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Publication Date: April 26, 2007
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Happy Birthday
Will
Shakespeare sonnet
celebration.
See page 12

Mysteries of the
Deep
Marine quest sparks
discovery.
See page 25

The Healing Field
Hundreds of flags repre-
sent young lives lost.
See page 32


Street Closures
Springfest closes streets
and parking areas.
See page 39


Red Ribbon
Cutting
Booker Creek Park gets
renovated.
See page 49

Mainsail Arts
Festival
Over 200 artists and
100,000 visitors.
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After losing control of her vehicle, a Seminole woman hit
an oxygen tank at Palms Hospital on Tuesday.
See Story, page 60


Mooring Field
Makes First Hurdle
By Cathy Salustri
Applause greeted Gulfport City Council
last Thursday after they voted to start
work on a mooring field in Boca Ciega
Bay. Before voting, Council heard ex-
tensive comments from the audiences,
including a wide array of reasons not to
build a mooring field
Many speaking against the mooring
field cited proposed tax cuts in Talla-
hassee as one reason to postpone the
vote. Fran McLaughlin, owner of FMI
Industries in Gulfport, told Council he
couldn't endorse a mooring field based
on the cost.
See Mooring Field, page 47
City Seeks $650K
Grant for 49th St.
The City of Gulfport's Community
Redevelopment Agency gave city man-
ger Tom Brobeil the go-ahead to pursue
a $650.000 Community Development
Block Grant (CDBG) to finish Phrase III
in the 49th Street Corridor Redevelop-
ment Plan.
"It's very unlikely that we're going to
get $650.000." said Brobeil. "But it's the
amount that we estimate we need to
See 49th St. Grant, page 53


A Tale of Two Cities: The Best Intentions


Part one of a three part series
By Cathy Salustri
Last month The Gabber ran two articles
about midtown St. Petersburg and the 49th
Street area of Gulfport. In those articles,
Gulfport Chief of Police Curt Willocks ad-
dressed some concerns of business owners
and residents along 49th Street. St. Peters-
burg Chief of Police Chuck Harmon explained
how he believed the changes to St. Petersburg
community policing would benefit not only St.
Petersburg residents but businesses and resi-
dents in neighboring Gulfport.


The Gabber also spoke to residents in both
cities as well as several Gulfport elected offi-
cials. St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker would
not consent to an interview: St. Pete Deputy
Mayor Gohath Davis (responsible for oversee-
ing midtown St. Petersburg) did not return
our calls.
Both police departments have expressed to
The Gabber a strong wish to work together
and improve the situation along 49th Street.
Additionally. Chief Harmon spoke at length
with this paper about problems unique to mid-
town and how residents can help fix them.
See Police. page 41


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Come View the Works of
Budding Artists
The Gulfport Public Library is fea-
turing an art display by students
from The Canterbury School of Flor-
ida in St. Petersburg, Pre-K through
4th grade. This display will be from
April 10 through April 30.

Senior Follies at
The Hickman Theater
Senior Follies, a senior talent show,
will be held on Monday, April 30th
at 7 p.m. in the Catherine A. Hick-
man Theater, 5501 27th Ave. So.
in Gulfport. Tickets are $5. Conces-
sions available during intermission.
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Proceeds to benefit the Gulfport
Multipurpose Senior Center Foun-
dation, Inc. Call 893-2237 or 893-
1231 for more information.

Gulfport Springfest
Set for April 28
The 13th Annual Gulfport Spring-
fest Street Festival' celebration is
planned for Saturday, April 28'from
noon to 8 p.m. along historic Beach
Boulevard in the heart of the City's
quaint and charming downtown. The
event is co-produced this year with
the GulfportChamber of Commerce
and the City of Gulfport.
The event is free to the public and
dozens of vendors featuring a wide
variety of arts and crafts have al-


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ready signed up to participate. Lo-
cal and area restaurants are sched-
uled to join with other food vendors
offering an array of culinary delights
to enjoy.
Live professional entertainment is
planned at three venues. The main
stage at the corner of Beach Bou-
levard and Shore Drive, directly in
front of the landmark Gulfport Ca-
sino and Ballroom will feature MC
Kevin Thomas with performances
by
Noon: Free Range 2:00 p.m.: Blue
Lightening, 4:00 p.m.: Spontaneous
Habit and 6:00 p.m.: Southern Jam.
Organized by Blind Dog Produc-
tions
Free parking is available in and
around downtown and the City's
historic Trolley will offer free rides
giving access to more remote park-
ing locations.
Current Platinum Sponsors include
the Boca Ciega Yacht Club and the
Gabber. The Chamber is current-
ly seeking additional sponsors at
all levels from $25 up to $1,000 or
more.
For more information about the
event or for information about be-
coming a vendor or a sponsor call
the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce
weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at
727-344-3711 or visit the Chamber's
website at www.gulfportchamberof-
commerce.com. The website in-
cludes application forms for vendors
and sponsors and the route that the
Trolley will follow.


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Gulfport Women's
Softball League
The City of Gulfport Recreation
Division will have open registration
for teams to participate in the 2007
Women's Summer Softball League
on May 14 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The 10-game season will be played on
Friday nights beginning June 1 with
a 6-team maximum. League fees are
$372.50, due at registration. Please
call John at 727-893-1079 for further
information.


Retirement, Promotions
at Police Department
Lieutenant Ken Dodge worked his
last shift on April 16th, after serving
four years as the commander of the
patrol division. Having retired from
the Tampa Police Department after a
34-year career, Dodge came to work in
Gulfport to fill a vacant lieutenant's
position. The agency looked outside
its own ranks because, at the time,
none of the members of the Gulfport
Police Department met both the edu-
cation and service requirements for
promotion to the rank of lieutenant.
Times have changed. With Dodge's
retirement, Howard Coombs has
been promoted to lieutenant, and he
will serve as the patrol division com-
mander. Coombs has been with the
agency for nine years, serving most
recently as the supervisor of the pol-
icy compliance unit, which oversees
accreditation, recruiting, training,
and internal investigations. To meet
the education requirement, Coombs
attended the University of Phoenix


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on his days off, earning a Bachelor of
Science degree in business manage-
ment.
The sergeant's position being va-
cated by Coombs is being filled by
the promotion of Joshua Stone.
Stone has been with the agency for
six years, and he currently serves as
one of three detectives. A graduate
of the University of South Florida,
Stone has a Bachelor of Arts degree
in criminology.
Officer Hanh Pham will be promoted
to fill the newly-vacated detective's
position. Pham is currently a patrol
officer, where he has served for six
years, most recently recognized for
his thorough, quality investigations.
Pham is also an alum of the Univer-
sity of South Florida, having a Bach-


elor of Arts degree in criminology.
Best wishes to Ken Dodge, and
congratulations to Howard Coombs,
Josh Stone, and Hanh Pham!


Grandparents Raising
Grandchildren
Grandparents raising grandchil-
dren will meet the second and fourth
Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. at Family
Resources Shelter, 3821 5th Ave. No.
in St. Petersburg. Relatives raising
other relatives' children are welcome
(uncles, aunts, sisters, brothers). The
groups provide support, socialization,
parenting education, community in-
formation and resources. Please call
550-4250 for information.


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since 1968
141949th Street South,
Gulfport, FL 33707
(727) 321-6965
(fax) 327-7830
Advertising@theGabber.com
www.theGabber.com
Open
9-5 Mon Wed, 9-2 Fri
Closed Thursday
Publishers / Editors
Ken & Deb Reichart
SProduction
Anne Rush, Gina Forgetta,
Jeffrey White, Nenad Stjephovic
Customer Service / Sales
Gina Forgetta, Mary Baumgartner
Morgan Landis
Contributing Writers
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Cathy Salustri, Shelly Wilson,
Gina Forgetta, Anne Rush,
Greg Stemm, Kate Bradshaw,
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Distribution
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Serving
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Azalea, Grand Central District,
Northwest St. Petersburg, Tyrone,
Kenwood, Central Oak Park,
Southwest St. Petersburg, Maximo,
Tierra Verde, St. Pete Beach,
Pass-A-Grille, Treasure Island,
Madeira Beach, Pinellas Point
Members
Florida Press Association
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Gulfport Chamber of Commerce
Circulation 13,000
Deadlines
Editorial Copy Monday Noon
Display Advertising Tuesday 5 pm
if proof is required Monday Noon
Classified Advertising Tuesday 5pm


The views and opinions expressed in this publication are not
necessarily those of the Publishers, advertisers or employees
of the Gabber.
The Gabber is not liable for any errors in advertising beyond
the cost of the first printing of any advertisement.
SContents of this publication may not be reproduced or copied
without premission of the Publishers.


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The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements.
Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our.qualifications and experience.


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* Compensation for time and
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Participation will last approximately
1 month with up to 5 overnight and
2 daytime stays in the sleep laboratory.






Gabber April 26 May 2, 2007


Alumni Singers to
Perform Spring Concert
The Alumni Singers of St. Peters-
burg will present its annual Spring
Concert on Sunday, May 6th at 4
p.m. at the Faith Memorial Mission-
ary Baptist Church, 1800 18th Ave.
So. in St. Petersburg. The concert
will feature the music of several
composers and several music forms
as well as the group's signature Af-
rican American Spirituals.
The Alumni Singers perform un-
der the direction of Robert Anders
and are accompanied by Dorothy
Jenkins. The interdenominational
group includes alumni from high
school and college choirs across the
country. Known for its distinctive


delivery and astute attention to nu-
ance, the group has become a virtuo-
sic interpreter and preserver of the
rich musical heritage of the African
American experience.
A freewill offering will be requested.
Contributions are tax deductible.

Friendship Club to Meet
The Friendship Club of Town
Shores will meet on Monday, May
7th at 9:30 a.m. in the lounge of the
club house.
A representative from the Gulfport
Library will give the lecture. Call
384-9019 FMI.






Green Thumb Festival
The Garden Club of St. Petersburg
will participate in the annual Green
Thumb Festival at Walker Fuller
Park on April 28 and 29 with a stan-
dard Flower Show and its Grow &
Share program.
Phil Stager will give a talk about
"Palms" at 11 a.m. on both Satur-
day and Sunday and Jan Allyn of
the Native Plant Society will discuss
"Naturally Native" at 1:30 p.m. Fol-
lowing the speakers, plants grown
by members of the club will be dis-
tributed to all attending. Walter
Fuller Park is located at 7891 26th
Ave. No. in St. Petersburg.

Kentucky Derby Day
at Derby Lane
The Science Center Guild will hold
Kentucky Derby Day at Derby Lane
on Saturday, May 5th from 5-7 p.m.
Event features Mint Julep drink
specials, Kentucky Derby theme ap-
petizers, hat contest, opportunities,
50/50 raffle, cash bar and wagering
on the Kentucky Derby. Cost is $50
per person. All proceeds to benefit
The Science Center.
Make your check payable to the
Science Center Guild and mail
to: Andrea Winning, Derby Lane,
10490 Gandy Blvd., St. Petersburg,
FL 33702. Reservations will be ac-
cepted until Friday, April 27th. FMI
call 72-812-3278 or visit winning@
derbylane.com.

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Collyn Lockamy giving $271.64 to Fr. Jim Merkel of Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic
Church
Holy Name Catholic Church, built in 1964 needs your help! They have a
$475,000 deficit to overcome or our greatest fears could come to life closure!
"I'm not afraid to say the word" says longtime parishioner Collyn Lockamy. "I
already went through (along with my children) the closing of Holy Name School.
I will not stand by idol and watch this happen. Please get your friends, neigh-
bors, relatives, employees, bosses, anyone you can this of, to help and do it now!"
Strategia Marketing LLC recently allowed Collyn Lockamy, a director of sales,
to fundraise at their company picnic through a Stryker game and 50/50 raffle.
$271.64 was raised thanks to Bryon Wolf, the owner, allowing this to happen.
Ask your company, ministry, local restaurants, area shops to help raise funds.
Donations can be sent to: Holy Name Catholic Church, Attn: Deficit Fund, 5800
15th Ave. So., Gulfport, FL 33707.
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Cat Lovers' Workshop
The Cat Hospital on Park Street, in
conjunction with-the Pinellas Animal
Foundation and All Cats Hospital,
will present a day of feline focused
presentations on Saturday, April
28th at the Tradewinds Resort on St.
Pete Beach. Each topic will be pre-
sented by veterinarians, veterinary
specialists and technicians who focus
on feline health and well being.
Topics will include new ideas about
behavior, wellness care, vaccinating,
pet loss support, environmental en-
richment, first aid, disaster planning
and much more.
The cost is $25 for the day and reser-
vations are required. Lunch is includ-
ed along with refreshments, parking
at the resort and a goodie bag.
Seating is limited, so RSVP soon!
Call Bonnie Heatwole, C.V.T. at
The Cat Hospital on Park Street at
381-2287 for information and to pur-
chase tickets.


Register for Gulfport
Summer Camp
Summer resident registration for
the 2007 Summer Program begins
Monday, April 2 and Monday, April 23
for non-residents. Available to grades
Kindergarten to age 14. Hours of
registration are Monday-Friday from
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration fees
are $15 for residents and $100 for
non- residents. The 11-week program
(May 29 August 10) cost is $250 for
residents and $495 for non-residents.
Pre Camp (May 21-25) and Post camp
(August 6-10) cost is $70 for each
week, which includes field trips. Pre
and Post camps are limited to 60 Gulf-
port residents only. Summer camp
hours are from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
with extended hours available .until 6
p.m. for an extra charge. Packets are
available at the Recreation Center,
5730 Shore Blvd. S. and registration
begins on April 2. Call 893-1068 for
any questions.


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News From VFW
Post #39
By Stacy McBeth
The Post is open Sunday through
Friday at 1 p.m. with the exception
of Monday when the Post is closed.
Saturday the doors open at 8 a.m.
and breakfast is served until 11 a.m.
Friday, April 27th DJ Bill is in house
to entertain with a fantastic selection
of hits from all eras. Saturday, April
28th will be April birthday celebra-
tions. Bring a covered dish and join us
for fun and frolic. Make your calendar
for the upcoming Star Spectacular
April 29th at 2 p.m. sharp. Don't miss
this fun filled show and dinner.
I know you all have a busy week, but
please take time to reflect and realize
what our country is going through.
Even though we may not agree with
actions taken by our leaders, we do
have the right to disagree and work
toward changing things we do not
agree with. Take time to appreciate
and thank the men and women who
helped make this possible as well as
those who continue to risk their lives
to ensure our freedoms. I still am
proud to say I'm an American. When
you're out and about today, stop in
and visit, we'll save you a seat.


Sons of Italy
q Sons of Italy, 2500 34th St. So. in
St. Petersburg holds a Pasta Night
every Monday featuring all you can
eat pasta with two meatballs, salad,
bread and coffee for $5 from 4-8 p.m.
The public is invited. For informa-
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Legion Post 125
By George Brierley, Commander
Last chance to see the Ruby
Tuesday, Keith Coleman "Las Vegas
Review" show. Only a few seats are
left. Tickets are on sale in our lounge
for $10 each for this Sunday, April
29th, 7 to 9 p.m. show. Hurry!
Friday, April 27th, dinner will
be baked or battered haddock, fries,
cole slaw, roll & butter for $7.50,
The second entr6e will be country
fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy,
vegetable, roll & butter for $6.50.
Saturday, April 28th, the S.A.L.'s
will be dishing up their all-you-can-
eat spaghetti & meatballs, salad &
garlic bread for $6.00. Dinners are
served from 5 to 7 p.m.
The Real McCoys Band is here
entertaining you every Friday &
Saturday night from 7 to 11 p.m.
Come on down and kick up your


heels or just sit and enjoy their great
music.
Join us every Sunday for our all-
you-can-eat breakfast buffet for
$5.50 served from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
You can also order an omelet or eggs
cooked as you like.
Lunches are served on Tuesdays,
Wednesday and Thursdays from
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Fridays and
Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursdays come in and
sing with Ron's karaoke at 7 p.m.
Darts are played every Saturday at
8 p.m. Play pool for free on Satur-
days. Euchre is played on Wednes-
days at 1 p.m.
Bingo is played every Wednes-
day starting at 6 p.m. Fourteen $50
games are played, plus two progres-
sive cover-all games for $250. Join us
for an evening of fun and games.
We are located at 6440 5th Ave. So.
in St. Petersburg. The phone number
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4444 5th Ave. No. in St. Petersburg
on Friday, May 11th for a free indoor
showing of the PG rated Paramount
movie "Charlotte's Web". Doors to our
community center will open at 6 p.m.
Food and drink will be available for
purchase or bring your own cooler.
Chairs will be provided or bring your
most comfortable blanket or lounge
chair for this family friendly move.
Movie begins at 6:30 p.m. Don't miss
the fun. FMI call 321-1335.

Garden Club to Hold
Installation Luncheon
The Installation Luncheon for new
officers of the Gulfport Garden and
Bird Club will be held on May 10th
at the Wine Celldr (17301 Gulf Blvd.,
No. Redington Beach) beginning at
11:30 a.m. The menu will be a choice
of chicken marsala, poached salm-
on or braised steak. The cost is $20
which includes rolls, salad, beverage,
dessert, tax and tip. Send your check
(indicate entree choice on check)
made out to the Gulfport Garden and
Bird Club to Barbara Purtee before
May 1st.
Make arrangements with friends
to carpool and be sure to attend this
year-end luncheon to show your ap-
preciation for the hard work of the of-
ficers and to give a warm welcome to
the new officers. There may even be
sneak preview of plans for our 67th
year!


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Boating Classes
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
78 has a 13-week continuous cycle of
Safe Boating classes every Tuesday,
7:30 p.m., Warren Webster Commu-
nity Center, 1500 Pass-A-Grille Way,
St. Pete Beach (1 mile south of Don
CeSar). Start at your convenience.
First class, come at 7 p.m. to regis-
ter. Begin any Tuesday and finish 13
weeks later or take up to two years to
finish.
May classes include "Powering Your
Boat" on May 1st, "Knots" on May 8th,
"Weather" on May 15th, "Your Boat's
Radio" on May 22nd and "The Rest of
the Story on May 29th.
Cost is $36 for 13 weeks and includes
340 page manual. Call Jim at 360-
4846, Warren at 321-7801 or Phil at
865-2226.

New Summer
Teen Excursions
The City of St. Pete Beach Leisure
Services Recreation Department will
be providing Summer Teen Excur-


sions for the first time! Make this a
memorable summer by joining us for
fun trips to Adventure Island, Lazer
Tag, Ice Skating, Bowling, Busch
Gardens, and much more!
This new program will be held on
Tuesday and Thursdays, during the
day. The excursions will begin, May
29 August 2. Program hours may
vary according t6 the schedule. En-
rollinent is limited to 13 teens with
a minimum of seven teens in order
to go on an excursion. Since the en-
rollment is limited, registration will
be on a first come basis. Teens must
call the Friday before an excursion
to be able to go. Ages 13-15 are wel-
come.
Teens will meet at the Don Vista
Cultural Arts Center (3300-Pass-
A-Grille Way). St. Pete Beach
residents and non-residents may
register, Monday through Friday
beginning April 23rd from 9 a.m.-3
p.m. Although, there will not be a
registration fee or a cost for the 10
weeks, parents will still need to fill
out all necessary paper work before


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227 70th Street South
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ALL TOP QUALITY ITEMS
Baby & Kids Clothing, Baby Items, Books, Games, Videos, and much, much morel!
Bring a Friend and Come Early
This sale is sponsored by the Children's Ministry program at Pasadena Community Church.
Sale is open to the public. Cash Is the preferred method of payment. Price marked Is the sale
price No Negotiating. Many items half price from 11am until 12pm on Saturday.
All Sales Final.
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your teen will be able to go on an ex-
cursion. The only fee will be for the
cost of each excursion and lunch.
Teens will need to be responsible for
their own money and personal be-
longings.
If you would like to see your teen
have a safe and fun summer, please
call Mary-Jo Golliner at 363-2146
for additional information.

Social Policy Forum
Temple Beth-El of St. Petersburg
will be hosting its Second Annual
Social Policy Forum entitled "Im-
migration in America" on Tuesday,
May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Temple's
main sanctuary (400 Pasadena Ave.,
St. Petersburg, 33707). This free
event is open to the public and will
feature four speakers: Rabbi Mi-
chael Torop of Temple Beth-El, who
will provide a Jewish perspective on
immigration issues; Professor Ste-
phen Vladeck, an expert in immi-
gration law and constitutional law
at the University of Miami School
of Law; Professor Luz Nagle, the
first Hispanic tenured professor at
Stetson University College of Law
and an expert in national security
issues; and Mr. James Johnson, a
member of the Tampa Bay Chapter
of the Minutemen.
Please join us for what is sure to be
an interesting and informative dis-
cussion of this important issue.
For more information, please con-
tact Temple Beth-El (727) 347-
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April 28 & 29, 2007 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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By Shelly Wilson I

William Shakespeare wrote over. 150
sonnets, but the average person may
only know one or two. We've all heard
the oft-quoted: "Shall I compare thee to
a summer's day? / Thou art more lovely
and more temperate," a line from one of
the bard's most popular love sonnets,
number 18. But, what about "My mis-
tress' eyes are nothing like the sun...If
hairs be wires, black wires grow on her
head"? No, Shakespeare's sonnets aren't
all flowery verse. They are sometimes
amusing and often witty compositions
that have endured four hundred years.
Last Sunday evening, local stage ac-
tor and director John Conlon brought
Shakespeare's sonnets to the public with
his second annual "Sonnet-a-thon" at the
St. Petersburg Little Theater.
"This is a good thing for people to get to-
gether for," Conlon explained, "because,
how many are there who get together
and think about Shakespeare?"
A modest, but devoted following,
turned out for the reading, including
many in "Shakespearean" dress. While
most of the some ten performers did read
from the bard's repertoire of sonnets, a
few presented monologues or segments SPLT Treasurer Michael,Kinney got into the
from Shakespeare's plays. The results: act last Sunday, charming the crowd with
enthusiastic applause and unadulterated his "Richard Nixon-as-bard" sonnet read-
merriment. ing.
"I started this last year at Studio 620 [in
downtown St. Petersburg]," said Conlon. "I brought it here because I thought it
would be more beneficial for people to come, and also to benefit the theater."
St. Petersburg Little Theater is Florida's oldest, continuously operating com-
munity theater, presenting up to six major shows a season many of which
are far more contemporary than Shakespeare. But, it is doubtful even Shake-
speare could have predicted how his works would endure, as he himself wrote
in sonnet 17: "Who will believe my verse in time to come...?" Indeed, there are
many.





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3rd Annual Paint the
Town Competition
Thirty of the finest plein air painters,
in the southeast capture the beauty
and spirit of St Petersburg in the 3rd
annual Paint the Town show hosted
by the St Petersburg Representa-
tional Art Association. This year's
judge is Molly Schmid, known for
her classical representational paint-
ing, undoubtedly influenced by the
work of her father, the artist Richard
Schmid. Competing for the $2,000
Best of Show award, artists will paint
on location April 26, 27 and 28 with
the wet paint sale beginning immedi-
ately following the judging.
The doors open to the public at 6
p.m. on April 28th and the exhibition
will run through May 20th.
SPRAA is a volunteer organization
that relies on support of its members
and sponsors to the raising public
awareness of Representational Art.
Forinformation about Paint the Town,
visit or call Alla Prima Fine Art, 111
Second Avenue NE in St. Petersburg,
825-0200, or www.allaprimafineart.
com.

Church Needs
Donations for Sale
The Pasadena Community Church
will hold their 5th Annual Flea Mar-
ket on Saturday, May 5th from 8-1
in the LEC-Jerger Hall located at
227 70th St. So. in St. Petersburg.
It will be sponsored by the Singles
and Friends in Faith group of the
Church. Proceeds will be used in
church ministries. Your closets,
drawers, attic and garage are hiding
treasures that will be most welcome
in our Flea Market (please, no cloth-
ing). 'If you have items you would
like to donate, call Carol at 363-
1966.

Gulfport Safe
Boating Program
A continuous Safe Boating Program
is offered by the Coast Guard Auxil-
iary Flotilla 7-16. Start any Tuesday
at 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. and 13 weeks
later you will complete the program.
All materials will be included in the
cost of $35 per participant. Please
call Don (727) 546-1514 for more in-
formation.


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Last Chance to See
Wolf to Woof Exhibit
Florida International Museum an-
nounces that Wolf to Woof: The
Story of Dogs will end its run in St.
Petersburg on May 13th. Organized
by Wonderworks Exhibits Company,
Wolf to Woof is the largest and most
comprehensive traveling exhibition
ever created to explore the history,
biology and development of dogs and
the role of dogs in human societies.
A "Dogumentary Dogs... and More
Dogs," narrated by John Lithgow, is
also part of the exhibit.
Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs has
four themed sections including multi-
media displays, artifacts, photo mu-
rals, and dioramas of taxidermied
wild canines and sculpted modern
ddgs breeds. Additionally interac-
tive, hands-on components demon-
strate key exhibit concepts.
FIM is featuring a special $12 Flor-
ida Residency admission for adults
and seniors through the conclusion of
the exhibit.. Students are always $5,
and ages 6 and under are free.
FIM's extended hours for Wolf to
Woof are Monday-Saturday 9-6 p.m.;
Sunday 12 noon 6 p.m.; last admis-
sion at 5 p.m. Florida residents, $12,
Adults $17, Seniors/Military $15,
FIM is offering Senior Days (Mon -
Wed) with a special $12 admission,
Students $5, Toddlers 6 and under
- free. Special group pricing is avail-
able. For more information please
contact Eileen Conte, at 341.7901. To
learn more about the Florida Inter-
national Museum visit www.florida-
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Expressions of Artistic Minds


The Gulfport Optimist Club would like to thank everyone who bought tickets
to the "Expressions of Artistic Minds" held at the Casino on Monday, April
9th. Everyone had a great time listening to live guitar music while viewing
the many pieces of art on display. The artwork displayed by the Gulfport Mon-
tessori students was extremely impressive. Thank you to all the artists who
showed their art. This fundraiser for art materials for the school and the Gulf-
port Teen Council travel fund could not have happened without all the hard
work put in by Ms. Kristi Dean and the participating teachers at the school.
Thank you to the American Legion Post 125 Women's Auxiliary and the Sons
of the Legion, Gulfport Chamber of Commerce, K.T. Kanes and Al and Cindy
Davis for their sponsorship. Thank you to K.T. Kanes for cooking all the deli-
cious food for the dinner on their day off. The Gulfport Teen Council did a great
job of serving the dinner. And that you to the City of Gulfport for all your help
This event was so awe-inspiring that we look forward to making it an annual
event. If you could like to see some of the art work, visit the Gulfport Senior
Center, the Gulfport Recreation Center, Catherine Hickman Theater and the
Gulfport Casino.

















Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965
for more information on placing your ad in this special section


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NONDENOMIN TIONAL CHURCH
1710 52nd Street South
Gulfport, FL 33707
(727) 323-2234
Pastor Elder Bobby J. Patterson >2
Service Time
Sunday School: 9:30 AM
Morning Worship: 11:00 AM
Wednesday Night Worship/Bible Study: 7:30 PM
Friday Night Worship/Faith Food Study: 7:30 PM




April 29:
10:15 AM Sunday Adult Open Discussion
Leader: Manny Fernandez
11:00 AM Sunday Presentation
"Italy"
Presentor: Amy Rodriguez
5721 entrl AI


Baha 'i Devotions
You are warmly invited to attend
weekly Devotions held each Sunday
morning at 10 a.m. at either Baha'i
Center, 676 2nd Ave. South, in St.
Petersburg or 2898 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd.
in Clearwater. Children's classes are
also available. You may call 322-8541
with questions. All are welcome; no
contributions are accepted. Visit us
on the web at www.stpetebahai.org.


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Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors
Praise Service
/ 9:15-10:15AM
Adult Sunday School
9:30-10:15AM
Traditional Service
10:30-11:30AM
www.ufportumco Fellowship 11:30AM


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of worship in this specia
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Organizations, run ads
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Support Groups
for Anxiety
Recovery Inc. (www.recovery-inc.
org) is a support self-help group for
anxiety and depression with steps to
feel better and raise self-esteem.
Meetings are at these locations:
Hope Lutheran Church, 1801 62nd
Ave. No., St. Petersburg, Thurs-
days, 1 p.m. and Unitarian Church,
719 Arlington Ave. at Mirror Lake
Drive, 't. Petersburg, Wednesdays,
6:30 p.m. Meetings last from 1-1/2
to 2 hours. Call 525-1749 for more
information.

Linus of Gulfport
Linus of Gulfport has moved to
Gulfport Presbyterian Church, 5312
27th Ave. So. in the main social hall
every Thursday from 10-noon.
They make blankets, hats,
bottles, etc. for premature ba-
bies at All Children's Hospi-
tal. We need you to help. Come
and bring a friend. Call "Sam" at
322-0859.


WE GO THERE! 321-6965




Our Savior Lutheran Church
and School
Pastor Paul Burtzlaff
301 58th St. South
St. Petersburg, FL. 33708




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Open Arms Ministry
Open Arms Ministry serves dinner
each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the
Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1000
55th St. So. behind Boca Ciega High
School. We are a Mission Church
here to help all people regardless of
race, religion or financial level.
Everyone is in need at one time or
another, or can help someone else.
We have a food pantry and clothes
closet.
At this time we are in need of chil-
dren's clothing and a washer and
dryer. Donations are greatly appre-
ciated as they enable us to continue
our ministry to the community. All
donations are used expressly for
what they are designated.'Anyone
wishing to give donations or vol-
unteer to help is asked to call 687-
1233.
Events are as follows: Sunday, 9-
9:30 a.m. Food and Clothing Hand-
out; 9:30-10:30 Sunday School and
10:40-11:50 Morning Worship. Tues-
day a Music Class is held from 5:30-
6:30 p.m. Wednesday we offer Food
and Clothing Handout from 1-5 p.m.,
Dinner is served from 5:30-6 p.m.,
Cleanup is from 6-6:30 p.m., fol-
lowed by a Prayer Meeting and Bible
Study from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kids Car-
avan also meets on Wednesday from
6-7 p.m.





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Widowed Social Club
The Widowed Social Club has a
covered dish luncheon and meeting
on the last Wednesday of the month
at the Palm Lake Christian Church,
5401 22nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg,
at 12:30 p.m.
Calling widowed men and women
to come join us for food and fellow-
ship. For more information, please
call Joe at 397-0920 or Fran
at 896-9207.


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S6Gulfport
SCommunity
Church
Practical Help,
Positive Encouragement,
Pursuing God Together
Call Pastor John (727) 798-8030
9:30 am Sunday School & 10:30 Worship
2309 49th Street So.
"The Longhouse"




St. Philip's Anglican Chrch
roditional and ada c
1928 BCP Mass 10 am Sunday's
Church As It Used To Be!
Come Join Our Family
Nursery Provided,
4545 10th Ave. North
328-9477


PASADENA COMMUNITY

CHURCH

Sunday, April 29th
THE WAY OF CHRIST.
WE CONTINUE WITH CHRIST'S WORK
John 14:8-14
8:30 am Coffee Fellowship and Praise Music (Sanctuary)
8:55 am Traditional (Chapel) 8:55 am Contemporary (Sanctuary)
9:50 am Classes for All Ages 9:50 am Singles & Friends in Faith (Chapel)
11:00 am Traditional (Sanctuary)
Sign Language Interpretation at Sanctuary Services
227 70th Street S. (2nd Ave. S. at Pasadena Ave.) St. Petersburg, FL 33707
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Easter Basket Winners
The Optimist Club of Gulfport would
like to announce the winners of the
free raffle held for Easter Baskets at
the "Fun in the Sun" day at Gulfport
Recreation Center. Boys and girls
ages 9-12 were eligible to participate
on Saturday, April 6th. Congratu-
lations to Madison Troian, Treshel
Johnson, Richard Hackett and Mat-
thew Wainwright.

Town Shores
Golf Scramble
Time is running out to get your res-
ervation in for the Golf Scramble on
Saturday, May 5th. Checks need to be
in by next Monday, April 30th.
The scramble will be held at the Terra
Ceia Bay Country Club in Palmetto. If
you are new to the area, Palmetto is
just over the Skyway Bridge.
We also have a new price. $37.50 will
include 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch
beverages and prizes. Get your group
together or call one of the committee
members to be included with a four-
some.
A shotgun start will be at 8:30 with
check in at 7:45. Coffee and donuts
will be served after you check in. Call
now for reservations and get your
money in by April 30th. Make your
check out to tte Terra Ceia Bay Coun-
try Club and give to Lew Lamb, 343-
3046, Gene Marckini, 345-4483, Chet
Halgas, 384-2093 or Jim Walters,
384-0459. If you have any questions,
give one of the committee members a
call. Hqpe to see all of you once again
this season on May 5th.







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Chores,
Computer Repair/Tutor,
Home Theater,
Furniture Assembly.
References
Call Me, we'll talk.
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SPCA Pet of the Week
Baldwin is a young, black and white point-
er mix. He came to the SPCA Tampa Bay
as a stray so we are still learning about
r him. We do know Baldwin is friendly, ac-
I tive and very playful. He will also require
some training and the SPCA offers a 6-
g n week course to help with that! Baldwin
Should preferto go to a home with a fenced
yard and with children older than age 8.
Come to the SPCA Tampa Bay at 9099
130th Ave. No. in Largo or call 586-3591
and let Baldwin win you over with his
outgoing personality!


Adopt a Retired Racer
Have you seen our foster greyhound Tough
at the Gulfport dog park? Patches of white
mark his red fawn coat on paws, muzzle,
and tail. He is a handsome dog with a
sweet, playful nature that goes against his
"Tough" name. He has been waiting many
long months to find his forever home and
would be a great addition to your house-
hold. To adopt Tough or inquire about oth- .
er greyhounds, please contact Greyhound
Pets of America, Tampa Bay Chapter at .
595-7852 or visit our website: www.arev-
houndpets.com


He's Back!


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Dr. Jeffrey Simoff formerly of St. Pete Beach is now seeing patients at AA
Suncoast Chiropractic Clinic at 5025 9th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, Fla. 33710
Please ask for Dr. Jeffrey Simoff DC, PA, FIACA
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th^ Saturday, April 28th
At Natural 10 a.m. 'til noon
Pet Foods & Treats natural pet food expert Ellen Bannin
for Dogs & Cats explains how to read pet food labels


FMI: call 727-327-BARK
www. ba rka ndbrowse.com
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Town Shores
Red Hatters-
Hey there, Red Hatters, we haven't
stopped yet for the season. On May
4th we are'hosting the First Friday
Town Shores breakfast at the club-
house. We need your help. Bring a
breakfast dish to the clubhouse be-
tween 7:30 and 8 a.m. Please call
Julie at 343-6587 if you are able to
help us out. We will also need some
helpers to help serve and clean up.
Please call if you can help with serv-
ing.
On Tuesday, May 8th, we have a
lunch and trolley ride planned. The
Sweet Sage Restaurant in Reding-
ton Beach is a different place to dine.
Let's try it! Check the TV and bulle-
tin boards for more information. Red
and purple will be the attire. Call
Judy at 344-7558, Carol at 345-2303
or Marsha at 384-0188.
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Toolbox of Recovery
A workshop using a unique and
highly effective "Toolbox of Recov-
ery" for coping with depression, ad-
dictions, codependency and other
emotional problems will be held on
Saturday, May 12th from 10-2:30
p.m. at The Hospice of The Florida
Suncoast, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd. in
Largo. Donation of $5.
Recovery issues will include re-
valuing our self worth, changing
our thinking process and explor-
ing emotions. For information call
822-3480 or email les@FBAO.ORG.
Sponsored by "Feeling Better About
Ourselves".
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Beta Sigma Phi
On April 30th, members will gather
at Tuscon"s on Ulmerton Road for
the annual Founder's Day Banquet
sponsored by Sunshine City Council.
The Chapter Woman of the Year will


be announced as well as the Sun-
shine City Council Woman of the
Year and Ideal Sister. The new City
Council officers will be installed and
the retiring board and committee
chairpersons will be recognized. For
more information, call 321-2849.

Wonderful
World of Watercolor
New class beginning April 11, 2007.
Wednesday 6:45-8:45 pm for begin-
ners/intermediate. Fun, fast, and fo-
cused. Learn new techniques, color
theory, composition plus lots more.
Classes are in the Art Room at the
Gulfport Recreation Center. The
cost is $12 per class or 4 prepaid
classes for $45. Please call John at
893-1079 to get on the interested list
or for questions.


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Mike Thomas, St. Petersburg-
"There's no way to prevent it. You
can have more guards, stricter gun
control laws, but you essentially
can't stop it. If somebody's that crazy,
they're gonna do it anyway. If some-
body wants to kill you they're gonna
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person in the world to see if they're
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Chris Midulla, Gulfport- "I don't Kiran Madupu, Gulfport-
think you can keep it from happen- "Through counseling to the parents
ing, but I think it could have been pre- and the teachers, and when the stu-
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Letters
Mooring Field
Dear Editor: Due to a prior busi-
ness commitment, I was unable to
attend the meeting last Thursday. I
did, however, make contact with my
council 'representative prior to the
meeting. I would like to make a few
observations on this issue.
Thursday's vote was to spend $25,000
of marian funds to start the permit-
ting process; a processthat is'estimat-
ed to run about $58,000. This money
is reportedly already in the marina
fund which initially sounds like a good
thing. Yet the marina fund still owes
the general fund about $220,000 from
renovations done a few years ago.
I feel that with budgetary issues so
unsure right now, pending legisla-
tive decisions in Tallahassee, the City
should proceed with extreme caution
in spehdiig ,$58,000 to start the per-
mitting process on a high cost project
that may or may not be able to come
to fruition. Especially in a time where
other municipalities are actuallf~cal-'
ing back, pending a better view of the
financial picture.


Yes, in business you have
money to make money but th
is also crucial. I have a sav
count which I try not to touc
ever, if I am laid off from my j
my hours cut, my bills cont
This would necessitate utili
savings. I also own my own
which I take a step at a time.
bigger location, however, I c.
that at this time because the
funding is not right.
I think my main point is that
of Gulfport is a business. A
has to answer to a Board of I
In the City of Gulfport, the
are the Board of Directors an
make the final decision. Let's
to a referendum and let the
decide once and for all.


Gulfport's Giving Spiri
Dear Ladies: I would like
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le timing ing up as they are given a special
vings ac- "treat" from the Shriners that you
h. How- have made or donated. It is an experi-
iob or get ence everyone should have and I urge
inue on. you to go and get a "mini tour" of the
izing my hospital. It's like nothing you have
business ever seen. The hospital helps crippled
I need a and burned children of all races and
annot do ages without cost to the parents. Your
time and donations are the backbone of what
keeps the hospital a cheery place for
the City these kids to be.
business I want to thank the Gulfport Quilt-
)irectors. ing Club for their donations of the
citizens "ouch dolls". These dolls are given to
d should each child and all they have to do is
Sput this show either the "smiley face or frowny
citizens face" when the nurses come in to give
medications or shots to show how they
Jeri Reed are feeling at that time. Most kids just
constantly hold them.
t I also would like to thank the Gulf-
to thank port Women's Club for their time and
the time donations and for the beautiful cro-
t on the cheted lap blankets that have been
the Shri- made with so much artistry. They are
(ou can't lovely.
Barbara from Gulfport On The Rocks
has been saving can tabs for me. These
are the purest form of aluminum, and
after recycling, the money is used to
buy school items for the classroom
tion that all kids use. Thanks, Barbara!
ery I could go on, but I have no idea how
tment many of you have donated and who I
ours can personally thank. I know I have
nings probably left someone out, so thanks
ost to you all.


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The Resource Center for Women
helps women in transition achieve
emotional strength, self-sufficiency
and economic stability. RCW offers
free training programs to women in
the areas of personal growth, career
development, basic money manage-
ment and parenting. In addition,
RCW offers a monthly computer ori-
entation class, a free computer lab
and a women's support group.
Classes are held in St. Petersburg
at the Enoch Davis Center, 1111
18th Ave. So., 893-7134. Registra-
tion is required for all classes. See
HYPERLINK "http://www.resource-
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mation or call 586-1110.

Hospice to Offer Special
Bereavement Group
The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast
will offer a bereavement support
group for individuals who are expe-
riencing trauma related to death,
Thursday, May 3 through June 7,
2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at The Hospice of
the Florida Suncoast's community
service center, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd.
in Clearwater.
According to grief experts, almost
any death may be seen as personally
traumatic by the mourner. How-
ever, there are five factors known
to increase the likelihood of trauma
for a survivor. These factors are:
sudden or unanticipated death; a
violent type of death; a random or
preventable death; multiple deaths
and a personal encounter with death
that was life-threatening to the sur-
vivor
In the support group for trauma
related to death, support will be
provided specifically for people who
view their losses as traumatic due
to one or more of the factors men-
tioned.
For information, please contact
Barb Jiracek, (727) 523-3451, HY-
PERLINK "mailto:barbjiracek@
thehospice.org" barbjiracek@thehos-
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523-3449, HYPERLINK "mailto:
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Josh Bryan and Tyler Grooms studied the seaweed intently and finally deter-
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creatures in the tank came from Fort DeSoto, save a lobster a research vessel
found offshore.
Saturday's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Marine Quest
included touch tanks with sting rays and other local aqualife.
"This is really the only time we're ever open to the public," Jessica Pernell, an
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RECREATION WEBSITE- HYPER-
LINK "http://www.ci.gulfport.fl.us" www.
ci.gulfport.fl.us and follow the links: City
Departments, Leisure services, Rec. Cen-
ter..
REMINDERS & UPCOMING EVENTS.
2007 SUMMER PROGRAM-Ongoing
resident registration continues for the
Summer Program. Hours of registration
are Monday Friday from 9:00 a.m.-5:00
p.m. The Summer Program is available for
children who have completed Kindergar-
ten to age 14. You can pick up your packet
at the Rec. Center or log on to HYPER-
LINK "http://www.ci.gulfport.fl.us" www.
ci.gulfport.fl.us and folow the links to City
Departments, Leisure Services, then Rec.
Center. Call 893-1068 for more informa-
tion.
ACTIVITIES
Adult Basketball nights, Tues. 6-9
p.m. & Thurs. 6:30-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2
res/$20 non-res.
Open Gym days-Mon., Wed. & Fri., 9
a.m.-2 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$20 non-
res.
Open Gameroom -Tues. & Thurs., 9 a.m.-
2 p.m., Annual reg. $2 res/$20 non-res.
Open Saturdays ENDS MAY 5-9 a.m.- 3
p.m. Reg. $2 res/$20 non-res. Ages 9 & old-
er unless accompanied by adult.
Tomlinson Skate Park Sticker-An-
nual reg. $5 res/$10 non-res. Skaters ages


17 and under must be accompanied by a
parent for registration. Consent forms are
available at the Recreation Center 5730
Shore Blvd. S., Monday through Friday
from 8:30 a.m. 9:00 p.m. and Saturdays
from 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
PROGRAMS
School Year Child Care Program -
ENDS MAY 18-Grades K-5, (up to age
14 on in-service days). Annual reg. $15
res/$100 non-res. Monthly rates are $100
res/$200 non-res.
Teen Night Teens, age's middle school
to 17.
Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9 p.m., Annual reg. $2
res/$20 non-res.
Tot-Time-ENDS MAY 11 -Classes are for
3-5 year olds, 9-11:30 a.m. There are still
spaces in our 2, 3, or 5-day classes. Annual
reg. $15 res/ $100 non-res.
CLASSES
Digital Photography-Wed 4:30-6:00
p.m. Cost is $8 per class. Call Paul at 481-
5737 for more info.
Fencing-Wed, 5:30 p.m. for ages 7 to 70
are welcome. The cost is $5 per one-hour
session. Call Jim Campolli at 813-855-
3112 for more info.
Karate-Mon. & Thurs., 6:30-8 p.m. (Be-
ginners), advanced students stay until
8:30 p.m. $20 semi-annual registration fee
and $25/month.
Stretch & Tone-classes have ended. Will


Blvd. So 893-1068
resume in the fall.
Tai Chi & Health Recovery-Senior Tai
Chi Tues., 9-10:15 a.m.; Health Recovery
- 10:30-11:45 a.m. and Advanced Beginners
- Thurs. 9-10:15 a.m. Donations accepted.
Tennis-Tues., 4:30-5p.m. (ages 6+), 5-6
p.m. (children 8-16) and adults from 6-
7 p.m. at Chase Park, 28th Ave. & 53rd
Street So. Gulfport. Cost is $10 per ses-
sion. Private lessons available. Call Jack
at 430-0690 for more info.
Watercolor-Wednesdays 6:45-8:45 pm for
beginners/intermediate. The cost is $12 per
class or 4. prepaid classes for $45. Please
call John at 893-1079 for more info.
Writing for Fun and Profit/Writing
your own story-Tuesdays from 6-8 pm.
The first 8-week session will be introducto-
ry with a fee of $14 for the entire 8 weeks.
The class will be open to anyone age 16
and up. To get on the interested list please
call Rosalind at 727-381-1030 or John at
the rec. at 727-893-1079
Yoga with Susan-Tues. 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Integrative Yoga for the body, mind and
spirit. $10 per class or $8 for 4 prepaid
classes. For more info please see Susan be-
fore class or call John at 893-1079.
Zumba-Tues., 5:45-6:45 p.m. Dance your
way to a fitter you with exciting and
unique Latin moves and rhythms. $6 per
class. Call Lois at 417-8276 or John at 893-
1079.


Gulfport Library
WHAT'S HAPPENING @ THE LIBRARY:
Family Bedtime Stories: Thursday, April 26, 6:30 p.m.
After School Fun with Books & Crafts: Friday, April 27,
4:00 p.m.
Family Book & Craft Club: Saturday, April 28, 2:00 p.m.
Scrapbookers Club for Teens and Adults: Saturday,
May 12 at 1:00 p.m. Bring your pictures, books and ques-
tions, and prepare to have a great time! Scrapbookers meet
on the second Saturday of each month. Make beautiful pag-
es of memories for yourself and your family. Some supplies
available, but you heed to furnish you own 12x12 scrapbook
album. For more information, call Kay Boatwright at the
Library, 893-1074.
One-on-One Computer Instruction: By appointment only-
-contact Alex Hooks at the Reference Desk, or call 893-1073.
Socrates Cafe: These monthly discussion groups were in-
spired by the book The Six Questions of Socrates. Author
Christopher Phillips traveled the world to lead informal
groups, engaging people in the manner of the ancient Greek
philosopher, for whom "the questions are more important
than the answers." Friday, April 27 at 6:00 p.m.
Genealogy Discussion Group: Saturday, April 28 at 1:00
p.m. This is not a formal class, just an opportunity to meet
and share experiences and information with others interest-
ed in delving into their family history. FMI, call Kay Boat-
wright at the Library, 893-1074.
Writing Your Story: a workshop for people of all ages who
would like to create a memoir or autobiography, or simply
tell their personal stories in written form. Facilitated by Ro-


S 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074
salind Miller. Saturday, May 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
CoffeeTalk: Our monthly book discussions continue with
The Seduction of Water, by Carol Goodman. Join us for cof-
fee, light refreshments, and lively conversation on Thursday,
May 17. Coffee is ready at 9:30 a.m., discussion starts at 10
o'clock. Copies of the book may be reserved at the Reference
Desk.
MS Support Group: Informal group for persons with mul-
tiple sclerosis and/or-their family and friends to share infor-
mation and provide support. Facilitated by Tracy Woolrich,
RN. Thursday, May 24, 10:00 a.m.-Noon.
Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Wednesday
mornings, 9:15 a.m.-12:00 Noon.
G.E.D. Classes: Prepare for the high school equivalency
examination. Monday & Wednesdays, 5:00-8:00 p.m. (ex-
cept City or school holidays), through Lakewood Community
School. FMI, call 893-2955.
Books, Audio Books, Music, Videos, Computers and In-
formation: Did you know that ... the Library has 16 Inter-
net-connected computers for your use, free of charge? ...our
readers checked out over 7,900 books, audio books, music
CDs, and videos in March? ... we research and answer more
than 650 information questions each'month? WELCOME to
everyone, especially the 61 individuals who signed up for li-
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evening Monday through Friday, and all day Saturday!

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Services City Sponsored Activities
Services in the Community



Senior Center 550 27th Ave. so. 893-1231


Senior Follies Sold Out-Tickets are go-
ing, going, gone! Our Senior Follies Tickets
for Monday, April 30 at 7pm are now sold
out! Hats off to Gulfport resident Joe Koe-
hler for organizing this very special event.
Proceeds benefit the Gulfport Senior Cen-
ter Foundation.
Biggest Birthday Party Ever-We will
celebrate Older Americans Month by of-
fering a special event on Fri. May 25 at
1pm. We will celebrate the gift of life of
each person attending and have the Big-
gest Birthday Party Ever! There will be
some birthday surprises, a comical skit
and some info on promoting better health.
Get your free ticket in advance.
Betty Staebell Day!-Art instructor Betty
Staebell will retire from her volunteer po-
sition at the Senior Center after 15 years
of service. Betty's enthusiasm and exper-
tise in art has been contagious over the
years and many seniors either discovered
hidden talents or were able to raise their
talents to a higher level. Betty also taught
a mild aerobics exercise class at the Senior
Center for many years. Let's thank Betty
for her dedication and service! Come and
celebrate Betty Staebell Day on Thursday
May 17, 9am-noon. Free refreshments.
Volunteer Art'Instructor Needed-The
Senior Center is now looking for a volun-
teer art instructor on Thursday mornings
from 9am-noon. A talented and lively stu-
dent body is guaranteed. Call the Senior
Center if you are interested.
GEMS Special Outing- Special trips are
planned every 4th Tues. 1-3:30pm. Call
now to sign up for our next trip to Sunken
Gardens on May 22, 1-3:30pm. Call GEMS
at 893-2242 if you would like to be includ-
ed. (Participants responsible for own pur-
chases)
GEMS & Breakfast Club- Join our
Breakfast Club every Mon. 9-11am. Next
stop: "IHOP' on April 30 and Gulfport Mc-
Donalds on May 7th. Call GEMS at 893-
2242 and let us know if you would like to
come. (Participants responsible for own
purchases).
Help for Seniors- Health Insurance bill-
ing problems? Individual assistance avail-
able every Tues. 9am-noon. Call the Senior
Center for an appointment.
Introduction to Computers (Begin-
ner's Class)-Are you interested in getting
started in the computer age? A begin-
ners class will be offered at the Gulfport
Senior Center on May 14, 15, 21, and 22
from 5:30-8:30pm. Fee: $53.00. Instruction
and laptop computers will be provided by
PTEC (Pinellas Technical Education Cen-
ters). Participants in previous classes have
given favorable comments about the class.
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Sign up now. Your payment guarantees a
reserved spot. Call, 893-2237 or 893-1231
for more information.
Exercise Classes-
Mild Aerobics: Mon & Wed, 1:30 pm
(Neighborhood Center).
Tai Chi/Health Recovery: Tues. at 9am
(Rec Center)
Tai Chi, Advanced Beginners, Thurs.
at 9am (Rec Center)
Theraband Exercise, Thurs. at 10:15am
Yoga, Wed. at 1:30pm; at the Senior Cen-
ter.
Italian Night-All levels of Italian Lan-
guage Classes are offered every Thurs.
from 6-8pm. Italian Folk Dance Class at
8pm (no 3rd Thurs.) Call Helen at 906-
8910 for more information.
55 Alive" Driving Class-Classes are held
on the first two Tuesdays of every month,
12:30-4:30pm Fee: $10. Must attend both
classes. Pre-registration required. Call
Jim at (727)367-4038 to register for May
classes.
Young & Restless Seniors every 2nd
Tues. at 7pm. Come join us for some fun
outings.
Cards & Games:
Contract Bridge: Tues. & Thurs. 2pm
Canasta: Wed. 6:30pm
Euchre: Tues; 6:30pm'
Pinochle, Wed. 6:30pm
Bingo: Fri. 1pm
Po-Ke-No: 3rd Mon. 1pm.
Scrabble, Fri. 1pm
Crafts
Craft Club Meeting, every Mon. at 9am
Knit/Crochet for Community Projects, ev-
ery Mon. at 9am
Quilting Club, every Tues. at 10am
tli.taan..Mo.Y.e...N.ight-Every 2nd Tues. at
7pm. English Subtitles. Free.
Free Writing Class- Fridays, 9:30 to
noon. For more info, call Marilyn Ells-
worth at 323-1871 or HYPERLINK "mail-
to:marilynellsworth@hotmail.co" marily-
nellsworth@hotmail.com
Bridge Practice Class meets every Tues.
at 1:30pm.
Investment Discussion Group-Every
Wed. at 10:30am.
Lunch & Learn-next presentation on
Tues. May 22 at 11am. Topic: Stroke
Awareness. Sponsor: Edward White Hos-
pital. Blood Pressure Screenings and
Stroke Assessment provided. Free lunch.
Call to reserve.
Diabetic Support Group-Diabetic Edu-
cator Faye Paris from the Pinellas County
Health Department is available every
Mon. at 10am to help you manage your
Diabetes. Free.


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Weed & Seed Family Fun
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The Weed and Seed, 11th Annual
Family Fun Day Festival will be held
on Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at the James B. Sanderlin Family Ser-
vice Center, 2335 22nd Ave. S. in St.
Petersburg. This intergenerational
event continues to bring community
residents, police, social service agen-
cies and organizations, churches,
neighborhood associations, city of-
ficials, health care providers, friends
and family together for a day of heal-
ing, positive interaction, sharing and
uniting. Fun Day activities are pro-
vided at no cost to the community in a
drug and crime-free venue. There will
be face-painting, storytelling, enter-
tainment, give aways, medical screen-
ings, agency presentations, inflatable
games, music, food and ice cream.
The festival provides an avenue to
educate residents about the valuable
resources available through the city as
well as from social services and health
careagencies and the faith communi-
ty, "Family Fun Day is an ideal event
to market services that are needed
and available in the same communi-
ty," said Janis Ford, the city's Weed &
Seed program coordinator. ,
Services include free screening for
bone marrow, blood pressure checks,
diabetes, and cholesterol. For more
information, contact Janis Ford at
892-5087.

Event to
Benefit Little League
Azalea Little League will hold a Casi-
no Night and Silent Auction on Friday,
May 11th at 7 p.m. at the All Family
Center, 7655 38th Ave. No. They are
home toSpecial Needs Baseball. Tick-
ets are on sale now. Call 347-3325 or
visit www.azaleabaseball.com.

Volunteer at
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Gulfport Elementary Montessori
School is looking for volunteers to
help our wonderful students. Call
Randy Deering at 893-2643. ext.
2009. Also, we are always collecting
box tops for educational fundraising.
You can drop them off in the box at
the front desk at Gulfport Elemen-
tary or in different locations in the
city.


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Treasure Island Art Guild's
Last Show of the Season
Entries for the last show of this
season will be Thursday, May 3rd
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Members may
enter up to two paintings. If you are
not a member we invite you to be-
come one then: A reception for the
winners of the show and farewell
potluck luncheon will be at noon
Saturday, May 12th at The Trea-
sure Island City Hall Auditorium,
120 108th Ave. We will also be in-.
stalling new officers for the coming
two years. Come help us celebrate
another successful season. All art-
ists are welcome. For more informa-
tion call Fred at 360-8390.


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Gulfport Chamber of Commerce

H April Mixer

By Morgan Landis

The Longhouse, which means 'gathering place' in the Native American
language, was the gathering place for this month's Chamber meeting held
on April 19th. One of the co-owners, Andrea Royce, said The Longhouse is
available as a meeting place, but is known for their massage, acupuncture
and other health benefits. The business has just gained a new service in laser
healing, helping people to stop smoking or lose weight. Anyone can check out
the facilities the first Saturday of each month between 11am and 4pm. ,
Bark and Browse, an all natural retail store for dogs (and cats), sponsored
the event. They had mini treats for pet owners and brochures to help with
any questions.
Chamber President Lori Russo conducted the meeting and spoke about
the upcoming Springest. There are over 100 booths, not including the Art
Village groups, so there should be plenty to see and do! She also announced
Elements Global Cuisine as business of the month. Ever since their open-
ing, the restaurant has been active in the community by donating to local
benefits and getting involved in organizations.
The Chamber has a new business resource page on their website (www.
gulfportchamberofcommerce.com). There are local, state and federal contacts
available to Gulfport businesses to learn more about how to market their ser-
vices. Last, but not least, they wanted everyone to show their support at the
Dining Out for Life event being held on Thursday April 29th. "It is the larg-
est national fundraiser for AIDS awareness of those living with the disease,"
Chamber Member Greg Stemm added, "'and Gulfport has nine restaurants to
support the cause."
In other news, Commodore Bob Feckner said the Boca Ciega Yacht
Club is hosting the South Regional Qualifier for the US Sailing Multi-hauls,
and the 2008 National Championship for the event. Extraordinary Being-
ness was holding their Arts & Music Festival with over 15 musicians and
artists last Saturday as a show of gratitude to for all the support they've
received since opening here in the last year.
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ginning at 10 a.m. Refreshments are
served and butterfliesreleased.

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plants. If.you or your organization
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By Sibylle Stajich
Computers
An evening of appreciation was
shared by about guests at City Hall on
Wednesday, April 18. It was great to
see so many familiar faces, especially
Joan Runyon, a former commissioner
who now lives in The Villages near the
Orlando area who always attends this
big meeting every year. Mayor Hol-
mes welcomed all and asked Patricia
Nevins to give a prayer after which
Banquet Masters had the meal ready
on long tables. Everyone was invited
to go up and get their helpings and
meanwhile bottles of Zinfandel wine
were placed on the tables.
A separate table of delicious cakes
was set up and with coffee it made for
great desserts. The mayor then named
and introduced all the different com-
mittees and their members that were
present such as the city commission,
beautification, charter review, cultur-
al arts council, planning, zoning, ad-
visory, exercise, finance, fire and pen-
sion as well as former commissioners
and volunteers of the year. He stated
'We have a great city with great men
and women". Handsome plaques were
presented to Eleanor & Tom Bill as
Volunteers of this year as well as
Vanessa Parnell, Leverock's, for Busi-
ness Person of the year.
A Reminder
Please remember these upcoming
important dates- Arbor Day, April
27th, Ballgame. May 2nd, Scholar-
ship deadline, May 31st.
Palms of Pasadena Hospital
An interesting evening was spent
at the "Dine with a Doc" evening at
Palms of Pasadena Hospital on April
19th. About 60 people attended and af-
ter a buffet and eating their meal, Dr
David Rubins, Orthopedic Surgeon,
appeared after having spent five
hours replacing a hip on a patient. He
talked at length about hip and knee
replacement and asked one gentle-
man, who had two knee replacements
seven weeks before, to walk around
and show his proficiency in walking.
Dr. Rubins likes to do minimal in-
vasive replacements because of faster
recuperation. A stand up x-ray shows
him what is usually best to use for the
patient. Quite a question and answer
period followed and people were inter-
ested in all the answers to learn about
a faster road to recovery. It was a very
successful and enlightening evening
for all.
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Guidelines for South
Pasadena Scholarship
Requirements for award of the City
of South Pasadena's $1,000 Scholar-
ship are as follows:
1. Proof of residency for a minimum
of two (2) years (utility bills, rent re-
ceipts, residential lease or real prop-
erty tax bills are acceptable).
2. A copy of the prior year's Federal
Income Tax Return for the applicant
and any other persons) who claimed
applicant as a de pendent on a Fed-
eral Income Tax Return.
3. Have been accepted at an accred-
ited college, university, trade or tech-
nical school. A letter of acceptance or
other proof of enrollment in an eli-
gible school for a term beginning be-
tween July 1st and December 31st of
the current year. In addition, a state-
ment from the school indicating the
yearly cost of the school.
4. Educational transcript from the
last school applicant attended.
5. Applicant shall not be convicted
of a crime or suspended or expelled
from school within last five years.
6. Statement of career goals and po-
tential future benefit to community.
All documents must be submitted no
later than 4 p.m. on May 31st. Upon
review of all applicants, the City Com-
mission, by majority vote, will grant
the amount of $1,000 to the student
selected. Presentation will be made
at a Regular Commission Meeting.

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Local Obituarie,
DOUGHTY, WARREN J., formerly
of Gulfport, died Wednesday (April
11, 2007) in The Woodlands, TX.. He
moved to Gulfport in 1981 from, his
native Buffalo, NY and to The Wood-
lands, TX, in 2007. He was a U.S.
Army veteran of WWII. He was an ac-
countant for 38 years for a large con-
struction company. Locally he was a
member of Gulfport United Methodist
Church where he was also treasurer.
Mr. Doughty is survived by two sons,
David W., Cypress, TX and Richard G.,
Marion, SC; four grandchildren and
five great-grandchildren. R. Lee Wil-
liams & Son Funeral Home & Crema-
tory Gulfport Chapel.

HORNBERGER, LILLIAN, 95, of
South Pasadena, died Saturday (April
14, 2007) at Fountain Inn Assisted
Living Facility. She came here in 1967
from her native St. Louis, where she
was a clerical worker for Frank & Mey-
er for 15 years. She was a member of
the Order of the Eastern Star. She was
an avid reader and enjoyed cooking,
sewing, the beach and gardening. She
was Protestant. Survivors include two
nieces, Judy Dolan, St. Louis, and Car-
ole Whittington, Orlando; and several
grandnieces and grandnephews. Na-
tional Cremation Society, Clearwater.

IVEY, JAY, 60, of South Pasadena,
died Tuesday (April 17, 2007) at Palms
of Pasadena Hospital, St. Petersburg.


There are no known survivors. ALife-
Tribute FuneralCare, Largo Chapel.

LACOY, JOHN J., 89, of South Pasa-
dena, formerly of St. Pete Beach, died
Wednesday (April 18, 2007) at Palms
of Pasadena Hospital. He was born
in Penacook, N.H., and came here in
1989 from New Hampshire. He was
a division manager for over 20 years
for Sears in Concord, N.H. He was a
Navy veteran of World War II in the
Pacific. He enjoyed investing in the
stock market, horse racing, summers
by the pool, playing cards, and danc-
ing to big band music -and waltzing.
He was Catholic. Survivors include his
wife of 24 years, Florida; three step-
sons, John Rainville, Hooksett, N.H.,
Roger B. Rainville, Venice, Fla., David
Rainville, Gig Harbor, Wash.; and sev-
en grandchildren. National Cremation
Society, Clearwater.

MASSOP, MARSHA C., 66, of South
Pasadena, died Monday (April 16,.
2007) at Palms of Pasadena Hospital.
Born in Ireland and moved here in
1996 from Danbury, Conn. She was a
flight attendant and retired as a social
worker after 20 years with the Depart-
ment of Children and Families in Con-
necticut. She enjoyed dogs and travel.
Survivors include several nieces, neph-
ews and cousins. ALifeTribute Funer-
alCare, Gulfport Chapel.
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MCCONNIE, CLIFFORD E., 83, of
Gulfport, formerly of Land O'Lakes,
died Friday (April 20, 2007) under the
care of hospice at Palms of Pasadena
Hospital, St. Petersburg. He was born
in St. Vincent, British West Indies, and
moved here in 1955 from New York.
He had owned and operated McConnie
Fence Co. in Tampa since 1973. He was
Lutheran. Survivors include his wife of
52 years, Helga; a daughter, Petra Is-
mail, St. Petersburg; a son, Andreas,
Tampa; and four grandchildren. Na-
tional Cremation Society, Clearwater.

MCNAMEE, COLLETTE T. "COL-
LY," of South Pasadena, died Saturday
(April 21, 2007) at Pinecrest Place As-
sisted Living Facility, Largo. She was
born in Fall River, Mass., and came
here in 1984 from Wethersfield, Conn.
She was a former lab technician for
United Technology in East Hartford,
Conn. She enjoyed bridge, mahjong
and traveling. Survivors include a son,
Ronald J., Norfolk, Conn.; a daughter,
Paulette Patterson, Largo; a brother,
Gilbert Thibault, Tucson, Ariz.; five
grandchildren; and two great-grand-
children. National Cremation Society,
Clearwater.

NOEL, JOHN HARBECK, 47, of Gulf-
port, died Saturday (April 7, 2007) at a
friend's home. The cause was alcohol
poisoning, his family said. A lifelong
resident of Gulfport, he attended Boca
Ciega High School. He was a floor cover-
ing installer until a few years ago. Sur-
vivors include three sisters, Deidre Noel
Buck, Gulfport, Phoebe Noel Garrett,
St. Petersburg, and Holly Noel, Winter
Haven; and two brothers, George E.
Jr., Dunedin, and William G. "Greg,"
Palm Harbor. ALifeTribute Funeral-
Care, Gulfport Chapel.

STRAUSS, ALFRED A., 100, of Gulf,
port, died Friday (April 20, 2007.) He
was born in Orangeburg, S.C., and
moved here from Barbados in 1974. He
graduated from Alabama Polytechni-
cal Institute in 1930 with a bachelor's
degree in electrical engineering. He
worked as a engineer in New York,
with Tippets, Abbett, McCarthy, &
Stratton Consulting engineering, and
later with Robert P. Nathan & Asso-
ciates in Washington D.C. He was in
the Naval Reserve during World War
II and served as a marine engineer-
ing instructor at the Merchant Ma-
rine Academy at Kings'Point, N.Y. He
helped maintain power plants on the
Pusan Perimeter during the Korean
war. He was responsible for many proj-
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ects worldwide. Survivors include a
sister, Victoria Hewitson, Gulfport;
a daughter, Anne Tofield, Tallahas-
see; a son, Alfred Carmichael, Beth-
lehem, Pa.; five grandchildren; and
eight great-grandchildren. Beach
Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach.

TOMKEWICZ,
CHARLES, 88, of
Gulfport, formerly of
Charlestown (Boston).,
MA, died Thursday
(April 19, 2007) at th
Dolphin View Health and Rehab
Center. Charlie enlisted in the U.S.
Navy where he survived the sinking
of the heroic ship, the U.S.S. Block
Island. He loved living in Town
Shores and listening to the music
at the beach. His wife, Dorothy,
and her friends were commonly re-
ferred to as "Charlie's Angels". He
is survived by his wife of 65 years,
Dorothy; two daughters, Judy Rihm,
OH, and Paula Benham, MA; a son,
Charles, MA, five grandchildren and
a sister, Helen Riordan, MA. Funer-
al arrangements were held in MA.

BEYER, HELEN C., 86, of South
Pasadena, died Tuesday (April 24,
2007) at Dolphins View Health & Re-
habilitation Center. She was born in
Westfield, Mass., and moved to here
in 1985 from Connecticut. She was
Roman Catholic and a retired book-
keeper. She also worked for the Colt
Firearm Co. reproducing pictures.
Survivors include a daughter, Lynne
Beyer, New York; two nieces, Leah
Second, Bradenton, and Diana Ko-
erner, Kenneth City; and three sis-
ters-in-law, Shirley, Nancy, and Le-
ona Karcz. Memorial Park Funeral
Home, St. Petersburg.

DOUGHTY, WARREN, 83, of The
Woodlands, Texas, formerly of Gulf-
port, died Wednesday (April 11,
2007). He came here in 1981 from
his native Buffalo, N.Y., and moved
to The Woodlands in 2007. For 38
years, he worked as an accountant
for a large construction company. He'
was an Army veteran of World War
II. He was a member and treasurer of
Gulfport United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons,'David
W., Cypress, Texas, and Richard G.,
Marion, S.C.; four grandchildren;
and five great-grandchildren. R. Lee
Williams & Son Funeral Home &
Crematory, Gulfport Chapel.


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MILLMAN, LEO H., 76, of South
Pasadena, died Friday (April 13,
2007) at Hospice House Woodside,
Pinellas Park. Born in Boston, he
served in the Navy in the Korean
War, and owned a gas station in the
Boston area for many years before
moving to South Pasadena in 1996.
Survivors include a daughter, Nanci
L. Millman, Derry, N.H.; and a son,
Michael, Centerville, Va. Veterans
Funeral Care, Clearwater.

ORTOSKI, WILLIAM JOSEPH,
86, of Stroudsburg, passed away on
Saturday (April 14, 2007) at Pocono
Medical Center. He was the hus-
band of Margaret Lucille (Curry)
Ortoski and they would have cel-
ebrated their 65th anniversary in
May 2007. Born on February 25,
1921 in McDonald, PA he resided
with his family in Saylorsburg since
1953. He was a machinist employed
by Patterson Kelly/Harsco before
retiring in 1984. He retired to Gulf-
port, FL for 15 years before return-
ing to the Stroudsburg area. He was
a parishioner of Our Lady Queen
of Peace in Brodheadsville and was
instrumental in the building and
relocation of the Church. William
was a loving and caring husband, fa-
ther, grandfather and uncle. He was
known to his grandchildren as Jug-
gie (grandfather in Polish). William
was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan
and enjoyed watching his sports


May 1, 2007
Regular Council Meeting
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May 2, 2007
Planning & Zoning Board Meeting
***Meeting to begin at 6:30 pm***

May 9, 2007
Board of Adjustment Meeting
***Meeting to begin at 6:30 pm***

May 15, 2007
Regular Council Meeting
***Meeting to begin at 7:00 pm***


on the TV. He lived his long life to
the fullest, filled with children, a
loving wife, hard work and always
made time to vacation with family
and friends. In addition to his wife,
Margaret, he is survived by three
sons, William E. Ortoski and wife
Mary Louise of Bath, Michael H.
Ortoski and partner Michele Hanna
of Stroudsburg, Anthony G. Ortoski
and partner Janine Reehl of Sciota,
and two daughters, Peggy R. Berger
of Stroudsburg, and Kathleen I. Hill
and partner Michael Uklenowich
of Reeders; one grandson, Gabriel
Gush; four step-grandsons, Shane
Hanna, Quinn Becker, Michael and
Mark Caiazzo; six granddaugh-
ters, Andrea Hagialas, Greta Hill,
Adrienne Brennan, Anne-Jeanette
and Jessica Ortoski, and Alicia Or-
toski; nine great-grandchildren and
one God child, Charlie Hayes. Wil-
liam was preceded in death by two
children, David Andrew and Mary
Margaret Ortoski. Cremation was
entrusted to the Joseph Pula Fu-
neral Home. In lieu of flowers the
family requests that memorial re-
membrances be made to the St. Luke
Catholic Church, 818 West Main St.,
Stroudsburg, PA 18360.



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May 17,2007
Senior Citizens Advisory Board
Meeting (Senior Center)
***Meeing to begin at 8:30 pm***

May 17,2007
Historic Preservation Committee Meeting
***Meeting to begin at 5:30 pm***

May 22, 2007
Ordinance Review Meeting
***Meeting to begin at 6:00 pm***

May 28, 2007
HOLIDAY CITY HALL CLOSED


All meetings are open to the public and are held in City Hall Council Chambers, located at 2401
53rd Street South, unless otherwise noted. Meetings may occasionally be added, cancelled or
rescheduled after this list is published.


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Aqua Bella Gets
Consent Agreement on
Outdoor Music
Pending Gulfport City Councils
planned review and revision of out-
door music ordinances at commer-
cial venues, oh Tuesday downtown
restaurant and pub Aqua Bella re-
ceived a consent agreement to con-
tinue with planned bands and per-
formers.
A consent agreement says the city
will allow the activity in question to
continue until there is a new ordi-
nance in place which is imminent.
The consent agreement reached also
states that the owner must obey all
existing noise ordinances including
the use of a decibel meter.


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Firefighter's Pension and
Senior Advisory Boards
Get Appointments
Mark Epstein has been reappoint-
ed to serve as the resident member
of Gulfport's Board of Trustees of
the Firefighters' Pension Board.
His term will run through April 30,
2009.
Florence R. King has been ap-
pointed to serve on the Senior Ad-
visory Committee on Aging for the
City of Gulfport, replacing a mem-
ber who has resigned. She will
serve ot the remainder of the term
which expires January 30, 2009.
The City of Gulfport is still seeking
two additional residents to serve on
the Committee.


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The class will be held on Tues-
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starting date to be announced.
The first 8-week session will be
introductory with a fee of $14 for
the entire 8 weeks. The class will
be open to anyone age 16 and up.
Rosalind Miller who is a published
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ter residents, Antje MacEachern,
Renata Pavlik and Eva Nichta, also
known as the "Boca Bay Chicks",
won 1st Place in the basic begin-
ner line dance category and best
overall in the Good Life Pinellas
Senior Games Line Dance Competi-
tion held on April 15th at the Run-
go Dance Academy in Clearwater.
The "Chicks" learned to line
dance with longtime Gulfport
resident and line dance instruc-
tor, Peggy Steelman, at the
Gulfport Presbyterian Church.
The "Chicks" started line danc-
ing in January of this year. Their
progress has been amazing says,
their instructor. Their love of line
dancing and enthusiasm really
shined during the Sunday com-
petition. Congratulations to all.
The Pinellas Good Life Senior
Games are an annual event encom-
passing a wide variety of competi-
tions. Anyone over 50 years of age
is eligible to enter in the games.
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to learn how to line dance, con-
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The following street closures will be in effect on April 28th in preparation
for this year's Springfest event.

Beach Blvd. from 28th Ave. So. to Shore Blvd. will be closed to traffic on
Saturday, April 28th from 6 a.m. untd 9 p.m. that evening.
Residents and shop owners along this route are asked to have their vehicles
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The City of Gulfport Leisure Services Department provided fishing poles, bait, and drinks
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candidates enjoy spending their time
with children and helping them suc-
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Foster Grandparents must be 60
years old or older. They serve for 20
hours per week and receive transpor-
tation reimbursement, training and
other benefits. Those with a month-
ly income of $990 (single) or $1301
(couple) are eligible to earn a tax-free
stipend of up to $53 per week. Other
incentives include love, admiration
and the knowledge that you are mak-
ing a difference in the lives of young
people.
For full details, call Seniors in Ser-
vice at (813) 932-5228. Seniors in
Service is a non-profit organization
that recruits, trains and places vol-
unteers to help children succeed and
elders remain independent.

Suncoast Senior
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The Suncoast Senior Support Pro-
gram seeks caring volunteers to make
friendly home visits to senior clients.
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Polic.
from front page
Childs Park representatives at-
tended one Gulfport Crime Watch
meeting, ostensibly to discuss
ways for the two communities to
work together, but at press time,
Gulfport Crime Watch (GCW)
representative Ernie Stone said
Childs Park Crime Watch has not
returned his calls. This paper has
also met with no success in con-
tacting them.
Midtown St. Pete runs from
4th Street South west to 34th
Street South and from 2nd Av-
enue North south to 30th Avenue
South. While that area technical-
ly excludes Childs Park, St. Pete's
midtown documentation includes
something called the Childs Park
Initiative.
In 2006, St. Pete Police dealt
with almost 800 narcotics viola-
tions in the Greater Childs Park
area. Childs Park and Gulfport
share 49th Street South, a cor-
ridor that has, by comparison,
more crime than other areas of
Gulfport.
Next week:' The. Gbbr takes a
look at how St. Petersburg resi-
dents in midtown feel about their
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Gulfport Police responded to during
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Friday 4/13
Noise Complaint- 5400 Block of
Shore Blvd. So.
Animal Complaint- 5200 Block of
Newton Ave. So.
Theft- 2800 Block of 58th St. So.
Reckless Driver- 2900 Block of 50th
St. So..
Trouble with Individual- 1400
Block of 49th St. So.
Reckless Driver- 5700 Block of 15th
Ave. So.
Trouble with Individual- 1700
Block of 51st St. So.
Noise Complaint- 1800 Block of 58th
St. So.
Trouble with Individual- 5200
Block of 15th Ave. So.
Saturday 4/14
Arrest on Warrant- 5400 Block of
Shore Blvd. So.
Drunk Driver- 2200 Block of 56th
st. So.
Trouble with Individual- 3000
Block of 56th St. So.
Trouble with Individual- 5200
Bock of 10th Ave. So.
Trouble with Individual- 5100
Block of Gulfport Blvd. So.
Theft- 2200 Block of Beach Blvd. So.
Narcotics/Drugs- 2700 Block of 50th


St. So.
Theft- 5000 Block of Gulfport Blvd.
So.
Trouble with Individual- 5300
Block of Gulfport Blvd. So.
Domestic Verbal- 2800 Block of
Kipps Colony Dr. So.
Burglary Alarm- 2800 Block of Kipps
Colony Dr. So.
Animal Complaint- '5200 Block of
Dellett Ave. So.
Burglary Alarm- 4900 Block of Gulf-
port Blvd. So.
Reckless Driver- 1400 Block of 15th
Ave. So.
Sunday 4/15
Burglary- 2800 Block of Beach Blvd.
So.
Criminal Mischief- 2200 Block of
Pasadena Place.
Animal Complaint- 5400 Block of
18th Ave. So.
Soliciting- 5100 Block of Gulfport
Blvd. So..
Theft- 5000 Block of Gulfport Blvd.
So.
Theft- 2200 Block of 49th St. So.
Criminal Mischief- 2200 Block of
51st St. So.
Trouble with Individual- 3000
Block of Beach Blvd. So.
Trouble with Individual- 5000
Block of Gulfport Blvd. So.
Reckless Driver- 5200 Block of 16th
Ave. So.
Theft- 5900 Block of 30th Ave. So.
Drunk Driver- 2500 Block of 51st
Way So.
Trouble with Individual- 1400
Block of 55th St. So. ,
Stolen Vehicle- 5300 Block of Gulf- ,
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Monday 4/16
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Vessel Stop- South of Marina.
Domestic Verbal- 5700 Block of 18th
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Trouble with Individual- 4900
Block of 15th Ave. So.
Tuesday 4/17
SDrunk Person- 5900 Block of Shore
Blvd. So.
Domestic Verbal- 5700 Block of 18th
Ave. So.
Burglary- 1000 Block of 49th St. So.
Domestic Verbal- 2900 Block of 50th
St. So.
Criminal Mischief- 6200 Block of
8th Ave. So.
Reckless Driver- 1200 Block of 55th
St. So.
Trouble with Individual- 5700
Block of Shore Blvd. So.
Narcotics/Drugs- 5100 Block of 28th
Ave. So.
Wednesday 4/18
Animal Complaint- 2200 Block of
51st St. So.
Suspicious Circumstances- 2600
Block of 45th St. So.
Theft- 6100 Block of IGpps Colony
Dr.
Theft- 6300 Block of 7th Ave. So.
Narcotics/Drugs- 1400 Block of 59th
St. So.
.Burglary- 2700 Block of Beach Blvd.
So.
, Burglary- 1000 Block of 59th St. So.
Arrest on Warrant- 4900 Block of
Gulfport Blvd. So.
Domestic Verbal- 2500 Block of 49th
St. So.
Animal Complaint- 4500 Block of
27th Ave. So.
Domestic Battery- 2500 Block of
49th St. So.
Drunk Driver- 5700 Block of Gulf-
port Blvd. So.
Thursday 4/19
Domestic Verbal- 6000 Block of
Kipps Colony Dr.
Arrest on Warrant- 6000 Block of
17th Ave. So.
Burglary Alarm- 800 Block of 60th
St. So.
Reckless Driver- 2200 Block of 49th
St. So.
Harassing/Threat/Obscene Calls-
Location Withheld.
Trouble with Individual- 2500
Block of Premier Dr. So.
Noise Complaint- 2500 Block of 51st
Way So.


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No, not that old, familiar sub-
ject not the mooring field.
I was out of town last week
and haven't had the chance, yet, to
review the recording of last week's
special meeting about whether or
not to go ahead with the mooring
field project.
I'm talking about that other familiar
topic: Clam Bayou. It always seems
to be in the news, these days, one
way or another. I'm writing about it
today because there have been two
recent developments.
Last week, our City Council passed
a resolution "establishing the city's
preferred course of action for restor-
ing upper Clam Bayou," and, the
week before, the Habitat Restoration
Subcommittee of the Agency on Bay
Management held a meeting to dis-
cuss, in part, the condition of upper
Clam Bayou.
It wasn't a very encouraging meet-
ing.
To be fair, it was about more than
Clam Bayou; there were other sub-
jects on the agenda. But the discus-
sion of Clam Bayou took up most of
the 3-hour meeting.
There were the usual reports on all
that has been accomplished in the
bayou so far, including the work that
was done on Clam Bayou Nature
Park back in the 90s. And there was
a report on Phase 3 of the program,
which involves installation of some
filtering devices over on the St. Pe-
tersburg side of the bayou, the source
of most of the current pollution. As I
understood it, the work on Phase 3
will begin next year and should be
completed some time in 2009.
There was no mention of the large
skimming pond that is planned over
in St. Petersburg and no mention of
habitat restoration.
When questioned about the long-
discussed skimming pond, offi-
cials admitted that St. Petersburg
still has not acquired the land re-
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on an old,

imiliar subject

Roger Turner
VIEWPOINT

quired for it, but may do so some
time this year emphasis on "may."
If they do acquire the land, then
planning for the pond will begin next
year, with the lengthy approval and
permitting process to follow, and
then construction. The process could
take years. I assume they'll call it
Phase 4, if and when it happens.
When questioned about habitat
restoration, there was reluctance
to even acknowledge that there is a
habitat problem, despite testimony
to the contrary by many Gulfport
residents in attendance. And there
were many residents there, ranging
from Mayor Yakes and Councilman
Worthington (who is a member of the
committee, now) to a whole bunch of
Gulfport Water Watch members.
Which leads me to the one thing I
don't understand about all this.
Everyone, and I mean everyone,
agrees that the outflow of trash and
debris from St. Petersburg into Clam
Bayou is intolerable. That's why all
these projects to clean up that out-
flow, at considerable expense, are
ongoing.
And I think that everyone acknowl-
.edges that this outflow of trash
into the bayou has been going on,
unchecked, for years decades. It
would be impossible to disagree.
So if everyone agrees to these two
facts, then why do the powers that
be seem to think that all we have
to do is stop this flow of trash, at
some point in the future not yet ex-
actly specified, and everything will
be okay? That Clam Bayou Estuary
will somehow become okay again?
That it will somehow become "natu-
ral" again. Pristine, even. That stop-
ping the flow of trash is, in and of
itself, "habitat restoration."
What about all the years of buildup
of ti ash and debris in the mangroves
and on the bayou floor? What about
all the impediments to natural wa-


ter flow that have built up in the
bayou after all these years of abuse?
What about all the creatures of the
air and water that have abandoned
the bayou?
I've always thought that habitat
restoration was part and parcel of
the Swiftmud plan for Clam Bayou.
And the words "habitat restoration"
even appear in the name of the sub-
committee that hosted the meeting
two weeks ago. Yet they both seem
to have abandoned any thought of
restoration and appear content with
a plan to simply stop the outflow of
trash.
Not us.
Which leads to the other part of this
column: the resolution passed by the
City Council last week.
It formalizes the city's stance on
Clam Bayou, saying that the trash
flow into the bayou must be stopped,
sooner rather than later. And it goes
further, stating that the cleanup pro-
gram must not stop with the cleanup
of St. Petersburg's effluent, that a fol-
low-on program must be established
to reverse the stagnation that has
been occurring in the bayou. And it
authorizes the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration to rep-
resent Gulfport's interests in these
matters. *
This last item, the NOAA autho-
rization, came about through Mayor
Yakes' contact with Sen. Bill Nelson's
office in Washington. We're hoping
that the agency can light a fire un-
der Swiftmud and St. Petersburg
to expedite the cleanup of the trash
outflow. And then we're hoping that
they can lead an effort to clean up
some of the sediment and buildup in
the bayou and turn it back into the
working estuary it once was, with
better water flow and maybe even
a working channel through the sys-
tem.
That's the hope, anyway.
The good news is; we're not just
lying back and taking it anymore.
We're fighting back. We're asking
that attention be paid to Clam Bayou
and, in some cases, we're getting it.
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Ah, Florida. It's no secret why I live
here. I had no choice. My parents
forced me to move here from my
beloved California when I was only
eight.
Twenty-two years later, though, I
have forgiven them. I now consider
Florida if not my native home
- my chosen home. I actually love
everything about it, with the exception
of one tiny detail: the paralyzing and
insufferable sauna that is summer.
But hey, who's thinking about
that this time of year? I'm thinking
about street fairs and festivals, about
backyard barbeques on my new,
water-sucking sod and, well, just
about anything that gets me outdoors.
It is, as Mayor Baker says, another
great day in St. Petersburg.
\ Know what else is great about
St. Petersburg and, oh, I guess most
everywhere in Florida? The coast, the
water, the beach!
Everyone who knows me is now
laughing hysterically. I am absolutely
famous infamous really for my
intense dislike of the beach. This is


largely due to my skin's propensity to
fry like a conch fritter in the sun and
my absurdly irrational fear of marine
life in general sharks in. particular.
I know, I know. I just need to put
on some sunscreen and suck it up.
There's 1200 miles of coastline to
explore, some of it not even obscured
by mangroves! Well, that's fine, but I
have better idea.
My buddy Dan a guy so strapping
and handy, he makes all of his friends
feel like amoebas has a boat. And,
it's not just any boat it's a 28 foot
sailboat with all kinds of thingies and
doodads and other impressive nautical
business on board. He keeps it at the
St. Petersburg Municipal Marina
downtown, where I recently had a
chance to come aboard. At night.
Despite the fact that my head was
reeling with visions of Jaws IV, The
Revenge (you know, that scene in the
beginning? In a marina? At night?...
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communal space complete with a TV
and dart board. Fresco's, the marina-
side restaurant, even provides the
distant wail of karaoke tunes for the
lonely live-aboards.
Apparently, and according to Dan,
who knows everything, there is a two-
year waiting list to get a slip. Most.
folks circumvent that by simply buying
a boat already in one of those sweet
spots. That's what his "neighbor"
Matthew did with his new boat "Free
Willy" (I'm sure Matthew would like
me to note, for the record, that he did
not come up with that designation).
It's a lot less hassle to have a friend
with a boat, though, than to go get one
of your own. If you don't have a boat-
buddy, they're not hard to find. The
live-aboards are friendly folk, and
they're always ready to tell you about
some impressive nautical doodad
they've hooked up. Just hang around
down by the, marina and one is sure
to ask you to check out it out. There
is nothing like sitting on a boat, on a
cool night, kicking back a couple of
beers and pretending to understand
mariner-speak.
Mariner-speak, I now know, is
similar to car-fixing-speak and lawn-
gadgetry-speak. It's a kind of boat
lingo that only official "mariners" use
involving bizarre and, clearly, made-
up words like "bilge" and "keel." Its
sole purpose, I'm convinced, is to instill
awe and humility in "landlubbers"
like myself.
SI daresay that trick would have
worked on me the other night, had
I not been listening intently for the
slightest rumbling of tubas and large
fins in the water.
For the future, though, I am looking
to. shed' these silly fears of skin
blisters and feeding frenzies. As part
of my recovery, Dan has promised to
take me "out" in the boat. Apparently
these things are designed for actual
"sailing." He says that if the wind is
right, we might even get to "bury the
rail." Whatever that means.


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Mooring Field,
from front page
"We know it's going to cost over a
million dollars," McLaughlin said.
"It seems little harm would be done
to...postpone the vote until after we
know how the legislature is going to
vote," Councilwoman Michele King
said after listening to opinion from
both sides.
'The initial amount of money we're
going to spend is already there,"
Councilwoman Mary Stull said. The
Gulfport Marina operates as a fund
enterprise, meaning that while it may
contribute money to the City's general
fund it may only take money back as
a loan. The marina fund, according to
Jim O'Reilly, Leisure Services Direc-
tor for the city, has enough money in
it for the initial stages of the process.
"I think it's a good idea, but the
wrong time," Mike McKee, Art Vil-
lage Courtyard manager said. McKee
wanted Council to wait and see what
would happen with State budget cuts
before proceeding.
'We're not taking away from any
other entity in the city," Councilman
Worthington assured the audience.
During several public sessions about
the mooring field, some residents
pointed to the marina's debt to the
City as one reason the city shouldn't
embark on a mooring field.
Councilman Ted Philips attempted
to explain the marina's debt service to
the city.
"Money that is still owed by the ma-
rina is their own money- in years past
money that belonged to the marina
was transferred to the general fund,"
Philips said, adding that needing to
borrow money didn't make the moor-
ing field a fiscally unsound decision.
"How many people here had all the
money to buy their house with no
mortgage? But you want the city to
do that?" Philips said he understood
the fears of those concerned with the
"conjecture" surrounding the mooring
field.
"How was the art village built if not
on conjecture? Nobody knew it was
going to work but we said we were
gonna try," Philips remembered, add-
ing that he knew the city might make
mistakes. But, he smiled at the group
gathered, "I believe in investing in the
future. If it doesn't work, you find a
way of backing out.
Many businesses spoke in favor of
the mooring field.
Gabber April 26 -'May 2, 2007


"We definitely have to open the wa-
ter; it's a dead end road- nobody would
put their business on a dead-end road.
There's a lot of hoopla about the arts
community- the arts community is
dead. I can't even imagine what it
would do if we opened up the water.
This could be Greenwich .Village on
the water," Simone Frone, owner of
La Cote Basque, told Council.
Helga Kane (HT Kane's) and Mary
O'Malley (Reef Dog) also urged'Coun-
cil to vote yes.
Other residents complained a moor-
ing field would obstruct their view.
"That land didn't exist before 1957-
That land wouldn't even be there
without a dredge," Councilman Bob
Worthington responded. "You're com-
plaining about somebody parking a
sailboat in front of your house that
shouldn't even be there!"
Council did not address environmen-
tal concerns such as pump outs and
pollution. The Comprehensive Harbor
Management Plan (CHMP) addressed
those issues.
After ninety minutes, public com-
ment waned and Council voted 3-2
to begin the process. King and Mayor
Mike Yakes cast the dissenting votes.
Yakes asked Council to amend the
CHMP before approving so that it
could only proceed with voter approv-
al. Council opted to vote on the CHMP
as it stood.
"I believe- putting it to the voters- we
can do that at any time," Worthington
paid. "If we're going to put that before
. the vo ers, we've got to go through
with the permitting and see if we can
do this."
"If you're going to bring it before the
voters you've got to see if you can do
This or not," King agreed.
S"This is the closest issue of the com-
munity I've witnessed in my tenure,"
Yakes said, adding later that had he
had the "swing vote" for or against the
mooring field. he would have voted for
the mooring field.


'Those people (who spoke against
the mooring field) need to have confi-
dence that they're heard," Yakes said
Monday afternoon. Yakes also voiced
concerns about the mooring field be-
coming a parking lot for boats.
Courtland Yarborough, a Mariner's
Cove Marina worker and also the only
losing politician from last month's
election in attendance at Thursday
night's meeting, told Council that,
while he disagreed with building a
mooring field, he felt Council had ex-
ercised "due diligence".
O'Reilly agreed with Yarborough.
"I've had a lot of conversations with
the Mayor; he understood it. He's
right in a way- you'd rather have it
alive with people than a parking lot,"
O'Reilly said.
Stull's due diligence extended as far
as a trip to the east coast of Florida.
Initially not an advocate of a moor-
ing field, Stull visited the Vero Beach
mooring field earlier this month at the
urging of Al and Cindy Davis, found-
ers of Gulfport Water Watch. She cit-
ed that visit as part of the reason for
her change of heart.
Additionally, Stull said, she wants to
see one community working together.
"I would like to see us move forward
where we're generally interested in
everything that affects the commu-
nity, not just our own special interest
areas," Stull said before the vote.
Stull represents Ward Four, which
falls between 49th Street and 58th-
ish Street from Gulfport Boulevard
north to the city limits. Regardless of
her landlocked ward, Stull says water
remains an essential element no mat-
ter where people live in the city.
"Seeing boats on the water is part of
the landscape," Stull said.
**
Cathy Salustri has reported on the mooring
field and related harbor management issues
for four years. She can be reached at Cathy-
Salustri@TheGabber.com
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By Cathy Salustri
St. Petersburg Planning Staff met with the Westminster Heights
Neighborhood Association to start creating a neighborhood plan.
"Help us determine some guidelines, some recommendations to help
enhance the neighborhoods," Susie Ajoc asked the group of Westmin-
ster residents.
To start building a plan, Ajoc asked residents what they liked as
well as what they disliked about their neighborhood. Residents said I
they liked the serenity of the neighborhood as well as their neigh-
bors and the location of the neighborhood. They disliked kids loiter-
ing in the street (to the extent that they block traffic, one resident
said), unleashed dogs running free, and absentee landlords (this last
comment drew an enthusiastic wave of agreement from others in the
audience). I
Ajoc, who works for the City planning department, estimated that the f
City could bring a neighborhood plan to fruition as quickly as October
if that's what residents want.
"If you need us to slow down, that's fine. If you want this done by the .
beginning of the year, that's fine also. We try to move at your pace,"
Ajoc told the group. She also made some requests of them.
"You need to comfnYto meetings; you need to have a dialogue. (We've) .- .1
laid out a process, but as far as a neighborhood plan, we have noth- -
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numbers here," assuring them that once they started talking about _.
the plan, their neighbors would start to attend meetings.
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North Kenwood's New Destination


City of St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker (center) stands amidst North Kenwood Neighborhood Association members and other city officials for
the official ribbon cutting at Booker Creek Park last Saturday. During the ceremony, Baker started the salutation that has become his trademark:
"It is another great day in St. Petersburg."


By Shelly Wilson

Since its founding 13 years ago, the
North Kenwood Neighborhood As-
sociation had high hopes for Booker
Creek Park. The large reservoir
located behind Edward White Hos-
pital on 9th Avenue North in St. Pe-
tersburg was long considered a park
by the city, but offered little to at-
tract visitors.
Last Saturday marked an official
end to the park's second-class sta-
tus.
"Booker Creek Park has always
*been something of a 'diamond-in-
the-rough,"' said St. Petersburg's
District 8 Councilmember Jeff Dan-
ner at the park's official ribbon cut-
ting ceremony on April 21st. The
neighborhood association had been
very persistent, Danner joked, mak-
ing "weekly phone calls" to check on
the progress of the park's renova-
tion.
Now, with funds from the North
Kenwood Neighborhood Association,
Edward White Hospital, the City of
St. Petersburg, Pinellas County and
the State of Florida, Booker Creek

GSbLer Anril 26 Mv 2. 2007


Park has become another great des-
tination for area residents.
Featuring new landscaping, a light-
ed, paved trail, two fishing piers, a
floating fountain, several footbridges
and a family picnic and playground
area, the expansive Booker Creek
Park is now a haven for weekend
recreation or peaceful meditation.
The official improvement plan also
includes restroom facilities, picnic
shelter areas, and a pier gazebo ex-
pected to be completed by 2008.
"I'm so proud of the city council and
the neighborhood association," said
Mayor Rick Baker at Saturday's
ceremony, "and of their partnership
to put together what is really a re-
markably great asset for the City of
St. Petersburg."
In addition to North Ken-
wood's efforts, Edward White Hos-
pital also played a significant role
in getting the project off the ground.
Neighborhood Association President
Phil Whysong, echoing the Mayors
statements, added that not only was
this new park great for the neigh-
borhood and the city, but that is
was also "going to be a healing park


for the folks at Edward White Hos-
pital." Roland Metivier, President
and CEO of EWH offered his own
words of gratitude, saying that the
park's improvements were "nothing
short of incredible."
North Kenwood's 13th annual picnic
began after the ceremony, offering
games, food and family fun for the
rest of the day.
"What a great thing this park is,"
said Councilmember Herb Poison.
"It shows what happens when people
put their heads together and think:
'We can do this."'
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Children's Fish-A-Thon
Grab your rods for St. Pete Beach's
second annual children's fish-a-thon!
Join us Saturday, May 12th at Merry
Pier (801-Pass-A-Grille Way) from 10
to Noon.
Prizes will be awarded for biggest
catch, smallest catch, most unusual
and most fish caught. Bait and
refreshments will be available for
everyone. All participants however
are responsible for their own fishing
gear and tackle.
Seventeen year olds and younger
are welcome! Ten year olds and
younger must be accompanied by an
adult. There will be a registration
fee of $1. You may pay the day of.
All participants must pre-register
by Thursday, May 10th by calling
Mary-Jo Golliner from the Recreation
Department at 363-2146 or 363-9245
or Merry Pier at 360-1400.


Art Pops In The Park
Sea Grapes surround the bucolic
Pass-A-Grille Park where- Suntan
Art Center will host "Art Pops", in
conjunction with "Beach Goes Pops",
held in historic Pass-A-Grille, Friday
and Saturday, April 27 and 28 from
2-7:30. The music and food are on the
beach side of Gulf Way and the park
is across the street. Entrances to the
park are on 9th and 10th Avenues. A
peek around the sea grapes will reveal
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street crossings and medians, lighting and additional concrete work for curbs
and driveways. Those who don't ask, don't get," he added.
The City of Gulfport adopted the 49th Street Corridor Redevelopment Plan
-in October 2000. Included were 22 identified projects designed to further the
goals of,the redevelopment plan. Project 11 included streetscaping as part
of a larger beautification process. The streetscaping was jump started by
the City in 2003 utilizing an FDOT grant. Phase Iincluded new sidewalks,
curbing, driveways, landscaping, irrigation and signage from the Tangerine
Greenway south to 20th Avenue South. It cost $125,329.
In 2005 the City received a CDBG for $300,000 to complete Phase II of the
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Join in Art Classes
Join in the fun with art classes fea-
turing figurine painting by artist Fe-
lita Gale NMcNeill and working with
paper clay by artist Nancy GoodPas-
toi Paint a figurine to take home, so-
cialize and meet new friends, refresh-
ment served, door prizes. Individual
painting classes also offered. Class is
limited tortl12 attendees every Tues-
day from 5:30-7:30, p.m. at 128 49th
St. So. in St. Petersburg. Call Felita
at 366-9237 for more information.


Sea Scouts is
Starting a New SHIP
Very simply put, a Sea Scout SHIP
is a co-ed Venture Scout organization
for teens that builds self confident
young leaders who understand the
importance of team work on the water


and in every day of life. They learn by
sailing boats, figuring out how to fix
them, racing them, sailing to outings
and participating in difficult water re-
lated games.
Boca Ciega Yacht Club of Gulfport is
the sponsor of Ship #915 and they will
make available their fleet of youth
sailing boats with leadership and su-
pervision. The new youth club extend-
ed a welcome to the parents and teen-
age (14 & up) children of area families
from St. Pete Beach, So. Pasadena,
Gulfport and St. Petersburg.
If you have a son or daughter who
loves the water, bring them to one of
the 7 p.m. Wednesday meetings at
Boca Ciega Yacht Club, 4600 Tifton
Ave. Take 49th St. So. to Del Rio Ave.
Turn left to the Club building on the
south side of the Gulfport Marina.
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Petersburg, was the opportunity to meet the artists and discuss their work, background and inspirations with them. Here Jim Lewk, a metal
sculptor from Miami proudly poses with some of the pieces displayed on Saturday. Lewk was born in Troyes, France and raised in New York.
He has worked as a full time artist since 1970. His sculptors has a unique style and are made of copper, welded with patina and polychrome
finish. The base is fossil core from Key Largo and Lewk says the beauty of the ancient stone, created more than 125,000 years ago is in its
fossil imperfections. The ballons are hand-blown glass.


Headed to Artist Waters Colorful copper fish were just
one of a full range of artists pieced displayed and sold by
more than 200 artists from around the world at the 32nd
Annual Mailsail Arts Festival along St. Petersburg's sce-
Snic waterfront Vinoy Park this past weekend. Organizers
estimate over 100,000 art enthusiasts attended the two day
event which featured art, entertainment, children's activities,
a juried art show, food and a breathtaking view of the Pier
and downtown St. Petersburg.


Art with a View Organizers estimate over 100,000 art enthusiasts at-
tended this past weekend's 32nd Annual Mailsall Arts Festival in Vinoy
Park along St. Petersburg's scenic waterfront. The St. Petersburg Pier
and Tampa Bay made a wonderful backdrop looking through a collec-
tion of pottery and artistically carved and decorated gourds by Hudson,
Florida artist Bonnie Eastwood. The two-day event combines visual
and performing arts along with opportunities for children to actively en-
gage in art activities. There was also a delicious assortment of culinary
arts. Over 200 exhibiting artists from all over the United States display
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The Art of Home
By Cathy Salustri

Last month Project: Home presented a two-
day show, Home Bound, in Williams Park.
Home Bound asked artists to answer the
questions "What is a home? What makes a
home?". Last weekend, Project: Home spon-
sored a discussion panel and presentation
of Home Bound in St. Petersburg College's
Downtown Center. Several artists attended
to listen to the panel discuss different ways
to deal with homelessness through art.
Stephen Ashton, documentary co-filmmaker
of Easy Street, also spoke to the group. Easy
Street, available from Netflix, chronicles the
lives of several of St. Pete's homeless over a
year. These stories include Patrick, the man
mentioned in the December Gabber article
Homeless for the Holiday.
"Life on the street for a lot of homeless
people," Ashton said Saturday night "can be
easy, but not comfortable."
The Project: Home post show consists of
a photographic documentary of the Home
Bound project. Amateur and professional
photographers documented the show, and
their work will hang through May 19 at the
St. Petersburg College Downtown Center,
located at 244 2nd Avenue North.


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"Bearing witness and having a critical eye and making people aware is the first step in a
very long process," Dr. Tim Kennedy, a professor at the University of Tampa, told the audi-
ence. Kennedy has worked with homeless people in other areas of the world; his travels
have taken him to Alaska and Fiji. He has also made contributions to the film community,
one of the areas he teaches at the University of Tampa.
Kennedy asked the audience to find a partner, close their eyes, and jointly draw a pic-
ture of what they considered home. People all
over the world, he explained after the exercise,
draw home that looks very much like the image
he shows here.
"No one I've ever done this with throughout the
S world," Kennedy said "has ever had a different
.- --' concept." Ask someone who lives in a thatched
hut to draw a picture of home and, he says, they
will draw something like the sketch above, re-
S:-' gardless of what their actual home looks like.
Kennedy also noted that he found it markedly
easier to teach social activists to use filmmaking
sa c.. '. equipment than to teach filmmakers to become
't ^ social activists.

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"Everybody I met on the street knew I was
F' '- homeless; I was a piece of sh**," G.W. Rolle told
i the panel at Saturday evening's Project Home
,..." , ':.- discussion. Rolle has had a home for less than
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Williams Park show. On the "walls" of the "home"
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Hazards include exposed electri-
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These are not always obvious but
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people with allergies or respiratory
problems.
Before entering a building call the
utility company immediately if you
find downed power lines or detect
gas leaks. Look for external damage.
Examine the foundation for cracks
or other damage. Inspect porch roofs
and overhangs. If you find damage,
have a building inspector check the
building before you go in. Enter care-
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could mean the ceiling is ready to
cave in. Don't walk under a sagging
ceiling until it has been found safe.
After entering, look before you step.
Floors and stairs may be covered
with debris and very slippery. Watch
out for glass, nails and other haz-
ards. Be alert for gas leaks. Turn off
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out of their homes may seek shelter
in yours. Scare them away by poking
a stick into likely hiding places, tak-
ing particular care to listen for the
warning sound of a rattlesnake.
Carbon monoxide exhaust kills. Do
not use generators or other gasoline
powered machines indoors. All camp
stoves and charcoal grills should
only be used outside.
Spoiled food, water-logged cosmet-
ics and medicine are also health haz-
ards. When in doubt, throw it out.
FEMA has published a handbook
on how to prepare for disasters and
what to do afterward. The book, "Are
You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Pre-
paredness" can be read or copied on-
line at www.fema.gov/areyouready/.


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with AIDS might not identify withor
understand.
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the life he now has to live because of
AIDS, please get this information to
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ancestors that paved the way for our
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By Cathy Salustri
Emergency workers evacuated a doctor's office Tuesday afternoon when a van
crashed into oxygen tanks outside the building. The crash drew emergency person-
nel from as far as Palm Harbor.
According to Joel Overstreet, South Pasadena's Fire Safety Specialist, a woman
driving a van lost control of her car, hit two other cars, and then ran into a liquid
oxygen tank, rupturing a valve on the tank.
The liquid oxygen became a gas as it leaked into the air. The atmosphere contains
less than 21% oxygen (nitrogen comprises most of the balance); pure oxygen "in-
creases the rate of combustion for anything around it", Overstreet said. Translation:
it makes things catch fire sooner and faster than ususal.
The first fire truck on the scene- a South Pasadena unit- saw what Overstreet
called' "potential for a large event" and asked for a "full structure response", which
brought units from Gulfport, St. Pete Beach, St. Petersburg, and Pinellas County's
Hazardous Materials team (Haz Mat). Haz Mat brought in units from Seminole,
Pinellas Park, Largo, and Palm Harbor.
Palms of Pasadena had to transfer ventilator-dependant patients at to other hos-
pitals, Overstreet said.Palms staff brought in oxygen tanks for patients using low
flow oxygen and canceled all surgeries and special procedures.
Those patients transferred to other facilities can return to Palms "when their oxy-
gen tank is back up," Overstreet said. That could have happened by the time you
read this or, Overstreet said, it could take days.
Because the tank contains a gas under pressure specialists (from Ocala and far-
ther) will have to recertify the tank once it gets repaired or replaced and recon-
nected to a series of valves and pipes, Overstreet explained.
The woman driving the van, who Overstreet said may have a medical condition that
led to Tuesday afternoon's unfortunate series of events, appeared unharmed when
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It's Nice to be Kneaded


By Morgan Landis
Walking into Marci's Thera-
peutic Massage was immediately
relaxing. The warm colors on the
wall, the slow soft rhythmic mu-
sic in the background, and the
friendly faces was like easing into
a warm bath. The tranquility I felt
entering into the building made
the stress of the day melt away.
Located in a holistic business
complex off of Pasadena, Marci
Anderson and her two friends
Lynda Marsh and Gytha Thomp-
son, opened their doors on Janu-
ary 2nd. Between the three girls,
there is a lot of experience. Marci
was licensed in 1989, Lynda in
1988, and Gytha since 1992. The
girls have ,known each other for
almost 10 years, working at the
same places and knowing each
other from the trade. Marci, who
grew up locally, decided to open
her own studio to provide the
community with a soothing thera-
peutic atmosphere to receive mas-
sages. Lynda and Gytha decided
to help with the vision.
Each therapist has her own
room, marked with a unique
touch, continuous with the easy
atmosphere. Although the three
girls run the place, they do have
room to grow and have an oppor-
tunity for a few more therapists
for part-time and weekend work.
They do not have a receptionist,
but if one of them isn't out smiling
in a few minutes to help you out,
you can leave a message and they
will call you back shortly.
"After filling out a short intake
form and having a conversation
with the client, I process all the
information to be able to help
withthe injury or problem," Lyn-
da explains. It is from the form
and talking to the client that they
know what kind of massage you
may need to alleviate the problem
the best.
The business offers deep tis-
sue, TMJ, pregnancy massages
and more to those who need it.
The girls also have onsite chair
massages for any businesses or

Gabber April 26 May 2, 2007


Owner Marci Anderson (middle) and her two friends and coworkers, Lynda Marsh (left)
and Gytha Thompson (right).


special events. They come to your
place and get hands on with your
employees (I hope you're reading
this boss). There are also gift cer-
tificates available for those who
want to give the gift, as they say,
"a rubbed body is a loved body."
Marci, Gytha, and Lynda were
very sincere, genuine, and warm
individuals who truly love their
job. There was no pretentiousness
about them. To Marci and her col-
leagues it's not just a job, it's a
lifestyle. They routinely give each
other massages, take courses, and
renew their certificates every two
years, so you know you'll be in
good hands.
After talking to the girls for
awhile, I was able to test their
product. They brought out a chair
and used their hands to work out
my kinks. After five minutes I
didn't care about my recent fender
bender or looking for a new apart-
ment, I was just happy to have
this opportunity as a reporter.
"It's a spa type setting without
the spa price," Gytha affirms. I


confirm it, but if you don't believe
me you can check it out yourself.
On Saturday Morning of May
5th, from 9pm to noon, the girls
would like to invite you to an open
house. You can experience the spa-
like setting yourself, meet these
beautiful ladies, and see what
their world is all about. I would
definitely recommend scheduling
an appointment as well, I'm still
in awe of their helping hands on
my shoulders.


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CARL'S HANDYMAN SERVICES Clean It,
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MIN Handyman Services
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BOB JOHANNESEN
Handyman & Pressure
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Reliable & Affordable

727-735-4164
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CUSTOM QUALITY HOME REPAIR- Interior/
Exterior. Historical Homes a Specialty. I Do
What Others Cannot. 727-895-2272.
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All Types of Re-roofing & Repairs
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WANT TO PLAY PIANO? ORGAN?- Key-
board? In Your Own Home! 30 Years Experi-
ence & Masters Degree. Any Age, Any Style.
Reasonable Rates. 345-2648. References
Furnished.

SPRING CLEAN-UP SPECIALS- Starting at
$49.95. Mowing, Edging, Weed-Eating, Hedg-
es, Bushes, Tree Tnmming, Lots Mowed. Ga-
rage & Shed Clean-Out. Got Junk We Haul.
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Accepting New Clients. Honest/Dependable.
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"We make your trees feel beautiful"
Trees cleaned, elevated,
topped or removed
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Hazardous limb removal
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BEN'S PROPERTY MAINTENANCE- Full
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geon, Insured, 727-346-0865 or 278-2848.

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Curb Side Hauling Yard Debris, Cleanouts, Furniture, Etc.
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Allbright Maintenance
STrees Cleaned Out, Elevated Topped or Removed
Limbs Removed over Roofs.
Hauling Garage Cleanouts
Construction Debris Removed
Yard Work, Spring Cleanup
727-346-3042 727-565-6220
John Klaridas Owner/Operator Lic/Ins.


SKIP'S MOVING- Pick Up & Delivery.
Movingtechl @.yahoo.com. 727-773-6774.
BROTHERS #1 CHEAP HAULING- Com-
mercial/Residential Cleanups, Yard Debris,
Tree Work. We'll Haul Anything Away. Free
Estimates. Family Owned/Operated. Ben,
488-3997.
CLEANOUTS & HAULING Apartment,
House, Garage, Warehouses, Yards. Truck &
Dump Trailer. Free Estimates. Call Jim, 365-
1481.
HAULING YOU LOAD WE LOAD- Yard Rub-
bish, House Cleanout, Building Materials. Call
Safety Tire, Days 321-1131, Evenings, 727-
687-1457.

PINNIX PAINTING INC.- Interior, Exterior. In
Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates.
Commercial Residential References Upon
Request. Lic. #C4334. 548-9293.
PAINTING, PAINTING, PAINTING Interior,
Exterior, Pressure washing. Owner Operated,
Lic. #C4505 Insured. Always Free Estimates,
Premium Painting. 727-525-9304.
A RIGHT WAY PAINTING LLC- Interior &
Exterior Home Repair & Pressure Cleaning.
Drywall Repair & Texturing. Senior Discount.
Member Better Business Bureau, Lic#7761.
822-4126.

MINSHALL'S PAINTING
'Serving St. Petersburg
Since 1978
Honest, Dependable,
No Job to Small!
FREE Estimates

[ 894-4008
Lic.# C5065
McCLELLAN PAINTING INC.-Residential
Specialist. Interior/Exterior. Free Estimates.
Fair & Honest Rates. Lic.# C-8774. 727-546-
8034.

FLORIDA FINAL COAT -
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Exteriors Driveways Roof Painting
SInterior Painting Texture Coating
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Lic.# CC5596
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BYRON JOHNSON PAINTING PLUS, INC.-
Interior/Exterior Painting, Staining, Drywall,
Taping, Pressure Washing, Free Estimates.
Lic. #C-9894, Insured, Quality Work. 727-365-
1088.
GET THE BEST-No Mess! Scott Daley Paint-
ing Contractor. Custom Specialist. Interior/
Exterior, Insured. #C-7965. Since 1985. Sat-
isfaction Guaranteed. Call Anytime. 727-381-
2057.
MASTERS PAINTING & DECORATING- In-
terior/Exterior with Benjamin Moore. Pressure
Cleaning. Wallpaper, Window Treatments,
Lic.#C-4749. Quality Work Over 20 Years.
344-1674. References, Guaranteed.
PHIL'S PRESSURE
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Residential/Commercial. Interior & Exterior.
20 Years Experience. Lic.#C-8433. Insured.
Call Phil, 327-7926.
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able, Interior/Exterior, Sherwin Williams Paint,
Free Estimates, 15yrs. Experience. Licensed
and Insured, C9762 727-391-6694.
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Home? Lack of Time? No Motivation? Over-
whelmed? Don't Procrastinate. Call Pat Johns
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puter Networking. Lowest Prices Guaranteed.
licensed (C-8175) & Insured. Visa/MC. 727-
547-8001.


TOWN SHORES-2BR/2BA Furnished Condo,
55+, 2nd Floor Corner Unit, Secure Building,
Pool, $900/Mo., Six Month Minimum. 727-
455-7787.
MOVE-IN SPECIAL IN QUIET NEIGHBOR-
HOOD- $2400 w/First Month Free with 13
Month Lease. 6 Month Lease Available. 3br/
1ba Gulfport Home. Blocks From Schools and
Stetson Law. Great Home for College Student
or Starter Home. Call Debbie 727-379-6424
SUNNY, CLEAN ROOM/BATH-Beach/Art
District. Utilities included, Furnished, Fridge,
Micro, N/S, No Pets, $125/Wk., 1st/Last/De-
posit. References. 727-345-1869.
TOWN SHORES 2BR/2BA-Newly Refur-
bished Condo. Top Floor. 1250 sq.ft. Corner
Unit. $1000. mo. Unfurnished. Annual. 727-
542-2445 or 727-381-4248.
CONDO 1ST FLOOR -1BR, New Everythingl
25 Yards From Beachl Seasonal, $900Mo. +
Deposit 3 Mo. Min.813-932-1427 or 813-679-
3506.
WINTER RENTAL -2BR/2BA Recently Reno-
vated, 2 TV Sets, Fully Furnished Condo FL
Room w/Full Waterview, 55+, 3rd Floor, Gulf-
port, Call 727-536-9006, 727-501-6699.
COTTAGE- 2br/lba/2cg, Screened-In Porch,
Arts District, $900/mo. Call Cheryl 420-7877
BRAND NEW 1BR/1BA- with Den. Ideal for
Professional or Couple. Modern Interior, Ame-
nities including Gym, Pool, Clubroom. Gated
Entry, Covered Parking. Close to Tropicana
Field, Arts Center & Restaurants. No Smok-
ing/Pets. Available Now. $1250/Mo. & Elec-
tricity. 1 Mos. Deposit Required. Please Call
(240)464-7324.
1BR/1BA 2715 54TH ST S.-Apt. 1 Across
from dog park. $600/Mo. $500/Sec. Includes
Water. 727-452-5942.
1420 56TH ST. S. GULFPORT-3BR/2BA, 1
Car Garage, CHA, Fenced Yard. $1150/Mo &
$1150 Security Deposit Call 727-302-9838.
TROPICAL JUNGLE
2BR/1BA, Remodeled Apt., Extra Clean,
1 Year Lease, 1-1/2 Block to Fishing Pier &
Beach. $240/Wkly or $960/Mo. $800 Secu-
rity Deposit, Pets OK, 5320 29th Ave. So.,
#C, Drive by and See, then Call RJ 727-647-
0331.
GULFPORT 1 & 2 BEDROOMS- Unfurnished,
Newly Renovated, 6plex Condo. $750/850
Yearly Lease. No Pets. Best Beach Rentals
727-398-1200
GREAT LANDLORD LOOKING- For Clean
Responsible Tenant. Beautiful 1BR/1BA Du-
plex, Oak & Tile Floors, CHA, Ceiling Fans.
2209 58th St. S. 727-343-9595.
No Intentions of Selling!
CLEAN AND NEAT-1BR Apt. on Lake Mag-
giore. Nice Quiet Neighborhood on Cul-de-
Sac. Carport, AC & Utilities Included. $650/
Mo. No Dogs 727-637-4477.
GULFPORT ART DISTRICT Studio House,
$550/Mo. 5407 25th Ave. So. Available Imme-
diately, Private Patio, Beautiful Landscaping.
727-327-9578.
GULFPORT-5019 #2 29th Ave. S. 2BR/1BA
House. Screened Porch, Shed. Coin W/D on
site. Available 5/1 $850/Mo., $850 Security
727-742-5140.
St. PETE SPANISH STYLE HOME- 2BR/1 BA,
Hardwood Floors Sunroom, Fenced in Yard,
Laundry Room, $875/Mo. First/Last/Deposit,
Call 327-1056.


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ROOM FOR RENT-Furnished or Unfur-
nished, Private Entrance, Utilities Included,
Stable Employment, References Required,
$100wk+$100 Deposit. 727-345-1558 any-
time, or 727-324-9428 weekends or after
7pm.
TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reason-
able Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney
Karen S. Keaton at 327-5368. 'The Hiring of
a Lawyer is an Important Decision that Should
Not be Based Solely upon Advertisements.
Before you Decide, Ask Us to Send You Free
Written Information about our Qualifications
and Experience."
PROFESSIONAL OFFICE SPACE- For
Lease. FlexOffice $100/Mo. Private Office
from $250/Mo. Free Internet & Conference
Room. Great Location. Ample Parking. Ideal
for Independent Professionals and Small Busi-
nesses. CrossPointe Plaza, 3530 1st Ave. N.,
St. Pete. 727-327-3500.
TOWNSHORES 2BR/2BA-Condo. Over look-
ing Boca Ciega Bay. 1535sqft., Completely
Remodeled, Unfurnished. Annual, $1100/Mo.
Seasonal Considered $1200/Mo. 727-735-
4234.
GULFPORT 3BR/1BA HOME Remodeled,
Students/Seasonal Welcome. Fenced-in
Yard W/D, Partially Furnished. Quiet, Park-
ing. $1200/Mo. Includes Electric/Water/Cable/
Wireless. No Pets/Smoking. 727-323-1067.
3BR/1BA HOME-Near Coquina Key. 741 67th
Ave. S. Freshly Painted, W/D, Security Sys-
tem, Tile & Carpet, Tool Shed. Large Yard,
Quiet Area $900/Mo. Flexible Security De-
posit. Available May 1st 727-481-9555.
STORAGE-2715 54th St. 1/2 Garage, Alley
Access $100/Mo. 727-452-5942.
CONDO ON ST. PETE BEACH-2BR/2BA,
Very Clean $1295/Mo. Gorgeous Waterfront
View! 6mo. or 12mo. Lease. 727-422-1215.
GULFPORT DUPLEX-IBR/1BA, Cathedral
Ceilings, Built-in Bookshelves, New Kitchen/
Bath, Fenced Yard w/Deck & Storage Shed.
$750/Mo. 727-466-6900, lesjohantgen@hot-
mail.com.
ORGANIC GARDEN
APARTMENTS
For Rent in Gulfport Art District. $535 to $695.
Look online for pictures and details.
www.FloridaRentalsAndSales.com or call
727-323-7268.
WANTED STUDIO APT.-or Eff. in Gulfport
Area. Non Smoker, Good References. Please
ask for Mr. Stober 727-213-8105.
CHATEAU TOWER-S. Pasadena. 2BR/2BA
7th Floor. Fantastic Waterview. Includes Cable
TV, Pest Control, Heated pool & Spa, Fitness
Room, Covered Carport, and Balcony. $1100/
Mo. Annual 727-360-4123.
S. PASADENA-Close to Shopping, Unfur-
nished, Beautiful, Large Eff. Screened Back
Porch. Non Smoker, No Pets. Annual Lease
$500/Mo. Plus $500 Security 727-804-4431.


3BR/1BA HOME- 3721 10th Ave. So. New
Kitchen, New Tile, Big Back Yard. Fresh Paint,.
Great Condition. $1050/Mo. 727-422-1215.
NEAR STETSON LAW-School. 2BR/1BA,
Separate Utility Room, W/D hookup $760/Mo.
Also Available, St. Pete Bch. Large Efficiency,
Near Bus Line, Water included, 550/Mo. 727-
345-7036.
SO. PASADENA 3BR/2BA-New Upgrades,
3 Lots from water, Fenced Yard, Refrigerator,
Stove, Microwave, W/D, 1st/Last/Secu-
rity. Pet Deposit. Credit Check Required. Year
Lease. $1,050/Mo. Available mid-April. 727-
546-1267.
NEAR BEACH-Nice 1BR/1BA, CHA, $700/
Mo. Also 1BR/1BA with Florida Room, Tile
Floor and A/C unit $650/mo. Plus Last/Deposit
727-360-5724.
TOTALLY REMODELLED GULFPORT
BEAUTY-Everything Brand New. 3br/2ba
1440sq.ft. CHA, Large yard $1195/month
+$1400 Security. Credit Check and Refer-
ences. 727-417-1450
SO. PASADENA-Gated Waterfront Condo,
For Rent, Sale or Lease/Option. Tennis,
Pools, Exercise Rooms in Clubhouse, & Ma-
rina. Large 1BR/1.5BA w/New Carpet, Tile,
Paint, AC, DW, & Balcony Overlooking Water.
A Wonderful Place to Live. Call 1-352-860-
2531 or 727-385-3654 for Details.

GORGEOUS
1BR/1BA in Gulfport, Unfurnished. Qui-
et Neighborhood. Beautiful Designer Tile
Throughout. Large Kitchen (cabinets, cabi-
nets), Double Porcelain Sink, D/W. Inside
Utility Closet with Washer & Dryer. Energy
Eff. CHA. French doors open to small Pri-
vate Shaded Yard. Attractive Cedar Exterior,
Small Pet Considered. Smokers, Don't Call!
$750/Mo, $750/Dep. plus Utilities 727-327-
6144 to See.
NICE 1BR/1BA APT.-W/Den or Office. Fur-
nished Upstairs, 30th Ave. So., 1 Block from
Water & Downtown. Non-Smoker. $700/Mo.
Includes Water, Trash & Use of W/D. Available
May 13th. 727-612-9626.
ST. PETE BEACH- Beaut. Furn. SM. 1BR.
Near Bch. Gulf View, Util Furn. $795/Mo. 727-
363-3050.
TOWN SHORES DIPLOMAT BLDG.-Spectac-
ular Waterview, 1BR Deluxe w/Extra Sleeping
Area or Office Space. Recent Updates Include
Kitchen & 1.SBA, Newer Windows. Gas & Ca-
ble Included. Available May 1st. $950/Annual
Lease. Call 727-546-0644 or 727-432-1832.
GULFPORT HOME-2BR/2BA, 1Car Garage,
Corner Lot. CHA, Newly Remodeled, Water
View, Walk Downtown. $1500/Mo. Plus Secu-
rity. 727-384-4844.
ART DISTRICT BEACH COTTAGE- Gulfport,
3 Blocks to the Beach & Casino. One Story
3BR/2BA, $1250/Mo with Lease. 304-629-
1212.
PLACE YOUR AD HERE- Starting at $12 per
issue. Call 321-6965.


ROSER PARK 2br/lba Downtown, USF, Hospitals Sec 8 OK'd $695.00
NEAR NE 3br/2ba New kitchen & appliances. Extra storage. $1365.00
MEL-TAN 3br/lba CHA. Near shopping center Sec 8 OK'd $795.00
ST ANTHONY'S 2br/2ba home CHA, Fenced Yard open fir plan $865.00
MLK & HAINES RD lbr/lba upper incl WSG new carpet $635.00 *
VIEW ALL OUR RENTALS ONLINE @ WWW.REXRENTALS.COM

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1/1/1 CONDO- All Updated, Gated Commu-
nity, References Required. $750/Mo. 1st, Last
& Deposit. Possible Lease Option. $115,900.
Call Yvonne Tanis, 866-6173 or 204-3821.
GUIL.FPORT-2BR/1BA, CHA, W/D, Fenced,
Wood Floors, $995/Mo, $950 Security, 5110
15th Ave. So. Pets Ok. Must See! 727-322-
5852.
GUIL.FPORT ART DISTRICT-Large House,
4BFI/2BA, $1600/Mo. Plus Security. 5029 29th
Ave. So. Available June 1st, Fenced Yard,
Pets; Ok. 727-327-9578.
BEAUTIFUL 1BR/1BA-2nd Floor Condo
within steps of Boca Ciega Bay and an Easy
Wallk to Downtown Gulfport. The Waterfront is
within Steps of Your Front door with Beautiful
Sunrises and Gorgeous Sunsets! $575/Mo.,
55 :plus & Sorry No Pets. Golden Sands Con-
dos: Call Dan 727-321-9296.
HISTORIC KENWOOD FOUR-PLEX-Large
(13:30 & 1380sqft,) 2BR Units Available. For
more info Visit our website:
www.kenwood-four-plex.com 727-692-3401.
GUIL.FPORT ART DISTRICT-2BR/1BA Du-
plex. CHA, W/D Hookups, Fenced-in Back
Yard. Great Location. 2626 57th St. S. $875/
Mo. + $875/Security. 688-9565.
ST. PETE BEACH-1BR/1BA Condo. Pool,
Gated, Inter Coastal Waterway, $750/Mo.
Yearly Lease Required, Unfurnished 815-592-
0857.
SPECIAL COTTAGE IN G.P. ARTS-District.
1 small BR and 1 large BR. Walk-in Shower,
Kitchen, Laundry, Furnished. Large Deck,
Fenced on Quiet Street. $950/Mo. Includes
All LUtilities, Cable and Internet. Non Smoker.
Available June thru September 541-829-7309
jairreframe@aol.com
ST. PETE BEACH- Gulfwind Apartments at
Bay Plaza & 70th Across From Upton Beach.
Sleeps 4, Yearly/Seasonal/Furnished. 727-
360-3860 or 732-580-3360
7304 COQUINA WAY-Large, Updated 2BR/
1BA Ground Floor, Unfurnished, No Pets, 1st/
last $500 Security. Annual Lease $1000/Mo.
A-1 REALTY 727-521-0528.




CORNELL 3rd floor 1/1 new carpet, a/c
heat elevator $700
CORNELL .1/1 ground floor 1055 sqft
new kitchen $750
IVY 4th floor 1/1, new carpet $750
KENILWORTH 1/1 on water open floor
plain $725

Five Towns Action Realty
Frank Donahue
.452-8008 or 546-1355

Duplex Gulfport
1 Bed w/Florida Room. Fenced yard &
carport. $500/mo.
Sunset Beach
3 Bed/2 Bath. Key West Style 1/2 blocks to beach.
Short term or annual. $2500/mo.
Sturgeon Mike
I,,M. STURGEON REALTY INC.
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ROARING 20'S COTTAGEILOFT- Hurricane
Resistant Windows, W/D, Freshly Tiled Floors
Lower Level. Water/Cable Included. $7iiO/Mo.
1st, Last, To Move In Call 727-345-61 9i, 727-
367-4582. No Pets.


GULFPORT ROOMS FOR RENT-Quiet
Neighborhood, Kitchen and Bath Privileges.
$125/wk Includes Everything. Referenc es e-
quired, Security Deposit 727-347-8587.
GULFPORT FEMALE ROOMMATE- Wanted.
$500/Mo. Everything Included, Parking, W/D,
Fenced Yard, Quiet. Includes Electric/Water/
Cable/Wireless. Remodeled. Non-Smok:er, No
Pets. 727-323-1067.
ROOMMATE WANTED-Male/Female. Fur-
nished Room, Quiet Neighborhood, Utilities
Included. $400/Mo. $150 Deposit. No Smok-
ing & Drug Free. 344-5206 or 813-927- 7885
ISLE OF CAPRI T.I.-Apt. to Share With 1 Fe-
male. Large 3BR/2BA, Pool on Water. $700/
Mo. Includes Utilities and Cable. 727-360-
3895.
GULFPORT LARGE BEDROOM- i,n My
Home. Full House Privileges. New C/H/A,
W/D, Fireplace, No Pets. One Person Only.
$450/Mo. $100 Security. 727-482-1763.


TOWN SHORES SEASONAL- January -
March 2008. 1 or 2BR. Respectible Gentle-
man. If no answer please leave messagee.
845-246-9363.
SEEKING ACCOMMODATIONS Astute
Financially Secure ND/NS Female seeks Ac-
commodations in Nice, Clean, Quiet, Pietless
Home. 727-345-1297.





Open House
Sunday April 29th 2-4PM







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4187 52nd Ave. So.
Maximo Moorings. Charming 3br/;2ba
split plan with large bonus room.
Lots of closet space and large
yard on a quiet street.
$285,000 "
MLS ID# 7229264
4 -
Allison Estabrooks
727-460-4061

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WESTSHORE VILLAGE-37 St. S. behind
Ceridian. Open House Sat., 1-4, 3285 40th
Way, Unit E, St. Petersburg. Website: wsvbb.
cor. Wonderful 1 bedroom/1 bath corner
unit with 1 car garage. $117,900. Call Vickie
727-244-5382 or Enc Dowen 727-365-0110.
Weichert Realtors Credential.
OPEN SUN. 1-4-5713 Newton Ave. S. Spa-
cious 3BR/1.5BA Masonry Home. Den w/
Fireplace, Freshly Painted, Large Fenced
Yard, Clbse to Stetson Law School. $199,000
Margit Kaitar, Marie Powell, 545-5634 or 643-
5172.
MILLBROOKE TOWNHOMES-5337 61st
Terr. N., St. Petersburg. Open House Sunday
1-3 p.m. 2 bedrooms/2.5 bathrooms, 1 car ga-
rage. Designer decorated. $189,000.Call Eric
Dowen, 727-365-0110 or Vickie Skidmore,
727-244-5382. Weichert Realtors Credential.


OPEN SUN 1-4
(Town Shores 55+ Condo)
2850 59th St S #405, Kenmore Bldg
2 Br, 2 Ba light & bright unit w/ceramic tile
in kitchen, baths, Florida room, well
maintained, newer CHA, secured lobby;,
carport steps away and all that quaint
Gulfport has to offer!
Reduced $149,900

WEICHERT REALTORS
Maddy Guenther
727-656-2701




OPEN HOUSE SUN. 2-4
jamison Unit #104
1/1 deluxe 1st floor.-Talk about a doll house. AC
2 years young. Newer tile in kitchen, dining
room, hallways & bath. 2 day new carpet in
Io nIig room. Florid. m m bedroom. New:
door;. eilmin fans; riack Igri ing. Frehl '
p.mned tihrouhoul including cedingi Prenvy
park like piling .itlh pool usl adorable
bright & cheery. Came see & compare. Don't
miss this one! $142,000
Rita M. Stutzman
Charles Rutenberg
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Nelda Hamm
418-8948
2015 Gray St. S. (btw 59th & 60th)
Way above the average quality and charm!
Gleaming hardwood floors, abundant closets,
spacious "open" plan plus newer appliances,
Trane central unit, washer & dryer, tankless
water htr. & more! Asking $249,000
5405 20th Ave. So., You'll love this attractive
updated 2 bedroom masonry w/ beautiful
fenced lot, exotic trees, open plan, garage &
more! Reduced to $168,000
3031 Dupont St. So., This home is steps to
waterfront! Motivated seller, fabulous location
- Bring me an offer!
5822 19th Ave. So., Very spacious, terrazo
floors, big inground pool, oversized lot! See it
today! $219,000
1835 York St. S., (btw. 51 & 52 S) Three or 4
bedrooms. Major updates 4 years ago: roof,
central unit, windows, etc. Lovely quiet
cul-de-sac street $142,500
5130 16th Ave. So., Gulfport bungalow on
either one, two, or 3 lots! Call.for details.
5709 & 11 21st Ave. S., Duplex with
convenient location. 2 one bedroom units,
front porches, plenty of parking!
6145 Fairfield Av. S., (btw. 6 & 7 A/S). You'll
love this 3 bedroom 2 bath pool home
w/major updates! Ceramic tile, newer kitchen,
doors, -roof-A/C replaced, "Barn" storage
unit, garage! $259,900
5401 16th Ave. S., Three bedrooms, 2 bath
split plan on corner lot only. $169,900!
1810 52nd St. S., Taking back-up offers on
this 6 unit apartment bldg. $399,000!
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For Rent, Sale or Lease/Option. Tennis,
Pools, Exercise Rooms in Clubhouse, & Ma-
rina. Large 1BR/1.5BA w/New Carpet, Tile,
Paint, AC, DW, & Balcony Overlooking Water.
A Wonderful Place to Live. Call 1-352-860-
2531 or 727-385-3654 for Details. .


REDUCED GULFPORT HOUSE- 3BR/1BA
plus Detatched 1/1 Studio. $239,900! 2314
59th St. S.. Great Neighborhood just a walk
from, Stetson, Art Distnct, Beach. Fireplace,
SFlorida Room, Inground Screened Pool. 1/4
acre fenced lot. Over 1800 sq. ft. 727-564-
:0401.


OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 :
6020 Shore Blvd. Unit 908 Sail Away
With
There is a one bedroom, 1.5 Bath Deluxe
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Wide Open Water views from the 9th Floor!rl .
Call Michael or Judy Baggs for more details! Pasadena & Waterfront
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2 GRATED CONDOS 55+- 1st Floor and 2nd
Floor. 7 Rooms Each, 3BR's, Den, Living
Room, Dining Room, Eat-In Kitchen, 2 Baths,
Screen Porch, Ample Closets, 2 Pools, 1
Heated. Also Available 2BR/2BA Fabulous
Uni t. Charles W. Walker, 727-422-7799. TIER-
RA VERDE REALTY INC.
CHARMING 3/2 HOUSE- 2406 56th St. So.,
Guliport. Spacious Interior, Immaculate, Mega
Back Yard, Alley Access. $279,900. Call Don
Kenney, R. W. CALDWELL REALTY, INC.
727 -744-1212.
TOWN SHORES 2BR/2BA-Newly Refur-
bishled Condo. Top Floor. 1250 sq.ft. Corner
Unit. Great View, 55+, No Pets. 20K Below
Appraisal. $260,000 727-542-2445 or 727-
381 -4248.
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WOW A WATERFRONT UNIT-Under 200K in
S. Pasadena. 2BR/2BA Condo for $195;,000!
The Sun Team 727-345-0099.


1847 South Shore Dr. Unit 419
South Pasadena, 3Br/2.5Ba.,,
Great New Price! $389,950
Gayle LaBonte Century21 Beggins
727-418-7024
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2344 3rd Ave. N. Gab# 5627, St.
Petersburg. Just The Place and Price! $219,900
Historic Kenwood District. Great Property 2:1Br,
IBa main house plus 1 Br/lBa is 540 sq ft owner
wants quick sale. Bring all offers.
2535 3rd Ave. N. r Gab# 0881, St.
Petersburg. A Debonair Charmer!!! $309,900
Create a haven in this 3Br/2Ba home. This
amazing property also includes a bedroom / [
bath guest cottage/rental with Mexican tile
throughout. A perfect lifestyle set-up!
3720 3 Ave. N. Gab# 3349, St.
Petersburg Charming Distinction! $189,900
A delightful discovery in an in-town location.
Friendly 3Br/lBa single-level with a detached', 1
Car Garage. Plus Income Apartment.
680 45th St. So. Gab# 8567, St.
Petersburg. Help Stop Foreclosure! $129,90 0
2Br/lBa Woodstock area, handyman special.
Please bring all offers.
2200 Burlington Ave. S. Gab# 1472,
St. Petersburg. Brand New Listing!!! $249,000
Immaculate 2Br/2Ba block home located in
Historic Kenwood. 2 car garage, full size dining
room and large living room. Gorgeous architectural
details throughout! "Welcome Home"









OPEN HOUSE
Sunday, April 29, 2007
1-3PM
4715 Bay St. N.E. Unit 228


HOUSE ON DOUBLE LOT-2BR/2BA,,1900+
Sq. Ft. Home. Extra Large Rooms, Lots of.
Closet, Hardwood Floors, Fireplace, Eat-in
Kitchen, Covered Patio w/Spa, Garage plus
Carport & Shed, Lush Landscaping on Corner;
145x127 Lot 6102 10th Ave So. Offered at
$365,000 Colleen Feelev Hanko REIMAX
Action First, 727-459-5001

Townshores New Listings
rEtge. #307 Clean and bright
/ Move-in ready
$129,900
-LtO I #101, 16,000 in upgrades
2/2 stainless steel appliances
Newer tile. End Unit
$179,900
FAvaIA 1l #114, Just Redced.'"
2/2 Furnished, wow even a piano
$149,900
Weichert
Realtors Call Kelly Hunter
Credential
727-768-1939
"Ask about FREE Market Analysis"


BIG REDUCTION!-2BR/1BA/1CG, Fam-
ily Room, Priced at $129,900 for Quick Sale.
4554 25th Ave. So. 239-218-3177.

EQUITY LW
"Maximize Your Equity"
"RENT TODAY"
12 Month Lease
...PASADENA COVE/$1000/mo
S2 Bedroom/2 Bath
Indoor Laundry
Covered Parking
2nd,Floor Overlooking Pond
SElevators
12 Month Lease
...GOLFVIEW Condominiums $985/mo
2 Bedroom/1 Bath
Kitchen w/Stainless Steel
and Granite Upgrades
3rd Floor
Elevators
All leases advertised require First/Last/Security and Application.
We provide property management services to the Beaches, Pasadena and
Central St. Pete area. If you own a property and would like to have it
professionally managed, call Peter Chicouris orAnne Atkinson
Call EQUITY REALTY Today We can HELP!!!
Call NOW 727-343-8100
Equity Realty
65001 Ave. N. St. Petersburg 33710
www.equityrealtyinc.com
Please disregard this offer is you are currently involved in a brokerage relatonslip.


SMarie Brumer, Broker Associate
(727) 871-3999
marie.brumer@floridamoves.com
www.mariebrumer.com


OPEN SUN. 1-4
Venetian Harbor Townhomes. Built in 2005, end units.with 3Br/2.5Ba + den on Snug Habor
1132 Venetian Harbor Dr. NE $354,000
1157 Venetian Harbor Dr NE $355,000

SALE
What a deal! North St. Pete 3Br/2Ba, carport, hw floors, landscaped, no flood ins. $155,000
Old Pasadena Unique pool home with 2256 sf, 3Br/2.5Ba, fp, completely renovated $529,000

LEASE PURCHASE or FOR RENT
Venetian Harbor Towhhomes w!2044 st. 3Br,2.5Ba. no age restriclions, pels allowed $2.300/mo
Huge Executive Home NE St. Pete. 5Br/4Ba, 2500+sf. pool, on pond $2.300/mo
Old Pasadena unique 3Br'2.5Ba, pool home $2.500/mo

Ea 1 3325 66th St. N. St. Pete
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JOY HYLAND, GRI, CRS Danny Carelli Realtor
P. JAMES ASSENHEIMER, JR. -g
REALTORS Buying or Selling?
(727) 458-4825 James Remarkable Results
(727) 458-4782 J "Because I Care" ,
(727) 458-4782 Joy Nearly perfect,great location! 3 BR, 3 BA, oversized 2 car
joyhyland@aol.com garage, 3 blocks to St. Pete Beach & shopping. 1900+ htd sq | '
t. $44900 OPEN SUNDAY 1-4PM
6126 4th Ave. So., 2/1/1 1CG $189,900
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5029 9th Ave. So., 2/1.5 $169,900
AVAILABLE LISTINGS
Sri 5406 19th Ave. So. 2/1 $189,900
551 Zanesville St. So., 3/3, w/mother-in-law $214,900
S. 549 Zanesville St. So., 3/3 $159,900
S.. 2/1 2501 11th Ave. So. $114,900
"H hateai pR"IEE DUEn 1217 15th Ave. So., Vacant land $42,900
es Chateaux, PR I-CE REDIi.i..Eg 1/1 Town Shores Lancaster 604 $194,900
Move in condition. Invitingly bright comer, squeaky clean, 3/2 2952 Longleat Woods Sarasota $479,900
granite countertops, SxS fridge + water & ice on door. 2nd 6800 Sunset Way, Waterfront Efficiency $189,900
floor, IBR, 1 BA, clubhouse, pool & laundry. $129,900 573 73rd Ave. No., duplex $199,900
1334 Dixie Lane So., 3/1 2/1 $289,900

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Invest Ii Your Future Now! West corner overlooking bay & gulf possible 3br/2.5bath (2320 sq. ft. per builder) w/covered parking. Convenient
Hookups for washer/dryer. You'll love the privacy and the sensational view of sailboats, sunsets and playful dolphins. You'll never be lonely here
I w/so many planned activities, kitty accepted. Seller will also consider trade of your home, condo or land. Priced realistically at .........$369,000.
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Priced to Sell 1Br Deluxe furnished w/carport, newer carpet, a/c & windows, steps to pool, bus, bank & shopping $120,000
.This Is What You've Been Waiting For 1Br Deluxe updated fully furnished plus new A/C. Overlooks 1 of 4 pools. Priced to sell!
I A steal at $130,000
SSay "Hello" to a Good Buy 2Br/2Ba furnished, sold "as is" w/carport. Laundry same floor. Steps to pool, bus, bank & shopping. .......$150,000
Marina View 2Br/2Ba deluxe updated condo w/carport. Small pet accepted plus laundry same floor. $165,000
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IImagine Yourself in this cozy 1Br fully furn. deluxe condo w/carport and kitty accepted, laundry same floor $169,900
SWaterfront Lovers Be Sure to See This 1Br deluxe w/parking at door. New kitchen, appliances and bath $175,000
Ready & Waiting for you! 2Br/2Bath partially furnished, w/patio, carport & kitty accepted $189,900
WIDE OPEN WATERFRONTS
What a View! 1Br/1.5Ba w/carport, newer windows & elec shutters plus additional closet. Kitty accepted. $195,000
I10th Floor Beauty lBr/1.5ba w/carport, newer windows w/electric shutters, newer carpeting & kitchen appliances. Small pet
Accepted, annual tenant included. $229,900
Incredible View 2Br/2Ba w/carport. Updated kitchen, bath w/tile floors, new carpeting, windows, complete w/shutters.
Master Br also w/view of boat traffic & sunsets. Laundry same floor & small pet accepted. $269,900
East Corner 3Br/2.5Ba w/carport. You'll love your privacy & the view just steps to active clubhouse & pool. You may bring small pet. ........$324,900
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SUNDAY 1-3
7338 Coquina Way #4
St. Pete Beach
IBr/lBa furnished Beach Condo, 585
sq.ft. corner unit in a great location,
clean and bright! MLS# 7268612.
Call Marie Powell and Co.
727-341-0000

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The best kept secret in Pinellas
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lBr/1.5Ba ground floor unit has
been-freshly painted, has new carpets
& tile, new counter-tops, new stove &
more. 875 sq. ft. includes laundry
hookups, large master suite with
walk-in closet, roll down storm
shutters, heated pool, sauna, fitenss
center, game room, card room & library.
Seller offers to pay 3 months mainte-
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GULFPORT ART DISTRICT
5302 28th Ave. S.
Art District Cottage
3bdrm/2ba, masonry 1300+ sq ft,
split plan, screened porch, ceramic
tile, newer kitch & baths. New price
269,000 '
2507 54th Street South 2bdrm/1
ba Old florida charmer. 2nd fl could
be master suite. 1 car garage.
214,900
GULFPORT ELEMENTARY
2025 53rd Street South A
Perfect Bungalow
2bdrm/lba, Brick Street, corner lot,
walk to Gulfport Monassori
Elementary. Totally updated with
beautiful cottage kitchen, refinished
hdwood trims,lush landscaping and
private deck. Attached garage. New
Price 189,500
MARINA DISTRICT
New Listing. 4629 29th Avenue
South. Water View 3bdrms/2ba
with deck overlooking Gulfport
Marina. Built 2002 to conform to
FEMA regs. cargarage & 1 carport.
565,000
2617 48th Street South
Masonry 3bedroom/2bth with lots of


updates including, kitch w/ work station
island & skylight and huge screened
porch great for entertaining. Priced
right! 239,900
STETSON DISTRICT
725 Freemont Street
2bdrm/lba with attch. Garage.
Ceramic tile fls. Newer CH/A, roof &
more Priced to sell 169,900
6137 9th Avenue South
Home + income 3bdrm/2ba masonry
home w/terrazzo fls. Plus 1 bdrm/ 1 ba
apt. over 2 car garage. 285,000
CONDOS
Golden Sands 55+ complex
4902 31st Ave. # 111 Gulfport'
best kept secret! Ibdrm/lba water
view. 55+ complex 99,900
TOWN SHORES 55+ COMPLEX
Hai2ton House 5960 30 Ave.
S. #402 Deluxe 2bdrm/2ba with
Marina views. Completely furnished
and updated to incl. storm shutters
Move right in! 224,900
Dover Bldg. 3114 59th St. S
#214 Beautiful marina views
2bdrm/2ba corner unit Dover Newer
Appliances & CH/A Spectacular views
of Town Shores Marina. pets allowed.
209.000


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Mega-Millon
Dollar Pfoaurer
Broker/Assoclat, i
SVie President

127-433-3610
Buckingham 6060 Shore Blvd.
#512 Waterfront West corner unit
with spectacular water views Wrap *
around balcony, storm shutters. Washer
& dryer in unit. Under bldg. parking.
Boat slips available. Unbelievable
sunsets! New Price 359,000
Diplomat -5890 Shore Blvd. #209
Waterfront
Can't beat this open water view of Boca
Ciega Bay! lbdrm/1.Sba, 1170 HTD Sq
ft. Updated Kitch. Ceramic tile. Move
right in and enjoy waterfront living at
it's best! Can't beat the price!
187,500
ST. PETERSBURG
5029 Burlington Ave. Oak Ridge
Sub -Beauty
2bdrm/lba masonry w/ newer kitch &
tile throughout. Den could be office or
3rd bedrm. Great back porch and
delightful garden. 239,000

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4715 Bay St. NE #228 Gab# 1711,St.
Petersburg. Your Own Special Haven!!! $99,500 Well maintained
IBr/1Ba unit in 55+ community. Extra large corner unit known as
a convertible which could be made into 2 bedrooms.
2722 3rd Ave. N. Gab# 7748, St. Petersburg.
Help Stop Foreclosure!!! $209,900. Old fashioned Historic
Kenwood Bungalow. 2Br/2Ba on a lot and a half with plenty of
room to build on! BRING ALL OFFERS. HELP STOP
FORECLOSURE. This is a great property.
1948 Michigan Ave. NE Gab# 2389, St.
Petersburg Brilliant Single-level!!! $599,900. Pristine
3Br/2Ba on salt water canal. 10,0001b boat lift and davits for a
large boat. This is a must see! Won't last! Too many upgrades to
mention. Must see.
115 29th St. N. #213 Gab# 8136, St.
Petersburg. Exciting Two.story!!! $299,000. Zoned UVI
For Office. This 3Br/2Ba beautiful two-story home completely
remodeled w/brand new kitchen with granite countertops; new
stainless steel appliances, new kitchen cabintes.
1009 Cresent Lake Dr. NE. Gab# 9875, Si.
Petersburg BrJnd Nc," H.me'!! 2n'r., c. Fi,, r,,tlrl,'
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521 Pinellas Bayway S. #202 #213 Gab#
7691, Tierra Verde. Pristine Townhouse!!! $399,900.
Three Story Townhouse with hardwood + tile throughout 2140
sq ft 2-3 floors, tri.level. 2 Car garage attached.
Complex is minutes from Fort DeSoto Park.
Beautiful. Don't miss it.










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1-3PM
4715 Bay St. N.E. Unit 228


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5202 11th Ave. So.
3Br/2Ba Corner Lot 1250 sqft.
New Roof + Appliances C/H/A Newly Remodeled
except floors, you can pick your own flooring or
carpeting. Great investment at $139,000.
All offers considered.

FSBO 727-501-4151




Preconstruction Prices
Hurricane Resistant Energy Efficient
2300 sq. ft. Under roof 1680 Heated
Under $300,000
625- Folsom St. S. 251-0504
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SENSATIONAL SUNSETS-2BR/2BA Water-
front Condo with Amazing View. Active 55+
Community, Clubhouse, Docks, Heated Pools,
Tennis Courts, Walking Distance to Pa'rk w/
Beach. Offered at $255,000. 5980 Shore Blvd.
So. on 9th Floor Diplomat Bldg. Colleen Fee-
ley Hanko at 727-459-5001. RE/MAX Actipn,,
First.


$40,000 below appraisal! Remodeled
2Br/1Bath on lot and 1/2 with inground.
pool. And beautiful kitchen with all new
stainless appliances!!
Fenced shed Must Sell!
100% financing available to qualified
buyer. Won't Last! Buy while interest rates
are low. Non flood area!! No Reasonable
offer refused...Principals only...
Contact Steve 418-6838
or Stephanie 417-6119
Asking $169,900
5016 23rd Ave. South


5211 Gulfport Blvd.
(727) 321-2121
Fax: 727-864-4386
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OPEN SUN 1-4 Town Shores 55+ Condo, 2850 59th St S #405, Kenmore Bldg, 2 Br, 2Ba light & bright unit w/ceramic tile in kitchen,
baths, Florida room, well maintained, newer CHA, secured lobby, carport steps away and all that quaint Gulfport has to offer! REDUCED
$149,900
Gulfport Home Sweet Home, 3 Br, 1 Ba, 1 Car Gar, block home w/eat-in kitchen, cove ceilings, built-ins, den, screened-in breezy porch,
newer roof, appliances, nice lot w/alley access, well-loved $189,900
Stetson Area Charming Bungalow, 2 Br, wood floors, formal dining, large fenced yard, attached garage/built-out game room, breakfast
nook, fenced bkyd, exc cond...$189,900
GULFPORT ART VILLAGE BARGAIN!!! Steps to Beach on charming brick street 2 Br, 1.5 Ba, FL room, carport, block bungalow w/alley
access, new kitchen, charming, ez care terrazzo floors, MOVE-IN READY! Reduced to $180,000!!
Qulfport Art District Tri-Plex, 2 Br, 1 Ba home + detached two 1Br apartments ,very well loved on large lot (plenty of room for a pool!)
w/alley access Reduced to $264,900
Tropical Paradise in Pasadena-- 3 Br, 2 Ba, 2 + Car Gar. Lakefront & surrounded by tree canopy for wonderful private & serene living.
Newer CHA & windows; fireplace, block...a TRUE bargain at $224,900
Investment Tiiplex across street from Stetson College, 3Br, 1.5 Ba, block home + studio + detached 2-story 2+Br, 2 Ba! Excellent
opp'ty at $299,900!
"The Little Yellow Cottage By the Bay" Mixed Use, Gulfport 3Br, 2 Ba, split plan, hdwood floors, fireplace, Ige screened porch, adorable
bungalow on large,lush lot w/alley access-home + office? Art studio?.. $279,900
3744 2nd Ave N. St Pete, 2 bedrooms with bonus room and 1.5 baths. Attached 1 car garage, large backyard with new privacy fence with
dbl gate from alley. Beautiful hardwood floors and lots of windows. Roof & appliances only 3 years new. Must see ready to move in!!!!


WHAT A VIEW!- 2BR/2BA Waterfront Condo
on Sunshine Skyway Lane. Completely Up-
dated & Furnished 8th Floor Unit w/Screened
Balconies. No Age Limits & Pets Allowed. Of-
fered at $359,500. Colleen Feeley Hanko, RE/
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GARDEN COTTAGE
In Gulfport Art District. 5227 25th Ave. So.
$159K. Look online for pictures and details.
www.FloridaRentalsAndSales.com or call
727-323-7268.


1940 S. 47th $99,900 Great Starter
Property! St. Petersburg. Imagine the
comfortability of this sociable 2/1.
4310 1st Ave. S. $129,90- Time To Move
Up!!! St. PetPi e In easy-going

future in this erviing 3/1.
'5131 14th Ave. S. $149,000 Budget-smart!!
Gulfport. Enjoy this cute and clean 3/1 for
the first time home CHA buyer!!!
217 54th St. S. $159,000 Invitingly
Hospitable!!! St. Petersburg. This 2/1 is a
terrific masonry home with a huge lot!!!
1708 54th St. S. $185,000 Win Both Value
& Comfort!!! Gulfport. Warmly welcoming
2/2 single-level home. Room to grow!!!
2450 2nd Ave. $260,000 Meet A Very
Hospitable Home!!! St. Petersburg. Enjoy
life in the newly updated 2/1.5 ba.,
craftsman style home!!!
1827 23rd Ave. $260,000 Big-space
Bonanza! St. Petersburg. Superlativie touches
in this very 4Br/2Ba special home with less
than 152, per sq. ft.
5210 17th Ave. S. $174,900 Here's A Prize
Duplex!!! Gulfport. This 1Br/lBa 2 Unit easy
care duplex at a modest price.


KELLER
WILLIAMS


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Catherine Bostian I RealtorsI Karen Eisenbrei
727-415-6646 CREDENTIAL 727-434-8774
6331 11th Ave. S. WOW a Mediterranean 3/4 bed plus study, over 2900 sq. ft. of remodeled
home. New kitchen, new baths, all original floors now look brand new. This is a must see $425,000
S 551 53rd St. Cute Bungalow totally remodeled 2/1 home. Great for student or 1st time buyer,
centrally located near downtown & beaches. $129,900
5943 Bay Dr., Beautiful 3400+ sq, ft., 4bed/3.5ba plus study home has it all, large backyard,
pool, granite kitchen, hardwood floors all in the gated community of Pasadena Yacht and Country
Club. $955,000
2642 Miriam St., An Artistic Gulfport home only a block from the marina, this 2bed/2ba plus
study with a very large updated kitchen has a great feel. Fruit trees in the backyard and a deck for
S you to enjoy grilling on. $269,000
S 1025 San Carlos, 2bed/2ba villa with over 1300 sq. ft. is located in the gated community of Caya
Costa. You can come enjoy the water view on your large tiled lanai or relax in your large master
suite. Great Price $290,000
7050 Sunset Blvd. #1512, Fantastic views of the Gulf of Mexico and Intercoastal, remodeled
Z lbed/1.5ba, all the amenities pool, fitness, game room, sauna. $310,000
6080 80th St. #214, This bright & beautiful 2bed/2ba is located in a 55+ comm. This unit is a
corner unit & has a wonderful balcony over looking water. Very clean $169,000 Make offer.
LOTS FOR SALE Pasadena Yacht & Country Club starting at $265,000'
CALL KAREN EISENBREI FOR MORE INFO 727-434-8774

S3808 4th Ave. N. Charming 2/1 on brick street Nothing left to do but move in: new roof, a/c,
water heater, kitchen, bath. Fenced yard and alley access. $199,900
6911 10th Ave. N. Beautifully maintained 3/2 block home; split plan; fenced yard,close to
shopping, Pinellas Trail. New kitchen, baths, nearly 1700 sf; No flood/no evac! $299,900
301 29th Ave. N., Near downtown and 1-275. Gleaming hardwood floors; large, backyard with
huge deck for entertaining. 3/2 or one BR could be used for office/den; inside laundry.
$238,000
1510/1512 1st St. IRB, vacant land to build your dream home! 1 blk from Gulf Blvd., Beach
access via county park. Close to shopping and restaurants. Lots zoned duplex. $324,900 each.
8176 Eagles Park Dr., Gorgeous 3/2.5/2+ car garage townhome in NW St. Pete. 1900+ sf of
living space; tons of closet space. Convenient location close to shopping and beaches. $264,900
5214 Gulfport Blvd. S., Full commercial site with great frontage. ADA accessible parking;
many commercial options available. Oversized lot $324,900
86 Plumosa Drive, Largo, 2300+sf, huge pool-sized backyard; large family room; master suite
with bonus room with private jacuzzi. $249,900

CALL CATHERINE BOSTIAN FOR MORE INFO 727-415-6646


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NEAR THE BEACH- 2BR & Den plus Fam-
ily Room. Tiled Throughout. New Windows,
Updated Kitchen. Pasadena Area. REALTY
EXECUTIVES, Shara, 727-452-8818.
PASADENA COVE- Condo's 1 & 2BR Wa-
terviews Starting at $195,900. Furnished or
Not, Pool, Marina, Clubhouse, Walk to Stores,
Restaurant, Public Transportation. Call Frank
Plunkett, J.M.C. REALTY, 727-410-5207.
WATERFRONT CONDO-2BR/2BA, Bay Is-
land, All Amenities. Ready to Move in. Owner
wants Sale $199,900. Call A.J. Audet 727-
542-2542 F.C. TUCKER/GULF BEACHES
727-363-1900.
TOTALLY RENOVATED-Interior & Exterior,
2BR/1BA, Upgraded Electric, New CHA & Hot
Water Heater, New Deck, Large Back Yard,
$159,900. 727-460-0114, 727-421-2824.
ST. PETE-3500 3rd Ave. No., 2BR/1BA/1CG,
1 Carport, CHA, Priced for Quick Sale.
$129,900. Call 239-218-3177.
GULFPORT GREAT FAMILY HOME- 3/2,
$149,900. All the charm of a 1920's bungalow
with a 2004 master suite addition. Wheelchair
accessible. Flood Insurance not required.
KELLER WILLIAMS GULFCOAST REALTY,
727-804-3001.
CONDO NEWLY REMODELED- Spacious
2BR/2BA, Close to Shopping, Beaches, Pinel-
las Trail. Priced to Sell. $115,000. FUTURE
HOME REALTY, Barb Allen, 727-481-8891.

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ST. PETE BEACH-3BR/2BA/2CG, Pool Home.
Every Room Opens to Pool. Total Renova-
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CENTURY 21 Danny Galuski 727-692-7355.
2+ ACRES- Mature Trees. Sunny 2 level
House, Horses Ok. $175,000 Gary 813-785-
7960 Gordon & Assoc. Realty.
SPACIOUS UPDATED 3/2/1- w/Huge Bonus
Room. Over 2300 SF. Great Value at $239,900
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S5127 62nd St. No. 727-327-0603.
TYRONE AREA $195,000- 3BR1.5BA/1CG,
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OPEN HOUSE SUN. 2-4 LANCASTER #509 IBr
deluxe, completely remodeled kitchen w/breakfast bar,
crown molding, many upgrades, furniture included,
fantastic waterview, covered parking, next to club house
and pool. Move in ready. $162,500
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remodeled breathtaking tile throughout. Split floor plan
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IVANHOE #308 lBr/lBa d hed, beautiful
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waterview from this top floor unit. This room is large
enough for a 2nd Bedroom or office. Beautiful new
kitchen & bath. Newer windows covered parking.
$169,900
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lighting. Freshly painted throughout including
ceilings. Pretty park like setting with pool. Patio
allowed. Just adorable bright & cheery. Came see &
compare. Don't miss this one! $142,000
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both bathrooms, hallway & entrance. Immaculately
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$139,900
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bathroom. Triple crown molding throughout. Across
from the beach $149,000
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HOME WARRANTY, Marina
View, pets allowed. $145,000
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& both bathrooms have also
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EMPLOYMENT
(727) 3214965 fax (727) 327.7830


HAIR SALON FOR SALE-4 Wet Stations, 2
Dry, 7 Dryers, Great Location, Secure Office
Building with Plenty of Parking. Pasadena
Area. $20,000 727-432-0479 or 727-545-1461
Leave Message.
BOOTH RENTAL-In Hair Salon $150/wk 739
49th St. N. 727-321-1700.


PART TIME MANAGER-for South Pinellas
Self-Storage Business. Leasing & Cleaning.
Good People Skills with some Computer Skills
Required. Retail Experience a Plus. E-mail to:
thestoragehouse@verizon.net or Fax 727-
327-1368.
MAINTENANCE- Outside, plumbing, electri-
cal required. Large condo complex, St. Pete
Beach area. Full time, Monday-Friday. 7:30a.
m. 3:30p.m. Background check & drug test
required. Call 727-360-2751.
CLEANING PEOPLE-Needed for House-
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Good Pay. Driver's License a Plus but not
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Great Benefits. Call 727-327-7010.
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Work Hours. Friendly Atmosphere. Call Tom,
727-327-3500.
RECREATION LEADER- City of Gulfport.
Summer seasonal full-time positions available
from May 29th thru August 10th. Experience
in education, physical education or childcare
preferred. Knowledge of recreational activi-
ties including games, arts & crafts and sports.
Minimum qualifications include high school di-
ploma or equivalency. Entry $9.860/hr. Back-
grounds, drug screening and physical will be
conducted. Positions open until filled. Appli-
cations accepted at the Gulfport Recreation
Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. So. or City Hall,
2401 53rd St. So., E.O.E.
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TELEMARKETERS Established Company
Seeking Highly Motivated and Experienced
Fronters and Closers. High Pay & Bonuses.
Serious Inquiries Only, 727-895-8388.

Custodian
Stetson University College of Law
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req'd. Ability to lift up to 50 Ibs. HS
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JAY'S FABRIC CENTER- Still Looking for 1
Sales Associate and 1 Stock Person. Call 727-
381-6600, Ask for Cindi.
WINDOW CLEANERS NEEDED For Wind-
wo Cleaning Business. 743-0701.
COOK FOR ALF WEEKENDS-12 Hours per
Day. 24 Hours per week. Apply in person to Ira
M-- 10am-lpm. Green Bench ALF 601 49th
St. N. St. Pete.
PART TIME ASSISTANT MANAGER- Need-
ed For South Pasadena Storage Facility. Cus-
tomer Service and Computer Skills. Fax Re-
sume 813-929-3707. DFWP.
OPPORTUNITY!-Apartment Including Utilities
is Part of the Package. Storage Unit Facility
Need's husband/wife Team to Rent Storage
Units and Perform Basic management/main-
tenance. Call Lew at 727-543-5713.
HOUSEKEEPER FOR BEACH-Resort. 111
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$d 180 & UP
Paid For Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. Title or Not.
727-458-7710.
$180.00 AND UP CASH Paid for Junk Au-
tos, Free Removal. 7 Days a Week, 727-458-
3721
1992 HARLEY SPORT-New 1420 Engine.'
Must See, New Components $8000. obo' In-
dian 727-434-3116.
1996 ACCURA RL- Pearl White, Sunroof,,
Dealer Maintained. One Owner, Good Condi-'
tion. $5000 o.b.o. 727-345-8012.
2001 OLDSMOBILE ALERO-Good Shape,
Runs Well, Power Everything, Tinted Win-
dows 139,000 miles $3895 obo 727-549-2053
or 727-418-2956.
2005 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5 XS- '05
Consumer Report Rated THIS ONE as THE
Safest and Best Handling Small SUV. Lots
of Room and Confort, Holds its Valie, Sell for
Under Blue Book. Auto, AWD, 30,100 Miles.
22-28 MPG, Black, Tan Interior, 4 New Tires,
Premium Sound, 6 CD, Heated Seats, Roof,
Rack & More. Very Will Maintained, Still Under
Warranty. $17,000 o.b.o. Call Janis, 727-418-
8972.
WE BUY CARS- Running or Not. Cash Paid.
328-8004


7PC BEDROOM SET- Natural Wood. Mat-
tress & Box Spring. Sofa & Love Seat, Light
Color. All Like New. P.S. Other Misc. Furniture
& Appliances. 460-7153.
STAINLESS STEEL-Side by Side Refrig-
erator, Dishwasher, Microwave, Range, and
Stove, $3000 O.B.O.
CONFERENCE TABLE-48"x96" with 8 Stack-
able Chairs. $400 obo 727-543-1949.
ANTIQUE DINING TABLE-Hanging Lamp,
Iron Sewing Machine Stand, And So Forth.
Fri/Sat/Sun Call 727-360-9383. 257 43rd Ave,
St. Pete Beach
WHITE WHIRLPOOL GLASS-Top Stove.
White Kenmore Dishwasher. White with Oak
Top Farm Table (4 chairs) and Matching Mi-
crowave Cart. Black Lacquer King Size Bed
with Lighted Headboard and 2 Dressers (no
mattress). Almond Refrigerator. All priced to
Sell. Remodeling and they must go! Possible
Delivery Available 727-319-0925 or 727-798-
3824.
REFRIGERATOR-Great ConditionI Sears
Galaxy $100 obo (white) 727-773-6003
OFFICE FURNITURE & SUPPLIES- Desk,
Credenza, Small File Cabinets, & Chairs. 347-
3424.
OFFICE COPIER-Minolta Di350. New $11,000
/ Used $2500 Now $500 obo 727-580-1573.
PUT YOUR AD HERE- Starting at $8 per is-
sue. Call 321-6965.


FOR SALE AT- Gulfpgrt's Springfest. Sat-
urday April 28th, Beach Blvd. One of a Kind
Gemstone Jewelry. Necklaces, Bracelets
& Earrings, All Half Pricel Beaders Delight!
Gemstone Strands Way Below Cost and Dis-
play Stands, too! Remember Mother's Day!
POWER WHEELCHAIR-Jet 3 Ultra..Excellent
Condition. New Batteries. $1000. 727-384-
8177.


The following vehicle will be
sold at public auction at
Chau's Auto Repair
5690 28th St. N,
St. Petersburg, FL 33714
Commencing at
9:00am on 5-18-07
77 GMC V# TCL247Z519191

FREE $100 GIFT
Discount Dental, Prescription, Chiropractic,
Vision, Hearing, Physicians, Specialists, An-
cillary and Hospital Advocacy. Save Money -
Make Money- Free Gift. www.
DeliveringOnThePromise.com/11002460.
727-867-1975.
THE BOOKLADY SAYS-Dictionaries! Cross-
word, Scrabble, Spanish, Medical, etc. Small
Adventures Bookshop, 3107 Beach Blvd. 727-
347-8732. Closed Sunday & Monday.
JET JOINTER- 6" Wide. Fence Lenght 29"
Bed Length 46". $150. Craftsman 13" Planer.
2/5HP. $75. Call Tom 825-3773.
GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For
Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Water-
front Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for
Info and Dates. 321-5717.
NAVIGATOR POWER WHEELCHAIR- with
Car Lift. $1000. 727-360-8870.
OTHER WORLDS
METAPHYSICAL SHOP
10 Years in Area. Jewelry, Books, Incense,
Drums, Harps, Flutes, Bagpipes, Sitars &
More. Tuesday-Saturday, 10-6,722 Pasadena
Ave. So., 345-2800.
www.theotherworlds.com
"YOU MIGHT BE A REDNECK"- If you un-
covered a car when you mowed your lawn.
For cash for cars, trucks, etc. Running title or
not. Call Jeff, 727-599-1663.
LACE TABLECLOTHS- Most Sizes. $20 and
Up. 727-347-5470.


FITNESS FLYER- Includes Video. $150. 343-
1005.


CAPTION 100 TON MASTER- Offers Deliv-
eries, Instructions, and Towing. Reasonable
Rates. Call Capt. Steve, 941-920-3004.
KAYAK CANOE CARTS- Knobby Tires, Full
Axle, New. $80.00 727-656-3731
1995 AQUA SPORT- 20 Ft., Center Console,
150 Johnson, Trailer, Great Condition. $7500
o.b.o. 422-2921.
CARVER 29FT. DOUBLE-Station Cabin
Cruiser. Twin Chevy Motors, Runs Great!
All Electronics Ready for Fishing or Travel
$15,000 727-322-1849.


FISHING TACKLE WANTED- Reels, Rods,
Tackle Boxes. New, Used or Antique. Call
Captain Jim 727-460-9352


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5920 19TH AVE.S.-Sat. 7-5pm. Lots of Misc.
Something for Everyone!
BIG BIG YARD SALE- Sat. 4/28, 9-5p.m.
1801 Melrose Ave. So. Dishes, Clothes,
Shoes, Tools, Ceramics, Much More! Good
Stuff, Cheap. Foot Stool & Pillow, $15.
918 59TH ST. SO.- Sat. 4/28, 9a.m.- 5p.m.
Early Birds Friday 1-4p.m. Moving Sale, Lots
of Stuff.
5402 31ST AVE.. SO.-4/28, 8:30-1:00. Lots of
Good Stuff!
HUGE FAMILY GARAGE SALE- Sat. 8a.m.-
4p.m. 4726 Emerson Ave. So. Out of the
Garage & Alley. 727-475-0259.
COMMUNITY SALE Victory Estates Mo-
bile Home Park, Sat. only. 6950 46th Ave. N.
8a.m. till ? Drive through the Park and Have
Fun Shopping! Watch for Signs.
3108 DUPONT ST. SO. Sat. 9-2p.m. Nice
Stuff, Roadmaster Tow Bar, 33 1/3 Vinyl Re-
cords, Framed Art, Small Refrigerator, Furni-
ture & More.
5849 27TH AVE. S.-Sat. 8-12. Household,
Yard & Children's Items. Misc. Furniture.
MOVING SALE- Everything Must Go! 680
45th St. So. Saturday 4/28 8a.m. 1p.m.
6101 3RD AVE. SO. ST. PETERSBURG-
Furniture, Kitchenware, Paver Blocks, Toys,
Clothes & Much More! Sat. 9-2p.m.
MOVING SALE- Furniture, Construction
Tools/Materials. Complete House. 5814 20th
Ave. So. Sat. & Sun. 8-?
ALLEY SALE- Sat. & Sun. 8am ? 6315 10th
Ave. S. Gulfport
CLEARVIEW OAKS/PARADISE- Rummage
Sale 4000 58th St. N. Friday, 4/27 8am-2pm,
Saturday, 4/28 8am-12noon.






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Sat, Apr 28,8-3,30+ homes in Patrician Point,
Waterway Estates and Ponderosa Shores. 40th
Ave NE & Shore Acres or 62nd Ave NE & Ba ou
Grande then follow the garage sale signs.
Sponsored by
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