar were eerily emblematic of
the things missing from
SWilliam's life.
The couple of-things that
might've made his life whole
the way a couple of strings
would've given his old guitar
completeness were respect and


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JOE PALMER
,GUEST COLUMNIST

acceptance. 'William got nei-
ther from his classmates. All he
had was that raggedy old.guitar
and the chords of loneliness he
learned. He couldn't even tune
the guitar but that didn't mat-
ter to
William. He was proud of the
instrument and carried it with
him everywhere, including
school and the classroom. I can
still see him strolling down the
road with his guitar slung
across his back. Denied admis-
sion to'the world of his school-'
mates, William created his p}i'
fantasy world. In it, he was
blues and guitar legend B.B.
King. In that world, there were
no handicaps, no classmates
who 'shunned his company,
only a stage, blues licks on a
fine guitar and thousands of
fans clamoring to be near him.
William practiced his art as
diligently as he could and the
only way he knew how. He'd
strike a few discordant licks on
that scuffed-up old guitar,,
croak a few lyrics, then end it
with a flourish, strumming the
strings loudly while' bending
forward from the waist to face
his audience' and growling,
"B.B. Kinggg!"
William was only too happy
to perform upon request.
Someone would walk up to


him and say, "Play some B.B.
King, William." He'd light up
like the pep rally bonfires he
never attended, unsling his
guitar, give his little perform-
ance and always end it the
same way, "B.B. Kinggg!" It
never dawned on William that
he was being made fun of.
Ironically, it never occurred to
any of us that our taunts were
music to William's ears. In his
mind, he was B.B. King and he.
had center.stage and an audi-
ence, if only for the moment.
The years passed and
William faded from out lives
like the words to a forgotten:
melody. \Ve all grew up and
went our separate ways and
mostly lost track of each other
the way kids from small towns
often do. I was in the military
and home on leave when con-
versation with some friends
finally got around to who was
doing what..I happened to ask
whatever became of William.
He hanged himself from: a
pecan tree in his backyard one
afternoon, someone said. The
sile'(ce tfiat folloWed Wasspul
siattei'ng.:J cqu1dh't' Yave. i t lt,
more guilty had I.purchased
the rope and fashioned the
noose. I suspect most of my
friends probably felt the same.
No one said anything else
about William. I've never
heard his name mentioned
again.
A wise man said we should
make a list of all those we've
harmed and be willing to make
amends to them. Sometimes
that means apologizing to the
dead, to the Williams of this
world whose mortal remains
lie in graveyards in places we'll
never know. I'm so sorry,
William. I hope you got the gig
you wanted but never got here
.on Earth.
Palmer is a resident of
SNortheast Florida.


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Changes coming to ShetterAvenue will hurt residents


Changes coming to Shetter Avenue will hurt residents


To the editor:
It's always enjoyable to see,
The Leader in my mailbox.
Six years ago I thought was
smart in buying Imy mobile
home in Golfair. Now I'm not
so confident. Then there were
five mobile home parks down
Shetter.and soon there will be
zero at'the beaches. I've been
retired two years and am just
waiting on double knee
replacement at the V.A. hospi-
tal in Gainesville so i have
major problems.
Now I'm fixing to be evicted
from the lot my home sits on.
Two years ago my home was
worth $25,000, now it won't
bring $10,000. You see, I must
spend $2,000 to have a
$12,000. huge screened-in
patio torn off before I can
move my home. But that's
nothing compared to half of
my neighbors.
You see we have 96 lots, not
128 like the April 13 newspaper
stated, less the 22 lots that are
setup for R.V users only (travel
trailers and motor homes only)
and that means we only have
74 mobile home lots here for
permanent homes (semi-per-
manent). Over half of these are
retirees and some of the homes
have been here for 40-50 years.
You take Tony who is a veter-
an and disabled and over 75
years old who lives across the
street or the couple who live on
my left side, Norman is a dec-.
orated Marine veteran and
nearly disabled and they are
over 75 years old, or the couple
who live on my right side, just


located here from Ohio two
years ago and put in new floors
and all new windows last year
and they too are over 75 years
of age, But guess what they and
many others face, their homes
cannot possibly be moved.
That's what I said, they cannot
be moved from their present
location, not anyone of them.
They and many more will lose
their homes and stand to get
zero $ for the home they so
dearly love.
The stress we are experienc-
ing is excruciating.The 66-year-
old lady behind me was so
stressed-out that she died three
months ago, she just didn't
want to be uprooted and forced
to move after so many years of
living here.
The city has spent millions
of $ on sewers, water, street
work, curbs, sidewalks, land-
scaping and quadrupling of the
run-off pond in order to
accommodate a buyer for this
property. Plus there's the cost
of the traffic study, and i do
hope they used the right num-
ber of lots here for that study.
There are so many homes
here that will not be acceptable
in another mobile home park.
Some parks require new mobile
homes to get in and others
require it to be no older than
five years.
Why didn't the city buy it
and hold it for a school loca-
tion in the future? After all, it
has two football fields beside it
and a half dozen softball fields.
It has the .golf driving range
and golf course at the south


end of the property and these
make it the noisiest place at the
beach.With all the ball games
and all the balls flying in and
all the golf balls flying in and
all the noise coupled with it,
this place will never fly as
apartments or condos. I
thought I would go nuts, my
first year living here.
, Put that together with the
band practices, the police prac-
tice with stun-grenades in the
middle of the night, the beauti-
ful warehouses on the eastside
and the lovely block walls on
the back of the shopping cen-
ter directly in our front gate
and you have a disaster in the
makings.
It appears that a traffic
calamity is in the making at
1300 Shetter Ave. what with all
the traffic from the police cars
and the resupply trucks servic-
ing the shopping center from
the back of the businesses and
the building of three times the
number of apartments there as
opposed to the present number
of mobile homes and now the
addition of the post office in
the shopping center. Most resi-
dents know how much traffic
that will generate, it appears
there may be more traffic at
that section of Shetter Avenue,
than on the five lanes of Beach
Boulevard at the same address.
I wonder if the police depart-
ment and the citizens of that
area want these changes.

Larry James Garner
Jacksonville Beach


JOHN
HARDEBECK
COLUMNIST


Cheering


volunteers

W hat would this world
be like without vol-
unteers?
Prime group examples are
our current, all-volunteer
armed forces. In civilian life,
particularly in our armed
forces veterans' organizations,
such as the America Legion,
the work of volunteers is an
essential element., re, mem-
.bers will kick up their heels
and have fun-filled times, but
doing good deeds is always in
the forefront.
"Support our troops" has
almost become a trite expres-
sion in the general population,
but American Legion folks real-
ly do it.
One of those people is Mary
Ellen Bolin of the Legion's
Post 129 Auxiliary Unit in Jax
Beach. She's been such an
outstanding ,volunteer that
she's the subject of a special
memorandum written by Unit
Secretary Renee Schlatter and
endorsed enthusiastically by
Auxiliary President Maggi
McCall. Here are excerpts:
"For Mary Ellen Bolin, every
waking hour focuses on bring-
ing good, hope; happiness,
and joy to not only our Unit
but also the civilian and mili-
tary families located within
our community....Every day
Mary Ellen hits the road full
tilt with purpose and passion.
She has personally con-
tributed 757 volunteer hours
to' th'.Auxiliary arid the com-
irnuitv 'in 2006-2007...". The
number of projects that Mary
Ellen has worked on during
'the past year is incredible.
Following are examples from
Renee's memo listing 20
major efforts:
Under "Troop Activities":
"(Mary. Ellen) Arranged a
donation program for our
troops fighting in Iraq in the
(potentially lifesaving) 'Silly
String' project for forward
observers to detect trip wires
in darkness in war zones."
Other undertakings. in this
category were monthly sup-
portive letters to service mem-
bers; teaming with local
schools to send Christmas
cards to Mayport's shipboard
sailors; providing Valentine's
Day cards and other morale
boosters, including books; etc.
Mary Ellen also was instru-
mental in a number of USO
activities, especially distribu-
tion of Blue Star Banners to
families with service mem-
bers, plus help to the local
community; e.g., clothes for
the homeless, Christmas toys,
and baby items for needy
families. Moreover,
she"...found more than 103
hours to give to the American
Legion, the SAL (Sons of the
American Legion), and the
Auxiliary, whenever asked...."
Considering her selfless
devotion to good causes, she
must be a terrific teacher, hav-
ing performed full time as one
for over three decades,
Winston Churchill said,
"You make a living by what
you get, but you make a life
by what you give." Mary Ellen
clearly has a good heart and
oodles of energy. Renee says
she epitomizes the phrase
"Small but Mighty." I agree.
Let's cheer for this Champion
Volunteer!


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader Page 5A


April 18, 2007


JOAN LEE BENEDICT


OBITUARIES

CAROL ANN BRONIO


MARION JEAN CISNEY


Joan Lee Benedict, 56, died
April 12, 2007 after a courageous
battle with cancer. She was
raised in Lake Forest, Ill. and
had been a resident of Ponte
Vedra Beach for the past 25
years.
Benedict attended high
school at Wayland Academy in
Wisconsin, where she was a
National Merit Scholar. She
went on to graduate from
Briarcliff College in Briarcliff
Manor, N.Y.
Benedict's career in the finan-
cial world led her to the broker-
age firm of Donaldson, Lufkin
and Jenrette in New York, where
she became their first female
account executive. In 1983,
Benedict moved to Ponte Vedra
Beach, where she worked for
PaineWebber and later for UBS
Financial Services in
Jacksonville as administrative
manager and divisional vice
president.
Benedict was a member of the
Junior League of Chicago, New
York and Jacksonville. Gourmet
cooking, gardening, golf, tennis
and intellectual pursuits were


Don Stewart
Muir, 76, died
April 13, 2007
after battling
cancer for 20
years. He was
born Aug. 6,
1930 in
Elizabethtown,
Ind. to Charles
and Dema
Muir.
In 1946, Muir relocated with
his family to Phoenix, Ariz. He
attended Phoenix Union High
School and graduated in 1948.
On Jan. 12, 1952, Muir volun-
teered for the 'Marine Corps
and served as a combat soldier
in Korea.
After being honorably dis-
charged on Jan. 16, 1954,
Muir returned to Phoenix,
where he met and married
Dolores Hixson on Aug. 17,
1957. He graduated from
Phoenix College in 1962.
Muir was one of those rare
people who was larger than
life, said the family. He experi-'
enced and enjoyed a life far
beyond, the farmlands of
Indiana. .After a lile of prqvid-
ing for his family, he retired
from the VIAD (Armour-Dial)
as a director of corporate real
estate in 1993. Muir was
known among his associates
as "Dapper Don" as he enjoyed
maintaining a wardrobe that
reflected an earlier career in
modeling, according to family.
Muir and his wife moved to
Sedona, Ariz., where they
enjoyed hiking and skiing and


Mona Lee
Willey, 62, of
Jacksonville
died March 20,
2007. Known
to her friends
in the CB
world as
"Mona Lisa-
e f The Mouth of
the South,"
she was born in Miami and
lived in Jacksonville for the
past 29 years.
Willey served the state of
Florida for 31 years. She grad-
uated from Miami High in
1962, then moved to Cocoa
Beach, Fla. to work for NASA
for several years.
Willey was preceded in
death by her father, Samuel
Gordon, and her mother,


her hobbies, but her greatest
enjoyment came from time
spent with her family and
friends.
Benedict was the great-grand-
daughter of Jeannette
Plamondon and Dr. John B.
Murphy, a world-renowned sur-
geon. Survivors include her par-
ents, Marjorie and John T.
Benedict of Ponte Vedra Beach;
her sister, Gail Miller (Gerald) of
Lake Forest, Ill.; her brother,
John T. Benedict, Jr. (Kathy) of
British Columbia, Canada; and
her cousin and best friend, Hope
Haywood Boland. She also is
survived by five nieces and
nephews.
A Memorial Service will be
held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the
Chapel of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may
be made to Northeast Florida
Community Hospice, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL
32257.
Services under the direction of
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


he became a member of the
"Single Action Shooter's
Society" (SASS), where he was
known as "Dakota Don" and
had a couple of Colts and a
Winchester rifle. In 2001, the
couple moved to Ponte Vedra
Beach to be with sons and
grandchildren.
Muir's interests included
weightlifting, tennis, snow
skiing and motorcycles (he
bought his last bike at the age
of 75). His greatest and latest
hobby was the spoiling of his
grandchildren, family said.
Muir was preceded in death
by his parents and his brother,
Larry. He is survived by his
wife of 50 years, Dolores; sons,
Danny (Kim) and Mike
(Becky); grandchildren,
Dustin; Alexis and Mikah; and
sisters, Joyce Jennings and
Sandy Simmons.
Muir's love for his family
and friends was apparent to all
who knew him, said the fami-
ly. His personal integrity and
individualism set him apart
from others and were a source
of pride for all who lo9vl him,
A Memnoril, service will 'e
held at i l a.m. Wednesday in
the Glendale Community
Church. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the
American Cancer Society or
the Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida.
Services under, the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


Beatrice Gordon (Wasserman).
Survivors include her two
sons, Ryan Willey of
Pensacola, Fla. and Gregory
Willey of Merritt Island, Fla.;
and her sister, Shelly Popp of
Jacksonville Beach.
A Celebration of Willey's
life will be held from 10 a.m.
to 12 p.m. Saturday in Quinn-
Shalz Family Funeral Home.
In lieu of .flowers, donations
may be made to the
Jacksonville Humane Society,
8328 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville, FL 32216.
She was loved by so many
and will be greatly missed, the
family said.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
Beach.


Carol Ann Bronio, 68, died
April 13, 2007. She was born
Nov. 27, 1938 in New York to
Edward and Anne Witkowski.
She recently moved to Florida to
be closer to her family.
Bronio will be remembered
for her zest and exuberance for
life and her love of animals. She
touched the lives of so many
with her grace and humor and
brought light and cheer to all
that knew her, said.the family.
Bronio is survived by her
daughter, Anastasia (Joseph)


O'Connor; three grandchildren,
Anne, Catherine and Henry
O'Connor; companion, Tony
Viggiano; and her family's pets,
Puppy the cat, Jim, Timber,
Spencer, Natalie and Hope. In
lieu of flowers, donations may
be made to the Jacksonville
Humane Society, 8328 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32216.
A memorial service is planned
by the family.
Cremation arrangements are
under the care of Ponte Vedra
Valley, Ponte Vedra Beach.


KAY ELLEN ERVIN


Kay Ellen Ervin, 63, of
Gainesville, Fla. died April 15,
2007 in the Earl B. Hadlow
Center of Community Hospice,
Jacksonville. She was born Sept.
14, 1943 in Dayton, Ky.
Ervin was a Registered Nurse
who received her degree from
Santa Fe Community College.
Her career included hospital
service at North Florida Regional
Medical Center, Visiting Nurses
Association in Ocala, Fla., nurs-
ing home service in Jacksonville
and Comfort Keepers of
Gainesville. She was an active
member of St. Andrews EMC in
Gainesville.
Ervin is survived by her two
sons and daughters-in-law, John
Christopher Penrod and
Catherine -Penrod of


Jacksonville and Jason Michael
Penrod and Jasmine Geng
Penrod of Launderhill, Fla.;
brother and sister-in-law, Bill
and Debbie 'Brothers of
Cincinnati, Ohio; and two
grandsons, Austin Connor and
Ashton Cooper Penrod.
A memorial service will be
held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St.
Andrews EMC. In lieu of flow-
ers, memorial donations may be
made in memory of Kay Ervin
to St. Andrews EMC, 2715 NW
39th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32605
and/or Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida, Earl B.
Hadlow Center, 4266 Sunbeam
Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Services under the direction of
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


RICKARD Lou ROMANENKO


Rickard Lou Romanenko, 50,
of Orange Park died after a long
battle with cancer. He was the
son of the late William and
Lucille Romanenko.
Romanenko is survived by his
wife, Connie; daughters,
Katerina Romanenko of Orange
Park and Nikki Beard of Atlanta;
stepdaughter, Veronica Kiff of
Port Orange, Fla.; stepson,
Michael Baker of Ormond
Beach, Fla.; brother, Charles
Romanenko of Sherriville, Ind.;
four granddaughters, Kayla,


Kaitlyn, Michelle and Miranda,
all of Port Orange.
A Celebration of
Romanenko's life will be held at
1 p.m. Saturday in Quinn-Shalz
Family Funeral Home. Casual
beach attire is requested.
In lieu of flowers, donations
to Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida or the
American Cancer Society are
requested.
Services under the care of
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


IRENE GREENMAN PHILLIPS


Irene Greenman Phillips, a
longtime resident of
Jacksonville's Northside and
Atlantic. Beach, #lied April 1.3,
2007. She was 9Q. ,.,
TPilli-ps was born' in
Dearborn, Mich. to Arnie and
Mina Greenman, the third child
among one son and five daugh-
ters. Her father was transferred
by Ford Motor Co. to the South,
and the family settled in the
Jacksonville area.
Phillips raised four sons by
two husbands, working hard to
make ends meet but also
encouraging them to strive for
excellence, the family said. All
four graduated from the
University of Florida, where her
youngest son, Paul, set up a
scholarship fund in her name to
help motivated students from
north Florida study abroad.
Phillips lived for 30 years on
Chestnut Drive. She was head
accountant for Duval Jewelry
Stores, then worked for more
than 10 years for the actuary
department at Independent
Life. She retired early to Sevilla
Condominiuims at Atlantic
Beach, where she lived for 20
years. She was known as "the
walking lady" for her dedicated
long walks, and also was known
for the flowers she grew and pies
she baked for family and
friends.
Phillips left an indelible mark
on the lives, she touched, said
the family. She was a rugged
individualist-smart, hard-
working and witty. She loved


Sassy Strings play ukes together


by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER
The "Sassy Strings," a group of
senior ukulele players, held a Ty
Party.recently for members with
milestone birthdays: 7-ty(70), 8-
ty(80), 9-ty(90).
The group of ukulele players
has' been together for five years
and began with four people and
has grown to include a dozen,
according to longtime member
Jodi Tipton of Jacksonville
Beach. She said her mother
taught her to play and to keep
the tradition going she gave
each of her children's families a
ukulele for Christmas.
Tipton said Micki Williams
and Dottie McLaughlin are rel-
atively new to the ukulele, but
that the group's other members
have played the instrument
longterm.
Tipton said she put her
ukulele away when her children
were small and it stayed away
for 20 years. She brought it out
again because of Margie
Cumming, who is the group's
longest-running member.


"We started in Ponte Vedra in
the '80s," said Cumming. "Jodi
came into that group, and Bill
[Palmer]. Carroll Hebbel was in
that group, too. We're the only
ones from the original group."
Cumming got her first ukulele
when she was 12.
"My mother knew 3-4 chords,
taught them to me and here
we are. If you do the chords and
sing, you can do it."
Cumming's mother thought
entertainer Arthur Godfrey's
plastic ukuleles, which sold for
$2, were "kind of tacky. Actually
he opened up that field for so
many people with those little
ukes."
Maurice Melcher said he has
been playing the ukulele since
he was 14 but "never continu-
ous until I came here, found
they had a group."
A member of Sassy Strings for
three years, Melcher said the
ukulele is a "simple instrument
to play, only four strings. A gui-
tar is much harder. It appealed
to me."
Hebbel, who like Melcher is


turning 90, said he started play-
ing as a teen.
The Baltimore Sun retiree got
his first ukulele through an ice
cream giveaway during the
Depression, and said he has
played the instrument ever
since.
Melcher, Hebbel and other
members of Sassy Strings said
they were fans of ukulele player
Godfrey, whose radio-TV-films
career ran from 1945 to 1972.
The Sassy Strings also includes
Larry Biggins, Sylvia Cotner,
Catherine Adams and Palmer.
The first song played at the
group's Ty party was "Shine on
Harvest Moon," followed by
"For Me and My Gal" and "That
Old Gang of Mine." Next up was
"Pearly Shells." Their song list.
included 13 other tunes.
One of the last songs they
sang was "Woe Is Me," which
reflected, some said, the fact
that their dinner still hadn't
arrived. It was brought in short-
ly after.
To inquire about the group
call 294-5634.


her Christmas tree, pink roses
and everything Gator.
Phillips is survived by two sis-
ters,, Betty, (,ud) Aiken and
Thelmna Altm an ; four ,sos,
HIrold (Chris) 'and Jerry
Alderman, Peyton (Janie) and
Paul (Jana) Phillips; and seven
grandchildren, Derrick,
Shannon and Jason Alderman,
Peyton, Travis, Michael and
John Phillips.
Services were held Tuesday at
Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be
made to the Irene Phillips UF
Alliance Study Abroad
Scholarship, in care of
University of Florida
Foundation Inc., P.O. Box
14425, Gainesville, FL 32604.


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Marion Jean Cisney, 79, of
Neptune Beach died April 14,
2007. She was born March 18,
1928 in Chicago to the late
Donald and Marion Jeffris.
Cisney is survived by her son,
Don Cisney and his wife, Ora, of
Litchfield, N.H.; her daughter,
Lori Ann Collins of Neptune
Beach; and her two grandsons,
Jason Vernon Collins and Jeffrey
Keller Cisney.
A memorial service will be


Matthew Anderson Gray III,
21, of Atlantic Beach died April
15, 2007. Gray was a graduate of
Fletcher High School, Class of
2004. He was a lifelong surfer,
skater, world-traveler and a lover
of people and the ocean.
Survivors include his father,
Matthew Anderson Gray
(Sherry); his mother, Amy Gray;
stepsisters, Melissa Muka (John)
and Heather Bourne (Travis);
grandparents, Mary Gray and
Mary Palmer; great-grandmoth-
er, Edith Wonder; a host of
aunts, uncles, cousins and other


held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be
made to Earl B. Hadlow Center
for Caring Hospice, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL
32256 or the Jacksonville
Humane Society, 8328 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32216.
Arrangements by Beaches
Chapel by Hardage-Giddens,
Jacksonville Beach.


relatives from Mexico and
Scotland; and a fellowship of
surfer friends.
The Funeral Service will be
held at 3 p.m. Friday in the
chapel of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, with visitation
one hour prior to the service. In
lieu of flowers, donations are
preferred to the Fletcher High
School Scholarship Fund, 700
Seagate Ave., Neptune Beach, FL
32266.
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Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
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21-year-old Atlantic Beach man found dead on Ocean Boulevard


by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
An Atlantic Beach man was found dead on
Ocean Boulevard Sunday after a suspected hit
and run accident, according to a preliminary
report from Atlantic Beach Police Captain Mike
Classey.
Matthew A. Gray, III, 21, was dead when
police arrived on the scene. The Atlantic Beach
Police Department received an anonymous call
on April 15 at 3:47 a.m. that there was an unre-
sponsive person lying in the roadway in the 400
block of Ocean Boulevard, according to Classey.
Officers arrived and discovered the victim had


apparent trauma to the head, Classey said.
Jacksonville Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene
and determined that the victim was deceased,
Classey said.
The investigation is being conducted by the
JSO Traffic Homicide Unit. At this time, there
is no physical evidence to determine what
specifically struck the victim, according to JSO
Public Information Officer Ken Jefferson.
Anyone with information regarding the inci-
dent is asked to contact JSO at 630-0500 or First
Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-888-845-TIPS, police
said.


ATLANTIC BEACH
John Joseph Centimole, IV,
33, was arrested for a third
violation of driving under the
influence within 10 years
(felony) April 13 in the 2400
block of Mayport Road,
according to a police report.

Fraudulent use of personal
identification information
was reported on April 13 in
the 800 block of Seminole
Road, according to a police
report. The victim told police
fraudulent charges were made
on his bank account in the
amount of $175, according to
the report.
* *
Oshea Leon Prentice, 28,
was arrested for tampering
with evidence on April 15 in
the 500 block of Adams Street
E., according to a police
report.

Grand theft of a motor
vehicle was reported on April
14 in the 40 block of Dudley
Street, according to a police
report. The complainant
flagged an officer down and
said that a male stole a vehi-
cle from the parking lot, next
to his shop. The vehicle was
at the shop for repair work
and the keys were inside it.
He told the officer that he fol-
lowed the driver who stopped
before the gate at Dutton
Island and exited the vehicle.
The vehicle was still in drive
and crashed through the gate,
according to the report. The
complainant said the suspect
was approximately 16 to 17
years old, according to the
report.

William Scott Lindsey, 23,
was arrested for burglary,
grand theft from a posted
construction site, trespassing
on a legally posted construc-
tion site, trespassing oh
school property and resisting
an officer without violence,


according to a police report.
Police said the suspect was
carrying two spools of copper
wire, valued at $250 each.
Witnesses said the suspect
entered the construction site,
went into the generator room
and took the spools of wire,
police said. The officer con-
tacted the suspect and
ordered him to get on the
ground, but the suspect
refused they said. The officer
grabbed the suspect and
placed him on the ground,
according to the report.
'* * '
Melissa Michelle Hudgins,
38, was arrested for a third or
subsequent prostitution
offense and resisting an offi-
cer without violence on April
11 in the 2100 block of
Mayport Road, according to a
police report.
* *
A man was arrested for a
misdemeanor charge of
exposing sexual organs in a
vulgar or indecent manner on
April 12 in the 1 block of
Ocean Boulevard, according
to a police report. Witnesses
observed the man masturbat-
ing on the beach, according
to the report.

NEPTUNE BEACH
A 17-year -old male was
arrested for possession of
cocaine and possession of a
controlled substance on April
. 15, '"aC.ordirig to a poliAe
report.

Fraudulent use of a credit
card was reported on March
30, according to a police
report. The victim discovered
four charges on her account
that she did not make or
authorize, according to the
report.

PONTE VEDRA
BEACH


Two young men, one 18
and the other 20, were arrest-
ed April 11 after being found
to be in possession of no
more than 20 grams of mari-
juana and also possession of
narcotics equipment, both
first-degree misdemeanor
charges. The two were arrest-
ed on West End Street in
Ponte Vedra Beach.
***00
A 39-year-old woman fol-
lowed up with authorities
April 11 on the Jan. 12 theft
of her wallet from her purse
at Mackenzie's Steakhouse.
The wallet contained her
Social Security card, debit
card, credit card and check-
book. The followup came
after the woman learned
someone had opened credit
accounts using her informa-
tion. She' has closed all
accounts and notified credit
bureaus.
***00
A 15-year-old female juve-
nile was charged with first-
degree misdemeanor battery
on a 42-year-old male and
second-degree liquor posses-
sion by a person under 21
after an incident April 11 in
the 100 block of Settlers Row
North, Ponte Vedra Beach.

An unknown person or per-
sons entered a site under con-
struction at 840 A1A North,
Ponte ,Vedra Beach, during
.fhe!'April i~ 2" ovrnight
period. Numerous large cop-
per wires were cut, causing a
disruption of power.

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BEACH
Fraud was reported April 16
at a fast food restaurant in the
700 block of Beach Boulevard.
The suspect paid for her order
with a fake $100 traveler's
check. Management was sus-
picious and copied down the
tag number which was regis-


AROUND THE BEACHES


Turtle permitting rules
approved by the Florida,
Fish and Wildlife
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
approved marine turtle permit-
ting rules last Wednesday, estab-
lishing permitting require-
ments, the application process,
special permitting, and suspen-
sions and revocations.
Commission members
approved a four-part rule outlin-
ing when permits are required
and when permits cannot be
granted.
The rule also establishes spe-
cial conditions under which
marine turtle permits are grant-
ed for captive or research pur-
poses. The rule establishes train-
ing and reporting requirements
for permit holders and require-
ments for renewal.
Specific guidelines are being
established for each level of
approval needed for requested
activities based on the impact of
the studies on turtles, nests and
hatchlings. '
New rules also provide for
suspending or revoking marine
turtle permits if non-compli-
ance occurs.

Solutions sought to
avoid Red Tide
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission's
(FWC) Fish and Wildlife
Research Institute and Solutions
To Avoid Red Tide (START) seek
proposals for the Red Tide
Control and Mitigation Grant
Program.
FWC and START plan to dis-
tribute up to $850,000 annually
through the grant program for
exploration of environmentally
acceptable techniques or tech-
nologies for potential control or
mitigation of Florida red tide
blooms.
The grant program focuses on
blooms of "Karenia brevis," the


Florida red tide organism. For
the purpose of the program,
"control and mitigation" repre-
sent efforts to minimize the size,
intensity or duration of Florida
red tide blooms or reduce the
environmental, economic,
social or public health impacts
of future blooms. The grant pro-
gram will not provide compen-
sation for economic losses sus-
tained as a result of red tides.
To view the request for pro-
posals, visit
http://fcn.state.fl.us/owavbs/o
wa/vbswww.search.criteria_for
m and search for advertisement
FWC 06/07-96.
The deadline for submitting
proposals is May 15. A nine-
member, independent panel
will review all accepted propos-
als and recommend projects for
funding.
For more information on the
Red Tide Control and
Mitigation Grant Program, visit
http://research.MyFWC.com/fe
atures/view_article.asp?id=2787
7 and http://www.startl.com.

Manatee are managed
After considering more than
900 public comments, the
Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
(FWC) has released a revised
draft of the state's first-ever
manatee management plan for
further public input. The
revised plan identifies measura-
ble biological goals for assessing
progress. Other revisions
include the protection of sea
grasses as a major conservation
objective of the plan. It also
highlights the need to develop
solutions for the potential loss
of manatee warm-water refuges
and to develop improved meth-
ods for monitoring manatee
populations. The revised draft
plan emphasizes the need for
local and state agencies to work
cooperatively to achieve plan
goals. This second official pub-


lic-comment period opens May
7 and will extend through the
FWC's June 14 Commission
meeting in Melbourne.The
revised manatee management
plan is available online at
MyFWC.com.

Jacksonville Beach
seeking volunteers for
summer events
The City of Jacksonville
Beach is looking for volunteers
to help out at city-sponsored
events, including Moonlight
Movies film series, Mother's Day
Pops at the Beach, the Summer
Jazz Concert Series and the 4th
of July celebration.
Volunteers are especially
being recruited now for the fol-
lowing:
Moonlight Movie, Friday,
May 4, "Endless Summer II," 6
to 11 p;m;
Moonlight Movie, Friday,
May 18, "Ferris Bueller's Day
Off, 6 to. 11 p.m.
Pops at the Beach, Sunday,
May 13 (Mother's Day,) 6 to 10
p.m.
Volunteer duties include
handing out programs and pro-
viding other information to
those attending the events, set-
ting up, checking VIP creden-
tials and tearing down after the
event. Volunteers can select the
activities they would like to do
and the hours they want to vol-
unteer.
Volunteers will receive a spe-
cial Jacksonville Beach events t-
shirt and must be at least 18
years old.
For more information and for
a complete listing of all the
summer events, volunteer
responsibilities, shift times, vol-
unteer guidelines and an appli-
cation, go online at jack-
sonvillebeach.org, Special
events and tourism.
Anyone with questions may
contact jaxbeachvols@aol.


photo by PETE BRYANT
On Tuesday morning, a vehicle traveling eastbound on Atlantic Boulevard ran a red light and hit
another vehicle leaving the Pubilx shopping center, causing it to overturn, according to Neptune
Beach Police Assistant Chief Tony Carrillo.


tered to a rental car business.
The bank confirmed that the
check was counterfeit.

Petit theft was reported
April 16 at Target in the 400
block of Marsh Landing
Parkway. The. suspect was
observed by store security
putting seven bottles of per-
fume valued at $217.61 into a
backpack. The suspect walked
into the lawn and garden area
and placed the backpack on
the ground. He, walked
around the area and picked
the pack up minutes later and
left without paying. Security
personnel followed the 64-
year-old man through the
store because he was a suspect
in past thefts and detained
him until police arrived.
* *
Burglary to an auto was
reported April 16 in the 300
block of 1st Street N. A CD
case containing 180 CDs was
stolen from a' veh'cleim the
parking garage of a hotel. The
loss was estimated at $2,000.

Rasha Donell Holland, 21,
of Jacksonville Beach was


arrested April 11 and charged
with a felony warrant for pos-
session and sale of a con-
trolled substance in the 7500
block of Beach Blvd., accord-
ing to a police report.

Petit theft was reported
April 11 at a restaurant in the
300 block of Beach Boulevard.
The nightly deposits were
$203.07 short when counted.
A manager told police that an
unknown suspect combined
the money from two registers.
* *
Brian Jeffrey Stein, 29, a
transient, was arrested April


11 and charged with intro-
ducing contraband into a
detention facility in the 500
block of Adams Street E.,
according to a police report.

CORRECTION:
The age of the victim in a
report on the April 10 arrest
of Terry Glenn Smith, 39, was
incorrectly reported in the
April 13 police beat.
According to police, he was
arrested on an outstanding
warrant on a sexual battery
charge involving an adult vic-
tim.


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Wednesday, April 18
Bob Shepherd's Pitching
Camp: A two-session pitching
camp will be held at the
University of North Florida
under Bob Shepherd, UNF's
pitching coach. Session 1,
which began April 2 and runs
six weeks, is being held from 5
p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday
evenings. Session 2, starting
April 22, will be held from 5
p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday evenings
and also run six weeks. For,
information, call 620-2556.

Thursday, April 19
Beaches Broadway Bash:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast
Florida, along with Sea Star
Line, presents the second annu-
al Beaches Broadway Bash from
6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the
Atlantic Theatres, 751 Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. The
event features gourmet food,
fun and entertainment. Bella'
Voce will give a vaudeville-style
performance. All proceeds ben-
efit the Beaches Boys & Girls
Club's renovation project.

Beaches Relay for Life: A
meeting of team capt ins iar


Beaches Relay for Life will be
held at 6 p.m. at Baptist
Medical Center Beaches,
Jacksonville Beach. The Relay
begins at 6 p.m. April 21 at
Jarboe Park in Neptune Beach
and runs to 12 p.m. April 22.
For information on the event,
call ACS community represen-
tative Ashley Bizzarri at 249-
0022, ext. 114. For information
about the American Cancer
Society, call 1-800-ACS-2345 or
visit www.cancer.org.

Fletcher Gatherings: There
will be two Fletcher-focused
events in three days. Dr. Joe
Knetsch lectures on "Duncan
U. Fletcher and the
Development of Florida" at 7
p.m. at,the Players By the Sea
Community Theatre, 106 6th
St. N., Jacksonville Beach. The
event, which begins with a
reception at 6:30 p.m., is free to
the public. A cocktail party and
fundraiser, entitled
"Showcasing Fletcher History,"
will be held from 6:30 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. April 21 at the
Beaches Museum & History
Center. Tickets are $50 per per-
son. For reservations, call 241-
5657; ext. 100. A Fletcher High
Fine At.sSho.w runs in the
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museum lobby through April
28.

FOBBL Book Sale: The
Friends of the Beaches Branch
of the Jacksonville Public
Library holds a four-day donat-
ed book sale that begins with a
member preview from 5 p.m. to
7 p.m. April 19. A public sale
will be held from 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. April 20 and April 21, and
Bag Day from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
April 22 wraps up the donated
book sale. The Beaches Branch
Library is at 600 Third St.,
Neptune Beach. For informa-
tion, call 241-1141.

Jacksonville Children's
Chorus Auditions: Auditions
for the Jacksonville Children's
Chorus for children in grades 2-
12. Auditions are by appoint-
ment only. The process is sim-
ple. A conductor will listen for
a singer's ability to match
pitches, learn a simple tune
and hold one's voice part
against others. The number to
call to schedule an appoint-
ment is 904-346-1636.

Jewish Healing Network:
Jewish Healing Network train-
ing starts with a three-partvol-
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unteer training class. Training
will be held from 9 a.m. to 12
p.m. Thursday mornings. The
April 19 session is Visiting the;
Sick/End of Life; Issues,- The
Role of the Volunteer, Part 1.,
April 26 will-- be Spiritual.
Issues/The Role of Prayer, The
Role of the Volunteer, Part 2.
Training classes will be held at
the Jacksonville Jewish Center,
3662 Crown Point Dr. For
information, call Beth at 394-
5723 or Helen at 394-5737. The
Jewish Healing Network (JHN)
is sponsored by Jewish Family
& Community Services and
funded in part" by the
Jacksonville Jewish Federation.

Ocean Palms Spring
Dinner: Ocean Palms' Spring
Dinner will be held from 5 p.m.
to 8 p.m. at the Landrum Lane
elementary school.. The
evening offer a rock wall and
inflatables, as well as attrac-
tions from the Jacksonville Zoo
and Alligator Farm in keeping
with the event's Australian
theme. All food is provided by
Outback Steakhouse of
Jacksonville Beach.

Sassy Tappers: The Neptune
Beach Sassy Tappers, who sup-
port cancer research, entertain
at the Carriage Club' on
Southside Boulevard. They also
perform April 21 at the Beaches
Relay for Life at Jarboe Park and
for the Red Hats at the Avenues
Mall April 25. The dance group'
moves on to tie Ponte Vedra
Inn & Club April 28 and per-
forms at the Ambassadors for
Aging Day April 29 in
Tallahassee, where they will be
joined by the Sassy Strings. The
Tappers' spring schedule con-
cludes at Palms Presbyterian
Church in Jacksonville Beach,
where they dance for the
Women of the Church May 8,
and at Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church in Ponte
Vedra Beach May 11. For infor-
mation, call Judy Hulett at 249-
2044.

Friday, April 20
Eclectic Galleries: Eclectic
Galleries opens its fifth annual
Artisan Jewelry Trunk Show
with a champagne reception
from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at
its facility, 2405 3rd, St. S.,


Jacksonville Beach. The show,
that runs to May 12, introduces
six new jewelry studios. For
information, call 904-247-3750
or e-mail eclecticglis@aol.com.

Fleet Reserve Dinners: Fleet
Reserve Assocation Branch 290,
390 Mayport Road, Atlantic
Beach, hosts a dinner from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. each Friday in
April. April 20's dinner is Ladies
Auxiliary Fried Shrimp and
SApril 27 is Grilled Chicken. The
public is invited to each dinner,
and donations are accepted.

Saturday, April 21
Blood Drive at VFW: Greater
Beaches VFW Post 3270 and its
Ladies Auxiliary sponsor a
blood drive from 12 p.m. to 5
p.m. A barbequed chicken or
ribs dinner, will be offered for a
$7 'donation, but all donors
receive a complimentary din-
ner. The Florida-Georgia Blood
Alliance will have a mobile unit
at the Post. Buddy poppy dona-
tions.will be accepted to pro-
vide relief for un-met needs of


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

Cancer Support Group: The
Cancer Support Group at
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
meets at 6 p.m. at the Florida
Cancer Center in Medical Office
Building B on the hospital cam-
pus. Call 247-2910 for informa-
tion.

Family Fun Hour: Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
(GTMNERR) hosts a Family Fun
Hour the third Wednesday of
each month. The event is open
to the public, including large
groups. Children ages 3 to 10
must be accompanied by a par-
ent. Participation is free, but
registration is required. All
materials will be supplied.
Contact the GTMNERR at 904-
823-4500. The GTM Reserve
Environmental Education
Center is at 505 Guana River
Road, South Ponte Vedra Beach.

Poker Tournament: A poker
tournament is scheduled from 1
p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center.
Tables, cards, chips, refresh-
ments and snacks are provided.
The Senior Activity Center is
located at 2004 Forest Avenue
and can be reached by calling
270-1688.

Sons of Italy: Sons of Italy
Beaches Lodge 2821 conducts
its general meeting at 7:30 p.m.
the third Wednesday of every
month at the Adele Grage
Cultural Center, 716 Ocean
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. A social
starting at 6:30 p.m. precedes
the meeting. Anyone, male or
female of Italian heritage or
not, who is interested in attend-
ing a meeting is welcome as a:
guest. For information, call
904-242-4929.

Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra: Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra meets from 7:30 a.m. to
8:45 a.m. in the administration
building of the Ponte Vedra Inn
and Club. Coffee is served. For
more information, call Michael
Steele at 904-910-1982 or visit
http://pontvedrabeach.free-
toasthost.net.


Yoga for Health: Yoga for
Health & Healing is offered
from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
at the Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center. The class is
designed for those reluctant to
attend a regular class but want
to learn the fundamentals of
yoga. For information, contact
Leslie Lyne at the Senior
Activity Center, 270-1688, or
call the teacher, Nancy
Rathburn, at 386-6453. .

Thursday
Grief Support Group: Grief
Support Group meets the third
Thursday of every month at 7.
p.m. in the Library of the
Family Life Center of St. Paul's
Catholic Church, 578 1st Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach. The
group is for men and women
grieving the death of a family
member or friend. For informa-
tion, call Margaret at 280-0871.

Kiwanis Beaches: The
Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville
Beaches meets at noon at Selva
Marina Country Club, 1600
Selva Marina Dr., Atlantic
Beach. Visit www.beacheskiwa-
nis.com for information.

River City G.O.P.: The River
City Republican Club holds its
monthly meeting at 7 p.m.
April 19 at the Regency-area


Piccadilly Restaurant, 200
Monument Road. The first
speaker, Rick Hartley, will dis-
cuss the proposed "S" Line, a
high-speed bus highway next to
1-95 between Gateway and
downtown Jacksonville.
Alternative rail right-of-way will
be discussed. Featured speaker
Angela Corey will talk to the
club about "Challenges In
Criminal Prosecution." For
information, call RCPC presi-
dent George Davenport at 221-
1617 or membership commit-
tee chairperson Mary Jane
Travis at 246-3821.

Friday
Exchange Club: The
Exchange Club of the
Jacksonville Beaches, a non-
profit service organization
active in Beaches communities
since 1980, meets each week
from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at
the Sea Turtle Inn. First-time
visitors receive a free breakfast.
The club website, for informa-
tion about upcoming speakers
and programs, is
www.jaxbeachexchangeclub.co
m. The Exchange Club distrib-
utes funds to a variety of
Beaches causes. For information
or to join, contact Jack Morison
at 904-318-7162 or at jmori-
son@jaxbeachexchangeclub.co
m.


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veterans and active duty mili-
tary. Funds raised will be used
for care packages and phone
cards, for deployed troops and
emergency assistance for mili-
tary families at home.
Members, guests and the gener-
al public area invited. For infor-
mation, call 249-7366 or 247-
3861.

Career Transition
Workshops: Christ Episcopal
Church offers Career Transition
Ministry workshops in Room
208 of its Christian Family
Center, 400 San Juan Dr., Ponte
Vedra Beach. Two six-hour
workshops are scheduled from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21 and
April 28. Human resource,
executive search and corporate
executives will help attendees
preparefor the job search
process. Both sessions can be
registered for by mailing
Charlie Hoskins at
crhbeach@comcast.net or call-
ing 285-0525.


Wednesday, April 18
Family Fun Hour: Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve's Family
Fun Hour features insects and highlights Suzanne Samson's "Tumblebugs and Hairy Bears."
The event, which runs from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., provides a craft activity participants can take
home. Family Fun Hours are open to the public, including large groups; children 3 to 10 must
be accompanied by a parent. Participation is free, but registration is required by contacting
the GTMNERR at 904-823-4500. Materials for the event will be supplied.


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DORIS MANUKIAN
GUEST COLUMNIST

Tough to bust
home clutter
T A y is it so hard to let
go of possessions?
VV My beloved nagged
me for years to get rid of sou-
venirs, knickknacks, and moun-
tains of clothing that I accumu-
lated over almost five decades
of marriage, but I never did.
Every January I make the
same resolution clear out
every closet, drawer, and shelf
and dispose of things I no
longer wear, use in the kitchen,
or read. Easier said than done.
My bookshelves and desk are
overflowing with papers, books,
magazines and family photos
that deserve to be put in
albums. My kitchen cabinets
and dining room buffet are
home to four sets of dinner-
ware and many unusual pieces
of pottery and crystal that I
cherish, but do not use. My
closet is filled with enough out-
fits that allow me to wear
something different every day
for months.
I know I have to declutter
but, if I do, I feel as if someone
is tearing out the part of my
brain that stores memories.
The decision was finally
taken but of my hands early
this year. No; I didn't hire a ,
professional to help me organ-
ize. Instead, my husband and I
decided to exchange our well-
worn, stained carpets for wood*
floors.
It didn't take us long to select
a shade of wood that would
complement our eclectic fur-
nishings. But to get ready for
the installers was an over-
whelming task which forced
me to acknowledge the urgent
need to downsize my posses-
sions.
Five big rooms, two walk-in
closets, and two hallways were
targeted to receive new floors.
Every room had to be emptied
which meant removing any-
thing inside some of the furni-
ture to make it lighter to be
moved. While the floor people
promised to finish the entire
job in three days, we needed
two weeks to transfer every-
thing to the extra bedrooms we
use as storage.
Slowly the clutter in the
rooms disappeared, making
them look bare and larger. I
admit I liked that clean look.
The workers came on
Valentine's Day and their job
was completed as quickly as
promised, but my job was just
beginning. What should be
kept and returned to its former
location, and what should be
discarded? An agonizing deci-
sion.
How could I forsake my
treasures? Moroccan'caftans,
brand-new, heavily embroi-
dered in gold or silver, but
never worn and not fitting my
expanded shape; dresses, cus-
tom-made in Thailand and the
Philippines, also too small for
me by now; hand-painted
ceramic bowls, vases, and deco-
rative plates from Tunisia and
Turkey; German china, beer
steins, and wine jugs all .
remembrances of when we
spent time in Europe, North
Africa, and Southeast Asia.
My options for removal of
some of these items are varied -
offer them to our sops, the
family, or friends. Sell on e-
Bay, at a garage sale, or donate
to a legitimate charity. It hurts,
but I have no choice. Besides, I
promised my beloved I'd
declutter, and so I shall.
Weeks have gone by and I'm
still working on sorting and dis-
posing my belongings, but
soon I'll be done. My husband
is satisfied, I am happy, and
one day my children will be
grateful that I didn't leave that
task to them.
Manukian's e-mail is doris-
manukian@yahoo.com.


by KATHY HARTMAN
EDITOR
An Earth Day celebration
set for Sunday afternoon at
the Ponte Vedra Beach
Branch Library will give
guests a hands-on introduc-
tion to an eco park planned
at the library.
The free event is scheduled
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and will fea-
ture storytelling, an informa-
tional scavenger hunt, butter-
fly releases, refreshments and
prizes.
"Hopefully, people will
leave with increased excite-
ment about what we're
doing," said Virginia


Simpson, chair of the non-
profit organization formed to
fund and promote the park -
the Ponte Vedra Beach Park at
Library Boulevard Inc.
Although the park -
named Bird Island Park for
the island rookery in the
pond at the site has been
planned for years, it is only
in the past few months that
donations have reached a
total needed to begin con-
struction.
Work should begin "as
quickly as the county can get
moving," which may be as
early as summer, Simpson
said.
She said she is gratified at


the donations that have been
received ($82,744) and
pledged ($167,500), which,
added to $170,000 from the
county, surpass the $450,000
needed for phase 1.
"Here are all these different
people who are giving us all
these donations for the park,
for so many different rea-
sons," Simpson said in a tele-
phone interview Tuesday.
For example:
Joan Van Vleck, a mem-
ber of the library park board,
late in 2006 pledged $35,000
if it could be matched. She-

See PARK, A-10


file photo
Members of the board promoting Bird Island Park pose in
February 2006 with the park plans, which had just been
given the OK by the Architectural Review Committee.


Ex-nurse into healthy cooking


by KATHY NICOLETTI
COLUMNIST
Good food is synonymous
with good times with family
and friends, according to
Ponte Vedra Beach resident
Diana Hartley
Hartley said she has always
been interested in cooking,
in part. she said, because her
mother was "a fabulous cook
and baker."
Hartley said her mother
was able to cook everything
and her hometown of
Pittsburgh was a community
where she became familiar
with a wonderful variety of
ethnic dishes.
Now retired from a career.
in nursing that included 15
years at the Jacksonville
Heart Center, Hartley said
she looks for ways to incor-
porate healthy ingredients
and lower the fat content in
what she cooks.
To boost the nutrition of
salads, she said she tosses in
sunflower seeds for folic acid
and avocados for vitamin A.
Fresh fruit and fresh veg-
etables, especially spinach,
are frequently part of meals


she prepares.
Hartley, who cooks almost
daily, also likes to entertain.
Good organization and smart
menu planning help to make
entertaining manageable -
even for'40 or more guests,
she said.
"Select a menu that cah be
prepared one to two days in
advance. Bake and serve is
all you will need to do," said
Hartley.
Once a week, Hartley is the
hostess for a Bible study
group at Beach United
Methodist Church in
Jacksonville Beach.
She calls herself a "servant
leader" within the group,
which meets on a weeknight.
She said many of the 17 par-
ticipants come directly from
their jobs.
Hartley saw this as an
opportunity to serve the


group by preparing a relax-
ing meal for the beginning
of the meeting.
Wanting to please every-
one, she provided slips of
paper for everyone to write
down what they might like
to have for dinner.
Each week Hartley prepares
one of the requests or one of
her family's favorites along
With fresh fruit and vegeta-
bles. Other members often
bring desserts or other dishes
to complement the meal.
Italian Meatloaf Stuffed
with Ricotta Cheese is one of
the dishes Hartley has made
for the Bible Study group.
Almost everyone enjoys a
good meatloaf, but Hartley
takes meatloaf a step farther
with this recipe. Before bak-
ing, she rolls the seasoned
ground meat around a
cheese layer so that every
slice has the taste of creamy
ricotta and parmesan
cheeses.
One Pot Wonder is a deli-
cious dish with plenty of
fresh spinach. Hartley makes

See RECIPES, A-10


Photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
Diana Hartley holds a notebook full of recipes she has col-
lected since she was in her 20's.


FLETCHER TURNING 70


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April 21 aEE .. '. -

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FROM STAFF a. .
The Beaches Museum &
History Center in Jacksonville a .. r.
Beach will celebrate the histo- c. ... s
ry of Fletcher High School i ic p .
during a fund-raising event o t
this Saturday.
A cocktail party with heavy ... wt 'u
hours d'oeuvres and enter- 0 t .
tainment by jazz and classical '
guitarist John Shaffer will be. .
provided. Fletcher memora- .
bilia will be on hand and for a r
sale. Tickets are $50 per per-
son, with proceeds support-
ing the Beaches Area
Historical Society (BAHS).
"The history of Fletcher Photo courtesy of BEACHES MUSEUM & HISTORY CENTER
High reflects the history of Fletcher High's original two-story building in Jacksonville Beach housed grades seven through 12 when it first opened in 1937.
the Beaches," said BAHS
chairperson and 1950 Fletcher gradu- named in honor of former U.S. Sen. Players by the Sea Community park.
ate Maxwell Dickinson of Atlantic Duncan U. Fletcher, who died in office Theater, 106 6th St. N., Jacksonville The Beaches Museum & History
Beach. in June 1936. Beach. The public is invited. Center will host the last in its series of
For almost 70 years, Fletcher has A Jacksonville attorney, Fletcher was Historic photographs of Fletcher oral history interviews on Saturday,
united communities from Mayport to formerly chairman of the Duval High from its inception to present day April 21.
Ponte Vedra Beach. County Board of Public Education. will be on display at the museum on For more information, call the
The original two-story brick school On Thursday, Dr. Joe Knetsch, a his- Saturday. Beaches Museum & History Center at
building in Jacksonville Beach opened torian with the Florida Division of Photo copies can be purchased or 241-5657. Museum hours are 10 a.m.
in September 1937 in what was then a State Lands, will give a free presenta- ordered during the event. Back issues to 4:30 p.m., Monday through
remote area of the Beaches. The stu- tion on Sen. Fletcher and his influence of select Fletcher yearbooks also will Saturday.
dent body, comprised of grades seven in the development of Florida, as part be on sale in the museum store. Tickets for Saturday's event are
through 12, totaled 300, including 13 of the Beaches Area Historical Society A tour of Pablo Historical Park will available at the museum or at Shore
seniors. Lecture Series. be offered. BAHS is raising funds to Things, 725 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic
The junior-senior higlh school was The. 7 p.m. event will be held at restore the historic structures in the Beach.


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ENGAGEMENT


BEAM teams up for

'Birdies for Charity'


Wendi Fluellen and Anthony
Wingfield, both of
Philadelphia, Pa., were married
on Saturday, March 31, 2007,
at Sawgrass Country Club.
The Rev. Dr. William
Simmons performed the cere-
mony.
The bride is the daughter of
Gloria and Carl Pratt of Ponte
Vedra Beach. She attended
Beaver College and is
employed as a bookkeeper for
the Boys and Girls Club of
Philadelphia.


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The groom is the son of
Barbara and Larry Wingfield of
Philadelphia. He .. attended
Philadelphia private schools
and is employed by the
Southeastern Philadelphia
Transportation System.
Rosaland Chance was the
matron of honor. Leon
Covington was the best man.
The couple spent their hon-
eymoon in the Bahamas and
the Florida Keys and will reside
in Philadelphia.


Jarrett Bingemann and Lisa Padgett


Padgett-Bingemann


Lisa Marie Padgett of
Jacksonville and Jarrett David
Bingemann of Ponte Vedra
Beach have announced their
engagement to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Ronald and Patsi Padgett
of Belleville, Ill., and Erich and
Dana Bartel of Atlanta. She
received a bachelor's and mas-
ter's degree from the University
of Florida and is employed by
the Duval County School


System as a teacher.
The groom-elect is the son of
David and Mary Bingemann of
Ponte Vedra Beach. He graduat-
ed from Notre Dame
University and the Levin
College of Law at the
University of Florida. He-is an
associate with Akerman
Senterfitt in Orlando.
The couple plan to wed on
Saturday, June 30, at St. Teresa
Church in Belleville, Ill.


Nicole Zehnder and Daniel Smith


Zehnder-Smith


Nicole Michelle Zehnder and
Daniel Joseph Smith, both of
Jacksonville, have announced
their engagement to be mar-
ried.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Denise Marchesani, for-
merly of Jacksonville Beach,
and Mark Zehnder of
Jacksonville. She is a graduate
of Fletcher High School and
earned a business and market-
ing degree from the University


of Florida. She is employed as
marketing director of Global
Software Services, Inc.
The groom-elect is the son of
Lucy and David Smith of
Niceville. He earned an associ-
ate degree from Sante Fe
Community College in
Gainesville and is employed as
an account executive with
Countrywide Mortgage Co.
The couple plan to wed in an
'October 2008 wedding.


50TH ANNIVERSARY


John and Sylvia Moore of
Ponte Vedra Beach recently
celebrated their 50th wedding
anniversary.
She is the former Sylvia
McRae of Daytona Beach. The
couple met while Mrs. Moore
was a nursing student at St.
Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville.
A luncheon was held in their
honor and hosted by his sister,
Mr. Moore's sister, Mrs. Joseph
E. Waddill of Neptune Beach
and his brothers, Don L.
Moore of Neptune Beach and


Michael P. Moore of Callahan.
The couple plan to take a trip
to Frarce later-*this vearn'-, -i
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John and Sylvia Moore


VOLUNTEER


Volunteer Advocates
Needed
Betty Griffin House offers
24/7 advocacy to persons aged
18 and older that have been
sexually assaulted in St. Johns
County.
Volunteer advocates are
needed on call rotation and
meet sexual assault victims at
Flagler Hospital in the new
Sexual Assault Forensic Exam
and Advocacy Unit. The advo-
cate supports the victim, advis-
es them of services and answers
any questions they may have
about the whole process.
Monthly advocate meetings
are required. To volunteer one
or more days a month, call
Kelly Ballantine at 904-808-
8544.
Volunteer Opportunities at
Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is currently
seeking volunteers to work at
the San Pablo Road campus
and at St. Luke's Hospital.
Mayo offers flexible sched-
ules in a variety of service
areas. Call 296-3722.
* *
The Literacy Program at the
Women's Center of
Jacksonville is seeking volun-
teers. For the Beaches center,
call 241-2027.


FROM CONTRIBUTOR
Beaches Emergency
Assistance Ministry, B.E.A.M.,
has joined the PGA Tour's
"Birdies for Charity" cam-
paign.
In "Birdies for Charity," indi-
viduals pledge to donate an
amount of their choosing for
every birdie (one stroke below
par on a hole) made at the
upcoming The Players
Championship.
Last year, B.E.A.M. raised
$5,000. The local charity that
raises the most money in the
"Birdies for Charity" program
will be awarded a bonus of
$10,000.
Said Carrie Stinchfield,
B.E.A.M.'s chairperson for this
year's event: "This is a fun and
easy way for people to support
B.E.A.M. and help B.E.A.M. to
be the charity that wins that
$10,000.00 bonus.
"We would give it right back
to people in need here, in our
Beaches community."
Donors (of over $25) can
make a guess of the exact num-
ber of birdies that will be made
during the competitive rounds
of the 2007 Players
Championship.
Three great golf packages will
be awarded to winners in that
part of the "Birdies" program, a
trip to the Presidents Cup in
Montreal, a Golf trip to Las
Vegas, and two TPC clubhouse
tickets. These guesses must be
made on the official "Birdies
for Charity" pledge form.
To receive an official pledge
form, call the B.E.A.M. office at
241-2326.
Last year,.there were 1,385
birdies made during the TPC.
In 2005 there were 1,559
birdies and 1,580 in 2004.
B.E.A.M., distributed 50 tons
of food, over 4,000 Christmas
toys, 300 Thanksgiving bas-
kets, 800 student backpacks
filled with school supplies last
year.
That is just a of few of the
ways that B.E.A.M. helps
Beaches-area residents.
B.E.A.M. depends on com-
munity donations to provide
the funding needed for these
and other services that
B.E.A.M. provides.
"Birdies for Charity" is one
way to help B.E.A.M. maintain
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and expand it's services to the
community.
B.E.A.M. is asking for com-
munity support with the
"Birdies for Charity" campaign.
To make a donation that will
help B.E.A.M. win the $10,000
bonus in this years "Birdies for
Charitity," call B.E.A.M. at 241
-7437 or e-mail jaxbeam@bell-
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Park: Eco-interpretive, trail planned


Cont. from A-8
wanted to jump-start dona-
tions, Simpson said.
Her husband Jim followed
up with a $15,000 donation for
his wife's Christmas present,
Simpson said.
Ponte Vedra Plastic Surgery
pledged $25,000 over five years
because the practice's doctors -
Robert Burk, Cayce Rumsey,
Brett Snyder and Paul Scioscia
have a number of children
among them and wanted some-
thing for their children and the
community, Simpson said.
Richard Willich, whom
Simpson contacted after hear-
ing that he and his wife are fond
of birds and flowers, pledged
$100,000 to be matched.
Willich, who has donated
$35,000 to the Nease High
School band and purchased 92
rings for the 2005 state champi-
,onship Nease football team,
"wanted to give back to the
community," Simpson said.
Tish Smith "called me up
out of the blue" and donated
$10,000 in memory of her
mother, saying "this would be
something that her mother
would just love to be a part of,"


What: Earth Day cele-
bration
Where: Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library
When: 3 p.m. to 5 p .m.
Sunday
Why: To introduce Bird
Island Park
Features: Scavenger
hunt, butterfly releases,
food, storytelling and
prizes
How much: Free


Simpson said.
A friend of Simpson's, Lisa
Schur, "just told me yesterday"
that she is sending a check for
$35,000 in memory of her son
Nicholas, who died at birth,
Simpson said.
Also, Cygnet Private Bank
pledged $5,000, Heritage Bank
funded the T-shirts, hats and
tote bags for Sunday's event,
and others have donated time
and talent in designing the logo
and helping design the park,
Simpson said.
"We've worked so hard to get
to this point," she said. "It's very
gratifying."


Simpson said the board held
off on major fund-raising until
after the Architectural Review
Committee OK'd plans for the
park, which happened in
February 2006.
The park will have "an exo-
interpretive trail with five areas
for exploring, learning and
reading" amid plantings of
native vegetation, according to
a brochure.
Plans are to build reproduc-
tions of ecosystems native to
the area: an upland hammock, a
coastal dune and a freshwater
marsh. There will be a board-
walk, gazebos, benches, arbors
and sculptures, according to the
brochure.
St. Johns County commis-
sioners gave $270,000 in seed
money for the park, saying
donations would have to be
raised for the remainder of the
project, which will top $1.2 mil-
lion, Simpson said.
Of that, $100,000 was used
for permitting and designing,
leaving $170,000 for phase 1.
The park will be usable when
phase 1 is complete, but fund-
raising will continue, Simpson
said.


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Friends of the Library gather in June to dedicate the new clock at the Ponte Vedra Branch
Library.


Recipes: One-pot wonder


Cont. from A-8
this dish with bow tie pasta,
her daughter's favorite, but
other types of pasta can be sub-
stituted. The broth cooks down
as the ingredients simmer.
Finish. the dish with a little
heavy cream to add richness to
the sauce.
Family Favorite Pot Roast has
become a dish that houseguests
and family often request. The
recipe comes from a last
minute addition to Hartley,s
standard pot roast recipe.
One morning as she was
making the pot roast, there
didn't seem to be enough liq-
uid. Hartley said she decided to
pour the last cup of coffee left-
over from breakfast 4nto the
pot. The roast and the sauce
turned out so well that this is
now called the "family
favorite."
An easy and elegant hours
d'oeuvre for entertaining is
Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops.
Guests always enjoy scallops
prepared this way and the
recipe only calls for two ingre-
dients, said Hartley.
It's not even necessary to
secure the scallops with a
toothpick when using the pro-
ciutto. Wrap the scallops ahead
of time, place on a baking sheet
and cover, and then bake just
before serving.

The following are recipes from
Diana Hartley.

Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops
*one and one-half pounds sea
scallops
*15 slices prosciutto (thinly
sliced)'or 15 slices lean bacon

Fold prosciutto lengthwise
into thirds. Wrap around scal-
lop.
Optional: Roll scallop in
crushed pistachio nuts or
cashews, then wrap.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Bake on aluminum foil lined


baking sheet for 15 minutes.

Italian Meatloaf stuffed with
Ricotta Cheese
*Meat Mixture: one and *one-
half lbs. ground beef
*one-half lb. ground pork
*1 cup bread crumbs, fresh or
packaged (seasoned add more
flavor)
*one-half cup spaghetti sauce
*1 bunch chopped fresh flat
leaf parsley
*1 egg
-salt and pepper, combined
*Cheese Filling: 1 small carton
whole milk ricotta cheese
*one-half cup Parmesan cheese
*one-half tsp. garlic powder
*1 egg beaten

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine beef and pork, add
the other meat mixture ingre-
dients and mix well.
Tip: Cook a small amount of
the meat mixture in the
microwave and taste for sea-
soning. Add more if needed.
After meat mixture is pre-
pared, flatten the mixture onto
a waxed paper lined cookie
sheet.
Set aside and prepare filling.
Combine ricotta and parme-
san cheese, add garlic powder.
Beat an egg and fold together.
Spread cheese mixture down
center of flattened meat. Keep
2 inches from sides. Roll up
jelly roll style. Fold sides over
filling.
Place seam side down in loaf
pan sprayed with Pam.
Spread spaghetti sauce on
top and bake at 350 degrees for
1 hour and 15 minutes.
Allow meatloaf to rest after
cooking to keep the juices
inside.

Family Favorite Pot Roast
*3-4 lb. sirloin tip roast, at
room temperature
*1 can double strength beef
broth
*three-quarters cup brewed cof-


fee (left over from breakfast)

Seasoning Rub:
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. onion powder.
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. sugar

Combine seasoning and rub
over roast on all sides. Roast
should be at room temperature
for browning.
Brown roast on all sides in
olive oil. Place in slow cooker.
Pour beef broth around roast;
pour coffee into broth around
roast.
Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
Remove to platter and allow
to rest for 10 to 15 minutes.
Thicken juices with flour water
mixture or leave au jus.

One Pot Wonder
(Bowtie Pasta with Sausage and
Spinach)
1* large onion, chopped
*3 cloves of garlic, chopped
*1 lb. sweet Italian sausage, cut
lengthwise in half then sliced
into thin pieces
*1 32 oz. container low sodi-
um chicken broth
*2, 10 oz. bags (or more) *fresh
spinach, coarsely chopped
*one-quarter tsp. pepper
'one-half cup heavy whipping
cream
.16 oz. bag bowtie pasta

Brown sausage in Dutch
oven or stockpot. Add onion
and garlic, cook 3-4 minutes.
Add broth, cover and bring to
boil. Add pasta and cook 4
minutes. Add spinach, stirring
into pasta and broth.
Simmer until pasta is al
dente and spinach is wilted.
Add pepper and cream. Serve
immediately.
This recipe can also be used
as a side dish without the
sausage.


photo submitted
University of North Florida students Michela Wycheslavzoff of Ponte Vedra Beach and Monique
Forbes of Jacksonville Beach are among more than 300 UNF students who received a scholar-
ship from Florida's First Generation Matching Gift Program.


photo submitted
Former Jacksonville Jaguars wide reciever Jimmy Smith made a surprise appearance at The
Foundation Academy. The former NFL All-Pro visited classrooms, posed for pictures and
signed autographs. Shown alove. ith Smith are formerEletcher High football players Joe.
Lennon (right) and Johnny O'Hara. ,.; ,,?, i t







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Miss Nease 2006 plays violin


for elementary school audience


by DAVID M. LEVIN
STAFF WRITER
Students at Ponte Vedra-
Palm Valley/Rawlings
Elementary School learned
valuable lessons in both
music and reading Friday
morning.
While youngsters at the
Rawlings campus learned
about music from Nease sen-
ior Megan Lineberry, the
"Battle of the Books" took
center stage in the PV/PV
cafeteria.
Lineberry, 18, whose reign
as Miss Nease 2006 ended
Saturday, played her violin for
students and read them sto-
ries. She said her experiences
as Miss Nease, acting as the
school's ambassador, have
been fulfilling.
Whether it was helping
with homecoming and this
year's pageant or talking to


photo by DAVID M. LEVIN
Lucy Jones and Zane Van
Staden listen Friday at Ponte
Vedra-Palm Valley Elementary
School as Megan Lineberry
performs on her violin.
Lineberry, a senior who
crowned Miss Nease 2007 on
Saturday, also read a book to
her young audience, whose
members are older than
Lineberry was when she start-
ed studying violin 14 years
ago.


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*Family Preschool Storytime
at 10:30 a.m. April 18.
SFamily Preschool Storytime
at 10:30 a.m. April 19.
*Toddler Time at 10:30 a.m.
April 25.
*Mother Goose Storytime at
11 a'.m. April 25.
*Preschool Storytime at
11:30 a.m. April 25.
*Saturday Craft Surprise
from 11 a.m to 2 p.m.. the first
Saturday of each month. A new
and easy craft is offered.
The Beaches Branch Library
is .at 600 Third St., Neptune
Beach. Call 241-1141 for infor-
mation.

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

OTHER ACTIVITIES
*Carver Community Center,
738 4th .Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach, has many activities for
kids, including flag football,
gymnastics, karate, tutoring
and games. 247-6218.
*Heartsong offers
Kindermus'k and playday
classes Tuesday to Saturday in
Jacksonville Beach and Ponte
Vedra Beach for children from
birth to age 7. For
Kindermusik, a music and
movement program for all
ages, children are divided by
age group. Playday is for walk-
ers to 26 months old and
includes parachute play, climb-
ing and musical activities.
Preschool children and up
attend without parents. One
trial class is free. Call 249-3828
for information.
*Mothers of Pre-Schoolers
(MOPS), support groups for
moms of children ages 5 or
younger, meet as follows:
-Christ the Redeemer
Church, 190 S. Roscoe Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach, 7:30 p.m.
to 9 p.m. the third Monday of
the month or 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
the third Thursday of each
month (285-8009).
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Church, 4510 Palm Valley
Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, 9:15
a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the second
and fourth Monday of the
month (285-8225).


photo by DAVID M. LEVIN
Megan Lineberry, Miss Nease
2006, plays her violin Friday
for the students at Ponte
Vedra-Palm Valley school.

people in the community,
Lineberry said the lessons she


has learned will help her later
in life.
"When people meet me,
they meet me'as a violinist.
Then they see that I am in the
pageants. I want people to
know that I am a serious stu-
dent and a serious violinist."
When Lineberry, who has
been playing the violin for
the past 14 years, graduates in
May, she will attend Mercer
University and study violin
performance.
"I have learned over the
past year how to present
myself," said Lineberry. "I
want others to follow the
same path I have (being a
good student and serious
about the pageant)."
In addition to winning the
Miss Nease contest, Lineberry
also won the Miss Senior High
School Pageant.


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The Pirates, a team of 8- and 9-year-olds from Ponte Vedra Beach, pose with their coaches and
the championship award they got for their age group in a tournament in late March. The Triple
Crown's "Jacksonville Journey to the Stars" baseball tournament attracted teams from Central
and North Florida as well as surrounding states. The Pirates were down 8 to 0 after two innings,
then scored 19 runs over the next four innings, including grand slam home runs by Jonathan
DeWane and Matt Gilson. Players pictured from left are Robert Loeb (back row) Gabe Lozada,
Jonathan DeWane, Ricky Karcher and Hampton Callaghan; and in front, Clay Welch, Ryan
Gleason, Quinton Brehm, Mason Burk, Logan Morris and Matt Gilson Not pictured is Parker Blin.
The team is coached by (top from left) Robert Burk, Rodney Gleason, and Bill Welch.


Nease High students Christian
R | Middleton (from left), Nathan
Georgette and George
Erickson await the awards cer-
emony last week at the 52nd
Florida State Science and
Engineering Fair in Fort
S Myers. Erickson, a sopho-
more, placed third in physics.
Georgette, a sophomore, was
fourth in medicine and health.
, ...:Middleton received an honor-
able mention.


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April 18, 2007 SPO RTS


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Panthers blank Sharks in playoffs


ROB
DeANGELO
SPORTS EDITOR


Jackson is

thrilled to

be a starter

once again


orida's championship foot-
ball season was bittersweet
for former Fletcher High
star Kyle Jackson. While the
thrill of reaching the BCS title
game and receiving a glittering
diamond ring as a result of beat-
ing Ohio State were obvious
highlights, frustration through-
out the season grew as the jun-
ior saw little playing time
behind incumbent free safety
Reggie Nelson.
It was a difficult transition for
the Neptune Beach native who
went from starting five games as
a freshman and the first six as a
sophomore, to a back-up role
and part-time special teams play-
er.
But just three months after
Florida crushed the Buckeyes,
and with Nelson on his way to
the NFL, Jackson says he learned
a lot from the experience and is
ready to put those lessons to
good use now that he's a starter
again on defense.
"Reggie Nelson did a great job
and I got to sit back and kind of
watch how he played and [it]
sort of put me back in. my
place," Jackson said following
Saturday's Orange and Blue
spring game. "And now I'm
starting again and it feels good
to be out here. I had a great
spring and we're all just looking
forward to getting things going
again."
It was a few games into the
2005 season when some among
the Gator faithful began grum-
bling that Jackson was giving
up too may big plays. They
never doubted the 6'1", 200-
pounder's athletic ability, but
questioned whether he could
deliver big hits when necessary
or help stop the run.
Now, however, Jackson is
looked up to by teammates as a
leader. He and strong safety
Tony Joiner are the only seniors
on Florida's defense, a unit deci-
mated by graduation and early
departures to pursue NFL
dreams.
But if others are worried that
the Gators' D might not live up
to expectations in 2007, Jackson
is not.
"We lost a lot of starters," he
said, "but I think the talent
level is the same. It's just that
last year there were a lot of sen-
iors on the team and just great
pride. They had been here for a
long time. We've got a lot of
learning to do, but talent-wise I
think it's the same."
Joiner readily agrees and
thinks Florida might even be'
better in some aspects. "We
could be faster in certain areas,"
he said. "We're young but we've
got talent all over the field on
defense."
Through long stretches of the
2005 and 2006 campaigns,
through grueling practices,
weight room sessions and con-
ditioning drills, Jackson said dis-
appointment with his role
mounted but his discontent was
never aimed at Gators coach
Urban Meyer, Nelson nor any
teammates.
"As a sophomore and junior I
was kind of frustrated with
myself because I knew what my
mistakes were and I needed to
fix them," he explained. "When
you know what they are you get
frustrated, but you have to get
back into the film room and get
back on it. That's what I did."
With spring practices out of
the way and renewed self-confi-
dence as a cornerstone of the
Florida team that will defend its
national championship, Jackson
says he's looking forward to one
more game in the immediate
future.
"I'll try to get back for the
spring game at Fletcher," he
said. "It's always good to see the
coaches again and help out in
any way I can."


By DAVID ROSENBLUM
SPORTS WRITER
PALATKA Although the
Nease High School softball
team easily made it past the
first round of the District 5-4A
Tournament with a 14-0 win
over Atlantic High School,
advancing deeper into the
postseason will be tougher for
the Panthers.
They still had to get past
Palatka High
School, the
district's top
seed and a \
state-ranked '
squad. ,
"I was I
pleased with
our hitting
today,"
Panthers head
coach Brantley ,
Mack said fol- v"
lowing the 14-
hit perform- SHARKS
ance against PANTHEF
the Sharks,
"But we have a lot of things
we need to bring to the table
if we want to walk away with
a win against Palatka."
The Panthers started strong
with a leadoff triple from
Clare Wamsley, followed by a
RBI double from Kristyn
Mantia.
By the second inning, Nease
held a 6-0 lead and showed
no signs of slowing down.
Mantia hit a three-run triple
in the second, Victoria
Rosenblum and Lindsey
Franco also batted in runs in
the inning.
But despite the numerous
hits and runs, Mack says the
Panthers will still have to per-
form better if they want to
advance to the district final.
"They're going to. have to
step it up a notch," Mack
said. "We did really well
today but there are a lot of


things we didn't do well, little
things that in a game like
[against] Palatka, if we don't
do those things, it can make a
difference on the outcome.
"We didn't have too much
of a game plan against
Atlantic. Palatka is going to be
a different ballgame all
together. Hopefully it will be
a low scoring game and we'll
have to focus in a little harder
at the plate
instead of just
hacking at
balls."
Nease pitch-
V er Ashley
Ceithaml
threw a no-hit-
ter into the
fourth inning
before Tracy
<) Gentry singled
for the Sharks.
Gentry then
0 stole second
S 14 base, before
Ceithaml
retired the remaining batters.
Nease ripped Atlantic pitch-
er Rachel O'Donnell for 14
hits, led by Mantia, who went
4-for-4 at the plate with 5
RBIs and four runs scored.
Wamsley was 3-for-3 for
Nease with four runs and a
RBI. Rosenblum went 2-for-3
at the plate and crossed home
twice. Franco had two hits
including a double and two
RBIs
"I was proud of their per-
formance today," Mack said.
"We worked hard in [batting
practice] on Friday and hope-
fully it pays off for us."
Atlantic split two games
against the Panthers this sea-
son, the first a 10-0 loss to
Nease before rebounding with
a 9-8 win later in the season.
"This isn't one of those
game where we can say that
we didn't beat ourselves,"


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Photo by DAVID ROSENBLUM
Panthers infielder Brittany Donahue scoops up a ground ball during Monday's District 5-4A playoff
game against Port Orange Atlantic. Nease won, 14-0.


Sharks coach Nate Fincher
said. "Nease was well prepared
at the plate. They found
every gap out there in the
field. We didn't beat our-


selves. We got.beat at the
plate by a teani that was hit-
ting better than we were."
The Panthers were sched-
uled to face Palatka Tuesday


night in the district semifi-
nals.
The winner was set to
advance to Wednesday night's
district final in Palatka.


Tebow's painno discomfort for Meyer


By ROBERT DeANGELO
SPORTS EDITOR

GAINESVILLE Most football
coaches are troubled when their
starting quarterback has a sore
throwing shoulder. Urban Meyer
couldn't be happier.
In fact, after witnessing Tim
Tebow's performance in the
Orange and Blue game Saturday,
the Gators head coach says the
injury has made his signal-caller
a more complete QB.
"Tim has a sore shoulder,"
Meyer said, "and I think it's one
of the greatest things to ever hap-
pen to him.
"I think he learned a lot from
Chris [Leak] about game manage-
ment. about touch and complet-
ing passes. Just the way he threw
the short ball, very impressive,
and the way he got the ball out.
The last week and a half, he's
been tremendous. He's ready to
go. Tim Tebow is, ready to go
play quarterback at Florida."
In front of 47,500 fans at
Florida Field Saturday, Tebow
completed 17 of 27 passes for
216 yards and three touchdowns
to lead his Blue team to a 27-21
win over the Orange squad.
Of significance to most fans,
however, was the sight Tebow
throwing the football rather than
tucking it under his arm and
.running as he did in spot duty
most of last season. In 2006, the
back-up QB had 89 runs and
tossed only 33 passes.
"It felt good getting a chance
to sit back there and throw it
around a little bit," Tebow said.
"That's what I like to do."
Florida offensive coordinator
and quarterbacks coach Dan
Mullen said the former Nease
High star was forced to concen-
trate on mechanics as a result of
his arm trouble.
"He had a little bit of a shoul-
der issue early in the spring and
we had to really pay attention
and adjust his throwing motion
slightly," Mullen explained. "By
doing that, it really caused him
to focus on how to throw the
ball the right way.
"It's really helped him develop
a touch, develop balance, devel-
op consistency and accuracy
with his throws. He's really spent
a lot of time, from the bowl prac-
tice on, of really focusing on bal-
ance and fundamentals of the
throwing motion."
At Nease, Tebow relied on a
cannon-like left arm to get the
ball downfield there weren't


many touch passes in the
Panthers' playbook and threw
for more than 9,500 yards and
95 TDs as a starter.
As a freshman last season,
Meyer said he was concerned
that Tebow's throwing motion
was elongated and he didn't get
rid of the ball fast enough. As
with many young quarterbacks,
the velocity of Tebow's passes
was also cause for alarm.
"The thing that makes him
different than any player I've
been around is his drive, his
competitiveness," Meyer said.
"Tim's an extremist. That's good
to have, but at times you have to
learn to control it. Especially
playing quarterback, with touch
passes.
"It's great when you make the
receivers' hands hurt, but go
complete some balls.
"I don't believe he was an
excellent thrower the first half of
last season," Meyer continued. "I
think [now] he's an excellent
thrower. He and coach Mullen
have a good deal going right
now. They prepare very well
together. Tebow wakes up every
morning and tries to get better at
his job."


Photos by ROB deANGELO
Former Nease High quarterback Tim Tebow completed 17 of 27 passes for 216 yards and three
touchdowns Saturday during the annual Orange and Blue spring game at Florida Field in
Gainesville. Tebow led his Blue squad to 27-21 victory in front of 47,500 fans.


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FISHING



Pompano move into the Jacksonville Beach surf


Congratulations to Randy
Cato and Lisa Leonard
for their second win in
the very popular Times Union
Red fish Tournament. Their
winning red fish had 22 spots.
From all reports it was certain-
ly another well-organized and
well run tournament.
Pompano to five pounds
have moved into our surf at
Jax Beach as have as have the
drum, blues and Spanish. It
was another good week for the
anglers on the Jacksonville
Beach Pier and the sheepshead
remain strong along the rocks.
Spencer Brogden, Mike
Youngblood, Greg Fields and
Phil Cressman led the pier fish-
ing last week. All had pom-
pano, drum, flounder, whiting
and sheepshead in their cool-
ers. Greg iced down his limit
of sheepshead he picked up
around the pilings. Spencer
iced down five drum, a pom-
pano, two flounder and several
yellowmouth.
Our best out of town report
this week comes from Capt.
Bart Payne, Girdy
Vossmerbaymer, Brian Grell
and friend Rom Williams in
Port St. Lucie. They fished
rough seas for one king and
seven dolphin to 15 pounds.
Quinn Lizzmore and Kareem
Ross checked in at B & M with
nine drum weighing up to six
pounds.
Capt. Bob Cosby fished the


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jetties last week for a cooler
full of sheepshead, flounder,
Spanish, trout and red bass.
Pat Tschannen and Debbie
Van Horn were creek fishing
last Friday the 13th when a
12.25 pound flounder took
Pat's small shrimp on a slider
jig and eight pound test line.
After a careful battle they put
their net under the fine fish.
Congratulations.
Anglers aboard the "King
Neptune" with Capt. Scott
Reynolds made three produc-
tive trips to the party grounds
last week. On Monday 17 snap-
per to 18 pounds, four grouper,
six kings and lots of sea bass
and beeliners were piled on the
cleaning table. The catch
included dozens of undersized
snapper that were released.
"Mayport Princess" anglers
also had three days of excel-
lent fishing. Snapper, red


SPhoto submitted
.._ill Griffin caught this. 15-pound snapper recently fishing the
party grounds on the "Jalapeno" with friend Tim Millard.


grouper, a 40-pound cobia and
coolers full of sea bass and bee-
liners were unloaded last
Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday. They also released
over 100 undersized snapper.
Capt. Dennis Young on his
"Sea Dancer" last Monday with
Joe and Larry Ryan and friends
came home with seven snap-
per weighing up to 12 pounds
and on Thursday the Grady
James party tried the snapper
with Capt. Dennis and lifted
10 hefty ones off the bottom.
Most of the snapper weighed
around 12 pounds.
Capt. Kirk Waltz on the
"Enterprise" continues to work
the jetties for excellent catches
of red bass and yellowmouth
trout. On Monday Uncle Bemie
and Leon Dana with Kirk on a
half day trip caught 11 trout,
two reds and a sheepshead.
On Wednesday Paul Hargie
fished with Capt. Kirk at the
rocks and boxed 11 trout, two
reds and a sheepshead and on
Thursday the Tim Sohl party
accounted for a pair of reds,
nine trout and three
sheepshead.
Capt. Mike Morris fished the
jetties with Clifford
Vonseggem and his son Darrell
and Cliff's brother Curt on
Tuesday. They caught four
sheepshead to seven pounds,
four speckled trout, a flounder
and 20 Spanish and blues. On
Thursday David Grimstead -
with Capt. Mike netted 13
sheepshead to seven and a half


pounds, a 30-inch red bass,
five Spanish and lots of blues.
Canal guide John Dyrssen
and Cal Hancock teamed up
last Friday and made a trip up
near the new Wonderwood
Bridge. They caught 12 blues,
two reds and four speckled
trout.
Larry "Fishman" Finch and
his wife Murphy were standing
in a slough off Jax. Beach as
the first bite of pompano made
their appearance. They not
only filled one cooler with
pompano weighing up to five
pounds but also caught several
dozen whiting, five drum and
a sheepshead.
Capt. Butch Garvin and
Andy Jackson fished for reds
last Saturday near the Carrier
Basin. They caught 10 red bass
and four flounder. None of the
reds had enough spots, but
they had a blast.
Sheepshead are still strong
and veteran guide Fred
Morrow and his guests had
their fiddlers over the rocks
nearly every morning last
week. On Monday at sun-up,
Capt. Fred with Troy Carver
and Jim Croft took a can of
fresh fiddlers and caught 23
sheepshead. Sixteen of the fish
weighed three and six pounds.
On Tuesday Fred took Lester
Johnson and Buddy Green to
the rocks. They bagged 16
sheepshead. Dr. Robert Still
wanted to try the canal on
Wednesday morning. They
caught four red bass measuring


Pat Tschannen is all smiles with
between 25 and 29 inches.
On Friday morning Ronnie
Pitts and his son L.J. were back
at the jetties with Fred drop-
ping their fiddlers over the
rocks. They brought up 21
sheepshead weighing up to
seven pounds.


Photo submitted
his huge 12.25 pound flounder.
Buddy Nettles and his broth-
er Johnny with Fred finished
up a great week of sheepshead
fishing on Saturday morning
at the rocks. They caught 20
sheepshead weighing up to six
pounds.
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Page 2B


The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader









OPINION



Seminoles, Gators headed in opposite directions


The main impression one
can get after the Florida
and Florida State football
teams wrapped up spring
cleaning with the traditional
intra-squad games is some-
thing fans could have guessed
without games.
The Gators are loaded at
quarterback. The Seminoles
are not. It's not a matter of
hking outnumbered or even
two each to choose from.
: Iltl.i coach Urban Meyer
long qg-o put the mantle of
No. I on Tim Tebow. For bet-
ter or worse, the Timmy who
lit up scoreboards in our own
backyard for the past three
years is the man.
Seminoles coach Bobby
tB wdlcin in his own "don't
pin me down" way has said,
in effect, that the starter is
going to be Drew
Weatherford. Or Xavier Lee.
Unless a dark horse pops up to
beat them both in preseason
practice.
That's as definitive as a
weather report from Russia. If
Uncle Bobby had a clue about
a lad who could out-gun both
Weatherford and Lee, it would
have leaked out weeks ago.
Truth is, neither Drew nor
Xavier shook the joint with
cheers Saturday in the Garnet
and Gold scramble. Each of
these darlings completed 13
passes, but also tossed four to
the other team. The best sum-
up came not from the head
man, but from new offensive
coordinator Jimbo Fisher who
was brought in to clean up
that Seminole mess.
"The things we did today


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PRESS BOX

will lose football games
matter how many touch
downs you score," he sa
This has been a bugab
the Noles for several yei
now. Fisher continued,
don't know why they di
[fumbles, etc.]. If I knew
I would have told them
[the game]. I'm not tota
gusted. I just thought w
gotten past some of tho
things."
Jimbo's not alone. Ser
fans and Bowden though
too.
From the look of thin
the reservation, the stat
affairs is about the same
when they closed camp
season. The "new look'
Fisher running the offer
not yet ready for unveil:
but then that's why they
spring practice to get
kinks out.
Just for a refreshing ci
though, Florida State fan
would like to see the kii
somewhere besides at qi
back.
If the Seminoles are h


.


growing pains, the opposite
seems to be true in
Gainesville. Tebow is one
story everyone is familiar
with; his greatness and com-
plete mastery of the new job
and everything. But there are
other tales as well.
Meyer's assessment of
Tebow couldn't have been
more glowing if Tebow had
.:' written it himself. The kid
S from Nease High has been just
;ON "tremendous" during the past
week and a half, engineering
the Gators offense Saturday
with all the ease of a senior
no veteran.
I- "He's ready to go," Meyer
iid. said. Even a slight injury
)oo to seems to have helped him,
irs although it's difficult to see
"I' how perfection can be
id it improved upon. A sore shoul-
that, der, Meyer explained, helped
before Tebow develop a better throw-
lly dis- ing motion, enabling the
e had young QB to complete short
se passes. If Tebow gets any bet-
ter they probably just won't
ninole be able to stand it.
ht so, But what about the other
end? Even the greatest quar-
gs on terback who ever played the
e of game can't win if his receivers
as don't catch the ball. Look at
last the Jaguars' Byron Leftwich. A
with passer needs a receiver who
nse is not only catches the ball, but
ing, hangs onto it.
y have The Gators have had several
the in Meyer's brief tenure, but
they're talking like they may
change, have found the best one yet.
ns This spring the Easter
nks Bunny visited Gainesville and
uarter- brought them one Louis
Murphy, who caught every-
.aving thing but the mumps


Saturday. He had eight recep-
tions for 129 yards and one
touchdown as his Blue team
defeated the Orange 27-21
before 47,500 cheering fans.
In the old days, the Gator
varsity would do well to draw
47,000 fans if they gave away
autographed cheerleaders.


They tell you Murphy is so
improved they can't believe
he's the same player he was in
his first year. It must be the
influence of Andre Caldwell,
who became Murphy's new
roommate. Andre is one of the
surest catchers and maybe it
rubbed off on young Louis.


The right roomie can some-
times help.
A report on the Georgia
Bulldogs next week.
Meanwhile, it appears that
Florida State has a big job
matching the Gators' offense,
but who knows what a few
months can change?


SO SRF


Baseball Award
The Jacksonville Suns have
announced the creation of an
award for the best high school
baseball player in the
Jacksonville area. It's called the
Bragan Award, in honor of
Suns owner Peter Bragan, Sr.,
and will be given to a deserv-
ing young athlete beginning
this spring.
Players in Duval, St. Johns,
Clay, Nassau and Baker coun-
ties are eligible. Coaches from
throughout the area can nomi-
nate players they feel havil -~
made the most valuable contri-
butions to help win ballgames.
Bragan will lead a committee
of school administrators, coach-
es and community leaders in
selecting the award winner.
For more information con- -
tact Jacksonville Suns general
manager Kirk Goodman at
kirkg@jaxsuns.com or visit the
team's Web site: jaxsuns.com.

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

Sports Camp
Tommy Hulihan's St. Paul's
Sports Camp, for kindergartners
through eighth-graders, begins
June 4 and concludes July 27.
Week-long sessions, which run
from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.
each day, will be held June 4 to
June 8, June 11 to June 15, June
18 to June 22, June 25 to June
29, July 2 to July 6, July 9 to
July 13 and July 23 to July 27.
The cost of each camp is
$110, except for July 2 to July 6,
when there's no camp on the
Fourth of July. That week's
charge is $90. Single Day rates
are available.
Campers will participate in
team sports and age-appropriate
activities, such as basketball, soc-
cer, flag football, kick ball and
tag games. Friday offer pizza
and a bus to Beach Bowl for
bowling. All campers receive a T-
shirt.
For information or to register,
call 904-349-2611 or e-mail
tommyhulihan@hotmail.com.
The website is www.beachesbas-
ketball.com; click on Sports
Camp.

Tennis
A series of summer camps
and programs has been
announced by the Jacksonville
Beach Tennis Center at
Huguenot Park.
Beginner junior camp I takes
place from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
June, 4, 6 and 7.
Beginner junior camp II is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. June
11, 13 and 14.


Beginner adult camp I is from
6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. June
4, 7 and 7.
Beginner adult camp II takes
place from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30
p.m. July 18, 20 and 21.
Intermediate junior camp I is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. June
18, 20 and 21.
Beginner junior camp II is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. June
25, 27 and 28.
Beginner junior camp IV is


from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. July 9,
11 and 12.
Intermediate adult camp I
will be from 6:30 p.m. until
8:30 p.m. July 9, 11 and 12.
Intermediate junior camp II is
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. July
16, 18 and 19.
Intermediate adult camp II is
slated for 6:30 p.m. until 8:30
p.m. July 23, 25 and 26.
Advanced junior camp I will
take place from 9 a.m. until 11


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Advanced junior camp II is 9
a.m. until 11 a.m. August 6, 8
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contact Huguenot Tennis
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Women's Fitness
Registration is now open for
Beach Girls Fitness, an outdoor
fitness program for women.
Camps take place Monday
through Friday at 5:30 a.m. aiid
Monday,'Tifesday atid-Thtffiday
at 8:15 a.m.
For more information phone
Pushpa Duncklee at 403-9568
or visit beachgirlsfitness.com.

Wrestling
The Beaches Intracoastal West
Wrestling Club will begin its
annual spring-fall program at
the Fletcher High School cafete,
ria on Mondays from 6 p.m.
until 8 p.m. beginning March
26.
All wrestlers or new wrestlers
in the local area are invited to
attend. Wrestlers visiting the
local area are also welcome.
Wrestlers will train in
Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-
Roman techniques for monthly
FAW/USA tournaments.
Participants must be enrolled in
grades 6 to 11 (any school) to
take part. Fee is $50 including
USA membership and a club T-
shirt.
Interested wrestlers may con-
tact club director Roy Fallon at
233-5008 for more information.
Former wrestlers may apply to
help coach.


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TENNESSEE LAKE Bargain 3 + Acres-
$19,900. Free Boat Slips! Save $5000
during pre-construction sale! Enjoy access
to private, Jimmy Houston endorsed bass
lake. Paved roads, utilities, soils tested.
Lakefront available. Excellent financing.
Call now (866)685-2562, X 1006.

BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA. Escape to
beautiful western NC mountains free Color
Brochure & Information Mountain Proper-
ties with Spectacular views, Homes, Cab-
ins, Creeks, & Investment acreage. Cher-
okee Mountain GMAC Real Estate chero-
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chure (800)841-5868.
SMOKEY MOUNTAINS, new 2BR/2.5BA
log cabin. Own 4wks. per year, 1wk. each
season. Price $31,750. Visit:
hamiltonandwyatt.com/norm.html Norm
Williams, Agent, 904-673-5545.
COASTAL GEORGIA- New Property Re-
lease March 30th weekend in Savannah.
Large lots & condos w/ deepwater, marsh,
golf, nature views, gated. Golf, Fitness
Center, tennis, trails, Docks. $70k's-
$300k. (877)266-7376 www.cooper-
spoint.com.
LOVE TO SWIM?
Find your pool home on
www.pool-homes.com
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
NC GATED Lakefront Community. Pleas-
antly mild climate 1.5 acres plus, 90 miles
of shoreline. Never offered before with
20% pre-development discounts, 90% fi-
nancing. Call (800)709-5253.
GA/ FL border- Huge savings! 23.55 AC,
only %109,900 (was $124,900) Coastal
region. Woodeds, loaded w/ wilflife. Long
rd frontages, utils, new survey. Subdivi-
sion potential! Excellent financing. Call
Now (800)898-4409 x 1155.
ADIRONDACK- TUG Hill Lakes 30 AC
Borders ADK Lake- $169,900 10 AC- Tug
Hill Lake- $69,900 88 AC- Wildlife Pond/
Trout Stream $159,900 25 AC- Lakefront
Central NY- $129,900 Coming Soon-
Largest Adirondack River lots w/waterfalls.
Call Christmas & Associates (800)229-
7843, www.landandcamps.com.
AAH! COOL Mountain breezes! Murphy,
North Carolina affordable land, homes,
mountain cabins, on lakes, mountains &
streams. Free brochure. (877)837-2288
Exit Realty Mountain View Properties
www.exitmurphy.com
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*LAND AUCTION* 200 Props Must be
Sold! Low Down / E-Z Financing. Free =
Catalog. (866)554-3852 www.landau-
ction.com NRLL East: AB2509, Bulziuk:
AU3448, Johnston: AU3449, Mauk:
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CAROLINA MOUNTAINTOP Large 4 acre
tract in last phase of popular gated moun-
tain community with great view of moun-
tains, large public lake and waterfall near-
by, priced to sell $79,500 (866)789-8535.
OVER 1/2 acre, 150x194', West Beaches,
wooded, $139,900. 993-5853.
2.5 ACRES, oaks, cabin on pond, Palen-
cia area, $310K. 545-0320.
DEEP WATER marshfront lot, north of St.
Marys, 1.6 AC total, .6 buildable, great S.
view, small gated community, $800 yr.
fees, $295K, 246-5162.
COASTAL GA. 57:92 acres $199,9001
GA/ FL border. Mature pines, abundant
wildlife. Only an hour from Jacksonville,
FLI Call now (904)206-5114 x 1195.
JUST $195.22/ MONTH* 1+ acres with
Free Boat Slipsi Nicely wooded lake ac-
cess property in brand new premier devel-
opment on spectacular 160,000 acre rec-
reational lake! Prime waterfronts available.
Call (800)704-3154, x 1113. Price
$34,900, *20% down, balance financed 30
years, 7.5% fixed, OAC
OCALA NATIONAL Forest Lots. $500
down, $199 month. Owner (352)239-5520
or (352)236-4579.
www.ocalaforestland.com
5 BLOCKS to ocean, comer lot, 50'x125',
Owner/Agent, $164,900, 463-7343.
NORTH FLA Properties 10 to 350 Acres
starting at $6200 per acre w/Owner fi-
nancing. (800)294-2313, ext.1485 A Bar
Sales Inc. 7 days 7a.m.-7p.m.
SO. CENTRAL FL Private Gated Lake-
front Community was $179,900 Now
$79,900 1 to 3 acre lake access. Owner
must sell. Call (888)320-8399 x 1242.



LUXURIOUS TOWNHOME
Jax Beach, 197 & 199 11th Ave. N.
1905sf, block from ocean. 3BR/3.5BA,
gaiagel yard. Reduced to $499,900, No
condo fees. John Wolfel Realty
(904)699-8887.
PVB, 2BR/2BA patio home, garage, large
fenced yard, screened porch. $215,000,
(843)847-1239.
SELVA LAKES TH. 2/2.5, 2car gar.
1404sf. New Roof, updated kitchen. Ig.
fenced yard. Must see. Home warranty.
$305,000, neg. (904)838-4661.
PVB, FSBO, 3/2, 1 car garage on lake,
1750sf., tile floors, f/p, low maintenance.
Safe neighborhood, no thru traffic. $299K,
Will consider RTO. 655-8245 for appt.
FSBO- SUMMER Sands Townhome, Nep.
Bch. End unit, 2BR/ 2.5BA, frplace, 2 car
garage, immaculate, exterior & interior
completely renovated, community pool,
$254,000, 246-4975, or 349-5388.
KERNAN LAKES- Beautiful, 4/2, show-
casing hardwood floors, trendy neutral col-
or pallette, family sized backyard &
screen enclosed lanai. "Luggage Ready".
Only $269,900. Terry Sadowski, Realtor.
Re/Max Specialists (904)318-3770


4/2 ON pond. 12469 Holbrook Dr., 3 years
new. Collinswood subdivision, Intracoastal
West. Asking $242K. No agents.
651-8861.

HOME FINDER REALTY
RIVER POINTE- Lg 3/2, new carpet &
paint, nice deck, $212,000.
DEERFIELD LAKES- 2/1.5 condo,
.'$94,900.
ASHLEY WOODS- Lg 4/2, better than
newly Many upgrades. $274,900.
HARBOR WINDS- Approx. 1600sf, 3/2,
like new. $219,900.
SANDALWOOD- Well maintained 3/1.5,
1500sf, sturdy brick home in well estab-
lished area. Detached shed w/ electric, Ig
stone frplc. & much morel $179,900.
SUTTON LAKES- 4/2, eat in kit., separate
dining, great room, Ig master w/ Ig master
bath. $239,900.
HARBOUR SPRINGS- Lg 3/2 w/ scr. pa-
tio on pond. Investors only- currently rent-
ed for one year. $220,000.
HARBOR WINDS- 3/2, hardwood floors,
new tile in kit. & bath, freshly painted in &
out. Covered patio, top quality Ig above-
ground pool. Tons of upgrades!
$239,900.
PONTE VEDRA- 1/1 condos, gated
comm. Agent owned, call for details
221-1711 OR 241-5501
www.homefinder.net

VILLAGES OF PABLO
Beautiful home, 3/2 w/ 2 car gar., frplc.,
private & very huge backyard. Community
pool, tennis, basketball & fishing. Just mi-
nutes to the beach. $259,000. Bold City
Realty (904)333-8880.
ATL BCH HOME $199,900
FSBO. 618-1 Dutton Island Dr. West.,*
3BR/1.5BA. New A/C, roof, windows,
doors, and appliances. By appointment
only. Call David (904)247-0665 (home),
(904)704-2337 (cell).
SOUTH OF Fleming Island, 5/3/2, 2180sf,
built 2006, large fenced yard, $264,900,
Independent Brokers & Associates, Inc.
247-4333 or 710-3111.
GREAT DEAL in Neptune Bch. 2- story
townhome. Call for recorded information
1-800-653-4109 ext. 1031.
FSBO, SAN Pablo Creek. 3BR/2BA,
1437sf. w/office, screen porch w/view of
preserve. $259,900. (904)859-6981.
42 SAILFISH Dr, PVB. 1700sf. home,
with 3BR/2BA. New air/ New carpet. Large
remodeled Florida room. $289,900. Call
904-571-1111.
REDUCED $80,000!
688 Bonaire Cir., $485,000
Ocean Cay, Jax Beach
4/2.5, loft, scrned porch
2573sf., upgraded & loaded
Phyllis Stalnes, 476-SOLD
www.688bonalre.com
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate.
SOUTH JAX BEACH POOL HOME-
3BR/2.5BA, walk to beach, school & shop-
ping- awesome, lush backyard is park
Original owner, immaculate. 2985 St.
Johns Blvd. $463K. WILL CO-OP 3%.
(904)270-2073
ATLANTIC BEACH $189,900
3BR/1BA, great starter home or invest-
ment; nice lot w/screened porch & fenced
yard, concrete block, new gorgeous paint
inside & out, landscaped. Ready to move-
in. Call 247-9244 or 651-6748.


Service Guide cont.
648 Pressure Washing
650 Painting
651 Pest Control
652 Plumbing
653 Pools
654 Photography
655 Rain Gutters
660 Remodel/Const.
665 Repairs
670 Roofing
675 Sprinkler & Wells
677 Tree Service
678 Tile
680 Upholstery
685 Wallpapering
690 Water Treatment
Health Services
700 Massage Therapy
710 Health Care Serc.
730 Caregivers
For Sale
800 For Sale
805 Music & Instr.
810 Antiques
815 Auctions
820 Wanted to Buy
825 Trade
830 Consignment
Garage Sales
840 Garage Sales
850 Jax Beach
852 Neptune Beach
854 Atlantic Beach
856 Mayport
857 Ponte Vedra
858 West Beaches
859 Jacksonville
860 Flea Market
862 Estate Sales
Transportation
*905 Auto Rental
915 Boats
930 Motorcycles
950 Campers/RV's
970 TrucksNans
980 Automobiles


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ATLANTIC BEACH/ SELVA MARINA,
two story, 3/2, master on main, beautifully
remodeled. All new wood floors, carpet,
SS appliances, granite counter tops. Pella
windows &doors, three decks, wooded lot
on cul-de-sac. Walk to beach. $499,900
Agents protected, 248-1882, 910-6431.
OFF GIRVEN- Trevor Green S/D, split
4/2/2, 1856sf, great room w/fireplace,
large yard, cul-de-sac, built 1998,
$239,900 as is. Independent Brokers &
Asspc., Inc. 247-4333/710-3111.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1866sf,
brick home, completely remodeled; lot
size 110'x120'; 7 blocks to ocean,
$395,000. (904)982-9968.
HUGE LOT
1445sf, block beauty, $249K, 1612 6th
Ave. No. Appraised $288K, 246-5162.
LOOKING TO MOVE OVER THE
DITCH? FSBO. Immaculate. 4/2/2, 2300sf
in Windsor Chase (Kernan & Beach), built
2003. Hardwood, tile, formal living & din-
ing, eat-in kitchen w/42" maple cabinets,
black appliances, large master bedroom/
bath, inside laundry w/cabinets, sprinker/
security system, community pool/ play-
ground, $319,000. 2434 Misty Water Drive
E. 894-7058. Realtors welcome.
JAX BCH 4/3, beautifully remodeled, ss
appliances, granite countertops, teak
floors, 2 car garage $435,000. 813-3994.
JAX BEACH, 3/1.5, wood floors, move-in
ready. Handy-man special. Large lot. TDO
Management (904)246-1125.
MARSHFRONT NEPTUNE BEACH,
4BR/2BA, spectacular sunset views. Re-
duced, $539,000, 881-9901, Steve.
ATLANTIC BEACH- walk to beach or club
from 4BR/ 2.5BA, 2981sf, 3.5 car gar.
home. Features Travertine & wood floors,
granite kitchen & bath, open floor plan,
Termidor Termite System & much more.
$750,000. Call owner/ agent at 502-5717.
WALKING DISTANCE to beach; wonder-
fullv remodeled beach home; large over-
jzcl,)^ prices rc.4dle v ~lwli'vd).
Ssi alli hrln. Agn ni-. 9 Lar ra, Hrnm n,
Femax Atlantic, (904)465-3140.


ICW PABLO ISLAND, 3/3, 53' dock,
screened porch, $775,000, 992-7210.





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HEATED POOL W/HOT TUB/PABLO BAY
3BR/2BA in Pablo Bay Subdivision Off San
Pablo Road. Close to the beach and
anything you need! $504,900.
VILLAGES OF SOLANO
3BR/2BA. Very desirable end unit 1-story
patio. home w/ 1, car garage in PVB!
Remodeled kitchen/baths and lots of
upgrades! Private yard and more! $339,000!
VILLAGES OF PABLO
3BR/2BA approx. 2300 sq ft! Stone tile
throughout w/open floorplan for
entertaining!$322,500.
VILLAGES OF PABLO
3BR/2BA. 1702 sq ft plus glass enclosed porch,
2-car garage, hardwood floors throughout,
arden tub, VERY WELL MAINTAINED HOME!
275,000
THE MOORINGS CONDOS
BOATERS DREAM!
2BR/2BA ground-level condo w/huge glass
enclosed patio. Includes boat slip for deep
water access to the Intracoastal, river and
ocean! $350,000
HOME W/POOL ISLE OF PALMS
3BR/2BA. Just minutes to ocean, remodeled
kitchen, 2 car garage. Steps to playground
w/tennis courts! $277,700.
VILLAGES OF PABLO
3BR/2BA, home on cul-de-sac just minutes
to the beach in sought after neighborhood!
1326 sq ft $244,000..
VILLAGES OF PABLO
4BR/2BA, huge cul-de-sac lot, community
pool and tennis, minutes to the Beaches
A+ school. $288,900.
OCEANFRONT
4BR/2BA, home in S Ponte Vedra! Sun deck,
balcony and more! $925,000.
WATERFRONT-INTRACOASTAL
4BR/4BA, brand new cottage style home,
4200 sq ft! Palm Valley/Ponte Vedra area!
$1,999,000.
OFF HECKSCHER DRIVE
WATERFRONT
Gated community, 4BR/3BA, 3000+ sq ft
home w/in-ground pool! Built in 1995!
$875,000.
15TH AVE. S.
SOUTH JAX BEACH
Key West style cottage, 2BR/1.5BA,
adorable with huge great room, private
backyard, great for entertaining, Low
maintenance landscaping. $314,900.
2 LOTS EAST OF A1A-PVB
OffSolano Rd. one has small beach cottage,
been remodeled. Take advantage of golf
views or purchase both for your dream
home... Not many like this! 2BR/2BA beach
cottage, $485,000. Additional lot is
$395,000.
JUST STEPS TO THE OCEAN!
3BR, 2BA Home in S. Jax Beach
w/ remodeled kitchen and private backyard
w/ storage shed! Over 1700 sq ft, screened
lanai & more! $689,000!




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Equestrian Property


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5BR, 5.5 BA custom-built home on 5 acres


3,000 sf, 10+ stall barn facility
Open for viewing lpm-4pm on
-April 20, 21 & 22,

by appointment or online at www.pontevedrahorsefarm.com.
All sealed bids held by attorney to be opened April 23, 2007.


MUST SELL
1502 4th Ave., Jax Beach
Updated 4/2, screen porch
deck hot tub, .27 acres
Seller will entertain offers
between $300K $320K
Beach to Penman, left on 4th
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLb
www.15024thave.com
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate.
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY (4/14),
12-3pm, Ft. Caroline, 3/2 w/river view,
open floor plan, new roof in 2005. 3650
Riveredge Drive $239,500,
(904)651-8225.
SELVA NORTE, 3/2 + office, large sunny
lot, wood floors, move-in condition; broker
-owned, $584,500, 465-4503.
ATLANTIC BEACH. Great investment,
tenant occupied. 3BR/1.5BA; Completely
remodeled, carport., $200,000, (904)339-
3084.
BEAUTY IN SO. JAX BEACH
3/2, recently remodeled, great room, up-
graded tile and carpet, Silestone counters,
plantation shutters, French doors to huge
new deck, large fenced backyard, walk-in
closets, new roof, stone fireplace. Minutes
to JTB. $364,990, (904)333-7811 for ap-
pointment.

SAN PABLO Creek home on quiet cul-de-
sac. 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, new paint
and siding, $239K. Call (904)699-8197 for
an appointment.
INVESTORS, IF you are interested in a
prime 4 unit rental property in the heart of
the Mayport Waterfront Partnership Rede-
velopment area I am relocating and in the
unfortunate position of being the motivat-
ed seller. Each unit is 2BR/1BA, rents
easily and the building is priced below'
market value at $332,900. Must close by
June 15. Contact Martin Hamm at
(904)280-2728 for details.

JAX BCH house, 1640 N. 7th St. 2/1, ga-
rage. CH&A, lenced .,..rear--yard.-. patio,-
oresnly palnlea,-K. '( W !ifl'6r 7 A 4 .od
Soceani$289K. (95j-1326- 90,96,wl codp..


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PONTE VEDRA, Sawgrass, Bermuda Ct.
2/2, completely renovated, upgrades-
granite, cabinets, stainless, tile, windows,
paint. $294K. 655-5990.
HOLIDAY HARBOR, 3/2, brick w/double
garage, screened porch, corner lot,
1618sqft., boat/ RV friendly; $269,000,
(904)728-3846.
3BR/2BA HOUSE approx. 2000sf., living
and one car garage, lovely, quiet neigh-
borhood, close to beach and public boat
ramp on intracoastal. Call (321)229-7254
for more details
OAK HARBOR, $239,900, 4/2, 1650sqft.,.
Completely renovated. Area for boat or
RV storage. Below market value, 246-
6337.
HAWKINS COVE, 4/3 home, fenced yard,
sprinkler syst. $360,000. 993-9191.
NEAR GAINESVILLE lake view home on
5 acres, 4/3, 2950sf, built 2002, $439,000
OBO, Independent Brokers & Associates,
247-4333 or 710-3111.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3/2. Recently remod-
eled; French doors to pool; 2 car garage,
fireplace, 100 yds. to NB Elementary,
$399K. (407)491-0001 for appt.
QUEENS HARBOR marsh front, execu-
tive home. 3BR/2.5BA on large .8 acre lot,
Owner/ Realtor, $627,000 or lease
$4500/mo. 612-4232.


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SEASCAPE OCEANFRONT, 2BR/2BA,
approx. 1200sf., $599,900, 568-8923.
NEW WATERFRONT CONDO
South Ponte Vedra Beach
3 Bedrooms 3Baths
Owner sacrifice, $549,000
Call Ms. Kori, 731-3238.
1/1 CONDO, 1st floor, new porcelain tile
floors and bedroom carpet, all season
glassed-in lanai, fireplace, all appliances,
golf course view, garage, clubhouse, pool,
fitness room. Villas. at ML $153,000.
536-6065.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome.
2BR/2BA w/bonus room, new carpet,
CH&A, fenced yard. Near ocenand Han-
na Park. 1158 Songbird, Lane. $117,900.
280-2728 Iv. msg.
OCEAN FRONT
2/1 top floor, corner unit, tiled balcony with
great views. Elevator, pool and storage,
399,900. Owner/ Agent. 887-7053.
PONTE VEDRA, walk to beach, 1/1, water
to golf view, pool, tennis, fitness.
$169,900. (904)608-0962.
WENDY RODGERS with Sell State Per-
formance Realty, 2BR/1BA, great location,
close to base. Owner/ Agent may be will-
ing to finance, $92,000. 571-5517.
INTERCOASTAL ACCESS located in St.
Augustine. New 3/2 condo w/ upgrades.
Visit www.greatcoastalproperites.com
/featured.htm David Peters, Remax
Coastal, 716-2256.
OCEANFRONT 2/2 condo in S. Jax
beach. Furnished, pool, storage, parking.
Consider lease option. $579K. 233-0680.
2/1 PVB CONDO w/garage! Upgrades!
Pool, hot tub, gym, gated community.
Walk to restaurants, stores! $205,000.
424-7396


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ATLANTIC BCH beautiful 3/2, walk to
ocean, newly remodeled, $249,900
993-3226.
ADORABLE BEACH home, 3/2, 1 car car-
port, large backyard for entertaining
w/new swim spa and decking throughout,
sitting on two large city lots, beautiful
oaks. Reduced to $325,000, As Is. 941
Ruth Ave. Motivated seller,(904)338-4303.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 4/2, LR, DR, FR, near
Neptune Bch Elem., 1750sf., 2 car ga-
rage, FP, fenced rear yd., large detached
storage bldg., ref, washer/ dryer, all stay.
Water softener, sec. system, great loca-
tion. Asking $379K. Kevin 343-5697.


NEPTUNE BEACH, all brick, 2236sf.,
7 blocks from ocean, 3BR/2BA. Reduced
$70,000 for quick sale! $369K. Joel
(904)535-5293.


JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, completely re-
modeled, 6 blocks to beach. Huge corner
lot. $300,000. (904)339-3084. Reduced!
Must Sell!
DEEP WATER access. Isle of Palms,
3445 Eunice Rd. Pool, boat lift, 3/2.5, re-
modeled kitchen & bathrooms. Move in
ready. $656,000. (904)703-0254.
2BR 1.5BA townhouse, end unit, in Jax
Bch. 4 blocks to beach. Concrete block,
totally remodeled, marble floors, granite
countertops, new appliances. No associa-
tion fees. $299,000. 993-5853.


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CHECK THIS PRICE! 2BR/2BA PV con-
do. Tennis, pools, golf view, end unit,
loaded amenities, W/D, screened porch.
$195K. Sale or lease- purchase. Spouse
Realtor. Tom (904)465-2020.

JAX BEACH, 1 block to ocean. 2/2 new
condo in Oceans Edge. Many upgrades.
*See buyowner.com ad JAX8964. Reduced
to $419,000, 241-6564.
JAX BEACH- 2/2 condo w/1 car gar.
Ground floor. Split bedrooms. Villas at ML.
$174,900. 1 year HOA dues paid. Call
(904)655-3491. Owner/ agent.
OCEAN FRONT, 2/2, consider lease op-
tion, pool, exercise room, $474,900. Own-
er Agent, 463-7343.
PVB- $212K, gated, 2BR/2BA, lanai,
firepl, top fir, refurb, premo pool & lake
view, bch access, SumHse#107, bldg
next to club & pool, TPC neighbor on A1A.
Barbara (904)220-9407.
OCEANVIEW FURNISHED 1BR/1BA con-
do, consider lease purchase, $325,000,
Vanguard Realty, 463-7343.
PRICE REDUCED 100K MiraVista in-
vestor liquidation, 2674sf. w/garage on
marina. Value $799K. Sell $699K. 40' slip
additional $159K. (904)463-2845. Only
Buyers/ Investors. No .Brokers please.
Equity trade considered.
2BR/ 2.5BA condo completely renovated.
Lg screened patio, frplc., tile floors in com-
mon areas & bathrooms, granite counter-
tops in kitchen & baths. Pool, tennis & rac-
quetball courts, $209,000. 241-2054.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, walk to beach. Below
market value. $199,900. (904)955-0872.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2/1.5 townhome, fire-
place, pool, WDHU, $99,500 firm,
241-8706, 607-9980.


PVB, SAWGRASS Beach Club Villa, new-
ly renovated, $260K. 229-891-1726 or
229-985-1776.
ATLANTIC BEACH
OCEANFRONT
There's only one and we have it!
The Cloister
Choice location.
Spacious 3BR/2BA; newly remodeled
kitchen; beachside covered porch; pool,
private pier. See today! $749,500.
Dunson Real Estate, Inc.
Realtor (904)247-5153
PORTOFINO- PVB, new 3BR/2BA, de-
signer kitchen, screened lanai, lots of
amenities, $649,900. Watson Realty,
B.K. Hartley, Realtor, 612-4232.


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PALM HARBOR homes. Certified Modular
& Mobile Home Specialists. Call for free
color brochure. (800)622-2832.
3BR/2BA, VINYL siding, 5 minutes from
beach. Awesome deal. $13,000.
(904)803-5856.
MOBILE HOME- 1986, 3BR/2BA, 2 decks,
appliances, fresh paint, end skirting, ready
to move in, Beach Blvd area $10,000
571-3261.


SHOPPING CENTER/ Retail for lease,
Mayport Road, 514-1090.
1ST MONTH RENT FREE!
WAREHOUSE AND Office Space for
lease. 3 bays available. 3000sf. WARE-
HOUSE cooled with roll-up door. 5600sf.
WAREHOUSE w/1600sf. office. 7600sf.
WAREHOUSE w/1600sf. office 11000sf.
OFFICE, WAREHOUSE or RETAIL.
Desirable location at the beaches.
(904)993-2222.
OCEANVIEW OFFICE Condo in down-
town Jax Beach. 1554sf. to 3171sf., start
@ $585K. Call Renee L. Baron, Inc.
(904) 242-2821.
BEACHES INTRACOASTAL. Commercial
property with adjoining residential proper-
ty. $187,500, 241-0657
COMMERCIAL 50'X125' lot plus 40'x75'
steel building. 929 12th Ave.S. Jax Bch.
$650,000 OBO. 699-3320.
RENT REDUCED!
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Warehouse for
lease, 3629sf. Close to marina & intra-
coastal waterway. Office included. Com-
pletely fenced, large parking lot.
(770)929-1721, (678)525-0854.



BEACHES
1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.


NIEPTUNE BEACH TOnMnouSe 216-4 Fbii-
ioa. Biva ip,2BR,3.5BA,:ii.?ren equippeded.
WDHU, fenced yard. No pets. $800/mo.
+deposit, credit check. (904)221-5833.
N. JAX BCH- Efficiency, $650/mo.
1BR/1BA, $750/mo. Plus sec. dep., wa-
ter, sewer & pest control incl., 294-7163.
OCEANVIEW, ATLANTIC Beach,
2BR/2BA w/oceanview decks & more!
$1350/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
FURNISHED 1BR efficiency, free util. sat-
ellite, internet. 1/2 block to beach.
'$1000/mo. 318-0044.

ONLY $725/MO.
AVAIL JUNE 1st. at JTB/ Hodges. New
condo, 1BR/ 1BA, $725/mo. 2 pools, 2 ja-
cuzzi's 24hr fitness, tennis, gated com-
munity. Contact 673-6292.
NEPTUNE BEACH
Spacious 2BR/2BA apt. w/balcony over-
looking park. 3 blocks to ocean, newer
carpet/tile/ paint. W/D included. $825/mo.
+security deposit. No pets. 249-6150.
FOR RENT or sale. PVB 3BR 2.5BA TH.
1800+sf. (904)571-8586.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA, new carpet,
good neighborhood. $875/mo. +security
deposit. 246-8532, 249-0119, 535-0593.
SEA OATS APTS. Move-in specials.
2 bedrooms for the price of 1 bedroom.
Call Today! 246-6474.
JAX BEACH- 2BR/2BA condo, just 4 blks
to beach! $1000/mo. All .South Realty,
241-4141.
1BR/ IBA, 223-C Hopkins St., Nep Bch.
$825/mo. 3BR/ 2BA, 1425 9th St. S., Jax
Bch., $1000/mo. Lewis Realty, Inc.
(904)291-7229.

S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-7368, 733-3730.
2-3BR/1BA 2.5 blocks to ocean CH&A,
W/D, $1190/mo 655-5367 or 803-3099
REMODELED 2BR near ocean. CH&A, no
dogs, $895/mo. (904)731-8777.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.


CROSSWORD PUZZLE


NEAR PONTE Vedra, 1 block beach. Best
area, quiet, safe, residential neighbor-
hood. 2BR/1BA lower duplex. New paint,
CH&A, W/D included. No smoking. Small
pet considered. S895/mo., lease deposit.
993-1118.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
LARGE EFFICIENCY, steps to beach,
$500/mo. includes W/D. 463-4217.
ATLANTIC BEACH. Ground floor 1BR
private in-law suite in newer upscale
house. Kitchen, living room, dining area,
washer/dryer, deck, carport, central air,
ceiling fans, cable+ HBO, alarm, central
vac., no smoking, utilities included, 300 ft.
to beach. Small pet OK. $1095/mo.
(904)607-1177.
1/2 MONTH FREE
S. Jax Bch/ PVB Townhome- JTB & A1A,
2BR/2BA, $950/mo., tennis & pool, nice
yard. Available March 20th. 904-229-
9118.
2BR 1BA, WDHU, no smoking, no pets,
$875/mo, $300/dep. 247-1935.
OCEANSIDE, NEW 3BR/2BA oceanview
condo! Just steps to ocean! $1950/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH townhome, 2BR/2BA,
newly renovated, privatepaatio, WDHU,
minutes to base. $1000/mo. +$1000/dep.
904-571-5517.
PALM VALLEY COTTAGE
1BR, private and quiet. $750/mo. +utilities,
$400/security deposit. Water and trash &
use of W/D. No dogs. 285-2020.
PV BEACH Summer House. 2BR/1.5BA,
adjacent to pool, $1300/mo. Avail May 15.
Small pets welcome. (904)280-3138,
or (917)628-5051.
PONTE VEDRA townhouse, 2BR/2BA,
lakeview, screened porch, fireplace, W/D.
$1050/mo. +$1050/dep. 904-571-5517.
JAX BCH near ocean 1BR unfurnished
apt., lease, references, $750mo, 222 4th
Ave. So., 221-4134, 703-5518.

NEWLY REMODELED Duplex,
2BR/2.5BA, Jax Beach, no smoking.
$940/mo. +deposit. Small pets ok.
220-5797.
BEST DEAL- 2/2 deluxe upstairs unit. Nep
Bch. Cov. parking, huge balcony. laundry
room, upgraded appliances, game room.
$1045/mo., $750 deposit. Small pets con-
sidered. 616-3580 or 710-3355.
2BR/ 1BA duplex in Atl Bch. WDHU,
$750/mo. Call (904)803-9862.
JAX BEACH townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
1000sf., WDHU, CH&A, tile floors through-
out, fenced yard, pets ok w/deposit.
$1100/mo., includes lawn maintenance,
887 8th Ave. South, (904)608-6678.
JAX BEACH, 1BR apt. downstairs,
$550/mo.; 1st & last month's rent required.
Please call Mark, 349-2364 or 246-3438
after 6pm for details.
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AAAH BEAUTY ocean front luxury,
2BR/2BA, pool, sauna, fitness,
$1675/mo., 1-800-758-7658.
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, 207 15th St.,
2BR/1BA, CH&A, 1 block to ocean,
$1000/mo., ref's. 246-6194, 249-3636.
NEPTUNE 2/1 Townhouse, 2 blocks
ocean, new carpet & appliances, 1000sf,
water and garage included, $1300/mo +
$500 dep., senior/ military discount, 300
Bay Street and 920 2nd St. 708-0731.
1.5 BLOCKS to ocean,. 1st Ave. S. 1BR,
CH&A, no pets, $750/mo. 891-0606.
3BR/2BA doublewide, lot 158 Admiral's
Walk. Possible rent to own. 2268 Mayport
Rd. $820/mo. $600/dep. Call Doug
571-5083.
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.
NEPTUNE, LARGE 3BR/1.5BA, walk to
oean, la 4 1rJk, W-)DHU. No
pdts.$130U/rh 307 -2 41,22-5211.
JAX BEACH. Oceanview. Renovated.
Hardwood floors, Dishwasher, CH&A.
1BR/1BA, $700/mo. to $1000/Imo.
(904)859-1301, (904)553-1354.


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

Reduced! $539,000 will co-op
Call Steve 246-9915








Seller Says Sell It Now!

Beachside Townhome
3/3.5, 2347 Sq Ft
Appraised for $650,000
Opening Bid $489,000
Open Sat 04/21 & Sun 04/22 12:00-5:00pm
Highest Bid Subject to Seller Approval
For More Details 24/7 Call 1-866-732-1233 ID# 3335
www.PabloRun.com
Offered by Edgewater Companies, Inc.


1BR Apartment, 2
$650/mo. 249-6748.


blocks from beach


We're almost full...Come See Why!

1, 2 & 3 Bedroom

starting at $685

Walk to the Ocean,

Schools, & Shopping

SClubhouse, 3 Pools, Balconies

"Ask about our specials!"


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1BR UPSTAIRS Apt. Hardwood floors. No
pets. $575/mo. includes water. 315 15th
Ave. N., Jax Beach. 221-5638.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Main St., 2BR/1.5BA,
CH&A, f/p, WDHU, dishwasher, $900/mo.,
891-0606.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave. South,
1 BR/ BA. $685/mo (904)891-0606.



NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St.,, large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.
PONTE VEDRA. 3BR/2BA, w/great room
& garage. Large fenced backyard, patio.
On cull-de-sac. Newly renovated.
$1350/mo.:343-0161.
OAK HARBOR, 3BRI 2BA:'CH&A. ullht%
room, 2571 Monlreal St Credil checl.
$1000/mo.1 -888-259-0783.
ATL BCH/ MAYPORT/ OAK HARBOR
1123 SEBAGO AVE. SO.- ALL NEW,
3BR/2BA, TILE/CARPET,
SCREEN PORCH, CARPORT,
FENCED YARD, YEAR LEASE,
$1300/mo.
612-8868, 631-3583.
ICW- GATELY Oaks Subdivision.
4BR/2BA w/2 car- garage. Hardwood
floors, granite countertops, large fenced
yard, screened porch, sep. laundry rm,
cul-de-sac, convenient to schools..
$1550/mo. +deposit. 904-233-2571.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 508 18th Ave. N.
Large, fenced yard, lawn service, close to
schools. $1200/mo. +dep. 333-5101.


ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1BA, blocks to
beach, town center, & school. Renovated,
new tile throughout. $1330/mo. Includes
water, garbage, sewage. (904)704-1828
PONTE VEDRA 4BR/3BA, 2000sf. new
carpet & appl, $1595/mo. (904)477-0148.
LUXURIOUS TOWNHOME
Jax Beach, 197 & 199 11th Ave. N.
1905sf. Block from ocean. 3BR/3.5BA,
garage/ yard. $1950/mo. (904)318-2121.
WATERFRONT, ISLE of Palms. Deep wa-
ter, floating dock, 3BR 2BA. Super clean!
Big yard w/ awesome views. No houses in
front or back. No smoking or pets. 1900sf.
$2200/mo. 993-1979.
FLORENTINE SUBDIVISION, 3/2.5,
ready to move-in. $1400/mo. 333-8880.
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
rage off San Pablo! Convenient to
schools! $1200/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. 1BR/1BA, all tile.
$699/mo.+ deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave.
South. 534-2120.
ATL BCH, the perfect beach house, walk
to ocean, very spacious. Newly remodeled
3BR+ bonus room, 2BA, Ig kit., frplc.,
walk in closet, DW, WDHU. Avail. now!
$1650/mo. 904-993-9283.


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ATLANTIC BEACH
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, clean
and move in ready, balcony, 2BReNWDHU,
fenced yard, great parking. $975/mo.
280-2805.
IMMACULATE 2BR/1.5BA, 2 blocks to
beach. $1200/mo. +$1200/sec. dep. No
pets. No smoking. Call 463-7020, 249-
3967.

WALK TO BEACH
2/1 townhouse, W/D included, CH&A, ce-
ramic tile, approx. 900sf. 404 13th Ave. S.,
Jax Bch., No pets. $850/mo, $850/sec.
dep. (904)343-9908.
JAX BEACH. 2/1 Upper. 7 blocks Ocean,
CH&A, WDHU, $850/mo.+ $500/dep: Mili-
tr/ .S nior, cjisgount. No dogs. 710 2nd

NORThI.4 A iBedch. 2BR, -$725/mo
1 block to Ocean. Pool. No pets.
(904)249-5368.


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Jacksonville Beach Cottage

1858 Arden Way
3 Bedroom, 2 bath, 1,526 sq. ft. stylish -
beach cottage includes living and
family room with fireplace, all wood .4
floors, upgraded kitchen, lush gardens,
private covered patio with jazuzzi and lots
of entertaining space.
MLS# 348449 $309,000 '


The Aloha Cottage in Atlantic Beach

S 231 Seminole Road
The cutest beach cottage available for sale
S in Atlantic Beach. 3 Bedrooms, 2 baths,
Swood floors, front porch and back covered
patio with a privacy fence. A touch of the
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Unfurnished Homes Ponte Vedra Landing PV 3BR/2BA, home Unfurnished Condos
Azalea Point- PV5BR/3BA, two story home w/open floor plan, 2 car garage, tile, new Summer House PV
w/sunroom, great water views, club pool, carpet, fenced backyard. $1400/mo. Recently renovated, fireplace, amenities.
tennis. $2800/mo. The Fountains PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse 1BR/1BA, two story end unit. $875/mo.
S 430 9th Avenue N. JB 3BR/2.5BA, two w/wood floors,new carpet, enclosed tiled 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor. $950/mo.
1 story home w/pool, fenced yard, hardwood porch, lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. Palms at Marsh Landing JB
floors, 2 car garage. $2195/mo. Intracoastal West Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
SBR/1BA. 3rd floor with garage. $850/mo..
Sawmill Lakes PV 4BR/3BA, home has Bishop's Court Hodges 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, vaulted
covered lanai, lake views, private comer lot, 1BR/1BA, ground floor, large end unit, ceilings. $1050/mo.
2 car garage. $2150/mo. water views, all appliances, amenities. $800/ 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/garage. $1075/mo.
38 17th Street AB 3BR/2.5BA, steps to mo. 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top/end unit. $1300/mo.
ocean, newly renovated, 3 story townhouse Overlook Southside Grand Cay Villas PV 2BR/2BA, 3rd floor
% w/garage, wood floors, balconies. $1850/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/new carpet & paint, w/cathedral ceilings, screened porch, great ,
S2212 S. Ocean Drive JB 3BR/3BA, 3 story upgrades, porch, amenities. $975/mo. amenities. $975/mo.
townhouse, 1 car garage, wood decks w/ocean Lakecrest Southside 2BR/2BA, ground The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor, east
views. $1795/mo. floor w/attached garage, screened porch, ofA1A, garage, tile floors, new carpet and paint.
SFiddlers Marsh PV 3BR/2BA, home on private views. $995/mo. $1100/mo.
Slake w/screened porch, east of A1A, vaulted Point Meadows Place Gate Pkwy The Villas at Marsh Landing JB
ceilings, 2 car garage. $1750/mo. 3BR/2BA. Newer top floor condos, porch, 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/private garage, 0
; 132 Ilth Ave S.- JB 3BR/3.5BA, spacious 3 elevator, preserve views, amenities, carport. screened porch, wood floors, amenities. $1100/
story townhouse w/many balconies, garage. $1100/mo mo.
S$1650/mo. Brightwater Gate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end Furnished Condo
Solano Cay PV 3BR/2.5BA, two story home unit townhouse, screened porch, attached Ocean (rande SPV 3BR/3BA, 2nd floor
w/2 car garage, comm. pool, 1710sqft, screened garage, club pool. $1200/mo. luxury condo, garage, tile floors, elevators,
Sporch. $1600/mo. Sutton Lakes Kernan 3BR/2BA newer screened porch. $3200/mo.
SSandy Oaks PV 3BR/2 BA, home w/wood home w/comm. pool, garage, tile floors,
deck, hardwood floors, 2 car garage, cathedral vaulted ceilings. $1300/mo.
ceilings. $1600/mo. ceilings. 1300/mo. REMAX Coastal Real Estate
ceilings. $1600/mo. Old Mill Branch (ate Pkwy 5BR/3.5BA, Property Mangement
S2033 Sandpiper Pt. NB 3BR/2BA, home newer two story home, screened porch and (800)299-5616 (904)285-5640
has screened lanai, deck. new carpet & paint, balcony, 3353 sqft, fenced yard. $2650/mo. www.rentthbeaches.com
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PONTE VEDRA Beach, 2/2, garage,
screened deck with jacuzzi overlooking la-
goon, S1325/mo., 285-9884.
OCEAN VIEWS, 2BR/1BA with office.
DW, WDHU, 2 car garage. 111 Palm PI.,
Neptune Beach. No smokers. S1500/mo.
247-6724.
LAKEFRONT, 3/2, by JTB, available 4/28.
$1425/mo. Call 463-4217.
SOUTH PONTE Vedra, luxury, furnished
townhome w/elevator. 4BR/4BA. 2800sf.
w/garage. $2500/mo. Available 8/1. Call
(904)607-6154.
JAX BCH, 3BR/ 2BA, newly remodeled.
Super clean! 4 blocks to beach, fenced
yard, 1500sf. No smoking or pets. 509 7th
Ave. N. $1500/mo. 993-1979.
BEAUTIFUL ICW, 5/3, nice gated com-
munity, located on cul-de-sac. 3900sf.,
furnished or unfurnished, $2995/mo. Pets
negotiable.
www rentjacksonvillebeach.com #127
962-5332.
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.
4BR/2BA 4151 Tradewinds Dr.,
$1495/mo. $1000/dep. 241-RENT or
733-3730
PONTE VEDRA, 3/2/1, patio, fence. Cozy
and Cute. $1195/mo. 318-8644.
3BR/2BA +BONUS Room. 526 14th Ave.
N.. Jax Beach. $1395/mo. 247-1484,
247-8727.
S. JAX BEACH, 3/2 w/pool, outdoor kitch-
en. tile floors, and 2 car garage. Walk to
beach. Short or long term lease.
$1800/mo. includes pool & lawn care.
(904)868-9684.
JAX BEACH- near ocean, 3BR/1BA.
Lease, references required. 218 4th Ave.
South. $1195/mo. (904)221-4134, 703-
5518
ATLANTIC BCH, 3BR/2BA, SFH, walk to
beach, fireplace, garage, screened-in front
porch, CH&A. $1600/mo. 504-2916.
WEST BEACHES, lakefront, 3/2, 2400sf,
2/car garage,completely renovated, fire-
place, garden tub, backyard overlooks
beautiful nature preserve, $1950/mo.
962-2017.
NEPTUNE BEACH. 3 Blocks to Ocean.
3BR/1BA, washer/dryer plus lawn service.
$1450/mo.+ deposit. 270-0499.
PONTE VEDRA, 3/2/1, large fenced yard.
No smoking. Pets possible. $1250/mo.
273-5137 or 993-3858.
SAWGRASS, 3/2 updated, 2 car yard
near golf course, pool, park, $1900/mo.,
742-0685.
PONTE VEDRA, Sawgrass, Bermuda Ct.
2/2. completely renovated, upgrades-
granite, cabinets, stainless, tile, windows,
paint. $1350/mo. lease/ purchase.
655-5990. /
PONTE VEDRA 3/2, 2 car garage, all ap-
pliances including washer/ dryer. Close to
beach and schools. Available immediately
$1300/mo. (904)333-8947
JAX BEACH. Rent to own. Large
3BR/2BA. New roof & paint. Huge master
suite, fended yard, garage. 912 Penman
Rd., 710-8083.
PONTE VEDRA BY THE SEA 3BR
(Large Master Suite w/walk-in closet, 2nd
& 3rd BR have large closets), 2BA, Formal
Dining, Study w/built-in desk, shelves and
file cabinets, Family Room w/gas fire-
place, Laundry Room, Lanai: Approxi-
mately 2000sf. of living space on a corner
lot. $2500/mo. 904-280-5135.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, Spacious 4/2
w/great room, fireplace, private yard, great
neighborhood, 1.5 mile walk to beach.
$1600/mo 322-7306.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse,
3BR/2.5BA, 1/2 blk to beach access, s/s
refrigerator and DW, W/D, microwave,
fireplace, CH&A, 3 car parking, decks on
all stories, $1800/mo. 673-7863.
ICW PABLO ISLAND, 3/3, 53' dock,
screened porch, $2500/mo., 992-7210,.
GREAT HOME: 3BR/2BA, large, screened
porch, fenced backyard, pets considered.
$1290/mo. (lawn care discount provided).
(904)612.4004
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
SO. JAX BEACH
2/1 duplex, upper unit $1250/mo.
CONSTITUTION COVE
3/2, 1 car gar., 1700sf, $1495/mo.
PONTE VEDRA
BELLEZA
2/2, immaculate $1195/mo.
THE PALMS
2/2, 1 car gar., $1250/mo.
ICW
WINDSOR CHASE
4/2, 2000sf, $1395/mo., avail 5/15.
GATELY OAKS
4/2, 2000sf, $1350/mo., avail. 5/15.
CARRINGTON PLACE
4/2, 2 car gar., $1495/mo. Avail 5/1.
BLACKHAWK BLUFF
3/2.5, 2 car gar., $1450/mo.
CROSS CREEK LANDING
4/2, 2 car gar., 2000sf $1350/mo.
ARBOR POINT
3/2, 2 car gar., 1600sf, $1095/mo.
month lease only.
ASHLEY WOODS
4/2, 2 car gar., $1475/mo. Avail 6/1.
4/3, $1450/mo.
HAWKINS COVE
4/2, $1395/mo.
SUTTON LAKES
3/2, 2 car gar., $1195/mo. avail 4/25.
3/2, 2 car gar., $1200/mo.
KERNAN FOREST
3/2.5, 1 car gar., $1025/mo.
ARLINGTON.
NORTH HAMPTON
3/2.5, 1933sf, $1450/mo., avail. 6/1.
MERRILL PINES
3/2, $895/mo. Avail. 5/25.
3/2, $1025/mo.
SOUTHLAND- OFF UNIVERSITY
3/2 house, $895/mo.
MANDARIN
4/2, 2400sf, $1395/mo. incl. lawn service.
Avail 5/15.
NORTH JACKSONVILLE
MARSH WINDS
3/2, 1643sf, $1350/mo.
VICTORIA LAKES
4/2, $1300/mo.
3/2, 2000sf, $1275/mo.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.
www.homefinder.net


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ATLANTIC BEACH, 2/1.5 townhome, fire-
place, pool, WDHU, $780/mo + security.
No pets or smoking., 241-8706, 607-9980.
MARA VISTA, Atlantic Blvd. on Intracoast-
al Waterway New luxury 3/3, 2100sf con-
do. Kitchen w/granite, stainless steel ap-
pliances & 42" cabinets. Oversized rooms,
large closets, huge screened lanai &
peaceful views. 1st floor w/backyard. All
appliances included. Garage w/storage.
Intracoastal waterfront, gated community
w/pool & fitness center. Minutes to Beach/
Southside for easy commute to work,
malls & restaurants. 40' boat slip availa-
ble. $1695/mo., water included. (904)881-
0895.
MARSH LANDING, luxury, spacious,
3BR/2BA, newly renovated, lake view, ga-
rage, gated, pool, jacuzzi, fitness,
$1295/mo., 303-3936.
3BR/2BA SOUTHSIDE; II Villagio;
$1250/mo. Call (904)249-2840.
SPACIOUS IMMACULATE townhouse
condo, PVB, 3BR/2.5BA, tiled designer
white kitchen and bath, all new G. E. ap-
pliances, new carpet, LR/DR opens to
tiled lanai. Amenities. Separate storage
area! No pets/ no smoking. $1200/mo,
lease/ purchase avail. 571-8449.
3BR/3BA LUXURIOUS; Ponte Vedra
Beach; $2000/mo. Call (904)249-2840.
PVB, 2BR/1.5BA TH Very clean & nice.
$995/mo. Avail 5/1. (904)662-7362.


2/1 PVB CONDO w/garage. Upgrades,
balcony, pool, hot tub, walk to TPC
course, restaurants, stores; $1200/mo.
424-7396.
2BR/2BA, SUMMER HOUSE, upgraded
model unit, across from clubhouse.
$1000/mo. Bruce Maguire (904)669-3059.

2BR/ 2.5BA condo completely renovated.
Lg screened patio, frplc., tile floors in com-
mon areas & bathrooms, granite counter-
tops in kitchen & baths. Pool, tennis & rac-
quetball courts. $1050/mo. 241-2054.
OCEAN FRONT, Jax Beach; 1/1, no pets,
no smoking, completely furnished,
(904)692-2668.
PVB/ OCEAN LINKS 3/2 w/garage,
1600sf, ground floor, end unit, all ameni-
ties, $1350/mo. 273-8923.

MARINA SAN PABLO
BRAND NEW, 3BR/3.5BA, looking over
Intracoastal.. Reasonable rent for a quick
move. (904)955-1357.
PV BCH- 1BR/Den/1BA, gated, luxury
condo in great loc. Pool/ clubhe/ fitness
center, W/D included, storage area, 2nd
floor. $850/mo. 285-5064 after 5pm.
THE PALMS, 2BR/ 2BA, first floor, gated/
pool, fitness center, $1095/mo. 993-5853.
NEW CONDO, South Jax Beach, steps to
ocean. W/D, granite countertops, large
1BR w/office, ground floor. All amenities.
$1350/mo. (904)386-5008.
JARDIN DE MER Condo, Jax Bch,
New 3/2, 1500sf. Ground floor, blinds &
fans thru-out, frplc., garage. Non-smoker.
$1300/mo. Call Barbara (818)523-2526.
PONTE VEDRA BCH Ocean Links,
2BR/2BA 1st floor, all amenities.
$1075/mo. Avail 4/30. (904)728-2003.
EXECUTIVE RENTAL (BEACHES)
Fully furnished, 2BR/2BA, all inclusive
(electric, cable). Short/Long term.
$1500/mo. 535-3911.
SUMMER HOUSE, 1BR/1BA 5 star amen-
ities in PVB. $800/mo. All appliances in-
cluded. Call (904)234-5507.
ATLANTIC BCH, 3BR/1.5BA, split level,
eat in kitchen, WDHU, new carpet,
$895/mo, $895 deposit. (904)571-5517.
BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA townhome, blocks
from beach in gated Summerhouse com-
munity, Ponte Vedra. IMMACULATE con-
dition. AAA+ amenities. $1200/mo. Call
(904)347-9623.


3/2, POOL, patio, laundry, ground floor,
1/2 block from ocean in AB. Avail. 8/1.
$1600/mo. 247-1049 or 608-4325.
ATLANTIC BEACH, oceanfront 2/1 town-
house. Great views. Available now!
$1650/mo, annual lease. Cloister 3/2 fur-
nished, available Junel, $1850 +tax, mini-
mum 3 months.Dunson Real Estate, Inc.
Realtor (904)247-5153.
PALMS AT Marsh Landing- 2BR/2BA:
Upgraded unit, garage, lake view, fire-
place, vaulted ceiling, $1100/mo. 904-613-
7605. TMI Real Estate Group, LLC.
VILLA'S, 3/2, garage, water/ marsh views,
available 5/1; $1250/mo. 359-3102, 534-
5480. '
PONTE VEDRA Condo! 2BR/2BA (both
masters). Beautiful upgrades. 2nd floor,
on lake. Belleza ,swim/ tennis. (404)218-
1689. $1100/mo. Reduced deposit.
OCEANFRONT FURNISHED 2/2, pool,
consider lease option. $1850/mo.
463-7343.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, walk to beach, short-term
lease. avail. $950/mo. (904)955-0872.
MARSH LANDING/ The Palms, 2/2
$1150. Ponte Vedra/ Ocean Grove 2/2
$995. 2/2, $1095. Garage unit $100. Jax
Beach/ Northshore 3/2, 7th floor condo,
Ocean View, $2800. Realty Executives
.Ponte Vedjra (904)249-7676, pressJ2,.. ,L
PVB, 2BR/2BA, 1st floor, gated, lake view,
resort amenities. (904)273-5195.
AB, NEWLY remodeled 2BR/2BA w/
screen porch,, W/D, $1400/mo includes
water, garbage, cable and maintenance
fees. Susan, 868-6957
AVAILABLE NOWI
Brand New Condos East of A1A
1/1 from $1200.mo. 2/2 from $1400/mo.
3/2 from $1600/mo. All W/great amenities.
Call Kathryn at (904)509-1039.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2.5BA condo, FP,
includes W/D, pool, etc. 1 year. $900/mo.
No pets, 221-6037.
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA, Atlantic Blvd @
the Intracoastal Waterway. 3/4BR, 3.5BA,
approximately 2700sf. w/marina view. Re-
sort style living. $2450/mo. Includes 1-car
garage, water, sewer, cable, pool, spa,
clubhouse, health club. Marina Walk, gat-
ed community marsh and marina views.
40' boat slip available. Call 463-2845.
PONTE VEDRA- Grand Cay 2/2 1st floor.
No stairs, W/D, all amenities, gated,
$1085/mo. (904)994-2825.
PVB, 1BR/1BA. Elegantly furnished. Steps
to Ocean. Garage, $1600/mo. 708-4022.


OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $500 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www.rentjacksonvillebeach.com
OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
(904)249-8269.
ATLANTIC BCH, 1/2 block to ocean, fur-
nished 3BR/ 2BA ground floor, pool.
608-4325.
ST.AUGUSTINE BEACH
Rent me for the TPC or another week this
summer. Oceanside, 2/2 condo in beauti-
ful Ocean Gallery. Full amenities, waterfall
view. 300 ft. to ocean. Call (904)249-2037.


ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA, Jax Beach.
$550/mo +deposit, includes utilities
(904)249-1890.
N. ATLANTIC Beach/ Spectacular Ocean-
front, THE BLUFFS. SHARE huge 2500sf
luxurious tri-level home. Furnished;
3decks, private garden & entries, private
prkg. Huge pool, wooded & secluded .
$950/mo incl. private Id. tel., util., platinum
cable, wireless HS networking. 12 mos
lease. Will consider short term @incr. rent.
Avail. now, 716-4232.


; .
PONTE VEDRA Beach Condo. Beautiful,
3BR/2.5BA, East of AIA. $600/mo. in-
cludes utilities. 434-9915,.
ROOMMATE. KERNAN/ ATLANTIC. Nice
3BR/2BA house, washer/dryer. $485/mo.
includes utilities/cable. 568-2157.
$450/MO SHARE 4BR/ 2BA house, pool,
washer/ dryer, kitchen privileges.
733-7033.
ROOMMATE WANTED, PVB, private
bath. $450/mo. includes everything. Im-
mediate occupancy. 904-534-3732.

IN .I 9.. I"
MIRA VISTA Looking for roommate to
share new condo. Must be clean, neat.
$650/mo.+ 1/3 utilities, & fees, 463-2845.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/1.5BA, renovated,
8 miles ocean. Non-smoker. $550/mo. in-
cludes utilities. Scott 904-403-7389.



TWO OFFICE suites on Atlantic Blvd. in
Atlantic Beach, 1100sf.- $1600/mo. &
1600sf- $2100/mo. Call 247-6565 for appt.

IEXEC- INTERNET Executive Offices.
New in Neptune Beach- furnished or un-
furnished offices with phone, internet,
printer access, mail, voice mail. Contact
Jim 249-4292.


COMMERCIAL' MEDICAL. 1136sf., end
unit in East Park office complex. St. Johns
Bluff Rd. and Beach Blvd. 904-535-7018.
PROFESSIONAL OFFICE building in
Neptune Beach, 3 story, 8000sqft., eleva-
tor; 10ft. ceiling, wetbars, oak floors, stain
reeded glass office doors, 5 bathrooms.
Will lease separate floors. Lawyers dream
office!. Tom, 568-4920
FULLY EQUIPPED OFFICE- Phone sys-
tem, desk, chairs, conference table.
Ready to move in!. Jonathan 866-6937.



BEST RETAIL LOCATION
On 3rd Street Jax Beach. Excellent park-
ing, will subdivide, call for info, 993-1118.


BEAUTIFUL CATS to loving, approved
home. Call 537-0810, leave message.
FREE TO good home 2yr old Boston Ter-
rier. Female, spade, All shots current.
Good with children. 247-5182, 803-6560.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
DOGA CLASS, April 14th at 10am in
the Bull Memorial Park. RSVP at
www.dogadog.com


TWO BEAUTIFUL, Breedable, Cockatiels
w/27"x19" cage $150. Need family that will
show them love and attention. Call
710-0112.
GREEN SEVERE MACAW, 2yr. old w/big
metal. cage on wheels. $400. 379-4469.


NOTICE OF ACTION

BEFORE THE BOARD OF NURSING
IN RE: The license to practice nursing of
Barbara Moore, R.N.
1203 West 31st Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32209
CASE NO.: 2006-04012
LICENSE NO.: RN 2007922
The Department of Health has filed an Ad-
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy
of which may be obtained by contacting,
Heidi M. Maynard, Assistant General
Counsel, Prosecution Services Unit, 4052
Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee
Florida 32399-3265, (850)245-4640.
If no contact has been made by you con-
cerning the above by May 2, 2007, the
matter of the Administrative Complaint will
be presented at an ensuing meeting of the
Board of Nursing in an informal proceed-
ing.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the individual or
agency sending this notice not later than
seven days prior to the proceeding at the
address given on the notice. Telephone:
(850)245-4640, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or
1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay
Service.
BL 3/28, 4/4, 4/11,4/18/07


AKC DOBERMAN puppies; tails docked, BEFR THE BOARD OF MASSAGE
black/ rust, HC, $950, Don, 945-4044 THE


LOST DOG- black male, medium size;
curled up tail; had collar & tags, possibly
dragging long tether. Named "Bogie"
270-8545.
HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.


IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com
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DIVORCE $275-$350. Covers children,
etc. Only one signature required! Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays (800)462-2000
ext.600. (8am-6pm) Alta Divorce, LLC.
Established 1977.



NOTICE OF ACTION

BEFORE THE BOARD OF Emergency
Medical Services

IN RE: The license to practice Emergency
Medical Services of
Harold Riley
4414 Trenton Drive South
Jacksonville, FL 32209
CASE NO.: 200612253

LICENSE NO.: 58170 (EMT)
The Department of Health has filed an Ad-
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy
of which may be obtained by contacting,
Reginald Dixon, Assistant Attorney Gener-
al, Office of the Attorney General, PL01,
The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-
1050, (850)414-3300.
If no contact has been made by you con-
cerning the above by May 2, 2007, the
matter of the Administrative Complaint will
be presented at an ensuing meeting of the
Board of Emergency Medical Services in
an informal proceeding.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the individual or
agency sending this notice not later than
seven days prior to the proceeding at the
address given on the notice. Telephone:
(850)414-4706, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or
1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay
Service.
BL 3/28, 4/4, 4/11,4/18/07


IN RE: The license to practice massage
therapy
Johnathan E. Warrick, L.M.T.
1680-35 Dunn Avenue
Jacksonville, Florida 32218
CASE NO.: 2005-70366
LICENSE NO.: MA 41096

The Department of Health has filed an Ad-
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy
of which may be obtained by contacting,
S.J. DiConcilio, Assistant General Coun-
sel, Prosecution Services Unit, 4052 Bald
Cypress Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee
Florida 32399-3265, (850)245-4640.
If no contact has been made by you con-
cerning the above by May 16, 2007, the
matter of the Administrative Complaint will
be presented at an ensuing meeting of the
Board of Massage Therapy in an informal
proceeding.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the individual or
agency sending this notice not later than
seven days prior to the proceeding at the
address given on the notice. Telephone:
(850)245-4640, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or
1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay
Service.

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PROGRAM ASSISTANT, USO Mayport.
Immediate opening P/T, some evenings
and Saturdays required..Neat appear-
ance, pleasant personality and strong
knowledge of military lifestyle required.
Familiarity w/Jacksonville and surrounding
areas a plus.- Please fax resume including
references to 904-542-5214
SPANISH TEACHER, '07-'08 at Discov-
ery Montessori School 20/hrs/wk. Seek
experienced, energetic & organized per-
son w/ degree. Send cover letter &
resume to clane@dmsonline.org or call
247-4577.
ARE YOU GOOD WITH CHILDREN?
Local church needs you. PT childcare
workers needed. 5-10 hours/ week. Fax
resume 221-9191 or call Casey 221-1700
to apply.
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-
quired. Please fax resume and references
to (904)246-3778. No phone calls please.
P/T CHILD Care needed for my 6 year old
daughter. ICW/ Beaches. 2-3 nights per
week. 904-314-2996.
PROFESSIONAL CUSTOMER Service
Representative needed. Weekend days
only. Excellent pay and work atmosphere.
Contact Irene at 493-5245.

NOTICE TO READERS
HELP WANTED classifications in this
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current job openings. No fees may be
charged to the prospective employee. Ads
for self-employment or business opportu-
nities appear under the Business Opportu-
nities category. Ads which may require
payment of fees for employment informa-
tion, guidance or training may appear un-
der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiser ask for a fee or if the advertiser
is offering a product or service rather than
a job opening, please notify The Beaches
Leader, 249-9033.
P/T SALES Assistant needed for new tan-
ning salon. Must be outgoing, reliable,
flexible and willing to work nights and
weekends. Fill out an application online at
www.NorthShoreTanningAtTheBeach.com
Go to About Us page or call 235-9529.
EXPERIENCED RECEPTIONIST for eve-
nings and every other Saturday. Opening
ASAP, busy hair salon, computer and
phone skills a must. Apply within: Dirty
Blonde Salon, 2409 S. Third St. JB.
NOW HIRING all positions FTT & P/T for
all stores. Apply in person at any Al's Piz-
za. or fax resume to 904-241-3108.
DO YOU like children? Are you nurturing,
patient and kind? Christ Episcopal Church
San Pablo needs additional staff to work
in the nursery on Sunday mornings and
other events as needed. Contact Leila
Quinlan at 285-7390, ext. 246 to schedule
an interview. EOE/ DFWP.

TEACHER'S ASSISTANT needed in the
Toddler Room. Call 246-0433.


HONEST, HARD working Housekeeper/
Moms Assistant- Flexible hrs. 15-20 hours
per week. All aspects of maintaining a
home. Organization a must. Some duties
include cleaning/ laundry/ organizing. Pay
negotiable. Experience preferred, referen-
ces & background check a must.
(904)887-3394.
PART-TIME ACCOUNTING
PART-TIME PONTE Vedra, AR Clerk po-
sition. Must have AR experience to in-
clude collections. Requires fast learner
and well organized. Email resume to:
khorne@cntre.com EOE
BEACHES CHURCH is seeking Nursery
Attendant to provide care for infants to 3
yr. olds on Sunday mornings 8:45am-
12:30pm and Wednesday evenings 5:30-
8:30pm. $10/hr. References, CPR training
and some experience required. Apply in
person at 2125 Ocean Front, Neptune
Beach, 246-2010.
GOLF PRO SHOP ATTENDANT: Beach
Private Club. P/T, experience preferred.
Golf privileges. DFWP. Call 246-3144 or
email accounting@selvamarna.com
MASSAGE THERAPIST to work in chiro-
practic office. Wed. & Thurs. afternoons &
some Sat. mornings. Must be licensed.
Fax resume to 246-8105.

NURSES (RN OR LPN)
Weekends, 7pm to 7am and 7am to
7pm, at a Premier Retirement Commun-
ity Health Center. Applications available
at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to
(904)246-9447; email to: jobs@fleetland-
ing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
KITCHEN COORDINATOR for Ponte Ve-
dra Senior Center, 30 hours per week.
Call Ruthie, 823-4819.


BATHROOM TECHS
Self motivated, fast moving, flexible, multi-
task person. Must be able to follow di-
rections. Reliable transportation a must.
6pm-10:30pm, or later. Call Debbie after
2pm. 285-3400, ext. 3352. DFWP.
DRIVER
Part time Driver (weekends only) at our
premier retirement community. Must have
ability to help set-up and/ or break-down
for special events. Must have flexible
schedule and have a C CDL Passenger
Endorsement License. Come join a great
team! Excellent benefits. Applications at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd. Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to
904-246-9447; e-mail to jobs@fleetland-
ing.com. Website: fleetlanding.com. EOE/
Drug Free Workplace.
CLERICAL & child care position open for
in home business. 15-20 hrs per week.
998-8360.
DRIVER
Part time Driver (evenings) at our premier
retirement community. Must have ability to
help set-up and/ or break-down for special
events. Must have flexible schedule and
have a C CDL Passenger Endorsement
License. Come join a great team! Excel-
lent benefits. Applications at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.
Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-9447;
e-mail to jobs@fleetlanding.com. Web-
site: fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug Free
Workplace.



2 CAR Washers needed ASAP 11463
Saints Rd. Beaches/ Carey Limosine. Call
Robert 221-5466 or Irene 493-5245.
CNAS & LPNS
Nursefinders Home Care has immediate
openings for CNAs in St. Johns County.
Don't wait, call today (904)399-8021.
Flexible hours
direct deposit
credit union
medical benefits.
Nursefinders Staffing has immediate
openings for LPNs in nursing homes in St.
Johns County. Call us today (904)946-
0500


ASSISTANT NEEDED for busy stylist,
nights and Saturdays, a must. 241-8072.
Ask for Elayne.
NEEDED TWO full time Line Cooks; must
know how to saute, grill, prep, and fry.
Contact Kim or Curtis, 241-8221.


DESKTOP SUPPORT 1 year experience.
MCP or A+ preferred. Email resume to
itsupport@mmcor.com or fax to
904-280-2862.


PERSONAL ASSISTANT, phone, comput-
er, Quickbooks, 8:30-5, Mon.-Fri. Fax re-
sume and references to (904)242-2657.
DAILY'S
MANAGEMENT & CUSTOMER Service
Reps. Immediate openings, flexible sched-
ules. Call Job Line 596-3266.
CITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH
POLICE PATROL OFFICER
Must have current law enforcement certifi-
cation acceptable to the State of FL and
be eligible to complete Florida training and
certification within 6 months of hire.
$16.75/hr.; $670/wk.; $34,840/yr. + bene-
fits.
POLICE TRAINEE
Must have H.S. diploma. Pay rate while
attending academy; college degree
$15.37/hr.; AA degree $12.92/hr.; H.S./
GED $10.90/hr. +benefits.

Applications must be received by 4/25/07
for testing on 5/12/07. More info. and ap-
plication packet can be obtained at
www.coab.us, Human Resources. Submit
application to 800 Seminole Rd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233, (904)247-5820. No
smokers/ tobacco users. Drug testing con-
ducted. EOE.
SCAFFOLD ERECTORS, Carpenters (all
types), General Laborers, Construction
Skilled Personnel (all types), 249-8147 or
726-5661.
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.
SEA TOW Mayport hiring licensed Cap-
tain w/towing endorsement. Must be ex-
cellent small boat handler, outgoing and
flexible. Call 220-7500 or fax resume
220-7969.
ASSISTANT DINING ROOM
MANAGER
Main dining room. Experience required.
Full-time, flexible schedule. Must be avail-
able nights, weekends, holidays. Great
benefits. Applications available at Fleet
Landing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-
9447; e-mail to jobs@fleetlanding.com.
EOE/Drug-free workplace.
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Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967.

SALES
ATLANTIC Beach van/ minibus dealership
seeking self-motivated individuals. High
year end income; bid/ finance background
a plus; computer/ Internet literate; clean
driving record. CDL license preferred but
will train. Draw vs Commission. Excellent
benefits to include profit sharing.
www.transitplus.com Fax resume:
221-2705. Specify position desired on fax.


AUTO MECHANIC
Alignment & Brake Tech. 5 days work
week. Call Bob 241-5311.
CHEF, SERVERS, Line Cooks, Dishwash-
ers,. Fine Dining. JJ's Bistro. Ponte Vedra,
273-7980. Gate Parkway, 996-7557.
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital seeking
Receptionist with Customer Service expe-
rience. Apply within: 28 Corona Rd., Ponte
Vedra, 285-7924.
NOW HIRING teachers & child care pro-
viders for our growing population. Appli-
cants must enjoy working & playing with
young children (6wks to 6yrs). Be patient,
have a sense of humor & have strong
work ethic. Email:
franklynlearningcenter@netscape.com
Across from adventure Landing. EOE.
Call 242-9645.
CAREGIVERS
AMERICAN HOME Companions seeks
compassionate caregivers for the elderly.
Must drive and be able to work weekends.
291-2400.
OFFICE CLEANERS needed for cleaning
nightly. Will train, must have transportation
and phone. Call 273-2761.


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BOOKKEEPING ASSISTANT/ General
Office work. Tired of spending gas money
to get to the city? Looking for a smaller of-
fice setting with great benefits, including
profit shanng? Atlantic Beach office, mini-
mum 5 years A/R, invoicing, A/P, custom-
er service, both manual and computer
bookkeeping. Desire: self motivated, ana-
lytical person. Finance/ QuickBooks/ title
work/ Excel/ technology/ marketing/ back-
ground A+! Smoke free office.
www.tran sitplus.com. Fax resume 221-
2705.
CARPET & VCT installers or helpers.
Must pass criminal background check.
Hourly, paid vacations. 945-0102
HIGHER PAY for Florida regional drivers
Home every weekend Home during the
week! Solid weekly miles! 95% no touch!
Preplanned freight $.43 per mile, home-
time, money & more! Heartland Express
(800)441-4953 www.heartlandexpress.
com..
REALTOR NEEDED
Exclusive Beaches Firm
Call Rob at 285-7700.
MONTESSORI 3-6 LEAD TEACHER for
'07-'08 at Discovery Montessori, an estab-
lished beaches school w/ fully equipped
classrooms, competitive salary and bene-
fits. Candidate must be Montessori-certi-
fled w/ degree, experienced, warm & pos-
sess excellent classroom management
skills. Send cover letter & resume to
clane @ dmsonline.org or call 247-4577.
PARK RANGER
City of Atlantic Beach, $10.90/hr.;
$436/wk.; $22,672/yr. Responsible for
custodial & grounds keeping activities in
maintaining parks & recreation areas with-
in the city. Must have valid FL drivers
license & be able to obtain First Aid &
CPR certification within 6 months of hire.
Application accepted until 4/25/07, 800
Seminole Rd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233.
For more info call (904)247-5820 or visit
www.coab.us. No smokers/ tobacco
users. Drug testing conducted. EOE.
SUPERCLEAN SERVICES hiring people
with pressure washing, window & carpet
cleaning experience. Please call Jona-
than, 422-7114.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT needed for Cardio
& OBGYN facilities. Front office experi-
ence helpful. Fax resume to 636-5608.

S ACTIVITY ASSISTANT
FULL TIME
Full-time Activity Assistant working with
the geriatric population in a Premier Re-
tirement Community Health Center. Expe-
rience required. Must be dependable and
have the ability to multi-task. Excellent
benefit package, competitive wages, and
pleasant work environment. Hours: Sun-
day through Thursday, 8:30-5:00. Appli-
cations available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233; Fax to (904)246-9447;
Email to: jobs@fleetlandlng.com Web-
site: fleetlanding.com EOE/ Drug-Free
Workplace.
SEWAGE PUMP STATION TECH
3 years minimal experience; clean driving
record; must pass drug screen; top pay for
qualified person. Consolidated Utilities. fax
(904)249-2277 or conut@bellsouth.net.
FRAMING CARPENTERS, G.C. Superin-
tendent for established company. Drug
free work place. Benefits. 241-2721.

CNA'S
NEEDED for home health & area hospi-
tals. To apply visit our website @
www.nfhsonline.com or apply in person,
North Florida Health Services, 710 3rd St.
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.
LEGAL SECRETARY for Sr. Partner in
Jax Bch, General, Transactional Law, in-
cluding Estate Planning & Probate. Law
office exp. in these areas required. Please
fax resume to 246-0139.

LAUNDRY AIDE
Full-Time, 6:30am-3pm at a premier retire-
ment community. Flexible schedule. Ex-
cellent benefits and great work environ-
ment. Applications available at Fleet Land-
ing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to 904-246-9447; email to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-free
Workplace.
SECRETARY WANTED for Beaches law
office. Position requires typing skills (min.
50wpm), attention to detail and the ability
to play well with others. Legal experience
helpful, but not required- will train. Fax re-
sume to 339-0501 or e-mail to
wdeem@deemlawfirm.com.
NURSE- LPN. Full & part time positions
available at Jacksonville metro Treatment
Center, an outpatient substance abuse
treatment provider. Day hours only. Bene-
fits w/FT position. Fax resume to
(904)346-0837. EOE

MEDICARE BILLING
ASSISTANT
Full Time Monday-Friday in the medical
billing office of a premier retirement com-
munity health center. General clerical du-
ties with computer experience and Excel
spreadsheet skills required. Experience
with outpatient therapy billing a plus. Ex-
cellent work environment and benefits.
Applications 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.
OUTBOUND SALES Reps. Off Atlantic
Blvd. Near Regency Square. 39.5hrs./wk.,
split shift, $8/hourly +bonuses, benefits
available. 371-4153 or email:
info@fluetechinc.com
PERMANENT POSITION, computer expe-
rience necessary; must be able to lift
251bs.; salary based on experience. Apply
in person to 315 3rd Ave. No., afternoons
only.
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.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A CHILD'S
LIFE. Full & part time preschool teaching
positions; established PV preschool, CDA
a plus. Call 285-2965.
COUNSELOR- FT entry level position for
Jacksonville Metro Treatment Center, an
outpatient substance abuse treatment pro-
vider. BA preferred. Med, Dental, 401K &
more. Fax resume to (904)346-0837.
EOE.









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MEDICAL ACCOUNTING department
(billing/ ins.) at busy pediatric office, has
immediate opening for a mature applicant.
Fax resume to: 642-2344 or call 642-2942
COMPUTER! PRINTER Technician, expe-
rience required. Come Grow with us. Fax
resume to 247-1271 or email
info@atlanticlaser.com.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.


SERVERS
FULL-TIME (Split Shift) in our main dining
room. Must be available weekends. Holi-
days a must. Experinece preferred. Great
benefits and work environment. Applica-
tions at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One
Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL;
Fax to (904)246-9447; email to:
jobs@fleetlanding.com -Website: fleet-
landing.com. EOE Drug-Free Workplace.
EXPERIENCED LAWN Maintenance
Foreman needed. Valid DL required. Top
pay. (904)591-8118
SUMMER CAMP Counselors wanted for
Winston Family YMCA Adele Grage, Atl.
Bch & Landmark Middle School Sites.
Must love to work with kids, ages 5-11.
Energetic, like to be outside, have strong
leadership skills. Heather Mulkey,
543-9622.


POOL CLEANER
experience preferred,
top pay plus benefits. 998-1811
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NUTRITIONAL SERVICES
COOK
Full-Time, 5:30am-2pm at Premiere Re-
tirement Community Health Center. Excel-
lent benefits, good working environment.
Nursing Home cooking experience de-
sired. Applications available at Fleet Land-
ing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-
9447; email to: jobs@fleetlanding.com.
EOE/ Drug-free Workplace.
LANDSCAPE, CLEANUP and Mainte-
nance. temporary to permanent, PT/FT,
pays depends on experience. 207-4037.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
JEWELRY REPAIR person, great oppor-
tunity, rent space, 993-1118.
DRIVER- CLASS-A CDL drivers- Now Hir-
ing OTR & Local Drivers- New Equipment;
Great Benefits; Premium Pay Package.
Call Oakley Transport, (877)484-3042.
RECEPTIONIST/ PATIENT COORDINATOR
for facial plastic surgery office. Fax re-
sume to 247-9722.
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NOW HIRING exp. Server & Bartender for
Japanese Steakhouse. Full & part time.
Call Charlie 962-8880.
DRIVERS -CAR hauling career. Great
home time! Exceptional Pay & Benefits!
Paid Training! Min. 1 yr. Class-A CDL exp.
req. The Waggoners Trucking (912)571-
9668 or (866)413-3074.
CLERICAL POSITION available. Typing,
dictation, A/R, Quickbooks, Excel, com-
puter skills. College degree or teaching
background a plus. Resume to:
conut@bellsouth.net. Consolidated Utili-
tes fax (904)249-2277.
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Servers needed for high volume intra-
coastal waterway restaurant, top money
working w/great staff, as seen in February
issue of Southern Living Magazine.
285-0139.

SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR: Beach
Private Club. Day Camp, May 29-August
10 (Tue-Fri). Must be high energy, organ-
ized, and love to work with children. Pay
neg. with experience. .DFWP. Call
246-3144 or email
accounting @ selvamarina.com

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


LANDSCAPE AND Maintenance Profes-
sionals needed. Must have experience in
grounds maintenance, Clean driving re-
cord a must! Full-time, pay based on ex-
perience. (904)465-3590, (904)220-9457.


KENNEL ATTENDANT, no exp. nec.; As-
sistant, experience preferred. Must be en-
ergetic, personable & hard working. Apply
in person, 1210 N. 3rd St., Jax Bch.
DRIVERS...ASAP!! 21 CDL Drivers Need-
ed *36-43CPM/$1.20* Sign-On Bonus. $0
Lease New Trucks. Only 3 mos OTR
req'd. (800)635-8669.
DRIVER- BYNUM Transport needs quali-
fied drivers for Central Florida Local & Na-
tional OTR positions. Food grade tanker,
no hazmat, no pumps, great benefits,
competitive pay &. new equipment.
(866)GO-BYNUM. Need 2 years experi-
ence.
BRUCCI'S PIZZA in Ponte Vedra hiring
Delivery Drivers and Waitstaff. Call
280-7677 or apply in person.


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BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
CLEAN, QUALITY Queensize
mattress/box/frame in exc. condition.
$120. Can deliver. 246-1832.
14 FT. Kayak, Aquaterra sit-inside kayak,
includes life vest & paddle $200. Call
(904)993-5005, (904)339-2105.
KINGSFORD CHARCOAL Grill/ Smoker,
never used, fully assembled. Asking $120.
Call 246-7919.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499.
Can deliver. 858-9350.
LAWN MOWER, 6.5hp, 21" cut; weed eat-
er, both by TroyBuilt; both like new $200,
613-1610.
EBAY EBAY EBAY
WE CAN SELL IT FOR YOU!
241-5663.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
liver. (904)391-0015.
REFRIGERATOR, AND small chest freez-
er $75 each. Small 64-key piano $200.
Moving. 249-7014, 655-5922.
MATTRESS, BOX springs, frame, queen;
electric blanket, sheets, queen; bed- n
bag, twin; 8 dining room chairs, 247-2318.
2 FLOOR seats for Kenny Chesney con-
cert this weekend- face value. 234-5714.
BUNKBED W/FUTON, black. $100 Firm.
894-5517
HEAVY DUTY OPEN UTILITY TRAILER,
8'x16', tandem axle, weight capacity 7500
Ibs. Hardly used only 700 miles on trailer.
$1650. (904)612-9999.
ABOVE GROUND vinyl pool; 15'x42";
$50, 246-4259.
COUCH (MULTI-COLORS), in good con-
dition $125, double baby stroller $70,
221-8440.
SPRING SPECIAL! Ceramic and Porce-
lain Tile. Limited Supply, Discount Prices!
Call (904)654-8423.
LARGE POTTED plants: Century, Span-
ish Bayonette, Bamboo. Priced to sell.
607-8100.
GRANITE TOPS FOR LESS
Save on granite counter tops and vanities.
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.
52" GRAVELY lawn mower, $5300 OBO.
Call Pam, 742-7769.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER/ Dryer, commer-
cial quality, super capacity, great condi-
tion. $200 for set. 993-5005, 339-2105.
FREE PRESCRIPTIONS for those without
health insurance or Medicare D. We can
help you lift your burden. All incomes ac-
cepted. 1-800-213-8093.
BRUNSWICK ANTIQUE Pool Table, 1922
Aviator,, 4'x8', reconditioned, excellent ta-
ble. $1900 OBO. Call Joel (904)535-5293.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty. $129. Can deliver.
(904)858-9350.

JAMACIAN WICKER bedroom set from
Pier 1, includes armoire, 2 night tables, 2
chairs, trash basket, double bed head-
board, 333-7556, 246-0780.



FREE UPRIGHT light wood piano; must
be picked up, 543-1644.


HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
2.-9.8310 L;. ST-.903


MULTI FAMILY- Moving Sale. Baby toys,
children's clothes, work out equipment,
kitchen items, framed jazz posters, furi-
ture, decorative pieces and much more.
Sat., 4/21 8am-lpm. Off Hodges- John's
Creek, 12826 Chets Creek No.
BACKYARD SALE! Many items such as
kitchen, books, tapes, microwave oven,
some furniture, gift items. Too much to list!
New items each day. 579 Carina Lane
(Pablo Point area). Take San Pablo North
to Amberes St., then to Carina Lane.
Follow balloons. Thursday- Saturday.
8am-3pm.
BEACHWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD wide
sale, Saturday April 21, 8am-lpm. Beach
Blvd. near FCCJ Campus.


ANTIQUE HEAVEN designers dream!
Baker banquet table, 8 gorgeous chairs.
Chelsea Bird serve. 12. Herend: china and
20+ animals. Czech. perfumes. Sterling,
jewelry. Fabulous old Xmas om. child-
ren's books, dolls. Great tools: big gen-
erator, table saw, etc. Patio, shed & ga-
rage full! Signed art. Good linens. Vin-
tage. Depr., Waterford more! 11977 Old-
field Pt. Dr. off Loretto between St. Aug.
Rd. & S.R. 13. Thurs. 9-4 Fri. 9-3 China
Cat 241-0344 chinacatantiques.com


2006 GHEENOE, w/trolling motor, 9.9
4 stroke w/7hrs, outrigged with cleats,
rope, paddles, and anchor, LOA: 15'4",
$3800, (904)285-9137.

BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.


PADGETTS A/C & Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
Travis at 588-5222.
SERVICE, REPAIRS, INSTALLATIONS
Free Estimates. LicenseCAC1814887.


SECRETARIAL SERVICES Need some-
thing typed? Skills include 100 wpm, Mi-
crosoft Word, Wordperfect, Adobe PDF,
Flyers, Email Campaigns, Address Mailing
Labels, etc.- Call 477-9306.


FOR REASONABLE fees, call Betty Lees.
I don't cut corners, I clean them,
238-6435.
I CLEAN houses! References & insured.
Call Claudia 534-9188, 821-2110.
HOUSEKEEPING
Experienced, dependable, references
available. Call Cheri, (904)651-1016.
ABOVE & Beyond Housekeeping. De-
pendable, detailed cleaning. Licensed, In-
sured, bonded, references. Immediate
openings. 591-5901, 514-1188.
HONEST DEPENDABLE, individual- serv-
ice. Excellent references. 'Reasonable
rates, 12 years experience, Sara, 620-
8707.
A TRULY Tidy house, that's what you'll
get from a professional cleaner with excel-
lent references. Call Hedy,
(904)874-8070.
MAID IN A MINUTE
Tough on dirt, easy on your checkbook
434-6176.
AFFORDABLE WINDOW CLEANING,
Low $4. per window, free eatirrates.
525.741 19
NO FLUFF Cleaning. I enjoy detail clean-
ing, 13yrs. experience. Many refs. Week-
ly/ bi-weekly. 476-6225 Iv. msg...



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


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SUPERIOR CARE LLC offers home care
services. 361-5440.


BE A US MERCHANT MARINE
See the World. Excellent Pay/ Room and
Board. Vacation Pay. (904)891-6330
Gene.


SENIORS SAVE $
Private CNA/ HHA, exp., CPR/ First Aid.
Flexible shifts. $10-12/hr. Call 645-1813,
338-2200.


STUCK? FRUSTRATED? Call Rob. All
applications, house calls, training, repairs,
upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or email:
callrob@comcast.net.


1997 MAXUM 24' 2300SC stern drive, re-
built mercruiser 350 motor, new canvas
top, depth sounder w/trailer. $14,500.
571-0317.
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com


2006 33' SUMMIT Ridge, 4 star rated,
luxury 5th wheel w/ three slide rooms. Ex-
cellent condition, under warranty $32,000.
2006 ram diesel tow vehicle also availa-
ble.



2002 TOYOTA Sequoia SR5, photos on
Ebay, item #230114938818, $14,900.
543-0211, 910-3633.
1998 FORD Explorer, 4DR, 4WD, HD tow
package. Great for work or off road. Excel-
lent condition, drove to Canada in Janu-
ary. $4500. 249-3056, 860-8994.

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2006 VW GTI 1.8Turbo, 10,100 mi., 5spd.,
heated leather, sunroof, $15,900, KBB
$18,200. 998-1336. kmitch43@gmail.com
1997 MAXIMA, loaded, power seats/ win-
dows, A/C, 146K.. $3490. Sawgrass area.
273-2772.
2001 PORSCHE CARRERA Cabriolet.
Gray/ black/ black top. Great condition.
Well optioned. 42K miles. $38,900. Call
241-1260.
96 CADILLAC Seville SLS, second owner,
leather, loaded, 108,000mi., $2900 firm.
Cell. 812-251-4242.


1998 TOYOTA Camry XLE, top of the line,
great .car, leather interior, 6cyl. 100,000
mi. $8000 OBO. 859-7279.
1999 ACURA 3.2 TL, 124K miles, well
maintained, great car. $9000 OBO.
(904)626-1247.
HONDA ACCORD LX, 1995, 4DR,
129,000mi. $3500. 728-3954 or 241-2170.
2003 NISSAN 350Z, silver, Touring mod-
el, 6 speed, good condition, $18,725. 571-
0317.
'03 HONDA CIVIC EX, 30,000 miles, very
good condition, AT, 4DR, $12,950,
241-1447.
1996 CHEVY Monte Carlo V-34, immacu-
late condition, only 64K miles, power win-
dows/ locks, cruise, Michelin tires, one
owner, $5200 offer, 887-9030.


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DRIVEWAYS, PATIOS, sidewalks, ex-
posed river rock, demolition, & room addi-
tions. RK Ballard Construction, Inc. Li-
censed & insured. Call Chuck, 874-6692.
HUTCHINS CONCRETE- small jobs our
specialty! Free estimates. 307-4142.



OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin, 994-0045.


MASSEY APPLICATIONS- pressure
washing, painting, drywall repair, texture &
wallcoverings. 25 years experience.
Licensed & insured, references. Accepting
all major credit cards. 403-7389
FRESH COAT PAINTING
All types of painting, drywall, wood re-
pairs, and pressure washing. 962-2017.


EXPERIENCED, AFFORDABLE, interior,
some exteriors, 314-3322 or 241-6688.


BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
610-7768.
JOHNSON'S PAINTING & REPAIRS
Specialty coatings, faux, carpentry, termite
damage, new construction, repaints, and
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A PLUS QUALITY PAINTING, INC. Top
knotch work guaranteed. Painting, trim,
carpentry, wood repair, pressure washing.
Licensed/ Insured. Free estimates.
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REMODELING, Start to Finish. Licensed/
Insured. Call Tony (904)221-6586.
CUSTOM HOME LIFTS
Residential elevators & stair chairs. Sales,
Service, Installation. Bob: 247-6785.


HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
HANDYMAN SERVICES Father and Son
Professional/ Reasonable. Tile, Painting,
Flooring, Moldings, Vinyl and
Irrigation.(904)962-7551.
.QUALITY HOME, Repair: Painting, Wood
rRepair, Trim, Crown Moulding, Pressure
Washing and more. 17yrs. experience. Li-
censed/ Insured. 861-9500.


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


MULTI FAMILY sale, Fri. & Sat., 8am-
2pm. Clothing, furniture, misc. 533 14th
Ave. So.
LOTS OF stuff & neat things. Saturday,
8am-? 2723 America Avenue.
LOTS OF odds & ends, plus tons of teen
clothes, Fri., Sat.


KEN'S LAWN CARE. Cut, edge, weed-
eating, landscaping, pressure washing,
grading and sodding. Free estimate.
252-6112.


ALL CASH candy route. Do you earn
$800/day? 30 machines, free candy. All
for $9995. (888)629-9968. BO2000033.
Call us: We will not be undersoldl


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MULTI FAMILY, Sat., 9am-4pm; maple
china cabinet, chairs, lamps, clothes, fab-
rics, curio cabinet, lots of treasures, 36
Dolphin Blvd.
MULTI- FAMILY, one location. WOOD-
LANDS WEST, A1A & 210. Bikes, toys,
books, clothes, household Items, and
more. Saturday, 4/21, 8am-1pm.
PONTE VEDRA by the Sea huge com-
munity garage sale, (A1A to Corona), Sat,
8am-12noon.


FRIENDLY LANDSCAPES and lawn
maintenance. Weekly lawn service as low
as $30/wk., (904)881-9398.


II and Painting. 221-5304 Richard, N N S TI EAS YRfs
8-9241 Bill.


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Photos by ROB DeANGELO


ABOVE: A mix-up
on the basepaths
left Senators
Kevin Lehane,
left, and Alex
Tiemeier (15)
both scrambling
for second base.
-" Lehane was
tagged out but
Fletcher went on
to claim the
Gateway
Conference title
with an extra-
innings victory
over Sandalwood.
LEFT: Scott Sitz
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LEFT: Senators catcher Cory
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fielding a bunt attempt during
Friday's conference title game
played at Jacksonville
University's Brest Field.


Senators baserunner Sam Perry (9) goes in high against Sandalwood second baseman Todd
Ward in an effort to break up a double play attempt in the fourth inning of last Friday's Gateway
Conference Championship game.


HOME IMPROVEMENT

Read this monthly feature for your own Home Improvement Projects.

What To Know When Buying A

Deck For Your Home


When it comes to home
improvements, deck systems top
the list with an estimated four
million new decks built annually
in the U.S. and 40 million remod-
eled decks gracing today's homes.
This rising trend has led manufac-
turers to offer a wider variety of
deck materials, styles, and
options, but choices can be over-
whelming.
While wood has traditionally

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won the popularity contest for
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highly-durable blend of plastic
and wood fibers) are becoming
choice materials for outdoor
home entertaining due to their
combination of carefree mainte-
nance, aesthetics, and value.
Why are more people "decking
out" their homes with vinyl and
composite materials? One big rea-
son is time. Working families
value leisure time more than ever
because they have less time to
maintain their outdoor environ-
ments. Vinyl and composite
decks are virtually maintenance-
free, requiring only a yearly
power-wash to maintain, whereas
wood can fade and deteriorate
requiring regular stain and
sealant applications.
Consumers are also choosing
vinyl and composites to save
money. While these materials
have a higher up-front cost than
wood, they last longer and deliver
a total return on investment in
just 5-7 years. Busy consumers
who want to enhance their
home's value feel vinyl and com-
posites are well worth the invest-


ment.
Be it wood, composites, oi
vinyl, when shopping for the
right deck supplier keep several
things in mind. Not all deck sys-
tems are the same. Find a supplier
with a complete products package
that includes not only basic decl
materials, but compatible rails,
posts, and trim to create an inte-
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to your home exterior. Whether
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