No. 2215 July 21July 27, 2011 St. Pete Beach Works Towards Traditional Neighborhoods By Cathy Salustri St. Pete Beach, meet New Urbanism. If youve never heard the word, youve probably seen at least one New Urban ist town. New Urbanist, or traditional, neighborhoods include places like Sea man Show), Disneys Celebration, and New Urbanism includes pedestrianfriendly roads and paths, environ mentally-minded building codes, and historic preservation. New Urbanist neighborhoods also emphasize a vari ety of kinds of housing and job opportu For a city characterized by beachfront hotels and one major road, the idea of New Urbanism walkable commu nities that offer a variety of types of places to live and work may seem a far off dream, but with the citys zon ing changes, senior planner Catherine Hartley says St. Pete Beach is one step closer. See More, page 36 Resident Group Tires of Waiting for City, Moves Ahead Gulfport Neighbors will focus on quality of life issues in Gulfport By Cathy Salustri Gulfport resident Doug Hudson is tired of the trash. So are some of his friends and neighbors. He, along with oth ers, took reporters, council members, and residents on trash tours to point out blighted, forgotten and neglected areas of the city. He raised issues on Facebook about the amount of cigarette butts and litter on the beach. Others like him read his posts and re sponded. See Good Neighbors, page 7 St. Pete Beach Commissioner Faces Ethics Charges Next Week, Claims Harassment Commissioner Garnett calls the charge harassment By Cathy Salustri Although an advocate for the state ethics commission said she found no probable cause that St. Pete Beach Commissioner Bev Garnett broke Florida law by accepting a gift from a lobbyist, the commissioner will attend her week. Commissioner Bev Garnett agreed to talk to the Gabber when asked about the allegations put forth by former commissioner Harry Metz. Before announcing her candidacy in 2008, Garnett says she volunteered with Save Our Little Village (SOLV), See Garnett, page 10 Pete Beach Commissioner Bev Garnett Christmas in July By Melissa Lattman Santas elves are busy getting ready Gabber visited Santas southern operation in St. Petersburg. At the Shop volunteers were sorting, toys. Since 1921 the all volunteer toys shop has helped thousands of families. Just last year 2,400 children received toys through the See Elves, page 31 Elves Dan and Lianna in the electrical department where they x and make everything that moves, sings and dances. VerticalA volunteer sorts repaired dolls.
2 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 3rd Annual Sizzlin Summer: Taste of the Beaches of Commerce will be host its 3rd Beaches celebration at the St. Pete Beach Community Center (7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach, FL) on of this summer bash include live and over 20 restaurants, dancing, live music, beer, wine and much more! to attend is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. You must reg Chamber of Commerce by contact ing Amanda Page, 727-360-6957 or Attention 49th Street Merchants Please join the 49th Street South Business Association for their annual SoSocial, a community networking event Friday, July 22nd from 1411 49th Street S., Gulfport. Light refreshments and beverages will be provided. Come on by, meet and greet your fellow merchants in the So49 neighborhood. So49 seeks to unite, enhance, and promote the 49th Street South business corridor and embedded residential communities. Using sustainable strategies, they seek to achieve a district regionally recognized for vibrancy, special goods and services, safety and entrepreneurial opportunity. more about So49 please visit www. So49.org. Help Clean up Gulfport Beach Please join your Gulfport friends and neighbors in a Beach Clean-up this Saturday, July 23rd, from 8-11 a.m. litter on the beach and around the pavilions. Meet at the beach pavilion just west of the restrooms. Please bring your gloves and sunscreen. provided. Voluneer Ofce Help Needed Assistant at the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas,Inc., 9887 4th Street, N., Suite 100, in St. Petersburg. Interested parties may call 727-570
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4 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Gulfport Charter Amendments Approved on Second Reading to discuss changes to the city charter, make the following changes to the city charter: *Council members will no longer run the risk of losing their seat for missing portions of meetings. public accountant; previous language indicated the accountant should only *In the event that the city needs an acting city manager, public safety directly to the city manager, not administrative services. *Candidates for city council must meet a one-year residency requirement in their ward. petitions for candidacy that have more than the required number of signatures. all legally pertinent city documents, documents. *Council changed language about property, or property used for a city hall, or parks. charter to eliminate redundancies and Gulfport to Provide Student Resource Ofcers council meeting, the council voted unanimously to fund student resource SROs last year and received almost $75,000 from the school board. In return, Gulfport provides two SROs for the high school.
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6 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Sales to Support Summer Kids Program Get your Saturday Night Chill at the hottest place in Gulfport on Saturday, July 23, from 8-10 p.m. When you buy a hand blown drinking vessel or bowl at this Industrial Arts Center fundraiser, get free ice cream served with a mini cupcake from Gulfport baker Heart Made Sweets. Glasses and bowls made at the nonbe on sale from $20 to $50. If you still purchase a sundae for $5 or a cone for $2.50. Available ice cream amenities will include chocolate syrup, whipped cream, nuts, fruit and sprinkles. supports the Industrial Arts Centers week of Reality Glass Blowing Boot Camp is scheduled for August 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A few seats are still available for this week-long camp that gives kids a real hot shop located at 2902A Beach Boulevard S., Gulfport. For information, visit the IAC online at www. IndustrialArtsCenter.org or call 727289-9365. Corey Sunset Celebration Come visit Corey Sunset Celebration on Friday, July 22 from 6-10 p.m. Corey Avenue is the heart of downtown St. Pete Beach, the Sunset Capital of Florida! Come and discover the unique stores, specialty shops, the theater, the wonderful restaurants, art galleries, clothing stores, imaginative gift shops, craft and hobby shopping, beachwear shops, and more. Visit this shopping paradise by car or trolleyyoull be delighted that you did! Corey Sunset Celebration is hosted by the Corey Area Business Association (CABA) and takes place on the second and fourth Friday of every month, year round. For more information on CABA please go to www.CoreyAve.com. For more information on Corey Sunset Celebration or to become a vendor or performing artist, please call 727322-5217. Vendor applications can be downloaded at www.SIKPromotions. com/VendorInfo/Sunset Celebration.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 7 Good Neighbors, from front page Soon there was a network of folks who wanted to clean up the city. An other group of citizens with similar concerns got in touch and asked him to join a group, still in the founding stages, focusing on city improve ments driven by citizen concern. Gulfport Neighbors, because the group will focus on Gulfport neigh bors helping neighbors, Hudson says. ing up the beach. Although the city rakes the sand twice weekly, ciga rette butts and litter remain in the grass. In addition, if you walk the beach from the Casino the Rec Cen ter, you see benches that are falling down, you see bocce courts that have had no preventive maintenance, Hudson, who has posted photos on the Gabbers Facebook page, says. We thought it would be a quick, very noticeable improvement to our greatest asset in the city, he says. I think its overlooked; I think we should get it cleaned up and do ev erything we can to help the city keep it cleaned up. Were willing to work with the city; whatever they need us to do to keep it clean up. He adds that what the city does doesnt go far enough. Usually when we bring something to the city, they jump right on it, but to change the way we do things, he says. What has allowed this to hap pen has go to change. What were do ing is not working. Were happy to see this group coming forward, city manager Jim OReilly said. Hudson says hes en couraged by the citys enthusiasm Park Supervisor Bob Williams of fered to loan the group ice chests. Local businesses who also have of fered to help out with donations of ice and gloves. Gulfport Neighbors will have other projects in the future. What we are really hoping to do with this is to get people to see were about making some positive chang es in Gulfport, Hudson says. Its a got a strong arts contingent. Anyone can join Gulfport Neigh bors for Saturdays beach cleanup. ion west of the restrooms at 8 a.m.; please bring sunscreen, hat, and, if possible, gloves. Gulfport Neighbors will provide cold water and trash bags. Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@theGabber.com
8 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Benet Bowling Tournament Squ 125 is hosting the 2nd annual bowling tournament in memory of their lost dear member and friend, Pasadena Avenue S. For all who knew Donny, they certainly realize what a great loss this was not only as a friend, but also as a never-ending worker for charitable causes. Proceeds from this event will be shared (50% Hospice, 50% various other S.A.L. charities). You can help by donating prizes to be awarded to the bowlers (dinners to restaurants, tournament, or by lane sponsorship ($20 each), no limited 1, 2, 5, 10, +++. Revenue from lane sponsorship is 100% bottom line income for charity. Call Ron at 727-686-8695 or Bill at 727-384-6293. Sea Oats Planting in Treasure Island beachfront in Sunset Beach is scheduled for a sea oats planting on Saturday, July 23rd, says Committee chair Dennis Velasco. Vista Park at Gulf Boulevard and West Gulf Boulevard. Weve got a couple thousand of the small sea oats seedlings to plant. It shouldnt take too long, said Velasco. A couple of thousand plants sound like a lot, but surprisingly, the why, in a couple of hours, a large tract of sea oats can be planted. We lay out the plants ahead of time in the places where we intend to create or repair sand dunes. All our volunteers have to do is take a sturdy metal pole, make a little hole in the sand and drop the plant in. He said people generally work in pairs, one on hole duty, the other making sure the plant is secure in the sand. Its not back-breaking work, he assures. Its really very social, too. Oh, and bring gloves. It is a perfect Saturday morning activity for civic associations, church groups, environmental organizations or just a bunch of friends looking to do some green work. Sea oats help stabilize sand and coastal erosion and protect the homes and businesses behind the dune area. Pinellas County Coastal Management provides the free sea oat seedlings. Meet Dennis in the 7-11 parking lot across from Sunset Vista Park for parking passes. For more information call him at 727-360-1901 or at 727418-1601.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 9 Adult Volleyball League Forming Shape the summer season learning the fundamentals of adult co-ed volleyball in a social, fun and safe environment. Register now at Wildwood Recreation Center, 1000 28th St. S., one of the citys premier sporting facilities. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. from July 28 through ten persons per team. Cost per team is $150 without shirts or $190 with shirts. For more information, call 893-7750. Weather Spotting Class In conjunction with the City Management, the National Weather Service is offering Weather Spotter training classes on July 21st at Auditorium, 120 108th Avenue. Basic training is from 7-8 p.m. and Advanced training is from 8-9 p.m. Call 727-547-4590. two free severe weather seminars for those who wish to participate in the National Weather Service (NWS) SKYWARN program. SKYWARN severe weather spotters are an integral part of the NWS severe weather warning program because they are the eyes and ears of the amateur radio operators, and the general public are all encouraged to attend. A person must be at least 18 years of training. However, families are encouraged to attend to learn how to protect themselves during times of severe weather. severe weather in our area, weather safety, thunderstorm formation, and training will feature a discussion on sea breeze fronts, lightning patterns, visualizing instability, and Service will issue a warning for only one or both of the following reasons; Doppler radar detects severe weather or SKYWARN spotters report severe weather.
10 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Garnett from front page a political action group that took an active interest in the citys comprehensive plan, including restrictions on building height and other development issues. On September 5, 2008, she announced she would run for St. Pete Beach commissioner against incumbent Harry Metz. On September 25, she, along with four other members of SOLV, SOLV, and the city of St. Pete Beach were all named in a lawsuit against the city. SOLVs attorney, Robert Lincoln, agreed to represent the SOLV volunteers in addition to SOLV, and that formed the basis for former commissioner Harry Metzs ethics complaint (Mr. Metz lost the race to Ms. Garnett in the 2009 election.) an ethics complaint against Garnett. In it he said that by accepting representation from Lincoln, Garnett accepted free legal services from a political action committee. Melody Hadley, an advocate for says she found no probable cause to believe Garnett violated Florida Statutes and accepted a gift from a lobbyist. During the investigation into the charges, SOLV president Lorraine Huhn said that the attorney received no separate payment for representing Garnett, which, Hadley says in her It appears SOLV... would have paid the same amount of legal fees whether [Garnett] was included in writes the legal services did not have a value attributable to Respondent. Metz says he will not. Garnett, now the citys vice mayor, calls the charge part of ongoing harassment and says thats the I want people to know about the, as far as Im concerned, harassing she says. She says she doesnt think shed have against Metz. She also says that the lawsuit was designed to intimidate me, to keep me from running. If this was harassment, Id have complaints because the city paid over $4,000 for attorneys fees to one of her relatives. lawsuit against Garnett for the same retained her son-in-law to defend her. came to over $4,000 before Metz dropped the civil suit. Ken Weiss represented Metz in the civil suit. I feel that the 4,000-plus dollars that her son-in-law is charging for attorneys fees ...is way out of line, for her [legal fees] when she was not in July, Metz stood before the commission again and told Garnett and Mayor McFarlin that they errors in their treasurers reports (for the last election.) Metz says that Garnett accepted food, tables and chairs from the Alden. Garnett maintains the tables and chairs were donated by a friend. Metz says that the vice mayors husband, Stan, contacted him the the tables and chairs. He says Mr. Garnett asked if he could forward the concerns to the state ethics commission to get their opinion. I was just trying to be nice an say theyre trying to draw it out. Garnett says the errors arent errors, that the tables and chairs came from a friend. She spoke with the Gabber and will have additional comments at: theGabber.com. Read Harry Metzs complaint at: the Gabber.com
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 11 Vet Clinic Offers Affordable Care Affordable spay/neuter and vet care is available at Pet Pal Vet Clinic and Animal Shelter. Services include low cost spay/neuter, vaccinations, more at reasonable prices. Clinic is located at 1900 34 Street S. in St. Petersburg. Hours of operation 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. and every other Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments are necessary. Call 727-328-SPAY (7729) or visit www. petpalanimalshelter.com. Time to Renew Your Tag? or renewing your Florida Animal Friend license plate. Proceeds from the plates provide public education neutering pets. Information about this program can be found on the
12 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special section Places of Worship Gateway Christians Clothing Giveaway Gateway Christian Centers giant clothing giveaway on Saturday, July address is 4355 Central Avenue with parking in back of the church. Please Donations will be accepted for all ages, men, women, teens, children and infants all clean, folded nicely or on hangers on Friday from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Call 727-327-0771. Shop Thrift, Boutique and Gift Shops Pasadena Community Church has three stores at one location (Pasa dena Avenue and Second Avenue S.) featuring clothing, household items, gifts, childrens clothes and furni from 9-12 Wednesday and Satur day. Gift store is open from 10-2 on Wednesday only.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 13 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special section Places of Worship Ice Cream Sundae and Jazz/Pops Concert St. Vincents Church, 5441 Ninth Avenue N. in St. Petersburg, is hosting an Ice Cream Sundae and Cool Jazz/Pops Concert on Sunday, July 31 at 3 p.m. Cost for the sundae and the jazz concert is a donation of $8 per person. players are Kevin Wilder and Mark Feinman. Austin has a Bachelors from the University of Utah and Masters degree in Jazz Performance from the Cincinnati Conservatory. Austin is adjunct professor of at 3 p.m. and the jazz concert begins at 4 p.m. Come and cool off with some ice cream; stay and cool off with some jazz! Call the church at 727-321-5086 or Paul Schrader, musician at 727488-2598. FBAO Workshop for Mental Health FBAO (Feeling Better About Ourselves) presents a special enhancing relationships and learning about codependency. Come and enjoy an uplifting and informative presentation on Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 4301 16th Street N in St. Petersburg (corner of Haines Road and 16th St. N.). A $5 charge includes materials. Call Les and Sandi Ambush at 727-822-3480 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
14 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Letters Many Thanks Dear Editor councilors Barbara Banno and David Hastings for their beyond the call of duty efforts to help me recover the prescription sunglasses I misplaced during Gulfports July 4th attention Barb and Dave devoted to my problem speaks volumes about their commitment to the city and its why my wife and I think Gulfport is such a cool community! GratefullyMichael J. Audino Go Slow with Code Enforcement Dear Editor : Gulfport should go slow on code enforcement. Gulfport has been a laid back city and should stay that way! What people keep in their backyard is their business. I was born in St. Pete and raised there, my wife was raised in Gulfport. We own the house I grew up in in St. Pete and the house my wife grew up in in Gulfport. St. Pete can be a pain in the neck with code enforcement, complaining about grass too high, a little bit of peeling paint, etc. I would hate to see Gulfport go the way of St. Pete. Jim and Barbara Wright No mention of a Sign Dear Editor : Last evening, Ms. Rosso, Chairperson of the WRAB, stated that the Boards agendas are posted prior to meetings and inferred that the public had been made aware of impending discussions relative to the Boards desire to put a new sign in Clymer Park. Ms. Rosso also stated that multiple attempts had been made to involve the Arts Community in the design of a sign for Clymer Park. After the meeting, I reviewed the on-line posted agendas as well as the is no indication in any of the agendas that there was to be a discussion is nothing in any of the meeting minutes, until March indicating about a sign for Clymer Park. All references were to the waterfront area, Beach Drive and the entryway. about requests going out to artists. last summer, it should be done but contest that was advertised was for a name and a logo for the waterfront for Clymer Park. What oversight does the City provide to the various boards to ensure that their activities, proposed meeting agendas and subsequent what is taking place? It appears that what Ms. Rosso indicated has taken place in the WRAB meetings is quite different than what was posted in the Boards meeting agendas as well as their subsequent minutes. deserve the communitys thanks for their efforts and those efforts should be documented accurately. Gulfports accurate information. M.Tober Audition for Foundation Follies Auditions for the Gulfport Senior Centers Foundation Follies will be held at the Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27 Avenue S., on Monday, July 25 at 1 p.m. Most needed are a man in his late 50s, a boy 15 or 16 and a boy 12 or 13 years of age. Foundation Follies, a show of skeches and blackouts, at the Hickman
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 15 Open 11 Am 10 PM 7 Days a W eek Oysters, Clams & Mussels Baby Back RibsCajun, BBQ, or Plain Giant Lobster T ails Gulfport Opts to Get State Loan Gulfport voted only to apply for the loan but did not specify an amount. Pension Board Reappointments to serve on the police Pension Board. members, pension board members member is appointed by a majority of pension board of trustees members. Luau at Gulfport Senior Center available at the Senior Center at 5501 27th Avenue S. in Wednesday, July 27 at 1:30pm. and includes refreshments, Hawaiian entertainment, Best Hawaiian Shirt Contest, Hula Contest, door prizes, opportunities drawings and more! at the door, if available. For more information, contact Sue at 727893-2237 or Cynthia at 727893-1231.
16 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 City of Gulfport offers VPK Division will be offering VPK (Voluntary Prekindergarten) during the 2011-2012 School Year. VPK is free for children who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. Parents must apply at Coordinated Child Care and the Program, which is for children who are between the ages of 3-5 and potty trained. Registration fees for residents and $100 for non residents. Both of these programs will start limited to 10 children each. Sign up now with either your voucher from Coordinated Child Care or your registration fee. Please call 727893-1068 for more details. Come out for A Collision of Art Wrecked, A Collision of Art is a social networking premiere created to bring together many facets of the art community for one night of pure together with local featured artists, topped off with some breath taking performance art and live music. It is sure to be a collision of inspiration and passion! In addition, proceeds for this event will go to Creative Clay, a local nonarts accessible for every interested regardless of age, gender, ability and/or race. Since 1995, Creative Clay has been providing local artists with developmental, physical and/or emotional disabilities an opportunity to pursue their passion for art making. S. in St. Petersburg. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call 727-895-6620 or visit www.wreckedink.com. Engraved Bricks for Dogs? Be a part of the new Memory Garden patio in the Gulfport Presbyterian church courtyard, 5313 27 Avenue S. Have brick pavers engraved in memory of relatives and other special people. How about pets, departed or still with us? in making the patio special. Brick spaces per paver is 12 characters/ spaces per line, 3 lines. Cost is $50 per paver. Pay by cash or check made out to Gulfport Presbyterian Church. submitting your order and you will receive a proof copy of the paver before it is engraved. or email to gulfportpc@tampabay. rr.com. For information, call Nancy any time at 321-6547, Lavon evenings at 866-3814 or Pastor Micki Robinson mornings at 321-8086.
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18 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 This Weeks Solution Music that Moves You Gulfports City of Imagination and the Brazilian band O Som Do Jazz partners to present Oba Oba Bossa Nova at the Catherine Hickman afternoon, July 24. O Som Do Jazz recaptures the grace, energy and spirit of 1960s Brazilian Bossa Nova & samba-jazz. Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson leads the 6-piece band through selections from international group also includes So Paulo keyboardist Regis, NYC drummer Mark, Columbian bassist Alejandro, Cuban guitarist Alfredo, Austin. For more information regarding O Som Do Jazz, please see www.osomdojazz.com. 27th Ave. S. in Gulfport. General admission is $10.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 19 The Gabs What ve albums would you bring to a desert island? Jeanie Cornell, Gulfport : Led Zeppelin III, Dark Side of the Moon, Dave Matthews Greatest Hits, Joni Mitchell and Lucinda Williams. Jodi Shingledecker, Gulfport : John Prine, John Prine, John Prine, John Prine and John Prine. John Anderson, Gulfport : Rolling Doobie Brothers and Van Morrison. Dino Dinardo, Gulfport : Jimmy Buffett, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Journey and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
20 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Willamette Valley Oregon State Modern winemaking in the Willamette Valley dates back 40 years with the genius of three UC Davis refugees who believed that Oregon was an ideal place to grow cool-climate varieties. Between 1965 and 1968, David Lett, Charles Valley despite negative rumblings from their Davis cohorts who told them it was that Oregon would one day become an important wine-growing region. Adelsheim, Ronald and Marjorie Vuylsteke, Richard and Nancy Ponzi, Joe and Pat Campbell, Susan and Bill Sokol Blosser and Myron Redford all planted vineyards advice, humor and encouragement, as they began writing history by producing Pinot noir in the 1979 Gault-Millau French Wine Olympiades and won top Pinot noir honors against Frances best labels, that the world started to take notice of Summer Reading for Grown-Ups By Melissa Lattman is not just for children and teens. Adults can join the fun at the St. Pete Beach Public Library through August review form and be entered for prize Destinations, involves traveling through books. Would you rather talk about books? traveling through the pages with 10:30 a.m. Would you rather travel through on August 23. Or travel to Cuba Would you rather write than themed essay contest sponsored by the Friends of the St. Pete Beach Public Library. Julys theme is My Reading a Book. For August its My be 300 words and will be judged on originality, adherence to the contest theme, vocabulary and style. For a complete list of county librarys participating in the Novel Destinations program go to: http:// www.pplc.us/adultreading2011. shtml.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 21 Its not your Mothers Square Dancing announce that their 2011 Mainstream Class for Beginners will launch on via the rear entrance at 3150 Fifth 7:30-9 p.m. and graduation occurs in January just in time for their yearly Flip the Flamingo Fly-in singles or couples are welcome. Dress is casual but be sure to wear $5 donation per person each week. In addition, prior to the Mainstream Class every week, the club offers Round Dancing lessons from 6:307:30 p.m. for an additional $2.50 donation per person. memvbership meets at the church third Sunday) throughout the year to dance what they consider to be contemporary square dancing with square dancing that typically comes to mind when one hears square dancing. Call 727-599-1440 for more information. Library is a Member of a Co-op you know the Gulfport Library is a member of the Pinellas Public Library the opportunity to receive books at the Gulfport library from any of the 15 members of the cooperative. Come Gulfport library is located at 5501 28th Avenue S. For information contact the library at 727-893-1074.
22 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Paws for Vets Fundraiser the Sons of American Legion, Post 158 Inc., an event featuring support for rehabilitation for veterans struggling community-based organization whose purpose is to provide dogs to be trained as psychiatric service dogs to aide in the rehabilitation of veterans therapy works to promote emotional healing. Please join them on August 7th at the St. Petersburg Lions Club located at 9300 W. Gulf Blvd. on Sunset BBQ entre and sides starting at 2 p.m. entertains from 3-7 p.m. entertains 7-9 p.m. drawing with donations to Lions Club House provided with donations to PFV Call 727 3676857 or visit http://www.stpetelionsclub.com/ beachhouse.html. Deadline Nears for HalfPrice Pool Passes at 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, is offering a sizzling summer deal for the month of July only. Starting Friday, July 1st all Family, Adult, Senior and Child yearly pool passes can be purchased for 50% off, a savings of over $250 on some memberships. Yearly pool passes make great gifts for Fathers Day or those recent grads. Give the gift of unlimited access to the pool, open seven days a week, and all of the summers awesome special events. Stop by the pool any day in July to purchase your discounted membership before this sizzling summer deal is gone! Call 363-9245 for more information.
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24 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 By Matthew Margolis Dont Dress Your Wolf in Grandmas Clothing confusion about what constitutes aggression. What are the signs? What does dog aggression look like? I spoke with a woman recently who said her dog is angry. How do you know hes angry, I asked. He growls and barks at other people and dogs, she said. Sounds aggressive to me. No, she said. Hes angry. What does aggression look like? It looks like anger. It looks like Cujo. It looks like bared teeth and frothing at the mouth. But it also looks like tension -straight tail, ears up, wide eyes, a stiffening of the body and face, a gradual lifting of the snout in response to direct eye contact. What does aggression sound like? It sounds like growling -anything from a low rumble to a threatening, lip-curling snarl. Barking can be a sign of aggression, too, although dogs use their bark to communicate in ways that have nothing to do with aggression. However, barking in tandem with any of the above is safe reader demonstrates the signs and progression of aggression left unchecked: We have a serious issue with our sweet girl, Suki. She shows severe fear aggression with certain people. It used to be a little low growl, which progressed to lunging with some backtracking. Now it is full-on, in-your-face snarling, barking and even jumping on or at certain people if we dont grab her in time. Suki does very well on walks, walking right by people and dogs, often looking at them but quickly ignoring them. Its only if they approach, stop and stare directly at her that she gets stressed out. She also frequently startles on walks and is often looking behind her even if no one is there. It is to the point that even my brother and father dont want us to bring her because she does this to them whenever they stand up or with them if they are seated and will even approach them, lick them and let them pet and play with her. But the second they stand up, she is in their face snarling and growling and not letting them go anywhere. Please help! about dog aggression is dont put a euphemism on it. Dont call it anger. Dont call it moodiness. Dont call it unpredictability. Call it what it is, and get professional help. Dogs dont grow out of aggression; they grow the rule. I believe theres a solution to most problems, including dog aggression. My philosophy has always been: Dont get rid of the dog; get rid of the problem. But dont just dress up your big bad wolf in grandmas clothing.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 25 Eat at the Gulfport Senior Center Senior Center Snack Bar Open 8 a.m. 4:00 p.m., Mon. thru Fri. Breakfast Sandwiches, Bagels & Danish Hot Dogs, Hot/Cold Sandwiches Pizza every Wednesday! Great prices! Daily Specials Noon Dining offered by Neighborly Care Network Hot Lunch Mon. thru Fri. Must be 60 or over. Call Christina at 344-2111 to register (5 day processing time) Meals on Wheels for Homebound Contact Pat Hazell at 5501 27 Avenue S. in Gulfport handsome fellow may look tough, but hes very a friendly, Ave. N. in Largo or call 727-586-3591. SPCA Pet of the Week be with people and share her sweet, calming disposition. She will do anything to please you, especially for a treat. Marcie would do best in a home with an individual or family familiar with the breed because of her size and strength. For more information about Marcie or her adoptable pals, contact Pet Pal Animal Shelter located at 405 22nd St. S., call 727-328-7738 or visit www.petpalanimalshelter.com. Pet Pal Animal Shelter
26 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Music at G ulfport Beach Pavilion for repair. Keep watching this space for further news. Any ques tions, call J at 727-688-3040. By Holiday Mathis CANCER (June 22-July 22). It is said that if you discipline children by speaking softly, you will be heard loud and clear. Use the same principle with you want to do with your time, and if around it all. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Growing up fast is sometimes the greatest defense against what Shakespeare outrageous fortune. In some ways, you grew up fast for just this reason. However, this week you will revisit the childhood version of yourself to it! VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You do not understand your own might. It goes beyond physical strength, mental acuity and emotional stretching through the dimensions than you know. So volunteer for the hard tasks. You have an inkling as to what you can do, but when you actually do it, you will be amazed. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Worry is not just a bad habit; its debilitating. When you worry, you start to see a negative version of your future. Since visualization really works, when you imagine the worst, it has an impact. You are also brilliant when it comes to conjuring up a positive result. come to pass. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Youre supposed to make a plan, and yet, for reasons unclear to you, youll resist. your inner wisdom at work suggesting that such plans are futile now. Hold your intention at the forefront of your ways. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). In order to learn, you need accurate feedback. It is not always so easy to know whose opinion is right, though. So listen to all the opinions, but dont will be like a sifter. A few days is inaccurate advice so that only the truth remains. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). A Chinese proverb says, A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. But its not until step 233 that you begin to feel like youre really going somewhere. For the better part of the week, youll be trying to create forces will compel you. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You adhere to the accepted rules of etiquette for your culture. You are also aware that other cultures have different rules. But when you are around those who seem to have no rules at all, you see the inherent and a teacher, bringing order and grace to an unruly environment. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You want everyone to feel at home you attend an event, you act more like a host than a guest, encouraging everyone to participate. When youre in a public place, you are sometimes more helpful than the staff. Your friendly attitude will bring you good fortune this week. ARIES old-school wisdom dictates that you should not trouble another person for what you can do yourself. However, you will not advance to your full potential while taking on every task yourself. Success depends on your ability to put your energy behind the most important tasks and delegate the less crucial work. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You will present yourself and your ideas in hopes of gaining support. Youve heard that youre not supposed to sell yourself short. Yet, if you oversell yourself, you run the risk of seeming where you stand, look into the pupils of your customers eyes. Stop when its sold. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It is naive to think that dramatic action will change a relationship now. in one direction has no choice but to snap back to its original position. is your advocate. Slowly and skillfully This Weeks Birthdays : A complicated relationship irons out time and feeling is right to bury old hatchets and come up with new, constructive and loving ways of broaden your intellectual horizons will enlarge your earning capacity. You will much prefer the work youll do once youve completed your training. Youll be in a position of seniority in November. Your accomplishments in December will be documented.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 27 Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society Society will present two summer jazz concerts. from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd. in Pinellas Park. Admission is $5. Call 727397-1875. from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd. in Pinellas Park. Admission is $5. Call 727397-1875. July Specials at SPCA LARGOSummer is here and the kennels and kitty cages at SPCA out these special adoption packages! Preview available adoptables at is $55 for adults and $65 for kittens less than one year. Specials include: 1. Free Over 3 All cats 3 years and older are free on Wednesdays. under 1 year Adopt one for $65, save a second life at no additional cost. Adopters must purchase a cardboard carrier or upgrade. For kitten special: one cardboard carrier for two is included. Upgrade option: get a plastic carrier for just $18.99. 3. All Month Long Adult cats (1 year +)) are going BOGO in July. Adopt one adult cat for $55 and adopt another at no additional charge. If you have room for one, you might have room for two. Adoption fee includes cardboard carriers for each cat. Upgrade your carrier for just $10 more per carrier. Feline adopters can now purchase the SPCA Pet Boutique! Package includes 1 stylish break away kitty 1scoop and a cat toy for only $20. Canine Summer Specials include: Dogs Under 25 lbs. -$180 covers the adoption and includes 30 crate, leash, collar, 2 feeding bowls and Dogs 25 70 lbs. -$75 covers the adoption and includes: 36 crate, leash, collar, 2 feeding bowls and Dogs 70+ lbs. -$70 covers the adoption and includes: leash, collar, 2 feeding bowls, 1 toy and 1 grooming tool. Adoption specials will apply while supplies last! Items of equal or greater value may be substituted. Preview adoptables at www. 130th Ave. N. in Largo. Planning a Yard Sale? Instead of all the work planning a yard sale, why not donate all those unwanted or unused items to Sophies Attic thrift store? Just call the church will gladly pack up or pick up at your deductible. Donations are always accepted with at 2728 53rd St. S. or at the thrift store Friday or Saturday from 9-1. Sophies Attic is a mission outreach to the community by the First United Methodist Church of Gulfport.
28 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 City Sponsored Activities in the Community Senior Center 5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1231 Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068 Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 893-1072 Gulfport Creative Short Story Writ ers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. One-on-One Computer Instruction : Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 amFree Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting : pm. FMI: Call 727-323-7660. One World, Many Stories, with Diann Morningstar. Wednesdays at weekly childrens summer reading pro gram, plus games, crafts and snacks. Anime Afternoons for Teens, with Sheri Stanley. Fridays at 2:00 pm, through August 12. Watch and learn about this popular Japanese-inspired cinematic art form while enjoying some delicious snacks. The Power of Now! : A free 8-week Leitho. Saturdays at 10:00 am-Noon, through August 27. FMI, call: 727-6239532. Coffee/Talk Book Club Books & discussion guides available at the Reference Desk. Hospice Bereavement Group for Widows and Widowers gust 23 & 30, 1:30 pm. FMI: 727-5426788. Open Monday-Friday: 10am-7pm & Saturday: 10 am-4 pm check our website www.mygulfport.us/gpl 5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 USA Ballroom Dance Sun., July 25, 7-10:15pm $5 Members, $7 Non-members WEEKLY DANCES Every Tuesday Ballroom Lessons 12-2pm 2-3pm Dance, $7 Argentine Tango 6:30-10:30pm, $7 6:30-8pm Lesson, 8-10:30pm Dance Every Wednesday Swing Dance 6-7pm Collegiate Shag lesson 7-8pm East Coast Swing lesson 8-11pm Swing Dance $7 Thursday, July 21 Salsa Dance 7-8:30pm Lessons 8:30-10pm Dance, $7 RECREATION WEBSITE www. mygulfport.us and follow the links: City Departments, Leisure services, Rec. Center. ACTIVITIES Open Gym $2 res./$6 non-resident PROGRAMS TEEN NIGHT Now accepting regis trations for the 2011-2012 School Year still in high school). Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$20 non-res. 2011-2012 TOT TIME PROGRAM PREREGISTRATION Pre-registra are currently being accepted. Hours for pre-registration are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. A non-refundable an nual registration fee of $15 for residents and $100 for non-residents is required to secure a spot. Proof of residency is gram aims to make learning fun for chil dren and helps prepare them for Kinder options are available. Program hours are from 8:30a.m.-12:00p.m. Classes begin September 6, 2011 and is limited to 10 children. Call 893-1068 for more infor mation. 2011-2012 VPK (Voluntary Prekin dergarten) who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. Parents must apply at Coordinated Child Care and the tember 6th and is limited to 10 children. Sign up now with your voucher from Coordinated Child Care. Please call 727893-1068 for more details. NEW CLASSESInterested in teach ing a class? Call John at 727-893-1079 for more info CLASSES Call instructtor for more information. t 0876. 313-0876. Campoli at 813-855-3112. 6915. Diane at 459-1399. Marge at 345-6708. Jack at 280-4276. fall. Call Patsi at 501-3559. 9-10 a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. mara at 512-2763. a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. *The Neighborhood Center is located at 1617 49th St. So. *Scout Hall is located at 5315 28th Ave So. TOMLINSON SKATE PARK on SUNDAYS only for a trial period. Gulfport Skate Park sticker to use the the helmet. Annual fee for stickers is $5 for residents and $10 for non-residents. Also, all skaters/bicyclists 17 years of Recreation Center. Availability to regis ter: Monday Friday, 9 a.m. p.m. Neighborhood Center 1617 49th St. So./893-1070 Faith Cathedral International Church: 9:30am, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays; 4th Sunday Bible Study Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pm SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS New GEMS Express: are encouraged to try out our new Fridays when we make hourly trips. If you are a quick shopper, this is the for more info. Monday Art: Open Studio Art offered every Monday during the summer months will now meet at 2pm rather than 3pm. Space is available if you would like to work on art projects in the company of other artists. SPECIAL EVENTS Hawaiian Luau : Dont miss out on our Hawaiian Luau on Wed. July 27 at 1:30pm. Includes refreshments, Hawaiian entertainment, Best Hawaiian Shirt Contest, Hula Contest, door prizes, opportunities drawings $5 at the door, if available. Free Eye Screenings Fri. July Institute of West Florida at the Senior Center. (10:30am to 11:45am reserved for participants of Neighborly Care Network lunch participants). AARP Driving Class driving classes and possibly reduce your insurance premiums. Classes are month at 12:45pm. Must attend both days. Call 368-3199 for registration and fee info. Soap Box Cinema: Control War followed by discussion. Senior Trips : Come join us for some fun trips: July 26: Marina Jacks Sightseeing Lunch Cruise: $59; July 19, Seminole Brighton Casino: $119.99 and includes overnight and food/game vouchers. Call the Senior Center or Carolyn at 347-0806 for more details. Annual Game & Card Party Senior Centers 2nd Annual Game & Card Party will be held on Wed. Aug. 31, 2-5pm. Make up or join a card or $10. Fundraiser to develop Senior Center health & wellness programming. gulfportseniorfoundation.org www. gulfportseniorfoundation.org. Three Special Opportunity Drawings : How about a Star Lite Cruise or a Dolphin Watch Cruise for a party of two? Suggested donation for the opportunity drawing is $5.00 per ticket. Winners will be announced on Fri. Sept. 2nd. Need not be present to Center. SPECIAL SERVICES Free Legal Assistance: Community Law Program offers free legal assistance for seniors 60+ every 3rd Fri. (Aug. 19) at 9:30am. Must meet income criteria. Call for more info. Phones for Hearing Impaired : Do you & Services Connection will be offering free phones for the hearing impaired on eligibility information. Support Groups Diabetic Support Group on Mondays at 10am Visually Impaired Support Group 2nd & 4th Mon. at 2pm. Caregivers Telephone Reassurance: Are you a Gulfport resident who lives alone? Would you like to receive a friendly phone call each morning between 7:30-8:30am? Its a free service and a great safety measure! Call the Senior Center for more info. Transportation Service : Are you a Gulfport resident 55 and over and need transportation to medical appointments, beauty shops, grocery shopping, bill paying, we may be of service to you. 5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070 Miss Gay Gulf States America Pageant Sat., July 23, 7pm Ticketes $18 Advanced $12 Seniors $22 at door 727-812-7397 or glitzaholic.com EMIT & City of Imagination present Oba Oba Bossa Nova! with O Som Do Jazz Brazilian Concert Sun., July 24, 4pm Admission $10 Info 727-341-4363 www.osomdojazz.com
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 29 City Sponsored Activities in the Community Senior Center 5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1231 Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068 Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 893-1072 Gulfport Creative Short Story Writ ers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. One-on-One Computer Instruction : Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 amFree Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting : pm. FMI: Call 727-323-7660. One World, Many Stories, with Diann Morningstar. Wednesdays at weekly childrens summer reading pro gram, plus games, crafts and snacks. Anime Afternoons for Teens, with Sheri Stanley. Fridays at 2:00 pm, through August 12. Watch and learn about this popular Japanese-inspired cinematic art form while enjoying some delicious snacks. The Power of Now! : A free 8-week Leitho. Saturdays at 10:00 am-Noon, through August 27. FMI, call: 727-6239532. Coffee/Talk Book Club Books & discussion guides available at the Reference Desk. Hospice Bereavement Group for Widows and Widowers gust 23 & 30, 1:30 pm. FMI: 727-5426788. Open Monday-Friday: 10am-7pm & Saturday: 10 am-4 pm check our website www.mygulfport.us/gpl 5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 USA Ballroom Dance Sun., July 25, 7-10:15pm $5 Members, $7 Non-members WEEKLY DANCES Every Tuesday Ballroom Lessons 12-2pm 2-3pm Dance, $7 Argentine Tango 6:30-10:30pm, $7 6:30-8pm Lesson, 8-10:30pm Dance Every Wednesday Swing Dance 6-7pm Collegiate Shag lesson 7-8pm East Coast Swing lesson 8-11pm Swing Dance $7 Thursday, July 21 Salsa Dance 7-8:30pm Lessons 8:30-10pm Dance, $7 RECREATION WEBSITE www. mygulfport.us and follow the links: City Departments, Leisure services, Rec. Center. ACTIVITIES Open Gym $2 res./$6 non-resident PROGRAMS TEEN NIGHT Now accepting regis trations for the 2011-2012 School Year still in high school). Mon., Wed. & Fri. 6-9 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$20 non-res. 2011-2012 TOT TIME PROGRAM PREREGISTRATION Pre-registra are currently being accepted. Hours for pre-registration are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. A non-refundable an nual registration fee of $15 for residents and $100 for non-residents is required to secure a spot. Proof of residency is gram aims to make learning fun for chil dren and helps prepare them for Kinder options are available. Program hours are from 8:30a.m.-12:00p.m. Classes begin September 6, 2011 and is limited to 10 children. Call 893-1068 for more infor mation. 2011-2012 VPK (Voluntary Prekin dergarten) who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. Parents must apply at Coordinated Child Care and the tember 6th and is limited to 10 children. Sign up now with your voucher from Coordinated Child Care. Please call 727893-1068 for more details. NEW CLASSESInterested in teach ing a class? Call John at 727-893-1079 for more info CLASSES Call instructtor for more information. t 0876. 313-0876. Campoli at 813-855-3112. 6915. Diane at 459-1399. Marge at 345-6708. Jack at 280-4276. fall. Call Patsi at 501-3559. 9-10 a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. mara at 512-2763. a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258. *The Neighborhood Center is located at 1617 49th St. So. *Scout Hall is located at 5315 28th Ave So. TOMLINSON SKATE PARK on SUNDAYS only for a trial period. Gulfport Skate Park sticker to use the the helmet. Annual fee for stickers is $5 for residents and $10 for non-residents. Also, all skaters/bicyclists 17 years of Recreation Center. Availability to regis ter: Monday Friday, 9 a.m. p.m. Neighborhood Center 1617 49th St. So./893-1070 Faith Cathedral International Church: 9:30am, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays; 4th Sunday Bible Study Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pm SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS New GEMS Express: are encouraged to try out our new Fridays when we make hourly trips. If you are a quick shopper, this is the for more info. Monday Art: Open Studio Art offered every Monday during the summer months will now meet at 2pm rather than 3pm. Space is available if you would like to work on art projects in the company of other artists. SPECIAL EVENTS Hawaiian Luau : Dont miss out on our Hawaiian Luau on Wed. July 27 at 1:30pm. Includes refreshments, Hawaiian entertainment, Best Hawaiian Shirt Contest, Hula Contest, door prizes, opportunities drawings $5 at the door, if available. Free Eye Screenings Fri. July Institute of West Florida at the Senior Center. (10:30am to 11:45am reserved for participants of Neighborly Care Network lunch participants). AARP Driving Class driving classes and possibly reduce your insurance premiums. Classes are month at 12:45pm. Must attend both days. Call 368-3199 for registration and fee info. Soap Box Cinema: Control War followed by discussion. Senior Trips : Come join us for some fun trips: July 26: Marina Jacks Sightseeing Lunch Cruise: $59; July 19, Seminole Brighton Casino: $119.99 and includes overnight and food/game vouchers. Call the Senior Center or Carolyn at 347-0806 for more details. Annual Game & Card Party Senior Centers 2nd Annual Game & Card Party will be held on Wed. Aug. 31, 2-5pm. Make up or join a card or $10. Fundraiser to develop Senior Center health & wellness programming. gulfportseniorfoundation.org www. gulfportseniorfoundation.org. Three Special Opportunity Drawings : How about a Star Lite Cruise or a Dolphin Watch Cruise for a party of two? Suggested donation for the opportunity drawing is $5.00 per ticket. Winners will be announced on Fri. Sept. 2nd. Need not be present to Center. SPECIAL SERVICES Free Legal Assistance: Community Law Program offers free legal assistance for seniors 60+ every 3rd Fri. (Aug. 19) at 9:30am. Must meet income criteria. Call for more info. Phones for Hearing Impaired : Do you & Services Connection will be offering free phones for the hearing impaired on eligibility information. Support Groups Diabetic Support Group on Mondays at 10am Visually Impaired Support Group 2nd & 4th Mon. at 2pm. Caregivers Telephone Reassurance: Are you a Gulfport resident who lives alone? Would you like to receive a friendly phone call each morning between 7:30-8:30am? Its a free service and a great safety measure! Call the Senior Center for more info. Transportation Service : Are you a Gulfport resident 55 and over and need transportation to medical appointments, beauty shops, grocery shopping, bill paying, we may be of service to you. 5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070 Miss Gay Gulf States America Pageant Sat., July 23, 7pm Ticketes $18 Advanced $12 Seniors $22 at door 727-812-7397 or glitzaholic.com EMIT & City of Imagination present Oba Oba Bossa Nova! with O Som Do Jazz Brazilian Concert Sun., July 24, 4pm Admission $10 Info 727-341-4363 www.osomdojazz.com
30 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Email your r equest to News@theGabber .com Ha ve you got a question f or your city gove rnment? By Cathy Salustri City of Gulfport: Add Code Enforcement Ofcer Q: hours? How much money does the department generate for the city? A: the cost of every employee.) maintenance, which he estimates at roughly $5,000. If the city brought automobile fuel and maintenance.) Overall Gulfport has roughly $112,000 in code fees owed to it, but cannot collect on much of that money until the properties in question change administrative and abatement costs on behalf of code enforcement efforts annually, but those monies are usually collected when properties change Have a question about how your city runs? Ask us! Send them to News@theGabber.com. 2011-2012 TotTime Program Ongoing pre-registrations are currently being accepted for the 2011on program for children ages 3-5. fun for children and helps prepare available. Non-refundable annual registration fee is $15 for residents and $100 for non-residents. Program hours are from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Hours for pre-registration are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Proof of residency is required for Gulfport residents. Classes begin September 6, 2011. Call 893-1068 for more information. Arts & Crafts Mondays at the corner of Park Street and 5th Ave. S. offers a series of Arts & Crafts Mondays for members and from 10-12 at the club building with supply fees of $3.50 for members and not a requirement, but enthusiasm is says director, Susan Cooper. She encourages participants to have scissors, pencils and a couple of small paint brushes but will share their supplies as well. making Wonderful Glass Magnetsyour choice! Join them for a fun opportunity to learn a new skill and enjoy some good company. Supplies they are looking for this summer are embroidery thread, yarn, buttons, paintbrushes, beads, scissors and tin snips, and stickers that do not have to be rubbed on.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 31 Elves, from front page These Elves have their work cut out for them. Plus the elves in the bike shop gave out more than 700 bikes and trikes. donation location nearby check www.christmastoyshop.org and click on dropoff locations. Many shops on Corey Avenue in St. Pete Beach have collection put together puzzles and games, making sure all the pieces are still there. I like it because I enjoy the doing the work and the people with whom I work. helped in the toys shop for 20 years. volunteer to assist. books, if scouts or other youth organization would like to assist. Silent auction items from local businesses are also needed for the 90th Anniversary email@example.com. Photography by Elizabeth Neily City of Imagination in partnership with First Florida Frontiers will Neilys photographs in the lobby through August. Opening reception is on Friday, August 5 at 7 p.m. As the director of the Panama Canal Museum in Seminole, Neily traveled to Panama and several other Latin American countries. While there her interest in indigenous and early Spanish cultures inspired her to spend time with the Kuna Indians in the ruins of churches and monasteries in Antigua, Guatemala. will be light refreshments and a cash bar available for opening night. Visit Circle of Friends Book Shop donation of cookbooks. Also in stock: on CDs, four Harry Potter books on cassettes, Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline. Library hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. until graciously accept donations of books in good shape; they dont accept 8-track tapes. 5501 28th Ave. S. For information contact the library at 727-321-6965. theG a b b e r Since 1968C ustom adver t ising for any budget.
32 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Taking Aim on the Beach By Melissa Lattman the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center. Maximo Resource Center Needs You! Center, located in the Marina Village Shopping Center, needs volunteers Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1-4 p.m. You can work one or more three-hour shifts. Currently, they need the Friday morning shift and all afternoon shifts. Stop in at the Center Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 12 noon or call 866-7177. You must complete an application, be interviewed, pass a background Remember, great hours (only three hours a week) and great satisfaction giving back to your community and the rewarding feeling of volunteering! Cats, kittens and free toys! Now through July 31st, when you adopt a feline from Pet Pal Animal Shelter, your new kitty will receive a free cat toy. Choose from many colors that will bring your new pet hours of entertainment. All adoptable felines are spayed/neutered, microchipped meet their adoptable kittens and cats or to make a donation, visit Pet Pal Animal Shelter at 405 22nd Street S. in St.Petersburg or call 727-3284:30 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sun.-Mon. closed. Chamber Partners with Post 125 for Troop Supplies has partnered with American Legion and sundries for our troops overseas. With this season upon us to remember and celebrate our freedom, it is only are remembered, and should not go without the basic needs to make a A list of items asked for by these service people can be had at the or call 727-344-3711 for a list. Items can be also dropped off at Post 125, 6440 5th Ave. S. in St. Petersburg.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 33 Best of the Road Update By Melissa Lattman Will Gulfport win the Best for Food cat egory in the Best of the Road Competi Gabber will post the results on its Web Road team who visited Gulfport did not win the road rally. week cross-country rally after visiting egory of: best for food, most fun, friendli est, most patriotic and best for scenery. periences in a presentation to the panel of judges from Rand McNally and USA ences, said Lauren Lane for Rand McNally. with each other to businesses hospitably hosting them, on camera with mov loon, according to the Best of the Road Web site. returning home on another cross-country adventure. Bonnie and Jim Parrs day according to their blog. Fifteen of Gulfports restaurants continue to celebrate the road rally with a menu items will be available at least through Saturday, July 23rd. The Fun Finders during their July 4th visit to Gulfport Host Families Needed for Exchange Students Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester and year homestay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. Doty, the students are all between the ages of 15 and 18 years, are spending money, carry accident and health insurance, and want to share currently has programs to match almost every familys needs, ranging in length from one semester to a full academic year, where the students attend local public and private high schools. common interests and lifestyles through an in-home meeting. Prospective host families are able to review student applications and select the perfect match. As there any situation, whether it is a single parent, a childless couple, a retired couple or a large family. also eligible to claim a monthly charitable contribution deduction each month they host a sponsored student. organization that has sponsored more than 25,000 students from 45 countries since its founding in 1975. the United States Department of State and is listed by the Council on Standards for International certifying that the organization complies with the standards set Programs. Families interested in learning arranging for a meeting with a community representative may call
34 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 No Fire at Beach City Hall By Melissa Lattman in the process of locating the alarm. Email your r equest to News@theGabber .com Ha ve you got a question f or your city gove rnment? By Melissa Lattman City of St. Pete Beach: Concert Sponsors Q: During last weeks commission meeting the city manager mentioned that St. Pete Beach still needs sponsors for its concert series. What does that entail? A: According to St. Pete Beach city manager, sponsors for the citys Commissioner Jim Parent and Leverocks are each sponsoring a night, but the city needs two more sponsors. Poole says sponsorships can actually vary in level (amount of money donated). Sponsors, she says, will receive a host of marketing and concerts run every Friday night in October on the Recreation Centers lawn. Have a question about how your city runs? Ask us! Send it to News@theGabber.com. Christmas in July Inc., is continuing the celebration of its 90th year collecting and distributing toys to needy children. As part of their 90th Anniversary celebration, they are hosting a Christmas in July toy drive. You may participate in their celebration through donations or sponsorship. Donations of new or gently used toys may be dropped off at several convenient locations throughout opportunity for local civic and social groups and clubs to sponsor a great A list of toy drop-off locations may be obtained on their website, christmastoyshop.org, or by calling the organization. If you would like to make a monetary donation or other type of sponsorship, please contact them at 727-898-3962 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Anime Afternoons at the Library will have Anime Afternoons on Fridays from 2 to 4 p.m. through watch anime and read manga. Anime is animation that derives from Japan. It is also called Manga which is book form. Light snacks and prizes will be given during this summer program. Visit the Gulfport Public Library at 5501 28th Ave. S. or call 727-893-1074 for more information. Library offers Program for Young Readers Summer Reading program will begin on Wednesday afternoons from 2 to 4 p.m., through August 10 for One World, Many Stories. Among reading stories from all over the world, children will have fun making crafts and playing games. Visit the Gulfport Public Library at 5501 28 Ave. S. or call 727-893-1074 for more information.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 35 Excerpts heard at the July 19, 2011 Gulfport City Council Meeting Public Comment & Council Quotes I was a little suspect of him... but while other folks would like to see me planted, he has resurrected me, Al Davis, about vice-mayor David Hastings. Mr. Davis praised the vice-mayor for his efforts with oral cancer screenings. Mr. Davis said he was recently diagnosed with throat cancer. I offer no excuses and Ill place no blame, but what we saw was unacceptable for the city, Doug Hudson, about the status of litter on the beach. Mr. Hudson also announced the formation of a group called Gulfport Neighbors (see related article.) One pound of worms eats seven pounds of kitchen scraps, Crea Romanelli, about composting. She also asked the city to make the change to 100% post-consumer waste paper. I didnt want to be the one to say the emperor wasnt wearing clothes. I took pictures of my neighborhood because people obviously havent been around my block, Janet Schaefer, who says that she came to the last meeting and listened to people talk about the Fourth of July celebration. Ms. Schaefer said that she was disgusted with the citys response to litter and debris in Gulfport but the recent formation of Gulfport Neighbors gave her hope. He not only takes the health of the public to heart, but because he has personally saved the lives [of many], Lee Stapella, who asked the mayor to honor vice-mayor David Hastings with a proclamation because of his efforts. In my house, its always Ask the clerk, City manager Jim OReilly, about keeping dates straight. We hoped for input over a year ago, Lori Rosso, Waterfront Redevelopment Advisory Board (WRAB) president, about the artist input and those present at the meeting. She said the city received 15 submissions. I honestly dont remember the contest for a sign. I remember I submitted something and I thought it was for a logo... I do think this should be a joint effort with our artist community and our business community, Districts proposed signage. It looks like were selling used cars or maybe theres a carnival at the middle school this weekend, Bill over Gulfport Boulevard. We begged the artist community, and theyre disappearing or something, the limited artist response to the WRABs request for artist renderings of a waterfront district sign. Were all volunteer... Were not conspiratorial... I saw that in the Gabber, and I found it pretty offensive, Mike Baggs, a member of the WRAB. I am 100,000% any attempt to move that tree. Im not going to vote to move that tree or to kill that tree, Vice Mayor David Hastings, about the oak tree impeding the view of the current sign and the proposed sign for the waterfront area. Both councilwoman Jennifer Salmon and councilman Sam Henderson said they would not take issue with moving the tree. Thats only a small piece of Gulfport, Vice Mayor David Hastings, who said the city has other areas in addition to the waterfront district. Jim, you earned your money tonight. Probably when were done someone will say, thats a great idea; lets put it on a workshop, Mayor Mike Yakes, about the debate centering around a call for artists to design a new Waterfront District sign. This is really a shame, printing one sided, Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon, about the city agendas. She said this after councilman Sam Henderson asked the city to price paper made with 100% post-consumer waste. To me, thats a cigarette butt going out the window, too. As an off and on smoker, I still dont do that, Councilman Sam Henderson, who said that he wanted the city to look and see if it could raise the I would request that the city manager exert his effort on his staff to pick up the beach this week, because when I get there I really dont want to have to do anything, Vice-mayor David Hastings, about the upcoming beach cleanup. He also suggested that perhaps we need to post no smoking signs on the beach altogether, which met with applause from the audience. What are we doing next, leaving? Mayor Mike Yakes, just before the council reports and after an almost three hour meeting.
36 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Continued from front page Her vision for St. Pete Beach is a town that allows its residents and visitors to walk, bike, boat or drive easily to places that allow them to live, work, shop, eat, play, learn, and pray. In an ideal New Urbanist town, streets and blocks are short less than 400 feet and are designed to make it easy for people to walk places safely and easily. Buildings are locat ed closer to the street and do not have a sea of parking in the front. Streets have narrow lanes, she says. As the city makes changes to how people can develop and use land, St. Pete Beach inches closer to setting the stage for growing into such a commu design features such as street trees, wider sidewalks, and connected bike lanes. While block structure is a chal lenge on the west side of Gulf Boule vard, the east side of Gulf lends itself to this type of pattern, she says. She admits that the city faces challenges in creating such a community. east side than the west, but we are working towards that common goal. How do the pages of codes and A citys comprehensive plan has a future land use element in it. In it, the city divides land uses unto districts, development and zoning code not yet approved by the commission but outlines 11 districts that could help usher in a pedestrian-friendly beach community, she says. While other cities may have compre hensive plans that detail what types of buildings can go where and how much of the land must remain undeveloped, St. Pete Beachs comprehensive plan goes into more detail. ing heights in it, which you dont typi After the city makes the changes and receives commission approval on shifting St. Pete Beach toward a New Urbanist community involves drastic changes to the citys main road, Gulf Boulevard. Right now, Gulf Boulevard is a traf reclaim Gulf Boulevard as a walkable, bikeable place. road is technically a state road and Although the city has no plan set in stone, Hartley talks about removing or narrowing what she calls the sui cide or middle turn lane and adding biking and pedestrian paths. It would have to be redesigned to get the public realm right to get people to feel comfortable walking to every des tination. We would like to be a park and walk place, she says. mary of what each area of the beach will allow if the proposed changes pass. Height limits and types of busi nesses and homes vary from district to or all of the types of uses permitted in the districts; some of the uses (such as residential) will have lower height restrictions. Additionally, some of the the building is set back from the prop erty line by a certain amount. See table, next page Initially the commission planned to cording to the citys planning depart ment, the planning board wants more time to review it. this plan on August 1. Read the draft of the plan here. Watch the Gabber for more information. St. Pete Beach Works Towards Walkable, Traditional Neighborhoods Proposed changes to the land use codes could lead to pedestrian-friendly lifestyles, the citys senior planner says Classied Adv ertising $450* for a 10 wor d ad. 20 each additional wor d. D isplay Adv ertising from $1420** per column inch
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 37 District Boundaries Types of Use Hght** Town Center Core (TC-1) Between Bay Street, Coquina, 76th Avenue and Corey Non-residential*** (including bed and breakfasts) and mixed use* 40 Town Center Corey Circle (TC-2) Vacant land on the east side of Corey and the intracoastal part of Corey Non-residential, hotels, and mixed use 86 Activity Center (AC) East side of Gulf Boulevard from 64th Avenue south to roughly 200 feet south of 44th Avenue. Non-residential, residential mixed use, and hotels 86 Bayou Residential (BR) East side of Gulf Boulevard south of 44th Av enue and west of Belle Vista. Residential and hotels 54 Boutique Hotel/Con do (B-HC) West side of Gulf Boulevard, from the county park at 46th Avenue south to 38th Avenue. Hotels and residential 76 Commercial Corri dor Blind Pass Road (CC-1) Between 81st St. & 77th Ave. on the west side of Blind Pass Rd. and between 79th & 77th Aves. on the east side. Single family and duplex homes not on Blind Pass Road, non-residential, and mixed use* 40 Commercial Corridor Gulf Blvd (CC-2) Between 73rd and 64th Avenues and one block west of Blind Pass. Single family and duplex homes not on Gulf Boulevard, non-residential, and mixed use* 40 Large Resort (LR) West side of Gulf Boulevard from the county park at 46th Avenue north to 64th Avenue. Small and large scale hotels, small and large residential, residential mixed with temporary lodging, and large retail and restaurant mixed with hotels 146 Town Center Coquina West (TC-2) Three blocks on the west end of Corey (on the water) between Coquina and Sunset Ways Non-residential, hotels, and mixed use 86 Urban Village Upham Beach (UBV) West of Gulf Boulevard to the water, south of 73rd Avenue and north of the Large Resort Dis trict. Residential (all types) and hotels 45 Downtown Core Residential (DCR) South of Town Center Core District and east of Gulf Boulevard. Residential 35 homes only. ***Non-residential refers to any commercial use other than hotels. The proposed changes include more than these factors; see the proposed plan in its entirety at theGabber.com.
38 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com The Argument is about Government B y the time you read this, the so-called debt limit crisis may, or may not have passed. Politicians might resolve something about something, but it appears that, in reality, nothing is being resolved. So, just resolve it. Gitter done. Or maybe not. anyway. We the federal government have already spent more money than we have on hand and we need a loan to pay the bills. Its that simple. However, its also simple that we need to stop the spending. From a personal perspective, if you were in friend ) might give you a loan, but not unless you showed some indication that you would bring your spending under control. sought to use the debt limit to force spending cuts. Democrats arent buying it and if they do they want that those two categories refer to an individual making $200,000 or a the millionaires and billionaires were thinking about. certain industries, that creates more of the same problems that helped And, as for the millionaires and billionaires were talking about, we could take all of their money and not bail ourselves out. Right now, 10 per cent of the highest earners pay 55 cent dont pay anything. We need structural changes whether done easily or lightly. Someone, or maybe everyone, gets dinged Republicans are pushing for a balanced budget amendment. It wont get done overnight even if everyone endorsed it. It requires states. However, if it did pass it would force structural changes. Need on what might be or what might happen gets less easy. Want a war? way for it. Want to borrow money? Fine, provide the income to pay the principal and interest. So, just raising the debt limit isnt the issue. Were now at $14,000,000,000,000 (thats trillion, so you dont have to count the zeros) and are headed now to have enough debt to equal the total output of our that proportion and maybe go to 125 per cent of GDP. Kind of like Greece and Italy. Doesnt sound good, particularly since some people think our debt is really $100 trillion. How much money is $14 trillion? If you lived 76 years and doled out just over 500,000 one-thousand dollar bills a day throughout your life, you could pay off the debt we have today. Weve been going down this road for a long time. Democrats all (including Obama who made a big deal of it then) opposed raising the limit in 2006. All Republicans supported it. I guess they were both wrong based on now is that were going down the road faster and faster and politicians are hoping to spend faster and faster with no limits. Get over this debt limit hump and everyone will think that nothing bankruptcy. Whats on your mind? Email your opinion to: B_Northrop@theGabber.com Ongoing 13-week revolving course. Start any week. Power Point presentation. 400 page materials book. One day 8-hour course available Completion satisfies FL Boater ID Safety Requirements. Gulfport USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 7-16, 3120 Miriam Street S. When: Every Thursday 7:30-9:30pm. Special: 7/23/11 SAT. ONE DAY Course 8am-5pm *pre-registration suggested Contact: 727-399-7986 email: email@example.com St. Petersburg USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 72, 1300 Beach Dr. SE (USCG South Moorings) When: Every Tuesday, 7:30pm-9:30pm Contact: 727-898-1324 or www.cgaux72.info St. Pete Beach USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 78, Warren Webster Community Center, 1500 Pass-a-Grille Way When: Every Tuesday, 7:30-9:30pm Contact: Jim at 360-4846 or Warren at 321-7801
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 39 THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Lunch Served 11am-3pm Euchre 1pm Bingo 6pm Kitchen Open for Bingo Rons Karaoke 7pm No Lunch Served Breakfast 8:30-11am Kitchen Open 2-5pm Dinner 5-7pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Kitchen Open 11-3pm Dinner 5-7pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Lunch Served 11am-3pm Rons Karaoke 7pm THURSDA Y FRIDA YS A TURDA Y SUNDA Y MONDA Y TUESDA Y WEDNESDA Y Bar Bingo 7pm Food Served Fish & Chicken 6-8pm Frank Caine Steak Dinner 6-8pm Sound Unlimited Steak-O 1-3pm Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Barry Karaoke 6-9pm SAL Meeting-6pm Legion Dinner 6-8pm Harry 7-10pm looking for a corporate sponsor. No accordion club for the summer. visited our Post. Please help! Items may be dropped off at Post anytime. For a list of items requested, go to www. AmericanLegionPost125.com. Dont forget, Bingo is back, Wednesday 6p.m. Open to the public, kitchen open. theG a b b e r Since 1968C ustom adver t ising for any budget.
40 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Local Obituaries DOUGLAS, JEFFREY P. DOC 61, of Gulfport died Wednesday July 13, 2011 at Bayfront Medical Center. Originally from Jamestown, N.Y., he moved here in 1978 to pursue his nursing career. He retired as an ICUCardiac Care nurse from Suncoast Hospital, Largo. He served in the avid baseball fan. He is survived by his large and loving Gulfport family; a sister, Sally Douglas, Gulfport; nephews Paul Wood, Oregon, and Marc Wood, Vermont. A Gulfport Good-Bye will be held Saturday, July 23rd, 11 a.m. at Gulfport on the Rocks and continuing at OMaddys. ERDMAN, HELEN E. 86, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011 at Dolphins View Health and Rehab Center in South Pasadena. Helen was born on Oct. 1, 1924, to the late Henry and Laura (Markwardt) Landwehr in Sheboygan, WI. Helen graduated from Sheboygan Central High School in 1943. She was united in marriage on Dec. 29, 1948. She worked several years as a window dresser for the H.C. Prange Company. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and reading. Helen is survived by her husband, St. Pete Beach; two daughters, Jenny grandsons, James and Peter Michel, Sheboygan; 2 granddaughters, Laura Michel, Sheboygan and Andrea Michel, Honolulu, HI, and 2 nephews, Karl Kaeppler, Howards Grove, WI and Richard Kaeppler, West Bend, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters and brothers-in-law, Florence (Roland) Kaeppler, Henrietta (Dr. Jerome) Maas, and Gertrude (John) Van or the Sharon Richardson Community Hospice Center, W2850 State Road 28, Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085, would to thank the staff at Dolphins View Health and Rehab Center, Dr. Mark Nowacki and dear friends of Point Pass a Grille Condominium for the love and care they provided. Beach Memorial Chapel, St. Pete Beach, 727-360-5577. KUZMA, BARBARA 68, of Gulfport, died peacefully on July 10, 2011. She was surrounded by her family and friends after enduring a courageous battle with endometrial cancer. She is survived by her loving husband Pete; her sons, Peter Kuzma of Butler, NJ, Paul Kuzma of Pinehurst, NC, and her daughter, Barbara Palmer of and Nora; her sisters, Mary Alice Delli Carpini and Ann Chabot; and Curtin. Born Barbara Curtin on Nov. 18, 1942 in Astoria, NY, she lived in Massapequa, Smithtown, and Syosset, NY before she and Peter retired to Gulfport. Barbara cherished her time with her family and friends, and her kindness and generosity was unsurpassed. She loved to travel and was an accomplished cook, sculptor and painter. A memorial service will be held at St. Jude the Apostle RC Church, 5815 5th Avenue North St. Petersburg, on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. A funeral Mass will 205 Jackson Ave., Syosset, NY on Saturday August 6, 2011 at 10 a.m., followed by interment at Holy Rood Cemetery 111 Old Country Road, to thank the compassionate staff at FirstHealth for their loving care and 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374-8520. Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome. com Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst is serving the family. RAMER. GLENYS M. 86, of Gulfport, born Jan. 1925, died July 14, 2011. She was born in Frankfort, St. Petersburg for over 25 years. She was an avid outdoors person, loved her animals and home. She is survived by her son Rocky C. Ramer and three grandaughters, Niki, Adrian and Arianna. She will be missed. Private memorial.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 41 Changing jobs or retiring? Planning to Donate Photo by Cathy Salustri the city if Gulfport, donated blood outside Gulfport city hall last Wednesday afternoon. Donors received a free beach towel and cupcakes; Florida Blood Services regularly schedules blood drives in front of city hall. Blood Services will return to the Gulfport or St. Pete Beach donating at the 66th Street donor center, visit FBSBlood. org or call 1-800-68-BLOOD. Register your Special Needs us. Persons with special needs (i.e., medical, transportation, mobility and other needs) must register might need special assistance at the time of a hurricane threat or evacuation. Registration forms for Special Needs are available at the staff can provide these forms and information at no charge during the centers regular business hours. Persons with pets must also register their pets evacuation and shelter needs. Call 727-866-7177. Bring Donations to Gulfport Fresh Market Association is collecting donations of non-perishable food, toiletries and personal needs to be distributed to the Gulfport Senior Center Pantry. Bring your donations to the Gulfport Merchants Association tent each Beach Blvd. below 29th Ave. South, Center Pantry, which offers food and other needed items to struggling Gulfport families, is in great need of donations to keep up with the needs of its clients. is a year-round open-air market held in Gulfports Waterfront District. Vendors offer a variety of produce, including but not limited to, local, organic and hydroponic fruits and vegetables. Vendors also offer local honey, herbs, seafood, cheese, fresh breads, pastries, nuts and granola, gourmet and ethnic foods, candy, garden plants, bath and body products, jewelry and much more. Many other unique items are available from over 40 vendors. A variety of local artists and crafters offer their wares. Live music is featured during each Market takes place includes a variety of independent shops, boutiques and restaurants, all within walking distance. Call Daniel Hodge at 727366-4086 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
42 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Friday 7/8 Noise Complaint 1900 Blk 56th St. S. Drunk Driver 2100 Blk 58th St. S. Domestic Verbal 2700 Blk 58th St. S. Criminal Mischief 1800 Blk 52nd St. S. Domestic Battery 5000 Blk 10th Ave. S. Street Obstruction 1900 Blk 54th St. S. Drunk Driver 3000 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Domestic Battery 5500 Blk 12th Ave. S. Domestic Battery 5500 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Domestic Battery 5200 Blk Newton Ave. S. Saturday 7/9 Trouble with Individual 5400 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Trouble with Individual 6300 Blk Pasadena Pt. Blvd. S. Narcotics/Drugs 1500 Blk 57th St. S. Criminal Mischief 5800 Blk 26th Ave. S. Trouble with Individual 5100 Blk Pine Grove Terr. S. Trouble with Individual 4900 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Burglary 6400 Blk Kipps Colony Dt. Burglary 2300 Blk 52nd St. S. Theft 5600 Blk 21st Ave. S. Noise Complaint 2700 Blk 49th St. S. Animal Complaint 700 Blk 58th St. S. Burglary 5100 Blk 13th Ave. S. Noise Complaint 5600 Blk 19th Ave. S. Sunday 7/10 Noise Complaint 6000 Blk Shore Blvd. S. Battery 1100 Blk Gray St. S. Suspicious Circumstances 5100 Blk 31st St. S. Animal Complaint 5300 Blk 11th Ave. S. Reckless Driver 3100 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Domestic Verbal 5500 Blk 16th Ave. S. Trouble with Individual 5400 Blk 7th Ave. S. Domestic Verbal 1100 Blk Gray St. S. Theft 2900 Blk 50th St. S. Monday 7/11 Burglary 2800 Blk 52nd St. S. Burglary 3000 Blk 54th St. S. Burglary 5200 Blk 29th Ave. S. Burglary 1200 Blk 63rd St. S. Suspicious Person 5800 Blk 28th Ave. S. Tuesday 7/12 Trouble with Individual 1400 Blk 60th St. S. Suspicious Vehicle 4900 Blk 12th Ave. S. Reckless Driver 5000 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Disabled Vehicle 1400 Blk 58th St. S. Theft 5600 Blk 27th Ave. S. Drunk Person 5400 Blk 15th Ave. S. Wednesday 7/13 Suspicious Circumstances 2800 Blk 49th St. S. Vessel Stop Boca Ciega Bay. Harassing/Threat/Obscene Calls Location Withheld. Burglary 5400 Blk Essex Ave. S. Suspicious Person 2600 Blk 52nd St. S. Trouble with Individual 5200 Blk Jer sey Ave. S. Theft 1400 Blk 61st. St. S. Noise Complaint 2600 Blk Upton St. S. Noise Complaint 5400 Blk 30th Ave. S. Suspicious Vehicle 5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Thursday 7/14 Suspicious Person 4900 Blk 25th St. S. Burglary 5200 Blk 27th Ave. S. Trouble with Individual 5200 Blk 18th Ave. S. Recovered Stolen Vehicle 700 Blk 54th St. S. City/County Code Violation 5400 Blk 29th Ave. S.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 43 Try your hand at Sudoku Car Burglars Arrested, Confess to Crimes Not Accused of By Cathy Salustri It started when a teenaged boys mom got suspicious when she found some GPSs in her sons room and came to the Gulfport police. stolen. her closet. when they started questioning the youth, he confessed to stealing cars. A vehicle burglary means the thief stole things out of the car, but didnt steal the car itself. It is a felony, punishable with jail time. On Friday, Gulfport police questioned four teens who admitted to car burglar on St. Pete Beachs Upham Beach and on Causeway Isles in St. Petersburg. Gulfport. Maybe the kids are telling the truth. I know these kids did not commit all car doors to see if they were unlocked, then entering the vehicles and stealing Gulfport police contacted St. Pete Beach and St. Petersburg police and let them handle the investigations for their respective cities. Neither agency had minors to their parents. Detective Sergeant Burkhart says that at least two of the teens had no prior offenses. We are working on getting the property recovered and back to the original owners, Detective Sergeant Burkhart said. Police estimates place the value of all property stolen from Gulfport vehicles this year at over $6100. Swim Lessons Focus on Safety Beach Community Center and Parent-Child Swim Lessons this spring and summer for children classes emphasize water adjustment, parenting skills and water safety, with special attention given to the varying development stages of this age group. Goals for this class include the childs enjoyment and adjustment in and around the water while instructing parents how to assist in the development of their childrens future swimming skills. Classes are held at the St. Pete Beach two consecutive weeks with morning or evening class times available. Lessons are $35 for St. Pete Beach residents and $40 for non-residents. Call the pool for more information at 727-363-9264. Dog Tag Heroes Needs Donations, Volunteers organization that provides free furniture/household items to soldiers 5601 66th Street N. in the 66th St. Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come shop or drop off your donations. Any soldier in need can contact Kathleen D. Smith, Founder/ need for their household. Call 727577-5455 or visit dogtagheroes.org.
44 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Gulfport Will Solicit Artists to Create Waterfront District Sign At the urging of city manager Jim OReilly, city council will put forth a call for artists to create a concept drawing for a Waterfront District sign at the Gulfport Boulevard edge of Clymer Park. Artists will have two months to respond with their own concept for a new Waterfront District sign. At past meetings the city considered a rendering that included a fountain as well Board (WRAB) solicited the design and presented it to council, but local artists reconsider other options. WRAB (Waterfront Redevelopment Advisory Board) president Lori Rosso said part of the WRABs decision to suggest this design when it did came from the belief that if the WRAB didnt spend the money it might not have it available responses. After council debate, with comments ranging from vice mayor David Hastings wondering why the city needed to spend money to replace the sign to councilwoman Jennifer Salmon asking the city manager to limit the call for artists to Gulfport artists only. Openings for Artists and Crafters Associations Art Walk has new twice a month Art Walk is a fantastic opportunity to have your work seen and purchased by hundreds of from outside the area. Gulfport Art Walk takes place year-round along Beach Blvd. on the First Friday and and personal creations are welcomed to submit an application now. Buskers and street performers are a limited number of openings available for those who would like to be considered. Submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance. Photos required. Venue address: 3007 Beach Blvd. S., Gulfport, FL 33707. Please visit www.SIKPromotions.com>Vendor Info>Gulfport Art Walk to apply and for additional show information or contact SIK Promotions at 727322-5217. Volunteer Opportunity Ombudsman Program needs volunteers to join its corps of dedicated advocates who protect the rights of elders residing in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult local councils are seeking additional volunteers to identify, investigate and resolve residents concerns. provided. All interested individuals who care about protecting the health, safety, welfare and rights of long-term care facility residents -who often have no one else to advocate for them -are encouraged to call toll-free 1-888831-0404 or visit the programs Web com.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 45 Everyday Cheap$kate By Mary Hunt Seven Habits of Financially Responsible People Funny thing about habits. Bad ones just seem to happen, while good ones are usually the result of considerable effort. Habits are what personal character is made of, and basically they come in just two varieties: good and bad. Some people act as if their habits were issued at birth and are not a select few, however, who know and live by the truth: It is possible to learn good habits and unlearn bad ones, no matter how ingrained or deep-seated. Its all a matter of habits or breaking bad ones is found in conscious repetition -fueled by knowledge, skill and motivation. One must repeat an action over and over and over again until it becomes a natural response, a habit. responsible, consciously focus and follow these seven habits, repeating them over and over until they become natural responses: Habit 1. Financially responsible people regularly balance their balance after every transaction. Yes, after every transaction! Habit 2. Financially responsible ahead of time whether the purchase is necessary or prudent. It means waiting. It means seeking out the best deal and being willing to walk away if necessary. Habit 3. Financially responsible simply do not spend all the money they have. Financially responsible they pay everyone else. Saving is a long-term process, and if necessary, savings goals. Habit 4. Financially responsible people dont see the monthly payment, but focus instead on the total price marketing tactics and zero in on the true cost and bottom line. Habit 5. Financially responsible a few bucks the current balance on their mortgage or other secured regularly update their net worth, and move in light of the effect it will have on their net worth. Habit 6. Financially responsible people refuse to live under the fantasy to keep up with their family, friends live joyfully within the limitations of their means. Habit 7. Financially responsible peoples actions are based upon them to pay their bills on time; to deal fairly and honestly with people; to give generously; and to restrain contentment in the things that really matter. is a process. In my case, it was a long process. I sabotaged myself for many years, convinced that I could never change. But I was wrong. I have changed and continue to make new progress every single day. And you can, too. I would consider it a responsibility with you.
46 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Summer Love: Seven Ways to Warm up to a Healthier Lifestyle Its summer. Yippee. Remove those precious ear buds, and lets play a game. Fill in the blank, thinking about what you need to do to live a healthier, happier, calmer, more joyful, less frantic life. Heres the sentence: Name your hearts desire. Learn Spanish? (Good for the brain.) Run a 5k? (Great for the body.) Meditate for 15 minutes a day? (Marvelous for equanimity and everything else.) You know my theory: When the seasons change, so can we. In summer especially, we tend to take more time for ourselves, play more and have more fun, and maybe, if were ready, we open our hearts and minds to new habits and attitudes that will make our lives richer, riper and more satisfying. Ive listed seven. Find a few that speak to you, and make them happen. Small changes bring big rewards. Who said that? I did, I do, I will, over and over: is the worst way in the world to lose body goes into starvation mode, and later in the day, you wonder how all those candy bar wrappers got your morning routine. Start your day with a tasty, energizing meal: fresh fruit smoothies, granola and blueberries, yogurt and peaches, scrambled eggs and feta. Watch the sugar, and lower the fat, and if your breakfast still includes cola drinks and jelly doughnuts, go sit in an airconditioned corner and read Food Rules by Michael Pollan. to drive your car less this summer. Good for the planet, great for the destination ... and walk the rest of the way. Or ride your bike to work, to shop, to school. It takes planning and courage and a good helmet, but you can do it, if you want to. If you dont, stop complaining about how tight your jeans are. real food, the kind your local farmers beans, melons, plums and peaches -whatever is fresh and local is what you want to eat this summer. Processed food -the fake foods that come wrapped in plastic, or packaged in bags -arent exactly poison, but its good to think of them that way will gunk up your system. summer, join the trend to reduce the amount of meat in your diet. A Monday without burgers or franks means you enjoy forms of protein that arent tainted with hormones or antibiotics: home-cooked white beans sprinkled with Parmesan or and baby tomatoes. Once you get the hang of meatless Mondays, you can move on to Farmers Market Fridays, when you sustain yourself with fresh foods and vegetables bought locally and cooked in your own kitchen. perfect time to venture outdoors and spending time in nature. Go camping, hike in the woods, paddle a canoe, under a tree and read Rumi. Its not what you do, its where you are and what happens when youre there. nature is transformative. You wont know how or why until youre out of range of a cell phone signal. good and feeling well go hand in hand. Spend some time this summer helping others. Donate time or money to a charity run, or volunteer at a some groceries to get them through the week. Suffering is all around us. joy. Its what gratitude feels like. these long summer days and delicious nights to sprout new synapses. We now know our brains thrive on new patterns, new connections, new ways of thinking and doing. Learn to play tango lesson. Summer is made for new adventures. Decide today; sign up tomorrow!
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 47 Saturday Sunsets By Melissa Lattman Families browsed the arts and crafts vendors at Saturday Sunsets on the Trail. beach trail Saturday evening. A movie on the beach followed the seaside food, crafts, and music. Plus there was a giant slide. Upcoming dates for the family friendly event are August 6 & 20, plus, September 3. Volunteer Nurses Needed at Free Clinic enthusiastic, friendly and optimistic? Do you have a couple hours a week or a month to volunteer in a warm and friendly environment with a great team? St. Petersburg Free Clinic offers free medical care to the medically underserved adult population and we need volunteer RNs and LPNs to assist our volunteer physicians and staff ARNP. All you need is a giving heart and a current license. Please be that listening ear and helping hand to someone in need. Go home feeling great by knowing that you have made a difference! Contact Angel Schumaker at angel. schumaker@stpetersburgfreeclinic.
48 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Garden Signs By Melissa Lattman full-time work in ceramic design was making custom crowns and bridges as a dental technician. the millimeterI realized I didnt want to be so perfect at everything. Pheil said. Starting in her early 20s Pheil, 40, took ceramic arts classes learning how to shape clay with a wheel and by hand. After Pheil had her son Kemper, who is now 12, she decided to pursue her interest in clay in other ways. She was inspired by the story of another young mother. I clipped an article about a woman who painted on tiles (as a home based business) and I thought I could do that. It talked about how she had young kids and her work said. Pheil started her ceramic business by making handmade signs for her home then others wanted the signs, too. I started making welcome signs for the front door and for my friends. I taught aerobics at the time at a gym out on St. Pete Beach. One of my clients said, Oh, that would be cute for my shop. Finding material for her signs is easy. Her work ranges from signs asking people to pick up after their dogs to labeling herbs to piggy banks to wine bottle ideas come from just a little bit of everywhereFaceBook gives me a lot of good material. Pheil creates her signs in her serene backyard studio where the palms gently blow, the koi pond gurgles and yellow Labrador Libby is a faithful studio companion. Pheils husband has been very supportive of her working from her homebased studio. What would she say to other parents thinking about pursuing a Seniors Chat Room table topics with the Gulfport Senior Centers Chat Room every Friday at 27 Avenue S. in Gulfport. Beta Sigma Phi will meet on Wednesday, July 27 at the home of Kay Brown at 7 p.m. for be a mice painting meeting to paint the ceramic Christmas mice for this $3 and personalized for $3.50. Call Sharon Ingram at 321-2849. Clothes to Kids has Immediate Need immediate need for school clothes back to school. Gently used school clothes especially boys and mens pants and jeans, uniforms and shoes to Pinellas School children grades K through 12 that are on the free or reduced lunch program. Families are encouraged to make their shopping appointments now and avoid the back-to-school rush. Making an appointment to shop now means they will not need to wait weeks to shop and will be ready for back to school. An appointment is easy. In South County call 727-3277100 (St. Pete store) and in North County call 727-441-5050 (Clearwater org for more information about the program. New or gently used school clothes. uniforms, and shoes can be dropped off between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday in Clearwater at 1059 N. Hercules Ave., or in St. Pete at 3251 3rd Ave. N., Suite 145. Cash donations are also needed for purchasing clothing in short supply and new underwear. Clothes provides free clothing to low-income, school-age children in Pinellas County. For more information, please call 441-5050 or visit their website at
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 49 It Starts in Parks Day By Melissa Lattman Recreation Supervisor Marivel Gutierrez shows the outdoor playground, T-Ball eld, stationery tness equipment and grassy dog area on a tour Friday of the Gulfport Recreation Center. In Parks Day. showed acoustics panels, which help with noise in the gymnasium. Plus she adjacent game room with its attached kitchen was busy with summer campers playing. room for activities such as dancing. Plus the rooms offered beautiful views of can be rented for special events. Check the Gabber each week for current recreation activities. Celebrate Summer at the IAC Kids and adults are invited to celebrate summer at the Industrial Arts Center. Blow Your Own Glass Masterpiece is available at Art Walks twice monthly and during other special events at the located in the Gulfport Art Village Courtyard, 2902 A Beach Boulevard South. From 6-10 pm, kids age 5 to 85 have an opportunity to work with blowers to create a one-of-a-kind blowing menu includes everything from paperweights and vases to drinking glasses and decorative bowls. Reality Glass Blowing Boot Camp is scheduled for August 8-12 with of a real glass blowing hot shop. Campers will make solid and blown glass projects all with colors of their Boot Camp for kids is limited to 8 campers per session, ages 8-17. For information about any of these classes, or to schedule your own glass blowing event, call the Industrial Arts Center at 727-289-9365. Registration is also available online at www. IndustrialArtsCenter.org. Water Aerobics Keep you Cool and Fit Beach Community Center and classes all summer long to help keep each week from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. are held in the outdoor pool located at 7701 Boca Ciega Drive and are $5 for St. Pete Beach residents and $6 for non-residents. Call the pool for more details at 727-363-9264.
50 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Fishy Treasure By Melissa Lattman area, sparkling blue water seems to be everywhere. But often only the surface can be seen. Maybe a playful dolphin will come along and swim by the boat or the beach. swimming at the end of a dock. But imagine placing a wide net in the water, waiting and getting a deeper look at what swims along? boarded a 32-foot boat and headed carefully rolled out the otter trawl its two wooden boards spread out like a mouth gathering sea life in the area. An otter trawl is a large net with two otter boards(as the boat moves slowly the up vegetation. Its like a treasure hunt. You never know what you are going to catch, About ten minutes later the team hauled separated the aquatic life into aerated tubs, some tubs were passed around on the boat so the water. bigger animals that swim in the estuary, Karns said. In the weeklong camp the students learned about estuary habitats including a marsh with the restoration work including planting sea oats for dune nourishment and shoveling oyster shells back onto a reef. Plus they went snorkeling and kayaking. For more information on the mission and work of the nonwww.tampabaywatch.or g Education Specialist Andy Lykens (left) empties the otter trawl into a tub of water with Education Coordinator Catherine Karns (right) helping. A cowsh just before it returns to the water. A camper looks at a spider crab up close. Get your Russian News Locally Gulfport Library is receiving a new weekly newspaper based in Moscow: Argumenty i Fakty a Russian language newspaper on a weekly schedule. It covers news from Russia, world news, health and sports. available at the reference desk to be read at the Library. Thinking of Starting a Business? have information such as permit applications, sign ordinances and other pertinent information available for you to initiate the process. Boulevard or call them at 727344-3711. Tangerine Blues Fest Volunteers Needed Want to get in early on a great volunteer opportunity? So49 (49th Street South Business Association) is recruiting volunteers for the Blues Fest. Volunteers will receive an orientation before the September 24 event and opportunities include, but are not limited to; entrance monitoring, parking, beer truck and be bigger and better than last year Hospital of St. Pete. Volunteer opportunities will be in a variety of areas so get your spot now! Contact Walt Dill at email@example.com or you can call him at 727-515-4941. Currently So49 is actively working on the Community Garden, an Artist So49 meets the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Neighborhood Center at 1617 49 Street S. in Gulfport. For more information, visit http:// so49.org or email to So49web@ aol.com or call Walt Dill at 727515-4941 or Jeri Reed at 727439-5381.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 51 A Gr eener Vi ewBy Je Rugg Tips to Reduce the Spread of Mosquitoes Lately, the news has been focused before that, can you remember all down to the Gulf Coast? Many areas mosquitoes. Of course, mosquitoes occur every summer, and there are some things about 200 species of mosquitoes in is not that they are annoying. But they can transmit many deadly viral diseases and parasites to people, pets strides in reducing some diseases, such as malaria. Other ones, like the West Nile virus have moved from Africa to the United States. Mosquitoes also transmit several varieties of encephalitis and the nematode, which gives heartworms to dogs. Mosquitoes can be grouped by how and where they lay their eggs. Floodwater mosquitoes lay their eggs on low-lying dry ground that is later eggs to hatch all at once. Under summer temperatures, the adults will emerge about two weeks after the initial heavy rains a nuisance for two weeks. Some of farther with strong winds. Container-breeding mosquitoes lay their eggs in stagnant water in tree holes, clogged gutters or anything laid on or near the water surface and hatch within a few days. A couple hundred of them together look like a the water. drink some blood before she can produce any eggs. Some species prefer mammals and some prefer birds, but they will take what comes their way. Most species prefer feeding in lowlight levels at night, late evening, early morning or in the shade. Controlling mosquitoes must begin with making sure they dont hatch in neighbors have any of the following potential mosquito nurseries? Old tires, buckets, swimming pool (even leaking faucet, air conditioner unit puddle, birdbath, fountain, pond water or septic tank, animal water bowls, irrigation water that puddles, thing left out that collects water. drain every one of these locations at least weekly. Any puddle that lasts more than four days could produce mosquitoes. In locations that cannot be drained, the best step is to kill them at the control mosquitoes is to use a product containing a biological larvicide some of them have a slow release method of dispersal. From Summit, Mosquito Dunks have been around the longest, and I have found they compressed sawdust donuts that biting, disease-spreading adults. Mosquito larvae ingest the bacteria as they feed and then get sick and mammals, birds or bees. Some other the most effective way to control mosquitoes. Adult insecticide sprays may look good to the onlooker, but they are not as effective at controlling mosquitoes.
52 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Town Shores Residents Praise GEMS their lives better. Needless to say, these comments brought a smile to the face of Sue Frank, about the quality of our service and the quality of our drivers. But, we wont rest on our laurels and we intend to implement some of the ideas shared with us today noted Frank. operated by the City of Gulfport and provides door to door transportation service for Gulfport residents 55 and over who need to access medical appointments, shopping venues, social outings, etc. gulfportseniorfoundation.org www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org. Food Program lls Summer Needs Pinellas County Health and Human Services will sponsor the 2011 Summer Food Service Program for children at recreation and community centers, school sites, churches and day camps throughout operate through Aug. 9. is a federally funded initiative operated nationwide by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered statewide by the balanced meals to children during summer vacation when school is not free at eligible sites to all children 18 years of age and younger. Program sponsors are reimbursed for meals served at approved sites in lowincome areas. For more information about the Summer Food Service Program and a listing of sites open this summer, call Carol McKinney at 727-464-8439, or visit www.pinellascounty.org/hhs. Meals on Wheels Needs Drivers For thousands of Pinellas County elderly, the Neighborly Care Network Meals on Wheels program is a pivotal part of daily life. Volunteers allow the Meals on Wheels program to continue. But recently, some volunteers have had to cut back due to high gas prices and many of our winter visitors have returned home, leaving the program in critical need for volunteers all over Pinellas County. Volunteers spend just two hours of your time, midday, once a week. Most routes have only 10 to 12 stops and are just 8 to 10 miles long. Meals are picked up at a site near you and delivered to the homebound in your area (maps and directions are provided). Do someone else a favor and you will be doing yourself one! once, youll be back! Please call Sandi Narron 727573-9444 to start helping the homebound elderly in your community today.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 53 Build a Swing and Arbor Dear Pat : We have a small backyard. I like to garden, and my children want a play area with a swing. Is there a way to incorporate these things together so we all get what we want? -Becky H. Dear Becky times satisfying everyones needs in a family -in particular, how to make the best use of your yard. A backyard is usually a safe, secure place for your children to play. Planting a garden your children to nature. You might consider building a combination swing set and arbor. under the arbor, and the arbor will provide you with a location to do some gardening. It can also be a very attractive addition to your plants, such as clematis, would be ideal for your arbor. Building a wide arbor with a swing in the center is a fairly simple do-ityourself project. You should be able to purchase all the materials for it during one stop at your local home center store. Dont scrimp on the size of the lumber used because it will have to support the weight of several children in addition to the climbing plants. Using uprights would make it a bit more stable. Pressure-treated lumber is heavy, so you may need some help A strong basic design for an arbor uses two rectangular arches spaced attached to long horizontal feet on each end, and the sides are covered with lattice panels. When custom sizing your arbor to your needs, try to make all the pieces multiples of 2-foot lengths. use standard 8-foot lumber. two horizontal feet, which will rest on the ground. Feet that are 4 feet long should provide adequate stability. Drill holes in them 1 foot from each end. Also drill holes near the ends of four vertical side-frame pieces. Bolt two side members to each of the feet using one-quarter-inch carriage bolts. Using a combination square, make sure they are perpendicular to the feet and parallel to each other. Screw some short braces from about one foot up on each side member to the feet. position and provide overall rigidity. to the width of your swing plus 2 feet is used for mounting the swing so it is centered in the arbor. Use bracing and blocking liberally between the side frames. Attach the swing and the lattice panels on the sides. each end of the feet at a 45-degree angle into the ground. Hammer three-foot-long pieces of half-inch steel rebar through the holes into the ground for stability. circular saw, hand saw, hack saw, drill and bits, wrenches, tape measure, combination square, assorted pressure-treated lumber, lattice panels, galvanized screws, assorted hardware, swing. Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r
54 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 Sustainable LivingBy Shawn Dell Joyc e Alternatives to Gas Gas prices have many of us looking at investing in alternative fueled car, take a look at greener vehicles soon available in our country. introduced by Honda in 1999 with the Insight, which claimed 70 mpg came in second at 50 mpg, but quickly sold more units, as the Prius is a midsized car and still on the market. Currently there are many hybrids on the market, but few can touch the Prius in fuel economy. Aftermarket improvements on the Prius include an updated battery pack that will give the hybrid up to 100 mpg by allowing it to be plugged on this plug-in kit is that it voids requires installation by a trained mechanic. -Purely electric cars were introduced in 1950s with the Henney Kilowatt. Low gas prices kept sales slow until General Motors upgraded the design the market and destroyed its entire inventory, causing many to speculate on GMs motives. Nissan seems to have picked up where GM left off with the 2012. Nissans electric car will have a range of more than 100 miles accomplished by improving battery technology by making batteries solves the main problem with electric cars, which historically had only a 30-mile range. New electric cars are being designed that may act as storage units for the electrical grid to the grid during times of peak demand, like when their owners during midday heat. -Solar cars would be electric vehicles directly powered by solar panels attached to the car. So far, solar engineers have yet to overcome the pitfalls of collecting enough solar energy to power a car for great distances at highway speeds and overcoming the weight of the solar shortcomings may be solved by inventive racers in the World Solar Challenge and the North American Solar Challenge, sponsored by the automakers have small-scale electric cars that can be plugged into solar arrays to recharge. Most of these cars are not street legal yet. It is a short time before plug-in electric vehicles can be charged by solar or wind-powered generators, creating the cleanest and greenest vehicles on the market. -Compressed-air engines are emissions-free piston engines invented by Frenchman Guy Negre in air through a conventional fuel injection system to power the vehicle for a range of 100 miles carrying recirculated as air conditioning. A tank of air would cost about $3 and take about three minutes at equipment to compress air to the scheduled for release in our country, Central America. -Water-powered cars are just an urban legend at this point, with either a hydrogen-fueled car or a fraud. A kit can be purchased online for less than $50 that claims to powered engines by injecting water water-powered car that has been on the American market was actually a steam-powered car called the Stanley Steamer in 1906. -Hydrogen-powered cars are mainly electric cars powered by an onboard fuel cell that generates electricity through a hydrogen/ carbon emissions, since the fuel cell only emits heat and water. Ford has already manufactured a that fuel-cell vehicles can be massproduced. However, there is still the problem of hydrogen infrastructure and lightweight hydrogen storage. price range of the average consumer at well over $50,000. -Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) cars use mainly methane normal combustion engines instead of gasoline. Combustion of methane produces the least amount of carbon emissions of all fossil fuels. Most become bifuel, running on natural are already an estimated 5 million CNG vehicles running worldwide, including cars like Honda Civics. GM released a multi-fuel vehicle in Brazil that runs on CNG, ethanol refueling stations and getting major automakers to release these cars to American markets.
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Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 57 Displa y Ad ve r tising? Call Gina at321-6965Deadline T ues 5pmtheG a b b e r A OLD TIME ROOFING CO. Residential, Commercial. All Types, Shingle & Tile Specialists. Old Time Workmanship & Integrity. Let A Old-Timer Do It! Licensed RCC0051451 and Insured. 824-9996. WALL & CEILING REPAIRS/PAINTINGInterior/Exterior, Drywall/Plaster/Stucco, Texture, Wallpaper & Popcorn Removal, Painting. Pool Deck Repairs, Insured, #C4672 15% Off. 727-458-4209.ROOFING REPAIRS $99 & UP30 Year Owens Corning Shingles. Metal roofing, at roofs. Lic#CCC1326066. Call 727418-3357. Heat/Air Conditioning PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $14 per issue. Call 321-6965. Home Improvement Home Improvement
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Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 59 RESCREENING-1 Panel OK. Pool Cages, Sunrooms, Screen Rooms, Carports, Hurricane Windows, Concrete Slabs, Sot/Facia. Visa/Master Card, Free Estimates. 727-8044300. RX11066857. Lawn Equip. Repair DO YOU REPAIR LAWN EQUIPMENT?People are calling the Gabber looking for your service! Please call today to advertise, starting at $13/wk. 321-6965. Lawn/Landscape 1/2 PRICE TREE SERVICECertied Arborist. Neat, Clean Professional. Removals, Trimming, Clean-Ups, No Job to Big or Small. Licensed & Insured. 727-3464900. JEFFS LAWN MOWING-Landscaping, Tree Trimming, Sodding, Pressure Washing and More, Just Ask! Quality Work Always, Fair Prices Guaranteed. 727-608-0231. God Bless. TREE REMOVALBig or Small. Trimming, Handyman, Yard Work, Cut Small Lots, Hauling. Licensed. Call Sylvester, 727-460-8721. EXPERT SPRINKLER REPAIR Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 15 Years Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps. 439-0792 Leave Message. Lic.#C8312. JEFFS LAWN SERVICEMowing, Trimming, Edging, Blowing, Yard Clean-ups. Leaf and Debris removal. ALSO: Odd jobs. Reasonable rates, 727-341-0185 LAWN & HAUL-Affordable Prices. Roof Cleaning, Mowing, Hedge/Tree Trimming, Brush Removal, Code Violation Clean-Ups, Debris Hauling. Dependable. Senior Discounts. Dave, 727-215-2229. Moving/Hauling DANS HAULING-341-1135. Full Service Cleanups. Bobcat & Demo Work. Painting PINNIX PAINTING INC.Interior, Exterior. In Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates. Commercial Residential References Upon Request. Lic. #C4334. 548-9293. BOYD FARMER PAINTING Family business. 30+ years, Residential, Commercial. No job to small. 2 coats paint. Quality guaranteed. Senior discount. C8626. 727-458-3650 Plumbing SMALL JOB SPECIALISTSeniors Discounts, CFC1428150 Low Rates 727-525-3952. LINGOS PLUMBING RELIABLE-Repairs, Replacements, Fixtures. Sewers, Cleaning, Remodels, New Construction, Better Business Bureau Lic.#CFC1426040. 727-403-9523. Miscellaneous Service SEWING MACHINE REPAIRS In Your Home. Most Repairs Done in Home. All Makes, All Models. Work Guaranteed. 393-3632. Home Improvement Lawn/Landscape Plumbing theG a b b e r Since 1968Buy It Sell ItClassified Ad ve r tising Fr om $4.50
60 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 ONE TIME $250.-Turn into Possible $50,000 Monthly. Find Out How, Go to website at www.roiunlimited.com/moonshine-tour. Php or Call David 727-328-1259. Help Wanted SEEKING PATIENT,-Experienced, Individual to Care for Elderly Women with Dementia in Gulfport. Cooking, light Housekeeping, Dog Walking. Contact Melissa for Details. 727-2158512 (cell) 727-381-1070.VISITING ANGELSPart time Homemaker, CNA, HHA, RN, LPN work available. Serving Greater St. Pete and Largo Area. 727-822-3034. MAIDS FOR BUSY ESTABLISHEDCompany, Excellent Rate Of Pay, Drivers License Preferred, Beach Location. 727-363-1074. HANDYMAN POSSIBLE LIVE-INPlumbing, Electric, Carpentry. Call 727-289-3588. 1996 CAVALIER CONVERTIBLE-Needs new top, good body, great engine. $1200. 727-5575531. ABC JUNK CARSWeve Paid the Most Cash For Junk & Unwanted Vehicles for Over a Decade Now. No Lies Just Honest Business. So Call us First or Call us Last, but Call Us! 727-458-7710 STERLING TOW BAR-$325. Base Plate for Jeep Liberty $200. 727-560-2508. THE HIGHE$T FA$T CA$H PAID TODAY! For your Junk Car, Truck, Van. Free 1hr. Pick-up Time. Title Requried. Sam 727-251-2130. YAMAHA VIRAGO 500-1983, 32,000 miles, excellent. Fresh tune-up. $1500. 727-5602508. Furniture/Appliances SMALL BOX DEEP FREEZER-$100. 24x24. Works Good! 815-440-5239. MIRRORED HEADBOARD, DOUBLE$50 o.b.o. By Appt. 727-381-9072. SLEEP NUMBER BEDModel 7000, King, Pillow Top, Asking $1500. 727-546-0223 General LAWN MOWERS, GO KARTS, BIKESAll Kinds. Flatbed Trailer 4 x 8. Also Lawn Mower and Small Engine Repair. Call Frank 727-418-8297. GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717. 35 BARBIE DOLLSNot Boxed. $5 each. 727345-4741. KWIKEE SLIDE TRAY-For Class A RV. (60x39), needs 42 opening. $225. 727-5602508. PLAY STATION 3-$225. Also 15 High end games $10. each. Cash Only. 727-235-1338. 1 PIECE EXERCISE GYM-Legs & Arms. $70.00 obo Can Deliver. 727-709-2660. RV 50 AMP-25 Ft. extension cord. $80. 727560-2508. Marine 2005 SWEETWATER 20FT.-Pontoon Boat with 2005 60HP 4 Stroke Mercury Engine. Under 50hrs. Many Options. 727-397-7152. KAYAK ROOF CARRIER-1 Set Stackers $50. Hully Rollers $50. 727-560-2508. Pets/Animals MOVING AND MUST FIND-Good Homes for our 5 Great Danes. All up to date on Shots. Call for Information. 727-954-8780. Business Opportunity Automotive General AVON REPS NEEDEDSign-up with top seller Or purchase products. Call Mirzana 727-453-2637TERI GRAHAMYou have a over due trafc ticket at my house. Please Call 727-322-6382. 2 LARGE KOI PONDS wAccessories & Hundreds of Large Gold Fish and Koi 727-9548780. Call to See.
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 61 AUDIENCES WANTED-People that Love Banjo Music-Sing-along-Dixieland-Having Fun! 727-368-0035. Legal Notices PLACE YOUR AD HERE$14.00 for 20 words, includes notarized afdavit of publication and tear sheet. $5.00 notary fee. 321-6965. Yard/Garage Sale SATURDAY & SUNDAY MOVING SALEAntiques, Jacuzzi, Stuff for everyone! 5710 11th Ave. N. 8-3p.m.YABO FLEA MARKET NOW OPEN!Under New Management. Saturdays 8:00am. to 4:00pm. 4929 9th Ave. So. Gulfport. 4942 13TH AVE. S.-Sunday 7/24. 10:00am.5:00pm. Canoe, Tools, Misc. BIG SALE! LOW PRICES!-Saturday Only. 2408 50th St S. Lots of Furniture & Misc. NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE-Sat. 8-2p.m. 1001 Gray St. S. Furniture, Antiques, Lamps, & Stuff. MOVING SALE-5610 15 Ave. S. Sat. & Sun. 10:00am.-2:00pm. Bedroom Set, Shed, 8ft. Trampoline, Tools, Stove, Refrigerator and More! Card of Thanks PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has never been known to fail. This novena must be said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need, to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present urgent petition. In return, I promise to make your name known and call you to be invoked. St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3 Glorias. R.S. NEVER FAILING PRAYER TO ST. MICHAEL St. Michael, the Archangel, Defend Us In Battle; Be Our Defense Against the Wickedness and Snares of the Devil. May God Rebuke Him We Humbly Pray; and Do You Oh Prince of the Heavenly Host, By the Power of God, Thrust Into Hell Satan and the Other Evil Spirits Who Prowl About the World For the Ruin of Souls. Amen. St. Michael, I Resort to Your Protection and in My Faith, Offer This Light Which Shall Burn Every Tuesday. Comfort Me in My Difculties and While Lodging in the House of Our Savior Intercede for Me and My Family That We Will Be Able to Hold God Close to Our Hearts and Be Provided for in All of Our Necessities. I Beseech You, to Have Innite Pity in Regard to Favors I ask of You (Name Them) So That I May Be Able To Overcome All Difculties as You Did the Dragons at Your Feet. Our Father (Say 3 Times). Hail Mary (Say 3 Times). Glory Be (Say 3 Times). This Prayer is to be Said 9 Tuesdays, in Succession and Each Tuesday a Candle Shal Be Lighted and a Copy of This Prayer Lft in the Church to Help Another Soul in Distress and Support the Devotion to St. Michael. This Miraculous Saint Grants Everything, No Matter How Difcult, Before the Termination of 9 Tuesdays. G.F. PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has never been known to fail. This novena must be said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need, to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present urgent petition. In return, I promise to make your name known and call you to be invoked. St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3 Glorias. M.A.T. MAY THE SACRED Heart of Jesus be adored, gloried, loved, and preserved throughout the world. Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us. Blessed Mother, pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. Say this prayer for ninet days, nine times a day. Then publish this prayer. Thank You, Jesus. G.F. Wanted Yard/Garage Sale Happy Talk
62 Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 LAYLOW BUNGALOWS-Gulfport. 5019 29th Ave. S. #3. 2/BR $695/Mo. +$350/Sec. Coin W/D on site. See pics on Craigs list. 727-7425140. GULFPORT 2702 MIRIAM ST. S.2/1 Duplex, Carport, C/H/A, $850/Mo & Security. Super Clean, Tile Floors, Two Blocks from Marina & Clam Bayou Nature Park. 727-542-6090. 1BR/1BA GULFPORT ART DISTRICT-Apt. Quiet, Single Person Only. No Pets/Smoking. Includes W/T/S, and Basic Cable. Carport, Clean. $595/Mo. +security. Ref. 727-7765544. 1BR/2BA PLUS OFFICE-Excellent Area. On 2nd oor with Deck. Private Drive and Patio. Freshly Painted, W/D. $650/Mo. 2415 7th St. N. Perfect for Nature Lover! 727-418-4885. TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton at 727-822-2200. NEAR STETSON-3br/2ba, 1 car garage. Side backyard. $1050/mo. Pasadena 1BR, $650/ mo. St. Pete Beach efciency, $575/mo. 3457036. 2BR/2BA CONDO-$825/Mo. Pool, Clubhouse, Pool Table, Beautiful Ceramic Tile & Wood Floors, Convenient Location, Cats Ok. Cable Included. 5 minutes from Beach. So. Pasadena. Les Chateaux Condominium (near Publix) 727-215-4997. William Bolanz BEACH & LUXURY, INC. 2BR/1BA APT. OFF 58TH ST. S.882SF, New Carpet/Paint. C/H/A, DW, $695/Mo. & Security. Water Included. W/D on Premesis. 727-3849136. 5945 FAIRFIELD AVE. S.-2BR. $625/Mo. +$625/ Security. Parking. 727-710-0776. ST. PETE BEACHClean Studio Spectacular Bayview Apartment. $650/mo annual. includes, WSG, Hot Water, basic cable. 10 min walk to beach & Corey Ave. Pool overlooks bay. Available furnished. Laundry on pemises. 813-340-9816 PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $14 per issue. Call 321-6965. GULFPORT EFFICIENCY-Near library, beach. $450/mo. plus electric & deposit. WSG & cable included. 727-321-8582. TWO COMMERCIAL OFFICES-for rent. Reception area, cable ready, conference room. $300/mo. each. Call 480-8546. LARGE FURNISHED ROOM-$475/Mo. Full House Privileges, Private Entrance, Parking, W/D, Electric, Water, Cable/Wireless. Included. No Smoking/Pets, 727-916-0916 or 727916-1660. TOWNHOUSE CONDO-3445 41st Terr. S. 55+ Gated. 2BR/2.5BA, Kitchen with Washer/Dryer/Dishwasher. 1325sqft., orida room. Free Cable, Pool, Tennis. $745/Mo. 504-319-4594. TOWN SHORES 55+-Community. 2BR/2BA Florida room Condo. Clean and Cozy. Pets Ok. Some Utilities Paid. Available Now. $800/Mo. 727-345-3040, 301-659-1025. 4925 12TH AVE. S.-2BR/1BA Cottage, New Kitchen, Tile Floors, Fenced Yard, Garage, Dogs Welcome. $795/Mo. plus Security. Available 7/1 727-560-2508. LOVELY GULFPORT EFFICIENCY-with Skylight, Kitchen, Fenced Yard, Private Garden. $550/Mo. +Security. Pet Ok. Minutes to Stetson. 727-321-7189 or Cell 727-481-2282. GULFPORT ART DISTRICT-Studio Apt. 3028 54th St. So. Quiet Building, Owner on Premesis, Off Street Parking, W/S/G Included. References Required. $500/Mo. & Security Deposit. Call 644-0602. Available Aug. 1st. 4551 3RD AVE. S.2BR/1BA, $795 & Security. Call Mickey the Realtor, 727-560-2508. BEAUTIFUL TOWN SHORES 1BR/1BA-3rd oor, 55+. 1yr. Lease. Newly Updated, Covered Parking. Move-in Ready, Marina View. All Amenties. $875/Mo. 954-270-4882. APARTMENTS FOR RENT-St. Pete Studio Apts. from $400/Mo., 1BRs from $500/Mo., 2BRs from $600/Mo. Vouchers & Section 8 OK. 727-804-5596. GULFPORT DUPLEX-1/1 $650/Mo. 2/1 $750/ Mo. Clean, Cute Kitchens, Big Closets, Ceiling Fans, CHA, Front Porch, Water/Garbage Included. Smoke Free, 727-424-6085. QUIET EFFICIENCIES -All utilities included. $100/wk. and up. Handyman, possible live-in. 727-289-3588. S. PASADENA BAY ISLAND-55+. Spectacular Waterview. 1BR/1BA, Covered Parking, 24hr Security. Million $ Clubhouse. Near Beaches, Shopping, Transportation. $850/Mo. 352-394-6459. 1BR APT. WITH LAKEVIEW-Clean & Quiet. On Cul-de-Sac. Washer/Dryer. $650/Mo. A/C & Utilities Included. Very Nice Condition! No Dogs 727-637-4477. TYRONE SQUARE AREA 1&2BR APTS.Close to Busline & Shopping. $550-$750/Mo. 727-410-4209. BAY ISLAND-S. Pasadena 55+, Waterview, 1BR/1.5BA Furnished, Laundry, Covered Parking. $1,100/mo. Also 2BR/2BA, 55+ Shore Drive, Waterview, $900/mo. Both Yearly! 702771-1587.GULFPORT 2BR/1BA Apt. Walk to beach. Laundry, Central AC, All appliances. $700/mo. plus $500 security. 727-347-1017. 3BR/1BA DUPLEX-Tile oors, Washer/Dryer hook-up. Near Woodlawn Park. Section 8 Ok. $1000/Mo. $500/Security. Available 6/1 1700 13th Ave. N. 727-463-5759. 1BR/1BA CONDO-Walk-in Closet. Gated Community with assigned Parking. Swimming Pool, BBQ Area and Laundry on Site. Close to Stetson, Brentwood, Shopping and Beaches. No Pets. $620/Mo. with $620/Security. 727347-1779 or 727-347-8298. GULFPORT 3/1 1400SQFT. HOME-Furnished/Unfurnished with Private Fenced Yard. $1000/Mo. +Sec. Utilities Not Included. Consider Rent to Own. Minutes to Stetson. Pet Ok. 727-321-7189 ST. PETE BEACH-1BR Cottage. Walk to Beach. New Carpeting, Appliances, Air. Water/Sewer Included. $625/Mo. Jodie 727-3216646 Ext. 120. ST. PETERSBURG-1BR. 4340 37th St. S. Beautifully Spacious Newly Renovated Condo, Large Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Area, Bath Tile Floor, C/H/A, Pool, Private Parking, Lawn Care & Much More. Must See! $550/Mo. 727-343-7332. GULFPORT-Small Quiet Efciency Apt. Private Driveway, Alley Access. Full Kitchen/ Bath, $575/Mo. & Security. Water included. No Pets/Smoking, Working Single Person Only. 727-327-2772. Furnished Rentals PASADENA WATERFRONTBay Island 55+ Gated Community. 1BR/1BA w/Wide Waterviews. Clubhouse, Pools, Close to Beach. New Throughout w/Granite Countertops. Over $20K In Renovations. $750/Mo. 727-341-0023. ST. PETE BEACH 2BR/2BA CONDOFor Sale or Rent. 1 Block from Beach. Newly Remodeled kitchen/bath. 727-410-4209. Accommodations to Share ROOM AVAILABLE IN LOVING HOME Large Bedroom w/bath. Across from Lake. Prefer Elderly Couple and Can Assist with Care. Rent Negotiable. 727-320-3681. ROOM FOR RENT-Gulfport. $475/Mo. Utilities, Cable, Wi-Fi, W/D Included. On Bus Line. Call for Info. Very Clean! 727-384-9154. ROOMS AVAILABLE IN PRIVATE-Homes from $400-$500 Monthly. Applications and Criminal Background Checks Required. Contact Home Share Pinellas 727-945-1528 www. homeshareprogram.org ROOM FOR RENTFurnished/Unfurnished. Private Entrance, Share Bath. Microwave, Fridge, Utilities, Wireless Included. $125/Wk, $125 Dep. Employment, References Required. 727-686-5765. Commercial Properties Rent OFFICE SPACE S. PASADENAAt Executive Bldg. 727-209-0606 or 727-688-1927. Real Estate for Rent Real Estate for Rent Real Estate for Rent
Gabber July 21 July 27, 2011 63 OPEN SUNDAY 1-4PM.-5545 4th Street S. Move-in Ready 2BR/2BA block Home w/Garage. Listed at $79,900. Quick Closing Possible. Misti Kehoe, Realtor RE/MAX METRO 727-744-1649 MistiKehoe@gmail.com Real Estate for Sale 2BR/1BA HOME-Garage, New Roof, C/H/A. Corner Lot Close to Beach, Shopping. & Schools. Stetson. $50,000 Neg. Please Call 727-744-0592. 1BR/1BA CONDO-Walk-in Closet. Gated Community with assigned Parking. Swimming Pool, BBQ Area and Laundry on Site. Close to Stetson, Brentwood, Shopping and Beaches. No Pets. $30,000. 727-347-1779 or 727-3478298. Open House Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale TOWN SHORES BARCLAYFor Sale by Owner. 1BR/1BA 3rd Floor Condo. Remod eled, Covered Parking. $64,000. Vanda 727329-8285. BY OWNER-Roebuck Park 5214 30th Ave. S. GP. Corner Lot 90x92, Blocks from Beach. 2 Story Historic 1930s Home. 1512sqft. New Roof, Exterior Paint. $135,000 Cash. 813-2353739. Been in Family 60yrs. 2401 59TH ST.SO2Br./1.5Ba., garage, CHA, New carpet, paint. Screend Porch. Storage. Must See. Michele KingSail Away Realty. 727-433-3610
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