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Midweek Edition W February 13, 2008


Vol. 45, No. 68


PONTE


EDRA


An edition of The Beaches Leader




LEADER


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


INSIDE


Residents grill Nocatee developer


by GRAY ROHRER
STAFF WRITER


Greg Barbour might have
felt more like a punching bag
than a developer Monday
night.
In front of an audience of
about 50 at the Palm Valley
Community Association meet-
ing,: Batbour was peppered


with questions about the Parc
Group's proposal to add 541
acres to the 15,000-acre devel-
opment of Nocatee west of the
Intracoastal Waterway.
Barbour, a principal in Parc,
master developer of Nocatee,
explained that single-family
homes would be built along
the Intracoastal north of
County Road 210. The land is
needed to free up land within


Nocatee for parking and ball
fields, Parc has said.
Mary Kohnke, who as a St.
Johns County commissioner
in 2001 voted to approve
Nocatee, questioned Barbour's
integrity, saying he promised
Nocatee would not approach
the Intracoastal.
"You said you would never
dream of touching the
Intracoastal," Kohnke said to


Barbour. "And here you are ...
years later," she said.
Kohnke said the land should
be added to Nocatee only if a
200-foot buffer separated the
homes from the Intracoastal
and if no docks were allowed.
"If you're going to do it,
then do what any other devel-
oper with personal integrity
would do and buffer it," she
told Barbour.


"That's not fair," he replied.
"You weren't fair when you
came to me. . and said you
wouldn't touch the
Intracoastal," she retorted.
Residents also vented their
frustration over the reasoning
behind the project and the
environmental impact devel-
opment would have on the

See NOCATEE, A-5>


Members fume over

hike in Cabana dues


Turner Street displays a repli-
ca of a $100 savings bond
'he was awarded for scholas-
tic performance among Pop
Warner football players. See
Education Briefs, A-9.


by KATHY HARTMAN
EDITOR
Hell hath no fury like a customer
faced with an 80 percent price
increase especially if the cus-
tomer sees little or no justification
for the hike.
"Fury" may describe the feelings
of some members of the ocean-
front Cabana Club in Ponte Vedra
Beach, whose irritation at a recent
increase in annual membership
fees has been expressed in e-mails
to each other and in letters to
Cabana Club management.
"I would like to express my
extreme anger over your decision


to increase your members' annual
dues yet again, and this time by an
exorbitant nearly 80 percent," says
a letter to the management from
Andrea Splan.
"I believe that the dues increase
is unreasonable and is tantamount
to price gouging," Corr Davis says
in a Feb. 11 letter to Jeff Mayers,
general manager of the Sawgrass
Golf Resort & Spa, formerly known
as the Sawgrass Marriott Resort.
Cabana Club members were
notified in their Jan. 16 renewal
package that the annual dues for a
family is $2,490, up from about
$1,400 for 2007. That was up from


See DUES, A-5>-


8 finalists vie for job

as PV football coach


by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
The search for a head football
coach at Ponte Vedra High School
has narrowed to eight candidates
with "impressive credentials,"
principal Craig Speziale said
Monday.
Speziale, who would not iden-
tify the candidates, said that each
of the finalists has at least one
year of head coaching experience.
Speziale and Ponte Vedra High
athletic director Gene Baker are in
the process of interviewing the
finalists. A determination on who
will be the inaugural Sharks head
coach is expected by March 1.
"We have some tremendous
applicants," added Speziale, a for-
mer high school assistant football
coach in Dade County..
"Like it or not, an upstart coach
would not get an interview."
Baker said he received 89 appli-
cations for the marquee position,


adding that anyone who didn't
have "significant credentials" did
not make the top 16.
Success on the gridiron is not
the only attribute Baker and
Speziale are looking for in a head
football coach.
"We don't want someone who
will be here for a year and leave,"
said Baker, a former college base-
ball coach for more than 20 years.
"We want a program builder."
Added Speziale: "We're doing
our homework. Gene is a very
thorough man."
Having held the distinction of
being a head coach and an athlet-
ic director at the college level,
Baker understands both sides of
the hiring process.
He said the toughest part of
choosing a head coach will be
telling the other seven they didn't
get the job.
"There are so many good candi-
dates that I will have say 'No' to,"
,added Baker, who has interviewed
See COACH, A-5>-


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Robin McMullen, manager of Peterbrooke Chocolatier in Ponte Vedra Beach, is busy
dipping strawberries in chocolate leading up to Valentine's Day. By the time she's
done, McMullen, who has orders running through Friday, said Tuesday she and her
staff likely will have dipped at least 4,000 chocolate-covered strawberries, a very pop-
ular Valentine's Day treat. See story A-3.


Chef Hector Gonzalez's
dessert creation "White
Chocolate Mousse Dome" is
displayed at the Chocolates
of the World Gala at the
Sawgrass Marriott Golf
Resort Friday. Another photo,
A-7.


















speaking in Ponte Vedra
Beach next week. See A-7
Beach next week. See A-7


Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Nease High boys soccer players including, from left, David Vargas, Josh Porter, Nick Janocko and
Stephen Ugles. celebrate the team's victory over Orlando Bishop Moore last Friday night in the regional
final. The team advanced to tonight's state semifinal game in Fort Lauderdale. Complete story on page
B-1.


AB balks at billiard

club near a school

FROM STAFF
A proposed billiard club is prompting the Atlantic
Beach City Commission to take a trip downtown.
The proposed bar falls into Jacksonville's jurisdic-
tion along Mayport Road, and the applicant is
requesting a waiver to reduce the proximity to
Mayport Middle School, according to Jacksonville
Planner Andy Hetzel.
"We're trying to clean up Mayport Road and that's
certainly taking a step in the wrong direction," said
Mayor John Meserve, who brought the issue up at
Monday's meeting.
Hetzel said that the city has received calls from con-
cerned citizens questioning the type of bar, but he
said it is the city's understanding that it is a "bar with
pool tables."
The applicant is requesting to waive the minimum
required distance from a church or school from 1,500
feet to 1,180 feet, according to Hetzel. The club is pro-
posed to be located at 2593 Mayport Road.
Meserve said that the Commission should attend
the Planning Commission meeting in Jacksonville to
represent the city and express opposition to the pro-
posal.
The meeting will be held on Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. at
City Hall, 117 W. Duval St.


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Judge tells JB it can block tall hotel


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
Developers of a vacant parcel
of land at the southeast corner
of Beach Boulevard and A1A in
Jacksonville Beach are back to
the drawing board.
A judge last week quashed
plans to construct a 50-foot
hotel on the site, ruling that the
Shivam Properties did not have
vested rights to change from a
planned office condominium to
a hotel.
"That's not what they applied
for," City Attorney Stephen
Stratford said Monday.
Circuit Court Judge Frederick
Tygart ordered Feb. 5 that
Shivam Properties is not permit-
ted to build a hotel on the site
"unless it complies with the 35-
foot height requirement."
But Tygart in his ruling said
the vested property rights only
apply to the original use which
was granted by the city's
Planning and Development
Department four years ago for
an office condominium.
"If he wishes to build a hotel,
he will become subject to the
new height requirement,"
Tygart said in his ruling. "If [the]
plaintiff wants to be excluded
from the 35-foot height require-
ment [he] is limited to building
a project that is consistent with
the project for which approval
was given."
Between April and July, 2004,
Shivam Properties purchased
several parcels in the Central
Business District (CBD) where
an apartment complex,
Mexican cantina and gas station
once stood.
The property was rezoned July
19, 2004 to Redevelopment
District zoning in the CBD for a
mixed use of office, retail and


parking with a maximum
height of 50 feet.
According to the ordinance,
the project was limited to
70,000-square-feet of profes-
sional office space and 5,300-
square-feet of retail with a total
of 254 garage parking spots.
City planners approved a site
plan in August, 2004 and issued
a building permit on Oct. 24,
2004 just days before the City
Charter was amended to limit
the height of new projects to. 35-
feet.
The charter amendment
offered a concession to allow
developers with approved con-
struction permits prior to the
amendment to build taller than
the amendment limit.
But, in his ruling, Tygart said
the charter amendment states
that any such property "shall be
limited to the uses, density, con-
figuration and all other ele-
ments and conditions set forth
in the preliminary development
plan . ..The permitted uses did
not include a hotel."
As condominium sales
waned, Shivam Properties opted
to change the use of the build-
ing from professional and retail
to a hotel of the same 50-foot
height.
"Shivam believed that since
they were not changing the
footprint of the property's build-
ing, they had a vested right to
develop the property to its orig-
inal intended height and that
they would be able to include
the hotel use," according to the
final judgment.
In early December, 2006,
Shivam Properties began
expensing the development of a
hotel on the site, spending
$139,183 to date, according to
the court records.


How sweet it is!

Strawberries get chocolate coat


by CHUCK ADAMS
STAFF WRITER

Robin McMullen, manager
of Peterbrooke Chocolatier in
.Ponte Vedra Beach, is busy


this week, dipping strawber-
ries in chocolate for
Valentine's Day. That's a
process that began in earnest
Monday at the store, in a
strip mall on State Road A1A
just north of Fairfield.


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Robin McMullen, manager of Peterbrooke Chocolatier in Ponte
Vedra Beach, is busy dipping strawberries in chocolate leading
up to Valentine's Day. By the time she's done, McMullen, who
has orders running through Friday, said Tuesday she and her
staff likely will have dipped at least 4,000 chocolate-covered
strawberries, a very popular Valentine's Day treat.


7 people rescued from

sinking boat off Mayport


FROM STAFF
Seven people were rescued
Sunday several miles off the
coast of Mayport after their
boat began sinking in the St.
Johns River, according to U.S.
Coast Guard officials.
The group was traveling in a
37-foot pleasure craft named
"Five Points Major" approxi-
mately 18 nautical miles east of
the St. Johns River when it
began taking on water in the
engine room, according to
Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Adolfo
Viezca.
The Coast Guard received a
distress call at approximately
1:15 p.m. that the boat was
"going down", Viezca said.
The Coast Guard sent out an
"urgent marine broadcast" for
anyone in the area who could


help assist, Viezca said.
Another boat responded to
the call and went to the scene.
Four of the crew members
were transferred onto the
"good samaritan" boat and the
other three were transferred
onto a Coast Guard boat,
Viezca said.
A broken rudder caused a
hole in the bottom of the boat,
according to Kim Haas, one of
the owners, of the Jacksonville
Branch of Sea Tow Services.
Two captains with Sea Tow
also responded and installed
three pumps, which reduced
the flooding and allowed the
boat to continue operating,
Haas said.
Sea T6w hauled the boat to
the St. Johns Boat Company,
according to Haas.


"Yesterday was our first real-
ly big day of strawberry dip-
ping," McMullen said
Tuesday.
The chocolate-dipping runs
through Thursday, Valentine's
Day, and into Friday.
"Actually we have about 50
or so orders for Friday," she
said.
McMullen estimated that at
least 4,000 strawberries will
be dipped at the Ponte Vedra
,peach shop.
a# "At this store, I've got about
45 flats of strawberries, which
has at least 4,000. For all the
stores, it's in the hundreds of
thousands.
'"We dip the strawberries
every morning, fresh. Any
that don't sell, we throw away
or give away."
McMullen said chocolate-
dipped strawberries are a
favorite Valentine's treat.
"It's one of our most popu-
lar items for Valentine's Day,"
she said. "That and the
[chocolate-covered] pop-
corn."
McMullen had visited the
Peterbrooke production cen-
ter in San Marco early Tuesday
to get a resupply of popcorn.
For those still in need of
Valentine's Day gifts,
McMullen explained some of
the ways the shop sells the
chocolate-dipped fruit.
"We have a clear strawberry
heart box that comes with
about a dozen. That one's for
$18.50," she said. "We have a
$15 box that comes with
roughly eight. Individually,
they're $2.25."


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An application submitted last
April to amend the RD zoning
was rejected by the city's plan-
ning staff because it violated the
charter's height restrictions.
Shivam Properties filed a
motion for declaratory relief.
Tygart in his ruling said he
considered the rights afforded to
both parties by the ordinance
and determined that the devel-
opers did not act in good faith
with the city because the city's
planning staff never authorized
plans for a hotel.
"Any funds that the plaintiff
[Shivam Properties] expended
on the hotel portion of this
project were not done in good
faith reliance on any act or
omission of the dty," Tygart
stated in his ruling.
According to the ordinance,
the project must be carried out
in accordance with the rezoning
application for the intended
uses which includes but is not
limited to the 50-foot building
height, size of the individual
components and number of
parking spaces.
The defense also argued that
the rezoning ordinance allows
for any use that is permitted in
the CBD but Tygart ruled that
the ordinance expressly refers to
permitted uses "within the first
floor shopping area" pursuant
to the Land Development Code.
He also notes that the proper-
ty is no longer zoned CBD and is
not subject to the 50-foot height
requirement in that district.
"Therefore, what the ordi-
nance actually states is that the
uses within the shopping center
portion of the project could
include any use permitted with-
in a CBD district except those
specifically disallowed," Tygart
said in his ruling.


photo submitted
Sea Tow Services assists a sinking pleasure craft named the
"Five Points Major" Sunday after a rudder broke and the boat
began to sink. See story below.




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Letters to the editor:


Post office in downtown

JB is a flawed vision


To the editor:
After reading David Smith's
column [about finding a home
for the post office], despite the
risks of being labeled an anti-
urban traditionalist, I felt com-
pelled to try to inject a little
sense into his non-sense of
place. While there may be some
who prefer to surround what lit-
tle open/green space now
remains in the historically "core
downtown" area with 35 foot
structures to provide that so
called sense of space, there are
likely many more who would
think it would make better
sense to keep the open space
open rather than corralled by
tall structures.
Perhaps David should have
read the draft of Liza Mitchell's
story about the post office to
better educate himself on the
spatial requirements of the pro-
posed postal facility, employee
and patron parking, ability to
accommodate tractor trailers
moving the bulk mail in and
out of the post office (after 6
p.m. and before 8 a.m., too, I
might add) and the scarcity of
any other parcel of property
within the city that could meet
all those needs before commit-
ting to such a bizarre idea as sit-
uating the new postal facility
between Sneakers and Latham
Plaza.
Having lived here since 1960,
I can recall the time when Beach
Plaza was THE shopping center
at Jax Beach. And while it has
certainly dwindled to much less
with the advent of Regency
Square, Orange Park Mall, the
Avenues and now St. John's
Town Center, perhaps locating
so vital a facility as the U.S. Post
Office there could breathe new
life into what you referred to as
a strip mall; and what I would
still call a shopping center and
once more make it an active
part of our growing community.
After all, Beach Plaza IS adja-
cent to our police headquarters,
public .works facility-, and bhre,
ders the gateway to our beloved
golf course and the largest area
of recreational areas frequented
by our citizens on South
Penman Road.


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It is also situated right by our I V
new million dollar, South
Penman curve to nowhere at Iniae
which our elected officials had
proposed to erect that $135,000
tide clock that would have wel-
comed visitors to our fine city as
they crossed over the ICW, too.
While this location may not be I
situated in the "heart" of the
city, I think it is a much more
suitable location than what ll l II V II o N w i u
could ever be considered in the _"W .A* P
downtown redevelopment area. a
I think THAT would be an a
"unsatisfying recipe", David.
Although that TIF fund has
been the cash cow for decades
of so called "redevelopment", I
believe the balloon payment gt

more, short years. Instead of
thinking of how many more
ways to spend that money, we A ith Valentine's Day building a country and provid-
had better be getting more /1 upon us, female read- ing for their families, not pick-
focused on how to make sure V ers have been pum- ing out shirts and hair goop at
we have the money to pay off meling me with questions on the mall.
the outstanding balance before how to woo the modern male.
that TIF money reverts to the .Dear Tom, I read on the
City of Jacksonville. Funding a Dear Tom, My boyfriend's HistoryChannel.com that
long term capital improvement hair treatment, skin condi- one of the theories about St.
project with TIF funds with only tioner, perfume bottles and Valentine is that he was a
about five more years remaining other toiletries take up so priest who was killed for
to pay them down could be as much room in my bathroom defying a Roman emperor.
risky as signing up for an I have no place to put my Do you know that story?
adjustable rate mortgage and stuff, and he doesn't even live Curious
thinking we will keep our same here. What should I do? Dear Curious, Yes, Emperor
low rate! No Space Claudius II felt that single men
And given all the far more Dear No Space, You're going TOM PURCELL made better soldiers than mar-
important issues facing to have to get a new apartment COLUMNIST ried men, so he outlawed mar-
Congress these days, I would with "her-her" bathrooms. Be riage. St. Valentine put the love
certainly hope that postal offi- sure there's plenty of. light, so of young couples ahead of his
cials can do what needs to be your fellow can see what he's the two truly opposite forces own life and married them
done to ensure our post office is doing. You wouldn't want his called man and woman collide anyway. He was imprisoned
constructed without having to "guyliner" to get all runny. that sparks will fly and and then killed. Such selfless-
literally make it "an act of romance will occur. ness and sacrifice is what
Congress"by involving any of Dear Tom, It's not as Dear Tom, I met a new fel- Valentine's Day is really about.
our Congressional delegation, though I expect my low who proudly defines
In conclusion, if David boyfriend to open the door himself as a sensitive new- Dear Tom, With Valentine's
Smith's concept of locating a for me, and he never does, age male. What exactly is Day just around the comer,
post office in that tight a space but whatever happened to that? I'm very sad. My boyfriend
is "vision", I think he needs an chivalry? Wondering never cleans our place, never
eye exam; and that Postmaster Disappointed Dear Wondering, This is the cooks, never does the laun-
needs to take off his blindfold, Dear Disappointed, Chivalry kind of fellow who is so in dry. He never takes me out
roll up his sleeves and work is a concept that dates back to touch with his emotions and and never buys me flowers.
with our local officials to ensure medieval times, when men needs he doesn't notice any- He quit his job and I pay all
a smooth and orderly relocation lived by codes of honor, virtue body else's -- especially yours. If the bills.-Do you think he'll
mwithoutinterruption of services,.. .and-. sc.aificL- ,Xvalry.,-hedrinks a beer for instance, .it,.popose-- uehtt...a s
demanded that men be gra- will be an exotic brand from Valentine's Day?
Don Stratmann cious, gentle and respectful some remote part of the planet. Waiting
Jacksonville Beach toward women. Chivalry is all He won't drink from of a mug, Dear Waiting, Surely you
about selflessness and roman- either, but a wine glass. At baby know the answer to your ques-
tic love, whereas your showers -- yes, men are invited tion. By the way, do you have
boyfriend is all about selfish- to those now he'll get misty. any sisters?
ness and self-love.


Too bad AB precinct mislabeled


To the editor:
The front page article in the
Feb.l, 2008 edition of the
Leader appeared to have all
that readers would need or
want: a color highlighted box
with pertinent bullets of info.,
a flag draped chart of detailed
voting by precinct and a refer-
ence to page A-3 where more
results awaited for viewing by
the interested citizenry.
Imagine my surprise when I
look at Atlantic Beach and do
not see my precinct(13S)!
Well, maybe it is on page A-3
where I am directed to "see
how your neighbors voted". I
turn to page A-3 and see an
even bigger chart, this time
broken down into political


parties. Again, my precinct is
not there.
They say "perception is reali-
ty" and that is something the
Marsh Oaks neighborhood of
Atlantic Beach has been deal-
ing with for some years: that
this side of town doesn't mat-
ter. For those who have just
moved here, that is the section
of Atlantic Beach west of
Mayport Rd.
It would have been nice fbr
voters in Precinct 13S to see
their numbers right up there
on a level with the other
precincts. Too bad the article
only needed a proofreader.

Maureen Shaughnessy
Atlantic Beach


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Dear Tom, I'm not a prude,
nor do I think we should
return to the rigid ways of
the past, but sometimes I
think it would be nice to
court and date the way men
and women did in the old
movies. What do you think?
Dreamer
Dear Dreamer,
Unfortunately, that's not possi-
ble. For 30 years or more, we've
pretended such differences
don't exist. And it is only when


Dear Tom, Call me a nut,
but I saw a John Wayne
movie the other day and I
would love to meet a man as
stoic, confident, modest and
manly as he was. Where can I
find such a fellow?
Digging the Duke
Dear Digging the Duke, The
good news is, there are still
plenty of such men around.
The bad news is, they're old.
The older generations pro-
duced an abundance of simple
men who spent their time


Dear Toin, I'm dying for
romance of any kind. Since
we women can't count on
men to be genuinely roman-
tic anymore, can't we step it
up? What's wrong with us
holding the door open for a
man on a date? Why can't we
pick up the tab?
Progressive
Dear Progressive, Sounds
good to me! Why don't you
pick me up around 8 p.m.?
Purcell is syndicated nationally
by Cagle Cartoons.


More letters to the editor:

Coverage of girls' soccer team is great


To the editor:
Congratulations on the
great coverage of our fantastic
girls soccer team. We have
brought home another 4A


state championship. YIKES !!
I am the proud parent of
Claire Kasik who you have
photographed often. Thank
you for that.


Again great sports coverage.

Caryn Kasik
Ponte Vedra Beach


Man with broken ankle appreciates the help


To the editor:
A sincere thank you to the
two anonymous women who
helped an elderly man to his
feet. I fell on Monday, Feb. 4
in the parking lot of the
Atlantic Beach Post Office on
Mayport Road. As I tried
twice to get myself up and


sitting for a few minutes as
others passed me by two very
compassionate ladies helped
my to my feet. As it turned
out I had broken my ankle
and could have caused more
damage if they hadn't have
come to my rescue. It is nice
to know there are still people


out there with a good heart
and compassion for others
and to help someone in dis-
tress. God bless you and
thank you from the man you
helped.

Robert Gonzalez
Atlantic Beach


If you missed FHS seminar, you missed out


To the editor:
On Thursday, February 7
my daughter and I attended
the Keeping Our Kids Safe
Series sponsored by the
Fletcher High PTSA. This was
the second session offered
and the topic was Safe and
Healthy Relationships. The
moderators were from the
Beaches Womin's
Partnership and they pre-
sented an excellent program.


In attendance were only a
handful of parents and four
students. I was amazed at the
low turnout. We are con-
stantly reminded to be a pos-
itive role model, involved
and communicating with
our children. There was a lot
of discussion and informa-
tion about respect, dating,
boundaries and skills for
identifying the warning
signs of unhealthy relation-


ships.
I would urge parents and
students to attend the next
sessions in March on
Internet Safety and in April
on the dangers of Addiction.
These events are free and
snacks are provided. Most
importantly, they are worth
the effort!

Frances Smith
Atlantic Beach


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PHIL HUDGINS
COLUMNIST


Observations


on elections

Mike Huckabee doesn't
have a chance of being
nominated as the
Republican candidate for presi-
dent-he may have figured
that out by the time this col-
umn appears-but there's one
thing about the man that I
like: He's not too proud to live
in a trailer.
Well, it really wasn't a trailer,
his wife, Janet, corrected some
smart-aleck reporter. It was
manufactured housing.
What happened was, the
governor's mansion in
Arkansas was being renovated
about eight years ago, leaving
the Huckabees homeless.
Unable to find acceptable tem-
porary housing, Mrs. Huckabee
called the Arkansas
Manufactured Housing
Association. And guess what?
The association donated a
home that was made elsewhere
and brought in. It was about
the size.of a triple-wide.
Nothing wrong with that.;
The First Family rather liked it.
"It may be difficult to move.
out," Janet Huckabee said
while occupying the place.
Maybe Mike Huckabee:
should have reminded voters
that as governor he lived in a
humble abode and that he can
feel their pain. Not sure that
would have helped, though..
After all, John McCain lived in
a POW camp for five and a half
years.. --

I'm not a political pollster,
,but if I had to guess, I'd guess
more undecided voters have
been slogging through this
election year than in any year
in memory. It'll be easier now
that the offering has been nar-
rowed down. But at one time,
when the lineup for both par-
ties looked like Disney World
at hiring time, most of what I
heard was, "I really don't know
who to support."
But at least. this year offers
people with substance. You
may not agree with their sub-
stance, but it's there. Just imag-
ine the mess if Warren G.
Harding, one of our worst pres-
idents and, I might add, a for-
mer newspaper editor, were
.nominated today.. The one
thing Harding had going for
him was looks. He looked pres-
idential. But he wasn't. And in
the end, he agreed. "I arfi not
fit for this office," he said, "and
never should have been here."
The question is: Would we
elect a person in 2008 because
he or she looks presidential? If
your answer is yes, tell me,
"Which one looks presiden-
tial?" All I can say is a couple of
them lbok a little vice presi-
dential.
Technology and exit polls
have taken the suspense out of
voting. At one minute after 7
p.m., some TV anchor guy is
telling you who won. I remem-
ber when a daily newspaper I
worked for joined forces with a
radio station to man nearly
every polling place and call in
results.
One year, the outcome of a
bond referendum to build a
new library hinged on the
votes at one tiny precinct in
the northern part of the coun-
ty. But the election workers up
there counted their few votes
and went to bed. Sometime
after midnight, we finally
learned the results.
The bond referendum passed
by one vote.


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area.
Barbour said by adding the
541 acres, the Parc Group
could create football and soc-
cer fields just west of Davis
Park that would provide 7,500
parking spaces for the PGA
Tour during the annual Players
Championship golf tourna-
ment.
Vernon Kelly, project manag-
er for the recent $65 million
renovations to the TPC course
and clubhouse, told residents
the extra parking will be need-
ed as the PGA Tour expands
and promotes the tournament.
But residents did not under-
stand the connection between
the Tour's need for extra park-
ing and the annexation of
lands along the Intracoastal.
"For one week of parking
you're going to take over all
this land?" one resident asked.
Kohnke said no one has
made a concerted effort to use
Davis Park as a parking area
during the tournament.
"We talked to the [St. Johns
County] Recreation and Park
Department about parking at
Davis Park. The situation was
such that parking would cause
severe damage," Kelly said.
But Kohnke countered, say-


ing the soccer fields need to be
renovated anyway, and they
could provide ample parking
for the tournament.
"There's no reason you can't
use those fields back there,"
she said.
The Parc Group's proposal,
which was submitted to coun-
ty planners in December,
would add to Nocatee 541
acres along the west bank of
the Intracoastal Waterway
north of County Road 210.
Although Barbour said the
plan calls for the development
of 141 acres for single-family
homes with 400 acres pre-
served, residents said the envi-
ronmental impact would be
prohibitive.
"You're building in an estu-
arine area. If you build just one
house in that area, it's going to
have an impact," one resident
said.
"That's what I find so
appalling that you would pol-
lute the estuary to build these
homes," Kohnke said.
Residents also said the
Intracoastal lands epitomize
the 'Old Florida' landscape,
something rapid development
is quickly wiping out.
Barbour countered that the


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P- NOCATEE, from A-1


additional lands along the
Intracoastal are the "spoil
lands" that were the result of
the dredging done by the Army
Corps of Engineers more than
50 years ago.
"These lands have already
been affected by man," he said.
He added that the Parc
Group would develop the area
in an organized manner, some-
thing future developers may
not do.
But residents were not buy-
ing Barbour's arguments.
"How much more land are
you planning to annex? You
seem to be taking areas that
don't belong to you," said
Phylis Abbatiello, a resident of
Northwestern St. Johns
County.
Barbour said the proposal is-
still being reviewed by county
planners. He said the process of
getting the plan approved by
the Board of County
Commissioners could take up
to a year.
Barbour is scheduled to
speak to the Ponte Vedra
Beaches Coalition at 10 a.m.
Feb. 25 at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library.


since it was purchased in
2006 by Redquartz
Boundary Ltd., an Ireland-
based investment group,
and there are plans for more
renovations.
Some Cabana Club mem-
bers also expressed concern
that the dues increase is a
veiled effort by the new
management, to force out
old members, thus freeing
space for new members,
who will have to pay a high-
er initiation fee.
Several members said the
new initiation fee for the
Cabana Club is $10,000 -
up from about $4,000 when
they joined..
Mayers, was at a confer-
ence Tuesday and could not
be reached, and Jeff Kmic,
director of sales and market-
ing for the Sawgrass resort,
referred all questions to a
Tallahassee public relations
firm, the Zimmerman
Agency, which did not
respond in time for publica-
tion.
"To me it seems like
they're trying to get rid of
us, because . it benefits
them to get rid of us"
Deegan said, echoing the
sentiments of others.
Several members said they
joined the Cabana Club
because it offered a more,
affordable option to other
clubs but that the increase


about a 40 percent increase
the year before, members
said.
Although the renewal
package has no explanation
for the 'increase, it gives
"highlights of what's to
come this spring," such as
renovation of poolside rest-
rooms, resurfacing of the
pool deck, free towel serv-
ice, wireless Internet access
at poolside and a new pet
salon, among others.
Some members say it
appears the Sawgrass
Marriott management may
have the resort's hotel
guests in mind hotel
guests have use of the
Cabana Club rather than
local club members.
"Apart from the fact that
we [members] didn't ask for
[such improvements] .
.they're trying to obviously
go way upscale," Robin
Deegan said in a telephone
interview this week, adding,
"But don't punish your
long-standing members."
"Will your members be
covering the expenditures
of turning the Marriott
Villas into modern condo-
miniums?" Splan asked in
an e-mail Tuesday to
Cabana Club operations
manager Jim Rowan.
The Sawgrass Marriott
resort has undergone about
$16 million in renovations


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Mayport Road cleanup


may mean more police


by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
A second officer for the crime suppression unit
in Atlantic Beach may be hired with money from
a grant to reduce crime on Mayport Road,
according to city officials.
Because cleaning up Mayport Road has been a
priority, city staff have suggested that communi-
ty development grant funds be utilized to help
with the effort.
In the past, the funds have typically been used
for minor infrastructure projects, but staff has
suggested taking a new approach this year,
according to Community Development Director
Sonya Doerr said.
She told the Commission at a meeting
Monday that although previous projects have
been beneficial, using the funds towards policing
could benefit a greater area of the community.


"Police activity is an entire category to use
community development block grant funds for,"
she said.
Staff anticipates the city will receive between
approximately $100,000 and $200,000 which
would pay for a second crime suppression officer
position, according to Police Chief David
Thompson.
Public Safety officials have been coordinating
over the past several months to consider new
approaches to tackle issues along Mayport Road
such as .crime, prostitution and deteriorated
housing, Doerr said.
Thompson added that the public safety
department will discuss other strategies to com-
bat the issues at the city's strategic planning
meetings.
The meetings will be held Feb. 27 and Feb. 28
from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Adele Grage Cultural
Center, 716 Ocean Blvd.


brings the Cabana Club in
line with othex clubs, which
have more facilities.
The Lodge & Club next
door to the Cabana Club
has a $10,000 initiation fee,
with annual family dues at
$1,650 and annual singles
dues at $1,100, David
Mariotti, manager of the
Lodge & Club, said in a tele-
phone interview Tuesday.
For the Ponte Vedra Inn &
Club, the $22,000 initiation
fee will increase by $1,000
as of May 1, according to
Jennifer McCue, member-
ship director for the Inn &
Club.
This year's dues are $2,050
for a family and $1,450 for a
single, but those rates "Will
likely move upwards,"
McCue said in an interview
Tuesday, adding that the
dues usually increases about
$100 per year.
Mariotti said the current
Lodge & Club dues are good
through April 31, and it has-
n't been determined
whether the dues will
increase for next year.
He said he has heard that
some Cabana Club members
are unhappy with that
club's latest dues increase.
"I would say that we have
gotten numerous inquiries
here at the Lodge as result of
the inquiries next door,"
Mariotti said.


Photo by CHUCK ADAMS
One of a number of "fisher-
men's helpers" who wait for
handouts at the Jacksonville
Beach Pier was on hand, or
rather on webbed feet, at the
pier Jan. 6.



Coach

selection

expected

March 1

P COACH, from A-1
six of the eight finalists.
The finalists include high
school and college coaches
from inside and outside
Florida, Baker 'said.
SThe candidates range in age
from the early 30s to mid-50s,
Baker added.
Five of the eight finalists for
the Ponte Vedra High job also
are trying for a parallel posi-
tion at Creekside, another
new high school in St. Johns
County scheduled to'open in
August, according to Baker.
"There's been some overlap
[of candidates] with
Creekside," he said.
"We're confident we will
pick someone out of our top
eight."
Baker has lined up nine var-
sity games for 2008 with a
10th regular-season game yet
to be decided. The tentative
football schedule is posted at
the school's web site (www-
pvhs.stjohns). Baker said all
game contracts are for one
year.
The Sharks will host home
games at their own field,
which will have a seating
capacity of 2,100, Baker said.
The season opens Friday,
Sept. 5, with a road game at
three-time defending Class 3-
5A champion Bartram Trail,
;followed by the first of two
scheduled games with
:Creekside.
Home games include
Ridgeview on Sept. 19,
:Providence on Oct. 3,
Creekside on Nov. 7 and Palm
Coast Matanzas on Nov. 14.
The Sharks will travel to
Potter's House Christian on
'Oct. 10, Hilliard on Oct. 17
and Orange Park on Oct. 31.
A fifth home game is slated
for either Sept. 26 or Oct. 24.


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So please note the following schedule
changes.


Normal Schedule
9:00 & 11:00 AM
Worship Services

10:05 AM Christian
Education Classes


February 17th Schedule
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normal time, but you will need a parking pass, available
through the church office, to park on church grounds.


We're happy to make way for this important community event
and urge you to give it your full support and participation.


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2125 Ocean Front
Neptune Beach, Florida
(where Seagate/20th Avenue North intersect with 1st Street)
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OBITUARIES


ROBERT T. BERRY


WENDELL FOLSOM JINRIGHT


ADDAR URIAH KENNEDY


Robert T.
Berry, 75, died
February 8,
2008 in
X Baptist
M Medical
M C e n t e r
Beaches. He
was born
March 8, 1932
in Nutley, N.J. to the late John
Gardner Berry and Louise Moir
Berry.
Following his high school
years, he was inducted into the
Nutley High School Football
and Baseball Hall of Fame. He
attended Colgate University,
where he received a Bachelor
of Arts degree. While at
Colgate, he was a member of
Sigma Chi fraternity and was a
star baseball player. He later
played baseball in the Chicago
White Sox minor league sys-
tem.
He served as a pilot in the
U.S. Air Force. He later retired
from Phelps Dodge Copper
Company before going to work
at Chase Brass. He moved to
Atlantic Beach several years
ago from Berea, Ohio.
He and his family were
members of Selva Marina
Country Club, Atlantic Beach.


He enjoyed the past eight years
as a golf course ranger at Marsh
Landing Country Club. He was
an avid golfer and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife,
Sue Moore Berry; sons, Scott
(Dawn) of Fleming Island, Fla.,
Jack (Peggy) of Alpharetta, Ga.
and David (Lisa) of Atlantic
Beach; daughters, Cindy (Jeff)
Lococo of Sandusky, Ohio and
Kim (Kevin) Nicholls of
Alpharetta, Ga.; and 13 grand-
children.
He was predeceased by his
father, John Gardner Berry;
mother, Louise Moir
Brownrigg; stepfather, William
Brownrigg; and brother, John
Gardner Berry Jr.
A Memorial Service was held
February 12 in Christ Episcopal
Church, Ponte Vedra Beach,
with two of his sisters-in-law,
the Rev. Beatrice Moore Billups
and the Rev. Charlotte Moore,
officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations be made to
the Salvation Army, a local
blood bank or a charity of
one's choice.
.Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


RALPH FLANERY MONEYHUN SR.


Ralph Flanery Moneyhun
Sr., 87, died peacefully at home
February 7, 2008. He was born
December 20, 1920 in
Coeburn, Va.
He served in the United
States Army for three years
before joining the Navy in
1941, and he was among the
first sailors assigned to the new
Mayport [Fla.] Navy Base. He
served on American and
British aircraft carriers in the
South Pacific during World
War II and remained in the
Navy through the Korean War.
He married Clydie Geraldine
Tuttle of Mayport in 1942.
Together they had four sons,
Ralph Jr., Jeff, Clyde and Roy,
and daughters-in-law Pam,
Nancy and Hiromi. He also is
survived by four grandchil-
dren, Richard (his wife Kelly),
Jesse, Gabriel and Nia, as well
as three great-grandchildren,
Pharyl, Emma and Grace.
He and his wife were small
business owners in Jacksonville


Beach for many years. Their
sewing shop was a Beaches
landmark and a meeting place
for a broad cross section of
Beaches residents.
He was a devoted husband,
father, grandfather and great-
grandfather, a stubbornly inde-
pendent man of strength and
courage and a fanatical reader
possessed of a sharp intelli-
gence, the family said. He
loved a good meal, a good
story and a good laugh. His life
was an example to the genera-
tions who follow of old-fash-
ioned honesty, dignity, love of
country and love of family.
A memorial service was held
February 11 at Quinn-Shalz
Funeral Home. The family
requests no flowers. Memorial
donations may be made
instead ,to the -Fraternalj.Order
of Police, 5530 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville, FL 32207.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


STEVEN M. RABIDEAU


Steven M.
. Rabideau, 42,
of St Johns,
Fla. died
peacefully at
S his home, sur-
\rounded by
his family, on
February 9,
2008. A loving
husband, son
and brother, he enjoyed life to
its fullest, the family said.
A lover of all sports, especially
golf, basketball, and football, he
was an absolute warrior during
his battle with cancer over the
past three years. His faith, spirit
and character will live on forev-
er with those who were fortu-
nate enough to know him, said
the family.
He was preceded in death by
his father, Joseph Rabideau.
He is survived by his wife,
Christine Rabideau; his mother,


Fran Rabideau; his in-laws, Paul
and Vera Keblish; his siblings,
Renee, Michelle (Joe), Yvonne
(John), Jackie (Don), Joe and
Holly (Rob); his brothers-in-law,
Joseph (Sara) and Gregory; eight
nieces and nephews; and many
other family members and
friends.
General Visitation will be
from 4-7 p.m. February 13 in St.
Justin Martyr Church, 12460
Old St. Augustine Road, fol-
lowed by the funeral at 7 p.m.
The Liturgy for the Departed
will be celebrated at 10 a.m.
February 14, with the interment
immediately following in the
parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to St. Justin
Martyr Church or Community
Hospice of Northeast florida.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


Wendell
Fo 1 som
Jinright, 73,
died February
11, 2008. He
was born
December 22,
1934 in Jack,
Ala. to his late
parents,
Hurshel and Laurice Jinright.
He relocated to Florida in 1981.
He served in the, United
States Air Force for 26 years, six
months and 13 days, and later
retired from Blue Cross Blue
Shield.
He was a very proud and
independent man. He loved his
family, country, golf and a good
stiff drink, the family said. He
could be found on the Ponte
Vedra golf course most Saturday
mornings. He and his foursome
had the first tee time every
Saturday for several years.
He and Betty, his wife of 52
years, enjoyed many vacations
together, traveling the world
and visiting family and friends.
Their marriage was an example
of commitment and love. He
was also very proud of his chil-
dren, grandchildren and great-
grandchildren. He made it
known to his family how much


he loved them.
He is now our guardian
angel, and we know he'll be
watching over all of us, said the
family.
Survivors include his wife,
Betty Mae Jinright; sons,
Michael Jinright of Jacksonville
Beach and Steven Jinright of
Ponte Vedra; daughters, Wendy
Stephenson of Melbourne
Beach, Fla. and Donna Morton
of Tucson, Ariz.; brother, James
0 Jinright of Tucson, Ariz.; sister,
Sue Williams of Columbus, Ga.;
grandchildren, Jennifer Jinright
and Rebecca Kidd of
Martinsville, Va., Christina
Church of Keyport, Wash.,
Brian Stephenson of Oxford,
Fla., Alan Jinright and Brandon
Jinright of Montgomery, Ala.,
Kourtnee Jinright of Ponte
Vedra, Kelly Myers of Tucson,
Ariz. and Andrew Morton of
Clovis, N.M.; great-grandchil-
dren, Gavin Kidd of
Martinsville, Va. and Grace
Church of Keyport, Wash.
A Memorial Service will be
held at 3 p.m. February 15 in
the chapel of Quinn-Shalz
Family Funeral Home.
Services. under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


NORMAN EUGENE PETERS, M.D.


Norman Eugene Peters,
M.D., Captain, U.S. Navy
[Ret.], died February 7, 2008.
He was born February 5, 1937
in Hazleton, Pa. to the late Dr.
Howard Eugene Peters and
Verna C. Peters.
He graduated from Hazleton
Senior High School in, 1954,
Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.,
in 1958, and Hahnemann
Medical School, Philadelphia,
Pa. He began service in Naval
Reserve at Bethlehem, Pa. at
age 17 and continued through
college and medical school.
He served as Medical
Officer, USS Nathan Hale;
Medical Officer, Naval School,
Underwater Swimmers, Key
West, Fla.; attended Nuclear
Submarine Medical School,
Not.ondogy.Conn.; resident,
lePurppsychiatry .Naval
Hospital, Philadelphra, Pa.,
General Medical Officer,
Dispensary, Naval
Amphibious Base, Little
Creek, Va.; Senior Medical
Officer, J.T. Boone Clinic and
Dispensary NAB, Little Creek,
Va.; General Medical and
Senior Medical Officer NSA,
New Orleans, La.; Chief of
Primary Care, NRMC, New
Orleans, La.; Senior Medical
Officer NRMCL, NAVSTA,
Mayport, Fla.; Medical Officer,
Navy Alcohol Rehab Center,
Mayport, Fla.; and retired in
1987.
He was an animal lover and
supporter of Humane
Societies. He was a member of
A.M.A.; AM. Board of Family
Practice; I.D.A.A.; Association
of Military Surgery of the
United States.
On February 20, 1965, he
married Mary Wall (deceased,
September 6, 2001). He regu-
larly attended chapel at
Mayport, Fla.
Survivors are his compan-
ion, Eloise McAfee,
Jacksonville; brother, Dr.
Howard N. Peters (Judith),
Valparaiso, Ind.; niece,
Elisabeth Peters fiance6


Courtney Prescott), Astoria,
N.Y.; nephew, Nevin Peters
(Mary), Berwyn, Ill.; nieces,
Elaine Tucker, Great Falls,
Mont.; Jo Ruth Manson,
Manassas, Va.; and grand-
nephew, Miller T. Peters,
Berwyn, Ill.
Friends may visit with the
family one hour prior to the
service, which will be held at
11 a.m. February 14 in Quinn-
Shalz Funeral Home, officiat-
ed by Rev. Dr. Joseph Jursa.
Burial will follow at 1 p.m.
February 15 in the Florida
National Cemetery, Bushnell,
Fla.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made in his name to
Independent Cat Society,
4016 S. County Line Road,
Westville, IN 46391.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


Addar

. **. Kennedy died
February 8,
2008.
SHe is
,.. ,, mourned by
his daughter,
Made line
Ophria
Kennedy; parents, William
and Diane Kennedy; brothers,
William II (Yolanda) and Noah
Kennedy; sister, Adina (Jose)
Hernandez; grandmother,
Viola Everett; niece, Keyani;
nephews, Deon and Tobias


Kennedy; aunts, Gloria Cox,
Gwendolyn Ivory, Nora
Johnson, Estelle Everett and
Carmen Wilson; great aunts,
Mary Mitchel and Nell
Coleman; a host of relatives
and friends; and best friend,
Andy King.
He was predeceased by his
brother, Deon Kennedy.
A memorial service will be
held at 2 p.m. February 14 at
Hardage-Giddens Funeral
Home, 1701 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville Beach. Inurnment
will follow at a later date in
Beaches Memorial Park.


PATRIC J. MCLAUGHLIN


Patric J.
McLaughlin,
62, died
February 6,
2008. He was
born in
Roc k v ilie
Center, NY.
He retired
as Chairman
and CEO of American Maize
Products Company. He served
in the U.S. Army as a 1st
Lieutenant in Airborne
Infantry and as .an Advisory
Team Commander in Vietnam
1967-68.
He was a past member of the
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Food and Agriculture
Committee and was a former
chairman of the Corn Refiners
Association in Washington,


D.C. He was an avid fisher-
man, a successful business-
man, a professional in retire-
ment and forever his "own
man," the family said.
He is survived by his wife,
Cindi; mother, Marion; sons,
Patric and Christopher; daugh-
ter, Sara-Kate; brothers,
Edward, Timothy, Kevin, Brian
and Joseph; sister, Mary; and
grandchildren, Aijan and
Elizabeth.
A Memorial Service was held
February 9 in Quinn-Shalz
Family Funeral Home, with the
Rev. Bob Morris officiating. In
lieu of flowers, donations may
be made to the Vietnam
Veterans Memorial Fund.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


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NOTICE OF ZONING AMENDMENT


The Jacksonville Beach Planning and Development Department has
received an application (PC #03-08) to amend the Planned Unit
Development: PUD ordinance governing the Osceola Professional
Center. The applicant is requesting to add "physical fitness facilities"
to the list of permitted uses within the PUD, The PUD is located on the
south side of Osceola Avenue, west of Isabella Boulevard, and is
shown on the map below. The property is more specifically described
as Lots 1-8, Block 29 & Lots 1-3, Lots 6-7, Block 30, Jax Beach
Heights and Lot 7, Block 8, Atlantic Shores Unit 1.


JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Grand theft was reported
Feb. 11 at a hotel in the 1200
block of Marsh Landing
Parkway. The victim told
police that jewelry and cash
were left in the room after they
checked out. Management was
contacted and the items were
recovered but $512 in cash was
missing from a wallet.
* *
Identity theft was reported
feb. 11 in the 100 block of
Penman Road S. An unknown
suspect used the victim's debit
card number to rack up
$567.61 in fraudulent charges
in Mexico to their account.
* *
Grand theft was reported
Feb. 9 in the 100 block of 6th
Avenue N. A blue 2001 Ford
Mustang valued at $7,000 was
stolen by an unknown suspect.
Police said there was no sign of
broken glass or other signs of
forced entry.
* *
An animal bite was reported
Feb. 9 in the 1300 block of 8th


Street N. A pat was euthanized
after it sustained severe
injuries during a dog attack in
its own yard. A neighbor told
police that they observed the
attack and chased two male pit
bull mixes from the yard.
Police were unable to make
contact with the dogs' owners.
* *
Grand theft was reported
Feb. 10 in the 400 block of 1st
Street N. A silver 2004
Chevrolet Corvette valued at
$20,000 w'as stolen from a
parking lot. The victim told
police he went to leave a bar
around 1 a.m. when he
noticed hiskeys were missing.
He got a ride home and
returned the next day with a
spare key to retrieve his car but
it was missing from the area.
* *
Armed robbery was reported
Feb. 7 at a sandwich shop in
the 300 block of Marsh
Landing Parkway. The manag-
er told police she was in the
rear of the store and a second
employee was outside taking


out the trash around 9:30 p.m.
when the front door chime
sounded. A male suspect
entered the store with a gray
hooded sweatshirt pulled
around his face. He told the
employee to put his hands
against the wall and demanded
the manager give him all of the
cash in the register. He placed'
$933.72 in the front pocket of
his sweatshirt and fled the
building. Police said the man
kept one hand under his cloth-
ing and claimed to have a gun.
* *
Strong armed robbery was
reported Feb. 9 in the 400
block of 3rd Avenue South.
The victim told police she was
walking in the area when she
was approached by three
female, suspects who threat-
ened her if she did not give
them her purse. The victim
refused and the suspects
grabbed her and snatched her
purse from her shoulder before
driving away in a silver BMW.
Police said the victim was
See POLICE BEAT, A-3>-


Public hearings on the proposed application are scheduled as follows:


Jacksonville Beach Planning Commission February 25, 2008
7:00 p.m.

Jacksonville Beach City Council March 17, 2008
7:00 p.m.


The public hearings will be held on the dates and times listed in the City
Council Chambers, located at 11 North 3rd Street, Jacksonville Beach,
Florida. A copy of the application and other documents are available for
public inspection at the offices of the Planning and Development
Department, 11 North 3rd Street, Jacksonville Beach, Florida, during nor-
mal business hours.



NOTICE

If a person decides to appeal any decision by the Planning Commission with respect to any matter cotnsid-
ered at an) meeting, such person may need a record of the proceedings, and, for such purpose, such person
may need to ensure a verbatim record of the pvceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is based.
The public is encouraged to speak on issues on this Agenda that concern them. Anyone who wishes to speak
should submit the request to the recording secretary prior to the beginning of the meeting.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons
with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the
Planning and Developmient Department no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the meeting date.


February 13, 2008


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'Cradle-to-grave' marketing



Author warns of TV's impact


by KATHY HARTMAN
EDITOR
If your toddler recognizes
"Elmo" or "Dora," he or she
may be caught in the
"cradle-to-grave" marketing
frenzy that teaches lifelong
consumerism, according to
author Susan G. Thomas.
Some parents of young
children, believing they are
giving their charges a jump-
start on learning, may actu-
ally be exposing them to
harm, said Thomas, who is
bringing her message to
Ponte Vedra Beach next
week.
A New Yorker, former
investigative journalist and
mother of a 4-year-old and
one who is "almost 7,"
Thomas is scheduled to
speak to adults at 7 p.m.
Tuesday and to adults and
children atl0 a.m. Feb. 20 at
the Ponte Vedra Beach
Branch Library. Both sessions
are free and open to the pub-
lic.
Her message of caution to
parents is spelled out in her
book, "Buy, Buy Baby," pub-
lished in May by Hofighton
Mifflin.
Arising from her years as a


journalist, the book talks
about a "whole new indus-
try" that developed after a
1997 White House brain con-
ference, when experts dis-
cussed the importance of the
first three years of life,
Thomas said Monday in a
telephone interview.
From the conference, par-
ents took away the message
of "If I don't stimulate my
baby in the right way before
she turns 3, the door to
learning will close forever,"
according to press literature
about Thomas' book.
And from that parental
fear, some toy and entertain-
ment interests "began selling
the idea that with the right
'stimulation' from a toy, a
video, or some other 'learn-
ing' product, one's infant or
toddler can be made
smarter," the literature
explains.
"By 2002, about 90 percent
of children under the age of
3 watched a huge amount of
television every day, and the
parents believed the shows
had something that would "
make their children intellec-
tually capable," Thomas said
in the interview.


But there was "nothing
undergirding" that notion,
she said.
On the contrary, what lit-
tle legitimate research is
done on the subject indicates
that "babies and toddlers
understand virtually nothing
of what TV programs and
videos aim to teach them,"
the literature says.
They do learn how to "rec-
ognize the main characters,"
Thomas said. The child then
recognizes the character's
face on a toy, and the
"American toy box is domi-
nated by licensed toys," she
said.
Placing a baby in front of a
TV may give a parent a few
moments of freedom, and
parents may think that the
child loves watching the
images because "she can't
keep her eyes off it," Thomas
said.
But the baby actually may
be "caught in an orienting
reflex loop," the author'said,
explaining the concept as
follows: The orienting reflex
is an adult's "startle
response." For example,
when an adult hears a siren
or sees a flash of light, the


brain immediately works to
make sense of the noise -or
sight. But the brain of a baby
is not developed enough to
make those connections.
"Television of any kind ..
is so stimulating and so con-
founding to an early devel-
oping brain that it triggers
the orienting reflex,"
Thomas said.
"So babies' brains startle,
they try to figure out what
they're seeing, and then it
[the TV image] changes, and
they startle again," she said.
"And they can't look away
from it."
One occupational therapist
from an Ivy League hospital
contends "that this amount-
ed to a low-level seizure
state," Thomas said.
"If you have a baby
strapped in front of the tele-
vision . they're captive,"
she said.
Instead of relying on the
television to occupy your
child while you cook dinner,
for example, a parent could
"put [the child] . on the
floor [and] give them a
spoon and a pot," Thomas
said.
"We have to learn how to


photo from INTERNET
Susan Gregory Thomas, author of "Buy, Buy Baby," will speak
Tuesday and Feb. 20 at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.


cope with boring times," the
author said, adding, "And a
baby doesn't think making
dinner is as boring a8 you
do."
Thomas said she was invit-
ed to speak in Ponte Vedra
Beach by a friend, Camille
Cline, who is a board mem-
ber for the Ponte Vedra
Friends of the Library.


Although it is "flattering"
to be interviewed by Katie
Couric and other national
media personalities and jour-
nalists as she has since the
book was published "my
favorite favorite thing is just
talking with parents and
[other] people about this,"
Thomas said. "So this, to me,
is the perfect venue."


'Best-kept secret'


is Guana preserve


photo by GRAY ROHRER
Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort chef Elizabeth Hancock and her assistant Jeffrey Baum present samples of her "Chocolate
Malted Madness" creation that was entered into the dessert competition at the Chocolates of the World Gala, held at the
Sawgrass Marriott Friday evening.



Greek cuisine inspired Fisher's cooking


photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
Pat Fisher has a collection of antique spice boxes displayed in
her kitchen.


by KATHY NICOLETTI
COLUMNIST
at Fisher's name is well
known locally for
antiques and estate
sales.
To her friends, however,
Fisher, a Jacksonville Beach
resident, is also known as
someone who "cooks with
an attitude."
Antiques have been a part
of Fisher's life since she was
a "reluctant teenager"
accompanying her mother
on junking trips. An early
find of an 18th century
English map inspired her
own study of antiques and
eventual career.
After owning China Cat
Antiques at the Beaches for
decades, Fisher and her hus-
band, Ray, now specialize in
estate sales.
Fisher grew up in the
Tampa/Tarpon Springs area
where fresh seafood was
plentiful and a strong Greek
influence was evident in
local cooking.
Except for a few classic
dishes, such as her mother-
in-law's pot roast, Fisher
said she rarely follows
recipes and looks for ways
to improve them.
Fisher continues to enjoy
Greek cuisine and during a
trip to Greece found the


food there to be as wonder-
ful as expected. A trip to
Venice also influenced her
interest in Northern Italian
cuisine.
The Farmer's Market on
Beaver Street in Jacksonville
and specialty stores featur-
ing curries, paprika, bay
leaves, and other spices are
sources for ingredients that
make Fisher's cooking
unique.
Her remodeled kitchen
was designed as a gathering
place for her guests.
The room combines two
of her main interests, cook-
ing and antiques. A large
antique work table and sev-
eral chairs fit into the main
kitchen area, which is also
open to the living room.
Cabinets are installed
only under the countertops
so the wall space above the
counters is available to dis-
play antique signs, sales-
men's samples, and spice

See RECIPES, A-8


By GRAY ROHRER
STAFF WRITER ,
J^i phe.directbr of the Guana
Preserve said Monday the
Guana is "one of the best-
kept secrets in St. Johns
County."
Dr. Michael Shirley, speak-
ing before the St. Johns
County Civic Association
Roundtable, has been work-
ing at the Guana for more
' than a year.
In 1999, the Guana was
designated as a National
Estuarine Research Reserve, a
coastal wetland area set aside
by the federal government
for preservation and
research. There are 27 such
areas nationwide, and the
Guana is one of three in
Florida.
Encompassing more than
64,000 acres, the Guana
receives both federal and
state funding, which are like-
ly to be cut next year, Shirley
said.
"We know we're getting
cuts from both sources, so
coordinating our resources is
going to be important in
making ends meet," he said.
Shirley's administrative
team is not the only organi-
zation managing the Guana.
Various agencies manage cer-
tain portions: The Florida
Fish and Wildlife


Conservation Commission
oversees nearly 10,000 acres,
state and national pail '
account for nearly 7,000
acres, and the St. Johns River
Water Management District
looks over 5,400 acres, to
name a few.
Shirley sees the Guana not
only as a pristine environ-
ment that needs to be pro-
tected, but also as a bastion
of biological and ecological
research.
This research can have
practical uses for local areas.
Shirley said the Guana needs
to reach out to Nocatee,
being developed west of the
Guana, to find ways to
reduce its impact on the
environment.
"We basically need to be a
research component that
brings science into regula-
tions," he said.
A slumping housing mar-
ket and a consumer desire for
green products might help
local officials and developers
move toward more environ-
mentally sensitive practices,
Shirley said.
"Folks are starting to real-
ize that you do better selling
[homes] in natural areas. I
don't think you can say that
economic concerns and envi-
ronmental concerns are
mutually exclusive," he said.


Scattering of ashes at


ocean a fitting farewell


With a sometimes tur-
bulent but often
glorious ocean so
near, it wouldn't be surpris-
ing if Beaches-area residents
were more prone than usual
to have their cremated
remains dispersed in it after
death.
Recently, I learned of a
local family's experience
with so commemorating a
loved one who had passed
on.
The deceased was Ralph
Charles Steger, who died at
age 82 on Nov. 27. In a sub-
sequent letter, his son-in-law,
Robert DeSmedt of Ponte
Vedra, described the circum-
stances which led to the cer-
emonial scattering of his
father-in-law's cremains in
the Atlantic.
"Ralph," he wrote, "served
in the U.S. Navy during
W.W.II and loved the ocean.
We had suggested to the
Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home


JOHN
HARDEBECK
COLUMNIST

that we would like to put his
ashes into the sea to honor
his memory."
The letter went on to say
that the funeral home pro-
posed using a St Augustine
pilot, who would circle in his
plane three times and then
drop the ashes into the


See HARDEBECK, A-8







February 13, 2008


The~ Reahe Leader/Ponte Vedra Lea'der


Page 8


EN GAGEMENT Recipes: Greek Salad from Tarpon Springs
ENGAGEMENT


Jami Arrington and Len Cessac


Arrington-Cessac


Jami K. Arrington of
Houston, Texas, and Len
Cessac of Jacksonville Beach
have announced their
engagement to be married.
The bride-elect is the
daughter of Andy and Vickie
Williams if Warren, Texas. She
has an associate's degree in
radiology and attends Ottawa
University. She is employed
by St. Lukes Episcopal
Hospital in Houston.


The groom-elect is the son
of Rosemary Naughton of
Neptune Beach and Leonard
Cessac of Blacksburg, Va. He
is a graduate of Florida State
University and the University
of Texas. He is employed by
Jorge A. Aguilar, M.D., of
Jacksonville Beach.
The couple plan to wed on
Saturday, June 14, 2008, in
Houston.


BIRTHS


4n,

v.


Edward Stanley Wohlgemuth


Dan and Edi Wohlgemuth of
Neptune Beach announce the
birth of son, Edward Stanley
Wohlgemuth, on Jan. 31,
2008, at Baptist Medical Center
Beaches.
He was 8 pounds, 4 ounces
and was 20.5 inches long. He
joins siblings Bonnie, 8,
Bubba, 6, Maggie, 4, and Annie


Cont. from A-7
cabinets.
Guests are often served
one of Fisher's many salads,
either as a main course or to
complement the meal.
She prepares Greek Salad
in the same style as it is
made in Tarpon Springs.
Potato Salad used for the
base of the salad. Shredded
lettuce and arugula are
placed on top of the potato
salad layer.
The remaining salad ingre-
dients (cooked shrimp, black
olives, tomatoes, sliced beets,
cucumbers, green pepper,
anchovy filets, and feta
cheese) add color, texture,
and flavor. These are
arranged on top and beauti-
fully "decorate" the salad,
she said.
Use plenty of oregano
along with the oil and vine-
gar that dresses the salad.
Served with bread, this
serves four as a main course,
said Fisher.
Fisher makes Avocado and
Pink Grapefruit Salad from a
family recipe. This unique
combination of sweet, mild,
and tangy ingredients makes
an excellent side dish served
with fish. Colorful slices of
pink grapefruit and avocado
are arranged on a serving
plate and topped with bright
red sliced strawberries. Just a.
little mayonnaise thinned
with lime juice is drizzled on
top to finish the salad.
One of her favorite cook-
books is "The Gasparilla
Cookbook, Favorite Florida
West Coast Recipes" from
the Junior League of Tampa.
Greek Lemon Soup is a


MILITARY NEWS


Marine Corps Pvt. Robert
E. CraterJr. a 2006 graduate
of Fletcher High School,
recently completed 12 weeks
of basic training at Marine
Corps Recruit Depot, Parris
Island, S.C.


*
Air Force Airman Gilbert K.
Garcia has graduated from
basic military training at
Lackland Air Force Base, San
Antonio, Texas.
Airmen who complete basic
training earn credits toward an
.. :.0 sgodiae^degree.dA-thrug~lithe
Community College of the Air
Force.
He is the son of Pedro and
Veronica Mandez of
Jacksonville. He is a 2005 grad-
uate of Fletcher High School.

Navy Seaman Recruit
Alonzo D. Brown, son of Ruby
D. Tate of Jacksonville and
Alonzo Brown of Jacksonville,
Recently completed U.S. Navy
Basic training at Recruit.
Training Command, Great
.7 Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week pro-
gram, Brown completed a vari-
ety of training which included
classroom study and practical
instruction on naval customs,
first aid, firefighting, water
safety and survival, and ship-


Maternal grandparents are
Barbara Smith of Neptune
Beach and the late Stan Smith.
Paternal grandparents are
Jean and Skip Wohlgemuth of
Bear, Del. Great-grandparents
are Margaret and Edward
Sanderson of Sarasota.


Bryce Edward Lewis


Duke and Nikki Lewis of
Jacksonville announce the
birth of a son, Bryce Edward
Lewis, on Jan. 19, 2008, at
Baptist Medical Center
Beaches.
He was 8 pounds, 9.5 ounces


Players Community Center
Conversational French for the Traveler
is offered from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 13 and 20.
The class is presented in conjunction with
UNF's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute,
the fee is $30 and pre-registration is
required. Call 620-1159 for information.
Valentine's Day will be celebrated from 10
a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 14. Meal reservations are
required. Call 280-3233. Bridge with Jean


and was 19 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are
Bob and Jacquie Poland of
Jacksonville Beach. Paternal
grandparents are Joe and Judy
Lewis of Jacksonville.


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Airman Gilbert K. Garcia
board and aircraft safety. An
emphasis was also placed on
physical fitness.
Brown is a 2007 graduate of
Sandalwood High School.

John M. Lloyd has been pro-
moted to the rank of chief war-
' rant officer 3 in the U.S. Army.
Lloyd is an assistant logistics
officer assigned to the U.S.
Special Operations Command
at MacDill Air Force Base,
Tampa. The chief warrant offi-
cer has served in the military
for 20 years.
He is the son of Kenneth R.
Lloyd of Jacksonville Beach
and Donala Dutcher' of
Conway, S.C.
He is a 1985 graduate of
Fletcher High School.


Hardebeck: Ashes


Cont. from A-7
water. DeSmedt added that
the family was pleased
because they knew that the
deceased would have been
happy with the arrange-
ments,
Another phase of the
preparations added appropri-
ately to the memorial.
Balloons were to be flown
at the DeSmedt seaside home
to guide the pilot to the
drop site. At a Publix super-
market to buy the balloons,
Steger's daughter, Dale
DeSmedt, mentioned the use
of them to Catherine
Nygard, a Publix employee.
The latter, a member of the
Beaches Honor Guard, rec-
ommended asking the unit
to provide one of their
much-admired services:
Military Honors for Departed
Veterans.
In his letter, Robert
DeSmedt, expressing the
family's gratitude, told how
the Honor Guard conducted
their always-poignant Last
Roll Call.
"...for Ralph Charles


FOR THE SENIORS

Scanlon from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Feb. 18. Pre-registration is required. Travel
Opportunities for Seniors with Kay Furkin
of AAA from 11 a,m.-12 p.m. Feb. 19.
Stamp Collectors Club meet from 1-3 p.m.
Feb. 20. Call 280-3233 for more informa-
tion. COA transportation outreach coordi-
nator Lisa Nicholson speaks from 11 a.m.-
12 p.m. Feb. 21. Ballroom Dancing Feb.
22. Admission is by donation. Keli


Steger, gave him a gun
salute, played Taps, and cere-
monially folded the
American Flag for my
Mother-in-Law. At this time,
Bjorn made his final circle
and released a silver cloud
from his plane that slowly
drifted down into the ocean.
It was very sad but at the
same time a wonderfully
comforting scene for the
family."
Relating this reminds me
of another, prior, at-sea dis-
persion of cremains, those of
a Jacksonville Beach woman,
Anita Langham, whose sur-
viving husband is a U.S.Navy
veteran.
The ashes were taken out
to sea by a Navy ship, and as
they were solemnly deposit-
ed overboard, witnesses said,
a pair of dolphins leaped out
of the water in a kind of
Flipper-like, respectful salute.
Especially for late sailors
and people they loved, a
briny burial seems a mar-
velous way to begin that
final, eternal voyage.


Coughlin, executive director of Tom
Coughlin's Jay Fund, speaks at 11 a.m.
March 18. For information or reservations,
call 280-3233.
Lunch and Learn
A Reverse Mortgage seminar will be held
from 12-1:30 p.m. Feb. 20 during a
"Lunch and Learn" at The Players
Community Senior Center, 175 Landrum
Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach.


recipe from this cookbook
(made with a little tweaking
by Fisher.) The soup is good
served either hot or cold.
Another Junior League
Cookbook, "A River Runs
Backwards: Flavors and
Reflections of Florida's First
Coast" from the Junior
League of Jacksonville, is the
source for Vanilla Cream
with Raspberries.
Fisher said that she enjoys
making this dessert for com-
pany because it is delicious,
looks pretty, and is unique.
To make this, she tops a cool
vanilla cream made from
sweetened whipping cream
and sour cream with raspber-
ries that have been soaked in
Amaretto.

The following are some of
-Pat Fisher's favorite recipes.

Greek Salad from Tarpon
Springs

Line a big bowl with large
leaves of lettuce. Place
Potato Salad (recipe below)
on top of lettuce. Shred the
center of the head of lettuce
and spread over Potato
Salad. Over this add the fol-
lowing:

1 cup arugula
2 tomatoes, cut in wedges
feta cheese, cut in half
inch thick 2x2 inch squares
1 green pepper sliced
1 cucumber, cut in wedges
several slices cooked beets
(canned)
2 cups peeled shrimp,
cooked
several anchovy fillets
black Greek olives


Sprinkle over the salad:
one-half cup white vinegar
one-half cup olive and veg-
etable oil, mixed
lots of oregano

Potato Salad

Mix together:
1.5 to 2 lbs. boiling pota-
toes, cooked and cubed
1 large Vidalia or sweet
onion, chopped
one-half cup green onion,
chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
salt and pepper to taste
one-quarter cup parsley
(optional)

Avocado and Pink
Grapefruit Salad

2 large pink grapefruit
1 large ripe Florida avoca-
do
strawberries
mayonnaise
lime juice

Peel section and remove
membrane from grapefruit.
Peel and slice avocado into
wedges.
Arrange alternating slices
of grapefruit and avocado
around a plate. Slice several
strawberries over the fruit.
Drizzle with a mixture of
mayonnaise mixed with lime
juice to make a sauce, use
about a quarter cup of this
mixture. Great with seafood.

Greek Lemon Soup

3 cups chicken broth
3 cups water
1 cup rice (basmati pre-


Norma Terranova of
Jacksonville Beach graduated
in December 2007 from Baker
(Mich.) College with an associ-
ate's degree in business admin-
istration.
* *
Ponte Vedra Beach residents
Katharine L. Baird, Michael
P. Krombach and Lindsay D.
Reidenbach were named to
the dean's list for the 2007 fall
semester at Samford (Ala.)
University.
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ferred), cooked al dente
2 eggs
one-half cup lemon juice

Bring chicken broth and
water to a boil. Add rice and
boil for 14 minutes. Beat
eggs well. Add half of broth.
to lemon juice. Add lemon
broth mixture to eggs very
slowly, beating constantly.
This must not curdle.
Add lemon/egg mixture to
chicken rice broth.

Vanilla Cream with
Raspberries

1 envelope unflavored gel-
atin
one-half cup cold water
2 cups whipping cream
three-quarters cup sugar
2 cups sour cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups fresh or thawed
frozen raspberries
one-quarter cup amaretto

Sprinkle gelatin over cold
water in saucepan. Let stand
for 1 minute. Cook over low
heat, stir until dissolved
(About 2 minutes). Set aside.
Combine whipping cream
and sugar in medium
saucepan. Cook over medi-
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and stir in gelatin, sour
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a 1.5 quart serving bowl.
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


EDUCATION


take top honors


at science fair

FROM CONTRIBUTOR
Joseph Paul of Landrum Middle School won top
honors in the Junior Division of the 2008 River
Region East Science Fair held Thursday at First
,. ''. .'* Coast Technical College in St. Augustine.
.. His project was titled "The Effects of Proton Pump
I t '.I Inhibitors on the Initial Pharmacokinetics of
photosSUBMITTED Clopidogrel Bisulfate (Plavix) and Acetylsalicylic
Nease NJROTC Acid (Aspirin) an Invitro Study."
cadets (above) pose This is the second year in a row that Paul has been
cadets (above) pose named the overall Junior Division winner. He will
after their "Brain be recognized at the March 11 meeting of the St.
Brawl" win; at left, Johns County School Board in St. Augustine.
Sophia Hoff, Julianna Fourteen other Landrum students also won for
Gonzalez and Gaige 'their science projects. They are "Sarah Bartlett,
Lancaster pause at Ashley Bushdorf, Erica Burt, Sara Casciotti,
the Palmer Catholic Gabrielle Garrard, Annika Goldman, Maya
Academy and Little Goldman, Sarah Hahnemann, Kaleigh Kessler,
Stars 5K and 1-mile Kaylee Lendry, John Miller, Anthony Janocko,
run at Mickler beach Caroline Snowden and Anna Wheeler.
access Feb. 2, and Approximately 72 science projects representing
Nease cadets (below) 87 participants were involved in the annual science
prepare to walk in a fair. The overall winner will be recognized at the
Mardi Gras parade in March 11 School Board meeting.
New Orleans on In addition to Landrum, schools that participated
Jan. 27. in the regional science fair are Academy of Business
and Leadership Education, Cathedral Parish School
(CPS), Murray Middle School (MMS), Gamble
.... .. Rogers Middle School (GRMS), St. John's Academy
(SJA), and Sebastian Middle School (SMS).
The category winners in the Junior Division are as
X follows:
" -'" "" Behavioral /Medical Sciences
1st Annika Gpldman
2nd Bushdorf
-- .3rd Alex Carames, CPS
4th Stacey Stanfield, MMS
Chemistry ,
1st Kyle Morris, MMS
S2nd Sarah Davenport, SJA
3rd Janocko
4th Team of Burt and Casciotti
Honorable Mention Hahnemann
Earth Space and Physics
1st Andrew Li, MMS
2nd Miller
S3rd Brooks Robins, GRMS


photo SUBMITTED
Joseph Paul from Landrum Middle School poses
with his winning project last week.
4th Jimmy Provenza, SJA
Honorable Mention Team of Bartlett and Lendry
Engineering
1st Maya Goldman
2nd Lucinda Ford, MMS
3rd Kessler
4th Andrew Strange, MMS
Honorable Mention Loren Humphrey, CPS
Microbiology
1st Snowden
2nd Sierra Melton, SJA
3rd Katie Valley, CPS
4th Mackenzie Peil, CPS
Honorable Mention Rachael Champney, SJA
Zoology and Botany
1st Ali Towne, SJA
2nd Isabel Nunez, MMS
3rd Maxine Weiss, MMS
4th Wheeler
Honorable Mention Garrard
Among the 13 winners selected to go on to com-
pete at the State Science Fair April 16 to 18 in
Lakeland are Landrum students Bushdorf, Annika
Goldman, Maya Goldman, Kessler, Paul and
Snowden.


EDUCATION BRIEFS


photo SUBMITTED
Megan Connors displays a replica of a $750 Little Scholars
scholarship she won in memory of Carl Yastrzemski Sr.


PV Pop Warners honored
Forty-four Ponte Vedra Pop
Warner football players and
cheerleaders were among 158
honored at the annual First
Coast Conference Little
Scholars banquet Saturday at
the Crowne Plaza Hotel,
Jacksonville.
To qualify as a Little Scholar,
each participant must be in
the 5th grade or higher and
have at least a 96 grade point
average.





Nease girls

lacrosse has

strong start


No. 13 Allie Lancashire per-
forms in the Nease girls
lacrosse 16-0 win over
Fleming Island Thursday, after
a win against the Mandarin
Mustangs Feb. 6. In that sea-
son opener, Nease goalie
Chelsie Lancashire defended
the goal in the 18-0 game. She
recently signed with Queens
College in North Carolina.
Nease is scheduled to face
Lake Highland Prep at 7p.m.
today, with a JV game at 5:30
p.m. at home.


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The Little Scholars selected
represent the top 1 percent
scholastically of more than
400,000 Pop Warner partici-
pants nationwide.
During the banquet, four
scholarships and 12 savings
bonds were awarded. Among
the Ponte Vedra Little
Scholars, Megan Connors
received a $750 scholarship in
memory of Carl Yastrzemski
Sr., and Turner Street received
a $100 savings bond.


Nease junior to nationals
Nathan Georgette, a junior
in ....the .International
Baccalaureate Program at
Nease High School, took sec-
ond place earlier this month at
the Florida Junior Science,
Engineering and Humanities
Symposium at the University
of Florida.
Eleventh and 12th grade stu-
dents from throughout Florida
submitted their original
research papers to a panel of
judges, who selected 26 to
present at the state sympo-
sium.
Georgette and fellow IB 11th
grader George Erickson were
among the 26 chosen to com-
pete for awards and scholar-
ship money.
They presented their
research to a panel of
University judges and an audi-
ence of high school students,
teachers and parents.
Georgette's award included a
$1,500 scholarship to the col-
lege of his choice and an invi-
tation to be one of two stu-
dents representing Florida at
the National Science and
Humanities Symposium in
May.

District seeks characters
The community is being
asked to submit nominations
for the character education
awards program established by
the Character Counts! Steering


Committee of St. Johns
County.
The awards are part of the
American Youth Character
*Award ,,(AYCA), progtamandrl
recognize high school juniors
and seniors who exhibit the
Six Pillars of Character: trust-
worthiness, respect, responsi-
bility, fairness, caring and citi-
' zenship.
The program is open to cur-
rent juniors and. seniors
attending high school in St.
Johns County. Approximately
3 percent of the junior class at
each high school, as well as
one to six seniors depending
on the school size, will be hon-
ored at. the Eighth Annual
AYCA Banquet to be held May
5 at the World Golf Village.
Applications are available at
each of the high schools and.
on the St. Johns County
School District web site at-
http://www.stjohns.kl2.fl.us/a
bout/ccapps.html. Deadline
for submission is March 3.

Cadets win Brain Brawl
The academic team of the
Nease High School Navy
Junior Reserve Officer Training
Corps competed in the Terry
Parker Brain Brawl Feb. 2, and
one of the two Nease teams
won first place (see photo,
above).
The victory qualifies Nease
to compete in the Area-12
Regional Brain Brawl
Championship on March 15 at


Middleburg High School.
Cadets competing were Jean
Pruitt, Patrick Sparks, Aidan
Bairstow, Spencer Patton,
Brendon Gregory, Danny
Lyons, Will Zapala, David
Towle, Dimitri Paspalaris and
Aaron Schwartz.
Brain Brawl is much like the
old College Bowl competitions
that were on
television many years ago.

Cadets visit New Orleans
Thirty-nine cadets with the
Nease NJROTC visited New
Orleans and Pensacola Naval
Air Station Jan. 25 to 28.
The group stayed in
Pensacola and traveled to New
Orleans Jan. 27 to march in
the Krewe of Carrolton parade
(see photo, above).
At the Naval Air Station, the
group toured a training
squadron, the Naval Aviation
Museum and the Parachute
Packing Department at the
Naval Aviation Technical
Training Center and enjoyed
the base bowling alley and
gym for some exercise and bas-
ketball.
Their planned service proj-
ect building wheelchair
ramps for needy families -
was canceled because of bad
weather.


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POLICE BEAT

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SAND SCULPTURE


able to identify two of the
suspects. They got away
with a cell phone, Louis
Vuitton purse, digital cam-
era, Ipod and a makeup bag
with a combined value of
over $1,300.

ATLANTIC BEACH
Crystal Lynn Kirkpatiick,
22, was arrested for posses-
sion or selling a controlled
substance on Feb. 7 in the
1100 block of Mayport Road,
according to a police report.
* *
Burglary to a residence
was reported on Feb. 8 in the
1700 block of Live Oak Lane,
according to a police report.
An unknown person entered
the victim's residence and
took two amp guitars,
according to the report.

Fraudulent use of a credit
card was reported on Feb. 8
in the 2000 block of
Mayport Road, according to
a police report.
* *
Leon James Oldham, 42,
was arrested for possession
of cocaine, possession of a
controlled substance, pos-
session of 20 grams or less of
cannabis and possession of
drug paraphernalia on Feb. 8
in the 2000 block of
Mayport Road, according to
a police report.

Grand theft was reported
on Feb. 9 in the 1600 block
of Mayport Road, according
to a police report. The vic-
tim's wallet was missing
from her vehicle, according
to the report.
.0 * *
Grand theft was reported
on Feb. 9 in the 900 block of
Plaza Road, according to a
police report. A DVD player
and iPOD were taken from
the victim's apartment,
according to the report.
* *
Grand theft was reported
on Feb. 7 in the 200 block of
Pine Street, according to a
police report.

NEPTUNE BEACH
Burglary was reported on
Feb. 9 in the 700 block of
Seagate Avenue, according
to a police report. The vic-
tim's wallet was. missing
from her vehicle, according


to the report.
* *
Grand theft was reported
on Feb. 8 in the 500 block of
Atlantic Boulevard, accord-
ing to a police report. The
victim's Palm Pilot was
taken from his shopping cart
at K-mart, according to the
report.
* *
Grand theft was reported
on Feb. 8 in the 100 block of
Lemon Street, according to a
police report. Three stained
glass pictures were taken
from a porch of a business,
according to the report.
* *
Burglary was reported on
Feb. 6 in the 400 block of
McCullum Circle, according
to a police report. The vic-
tim's bedroom door was
locked. When she opened
the door, she discovered her
room had been ransacked,
according to the report.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH
Two Landrum students,
aged 14 and 17, were
charged with using marijua-
na, a misdemeanor, after an
officer discovered a plastic
Coke bottle they used to
smoke the substance,
according to a police report.


The bottle tested positive for
marijuana
* *
Cash and credit cards val-
ued at $20 were stolen from
a vehicle in the first block of
Waterbridge Lane between
Friday night and Saturday
afternoon, according to a
police report.
* *
A resident in the 900 block
of Palm Valley Road report-
ed Friday that two air condi-
tioning units were stolen
from a house next to hers,
according to a police report.
* *
An employee for a Ponte
Vedra church reported check
forgery Friday after someone
tried to'cash a $100 check
issued by the church for
$400, according to a police
report.
* *
Officers found a woman in
the trunk of her car Friday
morning in the 100 block of
Ponte Vedra Boulevard,
according to a police report.
The report says there was "a
strong smell of an alcoholic
beverage emanating from
the trunk and vehicle area".
The woman was transported
to Baptist Beaches Medical
Center.


Shots fired by police kill man

FROM STAFF
A man was shot and killed Friday in Atlantic Beach by
Jacksonville police officers after the subject opened fire on
them, according to a police report.
JSO task force officers were patrolling an area' near
George Street when the subject, whose age and name could
not be verified, approached the officer's "covert" vehicle
and placed his hands near his waist, according to a JSO.
police report.
The officers, who were dressed in police attire, exited the
vehicle. The subject continued to reach in his waist area
and refused to comply with officers, according to the
report.
The subject ran, but was detained a short distance away.
He began to resist officers and fired a handgun at then,
according to the report.
Police fired back and killed the subject, according to the
report.
Atlantic Beach officers assisted JSO, blocking off the
intersection of Lewis Street and George Street, according to
an Atlantic Beach Police report.
Five JSO officers were involved in the incident and none
reported any injuries at the scene, according to a report.
The case is still under investigation.
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Photo by, CHUCK ADAMS
Jenny Hager of Jacksonville Beach, right, an art instructor at the University of North Florida, and
five of her students stand ready Thursday to create "Memory Bumps," a one-day sand sculpture
on the beach in front of Seascape condo. The idea is that of Laura Dufresne-Jones, standing next
to.Hager and also of Jacksonville Beach, whose grandfather, Guy Dufresne, was general contrac-
tor for the serpentine high.rise at 16th Avenue South. "After the tide comes in and washes them
away, your memory kind of fades," said Dufresne-Jones. The other UNF sculptors, from the left,
are Julie Chabrian, Jessica Carantza, Kristin Bartie and Nicolette Klasne. Carantza lives in
Jacksonville Beach, the others at UNF.


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Museum seeks public help on mystery


FROM STAFF
While looking for photographs for the
new temporary exhibit, "A Stroll Down the
Boardwalk," at the Beaches Museum and
History Center, the archivist found three
photographs with the following informa-
tion written on the back:
"The Animal Cracker Burlesque Circus,
Jacksonville Beach, Florida, August 30, 1930
Madame Currier, Promoter, Producer and
Director /Mrs. Martha P. Baton, Assistant"
After a cursory review of the museum's
collection looking for any mention of
Madame Currier, Mrs. Baton or the Animal
Cracker Burlesque circus, the archivist
decided to Google the names and came out
with some very interesting facts.
In the late 1880s, animal-shaped crackers
called "Animals" were imported from
England to the United States. It was in 1902


that animal crackers officially became
"Barnum's Animals" and evoked the familiar
circus theme of Barnum and Bailey's Circus.
On the other hand, a play called Animal
Crackers opened on Broadway on October
23, 1928 at the 44th Street Theatre. The
production starred the four Marx Brothers
and it was so successful that a movie fol-
lowed in 1930 with the principal leads
reprising their roles from the stage.
The animals in the museum photographs
are reminiscent of the early animal crackers
while the name of the circus is reminiscent
of the Marx Brothers.
Do any of these facts relate to the muse-
um's circus photos? Can you help the
museum unravel this mystery? If so, please
contact Taryn by email at archivist@bm-
hc.com or call 241-5657.


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President's Day on Monday,
Feb. 18, most government
offices will be closed to the
public.
Libraries, schools and
banks will also be closed for
the holiday.
Garbage collection sched-
ules will not be changed,
however, and those sched-
uled to receive Monday col-
lection will receive service as
scheduled.


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a beer with?
As many Florida voters cast their ballots for their
party preference, another vote was taking place, one
that has nothing to do with economic policy or views
on Iraq.
The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA)
has launched an online, non-scientific survey for drink-
ing-age persons to answer the question, "Which of the
presidential candidates would you like to have a beer
with in 2008?"
Throughout the primary season, voters of legal drink-
ing age can cast their "ballot" at www.whodoyouwant-
tohaveabeerwith.com or www.nbwa.org.
The site shows in real-time the percentage of votes
that each candidate has received, as well as video of
interviews with voters in the early primary states about
how they selected which candidates they would like to
have a brew with.
"With all of the rigors of a campaign attack ads,
phone calls, direct mail Americans knpw sometimes it
just comes down to who you want to have a beer with,"
said NBWA President Craig Purser.
"We hope this campaign reminds voters that at the
end of the day, while issues are very important, so is
conversation, civility and character. Having a beer with
someone represents getting to know someone better,
and that's what the campaign season is all about get-
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Panthers bask in glow of another crown


By ROBERT DeANGELO
SPORTS EDITOR
It's becoming routine but
a routine that never gets old
for players.
The Nease High girls soccer
team wrapped up its fourth
state title in the past seven
seasons last Thursday night
with a 3-0 win
over Merritt
Island at
Lockhart
Stadium in Fort
Lauderdale. For
some Panthers,
those on the
2005-6 squads
that won back-
to-back crowns,
it was their third
time leaving
South Florida as
a state champion.
"Even 24 hours later I can't
describe how it felt," said sen-
ior Lisa Heise who watched
the Nease boys team punch its
ticket to Fort Lauderdale in
last Friday's regional final. "I
think once we got the goals
that we needed to get to have
a little breathing room, from
there we knew [we were going


to win]. We just stayed posi-
tive and it's an amazing feel-
ing."
Heise, who scored two goals
and added an assist in the
championship game, put her
side on the board about 10
minutes in when she volleyed
in a rebound off a corner kick.
Merritt Island goalkeeper
Lauren
m Houston batted
away Jessica
Stephens' boot
from the cor-
ner, but Heise
collected the
deflection and
buried it into
the back of the
net.
"Scoring in
the first 10
minutes was a
confidence boost but it was
still a 1-0 game and anything
could have happened," said
Heise.
Freshman forward Jackie
Hellett made it 2-0 when she
scored off a throw-in 35 min-
utes into the contest. Heise
picked up the assist.
Heise sealed the deal in the
game's 72nd minute when she


headed in a free kick to make
it an insurmountable 3-0
Panthers lead.
For her title game efforts,
along with a pair of goals in
last Wednesday's state semifi-
nal victory over Fort Myers
Cypress Lake, Heise was
named MVP of the Class 4A
state tournament.
"I really couldn't ask for
anything more," she said.
"State championship and MVP
in my senior season. But real-
ly, it was the entire team. I
just credit all of my team-
mates. It was something we
did together."
Panthers head coach Dave
Silverberg got a glimpse of the
potent Merritt Island (19-6-3)
squad during its 2-0 victory
over Gulf Breeze in the other
semifinal last Wednesday.
"They looked very strong,"
Silverberg said. "I wondered
how we were going to deal
with them, but I think getting
that early goal really made us
believe that we could do it."
With his fourth state cham-
pionship in seven years of
coaching at Nease, Silverberg
put his stamp on one of the
school's most prolific dynas-


ties.
"Dave is the best coach I've
ever had by far," said Heise,
who transferred to Nease from
Newsome High in Lithia, near
Tampa, following her sopho-
more year. "He's a big reason
we won."
Silverberg guided Nease to
its first state championship in
2002 when the Panthers
topped Gulf Breeze 2-1 to win
the Class 2A title. In 2005, the
Panthers moved up to Class
4A and earned a 2-1 decision
over Chiles, in penalty kicks
(3-1) to win their second
crown.
In 2006, forward Stacey
Hanburry scored the only goal
in a 1-0 victory over Merritt
Island to win a third champi-
onship.
. This year Hanburry is
among the seniors celebrating
a third state title in four years
at Nease. There are 14 seniors
on the Panthers and Heise
called last week's victory a sto-
rybook finish to their high
school careers.
"It's the perfect ending," she
said. "To go out as champions
is just amazing. You just can't
do better than that."


Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Nease High's Lisa Heise, left, and Mary Scott Moore celebrate a
goal in the regional semifinals Jan. 29. Heise had a pair of goals
in last Thursday's state championship game in Fort Lauderdale.


Kirsch guides boys back to state final four


By JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Ken Kirsch and the late
Marvin Wood have a lot in
common.
In only his second season at
the helm, Wood, then 26, guid-
ed tiny Milan
High to the
1954 Indiana
boys basketball
state champi-
onship. 4
Kirsch, 28,
steered Nease
High to a state
title in boys
soccer in his
inaugural sea-
son last year.
Wood led
Milan to the
state semifinals
his first year.
Kirsch has
Nease in the
state semi's Ken
this year.
Wood was
immortalized
in the 1986 If anything(
film
"Hoosiers." ter tactically
Kirsch has- and I've h,
n't lived long
enough to now to w
earn mythical offense. I
status, and
unlike Wood, you rem
who left Houston 0
Milan after
the famous and-shoot
'54 season for that's what
a bigger
hoops job, he be like.
doesn't plan
to leave his
current
coaching Ke
position for Panthers
greener pas-
tures.
"If you're asking me whether
I'm looking to leave, the
answer is no. I love being
here," Kirsch said Friday night
after his Nease team downed
visiting Orlando Bishop Moore
3-1 in a Class 4A regional final
at Panther Stadium.
Nease's Filip Ivanov put his
team on the board just five
minutes into the contest when
he booted home a ground-hug-
ging crossing pass from A. Jay
Nelson.


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With three minutes left in
the first half, the Hornets
squared things when Devon
Yelenosky put a direct kick into
the net.
Joe McKinley's free kick from
about 40 yards out found the
back of the net early in the sec-
ond half to
break open the
1-1 game, and
Ivanov's 33rd
goal of the
season with
18:30 left iced
it for the
Panthers.
The victory
advances
Nease (23-5-2)
into today's
state semifi-

Lauderdale's
Lockhart
Stadium. A
rs win today
irsch against Naples
Golden Gate
(20-3-1) earns
the Panthers
we got bet- a berth in
their second
on defense, consecutive
I'two years state title
game on
rk with the Thursday.
)n't know if No one
would have
mber the blamed
-rs old run- Kirsch for
parlaying last
offense but year's success
vant them to at Nease into
another head
coaching
position at
either the
a high school
Kirsch or college
ead coach level.
Coaches
who can take
a team to state let alone win
a state title in just one sea-
son are hot commodities.
But Kirsch had good reason
to stay at Nease and build on
what he started. With 17 play-
ers returning from last season,
he knew another state title was
feasible.
"I felt we had the talent. I
told the guys that we could
play 32 games this season, if we
go all the way again," Kirsch
said.


Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Panthers forward Filip Ivanov (14) celebrates his first goal
against Bishop Moore with teammates including A. Jay Nelson
(13) and Chris Beyette last Friday night at Panther Stadium.


Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Nease High's Myles Wright (18) gets a good look at teammate Joe McKinley's goal off a free kick as it sails past Bishop Moore
goalkeeper Pablo Rodriguez last Friday night in the regional final. The Panthers punched their ticket to this week's Class 4A state
final four with a 3-1 victory.


"Before the year began, I had indoor soccer and was a first- that goes wild when it smells The day oerore Fridays
T-shirts made up with a bulls- team all-state sweeper in high blood in the water. regional final, Kirsch said his
eye on the back and under- school and an all-Academic "If there is one thing that is team was "messing around" in
neath it said 'I accept the chal- soccer player at Stetson different from last year, it's that practice and just "kicking the
lenge.' University as recently as 1998. our offense is very potent," said ball around." Instead of being
As the defending state cham- "He's young and energetic Kirsch, who led his high school miffed, Kirsch said he was
pions, Kirsch knew Nease enough to relate to the kids team at Lower Cape May reminded of when he was their
wouldn't fly under the radar and understand what they are Regional in scoring as a senior. age, high in spirit and playing
this season, so he toughened going through," said Gary "Who do you mark? A. Jay purely for the love of the game.
up the schedule with state- McKinley, a former high school [Nelson], Filip [Ivanov] or Joe "They love playing with each
ranked teams and advocated a and college soccer coach and [McKinley]? If you do that, it other and to be able to instill
new year round weight-training the parent of Nease center-mid- leaves a lot of other people that is phenomenal," added
regime. fielder Joe McKinley. open like Max [Lang] and Chris Kirsch, who commutes from
"Teams beat us up, physical- "The role he has played to Beyette." Volusia County each school
ly, last year," Kirsch said. "We this point is as a leader and a Nease graduated its entire day to teach social sciences at
were in the weight room in the teacher on site that the kids defense from last season, Nease and his own brand of
offseason all the time and dur- can go to on a daily basis." including sweeper Kyle sports psychology.
ing the season we try to get in "I bring kind of a blue-collar Ringeisen. But junior sweeper "I've been blessed with the
once a week." mentality," said Kirsch, who Nick Janocko and sophomore ability to motivate young men
When Wood came to Milan, grew up in Cape May, N.J. goalkeeper Fernando Duffoo and get them to understand
he installed a new four-corners "There kids have bought into have surfaced as staunch that it's beyond the individual.
offense and a full-court trap- the system of working hard. I defenders on a team loaded Being a collective unit is what
ping defense. Only a few years told them they had to work with playmakers. we preach.
removed from his playing days harder this year than we did "If anything, we got better "The drive to work takes
at Butler (Ind.) University, last year to get back to state." tactically on defense," said about an hour and 15 minutes,
Wood was a high-intensity During Kirsch's first year, he Kirsch, "and I've had two years but it doesn't bother me. I
coach who was known to suit concentrated solely on now to work with the offense. I don't mind sacrificing an hour
up in practice. defense, and building the don't know if you remember and a half for this."
Kirsch, who installed new attack from back to front. the Houston Oilers old run- Marvin Wood, the famous
offense and defensive strategies This season, he turned the and-shoot offense, but that's "Hoosiers" coach, couldn't
at Nease, played semi-pro offense into a high-scoring unit what I want them to be like." have said it better.


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FISHING




An outstanding week for party boat fishing


rTFhe party boat bottom
fishing was outstanding
again last week. Each trip
aboard the "Mayport Princess"
resulted in coolers and
stringers filled with up with 35
snapper and lots of grouper
weighing up to 23 pounds.
One angler had a scamp
grouper weighing 14pounds.
Mark Timmons weighed up
two big grouper and a snapper
to go with his cooler full of
beeliners. Inez Higgenbotham
cleaned a 16-pound snapper
and her daughter took pictures
of a 10-pound snapper.
Randy Carver came off the
"Princess" with a 16- and a 17-
pound grouper last Friday
afternoon and George Lackey's
catch included a pair of snap-
per, a king and lots of beelin-
ers. '
Anglers on the "King
Neptune" have also been keep-
ing the cleaning table busy.
Dozens of snapper, grouper,
flounder, triggerfish, sea bass
and plenty of beeliners have
been caught on each trip.
Jetty guide Fred Morrow on
his "Little Yvonne" last


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WIMPY SUTTON
FISHING LEADER


Monday with Gary and Sandy
Poletta pulled in seven
sheepshead along the rocks.
They had one that weighed
seven pounds and another
that weighed eight pounds.
On Tuesday, Capt. Fred, with
his guest Cynthia Eicher, put
live fiddlers down near the
same spot and caught 11
sheepshead including a seven
and a nine and a half pounder.
. Capt. Kirk Waltz on his
"Enterprise" last Thursday
with Lyndon Shultz and Mike
Brown, caught six big reds, a
shdepshead and a flounder


fishing near the end of the
south jetties.
Capt. Kevin Faver, fishing
out of St. Augustine with Jay
Reister and his son Hayden,
caught 30 reds last Friday a lit-
tle south of the Bridge of
Lions. Jigs and shrimp were
their most productive bait.
Capt. Buteh Garvin and
John Campbell used small
pieces of fresh dead shrimp off
the tip of the south jetties last
Friday and caught 35 ringtails
weighing up to three pounds.
Earlier in the week, Butch and
Rusty Borthwick iced down 40
good-sized ringtails.
Jacksonville Beach Pier fish-
ing picked up considerably last
week. Lots of whiting and
some good-sized sheepshead
were pulled up from around
the pilings. Doug Akins took
home six bull whiting, James
McCall cleaned 15 big bull
whiting and Scott Jackson and
Scott McBride caught several
sheepshead weighing up to six
pounds.
Larry Finch, Bruce Boyer and
Bobby McMillian used live fid-
dlers at the jetties last
Thursday to catch 45


sheepshead. On a trip to
Titusville last Tuesday and
Wednesday, Larry caught his
limit of pompano each day.
Some weighed up to three
pounds.
Capt. Jerry Moulton, with
Bobby Grubbs and Kevin
Harris, fished from the
"Another Tangle" last Saturday
and had all the action they
could handle. They anchored
near B.R. and using Spanish
sardines for bait, easily caught
their limit of snapper.
Capt. Bear Croft and Jack
Ross on the "Bear" caught six
speedy blackfin tuna weighing
up to 25 pounds.
Willy Ulmer and his friend
Louise made the shad trip
again last weekend and caught
15 not too far from Lake
Monroe in the river. A good
day was made even better
when Louise caught a six-
pound flounder trolling a
spoon just minutes before
they ha decided to leave.
A very unusual catch for
this part of the river, of
course. At the boat ramp they
had to show the flounder
before anyone would believe


Photo submitted
Scott McBride used live fiddlers from the Jacksonville Beach
Pier to catch these sheepshead over the weekend.


them.
Capt. William Goodling,
from his "Venus Baby" with
Sandy Goodling, Mike
Greenstein and Chris Rooney,


last Saturday fished the T.W.
bottom for three grouper, four
snapper, several sea bass and
their limit of beeliners.
Good Fishin'.


SPORTS BRIEF


Fishing
The Jacksonville Offshore
Sport Fishing Club's 8th annual
El Cheapo sheepshead tourna-
ment and fish fry will take
place Saturday, Feb. 23 at the
Mayport public boat ramp.
Entry fee, including captain's
dinner, is $60 per boat prior to
Feb. 15 and $80 thereafter. Entry
fee for the new junior angler


division is $10.
Grand prize is a 16-foot Lowe
Jon boat, 25-hp, 4-stroke
Mercury motor and Loadmaster
trailer valued over $8,000. Cash
and other prizes will be awarded
through 15th place.
For more information, visit
www.jaxfish.com or contact
Frank Joura at (904) 465-4552. or
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The official Gate River Run
entry forms and training sched-
ules are now available for the
31st running of Jacksonville's
signature running event on
Saturday, March 8.
More than 17,000 people
annually take to the streets in
Jacksonville's largest participatory
sporting event which includes
four popular races through some
of the city's most scenic neigh-
borhoods.
Gate River Run is the site of
the USA 15K Championships for
the 15th consecutive year, and
attracts a top field of world class
American runners racing for
more than $65,000 in prize
money. For the fifth year, the
Equalizer Bonus will award
$5,000 to the first male or female
to cross the finish line.
For more information on the
Gate River Run and companion
race day events, visit www.gate-
riverrun.com or phone 731-
1900.


Golf
- The Nease High School Senior
Men's Club charity golf touma-
S ment is scheduled for Monday,
March 31 at Ponte Vedra Inn
and Club's redesigned Lagoon
Course.
Tournament is slated to begin
at 1 p.m. and entry fee is $100
per player. Format is a two-man
captain's choice.
All proceeds go toward assist-
ing families in need of afford-
able housing.
For more information or to
register, phone Dean B,ud Beech
at 686-4075 or 819-8309 or via
e-mail at beechjr@comcast.net.
A Lacrosse
Face Off for a Cause, a col-
lege lacrosse event that benefits
* the Wounded Warrior Project,
will take place Saturday, Feb. 16
at Fletcher High School, 700
Seagate Ave., in Neptune Beach.
The event features two of the
top NCAA lacrosse teams as the
University of Delaware battles
University of Maryland
Baltimore County beginning at
noon. That will be followed by
a women's game featuring
Rollins College and Pfeiffer
University.
Face Off for a Cause was cre-
ated by Nease boys lacrosse
coach Jack Francis to help raise
money for men and women
who have served in the armed
forces and been injured in pro-
tecting America's freedom.
Tickets are $15 and are avail-
able at jaxlaxsports.com.
For more information, visit
woundedwarriorproject.org.
Signings
Six Nease High football play-
ers signed college letters of
intent Wednesday in a ceremo-
ny at the school.
Quarterback Ted Stachitas, "
defensive tackle Ramon Booi
and linebacker Rily Haynes all
committed to Wake Forest.
Offensive lineman Dalton
Faulds committed to East
Carolina; safety Hunter Bates
will go to Northwestern, and
defensive back Graham Bates
inked a scholarship offer from
Arkansas State.
On Monday, Safety Jared
MacNaught, who was named
team MVP during a football
awards banquet last week,
signed his letter of intent to
attend Air Force, meaning a
total of seven Panthers are
inked for Div. I colleges.


Photo submitted
The Stanton Prep boys soccer team made it to last week's regional final before dropping a 1-0 deci-
sion to Gulf Breeze. Several Beaches-area players are on the Blue Devils roster. Front row, from left:
Bobby fleming, Derek Werdenberg, David Keister, Adam Rohrer, Jeff Katz, Branden Langenberg,
Andrew Lloyd. Top row: coach Bob Fleming, Ryan Brust, Will Cobb, Michael Kelly, Kyle Sullivan,
Aaron Conrad, James London, J.P. Turner, Alexi Shishkin, Ryan Shaughnessy, Michael O'Farrell,
Chris Wood, Andrew Heaney, Ryan O'Farrell, Oylan Lynch, Jeff Finn, coach Steve Stone.




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Wednesday, Feb. 13
Avante Grand Opening:
The short-term rehab unit at
Avante of Jacksonville Beach
has been renovated, and a
black-tie event is being held to
celebrate its grand opening.
Hours of the event are 5-9 p.m.
The number to call is 629-
1254.
Community Blood Drive:
The Blood Alliance conducts a
Community Blood Drive from
10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the
University of North Florida.


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Ladies Auxiliary: The
Ladies Auxiliary of Greater
Beaches Veterans of Foreign
Wars Post 3270 meets at 7 p.m.
at 915 8th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach. Members are encour-
aged to bring a guest. For
information, call 249-7366.
Myeloma Support Group:
The recently established sup-
port group for patients diag-
nosed with Multiple Myeloma
meets from 6-8:30 p.m. at the
Courtyard-Marriott at the
Mayo Clinic. A representative


of Banker's Life will address
the group on the various
healthcare insurance issues
affecting seniors and others
with this disease. Patients and
caregivers in attendance will
share experiences and interact
in a meaningful positive way.
Those wishing to attend can
contact Anne or Jack Pacowta
at 904-285-4921 or e-mail
jackl49@pacowta.com. Walk-
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Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville
Beaches meets at 12 p.m. at
Selva Marina Country Club.
Speakers will be Lt. Bobby Deal
and Tiffany Mackey, on the
Police Athletic League. The
cost to non-members is $15.
For information, call club pres-
ident Neil Powell at 343-3571
or visit
www.beacheskiwanis.com.
Republican Club: The regu-
lar monthly meeting, of the
Republican Club of the
Beaches will be held, starting
with a social at 6:30 p.m. and
the meeting at 7 p.m., at the
Beaches Branch Library, 600
Third St., Neptune Beach.
Reserve Cmdr. Jack Capra will
give a presentation on
Guantanamo Bay. For infoma-
tion, call Ed Raube at 246-
7979.
Walk to Cure Diabetes: The
Walk to Cure Diabetes Team
Kick-Off Luncheon will be
held from 12-1:30 p.m. at the
Jacksonville Marriott, 4670
Salisbury Road. RSVP to
WSmith@jdrf.org.
Friday, Feb. 15
UNF Nest Fest: The
University of North Florida
celebrates its annual home-
coming through Feb. 23. Nest
Fest 2008 features numerous
events. The festivities begin
with a men's basketball game
against Jacksonville University
Feb. 15, a Homecoming
Dance/Casino Game Night
Feb. 20 and an Alumni
Recognition Dinner Feb. 22.


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Be Our Valentine: Friends of the Jacksonville
University Library's 37th annual fashion show and
luncheon, "Be Our Valentine," will be held begin-
ning at 12 p.m. at JU's Kinne University Center.
Fashions will be provided by Coldwater Creek.
Friends of the Jacksonville University Library is a
support group founded in 1967. Funds raised are
used for special purchases identified by the library
staff. For information about the luncheon or reser-
vations, call 904-256-7267.
Thursday, Feb. 14
GQ Club: Members of Landrum Middle School's
Gentlemen's Quarterly [GQ] Club, decked out in
tuxedos, pay their annual visit to classrooms at their
school and also to classes at Ocean Palms and Ponte
Vedra-Palm Valley Rawlings, delivering flowers and
candy. GQ Club members also will be visiting Vicar's
Landing in Ponte Vedra Beach.
Telling Stories to Seniors: The Beaches League of
Storytellers brings its tales and talents to the
Neptune Beach Senior Activity Center at 2 p.m. for
the annual Valentines Day Tea & Tales. Home
Helpers are sponsoring the event with shortbread,
Valentine candies and assorted sundries.
Reservations are not required but are appreciated.
Call the Center at 270-1688 for details.
Valentine's Day Concert: The First Coast Wind
Ensemble's Valentine's Day Concert begins at 7:30
p.m. in Terry Concert Hall at Jacksonville University.
The concert is entitled "Heart Songs."


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hosted the Microsoft Across America Mobile Event Experience at 1521 Penman Rd.,
Jacksonville Beach on February 5h. By bringing technology straight to small businesses through
demonstrations and face-to-face interaction, the goal was to help customers make strategic tech-
nology and business decisions. Others partnering with Atlantic Laser and Microsoft are HP, Intel,
CardScan, Avery, Axxess Telecom, Cinotti's Bakery, Citrix, 3M, Samsill, Universal Products, Media
Sciences, Fellowes, Sanford, Pentel, Belkin, Tombow, Fireking and Fradens Produce. Visitors
experimented with programs and technicians were on hand to offer one-on-one advice and
answer questions.
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by Charles J. Kovaleski
CONTRIBUTOR

Economic cycles ebb and
flow. When one area is slump-
ing, it can mean that there's'
opportunity somewhere else.
For example, some financial
markets have deteriorated to the
point where businesses and
households are curtailing
spending
But that pain could be your
gain in the form of a refi-
nanced mortgage.
Signals of recession spurred
the Federal Reserve to cut short-
term interest rates creating a
potential boon for some home-
owners interested in refinanc-
ing their mortgages. Since fall,
mortgage interest rates have
dropped.
Recent Fed cuts made
lenders' phones ring like crazy.
The number of refinancing
applications has spiked 92 per-
cent since November, according
to the Mortgage Bankers
Association.
Anyone who has bought a
home in the last three years
might benefit from refinancing.
Fixed rates for 30-year mort-
gages have been dropping since
the holidays not to all-time
lows. but still to historically
attractive levels.


Pay particular attention if you
have an adjustable rate that's on
the verge of resetting. Now may
be the time to convert it to-a
fixed-rate loan, which may pro-
vide more comfort and peace of
mind during an unsettled eco-
nomic period.
Those carrying two loans, so-
called 80-20 loans or interest-
only loans also stand to benefit,
even if their new rate drops by
as little as one-quarter of a per-
centage point.
Refinancing, though, might
not be for everyone.
If you have a subprime loan,
considered a riskier proposition
for brokers, you may find it dif-
ficult to get a modification. It
costs nothing to ask.
Also, those planning to move
or sell in the next three to four
years may not reap a cost bene-
fit by refinancing, so do the
math calculating closing costs
as well as how long it would
take to break even. For instance,
it might cost $4,000 to refi-
nance a $250,000 mortgage. If
your monthly payments
dropped by $80 with your new
rate, it would take more than
four years to break even.
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m/calc_vml/refi/refi.asp> has a
refinance calculator that helps
you compute whether the trans-


action works in your favor.
Here are some guideposts to
help you on your journey.
Know your current mort-
gage: What are the fees and
penalties and are;any triggered
by paying off the loan early? If
you have an adjustable rate
mortgage (ARM), how often will
it adjust and when will it
adjust? These are some factors
to review when weighing when
a refinance is viable. Consult
your paperwork, lender or
attorney to understand terms.
Check your credit: Review
your credit score and do what
you can get to get your credit
score as high as possible. During
the subprime fiasco of last year,
it was common for institutions
to make loans to people who
had scores in the low 600s.
Those days are gone. Mortgage
brokers report that scores need
to be near 680, maybe even as
high as 720, for a loan to work.
* Shop, shop, shop: Your
options can very from broker to
broker, so get online and see
what's available. Request all
information all costs and fees
- in writing. Ask questions if
you don't understand. When
you've found the rate you want,
ask for a formal lock-in letter.
Charles J. Kovaleski is president
of Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund,
Inc.


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gram that teaches guests how
to play a variety of games.-
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instruction from casino deal-
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outbound trip before gaming
begins. Entitled "Play to
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Oceans' trainers coach gamers
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In addition to the arra'y''of
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public relations * *
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and Regional Restaurant has a new General
Manager, Mark Vandeloo, 31,
Marketing Tool who started working at the
a promotional Jacksonville Beach facility as a
ia bartender. Vandeloo joined
for an Associate the Navy at 18, went to air-
sance Creative craft maintenance school at
te, renaissance- Cecil Field and then traveled
the globe with the
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:e Serving the vate sector in the Middle East.
ry with a cre- He signed four consecutive
ve Housing- contracts with the D.O.D. and
campaign worked in Turkey, Oman,
promotion with Kuwait, Libya, Jordan and
:'s a Great Time Iran. His pre-hospitality plan
aign to spark was to be a flight instructor
tnter negative when he took a part time posi-
press tion at the Casa Marina as bar-
7's work is also tender. The Casa Marina
the form of a Hotel, located at 691 1st St. N.
hemed scrap- in Jacksonville Beach, opened
ed for the in 1924 and is a member of
rida Builder's Historic Hotels of America.
Sales and * *
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c ksonville speakers include Bill Hughes
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director, and Kelly Komatz,
M.D., M.P.H., as the new asso-
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Community PedsCare, a pedi-
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program for children with life-
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LIST YOUR Home on MLS for $275. Sign,
Lock Box, Flyers included. 877-407-3370.
ATLANTIC BEACH, six plex, 3 blocks to
ocean, rental income $4050 monthly. Can
be converted into 2 single family homes or
can purchase one building separately.
$625,000, (904)333-9463.
NC MOUNTAIN homesites from $59,900.
Minutes to Asheville, NC. Enjoy sweeping
mountain vistas, a mile of riverfront, walk-
ing/ fitness trails, and more. Amenities in-
clude gated entrance, lodge & riverside
BBQ. Excellent financing available. Call
for more info or to schedule tour.
(877)890-5253 x3484. www.seeriverhigh-
landsnc.com. Offer void where prohibited
by law.




Two Like New Luxury
Jax Beach Townhomes
3BR/2.5BA, 1856 sfea with gar.
Built 2005, many upgrades. Walk
to beach. 1093 & 1095 S. 7th
Str e&e..Apprai-ed @ S336K ea.
Mirumuni hid _224,500 ea or
Best Reasonable Offer.
Open House Inspection
Sat 2/16 & Sun 2/17 1-5pm.
Will be sold Sun 2/17
To the HIGHEST AND
BEST BIDDER.
Free 24 hr recorded info
800-935-8347 ext 102


MAYPORT- LARGE mobile home lot, city
water; 966 Pioneer Dr., $59,000,
249-0346.
COASTAL GA 1/2 acre+ $89,900. Incredi-
ble community, water & marsh views, year
round temperate weather in the Golden
Isles. Enjoy boating, fishing, walking, fami-
ly/ retirement living. Great financing avail-
able. Call (888)513-9958. Visit www.pen-
insula-goldenisles.com
SIX LOTS ON Jasmine Street, A.B.
Owner financing, trade for house. Also 1
lot on Gladiola St., marsh front, owner fi-
nancing, trade for house. Call for details.
571-4211.
TENNESSEE- AFFORDABLE lake prop-
erties on pristine 34,000 acre Norris Lake.
Over 800 miles of shoreline. Call Lakeside
Realty today! (888)291-5253 or visit
www.lakeside realty-tn.com
FSBO (2) buildable lots centrally located,
South Jax Beach, 50'x115' each. $185K
each or both, $365K. $25K below apprais-
al. (904)221-9198, (912)266-0912.
3/4 ACRE lot on Fort George Rd. near Big
Talbot Island. Below appraisal at
$189,000. 249-0346.
ATLANTIC BCH beautiful 'marsh front lot.
150x125, dock access, very private. Must
see. $295,000. 626-5161.
17 ACRES zoned for horses, Nassau
County- Callahan. $255,000. Independent
Brokers & Associates, Inc. 247-4333 or
710-3111.
INTRACOASTAL LOT North Island in
Marsh Landing @ Ponte Vedra Beach,
FL. Pristine, private, panoramic view, gat-
. ed community 728-8306
VILANO BEACH, 1 acre, multi- single
. family. Oceanview/ access. $725,000. Fi-
nancing available. (904)226-3968.
STUCK IN Florida? Can't sell what you
own? Trade your property for one of our
lakefront homes or lots in the mountains of
North Georgia or Western North Carolina.
Call Darin at Bender Realty (800)311-
1340.
ASHEVILLE, NC, land bargains. Up to
30% below appraisal, www.seeriverhigh-
landsnc.com


GREENVILLE, SC Own a beautiful, new
3BR/2BA home for only 5% down & owner
will finance. Monthly pmts from $695. Call
(888)579-0275.

EXCLUSIVE ATL. BCH POOL HOME.
4BR/3BA builders custom home. 2985sf,
formal office, dining room & master suite,
beautiful landscaping & pool, Ig scr. lanai.
2.5 car gar. Listen to the ocean and walk
to the beach from this quiet cul-de-sac
home in newer ninhhborhnodn Will consid-


FSBO, RARE Beaches Marshfront, Gor-
geous views, 5BR/3.5BA, walk/ bike to
beach, Priced to sell. $879,900. Call
233-8024.
IIMMACULATE REMODELED inside and
out, Jax Bch, 5 1/5 blocks to beach, 4/3,
fenced backyard, 1 1/2 car garage. New
appliances, cabinets, carpet, tile, win-
dows, doors and stucco. Ready for some-
one to give yard loving care. $330,000.
Call 545-4002 for appt.
S. JAX. Bch, Built In 2000, 3/2, tile floors,
plantation shutters, Sunshine Park neigh-
orhood. $374,500. Call 728-2191.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/ 2BA, pool, fireplace,
? car garage, new appliances, $295,000.
Will co-op. (904)249-1890.
BEAUTIFUL DOLPHIN COVE home,
3BR/2BA, 1400+sf, large lot; owner fi-
nancing available, $260,000. (904)686-
0068. www.geocities.com/pvb05


Cozy Beach Cottage
on Shady Lot
2 blocks to ocean in
Old Atlantic Bch.
$329,000 "As Is"
(904) 219-8044


JAX BEACH, 2/2, 1600sf, rent for $1400, PVB- OCEAN Grove, 2BR/2BA, garage,
efficiency 1/1 on back rent $750, 1 block beach access, lake view, 1070sf. FSBO,
to ocean $550,000., 315-6558. will sacrifice for $199,500. 904-221-8458.


SEASONS AT Kensington, 2BR/1.5BA
townhome, end unit, gated community.
$141,900, 994-0016, 434-7219.
LOOKING FOR HOUSE TRADE IN
PONTE VEDRA OR SOUTHSIDEI
What we have: 4706sf., 5BR/4BA; very
private 1.6 acre lot w/ natural lake and
fountain; beautifully finished and profes-
sionally decorated interior; summer kitch-
en; screened lanai w/pavers. Property lo-
cated In Ponte Vedra. Offered at
$1,199,000. MLS# 394990. What we are
looking for: Minimum 3300sf.; 4BR/3.5BA
3 car garage. Looking in Ponte Vedra or
Southside Jax. Price range desired
$550,000 to $650,000. For more informa-
tion please call: (904)382-9896.
PONTE VEDRA, Affordable 3BR/2.5BA
townhome! Community pool, tennis!
$274,9001 Call to see! All South Realty,
241-4141.
3BR/2BA,'OAK Harbour, huge fenced-in
yard, all new inside, 4 blocks from boat
ramp, ample parking for boat, RV. Priced
to sell. $178K. 246-0737.

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.
1927 Mary Street. Will co-op. Call
333-4641.
ISLE OF Palms, JB, 3BR/2BA, 2 car ga-
rage. New: roof, appliances, carpet, paint
tile & A/C. Great location to ihe Beaches
and JTB. $244,000 OBO. 759-2349.
QUEENS HARBOR, $999,900. 4828sf
6BR/5BA, wooded, marsh/ ICW views. For
details: Robert Upchurch (904)238-1808.
The Real Estate Resource.
Jax Bch, 3/2, Ig den, hardwood floors, new
carpet in bedrooms, W/D. Lg comer lot.
Ready to move inl $299,000. 602 11th St.
North, (904)553-2918.
PONTE VEDRA, TPC Sawgrass, Bermu-
da Court, 2BR/2BA. $60K renovation:
granite counter tops, new cabinets, Re-
duced $249,900, 655-5990.


er lease purchase. $699,000. 4% co-op. -* PONTE VEDRA BEACH *
514-1090. Nice 3/2, garage, fenced yard, screened
porch, new roof, hardwood floors. Only
2 LOTS w/view of ICW 1 lot has 2400sf, $199,900. Possible lease purchase. All
single family home currently used as du- closing costs paid. Call June @ 994-3608,
nIe, w/mnther-in-Iw ui tie. Total Remax Advantage.


5BR/3.5BA. Concrete block and frame on
top. 2nd lot possibly separated. $759,900,
(904)543-1150.
ORIGINAL PONTE Vedra, 532 Lake Rd.
Waterfront, rebuilt 2006, over 4000sf.,
5BR/4.5BA, separate inlaw suite.
$1,999,000. ReMax Specialists, Tom Lu-
cas, (904)868-6886.
OCEANFRONT- SMALL cottage motivat-
ed Seller. Will trade for anything that
doesn't eat. Broker/ Owner 535-9915.
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904-476-SOLD
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ACROSS FROM Mayo, 3/2, 1600sf, small
canal, access to IC water, $339,500,
318-3719.
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.
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904-476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
FSBO, NB, 3BR/2BA +office. Lovely
beach home, all white brick. Many up-
dates and amenities, 2254sf.,
MLS#376506. $399,900, 1106 Hagler Dr.
West. 241-6514, 655-7831. Make Offerl


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BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA, Ocean Grove.
Many upgades include: hardwood floors,
tiled patio, water softener. Complex offers
great pool, fitness center, media room and
beach access. Asking $179,000 w/garage
available for $10,000. Call 543-1276 for
an appt.


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BLOCKS TO OCEAN, 3BR/ 2BA, hard-
FSBO JAX Bch. Luxury, 2BR/2BA, wood floors, $1450/mo. Pets ok. 321 9th
1357sf. Fee paid thru June. $339,900. St. N. 534-2120.
241-4544 or 993-3882.
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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.
$125,900- PVB, Ocean Grove, 1BR/1BA,
fireplace, full amenities, beach access. Fi-
nancing available.. 226-3968.
JAX BEACH- the Palms, gated, 2BR/ 2BA
new luxury condo w/ garage. Vaulted ceil-
ings, washer/ dryer, pool & fitness. Only
$168,000, lease/-buy option. (904)472-
4039.
PRICE REDUCED 100K MiraVista in-
vestor liquidation, 2674sf. w/garage on
marina. Value $799K. Sell $699K. Turn
Key Long term lease in place. 40' slip ad-
ditional $159K. (904)463-2845. Only Buy-
ers/ Investors. No Brokers please. Equity
trade considered.
ATLANTIC BEACH- Sevilla, 2BR/2BA, 1st
floor, end unit. Gated Community, approx.
1400sf., hardwood floors, plantation shut-
ters thruout, Newly remodeled kitchen,
covered parking. Sacrifice at $222,000.
(904)881-5214.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1BR/1BA, near
beach, Will co-op. $175,000. Call
(904)246-6758.
CASH BACK AT CLOSING!
Completely renovated 1/1 on lake w/gran-
ite, tile, SS, new carpet, paint. $148,500
includes 1 year prepaid dues, $1500 in
closing costs, $500 gift card to Rooms to
Go. Partially furnished. Maryanne,
(904)537-6161.


REFINANCE NOWI For daily rates, call.
1-877-643-8341 ext. 201.
FED SLASHES RATES
Call McGuire Mortgage 246-9915.


3 COMMERCIAL Lots w/plans & engi-
neering for warehouse/ office. 950 11th
Ave. S. $865K. Call (904)509-0812.
NEPTUNE BCH office bldg 3500sf. For
sale or lease. 993-4011.


NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
em well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
247-1417.
PRONTE 'VEDRA. 2BR/2BA-cendo; E of
A1AI $845/mo. All South Realty, 241-
4141.
NORTH JAX Beach, 1BR $615/mo., 2BR
$715/mo. 1 block to Ocean. Pool. No
pets. (904)249-5368.
HALF BLOCK to beach. 2BR/1BA. 109-
1/2 Florida Blvd. No Pets. $850/mo.
$600/deposit. 535-8358 or 786-5127.
GREAT OCEANVIEW
1BR balcony, ceramic tile floors, WDHO,
walk-In closet, assigned parking, $875/mo.
($900 w/washer+dryer). Ocean View,
160 7th Ave. N. 993-2555.
BeachesApartments.com
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome
2BR/2BA new carpet, fenced back yard,
1158 Songbird Lane, $800/mo, $700 dep.
280-2728 leave message.
1BR APT, 1 block from beach, $750/mo.
water incl. No pets. 607-7425.
JARDIN DE MER- 3BR/2BA condo in Jax
Bch! Garage, washer/ dryer included!
$1100/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
LARGE 3BR/2.5BA townhouse, 1400sf.,
DR, kitchen, 3decks, ocean view, garage,
WDHU, CH&A, blinds, carpet, tile.
$1400/mo. +$1000/dep. NO PETS.
201 Margaret St. Neptune Beach.
(904)241-2624.


NEPTUNE BCH 2BR/1BA, deck, garage,
includes water, $1250/mo, no dogs,
463-0222, 465-2653
HALF BLOCK to beach. 1BR/1BA. 109-
1/2 Florida Blvd. No Pets. $750/mo.
$600/deposit. 535-8358 or 786-5127.
JAX BEACH, 1 block to ocean,
3BR/1.5BA townhome, CH&A, patio &
deck, $1350/mo. +$1000/deposit. 520 So.
2nd St., 280-2728 leave message.


ATLANTIC BCH 3BR/2BA home, next to
Russell Park, 5-1/2 blocks to beach, steps
to tennis courts & skate park, double ga-
rage, security system, large front & back
yard, all tile. 562 Vikings Lane. $1300/mo.
629-2628.
JAX BEACH TOWNHOUSE, 891 6th Ave.
So., lyr. new, 3BR/2.5BA, 1700sf, master
suite w/jacuzzi, balcony, tile first floor,
W/D Included, 2 car garage, fenced yard.
Small dogs considered, $1600/mo. +1/mo
dep. Call 249-6150.
Efficiency, $650/mo. 1BR/1BA, $750/mo.
water Included. Call 241-9822.
ATL BCH, Courtyards, 2/2, ceramic tile,
WDHU, $800/mo. TDO Management.
246-1125.
ARLINGTON, MONUMENT Rd., Hidden
Villas, new, 3/2.5 townhome, $1195/mo.
TDO Management (904)246-1125.
ESPLANADE AT Town Center, 1/1, up-
per, garage parking, $925/mo. TDO Man-
agement. 246-1125.
VERY NICE 3BR 2BA house, Ig gar., new-
ly renovated. Convenient to Wonderwood
Expwy. 3217 Hampsted Ct. $1000/mo.
891-0606.


NEPTUNEUI, LARGE 2BRi, den, dining, liv-
ing room, fenced patio. Walk to beach. No
*pets. CH&A, WDHU. $1250/mo. lyr.
lease. 307-2841.
S. JAX Bch, 1.5 blocks to ocean,
2BR/2.5BA townhouse, all appl., 1300sf,
covered parking. $1100/mo., lyr lease. No
ets, no smokers. (303)588-1090,
taylor@ktminc.com
FANTASTIC OCEAN VIEW
1 BR w/separate study, balcony facing
ocean, wood floors, washer/ dryer.
$950/mo. 2224 Ocean- Drive South
993-2555 BeachesApartments.com
COURTYARDS, 2BR/2BA, WDHU, tile,
large loft, pool. No pets. $825/mo. +dep.
853-6005, 982-4932.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1332 Main St.,
2BR/1.5BA duplex, $700/mo., 891-0606.
JAX BEACH' 2.5 blocks to ocean,
1BR/1BA. $710/mo. 655-5367, 803-3099.
LARGE 3BR/1BA apartment, new CH&A,
laundry, water included. Military discount,
247-7641.
ATLANTIC BEACH TOWNHOME BY
DUTTON ISLAND PRESERVE.
2BR/1.5BA. Spacious 1500sf on cul-de-
sac by nature park. Built 2001. New carpet
upstairs. & tile downstairs. CH&A, W/D.
$975/mo. (904)610-2743.
ATLANTIC BEACH, close to ocean,
2BR/1BA, kitchen equipped; newly remod-
eled, WDHU, CH&A. $950/mo. 241-3077.
NEPTUNE BEACH- 2BR/1BA, just
2 blocks to ocean! .WDHU. $895/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 1
block to ocean. clean. No Pets. $675/mo.
642-1214 and 241-1219.
BEACHES STUDIO Apts., efficiency, 2
blocks from beach, $550/mo +dep.
249-6748.
JAX BEACH, 2.5 blocks to ocean, large
2BR/1BA, CH&A, W/D, deck. $1195/mo.,
655-5367, 803-3099.
OCEANFRONT- 2BR/2BA condo in S.
Jax Bch! Pool, clubhouse & more!
$1350/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR home, fenced
yar,'all a appliances, inc. W/D. Available
3/1.219-2481.
ACROSS FROM OCEAN
103 16th Ave. So., Jax Beach, 2BR/1BA,
lower apartment. No dogs. $995/mo.
NEPTUNE BEACH,
' t'Hopkfhn St., 28R/2BA!: patir home,
fenced. $1195/mo. All deposits equal one-
half rent. Lawn service included. Broker/
Owner 249-8766.
2BR 2BA townhouse w/ den. Energy effi-
cient, LR, DR, kitchen, skylights, deck,
CH/A, WDHU, carpet & tile. $1100/mo.,
$800/dep. No pets. 102 Poinsettia St., Atll
Bch. 241-2624.
ATL BCH, Sylvan Dr., 2/2, lower unit/ du-
plex approx. 1200sf., carpet/ tile.
$1100/mo. TDO Mgmnt. (904)246-1125.
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.
ATLANTIC BCH large 1/1 & 2/1.5 apts.
Near stores and bus, dishwasher, pool,
$600/mo & up. A nice place to live
No pets, 246-8537.
ATLANTIC BEACH- Oceanside,
2BR/2BA condo w/club pool, just steps to
beach! $1100/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.
DOWNTOWN JACKSONVILLE, small effi-
ciency apt. Furnished, near Shands & Jax.
$425/mo., 1yr. lease. 307-2841.
ATL. BCH Townhome, 2BR/2BA, fire-
place, jacuzzi, fenced in side and back
yard, 1450sqft., 4.5 blocks to beach, 3
blocks to Town Center. 184 Poinsettia St.
629-2628.
JAX BEACH, super clean 2BR/1BA,
CH&A, ceiling fans, dishwasher;
$775/mo. +deposit. No pets. Available
now. 614 4th St. No., 254-7644.
OCEANFRONT RENTAL- Neptune Bch,
2BR/1BA, W/D, private beach access,
750sf. $1400/mo. includes utilities. No
pets. (904)487-4536.
TWO BR in Mayport area. Newly remod-
eled. All appliances incl. 904-334-5421.


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ATLANTIC BEACH DUPLEX BY DUT-
TON ISLAND PRESERVE. 3BR/2BA.
Spacious, 1500sf. Built 2003, New carpet
& tile. CH&A, W/D. Easy bike to beach, 95
Dudley St., $950/mo. (904)610-2743.
NEPTUNE. BCH. 2150 Florida Blvd.
2BR/1.5BA, renovated 2005, WDHU,
fenced back yard, credit check, No Cats/
Non-smoking. $800/mo. (904)221-5833.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1st Ave. South,
1 BR/1BA $650/mo., Credit Check
(904)891-0606.
NEP BCH, 1BR/1BA garage apt. CH/A,
Pine paneling, W/D, water furnished.
$700/mo, $700/dep. (863)638-4495,
(904)751-5191.
ATLANTIC BEACH Duplex. 1BR w/ga-
rage, across from beach. $890/mo. in-
cludes lawn service. 904-910-1108,
(919)358-0244.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA apt, WDHU,
7th Street North, $1.100/mo. +deposit.
716-0579.
NEAR PONTE Vedra, 1 block beach, qui-
et, safe area, lower 2/1, CH&A, W/D in-
cluded. $895/mo. Lease, deposit, refer-
ence. Small pet OK. 993-1118.
NEPTUNE BCH, 233 Magnolia, 2/1, car-
pet/ tile, garage, $950/mo. TDO Manage-
ment. 246-1125.


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ATL BCH, Lovely 3/2 on beautiful corner
lot, lots of trees, approx. 2300sf.,
screened pool, tile flooring, carpet, 2car
garage. $2100/mo. TDO Mgmnt.
(904)246-1125.
NEPTUNE BCH, 1003 3rd St., 2/1, carpet,
W/D, $850/mo. TDO Management
(904)246-1125.
2/2 TOWNHOUSE in Mayport Landing.
Tiled floors, fresh paint,WDHU, fenced
backyard. Pets OK on approval/ deposit.
$750/mo. +$500/sec dep. (904)246-6592.
2 BLOCKS to beach, Jax Beach,
2BR/1BA. $1000/mo. 210 7th Ave. S.
S241-0600.


S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-RENT, 733-3730.
NB DUPLEX, 2BR/ 1.5BA w/ WDHU, Ig
shed. No pets. $800/mo. 781-7774.
NEPTUNE, WALK to beach, lower duplex,
2BR, country kitchen, deck, WDHU, water
included. Non-smoker, No pets. $950/mo.
1yr. lease. 223-5211. ,
SUMMER HOUSE, 1BR Bungalow, fire-
place, ceramic tile/ carpet. $1050/mo.
TDO Management (904)246-1125.


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of a Deal For You!


.2BR/2BA, GROUND floor, end unit w/ga-
rage, close to pool, plenty of storage. In
The Palms @ Marsh Landing, $995/mo,
Jamieson, (904)234-0115.
JAX BEACH-. The Palms, gated,
2 BR/ 2 BA new luxury condo. Vaulted
ceilings, washer / dryer, pool & fitness.
Only $1000/ mo. (904) 472-4039.
ATLANTIC BEACH, steps to ocean, beau-
tifully renovated 2BR/2BA. $1200/mo. ,
1yr. lease. 887-5005.
FREE RENT first month, 2BR/2BA, Jax
Beach, all appliances, $1000/mo.,
(904)422-2529.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, 2BR/2BA, 1st
floor, gated community, Summerhouse, off
A1A West. Appliances, W/D, five star
amenities. Fitness center (24/7), heated
pool, pub, theater, tennis. Avail now
$1100/mo. (904)349-3434.
PONTE VEDRA, East of AlA. Short walk
to ocean. Just remodeled, 2/2, 1100sf.
Garage & fireplace. Granite kitchen and
bathrooms. Large tile living areas. Fresh
lively paint. Stunning 5" baseboards, new
carpet, new sinks, new oil rubbed bronze.
light & plumbing fixtures. All appliances in-
cluded. Oversized rooms. Plenty of side-
walks; and slow streets for strolling. Low
utility cost with new insulation, windows
and doors. $945/mo. Call (904)881-0895
for appt.
SUMMERHOUSE/ PVB, 1/1, $895/mo.
Includes full amenities, great location,
318-6665.
PVB, 2BR/2BA, beautifully decorated with
wood floors and tile. $1100/mo. 868-6886.
JAX BEACH, newer 3/2, garage, fireplace,
1500sf, $1295/mo., will consider lease op-
tion, 463-7343.
OCEANFRONT, FURNISHED, Vista-
delMar. lovely condo, sleeps 4, pool, Call
(904)737-2829
THE PALMS, 1BR/1BA, gated, 2nd floor,
,W/D, pool, fitness. $825/mo.
(904)610-3608.
THE GRANDE Reserve, 2BR/2BA,
1200+sf. W/D, garage, all amenities.
$1099/mo. 220-6603.
$200 OFF 1st month rent. Luxurious
1BR/1BA, Bartram Park. ONLY $825/mo.
916-300-3039.
2 BLOCKS to ocean 2/2, tile, hardwood
floors. Consider lease option,
Owner/Agent, 463-7343.
PVB BELLEZA, 2/2, 2nd floor (top), vault-
ed ceilings, W/D, all amenities $1150/mo.
(904)629-0046.
PVB, 2BR/1.5BA TH Very clean & nice.
$895/mo. Avail now. (904)333-3844.
OCEAN FRONT furnished 2/2, pool con-
sider lease option, 6 month plus.
463-7343.


JAX BEACH, 2/2, sun room, office, PONI'E VEDRA, 3BR/2BA, icar garage, PALMS AT Marsh Landing, 1BR/1 BA, gor-
1600sqft., one block to beech, $1350/mo. piate, years lease. $20m 94-5498- osrotpves*o h as-
315-6558. 'pi.$15/o29- eosrotpvesoftemsh
GREFAT 3BR/2BA iax Beac~h nool & fire- ~875/mo. 993-4011.


ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA, 1600sf.,
Mexican tile downstairs with 9ft. ceilings,
garage, WDHU, large fenced back yard.
Easy access to beach, Navy base & Han-
na park. First month rent +deposit,
$1150/mo. Avail. March 1st. 550 Dutton
Island Rd. 610-4556.

PONTE VEDRA, LAtrium, 2BR/2BA, fire-
place, 2 car garage, fenced yard, lawn
service. Unfurnished, year lease.,
$1onn/mn 649-2317


place, 1007 20th St. No., $1400/mo. ,
993-7328.
AB, 3BR/2BA, 1 car garage, new A/C
fenced in backyard,, pet friendly,
$1250/mo. 635-1344.

ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1BA, CH&A,
painted, carpeted, WDHU, fenced yard.
246-0576,


.-P............-.. ATLANTIC BCH 3/2 CH&A, utility room,
S JAX Beach, great beach location, good fenced in front & back yard. 2571' Montreal
li ving spaces 3BR/2BA, $1550/mo. St. $1000/mo. 1-888-259-0783.
(904910-1108, (919)358-0244. ,, JAX B h. 3BR/2BA 6 blks, from ocean.


4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. 1BR/1BA, all tile.
$699/mo.+ deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave.
South. 534-2120.
NEPTUNE BEACH. 3 blocks to ocean,
newly remodeled, 3BR/1BA, washer/dryer
plus lawn service. $1300/mo.+ deposit.
270-0499.
JAX BEACH 3BR/1.5BA, approx 2000sf,
double carport, fenced in back yard,
8 blocks to ocean. 834 16th Ave N.
$1300/fmo +$1000 security deposit.
874-2525.
NEP BCH, walk to beach from this charm-
ing 3/2 w/ fenced yard & garage.
$1400/mo. 280-5142.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 477 Helmsman;
'3BR/2BA, garage, fenced back yard, pool,
$1500/mo., 710-7665.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 4/2, large corner lot,
remodeled inside, 4 blocks to beach,
close to Jarboe Park. No pets.
$1590/mo., 662-6522.
SOUTH JAX Beach. 3BR/1.5BA, 6 blocks
to ocean. $1200/mo. 710-5200.

NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/1BA, starting at
$700/mo., (904)291-7229.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2 blocks to ocean,
2BR/1BA, newly remodeled, carport, party
deck, $975/mo. No smokers. (865)789-
9967.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1365 Seminole Rd.,
3BR/2BA, CH&A, garage, $1300/mo. 1yr.
lease. (843)224-8783.
INTRACOASTAL WEST, 3BR/2BA w/ga-
rage! Community pool, tennis & more!
Convenient to schools, shopping & beach!
$1150/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
ELEGANT JAX BCH, 4BR/3.5BA, 2200sf.,
2 car garage, "1 block from ocean,
$1850/mo. Call (904)993-8823
OLD PONTE VEDRA, East of A1A.
3BR/2BA, just blocks from beach, fenced
yard, 2car garage, stone flooring, fire-
place, covered porch. Open floor plan in
great neighborhood. $2200/mo. includes
lawn service. Call 838-8367.
ATLANTIC BEACH
2BR townhome, $850/mo.
Duplex, 3BR/ 2BA, $895/mo.
3BR/ 2BA house $995/mo.
3BR/ 2BA home, $1050/mo.
.PONTE VEDRA
Dolphin Cove- 4/2, $1050/mo.
ICW
Forest Creek Condos
2/2 condo, $895/mo.
2/2 condo, $950/mo.
3/2, Villas at Cross Creek, $1095/mo.
3/2 home, San Pablo Creek, $1195/mo.
3/2 home, Greenfield Lakes, $1200/mo.
3/2 home, Harbor Springs, $1195/mo.
Avail. 2/15/08.
4/2 home, Sutton Lakes, $1225/mo.
Avail. 3/20/08.
3/2 home, Grogan's Bluff, $1295/mo.
Avail. 2/15/08.
3/2 Wolf Creek condo, $1350/mo.
4/2 house, Windsor Chase, $1395/mo.
4/2 house, Sutton Lakes, $1350/mo.
4/2 house, Ashley Woods, $1475/mo.
5/4 home, Queens Harbor, $2995/mo.
ARLINGTON/ FORT CAROLINE
3/2 condo, Merrill Pines, $850/mo.
2/2 townhouse, Shadow Wood, $895/mo.
2/2 townhouse, Raymur Villa, $925/mo.
2/2.5 townhouse, Fort Caroline Lakes,
$950/mo.
2/2.5 townhouse, Kendall Point,
$1100/mo. Avail. 3/1/08
3/2 townhome, Derringer, $1150/mo.
3/2 house, River Woods at St. Johns
Landing, $1150/mo.
3/2 house, Ridgemoore, $1250/mo.
2BR/ 2BA house, $1300/mo.
3/2 w/ bonus room, Monument Lakes,
$1275/mo.
2/2 house, Ashley Green, $1300/mo.
SOUTHSIDE/ BAYMEADOWS
1/1 condo, Esplanade at Town Center,
$895/mo. Avail. 4/10/08
1/1 condo, Maribella, $975/mo.
3/2, Saints Crossing, 1 car gar., $1317sf,
$995/mo.
2/2 condo, Sonoma Southside, $950/mo.
3/2.5 house, Clifton Village, $1100/mo.
4/2.5 home, Ironwood, $1875/mo.
ST. NICHOLAS
2/2 condo, Carlton at Oak Landing,
$795/mo.
JULINGTON CREEK/ SWITZERLAND
5/3.5, Ivy Lakes at Cunningham Creek
Plantation, $2400/mo.
NORTHSIDE, EAST OF 1-95
3/2 house, Daybreak Woods, $1050/mo.
3/2, Victoria Lakes, $1095/mo.
Avail. 2/10/08.
4/2, Lindsey's Crossing, $1150/mo.
4/2 home, Eagles Hammock, $1195/mo.
4/2 home, Eagles Hammock, $1300/mo.
4/2 house, Eagles Hammock, $1395/mo.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.
www.homefinderrealty.net


no pets. Avail. Mar 1st. $1200/mo.
(904)537-2830.
3BR/2BA, 1300SF, fenced yard, CH&A,
WDHU, fireplace, garage, wood floors,
new carpet, playset in backyard, pets ok
with dep. 1 year lease, avail, in March.
$1300/mo. '1045 23rd Street N. JB.
(904)339-2066.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA, CH&A,
$800/mo., $800 deposit, 816. Cayvallq,.q
(904)291-7229. ` '
4 BLOCKS from beach, 2BR/2BA, sun-
room, big kitchen, WDHU, W/D option,
shaded fenced yard. Excellent condition.
$1175/mo. 1 year preferred. No pets. Jax
Beach. (904)502-5910.
JAX BEACH, 6 year old 3BR/2BA; granite
countertops, SS appliances; immaculate
condition. $1750/mo. 607-9078.
3BR/2.5BA, 2 story, split bedrooms, ga-
rage, Girven area. $1250/mo. 626-3780. '
N. JAX Beach, new, tri-level, 3BR/3.5BA
w/garage, 1/2 block to ocean, W/D. Fur-
nished $2100/mo., Unfurnished
$1900/mo. No pets: 268-7095.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, completely reno-
vated; walk to beach; hardwood floors,
fenced back yard. Available furnished if
needed. $1700/mo., (904)338-4679.

JAX BCH, 3/1, 2.5 car gar., fenced yard,
$1200/mo. 836 9th Ave. N. 318-0044.
PONTE VEDRA, TPC Sawgrass, Bermu-
da Court, 2BR/2BA. Completely renovat-
ed, $1175/mo., 655-5990.
EAST OF 1st St., 111 Palm Place, Nep-
tune Beach, 2BR/IBA, office ,2 car ga-
rage, dishwasher, WDHU, ocean views.
$1500/mo. 382-8259.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
fenced yard, $1200/mo. 820 11th Ave. S.
Dimension One Mgt., 635-2488,
642- 1759.
3BR/2BA, large fenced yard in beautiful
Seabreeze, 17 Oaks Drive. $1300/mo.
247-5334
ISLE OF'Palms, JB, 3/2, 2 car garage
$1395/mo.+ dep. (negotiable). 759-2349.
MAYPORT FISHING Village, 3BR/2BA,
fenced yard, $1050/mo. Call 22140612.
MARSH LANDING CC, 4BR/ 2.5BA
home. 3 car gar., totally renovated, granite
in kitchen & baths. Unfurnished, long term
$2495/ mo. Also avail, furnished, short
term. 537-4083.


NEW 1700SF. warehouse or offices
w/CH&A, large bay door. 1 walk-In door.
$1500/mo. Across from Adventure Land-
ing. 343-1919, 249-3214.
RETAIL/ OFFICE space for lease. May-
port Road. (904) 514-1090.
OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE/ Retail Space for
lease, 2 locations, Mayport Rd. and Noca-
tee. Free rent. 514-1090. '
FOR RENT or Lease: Hottest corner on
A1A in North Jax Beach. For more info
call 226-4336.


FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.


MINI DACHSHUND Pups! Black/ tan.
8wks. old! Registered. $500. Call me any-
timel (912)614-5006.
LABRADOR RETRIEVER Puppies, male
and female, all colors, adorable family pet,
lots of fun, companion and protection. Will
deliver. AKC, Health certs. $550,
(386)209-1809.
MINATURE RAT Terrier puppy, female
$250. 866-6937.


HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats & BL 2/13/08
dogs. 246-3600.


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for more details or visit: www.florlda-clas-
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IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.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.


JAX BEACH, 2272 S. 2nd St. 2BR/2.5BA,
tri-level, 1 car garage, WDHU, 1.5 blocks
to ocean. Available Feb 2008, $1175/mo.
Call, 249-6585.
DIRECT OCEAN Front, 2/2, fully furnish-
ed, Pelican Pt. condo, pool, tennis courts,
indoor parking. Updated kitchen, tile floor,
mirror wall. 3-6 mo. lease $1600/mo.
12 mo. $1500/mo. References required.
(904)223-1335.
OCEAN FRONT Condo, Jax Beach, 1/1,
W/D, quiet beautiful pool, $1350/mo,
249-6166.
3/2 MARSH LANDING, 2nd floor, W/D,
fireplace, pool, fitness, 612-9172, 612-
9682..
THE PALMS, Jax Bch, 1BR/1BA, full
amenities, gated community, tile, open
floor plan. $875/mo. 651-2603.


(2) MOBILE HOMES private lots,
2BR/2BA, 2BR/1.5BA, CH&A, WDHU, qui-
et neighborhoods, ,Hanna Park area
$625/mro. 273-0857 .


OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos From $700 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
OCEANFRONT Atlantic Beach, furnished
4 BR condo, rent long or short term, (904)
537-4083.
WATERFRONT HOME, 3BR/2BA, avail.
Feb, Mar., Apr. Walk to beach & golf
course in Sawgrass Country Club.
$2000/mo. (904)543-7700, (904)625-
6868.
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, poot, 463-7343.


NON-SMOKING ROOMMATE sought to
share house in The Courtyards, near May-
port Naval Station. $400/mo. +1/2 utilities.
249-4367 (nights), 899-9293 (days).
3 BR Townhouse to share, $425/mo. + 1/3
utilities, 3 blocks to beach, 708-7755.
COMPLETELY FURNISHED, private,
clean, respectful environment. Flexible
terms. 'Call 333-2624.
Hickory Creek area, w/private bathroom,
$550/mo +$225/dep Includes utilities, ca-
ble, W/D, free internet. Jimmy 838-1635,
June 568-6245.
ROOMMATE- 2BR/2BA condo in Belleza.
$500/mo, amenities & utilities included.
Call 543-1485-.
ROOMMATE WANTED to share home In
Hickory Creek area, $550/mo. (+$225/dep
required.) Includes util & washer/dryer.
838-1635 or 568-6245.


PONTE VEDRA 4BR/2BA, in-ground ATLANTIC BEACH or PVB, $650/mo. in-
swimming pool, $1400/mo. + deposit. cludes utilities. Call June, 994-3608.
No pets. 571-3261.


BEAUTIFUL, ATLANTIC Bch, 5BR/3.5BA
fireplace, located 2 blocks from ocean
w/beach access, pool/ pool house, fenced
yard, Avail. immed.. $2750/mo. (furnished/
unfurnished) includes lawn & pool service.
(904)568-1663.
BEAUTIFUL TOWNHOUSE in PVB,
2BR/2.5BA, completely remodeled, new
appliances, beautiful lake view, screened
in patio deck, 5 10 minutes from beach-
es. www.geocities.com/pvb05/page2.html
$1200/mo (904)686-0068.
S. JAX Beach- Beatiful, modern,
3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, private fenced
yard, wood/]tile floors, 1650sf. +300sf. en-
closed sunroom. Pets OK $1500/mo.
(904)813-9651.
ATLANTIC BEACH
House w/ fenced yard, 2BR/ 1BA,
screened porch, eat-in kitchen, livingroom,
diningroom. Short term considered.
$1350/mo. 607-2794.
ATLANTIC BCH/ Mayport, 3BR, near ele-
mentary & beach. New appliances, re-
done, W/D, fenced yard, carport,
$995/mo, 233-1346.
ATLANTIC BCH- Selva Linkside, 1578
Linkside Dr., 3/2, all appl. incl. W/D, Ig
yard. $1500/mo. Call (267)294-8243 or
(904)422-0261.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse. 363
Aquatic Dr. 3BR/2BA, $1100/mo. plus de-
posit. 982-0416.



OCEANFRONT CONDO, 2BR/2BA at Las
Brisas, 601-South 1st Street. Furnished/
Unfurnished. Available Immediately. Call
465-4101.
OCEANFRONT CONDO Jax Beach. 1/1
1000sf totally remodeled & absolutely
new. Oceanviews from all rooms. New
granite & cabinets In kitchen & bath. New
tile, paint, windows & appliances,. Walk-in
custom closet with built-ins. Covered park-
Ing. Water included, $1295/mo. Low utilit-
les (904)881-0895.


PVB HOUSE to share; furnished or unfur-
nished. $400/mo +1/3 electric. No pets.
273-8633.


3/2 HOUSE, Ponte Vedra, furnished/ un-
furnished. Call 885-7556. ,
CLEAN, PENMAN Rd. $125/wk., $75/dep.
Call 422-2984.
PONTE VEDRA Beach. room w/private
bath. $550/mo. Includes everything. No
pets. (904)415-6277.
JAX BEACH, clean, complete cable; kitch-
en privileges, 241-3377.



PROFESSIONAL OFFICE space w/recep-
tion area on Beach Blvd. $375/mo, in-
cludes utilities, janitorial, high speed inter-
net, 465-2505.
JAX BEACH, 711 S. 3rd Street. Single
room offices, $375 & $415/mo. TDO Man-
agement, 246-1125.
OFFICE SPACE, retail setting, turn-key,
Beach Plaza City Center. 242-9000 x222.
12X12 ROOM inside office building. Fur-
nished or unfurnished. 2320 3rd St., Ste
11, Jax Bch. $500/mo. The Beaches Real-
ty Group 249-2299.


JAX BEACH office space w/kitchen for The full text of the above ordinance is
rent. 10000sf. IMMEDIATE OCCUPANY. available for public inspection In the office
904-608-6426. of the City Clerk.


EAST ARLINGTON- various sizes w/large
windows. Easy access to Downtown,
Beachs & 9A. Includes electric, janitorial,
conference room. Long lease not required.
Call (904)642-8600.
OFFICE SPACE TO SHARE! Atlantic
Beach, $450/mo. including utilities. Call
333-9463 for details
JAX BEACH OFFICE SPACE
Prime class-A space for lease. On Isabella
Blvd. Walk to Starbucks in S. Jax Beach.
1230sf. Below market rate. 5% Broker
Commission. 910-2256.


All persons Interested are notified to be
present at the time and place listed above
and they shall be heard. If any person de-
cides to appeal any decision at any meet-
ing or hearing, he will need a record of the
proceedings, and for such purpose he
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
shall include the testimony and evidence
upon which appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special


accommodation to participate in these
proceedings should contact the Cit
Clerk's office at 247-5809, or at City Hal,
800 Seminole Road.
BL 2/13/08
City of Jacksonville Beach

NOTICE
If a person decides to appeal any decision
by the Planning Commission with respect
to any matter considered at any meeting,
such person may need a record of the
proceedings, and, for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
The public is encouraged to speak on is-
sues on this Agenda that concern them.
Anyone who wishes to speak should sub-
mit the request to the recording secretary
prior to the beginning of the meeting.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statutes, persons with disabilities
needing special accommodation to partici-
pate in this meeting should contact the
Planning and Development Department
no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day preced-
ing the meeting.


PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
Notice is hereby given that the Planning
and Development Review Board, acting
as the Local Planning Agency, for the City
of Neptune Beach will hold a monthly
meeting and Public Participation Hearing
on Tuesday February 19, 2008 at
6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 116
First Street, Neptune Beach, Florida. The
following item is the on the agenda:
An Ordinance Of The City Of Neptune
Beach, Florida Amending The 2010 Com-
prehensive Land Use Plan And The Fu-
ture Land Use Map As Adopted By Ordi-
nance 90-6-9, As Amended Said Ordi-
nance Adopting Evaluation And Appraisal
Report (Ear) Based Amendments To
Goals, Objectives and Policies; The Fu-
ture Land Use Element; Traffic Circulation
Element; Housing Element; Sanitary Sew-
er, Potable Water, Drainage, Solid Waste,
And Natural Groundwater Aquifer Re-
charge Element; Coastal/Conservation El-
ement; Recreation And Open Space Ele-
ment; Intergovernmental Coordination Ele-
ment; Capital Improvements Element; Es-
tablishing The Future Land Use Map Pro-
viding For Intent; Authority; Findings Of
Consistency; Findings Of Fact; Severabili-
ty; Recordation And An Effective Date.
The document will be available for inspec-
tion at City Hall 116 First Street, Neptune
Beach. Please contact the Community De-
velopment Director, if you have any ques-
tions or comments at 904-270-2400 ext.
34. All interested parties may appear at
this meeting and be heard with respect to
the proposed plan amendment.
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting or
hearing the person will need a record of
the proceedings and for such purpose
may need to ensure that-a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.

In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to participate
in this meeting should contact the City
Clerk's Office no later than 5:00 pm the
day of the meeting.
BL 2/13/08


The Board of Adjustment for the City of
,Jadksonvlle Beach Fiordaa ,li mepel
,and hold a puoihC hsarnq .-.nr Tuesday.
March 4, 2008. 1I 7:00 p.m. in the Coun-
cil Chambers, located at 11 North 3rd
Street, Jacksonville Beach to consider the
following variance application:
BOA 08-100016 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-337 (e)(1) c.3, for a rear yard of
15 feet in lieu of 30 feet required to al-
low for a new single family dwelling, for
property located at 3154 Horn Court,
more specifically, Lot 12, Block 13,
Jacksonville Beach Heights.

BOA 08-100018 City, of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-337 (e)(1) e, for 45% lot cover-
age In lieu of 35% maximum to allow
for improvements to a single family
dwelling, for. property located at 38
Millie Drive more specifically, Lot 18,
Block 3, Hannah Terrace.
A copy of the above referenced appli-
cation(s) is available for review in the
office of the Planning and Development
r Department, 11'North 3rd Street, during
normal business hours (M-F, 8am-
5pm).
r Board of Adjustment
City of Jacksonville Beach
NOTICE
If a person decides to appeal any decision
by the Board of Adjustment with respect to
any matter considered at any meeting,
such person may need a record of the
proceedings, and, for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
The public is encouraged to speak on is-
sues on this Agenda that concern them.
Anyone who wishes to speak should sub-
mit the request tq the recording secretary
prior to the beginning of the meeting.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statutes, persons with disabilities
needing special accommodation to partici-
pate in this meeting should contact the
Planning and Development Department
no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day preced-
ing the meeting.
BL 2/13/08


The Planning Commission for the City
of Jacksohville Beach, Florida will meet
and hold a. public hearing on Monday,
February 25, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council
Chambers, located at 11 North 3rd Street,
Jacksonville Beach to consider the follow-
ing applications:

PC #02-08 Planned Unit Development:
PUD zoning amendment, to amend the
PUD ordinance (Ord. No. 2003-7866), for
the South Beach Village subdivision, lo-
cated at the southeast corner of St. Au-
gustine Boulevard and A-1-A, in order to
allow homeowners to apply for certain set-
back and lot coverage variances.
PC #03-08 Planned Unit Development:
PUD zoning amendment, to amend the
PUD ordinance (Ord. No. 99-7765) gov-
erning the portion of Osceola Professional
Center located on the west side of Isabella
Boulevard, south of Osceola Avenue
(2560 Isabella Boulevard). The applicant
is requesting to add "physical fitness facili-
ties" to the list of permitted uses within the
PUD.
PC #04-08 Conditional Use approval for
existing outdoor restaurant seating (trans-
fer of ownership) In a Commercial: C-1
zoning district, pursuant to Section 34-342
(d) 19 of the Jacksonville Beach Land De-
velopment Code. The property is located
at 120 South 3rd Street (Beachside Sea-
food).
The above referenced applications are
available for review in the office of the
Planning and Development Department,
City Hall, 11 North 3rd Street, during nor-
mal business hours (M-F, 8am-5pm).
Planning Commission


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CUSTOMER Service'w/copier & computer
experience needed for growing print shop
at the beach. Call (904)329-0536.
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person at 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, send an email to:
personnel@jaxbchfl.net, or visit our
website: www.cojb.jobs Drug free work
environment, EOE, VP.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
DRIVERS; LOVE your job! Bonus & paid
orientation, 36-43 cpm. Earn over $1000
weekly. Excellent benefits. Class A and 3
mos recent OTR required (800)635-8669.
OFFICE MANAGER/ Bookkeeper needed
for printing company at the beach. Fax re-
sume to 241-7349.
MA/ FRONT Desk positions available at
busy pediatric office at the beach. Fax re-
sume to: 642-2344.

*BEACH DRIVERS*
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.

HOMEMAKER/ COMPANIONS
Needed for home health & area hospitals.
$8/hr. To apply visit our website @
www.nfhsonline.com or apply in person,.
North Florida Health Services, 710 3rd St.
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply In person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
LILIANA'S HAIR Studio located in the
heart of Jacksonville Beach is in need of a
part-time receptionist, full-time stylist, and
an Esthetician. All applicants must apply
in person, 242-2424.
EXPERIENCED HAIR Dresser needed for
upscale Ponte Vedra Salon. Booth rental
or commission. Please call 280-4247 or
994-7408.
PHYSICIAN HOSPITALIST
Internal Medicine
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
Jacksonville, Florida
Please apply online at:
e-baptisthealth.com/Physician_Opp
BAPTIST HEALTH
EOE


MAINTENANCE MAN FOR OCEAN-
FRONT HIGH-RISE CONDOMINIUM.
Full-time position available to right person
at our oceanfront condominium. General
maintenance work Including cleaning,
painting, pool cleaning, overseeing con-
tractors, and other reasonable duties as-
sociated with condominium upkeep. Non-
smoker, good personality skills a must.
Above average pay, good working condi-
tions. Send resume to: Maintenance Posi-
tion, P.O. Box 49245, Jacksonville Beach,
FL 32250.
OUR TOP regional driver made $68,975
in 20071 How much did you earn? $.45 per
mile? Make more in 20081 Home most
weekends Heartland Express (800)441-
4953. www.heartlandexpress,com.


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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.
ATTEND COLLEGE online from home.
Medical, business, paralegal, computers,
criminal justice. Job placement assis-
tance. Financial aid and computer provid-
ed if qualified. (866)858-2.121
www.onlineTidewaterTech.com
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
GET CRANE trained! Crane/ heavy equip
training national certification. Placement
assistance. Financial assistance. Georgia
School of Construction. www.Heavy5.com
Use code 'FLCNH" or call (866)218-2763.
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.



LPNS/RNS
Needed for Home Health arid Hospice
Shifts: starting at $19/hr. Apply with North
Florida Health Services, at
www.NFHSonline.com or call us at
(904)241-1656.
FRONT COUNTER help, no exp. necc.
First Coast Laundry & Cleaners,
246-2790.
LICENSED MASSAGE Therapist needed.
Must have experience, be enthusiastic,
dependable, and consistent. Call
645-7559 for appointment.

NOTICE TO READERS
HELP WANTED classifications in this
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current job openings. No fees may be
charged to the prospective employee. Ads
for self-employment or business opportu-
nities appear under the Business Opportu-
nities category. Ads which may requrequire
payment of fees for employment informa- -
tion, guidance or training may appear un-
der Jot 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.
SMALL BUSY Ponte Vedra Beach interior
design firm seeking energetic individual
P/T to assist in a variety of office tasks.
Computer knowledge and office exp. All
day fri + 16 hrs Mon- Thurday, flexible.
Fax resume to 280-0030.
PART-TIME HANDYMAN needed for child 2
care facility. Beaches Acadamy, 1725
Penman Rd., 246-3885.
ALMOST FAMILY HOME COMPANIONS
is looking for caring, compassionate, relia-
ble Home Health Aides to care for our val-
ued clients in theJacksonville and St. Au-
gustine areas. Flexible scheduling and
weekly pay!! Please Contact Michelle
Dabney to schedule an interview. Office:
(904)346-3028. Fax: (904)332-1056. EOE
RDH
PROGRESSIVE Dental Team looking for
experienced, outgoing, RDH for Mon.,
Tues. & Wed. We are about providing our
finest and best dentistry. If this sounds
good to you, call 904-273-9999 or after
hours 904-824-0842.
PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER, afternoons, 3-
6pm for church pre-school; dependable,
some experience required. 246-2891 for
interview.


RECEPTIONIST- SECRETARY. Need an
organized individual who is very'dependa-
ble and detail oriented to answer tele-
phones and greet clients. Other duties will
.include mail, filing, faxing, etc. Benefits
are available. Please fax resume to: 904-
285-9428 or e-mail'to: dquinn@questco-
minc.com.
CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANT n4edeo
ixperi,,n.:e required Mu_ i be enlrnuJ3sic,
dependable and consistent. Call 645-7559
for appointment.
EXPERIENCED VET Tech for busy Ani-
mal Hospital. Apply within 28 Corona Rd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach.
CLERICAL POSITION available. Typing,
dictation, A/R, Quickbooks, Excel, com-
puter skills. College degree or teaching
background a plus. Resume to:
conut@bellsouth.net. Consolidated Utili-
tes fax (904)249-2277.









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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/
CUSTOMER SERVICE
Fast paced office needs customer-focused
Administrative Assistant for multi- line
phones with excellent phone and relation-
ship skills. Responsibilities include internet
travel scheduling, bookkeeping (AR/AP),
and administrative assistance. Must test at
50 wpm, experience in Word and Excel,
ability to multi-task and have high atten-
tion to detail and organization. M-F, 9am-
6pm.Email resume to JoannaS@desertmi-
cro.net or fax to 241-7333.
LABORERS, SCAFFOLD Erectors, Con-
struction Personnel (Skilled and Unskil-
led), with transportation, excellent pay,
726-5661.
GENERAL MAINTENANCE Helper for
apartments. Non-smoker. Must have ex-
perience, tools, transportation. $8/hr. to
start. 307-2841.
LEAD SEWING OPERATOR
Growing company is adding lead operator
at Southside facility. Must have experi-
ence in commercial environment and
training others. Mon.-Fri., 7am-4pm. Ben-
efits, vacation, paid holidays. Apply in per-
son at Hurricane Armor: 10302 Deerwood
Park Blvd., Suite 200. Best wages for
those that can demonstrate skills.
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.


DISHWASHER
FULL-TIME, in main dining room kitchen.
Dependability and punctuality a must. Ex-
cellent benefits and great work environ-
ment. To apply: applications available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax to (904)246-9447; email
tojobs@fleetlandlng.com EOE/ Drug-
Free Workplace.
COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL
Must be computer literate, detail minded
and people oriented. Have a working
knowledge of accounting, budgeting and
maintenance control. Must have a Com-
munity Association Managers License.
Salary plus commission & benefits. Fax
Rems me to 249-0606nn


Positions Available
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Maintenance Engineer
Massage Therapist
Diningroom Attendant
Golf Shop Clerk


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


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 undersold!


MAYTAG WASHER, top of line, new in-
sides, runs like new, small leak, $65,
(904)992-4388.
(2) MICHAEL Buble tickets for 2/24/08
concert. Call 304-8694.
KENMORE WASHER & Dryer, $65/each
641-9667, 838-5411.
WOLFF TANNING beds as low as $28 a
month Free DVD player. Order by 3/3/08.
Call ETS tan today (800)842-1305.
www.np.etstan.com
QUEEN BEDROOM set, 7pcs +matt., light
wood w/ beach grass art. $900. 704-4006.
TV, 46", color, rear projection, oak cabi-
net, analog, $300, 247-1030.
TWO ADJACENT cemetery plots at
R)A Kl~Ainhp n iql( n-qrdnf ( forS995


* ^Contact 904-744-2901 or cell 904-228-
8161.


Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967.
DRIVER NEEDED for company pickup
truck, 40hr. week. Call (904)591-0585.
CNAS
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.


22.5CF GF Profile, side-by-side, water on
door, $275; GE electric stove, $175; GE
Spacesaver built in microwave, $125;
$500 for all. (904)476-1830.
SAWMILLS FROM only $2990- Convert
your logs to valuable lumber with your
own Norwood portable band sawmill. Log
skidders also available, www.norwood-
sawmills.com/300N -Free information:
(800)578-1363- Ext: 300-N
HOT TUB, 4 PERSON, Aquaspa, 10mos
old, still under warranty, easy lift cover.
New $5000, asking $2000. 280-7545.
$ $ $ .
SUPER SALE STOREWIDEI
Fri & Sat., 2/15 & 2/16. Large selection
of designer and brand names. Sizes jr.
0-24W. JJ's Clothes Closet, 695 Atlan-
tic Blvd.
$ $ $
KAYAK- CURRENT Designs, 17ft.
"Sirocco" touring model, red polyethylene,
w/paddle, spray skirt, cockpit cover. $900.
268-6170.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER & Dryer, $75/ea.
30 day warranty..Deiver, $20. 318-8173,
992-1470.
2 BIRD cages, 1 Lg $125, 1 med.($75).
Chair & ottoman $150 (hardly used). Call
241-7294.
BUILDINGS FOR sale! "Rock bottom pri-
ces!" 25x30, now $4800. 25x40, $6100.
30x40, $7300. 35x50, $9990. 35x70,
$12,290. 40x80, $14,900 pthers. Manufac-
turer Direct since 1980... (800)668-5422.

WEBER BAR-B-QUE $100. 2 upholstered
barstools $25 each. Call 699-5711.


GOING AWAY? Let us care for your
home. "IN LIEU OF YOU" 285-4131.
Serving Beaches and Ponte Vedra
20 years.
SISSORS WILL travel to your home. Re-
tired hair stylist/ barber. 401-0488.
SCISSOR & KNIFE SHARPENING
Specializing in salon scissors, fabric,
household, industrial shears & knives.
Mobile. (904)945-3375.


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 rnplacemnientn Liqepse
CAC1814887. Cr,-..: r,-3a', .pie'a

JUST ME Cleaning, one cleaner, one
great job. Connie 333-0058.
ACTION CLEANING
Quality residential & commercial cleaning.
Free estimates, 15 years experience.
Celeste, 376-0628.
AN AMAZINGLY Clean House by Natasha
is expanding. Excellent prices and
detailed work. Lots of ref's. available!
210-1360.
CLEANING HOMES In Beaches & PV.
Honest/ Reliable/' Affordable. References
available. 563-3955.
RESIDENTIAL CLEANING Service, 13yrs.
experience, w/references, has openings in
Ponte Vedra Beach area. Cleaning also
available for move-ins/ outs. Call now
while slots still open. (904)239-2137.
AFFORDABLE CLEANING SERVICE.
Many years experience; references availa-
ble. Call Kelly for estimate, 238-9040.
HOUSEKEEPING, COMPANION Sitting
or Child Care, and more. PVB referen-
ces 534-3732.


1 YR old Kenmore gas grill 3900btu $100.
King size sleigh bed/ triple dresser/ ar-
moire/ 2 night stands with granite tops,
light birch wood color, purchased from Lib-
erty 2004 for $10,000. Asking $3500.
Beige leather theater group, 3 yrs old, new
$5000 from Havertys, asking $2000 pho-
tos available through email. 280-7545.
TWIN BED, $200 Includes white fence
headboard, nightstand, mattress/ box-
spring and frame. Like new, 220-8949.
3 SHOWCASES. Oriental rugs: 8x10, 5x7,
4x6,. 3 heavy base stools. Corner table.
Wall mirror. Foosball 7-in-one table.
708-6838.
OAK DINETTE, 3 1/2'x5' table, w/4 cush-
ioned chairs brand new condition. $175.
386-8460, 543-9029.
SCROLL BLADES ARE HERE! We now
stock Olson Scrolling Saw Blades..visit
our online store.
www.splintersnmore.com


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


IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
WE BUY GOLD & DIAMONDS
Estate Jewelry and scrap gold
241-5666.
WE BUY Scrap Gold for Cash! Estate and
old jewelry, Rolexes. 241-1889.


MULTI FAMILY sale, Sat., 7:30am-? 417'
Filmore Dr. (off Joeandy Dr.).



ANNUAL CHARITY SALE
Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville Beaches
Saturday, February 23rd from 8am-3pm.
held indoors at the Jacksonville Beach
American Legion'Post 129, Corner of 4th
Street & 11th Avenue S. Office and resi-
dential furniture, rugs, TVs, sporting
goods, pinball machine and many miscel-
laneous items.


FRIDAY & SATURDAY, 8:30am-1pm,
1505 Landing Lane. Children & baby
items, baby furniture and clothes. King
bed, futon, coffee table, misc household
items, women shoes and clothing, TV,,
area rugs & more.


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

PERSCHEL BROTHERS
SERVICES, INC.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service. We mow
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.
TOTAL PROPERTY CARE- Lawns,
shrubs, trees, edging & clean- up. Profes-
sional & motivated. (904)803-8201.
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN CARE. Great
Rates, Free Estimates & References. Call
J.W. Dowhnslcell) 62655234or 24-4
WE HAVE been showing up on time-tnim--
ming bushes & controlling weeds for over
10 years in Jax Beach. For a limited time
only we are accepting new lawn clients for
summer. BerkshireWaterGardens.com
333-7785.

ED'S LAWNCARE
Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
rates. (904)524-8660.
WE WANT WORK
Free estimates. Mow, trim, edge, shrub
trimming, pruning. One time or annually.
Also mulch, sod, clean ups and more.
Licensed & Insured. 207-4037.

CLASSIC GREEN LAWN CARE. Mow,
Blow, Hedges, Edge, Palm Tree Trim-
ming, Tractor Work, Clean-ups. 537-7944.



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


ORGANIZING- CLEANING: Home, office, I-- 4'-"
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer- IF YOU are interested in advertising under
ences. 221-0801. this category please call 904-249-9033 or
1...A..... ....-... .. ^- email: classified@beachesleader.com


VALENTINE SPECIAL $10 UOFF
Give your sweetheart the day offl Squeaky
Clean Licensed, insured & bonded clean-
ing service. 13yrs exp. Call 307-0321.
BEACHES CLEANING. Residential,. Com-
mercial; Move-in/ Move-out and Construc-
tion Cleaning. Weekly, Bi-weekly or
Monthly services provided. Call for free
estimate. 382-9927.
CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING
with new anti-allergen fabric rinse,
223-0591.
PAGE CLEANING SERVICE
Specializing in residential and commercial
services, 7 days a week. (904)910-4039.


SMALL TIME MOVING
Small to medium moves/ any distance/ flat
rates. Garage clean-outs/ debris removal.
(904)803-8201.


OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Spotless window
cleaning. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin, 994-0045.
JAXPRO PRESSURE WASHING
Residential/ commercial.
Visit us at www.myjaxpro.com
Free estimates, 707-8630.

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GET ORGANIZED w/TopXNotes for MAC. BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
Free trial available Download: free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
www.tropic4.com 610-7768.


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


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


PAINTING
INTERIOR, Exterior, Quality & Profession-
alism. Great Rates. Free Estimates
(904)343-9057, (904)642-4335 anytime.


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


JJ'S POOL Cleaning Service, monthly
service, one time cleaning & repairs. Call
JJ, (904)962-6939.


MY TRASH is your treasurel Sat. Feb. 9,
9am- 2pm, 2268 Mayport Rd, Lot 89.

MULTI- FAMILY Garage Sale. Pop up
camper, appliances, electronics, furniture,
fishing gear, tools, household items, anti-
que light fixtures, much, much more.
1250- 1266 Cape Charles Ave., Sat. 16th
& Sun 17th, 8-til.



The Nearly New Thrift Shop located on
Mayport Naval Base. Open to active Mili-
tary, retired & civilians who have base ac-
cess. OPEN SATURDAY FEB. 16TH and
every Tues. & Thurs. 9-1 pm. Directions: In
building #27, across from the airport tow-
er, 2blks from McDonalds. Ph: 270-6067.
(Supported by The NWCA, Mayport
#201).



HUGE GARAGE SALE. San Pablo Rd.,
Saturday 8-6 & Sunday, 8-3. 2407 Bluffton
Dr.


A PONTE VEDRA BEAUTY! ca 1810
Hepplewhite table. Inlaid Dropleaf, Orien-
tal garden seat, old Famille 18" vase,
Benches, screens, 3 bedrooms full. D.R.
set, Armoire, game table, mirrors. Tiffa-
ny, good jewelry, 3 big sets Limoges.'
Roseville, R Daulton, Lladro, Waterford,
32 the Fountains, off A1A, just before
Sawgrass. Park in unmarked Spaces
only. Thur., 9-4. Fri., 9-3. No's at 8am
Thur. at sale. China Cat 241-0344 see at:
chinacatantiques.com



BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com
14FT. AGGRESSOR Bass boat (1989),
US Marine 50ph, like new, $5900; 12ft, V-
hull Jon boat, 6hp Mercury, like new,
$2700. 241-3377.
1999 BAYLINER 1800, 120hp, fish finder,
lots of extras, $6500, 610-7768.



AUTO & BIKE SWAP MEET
Buy and sell cars, cycles & parts.
Sunday, February 17th. E. Palatka Fair-
grounds. www.floridaswapmeet.com
(904)425-9898.
HARLEY DAVIDSON, 1998 HD, 95th An-
niversary 1200 custom Sportster, $5500.
962-7766.


LET A woman manage your kitchen or
bath remodel. Complete Design/ Re-build.
Carolyn Jones 246-6043. Licensed Build-
ing Contractor.
CONSTRUCTION SERVICES. Interior &
exterior remodeling, fences, decks, paint-
ing, flooring & more! Licensed/ Insured.
30 years experience. Free estimates.
703-2054.
WOOD REPAIRS. Termite & Rotten
wood, siding, stucco, repairs. Licensed
General Contractor. 247-2274. '
DIVERSIEDO,.,l E INSTALLATIONS
Pr di'i~ 4"'uality installation,,o0, flporing,.
cabinets, moldings, and interior/ exterior
doors. Licensed and insured/ Free esti-
mates. Over 25yrs. of experience.
(904)338.6152.


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2007 KEYSTONE Mountaineer travel trail-
er, 31RLD, like new, many extras,
$24,900, (904)491-6008.
1977 STARCRAFT Pop up camper, clean,
2 queen beds, A/C, $500 OBO. 249-4541.



2006 BOX Van E350, 14,000mi., like new.
$22,000 OBO. 246-8330.
2000 DODGE van, 15 passenger, 70K
miles, great condition, $10,549, 333-4641.
2000 DODGE Ram extension van, 1 ton,
good condition, $3000, 821-8338.


1992 BMW 3251S, red, 5spd, 2.51tr.,
$2500 OBO. Jonathan 866-6937.
AUTO & BIKE SWAP MEET
Buy and sell cars, cycles & parts.
Sunday, February 17th. E. Palatka Fair-
grounds. www.floridaswapmeet.com
(904)425-9898.
1995 NISSAN MAXIMA GLE, great condi-
tion, 125k miles, $4300. Call 334-1476.
1999 DODGE Stratus, low miles. Best Of-
fer, 249-3192.
CLASSIC 1985 BMW 325e, runs well,
good gas mileage. $2100 OBO. (904)571-
9286, (904)315-5040.
1998 SEBRING CONVERTIBLE Ltd.,
new roof, tires, brakes, well maintained.
Must sell, $4900 OBO, 246-1307.
2001 SILVER Mazda Tribute DX. 102,600
miles. Very clean. $5000. (904)728-7868.
1996 CHEVY Monte Carlo Z34, brand
new condition, only 65k miles, 1-owner,
power windows/ locks, cruise, Michelin
tires, $4600 OBO. 887-9030.


ALL'S HOME IMPROVEMENT
All types of home repairs: rotten wood,
siding, termite damage, rain gutters, roof
leaks, sundeck painting, pressure wash-
ing, doors, windows, counter tops & more.
Serving the Beaches since 1990. Li-
censed, insured. Free estimates. AI,
(904)638-8483.
HANDYMAN A-Z, interior/ exterior; profes-
sinal & motivated. (904)803-8201.
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.
SECOND HUSBAND Handyman Serv-
ices: Carpentry, rough to finish, Dry,wall,.
Texturing, Painting, Tile, Renovytions.,,
Honest, Dependable. Rick (904)885-0t647-


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COAST TO COAST ROOFING
5th year anniversary special. Will beat any
written estimate, next 7 days.
904-755-7403. CCC1326983.

NELIGAN CONSTRUCTION
ROOFING DIVISION
-ROOF REPAIRS & Re-Roofing. Trust a li-
censed professional. See our ad. under
Remodeling/Construction. State Certified
Roofer #CCC1325888. Member BBB
247-3777.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com


STUMP GRINDING: Resonable prices;
free estimates. Call Betsy, 424-1399.


QUALITY WORK. Install, Removal, &
Painting. Residential, Commercial.
25yrs. Experience. References+ FREE
ESTIMATES. Steve, 645-0381.






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Emory Instant Air Has a New Name:

One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating

... "If You Didn't Know us Before, We

Invite You to Get to Know Us Now"


One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating. located at 1198
'Mayport Road, suite 11, is a family owned and operated busi-
ness with a history of serving the Beaches since 1981. The
business was formerly known as Emory Instant Air and since
it's inception had one singular mission: To provide customers
with the highest quality service, however, this company has
taken their legendary service to an even higher level of serv-
ice excellence. How? One Hour Air's focus is all about "time"
and how important and valuable it is to you. While "on-time
service" is a common phrase, it is generally not practiced.
Together, One Hour Air and every member of the team will
change this reality by dedicating their entire philosophy to
providing on-time service, or as their new mission states,
Always On Time ... Or You Don't Pay a Dime!'
Eddy explains, "You know how you call a H\AC technician;
then wait days, weeks, for him or her to show up?
Flusttating, isn't it? Well, we think wasting your time is a
crime. We're One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating Always
On Time ... Or You Don't Pa\ A Dime!' It's our way of letting
you know that we do what we say we'll do. \\'hen we say we'll
be there, we'll be there because Always On Time ... Or You
Don't Pay A Dime!'"
"We know when you need us." Dee says, "you really need
us. \Ve also know your time is valuable. So if we're late for an
appointment, your repair is free." That's a strong incentive for
the skilled professionals at One Hour Air to get it right. They
do get it right where timing is concerned, and they get it right
where the work is concerned.
"We're proud of the top-quality, professional services we
offer our customers," says Eddy. "We guarantee our work and
we are a UWIN elite service provider." UWIN is a third party
consumer. agency that allows elite home service contractors.
to provide an extra level of protection and peace of mind to
homeowners. UWIN's goal is 100% Customer Satisfaction.
When you do business with a UWIN endorsed contractor you
will have a technician working in your home who has been
drug tested, background checked, and properly trained. "Our
company agrees to the UWIN Code of Ethics and is proud to
wear the UWIN seal on the uniforms." He adds, "In addition
to our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee we're equally proud of
our Straightforward PricingT, and our on-time guarantee
Always on Time ... Or You Don't Pay a Dime! these are
bonuses that few air conditioning contractors are able to
offer."
This quality business serves residences and businesses from
Mayport to Ponte Vedra and in nearby Intracoastal West. The
staff includes co-owners 'Eddy and Dee, and son Craig.
Technicians Joshua Davis & Brad Poursartip and our
Customer Service Representative Sharon Robinson. Sissy does
excellent duty as the company canine mascot. Dee and Eddy
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Beaches customers top-notch service. Pictured above are
owners Eddy and Dee,
bined experience, they run their business with a high stan-
dard.
"A lot of you have been asking about our son land partner
in this business and why you haven't seen him lately. Craig
is now in Kuwait serving in the Navy Reserves, .and we look
forward to having him home in the spring," says dad, Eddy.
Craig is on his second deployment, having already served in
Iraq. He has made a very favorable impression with the cus-
tomers and he is looking forward to returning to serve them.
again.
"Because our professional technicians are the best in the
business," Dee says, "over 98 percent of our first-time cus-
tomers become long-term repeat customers." You get nation-
al professional standards paired with local owners who care
about you and this community.
To find out why One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating is
right for you, and "to prove we are as good as we say we are,"
Dee and Eddy are offering a Precision Tune-Up a 14 point
service inspection now for just $79. "Let me share with you
what to expect during your service visit," explains Eddy,
"Because your time is valuable, we will send a fully trained
technician to your home in a truck stocked with thousands of
parts. We even call it our "Warehouse on Wheels", which
means that the service can be done right then and there while
we are at your home. When my technician arrives it is like the
doctor coming for a visit he will be professional, courteous,
and Always On Time ... Or You Don't Pay A Dime!"
That's right; one of One Hour Air's reliable technicians will
examine your heating and air conditioning system from top
to bottom. They will clean and adjust and identify potential
future repairs that may save you money in the future. If your
v.stftii needs to be teplaced, Eddy atid Dee will offet y it thelr
best price for a top-quality urnt.
"Consider joining the Comfort Club because every air con-
ditioner and heater needs annual service. In addition you will
enjoy Front-of-the-Line Priority Service, two tune-ups each
year and discounts on future repairs. For one low annual fee,
you can rest easy knowing that your system will be well main-
tained and if it does break down, as a Club Member, you will
receive the next 6 months membership for Free!" For now,
just give them a call; they can prove themselves' worthy of
your repeat business. Ask for the $79 Precision Super Tune-Lip
Special. -To find out more, call 247-7119 or visit them on the
web at www.atlanticbeachfl.onehourair.com. You'll be glad
you did; Eddy, Dee and Craig guarantee it!


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