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Midweek Edition


PONTE


VEDRA


An edition of The Beaches Leader




LEADER


Vol. 45, No. 18


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


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Residents to pay for stormwater utility


By GRAY ROHRER
STAFF WRITER
A study presented Tuesday to the St.
Johns Board of County
Commissioners recommends imple-
menting a countywide stormwater
utility fee to take effect in October
2008.
The study, conducted by GPI
Southeast Inc., suggests the commis-


sion adopt a stormwater utility ordi-
nance and the fees that would be
needed for the utility.
The fee, proposed at $78 per year for
many home, will offset the county's
costs of running the utility.
Although many private communi-
ties, such as those in Ponte Vedra
Beach, have their own drainage sys-
tems, homeowners in those commu-
nities would still pay part of the fee


under the current plan.
"The retention ponds in communi-
ties such as Sawgrass, Plantation and
Marsh Landing run into waters that
are maintained by the county or the
state," Public Works Director Joe
Stephenson said by telephone
Tuesday.
Those communities that do have
private drainage systems would get a
50 percent reduction from the base


rate of $78 per year, according to the
recommendations.
The proposed utility would enact
measures to control flooding and
ensure the quality of water in the
county.
A stormwater utility is needed
because "our abundant rainfall and
rapid development cause capacity
See DRAINAGE, A-3


Boyhood fascination
becomes lifelong hobby
See story, below.


READY TO
CONDUCT


MSD trustee asks if

Coalition overstepped


By GRAY ROHRER
STAFF WRITER
Ponte Vedra Municipal Service
District (MSD) trustee Doug Crane,
miffed by a recent resolution of the
Ponte Vedra Beaches Coalition, is urg-
ing the Ponte Vedra Community
Association to learn more about the
Coalition.
In an e-mail sent recently to board
members of the Ponte Vedra
Community Association (PVCA),


Crane questioned a Coalition resolu-
tion asking for a moratorium on cell
towers, as reported in the July 25
Ponte Vedra Leader.
The letter came under discussion at
Monday's meeting of the PVCA.
"I have attended almost every Ponte
Vedra Community Association and ...
MSD ... meeting for the past six years
and have never heard any negative
discussions concerning cell towers,"
See COALITION, A-3


Nease High School's march-
ing band is ready to take the
field. See A-10

GAINING
YARDAGE


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


Exchange program helps


build world ambassadors


By JENNIFER KNOECHEL
STAFF WRITER
School begins Friday in St. Johns
County, but Nease High junior Taylor
Bresnahan, 16, won't be joining his
classmates.
Instead, the teen will be making
final preparations to spend a year in
Germany as an exchange student.


And to complete the exchange, his
parents, Scott and Nancy Bresnahan,
are hosting Nirali Shaw, 15, of India.,
while she attends Nease this year.
Also attending Nease this year as an
exchange student is Anne Buus
Christensen, 15, of Denmark, who is

See EXCHANGE, A-9


hoto by CHUCK ADAMS
Jean Drayovitch, a 1988 Nease graduate and St.
Augustine resident teaching for the first time at the GTM-
NERR Preserve Educational Center, shows 9-year-old
Lauren Struble of Ponte Vedra Beach the colors in a leaf
during a short Discovery Art Class field trip. See story on
page A-7.


Philately gets the stamp of approval in PV


Beaches-area teams partici-
pate in a First Coast
Championship; See B-1


TEACHERS'
PEP RALLY


This Nease teacher arrives
at a pep rally Monday on her
bike. See A-5.


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


you a history of the United
States if you collect U.S. stamps.
And you can see what other
countries print."
For example, the Inverted
Jenny stamp an error show-
ing a biplane flying upside
down was issued in 1918 at
the start of air mail service.
A slice of world history is
embedded in a set of stamps
that: show German athletes at
........ several Olympic
: events. The set was
taml p issued in 1936,
: when Hitler hosted
I, A-3 the Olympics in a
show of "German
.... superiority," accord-
ing to www.allstamp.net.
Stamps from around the
world led to Ashmead's career
choice, he said.
"I picked up such a love from
stamps for things around the
world that I became a social
studies teacher, specializing in
geography," said Ashmead.
He said he taught at
Sandalwood High School in
Jacksonville for more than 20
years and also taught in Africa
and Papua, New Guinea.
"More people are turning to


stamp collecting these days, in
their older years," said
Ashmead, who moved to
Florida in 1943.
"In their retirement years,
they're going back to the hobby
they had as children, and col-
lecting stamps once again.


But it's hard to get young peo-
ple interested," he said..
Grossman said he gave
stamps to his own children and
grandchildren, adding, "But it
didn't really catch on with any
of those youngsters."


Part of the problem in com-
petition from other hobbies,
Ashmead said.
"We didn't have television.
When the baseball card and


See STAMPS, A-3


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


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August 22, 2007


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The breakfast may be free,


but correct grammar is extra.
(From the Duval County public school's website, dreamsbeginhere.org)

Free breakfast for elementary school students.
A free breakfast for every student, every school day .
If your child attends a Provision 2 school, he/she are offered a FREE breakfast at school.
To participate:
Make sure your child arrives at school before the first bell rings.
Tell your child to go to the cafeteria.
When students arrive at the cafeteria, each will get a free, nutritious breakfast.
Provision 2 is a program that allows a school to serve a morning meal to children at no
charge. Schools with high free and reduced meal populations can now serve ALL students
breakfast at no charge, regardless of free, reduced or paid status.
Participating schools as the Beach are Finegan Elementary and Mayport Elementary.

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Eagle Warrior Timucuan as painted by Theodore Morris.
Morris will lecture at the annual meeting of the Beaches
Area Historical Society next month.

Historical Society hosts meeting
The Annual Meeting of the Beaches Area Historical Society
will take place on Thursday, September 13 at the Beaches
Museum & History Center.
Members, as well as the general public, are invited to
attend the event free of charge. The event will begin with a
reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.,
and end with a lecture and exhibit review by Theodore
Morris.
.BAHS's slate of prospective officers for the 2007/2008 year
(October September) are: Steve Williams, President; Tim
Ellis, Vice President; Tom Everidge, Secretary; and Bill
Hillegass, Treasurer. In addition, Lori Schmidt has been rec-
ommended as a prospective board member. Additional nom-
inations for both officers and board members may be made
from the floor at the time of the meeting.
Morris will speak at this year's Annual Meeting as part of
Tracking Florida History: Lectures on the First Coast Series.
His paintings, The Lost Tribes, will be on exhibition in the
Dickinson Gallery from September 4 through October 28.
As an artist, Morris's work takes a journey through time;
using oil paintings asa depiction of the native cultures lost to
Florida's history. Morris worked- with archaeologists and
anthropologists throughout the State of Florida to gather
information, view artifacts, and research early colonial docu-
ments. Through his paintings, he chronicles the Native
American cultures that lived in Florida as early as, 13,000
years ago. His recent book, The Lost Tribes, collaboration.
with Jerald T. Milanich, Curator of Archaeology at the Florida
Museum of Natural History, is on sale in the gift shop. Morris
will be available that evening to autograph copies.




You can get there from here

The arrival of Nocatee made it difficult to get to the Walden
Chase community and Palm Valley Golf Club, both situated
on C.R. 210. The only way to get to either from the Beaches
was by taking Nocatee Parkway to Coastal Ridge Boulevard,
then continuing on to what remained of C.R. 210 heading
east. After that, it became "fust follow the signs."
Recently, however, there's another way to get to there from
here and also check out Nocatee along the way.
The opening of the Nocatee Parkway/Crosswater Parkway
interchange means you can get to the center of Nocatee via
Crosswater Parkway. As it travels south through Nocatee,
Crosswater Parkway connects with Preservation Trail.
Preservation Trail, in turn, leads to C.R. 210, heading west.
The old, familiar roadway travels by the 2,640-yard, par-58
Palm.Valley executive course and on to Walden Chase.
So you can get there from here.


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A little light reading...

Florida's auto insurance consumers can log onto
the Web site, MyFloridaCFO.com, and click on the
"Life without No-Fault" link to learn about the
new insurance laws in effect after the sunset of No-
Fault.
Florida's Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law will expire
on Oct. 1, along with the requirement to purchase
Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage.
Beginning Oct. 1, whether someone is at fault in
an accident could make all the difference as to
which driver will be liable to pay for damages.
"The best advice we can give to consumers is to
purchase enough auto insurance coverage to pro-
vide proper medical treatment for themselves and
their families," said CFO Sink, who oversees the
Department of Financial Services. "In the event
someone is at fault in an accident after the expira-
tion of No-Fault, sufficient auto insurance cover-
age can help protect that family's financial assets."
"Life without No-Fault" contains answers to fre-
quently asked questions and the definitions of
popular insurance terms. Floridians can review a
chart detailing which driver in an accident is liable
for payment of injuries or damages. Additionally,
consumers will find CFO Sink's previous outline of
policy considerations in a post-No-Fault world.
One of the largest changes for consumers will be
that payment for injuries sustained during an acci-
dent will now be the financial responsibility of the
at-fault driver. Under the current No-Fault Law,
Florida drivers and motor vehicle operators are
required to carry PIP coverage, which would pay
the first $10,000 of the drivers' (and their passen-
gers') medical costs, regardless of fault.


Climb Aboard!
This trolley is similar to the one pro-
posed to run along Third Street at the
* Beaches, beginning next year. Funding
Sis still being secured and county officials
Said a route is still to be determined.



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Kurt Andrew Simpson, Esq.

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1510 2nd St. S.
S Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
1 block off 3rd St.
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just past Huguenot
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Same quality representationfor all
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August 22. 2007


Page 3A*


The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


PLAID UPON PLAID Kevin and JoAnne Porter, members
of the Jacksonville St. Andrew's Society, explain that the
Porter family is a "sept" or one of the families within the
MacNachtan Clan. They were attending a Kirking of the
Tartans at Community Presbyterian Church. While the
Jacksonville Pipes and Drums played, Pastor Gabe
Goodman led a procession into the church. "Kirk" is Gaelic for
church. The colors and patterns of the tartans.represent differ-
ent Scottish clans.


Coalition:


Continued from A-1
Crane's e-mail says.
He asks whether the cell tower
resolution, which was presented
to the St. Johns County
Commission, was "guided by
the feedback" from its member
associations.
The Coalition is a civic organ-
ization representing about two
dozen homeowner organiza-
tions in the Ponte Vedra area.
The PVCA is a member of the
Coalition.
Crane said in a telephone
interview Tuesday that if the
Coalition purports to represent
member associations, the reso-
lution should have been dis-
cussed by the member organiza-
tions before the Coalition took

Drainage:

Continued from A-1
problems for existing systems,"
the study says.
Under the proposal given to
the commissioners, there would
be no exceptions to the
stormwater utility fee.
The $78 fee is based on a sin-
gle-family home larger than
1,800 square feet. For the same
type of home with less than
1,800 square feet, the fee would



Stamps:

Continued from A-1
that kind of stuff started, it took
a lot of people away," Ashmead
said.
"Today, youngsters have
computers on their minds."
Ashmead, who has become a
stamp dealer, showed one of his
prized possessions: a Twopenny
Blue from Great Britain, one of


its vote.
"This is the same group that
said we need a neighborhood
bill of rights," Crane said. That
bill of rights gives communities
a voice in proposed develop-
ment.
"Has the PV Coalition repre-
sented to the public and media
that they have more authoriza-
tion than they have been
given?" Crane's e-mail asks.
PVCA directors agreed that
the Coalition resolution was
approved without their consent.
"The problem is that we were
not part of the resolution," said
PVCA director Barbara Maple.
Other directors said their input
'and feedback was not sought on
the issue.


be 40 percent less.
Condominiums would get the
same 40 percent reduction,
while the fee for mobile homes
would be 50 percent of the base
rate. The rates of commercial
and industrial buildings would
be based on square footage.
The commission voted 4-0 to
amend the county's 1994
Stormwater Utility Ordinance.to
form the utility and institute the


the first two postage stamps
issued (see trivia box).
Although Grossman and
Ashmead were the only two at
last week's meeting, Grossman
plans to meet the third
Wednesday of every month at
the Players Community Senior
Center.
"You'd think there would be


Fletcher High crime

reports go downtown,

not to local police


by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER

Although Fletcher High
School is located in Neptune
Beach, the school's resource
officer is from the Jacksonville
Sheriff's Officer, according to
officials.
Any incident reports that
occur at the school during
school hours are reported to
the Jacksonville Sheriff's
Office, according to Neptune
Beach Assistant Police Chief
Tony Corillo. Routine inci-
dent reports are not provided
to the Neptune Beach Police
Department, which has juris-
diction for the school and its
2,000+ students.
If something "major"
occurs, the school "usually"
notifies Neptune Beach
police, Corillo said.
The Neptune Beach Police
Department used to provide
the school with a resource
officer, but several years ago,
per a request from the
school's vice principal, JSO
provided one instead, accord-
ing Corillo.
Corillo said that the school
wanted a county officer.
If the department provided
an officer to be the school
resource officer at Fletcher,
then the department which
currently has 18. officers -
would have to hire an addi-
tional officer to fill the slow,
Corillo said. He said the
money used to pay for a
school resource officer years
ago has been reallocated.
The Duval County School


Crane said Tuesday that he
discovered no one had been rep-
resenting the PVCA at Coalition
meetings.
Carl Bloesing, who reports to
the PVCA about Coalition
actions, was chosen by the
PVCA to represent them at
Coalition meetings and vote on
their behalf to avoid this prob-
lem in the future.
PVCA directors unanimously
passed a resolution giving
Bloesing the authority to repre-
sent them and vote on their
behalf at Coalition meetings.
The Coalition meets at 10
a.m. Monday at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library.





fee. Commissioner Jim Bryant
was absent.
A resolution will be drafted
after public meetings are held to
discuss the issue. Stephenson
said that GPI Southeast will
amend the language of the orig-
inal ordinance and present it to
the board.
"I anticipate this issue being
before the board again some-
time in October," he said.


Board pays a percentage of the
cost for a school resource 6ffi-
cer, approximately 75 percent,
and it is up to the police
agency to pay the remainder.
"At this time, it's going to
be [a] JSO [resource officer
that patrols the school], but I
don't know for the future," he
said.
Across Seagate Avenue, at
Fletcher Middle School, the
school resource officer is a
Jacksonville Beach police offi-
cer and all incidents at the
school are reported at the
local police department.


Photo byALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
JSO School Resource Officer
Bartley Tuesday conducts traf-
fic as school lets out in front of
Fletcher High School in
Neptune Beach.


High
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Low High
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Mayport
Low High
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1022am 5:24 pm
11:18am 6:19pm
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1:56 am 8:42 pm
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Palm Valley
Low gh
11:40am 6:38pm
12:45 am 7:37 pm
1:37am 8:33pm
2:28am 9:25 pm
3:18 am 10:13 pm
4:04 am 11:00pm
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None
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Low
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4:59 pm


9th Street South plans to include turn lanes


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
Plans to relocate existing
power poles from the west side
of the 9th Street corridor to
10th Street will tie into
planned improvements of the
roadway.
Beaches Energy Services will
move the wooden poles and
replace them with concrete
poles on 10th Street as part of
a line rebuilding project.
City Manager George Forbes


said the electric system
upgrade will piggyback nicely
on the enhancements planned
along the 9th Street corridor.
"It will really help make
that area much nice. It ties in
nicely with the road work," he
said. "This is a project that the
citizens been very interested
to see happen over the years.
We are really looking forward
to this."
The project area extends
from Beach Boulevard to


Osceola Avenue,
Utility Director Don
Ouchley said utility lines are
already in place on 10th Street
to accommodate the installa-
tion of the concrete poles.
"We are not adding poles,"
he said. "We are just adding
wire."
The wooden poles on 9th
Street were deemed unsightly
by the urban design firm
Glatting Jackson during a tour
of the two-lane street.


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


Postage stamp trivia


Since 1847, Benjamin Franklin and George
Washington have appeared on more stamps than
any other Americans.
The Elvis Presley 1993 stamp is the most pop-
ular U.S. stamp based on sales, with at least 124
million stamps saved.
Before prepaid postage stamps were devel-
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August 22, 2007


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


Letters to the editor:


Many benefit from


generosity of others


To the editor:
It has been one week since
the 2007 Back to School with
BEAM was held on Saturday,
August 11. The program was
as remarkable this year as it has
been for the past 13 years
thanks to the generous, giving
nature of the Beaches and West
Beaches community. Over 185
volunteers participated in the
total program. Some volun-
teers helped put together
school supply bags, some
painted pencil boxes, others
set up for the event and then
helped 803 children and their
families shop at Back to School
with BEAM. Some ran the
Back to School shoe depart-
ment while other volunteers
helped clean up after the
event. We even had two bar-
bers offering free haircuts.
Over $28,800 has been collect-
ed to date so that BEAM could
provide all children with new
backpacks, school supplies,
personalized pencil boxes,
socks, underwear, and shoe
vouchers. In addition, more
than 160 children received
dental care on the Smile
Express dental van as part of
the Back to School program.
BEAM is extremely apprecia-
tive to all who gave their time,
clothing, backpacks, school
supplies, and financial support


Kathleen Feindt Bailey Linda Borgstede


Editor, The Beaches Leader

Thomas Wood
President and Publisher


Editorial
Chuck Adams
Robert DeAngelo
Rex Edmondson
Bob Fernee
Alice Gartland
John Hardebeck
Jennifer Knoechel
AlexandraKummernes
Kristin MacCaull
Liza Mitchell
Kathy Nicoletti
Hal Newsome
Gray Rohrer
David Rosenblum
Wimpy Sutton
Ann Von Thron
Johnny Woodhouse

Composition
Amy Bolin
Pat Dube
-Bernice Harris
Ted Lamb


for this annual event. This
event is not possible without
the total support of the
Beaches community. The
cumulative record shows just
how amazing the beaches
community is. In 14 years of
Back to School with BEAM,
10,870 children have been
helped 102,870 items of gently
worn clothing have been given
away, more than 2,231 volun-
teers have helped make the
event happen, and $246,829
has been donated to ensure the
success of the program. That's
a lot for a small beach commu-
nity!
Thank you Beaches and West
Beaches for your volunteer and
financial support of BEAM and
Back to School with BEAM. In
addition, BEAM is extremely
thankful for the tremendous
coverage and commitment of
Editor Kathleen Bailey and The
Beaches Leader to Back to
School with BEAM. Without
the exposure that The Beaches
Leader provides, Back to
School with BEAM would have
little chance to be successful
and to assist the children and
families it helps.
Cindy Funkhouser,
Director, BEAM
Karen Wolfson,
Coordinator, Back to Sthool
with BEAM


Community backing is great


To the editor:
Thank you so much for giv-
ing our story front-page press
{Is it art or is it a sign?]. As
local residents, small business
owners, and subscribers Joe
and I understand and respect
the presence your paper has in
our beach community.
Sadly, I must admit we were
very discouraged and disap-
pointed after receiving legal
notice(s) frori the city' (served
'by 'arpolice officer): But that
went away after my friend Julie
encouraged us to start a peti-
tion. Suddenly, people were
coming into our store to sign
their names; much to our


delight, many came back the
next day with family members
and friends.
Yes, our mural has caused a
stir in City Hall but the naysay-
ers are so few in comparison to
the hundreds of people who
have expressed their support,
signed our petition, called or
emailed.
Overall, we are thrilled that
our mural has been received
with such appreciation and
:delighted by the support our
community has given us.

Shari Quest
Neptune Beach


Thanks for supporting the Art Walk


To the editor:
The very first Beaches Art
Walk took place on Tuesday,
August 14. As part of the plan-
ning committee, I would like to
thank and congratulate all of
the participants. The venues,
which let us enter their business
spaces; the artists who displayed
their works and talents and the
volunteers who gave up their
time and interests, were
absolutely devoted to making
this experience and project a
success.
To the art enthusiasts who
visited and "walked the walk", I
thank you for coming out in the
tremendous heat to show your


support and love for our art
community. This was only the
first of many art walks we are
planning. Please be on the look
out. for future events. If the first
art walk is any measure of ones
to come, our hard work and
effort will have been more than
worth it. We are very proud of
our local artists, businesses and
participants, and hope to see all
of you, and others again and
again. Thanks for everyone's
support.
Art happens!

Nanci Faulkner
Committee Member
Jax Beaches Art Walk


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Justin Wray
Kendall Thornes


Naming a school requires advance work


ith several new
schools under con-
struction and many
more on the drawing boards, it
is a good time to do some
advanced planning on school
names.
School names are a way that a
community has of honoring
people, places and events that
have made a contribution to its
past and deserve to be remem-
bered by its future.
When my children attended
Webster Elementary School, I
recall their excitement when
they came home and
announced that they had met
James A. Webster, for whom the
school was named. Two decades
later they still remember that,
though they have probably for-
gotten every single fact they
were taught in class that day.
There were several notable
patterns of school-naming in
the past. One was for School
Board chairs like R. B. Hunt and
Evelyn Hamblen (who was the
first woman to hold public
office in St. Augustine). Another
was for school superintendents
like Otis' Mason, John
Crookshank and W. Douglas
SHartley.
We have schools named for
prominent cultural figures who
lived in the area, like novelist
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and
'folk singer Gamble Rogers.
Then there are schools named
for people as diverse as Alice
Landrum and Osceola, who
played historic roles in our com-
munity.
I have been distressed in
recent years to see these old
Naming patterns overwhelmed
by an endless number of real
estate-inspired ones. It is per-
haps to be expected that when
newcomers are asked to suggest
names, they naturally think of
their street, subdivision, or
guard-gated community. As a
result, we have lost the impor-
tant opportunity to celebrate


DAVID NOLAN
GUEST COLUMNIST

our heritage, and merely repeat
what is already visible on every
other "For Sale" sign.
In the spirit of being proac-
tive, I would suggest that the
School Board start long in
advance to create a list of rec-
ommended names from which
future selections can be made.
Believe it or not, I have a few
to put in the hopper:
What about a Zora Neale
Hurston School to match that
of her friend and contemporary
author, Marlone Kinnan
Ravwlings?
What about great artists, like
Martin Johnson Heade, whose
studio is now being restored at
Flagler College, or Randolph
Caldecott, father of the modem
illustrated children's book, who
lies buried in West Augustine's
Evergreen Cemetery?
Gamble Rogers would be
glad, I'm sure, to have a school
named for his fellow trouba-
dour, Woody Guthrie, who
wrote many songs here in St.'
Johns County (though not his
famous "This Land is Your
Land").
Our great composer, Frederick
Delius, introduced to the world
classical scene the African
American music he learned here
in the 1880s. More recently, we
have the legendary alumnus of


More letters to the editor:


High taxes should mean high level of service


To the editor:
I own commercial property in
Jacksonville Beach where I run
my business. I pay a lot in prop-
erty taxes. I really wouldn't
mind paying the high taxes if I
thought I was getting a high
level of service, but I'm not.
About a week ago I got a call
at home from my alarm compa-
ny that our alarm was going off
at fhe business. They said they
had called the police. I got
dressed and drove from my
house in Atlantic Beach to my


business. It probably took me
about 5 minutes. When I got
there I was surprised the police
weren't already there. I checked
the place out and it was thank-
fully a false alarm. I called the
police and cancelled the call.
As I was getting ready to
leave, maybe 25 minutes after
the call from my alarm compa-
ny, a police officer drove by and
told me he was on .his way
when he got the call to cancel
and wanted to make sure every-
thing was OK. He was very pro-


fessional and obviously con-
cerned.
I know the officer was not out
eating donuts. think we don't
have enough cops. I have to
wonder what is the city spend-
ing all our taxes on. It certainly
can't be the police. If I have to
pay these kind of taxes I expect
extra good service especially in
police.

Fred Taylor
Jacksonville Beach


Ponte Vedra hijacked by development interests


To the editor:
Until the mid 1960's Ponte
Vedra was bounded by The
Duval County line to the
north, the Atlantic Ocean to
the east, somewhere around
the old Oasis bar to the south,
and what is now A1A to the
west. New A1A was completed
in the mid 1960's and skirted
existing Ponte Vedra. South
Ponte Vedra was generally con-
sidered to be both sides of A1A
from the Oasis to the Guana
Dam.
Palm Valley was in the same
postal zone and Ponte Vedra -
32082 but no one was under
an illusion the Palm Valley was
in Ponte Vedra. Palm Valley
was bounded by new A1A to


the east, Solano Road to the
north, the Intracoastal
Waterway to the west, and
Mickler's (pronounced
Micklers, the i is long) Road to
the south. To call Nocatee and
even Palm Valley, Ponte Vedra
is a misnomer propagated by
real estate agents and develop-
ment interests in order to
make money off of the Ponte
Vedra name. I am surprised
that the aristocrats on Ponte
Vedra Boulevard (old A1A)
haven't spoken up. All the new
residents in "Ponte Vedra" are
going to want access to "their"
beach, that the Ponte Vedra
Boulevard residents were so
desperately to keep private.
It's bad enough that the


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

David Stearns
Ponte Vedra Beach


LIlDA
BORGSTEDE
COLUMNIST


How much

ego does it

take to

homeschool?


here's a certified teacher
living in my house.
He's even a co-parent of
my children. And I have a
pretty respectable education.
But it never occurred to us to
steer our own educational
course for our children. Not
that it was a popular alterna-
Stive at the time.
Now, it is a definite option
and the choice of many par-
ents right here in our com-
munity. What moves parents
to teach their own children
at home? Well, it isn't all
done in the "home" I have
come to learn. There is the
library, and any number of
other locations. In fact, the
old public school concept of
a field trip takes a radical
turn upward for the home-
schooled child.
I started looking for an
answer by visiting some of
the Internet sites directed to
parents. One of the first
interesting bits of advice I
found, at About.com:
Homeschooling, was a state-
ment by a Barbara
Hernandez, whose primary
credential is that she has
home schooled for 18 yeats.
She says, "If you can read
and write, you can home-
school." That is not only
Simplistic, it is insulting. It
devalues four years of col-
lege education and the addi-
tional education required of
our teachers to maintain
their certification. This
minimalist requirement is
not good enough for the
child either, in my opinion.
But, lest I despair, this
same expert, backed up by
many other such "experts",
gave me a more respectable
bit of advice. She listed fac-
tors that parents must seri-
ously consider before jump-
ing off the bus to the public
school.
It is a huge time commit-
ment to the schooling par-
ent. You will be around your
student 24/7! Emphasizing
that one parent assumes the
major responsibility, this
means the loss of an income
outside the home for that
adult. This can bring finan-
cial strain for the family. It
means study, planning and
creativity even with all of the
helpful material that is avail-
able. It is also suggested that
you must have the agree-
ment of both parents and the
child must also be willing.
School districts have
requirements and testing in
place to assist parents and
protect the child in fhis edu-
cational option. There is a
wealth of course study mate-
rial and ideas available.
Studies of home schooled
children show impressive
results.
But where do I sign up to
get the other elements I
would need namely, confi-
dence and patience? School,
or formalized learning, is
every day, every month (for
nine months if you follow
public school calendars), and
every year. Do you see
where the patience factor
comes in? For example,
some children behave con-
sistently better for the teach-
ers than they do in the com-
fort of home.
So much depends on
building the self confidence
of our children. Where does
the home schooling parent
get his or/and her self confi-
dence? 'That is my puzzle
with this concept. Where do
you get the boldness (chutz-
pah) necessary to launch this
career of turning out a well-
rounded, educated young
citizen?
Borgstede is director of sales
and marketing for The Leader.


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the Florida School for the Deaf
and the Blind, Ray Charles.
What great names for schools!
In our Ancient City, which
has made a living on history,
what about naming schools for
our outstanding 20th century
historians, Albert Manucy and
Luis Arana? Or Jean Parker
Waterbury, first female presi-
dent of the St. Augustine
Historical Society? Or pioneer
archaeologist John Griffin?
We have owed much to pho-
tographers who have recorded
the past for us and made possi-
ble the restoration of some of
our historic buildings. Work is
now under way on St. Benedict
School in Lincolnville, and a
sign at the site features a 1920s
photo taken by Richard
Aloysius Twine, who has gained
posthumous recognition as one
of the nation's greatest black
photographers. His white con-
temporary, F Victor Rahner, left
a long and distinguished visual
record of our community.
Outside photographers have
also made pilgrimages to St.
Augustine and left us classic
views. Two famous ones were
William Henry Jackson, who
cam enduring the Flagler era; and
Frances' Benjamin Johnston,
who came during the New Deal.
What excellent names to attach"
to new schools!
In the spirit of honoring edu-
cators past, I would suggest
Solomon Calhoun and Rosalie
Gordon Mills, who both fos-
tered excellence in an era of
racial discrimination and richly
deserve to be'remembered.
Even this long list will not
suffice to name all the new
schools we have coming our
way, so there is plenty of room
for additional suggestions.
Let's give our schools names
worthy of the education that we
hope will be passed on inside
them
Nolan is an author and histori-
an who lives in St. Augustine.






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Trolley for Beaches mulled


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WINTER
Weekend trolley service could be
running at the Beaches by April.
Jacksonville City Councilman Art
Graham, who represents the
Beaches district, last week proposed
a two-year trial to operate a trolley
along State Road A1A April through
Labor Day.
"We are interested to see how
well it works and if there is a need
for it," Graham said Aug. 15.
The trolleys would run from 6
p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 2
a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7
p.m. Sunday between Atlantic
Boulevard to J. Turner Butler
Boulevard.
Graham said the trolley service
would be funded by private inter-
ests. Title sponsorship is available if
a single corporate entity donates
the $500,000 projected for opera-
tional costs, he said.




Luau


at the


Lemon


Committee members gather
recently to plan the second
annual benefit luau at the ocean-
front Lemon Bar in Neptune
Beach. The 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sept. 8 event will benefit
Beaches Emergency Assistant
Ministry (B.E.A.M.) and Beaches
Resource Center. Tickets are
$30 in advance, $40 at the door,
if available. For tickets or more
information contact B.E.A.M. at
241-2326 or mail check to
B.E.A.M., 850 Sixth Ave. S.,
Suite 400, Jacksonville Beach,
32250,
photo by MARY JANE BROWN


Graham offered details of the pro-
gram at a transportation meeting
held Aug. 15 in Jacksonville Beach
City Hall to discuss extending bus
service into Ponte Vedra Beach.
That service is set to begin next
month.
Under the trolley program, JTA
would provide four trolleys for use
in the Beaches area.
"It gets people used to the idea of
public transportation," Graham
said. "People that will ride a trolley
may not ride a city bus."
Mike Miller, director of external
affairs at JTA, said he is working
with Jacksonville Beach City
Manager George Forbes to find
space in the city yard to park the
trolleys overnight to lessen the
drive time of the operators.
It would also serve the fueling
needs because the trolleys require
diesel to run. Diesel fuel is available
at the city yard.


"It would be more efficient to sta-
tion and fill them up here," Miller
said. "It would eliminate some of
the wear and tear on the vehicles."
Since the JTA does not endorse
selling advertising on the trolleys
currently in service in other areas of
the city, Miller said naming rights
could be available "to let people
know who is sponsoring it."
"It's the best kind of advertising
they could buy," he said.
Tents would be established at area
restaurants along the route to
encourage patrons to ride the trol-
ley. Miller said the route is still in
the preliminary design stages.
Transportation officials are trying
to incorporate popular destination
stops such as the SeaWalk
Pavilion.
"We still have enough time to
take care of the logistical issues,"
Miller said. "We are on the fast
track to get the route finished."


Teachers start school year with pep rally

FROM STAFF
The St. Johns County teachers began the 2007-2008 school year
with a pep rally Monday in the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Most
teachers arrived via school buses, and- some were decked out in
school-similar golf or T-shirts.
Nease teachers Laura.Williams and Holly Gauthier rode their
bicycles to the event, where the featured speaker was Guy Doud,
a former national teacher of the year whose topic was "Molder of *. '
Dreams."
As teachers arrived, they were greeted by a St. Augustine pep
band under the direction of Laura Beard. The program also fea-
* tured on-stage band performances, as well as routines by the .
cheerleaders from the four county high schools, Bartram Trail,
Nease, Pedro Menendez and St. Augustine.
Members of the Bartram Trail Air Force ROTC, Nease Naval
ROTC, St. Augustine Army ROTC and Pedro Menendez Honor
Society helped provide assistance at the entrance gates and served
as parking lot attendants.
The first day of school for St. Johns County students is Friday.
Photos by CHUCK ADAMS
Laura Beard, the St. Augustine band director whose pep band
greets all arrivals, stands with Michael Johnson, her Nease
counterpart, while principal Mike Parrish, center, sits with his
Ocean Palms staff toward the front of what is a sea of teachers
using provided fans to try to keep themselves cool.


PHOTO SUBMITTED
This trolly, which runs in downtown Jacksonville, is similar to those planned for the
Beaches area.


St. Johns police join

national crackdown


on drunken driving


FROM STAFF
The St. Johns County
Sheriff's Office announced
this week it is joining a
nationwide crackdown on
drunk driving through Labor
Day.
The announcement came
Monday, the same day that
the National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration
released data on drunken driv-
ing deaths in 2006.
Although Florida's deaths
dropped more than 13 per-
cent from 1,106 in 2005 to
949 in 2006, according to the'
data drunken driving fatal-
ities went up in 22 states dur-
ing the same period.
But, according to the
Sheriff's Office, drunk driving
"is one of America's deadliest
crimes," with nearly 13,000
deaths nationwide in 2005
from crashes involving a driv-
er or motorcycle operator
with a blood alcohol concen-
tration of .08 or higher.
The total jumps to more
than 17,500 when consider-
ing drivers and motorcycle
operators with any.amount. of
alcohol in their blood, accord-
ing to national press accounts.
The Sheriff's Office joins
thousands of other law


enforcement and highway
safety agencies across the
nation to take part in the
"Drunk Driving. Over the
Limit. Under Arrest" crack-
down.
"Make no mistake. Our
message is simple and to the
point.," Sheriff David Shoar
said in the news release. No
matter what you drive a
passenger car, pickup, sport
utility vehicle or motorcycle
if we catch you driving
impaired, we will arrest you.
No exceptions. No excuses.
"We will be out in force
conducting sobriety check-
points, saturation patrols and
using undercover officers to
get more drunk drivers off the
road and save lives that might
otherwise be lost."
The crackdown is a program
organized by. the U.S.
Department of
Transportation's National
Highway Traffic Safety
Administration that focuses
on combining high-visibility
enforcement with heightened
. public. awareness through
advertising and publicity,: .:
For;'additional information,
v i s .i t
www.StopImpairedDriving.or
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OBITUARIES


Mary LAdams


Mary L. Adams, 89, died in
Jacksonville Aug. 19, 2007.
She was a lifelong resident of
Chester County, Pa. She was a
devoted wife, beloved mother,
grandmother and great-
grandmother, said the family.
She is survived by her sons,
Arthur C. Adams (Nancy) and
James F. Adams (Kaite);
daughter, Ellen M. Stocum
(Ron); nine grandchildren
and three great-grandchil-
dren.
A memorial service will be
held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please
make donations to
Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville,
FL 32257.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
Beach.






Edward Richard

Starr



Edward Richard Starr, 46,
died Aug. 7, 2007 in
Jacksonville.
Survivors include daughters,
Adrian (Wilbur) Wright,
Candice (Raymond) Gonzalez
and Ellen R. Starr, all of the
Jacksonville area; two sisters in
Connecticut; grandchildren,
Wilbur Wright Jr, Aedan
Wright, Gabrielle Gonzalez
and Raymond Gonzalez; and
good friend, Brian Wyatt.
Memorial services were held
Aug. 19 in the chapel of Cedar
Bay Funeral Home, Father Jose
Kulathinal officiating.


William "Billy" Andreu Sr.,
81, died Aug. 18, 2007. He was
born Aug. 30, 1925 in
Brunswick, Ga. to William H.
and Pauline (Allen) Andreu. He
was a World War II Navy veter-
an and longtime member of the
VFW and American Legion.
Andreu moved to Punta
Gorda, Fla. in 1950 from
Mayport. He was captain of the
first commercial shrimp boat to
come to Charlotte County, Fla.
Later he worked with Punta
Gorda Redi-mix Concrete Co.
for 29 years and retired from
Littered Concrete in 1987.
Andreu was an avid hunter
and a fisherman. He was known
for his making of cast nets and
shrimp nets. He was a charter
member of the Southwest
Florida Outdoorsman
Association.
He was loved by all who knew
him and will be greatly missed,
the family said.
He is survived by his wife of
55 years, Bessie (Powell) Andreu
of Punta Gorda; sons, William
(Rachelle) Andreu Jr of Iron
City, Ga. and Robert (Velma)
Andreu of Punta Gorda; daugh-
ter, Teresa (Scott) Ford of Punta


Alfred J. Brockunier, M.D.,
died Aug. 14, 2007. He lived
in Jacksonville and Piseco,
N.Y. He formerly lived in
Pelham, N.Y.
Brockunier was the son of
Marion and Alfred Brockunier
Sr. and the older brother of
Richard of Jennerstown, Pa.
He graduated from Jefferson
Medical School in
Pennsylvania. While complet-
ing his medical training, he
served in the United States Air
Force.
Brockunier was a gyneoco-
logic oncologist who prac-


Gorda; seven grandchildren,
Melanie Bailey, Melissa.Tumey
and Drew Ford, all of Port
Charlotte, Fla., Austin and
Ashley Andreu and Matthew
Ford, all of Punta Gorda, and
Buddy Read of Iron City, Ga.;
five great-grandchildren,
Samantha and Garrett Bailey,
Thomas, Angel and Sabrina
Turney; a brother, Kenny
(Peggy) Andreu Sr; and many
nieces and nephews. He was
preceded in death by his par-
ents, a brother, Ralph C.
Andreu, and sister, Mary Lee
(Andreu) Johnson.
The family will receive friends
from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Wednesday at the Kays-Ponger
Funeral Home, 635 E. Marion
Ave., Punta Gorda. The funeral
service will be at 10 a.m.
Thursday at the funeral home,
with Rev. Dennis Postell officiat-
ing. Burial will follow with mili-
tary honors at Indian Springs
Cemetery.
Kays-Ponger Funeral Homes
and Cremation Services, Punta
Gorda Chapel, is in charge of
arrangements.


ticed for more than 30 years
at Memorial Sloan Kettering
and New York Cornell
Medical Center.
He was predeceased by his
wife of more than 50 years,
Dorothy Elaine Brockunier.
He is survived by his six chil-
dren, Sharon, Gregory, Fred,
James, Craig and Susan; and
his 21 grandchildren.
He will be dearly missed by
all who loved him. He will be
remembered for his strong
love of family, his quiet, gen-
tle nature and his extreme
generosity, said the family.


Jimmy (James) McFarland
Ditto Jr. died Aug. 11, 2007.
He was born Sept. 1, 1938 to
Clemmie Fuqua Ditto Lane
and James M. Ditto Sr. in
Carthage, Tenn., where he
learned his core values.
Ditto had many fond mem-
ories and stories of life with
his family from those years.
In his teen years, he and his
mother lived in Nashville,
Tenn., where he attended and
graduated from West End
High School.
As an adult and employed
as a medical technologist,
Ditto lived and played in
Ocala, St. Augustine,
Savannah, Ga. and
Jacksonville Beach. In
Jacksonville Beach he was
able to spend time with his
mother, Clemmie, something
he was always happy for.
Ditto enjoyed life. He was
an avid fisherman, sports fan,
animal lover and friend.
Everyone, everything and
everywhere were each the
best in his eyes and his heart.
He had many bests, and he
appreciated them all. Each of
those who were his friends
were deeply and uniquely


Merlin Sterling, 71, died
Aug. 10, 2007 at Baptist
Medical Center Beaches. She
was born Nov. 15, 1935 in
Wellsville, N.Y., and moved to
the Jacksonville area in 1987
from Great Lakes, Ill.
Family members include her
sons, Ralph (Cheryl) Patterson
Jr., Bryan (Lisa) Patterson and
Randy (Debbie) Patterson;
daughters, Sue (Fred) Johnson,
Kris (Sam) Atwood, Jennifer
(James) Sterling-Pate and Jamie
(Robert) Holmes; brother,
Melvin (Diane) James; sisters,


loved and appreciated. He rel-
ished his memories of them.
He was preceded in death
by his parents, Clemmie Lane
and James M Ditto Sr.; stepfa-
ther, James Lane; grandpar-
ents, Marion and Bessie
Fuqua; and aunt, Elizabeth
"Pinkie" Fuqua Cruce.
He is survived by his first
cousin, James Austin Cruce
and his daughters, Leslie and
Marissa; stepsister, Virginia
(Giovanni) Croce; and step-
brother, David (Beth,
Brandon and Chandler) Ditto.
A private viewing for family
was held at Hardage-Giddens
in Jacksonville Beach, and a
. Ditto-style memorial and cel-
ebration of life was held on
the beach at Neptune Beach
for family and friends. His
remains will be cremated and
taken back to Carthage, Tenn.
to be buried with his family.
In lieu of flowers, please
make donations in his name
to the Jacksonville Humane
Society, 8464 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville, FL 32216.
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


Marietta "Pee-Wee" Wyland,
Myra "Kay" Williams and
Mildred "Skeet" Latin; stepsis-
ter, Betty Jean Padilla; and 14
grandchildren.
Private family services were
held Aug. 17. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may
be made to Mayo Clinic ALS
Association Certified Center
Department of Neurology,
4500 San Pablo Road S.,
Jacksonville, FL.32224.
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage
Giddens, Jacksonville Beach.


William 'Bily'Andreu Sr.


POLICE BEAT


ATLANTIC BEACH
Eugene Alan Pawlowicz Jr.,
27, was arrested for possession
of a controlled substance on
Aug. 14 in the 100 block of
Saratoga Circle S., according to
a police report.

Jessica Mary Little, 25, was
arrested on four felony counts
of battery on a law enforce-
ment officer /firefighter/
EMT/non sworn or licensed
security officer etc. and a
felony count of resisting an
officer with violence to his per-
son on Aug. 13 in the 50 block
of 19th 'Street, according to a
police report.

SNEPTUNE BEACH
Aggravated assault was
reported on Aug. 19 in the
2200 block of Pine Place,
according to a police report.
The victim told police that his
roommate pulled a knife on
him and tried to stab him,
according to the report. The
suspect left the apartment
before police arrived, accord-
ing to the report.
***0
Theft of a bicycle was report-
ed on Aug. 18 in the 500 block
of Atlantic Boulevard, accord-
ing to a police report.

Jason James Cason, 29, was
arrested for aggravated battery
on Aug. 17 in the 200 block of
Cherry Street, according to a
police report.
***
Burglary was reported on
Aug. 16 in the 900 block of
Third Street, according to a
police report. The victim left
her residence at 8:30 a.m. and
when she returned at 5:30
p.m., she discovered that a
window in her bedroom was
broken and someone had
entered the residence, accord-
ing to the report. A computer,
a computer game system and a
bottle of vodka were missing,
according to the report.
***
Obtaining personal property
with intent to defraud was
reported on Aug. 16 in the 100
block of Sand Castle Way,
according to a police report.
***
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
A car was stolen from the
100 block of Solano Woods
Drive between the afternoon
of Aug. 12 and the morning of
Aug. 13. The victim's spare key
was taken from the kitchen
and a garage door opener was
also stolen, according to a
police report.

A security guard foiled a bur-


glary in the 200 block of Ponte
Vedra Boulevard in the early
morning of Aug. 15, according
to a police report. An
unknown person, who entered
through a roof hatch, fled
through. the back door after
being seen by the security
guard.

Police arrested Kyle Miller,
18, of Ladyfish Drive on a
charge of false imprisonment
in the morning of Aug. 15,
according to a police report.
His father's girlfriend reported
that he pushed her into a bed-
room during a verbal argu-
ment. She fled to a bathroom
and tried to close the door but
Miller put his foot in the way
so she could not close the
door, the report said.

A variety of personal items,
including two cell phones, a
wallet, and a checkbook, were
stolen from a car in a parking
lot in the 1100 block of Ponte
Vedra Boulevard in the after-
noon of Aug. 13, according to
a police report.

Two bicycles and some duf-
fle bags were stolen from the
back porch of a house on
Ponte Vedra Court in the
morning of Aug. 15, according
to a police report.
* *
Someone scratched the word
"liar" into a car in the 600
block of Ponte Vedra
Boulevard sometime between
Aug. 7 and Aug. 10, according
to a police report.

Deputies responded to the
3700 block of Palm Valley
Road on Aug. 14, after some-
one broke into at least two dif-
ferent businesses and stole
$300 from one of them
between Aug. 11 and Aug. 12,
according to a police report.
* *
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Burglary to a business- was
reported on Aug. 17 in the
1600 block of 1st Street N.,
according to a police report.
***
Burglary to an automobile
was reported on Aug. 16 in the
900 block of 1st Avenue N.,
according to a police report. A
radio was stolen from the vic-
tim's vehicle, according to the
report.

Grand theft was reported on
Aug. 19 in the 500 block of
10th Avenue N., according to a
police report. The victim told
police $2,350 worth of medi-
cine was stolen from his resi-
dence, according to the report.


Burglary to a business was
reported on Aug. 19 in the
1000 block of Beach
Boulevard, according to a
police report.
fe*
Maurice James Evans, 24,
was arrested for armed posses-
sion of illegal drugs and pos-
session of cocaine on Aug. 19
in the 300 block of 8th Avenue
N., according to a police
report.

Grand theft of an automo-
bile was reported on Aug. 18 in
the 1900 block of America
Avenue, according to a police
report. The victim told police
that her 1994 Cadillac Deville
was stolen from her driveway,
according to the report.
***000
Grand theft was reported on
Aug. 18 in the 700 block of 5th
Avenue N., according to a
police report. The victim told
police he was skateboarding
when a vehicle pulled up
beside him and three males
exited it and ran towards him.
The victim told police that he
jumped off his skateboard, but
the suspects caught up with
him. One punched him in the
side of the head and another
tackled him to the ground,
according to the report. The
other suspect took the skate-
board, valued at $300, accord-
ing to the report.
***
Grand theft of an automo-
bile was reported on Aug. 17 in
the 9 block of 3rd Street,
according to a police report.
The victim's vehicle was stolen
from a parking lot, according
to the report.
***
Burglary to a residence was
reported on Aug. 17 in the
1500 block of Bentin Drive S.,
according to a police report.
***
Burglary to a residence was
reported on Aug. 17 in the 600
block of 14th Ave. S, according
to a police report.
***
Strong armed robbery was
reported on Aug. 19 in the 500
block of 1st Street N., accord-
ing to a police report. The vic-
tim told police he and a friend
were surfing at night and as
they were leaving the area,
approximately six males
approached them and threat-
ened to "jump" him if he did
not give them his bike. The
victim let the suspects take the
bike, according to the report.


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Beach died Aug. 18, 2007. She
was born Sept. 12, 1920 in
Elkin, N.C. to Herbert and
Katharine Graham.
She graduated from the
Women's College of the
University of North Carolina
and was a 1941 wartime bride
of LeGrand "Legs" K. Johnson.
They moved to Florida in
1964.
Family members include
her son, Bill; daughter,
Katharine and her husband,
Orrin Vann; three grandsons,
Justin (Sharon), Jason (Eva)
and Christopher Vann; and
great-grandchildren,
Jonathan and Anna Kate
Vann. She was predeceased by
her husband of 63 years on
Feb. 18, 2005.
Funeral services will be held
in Christ Episcopal Church,
Ponte Vedra Beach, at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, with the Rev.
Rick Westbury and the Rev.
Deacon Jo Hoskins officiating.
Interment will be in North
Carolina.
At her request, there should
be no flowers. Donations may
be made to the Jacob Shalz
Educational Fund, 3600 3rd
St. S., Jacksonville Beach, FL
32250 or to the Community
Hospice of Northeast Florida,
4266 Sunbeam Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Known for her bright
humor and sharp wit, she
wrote the following obituary
for herself, "She lived. She
died."
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
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0. photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
Helen Adamec, left, and Terri Cohen Fieldhouse roll chilled matzo dough into balls for "comforting" matzo ball soup.


Kosherfest set for Sunday at Post 129


by KATHY NICOLETTI entertainment, carnival-style
COLUMNIST games for children and a
Jewish gift shop. But the
Y ou don have to be main attraction will be the
Jewish to attend variety of traditional lewvish
Sunday's Kosherfest, foods on display.
sponsored by Chabad Hammentashen, rugelach.
@ the Beaches. challah, gefilta, latkes, apple
The second annual event, strudel, matzo ball soup and
held at American Legion Post kugel are some of the gour-
129, 1151 4th St. So., is free met kosher foods that w\ill be
and open to the public, available.
Festivities run from 12:30 These and other dishes
p.m. to 4:30 p.m. served at Kosherfest represent
SFollowing the success.of l144. )oirTe of he best of ttaditionaJ
year's inaugural event in .. ...Jeish cooking.:
Ponte Vedra Beach, Kosherfest All food served at the festi-
2007 is val will be pre-
being held pared locally
at a larger and in accor-
venue to dance with
accommo- Kosher dietary
date a larger laws, Kurinsky
expected C OKS said.
crowd, One of the
organizer biggest hits of
Leah last year's
Kurinsky of Chabad @ the .Kosherfest was New York-style
Beaches said. deli sandwiches. People real-
Kurinsky said the one-day ly seemed to enjoy these,
festival is an opportunity for according to.Kurinskv, and
members of the community, those attending this year can
Jews and non-Jews, "to have a again look forward to enjoy-
Jewish culinary experience."' ing the freshly made sand-
"This is really nice to do wiches.
before the High Holidays, and There will also be Kosher
is a way to get people excited hot dogs, chocolate cake,
about the holidays," said cookies, and other items that
Kurinsky. will appeal to children.
The Jewish High Holidays A team of about 20 volun-
begin with Rosh Hoshanah in teers have been busy making
the second week of some of the dishes that can
September this year. be prepared ahead of time.
Kosherfest will feature cook-
ing demonstrations, music, See RECIPE, A-9


photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
Helen Adamec mixes the ingredients to make the dough for
matzo balls.


Butterflies are focus


of art class at Guana


by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER
Six area youngsters were at
the Guana Tolomato
Matanzas National Estuarine
Research Reserve Friday to
learn drawing techniques
from 1988 Nease High gradu-
ate Jean Drayovitch. Their
focus was on butterflies.
The Discovery Art Class, for
youngsters 11 to 14 under the
aegis of Friends of Guana, was
held in the Guana's
Environmental Education
Center.
After a short lesson in color
techniques, the class weit for
a 15-minute field trip in the
Guana, where Drayovitch
pointed out the colors of
nature and described how to
frame a subject.
Back inside, lessons.contin-
ued in the art class, scheduled
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The class included Lauren
Struble, a 9-year-old from
Ponte Vedra Beach who's a bit
of an expert on butterflies.
She has grown and released
many Monarchs.
Lauren and her mother, Lisa
Struble, brought to the class
elements of their butterfly
process. They arrived with
two large, soft-sided, transpar-
ent containers holding milk-
weed plants and caterpillars,
as well as a small glass terrari-
um containing a soon-to-be-
released Monarch.
Lauren got her interest in
butterflies from a woman who
works at Proctor Ace
Hardware in Ponte Vedra
Beach and is known as the
"Butterfly Lady." Margaret
Ctimings of Neptune Beach
gave Lauren her first caterpil-
lars.
"We started on Mother's


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Tim Jeror (left) reacts to a spi-
der on a field trip led by Jean
Drayovitch (right).

Day for a summer project. I
really like it, and I think it's
cool," Lauren said of growing
and releasing butterflies.
"What she wanted to do
was plant a butterfly garden
for Mother's Day. To this
point, she has released more
than 150 Monarch butter-
flies," said her mother, who
added that Lauren also has
released Gulf Fritillary and
Black Eastern Swallowtails.
The other students in the
class were Tim Jeror, Ashley
Burch, Alyssa Ammons, Claire
Marsh and Karina Freeman.
The class resulted from a
presentation Drayovitch
made.
. This was Drayovitch's first
time teaching at the Guana
reserve. She will teach a simi-
lar class for adults Sept. 22.
For information on classes
or other programs at the
Guana, call 823-4500.


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Members of the Discovery Art Class look at plants and caterpil-
lars brought to the class by Lauren Struble (middle) of Ponte
Vedra.


Daughter's room stays clean only so long


someone help me figure
out how to get a 17-
year-old
girl/woman/child to clean
her bedroom,
Sure, I can hear those of
you who have been through
this, including my own
mother, laughing really hard
right now. Very funny.
Here's what I came up
with so far: (1.) Asking her
to do it. (2.) Begging her to
do it. (3.) Not allowing any-
one else to see it includ-
ing her friends who have
bedrooms that look worse.
(4.) Begging some more. (5.)
Cutting off the food, cloth-
ing and phone supply until
said room is habitable
So far, No. 5 seems to be
working thelbest, and I
think it's because the phone
thing is the lifeline to the
other piggy teenage friends
who have bedrooms that are
equally, if not far beyond,
the room that I think is a
mess.
This is the room where the
daughter occasionally sleeps,
where she does all of her in-
home entertaining without
boys, for sure and where
several people have already
climbed in and out of the
window which we now shut
with a hunk of wood when
we leave town.
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right now because her
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open the door of her b
room without losing m
lunch. "This is ruining
aura; all this order is di
ing," she just told me v
quiver in her voice.
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tom line. It is your roo
and your stuff but it is
house, and I have to w


into the next room because
you make me sick, and you
will be in there for about a
week straight when you have
your tonsils out next week,
and there are visitors who
S will be in there also, so real-
'- tly that's way below the bot-
*. tom line.
I've been a pretty good
sport all these years about
letting both my kids do their
I own thing in their own
IST space. There are posters on
S the walls that male me gag,
and they play music that I
'oung do not understand, and
:vie there are other items that I
ves will not publicly disclose sit-
e, ting on shelves that I dare
part- not ask the origins of.
she However, I really don't
he gets think it's wrong to shovel
drives out a couple of times a year.
we The last time I did it in the
ater, kitchen, I found so many
missing container lids, I've
ig decided to start a new busi-
phone nesses selling them.
t get In about three weeks, I'm
an guessing the room will be
ed- back to its old self junk on
1y the floors and bed and
my clothes that do not even
isgust- belong to my daughter look-
vith a ing like new carpet.
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m bedroom door open, and
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Lillian. A party for Bergman was hosted by the staff at R.G. Crown Bank. Born Aug. 20,
1903, in Bloomfield, N.J., Bergman earned a law degree from Rutgers University. He paid
his way through college by delivering newspapers and said he once sat with Albert
Einstein at a college football game. His first car was a 1920s Model T Ford. "I didn't give
up my driver's license until my 100th birthday," Bergman said last week.
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra.Leader


Laila Adel Rosenthal


Aaron and Dana Rosenthal
of Atlantic Beach announce
the birth of.a daughter, Laila
Adel Rosenthal, on July 24,
2007, at Baptist Medical Center
Beaches.
She was 7 pounds, 5 ounces


and was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are
Dane and Suzette Del Pezzo of
Ponte Vedra Beach.
Paternal grandparents are
Bill and Mary, Ann Rosenthal
of St. Augustine.


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Sophie Evelyn Smith


Jennifer Hoey Smith and
Cory Smith of Sun Valley,
Idaho, announce the birth of a
daughter, Sophie Evelyn
Smith, on July 6, 2007, at Sun
Valley, Idaho.
She was 7 pounds, seven


ounces and was 20.5 inches
long. Maternal grandparents
are Jerry and Jose6 Hoey of
Atlantic Beach. Paternal grand-
parents are Steve Smith of
Colorado and Debbie Smith of
Arizona.


PEOPLE & PLACES


Sonia Elena B. orgstede
Sonia Elena Bprgstede


Karla Silvestre and George
Borgstede of Silver Springs,
Md., announce the birth of a
daughter, Sonia Elena.
Borgstede, on July'29, 2007, in
Washington, D.C.
She was 7 pounds, 15 ounces
and was 19.5 inches long. She


joins a sister, Ana Elizabeth, 5.
Darkis and Antonio Silvestre
of Indianatown, Fla., are the
maternal grandparents. Linda
.and George Borgstede of
Jacksonville Beach are the
paternal grandparents.


Kaylie Barker of Neptune
Beach was awarded a scholar-
ship grant for her leadership,
academic excellence and com-
munity involvement by the
Former Agents of the FBI
Foundation.
Barker attends the University
of North Florida and qualified
for the grant as the grand-
daughter of former Special
Agent Judson L. Rigby.

Christy Rhoades of Neptune
Beach graduated this summer


with a degree in public service
management from DePaul
University in Chicago, Ill.
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The Jacksonville Beaches
Woman's Club held a member
appreciation luncheon on Aug.
15. Second vice president Betty
Bailey organized the event.
General membership meetings
are held on the first Tuesday of
the month from September to
May. For more information,
call 249-8172.
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30TH ANNIVERSARY


FOR THE SENIORS


Jaguars Game Day
Reservations are available
through the Neptune Beach
Senior Activity Center for the
Oct. 14 Houston Texans-
Jacksonville Jaguars. The con-
test is being billed as a
"revenge", game, since the Jags
lost twice to the Texans last
year. Charter transportation, a
full-blown tailgate party and


great seats are a done deal. Call
the Senior Activity Center at
270-1688 for details or reserva-
tions.
Boot Scootin'
The Players Community
Senior Center, 175 Landrum
Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach, cele-
brates Labor Day from 10 a.m.-
2 p.m. Aug. 30 with a "Boot
Scooting Jamboree" and craft


fair. The First Coast Bluegrass
Band will play for the event,
and craft volunteer Jacqueline
Reimann will be selling crafts.
Jewelry by Cheryl Knorek also
will be available for purchase.
Lunch will include beef stew,
corn bread and homemade
cobbler, with $5 being the sug-
gested donation. Reservations
are required. To make one, call


280-3233.

Volunteers Needed
.Volunteers are needed in the
kitchen at the Players
Community Senior Center,
175 Landrum Lane.
Volunteers are needed from
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-
Friday. Volunteer signup is
each Tuesday. Call 823-2228.


Arnette and Tim Barger of
Jacksonville celebrated their
30th wedding anniversary on
Aug. 19.
The couple were married on
Aug. 19, 1977, in Lake City.
She is the former Arnette Sova
of Lake City. He is from
Greensboro, N.C.
The couple have two chil-
dren, Kristen and Kara, and
one grandchild.


WEDDING


Valentine-

Rogers

Susie Rogers of Bloomington,
Ind., and Lou Valentine of Clay
Center, Kan., were married Aug.
4, 2007, at Almost Heaven
Resort in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
The bride is the daughter of
Michael and Patricia Rogers of
Jacksonville. She is a graduate of
Fletcher High. School, Lenoir-
Rhyne (N.C.) College and the
University of Tennessee. She is
completing doctoral studies at
Indiana University.
The groom is the son of Ned
Valentine of Clay Center, Kan.,
and Sheri Valentine-Menieur of
Paris, France. He is a graduate of
Manhattan (Kan.) High School,
and Kansas State University. He
is working on a clinical Ph.D. in
audiology at Ball State (Ind)
University.
Angel Smith was the matron
of honor. Leann Kennedy,
Amanda Isenburg, Ansley
Rogers, Taylor Riddle, Jamie
Vittum, Arianna Tesendori,
Gretchen Ferris, and Jennifer
Starnes were the bride's atten-
dants.
Daniel Valentine and Harry E.
Valentine Jr. were the best men.


Susie and Lou Valentine


Justin Dawson, Randy Isenburg
and Ryan Riddle were grooms-
men.


The couple spent their honey-
moon in Sonoma, Calif., and
will reside in Bloomington, Ind.


photo submitted
The North Florida Women's Chorale kicks off its 16th season Sept. 10. Rehearsals are from 7 to
9 p.m. on Monday at Christ Episcopal Church in Ponte Vedra Beach. The chorale is under the
direction of Dr. Ted Mathews (lower right), a retired professor of chorale music at Agnes Scott
College for Women in Georgia. Dues are $60 a year. Interested singers should call Alice Harper
at 246-4152 or Margaret Fulton at 223-4263 for more details. A kick-off party is set for Aug. 31.


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Exchange: Program fosters friendship and helps 'bridge two countries'


Continued from A-1
hosted by Claudia Page, a
member of the youth
exchange committee for
Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra
Sunset..
Both Shaw and Christensen
are in the United States on
student visas and are among
30 exchange students through
rotary clubs staying in North
Florida.
"We are building ambassa-
dors through our young peo-
ple," said Nancy Bresnahan,
whose family has hosted two
other exchange students over
the past two years.
Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra
Beach Sunset, which meets at
6 p.m. Tuesday at Sawgrass
Country Club Golf clubhouse,
has been honored for its
exchange program.
Last year, the club was


awarded the most outstanding
rotary club for youth in the
United States and Canada.
Club members kicked off
the upcoming year in a wel-
coming and sending off party
for students in Marsh Landing
Aug. 14..
"All the students are inter-
viewed and tested so we know
they are all quality children,"
said Nancy Bresnahan, whose
family lives off County Road
210 near Nease.
"These children are proba-
bly the bravest children you
will ever meet in your life."
Shaw flew for 28 hours from
India for her first visit to the
United 'States. She was born in
Capetown, South Africa, and
was raised and schooled in the
English language in western
India.
"There are so many positive


Recipe: Annual kosherfest


Cont. from A-7
To add the."homemade touch, we are
trying to make everything from
scratch," Kurinsky said.
Last week, Helen Adamec and Terrie
Cohen Fieldhouse spent several hours
at the Chabad House preparing matzo
balls for Matzo Ball Soup.
Both women are Beaches residents
and are active at Chabad. They will be
attending Kosherfest for the first time
this year where they will be serving the
soup.
Matzo Ball Soup is made with chicken
broth either with vegetables added or'
simply with parsley added. Two matzo
balls are traditionally served in each
bowl of soup, according to Adamec.
Matzo Ball Soup is Jewish "comfort
food," added Kurinsky. "It is a tradition
at Shabbat dinners and brings to mind
home and family for manyJews."
The matzo balls are very flavorful
with a unique taste, Fieldhouse said.
"And the chicken soup cures every-
thing," she added.
Adamec and Fieldhouse prepared 200
matzo balls which were then frozen.
They will be added to the hot chicken
soup at Kosherfest.
"It is really exciting to share our cul-
ture with the community," said
Adamec.
The following are recipes from Leah
Kurinsky for two traditional Jewish dishes,
Matzo Ball Soup and Sweet Kugel.
Chicken Soup Recipe


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4 pounds chicken, cleaned
5 carrots, peeled and cut into long.
strips
2 celery stalks, cut into long strips
3 parsnip roots, peeled
2 onions, peeled and stored
1 white zucchini, peeled (optional)
one-half leek (optional)
one-half celery head, peeled (option-
al)
4 cloves garlic, peeled
1 bunch dill
1 bunch parsley
1 small bunch cilantro (optional)
2-3 tablespoons salt
one-quarter teaspoon white pepper
Matzo Balls
Manischewitz Matzo Ball Mix (Not
matzo ball AND soup mix, just matzo
ball)
Chicken fat
1 tablespoon onion powder
3 teaspoons of dried parsley
1. Follow instructions on back of
matzo ball mix box (replace the oil
with chicken fat, which adds better fla-
vor).
2. Add all ingredients together.
3. Form into matzo balls and cook in
large pot of boiling water, better yet
add 3 bouillon cubes. Cook until matzo
balls float. Remove from water with
slotted spoon. (May be made ahead of
time and frozen in Ziploc bag)
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aspects to being in the
exchange program," Shaw said
at the welcoming event.
"You grow mentally and
emotionally. The kids in the
exchange program are more
mature because we can make
decisions without our parents.
"You get to socialize and
you -lend the hand to bridge
between two countries," she
said.
"I chose the US because it is
the only superpower nation
left, and I wanted to see all the
technology and the lifestyle of
the people here."
Since her arrival July 31,
Shaw said, she has enjoyed
going to the beach and watch-
ing the launching of the space
shuttle. She has also noticed
similarities and differences in
the cultures of teenagers from
India and America.


"We are more or less the
same, but we are not as out-
spoken, and here when you're
15 or 16 you already have a
boyfriend or a girlfriend,"
Shaw said.
"There is more of a barrier
between girls and boys in
India, and we are more career-
oriented. We have to choose
what our primary schooling
will be for 11th and 12th-
grade.
"I already chose biology so I
can study medicine."
Shaw is also a huge Harry
Potter fan and said she is
excited to read the seventh
book, which was not yet avail-
able in India. She was also
pleased that the Bresnahan
family waited for her arrival so
they could all go to see the
new movie together. They had
corresponded via e-mail prior

photo by JENNIFER KNOECHEL

Rotary exchange stu-
dents and hosts gather
Tuesday in Marsh
Landing, where the
Rotary Club of Ponte
Vedra Beach Sunset held
its exchange season
kickoff event. From left
are Scott Bresnahan,
Taylor Bresnahan, Nancy
Bresnahan, Nirali Shaw,
Anne Buus Christensen
H and Claudia Page. Scott
and Nancy Bresnahan
are hosting Shaw, from
India, this year while
their son Taylor is study-
ing in Germany. Page is.
hosting Christensen, who
is from Denmark. Shaw
and Christensen start at
Nease High School on
Friday.


27.5 oz. medium noodles
1 cup oil
12 eggs
1 box confectioner's sugar
1 cup sugar
3 tsp vanilla extract
1 Tablespoon baking powder
1 tsp salt
one-half tsp lemon juice
Directions:
1) Cook noodles in slightly salted
water.
2) Drain water.
3) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
4) mix noodles with the rest of the
ingredients
5) pour into 2 9x13" pans
6) bake for one hour
This tastes good, hot or cold.


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to her stay.
Christensen arrived Aug. 11
for her first exchange program
and visit to the United States.
"I chose the US because it
sounds like such a fantastic
country," she said. "And from
what I've seen so far, it is."
Other. than attending
school and experiencing life
as teenagers in Florida, the 30
exchange students will also
attend a sea camp in the Keys
'in February and will take trips
to Disney World and Sea
World.
Some also will take day trips
to 'explore the Jacksonville
area, such as the Cummer
Museum of Art & Gardens,
with different members of the
rotary club.
"We want them to experi-
ence little bits and pieces of
the community so they really
get a feel for what it's like to
live here," Nancy Bresnahan
said.
"In our [rotary] district we
have a three-day orientation
so the exchange students
themselves begin forming
friendships. So not only are
they learning about the
United States they are learn-
ing about all the other coun-
tries and cultures represented
through the exchange pro-.
gram."
Taylor Bresnahan became
interested in visiting Germany
after a German exchange stu-
dent, Olga, lived with his fam-
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process and interview and was
selected to participate. The
cost is $4,000 per student for
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"I want to meet new friends
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The teen has never been to
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The exchange program also
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When students return to
their home country, or what
the program calls "rebound,"
they can repeat their junior
year or move on to senior year
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"They'll have a new country
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Photos by CHUCKADAMS
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Pride Marching Band plays for parents and families Friday to conclude a week-long band camp at the
high school.

(above right) Robin Telese holds her grandson and the youngest Nease band booster, Aden, 6-1/2
months old. Behind them is Aden's mom, Brittney Telese. In the band is Robin's sophomore daughter,
Maddlyn, a member of the Field Guard. The Teleses made all the Guard T-shirts.


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August 22, 2007 SPORT S


Inside
* Fishing Leader
* Good signs for Jaguars
* Sports Briefs


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Beaches teams shine in football jamboree


FROM STAFF

A number of Beaches area
Pop Warner football teams
made their fall debut in last
Saturday's First Coast
Conference jamboree played at
St. Augustine High School.
The day-long event featured
20-minute games with each
offense taking the field for 10
minutes against the opposing
defense, then reversing roles.
Despite the efforts of organ-
izers, however, the tournament
fell hopelessly behind schedule
early with late afternoon and
evening games shortened to a
total of 10 minutes just to give
each team an opportunity to
play.


The jamboree included play
in the Tiney Mites, Mitey
Mites, Jr. Pee Wee, Pee Wee, Jr.
Midget and Midget divisions.
Teams from Jacksonville
Beach and Ponte Vedra Beach
played round-robin style games
against competitors from St.
Augustine.
The Beaches-area teams were
all decked out in variations of
the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars
uniforms, with squads delineat-
ed by colors. For example, in
the Tiney Mites classification,
Jax Beach Teal and Jax Beach
Gold did battle on the gridiron.
Saturday's jamboree served as
an introduction to the fall sea-
son of Pop Warner football for
area teams.


Photo? bh ROB DeANGELO
ABOVE: Jax Beach Gold quarterback Eric Flowers tries to break Ihe tackle of a St. Augustine
player in Tiney Mites competition during last Saturday's Pop Warner football jamboree.
RIGHT: Jax Beach Gold's Alex Parcell picks up yardage against Jax Beach Teal.


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ABOVE LEFT: Jax Beach Gold running back Alex Parcell scores during a Tiney Mites game against the Jax Beach Teal team. ABOVE RIGHT: Jax Beach Teal quarterback Tyler Callihan looks to
avoid a Jax Beach Gold defender during last Saturday's First Coast Conference Pop Warner football jamboree played at St. Augustine High School.




Field set for first Junior Players Championship


FROM STAFF
Seventy-eight of the world's top junior
golfers are set to tee it up next week in the first-
ever Junior Players Championship taking place
at TPC Sawgrass.
Last month, the PGA Tour -and American
Junior Golf Association
announced a partnership to
introduce a new invitation-
only tournament on Labor I'm sure
Day Weekend to be known as
the Junior Players these you
Championship. wah Th
"Building a relationship watch Th
with the PGA Tour to support every year
junior gold will be a tremen- dream abol
dous asset to the AJGA and the
young men who have the it someday
opportunity to participate," Tour memb
said Stephen Hamblin, execu-
tive director of the AJGA.
"What a dream it [will] be
for them to compete at the David
same venue as The Players PGA Tour
Championship."
The field of 78 includes 60
boys selected from the Polo Golf Rankings
along with 18 foreign players. Among those


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expected to tee it up, No. 1 junior player, Peter
Uihlein of Bradenton, Fla., highlights the field.
Uihlein, the 2005 Rolex Junior Player of the
Year, won the FootJoy Boys Invitational in June
and finished fourth in two other events this
year.
Six other players ranked in the top 10 are
also scheduled to challenge for
................................... the trophy. Third-ranked
Wesley Graham of Port
many of Orange, Fla., Corey Whitsett
(No. 4) of Houston, sixth-
ig players ranked Morgan Hoffman of
Players Saddlebrook, N.J., Andrew Yun
S (No. 7) of Tacoma, Wash.,
nd perhaps Jacksonville's Bud Cauley,
t playing in ranked eighth in the world,
and Luke Guthrie (No. 10) of
as a PGA Quincey, Ill. are arhong the
r. top contenders.
Graham has finished second
.......... ......-. twice in 2007 including the HP
Boys Junior Championship in
Pillsbury July. Whitsett was recently vic-
executive torious at the U.S. Junior
Amateur, where he became
only the fifth 15-year-old to
earn the title in 59 years.
Hoffman earned top honors at the presti-


gious Polo Golf Junior Classic last
Thanksgiving weekend. Yun is seeking his third
invitational victory after claiming top honors
in 2006 at the FootJoy Boys Invitational and
the Ping Invitational.
Cauley finished second at the Thunderbird
Invitational Junior earlier this year and is look-
ing for his fourth American Junior Golf
Association victory.
Guthrie soared to the top of the Polo -Golf
Rankings in 2007, his first year playing with
the AJGA. Guthrie has one victory this season
as well as a third-place finish at the Rolex
Tournament of Champions.
A total of 15 foreign countries will be repre-
sented at Sawgrass. Golfers from Australia,
Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, France,
Germany, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand,
Norway, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden
and Taiwan will participate in the Junior
Players Championship.
"We are looking forward to bringing many of
the world's top junior golfers to TPC Sawgrass
for a unique championship experience," said
David Pillsbury, president of PGA Tour Golf
Course Properties.
"I'm sure many of these young players watch
The Players every year and perhaps dream
about playing in it someday as a PGA Tour


member. We are extremely pleased to partner
with AJGA to offer them a special opportunity
to experience playing.., the Stadium Course
in tournament conditions.
"It should be a terrific event."
The inaugural Junior Players begins
Thursday, Aug. 30 when 24 juniors will be
paired with amateur partners in a charity
JuniorAm event.
The 54-hole championship will be contested
Friday through Sunday. Friday's tee times will
run from 8 a.m. until 9:48 a.m. off the No. 1
and No. 10 tees.
A number of social activities are planned for
the Mediterranean-revival style clubhouse that
opened during The Players last May. Host hotel
for the event will be the Sawgrass Marriott
Resort and Spa.
More than 160 former AJGA juniors current-
ly play on the PGa and LPGA tours and have
compiled more than 300 wins. AJGa alumni
include Tiger Woods, Phil Mikelson, Jim Furyk,
Stewart Cink, Davis Love III, Cristie Kerr, Pat
Hurst, Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel and
Julieta Granada.
The AJGa has an annual junior membership
(boys and girls ages 12-18) of more than 5,000
junior golfers from 49 states and more than 25
countries.


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FISHING



Bottom fishing from party boats still strong


Bottom fishing from the
party boats out of
Mayport remained strong
all week. Several kings to 35
pounds were caught chum-
ming off the beach and lots of
stringer fish are being caught
from the red tops to shanty
town in 30 feet of water.
Finger mullet will become
more plentiful soon. The
flounder are already showing
up at the rocks at the Carrier
Basin.
There was great fishing on
the Mayport Princess last
week. Cobia, amberjack, king-
fish, snapper and record
catches of beeliners were
reported each afternoon at
Monty's. All the anglers were
talking about the hundreds of
short snapper they had to
,release.
Anglers on the King
Neptune were also plenty
excited as they came off the
boat last weekend. In addition
to the 25 amberjack on a trip
last Saturday anglers were
showing family members
snapper to 14 pounds, dol-
phin, kingfish to 18 pounds
and lots of beeliners to three
pounds. Throwback snapper
were also plentiful.
Larry "Fishman" Finch,
with friends Tommy Yales and
Robbie Gomez, anchored
along the jetties and using fin-


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FISHING LEADER

ger mullet for bait caught 15
flounder, 10 mangroves and a
red bass.
Capt. Clay Phillips with
Noah and Kelly Tipton and
Colin Phillips brought home a
26-pound red bass, two floun-
der at three and six pounds
and dozens of ladyfish and
jacks.
Canal guide John Dyrssen
and Dwight Hibbard used arti-
ficials to catch dozens of
active ladyfish and a half
dozen trout too small to keep.
Capt. Bryan Russell with his
daughter Rose and friend
Tyler chummed off the red
tops and caught a 33-pound
king as well as a small floun-
der.
Flounder to six pounds,
five-pound drum, speckled
trout, blues and whiting were
brought off the Jacksonville
Beach Pier all last week.


Spanish up to four pounds
were caught late in the after-
noons.
The Ryan Faruenhiem party
was all smiles as they helped
Capt. Dennis Young tie up the
Sea Dancer last Tuesday. They
caught five grouper to 15
pounds, nine big triggerfish
and dozens of sea bass. The
party reported they had to
release 100 small snapper.
On Thursday, Kurt Crosby
and two friends with Capt.
Dennis caught a pair of eight
pound snapper, two grouper
to 12 pounds, 40 beeliners
and 17 triggerfish.
Along the beach last Friday
and Saturday morning, Capt.
John Campbell, Bill Groves
and Terry Campbell from
Alabama caught whiting, trout
and lots of small croakers and
spots. They used dead shrimp
and squid for bait and cleaned
at least 100 fish. Enough to
last through the winter.
Capt. Kirk Waltz, on his
Enterprise with the Hal Davis
party, fished the R.L. Bottom
last Wednesday and pulled up
25 snapper many too small
to keep six grouper, 20 sea
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Photos submitted
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)ur kings Spanish along with 60 whit-
:ee kings ing and trout. On Thursday,
lay. Capt. Bobby filled his cooler
ston, on again, with whiting and trout
but also hooked and fought a
huge tarpon for an hour
before'it broke the wire leader.
Capt. Whit Whitlock
jumped three tarpon from the
Black Hawk on one trip last
S week and then filled his cool-
- er with stringer fish. On a sec-
ond trip last week Capt. Whit
.--. caught some hefty blacktips
and again filled his cooler
with whiting and trout.
Lowell Breeding, Mike
Tandarich and James Gergley
fished from P.K's. Mistake last
Tuesday. They dropped to the
bottom about eight miles off-
shore and caught about 30
throwback snapper and 25
small grouper. They kept one
large grouper, a king, 15 sea'
bass and trolled up a 35-
pound red bass which they, of
Photo submitted course, released.
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Several good signs in Jags victory over Bucs


N ot enough time to trade
for a hit man to take
out the Green Bay
Packers before Thursday
night's preseason game, but
maybe Jack Del Rio doesn't
need wholesale overhaul. The
Jaguars showed the Tampa Bay
Buccaneers they're probably as
good as they're going to get
for the time being.
Beating the Bucs, 31-19, may
not prove much at this point
- with all the rinky-dinks
playing on both teams but a
few things were impressive for
the home crowd. For one item,
the Jags were taxed a mere five
yards, according to the stats
we saw.
For another, Jacksonville lost
only one of three fumbles.


a- .

REX EDMONDS
PRESS BOX


Glory be, the team desert
gold star for that type of
improvement.


While it's true that Tampa
Bay QBs were sacked twice and
the Jaguars suffered just one
such negative-yardage play,
gee whiz, we didn't expect per-
fection in just the second pre-
season game of the year.
We have been hoping the
Jaguars would mend their
ways this year and become a
team noted for sacking the
-... opposition time and again.
Guess we hoped Marcus
Stroud, John Henderson and
S company would do more sack-
ON ing that a grocery store clerk
on a Saturday morning.
That's an improvement we
have been dreaming of, but
we've also been dreaming of
rves a our ship coming in and that's
Snot really going to happen,
either. In fact, we've been wait-


Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Bobby McCray (93) appears to have Tampa Bay Buccaneers
QB Jeff Garcia lined up for a sack, but Garcia escaped and managed to complete a pass on the
play last Saturday night. The Jaguars won, 31-19 in preseason action.


ing so long for
our ship to
come in, we've
forgotten what's
supposed to be
on it.
On our two
sacks Saturday
in Weaver
Village, we
caused the Bucs
to lose eight
whole yards.
Their one sack
deducted 14
yards from
Jacksonville's
offense. Still,
taking eight
yards (think of .
it as 24 feet to
make it sound
better) from
them was better
than none. Have
to start some-
where.
But won't ..
quibble over lit-
tie things. Let's
look at the big
things done
right. David
Garrard had a
nifty outing,
going 11-of-14 Jaguars safe
for 129 yards Tampa Bay b
along with a Fudge scoop
three-yard
touchdown tally, just to show
he can run. Not on par with
star No. 1,' Byron Leftwich,
who was 6-for-12 for 81 yards.
It was a short Leftwich pass
that fired up Maurice Jones-
Drew and set him-off on the
run of the night 38 yards to
the Buccaneers' 2-yard line.
That set Fred Taylor up for his
TD a couple of minutes later.
Even if only a two-yard
jaunt, to was a thrill to see
Fred back in action. The com-
bination of Jones-Drew and
Taylor, if only on a mini-drive,
is a pleasure to watch.
The punting fo; both teams
was about even, so the succes-
sor to former punter Chris
Hanson remains unproven.
But one thing looked nor-
mal in the kicking department;
Jacksonville's Josh Scobee
booted a field goal, this one of
19 yards, to give his team a
bigger lead in the second quar-
ter. Scooby-Do missed one in
the Miami game that would
have won it, but he appears on


SPhoto by ROB DeANGELO
ty Jamaal Fudge (42) fights to keep his balance as he's tackled by
backup QB Luke McCown in the second quarter last Saturday.
)ed up a fumble and raced 72 yards before he was brought down.


target again and that's a.
healthy sign.
Many a tilt was decided in
Jacksonville's favor in years
past off the sure foot of Mike
Hollis. When Mike's little pig-
gies went to market with mate
Hanson holding, the Jags
could almost always count on
three points. Field goals can be
just as lethal a weapon as the
forward pass.
More encouraging signs
Saturday were the touchdowns
,scored by LaBrandon Toefield
(eight yards) and Alvin
Pearman's one-yard plunge.
Pearman doubles as a fleet
return man and can be anoth-
er asset if healthy.
Toefield has been threaten-
ing to be a break-out offensive
star for four seasons, but the
threat has only occasionally
been carried out. Injuries have
hampered LaBrandon in the
pros, just as they did during
his LSU days. But this must be
the preseason for him 'to
affirm what the Jaguars saw in


him at the 2003 NFL Draft.
Pro footballers are not like
wine; they don't improve with
age. Maybe rumors of
Toefield's possible trade or the
prospect of being cut by the
Jaguars will be just the tonic
he needs. Last year he had
spells of hot and then would
be invisible for weeks.
Fans should forgive their
heroes for letting the
Buccaneers score twice in the
fourth quarter last Saturday
night. One was via a 53-yard
pass, but remember Tampa Bay
was still inithe game despite
trailing 31-7. At that point,
however, Jacksonville players
had already mentally gone to
take a bath. The Bucs obliged
by giving them one.
Let's not have that happen
in a real game, O.K.?
Del Rio will no doubt
remind his troops before the
Green Bay meeting that the
game is not over until it's over.
That's a Yogi Berra-ism we're
all familiar with.


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The Jacksonville Beach Baseball Association 7A t-ball team recently won the Jacksonville City A
Division Championship. Front row, from left: Mark Caldwell, Austin Knight, Alex Parcell, Cooper
Hall, Tyler Callihan, Xae Freshwater. Middle row: Dalton Rupinta, Brycen Padgett, Blake
Kantack, Clay Guthrie, Kyle Durkin, Easton Flowers. Top row: coach Wally Hall, head coach
Palmer Knight, coach John Callihan, coach Kevin Rupinta.


Photo submitted
The Jacksonville Beach Baseball Association's senior t-ball B team recently won the Jacksonville
City B Division Championship. Front row, from left: Jack Widell, David DeAngelis, Jordan
Heidecker, Jake Saraga, Zack Anderson, John Ossi, team sponsor Mike Ossi. Middle row:
coach Dave Widell, Jack Kiernan, Jake Morrow, Jake Acker, Mitchell Levine. Top row: head
coach John Heidecker, coach Jer.ry Morrow, coach Dax DeAngelis.
Oct. 14 vs. Houston, 1 p.m. ing-the Monday night. ;,.:
Babe Ruth Baseball Oct. 22 vs. Colts, 8:30 p.m. matchup against the defend-
The Jacksonville Beach Nov. 18 vs. San Diego, 1 ing Super Bowl champion .
Babe Ruth baseball league. p.m. Indianapolis Colts, are also
will conduct fall registration Nov. 25 vs. Buffalo, 1 p.m. still available.
over the next two weekends Dec. 9 vs. Carolina, 1 p.m. For more information, fans
at Seabreeze Elementary Dec. 23 vs. Oakland, 1 p.m. can visit jaguars com' or
School in Jax Beach. Times phone 633-2000 (press 2).
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Saturday and 10 a.m. until 1 four-game mini-packs, featur-
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Housing and Urban Development -HUD-
1(800)669-9777, or for the hearing im-
paired 1(800)927-9275. ,
INTEREST RATES are at an all time low
and its a buyers market. Don't let these
great deals pass you by. Call Remax Ad-
vantage (904)241-4833.


LIMITED TIME offer 100% financing. Gat-
ed Lakefront Community of the NC Blue
Ridge Mtns. All Dockable 90 miles of
Shoreline start $99,000. Call Now
(800)709-LAKE.
AFFORDABLE LAKE Properties on pris-
tine 34,000 acre Norris Lake Over 800
miles of wooded shoreline Four Seasons-
Call (888)291-5253 Or visit Lakeside Re-
alty www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.
VACANT WOODED lot, intracoastal west,
100' x 125'. $95,000. Call 223-3323, seri-
ous inquiries only.
OCEANFRONT ATL. BEACH
Deep lot with old cottage. Below appraisal!
FSBO/ licensed agent. (904)246-0000.
JAX BEACH, Cleared lot, 62.5x126, 3rd
Ave. North, $150,000. J.Eric Blanks Re-
alty LLC, Licensed Real Estate Agent.
Call (904)233-9543.



SAWGRASS BERMUDA Court Patio
Home. Player's Club section, back yard
fronts on beautiful lagoon, 2 min walk to
large park, community pool, quiet and safe
neighborhood, 2BR/2BA, 1700sf., no ga-
rage, excellent condition: Price Reduced
to $259,500! (904)571-3877.
INVESTORS PALM Harbor Modular
Homes From $53sf. finished on your lot.
Free color brochures Call John Lyons
(863)860-3062.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 4th & Lora St.
4BR/2BA, 1500sf., 70'x118' corner lot, re-
modeled inside, close to Jarboe -Park,
4 blocks to ocean. ASKING $369,000.
Will CO- OP. (904)662-6522.
CUTE 3/2, 1369sqft on quiet street. Wood
floors throughout. Open floor, plan. Huge .
kitchen, 1190 20th St. N. $309,000. By
Owner/ Agent. Call Jonathan, 219-6313.


LEASE PURCHASE 5BR/3BA, $239,900,
close to Fleming Island, built 2006, Inde-
pendent Brokers & Assoc., Inc. 247-4333,
710-3111.
*k *k '*
ATLANTIC BCH like new luxury pool
home. 4BR/3BA, 3000sf, listen to the
ocean and walk to the beach from this qui-
et neighborhood. Will consider lease/
lease purchase or 100% financing. $749K
514-1090.
FSBO, NB, 3BR/2BA. Lovely beach home,
all white brick. Many updates and ameni-
ties, 2268sf. view on realtor.com
$439,900, 1106 Hagler Dr. W. 241-6514,
655-7831. Motivated Seller!

3/2 NEW Low Price, Neptune by the Sea.
Quiet street in a great neighborhood,
$349K, 382-8432.
SAWMILL LAKES, Ponte Vedra; FSBO-
5BR/4.5BA., cul-de-sac, many upgrades.
$599,900. For info or appt. call 280-0594
or www.312eastmillchase.com


AT MAYO, 3BR/2BA, 2CG, GR w/FP;
screened front & rear porch, $249,000. In-
dependent Brokers & Assoc., Inc.
247-4333, 710-3111.
1 MOTIVATED SELLER! Neptune Beach,
within three blocks of ocean. Over 2000sf.
reduced to $399,000. Call Jackson Lane-
hart c/o Keller Williams Realty, 910-6652.
OCEANFRONT
S. Ponte Vedra, 100' lot, small cottage.
Sacrifice $910,000. George, broker/ owner
535-9915.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, fireplace, hard-
wood floors, pool, 1777sf., double lot.
Appraised at $442,900; Asking $365,000.
Will entertain all offers. MUST SELL!!
1218 6th Avenue North. Call
(904)241-4344 leave msg.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA. Must sell.
$175,000. (904)339-3084.
NEAR MAYO- IC water access, 3BR/2BA,
$355,000, Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
Inc. 247-4333, 710-3111.
ATLANTIC BEACH, near ICW, 4BR/2BA
house, large fenced yard, stone fireplace,
new carpet. 2153 Featherwood Dr. E.
Owner relocating and must sell. Reduced,
$209,900. (904)280-2728 Iv. msg.
NEPTUNE BCH- FSBO, 1502 Neptune
Grove Dr. East. 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage,
comer lot, 1678sf, walk to beach,
$389,000 (912)682-1463.
NEPTUNE, EAST of A1A, 3BR/2BA, ga-
rage. 233 Pine St. $589,000. 249-7946,
NOCATEE, 4BR/3BA pool. $369,900,
2472sf. Must see! (904)262-2884
www.dennisrealtycorp.com
$475,000- 534 Margaret Street- BUILD-
ERS SPECIAL- Owner Finance- Take
over payments. NO BANKS NEEDED -
LEASE/ OPTION TO BUY. 4BR/2BA.
HARDWOOD FLOORS. Great location in
Neptune Beach, 4 BLOCKS FROM THE
BEACH. MUST SEE IN PERSON TO AP-
PRECIATE!. Call 904-315-1426 for infor-
mation.


OFF GIRVEN- Trevor Green S/D, split
4/2/2, 1856sf, great room w/fireplace,
large yard, cul-de-sac, built 1.998,
$239,500. Independent Brokers & Assoc.,
Inc. 247-4333, 710-3111.
PONTE VEDRA Home @ an Affordable
Price! 4BR/2BA. Available for sale, lease,
or lease, purchase. Jacqueline Byram,
Realtor, Ponte Vedra Beach Realty.
(904)571-5653,
PONTE VEDRA WATERFRONT
Cute 3/2 on magnificent ICW site. PV
schools, beaches & clubs. New offering!
Motivated seller, below -appraisal at
$875,000. George 535-9915, broker/ own-
er.


PVB 2/2, will pay 30/ down payment, and
$3k closing costs, $222k. Need to sell
quickly. 710-8418.


REDUCED & MOVE IN READY ATLANTIC BEACH,, 1BR/1BA, 1 block to
Adorable Jax Beach, 3/1, newly renovat- beach, $175,000. Call (904)246-6758.
ed. Must see! $237,000, 241-6102. $7,0 9


NEPTUNE BEACH, 3000sqft., 4/2:5; for-
mal living & dining, open floor plan,
screened pool, family neighborhood,
$584,000, 422-0771.


FSBO 3BR/2BA, Summerhouse town-
home in PVB, east of A1A, near club
house, awesome amenities, last 3 bed-
room available, $359k, Call 509-3947.


WATERFRONT, BRAND new, 3BR/3BA
MUST SELL! PVB, UNDER $200K, SFH, w/boatslip. Darien, GA, 1 hour from Jack-'
2BR/2BA, garage, wall unit, 1250sf, sonville. $299,000. McGuire Mortgage.
(904)994-0990. 246-9915.


DEEP WATERFRONT
Wonderwood area, 6BR/4.5BA on
2+ acres, Includes garage apartment with
1BR/1BA & kitchenette, boat lift, 2-docks,
pool, $1,200,000. Call 545-4002.
PONTE VEDRA LANDING *
3BR/2BA, 1 car garage,. Beautifully re-
modeled, large corner lot, open floor plan,
1100sf., new'roof, replumbed. $209,900.
Seller will pay all closing costs. First Trust
Realty Call June 994-3608.
ATLANTIC BEACH,REDUCED 176 Pipe
St. next to AB Elementary, 2BR/1.5BA
townhome, new AC, metal roof, etc. Short
walk to beach and Town Center. Asking
$249,000, 247-8539 or 303-5729.
OAK HARBOR GEM
Concrete block, 4/2, 1650sf, totally reno-
.vated, all new from appliances to land-
scaping, over 30k under appraised value,
$199,900 246-6337.

BEACHES* ICW* SS* JAX
MARSH LANDING- THE GREENS WAY
2/2, end unit condo w/1 car gar. Gated w/
many extras. Reduced to $229,000.
NOTTINGHAM HARBOR- POOL HOME!
4/2, one owner, home lovingly maintained
in great location. Great in-ground pool w/
screened cover. Tons of upgrades.
$299,000:
SUTTON LAKES- THIS HOME IS LIKE
BRAND NEWI
Immaculate 3/2, 2 car gar. Hardly lived in.
No-pet/ non-smoker home for those with
allergies. Huge fenced backyard, irrig.
system w/ separate meter, and all neutral
colors. $219,900.
ATLANTIC BEACH-COVE LANDING
REDUCED!
How about a clean and lovely 3/2 at the
beach and near the base for only
$189,000. A must see if beach living is for
you. New carpet and paint. $184,900.
THE COURTYARDS- ATLANTIC BEACH
2/2, w/ loft & private courtyard for enter-
taining. Close to base. Great deal at orly
$110,000.
COBBLESTONE
Almost 2000sf, 3/2, w/ formal living, din-
ing, den & lanai. Fenced yard w/ view of
lake. All tile throughout. $239,900.
SANDALWOOD
3/2 lovely manufactured home on nice lot.
A steal for the price, won't last at $89,900.

3/2, approx. 1350sf, all remodeled, like
new inside. Must see! Only 184,900.
MORE HOMES/GREAT DEALS
NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY....
CALL KAREN MACDONALD AT
HOME FINDER REALTY
221-1711 OR 434-8536.

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


OCEAN FRONT
2/1 top floor, corner unit, tiled balcony with
great views. Elevator, pool and storage,
349,900. Owner/Agent. 887-7053.
SOUTH JAX BCH/ Beautiful Valencia
Condo. Brand new gated community, mi-
nutes to ocean and shopping. Almost
1500sf., 2/2 +den. 2nd floor unit w/eleva-
tor. Lots of upgrades. Fitness center, heat-
ed pool. 2 car garage. Priced below mar-
ket. LUXURY LIVING for $347,500.Call,
June Pettit, First Trust Realty 994-3608
PONTE VEDRA, WALK TO BEACH, 1/1,
cathedral ceilings, large walk-in closet,
water to golf view, pool, tennis, fitness &
clubhouse. $167,500. (904)608-0962,
(904)396-9544.
PVB, OCEAN Grove, 1BR/1BA, full amen-
ities, beach access. $129,900. 226-3968.
VALENCIA, JAX Beach, 2/2, 1357sf., full
amenities, new appliances. Easy access
JTB. $380K. (904)241-4544. No Realtors.
PVB 2/2, lease option, $10k down,
$1500/mo., will credit $1k toward down
payment per month. 710-8418.
.INVESTORS DREAM $10K UPFRONT.
2BR/2BA condo, 12 blks from beach, with
upgrades. lyr. lease signed ($1120/mo.).
Selling price $219,900 with $10K cash
back at closing. Call Ted (904)537-7896.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome.
.2BR/2BA w/bonus room, new carpet,
CH&A, fenced yard. Near ocean and Han-
na Park. 1158 Songbird Lane. $114,900.
280-2728, excellent rental history Iv. msg.


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the answer to your home financing needs.
As a licensed mortgage broker business,
we give you access to premier national
sources of money so why use a single, lo-
cal lender whose menu of solutions is lim-
ited. Call (203)438-6225 or email
Yohan@AppletreeFloridaMortgage.com.
MCGUIRE MORTGAGE
Free 2nd opinions! Call Steve McGuire
246-9915.


PONTE VEDRA Bch, 2BR 2BA, 2 car
gar., newly remodeled, Very clean, con-
venient to beaches, comm. pool, private
backyard. 536-4479 or 608-4095.


i I ri
OCEANVIEW, NEW luxury 3BR/2BA
condo at Pier Point! Amenities incl. pool,
granite countertops & more! $1750/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
TOWNHOUSE, 5 min. from downtown,
end unit, 2BR/1.5BA, pool, new decor, pri-
vacy fenced patio, 1 or 2 yr. lease.
$825/mo. includes water and fees.
(904)553-9353.
ATL BCH townhome, 170 Poinsettia St.
4.5 blocks to beach, 2BR/2BA, Scandina-
vian amber hardwood upstairs, porcelain
(light beige) downstairs, fenced yard.
Walk to Rag Time, Sun Dog or Sunny
Caribee. $1150/mo. 629-2628.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave.
South, 1BR/1BA. $600/mo. and $650/mo
(904)891-0606.
1/1 BEACH cottage in Jax Beach; 4
blocks to beach. 305 5th St. So., $750/mo
+SD. (904)246-6592.
ATLANTIC BEACH townhouse w/garage,
116 Seminole Rd. Just blocks to ocean &
Town Center. 3/2.5, W/D, $1500/mo.,
910-9085.
JAX BCH efficiency, $650/mo. +$650/dep.
1BR apt., $750/mo. +$750/dep., water in-
cluded. 7-12 mo. lease. Sea Villas, 928
2nd St. N. Apt. 2. 241-9822.
Soleil Apartments @ Ponte Vedra Beach.
Call (904)285-1431.
1BR APARTMENT, Palm Valley, WDHU.
$875/mo. +$650/dep., includes utilities.
No pets. 333-0734.
3BR/ 2.5BA townhouse, 1/2 block from
ocean. Atl Bch. Gar., $1750/mo. Call Rich
476-8521.
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 or 246-8911.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, newly renovated
apartment, W/D. Available August.
$850/mo +deposit. 201 No. 9th St., For
appointment, 993-2661.
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, 320 3rd St., du-
plex, 2BR/1BA, CH&A,-WDHU, pets nego-
tiable. Large backyard, 3 blks from ocean
and town center, $1100/mo. +$1100/de-
posit. (904)477-1041.
1654 MAIN Street, Atlantic Bch. 2/1,
WDHU, A/C, ceiling fans, fireplace. No
pets. $675/mo + dep. 246-4098.
Efficiency, $650/mo. 1BR/1BA, $750/mo.
water included. 241-9822.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA condo, East of
A1AI $950/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141..

S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
91 STANLEY Rd. #1 (off Mayport Rd).
2BR/1BA. $650/mo. $600 deposit re-
quired. 338-5924.
BRAND NEW, 3/2 condo, located in Pier-
point with partial ocean views 800sqft
deck. gorgeous in and out; includes two
secured/ covered parking spaces, W/D.
one month rent free with two year lease!
$2200/mo. Call 242-9195.
LOVELY FULLY renovated upscale condo
with self storage in the Atlantic Beach
area. 3 blocks from Town Center, 2/1,
$1100/mo, 2/2 $1300/mo. Call 242-9195.
JAX BCH- 116 13th Ave N., downstairs,
1/2 blk to bch, 2BR/1BA, CH&A, W/D.
$995/mo, +dep. Avail Sept.,, '07.
(904)509-8536.
INTRACOASTAL NEW waterfroht
3BR/2BA condo overlooking Intracoastal
& marshal Screened patio, granite counter-
tops, club pool & morel $1800/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
ATLANTIC BEACH- Oceanside,
2BR/2BA condo w/club pool, just steps to
beach $1100/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
CYPRESS VILLAGE, completely remod-
eled, 1100sqft, 2BR/1.5BA duplex w/large
fenced back yard, CH&A, WDHU, fire-
place, tile floors throughout; freshly paint-
ed inside & out, $975/mo., 571-6664 or
887-6033.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
PONTE VEDRA- 3BR/2BA condo w/club
pool & more! $1150/m6.. All South Realty,
241-4141.
SEVERAL TO choose from starting
at $650/mo: Lewis Realty, Inc.
(904)291-7229.
MAYPORT LANDING 2BR/ 2BA TH.
Fenced yard, CH/A. 1188 Songbird Ln.
$790/mo. $700/dep. 280-2728 Iv msg.


2BR/1BA, hardwood floors, large front
porch, new paint, new carpet, 5 blocks.to
beach, 246-4695.
NEPTUNE BCH, Lora St., East of A1A,
2BR 1BA, WDHU & storage, beachy w/
hardwood floors, new HVAC, $1000/mo:
plus util., lyr lease, dep. & credit check.
Call Rick 891-2345.
GARAGE APARTMENT, 2BR/1BA, fully
furnished, full cable, utilities included (ex-
cept gas), A/C, secure, quiet & private. No
pets. S. Jax Bch. $850/mo. +$500/dep.
246-1832.
2BR/2BA TOWNHOME bonus room,
CH&A, located in Mayport Landing, near
ocean and Hanna Park, $750/mo, $700
deposit, 280-2728 Iv message.
OCEANFRONT- efficiency condo w/club
pool! Furnished & ready for occupancy
$895/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.


ACROSS
1 Traveler's
guide
6 Ms. Falana
10 Govt. agency
that protects
workers
14 Capital city
15 Dark
16 Schoolmate
17 Dairy product
18 Betrayal
20 Plato's T
21 French region
where cheese
is made
23 Examinations
24 Unkind
25 4840 square
yards
27 Udo or
Monte Cario
30 Self-
assurance
31 Young one
34 Eros'
counterpart
35 Fence-
climber's
item
36 Natural
substance
37 Achieve a
monopoly
41 Nice season


42 Navigation
system
43 Pierre's
pate
44 Start of
Iowa's
capital
45 Make
arrangements
46 Sharper
48 Like Yul
49 Haughtiness
50 Sefor's
change
53 Thin
Man's dog
54 Lofty peak
57 Beverage
containers
60 Cake
ingredient
62 Roman
road
63 Diminutive
ending
64 Habituate:
var.
65 Layers of
earth
66 Tobacco
dryer
67 Slender
DOWN
1 Bank
record:


NEPTUNE BEACH APT. 1 year lease, no
pets. W/D, $1000/mo., $1000/dep., 918
First Street, between Bay and Pine. Call
246-8970 or 591-1218.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BB Apt $775/mo.
247-1417.
RENT TO OWN
New home built in.2007. 2500sf, 4BR/
3BA in Atl. Bch at 620 Orchid St. Gor-
geous master suite, custom kitchen, frplc.,
2 car gar., beaches schools. Owner will do
a lease/ purchase option or finance now.
$2200/mo. plus sec. dep. 249-6150.

ATLANTIC BEACH, Main St., 2BR/1.5BA,
CH&A, f/p, WDHU, dishwasher, $785/mo.,
891-0606.-


abbr.
2 Mr. O'Hara's
place
3 In of
4 Coach
Parseghian
5 Melancholy
6 Caesar's
tongue
7 Fairy tale
creature
8 Majors
9. As red
beet
10 Color: var.
11 Mets' spot
12 Fling .
13 Carter and
others
19 Eye part
22 One guilty
of 18
Across
24 Time when
poets arise
25 Outsider
26 At peace
27 Ran
28 Ham it up
29 Tender spots
30 Allen
31 Symbol:
32 Crest of a
mountain
33 Prevent


35 Valuable
strings,
for short
38 City on the
Rio Grande
39 Dinner item
40 Lines of
travel: abbr.
46 Caboodle's
partner
47 Boo-boo
eliminator
48 Impolite
ones
49 Thing worth
having
50 Fraternity
letters
51 External:
pref.
52 Storage
building
53 Liberal..
.54 Sickness
55 Fat
56 Hunted
animal
58 Modern:
pref.
59 Greek letter
61 French one


JAX BEACH 2BR/1BA, 4 blocks to beach,
hardwood floors, dishwasher, CH&A, off
street parking, fenced yard, $1000/mo.
(904)221-3410.

BEACHES
1.5 blocks to ocean, studied, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool &'laundry room; $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
MAYPORT LANDING 2BR/2BA, privacy
fence, screened in porch, CH&A, utility
room, credit check, $700/mo.
1-888-259-0783.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA town-
house; 5 blocks from ocean, $785/mo.
Call Elizabeth, 415-5454.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA town-
house, CH&A, W/D room; dishwasher; 1.5
blocks to ocean, $995/mo. 246-3739.


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North of Knoxville, www.hiddenspringson-
norrislake.com, (800)362-4225.


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U 'nfrished Homes Cranes Lake PV 2BR/2.5BA, two story Villas at Marsh Landing JB 2BR/2BA, ground
SThe Plantation PV 3BR/2.5BA, beautiful 2 lakefront condo, screened lanai, fireplace, comm. floor, screened porch, garage, amenities. $1100/mo.
Story home, hardwood and tile floors, den/office, pool. $1100/mo.Palms at Mrsh Lanng- JB
balcony. $3000/mo. Palms at Marsh Landing JB
Balcony. $3000/mo. Intracoastal West Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
SSat Creek sland- PV4BR/3.5BA, spectacular Bishops Court Hodges 1BR/1BA, ground 2BR/2BA, Ground floor. $1100/mo.
S home, water to golf course views, tropical floor/end unit, water to golf course views, 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top unit. $1100/mo.
backyard w/pool & spa. $3000/mo. amenities. $850/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/garage. $1150/mo.
Costa Verano JB 3BR/2.5BA, brand new Avante Kernan 2BR/2BA, 3rd floor condo w/ 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top/end unit. $1300/mo.
luxury townhouse, w/ ocean views, attached 2 upgrades, screened porch, amenities. $1000/mo. Grand Cay Villas PV 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/tile
cr g e, amenities. $3000/mo. Sail Cove Town Center Gate Pkwy floors, fireplace, private garage, screened porch.
S Ponte Vedra By Sea PV 4BR/3BA, home has Screened porch, amenities. $1195/mo.
living, dining and great room, 3 car garage, 1BR/1BA. Ground floor. $950/mo. Belleza PV 3BR/2BA, ground floor, recently
screened porch. $2750/mo. 2BR/2BA, 1st floor w/ private garage. remodeled, tile floors, screened porch, amenities. *
SSunm erfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious home $1150/mo. $1295/mo.
in walking distance to schools & bch, patio, 2 Wolf Creek Hodges Valencia JB 2BR/2BA, brand new w/10ft. ceilings,
car garage. $220mo. Newer townhouse w/ wooded preserve views, balcony, tile floors, amenities. $1475/mo.
Ponte Vedra Shores Vilano4BR/4BA, newer amenities, screened porch.
3 story townhouse, tile floors, attached garage, 2BR/2.5BA. $1100/mo. Furnished Rentals
Ocean views. $2000/mo. 2BR/2.5BA. End unit. $1150/mo. Sawgrass PV 4BR/4.5BA, 2 story home, screened
i Sandy Oaks PV 3BR/2BA, home w/wood Brightwater Gate Pkwy in pool, golf course views, game room. $3500/mo.
deck, hardwood floors, 2 car garage, cathedral 2BR/2.5BA. Remodeled townhouse, garage, Ocean Grande SPV 3BR/3BA, 2nd floor luxury o
S ceilings. $1500/mo. ,screened porch, amenities. $1200/mo. condo, garage, tile floors, elevators, screened porch.
Selva Linkside AB 3BR/2BA, home has open Unfurnished Condos $3200/mo.
floor plan, golf course views, screened porch,
garage. $1500/m rand Cay Villas PV The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, ground floor condo,
Sawass-PV3BR/2BA, homeinterior/exterior 2BR/2BA, third floor w/cathedral ceilings, fireplace, garage, east ofA1A. $1500/mo.
Sawgrass P3BR2BA, home interior/exteor screened porch, amenities. $925/mo.
recently remodeled, comm. pool, fireplace, c re n.,. a $92/mo
garage. $1500/mo.l Ocean Links 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/fireplace,
.. ... .... ...... screened porch, amenities. $1000/mo. REIMAX Coastal Real Estate
SNeptune Marsh NB 3BR/2BA, home has screened porch ameis. $100 o. Property Management
screened lanai, wood deck, new carpet & pain Te olony P 2R/2BA, ground floor, east (904)2 5640
Sfenced yard, garage. $1400/mo. ofA1A, garage, tile floors, new carpet and paint. (800)2995616 (904)285-5640
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PONTE VEDRA townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
1000sf., wood & porcelain tile downstairs,
all new carpet upstairs, screened lanai,
fresh paint throughout, Brand New A/C
and W/D. Tranquil water view. Lots of
storage and attic space, lawn care inclu-
sive. $925/mo. (904)910-1894.
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, studio, 1.5 blocks
to beach! Charming. W/D, utilities includ-
ed. Nonsmokers; pets considered. 7
month lease. $850 furnished, $800 unfur-
nished 233-4205.
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
pet negotiable, $1295/mo., avail. 9/1.
673-1550.
OCEAN VIEW
1BR w/great ocean views, tile floors
throughout, washer & dryer, walk-in clos-
et, balcony, assigned parking. $925/mo.
160 Seventh Avenue North. 993-2555
BeachesApartments.com
CLOSE TO Base, like new, very quiet,
1BR/1BA, laundry on premises, water,
electric, and satellite TV included. Small
pets ok. $700/mo. 247-4221.
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
1 BLOCK TO PIER & BEACH
1 BR w/dining room, large deck, wood
floors, laundry room, good closets. Wave
Crest, 122 Fourth Avenue North $900/mo.
993-2555. BeachesApartments.com


FIDDLERS MARSH, Ponte Vedra.
3BR/2BA home with fenced backyard.
Jacqueline Byram, Realtor, Ponte Vedra
Beach Realty. (904)571-5653,
2 BR/1.5 BA TH in S Jax Beach. 2 blks
from ocean, new kitchen, W/D, FP. Pets
OK. $1350/mo., 241-1427.
BEACHES WATERFRONT, canal to ICW,
3BR/2BA; 6 ft at low tide; recent remod-
eled. New AC & ducts. Awesome views,
big yard. $2000/mo., 246-1868.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
fenced yard, $1100/mo. 818 11th Ave. S.
Dimension One Mgt., 635-2488,
642- 1759.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2 inground pool;
walk to beaches/ Town Center, $1650/mo.
241-1886.
JAX BEACH, 3BR2.5BA townhome,
2yrs. old, granite, tile, stainless steel, 7
blocks to beach. $1650/mo. Pets OK!
(904)626-6456.
PVB, SAWMILL Lakes, 4BR/3BA cul-de-
sac lot, on lake, 2 car garage, $1800/mo.
includes lawn care. (904)477-1242.
JAX BEACH South. 822 14th Ave. Com-
pletely remodeled, 3BR/2BA, CH&A, W/D,
fenced yard. No pets. $1350/mo.
246-0478.
PONTE VEDRA Pool Home, spacious
3/2.5 on large lot, east of A1A, walk to
beach, $2500/mo. +deposit, lawn and pool
care included. (904)607-6143.
JAX BEACH, very nice 2BR house at
1640 7th St. No., 1 year lease. No pets.
Credit check; available now. $975/mo.
891-0606.


ATLANTIC BCH like new luxury pool
home. 4BR/3BA, 3000sf, listen to the
ocean and walk to the beach from this qui-
et neighborhood. Will consider lease/
lease purchase or 100% financing.
$3750/mo., 514-1090.
ATLANTIC BEACH, NICE 2BR/1BA town-
house flat. Large kitchen/ appliances, ce-
ramic tile. Lots of closets. Close to Beach-
es/ Mayport. 66 West 5th St., $1050/mo,
465-2163.
JAX BEACH 618 9th Ave No. 3BR/1BA,
CH&A, fenced yard, $925/mo. No pets,
891-0606.
NEPTUNE BCH- terrific Summer Sands
Townhome, 2BR/2.5BA, garage, commun-
ity pool, $1095/mo. 710-4242.
BEAUTIFUL HOUSE on Lake Jax Beach
$1450/mo. 3/2, 1800sf., French doors to
patio to Lake. Fireplace, 2 car garage,
W/D, dishwasher. In. Lake Sanctuary
1 mile to Beach, 2 blks JTB. 270-1050
ATLANTIC BEACH
3BR/ 2.5BA 2700sf, fireplace, 1535 Selva
Marna Dr. 3 blks to ocean, across from
Selva Marina Country Club. Pets ok,
$2250/ mo. 838-6333. Avail 7/1.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2, nice updated, in
Oak Harbor. $1125/mo. +deposit.
910-591.3 or (904)491-6008.
JAX BEACH- 3BR/2BA home on lake! Im-
maculate condition near marsh!
$1400/mo. $1100/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
JAX BEACH Holly Drive, 3BR/2BA, 2 car
garage, fenced yard, $1300/mo + deposit,
Available 9/1. 614-5278.


ICW, 4BR/2BA, newly renovated, private JAX BEACH, 3BR/1BA, CH&A, WDHU.
fenced yard on cul-de-sac, $1250/mo. 1004 North 7th St. $1150/mo. +dep.
(813)786-4051. (904)249-3214, (904)945-3303.


OCEANFRONT OFFICES (2), includes
conference room, lobby, and secretarial
space, perfect for attorney or businessper-
son. $1750/mo. (904)403-8393.



WAREHOUSE FOR lease, 1375sqft, with
small office and bathroom. Air conditioned
$13.65/sqft.+ CAM approx. $2100/mo.
South Jax Beach, 241-1880.
COMMERCIAL OFFICE with available
6250 sf parking lot; 800 to 3400 sf $15.00
NNN Jax Beach; 4th St. N. and 11th Ave.
N. (904)249-4091.
LARGE BCH house zoned for office, 5
blocks to beach, hardwood floors, new
paint, new carpet, great rate for commer-
cial property. 246-4695.

4 MONTHS RENT FREE!
North Beach Center, 725 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atl. Bch. Warehouse, Office & Retail,
Spaces for lease. 3 bays available.
3,000SF. WAREHOUSE, COOLED
WITH ROLL-UP DOOR.
7,600SF. WAREHOUSE W/
1600SF. OFFICE
11,000SF. OFFICE, WAREHOUSE
OR RETAIL
Desirable location at the beaches.
(904)993-2222.



FREE 6 month old kitten, silver tabby
male, missing hind leg. Vet reference re-
quired. Fixed w/shots. 221-6062.
WONDERFUL DOG needs a stable loving
home. 4yrs, shepherd mix, male, fixed,
fully vetted. Call for details. 334-4141
PET SITTING, in your home. Dog walking.
Responsible, mature. Call Kitty, 874-6062.


NEEDED RESPONSIBLE people to do
mystery shopping in your local areas.
Must be at least 21 years old with own car
and e-mail. Pay varies as to clientele. If in-
terested please e-mail us at
Theshoprite@triad.rr.com or phone (336)
595-1107
NURSERY HELP wanted to provide care
for infants to 3 year olds on Sunday morn-
ings 8:45am-12:30pm and Wednesday
5:30-8:30pm, $10/hr. References, CPR
experience preferred. Apply in person at
First Christian Church, 2125 Ocean Front,
NB or call 246-2010.
BOOKKEEPER FOR Property Manage-
ment Division of Jax Bch Real Estate of-
fice. Flexible in-house hours. $12 an hour.
Call (904)249-7676 or fax (904)246-1010.

NOTICE TO READERS
HELP WANTED classifications 'in this'
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current job openings. No fees may be
charged to the prospective employee. Ads
for self-employment or business opportu-
nities appear under the Business Opportu-
nities category: Ads which may require
payment of fees for employment informa-
tion, guidance or training may appear un-
der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiser ask for a fee or if the advertiser
is offering a product or service rather than
a job opening, please notify The Beaches
Leader, 249-9033.
TEACHER ASSISTANTS, 3-6pm, M-F;
experience preferred; church pre-school,
249-1204.
BOOKKEEPER NEEDED for growing
com any at the beach. Must have MYOB
or QuickBooks exp. Good opportunity.
Fax resume to 241-7349.
COUNTER ATTENDANT, local dry
cleaners. 7am-11am, Monday thru Fri-
day. 285-2123.


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MA NEEDED for pediatric office. Spanish
speaking a plus. Call 246-9428 or fax re-
sume to: 249-7323.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/ CUS-
TOMER SERVICE. Growing manufactur-
ing co. seeks professional, organized,
customer- focused individual for Adminis-
trative Assistant/ Customer Service posi-
tion. Able to multi-task, work in fast paced
business environment, and answer multi-
line phone system. AP/AR. Exc. verbal &
written communication skills a must. Profi-
ciency in Word, Excel required (bookkeep-
ing exp. a plus). M-F, 9am-5pm. Email re-
sume to: joannas@desertmicro.net or
fax to: 241-7333.
OUR TOP driver made $54,780 in 2006
running our Florida region. Home weekly
and during the week! Blue Cross/Blue
Shield! 1 Year OTR experience required.
Heartland Express (800)441-4953.
SALES
www.transitplus.com; High $; Excellent
benefits including profit sharing. Entry lev-
el welcome. Clean driving record. Fax re-
sume: 221-2705. Specify position desired
on fax.
SECURITY SUPERVISOR
Full time with flexible schedule in the se-
curity department of a premier retirement
community. Must have experience in
scheduling, training and payroll. Former
DOD encouraged to apply. Excellent ben-
efits. Applications available at Fleet Land-
ing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; fax to
904-246-9447; website at
fleetlanding.com; email to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-Free
Workplace.
CARPENTERS & Helpers. Beaches area.
Transportation & phone a must. 535-7356.
DRY CLEANING, Silk Presser, Ponte Ve-
dra area, guaranteed hours. 285-5644.


AVAILABLE SEPT. 1st, 12226 Versailles'
St., near Beach Blvd. and Kernan Blvd.
Very private, quiet neighborhood. 3/2,.
CH&A, WDHU, ceiling fans, hardwood &
carpet floors, fenced yard. $950/mo. dis-
counted rent, 1yr. lease. No pets.
(904)993-1114. i
NEPTUNE BEACH, Summer Sands, 2BR
2.5BA townhome; 1 car garage, communi-
ty pool, $1100/mo. 655-5990..
HODGES/ JTB (Riverbrook). 3BR/2BA/
2GR. 2000sf. Open floor, fireplace.
$1425/mo. 443-6118.
SOUTH JAX Beach, 3/1.5, carport. Large
lot; 7 blocks to beach, $1200/mo. +secuti-
ry, +references. (904)249-4324.
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
rage! Convenient to schools, shopping &
beach! $1150/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
INTRACOASTAL/ MARSH VIEW
4/4 townhouse, 2800sf. +garage, South
PV area, private beach access. Best rent-
al value $1799/mo. (904)343-0089. -.
OCEANVIEW TOWNHOME- S. Ponte Ve-
dra Beach w/elevator, beautiful ocean
views. 4BR/4BA, 2800sf, garage. Private
b~-ah ac,'e._. A..ailable 9'1 $2500/mo.
lurr..n -30" ,:, u,'ljrn,- ,^i Cal

BEACH 3 blocks. 8th Ave S. 2BR/1BA,
CH&A, fenced back yard, $950/mo + de-
posit, references, Available now.
285-2960.
3BR/2BA, WALK to the pier. 608 6th Ave
N. WDHU, fenced yard; $1200/mo + dep.,
references, no pets, Bo 294-5781.


JAX BEACH- 2/1.5 townhouse, 1400sf.,
$1100/mo. Ponte Vedra- 1/1 condo,
750sf., $850/mo. Avail. October. Town-
house, 1050sf., $1050/mo., 3/2 condo,
1200sf., $1150/mo. Realty Executives
Ponte Vedra, (904)249-7676 press 2.
MARSH VIEW, furnished 1BR/2BA studio
in St. Augustine; pool, balcony, very
peaceful. $750/mo. includes water, cable.
(904)588-3001.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1/2 block
to ocean, furnished, $1450/mo. +utilities.
Pool. Long-term. 247-1049.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, like new 2nd floor corner,
golf view. Great location, near beach &
shopping. $975/mo. +deposit. (904)466-
0230.

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
904-270-8805:
OCEANFRONT FURNISHED CONDO for
rent. South Jax Beach. Available mid-Au-
gust. 6-9 month lease OK. Small pet OK
with approval, no smokers. 2/2 with
beach front balcony, pool' locked bike
cruiser/ beach chair storage/ covered
parking/ W/D in unit. $2000/mo. Call Joy
514-0698.
1BR/1BA, Palms at Marsh Landing. Gat-
ed, 2nd Fl, W/D, all amenities, plenty of
storage. Close to beaches. Non-smoker
only. Unfurnished/ Furnished $850/
$1000/mo., 12 mo. lease. 904-386-8898.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, 3/2 w/ garage,
spacious, new tile, paint and blinds,
ground floor, end unit, screened lanai, fire-
place, ceiling fans, all amenities, 1 mile to
beach, $1300/mo. Must see! 904-273-
8923 or 904-294-8164.
JAX BEACH S.- brand new 2BR/2.5BA
luxury condo. Gated entry, clubhouse fa-
cilities, covered parking. Ceramic tile,
granite countertops, balcony overlooks
lake. 1622sqft., $1600/mo. San Marco
Properties, 396-1324.
JAX BCH 2BR/2BA, condo all appliances,
near the beach, 2yrs old, 1car garage.
$1050/mo no pets, ($1200/mo. with pets)
Gall 955-8213f6 hf6.In ':". .' "
JAX BEACH, beach view, 3BR/2BA,
$1500/mo., 705-7738.

ATLANTIC BEACH, Oceanfront,
1BR/1.5BA, 1st floor, sleeps 4+, com-
pletely furnished. Available 9/4/07- thru-
12/26/07. $1500/mo. (952)201-4557.


DECORATOR HIGH END 2BR/2BA,
ocean front condo, living room and master
bedroom overlooking ocean w/balcony;
Front balcony overlooks Jax skyline, fully
furnished, great amenities, including cov-
ered parking, hot tub, tennis, and sandy
beach. Call for more details. 398-9080 ext
211.

CLOSE TO downtown, 1/1 includes water
and garbage. Boat accessible, $695/mo.
(904)753-4582 or (352)219-1861.
OCEAN FRONT, furnished, Jax Beach,
2BR/2BA, pool, gym, club, tennis. 3-6mo.
lease. $2495/mo. (904)874-9540.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, walk to beach;
gated community, 2/2 unfurnished condo
east of A1A, $1300/mo, $1000/deposit.
Brand new everything. Available early
Sept. Danny, 710-9649 or 553-6105.
JAX BEACH SOUTH.' 2BR/1BA, remod-
eled 2nd floor duplex, unfurnished, 100'ft.
from ocean. Pool, CH&A, WDHU. No pets,
1 parking space. $1099/mo. Please call
(904)463-1036.
PONTE VEDRA, GRAND CAY Villa Con-
do. 1BR/1BA, extremely clean unit. 3rd
floor, very private w/large lanai. Fully fur-
nished (new interiors as of 2006). Washer
& dryer/Appliances included. Vaulted ceil-
ings. Storage closet. Access to all club-
house amenities. $1000/mo. For more in-
formation, please contact David at
(904)612-2710
JAX BEACH ocean front, 1 BR, furnished.
Call Cindy (904)233-4516.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, gated, fireplace, ground
floor, $1030/mo., 864-2440.
ARLINGTON, LARGE 2BR/2BA, first floor,
all new appliances and cabinets; pool ex-
ercise room, meeting room; $950/mo.
Possible rent to own. Steve, 553-9890.
PV CONDO, 2/2 w/loft, tile floors, new ap-
pliances and screened porch!! Great
amenities! $1200/mo. (904)253-0529 or
(904)477-7953
PONTE VEDRA Summerhouse. New
2BR/2BA. 5 star amenities. Great location!
Bottom floor unit. $990/mo. .deposii. 838-
9400 .
$1200/MO. w/garage- MARSH LANDING
CONDO. Open and spacious kitchen. La-
goon view from kitchen and patio- Bright
master bedroom with french door access
to patio. One car garage included. Call
904-315-1426 for more information.


FREE CATS and Kittens to approved CLEANERS NEEDED early evening &
homes. Call 242-0224. late night restaurant cleaning. Phone &
car a must. 273-2761.


GERMAN SHEPARD/ Lab puppies,
642-8010 or 716-8818.
BICHON FRISE puppies, 8wks. old, ACA
registered. (904)372-4456.
SHITZU PUPPIES for sale! 1 male. Call
962-5466.
SHORKIE PUPPIES, registration and
health certificate included, 821-5272 or
662-4365.
AUSTRALIAN BLUE Heelers, born May
19th, $150 Make great frisbee dogs.
Call Karen 742-3315 Iv. msg.
CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES, $300 no papers,
with papers negotiable. Registered pa-
rents on site. 12 weeks old, shots in prog-
ress. 247-0276.



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


HELP TO Haiti for the Hurricane season.
Donate your unwanted clothes; bed-
spreads, sheets set, shoes, kids clothes,
etc. or we buy $1 for pack for minimum
50 pieces. Call 521-1456 or email peniot-
na@yahoo.com


WHY DIDN'T YOU CALL? Please not
another 26 years.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com


DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE
Uncontested divorce papers- Without Kids
(while you wait) With kids (a little longer)
95- $180. Since 1981/ By appt. only
(904)641-2187.


JAX BEACH, charming bungalow, 1 block
to beach access, 3BR/1BA, CH&A, ga-
rage w/utility room/ shower, WDHU. Cor-
ner lot, fenced backyard. 1yr. lease. No
pets. $1350/mo. (813)486-9418.


PONTE VEDRA- 4BR/2.5BA home in con-
venient area! Club pool, tennis & more! 2
car garage! $1400/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
ICW, 4/3/2, 2300sf, 4 years young, 4 star
community, many amenities. Near Mayo/
JTB, $1795/mo. Option to buy. Available
now. (904)349-3434.
NEWLY REMODELED 3BR 2BA home, 3
Seatrout St., Ponte Vedra Bch. Fenced
yard w/ garage. $1050/mo. Good rental
history & credit required. 370-0042.


SWIMMING LESSONS
All ages, W.S.I. certified, 34 years teach-
ing. Beaches Aquatic Ctr 246-3822, 568-
6245


LPN'S
Needed for Home Health and Hospice
Shifts: starting at $19/hr. Apply with North
Florida Health Services, at
www.NFHSonline.com or call us at
(904)241-1656.
PVB COMPANY looking for someone to
handle light gardening & parking enforce-
ment. Flexible hours, Monday- Friday,
10am-3pm. $13/hr. to start. Call Elaine,
285-3400 ext. 3328.
CLUBHOUSE COORDINATOR/ ADMIN-
ISTRATORfor beaches condominium,
Part-time, every other weekend required.
Computer literate, detail oriented, people
person with good communication skills.
Condominium or apartment association
background preferred. Please fax resume
to 904-998-5366 or email to
wcoggin@firstcoastam.com.

ACTIVITY ASSISTANT
PART TIME
Part-time Acilvity Assistant working with
the geriatric population in a Premier Re-
tirement Community Health Center. Must
be dependable and have the ability to mul-
ti-task. Pleasant work environment. Hours:
Saturday & Sunday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Ex-
perience preferred. Applications available
at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to (904)246-9447; Email to:
jobs@fleetlanding.com Website: fleetland-
ing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
OLD FASHIONED Gardener needed Call
285-8392.

Sales Person needed. Apply at Sea Shells.
and Coral, 230 North Boardwalk, JB.
DRIVER NEEDED for moving company.
Experience helpful. Have phone/ transpor-
tation. 285-2426.


e Vedra
tion nec-


BABYSITTER NEEDED, Ponte
area; 3-6:30pm, M-F; transportal
essary to pick up toddler from pi
Experience preferred; references
923-7796.


HIRING OUTSTANDING AGENTS
New Remax Advantage office located in
prime beaches Town Center. Call or stop
by today, 108 First St., Nep Bch.
(904)241-4833.


DRIVERS Regional Auto Transport
$1100+/wk 100% Co. Paid Benefits. Paid
Training! 1 yr. OTR req'd. Call John @
Waggoners (912)571-9668.
DRIVERS- TOP Pay & excellent home-
time! We train car haulers Superior bene-
fits package CDL-A w/2 years OTR expe-
rience. (800)889-8139.


GOLF COURSE LANDSCAPER: Atlantic
Beach. F/T, benefits, 401K. Golf privileg-
es. Exp. preferred. $12.50/hr. Call
246-4711. DFWP.

*BEACH DRIVERS*
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED Immediately.
Flexible hours, ro weekends, excellent
pay. Transportation & phone required.
591-5901, 514-1188.
CNA'S
NEEDED for'home health & area hospi-
tals. To.apply visit our website @
www.nfhsonline.com or apply in person,
North Florida Health Services, 710 3rd St.
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital seeking
Receptionist with Customer Service expe-
rience. Experienced Tech, also Kennel At-
tendant. Apply within: 28 Corona Rd.,
Ponte Vedra, 285-7924.


-* HAIRSTYLIST W*
TOP pay, insurance & benefits. No clien-
tele needed. ICW. 220-2012.
FULL-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.

DIETARY SERVICES COOK
Full-Time, 11:30am-8pm at Premiere Re-
tirement Community Health Center. Excel-
lent benefits, good working environment;
Nursing Home cooking experience de-
sired. Applications available at Fleet Land-
ing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-
9447; email to: jobs@fleetlanding.com.
EOE/ Drug-free Workplace.


preschool. DRIVERS: CALL Today! Great Bonus Op-
required, portuhity! 36-43cpm/$1.20pm $0 Lease
New Trucks CDL-A + 3 mos OTR
.. ...........(800)635-8669 .


LICENSED MASSAGE Therapist needed.
part-time. Dunn,Wellness Center in Jack-
sonville Beach. Fax resume to 249-1530;
ARE YOU a highly motivated, responsible
person who can build relationships easily?
You could be an asset t our team. This po-
sition will give you an opportunity for
growth and advancement. Experience in
office supplies/ computer industry prefer-
red, but not necessary. Will train right per-
son. Salary, benefits, commission. Fax re-
sume to 247-1271 or email career@atlan-
ticlaser.com

MORTGAGE BROKERS, Commonwealth
Mortgage is here to support you and close
your loans. Call for interview, 241-4608.
NOW HIRING experienced dishwashers
and prep cooks. Full & part time. Good
pay. The Bridge Market & Bistro, PV/
Palm Valley. 285-1154.
NATION'S PREMIER Benefit Company.
Outstanding Advance Commissions. May
work from home P/T or F/T. Call 877-815-
2654.


SEEKING DESIGN expertise in Kitchens
and Baths. Please, fax resume to:
(904)247-0757 or email to:
cozykitchenbath@bellsouth.net.


SEAMSTRESS- PRODUCTION Sewing,
entry level. Custom Marine, 13755 Atlantic
Blvd. No phone calls, please.
VET TECHNICIAN full-time, experienced.
Start immediately. Apply at Animal Medi-
cal Clinic, 8000 Sawgrass Village Circle,
Ponte Vedra Beach, 273-9560.
GOLF COURSE EQUIPMENT MECHAN-
IC: Atlantic Beach. F/T, benefits, 401K.
Golf privileges. Exp. required. $20/hr. Call
246-4711. DFWP.


JAX BEACH, bedroom upstairs or down-
stairs, both with private bath. $550/mo.
each. Walk to beach. (904)237-4354.


HOUSEKEEPER. ATRIA Senior Living is
seeking an experienced, self-motivated
housekeeper for their Community; 14199
Wm Davis Parkway. Benefits, PTO. Apply
in person or phone 294-7322.


ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/1.5BA, renovated,
8 miles ocean. Non-smoker. $600/mo. in-
cludes utilities. Scott 904-403-7389.


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CLIENT COORDINATOR
Assistant Bookkeeper: Atlantic Beach.
Minimum 3 yrs. A/R, 2 yrs. A/P, 3yrs. cus-
tomer service. Computer/ internet literate.
Financing/ DMV titlework/ Quickbooks
knowledge a plus. Excellent benefits in-
cluding profit sharing.
www.transitplus.com. Smoke free office.
Fax resume 221-2705. Specify position
desired on fax.
NAIL TECH Rental position, avail. Sept. 1.
Apply Susan Merricks, (h)246-1579,
(w)246-7272.
LEGAL SECRETARY for professional
Beaches law firm; Heavy Litigation experi-
ence required; Family Law preferred; Must
be organized and have good communica-
tion skills; Excellent benefits package;
Email resume to carolyn@zisserlegal.com
or fax to 904-241-4225.
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, send an email to:
personnel@jaxbchfl.net, or visit our
website www.JacksonvilleBeach.org
Drug free work environment, EOE, VP.

OUR CIRCLE OF CARE
IS A CIRCLE OF FRIENDS.
Trusted team. Supportive leadership.
Smiling faces. You'll have a true sense of
belonging here within the Baptist Health
system at Baptist Pediatrics. Joining a cir-
cle of care where everything revolves
around people.
FFICund E SPECIALIST
Full-Time
Position will provide reception support by
greeting and assisting patients and fami-
lies, scheduling appointments, gathering
demographics and insurance verification,
and supporting department operations by
entering charges and preparing deposits.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Full-Time
Duties will include rooming patients, vital
signs, documenting patient history, CLIA
waived labs, following-up on diagnostic
testing, scheduling and referrals. Must be
willing to work as a team player and cross
train to other areas in the office. Good pa-
tient service and communication skills re-
quired. At least 1 year of medical back of-
fice experience, knowledge of medical ter-
minology, and the ability to multi-task in a
busy office is required.

Come find out why you'll find more within
our circle. Apply online at:
www.e-baptisthealth.com/careers
Baptist Pediatrics
Fax resume to: 904-737-1548
EOE


VPK TEACHER Assistant and Teacher
Assistant, experienced preferred, benefits,
church pre-school, 249-1204.

HAIRSTYLIST
LOOKING for a change? Established Sal-
on has opening for 2 stylists w/ clientele.
FT/ PT. Excellent working conditions, 60%
Commission. Health & Dental insurance,
paid vacation. All inquiries confidential.
Contact Bob or Susan at Susan Merrick's
Hair Designs, 246-7272 or 246-1579.

CASE MANAGER
Provides services to clients in all pro-
grams, developing individual case plans,
referrals to other agencies, follow-up and
direction to meet short and long term
goals. Works with Operations staff. Expe-
rience with homeless clients preferred.
Degree and/ or experience in social work
required. Full-time plus benefits. Send re-
sumes to Director, 800 Shetter Ave., Jack-
sonville Beach, FL 32250 or FAX to 241-
7340. Daytime phone number must be in-
cluded for call back to schedule interview.

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


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BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
(904)858-9350.
YOUTH FURNITURE: Maple, twin bunk
beds (can be used separately), dresser,
desk, comer cabinet w/shelves; one new
twin mattress; $700 for all. 234-4709.
ETHAN ALLEN dining room table, bam-
boo w/glass top, 4 matching chairs, $300;
girls white day bed w/trundle, $150,
608-2579.
COLUMBIA BIKE, one owner, like new,
$200, 249-9974.
QUEEN-SIZE BED w/frame $150. Full-
size bed w/frame $100. Clean, quality
beds. Can deliver 246-1832.
STAMP OUT ITCHAMACALLITS! Sham-
poo with Happy Jack(R) Paracide II(TM) &
ItchNOMore(R). Apply Skin Balm(R). At
Tractor Supply. www.happyjackinc.com.
FACTORY DIRECT Trailers: 125 in stock;
Enclosed 6x12=$1895, 7x16=$3195,
8x20=$4495, 8x28=$5395; 10-Ton
Gooseneck Equipment 8x25=$5895,
8x30=$6495, 8x40=$8995; Dumps
6x10=$3295, 7x14=$4995, All types trail-
ers available, Full Service, EZ Financing.
Call (866)687-4322.
43 INCH HITACHI HDTV, wide-screen
w/stand, 3 years old, $400. 521-1839.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
HOME GYM, Welder Pro 9930. 2 station
system, like new condition, $125,
982-1414.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
(904)858-9350.
LIGHT BROWN, overstuffed, soft leather
living room set: sofa, loveseat, chair.
Good condition. $700. 246-8959.


BEHR BROS. piano, upright, cherry, hand
carved. Must sell. $950, 242-0042.


BEHR BROS. piano, upright, cherry, hand
carved. Must sell. $950, 242-0042.
HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
249-8310. Lic. ST-5903.



CHATTANOOGA MOUNTAINS Spectacu-
laar River views.800+/-acres. Trade for in-
come producing real estate pr $3500/acre
Higgenbotham Auct. Intl. Ltd. Inc. FL Lic
#AU305/AB158 (800)257-4161 higginbb-
tham.com.


SEEKING OUTBOARD Boat Motor, 9hp
to 25hp. Call Jeff 444-8727:
OLD ZIPPO Lighters, old Pocket Knives,
Flatware Stainless & Sterling. 993-8679...
WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
I BUY BUSINESSES (No restaurant or re-
al estate). Prefer businesses that are not
doing well. (904)402-5355.


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



2-FAMILY SALE, Saturday, 10am-?, 206
& 212 N. 6th St. furniture, athletic equip-
ment, clothes, etc.


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


MOVING SALE- Saturday, 8am-12noon.
Clothes, Household, Baby Items, Much
more 432 Helmsman Ln.


BIG MOVING Sale, off A1A, Marlin, Vista
Grande, Cabrillo. Sat., Sun. 7am-5pm.
446-5881.
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HUGE GARAGE Sale, too many items to
list. Fri. & Sat. 8-3pm. No early birds!
3375 Aldridge Rd E. Look for signs on W.
Beach Blvd. (by Regal Movie Theater).


SAT., SUN., 8am-2pm ,12774 ELLIS Is-
land Drive (off Hodges).,

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RIVERSIDE ESTATE, 1611 Mallory St,
Fri., Sat. 9am-4pm. House full, quality fur-
niture, decorator items, Waterford, Orien-
tal rugs, antiques & collectables, plants,
fountains, statues. 502-0986 www.charl-
loyd.com


34' YELLOWFIN with three 225 Four
Stroke Yamaha's. Loaded w/ trailer
$165,000 Call 545-4002.
1978 29.9' HELMSMAN Sloop, ready to
sail, 25hp inboard diesel, main & 3 jibs,
sleeps 4, Must see! $7500 OBO. Call Bill
318-5174.


1989 FLEETWOOD PROWLER Lynx,
very clean. Must See!. (904)334-3161.
2000 RV, 30' Ford 450. Fully equipped,
like new. Sell due to illness. Pay-off only.
(904)771-6935.



1995 FORD RANGER XLT, reg. cab;
230K miles; auto, AC; no radio; bed liner;
aluminum mags, First $1250 cash,
716-2586.
1992 CHEVY Astro. Runs great. $1200 or
trade. 246-5303, 207-2964.


BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit 1998 CHEVY S10 LS, excellent condition,
www.MarinaClubPV.com only 65K miles, 4 cyl., bedliner, new tires,
www.anaCluPV.com______AM-FM CD, $4500, 887-9030.


2000 CELEBRITY 18' Bowrlder.
Mercruiser, In/out, 200hp. Great for wa-
tersports or cruising. Exc, cond., garage
kept, 250 hours, custom trailer. $12K
OBO. (407)509-7660.
1999 BAYLINER 1800 w/trailer, fish find-
er, lots of extras, $8500, 610-7768.


2001 HD FLHR, 8500 miles, ape hangers,
garage kept, lots of extras, $11,900. Call
445-8538.
2003 SCOOTER, Vespa engine, 3800
miles; $1200 OBO, 465-7179.
2006 HD Sportster Custom XL, glacier
white, chromed out, windshield, hard
bags, 1370 miles w/warranty, $8900. Call
246-3857.
2002 HONDA REBEL 250, red, excellent
condition. 9251mi, $2300. 568-7139.


2005 Pontiac Montana Minivan with mobility
equipment for transporting handicapped persons.
About this vehicle:


% Price $29,500

t Mileage 5,922


Vin# 1G50V13E45D111903

Trans 4 Spd Automatic


SEngine 3.4 L V6 Doors 3

For a complete list of features and options, to view or drive,
call Karl Benson (241-0808) or Yvette Quillen (868-2645)
Sellers Note: Original MSRP when new was $49,522.50


1995 CHEVY x-tended cab 350; 5 speed.
Runs & drives good. $3000 OBO,
294-4417.


1997 BUICK LESABRE, excellent condi-
tion, only 41K miles, power windows/
locks, cruise, new tires, $4800, 887-9030.
DODGE DURANGO SLT '04, rear air,
third seat, running boards, roof rack,
cruise, tilt, am/fm disc stereo, power locks,
steering, windows; 33K miles;' excellent
condition; V-8 5.7 hemi magnum engine;
dark gray w/light gray interior. $17,500,
221-8458. Will consider exchange of equi-
ty.
VOLVO- 1984 S/W, $450 OBO. May run
but better to buy for parts. Has roof rack,
hitch, 422-8621.
TOYOTA 4RUNNER 2002 red/ gray inte-
rior, 98k miles, $12,000 OBO.
(904)881-5214.
MERCEDES, 1988 560SL convertible,
good condition. Discounted, $7500,
247-6474.
1997 JEEP Wrangler, great condition,
146K miles. Lots of extras. $4750.
(904)891-6200.
1983 FORD Thunderbird $1000. 1991
Buick Regal $1000. 1980 Dodge Chal-
lenger $500. (904)333-2066.
2000 MERCEPES CLK 320. 52,000 origi-
nal miles, silver, 2 door, beautiful condi-
tion. $13,900. 285-4435.
2003 HONDA Civic EX, 4DR, 30K, blue,
AT, very good cond. $11,888. 241-1447.
2006 MERCEDES 350 SLK
18,400 miles, fully loaded, mint condition.
$43,400. Call Margi @ 571-9821.

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opportunities for advancement and
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PART-TIME BABYSITTER/ HOUSE SIT-
TER Excellent references- 10+ yeais ex-
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STATE Certified HHA/ CNA/ Sitter will
give quality care for elderly in the privacy
of their own home. Call Veronica at 783-
6440 or (904)993-3490.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com


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LIFE MANAGER available to simplify your
life. Let me manage the details so you can,
devote your time and energy to your priori-
ties. I have 20 years of business experi-
ence and an MBA. I am efficient, very or-
ganized and live at the beach. Email sim-
plifymylife@bellsouth.net for more infor-
mation.
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PROPERTY TAXES
@ www.TellCarolyn.com
Political advertisement paid for and ap-
proved by Carolyn Woods candidate for
Atlantic Beach City Commission Seat 2.


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


MAID IN A MINUTE
Tough on dirt, easy on your checkbook
434-6176.
CARPET/ UPHOLSTERY CLEANING.
Will make it look like newl 223-0591. "
CAPURSO'S CLEANING
Need your home cleaned before moving in
or out? Rental properties, offices. One
time home cleaning, biweekly 248-9071.
QUEEN OF all CLEANING, master of
none I want your business! Call Rachel
after 4pm 241-7909.


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PERSCHEL BROTHERSco,,
SERVICES, ING.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service VV; mow
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.

A NATIVE SUN LANDSCAPE
Total Lawn Maintenance. Clean-ups, Sod-
ding, Mulching, Re-planting. Free esti-
mates. 247-3344.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN Maintenance,
clean up, mowing, mulching, free esti-
mates, 285-2952.
TOO HOT?
LET US DO IT!
Clean up, one time mow, trim, edge, shrub
trimming, pruniing, mulch, sod. Prompt
service, 207-4037.
STREAMLINE OUTDOOR
SERVICES, LLC
Complete landscaping and lawn mainte-
nance service. Contact Patrick, 229-6388.


A PLUS QUALITY PAINTING,alNC. Tdp
ino.tch-work-guararteed;; Competitive pric-
ing: Painting, trim, carpentry, wood repair,
pressure washing. Licensed/ Insured.
Free estimates. 861-9500.
HOME PAINTING inside & out. 30 years
experience & quality work. Call Mike
Williams, 285-2651.
RELIABLE INTERIOR/ exterior painting,
pressure washing, drywall, texture, wall
coverings. Licensed, insured, references.
25 years experience. (904)403-7389.
www.paintersyoucantrust.com
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SONE CALL HANDESIT ALL,
Specializing' in kitchens; cabinets, balnr
rooms, tile, doors, windows, rofted woodj,
termite damage, roof leaks, drywall,
decks, etc. Honest, top quality work-
LOWEST PRICES AT THE BEACH.
(904)710-3784.
TCB CONSTRUCTION
Home improvements, home repairs, bath-
room/ kitchen remodels, doors, windows,
crown moulding, etc. (904)635-0389.
AFFORDABLE PAINTING, ALL
AROUND REPAIRS: Wallpaper remov-
al, Drywall, Wood Repairs. and Pres-
sure Washing. 20% Senior Citizen dis-
count.33yrs. exp. LicJIns. 229-9389.
KP HOME IMPROVEMENT INC
Painting, pressure washing, wood floors,
carpentry, tile work, drywall. 241-7023.
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.


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

KEN'S LAWN CARE
Cutting, edging, wee'd-eating, landscap-
ing, pressure washing, grading and sod-
ding. Free estimate. 252-6112.


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


FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITY. Fastest
growing Tax Service looking for 10 new
Franchisees in Florida. (800)790-3863 or
visit libertytaxfranchise.com.
SMALL VENDING business for sale. Es-
tablished client list; all supplies included.
Shawn, 220-1182.
ALL CASH candy route Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free candy All
for $9,995. (888)629-9968 BO2000033.
Call us: We will not be undersold!


ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. P/T or F/T.
260-4915.
BOWLING FAMILY Daycare has openings
for infants & up. State certified, CPR, First
Aid, CDA Teaching Degree. Call Laura,
220-6059 or 476-4251.


SURRY QUADRACYCLE, 4 wheel bicy-
cle; valued over $2000. Barely used,
$1250. 270-0015.


ARTIST KILN, electric, digital, never used.
Comes with clay and molds. Paid $650,
will sell for $500. 285-2196.


KEN'S PRESSURE Washing & Lawn
Service. Houses & driveways. Free esti-
mates. 252-6112.


MURRAY RIDING mower, Echo weed
eater & trimmer, Sears pressure washer.
$500, 616-3433.


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


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For five years P.S. Fabrics owners Sunny and Dennis Barnard have shared their fabric
knowledge, decorating expertise and "designing eyes" with their clients, who come from the
Beaches, Jacksonville, Orange Park, St. Marys, Ga., and even as far away as Virginia.
e do it," Dennis said. selection."
Bringing individual tal- "Our store is smaller, different and easy to shop," she
said. "We have a lot of fabrics and a lot' of books, but our
include bed skirts, bed- clients say it's a nice size store from which to choose.".
boards, decorative pil P.S. Fabrics is also easy to shop because Sunny and
ottomans, pillow shams, Dennise believe it's their responsibility to help clients
holstery, valances, and understand that different types of fabrics are more suit-
from a simple design to able for different situations. "The customer sees a picture
said. "Sunny has been and says, oh I would like to have that 'look', so we help
ist 22 years." educate them to which fabrics would be more suitable to
tore, P.S. Fabrics is a full- complete their finished design," Sunny said. "Few fabric
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full line of drapery hard- toeducate."
There's also no pressure at P.S. Fabrics. Some clients
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and no seconds While it themselves. That's fine. "I'll tell them exactly how to
and trims their prices do it because Iwork with the fabrics and sew them every
Sr day," Sunny said. "Even if you change your mind about
mis pride themselves on doing it yourself and decide to hire a professional, I'm
Stop-quality but are also happy to finish the project for you!"
resources the fabrics P.S. Fabrics' delivery time is approximately four weeks
ive library of additional once ordered, purchased and received in the workroom.
:e label," Dennis said. Now is the time to start thinking about your holiday
you need from fabrics, decorating. Before you know it, the holidays will be
drapery hardware. If you upon us.
for at P.S. Fabrics, Sunn P.S. Fabrics "Fabrics For Your Home" is located at
t. 1372 Beach Blvd. in t fe Byach Paza Shopping Center in
f drapery hardware from Jacksonville Beach. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday
s and mny more. through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and
the store itself has more Saturday. P.S. Fabrics is closed Sunday and holidays. The
homers say they like the store accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, checks and.
organized," Sunny said. cash.
Be sure to stop by P.S. Fabrics Aug. 24 through Sept. 10
how customers can feel to take advantage of their big anniversary sale, featuring
s with aisles and aisles of special discounts throughout the entire store. And stay
;who feel overwhelmed tuned for P.S. Fabrics'. new Web site. For more inforia-
o this: "G in the store, tion, call P.S. Fabrics at 249-4799, fax 249-6990 and e-
cs and then go back and mail 12thman@bellsouth.net.
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