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July 25, 2007

Vol. 45, No. 10

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


County eyes cell tower moratorium

Join other readers of the
Ponte Vedra Leader who
have posted their ideas for a
name for Ponte Vedra's new
high school. We will publish
the results and portions of
reader comments Aug. 10,
two weeks before school
starts in St. Johns County.
Simply visit our web site
and look for "Name the high
school." There you can post
a name. Deadline is Aug. 7.


A cell tower proposed off
Roscoe Boulevard fought by
Ponte Vedra residents and
denied last year by the St.
Johns County Commission -
is back, causing much stir at a
civic group meeting Monday.
"It's the Roscoe one [tower]
coming back again," Clara
Cowan, president of the Ponte
Vedra Beaches Coalition, said

at the organization's meeting
at the Ponte Vedra Beach
Branch Library.
The Coalition OK'd a reso-
lution seeking a county mora-
torium on new cell towers,
which Coalition president
Clara Cowan presented at
Tuesday's meeting of the St.
Johns County Commission.
The organization, which
represents nearly two dozen
homeowner associations,

wants a temporary halt in
tower construction while the
county's cell tower ordinance
is revised.

See related story

County attorney Patrick
McCormack told commission-

ers he would see if any court
decisions would support a
moratorium, adding that such
a move could be construed as
a "prohibitive" action by the
county, which is prohibited
by federal law.
The Coalition voted to seek
the moratorium after a lively
discussion on a lawsuit settle-
ment proposed for the Roscoe
Boulevard tower.
The lawsuit was filed last

year by Verticality, the compa-
ny that was denied the 150-
foot tower in October.
County Commissioner Tom
Manuel of Ponte Vedra Beach
said "there has been a settle-
ment offer" but offered no
However, a June 11 letter to
Manuel from the Players Club


'Divide and conquer'

rankles PV residents

A dancer entertains Saturday
at a cultural festival in
Latham Plaza, Jacksonville
Beach. .

INTO 2007

A Ponte Vedra Beach homeowner
association apparently has given tacit
approval to a compromise on a cell
tower proposed off Roscoe Boulevard,
*angering at least one Roscoe resident.
A June 11 letter from the Sawgrass
Players Club Homeowners Association
to County Commissioner Tom Manuel
says that although the association
opposes the tower, it would go along
with a compromise lowering the tower's
height and putting it closer to Roscoe
That would put the tower further
from the TPC Valley Course. and Players
Club properties, angering former
County Commissioner Mary Kohnke, a

Mary Kohnke

Seniors learn computer
skills in Ponte Vedra,
See A-8


Roscoe resident.
"Put it by residents on Roscoe, but
keep it away from the TPC," Kohnke
said at Monday's meeting of the Ponte
Vedra Beaches Coalition.
"I think that's sick. I mean, really,
that's just typical."
Clara Cowan, president of the
Coalition, told county commissioners
Tuesday that the compromise is good
for the .company proposing the tower,
Verticality, but pits neighbor against
"Divide and conquer works beautiful-
ly," she said in presenting a resolution
asking for a tower moratorium. County
attorney Patrick McCormack said he
would look into the issue.
Verticality sued last year in federal
court over the county's denial of the
tower, and the lawsuit is on hold while
a compromise is discussed.
But the Players Club association's let-
ter rankled Kohnke when it was dis-
cussed at the Coalition's meeting at the
Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
The tower is proposed at 276 N.
Roscoe Blvd. on property owned by
Lord of Life Lutheran Church.
Originally, the proposal was for a 150-
foot tower, but the compromise suggests
the tower would be 135 feet instead.
Bill Garrett, president of the Players
Club association, defended the associa-
tio'n's position', noting tlat" the issue
would be "moot" because both the


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Ginamarie Anthony of Ponte Vedra Beach (right) surprises her daughter Taylor
Anthony (second from right) with a limousine ride to the Faith Hill-Tim McGraw
concert in Jacksonville on Sunday. The occasion was Taylor's 13th birthday. With
them are (from left) driver Gary W. Bass, Taylor's friend Skyler Woller, 11, and
Danielle Grant, visiting Ponte Vedra from New York City.

Potter mania hits Beaches I


Saturday was the second "Y Kids
Tri" triathlon at the Winston Family
YMCA in Ponte Vedra Beach, and
the field of competitors was more
than four times the size of last
Held at the Landrum Lane Y, the
event attracted more than 100 chil-
dren ages 6 to 12, far surpassed the
inaugural year, when 20 to 25 chil-
dren participated.
The swimming-biking-ruinning
event, standard order for a
triathlon, was held in three age divi-
sions: 6 to 7, 8 to 10 and 11 to 12,
with distances varying by age level.
The older kids kicked off the com-
petition, with.Joseph Paul being the
first swimmer out of the water. After
changing into running shoes with

socks in the transition area, he also
was the first bicyclist to get rolling.
However, there were no winners.
No times were kept nor competition
awards given. All youngsters
received participation awards.
"We're not going to do winners.
This race is just for fun," said the
event's volunteer, coordinator,
Andrea Kauffman, who teaches at
Ocean Palms Elementary and' las
placed in Beaches Fine Arts Series
"A lot of kids are nervous about
swimming; they're nervous about
doing any part of it. They just want
to go out and have a good time."
The 6- and 7-year-olds swam 25
yards one lap in the YMCA pool
- biked one-half mile and ran a
quarter mile.


Damon McCollum as a Harry
Potter character awaits the 7
a.m. Saturday opening of the
Bookmark in Atlantic Beach.
See story, this page, and
another photo, A-12.

Youngsters from Ponte Vedra to
Atlantic Beach joined others world-
wide to celebrate Saturday's release
of the much-anticipated, seventh
and final Harry Potter book.
More than 10 million copies of
"Harry Potter and the Deathly
Hallows" had been sold worldwide
as of Monday, becoming the fastest-
selling book on record, according to
published reports.
In Ponte Vedra Beach, youngsters
gathered Saturday at the library for a
Harry Potter lock-in scheduled 6
p.m. to 10 p.m., with a scavenger
hunt, snacks and Potter-related
The game "every flavor beans"
asked players to guess the number of
jelly beans in a bowl, bringing to

mind the myriad flavors of jelly
beans (some of the yucky ones are
"dirt" and "earwax"i that are popu-
lar in Potter's world of wizards.
The Ponte Vedra game of "quid-
ditch" was quite unlike the Potter
variety, where characters on flying
brooms using lacrosse-like nets try
to snare A flying ball called the
snitch. The library's version had
players keep balloons in the air.
In Atlantic Beach, The Bookmark
marked Saturday's book release by
opening at a.m., and by that time,
Melanie Rose, 13, Janaki Perera, 14
and Betty Lu, 15, had been waiting
an hour and 40 minutes. They were
first in line.
For that feat, they were given the
honor of opening the first box of

photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Reading together at the Harry Potter lock-in party Saturday at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library are Stephanie Terhoeve (from left), Angela Robbins,
Nicole Santeiro and Cristina Terhoeve. Another photo, A-12.


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photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Julia Worman of Ponte Vedra Beach is ready to compete in Saturday's
Winston Family YMCA "Kids Y Tri," a triathlon for youngsters ages 6 to 12
that attracted about 100 competitors. See more photos, A-12.

All 100 win at Y event

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An option to cooking, going out or takeout?
The following ad was recently seen on Craig's List.
I Need Someone Who Likes To Cook!!!
Family of Four (2 Adults, 2 children ages 14 and 8) looking for
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Compensation: $10.00 per day Monday through Friday

Electronically enhanced
Nease High School administrators are
pulling the plug on clothing that is
"electronically enhanced," according to
a policy guidebook.
The school's fall quarter guide, "Nuts
and Bolts," notes that electronic devices
such as iPODs, MP3 players and cell
phones are prohibited for use during
school hours.
The same'applies to "electronically
enhanced clothing," according to the
guide that was recently mailed.
Principal Linda Thomson said the
banned clothing items are those such
as hooded sweatshirts that have built-
in headphones, designed to be hidden
by the hood.
Thomson made no mention of more
sophisticated "electronically enhanced"
clothing, such as the "Intimate

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Beatles smeatles..... it's Potter mania

Clara Cowan, president of the
Ponte Vedra Beaches Coalition, called
to order the coalition's 10 a.m. meet-
ing on Monday, saying the time was
"two minutes after 10, Ponte Vedra
The two guests scheduled to speak
at the meeting had not arrived, so the
coalition launched into its regular
If the two speakers did not show up
by the time the business was com-
plete, it would be "a very short meet-
ing," Cowan told an audience of

clothes banned at Nease (below) This a musical jacket
clothesveloped by MIT Media Lab
Memory" shirt that has a microphone in researchers, has built in con-
the collar and a series of light-emitting ductve fibers. It is being mar-
diodes (LEDs) stitched across the front. keted in Europe.
"When someone whispers in your ear
or blows on -your neck, the shirt illumi-
nates, showing that an intimacy event
has occurred," according to an online
report by two researchers at Concordia
University in Montreal.
"The number of lights is proportional
to the intensity of the event and the
time elapsed," the report says.
At Nease, all electronic devices in
sight or in use will be confiscated by
school personnel, "Nuts & Bolts"
Anyone who refuses to turn over such
"contraband" can be suspended, accord-
ing to the guide. The 2007-08 year in St.
Johns public schools starts Aug. 24.

about two dozen at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library.
If the speakers didn't show up, she
said, "well, I have 300 pages of Harry
Potter to read."
The seventh, and final, book in the
Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and
the Deathly Hallows," was officially
released Saturday morning.
Within the first 24 hours, 11 mil-
lion copies of the 759-page book were
sold in the United States and the
United Kingdom, according to BBC
News online.

(above) From snowboarding
company Burton in collabo-
ration with Apple, they've
created a snowboarding
jacket which allows riders to
blast their favourite music
while racing down the
slopes. Control panel is
located on sleeve.

Swim Diapers are not perfect protection in the water

Swimming is good, clean
summer fun for small children-
but University of Florida experts
caution that swim diapers won't
necessarily keep the water clean,
and that could spell trouble if
sick kids go in the pool. Fred
Southwick, a professor and chief
of the infectious disease division
at UF's College of Medicine, said
noroviruses are shed in bodily
fluids, and if released into a pool
could be transmitted to other
children if they ingest water or
even touch their mouths with
wet hands. Swim diapers are
designed to hold solid waste but

may not stop diarrhea from
leaking out. U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention
officials say no swim diapers are
leakproof and that no manufac-
turer claims its products prevent
diarrhea.leakage. CDC devoted
a page to the topic:
mming/swim diapers.htm.
Noroviruses, previously known
as Norwalk-like viruses, cause
gastroenteritis, inflammation of
the stomach and large intestine.
Symptoms often begin sud-
denly and can last 24 to 60

* *
Many parents fill wading
pools with a garden hose, using
tap water that contains less
chlorine than is used to main-
tain larger pools, said food safe-
ty expert Keith Schneider, an
associate professor with UF's
Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences. "I do not
think tap water has enough
residual chlorine levels to main-
tain a high enough chlorine
level to be efficacious against
most pathogens in that type of
environment," Schneider said.
Adding chlorine to a wading
pool isn't a good idea, either,
because in such a small body of
water it would be difficult to
maintain the correct level of the
"I think one of the best pre-
ventative measures is to not let
the pathogens in the pool in the
first place," Schneider said. "One
sick kid can make a lot of sick

Guess someone

is keeping track

The agenda for the MSD
(Municipal Service District) of
Ponte Vedra Beach's board of
trustees meeting July 9 led off,
following a call to order by
chairman Rob Becker, with the
following notation: "Welcome
to our 294th meeting." That
indicates that someone has
been keeping. score ever since
the group came into existence,
in the late 1960s, according to
Becker. After a pledge to the
flag, the MSD meeting began.
The 295th will be held Aug. 13.

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Ferry funding will take cooperation, backers say

The Jaxport Board of Directors Monday
explored several options to increase rev-
enue to the Mayport ferry, should
Jaxport assume responsibility, according
to Mayport Waterfront Partnership Chair
Paul Parsons.
The city of Jacksonville has said the St.
Johns River Ferry has become too expen-
sive to maintain, prompting a scramble
to find ways to keep it running.
One revenue-creating proposal the
board discussed is to increase fares and
reduce hours of operation, according to
Fred Berley, general manager of
Hornblower, the company that operates
the ferry, emphasizing that details are
not definitive.
"There are things that we have to work
out with them," said Berley.
The board suggested fares for 2-axle
private vehicles could increase from
$3.25 to $5, according to Berley.
Berley told members of the Mayport
Partnership Tuesday at a meeting to
discuss the Jaxport board workshop the

day before that about $300,000 a year
could be saved by increasing the fee and
reducing the hours.
The ferry would operate during peak
hours and would continue to run at half-
hour intervals, he said.
Another option the board considered is
to eliminate the extra boat,
"Blackbeard," which is out of service.
That could save about $200,000 per year,
Parsons said.
The partnership discussed these alter-
natives as well as ways it could remain
active in its efforts to show support for
the ferry.
Partnership member Don Remley sug-
gested designating a "Ride the Ferry"
month to increase awareness and the
number of passengers, and many mem-
bers agreed with the idea.
"We've got to give people the idea that
the ferry is a fun thing to ride," he said.
However, Parsons said the key to the
ferry's success is involving nearby cities.
"I think the best thing that we can do
is get the support from the municipali-
ties," he said.
He also said that it is important

that civic associations and government
agencies show how they can support the
For example, Parsons asked the city of
Atlantic Beach for a "token" contribu-
tion of about $5,000 to $10,000, possibly
from bed tax funds, according to Atlantic
Beach Mayor Don Wolfson.
"These guys [Jaxport board] are just
looking for support. They really don't
care how much it is," Parsons said.
Atlantic Beach City Manager J i m
Hanson said at a City Commission meet-
ing Monday that monetary support of
the ferry may not be an allowable use of
The partnership also discussed bring-
ing in additional revenue by selling T-
shirts and trinkets.
Members of the partnership said the
gqal is to find funding for the ferry for at
least one year, which could give them
enough time to generate support and
additional funding.
The Jaxport board of directors will
make its final decision Aug. 13.


The St. Johns River Ferry crosses the river.
The St. Johns River Ferry crosses the river.

Towers: Law has 'lot of uncertainty'

Luanne Isaacs (center) and Cornelia Rapport (right) of Ponte Vedra Beach look at a ring from one
of the dealers an antique show Friday sponsored by the Jacksonville Beach Women's Club. The
show was held at St. Paul's Catholic Church Friday through Sunday and brought dealers from
various cities selling everything from pottery, jewelry, dishes and artwork.

Residents rip plans for hotels

A high-density, mixed-use
development proposed in
south Jacksonville Beach gen-
erated a public outcry
Thursday at a meeting to
introduce nearby residents to
the project.
The meeting, organized' b'
representatives of th-e' Gefesis-
Group at Hampton Inn on
Marsh Landing Parkway, a few
blocks south of the site for the
proposed project South
Beach Parkway at Jacksonville
More than 150 persons
attended the nearly two-hour
meeting Thursday to listen to
the proposal and comment on
the development that would
abut 14 existing homes.
Many people in attendance

shouted from their seats or
stood to speak over the
uproarious crowd to compen-
sate for the lack of a micro-
Property owners Claude and
Eva Perry of Birmingham,
Ala., hired the Genesis Group
to develop the plans for the
'10.5-acre. parcel .
"It w'a.i5 a lousy p[resenta-
tion,' resident Deari
Thompson said after the meet-
ing. "They are asking way too
The development would
add a 110-room hotel, a 65-
room boutique hotel, a
45,000-square-foot commer-
cial office building, an upscale
restaurant and retail space on
the southwest corner of the
"We really don't want this
type of development in this

area," one speaker said. "I just
don't see this working the way
you have it here."
To accommodate such a
project, the Development of
Regional Impact (DRI) which
regulates the amount of com-
mercial space in the Southend
Redevelopment District would
need to be modified and the
property rezoned to a Planned
Unit De'eiopmnent, city offi-
cials said.
The property is presently
zoned residential single family
but planners contend that the
city's Redevelopment Plan has
always designated the land for
office use.
"If it is zoned for offices,
keep it offices," one resident
stated during the public com-
ment portion of the meeting.
"Don't try and cram this
down our throats."

Triathlon: It's all about having fun

photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Scott and Kelly Winer of Ponte Vedra Beach stand beside their "Y Kids Tri" athletes, daughter
Rachel and son Daniel, before the youngsters begin Saturday's competition at the Winston Family

Continued from A-1
The 8 to 10s swam 50 yards
- two laps rode a one-mile
bike loop and ran a half mile.
The oldest group swam four
laps (100 yards), biked for two
miles and ran for one.
The bicycling portion began
behind the YMCA. With area
roadways not available, the
youngest group used part of
the Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church back parking lot, while
the two groups of older young-
sters rode over fields.
"It's going to be more of a
cross country this time," said

Kauffman. "Unfortunately, the
road didn't work out, so we're
going to be doing a little ex-
terra race. But it'll be fun. The
kids are excited, and we're
"The Kids Tri is an opportu-
nity to have fun first and
foremost, to have fun," said
Jennifer Joy, Winston Family
YMCA's wellness director.
"And to get some exposure,
because there are kids
triathlons in other cities. This
is the second one for us, and
it's exciting," said Joy, who
won in the 35 to 39 age group

July 14 in the Beaches Fine Arts
Series Triathlon's final event
for the season.
"I think it's exciting because
a lot of the parents in this area
do triathlons and are active. So
it's a way for their kids to get
Joy emphasized the "no win-
ners" aspect of the event.
"It is all about finishing the
course and having a good time.
We have wonderful finishers
medals for them. Everyone
wins today."
See more photos, A-12

Continued from A-1
Homeowners Association
notes a compromise would
lower the tower to 135 feet
and would move it from the
back of the property to a spot
closer to Roscoe Boulevard.
The parcel at 276 Roscoe
Blvd. is owned by Lord of Life
Lutheran Church, which will
receive revenue from the
tower company.
Verticality's lawsuit claims
the county's denial of the
tower violates the federal law
preventing local governments
from acting to prohibit wire-
less service to customers.
Those opposing the tower
said it would be a visual blight
that would lower property val-
In a telephone interview

Monday, McCormack said the
case has been temporarily put
on hold "to allow the parties
to have settlement discus-
In a shade meeting that
is, a meeting held out of the
public's view as allowed by
law the St. Johns County
Commission agreed to have
settlement discussions and to
get input from the Ponte
Vedra community,
McCormack said.
A meeting .seeking that
input will be scheduled in
Ponte Vedra Beach in mid or
late August, he said, and
before the County
Commission takes action on
the proposed settlement.
"My position is we have a
strong legal position [in the

case]," McCormack said
"At the same time . I
think in particular [with]
telecommunication tower
cases, there's a lot of uncer-
tainty in the law."
McCormack told the com-
mission that county staff is
reviewing the tower ordi-
nance, which needs updating
to fit with "significant
changes" in state law made in
Among recent changes in
state law is a provision that,
essentially, assumes there is
somewhat of a need for cell
towers, McCormack said in
the telephone interview.
"Generally, we can't even
ask them to show that there is
a need," he said.

Neighbors: Both Coalition members

Continued from A-1
church and Roscoe residents
would oppose the compromise.
"We figured the church
wouldn't go for it," Garrett
explained to Coalition mem-
"We knew Palm Valley
would fight it, tooth and nail,"
Garrett said, calling the com-
promise "a step" to avoid
going to court.
. "Don't -coutt' tninthe ,church -
- they need the money,"
Kohnke responded.
Many Roscoe Boulevard resi-
dents are members of the Palm
Valley Community Association
which, along with the Sawgrass
Players Club association, is a
member of the Coalition.
The Coalition has nearly two
dozen member homeowner
associations, and solidarity
among the associations is often
viewed as one of the
Coalition's strengths.
Cowan told commissioners

that the issue has residents
"snapping at each other."
Kohnke suggested that
Coalition members should
stick together.

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www.beachesleader.com Locally Owned and Operated Serving the Beaches since 1963 THE BEACHES LEADER/PONTE VEDRA LEADER

The Leader's Opinion

Coercion is no way

to fund ferry operation

The Mayport Ferry is a vital link in State Road A1A,
a state responsibility.
Commuters from Duval County and Nassau County
rely on the transit link, making it a county responsi-
Yet, in the quest to secure funding for the ferry,
which is anticipating a $1 million operational shortfall
next year, alternative revenue sources are being
The Beaches cities are being pressured to provide
money to keep the ferry afloat.
It should be noted that the ferry most immediately
serves the historic Mayport fishing village and is vital
to its continued economic health. The village, howev-
er, is not located in any of the Beach municipalities.
We and other supporters of the ferry want to see it
continue operations. It is unreasonable, though, to ask
the Beach cities to ante up when the state and county
will not.
Extorting Beaches taxpayers to dip into their much
smaller coffers to do what others with bigger means
and obligation won't is wrong.
The ferry is an asset that should be maintained. That
has been our position even before the state abdicated
its responsibility years ago to keep A1A linked, bailing
out of running the ferry.

Letters to the editor:

Name the new school that serves

PV the Ponte Vedra High School

To the editor:
The issue that has been the
most important aspect of the
new school has always been -
where will the students from
PONTE VEDRA have a high
school! If the new principal
from south Florida is not made
aware of the energy and angst
and rancor this community

went through these last few
years to GET a high school for
PONTE VEDRA then it will be a
The school should be named
Ponte Vedra High School.

Tonn Pastore
Ponte Vedra,

City workers appreciated for

quick response to fallen tree limb

To the editor:
We often take for granted
the services provided by our
city workers. I would like't'
'take this opportunity to com-
mend the employees of the
Atlantic Beach Public Works
Department, police and fire
departments for their quick
response to the fallen tree
limb on Sherry Drive which
occurred on Friday, July 20.
The entire street was blocked
by the huge limb and power
lines were knocked down.
There was someone there

from the city immediately
after the limb hit the road.
They were quick and efficient
in the cleanup making it pos-
sible for JEA to reconnect the
power lines that had been dis-
connected. The police aid
fire department did a great
job of traffic control which
allowed the workers to com-
plete the cleanup.
Thanks for a job well done.

Diane Whitehead
Atlantic Beach

Hypocrites just don't understand

To the editor:
I see the hypocrites still
don't "get it".
This republic is/was found-
ed on rule of law. The law
applies equally to the rich
and the poor, the old and the
young, the beautiful and the
ugly, the liked and the
unlike, and the big and the
The point Mrs. Pardee was
making was that any hoops
that Walmart had to jump
through, Starbucks should
have to also. It is the rule of
LAW. Otherwise petty bureau-
crats become despots &

And speaking of.hypocrites,
having fussed about condos
going up along Atlantic
Boulevard and clogging their
evacuation route, AB is
approving 114 new units. At
the cost of the units, you
know they will have at least
two cars for each unit, and
you know they won't leave
any behind. [That's] 228
more cars to evacuate along
Atlantic Blvd.

Turn on the faucet

We're all tapped out on

bottled water these days

Feel bad for the bottled-
water people. Back in the
late 1980s, young upwardly
mobile professionals -- yup-
pies, if you recall the term --
suddenly had cash to burn.
This was the baby-boom gen-
eration. It demanded the good
life -- the best of everything.,

The baby boomers rejected
the simple approach of their
cost-conscious parents. To
heck with Folgers; they
demanded freshly roasted spe-
cialty coffees (Starbucks). To
heck with Budweiser; they
wanted specialty beers (micro-
brews). And to heck with fresh
water that poured right out of
your kitchen tap; they wanted
bottled spring water from exot-
ic mountain locations.
Older 'generations never
could understand the concept
of bottled water. My father (the
Big Gu'Ji surely couldn't.
Big Guy: You want to pay
money for something that
comes out of your kitchen tap?
Yuppie: That's right.
Big Guy: But you're'paying
$10 a gallon for something you
already have.
Yuppie: Only the best for
Big Guy: But tap water is
nearly FREE.
And so it was that the trendy
crowd turned the bottled water
market into :a gold mine. By
2004, some 41 billion gallons
were sold -- that's upwards of
$100 billion in revenue. But
suddenly the bottled-water
party is.over.
Many of the same trendy
folks who made bottled water
hip have decided to stop drink-
ing it because another trend is
more hip.
According to Newsday, bot-
tled water is bad for the envi-
ronment. It requires some 50
million gallons of oil each year
to produce the plastic bottles
in which it is contained. Add
to that the energy burned to

produce and ship it a
have the save-the-e
ment people breathing
your neck.
Suddenly, New Yo
other cities are spend
money on advertising
paigns:,that encourage
to forsake bottled wate
encourage people to d
water that comes out
kitchen taps.
Some restaurants a
ning bottled water, too
"We don't look at it a
money, we look at it a:
ing in the world," De
co-owner Joe Bastiani(
Newsday. He said his
rant will make and sell
mineral water orn-site u
That's right, tap wa
water is suddenly chic
can't think of a conc
better illustrates the n
of our country.
America's fresh, clez
water is the envy of th
Throughout the hisi
mankind, civilizations
to pipe fresh water into
-- remember the Romar
many civilizations are.s
ing at it.
Any sane fellow kno
don't drink the wate
you're visiting Mexico (
other countries on tw

of the planet. You don't drink
it because it's polluted and poi-
soned and all kinds of little liv-
ing entities are swimming
around waiting to attack your
But in America, virtually all
our water is safe. Virtually
every home in every part of
the country has a kitchen tap
that offers an unlimited supply
of it. You pull the tap and out
it comes -- safe, clean water.
Our tap water is a reflection
of our country --a reflection of
how incredibly successful the
LL American experiment has
been. It's also a reflection of
how lazy and ignorant and
and you unaware so many Americans
environ- have become --because we
g down take our water for granted.
Until recently, we demanded
irk and the "best" water -- the stuff that
ling big comes in bottles. And, now that
gi. pamn- is bad for us, to oi, ,; .
Speoppl The whole, bottled-water
r -- that concept makes- me wonder
rink the how many other things we're
of their taking for granted.
Our freedom? In many
re ban- places around the world, the
.government runs everything
as losing (Cuba, for instance) and the
sinvest- people have nothing --
l1 Posto, BECAUSE the government
ch, told run's everything.
restau- Yet some Americans are
its own eager to dismantle the system
sing tap that created our wealth
because they think the govern-
ter. Tap ment can do better -- the same
:. And I people who used to think bot-
ept that tied water was better.
uttiness All I know is the older I get,
the wiser my father becomes.
an, safe He knew 20 years ago or more
e world, that the bottled-water trend
tory of was just that -- a nutty trend.
sought If only thq rest of America
o homes was as wise as the Big Guy.
is -- and Tom Purcell is a humor colum-
still fail-. nist nationally syndicated exclu-
sively by Cagle Cartoons. He may
Ows you be reached by email at
r when Purcell@caglecartoons.com.
or many

Michael Sturm
Neptune Beach



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More letters to the editor:

Politicians are not being straightforward about taxes

To the editor:
I was so glad to finally see
some letters regarding the
ridiculous scare tactics of our
local politicians.
I have lived in south
Jacksonville Beach since 1944
and Jacksonville all of my life.
When we first moved here to
the Beach there were maybe 6
cars on Butler Boulevard in
the morning on the way to
work. Now you know how
many there are. All this

increased volume did not just
come from St. Johns County,
obviously they are living in
Jacksonville Beach. This does
not take a Harvard grad to fig-
ure out that in the last 10 12
years a lot of people have
built homes and million dol-
lar condos and moved to the
The taxes at the beach are
hefty especially with all the
million dollar condos on the
beach. I have to ask where all

the extra tax dollars are
To threaten the tax payers
with police and fireman lay
offs is just laughable. I per-
sonally think we heed to lay
off some of those overpaid
politicians. We could hire
three police officers for every
politician fired. This is a good

Carolyn Connor
Jacksonville Beach

Drivers in cars with AC can wait for biker to pass

To the editor:
Your recent articles and editorial about bicy-
clists not stopping at stop signs in Ponte Vedra
was obviously written by someone who does
not ride a bicycle.
It is ridiculous to expect a biker to stop com-
pletely at a stop sign when there are no cars in
an intersection. Bikers should be given the same
right of way as pedestrians for the same reasons,
we have no protection from cars, we are
exposed to the elements, and we provide a ben-

efit to society by exercising, and not using auto-
Is it such a big deal for a driver in an air con-
ditioned car to wait a couple seconds while a
biker travels through an intersection? Get off
your chair and away from your computer, ride a
bike and you will soon have a different opinion
about bikers.

Joe Dennis
Ponte Vedra Beach


Oh, what I

would do

for a bus

that would

take me

to the zoo

It's true: We have a zoo. A
very good one, too. The
only trouble is, on getting
there I really have no clue,
but it's something I wanna
Mossbacks such as me often
worry about sitting at the
wheel of our knockmobile to
brave the hazards of the super-
slabs, which we consider to be
a rough (very!) equivalent of
the Daytona- Speedway.
However, a bus I can bear.
Zounds, I once rode for 13
hours in a busted school bus
from lofty Quito, Ecuador,
down into the Amazon.jungle.
In comparison, a Jacksonville
Transportation Authority vehi-
cle would be luxurious even if
Ralph Kramden were driving.
But here's the rub: For us,
there's apparently no direct
bus route to the zoo. At the
JTA Internet web site, I
requested a trip plan from my
house in Neptune Beach to the
vicinity of the zoo. The total
ongay,.fare ,,as reasonable:
S2., ,U fortunately, it includ-
ed a transfer to another bus at
EC.CJ. Station, which alleged-
ly allows only ten minutes to
get to the new bus. Depending
on how far it is, and how fast I
could hobble, I might miss the
The other difficulty is the
walking distance from
Heckscher Drive and Zoo
Parkway (where the second
bus presumably drops me off)
to the zoo entrance. According
to the zoo driving instructions,
it looks like it's a mile afoot.
Phew! Could I tiptoe that far
through the tulips?
To me, there's only one solu-
tion to the problem: JTA and
the zoo need to team up to
provide a more convenient
and less exhausting route to
the zoo for oldsters at the
Beaches. I see it as a special bus
maybe once a week from a
Beaches-area shopping center
all the way, non-stop, to the
zoo and return. If it were
established and properly pub-
licized, I bet it would be a big
hit. JTA, we're told, is redesign-
ing the bus system. This could
be part of it.
Assuming I'm a typical
Beaches senior citizen, there
are probably plenty of us who
may have seen the zoo many
years ago, if ever, and who
could be enthusiastic good will
ambassadors (a "Zoo Crew")
for that institution, revving up
'attendance of younger folks.
As I understand it, there have
been many wonderful changes
made in recent years. Word of
mouth is a powerful advertis-
ing medium.
I can't wait to see the man-
drill. I hope he finds oil.

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Fraud was reported July 20 in
the 500 block of 1st Avenue S.
The victim told police he lost
his bank card over the weekend.
A copy of his bank statement
showed several unauthorized
withdrawals including one for
$42.50 in the 200 block of 3rd
Street N.

Auto burglary was reported
July 20 in the 700 block of 3rd
Street S. A shopping bag con-
taining a cell phone, silver jew-
elry, greeting cards and other
items was stolen from the pas-
senger seat of the vehicle. An
unknown male answered the
victim's cell phone and
demanded a $25 reward to
return the phone if the police
were not involved. Two
unknown males were observed
sitting in a red pickup truck
parked near the victim's vehicle.
They claimed to have car trou-
ble but drove off seconds later,
police said. Both men work at a
nearby business.
* *
Petit theft was reported July
20 in the 600 block of Marsh
Landing Parkway. The victim
told police that she placed her
purse in the child seat of the cart
while she was shopping. She
noticed her wallet with her driv-
ers license, bank cards, check-
book and $150 cash was missing
when she went to the register.

John Benson McDermott, 29,
a transient, was arrested July 21
and charged with principal in
the first degree in the first block
of Beach Boulevard, according
to a police report. A witness told
police that she observed an
unknown male suspect with his
feet sticking out of a broken
window of a Jeep and
McDermott was seen standing
next to the vehicle and looking
around the parking lot, police
said. The rear window of the
vehicle was broken and a shovel
was found near the car. Several
drops of blood were found on
the passenger seat and the cen-
ter console. An Ipod valued at
$250 was stolen.

Murry Gatling, 33, a tran-
sient, was arrested July 21 and
charged with burglary/con-
veyance to an unoccupied struc-
ture in the first block of Beach
Boulevard, according to a police
report. Police looking for a sus-
pect in an auto burglary report-
edly observed Gatling'standing
in front of a nearby store bleed-
ing from his right hand and

* *
Residential burglary was
reported July 22 in the 1100
block of 7th Street N. A laptop,
flat screen television, digital
camera and an Ipod were stolen.
The victim told police that she
returned home just after micq-
night and found her rear door
standing open. An unknown
suspect used a flat tool to pry
the bolt lock open. The stolen
items were valued at $31.50.
* *
Adrian Venterous Blackman,
34, of Jacksonville was arrested
July 22 and charged with driv-
ing on a suspended or revoke
license as a habitual traffic
offender in the 1800 block of
2nd Street N., according to a
police report.

Burglary to a business was
reported July 22 in the 1000
block of 3rd Street N. Unknown
suspects pried the front door of
the business open and stole 10
gold bracelets valued at $1,000
from the display case.

Grand theft was reported July
22 in the 100 block of Beach
Proper N. The victim was swim-
ming in the ocean around 2
a.m. and left his belongings on
the beach. His cell phone, wal-
let, drivers license and two cred-
it cards were missing when he
went to retrieve his things.
* *
Robbery was reported July 20
in the 700 block of Holly Drive.
Two Jacksonville men were
walking west on 6th Avenue
North when one of them acci-
dentally dropped his diamond
ring into a yard. The men were
using a flashlight to locate the
ring when they heard a voice
telling them to get on. the
ground. The victims told police
they looked up and observed
two male suspects walking
toward them with pistols point-
ed at their faces. The suspect
searched the victims and stole a
cell phone and the flashlight.
The suspects struck one of the
victims on the left side of the
face with a pistol before fleeing
to a waiting vehicle parked near-
by. The vehicle was described as
a white Nissan Sentry or Toyota
Corrolla.A witness saw the car
pull up and called police after he
observed the victims being
* *
No new reports.

Dean Bronson Veale, 20, was
arrested for aggravated battery

Today's Weather

Wed Thu Fri
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Partly to mostly
cloudy with a chance
of thunderstorms.
High 87F. Winds E at
5 to 10 mph. Chance
of rain 60%.

6:40 AM
8:24 PM

Slight chance of a
thunderstorm. Highs
in the upper 80s and
lows in the mid 70s.

6:40 AM
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Scattered thunder-
storms possible.
Highs in the mid 80s
and lows in the mid

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on a law enforcement officer
and resisting an officer with vio-
lence on July 22 in the 1200
block of First Street, according
to a police report.
Complainants told police that
four males were riding their
bikes on First Street, causing a
disturbance, according to the
report. An officer approached
the suspect and told him to
stop, but the suspect pedaled
faster and then collided with
the officer, according to the

Grand theft of a a motor vehi-
cle and uttering forged instru-
ments were reported on July 19
in the 1000 block of Third
Street, according to a police
report. An officer conducted a
traffic stop on the suspect, who
said that the owner of the vehi-
cle had given the vehicle to him
as a gift. He produced a piece of
paper that was notarized, but it
only had his signature on it,
according to the report.
* *
Burglary was reported on July
19 in the 600 block of Third
Street, according to a police
report. The victim's purse was
stolen from her vehicle while
she was at the library, according
to the report.
* .
Damaged property was
reported on July 19 in the 600
block of Third Street, according
to a police report. The rear win-
dow of the victim's vehicle was
smashed while she was at the
library, according to a police

Burglary was reported on July
18 in the 600 block of Valley
Forge Road E., according to a
police report.

Burglary was reported on July
18 in the 1000 block of Kings
Road, according to a police
report. The victim's satellite
radio was stolen from the vic-
tim's vehicle, according to the

Burglary was reported on July
18 in the 1400 block of Neptune
Grove Drive E., according to a
police report. The victim's wal-
let, driver's license, ATM card
and $225 in cash were stolen
from his vehicle, according to
the report.

Robbery was reported on July
16'at 11-34 p.m. in the 70 block
of Robert Street,' according to a
police report. The victims were
sitting in the backyard of a resi-

City manager:


sewer plant


will cost JB


Jacksonville Beach is partner-
ing with the St. Johns River
Water Management District to
bring the city's wastewater
treatment -plant into compli-
ance with new federal stan-
The Environmental
Protection Agency enacted a
new policy that limits the
amount of nitrogen being
deposited into the lower river
Nitrogen allocations will be
enforced through Wastewater
and Stormwater National
Pollutant Discharge
Elimination System permits.
Permit holders will be
required to complete major
capital improvements to meet
the new specifications.
The City Council last week
approved a $6 million cost
sharing contract with SJRWMD
to rebuild the city's existing
treatment facility.
"The Jacksonville Beach cost
may be up to $20 million. Our
entire water and sewer budget
for the year is $9 million so it is
going to be an enormous cost
to you as tax payers," City
Manager George Forbes said.
"We're not done. We intend

to ask for more money. This is
a good start."
Jacksonville Beach has
obtained both wastewater and
stormwater NPDES permits
which will have nitrogen limits
added by the FDEP in the com-
ing years.
The engineering study for
the project is complete and a
the design of the new plant is
City officials are also seeking
state and federal grants to help
fund the project.

Woman stabbed while walking dog

A 21-year-old Jacksonville Beach woman is
recovering from injuries sustained when she was
attacked by a man while walking her dog early
Monday morning.
Police observed the woman laying on the
ground in her front yard in a state of shock with
Sher husband kneeling by her side. Several lacer-
ations were visible on her right arm and lower
The victim's husband told police that his wife
went outside to walk their dog around 2 a.m. in
the 1600 block of Bentin Drive.
When she failed to return after several min-
utes, he said he went outside and observed her
running toward him without the dog from
about five houses away.
She appeared to be struggling when she
reached the yard and collapsed to the ground
with wounds that appeared to be inflicted with
a sharp object, possibly a knife.
The victim was finally able to tell police that

dence when two males, dressed
in all black and wearing black
ski masks, came up behind
them and forcibly pulled them
from their lawn chairs, accord-
ing to the report. One of the
victims was pulled about 25 feet
away from the house and was
forced to the ground. The sus-
pect threatened to "put a bullet"
in the victim's head if he did not
hold still. He said he felt an
object on the back of his head
but did not see a gun or any
weapon. The other victim was
dragged into the woods and
pushed to the ground. One of
the suspects pulled the victim's
shoes and sweatshirt off and
stole his wallet and several mis-
cellaneous papers, according to
the report. They also forced
him to pull his pants down
around his ankles, according to
the report.

Robbery was reported on July
22 in the 2300 block of Mayport
Road, according to a police
report. The victim was riding
his bike home at 8:42 p.m.
when a male dressed in black,
jumped up and kicked him off
of his bike, according to the
report. The victim attempted to
get back on the bike to get away
when several other males
grabbed him and began beating
him. They pulled a backpack
until it tore away from the vic-
tim. He was then able to get
back on his bike and get away,
according to the report.

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while she was walking her dog, the animal
became excited by a cat and broke loose from
her control.
While she was searching for the dog, police
said the woman was struck by an unknown
object in the back of her head which caused her
to fall to her hands and knees.
A suspect jumped on her back and pushed her
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Seamus Benjamin Brase was
stillborn July 5, 2007. His brief
life forever touched those who
surrounded him, his family
said. He is survived by his twin
brother, Theodore Reagan
Brase; sister, Kyleen Marie
Brase; parents, Kristen and
Benjamin Brase; grandparents,
Ted and Jean Spas and Randall

and Doris Brase; as well as sev-
eral aunts, uncles and cousins.
Memorial services are to be
held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the
Chapel of Beaches United
Methodist Church.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


Terry Delraye Covera, Sr.,
51, of Carrollton, Ga. died
July 16, 2007 at his residence.
He was born Dec. 22, 1955 in
Jacksonville Beach.
Cover moved to Carrollton
in 1994 and was the manager
of Big Chic in Bowden, Ga.
Survivors include his wife,
Sherry Covera; his mother
and father, Cecilia and
Richard Scharar of Carrollton;
two sons, Allen Lyons of
Anderson, S.C. and Terry
(Nicole) Covera, Jr. of
Bremen, Ga.; four daughters,
Misty Covera of Tampa,
Jessica Covera of Anderson,
S.C., Felicia Frady and
Victoria Meister; sister,
Michelle Dyer; brother,
Richard Covera, all of
Carrollton; six grandchildren,
Jasmin, Tristan, Hannah,
Kailey, Natalie and Grace;
maternal grandmother, Aline
Patten; brother-in-law, Chris
and Betty Ellis of Jacksonville
Beach; sister-in-law, Lynne

and Michael Ahrens of
Titusville, Fla.; aunt, Arlene
Brazell of LaGrange, Ga.; and
several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were
conducted Sunday from
Martin & Hightower Heritage
Chapel with Rev. Ronnie
Fuller officiating. Honorary
pallbearers were his nephews,
Shawn Scharar, Benjamin
Dyer and Jason Dyer. The
family received friends at the
funeral home Saturday.
In accordance with the fam-
ily's wishes, Covera's body
was cremated. Memorial con-
tributions may be made in his
name to New Hope Boys
Home, 2385 Oak Grove
Church Road, Carrollton, GA
Martin & Hightower
Heritage Chapel of Carrollton
has charge of the arrange-
ments. Messages of condo-
lence may be sent to the fam-
ily at www.martin-hightow-


John T. Jenks died July 19,
2007 in Gainesville, Fla. A
Jacksonville native, he resided
in Ponte Vedra Beach for many
Jenks was a graduate of the
Wharton School of the
University of Pennsylvania. He
served in the U.S. Army during
World War II. He was a mem-
ber of Christ Church, Ponte
Vedra Beach.
.Jenks is survived by his

daughter, Ann Jenks of
Gainesville; brother, Dr.
William A. Jenks of Lexington,
Va., and brother, R. Murray
Jenks of Jacksonville.
A private rpemorial will be
held at a later date. Donations
may be made to Haven
Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd.,
Gainesville, FL 32606.
Arrangements are under the
care of Forest Meadows Funeral
Home, Gainesville, Fla.


Alura Lynn Norton, "Our
Little Angel" infant, died July
18, 2007 in Baptist Medical
She leaves behind her fami-
ly, mother Brittany Lynn
Black and father Clinton
Joseph Norton, Jr., and broth-
er, Jordan Tyler Norton, of
Green Cove Springs; maternal
grandparents, Angela
(Charles) Morris of McClenny,
and Johnny (Tracey) Black of
Eastman, Ga.; paternal grand-
parents, Lois Marie (Ervin)

Morris of Jacksoniville and
Clinton Joseph Norton, Sr. of
South Carolina; and maternal
great-grandmothers, Joyce
Williams and Suellen Black,
both of Eastman, Ga.
A funeral service was
Monday in the Chapel of
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral"
Home. Interment followed in
Ponte Vedra Valley Cemetery.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville


William Curren Womble III
("Little Billy"), 31, died July
20, 2007. He is survived by his
father and stepmother, Bill
and Carol Ann Womble;
mother, Agnes Womble; aunt
and uncle, Tom and Milledge
Kavanaugh; two nieces, Erin
Kavanaugh and Brittany
(Seth) Lane; his dog, Bounder;
and a' host of other relatives
and friends.
The family expresses a spe-
cial thank you to the staff at
Hodges Cluster Home and
Point West Cluster Home.
A memorial service for
"Little Billy" will be held at 11

a.m. Wednesday in the Chapel
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, with Rev. Bob
May officiating.
The family suggests that, in
lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to
Beaches SERTOMA Club,
which raises money for special
needs children, or Beach
United Methodist Church for
the Costa Rica Mission Trip or
the Cornelia. de Lange
Syndrome Foundation.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville

Elder Genelle Burnett
Brown died July 21, 2007. She
was born Feb. 6, 1942 in
Zebulon, Ga., the daughter of
the late K.C. and Ida Ruth
Burnett. She moved to New
York, N.Y. at an early age.
Brown was married to the
late Isaiah (Ike) Brown for 34
years. She relocated, to
Florence, S.C. with her job,
AT&T. In Florence, Brown
served as a musician at Mill
Branch A.M.E. Church. She
was relocated again by AT&T
to Jacksonville, where she
retired after 34 years of dedi-
cated service.
Brown was a member of
First Baptist Church,
Jacksonville Beach, for years
before becoming a member of
New Community Baptist
Church, where she served
many years as Minister of
Music, New Members Teacher
and Sunday School Teacher
and assisted in the Youth
Department. She entered into
the Gospel Ministry as an
Brown was later ordained as
one' of the Elders of New
Community Baptist Church of,

Atlantic Beach by her pastor,
Elder Michael Johnson. She
was a leader, teacher, mother,
friend, confidant, counselor
and an excellent mentor.
Brown is survived by two
daughters, Sherry L. (Phillip
Sr.) McClendon of Meadville,
Pa. and Juanita B. Wright of
Jacksonville; three grandchil-
dren, Shameka, Phillip Jr. and
David; three great-grandchil-
dren, Kayla, Victoria and
Alyssa; and four godchildren,
Javon Canady, Arvey Ramsey,
Nancy Ravnell and Delores
Patton. She also leaves five sis-
ters, Anna Ruth Smith of Erie,
Pa., Betty Jenkins of
Harrisburg, Pa., Melissa
Burnett of Meadville, Melinda
Brown (Ross) of Pittsburgh
and Millicent Burnett of
Pittsburgh; seven brothers,
Eddie Joe (Debbie) Burnett,
Melville Gene Burnett and
Marvin (Debbie) Burnett, all
of Meadville, Robert Lewis
Burnett of Las Vegas, Nev.,
Winfred Morris (Mamie)
Burnett of Florence, S.C.,
Marshall Burnett of Turner
Falls, MA., and Wayne Burnett
of Erie; aunts; a host of nieces
and nephews, grandnephews
and nieces; a host of caring
friends and associates; and
three special friends, Sister
Bernice Harris, Sister Joanne
Burns and Deaconess Brown.
She was so dearly and
deeply loved by all she came
in contact with, and she will
be truly missed but never for-
gotten, the family said.
The funeral will be held in
Meadville, Pa. A memorial will
be held at Community Baptist
Church. A date and time will
In lieu of flowers, memori-
als may be made in her honor
to the American Cancer

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Barbara C. Fornes, a long-
time Beaches resident, died
July 18, 2007. Fornes was
bprn in Detroit, Mich. She
attended Michigan State
University, where she became
a teacher.
Fornes is survived by her
sons, Kevin (Kim) and Kirk,

and two grandchildren,
Curtis and Sara Fornes.
A private family gathering
will take place as per her
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


Carl "Bert" Hoglund, 81,
died July 23, 2007. He had
lived in the Ponte Vedra
Beach area for the past 32
years and was an avid golfer.
Hoglund had worked for
Dynamic as a civil estimating
He is survived by his wife of
39 years, Barbara; cousins,
Jimmy and Raymond Pearson;
daughter, Karen; granddaugh-
ter, Loretta; and great-grand-


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A visitation with the family
will be held from 6 p.m. to 8
p.m. Thursday in Quinn-
Shalz Family Funeral Home,
3600 3rd St. S., Jacksonville
Beach. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to
the American Cancer Society.
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Some of those attending Saturday's Greater Beaches VFW
Post 3270 annual Luau gather under the Post's new sign
erected tro weeks ago

.Thursday, July 26
BDC Book Group: Beach
Democratic Club's Book Group
meets at 7 p.m. at the Neptune
Beach Village Inn.

TPC Village Exhibitions:
The second of two TPC Village
art exhibition receptions will
be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at
the Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra Beach. This exhibition
features boys who participate
in the "From the Inside Out"
Cultural Center arts outreach
program. On hand will be cr&
ative writing instructor
Rhonda Maurer, Visual artists
Linda Broadfoot and Daniel
Wynn and music and creative
movement instructor Laura
Dwyer. Call 280-0117 to RSVP.

Friday, July 27

FCA Power Camp: This is
the last day to register for the
2007 Fellowship of Christian
Athletes Power Camp, for kids
ages 7-12, which will be held
Aug. 6-10. Hours are 8 a.m.-5
p.m. The camp offers training
by college athletes and golf
instructors and features speak-
ers, Bible studies and games.
On Friday, parents are invited
to join their child for a round
of golf. For information or to
register, contact Dawn at 904-
273-9541 or via email at dsan-

FRA Does the Cooking:
Fleet Reserve Association
Branch 290 hosts a
"Pizza/Calzone" dinner from
5-8 p.m. at the Branch Home,
390 Mayport Road, Atlantic
Beach. Carry-out orders are
accepted. The public is always
invited to dinner. For informa-
tion, call 246-6855.

Saturday, July 28

Kids Safety First: City
Mitsubishi and Kids Safety
First, a national non-profit
organization, will give free
booster seats to Jacksonville-
area residents from 11 a.m.-4
p.m. at the City Mitsubishi
dealership. Community police
officers will be on hand to edu-
cate parents about the impor-
tance of using these life-saving
seats. City Mitsubishi is at
10575 Atlantic Blvd.

Sunday, July 29

Creature Feature: Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
offers live estuary animal inter-
action sessions every Saturday
at 11 a.m. in the Research
Reserve's Environmental
Education Center. This
Saturday's "Creature Feature"
feature turtles. Research
Reserve Visitor Services
Specialist Tina Bouse and
Volunteer Jim Novelly explain
.animal habitats, food chains
and behavior in a hands-on
presentation. The GTMRR's
Environmental Education
Center is located at 505 Guana
River Road. Entry fee is $2 for

adults and $1 for children ages
10-17; children under 10 are
free. For information, call the
Research Reserve at 904-823-

Prenatal Yoga Teacher
Training: Prenatal Yoga
Teacher Training will be held
from 5-7:30 p.m. at Tranquil
Waters, 120 Lemon St.,
Neptune Beach. For
Information, call Dana at 372-
0116 or visit www.strollerjize-

Wednesday, Aug. 1

Atlantic Beach Women's
Connection: Atlantic Beach
Women's Connection's August
brunch, from 9:30-11 a.m. at
Selva Marina Country Club,.
features Kate. Cordell of Ocean
Yoga in Atlantic Beach. The
speaker is Jo Ayres of DeBary,,
Fla., who says she is "the hap-
piest girl in the whole USA."
Cost is $12 inclusive.
Complimentary child care is
available with
reservations/cancellations by
July 30. Call Vivian at 246-
2522 or 994-8850. Email reser-
vations to
All are welcome. The Atlantic
Beach Women's Connection
meets the first Wednesday of
each month at Selva Marina.

Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch meets at 7 p.m. in the
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
board room on the first floor
next to the conference rooms.
Enter from the outdoor walk-
way on the north side of the
building. Beaches Watch meet-
ings are open to the public. For
information, call 513-9242 or
visit www.beacheswatch.com.

Man to Man: Man to Man,
the prostate cancer support
group, meets at 6 p.m. for its
summer session, which fea-
tures a general discussion with
Dr. Morris Dees. The meeting
will be held in Conference
Room A of Baptist Medical
Center Beaches. Man to Man is
an American Cancer Society
education and support pro-
gram for people dealing with
or interested in learning about
prostate cancer while, at the
same time, providing a forum
for survivors to offer support
and encouragement to those
who have been newly diag-
nosed. For information about
Man to Man, call 249-0022. For
information about the
American Cancer Society, call
1-800-ACS-2345 or visit
www.oancer.org. .

Thursday, Aug. 2

American Legion
Auxiliary: Ocean Beaches
American Legion Auxiliary
Unit 129 meets at 7:30 p.m. at
the Post, 1151 4th St. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. Members
are encouraged to bring a
guest. For information, call
249-2266 or 242-0042.

Friday, Aug. 3

Fletcher Class of '97: The
Fletcher Class of 1997 holds its
10-year reunion Aug. 3-4.. The
will be a cocktail mixer starting
at 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at Eddie
Bahamas to which all classes of
Fletcher High are invited.
There will be a 10-year recep-
tion beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. 4
at the Homestead Restaurant.
The cost is $50 per person. The
contact is Brandi 'Watterson at
queenblarif'gifa Il.com.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

VFW Ladies Auxiliary: The
Ladies Auxiliary of Greater
Beaches VFW Post 3270 meets
at 7 p.m. at the Post, 915 8th
Ave. S., Jacksonville Beach.
Members are encouraged to
bring a guest. For information,
call 249-7366.

Friday, Aug. 10

Fletcher Class of '76:
Fletcher High's Class of 1976
holds its 31st reunion through
Aug. 12. There are no fees or
cover charges; this is a "pay as
you go" event. Members of the
class meet at 8 p.m. Friday at
Pete's Bar in Neptune Beach.
Golf is available Saturday; call
coordinator Gary Crumley at
233-4455. Dinner begins at 7
p.m. at Slider's in Neptune
Beach. Any overflow will slide
over to Ragtime Tavern in
Atlantic Beach. A Luau Pig
Roast will be held Sunday in
Modesky Park, Atlantic Beach.
The luau is a BYOB/covered
dish affair. Crumley, the host,
also can be reached at 2462
Jetty Ct., Atlantic Beach, FL

Saturday, Aug. 11

Intergalactic Bead and
Jewelry Show: A two-day
Intergalactic Bead and Jewelry
Show will be held at the
Morocco Shrine Temple, 3800
Saint Johns Bluff Road South,
Jacksonville. The Saturday-
Sunday hours are 10 a.m.-5
p.m. Admission is $5 Saturday
and $4 Sunday. Children 12
and under are free. Exhibitors
will offer a selection of pre-
cious and semi-precious beads,
pearls, crystal, findings, deli-
cates, silver beads, beading
supplies and finished jewelry.
Classes will be available. Visit
the website,
www.BeadShows.com, for class
information, directions and a
discount admission coupon to
the show, or call 888-729-

Sunday, Aug. 12

Fundraising Event: The
Hineni Messianic Fellowship
holds a garage sale from 10
a.m.-4 p.m. at the St.
Augustine Beach Pavilion.
There will be face painting,
davidic dances, Native
American dance, a
Judaica/Messianic table, ham-

burgers, hot dogs and soda. For
information, call 904-940-

Monday, Aug. 13

Leave 'em Laughing: The
first anniversary meeting of
the "Leave 'em Laughing" Tent,
the Jacksonville chapter of the
International Laurel &. Hardy
Appreciation Society will be
held from 6-7:45 p.m. at Pablo
Creek Branch Library, 13295
Beach Blvd.. L&H movies to bq
screened -are "Leave 'eii
Laughing," a 1928 silent short
subject, and the 1934 sound
feature, "Sons of the Desert."
Admission is free for all ages;
free light snacks and soda will
be served. For information, call

Shoppers peruse the multiple booths at an antique show Friday
sponsored by the Jacksonville Beach Women's Club. The show
was held at St. Paul's Catholic Church Friday through Sunday
and brought dealers from various cities selling everything from
pottery, jewelry, dishes and artwork.

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photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Seniors learn how to e-mail in the second session of a four-part introduction to computers class being taught by Lucille Devlin
(center) at the Players Community Senior Center on Landrum Lane in Ponte Vedra Beach. Devlin volunteers her time to teach
the free class.

Seniors get computer savvy

Contrary to public
opinion, not everyone
knows how to operate
a computer.
That's where Lucille
Devlin comes in..
Devlin teachers a four-
week course for "computer
beginners" at the Players
Community Senior Center
in Ponte Vedra.
And those taking Devlin's
class appreciate the opportu-
"I'm looking to be able to
go to the Internet," said,
Cecil Beggs, who described
his computer knowledge as
"very little" during
Monday's class.
"I've got current events
and global warming (on the
screen)," he said. "Actually,
what I would probably do,
most of the time, is get on
there and look for 'some
kind of sports news. Like
college, NCAA news."
Beggs didn't have a com-

puter until his daughter
gave him hers.
"So now I'm trying to
learn to use it," he said.
"With other things going
on in my life, I might not
use it for a month, then try
to go back. And it's hard to
get back to it."
Devlin is the instructor for
Introduction to Computers
at the senior center. .
"We do four classes and
this isithe second go-
round," she said.
"They are all very novice."
Devlin said that while
most youngsters are comput-
er knowledgeable, many sen-'
iors aren't. She said seniors
face a few challenges getting.
comfortable with computers.
"I think, at the beginning,
it's to lose their fear of it,
and also to manipulate the
mouse. That's the biggest
'challenge," -she said.
The first session Devlin
gave was Introduction to
Basic Computers, the'second
was e-mail. Coming up next
is Word, followed by Excel.

"However, we don't always
stick to my schedule," said
Devlin, whose class is free.
A painting of Don and
LaVonne Blackburn hangs in
the entryway alcove of the
senior center; The
Blackburns made a donation
that enabled the Players
Center to buy furniture.
Now Don Blackburn is
taking in Devlin's class.
"I have a computer, and I
can receive e-mail messages.
And I can send them and so
forth," he said. "Want to
know a little bit more about
what the computer has to
offer. I think our next ses-
sion is going to be on
Microsoft Word, so I need
For Lillian Moncrieff,
Monday's class represented
only her fifth time on a
Computer. And even though
she said she knew nothing
about them, Moncrieff
offered Terri Trindell, sitting
next to her, a helping hand.
Asked why she's taking
the class, Moncrieff said

emphatically, "Definitely
want to learn. Oh, yes. It's
coming, little by little. Just
have to be less afraid.
Everybody tells me 'You
won't break it.' I just don't
want to pull a boo-boo."
Devlin's class is like going
back to square one for
Marina Suarez, who said she
hasn't been on a computer
in 20 years.
"Basic, I forgot, really,"
said Suarez. - "
Lynne Paradise, whose
husband, Brian, leads nature
walks for seniors, said she
needs to add to her'comput-
er knowledge.
"My children, who are
now college age, taught me
how to use the computer.
But all I know how to do is
e-mail, back and forth," she
"I don't even know how
to cut and paste. And I'm
starting to do a lot of volun-
teer work, so I need to have
a little more sense of how to
use the computer in differ-
ent ways."

Youth bowling still

in session at Beaches

Bowling is a family affair
for the Solomons of
Jacksonville Beach.
Allen Solomon met his
wife, Susan, in 1970, while
they were on the same youth
bowling league at Beach
Their daughters, Christine,
Becky and Sara, have grown
up bowling at the
Jacksonville Beach bowling
The Solomons have been
directing Beach Bowl's youth
program for the past 18
Christine Solomon
Andrew, a teacher at Fletcher
High School, has been the
girls bowling coach at
Fletcher for the past five
years. Sara Solomon, a
Fletcher sophomore, is on
the bowling team..
Becky, a rising junior at
the University of North
Florida, is in charge of the
scholarship league at Beach
Bowl this summer.

"This is the first year I've
run this entire scholarship
league," Solomon, a psychol-
ogy major, said last week.
"We've been running the
scholarship league about
eight years," added Allen
"It's the only league we
hold in the summer. We
started a fall scholarship
league last year. We've
awarded close to $60,000 for
Beaches kids over the last 10
The scholarship league,
held May to August, is held
on Wednesday evenings and
Saturday mornings. An.ongo-
ing fund provides scholar-
ships based on points that
bowlers earn just by partici-
pating. The league's age
range is 10-21, with 17 being
the average.
The 36-member league's
youngest participant is
Taylor Lee, a fifth grader at
San Pablo Elementary.
Also in the 10-11-year-old


University of North Florida student Becky Solomon, left, with
youth bowler Taylor Lee of Jacksonville Beach.

St. John's Ladies' Guild publishes its second cookbook

Most cookbook collec-
tors have on their
bookshelves several
Community cookbooks.
Their popularity comes from
each cookbook's unique
selection of time-tested
recipes that have been
shared by the contributing
The Ladies' Guild at St.
John's Catholic Church
recently published a new
community cookbook,
"Tastes for All Seasons."
This is the second cook-
book by the Guild. "From
Thy Bounty" was published
in the early 1990's, Guild
President Cindy Dubay said.
The Guild's mission is to
provide service within their
parish and in the communi-
ty. They published the cook-
book to raise money for sev-
eral of their outreach and
community projects, said
Ruth Ann Atwell, Guild
These include a St.
Nicholas Festival in
November, a holiday shop
for children, receptions for
First Communion and Easter
Vigil, and parish events for
the feast day of St. John.
More than 70 Guild mem-
bers and several gentlemen
contributed over 200 recipes
for "Tastes for All Seasons."
The Guild worked with a
publishing company that
publishes cookbooks using
computer software. This

decreased the time needed to
finish the project, and all
the contributors were able to
submit their recipes on line,
said Atwell.
True to its name, "Tastes
for All Seasons" offers recipes
for seasonal fruits and veg-
etables, cool summertime
salads, hearty cold weather
main course dishes, interna-
tional recipes, and holiday
Atwell and her father
George Powell contributed
recipes for a number of
Polish dishes, including
Powell,s Mushroom Soup.
The soup is one of thirteen
meatless dishes traditionally
served at the family's
Christmas Eve dinner, said
Rene Pachuta's Summer
Harvest Gazpacho and Cindy
Dubay's Fresh Peach Sauce
make good use of the abun-
dance of summertime pro-
Barbara Knauss,
Bunkhouse Beans would be a
good choice to bring to a
cookout as would Carole
Fuch's Cauliflower Salad.
Enjoy Sandra Tuttle's
Smoked Fish Dip anytime of
the year. This is easy to pre-
pare in the oven even if a

smoker is not available..
The flavor of fresh aspara-
gus makes Debbie Johnson's
Ziti with Asparagus, Smoked
Mozarella, and Prosciutto a
warm weather favorite.
Mary Flores Dedman's
Butter Crunch Wheels are an
easy to make candy that is a
delicious sweet treat to serve
guests or give as holiday
In addition to the all of
the other recipes, "Tastes for
All Seasons" offers informa-
tion on the new food pyra-
mid, calorie counts, ways to
cut fat and sugar intake, and
other nutrition tips.
Contact the church office
at 246-6014 to purchase the
cookbook. The cost is $10.
To order by mail, send $10
and $2.95 for shipping and
handling per book to St.
John's Ladies Guild at P.O.
Drawer 330005 Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233.

The following are recipes
from "Tastes for All Seasons."

Smoked Fish Dip
(Sandra Tuttle)

one-half cup mayonnaise
one-half cup buttermilk
1 T Italian dressing
1 cup sour cream
2 cups smoked fish, boned
and chopped or
fish cooked with a little
Liquid Smoke

To smoke fish in oven, use
lemon juice, Worcestershire
sauce, and Liquid Smoke.

St. Johns Ladies Guild members are (from left, front row) Mary Flores Dedman, Muriel Lites,
Carole Fuchs; and, (from left, back row) Ruth Ann Atwell, Chris Ball, Angela Lingerfelt, Kathy
Grimm, Cindy Dubay, Rita McAndrews Giblin, and Barbara Knauss.

Spread over fish filets and
broil for a few minutes.
Chop up and mix with
above ingredients.
You can use seasoned salt
or Cajun seasoning to smoke
fish in a smoker. Slow cook
in smoker for several hors.
We leave the skin on one
side and place skin-side

down. Can use a little hot
sauce in dip recipe for a
Even sardines can be used
if you want.

Summer Harvest
(Rene Pachuta)

three and one-half cups
seeded, peeled ripe tomatoes
1 cup chopped, seeded,
and peeled cucumber
1 cup chopped red bell
1 cup chopped green bell


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Army Pvt. Brian J. Lagitch
has graduated from the H-8
Tracked Vehicle Recovery
Specialist Course at Fort Knox,
The course is designed to
train students in the skills and
knowledge needed to perform
recovery operations using the
M88A1/A2 tracked recovery
The course includes field and
classroom training in the prop-
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technical data, and applicable
references needed to determine
recovery methods, locate
recovery sites, operate tactical

Brianna Marie Zack

Mike and Katie Zack of
Glenwood, Iowa, announced
the birth of a daughter,
Brianna Marie Zack, on May
1, 2007.
Maternal grandparents are

Don and Carole Hansen of
Jacksonville. Paternal grand-
parents are Larry and Joyce
Jones of Glenwood, Iowa, and
Robert Zack of Laurens, N.Y.

Marguerite Brown Krechowski

Patrick and Jennifer
Krechowski of Neptune Beach
announce the birth of a daugh-
ter, Marguerite Brown
Krechowski, on May 7, 2007,
at Baptist Medical Center
She weighed 7 pounds, 13
ounces and was 20 inches long.

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Maternal grandparents are
Judy MacDonald of Atlantic
Beach and Bruce MacDonald
and Linda Forte of Ponte Vedra
Paternal grandparents are
William and Kathleen
Krechowski of Merritt Island.



Griffin Joseph Waddill

Joseph and Meri Waddill Jr.
of Neptune Beach announce
the birth of a son, Griffin
Joseph Waddill, on June 26,
2007, at Baptist Medical Center
He weighed 7 pounds,. 1
ounce and was 20 inches long.

He joins a brother, Charlie
Andrews, 7.
Maternal grandparents are
the late Judy and Floyd Yeager,
formerly of Atlantic Beach.
Paternal grandparents are
Joseph and Jo Anne Waddill of
Neptune Beach.

communications equipment,
and maintain recovery vehicle
armament systems.
Students learn to drive,
maintain, and perform preven-
tive maintenance on recovery
vehicles; receives operating
instructions in recovery vehicle
component equipment, auxil-
iary power units, and use of
proper recovery safety proce-
dures when rigging, recovering
and towing tracked vehicles.
Lagitch is the son of Alfred
Lagitch of Atlantic Beach..
He is a 1992 graduate of
Terry Parker High School.

Lauren Marie Fleming and
Christopher Arden Bayliss were
married May 19, 2007, at the
Casa Marina Hotel in
Jacksonville Beach.
The bride is the daughter of
Thomas and Lona Fleming of
Ponte Vedra Beach. She is a
graduate of the University of
North Florida and is employed
by Ad Specialty Services in
Savannah, Ga.


Players Community Senior
A group from the Players
Community Senior Center
joins program director Julie
Wright July 25 in cleaning up
A1A. The senior center has
adopted a portion of the road-
way. The fun begins at 8 a.m. at.
the center. Also that day, a 10
a.m. Butterfly Garden .Field
Trip is scheduled. Signup is
required, the fee is $5 and
those registered must bring
lunch and a drink. Also at 10
a.m., an Introduction to E-Mail
class with Leigh Rodante of the
Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra
Beach is offered. At 10:30 a.m.,
it's Gentle Tai Chi ($5). Craft
instruction is given from 1-3
p.m. July 26 offers a honey of a
program when Jo Mickler dis-
cusses "Honey Bees in Ponte
Vedra." Her presentation begins
at 11 a.m. From 10-11 a.m. it's
blood pressure screening; com-
puter instruction is offered
from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. A
watercolor class featuring har-
monious color is scheduled
from 1-3:30 p.m. At 2:30 p.m.,
a Caregiver Support Group
with Community Hospice facil-
itator Charlene Beymer, enti-
tled "Caring for the Caregiver,"
is scheduled. All interested
community members are wel-
come to attend. Call 280-3233
for information.
Bridge for Dummies
A Beginners Bridge Class is
offered for five weeks at the
Neptune,Beach Senior Activity
Center. The class, held from 3-
5 p.m. each successive Tuesday,
runs through Aug. 14. Master
Bridge Player Peggy
Higginbotham is the instructor.
Registration is .required. For
information, call the Senior
Activity Center at 270-1688.
Blood Pressure Screening
The University of North
Florida School of Nursing, in
partnership with the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center,
offers free blood pressure
screenings from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
July 26. Call 270-1688.

The groom is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Skip Bayliss of
Melbourne Beach. He is a gradu-
ate of the University of North
Florida and is employed by Mac
Papers Inc.
Carissa Quigg was the maid of
honor. Robert Fleming was the
best man.
The couple spent their honey-
moon in Hawaii and reside in


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July 8 with a trip to the Florida
The couple were married on
July 8, 1967, at Sacred Heart
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They moved to the Beaches
in 1989. The couple have three
children, Aaron Quick of St.
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photo by CHUCK ADAMS
The youngest member of the scholarship bowling league, held May to August, is Taylor'Lee, sec-
ond from left. She is joined by 10-11-year-olds, from left, Ashley Gammons, Thomas Pisani and
Davey Dedman.

Bowling: League runs for 14 weeks

Cont. from A-8
category are Ashley
,Gammons, Thomas Pisani
and Davey Dedman.
At the other end of the
spectrum is Justin Preckajlo,
who played baseball at
Fletcher and last season at
FCCJ. Preckajlo, who started
bowling when he was 3,
picked up baseball after his
family moved to Florida
from New Jersey when he
was 6. He has averaged 219
in a league and has a high
game of 298.
"Just missed my mark by
about two inches, and it cut
across the head pin. I left,
the 3-6," he said of his per-
fect game near-miss. But the
300 goal is still there. "Oh,
yes. Definitely. I really want
it." 1
Preckajlo was 14 when he
threw his 298. Brother
Edward owns three 300
games and an 800 series,
S"If I had to choose one to
go on into," Preckajlo said,
W"I would say baseball,
Wbec6i'ic'I TnoIw I I:.in only
play it for a certain amount
of time. But you can bowl as
long as you want."
Allen Solomon expects to
have 100 youth bowlers

Friends of the GTMNERR,.
in partnership with Young
Rembrandts; offers an estuary
Drawing camp for children
ages 6-12. The final of two
sessions runs July 24-Aug. 14.
Participants will learn about
creatures in the estuary and
draw many of them. Young
Rembrandts is an after-school
art program in Northeast
Florida, Enrollment flyers are
available at the GTMNERR or
a t
Cost of the four-day class is

Storytime Science will be
offered from 3 p.m.-4 p.m.
July 25 at Castaway Island
Preserve, 2885 San Pablo Road
S., Jacksonville. The program,
for ages 7 and under and their
adult companions, combines
literacy with science facts. A
story will be read and the sci-
ence involved will be exam-
ined. For information, call

A Pirates Movie Series con-
tinues at 3 p.m. July 28 at the
Beaches Branch Library, 600
Third St., Neptune Beach.
Call the branch at 241-1141
for the title of the movie.

Adventure Landing, at 1944
Beach Blvd., offers a variety of
kids events through to year's
end: July 28: Third annual
Frog Frolic; Sept. 1-3: Labor
Day Weekend; Oct. 12-31:
Hall of Terror & Hallo-Wee
Zone; Dec. 15: Breakfast with
the Care Bears and Santa, fol-
lowed by a free Meet & Greet;
Dec. 1-19: Teddy Bear Toy
Drive; Dec. 31: Noon Year's
Eve, with a Balloon Drop at
Noon. For information, call

The Winston Family YMCA

when the fall season, held
Saturday mornings, begins in
September. Signup is Aug.
25. There will be a first-time
bowlers clinic Sept. 1.
Five of the youth bowlers
at Beach Bowl last are former
state champions. One is
Holly Borum, whose father,
Jim, was a men's singles state
champion in 2005. Holly
Borum won a state youth
championship in 2006.
The Florida State Youth
Championships, held over
four weekends in April, aver-
ages 2,500-3,000 partici-
pants. Solomon became its
director in 2006. He has
directed the tournament in
Winter Haven for two years.
S"I awarded $42,000 in '
scholarships this year alone
in that tournament," he
Solomon emphasized
bowling is a sport for every-
"We are a team event," he
said, "but kids bowl at their
own pace. We try to' keep it
fuin for therif; we rie'er let
bowling slip from being a
sport. If any kid doesn't treat
it as a sport, then we deal
with that because we're very
serious about it.


"We've had a lot of kids
bowl collegiately, a lot of
kids win a lot of scholarships
from our program. We're
proud of that."
Solomon said the Florida
State Youth Bowling
Association is centered
around scholarship.
"We work very hard for
it," he said. "The only tour-
nament that isn't scholar-
ship-motivated is their state
tournament. Its motivation
is fun and pride, to be state
champion. But the tourna-
ment I run, the Pepsi tourna-
ment, is all about scholar-
ship. It's the seventh-largest
youth bowling event in the
nation, and it's one of the
highest payout events."
Bowler retention is anoth-
er bright spot, he said..
"They stay with us as they
grow through their teen
years. We retain a lot of
them," he said. "We work
with their skill level as they
progress, we treat all the kids
the'same. W\e don't give-any_;.
preferential treatment to the
better bowlers.
"Once again, fun is the
bottom line. If we overcoach
a kid and it's no longer fun,
that's when we lose a kid."

photo submitted
Six piano students of James Dwight Johnson of Neptune Beach
recently performed piano auditions for the National Piano Guild
at the Cultural Center of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic
Church in Ponte Vedra Beach. The students were entered in the
international division, they each were required to perform 15
solos by memory. All six received superior ratings. Show above
from left are Jessica Shapiro of Ponte Vedra Beach, Sydney
Bartlett of Jacksonville Beach, Rachel Shapiro, (back row)
Sarah Shapiro, and Josh Shapiro of Ponte Vedra and Harrison
Snowden of Ponte Vedra.

has offered summer clinics in
soccer,. volleyball, lacrosse
and flag football. Still to come
is a speed and conditioning
clinic July 30-Aug. 2, from
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., for

ages 7-12. Cost is $45 for
members, $70 for program
participants. For information,
call YMCA sports director
Scott Barnhill at 543-9622.

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Cont. from A-8
one-half cup chopped red
one-half cup chopped car-
one-quarter cup chopped
one-quarter cup fresh
cilantro leaves

1 tsp. garlic
2 T olive oil
3 T cider vinegar
1 T fresh lime juice
one-half tsp. paprika
1 tsp. salt
black pepper to taste
one-quarter tsp. cumin
one-eighth tsp. cayenne
one and one-half cups
tomato juice

Place tomatoes, cucumber,
peppers, onion, carrots, cel-
ery, cilantro, and garlic in
food processor. Add oil, vine-
gar, and lemon juice. Puree
until smooth.
Transfer mixture to a large
bowl and stir in paprika, salt,
black pepper, cumin,
cayenne pepper, and tomato
juice. Blend well.
Refrigerate 2-3 hours or
until thoroughly chilled.
Garnish with additional.
cilantro. Makes six 1-cup

Mushroom Soup
(George Powell)

1 qt. mushrooms
one and one-half quarts
good rich stock, veal or
1 T flour
1 T butter
1 tsp. salt
sour cream
Wash and peel 1 quart
mushrooms and dice. Stir
into them good rich stock.
Thicken with 1 T flour
creamed with 1 T butter, salt
and pepper. At the last
moment, add a bit of sour
cream and croutons.

Cauliflower Salad
(Carole Fuchs)

one-half cup salad dressing
3 T lemon juice
2 T sugar
3 pkgs. Sweet and Low
1 head lettuce
1 head cauliflower
1 small onion
one-half bag frozen peas
' .: :4 oz.shredded chedda'ri :. ;
cheese ,.
real bacon bits

Mix well first 4 ingredients
and store overnight. Mix
cauliflower with onion, peas,
and cheddar cheese. Mix the
dressing with the cauliflower
mixture,' place on lettuce
leaves and top with bacon

Bunk House Beans
.(Barbara Knauss)

1 lb. ground beef or turkey
1 medium onion, chopped
1 stick of butter or mar-
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup catsup
one-quarter cup mustard
one-quarter cup maple
one-eighth tsp. chili pow-
3 15 oz. cans pork and
2 15 oz cans chili beans
salt and pepper

Brown the ground beef
with the onions. Combine
with the remaining ingredi-
ents in a crock pot. Cook on
low overnight or bake in a
300 degree oven for two and
one-half to three hours.

Ziti with Asparagus,
Smoked Mozarella, and
(Debbie Johnson)


8 oz. ziti or other tubular
1 lb. asparagus, trimmed
and but diagonally into 1-
inch pieces
2 T olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
one-half tsp. fresh ground
3 oz. smoked mozzarella
cheese, diced
3 oz. thinly sliced prosciut-
to, cut crosswise into strips
3 T thinly sliced fresh basil
Bring a large pot of salted
water to a boil. Add the zito
and cook for 5 minutes, stir-
ring often. Add the aspara-
gus and cook until the pasta
is tender but still firm to the
bite and the asparagus is
crisp tender, about 2 min-
utes. Drain the pasta and'
asparagus, saving one cup of
the cooking liquid.
In a large, heavy skillet,
heat the oil over medium
heat. Add the garlic and
saut6 about 20 seconds. Add
the pasta, asparagus, one-
half tsp. salt and pepper, and
the one cup of cooking liq-
uid. Toss to coat. Remove the
skillet from the heat. Add
the mozzarella, prosciuto,
and basil and toss to com-
bine. Season with more salt
and pepper to taste. Makes 4

Fresh Peach Sauce
(Cindy Dubay)

2 cups. crushed fresh
peaches (about 4)
one-half cup sugar
one-half cup orange juice
2 tsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. vanilla (or use half
almond extract)

In a one and one-half
quart saucepan, mix crushed
peaches, sugar, and-orange
juice. Place over high heat
and stir until boiling. Reduce
heart and let simmer with-
out covering for 15 minutes
or until thick.



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100 compete in PV YMCA's triathlon for children

photos by CHUCKADAMS
Volunteers sign youngsters in Saturday for the "Kids Y Tri" triathlon at the Winston Family YMCA
on Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach. More than 100 children participated in swimming, biking
and running in three age divisions: 6 to 7, 8 to 10 and 11 to 12.

Senior moments

and Lillian
Moncrieff learn
how to e-mail in
-- the second ses-
sion of a four-part
S introduction to
S- computers class
-being taught by
CeLucille Devlin at
the Playersri Trindell
Community Senior
Landrum Lane in
Ponte Vedra
SMonBeach. Devline
teaches assa vol
i:unteer, and the
class is free to hery
students. See
story, A-8.

photo by CHUCK ADAMS

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Betty Lu (from left), Melanie
Rose and Janaki Perera
show off the final book in the
Harry Potter series, "Harry
Potter and the Deathly
Hallows." The teens, who
were first in line Saturday at
The Bookmark in Atlantic
Beach, were accorded the
honor of opening the first box
of books. To assure their
place, the girls got to the
shop, which opened for busi-
ness at 7 a.m., at 5:20 a.m.
See story, A-1.

photo by CHUCK ADAMS

Congratulations to our Winners

of the first Surf Contest!

1st Prize:
What surfing means to me
I first starting surfing over 30 years ago and can still
remember the first time I was able to stand up and cut
across the face of a wave. From that moment, I was
hooked for life. Now as a 40-year-old father of three, I
still love surfing and I have already introduced my fam-
ily to the sport. My oldest son is 4'/, and loves the ocean.
He has been riding a boogie board on his own since he
was 2.,. I recently bought him a 5'0" soft board which
he is learning to paddle around on and make his way
through the waves on his own. He has the balance to
stand up on his own outside beyond the break and.
hopefully, will be getting up on a wave by the end of
summer. I am working on his younger twin brother
and sister, although they are not the fearless kind like
my oldest when it comes to the ocean. And on a recent
trip to Costa Rica with my wife, she took a surf les-
son and loved it and now wants me to buy her a long
soft board. Surfing means family fun to me.
Tim McCarthy, Atlantic Beach

This photo of
Lindsey Rabb,
taken by her
mother. Julie, is
the winning
surf photo.

In celebration of The Leader's expanded Surf
Culture coverage, we are offering another
opportunity for our readers to win a Gravity
Skateboard. Write what surfing means to you
or about a surfing experience in a minimum of
100 words. You might choose to enter your
favorite surfing photo instead. Send your entry,
with your name, address and phone number to
The Beaches Leader, 1114 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 or email to
linda@beachesleader.com. Entries that were
sent the week of July 16 have been entered in
this competition.

Jonathan Rabb. eight years old,
won an honorable mention prize
for his essay. His sister, Lindsey,
took home the photo prize, the
Volcom Surfboard bag.

July 25, 2007


The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

The Leader

July 25, 2007 SPO RTS

* Can Jags stand the heat?
* Fishing Leader
* Classifieds

Swimmers battle in league championships


Swimmers from throughout
the area hit the pool at
Episcopal High School
Saturday for the First Coast
Summer Swim League champi-
Selva Marina Country Club
Mariners placed second over-
all, amassing 613 points in 74
events. Beaches Aquatic Swim
Team Dolphins came in third
with 126 points.
The Eagle Harbor Screaming
Eagles were crowned overall
champions with a total of
1,133 points.
In individual races, Selva
Marina's Wren Weber won the
girls 10 & Under 100-yard
individual medley with a time
of 1:24.42. BAST's. Kristi
McPherson was sixth in
Eva Porter, of Beaches
Aquatic, placed third in the
girls 11-12 100-yard IM in a
time of 1:20.56. The Mariners'
Mary Speed was the top finish-
er for Selva Marina, coming in
sixth in 1:29.19. Teammate
Sierra Sternfeld was seventh in
a time of 1:29.44.
Selva Marina's Justin Turner
was fifth in the boys 11-12
100-yard IM with a time of
In the girls 13-14 100-yard
IM, the Mariners' Brielle
Sebold swam to a first-place
finish in 1:20.13.
The Selva Marina quartet of
Harris Pharr, Jeb DeVault,
Tanner Roick and Garrett
Silvers took first in the boys
13-14 200-yard freestyle relay.
Lindsay McPherson scored
some points for BAST when
she swam to victory in the
girls 8 & Under 25-yard butter-

Selva Marina Country Club swimmer Brielle Sebold is about to break the surface during the butterfly leg of the girls 13-14 100-yard individual medley race, at the First
Coast Summer Swim League championships Saturday. Sebold won the event in a time of 1:20.13.

fly in a time of 18.93. Selva
Marina's Daria Burdette was
seventh with a time of 23.47.
In the girls 9-10 50-yard but-

Beaches Aquatic's Kristi McPherson comes up for air during the
breaststroke leg of the girls 10 & Under 100-yard individual
medley race Saturday in the First Coast Summer Swim League
championships at Episcopal High School.

terfly, Wren Weber scored a
victory for the Mariners when
she raced home in 38.15. Kristi
McPherson was the top
Dolphins finisher, clocking
49.50 to finish sixth. Selva
Marina's Elizabeth Norton was
ninth and BAST's Tara
Krishnarao came in 13th.'
Cory Roick earned some
points for Selva Marina with
his second-place finish in the
boys 9-10 50-yard butterfly
race in 42.22. Teammate Ryan
Petitt was third in 45.42, while
BAST's Brian Alford took fifth
place in 54.79.
In the girls 11-12 50-yard
butterfly, the Dolphins' Eva
Porter claimed third in 34.36.
Selva Marina's Sierra Sternfeld
was ninth, with Kelly Deem
12th and Kelly Russell in 13th
place. BAST's Lauren Brumsey
came in 15th.
Elizabeth Lambertson took
second in the girls 6 & Under
backstroke race in a time of
25.55. Olivia Morello earned
three points for Beaches
Aquatic with her sixth-place
finish in 28.05.
Other Mariners competitors
in the 6 & Under backstroke

race included Ella Butler,
Laney Acker, Emily Grace
Waters, Maggie Greenwald,
Macy Kristen and Melanie
In the boys 6 & Under 25-
yard backstroke, Cory Gann
picked up seven points for
Selva Marina with his third-
place finish in 28.65. Other
Mariners finishers included
Adrien Loren in fifth with a
time of 29.07, Timmy Deem in
sixth (29.30) and Grant
Shepherd in 15th (31.56).
The top Beaches Aquatic fin-
isher was Cameron Hardy in
16th place with a time of
In the boys 7-8 25-yard
backstroke, Selva Marina's Jake
Acker was 17th, Will Cunkle
placed 20th, Cooper Main was
25th and Troy Spencer fin-
ished 40th.
For BAST, Jacob Rubin fin-
ished 29th and Ricki Wehrly
was 34th.
The Dolphins' Bayleigh
Weinberger finished 11th in
the girls 9-10 50-yard back-
stroke in a time of 51.03,
Jackie White was 17th (53.20),
Michaela Damato-McLeod was

26th (59.31), Gabrielle Porter
finished 28th (59.54) and Tara
Krishnarao was 37th in
For Selva Marina Country
Club, Reid Elmore finished
12th (51.03), Samantha
Spencer was 13th (52.06),
Annie Meierdierks placed 22nd
(58.10), Cassidy Spencer was
23rd (58.38), Dani LeGrand
came in 31st (1:00.25), Lily
Greenwald was 35th (1:08.04)
and Shelby Lakey finished
36th in 1:08.22.
In the boys 9-10 50-yard
backstroke, Selva's Bradley
Franco swam to a second-place
finish in 44.61 while team-
mate Jake Deem came in third
at 47.47. Sam Rosa was fifth
(49.95), Ben Mairs finished
eighth (51.25), Jonathon
Mackoul placed 11th (53.20)
and Jake Franco was 19th
Top Beaches Aquatic swim-
mers in the race included
Brian Alford in. 13th (54.09)
and Noah Broadway in 24th
place with a time of 1:17.92.
In the girls 11-12 50-yard
backstroke, top Selva Marina
finishers were Kate Mackoul in

10th (43.08), Emily Dukes in
16th (47.08) and Mary Giles
Morgan in 22nd (49.58).
The best Dolphin finishes
belonged to Lauren Brumsley
in 26th (53.66) and Tyler
Sollars in 27th with a time of
BAST's Trey Sumrall finished
15th in the boys 11-12 50-yard
The Dolphins' Anna Porter
swam to a second-place finish
in the girls 13-14 50-yard back-
stroke race, with teammates
Lindsey Michael and Victoria
Mason finishing fourth and
eighth respectively.
Selva Marina's Anna Hassler
was seventh in a time of 48.68.
The Mariners' Jeb DeVault
won the boys 13-14 50-yard
backstroke in a time 30.77.
Teammate Garrett Silvers was
fifth in 35.12.
Devon Davis was the lone
BAST finisher, earning the
10th spot in 43.35.
Katie Russell picked up two
points for Selva via her sev-
enth-place finish in the girls

See SWIM, page B-8

Goal of wrestling camp is to help sport grow

With the sport of wrestling experiencing a
slight gain in popularity over the past few
years, Fletcher High School wrestling coach
Roy Fallon took an opportunity to help
increase the area's exposure to the sport.
Enter Chuck Almeida, a 25-year wrestling
and strength coach in South Florida high
schools, who brought in
some Miami-area champi-
ons and the "South Florida
Influence" Wrestling
Camp in Jacksonville was We brought
The camp, which took guys fror
place at Fletcher July 20- Florida to
21, focused on takedowns,
turn and pins, wrestling- kids some
specific weight training niques that
and the sport from a refer-
ee's perspective, mally WOI
Almeida brings plenty of around he
experience in the wrestling
community to the table. Coach can
Aside from the 25 years of kids until
coaching, he is a 20-year
member of the National blue, but ti
Strength and Condition- are a big hel
ing Association and a
member of the Intemat- ......
ional Sport Sciences
Association, in which he is
an ISSA Certified Personal Roy
Trainer. Fletcher wres
As a coach, Almeida
mentored 17 individual
state champions and two state champi-
onship teams. He is also a member of the
Florida Wrestling Hall of Fame and the
National Wrestling Officials Hall of Fame.
Almeida invited former student Moses
Rivera, who was an undefeated state cham-
pion from Miami and a four-year letterman
at Southern Illinois, to teach at the camp.
Rivera is the head wrestling coach at

Miami Sunset High School, where in his 17
years at the position he has produced four
state champions, including Nicholas
Moreira, who also helped out at the camp.
Moreira was the 2007 3A state champion in
the 119-pound class for Miami Sunset.
"We brought in a few guys from South
Florida to teach the kids some techniques
that they rtormally won't learn around
here," Fallon said. "Any coach can coach the
kids until they turn blue,
but these guys are a big.
........................................... h e lp ."
Moreira was brought in
ht in a few to allow the students to
learn from someone in
n South their age group.
teach the "Rivera was my coach
and he brought me up here
new tech- to help out," Moreira said.
they nor- "I like to wrestle and it's
,t l fun to do, so I'll help out in
n't learn any way I can."
ere. Any While the camp taught
ah th techniques to students
coach the from Fletcher, others trav-
they turn eled to attend, including
some from Stanton High
these guys School and from as far as
Ip. Camden County, Ga. The
students had the opportu-
nity to learn wrestling
techniques from the
FaionB Miami-area personalities,
Faln many of whom have been
stling coach exposed to the sport much
longer than those in North
Florida, mainly based on
the fact that the sport is not offered any-
where else except at the high school level.
"They have a young program here,"
Moreira said. "The coaches are trying to
teach them things and most of the kids did
real good in everything so far. I think it's
important to expose this here because in
most counties in Florida they don't have
middle school wrestling, so it's hard for the

kids to get into it until after they reach high
school, which is sometimes too late."
Moreira added that kids down in Miami
can start wrestling before they reach grade
"Not many areas other than South Florida
have middle school wrestling," Moreira said.
"Down south they have YMCA programs
where kids are like four years old and start
wrestling. They get to middle school and
start to toughen up and by the time they get
to high school they become state champi-
"The main thing is middle school
wrestling, that's what helps the most."
One youngster at the Fletcher camp was
looking to get an early start on his wrestling
career. Ricky Little, who is 11 years old and
entering the sixth grade at Fletcher Middle
School, has been wrestling since spring break
earlier this year.
"It's a fun sport," Little said. "This camp's
been a fun experience. Everyone is just real
nice here."
Moreira feels it is important to keep these
types of camps going, so more kids will have
the opportunity to start wrestling at an earli-
er age.
"If they have these camps more often, and
have more coverage on the sport, more kids
will start joining and more kids will start to
compete for the state," Moreira said.
"I started in middle school, which really
helped out. These kids don't start wrestling
live until they're in high school, which is
hard because you don't get much practice or
much game time before you wrestle. Down
south we have so many middle school and
feeder programs that everyone is so tough.
That will happen here soon if this keeps up."
Even Rivera agrees that in time, the North
Florida area can become competitive in the
sport too.
"It's a little more competitive down there

See WRESTLING, page B-8

Fletcher High assistant wrestling coach Myles LoCoco, center,
demonstrates some holds during last weekend's "South Florida
Influence" wrestling camp and clinic at the school.

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The Beaches Leader/ r

July 25, 2007


Will Jags withstand heat of training camp?

Should summer camp for
our Jaguars be shortened
or not? As Wayne
Weaver's team opens grunt-
and-groan sessions this
Saturday, talk has been going
on that maybe two-a-day
drills should be cut down to
The growing complaint is
that over-drilling on the field
under a sun that would fry
an egg is passe and that the
thing now is to ease up a bit.
In other words, quit for the
day while most of the players
still have some energy left.
If they took a poll among
Jaguars players, no doubt
they would agree. Training
camp under some coaches
has been compared to weeks
of fun and frolic on Devil's
Island. Other inmates will tell
you it's not that bad, it all
depends on the warden er,
What the preseason train-
ing camp sentence is on
other teams, we can't really
discuss. What Bill Parcells or
Tom Coughlin or Vince
Lombardi might have done
isn't the issue here. We know
that Coughlin has been
described like Jerome Kern's
old song about "Lift that
barge, tote that bale."
To give old Tom the benefit
of the doubt, word is he's let-
ting up on the New York
Giants this season. Players
with broken legs will definite-
ly have the rest of the day off
provided they have a nota-
rized excuse from a doctor.
Regardless of how tough
things will be here in
Jacksonville, the good news is
that coach Jack Del Rio has
lessened the load since arriv-
ing on the scene in 2004.
While that didn't seem to
make a tremendous differ-
ence in last year's 8-8 break
even campaign, perhaps this
season will be better.
If it still doesn't work,
maybe Del Rio can fire anoth-
er coach or two.
The important things on
the eve of training camp are:
1. Quarterback Daunte
Culpepper must be signed by
the Jaguars regardless of his

u r s

physical condition. Assorted
members of the media insist
upon it.
2. The receivers must be in
tune with Byron Leftwich,
the starting QB, and not
afflicted with dropsies. So
many potential touchdown
passes died en route last year.
They say Lord Byron is in
top physical shape this year
and therefore should lead the
team to the Super Bowl.
"They say" said that. We did-
Many have speculated that
Culpepper is just the man the
Jaguars need at quarterback.
Not among that "many" is
Leftwich. We haven't yet
heard what Chief of Staff
James Harris or Del Rio plans
to do with both Leftwich and
Culpepper if they're both in
Teal and Black.
Play them both at the same
time in a sort of I-formation?
Alternate the two like Florida

did with Chris Leak and Tim
Tebow? Have Leftwich throw
to Culpepper at hide-out
wide receiver, or vice versa?
Meanwhile, kind of strange
that most of Jacksonville's
draftees have signed already.
Where are the annual hold-
outs? Are the returning veter-
ans so questionable that this
year's draftees sense they can
play immediately if they get
to camp on time?
We are told that the biggest
news is that third-round pick
Mike Walker has inked a con-
tract. He should be a wel-
come addition to the receiv-
ing corps. With a four-year
deal and signing bonus in the
neighborhood of $730,000 (a
nice neighborhood to be
stranded in), Walker says he
is thrilled.
The former Central Florida
star should be. Pay us
730,000 clams just to show
up and we'll do hand-springs.
But, at the time of this
writing, there is one crisis in
Jaguar-land. Former Gators
safety Reggie Nelson has yet
to sing. That ruins the week
unless he is in clover by
This team cannot leave
Reggie unsigned. If money is
the issue, can't a coach be
fired to make up the differ-
Just hearing about these
contract terms and signing
bonuses makes one wonder
why players don't sign right
away. Even Wall Street does-
n't have that kind of dough,
except on paper.
Let's get on with camp.
Events of the past week -
from Barry Bonds to Michael
Vick to NBA refs on the take
- are wearing us down. The
sleep we've lost wondering
whether MLB Commissioner
Bud Selig will attend the
Bonds home run party is get-
ting unbearable.
The only bright report is
that the Atlanta Braves are
bringing Julio Franco out of
retirement. Just in time, we
hear, for his 75th birthday.
Maybe he'll help the Braves
make a late-season run at the
division-leading Mets. Well,
we can hope.

Jaguars receiver Matt Jones prepares to make a touchdown catch during an intra-squad scrim-
mage last August at Jacksonville's preseason training camp.

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GJKT was great; tarpon fishing is improving

Great weather last week
provided anglers with
the perfect backdrop
for another outstanding
Greater Jacksonville Kingfish
Tournament. I can't wait to
hear some of the wild stories
that will emerge.
Congratulations to this

year's winners as well as the
hundreds of volunteers who
continue to make this tour-
nament a marquee event for
It's good to see the chum
hole producing kingfish
again. Many boats finished
there tournament day
trolling the high tide and

Photo submitted
David Moore got a quick picture of his 41-pound red bass
caught with guide Fred Morrow at Blount Island.

clear water around the jetties
and caught lots of kings. The
red tops was another hot spot
during the week but most of
the kings were small.
fishing '
improves a
little each
week. Pogie
pods seem to
be scarce so ...
most anglers
are fishing .
the by-catch
the shrimp
boats discard.
Langston and WIMPY S
his guest Joe FISHING
chummed a
little north of
Inlet last Monday morning
and caught a six-foot, five-
inch 125-pound tarpon that
stayed in the air more than
in the water. He turned on
his side after a 40-minute
Capt. Bobby and Joe tried
the same area on Tuesday
morning and within a few
minutes chummed up anoth-
er 100-pound beauty that hit
a live pogie on the surface.
This "big boy" was on the
release gaff in 55 minutes.
Capt. Kevin Faver and Ed
Persons chummed off the
Lighthouse at St. Augustine
and jumped several big tar-
pon before Ed got his circle
hook in a beauty and
brought him alongside in 15
Capt Dennis Young, with
Larry Paine, took the "Sea
Dancer" to the Elton Bottom
last Monday. They filled their
coolers with 50 beeliners, a
mangrove, 27 triggerfish, two
amberjack and'an African
On Sunday Capt. Dennis
with the Steve Washington
party, fished the B.R. bottom
for another 55 beeliners, 21
triggers, four amberjack, two
lane snapper, a yellowtaill and
16 sea bass.
Capt. David King, aboard
his "Crusty Crab" worked
one of his favorite spots in
the Ft. George Inlet last
Monday and caught 60 whit-
ing and five pompano. On
Wednesday morning he tried
Nassau Sound and had
another four dozen whiting,


four pompano and dozens
of jacks and blues.
Capt. David Sipler, with
his guest Chris Carpowicz,
brought home 10 speck-
led trout,
eight drum,
a pair of
and a red
Z'"t Anglers
on the
fishing over
the party
MJ ON grounds last
EADER week. On
one trip last
week they
for 18 amber-

jack, four snapper, a 25-
pound king, a 40-pound
barracuda and their limit
of big beeliners.
Johnny and Bobby
Taylor, and their friend
Freddy Bridges, teamed
up on a whiting trip last
week and found a good -
bite occurring off the cap-
tains house north of St.
Augustine. They started
Their drift in 25 feet of
water and instantly had
big whiting coming up.
They ended the morning
with over 100 whiting.
Larry "Fishman" Finch,
with friend George
Altevich, caught and
released 30 red bass while
fishing the Xtreme
Redfish Tournament.
"King Neptune" anglers
had great fishing last week.
The largest to come over the
rail was a 63-pound cobia
caught last Thursday.
Snapper, amberjack, grouper,
kingfish, beeliners and sea
bass lined the cleaning table
each afternoon.
Canal guide John Dyrssen,
with his friend Dwight
Hibbard, pickedsup their
limit of red bass last
Wednesday morning near the
Atlantic Blvd. Bridge.
On Friday, Al Piolet fished
with John near the Beach
Blvd. Bridge. They used live
shrimp to catch 11 flounder.
On the Jacksonville Beach
Pier, speckled trout, black
drum, flounder, Spanish and
whiting are coming over the
rail but not in great numbers.
There were several good days
on the Spanish. Most were
caught on the gotcha plug.
Don Miniard made the
catch of the week out of his
11-foot kayak. Last Tuesday,
after installing two rod hold-
ers, he put in at Mickler's
Pier. There were no pogies
around for bait so he used his
dead shrimp to catch several
whiting and blue runners he
used for bait.
Don put them out like he
was slow trolling and began
to paddle. He paddled only a
short distance before a big
tarpon took the whiting and
sailed into the air. It was
well-hooked and pulled Don
and the kayak around for
over an hour before rolling
on its side and being official-
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for Don.
Good Fishin'.

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Eleven-year-old Brooklyn Snyder, left, caught this 63-pound cobia aboard the King Neptune in 80
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Baseball School
Sunshine Baseball School
offers five remaining sessions
at Wingate Park in
Jacksonville Beach. The dates
of the sessions, which run
from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30
p.m. Monday through
Thursday are July 30-Aug. 2.
The cost of each session is
$125, which includes lunch,
drinks and a T-shirt.
Instructors are Fletcher
head baseball coach Kevin
Brown, former head coach
and Fletcher assistant Dr. Jim
Timmons and one-time
Fletcher shortstop Boomer
Bernstein, an Auburn gradu-
ate who assists Brown with
the varsity baseball team.
Sunshine Baseball School is
open to youngsters aged 6-
12. Lunch and trivia are on
each day's agenda from 11:30
a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Players
end the day swimming at the
Fletcher pool.
For information, call Jim
Timmons at 223-1664
(home) or 521-2687 (cell).

Beaches Basketball
Tommy Hulihan's Beaches
Basketball Camp at St. Paul's
School takes place July 30-
August 3. Two sessions will
be held. The first, for young-
sters entering grades 3-5,
takes place from 8 a.m. until
11 a.m.. The second, for kids
going into grades 6-9, is from
noon until 3 p.m. '
The cost of either session is
$95. For more information

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

Atlantic Beach Women's
Connection: Atlantic Beach
Women's Connection meets
the first Wednesday of each
month at Selva Marina
Country Club. All are wel-
come. For information, go to

Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch meets at 7 p.m. the first
Wednesday of each.,month. Its.
meetings are openrito-the pub-.
lic. For information, call 513'
9242 -or visit www.beach-

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 hospi-
tal campus. Call 247-2910 for

Man to Man: Man to Man,
the prostate cancer support
group, meets the first
Wednesday of each month at
Baptist Medical Center
Beaches, Conference Room A,
Jacksonville Beach. Man to
Man is an education and sup-
port program for people deal-
ing with or interested in learn-
ing about prostate cancer,
while at the same time provid-
ing a forum for survivors who
can offer support and encour-
ageinent to those newly diag-
nosed. For information about
Man to Man, call 249-0022.

Ponte Vedra Democratic
Club: The Ponte Vedra
Democratic Club meets at 6:30
p.m. the first Wednesday of
each month at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library. For
information, call Barb Paterick
at 273-5310.

'Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra: Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra meets from 7:30-8:45
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://pontve-

Yoga for Health: Yoga for
Health & Healing is offered
from 11:30 a.m.-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.

Kiwanis Beaches: Kiwanis
Club of Jacksonville Beaches
meets at 12 p.m. at Selva
Marina Country Club, 1600
Selva Marina Dr., Atlantic
Beach. Visit www.beacheskiwa-
nis.com for information.

Brown Bag Lectures: Brown
Bag Lectures take place from

visit Web site at beachesbas-
ketball.com and click on
Basketball Camp, or phone
Tommy Hulihan at 349-2611.

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

Ocean Marathon
The second Hammerhead

12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ti
Friday of each month
GTM Reserve Environ
Education Center, 505
River Road. Attendees
bring lunches and qu
The lectures are free an
to the public. For inforr
call 904-823-4500.

Exchange Club:
Exchange Club o:
Jacksonville Beaches,
profit service organ
active since 1980, mee
week from 7:30-8:30
the' Sea Turtle Inn. Fir
visitors receive a free br
The club website, for ir
tion about -upcoming s
and programs,
om. For information or
contact Jack Morison
318-7162 or

Recovery, Inc.: Re
Inc., a mental health
group, meets at 6:30 p.r
Paul's Catholic. 'C
Family Life Center, 5
Ave. N., Jacksonville
Call 247-3299 for inform

River City Singles
The River City Singles
Inc., a chapter of the
Association of Florida
holds a dance from 8-1
at the Knights of, Co
Hall, 1501 Hendricks
Jacksonville. Admission
$7 for members. Live
snacks and refreshmei
provided. For informati

Kittens and cats that ha'
veterinarian-checked ar
ed, and that have she
been neutered, are avail
adoption from 12-6 p
PetCo at Atlantic and

Ponte Vedra V
Florida Writers Assoc:
Ponte Vedra Writers
meets at 10 a.m. the
Saturday of each month
Ponte Vedra Beach
Library. FWA is a sta
non-profit organization
more than 750 member
cated to the support at
working of aspiring an
lished writers. Meetir
open to members anc
members. For informati
FWA regional direct(
DiGenti at 904-285-225

Breathing For
Breathing For Peace, ar
ductory meditation c:
offered from 1-2 p.m. at
Moon Center, Sky Stud
First St., Neptune
Taught by instructor
Lutker, the class teaches
ods of breathing media
help increase relaxatic
concentration while b
health benefits and inn
being. The fee is $50
weeks or $9 per session
386-793-3013 for inform

Buddhist Teaching
Guided Meditation:
Sunday, from 10-11:30

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Ocean Marathon is scheduled
for August 4 at 8 a.m. Both
swimmers and volunteers are
sought to make the vent suc-
The ocean marathon fea-
tures a 1.25-mile and 2.5-
mile swim (participants
choose one). Entry fee is $25
for the shorter race and $30
for the longer. Proceeds go to
the Jax Beach Lifeguards,
who will be on hand to
supervise swimmers in the
Busses take swimmers to
the starting points, with both
distance swims taking place
simultaneously. The races are
timed with ChampionChips.
Participants must report to
the finish line before 7:15
a.m. to register, pick up a
packet and chip then travel
by bus to the start. Finish
line is near 2nd Ave. North
in Jacksonville Beach, with
parking by the pier.
Prizes are available for age
groups in male and female
categories and the top men's
and women's finisher will get
an overall award.
For more information visit
Web site at hammerhead-

Soccer League
Registration is currently
ongoing for the Beaches
Soccer League sponsored by
Fletcher High School soccer
teams. Interested individuals
may sign up at Soccer Stop,
1518 N. 3rd St., Jax Beach
through today.

different topic applicable to
improving daily life is taught
by Buddhist teacher Carol
Lutker at Cobalt Moon Center,
217 First St., Neptune Beach.
The donation is $9, $5 for stu-
dents. For information and
other class times, call 386-793-

Depression Support:
Depression Bipolar Support
Alliance-Jacksonville Beaches
meets at 5:30 p.m. at Beaches
Medical Center, 1350 13th
Ave. S. Visit www.dbsajax.org
for information.

ea aJtL ... .. .,
n f~cta- Twin Heart Meditation-
peakers- Grbup: This 'group iieets from,
is 4-5 p.m. at Peaceful Journey in
eclub.c North Shore Plaza, Atlantic
to join, Beach. Global meditation
at 904- from Pranic Healing focuses on
at creating planetary healing and
hange- world peace, which begins
within. Love offerings are
accepted. Call Diane at 382-
covery, 5823 for information.
n. at St. Monday
church's Beaches Area Toastmasters:
78 1st Beaches Area Toastmasters
Beach. Club 2862 meets from 7-8:30
nation., p.m. at the Atlantic Theater on
Atlantic Boulevard. For infor-
Club: mation, call Cyndi Rice at 273-
s Club, 2759.
(SAF), Beaches Business
11 p.m. Association: The Beaches
lumbus Business Association meets at
s Ave., 12 p.m. every Monday at the
a is $8, Jacksonville Beach Golf Club.
music, Annual dues are $35, and each
nts are buffet lunch costs $7. There
on, call are no other meeting fees.
Upcoming speakers include
July 30, David Orr,
Bondsman+Body GPS; Aug. 6,
*Kitty: Mike Miller, JTA, Update of
ve been the Transportation System;
nd test- Aug. 13, Dr. Kephard, professor
)ts and at UNF, Languages of the
able for Caribbean; Aug. 20, Darrell
p.m. at Bassham, Reverse Mortgages;
Kernan Aug. 27, Tommy Johnson, N
FL (North Florida) Rams of the
semi-pro football league; Sept.
writers: 10, Jimmy Wilkins, Parks and
iation's Recreation, Jacksonville Beach
Group Lifeguards; Sept. 17, Capt.
fourth Kennedy, USN Ret.,
i at the Navy/Marine Relief; and Sept.
Branch 24, Robert Sanders, History of
tewide, Kingsley Plantation.
n with
rs dedi- Beaches Writers Night:
nd net- Beaches Writers Night is held
id pub- from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. the first
ags are, Monday of each month at
d non- Players By The Sea Theatre,
on, call 106 6th St. N., Jacksonville
or Vic Beach. Attendees are invited to
8. share writings and all genres
and level of experience, or just
to be part of an appreciative
Peace: audience. For information,
a intro- contact Aine Healy-Richardson
lass, is at 249-0289.
io, 217 Monday Night Alive: Single
Beach. adults 40 and older are invited
Carol to invited to join Monday
s meth- Night Alive, which begins at 7
nation to p.m. every Monday at Beach
:n and United Methodist Church, 325
ringing 7th Ave. N., Room 203,
er well- Jacksonville Beach. A source of
for six information is
n. Call beachsingles@bellsouth.net.
nation. Studio One, at night-
info@dancejax.com, is a place
g and to learn dance steps. Contact
Each Roseanne Bondanza Tyler at
a.m., a annetyler2002@yahoo.com for

The recreational, five-a-side
league is open to all players 4
years old (by Sept. 2007)
through sixth grade. Games
will begin the week of Aug.
20 and will end by the week
of Oct. 8. All games played
on weekdays at 5:30 p.m. at
the San Pablo fields across
from Fletcher High.
The $60 registration fee
includes eight games, a shirt
and socks. For more informa-
tion, contact Mike Levine by
phone at 635-8969 or e-mail
at levinem@dreamsbegin-
Swim Lessons
Beaches Aquatic Pool is
offering swimming lessons
for beginners to intermedi-
ates. Each course is for two
weeks, four days per week at
a cost of $95.
Morning session includes
intermediate classes at 9
a.m., advanced beginners at
9:30 a.m., beginners at 10
a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Evening session features
beginners at 5:30 p.m. and 6
p.m., advanced beginners at
6:30 p.m.
For more information, con-
tact the Beaches Aquatic Pool
at 246-3822.

A series of'summer camps
and programs has been
announced by the
Jacksonville Beach Tennis
Center at Huguenot Park.
Intermediate adult camp II
is slated for 6:30 p.m. until


Dance Trance Break Down,
Classes: A review class, held at
6:30 p.m. Tuesday and
Thursday, is open to all levels
and consists of various Dance
Trance routines that are bro-
ken down before performing
on the beat in a regular class.
The DTBD class offers a way to
learn the routines and get a
better workout in the regular
DT classes. A per-class option is
available. The Dance Trance
Studio is at 214 Orange Street.
Call 246-4600 or, for .the full
schedule, go to rww.dance-

Photo submitted
Deedo Nelson and Joe Shugart took first place in the Xtreme
Redfish Series Tournament July 21 at Joe Carlucci Boat Ramp.
Their two fish weighed 13.09 pounds and the pair took home
$1,475 in prize money. In second place were Chris Holleman
and Frank Holleman, total fish weight 12.52 pounds and $730 in
prize money. Third place went to Jimmy Pausche and John
Morrison. Their fish weighed 12.20 pounds and they received
$325 in prize money.

8:30 p.m. July 23, 25 and 26.
Advanced junior camp I
will take place from 9 a.m.
until 11 a.m. July 23, 25 and
Advanced junior camp II is
9 a.m. until 11 a.m. August 6,
8 and 9.
Cost of all camps is $45 for
six hours. For more informa-
tion contact Huguenot Tennis
Center at 247-6221.

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. and
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
at 8:15 a.m. For more informa-
tion phone Pushpa Duncklee at
403-9568 or visit beachgirlsfit-

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close to schools, ICW views. 3BR/2.5BA,
builders home, kitchen w/island gas cook-
top, study, garage. $489K. (904)860-3239;
308 Odoms Mill Blvd, PVB, 32082 Gorrrr-
geousl $621,000. Realty Executives of
Ponte Vedra (904)993-8857..
INVESTOR'S DREAM, Needs total re-
modeling. 826 9th Ave. N. $210,000.
Jax Beach 3/1 with bonus room. Move in
ready, large lot, 1372sf, $239,000. 241-
BROADWATER, FSBO, 4/2.5, 2819sf.
Marsh front, upscale neighborhood; close
to beach, shopping & dining, $524K,
1356sf., fully-fenced yard on over-sized
lot! $239,500. Call (904)626-4279.

ATLANTIC BEACH, 176 Pine St. next to
AB Elementary, 2BR/1.5BA townhome,
new AC, metal roof, etc. Short walk to
beach and Town Center. Asking *
$254,000, 247-8539 or 303-5729.
3BR/1BA, new kitchen, remodeled bath-
room, new ceramic tile throughout. New
Berber carpet in bedrooms. New ceiling
fans and light fixtures, 5 blocks to ocean!
$319,900. 477-1712.
ATLANTIC BEACH. Family starter, 3/2,
1400sqft., near elementary- school,
church, park, and Navy base. Priced be-
low appraisal, all reasonable offers con-
sidered. (904)305-3793, (904)705-3933.
7/28 and 7/29, 12noon-3pm. Jax Beach
special! Home with pool and fireplace, 803
13th Ave. No., 3BR/1BA. Walk to beach.
Tile floors, separate dining room; eat in
kitchen; large yard for entertaining,
screened sun porch. Reduced to
$299,500; will consider reasonable offers.
247-0168 or 982-0039 for directions.
$269,900. (904)655-3018. See pics at
ATLANTIC BEACH. Retirement special.
3/2, 1400sqft. Near Mayport Naval Station
and Navy Exchange. Priced below ap-
praisal, all reasonable offers considered.
(904)305-3793, (904)705-3933.
3/2 SPLIT, 2000sf incl. office & 15x32 rec
room. 2 car gar., plus 24ft pool. Near
Queens Habor. Must seel $225,000.
Jax Beach, 3BR/2BA, 1444sf. 1211 3rd
Ave North. $230,000. J.Eric Blanks Re-
alty LLC, Licensed Real Estate Agent.
Call (904)233-9543.
JAX BEACH 4BR/ 3BA, walk to beach.
Newly remodeled. 524 Patricia Ln. All
new- appl., flooring. Asking $410,000.
Call 545-4002.

home. New A/C, new roof, totally renovat-
ed. Must sell! Asking $120,000. Call
house, large fenced yard, stone fireplace,
new carpet. 2153 Featherwood Dr. E.
Owner relocating and must sell. Reduced,
$219,900. (904)280-2728 Iv. msg.
stainless steel appliances, completely re-
modeled, 1575sf, $262,000. 233-0840.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3000sqft., 4/2.5,
screened pool, $584,000, 422-0771.
EAST OF A1A- The Gates of Ponte Ve-
dra. Custom 3BR/3BA home built in 1993.
Enclosed pool, Florida room on beautifully
landscaped corner lot. $899,900. San
Marco Realty, 396-1107, 318-6937.
609 10TH Ave. N. 3/ 2, 2 car garage, lyr
old roof, A/C, heat & windows, electric,
plumbing. Concrete block w/ new stucco.
Needs int. cleaned up, as is. $295,000.
BEAUTIFUL RIPTIDE- 3/2/2, 1800sf,
granite, hardwood, lakefront, cul-de-sac.
349,900. Robert Candler, Bishop Realty
NEPTUNE BEACH, 4th & Lora St.
4BR/2BA, 1500sf., 70'x118' corner lot, re-
modeled inside, close to Jarboe Park,
4 blocks to ocean. SACRIFICE at
$37900nn n(904)662-6522

beach life, just 8 blocks from the ocean in
a 4BR/2.5BA home w/2 car garage. Built
in 2001, original owners. 2400sqft: FSBO
$479,900. All appliances and 12 month
warranty included in sale price. Call for
showing or more info, Lara Yehl 904-248-
close to Fleming Island, built 2006, Inde-
pendent Brokers & Assoc., Inc. 247-4333,
NEPTUNE BCH- FSBO, 1502 Neptune
Grove Dr. East. 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage,
corner lot, 1678sf, walk to beach,
$389,000 (912)682-1463.
3BR/ 2.5BA, 3 biks to ocean, 2 biks to
Fletcher, $389,000. 477-3066.

PONTE VEDRA, walk to beach, 1/1, water
to golf view, pool; tennis, fitness.
$169,900. (904)608-0962, (928)634-7402.
WOLF CREEK, 2BR/2BA, ground level,
s/s appliances, W/D $164,500. Seller will
pay $3000 towards closing costs. Grace
Ellis, All Pro Realty. Specialists Inc.
DO. Immaculate 2/2 condo in Ocean Vil-
lage, completely upgraded and spacious.
Your paradise at the beach Just steps to
the ocean $375,000 Lori Lareau Van-
guard GMAC Realty 904-868-7224.

PRICED TO.SELL! Buy Owner, 3BR/2BA, 21 foo t balcony
Neptune By the Sea. $379,900 will co-op. 2/1 top floor, corner unit, tiled balcony with
Ca Matt 04)38284329,9 w great views. Elevator, pool,and storage,
all Ma (904)382-8432, $349,900. Owner/ Agent. 887-7053.

OPEN HOUSE, Sat. & Sun. 10am-4pm. IMMACULATE 2/2 condo, 1300sqft, wall
For Sale or Rent, 1804 10th St, N, JB, 4/2 appliances, $199,900, (904)521-3200
Must See! $299K. 234-4047. Co-op 4%. ....-........... .-

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MUST SELL Oceanfront- Newer custom
built 5/4.5 on ocean, 4725sf, office, tile,
wood floors, pool and spa, screened lanai,
hot tub, and private beach. $2.5M.
Reduced in Queens Harbour- Immacu-
late 5/4, screened pool/spa on the 14th
fairway. Upgraded kitchen, butlers station,
wood floors, bonus, 3 car garage. $760K.
Reduced in Ponte Vedra- Custom con-
crete block, lakefront 4/3 on culdesac,'
2824sf, chef's kitchen, built-ins, lanai,
screened porch, 2.5 car courtyard garage.
Pool Home Reduced in Ponte Vedra
Lakefront 5/5 on culdesac, screened
pool/spa, lanai, bonus room, in-law suite,
wood, tile floors, 3 car garage. $639K.
Below Builder Cost in Queens Harbour
New 3/2.5 end unit luxury townhome, tile
floors, courtyard, chef's kitchen, balcony,
views, 3 car garage. $625K.
Must Sell in Jax Beach- 4/2.5 w/loft in
Ocean Cay. New carpet, paint, tile floors,
screened lanai, lots of storage, comm.
pool, walk to ocean!. $480K.
Cool Pool- Hot Price- Lakefront 4/2 with
screened pool, upgraded tile floors, cov-
ered lanai, open kitchen, fireplace, breath-
taking water views. $334K..
Exceptional in-Egrets Glade- Brickfront
3/2 on culdesac, open great room, fire-
place, tile and wood floors, new carpet,
fenced yard, covered patio, shed. $220K.
Adorable and Affordable- 3/2 on private,
partially fenced, treed, creek front lot.
Pergo and tile floors, sprinkler, security,
new AC in 06, fireplace. $199K.
New Price in Ponte Vedra- Updated 2/2
lakefront condo in Ponte Vedra Beach is
perfect for an easy and fun lifestyle! Enjoy
walks to shops, TPC and beach $179,900
Phyllis Staines, Realtor
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111 UUNUU WITH vaulted ceilings in gat-
ed community of Belleza. Great vacation
condo or investment. 3rd Iloor on lake
w/garage. All amenities. Asking $179,900.
Call 850-933-7200.
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.
VALENCIA, JAX Beach, 2/2, 1357sf., full
amenities, new appliances. Easy access
JTB. $380K. (904)241-4544. No Realtors.
2BR/2BA w/bonus room, new carpet,
CH&A, fenced yard. Near ocean and Han-
na Park. 1158 Songbird Lane. $117,900.
280-2728 Iv. msg.
PONTE VEDRA Cranes Lake townhouse
2BR 2.5BA $180,000. Call 710-8858.
JAX BEACH LUXURY, gated community,
1/1 w/garage, 842sf: EVERYTHING UP-
GRADED! $175,000. Motivated seller
OCEANFRONT, 2BR/2BA, totally remod-
eled, all custom cabinets, Corian counters
and ceramic tile throughout, $549K
PVB FOUNTAINS Best Buy (#66) ap-
prox. 1500sf, 2BR/ 1.5BA new carpet-
paint. 2 pools, clubhouse, tennis, storage
shed. OPEN HOUSE, Sat & Sun.,'1-4pm.
Only $169,000. (904)708-0208.
PVB, 3BR/2BA townhome, $169,900. Mo-
tivated seller will pay closing costs! Call
today Mari Schmid (904)318-2477, Fred
Miller Group Realtors. Owner/Lic. RE agt.
PRICE SLASHED. PV, 2/2, fireplace,
screened patio overlooking lake.
$195,900. Consider lease option. Van-
guardRealty (04)463-7343.
VILLAS' MARSH gLanding,, 2/2 gar;; fur-"
nished, golfcourse view, screened lanai,
$194,900. 887-5005.

Drastically Reduced Townhome
in the Heart of Ponte Vedra!

2BR/2.5BA..This interior unit features newer paint throughout,
an accommodating layout, lots of storage, and custom closets in
the master suite. Large screened-in back porch with beautiful
lush landscaping offers tranquil, private setting. Owner is
licensed REALTOR". Seller will pay one year of HOA dues...bring
all offers!!! Please call 904-333-1969 for your showing.

Cinnamon Vincent
REALTOR Prudential
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FSBO. ATLANTIC Beach Just steps from
ocean, 2BA ground floor condo, fully
furnished, SEAPLACE. Pool., patio,
excellent. $269,900. (904)247-1049.
PRICE REDUCED 100K MiraVista in-
vestor liquidation, 2674sf. w/garage oh
marina. Value $799K. Sell $699K. 40' slip
additional $159K. (904)463-2845. Only
Buyers/ Investors. No Brokers please.
Equity trade considered.

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1.5 BLOCKS to ocean, 1st Ave. S. 1BR,
CH&A, no pets, $650/mo. 891-0606.
PV BEACH Summer House. 2BR/1.5BA,
adjacent to pool, $1200/mo. Small pets
welcome. (904)280-3138.
1BR Apartment, 2 blocks from beach
$650/mo. 249-6748.
1 BEDROOM apt: upstairs w/~patio,..ery
nice, walk.tq beach, js575/mQ. +$500dep.,.

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ATLANTIC BEACH, 1BR APt. 1/2 block to efficiency, $550/mo; 1BR, $575/mo; laun-
ocean, 1 year lease, no pets. $650/mo., dry room in building. Credit check. No
249-2981. pets. 514-8530.

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Unfurnished Homes Oakbridge PV 3BR/2BA, home interior/exterior Unfurnished Condos
SThe Plantation- PV 3BR/2.5BA, beautiful 2 story recently remodeled, comm. pool, fireplace, garage. Grand Cay Villas PV
% home, hardwood and tile floors, den/office, $1500/mo. 2BR/2BA. third floor w/cathedral ceilings, .
balcony. $3000/mo. 233 and 3 screened porch, amenities. $925/mo
2033 Sandpiper Pt. NB 3BR/2BA, home haseastofAA
Salt Creek Island PV 4BR/3.5BA, spectacular screened lanai, deck, new carpet & paint, fenced Thgarage Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor, east ofA1A,
home, water to golf course views, tropical backyard yard & garage. $1400/mo. The Villas at Marsh Landing- JB
Sw/pool & spa. $3000/mo. .'Atrinm P Comm. pool & tennis, 2BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/private garage,
SCostaVerano-JB3BR/2.5BA, brand new luxury home w/wood deck, hot tub. $1375/mo. screened porch, wood floors, amenities.
Townhouse, ocean views, attached 2 car garage, '2BR/2BA home w/private pool. $1595 $1100/mo.
Amenities. $3000/mo. Sea Hawk PV 2BR/2BA, two story Ocean Links- PV 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor, overlooking -
Ponte Vedra By Sea PV 4BR/3BA, home has w/loft, fireplace, laminate wood floors, carpet, club golf course, garage, amenities, screened porch.
living, dining and great room, 3 car garage, pool. $1250/mo. $1150/mo.
Screened porch. $2750/mo. otWePahis at Marsh Landing JB
screened porch. $2750/mo. Intcoastal West Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
SAzaleaPoint-PV5BR/3BA, large two story home Avante Kernan 2BR/2BA, 3rd floor condo w/ 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/garage. $1150/mo.
w/sunroom, great water views, club pool, tennis. upgrades, screened porch, amenities. $1000/mo. 3BR/2BA, ground floor/end unit. $1295/mo.
$2700/mo. Point Mead3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top/end unit. $1300/mo.
$20Point Meadows Place- a P Fnrnished Condo
Sunm erfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious home in 3BR/2BA. Newer 3rd floor condo, porch, elevator, ,
walking distance to schools & bch, patio, 2 car preserve views, amenities, carport. $1025/mo. in pool, golf course views, game room. $3500/mo.
Garage. $2200/mo.. Sail Cove Town Center Gate Pkwy 2BR/2BA. Ocean Grande SPY 3BR/3BA, 2nd floor luxury
SPonte Vedrea Shores Vilano 4BR/4BA, newer ground floor condo, private garage, screened condo, garage, tile floors, elevators, screened porch.
3 story townhouse, tile floors, attached garage, porch, amenities. $1150/mo. $3200/mo.
ocean views. $2000/mo. Wolf Creek Hodges The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor condo, ,
38 17th Street AB 3BR/2.5BA, steps to ocean, Newer townhouse w/ wooded preserve views, fireplace, garage, east ofA1A. $1500/mo.,
Newly renovated, 3 story townhouse w/garage, amenities, screened porch. X C R
wood floors, balconies. $1795/mo; 2BR/2.5BA. $1100/mo. RE/MAX Coastal Real Estatem
Sandy Oaks- PV 3BR/2BA, home w/wood deck, 2BR/2.5BA. End unit. $1150/mo. 9 Property Management
Hardwood floors, 2 car garage, cathedral ceilings. (800)299-5616 (904)285-5640 ;
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

July 25, 2007

MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
house, CH&A, W/D room; dishwasher; 1.5
blocks to ocean, $995/mo. 246-3739.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
S675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
JAX BCH 2BR/ 2BA, frplc., W/D, 3 blocks
to beach, $1075/mo. Call (904)742-6423.
NORTH JAX Beach. efficiency $515/mo.,
1BR S615/mo., 1 block to Ocean. Pool. No
pets. (904)249-5368.
Spacious, 1500sf. Built 2003, New carpet
& tile. CH&A, W/D. Easy bike to beach, 95
Dudley St., $925/mo. (904)610-2743.
ocean views WDHU, CH&A $1350/mo.
1BR, great ocean view, large balcony,
WDHU tile floors, reserved parking.
$900/mo. Ocean View, 160 7th Ave. N.
993-2555 BeachesApartments.com
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, clean
and move in ready, balcony, 2BR, WDHU,
fenced yard, great parking. $1050/mo.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA, fireplace,
WDHU, tile'floors, fenced back yard, large
corner lot, 2-car garage, $1500/mo.,
Fenced yard, CH/A. 1188 Songbird Ln.
$790/mo. $700/dep. 280-2728 Iv msg.
LOWER DUPLEX, 502 No. 13th Ave,
2BR, WDHU, carport. Available 8/1,
OLD ATLANTIC Bch, 1.5 blocks to ocean.
2BR 1.5BA, frplc., built in bookcases, tile
floors, WDHU, deck & private backyard
patio. $1200/mo plus security. No pets.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave.
South, 1BR/1BA. $600/mo. (904)891-
2BR 2BA townhouse w/ den. Energy effi-
cient, LR, DR, kitchen, skylights, deck,
CH/A, WDHU, carpet & tile. $1100/mo.,
$800/dep. No pets. 102 or 110 Poinsettia
St., Atl Bch. 241-2624.
CH&A, f/p, WDHU, dishwasher, $785/mo.,
JAX BEACH, Brand New 2BR/2BA, W/D,
pets OK. Garage parking. $1100/mo.
NEW EFFICIENCY Apartment. Steps to
Ocean. No pets. $650/mo incl. utilities.
ATL BCH townhome, 170 Poinsettia St.
4.5 blocks to beach, 2BR/ 1.5BA, hard-
wood upstairs, tile downstairs, fenced
yard, $1150/mo. 629-2628.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR townhouse,
CH&A, WDHU. No-pets. $895/mo. +$500
deposit, 246-3130.
GORGEOUS 2BR/1BA Apt located
2 blocks from the beach at 218 19th Ave
North in Jax Beach. CH&A, beautiful hard-
wood floors, stacked washer/ dryer, ceiling
fans, large closets & more! $1095/mo,,
$1095 security deposit. Absolutely no pets
and no smoking. 704-1751.
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
pet negotiable, $1350/mo., avail. 9/1.
JAX BEACH, one block to ocean. 1BR
apartment, new carpet, CH&A, $750/mo.,
522 So. 2nd St., 280-2728. Leave mes-
101 16th Ave. So., Jax Beach, upper
apartment, 2BR/1BA. No dogs. $1025/mo.
Broker/ owner, 249-8766.
OCEAN VIEW: Apartment 1BR/1BA.
CH&A, newly renovated, dishwasher,
microwave. See ;the July 4th Fireworks
from your front-porch. 127 7th Ave. N., Jax
Beach. $895/mo. Call Lloyd (904)535-
2 & 3BR HOUSES & condos, starting at
$1000/mo. Call (904)249-2840.
PV TH, The Fountains, 2/1.5, 1500sf,
newly decorated. $975/mo. +dep. Gentry
Properties, 285-7236 or 233-8726.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 374 Eighth St., 1BR,
2 blocks from ocean.. $750/mo. and Effi-
ciency $600/mo. Walter Williams Property
Mgmt. Jan (904)777-4526.
Home. Player's Club section, back yard
fronts on beautiful lagoon, 2 min walk to
large park, community pool, quiet and safe
neighborhood, 2BR/2BA, 1700sf., no
garage, excellent condition. Minimum
6 month lease. $1350/mo. (904)571-3877.
OCEAN FRONT studio, $450/mo.
(904)246-1815, (904)333-9743.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
PONTE VEDRA, resort atmosphere,
gated, 2-story, 1BR/1BA, end unit, wash-
er/dryer included. $925/mo. 998-9148.
PONTE VEDRA townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
1000sf., wood, porcelain, all new carpet,
screened lanai, fresh paint throughout,
Brand New A/C and W/D. Tranquil water
view. Lots of storage and attic space,
lawn care inclusive. $950/mo. w/lease op-
tion to buy. Perfect starter home and No
Vinyl. St John's County Schools!
2BR/2BA new luxury condo in Oceans
Edge- Jax Beach. Pool clubhouse, gran-
ite, stainless, W/D, tile throughout. Credit
check+ deposit. No dogs. No smoke.
$1500/mo. 241-5564.

TH. 1800+sf. (904)571-8586.
appliances, $700/mo. 536-4774.
ATLANTIC BCH townhome, 2Br/1.5Ba,
newly remodeled, $850/mo + deposit.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA duplex, CH&A,
fireplace, private, $950/mo. with security
and good references. Small pet OK. Call
743-4318 after 5pm. Available 8/1/07.
JAX BEACH. Oceanview. Renovated.
Hardwood floors, Dishwasher, CH&A.
1BR/1BA, $750/mo. (904)422-3053,
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, newly renovated
apartment, W/D.. Available August.
$850/mo +deposit. No pets, no smoking.
201 No. 9th St., For appointment,
246-9162, 1#
PVB. 2BR/2BA, ground floor. July only 1/2
off rent. $995/mo., 864-2440.
Utilities included, $575/mo. +security. Pri-
vate entrance. Available 8/16. 1yr. lease.

CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.

ceramic tile floors, CH&A, laundry room,
patio, fenced yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets,
$950/mo. discounted rent, 993-1114,

1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
APARTMENT- 2BR/1BA in Jax Bch.
W/D incl. 1005 1st Ave N. $850/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH 2BR/2BA condo avail.
immediately. All new kitchen, wood floors,
carpet, paint, etc. Screened porch, Wash-
er/ Dryer. $1200/mo. incl. water, garbage,
cable and assoc. fees. Pool, tennis and
fitness. MUST SEE! Call 249-7548

JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
fenced yard, $1150/mo. Dimension One
Mgt. 635-2488, 642-1759.
910 16TH Ave North JAX BCH 3BR/2BA,
Family Room. Walk to schools/ Beaches.
$1250/mo. First/ last + $500 deposit.
PVB, 3/2, 2 car garage, newly remodeled,
nice yard, pets considered, $1450/mo.
SOLANO CAY, PVB, 3BR/2.5BA, tile
floors, new paint & carpet. $1375/mo.
3BR 2.5BA, 1 blk to Fletcher, 3 biks to
ocean, $1500/mo. 477-3066.
3BR 1BA, kit., LR, laundry room, CH/A,
WDHU, tile, carpet, carport, $950/mo,
$800/dep., no pets. 848 Bonita Rd., Atl
Bch. 241-2624.
Charming 3/2 house, like new, open floor
plan, vaulted ceilings, carpet/ tile, W/D, 2
car garage, pets considered, Bike to the
Beach! Available 9/1 $1750/mo. +dep.,
PVB, 4BR/3BA, 2900sf., 1.75ac. Guana
Refuge. $2500/mo. (904)273-0527.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, wood floors,
WDHU, fenced yd. $1200/mo.
+$1000/dep. NO PETS. 1316 Pinewood
Rd. 655-5227.
NEPTUNE BCH, Summer Sands, 2BR
2BAtownhome. $1175/mo. 655-5990.
ICW, ATLANTIC and Girven, new
4BR/2BA. $1375/mo. +$1375/dep. No
Pets. (904)813-1200.
JAX BCH, 3/2, LR/ DR w/fireplace, fenced
yard, lawn serve. included. $1300/mo. TDO
Mgmt. Svc. 246-1125.
cluded, HOA does lawn, $1200/mo.,
Heather (904)477-9783.
ATLANTIC BCH ocean front house
4BR/4BA. Winter rental. 398-5020.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, available 8/1,.
$1400/mo., $1400 deposit, 821-9055
NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.

Jax Bch, 3/3 w/ pool, like new, $2000/mo.
w/ down payment. 535-4047.
2BR/2BA,' W/D, appliances. $700/mo.
ATLANTIC BCH, 2/1.5, 2 story house,
large fenced yard, tile/ carpet, deck,
WDHU, garage. $850/mo. TDO Mgmt.
Svc. 246-1125.

ATLANTIC BCH like new luxury pool
home. 4BR/3BA, 3000sf, listen to the
ocean and walk to the beach from this qui-
et neighborhood. Will consider lease/
lease purchase. $3750/mo., 514-1090.
3BR/ 2.5BA 2700sf, fireplace, 1535 Selva
Marina Dr. 3 blks to ocean, across from
Selva Marina Country Club. Pets ok,
$2250/ mo. 838-6333. Avail 7/1.
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, $1750/mo. 673-7863.

125 Bluefish Ave. 3/2 home, garage,
fenced, $1200/mo.
includes lawn service,
security deposit equal 1/2 month.
Broker/ Owner, 249-8766
SOUTHSIDE 2BR/2BA, all appliances;
close to school, mall, and bus line; very
clean, $1100/mo. +deposit, 610-9938.
ICW- ISLE of Palms area. Clean 3/2
house, fenced yard, FP, 2 car garage; qui-
et neighborhood. $1250/mo., 502-9126.
ATLANTIC BEACH .W.et,,,129, ,ago
Ave. So. Nice 3/2, new kitchen & bath,
tile & Berber floors;.' fencdd' yard,
$1250/mo. 612-8868, 631-3583.
ATLANTIC BEACH immaculate,
2BR/2BA, CH&A, appliances, nice land-
scape, fenced back yard.with golf course
view, extra storage $950/mo.
house flat. Large kitchen/appliances, ce-
ramic tile. Lots of closets. Close to Beach-
es/ Mayport. 66 West 5th St., $1050/mo,
PONTE VEDRA/ Palm Valley, beautiful,
large, private, 3BR/2BA, 2-car garage,
w/many amenities. $1400/mo. 860-1690.
OLD PV, 4BR/2BA, 3 lots from ocean,
2400 sf, WBFP, $1950/mo., 220-6244.
W'BEACHES, 3/2, LR/ DR combo,
fireplace, EIK, split BR's, patio, cathedral
ceilings. $1100/mo. TDO Mgmt. Svc.
$1625/mo. 3/2, 1800sf., French doors to
patio to Lake. Fireplace, 2 car garage,
/D, dishwasher. In Lake Sanctuary
1 mile to Beach, 2 blks JTB. 270-1050
KERNAN, 4/2 w/ frplc., DR, Ig master,
2 car garage., $1400/mo. W/D included,
4BR/2.5BA, over 1700sf., blocks to beach,
walk to park. $1850/mo. Signature Realty
4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. 1BR/1BA, all tile.
$699/mo.+ deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave.
South. 534-2120.
ATLANTIC BCH, 3BR/1.5BA, 1400sf, 1
car gar., fenced yard, most pets welcome.
$1275/mo., $1275/dep. 250 Seminole Rd.

1 block from beach, 3BR/2.5BA, 3 story,
hardwood floors, stainless steel applian-
ces. $2200/mo. (904)874-7823.
3BR/2BA; 6 ft at low tide; recent remod-
eled. New AC & ducts. Awesome views,
big yard. $2000/mo., 246-1868.
OAK HARBOR, 3/1, available 8/1.
$1050/mo +security, 241-8003.
ICW WEST, like new, 3BR/1BA, W/D, pri-
vacy fence, landscaped, security alarm,
$950/mo +deposit, 651-1496.
JAX BCH, 3/1.5 SFH, LR, DR, den, kitch-
en, large fenced yard. $1200/mo. TDO
Mgmt. Svc. 246-1125.
NEAT 2BR/2BA, new appliances, garage,
Available 8/1. Close to UNF, Mayo, Butler
and Beaches. $975/mo. (904)403-3831.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2, biks to beach,
3BR/2BA, new paint, carpet, hardwood
floors, refrigerator with icemaker, micro-
wave. W/D, 2 car garage, lawn service,
$1675/mo (513)300-2762.
4/3/2, 2310sqft., lake view, vaulted ceiling,
fireplace. Like new, 4 years old; upscale
community, 2 pools, tennis, soccer, club
house, family park. Next to Mayo Clinic/
JTB; minutes to beach. $1795/mo., availa-
ble now. (904)349-3434.
CLASSIC BEACH home, two stories, 4/2,
east of A1A. Walk to beach! Yard & pest
services. $2000/mo., 139 37th Ave. So.,
Jax Beach. Call 246-0423.

place, vaulted ceilings, carpeted bed-
rooms, sunroom, W/D. Blocks from
beach. $1100/mo.. Available 8/15.

PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2.5BA condo, FP,
new carpet, W/D, pool, etc. 1092 Sea-
hawk Dr. N. $900/mo. incl. water & sewer,
.lyr lease. No pets, 221-6037.
PONTE VEDRA Bch, 3/2 w/ garage, spa-
cious, new tile, paint and blinds, ground
floor, end unit, screened lanai, fireplace,
ceiling fans, all amenities, 1 mile to beach,
$1350/mo. Must seel 904-273-8923 or

CONDO AT the Beach- Two Master
Suites!! Centrally located near JTB and
A1A. Lakefront view. 1st floor, many
amenities! $1100/mo. Call 382-6145.
PVB CONDO 3/2.5,1800+ sq ft, commun-
ity pool/ tennis, $1375/mo. 887-6288.
1/1 CONDO IN gated community of Belle-
za (all amenities). Very clean, 3rd floor on
lake. Nonsmoker and no pets preferred.
Available 8/1, $915/mo. Call 850-933-
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1/2 block
to ocean, furnished, $1450/mo. +utilities.
Pool. Long-term. 247-1049.
PVB 1BR/1BA, fireplace, all appliances,
many upgrades, $850/mo, +sec.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA, 3rd floor, 2 blocks
from beach, $1200/mo., 504-5353.
ATLANTIC BEACH, fully furnished,
3BR/2BA, ground floor, pool, patio, laun-
dry facilities. Just steps from beach. 901
Ocean Blvd. $2400/mo. includes all utilit-
ies and basic cable. (904)247-1049.
PVB LARGEST 2BR/2BA in Grand Cay
Villas; garage, fireplace, office area w/
desk; mounted flat TV, screened porch, 2
full storage rooms; 2nd floor easy access,
private comer unit. No pets. References,
$1250/mo. +security 540-0751.
IMMACULATE 2/2 condo, 1300sqft, wall
appliances, $1100/mo., (904)521-3200
do.'1BR/1BA, extremely clean unit. 3rd
floor, very private w/large lanai. Fully fur-
nished (new interiors as of 2006). Washer
& dryer Appliances included. Vaulted ceil-
ings. Storage closet. Access to all club-
house amenities. $1000/mo. For more in-
formation, please contact David at
*k *
Luxury, 2BR/2BA, pool, sauna, fitness,
$1675/mo., 1-800-758-7658.
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
pet negotiable, $1350/mo., avail. 9/1.
OCEANFRONT, N. Jax Beach, luxury,
2BR/2BA, garage. $2500/mo. Call
CONDO VILLAS Marsh Landing, 3/2, pri-
vate tree top lanai, garage, $1200/mo.
VILLAS MARSH Landing, furnished, 2/2,
garage, screen porch, golf course view,
1100/mo. 887-5005.
INTRACOASTAL WEST- new waterfront
3/3, gated, 2000sf, granite, S/S applian-
ces, pool, garage. $1895/mo. 273-0125.
AB CONDO, 3BR/2.5BA, garage, 3rd
house from ocean. Deck, fireplace, flexible
terms. $900/mo. 607-7820.
PVB GRAND Cay Villas, 2/2, fireplace,
W/D, screened porch, new carpet, new
paint. Available now. $995/mo.,655-
PVB, 2BRN2BA, 2nd floor corner, golf
view. Great location, near beach & shop-
ping, $1000/mo. +deposit. (904)466-0230.

BEAUTIFUL GROUND floor condo in
Grand Cay Villas! 2/2, 1100sf., W/D in-
cluded, $1075/mo. 2/2.5 Townhouse in
Sea Hawk, 1050sf., $1050/mo. New ev-
erything. Realty Executives Ponte Vedra,
904-249-7676, press 2.
409 13th Ave. N. 2BR/2.5BA, 2- story plus
2 private balconies, new appliances
+W/D. 4 blocks to ocean. Must see!
$1100/mo., $1000/dep. Avail. 8/1. Call
Dave 962-8575.

FOR LEASE or Sale, Ocean's Edge con-
do, 2/2, pool/ lagoon view, new $1450/mo,
$1000 deposit.: No pets, no smoking. Call
JAX BEACH The Villas'atMarsh Landing,
2i2. l1000i' mo.. no acgsi msrar, view.
Csonact Brian at 9'304)34-4794
PVB OCEAN Links- Unit #921. 3BR/2BA
w/garage. Ceramic tile in living/ dining/.
kitchen areas. 2nd floor, end unit.
$1300/mo. Ocean Breeze Management
PONTE VEDRA, 3/2, lake front, new tile,
paint, carpet, fans, mirrors. Lots of closets
& storage $1350/mo., 224-5100,,
PVB, 1 BR/1iBA. Elegantly furnished. Steps
to Ocean. Garage, $1750/mo. 708-4022.
NEW CONDO, Squth Jax Beach, steps to
ocean. W/D,- granite countertops, large
1BR w/office, ground floor. All amenities.
$1150/mo. (904)386-5008.
PONTE VEDRA- Ocean Links 3/2 end
unit, second floor. No pets, non-smokers.
Pool, tennis, etc. $1150/mo. Call
568-7139 or 285-3270.
6 months +. 463-7343.
PVB, 2BR/1.5BA TH Very clean & nice.
$895/mo. Avail now. (904)333-3844.
eled 2nd floor duplex, unfurnished, 100 ft.
from ocean. Pool, CH&A, WDHU. No pets,
1 parking space. $1099/mo. Please call
PV BCH, 2BR/2BA, gated, luxury condo in
great loc. Pool/ clubhse/ fitness ctr, W/D
incl., storage area,, 2nd fIr. $950/mo. Call
285-5064 after 5pm.
BORED WITH the beach? Live where the
action is. New 2/2, 1247sqft, Esplanade
Condominiums with pool view. $1300/mo.,
fitness center, business center, pool with
large sun deck & grilling area. Walk to
shopping. Call 813-3078.
/PONTE VEDRA, 2/2, gated community,
top floor, new paint, vaulted ceilings, FP,
W/D, hardwood floors, crown molding,
tiled lanai, extra storage room, pool &
gym. $1250/mo. Avail. 9/1. 904-472-8468.
PALMS AT Marsh Landing- .1st floor,
2BR/2BA, hardwood floors, granite, marsh
view, $1150/mo. 904-613-7605.
Ocean 14. No pets, 1lyr. lease. $1500/mo..
2BR/2BA CONDO located East of A1A in '
Ponte Vedra Beach. 5-Star Community!
$1325/mo. Available 7/20: (904)463-0524.
2/2 SPLIT, W/D. JTB & Hodges.
$1055/mo. (904)249-4324.
S. JAX Beach, unique, private, 3/2 condo
on water, garage, FP, W/D, alarm, new
A/C, available now. $1250/mo. 534-5875,
642-5480, 359-3102.
100 FAIRWAYS Park Blvd. 2 units: 1/1
$775/mo., 2/2 w/fireplace $1150/mo. both
updated, must see! Paul Woods Realty.

HOUSE 1 block off qcean!l Hardwood
floors on 2nd floor, 2 balcony's, attached
2car garage, stainless steel kitchen with
granite countertops, recessed lighting
throughout. House is fully networked,
wood blinds, 10 foot ceilings!! Brand new
building! Must see!! Showing by appoint-
ment!! Partially Furnished!! $2400/mo.
Can send photos!! (904)945-3624.
PONTE VEDRA Summerhouse. New
2BR/2BA. 5 star amenities. Great location!
Bottom floor unit. $1100/mo. +deposit.
oceanfront condo. Living room and Master
Bedroom overlooking ocean w/balcony.
Front balcony overlooks Jacksonville sky-
line. Fully fumished, great amenities in-
cluding covered parking, pool, hot tub,
tennis and sandy beach. For more details
call 398-9080 x211.
land. Spacious 2/2, 1300sqft., lakeview
condo. All appliances, pool, gym, tennis,
club house. $1275/mo. First month free.
Call 954-384-4970.
PV BCH Cranes Lake, 2/2, lakefront, new
A/C, FP, vaulted ceilings, sunroom, pool,
tennis, racquet ball, security system, W/D
included, $1250/mo +dep. (904)994-5824.

S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully fumished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA, fully furnished,
true ocean view. $895/wk. 3rd floor.

SHARE SUPER apartment with Christian
female, $500/mo., 647-7709, 677-6369.
PVB IN 5 star community, fumished w/pri-
vate bath. Call 235-9304.
FURNISHED ROOM, private bath, Nep-
tune Beach. No smoking, $575/mo.,
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA house, 6th
Ave., Jax Beach, W/D, $600/mo includes
utilities & cable, 891-8277.
included. $450/mo. 568-2157.
3BR/2BA FURNISHED townhouse; marsh
views in Mayport Landing, $400/mo. in-
cludes utilities. References and lease re-
quired, 247-8916.
3BA, 3200sf. home in S. Jax Beach. In-
ground pool. Must love dogs. $550/mo.
+$250/dep., all utilities included. No credit
check. Serious inquiries only. (904)568-

JAX BEACH No. room for rent, $400/mo.,
ROOM for rent in attractive home on wa-
terfront. Close to the beach, all utilities
incl., $460/mo. 221-4117.

CES. Spacious modern individual offices
with phone, internet, printer, fax & mail
service, voice mail, 3rd Street address.
Contact Jim 249-4292.
has office space to rent w/CPA or CFP.
Looking for long-term association. Re-
spond to PO Box 51591,, Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32240
Get your satellite office in prime Jax
Beach. $500-$1500/mo. 993-5853.
NEW OFFICE Suites in Ponte Vedra,
$400 to $600 per month. 859-1299.

North Beach Center, 725 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atl. Bch. Warehouse, Office & Retail,
Spaces for lease. 3 bays available.
Desirable location at the beaches.
JAX BEACH, 5000sf, building & land, ide-
al for church or school; 1000sf furnished
office on 3rd St., 514-1090.
1600SF BUILDING on 3rd St. N., Jax Bch.
Great exposure, parking, avail. 8/1.
WAREHOUSE FOR lease, 1375sqft, with.
small office and bathroom. Air conditioned
$13.65/sqft.+ CAM approx. $2100/mo.'
South Jax Beach, 241-1880.

PET SITTING, in your home. Dog walking.
Responsible, mature. Call Kitty, 874-6062.
PET NANNY- dog walks, all pet care.
Refs. Exp'd. 249-2015.
FREE CATS and Kittens-,,tAr-QappOMypd
homes. Call 242-0224.

CUTE BEAGLE puppy, 6wks. old, pure-
bred. $50 and $50 for carrying cage. 982-
5419, 422-0744.
SHIH-POO MALE Puppy, 11wks., CKC
parents, both under 10 Ibs, HC, 247-4523.
tan/ black; spayed, all shots, 821-5528.
PARROTLETS, HAND raised. Very tame,
not noisy, $70, 635-5020.
AUSTRALIAN BLUE Heelers, born May
19th, $150 Make great frisbee' dogs.
Call Karen 742-3315 Iv. msg I
champion bloodline; bik/tan; tails/dc, POP,
PUPPIES SHEPHERD/ Lab mix, $100.
642-8010 or 716-8818.

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

LONELY SURFER Incarcerated seeks
friend. Blue eyes, dark hair, 5'10", 2051bs.,
34yrs.. old. Write me: David Byrd 950092,
Baker Correctional Inst., P.O. Box 500,
Sanderson, FL 32087.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com

Uncontested divorce papers- Without Kids
while you wait) With kids (a little longer)
95- $180. Since 1981/ By appt. only
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 is hereby given that pursuant to the
"Self Storage Facility Act", Florida Statutes
Section 1, Part IV of Chapter 83, Laws of
Florida 1982; the personal property corn
sisting of clothing, personal items and
household goods of:
Jeffrey Coonce Ill, Atlantic Beach, C376,
10x20, misc. household goods.
Angel Quails, Atlantic Beach, D469, 5x5,
misc. boxes and clothing.

Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
10:00 AM, Saturday, August 11, 2007 to
satisfy lien(s) for past due rent(s) cost and
fees. Disposition will take place at: Pan
Am Mini Storage, 2383 Mayport Rd., At-
lantic Beach, FL 32233. Pan Am Mini

Storage reserves the right to reject any
and all bids and establish minimum bids to
compensate for all costs.
BL 7/25, 8/1/07

Bake; 13051 Beach Blvd Ste 300, Jack-
sonville, FL 32246, COMMENCING AT
9:00 AM ON AUGUST 15, 2007.
72 BUICK VIN# 4P6713X135449
BL 7/25/07

PIANO LESSONS in your home, beginner
and intermediate levels. Love kids! Ref's
avail. Call Kerry (904)312-1948.
AIRLINES ARE Hiring Train for high pay-
ing Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial aid if qualified.
Job placement assistance. Call Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387

OPUS I Teacher, trained by Opus I au-
thor. No rote memorization, a few rules to
play and improvise easily. 536-2418

All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning also available.
241-4954, 655-3300.
ATTEND COLLEGE online from home.
Medical, Business, Paralegal, Computers,
Criminal Justice. Job placement assis-
tance. Financial aid and computer provid-
ed if qualified. (866)858-2121 www.On-
"CAN YOU Dig It?" Heavy Equipment
School. 3wk training program. Backhoes,
Bulldozers, Trackhoes. Local job place-
ment. Start digging dirt now. Call
(866)362-6497 or (888)707-6886.
DRIVER: DON'T just start your career.
Start it right.! Company sponsored CDL
training in 3 weeks. Must be 21. Have
CDL? Tuition reimbursement! CRST.
your driving career today! Offering cours-
es in CDL A. Low tuition fee! Many pay-
ment options! No registration fee!
(888)899-5910 info@americasdrivingaca-


BUSY PV Salon has opening for Recep-
tionist/ Tech. Evenings, Saturdays.
City of Aflantic Beach, PT- work hours
vary. Approx. 20 hrs./ wk. Starting pay
$12.92/hr. must have valid class "B" CDL.
Florida Driver's License with Air Brake En-
dorsement and satisfactory driving record.
Min. 2 yrs. exp. in operating heavy equip-
ment. Applications accepted until 8/01/07
at Seminole Rd. Atl. Beach, FL 32233 or
visit www.coab.us or call (904)247-5820.
No smokers/ tobacco users, Drug testing
conducted. EOE.
COUNTER HELP, Ponte Vedra area. Call
immediate opening (Aug 07) P/T Teaching
Assistant in toddler classroom. M-F, 8am-
1pm. Good hourly wage. AA degree re-
quired. Must enjoy children, send resume
to info@dmsonline.org or call 247-4577.
NANNY NEEDED, 7am-1pm, M-F. Please
call 221-8520.
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.
Coordinator (P-T) wanted to plan, organ-
ize and coordinate a new morning con-
temporary worship service at Community
Presbyterian Church. Experience in di-
recting Christian contemporary worship
and strong organizational, planning and
interpersonal skills a must. Email resume
to: sharon@communitypcusa.org or fax
to 246-1522.
NEW ICE Cream Store in Atlantic Beach
Town Center is now hiring Team Leaders,
Sales Associates and Dippers. Join a
growing franchise with a fun, modern and
cool atmosphere. No experience neces-
sary. Pick up application at 299-2 Atlantic
Blvd. or call 240-9837.

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 informla-
,orn. QudCan.:e Cir ir iir.ng Ia3, appC i ur.
''r Jit. Scer.jr :e Sru-.uld an, Help Wanhld
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.
BUSY ANIMAL hospital looking for part
time receptionist, experience helpful but
not required. Apply in person @ Atlantic
East Pet Center, 519 Atlantic Blvd, Atlan-
tic Beach.
Part-time Ponte Vedra AR clerk position.
Must have AR experience to include col-
lections. Requires fast learner and well or-
ganized. Email resume to:
khorne@cntre.com EOE
RETAIL SALES, 2yrs. sales experience
required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office
preferred. Flexible hours. Fax resume to:
247-3795 or call 247-3750.
MECHANIC NEEDED to support in-
creased sales and service volume. Flexi-
ble hours. Experience with 2 and 4 stroke
engines necessary. Call for interview,
NEPTUNE BEACH. An established firm
needs an organized Administrative Assis-
tant who is also motivated and a multi-
tasker. Computer knowledge helpful. Mon.-
Thurs. 1:30-5:30pm, Fri. 9am-3pm. Email
resume to: RLT@200firststreet.com or fax
to (904)241-2950.
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER, afternoons, 3-
6pm for church pre-school; dependable,
some experience required. 246-2891 for
good math skills for chiropractic office. No
experience needed. 30 hr/wk. Bilingual a
plus. Bring resume to 423 N. 3rd St., Jax
PART TIME Data Entry. M-F 9am-2pm
OR 2pm-7pm, (2 positions). 30-year-old
consulting company located at Hodges
Blvd. and JTB is seeking two people to fill
their Data Entry position. Reliability a
must! Basic computer skills are required,
knowledge of Word & Outlook necessary.
Must be able to accurately input customer
information into a computerized database
system. Experience in answering a multi-
line telephone system is desired. $7.50-
$8:00. Please email your resume to
email@balescompany.com or Fax to
MAID, FLEXIBLE hours, salary commen-
surate with experience. Bonded & insured,
Long established, growing Real Estate of-
fice now hiring administrative assistants.
This position requires excellent organiza-
tional skills. Candidate must be customer-
oriented, and possess excellent phone
skills. Must have computer knowledge and
possess excellent attention to detail. We
offer fast-paced environment, as well as,
competitive salary. Fax resume to

PALMS PRESCHOOL Assistant Teacher
needed for NAEYC accredited center.
SMust be nurturing, energetic & someone
who truly enjoys children. Exp. preferred,
but willing to train the right person. Good
benefits & positive work environment.
EOE. 247-0983.
GROWING CLEANING company looking
for full time Operations Manager. Fax re-
sumes to 270-8866"or call 422-7114.
BARTENDER/ WAIT Staff. Apply within,
254 Alta Mar Drive.
MENT OPERATOR: Beach Private Club.
F/T, benefits, 401k. Experience preferred.
Golf privileges. DFWP. Call 246-4711.
Is growing. Have basic home repair skills,
tools, transportation & a smile? Call
221-3453. Good $$. P/T, F/T.
Representative: Earn supplemental in-
come placing and supervising high school
exchange students. Volunteer host fami-
lies also needed. Promote world peace!
(866)GO-AFICE or www.afice.org.

HVAC Service Company looking for an
honest, dependable person to perform
customer service and administration du-
ties. Computer skills a must. For more de-
tails please call Dee at 247-5525.

Management Co. seeks full charge Prop-
erty Accountant. Acctg degree or equiva-
lent real estate experience a must. Apply
via fax 280-1062 or e-mail
HR1 @finlayllc.com
SILK PRESSER, Ponte Vedra area, guar-
anteed hours. 285-5644.
Flexible hours, no weekends, excellent
pay. Transportation & phone required.
591-5901, 514-1188.
FIT HOUSEKEEPER. Energetic, self-mo-
tivated individual needed. Apply in person,
Ashford Court Assisted Living, 1700 The
Greens Way, Jax Bch. Must enjoy working
with the elderly. DFWP/ EOE.
Sawyer Gas is searching for a full-time
CSR. The ideal candidate must have
strong CSR experience including collec-
tions, data entry and the ability to multi-
task in a team environment. Candidates
must pass pre-employment testing. We
offer a competitive salary, 401K and Com-
prehensive benefits package. Apply in
person at 98 S. Penman Rd. Jax Bch or
fax resumes to 246-0715.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
ACT NOW! Sign on bonus 36 to45 cpm/
$1000= weekly. 0 lease/ $1.20 pm. CDL-A
+ 3mos. OTR (800)635-8669.
HELPER FOR Hardwood floor installer.
Must have own transportation. 223-3295.
LOOKING FOR hard working, dependa-
ble, detail and multi- task oriented individ-
ual for delivery and maintenance of medi-
cal equipment and supplies. Must have
neat appearance, excellent customer
service skills and excellent driving record.
Background check is required by law. Ap-
ply in person Southeastern Medequip,
Inc., 905 No. Third St., Jacksonville
D-Licensed Security Officers needed to
work upscale gated communities and con-
dominiums in Jax and Ponte Vedra
Beach. Apply in person at: First Coast Se-
curity Services, 1 Iridependent Dr. #117
(Modis Bldg.), Jax, FL 32202
(904)598-1993 www.fcssfl.com
Line Cooks, Utilities/ Prep, needed for
high volume intracoastal waterway restau-
rant. Top money working w/ great staff, as
seen in February issue of Southern Living
Magazine. 285-0139.

Avante at Jacksonville Beach, a 165-
bed SNF, currently seeks an articulate,
outgoing individual to greet visitors, an-
swer phones, & provide administrative as-
sistance as needed by HR Dept. HS diplo-
ma,. previous telephone experience, good
multi-tasking abilities a must. Position
hours are 8:00 am-4:30pm. Confidentiali-
ty, compassion for the elderly required.
Excellent benefits. Please apply in person
at 1504 Seabreeze Avenue, Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250. EOE. www.avan-

Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
Law Firm. Good pay. Call 280-5190 or
Fax resume to: 280-5194.

Full time Evenings and Weekends at a
plemir relremeni communir, Excellent
oerie li: ar. mrrian.a'emEn learm Applica-
inons a 'sairale 1 Iie- l Lanrdinr Seciuir,
Gaie One Fleei L ending Bi., Allantir
Beach, FL 32233; Fax to 904-246-9447;
email to: jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/
Drug-free Workplace.
REALTOR- BERRY & Co. Real Estate is
looking, for a great Realtor whose top pri-
orities are customer service and integrity.
Please respond by fax, 285-4456, in confi-
TEACHER, FIT & P/T, will train. Apply
within: Beaches Academy, 1725 Penman
Rd. 246-3885.
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.
#1 AUTOMOTIVE Book is looking for an
articulate, assertive & self motivated out-
side sales rep. Fax resume to: 800-371-
NEW UPSCALE salon & day spa hiring
Stylists, Estheticians, & Nail Techs.
996-9199, 868-0972.
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital seeking
Receptionist with Customer Service expe-
rience.,, Experienced Tech, also Kennel
Attendant. Apply within: 28 Corona Rd.,
Ponte Vedra, 285-7924.
WE ARE currently looking for an enthusi-
astic, self-motivated, highly organized indi-
vidual to work with a great team and an
established company. Candidate needs to
be able to work independently and have
outstanding communication skills. The po-
sition requires administrative duties and
sales, along with computer experience.
Salary is negotiable based on experience.
We are an importer of natural stone, mai-
ble and granite and have the largest se-
lection of exotic materials from around the
world. We have established accounts with
builders, architects, and designers. Our
showroom and warehouse are located at
the beach. Company hours are 8:00am-
5:00pm, Monday thru Friday. Please fax
resume with salary requirements to
(904)241-3204 or email to mdaccount-
preferred, benefits, church pre-school,

Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
OWNER OPERATOR Solos- flatbeds.
$1000 Sign-on bonus, Industry leading
pay, $2500-$3000/week! Southwest Re-
gional Runs, 2500-3000 miles/week,
home every weekend! Top industry CPMs!
Excellent equipment, top benefits package
available! Fuel @ $1.25/gallon! Call
(888)714-0056. www.newlinetransport.
valid driver's license & transportation. Able
to make $300-$700 weekly Only serious,
responsible, hard workers need apply.
Eric, 716-4413.

SALES POSITION, full time, available in
Ponte Vedra Boutique. Looking, for moti-
vated; friendly, energetic & individual w/
retail experience. Apply in person Tues-
day Fri. Beverle's Boutique 330 AIA N.
Suite 214 (Near Talbots) .285-9094. Ask
for Wendy.
Beach, Sales. Apply within: Round Robin,
1888 S. Third, Pablo Plaza.
LINE COOKS needed. Good wages. Ap-
ply in person, see Vince or Tom, 127 1st
Ave. N., rear blue door, 12-2pm. Campe-
che Bay. 249-3322.
efits \401k. DrugFree Workplace. Salary
commensurate with exp. Pref. skills in:
HVAC, electrical, plumbing, construction.
Supervise small staff. Golf privileges.
Email accounting@selvamarina.com or
fax 904-246-9121.
HELPER FOR vinyl floor covering. Drivers
license required. Call 403-5115.
HOME CLEANERS full-time/ part-time, re-
liable car & phone, $10-$12 per hour, call

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Looking for a career? Stylists, Barbers,&
Nail Techs needed. Great incentives
w/progression Call Diane at 525-2164 for
more details. EOE.

DRIVERS Regional Auto Transport
$1100+/wk 100% Co. Paid Benefits. Paid
Training! 1 yr. OTR req'd. Call John @
Waggoners (912)571-9668.
DRIVERS, CDLA: become a Car Hauler-
We Train! Top Pay, Home time and bene-
fits! 2 years OTR exp. req. 800-889-8139.
STYLIST WANTED, beaches area.
Great deal on booth rental or commission,
FT/PT. (904)242-2421.
Vedra Real Estate Company. Must know
QuickBooks and be experienced. Full-
time, good pay. Call Frank for interview
Full-time in our Home Health Department
at a premier retirement community. Strong
organizational abilities, verbal and written
communications skills, and the ability to
handle multiple tasks simultaneously are a
must for applicants. Prior home health ex-
perience is preferred. Excellent environ-
ment, management team, and 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.
Steamship or Trucking Dispatch/ Traffic
Exp. req'd. Send resume to:
DRIVER- BYNUM Tranport needs quali-
fied drivers for Central Florida- Local &
National OTR positions. Food grade tank-
er, no hazmat, no pumps, great benefits,
competitive pay, new equipment.
(866)GO-BYNUM. Need 2 years experi-
PERMANENT, DETAIL oriented technical
production workers needed. Will train.
Must be dependable, self-motivated &
able to meet production demands. Call
(904)372-5554 for details.
EXPERIENCED PIZZA cook needed for
Brucci's in Ponte Vedra. Must enjoy han-
dling high volume environment. Call Han-
nah at 482-2567. Vist www.bruccis

The Beaches School has an
opening for a full time Pre-
Kindergarten teacher. Must
have CDA Certification.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Fax or email resume, attn: Scott
to fx# 249.5241 or email:
lh o. ,2;9

LOAN OFFICER for fast growing commer-
cial/ residential lending company. Beach-
es area, experienced and able to start im-
mediately. Fax resume & cover letter to:
and Laborers. Overtime avail. Pool exp. a
plus. 249-3112.
WE'RE RAISING pay for Florida regional
drivers! Home every weekend! Home dur-
ing the week! Solid weekly miles! 95% no
touch! Preplanned freight! $.43 per mile
hometime, money & more! Heartland Ex-
press (800)441-4953 www.heartlandex-
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
Full-time in our Home Health Department
at a premier retirement community. Excel-
lent working environment and benefits.
Experience in geriatric care desired. Appli-
cations available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233. Fax to (904)246-9447;
e-mail to: jobs@fleetlanding.com EOE/
Drug-Free Workplace.
KENNEL ASSISTANT needed for busy
veterinary clinic, competitive wages. Previ-
ous kennel experience preferred. Excel-
lent benefits. Apply in person: Beaches
Animal Clinic, 937 Beach Blvd., Jax
Beach. 246-2045.
Handle inbound & outbound shipments &
assist in preparing orders. Mon- Fri., 7:30-
4pm. Starts $10-11 per hour plus benefits.
Apply in person for immediate positions at
10302 Deerwood Park Blvd., Suite 200.
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.

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IF YOU are interested in advertising under CAREGIVER/ COMPANION seeking long-
this category please call 904-249-9033 or term work. Has a wide range of exp. Exc.
email: classified@beachesleader.com ref's. For more info call (904)891-2084.
1Providing the best caregivers with top ref
NOTICE TtO READERS* & criminal checks for meal-prep, errands,
NOTICE READERS respite care, companionship and more. Af-
ADVERTISERS IN this category are not fordable. Call us for a free in-home
offering jobs. They are offering job-related assessment at 904-725-8222.
services and may charge fees. Readers www.visitirgangels.com Lic. #229886.
are advised to exercise caution before giv-
ing credit card information over the phone RN HAS ONE PRIVATE room available
without knowing what specific product or for the memory impaired. Secure environ-
service they will receive. ment. All meals, medications given & ac-
tivities of daily living provided. Call Gail
_____ u 803-6560.

NORTH FLORIDA Industrial 2000 sqft
metal building on 1.25 acres in the Live
Oak Industrial Park. Many business op-
portunities. $299,000. Contact Jacob

MOVING SALE. Large & small dining
room table w/chairs, metal file cabinet
w/lock, misc. kitchen utensils, furniture,
Sat., 9am-12, 115 So. 3rd St., Apt. 301.
NISSAN TITAN Utili-Track sliding bed ex-
tender. Fits all Titan trucks with Utili-Track
system in bed. Brand new. MSRP $280,
asking $200 OBO. (904)251-5040.
SCAFFOLDING, 32', 2-man, 12" wide
$700 OBO. 221-1968.
UTILITY TRAILER, like new, galvanized
4'x8', perfect for 4 wheeler, riding mowers,
camping, hurricane evac or ? 607-5606.
KENMORE WASHER & Dryer, good con-
dition, $165 set. Free delivery. 838-5411,
THE NEARLY New Shop the only thrift
store on Mayport Naval Base. Open to
military personnel & civilians. Located at
Building #27, across from the airport tow-
er, 2 blocks from McDonalds. Hours of op-
eration 9am-1pm, Monday- Thursday &
every third Saturday of each month.
Phone 270-6067. (A non-profit business,
supported by the Navy Wives Clubs of
America, Mayport Chapter #201).
BEAUTIFUL, LIKE new Lexington bed-
room set, light wood, dresser/ mirror, ar-
moire, king headboard, w/mattress, box
springs & frame, $899; w/o matress etc.,
$650, 704-8360.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ buy direct
from manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all accessories. Quick turn around! Deliv-
ery Available. (352)498-0778 Toll free
(888)393-0335 code 24. www.GulfCoast
jection TV (very large, black), $299,
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
TRUCK TOPPER, "ARE", slider windows,
new shocks $100. 221-1968 for Chevy/
SOFA, LIKE new, light brown $350. Can
deliver Call (904)422-6416.
BAMBOO TIKI bar w/ 4 barstools, patio
furn.- loveseat/ 2 chairs w/ cushions.
FUTON BUNK Bed, twin top/ double bot-
tom $325. Twin top bunk w/computer desk
underneath $175. Children's 3-drawer
dresser w/mirror and matching headboard
SHOP COOLER, mobile, new in box,
evap cooler $375. 221-1968.

WILL RUN Errands! Shopping, pick-ups,
drop-offs, etc. Call Frank (904)316-2440.
LET SHERRY'S ERRANDS give you back
all of your valuable time. We will run all of
your errands for you. (904)228-9196.

PADGETTS A/C & Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
Free Estimates on replacements. License
CAC1814887. Credit cards accepted.

vinyl installation & repairs. Call for free es-
timatb~718-0643 "' ':

HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
249-8310. Lic. ST-5903.

AUCTION SATURDAY, August 4th Smith
Lake, Alabama. Luxury Lakefront Home.
12 Lakefront & Lake Access Lots. Target
Auction Company, www.targetauction.com
(800)476-3939 Scott Bames #1932.
ABSOLUTE REAL Estate Auction 40+
Properties. Homes, Waterfronts, Lots,
Beach, Condos, Land, Commercial, Res-
taurant, Lakefronts. Many Absolute No
Minimum! Van De Ree Auction www.van-
deree.com (941)488-1500.

by Collector. US & Worldwide. No dealers
please. (904)716-5255..
WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com

SATURDAY, 8AM-NOON, 116 Seagrape
Dr.. Furniture, yard equipment, household
goods, misc.

hold misc., Sat., 7am-lpm; 1501 Kings
YARD SALE, Sat., 9am. Floral sofa, $40;
tall dresser, $20; other furniture, house-'
hold items, hundreds of $1 movies, 412
Lora St.
MULTI FAMILY, Sat., 7am-lpm, furniture,
misc. household items; 2040 Tara Ct.

ANTIQUE- 80YR OLD 9PC Diningroom
set, pigeon hole desk, 3 shelf glass cabi-
net, desk w/ glass top and other misc.
items. Fri. & Sat. 8-1pm, 594 Plaza,
Atl Bch.
cleaned out her closet. Manipulatives,
Teacher Resources for sale, other stuff:
Saturday, 8am-noon, 1752 Sea Oats Dr.
INSIDE GARAGE sale. Moving, priced to
sell, lots of good stuff Sat., 8am-1pm, 399
Poinsettia Ct.

applications, house calls, training, repairs,
upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or email:
neer. Computer Repair, Networking.
On- Site Service. (904)826-0698.

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

WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
.rates. Call Alan. 237-5301. -...-; .
Total Lawn Maintenance. Clean-ups, Sod-
ding, Mulching; Re-planting. Free esti-
mates. 247-3344.

Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
rates. 821-0737.
CHEAP MOE'S! Complete lawn service.
Most yards only $25. (904)422-0593.
IRRIGATION AND Landscape Installa-
tions and Repair. Free Quotes, Ask For
Scott. (904)303-3779.
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRST! 270-2664.
JEREMIE COOK wants to do your lawn
work. Detailed landscape and clean ups
are his specialty. (904)716-6174.

SPA: LIKE new, never used w/starter kit,
$650 OBO. Call for details. 247-3322 or

ESTABLISHED DAY spa, $150K. For HAMPTON BAY Window A/C Unit; 13,800
more info, (904)303-7860. DAYBTU/ Hr w/remote; like new. $350;
more info, (904)303-7860. 710-3381
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SATURDAY 9AM. 1620 Park Terrace
West. Art, frames, toys, quality kid's
clothes and household items.

SATURDAY, 8AM-1PM, 162 Las Palmas
Lane. Lots of stuff!

EVERYTHING MUST Go! All reasonable
offers accepted. Come look! 607-7820.
SAN PABLO home filled with carefully
chosen antiques & collectibles plus quality
household goods. China cabinet, secreta-
ry, small tables, artwork including RA Fox,
beautiful upright piano, display shelves,
architectural pieces. Tom Clark gnome
collection, glass baskets, miniature cham-
ber pots. China, glass, Longberger bas-
kets, lots of pottery. Desk, books, women
clothing & shoes, kitchenware, pressure
washer, grill, some garage goodies. Ev-
erything is super clean and good quality.
Fri., 9am-3pm & Sat., 9am-2pm, 2763
-Stonehenge Court So., off San Pablo in
Villages of Pablo. Follow the pink signs!

2000 CELEBRITY 18' Bowrider.
Mercruiser, In/out, 200hp. Great for wa-
tersports or cruising. Exc. cond., garage
kept, 250 hours, custom trailer. $12K
OBO. (407)509-7660.
RANGER 191 Caymen 200 Yamaha HPDI
'03. boat '04 motor, $27K, 759-3103.
DEEP WATER 40' Intracoastal Marina
Slip for rent. Intracoastal at Atlantic Blvd.
7'-9' draw & up to 16' max beam. Unlimit-
ed clearance and 24 hour access. Electric,
cable & telephone hook-up. $12/ft.

'BABY BLUE, 2006 LX 50cc Vespa,
4 stroke, 99 miles. $2800. 993-4205.
2006 HD Sportster custom XL, glacier
white, chromed out, windshield, hard
bags, 1300 miles. Call 246-3857.

TOY HAULER, 2004, 32ft, $20,000,

MUST SELLI 1995 One ton cargo van;
runs good; $650 OBO, 241-6102.

Residential/ commercial.
Free estimates, 707-8630.

free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
knotch work. Competative pricing. Paint-
ing, trim, carpentry, wood repair, pressure
.washing. Licensed/ Insured. Free esti-
mates. 861-9500.
RELIABLE INTERIOR/ exterior painting,
pressure washing, drywall, texiure wall
toverings Licensed insurea. references
25 years, eapeierncc (9041i403 369
www.painlei youcantrusi.com
TAMMIE'S INTERIOR Painting and Pres-
sure Washing. Free Estimates & Reason-
able Rates. Call (904)673-6536, M-F,.
Interior painting, minor home repair. Curb
appeal. Licensed & insured. Fred,
MY NAME is Ed Colton Missionary to
mainland Communist China since 1994. I
am currently in the USA raising support in
order to return to the mission field. My im-
mediate current need is work and I am an
experienced professional painter & water-
proofer for over 19 years and would ap-
preciate any work you might have. Li-
censed & insured. Please contact me at

1994 FORD Aerostar Van, black, V-6,
auto, 5 passenger, front & rear A/C, 2
owners, 105k miles, runs smoothly $1850
OBO Will consider payments. 207-0812.
1997 DODGE Ram 1500, full rear drive,
excellent condition, loaded, including
show tires, $6200 OBO. 887-3384 or

2005 HONDA Civic LX, 33K, Great condi-
tion, $13,500 OBO, 887-5456
1987 CUTLASS Supreme sedan, 4 door,
blue, V-8, 5.0. Runs and drives strong,
smokes quite a bit, needs A/C freon. Body
in mint condition $1200 OBO, Westside,
1993 BUICK Roadmaster S.W. White
w/tan leather, excellent condition. $3900.
1999 CADILLAC Deville, pearl white,
55,630 miles, excellent condition, brand
new tires, $9300, 683-1100 or 233-4493.
2001 ACURA 3.2CL. type S ABS, PS,
black leather, sunroof, 91K miles,
$11,900. (904)563-3615.
2002 LIBERTY Jeep, automatic, A/C, one
owner $8999 642-8010, 716-8818.
CADILLAC DEVILLE '99. Loaded, leather,
sunroof, 60K miles, great shape! $5500.

2001 ISUZU Rodeo. Excellent condition,
red, hitch package, $7500, 242-7218.
1998 PONTIAC Grand Am, red, good con-
dition, $2500, 242-0042
MUSTANG STEEDA, 2001, yellow con-
vertible, 97,000 miles, beautiful, below
wholesale at $9995..(904)635-9759.

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dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
QUALITY HOME Repair: Painting, Wood
Repair, Trim, Crown Moulding, Pressure
Washing and more. 17yrs. experience. Li-
censed/Insured. 861-9500.
home repairspainting & dump runs. We
respond. 904-631-2741 or 904-687- 4419.

All fields of construction. Remodeling,
Fences, Decks, Painting, & more! 25
years experience. Licensed/ Insured. No
job to small! Free Estimates. 703-2054,
Moved, cleaned, hammered;'-awn; paint-
ed, lit, flushed, drained, or repaired. Call
us 228-9241.

Leak Repairs, ReRoofs, Flat roofs,
Skylights, Vents, Rottenwood,
Flat Roof Restoration, mobile homes,
storm damage, maintenance,
Inspections. 29 yrs Exp.
State Lic #ccc057937, 904-221-5981.

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

BOWLING FAMILY Daycare has openings
for infants & up. State certified, CPR, First
Aid, CDA Teaching Degree. Call Laura,
220-6059 or 476-4251.

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

CLEANING 20 yrs experience, new
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SWIM: Beaches-area competitors battle in league championships

Contiii.cd from page pI-1

15-18 50-yard backstroke.
In the girls 8 & IUnder i25-
Sard brc-asststroke, Selva's Keara
S'h)old swain to a first-place
finish in 22.72. Daria Burdette
'was seventh, Sarah Maiirs was
nintih, L cc 'Pharr placed 13th,
l ssica I Harmnai was 17th,
arlit !'ritts came in i ..i Tara
:'ost~ir iva' 24th and Hannah
*ierczryk was 28th.
i or ,i\S Riley Jacobs was
I th anid IKalli Shifkey placed
I It' bo)ys 8 & Under 25-yard
*rii.ststloki c aw the Mariners'
5,ott (ann finish sixth, Garrett
i i-ado place 19th and Jake
\.kir come in 25th.
Dolphins finishers included
iicki \Vehrly in 14th and Jacob

Rubin in 21st place.
In the girls 9-10 50-yard
breaststroke, Wren Weber
picked up 11 points for Selva
with her victory. Teammate
Elizabeth Norton was 14th,
Olivia Cook came in 18th, Lily
Greenwald was 27th and Annie
Meierdierks was 31st.
Dolphins top finishers
included Jackie White in sev-
enth, Kristi McPherson in 11th,
Gabrielle Porter in 28th and
Michaela Damato-McLeod in
In the boys 9-10 50-yard
breaststroke, the Mariners' Alec
Adamec placed second, team-
mate Harry Cook was sixth,
Davis Hassler was seventh, Sam
Rosa in ninth, Jake Franco was
10th and Ben Mairs finished

For BAST, Noah Broadway
came in 14th.
The Dolphins top finisher in
the girls 11-12 50-yard breast-
stroke was Natalie Alford in
eighth, with teammate Lauren
Brumsley in 25th.
Selva's top swimmers were
Kate Mackoul in 12th, Mary
Speed 13th, Kelly Russell 14th
and Mary Giles Morgan in
In the boys 11-12 50-yard
breaststroke, Selva's Jonathan
Pharr was third, Edwin Bodge
placed fourth, Parker
Greenwald came in 11th,
Jimmy Delaney was 14th and
Justin Turner placed 15th.
BAST's Claire Alford came in
fourth in the girls 13-14 50-
yard breaststroke, with Lindsey
Michaels in sixth, Anna Porter

S- i,

Beaches Aquatic Swim Team's Jackie White nears the end of the butterfly leg of the girls 10 &
Under individual medley race Saturday during the First Coast Summer Swim League champi-
onships at Episcopal High School.

in eighth and
Victoria Mason in
1lth place.
The top Selva fin-
isher was Anna
Hassler in 10th.
Trent Silvers picked
up three points for
Selva Marina with his
sixth-place finish in
the boys 13-14 50-
yard breaststroke.
Teammate Tanner
Roick placed eighth.
Two more points
were added to the
Mariners' total when
Katie Russell came in
seventh in the girls
15-18 50-yard breast-
stroke race.
In girls 6 & Under
25-yard freestyle,
Selva's Elizabeth
Lambertson was sec-
ond, Ella Butler
placed third and
Emily Grace Waters '
was 12th.
Top Dolphins fin-
isher was Olivia
Morello in sixth
In the girls 7-8 25-
yard freestyle, BAST's_
Lindsay McPherson
swam to victory, Selva M
with teammate Riley vidual m
Jacobs finishing 14th
and Kalli Shifkey coming in
Selva's Daria Burdette was
eighth, Jessica Harman 15th,
Keara Sebold 18th, Sarah Mairs
19th, Becca Pharr 21st and
Caroline Waters 22nd.
In the boys 7-8 25-yard
freestyle, top Selva finishers
included Jake Acker in 24th,
Cooper Main 28th, Garrett
Tirado 29th and Jack Rosa 30th.
For the Dolphins, Ricki
Wehrly was 37th and Torin
Krishnarao was 39th.
Reid Elmore grabbed nine
more points for Selva with her
second-place finish in the girls


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arina's Sierra Sternfeld competes
edley race Saturday.
9-10 50-yard freestyle race.
In the boys 9-10 freestyle,
the Mariners' Ryan Petitt
claimed victory with team-
mates Bradley Franco and Jake
Deem coming in second and
third respectively.
BAST's Trey Sumrall was the
top finisher for his team, com-
ing in 23rd.
In the girls 13-14 50-yard
freestyle, Selva's Brielle Sebold
was fifth while BAST's Claire
Alford came in sixth. Other
Dolphins in the mix were
Lindsey Michael in ninth and
Victoria Mason in 19th place.
Selva Marina was fourth in

in the girls 11-12 100-yard indi-

the boys 7-8 medley relay, and
third in the girls 10 & Under
100-yard medley relay.
BAST swimmers placed fifth
in the girls 10 & Under 100-
yard medley relay.
In the boys 10 & Under 100-
yard medley relay, Selva swim-
mers placed second, while the
girls 11-12 200-yard medley
relay saw the Mariners come in
Beaches Aquatic garnered a
fourth-place finish in the girls
13-14 200-yard medley relay.
In the boys 13-14 200-yard
medley relay, Selva swimmers
placed, second.


Camp offers


for local


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(in Miami), but in a few years,
this area can be competitive
too," Rivera said.
"These camps are the types
of things they have to do here,
have some kind of camp here
and there with kids'from differ-
ent schools, where they're
taught different techniques
and collaborate with different
types of wrestling. This way,
they can improve from that
rather than just one school
with a few kids and they all
know the same technique.
That's how you build pro-
While the camp is a good
start to gain exposure for the
sport, Rivera believes the com-
munity also needs to become
more involved.
"The programs need to
finance the sport, too" Rivera
added. "They need to have
decent mats, and make sure
the community is behind them
and coming to the matches.
Get the community involved
so the kids in the area feel like
they're something important
and are being supported.
"They can always use more
support, but. this is ground
level right now, and it's some-
thing they need to continue
every year at he same time at
the same place, so more kids
will know about it and start to
show up."
Fletcher wrestler Nick
Dalcero would like to see more
kids attending the camp or
similar types of sessions in the
* future.
"The camp is used to not
only get everyone better, but to
make wrestling more known
around here," he said.
"Even at [Fletcher High], we
have a team, yet hardly anyone
knows we have a team. By
starting some kids out and get-
ting some kids started at a
younger age, we'll start to get
While the camp is a start for
improvement in area wrestling,
for those from South Florida,
middle schools are where the
sport needs to be emphasized
in order to reach its full poten-
"One of the biggest reasons
South Florida is strong is we
have middle school wrestling
and club wrestling like the
YMCA where the kids start at a
much younger age," Rivera
said. "They get to travel up the
line with more experience by
the time they get to high.

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