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No. 2240 January 12 January 18, 2012 Astronomy and Art in Gulfport I can see craters with starbursts! April Arnesen exclaimed as she peered through the super-powered telescope Friday night. He called it straightened. Arnesen was referring to a member of the St. Pete Astronomy Club (SPAC). Every Friday Art Walk for over a have brought their telescopes to the corner of Beach Boulevard and 30th Avenue South so people can peer at the stars and the moon. SPAC meets at the Science Center of Pinellas County at 8 p.m. on the fourth Friday of every month. They also have full moon viewing sessions at Withlacoochee River Park. Contact the club at (813) 792-0721. Teen Wins Gulfport Prostate Run15-year-old Hunter McCann won the annual J. West Prostate Cancer 5K Run and Walk in Gulfport this Saturday. McCann came in of 17:26. off the event with included free prostate screenings. Over 100 runners and walkers started and ended their race in front of the Casino Saturday morning. New Magistrate Brings Changes, Saves City, Defendants Money procedures for the special magistrate People must go to court if they want to Catherine Hartley explained. mayor Steve McFarlin said. The changes also streamlines the penalty See Magistrate, page 5
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Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 3 Catch a Jazz Concert will sponsor the following concerts: Tess and the Dixie Chaps will play from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Bilmar Beach Resort in Treasure Island. Admission is $7. Call 727-522-6977. 8100 Park Boulevrd in Pinellas Park. guests. Call 727-397-1875.
4 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 St. Pete Beach Classic Returns to the 2012 St. Pete Beach Classic/ Wendy Johnson Memorial Run. The 9th annual road race is slated for the weekend of January 13 -15. The event includes a race for every level of participant. Making its debut in 2012 is the half January 15. The races will take place on the streets of beautiful St. Pete Beach. The race courses are The event venue is the Sirata Beach Resort and Conference Center located at 5300 Gulf Blvd. located at the Sirata. The threeday weekend event kicks-off with a 14 and will feature many local and national vendors. Registration is now open at www. stpetebeachclassic. For more information on the schedule of events visit firstname.lastname@example.org or call 727-367-2730. Proceeds from the three-day event Community Center. The St. Pete Beach Classic/Wendy Johnson Memorial Run is a partner event for Sign of ChangesST. PETE BEACH The city commission approved standards for its sign ordinances. Because each have different standards. Our sign regulations are arranged Catherine Hartley explained. In a district like the Town Center Core are different than those in the Large Resort district. We had to adopt corresponding sign standards for
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 5 Magistrate, from front pagecity attorney Susan Churuti explained when Commissioner Al Halpern asked. Commissioner Halpern spoke to the Gabber at greater length about this issue; please see the District One candidates article in this issue. Free Family Movie Day Enjoy free movies with the kids at 10:30 a.m. in the Francis Purdy Friends Room at the Gulfport Public Library at 5501 28th Ave. S. The free popcorn provided by the Library! 893-1074.Great Backyard Bird Count If you would like to get motivated Bird Count is the perfect opportunity. and Canadian partner Bird Studies Canada. The results provide a snapshot of the whereabouts of more own Jane Ogilvie will walk you through the process through her 17th at 1 p.m. at the Gulfport Senior Center at 5501 27th Ave. S. This is a free to the public presentation. Anyone can participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count. This is a free event and no registration is needed. Watch and count birds for at least February 17-20. Enter your results can watch as the tallies grow across the continent. The four-day count typically records more than 10 million observations.Take a Basic Drawing Class a Basic Drawing Workshop on Saturdays starting January 14 and running through February 18 from 1-2:30 p.m. The Center is located at 2726 54th Street S. in Gulfport. For more information or to pre
6 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 SPCREA to Meet The South Pinellas Retired Teachers Association (SPCREA) meets at 11 a.m. the second Thursday of each month from October through 19th Ave. and 34th St. N. Meetings are open to all who have worked in administrators. The meeting begins at 12 noon with an activity planned by the hospitality committee. At the January 12th meeting AARP speaker Anne Marie Flannery will The meeting adjourns by 1 p.m. of interest to the group. Email Joyce Walters at email@example.com for more information. Suncoast Sierra Club to Meet The Suncoast Sierra Club of Pinellas Drew Street. Richard Smith will share his adventures of hiking the and the Continental Divide. At the time he completed The Triple Crown people had done so. All three hikes border to border through 22 states. He has continued hiking in Camino de Santiago in Spain and climbed the Africa. The public is invited to this For further information call Joyce at 727-526-5065. Learn How to Use a Mariners Compass class presented in one evening by the St. Petersburg Sail and Power or older. This seminar explains how boat compass. You will learn which how to deal with variation between to adjust your compass to remove most of the deviation caused by essential seminar for all boaters. January 18 from 7-9 p.m. at the materials cost $25 per family. There is a maximum of 20 students. Preregistration is required. Register on-line at www.boating-stpete.org. Seniors Chat Room Join others as they experience table topics with the Gulfport Senior 2 p.m. The Center is located at 5501 27 Avenue S. in Gulfport.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 7 Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show/Sale The members of the Pinellas Geological Society and other local Gem and Mineral Clubs will be and collections of rocks and minerals at their 36th Annual Show and Sale the Parkside Room at the Largo in Largo one block east of Seminole The hours of the show are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free. Call Hugh at 727894-2440.Audition for the Arts Magnet High School Pinellas County Center for the Arts (PCCA) will be holding auditions for all interested students who are Performance and Instrumental and Vocal Music. PCCA is a magnet housed at Gibbs High School campus for grades 9-12. They are seeking talented and motived students to join their artistic community. and 28 from 8:30-3:00. Please contact 2031 for further information. Town Shores Red Hatters year. Bring your $2 down to the clubhouse lounge at 12:45 and be ready to play at 1 p.m. If you are new to Town Shores and would like to know what Bunko is come down and watch. have a short Continental breakfast meeting scheduled to collect $5 annual dues and share some ideas. New members are always welcomed. Come to the clubhouse lounge at 9:30 a.m. They will be attending the St. Petersburg Little Theater to see 22nd. Cost is $19 and dinner on your own after the 2 p.m. matinee performance. Money must be in by at 347-4064 for tickets. Hat cruise. Pickups will be starting around 9-9:30 a.m. Garden Club of St. Petersburg On January 19th there will be a Horticulture Seminar Joy of Growing Orchids presented by Michael Polen of Art Stone Orchids with coffee at 9:30 a.m. and the program to begin at 10 a.m. at the Garden Club.
8 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber Annual Dinner Installation of the 2012 Board is year. They will also be announcing their Business of the Year Award Winners! The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Annual Dinner and Installation of the 2012 January 19 at the Hilton Clearwater keynote speaker will be Pierre-Yves legendary Jacques-Yves Cousteau. The event begins with a cocktail hour at 6 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. The cost is $60 which includes a drink ticket and full dinner. For more information or Page at 727-360-6957 or RSVP@ tampabaybeaches.com. Save the Date St. Petersburg Times investigative will be the speaker at the Circle of annual meeting on February 9th. Mr. about the murder of Gulfport resident Karen Gregory and Zoo Story about Park Zoo. The meeting will be held at 5501 27th Avenue S. Call 488-0663. Chowdahs Not Just for Clams recipe in the First IAC Chowdah and amateur cooks are invited to compete side by side in this friendly competition to be staged at the Industrial Arts Center courtyard. Entry deadline is January 25th for the chowder tasting and judging event. The entry fee is only $25 and includes an IAC membership and commemorative apron. Check the Industrial Arts Center website for details: www.IndustrialArtsCenter. org. A panel of local celebrities will pick the winners in a blind tasting. Attendees will have an opportunity at a cost of $1 per vote. Proceeds will support the Industrial Arts Center and third place winners will receive Industrial Arts Center. Event tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for kids. For more information call 727-289-9365 or visit www. industrialartscenter.org. Audition for New Company Three Muses & A Fool Productions repertory company and is holding auditions on January 18th at 7 p.m. at 3009 54th Street S. in Gulfport. All actors over 18 years are welcome to audition. Audition will be based is necessary. Contact Ciara.Carinci@ gmail.com for further information.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 9 Azalea Disc Golf Competition Enter the Disc Golf Clinic and Competition for youth All you need is a two-person team consisting of at least one player age 16 or younger. The other player can be any age. Scores for 18 holes of play will be combined. Trophy discs will be awarded to the top three teams and there will be plenty of giveaways for all participants. The cost is $25 per team and includes 18 holes new disc and many more giveaways. Teams can register for the event at more registration information www. stpete.org/recreation or call Cory Kapes at 727-893-7150 to sign up. Party under the Lights A-Grille Centennial Celebration then you have another chance to January 21st from 4-10 p.m. Come between Pass-A-Grille Way and Gulf Way for the festivities. There will be live music featuring the Evanderland and non-alcoholic refreshments to be sold by the Association. The shops will be open until 8 p.m. and the Suntan Artists will have their tents on 8th Avenue all day. Bring your chairs and join the fun at the Celebration under the Lights on 8th. The Pass-A-Grille Community Association is hoping to make this a quarterly event and they look forward to seeing you there! Seminar Seeks to Reduce Risk of Falling There will be a free seminar on 22nd Ave. S. in St. Petersburg. Learn how to reduce your risk of falling and your fear of falling. Continental breakfast served. Call 727-321-9444 to register.
10 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Letters Keep Gulfport Beautiful Dear Editor: I have lived in Gulfport since May of 1998. I walk my two dogs twice a day. On every walk I take several bags with me. LOT fuller than my poop bags! I am shocked and disgusted at the trash my fellow residents leave on the streets! Mainly I am picking up alcohol containers. I agree with Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon on increased signage and education. I say go to the local schools and have the students patrol the streets and alleys for even just a much cleaner. There is no way police I walk daily in a four block radius of my home and am absolutely I am just one person of many I am sure who are picking up after these callous and uncaring litterers. What no one is being caught! Help Keep Gulfport Beautiful! Joline Weeks Problem with NonEmergency Phone Line Dear Editor: On January 3rd I called the non-emergency phone council meeting was to be held. At the last meeting it was said that the meeting may have to be moved due to some A/C work being done at City Hall in the council meeting room. I got the Largo Police Department. The person who answered the phone said he would have to call the Gulfport Police and have him call me as he had no information. In light of that lists information about council meetings and any other information Patricia MillwardCity of St. Pete Beach: Notice of Temporary Trafc Restrictions for the St. Pete Beach Classic 5K, 10K & Half MarathonRoad Closures: Saturday, January 14 & Sunday, January 15, 2012 Effective 6:45 10:15 a.m. Blind Pass Road: 6800 9300 Blocks Coquina Way: 7700 7900 Blocks Gulf Boulevard: 4400 9300 Blocks Sunset Way: 7100 7500 Blocks 67th Avenue: 500 700 Blocks 71st Avenue: 700 800 Blocks 75th Avenue: 400 600 Blocks 93rd Avenue: 400 Block Gulf Boulevard: 2100 3500 Blocks (Sun. only) 21st Avenue: 0 300 Blocks (Sun. only) Closed roads will be opened as soon as participants have safely passed through the area. We that this might cause. Free Health and Fitness Expo at Sirata Beach Resort 6:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Free Party and concert at Rum Runners behind the Sirata by "The Horny Toads" Food and Beverage available For further information visit: www.stpetebeachclassic.com
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 11 Huge Yard Sale in St. Pete BeachST. PETE BEACHThe City of St. Pete Beach is hosting its next huge from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at the St. Pete Boca Ciega Drive. All are welcome to sell their items or come seeking for SPB residents and $17.50 for non-residents. There is no fee for shoppers. Registration is going on yours! Call 363-9245 for more information. Gulfport Celebrates Arbor Day the City of Gulfport celebrates the life of trees and their importance through honoring Arbor Day. This event will be held this year at Tomlinson Park (corner of 54th St. S. and 19th Ave. S.). The Gulfport Recreation Division have included the children from the School Year Child Care Program to Council will provide refreshments and a new tree will be planted in Tomlinson Park. Free Pecan and Myrtle Leaf Holly seedlings will be available to the guests who attend. The Mayor and Council will also be there during the celebration. All are welcome. Industrial Arts Center News The Industrial Arts Center in Gulfport announces that the Kids January 14th at 10 a.m. Glass Blowing Ladies Night is scheduled 6-10 p.m. Registration is open to Glass Blowing and Fun with Torches lampwork series. For call 727-289-9365 or visit www. IndustrialArtsCenter.org. Card/Game and Bocce Party 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tables are for card/games of six and eight. This event is open to the public. Bring your own group or join one of theirs. Light lunch is served. Donation of $7 in the form of advance ticket sales only. A portion of the proceeds will the needy. Call 798-6355 or visit
12 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Email your r equest to News@theGabber .com Ha ve you got a question f or your city gove rnment? By Cathy SalustriCity of Gulfport: Kayak Rentals on the Beach Q: What is the status of Councilwoman Barbara Banno's desire to allow boat (kayak) rentals on the beach? Who will be able to do this? A: water activities and related rentals similar to what one may have seen at based on the following minimum standards: liability insurance. beach. The plan should include the type of rental equipment (as well as model capabilities and a list of existing or previous contracts similar to what Gulfport wants. pay the city. Trash & Treasures Sale 100 Pasadena Avenue N. in St. Petersburg will hold a Trash January 21st from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Pinellas Way. Light lunch is available for $3. Doors will not open before 9 a.m.Club to Hold Annual Card/Game Party be holding its Annual Card/Game Church on the corner of 28th Ave. S. and 53rd St. S. in Gulfport. The Card/ fundraising event with proceeds to be awarded to help the schools and Most tables are sold for games of public. Typical games played are your imagination and start your own group they will put you with one. the date and join them on January lunch. For more information or to buy your tickets ($12 donation) call Petie at 727-343-6450 or Julie at 727343-6587.
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14 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Anchoring and Mooring Summit January 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. the city will host its second public meeting to collect input on a proposed pilot program to explore potential options for regulating the anchorage and mooring of vessels outside the marked The summit will be held in the Karen A. Steidinger Auditorium at the Fish Eighth Ave. SE. Municipal Marina at 727-893-7329 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. www.stpete.org/marina/waterfront_ summit.asp. Learn how to nd Grant Funds Center Campus Library is now Cooperating Collection which provides free access to computer database tools and books to help members are invited to a free workshop to learn how to use the the top national comprehensive grant seeking databases that gives up to scholarships. This free workshop will be held St. Petersburg College -Allstate Campus. This workshop will be Grants Specialist. Space is limited and all participants line go to https://www.spcollege.edu/ survey/9289 or contact Carolyn Geck 727 -341-4566. The Allstate Center is located at 3200 34th Street S. in St. Petersburg.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 15 Maine Lobster Feast and Elvis entertainment by Elvis. Donation of $20 includes a full Maine lobster meal with desserts by Ann. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. A portion of the and food for the needy. Event is open to the public. Call 798-6355 or visit Donate a Bike YNOT Ministries is a 501c3 youth outreach located at 1000 55 street so in Gulfport. They are focused on leading teens closer to Christ through service to others. They are in need of bikes that can be reworked for the homeless and youth of the area. Their youth plan to recondition these bikes so others can have transportation to work and school free of charge. If you have new or used boys or girls make a donation please contact Nick Harper at 727-418-7777. They are also looking for a storage location to work on these bikes. If you have one please email Nick at ynot4jesus@ gmail.com. Learn about Floridastyle Gardening Water Resources Department will offer a series of six free workshops on Florida-style gardening from January 25 to March 7. The series which will help gardeners save friendly Demonstration Garden. The sessions will be offered by specialists from Pinellas County Extension and St. Petersburg Florida-friendly Landscapingtm. Classes will be held on Wednesdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Water Resources building located at 1650 Third Avenue N. in St. Petersburg. Preregistration is strongly suggested as call 727-551-3177 and leave your of attendees. and Rain Barrels. After attending will be available for purchase. your landscaping ideas! Tour of the Garden prior to workshop. 2Clinic (continuation from Feb. 8th class). Experts work with you on your including the latest research results. Demonstration Garden prior to workshop. Systems and Micro-Irrigation Clinic. Includes hands-on activities and product demonstrations. a tree pruning demonstration.
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Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 17 Students can get a Look at County Government Have you ever seen a medic respond to a heart attack? Do you know how like to be behind bars? Teens Behind the Scenes is a new program that takes an exclusive look at the inner workings of Pinellas County government. Once a month go behind the scenes to experience the county running. the Scenes was created by students for students and is modeled after the fourth Wednesday of the month from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the site of the featured department. Program line-up is as follows: Survivor Public Works on January 25. Take a trip to the public Law & Order on February 22. Investigate the roles of law defense attorneys and the judge. Most Wanted! on March 21. Take a tour of the Pinellas County Jail. (Parental release required to participate.) 9-1-1 101 on April 18. Get an up-close look at the Pinellas County EMS system and get the chance to demonstration. Awards Night (6 p.m.) on April 24. Be on PCC-TV with your County Commissioners and receive your This free program is open to high school students who are at least 14 years old. The registration deadline for each session is two weeks before pinellascounty.org/yac. For more The Pinellas County Youth Advisory Committee is comprised of high school students who provide input and assistance to the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners. Membership is open to high school students who reside in Pinellas County.Visit Annual Health and Beauty Fair The Gulfport Senior Center will hold their Annual Health & Beauty a.m. to noon. Event features health avoiding the Donut Hole. You need to purchase a $3 ticket if you want to eat lunch from the Gas Grill. Call 727-893-2237 or 727-893-1231. The Center is located at 5501 27th Avenue S. in Gulfport.
18 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 This Weeks Solution Gu lfpo rt G ar den & B ird Club The program at Allison's Orchids on February 9th has been cancelled. Instead the club is going to participate in the national Great Backyard Bird Count. Further details will be forthcoming. Classic Car Show to Benet Charities, Teens A Classic Car Show is coming on February 4th on the Tangerine Greenway (49th St. and 18th Ave. S.) in Gulfport from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show fee is $30 per vehicle and there will be trophies awarded for for the kids and 50/50 drawings and same fees apply. Email jsrtraining@ aol.com for vendor information and competition entry forms. Call Phil at 727-327-3509 for vendor and sponsorship opportunities. Teen Council and the Gulfport Police Explorers.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 19 The Gabs We went to Scooter Rescue and Repair on Gulfport Blvd. and asked them, "What is the biggest challenge about owning and operating a business along this stretch of Gulfport Blvd.?"?Tim Duprey, Mechanic : Dealing with all the different cultures of people and trying to keep your patience. Jim Quin, Owner: The bus stop with the trash in front of it. The theft get to the St. Pete side the Gulfport compliment the Gulfport Police (is the bigger issue). You pick it up brought us the liners but they said faithful about that. Patrick Holt, Sales and Repair: The theft. To have to put out hurts the business. The trash can be picked up and thrown away; a bike? investigate and crack somebody over the head with a two by four.
20 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of Worship
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 21 Religious Services, Classes & Events Call 321-6965 for more information on placing your ad in this special sectionPlaces of Worship GriefShare to Meet The GriefShare support group will meet through March 30. A professional DVD is shown each week with discussion on Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon at Cornerstone Community Church at 6745 38th Avenue N. in St. Petersburg. Call 727-343-7747. The facilitator is Care Givers Support Groups the health concerns of another? Giver Support Groups in the Life Enrichment Center at 227 70 Street S. One group meets on Tuesday evenings from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and the other meets on Wednesdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Both groups are open to the public for those attending to share with others who are in like situations of care giving. The person may be a relative or just a good friend. It is not necessary that the individual reside in the same house with you or even the same state. Call 347-2809.
22 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Charity Wine and Auction Event 420 22nd Street S. St. Petersburg will hold a Charity Wine and Auction 7-10 p.m. This innovative venue is located inside a recently-renovated historic freight railway station. Come best of small vineyard wines from a sale of specially selected works of renowned local artists. Proceeds will support Suncoast Hospice and King of Peace Metropolitan Community Church (MCC). Individual tickets 323-5857. Eat at the Gulfport Senior CenterSenior Center Snack BarCome see our new menu for Breakfast and Lunch Items. Room also available for small luncheon meetings (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) 5501 27 Avenue S. in Gulfport
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24 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 By Matthew Margolis Puppy Presents giving the gift of a puppy for Christmas. the chaos of the season to the coldness of the climate to the fact that it is such a personal decision -essentially the only time you get to choose a family that? So this column is for all the people who pull off a ribbon and open a box to puppy. thing you reach for is the manual. But what do you do? likely instinctive: You bond. You reach arms and hold him. You cuddle with him. You stroke his fur and scratch behind his ears. You reassure him and make him feel safe and loved in his new world. You keep doing this for the rest of his life. Where it goes from there depends largely on his temperament and your environment. If he strikes you protect him from any chaos. If he bounds around the room brave and beginning the process of puppyPuppies need three things right off Day One with your new puppy is not the time to lay down the law. So if to eliminate the word no from your vocabulary. Here are a few more tools and tips to get you off on the right paw: -Invest in a baby gate and a crate. No dog under the age of 2 should have free rein. His crate should be large out and turn around. It also should offer good visibility. The idea is to create a safe haven that is comfortable and inviting. Deck it out in soft chew crate is not a place for punishment or timeouts. You want him to love his you have to be out of the house or even out of the room for a while. -Begin a housebreaking routine. it is the time to get into a routine. The effusively the moment he eliminates. quickly and thoroughly and then take no-ing. -Puppies teethe and puppies chew. To relieve the pain of teething while blanket. For more information on raising your com.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 25 SPCA Pet of the Week year old DSH Tiki will charm her way into your heart. This mellow kitty enjoys spending most of her time sitting on the window sill watching all the commotion that goes on friendly with kids who had experience with an older feline. or call 727-586-3591. Maddie is a gorgeous 4-month-old female black and white jumping and playing with her brother Hamlet. Maddie is or www.petpalanimalshelter.com. Pet Pal Animal Shelter badly needs a home. The nice lady who has been fostering Minnie has some health problems and can no longer care for her. This is a very sweet cat who just loves people and has a great disposition. Because she had a tough time with to be an only cat. Could you consider Minnie as THE cat for Save Our Strays Bark for Life Come join the American Cancer dogs and their owners can come out help raise funds and awareness for begins at 2 p.m. with registration and a walk honoring survivors and concludes at 6 p.m. with a doggy parade down Shore Blvd. (so bring your pups dressed to impress!). There will also be special dog demonstrations and an obedience demonstration from a local dog trainer. This noncompetitive walk is a fundraising opportunity that honors the caregiving qualities of canine companions. It is $10 to register and all proceeds go to the American the world celebrate more birthdays. and plenty of fun. Canine participants must be kept on proof of current canine vaccinations and be six months old or older. Only canines and their humans may participate and should respect each Gulfport Recreation Center is located at 5730 Shore Boulevard S. Contact Sandy Valentine at 727320-2069 or like them on Facebook at Bark For Life-Gulfport.
26 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 By Holiday Mathis journey in Capricorn. With Mercury a strong theme of tradition running through activities and events. before you approached similar undertakings. You might not choose of history. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Instead of sitting around wondering if someone else is planning on taking your relationship to the next relationship to look and feel like. Slip into the mindset of already having what you desire. You will actually be able to pretend your way into the next stage. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The luxuries and extras are important take it upon yourself to cultivate the spirit of optimism in yourself special. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Just have to be sad. People sometimes get laugh and sing. ARIES (March 21-April 19). You will be comfortable understanding the gray area of policies and practices that others do not know how to what your advantages are and play to them. An investment you make early in the week will contribute to TAURUS be involved in a highly competitive realm. Try not to think about the other people who are trying for the extent they are irrelevant. What you really need to do is stay involved in your own scene. Do what makes you feel positive and keep improving. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Even though you know there are those of making the most of the resources your best with what you have. happens mid-week to expand your fortunes. CANCER adage: A spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down. There are ways to take care of business that make life seem sweeter and also a lot more fun. A good-natured friend achieve a jovial state of mind along the way. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your energy is so high this week that hour than many can do in a day. though. High productivity will lead to more work. Someone new comes into your life to beg the question: When are you going to make fun a VIRGO be working toward that special moment when everything clicks in and you know what to do next. will be preceded by long stages of feeling clueless and uninspired. So to be a sign of greatness to come. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). If a comedian tells a joke and no one change up the content or delivery. little work to be done. Switch it up. Try a new style. Save the show. SCORPIO hear about those in your family or right now. When you step up and help the person who is experiencing also makes you appreciate your own health and good fortune. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your creative energy needs an avenue that involves other people. Take it out of the practice room and talents are meant to be shared. When you new insight and inspiration. This Week's Birthdays loved ones as you interact with them closely throughout the year -delivering what only you can contribute. Business decisions arise in March. Your advisors have your yourself. Your intuitive voice will advise you the best way. Fresh faces become fast friends in June. Love and laughter. July is your chance to run with a stellar business idea. Music at Gulfport Beach PavilionMonday, 1-3:30 p.m. Lolita Tuesday, 1-3:00 p.m. Entertainment by Mark Blackwood & his harmonica Wednesday, 1-3:30 p.m. Karaoke by Arlene & Len The Melody TunesThursday, 1-3:00 p.m. Karaoke by Cookie and Dave Friday, 2-4:00 p.m. Entertainment by Geno Saturday, 1-3:00 p.m. Music for listening & dancing by Chicago Rich or by Overdue Bill Sunday, 1-3:00 p.m. Entertainment for dancing by Woody & his accordian Weather permitting
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 27 Register now for Gulfports Get Rescued preparing for its eighth annual event 25th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This popular street festival has evolved from one block and a handful of year to a popular and festive event representing as many as 60 animal rescue groups from throughout the region. to raise money and awareness for offer their wares to festival-goers. Pet related activities will include a pet parade (bring your rescues and accompanied by their own canine Gulfport to support what has become a beloved tradition. applicants/winter/applicants-getrescued for information and to rescue groups can participate for Deadline for applications is January Annual Charity Ball to Benet ACHThe Evening Guild is proud to present the 81st Charity Ball will be held on January 28 from 6-11:30 p.m. at the Vinoy Fifth Avenue NE. Tickets are $250 per person. The Charity Ball was originally started more than 80 years ago by women in the St Petersburg community to help raise funds for charity. It became a fundraiser of the The Charity Ball has been held in the exception of a few years during World War II. Hospital Guild Evening Branch work hard throughout the year planning the Charity Ball. Attendees can look and a live and silent auction. There special live entertainment! The Evening Branch has a reputation of keeping their guests wondering until that evening just what the theme is all about and giving guests that feeling of awe upon entering the ballroom. To purchase tickets to the Charity 727-347-6288 or blumerlynn@aol. com.
28 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 St. Pete Beach Commission RaceAl Halpern, IncumbentLast year a resident brought code issues along an alleyway in your district to your attention. What have you done about it, and why did you need a resident to point out the problem why didnt you notice it sooner? I wrote down the areas and went to Heidi (the code to light that we would cite the parties about certain take action until they came they would come with the would then be dismissed. Then the cycle would start over until they would get cited again. attorneys to see if we can do something (so that) if you cited. We have something we may need to modify it. This should make people police their own problems before code enforcement gets involved. You asked why I had not normally drive down the to say. I have started doing down alleys.It seems like youre in the minority on the commission. Do you think youre able to help? Many times it is 3-2 vote, with you being one of the two. We got most of our major things passed. The most recent thing that disappointed me is I wanted a lower tax rate. It was and then changed at the second reading back to the higher rate. I was the one vote out of four. commission a a whole has gotten along pretty well together.Deb Edney, Candidate The Gabber ran a recent introduction of the candidates article. In that article Deb preceding one of her answers. The Gabber the error.Most of what you speak to at council is the death of your nephew. How can voters know you will address anything else effectively as their elected representative? Although that is a lot of web site and be supported like it was before no matter who is mayor or who is on the city commission. I think we should be able to get around Save Our Troops. has nothing to do with my I understand that now that the dark with what was have done a lot of homework (Save Our Little Village) For Responsible Growth) What we need now is someone that is going to present both sides of the issues understandable English so going on. together and explain to the residents clearly what the vision is of the CRA (Community Redevelopment Area) and the comp plan so they can make informed platform.Would you say you are a SOLV commissioner, a CRG commissioner, or something else? commissioner because I explain to the residents that I am commissioner for the people. Anybody that supports my platform of being straight and clear and explaining the issues and the projects that come to their donations or any other contributions they could make to my campaign. We have to have a voice for not any one particular need everybody to speak the truth.The Race For District OneSt. Pete Beach District One residents will vote for one of these three candidates.By Cathy SalustriWe sat down with all three candidates for the District One election and asked them each two questions. Rather than ask them about the issues, we asked for their point of views on other issues. Heres what they told us.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 29 Lorraine Huhn, CandidateYoure the face of SOLV, the group that some say represents the hoteliers interests. Why should residents vote for someone who (they may feel) historically represents commercial ventures rather than the residents? The face of SOLV has gone blank because SOLV I would say that I represent the taxpayers of St. Pete started the political action the outcome of the election that demanded a vote on everything. That was the was going to be voted on by the people. We knew there were things that were out of the purview of the individual. What happened here is the business community knew; they could see something positive was happening and business community offered assistance. We became the consolidation of people with various backgrounds and interests female because we had one bring all of the elements of the comp plan before the voters. that they would vote in favor of it. And it happened not the conversations with the because people told us the things that they thought what they worried about not brought us together and made it possible for the vote of the people to say yes to the Comp plan.Give us three concrete examples of what you would do to make life better for the voters. improve the communication. I believe there are misplaced opportunities because people are getting snippets of information. As a result they make decisions that are based on incorrect information. The second thing is to try and change the emotional environment from the calmer demeanor so that we can think through things with more intellect rather than emotion. The third thing is I am very dedicated to the redevelopment of Corey west end.Marvin Shavlan, IncumbentYou had a free ride in the last election. This go-round you have an aggressive challenger. You opened your campaign taking a swing at her. Why did you opt to take that route instead of touting your accomplishments? I thought I talked bout a lot of good things. I think (the of interest. The funny thing Every person I talked to was surprised and when they heard about it they were disgusted. I think people are sick of these lawsuits. on any of the settlements. residents are going to have no representation on this very basically going to have an it in place unencumbered sitting around and watching our city decay because we have one or two people who disagree with the majority expressing your opinion but we live in a democracy move in on and let our city progress.You are a SOLV commissioner. Give us of things youve done that help the residents more than the hoteliers. helps both. Does that count? I was the one who went to the commission and said of the comp plan voting requirements on the ballot. It took a little while because we had the Amendment it was put on the ballot and the residents agreed that the voting requirements needed to go. to get the commission to put year. Having those reserves is very important because ever had a direct hit by Continued on next page The Race For District ThreeSt. Pete Beach District Three residents will vote for one of these two candidates.By Cathy SalustriWe sat down with both candidates for the District Three election and asked them each two questions. Rather than ask them about the issues, we asked for their point of views on other issues. Heres what they told us.
30 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 loss of taxes. We need to have a buffer. any increase in ad valorem taxes. Avenue rejuvenation. Our visioning area we need to focus on. We need to and restaurant destination. I got scheduled to do that the end of this year. who felt that the ballot language on the repeal of the comp plan voting requirements was misleading. I commission approved it. It also protected the city from a lawsuit. I against future lawsuits. with the exercise equipment which going to be ordering the equipment sometime this month. convinced the commission to redo the of repair. I think it makes it easier for user-friendly.Brooke Anderson, CandidateYour husband is suing the city. How will you be able to work effectively with the commission on resolving the lawsuits? have been with my husband for 17 I support my husband in what he does; he supports me in what I do. The important thing to remember against Marvin Shavlan; I am. I am more than willing to settle all lawsuits. Every lawsuit and I will recuse myself on anything that has myself.In your initial response to the Gabber questions last month you mentioned you would be working to get the need a 3-2 vote to do this; if you cannot accomplish this, how do you think that statement and your desires will impact your relationships and things you ask him to do? do I put this? I guess I should say our city government in a long time. will ensure that the enforcement in that St. Pete Beach is at a breaking employees are underfunded by $22M. be blamed on the commission as well as the city manager have been using the city pensions as a piggy bank. The very few people use and they choose not to spend down the pension debt. square off Egan Park and not pay off streetscape Corey Avenue instead of paying into the pension debt. blamed not only on the commission I would try to work with him. I have a degree in public administration and I have the ability work with people because of my 19plus years in code to working with him and I have no problem in doing that.Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySalustri@theGabber.com.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 31 Excerpts heard at the January 10, 2012 St. Pete Beach City Commission MeetingPublic Comment & Council QuotesI understand that the pension fund is being used for other than the pension. Belle Vista resident that. with any city fund. City Manager govern how the city administers its pension funds. Public Works Director Steve concerns that the electric vehicle charging station at Horan Park would not get used. Senior Planner language in the sign ordinance. City mayor halted the vote to ask for public comment (which he had neglected to do until reminded) and no one had any public comment. City about carrying code violations forward with the property. area. the changes to the special magistrate procedures. Pasadena. about yellow signs advertising the Sunday market in Horan Park. The mayor says these signs are illegal. property. about the Sunday market in Horan Park. The mayor suggested that the city spent more than that in power for the market. -Vice shows. Sunday market in Horan Park. Vice Mayor city manager explained that Suntan paid the city a percentage of the fees Public the condition of the landscape at Horan Park. He added that Suntan agreed to pay for any landscaping damages caused by their presence. it in Horan. Thats our street on -Vice Mayor Bev Garnett. about how people who visit any including Corey Avenue. enforcement and outdoor signs. City depositions in the active Jim Anderson lawsuit. City attorney from the attorney representing the Anderson lawsuit against the city.
32 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Gulfport City Council Candidate DebateAbout why theyre running...I loved the city as it was and I love our city as it is now Gulfport because you went here as a boater. Jennifer Salmon I do have some good ideas on the city of Gulfport. If I get elected I will be on the computer and I will be every one of you to feel free to call me. Jim Perry I just want to help the city. David Hastings politically. Dan LiedtkeOn their opponentsDavid Hastings and Dan Liedtke (He) balanced the budget increasing sewer (and bragging about balancing the budget. Dan Liedtke the way to get votes in the for anything in the city. I to that level; I stand on what I did. David Hastings attacking his ideas. Dan Liedtke My opponent says he blames going to balance the budget. to do it. David Hastings Now I see why city council meetings take so long. Dan Liedtke thinks our city council maybe he should attend one or two and see what we have to discuss there. David Hastings Jennifer Salmon and Jim Perry we have a lot of agreement. Jennifer Salmon Jennifer is very knowledgable. I agree a lot on what she says. Jim PerryAbout contributions to the city and the community was in the South Pasadena Community Band. I played French hornor I used to play French horn. I brought that band to the Casino for four free concerts that are packed. Jennifer Salmon That was a real her contribution to starting Gulfport Progressives. raised my family here. The children are now out of the house and I have more time (to volunteer). Jim PerryAbout the budget need to have more revenue. I things to do to bring revenue raising taxes. Having to pay any more taxes is the wrong thing to do. Raising I think we get a pretty good deal for our water and sewer and garbage pickup. Jim Perry and some of the other departments are going to have to look at ways (to cut their budgets next year) just to make sure you have the same amount of funds will not see an increase in their property taxes. Jennifer Salmon Since 2003 this city has spent more in services than we have collected in money No city council member wants to increase fees or taxes but we had to make tough decisions Past councils have eaten into that reserve. David Hastings present a balanced budget. wanted to empower the city manager to do his job.About the litter issuesVolunteer programs are good for every community. spending any time picking up garbage at litter cleanups but would help get the word out. I consider myself a professional volunteer We have a lot of litter concerns in the city. David Hastings out there with people who are on probation who need community service. They could be out there on a daily PerryAbout Clam Bayou... think that people are really trying to keep the litter out of out there. The sad thing is what we can do other than look for state aid...I hope Jim Perry I was on the wrong side of this issue four years ago because I had never seen the of Clam Bayou I had only seen the party out by the This week the candidates for Gulfport city council addressed Town Shores residents as well as anyone else who wished to attend the debates. Incumbent David Hastings and challenger Dan Liedtke addressed issues from Town Shores residents on Tuesday; incumbent Jennifer Salmon and challenger Jim Perry addressed the group on Wednesday. Below weve included excerpts from the debate. Since space limitations prevent us from printing a transcript of both debates, weve posted the full video of each debate (about an hour each) on our web site. Please read this story online at theGabber.com for a link to full videos of each debate.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 33 seemed to be pretty clear and clean One of the things that I had thought was true was that the top layer was protective of the poisons study they only looked (at the top inch of sediments.)... (If someone had asked her) Would you let your son swim have had to say no This is an issue that has become take the personal out of it. Jennifer Salmon swimming in there. get into the bayou. dark. Jim Perry would be quite a show. Jennifer SalmonAbout bringing business to the city...The economy right now is horrendous. Not many businesses are opening. Not many businesses are expanding. David Hastings I think we need to stop do the things we do. Dan Liedtke by any means to see that the small business makes a sure they have safety for them...Ive got a feeling on 49th Street a lot of people the safest place to open a business... I think we need to do whatever we can as a to come here and keep us on the map. Jim Perry There are a lot of properties on 49th Street that were either gas stations or silversmithing that left chemicals on the soil. We can clean up those areas and they can be made available for people. Jennifer SalmonAbout outsourcing police dispatch city manager presented that option We have David Hastings The devil is really in the details. Dan Liedtke their little map can get them there safely. I think losing the dispatch center was not the right thing to county dispatch and the city dispatch I want to state this unequivocally. I am absolutely committed to keeping our local police. We would never do that. people she would not outsource Gulfport police.About reclaimed water in Town Shores water results in runoff into our bays and water areas. Dan Liedtke you about your problem; we had the same problem at Pasadena Yacht and Country Club. David Hastings I think the reclaimed for everyone The more freshwater you take out have come in. Jim Perry you can do rain barrels. You can do rainwater that people in Town Shores would be proud to have. Jennifer SalmonOn Gulfport Boulevard and putting in a center turn laneThat road is dangerous. The Gulfport experience does not start at 49th Street. For exit the Interstate. Dan go to congressman Bill Young issues. Gulfport has no say increase the speed. David Hastings suggested it. Jennifer Salmon Pete Beach. Jim PerryOther commentsI would like to meet with Town Shores on a monthly should have to come down to city council to have your issues heard I appreciate your time. It shows that you care about your community. Dan Liedtke Call the city. Call me. David Hastings I do not have any political to learn. Jim Perry to grow old than Gulfport. Jennifer Salmon about doom and gloom because nobody wants to hear it. David Hastings We need to look outside of Gulfport and see what other communities (are doing)... Gulfport is not built out. There are a lot of empty lots.Take advantage of economies of scale. Dan city. theG a b b e r Since 1968C ustom adver t ising for any budget.
34 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070Gulfport Community Players present "THE CURIOUS SAVAGE" a comedy by John Patrick Jan. 12-22 Thurs.-Sat., 8pm Sun. Matinee 2pm Tickets $15, available at Gulfport Casino, Eileen's Resale Boutique, Beach Bazaar & the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce or call 727-322-0316 Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 893-1072 GULFPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS AND MEETINGS Search for/request books and other items on our online catalog: http://pals.polarislibrary.com Pinellas County Food Council: Discussion leading to strategy and action regarding sustainable food issues. Free Family Movie Day joy with free popcorn provided by the Suncoast Hospice 773-7124. Coffee/Talk Book Club The Waste Land coffee & light refreshments. Stop by the Reference Desk to pick up a discussion guide and a copy of the poem. Call 893-1073 FMI. Winter Crafts Program: area. Enjoy making seasonal creations with Pat. All ages welcome. Kill-a-Watt Energy Saving Program: am. James Stevenson of Pinellas County Extension Service will instruct on use of for loan from the Library. One-on-One Computer Instruction: Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: 6:45 pm. FMI: Call 727-323-7660. Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Game on! Teen Board Game Afternoons: Wednesdays from 2:30-4:30pm. Stop by after school to challenge your opponents! RECREATION WEBSITE -www.mygulf port.us and follow the links: City DepartACTIVITIES Open Gym 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res./$22 non-resident Open Gym/Game Room10 a.m. p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$22 non-res.PROGRAMS 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR CHILD CARE PROGRAM The School Year Child Care Program is for children entering Kindergarten thru age 14. It is also a quality program which provides a nur turing atmosphere where each child has the opportunity to experience many recre tivities at a cost affordable to families. The program is licensed by the Pinellas County License Board. Non-refundable annual registration fee is $17 for residents and $110 for non-residents. Program hours are until 5:30 p.m. with extended hours available until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Hours of registration are MondayFriday from 9:00 a.m.:00 p.m. 2011-2012 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM The Teen Night Program is a great hang out for teens in middle school to age 18 (if still in high school). It provides recreation and social activities. It also offers monthly p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$22 non-res. 2011-2012 TOT TIME & VPK PROGRAMS The Tot Time & VPK Program dren ages 3-5. VPK is FREE for children who live in Florida and who have turned 4 years of age by September 1st. Both programs aim to make learning fun for children and help prepare them for Kindergarten. The Tot Time Program cost is a non-refundable annual registration fee of $17 for residents and $110 for non-resi ly options available. Proof of residency is required for Gulfport residents. The VPK Program is FREE but parents must apply at Coordinated Child Care to receive are limited to 10 children each. Program hours are from 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Hours Monday-Friday. Call 893-1068 for more information. NEW CLASSESInterested in teaching a class? Call John at 727-893-1079 for more info CLASSES Call instructor for more information. Call Alison at 410-2227. poli at 813-855-3112. bara at 804-9400. Diane at 459-1399. 9-10 a.m. Call Jean at 631-226-7894. Call Marge at 345-6708. Jack at 280-4276. Call John at 893-1079 at 501-3559. Call Valerie at 557-4258. mara at 512-2763. TOMLINSON SKATE PARK Skate Park sticker to use the City of GulfAnnual fee for stickers is $5 for residents ers/bicyclists 17 years of age or younger ter which is located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. 9 a.m. p.m. Stickers valid from October Neighborhood Center 1617 49th St. So./893-1070Faith Cathedral International Church: 9:30am, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays; 4th Sunday Bible Study Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pm SPECIAL EVENTS Closed for Holidays: The Senior Center & GEMS will be closed on Mon. Jan. 16 Day. 2012 Gulfport Historical Calendars are available at the Senior Center for $5. Annual Health & Beauty Fair: Mark noon for our annual Health & Beauty Fair. Sponsored by Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Includes a variety of health screenings and lots of good health info. serve). A hamburger and hot dog lunch on the grill will follow. Must purchase meal ticket in advance: $3.00. (No NCN lunch served). Senior Talent Show Senior Talent Show on Wed. Jan. 25 at 1pm in the Hickman Theater. Tickets: $5.00. Refreshments will be available for purchase at the theater concession during intermission. Clothing Boutique like new clothing will be available for check it out! No Bingo: There will be no Bingo on Fri. Jan. 20 due to early set up requirements for the Health Fair that will start on Mon. Jan. 23 at 9am. Chair Yoga: No Chair Yoga on Jan. 16 and 23. Classes will resume on Jan. 30. Coupon Club: Come join our Coupon Club every Fri. at 11am. Bring unwanted coupons for an exchange and learn ways to save money at the grocery store. January: Pain Management Presentations: All are welcome to attend the free Pain Management presentations every Thurs. at 1pm at the Senior Center and sponsored by Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Topics: Pain Medication on Jan. 12; Pain Management and the Role of Good Nutrition on Jan. 19; Adaptive Equipment/Energy Conservation and Joint Protection on Jan. 26. Watch for more health topics in February. Great Backyard Bird Count Presentation: Be a part of this national event by participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count! A presentation will be offered by Jane Ogilvie on Tues. Jan. 17 at 1pm. Educational and fun! Senior Trips: Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for info on upcoming day trips in January and 15 & 26 ($20); Glenn Miller Orchestra at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Tues. Jan. 17 (includes box lunch) ($54) Senior Dance: Our next Senior Dance will be held on Tues. Jan. 31 at 2pm with live music by Chuck and Friends. Admission: $2.00. Line Dancing is offered every Thurs. at 9:30am at Scout Hall (5315 28th Ave. S.). Great exercise and fun! Senior Center Mardi Gras: Get your tickets early for our Mardi Gras on Tues. at the door. Lots of fun and refreshments. SPECIAL SERVICES Transportation Service: GEMS Doorto-door transportation service for Gulfport seniors 55 and over is available Mon. thru Fri. 8:15am to 4pm. Annual registration fee is $55 and each one way ride is $1. Call GEMS at 893-2242 for more info. AARP Driving Class two Tuesdays of every month at 12:45pm. Must attend both days. Call 727-341-0130 for fee and registration info. Elder Law Clinic: Volunteer attorneys will surrogates on Fri. Jan. 20 at 9:30am. Must meet income criteria. Call for more info. Phones for Hearing Impaired: Come to Deaf & Hearing Connection will be on hand to share info about their services. Free phone distribution for hearing impaired Floridians will be available at noon but not during the 17). Support Groups Diabetic Support on Mondays at 9:30am. (No meetings Jan. 16 & 23) Hearing Support 1st & 3rd Mon. at 2pm Visually Impaired Support Mon. at 2pm. Caregivers: Every Wed. at 2pm More Activities: To view the Senior log onto HYPERLINK http://www. gulfportseniorfoundation.org.Senior Center5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 MARIO DELEON'S BAND & DANCE Social & Ballroom Dancing Sun., Jan. 15, 6-10pm, $7 WEEKLY DANCES Every Tuesday Ballroom Lessons 12-3pm, $7 12-1 Intermediate 1-2 Beginner 2-3 Dancing Argentine Tango 6:30-10:30pm, $7 6:30-8pm Lesson, 8-10:30pm Dance Every Wednesday Swing Dance 6-7pm Bonus Lesson 7-8pm East Coast Swing Lesson 8-11pm Swing Dance, $7 Every Thursday Salsa Dance 6:30-8pm Beg. & Inter. Lessons 8-10pm Dance, $7 893-2237 5501 27th Ave. S.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 35 5501 27th Ave. So. 893-1070Gulfport Community Players present "THE CURIOUS SAVAGE" a comedy by John Patrick Jan. 12-22 Thurs.-Sat., 8pm Sun. Matinee 2pm Tickets $15, available at Gulfport Casino, Eileen's Resale Boutique, Beach Bazaar & the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce or call 727-322-0316 Recreation Center 5730 Shore Blvd. So 893-1068Gulfport Library 5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074 or fax 893-1072 GULFPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS AND MEETINGS Search for/request books and other items on our online catalog: http://pals.polarislibrary.com Pinellas County Food Council: Discussion leading to strategy and action regarding sustainable food issues. Free Family Movie Day joy with free popcorn provided by the Suncoast Hospice 773-7124. Coffee/Talk Book Club The Waste Land coffee & light refreshments. Stop by the Reference Desk to pick up a discussion guide and a copy of the poem. Call 893-1073 FMI. Winter Crafts Program: area. Enjoy making seasonal creations with Pat. All ages welcome. Kill-a-Watt Energy Saving Program: am. James Stevenson of Pinellas County Extension Service will instruct on use of for loan from the Library. One-on-One Computer Instruction: Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Step) Meeting: 6:45 pm. FMI: Call 727-323-7660. Gulfport Creative Short Story Writers: Wednesdays at 10:00 am. Game on! Teen Board Game Afternoons: Wednesdays from 2:30-4:30pm. Stop by after school to challenge your opponents! RECREATION WEBSITE -www.mygulf port.us and follow the links: City DepartACTIVITIES Open Gym 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Annual reg. $2 res./$22 non-resident Open Gym/Game Room10 a.m. p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$22 non-res.PROGRAMS 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR CHILD CARE PROGRAM The School Year Child Care Program is for children entering Kindergarten thru age 14. It is also a quality program which provides a nur turing atmosphere where each child has the opportunity to experience many recre tivities at a cost affordable to families. The program is licensed by the Pinellas County License Board. Non-refundable annual registration fee is $17 for residents and $110 for non-residents. Program hours are until 5:30 p.m. with extended hours available until 6 p.m. for an extra charge. Hours of registration are MondayFriday from 9:00 a.m.:00 p.m. 2011-2012 TEEN NIGHT PROGRAM The Teen Night Program is a great hang out for teens in middle school to age 18 (if still in high school). It provides recreation and social activities. It also offers monthly p.m. Annual reg. $2 res/$22 non-res. 2011-2012 TOT TIME & VPK PROGRAMS The Tot Time & VPK Program dren ages 3-5. VPK is FREE for children who live in Florida and who have turned 4 years of age by September 1st. Both programs aim to make learning fun for children and help prepare them for Kindergarten. The Tot Time Program cost is a non-refundable annual registration fee of $17 for residents and $110 for non-resi ly options available. Proof of residency is required for Gulfport residents. The VPK Program is FREE but parents must apply at Coordinated Child Care to receive are limited to 10 children each. Program hours are from 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Hours Monday-Friday. Call 893-1068 for more information. NEW CLASSESInterested in teaching a class? Call John at 727-893-1079 for more info CLASSES Call instructor for more information. Call Alison at 410-2227. poli at 813-855-3112. bara at 804-9400. Diane at 459-1399. 9-10 a.m. Call Jean at 631-226-7894. Call Marge at 345-6708. Jack at 280-4276. Call John at 893-1079 at 501-3559. Call Valerie at 557-4258. mara at 512-2763. TOMLINSON SKATE PARK Skate Park sticker to use the City of GulfAnnual fee for stickers is $5 for residents ers/bicyclists 17 years of age or younger ter which is located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S. 9 a.m. p.m. Stickers valid from October Neighborhood Center 1617 49th St. So./893-1070Faith Cathedral International Church: 9:30am, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays; 4th Sunday Bible Study Overeaters Anonymous: Sun. 6:15-8:15pm SPECIAL EVENTS Closed for Holidays: The Senior Center & GEMS will be closed on Mon. Jan. 16 Day. 2012 Gulfport Historical Calendars are available at the Senior Center for $5. Annual Health & Beauty Fair: Mark noon for our annual Health & Beauty Fair. Sponsored by Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Includes a variety of health screenings and lots of good health info. serve). A hamburger and hot dog lunch on the grill will follow. Must purchase meal ticket in advance: $3.00. (No NCN lunch served). Senior Talent Show Senior Talent Show on Wed. Jan. 25 at 1pm in the Hickman Theater. Tickets: $5.00. Refreshments will be available for purchase at the theater concession during intermission. Clothing Boutique like new clothing will be available for check it out! No Bingo: There will be no Bingo on Fri. Jan. 20 due to early set up requirements for the Health Fair that will start on Mon. Jan. 23 at 9am. Chair Yoga: No Chair Yoga on Jan. 16 and 23. Classes will resume on Jan. 30. Coupon Club: Come join our Coupon Club every Fri. at 11am. Bring unwanted coupons for an exchange and learn ways to save money at the grocery store. January: Pain Management Presentations: All are welcome to attend the free Pain Management presentations every Thurs. at 1pm at the Senior Center and sponsored by Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Topics: Pain Medication on Jan. 12; Pain Management and the Role of Good Nutrition on Jan. 19; Adaptive Equipment/Energy Conservation and Joint Protection on Jan. 26. Watch for more health topics in February. Great Backyard Bird Count Presentation: Be a part of this national event by participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count! A presentation will be offered by Jane Ogilvie on Tues. Jan. 17 at 1pm. Educational and fun! Senior Trips: Call Carolyn at 347-0806 for info on upcoming day trips in January and 15 & 26 ($20); Glenn Miller Orchestra at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Tues. Jan. 17 (includes box lunch) ($54) Senior Dance: Our next Senior Dance will be held on Tues. Jan. 31 at 2pm with live music by Chuck and Friends. Admission: $2.00. Line Dancing is offered every Thurs. at 9:30am at Scout Hall (5315 28th Ave. S.). Great exercise and fun! Senior Center Mardi Gras: Get your tickets early for our Mardi Gras on Tues. at the door. Lots of fun and refreshments. SPECIAL SERVICES Transportation Service: GEMS Doorto-door transportation service for Gulfport seniors 55 and over is available Mon. thru Fri. 8:15am to 4pm. Annual registration fee is $55 and each one way ride is $1. Call GEMS at 893-2242 for more info. AARP Driving Class two Tuesdays of every month at 12:45pm. Must attend both days. Call 727-341-0130 for fee and registration info. Elder Law Clinic: Volunteer attorneys will surrogates on Fri. Jan. 20 at 9:30am. Must meet income criteria. Call for more info. Phones for Hearing Impaired: Come to Deaf & Hearing Connection will be on hand to share info about their services. Free phone distribution for hearing impaired Floridians will be available at noon but not during the 17). Support Groups Diabetic Support on Mondays at 9:30am. (No meetings Jan. 16 & 23) Hearing Support 1st & 3rd Mon. at 2pm Visually Impaired Support Mon. at 2pm. Caregivers: Every Wed. at 2pm More Activities: To view the Senior log onto HYPERLINK http://www. gulfportseniorfoundation.org.Senior Center5500 Shore Blvd. So. 893-1070 MARIO DELEON'S BAND & DANCE Social & Ballroom Dancing Sun., Jan. 15, 6-10pm, $7 WEEKLY DANCES Every Tuesday Ballroom Lessons 12-3pm, $7 12-1 Intermediate 1-2 Beginner 2-3 Dancing Argentine Tango 6:30-10:30pm, $7 6:30-8pm Lesson, 8-10:30pm Dance Every Wednesday Swing Dance 6-7pm Bonus Lesson 7-8pm East Coast Swing Lesson 8-11pm Swing Dance, $7 Every Thursday Salsa Dance 6:30-8pm Beg. & Inter. Lessons 8-10pm Dance, $7 893-2237 5501 27th Ave. S.
36 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Somethin on my mind Somethin on my mindBy Bill Northr op B_Northr op@theGabber. com Commitment More than Money I've read that this is the 10th anniversary of No Child Left Behind. I trust that it's correct. I wasn't No Child Left Behind was the federal government's (George W. Bush and Ted Kennedy collaborated) attempt to improve the K-12 educational system in America. It involves a lot of testing to measure reading and math dollars and federal guidelines. Because the basic goal is and grades can include the dreaded F. Students in the bad schools (including dangerous schools) are given an opportunity to move to other schools. The dollars go with them. well as professional. That's a quick summary. It's far more complicated remains controversial. particularly administrators and teachers are happy: too much testing and teaching to the test; it's unfair even when taking into consideration poverty and so forth; the results aren't commensurate with the results; too much paper work; too much interference. From what I've gathered the program brought some debate than results. political critics believe it is too much federal government. The federal government has been messing around but with primary and secondary education since the mid-1960s. A have been poured into the local systems. It hasn't seemed to help. turn everything back to the states The days you got are the days you including federal aid. Liberals want to pour money into the systems. Been there; done that. or insanity: doing same thing over and over and expecting a different The problem is the problem; the problem being that we're still turning modern needs. The number is large and it accumulates. The problem becomes larger as we ruminate about want to tweak NCLB so it will be pleasing to more people. That's not likely to do much. The problem is that it's not a but a matter of commitment on all levels starting with parents and the students. Ho-hum attitudes of too many students (make me learn) is a problem. So is the problem of low teachers and administrators need to increase the load and expectations of the students. They can do more than they're doing or being asked shepherded seven children through various systems is that education is just not a public priority. Sports may What if we expected of students what coaches expect of their players or participants? What if we made treated teachers as we do coaches? What if we gave the same recognition to intellectual achievements as we give to sports? Sports is not the only strong. companion is discipline. Without Discipline is more important than facilities. Education may be a right of all and an opportunity. No one can help you learn. Too many students seem to be going into the system with the belief that they have a right to a and a free ride for twelve years and requires no more than hanging on for the ride. We build and maintain Certainly we need top notch and a change in attitude from "it's nothing much will change. Have we tried competition? Whats on your mind? Email your opinion to: B_Northrop@theGabber.com
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 37 THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY 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 11-2pm 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 7 pm Food served Fish & Chicken 6-8pm Barry Karaoke 6:30-9:30pm Bucky Burgers 5-8pm Dee Karaoke 6:30-9:30pm Harry 7-10pm Legion Dinner 6-8pm Baringo 7pm Karaoke 9pm-12am We invite Auxiliary members to attend our meetings the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. We welcome your ideas. 5-7pm.
38 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Following are some of the calls that Gulfport Police responded to during the past week. Friday 12/30 Call for Ofcer5100 Blk 15th Ave. S. Suspicious Vehicle4900 Blk 14th Ave. S. Theft1000 Blk 49th St. S. Violation of Court Order5700 Blk 15th Ave. S. Suspicious Vehicle5600 Blk 26th Ave. S. Trouble with Individual1400 Blk 49th St. S. Call for Ofcer2900 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Animal Complaint2600 Blk Upton St. S. Criminal Mischief6100 Blk Kipps Colony Dr. S. Stolen Vehicle (Attempted)900 Blk 55th St. S. Animal Complaint2600 Blk 52nd St. S. Saturday 12/31 Animal Complaint2500 Blk 56th St. S. Trouble with Individual5300 Blk 31st Ave. S. Drunk Person4900 Blk 17th Ave. S. Trouble with Individual3000 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Theft2900 Blk 57th St. S. Noise Complaint2200 Blk 49th St. S. Battery5100 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Noise Complaint2700 Blk Upton St. S. Animal Complaint4900 Blk 14th Ave. S. Noise Complaint2400 Blk 58th St. S. Sunday 1/1 Criminal Mischief5400 Blk 18th Ave. S. Battery1600 Blk 58th St. S. Civil Matter5300 Blk Newton Ave. S. Prowler3100 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Reckless Driver5800 Blk Gulfport Blvd. S. Theft1700 Blk 55th St. S. Theft3000 Blk 50th St. S. Noise Complaint6200 Blk Vista Verde Dr. S. Call for Ofcer5100 Blk 23rd Ave. S. Monday 1/2 Trouble with Individual5100 Blk 18th Ave. S. Trouble with Individual5000 Blk 14th Ave. S. Domestic Battery5100 Blk 17th Ave. S. Trouble with Individual2700 Blk Beach Blvd. S. Shots Fired2700 Blk 45th St. S. Trouble with Individual1800 Blk 51st St. S. Suspicious Person800 Blk 50th St. S. Trouble with Individual2600 Blk Miriam St. S. Tuesday 1/3 Street Obstruction2800 Blk 49th St. S. Wanted Person58th St. & Gulfport Blvd. S. Noise Complaint2600 Blk 51st St. S. Trafc Stop2100 Blk 58th St. S. Wednesday 1/4 No Report Thursday 1/5 Noise Complaint2800 Blk 51st St. S. Assist Citizen5100 Blk 23rd Ave. S. Vandalism5500 Blk 15th Ave. S. Person Under Inuence5100 Blk 23rd Ave. S. Juvenile Trouble5300 Blk 29th Ave. S.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 39 Try your hand at Sudoku Guild to hold Card/ Game Party Lutheran Church will hold its annual Mini-Luncheon with card party and other games on January 26 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. It will be held in the Wegner Hall of Our Savior located at 301 58th Street S. in St. Petersburg. For more information or tickets contact Ruth Summers at net.Gulfport Public Library Welcomes Pinellas County Extension Through its Pinellas Energy Extension is promoting a new energy conscious and eco-friendly. Gulfport is one of the eight Pinellas County libraries hosting the class. The presentation there is scheduled 10-11 a.m. Gulfport Library is located at 5501 28th Ave. S. (enter on 27th Ave. S. side). The Kill-A-Watt Energy Monitor is a simple tool used to see how much energy the devices in a home are work. The monitor measures various from voltage of an outlet to watts and exactly how much energy and money is being consumed by most of their household electronics. Pinellas County Extension and the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative have come together to make these Kill-A-Watt monitors available for check-out at their libraries to make the assessment of personal energy consumption even easier. Extension specialists will also be holding upcoming classes at select libraries to further explain how the monitors work and to give easy tips in their effort to decrease electric bills and increase environmental friendliness. New Collection of Artists in Salon30 St. PetersburgSalon30 is the local and regional artists to display and retail their artwork within the gallery walls as a mini art exhibition with a market-style twist. The Progress Energy gallery within the Morean Arts Center evolves every 30 days with up to four new Salon30 is open daily with free admission and all works on display are available for purchase. Petersburg artists Susan Gott and Chuck Coley will be featured. historic and ancient cultures. Gott has worked in glass for 30 years and one-of-a-kind sculptures. Chuck Coley grew up in Hawaii which shows in much of his artwork. large scale art. With so much detail viewer to grasp how much there is. Coley has mentioned his interest in personally being at the galleries to greet guests and discuss his work. The Morean Arts Center is open daily from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and 12-6 p.m. on Sundays.
40 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Local ObituariesBARBATO, ROSE, survived by her loving family. ALife Tribute-Gulfport. DIXON, CYNTHIA REDDING WHITE at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg on Dec. 24 after a brief illness. The daughter of the late graduated from Oberlin College in 1964 with a bachelor's degree in music and later earned a master's degree from Converse College. An excellent the music department at Berkshire to 1978. After her marriage in 1978 at the Packer Collegiate Institute where Mr. Dixon became director of development at Berkshire. Cynthia was coordinator of the school's equestrian program and became an accomplished rider herself. After spending the 1990-91 school year with her husband at the Sevenoaks operated Dixon Antiques from their a passion she indulged in until her Cynthia supported were Camp Thomas H. and Cynthia W. Dixon Fund for Performing and Fine Arts was established. Besides her husband Lundeberg. She was predeceased by service celebrating the life of Cynthia White Dixon will be held will be at 12 memorial service this summer in buried in the family plot there. The donations be made to Suncoast FRASCATORE, DOROTHY She was a member of the Catholic St. Pete Beach. Surviving are her John R. Frascatore in 2004. Visitation 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at John scheduled for Thursday at 9:45 a.m. at the funeral home. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered Thursday at 10:30 a.m. donations in Dorothy's memory are requested to the American Cancer online at www.cancer.org. For more GERMACK, WALTER J. in 1982. Walter was a graduate of degree in architectural engineering. He served as a captain in the Army was an avid volunteer in community affairs throughout his lifetime. He Michael J. Germack. He is survived and 12 grandchildren. A Mass will be held Jan. 4th at 10 a.m. at Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. be made in his name to Most Holy Name of Jesus. A memorial will be held in Delaware at a later date. HARNER, MARLYS M. last 9 years. Marlys was a registered nurse and worked at a Veterans Hospital for 35 years. She is survived Cheryl L. Harner; a brother and LUNNEY, RAYMOND E. Colleen Lunney and Renee Boyd; and three grandchildren. ALife TributeGulfport. SKUBON, HELEN J. and 3 great-grandchildren. Abbey SPOLAR, DONALD D. Mr. Spolar moved here in 2000. He was a a member of the Elks in Pittsburgh. Locally he was a member of the Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. Mr. Spolar is survived by of Pittsburgh; four grandchildren: Melissa and David Spolar of Stony will be at Bay Pines National
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 41 By Cathy Salustri Three city of Gulfport employees have given over three decades of their life to Gulfport. We sat down with the three employees who have served the city through several city managers talk to us about their time with the city. We also asked their supervisors to tell us about why Gulfport is lucky to have these three men on staff. The Gabber congratulates these three men on over 30 years of serving appreciate your dedication and community.Bob WilliamsStarted as a landscape technician Currently works as the Parks and Recreation Superintendent Starting rate of pay: $4.33/hourWhats something you used to do that you miss doing now? did it in-house.What was it like working for Parks and Recreation back then? the parks department. That was the hardest job. Iif they made it through without abusing sick leave and about this guy? He applied for a job other departments.City Manager Jim OReilly Bob is a very personable employee who has developed a wonderful repoire with the community. He works on all the events and makes things happen like they should. The community knows they can count on him when they are planning an event. Bob has he knows a lot of the history on how we got to certain places.Doug AddisStarted as a grounds maintenance worker Currently works as a streets and sanitation supervisor Starting rate of pay: $3.78/hourWhat was your worst day?The morning we found my boss he had died at his house getting ready went (to his house) and found him.What makes the job worth coming in to every day?The group of people that we work bunch of people to work with. Bob Williams hired Doug. He remembers the interview Doug was a young kid who was really the city!Willie Landers Started as a grounds maintenance worker Currently works as a utility service worker (level three) Starting rate of pay: $3.78/hourWhy have you stayed with Gulfport?I was looking for a job for a couple of been stuck here ever since! Bob Williams hired Willie. He talks about why hes glad he hired him. He knew a lot about everything missed a day when he was working with me. Public Works Director Don Sopak on why having Willie on staff.Being a long-term employee in aware of the locations of valves and hydrants in the water systems and he knows the functioning of the sewage lift station. He is dedicated to come 30 Years and Counting! Celebrating Gulfport Employees
42 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Its Girl Scout Cookie TimeTAMPAGirl Scouts of West Central Florida (GSWCF) announces the start of the 2012 Girl Scout Cookie Program throughout its eight-county thousands of Girl Scouts will take orders for your favorite Girl Scout Cookie varieties. Scout Cookie is making its debut: Savannah SmilesTM. Named after the city in which Juliette Gordon Low founded Girl Scouts in 1912 in powdered sugar that is sure to become a fast favorite. Girl Scouts in west central Florida will take pre-orders through January 27 and those cookies will be delivered beginning February 16. your favorite businesses and stores with you! Also beginning February code using the cookie booth locator system. For those who want to support Girl Scouting in their communities Cookies from Home Program. Donations of cookies through the Cookies from Home Program will be sent directly to our military troops through a partnership with Support Our Troops. Donations to the Cookies from Home Program may be made in person through a Girl Scout at anytime during the Cookie Program through March 18. For more information regarding purchasing Girl Scout Cookies and supporting Girl Scouting in your
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 43 Volunteer Nurses Needed at Free Clinic Are you Do you have a couple of 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 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. Half-Off Pool Memberships ST. PETE BEACHThe St. Pete an unbeatable deal to help keep you year long. For the month of January Child yearly pool passes can be over $250 on some memberships. Yearly pool passes include unlimited and always kept at 82 degrees. This holiday season give yourself and any day in January to purchase your discounted membership before this cool winter deal is gone! Call 3639264 for more information.Beta Sigma Phi Laureate Epsilon members will be starting a new service project this month and will be collecting items for our service men and women serving overseas. Each member has been provided a list of suggested items and will be bringing them to each of the meetings. Service Chairman Lucy Brushaber will collect and keep an inventory of the items and then will get them ready for mailing. Members are looking forward to the chapter social hosted by Miriam Garcia and Donna Smith on January 21. This should prove to be a fun outing. Means Project will be the Annual and Dessert Auction. It will be held 5-7 p.m. at the Magnolia Club House Five Towns Complex at 58th Avenue and 79th Street North. Chairman (544-4409) or Sharon tickets. This is a fun night with good dessert auction. There will also be a silent auction. The Sunshine City Council Executive Board will meet on of Ginny Taylor at 7 p.m. The regular City Council meeting will be held on at Dixie Hollins High ROTC Room Sharon Ingram at 321-2849.
44 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 By Robert J. Myers, Esq. What Steps are Involved in the Probate Process? (Part III) (This Article is Part III in our review of the Florida probate process and follows our last feature on probate.) 5. Filing the Inventory required to develop an inventory and appraisal of an estate's assets and Probate Court. the Personal Representative should identify all of the estate's real estate and personal property. Personal Representative may need to visit a savings and loan or bank to determine the value of a savings account on the date of death. When Representative to take along letters of administration as proof of his/her authority. While the inventory need not detail every last piece of clothing or all Representative must place a value including keepsakes. A Personal Representative may estimate the value of estate property or hire a professional appraiser to determine the value of probate assets. A Personal Representative should be involved in the inventory and appraisal as much as possible. the Personal Representative should distinguish between property that the deceased owned individually (probate property) and jointly with right of survivorship (non-probate property). Fees All debts and taxes owed by the estate are then required to be paid. A Personal Representative is responsible for determining the validity of creditor claims and paying the debts. A Personal Representative is also responsible for preparing and types of taxes may arise in estate administration: A. Personal Income Tax B. Estate Income Tax C. Inheritance Tax D. Estate Tax Compared with the substantial and probate administration fees may seem relatively minor. normally incur other administration among these is attorney's fees and the cost of providing the required notice. Registered letters may need to be mailed to all interested parties and a Personal Representative must publish notice of the estate in local have to cover the cost of the Personal Representative's bond. 7. Preparing the Final Accounting The Personal Representative accounting is complete once the of any outstanding taxes and debts is a detailed balance sheet that shows along with any income or interest sent to the Court and all interested parties for review and approval. The heirs have a right to challenge this accounting because a mistake inheritances. 8. Distributing the Assets The Personal Representative next oversees the distribution of the to the instructions in the will. If a intestacy laws of the State of Florida direct the distribution. 9. Closing the Estate Personal Representative submits a sworn statement to the Probate Court may require a formal Court hearing with all interested parties given the opportunity to attend. Mr. Myers is the owner of Akerson St. Petersburg, Florida. The teleMyers welcomes calls regarding this article and other related legal topics. This column outlines general legal principles and is not intended to give you legal advice. If you have a speconsult an attorney. theG a b b e r Since 1968 Custom advertising for any budget.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 45 USCG Safe Boating Program 78 has a 13-week continuous Safe St. Pete Beach (1 mile south of Don CeSar) Start at your convenience. register. Begin any Tuesday and Piloting Your Boat Part A January January 24. Cost is $40 for 13 weeks and includes new 400-pages of materials. Call Jim Phil at 865-2226. Calling all Crafters and Artisans Girls Incorporated of Pinellas is now accepting applications for showcase for handmade crafts and custom artisans scheduled for all day Park. Crafts in the Park is part of the larger Country in the Park weekend celebration sponsored by the City of Pinellas Park and the PinellasPark/ Gateway Chamber of Commerce. Crafts in the Park attracts crafters from all over Florida and as far away as New York. Attendance records in $50 for Saturday. Space is available for 125 crafters. Vendors have the option of setting up Friday afternoon and selling on Friday evening March 16th during the wildly popular vendor fee for selling Friday evening is $25. The fee is $75 for both Friday and Saturday. operates an empowerment-based before/after school program and a full time summer day camp for girls ages 5-17. Visit the Girls Inc. website at www.girlsinc-pinellas.org.49th Street Police Chases Leaves One Dead Roberto of St. Petersburg as well as passenger Kenneth Gordon Davis Jr. of The chase ended in a crash at the intersection of 49th Street and 5th Avenue North. Davis died on the scene. Detectives reported that Davis rode in a 1996 Kia in the area of an apartment complex in the 5900 block of 30th Avenue South. They moved into the area and later observed the Kia drive away from the apartment complex. Detectives attempted to stop the Kia in the area of 22nd Avenue South and 46th Street of 5th Avenue North and 49th Street North. pedaling away on white mountain-style bicycle. and family. They also said he had committed burglaries to support his drug case and was involved in several suspicious pawn transactions lately. searching Davis on the unarmed robbery charge. Family members said Davis told them he would never "go back to prison and will shoot it out with the police if he is cornered." They also reported that Davis had handguns in the past. time in a work release center in October 2011 for several 2009 crimes in
46 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Deadline Nears for Property Tax Savings Permanent residents of Pinellas County may qualify for one or more property her surviving spouse) service while a Florida resident. Some important facts to remember: the exemptions do. to apply for your own. pcpao.org. Corey Sunday Market at Horan Park The Corey Sunday Market is in the newly renovated Horan Park (7701 Boca Ciega Drive) next to the Community Center on the Corey Causeway. Market hours are 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. each Sunday. This beautiful waterfront venue live music and a great view of Boca Ciega Bay. Horan Park features a pool and Community Center and is a great location for a family friendly says Market Manager David Cellon. The Market features fresh produce and craft vendors and will also hot local musicians. Some of the food options each week of cheeses is available at the Cheese and other gourmet treats will be featured. More than 20 artisan vendors handmade Adirondack chairs salvaged metal sculptures by Mike creations by Jill Kalber. Other local art and photography. Suntan Art Center at 727367-3818 or visit their website at www.suntanart.org.
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48 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 By Tom MargenauJanuary Often the Best Month to File for Social Security I write a column similar to this contains a very important message for people planning to retire in 2012. January is a critical month for the hundreds of thousands of potential are reaching their so-called full retirement age in 2012. The important message: All of them should at least though they may not be reaching their retirement age until later in the year. timeframe has to do with some quirky and complicated features of provisions. Those provisions generally keep seniors who are still working off reach that magic full retirement age. your full retirement age is probably 66. (Check out SocialSecurity.gov for a chart listing the various full retirement ages.) The law essentially says that if retirement age and are still working rules require that the SSA deduct might be due for every $2 you earn you are due full Social Security and no matter how much money per year and he plans to continue wait until July (his full retirement age) to begin collecting his Social get his Social Security. And prior to into applying for Social Security in January: Congress set up a more lenient earnings threshold for the year you reach your full retirement and the month you reach your full retirement age and still get Social $3 you exceed that threshold. reaches the magic age of 66). And does not have to wait until July to apply for his Social Security checks. There is a bit of a catch. By starting accepting a slightly reduced amount. half of one percent for each month age.) (his full retirement age) to start his Security in January. Starting his year 2012. The downside to Option 2 what he would have been getting in a long time to make up that loss with his extra $60 per month in ongoing Option 2. Even if Ed were to make more than each three dollars he exceeds that amount. So he probably still comes and the math in the examples above overall message is easy to follow: If to a Social Security representative
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50 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 Electrical AC ELECTRIC 727-345-3108Over 30 years. Experience. Residential & Commercial. New or Remodel work, Service Upgrades, Lightning Arrestors, Fans and Lighting Installed. State License #ER0007653. Handy Person CARPENTER DEPENDABLE!Have Tools Will Travel Trustworthy. Doors, Decks/Eaves/Rotted Wood, Etc. 24 Year Gabber Advertiser. Free Estimates, Lic. C-5754. 727-821-9973.TEAM HANDYMAN 727-687-6436Jobs Big or Small. Semi-Skilled or Skilled. 30 + years Experience. Interior/Exterior, All Types of Work, Free Estimates. Call Charles 727-687-6436. HANDYMAN SERVICESFree Estimates. We Do It all! You Dont Pay Anything Till Job is Complete, Great References! 727-688-9565. Licensed/Insured. NEW YEARS SPECIAL 20% OFFHandyman 35yrs Experience, Multi-Skilled. Small Jobs Okay. Pressure Washing, Light Hauling, Lowest Rates. Free Estimates. Seniors & Veterans Discounts. Call Larry 727327-7177. EXTREME HANDYMANSmall, Big, All Jobs. Affordable Rates, Friendly Reliable Service. 25 Years Experience in Most Fields. Call Jamie, 727-254-1392. GERMAN HANDYMAN-30+ Years Experience, Any Job, Any Time, Nights, Weekends. Reasonable, Reliable, Honest, Guaranteed. Free Estimates, Senior Citizens Discount, 727-432-8369. HANDYMAN WE DO IT ALL!-40yrs. Restoration Experience. By the Hour or By the Job Pricing. Honest, Reliable and Guaranteed Work. 727-565-7184. CLEAN OUT-CLEAN UP APTS.Houses, Handyman, Yard Work, Cut Small Lots, Palm Trees, Trim & Rake, Hauling. Call Sylvester, 727-460-8721. Heat/Air Conditioning Computer Service TRUTECH SOLUTIONS 727-343-2838In-Home Services: Internet Security, Training, Virus & SpyWare Removal, Maintenance & Repair, Data Recovery. (PC & Mac). PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $14 per issue. Call 727-321-6965. Handy Person Heat/Air Conditioning
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 51 ROOFING REPAIRS $99 & UP30 Year Owens Corning Shingles. Metal roofing, at roofs. Lic#CCC1326066. Call 727418-3357.LOW COST FLOOR RESTORATIONTerrazzo, Wood, and Tile. Make Any Floor New Again. Rentals, Commercial, and Residential. Free Estimates 727-906-5003.CONCRETE BLOCK & BRICK WORKDriveways, Patios, Sidewalks & Slab Additions. Lic#C8057 & Insured. 30 Years Experience. 727-418-1701. DOORS, DOORS, DOORS!-35 Years installing doors. Dont call any carpenter. Call a door carpenter! Interior, exterior. Seniors get discount. Wes Mare, 727-344-1074. DAVID BUIDENS DRAFTING-New Construction, additions & code compliance drawings. Zoning changes, red tag. Call 727-269-1677. email@example.comGIANT MART 5485 HAINES RD. 33714We buy and sell windows, doors, aluminum awnings. Screens made or rescreened fast. 526-1494. RESCREENING-1 Panel OK. Window Screens, Pool Cages, Sunrooms, Screen Rooms, Carports, Hurricane Windows/Screens, Concrete Slabs, Sot/Facia. Visa/Master Card, Free Estimates. 727-804-4300. RX11066857.WALL & CEILING REPAIRS/PAINTINGInterior/Exterior, Drywall/Plaster/Stucco, Texture, Wallpaper & Popcorn Removal, Painting. Pool Deck Repairs, Insured, #C4672 15% Off. 727-458-4209. 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. Insurance INSURANCE BEST RATESOver 30 years experience, Auto, Home, Life & Medicare Advantage. Call Bennie Brinson 727-328-9878 Lawn/Landscape 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. EXPERT SPRINKLER REPAIR Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 15 Years Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps. 439-0792 Leave Message. Lic.#C8312. Moving/Hauling DANS HAULING-727-341-1135. Full Service Clean-ups. Drop Off Trailers. Painting BOYD FARMER PAINTING Family business. 30+ years, Residential, Commercial. No job to small. 2 coats paint. Quality guaranteed. Senior discount. C8626. 727-458-3650 RIGBY CUSTOM PAINTING-30 Years experience. Interior/exterior painting. Faux nishes, wall coverings, free estimates. 727-953-3972. Lic.# C10696. Plumbing Home Improvement Home Improvement Lawn/Landscape BEACH CON PLUMBING SERVICESInc. #C7128. Senior Discounts, All Your Plumbing Needs. No Overtime Charges. Over 40yrs. Experience. 727-421-4903. Bill Strickland.
52 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 SMALL JOB PLUMBINGSeniors 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 ALTERATIONSMost Slack & Jean Hems $7. Skirt Hems $10. Eileens Resale Boutique, 5401 Gulfport Blvd. Open Tue-Sat. 10-3p.m.TRAVELING HAIRDRESSER AVAILABLELicensed & Insured. Please Call Lois at 5224562 or Cell 410-5419. SEWING MACHINE REPAIRS In Your Home. Most Repairs Done in Home. All Makes, All Models. Work Guaranteed. 393-3632. S&S POWER WASHINGNew in Gulfport! Houses, Mobile Homes, Campers, RVs, Sidewalks/Driveways. If Its Dirty, Well Clean It! 712-830-8319, 712-830-7508. CUSTOM FRAME SHOP-and Gallery in South Pasadena. 32yrs. Same Location. Owner Retiring. Beautiful Setting. $40K No Negotiating! Jack. 727-344-2202. Help Wanted RECEPTIONIST/CASHIER-Excellent Customer Service, administrative, multi-tasking, computer skills, (Word, Excel, etc.) needed for busy insurance ofce in Gulfport. Pleasant, professional telephone voice a must. Fax resume to 343-3916 or call 345-1668. JAVA APPLICATIONS ENGINEERS(Largo, FL and Client sites) Responsible for developing custom applications using JSF. Masters Degree or equiv. in Computer Applications required. Must be procient in Java, JSF, J2EE, JSP, XML, JDBC, HTML, SDLC, DBMS and PL/SQL, RAD, SOA, Websphere/Weblogic. Travel to client sites required. Send resume to: Bell Systems, Inc., 1301 Seminole Blvd., Suite 170, Largo, FL 33770.VISITING ANGELSMature companions and homemakers needed for elderly adults. Flexible schedule. Call Visiting Angels today. 727-822-3034. Automotive 1994 CLASS B DODGE COACH -House. Twin, Vac, Vanity, Etc. $6995. 727-867-1074. 1995 FORD E-250 VANRuns good, clean, ladder rack, Shelves. New Tires. $2500. 727479-8256 2005 GRAND MARQUIS GS62k miles, $7850. Cream Puff. Non-smoker, 2 sets of remote keys, clear title and Car Fax. A/C recently serviced; works fantastic. Have records for scheduled maintenance and regular checkups under warranty. No dings or scratches. Great tread on tires. Clean upholstery in great condition with no tears. Vehicle used recreationally for highway drives only. St. Pete Beach. 3607070.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 NISSAN SENTRA GXE-1995. Senior Driven, Excellent Car. Reliable Transportation. 97K, $2100. rm 727-384-0231. PLACE YOUR AD HEREStarting at $4.50 per issue. Call 321-6965. 2002 HONDA SHADOW ACEExcellent Condition, Lots of Chrome. $3500 o.b.o. 727-9160916. Furniture/Appliances SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR-Beige. $100. obo 727-565-7011. KROEHLER 3 CUSHION COUCH & CHAIRCream Colored w/Soft Pastel Floral Design. Excellent Condition. $100. 727-323-7753. HAIER REFRIGERATOR-w/freezer. 3.9 cu. ft. Excellent condition. $75. 727-515-1557. COMPLETE QUEEN BED SET-$525. Chaise Lounge $100, Loveseat $65. Coffee/End Tables $45. & $30. Rug $100. 727-347-0561. ROLL TOP DESK40+ years old. Pine wood. $50. 727-366-8808 46 GLASSTOP TABLE4 Chairs Tan w/Light Gray padded seats. Town Shores. $100. 727344-2323. 78 SOFA, TABLES, TVSVHS Recorders, Stereo Reciever & More. Call Angela, 727867-6248. WHITE WICKER DRESSER & Headboard, Fish Tank & Stand, Birdcage, Wrought Iron & All Accessories. Antique headboard. All Excellent Condition. Gulfport Location. 727-4583613. General 400 CHAINSAW-Used twice. Paid $300. Like New $150. Grass Trimmer, Used 2 months, Like New $75. Lawn Mower, Sears 22, 6.5HP, Excellent Condition $50. Water Filter, 5 Stage Reverse Osmosis. Never Used. Paid $300. $150. 727-709-6348. 13X26 CARPET W/PADLemon Color, Good Condition, Free You take up. Town Shores. 727-344-2323. GULFPORT LIONS CLUB Available For Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Waterfront Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for Info and Dates. 321-5717. COMMERCIAL DEHUMIDIFIERS21 tall x 13 wide, 16 deep, 2 gallon tanks, on wheels, approx 50lb each. $25 each. 727-344-2323. Town Shores. TWO 15 DRIVE SERIES-Crunch Subwoofers. Asking $150. 727-709-2774. INTERIOR LIGHTING FIXTURES-Bath, Hallway, Etc. $10. each. Wheel Chair $50. Walker $15. 727-347-0296. 2 HALLS FOR RENT-Small 150pp. Large 300pp. Weddings, Meetings, Celebrations. Lithuanian American Club 4880 46th Ave. N. St. Petersburg. Vida 727-866-7936. GOLF CLUBS-w/two dozen balls. Yamaha bag. $35. 727-515-1557. PRO FORM 395PI-Treadmill Space Saver. Stationary Bike Incumbent (Tony Little). $50. Together. 727-367-5858.LAWN MOWERS, GO KARTS, BIKESAll Kinds. Flatbed Trailer 4 x 8. Also Lawn Mower and Small Engine Repair. Call Frank 727-418-8297. Plumbing Business Opportunity Cycles/Scooters
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 53 RALLY ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIRUsed 3 Times. Must Pick Up. $450 o.b.o. Call Chuck, 727-286-0545. Marine STEEL BOAT TRAILER-23 ft. $500. 727327-7361. 5021 9th Ave. S. 2002 SEA RAY 176 BOW RIDER-350 hrs. $6199. 727-906-9315. Wanted OLD AUDIO-Tube Ampliers, Old Speakers, Old Guitars, etc. Denny, 727-421-4019. LOCAL COLLECTOR WILL PAY CASH-for Your Gun Collection. Also Looking for Martin & Gibson Guitars. Prompt, Discreet Senior will Drive to You to Purchase. 727-804-2381. Legal Notices NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Florida Body Shop gives notice of Foreclosure and Lein and Intent to sell the following vehicles on 1/30/2012 at 11:00a.m. at 6363 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL 33771. Said Company reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. 2008 Saturn SL1 VIN# 1G8ZG5597RZ216485; 1994 Nissan Altima, VIN# 1N4BU31D6RC233320. FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Lookin Up Enterprises, Inc., desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name LotttoBoat.net located in Pinellas County, Florida, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations, Florida Department of State, pursuant to section 865.09 of the Florida Statutes. January 12, 2012.LARGE SALE SATURDAY & SUNDAYAntiques, Furniture, Household Items. 1822 56th St. S. 8-Dark. Also a Massive Stamp Collection! 727-520-4400. 6380 6TH AVE. SO.St. Petersburg, 9-3p.m, Household Items. Saturday 14th.YEI FLEA MARKETA Support System for Youth & Young Adults. Open Saturdays 8a.m.-2p.m. 4929 9th Ave. S., Gulfport. ST. PETERSBURG-4111 29th Ave. N. Saturday 8am.-2pm. Brand New Refrigerator, Oil Paints, Area Rugs, China, Collectibles, House Plants, Adult Clothing and Much More! SATURDAY 8-2P.M.5626 8th Ave. N. Rain Date Sunday. EVERYTHING MUST GO!Friday & Saturday, 8-? Clothes, Size 1-3X Men/Women, Furniture, Army Wear/Gear. 47th St. & 13th Ave. S. Lost & Found LOST SET OF KEYS-3 Keys on Vet Center key chain. Lost in Walgreens (22nd & 58th) or the handicap parking spot there. Lost Sat. night around 5:30. Please Call 727-481-1729. SMALL QUIET EFFICIENCIES -All utilities included. $100/wk. and up. Also need PT Secretary and or Housekeeper. Possible live-ins. 727-289-3588. LARGE FURNISHED ROOM-$400/Mo. Full House Privileges, Private Entrance, Parking, W/D, Electric, Water, Cable/Wireless. Included. No Smoking/Pets, 727-916-0916. GULFPORT, 5140 24TH AVE. S. Bottom Duplex, 2/1, C/H/A, Tile Floors, W/D Hook-up, Fenced Backyard. $895/Mo. & $450 Sec. 727742-5140. KAYAKING ANYONE?-Access to Clam Bayou Nature Park. Gated Community on 40 Lush Acres. Beautiful 2BR/2BA +Den Condo. 1400sqft. Garage, Large Swimming Pool. $950/Mo. For Sale Also. 727-360-7190. Website: wsvbb.com 11 X 20 STORAGE GARAGE-$120/Monthly. Private, Secure, Alley Access, Gulfport. 386299-2066. TENANT NOT PAYING For Fast, Reasonable Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney Karen S. Keaton, Gulf Beaches Law, P.A. at 727-822-2200. 1BR CONDO ST. PETE BEACHAnnual $750/Mo. 1 Year Minimum. Seasonal Min 4 months $2000 plus Security. Close to Stores/ Beach. Dock & Pool. Background Check, 727453-0362. RENTALS RENTALS RENTALSClean 2BR, 3Br, 4BR, 3BR/2BA Section 8 Approved or Regular Rent. Call Patricia Walton, 727-4583613. WALTON REALTY. 1/2 BLOCK FROM GULFPORT-Beach. 2/ BR/1BA, Living rm, Computer rm, Custom Built Shelves, Fla. rm, Garage, Carport, CHA, Ceiling fans. 727-343-9595, 727-348-7593. APARTMENTS FOR RENT-Studio Apts. from $425/Mo., 1BRs from $525/Mo., 2BRs from $625/Mo. 727-804-5596. ST. PETE BEACH 1/BR APTPrivate enrtrance. Includes: WSG, Cable. Pool, Close to everything! $600/mo. Background check required. 727-608-7550 REDUCED $675/MO. TOWN SHORES-55+. Newly Remodeled 1BR/1BA 3rd oor, Covered Parking, Marine View, All Amenities. Move-in Ready! 954-270-4882. CHATEAU TOWER S. PASADENA1BR/1.5BA, Beautiful 4th View, Some Furnishings, New Appliances & Carpeting. All Amenities Included. No Smoking/Pets. 1st/ last/security, Annual Lease, $775//Mo. 727347-1972 or 269-228-0588. 2BR/1BA-Large kitchen & Sunroom. Centrally located. $700/mo. First, last & security. Small pet ok w/deposit. 55+. Sec. 8 OK. $100 application fee. 727-381-9824. 1BR SO. PASADENAWater & Maintenance Included. Across from Publix. $600/Mo. 727804-5694. TOWN SHORESEmbassy, 2BR/2BA, Completely Updated & Beautifully Furnished. Gorgeous Waterview. $1250/Mo. Available 2012/13 season. No Smoking/Pets. 860-9950330. 4554 25TH AVE. S.2BR/1BA/1CG, Lovely Home w/New Paint & Carpet. $850/Mo. plus Deposit. Call 239-218-3177 or 239-898-9494. Health & Fitness Yard/Garage Sale Real Estate for Rent
54 Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 LARGE 1BR CONDO-New Kitchen & Bath. Laminate oors, Balcony, Covered parking, Pool. Near Beach & 275. $650/Mo. AMERITECH REALTY 727-776-5430. ST. PETE BEACH-Gorgeous Studio Apt. with Bay View. $625/Mo. Annual. Deposit $425. Includes WSG, Basic Cable. Nice Pool Area. 10min. walk to Beach and Corey Ave. Available Furnished. Laundry on Premise. Call 813340-9816. BEAUTIFUL GULFPORT BUNGALOW-2/1 with Ofce Area. CH/A, W/D, Clean, Large Open Air Porch. 5708 23rd Ave. S. 727-4187272. Annual Lease. View @ www.Gulfport-Florida-Rentals.com. ST. PETE BEACH-2BR/2BA/1CG, Cottage. Off Corey Ave. Complete Remodel, Water included, $975/mo. 727-804-5694. 7401 5TH AVE. N.-1BR/1BA $550/Mo. Ground Floor, Small complex. Storage and Covered Parking Available. Onsite Laundry. Pets negotiable. 727-251-5546. PELICAN CREEK TOWN HOUSE-2BR/2BA plus Ofce. CHA, Washer/Dryer, Patio, Pool. Convenient to Stetson. $1000/Mo. +$1000/ Security. Accommodates 3 people. 727-3459620. 2213 57th ST. S.1st oor duplex apartment w/courtyard. 1/Br. Clean, quiet, steps to bus line, & shopping. Perfect for single person. $450/mo +Sec. 727-343-7933. PASADENA 2BR SPANISH HOUSE$695/ Mo. Furniture Available. Ceramic Floors, Large Rooms, Fenced Yard, Central Location. (2nd Ave. S./66th St. Area) Close to Shops, Bus, Beaches, Water included. Free Parking. 727614-2880. OVER LOOKING THE WATER-2BR/2BA Windsor #310 Town Shores. Carport, Pets Allowed, Utilities Included. Available Now. 727409-5114. WEST ST. PETE/PASADENACondo. Updated Spacious 1BR, Pool, BBQ+ Laundry Onsite. Convenient Location, 63rd St. & 1st Ave. S. $550/Mo. 727-458-7828. Furnished Rentals FURNISHED CONDO2BR/2BA., enclosed balcony, Heated Pool, Tennis Courts, Club house. close to beaches and I-275. Morrings of Maximo. $875. Plus dep. 727-864-2582, 502-376-7529 VERY NICE FURNISHED 1BR-Mobile Home. $550/Mo. with $250/Dep. Nice Neighborhood. Looking for Good Tenants. 727-410-6599. GULFPORT, CLEAN AND-Comfortably Furnished & Fully Equipped, Just bring a Suitcase. Walk to Restaurants & Beach. CH/A, W/D. (5039 29th Ave. S. Apt. B). $1400 Seasonal Rental Feb.-April. Includes all Utilities & Cable. www.gulfport-orida-rentals.com Bus & Trolley Service. Available 2/1/12 727418-7272. GULFPORT ART DISTRICT2BR/1BA, Newly Renovated. New A/C/Ceiling Fan. Very Clean. No Pets, $650/Mo. plus Electric, Annual. 727-321-7966. GULFPORT ART DISTRICT-Furnished 1BR/1BA, mini kitchen. Utilities included. Close to shops, beach & bus. $500/Mo. plus Security. Gentlemen Preferred. 727-345-1869. Accommodations to Share HOME TO SHARE-Furnished, Cable, Concrete Parking, Washer/Dryer, Fenced Property, Utilities Included. No Smoking, Security Deposit, $100/Wk. Neat & Clean. 727-323-1039. COQUINA KEY AREA-Furnished Room, w/ Cable TV, Clean, Share House, Laundry, Near Bus/Shop/Bay. No Pets. $400/Mo., +1/3 Utilities. No Lease! 727-347-6176. SUNDAY 1-4PM.1898 Shore Dr. S. #316 South Pasadena. Completely Updated 1BR/1BA Condo. Granite Countertops, New Appliances, Brazilian Cherry oors, Crown Molding and Recessed Lighting. Views of Boca Ciega Bay. Active 55+community. Price Includes Furniture. $110,000. 727-417-0501. OPEN SUNDAY 1-4-#115 Chatham, Town Shores. 2/2 Deluxe, Corner unit. Marinaview. Pets Ok. $129,000. Cheryl Castellucio, Beach & Luxury Realty. 727-420-7877. MOBILE HOME 12X40-1/1 w/Florida Room, 55+ Park, 1375 Pasadena Ave. S. Lot 113. furnished, Open Fri. & Sat. 9-4 $5500 or reasonable offer. 727-498-8308 or 218-780-0159. Real Estate for Sale PELICAN CREEK VILLAGE-Condo for $159,900. A lovely 2BR/2BA with golf course and pond view. Remodeled kitchen, and freshly painted throughout. Very nice. Gulfport area. Lubin Team, Re/Max Preferred. 727410-5707. SEATOWERS MADEIRA BEACH AREA1BR/1BA, 10th Floor, 55+ Condo, 24 Hr Gated, All Amenities, Fantastic Waterview, Intracoastal & Gulf. Newer Kitchen Appliances, Renovated Throughout, Beautifully Furnished, (Included) Carport. Must See! Move-In Ready. $120,000. 727-391-6963, 618-580-4087. GULFPORT 1BR APT.Corner unit with pri vate patio. Clean, compact, comfortable, ideal for one person. In attractive, well managed 4-unit complex-close to shopping, churches, etc. Move-in ready. $575/Mo. plus sec. dep. Call 727-343-7921 for Appt. Real Estate for Rent Furnished Rentals Real Estate for Sale Open House PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $14 per issue. Call 727-321-6965.
Gabber January 12 January 18, 2012 55 Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale Real Estate for Sale TOWN SHORES-Waterfront condo. 55+ com munity. Remodeled 2BR/2BA beauty with a killer water view and delicious gourmet kitch en. $154,900. Lubin Team, Re/Max Preferred. 727-410-5707. PLACE YOUR AD HERE Starting at $14 per issue. Call 727-321-6965.
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