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M e t October 24, 2007


PONTE


Vol. 45, No. 36


EDRA


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


WRECOME TO

THE JUNGLE


A free, traveling exhibition
from Mutual of Omaha's Wild
Kingdom will be open to visi-
tors at the Greater
Jacksonville Agricultural Fair
Oct. 31 to Nov. 11. See
Freestyle, A-2.


PANTERS

TAKE CROWN


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photo by KATHY HARTMAN
Colors blaze as the sun sets Saturday in Ponte Vedra Beach. Steve Letro, meteorologist in charge of the Jacksonville office of the
National Weather Service, said the colors result from the sun's rays being refracted off some clouds and illuminating others. "The
clouds in the picture are mostly very high-level clouds which are composed of ice crystals," Letro said via e-mail after seeing the
above photograph. "The pinkish-purplish colors are simply a result of the sun's rays hitting those clouds at such an angle that the
light is 'bent' by the ice crystals into that color of the spectrum," he said. "The yellow colors are occurring because the sun is low
enough in the sky [from the photographer's vantage point that it is]. . illuminating those clouds from below, making them appear
yellow. They would not have appeared that color to people directly under them since from their point of reference, the sun would
have been striking from a different angle," Letro said.


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Officials work to quell concern over 'super bug'


Nease High punter Zack
Cooper has helped the
Panthers win the battle of
field position all season. See
photos and story, B-1.


SA & SKY

SPECTACULAR


By GRAY ROHRER
STAFF WRITER

The death of a Virginia
teen last week due to a "super
bug" infection prompted the
St. Johns County Health
Department, the St. Johns
County School District and at
least one principal to alert
the. public about the disease


By GRAY ROHRER
STAFF WRITER


Craig Speziale, principal,'
the new high school bing -
built for Ponte Vedra teer-,, rec-
ommended three school
names to the Scho~f'Board at
the board's workshop or
Tuesday. .
Ponte Ve&'a High School,
Ponte \ ed-a Beach High School Spe
and Pore Vedra LeMaster High'
Schodi were the recommended
nadies the same names mentioned most
.on a recent survey on the school's web site.
The School Board will vote on the name
at their Nov. 13 meeting. The Board is not
required to select one of the recommended
names.


and ways to prevent it..
A 17 year-old senior at a
Virginia high school was hos-
pitalized for a week with
Methicillin-resistant
Staphylococcus aureus, or
MRSA, which is resistant to
many antibiotics.
He died after the infection
spread to his internal organs.
SThe St. Johns County
Health Department issued a


press release Friday remind-
ing residents "of the impor-
tance of proper hygiene to
prevent the spread of MRSA."
MRSA causes more than
18,000 deaths per year in the
United State, and it is trans-
mitted person to person
through direct contact with
skin or contaminated items.
The Health Department'
listed four Ways to prevent


In the online survey on the
school's web site, (www-
ccc.stjohns.kl2.fl.us), "Ponte
Vedra High School" garnered
446 out of 580 votes, or 77 per-
cent.
"Ponte Vedra Beach High
School" came in second with 7
percent, and variations of
-. "Ponte Vedra LeMaster High
School" had 5 percent of the
vote.
diale After conducting the survey,
Speziale convened a 32-mem-
ber committee to recommend
names to the Board and select a mascot
and school colors.
Speziale polled the committee members
on their choice for the school name, and
See SPEZIALE, A-3


staph infections, as follows:
Keep your hands clean by
washing thoroughly with
soap and water or using an
alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Keep cuts and scrapes
clean and covered with a
bandage until healed.
Avoid contact with other
people's wounds or bandages.
*'.:ypid sharing personal.
items such 'As l t, sl]s or


razors.
Nease High principal Linda
Thomson emphasized those
precautions in a newsletter
sent out Friday.
In October 2006, a Nease
High football player had a
confirmed case of MRSA.
The school's weight room,
locker rooms, and showers
were. subsequently cleaned
wiith an antibiotic solution


The Sea & Sky Spectacular
is coming to Jacksonville
Beach. See story, A-5.


ART ON

DISPLAY


Barbara Hubbard and her
granddaughter, Haley Sweat,
enjoy an art exhibit in Ponte
Vedra Beach. See A-5.


210 widening options mulled


By GRAY ROHRER
STAFF WRITER


Although St. Johns
County commissioners
have questioned whether
County Road 210 east of
the Palm Valley bridge will
ever be widened, the
county's Public Works
director reiterated this
week that the widening is
needed.
Commissioners last
week voted 3-2 to accept
$5.5 million from the Parc
Group, master developer
of Nocatee, rather than
give Parc more time while
the county tries to acquire
right-of-way for the proj-
ect.
Commissioner Tom
Manuel of Ponte Vedra
Beach said Monday he
does not believe the
widening project is likely


to get off the ground,
echoing the' opinion of
commission Chair Ben
Rich at last week's meet-
ing.
"The probability of this
road ever being upgraded
is, at best, slim," Manuel
said during a telephone
interview.
Manuel and
Commissioner Ron
Sanchez cast the "no"
votes to accept the Parc
Group's $5.5 million.
Manuel said he fears
that once the county
accepts the money, it may
be used outside of the
Ponte Vedra area.
"I don't want [the
money] to be diverted
because we do have some
needs here in Ponte
Vedra."
Although a study done
years ago of the 210 corri-


dor noted the road would
need to be four lanes east
of the bridge, the project
has stalled because the
county doesn't own
enough right-of-way to
accommodate four lanes.
The county's right-of-
way in the area extends 83
feet, but it needs 17 feet of
land along 210 to widen
the road to four lanes
from the Palm Valley
bridge east to the Mickler
roundabout.
The Guana Preserve bor-
ders 210 to the south, and
the state has been unwill-
ing to give up the required
land.
Sawmill Lakes borders
210 to the north, and
Sawmill Lakes homeown-
ers, as well as other

See 210, A-3


photo by CHUCKADAMS
Sophia Shvartzman takes part in "Spooktacular" art camp at the
Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach Friday, when teachers were in
training and students didn't have school. See more photos, A-12.


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Electric


rates to


increase

by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
Rates are going up next
month for electric utility cus-
tomers in Ponte Vedra Beach,
Jacksonville Beach and
Neptune Beach.
Beginning Nov. 1, Beaches
Energy Services will raise
monthly electric bills by 3.9
percent or $4.47 for a cus-
tomer who uses 1,000 kilowatt
hours.
The bulk power cost adjust-
ment is going up from
$.0.03669 to $0.04116. Last
year, the BPCA was reduced
four times. The rate reflects the
cost of buying electricity.
The increase offsets a rise in
power costs from the Florida
Municipal Power Agency,
according to utility officials.
For those who use 1,000 kilo-
watt hours, which now costs
$114.76, monthly bills will
soon go to $119.23.
In Atlantic Beach, JEA cus-
tomers saw an increase of 62
cents per 1,000 kilowatt hour
effective Oct. 1.


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Candy cautions for
Halloween candy can be spooky for many
of the 3.1 million U.S. children with food
allergies as well as for their parents.
The growing popularity of allergen adviso-
ry labeling may compound the confusion
over which candies are safe and which
should be avoided.
"Many of the most common food aller-
gens are found in candy," said Anne Mufioz-
Furlong, founder and CEO of the Food
Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
"For some children, just one bite of the
wrong food can bring on anaphylaxis a
severe allergic reaction that can cause death."
The eight foods that account for 90 per-
cent of all food-allergic reactions in the
United States are milk, eggs, peanuts, tree


kids with allergies
nuts, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish.
Of these, only the last two are not likely to
be found in candy.
Because allergen warnings on food labels
have become so common, consumers have
begun to ignore them in the belief that
they're not serious, which puts them at
increased risk for a reaction.
A study reported earlier this year in the
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
found that fewer parents are heeding the
warnings today than did several years ago.
Parents are urged not to ignore these warn-
ings on Halloween treats.
For more information, contact the food
allergy network at (800) 929-4040 or at
(www.foodallergy.org).


0Tist season for crabs

Tis the season for crabs


Fresh Florida stone
S c crab caws were due
back in restaurants
and seafood mar-
S kets starting Oct. 15
a red-letter day
for those eagerly
awaiting the stone
crab season, which
runs through May 15.
The majority of Florida stone crab claws
are commercially harvested off the South
Florida coast from Fort Lauderdale to
Sarasota.
Stone crabs are caught in traps, and only
the claws that meet a regulated size are
taken. The live stone crabs are then returned
to the water where they regenerate new
claws in about 18 months.
The claws are cooked immediately after


harvest and sold fresh-cooked or frozen.
Fresh-cooked claws can be stored for three to
four days packed in ice or in the coldest part
of the refrigerator.
To freeze, keep only the claws that are
completely intact and free from cracks in
the shell. The thick shell will protect the
meat for up to six months in a home-freez-
er. Thaw for 12 to 18 hours in the refrigera-
tor.
To eat, crack the shell using a crab cracker
or the back of a heavy spoon. Carefully
remove the cracked shell pieces (they can be
sharp), leaving the meat attached to the
moveable pincer.
The meat can also be picked from the
claws and used as an ingredient in other
recipes.
Many restaurants feature stone crab claws
during the holiday season.


Do you know these eight?


Charles Edward Bennett, Philip Donald
Estridge, Henry Morrison Flagler, Robert
Lee Hayes, Andrew Jackson, May Mann
Jennings, Henry John Klutho and Eartha
Mary Magdalene White how many do
you recognize?
The Capital Grille has commissioned por-
traits of the eighiprominent peopleith ties
to Jacksonville. The portraits wihan its
newest restaurant, opening In ~vrnfi -t
at St. Johns.
Charles Edward Bennett (1910-2003) was a
Florida member of the U.S. House of
Representatives from 1949-1993. He spon-
sored, in 1954, the bill that added the words
In God We Trust to the nation's coins and
currency. Bennett was the longest-serving
Floridian in either house of Congress. The
Charles E. Bennett Federal Building is named
for him.
Philip Donald "Don" Estridge (1937-1985)
is known as "father of the IBM PC." By the
time he gave up leading IBM's PC division in
1985, it had 10,000 employees and annual.
revenue of $4.5 billion. He and his wife Mary
died, with several other IBM executives, in
the 1985 crash of Delta Flight 191 at Dallas-
Ft. Worth Airport.
Henry Morrison Flagler (1830-1913) was a
tycoon, real estate promoter, railroad devel-
oper and partner in Standard Oil. He also is
known as the father of Miami. Flagler bought
the Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Halifax
Railroad, the first in what would become the
Florida East Coast Railway. Flagler College is
named after him, as are Flagler County and
Flagler Beach, Fla.
Robert Lee "Bullet Bob" Hayes (1942-2002),
a two-sport athlete at Florida A&M, set a
world record in the 100-yard dash in 1962.
The next year, he broke his own record with
a time of 9.1. At the-1964 Summer Olympics,
Hayes won the 100 meters and tied the
world record with a time of 10.00. He played
with the Dallas Cowboys and, in 1971,
became the first athlete to win an Olympic
gold medal and a Super Bowl ring.
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), the seventh
President of the United States, is the man for
whom Jacksonville was named. He com-
manded the American forces at the Battle of
New Orleans in 1815 and was the first mili-
tary governor of Florida in 1821. "Old


Hickory" was a
founder of the
t oDemocratic
j CKParty. Since
Tennessee was
his career base,
he was the first
President pri-
marily associat-
ea wiit' th&
frontier.
May Mann
Jackson Jen nings
(1872-1963), a
New Jersey native who moved to
Jacksonville as an infant, married William
Sherman Jennings in 1891. During her hus-
band's Florida governorship, she was known
for her civic and political service. Jennings
was an organizer of the Duval County
Federation of Women's Clubs and was presi-
dent of the Florida Federation of Women's
Clubs. She was known as the "Mother of
Florida Forestry."
Henry John Klutho (1873-1964) helped in
the reconstruction of Jacksonville after the
"Great Fire of 1901" by designing many of
the buildings built after the blaze. After grow-
ing up in a small midwest town, he went to
St. Louis to study business. Shortly afterward,
he became interested in architecture and
moved to New York, where Frank Lloyd
Wright became a major influence. His style
changed to that of the "Prairie School",
whose period lasted until the beginning of
World War I.
Eartha Mary Magdalene White (1876-
1974) was born in Jacksonville, the 13th
child of a former slave. Adopted by Clara
English White, she sought to improve the
condition of the poor in Jacksonville. She
started the Colored Citizens Protective
League in Jacksonville and, in 1941, joined
with A. Philip Randolph to protest job dis-
crimination. White made her biggest impact
on Jacksonville through the Clara White
Mission, which her mother started in the
1880s. White
later moved the
Mission to its
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: 'Australian Mystic' to speak


Kabbalah, a form of mysti-
cism appearing within the
Jewish tradition, is the subject
of a lecture to be given Nov. 13
in Ponte Vedra Beach by a
renowned spiritual mentor,
Rabbi Laibl Wolf of Australia.
The Rabbi will combine the
3,500-year-old wisdom of
Kabbalah with contemporary
mind-body medicine and the
meditative techniques of per-
sonal training. He brings old
age wisdom to the New Age.
Among the topics to be
explored in "The Tao of
Kabbalah" are reincarnation,
body energies, illusion, medi-
tation, dying and spiritual dis-
cipline.
The son of Polish Holocaust
survivors known as the


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"Australian Mystic," Laibl is also a lawyer and educational psy-
chologist specializing in teenage rebellion.
The lecture begins at 7 p.m. at Chabad @ the Beaches, 521 State
Road A1A across from the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.
The fee is $36, with a $10 discount given for reservations made
before Nov. 6.
Reserve online at (www.ChabadBeaches.com) or call 543-9301.



Take a walk on the wild side
A free, traveling exhi- l
bition from Mutual of
Omaha's Wild Kingdom
will be open to visitors at.
the Greater Jacksonville
Agricultural Fair Oct. 31
to Nov. 11.
The 75-foot by 75-foot, =ng
state-of-the-art attraction
offers a walk through a .. ...
steamy tropical rainfor-
est, an African savannah
and the polar regions,
with each habitat featuring animatronic wildlife and foliage.
Also in the exhibit, called "Adventure Tour," are hands-on chil-
dren's activities and clips from original and current Wild Kingdom
episodes.
Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom premiered on network televi-
sion in 1963, taking viewers to far comers of the world to see wild
animals in their natural habitats.
The show remained in production through 1985 and in syndica-
tion through the mid-1990s, then returned to television in 2002
. r--h-our specials on the Animal Planet network,. It is now a~
week sees.
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Without added land,

project cost goes up

S210, from A-1


community members, have
opposed putting 210 close to
Sawmill Lakes.
Joe Stephenson, Public
Works director for the county,
said Tuesday that 210 needs to
be widened, adding that a
four-lane road could be built
on 83 feet, but it would be
much more expensive.
"It is possible to build a four
lane road on 83 feet," he said.
"When you're doing road-
way construction, you're
always balancing land cost
with construction costs.
"The smaller the footprint,
the higher the cost,"
Stephenson said.
He added that without the
extra land, the road's drainage
system could not be built
alongside the road.
"It's not desirable, but it's
possible to put the drainage
under the road," he said.
Manuel said the proximity
of the drainage system to the
Guana is one reason for the
state's refusal to cede the
land.


The $5.5 million is due by
Oct. 21, 2008 the original
date the money was due to
the county if the county
could not get the added right-
of-way. The Parc Group had
asked for an extension to Feb.
28, 2012, but the commis-
sion's 3-2 vote denied that
extension.
)County commissioners did
not discuss how the money
would be put to use, but
Manuel said he wants some
assurance that the money will
stay in Ponte Vedra.
"My understanding was
that [the money] was intend-
ed to deal with the transporta-
tional needs of Ponte Vedra,"
Manuel said.
According to a traffic study,
traffic on 210 will increase
from 13,000 vehicles per day
this year, to 15,000 in 2009,
and rising to 31,000 in 2022.
Stephenson said the coun-
ty's plans to seek the Guana
land for the project are "unde-
termined."


Cops teach caution after 2 armed robberies at restaurants


FROM STAFF
Two armed robberies of
Jacksonville Beach restau-
rants within two days are
prompting the city's police
department to address safety
procedures.
Sgt. Tom Bingham Tuesday
said police are urging restau-
rant employees to maintain a
proactive approach to safety,
especially after closing, when
both of the incidents took
place.


Bingham said the depart-
ment's crime prevention spe-
cialist is speaking with man-
agers and employees at sever-
al area restaurants about tak-
ing precautions to avoid a
similar incident.
Last Tuesday, police
responded to an armed rob-
bery that occurred at a fast
food restaurant in the 900
block of 3rd Street South.
Hearing a knock, an
employee opened a rear door


about 10:30 p.m.and two
gunman pushed her inside
and demanded money.
The men took a bank bag
containing $1,482 and anoth-
er $425 from the safe before
fleeing.
Two days earlier, an armed
gunman fired shots into a
restaurant in the 100 block of
Beach Boulevard and forced
two employees into a storage
closet.
The restaurant was closed


at 3:19 a.m. and several
employee were inside finish-
ing their closing duties. One
employee walked out the rear
door and was met with a
masked suspect wielding a
gun.
Four victims managed to
escape while a fifth ran to
seek help from off duty police
officer. Bingham said police
do not think the crimes were
committed by the same sus-
pects.


Young persons more vulnerable to infection


P INFECTION, from A-1
Nease student in May.
A notice that appeared on
the School Board's web site on
Friday also warned parents and
students of the dangers of
MRSA.
The notice said that because
the staph bacteria live on the
skin, parents should pay close
attention to the open wounds
their children may have.
Wounds should be cleaned
and covered with a dry band-
age. Any wounds that do not
heal properly require medical
attention. *


A Journal of the American
Medical Association (JAMA)
article published last week says
there were an estimated
94,360 cases of MRSA infec-
tions in the United States in
2005.
The JAMA article says
younger people are more vul-
nerable to MRSA because their
immune systems are not com-
pletely developed.
Crowded, unsanitary areas
like prisons and potentially,
locker rooms are also risk
factors.


Committee meets today at Landrum Middle


- SPEZIALE, from A-1
the results reflected those of
the online survey.
The committee will meet at
7 p.m. today at Landrum
Middle School to weigh the
options for the school's mas-
cot.
Pirates, sharks, and patriots


were the favorite mascots of
survey-takers and also were
favored by the students on
the committee.
High School CCC is being
built near Davis Park, about
one mile west of the
Intracoastal Waterway and


south of County Road 210.
The attendance zone for
the high school, which is
expected to open in August,
encompasses the Ponte Vedra
area from the school site east
to the coast.
A committee of several cou-


ples have pushed for the
name "LeMaster" to be used
in the high school name in
honor of the late Edward B.
"Ebbie" LeMaster.


Team puts final touches on new book


FROM CONTRIBUTOR
Carolyn Evans writes about
"I Was Supposed to Die."
Patricia Bright describes a
beautiful word, an Alaskan
romance and brain drain.
And Jim Shields tells the


story of "The Man Who
Didn't Bathe."
These three writers are
among about two dozen
Beaches residents contribut-
ing to a book in progress
titled "Along the Way."


"We're putting the finish- got a lot of interest from other
ing touches on now," Dick parishes, other churches,
Mulligan, originator of the men, women," Mulligan said.
book idea, said Tuesday. Most of the writings are
Mulligan said that what short stories, fiction and non-
started as an idea discussed at fiction, he said. The book,
Our Lady Star of the Sea which is expected to come out
Catholic Church in next month, also contains
Ponte Vedra Beach some essays and poems,
evolved into a collec- Mulligan said.
tion of writings that is "Along the Way" will be
quite "ecumenical." available for purchase at the
Most of the writers Ponte Vedra Beach Branch
are from Ponte Vedra Library, the Players
Beach, but the entire Community Senior Center in
Beaches community is Ponte Vedra, the Cultural
represented, he said. Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
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especially athletes involved in
contact sports, prime targets
for staph infections.
According to the Mayo
Clinic's web site, (www.may-
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look like pimples, boils, or spi-


der bites are early signs of
staph infections.
These symptoms can quickly
turn into painful abcesses, or
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photo SUBMITTED
Members of the team
putting together "Along
The Way" are Ken
Gorman (from left),
Dick Mulligan, Lucille
Devlin, Mims Gushing
and Jim Shields. Not
pictured are team mem-
bers Mary Kilgore,
Rachel Cruzan and
Phyllis Mulligan.


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Letters to the editor:
Something wrong with JB codes


To the editor:
It was refreshing to see that
the City's planning staff has rec-
ommended that Mango's out-
door seating request be granted
even though it was the very
same department who decided
to close the deck in the first
place. Indeed, over the past 12
years we, at Lynch's Irish Pub,
have had similar requests
denied and are encouraged that
Mango's stood up for what they
believed was right and were
determined enough to see it
through. The fact that they were
even put in that position in the
first place is ridiculous, howev-
er, it appears that certain Jax
Beach City officials have the
self-appointed authority to
grant permits, variances and
planning permission to those
whom they deem worthy and
can make other people jump
through hoops to get what they
are merely entitled to without
prejudice.
With reference to Mr. Bob
Moore's letter (10/19) I must
commend him on his vision on
what the future holds for our
beach community. Indeed, as a
community, we should encour-
age and permit local businesses
to expand in order to sustain
employment and to facilitate
patronage by locals and tourists
alike thus increasing tax rev-
enue. However, when individu-
als like David Smith, who is not
really as bad as what some peo-
ple may want you to believe
and, in my opinion, is merely
trying to protect his own inter-
ests, has to make public the
shortcomings of our planning
codes, then we really need to
turn our attention to what the
real underlying issues are and to
not look for a scapegoat. One
blatant flaw is that the Planning


department applies residential
codes to our business district
which is a certain recipe for dis-
aster. Is it that difficult to differ-
entiate between the two?
Again, and at the risk of
sounding bitter (which I am),
with Lynch's predicament we
have almost 5,500 sq. ft of land
behind the building which is
surrounded by private property
and therefore technically land-
locked but yet has been deemed
unusable by those forward
thinking planners in City Hall.
In 1995, the late, Desmond
Lynch, applied to build a beer
garden on this lot but came up
against stiff opposition from a
City official who owned proper-
ty less than a block away and
furthermore made it his person-
al mission to publicly campaign
against every Lynch's variance
from that date until the present
day. Moreover, one other thing
which has remained constant
with this situation is that the
Planning department are mas-
ters of moving the goalposts
when it comes to explaining
some of their more controver-
sial and mind-boggling deci-
sions and use terms like "bad-
luck" and "unfortunate" when
explaining why City codes and
standards are enforced sporadi-
cally.
Nevertheless, it is my hope
that some day logic prevails in
the way that planning codes are
drafted and that we can progress
in both a business and commu-
nity-friendly manner. Oh, and
Santa, I would also like a ten-
story parking garage just in time
for the Sea and Sky Spectacular
next week too....

Keith Doherty
Lynch's Irish Pub
Jacksonville Beach


Old Mayport will soon only be in our dreams


To the editor:
She was awakened by the
familiar sound of the ocean as
it fought its way to the shore.
Along with the cries of the
seagulls overhead, this was a
nice way to begin the day.
But old Mayport was to expe-
rience a sad and. unforeseen
future.-- She-was' suddenly
invaded, not by terrorists or
aliens, but by friendly, self-serv-
ing developers armed with
loads of money.
The developers could revamp
Old Mayport by uprooting the
old, comfortable lifestyle of the
settlers and their homes,
replacing them with high iris-
ing condos and lavish apart-


ments "in the name of
progress."
Thus the beginning of the
end of the Old Mayport we
have known for many many
years.
We shall always remember
this .friendly community
atmosphere, with its great fish-
ing off shore and the-large
morning breakfast of red eye
gravy and big flakey home
baked biscuits the perfect
beginning of a deep sea fishing
adventure.
So back to sleep and a much
deserved rest Old Mayport or
we'll see you in our dreams.


Check out clinic's waiting roon


to see real sadnes
To the editor:
Letter: "Informed choice is
the best way to create our best
lives"
In her letter, which the The
Leader published on Oct. 17, Ms.
Steiger claims that Planned
Parenthood is, "all .about
empowering... men and women
to make the best decisions..."
'To verify whether this is true
or not, look at the faces of
women entering abortion clin-
ics, such as those run by
Planned Parenthood, to see if


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any of them look en
What you will see
operation, profound s
resignation. What
never see is womer
empowered and in
fact, if you are look
most oppressed,
servient women in
check out the waitii
Planned Parenthood
clinic on Beach Boul

To
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More letters to the editor:

Time for people of goodwill to come together in AB


To the editor:
Columnist Bill Gulliford is a
distinguished citizen of Atlantic
Beach, having among other
things served as its Mayor. What
a shame it is, then, that he
chose to write a column after
the recent election, which deni-
grated the citizens of the City
who voted for our new district
representation concept. The
new plan passed by a large
majority, yet Gulliford cannot
bring himself to respect the will
of his fellow citizens. Instead, he
stoops to calling the majority
"bleeding hearts", who wrote
"ranting and rambling letters to
the editor" of this newspaper.
Atlantic Beach is a communi-
ty deeply divided over the issue
of how widely its future devel-
opment should be regulated.
The division is reflected in the
recent results of the election for
two Commission seats. In both


races, which featured candi-
dates on opposing sides of the
development issue, the margin
of victory was less than 75
votes. Surely, then, the commu-
nity could now benefit from
people of good will coming
together to seek compromise
over the issue. However, the
supporters of district representa-
tion were largely from only one
camp of the development issue,
and not Gulliford's. Thus, his
attitude towards many of his
fellow citizens can only act to
divide us further.
Gulliford is president of the
organization known as Save
Atlantic Beach, which numbers
among its members many
developers, realtors, builders
and land investors. That group
endorsed, and strongly support-
ed, two candidates in the recent
elections. Thus, it clearly is a
Political Action Committee, as


defined by Florida law. Yet it is
now being reported that Save
Atlantic Beach has never regis-
tered as a PAC with the State of
Florida. If so, its intervention in
the elections was unlawful, and
perhaps criminal.
This writer.has mixed feelings
about the development issue in
Atlantic Beach. However, from
my perspective it is clearly the
tactics of the Save Atlantic
Beach crowd that are primarily
responsible for the antagonism
many of our citizens feel
towards others. Gulliford's
recent column is but another
example of those extreme tac-
tics. Small wonder that those
who want to minimize develop-
ment now call his organization
"Pave Atlantic Beach".

Katherine Carithers
Atlantic Beach


There are several good alternatives to abortion


To the editor:
Ms Steiger's response to Mr.
Clegg's letter is a great public
relations ploy. How can she say
that PP is not about abortions
when indeed they are the
largest provider of abortions in
the country? And this one
"service" glens- a large profit, for
PP. They have been deceptive as
a wolf in sheep's clothing, in
their dealings with women in
particular and the community
at large in saying they are only


looking out for women and
families. Planned Parenthood
hurts Women with every abor-
tion.
Many are fooled into think-
ing that the education they pro-
vide in our public schools gives
good information for "infoaed k
choice". On the contrary much
is'eft biut, and'dbes any facility
of Planned Parenthood use a
sonogram machine to educate
the woman in distress that it js
a child she is thinking of


killing? There are good alterna-
tives to abortion and many
people in our community who
are ready and willing to help
Women in unplanned pregnan-
cies.
The Women's Help Center is
-: one;,ja any crisis pregnariv
centers 'here in Jacksonville
The 40 Days for Life is evidence
of just how many people are
concerned and willing to help.
Barbara Conway
Ponte Vedra Beach


Holistic solutions needed'to help pregnant women


Loyd Huff To the editor:
I read the article- titled
"Planned Parenthood opens
n new clinic" with amazement.
The piece should have been
presented as a paid advertise-
ment, not an artice from your
powered. staff.
is fear, des- Your readers should have
adness, and been made aware that the
you will emphasis of Planned
n who feel Parenthood is abortion for all,
control. In no matter the age of the moth-
ing for the er, no matter the age of the
most sub- baby. This group has done
our society, everything in their power to
ng room of harm families. When Planned...


l's abortion
.evard.

om Linnen
onte Vedra


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Parenthood fought the Florida
Abortion Parental. Notification
Act, one of their Florida direc-
tors said, "Planned Parenthood
believes that it is wrong to force
a minor to confide in a parent".
We should never pit a woman
against her baby, a child against
their parent. Unborn children
are not the enemy-lack of finan-
cial resources and emotional
support are the real enemies.
The pregnant woman needs
holistic solutions and real sup-
port, these are things that each
of us can and should offer her:
. Before any woman enters


Planned Parenthood premises,
they should have all the facts.
They should know that criminal
charges, are being brought
against Planned Parenthood
throughout the United States;
Today a Kansas District
Attorney filed 107 criminal
charges against Planned
Parenthood.
We should support organiza-
tions that offer solutions and
hope, not death and years of
remorse.

Rafael Ortega
Ponte Vedra Beach


Planned Parenthood has share of abortion market


To the editor:
I refer to Ms. Steiger's letter
(published Oct. 17) in relation
to her organization, Planned
Parenthood..Ms. Steiger stressed
that we should "get the facts
straight before making judg-
ments," while at the same time
she assured readers that, "PP is
not about doing abortions." In
these circumstances, it is impor-
tant that we know the facts,
which are as follows"
*PP is responsible for termi-
nating the lives of more unborn
babies than any other organiza-
tion in the U.S. and possibly the
world.


*PP has a market share of
around 10 percent of this huge
billion dollar plus industry and,
makes over $60 million profit
every year, a large percentage of
which is derived from abortion.
In addition, although national
abortion figures are decreasing,
PP's number of abortions and
market share is increasing.
*Abortion is PP's primary
pregnancy "service." While PP
offers prenatal care and infertili-
ty treatments, the number of
abortions is far greater.
*PP's so-called "comprehen-
sive sex education programs"
teach young people that abor-


tion is a viable alternative to
pregnancy and many other
ideas which the vast majority of
parents find objectionable.
*PP can be counted upon to
oppose any and all common
sense legislation to try to reduce
the numbers of abortions,
including laws ensuring
informed consent and parental
involvement in minors' abor-
tions. They even oppose health
standards for abortion clinics
and laws requiring abortion
record-keeping, while favoring
coverage in health care reform.
Regis Burlas
Ponte Vedra


Bestlives argument is absurd and killing is wrong


To the editor:
In response to Ms. Steiger's
recent letter: Planned
Parenthood, you say is not
about doing abortions. Yet, it is
one of the places in Jacksonville
available for the heinous act of
abortion: causing death to a
helpless infant by extracting the
child from its mother's womb.
You say that "it's all about plan-
ning ahead, not abortion" yet
the- byproduct of Planned
Parenthood's participation and
others in the abortion industry
is the death of more than 40
million people since the legal-
ization of abortion in this coun-
try.
You talk about empowering
men and women to make the


best decisions that are right for
them yet, you offer a horren-
dous cup to those who actually
submit themselves to the act of
"eliminating their problem".
The idea that a woman or man
can simply go forward with
their lives, unaffected by what
they have been a party to as if
they -had a tooth, extracted is
naive and unconscionable.
I find it extremely absurd that
you end your letter with the
phrase "creating our BEST lives
through informed choices".
Creation of one's best life is
never achieved by the choice for
death of another no matter
how small or young that person
is. Our prisons are full of peo-
ple who killed others to create


their BEST LIVES. Using your
logic, why were their crimes of
murder not okay? Finally, you
claim that Planned
Parenthood's services are devot-
ed to optimizing the strength of
"creating" a strong family unit -
real strength of a family unit is
achieved in the family working
together and helping one
another in times of struggle.
When Planned Parenthood
pedals such a "false solution" to
the crisis of life it is only fooling
some of the people some of the
time. Murder as a "solution" was
the one determined by Hitler
and other thugs in history for
"creating one's Best Life".
Margaret Meier
Ponte Vedra Beach


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JENNIFER EMMONS
GUEST COLUMNIST


Don't


let fear


cost you

a life


iA hy is it when we hear
the word "mammo-
V gram"that the pic-
ture of a breast in a flat iron is
what comes to mind?
Humor is a great way to deal
with life's many awkward
moments, but come on. My
breasts got more of a workout
with babies dangling from
them for years on end than
they did in that few minutes of
flattening they got at the mam-
mogram.
My sister, Susie, has a
coworker who says she'd rather
die of breast cancer than to go
through another mammo-
gram. I'm speechless, well, not
really.
Could a tiny bit of embar-
rassment and discomfort actu-
ally keep us from attacking a
disease with such a high cure
rate that we would ignore the
facts and possibly die an early,
miserable, gut-wrenching
death because of being a
prude?
This woman has obviously
never experienced the horrific,
debilitating, pain-stricken, life
sucking, freedom- taking world
of breast cancer metastasizing
into a loved one's organs or
bones.
After experiencing the death
of my pest friend to this awful
disease, it's hard fto'nderstand
W hyoneCdi d't t wit tdi
give herself a fighting chance.
Susie said, "She had me scared
that it was unfathomable."
"I hate to be mean, but she's
lost her mind. How could
someone say such a thing? Not
to mention that she had you
scared. Women like this fright-
en others away from some-
thing that takes no more than
a minute and can ultimately be
a life saver. It's irresponsible."
Having had my first one, I
don't see what all the hype is
about. The lump I was having
checked out was what made
me nervous, not the test.
Immediately the technician
put me at ease. Besides her hav-
ing to put nipple markers right
on the tips, the rest was just the
placement and the quick press-
ing of them.
It was slightly uncomfort-
able, and a bit cold. That's it.
Does it smoosh your breast?
Yes. Does it feel compromising?
Yep, but the rest of your body is
dothed. These trained techni-
cians are women who do this
all day, every day, and they do
it because they really care.
This is not up for negotia-
tion. We women need to be
proactive in our awareness and
fight against breast cancer. If
the. process is bothersome for a
moment, you'll get through it.
Less than 15 seconds per boob.
My boys have stood on
them, stretched them, bit them
and who knows what else I
don't remember from the mid-
dle of the night feedings from
long ago. God made us very
pliable and strong. We are
women for heaven's sake.
If you don't want to get a
mammogram, then don't. Fear
is a contagious emotion that is
empowered by ignorance.
Please don't spread insecurities
to innocent .oung or old
women who have never had
one. These women might pre-
fer their lives be saved by a test
that has ultimately saved so
many others.
At the very least, start prac-
ticing self-exams. One of my
dear friends found her cancer
that way. Sometimes the mam-
mogram doesn't catch every-
thing. We have to be vigilant
and know our bodies. She is


now cancer free, four years.
Early detection is the key. It's
that simple, it can save your
life. Make that appointment
you've been putting off, today.
You are worth it.
Emnmons is a Femandina
Beach resident.


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Sea & Sky aims to balance safety and fun


Some limits
on access to
ocean during
Nov. 2-4 event

by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
Jacksonville Beach police
are working with downtown
residents and business owners
to preserve public access
while providing security dur-
ing Sea and Sky Spectacular
Nov. 2-4.
Police Commander Gene
Paul Smith told those attend-
ing an organizational meeting
Thursday that the primary
goals for the event include
limiting the disruption to
businesses and homeowners
in the show perimeter, main-
taining traffic flow and keep-
ing an eye on public safety.
City staff, police and fire
personnel, Navy officials and
special events coordinators
from the city of Jacksonville
attended the public meeting
at City Hall to detail the
impact on those working or
living within the project area,
which is between Beach
Boulevard, A1A, 6th Avenue
North and the ocean. -
"Our challenge Post-911 is
we always have to be aware of


threats to the public as well as
to the event itself," he said of
the planning being done for
the event. "It is not necessari-
ly going to be Al-Quaeda
storming the beach. It could
be Virginia Tech. You can see
how much damage one per-
son can do."
Smith said law enforcement
officials have assumed an
"upgraded posture" to ensure
that things run smoothly dur-
ing the fourth air show to be
held at the Beaches. The
event is held every other year
at Jacksonville Beach and
draws thousands to the shore-
line. (On alternate years it is
held at NAS Jacksonville.)
Additional police officers
will be on duty during the
weekend and many shifts will
overlap to ensure that the
area is adequately staffed,
Smith said.
Fire and police officials will
also coordinate next week to
conduct emergency exercises
at the beach.
Paramedics will patrol the
crowd on bicycles to allow for
immediate access to a trauma
situation during the
Spectacular, Smith said.
"With crowds this size we
can't get one of the big red
trucks down there as quickly
as the bike teams," Smith
said. "The manpower is mas-


sive for something like this.
Everyone is playing their part
and pitching Smith said
events like the air show pres-
ent a challenge in a city venue
as opposed to a stadium set-


ting, He explained that there
.is no way to screen everything
coming in and out of the stag-
ing area in the city blocks.
"We have regular traffic,
businesses and residents all in


our show area. We can't put a
wall up and secure all of these
things," he said.
"We are understanding of
all of you who live and work
here. The goal is to make it as
smooth as possible."
Street closures will begin
Monday, Oct. 29 and will
progress slowly throughout
the week. Practice demonstra-
tions will be held Friday, Nov.
2 with the show on Nov. 3
and 4.
Officer Brett Burrell is
working with businesses in
the area to coordinate deliv-
ery schedules leading up to
the event. After Oct. 30,
deliveries will be limited to
certain times, Smith said.
"We are going to do our
best to accommodate you,"
Smith said.
Pablo Avenue will be desig-
nated the JTA transportation
hub. Visitors will be dropped
off'at the site from the park
and from ride locations estab-
lished at the TPC Sawgrass.
Passes will be distributed to
residents, business owners
and employees to ensure
access during the week. A
valid drivers license arid
check stub will be required for
employees to enter the
secured zone, Smith said.
"Everyone within the inner
perimeter must have a park-


ing pass," he said. "And
everyone is subject to search.
That will be clearly posted."
Police and Naval volunteers
will also be posted at the
beach walkovers and along
portions of the beach to keep
visitors out of the dunes.
The air show will not
include an amphibious
assault this year because of
damage to the dune system
during previous shows. Beach
walkovers will be considered
off limits during the show in
the event area. No vessel traf-
fic will be permitted in waters
that are within a mile of the
staging area.
Beachgoers will be able to
go on the sandy area of the
beachfront but going in the
ocean will not be permitted in
the staging area, Smith said.
Anyone in the ocean during
the event will be asked to
leave pursuant to FAA and
Coast Guard regulations.
"The sea oats were a big
issue the last three years. In
our experiences during the
beach landing, all 50,000 peo-
ple rushed the sand dunes.
Everyone wants to get up on
an elevated platform to see,"
Smith said.
"The Navy is providing 60
volunteers. That should tell
you what a big deal this is."


From New York to Ponte Vedra, artfully


by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER

An exhibit that hangs
through today at the
Coldwell Banker Walter,
Williams offices in Sawgrass
Village features the work of
20 artists, one of whom has
had her artwork used in a
variety of feature film sets.
The works of Blanche
Andrews, a Franco-Swiss artist
whose husband, Josiah, is a
Coldwell Banker Realtor, have
been used in the sets of "In
the Bedr6om," "The White
Oleander," "Dragon Fly,"
"America's Sweetheart" and
"Oceans Eleven."
The Andrews live in Ponte
Vedra Beach.
Her artwork a690 will appear
in the- soon-to-be-released
"Indiana Jones" sequel star-
ring Harrison Ford and direct-
ed by Steven Spielberg.
Blanche and Josiah
Andrews were introduced in
1981 by Kofi Annan, who,
before he became Secretary
General of the United
Nations, was Josiah Andrews'
tennis partner.
Andrews was working at
the U.N. when he and his
future wife were introduced
at a dinner party, Andrews
said.
The couple was married in
Switzerland and returned to
New York.
"New York was a fantastic


...; - .' photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Blanche Andrews and her husband Josiah stand beside one of
her paintings, "Gladiolus," at an exhibit of works by 20 local
artists held at the Coldwell Banker Walter Williams offices in
Sawgrass Village.


experience for me," Blanche
Andrews said at the Oct. 17
opening of the exhibit,
"because it pulled me out of
my traditional way of paint-
ing classical impressionist
way.
"Then I really exploded,
discovered new venues.
That's where I started to use
my old technique and very
new themes."
Andrews said she created
"Gladiolus," one of her works


on display at .the exhibit, by
working with oil on canvas,
and also using pigments.
"I work like in the past, in
the Italian sense, with layer,-
ing and glazing."
Andrews, who said she has
been painting all her life, was
born in France, grew up in
Paris and taught in an art
academy in Geneva,
Switzerland. She established
the Rockport Art Studio in
Rockport, Maine.


4 roadways in Jax Beach near capacity


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
State mandated updates to
the city's 2010
Comprehensive Plan have
officially named four
Jacksonville Beach roadways
as constrained facilities,
meaning they can't handle
more traffic.
Beach Boulevard, A1A,
Penman Road and Ponte
Vedra Boulevard received the
designation because any addi-
tional traffic would exceed
established level of service
standards. All are currently
graded an E, one step above
failing.
"You can't dump traffic on
state roads and let them take
care of it," Steve Tocknell of
the city's consulting firm
Reynolds, Smith & Hills said
at an Oct. 17 meeting. "They
[the state] won't let you."
A constrained roadway is
defined as any road that can-
not feasibly handle any signif-
icant increase in capacity
because of environmental,
policy or physical reasons, he
said.
City officials are prohibited
by state law to permit any
project that exceeds 110 per-
cent of the level of service
capacity and the four roads
main roads in the city are at
capacity.
Options to squeeze more
capacity out of the roadways
are part of the plan, including
hardware updates in 2012
that will give motorists cur-
rent information on changing


road conditions, such as acci-
dents or lane closures.
"As a policy decision we
decreed we are not going to
make a -four-lane highway
into a six-lane highway," he
said. "We are suggesting inno-
vative approaches in ways
that do not add capacity."
Tocknell detailed the
updates to the transportation
element of the 2010 Comp
Plan at a public meeting
Wednesday at City Hall in
Jacksonville Beach.
"This is a good opportunity
for the community to take
stock of where it is and where
it is going and how things
might have 'changed,"
Tocknell said.
Since the last update was
completed in 1999;
Jacksonville Beach has experi-
enced a flurry of transporta-
tion changes from the influx
of high rise condominiums to
major road improvement
projects, he said.
"Every couple years it is
necessary to flush the old one
out and and create new
changes to reflect the current
status," Tocknell said.
The update also states that
there will be no need for any
more major projects to
increase road capacity in the
city once the widening of
Beach Boulevard is completed
and the realignment of
Penman Road finished.
Tocknell credited city offi-
cials for "understanding
where you are and where this
community wants to go."
The plan also monitors the


existing level of bicycle and
pedestrian traffic he number
of available long term parking
spaces and how well the city's
evacuation routes function,
he said.
Other changes include
replacing existing bus routes
with a trolley service and
implementing a ride request
service that will keep empty
buses from running up and
down the Beaches.
Future installation of new
hardware is planned to help
monitor traffic conditions
and relay information to
motorists in real time, he said.
"These are good ways to
squeeze more capacity out
without adding lanes,"
Tocknell said. "When roads
are constrained, we are limit-
ed in ways to increase capaci-
ty. These are viable options."
Grades are assigned to each
state road to identify their
specific service level.
Anything rated F is. consid-
ered a failed roadway.
"It is like spinning plates.
As long as nothing goes
wrong you are fine," Tocknell
said. "If they fall and cars are
not moving that is actually
below level of service F."
Tocknell said the future pro-
jections outlined in the comp
plan that show Beach
Boulevard operating as a con-
gested facility in 2008 are
incorrect because the ongoing
widening is expected to be
complete next year.


photo by KATHY HARTMAN
Dianne Smith from San Jose
Country Club serves at
Sawgrass Racquet Club.
Saturday during the
SenioRitas tennis tourna-
ment to raise money for
breast cancer programs.
Winners in the A1-A2 cate-
gory for ages 40 to 54 were
Marie Waller from San Jose
and Helen Muench-Ciesla
from Deerwood Country
Club. Winners in the A3 cate-
gory for ages 40 to 54 were
Sharon Lang and Hop
Hartman, both from
Huguenot Tennis Center,
Jacksonville Beach.


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October 24, 2007


OBITUARIES



OBITUARIES.


JANE ROSE VAN BUSKIRK


WILLIAM JULIAN DIXON


FREDDIE LEE GREEN


Jane Rose Van Buskirk, 76,
died October 21, 2007. She
was born May 14, 1931 in
Kenton, Ohio, where she grew
up. She lived in Jacksonville
for the last 15 years, and spent
the past few years helping oth-
ers at the Consulate Nursing
Facility, where she resided.
Survivors include her broth-
ers, Howard Niel, Lowel
Elsworth, Harold Wright,
Willis Dudley and Brien
Glenn. She was predeceased by
her mother, Donna Irene


Phillips; father, Howard
Elsworth Van Buskirk; and
three sisters, Audrey, Agnes
Louise and Frankie.
A Graveside Service will be
held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in
Beaches Memorial Park,
Atlantic Beach, with the Rev.
Tom Bary officiating.
Visitation will be' one hour
prior to the service.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


JOSEPH JOHN HOZA, JR.


Joseph
Joh n
S i Hoza Jr.,
79, died
October
S 18, 2007.

b b0 r n


to Joseph
and Irene
Hoza in
Pittsburgh, Pa.
He served on the USS
Takanis Bay (CVE-89) as an air
crewman and on several Navy
aircraft during World War II.
He was a recipient of the
Pacific Theater Ribbon,
American Theater Ribbon and
Victory Medal.
After the war, he returned
to Pittsburgh, where he mar-
ried Kathryn, his wife of 56
years and became a member
of the 211 Carpenter's Union.
He later became a major proj-
ect construction manager
responsible for building high
rises and industrial material
handling facilities around the
United States. He also served
as Vice Commodore of the


Oakmont Yacht Club.
After moving to Florida, he
and his wife became faithful
members of Our Lady Star of
the Sea in Ponte Vedra Beach.
He volunteered at TPC
Sawgrass for more than 20
years, along with being
involved with the Navy
League and also being a mem-
ber of American Legion Post
233 in Palm Valley.
He is survived by his wife,
Kathryn Hoza; son, Chris and
Joanie Hoza; daughter, Kathy
and Don Bozich; grandchil-
dren, Jacquelyn Hoza and
Matthew Bozich; sisters, Rene
and Wade Koykendall,
Monica Cox and Nancy and
Red Stephens; along with sev-
eral nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held
at 11 a.m. Thursday at Our
Lady Star of the Sea. In lieu of
flowers, the family requests
donations in Honor of Joseph
Hoza to the Mayport Navy
League, c/o John Vargo,
13744 Canfield Court,
Jacksonville, FL, 32224.
Arrangements under the
care of Ponte Vedra Valley,
Ponte Vedra Beach.


JULIUS ALEXANDER MYERS


Julius Alexander Myers, 87,
died October 15, 2007. He was
born in Tazewell, Va. on
September 16, 1920.
He was a devoted member of
the First Presbyterian Church of
Virginia .Beach, Va., a 32nd
.gree" Ja'oi a and a' Shnner 'at.
the thedive Teniple. He moved
from Virginia Beach to Ponte
Vedra Beach in September 2000.
He proudly served in the U.S.
Navy during World War II. He
was in the Pacific Theater
aboard the USS. Intrepid and
was awarded the Purple Heart.,
. He is survived by his. wife of
61 years, Jolene Myers; son,
Chuck (Jody) of Richmond, Va.;
daughter, Lisa (Barry) Epstein of
Ponte Vedra Beach; sisters,


Velma Powers of Akron, Ohio
and Ruth Fisher of Orange, Tex.;
grandchildren, Anne Summer
Myers, Katharine (Ahren)
Rittershaus of Charleston, S.C.,
Luke Hyman of Charlottesville,
Va., Oliver (Jonna. Epstein of
.Ponte \'edxa Beach ana ereii
(Paul) Wolif of Virginia 'BeaiW."'
Va.; great-grandchildren, Ethan
and Mason Wolff and Evelyn
Epstein; along with extended
family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations
in his name may be sent to
Baptist Medical Center Beaches,
1350 13th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach, FL. 32250
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


William Julian Dixon, 79,
of Jacksonville, known to his
friends as "Minnie" or "Bill,"
died October 19, 2007. He
was born February 29, 1928 in
Jacksonville to Sadie Louise
Reynolds Dixon and Charles
Emil Dixon.
He graduated in 1947 from
Fletcher High School, where
he excelled on the baseball,
basketball, football and track
teams, earning athletic letters
in all four sports, and was
class president. He attended
the University of Florida.
By profession, he designed
fire sprinkler systems for com-
mercial buildings, specializ-
ing in hospital fire systems.
He enjoyed fishing, bowling,
playing cards and telling
clever jokes. .
He was predeceased by his
parents and his special friend,
Joann McLaren. He is sur-
vived by his only brother,


Col. (Ret.) Charles Emil
Dixon Jr. (wife Juanita) of
Jacksonville; three children,
Julian (wife Keith), Ruthie
Davis (husband Matt) and
Reese (wife Cindy); four
grandchildren, four great-
grandchildren and many
nieces and nephews.
He will be missed by long-
time friends Harry "Flash"
Hoover, Michelle McLaren
Thomas (husband Steve) and
many others.
Viewing will be from 6-8
p.m. Sunday. The funeral
service will be at 10 a.m.
Monday at Riverside
Memorial Park.
Remembrances may be
made in his name to
Community Hospice, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville,
FL 32257.
Arrangements by Hardage-
Giddens Town & Country
Funeral Home, Jacksonville.


LOUISE P. LAUWAERT


Louise P. Lauwaert, 89, died
October 19, 2007 in the
Hadlow Center of Community
Hospice. She was born in Kew
Gardens, County Surrey,
England January 22, 1918 and
grew up in Antwerp, Belgium.
She was educated at the
Atheneum for girls (Classical
Humaniora) and the Royal
:Academy of Art of Antwerp,
where she studied classical
charcoal drawing and special-
ized in French Literature,
Flemish and Dutch Literature,
History of Art and European
History.
In 1939 she married John
Lauwaert, who had been born
in Minnesota. He always
wanted to come back to the
United States. In May 1951,
the couple settled in Atlantic
Beach. He worked for the U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers in-
Jacksonville as an architect
and died in May 1993.
She lived in Atlantic Beach
until July 2000, when she
moved to Vicar's Landing in
Ponte Vedra Beach. She
moved to the Carriage Club of
Jacksonville in July 2005.
She was elected the.last. PTA
president :of :the.Tunior andi
SeniorF Fletcher ,-High- School
for the years 1963-1964 and
the first PTA president for the
new Fletcher Senior High
School in 1964-1965.
In 1965, she attended
Jacksonville University for
17th Century French
Philosophers Literature. For
13 years she was a substitute
teacher for French and Latin
at Fletcher Senior High.
During those years, she


HARRIET GERRITS SMITH


Harriet Gerrits Smith, 89,
died October 14, 2007. She
was born September 10, 1918
on Pipsico Plantation, Spring
Grove, Va., the only child of
the late Warren A. arid'
Genevieve M. Gerrits. She;
resided in Atlantic Beach the
past three years and was a
longtime resident of
Washington, D.C. and
Maryland's Eastern Shore.
She met her husband,
William E. "Bud" Smith,
when she was 12 years old
and living across the street
from his large family. They
married in 1943 and spent 64
years together.
In 1973, she retired from
the Federal Government in
Washington, D.C., where she
was an Administrative
Specialist on the Foreign Tax
Assistance Staff, working with
government, private enter-
prise and university employ-
ees on overseas assignments.
She enjoyed her work, which


revolved around travel.
Her love of travel began as
a young person, making
'cross-country trips with her
family in the days when that
was not common. Later, she
spent years touring the U.S.
by motor home as well as vis-
iting numerous countries
around the world. She also
enjoyed music, cards and
gatherings of family and
friends.
Her memory will be cher-
ished by her husband, Bud;
daughter, Patricia Pendleton
(Ron) of Atlantic Beach; sons,
Steven Smith (Brenda), Gary
Smith (Rita) of Palmetto Bay,
Fla. and Glen Smith (Susie) of
Deale, Md.; grandchildren,
Kim Ricci, Angela Lingerfelt
(Jeff), Stacy Sweet (Darren),
Kelly Ball (David), Garrett,
Christopher, Tyler, Riley and
Drew Smith; step-grandchil-
dren, Jeff (Lynda), Jennifer,
Karen and Kenneth
Pendleton; great-grandchil-.


tutored French to many stu-
dents and teachers. In 1974
she also taught French in
Adult Education.
The couple was very inter-
ested in high school swim-
ming and started the Beaches
Aquatic Club (BAC) in 1958.
He was its chairman until
1988. Many major high
school swim meets were held
in the Beaches Aquatic Pool in
Atlantic Beach, which the
couple was instrumental in
building. Many BAC and
Fletcher swimmers received
grants-in-aid to universities
from 1959-1977.
She is survived by two sons,
Alan and his wife Libby of
Ponte Vedra Beach and Gerald
and his wife Paige of
Jacksonville; three grandchil-
dren, Elizabeth of Arlington,
Virginia (daughter of Alan and
Libby) and Cara and Adam
(daughter and son of Gerald
and Paige). She was prede-
ceased by her husband in
1993 and her daughterNicole.
A.Memorial Mass will be cel-
ebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday in
Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church, with
Monsignor Daniel Logan as
Celebrant. A reception will
follow in the Cultural Center
of the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Our Lady Star
of the Sea Catholic Church,
545 A1A N., Ponte Vedra
Beach, FL 32082.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
Beach.


Freddie Lee Green, 61, the
third of four sons and the ninth
of 13 children, died October 19,
2007 at Northeast Florida
Community Hospice,
Jacksonville. He was born
December 26, 1945 in
Swainsboro, Ga. to Osie and
Daisy Green. The family moved
to Jacksonville Beach, and he
attended Jacksonville Beach
Elementary-Junior High School
#144.
At an early age, he became a
member of St. Andrew AME
Church, where he was part of
the Sunday School, Youth
Department and Youth Usher
Board. As an adult, he served as
a member of Usher Board No. 1
under the presidency of Sister
Blanche Brown (Aunt Blanche).
Around the Beaches, he was
employed by several compa-
nies. As a young man, he
worked for Webb's Grocery and
later at Schultz Roofing Co. and
Green's Lawn Service. He was
always helping around the
community's neighborhoods
by painting and doing yard
work and repairs for family,
neighbors and friends.
In 1970, he married Emily
Doctor, and the couple had 10
children. After many years of
work and a serious accident, a
roofing fall, his health began to
fail.
He returned to St. Andrew
AME Church and joined
December 17, 2006 under the
pastorate of Rev. Dr. William J.
Simmons 'and Brother Blake
Zeigler, Class 6 leader.
He was willing to serve wher-
ever he was asked or needed. He
helped clean and beautify the
sanctuary and grounds of the
church. He recently painted its
exterior. In June, he cleaned,
painted and landscaped the
grounds of the old Jacksonville
School for its grand opening as


the Rhoda L. Martin Cultural-
Center.
He was preceded in.death by
his mother, Daisy Green; five
siblings, Marvin Green, Rosa
Mae Green, Frank Session,
Laura Green and Emma Green;
and his wife, Emily Green.
He is survived by his chil-
dren, Joyce Williams,
Charleston, S.C., Verronica
Hammond, Jacksonville,
Norman Bright, Charleston,
S.C., Debra Redman (Rick),
Stanton, Va., Lucille Johnson
(Raymond), Jacksonville, James
Doctor, Atlantic Beach, Barbara
Hopson (Jack), Clarksville,
Tenn., Cynthia Brock (Robert),
Atlantic Beach and David
Doctor, Charleston, S.C.; father,
Osie Davis; brothers, Isaac and
Jacob Green; sisters, Martha
Young, Josephine Pitts, Ruby
Peavie, Daisy Anderson and
Pearlie Lee; 23 grandchildren,
11 great-grandchildren and one
great-great-grandchild; sisters-
in-law, Deloris and Devanna
Green and Minnie Session;
brothers-in-law, Allen Young,
Maxwell Anderson, Henry
Peavie and John Lee; a host of
nieces, nephews and cousins;
dear friends, Debra Lane,
Bernadine Hayes and Andrea
Davis; and other relatives and
friends.
The 'family will receive
friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at
St.. Andrew AME Church, 125
9th St. S., Jacksonville Beach,
the Rev. Dr. William J.
Simmons, pastor.
Funeral services will be held
at 11 a.m. Monday at the
church,;Rev. Elliott Lawson pre-
siding. Interment will follow at
Beaches Memorial Park, 1500
Main Street, Atlantic Beach.
There will be a repast following
interment at the church.
Services entrusted to James
Graham Mortuary, Jacksonville.


RONALD J. OEHLBECK


Ronald

Oehlbeck,
73, died
S'v :. October
bn July 18, 2007
e in-..s i the
a Hadlow
S-. :Center-of
S. Comm-

Hospice.
He was
born July 16, 1934 in-
Rochester, N.Y. and had
resided in the Beaches area for
the past 30 years.
He served in the United
States Navy during the
Vietnam War and retired as a
Commander. During his retire-


FRANCES LOUISE PEREIRA


dren, Cameron and McKenzie
Sweet, Hunter, Tanner and
Dylan Ball, Allyson and
James Patrick Lingerfelt,
Joshua Kuss, Elizabeth, Seth
and Emilie Pendleton.
A Funeral Mass will be cele-
brated at 10 a.m. Monday in
Holy Redeemer Catholic
Church, 9705 Summit Ave.,
Kensington, Md., with the
Rev. Mark Hughes as cele-
brant. The interment will fol-
low at Gate of Heaven
Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the fami-
ly requests donations be
made to Community Hospice
of Northeast Florida, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville,
FL 32257 or to St. John's
Catholic Church, 2400
Mayport Road, Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233.
Services under the direc-
tion of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
Beach.


JEROME JOSEPH 'JERRY' ZYSKI


Jerome Joseph "Jerry"
Zyski, 50, of Ponte Vedra
Beach died peacefully
October 16, 2007. A long-
time resident of Ponte Vedra
Beach, he was born January
11, 1957 in Norfolk, Va.
He attended Rollins
College and married his col-
lege sweetheart, Nancy
Curry. The couple celebrated
their 25th wedding anniver-
sary last year. They had three
children, Daniel, Janie and
Jennifer. He was a special
uncle to Allison, Bobby and
Mara Curry and Rogette and
Steve Looper.
His family was the sub-
stance of his life. He took
great pride in the accom-
plishments of his wife and
children. He cherished his
family life and especially
enjoyed summers in Cape


May, N.J., as well as ski trips
during the winter and their
recent vacations to Maine
and Canada.
He was active in numerous
business ventures. He was an
active member of the com-
munity and gave generously,
often anonymously. He will
be remembered for his pas-
sion for life.
He'undertook all endeav-
ors with fervor, whether
business, golf, charitable giv-
ing or entertaining friends.
His zest for life, sense of
humor, generosity and kind-
ness were felt by all who
knew him. He enjoyed cook-
ing, automobiles and boat-
ing. He had an extraordinary
talent for extracting humor
from practically any situa-
tion.
He was preceded in death


by his mother, Barbara Ann
Kincaid, and father-in-law,
Dr. Joseph Curry. He is sur-
vived by his wife and chil-
dren; stepfather, Zernie
Kincaid; mother-in-law, Jane
Curry; uncle, Daniel Mullan;
sister, Julia Kroll; brothers-
in-law, Larry and Jeffrey
Curry, and their families.
A memorial service to cele-
brate and honor his life was
held Tuesday at the Ponte
Vedra Outpost.
Because of his love for
children, the family requests
that, in lieu of flowers, dona-
tions be made to his favorite
charity, Dreams Come True,
6803 Southpoint Parkway,
Jacksonville, FL 32216.
Services' under the direc-
tion of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home, Jacksonville
Beach.


Frances Louise Pereira, 81,
of Mayport and Neptune
Beach died October 18, 2007
after a brief illness. She was a
devoted wife, mother and
grandmother, the family
said.
Survivors include her hus-
band of 52 years, Louis
Pereira; sons, Louis (Kim)
Pereira and Paul (Nancy)
Pereira; broker, Ned Tuttle;
sisters, Adeline Tuttle, Clydie
Moneyhun and Georgia Ann
Ricketts; grandchildren,
Matthew, Jacob and
McKenzie; and a host of
other relatives and friends.
She was predeceased by her


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parents, LeeRoy and Beatrice
Tuttle, and four sisters.
A Visitation with Prayer
Vigil was held Sunday in the
chapel of Quinn-Shalz. A
Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Monday in St.
Paul's Catholic Church, with
the Rev. William Kelly offici-
ating. Interment followed in
Old Mayport Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the fam-
ily requests memorials be
made to St. Paul's Catholic
Church, 224 5th St. N..,
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250.
Services under the direc-
tion of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home.


ment he enjoyed carpentry
work, especially building oak
furniture..
He is survived by his wife of
39 years, Celestine; daughter,
Helen Elizabeth (Patrick)
Godfrey; granddaughter,
JeinieritL; Cele.sW Tiyilot;.AtArdb
brother dward W ',Oehlbeckit *'
A Memorial Mass was cele-
brated Monday in St. Paul's
Catholic Church, with the
Rev. William Kelly as
Celebrant.
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests that donations be
made to the charity of one's
choice.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.



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Wednesday, Oct. 24
Administrative Board: The
Administrative Board of the
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
Hospital Auxiliary holds its
monthly meeting at 10 a.m. in
Conference Room B at the hos-
pital.

Chamber Workshop: The
Jacksonville Regional Chamber
of Commerce's Beaches
Division holds a workshop,
Doing Business with the
Government Beaches. Office,
from 1-4 p.m. at 325
Jacksonville Dr., Jacksonville
Beach. The workshop will be
led by Paul Arrington, a certi-
fied business analyst at the
Small Business Center of the
Jacksonville Regional Chamber
of Commerce. The cost is $25
for members, $35 for non-
members; reservations are
required. Call 249-3868 or e-
m a i 1
beaches@myjaxchamber.com.

Daughters of Confederacy:
United Daughters of the
Confederacy, Mattie T. Wright
Chapter, meets at 11 a.m. at
Selva Marina Country Club,
1600 Marina Dr., Atlantic
Beach. Two club members will
talk about their Confederate
relative, William Bishop King.
Visitors are welcome. Call 223-
1413 for information.

Two Chamber. Events: The
Ponte, Vedra Chamber of
Commerce holds its first
Networking Lunch & Learn at
11:30 a.m. at Sawgrass Marriott
Resort & Spa. Each attendee
will get 60 seconds for their
company's commercial. At 5:30
p.m., the Chamber meets for
the grand opening of Ocean
Life Fitness, 5150 Palm Valley
Road.

Thursday, Oct. 25


photo submitted
The Marine Science Education Center will be open Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The school opened in 1927 as Ribault
Elementary and served students in the Mayport area until it closed in the mid 1960's. It is currently part of the Duval County School
system. Everyone is invited to come and visit the aquarium and the museum. The school is located at 1347 Palmer Street in
Mayport Village.


Book Talk Cafe: A Book Talk
Cafe is offered at 10:30 a.m. at
the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch
Library, 101 Library Blvd.
Author Robert Gandt will be on
hand to discuss his book,
"Black Star Rising." For infor-
mation, call 827-6950.

Kiwanis Club: The Kiwanis
Club of Jacksonville Beaches
meets .at 12 p.m. at Selva
Marina Country Club. The
speaker will be Beth
Montelongo, Mayo Clinic's
Volunteer Coordinator. The
cost for non-members is $15.
For information, call club pres-
ide6t Neil Powell at 343-3571
or visit the club's website,
www.beacheskiwanis.com.

Beach Walk and Talk: Runs
from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.at Hanrla
Park. The session begins in
Parking Lot 8. A guided tour of
the oceanfront park is part of


the Great Florida Birding Trail.
Dress for the weather and loca-
tion. This program is for all
ages, but not appropriate for
strollers. The park admission
fee is $3 per vehicle for up to
six occupants, plus $1 per each
additional person. The fee
must be paid to enter the park.


Friday, Oct. 26
FRA Cooks: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290 hosts
"Pizza/Calzone" dinners from
5-8 p.m. at the Branch Home,
390 Mayport Road, Atlantic
Beach. Carry-out orders are
accepted, and the public is
always invited. After dinner,
Flatback plays from 9 p.m.-l
a.m.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Acrylic Art: A two-day


Intermediate/Advanced Acrylic
or Oil Painting.Workshop runs
from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday
and Sunday at the Cultural
Center at Ponte Vedra Beach.
Ellen Diamond is master artist
and instructor of the workshop,
which is for intermediate to
advanced painters. The cost to
members is $260; for non-
members, it's $325.

Archaeology Presentation:
Archaeologist Rebecca Gorman
discusses how archaeological
investigations and looting have
affected the understanding of
Spanish missions. Gorman's
presentation begins at 12 p.m.
at Fort George Island Cultural
State Park. Call the Talbot
Islands Ranger Station (904-
251-2320) for information.

Hazardous Waste
Collection: St. Johns County
Solid Waste Management's


community collection day for
household hazardous waste
runs from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the
TPC Sawgrass parking lot on
C.R. 210. Sheriff's deputies will
be on hand to handle ammuni-
tion, flares and weapons. Along
with community day, a mobile
unit is parked from 9 a.m.-12
p.m. each Tuesday at the Palm
Valley Fire Station.. For infor-
mation, call Solid Waste
Management at 827-6980.

New World Celts: A invita-
tion is extended to anyone
with Celtic interest by New
World Celts to meet at 5'p.m. at
Culhane's Irish Pub, 967
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach.
The group is looking to estab-
lish an NWC. chapter in
Jacksonville. New World Celts,
a non-profit organization, was
formed in 2000 to promote
Celtic culture and increase
awareness of Celtic history in


the "New World." Membership
is open to anyone interested in
Celtic culture.

Parrothead Club: The annu-
al Beaches A1A Parrothead
Pirates Ball will be held at Cliff's
at the Beach. Among the organ-
izations the club raises money
for Northeast Florida
Alzheimer's Association,
American Cancer Society's
Relay for Life, active members
of the Sea Turtle Patrol, BEAM
and Adopt a Highway Cleari-
Up for portions ,of A1A. For
information, visit www.calyp-
sonuts.com.

Trash & Treasure: The sec-
ond annual Ponte Vedra
Chamber of Commerce Trash &
Treasures will be held from 8
a.m.-1 p.m. in the Ponte Vedra
Pointe Shopping Center. Setup
begins at 7 a.m., and it's a first-
come, first-served situation. A
10x10 parking space costs $30,
and two cost $50. Table rental
is $10.

Sunday, Oct. 28
Animal Signs: A park ranger
makes a presentation and leads
a guided hike to characterize
tracks left by an assortment of
wildlife beginning at 11 a.m. at
Fort George Island State Park.
No reservations are necessary,
and the program is free. Call
the Talbot Islands Ranger
Station (904-251-2320) for
information.

Husky Howl: The 3rd annu-
al Husky Howl will be held
from 3-6 p.m. in the Dogwood
Park of Jacksonville special
events area, 7407 Salisbury
Road South. Admission is free
to any and all, whether husky
owners or not. For information
about the Husky Howl, call Jon
or Tracy Kaetzel at 904-759-
4506.


JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Brooke Dowling Lane, 24,
of Jacksonville Beach was
arrested,"otof 20 -andc chliged.I
with` a *ir aiWt for pbsoesbiril
of cocaine in the 100 block of
19th Avenue N., according to
a police report.
* *
Attempted grand theft of a
motor vehicle was reported
Oct. 20 in the 3000 block of
3rd Avenue S. An unknown
suspect damaged the lock and
the ignition of a green 2000
Ford F150. Police said the
damage was consistent with
attempted auto theft.
* *
Petit theft was reported Oct.
19 m in the 100 block of 3rd
Street S. A mountain bike val-
ued at $50 was stolen .from
outside a restaurant.
* *
Aggravated battery was
reported Oct. 21 in the first
block of Fairway Lane. The
victim told police she was
having a party at her resi-
dence when several people
began creating a disturbance.
She asked them to leave and
said a male suspect threw a
mini beer keg at her head,
causing a small laceration and
swelling. The windshield of a
vehicle was also damaged by a
beer bottle.
* *
Theft was reported Oct. 21
in the 300 block of 3rd
Avenue N. The victim said
$180 in cash was stolen from
her purse.
* *
Grand theft was reported
Oct. 21 in the 400 block of
Marsh Landing Parkway. A
Photo printer and an Apple I-
Home both valued at $200
were stolen from Target,
police said.
* *
Felony criminal mischief
was reported Oct. 21 in the
1100 block of Penman Road.
A red 2007 Dodge truck sus-
tained $1,500 in damages
when it was struck with a BB.
The victim told police that he
heard several loud pops that
sounded like a BB gun around .
7:30 p.m. He discovered a
hole in the windshield and a
window in the carport bro-
ken.

Residential burglary was
reported Oct. 21 in the 500
block of 15th Avenue S. A.
laptop computer, a desktop
computer and several pieces
of software were stolen from
the victim's residence. Total
loss was $2,208.
* *
James Edward Morgan III,
24, of Jacksonville wa, arrest-
ed Oct. 20 and charged with
aggravated battery with a


deadly weapon in the 100
block of 5th Avenue N.,
according toL.police report.

GraiLd ''theft 1'ff a motor
vehicle was reported Oct. 19
in the first block of Beach
Blvd. A silver 2004 Honda
Civic valued at $15,000 was
stolen from the parking area
near the Lifeguard Station.
The victim told police that
her beach bag and her keys
were stolen from the beach
earlier in the day. She report-
ed the incident to police and
returned to her vehicle to find
that it was missing. She
flagged down firefighters to
assist her when she observed
her vehicle drive by with a.
female suspect with blonde
hair behind the wheel. She
yelled at the driver and ran
toward the vehicle. The sus-
pect looked back at her and
continued to drive by, police
said. The vehicle was later
found unoccupied and
unlocked in front of an apart-
ment in the 200 block of 8th
Avenue N. Police said the
occupants of the apartment
did not see the vehicle pull ,up
and said no one had entered
the residence.

Residential burglary was
reported Oct. 21 in the 1600
block of 3rd Avenue N.
Several piece of jewelry, com-
puter equipment, DVDs and
$200 worth of collectible
coins were stolen from the
residence.

Auto burglary was reported
Oct. 18 in the first block of
Tallwood Road. A camera val-
ued at $450 and $4 in cash
were stolen from the vehicle.

Battery was reported Oct. 19
in the 300 block of 3rd Street
N. The victim told police he
was walking ,about 2:20 a.m.
when he was struck in the
head by a beer bottle thrown
from a passing vehicle. The
victim and his friend
approached the vehicle and
confronted the suspects. The
suspects got out and a physi-
cal fight ensued. Police said
the victim was hit in the head
multiple times and was kicked
to the ground.

Strong arm robbery was
reported Oct. 16 in the 200
block of Beach Proper N. A 40-
year-old homeless man told
police he was sitting on the
beach when he was
approached by two tran-
sients. He said the suspects
started punching and kicking
him for no reason before
stealing his backpack of cloth-
ing and $35 in cash. Police
contacted the suspects and


they said they were drinking
with the victim and left him
after he passed out.

'Grand theft of a 'motoi'
vehicle was reported Oct. 17
in the first block of Tallwood
Road. A white 2006 Toyota
Highlander valued at $22,000
was stolen from the driveway
'of the residence. The victim
told police that she last saw
the vehicle at 12:30 a.m.
* *
James Robert Beeler III, 18,
of Jacksonville, was arrested
Oct. 17 and charged with pos-
session and sale of a con-
trolled substance, possession
of over 20 grams of marijuana
and felony possession of a
controlled substance while in
the physical control of a
motor vehicle in the 1400
block of 3rd Street N., accord-
ing to a police report. Police
said Beeler was arrested after
police initiated a controlled
drug buy involving six grams
of marijuana for $60 within
1,000 feet of a convenience
store.


PONTE VEDRA BEACH
A woman's purse was stolen
from her vehicle in the first
block of Ponte Vedra Court on
Tuesday morning, according
to a police report.
* *
An iPod was stolen from a
woman's vehicle in the first
block of Ponte Vedra Court,
sometime between Monday
afternoon and. Tuesday morn-
ing, according .to a police
report.
Deputies said in the report
that -the incident may be
related to several burglaries in
the area.
* *
A man's vehicle was stolen
from his driveway in the 2300
block of L'atrium Circle some-
time between Saturday and
Sunday afternoon, according
to a police report.
* *
Plumbing supplies valued at
$30 were stolen from the
garage of a house in the 9700
block of Preston Trail on
Sunday, according to police.
* *
A gift card worth more than
$300 was stolen from the
mailbox of a house in the
1300 block of Ponte Vedra
Boulevard last week, accord-
ing to a police report. The vic-
tim said state prisoners had
been working in front of the
house when the incident
occurred. There are no sus-
pects at this time.
* *
More than $300 was
charged on a stolen credit
card after it was taken from


the victim's purse last week.
According to police, the cred-
it card was believed to have
been stolen from the vi6tim's
vworkplace. The' victiffi stated'
that a different credit card of
hers was stolen from the same
place last month.

An iPod, a video game, and
a cell phone charger were
stolen from a car in the 600
block of Ponte Vedra Lakes
Boulevard last week, accord-
ing to a police report.
* *
An all-terrain vehicle was
stolen from the first block of
South Wilderness Trail last
week, according to a police
report.

An iPod video viewer worth
nearly $600 was stolen from a
man's vehicle in the 300
block of Roscoe Boulevard last
week, according to police.
* *

ATLANTIC BEACH
No new reports.


NEPTUNE BEACH
Burglary was reported on
Oct. 20 in the 500 block of
Hopkins Street, according to a
police report. Two beach
cruiser bicycles were stolen
from the victim's carport and
$200 was stolen from the vic-
tim's wallet, which was in her
vehicle, according to the
report.
***0
Burglary and a felony
charge of criminal mischief
were reported on Oct. 21 in
the 400 block of Penman
Road, according to a police
report. An unknown suspect
broke into a storage building,
removed a riding lawn mower
and set it on fire near a
church parking lot, according
to the report.
***
Grand theft of a motor
vehicle was reported on Oct.
21 in the 200 block of Orange
Street, according to a police
report. An unknown suspect
stole the victim's 2001
Volkswagen between 3 p.m.
and 7:30 p.m., according to
the report.


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Justice for George Syvertsen


Former CBS correspondent


buried at Jax Beach cemetery


"As newsmen, we should
not be embarrassed to ask if a
news story is worth a human
life. The answer is no."
Walter Cronkite


by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Warren Smith Cemetery is an
unceremonious block of polished
granite.
The marker reveals little about the former
CBS News correspondent, who was killed May
31, 1970, while on assignment in Cambodia.
Ike McBride, a former caretaker at the city-
owned cemetery in Jacksonville Beach, once
pointed to Syvertsen's grave and told a visitor,
"This guy used to work with Walter Cronkite at
CBS."
Syvertsen, a correspondent for CBS News
from 1966 to 1970, was 38 when he gunned
down by enemy forces in Cambodia.
That the veteran New York City-bred
reporter is buried in virtual anonymity, in a
nondescript plot in a city where he never
lived, raises questions about his legacy as a
journalist.
"Was he, as some believe, a bold news
hound who.put himself and others unwittingly
- but recklessly -in harm's way, leading to
the first Vietnam War-related deaths of CBS
crew members?
Or was he, as others believe, a thoughtful,
independent-minded journalist whose memory
has been unjustly besmirched because of his
decision to follow a story into a known hot
zone?
"Everyone has their own take on George,"
said former CBS News cameraman Skip Brown
in a phone interview.
Point man of convoy
In "Lost Over Laos," a 2003 book by
Associated Press reporter Richard Pyle that
recounts the careers of four combat photogra-
phers who were killed in 1971, Syvertsen's
death in eastern Cambodia and those of seven
other newsmen was called "the war's bloodiest
single incident involving journalists."


As the point man of a three-vehicle convoy
of newsmen, Syvertsen unwittingly led his col-
leagues, including rival NBC correspondent
Welles Hangen, into enemy territory 30 miles
south of the Cambodian capital of Phnom
Penh.
Eight of the nine unarmed men were execut-
ed by the Viet Cong or Khmer Rouge rebels.
NBC's Cambodian driver managed to escape.
In "A Cambodian Odyssey," a self-published
book that recounts the ill-fated incident, co-
author and former CBS News correspondent
Jeff Williams, says, "With few exceptions, the
journalists who died in Cambodia were not
killed in the line of fire, a risk understood and
accepted by most correspondents. Instead they
were captured and brutally executed."
Syvertsen's bullet-ridden remains were
among the first to be recovered after the inci-
dent and returned to the U.S.
At his June 17, 1970, funeral in Jacksonville
Beach, CBS News personnel, including "CBS
Evening News" anchorman Walter Cronkite,
served as pall bearers.
Cronkite gave the eulogy.
"It is an irony of war that George Syvertsen
should have been its victim," Cronkite report-
edly said.
"While abhorring war, he went to it. He
went where the action was to help expose the
folly of all war. He will be sorely missed by us."
Scholarly corespondent
According to a June 4, 1970, news obit in
The New York Times, Syvertsen, a Brooklyn
native, spoke several languages, including
Russian.
A graduate of Columbia (N.Y.) College,
Syvertsen later studied at Columbia
University's Russian-I~stitute. -i'''' on :' '
He was an Associdted'Press 'iorrelspbfn~ifdeiit '
Warsaw, Poland, and Moscow before joining
CBS in 1966.
Colleagues, such as former CBS News cam-
eraman Kurt Volkert, who co-wrote "A
Cambodian Odyssey" with Williams, remem-
ber Syvertsen's scholarly approach to reporting.
"George, despite what happened in
Cambodia that distant spring day, was an
unusual and gifted guy, a true intellectual with
a sense of adventure and an independent mind
who didn't suffer fools easily," Volkert, now
living in Germany, said in an e-mail.
"He was an excellent correspondent, com-
plex, sophisticated and very thoughtful, proba-
bly better suited for in-depth newspaper
reporting than TV."
In his 2002 memoir "A Cat From Hue," for-
1111 iii IfH & M p liiiifiiiiiii'~ii


UPI photo courtesy of CBS NEWS ARCHIVES
1968: George Syvertsen (second from left) and his CBS News crew, including cameraman Kurt
Volkert (back right) and soundman Jeff Gralnick (center) in Danang, Vietnam.


photo courtesy of the NEWSEUM
Above: CBS News correspondent George Syvertsen in Vietnam. Below: Syvertsen's grave
marker at Warren Smith Cemetery in Jacksonville Beach.


mer CBS News correspondent John Laurence
called Syvertsen "one of the best and brightest
CBS News correspondents in Vietnam."
Laurence, a CBS News war correspondent
from 1965-70, also recalled Syvertsen saying,
"No 'sense getting killed for-'something that's
going to end iip 6on'thii uittiYg roonyIfl6o'"''
Syvertsen spent nearly a decade as a print
journalist before joining CBS, where he briefly
served as an associate producer for the "CBS
Morning News."
Phil Lewis, a
former execu-
tive producer
of the "CBS EL
Morning
News" and a R G
pall bearer at E 0 R ..
Syvertsen's
funeral, AP
recalled in a A .r, H
phone inter- 3 '
view that I
Syvertsen vol-
unteered to ., ._ ._L--_-_..: -_,
cover the war
in late 1967.
"He wasn't a big star, but he was starting to
get known for his Vietnam pieces," Lewis said.
During the Vietnam era, Laurence said CBS
News was in a fierce battle with NBC News for
war coverage. The pressure to get compelling
battlefield footage was intense.
"CBS News management created a culture of
aggressive, even reckless coverage of the war,
especially the big battles," Laurence says in "A
Cat From Hue," his 848-page memoir, "and
most of us who worked for them answered the
call."


Ties to the Beaches
In 1951, Syvertsen was in his second year of
college at Columbia when his Norweigen-born
parents, Olav and Ingrid Syvertsen, relocated
to Jacksonville Beach from New York City.
Olav Syvertsen was a dredge boat captain
who helped dredge parts of the St. Johns, River
and the Intracoastal Waterway, according to
George Syvertsen's nephew, Steven Hall of
Jacksonville Beach.
Hall's grandmother, Ingrid Syvertsen, a for-
mer chairperson of the New York City chapter
of the Girls Scouts of America, adored her old-
est son, who often visited his parents at their
8th Avenue North home.
"My grandmother was devastated when
George was killed," Hall recalled. "He was her
golden boy."
The elder Syvertsens, who migrated to the
U.S. from Norway in the early 1920s, also had
two daughters, Marie and Evelyn, and another
son, Clifford, all of whom are deceased.
In 1958, Evelyn Syvertsen was the valedicto-
rian of her class at Fletcher High School. By
then, her big brother had joined The AP in
New York, a job that would launch his overseas
career.
Under fire in the field
In 1960, Syvertsen, who studied Russian as
an enlisted man in the mid-1950s at the
Army's Defense Language Institute, was
appointed AP's foreign correspondent in
Warsaw.
In 1962, The AP posted Syvertsen in
Moscow, where he spent the next three years
covering more than a dozen trips abroad by
former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev.
Syvertsen's first wife and their only child,
Eric, accompanied him overseas.
In a phone interview from his Missouri
home, Eric Syvertsen said his parents, both sec-


ond-generation Norwegians, met at a church
youth group while in high school and were
married at Trinity Lutheran Church in
Brooklyn.
"My mom had been diagnosed with multiple
Selerosis'prior to their wedding,`^Syvertsen; a,
Yetlred A~' fliy captain 'Whio alsb *lu'er-i-iSa.M .
recalled.
Eric Syvertsen's parents divorced in 1962. A
year later, George Syvertsen married Gusta
Bojmart, a woman he met in Poland. Eric
Syvertsen said
She saw his
father sparing-
UED .' ly after that,
except-on TV.
VF T JN "The first
I. Time I heard
S: about his
SY death was on
the 'CBS
.Morning
.t .. ( : News,' while I
was getting
.. .... .-.. ready for
school," said
Eric Syvertsen,
who was 13 at the time.
Bravery unquestioned
George Syvertsen arrived in Vietnam in
November 1967 and his dispatches during the
Tet Offensive, including one at the embattled
Marine air base at Khe Sahn, were among the
best of his career, according to one CBS News
colleague.
"During the Tet Offensive, in Danang, Hue,
Saigon and Cholon, George had displayed
great courage as well as sound judgment when
we were in the midst of some of the heaviest
fighting of the war," Volkert says in "A
Cambodian Odyssey."
"His bravery and concern for his crews were
nearly legendary among the cameramen who
had worked for him."
Skip Brown, who worked with Syvertsen two
days before his death, agreed.
"George had earned his stripes," Brown said
in a phone interview. "He was the first corre-
spondent I worked with in Saigon. My first
reaction to him was that he seemed taciturn
and stern. Over time, I realized he was just
very quiet and cerebral."
One time in Warsaw, Syvertsen, who had-a
private pilot's license, demonstrated steely
nerves during a spiral dive maneuver, also
known in flying vernacular as "the death spi-
ral."
"George mentioned that he was one of the
very few westerners who was allowed to fly in
Communist Poland," Volkert, Syvertsen's for-
mer CBS News cameraman, recalled in an e-
mail.
"He took up a plane he wasn't familiar with
and the craft descended into an uncontrolled
downward spin. George took his hands off the
controls and the plane eventually recovered
and he landed safely. This is aviator's doctrine,
but to actually do it takes a lot of cold-blood-
edness."

Year of living dangerously
Journalists covering the secret U.S. military
"incursion" into Cambodia in 1970 increasing-
ly fell into enemy hands.
"By the summer of 1970, 25 journalists were
captured and ultimately killed. Of this number,
20 died in April and May," Williams says in "A
Cambodian Odyssey."

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Cont. from A-8 ^
Among those presumed ,. .
dead was freelance camera- ..
man Dana Stone, a CBS -''
stringer. On the day he was
killed, Syvertsen was wearing
a unique "cargo strap belt"
that Stone had given him,
according to Volkert.
All journalists took risks .
covering combat. It went
with the territory and was .
part of their job description.
But prior to the Syvertsen
incident, CBS News had
never lost a a single reporter
in combat, let alone an entire
crew.
"Tie disappearance of
Geoige and the others was a
dramatic shock throughout
CBS News," Sandy Socolow,
the former director of news
at CBS News, recalled in an e- .
mail.
"Everyone was hopeful
they were prisoners, and
alive. ... And there was a
tremendous letdown when photo courtesy of STEVEN HALL
their graves were discovered." George Syvertsen with his
In "Lost Over Laos," Pyle Geogie d versen within ah
says, "Journalists who flocked neice and nephew, Susan and
to Cambodia after,the fight- Steven Hal, in Jacksonville
ing spread there in 1970 Beach in the 1960s.
found different rules for cov-
erage and survival.
"No man's-landtbegii at ing to prove anything. He
the city limits. Traveling in had proved himself under
groups did not guarantee fire," recalled Brown, who
safety." assisted in identifying.
American military forces Syvertsen's remains in
based in South Vietnam had Cambodia and helped load
crossed the Cambodian bor- his coffin on a plane headed
der to disrupt North to -the U.S.
Vietnam's infamous supply "Syvertsen chafed at the
line: the Ho Chi Minh Trail. fact that he could not do
According to Volkert's more layered stories. Had he
book, Syvertsen arrived in lived, he would have been a
Cambodia- on May 1, 1970,. terrific '60 Minutes' corre-
crossing the border in an spondent."
armored personnel carrier Brown said Syvertsen had
with Volkert and Thai sound- ."requested a move" back to
man Thanong Hiransi. CBS' Moscow bureau, where
The trio rounded out a 10- he could do more "think
person CBS News crew in pieces."
Phnom Penh that included The controversial circum-
producer and acting bureau stances surrounding
chief Gerry Miller. Syvertsen's death have taint-
Miller, 42, was the least ed his image, according to
experienced correspondent of Brown.
the bunch. A former overseas "George was not into the
wire service reporter, Miller fame of it as much as he was
was new to network news in being correct as a journal-
gathering, but experienced 'ist," Brown said.
enough to understand the "He was very observant. If
bottom line. he had an inkling of what
According to "A was ahead on that road, he
Cambodian Odyssey," Miller would have turned around
had the assumption that "the. immediately. I'm convinced
only show" his crew'"had to that nobody could have
make" was the "CBS Evening made any difference."
News with Walter Cronkite."
Setertsen. CBS New'iS;.i l C, oa4,ofo. returki ,.
bureau chief in Tokyp,,w~s.s,; ,., Syypvrten. at the wheel: of a_
an ,old hand in Southeast caivas-topped French jeep,
Asia who had made the set out for Takeo on a Sunday
Croilkite show numerous morning in May to hunt
times. down a story.
Brown and Volkert differ in With him was Miller, who
opinion on whether rode shotgun in the military-
Syvertsen was, feeling pres- style jeep. Three other CBS
sured by his superiors at CBS staffers followed in another
News to get "tougher in his vehicle.
reporting," as Volkert con- Trailing the CBS crew was a
tends in his book. four-person team from NBC,
In "Nine Men Down," a led by Syvertsen's NBC coun-
documentary produced for terpart, Welles Hangen.
"The History Channel" in Hangen and Syvertsen were
2004, former CBS News for- almost mirror images.
eign editor Bob Little said in Both were New York City
an on-camera interview that natives known for their
"it was felt in New York, I felt scholarly approach to report-
in New York that there had ing.
been some hesitancy on Both were Army veterans
George's part to commit to fluent in several languages.
that kind of coverage." Each had taken courses at
Did pressure from New Columbia University, and '
York force Syvertsen to take each was well-versed in inter-
more chances -than normal in national affairs. Both had
Cambodia, which ultimately been stationed in Moscow.
led to his death-? -... ... They even shared the same
Brown doesn't think so. birthday March 22.
"I don't think he was try- Hangen was NBC's bureau


chief in Hong Kong. Fearful
of being "scooped" by CBS,
Hangen, 40, "rounded up his
crew and followed" Syvertsen
down the unsecured road to
Takeo," according to Volkert's
book.
In "Lost Over Laos," Pyle
says Hangen, like Syvertsen,
"also brushed off warnings"
of possible enemy forces on
the road to Takeo.
"If CBS goes, we go,"
Hangen reportedly said after
passing a checkpoint manned
by Cambodian troops.
Although the area the jour-
nalists traveled into was .
under the tactical control of
the South Vietnamese Army,
according to U.S. state
department officials, that sec-
tion of Cambodia was a vir-
tual no man's-land.
Syvertsen's jeep was report-
edly blown off the road by an
enemy B-40 rocket. With the'
reflexes of a trained pilot,
Syvertsen managed to exit
the vehicle before the blast,
Volkert says in his book.
"George rolled a few feet
across the highway, then
managed to get up and stag-
ger toward hi.s killers as if to
fight them off. They put him.-
down with a bullet in his :
back and dumped him into a
hole dug beside a rice
paddy," the book says.
Miller, CBS stringer Ramnik
Lekhi and Cambodian inter-
preter Sam Leng were killed
in the blast. Hangen and his
crew, along with CBS camera-
man Tomoharu Ishii and
soundman Kojiro Sakai were..'


Lewis said he was chosen
to be a pall bearer because he
had-worked the longest with
Syvertsen and because he
would bring Cronkite up to'
speed on Syvertseni on the
plane ride down in CBS'
company jet. ,
SCronkite spent.the day
with Syvertsen's mother at
her modest 8th Avenue
North home, five blocks from
the ocean.
"My dad picked them up at
Sthe airport," said Steve Hall
of Jacksonville.Beach.
S"Walter was like a God to
my grandmother." .
- CBS News cameras filmed
SSyvertsen's memorial service
inside the chapel of Giddens-
Griffith Funeral Home in
Jacksonville Beach.
"There weren't-a lot of peo-
pie at the funeral," funeral
director Ron.Giddens recent-
ly recalled. 'I remember
them setting up theicameras..
Cronkite rode in one of our
limos to the cemeteryy"
Syvertsen was laid to rest
:near the grave of his':
Norweigen-boin father, who
died in 1969. The Rev. John
Roth of St. Andrews By-the-
.Sea Lutheran Church. :
presided at the graveside
'service. .- '
SEric Syveftseri, who flew
down from Brooklyn to
attend his father's funeral,
said Cronkite was very kind
to him; ..
-"He was awfully compas-
sionate" Eric Syrertsen said.
"He cou-ld see the loss in me.
When I got back to Brooklyn,.


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captured and executed. CBSiiinvited meto watch one
of 'Cronkite's broadcasts.": 'Kalli E: Lightsey and William
'Cronkite was like a : CBS also gave Eric A. Burrell, both of Atlantic
God' Syertsen all the transcripts Beach were married Aug. 27,
CBS' response to the.inci- of his father's news reports. 2007, in Las Vegas. Minister
dent was swift..Gordon: Just last week, Kevini Tedescp Robb Hickey performed the
Manning, the senior vice director f comnmunicatiofis ceremony.
president for news at CBS, for CBS News, and his staff The bride is the daughter of
spearheaded a search party put together a 16-minute Robin Lightsey of Jacksonville
that flew to Cambodia to DVD for Syvertsen's son that and the late George Register
recover the bodies. features several of his late :Lightsey, III. She is 'pursuing a
Stuart Witt, Manning's father's TV clips. nursing degree at Florida
London-based assistant, said . Community College at
in a phone interview that'.he Justice for George .
withdrew $25,000 in cash.. Syvertsen ENGAG
from a London bank and .. But Brown believes CBS _N_
stuffed it into a money belt. should have done something .
Manning used the money to to honor the fallen corre-
hire mercenaries to protect spondent's memory. aroney-
the search party and to make Brown believes the deaths
payoffs, according to of four CBS staffers in
Socolow. Cambodia was "one of the nJie.
"I got a call from New York "most tragic events in the his- "-
telling me that four CBS peo-r. tory ofCBS News." L n ena
pie had apparently been Last year in Baghdad, CBS RightLue,Laey anAe
,,ambushed somewhere out- News lost two staffers,, cqm-., i;;a'on ',, .e
side Phnom Penh," Witt eraman Paul Douglas,'48.,,,4?.-d< s ''v
recalled. soundman James Brolan, 42,'* Alena Marie Maroney of"
"CBS asked me to get on a. in a car bomb attack that also Jacksonville Beach- and Luke
plane and get out there with- severely injured CBS News- Joshua Laney of Neptune
cash." correspondent Kiinberly Beach have .announced their
According to "A Cat From ,Dozier,.39. engagement to be married.
Hue," Manning's presence in Hangen, whojis buried at The bride-elect is the daugh-
a war zone "was the most Arlingtoi National Cemetery, ter of Michael and Patricia
dramatic expression of con-. has been memorialized by his Maroney of Jacksohville. She is
cern from CBS News manage- alma mater; Brown .. employed as a secretary in the
ment for its people in the U university. Psychology department at the
field." In 1992, Brown created the :University of North Florida.
"Executives did not ordi- Welles Hangen Award for. The groom-elect is the son'of
narily display much care for Superior Achievement in Donald and Mata White of
their employees in Southeast Journalism to honor "distin-, Neptune e Beach.- He is
Asia. Everyone was expected. guished journalists whose employed as a. maintenance
to be tough," the book says: '. service in the enlightenment. mechanic at the University of
Witt said. he assisted in the" of a free people has been North Florida.,
cremation of Gerry Miller's. marked by great courage and .. .The couple plan to wed Aug.
remains. Syvertsen's body dedication." 2, 2008, at Christ the King
was flown to Saigon, where it -A similar award does not _Catholic Church in
was prepared for burial by exist for Syvertsen, whose Jacksonville.
U.S. Army morticians. name isenshrined on:a glass
According to Lewis, CBS panel at the Freedom Forum
News president Richard Journalists Memorial in..
Salant selected the six pall- Arlington, Va.
bearers who were flown to According to the Newseurpm Ba
Jacksonville Beach for - in Washington, D.C., the BakCDC
Syvertsen's funeral. : memorial, which rises above%, e r "l tr
Among them were Les the Podtomac River, pays trib- DEF
Midgley, the executive pro- ute to more than 1',600 jour- '
ducer of the "CBS Evening nalists who have died while
News," Ralph Paskman, man- trying to report the news. '3
ager of news at CBS, and Bob .."His memory," Brown said 7
Little, the foreign editor and: about Syvertsen". deserves at a IN S .REihs75Cn Pena,,ce
one of Syvertsen's immediate 'least that.": . .o.. eFDCredtSnsun
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Members of Diane Buckner's third grade class at Ocean Palms Elementary School (above) gather Thursday with some of their
honored guests for Grandparents' Appreciation Day. Guests were treated to a light breakfast, and the children performed songs
and readings and gave the guests handmade gifts. Below, Brian Swicegood and his grandmother, Sandra Smith, and Morgan
Desanto and her grandmother, Elizabeth Blount, enjoy the celebration of grandparents in the class at Ocean Palms Elementary.


Nease seniors are National Merit semifinalists


FROM STAFF
Nine seniors at Nease High
School have been named semi-
finalists in this year's National
Merit Scholarship program by
scoring in the top 1 percent of
students taking one of two
qualifying tests in their junior
year.
The nine teens from Nease,
all enrolled in the
International Baccaleaureate
program, are among the 14
seniors in St. Johns County
public schools qualifying as
semifinalists,
Semifinalists' can apply for
finalist status, and those who
become finalists are eligible for
numerous scholarships.
The Nease semifinalists, in
alphabetical order, are as fol-
lows: .
Kelly Boyd plans to study
international business and
marketing in college. She is the
daughter of Paul and Marijane
Boyd of Ponte Vedra.
Danny Chapman plans to
study aerospace engineering
He is the son of Stanley and
Dana Chapman of Ponte Vedra
Beach.
Julian Goldhagen plans to
study theater at New York


University. He is the son of
Jeffrey and DeeDee Goldhagen
of Ponte Vedra.
Sydney Greene plans, to
study pre-med at the
University of Florida. He is the
son of James and Karen Greene
of Ponte Vedra.
Olivia Humbarger plans to
study math at Yale University.
She is the daughter of Jeffrey
and Angie Humbarger of Ponte
Vedra Beach.
Melissa Kunkel plans to
study materials engineering at
Georgia Institute of
Technology. She is the daugh-
ter of John and Natalie Kunkel
of Ponte Vedra.
Karly Lorbeer plans ,to
study biology at the University
of Florida. She is the daughter
of John and Kelly Lorbeer of
Northwest St. Johns County.
Nick Ogburn plans to be a
pre-med major in college. He is
the son of David and Lauren
Ogburn of Northwest St. Johns
County.
Billy West plans to study
physics at the University of
South Carolina. He is the son
of Walter and Elisa West of St.
Augustine.
The other semifinalists from


photo SUBMITTED
Linda Thomson, principal of Nease High School (center front)
poses with.Nease's National Merit Scholarship semifinalists
Danny Chapman (back row), Julian Goldhagen, Olivia
Humbarger, Billy West and Nick Ogburn and (front row) Karly
Lorbeer, Sydney Greene, Kelly Boyd and Melissa Kunkel.


St. Johns County public
schools are Charles Burke,
Charles Mansfield, Kelly Olson
and Matthew Randall from


Bartram Trail High School in
Northwest St. Johns County
and Stephanie Gillespie from
St. Augustine High School.


Beware: Halloween is on a school day


FROM CONTRIBUTOR
Halloween is a time of great
fun for children, but it can be a
little scary for parents and
drivers. Children are often out
after dark, crossing busy streets
and perhaps going to unfamil-
iar homes.
"This year Halloween falls
on a school day. With excited
kids frantically going from
neighbor to neighbor, drivers
need to be particularly cau-
tious," said Ray Palermo, direc-
tor of public information for
Teachers' Insurance Plan.
"However, by following some
simple advice, parents, chil-
dren, drivers and homeowners
can all have a safe, enjoyable


time."
If children are out at night,
drivers need to be particularly
careful at dusk and when driv-
ing either over a hill or around
a curve, where visibility is lim-
ited. Use high beams to see
and be seen.
Trick-or-treaters should
always be accompanied by an
adult or travel in a group.
Children should be told not to
eat any unwrapped candy or
treats until they return home
where their parents can see
them. Making sure kids have
already eaten before heading
out may help.
Parents may want to limit
kids to local events run by


police stations, firehouses, sen-
ior citizen centers or local busi-
nesses, or organize their own
through their school.
Parents should incorporate
reflective tape in costumes or
add bright colors to increase
visibility. Make-up rather than
masks should be worn to help
ensure that children have an
unobstructed view of their sur-
roundings.
Trick-or-treaters may be
caught up in the excitement of
the day and not be as careful as
they should. They should
always cross at corners and
look both ways before cross-
ing. Drivers need to keep a
careful eye on the road and on


the sidewalk, in. case anyone
darts out from between parked
cars.
Children should stay on the
sidewalk or if none is available,
walk facing the lane of traffic,
and they should carry a flash-
light.
Homeowners should clear
their yards of anything that
can be tripped over and be sure
.to have a front door or walk-
way light on, and refrain from
decorations that use an open
flame that could ignite a
child's costume.
More Halloween safety
information is available at
www.teachers.com/safety


St. Johns district gets


OK for accreditation


FROM CONTRIBUTOR
A review team from the
Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools recom-
mended last week that the St.
Johns County School District
be awarded district accredita-
tion.
The organization's Quality
Assurance Review team also
gave the School District some
suggestions for improvement.
The review team's was
announced to the St. Johns
County School Board at a spe-
cial meeting Wednesday, after
the team spent several days
looking closely at the district.
District accreditation is the
highest level of accreditation a
school system can receive
from the organization, the rec-
ognized accrediting agency for
K-12 schools in the southern
United States. In the past all
St. Johns County schools were
individually accredited.
The review team noted the
School District's leadership,
focus on the strategic plan,
innovative academy programs,
commitment to building sup-
port services and resource pro-
grams for students, and the
high percentage of resources
allocated for instruction.
The team's report also high-
lighted four major strengths of
the district: open communica-
tion among the superintend-
ent, School Board members
and other governmental agen-
cies; employing 150 National
Board Certified teachers;
paperless applicant tracking
system that promotes hiring
high-quality personnel, and
support from groups of stake-
holders.
"These comments by the
review team are an external
affirmation of the wonderful
work of this school system,"
schools Superintendent Joseph
Joyner said in a news release.
"I want to thank all of the
individuals... School Board
members, principals, district
staff, teachers, parents and


community members... who
participated in this process.
"The behind-the-scenes
assistance from all of the sup-
port staff is just another exam-
ple of how our folks work
together as a team to accom-
plish something special."
Major accomplishments
noted by the team included
the payroll financial system,
the positive engagement of
the total community in the
educational process and the
establishment of an education
foundation to enhance
resources.
The team also suggested the
School District should:
Develop an online report
card across all grade levels;
Continue to focus on
improvement of all students
not meeting standards;
Expand technology sup-
port services;
Implement annual district
wide climate surveys, and
Start an adult education
program.
A written report of the
team's findings and observa-
tions will be sent to Joyner
within 30 days. The district is
then expected to communi-
cate the information con-
tained in the report, initiate
steps to address the recom-
mendations, and continue its
efforts toward continuous
improvement.
The School District spent
the past several months
preparing for districtwide
accreditation.
In order for the district to be
eligible to apply for. district
accreditation, every school in
the district had to be individu-
ally accredited and the district
had to have a strategic plan-
ning process focusing on
improving student learning.
In addition, districts must
meet accreditation .standards,
pursue a process of systematic
continuous improvement and
implement methods for quali-
ty assurance.


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lOw-ner keith Zippel carries on a family tradition
in the flooring and decorating business dating
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W\'ht niakes the customer's experience at
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But it's not enough to hand-hold and listen, Ke
also need the expertise and follow-through, and we
sa\s. "Here we have in-house experts who know ho
very latest design trends and decorating products to
ideas and dreams."
To offer customers the 'ven latest," Floors By De
to expand the line of products it cares. "We'
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more European based, also with lots of different price
Floors By Design also offers the Designers' Choic
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Because Floors By Design offers more products, exp
quick turnaround, they've expanded their expertise.
emphasis has expanded, and now we do a lot of
major re-dos that include cabinetry and showers ir
rooms and cabineu\n in kitchens," Keith says. "Some
got out people are very interested in bath and I
and re-deslgn, and that's become a real big part of o
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light, ail\ and open, according to Keith. "All of a s
past ,i m months to eai man', customers want a-da
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the cabinets and lightening the floors or \ice versa.
like that contrast, he said "I think people are into
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Panthers win third straight district crown


By JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR

LAKE CITY Danny Green
knew it was coming.
Green, Columbia High's vet-
eran head football coach, knew
the visiting and air-oriented
Nease High Panthers would try
to take a shot downfield early
in Monday night's key District
5-4A game at Tigers Stadium.
What he didn't know was
when the air strike would
come.
Nease didn't keep Green in
suspense for long.
The state-ranked, Class 4A
No. 4 Panthers (7-1) launched
the deep ball on their first play
from scrimmage to set up a
devastating
shock-and-awe
aerial cam-
paign.
Quarterback
Ted Stachitas
(11 of 13 pass-
ing for 155
yards) hooked
up with receiv-
er Patrick
Barker on the
60-yard touch-
down play to
jump start a
28-0 shutout
of the host Th .
and 4A No. 9 Theywen
Tigers (6-2). away our bi
The win
clinched a ter plays. I
third consecu- lot of credit
tive district physical J
title for Nease physical fo
and sets up W We didn't p
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advantage for cal night
the state play- been. We n
offs.
offs. takes and
It also sent takes and
a message up very few mi
the 4A state
rankings that
Nease (21-2
since 2005) Danj
has its sights Col ia
set on a third Columbia
consecutive
berth in the
state title game.
"The first play of the game,
theybomb us," said Green,
who led Columbia to a Class
6A state runner-up finish in
1997.
"We told our kids in the lock-
er room that if the quarterback
plays, we know he can throw
and they will try to go deep.
"We knew they would sit
back there and max protect.
They got behind our guy and
scored and that put us behind
the 8-ball."
Nease dialed up the deep ball
fives times against the Tigers,
connecting twice when
Columbia was in single-high
safety mode.
Barker (2 receptions for 72
yards) beat Tigers' free safety
Darrel Underwood on the first
salvo, and Myles Wright got
behind Underwood for a 45-
yarder late in the third quarter.
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the first play," Nease head
coach and play-caller Craig
Howard said.
"We saw that on film. Their
safety bit on the play-action
too much and we knew we
could get him on that. It was a
true middle of the field post
with a lot of play action. It was
eight-man protection and only
two guys in the route."
Barker also scored on a 38-
yard reverse in the second quar-
ter.
Stachitas hit Matt Leighty for
a 7-yard TD to make it 21-0
before the half, and the senior
signal caller sneaked in from 2
yards out behind a lead block
from Ryan Mickens to cap the
scoring at 28-0
with 10:54 to
play in the
game.
The Panthers
defense held
1,000-yard
rusher Tiger
Powell to 30
yards, includ-
ing only 4
S yards in the
second half. It
also caused a
fumble that
led to
turnover
able to take points and
ad-and-but- held Lake City
Nease a vaunted Wing-
ve ease a T attack to
They are a only 32 net
tbal team yards. Brach
)tball team, Bessant's19-
iy as physi- yard gain was
S we have ,the longest
s we have run of the sec-
3de the mis- ond half.
the made "They are a
they made runningteam.
:akes. We felt like if
we could stop
the run, we
could force
V Green them to pass
ead coach and make
eadcoac them play left-
handed," said
Nease defen-
sive coordinator Danny
Cowgill. .
"And the rain didn't hurt,
either."
A soggy field hampered
Columbia's perimeter run
game. Once Powell (1,060
yards, 13 TDs) was held in
check, Columbia had to resort
to the pass, which netted only
1 yard in the second half.
"We were forced to throw the
ball than what we are accus-
tomed to," added Green, whose
team was shut out by Nease last
season.
S"They were able to take away
our bread-and-butter plays. I
give Nease a lot of credit. They
are a physical football team. We
didn't play as physical tonight
as we have been. We made the
mistakes and they made very
few mistakes.
"And when we got behind so
quick on that first play, that
totally deflates you."


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Nease went into its backup
offense (super power) with 5:59
remaining. Hunter Bates drove
the Panthers 53 yards to the
Tigers 7 before taking a knee to
end the game.
On the drive, he rolled out
and hit Brett Russi for a 25-yard
gain.
"We gained more yards
tonight [in six minutes] with
[super power] than we did in
the whole game against St.
Augustine," added Howard,
whose team plays host to
Bartram Trail (5-3) Friday at
Panther Stadium.
"We almost scored on a pass
off of it. We didn't just go con-
servative when we went up 21-
0. We came back to the deep
ball in the second half."
Nease tailback Andrew
Barnes, who rushed for a game-
high 58 yards, including an 18-
yard breakaway in the second
half, left the field with a high-
ankle injury in the fourth quar-
ter.
Defensive lineman Ramon
Booi also hobbled off the field
late in the final stanza.
"It is what it is," said Cowgill,
whose unit logged its second
shutout of the season. "Now,
we have to get ready for
Bartram in a short week."


Photos by ROB DeANGELO
ABOVE: Panthers quarterback Ted Stachitas spots an open Patrick Barker (80) against Madison
County on Sept. 14. BELOW: Nease High punter Zack Cooper has helped the Panthers win the
battle of field position all season.


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Boys and girls golf teams win regional tournaments


FROM STAFF

The Nease High boys and girls golf teams
captured regional titles in separate competi-
tions Monday.
In the boys tournament, played at
S Magnolia Plantation Country Club in Lake
Mary, the Panthers carded a one-over 289 to
defeat runner-up Bartram Trail by 17 shots.
Host Lake Mary was third with 314, with
Seminole coming in fourth in the nine-team
field.
Nease's Ed Waller was medalist in the
Region 2-2A tournament with a 4-under 68.
Other Panther scores included Kevin Phelan
with a 71, Mike Smith's 73, a 77 from M.J.
Maguire and Tyler Mccumber's 78.


,The victory keeps Nease's unbeaten streak
intact and the team will play in next week's
state championship tournament.
On the girls side, the Panthers shot a tour-
nament-low 311 to beat Lake Mary by four
strokes at Jacksonville Beach Golf Club.
Catherine O'Donnell carded a 72 while
teammates Brighid Hourihan (75) and Sarah
Knapp (79) helped the Panthers win the
Region 2-2A crown. Kim Knox and Samantha
Snyder carded 85s for Nease.

BOYS SWIMMING
District 3-2A Championships
Nease 411, Bishop Kenny 386, Stanton 382,
Wolfson 219, St. Augustine 191, First Coast
181, Paxon 177, Parker 99, Fernandina Beach


90, Jackson 12
The Panthers captured another district
championship last Thursday at Cecil Aquatic
Center.
Nick Holterman won the 200-yard individ-
ual medley in 2:07.17.
Matt Schlytter won both the 50 freestyle
and 100 freestyle races. His winning time in
the shorter race was 21.94 and he touched
the wall first in the 100 free with A time of
47.44.
Nease swimmers also won the 200 free relay
and 400 free relay events.

GIRLS SWIMMING
District 3-2A Championship
Nease 580, Bishop Kenny 472, Stanton


399.5, St. Augustine 178.5, Paxon 112.5,
Wolfson 108, Fernandina Beach 107.5, First
Coast 107, Parker 81
Individual winners for the Panthers includ-
ed Kristen Gerkens in the 200 freestyle in
1:57.62. Gerkens also placed second in the
100 backstroke race.
Also, Alayna Erhard won the 50 freestyle in
25.43.
The Panthers were given a head start on
their point total when Kirstyn Shepler won
Thursday's diving event with teammate
Shannon Thompson coming in second.
Nease's depth was evident with a number
of second-, third- and fourth-place finishes
which helped the team amass points en route
to the district championship.


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FISHING



Flounder fishing heats up all along the river


Flounder fishing is hot
all along the river
around Mayport.
Pompano and whiting have
been strong in. Nassau
Sound and in the surf at
Little Talbot Island.
James Gergley, Matt
Hamilton and Jonathan
Moran fished the Mayport
docks and the river bank for
51 flounder to, seven and a
half pounds, 15 reds, jacks,
mangrove and lots of big
croakers. They used mullet,
mud minnows and artifi-
cials for bait.
Capt. Dave Sipler with
John Christe and friend
Dennis from Chicago put
their bait down around the
big'jetties and pulled up
four reds to 25 pounds, four
blacktips, 10 croakers, two
trout and a flounder.
Rex Ledford and Shane
Platt used mud minnows
and finger mullet from their
"Perpetrator" to net 11
flounder to five pounds and
two jacks near the Base jet-
ties.
Capt. Dave King on his
"Crusty Crab" at Nassau
Sound last week filled his
cooler with big whiting and
two to four pound pom-
pano. Capt. Dave likes
clams for bait at Nassau
Sound.
Veteran anglers Butch
Garvin and his buddy John
Campbell used mud min-
nows for bait last
Wednesday and Thursday
near the Carrier Basin and
had 42 flounder weighing
up to five pounds.
Mike Tandarich used mud
minnows around the
Mayport docks last Friday
and caught 16 flounder to
four pounds. Near the same
area on Sunday he pulled
up 18 flat ones.
Capt. Freddy Bridges, with
his son-in-law Steven Bohn,
fished about three hours
last Saturday morning and
had nine trout and a' red.
Two of their trout were five-
pounders and all were
caught on artificial. -
Capt. Dennis Young.on
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with the Allen Earl party
fished the P.V. bottom for a
pair of grouper, four snap-
per to 15.pounds,and ,
dozens of sea bass and trig-
gers.
On Saturday aboard the
"Sea Dancer" with Capt.
Dennis anglers fished M.R.
and brought up four snap-
per and a cooler full of sea
bass.
On Sunday, in choppy
seas, Capt. Dennis and the
Anthony Friizi party
cleaned three snapper, a fat
grouper, 15 sea bass and
five triggers.
Larry "Fishman" Finch,
Bruce Boyer and Bobby
McMillian fished the jetties
last week for excellent
catches of sheepshead and
flounder. On a separate trip,
Larry and his wife Murphy
caught a dozen flounder.
Murphy caught five big
ones.
George Altelevich used
mud minnows and finger
mullet on two trips last
week to the Carrier Basin
jetties and caught 10 floun-
der on each trip.
Fishing from the
Jacksonville Beach Pier
improved greatly last week.
Oversized reds, flounder,
trout, pompano and lots of
blues were constantly iced
down.
Donald Martin left the
pier last Sunday with a nice
catch of drum and flounder.
Mike Youngblood's cooler
was full of blues and pom-
pano. .
Pier manager Faye Cotner


gave us our best out of
town report this week. Faye,
her friend Debbie, daugh-
ter-in-law Stacey, grandson
Garrett and son Jesse fished
Key Colony Beach in the


Florida Keys last week and
enjoyed excellent catches of
yellowtail, snapper, man-
grove snapper and grouper.
Capt. Kirk Waltz and his
guests Nigel Blanchard and


Photo submitted
SDonald Martin with just one of the black drum he caught recent-
ly while fishing from the Jacksonville Beach Pier.


Nigel's dad fished the big
jetties from the "Enterprise"
last week. They caught five
reds, a Spanish, five floun-
der and 21 jacks.
Capt. Dam Kmieriemen
and friends Amy, Stephen,
Ryan, Nick and Aaron from
Harbor Tavern fished from
the "Jo-Sea-Jo" last Sunday.
They fished the.bottom
about 14 miles offshore and
caught 12 snapper to ten
pounds and dozens of sea
bass and beeliners.
The "Mayport Princess,"
with Capt. George Strate,
provided great bottom fish-
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each trip smiling anglers
came off the boat at
Monty's with 12 to 15 snap-
per, 10 jacks, beeliners, sea
bass, grouper and lots of
triggerfish.
Al Wiltshire and friend
John Burroughs fished the
river near N.A.S. last week
and caught 30 yellowmouth
trout and a drum.
Don't forget the Annual
American Legion Post 129
Croaker Tournament on
December 3rd and 4th. You
can pick up an application
at Post 129 at 1151 South
4th Street.
Good Fishin'.


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knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland
waters a light chop. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
TONIGHT
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Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters
a light chop. Scattered show-
ers and isolated thunder-
storms.
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Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters
'a light chop. Scattered show-
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to 4 feet. Inland waters a
moderate chop. Showers like-
ly and isolated thunder-
storms.
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East winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet. Inland waters
a moderate chop. 'Scattered
showers and isolated thun-
derstorms.
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East winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet. Inland waters .
a light chop. Scattered show-
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storms.


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October 24. 2007


The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


OPINION



A win Saturday will help Tebow in Heisman race


i f the Florida Gators defeat
Georgia's Bulldogs on
Saturday, as many are pre-
dicting, quarterback Tim
Tebow is sure to be one of the
reasons if not the main
one.
Then there will be an.even
hotter time in the old town
that night.
There usually is when the
Gators win this annual battle
with their favorite enemies
from the North. But it will be
even more of a celebration if
young Tebow, the former
Nease High star, can put
another scalp in his collection
on the road to the Heisman
Trophy award. Even if he
doesn't really strive'for college
football's top honor until next
year, his junior season, beat-
ing Georgia as a throwing and
running quarterback is sure to
make his report card impres-
sive to the voters.
While it's true that Tebow
was only co-pilot (with Chris
Leak) last season when the
Florida boys held on to beat
the Dogs, 21-14, he was on
the winning team and that's a
big plus. Winning begets win-
ning.
Heisman voters are
impressed with candidates
who have played not only on
winning teams, but in very
important traditional rivalry
games.
Back in the preseason, media
swamis (who know everything,
of course) looked ahead and
predicted this year's Georgia-
Florida game would simply be


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REX EDMONDSON
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a fine match between two sig-
nal-callers, Tebow and
Matthew Stafford, both sopho-
mores and very alike in many
ways from age to size, throw-
ing and running. Both can
scamper for their lives with a
talent coaches love.
Although it should still be a
nice exhibition in pitching
and dodging, the game will
also come down to which
team wins the dirty job in the
trenches; who does the best
job of blocking and tackling
and, not least of all, which
team can out-kick the other
and that means field goals and
punts to get out of nasty situa-
tions.
The Dogs know about kick-
ing. They were on vacation
last week but the week before
that they beat a tough
Vanderbilt squad (ask South
Carolina and Steve Spurrier


just how tough) on the
strength of Brandon Coutu's
piggies as time expired. A field
goal can be very lethal.
We come now to discussing
how important it is to have a
week off before the big game.
It's been a novelty for Georgia
to have an open week before
playing the Gators. For some
years, Florida has had a week's
breather while Georgia butted
heads. This time it's the other
way around. The Gators
warmed up by burning
Kentucky, 45-37.
Maybe having a week off, or
not having a week off before a
big rivalry game really makes
no difference. The Gators have
lashed the Dogs 15 out of the
past 17 years, starting in 1990,
the year of reformation so to
speak, when Spurrier returned
as head coach.
In 1997, when Georgia won,
37-17, the Gators were off the
week before (after trouncing
Auburn the previous week)
and in 2004 when the Dawgs
won, 31-24, Ron Zook coach-
ing Florida, UF had played
and beaten Missy State the
previous week.
Superior talent usually wins,
but not always. In games
Georgia has lost since the 1990
reformation, there have been a
few times the Dogs could have
(should have?) won. Back in
the days when Vince Dooley's
team defeated Gator squads
coached by Ray Graves, Doug
Dickey, Charley Pell and Galen
Hall, some games could have
gone either way.
Others, especially when


Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow leads his side into battle against the Georgia Bulldogs this
Saturday at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 3:30 p.m.


Georgia had Herschel Walker,
the human tank moving
down the field, the Gators
couldn't have won with the
U.S. Marines backing them up.
The drought up in Georgia's
farmlands and lakes now is
nothing compared to the
drought the Dawgs suffered in


football against Florida when
Spurrier's team sported ace
quarterbacks Shane Matthews,
Doug Johnson, Dainy
Wuerffel and Rex.Grossman.
Those QBs helped lead
Spurrier's personal vendetta
against the Red and Black.
General Sherman burned.


Georgia in the War Between
the States. General Spurrier
stopped just short of that in
his revenge for humiliating.
him in 1966, 27-10.
So, our pick this year? It'll
be the team that scores the
most points. And you can
quote us on that.


Golf
The second annual St.
Anthony's Home Golf
Marathon will take place Nov.
5 at Ponte Vedra Golf &
Country Club at Sawgrass (for-
merly Oakbridge).
St. Paul's Catholic Church
in Jacksonville Beach sponsors
St. Anthony's Home, an
orphanage in Jamaica, and the
golf tournament serves as a
fundraiser.


Organizers are seeking 20
teams to play 100 holes of golf
in one day, about six to eight
hours. and obtain hole
pledges for their efforts. There
is no entry fee, but partici-
pants must make an effort to
reach a pledge goal of $2,500
per team.
For more information
phone Tom Taylor at 334-
3078, Mike Krivensky at 945-
3759, Richard Miller at 502-
9581 or Mike Lynch at 982-


3171.

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.


Photo by ROB 0. "iGELO
Fletcher High kick returned Derek Ambrose, right, tries to elude a Terry Parker High defender dur-
ing last Friday night's game. The Senators won, 14-7, to improve to 6-1 on the season.


Basketball League
Registration for youth bas-
ketball at the Winston Family
YMCA will continue until
Nov. 8.
The Super Sports league is
for children ages 4 to 7 of all
skill levels. Fee for members is
$65 and $105 for program
participants.
The Premier League is for
children ages 8 to 16 and is a
competitive travel program
playing games against other
local YMCAs. Fee is $80 for
members and $130 for pro-
gram participants.
For both leagues, player
evaluations take place Nov. 13
and 15,'with games beginning
Dec. 13 and 14.


To register, visit the Y at
170 Landrum Lane in Ponte
Vedra. Payment must be made
at the time of registration.

Beaches Basketball
League
A beaches basketball league
4s 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.


Christmas Sports
Camps
A sports camp will take
place at St. Paul's School dur-
ing the Christmas break.
Camp will take place in two
sessions: December 20-21 cost
is $50) and Dec. 26-28 Icost 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.


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Photo submitted
Nease High School boys soccer team recently hosted a fundraising golf tournament at Marsh
Creek Country Club. Pictured, from left: Panthers boys head soccer coach Ken Kirsch, Martin
Hiller, Fred Cole and Mike Mitchell.


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Jaguars tumble to unbeaten Colts


LEFT: Jaguars safety Reggie Nelson (25) hits Colts receiver Reggie Wayne and knocks the ball
loose in the end zone during Monday night's game. ABOVE: Running back Maurice Jones-Drew
looks for the referee's signal after scoring the Jaguars (4-2) only touchdown in a 29-7 loss to
Indianapolis. BELOW: Jacksonville's Dennis Northcutt (86) returns a third-quarter punt. BELOW
LEFT: Rashean Mathis eyes a .,
shoestring catch by Colts wide
receiver Marvin Harrison (88).


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NFL GAMES:
1. Washington at New England
2. Jacksonville at Tampa Bay
3. Detroit at Chicago
4. New York Giants at Miami
5. Indianapolis at Carolina

COLLEGE GAMES:
1. Georgia vs. Florida
2. USC at Oregon
3. South Carolina at Tennessee
4. Duke at Florida State
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


HALLOWEEN




HAPPENINGS


SPOOKTACULAR AT LEE'S
Lee's Ice Cream and KYDS present Spooktacular from 1:45-5 p.m.
Oct. 24. The event at Lee's, 299-2 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach,
offers a free mini-pumpkin decorating activity, as well as an oppor-
tunity to shop the KYDS fall/holiday collection. A "spooktacular"
kids sundae also will be offered. The event is open to the public. Call
240-9837 for information. Donations will be accepted to benefit
BEAM [Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry].


HORROR ZONE IN ST. AUGUSTINE
The seventh annual "Horror" Zone takes place at the Prime 1
Outlet Mall Oct. 26-31. Hours are 5-10 p.m. all six nights. Admission
is $5 per person, with family discounts available. All proceeds go to
the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office A.C.E. programs.


HALLOWEEN AT PONTE VEDRA BEACH LIBRARY
The Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, 101 Library Blvd., holds
two Halloween events for youngsters. A "Toddler and Pre-Schoolers
Halloween Party" will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 26. Little ones and
their families are invited to participate in full costume. A "Teen
Halloween Party" will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 30. Teenagers are invit-
ed to dress their frightening best, and a prize will be awarded for best
costume. There will be scary readings, games and a craft, as well as
food.


SPOOKTACULAR AT ZOO
The 20th anniversary celebration of Spooktacular at the
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 26-
28 and Oct. 31. Spooktacular is sponsored by Nemours Children's
Health System. Families who come to the Spooktacular will be
transported into the mystical land of "Pumpkinville." New this year
is the Enchanted Castle. Families also will enjoy live entertainment.
Admission is $9 for the general public and $8 for Zoo members. For
information, visit the Zoo's website at www.jacksonvillezoo.org.


HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST & PARADE
Beaches Town Center offers a Halloween Costume Contest and
Parade from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 27. Make-your-owri crafts and
games, assisted by Fletcher's Interact Club, and refreshments will be
provided. Registration for the costume contest starts at 10 a.m. in
the Courtyard at 200 First Street, outside Shelby's Coffee Shoppe.
Contest winners will be announced following the parade. Trick or
Treating in all participating shops and restaurants in Beaches Town
Center is permitted during and after the parade. For information,
call Shelby's Coffee Shoppe at 249-2922.


COMMUNITY HALLOWEEN PARTY
A Community Halloween Party for children up to 12 years of age
and sponsored by Polly B Dance Academy will be held from 6-10
p.m. Oct. 27 at the Polly B studio at 725 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic
Beach. There will be a variety of fun and safe activities, to include
pumpkin painting and bobbing for apples. The cost is $5 per child;
parents are free. Call 246-6662 for information.


HALLOWEEN FUN AND SAFETY


Halloween Fun &c Satety,. sponsored by the Jacksonville Beach
Police and Fire Departments, will be held from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 27 at
the South Beach Park Community Center, the corer of Osceola
Boulevardnd $Roth Beach Parkway. :--- - --


HAPPY HALLOWEEN
A Halloween Party will be held from 4-8 p.m. Oct. 27 at the
Neptune Beach Senior Activity Center. Attendees are asked to bring
a "caldron" to share; the main entree' will.be provided. Costumes
are optional, but there will be prizes for Best Costume, Most
Original, Scariest and Funniest Costume. Entertainment will be
strummed along, and reservations are a must. Call 270-1688.


HALLOWEEN AT LEGION
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 316 holds its annual Halloween`
Party for children ages birth to 10 from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 27. Children
may be registered by their sponsors at the Post Home, 1127Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Light refreshments will be served,.and Lil Toot
and Bouncing Room will be available for the kids. The Auxiliary
Unit's annual adult Halloween party begins at 8 p.m. Best
Halloween fashions should be worn by participants who join in a
cake walk. Dinner will be Halloween food served for a $6 donation
from 5 p.m. until it's sold out. For information, call 249-0202 or
241-8271.


PAWS PARK PARTY
The third annual Howling Halloween Costume Contest and
Fundraiser will be held from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Paws Park at
Wingate Park, Penman Road South, Jacksonville Beach. Prizes will
be awarded for most original, funniest and scariest costume, best
dog and owner costume, and best group. Registration begins at 3
p.m., and the first 75 entries receive a participation gift. More than
$6,000 worth of raffle prizes will be given away. Money raised will
help maintain and improve Paws Park. For information, visit
www.pawsparkjaxbeach.com, email info@pawsparkjaxbeach.com
or call 513-9240.



HALL OF TERROR AND HALLO-WEE ZONE
The Hall of Terror is a haunted house at Adventure Landing, 1944
Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach. The Hallo-Wee Zone, which is for
younger kids, is open from 6-8 p.m. the nights the Hall of Terror is
open. The Hall of Terror opens at 7 p.m. Thursday through Sundays
in October, plus Halloween night. Admission costs $10. For infor-
mation, call 246-4386.


HALLOWEEN AT PLAYERS
The Players Community Senior Center,, 175 Landrum Lane, Ponte
Vedra Beach, celebrates Halloween with a costume contest, that
begins at 10 am. Oct. 30. Lunch will be served lunch at noon for a
suggested $5 donation. Everyone is invited to attend. Call 280-
3233 for information.


HALLOWEEN THRILLS IN ST. AUGUSTINE
Halloween is haunting time in St. Augustine, where more than
four centuries worth of spooky thrills are waiting for visitors in
every shadowy comer of the Oldest City. Adventurers can choose to
walk, ride or sail through Halloween events in a setting that features
ancient streets, old cemeteries and the dark waters of a bay that iS
haunted by the spirits of 300 murdered Frenchmen.
St. Augustine offers the following menu of Halloween frightening
fun:
*Spooky Carriage Tours to Oct. 31-Embrace the eerie on a car-
riage tour. Country Carriages will provide a spooky tour of St.
Augustine throughout the haunting month of October. Tours depart
on the hour, between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., from St. Augustine's
Bayfront. Reservations are required. Tickets are $20 for adults and
$10 for Children 5-11. For reservations or information, call 904-669-
8361.
*Ripley's Halloween Ghost Train to Oct 31-Board the Ghost
Train for a ride through the haunted streets of old St. Augustine. At
stops along the way, passengerss can use electro-magnetic-field
meters to identify the presence of spirits.


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PRE-CONSTRUCTION GRAND OPEN-
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gated' community. Excellent financing.
Must see. Call now & ask how to pay no
clising costs! (800)564-5092, x.904.
VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS 5 acres riverfront
on Big Reed Island Creek near New River
State Park; fishing, view, private, good ac-
cess, $89,500 (866)789-8535.
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.

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PONTEVEDRA
1+ acre lot, 100x450, high, dry, ready to
build, water & sewer available. $395,000.
Jack McCarthy & Co. 280-0050.
JAX BEACH, Cleared fenced lot,
62.5x126, 3rd Ave. North, $130,000.
J.Eric Blanks Realty LLC, Licensed
Real Estate Agent. Call (904)233-9543.
VILANO BEACH Lots- $214,900. Walk to
ocean and boat ramp. High & dry. For
details: Robert Upchurch, 238-1808. The
Real Estate Resource.
NORTH CAROLINA Mountains. New! E-Z
to finish log cabin w/.85 acrp $89,900, al-
so Big Mountain view & riverfront home
sites available. Call for free info (828)429-
4004.
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.
AFFORDABLE LAKE Properties on pris-
tine 34,000 acre Norris Lake Over 800
miles of wooded shoreline Four Seasons-
Call (888)291-5253 Or visit Lakeside Re-
alty www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.
COSTA RICA Ocean, river and mountain
view estate lots. Affordable paradise,
starting at $60K. Call today for info or ap-
pointment with a representative in your
area. (800)993-0962 www.joyapacifica.
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BREATHTAKING NORTH Georgia moun-
tain cabins, land & lake homes of Blue
Ridge. Call Four Seasons Realty your
hometown specialists (877)BUY-MTNS or
www.buymtns.com




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!
.LAKES OF SUMMERVILLE: Coastal
Southern Charm $159,900. New home
ideally located near historic Charleston
SC. 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 9' ceiling, 2
car garage. Call Now! (888)636-7575
www.lakesofsummerville.com.
NEPTUNE BEACH, Summer Sands, 2BR/
2.5BA townhome: 1 car gar., new A/C, on
cul-de-sac. $239,000. 655-5990.
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.

ATLANTIC BCH like riew luxury pool
home. 4BR/3BA, 3000sf, listen to the
ocean and walk to the beach from this qui-
et neighborhood. Will consider lease/
lease purchase or 100% financing. $749K
514-1090.

MAYPORT AREA, lease purchase, 194"
deep lot, boat/ RV area, split 4BR. New
porcelain floor tile, carpet, interior paint, all
appl. Buyer offers flexible terms.
$233,500. Independent Brokers & Associ-
ates Inc. 247-4333 or 710-3111.
PONTE VEDRA, Intracoastal Waterway,
3/2, dock. Sacrifice at $825,000. Broker/
Owner, 535-9915.
FSBO, SAWGRASS, SFH, 2BR/2BA,
$50,000 remodel. New roof, kitchen cabi-
nets, carpet, Travertine floors, crown
molding granite countertops. $249,900.
(904)463-0505.
PONTE VEDRA
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.
ATLANTIC BCH, 1861 Beachside Ct.
1883sf, 3BR/ 2BA split bedrooms, Ig liv-
ingroom, dining room w/ frplc., eat-in-kit.,
outdoor hot & cold shower, inside laundry
sink & closet, scr. porch & patio, French
doors to patio, double gar. w/ lots of clos-
ets. Short walk to the beach w/ neighbor-
hood walkover to Beach Ave. $550,000.
OPEN HOUSE, SUNDAY 11AM-2PM.
249-2268 or 651-9081.


BEACHES* ICW* SS* JAX
BEST DEAL IN TOWN
NOTTINGHAM HARBOR- POOL HOME!
4/2, one owner, home lovingly maintained
in great location. Great in-ground pool w/
screened cover. Tons of upgrades.
$299,000.
SUTTON LAKES- THIS HOME IS LIKE
BRAND NEW!
Immaculate 3/2, 2 car gar. Hardly lived in.
No-pet/ non-smoker home for those with
allergies. Huge fenced backyard, irrig.
system w/ separate meter, and all neutral
colors. $212,000.
STERLING RIDGE
Brand new- kitchen, flooring, paint, too
much to list. 3/2, 2 car gar. on huge lot.
Parking avail, for boat/ RV. $214,900.
THE COURTYARDS- ATLANTIC BEACH
2/2, w/ loft & private courtyard for enter-
taining. Close to base. Great deal at only
$110,000.
COBBLESTONE
Almost 2000sf, 3/2, w/ formal living, din-
ing, den & lanai. Fenced yard w/ view of
lake. All tile throughout. $239,900.
SANDALWOOD
3/2 lovely manufactured home on nice lot.
A steal for the price, won't last at $89,900.

3/2, approx. 1350sf, all remodeled, like
new inside. Must see! Only 175,000.
MORE HOMES/GREAT DEALS
NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY....
CALL HOME FINDER REALTY
221-1711 OR 241-5501
PVB, FSBO, 2/2, Player's Club, Bermuda
Court. $239,900. Seller will pay $3K clos-
ing costs. (904)710-8418. *o
INCOME PRODUCING duplex. 4BR 2BA
(2/1 up & down), CB/ frame, approx.
2000sf. 612/614 10th Ave: S., no sign on
property. Owner/ realtor, appt. only,
(904)465-3053. $399K.
NEPTUNE BCH, 4/2, 3 BLOCKS TO
OCEAN. MAKE OFFER. RECORDED
MESSAGE 888-831-8313 EXT. 222.
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
MARSHFRONT JAX BCH
Sweeping, panoramic views, 3700sf, lap
pool, cul-de-sac. Modern designers home,
400sf in-law suite, 4000sf decks & cov-
ered patios. First'$875,000. MLS#393428.
246-5162.
DUPLEX FOR Sale, 2 blocks to ocean,
each unit two in one, 2 car garage in rear,
221 7th Ave. N. Jax Beach. $435,000.
866-2645 or 241-0808.
QCEANFRONT- SOUTH. Ponte Vedra-
b00' on ocean. Cute, small cottage. Sacri-
fice, $995,000. Broker/ Owner, 535-9915.


MUST SELL Oceanfront- Newer custom
built 5/4.5 on ocean, 4725sf, office, tile,
wood floors, pool and spa, screened lanai,
hot tub, and private beach. $2.5M.
Reduced in 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/foft 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 lanar, open kilcher, replace. Dreath-
taking water views S310K.
Trees and Privacy Brighl ana open
3/2 great room plan w/fireplace on a pr,
vate, conservation lot with room lor 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 'acrel
$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 Vedral $209K
or for rent for $995/mo.
Adorable and Affordable- 3/2 on fenced
lot in Bentwater Place. Immaculate and
riove-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


NEPTUNE BEACH, 3000sqft., 4/2.5, for-
mal living & dining, open floor .plan,
screened pool, family neighborhood,
$525,000, 422-0771.
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.
INVESTOR'S DREAM, Needs total "re-
modeling. 826 9th 'Ave. N. $185,000.
(305)304-9473.
SAWGRASS CC.
Lake Julia. 2/2 home +den, pool w/golf
and lake view. $533,000. 280-0050. Jack
McCarthy & Co.
ISLE OF Palms, 3BR/2BA, double garage,
new A/C, new roof. $219,000. Cell 343-
1437 George.
AFFORDABLE
ATLANTIC BEACH
3BR/2BA townhouse, 1400sf, mint condi-
tion; financing available regardless of
credit. Zero money down. Zero points/
closing. Payments, $920/mo. includes
mortgage, taxes, & insurance. $159,900.
Call 333-4641.
WRAPPED IN Tiffany Blue: New 4/3
home in Neptune Beach. 2 blocks to
ocean, 404 Davis Street. Open Sat. &
Sun., 1-4pm, 246-6043..

AT MAYO on canal, lease purchase 3/2/2,
$355,000. Independent Brokers & Associ-
ates Inc. 247-4333 or 710-3111.


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CONDO, THE Pointe at Ponte Vedya, 3/2,
on the water and golf course. FSBO. Fi-
nancing available. (904)285-5896,
(904)251-5389.
PVB, TOWNHOUSE CONDO, lakefront,
private, 2BR/2.5BA, all upgrades including
new kitchen. Strategic location. $205K.
Call 280-8782.
PVB, OCEAN Grove, 1BR/1BA, full amen-
ities, beach access. Financing available.
$134,900. 226-3968.
OCEANFRONT- PONTE Vedra- gated,
3/3 at Spinnakers Reach, Sawgrass. Pre
listing price of $870,000. Broker/ Owner,
535-9915.
PONTE VEDRA, 1BR/1BA, oversized at-
tached one car garage; travertine stone
floor, new kitchen cabinets w/granite
counters. vaulire ceilings 1 2'16' wood
deck, $159,900. 463-0505


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ATLANTIC BCH 2BR/2RBA Townhouse,
large back yard, $850/mo. +deposit.
465-4855, 246-6689.
GREAT BEACH house, ocean view, 2/1.5,
CH&A, 120 10th Ave. N.,.security, credit
check, $800/mo., 514-8530.
JAX BEACH, 2/1 upper, 4 blocks to
beach, 422 8th Ave. N., $1000/mo. +refer-
ences, 249-2789.
3BR/ 2.5BA townhouse, 1/2 block from
ocean. Atl Bch. Gar., $1575/mo. Call Rich
476-8521.
OCEANFRONT, BREATHTAKING view.
Private deck, hardwood floors, W/D, No
pets. Lease. 242-8644.
BEACH, ACROSS street incl. private bath,
utility, cable. $599/mo. (904)249-9981.


JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, newly renovated
apartment, W/D. Available now. $800/mo
+deposit. No pets. 201 N. 9th St., For ap-
pointmerit, 993-2661.
NEPTUNE BEACH 2BR/1BA, 1 year
lease, No pets, W/D, $1000/mo, $1000
deposit. 918A 1st Street (between Bay &
Pine). Call 591-1218 or 246-8970.
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. See after 10/22. Small pet OK.
$1095/mo. (904)607-1177.
JAX BEACH, 4 blocks to water, 416 3rd
Ave. So., 3BR/2.5BA, CH&A, WDHU,
$1250/mo., 891-0606.
ATLANTIC BCH, 2BR/ 1.5BA, fenced
backyard, WDHU, nice. $750/mo. plus
dep. 65 W. 8th St. 223-5267.
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.
JAX BCH, 2/1 apt., quiet area, $700/mo
plus deposit. No pets. Available. Nov. 1st.
201 N. 9th St 246-9162, ext. 1#
BEACH/ SAN Pablo area, 2BR/1BA, new
carpet, WDHU, large back yard, $850/mo.
223-5149.
ATLANTIC BEACH
Townhouse, short-term, month to month.
2BR/1.5BA, clean, clean, clean. Steps
to Town Center, WDHU. $850/mo..
280-2805.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2BA townhome,
3 blocks to town center, 4 blocks to beach.
WDHU: $1000/mo. (904)742-6423.
1/2 BLOCK ocean, 2 or 3BR/1BA apart-
ment. $1200/mo. 249-3970.
MAYPORT LANDING, 3BR/2BA, 1200sf.
townhouse; great condition, screened
porch, fenced yard; backs to Intracoastal,
$900/mo., 662-5888.
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.

ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse on quiet
street, 4 blocks from beach. 2BR/1.5BA;
fireplace, balconies, tile downstairs, new
appliances, and back deck. Available Nov.
1; $1200/mo. 614-4275 or 610-0139.
NORTH JAX Beach, 2BR/1BA upstairs, 1
year lease, no pets. No W/D hookup,
$800/mo., $800/dep. 329-3 North 14th
Ave. Call 591-1218 or 246-8970.


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42 SAILFISH Dr, PVB. 1700sf. home,
with 3BR/2BA. New air/ New carpet. Large
remodeled Florida room. $289,900. Call
904-571-1111.
THE PLANTATION
3/3 +library & bonus on #18, new kitchen
& floors. $695,000. Jack McCarthy & Co.
280-0050.
REDUCED NEPTUNE Beach. East of
A1A, 3BR/2BA, garage.'233 Pine St.
$549,000. (904)249-7946.
$40K BELOW Appraisal. Across from
Gonzales Park, corner lot w/Mother-in-
Law suite. Needs some TLC. 936 4th Ave.
N. Jax Beach. $270K. (478)747-9490.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 281 Pine St., 1392
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.
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MAYPORT LANDING Townhome.
2BR/2BA w/bonus room, new carpet,
CH&A, fenced yard. Near ocean and Han-
na Park. 1158 Songbird Lane. $114,900.
280-2728, excellent rental history Iv. msg.
OCEAN GROVE, 2/2, Reduced for Quick
Sale! Fireplace and upgrades. Offered at
.$185,000. Call Kathleen Floryan, Realtor,
Prudential Network Realty,
(904)285-8449, X3057 or (904)687-5146.
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.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1BR/1BA, near
beach; Rent to own, $175,000.
(904)246-6758.
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
OCEAN FRONT
THE SANDPIPER
2/1 top floor, corner unit, tiled balcony with
great views. Elevator, pool and storage,
.$349,000. Owner/ Agent. 887-7053.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


October 24, 2007


ATLANTIC BEACH: 265 Ahern St.,
S800/mo., 2 blocks to ocean, across from
Town Center; 2BR/1BA, CH&A, hardwood
floors, tile bath. No pets. $1000 deposit,
water, garbage & sewer included in rent.
(904)616-9741.
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.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA, CH&A, WDHU,
fenced yard, $800/mo., 1 month security.
Available Nov. 1. 274 10th St. So.
NEPTUNE BCH, 3BR 1BA, laundry, con-
venient to Navy Base. 247-7641.
2BR/1 BA APARTMENT in JB. Convenient
location, 9 blocks to beach. W/D included.
S850/mo. (904)246-6592.
NEPTUNE BCH 2BR/1.5BA, renovated
2005, fenced back yard, credit check,
S950/mo. (904)221-5833.
BEAUTIFUL OCEANFRONT TOWN-
HOUSE; in lovely Atlantic Beach on the
ocean, 2233 Seminole Road, #19. Availa-
ble 11/15/07. 2 large bedrooms, 1.5 baths,
wood floors, granite in kitchen, Travertine
patios. Walk out your living room door to
the beach. $1850/mo. Small pets negotia-
ble; No smoking. Call (904)424-7890, Jes-
sie.
PV TH, The Fountains, 3BR/2.5BA,
1800sf., $1075/mo. Gentry Properties,
233-8726 or 285-7236.
BRAND NEW executive townhome.
Oceanview, 2/2, CH/A, hardwood floors,
stainless steel, granite. Credit check. No
pets. $1250/mo. 514-8530.
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.
2BR/2BA, MONUMENT RD. Townhome,
on lake, remodeled, $950/mo. (furnished
optional). (904)860-1690.
1ST STREET NEPTUNE BEACH
2BR/2.5BA Townhome W/D, dishwasher,
fireplace, berber carpet, 18" ceramic tile,
private balcony, private patio, $1395/mo.
Available Nov. 1st." 333-8462, Harrigan
Properties Realtor.
NEW COZY 1BR, deck w/ocean view,
CH&A. Water, sewer, garbage included.
Credit check. No pets. $700/mo. 514-8530
NEPTUNE BCH, Lora St., East of A1A,
2BR/1BA, WDHU & storage, beachy w/
hardwood floors, new HVAC, $975/mo.
plus utilities, lyr lease, dep. & credit
check. Call Rick 891-2345.








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5 BLOCKS to Beach, 1BR cottage, large
closet, screened front porch, CH/A, soft
water, lawn service & pest control furnish-
ed. No pets. $750/mo. plus sec. dep.
(904)247-1918.
NEPTUNE BCH, 1.5 block ocean, small
1BR/1BA, $600/mo +dep. 214 North
Street. Broker/ Owner, 514-4229.
ATLANTIC BEACH House, 3BR/2BA, new
carpet and ceramic tile, freshly painted,
CH&A, inside WDHU, new appliances.
$1050/mo. +$800/dep. 915 Sailfish,
655-1534.
JAX BEACH, 1BR apt. downstairs,
$550/mo.; 1st & last month's rent required.
Please call Mark, 349-2364 or 246-3438
after 6pm for details.
DEERFIELD LAKES, 2 & 3BR's,
fireplace, WDHU, starting at $750/mo.
Lewis Realty, Inc. (904)291-7229.
ONE BLOCK TO BEACH
1BR, great ocean view, WDHU, balcony.
$900/mo..1BR, large patio, washer and
dryer. $925/mo. Both have tile floors
throughout, LR 14x14, walk-in closets, as-
signed parking. Ocean View, 160 7th Ave.
N. 993-2555. BeachesApartments.com
WATERFRONT ON ST. JOHNS RIVER
house, 2000sf, 4/2/2, 150' dock.
$1800/mo. (732)770-0529.
JB, EAST of 3rd, 1BR in triplex, 750sqft.;
in-ground pool, all ceramic tile. Credit/
background checks. $815+ water includ-
ed, parking. 247-3191.
JAX BEACH 2BR apt. near ocean, CH&A,
WDHU, no pets, $825/mo +$400 dep.,
246-3130.
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
JAX BEACH, 4 blocks to ocean, clean,
2BR/1BA, CH&A, ceiling fans, dishwash-
er, NO PETS. $760/mo. +$650/sec. dep.
Immediate occupancy. Ref's and credit
check required w/$25 application fee.
614 4th St. N 254-7644.
4 BLOCKS to ocean, 220 4th St. S.
$585/mo. 904-891-0606.


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.


ATLANTIC BEACH
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, clean
and move in ready, balcony, 2BR, WDHU,
great parking. $985/mo. 280-2805.
SOLEIL APARTMENTS @ Ponte Vedra
Beach. Limited time specials for immedi-
ate availability! 1 Bdrms start @ $795/mo.
2 Bdrms start @ $890/mo. Call for more
details! (904)285-1431.
SAWGRASS CC, Northgate, 2BR/2BA,
2100sf., 2 car garage. Fireplace. Water to
golf view. $1800/mo. Call Susan
(904)514-7150.
1511 4TH St. N.- 2BR/1BA upstairs apart-
ment. Includes washer/ dryer $800/mo.
+sec.deposit. No Pets. 742-6940.


ATLANTIC BCH, 3/2 townhouse, break-
fast bar, fireplace, appliances, screened
patio, private fenced yard, lots of storage.
Available now 633 Stocks Street
$1300/mo. 373-0492.
ATLANTIC BCH- 3BR/2.5BA, Townhome,
Fenced backyard, frplc., laundry rm,
screened porch. No pets, $900/mo.
1929 Main St., 565-2763.
FRESHLY PAINTED inside & out, new
carpet, 3/1.5, office, large family room.
$1150/mo., Jane 641-0286.
ATLANTIC BEACH
3BR/ 2.5BA 2700sf, fireplace, 1535 Selva
Marina Dr. 3 blks to ocean, across from
Selva Marina Country Club. Pets ok,
$1800/ mo. 838-6333. Avail 7/1.


LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2 CYPRESS COVE, 3BR/2BA, 2 car ga-
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets. rage. New carpet and paint, fireplace,
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219. $1200/mo., 860-1756.


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.
1BR 1BA condo at The Palms at Marsh
Landing. Country Club amenities.
$850/mo. 616-6617.
JAX BEACH, 2.5 blocks to ocean, spa-
cious 3BR/1BA, CH&A, W/D. $1190/mo.
655-5367 or 803-3099.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.


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 BCH TH, 2BR/1.5BA. kitchen
equip., W/D, CH&A, frpl, ceiling fans, new
tile & carpet, fenced, 2-tier deck w/screen
porch & balcony, storage shed. Steps to
bch, shops & parks $1150/mo. 241-4543.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 696 Aquatic Drive,
3BR/2BA. Fenced yard, screened porch,
plantation shutters, W/D. Small Pets nego-
tiable. No Smoking, References, Credit
Check. $985/mo. +$500/sec. 249-2639.

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


OCEANFRONT RENTAL- Neptune Bch,
ATL BCH townhome. Spacious 3/2.5, 2BR/1BA, W/D, private beach access,
fenced yard, pet friendly, 1/2 block to 750sf. $1400/mo. (904)487-4536.
beach. $1700/mo. Call 334-7155. _______________


WALK TO beach, 208-214 10th Ave. No.,
2BR, $800/mo;1BR, $575/mo;. laundry
room in building. Credit check. No. pets.
514-8530.


IMtn ruI IPO vedra, i DlocK Deacn,
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.


1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1stAve. South, ATLANTIC BEACH, 1332 Main St.,
2BR/1BA. $800/mo. (904)891-0606. 2BR/1.5BA duplex, $800/mo., 891-0606.


2BR/2BA, FRESH paint and tile, W/D in-
cluded. $800/mo. 343-1782.
ATLANTIC BCH 2BR/1BA, fenced back-
yard with pets allowed, $750/mo.
813-9066.
2 BLOCKS from beach 3BR/1-1/2BA,
2-story, garage, $1200/mo, Call 242-9195.


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.
3BR/3.5BA, 2300SF Townhome, 14th Ave
So & 2nd St. Jax. Beach, fully loaded, 2
years old, $1800/mo. Available immedi-
ately, 424-7204.
JAX BEACH Holly Drive, 3BR/2BA, 2 car
garage, fenced yard, $1300/mo + deposit.
Pets ok. 614-5278.
PONITE VEDRA- nice cle-an 3BR 2BA
garage very privail maineranirce tlr
peis OK. $1200/mo 241.4-5;.I.
S JAY Beach 3BRI;-BA fler,n. r, .
2car garage 1950Sl wood & 1i I,:,:.r:-
pets okay. $1500/mo. Call Becky
(904)813-9651
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.
SAN PABLO & Atlantic Blvd., furnished
3BR/2BA house w/arge fenced yard. Mi-
nutes from beaches & schools. $1500/mo
+deposit. Yard maintenance included.
Available now. 993-9283
3BR/2BA, $1350/MO great community on
San Pablo Rd. Pets ok. 422-3908.
ICW SPACIOUS POOL HOME, 3/2 on
lake, 1850sf., W/D, 2 car, small pet OK,
$1375/mo. 699-2245.
PLAYERS .CLUB Sawgrass, very nice
brick home, 4BR/2BA, 2car garage.
$1695/mo. Call (904)631-8963.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, Dolphin Cove,
7 Cobia St. 2BR/2BA, $1100/mo.
+$1100/dep. No smoking, No pets. Lawn
care included 285-2302, 945-6547.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, large
bonus room. New carpet, windows.
CH&A, WDHU. $1200/mo. Please call
241-7949.
ATL. BCH/ Oak Harbor, 1129 Sebago
So. 3BR/2BA, all new, fenced. $1195/mo.
Discount for 2yr. lease. 612-8868.
ATLANTIC BCH- 472 Skate Rd., 3/2, tile
throughout, new appliances, fenced back
yard, new A/C, laundry. $1075/mo.,
445-8013. Available immediately.


JAX BEACH, 37th Ave. S., 1/2 block
ocean, 3BR/2BA, $1550/mo. (904)910-
1108, (919)358-0244.
MAYPORT FISHING Village, 3BR/2BA,
fenced yard, $1150/mo. Call 221-0612.
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.
WEST BEACHES, 4/2, $1200/mo., fire-
place, open floor plan. 12708 Aqua Surf
Road. Ready for occupancy. VIP Real-
ty, 962-6190.
ATLANTIC BEACH
2BR condo, $825/mo. Avail. Nov. 1st
2BR/1BA townhome, $800/mo.
Duplex, 3BR/ 2BA, $895/mo.
PONTE VEDRA
Dolphin Cove- 4/2, $1195/mo.
3BR/ 2.5 BA, Portofino at Ponte Vedra,
$1995/mo.
ICW
2BR/1 BA condo, $850/mo.
3BR/2.5BA house $995/mo.
2BR/ 2BA townhome $1100mo.
3BR/2BA condo, $1250/mo.
4BR/ 2BA house, $1295/mo.
3BR/ 2BA home, $1295/mo.
3BR/ 2BA home, $1300/mo.
4BR/ 2BA house, $1395/mo.
4BR/ 2.5BA house, $1395/mo.
3BR/ 2BA house, $1450/mo.
5BR/3BA home, $1795/mo.
5BR/ 4BA home $2995/mo.
ARLINGTON/ FORT CAROLINE
2BR/2BA townhome, $750/mo.
2BR/ 2BA condo, $850/mo.
3BR/ 2BA condo, $895/mo.
3BR/ 2.5BA house, $975/mo.
4BR/ 2BA home, $1325/mo.
3BR/ 2BA house, $1600/mo.
SOUTHSIDE/ BAYMEADOWS
2BR/ 2BA townhome, $1095/mo.
3BR/ 2.5BA townhome, $1234/mo.
4BR/ 2BA home, $1295/mo.
3BR/2.5BA townhome, $1295/mo.
3BR/ 2.5BA townhome, $1450/mo.
4BR/ 2.5BA home, $1950/mo.
6BR/ 3.5BAhome, $2095/mo.
St. Nicholas, 2BR/ 2BA condo, $795/mo.
NORTHSIDE, EAST OF 1-95
3BR/ 2BA home, $1295/mo.
4BR/2BR home, $1295/mo.
4BR/ 2BA home, $1350/mo.
3BR/ 3BA home, $1395/mo.
4BR/ 3BA home, $1425/mo.
4BR/ 3BA house, $1495/mo.
4BR/ 3BA home, $1500/mo.
ORANGE PARK
3BR/ 2.5BA townhome, $1100/mo.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.
www.homefinderrealty.net
NEPTUNE BEACH, Summer Sands, 2BR
2.5BA townhome; 1 car garage, communi-
ty pool, $995/mo. 655-5990.
VERY CLEAN, 2BR/1.5BA home. Two
beds up, tile kitchen, deck, shed, back-
yard, fenced. Neptune Beach. Mary
(904)874-9238
PONTE VEDRA/ Palm Valley, beautiful,
large, private, 4BR/3BA, plus bonus room,
2-car garage, w/many amenities.
$1700/mo. 860-1690.
MARSH LANDING CC, executive home in
private golf community. 3BR/3BA, neutral
and tasteful upgrades, fireplace, wooded
back yard, $2295/mo. Will sell also.
537-4083.
ATLANTIC BEA CH 3BRi1BA Cih&A
p3irile.: c:arr.eld WDHU lenced ard
246-0576
JAX BEACH, nice 3/1, 908 12th St. No.,
$1100/mo. +deposit, 242-0544.
3BR/1BA, VERY clean on 891 Plaza Rd.
in AB. $1100/mo. +dep. (904)222-1425.
NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.


VERY NICE 3BR 2BA house, Ig gar., new-
ly renovated. Convenient to Wonderwood
Expwy. 3217 Hampsted Ct. $1200/mo.
891-0606.
OCEANFRONT, S. Ponte Vedra, 3/2, me-
ticulously kept. $3550/mo. (904)993-4011.
3BR/3BA HOUSE off San Pablo Rd be-
tween Beach & Atlantic. Large yard
w/screened porch on quiet street.
,$1100/mo. (904)246-6592.
VERY NICE home, Jax Beach, CH&A,
WDHU, garage, in-ground pool.
$1250/mo. 891-0606.
JAX BEACH, 4BR/1.5BA New tiile, A/C,
plumbing, paint & landscaping. Fenced
backyard. Includes lawn service and W/D.
$1550/mo. 270-0808
JAX BEACH, 1st Street, 3BR/1BA. W/D,
CH&A, large deck, fenced-in yard. New
carpet and paint. $1100/mo. Please call
241-7949.
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, Oak Forest Dr., 4BR/2BA,
2400sf. $2200/mo. Call Jason Jarrett AB, 882 East Coast, 4BR/2.5BA, Pool,
(904)591-5917. Jarrett Real Estate. 2car garage. $2500/mo. +$1200/deposit.
338-4828.
JAX BEACH, 725 Holly Dr. 3BR/2BA. P/ A R/2.BA,new tile
$1250/mo. +$1000/dep. 673-63357 VB/ SOLANO Cay 3BH/2.5BAnew tile
486-0937. 000/de 673-6335, carpet, A/C.. Available now. $1350/mo.
285-2952.
AT MAYO on canal, lease purchase, 3/2/2
$1300/mo. Independent Brokers & Associ- PV ADORABLE 3/2. No. smoking/ pets.
ates Inc. 247-4333 or 710-3111. $1300/mo. 246-3091.


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permission
4 Trigger's
rider
7 Crusty
formation
11 Plums
13 Periods
15 Top-notch
16 Hit song
of the '60s
19 Complete
20 Most in
need of a
plumber's
attention
21 Of a Prot.
denomi-
nation
23 Two-digit
number
24 Gone by
27 Brit. church
leader's
accessory
30 Show
delight
34 Refrigerator
name
36 Taunt
38 Common
verb
39 Like soft-
boiled eggs
40 45 Down,


to friends
41 At a future
date
43 Years of life
44 Fat
46 Cruel one
47 Pitch
49 Places of
perfection
51 Poetic
monogram
52 Place for
a muff
54 Down in
the dumps
56 Cheats
61 Talked on
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66 Sydney
song
68 Maple
genus
69 Jot down
70 Musical
numbers
71 Overly
curious
72 Fast way
to go:
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73 Letters on
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8 with;
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9 Household
pests
10 Exhausted
11 Elle or ella
12 Belgrade
native
14 Schedules
17 Enlarge an
opening
18 _out a
living;
get by
22 Felt com-
passion for
24 Jos6's friend
25 Checkers
and chess
26 First word
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28 Succinct
29 Birds
31 Prices
32 Castle
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34 Rat-
35 Brouhaha
37 Little one
42 Isolated
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45 Famed
composer
48 Guard
50 Adventure
story
53 Tool
55 Facts
56 Word with
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song
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58 du Vent
59 Seth's boy
60 Corp.'s
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PONTE VEDRA Beach townhouse condo, THE GRANDE Reserve, 2BR/2BA,
lake front, immaculate. No deposit. No, 1200+sf. W/D, garage, all amenities.
smoking. $1025/mo., 280-8782. $1200/mo. 220-6603.


PVB CONDOS- 1/1 750sf, $850; 2/2.5
townhouse, 1100sf, $1050; 3/2 1280sf,
$1150. Realty Executives, Ponte Vedra,
(904)249-7676, press 2.


JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA, fireplace, WDHU;
4 blocks to beach, $1000/mo. Call
(904)742-6423.


2BR/2BA, MONUMENT RD. Townhome, JAX BEACH 2BR/2BA, w/garage, fire-
on lake, remodeled, $950/mo. (furnished place, pool, fitness, new carpet, no pets.
optional). (904)860-1690. $1100/mo., (904)246-8397.


PONTE VEDRA, 2/2, very nice, approx.
1100sf, end unit, pond, W/D, tennis &
pool, 2131 Seahawk Drive, $990/mo.,
223-3652.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, walk to beach;
gated community, 2/2 unfurnished condo
east of A1A, $1200/mo, $1000/deposit.
Brand new everything Danny,' 710-9649
or 553 6105
OCEANFRONT, N Jax Beach, luxury.
2BR/2BA, garage. $2200/mo. Call
(904)476-7548.
OCEANFRONT 2BR/2BA, Ocean 14. No
pets. lyr lease. $1500/mo. plus dep. 334-
2737.
ATLANTIC BEACH
Selva Marina, 2BR/2BA kitchen, wood floors, carpet, paint, screen
porch, W/D. $1200/mo. Includes water,
sewer, cable & association fees. Great
pool & tennis court. Avail immediately.
Call (904)249-7548 or 868-6957.
2BR CONDO w/garage, close to beach.
Available 11/16. $995/mo. Small pet al-
lowed. (904)465-7186.
THE VILLAS. 2BR/2BA, garage, porch,
ground floor, pool, etc. $1050/mo.
WITH 1YR LEASE, LAST MONTH FREE.
233-3545.
ATLANTIC BCH, 2BR/2BA, pool, like new,
steps to beach, parking, $1175/mo. Pets
ok. (646)552-4487.
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.
HODGES BLVD. & J. Turner Butler,
1BR/1BA, $725/mo., all amenities; gated
community. Please call 993-2222.
PONTE VEDRA Summerhouse. New
2BR/2BA. 5 star amenities. Great location
Bottom floor unit. $990/mo. +deposit. 838-
9400.
SUMMER SANDS, Ig 1BR w/ loft, frplc.,
clubhouse w/ pool, 1 car gar., $875/mo.
993-7328.
OLD ATLANTIC Beach, ocean view
2BR/2BA, beautifully furnished, balcony,
W/D, all utilities included, $1500/mo.
246-9773.


THE CLOISTER
ATLANTIC BEACH, OCEAN FRONT
Very attractively, furnished, 3BR/2BA,
beachside covered porch, garage com-
munity pool, gated, available now to May
31st., 3 month minimum. Basic rent
$1995/mo., no smoking, no pets. Dunson
Real Estate, Inc. Realtor, 904-247-5153.
Email: dunsrealest@clearwire.net
WALK TO BEACH
JAX BEACH- OCEANVIEW
2BR/ 2BA condo, frplc., balcony, WDHU,
2 parking spaces, $950/mo. plus deposit.
343-4763 or 642-9307.
SPACIOUS CONDO at The Palms' 3/2
w/garage, $1300/mo., 242-9173.
FREE RENT! PVB, MOTIVATED! ABSO-
LUTELY THE BEST DEAL! 2BR split
plan, ground floor corner unit, tennis court
view,, W/D. $1100/mo. Janet (904)635-
6375.


WOLF CREEK, 2BR/2BA, ground level,
s/s appliances, W/D $1000/mo. Grace El-
lis. All Pro Realty Specialists Inc.
(904)655-7923.
OCEAN FRONT, large 2/2, remodeled.
Move in Nov. 1. $1650/mo. 536-8333.
PVB GRAND Cay Villas, 2/2, fireplace,
W/D, screened porch, new carpet, new
,point, .Availabl lo.. ,hwP.. $0,951rmp,
6550825' *> -- r *
ICW 2BR condo, fully furnished,
$1200/mo.? washer/ dryer included
728-0393.
2BR/2BA CRANES Lake condo, all appli-
ances, move in ready, $1100/mo.,
(904)521-3200.
JAX BEACH, Palms of Marsh Landing,
2BR/2BA, cathedral ceilings, W/D, marsh
view, fireplace, luxury resort amenities.
$1075/mo. includes water, 285-5592.
OCEAN VIEW, JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA,
vaulted ceiling, beautiful tile. Bright, open
floor plan. No dogs. $1700/mo. (Room-
mates considered)'. (404)325-0820,
(404)784-6601.
ICW- 2BR/2BA, gated, JTB/ Hodges, W/D,
water included, gym, pool, $1050/mo.
(904)994-2825.
JARDIN DE MER, 3BR/2BA, garage.
$1295/mo. Avail. now. 770-429-9331.
OCEANFRONT
ATLANTIC BEACH, Cloister Condo.
3BR/2BA. All amenities, all appliances,
incl. washer/ dryer. Avail. 1/1/08
219-2481.
JAX BEACH, Palms at Marsh Landing.
1/1, W/D, screened lanai, $850/mo. lease
purchase. 821-1136 or 254-5880.
OCEAN VIEW, brand new, 3/2, upgrad-
ded; consider lease option, $2900/mo.
Owner/Agent, 463-7343.
PVB, 2/2 in Ocean Grove, first floor, lake
view, W/D, beach access. All amenities.
$1100/mo. 543-9725 or 881-1796.
OCEAN FRONT fumished 2/2, pool con-
sider lease option, 6 month plus.
463-7343.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2/2, pool, Furnished,
all utilities: elec., water, cable, internet.
$1500/mo. 904-535-3598.
2BR/2BA MARSH VIEW CONDO- Fire-
place, vaulted ceilings, carpeted bed-
rooms, sunroom, W/D. Blocks from
beach. $1050/mo.. Available Now.
(904)233-7879.
PVB, SUMMERHOUSE, one year old,
2BR/2BA w/fireplace and appliances.
5-star amenities, gated community.
$1050/mo. Kimmie 904-200-5939. Avail.
11/1.
FREE RENT! PVB, THE COLONY. Walk/
bike to beach, 2BR/2BA, corner unit, 2nd
floor, high ceilings, new carpet/ tile, W/D,
fireplace, garage. $1100/mo. Janet
(904)635-6375.
ATLANTIC BCH Seaplace, lovely 2/2,
steps to ocean, furnished/ unfurnished,
$1200/mo. (904)887-5005.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, 3/2 w/ garage,
spacious, new tile, paint and blinds,
ground floor, end unit, screened lanai, fire-
place, ceiling fans, all amenities, 1 mile to
beach, cats ok, $1300/mo. Must seel 904-
273-8923 or 904-294-8,164.


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SUnfurnished Homes Sawgrass PV. 3BR/2BA, home interior/ Stacey Road San Pablo 3BR/2BA home on
SPlantation Oaks PV 5BR/5BA, new two exterior recently remodeled, comm. pool, canal w/ floating dock, upgrades, tile floors, .
Story w/hardwood floors, 4246 sqft, fireplace, garage. $1500/mo. deck, garage. $1895/mo.
overlooks preserve, 3 car garage. $3800/mo. Intracoastal West Unfurnished Condos
85 N 19th Avenue JB 3BR/3.5BA, three Bishops Court- Hodges 1BR/1BA, ground The Colony PV 2BR/2BA, round floor w/
story home w/incredible ocean views, floor/end unit, water to gof course views, ae, tile floors, fireplace, freshly painted.
elevator, office, fenced yard. $3500/mo. amenities. $850/mo.mo
The Plantation PV 3R/2.5A, beautiful Palms at Marsh Landing JB
SThe Plantation PV 3BR/2.5BA, beautiful Sail Cove Town Center Gate Pkwy Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
2 story home, hardwood and tile floors, den/ Screened porch, amenities. 1BR/1BA, Ground floor. $900/mo.
Office, balcony. $3000/mo. 1BR/IBA,lst floor. $950/mo. 2BR/2BA, Ground floor. $1100/mo.
Ponte Vedra By Sea PV 4BR/3BA, home 2BR/2BA, 1st floor w/garage. $1000/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/garage. $1150/mo.
Shas living, dining and great room, 3 car Reserve at James Island ate Pkwy 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top/end unit. $1275/mo.
Garage, screened porch. $2600/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor condo, screened Villas at Marsh Landing JB
Summerfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious porch, tile and carpet, great amenities. 2BR/2Bend orch, garage, amenities.
I home in walking distance to schools & bch, $1095/mo. 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor, $1100/mo.
!q patio, 2 car garage. $2000/mo. Wolf Creek Heodges 2BR/2.5BA. Newer Furnished Rentals
Ponte Vedra Shores Vilano 4BR/4BA, townhouse w/ wooded preserve views, Sawgrass PV 4BR/4.5BA,e 2 story home,
newer 3 story townhouse, tile floors, attached amenities, screened porch. $1100/mo. screened in pool, golf course views, game room.
garage, ocean views. $2000/mo. Brightwater Gate Pkwy $3500/mo.
SFiddlers Marsh PV 3BR/2BA, home on 2BR/2.5BA. Remodeled townhouse, attached Ponte Vedra Shores Vilano 3BR/3BA, 3 story
lake, east of A1A, screened porch, comm. garage, screened porch, amenities. $1200/mo. townhouse w/ocean views, garage, balconies,
Spool & tennis. $1700/mo. Bentwater Place Hodges 3BR/2BA, home elevator. $3000/mo.
660 Upper 8th Ave. S. JB 3BR/1.5BA, has screened porch, large fenced backyard, Ocean Grande SPV 3BR/3BA, 2nd floor

two story wile floors, carpet, Florida roomoverlooks preserve. $1400/mo. luxury condo, garage, tile floors, elevators,
S Sandy Oaks PV 3BR/2BA, home w/wood Johns Creek- Hodges 3BR/2BA, home has h olony-PV 2 /2 round floor condo
deck, hardwood floors, 2 car garage, open floor plan, fenced yard, garage, patio, fireplace ara, east ofAlA. f1400/mo
Cathedral ceilings. $1500/mo. comm pool. $1500/mo.t .
1018 23rd St. N- JB 3BR/2.5BA, two story Villages of Pablo San Pablo 4BR/2BA REIMAX Coastal Real Estate
home, tile and new carpet flooring, wood home has vaulted ceilings, lanai, fireplace, Olpt Property Management
o deck, garage. $1500/mo. fenced backyard. $1700/mo. (800)299-5616 (904)285-5640
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Just a few steps from the beach! Magnificent
clubhouse, summer kitchen, state-of-the-art
fitness center, resort style edgeless pool with
cabanas, putting green. Pet friendly.
Fantastic incentives available now!

LIMITED TIME OFFER.

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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


ADMIRAL'S WALK, doublewide, 3/2, W/D,
fireplace, $850/mo +utilities. Will rent to
own. 891-9686.



S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www.rentjacksonvillebeach.com

OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
(904)249-8269.
OCEANFRONT 1BR or 2BR, daily/ week-
ly/ monthly, pool, 463-7343.
CONDO 2BR, furnished, short/ long term.
Washer/ dryer included, 728-0393.



FURNISHED MASTER Bedroom, Nep-
tune Bch. w/bath, includes everything.
Non-smoking. $575/mo., (904)403-5734.
ATLANTIC BEACH, $700/mo. includes
utilities 1BR/1BA and patio. 200-8977
ROOMMATE WANTED: share beautifully
renovated 3BR/2BA home in Atlantic
Beach. $600/mo. +half utilities, deposit.
References required. Move in Nov. 1,
343-5380.
BEST OF both worlds. Ocean front condo
to share, with executive office amenities.
Offered at $850/mo. 247-8338, 994-9499.
MARSH LANDING condo, all amenities.
1BR, private bath, storage. $725/mo. in-
cludes utilities, cable. 859-4439.
OCEAN VIEW, JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA,
vaulted ceiling, beautiful tile. Bright, open
floor plan. No dogs. $700/mo. (Room-
mates considered) (404)325-0820,
(404)784-6601.
1BR, PRIVATE bath, Atlantic Bch,
$425/mo. includes utilities, $200/dep. ne-
gotiable w/ref's.. W/D, non-smoking, no
pets/ parties. Lease required. Available
immediately. Contact Brittani or Justin
(616)893-0371.
ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 4BR/
3BA, 3200sf. home in S. Jax Beach. In-
ground pool. Must love dogs. $550/mo.
+$250/dep., all utilities included. Serious
inquiries only. (904)568-5555.
AFFORDABLE RENT at the Beach
$200/mo. + partial electric bill in exchange
for assisting a 45 yr. old male in daily liv-
ing. Medical background a plus. If interest-
ed please call Mitch 247-1719.
BEACH, ACROSS street incl. private bath,
utility, cable. $599/mo. (904)249-9981.



JAX BEACH, 2 bedrooms downstairs with
private bath. $550 & $650/mo. Walk to
beach. (904)237-4354.
OFF MAYPORT Road, $440/mo. cable.&
utilities included, 923-6482.
ROOM FOR rent in my home near ICW.
Hot tub avail. $550/mo. incl. util. Call
(904)571-6533.

JAX BEACH, clean, complete cable; kitch-
en privileges, 241-3377.



SINGLE PROFESSIONAL office space for
lease across from Mayo Clinic. Available
January '08. $550/mo. 223-0035.
OFFICE SPACE for rent in Jacksonville
Beach, single offices or full suite available.
Please email interest to:
coffeeshop235@yahoo.com
PRIME 650SQ FT. Neptune Beach busi-
ness office. Ample parking, 3rd.Street sig-
nage, handicap access, immediate availa-
bility. Call 246-9520.
NEPTUNE BEACH, on Third St., great
signage; 700sf., $700/mo. 993-4011.



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.
OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE Sgace for lease,
2 locations, Mayport Rd. and Nocatee.
Free rent. 514-1090.
COMMERCIAL, 2400 sf., 11 Zoning. South
Jax Beach. 249-0494.
RETAIL STORE front and restaurant for
lease, Mayport, 514-1090.


DOGGIE DUTY full service pet sitting. Call
for appt. 568-9880.
FREE KITTENS, 8 weeks old. Call any-
time 514-0802, 887-2351.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.


ENGLISH BULLDOG Puppies. CKC regis-
tered. Ready to go home in December.
(904)563-5654.


LOST LARGE, black, male lab, green
camouflage collar, very friendly, very
missed. Please call 866-0064.


certification pursuant to Section 120.60,
F.S., and Rule 11B-27, F.A.C.
Dated: October 4, 2007
DIRECTOR WILLIAM J. ROMINE
CHAIRMAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
STANDARDS
AND TRAINING COMMISSION
By:/s/Jennifer Harris, Division
Representa-
tive
BL 10/10, 17, 24, 31


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.
ATTEND COLLEGE online from home.
Medical, business, paralegal, computers,
criminal justice. Job placement assis-
tance. Financial aid and computer provid-
ed if qualified. (866)858-2121
www.OnlineTidewaterTech.com
PROFESSIONAL BODYGUARDS State-
side & Overseas. Earning Potential $350-
$750 per day! No experience needed.'
Free Training! No felonies (866)271-7779
www.bodyguardsunlimited.net

MATH TUTOR
Thru Algebra I. References, reasonable.
John McCann 273-3784.
RAILROADS ARE looking for experienced
help. Train in four to eight weeks to be-
come a Conductor, Welder, Mechanical
Locomotive, or Carmen. Average salaries
$63,000. Tuition loans available,
(913)319-2603 / (913)319-2658,
www.RailroadTraining.com.




PIANO LESSONS
All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning also available.
241-4954, 655-3300.


AIRLINES ARE Hiring Train for high pay-
ing Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial aid if qualified.
Job placement assistance. Call Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com



PART-TIME help wanted. Up to $12/hr. If
you are creative, opinionated, or just love
surfing the web, we need your help. If you
have time and basic computer skills, we
will pay you to surf the internet and blog.
Must be at least 16 yrs old. Send resume
or basic contact info to
jhartman@yovia..com
DRY CLEANER needs PT Counter Help,
$8/per/hour. 333-8572.
CURVES FOR Women, Beach Blvd. Flex-
ible hours- mostly 3:30pm-7 or 8pm.
504-5012.
ABOVE AND Beyond Housekeeping,
seeking responsible individuals, reliable
transportation and phone required.
591-5901, 514-1188.
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'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.

PART-TIME COOK
Avante at Jacksonville Beach, a 165-bed
Nursing and Rehab Center seeks a HS
grad to prepare nutritional foods as direct-
ed by our Dietary Services Manager. Re-
quires related experience or completion of
an appropriate training program. Must be
at least 18 years of age and have the abili-
ty to speak, read, write and follow direc-
tions in English. Please apply in person at:
1504 Seabreeze Avenue, Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250, (904)249-7421. EOE
LICENSED MASSAGE Therapist, to work
in Chiropractic office. Please fax resume
and copy of current license to 246-8105.
READING SPECIALIST for pediatric prac-
tice at the Beach; flexible houts, great en-
vironment. Fax resume, 280-7680.

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 prospectivegemployee. Ads
for self-employment or business opportu-
nities appear under the Business Opportu-
nities category. Ads which may require
payment of fees for employment informa-
tion, guidance or training may appear un-
der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiser ask for a fee or if the advertiser
is offering a product or service rather than
a job opening, please notify The Beaches
Leader, 249-9033.
EXPERIENCED BARISTA for beaches
coffee shop. Please email resume to
coffeeshop235@yahoo.com


PART-TIME BUSER & FOOD EXPEDIT-
ER. FULL & PART-TIME DINING ROOM
& BANQUET SERVERS. Marsh Landing
Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach is cur-
rently hiring several food & beverage posi-
tions including part-time PM table buser,
part-time AM/PM food expediter, full &
part-time dining room servers & banquet
servers. Excellent benefits offered to full
time employees including 401k, insurance,
vacation days, sick days. Apply in person
at the Marsh Landing Clubhouse Tuesday .
- Saturday. Call 285-6514 for directions.
CLEANERS NEEDED early evening &
late night. Phone & car a must. 273-2761.
PART TIME Data Entry. 2pm-7pm, M-F.
30-year-old consulting company located at
Hodges Blvd. and JTB is seeking to fill
their Data Entry. position. Reliability a
must Basic computer skills are required,
knowledge of Word & Outlook necessary.
Must be able to accurately input customer
information into a computerized database
system. Experience in. answering a
multi-line telephone system is desired.
$7.50-$8:00/hr. Please email your resume
to: email@balescompany.com or Fax to
421-2100.
OFFICE ASSISTANT needed with friend-
ly, professional phone voice and attention
to detail. Computer savvy, knowledge of
ACT, Excel, and Word. Self- starter. Lo-
cated in Ponte Vedra. Call 285-5855.


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HOME CLEANERS full-time/ part-time, re-
liable car & phone, $10-$12 per hour, call
223-5033.
POLICE OFFICERS: Earn up to $20,000
bonus. Train to protect your fellow Sol-
diers and be a leader in the Army National
Guard. 1-800-GO-GUARD.com/oolice.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips: Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
MEDICAL OFFICE- Hiring well organized,
multi-tasker for front office employment.
Previous medical experience a plus.
Please fax resume, 249-9764.
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital seeking
Receptionist with Customer Service expe-
rience also Kennel Attendant. Apply with-
in: 28 Corona Rd., Ponte Vedra, 285-
7924.
PONTE VEDRA office seeks individual to
.answer multiple phone lines. Must be able
to transfer calls proficiently and absolutely
have skills in MS Word, Excel, and Out-
look. Applicants need an eye fordetail and
should have knowledge in English gram-
mar rules. We are looking for someone
who is dependable and has a commitment
to good work. Submit resume to: broker-
bythebeach@att.net. Please attach as a
Word Document.
EXPERIENCED BREAKFAST Cook/ Man-
ager. Call 273-0006.


DRIVERS- MORE money! Sign on bonus,
36-43 cpm,/$1.20pm $0 lease/ Teams
needed. Class A + 3 months recent OTR
required (800)635-8669.
PRESSURE WASHING: $8/hr. to start; up
to $15/hr. the first year. Call 7-9pm,
994-0045.
SALES POSITION available. Knowledge
of cleaning required.. Clean driving record
or transportation required. Fax resume to
270-8866.

DIETARY AIDE
Avante at Jacksonville Beach, a 165-bed
Nursing and Rehab-Center seeks a HS
grad to help with all dietary related func-
tions, including preparing, serving and de-
livering meals and snacks to our resi-
dents. You will also have cleaning and
washing duties. Must be at least 18 years
of age and have the ability to speak, read,
write and follow directions in English.
Avante offers excellent compensation &
premium benefits, including 401(k).
Please apply in person at: 1504 Sea-
breeze Avenue, Jacksonville Beach, FL
32250, (904)249-7421..
REGIONAL COMMERCIAL General Con-
tractor, located at the beaches, seeking
experienced office clerical, project admin-
istration, and traveling project superin-
tendent professionals. 3-5 years experi-
ence in the commercial construction in-
dustry required. Great pay, benefits, insur-
ance available. Send resume to: construc-
tionempl@aol.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
sometime, money & more! Heartland Ex-
press (800)441-4953 www.heartlandex-
press.com.
LINE COOKS & Hostesses needed. Top
wages. Must be able to work weekends.
Apply in person, see Vince or Tom, 127
1st Ave. N., rear blue door, 12-2pm. Cam-
peche Bay. 249-3322.
LABORERS, CARPENTERS (all types),
Scaffold Erectors, Ironworkers, Skilled
Construction Personnel, excellent pay with
transportation, 726-5661.


INSURANCE AGENT
Orange Park and Ponte Vedra
AAA Insurance Agency is currently in a
growth mode and is looking for a dynamic
and experienced Personal Lines Sales
Agent for our Orange Park and Ponte Ve-
dra offices. Requirements include a mini-
mum of 2 years personal lines experience
and a valid Florida 440 or 220 insurance
license. Excellent communication skills,
attention to detail and the ability to work in
a fast-paced growing agency is essential!
If you possess these qualifications, now is
the time to contact us and make the move
to a stable, professional work environ-
ment. In addition to a competitive salary
and bonus opportunity, we offer an excel-
lent benefits package including health and
dental insurance, 401K, vacation and
much more! Interested candidates, please
email resume to: fpierce@aaasouth.com
or fax to: (904)272-3180. EOE M/F/DN.


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


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PERSONAL SHOPPER. No time to shop?
I buy, wrap, deliver. (904)824-4539.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZING by Laura
Leigh. For home/ office/ garage,
868-4088.


PADGETT'S A/C & Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
588-5222 Financing available.,
SERVICE, REPAIRS, INSTALLATIONS
Free Estimates on replacements. License
CAC11814887. Credit cards accepted.

AFFORDABLE WINDOW CLEANING,
15 years experience. Reasonable prices,
low minimum rates, weekend appoint-
ments available. (904)525-7419.
ORGANIZING- CLEANING: Home, office,
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer-
ences. 221-0801.


CLEANING BY Christopher, catering to
HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats & the beaches area, (904)725-2738.
dogs. 246-3600. .-....... .


LOST 9/21, Shepherd/ Mutt mix, female,
Maggie. Brown/Black. 24" to back, floppy
ears, missing right upper canine tooth.
8yrs. old. 904-333-3913,
cap2@comcast.net REWARD


IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
BUSCO CHICO(S) amables para jugar y
practicar espanol y ingles los fines de
semanas con mi hijo ya que tiene 3 anos.
El esta bilingue por oreja pera no habla
much, y se comporta bien con ninos y ni-
nas de su edad. Lamame, Charlene, por
favor 614-0845. Jax Beach. Hablo medi-
alengua..
YOUNG MALE doctor looking for girlfriend
age 18 28 to travel and share good time.
Send photos and information to
drtomas6@yahoo.com


DIVORCE $275-$350*. Covers children,
etc. Only one signature required! *Ex-
cludes govt. fees! Call weekdays
(800)462-2000 ext.600. (8am-6pm) Alta
Divorce, LLC. Established 1977.

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WHILE GLOVE! I get what others miss!
Call 994-0189.
AFFORDABLE CLEANING SERVICE.
Many years experience; references availa-
ble. Call Kelly for estimate, 238-9040.
CLEANING SERVICE. Take the worry out
of your work week and let someone else
do the chores. Detailed, dependable, and
honest. 15yrs. experience. 403-9474.
CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING
with new anti-allergen fabric rinse,
223-0591.
LET US clean for youl Spend your week-
ends resting after the long work week.
Honest, affordable and we pay attention to
details. We specialize in business, resi-
dential, construction clean up, move-in,
move-outs, boats and more! Call Coastal
Cleaning Service @ (904)673-2436
(Clara) for free estimate. We offer a refer-
ral program, get $10.00 off your service
for referring someone! Lic./ ins.
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


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


BEACH BOYS Firewood. Pickup or Deliv-
ery. Call 759-1612.


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CHEAP MOE'SI Complete lawn service. BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
Most yards only $25. (904)422-0593. free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
,610-7768.


SHOW ME LAWN SERVICE, INC. Call
Pam 742-7769.
LANDSCAPE BY Linus. Yard Cleanup
Specialist. Weekly/ Bi-monthly. Licensed/
Insured/Affordable. 294-2269.
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.


WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301.
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.


PRIME MAINTENANCE, INC.
"A Professional Lawn Maintenance Co."
Other services include: Landscape Design
& Installation, Tree work, Mulching, Clean-
ups & more. Licensed/ Insured.
FREE ESTIMATES (904)535-2515



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
SMALL TIME MOVING
Small to medium moves/ any distance/ flat
rates. Garage clean-outs. (904)242-0020.


KEN'S PRESSURE Washing & Lawn
Service. Houses & driveways. Free esti-
mates. 252-6112.
OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Spotless window
cleaning. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin, 994-0045.
DIRTY DEAN'S
Guality service. Affordable price.
Licensed/ Insured. Call 294-6116.

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QUALITY WORK FOR LESS on all
Interior & Exterior Painting, Pressure.
Washing & Home Repairs. Free estimate.
Jeff 881-4223.
PAINTING & PRESSURE WASHING
Fire fighter, owned & operated,
reasonable rates,
Interior & exterior
Call 874-2707.


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


IF YOU are'interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
FOR ANY major or minor repairs, clogged
drains, tile work, irrigation. Complete bath-
room remodels. Any new construction. No
job too big or small. CFC1427375.
Licensed & insured. 424-1359.

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


CONSTRUCTION SERVICES. Remodel-
ing, Renovation/ Fences, Decks, Painting,
PowerWashing, & more! 30yrs. experi-
ence. Licensed/ Insured. No job too small!
Free estimates. 703-2054.
ACTION DRYWALL PAINTING
Hanging, Finishing, Texturing. 20yrs. ex-
perience. Free Estimates. Licensed/ Insur-
ed. (904)535-3955.



DRYWALL REPAIR, Painting, Quarter
Round, painted or stained, installed.
Shelves, built-in, misc. small jobs. Li-
censed/ Insured. 246-0363.
QUALITY HOME REPAIR: Painting,
Wood Repair, Trim, Crown Moulding,
Pressure Washing, Flooring and more.
17yrs. experience. Licensed/ Insured.
861-9500.
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.



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


PALMS TRIMMED. Enhance the beauty
of your trees. Southside Tree, 318-0569
Alan DeLoach


TILE & STONE INSTALLATION
Complete Bathroom Remodeling including
plumbing (shower pan replacement). Any
& All Floor Areas including backsplashes
& countertops. Licensed & Insured w/25
years experience & Free Estimates. Call
David (904)591-1691 10% off with this ad.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


October 24, 2007


*BEACH DRIVERS*
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas,' at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
PART-TIME BUSER & FOOD EXPEDIT-
ER. FULL & PART-TIME DINING ROOM
& BANQUET SERVERS. Marsh Landing
Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach is cur-
rently hiring several food & beverage posi-
tions including part-time PM table buser,
part-time AM/PM food expediter, full &
part-time dining room servers & banquet
servers. Excellent benefits offered to full
time employees including 401k, insurance,
vacation days, sick days. Apply in person
at the Marsh Landing Clubhouse Tuesday
- Saturday. Call 285-6514 for directions.
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.

** HAIRSTYLIST **
TOP pay, insurance & benefits. No clien-
tele needed. Busy salon. 519-0004.
HAIR STYLIST- Immediate openings in
our busy salons for Managers and
licensed Stylists. Guaranteed hourly and
benefits. Fun work environment and excel-
lent free adv. Redken training. Call Nicole
@ 904-236-6323. EOE.
GENERAL MAINTENANCE Handyman
Helper. Must have tools and transporta-
tion. Start $9/hr. 35hrs/wk. Call 307-2841.
WINDOW WASHER needed. Willing to
train. 40hrs/wk, approx. $10/hr. Call be-
tween 6-8pm. 588-3922.


PORTER/FLOOR TECH
Full Time in Housekeeping Department at
a Premier Retirement Community. Excel-
lent benefits and work environment.. Ap-
plications available at Fleet Landing Se-
curity Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., At-
lantic Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-9447;
email to jobs@fleetlanding.com.
EOE/Drug-free workplace.
RECEPTIONIST- FAST paced orthopae-
dic practice located at the beach looking
for full-time receptionist. Mon- Fri,
40hrs/wk. Hours vary between 7am-6pm.
Must have minimum 2 yrs experience in
medical practure. Full benefits. Fax re-
sume: (904)241-7331.
MID LEVEL practitioner (ARNP, PNP, PA)
needed for busy pediatric office at the
beach, FT/PT. Fax CV to 642-2344.
HOME HEALTH
STAFFING COORDINATOR
Full-time in our Home Health Department
at a premier retirement community. Strong
organizational abilities, verbal and written
communications skills, and the ability to
handle multiple tasks simultaneously are a
must for applicants. Prior home health ex-
perience is preferred. Excellent environ-
ment, management team, and benefits.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-9447;
email to: jobs@fleetlanding.com EOE/
Drug-Free Workplace.
CAREGIVERS
AMERICAN HOME Companions seeks
experienced caregivers for the elderly.
Must drive and be able to work weekends.
318-1980.
FRAMING CARPENTERS for established
company. Drug free work place. Benefits.
241-2721.
HOUSEKEEPER
Full-Time.,Mon. -Fri. with great benefits
and work environment at a premier retire-
ment community. Experience preferred..
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax to 904-246-
9447; email to jobs@fleetlanding.com.
EOE/ Drug-free Workplace.






Perfect Part-Time Job!
(Full-Time Too!)
Home Cleaners
$200 $400/wk.
Flexible Daytime
Schedule
Work Near Home
Own Transportation
Required

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MASONS (BLOCK), Ironworkers, Skilled
Construction Personnel, Laborers, with
transportation. 726-5661.

LPN /RN
Full-time, M-F, 3pm-11pm 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/
SDrug-Free Workplace.
DRIVERS- TOP Pay & excellent home-
time! We train Car Haulers! Superior ben-
efits package! CDL-A w/2 years OTR ex-
perience. (800)889-8139.


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.

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.


., ,Aww . Expect Nothing Less
"^ / llp4P Than "Five Diamonds"
Do something special for yourself today! Work with one of the
premier luxury resorts in the world by joining the elite staff at
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. Our exceptional work environment is
one of the most sought after for career satisfaction.
We have the following full & part-time positions available:


Spa Front Desk

Spa Supervisor

Grounds Worker

Bell Staff


Nail Technician

Salon Assistant

Golf Course Superintendent

Conference Set-up


Housekeeper Laundry Attendant

Housekeeping Porter/Attnd. Room Turndown
For immediate consideration apply in person to
Human Resources between 9am- 4pm
200 Ponte Vedra Blvd. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. 32082
Phone: (904) 273-7729 Fax: (904) 273-7753
See our website below for more jobs:
Web:profiles.hospitalityonline.com/211464
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Nursing, Nursing Support, Clinical Professionals,
Professionals, Trades and:Services, Clerical
Thursday, October 25th 2:00pm to 5:00pm

At these convenient locations:

Baptist Medical Center Downtown Baptist South
and Wolfson Children's Hospital Interstate 95 Exit 335
800 Prudential Dri.'e 14550 Old St Augusline Rood
Pavilion Lobby Main Concourm e

Baptist Beaches Baptist Nassau
1350 1 3h A-..enue South 1250 Scuth 181h Sheel
East Poadlior, Lobb/ Admmninirative Conference Poom
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TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.

COOKS
Full time. PM Cook and AM Cook in Nutri-
tional Services Department at a premier
retirement community. Experience in skil-
led nursing environment preferred. Ex-
cellent benefits and management team.
Applications available at Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax to 904-246-
9447; email to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-free
Workplace.
CLEANERS FOR construction cleanup
needed. 904-422-7114.
CHILDTIME LEARNING Centers seeks
experienced Infant & toddler caregivers.
F/T & P/T available. We offer a competi-
tive salary & benefits package. Call
273-6960 or fax resume to: 280-5742.


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' catego6iry're 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.


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.


NATION'S PREMIER Benefit Company.
Outstanding Advance Commissions,
FT/PT. Call 877-815-2654.
ALL CASH candy route Do you earn
$800/day? 30 Machines, Free candy All
for $9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033.
Call us: We will not be undersoldl
VENDING ROUTE: Snack, Soda, Energy,
Healthy. All Brands, All Sizes. Great
Equipment, Great Support! Financing
Available w/$7500 Down. Local. Must.Selll
(877)843-8726 BO#2002-037.

Commercial Cleaning
Be in business for yoursel/f-not byyourself
Stratus guarantees:
Customers No Sales
Partial Financing
Training & Support
Flexible Hours PT/FT
Accounts available now/Join the Leader!
Call q04-222-8405
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BUILDING SOLUTIONS


OPENINGS IN One's, Three's and VPK.
www.beachesacademy.com 246-3885,
1725 Penman Rd., Jax Bch, FL.
LICENSED PROVIDER, CDA, Pre-school
atmosphere and curriculum. Fenced yard
w/playground. 19yrs. in business .with
openings available. M-F, 6:30am-5:30pm.
12mo.-4yrs. 249-5479.
CERTIFIED IN-HOME Daycare. 6wks.
and up. Call Becky 312-2530.
BOWLING FAMILY Daycare has openings
for infants & up. Accepts Childrens Com-
mission & NACCRRA, State certified,
CPR, First Aid, CDA Teaching Degree.
Call Laura, 220-6059 or 476-4251.
IS YOUR child ready for Kindergarten? 3
hr/day; free Pre-K Readiness at beaches
Academy, 1725 Penman Road. Only 6
spaces left. www.beachesacademy.com
246-3885.
OPENINGS IN Ones and Threes- Accred-
ited Preschool Readiness, Full Time
classes; discount fees available. 25 years
experience; voted "Beaches Favorite"
three years'05, '06, '07. Beaches'Acade-
my, 1725 Penman. Road, www.beachesa-
cademy.com 246-3885.



HEALTH CARE Giver experience with
Alzheimer's, Hospice home care, and gen-
eral senior care clients, PT/ FT, Joan
221-1386.
PERSONAL ASSISTANT/ COMPANION.
"More than a service, more like a friend."
Transportation to doctor's, shopping, etc.
Will also visit your loved one for you in
nursing home. 220-0129.


CNA
FULL-Time, 3pm-11pm 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.
HAIR & Nail Booth rentals, $200 per
week. In South Jax Beach, on 3rd Street.
246-2121.
FRAMERS & Framers Helpers. Must have
transportation. Call 314-3552.
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Servers needed for high volume intra-
coastal waterway restaurant, top money
working w/great staff, as seen in February
issue of Southern Living Magazine.
285-0139.


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COMPASSIONATE CARE Giver, HHA; 28
years experience, loving, honest, quality
care; all hours available, including over
night; meal prep, cleaning, errands, doctor
appointments. References/ background
check available. St. Johns/ Duval Coun-
tre'$T217f-392-7309:----
DO YOU need relief from caring for elder-
ly or sick loved ones? I am state li-
censed, Alzheimers trained, experienced
and great references. Call Sherry,
904-541-1214, 904-477-1036.
1N-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.


Honest & Dependable.
CNA Certified.
24/7
Reasonable Rates
Care with a Loving Heart.
For more info
Call: Gena, 329-2781
or Elaine, 887-3665




DESKTOP E Machine, 512 ram, 1.66
GHZ, processor/ Athlon XP, hard drive,
2.0 Gig, CD/DVD burner. $150. 229-7387.


NEW 4'X8' open utility trailer w/ a drop
gate, floor and 2' sides, spare tire & tool
box. must see, $600. Also deep freezer
$100,270-2032.
TWO RIDING lawn mowers, 17hp & 11hp,
$500 for both, 236-8095.
CAMEL MICROFIBER couch, chair and
ottoman; rectangle glass top coffee table;
5x8 accent rug; Provincial coffee table and
two end tables, $2000/all, but can be sold
separately. Call 249-9772 day or evening.
GRAND OPENING
Hand crafted indoor/ outdoor furnishings.
Visit our online showroom:
www.splintersnmore.com.
SONY 60" Widescreen HD Projection TV,
only 4 years old. Excellent condition- Sell
for $1000 OBO. Call 641-2999 if interest-
ed.
SOLOFLEX (BABY Boomer's all- in- one
gym) needs a garage home. Call
553-6725.


PLAY PIANO, gift forever. Make your
own music. Lessons available your
home. 223-1103.
HAMMOND ORGAN w/stool, Leslie Ani-
mation, excellent condition, $500 OBO.
Call 242-0189 or 616-6227.


AUCTION, FRIDAY, 7PM, Oct. 5-19,
Nov. 2-16, Dec. 7-21.
www.AnjeAuctions.net AB2659, AU3713,
AU3714. 9800 Beach Blvd. 248-0926
U.S. MARSHALS Auction, Wellington, FL.
SFH 4BR, 2.5BA, 2,693 +/- sqft. Bid on-
line 10/29-10/31 www.bid4assets/WFL2
ABSOLUTE AUCTIONS, Nov. 3, 400-D
14th Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach; 3-
story brand new townhome, four blocks
from beach. Bid live.
www.imaginerealestateauctions.com. Call
735-4175 or 294-2380 to register.


WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com


STREET SALE- 3+ families. Furniture,
small appliances, toys, some construction
materials/ supplies, tile saw, lawn mower.
Pair antique parlor chairs $275. Lots of
misc. items! Follow signs to 600 block 3rd
Ave. N. Saturday, 8am-noon.
1131 5TH Ave. N.,-Saturday, 10/27. (Rain
Day: Sunday, 10/28). Lots!
MOVING SALE, Sat. 8am-3pm. Furniture,
appliances, dishes, teaching aids, cross-
stitch mags, more. 1602 N. Fifth Avenue.
LOTS OF Furniture, antiques too! If you
need it, We'll probably have it. Selling Doll
Collection too! Bring money. 1817 10th St.
N. Saturday, 8am-?


SATURDAY, OCT 27, 8am-lpm, 602
Cherry Street, Neptuhe by the Sea: Lots
of furniture, Mission style entertainment
center, Kids/ teen full-size bed w/book-
case headboard (mattress included), din-
ing room table w/chairs and baker's rack,
wood chairs, linens, Southwest rug (ap-
prox 5x 8), women's clothes (size M-L),
kid's toys, misc. Something for everyone!


MOVING SALE! Dining table, 4 chairs,
Wardrobe, glass/ chrome shelves, sofa,
and more, 249-8351.
ilms


SAT. 10/27, 8am-2pm. Miscellaneous
household items, 741 Camilia Terrace.
Court South.


SAT, SUN, 8am til? 2268 Mayport Road,
#15:'Misc:fturniture, pressure washer, oth-
er household items. -- .- '-"...................
MOVING SALE. Saturday only. 8:30am-
3pm. 877 Pioneer Drive. No Early Birds.


BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com
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.
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.


2002 HONDA REBEL 250, red, excellent
condition. 9251miles, $1700. 2002 HD
Hugger. Mint condition, windshield, sad-
dle bags, forward pegs. Only 3464 miles.
$6500, 568-7139.
2000 HONDA Sabre, 1100cc V-twin, low
miles, windshield, mustang seat, back
rest: Asking $4500 OBO. Phone 247-1733
for appt.


2006 CHEVY Silverado truck; great
shape, $12,500. Call 655-3554.


WASHER, DRYER, $175 set; china hutch, 1995 ASTRO Van, A, 6cyl., racks.
$225, 8OO, 207-3544. $1300 ortrade for mid-size cycle or larger
scooter. Call 249-2105.


OCEAN KAYAK, seats, paddles. Excel-
lent condition. New $875; now $500.
208-0384.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER & dryer, $150.
641-9667,838-5411.
THREE 24 bulb Tanning Beds, $800/ea.
OBO. Call Tom (904)220-2012.
SOLID OAK dining room table, w/leaf &
2 swivel rocker chairs $150 OBO. Patio
table, chairs $35. 247-8216.
ALL STEEL buildings. National manufac-
turer. 40x60 to 100x250 Factory direct to
contractor or customer. (800)658-2885
www.rigidbuilding.com.
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. -
KENMORE WASHER & Dryer, 2yrs. old,
like new, heavy duty, super capacity.
$400. Can deliver, Guarantee. 874-1747.
POOL TABLE, AMF 7' furniture quality.
Needs work, $1000 OBO, 249-2789.
PALM CASUAL outdoor furniture. Table,
chairs, ottoman, seat glider, $170.
463-2006.
AL MERRICK surfboard 6'5", flyer model,
good condition. Must see, must sell, $180
OBO, 735-3163.
STEEL BUILDING SALE "Manufacturer
Direct!" Take Now or deposit holds till Ao-
prillst. All models and sizes are available
at "Rock Bottom Pricesl" Pioneer
(800)668-5422.
CUSTOM SILKSCREEN & EMBROI-
DERY. Tee Shirts, Hats, Shirts, Bags,
etc. Low minimums & set-up fees. No set-
up charge on 100 pieces or more.
(904)607-8029.
NEW CURIO CABINET made by Pulaski
"Keepsakes Collection", won on TPIR.
$800 OBO. 476-5434.
HOT TUB, Hot Springs Solana, 2-3 per-
son, $1200 OBO, 249-2789.


1995 FORD Explorer XLT 4x4, excellent
condition, only 70k miles, power window/
locks, cruise, new Michelin tires, $4300
OBO, 887-9030.
2000 Silverado LS Z71, 95K miles, Rhino,
Leer topper, white w/grey leather int, tow
pkg. excellent cond. Call Sam at
249-3403.


1992 DODGE Van 3 Row Sherrod cus-
tom. White. $1800. 614-1001.
1995 NISSAN Maxima, cold A/C, sunroof,
218,000 miles, runs good, $2000.
(904)241-6109 or (904)233-8282.
2000 FORD Expedition, Eddie Bauer,
loaded, X- clean, $8300 OBO.
904-200-0121.
2004 MUSTANG convertible, V6, auto,
only 17,000 miles; $14,900, 219-3562,
246-9104.
ANTIQUE VEHICLE Projects. Buy local
before placed on E-Bay. Call 536-9454 for
make, model & prices.
1998 CHEVY Malibu, 172K miles; well
maintained, looks good, runs good. Needs
water pump. $1500 OBO, 651-6479.
1999 HONDA Prelude; hard to find, H22V-
Tech, excellent condition, $8400,
608-6640.
2001 SUBARU Forester. Great condition.
94K miles. AT, AWD, PW, extra large pwr
sunroof, leather, luggage rack, heated
seats, like new upgraded Goodyear tires.
Must see and drive. $9800. Call 813-9566.



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Want to be a part of your community

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The City of Jacksonville i; .:.'!' is currently accepting
applications for qualified candidates to attend a Basic
Law Enforcement Academy on a Scholarship that covers
tuition & training related costs.

Deadline to apply ispm Ik 5 p.m.
Written testing by invitation to be held December 14,
6:30 p.m., those passing will take Physical Agility test
December 15, 10 a.m. Please note, processing to
include interview panels will take up to 7 days after
testing has been completed. Full processing of
application, results & interview scores may take up to
90 days. Academy is set to begin in February 2008. For
complete details on this positions please visit us in
person 11 North 3"' Street, 2"'~ floor, send an email
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