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MARTIN COUNTYSTUART JENSEN BEACH PALM CITY HOBE SOUND Vol. 16, No. 51 en-USFriday, May 18, 2018 en-US@HometownNewsMartin @hometownnewsmc @HometownNewsMC FRIDAY, MAY 18 en-GB en-GB Martin County en-GB Genealogical Society en-GB monthly meeting:en-GB Last en-GB meeting until Sept. 21 will be en-GB held from 1-3 p.m., Blake en-GB Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey en-GB Road, Stuart. Speaker is Kurt en-GB Bressner, who will give you en-GB tips and techniques on en-GB checking your family tree for en-GB Mayflower ancestors, plus en-GB information on genealogical en-GB research sources and en-GB avoiding false leads. Free, en-GB public is welcome to attend. en-GB For more information, email en-GB mcgsfl@gmail.comen-GB or visit en-GB en-US Hobe Sound Chamber en-US Golf Tournament:en-US 35th en-US annual tournament will be en-US held at 1 p.m., at the Hobe en-US Sound Golf Club, 11671 S.E. en-US Plandome Drive, Hobe en-US Sound. Four player scramble. en-US $160 per player. Register as en-US individual, twosome, or en-US corporate foursome. en-US For en-US more information, contact en-US the Hobe Sound Chamber at en-US (772) 546-4724.en-USSATURDAY, MAY 19en-US en-US Blessing of the en-US Animals:en-US 10 a.m., Unity of en-US Stuart, 211 S.E. Central en-US Parkway, Stuart, held in en-US partnership with the Humane en-US Society of the Treasure Coast. en-US All are welcome. Rev. Jude en-US Denning is looking forward to en-US blessing all types of animals, en-US including dogs, cats, rabbits, en-US snakes, birds and more, in en-US the churchs outdoor en-US meditation garden area. The en-US event will take place, rain or en-US shine, with activities moving en-US indoors in case of inclement en-US weather. Every pet will en-US receive a free gift and en-US homemade pet treats will be en-US available for sale. In addition en-US to the animal blessings, the en-US Humane Society will have en-USCommunity en-US Calendar en-USSTUART -The Martin County Commission en-US reopened the cauldron of controversy surrounden-US-en-US ing the municipal golf course operation when it en-US rejected a staff proposal May 8 for $9.5 million in en-US course renovations, including a new $5 million en-US clubhouse to replace one torn down a few years en-US ago.en-US The majority of commissioners based their en-US opposition on the proposed 14,000 square-foot en-US clubhouse, complimenting the architectural en-US design but insisting the size be reduced to lower en-US the cost.en-US I love the presentation: It looks beautiful, conen-US -en-US ceptually the building is a fine design, but we cant en-US afford it, Commissioner Sarah Heard said. So, en-US were going to have to figure out what we can en-US afford and how to make it and figure out how en-US much money were willing to lose every year on en-US the project, how important it is to have a municien-US-en-US pal course and whether its essential to have 36 en-US holes, or whether it is more practical as the origien-US -en-US nal advisory board suggested that we reduce it to en-US 27.en-US Commissioner Harold Jenkins concurred, en-US admitting that he had been swayed at first by the en-US beautiful architectural plans commissioned by en-US the Parks & Recreation Department to build a en-US two-story clubhouse with concealed golf cart en-US storage on the lower level and a pro shop, restauen-US -en-US rant and bar on the second level. After the presenen-US -en-US tation by Parks and Recreation Director Kevin en-US Abbate and Park Planner Development Adminisen-US -en-US trator Kevin Landry, he said the proposal was a en-US far cry from what golfers had originally asked for en-US in a new clubhouse.en-US In the original conversations that I had with en-US people who utilize the golf course, they wanted a en-US modest-sized clubhouse where they could drink a en-US beer after 18 holes and have indoor plumbing, he en-US said, referencing the current bathroom facilities en-US housed in a portable building. That description, en-US from where were at now to where youre wanting en-USMartin rejects costly club en-US house for municipal course en-USStuart en-US delays en-US city en-US manager en-US decision en-USSTUART After former City Managen-US -en-US er David Ross resigned on May 4 after en-US being in the job for only seven months, en-US the Stuart City Commission had some en-US decisions to make. While at the May 9 en-US special meeting the commission debaten-US -en-US ed choosing an interim city manager. en-US They eventually unanimously decided en-US to leave Financial Services Director en-US Louis Boglioli as acting city manager en-US instead, and will decide on an interim at en-US the May 21 meeting.en-US Stuart Police Chief David Dyesss en-US name was discussed as a potential temen-US -en-US porary replacement, but after one citien-US-en-US zen complained that Sunshine Laws en-US might have been violated with the selecen-US -en-US tion and discussion the commission en-US decided to deliberate further about the en-US choice. If he assumes the role, he would en-US take over in early June through Sept. 1, en-US during which time the commission en-US plans to lay out appropriate steps to en-US choose a new full-time city manager.en-US I have to say that I have the feeling en-US that the train is coming down the track en-US and I hear the whistle blowing, said Stuen-US -en-US art resident Bill Collier, adding that he en-US has known Chief Dyess for years and en-US respects him. If there wasnt Sunshine en-US violations before this discussion, and to en-US have a commissioner come in and say I en-US recommend this and lets vote on it now en-US and he can get to work tomorrow withen-US -en-US out ever having anything in the paper, en-US anything that allows you to hear from en-US other people causes me real concern. en-US What Im saying is slow down and en-US take your time; think through what en-US youre going to do.en-US Commissioner Troy McDonald said en-US Chief Dyess would be a good choice to en-US temporarily take over the role, because en-US he is a lifelong area resident and he en-US could provide stability. He added that he en-US had discussed the choice with members en-USMaking en-US friends en-USSeeen-US en-US CLUBen-US, page 2 Eleven year-old Mere en-US-en-US dith Pence feeds a en-US stingray during their en-US feeding time at the en-US Florida Oceanographic en-US Coastal Center.en-USPhoto courtesy of en-US MaryAnn Ketchamen-USSeeen-US en-US MANAGERen-US page 5en-USBy Gaylon LOOKING FOR A HOME 7 en-USWould you like to meet a en-US very good senior dog? en-US Visit the Humane Society en-USMEET REX en-USCATCH 14en-USHave you found great fish in en-US Treasure Coast waters? See en-US one that didn't get away en-US and see how your own prize en-US could be in the paper soon. en-USWHAT A CATCH! en-USTOWNIES 15en-USTouring with the en-US Townies features en-US reader-submitted en-US photos from travels. en-US Lets see how many en-US places we can go! en-USGOING ON A TRIP?en-USCommission divided over how en-US to fund the proposed $9.5 en-US million project and calls to en-US reduce play to 27 holes en-USINDEX Classified 17 Crossword en-US16 Horoscopes en-US11 Out & About 11 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6en-USSeeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 5en-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown News COMMUNITY 8 en-USLibrary system's en-US summer reading en-US program begins next en-US Friday en-USSUMMER en-US READING


en-US 2 en-USto go, is quite the leap. So I agree: Weve got en-US to scale it down to something that is actually en-US practical for us.en-US Parks & Recreation Director Kevin en-US Abbate emphasized his staff had produced en-US the current design after numerous worken-US -en-US shops and meetings over the last three and a en-US half years.en-US We have had 10 meetings with this Comen-US -en-US mission and other past commissions on the en-US direction of this golf course, and weve had en-US over a dozen meetings with public worken-US-en-US shops along the way, he said. Weve gone en-US through a long process from when the counen-US -en-US ty first took over this golf course on Jan. 6, en-US 2015... created a golf course advisory comen-US -en-US mittee in early 2015, created a golf course en-US master plan and received direction to en-US demolish the old club house. Through it all en-US weve landed on what were [presenting] en-US here today, which is to design a golf course en-US clubhouse where we have our golf carts en-US stored underneath for a modestly-sized, en-US air-conditioned clubhouse and improving en-US some of the holes around it.en-US Some of the commissioners, including en-US Commissioner Jenkins and Chairman Ed en-US Ciampi, said they had encouraged Mr. en-US Abbate to plan the concealed cart storage en-US barn as part of the facility, a fact the latter en-US says has added to the construction cost. en-US Area golfers have complained the current en-US cart storage barn blocks the view of the driven-US-en-US ing range and the course from St. Lucie en-US Boulevard.en-US What makes it large, is of course the 110 en-US carts that are underneath the building, Mr. en-US Abbate explained. Thats why the square en-US feet of the building is so large, and thats why en-US the costs are so high. A lot of the costs are en-US the approach from St. Lucie Boulevard to en-US create the elevation to get the carts underen-US -en-US neath it.en-US Several members of the public spoke out en-US during the discussion, all calling for a reducen-US -en-US tion in size of the proposed clubhouse and en-US most saying the course itself should be en-US downsized. Martin County Taxpayers Assoen-US -en-US ciation representative Darlene Van Riper en-US questioned why the county had commisen-US -en-US sioned a National Golf Association study on en-US the golf course in 2014 and a subsequent en-US CBRE study in 2015, only to ignored the en-US recommendation of both to cut the municien-US-en-US pal golf course down from 36 to 27 holes. en-US She said the latter plan would have included en-US a new clubhouse, cart barn and three renoen-US -en-US vated nine-hole courses for $6.7 million.en-US The Martin County Taxpayers Associaen-US -en-US tion thinks that the county should have a en-US municipal golf course, but keep in mind that en-US the Martin County course was not always a en-US 36-hole course, she said. The Martin en-US County Taxpayers Association asks that the en-US BOCC reconsider the findings of these en-US expensive studies and refurbish the course en-US and reduce the clubhouse to 5,000 square en-US feet within those recommendations of the en-US studies and make it a stand alone, self-suffien-US -en-US cient operation like an enterprise zone.en-US Commissioner Smith thinks its time the en-US county consider bringing the golf course en-US completely under the wing of the Parks & en-US Recreation Department and fund it accorden-US -en-US ingly.en-US We fund beaches, [yet] we dont charge en-US to go the beach, we dont charge for parking, en-US theres no fee collected, but we spent milen-US -en-US lions of dollars maintaining that beach for en-US our residents and our visitors, he emphaen-US -en-US sized. We spend millions of dollars mainen-US -en-US taining, mowing, fertilizing and striping en-US soccer fields, little league fields, football en-US fields, tennis courts and pickle ball courts. en-US Do we as a county want to keep 36 holes, en-US and if we do thats a policy decision and en-US thats a policy decision to either add that to en-US our parks program or not.en-US Commissioner Ed Fielding opposed that en-US idea and instead believes the county should en-US seek a public/private partnership to run the en-US course instead.en-US I think that we need to look at a public/en-US private potential partnership in order to get en-US capital to help us to accomplish some of our en-US objectives, he said. Im more concerned en-US that drawing the golf course in as a standard en-US parks project would overwhelm parks to the en-US extent that we would then start losing asset en-US value and focus and it would become deterien-US-en-US oration. Theres just not enough money to en-US go around.en-US Commissioner Smith then made a en-US motion to reduce the size of the clubhouse en-US by 50 percent, keep the course at 36 holes en-US and fund the rest of the course improveen-US-en-US ments recommended by Mr. Abbate. Before en-US Chairman Ciampi could pass the gavel and en-US second the motion, Commissioner Heard en-US made a subsequent motion to downsize en-US both the cart barn and the clubhouse, en-US reduce the course to 27 holes of golf and en-US have staff investigate the potential of public/en-US private partnerships and advertise for the en-USsame. Commissioner Fielding seconded the en-US motion, and Commissioner Jenkins en-US momentarily wavered between the two, en-US before ultimately deciding to second Comen-US -en-US missioner Smiths original motion. Chairen-US -en-US man Ciampi then called the vote on the first en-US motion, which passed 3-2, with Commisen-US-en-US sioners Fielding and Heard dissenting. 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Melanson, with 30 years experience and one of the highest Sales Rates in Martin County Direct 772-486-7243 MARTIN COUNTY For years, the en-USMartin County Sheriffs Office envisioned en-US its own Police Athletic League, and it is now en-US up-and-running. The MCSOs PAL program en-US has been working with almost 20 young en-US men and women in the past few weeks, and en-US the boxing training is bearing some positive en-US fruit, according to staff.en-US The program is run by Noel DelValle of en-US Twelve Rounds Boxing Club in Stuart and en-US Capt. John Perez from the Sheriffs Office. en-US Practices are three days a week and some en-US students even stay over to put in more time.en-US Its amazing watching the kids, because I en-US remember the first week half the kids en-US couldnt even jump rope and now they are en-US jumping rope for two rounds straight, said en-US Mr. DelValle, executive director of the orgaen-US-en-US nization. Theres a couple of kids telling me en-US they lost five pounds or eight pounds and en-US others are telling me theyre getting stronen-US -en-US ger.en-US The program is constantly evolving to en-US keep the youths actively involved, and they en-US get a chance to work on a variety of muscle en-US groups during training. But character develen-US -en-US opment is a major focus as well, and the en-US youths are starting to come out of their en-US shells, because they are regularly partnered en-US with different age groups and personality en-US types. en-US You watch the kids pull more personality en-US out of each other and there is more interacen-US -en-US tion, Mr. DelValle said. Theyre interacting en-US with the coaches more and you can see there en-US are some kids who might be from a sinen-US -en-US gle-family home that have no father present en-US and they really just take a liking to the en-US coaches and tell them about their day. Were en-US watching the kids grow more-so in characen-US -en-US ter than in the sport itself.en-US Capt. Perez added that he has noticed en-US since day one that the young people are en-US more likely to gravitate to law enforcement en-US officers as a result of deputies presence. Its en-US such a great environment, and the kids are en-US so into it that theyre smiling and joking en-US around and at the same time theyre doing en-US the running and following all the exercises en-US and its a neat thing to do, he said. en-US Sheriff William Snyder said one of the en-US reasons he wanted to focus on boxing in lieu en-US of other athletic pursuits is because boxing en-US is an illustration for life, and requires discien-US -en-US pline, dedication, training, technique and en-US focus. en-US Theres hardly a better metaphor for life en-US than boxing; you get up every morning and en-US you put your boxing gloves on and you go en-US fight a round and sometimes you win and en-US sometimes you lose but you fight to the bell en-US and go to the next round, Sheriff Snyder en-US said. en-US Mr. DelValle said young people are starten-US -en-US ing to gravitate to the program, and he en-US anticipates that it will grow in the summer. en-US They plan to offer a fourth day in addition en-US to Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays curen-US -en-US rently during the school break and that en-US should help bring out more young people to en-US train. The training involves a warm-up with en-US jumping rope and some road work such as en-US sprints or distance running, then they move en-US on to footwork and agility training to go en-US with shadow boxing and hitting the bag en-US before ending with core exercises. The fees en-US are based on needs, but generally there is a en-US $35 registration fee and a $5 fee for monthly en-US dues. They get hand-wraps that they can en-US keep and there are more than 40 pairs of en-US gloves available for training.en-US Capt. Perez said the PAL program has en-US been a joy for him and they hope to start en-US offering other sports in the future. It might en-US be in its beginning stages, but he said it has en-US been enriching in many ways. en-US Its been a whirlwind, and while its been en-US a year we still have a ways to go but weve en-US come a long way, he said. Just the fact that en-US weve been able to interact with the kids has en-US been very rewarding, and it brings them en-US closer to the law enforcement community so en-US that they know were friends and Sheriff en-US Snyder has always been big on giving back en-US to the community and trying to help chilen-US -en-US dren.en-US The biggest thing for me is that I always en-US wanted to give back to the community, Mr. en-US DelValle said. I have a skill-set that I wanten-US-en-US ed to share and having this Police Athletic en-US League is a way to give back to the kids. I en-US just love watching them get stronger and en-US grow.en-US The facility is located at 688 S.E. Monteen-US-en-US rey Road in Stuart.en-US For more information about the MCSO, en-US please visit en-US and for en-US up-to-date news, you can visit the Facebook en-US page at SheriffsOffice/. en-US The main office switchboard en-US is at (772) 220-7000. en-USPolice Athletic League boxing reaches youthsen-USBy Gaylon en-USCluben-USFrom page 1


en-US 3 en-USSTUART Patrick Exterminating has en-US been a mainstay in the pest-control business en-US since the 1980s, and there are good reasons en-US for that longevity. Customer service is en-US always priority-number-one, and the staff en-US ensures that clients are not inconvenienced en-US in any way.en-US Patrick Exterminating offers a same-day en-US response and is a full-service company that en-US offers not only household and commercial en-US pest control but also termite and rodent en-US control. Additionally, they offer full lawn, en-US tree and ornamental services, and that en-US allows customers to have a one-stop shop en-US for all their pest control needs.en-US This May we celebrate our 30th anniveren-US -en-US sary, and its gone wonderfully, said General en-US Manager Colleen Patrick, who runs the en-US company with her brother, Rick. We both en-US worked in pest control originally down in en-US Jupiter prior to Rick starting Patrick Exteren-US -en-US minating in 1988.en-US The company offers a range of services, en-US from subterranean to dry-wood termite en-US control and pre-construction soil treatment. en-US They use Sentricon and Termidor products en-US in their applications, which are top-of-the-en-US line products in the field. en-US The pest-control business has changed en-US over the years, Ms. Patrick said, because en-US more pests are introduced into the country en-US from around the en-US world every year, and en-US there have been more en-US than six new insect en-US species to battle, en-US which make their way en-US into the Treasure en-US Coast. The company en-US has 22 employees on en-US its staff, between office en-US and support staff. en-US They cover from en-US northern Palm Beach en-US County up to Fort en-US Pierce.en-US Pest control has en-US become a lot safer for en-US the consumer, because chemicals are being en-US developed to specifically target the nervous en-US systems of specific insects where it has no en-US repercussion on human biology, Ms. Paten-US -en-US rick added. Pets and small children are peoen-US -en-US ples biggest concerns and just like any other en-US industry pest control has grown and the en-US application methods have changed.en-US The company which got its start in en-US Hobe Sound in 1988 takes the approach en-US that most insects which cause a homeowner en-US distress originate from the outside of the en-US home. So, household pest control concenen-US -en-US trates more on exterior applications, and by en-US addressing the source of insects, they can en-US limit interior applications to an as-needen-US-en-US ed-only basis. Customers prefer the conveen-US -en-US nience of exterior treatments and appreciate en-US not having their schedules interrupted, en-US according to the website, and the companys en-US bi-monthly exterior service is fully guaranen-US-en-US teed. In the event they must perform an en-US interior application, there is no additional en-US charge for the service. en-US Its done now more in a preventative en-US fashion, and with applications being on the en-US exterior of the home because thats where en-US the problem originates, Ms. Patrick said. en-US For more information about Patrick en-US Exterminating, please visit the main website en-US at or call en-US 772-286-6812. The shop is located at 3226 en-US S.E. 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en-US 4 en-USFORT PIERCE Indian River State Colen-US-en-US lege was named today as a top-ten national en-US finalist for the prestigious Aspen Prize for en-US Community College Excellence, the nations en-US signature recognition of high achievement en-US and performance among Americas commuen-US-en-US nity colleges. This marks the third time en-US IRSC has been selected as a top ten finalist. en-US In 2017, the College advanced to the Aspen en-US Prize Top 3 as a Finalist with Distinction.en-US The selection of Indian River State Colen-US-en-US lege as a three-time Aspen Prize Top 10 en-US Community College is a tremendous honor en-US recognizing the exceptional commitment to en-US student success and results achieved by our en-US colleges faculty, staff and administration, en-US said Dr. Edwin R. Massey, IRSC President. en-US Advancing to the final round of this comen-US -en-US petition for the third consecutive time en-US brings increased national attention to our en-US college and community, and more imporen-US -en-US tantly, validates our drive to continuously en-US improve for our students. IRSCs sustained en-US excellence is a credit to our people stuen-US -en-US dents, employees, and community partners en-US who strive every day to be the best colen-US-en-US lege in America. This honor is truly theirs.en-US IRSC was selected from more than 1,000 en-US state and community colleges following a en-US rigorous review of data, strategies and outen-US -en-US comes related to student learning, degree en-US and certificate completion, high rates of en-US graduate employment, earnings for graduen-US-en-US ates, and exceptional access and success for en-US minority and low-income students.en-US Congratulations to Indian River State en-US College for being named as one of 10 finalen-US-en-US ists for the coveted 2019 Aspen Prize for en-US Community College Excellence, said Florien-US -en-US da College System Chancellor Madeline en-US Pumariega. This outstanding recognition en-US is a testament of the dedication and comen-US -en-US mitment to excellence of the College faculty, en-US staff and students, as well as Floridas collecen-US -en-US tive priority on student success.en-US With the nearest alternatives at least 60 en-US miles away, Indian River State College is the en-US only public higher education option for en-US many of its students, and it delivers what en-US they need whether their immediate goal is en-US workforce preparation or earning a bacheen-US-en-US lors degree, said Joshua Wyner, Executive en-US Director of the Aspen Institutes College en-US Excellence Program in Washington, D.C. en-US IRSC has achieved strong results by engagen-US-en-US ing in scaled reforms in multiple areas en-US from training everyone on customer service en-US to ensuring that graduates have the skills en-US they need for a job and have a clear map of en-US the courses that they need to get to their en-US chosen career. The Colleges consistent drive en-US to improve translates into what matters en-US most: strong and en-US improving levels of en-US student success.en-US According to the en-US Aspen Institute, Indien-US -en-US an River State College en-US stands out as one of en-US the nations top comen-US-en-US munity colleges for en-US many reasons, includen-US-en-US ing:en-US Impressive three-en-US year graduation/en-US transfer rates for all en-US students (49 percent en-US as compared to 40 en-US percent nationally).en-US IRSC offers 17 en-US bachelors degrees in en-US its world-class facilien-US-en-US ties, all aligned to en-US high-demand jobs in the region.en-US Exemplary work in developing clear proen-US-en-US grams of study that help students successen-US-en-US fully complete classes and graduate, en-US strengthened by intensive advising, progress en-US tracking, and early interventions that keep en-US students on track all the way to graduation.en-US The Aspen Prize for Community College en-US Excellence is awarded every two years. In en-US April 2019, the $1 million Prize purse will en-US be awarded at an event in Washington, D.C., en-US to the winner, two or three finalen-US-en-US ists-with-distinction, and a Rising Star en-US that has achieved exceptional levels of en-US improvement. The 2019 Aspen Prize is genen-US -en-US erously funded by the Joyce Foundation, en-US The Kresge Foundation, and the Siemens en-US Foundation.en-US Indian River State College is a public, en-US comprehensive college serving Floridas en-US Treasure Coast with campuses in Fort en-US Pierce, Okeechobee, Port St. Lucie, Stuart en-US and Vero Beach.en-US For more information, visit en-US RICHARD A. KRATHEN, M.D. Skin Cancer Specialist RALPH MYROW, M.D.SHAUNA COLE, PA-CNow Accepting New Patients | Immediate Appointments Available 3654 SW 30th Ave. Palm City, FL FREE ESTIMATES All Work Guaranteed 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S NO WORRIES!We deliver the best quality and prices to you. Stop in anytime for a FREE Vehicle Inspection! 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Stuart Jensen Beach Palm City Hobe Sound Port St Lucie St Lucie West Tradition Fort Pierce The Beaches Lakewood Park Vero Beach Wabasso Beachside Sebastian Grant Valkaria Micco Fellsmere772.465.5656 hometownnewsSLC hometownnewsIRC Whats inside: Covering: In Print, Online & Mobile Hyper Local Content Health News Sports Briefs Dining & Entertainment Horoscopes Out & About The Club Scene Art Notes School News Religion News Obituaries Police Report Rants & Raves Community Notes Columnists: James Stammer / Golf Joe Zelenack / Garden Sean McCarthy / Compute This Earl Stewart / Earl on Cars Special Sections: Celebrate Spring Hurricane Survival Guide Readers Choice In Season Holiday Gift Guide The Perfect Blendto start your morning College named top 10 national finalist for en-US2019 Aspen Prizeen-USFor Hometown


en-US 5 en-USArrests listed were made May 3 through en-US May 10.en-USStuart Police en-US Departmenten-US Tyrell DeShaun Heggs, 20, of 1005 en-US Beach Road, West Palm Beach, was charged en-US with burglary of conveyance, with grand en-US theft of motor vehicle, with failure to obey en-US law enforcement order to stop, with operaen-US -en-US tion of motor vehicle without valid license, en-US and with resisting arrest without violence.en-US Rodney Levann Tramble, 43, homeless, en-US was charged with sale, manufacture or deliven-US -en-US ery of controlled substance within 1,000 feet en-US of a school, with possession of controlled en-US substance, with assault or battery on law en-US enforcement officer, firefighter or intake en-US officer, and with resisting arrest without en-US violence.en-US Rebecca Lynn Dicara-Velasquez, 40, of en-US 2360 S.E. 27th Street, Okeechobee, was en-US charged with grand theft.en-USMartin County en-US Sheriffs Officeen-US Patricia Mary Grabenhorst, 33, of 14600 en-US S.W. Sonora Terrace, Indiantown, was en-US charged with possession of controlled suben-US-en-US stance and with possession of cannabis en-US under 20 grams.en-US Deojawann Taariq Kelly, 23, of 1267 en-US S.W. Buckskin Trail, Stuart, was charged en-US with aggravated battery.en-US Brian Thomas Mansfield, 31, of 1623 en-US S.E. Dixie Highway, Stuart, was charged en-US with felony battery causing great bodily en-US harm.en-US Nicole Evette Caribo, 32, of 2726 S.E. en-US Carroll Street, Stuart, was charged with en-US dealing in stolen property and with giving en-US false ownership identification information en-US to pawn items.en-US John Allen Crane, 36, of 13282 S.W. en-US 200th Terrace, Miami, was charged with en-US trafficking in drugs morphine/opium.en-US Ricardo Ricky Guerrero Jr., 23, of 1801 en-US S.E. Jackson Street, Stuart, was charged with en-US possession of controlled substance and with en-US attaching registration license plate not en-US assigned.en-US Bryant Leon Hogan, 35, of 3134 S.E. en-US Indian Street, Stuart, was charged with posen-US -en-US session of controlled substance and with en-US sale of controlled substance.en-US Joseph Richard Hubbard, 28, of 555 S.W. en-US Rustic Circle, Stuart, was charged with en-US aggravated assault on an officer, with resisten-US -en-US ing an officer with violence, with tampering en-US with a witness or victim, and with battery en-US touch or strike.en-US Johnny Frank Hunter, 74, of 438 S.E. en-US Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Stuart, was en-US charged with burglary of structure or conen-US-en-US veyance with assault or battery, and with en-US depriving person of means of protection or en-US communication.en-US Meagan Tara Connors, 33, of 285 S.W. en-US Kimball Circle, Port St. Lucie, was charged en-US with grand theft property valued $300-en-US $5,000.en-US Anthony Francis Depicciotto, 31, of en-US 1315 N.E. Flora Place, Jensen Beach, was en-US charged with sale of controlled substance en-US and with five counts of possession of conen-US -en-US trolled substance. en-US Kirk Edward Domizio, 51, of 2530 S.E. en-US Madison Street, Stuart, was charged with en-US aggravated assault with deadly weapon en-US without intent to kill.en-US Matthew Thomas Raynoha, 27, of 1462 en-US S.W. Abacus Ave., Port St. Lucie, was en-US charged with dealing in stolen property, en-US with racketeering, with communications en-US fraud, with retail theft, and with petit theft.en-US Matthew James Donnelly, 37, of 9121 en-US S.W. Christine Street, Stuart, was charged en-US with possession of controlled substance, en-US with possession or use of drug paraphernaen-US -en-US lia, and with resisting arrest without vioen-US-en-US lence.en-US Darrick Mincey, 18, of 930 N.E. County en-US Line Road, Jensen Beach, was charged with en-US sale of controlled substance within 1,000 en-US feet of school and with possession of cannaen-US -en-US bis under 20 grams.en-US Ronald Allen Stump, 38, of 2963 S.W. en-US Palm Brook Court, Palm City, was charged en-US with sale of controlled substance within en-US 1,000 feet of place of business and with posen-US -en-US session of controlled substance.en-US Stephani Marie Campbell, 33, of 748 en-US Smooth Wine, Cibolo, Texas, was charged en-US with possession of controlled substance, en-US with possession of cannabis under 20 en-US grams, and with possession or use of drug en-US paraphernalia.en-US David A. Smith, 39, of 2241 Aspen en-US Ridge Court, Atlantic Beach, was charged en-US with possession of marijuana more than 20 en-US grams, and with possession or use of drug en-US paraphernalia.en-USFlorida Highway Patrolen-US Erik Gabriel Garcia, 21, of 316 N.W. en-US 17th Ave., Pompano Beach, was charged en-US with possession of marijuana more than 20 en-US grams, with tampering with or fabricating en-US physical evidence, with introduction of conen-US -en-US traband into county detention facility, and en-US with possession or use of drug paraphernaen-US -en-US lia.en-US Jean Paul Petrozelli, 23, of 1229 S. Dixie en-US Highway, Pompano Beach, was charged en-USwith possession of marijuana more than 20 en-US grams, with tampering with or fabricating en-US physical evidence, and with possession or en-US use of drug paraphernalia.en-USPolice reporten-USEditors note: en-US This is a list of arrests, not en-US convictions, and all arrestees are presumed en-US innocent unless or until proven guilty in a en-US court of law. Se Habla Espaol Expires 5/31/18 I have over 30 years experience. I possess a Masters Degree in Audiology. I educate people, I do not pressure them or mislead them. DISCOUNTS up to 50% off suggested retail! Free Consultations. 0% Financing Available. Serving the Treasure Coast for 19 Years 2219 S. KANNER HIGHWAY, STUART Next to Monterey Animal Clinic Martin: 772.286.6812 St. Lucie: 772.335.7378Serving the Treasure Coast since 19883226 SE Gran Parkway, StuartFamily Owned & Operated$20 OFF Initial Service Bi-monthly Bug Barrier New Customers Only. Not Valid with Any Other Offer.Expires 6-1-18 Same Day Service AppointmentsLawn SprayingRodent ControlTermite Control Household Pest Control R E A D E R S 1C H O I C E 2015 2016 2015 2016 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S of staff and residents, and that Chief Dyess en-UShas the ability to work in the community en-US and be a community partner. But Commisen-US -en-US sioner McDonald also said selecting the new en-US permanent manager should be a very deliben-US-en-US erate process.en-US Ive given it a lot of thought and I en-US think as far as a permanent city manager we en-US do need to slow down and that will allow us en-US to take a breather, Commissioner McDonen-US -en-US ald said. I think any discussion about selecen-US -en-US tion of a permanent city manager in my en-US opinion should wait until Sept. 1. That en-US gets us through the election cycle and if en-US there are any new commissioners at that en-US time they can be part of the discussion. en-USMr. Ross resigned after allegations of low en-US morale among city personnel and lack of en-US attendance at city functions and commisen-US-en-US sion meetings. He also was accused of pushen-US-en-US ing out senior staff, but he said the allegaen-US -en-US tions were due to hearsay or rumors. He en-US offered explanations about the missed meeten-US -en-US ings, and had been placed on paid leave at a en-US special meeting the previous week. His resen-US-en-US ignation was accepted, and as a result he will en-US not receive any severance pay.en-US I know we have lost some very key indien-US -en-US viduals from the staff, and thats been a conen-US -en-US cern of all of ours the last few weeks which en-US has a trickle-down effect on those who were en-US working for them, Commissioner Nick en-US Blount said. en-US For more information about the city, en-US please visit en-US or en-US call 772-288-5300.en-USManageren-USFrom page 1 en-USadoptable pets on hand, which may be en-US adopted on site. Volunteers from Mistys en-US Pals, the pet therapy arm of the Humane en-US Society, also will be on the grounds with their en-US trained therapy dogs and information about en-US the program for anyone interested in training en-US their dog as a therapy dog. en-US For more en-US information, call Unity of Stuart at (772) en-US 286-3878 or Courtney Zanetti at the en-US Humane Society of the Treasure Coast at en-US (772) 600-3211.en-GB en-GB Non-native Plant Removal Volunteer en-GB Day:en-GB 8:30 a.m. to noon, third Saturday of en-GB the month through May, Jonathan Dickinson en-GB State Park, 16450 S.E. Federal Highway, en-GB Hobe Sound. Help keep the park beautiful en-GB by removing non-native plants and possibly en-GB also planting some native plants as en-GB replacements. Water will be provided, but en-GB please bring your own reusable water bottle en-GB and gloves. en-GB Contact Rob Rossmanith at en-GB (772) 263-3749 or en-GB robin.rossmanith@dep.en-GB en-US UF/IFAS Extension Water Ambassador en-US Program:en-US 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Port Salerno en-US Community Center, 4940 S.E. Anchor Ave., en-US Stuart. This is a training program to help you en-US change your practices and to educate your en-US friends and neighbors to be knowledgeable en-US and motivated volunteers. $5 fee covers en-US lunch and educational materials. More dates en-US this year will be added. en-US To register, visit en-US en-US Treasure Coast Walk n' Roll to Cure en-US Ataxia:en-US 7 a.m. to noon, Tradition Square, en-US 1087 S.W. Tradition Square, Port St. Lucie. en-US Benefit for the National Ataxia Foundation en-US (NAF). The event is up to a 1.75 mile walk or en-US roll around the lake in Tradition, followed by en-US refreshments, ataxia information, and en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 1en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 7


en-USFRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018 en-US MARTIN COUNTYen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSMC.COM PAGE 6en-USRantsen-US & en-USRaves Published weekly by Hometown News, L.C., 5059 Turnpike Feeder Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34951 Copyright 2018, Hometown News, L.C.Voted # 1 Community Newspaper in America in 2005, 2006, 2007. One of the top 3 in America every year since 2003. Farris Robinson ...................................President Vernon D. Smith .................................. Managing Partner Don Hornbeck ..................................... Regional Circulation Manager Flora Wilkerson ................................... Circulation Administrator Robin Bevilacqua ................................ Human Resources Annita Ferrante ................................... Account Receivable Amanda Wheaton .............................. Credit & Collections Kathy Young ........................................ Major/Natl. Accounts Manager Julie Cleveland ..................................... 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Staff Writer Sarah Callender ..................................Paginator Phone (772) 465-5656 Fax (772) 465-5301Classified (800) 823-0466 Rants & Raves (866) 465-5504Circulation Inquiries 1-866-913-6397 circulation@hometownnewsol.comMARTIN en-USVIEWPOINT en-USGot something to say? en-USEmail the Hometown Rants & Raves at en-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-USThe Rants and Raves section provides a chance for readers to share their thoughts with en-US other readers. The opinions included are not those of Hometown News or its employees.en-USPlease limit your submissions to 250 words, so that we can include more entries. en-US Readers are asked to refrain from making slanderous or libelous statements. en-USHurricane seasonen-USWe can reduce the panic spread by the en-US chicken littles employed by the local news as en-US weather persons during hurricane season. en-US We need a website that, when you enter en-US your zip code and a hurricane is near, will en-US give you the winds expected in that zip code en-US in the next 24, 36, and 48 hours. That way, en-US the panic about high winds can be narrowed en-US to a small area instead of wide spread panic.en-USBrightlineen-USIt seems fighting against Brightline has en-US had another side effect for the Treasure en-US Coast, not only will we not be getting a train en-US station here to slow it down on its way to en-US Orlando and Disney to connect a metropolen-US -en-US itan area of 6 million with a metro area of 3 en-US million, now we won't be silencing our en-US horns any time soon the way cities to our en-US South are about to. en-US According to the Palm Beach newspaper's en-US May 10th headlines, Brightline's upgrades en-US are about to silence train horns on FCC en-US tracks in six out of seven cities beginning en-US really soon. en-US Anybody living within a mile of the tracks en-US knows the nightly assault on the ears hearen-US -en-US ing those horns blaring in the silence of the en-US night at two, three and four o'clock in the en-US morning. Many must be regretting the decien-US -en-US sion to fight against the trains coming by en-US here and the silencing of the horns that en-US would have brought us. Now as these trains en-US approach, they'll keep mercilessly blaring en-US their horns as hard as they possibly could en-US during the wee hours of the morning just en-US remind us of our stupidity and the transfer en-US of wealth to the lawyers' pockets fighting en-US this losing war. You ain't stopping this train, en-US sorry, ain't going to happen. Fight for a train en-US station instead.en-USIts time to shine light on en-US supporters of burning oil, coalen-USIts absolutely a shame that the state with en-US the most sunshine has no incentive to put a en-US solar roof top installation on every house. en-US Youll hear stupid arguments about taxpayen-US-en-US ers helping but they are silent on the BILen-US -en-US LIONS in incentives still given to oil and en-US coal. Even with the Republicans against en-US renewables they are 18 percent of the Ameren-US -en-US ican grid and growing.en-US We eventually will get there while the en-US dummies kick and scream the whole way en-US burning oil and coal. Its time to vote them en-US out.en-USGet off the curb to curben-USMany dog owners have no idea what curb en-US your dog really means. They seem to think it en-US means they stand at the curb area and let en-US their dogs wonder around in the middle of en-US private property attached to a 16to 26-foot en-US retractable leash.en-US True, some good owners pick up the en-US stinky gooey excrement, but many just conen-US -en-US tinue on to let their dogs urinate on as many en-US mailbox posts as possible leaving us the en-US odor behind in the hot Florida sun. Have en-US some consideration folks.en-USTurn signalsen-USMost drivers in Florida do not know what en-US a turn signal is. They prefer to have other en-US motorists guess what they intend to do.en-US A ticket for an improper turn/lane change en-US costs $131. If law enforcement would en-US enforce those laws not only would they genen-US -en-US erate some much needed revenue, but we en-US would probably see a lot more twinkling of en-US turn signals.en-USPhoto courtesy of MaryAnn Ketchamen-USRyland Brooks practices holding her breath to see what its like to en-US live like a turtle below the surface Find way to keep guns en-USout of the wrong handsen-USI am quite surprised that Florida has not en-US taken any action regarding guns getting into en-US wrong hands.en-US With two massive shootings in our Sunen-US -en-US shine state, our lawmakers have not taken a en-US stern action to curb gun violence. When we en-US sent our children to school many decades en-US ago, nothing came to our mind whether our en-US children return from school or getting shot en-US by a miserable human being.en-US Yesterday I saw a gun show in my neighen-US -en-US borhood and I saw the display of all kinds of en-US assault weapons. I started wondering what if en-US a weapon gets to a wrong person?en-US After the recent Parkland shooting, our en-US state lawmakers are just keeping quiet by en-US not instituting a law to curb gun violence. en-US Also, another State law of STAND YOUR en-US GROUND LAW is plain silly and stupid.en-US God created us and God is the only peren-US -en-US son have rights to take our life away. I sent en-US letters to Gov. Scott with no response. What en-US if our governor's child gets shot?en-US It's about time that our country should en-US wake up and curb gun violence and let paren-US -en-US ents have peace of mind.en-US A stern law should be initiated at the feden-US-en-US eral level and government should take conen-US-en-US trol of who is a candidate to own guns and en-US keep them from getting into the wrong en-US hands.en-USFriendly reminderen-USPlease drivers, slower traffic should move en-US to the right. en-US Despite the speed limit, if you have someen-US -en-US one on your tail in the left lane, move to the en-US right lane. It is the safest thing to do. Thank en-US you.en-USDoes putting America first put en-US our environment last?en-USI heard a comment the other day that en-US really made me ponder our future for the en-US next generation America first puts our en-US environment last. Made me think. Hmm . en-USReady to dive


en-US 7 en-USrecognition of funds raised. NAF is the only en-US organization in the United States dedicated en-US to the disease that serves all types of Ataxia. en-US There is no cost for registration; donations en-US are welcome. en-US For more information, contact en-US Lisa Cole at (772) 370-3041 or en-US, en-US or visiten-US https://en-US WalknRoll2018TreasureCoast/en-GB en-GB Appy Hour Talking to Family and en-GB Friends Using Technology:en-GB 2-3 p.m., Hobe en-GB Sound Public Library's Community Room. en-GB For en-GB more information call (772) 546-2257 or en-GB email en-GB en-US Stacey Konwiser Memorial Save the en-US Tiger 5K:en-US 7:30-9 a.m., Palm Beach Zoo, en-US 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. It's en-US estimated that there are fewer than 250 en-US Malayan tigers left in the wild. Proceeds from en-US this run/walk help support the zoo's en-US partnership with the Wildlife Conservation en-US Society. Every runner gets a tech-style short-en-US sleeve, polyester, running shirt available in en-US men's and women's sizes. en-US For more en-US information or to register, visit en-US https://www.en-US, MAY 22en-US en-US Celebrate Recovery:en-US Each Tuesday at en-US The Grace Place, 1550 S.E. Salerno Road, en-US Stuart. Meant for help in dealing with any en-US type of hurts, hang-ups or habits. Dinner at 6 en-US p.m., large group meeting at 7 p.m., open en-US share groups at 8 p.m., Cross Talk Cafe at 9 en-US p.m. en-US For more information, call (772) 288-en-US 3593.en-US en-US Overeaters Anonymous en-US meeting: Tuesdays, 6 p.m., St. Marys en-USEpiscopal Church, 623 S.E. Ocean Blvd., en-US Stuart, in Smith Hall next to the Cracker en-US Barrel Thrift Shop. No dues, fees or weigh-in. For more information, call (772) 263-2109 en-USor visit en-US en-US Tuesday Night Car Show:en-US 6:30-8:30 en-US p.m., each Tuesday, weather permitting, in en-US the Lowes parking lot, 3620 S.E. Federal en-US Highway, Stuart. Antique, collector and en-US classic cars, plus raffles and 50/50 drawing, en-US and music from the '50s and '60s. Food and en-US drinks also available. Show is free to en-US spectators, $3 for car owners. en-US For more en-US information, contact Jim Serra at (772) 285-en-US 3320 or en-US, MAY 23en-US en-US Faith and Book Discussion Group:en-US 10 en-US a.m. every Wednesday, Unitarian en-US Universalists of the Treasure Coast, 21 S.E. en-US Central Parkway, Stuart. Non-denominational en-US group. Books are available at a discount en-US through the group. Free, public is welcome. en-US For more information, visit en-US, MAY 24en-US en-US Jammin Jensen:en-US 6-9:30 p.m., every en-US Thursday night in downtown Jensen Beach en-US except for Thanksgiving. en-USFor more en-US information, visit en-US & FRIDAYS, MAY 24 JULY 27en-GB en-GB Hobe Sound Nature Center Sea Turtle en-GB Walks:en-GB Held on Thursday and Friday en-GB evenings, May 24 through July 27. en-GB Reservations for the 2018 season will open en-GB on Monday, April 2. Numbers are limited for en-GB each walk and a donation of $5 per person en-GB is requested. Reservations are required & en-GB must be made in advance; waitlists are rfntb Oceanfront 3814 sf 5 bedroom, 4 bath. East 56 balcony=amazing ocean views. North and West sunset balcony. Two living dining rooms. Eat-in Kitchen-wood cabinets, Corian counters, 2 refrigerators and sink areas. Two oceanfront Master suites with full baths. 2 garages, 2 enclosed garageports. Boardwalk to Wide accreting beach. Heated pool, spa, tennis, clubhouse, exercise room.b3150 N Highway A1A #501 Je and Ginny Mitchell Cell: 772-202-9083 b r Dr. Justin Madigan 3087 SW Martin Downs Blvd.,Palm City Open late during the week. $49 for rst appointment when you call and mention this Hometown News ad(over $225 value)(Includes a consult, evaluation and adjustment)Excludes Medicare patients and includes x-rays if necessary Were the headache, neck pain and vertigo specialist in Palm City. We specialize in Upper Cervical Care, which means we take a gentle approach to chiropractic work (no twisting, popping or jerking.)Call for your appointment today! 772-291-1392 Rex is not old he is aged to perfection. Rex is an amazing 11 en-USyear old Labrador Retriever mix. Dont let his age fool you; he still en-US has plenty of pep in his step. Rexs favorite activities are playing en-US fetch and cuddling. He has only been in the care of the Humane en-US Society of the Treasure Coast since the beginning of April, but he en-US is quickly becoming a staff and volunteer favorite. Rex has excelen-US -en-US lent potty habits when he is able to go outside multiple times en-US throughout the day. He was surrendered to us when his bathroom en-US habits began slipping; due to his age, Rex needs more opportunien-US -en-US ties to go potty outside. en-US All HSTC senior pets have had their adoption fees sponsored so en-US if you adopt Rex youll have more money in your pocket to spoil en-US him. To view Rex and all of our adoptable pets, visit en-USLooking for a home en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 5en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 8


en-US 8 en-GBavailable. en-GB Call (772) 546-2067 or visit en-GB calendar/turtle_walksen-USSUNDAY, MAY 27en-GB en-GB ECK Light and Sound service:en-GB HU, en-GB The Key to a Happier Life, 11 a.m. to noon, en-GB Eckankar Center of the Treasure Coast, 541 en-GB S.E. Central Parkway, Stuart. The public is en-GB invited. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 223-1188 or visit en-GB, MAY 28en-GB en-GB Run for the Pineapple 5K:en-GB 27th en-GB annual event will be held at 1 Sewalls Point en-GB Road, Sewalls Point. Post-race en-GB refreshments offered, plus chip timing, en-GB more. There is no time limit for finishing, en-GB and walkers are welcome. Race entries en-GB capped at 500 runners. Race begins at 7 en-GB a.m. There is no time limit for finishing, en-GB walkers are welcome. Tech running shirt en-GB and finishing medal for all participants who en-GB register before April 30. Registration is $35 en-GB before April 30; $40 up to race day if en-GB spaces remain. Race will be held rain or en-GB shine unless weather is severe. en-GB For more en-GB information visit en-GB, MAY 29 FRIDAY, AUG. 3en-GB en-GB Martin County Parks and Recreation en-GB Summer Camp:en-GB Summer camp with a en-GB variety of fun activities led by enthusiastic en-GB recreation leaders that will keep them en-GB entertained and foster their skills, en-GB imagination and creativity. Martin County en-GB Parks and Recreation Summer Camp is en-GB offered Monday through Friday (except for en-GB Memorial Day and July 4) from 7:30 a.m. to en-GB 5:30 p.m. at the Vince Bocchino en-GB Community Center (VBCC) at Langford en-GB Park, 2369 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen en-GB Beach. Weekly rates and a discount are en-GB offered if you book the entire summer. Ages en-GB 5-12; campers must have completed en-GB kindergarten. Camp includes lunch and en-GB field trips. Fees are $85 per week, $70 for en-GB each additional child; $800 for the entire en-GB summer. There is a $5 one-time en-GB registration fee. To register, complete the en-GB "Summer Camp Application" form located en-GB online at en-GB SummerCampen-GB print it out and drop it off at en-GB Vince Bocchino Community Center (2369 en-GB NE Dixie Highway) in Jensen Beach, or call en-GB (772) 334-1954. There will be an en-GB additional waiver form to complete on the en-GB first day of camp. en-USBeginning Friday, May 25, readers of all en-US ages will be equipped to prevent the dreaded en-US summer slide as Martin County Library en-US System presents the Libraries Rock Sumen-US -en-US mer Reading Program. en-US New for this year, readers no longer need en-US to worry about cumbersome paper tracking en-US logs, as they will be able to conveniently en-US track their progress online by registering for en-US free at en-US https://mcls.beanstack.orgen-US or by en-US downloading the mobile-friendly Beanstack en-US Tracker app for Android and/or iOS. en-US Children aged newborn through fifth en-US grade will be eligible to earn free book prizen-US -en-US es and an invitation to a finale party. Teens en-US can submit book reviews to earn volunteer en-US hours and a chance to win a $50 Amazon en-US gift card. Adults are invited to attend a en-US plethora of exciting events taking place en-US during the season at all Library locations. en-US This program and its events are sponen-US -en-US sored by The Library Foundation of Martin en-US County, Inc. and will occur throughout the en-US entire summer; highlights include:en-US Mr. Brian Rocks The Library June 2, 3 en-US p.m., Hoke Library, 1150 N.W. Jack Wilen-US -en-US liams Way, Jensen Beachen-US Atlantic Coast Theatres Performance: en-US FLIGHT! June 6, 6 p.m., Robert Morgade en-US Library, 5851 S.E. Community Drive, Stuarten-US Libraries Rock: Patty Shukla Duo June en-US 10, 10:30 a.m., Blake Library, 2351 S.E. en-US Monterey Road, Stuarten-US Libraries Rock: Alex Meixner June 14, 6 en-US p.m., Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey en-US Road, Stuarten-US Tampa Taiko Japanese Drummers June en-US 23, 10:30 a.m., Hobe Sound Public Library, en-US 10595 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound, en-US and at 2 p.m., Peter & Julie Cummings en-US Library, 2551 S.W. Matheson Ave., Palm en-US Cityen-US FanFest 2018 (Teen Cosplay Event) July en-US 12, 5:30 p.m., Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monen-US -en-US terey Road, Stuarten-US For more information on any events, pick en-US up a Library Events newsletter at any MCLS en-US location, call (772) 288-5702 or visiten-US www.en-US TREASURE COAST -The national en-USweekly magazine U.S. News & World Report en-US named four area high schools as some of the en-US nations best in its 2018 Best High School en-US rankings.en-US Indian River Charter High School, Linen-US-en-US coln Park Academy and the College Prepaen-US -en-US ratory Academy of the Treasure Coast -en-US now known as Somerset College en-US Preparatory Academy -all earned Silver en-US medals in this years rankings, while the en-US Clark Advanced Learning Center earned a en-US Bronze Medal. Indian River Charter came en-US in at number 129 in Florida and 1,679th en-US nationally out of more than 20,500 public en-US high schools evaluated for the survey. Fort en-US Pierces LPA earned the 138th spot in Florien-US -en-US da, while Somerset Academy came in at 161.en-US St. Lucie Schools Chief Communications en-US Officer Kerry Padrick emphasized the Disen-US -en-US tricts graduation rate, which topped the en-US Florida average of 82 percent in 2017 and en-US was one of the three main criteria used by en-US the publication to rate the nations schools.en-US Being recognized among the top public en-US schools in Florida is a stellar accomplishen-US -en-US ment celebrated by the District, she said. en-US Lincoln Park Academy has a positive histoen-US -en-US ry of such accolades and scholastic merits, en-US and having such distinctions is a hallmark en-US of excellence. St. Lucie Public Schools ranks en-US fifth in Florida and proudly serves as the en-US highest-ranking district on the Treasure en-US Coast with a graduation rate of 90.1 peren-US -en-US cent.en-US Somerset Principal Erica Rains emphaen-US -en-US sized this year was the first time the acadeen-US-en-US my has earned the Silver Medal. For the last en-US two consecutive years, U.S. News & World en-US Report has awarded the institution the en-US Bronze Medal, and Ms. Rains credits both en-US teachers and students for the higher rating.en-US I think the recognition we receive from en-US U.S. News and World Report is positive and en-US highlights our successes and progress, she en-US said. I attribute the success to the hard en-US work, dedication and love that the teachers en-US exhibit, and to the students intrinsic motien-US-en-US vation to do well.en-US U.S. News & World Report contracted the en-US nonprofit, social-science research firm en-US North Carolina-based RTI International to en-US gather data for this years survey. In addition en-US to rating schools on graduation rates, the en-US publication scored educational institutions en-US on high school proficiency test results -the en-US FSA in the case of Florida schools -and en-US how well black, Hispanic and low-income en-US students perform compared to the state en-US average for such students. Ms. Rains said the en-US goal at Somerset College Preparatory Acaden-US-en-US emy is to continually strive to raise those en-US scores.en-US First and foremost, the school intends to en-US continue to employ the most amazing and en-US dedicated teachers available, she said. Secen-US -en-US ondly, we will continue to raise the bar and en-US challenge the students, ensuring that they en-US have every opportunity we are able to proen-US -en-US vide them while being culturally sensitive. en-US What we currently do works, as is evidenced en-US by our scores improving every year.en-US While Clark Advanced Learning Center en-US Executive Director Debra Kohuth failed to en-US respond to an email request by press time, en-US Martin County School District Superintenen-US-en-US dent Laurie Gaylord lauded the school for en-US its success.en-US We are extremely proud of this remarken-US-en-US able achievement by Clark Advanced Learnen-US -en-US ing Center and we congratulate their staff en-US and our students, she said. The Martin en-US County School District, in collaboration en-US with IRSC, continues to build an inclusive en-US environment where students are able to en-US excel and meet their individual learning en-US needs.en-US U.S. News & World Report named Pine en-US View School in Sarasota County the top en-US school in Florida, which also took 19th en-US place nationwide. The other top nine Florien-US -en-US da schools according to the survey, were -en-US in order -the International Studies Charter en-US High School of Miami; Stanton College Preen-US -en-US paratory School of Jacksonville; Archimeen-US -en-US dean Upper Conservatory Charter School, en-US also of Miami; Suncoast Community High en-US School of Riviera Beach; International Studen-US-en-US ies Preparatory Academy of Coral Gables; en-US West Shore Jr./Sr. High School of Melen-US -en-US bourne; Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School of en-US Merritt Island; and the Young Womens Preen-US -en-US paratory Academy of Miami. en-USTreasure Coast schools earn national acclaimen-USU.S. News & World Report en-US says area schools some of en-US Floridas besten-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown Newsen-USLibraries Rock summer en-US reading program kickoffen-USFor Hometown en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 7


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Caf Roosevelt 763 N. Federal Hwy., Stuart, FL 34994Breakfast Brunch Lunch Eat-in Take-out Catering Pancakes Omelettes Crepes BUY ONE ENTREE GET ONE 50% OFF Its All Good!!Hours Tuesday Sunday 7AM until 2PM 772-692-6983 Wraps Burgers Soup NW DIXIE HWYROOSEVELT BRIDGENW WRIGHT BLVDNW FORK RD CAFE ROOSEVELTN S LIVE MUSIC Harold Seay Thurs., May 24 David Goodman Fri., May 25 Mike Lee Sat., May 26Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 11-9 PM Fri. & Sat. 11-10 PM Closed Major Holidays FREEHUSH PUPPY APPETIZERMinumum Purchase of $25At Fresh Catch Seafood Grill. Not to be combined w/other discounts. Dine in only. One coupon per table. Exp. 6-29-18 $5 OFF LUNCHMinumum Purchase of $25At Fresh Catch Seafood Grill. Not to be combined w/other discounts. Dine in 11am-3pm. One coupon per table. Exp. 6-29-18 en-USARIES March 21/April 20en-USAries, this week seems like a race, but you en-US may be losing steam. With a lot of distance en-US still left to cover, its time to conserve your en-US energy and find some assistance.en-USTAURUS April 21/May 21en-USTaurus, your imagination is very active lately, en-US so much so that it may make it difficult to conen-US-en-US centrate on anything else. Make an effort to en-US get work done in spite of the distractions.en-USGEMINI May 22/June 21en-USGemini, others may misinterpret your enthusien-US -en-US asm for a carefree nature. However, you are en-US actually busy getting the job done even if en-US youre having some fun doing it.en-USCANCER June 22/July 22en-USIts possible you may misread someones en-US intentions, and it could get you in a bit of hot en-US water, Cancer. Dont make any assumptions en-US and apologize if you make mistakes.en-USLEO July 23/Aug. 23en-USLeo, if your energy levels are waning, find a en-US way to put some hop in your step. Take a break en-US from work if necessary. This is a great way to en-US recharge.en-USHoroscopesen-USLyric Theatre, Terra Fermata offer en-US summer concert, other events en-USSTUART Between the Lyric Theatre en-US and Terra Fermata in Downtown Stuart, en-US there will be a variety of upcoming enteren-US -en-US tainment options for visitors in the coming en-US weeks.en-US On Saturday, May 19, the St. Lucie Ballet en-US will be in town with a show called Coppeen-US -en-US lia at 7:30 p.m., and the Mrs. and Ms. Florien-US-en-US da Pageants will be hosted on May 27 at 6 en-US p.m. DanceWorks will present Adventures en-US in Candyland on June 2 at 7 p.m. and the en-US True Crew Dance Company will be up next en-US and step out with A Day with the Crew" on en-US June 9 with two shows at 3 and 7 p.m.en-US The Lyric is offering a summer camp sesen-US -en-US sion from June 11 to 29 called Lyrics Aween-US -en-US some Summer Camp, and much of that en-US camp is directed at the individual campers en-US character than stage presence. The final en-US show for the camp is on Friday, June 29 at en-US 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $5 each.en-US Keb Mo comes to town for two shows on en-US Thursday, June 14 at 6 and 8:30 p.m. and the en-US American blues musician and four-time en-US Grammy Award winner has been called a en-US living link to the seminal Delta blues that en-US traveled up the Mississippi River and across en-US the expanse of America.en-US There will be more dance and acrobatics en-US with Mrs. Ps Dance and Acrobatic Annual en-US Showcase on June 16 at 4 p.m. and the secen-US -en-US ond summer camp session will be from July en-US 9 to 27 called Unplugged. That camp will en-US focus on students setting aside their cell en-US phones and making more time for talking en-US and listening without electronic interrupen-US -en-US tions. Campers will experience the joy of en-US what it means to disconnect and reconnect en-US to one another.en-US Meanwhile, just around the corner at en-US Terra Fermata on Saturday, May 19 will be en-US Completely Unchained, which is a Van en-US Halen tribute band, at 7 p.m. with tickets en-US available for $7. The next day, Jeff Feresheen-US-en-US tian will perform a free show at 6:30 p.m. en-US and The Grateful Jam and masters Class en-US will be on May 22. Out en-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout en-GBFRIDAY, MAY 18en-GB en-GB Open house at Audubon House & en-GB Historic Clifton Possum Long Nature en-GB Center:en-GB 2-5 p.m., 621 S.E. Palm Beach Road, en-GB Stuart. Visit the historic Audubon House built en-GB in 1948 using material from old Camp en-GB Murphy. Sponsored by Audubon of Martin en-GB County. Free. en-GB For more information, contact en-GB (772) 349-2702.en-US en-US Haitian Flag Day Festival:en-US 2-10 p.m., en-US Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9221 S.E. Civic en-US Center Place, Port St. Lucie. Open to the en-US public. en-US For more information, call (772) 240-en-US 3439, or visit en-US en-US Movie Night:en-US 6-9:30 p.m., Childrens en-US Museum of the Treasure Coast, 1707 N.E. en-US Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Parents en-US can drop kids off at the museum for a night en-US of dinner, drinks, popcorn, a movie, and time en-US to explore the museum. Meant for en-US kindergarten through 8th grade. $15 for en-US members; $20 for non-members. Space is en-US limited, register early to secure a spot. en-US Call en-US the museum at (772) 225-7575, Ext. 208 to en-US register.en-USSATURDAY, MAY 19en-US en-US Apollo School en-GBOpen house:en-GB For Martin en-GB County Historic Preservation Month, 10 a.m. en-GB to 2 p.m., Apollo School, 9141 S.E. Apollo en-GB Street, Hobe Sound. Stop in to hear from en-GB some old-timers what it was like to grow up en-GB in Hobe Sound. Light refreshments will be en-GB available. Free, public is welcome. en-GBFor more en-GB information, visit en-GB www.apolloschool.orgen-GB en-GB Third Saturday Gourmet:en-GB 5-9 p.m., en-GB downtown Hobe Sound on Dixie Highway just en-GB south of Bridge Road. Enjoy a range of food en-GB trucks, music and entertainment and craft en-GB vendors, along with browsing the shops, in a en-GB family-friendly event. en-GB For more information, en-GB call the Hobe Sound Chamber at (772) 546-en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 13en-US Seeen-US en-US SCOPESen-US, page 14 Dining en-US&en-US Entertainmenten-USFRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018 en-US MARTIN COUNTYen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSMC.COM PAGE 11en-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USSeeen-US en-US SUMMERen-US page 13


en-US 12 en-USMARTIN COUNTY One of the biggest en-US fishing tournaments on the Treasure Coast en-US will hit the sea, river and shore on May 25 en-US and 26 with the Treasure Coast Builders en-US Associations 32nd Annual. The tournament en-US usually draws more than 100 boats and has a en-US few surprises in store for 2018.en-US The two-day event will be hosted on Frien-US-en-US day with the captains party and registraen-US-en-US tion from 4 p.m. and the party afterward. en-US The fishing starts on Saturday, May 26 at en-US 6:15 a.m. and will carry on throughout the en-US day. en-US The tournament this year will include offen-US -en-US shore and inshore fishermen, and no boat is en-US required. Also, there are numerous categoen-US -en-US ries and species of fish that will be sought by en-US anglers, including dolphin, kingfish, wahoo en-US snapper and grouper.en-US Ive been fishing in this tournament for en-US all 32 years, and Ive seen it evolve, said en-US tournament committee member Ronnie en-US Kirchman. Its a great tournament and its a en-US fun tournament, and its not like the big en-US kingfish tournaments they have all over the en-US country. This is more family oriented and en-US anybody can fish it; they dont have to be a en-US TCBA member and we want everybody to en-US come out.en-US The event is hosted at Pirates Cove Resort en-US & Marina on the Manatee Pocket and cash en-US prizes in the offshore division will be paid to en-US first, second and third. Boats may check out en-US of the St. Lucie or Fort Pierce inlets, as well.en-US The rules for the inshore catch and release en-US event include fishing from a boat, kayak, en-US stand-up paddleboard, waders or land. In en-US the inshore division, anglers will submit en-US digital images of their largest snook, trout en-US and/or redfish to tally the highest-combined en-US total inches. In that category, first-, seconden-US and third-place anglers will win cash and en-US prizes. en-US Weve actually lowered the fee for the en-US inshore division, and even if you dont have en-US a boat you can still participate in the tournaen-US -en-US ment, Mr. Kirchman said. en-US The early entry fee, which is good until en-US May 21, is $295 for the offshore division en-US including up to four anglers with each extra en-US angler at $75. The single-angler entry fee for en-US the inshore division is $75 and $150 for a en-US team of up to three anglers. The entry fee en-US rates increase to $325 in the offshore and en-US $175 for inshore after the May 21 cutoff en-US date. en-US On Friday, May 25, pre-registered boats en-US will sign in and late boat entries will be en-US taken from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Pirates Cove en-US Resort & Marina. The captains reception en-US starts at 6 p.m. and will feature silent and en-US live auctions which will include a full-color en-US print of this years event logo, signed by arten-US -en-US ist Jason Mathias and much more. en-US The family friendly event also includes en-US games for the kids, and music by The en-US Pulse D.J. Tournament T-shirts will be en-US available for purchase, there will be lots of en-US complimentary appetizers from Pirates Loft en-US to enjoy and the ever-popular door prizes en-US will be given away during the evening.en-US The official weigh station opens on Saturen-US -en-US day, May 26 from noon to 4 p.m. and the en-US public is welcome to join in the weigh-in en-US festivities, which always are popular with en-US enthusiasts. The tournaments awards banen-US -en-US quet begins at 5:30 p.m. and tickets are en-US available for purchase for that event. en-US Partial tournament proceeds go to benefit en-US the TCBA Charitable Fund, which gives en-US scholarships to local students for college or en-US technical-training programs in the conen-US -en-US struction industry. en-US For more information call the TCBA office en-US at 772-336-8222, 772-562-8222 or 863-467-en-US 2007. Boat entry forms can be downloaded at en-US en-US en-US Also, interested en-US parties can email en-USmembership@treasureen-US-en-US coastba.comen-US for the form. A I F2571 SE Ocean Blvd Cedar Pointe Plaza Stuart Next to Dollar General772-781-2400 Summer Specials Buy One Get One FreeSeafood Veal Chicken Pastas Variety of Vegetarian Dishes All dinners served with garlic bread and soup or salad Prices from $14.95 and up Cannot be combined with other specials Must Bring ad. Expires 5-31-2018 Mon-Fri 11 am til 9pm Sat-Sun 2pm til 9 pm LUNCHES starting at $5.95Cuisine Expires 5-31-18. Must present coupon at time of purchase to receive offer. May not be combined with any other offer. Only one coupon per person per visit. Valid only at location shown on this coupon. Offer not valid on catalog or online purchases. While supplies last. Meat Up for Lunch! CEDAR POINTE PLAZA 2461 SE OCEAN BLVD., STUART 772-221-0222www.shadesandlamps.comSPECIALIZING IN REPAIRS & RESTORATIONS Bring in Your Lamp for a Proper FitSHADES LAMPS 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Come to the Treasure CoastsPremier Resort For Outstanding Cuisine, Relaxation, Fun & Live Entertainment Join us for BreakfastSaturday & Sunday 8:00am to 11:00am$6 Happy Hour Menu3-6pm every Lunch & Dinner Daily Waterfront Dining Tiki Bar w/ Live Music Waterfront Hotel Rooms Breakfast On The WaterConcerts in the Pocket Every Wednesday Starting at 7:00 PM at the Tiki Bar772-287-25004307 SE Bayview St, Stuart Fishing tourney hits the water May 25 en-USBy Gaylon Photo provided by TCBA en-USFishing team 'Reel Tradition' at a recent tournament.


en-US 13 en-GB4724 or visit en-GB, MAY 19 SUNDAY, MAY 20en-GB en-GB Treasure Coast Community Singers en-GB concert:en-GB Performing You're a Grand Old en-GB Flag. Two performances, at 3 p.m. en-GB Concerts are held at North Stuart Baptist en-GB Church, 1950 N. Federal Highway, Stuart. en-GB Tickets are $20 and benefit Hibiscus en-GB House. en-GB Tickets are available from a en-GB member, at the door on the day of the en-GB show, by calling the church at (772) 696-en-GB 1616, or with PayPal at en-GB Stuart Sailfish Regatta:en-GB VIP Party will en-GB be held on Friday, with the main high en-GB speed races and events of the weekend en-GB on Saturday and Sunday. Thousands of en-GB spectators will be watching on the Stuart en-GB Causeway as high-performance vessels en-GB race at high speeds to benefit local en-GB charities. en-GB For more information or tickets, en-GB call (772) 284-3007 or visit en-GB SUNDAY, MAY 20en-US en-US Tours of the Historic Seminole Inn en-US (1926):en-US 2 p.m., 15885 S.W. Warfield Blvd., en-US Indiantown. Free tours of the Inn will be en-US led by Jonnie Wall Flewelling & Iris Wall at en-US 2 p.m., Thursdays through Sundays in May, en-US in honor of Martin County Historic en-US Preservation Month. The Inn was built by en-US S. Davies Warfield, and lovingly restored by en-US the Wall family. en-US Reserve 2 days in advance en-US by calling (772) 597-3777.en-GB en-GB 'Deathtrap:' en-GB Four-time Tony nominaten-GB-en-GB ed play by Ira Levin will be presented by en-GB A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, en-GB 2399 S.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Shows are en-GB May 5-6, May 11-13, and May 18-20. en-GB Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 en-GB p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m. Reserved seating en-GB is $25. en-GB For tickets and information, call en-GB (772) 932-8880 or visit en-GB actstudiotheatre.en-GB com.en-GBSUNDAY, MAY 20en-US en-US HSTC Sips for Seniors:en-US 1-3 p.m., The en-US Crafted Keg, 555 S. Colorado Ave., Stuart. en-US Monthly Yappy Hour with craft beers, en-US mobile dog adoptions and furry fun. For en-US every pint sold in this time, Crafted Keg en-US will donate $1 to HSTC to support the en-US Senior Adoption Program. Dogs welcome if en-US vaccinated & on a leash, accompanied by en-US owner, and if the dog is well-socialized. en-US For en-US more information, call (772) 600-8218.en-GB en-GB 'Dixie Longate Has No Instructions:'en-GB en-GB 2 p.m., Kane Center, 900 S.E. Salerno en-GB Road, Stuart. Americas favorite Tupperen-GB -en-GB ware Lady returns to the Kane Center with en-GB a new one-woman show. As the world gets en-GB smaller and life gets bigger, there seems en-GB to be no guidebook for how to get through en-GB life. Join Dixie for a hilarious, raucous en-GB afternoon as she makes sense out of it all. en-GB Tickets: $20-25. en-GB For tickets call (772) en-GB 223-7800 or visiten-GB en-GB USA Dance local chapter:en-GB Ballroom, en-GB Latin and Swing dancing at the Jensen en-GB Beach Ballroom, 881 N.E. Jensen Beach en-GB Blvd., Jensen Beach, from 3-6 p.m., on the en-GB third Sunday every month. Open to the en-GB public. Admission is $11. en-GBFor more en-GB information and updates, visit en-GB www.en-GB, en-GB search on en-GB Facebook for "USA Dance #6047-Maren-GB -en-GB tin-St. Lucie," or email en-GB usad6047info@en-GB gmail.comen-USWEDNESDAY, MAY 23en-US en-US Tour the Historic Mansion at en-US Tuckahoe (1938):en-US 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. en-US Tour the historic home of Coca-Cola en-US heiress Anne Bates Leach in Indian en-US RiverSide Park, 1707 N.E. Indian River en-US Drive, Jensen Beach. Ages 8+. Free. en-USFor en-US more information, call (772) 463-3201.en-US en-US Story of Captain Sewall's Home:en-US en-US Local historian Sandra Thurlow will tell the en-US story of Captain Sewalls Home (circa en-US 1889), accompanied by Bruce and en-US Barbara Osborn in period costume as AQUAFINA is a registered trademark of PepsiCo, Inc., 2018 BUBLY and the Bubly Designs are trademarks. & Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Used with permission. All rights reserved. Book Your Getaway Today! | (407) 586-2000Soak up the sunits time to have some fun!May 25 August 12, 2018 Schools Out for Summer Sing-A-Long, Swamp Witch Escape Room andBuild-A-BearWorkshop Celebrate the Summer Pool Party andSummerFestAtriumLightShow, bothpresentedbybubly Cypress Springs Family Fun Water Park featuring our Big Cypress 60ftwaterslide anddoubleFlowRider Spa specials, surf showsand much more! Enjoy these family fun activities: Normal hurricane season approaching en-USHen-USurricane season is almost here and en-US the prediction is for an average or en-US slightly above average season. Since en-US it is still uncertain whether El Nino will en-US take place this summer, we are leaning en-US towards an average season. en-US It does not matter what the numbers are en-US if your location gets hit by a storm. The en-US time to plan for that potential blow is now, en-US well before a system is heading our way. en-US Not only is it important to prepare your en-US home, but it is equally important to prepare en-US your yard.en-US The first thing you should do as the en-US season begins is to trim all your trees and en-US bushes. One note of caution, never do your en-US trimming when there is a named storm in en-US the Atlantic. The trimmed debris may not en-US be picked up in time and could be potential en-US missiles in the event the storm hits your en-US area. en-US Get rid of any foliage that is dead or en-US might be hanging over your house. If you en-US have any dead or weak trees from last years en-US storms, cut them down so they dont have a en-US chance to do damage this year. en-US Take a tour of your yard and make a list en-US of items that would be dangerous to leave en-US lying around. This list should include patio en-US furniture, loose garden ornaments, small en-US potted plants, yard torches, arbors and even en-US your gas grill. Make a list so you know en-US ahead of time what you will have to move.en-US If you own a swimming pool, you can en-US throw all your patio furniture into the pool en-US to help keep it from traveling across en-US Florida. en-US If you have a shed or gazebo, you might en-US want to add extra tie downs to be sure they en-US will stay put and dont wind up in Kansas.en-US You can start early by limiting what you en-US keep out in your yard during the peak en-US months of August and September. Make en-US your yard as secure as possible, as this will en-US help to reduce potential damage to your en-US home.en-US There are many plants you can put in en-US your yard that are attractive and also seem en-US to hold up fairly well during a hurricane. en-US Hibiscus, Plumbago, Firecracker plant, en-US Ixoria, and even my roses seemed to hold en-US up very well during our past hurricanes. en-US You may also want to consider some native en-US plant varieties such as Palmetto Bush, en-US Passionflower, Azalea Bush, Wax Myrtle, en-US Live Oak and Southern Magnolia. Native en-US plants are used to the high winds that can en-US hit during hurricane season since they have en-US been around our area for so many years. en-US They also add a natural beauty to your yard.en-US If you live near the ocean, planting en-US becomes even more of a challenge because en-US you need to have plants that are resistant to en-US salt spray. Remember that a hurricane can en-US carry the ocean mist far inland with its en-US 70+-mph winds. Plant varieties such as en-US Indian Hawthorne, Saw Palmetto, Confeden-US -en-US erate Jasmine, Society Garlic, Daylily, en-US Pittisporum, Oleander and Mexican en-US Petunia can do very well in areas where salt en-US spray can be a problem. Gardenia plants en-US also can fare well with less than 25 percent en-US damage and full recovery after one growing en-US season.en-US If you plan on installing any new trees en-US this close to the start of the hurricane en-US season, you should plan ahead on their en-US location. Plant the trees where they wont en-US potentially cause a problem for your en-US structure. Be sure to anchor your trees en-US carefully with ties if they are newly planted en-US to help prevent damage in the event of high en-US winds.en-US As you can see, with a few common sense en-US tips and some good planning, you can have en-US both an attractive and safe yard this en-US hurricane season. Remember, the Atlantic en-US hurricane season begins June 1, 2018. en-US For tropical updates visit en-US http://homeen-US-en-US en-US Joe Zelenak has more than 30 years en-US experience in gardening and landscape. Send en-US e-mails to en-US en-US or en-US visit his website en-US www.hometowngarden.en-US com. GARDEN NOOK en-USJOE ZELENAK en-USLocal favorites Quick Fix will be in town on en-US May 25 with ticket prices set at $5 and NIXX is en-US onstage on Saturday, May 26 at 7 p.m. for the en-US same ticket price. The Pro Blues Jam will be o en-US May 30 at 7 p.m. and is hosted by Hurricane en-US Hawk Levy with no cover charge and progresen-US -en-US sive funk band Ajeva will be in town on Friday, en-US June 8. Sumner Gill, who is a local singer/songen-US-en-US writer, will perform on Sunday, June 10 and the en-US next week Spiral Light which focuses on en-US Grateful Dead and Pink Floyd classic rock en-US will be onstage June 16 at 7 p.m. with tickets for en-US $5. en-US Next up will be Treasure Coast native Raquel en-US Renner who is a Nashville recording artist en-US on June 24 with no cover charge at 6:30 p.m. en-US and the Atlantic Coast Wreckin Machine will en-US perform 60s and 70s pop and rock music on en-US Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m. with no cover en-US charge.en-US Dont forget that Terra Fermata offers a free en-US open-mic night every Monday with no cover en-US charge. en-US The Lyric Theatre is located at 59 S.W. Flagler en-US Ave. in Stuart, and can be reached at www.lyren-US -en-US or (772) 286-7827. en-US Terra Fermata is located at 26 S.E. Sixth en-US Street and can be found online at www.terraferen-US -en-US or by phone at (772) 286-5252.en-USSummeren-USFrom page 11 en-USOuten-USFrom page 11en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 14


en-US 14 en-USVIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-USVirgo, you havent yet found your groove at work, en-US but dont get discouraged because it will happen. en-US Pay attention to others around you and how they en-US act.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USEven if others think you are ambivalent, you posen-US-en-US sess a clear picture of what you want and where en-US you are heading, Libra. Dont let others misconen-US-en-US ceptions sway you.en-USSCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22en-USScorpio, if left to your own devices, you can get en-US your work done quickly. But overcoming distracen-US -en-US tions may be difficult in the days ahead. Do your en-US best to stay the course.en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USSagittarius, if you are feeling high strung or neren-US -en-US vous, you may just need to take a little time away en-US from a situation to reorient yourself. Come back en-US with a fresh perspective.en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USCapricorn, dont put others off by being too serien-US -en-US ous. Learn how to let loose a little bit this week en-US and your friends will flock to you in no time at all.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USAquarius, youre normally a people person, but en-US every once in a while you enjoy solitary time to en-US think and avoid crowds. This could be the week for en-US that.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USEverything seems to be unfolding on schedule, en-US Pisces. This is advantageous because you dont en-US have to put in extra effort or sweat the details. The perfect gift for a fun evening with friends See all available gift certificates Gift Certificates50% OFFSave BIG On Local Favorites Ages 5 to 5 th Grade June 11th 15th 9 am to Noon 2377 NE Patrician St. Jensen Beach, FL 34957 For more information, please call ALL SAINTS CHURCH FREE VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Just For Kids Summer Camps 2018 Have a summer camp? Advertise it in Hometown News! Reserve your space today! Call 1-800-823-0466 SUNNY TIME STABLES & HORSE HAVEN RESCUE(a 501c3 not for profit rescue)Come have fun horseback riding our rescued horses and show horses. Visit For more information call 772-621-0067Full week of camp starts at only $200.00 (9am-1pm) $300.00 (9 am 4:30 pm) $5 OFF WITH THIS AD en-USHelp us celebrate one of the Treasure Coasts most popular pastimes by submitting a en-US photo of your most recent catch straight from local waters.en-US Email a photo of you with your fish that is at least 1 MB or 300 dpi in size en-US to en-US Write CATCH OF THE WEEK in the subject line, and in the body of the email, en-US please include the following information:en-US Your nameen-US City you live inen-US Age (if 18 or younger)en-US Type of fishen-US Approximate size of fishen-US Area you caught the fishen-US Phone number in case we have questions (will not be printed)en-USNice en-US Catch! Sean Brush en-USPalm Cityen-US 14en-US Snooken-US 34en-US South Fork River en-USCaptain and Mrs. Sewall. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., en-US Indian RiverSide Park, 1707 N.E. Indian River en-US Drive, Jensen Beach. Free. en-USFor more en-US information, call (772) 214-9768.en-GB en-GB Open Mic Night: en-GB7-10 p.m., every en-GB Wednesday through May 30, Ground Floor en-GB Farm, 100 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., en-GB Stuart. Sign up starts at 6:30 and the open en-GB mic runs 7-10 p.m. All ages and disciplines en-GB welcome spoken word, music, comedy, en-GB writing, rap, dance, etc. The cafe will be en-GB serving food, wine and beer throughout the en-GB night. en-GB For more information, call (772) 600-en-GB 4230 or email en-GB, MAY 24en-US en-US Open House at Salerno Colored School en-US (circa 1930) & "Mrs. Williams School" en-US screening:en-US 12-2 p.m., New Monrovia Park, en-US 4455 S.E. Murray Street, Stuart. One-room en-US schoolhouse built during the era of segregaen-US -en-US tion will be open to the public, and MCTV en-US documentary "Mrs. Williams School" will be en-US shown. Free. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 221-1329.en-US en-US Panel discussion on Historic Buildings en-US Repurposed for the Arts and Community:en-US en-US 5:30 p.m., Old Court House, 80 S.E. Ocean en-US Blvd., Stuart. Discussion featuring commisen-US-en-US sioner Doug Smith, Kia Fontaine (Exec. Dir. en-US Lyric Theatre), Steven Grant (Mayor of en-US Boynton Beach), and Rick Gonzalez (REG en-USOuten-USFrom page 13en-USScopesen-USFrom page 11 en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 16


en-US 15 en-USEarl Stewart is the owner and general en-US manager of Earl Stewart Toyota in North en-US Palm Beach. The dealership is located at en-US 1215 N. Federal Highway in Lake Park. en-US Contact him at, en-US call 561-358-1474, fax 561-658-0746 or en-US emailen-US you ever heard of the Affinity en-US Development Group based in San en-US Diego? Neither had I until I did a en-US little investigating. The web page graphic en-US you see displayed above is from their web en-US page, not Costco. Affinity is a separate en-US company that makes their money by en-US marketing products and services for other en-US companies with well-known brand names en-US like Costco. Ive been a member of Costco en-US for many years and my dealership has been en-US a participant in the Costco Auto Buying en-US program for almost as many years. Until en-US recently, I thought that Costco was the en-US authority behind the Costco Auto Buying en-US program and responsible for its implemenen-US -en-US tation and oversightnot soIts owned, en-US operated, and managed by the Affinity en-US Development Group.en-US This revelation came when I complained en-US to Costco about thelack of transparency en-US and apparent deliberate deceptionby en-US Costco dealers that Costco was referring en-US their members to for auto purchases. I en-US spoke to an executive Vice President of en-US Costco, Rick Dergaradebian, who seemed en-US very concerned that Costco members were en-US unknowingly paying higher prices for cars en-US in the Costco Auto Buying Program than en-US the Costco price sheets indicated they en-US should be paying. He had Rick Borg, en-US Executive VP, Program Operations at en-US Affinity Development Group call me.en-US Rick Borg and I had a lengthy conversaen-US -en-US tion, heated at times, about my allegations. en-US I explained to him that I have mystery en-US shopped dozens of Costco approved auto en-US dealers and my allegations derive directly en-US from my discoveries about how they treat en-US Costco members. Im not accusing Rick en-US Borg, Affinity, and certainly not Costco of en-US deliberately deceiving Costco members into en-US paying higher prices than indicated on the en-US Costco pricing sheet that each dealer must en-US have. These prices are approved by the en-US Costco Auto Buying program (Alliance) en-US and I presume Costcosintentis to offer its en-US members lower prices than they could en-US otherwise obtain.Rick Borg and I agreed en-US that most car dealers do not deal honestly en-US and transparently with their customersand en-US they presumably are not dealing honestly en-US and transparently with the Affinity en-US Development Group aka Costco Auto en-US Buying Program either. Rick Borg did say en-US that Affinity does mystery shop its dealers en-US and had found no evidence of deception, en-US but when I asked him how many car dealers en-US Affinity mystery shopped in South Florida, en-US he couldnt answer me. Rick Borgs Affinity en-US Development Group implements the en-US Costco Auto Buying program in all 50 states en-US and state laws are different in each state en-US with respect to Dealer Fees which is the en-US crux of the problem. Rick Borg admitted en-US that I probably know more about the en-US Florida dealer fee law than he didhes en-US correct. He thought a dealer was required en-US by Florida law to charge every customer a en-US dealer fee if he charged just oneNOT en-US TRUE. He didnt know that most dealers in en-US Florida charge multiple dealer fees all by en-US different name and amounts and thats en-US legal. He seemed to know that Florida law en-US required that all dealer fees be included in en-US the advertised price of the vehicle, but he en-US didnt believe that the Costco price sheet en-US shown to customer to induce them to buy en-US was an advertisement. I do think its an en-US advertisement.en-US Rick stated that Costco Auto Program en-US dealers are required to state the amount of en-US their dealer fee at the top of the first page of en-US the official Costco price sheets.He en-US admitted that they dont include the dealer en-US fee in the price. In my experience from en-US mystery shopping,most Costco members en-US never see the Costco price sheet, but take en-US the salesmans word for the Costco price. en-US Ive studied a copy of my dealerships en-US official Costco price sheet and I see no en-US place to list a dealer fee (I do not charge a en-US dealer fee). Rick Borg admitted that Schumen-US -en-US acher Chevrolet (who I mystery shopped) en-US did not all listall threeof his dealer fees at en-US the top of his Costco price sheet, only one. I en-US havent seen that price sheet and, as I say, I en-US see no provision or reference to dealer fees en-US on my price sheet. Im not sure how en-US Schumacher Chevrolet do state their dealer en-US fee; in fact, Im skeptical that they do.en-US Rick Borg and I left it that we would en-US work together to improve the transparency en-US and honesty in the way Costco dealers sold en-US cars to Costco members based on the en-US promised price on the Costco price sheet. en-US Here is what I propose: en-US 1. The vehicle price stated on the official en-US Costco Auto Buying Program Members en-US Only Price sheet must be the final out-the-en-US door price plus government fees only. The Dignity Memorial professional provider network is here to guide you every step of the way. AYCOCK FUNERAL HOME Our professional, experienced and dedicate staff provides exceptional, compassionate care to families at a difficult time in their lives. rfnftfb rfnffbb Funeral & burial services of all faiths & cultures. Personalized services from time honored traditions, personal photographs to favorite readings & songs. Dorothy Calabrese   of en-USLake Charles in St en-US Lucie West and her en-US travel gang visited en-US the beautiful Monen-US-en-US tego Bay, Jamaica en-US starting April 8, 2018.   The swim en-US-en-US ming beauties are en-US Joanne McGrath & en-US Jan Bush from Vero, en-US Connie Sue Romeo & en-US Dorothy Calabrese en-US from Lake Charles, St en-US Lucie West along en-US with Roy (their guide) en-US for Catamaran sightseeing.   They en-USmanaged to keep the en-US newspaper dry too. en-US Thanks for en-US taking us en-US along! en-USAre you a fan of the Hometown News? Well, we are inviting you to en-US take us along on your next adventure. en-US Each week, we will feature a different reader-submitted photo that showcases one (or en-US more) of our Treasure Coast residents reading the Hometown News in a unique or en-US exotic place. Whether you take a trip to the Grand Canyon or a cruise to the Bahamas, en-US bring your Hometown News with you and have someone snap a picture.en-US Email your photo (at least 1 MB in size) to en-US news@hometownnewsol.comen-US and include en-US your first and last name, the city you live in and the location/date of where the photo en-US was taken. Type TOURING WITH THE TOWNIES in the subject line.en-USTouring with the Townies en-USIs Costcos Auto Buying Program an Achilles Heel? ON CARS en-USEARL STEWART en-USSeeen-US en-US EARLen-US page 16


en-US 16 en-USArchitects). Free. en-US For more information, call en-US (772) 287-6676.en-GB en-GB Acoustic Music Jam:en-GB 7-9 p.m., every en-GB Thursday through June 28, Ground Floor en-GB Farm, 100 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., en-GB Stuart. Dust off your banjo, guitar, mandolin, en-GB fiddle, uke, stand up bass, or other acoustic en-GB instrument, and come share your favorite old en-GB time, bluegrass, and celtic tunes. All ages, en-GB abilities welcome. Hosted by Appalachian en-GB and celtic fiddler Fran Lowry. en-GB Call (772) 600-en-GB 4230 or email en-GB en-US Jammin Jensen:en-US 6-9:30 p.m., every en-US Thursday night in downtown Jensen Beach en-US except for Thanksgiving. en-USFor more en-US information, visit en-US & FRIDAYS, MAY 24 JULY 27en-GB en-GB Hobe Sound Nature Center Sea Turtle en-GB Walks:en-GB Held on Thursday and Friday en-GB evenings, May 24 through July 27. en-GB Reservations for the 2018 season will open en-GB on Monday, April 2. Numbers are limited for en-GB each walk and a donation of $5 per person en-GB is requested. Reservations are required & en-GB must be made in advance; waitlists are en-GB available. en-GB Call (772) 546-2067 or visit en-GB calendar/turtle_walksen-GBTHROUGH FRIDAY, MAY 25en-GB en-GB Court House Cultural Center Gallery en-GB Exhibition: Marvin S. Cone Annual High en-GB School Juried Art Showen-GB 80 E. Ocean Blvd., en-GB Stuart. This annual exhibition features works en-GB of student artists from our five local high en-GB schools since 1987. Exhibit runs from April en-GB 19 to May 25. en-GBGallery hours are Tuesday en-GB through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and en-GB Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. en-GB Call (772) en-GB 287-6676 or visit en-GB, MAY 25 SATURDAY, MAY 26en-GB en-GB The Planets:'en-GB Hallstrom Planetarium, en-GB IRSC main campus, 3209 Virginia Ave., en-GB Fort Pierce. In a recorded narration, Kate en-GB Mulgrew (Captain Janeway of 'Star Trek: en-GB Voyager') takes us on a grand tour of the en-GB solar system. Explore the surfaces of Mars, en-GB the perils of the asteroid belt, the cold rings en-GB of stormy gas planets and the features of en-GB other solar systems. Show times are Friday at en-GB 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Saturday at 1 p.m. en-GB and 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. Cen-GB ontact the en-GB IRSC box office at (772) 462-4750 or email en-GB, MAY 26en-GB en-GB Remembrance & Re-Dedication en-GB Ceremony for Hobe Sound Allen Temple en-GB Cemetery (1910): en-GB 10 a.m. Hosted by the en-GB Hobe Sound Allen Temple Cemetery en-GB Archaeological and Cultural Conservation en-GB Committee with speaker Dinizulu Gene en-GB Tinnie, Hobe Sound Bible College, 11298 en-GB S.E. Gomez Ave. Free. en-GBFor more information, en-GB call (772) 260-1766.en-GB en-GB Treasure Coast Chamber Music en-GB Society concert:en-GB Winds of the Lakeside en-GB Chamber Players (Charles McGee, oboe, en-GB Peter Wright, clarinet, and Janet Harris, en-GB bassoon) at 7 p.m., A.C.T. Studio Theatre, en-GB Cedar Pointe Plaza, 2399 S.E. Ocean Blvd., en-GB Stuart. Individual tickets, if available, are en-GB $40. en-GB For more information or to order en-GB tickets, visit en-GB availability-notice.htmlen-GBTHROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 27en-GB en-GB 'Waiting in the Wings:' en-GB Taking place in a en-GB charitable retirement home for actresses, all en-GB former stars, the story revolves around two en-GB famous actresses who have feuded for 30 en-GB years. At the same time the home, funded by en-GB a charity, is in financial straits when the en-GB residents organize a fund raiser which en-GB backfires. A Noel Coward tribute to theater en-GB and the problems of aging that's funny, wise, en-GB and compassionate. The Barn Theatre, 2400 en-GB S.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart, will present this en-GB show. Shows are May 10 through May 27. en-GB Show times are 8 p.m., except Sunday en-GB matinees are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20, with en-GB student and group discounts available.en-GB For en-GB tickets, call the box office at (772) 287-4884 en-GB or visit en-GB Answers Located in the Classied Section Out en-USFrom page 14en-US2. The Costco member must sign the en-US Costco Auto Buyer Member Only Sheet en-US ensuring that he did see the Costco member en-US only price of the car he or she is buying.en-US 3. All dealer fees by any name and any en-US amount must be included in the Costco en-US Auto Buying Program Members Only Price.en-US 4. All dealer installed accessories must en-US also be included in the Costco Auto Buying en-US Program Members Only Price.en-US 5. The Costco Auto Program Dealer must en-US email or fax the final vehicle buyers order en-US indicating the out-the-door price charged en-US the Costco customer plus government fees en-US only on every transaction directly to Costco en-US and Affinity Development Group.en-US The Costco Auto Program Dealer will en-US allow only Costco Authorized Dealer en-US Contacts named in the official Costco Auto en-US Buying Program Members Only Price Sheet en-US to sell a vehicle to a Costco member. This en-US name must be displayed on the vehicle en-US buyers order furnished to Costco on every en-US transaction.en-US 7. Every Costco Auto Program Dealer en-US will be mystery shopped at least once every en-US 3 months.en-US 8. Any Costco Auto Program Dealer that en-US receives more than one failing shopping en-US report in a 12-month period will be en-US canceled.en-US I urge Costcos Mark DerGarabedian to en-US personally oversee the changes in the en-US Costco Auto Buying Program. The success en-US of the Costco Auto Buying Program is en-US solely due to the trust Costco members have en-US in the Costco name brand. Costco, to me en-US and all its members, means honesty, en-US transparency, consistently low prices, en-US quality, 100% return policy, and total en-US customer satisfaction. My wife, Nancy, and en-US I shop at Costco frequently and order en-US online. I normally comparison shop price en-US when I deal with other stores, but I know en-US that Costco marks up nothing over 15%. en-US Just this last week I bought a supply en-US toothpaste from Costco for $20 less than en-US advertised on Amazon as Amazons en-US Choice. If Costco has a product we want, en-US we buy it from Costcono place else.en-US Unfortunately, at this time, I cant say the en-US same thing about the Costco Auto Buying en-US Program. Car buyers should shop and en-US compare the Costco Auto Buying Program en-US Members Only Price with at least 3 en-US competing dealers before buying a car. en-US Hopefully this situation will be corrected en-US and this will no longer be necessary.en-USEarlen-USFrom page 15


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