Hometown news (Melbourne, FL). 2007.

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Hometown news (Melbourne, FL). 2007.
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en-USVol. 15, No.10 en-USFriday, Sept. 14, 2018 MELBOURNEWEST MELBOURNE en-US @HometownNewsBrevard @hometownnewsbrevard @HometownNewsBre en-USINDEX Adoptable 4 Classified 18 Crossword en-US17 Horoscopes en-US11 Obituaries 17 Out & About 11 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6en-US$1 en-USNEXT LAUNCHen-USOct. 17, About midnight EDT.en-US An Atlas 5 rocket (AV-073), en-US will launch the fourth en-US Advanced Extremely High en-US Frequency (AEHF) satellite. en-USSpace Coast Pride festival en-US eyes equality, entertainmenten-USMelbourne en-US Municipal en-US Band startsen-US seasonen-US Bulldogs topple Panthers en-USFor the complete Community en-US Calender listings, go to en-US www.en-US calendar/community/en-USFRIDAY, SEPT. 14 en-USTake a walk, learn to en-US knit: en-US The City of Melen-US -en-US bourne's Parks and en-US Recreation Department en-US hosts Adult Morning Club en-US from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. en-US Fridays, Mondays and en-US Wednesdays.en-US Enjoy an early walk to en-US reduce stress, build muscle, en-US strengthen your heart, and en-US learn how to crochet and en-US knit. You also will have the en-US opportunity to learn about en-US basic skills of computers en-US and cell phone technology.en-US Admission is free and for en-US ages 18 years and older.en-US For more information, en-US call (321) 608-7450.en-US Dinner and dancing:en-US Elks Lodge No. 1744 en-USCommunity en-US Calendar en-USIT'S A SNAPen-USDerek Youngblood, 11, en-US caught a 10.5-inch en-US Mangrove Snapper in en-US Fort Pierce CATCH OF THE WEEK 16 TOURING WITH THE TOWNIES 17 en-USVISIT TO FRANCEen-USBarbara Hickey, from en-US Palm Bay, visited her en-US daughter in Verteuil en-US en-US en Charenteen-US Billie Castillo, an 11th en-US grader from Titusville en-US High, a member of the en-US cross country team en-USRUN BILLLIE, RUN ATHLETE OF THE WEEK 10 rffntbn br Meet Jack Hanna 2 Shows Sat! Central Florida Home & Garden Expo North Hall B 9400 Universal Blvd. Orlando THIS WEEKEND! SAT 10-7 SUN 10-5 2 for 1 Admission Regular Admission $8 Children under 16 FREE Seniors $4 Military with ID FREE Nationally Known Emmy Award Winning Wildlife Ambassador 877.730.SHOW (7469) Alex Schierholtz/Staff photographer en-USMelbourne High sophomore running back Antonio Wright hits an open hole as en-US the Bulldogs beat the Bayside Bears 30-6 on Sept. 7. en-USBREVARD COUNTY The 11th annual en-US Space Coast Pride Festival and Parade will be en-US Saturday, Sept. 29. The festival aims to foster en-US celebration of equality and entertainment.en-US The festival and parade are free and open to en-US the public. There will be live entertainment as en-US well as 50 groups featured in this years parade. en-US Cortney Thompson, President of SCP, said en-US the purpose for the festival was to encourage en-US people to come out and discover the events his en-US organization provides. en-US To me, its about raising awareness that we en-US exist, that were here, and here to give people a en-US fun place to go for the weekend, Mr. Thompen-US -en-US son said. en-US Mr. Thompson said the foot-space for the en-US festival was larger than years previous. Over en-US 150 vendors will be on display in an expo-like en-US setting this year.en-US Itll be very nice and professional inside and en-US our top sponsors have really nice booths set up, en-US Mr. Thompson said. en-US Sponsors for the event include companies en-US like Harris, Rockwell Collins, Wells Fargo, en-US Northrop Grumman, and many more. en-US The main goal of the festival, according to en-US By Josh Whiteneren-USFor Hometown Newsen-USBREVARD COUNTY The Melen-US-en-US bourne Municipal Band and its en-US 22-piece big band ensemble, Swingen-US -en-US time, are preparing for a big week of en-US tunes that will sweep you off your feet en-US onto the dance floor.en-US The Melbourne Municipal Band will en-US kick off its latest season of Music That en-US Moves You with two free concerts on en-US Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 19 en-US and 20, at the Melbourne Auditorium, en-US 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd.en-US Doors to the concert will open at en-US 6:30 p.m. with pre-show entertainen-US-en-US ment by the groups newest Rock & en-US Roll Revue ensemble. The rock and en-US roll group primarily plays music from en-US the 1950s and s.en-US The main event will begin at 7:30 en-US p.m. and will feature Jdon Brooks, a en-US 17-year-old music major at Eastern en-US Florida State College. Jdon will sing en-US Ol Man River and The Impossible en-US Dream.en-US Concerts dont have to be stuffy, en-US formal or boring, especially not when en-US its your favorite community band en-US playing, said Conductor Staci Rosen-US-en-US bury in a press release. Cartoon en-US music, clarinets meowing like cats and en-US a tuba solo are just a few examples of en-US what this concert holds in store. Youll en-US have to join us to find out what else we en-US have up our collective sleeves!en-US By Brittany Mulliganen-USbmulligan@hometownnewsol.comen-GBSeeen-GB en-GB PRIDEen-GB page 4en-GB Seeen-GB en-GB BANDen-GB, page 7en-GB Seeen-GB en-GB CALENDARen-GB, page 3


en-US 2 Finish STRONG VENDORS HORS DOEUVRES DOOR PRIZES!JIM TOWEYKeynote Speaker Jim Towey was legal counsel to Mother Teresa of Calcutta and lived in one of her missions that cared for those near the end of life. He also served as the Director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives. Any proceeds from the Finish Strong event will go to support Aging Matters in Brevard. A strong nish means organizing yourself to ensure decisions made about the end of your lifes journey are YOURS. Keynote Speaker Jim Towey is the founder of Aging with Dignity and the creator of the Five Wishes advance directives document. Join Jim and a panel of medical, spiritual, legal and nancial representatives for a discussion of whats needed to Finish Strong. All attendees will receive a free copy of the Five Wishes. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 3:00 PMScott Center for the Performing Arts5625 Holy Trinity Drive Melbourne, FL 32940FREE Admission I 321.622.8144 PRESENTED BY:


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Come see for yourself why Lamplighter Village has twice been awarded the coveted Readers Choice Award for the best retire ment community on the Space Coast.Resort Amenities Own for the cost of renting! Group creates database for plant-based menu en-USBREVARD A little over three years en-US ago, Indian Harbor Beach resident en-US Keenun Barley started a small, private en-US Facebook group for a few friends who en-US wanted to share plant-based recipes, post en-US pictures of restaurant meals or ask quesen-US -en-US tions about plant-based eating.en-US As that groups membership grew to en-US more than 600 members, with another 50 en-US on the waiting list as of Sept. 6, its popuen-US-en-US larity prompted Ms. Barley to create a en-US website and public Facebook page geared en-US toward similar topics.en-US The website, www.plantbasedbrevard.en-US com, launched Sept. 4 while its companen-US -en-US ion Facebook page, Plant-Based Brevard, en-US became available earlier this year.en-US The driving force behind the website is en-US to offer a database of restaurants in Breen-US -en-US vard County that lists each restaurants en-US vegan menu items. The website also en-US includes an event calendar and a blog that en-US features restaurant reviews and profiles of en-US local vegan residents.en-US To go along with the restaurant theme, en-US Plant-Based Brevards Facebook page en-US highlights eateries and stores that are en-US offering plant-based items, restaurant en-US specials and events.en-US Everybody kept asking the same quesen-US -en-US tions [about restaurants], Ms. Barley said en-US of the original groups members.en-US Eventually it became evident that we en-US needed to create a shareable database for en-US anyone in the area who needed or wanted en-US all the info that we share in our group, so en-US here we are! Plant-Based Brevards weben-US -en-US site adds. We are all very excited to offer en-US these resources to the residents of our en-US county and all who visit.en-US Like the original Facebook group, en-US Plant-Based Brevards new website and en-US Facebook page are targeted not only en-US toward people who already eat vegan en-US diets, but also omnivores who want to try en-US more meatless dishes or find meals they en-US can enjoy with a vegan family member.en-US The open format is meant to be welen-US -en-US coming and focused on food only not en-US nutrition, animal rights or related issues en-US that sometimes come up in vegan food en-US groups and can lead to criticism of a peren-US -en-US sons choice to eat vegan only some of the en-US time, or to eat vegan food that could be en-US considered junk food, Ms. Barley en-US explained.en-US The website currently features more en-US than 25 full listings and about 30 listings en-US that have been partially completed. en-US As there are at least 100 more to add, en-US the group is looking for volunteers who en-US can help call restaurants to collect inforen-US -en-US mation on their menus, Ms. Barley said.en-US Any restaurant that has vegan menu en-US options can be included in the database.en-US I really wanted to show people that en-US there are lots of options right here in Breen-US -en-US vard County, said Ms. Barley, who moved en-US to the Space Coast from Orlando four en-US years ago. I can eat anywhere here and en-US Im not just talking about salads and vegen-US -en-US gie burgers. en-US Things are changing here in such a big en-US way and Im just thrilled to be a part of it, en-US Ms. Barley added.en-US In providing information about local en-US restaurants to residents and visitors, en-US Plant-Based Brevard has also helped en-US restaurants expand their customer base, en-US Ms. Barley noted.en-US After recently volunteering to serve as a en-US taste tester for a new vegan cheese pizza at en-US NY Pizza Spot & Italian Kitchen in West en-US Melbourne, for example, Ms. Barley made en-US a post about the experience on Facebook en-US and it helped the restaurant swiftly sell en-US numerous vegan pizzas.en-US For more information, visit en-US www.planten-US -en-US basedbrevard.comen-US.en-US By Jamie Desena-McFarlanden-USFor Hometown News en-USwelcomes Elks and guests to their lodge, en-US 211 S. Nieman Ave., Melbourne, for en-US Dinner and Dance Night on Fridays. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. an d en-USdancing starts at 6:30 p.m. with live music.en-US For more information about room en-US rentals or scheduled activities, call (321) en-US 768-1744.en-US Things to do at in the Joseph N. Davis en-US Community Center in Melbourne: en-US Fridays:en-US Late Night Basketball (ages 8 en-US -17 years) from 8 to 11 p.m. $1.en-US Mondays:en-US Morning Walk (all ages) from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Mon day to Friday. en-USFree. Pickleball (all ages) from 9 a.m. to en-USnoon Mondays and Wednesdays. $1.en-US Adult Organized Full Court Basketball en-US ages 18 years and older) from 12:30 to en-US 2:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. $1. en-US After School Tutoring (ages 6-12 years) en-US from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Monday to Thursday. en-US Free.en-US Chess & Critical Thinking Class (all en-US ages) from 5 to 6 p.m.en-US en-US Tuesdays:en-US Bingo from 10 to 11 a.m. $2.en-US Table Tennis Club (all ages) from 7 to en-US 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free. en-US Wednesdays: en-US Video Game Night (all en-US ages) from 6 to 8 p.m. Free.en-US Adult Step Dance Class is held the first en-US and third Wednesdays and is from 6:30 to en-US 8 p.m.en-US Thursdays:en-US Co-ed Community en-US Volleyball (ages 16 years and older) from en-US 6 to 8:30 p.m. $1.en-US All events take place in the Joseph N. en-US Davis Community Center. 2547 Grant St., en-US Melbourne.en-US For more information, call (321) 608-en-GBSeeen-GB en-GB CALENDARen-GB, page 9en-GBCalendaren-USFrom page 1


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en-US 5 en-USMelbourne Police Departmenten-USLisa Kaminski, 53, of Carolin Street, Melen-US-en-US bourne, was arrested Aug. 30 and charged with en-US burglary of unoccupied conveyance unarmed. en-US Rashawnda Friar, 33, of Post Road, Melen-US-en-US bourne, was arrested Aug. 31 and charged with en-US aggravated battery as domestic violence. en-US Melony Gazey, 29, of Marquis Street, Melen-US-en-US bourne, was arrested Aug. 31 and charged with en-US maintaining a place for prostitution (3rd or suben-US -en-US sequent offense).en-US Kenneth Scott, 57, of Wisteria Drive, Melen-US-en-US bourne, was arrested Aug. 31 and charged with en-US abuse of an elderly or disabled adult without en-US great harm, felony battery (2nd or subsequent en-US offense), and threat with death seriously bodien-US -en-US ly harm to law enforcement officer. en-US Keith Cunningham, 63, of Bridgewater Drive, en-US Melbourne, was arrested Sept. 2 and charged en-US with felony battery. en-US Gerado Flores, 44, of San Juan Circle, Melen-US -en-US bourne, was arrested Sept. 2 and charged with en-US battery, and threat with death serious bodily en-US harm to law enforcement officer. en-US Shaun Lowe, 34, of S. Ontario, Melbourne, en-US was arrested Sept. 2 and charged with assault en-US with intent to commit felony. en-US Antonio Ahrens, 55, of Watkins Drive, Melen-US-en-US bourne, was arrested Sept. 3 and charged with en-US fleeing/eluding law enforcement officer with en-US lights/siren.en-US Charles Zimmerman, 40, of Wilson Street, en-US Melbourne, was arrested Sept. 3 and charged en-US with false imprisonment as kidnapping. en-US Bradley Swertfager, 20, New Avenue Aveen-US -en-US nue, Melbourne, was arrested Sept. 5 and en-US charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle. en-US West Melbourne Police Departmenten-US Aimmie Johnson, 30, of Pinewood Drive, en-US Palm Bay, was arrested Sept. 3 and charged en-US with petty theft 2nd degree shoplifting (3rd or en-US subsequent offense).en-US Marcus Nelson, 36, of Plummer Circle, Melen-US-en-US bourne, was arrested Sept. 3 and charged with en-US destroying/tampering with physical evidence, en-US possession of marijuana under 20 grams, and en-US petty theft 2nd degree shoplifting (1st en-US offense).en-USBrevard County Sheriffs Officeen-USLarry Barringer, 18, of Lipscomb Street, Palm en-US Bay, was arrested Aug. 30 and charged with en-US two counts possession of cocaine, and possesen-US -en-US sion of drug paraphernalia. en-US Bradley Chandler, 18, of Dunn Street, Mims, en-US was arrested Aug. 30 and charged with armed en-US burglary of dwelling/structure as robbery, buren-US -en-US glary of an unoccupied conveyance, two counts en-US of burglary of an unoccupied dwelling armed, en-US two counts dealing in stolen property, grand en-US theft of a firearm as pickpocketing, two counts en-US grand theft of a motor vehicle, and grand theft en-US larceny over $300 and less than $5,000, and en-US petty theft 2nd degree larceny (1st offense).en-US Marrisa Caborn, 36, of Ridgewood Avenue, en-US Cape Canaveral, was arrested Aug. 30 and en-US charged with felony battery. en-US Tonya Edwards, 36, of Ellis Lane, Mims, was en-US arrested Aug. 30 and charged with possession en-US of a controlled substance, and possession of en-US drug legend without prescription. en-US Gregory Kelly, 56, of Second Street, Cocoa en-US Beach, was arrested Aug. 30 and charged with en-US driving while license suspended (3rd or subseen-US-en-US quent offense), failure to register motor vehicle, en-US fleeing/eluding law enforcement with lights and en-US sirens, possession of marijuana less than 20 en-US grams, and possession of drug paraphernalia.en-US Jarrod Burns, 38, of Orange Street, Melen-US -en-US bourne, was arrested Aug. 31 and charged with en-US possession of a controlled substance, dealing en-US in stolen property, and false verification to a en-US pawnbroker over $300.en-US John Crosby, 25, of Mangrove Drive, Merritt en-US Island, was arrested Aug. 31 and charged with en-US possession of a controlled substance, and posen-US-en-US session of drug paraphernalia. en-US Yovon Dell, 27, of Exeter E, Boca Raton, was en-US arrested Aug. 31 and charged with possession en-US of a controlled substance, possession of marien-US-en-US juana less than 20 grams, and driving while en-US license suspended with knowledge (2nd en-US offense).en-US Wilson Gonzalez, 28, of Wickham Road, Melen-US -en-US bourne, was arrested Aug. 31 and charged with en-US aggravated assault with a deadly weapon withen-US -en-US out intent kill, possession of a firearm/ammo by en-US convicted felon, and discharge of a firearm en-US from vehicle. en-US Steven Guthrie, 52, of Breeze Lane, Melen-US -en-US bourne, was arrested Aug. 31 and charged with en-US possession of cocaine, introduction of contraen-US-en-US band into jail facility, and possession of a conen-US -en-US trolled substance. en-US Gregory McKay, 36, of Colbert Circle, Melen-US -en-US bourne, was arrested Aug. 31 and charged with en-US five counts of possession of cocaine, five en-US counts of sale of cocaine, and driving while en-US license suspended (habitual offender).en-US Felice Ortiz, 21, of Finsterwald Drive, Titusen-US-en-US ville, was arrested Aug. 31 and charged with en-US grand theft false pretenses over $300 and en-USless than $5,000, and scheme to defraud over en-US $300 as false pretenses. en-US Maria Adorno, 44, of First Avenue, Titusville, en-US was arrested Sept. 2 and charged with driving en-US while license suspended (habitual offender), en-US failure to leave information with unattended en-US vehicle/property, introduction of contraband en-US into jail facility, possession of marijuana less en-US than 20 grams, and trespassing of structure or en-US conveyance. en-US Dominque Bryant, 26, of Fleming Street, en-US Sebastian, was arrested Sept. 2 and charged en-US with possession of cocaine with intent to sell/en-US manufacture/deliver, possession of a controlled en-US substance, possession of marijuana less than en-US 20 grams, and two counts of possession of en-US drug paraphernalia. en-US Joel Flowers, 28, of Blackhawk Road, Micco, en-US was arrested Sept. 2 and charged with possesen-US -en-US sion of cocaine with intent to sell/manufacture/en-US deliver, possession of a controlled substance, en-US possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, en-US and possession of drug paraphernalia. en-US Gregory Haynes, 59, of Labrador Lane, Grant en-US Valkaria, was arrested Sept. 2 and charged en-US with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling en-US unarmed, criminal mischief over $1,000, petty en-US theft from building over $100 and less than en-US $300 (1st degree), possession of burglary tools en-US with intent to use, and resisting officer without en-US violence. en-US Ronald Sarver, 32, of Wiley Avenue, Mims, en-US was arrested Sept. 2 and charged with driving en-US with license suspended with knowledge (3rd or en-US subsequent offense), and giving false ID to law en-US enforcement officer.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 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News ClerkPhone (321) 242-1013 Fax (321) 242-1281Classified (321) 242-0442 1-800-823-0466 Rants & Raves (321) 242-1276Circulation Inquiries 1-866-913-6397 circulation@hometownnewsol.comMELBOURNE en-USVIEWPOINTen-USFRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2018 en-US MELBOURNEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSBREVARD.COM PAGE 6en-USLaws dictate political climateen-USBoy are we tired of the mayhem in Chien-US -en-US cago, politicians (especially Rahmbo) tells en-US us that it is because of the guns that come en-US across the border from Indiana and if it en-US wasnt for them they would have a peaceen-US -en-US ful city.en-US But thats not what the other politicians en-US tell us from Chicago. Here is what they en-US say: The democrats use the gangs to force en-US the voters to the polling booths to keep en-US them in power, hence they need the gangs, en-US the gangs need their territory hence the en-US constant wars.en-US The police tell us that the Democratic en-US rule has resulted in lenient laws, they en-US arrest people that should be put in jail but en-US they plead out and go back out on the en-US street, even in the case of a serious offense en-US the judge will give them a soft sentence so en-US the gang member will know that there en-US will not be a major penalty facing him for en-US the various crimes: drugs, prostitution, en-US assault, robbery, etc. All of these can be en-US pleaded away. en-US Until there is a realistic approach to en-US political change and law enforcement, en-US nothing will change. en-US So in the case of Chicago . nothing en-US will change.en-US They, such as the Democrats in charge, en-US always have like the liberal law enforceen-US -en-US ment. There is no remedy to what the polen-US-en-US iticians have created. en-USCell tower worries residents en-USWe are very concerned about the en-US 225-feet-high tower erected in 2015 for en-US emergency 911 communication improveen-US -en-US ments.en-US It is in south Satellite Beach between en-US Satellite Avenue and Indian Harbour en-US Beach's Martesia Subdivision. en-US The county actually put it near the ball en-US field where kids play in a residential comen-US -en-US munity. en-US Why???? en-US Recently the tower added five M/W en-US dishes to it. We are unable to get a concise en-US answer from either the county or the city en-US of Indian Harbour Beach if there will be en-US more additions to the tower, thereby en-US increasing the radio frequency output. en-US Does it have the potential to be a health en-US hazard? en-US It currently glows red lights at night, en-US and is ruining our property's value. Resien-US -en-US dents in the surrounding area should en-US attend public meetings or this tower or it en-US may end up supporting five major cell en-US companies. en-US Involved parties claim residents en-US received letters two years ago but I have en-US not found one neighbor who received the en-US notice of install. en-US The tower, in the near future, would en-US generate revenue from companies leasing en-US space. en-US Is there a cancer risk here long term? en-US Please stay involved so that this tower en-US does not support anymore entities. en-US Contact city hall at Indian Harbour en-US Beach for more details. en-US Your health and that of your family may en-US depend on your involvement or lack of . en-US Thank you.en-USPolitical decisions are downfall en-USThere are major historical problems en-US that politicians have given us.en-US Think about this: Berlin has fallen to en-US the Allies and Russia, Franklin Delano en-US Roosevelt, beloved by America and has en-US passed away and made many agreements en-US with his partner Joseph Stalin although en-US Britain's Prime Minister Winston Churen-US -en-US chill did not like him. We appear to have en-US an alliance that we could not break, howen-US -en-US ever one of our generals, Gen. George en-US Patton, made a statement that we should en-US drive the Russians out and keep driving en-US them until we reached the Russian border. en-US This of course got him relieved but was en-US he right? en-US Our agreement that FDR had made en-US gave Stalin all of eastern Europe and half en-US of Germany.en-US At the conclusion of the Korean conflict en-US Gen. Douglas MacArthur, who had been en-US commanding the entire Eastern Comen-US -en-US mand, including Japan, recommended to en-US the president that we should enter North en-US Korea and defeat them. He was relieved en-US of his command in disgrace, but was he en-US right?en-US In the Vietnam conflict we never went en-US on offense, although we were defending en-US South Vietnam what War can be won by en-US any military in any conflict against any en-US opponent if that military never goes on en-US the offense? The answer is none, there en-US has never been any conflict won by any en-US army in a defensive struggle. The war en-US between the North and the South was en-US predominantly fought in the south with en-US the South on defense, the only major baten-US -en-US tle fought in the north was fought where, en-US yes, in Gettsburg, and as everyone that en-US has ever read any history (most of this en-US generation hasnt) the South left that baten-USen-UStlefield in defeat, never to venture north en-US again.en-US Political decisions have been our downen-US -en-US fall in every instance, we could have en-US pinned Russia into their borders and en-US given back the Eastern countries their en-US freedom but FDR made the decision to en-US leave them under Communism. We en-US could have driven North Korea out and en-US united Korea under one leadership but a en-US political decision was made to leave the en-US north under Communism. We could en-US have driven Ho Chi Minh out of North en-US Viet Nam but a political decision was en-US made to withdraw from Viet Nam.en-US The military does not put us into these en-US situations, the people that we vote into en-US office puts us into the situation that we are en-US in now, Russia breathing down our neck en-US (thank you FDR), Iran threatening us en-US (thank you Obama), North Korea (thank en-US you every President from Truman foren-US -en-US ward), and Viet Nam (thank you Kennedy en-US and Johnson and Nixon).en-USRantsen-US & en-USRaves en-USGot something to say? en-USEmail the Hometown Rants & Raves at en-USbrevnews@hometownnewsol.comen-USThe Rants & Raves section provides readers a chance to share their thoughts. en-US en-US The opinions included here are not those of en-US Hometown News en-US or its employees.en-US Please limit your submissions to 250 words, so we can include more entries. en-US en-US Readers are asked to refrain from making libelous statements.en-USFlight Stars & Stripes en-USAlex Schierholtz/Staff photographeren-USJohn Kinney of Tank America talks to David Bean and Jose Castro en-US both of Melbourne about his tank during Honor Flight Stars & en-US Stripes on Sept. 8 at American Muscle Car Museum in Melbourne.


en-US 7 Mention This Ad For Two pair of glasses with Polycarbonate Lenses for $159 Brevard Eye Center Melbourne Office 665 Apollo Boulevard Melbourne, Florida 32901 Phone: 321-984-3200 Fax: 321-984-0032 Monday Friday 7:00am-4:00pm Contact: Brevard Eye Center Merritt Island Office 250 North Courtenay Parkway, Merritt Island, FL 32953 Phone: 321-453-5700 Fax: 321-452-5370 Mon. Wed. 8:00am-5:00pm Thur. 9:00am-7:00pm Fri. 8:00am-2:00pm Contact: Brevard Eye Center Palm Bay Office 190 Malabar Rd., S.W., Suite 105 Palm Bay, FL 32907 Phone: 321-674-0200 Fax: 321-473-1299 Mon. Fri. 8:00am-5:00pm Contact: Herbal Teas, Tinctures, Capsules, Salves/Creams & More! Wed-Fri. 10-5 Sat. 11-3More than just an Herb Store ~ unique jewelry, gifts, gemstones & more!Elderberries Health BenefitsColds, Flu, Bacterial & Viral Infections Coughs Antioxidant Lowers Cholesterol Improves Vision Boosts Immune System Improves Heart Health Tonsillitis 277 N. Babcock St. | Melbourne | 321-757-7522 Is your pet worthy of the spotlight? en-USHometown Newsen-US will be the judge of that. en-US We are asking our readers to submit photos of their beloved pets, as part of en-US our Pet of the Week Contest. The winner for the week will have his or her en-US pet displayed in our newspaper, while also being qualified to become the en-US Hometown News Pet of the Year! Email a photo of your pet (one entry per en-US owner) that is at least 1 MB in size to en-US yourphotos@hometownnewsol.comen-US en-US en-US Write PET OF THE WEEK CONTEST in the subject line, and in the body of en-US the email, please include the following information:en-US Name of peten-US Ageen-US Breeden-US Three of your pets favorite things to doen-US Pet owners full name and hometownen-US Phone number (in case we have questions)en-USEvie Whitener, is a 2year-old, en-US black-and-white domestic, en-US short-haired cat. Evie loves to en-US sit on the deck watching the en-US squirrels and lizards. She also en-US enjoys taking stroller rides en-US around the house with Payton, en-US her owners granddaughter. en-US Her favorite pastime is curling en-US up on the rocking chair for a en-US snooze! Evie lives with her en-US owners, Mary and Phil en-US Whitener in Melbourne. en-USFollowing the two concerts, Swingtime en-US will host its annual Fall Kickoff Dance en-US at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Melen-US -en-US bourne Auditorium.en-US Advanced tickets cost $7 per person at en-US various outlets, or $10 at the door or en-US online.en-US Swingtime will play music from the en-US 1920s through the s, with a mix of popen-US -en-US ular big band, dance tunes and jazz.en-US Vocalist Len Fallen will perform with en-US the band as guests dance the night away en-US to arrangements by Glenn Miller, Artie en-US Shaw, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, en-US Count Basie, Les Brown and Frank Sinaen-US -en-US tra.en-US Dance instructor Laura Beers will hold en-US lessons prior to the dance, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the auditorium for $5 payable to en-USthe instructor.en-US The event is BYOB and tables can be en-US reserved in advance for eight or more en-US people.en-US The Melbourne Municipal Band was en-US formed in 1965 with more than 80 memen-US-en-US bers who give their time to provide free en-US concerts to Brevard residents and visitors.en-US For more information, call (321) 339-en-US 7705 or visit en-USwww.melbournemunicipalen-US -en-US band.comen-US en-USPhoto courtesy of Brianna Scafidien-USThe Melbourne Municipal Band and Swingtime present two days of en-US concerts and a dance with music from the 1920s to the s.en-GBBanden-USFrom page 1


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en-US 9 en-USDo I really need all of these desktop icons?en-USOen-USne of the questions that I am asked en-US frequently has to do with all of the en-US icons on the typical Windows en-US desktop. Arent they slowing things down? en-US I never use most of them, cant we get rid of en-US them? en-US I usually answer by explaining that most en-US of the icons on the average desktop are not en-US slowing the computer down at all but are en-US actually more like speed dial buttons on a en-US phone. Most desktop icons are just en-US shortcuts to programs buried deeper in the en-US system and are on the desktop so you dont en-US have to navigate through all sorts of menus en-US to launch a program.en-US If you look closely at the icons on your en-US desktop, you may notice that some icons en-US have a little arrow in a little white box at the en-US lower left corner of the icon. The arrow en-US itself is kind of curvy and will point to the en-US top right corner of the icon. You may also en-US notice that other icons (like the Computer en-US icon, the User folder icon, the Recycle Bin en-US Etc.) do not have the little arrow. There is a en-US big difference between the two types of en-US icons the icons with the little arrows are en-US actually just shortcuts and not the actual en-US program (or file). And shortcuts are really en-US really tiny and dont slow the computer en-US down at all!en-US But what about the icons that dont have en-US the little arrow? Are they safe to get rid of? en-US That question is a little harder to answer. en-US You see, any icon on your computer that en-US does not have the little shortcut indicator is en-US either a user file or a system file and en-US messing with it can cause problems. Icons en-US on your desktop that are not shortcuts are en-US either files that have been saved on the en-US desktop or system files that have been set en-US there by the operating system and care en-US should be taken when manipulating them.en-US Another point that I want to make is that en-US people have different ideas as to what the en-US phrase get rid of means! When someone en-US asks me to get rid of all of the unused icons en-US on their desktop what they are invariably en-US asking me to do is to delete them. Now if en-US you have been reading my column for any en-US length of time then you know how I feel en-US about deleting things from your computer en-US its not something I do casually! In fact I en-US have a saying if I were king Id have the en-US delete button stricken from the keyboard! en-US My idea of cleaning a Windows desktop by en-US getting rid of a bunch of stuff is not to en-US delete everything but leans more in line en-US with the phrase out of sight, out of mind. en-US People will watch with a puzzled look on en-US their face as I create yet another icon on en-US their desktop (a new folder), name it en-US something like Desktop Clutter and then en-US drag all of the unused icons into the new en-US folder. Then, once the desktop is down to en-US just the icons that actually get used, I drag en-US the Desktop Clutter folder and drop it into en-US the Users folder. en-US Then I usually spend the next ten en-US minutes of so explaining why I went en-US through all that trouble rather than just en-US deleting everything. My explanation really en-US boils down to habit. One of the worst habits en-US people get into with their machines is the en-US habit of deleting stuff every time they tidy en-US up. Sure its great to have a tidy desktop but en-US if you are in the habit of casually deleting en-US stuff then eventually you are going to delete en-US something you actually need. Even worse is en-US the habit some people have of emptying the en-US recycle bin every time they delete someen-US -en-US thing. Thats just a disaster waiting to en-US happen.en-US My philosophy is out of sight, out of en-US mind. Tidying up my system by sweeping a en-US bunch of unused shortcuts (and actual files en-US for that matter) into a folder and then en-US moving the folder out of sight ensures that en-US if I accidentally do get rid of something en-US that I need, I can recover it easily enough by en-US digging into the folder where I moved it. en-US Does this mean that I am completely en-US against deleting everything? No, of course en-US not. Some things are indeed trash and I en-US have no problem deleting them I just have a en-US real problem with the habit of deleting en-US things with barely a second thought. Ive en-US seen too many people delete their way into en-US too many problems. en-US Sean McCarthy fixes computers. He can be en-US reached at 888-752-9049 or en-US help@Compuen-US -en-US teThisOnline.comen-US (no hyphens). COMPUTE THIS en-USSEAN MCCARTHY en-USArts district designated as of of Florida's besten-USMELBOURNE Secretary of State en-US Ken Detzner announced recently the Eau en-US Gallie Arts District in Melbourne has en-US been designated the September 2018 Floren-US -en-US ida Main Street Community of the Month. en-US Communities are selected based on their en-US development achievements and participaen-US -en-US tion in the Florida Main Street Program.en-US The Eau Gallie Arts District is a valuen-US -en-US able asset to the Florida Main Street proen-US -en-US gram, said Secretary Detzner. This en-US enthusiastic community has successfully en-US merged their appreciation of history with en-US their love of the arts.en-US The city was founded in 1860 by Wilen-US-en-US liam Henry Gleason. Gleason discovered en-US the area while traveling up the coast, and en-US loved it so much that he purchased 16,000 en-US acres. Gleason was inspired by the coquien-US-en-US na rocks along the water of the Indian en-US River Lagoon and named the city Eau en-US Gallie, which is French for rocky water. en-US The Indian River Lagoon was essential to en-US the development of Eau Gallie, as it was en-US an important hub for transporting goods en-US and passengers.en-US In 1969 citizens of the city decided to en-US merge Eau Gallie with the city of Melen-US -en-US bourne. While it is no longer its own city, en-US residents continue to recognize the area as en-US Eau Gallie. There is a strong sense of comen-US -en-US radery within the community, which has en-US led to revitalization efforts. In 2010, the en-US Eau Gallie Arts District was designated as en-US a Florida Main Street community.en-US The Eau Gallie Arts District, also en-US known as EGAD, is a mix of more than en-US 100 businesses, including galleries, retail en-US shops, restaurants and more. In our eight en-US years of being a designated Main Street, en-US we have had a tremendous impact on the en-US community, said Executive Director Lisa en-US Packard. We continue to attract new en-US businesses and demand for commercial en-US space. We developed what we call the en-US EGAD Army a dedicated group of volen-US-en-US unteers that are the engine of the proen-US -en-US gram.en-US One of EGADs most impressive projen-US -en-US ects is the creation of the Outdoor Museen-US -en-US um, made up of more than 30 murals that en-US line the streets of the community. The en-US museum attracts thousands of visitors en-US from across the globe.en-US For more information about the Eau en-US Gallie Arts District, visit en-US egadlife.comen-US or en-US For more informaen-US -en-US tion on the Florida Main Street program, en-US visit en-US floridamainstreet.comen-US or en-US facebook.en-US com/FloridaMainStreeten-US.en-US For Hometown en-US7460.en-USSATURDAY, SEPT. 15en-USKite festival:en-US The city of Cape en-US Canaveral will be hosting the 4th Annual en-US Space Coast Beach and Kite Festival from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15, at en-USCherie Down Park, 8330 Ridgewood Ave., en-US Cape Canaveral. en-US This free, family friendly event will be en-US held in conjunction with the International en-US Coastal Clean-up, a beach clean-up effort en-US hosted by Keep Brevard Beautiful. en-US The first 200 children will receive a free en-US kite to decorate and families with children en-US 12 and younger are invited to take part in en-US the Childrens Sand Sculpture Contest. en-US A1A Beach Rentals and the Lokahi en-US Outrigger club will be on-site showcasing en-US a variety of exciting beach activities and en-US volunteers from the BCSO Police Athletic en-US League will be selling food and en-US refreshments.en-US For more information, call the Culture en-US & Leisure Services Department at (321) en-US 868-1226 or visit en-US www.cityofcapecanaveralen-US en-US .org/eventsen-US.en-US Communicate with confidence:en-US The en-US Peace Talkers Toastmasters Club meets en-US from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturdays at Wat en-US Punyawanaram Buddhist Temple, 4490 en-US Aurora Road, Melbourne.en-US The group can help you improve your en-US communication and leadership skills at a en-US peaceful setting.en-US For more information, email Pim Paren-US -en-US part at en-US piml@juno.comen-US.en-US SUNDAY, SEPT. 16 en-USMix and match games for singles:en-US en-US Come out from 4 to 7 p.m. the third Sunen-US -en-US day of every month (Sept. 16) to Kellys en-US Burgers and Beer, 650 N. Wickham Road, en-US Melbourne. Get to know each other with en-US numerous mix and match singles games.en-US For more information, call or text Missy en-US at (321) 537-1335 or visit en-US brevardsinglesen-US -en-US meetup.comen-US .en-USMONDAY, SEPT. 17en-US en-US Grief support group: en-USHospice of St. en-US Francis will host a Grief Support Group at en-US 1 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. Thursdays, at en-US 4875 N. Wickham Road, Suite 108, en-US Melbourne.en-US For more information, call Christy en-US Taylor at (321) 269-4240 or email en-US Code change meeting:en-US Attend a Code Change Hearing Meeting at 7 p.m., en-USMonday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at City Hall, en-US 565 Cassia Blvd. in Satellite Beach.en-US Current Code: Sec. 30-521 Walls en-US between districts. A masonry wall with a en-US minimum height of six feet and maximum en-US height of eight feet shall be constructed en-US between commercial or industrial en-US properties and residential properties by en-US the developer of the property. When en-US property is rezoned the wall shall be en-US provided by the rezoned property owner. en-US Proposed Code Change: en-US Sec. 30-521 Walls between districts. A 100 percent opaque wood fence or en-USmasonry wall with a minimum height of en-US six feet and maximum height of eight feet en-US shall be constructed between commercial en-US or industrial properties and residential en-US properties by the developer of the en-US property. When property is rezoned the en-US wall shall be provided by the rezoned en-US property. en-US *If the proposed code change is passed, en-US any new construction or existing walls en-US that fail in the future could be replaced by en-US a wood or vinyl fencing.en-US Things to do at Lipscomb Communien-US-en-US ty Center in Melbourne:en-US Mondays: en-US Adult Morning Club from en-US 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesday en-US and Fridays. Ages 18 and older. Free.en-US en-US Tuesdays:en-US The Cub Scouts meet (ongoen-US -en-US ing) from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For ages 6-11 en-US years. $24 yearly.en-US Wednesdaysen-US: After School Youth Club, en-US from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ages 6-11. Freeen-US Thursdays:en-US Youth Game Night, from en-US 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ages 6-11. Free.en-US Saturday: en-US The Breakfast Club from 9 to en-US 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7. Ages 5-13. $3.en-US All events take place in the Lipscomb en-US Community Center, 3316 Monroe St., en-US Melbourne.en-US For more information, call (321) 608-en-US 7450.en-GBCalendaren-USFrom page 3en-GB Seeen-GB en-GB CALENDARen-GB, page 10


en-US 10 321-394-9340 R E A D E R S C H O I C E 2014 2014 2015 2015 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S en-USBillie Castillo, an 11th en-US grader from Titusville en-US High, is this weeks en-US Student Athlete of the en-US month. She is a en-US member of the Cross en-US Country team and en-US finished first out of en-US 100 runners at the en-US Wickham Park Jamboen-US -en-US ree on Aug. 18 and en-US 10th out of 480 en-US runners from Florida en-US and Georgia at the en-US Spikes & Spurs en-US Invitational on Aug. 25.en-USAthlete of the Week en-USTUESDAY, SEPT. 18en-USSunrise yoga: en-USEnjoy yoga at 7:30 a.m. en-US Tuesdays at the Barrier Island Center, 8385 en-US State Road A1A, Melbourne Beach.en-US Improve your health with BIC volunteer en-US Isa. There is an $8 donation.en-US For more information, call (321) 723-en-US 3556 or visit en-US www.barrierislandcenter.comen-US.en-US Karaoke night: en-US Elks Lodge No. 1744 en-US welcomes Elks and guests to their lodge, en-US 211 S. Nieman Ave., Melbourne, for en-US Karaoke with Janice and Rene from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Supper is available after 5 p.m. en-US For more information about room en-US rentals or scheduled activities, call (321) en-US 768-1744.en-US WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19en-USSea glass club meets:en-US Florida's East en-US Coast Sea Glass Club hosts its monthly en-US meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. the third en-US Wednesday (Sept. 19) of the month at the en-US South Melbourne Beach Public Library, en-US 324 Ocean Ave, Melbourne Beach.en-US The event is free and open to everyone.en-US For more information, email en-US Bchshells@en-US yahoo.comen-US en-USTHURSDAY, SEPT. 20en-USAll fun and games: en-US The City of en-US Melbourne's Parks and Recreation en-US Department hosts Youth Game Night from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thur sdays at en-USLipscomb Community Center, 3316 en-US Monroe St., Melbourne.en-US Admission is free and kids ages 6 to 11 en-US can take part in board games and Xbox en-US video games.en-US For more information, call (321) 608-en-US 7450.en-USUPCOMING EVENTSen-USRock the Porch:en-US Rock the Porch Jam is en-US from 1 to 2:50 p.m. the second (Oct. 13)en-US and fourth (Sept. 22) Saturdays at en-US Melbourne Beach Old Town Hall History en-US Center, 2373 Oak St., Melbourne Beach. en-US The free, inclusive event features blues, en-US rock, folk, and country jam for spectators en-US and musicians. en-US For more information, call (321) 427-en-US 4624, email en-USinfo@beeandthehive.comen-US or en-US visiten-US en-US www.beeandthehive.comen-US .en-US Sip and stroll:en-US The Historic Cocoa en-US Village Association presents Under the en-US Harvest Moon Sip & Stroll from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. en-USStroll through the streets of Cocoa en-US Village discovering new merchants and en-US visiting old favorites. Check out the latest en-US fashions and gift ideas while you enjoy en-US beer, wine and snack samplings along the en-US way.en-US To welcome Fall and celebrate the en-US Oktoberfest season, beer samplings have en-US been added.en-US For $20 in advance, $25 night of event en-GBCalendaren-USFrom page 9en-GB Seeen-GB en-GB CALENDARen-GB, page 11


en-US 11 Win A Perfect Party in Paradise for a Party of Four! Get Ready to Party in Key West from 98.5 The Beach and Elite Airways WIN 4 ROUND TRIP TICKETS TO THE KEYS from Melbourne International Airport PLUS $200 SPENDING CASH! and $100 SQUID LOOT for an attitude adjustment party from Squid Lips Over Water Grill Soak in the sunset, mayhem of Mallory Square, pursue the legendary pubs on Duval Street or slow life down to island time. Stroll the classic Key West Homes of Hemingway, Buffet, Tennessee Williams and Robert Frost. Listen in the 8 Oclock hour for the times we will play the Cue to Call. Be one of the first five callers to put your name on the party list. Drawing every Monday at 8:50 am for the Grand Prize Winner See all the details at Bulldogs start 3-0 en-USAlex Schierholtz/Staff photographeren-USMelbourne High senior quarterback Jeff Richardson looks en-US downfield as the Bulldogs beat the Bayside Bears 30-6. on en-US Sept. 7. en-US(after 3 p.m.), receive a sip and stroll en-US commemorative wine or beer glass, en-US shopping bag, and a map of the en-US participating merchants. Your ticket en-US purchase enters you into the drawing en-US for a gift basket. en-US Additionally, for each of the outlying en-US businesses visited, (marked in red on en-US the map), a chance to win the special en-US outlying basket is earned. en-US Tickets can be purchased from en-US EventBrite at en-US For more infomation, call Susan at en-US (321) 749-3407.en-US Current events:en-US The Great Decisions en-US Discussion Group will address current en-US world events at 9:30 a.m. the first en-US Wednesday of the month (Oct. 3), at the en-US Merritt Island Public Library, 1195 en-US North Courtenay Parkway, Merritt en-US Island.en-US For more information, call (321) en-US 784-1398.en-US Dance to the oldies: en-USEnjoy music en-US from "Yesteryear" from 7 to 10 p.m. en-US every first Friday of the month (Oct. 5) en-US at the VFW Post 4206, 3201 Dairy en-US Road, Melbourne.en-US The dance is open to the public.en-US George and Mike perform all the en-US classics from the good ol' days.en-US For more information, call (321) 724-en-US 4121.en-US Weekend karaoke:en-US Elks Lodge No. 1744 welcomes Elks and guests to en-UStheir lodge, 211 S. Nieman Ave., Melen-US -en-US bourne, at 6 p.m. the first (Oct. 6) and third Saturdays (Sept. 15) of th e month en-USfor karaoke in the bar.en-US Hamburgers and hot dogs with fries en-US will be sold.en-US For more information about room en-US rentals or scheduled activities, call (321) en-US 768-1744.en-US Learn to play:en-US Ever wonder why en-US Bridge is the most popular card game in en-US the world? Come find out at Learn en-US Bridge in a Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. en-US Sunday, Oct. 7, at Wickham Park Senior en-US Center, 2785 Leisure Way, Melbourne. en-US Admission is $80 includes lunch and en-US lesson materials.en-US For more information or to register, en-US call (321) 537-0907 or email pam_en-US GOP women meet: en-USThe Brevard Feden-US-en-US erated Republican Women meet from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the second Monday en-USof each month (Oct. 8) at Duran Golf en-US Club, 7032 Stadium Parkway, Viera.en-US Guests are invited to attend. Admisen-US-en-US sion is $20 and includes lunch. en-US Deadline for reservations is Monday, en-US one week prior to the meeting. en-US For meeting details please visit en-US www.en-US brevardfederatedrepublicanwomen.orgen-US en-US or by calling 321-727-1212.en-US Reservations are necessary and can en-US be made at en-USwww.brevardfederatedrepuben-US en-GBCalendaren-USFrom page 10 en-GBSeeen-GB en-GB CALENDARen-GB, page 12


en-US 12 GRAND RE-OPENINGWEST MELBOURNECOMMUNITY PARK SEPTEMBER 22, 201811 am-4pm(Some activities will go until 10 pm) Ribbon cutting and opening ceremonies at 11 am Beach umbrellas, canopies and lawn chairs are welcomeFOOD TRUCKS ~ CRAFT BOOTHS ~ GIVE AWAYSDJ 10am SKATEBOARD DEMO 12pm BMX DEMO 1:30 PMDJ Dave from 4pm 3000 Minton Rd., West Melbourne, FL H en-USi everybody and welcome! Almost en-US everybody likes the fresh taste of en-US citrus, whether it be oranges, en-US grapefruits or tangerines. Sometimes the en-US sweetest most delicious fruit can come en-US from trees that you raised yourself in your en-US own backyard. Today, I am going to talk en-US about growing citrus in your backyard and en-US indoors!en-USWhen most people pick out their favoren-US -en-US ite oranges or grapefruit at the grocery en-US store, usually the first think they think en-US about is Florida. This delicious fruit was en-US in introduced to our wonderful state in en-US 1565 by Spanish explorers. To top it off, en-US the Orange Blossom is also our state en-US flower. Most of the fruit that is produced en-US in our state is not in south Florida but is en-US in central Florida in an area that we refer en-US to as growing Zone 9. The reason for this en-US is that in order for the fruit to get its sugar en-US sweet taste, the fruit must be subject to a en-US period of cool temperatures. While growen-US -en-US ers welcome cool weather, freezing temen-US-en-US peratures for more than four hours can en-US cause damage to the fruit. en-US There are many varieties of citrus availen-US -en-US able and it is mainly a selection of your en-US own personal choice that should deteren-US -en-US mine which flavor you should buy. Look en-US for healthy trees that have dark green folien-US -en-US age and no signs of disease or insects. en-US Once you make your purchase, it is time en-US to take your prize home and have some en-US fun.en-US Citrus like to be planted in areas that en-US have good drainage and a full day of sun. en-US If the area you have chosen for planting en-US floods during heavy rain, build up the en-US ground with some topsoil to keep the en-US roots as much above the water as possien-US-en-US ble. When planting your tree use a good en-US quality topsoil and be sure you do not en-US plant in an area that will be affected by en-US your sprinkler system. Citrus trees do not en-US like excess water and this can also lead to en-US dry fruit. Do not be tempted to water en-US your tree too often and also remember to en-US keep the area around the tree clear of any en-US grass or mulch. Any of these circumen-US-en-US stances can cause potentially lethal funen-US-en-US gus diseases to destroy your tree. You en-US should also keep weeds away from the en-US base of your trees to be sure proper drainen-US -en-US age is established. en-US Another critical ingredient for good en-US citrus growth is fertilizer. Choose a good en-US quality citrus food that has minor eleen-US-en-US ments. You also should apply a minor eleen-US -en-US ment spray that contains such ingredients en-US as iron, boron and manganese. en-US One mistake that many citrus trees en-US owners do is try to prune their trees. The en-US truth is that citrus trees should never be en-US pruned. You should just let the trees shed en-US their branches naturally. Thunderstorm en-US winds and tropical systems will naturally en-US prune the tree as it sheds its branches. en-US For those of you that have limited yard en-US space or live in an apartment, you can en-US purchase dwarf citrus trees that you can en-US grow in a sunny window or on a balcony. en-US You can purchase these trees in Turnpike en-US gift shops, airport gift shops and at gift en-US shops in many of our tourist areas. You en-US can also buy them online. Once you bring en-US your plant home, plant it immediately so en-US it does not stay in the box for long. You en-US should initially plant it in about an 8-inch en-US diameter pot that has good drainage. Use en-US a good quality potting soil such as Miraen-US -en-US cle Gro. Once your tree is well established en-US in the pot, you can transplant your tree to en-US a 5 to 25 gallon container. Remember, the en-US larger the container you use, the bigger en-US the plant will get. en-US Unlike citrus trees planted in the en-US ground, container trees will need freen-US -en-US quent watering and occasional pruning. en-US When your tree is young, if you prune a en-US couple of inches off the top, it will allow en-US the tree to spread out some instead of en-US growing tall and skinny. Do not allow the en-US tree to sit in a saucer filled with water. Be en-US sure to drain the water from your saucer en-US if you use one. en-US If you have a balcony, you can put your en-US tree outside to get much needed sunlight. en-US If you keep it indoors, choose a location en-US near a sunny window. en-US The fruit that is produced from these en-US small trees will be small and usually is not en-US as sweet as its larger counterparts but the en-US fruit is great in jellies and also for adding en-US flavor to drinks.en-US Next week I will talk a little about a disen-US-en-US ease that could potentially wipe out our en-US citrus population. That disease is canker. en-US I will see you next week with more great en-US garden tips!en-US Joe Zelenak has more than 30 years en-US experience in gardening and landscape. en-US Send e-mails to hometowngarden@en-US or visit his Web site en-US www.en-US hometowngarden.comen-US .en-USGrow favorite citrus en-US trees indoors, backyard GARDEN NOOK en-USJOE ZELENAK en-USlicanwomen.orgen-US or by calling the 24-hour en-US line at (321) 727-1212.en-US Singles event:en-US Check out Brevard en-US Singles Meet Up for Bowling & Billiards at en-US 6 p.m. the first Sunday of every month (Oct. 7) at Brunswick Bowling Lanes, 1099 en-USN. Wickham Road, Melbourne. After a fun en-US evening of games, the group meets later for en-US karaoke. Brevard Singles Meet Up is for en-US everyone who is single, divorced or en-US widowed of all ages. There are no en-US membership fees or dues. For more en-US information, call or text Missy at (321) en-US 537-1335 or visit en-US Brevardsinglesen-US en-US meetup.comen-US .en-US Luen-US nch with the feds:en-US The National en-US Active and Retired Federal Employees en-US Association Apollo Chapter 1137 meets en-US at 11:30 a.m. on the second Monday of en-US each month (Oct. 8) at Kay's Real Pit Bar-en-US B-Q, State Road 520 in Cocoa. For more en-US information, call (321) 636-5346.en-GBCalendaren-USFrom page 11


en-USBREVARD COUNTY Throughout en-US Brevard, the arts scene has a wide audien-US-en-US ence between its many playhouses, dance en-US studios, galleries and music halls.en-US The Brevard Symphony Orchestra has en-US teamed up with the Maxwell C. King Cenen-US -en-US ter for the Performing Arts for its sixth en-US annual Cultural Arts Showcase.en-US The free, family-friendly event will feaen-US -en-US ture dozens of performing and cultural en-US arts programs within the county. It is en-US scheduled to take place from noon to 5 en-US p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23 at the King Cenen-US -en-US ter for Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wicken-US -en-US ham Road, Melbourne.en-US The Brevard Symphony Orchestra preen-US -en-US viously held two events for many years en-US its free family concert and Fall for the en-US Arts which has since evolved into the en-US Cultural Arts Showcase featuring more en-US than 60 different arts groups.en-US People can come and find out whats en-US going on all season long with all of the en-US different arts groups in Brevard County, en-US said Fran Delisle, Executive Director for en-US the Brevard Symphony Orchestra. Its en-US kind of a one-stop show for all of the arts en-US in Brevard. They can expect to get inforen-US -en-US mation about all of these arts groups and en-US experience a little bit of each one of the en-US different cultures.en-US From local theaters, museums, visual en-US arts places, galleries, musical groups and en-US dance organizations, attendees interested en-US For the complete Out & About listings, go en-US to en-US Joanne Shaw Taylor coming to Studio Theatreen-USBritish blues rock guitarist and singer en-US Joanne Shaw Taylor will perform with en-US special guest JD Simo at 7:30 p.m. Friday, en-US Sept. 14, in the Studio Theatre at the en-US Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing en-US Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne.en-US Tickets start at $27, including fees and en-US go on sale Friday, June 29, at noon.en-US For more information, call (321) 242-en-US 2219 or go to en-US www.kingcenter.comen-US.en-USClassic Albums Live turns to Led en-USClassic Albums Live presents Led en-US Zeppelin: Houses of the Holy at 8 p.m. en-US Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Maxwell C. King en-US Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. en-US Wickham Road, Melbourne.en-US Tickets start at $29.75. For more en-US information, call (321) 242-2219 or go to en-US www.kingcenter.comen-US.en-USTalented trio at Studio Theatreen-USGuitarist Blake Aaron, keyboardist Brian en-US Simpson and saxophonist Paul Taylor en-US perform at 7:30 Saturday, Sept. 22, in the en-US Studio Theatre at the Maxwell C. King en-US Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. en-US Wickham Road, Melbourne.en-US Tickets start at $64. For more en-US information, call (321) 242-2219 or go to en-US www.kingcenter.comen-US.en-US BMG is collecting non-perishable food en-US items to deliver to the St. Vincent DePaul en-US Food Bank in Satellite Beach. Bring en-US donations to the concert or call Roland at en-US 321-783-9004 for pick-up.en-USSEED to rock Thirsty Oysteren-USJam out with SEED at 9 p.m. Saturday, en-US Sept. 22, at the Thirsty Oyster, 1 S. Atlantic en-US Ave. Suite C, Cocoa Beach.en-US For more information, go to en-US SEEDtheRockBanden-US or call (321) 522-2122.en-USCultural Arts Showcase Melbourne-bounden-USEnjoy a day of art displays, cultural en-US demonstrations, family activities and live en-US performances across three stages including en-US a family concert by the Brevard Symphony en-GBOuten-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout en-USHoroscopes FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2018 en-USMELBOURNEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSBREVARD.COM PAGE 13en-USShowcase to feature 60-plus groupsen-USDining en-US &en-US Entertainmenten-USARIES March 21/April 20en-USKeep track of your week, Aries. Review your en-US schedule frequently. You never know which en-US learning experiences will come your way. Think en-US about how they make you feel.en-USTAURUS April 21/May 21en-USTaurus, your mind is buzzing like a bee and it en-US can be challenging to find some time to relax. en-US Do not worry, your thoughts will soon put you en-US on the path you need to take.en-USGEMINI May 22/June 21en-USGemini, some hectic mornings may be on the en-US horizon. Schedule meetings in the afternoon en-US when you are ready and have full brain power en-US in effect.en-USCANCER June 22/July 22en-USThings may seem tight and rigid this week, en-US Cancer. That just means it is up to you to lighten-US-en-US en things up. Consider a few jokes to put en-US coworkers in a good mood.en-USLEO July 23/Aug. 23en-USLeo, you need to look at your emotions intelen-US -en-US lectually this week; otherwise, your feelings en-US may be hard to discern. Think through actions en-US before you put them in motion.en-USVIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-USPrepare for some surprises this week, Virgo. en-US Processes will be introduced either by you or en-US someone close to you, with interesting results. en-US This is your time to excel.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USLife is going well for you in most respects, en-US Libra. But there is always room for a little en-US improvement. Now is a great time to take en-US advantage of good fortune and push ahead.en-USSeeen-US en-US SCOPESen-US, page 17en-USPhoto courtesy of Lesmarie Valezen-USThe Brevard Symphony Orchestra has collaborated with the King en-US Center for the Performing Arts to put on a free Cultural Arts Showen-US -en-US case featuring more than 60 organizations within the county.en-USBy Brittany See en-GB en-GB SHOWCASEen-GB page 16 3160 W. New Haven Ave. West Melbourne, FL Phone: 321-802-6888 Fax: 321-802-6889 OPEN 7 DAYS Monday or Wednesday only. Must present coupon. 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en-US 14 Jade Palace280 E. Eau Gallie Blvd. Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937(At the corner of S. Patrick Drive & Eau Gallie Blvd.)Ph: (321) 777-7878 Jade Palace We are open 11am to 3pm for lunch and dinner is 3pm to 10pm. The Early Bird is 10% @ 3pm-5pm Monday through Saturday And the happy hour all day until 6pm, buy one 2nd is $1. Leaning Tower a must-visit Italian restaurant en-USBREVARD COUNTY As the Leanen-US -en-US ing Tower of Pisa is a must-visit attraction en-US when touring Italy, Melbournes own en-US Leaning Tower of Pizza restaurant is a en-US dining experience not to be missed.en-US Nothing Fancy, Just Good Food is the en-US restaurants slogan, and with its affordable en-US menu with daily specials, diners dont en-US have to be in Italy to taste these authentic en-US flavors.en-US Open for business since 1982, restauen-US -en-US rant owner John Dolce has been part of en-US the Leaning Tower of Pizza crew since en-US 1986, eventually taking over the business en-US as the sole owner.en-US It brings a smile to my face when I see en-US people eating and enjoying the food, Mr. en-US Dolce said. Food generally makes people en-US happy, especially this kind of food.en-US One of the most popular dishes at en-US Leaning Tower of Pizza, according to Mr. en-US Dolce, is the Stromboli, which can be en-US made to order. Mr. Dolce said his personen-US-en-US al favorite is the pizza.en-US When stepping inside the Melbourne en-US restaurant, diners are greeted with a warm en-US welcome and can seat themselves at any en-US one of the available booths or tables. en-US Hand-painted mirrors line the walls with en-US images of pizza, glasses of wine and en-US grapes.en-US If youre going to choose Leaning Tower en-US of Pizza as your next dining experience, en-US come hungry because the menu is en-US mouth-watering from its pizzas, pastas, en-US entrees and specialty items.en-US My guest and I had a hard time choosen-US -en-US ing from the variety of options at hand. In en-US the end, I chose a side of meatballs and en-US gnocchi, which came with a salad and en-US breadsticks. My guest ordered the pasta en-US trio, which comes with lasagna, manicotti en-US and stuffed shells, as well as a salad and en-US breadsticks. My guest also ordered a glass en-US of Chablis.en-US Our salads and breadsticks were the en-US first to arrive, and each dressing is made en-US in house. I chose the House Italian dressen-US -en-US ing (out of honey mustard, creamy Italian, en-US Thousand Island, and blue cheese en-US options). My dressing tasted like perfecen-US -en-US tion with its tangy vinaigrette doused en-US with just the right amount on my salad.en-US Our plates came in hot soon after we en-US cleared our salad plates, and the scent of en-US our marinara sauces (and the cheese coven-US -en-US ering the pasta trio) made our stomachs en-US grumble in appreciation.en-US My gnocchi were made of soft dumpen-US-en-US ling mounds that resembled tiny pillows en-US on my plate. Coupled with the sauce, I en-US was so full that I had to stop half way and en-US take the rest home.en-US My guest surprisingly finished his en-US whole plate of the pasta trio, which was en-US huge when adding three separate types of en-US pasta on one plate.en-US Sadly, both my guest and I were too full en-US to enjoy the dessert of the day, which was en-US New York cheesecake.en-US After my delicious experience at Leanen-US -en-US ing Tower of Pizza, Ive already been eyeen-US -en-US ing the menu from its classic spaghetti en-US and ravioli (cheese or meat options availen-US-en-US able) dishes to its chicken parmigiana, en-US subs and pizzas for my next meal here.en-US Leaning Tower of Pizza is offering a en-US Back to School Special with $2 off all en-US large pizzas from 5 to 9 p.m. on Fridays en-US only.en-US Leaning Tower of Pizza is at 681-A N. en-US Wickham Road, Melbourne. Hours are 11 en-US a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, en-US and noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday. For more en-US information, call (321) 259-6100.en-US By Brittany Staff photo by Brittany Mulligan en-USLeaning Tower of Pizza server Joe holds up a platter of the pasta trio en-US and gnocchi. The restaurant offers a wide variety of classic and delien-US -en-US cious Italian dishes.


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ProduceIdaho Russet Potatoes (5lb bag) .......................$1.97 California Green Leaf Lettuce .....................77 head Acorn or Butternut Squash ..............................67 lb California Celery ........................................77 stalk 10% OFF12 BOTTLES OF WINE OR MORE! US Choice Black Angus New York Strip Steaks .........$7.97 lb Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs ..........................$1.57 lb Chorizo Stued Chicken Breast ..............................$3.97 lb Pork Tenderloin ....................................................$2.77 lb Sushi Grade Tuna Loin ..........................................$6.97 lb Peruvian Sea Bass ..............................................$12.97 lb Meats & Seafood Touchdown at Downtown Wine Event September 28th & 29th 11:30am 5:30pm Comic convention hosts weekend of fandom en-USBrevard County The Space Coast en-US Comic Con drew in a crowd of fans and en-US cosplayers alike. The event included a en-US number of panels and booths along with en-US special guests, games and a congregation en-US of superhero fandom.en-US The gathering was held Sept. 7-9 to the en-US Space Coast Convention Center, 301 en-US Tucker Lane in Cocoa. en-US Dozens of booths filed the convention en-US centers main hall. Among those were en-US Rick Schriber, owner of Infinite Mushen-US -en-US room Comics, who has been attending en-US comic conventions since the late 80s. en-US Under the veneer of back issues, colen-US -en-US lectables and even the cosplay lies a unifyen-US -en-US ing draw for comic and pop-culture conen-US -en-US vention goers. en-US Mr. Schriber sees the comradery as the en-US best opportunity for his business as well en-US as his own personal fulfillment. en-US Sometimes its not about sales so much en-US as its about the relationships you make, en-US Mr. Schriber said. Thats the true power en-US of marketing, its the relationships you en-US make with the people.en-US He believes that newer mediums of en-US pop-culture are resurrecting the older. en-US Shows like Netflixs Stranger Things, a en-US supernatural series set in the 80s, has en-US sparked a rekindling of role-playing en-US games like Dungeons and Dragons. en-US That show has really brought back a en-US lot of memories for a lot of people who en-US used to play, Mr. Schriber said. I get en-US people from all ages that come to the shop en-US to play.en-US The convention drew attendees from en-US previous years, some of whom considered en-US the weekend a step up from previous en-US years. en-US There seems to be a lot more than en-US there was last year, Zach Weicheo, 25, en-US said. Its a lot more established.en-US Mr. Weicheos sister, Maria Weicheo, en-US 19, sat in on a cosplay panel Saturday and en-US mingling with other cosplayers was her en-US highlight.en-US Making new friends is fun, Maria en-US Weicheo said.en-US Kim and Blake Ovard, writer and artist en-US for Tugg: A Hero Amongst Us, stationed en-US a booth with their dog, Tugg, whom the en-US stories are based on. Originally from en-US Texas, the Ovards help bring awareness to en-US a number of different issues, using their en-US comic as a platform for positive change. en-US They rescued Tugg in 2010, after he was en-US found on the side of the road, mangled en-US and sick. Defying doctors predictions, en-US Tugg eventually pulled through. Now, the en-US Ovards help more rescue animals and en-US advocate for other awareness issues. en-US We go to kids schools, we go to chilen-US -en-US drens hospitals, old folks homes, we do a en-US lot of information on dementia and Alzen-US -en-US heimers, Mr. Ovard said. en-US The Ovards have worked on Tugg en-US with legendary comic-book artist Neil en-US Adams. Mr. Adams is best known for his en-US illustrations on the Batman series in the en-US seventies. en-US The couple has done a few shows in en-US Florida recently, but have been traveled en-US around the country to promote awareness en-US for potential rescues. en-US Its not just for us, its for everybody en-US else. Mr. Ovard said.en-US Not only was the event an annual celeen-US -en-US bration of geekdom in Brevard County, en-US but a hub for contributors; whether they en-US be artistic advocates or, like Mr. Schriber, en-US just a collective fan. en-US The affability was palpable. en-US Where else can you go and talk about en-US stuff like this? Mr. Schriber said. This is en-US one of the coolest things in the world.en-US To learn more, visiten-US www.spacecoasten-US -en-US comiccon.comen-US .en-US By Josh Whiteneren-USFor Hometown News en-USAlex Schierholtz/Staff photographeren-USDamin Anderson, Emily Holeman, both of Suntree, Kimberly Mans en-US and Jessica Hacker, both of Melbourne dress as their favorite fictionen-US-en-US al characters during FLCA Space Coast Comic Con on Sept. 9 at en-US Space Coast Convention Center in Cocoa.


en-US 16 en-USOrchestra from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Maxw ell C. King Center for en-USthe Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham en-US Road, Melbourne.en-US The event is free for the entire family. No en-US tickets required.en-US For more information, visit en-US CulturalArtsShowcase.comen-USBasia to jazz up King Centeren-USWorld-jazz vocalist Basia will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the Maxwell C. en-USKing Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 en-US N. Wickham Road, Melbourne.en-US Basia has scored a number of adult en-US contemporary hits, including a Top 30 pop en-US hit with Time and Tide.en-US Tickets start at $55. For more en-US information, call (321) 242-2219 or go to en-US www.kingcenter.comen-US.en-USSpace Coast community honors its besten-USThe 2018 Space Coast Public Service en-US Awards & Hall of Fame Ceremony will be en-US held 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the en-US Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing en-US Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road.en-US An awards reception begins at 5:30 p.m.en-USin joining any of these groups wont want en-US to miss out on the chance to speak with en-US representatives.en-US Most of the arts groups will be doing en-US some type of performance, while attenden-US -en-US ees can watch visual artists painting, en-US sculpting or doing something with their en-US hands.en-US The studio theater will have a different en-US arts group performing every half hour, en-US according to Ms. Delisle, and a stage set en-US up in the center of the lobby will also feaen-US-en-US ture more groups all day long.en-US The Brevard Symphony Orchestra will en-US perform its free family concert presented en-US by the Brandon family at 2 p.m., followed en-US by the Brevard Symphony Youth Orchesen-US-en-US tra at 3:30 p.m. on the main stage.en-US You can take it at your own pace and en-US you can experience what all the different en-US arts groups have to offer, Ms. Delisle said. en-US Its a huge collaboration with all of the en-US arts groups in Brevard County. Were all en-US working together and we all want to presen-US -en-US ent to the community what it is that we en-US do, all at the same time.en-US Before leaving the event, attendees can en-US stop by the Brevard Symphony Orchesen-US -en-US tras musical petting zoo where a variety en-US of musical instruments will be on display en-US for guests to try out.en-US A musician will be on hand to show en-US guests how to make a sound on an instruen-US -en-US ment and watch over as people try it out.en-US For more information, visit en-UShttp://Culen-US-en-US turalArtsShowcase.comen-US. Fall Harvest Fashion Show/TeaSeptember 22,2018 Time: 1-3pm Where: Riviera United Church of Christ 451 Riviera Drive NE Palm Bay, FL 32905Fashions by CottonWays For Tickets please call Bess at 321-727-2852Cookies and Tiny Sandwiches will be served along with tea and punch. Come and enjoy an afternoon of great food and fashions. There will be baskets that will be raffled off. Mention this ad for discount card -Buy 5-Get Discount on 6th wash Lees Detailing Inc. 321.514.3512Handwash Service, Basic Detailing, Carpet Shampooing, Paint Restoration, Headlight Restoration & Super Deluxe Packages665 Babcock St. Melbourne, FL 32901 Derek Youngblood, en-US11, of Port St. Lucie, en-US caught this en-US en-US 10.5inch Mangrove en-US Snapper at Pepper en-US Park in Fort Pierce. Help us celebrate one of the Space Coasts most popular pastimes by submitting a en-USphoto of your most recent catch straight from Brevards 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 Catch! Out en-USFrom page 13 en-GBShowcase en-USFrom page 13 en-GBSeeen-GB en-GB OUTen-GB page 17


en-US 17 en-USSCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22en-USScorpio, this week you are likely working out en-US something important in your mind that can help en-US clarify your emotions. The answer you get may be en-US different from what you expected.en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USBe careful not to overdo things this week, Sagiten-US -en-US tarius. You may want to jump right in to a gym en-US workout or financial project. Its good to be exuen-US-en-US berant, but exercise caution, too.en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USIt is challenging to prevent your temper from geten-US -en-US ting the best of you sometimes, Capricorn. But en-US hostility is not the way to handle a sticky situation.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USAquarius, dont be surprised if one day this week en-US you wake up with inspiration that wasnt there the en-US night before. Keep an eye out for strokes of en-US genius.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USSometimes you are prone to acting on impulse, en-US Pisces. This week you need to align your head and en-US heart on the same plane to forge ahead. NEED TO GET OUT? Helping Seniors With: Transportation Doctor Appointments Grocery Shopping Errands and more 321-722-2999Our loving, caring, compassionate seniors are here to Seniors Helping Seniors. Each oce is independently owned and operated. All trademarks are registered trademarks or Corporate Mutual Resources, Inc. Not all services available in all areas. Lic. #232571If you are interested in becoming a senior provider, we would like to hear from you too. Barbara Hickey, from en-USPalm Bay, visited her en-US daughter in France en-US earlier this year. They en-US went to the beautiful en-US little town of Verteuil en-US en Charente and took en-US along their copy of en-US Hometown Newsen-US. Touring with the Townies 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 Brevard County 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 and en-US include your first and last name, the city you live in and the location/date of where the en-US photo was taken. Type TOURING WITH THE TOWNIES in the subject line. en-US Let's see how many places we can go! en-USThe purpose of the ceremony is to en-US celebrate the value and virtue of the en-US highest standards of public service to our en-US community; to highlight the contributions en-US and devotion of public service; to recognize en-US the commitment and sacrifice of public en-US servants; and to encourage young people to en-US pursue careers in the public sector.en-US Tickets for the event hosted by Sheriff en-US Wayne Ivey start at $29. en-US For more information, call (321) 242-en-US 2219 or go to en-US www.kingcenter.comen-US.en-USJonny Lang 'Signs' up for Melbourne gigen-USBlues, gospel, songwriter, guitarist and en-US Grammy Award winner Jonny Lang will en-US perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at the en-US Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing en-US Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne.en-US Tickets are $51.50.en-US On his latest release, en-US Signsen-US which will be en-US released Sept. 8, Lang returns to his en-US guitar-based roots and channels the spirit en-US of early blues heroes such as Robert en-US Johnson and Howlin Wolf.en-US For more information, call (321) 242-en-US 2219 or go to en-US www.kingcenter.comen-US.en-US'The Wiz' at the Henegar en-US"The Wiz" opens Friday, Oct 12, and en-US continues through Sunday, Oct. 28, at The en-US Henegar Center, 625 E. New Haven Ave., en-US Melbourne. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. en-USFor ticket information, call (321) en-US 723-8698 or go to en-US henegar.orgen-US.en-USClassic Albums Live flies with Eagles en-USClassic Albums Live presents The Eagles: en-US Greatest Hits at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at en-US the Maxwell C. King Center for the en-US Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, en-GBOuten-USFrom page 16en-GBScopesen-USFrom page 13


en-US 18 Maybe its Time to Let Go of a Few Things Dont throw your treasures in the trash... We Buy Your Gold, Silver, Jewelry & Coins JEWELRY Broken, new or old Gold, silver, platinum Rings bands, class w/ stones Earrings, bracelets & chains, gold teeth WATCHES & CLOCKS Old pocket watches Old windup clocks Watches UNITED STATES COINS Dimes & quarters before 1965 Half dollars before 1969 Dollar coins before 1936 Gold coins & silver bullion ANTIQUES/ COLLECTIBLES Whole estates Painting/prints Statues/figurines Old toys STERLING SILVER Flatware Bowls & Candlesticks Anything Sterling Silver House Calls Available No ChargeMon. Fri. 10am 5 pm 2951 Hessey St., Unit 5 Palm Bay321-952-6900 4th annual Hawaiian Luau & Pig Roast Buffet Friday, Sept. 25 6-9 pm 7032 Stadium Parkway, Viera, FL 504-7771 | Fire Knife Dance at Sunset & Hawaiian Dancers Reservations Required Call 321-504-7771 W en-USe all have our favorite bunch to en-US play golf with. Maybe its just en-US your best friend or spouse. en-US Maybe its your three best buddies, or en-US maybe its a bunch of friends. For the en-US Wednesday Warriors Golf Group of Brevard en-US County, its a group of 15 or so, that has en-US room for more.en-US The group began in 2008 when a group en-US from north and another from south Brevard en-US got together. The two groups had such fun en-US playing together that they decided it would en-US be a great idea to play together more often. en-US Wednesday being in the middle of the week en-US proved to be a great way to break up the en-US week for this bunch of mostly retired en-US golfers.en-US The name Wednesday Warriors came en-US about when the group from south Brevard en-US played in a tournament. They had to give en-US their group a name, and Wednesday en-US Warriors was chosen by the group and they en-US decided to keep it.en-US We are open to men and women aged 19 en-US and up, said member coordinator Domien-US -en-US nick Leone. The majority of our members en-US are veterans from all service branches, and en-US we currently four couples.en-US While the group is headquartered in en-US Brevard, there is no requirement that you en-US live there to be a member. In fact, the group en-US is a traveling bunch that plays as often en-US outside of Brevard County as it does in.en-US The week that I spoke to Dominick, the en-US group was heading to Orlando for the day. en-US The group car-pools to places out-of-town. en-US They do not stay overnight, preferring to be en-US out and back on the same day. Most travel is en-US no more than an hour or so drive from en-US Brevard. en-US The Warriors play every Wednesday, all en-US year round. Granted some members are en-US seasonal, but the group really wants en-US members to play each week as much as en-US possible. The bigger numbers allow en-US Dominick to get better greens fees for en-US everyone. en-US Tee times vary from week to week, but in en-US most cases are in the morning. There are en-US occasions where the group will move the en-US day it plays to accommodate holidays, en-US changes in playing conditions or to take en-US advantage of special pricing at a course. en-US Players may play any game they wish en-US between themselves. The group, as a whole, en-US does not have any monetary challenges. en-US Some players like to play for skins or a en-US Nassau or even a cold beverage. Thats en-US entirely up to those players. en-US The group plays by USGA Rules, but en-US allows some latitude. Members are also en-US given an unofficial handicap and an average en-US score, allowing everyone to see how they en-US perform against one another. en-US Pairings are made by the coordinator and en-US players are usually switched around a bit to en-US encourage everyone to meet and get to en-US know one another. Remember, the groups en-US main objective is fun and camaraderie. en-US Current members may bring a guest up en-US to two times without having them join the en-US group. A guest is anyone who is a friend, en-US acquaintance or local relative. Non-local en-US relatives may play up to four times per year.en-US Being made up mostly of retired military en-US service members, there is a bit of service en-US branch pride among the members. With en-US this in mind, the group holds an Annual All en-US Service/Civilian Challenge. Members of en-US each of the military service branches are en-US teamed against the other branches. The en-US current champion is the U.S. Army. My late en-US father would be happy. en-US In addition to the challenge, the group en-US also holds other events and socials throughen-US -en-US out the year. Many involve the member and en-US their non-playing partner. en-US If you live in, close to, or dont mind en-US driving to Brevard, you should consider en-US joining the Wednesday Warriors Golf en-US Group. Initial administrative membership is en-US just $25 and covers your membership for en-US the first five years with the group. After en-US that, its a $5 renewal fee every year, en-US beginning in year six. en-US The group would love to welcome more en-US members interested in enjoying golf and en-US great camaraderie. For information on en-US joining this group, contact Dominick Leone en-US at en-US c4dbl@aol.comen-US or (321) 952-8835.en-US James Stammer has been an avid golfer en-US and golf enthusiast for nearly 40 years. He en-US hosts the Thursday Night Golf Show on en-US WSTU 1450-AM. Contact him at en-US stammeren-US -en-US GOLF en-USJAMES STAMMER en-USBrevard group enjoys golfing on Wednesdaysen-USMelbourne.en-US Tickets start at $29.75. For more en-US information, call (321) 242-2219 or go to en-US www.kingcenter.comen-US.en-USWorld of Dance headed for King Center en-USThe World of Dance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 17, at the Maxwell en-USC. King Center for the Performing Arts, en-US 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne.en-US The World of Dance Live Tour is a live en-US interpretation of the TV show, World of en-US Dance. NBC's hit dance competition series.en-US Tickets start at $44. For more en-US information, call (321) 242-2219 or go to en-US www.kingcenter.comen-US.en-USThree Billy Goats Gruff cross the bridge en-USThree Billy Goats Gruff will perform at en-US 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Maxwell en-US C. King Center for the Performing Arts, en-US 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. en-GBOuten-USFrom page 17


en-US 19 Does Your Pet Have What It Takes To Be Our PET OF THE WEEK?See our weekly winner for entry details! HTN2018HTN2018 Thornton Park offers Downtown Orlando charm en-USLong before Mickey made his Florida en-US debut in 1971, Downtown Orlando was en-US drawing tourists to the shores of Lake en-US Eola, who came to view the flocks of en-US beautiful white and black swans, cruise en-US upon the water aboard swan-shaped boats en-US and watch the colorful water ballet proen-US -en-US duced by the Linton E. Allen Memorial en-US Fountain, the citys most enduring icon. en-US Today the area known as Thornton en-US Park embraces the southwestern side of en-US the lake and offers a charming, tranquil en-US refuge within easy walking distance of all en-US the downtown core has to offer. en-US Gloria and I first discovered the oak-en-US lined brick streets of this enclave a few en-US years ago when we paid a visit to the nearen-US -en-US by Colombian consulate to renew her en-US passport. We sensed its special charm that en-US day and have returned twice in the eveen-US -en-US ning hours to watch the nighttime light en-US shoes of both the fountain and the lakes en-US musical Christmas tree during the holien-US -en-US days. For our recent weekend visit, we en-US chose to stay in a truly unique spot in the en-US heart of the neighborhood known as The en-US Verandah at Thornton Park, a former en-US complex of bed and breakfast inns that en-US now serves as a popular venue for occaen-US -en-US sional free concerts, weddings, receptions en-US and other special events. The facility en-US offers two historic structures to rent, a en-US studio apartment and a two-bedroom, en-US two-bath home with a small swimming en-US pool. We chose the latter via the Airbnb.en-US com website and found it to be the perfect en-US base for our constant wanderings, lying en-US just a block or so from the southern shore en-US of Lake Eola. Every morning I joined dozen-US -en-US ens of other downtown residents, visitors en-US and the resident swans in my walk around en-US the lake, whose broad 0.9-mile pathway en-US makes for a delightful stroll day or night. en-US Since we visited in late August, we were en-US also grateful for the Grapefruit Line of the en-US citys free downtown air conditioned bus en-US service known as LYNX Lymmo, which en-US picked us up and dropped us off just a en-US couple of blocks away on Central Bouleen-US-en-US vard, the commercial avenue lining the en-US western edge of the lake.en-US After our first morning stroll and a en-US quick dip in the pool, we boarded the en-US Lymmo to drop us off near the northern en-US edge of the lake and the dock for the popen-US -en-US ular swan paddleboats. These charming en-US four-person watercraft have long served en-US as a Downtown Orlando image, although en-US in the 1920s the boats were larger and not en-US propelled by passenger power. We peden-US -en-US dled out to the fountain for a few minutes en-US to take photos before the summer heat en-US drove us back to shore and the really en-US air-conditioned Orange County Regional en-US History Center just a couple of blocks en-US away. en-US Housed in the historic 1927 Orange en-US County Courthouse, this museum offers en-US four floors of exhibits, including the en-US building itself, designed by Floridas first en-US registered architect of Indiana limestone en-US and Georgia granite. We started off on the en-US top floor, where Gloria became enamored en-US with the story of the Florida Seminole en-US Tribe and the Pioneer Life exhibit, while I en-US really enjoyed the Citrus Industry exhibit en-US and many of the historical relics such as en-US postcards and fruit crate images. The en-US third floor offers sections on early transen-US -en-US portation and aviation, and exhibits on en-US both preand post-Disney tourism. I also en-US enjoyed the fully restored Courtroom B, en-US where I have my only photo ever taken en-US behind the judges bench (shame I didnt en-US have the robe to put on!). The second en-US floor of the museum is dedicated to Cenen-US -en-US tral Floridas African American heritage en-US as well as to traveling or special exhibits. en-US The most striking exhibit presently is en-US dedicated to the victims and survivors of en-US the Pulse Nightclub shooting two years en-US ago, with photographs, personal tributes en-US and other memorabilia created in the en-US aftermath of the tragedy. en-US We spent the rest of the afternoon wanen-US -en-US dering the streets of Downtown Orlando, en-US where we viewed the artworks on display en-US at the CityArts Factory, which is part of en-US the Third Thursday Gallery Hop downen-US -en-US town, characterized by food, drink and en-US live entertainment on the streets. We were en-USLake Eola sculptureen-GBSeeen-GB en-GB PARKen-GB, page 21en-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown News


en-US 20 en-USTommy 'TC' Crowlen-USTommy "TC" Crowl, 69, of West Melbourne, en-US died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. Arrangements en-US were made by Brownlie Maxwell Funeral en-US Home and Crematory.en-USObdulia Ramos-Vazquezen-USObdulia Ramos-Vazquez, 95, of Melbourne, en-US died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. Arrangements en-US were made by Island Cremations Service.en-USHarold R. Robertsen-USHarold R. Roberts, 87, of Melbourne, died en-US Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Arrangements were en-US made by Davis Seawinds Funeral Home.en-USRobert Saffellen-USRobert Saffell, 70, of Melbourne, died en-US Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Arrangements were en-US made by Island Cremations Service.en-USGerlinde W. Rickelen-USGerlinde W. Rickel, 79, of Melbourne, died en-US Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Arrangements were en-US made by Davis Seawinds Funeral Home.en-USRuth G. Furnalden-USRuth G. Furnald, 84, of Melbourne, died en-US Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Arrangements were en-US made by Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home and en-US Crematory.en-USGeraldine Gillean Jordanen-USGeraldine Gillean Jordan, 90, of Melbourne, en-US died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Arrangements en-US were made by Brownlie Maxwell Funeral en-US Home and Crematory.en-USRonald H. Williamsen-USRonald H. Williams, 79, of West Melbourne, en-US died Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. Arrangements en-US were made by Brownlie Maxwell Funeral en-US Home and Crematory.en-USKenneth Haydenen-USKenneth Hayden, 73, of Melbourne, died en-US Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Arrangements were en-US made by Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home and en-US Crematory.en-USRoberta Joan Thompsonen-USRoberta Joan Thompson, 80, of Melbourne, en-US died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Arrangements en-US were made by Brownlie Maxwell Funeral en-US Home and Crematory.en-USRuby Feathers Osbornen-USRuby Feathers Osborn, 96, of Melbourne, en-US died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Arrangements en-US were made by Brownlie Maxwell Funeral en-US Home and Crematory.en-USRamon Leyva Canoen-USRamon Leyva Cano, 91, of West Melbourne, en-US died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Arrangements en-US were made by Brownlie Maxwell Funeral en-US Home and Crematory.en-USAnn Marie E. Futchkoen-USAnn Marie E. Futchko, 67, of Melbourne, died en-US Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Arrangements en-US were made by Ammen Family Cremation and en-US Funeral Care.en-USObituaries Dr. Michael K Grofik OD, PA is pleased to welcome Dr. Mitchell M Nass to his optometric practice. Please call for appts (Eye Exam, Contacts, Etc) 278 N Wickham Road Melbourne, FL 32935 321-253-9228


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KAYAKS PADDLEBOARDS SURFBOARDS BUY or RENT $700 off MSRP on 10 boards Try It Before You Buy It! 410 S Hopkins Ave, Titusville, FL (321) 474-9365 HOBE ECLIPSE Family Owned & Operated For Over 10 Years Huge Savings on All 2017 & 2018 Kayak models also mesmerized by the appearance of the en-USCorona Cigar Company & Downtown en-US Crown Lounge just down the street, the en-US largest such establishment either of us en-US had ever seen (and neither of us smoke en-US cigars). en-US The beautiful bank of wooden Nicaraen-US-en-US guan rocking chairs outside tempt passen-US -en-US ersby to take a seat, while the intoxicating en-US aromas and rhythm of Latin Music waften-US-en-US ing from the doors lure them inside. en-US Afterward we walked a couple blocks en-US away to what was the famous Church en-US Street Station nightclubbing district in the en-US 1970s and 80s and from what Disney en-US originally modeled its now-defunct Pleaen-US-en-US sure Island club district on (Now part of en-US Disney Springs). en-US You still can find a number of restauen-US -en-US rants and clubs along Church Street, as en-US well as one of the downtown areas Sunrail en-US stops, the regions light-rail system similar en-US to South Floridas Tri-Rail service. en-US Here you can board the train to go as en-US far south as Downtown Kissimmee in en-US Osceola County and as forth northwest as en-US Deland in Volusia County. en-US On our second morning, we walked en-US across the Veranda courtyard to Washingen-US -en-US ton Street, the brick-paved avenue that en-US deadends on either side of Lake Eola. The en-US section south of the lake is lined with cozy en-US restaurants, taverns, unique boutiques en-US and upscale hair salons.en-US If you bring Fido or Fifi with you, you en-US can even drop him or her off for a bit of en-US canine pampering at Woof Gang Bakery en-US & Grooming. The ambience of brick yesen-US-en-US teryear also carries over onto nearby en-US Summerlin Avenue, home to more restauen-US -en-US rants and boutiques. en-US For lunch our second day we decided to en-US board the Lymmo to head to The Boheme en-US restaurant, part of the Grand Bohemian en-US Hotel in Downtown Orlando, propelled en-US by our culinary memories of its sister en-US restaurant in Celebration a couple of years en-US ago. Here Chef Laurent Hollaender did en-US not disappoint, having delighted diners en-US here for the last seven years. en-US We started out with an appetizer of en-US stone-oven baked naan bread topped with en-US fresh garlic, basil oil and Asiago cheese en-US and accompanied by a bowl of hummus. en-US For Glorias main dish, she ordered Chef en-US Hollaenders Seafood Cake packed with en-US bits of lobster, crab and salmon and en-US served with grilled asparagus, sweet potaen-US -en-US to fries and a roasted tomato aioli. I en-US ordered one of the daily specials, the en-US Shrimp Po-Boy (after all Im from Louisien-US -en-US ana!) which was served on very yummy en-US grilled French bread and accompanied by en-US some of the best French fries Ive had in en-US recent memory. en-US We ended our lunch with two different en-US desserts: I opted for the more healthien-US -en-US er-sounding Pineapple Sorbet (made with en-US a touch of tequila and served with a cocoen-US -en-US nut florentine cookie), while Gloria en-US enjoyed the Apple Galette, a French puff en-US pastry filled with fresh apples and topped en-US with vanilla bean ice cream (yeah, hers en-US was really decadent!). We both enjoyed en-US the mysterious and enchanting atmoen-US -en-US sphere created here by the interplay of red en-US and dark colors and wall paintings, which en-US made us feel as if we were dining in the en-US Moulin Rouge. Located directly across en-US the street from the Dr. Phillips Center for en-US the Performing Arts, The Boheme is peren-US -en-US fect for either a pre-show dinner or after-en-US show nightcap. Also nearby is the Amway en-US Center and the citys new soccer venue, en-US the Orlando City Stadium.en-US Our last evening in Downtown Orlanen-US-en-US do, we once again walked to Washington en-US Street to visit Island Time, a beer and en-US wine bar housed in one of the areas hisen-US -en-US toric homes. en-US Located directly across the street from en-US the main entrance to The Veranda, Island en-US Time is rumored to serve the best Key en-US Lime pie in Orlando and a very unique en-US drink called Popmosa, which is a glass of en-US champagne with a gourmet popsicle en-US floating inside. Im basically a teetotaler en-US so I opted for the mango flavor of one of en-US these and Gloria chose a craft strawberry en-US Abita Beer (also from Louisiana!), while en-US we snacked on the Cheese Plate of sharp en-US aged merlot cheddar, Irish Dubliner en-US cheese, an olive Giardiniera mix, roasted en-US almonds, dried dates and crackers. en-US Here we sat on a comfortable couch in en-US the air conditioning and watched the en-US patrons come and go on a busy Friday en-US night. At one point it seemed we were the en-US only ones the bartenders didnt know by en-US name and give a hug too, reminding us en-US both of the coffee shop set on the Friends en-US TV set. And although we didnt have en-US another Orlando experience to compare en-US the cheesecake to, the Island Time version en-US made by owner Audrey Davila was indeed en-US worth the visit. Before heading back to en-US our lodgings, we walked the short two en-US blocks to Lake Eola to catch the 9:30 light en-US show at the fountain and people-watch en-USbefore retiring for the night.en-US If you goen-US The Boheme restaurant, 325 S. Orange en-US Ave., (407) 581-4700, www.kesslercollecen-US -en-US City Arts Gallery, 29 S. Orange Ave., en-US (407) 648-7060, CityArtsFactoryen-US General info: http://thorntonparkdisen-US -en-US Grand Bohemian Art Gallery, 325 S en-US Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801;en-US Holy Land Experience, 4655 Vineland en-US Road, (407) 872-2272, https://holylanden-US-en-US en-US Info on Lake Eola: www.cityoforlando.en-US net/parks/lake-eola-parken-US Island Time Beer and Wine Bar, 712 E. en-US Washington St., (321) 236-7209, www.en-US Orange County Regional History Cenen-US -en-US ter, 65 E. Central Blvd., (407) 836-8500, en-US thehistorycenter.orgen-US Performance venues: www.drphillipen-US -en-US; www.amwaycenter.comen-US Public transportation, including en-US LYMMO buses, www.golynx.comen-US Soccer games and events, www.orlanen-US-en-US The Veranda at Thornton Park, 111 N. en-US Summerlin Ave., (914) 497-3986, www.en-US verandaevents.comen-US Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, 701 E. en-US Washington St., (407) 648-9663, woofen-US -en-US gangbakery.comen-GBParken-USFrom page 19


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