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Midweek Edition


PONTE
Vol. 45, No. 32 Serving the communities


ANCHORS
AWEIGH


Pusser's, once the official
rum of the British navy,
inspired a restaurant that is
coming to Ponte Vedra. See
Freestyle, A-2.


A IN THE
FAMILY


Amber Sesnick, an employee
of the Cultural Center at
Ponte Vedra Beach, holds
her son Alex Saturday at the
center. See story, A-8.


NM' f1'S
NEX IT'S
ITHE BIS


After a blowout win, Nease
eyes the St. Augustine
Yellow Jackets. See story
and more photos, B-1.


FLOUNDER
TOURNEY
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Larry "Fishman" Finch shows
one of the flounder he
caught for a tournament. See
Fishing, B-3.


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of Ponte Vedra Beach, Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, N


Mosquito


warning


is issued

FROM STAFF
Complaints about mosquitos in
St. Johns County have significantly
increased over the past three weeks,
and health officials are cautioning
residents that mosquito-borne dis-
eases have been confirmed in test
chickens.
Calls for service in the first eight
days of October equaled half the
calls during the first nine-plus
months of 2006, according to the
Anastasia Mosquito Control
District.
"In October alone, we had 258
service calls," Gina Leblanc, educa-
tion specialist for the district, said
Tuesday.
Complains are "divided pretty
evenly" among the county's three
service areas, she said.
"Since January of this year, there
have been 1,117 service requests
into our office, compared to 515 in
the same time period last year," she
said.
"We have had above average rain-
fall that has led to more standing
water and more mosquito breeding
sites," Dawn C. Allicock, director of
the St. Johns County Health
Department, said in the release.
"I urge residents to take preven-
tive measure to reduce the chances
of contracting a mosquito-borne ill-
ness."
Since the start of 2007, five sen-
tinel chickens have tested positive
for West Nile virus and one for
Eastern Equine Encephalitis,
Leblanc said. Those chickens were
located in Southwest and south cen-
tral St. Johns County.
For information on mosquito-
borne illness, visit www.anastasiam-
cd.org. To request mosquito control
service, call 471-3107.


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Michael Poulos, who attends Accotink
Academy in Ponte Vedra, waits Friday at St.
Paul's by the Sea Episcopal Church in
Jacksonville Beach, where the pets he holds
- Rex, a leopard spotted gecko, and a red-
tailed boa named Ecmo -are to be blessed. A
Blessing of the Animals also was held in Ponte
Vedra Beach. See story, photos, A-6.


An edition of The Beaches Leader




E ADER
leptune Beach and Mayport since 1963 5NO


photo by KATHY HARTMAN
Petals from "The Living Garden" pose Saturday during a pause in their work as greeters for ArtsAlive at the Cultural
Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. The dancers, who welcomed guests in silence, are from rom Dawn Wolf's Ponte
Vedra Ballet & Dance company. See story, more photos, A-8.


Rain cited in electric problems


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
Two weeks of steady rainfall caused
more than just wet roads in Ponte
Vedra and other Beaches communities,
according to electric officials.
Beaches Energy Services director Don
Ouchley Tuesday attributed the failure
of several underground utility lines to
the ground saturation levels through-
out the service area, which extends


from Neptune Beach to Ponte Vedra.
"It was not a tremendous number,
but there were more than the normal
failures," Ouchley said. "It was not real
significant, but it happened all around,
everywhere we serve."
Ouchley said crews spliced or
replaced the faulty lines to reestablish
service. He said most of the equipment
failures began only after most of the
rain had stopped.
"When it rains it usually goes right


into the ground, but with this down-
pour that lasted for two weeks it just
stayed," he said.
"The result was that if there were any
weak spots in the cables, they failed. It
was a delayed reaction."
On a positive note, Ouchley said util-
ity crews were able to identify and
repair any weak points in the service
lines.
"We usually like to find them before
they fail," he said.


One person's ditch is another one's drain
M7DfVAIf I'TA 1T71


Recent storms that dumped double-
digit inches of rain on Ponte Vedra
Beach also showed a few weaknesses in
the area's drainage system and
prompted a change in plans for one
drainage ditch.
At Monday's meeting of the Ponte
Vedra Municipal Service District
(MSD), trustee Curtis Long said that
prior to the storms, some residents
wanted the drainage ditch that runs
between LeMaster Drive and
Morningside Drive filled in.
"Do we want to fill it in, now that
people see the ditch has a function?"
Long asked fellow trustees. He
explained that the need for the ditch
was made clear during the heavy rains.
But, he said, the ditch needs mainte-


nance. And so far, the county has
ignored all of his queries about the
ditch.
He explained that he is at his "wit's
end' in getting the county to respond.
Long said that the MSD needs the
ditch to be maintained, but said he has
had no response from the county
about previous queries concerning the
ditch.
Some residents have installed fences
in the easement, and those will have
to be moved, Long said.
Trustees directed Long to send a let-
ter asking the county to respond with-
in 30 days and identify all properties
with encroachments in the ditch
right-of-way.
"They want to pass the obligation
onto residents, and they can't do that,"


Long said of the county's reluctance to
respond and take any action.
During the rains there were several
problems reported with flooding, and
the county is currently identifying
"blockages" that created problems dur-
ing the "100-year storm," Long said.
Residents at Monday's meeting
reported problems on Lake Road and
Pablo Road. One resident noted that
the flooding was the worst she had
seen in the 43 years she has lived at
her Pablo Road home.
Trustee Doug Crane said there were
problems with a broken sluice gate at
Mickler's. Trustee Rob Becker, who said
he donned a bathing suit and rode a
bike to inspect flooding problems,
said silting at a new drainage pipe in
the 300 block of San Juan Drive also


caused some water to back up.
Audience members were clearly
angry about reports that some resi-
dents had removed caps from their
sewer cleanout pipes, apparently to
allow rainwater to drain from low-
lying yards, causing the area's sewer
system to became overloaded with
ground water during heavy rains.
"That's ridiculous," said one audi-
ence member, while another said such
action should be "illegal." Long said
the utility company, JEA, is pursuing
the matter, but said it appears that
there is no fine for removing the caps.
A woman in the audience said that
given the flooding problems from the
storm, she is now worried about what
would happen if the area ever had a
hurricane.


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Club Web site at www.bliz-
zardfanclub.com.
Oh, the things he can do
with two red spoons! On
the site, visitors will find
video of Spoonman playing
blues, classical, country,
punk and five other musical
styles with his signature
spoons. Any of these videos
of the world's greatest
spoons player can be
emailed to family and
friends.


Freestyle welcomes submissions.
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The taste of 'the
Caribbean, by way of the
waterfront of Annapolis,
Md., is coming to Ponte
Vedra Beach.
Pusser's Caribbean Grilles
is getting ready to open in
the Veranda, off State Road
A1A just south of PGA Tour
Boulevard.
"We look forward to
bringing our very unique
restaurant/retail concept to
Ponte Vedra Beach and St.
Johns County," Gary L.
Rogalski, president of
Caribbean Restaurant
Concepts, said in a recent
e-mail message to The
Leader.
Pusser's combines "a
restaurant, bar with a tropi-
cal and. nautical company
store usually under the
same roof," according to
the company's web site
(www.pussersusa.com).
The restaurants offer
"moderately priced
Caribbean food and drink,
emphasizing fresh seafood,
Pusser's Island Grill menu,


and a colorful selection of
tropical rum drinks, includ-
ing the infamous Pusser's
Painkiller, renowned in the
Caribbean for its potency,"
the site says.
Pusser's operates facilities
in the United States Virgin
Islands, Puerto Rico and the
United States. It currently
operates one location in the
U.S., the site says: on the
harbor in Annapolis, which
opened in 1984.
"Our Pusser's Caribbean
Grille is a British pub style.
restaurant inspired by the
Pusser's Rum Company, a
350-year-old premium rim
brand that 'fueled' the
British Royal Navy until
1971," the site says.
The name is "a corruption
of the word 'purser,' the
British Royal Navy officer
who doled out the daily
ration of rum to the ship's
mates."Rogalski said the
restaurant is expected to
open in Ponte Vedra Beach
in late October or early
November.


Going into battle? Have a pint or two
* Pusser's was the original rum of the British navy.
* Sailors of Britain's Royal Navy were issued daily rations of Pusser's Rum for more
than 300 years.
* Prior to 1740, a sailor's daily ration was one pint double that right before a
battle.
* The daily issue was abolished in July 1970 to reduce the margin of error.
* Raconteur Charles Tobias obtained the rights to Pusser's from the Admiralty and
began selling the rum to the public in 1980.
Source: www.pussers.com


This image of sailors greeting
Jacksonville is from the Beaches Area
Historical Society. The society is prepar-
ing for its 27th annual gala, which this
year celebrates historic Mayport Village
and Mayport Naval Station. The event is
scheduled 6 p.m. Nov. 17 at theOcean-- -
Breeze Conference Center at the ', .
Mayport station, and because security
.'. ** reasons, reservations must be made no
later than Nov. 9. Tickets to the dinner,
auction and dance, presented by The
Beaches'Leader and Ponte Vedra
Leader, range from $150 each to
$10,000 for a table for 12. For tickets,
call the historical society at 241-5657.
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He has shared the stage
with world-renowned musi-
cians Aerosmith and
Garrison Keillor. He even
inspired the Grammy award-
winning song Spodnman by
Soundgarden and has been a
guest on The Late Show with
David Letterman. Now
Artis "The Spoonman" is the
star of an exclusive enter-
taining video as part of
Dairy Queen's newly
redesigned Blizzard Fan


'Beach Bash
The 4th -----
Annual "Beach _
Bash" is coming
up on Monday, Oct.
15 at p.m. at Casa
Marina at Oceanfront at
6th Avenue North in ,
Jacksonville Beach.
The Beach Bash will give
participants the opportunity
to taste food samplings from
area restaurants such as
Ruth's Chris, Ragtime,
Ocean 60, Old Siam, Marker
32, Dolphin Depot and
Casa Marina, wine
and martinis from .
Bonefish and sweets V. I
and coffee from
Shelby's Coffee Shoppe.
Tickets are $75 per person.
Proceeds will go to Beaches
Emergency Assistance
Ministry (B.E.A.M.) and
Beach Habitat for Humanity,
which will share equally from
the event. Tickets can be pur-
chased by calling Habitat at
241-1222 or online at
BeachesHabitat.org.
The "Mid-Life Crisis"
band, regulars at Cortesse's in'
St. Augustine, playing mostly
cover music from the '50s to
the present, will be entertain-


'is Monday
.. ing for danc-
ing and fun.
Beach Bash's
honorary chair is
C harlene Shirk, who
works in community
Relations at the PGA
Tour headquarters in
Ponte Vedra Beach.
In addition to the PGA
Tour, sponsors are BB&T
SBank, Amy's Turn, Blue
SHaven Pools, Casa Marina
:'Totel & Restaurant, Dagher
W Printing, Huxham Heating
& Air, T. Edward
McClamma,
..' Fidelity National
Financial, Herb and
Miyuki Scheidel and Ocean
Oaks Apartments.
Also, Beaches Habitat for
Humanity Board of Directors,
AT&T, Anthony R. Corral,
Aqua East Surf Shop,
Comcast, Mac and Jill Easton,
Foundation Academy,
Greenwood School, Keesey
and Sue Goebertus, Kristan
Cloud-Malin, Keller Williams
Realty, the Logue Family,
Nader's Pest Raiders, J. David
Pesterfield, Pine Street/RPS,
Randy Duffy, Raymond
James Financial.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


'Chaotic' bus stop to get close look


FROM STAFF
Trustees of the Ponte Vedra
Municipal Service District
(MSD) are turning to the
Sheriff's Office, the County
Commission and the county
road and engineering divisions
to help bring order to a "chaot-
ic" intersection in the MSD.
Virginia Simpson, reiterating
a concern she made to the
MSD last month, told MSD
trustees Monday that the inter-
section of Golf View Circle and
Solana Road is "an accident
waiting to happen."
More than 30 children catch
a school bus there at the same
time that parents are dropping
off preschoolers at Christ
Episcopal Church, she said.
Add to that heavy road traf-
fic and an ongoing construc-
tion project at the church,


which has closed off one of
three vehicle access points to
the church, she said.
She and her neighbors are
very concerned about the
"crazy intersection," and she
asked the MSD to step in to
help make the area safer.
"There is not a lot that
encourages traffic to stop"
when children cross the road,
Simpons said, suggesting that a
flashing light, pedestrian cross-
ing signals and other remedies
might help make the area safer,
especially in- the morning
when there is "chaos and con-
fusion.
"Everybody seems not will-
ing to take responsibility,"
Simpson said.'
Trustees agreed to look into
the matter, noting that advice
from the Sheriff's Office would


be welcome, and wondering
whether Christ Church might
be able to assist.
Chairman Rob Becker said
he is concerned about drivers
who disrespect the law and
speed 20 miles per hour over
the area's speed limit.
He suggested making the
area a school zone so that fines
can be levied "and then it
hurts someone in the pocket-
book."
A representative from the
sheriff's office said considera-
tion could be given to lowering
the speed limit during the time
when children are being
dropped off and waiting for a
school bus.
Becker said a meeting will be
set up with representatives of
the Sheriffs Office, the County
Commission, and the county


road and engineering divi-
sions. Then all can review the
situation and develop solu-
tions, he said.
The MSD is a special taxing
district that generally includes
the area east of State Road A1A
from the Duval County line to
Corona Road, then south along
both sides of Ponte Vedra
Boulevard for six miles.
* *
In a related item, a resident
of Seaview Park asked the MSD
to look into what it would take
to get the speed limit in her
neighborhood reduced from 35
miles per hour to 15 miles per
hour. Trustee Gary Jurenovich
said such a change should not
be difficult, noting that the
county agreed to such a change
on some of the neighborhood
streets'south of Solana Road.


New school committee meets today


FROM STAFF
Today is the first scheduled
meeting of the 32-member
committee set up to advise
Craig Speziale, principal of the
new high school that will be
zoned for Ponte Vedra Beach
teens.
The meeting begins at 7 p.m.
in the back of the auditorium at
Landrum Middle School, 230
Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra


Beach. The public is welcome.
Committee members were
selected from those who indi-
cated an interest when they
answered an online survey
about the school's'name, pro-
grams and other issues.
Speziale said Tuesday he will
present data from those surveys
to the committee, whose mem-
bers will offer input on the
school name and other matters.


The data are from 547 sur-
veys, he said. The total of sur-
veys taken was about 15 more
than that, he said, and most
were done in the first four or
five days the survey was
offered.
Speziale said the committee
consist of three community
members, about eight student
and the remainder parents.
".A lot of students responded


to the survey" but few indicat-
ed a desire to be on the com-
mittee, he said.
Committee members will sit
at a large conference table, and
the public can sit or stand near-
by, he said.
"If I ran it as a town hall
meeting, some of these kids
would never participate," he
said.


Erosion from gas


cited in sinkhole


By GRAY ROHRER
STAFF WRITER

A section of Marsh Landing
Parkway will likely remain
closed for another week, per-
haps longer, as workers fill a
sinkhole between the two
entrances to Founder's Way.
Meanwhile, motorists must
use Founder's Way as a
detour.
Initial press releases from
the county last week indicat-
ed that a sewer line break
caused the sinkhole.
But in an interview on
Tuesday, Bubba Solana, St.
Johns County Utility
Department operations man-
ager, said that a naturally
occurring gas hydrogen
sulfide eroded the concrete
near the manhole.
"Basically what happens is
that sewer gas eats on that
concrete," Solana said.
The concrete gave way and.
fell into the manhole, causing
the sinkhole.
Subcontractor Gruhn &
May is charged with filling
the hole.
:This time, a fiberglass insert


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photo by GRAY ROHRER
This sinkhole on Marsh
Landing Parkway is expected
to keep the parkway closed
for at least another week.

will be used to prevent future
concrete erosion, Solana said.
After the hole is filled, the
road must be repaved before it
can be reopened.
Solana said the road would
be open "probably within two
weeks."
He added that no homes
were endangered by the sink-
hole, and the concentration
of the hydrogen sulfide was
not.high enough to pose a
public health risk.
"I know it's a pain for cus-
tomers to deal with, but it's
one of those things that hap-
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Marie Corbusier and
Nick Vacca, both of
Ponte Vedra Beach, were
the,first two in. line for
Tuesday's St. Johns
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Beach, first in line with neighbor Nick
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St. Johns County Council on Aging
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PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING
Proposed TRANSPORTATION ELEMENT,
Jacksonville Beach 2010 Comprehensive Plan

The Jacksonville Beach Planning and Development
Department, together with its consultants Reynolds, Smith and
Hills, Inc., has prepared a proposed update to the Transportation
element of the adopted Jacksonville Beach 2010 Comprehensive
Plan. This element represents a State-mandated update to the
City's existing Transportation element, which was last updated
in 1999. This update reflects changes in both state and local
transportation policies, and examines what transportation
improvements may be needed in order to maintain adopted
levels of service on our roadways. The element also analyzes
existing and projected traffic conditions, new and anticipated
development, bike and pedestrian circulation, mass transit, and
planned or needed transportation capital improvement projects.

You are invited to attend this informational meeting on
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, and
learn more about the proposed Transportation element and
provide comments. The meeting will be held in the City
Council Chamber of City Hall, 11 N. 3rd St. There will be a
formal presentation by the city's consultants, followed by time
for questions and comments. A copy of the proposed element
is available for public inspection at the offices of the Planning
and Development Department, 11 North 3rd Street,
Jacksonville Beach, FL, during normal- business hours.

NOTICE

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and
Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities
needing special accommodation to participate in the meeting
should contact the Planning and Development Department
no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday prior to the meeting date.


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Letters to the editor:

$5,000 is bad incentive plan
To the editor: every child bom in the U.S. will
Statistics just released by receive from the government a
Health & Human Services show $5000 bond, to be used for col-
that 74% of Black children, 27% lege" Wow !
of White children and 3% of The rush for 12 to 18 year
Hispanic 'children, live in olds to [collect] Five Grand will
homes without fathers, be overwhelming. That has to
This represents 2 1/2 million be the answer to stop having
children conceived out of wed- out of wedlock children, right?
lock. It's startling, to say the What a great idea. I am sure
least, every American will be more
Now here comes Hillary's than willing to pay this bill!.
solution to solve the problem. Albert Rabassa
"When I become president, Jacksonville

Look forward to working for AB


To the editor:
In the face of continued
attacks against my supporters,
volunteers and me, I feel it is
now more important than ever
to turn the other cheek and
attempt to reach out to my
opponent's supporters. Within
the next 30 days, I plan to host a
town hall'style meeting to reiter-
ate and clarify my position on
important issues, and to address
questions and concerns of those
who were not inclined to sup-


port my candidacy. Bringing
both sides together will allow us
to discuss issues that concern all
of us, and to find solutions on
how we can all work together for
what is right for Atlantic Beach.
It is my goal to be a positive
influence on our community. I
look forward to representing the
citizens of Atlantic Beach in the
best light possible.

John L. Fletcher
Commissioner Elect


See you at the polls on Oct. 16


To the editor:
As a resident and homeowner
in West Atlantic Beach for the
last 6 years, I believe whole-
heartedly that we must all find a
time in our day to vote at the
local polls for our city elections.
We have had no representation
in our neighborhood and .final-
ly that is being recognized.
West Atlantic Beach is a great
neighborhood but way to many


of us cry without resolve. You
can not complain unless you
plan to do something about it.
Please make, your presence
known by voting on October
16th. The stronger our numbers
are in our neighborhood the
more we will get seen by the
east side of. Mayport Road., See
you at the polls.
L. Libhart
West Atlantic Beach


Isle of Palms kids should go to FHS


To the editor:
I live in zip code 32250 and I
am sick and tired of the people
who live in Jacksonville Beach,
Neptune Beach and Atlantic
Beach saying that Fletcher High
School is so desirable that peo-
ple are lying about their
addresses to get their kids to
attend there--It-has very little to,
do with the school being the,
best High School in the district*
and a lot more to do with the
fact that kids that live in zip
code 32250 are considered
Beaches school students and are
forced to attend Beaches schools
all the way up to 8th grade
although there are plenty of
schools on the other side of the
Intracoastal:( probably better
schools: Alimacani, Chet Creek.
Keman). So, instead of. taking
our kids four blocks away to
those schools, we must ship
them over the intracoastal to
Seabreeze. They then must
attend Fletcher Middle School,
another great school where the
kids play sports and start to
form roots with the kids and the
school. These kids are attached
by now to their friends and they
consider themselves a part of
the upcoming Fletcher fighting
Senators. It becomes their iden-
tity and they want to remain
going to school with people
they are comfortable with and
have grown up with, in an area
they feel comfortable in, and at
a school they are growing to
love.
I am a proud 1979 graduate of:
FHS. I have lived in the area 42
of th,45 years of my life. FHS is
truly my school. Some of the


teachers that taught me are still
there, teaching my kids.
When I bought my home in
Isle of Palms, (32250), part of
the reason I bought a home
there was because my children'
would attend Seabreeze,
Fletcher Middle School and
Fletcher High School. There was
a school 'bus that- picked -our'
kids up and Fletcher high
school was our assigned school.
Then, without a vote and kind
of behind our back they took
the school from us. We were
told not to worry, there would
be plenty of special considera-
tion for. our area and allowing
our children to attend Fletcher
High School would never be a
problem.
That was the case until last
year. Then all of the sudden we
were pushed out. No more spe-
cial consideration, no more
going through the school for
special assignments. We had to
start being creative. So we, in
the httle area known as Isle of
Palms, zip code 32250, need to
band together and get legal
counsel and take back what was
taken from us. We want our
kids to attend the school they
were designated to go to in the
first place. We want Nancy
Broner, who we voted for too, to
come to our aid and fix this
problem. But most of all we
want people to be tolerant of
the problem and find a solution
we are all happy with. We want
you to stop threatening to kick
our kids out of a school they
have every right to attend.
Natalie Nader
Jacksonville Beach


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More letters to the editor:

Thanks but no thanks for lukewarm support for so


To the editor.
This letter is in response to Mr.
John) Weldon's [letter] stating
that we should end the "senseless
war" in Iraq. Mr. Weldon claims
that we must pull out of Iraq now
to keep American soldiers from
dying for"nothing."
I was unaware that our nation
engages in conflicts with a cear
timeline of when the war will be
over. Americans are winners. Our
soldiers have inculcated a do not
lose attitude and accept nothing
less than victory. There is no sec-
- -nd-place in our line of work. We
have been in Iraq for four years. In
our country it takes about 30 years
to train and develop a general, 20
to train sergeant majors, 10 to
train capable platoon sergeants.
and company commanders. By
our standards four years is not
enough time to train an effective.
army capable of defending itself.
We will be and need to be in Iraq
until our mission is accomplished


and Iraq is able to defend itself.
If giving Iraqis the right to vote,
a right which the majority of
Americans do not exercise, protec-
tion from radical groups that treat
women as property rather than
human beings,giving the Iraqi
people the right to have a say in
their government, and standing
in the gap between evil and our
way of life is nothing, than I don't'
want to know what Mr. Weldon's
idea of something worth dying for
is.
I do not believe that our status
in the world is deteriorating.-They,
say a picture is worth a thousand
words. There is a picture that was
taken after an explosion was set
off in an Iraqi marketplace fol-
lowed by gunfire from surround-
ing vehicles. Iraqi civilians run
franticly in terror in every direc-
tion. A lone soldier stands at the
ready upright and unwavering in
the middle of the chaos. A young
Iraqi boy in an'attempt to find


cover crouches behind
clutching to his leg fo
from the gunfire. T
illustrates what we are
people. A beacon of ho
tection from the evil 1
their nation. Mr. W
that if you support
than join anti-war
demonstrate in anti
These are the same
deface Vietnam War
Medal of Honor mer
soldiers graves. These
signs that say "Thar
-IEDs"- at soldiers, fuin
groups spit on soldier
honor the sacrifices th
These groups know.
loyalty, selfless service
courage, duty, honor
fice. If this is your idea
for our soldiers. Then
brothers in arms wan
port.


Skate Park should serve all skaters' needs, abilitie


To the editor:
The cityof Jax Beach is having
a skate park design meeting Oct
11 at 6 pm at the city hall coun-
cil chambers. A group of con-
cerned beach residents have
been trying to hold discussions'
with Gary Meadors and the
Mayor on the new park.
However, emails sent to the
Mayor have not be acknowl-
edged or returned. Mr. Meadors
has been responsive but skeptical
of our concerns. Our group con-
sists of young skaters and their


parents plus adult-skaters aging
from 18 to 45. Our key concerns
that we are trying to get the city
to discuss are the following:
1. The skate park design
regarding layout and skill level
2. The skate park construction
contractor, his resume, and his
proposed construction materials
3. Charging the residents to
use a public park
4. Fencing the park with regu-
lated hours
5. The requirements of hel-
mets


6. Impact to th
tourism
We would like
reporter from The'Lea
to report this matter
lic. We feel strongly
city is going to invest
into this skate park, t
be sure that it will b
that appeals to all skill
built to current indu
methods and it is
skaters for skaters.
D
Jacksonv


Councilmen do a great deal of work for the city


To the editor:
Is this a great country, or what?
We have freedom of speech and
freedom 'of the Press. It allows
folks like David Smith to be a
columnist at The Leader, even
though he is not employed as
such. I've know David for a num-
ber of years, we agree on some
things and disagree on others. I
must take issue with him on his
column.
It is so easy to be critical of our
local government and just as easy
to be critical of State and Federal
government. Until one walks in
the shoes of a local government
elected official, he/she does not
know all the facts that go into the
decision making process.
Beaches Energy is part of a
group of cities in the State of
Florida that own the electrical
power supply. It is because of this
ownership that Beaches Energy
can supply electric power at a rea-
sonable cost. We are not the most
expensive nor the least expensive
in the state, but Beaches Energy is
the most reliable, in N.E. Florida.
JEA's cost to it's customers will be
more than Beaches Energy in a
few years and will still not be as
reliable.
I firmly believe that the Mayor
and three Council members elect-
ed at-large and three other
Council members elected by dis-
trict is. the best form of govern-
ment in the Beaches Community.
It allows for the voters to change
43% of the Council or 57% of the
Council every two years, if they
so desire.


As for saving $50,000.00 by
reducing the Council by two
members is ridiculous. You know
better, David. Each Council
member. receives $10,080 per
year. That stipend hasn't changed
in probably ten tears. When I got
elected to Council, I thought that
I would only be required to
attend the 22 Council meetings
per year. Did I get a surprise!
In addition to the 22 Council
meetings, the City Manager is
also available to each Council
member on an individual basis if
that Council member has' ques-
tions on any subject. In addition,
each Council member is expected
to participate in the opening of
the Beaches Parade, the 4th of
July ceremonies, the Mothers Day
concert, the movies, the Police
ceremony that honors fallen offi-
cers in the State of Florida, Budget
meetings, numbers of ground-
breaking ceremonies, ribbon cut-
ting ceremonies and countless'
others. They also have to answer
mail, E-mail and phone calls from
their constituents. If a person
were required to spend all that
time in corporate employment, I
doubt that anyone would do it
for that stipend.
Those who want to participate
in the health insurance program,
which is offered to all city
employees may do so. Most of the
time not all members of Council
do participate, having elected to
stay in their current program.
Neither the Mayor or members of
Council can participate in the
employee retirement program.


If you attended allt
meetings then you w
that each Council me
Budget Book to rev
each budget workshop
had a hands-on work
edge of every item in t
The Budget approval
which you said lasted
minutes, is at that tim
ty that must be done 1
I believe that we ar
to live in this beautiful
city. The excellent cha
in the past ten years
ment to George For
and hard work. The j(
ished yet, but the (
Beach Blvd, Ninth Stre
Rd..and the downtown
district, which will be
property holdings as w
Hionedes, if you and
ness men get behind it
Jacksonville Beach the
is now blossoming
don't you take the le
together with Chris
business people in J
Beach, meet with
Manager and ask what
to help this come aboi
I do agree with yo
point and that is the M
concert. I would hav
favor of keeping it. I b
it will be held next yea
after that.
David, being critical
Get involved, you w
much better.
Dick
Jacksonv


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BILL GULLIFORD
COLUMNIST


Defining


art will


be tough


for NB


A rt has been a featured
agenda item. at several
A beach commission and
Council meetings lately.
First, Atlantic Beach was
asked to donate $45,000. for
a sculpture from their tourist
development, tax monies,
also known as bed tax. A
majority on'the commission
opted not to make that con-
tribution which seems wise
and prudent. Even though,
the source of the tax normal-
ly is not from local taxpayers,
there is a value to local resi-
dents depending on how a
ildiers community uses those
monies. Our tourist draw is
obviously the ocean and the'
d the soldier beach) Any improvement to
ir protection the beach also helps local cit-
hat picture izens too and that should be
eto the Iraqi a, major consideration when
ope and pro- funding such projects. Also,
that plagues claiming a donationto fund
eldon urges a sculpture is tourist develop-
our troops ment, really is a push when
groups and you consider the intent of
-war rallies, the bed tax.
groups that The really interesting issue
memorials, involving art is taking place
norials, and in Neptune Beach where a
groups hold local company, on Atlantic
nk God for Boulevard decided to paint a
erals.-These stylized picture of ..the un-
ers arid dis- and moon on their building.
ley'vemade. "Foul" said the Neptune
nothing of Beach city officials! That is' a
:e, personal sign and subject to regula-
, and saqi- tion by our sign ordinance.
a of support But is 'it a sign? Webster's
n I nor my Dictionary defines a sign as
it your sup-. "a display, as a lettered board
or a configuration of neon
R.E. Ray tubing, used to identify or
Fort Bragg advertise a place of business
or a product; a posted com-
mand, warning, or direc-
'S tion". Sensibly, that defines
the key components of a sign
ie city for as either promoting com-
merce or providing public
to have a information. How are the
ader present sur 'and moon doing either
to the pub- of those?
that if the Now the city council's
it $300,000 answer is to change their sign
hey should ordinance and add an art sec-
>e a facility. tion which will require a per-
1 levels, it is mit being filed by the artist
stry design or owner of any proposed
design by "mural, illustration, painting
or sculpture". Then the city
)ave Sellers council will ultimately
ville Beach decide whether the art
"enhances the commercial
district". By what standard?
Will it be their subjective
the Budget feelings at the time? Doesn't
wouldd know the city council have more
mber has a important things to do than
iew before defining "appropriate" art in
p and has a commercial zone? Is a busi-
ing knowl- ness owner going to put
hat Budget. something really offensive
I meeting, on his or her building? If
i only two they do, the market will pun-
e a formali- ish them! Furthermore is this
by law. just another additional burr
e privileged den placed on businesses and
i oceanside citizens. Will it require a per-
nges made mit fee when the permit is
are a testa- filed?
bes' vision If Neptune Beach passes
ob isn't fin- the art amendment to their
changess in sign ordinance you have to
et, Penman wonder if the sculpture pro-
n business posed and defeated in
benefit your Atlantic Beach was moved to
rell as Chris the business district in
other busi- Neptune Beach, would their
:, will make city council consider it as
gem that it "enhancing" the commercial
into. Why district in Neptune Beach?
ad and get Maybe it would depend on
and other the phase of the moon at the
acksonville time.
the City Gulliford is a longtime
can we do Atlantic Beach resident and for-
it? mer mayor.


ou on one
[others Day
e voted in
believe that
r and years

is so easy.
rill feel so

Matthews
ille Beach


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POLICE BEAT


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Pawn shop owner reunites

West Point grad with ring


JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Assault was reported Oct. 5 at a
convenience store in the 300
block of 3rd Street S. An unknown
suspect entered the Gate store just
after 11 p.m. and attempted to
purchase a cigar without proper
identification. When the clerk
refused to sell the cigar to the sus-
pect, police said the man became
irate. The victim said the man
cursed at her and told her that he
had a gun and would kill her.
Police said the suspect 'threw a
bottle of juice on the counter and
fled the store. He was seen leaving
the area in the passenger seat of a
red Pontiac.

Phillip Michael Edwards, 26, of
Jacksonville Beach was arrested
Oct. 5 and charged with posses-
sion of cocaine in the 100 block of
8th Street S., according to a police
report.

Douglas William Farrington, 45,
of Atlantic Beach was arrested
Oct. 6 and charged with a warrant
for possession and sale of a con-
trolled substance and possession
of over 20 grams of marijuana in
the 1000 block of Sistrunk Street,
according to a police report.
* *
Battery was reported Oct. 7 in
the 200 block of 5th Avenue N.
The victim told police she was
walking north on 2nd Street at
2:10 a.m. when she was nearly
struck by a silver Audi driven by
an unknown suspect. Police said a
verbal argument escalated with
the suspect striking the victim in
the mouth. The victim said she
told the suspect to just drive away.
* *
Auto burglary was reported Oct.
8 in the first block of 3rd Street N.
A hand-carved walking stick
worth $1,000 and model canoes
valued at $900 were stolen from
the vehicle.

Grand theft of a motor vehicle
was reported Oct. 8 in the 100
block of 5th Avenue North. A sil-
ver 2003 Dodge Intrepid valued at
$9,000 was stolen from the north
side of the roadway, police said.
The victim noticed the car miss-
ing around 2 a.m. There was no
glass observed in the area and no
sign of forced entry, police said.

Alton Eugene Brown, 22, of
Jacksonville was arrested Oct. 8
and charged with possession of.
cocaine in the 2400 block of J.
Turner Butler Blvd., according to a
po5fc'" dfte ..t ,,' -",,"" "I'"1,
'.'12f", ID51-1 I


* *
Strong armed robbery was
reported Oct. 8 in the 1500 block
of 1st Street N. The victim told
police she was sitting in a chair in
front of a hotel.at 12:10-a.m.
when an unknown male wearing a
hooded sweatshirt walked past.
When he walked by a second
time, police said he snatched the
victim's purse. The victim pursued
the suspect on foot to 14th
Avenue North when he was seen
getting in. the passenger seat of a
dark-green four-door. The suspect
has a tattoo on the left side of his
neck and a small cropped goatee,
police said. The content of the
purse included jewelry and the
victim's cell phone. The loss was
estimated at $966.

Denise Wiggins, 46, of
Jacksonville Beach was arrested
Oct. 4 and charged with warrants
for two counts of worthless checks
in the 600 block of Beach Blvd.,
according to a police report.
Wiggins turned herself into
police.
* *
Leonard Alvin Jones, 48, a tran-
sient, was arrested Oct. 4 and
charged with dealing in stolen
property and fraudulent use of a
credit card in the 2500 block of
3rd Street S., according to a police
report.
* *
James Robert Chambers, 56, a
transient, was arrested Oct. 4 and
charged with dealing in stolen
property in the 2500 block of.3rd
Street S., according to a police
report. Police found credit card.
receipts in someone else's name,
several pieces of men's and
women's jewelry, digital cameras
and a digital recorder in his pos-
session. Chambers also had a
knife in plain view, police said.
* 0
John Elton Jackson Jr., 42, of
Atlantic Beach, was arrested Oct. 4
and charged with driving with a
suspended or revoked license as :a
habitual traffic offender in the
100 block of 14th Avenue N.,
according to a police report.

Melissa D. Hancock, 27, of
Jacksonville was arrested Oct. 7
and charged with possession of a
controlled substance in the 1200
block of. Marsh Landing Parkway,
according to a police report.
* *
A 12-year-old Fletcher Middle
School student was arrested Oct. 1
and charged with stealing back-
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ing to other students at the
school. A faculty member found
the student hiding in a locker


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER


a huge
able to
just a cc


room with the stolen items which Sally Harper knows pawn shops. And as Last
included cell phones and an MP3 the owner of Prestige Jewelry and Pawn in from 1
player. The suspect told police Jacksonville Beach, Harper understands "impecc
that an Ipod was hidden in a cafe- the laws against accepting stolen mer- cation t
teria bathroom and a cell phone chandise. "I ha'
had been given away. Another was She can also spot a shifty sale at 20 sive bef<
turned over to police. A 13-year- paces. When a man entered her store a anonymr
old student was also arrested later couple of months ago with a class ring said in
for stealing. Police recovered from a prestigious military academy, she "Whe
money, perfume, numerous cell knew that was exactly what she had on relayed
phones and a backpack. her hands. been in
Harper said the man inquired about my rin
ATLANTIC BEACH selling a class of 1994 .West Point ring upstand
Aggravated assault was reported with a another person's name inscribed area."
on Oct. 3 in the 60 block of Lewis on the band. Harper quickly saw the red Notcl
Street, according to a police flags and refused to purchase the ring. and sur
report. "We knock ourselves out not to take he was
* stolen items. We always check for identi- home,'
Vandalism was reported on Oct. fiction and when we saw the name we. sessions
3 in the 1600 block of Mayport told him that no, we wouldn't be inter- "It n
Road, according to a police report, ested," Harper said. service
Someone hit.a gas pump, result- "Evidently he'd been turned down at a wonder
ing in approximately $2,500 couple of other shops so he just said 'take Notch s
worth of damage, according to the it' and threw it in the trash can." faith in
report. Once the man left the store, Harper said Harp(
* she and her son Tab fished the ring from. cial rev
Miranda Lucille Cantrell, 26, the garbage and set forth to find its organize
was arrested for grand theft of a owner. The name on the band is Joseph ring, sai
motor vehicle and the fraudulent Notch. right.
use of a credit card on Oct. 4 in "We Googled his name and it turned "It's t
the 700 block of Dutton Island up his former address," she said. "We con-
Road West, according to a police, tacted. [Jacksonville Sheriff's Office] and
report. Jacksonville Beach Police but they had no
information about a stolen West Point
NEPTUNE BEACH ring." .
Rodney Patrick Owens, 29, was Harper, who regularly lists items on
arrested for being a habitual traf- Ebay, posted the ring for $2,000, includ-
fic offender .on Oct. 4 in the 2400 ing Notch's name aridany other identify-
block of Atlantic Boulevard, ing characteristics that might help reunite
according to a police report. The the class ring with the owner.
defendant was traveling 72 miles "I told my son, 'Let's put it on Ebay,'"
per hour in a 45 mile per hour Harper said. "'One man offered to give us
zone, according to the report. $2,100 for the ring to stop the auction. A
S* :lot of people collect that type of military
Uttering forged bills, checks,. memorabilia. There is a lot of status asso-
drafts. or notes was reported on ciated with a West Point ring."
Oct. 4 in the 2200 block of Pine Retired Lt. Col. David McClellan, also a
Street, according to a police graduate of West Point, operates a web Sally H
report. site specifically designed to reunite lost Jacksol
class rings with their owners. He contact- reunite
PONTE VEDRA BEACH ed Harper and asked if she would be will-
Two checkbooks were stolen ing to halt the auction if he could locate
from a woman's vehicle in the 200 Notch.
block of Ponte Vedra Boulevard "I wrote him back and told him that
on the night of Oct. 1, according was our mission all along. That's why we
to a police report. 'put the name up on Ebay, to get it back
* with its rightful owner," she said.
A woman's purse containing her. .McClellan, in an e-mail to Harper, said
car keys and $100 cash was stolen collectors such as the man who offered to
from her car in the 200 block of purchase Notch's ring often "pride them-
Odom's Mill Boulevard on Oct. 2, selves on building a collection of other
according to a police report. person's stolen or lost personal property.
* "We've had a lot of experience with
A laptop was stolen from a such folks," he'said. "[He] may have been
man's car in the 100 block of Saint unhappy that you placed the name of the
Emilioh Court or Saturday morn- owner of the ring in your Ebay listing."
ing, according to a police report. With the help pf Jacksonville Beach
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Eleanore Zawicki Cadoura
died September 29, 2007 after a
brief illness. She was born
October 24, 1917 in Bessemer,
Mich. and attended St. Joseph's
Nursing School. She was a
longtime resident of
Jacksonville and the Beaches,
working in nursing at -local
hospitals.
She was an avid bridge play-
er, becoming a life master, and
was one of the founders of the
Jacksonville Bridge Club. She
loved to dance, travel, read,
follow professional sports and
work in her yard. Most of all,
she loved her family and cher-
ished her extended family and
friends.
She was preceded in death by


L.E. Ficklin Jr. died October
8, 2007. He is survived by his
wife, two daughters, a son and
his wife; ex-daughter-in-law,
the mother of two grandchil-
dren; four grandchildren,
three sisters, a stepbrother and
stepsister, four sisters-in-law,
three brothers-in-law, many
nieces and nephews, and spir-
itual brothers and sisters.
He was a dedicated servant
of Jehovah God and Jesus
Christ, the family said.


her husband of 49 years,
Mousa G. Cadoura. She is sur-
vived by her brothers, Ted and
Ray Zawicki; daughters, Martha
Kassees and Elinor Champion;
her son, Charles Cadoura; four
granddaughters, four great-
grandchildren and many
nieces and nephews.
, A memorial service will be
held 11 a.m. Friday in the
chapel of the funeral home,
with Fr. Kamal Al-Rahil officiat-
ing. In lieu of flowers, the fam-
ily requests donations to Saint
George Orthodox Church or
the charity of choice.
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


Visitation will be held from
5-8 p.m. Friday at the Beaches
Chapel by Hardage-Giddens
Funeral Home, 1701 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville Beach. A
Memorial Service will be held
at 11 a.m. Saturday at the
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah
Witnesses, 1127 16th. Ave. S,
Jacksonville Beach. '
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


SBARBARA CARROL ROBERTS KRUEGER


Barbara Carrol Roberts
Krueger, 62, died October 6,
2007 in Jacksonville. She was
born December 19, 1944 in
Jacksonville to Chester and
Colleen Roberts.
She graduated from
California State University-
Hayward in 1979 with a B.S. in
Business Administration. She
was a former member of the
Alameda [Calif.] Yacht Club.
-.She is survived by her par-
ents, Chester and Colleen
Roberts; daughters, Marnie
(Keith) Hill of Sacramento,
Calif. and Romy (Julian)'
Fountain of Berkeley, Calif.;
brother, Adair (Gloria) Roberts;


sister, Jeanne (Norm) Green;
and grandchildren, Jessica
Hill, Zachary Hill, Jackson
Fountain and Mattea
Fountain.
A Memorial Service was held
Tuesday in the chapel of
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, with the Rev. Murray of
Norwood Baptist Church offi-
ciating.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Community
Hospice of Northeast Florida,
4266 Sunbeam Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


ALBERT JOHN CESERY


Albert
J o h, n
Cesery died
October 1,
2007 in
r Jacksonville
Beach. He
was born
March 17,
1927 in
Jacksonville
to Beatrice
and Angelo John TCesery.
He lived for many years in
Perth and Kalgoorie, Australia
and raised a family there. He
returned to Jacksonville Beach
recently to be near his niece,
Martha Cesery Taylor, her hus-
band, Walter Taylor, and his
grandniece, Haller Cesery
Taylor.
He was preceded in death by'
his wife of -30 years, Janice
Elizabeth Cesery; brothers,
William R. Cesery and Carl V.
Cesery; and sister, Helen
Cesery Burnett.
Survivors include three
daughters and their spouses,
Annalea Cesery-Hopkins
(Andrew), Cesery-Maharu
(Kevin) and Karen Nissan


(David); seven grandchildren,
Elizabeth, Daniel and Kirsten
Nissen,. Aimee and Jamie
Cesery-Mahuru and Josh and
Adam Cesery- Hopkins, all in
Australia; two daughters,
Mariann Cesery and Catherine
Frazer. in Arkansas; son,
Michael Cesery in
Jacksonville; niece and her
spouse, Martha Cesery Taylor
(Walter), and grandniece,
Haller Cesery Taylor, in Ponte
Vedra Beach; nephew and his
spouse, William R. Cesery
(Lee); grandniece and grand-
nephew, Christie and Ross
Cesery; niece, Barbara Cesery
in Jacksonville; as well as a
host of caregivers and friends
in Jacksonville Beach.
A memorial service was held
Oct. 6 at Christ Church, Ponte
Vedra Beach, with the Rev.
William Baxter officiating. In
lieu of flowers, memorials may
be made to the building fund
at Christ Episcopal Church,
400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra
Beach, FL 32082.
Funeral arrangements under
the care of Ponte Vedra Valley,
Ponte Vedra Beach.


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Geoffrey C. Walker, 62, of
Atlantic Beach died October 5,
2007. He was born February 22,
1945 in Orange, N.J. 'to George
and Charlotte Walker.
He served in the U.S. Air
Force and worked most of his
life as a security guard in New
Bern, N.C. and most recently at
Fleet Landing in Atlantic
Beach. He enjoyed horses,
country music and playing gui-
tar.
He will be deeply missed by
his loving family and friends,
the family said. Survivors
include his daughters, Suzanne
Givens (Neil) and Kimberley


Hoskins (Robert); brother,
Harold Walker (Nancy); sisters,
Valerie Flemming (Jef) and
Judy Williamson (Mike); antd
five grandchildren.
A Memorial Service was held
Monday in the chapel of
Broadus-Raines Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions in his name may
be made to Community
Hospice of Northeast Florida,
4266 Sunbeam Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Cremation arrangements
under the care of Broadus-
Raines Funeral Home, Green
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can of worms," Harper was finally
get the ring to Notch who lives
)uple of miles from her store.
month, Harper received thanks
Notch who commended her
:able integrity and obvious dedi-
o righteousness.",
ve to admit that I was apprehen-
ore our meeting, largely due to the
lity of internet exchanges," he
an e-mail.
en [Jacksonville Beach police]
who you were and that you had
ongoing contact with them about
ig, I knew immediately what
ling people you and your son truly

h said after traveling the world
-viving many perilous situations,
S"deeply saddened" to return
'only to be robbed of the few pos-
, I own in our own country."
ow warms my heart to know my
was not in vain but in defense of
ful people like both of you,
;aid. "You have helped restore my
humanity."
er, who refused to accept a finan-
rard from McClellan's nonprofit
ation for her role in recovering the
id she was simply doing what was

he way I was raised."


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JOHN
HARDEBECK
COLUMNIST



Adoption


beginning


of grand


adventure

Internet news note from
adoptivefamilies.com:
"National Public Radio
recently broadcast a fasci-
nating week-long series of
conversations titled
'Adoption in America.'"
Here's my local supple-
ment.
It's been almost 51 years
since that magical day
when we were riding.east
on-Beach Boulevard with a
precious cargo: our infant
son, who we had just met
at a Jacksonville adoption
agency.
It was the beginning of a
grand adventure which is
still going on family
life, almost from scratch.
At that point; my late
wife and I were about as
ready for exploring parent-
hood as for touring Mars. I
mean, back then, I might
have assumed a bassinet
was a musical instrument.
We had learned that we'd
never birth children, so we
applied for adoption.
After a waiting period
and a home inspection,
for which we more or less
refurbished our house to
get ready, we were told to
come get little Eric.
The first few weeks of
inexperienced parenthood
were pretty harrowing.
There was a lot of unfamil-
iar stuff to do. Not surpris-
ingly, my spouse was
much better at such func-
tions than clumsy I was,
which was good, since
babies are subject to
change without notice;
i.e., of diapers, specifically.
Unfortunately, our over-
active imaginations went
wild, and the baby's every
action or "symptom" was
cause for worry.
However, with the aid
and advice of relatives,
friends, pediatricians, and,
of course; Dr. Spock's book
on infant and child care,
we all survived. We were a
family.
But something, or,.
rather, someone was miss-
ing. Eric needed a sister,
We joyfully received
infant Mary at the adop-
tion agency about three
years after Eric's arrival.
Then someone gave us
another book that became
just as useful as Dr.
Spock's, but in a different
way. It was' a children's
story (ages 3-10) called
"The Chosen Baby," writ-
ten by Valentina P. Wasson
and first published in
1939.
As stated by the publish-
er, it's the story of adop-
tion and has become a
classic in the child adop-
tion field. Because we had
decided to tell our chil-
dren about their adoption
as soon as they could
understand, the book
became a perfect means of
doing so.
In fact, the experience
of, the fictional Brown
family (adoption of a boy
first and then a girl) mir-
rored ours.
After I read it to the
kids, first Eric and then
Mary, they constantly
asked me to reread it to
them. They became proud
of being adopted; i.e., a
"chosen baby," and still
are.
I recommend the adop-
tion option.


Blessings to animals,


real and otherwise


by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER

The weather cooperated
Sunday morning in Ponte
Vedra Beach, where birds, dogs
and other assorted pets were
escorted, one by one, to be
blessed by one of the clergy at
Christ Episcopal Church.
After days of rain and scat-
tered showers, and under a sky
showing a brief rainbow and
an ominous dark, drifting
cloud, the animals and their
owners children and adults
alike gathered for the annu-
al St. Francis Day celebration,
the Blessing of the Animals.
The service was conducted
to such tunes as "Fly Like a
Butterfly," "This Little Light of
Mine" and "Kum ba Yah."
Five-year-old Ashlan Tresca
carried her stuffed cat, Cotton
Candy, to be blessed by the'


Christ Church rector, the Rev.
Rick Westbury, who also
blessed Evan Novak's stuffed
dog, Pluto.
Squeaky, a green cheek
conure, was blessed while sit-
ting'on owner Candace Kelly's
shoulder. Pam and Templeton
Fitch brought two Labradors
they had obtained from Lab
Rescue, Buddy and Sammy, to
the ceremony. The Labs were
blessed by the Rev. Deacon Jo
Hoskins.
In addition to Westbury and
Hoskins, two other clergy
assisted in the blessing: the
Rev. Bill Baxter and a recent
arrival, the Rev. Ann Broomell.
Because of ongoing con-
struction of the church's parish
hall and with concern about
the weather, the ceremony was
held under two tents set up on
a parking lot behind the
church.


photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
Jacksonville Beach firefighter Dale Brooks prepares stuffed chicken at Fire Station 1.



Brooks serves 'fully involved



food' at Jax Beach firehouse


by KATHY NICOLETTI
COLUMNIST
Jacksonville Beach firefight-
er Dale Brooks is hoping to be
among those who will have a
chance to demonstrate their
cooking skills on the upcom-
ing season of "The Next Food
Network Star."


Brooks, who often cooks for
his fellow firefighters at Fire
Station 1 at 325 2nd Ave. S., is
currently finishing his three-
minute video application for
the cable cooking show com-
petition, now in its fourth sea-
son on "The Food Network."
On the basis of the applica-
tions, 30 semifinalists will be
selected to go to New York to
prepare their original recipes.
Ten of-the semifinalists will
then be chosen to compete on
"The Food Network" in shows
telecast next year. The winner
of the final competition will
have their own "Food
Network" show.
Brooks is using a firefighting
term for the title of his pro-
posed show: "Fully Involved
Food."
A fully involved structure
fire is one that produces a
high volume of heat.
But to Brooks, "fully
involved" food is appealing in
appearance, taste, and satisfac-
tion.
Brooks is a self-taught chef
and a student of the culinary
arts. His first cooking experi-
ence was inspired by a televi-
sion cooking show.
During the show, the chef
made scrambled eggs. Brooks,
who was 7 years old at the
time, immediately went into
the kitchen while his parents
were busy in another part of
the house and duplicated
what the chef had done.
"I was amazed that I could
do this," he said.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Brooks
has been with the JBFD for
five years. He and his wife,
Danita, live west of the
Intracoastal and have two
children, ages 7 and 4, and
another on the way.


photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
Dale Brooks of JBFD.

When Brooks joined the
JBFD, one of his first assign-
ments as a rookie was to cook
dinner.
At the fire station, every-
body takes a turn either
preparing a meal or bringing
in a meal from outside, he
said. Depending on their
schedules, the designated
cook might work alone or
other firefighters might help
with clean-up or prep work.
Jacksonville Beach firefight-
ers work on a 24-hour sched-
Sule beginning at 8 a.m. When
they are not responding to a
call,'routine duties at the fire
station include checking the
trucks and equipment, filing
reports, training, meetings,
Sand business inspections.
Generally after 5 p.m. the
firefighters have dinner
together which gives them a
chance to catch up with each
other and relax. Everyone
looks forward to a good meal
and the firefighters are not
shy about letting the cook
know what they like and
don,t like, said Brooks.
Occasionally there are
friendly cooking competitions
at the fire station. The "pantry
challenge" is held periodically
to determine who can make
the best use of whatever has
accumulated in the kitchen.
There are also personal chal-
lenges between firefighters
like the one Brodks won that
was a contest between his pigs
in the blanket and another
firefighter's Chicken Marsala.
Brooks recently served one


of his chicken dishes for "The
Food Network" competition at
the fire station. His recipe, he
said, came from thinking
about what ingredients would
combine well for new way to
make boneless chicken
breasts.
Brooks rolled Polish ham,
apple slices and golden raisins
(plumper and more flavorful
than other raisins, he said),
and brown sugar in chicken
breasts that had been'pound-
ed thin. The chicken rolls are
covered with slices of bacon
before browning in a skillet
and then baking in a hot
oven.
Brooks cooked his own
recipe for Whiskey Barbecue
Sauce at home to serve with
the chicken. The sauce is sim-
mered until thickened and the
alcohol has evaporated.
To go with the chicken, he
also prepared prepared Loaded
Mashed Potatoes and breaded
and fried squash and zucchini.
To make his Loaded Mashed
Potatoes, Yukon Gold and rus-
set potatoes are cooked until
tender and then mashed with
warmed heavy cream and but-
ter. Sharp Vermont cheddar
and Colby cheeses and cooked
bacon are folded into the
potatoes to finish the dish.
Brooks also does most of the
meals at home and enjoys
cooking with his children.
Family cooking nights are
called "Meatball Nights"
because the children always
want to make meatballs first
and then try other dishes, he
said.
Pan Seared Green Beans are
one of.Danita Brooks' favorite
dishes made by her husband.
After marinating the beans, he
sears them until they are ten-
der and begin to caramelize.

The following are recipes from
Dale Brooks.

Chicken

chicken breasts
salt and pepper
golden raisins
slices of fuji apples
brown .sugar
Polish ham
bacon


See RECIPES, A-8


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Ashlan Tresca, 5, whispers the name of her stuffed cat,
Cotton Candy, to the Rev. Rick Westbury before the
blessing is offered.


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Evan Novak brings his friend, Pluto, for a blessing. With them
are Evan's parents, Tricia and Aaron Novak, and his sister,
Lilliebeth.


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Admiral waits with her owner, Martha Stachitas, at Christ
SEpiscopal Church.


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Danielle and William Wiley

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Brooke and Jason Batkoski

Batkoski-Huston


Brooke Huston and Jason
Batkoski, both of Jacksonville,
were married Saturday, Oct. 6,
at Good Shepherd Lutheran
Church with Pastor Kuske
officiating.
'The bride is the daughter of
Linda Huston and Tom Howe,
both of Neptune Beach. She
attended Fletcher High School
and is employed by Nurell
Financial.
The groom is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. James Batkoski of
Green Cove Springs. He
attended Concordia College


and is employed by National
Auto Finance.
Samantha Hardy,
Heatherley Bloom, Lisa James,
Rosi Schroeder, Tamara
Goldwich, and Kristina Brich
were the bride's attendants.
David Gumbis, John
Ubbing, Doug Hartley,
Ramsey Huston, Mark
Goldwich and Tom Baugh
were groomsmen.
After t a honeymoon to
Marathon, Fla., the couple
will reside in Jacksonville.


Jennifer Zawrotnaik and
Ronnie Walls, both of
Jacksonville Beach, were mar-
ried Sept. 29, at Riverside House.
Rev. John Marshall performed
the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
Nancy Zawrotnaik of
Jacksonville. She attended Fox
Chapel (Pa.) High School and
Penn State University. She is
employed by ZAG Advertising &
Design.
The groom is the son of Ron
Walls of Middleburg. He attend-
ed Middleburg High School and


is the owner of Coastline
Custom Floors, LLC.
Melissa Pustinger was the
matron of honor. Theresa
Henderson, Hilary Kubit,
Cristina Pritchafd, and Katrina
Stewart were the bride's atten-
dants. Risa Henderson was the
flower girl.
Thomas Walls was the best
man. Jason Beers, Chris Mills,
Trey Pamell, and Clay Vinson
were groomsmen. Collin
Henderson was the ring bearer.
The couple will reside in
Jacksonville Beach.


Danielle West and William
David Wiley, both of
Jacksonville were married at 2
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at
Neptune Beach Baptist Church.
The Rev, Richard King per-
formed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
Dan and Kathy West of
Fernandina Beach. She is a
2004 graduate of the
University of North Florida
.and is employed by YMCA of
Florida's First Coast as a facility
manager.
The groom is the son of
Randy and Shirley Wiley of
S Buford, Ga, He is a 1995 gradu-
-ate.-of Shorter College and a


1999 graduate of Southwestern
Baptist Theological Seminary.
He is employed by Neptune
Beach Baptist Church as a
youth minister.
Donna Brunetti, Cara Clark,
Whitney Linn, and Tanya
McAvoy were the bride's atten-
dants. Flower girls were Dakota
and Deanna Brunetti. and
Sydney Wiley.
Andy Dennis, Ryan McAvoy,
Randy Wiley, and Steve Wiley
were groomsmen. Ringbearers
were Domenico Brunetti and
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With Christmas not too far down the
road, the Neptune Beach Senior Activity
Center offers an opportunity at 1 p.m. Oct.
11 to make some holiday pottery pieces to
keep or give as presents. Reservations must
be made by Oct. 8 to insure a seat. Call
270-1688 to do so.
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The Seniors vs. Crime Program in St.
Johns County is seniors helping seniors,
supported by local, law enforcement.
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the Council on Aging, 180 Marine St., St.
Augustine, and from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Thursday at The Players Community
Senior Center, 175 Landrum Lane, Ponte
Vedra Beach. Trained seniors are available
at each location to assist other seniors who
may be concerned about being victimized
by a scam or fraud. For information, call
St. Johns County Sheriff's Deputy Joe
Bowen at 810-6668.
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of St. Vincent's HealthCare, hosts its annu-
al Senior Wellness Day Oct. 19, a free
community event that offers health
screenings and information. It will be held
from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., offers older adults
and their caretakers a chance to catch up
on free or low-priced screenings, to
include flu shots, which are free with
Medicare Part B insurance. Seniors must
show their card and a photo ID. For those
without Medicare Part B, the cost will be
$30. Other screenings include blood pres-
sure checks, along with glucose, foot,
vision and hearing screenings. 308-7960.


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October 10, 2007


Arts come alive at Cultural Center event


photos by ,ATHY HARTMAN
Santa Fe, N.M., artist Michael Ostaski uses a brush (above left) as the first of his three live paintings begins to take shape
Saturday at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. His artistry is literally hands-on (above right) as he continues to move to tihe
Rolling Stones' tune "Brown Sugar" in front of a delighted audience, some of whom clapped to the beat of the music or sang along
with the 1971 song. Below, Ostaski shows the audience the 6-foot by 7-foot painting, which he did with Benjamin Moore house
paint in six and one-half minutes. It depicts the Stones' Mick Jagger, who wrote the lyrics to "Brown Sugar."


FROM STAFF
The first Arts Alive fund-rais-
er for the Cultural Center at
Ponte Vedra Beach'drew about
320 paying guests to the center
Saturday evening.
Silent live statues dressed in
all white with colorful accent
scarves on their heads greeted
visitors to the center at 50
Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
Beach.
Inside, guests enjoyed food
from Chef's Garden and drinks
from Twisted Martini as they
roamed from room to room
with help from volunteers
from the center and Citi, one
of the sponsors.
Guests could watch live sand
sculpture being done by John
Richardson, then move to the
silent auction room or to a
gathering room with DJ music.
In the ballroom, visitors
could hear a percussion per-
formance or try their hand at
playing the drums.
Alternating in the ballroom
was a highlight of the evening:
live paintings done in minutes
by Michael Ostaski (see pho-
tos, left),a Santa Fe, N.M., artist
who does his painting per-
formances all across the coun-
try.
Wearing a paint-spattered,
ornately decorated black tuxe-
do, Ostaski faced a 6-foot by 7-
foot black piece of fabric that
jas his canvas as he moved
quickly from paint containers
to the canvas, applying color


with his hands or brushes.
With the music of the
Rolling Stones blaring and the
audience keeping time to the
beat, Ostaski completed his
work in 6 and one-half min-
utes a likeness of Mick
Jagger of the Stones.
Later, the artist painted an
image of Elvis as Elvis tunes
played, then created a likeness
of the Statue of Liberty to the
tune "Born in the U.S.A."
All three paintings were pur-
chased at live auction by Robin
and Dan Wahby of Ponte
Vedra Beach, with each paint-
ing selling for more than
$1,000, according to Sandy
Wilson, the center's marketing
director.


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Anna Membrino of Ponte Vedra Beach stands among some of her artwork at the downtown
Jacksonville Art Walk Oct. 3. Membrino, 21 and a University of North Florida senior, teamed up
with Shea A. Slemmer for "Skin Deep," a collection of portraits, displayed in the former Haydon
Burns Library on Ocean Street.




Recipes: Whiskey Barbecue Sauce


Cont. from A-6
For each serving, bone and
then pound thin a chicken
breast. Season with salt and
pepper.
Place chicken on a cutting
board and cover with a slice
of Polish ham. Spoon about 1
T golden raisins over ham.
Place 4-5 Fuji apple slices on
top. Sprinkle 2-3 T brown
sugar over all.
Roll the chicken up and
secure with 3-4 slices of
bacon.
Brown the rolled chicken in
a hot skillet until brown.
Then, bake for 60 to 65 min-
utes in a 400 to 425 degree
oven. Chicken is done when a
meat thermometer indicates a
temperature of 165 degrees in
the center.


SServe with Whiskey
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Whiskey Barbecue Sauce
70 oz. ketchup
10 cloves of garlic, sliced
2 T olive oil
1-2 cups brown sugar.
one-quarter to one-half cup
molasses
one-eighth cup honey
one-half to three-quarters
cup whiskey
Heat olive oil in a large
stock pot and cook the garlic
slices. Remove garlic from the
oil after garlic is roasted and
golden.
Add ketchup and the rest of
the ingredients to the stock
pot. Adjust the amounts so


that the ingredients balance
the acidity of the ketchup.
Bring to a boil and then
simmer uncovered for about a
half hour. The alcohol in the
whiskey will cook away and
the sauce should thicken and
be reduced.
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Wash and trim fresh green
beans. Toss in a bowl with
olive oil, sea salt, and
chopped garlic. Let green
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hours at room temperature.
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SPORTS


October 10, 2007


Inside
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After blowout win, Nease eyes St. Augustine


fired back.
"These boys were all born
and raised in Ponte Vedra,
Florida and they've worked so
hard," he said. "Sometimes
people don't give our boys that
were born and raised in Ponte
Vedra, who came up through
our op Warner programs, who
have been in our program for
four years, never missing a
workout or weight room ses-
sion I think that type of sit-
uation shouldn't be. discredit-
ed."
Verbal sparring between the


back Andrew two coaches
Barnes had aside, Nease (5-
141 yards on '' 1) picked up a
18 carries key District 5-
including a 12- 4A win and
yard second simply needs to
quarter TD beat either
romp and Lake City
another trip to Columbia on
paydirt from Oct. 19 or earn
51 yards out in a Nov. 2 win
the third quar- over
ter. Middleburg to
Passing nail down a
more your ; state playoff
game? ----- spot.
Panthers QB Looming on
Ted Stachitas Of course we know it's the Panthers'
connected'on going to be a great radar screen,
8-of-10 however, is
attempts for game. Both teams are Friday night's
77 yards and equally good this year. showdown
scoring strikes against long-
of 43, 16 and St. Augustine is always time rival St.
13 yards quick and fast and they Augustine.
before sustain- While former
ing a knee have great DBs, so it Nease QB and
injury and should be just a great current
leaving the Florida Gators
game at the game as usual. starter Tim
start of the ----- Tebow never
second quar- managed to
ter. Backup Ted Stachitas beat the
Tyler Weir Yellow Jackets,
went 5-for-12 Panthers quarterback Stachitas
for 66 yards notched a 24-
and threw TD 21 win on
passes of 12 and 40 yards. enemy turf in last year's con-
"They're a better football test.
team than us," said Ridgeview "Of course we know it's
head coach Tom MacPherson. going to be a great game,"
"They out-coached and out-.. Stachitas said. "Both teams are
played us. equally good this year. St.
"The thing we were a little Augustine is always quick and
upset about is we quit on each fast and they have great [defen-
other and'ponted fingers-in- -- ---sive-backs] sdit should be just
the first half." .. m.,,p'aQgeat game as usual."
Nease built a 49-3 halftime' '' The quarterback said he's
lead on Ridgeview, thanks to a already studied some film of
43-yard touchdown catch by the Yellow Jackets, particularly
Myles Wright, Patrick Barker's the Sept. 7 game against
16-yard TD reception, a 13- Bartram Trail, and expected to
yard scoring grab by Matt iew much more this week.
Leighty, Weir's 2-yard run, a Howard said the game
12-yard touchdown catch by against St. Augustine is always
Jordan Anderson, Barnes' 12- one of the biggest on the
yard trip to the end zone and a Panthers' schedule, despite car-
55-yard punt return from trying no postseason implica-
Hunter Bates. tions.
In some ways, it was a state- "At Nease High School we
ment game for Nease head love playing St. Augustine even
coach Craig Howard. Last year, though it has no bean ng on
when the Panthers were hit the playoffs, on district cham-
-with the largest fine in Florida pionships or state champi-
High School Athletic Associa- onships," the coach said.
tion history for allegedly offer- "It still has a bearing on us.
ing inducements to a transfer We live 11 miles apart, going
player and his father, MacPher- back to Pop Warner, our kids
son was an outspoken critic of grew up playing each other. In
Howard and the Nease pro- football, there's nothing wrong
gram. with having a good strong
The Ridgeview coach told rivalry. It's a special game of
one local newspaper that a the year. It's one of our favorite
school doesn't go from door- times of the year to play St.
mat to state champion without Augustine."
breaking rules and implied that The Yellow Jackets are 5-0
Nease had recruited players this.season and look equally
from other counties in forming powerful on both sides of the
its championship team of 2005. ball. Kickoff is set for ":30 p.m.
After Friday's game, Howard at Nease's Panther Stadium.


SPhotos by ROBERT DeANGELO
Nease High running back Andrew Barnes drags Ridgeview's Riley Hill (4) into the end zone on a 12-yard second quarter TD run
during last Friday night's game at Panther Stadium. Nease rolled to a 63-3 victory and Barnes ran for two touchdowns.


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Nease defensive
back Jared
MacNaught (21)
breaks up a pass
intended for
Ridgeview receiver
Gunnar Hanson
during second
quarter action last
Friday night. The
Nease defense lim-
ited Ridgeview to
only a first quarter
field goal in the
district opener for
both teams. With
the win, Nease
improved to 5-1 on
the season while
Ridgeview fell to 3-
3.


Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Nease High quarterback Ted Stachitas (16) sits on the Panthers' bench with his left knee wrapped
in ice following an injury last Friday night. An MRI revealed no structural damage but the QB's sta-
tus for this week's game against St. Augustine remains uncertain.


Stachitas injures knee but may


play against the Yellow Jackets

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By KUJDOBERT eAJNGJLU
SPORTS EDITOR'
When Nease quarterback Ted
Stachitas left the field with a
knee injury one play into the
second quarter last Friday night
against Ridgeview, the home
crowd at Panther Stadium held
its collective breath.
Fans can exhale. An MRI on
Saturday morning revealed no
structural damage, only a con-
tusion and mild ligament
sprain.
Stachitas was injured while
scrambling to pick up yardage
on the opening play of the sec-
ond quarter in Nease's 63-3
blowout victory. A helmet to
the knee sent Stachitas to the
sideline.
"Getting hurt was really my
fault," the QB said afterward. "I
should have just run out of
bounds. But it seems fine right
now. I think I'll be all right."
While Stachitas sat on the
bench with an ice pack
strapped to his leg for the
remainder of the half and got a
ride to the locker room on a


cart, he was walking around on
the sideline in the third and
fourth quarters.
"He says it's not too bad and
if this was a playoff game or a
championship game I'm sure
he would have been fighting
me to get back in there,"
Panthers head coach Craig
Howard said following Friday's
win. "We're lucky to have
[backup quarterback] Tyler
Weir, and he came in and kept
up the attack on offense."
Howard can afford to be cau-
tious with star signal-caller
Stachitas. The game against St.
Augustine is meaningful for
residents of St. Johns County,
but has no impact on either
team's postseason aspirations
since the two schools compete
in different districts and state
classifications.
"It'll be a full house. It'll be
standing room only," Howard
said of this Friday's game
against the Yellow Jackets. "It'll
be what high school football in
St. Johns County is all about.
"I just wish it was on nation-


al television so the entire coun-
try could see it."
Nease football is prohibited
by the Florida High School
Athletic Association from
appearing in televised games as
part of a restrictive probation
placed on the program follow-
ing accusations last fall that
inducements were offered'to a
transfer player and his father.
Nease has disputed the charges
and the initial six-year proba-
tionary period'was reduced.
As for the game itself, a
Panthers-Yellow Jackets dust-up
on the gridiron always manages
to cause fireworks and has fre-
quently come down to a final
play or two. Nease earned a 24-
21 road victory last year.
This year, Howard promises
fans at Panther Stadium will be
entertained.
"I'm going to leave here
tonight and draw up some con-
troversial plays, and put in a
bunch of controversial plays,"
the coach said on Friday. "That
will keep it interesting for the
fans and sports writers."


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SPORTS EDITOR

Nease High earned its first
district win of the season over
visiting Ridgeview last Friday
night in a game that was even
more lopsided than the 63-3
final score would indicate.
The Panthers put points on
the scoreboard in five of their
first six possessions and spread
the wealth around: Seven dif-
ferent players had touchdowns
in the rain-splashed contest.
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"We decorated our home
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spreads, bench covers, cornice boards, decorative pil-
lows, duvet covers, headboards, ottomans, pillow shams,
table cloths, table toppers, upholstery, valances, and
panels. "\'e can make anything from a simple design to
the most elaborate," Dennis said. "Sunny has been
sewing and designing for the past 22 years."
In addition to being a fabric store, P.S. Fabrics is a full-
line Hunter Douglas Priority Dealer, offering a full line of
Hunter Douglas products and a full line of drapery hard-
ware.
P.S. Fabrics is the only fabric store in Jacksonville that
carries only first-quality fabrics and no seconds. While
offering first-run quality fabrics and trims, their prices
are very competitive.
At P.S. Fabrics, Sunny and Dennis pride themselves on
offering fabrics that are not only top-quality but are also
different. "WVe have all types of resources the fabrics
you see in our store, an extensive library of additional
fabrics as well as our own private label," Dennis said.
P.S. Fabrics has everything you need from fabrics,
trims, pillow forms, lining and drapery hardware. If you
don't find what you're looking for at P.S. Fabrics,.Sunhy'.
and Dennis will help you find it.
P.S. Fabrics carries a full line of drapery hardware from
Kirsch, Graver, S & L, Paris Texas and many more.
Even with this huge selection, the store itself has more
of a boutique "feel." "O(ur customers say they like the
size of the store and how it's organized," Sunny said.
"Big isn't always better."
In fact, Sunny understands how customers can feel
overwhelmed in big fabric stores with aisles and aisles of
fabrics. She tells her customers who feel overwhelmed
when shopping for fabrics to do this: "Go in the store,
walk it once, look at all the fabrics and then go back and
walk it again to actually 'see' the fabrics and begin your


selection."
"Our store is smaller, different and easy to shop," she
said. "We have a lot of fabrics and a lot of books, but our
clients say it's a nice size store from which to choose."
P.S. Fabrics is also easy to shop because Sunny and
Dennis believe it's their responsibility to help clients
understand that different types of fabrics are more suit-
able for different situations. "The customer sees a picture
and says, oh I would like to have that 'look', so we help
educate them to which fabrics would be more suitable to
complete their finished design," Sunny said. "Few fabric
stores have the time, personnel and staff who are trained
to educate."
There's also no pressure at P.S. Fabrics. Some clients
want to purchase a nice fabric in the store and then sew
it themselves. That's fine. "I'll tell them exactly how to
do it, because I work with the fabrics and sew them ever
day," Sunny said. "Even if you change your mind about
doing it yourself and decide to hire a professional, I'm
happy to finish the project for you!"
P.S. Fabrics' delivery time is approximately four weeks
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FISHING




Last week's weather left Guana as the hot spot


Finally it appears we'll get
a break in the weather.
For the second week in a
row the only sure bet was a
trip to Guana. Reds and big
trout were netted all week.
Flounder are being pulled
out if the mud all along the
canal banks, around the pil-
ings in Mayport and, of
course, along any of our
rocks.
Our own Larry "Fishman"
Finch, Bruce Boyer and Bobby
McMillian won the I.N.S.
Inshore Flounder Tournament
last weekend. They teamed up
for a three flounder weight of
13 pounds. Their largest
flounder weighed in at six
pounds.
They caught a total of nine
flounder near the St.
Augustine Inlet using live fin-
ger mullet for bait. The
"Fishman" also visited the
Jacksonville Beach Pier last
week where he caught three
pompano and 30 whiting.
On the pier, other anglers
reported good catches of
whiting, big reds and pom-
pano.
Rick Hale, owner of Rick's
Bait and Tackle, caught his
limit of pompano using dead
shrimp for bait. There was
another king caught from the
end of the pier over the week-
end. It was caught with a live
spot and weighed 15 pounds.
Capt. Dave Sipler made two


WIMPY SUTTON
FISHING LEADER


trips to his favorite spots last
week. On the trip last Tuesday
with his guests he reports a
catch that included 10 trout
to twenty-five inches and lots
of mangrove snapper, croakers
and sea bass.
On Saturday Jim Hartley
and Stewart Velley fished with
Capt. Dave and caught four
drum, four trout, a pair of
flounder and a dozen croakers
and mangroves.
Jetty guide Fred Morrow .
and Dr. Robert Still used mud
minnows in the river near
Sisters Creek and caught 18
reds and two flounder.
Capt. George Strate took the
"Mayport Princess" and anx-
ious anglers to the party
grounds last Wednesday. They
returned to Mayport, and the
cleaning tables, with a big


cobia, 10 amberjack, three
snapper to 20 pounds, one
king and lots of beeliners.
David King and Mike Morris
were just two of the many
anglers'fishing Guana Dam
during the second northeaster
in two weeks. The high water
poured in and the big trout
and reds accumulated to feed.
Both Mike and David used
live finger mullet and caught
at least five reds and trout up
to four pounds.
Buck Gergley was another
Beach angler spotted at Guana
last Thursday. He caught five
reds and two flounder to five
and a half pounds.
Glenn Borthwick also got
his share of the red and floun-
der action. Glenn caught and
released five reds and and
caught three flounder.
Buck Gergley has also been
fishing from the jetties for
some excellent catches. On
one trip last week he used
small spots and finger mullet
to catch six flounder to seven
and a half pounds, four jacks
and a. pair of blues.
Rusty Borthwick with his
seven-year-old son Russell and
Tony Grey caught 18 flounder
on a trip last week. Most of
their flounder were caught on
mud minnows.
Veteran angler David Merry
and his friend are back in
action. They caught 15 floun-
der on a trip last week.
Good.Fishin'.


S. Photo submitted
Larry "Fishman" Finch and one of the nine flounder he, Bruce Boyer and Bobby McMillian caught
using live finger mullet at St. Augustine Inlet. The trio won the I.N.S. Inshore Flounder Tournament
last week.


SO SBE


Abdominal Class
A gut-grinding abdominal,
tightening workout guaran-
teed to strengthen abdominal
oblique muscles, improve pos-
ture and prevent lower back
injuries is available at Superior
Image Personal Fitness, locat-
ed behind the European Street
Cafe in Jacksonville Beach.
The fitness class is appropri-
ate for all fitness levels. Call
Jordan at 891-3631 for more
information.

Basketball League
The FHS Recreational CCoed
Basketball League will soon
:; begiti.Fcepting regisfationsr,
,P eagVde.i- Q;youngitehrn__ ,
Grades 3 throiigh 8, although
younger players capable of
shooting on a 10-foot basket
will also be allowed to play.
Game dates are Oct. 27,
Nov. 3, Nov. 17, Dec. 1, Dec. 8
and Dec. 15 with tournaments
to follow.
Registration takes place
Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m.
until 1 p.m.. Fee is $65 per
player and includes a jersey,
five regular season games and
a postseason tournament.
.For'more information, con-
tact Rich Banks or Corey
Jackson at Fletcher High
School 247-5905 ext. 156.

Beaches Basketball
League
A beaches basketball league
is open to boys and girls 3
years old through 5th grade.
The league starts December 29
and runs through Saturday,
March 1.
Play consists of an eight-
game season and all players
receive a T-shirt, trophy and
basketball.
For more information or an
application, visit beachesbas-
ketball.com or phone Tommy
Hulihan at 349-2611.

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

Christmas Sports
Camps
A sports camp will take place
at St. Paul's School during the
Christmas break. Camp will
take place in two sessions:
December 20-21 (cost is $50)
and Dec. 26-28 (cost is $75).
Campers will participate in
team sports and age-appropri-
ate activities like basketball,
flag football, kick ball, tag
games and more. On Fridays,
all campers will receive a T-
shirt, have pizza and go to
Beach Bowl for bowling.
For more information and
an application, visit beaches-
basketball.com or phone
Tommy Hulihan at 349-2611.

Fishing
Chris Henninger and Matt
Davis won the most recent
Xtreme Redfish Tournament


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Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback David Garrard has the team
off to a 3-1 start this season. The Jaguars take on the Houston
Texans at home on Sunday.


with a combined weight of
13.49 pounds and they caught
the biggest fish of the event, a
6.98-pound red. They won
$1,640.'
Fred Anson and Desi
Relaford won second place
with a combined total of 11.74
pounds, good for $630.
In third place were George
Atelevich and Larry Finch with
a catch of 11.17 pounds. They
won $260.
The next Xtreme
Tournament will take place
Oct. 13 at the Joe Carlucci
Boat Ramp. Phone George
Atelevich at 514-4829 for more
information.

Fitness Camps
Registration is now open for
Beach Girls Fitness,' an outdoor
fitness program for women of
all fitness levels.
The fitness camps involve
total body workouts designed
to help women lose weight,
gain energy, gain self esteem
and feel great.
Camps take place Monday,
Wednesday and Friday at 5:45
a.m., 6:45 a.m. and 7 a.m. at
various locations.
For more information phone
Pushpa Duncklee at 403-9568
or visit and register online at
'beachgirlsfitness.com.

Golf
The Nease High girls golf
team defeated Gainesville
Buchholz 181-188 Wednesday
to remain undefeated on the
season at 13-0.
Panthers No. 1 Catherire
O'Donnell was medalist after
carding a 1-under 34. Other
Nease scores included Coral
Nelson's 46, a 50 from Casey


Katz, 51 by Lauren Shields, a
52 from Jenna Gimbel and
Darrah Shields' 55.

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

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

Jaguars season tickets and
four-game mini-packs, featur-
ing the Monday night
matchup against the defending
Super Bowl champion
Indianapolis Colts, are also
still available.
For more information, fans
can visit jaguars.com or phone
633-2000 (press 2).

Pilates
Beaches pilates classes are
held at Hollie's Dancin' Dream
Studio. Classes are Tuesday to
Thursday from 9:15 a.m. until


10:15 a.m.
For more information visit
beachespilates.com or phone
234-0038.

Tennis
The Ponte Vedra Golf and
Country Club at Sawgrass will
offer tennis clinics for adult
beginners starting in October.
Weekday and weekend ses-
sions are available.
Each session will consist of
nine hours of group instruc-
tion at a cost of $90 per per-
son.
Weekday classes will take
place Thursdays from 9 a.m.
until 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 4, 11,
18 and .25, as well as Nov. 1
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S:WeekendrlIasses wilrtake,
place Saturdays from 11 a.m.
until 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 6, 13,
20 and 27, along with 3 and
10.
For more information con-
tact the Club at 285-6166 ext.
3.

Volleyball
Last weekend's end of season
First Coast Summer Blast
beach volleyball, tournament
was postponed due to red tide
and rainy weather along
SJacksonville Beach.
Following two postpone-
ments, the event has tentative-
ly been rescheduled for
Saturday, Oct. 13. Visit jack-
sonvillevolleyballclub.com for
more information or to regis-
ter for the tournament.


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Jacksonville Beach


Day High
Wed 8:09 am
Thu 8:47am
Fri 9:24am
Sat 10:01 am
Sun 10:37 an
Mon 11:16 am
Tue 11:57am

Pablo
Day High
Wed 9:21 am
Thu 9:57 am
Fri 10:32 am
Sat 11:06 am
Sun 11:41 am
Mon 12:18 pm
Tue 12:35 am


Low
2:02 am
2:39 am
3:13 am
3:46 am
4:19am.
4:52 am
5:29am


High
8:22 pm
8:59 pm
9:36 pm
10:12pm
10:50 pm,
11:29pm
None


Low
2:33 pm
3:13 pm
3:50 pLm
4:27 pm
5:04 pm
5:43 pm
6:27 pm


Creek Entrance
Low High Low
2:49am 9:32pm 3:18pm
3:23 am 10:07 pm 3:57 pm
3:54 am 10:42pm 4:34pm
4:23am 11:18pm 5:10pm
4:52am 11:55pm 5:45pm
5:23 am None 6:23 pm
6:01 am 12:58 pm 7:07 pm


TODAY
South winds 10 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a
light chop. Patchy dense
moT-~iig fog-With 'visibility 1
?NM or less.,near thg coast,
Isolated showers and thunder-
storms.

TONIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots
becoming west after midnight.
Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters
*a light chop. Isolated showers
and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
North winds 10 knots. Seas


High
8:52 am
9:28 am
10:03 am
10:37 am
11:12 am
11:49 am
.12:06 am


High
10:59 am
11:37 am
12:14 pm
1226 am
1:02 am
1:40 am
2:19 am


Mayport
Low High
2:16 am 9:03 pm
2:50 am 9:38 pm
3:21 am 10:13pm
3:50 am 10:49 pm
4:19 am 11:26 pm
4:50 am. None
528am 12:29 pm

Palm Valley
Low High
4:18 am 11:12 pm
4:55 am ll:49pm
5:29 am None
6:02 am 12:51 pm
6:35 am 1:27pm
7:08 am 2:06 pm
7:45 am 2:47 pm


Low
2:45 pm
3:24 pm
4:01 pm
4:37 pm
5:12 pm
5:50 pm
6:34 pm


Low
4:49 pm
5:29 pm
6:06 pm
6:43 pm
7:20pm
7:59 pm
8:43 pm


2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a
light chop.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 16
knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Inland
waters a light chop.

FRIDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet. Inland waters
a moderate chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters
a moderate chop.


Information from AccessWeather.com and
National Oceamc & Atmospheric Administration

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Girls at increased risk


for sports concussions


There has been a lot of
attention this year on
concussions in football,
with much of the focus on the
NFL.
ESPN, NBC, HBO, and FOX
have all done features on the
long-lasting effects of concus-
sions, such as premature aging
of the brain, chronic depres-
sion, and early Alzheimer's
disease. Recognition and treat-
ment of not only the profes-
sional athlete, but also the
high school football player
has widely discussed.
And while football may
have the most concussions in
high school sports, a new
study has shown that girls
competing soccer and basket-
ball are actually more suscep-
tible to concussions than boys
are in the same sports.
According to an Ohio State
University study just pub-
lished in the Journal of
Athletic Training, female high
school soccer players sus-
tained concussions 68 percent
more often than did boys.
Female concussion rates in
high school basketball were
almost three times higher
than among boys.
What is also very concern-
ing is that girls consistently
took longer for their symp-
toms to resolve, and if their
diagnosis escaped detection, a
return to play too soon could
have lead to more serious
injury.
A concussion is a brain
injury which occurs most
commonly after a forceful
impact. The impact causes the
brain to actually shift and
then bang into the skull. This
can cause brain bruising, tear-
ing of blood vessels, and
injury to the brain cells. This
causes a temporary loss of


GREGORY
SMITH, M.D.
CONTRIBUTOR

normal brain function.
Signs of a concussion
include feeling dazed, dizzy
and confused. Memory loss,
nausea, vomiting, sensitivity
to light and headaches are
common.
More advanced symptoms
include blurred vision, slurred
speech and ongoing confu-
sion.
After publication of the
Ohio State study, The New
York Times featured a story of
soccer player Hannah Stohler.
Sixteen-year-old Hannah is
now ten months removed
from her third concussion,
and still cannot remember
how to play the piano she
once mastered, and cannot
remember things that she has
just read.
She continues to suffer from
headaches and dizziness and
depression, a condition
known as post-concussion
syndrome. She was injured
on two separate occasions
when her head hit the
ground, and the third when
she slammed into another
player.
Interestingly, the study did
not find that heading the ball.


was a significant risk factor for
concussions.
It should be obvious now
that concussions are not just
"a guy thing" but some
experts fear that even trained
medical professionals may
overlook the symptoms sim-
ply because of the athlete's
sex. The exact cause or reason
for this discrepancy is not
known.
A couple of primary theories
have surfaced as to why it is
that girls may show more con-
cussions. Some believe that
the numbers may be skewed,
for females may be more like-
ly to report their injuries than
boys.
Others suggest that girls'
neck muscles are less devel-
oped than boys', providing
less shock absorption during
impact, and more force trans-
mission to the head.
A player who sustains a con-
cussion should not return to
play for a least one week after
the resolution of symptoms
and should see a doctor for
further evaluation. A player
who returns to competition
too quickly and suffers anoth-
er concussion, known as
"Second Impact Syndrome" is
at significant risk for death
due to brain injury.
A University. of North
Carolina study directly related
17 deaths over a 13 year time
span to repeat concussion
injury.

This column is written to dis-
cuss issues regarding sports, .
medicine, and safety. It is not
intended to serve as a replace-
ment for treatment by your regu-
lar doctor. 'Mail your questions
to Gregory Smith, MD -
Sportsmedicine, 1250 S. 18th
Street, Suite 204, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32034.


Pioneer of women's running returns to the beach


r e two girls stood nerv-
ously on the starting line
Sof the race. These days
you would think nothing of it.
But the.yeaiWas lOhS .indt thi
event was the thlld i-1nning of
the Jacksonville Beach 5-Mile
Race.
Not only had no girls run in
the race before, there were vir-
tually no women runners. In
1968 it just wasn't done.
The race, founded by
Fletcher High School cross-
country coach, Ron Popell,
and organized through the
Jacksonville Beach Recreation
Department, was designed to
be a preseason pipe opener for
high school and college ath-
letes. No women were expect-
ed, for there were no girls'
cross-country or track pro-
grams at the time.
One of the girls, Beaches res-
ident Bobbie Jo Hunter, would
not only make history that day
but, as fate would have it, go
on to inadvertently pioneer
women's sports in Florida. In
addition, she was breaking one
of society's norms.
"I remember while growing
up being told that southern
girls did not do things like run-
ning. I remember the saying,
'girls don't sweat'", she
recalled.
As a student at Fletcher,
Hunter had run in some of the
summer "All-Comers" track
meets organized by coach
"Ronnie Pop," as she affection-
ately called him.
Hunter "secretly" prepared
herself for the Beach Run. "I
ran three miles at six a.m.
every morning on the beach in
my bare feet," she recalled. '
Also running with her was
her friend and fellow Fletcher
student, Glenna MacKey.
The race, held on a blistering
August day, began at noori.


Bobbie Jo Hunter


Beach Run history book. A few
ounces of water stood between
Bobbie Jo Hunter and fame
and glory.
In 1969, she graduated from
Fletcher then enrolled in the
; .i J i tni of ,FTcla. She kept
iruning, despite no women's


BOB FERNEE
RUNNING/FITNESS


The race field was small but
the course along the beach
from Hanna Park to Jax Beach
was packed with swimmers
and sun-worshippers. It wasn't
long before spectators observed
something unusual in the race:
'A woman.
"Glenna was walking and
running but I was running
pretty hard from the start. I
didn't want to walk any of it,
so I was out in front of her.,"
Hunter said. "There were all
sorts of characters on the
beach and when they realized I
was a girl they were yelling all
kinds of things, having fun
and trying to hand me a beer"
Hunter was all set to become
the first woman to finish the
Beach Run when her euphoria
came to an abrupt end. Just
100 yards from the finish line
she collapsed from heat stroke.
Hallucinating, she made her,
way to the surf where she
knew she could cool off.
She made it into the water
but collapsed again, this time
blacking out in the ocean.
Luck was on her side; she
awoke in the Lifeguard Tower
wearing an oxygen mask with
paramedics standing over her.
"I was fortunate; I could
have drowned, or died of heat
stroke," she recalled.
"I never understood
the importance of
hydrating or what
might happen. In
S those days they did-
S n't have water sta-
tions on the course.
I could see during
the race that I had
quit sweating but I
really didn't know
what it meant.
"Once I blacked
out, I couldn't
remember a thing. I
don't know how I
got to the Red Cross
station. What really
upset me was when
they told me that I
didn't finish the
race."
Her pal, Glenna
MacKey, made it
though and took
her place in the


cross-country or track pro-
grams.
"Out of the 34,000 or so stu-
dents at the time there were,
no women runners at all," she
remembered.
The University of Florida
was not unique; with the
exception of the Tennessee
.State "Tinkerbelles," no south-
ern universities had women's
running programs. Women
had tennis, golf and swim-
ming but cross-country and
track were male-dominated
bastions.
Gators' coach Jimmy Carnes
encouraged Hunter to train
with the UF boys team.
Carnes, along with assistant
coach, grad student Roy
Benson, knew what they were
doing: They wanted to coerce
Hunter into running one of
the two Open events in the
next UF "Florida Relays" track
meet set for March 1970.
Their plan was simple: Put a
, UF woman on the UF track in
a UF meet and maybe other
UF wotnen would follow.
Officially, Hunter would have
to run for her club, Florida
Track Club, rather than UF,
since the university had no
team for women.
Hunter had two choices:
The 100-yard dash (which was
far too fast and therefore quite
unsuitable) and the steeple-
chase, an event she knew.
absolutely nothing about.
The steeplechase is a man
killer: 3,000 yards of high,
heavy, unyielding wooden
hurdles and a deep water
jump.
Bobbie Jo was so small that
she could not jump up on the
hurdles and push off with her
feet in the usual manner; she
had to grab the top rail with
her hands and vault her way
over.
She warmed up on the
drenched track in a raincoat
and her bare feet ("there were
no running shoes small
Enough for me"), as Frank
Shorter stood by holding the
starting gun.
"When I removed the rain-
coat people in the stands start-
ed yelling, 'it's*a girl!', but
once I started running they
were with me," she said.
Her comical, unorthodox
hurdling technique amused
the crowd. Laughter rained
down from the stands as she
landed in the deep end of the
water jump, which she made
look more like a swimming
pool.
"I nearly drowned," she


laughingly remembers.
Hunter was the world's first
female steeplechaser and con-
sequently became the .
women's steeplechase world
record holder.
It was the era of Women's
Lib'and some tried to equate
Hunter's running to the move-
.ment but she said, "I ran
because I enjoyed it, I felt pas-
sionate about it, Nothing
else."
While at UF, Hunter served
as one of the guinea pigs test-
ing a new, revolutionary elec-
trolyte drink later known as
Gatorade.
In 1981, Hunter returned to
UF to begin a Masters Degree
in Rehabilitative Counseling.
Upon her return, Roy Benson
lauded. Hunter's landmark
steeplechase, saying that her
race.had such an impact that
it started the UF women's run-
ning programs.
Also in 1981, the universi-
ty's paper, The Florida
Alligator, ran a retrospective
story, "Ten Years of UF Women
in Sports." Hunter's face was
selected for the cover.
Hunter ran a medical clinic
in Papua, New Guinea in 1985
and 1986, tending patients
with malaria, tuberculosis and
even leprosy. She also ran on
the New Guinea women's
national cross-country team.


During 1989 and 1990, she
was in China teaching English
in a medical college.
In 1991, while cycling in
Seattle, tragedy struck. A terri-
ble accident left her with a dis-
located ankle Int a leg broken
in eight places. After three sur-
geries she was told she would
never run again, in fact she
would be lucky to walk.
But Bobbie Jo fought back
by stretching and staying in
shape with inline skating and
yoga. She made such an amaz-
ing recovery that years later
she climbed Mt. Ranier and


Mt. Kilimanjaro.
"Two years ago a little voice
in my head told me to go back
to the beach," she says today.
"That little voice has never
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Family Fun Fest


The fourth annual Family Literacy Fest at the .
University of North Florida will be held from 1-4
p.m. Oct 21. UNF's Child Development Research
Center ICDRC) and the LINF Nature Trails host
the event, the focus at which is on literacy and
nature. There will be activities for all ages. Special
guests include opera singer .lim Goodell and Bella
Voce, presenting "Story Styles," and Gigi Morales
David, author of "lust Mollv and Me Suggested
donations are 3/hchild. $5/jdult or $lO/entire farn i-
ly. For information, contact Jan Goschke at 004-620-
2372 (Monday-friday) or jgoschke@'unf.edu. Also,
visit www.unf.edu/dept/cdrc/FFW/about.html.


Wednesday, Oct. 10
Ladies Auxiliary: The Ladies
Auxiliary of Greater Beaches
VFW Post 3270 meets at 7 p.m.
at 915 8th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach. Members are encour-
aged to bring a guest. For infor-
mation, call 249-7360.

Newcomers of the Beaches:
Newcomers of the Beaches, an
organization for women new
to the area, holds its monthly
luncheon at 11 a.m. at Casa
Marina Hotel, 691 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. John and
Joan Dubois will teach line
dancing at the event. The price
for the luncheon is $20. Call
Bonnie Lynch at 821-9002 for
information.

Ribault Garden Club: The
Ribault Garden Club begins its
2007-2008 Fun with Flowers
with "Harvest Happenings" at
10 a.m. Frances Morrow of
Kuhn's of Ponte Vedra Beach.
leads a demonstration and
hands-on workshop. The cost
of the program is $15, and
attendees must bring clippers.
For reservations, call 223-3933.

Thursday, Oct. 11
.Beaches Chamber Division:
The Beaches Division of the
Jacksonville Chamber of
Commerce's monthly lunch-
eon will be held from 12-1:30
p.m. at Sawgrass Country Club,


10034 Golf Club Dr., Ponte
Vedra Beach. The lunch offers
speed networking games aimed
at maximizing exposure and
increasing one's web of con-
tacts. The event costs $15 with
a reservation or $20 at the
door. To RSVP, call 904-249-
3868 or respond to
Beaches@MyJaxChamber.com

Holland Speaks to GOP:
Duval County Supervisor of
Elections Jerry Holland speaks
at the regular monthly meeting
of the Republican Club of the
Beaches, to be held at the
Adele Grage Community
Center, 716 Ocean. Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. The evening
begins with a 6:30 social, fol-
lowed by a 7 p.m. meeting. For
information, call club vice
president Scott Chestnut at
536-7671.

Kiwanis Club: The Kiwanis
Club of Jacksonville Beaches
meets at 12 p.m. at Selva
Marina Country Club. The
speaker is Rick Wheat, whose
program will be World Traveler
and Venture Capitalist. The
cost for non-members is $15.
For information, call club pres-
ident Neil Powell at 343-3571
or visit the club's website,
www.beacheskiwanis.com.

Friday, Oct. 12
Book Signing: Atlantic
Beach author and First Coast,


Gallery artist Kelley Loughran
signs her second book, "The
Keeper," from 7-9 p.m. at First
Street Gallery, 216-B First St.,
Neptune Beach. The story is
based on a lighthouse that
Loughran stayed in with her
family. For information, call
the Gallery at 241-6928 or visit
www.firststreetgalleryart.com.

Depression Glass:
"Depression Glass" will be the
topic as Elaine Palmer, Pete
Lacomb and Sue Holley make a
"Noon Break" presentation at
the Beaches Branch Library,
600 Third St., Neptune Beach.
Noon Break is a monthly pro-
gram of the Friends of the
Beaches Branch Library. The
program is free and open to the
public. For information, call
the Beaches Branch Library at
241-1141.

Saturday, Oct. 13
Beach Volleyball: Is third
time the charm? The
Jacksonville Volleyball Club's
final beach volleyball tourna-
ment of the season, originally
scheduled for .Sept. 29 and
then rescheduled to Oct. 6, will
be given another shot Oct. 13.
That day's forecast is for good
weather. The tournament will
be held adjacent to the
Jacksonville Beach pier. Check-
in will be at 8 a.m. For infor-
mation, visit www.jack-
sonvillevolleyball.com.


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Jan Flager, executive director at Mission House in Jacksonville Beach, shakes hands with Baptist
Medical Center Beaches administrator Mark Slyter, at right, Monday following a check presenta-
tion for $10,000. The hospital donated the funds to benefit Mission House's medical clinic for the
indigent. Also shown, from left, are Mission House president Phil Burnaman, medical director Dr.
Robert DePadna, and clinic coordinator Dorothy Quinn.




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

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

Family Fun Hour: Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
(GTMNERR) hosts a Family Fun
Hour the third Wednesday of
each month. Children ages 3 to
10 must be accompanied by a
parent. Participation is free, but
registration is required. All
materials will be supplied.
Contact the GTMNERR at 904-
823-4500.

Man to Man: Man to Man's
final meeting at Baptist Beaches
will be at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 in
Conference Room A. Man to
Man is an education and sup-
port program for people dealing
with or interested in learning
about prostate cancer. For infor-


mation call the American
Cancer Society at 249-0022.

Sons of Italy: Sons of Italy
Beaches Lodge 2821 conducts
its general meeting at 7:30 p.m.
the third Wednesday of every
month at the Adele Grage
Cultural Center, 716 Ocean
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. A social
time starts at 6:30 p.m. For
information, call 904-242-4929.

Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra: Toastmasters of Ponte
Vedra meets from 7:30-8:45 a.m.
in the administration building
of the'Ponte Vedra Inn and
Club. For more information, call
Michael Steele at 904-910-1982.

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

Thursday
Kiwanis Beaches: Kiwanis


Club of Jacksonville Beaches
meets at 12 p.m. at Selva Marina
Country Club, 1600 Selva
Marina Dr., Atlantic Beach. Visit
www.beacheskiwanis.com for
information.

Overeaters: Anonymous:
Overeaters Anonymous meets at
7 p.m. every Thursday at
Coastal Baptist Church (Rear),
750 Girvin Road. For informa-
tion, call 220-2939.

Friday
Exchange Club: The
Exchange Club of the
Jacksonville Beaches meets each
week from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at
Selva Marina Country Club. To
join, contact Jack Morison at
904-318-7162

Ocean Waves Quilters: The
Ocean Waves Quilters meet at
10 a.m. the second Friday of the
month at Ponte Vedra
Presbyterian Church. The
groups makes quilts for Hospice.
For information, call Marylou
Seeger at 273-2796.

Recovery, Inc.: A mental
health support group, meets at
6:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Catholic
Church's Family Life Center,
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view & access to community boat slips &
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entire month of October! MLC Realty
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1ST TIME offered, Colorade Mountain
ranch. 35 acres- $49,900. Priced for quick
sale. Overlooking a majestic lake, beauti-
fully treed,360 degree mountain views, ad-
jacent to, national forest. EZ terms.
(866)353-4807.


MAYPORT- 1qtr. acre permitted for mo-
bile home w/existing home (poor condi-
tion); city water & septic; 966 Pioneer Dr.,
$59,000, 249-0346.
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ON OCEAN- REDUCED
Vista Del Mar Condo at Jax Bch. 1/1, new
appliances, W/D, pool. $298K. Ph.
(904)282-1131, c. 868-6338:
KY LAKE property sale! Wooded 1-2 acre
homesites. No time frame to build. Prices
start @ $19,900. Save 10% month of Oc-
tober! MLC Realty (800)301-5263
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LIMITED TIME offer 100% Financing Gat-
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$99,000. Call Now (8Q0)709-LAKE.
BEAUTIFUL NC Mountains Boone,
Blowing Rock, Banner Elk. Let the local
experts at MAP Realty find that perfect
property for you. (828)262-5655 or
www.maprealtyboone.com.
VILANO BEACH Lots- $214,900. Walk to
ocean and boat ramp. High & dry. For
details: Robert Upchurch, 238-1808. The
Real Estate Resource.
EAST OF 3RD
Neptune: 1 1/2 blocks to ocean, 50x110ft,
$419,900. S. Jax Bch: 1/2 block to ocean,
40x65ft, $375,000. Call 716-8455.
AWESOME INTRACOASTAL lot, Approx.
162x165 Located in Queens Harbor.
$695k. VIP Realty 962-6190.
JAX BEACH, Cleared fenced lot,
62.5x126, 3rd Ave. North, $140,000.
J.Eric Blanks Realty LLC, Licensed
Real Estate Agent. Call (904)233-9543.


1 MOTIVATED SELLER! Neptune Beach,
within three blocks of ocean. Over 2000sf.
reduced to $389,000. Call Jackson Lane-
hart c/o Keller Williams Realty, 910-6652.
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.
MAYPORT AREA, lease purchase, 194"
deep lot, boat/ RV area, split 4BR. New
porcelain floor tile, carpet, interior paint, all
appl. $6K towards buyer cost. $239,500.
Independent Brokers & Associates Inc.
247-4333 or 710-3111.
FSBO, NB, 3BR/2BA. Lovely beach home,
all white brick. Many updates and ameni-
ties, 2268sf. MLS#376506 $420,000,
1106 Hagler Dr..W. 241-6514, 655-7831.
Make Offer!.
WALK TO THE BEACH
3BR/ 2BA, 2 car gar., corner lot, scr.
porch, desirable Neptune Bch, street.
$389,000 (912)682-1463:
OPEN HOUSE-
NOCATEE/PONTE VEDRA
2472 sqft 4/3 w/pool, market value
$388,000. Priced to sell quick $349,900.
Don't miss Sun. 4-7pm 817 Derby Ln
(904)824-8237.

42 SAILFISH Dr, PVB. 1700sf. home,
with 3BR/2BA. New air/ New carpet. Large
remodeled Florida room. $289,900. Call
904-571-1111.
LAKES OF Summerville: Coastal South-
ern Charm $159,900. New home ideally
located near historic Charleston SC. 3
Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 9' ceiling, 2 car ga-
rage. Call Now! (800)639-5000 www.lake-
sofsummerville.com
CHARMING REMODELED 3/2 Jax Beach
home. New roof, A/C and plumbing,
442 15th Ave. North. 514-0728 514-0724,
246-9742.
REDUCED TO. sell! 4/2 home w/pool;
large den w/fireplace & new carpet over-
looking pool, $324,900. Call for more de-
tails, 509-7340 or 434-1976.
BEAUTIFUL WINDSOR Parke, 3BR/2BA.
14th hole, screened pool, lakeview,
FSBO, by appointment. $449,900.
(904)223-9139.
FSBO OR Lease Option. 3Bd 2.5Ba,
Lakefront, Quiet cul-de-sac, So. Jax Bch
1548 sq.ft. $284,900. Call before I list w/
Realtor. (813)919-8787.
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.
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ATLANTIC BCH like new luxury pool'
home. 4BR/3BA, 3000sf, listen to the
ocean and walk to the beach from this qui-
et neighborhood. Will consider lease/
lease purchase or 100% financing. $749K
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BEAUTIFUL RIPTIDE- 3/2/2, 1800sf,
granite, hardwood, lakefront, cul-de-sac.
335,880. Robert Candler, Bishop Realty
327-0558.

MUST SELL Oceanfront- Newer custom
built 5/4.5on ocean, 4725sf, office, tile,
wood floors, pool and spa, screened lanai,
hot tub, and private beach. $2.5M.
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. Lease pur-
chase or rent $2600/mo.
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..
Trees and Privacy- Bright and open
3/2 great room plan w/fireplace on a pri-
vate, conservation lot with room for a
pool! Oversized screened porch, new
windows and interior paint, termite bond,
tile floors, kitchen with bay window and
island, master w/french doors, garden tub
and his/hers vanities. $279,900.
Lovely Lakefront If you want to walk out
your backdoor and enjoy beautiful lake-
views, look no further! Spacious 3/2 brick
front built in 2001 with formal dining, cov-
ered patiO, open eat-in kitchen, tile floors,
breakfast bar, on over half an acre!
$229,000
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 $995/mo.
Adorable and Affordable- 3/2 on fenced
lot in Bentwater Place. Immaculate and
move-in ready, new carpet/paint, new vi-
nyl, all appliances, sprinkler/security.
$197,500.
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! $169K.
Phyllis Staines, Realtor
904-476-SOLD
www.pstaines.com
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
WALK TO BEACH/ SCHOOLS
3 or 4 bedrooms, 2 fully remodeled baths,
tile & hardwood floors throughout, approx.
1700sf. Lg corner lot, fenced backyard, 2
car garage w/ basketball court. $349,000.
241-7838.
SAVANNAH HIGHLANDS new home
$164,900: New home near historic Savan-
nah, Georgia: Three bedroom, two bath,
two car garage, screened porch. Coastal
living at an affordable price! '(888)499-
7575 www.savannahhighlands.com
S. JAX Bch, single family home on corner
double lot. 3/2, like new, remodeled inside
& out, dream kitchen, lux. master suite, liv-
ingroom w/ hardwood floors, family room
w/frplc. $499,000. Marie Farrell, Broker/
Associate, 742-8534 ReMax Coastal.
AT MAYO on canal, lease purchase 3/2/2,
$355,000. Independent Brokers & Associ-
ates Inc. 247-4333 or 710-3111.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3000sqft., 4/2.5, for-
mal living & dining, open floor plan,
screened pool, family neighborhood,
.$525,000, 422-0771.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, garage, $220,000
as is. All offers welcomed. 241-4403.
PVB, FSBO, 2/2, Player's Club, Bermuda
Court. $239,900. Seller will pay $3K clos-
ing costs. (904)710-8418.


JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, pool, fireplace,
$290,000. No realtors please.
(904)304-7982.
NEPTUNE BEACH, Summer Sands, 2BR/
2.5BA townhome. 1 car gar., new A/C, on
cul-de-sac. $239,000. 655-5990.


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sqft., 3/2, 1car garage, fenced yard, stone
fireplace, 2 decks, new roof, new siding,
screened porch, new plumbing. 5 blocks
to ocean. $389,900. (904)759-8860.
NEPTUNE BCH, No Closing costs, no
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ble 4 season climate. Enjoy low taxes &
low cost of living in top- rated cultural &
recreational location. Perfect vacation/ re-
tirement. Call now (886)334-3253 ext.
1344.

* PONTE VEDRA LANDING *
3BR/2BA, 1 car garage,. New roof, re-
plumbed, light & bright open floor plan.
Corner lot & fenced backyard for more pri-
vacy. Possible lease purchase. $199,999.
Remax Advantage, call June Pettit 994-
3608. *
BUILD YOUR dream retirement home
Land starting at $79,900. On 18 hole
championship golf course. Home of Golf
Digest Schools. Blue Ridge Mtn setting,
comfortable 4 season climate. Enjoy low
taxes & low cost living in top- rated cultur-
al & recreational location. Perfect for vaca-
tion/retirement. Call now (865)334-3253
ext. 1336.


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PALM HARBOR factory prices! Modulars,
mobiles, stilt homes. Call (800)622-2832.


N. JAX Beach- Charming 2BR/1BA, just
steps to ocean! Sunroom, wood floors,
WDHU! $1150/mo.. All South Realty,
241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1332 Main St.,
2BR/1.5BA duplex, $800/mo., 891-0606.
NEPTUNE BEACH Townhome,
2BR/1.5BA, No Pets, $900/mo.
(904)237-9375.


ATLANTIC BEACH
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, clean
and move in ready, balcony, 2BR, WDHU,
great parking. $985/mo. 280-2805.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, newly renovated
apartment, W/D. Available now. $800/mo
+deposit. 201 No. 9th St., For appoint-
ment, 993-2661.
2BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE, Mayport Land-
ing, large back yard, $850/mo., $850 de-
posit. 465-4855, 246-6689.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
247-1417.
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
Efficiency, $650/mo. 1BR/1BA, $750/mo.
water included. 241-9822.
2BR/1BA, W/GARAGE. 2-story, 2 blks to
ocean. $900/mo. +elec. 1900 S. 2nd St.
JB. 234-5660,


PONTE VEDRA- 3BR/2BA condo w/club JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA house, 2BR/2BA
pool & more! $1150/mo.. All South Realty, apartment, $85Q/mo. each, 881-8540.
241-4141.ATLANTIC BEACH- Oceanside
ATLANTIC BEACH- Oceanside,


2BR/1BA, BEACHSIDE townhome, 2BR/2BA condo w/club pool, just steps to
NEPTUNE BCH, 4/2, 3 BLOCKS TO fireplace, W/D, all amenities. 3624 Ocean beach! $1100/mo. All South Realty,
OCEAN. MAKE OFFER. RECORDED Drive, JB. $1300/mo. (904)241-5816, 241-4141.
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PVB- OCEAN Grove, 2BR/2BA, garage,
beach access, lake view, 1070sf. FSBO
$199,500. 904-221-8458.
OCEAN FRONT- JAX BEACH
Price reduced. FSBO, 2/2 remodeled con-
do, 1200sf, 1901 No. 1st St. New hurri-
cane windows/ doors, pool, sauna, whirl-
pool, tennis, gym, on site manager, ga-
rage space. $469,900. Call Steve,
(904)241-5434.
WATERFRONT, BRAND new, 3BR/3BA
w/boatslip. Darien, GA, 1 hour frotn Jack-
sonville. $299,000. McGuire Mortgage.
246-9915.
OCEAN FRONT
THE SANDPIPER
2/1 top floor, corner unit, tiled balcony with
reat views. Elevator, pool and storage,
349,000. Owner/Agent. 887-7053.
PONTE VEDRA Bch, on canal, top floor
1BR 1BA, 1 car garage. All amenities, gat-
ed comm., very nice. $172,900. Finance
terms avail. (850)933-7200.
ICW CONDO/ DOCK
Price reduced. 2/2 remodeled condo,
1440sf, 14750 Beach Blvd.Assigned float-
ing pier- accommodate 45ft boat at low
tide. Pool, clubhouse, waterfront gazebo.
Best price on intracoastal, $309,900. Call
Steve, (904)241-5434.
WOLF CREEK, 2BR/2BA, ground level,
s/s appliances, W/D $159,900. Seller will
pay $3000 towards closing costs. Grace
Ellis, Owner/ agent. All Pro Realty Spe-
cialists Inc. (904)655-7923.
PVB, 2/2, Summerhouse, new, bottom
level, pool, W/D. $204,900. (904)710-8418
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome.
2BR/2BA w/bonus room, hew carpet,
CH&A, fenced yard. Near ocean and Han-
na Park. 1158 Songbird Lane. $114,900.
280-2728, excellent rental history Iv. msg.
PVB, TOWNHOUSE CONDO, lakefront,
private, 2BR/2.5BA, all upgrades including
new kitchen. Strategic location. $205K.
Call 280-8782.
PONTE VEDRA, 1BR/1BA, oversized at-
tached one car garage; travertine stone
floor, new kitchen cabinets w/granite
counters, vaulted ceilings, 12'x16' wood
.deck, $159,900, 463-0505.


2BR/2BA, 1400 sf Oceanview Condo. Un-
der $400KI OPEN HOUSE 9/22,
2pm-4pm. 400 1st St. S.. Also for rent.
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JAX BEACH, 4 blocks to water, 416 3rd
Ave. So., 3BR/2.5BA, CH&A, WDHU,
$1250/mo., 891-0606.
JAX BEACH, spacious, 3BR/1BA, CH&A,
W/D. $1190/mo. 655-5367 or 803-3099.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA town-
house, close to ocean. W/D included. Very
nice. $975/mo. 219-2481.
NEWLY RENOVATED 2BR/1.5BA PVB
condo. End unit, in 5-star complex. Living-
room w/fireplace, dining room, fully equip-
ped kitchen, w/brand new appliances in-
cluding. washer/dryer. 1st floor powder.
room, 2BR/1BA on .2nd floor w/deck off
master bedroom. Large closets. Small
pets permitted. $1045/mo. Contact Ronnie
at Explore Realty: email:
explorel23@bellsouth.net or (904)722-
0909.
JAX BEACH, 4 blocks to ocean, clean,
2BR/1BA, CH&A, ceiling fans, dishwash-
er, NO PETS. $775/mo. +$675/sec. dep.
Immediate occupancy. Ref's and credit
check required w/$25' application fee.
614 4th St. N. 254-7644.
SAWGRASS CC,. Northgate, 2BR/2BA,
2100sf., 2 car garage. Fireplace. Water to
golf view. $1800/mo. 'Call Susan
(904)514-7150.
BRAND NEW executive townhome.
Oceanview, 2/2, CH/A, hardwood floors,
stainless steel, granite. Credit check. No
pets. $1250/mo. 514-8530.
JAX BEACH, upstairs, 2BR/1BA, eat-in
kitchen, CH&A, WDHU, 900sqft., deck,
427-B No. 6th St., $900/mo, +$900 depos-
it: Pets allowed w/deposit. 993-8597
SOUTH VILANO Beach, 2BR/2BA town-
-house, private beach access, $950/mo.
Call Elizabeth, 415-5454.
3BR/ 2.5BA townhouse, 1/2 block from
ocean. Atl Bch. Gar., $1650/mo. Call Rich
476-8521.
2BR/1BA APT., brand new wood floors,
brand new kitchen/ bathroom cabinets
w/corian countertops. Unbelievably beauti-
ful place. Must see to appreciate. 822 2nd
Ave. N., JB. $900/mo. +deposit. No pets.
Credit check. 246-3690, 333-1822.
OCEANVIEW, NEW luxury 3BR/2BA
condo at Pier Pointl Amenities incl. pool,
granite countertops & more! $1750/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
JAX BCH, 2/1 apt., quiet area, $700/mo
plus deposit. No pets. Avail. Nov. 1st.
.246-91 62, ext. #1
NrEPTUN BEACH, 2BR/2BA, 3 blocks to
ocean. WDHU. $850/mo. (904)742-6423.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2BA townhome,
3 blocks to town center, 4 blocks to beach.
WDHU. $1025/mo. (904)742-6423.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Courtyards, 2/2, ce-
ramic tile, WDHU $875/mo. TDO Mgmnt.
246-1125.
WALK TO BEACH
2/1 townhouse, W/D included, CH&A, ce-
ramic tile, approx. 900sf.1320 4th St.. S.,'
Unit C, Jax Bch. No pets. $825/mo,
$825/sec. dep. (904)343-9908.
JAX BEACH
211 N. 8th St., 1BR/1BA; no dogs.
$625/mo.
Security deposit equal 1/2 month.
Broker/ Owner, 249-8766
4 BLOCKS to ocean, 220 4th St. S.
$585/mo. 904-891-0606.


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on lake, remodeled, $950/mo. (furnished
optional). (904)860-1690.
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
garage, excellent condition. Minimum
6 month lease. $1350/mo. (904)571-3877.
EAST OF 3rd, JB, 1BR in triplex, 750sqft.;
in-ground pool, all ceramic tile. Credit/
background checks. $815+ water includ-
ed, parking. 247-3191.
WALK TO beach, 208-214 10th Ave. No.,
2BR, $800/mo;1BR,. $575/mo; laundry
room in building. Credit check. No pets.
514-8530.
ATLANTIC BCH 2BR/1BA, fenced back-
yard with pets allowed, $750/mo.
813-9066i
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 4 blocks ocean.
CH&A, painted, new carpet. No pets.
246-0576.
NEW. COZY 1BR, deck w/ocean view,
CH&A. Water, sewer, garbage included.
Credit check. No pets. $700/mo. 514-8530
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY in desirable
South Jax Beach. Bike to ocean from 1/-
1/2 bath, 2 bedroom town home with wood
burning fireplace. Kitchen has dishwasher
and refrigerator with icemaker, fully car-
peted thru out. Landscaped private 'patio
area. W/D hook ups. No dogs/ Non smok-
ers. $975/month- one year lease- deposit
and strong references required. Call cell
403-9297 or evenings 285-8325.
OCEAN VIEW Apartment 1BR/1BA.
CH&A, newly renovated, dishwasher,
microwave. 127 7th Ave. N., Jax Beach.
No Pets. $895/mo. Lloyd (904)535-8844.
JAX BEACH, 1 block to ocean,
3BR/1.5BA townhome, CH&A, patio &
deck, $1350/mo, $1000 deposit. Available
October, 520 So. 2nd St., 280-2728 leave
message.
ATLANTIC BCH, 3BR 2BA townhouse w/
fenced yard & parking. 2877 Sandcastle
Ln. (cul-de-sac) in Mayport Landing. Close
to Navy base, Hanna Park &.Wonderwood
Expwy. Avail 10/1. $825/mo., $800/dep.,
lyr lease. Call (904)226-8540.
NEPTUNE BCH 2BR/1.5BA, renovated
2005, fenced back yard, credit check,
$950/mo. (904)221-5833.
NORTH JAX Beach, 2BR/1BA upstairs, 1
year lease, no pets. No W/D hookup,
$800/mo., $800/dep. 329-3 North 14th
Ave. Call1591-1218 or 246-8970. :--,
ONE BLOCK TO OCEAN
New 2/2 Jax Beach condo. Stainless/
granite. W/D. $1295/mo., 241-5564.


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NEPTUNE BEACH Townhome;
3BR/2.5BA, 2 car garage, Ig private yard,
$1300/mo. Rent to Own. Call 992-0588
Sellstate Performance Realty
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave. South,
2BR/1BA. $800/mo. (904)891-0606.
JUST STEPS to ocean, 2BR/1.5BA town-
house, upgraded kitchen. $1300/mo. Con-
tact Nelson 613-7431.
DEERFIELD LAKES, 2 & 3BR's,
fireplace, WDHU, starting at $750/mo.
Lewis Realty, Inc. (904)291-7229.'
OCEAN VIEW
1BR mwgeal ocean .yiews,..tile, floors
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JAX BEACH, 1/1 upper, 1 block beach,
$795/mo +$500 deposit water included;
military/ senior discount. Small pets OK.
1718 No. 1st St., #1, 708-0731.

BEACHES
1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $590/mo. & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
JAX BCH, 2/1, lower, carpet, WDHU
$900/mo. TDO Mgmnt. 246-1125.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA condo, East of
A1A! $950/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
LARGE I bedroom. Ev .c-enI localnr,i-
blocks to ocean. Very-clean. No-: Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
ATLANTIC BEACH. Ground floor 1BR
private in-law suite in newer upscale
house. Kitchen, living room, dining area,
washer/dryer, deck, carport, central air,
ceiling fans, cable+ HBO, alarm, central
vac., no smoking, utilities included, 300 ft.
to beach. Small pet OK. $1095/mo.
(904)607-1177.
NEAR PONTE Vedra, 1 block beach,
quiet safe area, upper 2/1, office, CH&A,
hardwood floors, deck, ocean view, wash-
er & dryer included, $1250/mo. Lower 2/1
$950/mo, lease deposit, 993-1118.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 227 Magnolia, 2/1,
carpet/ tile, garage, $1100/mo. TDO
Mgmnt. 246-1125.
JAX BEACH townhouse. 187 South 8th
Ave. 2 blocks to Ocean, 2BR/2.5BA,
1500sf, 1-car garage, no pets. $1350/mo.
223-9789.


10 BLKS FROM OCEAN
Atl Bch townhouse- 2 or 3 bedrooms.
1509 & 1507 Jordan St. $750/mo &
$850/mo. No smoking. No pets. Now ac-
cepting Section 8. 855-3288.

ATLANTIC BEACH 3/2.5 TH, 3 biks from
beach & Twn Cntr. Remodeled kit. w/ ss
appl., 2 car gar., FP, scr. patio, CH/A.
$1750/mo. Agent/ owner 349-1864.
FOR RENT OR SALE. PVB 3BR 2.5BA
1800+sf. (904)571-8586.


NICE 4/BR house w/pool and fenced back
yard, off San Pablo Rd. near schools.
$1400/mo. 568-8745.
ATLANTIC BEACH, brand new, 309 9th
St., 3 story townhome w/elevator,
4BR/4BA, 3300sqft., teak floors through-
out, 2+ car garage; 2 blocks to beach,
$2800/mo. Call 424-7204.
PVB/ SOLANO Cay 3BR/2.5BA,new tile
carpet, A/C. Available now. $1350/mo.
285-2952.
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA, newer
house, 1850sf. $1200/mo. 992-0940.
PONTE VEDRA- 4BR/2.5BA home in con-
venient area! Club pool, tennis & more! 2
car garage! $1400/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
MARSH LANDING CC, executive home
in private golf community. 3BR/3BA, neu-
tral and tasteful upgrades, fireplace,
wooded back yard, $2295/mo. Will sell al-
so. 537-4083.
NEPTUNE BEACH, beautifully restored
2BR/1BA beach cottage, located 1.5
blocks to ccean at 214 South Street.
CH&A, Berber carpet, tile kitchen & bath,
laundry room, storage garage, fenced
yard and much more, $1295/mo, $1295
security deposit. No smoking. No pets.
246-8911, 704-1751
NORTH JAX Beach, 3BR/1BA, close to
schools and beach. 1755 8th St. N.
$1200/mo. 249-0231.
OCEANFRONT, S. Ponte Vedra, 3/2, me-
ticulously kept. $3550/mo. (904)993-4011.
3BR/2BA, BEACH House, available 11/1,
1113 Hibiscus, Atl. Beach. $1100/mo.
(904)803-6310.
3/2, BRAND new kitchen and baths, fire-
place, privacy deck, 2 car garage, new
roof, 1632sf., wooded neighborhood,
quick walk to beach. $1600/mo. 853-6467.
AT MAYO on canal, lease purchase, 3/2/2
$1300/mo. Independent Brokers & Associ-
ates Inc. 247-4333 or 710-3111.
JAX BEACH. 37th Ave. S. 1/2 block
ocean, 3BR/2BA, $1550/mo. (904)910-
1108, (919)358-0244.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1BA, CH&A,
painted, carpeted, WDHU, fenced yard.
246-0576
NEAR MAYO, short term rental, 3/2, fur-
nished or unfurnished. Starting at
$1500/mo. Independent Brokers & Associ-
.ates Inc. 247-4333 or 710-3111.


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VERY NICE home, Jax Beach, CH&A, ATLANTIC BCH Seaplace, lovely 2/2, OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
WDHU, garage, in-ground pool. steps to ocean, furnished/ unfurnished nished homes & condos! From $700 per
$1500/mo. 891-0606. $1200/mo. (904)887-5005. week! All South Realty, 241-4141.


JAX Beach- 3BR/1.5BA, just 7 blocks to
ocean! Equipped kit & more! $1075/mo.
All South Realty, 241-4141.
PONTE VEDRA- nice, clean, 3BR/2BA,
garage, very private, maintenance free,
pets ok, $1200/mo. 241-4750.
JAX BEACH, nice 3/1, 908 12th St. No.,
$1100/mo. +deposit, 242-0544.
ATLANTIC BCH 3/2 townhouse, breakfast
bar, fireplace, appliances, screened patio,
private fenced yard, lots of storage. Avail-
able 11/1, $1300/mo. 373-0492.


LIVE AT THE BEACH THIS WINTER!!
Furnished 3BR/2BA condo in
"SEAPLACE", Atlantic Beach, 901 Ocean
Boulevard. Just steps from the sand and
9 blocks from town center, with a pool and
patio. $1699/mo. including utilities and ba-
sic phone and cable. Available until March
1st. (904)247-1049 or (904)608- 4325.
RENT TO OWN, AB, 1BR/1BA, block to
beach. $750/mo. (904)246-6758.


S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnisned, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www.rentjacksonvillebeach.com
OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
(904)249-8269.

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PROFESSIONAL WOMAN needs respon-
JAX BEACH 2BR/2BA, w/garage, fire- sible roommate, Nov. 1; 2BR/2.5BA PV
place, pool, fitness, new carpet, no pets. townhome, $450/mo +half utilities
$1100/mo., (904)246-8397. 631-8527.


KERNAN, VILLAS at Cross Creek, 3/2, PVB, 2/2 in Ocean Grove, first floor, lake
fireplace, garage. $1100/mo. TDO Mgmnt. view, W/D, beach access. All amenities.
246-1125. $1100/mo. 543-9725 or 881-1796.


ATLANTIC BCH- 3BR/2.5BA, Townhome,
Fenced backyard, frplc., laundry rm,
screened porch. No pets, $900/mo.
1929 Main St., 565-2763.


WOLF CREEK, 2BR/2BA, ground level,
s/s appliances, W/D $1100/mo. Grace El-
lis. All Pro Realty Specialists Inc.
(904)655-7923.


CYPRESS COVE, 3BR/2BA, 2' car ga- 2BR/2BA, MONUMENT RD. Townhome,
rage. New carpet and paint, fireplace, on lake, remodeled, $950/mo. (furnished
$1200/mo., 860-1756. optional). (904)860-1690.


3BR/3.5BA, 2300SF Townhome, 14th Ave
So & 2nd St. Jax. Beach, fully loaded, 2
years old, $1800/mo. Available immedi-
ately, 424-7204.
PV ADORABLE 3/2. No smoking/ pets.
$1300/mo. 246-3091.
ATL. BCH/ Oak Harbor, 1129 Sebago So.
3BR/2BA, all new, fenced. $1195/mo. Dis-
count for 2yr. lease. 612-8868.
WEST BEACHES, 4/2, $1200/mo., fire-
place, open floor plan. 12708 Aqua Surf
Road. Ready for occupancy. VIP Real-
ty, 962-6190.
S JAX BEACH- 3/2 beach home. CH/A,"
WDHU, Util. bldg./ workshop, fenced yard,
kids playground. Avail. 11/1, $1850/mo.
Call Sam 249-3403.
ATL. BCH/ Oak Harbor, 1232 Galapagos.
3BR/2BA, family room, carport, fenced.
$1295/mo. Discount for 2yr. lease.
612-8868.
JAX BEACH South. 822 14th Ave. Com-
pletely remodeled, 3BR/2BA, CH&A, W/D,
fenced yard. No pets. $1350/mo.
246-0478.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1BA, five blocks to
beach, $1250/mo. Pets negotiable.
612-9911
12226 Versailles St., near Beach Blvd.
and Kernan Blvd. Very private, quiet
neighborhood. 3/2, CH&A, WDHU, ceiling
fans, hardwood floors, fenced yard.
$950/mo. discounted rent, lyr. lease. No
pets. (904)993-1114.
JAX BEACH, 4BR/1.5BA New tiile, A/C,
plumbing, paint & landscaping. Fenced
backyard. Includes lawn service and W/D.
$1550/mo. 270-0808
VERY NICE 3BR 2BA house, Ig gar., new-
ly renovated. Convenient to Wonderwood
Expwy. 3217 Hampsted Ct. $1200/mo.
891-0606.
NEPTUNE BEACH, Summer Sands, 2BR
2.5BA townhome; 1 car garage, communi-
ty pool, $995/mo. 655-5990.
RIPTIDE- 3/2/2, 1800sf, cul-de-sac, lake
front, granite, hardwood,
candlerhomes.com (904)327-0558
$1795/mo
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
rage! Community pool, tennis & more!
Convenient to schools, shopping & beach!
$1150/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
PONTE VEDRA, single family home;
3BR/2.5BA, fireplace, fenced yard, 2 car
garage, tile and new carpet. $1375/mo.
negotiable. 285-2952.
AB, 882 East Coast, 4BR/2.5BA, Pool,
2car garage. $2500/mo. +$1200/deposit.
338-4828.
3BR/2BA, FENCED yard, small dogs
accepted. Not far from beach. $975/mo.
plus gas and electric. 1730 Riverview Dr.
Call 904-221-8467 for more information.
.JAX BEACH,3BR/B tile floors pdat-
ed .-bathroom-"'nN't smoking.; $1250/mo.
$lbo00d/dep. 6'3-638, 486-0937V --.'.
NEPTUNE BEACH- 3 block to ocean,
.great family neighborhood, nice 3/2 with
large yard, $1350/mo. Call 285-2952.
DRAYTON PL, 3/2, carpet/ tile, sunroom,
patio, $1500/mo. TDO Mgmnt. 246-1125.
OLD PV, 4BR/2BA, 3 lots from ocean,
2400sf; WBFP, $1900/mo., 220-6244.


PVB, SUMMERHOUSE, one year old,
2BR/2BA w/fireplace and appliances.
5-star amenities, gated community.
$1050/mo. Kimmie 904-333-8604. Avail.
11/1.
FREE RENT! PVB, MOTIVATED! ABSO-
LUTELY THE BEST DEAL! 2BR split
plan, ground floor corner unit, tennis court
view,, W/D. $1145/mo. Janet (904)635-
6375.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2/2, pool, Furnished,
all utilities: elec., water, cable, internet.
$1500/mo. 904-535-3598.
SUMMER SANDS, Ig 1BR w/ loft, frplc.,
clubhouse w/ pool, 1 car gar., $875/mo.
993-7328.
OCEANFRONT
ATLANTIC BEACH, Cloister Condo.
3BR/2BA. All amenities, all appliances,
incl. washer/ dryer. Avail. 1/1/08
219-2481.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH Ocean Links 3/2
with wraparound porch, all app inc, pool,
hot tub, gym, sports. No dogs, cats ok,
overlooks golf course, pest control and
water inc, $1,200, call Joy 881-7775.
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA, Atlantic Blvd @
the Intracoastal Waterway. 3/4BR, 3.5BA,
approximately 2700sf. w/marina view. Re-
sort style living. $2250/mo. Includes 1-car
garage, water, sewer, cable, pool, spa,
clubhouse, health club. Marina Walk, gat-
ed community marsh and marina views.
40' boat slip available. Call 463-2845.
THE VILLAS. 2BR/2BA, garage, porch,
ground floor, pool, etc. $1050/mo.
WITH 1YR LEASE, LAST MONTH FREE.
233-3545.


PRIVATE ROOM & Bath, 1 block to
Ocean. $550/mo. +1/2 utilities. $550/de-
posit. Call (904)860-9240.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA, w/pool, Jax
Beach. $550/mo +deposit, includes utilit-
ies (904)249-1890.
TWO ROOMS in nice 3/2 rental/ share-
near beach, 1/2 utilities. Deposit.
$650/mo., 708-2911, 241-1008.
ROOMMATE WANTED, ocean front con-
do, 3/2, no smoking, $950/mo. Call
904-463-2006.
ATLANTIC BEACH, $700/mo. includes
utilities 1 BR/1BA and patio. 200-8977
BEAUTIFUL OCEANFRONT Condo to
share, South J.B. Private BR/BA. Parking,
pool $850/mo.+ 1/2 utilities. All amenities.
247-8338, 994-9499.


AB & PVB, nice, quiet, with private bath,
235-9304.
JAX BEACH, 2 bedrooms downstairs with
private bath. $550 & $650/mo. Walk to
each. (904)237-4354.
JAX BCH 3/2 very nice newer condo w/
garage. Partially furnished, share expens-,
es, washer/ dryer. $695/mo. YOU'LL BE
MOVING SOON IF YOU JUST CALL
JUNE AT 994-3608. Owner, realtor.
ROOMMATE WANTED PVB Sawgrass
Townhome W/D, all util. including cable &
internet, $650/mo. or $700 w/garage. 994-
4681.



PRIME 600SQ FT. Neptune Beach busi-
ness office. Ample parking, 3rd Street sig-
nage. handicap access, immediate availa-
bility. Call 241-0666.
OFFICE SPACE for rent in Jacksonville
Beach, single offices or full suite available.'
Please email interest to:
coffeeshop235@yahoo.com


JAX BCH office space for rent located on
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/1BA, fp, new ap- 5th Ave. N. in central business district.
pliances, W/D. May rent to own. $775/mo., $600/mo plus util. 962-5035.
$775 deposit, (904)571-5517.


PVB CONDOS- 1/1 750sf, $850; 2/2.5
townhouse, 1100sfm, $1050; 3/2 1280sf.,
$1150.' Realty Executives, Ponte Vedra,
(904)249-7676, press 2.
COURTYARDS: 1035SQFT, completely
remodeled, 2BR/2BA; new cabinets, stain-
less appliances, laundry room, loft, private
patio. Beautiful tile throughout, $895/mo.,
571-6664 or 887-6033.
ICW- 2BR/2BA, gated, JTB/ Hodges, W/D,
water included, gym, pool, $1050/mo.
(904)994-2825.
JARDIN DE Mer, 3BR/2BA, No pets. Ref-
erences required. $1400/mo. 710-3946.
FREE RENT PVB, THE COLONY. Walk/
bike to beach, 2BR/2BA, corner unit, 2nd
floor, high ceilings, new carpet/ tile, W/D,
fireplace, garage. $1145/mo. Janet
(904)635-6375.
2BR/2BA CRANES Lake condo, all appli-
ances, move in ready, $1100/mo.,
(904)521-3200.
ATLANTIC BEACH OCEANFRONT
Spacious 3BR/2BA, attractively furnished
"ihfC:' wtherfryer &"garage: -S0btadbIar
.. eA'!, Avai~,ioI ii. t'07 5 30.08. min
3mo. Dunson Real Estate, Inc. Realtor
(904)247-5153.
JAX BEACH; Palms at Marsh Landing.
1/1, W/D, screened lanai, $850/mo. lease
purchase. 821-1136 or 254-5880.
JAX BEACH SOUTH. 811 So. 1st St.,
2BR/1BA, remodeled 2nd floor duplex, un-
furnished, 100 ft. from ocean. Pool,
CH&A, WDHU. No pets, 1 parking space.
$999/mo. $1000 security deposit. Please
call (904)463-1036.
OCEAN VIEW, brand new, 3/2, upgrad-
ded; consider lease. option, $2900/mo.'
Owner/ Agent, 463-7343.
PONTE VEDRA Summerhouse. New
2BR/2BA. 5 star amenities. Great location!
Bottom floor unit. $990/mo. +deposit. 838-
9400.
rr nrcner-a sere' .


JAX BEACH OFFICE SPACE
Prime class-A space for lease. Walk to
Starbucks in S. Jax Beach. 1230sf, below
market rate. 910-2246.
OFFICE SPACE, 2 months freely 1500sf.,
$1750/mo., near Beach and 3rd., 416
South 3rd St., 2nd floor. Call 993-2222.



OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE Space for lease,
2 locations, Mayport Rd. and Nocatee.
Free rent. 514-1090.-
RETAIL STORE front and restaurant for
lease, Mayport, 514-1090.
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.


VIDEO DATING AND VIDEO RESUMES.
Call Dixie at 904-994-7157.
HOUSE SITTER needed? Reliable, trust-
worthy, house centric, Eagle Scout. Can
provide local references, 885-4311.
NEED A Pet Sitter? 14 years experience
in care & medication. Under My Wing.
888-484-8040.


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


ROB'S MOBILE DETAILING is having a
special! $10 off on any vehicle if you say
you have seen this ad. Call Robert at
(904)535-5457.

HOUSEKEEPING- We clean the way you
like, it. First cleaning, $10 off, fifth cleaning
ic free IQnAd4OA-86Rn.R


ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRST! 270-2664.
CUT RIGHT LAWN SERVICE. Free esti-
mates, local; reasonable prices. We do it
right the first time. No contracts required.
Residential & Commercial Call Ray,
607-0853.



FREE DOCK BUILDING BOOKLET-
Guide for waterfront owners.
www.dockshops.net


JAMES WYNNE REPAIRS, INC.
Block & Brick Masonry. New construction,
additions, repairs. Licensed & Insured.
333-1388.


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


KEN'S 'PRESSURE Washing & Lawn
Service. Houses & driveways. Free esti-
mates. 252-6112.
OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin 994-0045.


GRANDA PAINTING. Interior/ Exterior.
Custom Pint Finishes. Free Estimates.
LLC. (904)242-2851, (904)553-0342.
A PLUS QUALITY PAINTING, INC. Top.
knotch work guaranteed. Competitive pric-
ing. Painting, trim, carpentry, wood repair,
pressure washing. Licensed/ Insured.
Free estimates. 861-9500.1


. *b. He, ".0'.-D...... NICK'S PAINTING
HOUSE CLEANING. $40 per. house. A quality paint job, period. Free estimates.
General Cleaning. Call Tammie Mon.-Fri., LLC. Call Nick (904)316-1683.
8am-5pm. (904)673-6536, ,1I FA ,,,^,, D.. E,


ORGANIZING- CLEANING: home, office,
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer-
ences. 221-0801.
AFFORDABLE WINDOW CLEANING,
15 years experience. Reasonable prices,
low minimum rates, weekend appoint-
ments available. (904)525-7419.
THE VERY best in housekeeping. Twenty
years experience- PV area. Finest care for
your home: laundry, silver polishing. Ex-
cellent references. Diana Dempsey,
853-6680.
OFFICE CLEANING ONLY
Beaches area
Bonded. Call 742-0193


LICENSED, INSURED & bonded cleaning
service, now accepting new accounts.
13yrs experience. Mentionthis ad for $10
off first cleaning for new customers. Call
for free estimate. 307-0321.



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


. ''" IF YOU are interested in advertising under
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved this category please call 904-249-9033 or
homes. Call 242-0224. email: classified@beachesleader.com


_F.REEKITTENS to a good home. 2 cute
black fematles;,'10weeks old. 434-8855.
FREE KITTENS. Black/ grey tabbies,
beautiful markings, affectionate. Litter-
trained, shots. Call 294-2269
PET SITTING, in your home. Dog walking.
Responsible, mature. Call Kitty, 874-6062.


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upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or email:
callrob @ comcast.net.


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


nELIABDLCE I EnII/ exterior pJainting,
pressure washing, drywall, texture, wall
coverings. Licensed, insured, references.
25 years experience. (904)403-7389.
www.paintersyoucantrust.com
BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
610-7768.
QUALITY WORK FOR LESS on all
Interior & Exterior Painting, Pressure
Washing & Home Repairs. Free estimate.
Jeff 881-4223.


ACTION DRYWALL/ PAINTING
Hanging, Finishing, Texturing. 20yrs. ex-
perience. Free Estimates. Licensed/ Insur-
ed. (904)535-3955.
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HANDYMAN SERVICE
All fields of construction. Remodeling,
Fences, Decks, Painting, & more! 25
years experience. Licensed/, Insured. No
job to small! Free Estimates. 703-2054,
223-5720.
REPAIR GUY, INC.
SMALL HOME & OFFICE REPAIRS &
MAINTENANCE. 334-6091.
DRYWALL REPAIR, Painting, Quarter
Round, painted or stained, installed.
'Shelves, built-in, misc. small jobs. Li-
censed/ Insured. 246-0363.
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable 'for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.


NELIGAN CONSTRUCTION
ROOFING DIVISION
ROOF REPAIRS & Re-Roofing. Trust a li-
censed professional. See our ad. under
Remodeling/Construction. State Certified
Roofer #CCC1325888. Member BBB
247-3777.
JAMES NEILL ROOFING *
WATERPROOFING, INC.
Leak Repairs, ReRoofs, Flat roofs,
Skylights, Vents, Rottenwood,
Flat Roof Restoration, mobile homes,
storm damage, maintenance,
Inspections. 29 yrs Exp.
State Lic #ccc057937, 904-221-5981.





COAST TO COAST ROOFING
5th year anniversary special. Will beat any
written estimate, next 7 days.
904-755-7403. CCC1326983.
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this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com

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Trimming, clean-up. Palms, hardwood,
landscape designer, irrigation service, 30
years experience. 568-6067.


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PUBLIC NOTICE
ATTORNEY-CLIENT SESSION
Pursuant to Section 286.011(8)(d), Florida
Statutes, notice is hereby given that the
City Council of the City of Neptune Beach
will conduct an attorney-client session on
the following litigation: Solantic vs. City of
Neptune Beach on October 15, 2007, at
5:30 p.m., in the City Hall Council Cham-
bers, 116 First Street, Neptune Beach,
Florida. The attorney-client session shall
commence at an open meeting at which
the Mayor will announce the commence-
ment and estimated length of the attoney-
client session and the names of the per-
sons attending. The public may not attend
the attorney-client session. At the conclu-
sion of the attorney-client session, the
meeting will be reopened, and the Mayor
will announce the termination of the ses-
sion.
In attendance will be Mayor Richard
Brown, Vice Mayor Harriet Pruette, Coun-
cilors Eric Pardee, Fred Lee, and John
Weldon, City Attorney Christopher A.
White, City Manager James Jarboe, and a
court reporter yet to be determined.
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Council with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting or
hearing the person will need a record of
the proceedings and for such purpose
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
Lisa Volpe CMC
City Clerk, City of Neptune Beach
BL 10/10/07


DRIVER: DON'T just start your career.
Start it right! Company sponsored CDL
training in 3 weeks. Must be 21. Have
CDL? Tuition reimbursement! CRST.
(866)917-2778.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com
MATH TUTOR
Thru Algebra I. References, reasonable.
John McCann 273-3784.
NEED A Math Tutor? I tutor up through
Algebra I. Lyn Broderick, 247-8609.



EXPERIENCED BARISTA for beaches
coffee ,shop. Please email resume to
coffeeshop235@yahoo.com

LPN/RN
Every other weekend, 7am-7pm at a
Premier Retirement Community Health
Center. Applications available at Fleet
Landing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-
9447; email to: jobs@fleetlanding.com
EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
COMFORT KEEPERS
CNA's/ HHA's/ Companions. Flexible
hours. Must have car. Up to $9.50/hr. Call
24hrjobline, (904)230-9228.
CLEANERS NEEDED early evening &
late night restaurant .cleaning. Phone &
car a must. 273-2761.
PART-TIME/ FULL-TIME Front Office
Staff at a holistic doctor's office. Re-
sponsibilities will include answering
phones, scheduling appointments and
marketing. Written and verbal communica-
tion skills and computer knowledge are re-
quired. Please fax resume and references
to (904)246-3778. No phone calls please.

LPN/RN
Every weekend, 7am-7pm at-a Premier-
Retirement Community Health Center.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-9447;
email to: jobs@fleetlanding.com EOE/
Drug-Free Workplace.
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.

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
ajob opening, please notify The Beaches
Leader, 249-9033.
AM BANQUET COOK & PM DISH-
WASHER. Marsh Landing Country Club
in Ponte Vedra Beach is currently hiring a
part-time AM Banquet Cook. and a part-
time PM Dishwasher. Position available
immediately. Apply in person at the Marsh
Landing Clubhouse Tuesday-Saturday.
Call 285-6514 for directions.
HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED (4-6 hours per
week/ $8-10 per hour) Job includes folding
laundry. (904)242-0257.
DRY CLEANER needs PT Counter Help,
$8/per/hour. 333-8572.


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EXPERIENCED PRINTING personnel
needed in beaches area for growing print
shop. Customer service; graphic artist,
sales. Fax to 241-7349 or email to:
reasa@surfsideprinting.comi
FT/PT COOK & servers for assisted living
facility. Apply in person Ashford Court,
1700 The Greens Way, Jax Beach.
VENUS is looking for Pickers/ Packers,
Inspectors and Keyers. Call our job line at
645-6000 prompt 2. We also take applica-
tions in our lobby at 11711 Marco Beach
Drive from 9am-4pm, Mon.-Fri. EOE.
BODYGUARDS: STATESIDE & overseas.
Earning potential: $350/ $750 per day. No
experience needed. Free training.
(866)271-7779 www.bodyguards unlimit-
ed.net http://bodyguardsunlimited.net


GOLF COURSE LANDSCAPE LABOR.
Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Ve-
dra Beach is currently seeking labor need-
ed for golf course landscaping. Experi-
ence preferred. Must have strong work
ethic. Excellent benefits after 90 days with
opportunity to advance. Apply in person
only at the Marsh Landing Clubhouse
Tuesday-Saturday. Call 285-6514 for di-
rections.
DRIVERS- MORE money! Sign on bonus,
36-43 cp,/$1.20pm $0 lease/ Teams need-
ed. ClassA + 3 months recent OTR re-
quired (800)441-4953 www.heartlandex-
press.com
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Must be able to work days,
nights, weekends, and holidays. Must
pass drug test and background check.
Call Robert @ 465-0149.
MEDICAL BILLING & Front Desk posi-
tions available for busy pediatric practice.
Competative salary, full benefit package.
Call 642-2942 or fax resume, 642-2344.
HAIR DRESSER needed for upscale,
busy salon in Ponte Vedra. Booth rental
or commission. Please call 994-7408 or
280-4247.
CUSTOMER SERVICE position, 8:30am-
5pm, M-F, Jax Bch office. Need excellent
people skills. Must have customer service
exp. Please fax resume to 904-246-9008.
SALES. FIRST Coast Rainguard Home
Center is looking for sales people with a
proven track record in siding and sun/
screen rooms. Must be commission moti-
vated. Company leads available. Serious
individuals only. Call 904-732-7263 ask for
Gary.

CNA
FULL-Time, 3pm-l11p at a Premier Re-
tirement Community. Excellent benefit
package, competitive wages, good work-
ing environment. Applications available at
Fleet Landing Security GaTe,- One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to-
(904)246-9447; email to: jobs@fleetland-
ing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
RN
Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm
to work in our outpatient clinic at a premier
retirement community. Responsibilities to
include all resident and employee health
care. Excellent benefits, work environment
and management team. Applications
available at Fleet Landing Security Gate,
One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach,
FL 32233. Fax to (904)246-9447; website
at fleetlanding.com; email to: jobs@fleet-
landing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
WEB PROGRAMMER/ Developer needed
in Jacksonville, FL to: create, update &
maintain corp. Intraret & Extranet sites;
design & develop web-based Intranet
applies; maintain servers; apply program-
ming techniques to web technologies;
plan, develop, test, & maintain programs
controlling content, appearance, & back
end support systems of corp. sites.
Knowl. of HTML, Flash,' SOAP, CSS,
AJAX, JavaScript, PHP, XML, XSL,
Apache, MySql, Oracle, Access, OOAD
req'd. BS in Comp Sci., Info. Sys., Elec-
tronic Enginig or rel. deg. plus 2 yrs rel.
exp. reqid. Send resume w/ cover to
Ocenture, 6621 Southpoint Dr. N, Suite
300, Jacksonville, FL 32216. No.emails or
tel calls. EOE.

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.

RN
Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm
to work in our outpatient clinic at a premier
retirement community. Responsibilities to
include all resident and employee health
care. Excellent benefits, work.environment
and management team. Applications
available at Fleet Landing Security Gate,
One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach,
FL 32233. Fax to (904)246-9447; website
atfleetlanding.com;.email to: jobs@fleet-
landing-com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
HAMILTON AND Co. Total Image Salon
located at the corner of Atl. Blvd. & 3rd St.
has openings for booth renters or commis-
sion positions. For info call 241-1020.


DRIVER- BYNUM Tranport needs quali-
fied drivers for Central Florida- Local &
National OTR positions. Food grade tank-
er, no hazmat, no pumps, great benefits,
competitive pay, new. equipment.
(866)GO-BYNUM. Need 2 years experi-
ence.





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SWIMMING LESSONS
All ages, W.S.I. certified, 34 years teach-
ing. Beaches Aquatic Ctr. 246-3822, 568-
6245
BEACHES TUTORING: Homework help,
K-6. Experienced, Master of Arts in
Teaching; at your home, $30/hr.
868-9626.
AIRLINES ARE Hiring Train for high pay-
ing Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial aid if qualified.
Job placement assistance. Call Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387.


CAREGIVERS
AMERICAN HOME Companions seeks
experienced caregivers for the elderly.
Must drive and be able to work weekends.
318-1980.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.

FT/PT Sales Person needed. Apply, Sea
Shells and Coral, 230 North Boardwalk,
JB.
PABLO CREEK Club, Line Cook needed;
work days only full time; excellent work
environment with benefits. Call 992-6900
ext. 32.
DRY CLEANING, Silk Presser, Ponte Ve-
dra area, guaranteed hours. 285-5644.

ASSISTANT GOLF COURSE
MECHANIC. Marsh Landing Country
Club in Ponte Vedra Beach is currently
seeking an experience assistant mechan-
ic. Must have strong mechanical back-
ground, preferably small engine and
equipment repair. Must have own tools
and references. Excellent benefits after
90 days. Apply in person only at the
Marsh Landing Clubhouse Tuesday-Satur-
day. Call 285-6514 for directions.
FRONT DESK position, must have at least
two years exp. in medical field. Dependa-
ble, multi-tasker. Email resume:
Ima11512@yahoo.com or Fax.280-1102.
HOTEL HOUSEKEEPER needed, experi-
ence a must. Call (904)249-9981.
HAIR & Nail Booth rentals, $200 per
week. In South Jax Beach, on 3rd Street.
246-2121.
MECHANICS: UP to $20,000 bonus. Keep
the Army National Guard Rolling. Fix
Humvees, Strykers, etc. Expand your
skills through career training. Be a soldier.
1-800-GO GUARD.com/mechanies.
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.
MORTGAGE BROKERS, Commonwealth
Mortgage is here to support you and close
your loans. Call for interview, 241-4608.
FITNESS PROFESSIONALS needed for
growing personal training company. Expe-
rience is a must. Superior Image Personal
Fitness: info@thesuperionmage.com.
904-249-9433.
FULL-TIME FLORAL Designer/ Manager,
Full-time Receiving Manager part-time
Cashiers, part-time paint department, Full-
time & part-time carry out. Procter Ace
Hardware and Floral Imporium. 870 A1A
N. Ponte Vedra Beach. 285-8101.
KUHN FLOWERS
We are currently accepting applications
for a permanent full time Sales Associate.
We offer competitive salary, paid vacation,
and medical & dental insurance. We are a
drug free workplace. Apply in person at
832-10 A1A North, Ponte Vedra. No
phone calls please.
PRINT COMPANY is accepting applica-
tions for Offset Web Press Operator. 2-3
years current exp. required. Attention to
detail a must. Mail resume or apply to:
1114 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, FL
32250.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
DEPUTY PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
City of Atlantic Beach, starting pay of up to
$58,926 annually, DOQ + benefits. Engi-
neer degree; CE preferred with minimum
4 yrs. experience with Public Works proj-,
ects. Must have valid FL Driver's License
with good driving record. Applications will
be accepted until the position is filled and
my .be obtained at www.coab.us or 800
Seminole Rd., Atlantic Beach, FL
(904)247-5820. No smokers/ tobacco
users. Drug testing conducted. EOE
LOOKING FOR ..a..Handyman/,..Mainte-
nance Person. Must have experience.
Please call Bobby Rose at (904)249-3862.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, VPK Teacher,
and Van Driver position, F/T & P/T.
Beaches location. Fax resume to Sherry,
249-1033 1 or email to
scrawford@ family-partners.com
WE'RE RAISING pay for Florida regional
drivers! Home every weekend Home dur-
ing the week! Solid weekly miles! 95% no
touch! Preplanned. freight $.43 per mile
hometime, money & morel Heartland Ex-
press (800)441-4953 www.heartlandex-
press.com.
LABORERS, CARPENTERS (all types),
Scaffold Erectors, Ironworkers, Skilled
Construction Personnel, excellent pay with
transportation, 726-5661.


PARK RANGER
City of Atlantic Beach, $10.90/hr.;
$436/wk.; $22;672/yr. Responsible for
custodial & grounds keeping ,activities in
maintaining parks & recreation areas with-
in the city. Must have valid FL drivers
license & be able to obtain First Aid &
CPR certification within 6 months of hire.
Application accepted until 10/24/07, 800
Seminole Rd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233.
For more info call (904)247-5820 or visit
www.coab.us. No smokers/ tobacco
users. Drug testing conducted. EOE.
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Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967.
NANNY NEEDED. Looking for full-time
Nanny for 2 young children. Long-term,
Beaches area. Occasional overnight &
travel. $12/hr./negotiable. Must have refer-
ences. Call (904)686-4562 leave msg.
IMMEDIATE OPENING for Operator for
CATV and Telephone Construction.
Please call 912-537-6472 or fax resume to
912-537-6470.



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


NOTICE TO READERS
ADVERTISERS IN this category are not
offering jobs. They are offering job-related
services and may charge fees. Readers
are advised to exercise caution before giv-
ing credit card information over the phone
without knowing what specific product or
service they will receive.



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 undersoldl
NATION'S PREMIER Benefit Company.
Outstanding Advance Commissions,
FT/PT. Call 877-815-2654.

NOTICE TO READERS
WARNING: WHILE this newspaper does
not knowingly accept business opportunity
ads which require you to pay a fee to get
information or that refer you to 976-or 900-
phone numbers which will result in sub-
stantial charges to your phone bill, the
newspaper cannot guarantee the validity
of offerings in this classification. If any ad-
vertiser requires you to incur phone serv-
ice charges or pay a fee to learn the na-
ture of the opportunity, please report it to
The Beaches Leader, 249-9033.


OPENING FOR Infants. Beaches Acade-
my, 1725 Penman Rd. Jax. Beach, FL.
246-3885.
LOVING IN-HOME Child Care PVB. Ages
6 weeks and up. HRS licensed. 8 years
experience.Call Tammy at 524-7224.
ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. P/T or FiT.
260-4915.
OPENINGS IN One's, Three's and VPK.
www.beachesacademy.com 246-3885,
1725 Penman Rd., Jax Bch, FL.



COMPASSIONATE CARE Giver, HHA/
Medication Tech; 28 years experience,
loving, honest, quality care; all hours avail-
able, including over night; meal prep,
cleaning, errands, doctor appointments,
medication reminders. References/ back-
ground check available. $12/hr.,
392-7309.
IN-HOME CARE by VISITING ANGELS.
Providing the best caregivers with top ref
& criminal checks for meal-prep, errands,
respite care, companionship and more. Af-
fordable. Call us for a free in-home
assessment at 904-725-8222.
www.visitingangels.com Lic. #229886.
CAREGIVERS FOR Seniors seeking non-
medical homemaker/ companion..
(904)639-5361.
CAREGIVER'S REPRIEVE
Starting soon, my home, AB, Senior activi-
ty area where your loved one can play
while you shop or play yourself. Info
(904)246-9624.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com



ALL STEEL buildings. National manufac-
turer. 40x60 to 100x250 Factory direct to
contractor or customer. (800)658-2885
www.rigidbuilding.com.


FULL SIZE Fridge, top.freezer, Frigidaire,
silver front, black sides, $200 OBO. A/C
window unit, Frigidaire, 6,000 BTU's, $100
OBO. 993-4205.


OLD ZIPPO Lighters, old Pocket Knives,
Flatware Stainless & Sterling. 993-8679.
WE BUY Scrap Gold for 'Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
BUYING OLD stereos and speakers,
working or not. No condition is too rough
if you have the part I need! 'Please call
with model numbers and prices. (904)403-
3760.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @beachesleader:com



YARD SALE! Sat. & Sun, 9am-2pm. Lots
if stuff 17 Millie Drive.


INDOOR SALE 9AM-4PM Saturday &
Sunday, Oct. 13th & 14th. 1002 N. 11th
St. Ring doorbell and enter. No early
birds!!
SAT., OCT. 13, 8am-? 85 Tallwood Road.
Beautiful dining room set, household
items, pictures. Too much to list.



GARAGE SALE!- SATURDAY -OCT. 13th
(8:30am- 3:00pm) 1839 Twelve Oaks
Lane E., (Off Penman Rd. in Neptune
Bch.) Lots of vintage, clothing & fabrics,
computers, furniture, china & crystal and
much more! See a snapshot at
http://www.jax2600.net/sale for a preview.
FRIDAY 9AM-2PM, 449 Margaret St. Up-
right freezer, kitchen island (white w/ blue.
tile top), craft supplies, holiday decor and
lots of miscellaneous.
SUMMERSANDS SALE! Hammond Or-
gan, tools, household items, and musical
stuff! Sat., 8am-3pm; 335-Sunrise Circle.
SAT., 8AM, college dorm furniture, begin-
ning music instruments and band items;
807 Cedar St.


WHIRLPOOL WASHER & dryer,. $175. HUGE GARAGE Sale! Thurs., Fri., Sat.,
641-9667, 838-5411. Oct. 11-13, 8am-1pm, 1140 Florida Blvd.


GE WASHER & Dryer, 8yrs old, great
cond., $400 for both. 241-2112.
WOOD COMPUTER desk, file drawers,
hide-away tower. $250. Glass pedestal
dining table w/4 chairs. $750. 223-9139.
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APPLIANCES
Smooth top stove, microwave, S/S refrig-
.erator, $200. 221-2235.
MATCHING COFFEE & sofa table, marble
& glass top, $120 both. 249-2737.
WATERFORD CRYSTAL, (Lismore),
18pc.. stemware, 2 decanters, 1 water
pitcher $1500 OBO. 241-9064.
GOLF: PLAY Sawgrass TPC Stadium
Course. 4 passes $600. 525-3335.
FURNITURE: 2 loveseats, 4-poster king
bed, Bombay chest, armoire, oversized re-
cliner, desk w/ hutch, office chair. Call
(352)219-7119 for pictures and prices vis-
it: http://www.geocities.com/alexislaporta
LIVING ROOM/ office furniture set, $700;
(954)608-2698.
GRAND OPENING
Hand crafted indoor/ outdoor furnishings.
Visit our online showroom: www.splin-
tersnmore.com.
REDWOOD GLIDER swing, $25; outdoor
storage cabinet, $75; 739-7235.
MOVING SALE! Cream sofa/ chairs.
Wooden white table/ chairs. Armoire,
desk/file, mirror, freezer. 686-1105.
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, 5x7, solid
oak, contemporary, like new $450.
(904)651-3343.
SURFBOARD 7'3", Great Condition, $425,
includes leash. (904)446-0723.
OUTDOOR GLASS and black wrought
iron table w/6 chairs and cushions. Excel-
lent condition. $200. Early American solid
maple dining table w/6 chairs and match-
ing hutch. $500. 207-2384.
STEEL BUILDINGS: Hot Deals for Best
buy 'now. Beat price increase. Erection
avail. Quality not compromised, www.scg-
grp.com Source#COOS (888)898-3091.
BEAUTIFUL OAK dining room'set (Rp
Jones), table, 6 chairs, crystal cabinet
w/touch control lighting, $4000 (original
price $8000); excellent condition, rarely
used 247-1008 or 305-2048.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
STEEL BUILDING SALE! "Manufacturer
Direct!" Take Now or deposit holds till
March. Examples: 25x36 $6100. 30x44
$7700. 35x52. 40x70. Others. Ends/ac-
cessories optional. Pioneer (800)668-
5422.
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ buy direct
from manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all accessories, Quick turn around! Deliv-
ery available. (352)498-0778 Toll free
(888)393-0335 code 24. www.GulfCoast
Supply.com.
REFRIGERATOR, WHITE w/icemaker.
Oven unit stove, new. Will sell for best
offer. 222-1548.
ROLLTOP SOLID oak computer desk, 2
metal chandeliers, 2 dark. blue. drapery
panels, 2 twin down comforters, curtain
finials antiqueq gold colored), twin electric
blanket, loads of kid plus home stuff,
303-3936.
AMERICAN GIRL dolls Great Condition.
AG clothing, accessories, books, like new.
434-4886.
SOFA- 3 sectional, 2 recliners & table,
$1200 OBO. 249-0622.


HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, too many to men-
tion. Fri., Sat., 10/12 & 13, 8am. 365 Sar-
go Road (off Royal Palm Dr.), 249-0863.
SAT. 10/13 8am- lpm, 487 Irex Rd. off of
Royal Palm. NO EARLY BIRDS. 3 fami-
lies, you name it.. we've got it! Little bit of
everything. Come check us out.
MOVING SALEI Household goods, furni-
ture, aquarium, wine cooler, freezer, yard
tools, boat; Sat/ Sun, 8am 'til all gone. 510
Orchid St.
BIG DUAL Family Garage Sale, Sat.,
10/13, 8am-2pm, 663 Selva Lakes Circle.
Beautiful marble top kitchen table w/4
chairs and matching Baker's Rack, chil-
dren's wicker day bed w/trundle, micro-'
wave, bread baker, Halloween costumes,
clothing and other household items.


PLANTATION OAKS Community Garage
Sale, Route 210 near the round-about,
Saturday 10/13, 8-12.
LENOX, BACCARAT crystal. George
Washinton (smooth edge dollar coin), jew-
elry, sterling, and s.p., 150-A No. Roscoe
Blvd., Sat., 8am-12noon.



HUGE SALE, men & women, too many
items,-toe list. Saturday, 8am-lpm, 4265
SteaeyRd. East..-,, ,, .

VILLAGES OF Pablo community yard
sale, Saturday 10/13, 8am. (San Pablo
Rd. between Beach & Atlantic). Don't miss
,huge sale at pool parking lot benefiting
The Donna Hicken,Foundation.

LIGHTHOUSE POINTE (just West of In-
tracoastal Bridge on Beach Blvd) Satur-
day, 8am-12pm. Furniture, glass-top din-
ing table w/6 Bernhardt chairs; adult &
children's like new, name brand clothing;
linens; .books and much more. Rain or
Shine.

MOVING SALE- Dining, bedroom & pool
furn. Oct. 20th, 8-12am, San Pablo area,
14221 Pine Island Dr. 992-8967.


BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.
2000 CELEBRITY 18' Bowrider.
Mercruiser, In/out, 200hp. 'Great for wa-
tersports or cruising. Exc. cond., garage
kept, 250 hours, custom trailer.. $12K
OBO. (407)509-7660. .
DEEP WATER 40' Intracoastal Marina
Slip for rent. Intracoastal at Atlantic Blvd.
7'-9' draw & up to 16' max beam. Unlimit-
ed clearance and 24 hour access. Electric,
cable & telephone hook-up. $12/ft.
881-0895.
2001 24' Regal Commodore 2460, sport
cruiser, lots of extras. $30,000 OBO.
536-1193.
BOAT 'STORAGE in PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com


2002 HONDA REBEL 250, red, excellent.
condition. 9251miles, $1850. 2002 HD
Hugger. Mint condition, windshield, sad-
dle bags, forward pegs. Only 3464 miles.
$6900, 568-7139.-


WURLITZER PIANO for sale. Good condi- 24FT. CAMPER, good condition, A/C.
tion, just needs tuning, asking $750, mov- Ideal for hunting. Sleeps 5. $1000 OBO.
ing must sell (321)223-5003. 242-7383.


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


HUGE EQUIPMENT Auction! October 13
9am US Highway 129 North, Live Oak,
FL. Call for more info. (888)821-0894.
Farm equipment, vehicles and more.
AUCTION, FRIDAY, 7PM, Oct. 5-20,
Nov. 2-16, Dec. 7-21.
www.AnjeAuctions.net AB2659, AU3713,
AU3714. 9800 Beach Blvd. 248-0926
ESTATE AUCTION October 27, 10AM.
222+/- acres divided. Timberland, pas-
tures, hunting, fishing, Great homesites.
Excellent development tracts. 10% B.P.,
AU-C002594 rowellauctions.com
(800)323-8388.
2 ONLINE REAL ESTATE AUCTIONS.
Pre-foreclosure. Bidding ends Oct 23/24,
2pm. 17 FL properties: Condos, Residen-
tial, Commercial, Investment: rowellauc-
tions.com AU479 AB296 (800)323-8388
DANIEL BOONE Log Home Auction Sat.
Oct. 20th Jacksonville, FL 26 New Log
Home Packages to be auctioned. Take
delivery up to one year. Package includes
sub-floor, logs, windows, doors, rafters,
roofing, etc. Call (800)766-9474.
ABSOLUTE AUCTION- 70 properties to
be sold October 27, no minimum Bayfront
land, many vacant residential lots, Sail-
boat Water Condominium, homes, com-
mercial, beach front lot. VanDeRee Auc-
tion, (941)488-3600 www.vanderee.com


2000 Silverado LS Z71, 95K miles, Rhino,
Leer topper, white w/grey leather int, tow
pkg. excellent cond. Call Sam at
249-3403.
1995 ASTRO Van, A/T, 6cyl., racks.
$1,300 or trade for midsize cycle or larger
scooter. Call 673-7016.
1996 CHEVY S10 extended cab, excellent
condition, low miles, auto transmission,
bed liner, split rear window, new tires.
$4500 OBO. 887-9030.
1995 FORD AEROSTAR XL, runs great,
good A/C, 119,000 mis., $2000, 241-2112.


2004 INFINITI G35, white w/tan leather in-
terior, Sport Pkg. Bose. 38K miles, exc.
cond. $20,500. Call 651-7789.

2003 FORD Thunderbird convertible with
hard top charcoal gray, 35k miles,
$23,500, 270-1707.


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