Florida Keys keynoter
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Title: Florida Keys keynoter
Uniform Title: Florida Keys keynoter
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Physical Description: v : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Keynoter Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Marathon Fla
Publication Date: February 21, 2007
Frequency: semiweekly[<1984-1997>]
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Marathon (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Bill comes due
Daily flights between
Marathon and Delta started
Thursday, and now it's time
to pay up for those who
pledged funds to guarantee
the airline would make
money. See story. Page 3.

Looking for votes
The Marathon election
has been fairly quiet, but
now the six candidates for
two seats say it's time to get
serious on the campaign
trail. See story, Page 4.

Sandbar rules
The Sandbar off Whale
Harbor in Islamorada has
long been an out-of-control
party spot. but that could
change if a village ad% isory
panel's advice is taken. See
story. Page 8.

Grand Key probe
The state Fire Marshal's
Office has completed its
probe into the December
carbon monoxide-poisoning
death of a tourist at the
DoubleTree Grand Key
Resort, but it's not yet in the
hands of the Monroe
County State Atorney's
Office. See store. Page 10.

Pigeon Key
The Pigeon Key
Foundation, under the
microscope of the County
Commission since
December, today prom ides
documentation on how it's .
living up to its lease. See
storn. Page 8.

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Final FWC session
is Thursday night
in Middle Keys
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The Florida Kei s may have
alreadJ\ een man\ of the fishing-
related issues certain to plague
the rest of the state in the near
future. fisher\ managers say.
That"' one reason state
Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conserva-ton Commission staff
\ ill be in Marathon Thursday for
an open -ummit on the future of
saltwater tishing in Florida.
"It wasn't t planned that the
Ke\' \Lould be the final stop in
this serie- of meetings, but it's
appr:pnrate in a lot of ways,"
FWC outreach staffer Lee

Schlesinger said.
"The Keys are a kind of
microcosm for a lot of the issues
that we're seeing around the state
now," he said. "In things like
habitat protection and waterfront
access, the Keys already have
The open session will be held
6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the
Marathon Government Center.
Information from the meet-
ing, and five others like it
statewide, will be included in a
report this spring to the full
Conservation Commission
"We're hoping this will serve
as kind of a blueprint or map to
where we want to be,"
Schlesinger said. "For once,
we're not arguing over the


Budget chief:

Deficit going away

Zappulla cites
fed money for
Wilma cleanup
a:riian l k:;, no>er ,c r m

A decision last month by
President Bush to increase the
state and federal liability for
Hurricane Wilma should translate
into a $2 million windfall for
NMonroe Countt ,. according to
Budget Director Sal Zappulla.
"Nov. \ve ha\e some good
ne' s." he said Tuesday. "The
$1.1 million pap or budget deficit
is really not going to be a deficit

by end of the fiscal year because
of the reimbursement on the
Zappulla will present the news
to the County Commission today
at 5 p.m. during a scheduled pub-
lic hearing to adjust the 2007
budget. The commission meets at
the Key Largo library beginning
at 9 a.m.
The budget adjustment fol-
lows the discovery by County
Clerk Danny Kolhage in January
that if the county continues to
spend its general fund according
to the budget approved in



Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOW
Crews prepare a section of the new Jewfish Creek Bridge for
this week's first pour of concrete for the actual road surface
- a milestone in the massive construction project.

A landmark

for the Stretch

of U.S. 1 reaches
halfway point
Senior Staff Writer

Nine miles of U.S. 1 fully
half the length of the 18-Mile
Stretch widening project are
now under construction.
And with that benchmark
reached, work this week will
close the northbound lane of
U.S. 1 at night from near mile
marker 106 to marker 107,

beginning Thursday.
Traffic will be limited to one
lane from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.
weeknights (Monday through
Thursday) until March 9.
One of the 160-foot-tall work
cranes now on the site will move
into the northbound lane of the
highway to lift large concrete
support beams atop pilings
installed south of Jewfish Creek,
project spokeswoman Patti
Jones said.
"This is a big step," Jones
said. "Now people will start to


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Keys briefs


Forecast: Expect mostly
sunny skies with high
temperatures in the mid-
to upper 70s.

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specifics of a rule. People with a
stake in commercial or recre-
ational fishing or environmental
protection can see how we can
work together."
"In some species, regulation
can only go so far," he said.
"About the only way to reduce
the bag limit for redfish or snook
is to go to zero."
Previous sessions have drawn
from a dozen to nearly 40 peo-
"One thing we're hearing
over and over from all sides is
that it's the habitat, stupid,"
Schlesinger said. ""We have to
be a better advocate to protect
critical habitat."

Keys charter captain Bill
Kelly said local residents should
take the opportunity to speak up.
"If you're not part of the
process, you shouldn't com-
plain," Kelly said. "The
[Conservation Commission] and
federal fishery boards give a lot
of weight to testimony from
anglers and people who use the
"Sometimes what they hear
from staff as 'the best available
science' doesn't add up," Kelly
said. "They need to hear from
people who know."
The most effective way to
make a point is to speak in per-
son, and submit a copy of
remarks and evidence in writing,
Kelly said.
"There are a lot of issues that

we still have time to address,
everything from water quality to
the loss of waterfront access,"
Kelly said. "We need to speak
The state has not used this
process many times, Schlesinger
said, but similar efforts have gen-
erated results including cre-
ation of the first statewide
marine regulatory agency, the
Marine Fisheries Commission.
People also can comment by
leaving remarks at the agency's
Web site at www.myfwc.com.
A vision statement for the
future of fishing and five focus
areas are outlined. The docu-
ments are available online at

Stretch project halfway completed


see the decking go up, and it will
really start to look like a bridge."
At the soaring bridge work
north of Jewfish Creek, crews
planned to pour the first layer of
concrete for the road surface, 8.5
inches thick, onto a section of the
bridge deck.
The concrete will cover metal
support forms to be left in place,
and an elaborate network of rein-
forced metal bars that provide
The first pour was scheduled
Tuesday night.
South of the bridge, motorists
can see the pilings and beams that
will support about 1.4 miles of
new bridge. A U-shaped indenta-

tion on the west side of the beams
will hold the Florida Keys
Aqueduct Authority water
When the new Jewfish Creek
Bridge is complete, crews will
remove fill dirt placed through
Lake Surprise to carry Henry
Flagler's railroad.
The removal is intended to
help restore natural water flows
through the area. Other large cul-
verts are being installed as part of
the work.
From Jewfish Creek north to
the county line, crews have
removed mangroves for the
wider highway footprint and are
in the "subbase preparation"
phase, Jones said.
State officials continue to seek
a site to place the muck and veg-

etative material dredged along
the way.
A plan to deposit much of the
material at a North Key Largo
restoration site and a Miami-
Dade County tree farm was
scrapped because of concern over
possible contaminants.
During the night road clo-
sures, northbound and south-.
bound traffic will alternate onto
the southbound lane. Motorists
might experience delays of up to
10 minutes during the closures,
Jones said.
Card Sound Road is open, but
the standard toll is in effect.
The new Jewfish Creek Bridge
- the total Stretch project is esti-
mated to cost more than $270
million could be open by mid-
2008, according to a timeline.

County deficit may shrink

FUNDING / From 1

September, there could be a $1.1
million deficit in that fund by the
end of the fiscal year.
Kolhage warned County
Administrator Tom Willi that not
only was a potential deficit on the
way, but that $18.3 million
appropriated for the 2007 general
fund exceeded the County
Commission's own policy, which
stipulates that only 77.5 percent
of the general fund can be ear-
marked for expenditures.
By mid-January, county offi-
cials reacted to Kolhage's warn-
ing, mapping out a series of cost
savings and redistributing sales
tax revenue designed to make the
stay in balance.
Today's public hearing,
required by law to make amend-

ments to the 2007 budget, out-
lines those measures, which
include the reduction of the esti-
mated "fund balance" rolled over
from the previous year as well as
adjusting some revenues.
"My revenue estimates were
only off by less than one half of 1
percent," Zappulla said. "But the
expenditure estimates were off by
$3 million and that's because it
was clear that Mr. Willi wanted to
bring the fund balance down. He
didn't want to raise taxes dramat-
After Hurricane Wilma, feder-
al disaster assistance was set at 75
percent, with the state and local
governments sharing the remain-
ing 25 percent of the overall
costs. In January, Bush raised that
to 90 percent, leaving the state
responsible for 5 percent of the
costs and Monroe County respon-

sible for the other 5 percent.
To date, county officials have
assumed that the cost of Wilma to
the county would end up more
than $4 million. Bush's order cut
that down $2 million.
Despite the windfall, Zappulla
says the cost-saving measures set
in January will continue, includ-
ing the freezing of most expendi-
tures that come out of the general
Eventually the general fund
balance will need to be brought
back up from 2007's adjusted
$12.7 million to what it's been in
prior years, Zappulla said. In
2005 it was $25.7 million; in
2005 it was $20 million.
"We have to get the reserve
back up where it was," he said.
Still, Zappulla says he expects
to keep county taxes under con-
trol for 2008.

suspect arrested

An 18-year-old Stock
Island man choked a woman
until she passed ouI. then
started swinging a Nmja
sword at her when she awoke.
according to the Monroe
Count. Sheriff's Office.
Romeo Hemandez is
charged gith violating an
injunction. aggra' ated assault
and battery.
According to Depur
Beck> Herrin. the 20-year-old
victim told Depurn ERan
Calhoun she went to the 10th
Avenue apartment at 7:20
p.m. Friday and got into an
argLment with two brothers
who li'e there. She said
Hernandez then grabbed her
around the neck \with his arm
and choked her until she
passed out, and sa\ him
swi\ngmi the sw ord when she
came to.
He reportedl, chased her
with the sword, arid she ran to
her vehiclee and sped a\wa.
stopping near Berntern Park.
She called deputies, and
Hernandez then arrived and
was taken into cusLod\.
Deputies ,went to hhi apart-
ment and found ihree s.sords fit-
linr the descripnon of the one the
l.Itiun said Hernandez threat-
ened her w iLh, Herrin aid.

Keys beaches are test-
ed weekly for fecal col-
iform and enterococcus,
both fecal-based bacte-
ria. The following beaches
have health advisories or
warnings against swim-
South Beach, Key
Higgs Beach, Key
Coco Plum Beach.

Key West reporter
Christine Braden with
Sculpture Key West
Director Carol Schreck
and staffer Karley
Klopfenstein on
the islandwide
annual exhibit.

E-mail questions:

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Keys News

Wednesday, February 21,2007

Rice out to collect

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pledges need
to become cash

A major commercial airline is
finally serving Florida Keys
Marathon Airport dnce again -
and now it's time to pay the bill
in the form of pledged communi-
ty donations that helped make
the deal possible.
Former County Com-
missioner David Rice, who
heads the nonprofit group
Florida Keys Airport Initiative
Inc., said this week he'll be visit-
ing the 10 to 15 residents, busi-
nesses and groups that pledged to
donate money but haven't yet
"I wanted to wait until we had
the proof on the table, and now
we do," said Rice, who expects
donors to have the money ready.
"I certainly don't plan to make it
my life's work. Hopefully, we'll
have it all after the next couple of
The roughly $300,000 is
donations and pledged contribu-
tions added to a $750,000 feder-
al grant that guarantees an air-
line, in this case Delta, will meet
a target revenue for the first year
of service between Marathon and
Atlanta that began Feb. 15.
Rice said most of the money
is sitting in an account at Marine
Bank, although he still needs to
collect nearly $100,000 in
pledges, some from contributors
such as Cay Clubs Resorts and
Marinas, which committed
$50,000 in a letter to Rice.
"There may be some snags,
for instance, there are some busi-
nesses that made pledges that
changed hands," Rice said. "For
example, at this point I'll be

dealing with different owners at
Holiday Isle" Resort in
Another issue could arise fol-
lowing the death of former Key
Colony Bay Hotel owner Tracy
Holder, who died in September.
Holder pledged $10,000 in a let-
ter to Rice.
"I am more than happy to be
able to go and do this because it
means we were successful," Rice
said. "And I'm thinking that
we'll very likely be seeing some
more business with other carriers
within the next few months."
Monroe County Airports
Director Peter Horton said Delta
required a revenue guarantee of
only $500,000 in its contract to
provide daily flights to and from
Atlanta leaving another
$550,000 to use as a guarantee
for another airline.
"We've been talking with
three other airlines. Two have
expressed interest and a third one
we are courting," Horton said.
"They are all major carriers that
could provide both direct flights
to other [hub airports] and
regional flights in Florida."
Horton said Continental
Airlines, through Gulfstream
International, could begin daily
flights to Fort Lauderdale and
Tampa by the fall without any
revenue guarantee. Delta has
also expressed interest in replac-
ing its current 40-passenger jet
with a 70-passenger jet to
"This could be becoming a
success quicker than we antici-
pated," Horton said. "I was meet-
ing with the new federal security
director Thursday morning, and
one of the topics was upgrading
the security classification of
Marathon to accommodate air-
planes over 60 passengers, and
that is a key component."


Hometown PAC hosts
Monday political forum

Hometown PAC, a Key
West political action commit-
tee, hosts another candidate
forum at 5:30 p.m. Monday at
Monty's on Caroline Street.
On Oct. 2, city voters will
decide on mayor, three city
commissioners and three seats
on the Utility Board.
Up for re-election are com-
missioners Mark Rossi in
District 2, Harry Bethel in
District 4 and Jose Menendez

in District 5; and Mayor
McPherson said he is run-
ning again while Bethel
reportedly has said he won't.
"We are calling for candi-
dates, declared or not, to pres-
ent themselves to the public,"
Hometown PAC Chairman
Todd German said.
Monday, each candidate
attending will get two to three
minutes at the microphone to
address the audience.
Speakers don't even have to
declare; they can just say they
are testing the waters.

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Election starts getting serious

It's first race
with at-large
voting system

With the March 13 Marathon
City Council election only weeks
away, candidates say they are get-
ting serious about establishing
platforms and pushirig campaigns
into full swing.
One notable candidate, two-
time Marathon mayor John
Bartus, has even taken the step of
hiring longtime Keys political
consultant Brooks White a
move that Bartus said shows how
serious candidates should take
the first at-large election.
"Right now, there are six peo-
ple running for two open seats, so
it's basically a free-for-all," said
Bartus, referring to the new sys-
tem that replaces the former one
in which candidates run against
each other for specific district
seats. Terms are for two years.
Bartus said he managed his
own campaigns during his previ-
ous three council election wins
but has asked White to help with
voter lists and targeting voter
mail-outs. Bartus has not listed
any payments to White in recent


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campaign treasurer reports pro-
vided to the Monroe County
Supervisor of Elections Office.
White has advised- several
other Keys candidates, the latest
being Steve Pribramsky in his
successful bid for the Monroe
County School board in 2006. He
also entered the 2004 race for
schools superintendent as a write-
in candidate, though not a serious
"Basically, his advice and
counsel is worth its weight in
gold," Bartus said. "There's no
way you can take this lightly.
Again, I've got five opponents
Incumbent Councilman Jeff
Pinkus said he also is taking this
election seriously, although he is
wary of a system that could
potentially declare a winner with
less than a majority of 50 percent
plus one vote, which was
required in the previous system.
"I have learned a tremendous
amount," Pinkus said, "and I'm
taking this one more seriously
than the others."
"When you have six candi-
dates running for two seats,
somebody can be elected with a
minimum of 34 percent of the
vote," Pinkus added. "I don't
think someone should be up there
without winning a majority."
Incumbent Vice Mayor Marjie
Meams said she isn't approach-
ing this race any differently than
her first race in 2005, although
she said she now has to address
rumblings of unincorporation.
"I have talked to people indi-
vidually, but I haven't talked to
any groups yet," Mears said.
"I'm pretty much doing it on my
own, and sometimes I'll talk with
[son Randy Mearns, a former city
mayor,] for advice."
"When I heard the vibes of

unincorporation," Meams added,
"my thought was, Look at the
county. You are not serious about
jumping out of the city into that?"
However, candidate Joan
"Bicycle Joanie" Nelson said
incorporation sentiments should
be taken seriously. And, she said,
the at-large system could finally
be her ticket to the council.
"This whole movement, I
think they have 800 petitions to
dissolve the city," Nelson said.
"I'm not opposed to dissolving
the city, but if the city shapes up,
maybe we should keep it."
"I think I have a better chance
of winning this time," said
Nelson, who has ran and lost in
every council election since
2000. "I think the. other candi-
dates are worried about me."
Candidate Don Vasil said he's
for the new election system but
hoped it would lure more candi-
dates unhappy with the city's cur-
rent direction.
"I feel most people feel the
incumbents have not been listen-
ing over last four or five years,"
Vasil said, "and the motion
towards change is even stronger."
For my campaign strategy,"
Vasil continued, "I'm just trying
to give out the message that peo-
ple have been trying to send to
the council."
Candidate Mike Cinque said
he's also heard "anti-incumbent"
feelings from residents, although
all the candidates have run for
council before and are fairly well
"We've got a couple of non-
incumbents and a couple of
incumbents," Cinque said. "But
everybody is known for who they
are and what they've done."
"I'm not approaching it any
different," Cinque added. "Last
time I ran, I ran on the issues. I
think the people are looking for
the same this time."

Keys briefs

Pot stash apparently
not just for smoking

Apparently 112 grams 4
ounces of marijuana isn't real-
ly for personal use but rather for
sale, a Monroe County Sheriff's
Office deputy discovered
Andrew Flis, 20, of Marathon
was charged with possession
with intent to sell after he report-
edly admitted ownership of the
Deputy Becky Herrin said
Deputy Robert Dosh was
patrolling near mile marker 101
at 1;45.; a.m. ,when he .spotted a,

Chevrolet SUV traveling 64 mph
in a 45 mph zone. He pulled the
car over and asked the driver, a
17-year-old from Marathon, if he
had anything in the car he should
be aware of.
At that point, Herrin said, Flis
said he had marijuana for person-
al use and handed over a black
plastic bag. In the bag were
smaller bags containing the mar-
ijuana, and Deputy Lyle Agins,
who arrived as backup Deputy
Dosh, reportedly told Flis he
thought "it was a lot of marijuana
just to be for personal use."
Flis then admitted he was
going to sell it to support his
.mother arid brdtlier,.Herrinksaid.


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Keys Opinion

Housing survey reveals

need for rentals

There were a few surprises in a survey of housing needs iden-
tified by employees of the Monroe County School District.
Turns out "home ownership" may not the Holy Grail after all.
In Saturday's Keynoter, we ran results from the survey, which
went to 1,300 district employees, who represent the largest
group of employees outside the U.S. Navy here in the Keys.
Out of that total, 617 responded, which is a higher percentage
than most such surveys garner.
The big surprise: More expressed a preference to rent rather
than own.
This is an important point often lost in the much-debated
"workforce" housing issue.
Many of the efforts mounted by the county and various cities
have focused on ways to help underwrite the first-home buyer.
And there are certainly lots of studies showing a correlation
between high levels of home ownership and community con-
.nectedness because folks who own have a greater stake in their
town, so goes the reasoning.
But we think the School District survey uncovered another
element at work.
Convenience and time spent commuting are becoming ever
larger factors in decisions people make about where they work,
what kinds of careers they pursue and how much satisfaction
they get from what they do.
In the survey, 56 percent of those responding reported living
fewer than 5 miles from where they work. Here in the Keys,
that's an astonishing percentage with that kind of proximity,
especially knowing the commuter patterns that have evolved
where it's not unusual for workers to commute 40 to 50 miles
up and down the Keys.
Key West results skew those percentages, of course, since a
preponderance of neighborhood schools are located in Key
Another surprise in the survey is the high percentage of
respondents who already own their own home: 57 percent. The-
balance rent, and of those, 23 percent rent apartments and 19
percent rent houses.
The results also showed a big interest in more rental oppor-
tunities, especially for homes vs. apartments.
This will become an increasingly" important factor as the
School District and other employers look to housing needs in
the future.
If our economy is to remain viable, we have to attract fami-
lies as part of the workforce. And those families and their kids
are the lifeblood of community schools. ,
So as the School Board and other big employers look ahead,
it's vital to uncover real needs, as opposed to those we guess at,
or hope to be true.
Having attractive and reasonably priced rentals could, in the
long run, be far more critical to the 'mission of attracting and
keeping teachers and other professionals, especially in the early
part of their careers.
But are we ready to listen?

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Why exactly is Hendrick on trial?

I write this letter with the following caveat: I
consider former Monroe County Attorney Jim
Hendrick a friend, mentor and upstanding citizen.
I practiced law in Key West until a couple of
years ago and worked with Jim on a sufficient
number of matters to realize he is an.honest
member of The Florida Bar and a significant
asset to the community at large. The only threat I
saw Jim Hendrick pose was to other lawyers not
possessed of his preparedness, incredible intellect
and voluminous knowledge of the law and
jurisprudential procedure.
I was in the building next door when federal
agents came looking to arrest Jim in an obvious
attempt to embarrass him in front of his employ-
ees, friends and the legal community.
I have no part in the ongoing trial, but a per-
sonal interest in the defendant/victim, so please
thoroughly scrutinize my statements and queries.
In other words, think for yourself. After reading
many editorials and news reports of the United
States v. James Hendrick, I have a few questions,
as I am sure do many of you.
If, in the government's theory, Jack London
and Randy Hilliard took money for political
favors, but Jim Hendrick did not, why is he fac-
ing trial instead of the scheme's perpetrators and
What exactly is the government trying to
prove Mr. Hendrick did?
Is he.accused of giving counsel to two sepa-

rate associates and perhaps clients?
Well, that would not be illegal, would it?
Is he accused of manipulating an elaborate
bribery scheme without pecuniary interest just to
say he was able to pull it off?
Well, that just does not make any sense, does
Is the federal government really contending
that Mr. Hendrick would jeopardize a highly cre-
dentialed and exemplary legal career, the good
name of a venerable and successful Key West
law firm, and potentially sully the Hendrick fami-
ly name for generations to come? And for what?
Nothing, nada, zip?
Are they contending Mr. Hendrick jeopardized
a lifetime of hard-earned credibility and well-
earned respect merely so Jack London could sat-
isfy a paltry Irish lien of $29,000? Or are they
contending he jeopardized that lifetime of work
so the self-named Prince of Darkness [Hilliard]
could arrange an illegal bribe, for which Mr.
Hendrick, by the federal government's own
account, received nothing?
Like they said in the movie "My Cousin
Vinnie" the prosecutors' case don't hold water.
Warren Tochterman

Editor's note: Hendrick is charged with
obstructing justice, tampering with a witness and

Time's not right to open CommuniKeys plan

The county's Planning Commission chairman,
Jim Cameron, is advocating to revisit the Big Pine
Key/No Name Key Master Plan. The plan is the
only one of all the master plans in the Keys
arrived at through thd long and arduous Livable
CommuniKeys program process that is complete
and in place.
The Tavernier master plan, hammered out over
a long period, is mostly complete but has not yet
been placed in effect. The Lower Keys area (Bay
'Point to the Torch Keys) is currently going
through a long series of Livable CommuniKeys
meetings to collect public input for the master
plan there. The process for the remaining Lower
Keys (Big Coppitt and Stock Island).has not yet

KAIR lives up to its name
One and a half weeks before Christmas, I
lost my job of two and a half years with
no notice. I was devastated.
I went four and a half weeks without any
money coming in. Behind in rent and no food
in the house, I went to see Marjorie Roberts
at KAIR (Keys Interdenominational
Resources). Bless her heart, she helped me
.the best she could, for she also was very low
on funds.
There are good, honest, hard-working peo-
ple out there that get thrown a curve ball once
and awhile. And thank goodness there are
people like Marjorie at KAIR.
I believe KAIR only operates on money
and food donations. So please have a heart
and take time to help this wonderful organiza-
tion. And thanks again to Marjorie, and thank
you people of the Florida Keys.
Carol Kellogg

As a resident of Cudjoe Key, where we are in
the midst of our CommuniKeys process, I strong-
ly object to the county even thinking about
reopening the Big Pine Key/No Name Key master
plan until the remaining Livable CommuniKeys
processes for the rest of us in the Keys are com-
The county's Planning Department, chronically
understaffed and overworked, has its job cut out
with the meetings and planning process for those
areas awaiting master plans. It is very important
that those plans be completed and in place before
planning staff gets distracted with a revisitation of
the only plan that is completed and in place.
Once all the community master plans are com-
pleted, it may be appropriate to look at them
again from time to time, but now is definitely not
the time to divert attention to reopening the Big
Pine Key/No Name Key plan.
Dennis Henize
Cudjoe Key

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subject to editing and condensing. There is
a 400-word limit.
Letters thanking an individual are wel-
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publication of thank-you letters consisting
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Include a daytime phone number
(which will not be published) where you
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about your correspondence.
Send your letters to:
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Keys Opinion

Wednesday, February 21,2007

One size doesn't fit all in funding government

People living side by side in similar
homes often pay very different tax rates
yet receive the same level of services.
Elderly couples seeking to downsize are
likely to face dramatically increased
taxes in their new smaller home. These
stark inequities are creating an atmos-
phere of reform.
As citizens, we generally understand
the need to pay taxes, but we also
demand that they be fair and our current
system of taxing properties is not fair. In
response to public concerns, state law-
makers and our governor have vowed to
make changes. They are promising some
feel-good fixes, like doubling the home-
stead exemption, and are'gaining popu-
lai support in the process.-But a few nips
and tucks around the edges may not be
what the public is crying for, nor will it
repair a system that is out of'balance.
Let me explain.
Over a decade ago, voters agreed to
cap property taxes via the Save Our
Homes initiative, which limits the
amount by which property taxes may
increase for homeowners who remain in
their homes. This well-intended cap
shifted property taxes to new homebuy-
ers, renters, owners of second homes
and businesses. As a result of this unfair
shift, two-thirds of property taxes are
now paid by those who do not own
homes. Not only is this unfair, it makes
no sense.
What also makes no sense and is
often lost in this debate is the fact that
the state is, once again, in the process of
telling local governments how to raise
local taxes in order to provide local

services. But should state lawmakers in
Tallahassee alone be proposing substan-
tive changes to a taxing system that is
supposed to fund local city and county,
I am deeply concerned that local city
governments and the people we serve
will be stuck with a one-size-fits-all .
solution developed by state lawmakers
who are unaware of the diverse chal-
lenges facing local communities. One-
size government solutions rarely fit any-
We support local control over local
taxes, and we prefer real taxing options
that fit our cities.
Florida's cities and their local citi-
zens should be given the authority to
design tax systems that suit their indi-
vidual, changing needs. Why stop at
doubling the homestead exemption?
Some cities may want it tripled or
quadrupled, while others may not.
Many cities may prefer having their
services paid exclusively through prop-
erty taxes because residents can take a
deduction on their federal income taxes.
Some cities may choose the local-option
sales tax because visitors pick up much
of the tab.
City governments and local voters
should decide how local cities fund local
services, not state lawmakers in
Tallahassee with their one-size
Mike Sittig

Editor's note: The writer is executive
director of the Florida League of Cities,
the municipal association that represents
cities, towns and villages in the state.

Keynoter photos by DAVID BALL
After flying in on the inaugural flight from Atlanta, the Gray family from Kentucky
(from left) father Mark, sons Seth and Leland and mom Sally stands slightly dazed
after being greeted by hundreds of welcomers, many flashing
photographs and some blowing conch-shell horns.

Delta won't last
It was really cool to see the Delta
flight landing at Florida Keys Marathon
As former owner of Island Taxi, I
have watched them come and go.
Another couple of months and we will
say goodbye to Delta. That's just the
way it is.
Tear down the airport and build
some affordable housing in its place. It
would be much more effective.
Ralph Woodfin
Port Orange

Cheap tickets out there
Let's not shoot Delta Airlines down
before it really gets started. The prices quot-
ed in the Keynoter made the whole thing
look like someone's pipe dream.
If you can plan your trip ahead, get on the
computers and go to www.hotwire.com or
I'm sure there are others, the same tickets
can be had for one half to one third that
price. The prices change every day and
sometimes every hour.
Let's use Delta and keep her here. We
need it.
Alvin Pfister

Respect Iraq veterans

I am a Vietnam veteran that
served two tours. After.watchirlg the
news and reading the papers of the
Iraq war, it brought back a lot of bad
I returned from Vietnam in 1970
to serve at Fort Ord, Calif., as an
assistant drill sergeant training our'
young troops for Vietnam when I met
Jane Fonda. She was protesting at
one of our front gates. They had
many nasty signs that I really don't
want to talk about. It really got out of
hand when they started banging on
the gates. At that time, I asked her to
move the protest back. She spit in
my face and called us baby killers. I
don't understand why the news gives

her airtime. She should go back in
her hole.
There are other ways to protest
this war and I think Sean Penn said it
best. The citizens should go after
who they elected and tell them if you
can't do the right thing, you will be
replaced. We as voters have the
power to do this. People need the
power to do this. People need to
write their congressmen and senators
and tell them this.
We need to support our troops.
Our power is in numbers. These vet-
erans.need to know that U.S. citizens
are behind them so they can do their
job successfully.
William Sampsel

'Red' is still remembered

The L'Attitudes article published
in the Jan. 27 edition about "Red"
Williams, written by Cricket
Desmarais, is a nice remembrance of
the old sea captain. I thought by now
everyone would have forgotten this
character of Duval Street.
Now to the matter at hand: The
article mentioned a woman named
Betty, or Alice Radics, as being Red's
daughter. This is wrong. Red had no
daughters and only one child, me,

Wilfred Franklin Williams Jr.
Betty was an excellent caregiver to
Red in his later years. She made sure
he wanted for nothing.
The other error was the spelling of
his name. His name was Wilfred
Franklin Williams, not Winfred. He
was Red to everyone he knew. All the
facts may not mean a thing to anyone
but me so if he is going to be remem-
bered, let's get the facts correct.
Wilford F. Williams Jr.
White Springs

The crowd was so large at Thursday's inaugural flight that the Monroe County
Sheriff's Office had to keep people back so the first passengers had room to

Air service will receive support

Enjoyed your coverage and photo
gallery on the return of the long-await-
ed commercial air service into
Marathon via Delta Airlines. As an
employee of another airline
(Continental), it was a great pleasure
flying standby to Atlanta the day after -
the inaugural.
The staff at Florida Keys Marathon
Airport were both friendly and helpful,
leaving me with an impression of will-
ingness on everyone's part to make this
important venture the success that it
deserves. Congratulations and my very
best wishes for the future, and I trust
this new venture will be well support-

ed. I look forward to my return.
Ed Lewis
St. George's, Bermuda

Editor's note: View the photo gallery
of the Feb. 15 inaugural at
www.keynoter.com. Click on "Photo

Road's too bumpy
Have you heard there is a new roller-
coaster ride for your automobile in
Marathon? It's called Sombrero Beach
Sally Mals


8 Wednesday, February 21,2007

Keys News

Pigeon Key documents up for review


The Pigeon Key Foundation
has pulled together many of the
documents requested by Monroe
County Attorney Suzanne
Hutton, including proof of ade-
quate insurance coverage.
The County Commission
meets today beginning at 9 a.m.
at the Key Largo library. Among
items on the agenda: A discussion
of the foundation's lease of the
-historic Middle Keys island.
On Jan. 3, Hutton sent a letter
to the foundation board asking for
a list of documents she said were
missing from county files, includ-
Documentation to show
expenditures in excess of $1 mil-
lion in renovations.
Proof the foundation has
complied with a master plan it
submitted when it leased the
island from the county in 1993.
Documentation to show the

number of days the island was
open to the public in 2004, 2005
and 2006.
Proof of windstorm insur-
ance coverage.
Pigeon Key housed workers
constructing Flagler's Florida
East Coast Railway in the early
1900s and is on -the National
Register of Historic Places.
At the January commission
meeting in Key West, county
Mayor Mario Di Gennaro gave
the island's foundation until
March to fulfill Hutton's request.
However, according to a memo
issued by Hutton, many of the
documents have already been
supplied and will be reviewed at
today's meeting.
Many of the older records
were lost in Hurricane Wilma,
according to foundation board
Chairman Jim Rhyne. In an
unsigned statement to Hutton that
accompanied the requested docu-


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master plan required rehabilita-
tion of the island's structures be
dependent on available funding.
"The buildings standing today
are proof that the restoration was
completed according to funding,"
it says
Foundation Executive
Director Marjorie Meams point-
ed out in December that the foun-
dation has taken on all costs and
that reconstruction of the historic

buildings has not cost county tax-
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Sandbar rules rippling

Village panel
seeking limits
on ramp tie-u
Senior Staff Writer

To preserve access to the
Whale Harbor Channel Sandbar,
says an Islamorada advisor,
action is needed to control the
worst weekends.
"We have been getting hints
[from other agencies] that if we
don't get control of the Sandbar,
somebody may be forced to come
in and do it for us in a way we
don't like," said Jim Trice, chair-
man of Islamorada's advisory
panel for waterway issues.
The panel, the Near Shores
Water Citizens Support Com-
mittee, has been working to
resolve sandbar issues for years,
Trice said.
"It's a very sensitive and diffi-
cult subject," he said. "A ton of
people have a stake in the
Sandbar. We realize that this is
Islamorada's beach, and going to
the Sandbar is a local tradition.
The thought of losing it com-
pletely is hateful."

At the 5:30 p.m. Thursday
meeting of the Islamorada Village
Council, Trice will recommend
the municipality seek assistance
from Monroe County and state
agencies to impose new rules dur-
ing the most hectic weekends at
the Sandbar: Hospitality Expo
and Memorial Day, both in May;
and the Fourth of July.
Specifically during peak times
that draw hundreds or thousands
of boats, the advisory panel will
ask that rafting tie-ups be limited
to three vessels each, and that
boats longer than 26 feet be
banned from anchoring during

peak times.
"There is a problem that we
cannot ignore," Trice said. "We
think this will help us get a han-
dle on it so we can keep the sand-
bar open throughout the year."
Holiday Isle Resort no longer
plans to stage Hospitality Expo,
Trice said, but that doesn't mean
boats will stay away. "The sand-
bar has become its own destina-
tion resort," he said.
In other issues at the Village
Council meeting, staff will list
existing buildings that could
serve as a permanent village hall.
Plans to build a municipal center
at Founders Park were put on
hold by rising cost estimates.

Missing boater home safely

Keynoter Staff

A Fort Lauderdale man is
.safe after getting caught in rough
seas aboard his sailboat headed
for the Keys over the weekend.
The U.S. Coast Guard reports
Timothy Stone, 52, was reported
overdue Monday after he failed
to return from a voyage.
Stone's friends told the Coast
Guard he had planned to sail his
22-foot vessel to Summerland

Key via the Intracoastal
Waterway, scheduled to arrive
"sometime Sunday. When they
had not heard from him by 10:20
p.m., they contacted the authori-
ties, which began a search.
A rescue boat from Coast
Guard Station Islamorada and a
helicopter from Air Station
Miami searched waters from
Hawk Channel near Marathon to
John Pennekamp Coral Reef
State Park in Key Largo.
Stone arrived with his vessel
at Holiday Isle Resort in
Islamorada Monday.
"He was safe, he -was just
running behind schedule," said
Jennifer Johnson, spokeswoman
for the Coast Guard, who added
that Stone was smart to have a
safety plan in place before
"He was absolutely right in
telling his friends and family
when he was scheduled to arrive
and instructed them to call the
Coast Guard if he did not arrive
on time," she said. "We would
rather have been searching for
someone and have a positive
ending than to have never
searched at all."


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Keynoter Keys News Wednesday, February 21,2007 9

Housing update set for today

Rosch says stats
show over 650
units in decade

For those struggling to stay in
the Keys, it may seem the county
isn't doing much toward solving
the affordable housing issue.
But a presentation slated for
today's Monroe County Com-
mission meeting will show that
more than 650 units have been
created through the county's
Land Authority and another 210
are pending.
"The Land Authority's role in
the provision of affordable hous-
ing is the acquisition of the sites,"
Land Authority Director Mark
Rosch said. "The other steps in
the process, such as construction
and property maintenance, are
carried out through partnerships
with government agencies, non-
profit groups, and for-profit
developers utilizing Florida
Housing Finance Corp. pro-

Over the past decade, the
county has spent $21.5 million to
acquire land specifically ear-
marked for affordable housing,
Rosch said.
The Florida Legislature creat-
ed the Land Authority to fulfill
state mandates for affordable-
housing that came about with the
county's designation as an Area
of State Critical Concern.
Funding for the Land
Authority comes from a half-cent
tourism impact tax on lodging
and a surcharge on state park
admissions for parks in the Keys.
The total of these two taxes is
about $2 million a year, accord-
ing to Rosch.
Though there is a steady
stream of funding for the land
acquisition, enticing developers
to build the housing is getting
trickier all the time.
The county passed an ordi-
nance in early 2006 that requires
developers of market-rate units in
the unincorporated areas to dedi-
cate 30 percent of the construc-
tion to affordable housing. Some
municipalities also have rules

tying affordable, which is based
on income guidelines, to market
Habitat for Humanity has
three affiliates throughout the
Keys and has been the primary
developer of affordable housing
available for ownership.

to build the
housing is
trickier all
the time.

The Upper Keys Habitat has
built 12 homes; Middle Keys
Habitat has created four units.
Habitat of the Lower Keys and
Key West has built 19 homes.
Affordable units for rentals are
more abundant, but rising proper-

ty values are making it harder for
developers to create these units.
Key West businessman Ed
Swift has been involved in build-
ing a number of low- and moder-
ate-income units in the Lower
Keys. He says the county needs
to be careful that incentives to
build affordable units, such as
allowing developers to transfer
market-rate building rights to
more desirable sites, don't do
more harm than good.
In recent months Swift has
noted the trend of big developers
purchasing mobile-home parks
and RV parks with the aim of
building affordable housing on
them in exchange for the ability
to transfer market-rate building
rights to waterfront parcels.
Though the county has no official
mechanism for that kind of trans-
fer, developers have been trying
to negotiate individual deals to
make the transfers happen.
The County Commission con-
venes at 9 a.m. today at the Key
Largo library. The meeting will
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Ke s\l News


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on March 7, 2007 the Monroe County Planning
Commission will hold a Public Hearing at the Marathon Government Center, Second Floor,
2798 Overseas Highway, Monroe County, Florida, beginning at 10:00 AM, to consider the
items listed below. Further, pursuant to Section 286.0105 Florida Statutes, notice is given that
if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission with respect to any matter
considered at such hearing or meeting, that person will need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made; such record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based. Pursuant to the Board of County Commissioners' Resolution #131-1992,
if a person decides to appeal any decision of the Planning Commission he or she shall provide
a transcript of the hearing before the Planning Commission, prepared by a court reporter at the
appellant's expense, which transcript shall be filed as a part of the on appeal within the time
provided in Section 9.5-521(f), the Monroe County Code, amended.

ADA Assistance: Anyone needing special assistance at the Planning Commission Hearing due
to a disability should contact the Planning Coordinator at 289-2522 by 5:00 PM on March 2,



The public hearing is to consider and finalize the ranking of applications in the Dwelling Unit
Allocation System for the October 14, 2006 through January 16, 2007 ROGO quarter, Quarter
2, Year 15. Building permits will be allocated for all unincorporated Monroe County.

Item #2 Lowe Residence, 381 Avenue C. Big Coppitt Key, Mile Marker 10: A request
for approval of a Variance by the Planning Commission of fourteen (14) feet from the required
twenty-five (25) foot front yard setback in the Improved Subdivision (IS) District, thereby
allowing for an eleven (11) foot front yard setback along Third Street. The Applicant is
requesting a Variance in order to construct a single-family residence. The subject property is
legally described as Block 9, Lot 1, Johnsonville Subdivision, Big Coppitt Key, Monroe
County, Florida, having Real Estate Number 00152060.000000.

Item #3 Key West Harbour Development. 6000 Peninsula Avenue. Stock Island. Mile
Marker 5: A request for approval of an amendment to a major conditional use to redevelop
the existing Peninsular Marine property. The proposed redevelopment will include the con-
struction of three (3) boat barns which would provide space for approximately 475 dry boat
storage racks; 100 wet slips; one (1) multi-use building which would contain a combination of
retail (ship's store) and three (3) affordable housing dwelling units; one (1) club house; and
three (3) attached market-rate dwelling units. The subject parcels are legally described as lots
5, 6 and 7, Square 61, Maloney Subdivision, Monroe County, Florida, having Real Estate
Numbers 00127470.000000; 00127480.000000 and 00127480.000100.

Item #4 -Arthur Koltunak. owner of property on Freedom Lane on Big Pine Key at approx-
imate Mile Marker 31: is appealing a decision of the Planning Director that there is only one
(1) Rate of Growth Exemption, instead of the three (3) requested on the subject property,
which is legally described as Pt East 1/2 of North East 1/4 of Big Pine Key, Monroe County,
Florida, having Real Estate Number 00111330.000100.




Planning Commission Resolution P04-07 (Northstar Amend. To Land Use Map approved at PC Mtg. 1.24.07)


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Aref Joulani, Sr. Director
Planning and Environmental Resources Department
2798 Overseas Highway, Suite 410
Marathon, Florida 33050 (305) 289-2500
SPublished Keynoter 2/21/07

10 Wednesday, February 21,2007

Prosecutors await

Grand Key reports

State officials
complete their
part of probe

The State Fire Marshal's
Office has finished its investiga-
tion into the December carbon
monoxide-related death at the
Doubletree Grand Key Resort in
Key West, although investigators
are waiting to turn over the
results to Monroe County State
Attorney Mark Kohl.
"Our portion of the report is
complete and we did meet with
the State Attorey's Office last
week," Fire Marshal's Office
spokeswoman Nina Banister
Banister would not release
details about what the report
entailed, although she said the
two agencies agreed the state
office would retain its report until
both the Key West Fire Marshal's
Office and Key West Police
Department are ready to hand in
their reports, as well.
"We just want everything to
be in order before we begin" to

look into the investigations, State
Attorney's Office spokesman
Matthew Helmerich said. "When
we get the investigative material
from all the agencies, we will be
examining it to make a decision
about any potential charges."
The State Attorney's Office
will be responsible for making a
determination on whether crimi-
nal conduct led to the Dec. 27
death of 25-year-old Thomas
Lueders of Washington, D.C. He
died from carbon monoxide poi-
"We will be investigating for
criminal culpability," Helmerich
The 216-room DoubleTree on
South Roosevelt Boulevard has
been closed since Dec. 29, when
the city pulled its certificate of
occupancy and occupational
license following Lueders' death
and the near-death of his father,
Richard, after the two stayed in
Room 416.
The room is next door to a
boiler room that allegedly was
the source of the fatal levels of
carbon monoxide that killed
Lueders and made dozens of oth-
ers sick.

Primary care
to be available
at Good Health
The Good Health Clinic,
established in Tavernier 2002 to
provide free secondary and terti-
ary medical care to uninsured
Upper Keys residents whose
household incomes are less than
200 percent above the poverty
level, has expanded its services to
include primary care to its target
Beginning March 1, patients
requiring primary care whose
income falls within the require-
ments will no longer require a
referral and will be seen and
treated for free.
Those who qualify can call for
an appointment. Walk-in patients
mfst be qualified before being
seen by the clinic's doctor.
As information .about the
expanded service becomes
known and patient volume

increases, the clinic staff antici-
pates expanding the number of
days it is open. Currently, the
clinic is open Monday,
Wednesday and Friday from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dr. Sandy Yankow, who
recently closed his private
Tavernier medical practice and
who was the guiding force in
establishing the Good Health
Clinic, will be the clinic's med-
ical director and full-time pri-
mary-care physician.
Yankow's medical specialty is
obstetrics and gynecology, but he
said "I anticipate that most of the
patients I see, both men and
women, will require basic med-
ical care, and that I am able and
competent to treat the needs of all
of the clinic's patients. If a patient
requires secondary care, I will
refer him or her to a specialist."
The Good Health Clinic is at
mile marker 91.5 oceanside. Call
853-1788 during office hours.

Free clinic

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Proposal: Qaudruple

Botanical Garden

But transportation
facility could be
wrench in plans

While multimillion-dollar
condos and high-end dockomini-
ums are cropping up all over the
south side of Stock Island, one
group of green-minded residents
envisions a peaceful park north
of U.S. 1.
The Greenway Trail
Initiative, coupled with the Jose
Marti Cuban Forest and Garden,
would all be connected to the
existing 12.5-acre Key West
Tropical Forest and Botanical
Tonight, the Community
Foundation of the Florida Keys
will announce a $4,800 leader-
ship grant for the garden to fund
a series of town meetings to find
out what residents want of their
Stock Island green space.
"This is so vital," said
Carolann Sharkey, chairwoman
of the Botanical Garden Society
board. "We need to be really cog-
nizant of eco-tourism."
The vision of the garden
expansion actually has three
A greenways trail of bike
paths and foliage along College
Public access and observa-
tion points in the 30 acres sur-
rounding a freshwater pond that
lies between Lower Keys
Medical Center and the Key
West Golf Club.
A proposed forest of plants
indigenous to Cuba on the 20-
acre landfill known locally as
Mount Trashmore.
All three parcels belong to the
city of Key West, as does the
land currently housing the
Botanical Garden. In 2004, the
city received a state grant that
allowed it to purchase four acres

The Botanical Garden Society envisions a greenway all along
College Road, a wildlife refuge surrounding the freshwater
pond, and an exotic forest on the old Stock Island landfill.

along College Road from
Monroe County to expand the
existing garden.
Sharkey says the overall
vision would enhance the entire
island as well as improve the lot
for the organizations that already
inhabit city land along College
"We want to partner with
everyone and work together,"
she said. "This would provide a
great opportunity for [Florida
Keys Community College] to
enhance their marine and biology
programs. There could be a dog
park at the SPCA. And the lion's
share of all of this can be funded
by state and federal grants."
Pending construction of a $6
million transit facility could put a
fly in the ointment, however.
That facility is slated for con-
struction- at the former waste-to-
energy facility at the foot of
Mount Trashmore.
"We've already received total
funding for a total new transit
administration building," said
Myra Wittenberg, manager of

Key West's Department of
Transportation. "The location
cannot be changed or we will
lose $2.5 million from the state"
Department of Transportation.
Wittenberg says the city
looked at several sites before
deciding on the Stock Island
location for its bus storage, main-
tenance and DOT offices. She
says planning a transit facility
means looking at including
pedestrians and bicyclists, so
maybe the city's plans and the
garden's are not mutually excu-
"I do hope that we can work it
out to incorporate both uses,"
Wittenberg said. "Encouraging
better public transit will be key to
our quality of life on the island."
Since the city, county and
Marathon added bus service to
the Middle Keys, she said, the
current DOT facility on Palm
Avenue is too small.
Although the transit facility
will provide fueling, washing
and bus maintenance, Wittenberg
says the use "will be 50 percent
less industrial than what's exist-
ed there historically."
Sharkey says a garden on the
old landfill accessible by
raised boardwalks would be
an ideal use of land that is sitting
unused and unusable.
In the meantime, Key West
officials are working on drawing
up a lease with the Botanical
Garden. The society, which oper-
ates the garden, has been doing
so under the direction of a mem-
orandum of understanding with
the city since the 1990s.


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Navy says RFP
can't be done
for many reasons

The Monroe County School
Board faces challenges from the
U.S. Navy in its hopes of build-
ing affordable housing on the
site at Sigsbee Park Annex.
In a letter to Superintendent
Randy Acevedo dated Feb. 16,
Naval Air Station Commanding
Officer Capt. J.R. Brown said he
cannot support a district housing
community at Sigsbee Park
based on the current request for
proposals to build it.
The board discussed the
housing issue for Sigsbee for
just 10 minutes or so at its
Tuesday meeting in Marathon
but took no action.
Navy spokesman Jim Brooks
said Brown is not opposed to
affordable housing for the dis-
trict in general, but is opposed to
the current request for proposals.
Sigsbee Park Village, a devel-
opment corporation formed by
affordable-housing advocate Ed
Swift specifically for this ven-
ture, hoped to build between 30
and 46 affordable housing units
on the site.
Eighty percent of the units

would be sold exclusively to
School District employees. The
remaining 20 percent would be
available to rent for anyone
whose income puts them in the
city's definition of moderate
The plan was for a 99-year
lease for about 2.5 acres adjacent
to Sigsbee Elementary School.
The land for the proposed
housing was transferred from the
Navy to the School District in
the 1960s. The district has an
agreement with the Navy that
allows civilian parents access to
the school.
However, Brown said the
Navy's intention in giving the
site to the district for school use
did not include using it for
affordable housing.
He cited several challenges
that the Navy recognizes with
respect to building housing at
Sigsbee, saying the site has strict
access requirements for national
security purposes and there are
legal and safety concerns regard-
ing the district's ability to handle
residents who act in ways that
are "a risk to the Navy's mis-
In cases of evacuation for a
hurricane, the Sigsbee site is
completely evacuated and
Brown said the district may have
difficulty requiring that residents

leave the site.
The Navy is not permitted to
provide law enforcement on
public property, Brown said, and
potential residents that are not
United States citizens might not
be allowed to live at this site.
Brown' letter also says that
"in any community, especially
one that is designed as afford-

able, the quality of life for the
residents is an important design
consideration. The district may
not be able to provide [its] resi-
dents a similar quality of life that
[its] neighbors are enjoying."
Affordable housing at Sigsbee
is still a possibility, Acevedo said
"The door is not closed," he

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In recognition of Black
History Month, which is
February, Florida Keys
Community College will host
"Trippin' in Africa" with Amy
Culver-Aversa this week.
Culver-Aversa, former owner
of Mangoes Restaurant, will give
a lecture on her recent two-month
journey through Southeast Africa
with the Maasai bushman and
Arangue tribes.
"She has a lot of really great
stories about Africa," college
spokeswoman Lydia Estenoz
said. "It is supposed to be an
amazing lecture."
Culver-Aversa will give her
lecture from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday at the Tennessee
Williams Theatre lobby on the
Stock Island campus, College
During her time in Africa,
Culver-Aversa traveled with the
semi-nomadic tribes as they

migrated from Mondoli
Mountains to the Rift Valley.
"She got to see an African cul-
ture up close and she'll be shar-
ing that experience with anyone
who is interested," Estenoz said.
The free lecture, sponsored by
the college Student Activities
Committee, will include Culver-
Aversa's insights on African
demographics, geographics,
medicine, politics, economics,
religion, business and education.
She will also integrate artifacts
and a slide show into her lecture.
Black History Month goes
back to 1926, when Harvard
scholar Carter Woodson organ-
ized the first Negro History
Week. It coincided with the birth-
days of Frederick Douglass and
Abraham Lincoln. That evolved
into the month-long Black
History Month.
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Keys News

Another chance for Johnson statues

New resolution
calls for trial
period of 60 days

Art lovers throughout Key
West hope the third time might
be the charm for the placement
of Seward Johnson's life-sized
and lifelike sculptures at the
Southernmost Point.
At tonight's City Com-
mission, commissioners will
again review a resolution to
place the seven bronze sculp-
tures of people from various eth-
nic backgrounds around the
Southernmost Point buoy..
Commissioners denied the
proposal in previous forms
both in November and again in

However, tonight's resolu-
tion, sponsored by Com-
missioner Dan Kolhage,
would allow the statues, titled
"New Friends," to be placed
around the buoy for a trial
period of 60 days. One of the
former resolutions called for a
trial period of one year as sug-
gested by the Sculpture
Foundation, which oversees
Johnson's projects.
When the topic of putting
the sculptures around the pop-
ular tourist attraction came
before the commission in
January, a large number of
Keys residents, including Key
West Art in Public Places
board members, attended the
City Commission meeting to
show their support. But some

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commissioners feared the
sculptures would take up too
much room at the crowded
"It's not a question whether
we want it, it's a question of
the location," Commissioner
Harry Bethel had said.
Some commissioners also
did not believe the sculptures
accurately represent cultures
living in Key West.
The decision was split 3-3
(with Kolhage absent), and so
the resolution failed. Art in
Public Places member Monica
Haskell resigned her position
on the board as a result.-

'Vandenberg' OK
Also on the City Commission
agenda for tonight is a revised
final approval for the
Vandenberg project, which
would allow the city to take offi-
cial possession of the USS Hoyt
Vandenberg, a 520-foot former
military ship, in preparation for
its sinking'as an artificial reef
seven miles off Key West.
Most thought the commission
had already agreed to all neces-
sary paperwork for the project.
However, project organizers at
Artificial Reefs of the Keys were
unable to obtain a performance
bond due to "prohibitive costs."

The agreement between the city
and ARK now requires addition-
al revisions precluding ARK
from having to acquire the bond.
Vandenberg organizer and
Commissioner Bill Verge say the
changes are minor.
State and federal agencies
have already signed off on the
scuttling, set for spring 2008,
and are waiting on the city to
finalize its paperwork. Mean-
while, the ship is to be cleaned of
decontaminants at a Virginia
The City Commission meets
at 6 p.m. today at Old City Hall
on Greene Street.

Citizens promises better service

Time on phone,
.quicker checks
among pledges
Associated Press

Citizens Property Insurance
Corp. pledged last week to lis-
ten closely to its customers
and have a new, more con-
sumer-friendly way of doing
Gov. Charlie Crist and the
Cabinet unanimously approved
a proposed customer service
plan for the state-run insurer
that sells policies to people
who can't find private cover-
Crist told the company last
year to present the plan for
dealing better with policyhold-
ers to the Cabinet. On Feb. 13,

he said the plan looked good.
"Hopefully it's a precursor
of a new attitude and a new
way of doing things," Crist.
Also Tuesday, Citizens said
it has already closed 85 per-
cent of the claims from the
Groundhog Day tornadoes that
hit Central Florida Feb. 2 -
evidence of its new efforts to
quickly get people their
In the past, Citizens cus-
tomers complained the compa-
ny didn't settle claims quickly.
In a special session on proper-
ty insurance earlier this year,
legislators pushed Citizens to
hold public hearings, listen to
customers and develop a cus-
tomer-friendly business plan.
That plan is due to be final-
ized later this year, but likely

will include the ideas outlined
Tuesday. The plan outlines
service improvements like
having a turnaround time on
written correspondence with
customers of no more than five
Many of the items in the
plan are things the company
has already done, such as cut-
ting phone wait time by more
than 10 minutes, said Citizens
spokesman Rocky Scott. The
company will continue to hold
hearings to get more feedback
from customers, Citizens
Chairman Bruce Douglas told
the Cabinet.
Douglas also noted that the
company now has .2,000
claims adjusters available in
the event of a storm, many
more than it had in the past
when it was criticized for
being too slow.

Keys briefs

Cops' surveillance,
leads to cocaine

Key West police seized more
than 20 grams of cocaine Friday
while doing surveillance "on a
suspicious area," according to
department spokeswoman
Christie Phillips.
She said Special Operations.
detectives were alerted to the
3200-3300 block of Northside
Drive when they started receiv-
ing numerous complaints of
"high activity levels of come-
and-go pedestrian and vehicle
traffic." In response, the unit set
up surveillance, and within an
hour arrested Michael Marrone
and Claussel Johnson.
Marrone, 31, was arrested in
the 900 block of Trinity Drive.

He had an active warrant for vio-
lation of probation and, incident
to arrest, detectives found .9
grams of powder cocaine on him,
Phillips said.
Johnson, 32, was arrested
shortly after in the passenger side
of a car. He reportedly had 19.8
grams of cocaine and was
charged with possession with
intent to distribute, as well as on
a warrant out of Collier County
for failure to pay child support.

Key Haven man
arrested for rape

Monroe County Sheriff's
Office detectives on Tuesday
arrested a 24-year-old man for
allegedly raping a woman fol-
lowing a celebration-of-life serv-

Ryan B. Moe is charged with
sexual battery for allegedly rap-
ing the 26-year-old -woman
Saturday night at his Key Haven
Sheriff's Office spokesman
Greg Artman said the woman
told detectives she met Moe at
the service Saturday night and
that they left together with a
friend who dropped them off at
Moe's home.
The victim said Moe sexually
assaulted her, despite being told
to stop numerous times. Moe told
detectives that the sex was con-
sensual, Artman said.
After investigating, detectives
obtained an arrest warrant for
Moe, who was taken into custody
at his home Tuesday afternoon.
Bond was set at $50,000.


Keys News

Wednesday, February 21,2007 15

ys obituaries

Victoria Carter
V ic t Or ia
D Carter
53 of Ke,
West died
F A, Feb 14 at
, Lo. er Keys
.- Medical
S .. Center with
her daugh-
ter by her
She was
born Nov. 6 i'53. In
Annapolis, Mo to Ruth V
"Clark Bow'ers and the late
Paul E Clark Jr She moved to
Key' West In 199-J
She owned the Aveda
Salon on DuIal Street
Arrangements were han-
dled by Dean Lopez Funeral

Gerald Braden
Gerald Stevens Broden 66,
of Ke; West and Weeki
Wachee. Flo, died Feb 14 at
Lower Keys Medical Center
after a brief Illness.
He was Dorn Ma-, 2. 1940
in Washington. D C to Oscar
Stevens and Marioni (Hcplak)
Braaen He earned his boche-
lor s and master degrees in
education from Florida State.
where he swam the bufterfl',
stroke. He mo'ed to the Keys
and become principal at
Poinciano Elementary School'
in Ke, West from July 1970
until he retired in December
in between fishing and lob-
stering, he worked at Ke,
West International Airport for
seen years after he retired
He was on avid fisherman
from the Keys to Alaska:.
boat captain scuba Instruc-
tor sw'irnmer, OIator, hunter
and taxidermist
He is sur.,ived b', his wife
Esther 'Betty' Braden of Key
West, children Deborah

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Chicago Tribune crossword puzzle

"Double A-Sides" By Willy Wiseman, New York, New York Edited by Wayne Williams
Solution In the Feb. 24 L 'Affitudes.

(Peter) Case/ of Irvine. Calif.
Kimberly (Emile) Garcio of
Crystal River Steven (Dona)
Braden of Hernondo Beach.
Shannon (Christopher) Taylor
of St Petersburg. Jon (Erica
Law) Davies of Jacksonv.ille.
and Joson Davies of Orlando
and grandchildren Brian Alan
Wiikerson lMichael and
Melanie Jade Broden.
Kristopher and Courtney
Casey, and Shown Davies
The family requests a
memorial fund be established
In his name to create a pro-
gram involving children and
fishing Memorial tributes rroay
be mailed to Betty Broden. 26
Calle Uno. Key West. FL 33040
His wishes were to be cre-
mated and his ashes will De
scattered at a later dote In
some of his favorite fishing
Dean-Lopez Funeral Home
handled arrangements

Helen Kutner
Helen Kutner. a long-time
resident of Miami. Crol
Gables and the Kels. died
Feb 1 at age 88
She was a Realtor in South
Florida for monv years and
her passions were her family
the water and kniting She
was one of the first residents In
White Marlin Beach
She Is survived by her sons
Maurice (and daughter-in-
law Morsol) Kutner and Glenn
(ond doughter-ln-low Sharon)
Kutner, daughter Korel (and
son-In-law George) Foti.
grandchildren Daaid Kutner.
Tyson Kutner Lori Miller
ZacrarV Kutner Tracie
Merwitzer, Richard Wleder
and Joel Wieder: 10 great-
grandchildren, and sister
Lillian (onr,. brother-in-lav.
Allan) Helmowit'

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49 Golly!
50 Legendary loch
51 Clear tables

53 NYC arena
54 Meteor tail?
55 Elvis Presley and
Isaac Hayes hits
58 Hospital workers
60 Oriole Ripken
61 San Francisco ride
62 Appendage
64 Mendicants
65 Sailor's jail
67 Part of rpm
68 Old draft letters
70 24-hr. info source
71 Type of column
72 Sportscaster Bob
73 City on the Severn
74 Consecrators
75 Crib occupant
76 Selfsame
79 Old-time high note
80 Taylor of filmdom
81 Work-shy
83 Jewish month
86 Printer's piece
87 Short jaunt
88 Smallest team
90 Salad stalk
91 Gain momentum
92 Reconnaissance
93 Hodgepodge
94 Coloring agent
96 Silver salmon
100 Opening for coins
101 Target on a green
.102 Uh...excuse me
103 Fewer
104 Some NCO's
107 Fleur-de-_
108 _-di-dah
109 Of the ear
110 Vocalist Sumac
111 $ quote


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Cook joins
Century 21

Jeannine Cook has been
hired as Century 21
Prestige Realty Group's
new e\ecuti\e administra-
Cook is responsible for
aiding branch administra-
tors Keyswide in their
back office responsibili-
ties and act as their liaison
with the company's Ohio
group, human-resource
issues, functions, awards.
events and special meet-

Chamber hosting
TDC spending talk

The public is invited to
a special meeting hosted
by the Key Largo
Chamber of Commerce to
learn more about how the
Monroe County Tourist
Development Council
spends its advertising dol-
The meeting is set for 6
p.m. Feb. 28 at the
Marriott Convention
Center, mile marker 103.8.
Invited speakers are
TDC Marketing Director
Harold Wheeler. District
Advisory Commitnee V
Chairwoman Ronnie
Harris; TDC Chairman
Todd Firm; and TinslekN
Ad. ertising's John
RSVP by calling the
chamber at 451-1414.

Socials planned for
Marathon, Big Pine

The Greater Marathon
Chamber of Commerce
Business After Hours is at
Indigo Ba\. First AMenue
and 117th Street, today
from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The Lower Keys
Chamber of Commerce
after-hours social is
Thursday at 6 to 8 p.m. at
Coldwell Banker Schmitt
Real Estate on Big Pine
Key, featuring food,
drinks and raffles.
The public is invited; a
recommended donation is
$10 per person. Call 872-
2411 for more.

Cheeca Lodge starts

new club for public

Membership offers
full access to
resort facilities
Keys Sunday reporter

Islamorada resident and
retired dermatologist Les Safer
has been relaxing at the Cheeca
Lodge since the 1950s, when
his childhood home was just
blocks up the street. These days,
Safer still lives within walking
distance from Cheeca Lodge,
and he makes the trip multiple
times a day.
His usual routine includes
swimming laps in the morning,
using the fitness center and spa
with his grandsons in the after-
noon and maybe even squeez-
ing in a cocktail in the beach-
front lounge in the evening.
"You really can't beat this
place when you consider the
activities, features and loca-
tion," he said.
Safer is president of The
Club at Cheeca Lodge, a club
allowing members of the public
full access to all of the resort's
facilities. Along with using the
pitch and putt golf course, six
tennis courts, two swimming
pools and spa, members also get
priority sign-up privileges for
resort activities such as fishing
Becoming a member of The
Club at Cheeca Lodge requires
making a one-time refundable
deposit of $15,000. Monthly
dues are an additional $100, and
members can resign from the


The pool at the Cheeca Lodge is one of the facilities that club

members have access to.
club at any point and collect
their initial deposit.
"For about the price of a typ-
ical monthly gym membership
our members get to enjoy all of
our facilities, as well as have
access to members only dining
area, lounge and beach," said
James Johnson, director of
Cheeca Lodge and The Club.
Members also get 20 percent
off all food, drinks and stays at

Cheeca Lodge.
A members-only clubhouse
is also being designed. Johnson
described the future clubhouse
as a having Key West motif
reminiscent of the Ernest
Hemingway era with plans for a
bar, lounge, library and private
dressing rooms.
Nearly 100 people have

See CHEECA / 17

New service delivers dinner

We Deliver 2You
has menu choices
for Lower Keys
Keys Sunday reporter '

Those in the Lower Keys who
like to have lunch or dinner
delivered every now and then
have had relatively few choices
for quite some time.
"Chinese food and pizza, and
that's about it," said Trudy

Not anymore.
With the launching of We
Deliver 2You, Anderson is deliv-
ering dishes from some of the
area's most popular eateries to
Lower Keys doorsteps. The full
menus of Big Pine Coffee Shop,
Parrotdise Bar & Grill and
Fishcutter's Restaurant are all
available for delivery through
We Deliver 2You.
"It just gives people so many
more options," Anderson said.
"Between the menus, people can
choose from sandwiches, soups,
burgers, fish, pasta, ribs and

even fresh cooked or raw
Anderson and her mother,
Martha Woodbridge, initiated
the delivery service in
December, and it is quickly
gaining popularity.
"We sort of started it just as a
test to see of people want this
kind of service, and it's really
taken off," Anderson said.
"We're working on adding a lot
of new restaurants as well, so
this is just the beginning."
Other delivery services are-
also available through We

See DELIVER / 17


Beans to Brew, a new
coffee bar at the Key
Largo Visitor Center, has
been opened by Joan
Bell (pictured) and Jenny
Bell Thomson, owners of
Cover to Cover Books.

Beans to Brew
Mile marker 106

When visitors first hit the
Florida Keys, Beans to Brew
aims to serve them their first
local cup of gourmet coffee.
The coffee bar has opened
inside the Key Largo Visitor
Center at the entrance to the
Ke\ s at mile marker 106.
Cover to Cover Books own-
ers Joan Bell and Jenny Bell
Thomson at the helm.of the
"This is a natural exten-
sion of our coffee service at
Cover to Cover in Tavemier
Towne," Joan said. "We're
proud of our coffee, every-
thing from our house blend
to specialty drinks."
"If it involves ground cof-
fee, we can make anything
for you," Joan said.
The Visitor Center wel-
comes more than 71,000 vis-
iiors a year, said Jackie
Harder, president of the Key
Largo Chamber of Com-
merce that runs the center.
"The center wants to help
visitors get to know the
Keys, and shake off their
travel fatigue," Harder said.
"A good cup of coffee is per-
The "Book Babes" house
blend was created especially
for Cover to Cover and now
Beans to Brew.
Specialty coffee drinks
range from cappuccino to
espresso machiattoo, and the
unique "keychino" an
original drink using some of
the 50 flavorings available.
Beans to Brew is open 9
a.m. to 6 p.m., every day.

S Keys Business

Wednesday, February 21,2007 ;;17

Home items draw attention

Builders' Show
held in Orlando
McClatchy Tribune

Those who walked the exhibit
halls at the International
Builders' Show in Orlando last
week had the opportunity to
glimpse a plethora of the latest in
home products, enough glitzy
displays to make owners of even
the most modem houses envious.
Below are 10 that caught crit-
ics' attention:
+ A swipe of a finger opens
the Kwikset biometric scanning
deadbolt, displayed at the show.
The fingerprints of 50 users can
be stored in the device that oper-
ates on four double-A batteries
and will sell for about $200.
TurboChef displayed a
Speedcook oven that will cook a
12-pound turkey in 42 minutes
instead of four hours, and will
shave an hour off the time it takes
to bake an apple-cranberry pie.
The oven's doors come in red,
orange and blue and other colors
that set it apart in a sea of stain-
less steel. Retails for $7,495.
The Connect IO Intelligent
Oven from TMIO can cook it to
perfection once you tell it to start
from work or wherever. The oven
will e-mail you once it starts heat-
ing your dinner, telling you what
time to be home.
+ Kohler's DTV Custom
Showering Experience allows
homeowners to personalize their
shower through a panel that
resembles an iPod mounted on



DELIVER / From 16

Deliver 2You. Grocery, pre-
scription, alcohol and tobacco
deliveries are all offered.
We Deliver 2You delivers for
lunch on weekdays from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m., and from 4:15 to 9:30
p.m. every evening of the week
for dinner.
A flat delivery fee of $4.95 is
added to all orders between Big
Pine and Cudjoe keys. An addi-
tional per mile delivery fee is
added to other locations.
More information, including
full menus of participating
restaurants, will be available on
a Web site soon to be launched.
Deliveries can be placed by call-
ing 872-9669.

the bathroom wall, angling
numerous showerheads, adjust-
ing temperature and saving the
scheme for future showers.
Retails for about $1,039, plus
$1,102 for the thermostatic valve.
Two clothes washers from
Amana feature antimicrobial
component protection that resists
mold, mildew and odor-causing
bacteria, retailing for $799. In
July, look for the antimicrobial
Design House of Mequon,
Wis., offers coordinated design
packages that bring together
matched lighting, ceiling fans,
locksets, door hardware, bath
accessories and faucets. Visit
Best Buy has teamed up

with Lifeware to provide a
Connected Home package,
which, for $15,000, includes a
media server, flat-panel HDTV,
software, wireless access, digital
thermostats and heating controls,
surveillance camera and lighting
dimmers and switches. Once
hooked up, you can control the
systems from the TV screens.
MTI Whirlpools offers its
Antigua brand of freestanding
tubs that includes air bath, chro-
matherapy and Stereo H20, "an
invisible audio system that deliv-
ers full-bodied sound through the
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Cheeca a 'diamond'

CHEECA / From 16

Nearly 100 people have
gained membership to The
Club since Cheeca Lodge
began the deposit-based club.
"There was a little nega-
tive response to The Club at
first because Cheeca was
completely open to the pub-
lic for so long," admitted
Johnson. "However, we've
tried hard to show locals
who were not really initially
interested that this is an
affordable club designed for
their benefit."
Safer agrees, likening the
Cheeca Lodge he grew with
to an unpolished diamond.
"The dues were very inex-
pensive and the members

widely represented the com-
munity, but the facilities
were not always in the best
condition," Safer said. "The
new club is much better. The
facilities have been signifi-
cantly upgraded. It's really a
polished diamond now."

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Spottswood dinner
set for Saturday

Tickett are a\ liable for
the 2007 American Red
Cross" Floience Spotts\ ood
Humanitarian of the Year
A\ ard dinner, which will
honor the MN Ke\ West
Emergency Relief Fund
Committee. as \%ell as
beoton a lifetime ache\ e-
ment axard on Edith
The dinner is Saturda% at
the Casa Marina Resort and
Beach Club. A 6:30 p.m.
reception will be followed
by the 7:30 dinner. Dress is
-tropical evening atire.
Tickets are $150 and can be
obtained by calling 296-
The dinner is the major
annual fundraiser to support
actii cities of the Red Cross
in Monroe County.

Evening with Stars
is this Thursday

What's called an Evening
Sith the Stars at Crane
Point Hammock in
Marathon has been resched-
uled for 7:15 p.m. ThursdaN
ian earls da', k as delayed
due to an overcast night
sk) i.
Those attending idl
meet at the main museum
entrance and can either take
a tnolle ride to the obserl a-
tion point or alk \' ith a
guide. The evening %%ill be
led b\ David Heescheri.
who hold- a Ph.D in astron-
omN from Harvard
SUnjiersity. The featured
objects % ill be Saturn \ith
its rings and moons.
There's no cost for mem-
ber,: others paN $5. Crane
Pont is at mile marker 50
ba\ side. Call 743-3900 for
more Information.

Lutheran church
soup supper tonight

Lord of the Seas
Lutheran Church on Big
Pine Key ha- soup dinner
set for 6 tonight follow' ed by
Ash Wednesday services.
The church is at 1250 Key
Deer Blvd., on the left just
after Watson Field.

Photo courtesy of Kathy Loggie
Commissioner of Agriculture Charles Bronson (left) stands with the 2007 Marathon High School LifeSmarts team consisting of
(from left) teacher/coach Kathy Loggie, Stephen Joseph, Cassie Dickson, Courtney Rudacille, Michael Koppel, and team
captain Molly Dillingham. The team defended their state championship Monday at the Florida State Fair in Tampa. Marathon
finished second this year.

LifeSmarts team falls just short

No repeat state
title for Keys
consumer team

A group of five students from
Marathon High School walked
into the Florida State Fair in
Tampa Monday as the defending
state champion of the LifeSmarts
There, the Marathon team
along with 13 other Florida
teams competed by answering
questions that tests students'
knowledge of personal financial
management, health and safety,
the environment, technology and
telecommunications, and con-
sumer rights and responsibilities.
Although the Marathon team
finished in second place and
missed a trip to Disney World in
Orlando for the National
LifeSmarts competition, team
member Cassandra Dickson said
the experience will last a life-
"It's a competition, but

whether you win or not, you end
up learning a lot of things that
are going to come in handy down
the road," said Dickson, a senior
who is coached by Marathon
government and business teacher
Kathy Loggie.
"We learned a lot about how
to protect yourself against fraud
- mail fraud, online fraud, tele-
phone fraud. Some people don't
even know the basics about this,"
Dickson added. "I found that
really interesting and helpful,
especially for when I get a credit
Learning is the whole goal,
according to program coordina-
tor the Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer
In a statement posted on the
agency's Web site, the program,
officially called "LifeSmarts:
The Ultimate Consumer
Challenge," is designed to
encourage students to think seri-
ously about important consumer
issues through a challenging,
game show format.
Last year, Marathon High
represented Florida at the nation-
al competition in Philadelphia.

The team competed against 31
other state-winning teams from
across the United States during
the three-day competition.
The national coordinator of
the LifeSmarts competition is the
National Consumers League.
Founded in 1899, the league is a
national non-profit organization
that identifies, protects, repre-
sents and advances the economic
and social interests of consumers
and workers through education
and advocacy.
Dickson said Marathon's state
championship last year came as a
surprise to her and the team, but
this year, most other teams knew
that Marathon was the team to
In the first round, Marathon
competed with two other 4-H
teams from Duval County in a
series of individual and team
questions ranging from environ-
mental issues to specific govern-
ment agencies and enabling acts
of legislation.
"They asked us some things
about a few acts that we didn't
really study," Dickson said.
"They also asked automotive
things, like the difference

between leasing and buying.
There seemed to be a lot more
automotive questions this time
Marathon finished second in
its group and then moved to a
shootout round to answer more
questions against other second-
place teams.
Marathon won and then
entered a second shootout round
against winners from other
shootout rounds, and a win put
Marathon back into the finals
against the same Duval County
4-H team it met in the opening
"I think we were pretty well
prepared," Dickson said. "Three
people were on the team last
year, so we knew what was
going to happen. And we had
practiced a lot. We talked all the
way up to Tampa in the van for
the seven-hour drive."
The final round was neck-
and-neck, Dickson said, but the
Duval team won with only a
two-question margin.
"It was really close, and our
team did really good," Dickson
said. "I'm sure the team will be
back next year."

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Keys Living

Education TV

The Monroe County School
District broadcasts educational
television on Comcast Cable
Channel 78. Following are this
week's highlights:

Today, Thursday
+ 7 a.m.: NASA Connect:
Team Extreme: The Statistics of
7:30: Destination Tomor-
+ 8: Urban Bush Women:
Shadow's Child.
+ 9: School District an-
10: Separate Is Not Equal:
Brown v. Board of Education
(high school program).
11: Hot Topics: Diversity
and Equity in the Classroom.
+ 11:30: Hot Topics: Test
Noon: Martin Luther King
Jr., An American Visionary.
+ 12:30 p.m.: Martin Luther
King Jr., Living the Dream.
1: Meet the Author: Tamora
+ 1:30: Meet the Author:
Anthony D. Fredericks.
2: NASA Connect: Good
Stress: Building Better Muscles
and Bones.
2:30: Destination Tomor-
3: Jazz: The Legacy of
Dizzy Gillespie.
4: In Search of the Novel.
5: School District an-
6: Education Showcase.
6:30: Martin Luther King
Jr., An American Visionary.
+ 7: Teacher to Teacher:
Phonemic Awareness.
+ 8:10: Separate Is Not Equal:

Brown v. Board of Education
(middle school program).
+ 9: The Re-Making of
10: In Search of the Novel.
11: Colonial Williamsburg:
Influenced by None.

+ 7 a.m.: NASA Connect:
Good Stress: Building Better
Muscles and Bones.
7:30: Destination Tomor-
+ 8: The Re-Making of
9: School District an-
10: Separate Is Not Equal:
Brown v. Board of Education
(middle school program).
11: Separate Is Not Equal:
Brown v. Board of Education
(high school program).
+ Noon: Martin Luther King
Jr.: Living the Dream.
+ 12:30 p.m.: Martin Luther
King Jr.: An American Vision-ary.
1: Meet the Author:
Anthony D. Fredericks.
+ 1:30: Meet the Author:
Jennifer Holm.
2: NASA Connect:
Breaking Barriers: Solving Lin-
ear Equations.
2:30: Destination Tomor-
+ 3: Urban Bush Women:
Shadow's Child.
4: In Search of the Novel.
5: School District an-
6: Education Showcase.
6:30: Martin Luther King
Jr.: Living the Dream.
+ 7: Rebroadcast of Feb. 20
School-Board workshop.

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The screenings are free thanks
to assistance from the Mariners
Hospital Foundation's Wellness
Fund, which supports community
events that encourage Upper
Keys residents to make healthy
lifestyle choices.
The fair will have more than
30 booths staffed by local health
organization, such as the Deaf
Services Bureau, Florida Keys
Area Health Education. Center
and American Cancer Society.
In addition, hospital staff will
answer medical questions on a
variety of topics, including sleep
disorders, heart health and med-
ications. The Community Blood
Centers of South Florida will hold
a blood drive in its bloodmobile.
Free goody bags will be given
out to the first 250 people. And
those who visit at least 15 booths
will be eligible for a drawing for a
"wellness basket."


are Friday

Heart health,
are the focus
The Florida Keys Area Health
Education Center continues to
offer free health screenings to
adults and students this month in
its efforts to promote health and
wellness through community
education and public outreach.
The focus is on healthy hearts
and bones with screenings for
cardiovascular disease, practical
nutrition tips, and suggestions for
heart-healthy activities. In addi-
tion to the information and
screenings, personalized assess-
ments for blood pressure, blood
sugar, cholesterol and body-fat
percentage are offered with a
health professional.
The next opportunity for the
Keys to Heart-Healthy Living is
set for Friday at the Douglass
Gym on Olivia Street in Key
Also Friday at the gym, bone
density screenings, especially
appropriate for women, are
offered. A licensed health profes-
sional will be on site to discuss
results and answer questions.
For specific times, call the
Health Education Center at 743-
7111 or visit www.fkahec.org.
The Web site's calendar lists
scheduled health screenings and
school visits.

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Saturday auction
benefits the Relay
The Marathon Garden Club has
an auction set for Saturday to ben-
efit the American Cancer Society's
Relay for Life, which takes place
April 13 at Stanley Switlik
Elementary School.
The auction starts with cocktails
and a preview from 5 to 6 p.m.,
then the auction is from 6 to 8.
Dave Lunsford is the auctioneer.
The club is at mile marker 50 bay-

Miss Keys pageant
Saturday at Switlik
The 2007 Miss Florida Keys
Scholarship Pageant and the Florida
Keys Outstanding Teen Pageant
have moved to Marathon after a

one-year hiatus.
The Miss America local prelimi-
nary pageants will be held Saturday
at Stanley Switlik Elementary
School. The program will begin
with the Junior Talent Pageant for
ages 3 to 12 at 7 p.m., followed by
the Miss America local preliminary.
Tickets are $10 ($5 for students)
and may be purchased at the door.
Seventeen young women from
Key Largo to Key West, in different
age groups, are vying for the oppor-
tunity to represent the Florida Keys.
For further information call
Sylvia Walden at 872-1661,

Andes deep dive
is topic tonight
In 2006, diving history was
made when the NASA-sponsored
High Lakes Expedition made a
dive at the highest elevation of

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Fire Rescue. A party was held Feb. 3 at the Oceanview in
Islamorada to celebrate.

19,000 feet.
Using oxygen re-breathers, the
team explored a volcano crater lake
in the Bolivian Andes to study the
origins of life in extreme environ-
ments. Special diving tables had to
be designed by NASA scientists for
the team to dive at this extreme alti-
At 7 p.m. tonight at the History
of Diving Museum at mile marker
81.5 in Islamorada, Eric Smith, the
team's dive master and medic,
presents the story of this scientific
adventure in a program called "The
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Palms in Paradise
arrives this weekend

D'Asign Source's annual
Palms in Paradise home and
garden tour hits the highway
Saturday and Sunday. The tour
costs $95 per person and is a
fundraiser for the Pigeon Key
Saturday, it starts with a
continental breakfast at 9 a.m.
,at D'Asign Source near Vaca
Cut and goes from the Middle
Keys down to Sugarloaf Key,
back up to Big Pine and then

back to the Middle Keys, where
a sunset celebration with food
will take place 6:30 to 9 p.m. at
Sunset Park in Key Colony
Sunday, the tour resumes at
D'Asign Source, again at 9
a.m., and stays in the Middle
Keys, with stops on Duck Key
and Key Colony Beach. It ends
at noon with a picnic at the
final stop.
Comfortable air-conditioned
transportation is provided both
days. For more information or
to reserve a spot, call Terri at

HORSING AROUND: Key West Police Department Lt. Alan Newby and his horse Leo have
graduated from a mounted-police instructor course in Ocala held by the University of
Louisville's Southern Police Institute. The Key West Police Department started its mounted
unit in 1999. Since then, officers have regularly participated in city parades and festivals,
and been used on regular patrol to access areas that are difficult to get to in a patrol

K; r bridge scores

Kirk of the Keys
Feb. 5: North/south: 1.
Pat Krout and Dick Light; 2.
Jean Tout and Doug Clark; 3.
Mary McQuire and Sarah
Arvesen; 4. Georgette Silber
and Sloan Bashinsky; 5. Pat
Marple and Lois Foley.
East/west: 1. Bob Rehbock and
Al Morgan; 2. Jim Bowen and
Earl Thoenen; 3. Casey Hurtz
and Joan Hopp; 4. Marilyn
Tempest and Alice Charltom; 5
and 6. Chris Royse and Joe
Dowdell, and Bill Braught and
Gene Hurtz.
Feb. 7: North/south: 1. Al
Morgan and Bob Rehbock; 2.
Barbara Haag and Sally
Whitman; 3. Alice Charlton
and Hank Shields; 4. Doris and
Bob Boomer. East/west: 1. Pat
Krout and Dick Light; 2. Alice
Vanarsdall and Helen
Catchpole; 3. Fran Spinelli and
Bobbi Pluhar; 4. Gabrielle
Pohl and Casey Hurtz.
Feb. 8: North/south: 1.
Mary Colby and Junellen Lott;
2. Pat Marple and Al Morgan;
3. Barbara Haag and Sally
Whitman; 4. Sloan Bashinsky
and Bob Rehbock; 5. June
Kennedy and Mary McQuire.
East/west: 1. Margaret Husel
and Sarah Arvesen; 2.

Gabrielle Pohl and Lois Foley;
3. Alice Charlton and Alice
Vanarsdall; 4. Laura Barclay
and Marsha Phillips.
Feb. 12: North/south: 1
and 2. Junellen Lott and Mary
Colby, and Jean Tout and Doug
Clark; 3. Pat Marple and Lois
Foley; 4. Julie and Rich
Brooks. East/west: 1. Helen
Catchpole and Alice
Vanarsdall; 2. Helene and
Chester Morgan; 3. Casey
Hurtz and Dick Foley; 4. Char
Thompson and Bill Braught.
Feb. 14; North/south: 1.
Marilyn Tempest and Alice
Charlton; 2. Jean Tout and
Doug Clark; 3 and 4. Junellen
Lott and Alice Vanarsdall, and
Doris, and Bob Boomer.
East/west: 1. Jackie Snow and
Lois Foley; 2. Joyce Hogarth
and Sloan Bashinsky; 3 and 4.
Char Thompson and Bill
Braught, and Helene and
Chester Morgan.
Feb. 15: North/south: 1.
Barbara Haag and Sally
Whitman; 2. Lois and Dick
Foley; 3. Julie and Rich
Brooks. East/west: 1. June
Kennedy and Mary McQuire;
2. Sarah Arvesen and Margaret
Husel; 3. Joan Hopp and Mary

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Keys schools explore reefs

is with PixLit
and Reef Relief
PixLit, a Sarasota-based
provider of high-quality online
video programs for teachers and
students, has partnered with Reef
Relief, a Keys nonprofit organi-
zation dedicated to protecting
coral reefs, to produce what
might be considered one of
today's most comprehensive
online learning tools on coral
The four-part online course at
www.pixlit.com is designed for
grades five and up for both pub-
lic-school and home-schooled
Phil Camillo, president of
PixLit, said it "contains enter-
taining and informative video
that is geared to both teachers
and students, with plenty of inter-
active exercises that reinforces
Reef Relief's message of pre-
serving and protecting our coral
For a small fee, educators and
students can access online les-
sons produced from Reef
Relief's Discover Coral Reefs
School Program, with links to
National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration and
U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency Web sites for research;
and homework activities that
include puzzles, games and even
satellite monitoring of reefs con-
sidered affected by global warm-
ing. There is also a discussion

forum for users and a
teacher/parent guide.
Monroe County School
District Superintendent Randy
Acevedo has approved the new
online program for incorporation
into teacher workshops this year.
The four components of the
course are titled Living Coral,
The Growing Reef, Reef
Ecosystem, and Saving the
Reefs; each one builds on the
previous one.
"We've pooled our resources
to produce a high-quality online
course to introduce students and
educators grades five and up to
coral reefs. Thanks to the
Monroe County School District,
teachers, in the Florida Keys will
be among the first to explore it,"
Reef Relief Executive Director
DeeVon Quirolo said.
For more information, contact
Quirolo at 294-3100 or by e-mail
at deevon@bellsouth.net.
Global-warming dive
Bill McKibben and his group
Step it Up www.stepltup
2007.org are organizing April
14 as a day when people nation-
wide will go diving to show con-
cern for global warming.
Reef Relief is organizing the
Reef Relief Dive to Stop Global
Warming. Why on the coral
Because, according to Reef
Relief, as water temperatures
rise, reefs become stressed and
lose their color and ability to feed
and process waste. And coral

bleaching and diseases are linked
to warmer ocean waters.
"This is a great way of show-
ing that divers care about the
impacts that global warming is
having on coral reefs," Quirolo
The April 14 dive will be near
Key West. Divers will hold up
signs saying "Stop Global
Warming," "Cut Carbon 80% by
2050" and "It's Hot Down Here."
To make reservations for the,
dive, contact Lost Reef
Adventures at 296-9737 or send
an e-mail to lostreefkw

Happy 90th Birthday

Josey Lilley
A celebration for Josey's 90th birthday was held by her fellow Red
Hat's (Scarlett Hatters
of Long Key). The
luncheon was held in
the Key Colony Inn
February 8th. This -
Ibeautiful lady says she
attributes her long life
to exercise, healthy
food and a smile a day.

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SWednesday, February 28

from 6;3 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

(Listed in alphabetical order)

Keys briefs

Masonic Lodge
sale is Saturday

Marathon Masonic Lodge 323
has scheduled a garage sale start-
ing at 7 a.m. Saturday at the lodge
at 89th Street and U.S. 1, across'
from the new fire station being
built at Florida Keys Marathon
Bikes, air conditioners, house-
hold goods of all kinds and a
broad range of other items will be
for sale.

Church fashion show
features Denise's
The St. Peter Catholic Church
Ladies Guild has its annual fash-
ion show, with Denise's Latest
Collection, at 2 p.m. Feb. 28 at
the church on Big Pine Key.
Coffee, tea and homemade

desserts are included in the $5

Big Pine church
hosts drug program
Jud Phelps comes to St. Peter
Catholic Church Feb. 28 to lead a
program called "Substance
Abuse/Introduction To Family
Recovery." It's for anyone affect-
ed by the world of drugs, alcohol
or abuse.
Phelps has been a licensed
alcohol and drug counselor for 16
years and managed a recovery
program for adolescents in
Bridgeport, Conn. He later moved
to Massachusetts to open an out-
patient center for Gosnold Inc.
Five years later, he launched and
directed the Bamstable County
Drug Court Treatment Program.
For more information, call the
St. Peter office at 872-2537.

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Radio Days returns
for two days in May

The Zonta Club of Marathon
has kicked off its 2007 Radio
Days fundraiser in Marathon.
It's Zonta's one fundraiser of the
year and takes place May 12 and
Zonta raises money by sell-
ing advertising on WGMX
94.3-FM at Keys Radio Group,
which donates the entire week-
end to Zonta. The money goes
back to the community in the
form of health projects, assis-
tance to the Domestic Abuse
Shelter, grants awarded to stu-
dents at Marathon High School,
adult education programs, the
Relay for Life for the American
Cancer Society, and many other
For information on how you
or your company can partici-
pate, contact Carmen at 289-
0077 or by e-mail at

PBS features show
on commercial fishing

PBS Channel 2 airs a show
on the history of the stone crab
and spiny lobster commercial
fishing industry at 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 28 and March 3.

Animal shelter
spay day Thursday

The next Key Largo Animal
Shelter free spay day is
Thursday at the shelter. For
appointments, call Marsha at

Homeowners group
launches Web site

The Breezeswept Beach
Estates Civic Association at
mile marker 27 has launch a
Web site, www.bbeca.org, for
the Ramrod neighborhood
known as Breezeswept Beach
It includes sections dedicated
to the history of the island and
the association. A members'-
only section is password-
secured and includes a directory
of members, minutes of associa-
tion meetings, the association's
newsletter, a photo gallery and
bulletin board.
Breezeswept Beach Estates
is a community of more than
325 single-family homes. The
association has more than 150

TOASTS OF THE TOWN: The Key West Toastmasters group
has added Ann Riger, Irene Rivera and Randy Okum to its
ranks. Anyone interested in overcoming his or her fear of
speaking in public can attend local Toastmasters
meetings. Key West meetings are noon the second and
fourth Tuesday of each month at Keys Federal Credit
Union in Peary Court. The Middle Keys Toastmasters meet
the second and fourth Tuesday at Coldwell Banker
Schmitt Real Estate in Marathon.

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Patriotic photo contest

Flags Across the Nation, a
Charlotte, N.C., nonprofit dedi-
cated to patriotism through the
arts, is sponsoring a nationwide
photo contest based around patri-
The I Love America Day
Photo Contest is open to every-
one, including amateur and pro-
fessional photographers. Minors'
entries must be submitted by par-
ents or guardians with given per-
There is one entry per person
by e-mail in JPG format. Enter
only previously non-published
photos. No photo files larger than
1 megabyte. Photo may be color,
sepia or black and white." The

photo must be borderless and free
of any enhancements.
Themes are "Reflections of
Love for America," "Patriotism,"
"Freedom," "Military," "Americana"
and "Images of the American Flag."
Copy and paste the following
information into the body of the e-
mail when the submission is made
to Flags Across the Nation: Photo
title, short description of photo,
photographer's name and age,
complete mailing address, e-mail
address and telephone number.
Submit only one photo no later
than midnight March 19. Top
prize is $300 and all winners
receive one American flag.
Winning images will be made into

.ys briefs

Forgotten Felines
gathers on Monday

Forgotten Felines of Marathon
gathers Monday at 6 p.m. at the
Marathon Holiday Inn for mem-
bers to exchange cat stories, win
door prizes and just have some
good conversation.
There will also be a demon-
stratration on how to trap cats,
discussion on areas the group
wants to target for trapping and
rescue, and any other topics you
may want to talk about.
RSVP to Joy Tatgenhorst at
carrottop21@earthlink.net, 731-
6104 or 743-5578.

Kayak trip aids
Keys refuges group

The Friends and Volunteers of
Refuges has its next charity
kayak tour to No Name Key 5:30
to 7:30 p.m. March 3.
Capt. Bill Keogh, a local
guide and photographer, and his
crew at Big Pine Kayak
Adventures have donated the
sunset/moonrise paddle through
the sponge flats, grass beds and
mangrove forests of the Great
White Heron National Wildlife
Refuge. The two-hour trip costs
$25 per person; all proceeds go to
projects on behalf of the four
Florida Keys national wildlife
To reserve a spot, call 872-
7474. The trip will depart from
the Old Wooden Bridge Fishing
Camp. Bring a flashlight.

GreenSweep set
or Stock Island

It's time to do some weeding
at the Key West Botanical
Garden on Stock Island.

The Nature Conservancy is
teaming up with the Botanical
Garden Society to help remove
invasive exotic plants from the
lush natural area. Volunteers
should wear pants, long sleeves
and closed-toed shoes.
The event, part of the
GreenSweep program, is 9 a.m.
to noon March 3. The garden is
on College Road, next to
Bayshore Manor.

Corned beef, cabbage
on Lower Keys menu

The Lower Keys Property
Owners Association has its annu-
al corned beef and cabbage din-
ner March 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Tickets for the all-you-can-eat
dinner are $10 and must be pur-
chased in advance. Call Erma at

Butterfly expert
talks to gardeners

Marc Minno, a lepidopterist
- an expert in butterflies and
moths and author of books
including "Butterflies of the
Florida Keys," will give a lecture
on butterflies in the Keys at 1:30
p.m. March 1 at the Key West
Garden Club, 110 Atlantic Blvd.
Following his talk, there will
be a ribbon-cutting ceremony in
the club's Butterfly Garden,
which has been restored after
devastation by Hurricane Wilma
in October 2005. The restoration
was accomplished by club volun-
teers and the donation of plants
by the Trophia Butterfly
Refreshments will be served
following the ribboncutting. And
the meeting is free and open to
the public.

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but submitting an entry gives
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Cane track, tennis
and lacrosse play

Coral Shores' track team
runs half its home schedule
The Hurricane girls' and
bo.s' track-and-field teams
open the season Friday at the
Belen Rela.s in Miami. Then
Tuesday. the Hurricanes hold a
home dual meet w ith Ransom
Eterglades, one of only mwo
meet planned for Ta\.emier
this spring.
The other \will be March 6
in a rn-meel with Key West
High School and Gulliver Prep.
Coral Shores then has tvo
more meets before the April 12
district meet.
In lacrosse. the Humcane
boys play a 4 p.m. road game
today at Gulliver Prep. one of
South Florida's best prep
lacrosse programs. then host a
1 p.m. Saturday game against
American Heritage of
Plantation. Coral Shores then
visits Pines Charter School on
The girls' lacrosse squad
Sisjts Palmeno High School on
Thursday, then hosts Taravella
at 3:30 p.m. Saturday
The Hurricane tennis teams
play a home match at 3 p.m.
Fnday against Doral Academy.
Results from a scheduled trip to
LaSalle earlier this ,seek v\ere
not available at press time.

No Name packets
available Friday

E'.er\one w'ho pre-regis-
tered for Saturday's No Name
Race 5K nin/ alk'at the Old
Wooden Fish Camp Bridge on
Big Pine Key can pick up their
race materials Fnda. in front of
the Big Pine Ke'y Winn Dixie
between 4 and 7 p.m
If you'ree interested in par-
licipatng in the race but have
e\t to send in an application,
iou can register the morning of
the race betmCeen 6:30 and S
a.m. Registration the djy of the
race is $25 per person
Registration include, an event
T-shirt and good\ bag Race
uime is 8 a.m.
For race applications. go to
shelter.org or any TIB Bank
location. Proceeds benefit the
Domestic Abuse Shelter.
For more irfomiation, call

Dolphins get first win of season

But tournament
ends in defeat
with mercy rule

The Marathon High School
baseball team finally got in the
win column with a 6-5 victory
over Westwood Christian Friday
in the second game of the Bash
and the Beach tournament in
Key West.
But the Dolphins lost in the
final round to South Miami, 13-
2, to put their tournament record
at 1-2 and season record at 1-4
with two preseason losses.
Coach Luis Leal said his
young team is starting to come
together but still can't find a way
to finish a game competitively.
"If you look at the first few
innings of these games, we were
leading and then we blow it,"
Leal said. "They are going to
have to keep their focus the
entire season."
In Friday's win, sophomore
pitcher Toby Eigner showed why
he will be the team's hdrse this
season after a complete-game
performance, giving up five runs
(two earned) off five hits.
"Toby looked really, really
.good, like he was in mid-season
form," Leal said. "He had all his
pitches, his fastball, change-up
and curveball, were all going
and Westwood couldn't get
much on him."
Leal said the Marathon

Marathon's Mike Kuck slides
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Powerhouse Pace

visits on Friday

3-2 Conchs
rely on Foltz
against rival
Keynoter Contributor

The young baseball season
will heat up in earnest Friday
night at 7:30 when Key West
High School plays host to long-
time rival and defending state
champion Monsignor Pace in a
District 16-4A game at Rex
Weech Field.
"This will let us know

where we're at as a team and
also show us where we need to
be to win the district," Coach
Miguel Menendez said.
Pace, which defeated the
Conchs, 9-1 and 8-1 last sea-
son, no longer has super hitters
Adrian Cardenas and Chris
Marrero, but the Spartans
return both starting pitchers.
"Their No. 1 and No. 2 guys
both beat us last year,"
Menendez said. "I don't think
they'll swing the bat as well as


Baseball Canes
coming off
a 14-5 victory
Senior Staff Writer

After three straight games on
the road, Coral Shores takes the
field in the Upper Keys Saturday
- but not at Founders Park.
The Hurricanes (1-1) borrow
the diamond at Island Christian
School's nearby campus to take
on Spanish River High School of
Boca Raton.

Founders Park hosts the pop-
ular Nautical Flea Market
On Tuesday, the action
moves back to -Founders Park
when Coral Shores hosts peren-
nial District 16-3A favorite
Gulliver Prep in a 4 p.m. game.
The Hurricanes were district
runners-up to Gulliver in 2006.
Coach Jeff Meyers' squad
notched its first victory of the
season Friday, beating Miami
Country Day, 14-5.
Rafael Medina homered in

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Conch places
fifth in state
at 189 pounds
Keynoter Contributor

Key West High School's.
Ralph Major's bid for a Class 1A
state championship fell short
over the weekend at the Lakeland
Center, as he lost in a semifinal
match and eventually finished in
fifth place in the 189-pound divi-
"He was disappointed and he
took it hard after losing that first
match [Friday night]," coach
John Moeller said.
The match with Odie Delaney
of South Walton in Santa Rosa
Beach went back and forth and
Major held a 5-4 lead when he
was pinned.
"He had one shoulder up, but
the refs were calling fast.pins -
one-second instead of two-sec-
ond pins," Moeller said. "Ralph
knew he wasn't pinned, but that's
the way the sport goes. There
were 16 seconds left in the period
- that was the aggravating thing.
He really dominated the kid."
The junior then lost a decision
to Sam Johnson of Lithia
Newsome before winning his
final match for fifth place one
place higher than he finished in
the 2006 state tournament.
Major finished 42-3 for the
Teammate Devin Genchi, who
was 1-2 at the state meet, finished
31-6. Genchi was eliminated
when he was pinned by Barney
Wainright of Suwanee, who went
on to win the title in the 215-
pound class.
The Conchs, who finished
31st in the state tournament, had
many moments of glory this sea-
son, winning three tournaments
and finishing second in the dis-
trict tournament.
"We made a lot of improve-

S Keys Sports & Outdoors

Baseball Eagles ready to soar

Senior Staff Writer

One of Island Christian
School's strongest baseball teams
will not wait long to test its
prowess against South Florida's
The Eagles travel to Miami's
Douglas Park to face defending
state champion Brito Private at 7
p.m. Friday.
"Our guys will learn a lot
Friday," ICS coach Tony Hammon

said. "It looks like a bunch of big
dogs against our young puppies,
but our guys would like nothing
better than to pull a David-and-
Island Christian opened its
spring season Tuesday at Florida
Bible (results not available at press
time) in a game Hammon readily
described as "a tune-up for Brito."
"The road to the [Class A base-
ball] state championship goes
through Brito," Hammon said. "It's

a huge game for us this early in the
The Eagles return eight regular
starters from last year's roster that
finished as District 16-A runner-up
behind Brito, and reached the
Sweet 16 round for the first time
Hammon got the 2006 Eagles
ready for the playoffs by schedul-
ing tough opponents. This year, he
upgraded the schedule even more.
Lo Arce enters his third year as
a starter at the critical catcher's
spot and Arce is still a fresh-
Andy Hertel moves from the
outfield to third base, but every
other infield spot has returning
starters: Matthew Izaguirre at first,
Tim Globus at second and Phillip
Izaguirre at short.
Jordan Izaguirre, Charlie
Marmitt and Tom Cavanaugh like-
ly will start in the outfield, but
Hammon noted "there are four or
five other guys we could put out
there and do fine. We've got 26
players, so a big challenge is find-
ing some playing time for every-
Aaron Izaguirre and Phillip
Izaguirre both were expected to
pitch short stints Tuesday so they
could be available for Brito.
At the plate, the top of the line-
up remains unchanged: Matthew
Izaguirre, Arce, Phillip Izaguirre
and Aaron Izaguirre. Hertel bats
"Right now, Aaron is our most
consistent hitter, and he hits with
power," the coach said.
Island Christian has a Tuesday
road game at Archbishop Carroll.
The first home game is March 6
against the Westwood Christian JV.

ment, and the program should get
stronger," said Moeller, who will
lose seniors Genchi, John Bader,
Jack Walker and Trey Key.
But Major will return to lead
next season's team.
"I think he'll be a little hungri-
er .for the championship,"
Moeller said. "He knows know
what tough competition is and
he'll work that much harder. We
are going to try to get him work-
outs this summer with an
Olympian wrestler."

Mazur eliminated
Coral Shores senior James
Mazur lost his first match in a
Saturday wrestle-back to Dephilo
Success of Glades Central and
was eliminated from the state
tournament in the 130-pound
His teammate, 135-pound jun-
ior Jason Soares, also did not
place in the tournament.

Wednesday, February 21,2007 27

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tournament 5-for-10 at the plate.
J.P. McCabe looked good with a
1-for-3 day.
The game was tied 2-2 head-
ing into the sixth inning when
Chris Garrett ripped a three-run
triple to put Marathon on top.
"-We knew with Toby on the
mound we would have a chance
to win," Leal said. "They came
out and played sound baseball.
From the first pitch to the last,
they wouldn't lay down."
Leal said that energy was all
but drained heading into
Saturday's loss that invoked the
10-run mercy rule after five
"I don't like to lose, but if we
get 10-run-ruled, I'd like to get it

playing the way we did Friday,"
Leal said. "We have to keep the
excitement and energy, and then
we can compete."
Leal said he'll also need one
of Marathon's young pitchers to
step up into the No. 2 spot
behind Eigner to give Marathon
a chance at a competitive sea-
"Toby should be able to get
his six or seven starts this sea-
son, but we need someone else,"
Leal said. "We need someone to
be consistent and throw strikes
and get us out of there ahead."
Marathon travels to
Westwood in a rematch sched-
uled for 3:30 p.m. Thursday in

Conchs coming off a 10-5 loss

SHOWDOWN / From 26

last year, but Pace will be Pace."
Daniel Foltz, who is coming
off a 5-1, five-hit victory over
Dr. Krop last Friday night, will
start for the Conchs, with No. 2

Gari6we4" fJol




starter Blayne Weller available
for relief.
"That is how we are going to
try and win big district games by
combining them," Menendez
said. "We feel that this will keep
the pressure of throwing a com-
plete game off of them."
The 3-2 Conchs are coming
off a 10-5 loss to West Boca
Raton Saturday night in the title
game of the Bash at the Beach
In that game, Key West broke
a 2-2 tie and took a 4-2 lead in
the fourth inning on an RBI dou-
ble by freshman left fielder
Nolan Thomas and a run-scor-
ing single by sophomore second
baseman'Frankie Ratcliff.
Weller, displaying a hard
curve ball, pitched six strong
innings and the Conchs still held
the 4-2 lead when P.J. Arencibia
took the mound in the top of the
Arencibia's first six pitches
were balls, and when he finally
found the strike zone, West

Boca teed off on the ball, even-
tually scoring eight runs in the
"I thought P.J. fought hard,"
Menendez said. "He will be fine
and is a big part of the future of
this program. He started off with
a walk, which hurt, but then he
got a pop-up for the first out and
we had a chance to make a play
on a weak fly to left and it fell
Menendez said he considered
letting Weller pitch the seventh;
"but he had thrown 102 pitches
and I felt it was too early in the
year to get much higher than
Thomas and a fellow fresh-
man, center fielder Michael
.Arencibia, continued to play
well. "The most impressive
thing last weekend was that both
struggled at the plate Thursday
and Friday but came up big on
Saturday," Menendez said.
The Conchs will also play a
home game against Sagemont at
7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Lady Hurricanes host

FIELD / From 26

his 4-for-5 game, and Ray Ferro
went 3-for-4 with a home run.
The 17-hit offensive show
was "spectacular," said assistant
coach Jorge Bosque.
Coral Shores scored twice in
the opening inning against the
Spartans, then padded the lead
with a three-run third. A five-run
fifth nearly ended the game
early, but Country Day had a
rally after Cane coaches emptied
the bench.
Chris Noble moved from
third base to the mound for his
season pitching debut, and threw

four no-hit innings to nail down
the win. He was lifted so other
pitchers could get some innings.

Lady Canes softball
Coral Shores' Lady
Hurricanes, idle for two weeks
since a Feb. 7 opener, play back-
to-back games this week.
The Canes (0-1) took on
Class A power Princeton
Christian on Tuesday (score not
available at press time), and
travel to District 16-3A foe
Archbishop Carroll today.
Coral Shores hosts district
opponent Carrollton at 4 p.m.

DOLPHINS / From 26

defense, which gave up four
errors, also tightened up once he
moved Jay Hegland from short-
stop to center field and moved
second-baseman Daniel Perry to
"Jay's going to be out there
for a while," Leal said. "He did
well and made some great catch-
es. We need someone out there
with varsity experience and just
to be aggressive, and he does
Offensively, Sean O'Connor
continued his strong hitting from
last season with a 3-for-4 per-
formance. O'Connor ended the

Notice of Layton Town Meetin
The City Mayor, Norman Anderson, has called for a Town Meeting on Friday,
February 23, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the City of Layton City Hall, 68260 Overseas
Highway, MM 68 1/2 Layton, Florida 33001.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the $800,000 Wastewater Grant Funding
authorized by Congress and allocated for the Layton Wastewater Project. As of this
date, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has not developed a method to pass the funds
on to our City. For more information, please contact City Hall at 305-664-4667, or by
e-mail at sharing(d)cityoflayton.com.
Should a person decide to appeal any decision taken at the meeting, he or she will
need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or shee may need to
ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made (Section 283.0105 F.S.1995).
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, should anyone require special seat-
ing or other accommodations, please call 305-664-4667 prior to the meeting so that
arrangements may be made

The City of Layton
Published Keynoter 2/17/07

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Lady Conchs split Coral Reef

loss gives team
a 2-3 record
Keynoter Contributor

When pitcher Lindsay
Yochum grounded the ball
through the infield with a run-
ner on third. and two outs in
the bottom of the eighth
Saturday, the crowd erupted. It
appeared that Key West had
tied the game to prolong a
rousing softball weekend at
the high school's picturesque
little ballpark.
Coral Reef right fielder
Jackie Roy, however, threw
out Yochum at first base to end
the game amid much
umpire bashing and give
the visiting Miami team an 8-7
extra-inning victory.
For Key West, the defeat
took the luster off a two-game
series that began promisingly
Friday night with a 3-2 victo-
Still, there was optimism as
the gray-uniformed Conchs,
who dropped to 2-3, sprawled
in left field to listen to coach
David Gootee and assistants
Bill Baker, Ralph Henriquez,
Kristen Frederick and Frank
Their remarks included:
"Games like this make you
better" ... "Character shows
when you battle all the game"
... "We're beginning to play as
a team."
The Conchs are beginning
to assert themselves as a team
at the same time Gootee is
asserting himself as the new
He has instituted a policy
- unheard of in sports, even
at the T-ball level that his
players can be interviewed
only in his presence.
The main presence on
Friday night was that of
Yochum, backed by a sharp-
fielding defense.
The sophomore pitcher
gave up a two-run homer in
the first inning, then held the
Cougars scoreless. She also
rescued with her bat a stagnant
offense that had managed two
hits the first four innings.
In the fifth, she doubled to
drive in a run, then scored on a
double by the energetic Jianna
Hernandez that tied the game,
2-2, and warmed about 60
shivering fans. The Conchs
scored their decisive third run
in the sixth on a ground-ball
RBI by catcher Allison Baker.

On Saturday, Yochum was
on the mound again as sun-
shine bathed the park on a
cool, crystal-clear afternoon.
The fans had barely settled in
when Key West, taking advan-
tage of walks and bunt singles,
scored four first-inning runs.
But Coral Reef- tied the
game, 5-5, with three runs in
the fourth inning. Meanwhile,
the Conchs looked tentative at
the plate, taking anemic
swings that rarely propelled
the ball out of the infield.
With one out in the top of
the eighth, the Cougars'
Allyssa Fried sent a Yochum
pitch over the center-field
fence to break the tie. The next
batter hit a fly ball that
dropped at the feet of center
fielder Ashley Henriquez, who
pointed out the sun as the cul-
prit. She wore no sunglasses.
Two batters later, a sacrifice
fly later made it 8-6.
In the bottom of the eighth,
Trish Wise hit a two-out RBI
single to left field to cut the
lead to 8-7, send Kayla Reams
to third base and bring
Yochum to the plate.
After the pitcher was called
out on a close play at first, an
angry Gootee, the 52-year-old
silver-hiaired longtime area
umpire, broke from the dugout
with pointed words for the
umpires, the last two of which
were "never again.".
Gootee, who wants to cre-
ate a positive atmosphere, had
been on the two umpires -
one of whom was working just
his second game through-
out the contest, creating a neg-
ative undercurrent.
After the game, an attempt
was made to interview
Yochum, though a reporter
was unaware of Gootee's poli-
cy and that, apparently, he
doesn't want prep students to
speak for themselves on such
weighty issues as, "Why are
you guys having trouble hit-
ting the ball out of the
Gootee took exception to a
Keynoter article last week that
correctly described Henriquez,
the team's senior leader who
doesn't like- to fill in as a
pitcher, as reluctantly warm-
ing up before giving up eight
runs on six walks and three
wild pitches in three innings
against Westminster Christian.
Assistant coach Baker's
curious take: "She gave us
three strong innings."
Saturday's interview with
Yochum thus proceeded:


"Lindsay, what was the |'-
pitch the girl hit for a homer in
the eighth?"
"It was a drop ball, and it Mss Florid
dropped. She got lucky." (An official
"No, say that she made a
good swing at it," Gootee Florida Ke
interjected. (An official h
"OK, she made a good
swing at it." Florida K
Nothing more needed to be (Fundra:
The Conchs will play host
to a team from Corsica, Tex., Marathon S
at 6 p,m. Friday and 1 p.m.0
Saturday. A JV game will be $10.00 A
played Saturday morning at Contact S




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Lady Fins host Texas team


The Marathon High School
tennis and softball teams are
gearing up to host big matchups
this week, with the softball
Dolphins hosting a team all the
way from Texas.
The Corsicana High School
team out of Corsicana, Texas,
just south of Dallas, was travel-
ing to play Key West this week-
end and decided to make a stop
in Marathon to play the
Dolphins at 4 p.m. Thursday at
Stanley Switlik Elementary
"We are always up for new
challenges," Dolphins coach
Jason Frank said about the sea-
son-opening game. "I really
know nothing about them, but
it's Texas, so they'll probably be
really good."
Frank said the Dolphins will
already be at a disadvantage due
to four players sitting out for
breaking school and team rules.
Those students include two
starters and two key bench play-
ers, Frank said.
"We had to pull up a couple
of junior varsity girls to fill in,"
Frank said. "We're actually
going to start a JV player, which
should be interesting."
That player is first baseman
Megan McKenna, who will
move to outfield Thursday to
help tend Stanley Switlik's
shortened left-field fence.
Frank said to be competitive,
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base running, both of which
were on display as the varsity
team scrimmaged the junior var-
sity team this week.
Offensively, junior Alexis
Culver has been pounding the
ball in practice and needs to
continue her form, along with
catcher Morgan Longstreth and
team leader Melanie Boyd.
No. 1 pitcher Megan Gardner
will start, although Frank said
No. 2 pitcher Shelby Kuck
looked solid in this week's
scrimmage and could be ready
to come in if Gardner struggles.

The girls' tennis team will
also host a talented team in the
form of Carrollton High School
at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the
Marathon Community Park.
Carrollton, a private all-girls
school, is a District 16-A team
that should give the Marathon
girls a workout, Dolphins coach

Mark Hooper said.
"They usually have a power-
house of girls, and many have
private coaches and tennis
courts at our house," Hooper
said. "We have a very young
team this year, and I told them,
effort, that's all I expect from
Hooper said he was pleased
with his players' efforts in their
losses to Key West last week.
No. 1 player Gabby Brossard
will have the task of facing
Carrollton's best player, while
freshman Angela Farello will
compete in the No. 2 position.
Hooper said the best chance
for an upset win would likely
come from the No. 3 player
Kelsey Wonderlin, an eighth-
Eighth-grader Annabelle
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year player Sarah Bradshaw will
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The two hugely popular
International Game Fish
AssocLiaion annual billfish
and fly/light tackle compeln-
rions known as the
Rolex/IGFA Offshore and
Inshore Championship tour-
naments the lrter takes
place in the Keys have
taken on new names.
"The new titles for the
in, ltational tournaments will
reflect the continuing global
growth of each beginning
with the upcoming eighth
annual IGFA Offshore World
Championship this May and
the seventh annual IGFA
Inshore World Championship
in July, said Mike M)att. the
IGFA tournament director.
"The title sponsorships of
Rolex have come to an end.
We' e deeply appreciated
their generosity since the
beginning with the offshore
championship in the year
2000 and the inception of the
inshore championship in
2001. We'll be workingwith
them in other events."
Mi an said negotiations-
are underway for new pre-
senting sponsors.
For the past several years,
the celebrated fly and light-
tackle catch-and-release
event has been hailed as the
Super Bowl of inshore fish-
Both championships
invite the winners of qualify-
ing events to complete in the
tournament of champions.
Last \ear. the number of
IGFA-sanctioned qualifying
offshore tournaments around
the \ world grew to 117 events
in more than 40 countries on
six continents. As many as
70 teams and 33 countries
have been represented in the
offshore championship each
May in Cabo San Lucas,
And over six years, the
inshore in the Keys has
grown to 55 qualify) ing
inshore tournaments on four
continents. Tuhis ear. the
tournament is in July.
For further questions
regarding the IGFA Inshore
World Championship, con-
tact tournament coordinator
Denise Hartman at (954)
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to dhartman@igfa.org.

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The boat show
is dominated by
top horsepower

After coming out of the Miami
Boat Show Saturday, I thought of
covering the standard new prod-
ucts, boats and engines coming
out for 2007. Then again, people
with high interest in all of that
probably have gone to the boat
show to begin with. So out with
the standard.
So instead, today it's all about
speed. At the boat show, the need
for speed was force-fed down
every aisle. Speed is sexy. Speed
is cool. Speed is manly. Speed
has infected the family roadster.
Speed sells.
Is it any wonder the biggest
unveiling at the boat show for the
third straight year was an engine
manufacturer upping the compe-
tition with more horsepower?
The buzz in Miami this year
was earned by Yamaha's not-yet-
released-to-consumers 350-
horsepower 4-stroke engine, all
whopping 805 pounds of 8-cylin-
der fury. I found myself feeling
slightly sad for the 40-, 60- and
70- horsepower 2-strokes that
were left all alone and neglected.
I counted 58 people gawking
at the 350, zero at their under-100
HP counterparts.

As I
through the
boat show,
,e e Mevery eye-
cat c.h in g
'r ~ I glance

who rsewe. e
S S wreaked
Ved, Tim "The
good ol'
ex ces s,
Cal Sutphin hair- on-ro
The 39-foot SeaVee with four
300-horsepower Mercury
Verados, 42-foot Yellowfin with
quad 300 Verados, Dusky 33-foot
with twin 300-horsepower 4-
stroke Suzukis, 33-foot
Hydrasport with triple 275-HP
Verados, Midnight Express, Sea
Hunter, Donzi, Contender, Baja,
Jupiter, Scarab, Regulator all
achieving speeds that would
attract attention from Monroe's
finest if on land.
And these are fishing boats.!
Not the testosterone, airbrushed
sex machines you see cruising the
Intracoastal Waterway in Miami
Beach. So much for getting away
from it all with a nice relaxing
day on the water.
It's not just the big-boat mar-
ket, either.

The fastest-growing segment
in saltwater boat sales is the bay-
boat market (22 to 25 feet), and
the adrenaline rush is on there big
Shearwater, Ranger, Yellow-
fin, Phase III, Path Finder,
Everglades, Sterling, Scout and
many others are now showing up
with 200-horsepower and higher
engines as standard features.
Possibly the fastest "fishing"
boat in production could be the
24-foot Lake & Bay, Mad Fin
Tournament Edition with twin
300-HP Mercury High
Performance XS (and by the way,
twin means two, as in 600 horse-
power). That's one horsepower
for virtually every pound and a
half of boat.
Capt. Steve Lamp from
Dream Catcher Charters out of
Key West is going to be piloting
that blur of a boat in an upcoming
made-for-ESPN2 event with his
partner, Capt. Mark Johnson of
Lamp claims that cruising
speed is 55 to 60 mph and top
speed is in excess of 80 mph.
That means roughly a 20-minute
ride to the Marquesas, 30 minutes
to Cape Sable and a little over an
hour to give your best wishes to
Fidel in Havana.
Again, speed is sexy, but does

See SUTPHIN / 33

The following Keys fish-
ing.tournaments are
planned. Contact the list-
ed numbers, as details
can change:

February to be
announced: Poor Girls
Sailfish Tournament. Key
Largo and Islamorada.
This popular tournament
typically draws more than
200 anglers. Contact Mark
Mills at 852-9085.
+ March 2 and 3:
Backbone Lures Fish 'Til
You Lose It. Islamorada.
Anglers compete to catch
the finned denizens of the
flats and backcountry, fish-
ing with one lure until they
lose it. Contact Paul Tejera
at 393-2156 or send an e-
mail to captbackbone@
March 2 to 4 Capt.
Leon Shell Memorial Billfish
Tournament. Key Colony
Beach. Anglers pursue sail-
fish in honor of the late
lure maker who made the
Middle Florida Keys his
home. The tournament
benefits Hospice of the
Florida Keys. Contact Terry
Fisher at 289-1310 or write
- to PO. Box 510910, Key
Colony Beach, FL 33051-
March 9 to 11: Key
West Fishing Tournament
Kick-off. Key West and
Lower Keys. Targeting mul-
tiple species, this annual
challenge starts a season-
long tournament that
awards certificates for out-
standing catches and
prizes in a host of cate-
gories. Contact Doris
Harris at (800) 970-9056 or
295-6601, by e-mail at
tournament.com, or visit
March 9 to Nov. 30:
Key West Fishing
Tournament. This popular
8.5-month competition tar-
gets more than 40 species
of fish. Contact Doris Harris
at 295-6601 or (800) 970-
9056, by e-mail at director
nament.com, or visit
March 27 to 30:
Islamorada All-Tackle
Spring Bonefish
Tournament. Anglers


Keys Fishing

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 33

ADRENALINE RUSH: The water's been cold lately, but this
winter dolphin, a 22-pounder caught by Mike Forest from
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, shows they can still be had.
He landed it in 580 feet of water off the Lower Keys with
Capt. Glenn Baron aboard the 'Adrenaline.'

The stars come out

SUTPHIN / From 32

speed sell? Gas prices have
dropped considerably, but not to
20 cents a gallon. Is there a large
market for speed freaks out
there? Not according to John
Reigor from Turn Key Marine in
Marathon, who I found working
the Stamas booth.
"Reality is not four 300-horse-
power engines. That represents a
minute, sliver of the market," he
said. "People in the market for
those types of boats are fishing
the tournaments. They are fishing
a tournament out of Naples and
running to the fort (Tortugas)
some 240 miles away, and need-
ing to get there first."
Reigor continues, "There's a
bigger market for the boat that
runs 28 mph, runs comfortably,
and is a simple boat. In all hon-
esty, that is the client I much
rather cater too."
To prove the point, Reigor
mentioned an outstanding boat
show with two Stamas 34-foot
Tarpon models with twin 300
Suzukis having been sold on
Saturday alone (Cruising speed:

28 knots).
For those fans of fishing tele-
vision shows on ESPN2, Versus,
Sunshine Channel, Water
Channel and The Outdoor
Channel, you missed an opportu-
nity to meet most of the top stars
in outdoor entertainment at the
Miami show: Blair Wiggins,
"Addictive Fishing"; Tom
Rowland and Rich Tudor,
"Saltwater Experience"; Rick
Murphy, "Florida Sportsman";
Tred Barta, "The Best and Worst
of Tred Barta"; Dave Sutton,
"Chevy Fishing Report"; Guy
Harvey, "Portraits From the
Deep"; Norm Isaacs, "Big Game
Fishing the World"; George
Poveromo, "World of Saltwater
Fishing"; and Mark Sosin,
"Outdoors." All were very
approachable and eager to
answer any questions.

At 8 p.m. Monday on Comcast
Channel 19 on 'Reelin' in the
Keys with Cal,' Sutphin hosts
Doris Harris, Gainey Maxwell,
Martin Alsobrooks and Laurel
Gikas to talk about the-Key West
Fishing Tournament, coming into
its 42nd year:

Caught a good one?

Now make sure
the catch doesn't
get you back
They're here all of the wise
visitors from the north that have
enough sense to get the heck out
of weather that resembles falling
in the fish cooler (without the
smell, that is.)
Many of these wise visitors
are anglers and even though we
don't have too many bass, crap-
pie, blue gill or other fish famil-
iar to them, we do have enough
species to confuse the daylights
out of most.
I always like to take visitors
out and see the wonderment of
catching eight, 10 or even 12 dif-
ferent species on one spot with
the same exact rig and same
exact bait. If you ever think you
know them all, just go night fish-
ing on the reef and see what
comes out of the water.
One of the problems with all
of these different fish, and partic-
ularly those that frequent these
parts as opposed to freshwater
species, is their natural defenses.
For instance, picking up a
grouper or many other local
species by sticking your fingers
up the gills will usually result in
the angler obtaining a good look
at the bone in their fingers. Most
local species have spines
throughout their fins that will not
bend, but have a quirky tendency
to break off easily once embed-
ded in your body.
Notwithstanding is the real
business end of these fish, which
is the mouth. Most fish are aptly
named such as pinfish (just grab
one wrong and you will have no
further questions). Then there are
the snapper, which, once they get
hold of a finger, will let go only
to obtain a better grip.
Of course there are the mack-
erel and kingfish with their
numerous teeth, and the barracu-
da, which would be an orthodon-
tist's fantasy.
So what do you do with all of
these species once you catch
them? One phrase comes to
mind: Handle with care.
There are quite a few tools
that will de-hook fish and keep
your fingers away from the busi-
ness end of them. The use of a
rag will help keep you from
being poked and prodded by
their fins, but the best way is not
to have to handle them at all.
This is not only good for you
but also the fish, as the majority
of their immune system is exter-
nal and is located in the slime
that coats them. Once removed
by a' rag or other, shall we say,

gentle han-
dling, they
are a big-
time target
for infec-
tion that
S could kill
them a day
or two
down the
ing of
Dave Navarro snapper,
all types of
them will be the main topic at
this week's free fishing seminar.
We will discuss lane, mangrove,
mutton, yellowtail and the tasti-
est of them all, the hogfish,
which is really not a snapper but
as good eating as all of them.
We'll cover techniques, loca-
tions, baits and lures that are
known to effectively capture
these species.
The free seminar will begin
promptly at 6 p.m. Thursday at
our Marine Educational Center at
the store at mile marker 50 bay-
So now you are asking, What
is out there right now for me to
worry about?
The fishing has been so good
the past two weeks that I would
not have room to detail all of it,
but I can summarize.
Starting offshore, sailfish
,action has been spotty at times,
but when you find a pocket of
them, look out. And kings and
tunas have been quite good,
along with an inordinate number
of wahoo hitting deep-diving

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Reef action has remained
steady with a wide variety of
snappers and quite a bit of large
grouper. The patches have been
good for mutton and hogfish.
Inside the reef, Hawk
Channel's humps and bumps
have been very good for a huge
variety of fish if you take plenty
of chum. If you don't (if you
know me, you know what's com-
ing) take a good book, because
you'll just be sitting there for
while a long time.
The same can be said for the
area bridge channels, although

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Only ethical anglers wanted

FWC opens new
photo contest
Remember to take your
camera the next time you go
saltwater fishing because the
Florida Fish and Wildlife
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conducting what it calls the
new Saltwater Ethical Angler
Photo Contest.
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picture of you or someone else
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responsibility is to strive for
100 percent survival of
released fish.
An ethical angler handles
his catch with wet hands only,
is careful not to poke fingers
into gills, and fully supports
the body weight of the fish by
cradling it horizontally. Large
fish should not be taken
aboard a boat, because remov-
ing it from the water can
injure the fish.
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The bay's hot

NAVARRO / From 33
you may need to move several
times before you find a good
collection of fish at one of the
Bayside is on fire with man-
grove snapper and mackerel,
particularly areas seven or
more miles north of the area.
Trout and redfish are also

prevalent throughout the
It's all out there for you, so
go enjoy yourself. But remem-
ber: Like with many things you
may try to do, watch just where
you stick your fingers.
Capt. Dave Navarro owns
the World Class Angler in
Marathon and captains the
charter boat 'Dave's Dream.'

SI tournaments


compete to catch the gray
ghost of the flats in the leg-
endary shallows surrounding
Islamorada. This all-release
tournament features trophies
and prizes. Contact Jim Bokor
at 852-1694 or by e-mail at

April 15 to 17: Ocean
Reef Bonefish and Tarpon
Unlimited Backbone Classic.
Key Largo. This tag-and-
release tournament benefits
the conservation group Bone-
fish and Tarpon Unlimited.
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Front Desk Clerk,
Housekeeper, and
Maintenance. Ask for
Marlene: 305-872-2217
P/T Cleaning person.
Marathon. All year round
work. If called before, pis
callback 743-0697 Iv msq
Marathon Plumbing.
$25/hour + Truck.
Call 304-3055
Rental Agent for Busy
office. Experience
preferred. Reply to Box
B2685, C/O Keynoter
P.O. Box 158, Marathon,
FL 33050

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260 General-
Sales Representative
Fast growing well "
established live marine
fish related business
based in Marathon, FL,
seeks qualified sales
representative. Excellent
opportunity to grow with
an exciting business.
Initial compensation
commensurate with
experience income po-
tential of $25,000 plus, in-
cludes productivity sales
incentives. Benefit pack-
age available. Please fax
resume for consideration
to 305-289-2909 or call
305-743-7666, ext. 201.
Security Guard needed.
Full time. Islamorada/
Marathon areas. Call

260 General -
Teller. Marathon
Branch. First State Bank
is seeking a friendly face
for our Teller Line! Must
have cash handling exp,
super-positive attitude &
motivation to give excep-
tipnal & friendly service to
our valued customers.
We offerfull-time, stable,
year-round employment,
excellent salaries, 401 K,
pension and profit shar-
ing plans, educational
reimbursement, as well
as medical, dental and
life insurance coverage.
Call JC 293-7146 or.
293-9504 EOE M/F/V/D
MemberFDIC .

Ril.:ORT & N',ARI'iA

Has the following positions

Full Time

Must speak English

Apply in person
1021 11th St., Ocean. Marathon

Great Pay, Cash Incentives
Call 305-515-3028 for details on this
S incredible opportunity!
Please stop by Little Palm Island at
28500 Overseas Highway on Little Torch Key
for an Employment Application or call 872-3192.

Looking for a flexible
and creative job?

News Production Paginator/
Graphic Designer

Requirements include
computer experience on
PC and/or MAC, a full knowledge
of QuarkXPress and Adobe Photoshop.
Individual must be creative, a team player,
and work well with deadlines.
Newspaper or printing experience preferred.
Please send resume to:
Debi Manfre, Production Director
Florida Keys Keynoter
P.O. Box 500158
Marathon, FL 33050-0158
Or fax to (305) 743-9586
or e-mail* to dmanfre@keynoter.com
EOE/ DFWP *Word Document or PDF Document

Marine Bank in Marathon is seeking a candidate
for the following position:

Loan Documentation Specialist

The qualified candidate will be knowledgeable in preparing
loan documentation and of compliance issues in regards to
consumer and commercial lending. Must have the knowl-
edge to carry the documentation through to closing. Requires
excellent computer skills and the need to be accurate, thor-
ough and organized. Loan processing and/or banking experi-
ence necessary. Experience with an attorney, closing agert or
title company extremely helpful.

Marine Bank offers competitive wages, great benefits package,
which includes medical, dental, life and disability insurance, 401k
plan, paid vacation and more.
To apply, stop by any of our Branches or contact Jackie Grasley at
(305) 289-7375 or e-mail jgrasley@marinebankinail.com

General Manager Full Timq -
Assistent Manager 20 hrs a week -
Receptionist 20 hrs a week -
Office Hours 8:30 to 5:30 Mon Sat
Flexible hours, rate based on exp. Background check and
references required. Send resume to email:
allen levitt@msn.com
or call Allen for interview: 305-992-7908

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Bahia Honda division
Is offering the following
S positions:
Full time Snack Bar

P/T Divemaster
4 Full time Emqinment Rental


* P/T 50 ton Boat Captain
w/ requirement
Dive Master License
Call (305) 872-3954 for interview.
Benefits available. EOE



Full Time Position

The Key West Keynoter is looking for a dynamic account
executive in the Key West area. Prefer someone with
newspaper sales experience, marketing experience and/or
strong sales background, excellent communication and
organizational skills. Must be a self-starter with the ability
to build business in a competitive environment.
Applicant must have his/her own dependable
transportation with a valid Florida Drivers license
and current insurance coverage. Prefer applicant to live
in the Key West area.
Salary, commission. Excellent Benefits
Fax or send resume to:
Melanie Elder Marketing Director
3015 Overseas Hwy. Marathon, FL 33050
305-743-5551 Fax: 305-743-9586
Email: melder(@)keynoter.com


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City of Marathon is hiring a Parks & Recreation Program
Assistant: full time position, $12.47 15.91 hr. Duties may include:
monitoring and supervising public use of recreational facilities, youth
and adult programs, collecting fees, record keeping, and program
evaluations. High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
and six months experience working directly with the public in a
recreational setting preferred. Must be able to work nights and
weekends. DL/Criminal Screening/Drug Test Background check
required. Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.You
can visit our web site at www.ci.marathon.fl.us for an application
and fax to 305-289-4143 or come by Human Resources located
behind City Hall, Monday Friday 9:00 am 4:00pm.

Cocoplum Beach & Tennis Club
21 Freestanding Vacation Home Villas on the Ocean

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The Westin Full Time:
Guest Service/Front
Desk Agent, Guest Ser-
vice Agent, Bartender.
Sunset Key Full Time:
Banana Bay Full Time:
Maintenance Staff
Westin & Sunset Key
245 Front Steet, Key
West 305-294-4000.
'Email: Steve.lanier@
cor EOE


Wrecker Driver, F/T,
Key Largo. CDL lic req'd.
Apply in person: All Keys
Towing, 711 Largo Rd.
305-451-0471. DFWP.
Caregivers needed in
Monroe Co. certified
C.N.A.'s or H.H.A.'s only
for live-in & hourly cases.
Call 305-872-9788
Monroe or 305-245-4498
Full time Dental Assist-
ant position opening very
soon in our progressive
and friendly Marathon
'dental office. Good
communication skills are
a must. Please call
305-743-3410 or fax
resume to Dr. Kiefer at
Medical Billing
Specialist needed for
large multi-specialty
physician group.
Experience required.
Call 305-745-7357 for
-more information, Orfax
resume to 305-745-7360
Nurse Analyst: LPN or
RN w/ 5 yrs hospital ex-
perin either ER, OR, Med
Surg. 'Will train. FT w/
ben. No nights/wkends.
Email resume to bunnyc
@corpsearch.com fax to
866-322-8613 or phone
800-800-7231 x221.

Office Clerical
Asst Customer Service/
Boat Yard Office Man-
ager The right candidate
for this position will pos-
sess a unique blend of
Quick Books expertise,
strong customer service
skills & a working knowl-
edge of boats. Excellent
salary commensurate
with experience and ben-
efits including health &
dental insurance, 401 K,
uniforms, paid holidays
and vacation. DFWP
EOE. Please submit
resume or complete
application at 2059 O/S
Hwy. or email sherry@
orfax 305-743-3074
Classified Sales
for our Marathon office
Position requires a good
working knowledge of
computers and minimum
40 words-per-minute typ-
ing skill. Excellent com-
munication and organiza-
tional skills a must. Sales
background and/or tele-
marketing experience
desirable (but not re-
quired), newspaper ex-
perience a plus!
Salary plus commission.
Complete benefit pack-
Send resume to:
Beverly Traeger
Florida Keys Keynoter
3015 Overseas Hwy.
Marathon, FL 33050
fax 305-743-9586
No phone calls, please

Find your

in our classified
or online at
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Office Clerical
Customer Service Rep-
resentative. FLORIDA
THORITY is looking fora
C.S. Rep., for our Mara-
thon Office, to process
customer requests for
service and disconnects;
routine cust serv activi-
ties; dispatching duties;
secretarial and clerical
work of moderate variety
and complexity. Qualifi-
cations: H.S. diploma or
GED; 1 yr. clerical experi-
ence; demonstrated cust.
serv. & computer skills;
25 wpm typing skills. Bi-
Lingual preferred. Start-
ing Salary: $33,511/yr.
Application deadline:
02/23/07. Applications
are available at all
F.K.A.A. area offices or at
Legal Secretary for
busy Marathon Law Firm.
Experience preferred but
not required. Pay com-
mensurate to skill. Must
be organized and able to
work with clients. Call
743-2351 orfax resume
to Jen at 743-6523.
Medical Office Manag-
er. Must have good
organizational skills,
computer skills and inter-
personal skills. Excellent
pay, Mon-Fri, and located
in Marathon. EOE,
Contact Debbie Premaza
at 305-743-9817.
Secretary. Quickbooks
exp. Paid vac, holidays
and ins ava. Excel pay.
Pelican Plumbing.
DFWP. 743-5357
Seeking an Executive
Assistant who is flexible,
responsible and can
multi-task for general
office duties in Marathon.
Some experience
preferable. Must be
detail-oriented w/ good
computer& phone skills.
Call Michael at481-4301.
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on our website


Office Clerical
Seeking a Special
Person! Marathon
Company looking for a
multi-tasker to support a
dynamic Marketing
Department. If you have
computer skills with the
ability to get things done
and enjoy being a key
member of a productive
team contact Drenda
The Moorings is
seeking a friendly, self
motivated, team player
for a multi tasked
office position.
Competitive salary and
great benefits.
Weekends a must.
Please pick up an
application @123 Beach
Rd., Islamorada, Fl. US1
across from Pierre's and
Morada Bay. 664-4708.
Monroe County Div Dir
Growth Mgt, Mar.
per yr, 40 HPW. Req:
Masters w/ 7-10 yrs relat-
ed exp or Bachelors w/
12 yrs Prog Resp related
exp; Valid FL D.L. Vet
PrefAvail. Drugfree
Wrkpl. Deadline: Open
until filled. Contact:
Mayra, Mar. Regional
Svc Ctr. E.O.E.
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February 21, 20

280 Restaurants- 280 Restaurants- 280 Restaurant
Bars Hotels Bars Hotels Bars Hotels

Desk Clerk, F/T for busy
office. Must be customer
service oriented. Some
computer skills required,
good phone etiquette a
must. Call 305-664-3791
between 8am & 5pm
Front Desk help wanted
Appy in person at
Blackfin Resort, 4650
O/S Hwy, Marathon.
Full Time Cook Wanted.
Fish Tales Market & Eat-
ery. MM53. Marathon.
Call Jackie 743-9196
Laundry & some
housekeeping, 25-30
hrs/wk. Must speak Eng-
lish. Apply in person at
Seashell Beach Resort,
Grassy Key. MM 57.5

Hawk's Cay Resort
and Marina
Is looking for an
Team player with a min. of 2
yr exp, Knowledge of
Windows XP Office 2003,
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a plus. Able to lift up to
50lbs.We offer a complete
benefits package and
limited employee housing.
Apply in person to
Human Resources,
mm61, Duck Hey or
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A Bluegreen@ Resort
Join "Team Hammocks" and work
in a fun and exciting environment.
We offer growth opportunities, a competitive salary and
an excellent benefit package starting with up to 26 paid
vacation days and holidays off the very first year.


Accepting confidential resume emailed to:
carlos.deiesus @bluegreencorp.com
Apply in person:
1688 Overseas Hwy. Marathon
MM 48.2 Bayside

Guidance Clinic of the Middle Keys
Helping people cope.

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Fully paid healthicare, 401 with match and retirement plan. Gall 434-9033
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For our Marathon office
Position requires a good
working knowledge of computers
and minimum 40 words-per-minute
typing skill. Excellent communication-
and organizational skills a must.
Sales background and/or telemarketing
experience desirable (but not required),
newspaper experience a plus!
Salary plus commission.
Complete benefit package.
Send resume to:
Beverly Traeger
Florida Keys Keynoter
3015 Overseas Hwy.
Marathon, FL 33050
fax 305-743-9586
btraeger @ keynoter.com
No phone calls, please



Classifieds 305-743-5551

SHealthcare Opportunities! C4
Enter a challenging and rewarding healthcare field. Home health offers
you the independence, flexibility and fantastic views you are looking for!
Warning: This is a "NO-TIME-CARD-PUNC IIING" zone!

0 Registered Nurses Therapists
l Certified Nursing Assistants Certified Home Health Aides

Full-time and Part-time openings available for the Middle and Upper Keys.
Competitive wages & benefits.
Full-time benefits include health & dental insurance, 403b, holiday pay,
continuing education opportunities, accrual of paid time off, and on-call &
mileage reimbursement. There are part-time benefits available as well! For a full
list of benefits, submission of resumes or applications or more information,
please contact Barbara Fernandez, HR Manager via e-mail -
bfemandez(glhospicevna.com or via fax 305-292-9466. DFWP/EOE.

Also seeking: *Volunteers (patient care, fundraising & clerical/oflice)

Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of the Florida Keys
92001 US Hwy. 1,Tavernier, FL 33070 & 1319 William Street, Key West, FL 33040
Serving the Florida Keys since 1984
A great workplace, an important job, a top-notch team ...
Be part of it!

February 21, 2007

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280 Restaurants-
Bars Hotels

On-Call Banquet Server
Line Supervisor/Sous Chef
Restaurant Manager
Steward (PM)

Front Desk Agent
PBX/Phone Operator

Villa Housekeepers

Maintenance Technician
Villa Maintenance

Nail Technician

IT Assistant


Enjoy the challenges of a
rewarding career & apply in
person Mon.-Fri. (9 a.m.-5 p.m.)
at Human Resources MM61
or complete an online application

Are you looking for a quality work
We are looking for special people
to join our service team!

Tranquility Bay Resort,
Marathon's newest 4 diamond resort
Activities Director
Banquet Captain
3rd Shift Security
FT Housekeeping Mgr.
Reservation Agents
Front Desk Supervisor
Night Auditor
Exceptional benefits, 401K, Medical,
Dental Vision and Vacation. EOE,DFWP
Send resume or application or apply
in person to: 2600 Overseas Highway,
Marathon, FL 33050 or e-mail it to

280 Restaurants-
Bars Hotels


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280 Restaurants-
Bars Hotels
Part time Housekeeper
at Marathon motel. Flexi-
ble hours, must speak
English. Apply in person
at 2222 O/S Hwy, Mthn
Resort Help
Immediate openings for
Front Desk/Reservations
Top pay.
Call 305-797-1707
The Hurricane is looking
for a Line Cook.
Experience required.
Appy in person, 4650
O'S Hv ., Maralhon


Business Services
Brownswood Construc-
tion/General Contractor.
Now offering 30% sav-
ings on granite counter-
tops, hurricane shutters
& all new concrete, stuc-
co & cracked concrete re-
pairs. 25 yrs exp, lic
#CBC059492 and ins.
Our prices and quality
can't be beat. Call for
yourfree in-home esti-
mate. 305-304-7328

500 Merchandise

AT 743-5551.
545 Yard Sales
Flea Markets
Annual Masonic Lodge
Yard and Bike Sale.
89th Street, Marathon.
Sat, Feb. 24.7am.
Fri, Sat, Sun. 8am-?
Lots of plants, orchids,
pots, misc. 132 Gulfwind
Lane, Mthn, behind
airport off Aviation.


A Pet Sitting/Training
K. Largo to Isla. Bigor
small, domestic or exotic.
Over 20 yrs exp. Refs.
Call Kathy 305-853-1866
Exotic Bengals Cats
Snow, Marbled, Spotted
Kittens, Ready to go.
TICA Registered.
Himalayan Kittens for
sale. New litter born
Jan 1. Parents are CFA
registered. (305)
296-1486 or 304-9924
Tiny Maltese puppy for
sale. CKC Registered. All
shots. Female. $900.
Valentine Special, Baby
Birds. Amazon $795,
B&G Macaw $895, Citron
Cockatoo $895. Beautiful
& friendly. 305-453-0096
Alumnium hurricane
shutters. Various
lengths. Paid $7,000,
sacrifice at $3999. Call
for info. 818-400-5726
FREE Basketball Hoop
Backboard (New) with
sand stand and pole. Ask
for Karl, Day: 393-9791,
Night: 289-4631
FREE Solar Panels-
take away no charge.
These are for generating
electricity. 561-865-2826
French doors: 2 wood,
72x80. 1 metal 69x80.
Accordion shutters for all.
$300 per door or obo.
Furniture & Appliances
(used) bought & sold.
Byars Used Furniture &
Appliances. 2777 O/S
Hwy, Mthn 743-6506
Furniture-high end from
complete 4 bedrm condo.
Hardly used, 2yrs old. In-
cludes everything, linens
to utensils. Sold in com-
plete lot only. Drastically
reduced. 305-735-8081
Hot tubs wanted.
We will haul
Lady's Ruby &
Diamond Ring.
Asking $850.
Call 305-289-7633


Lovely Brand New din-
ing rm table & chairs.
Without leaf: dinette. See
photos on Craigslist.com
$500 OBO 305-731-9981
Memory Foam Mattress
Queen size 9" by NASA
as seen on TV. 20 yr wrty,
still in pkg, Cost $2000,
Must sell $475.481-6905
New Hydro Hottub
seats 4 to 5 persons.
Must sell. Hottubs as low
as $500. 305-896-1521
Regulation World of
Leisure Pool Table.
Wood claw regs. New
leather webbed pockets,
cues, rack, etc. Throwing
in a Budweiser Pool
Table light. Asking $600.
Spa/Hottub Never used,
seats 5, extra jets, LED
lights, lounger, digital
controls. Still under war-
ranty. New $4,200, Sacri-
fice $1,995. Se Habla Es-
panol. Call 305-879-2906
Vacation for two.
7 nights Orlando, Ft. Lau-
derdale, cruise Nassau
and more. $1,199. Call
Woodchuck wood-
chipper, brand new,
6 cyl industrial engine.
$4000 OBO.
For details call 743-4738.
2 Leather Recliners and
chair with matching
drapes, rugs & pillows. In
Marathon: 410-991-7848
5 Pc Rattan glass-top
dinette set. 42" round.
$125 OBO.
Call 289-1089
10" Rigid Radio Arm
Saw, Easy Move stand,
Like New. $225.

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100s of Beds
Factory Direct to You
4 pc, Wicker Bedroom Set $459
Queen Sleeper Sofa $369
Dinettes, Futons, Rediners
Simmons Beautyrest
Marathon MM 54.5 743-7277
Big Coppitt MM 9.5 295-8430

610 Business
Business Wanted.
I have both time and
money to invest in your
existing business.


Homes for Rent
An Exceptional 2 bed,
1.5 bath duplex on water.
Big Pine, near US 1.
Up-scale finishes, on
stilts, hurricane shutters,
W/D & D/W. $1525/mo
Call: 305-342-1167
Big Pine. Gorgeous
exec 2/2 furn house,
deep,clean canal, davits,
tropical landscaping. No
pets. $1800. FLS.
Big Pine Key. Charming
2BR/2BA unfurn. Private,
large yard, suitable for
pets. $1199/month. Call
Premier Property
Big Pine Key large 2/2
canal home. Fenced,
storage, dock & davits.
No pets. $1600. F/L/S.
Avail now. 872-5067
BPK. 2B/1 B. Spacious
upstairs, w/d, central a/c,
open canal, boat ramp,
shed, unfurn. $1700, FLS
Check out ourweekly
and monthly rentals from
$1,500 to $3,000 at www.
or call 743-8328
Duck Key 4bed/2 bath
unfurn, single fam home.
Large corner lot, hot tub,
storage shed, covered
parking, open porch &
balcony. $2600/mo + util
F/L/S 305-743-0235
Grassy Key 2bed/1 bath
Stilt home for rent
$2200/mo, annual.
ReMax: 743-2300
KCB 2/2 Stilt
w/wood dock. Avail imm.
$2500/mo. Annual.
KCB, Half Duplex,
2 BR/2 BA, Furnished,
monthly or annual,
Key Colony Beach,
12th Street, Single family
3BR/2BA, 40' dock, pool.
$3000/mo. Lease.
Key Largo. 3 BR/1 BA, .
office, FL room, enclosed
patio, shed & workshop.

Homes for Rent
Key Largo Park MM101
Furn 3/1, large yard, ter-
razzo floors, 3 blocks
from the beach & boat
ramp. F/L/S. $1400/mo.
305- 793-8476, 305-251-
7700. Owner/Agent
Little Venice newly re-
modeled 3 bedrooms, 1
bath, w/ extra lot for rent.
Asking $1,700/mo. F/S a
must. Call 289-3465
Marathon. 1BR/1BA
unfurn cottage. .
$1000/mo plus utils.
F/L/S: 743-0235
Marathon 2/1. Clean,
tiled, shed, new
appliances. $1,200/mo,
F/L/S. No pets. 481-5057
Marathon. 2BR/2BA.
Single family, unfurn,
canalfront. ground level.
$2000/mo. FLS. min 6
mo. Lynn Goodwin, Key
Colony Beach Realty,
Marathon Canalfront
with dockage. Large 1 bd,
1 ba. W/D. Everything
new. $1500/mo.
Marathon open water
views. 2/2 renovated w/
granite & SS appis, new
W/D, Irgporch. F/L/S.
$2000/mo 305-731-6647
Marathon- Sisters
Creek. New 3bd, 2.5ba.
Ocean views with pool.
$1,850/mo. Several units
to choose from. Call
Dave: 305-731-5521
MM 92 0/S 2/2 house/
ocean view, W/D. $1,400
includes utilities w/cap.
F/L/D 702-374-7128

[TE? Listing
Port Largo
$2,000 mo. F/L/S
Ramrod Bayside Beau-41
tiful 2bd/2ba w/ big deck,
boating canal, davits,
central air, D/W, refrig.,
stove, W/D hookup, tile,
large storage. Long term,
$1,950/mo, F/L/S, by
appt. Avail 3/1. 872-0207
Ramrod Key. 2BR/2BA,
canal w/40' dock. Newly
remodeled. All tile.
$1650/mo annual. FLS.
712 Mobile Homes
for Rent
Harborage MM 97 clean
2/1 $1150/mo. Lrg scrnd-. -
porch, carport, w/d, a/c,
cable, heated pool & boat
ramp. FLS 305-453-3385

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712 Mobile Homes
for Rent
Long Key MM 66 1 br/ba
trailer $1000 mo. 1st, last
& security. Located in a
gated condo community.
Heated pool, tennis crts,
beach, various activities,
library, rec hall, marina,
laundry facilities, sauna.
305-664-4860 Millard
Adult Park, no pets.
Must have references.
Call 305-743-6519
..Plantation Key MM 90
clean 2/1, Fl rm, tropical
lot $1,150 mo. plus. Furn/
unfurn. 305-853-0765 or
412-889-5807 cell
725 Apt- Condo-
Duplex for Rent
A Marathon Effcy,
brand new, private en-
trance, W/D, no pets,
$800/mo yr lease. F/S.
Big Pine Key 1bd, 1ba.
$1050. Utilities/cable
incl. Tiled. Quiet location.
Call 561-543-3968
Coco Plum. 2/2 Rarely
Sava. Bonefish Tower.
Beaut furn, fab views.
Conch Key directly on
Bay. Brand new 1/1, pri-
vate boat slip, kit, living
rm, all utils incl. No pets.
$1500/mo F/S. 743-3478


Classifieds 305-743-5551

725 Apt Condo-
Duplex for Rent
Condo 1 BR/1BA, Irg I.r.,
unfurn.Clubhouse w/pool
& gym. Security.
Keysgate, Homestead.
Condo. Close to Card
Sound Rd. 3/2, W/D, F/T
security, pool.
Cudjoe Studio in quiet
neighborhood. Furn.,
W/D, pool, on canal: All
utils incld. Non smoker.
$900/mo F/L 393-0292
Executive Bay Club
MM 87.5 2/2 twnhs,
unfurn. Pool, tennis.
Faces Founders Park.
No pets. 1-305-661-8028
Gulf Point Condo 2bed,
2.5bath, pool, dockage.
Avail 4/1. $1895/mo
net. 305-289-4615
Homestead 2/1.5 town-
house, new kitch & appls,
bath redone. 1084 sq ft.
Sale: $179K or Rentfor
$1050/mo 305-409-6309
Islamorada. Large 2/2
in bayfront complex.
Pool, tennis, beach,
dock, W/D. $1600/mo.

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725 Apt -Condo-
Duplex for Rent
Islamorada MM 74.5
Port Antigua. 2 apts.
avail. w/oceanview. 1
3BR/2BA, eat in kitch./
dining room, living room,
balcony/deck, private
ent., laundry room w/
WD, C-A/C, stove, refrig.
microwave, onsite park-
ing, dockage avail. $2500
per mo. plus util.
Also 1 2BR/2BAeat in
kitch.,living room, patio,
private ent., laundry room
w/W/D, C-A/C. stove,
refrig., microwave,
on-site parking, dockage
avail. $1500 per mo. plus
utils. 973-403-0002 ext
KCB,1/1 Furn, Irg half
duplex, on canal,W/D, No
inside smoking. Pets
neg. Lease. FLS.
$1850/mo 305-367-0266
KCB 2/2,37.5' Seawall,
beautifully furnished,
long term, $2,500/mo.
Call 305-289-7633
KCB. 2/2 Furn, 7th
Street. Half duplex w/
dock, non-smoking,
10-11 mo lease. Ava
March 1. $1500 plus
ultils. FLS. 743-7887
KCB.2 BR/2 BA. Furn
half duplex with dock-
age. $1500, min 6 month.
Lynn Goodwin. Key
Colony Beach Realty.
Layton MM 68.5
1 bedroom apt. on canal,
recently repainted,
newer appliances.
$950/mo. 410-365-8268

725 Apt- Condo-
Duplex for Rent
Layton Unfurn 2/1 Up
beautiful large deck, 60'
dock, W/D, $1,250 F/L/S
+ utils, no pets, NS. Avail
March. 480-200-9189
Long Key, MM 66 Canal-
front 1 bd trailerwith FL
room. Nice view. Partial
utilities incl. $950/mo.
Yearly. 845-258-0013
Marathon 1/1, cable,
pool, tennis court, canal,
boat ramp and storage.
$1350 furn, $1250
unfurn. (305)481-8888
Marathon 1/1 on canal
newly remodeled, no
pets, $1,395/mo plus
utils, F/L/S. Cable
included. 304-6456
Marathon 2/1 furri
condo near beach. $1400
F/L/S. min. 6 mos. Lynn
Goodwin, Key Colony
Beach Realty, 923-3487
Marathon 2bd/2ba dup.
canal/ocean side. $1800/
mo + utils, F/L/S; avail
March 1.305-481-4817
or 305-481-4835
Marathon 2 bedroom +
den, 1 bath, unfurn., no
pets, water included.
$1,400/mo + $500
deposit. 305-743-7580
Marathon. 2 BR/1BA.
Schooner Condo.
Unfurnished. $1250 plus
utils. F/L/S.743-0235
Marathon Duplex, 442
48th St, Ocean. Central
air, dishwasher, W/D,
$1800/mo-lease. Call for
appt. 305-289-0544

725 Apt-Condo-
Duplex for Rent
Marathon efficiency.
Unfurn. $800/mo incl. ul-
til. No pets. Call Kitty,
Coldwell Banker.
Marathon, MM 53
2bd, 1 ba ground floor
apartment. Tile through-
out. $1200/mo incl water.
F/L/S. Call 393-0643
Marathon Penthouse
3bd, 2ba. Avail April thru
Nov. Direct Gulf view.
Furnished. $3500/mo.
MM 103.5 Studio apt, full
kit, scr prch, Homeowner
Park access. $750/mo/6
mo; $700/mo/1 yr. Lease.
Utils incl. 305-394-1500
MM 1051BR/1BA,
ground floor aptw/private
yard Incl utils. $875 mo.
MM 90 O/S 1BR apt.
$850 mo. + electric F/L
Yearly lease.
MM 92.5 B/S 2BR/1.5BA
Private beach. No pets.
Furn or unfurn. 887-9388
or 986-4880
Summer Seas Condos,
MM 88, 2 bed, 1.5 bath,
unfurnished. $1300/mo

740 Roommates -
Rooms for Rent
Marathon 3/2. Seeking
prof to share new home
in gated community.
Pool. $800. Avail now.
Marathon Short term, to
share 2bd house. No
pets, alcoholics or drug-
gies. $550 + half electric
per mo. F/L. 743-2618
MM 90. Private room &
bath w/ ref & micro. Incl
electric, water, cable. Pri-
vate deep water boat
dock. Oceanfront. $750/
mo. FS. Long or short
term. 904-536-7983
Vacation Rentals
Big Pine/No Name Key
Solar powered home in
secluded neighborhood,
surrounded by Key Deer
Refuge.'2bed/2bath on
sailboat canal. Monthly.
Call: 561-736-0786
Key Colony Beach
2/2, dock, beach, boat,
Cabana Club. $900 -
$1650/wk. kcbrental.com


Ocean Views Deep Water Dock
3BR/2BA Furn.- Gated community Pool
WeeklylMonthly from $3000 per week
www.lokeyestate.net 941-488-7695


Awaterfront MM 101
B/S 3BR/2BA, 45' cone
dock. $550k. Key Largo
Real Estate 451-2380

Direct Oceanfront
Islamoraca 1 bed/l bath
Mobile Home. Exo cond,
own land. $465,000.

For sale by owner MM
96.6 /S., completely re-
modeled 2/1, boat ramp,
picnic area S 329 00i,
Adio'.r.-,; 7500 .f, lot
also avail. 508-726-7301
Nol' i .?re. ple _.

Grassy Key 55+ Park
2003 Cherokee TT 38'
2ftt6r! s*il.c-ou.jt yood

[ immaculate
singlewide, recently
refurbished. $12,500.
305-853-2552 ;


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for details,3 9208 CB.
Schmitt. Owner is realtor.
A Golf Course Condo
With Dockage $349,000
* Harborfront Penthouse
wt boatsilp $609,000
Waterfront Specialists
A Great Investment
2 Full Duplexes
$450,000 & $600,000
Waterfront Specialists
Grassy Key Full Duplex
2 br, 1 ba each side.
$650K for both. Call
Hill/Nardone Exit Realty
Indigo Reef, MM 53
Brand new 3b/2.5ba Gulf
front condo. 34' boatsllp
at front door. Beach,
pool. etc. $1.5 mil. Will do
trade 248-895-0323

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sites. Ready to bu
septic permits. utilities
scenic views. Starting a
$35K Jef, 305-743-2560
880 Lots Acreage
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Bay/Mangrove front lot. A N
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issued by this year's end. A,, ..
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Key Largo Winter or
summer rental 3BR/2B
or 2BR/2BA house on
canal w/direct ocean
access. 954-885-9591
New cottages short or
long term Islamorada.
Units can be furn or
unfurn. Access to boat
ramp, pool. Start $2000
moTon ia 305-879-505
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2nd home into a sensi-
ble investment. We can
help! Vacation rental co
sultants. 305-432-0046
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790 Business
Property for Rent
Commercial building
for rent 2400sqft. Doctor
office or for retail sales.
8301 O/S Hwy Mthn. Fo
details: 305-289-0802
Commercial Property
for Lease. High visibility
location directly on US#
in Big Pine Key. Upto
6000 sq. ft prime retail or
office space. Call Banks
Prevatt, Realtor, Cold-
well Banker Schmitt R.E
Co. 305-872-5264.
Marathon 3/1 residential
or commercial conch
house. Hard wood floors
$1800/mo. Call Donna,
Marathon Storefront o
US 1: 11530 O/S Hwy.
Small: $600/mo. Double
store: $1,200/mo. Bill
Wilkinson, Remax Key t
the Ke s 743-2300
Retail / Office Space for
rent. Town Square Mall,
Marathon. 450 sq ft or
larger- up to 3,600. Year
lease. Dave 304-0304
Retail I Office Space for
rent. Town Square Mall,
Marathon. 450 sq ft or
larger- up to 3,600. Year
lease. Dave 304-0304
Store Front US 1,
Marathon. Plenty of
parking. Available Now!
Call Dave 305-731-552
Marathon RV Lot
For Rent.
From $600/mo.
Call 305-731-5042.


Homes for Sale
Big Pine for Sale:
$299,000: 3/1 home.
$297,500: Canal front
lots w/views, permitted.
$495,000: Canal front 2/
home, boat ramp & dock.
$440,000: Double lotw/
$430,000:2 lots, 2 mo-
bile homes.
$599,000: Canal front 4/
$750,000: Open water
home w/ dock.
Rose Dell & Associates,

February 21, 2007

Classifieds 305-743-5551

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Homes for Sale

Big Pine Key Minorca
Dr. Cbs stilt home, 2/1 up
& 1/2 dn, concrete sea-
wall, davits. Quick ocean
access, renovated and
near completion. Pick
your appliances and
exterior colors now!
$675,000 305-923-5314
BPK Home for Sale
on 4 lots, 1,900 sq ft,
new appliances/fixtures,
$650K obo. Call
Carolina Skiff (boat)
motor & trailer for Sale.
Comes with Tropical.
Treehouse. Nice, light &
bright. 2 BR/1 BAsingle
family house in Crane
Hammock. Water Ac-
cess. $509,000. Lynn
Goodwin, Key Colony
Beach Realty. 923-9487
Coral Key 1/1 Water-
front, 62900 O/S, Unit
45, Marathon. For Sale
by Owner. 203-245-
2252. $350K or best offer
Divorce forces sale.
2BR/1BA CBS in Key
Largo Park. 52 Button-
wood Dr. Oversized lot.
New C-A/C, many up-
grades. Needs some
TLC. $290,000 firm.

Homes for Sale

FSBO Plantation Key,
MM 90 B/S, CBS, 2/3
canal front, screened
terrace, water views,
lovely sunsets, work-
shop, boat ramp, private
dead end street, priced to
sell, 995,900. call for
appt. 305/853-5628.
FSBO. Prestigious
Cudjoe Gardens, MM21.
Well maintained. 2/2/
Den, CBS, stilt, seawall/
davits. Deep water canal
to Atlantic, fenced yard.
$900,000. See www.
Key Colony Beach's
Best Waterfront Buys:
Newer 2/2 w/ 1000 sq ft
gar. $649k, or Irg stilted
2/2 $749k. 810-813-4503
Key Largo canal front,
ocean side, MM102,
CBS, concrete roof, 2
BR/1 BA upstairs & 2
BR/1 BA down, 50' con-
crete dock w/davit pads.
$729,000. Call John
Marathon $1,190,000
On Yacht Harbor Island
Open Water. FSBO.
305-289-0745 www.

Homes for Sale

Marathon 281 84th St.
Well-maintained CBS
block house, 2/2, freshly
painted, new apple, updat-
ed kitch. 50 x 100 fenced
yd. $365K 305-393-1838
Marathon 2 Bd, 2 Bath
Trawler & live aboard slip
Will sell separately or as
package; motivated sell-
er; call 305-395-9690 or
9691. $489,499.
Marathon 3bed/2bath,
2200 sq ft, work shop &
garage. All tile floors & .
baths. By Owner: $450K.
It's below appraisal.
Marathon. Oceanview.
2/1 stilt, fenced 5000 sq
ft yard. 389K. Also 1 1/2
lots 8400 sq ft w/permits.
249K. 386-299-3852
Marathon. Oceanview..
2/1. Rebuild, remodel or
buildup. 60 x 100 lot.
sewer hook up. CBS.
$314K. 743-8573
Mthn-95th St. 3/2. 11/2
lots. Lg den, screen patio,
fenced bkyd. $449K.
Motivated seller, poss
ownerfin. 305-731-4677

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Homes for Sale
Ramrod Key new home
3bd/2ba on 60x120' lot.
Bathrms & country kitch
tiled. Great deal. Asking
4 Unit Apt Building near
beach. Off street parking.
Live in one unit and rent
the other 3! Less than
$200,000 per apt. Apply
1314 Johnson Street,
Key West.
225' of waterfrontage
with two docks on the
corner of two canals.
Move-in condition home
with additional adjoining
lot. $499,900. Tommy
Gomez, Internet Realty.
812 Mobile Homes
for Sale
Canalfront RV in 55+
Park w/FL room
and new deck.
Like Newl Nomad 37'
2000 Model, 19x4' slide,
upgraded cabinets, car-
pet & vinyl floors. 32'
screened & carpeted
deck + storage shed.
$24,900. Cell:
419-733-3013 for appt
Marathon 1/1 in small
quiet park, Irg screened
sunroom, shed, boat
dock avail. $19,500 obo
Marathon 55+ Park
14x60 w/Irg FL rm,total
remodel w/ laminate/tile
firs, new appi, shed,more
$45K obo 828-712-8221
Marathon. 55+ Park.
2BR/1.5BA. 1000 sq ft
encl. living area. Shed.
Park 3 cars. Front 2
streets. Ready for move
in. Real Buy. $37,900
obo. 609-709-1864
Marathon- charming
and keezy 2bd/2bth
mobile home on 60X40
lot In adult, resident
owned park. Open water
views from living room
and deck. Nonconform-
ing dockagefor up to 26
ft. boat. Residents own
10 acres on open water.
Some ownerfinancing
available- $245,000.
Call Michelle at Coldwell
Banker Schmitt RE.
Marathon, MM 47
Galway Bay 55+ park,
2/2, cent A/C, 1400sq ft,
wet bar, new tile, shed,
covered porch. $89,000
Call 305-743-6200.
MM 87 O/S Islamorada
40' Spartan mansion w/
nice fla rm. Waterview.
$25k. 347-581-9623
Mthn Furn, w/ FL rm, tile
firs, shed with W/D, golf
cart, garage -4 car prkg,
fenced yard, dock space.

Waterfront A
Mthn. Trailr & FIrm. &
deck, corner lot. W/2
concrete slips, small isld.
Boot Key Hbr. $27K
& rent. 847-644-7791

812 Mobile Homes
for Sale

35' 5th wheel w/screen
room. On best lot in
Breezy Pines RV Park.
1998 Jayco 5th Wheel
with attached FL room.
Grassy Key MM 59.
Incl golf cart. $28,000
obo. 305-292-0716

825 Condo
Duplex for Sale
KCB Casa Clara Condo
Corner Unit, Ocean
Front, Top Floor. 2bed/
1.5bath. Great Location.
$685K Call 743-4929

KCB Full Stilt Duplex
4bed/3bath, carport,
pool, 60' dock, large unit
up, owc. Priced well at
KCB Full Stilt Duplex
Brand new '06, CBS, 3/3
ea. side, car ports, util,
granite, tiled. On canal.
$675/$695K. 743-0008
Lowest Price Condo:
Casa Clara. 2bed/2bath
on the ocean with poo!.
Just Reduced. Under'
$600,000. Will go fast!
Call Jack, 305-743-3491
Lowest Priced Ocean
Front 2/2 condo, KCB.
Large private beautiful
beach, pool, pier, $495K
Marathn 2b/2b CBS 1/2
duplex, secluded, safe
quiet neighborhd. Move-
in cond. MLS 540323.
Marathon: 2 Condos-
Bonefish studio, ocean.
Schooner 2bedrm, canal.
Very reasonable.
Marathon 3/2 Condo,
Captain's Quarters. New
kitchen, 50' concrete
dock, garage, storage,
pool; tennis, $850,000.
Marathon Schooner on
Sombrero Beach Rd. 2/1,
tiled, pool, laundry, dock-
age. $320,000 by owner
Mthn Furn effcy condo,
gated comm w/dockage.
New kitchen, new dock.
Olympic size heated pool
$275K. 305-289-0927
Must Sell at 2003 Price.
Indigo Reef, on bayw/
boat slip. 3/2.5, designer
furn., beautiful grounds
w/ pool. 248-895-0323

845 Other Florida
for Sale
West Coast. Cape Haze
Peninsula. New 3/2
condo. Must Sell. Buy
from owner and save
$$$. 609-870-9400

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880 Lots Acreage
for Sale
Bay front Lot w/ Permit
Best deal for open water
in the Keys. 223' on bay
w/ deeded boat slip in-
cluded, located in exclu-
sive gated subdivision.
Active permit for 4bed/
4.5bath home, construc-
tion has begun. Must sell.
$599,000, make offer.
Bay/Mangrove front lot
in PKC. 70'x255' Building
with Permit. Flood ins.
applicable. $1,200,000.
Ph: 305-923-6274
Canal Lot in Isla. active
bldg. permit for a house &
concrete dock. 975K obo.
Cudjoe Gardens 2 Lots,
MM 21, 80' each on
canal, Permits in Building
Dept. $225K each, will
finance. 305-942-3055
Key Largo Ocean View
Lot. 60' of concrete dock
on deep canal. Club
house & pool. Build now.
$750,000. 305-852-4960
Long Key. MM66.
Vacant lot. No rogo. Gat-
ed, marina, ramp, pool,
tennis and store. 275K.
PKC canal lot FSBO.
$545k. Existing dock/
boat ramp #18 BPAS
RV Lot for Sale or Rent
Nice gated community w/
many amenities: pool,
hottub, boat ramp, tennis,
on water, no frontage.
MM 23. 262-894-2344


1100 Marine

Power Boats
2 Waverunners 2002
and 2004 Yamaha
XL700.3 seaters. Both
run excellent! $2900
each or$5000 for both,
obo 305-731-3945
9' All Fiberglass Dinghy
great rowing, very stable.
Takes upto 9.9 engine. -
Unsinkable. $550.
Call 843-359-3087
05 Key West 152 CC,
70 hp Yamaha, trlr, never
used. $11,500. In Key
LarCqo.508-364-5749 cell.
06 Key West 225 CC,
225 hp 4-stroke, T-top,
loaded, new boat,
$44,500. Key Largo.
508-364-5749 cell.
10' Apex Light '02, rigid
bottom inflatable w/ 10hp
Tohatsu motor. Brand
new, never used, $2,750
for both. 305-289-7952

Power Boats
16' 7" '00 Ranger Flats
Boat, 115 Yamaha, low
hrs, pole platform, walk
around deck, w/ trailer,
many extras. Excellent -
cond. $14K 289-9938
16' Flats Boat, needs fi-
berglass work, w/'97 90
hp Mariner o/b +tandem
axle trlr. Must sell. All for
$4000 obo 410-365-8268
17' Boat & Trailer. CC
Rankin. 2000 90HP
Johnson Ocean Pro.
Good Cond. $4500. Mrth."
17' Boston Whaler Mon-
tauk CC, 1994 100 Merc,
bimini top, new bottom
paint. Great Shape! Mthn
$8500 obo 917-468-9111
17' Boston Whaler,
Dauntless '95,115 Ya-
maha. Mint Cond! Fresh-
water use from GA. Ski
Package, Bimini +cover.
Must See! In Marathon.
$12K,obo. 917-468-9111
17' Boston Whaler.
1996 90hp, excellent
condition. With trailer.
$6200. MM99.
305-942-3055 -
17' Hydra Sport 2004
C.C., 90 HP 2004
Yamaha. Excellent cond.
$12,000. Call Shelter Bay
Marine, 743-7008
17' Whaler. 50hp Yam
4 stroke. GPS. Fish find-
er. Clean. $6500.90hp.
Yam, low hrs. $3500.
18'90 Downeaster cc
w/'01 80 4 stroke Yam,
$6,000. '90 23' Down-
easter cc w/'97 150 Yam,
$6,300.' 89 22' Privateer
ccw/97 150 Yam, $5970.
'87 22' Dynasty cc w/'00
130 Yam, $5000.'98 21'
Parker cc w/'98 175 Yam,
$11,910. All boats have
bimini tops, swim plat-
forms, USCG safety
equipment, VHF radio,
depth recorder/fish find-
er. Call 743-2275.
18' '01 Hewes flats boat.
4-stroke 115 Yamaha, tri-
axle float-on trailer, high
spd Minnkota trolling mo-
tor, radio, GPS, canvas
covers. All in excel. cond.
$15,800 664-9780
18'Century 2003, C.C.,
115 HP 4-stroke 2003
Yamaha. $14,000.
Call Shelter Bay Marine,
19' 2003 Key Largo C.C.
t-top, 150 Mercury Salt
Water, loaded w/options,
galvanized trailer w/ '..
brakes. Excellent cond.
Must see! $14,900
19' Mako CC 1993,120
hp Johnson OB w/trailer.
Boat in water, located in
Marathon. $6500 obo.
20' 2001 Proline Sport,
C.C., t-top, red & white,
Merc 150, 2-axle trailer.
All like new. $15.9K.
20' 2004 Sea Hunt.
'05 115hp Johnson. New
t-top. Very clean boat. '05
tandem axel trailer. 16K.
305-731-3040 .


Gated Community close to Airport in the HEART OF
MARATHON. 5 br., 3 ba. (3,600 sq. ft.) plus 4 car garage
(2,354 sq. ft.). Elegant Mahogany staircase,
oak/mahogany floors, granite, marble, stainless steel
kitchen, PRIVATE BOAT SLIP plus dock. $2,900,000
Call DEE CHENEY, Star Realty of So. Florida,
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Power Boats
20' Caravelle '05 CC, 8'
beam, 150hp 4-stroke
Yamaha, warr. 100 hrs-
fresh water. Like new.
(7,Tandem axle alum/ss trlr.
Many extras! Org:$36k
Sell for $25k 743-5025
20' Mako C.C., 200 HP
Mariner, runs great.'98
Continental alum trailer,
dual wheels. Steal at
$3,500! 305-664-3608
20' Mako with trailer
and 175 Mercury Black
- lax. Engine needswork.
Hull in excellent condi-
tion. $4000 obo. Call
305-296-4118, Iv msqr
21' new fiberglass over
wood Houseboat. 2 out-
boards, new trailer, much
more. Key Largo.
23' Parker Walkaround
2006,250 Yamaha, VHF,
10" Chart plotter, hard
top, CD, DVD, Alum trail-
er. Loaded! Marathon.
24' 1975 Penn Yan
Rebuild engine 2005.
As is, $2000.
.Call 305-289-1561
25' Lyman, Cuddy fish-
ing boat, new Inboard
straight shaft, solar pan-
el, many extras, $2,500.
25' Sea Cat'96 T-Top,
2- 90hp Hondas, O/R,
live baitwell, full elect, trir,
many extras. Clean.
$26K. 305-731-7472
26' Glacier Bay Canyon
Runner. Twin 150 Evin-
rude. Great boat for fish-
ing or diving. Rough
weather won't keep you
home in this boat! Extra
clean, runs perfect. Own-
er must sell for health
reasons. Asking 54.9K.
Call Stan at 305-852-
26' Dusky, 1985 Twin
;1Volvo diesel I/B. Must
Sell $14K obo. Also,
Gulf of Mexico Reef Per-
mit for sale. 289-5636
26' Mako, T-200 Mercs,
T-top, GPS, depth,
stereo, live well, fish
boxes, outriggers, fresh
& salt wash. Stand-up
cabin, head, galley and
shower. Sleeps 3. Very
comfortable, clean and
turn-key. $25k 872-7055
28' AnnaCapri 84.1999.
210 Cunnings rebuilt.
Turbo diesel: Set up to
fish. Flybridge, bimini.
$17,000 obo. 744-0491-
-'-28' 1999 Chaparral 2835
SS, GPS cabin, vacu
flush head, frig, 3 tops,
twin V8 Volvo I/O, VHF,
mooring cover, exc cond,
NADA$48K, ask $38K
28' 2003 Pursuit, twin
225 HP Yamaha
4-strokes, loaded, $85k.
Pristine cond! Kristin
743-5000 or 664-1453
28' Caravelle, twin 200
Yamahas, $29,000 OBO.
19' Angler Catamaran w/
trailer, $6,000.
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Power Boats
28' Delta Sportfish 1984
454 gas, tower w/ helm,
outriggers, trap puller,
GPS-colorfinder, VHF,
freshwtr, live well. Lots of
goodies. $16K 664-2504
29' 1985 Seafox Sport-
fish. Tower, 2 stations,
outriggers, auto pilot,
flow scan meter, Garmin
3110 GPS, bottom ma-
chine, Windlas. Great
cabin below w/A/C,
fridge & stove, full bath.
Repowered in '01 w/5.7
Marine Powertwin, 160
engine hrs. $21,500 obo
Call Captain Terry
29' Phoenix FBSF Twin
210HP Cummins 230HR
Loaded, must see. $65K
For more details
call 305-664-4041.
30' LOA'03 Parker Pilot
House 2520XL, 225HP
Yamaha 4-strk, custom
bimini, Garmin 188s GPS
Sounder, CD/radio, Icom
VHF. RV Financing avail.
Trades welcome, private
seller. 305-393-9430
30' Grady White '89
Repowered in '99 w/Yam
250 EFI's, twr, 2 stations,
Furuno 667 Color
Sounders & Garmin 225
GPS, 3 sided canvas,
3 new livewell pumps,
runs like new. Reduced
to $29,900 OBO.
30' Island Hopper 2001.
Cat. Diesel. Located at
7-Mile Marina. Boat's
name: "Kirby's Katcher"
30' Luhrs '92 Twin 350's,
tower, 2 stations, GPS,
colorfinder, auto pilot,
huge cockpit, live well,
cabin w/galley + head w/
shower. $46K. 872-2750
30' Y & G, new Cat 3126,
new fuel tanks, dual sta-
tion. Make offer. Must
sell. 743-3071
31'Silverton 1985 FB
convt. Twin 350's-new
'00 &'06, a/c, shwr, gal-
ley, new btm paint, clean.
34' 2006 Fitz,
540 Cummins diesel,
A/C, generator, 26 knot
cruise at 17 gallons/hour.
34' Crusader 1976, fly
bridge sport fish. 320hp
3208T. Upgraded keel &
splash rails, standup
head, full canvas.
35' 1969 Bertram. Fiber-
glass hull, twin Detroit
diesels, 367gal fuel, 50
gal water. Clean, all elec.
$58.5kWstrbeak Gen.
305-743-7456, Marathon
35' 1997 Cabo Express.
Full tuna tower, twin cat
3208 diesel. Gen set. Full
electronics. Above aver-
age condition. 225K. Lo-
cated in Marathon, FL.
Cell 508-958-2590
35' 2 story floating
home, 2BR/1 BA, C-Air&
heat, private dock set-
ting, protected by 30'
Mangroves, dock rent
$450 mo. Newly remod-
led. Islamorada.

Power Boats
35' Carolina Classic
2003, Express Sportfish.
Perfect condition, many
extras; very low hours.
Extended warranty.
35' Lorequin 1983, 671
Detroit, dive platform,
dual steering stations,
Furuno color sounder,
GPS, 2 lorans, ice hold,
outriggers, 2 400gal fuel
tanks, dry dock at Drift-
wood Marina since Oct
'02. Sold as is, where is.
$20k firm 731-885-2208
38' Monro #1 Hull
Trap, dive, fish, charter.
453 Detroit Diesel.
$39,000 OBO.
Call 305-923-3251.
40' Silverton 1988 F.B.
convertible, twin 350 HP
Crusaders, FWC, dual
AC, galley & dinette
down, master stateroom
fwd, excel cond, 1/2 pwr,
full enclosure. Deep wtr
liveaboard slip lease pos-
sible, Key West Atlantic
side. Asking $65K OBO
Call Luis 305-797-8770
42' Grand Banks
Classic 1994,2-300 hp
Cats; many extras includ-
ing new 12 kw Northern
Lights gen. Ready to sail;
43' Pearson Sedan
Trawler, low eng hrs, to
many upgrades to list.
Nice clean boat- would
make a great live-a-
board. Leased Dock
possible. $59,900 OBO
43' Sportsfisherman
Hatteras, Twin 871 N,
15KW gen, AC, sleeps 7,
Rupp Riggers, $99K.
305-731-0301 S Wade
43' Torres w/fly bridge,
very econ, diesel, fishing
boat, heat & air, updated
in '01, Must Sell. 95K,
44' Thompson Trawler
Ford Lehman, 8 kw gen,
800 fuel/350 wtr, wtrmak-
er, low cost cruising/live-
aboard. $95K. 304-2928
45KW#1 Trap Boat. 871
GM. $65,000. And 34'
Crusader. New in 2000.
Trap Boat. 3208 Cat. 320
hp. $55,000.
47' 1998 Gibson. Cabin
yacht executive. 2 Cru-
saderXL. 1 Floor plan.
$95K 954-604-2654
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52' Buddy Davis sport-
fishing Yacht. Fish or
large roomy liveaboard.
First $20,000.
60' Guthrie Sport Fish/
liveaboard, $200,000
invested. Any reasonable
offer considered.
Health forces sale.
1999 Seadoo Jet Boat
Sportster, 1800 twin eng,
CD, custom cover, life
jacket & tube, trailer.
Used very little. $6,595.


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Power Boats
2004 Action Craft 1720
Hybrid, 115 HP Mercury
OptiMaxw/low hrs. All
options w/full sunbrella
cover & Continental trail-
er. $24k. 650-464-7858
Boat Donations: Full
appraised value when
donated to a non-report-
ing 501-C-3 public chari-
ty. Tax deduction. Mari-
time Ministries, 43-yr-old
59# 305-289-4554
Boat Hydro Lift, Hydro-
Hoist in excellent condi-
tion. 2 new blower mo-
tors. Capacity 12k lbs/35
ft. boat plus. $6,500 obo.
Call 305-903-1201
Boats For Sale
48' & 50' Torres
Custom Built
Convertible Sportfish.
Call 305-246-1933
Crest Pontoons
Everwonder where all
the Crest Pontoons came
from? Ft. Myers.
Sea Doo Jet Boat. 1999.
Twin eng.
Jet ski mechanic owned.
W/ trailer. $8,000 OBO.
Call Bill 215-805-5000

21' McGregor.
$2000 OBO.
Call 289-0077
25' O Day, 9.9 4 stroke
Yamaha, low hrs, tandem
trailer, new LED lites, 110
jib, 150 Genoa, Main sail
all in good shape. $5,000
26' Chryslerw/9.9 hp
4-stroke, sails. Interior
mostly stripped. Great
daysailer or make a livea-
board. $2,200. Marathon
26' Grampian Sloop, w/
7.5HP 4-stroke Honda
O/B. Sails, good running
& standing rigging.
26' Pearson 1972 4ft
draft, 5 sails. In good
cond. GPS chart plotter.
Located in Marathon.
$5,500 612-306-6669
27' '78 Newport Yanmar,
Harken Furling, propane,
new sails, clean. $5,000.
Must sell, trades consid.
843-359-3087 in Keys
27' 1987 Island Packet
14hp inboard, roller main
&jib, shoal draft 2'8"/
5'10". Priced to sell at
$29,500. For more de-
tails call 305-797-3486.
27' Catalina 1981 Gas,
4' draft, furling, davits,
bimini, dinette, clean.
Must see! Reduced to
$6,950. 305-453-4386
30'Hunter 1982. Newly
painted. Interior redone.
Mercury outboard.
31' Allman '80, sleeps 7,
3'10" draft, 11'4" beams
6' 5" headroom, great
liveaboard. Needs
en-gine work, $9800,
OBO. Call 305-453-3013
32' Island Packer'91
Excellent condition
Low hours, loaded

33' Morgan 01. Newly
outfitted for cruising &
comfy liveaboard. New
Yanmar & all new rigging.
Many amenities & top
notch equip. Serious only
$34K. 305-923-9491
45' Peterson Cutter.
1979. Project. Opportuni-
ty for right person.
Located Marathon Boat-
yard. Will trade. Must
sell. First $12ktakes.
When renovated worth
$90k. 386-956-1573

PDQ 36 $140,000
PDQ 32 $86,000
Catalina 25 $4,000

1170 Outboard-
Inboard Engines
'06 225 HO Evinrude
E-TEC, 25" shaft. Runs
great. 2 yr warr left. Per-
fect for bay boat or CC.
99 Yamaha 90 HP out-
board, 2 stroke motor.
Runs great, was $1400,
now $1300 O.B.O. Day:
393-9791, nite: 289-4631
1990 225HP Yamaha,
Xcel Outboard,
$1500 OBO.
Call 852-6496
Cummins Diesel 2004
single QSM-11,660 HP,
Bobtail, harness, digital
panel, 386 hrs, $25,000.
Stuart, FL. 772-263-1208
Twin 2002150 Mercury
Optimax engines, one
great shape, one needs
power head. $4,000 obo,
will separate. Marathon
Dock Rentals/Sales
Dockage Available
in Coco Plum area.
For details, please call
Islamorada, Smugglers,
MM 85.5. Immediate
deep ocean/bay access
slips avail. 30'- 50' at $16
Ft. 305-664-5564 (Kenly)
Key Largo, Boat Slips
on private canal for rent.
2 Bayside and 1 Ocean-
side. 1-305-444-5565
MM 90 Deep'Water
Dockage, Bayside. Up to
55'. 50 amp electric,
H20. 600 sq ft garage
also avail. 772-546-5855

Two Boat Slips, Coco
Plum Beach Yacht Club.
$450/mo + elec. Call
Marcy, Coldwell Banker
Schmitt 305-289-6505
1A-Marine Surveys
March Hare Marine Svcs
305-743-3368 Certified
Serving All The Keys
3K Boat Lift (used)
Great for flats boat.
Call 305-395-5169


20" folding Dahon bike,
like new, $250.
AA Dave buys permits
So Atl Snapper, Grouper,
Gulf Reef, K/Mack,
shark, sword, tuna $$$ in
48 hrs! 904-262-2869

All types of permits for
sale!! Rock Shrimp, King
Fish, S Atlantic Snapper,
Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef
& pelagic, Commercial
Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf
'Snapper IFQ's, Long
Line Pkg. Many other
permits avail. We buy,
sell & broker all types of
permits. Call before you
buy or sell! Please call for
prices. Licensed & Bond-
ed. All permits guaran-
teed valid for transfer,
many references avail.
John Potts Jr. 321-784-
5982 or 321-302-3630
Boat trailer: Continental
2004, Aluminum, triple
axle. GVWR: 13,700 Ib
Type: SSTA3112-12,000
First legal floating
smoothie, food, kayak
rental, Marine licensed,
everything incid, works
Sombrero Beach legally.
Floating Dock, can hold
14' V-hull boat. Sections
can be added, $2,500.
Call 305-289-4370 or
Genuine Teak Lumber
Best prices, big invento-
ry. Plus King Starboard.
cbm or 305-743-4090
Great Project Boat:
1999 20'Yamaha Jet
Boat w/trailer, bimini top
& cover. Great shape.
Engines need rebuilding.
$3,500 OBO. Marathon.
Gulf of Mexico Reef
$6,800 OBO.
Call 305-743-1952
Gulf Reef Permit
forsale. $7,000.
Call Manny at
Houseboats x2 in live-
aboard marina w/ low slip
rent. Furn, A/C, TV, shwr,
head, LR, BR, gally, com-
fort., afford, housing.
$12k each 305-766-7552

,Lobster Business For
Sale. 2,350 Cert and
Traps. 45KW#1. 871
GM. $185,000.
Lobster Certificates
400 B, all or part, $45
each. 16' Hobe Cat, new
sails, never wet, $1000.
Marine Storage: Boat trl,
campers, any clean stor-
age accepted on wheels.
$3/ftyr; $4/ft 6 mo; $5/ft
mo. Emil 305-731-3386
Need a Gulf of Mexico
charter/headboat 6 pk
reef fish permit? Have 41'
directed shark for sale.
Dave 904-262-2869
Stone Crab
Certificates, $5.00 each
for 500 or more, Call
Stone Crab Traps
for sale..Large, Florida
Plastic, in-water or on
pallets. 3000+ $10 each.
After 6pm 305-743-2142
Storage Space available
Boat/Trailer or RV.
$5 perft. Call Lanier at
Marathon BoatYard,
Two Snapper Grouper
Permits (SG1)
Transferable in a
Corporation. $38,000
offer. 361-688-9071
Underwater Dock Light
Call 816-506-4664.
Water Maker- Katadyn-
PS 40E, 2nd Micron
Filter, extended cruise
package. New! $1,995.


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Automobile Donations
Tax Deductible at ap-
praised value when do-
nated to a 43 year old
non-reporting 501-C-3
charity. Maritime Minis-
tries. 305-289-4554.
Pick upjunktrucks,
vans, cars, or any auto-
mobile for junk.
Wanted autos all years.
Cars, vans,trucks.
Running or not.
Call 305-332-0483.
00 Toyota Avalon XL.
A/C, leather seats, radio,
cd player, new tires,
00 Volvo C70 HT
turbo convertible. 79K,
must sell $13,450 for
pics: www.dialexnet-
305-720-2285. .
'91 Honda Prelude 2.0
SI, 5 speed, sun roof, CD,
150+K. Books at
$2,325. Will sell $2,000.
Excellent running car.
92 Cadillac Allante pearl
wht Convrt, photos, mint,
80K mi, collectors dream!
captr2@aol.com, $13k
305-743-8438 Must see!
02 Cadillac DHS43K
miles, loaded, beautiful
condition, white dia-
mond,$19,700 below
bluebook 305-304-5919
93 Jeep Wrangler. 5
speed manual. 30" Tires.
New clutch, head & gas-
ket, water pump & radia-
tor. $6000 obo. 289-0077
04 Acura TL 3,2 V6
Sedan. 40K mi. Email:
'04 Jeep Wrangler.
*SHARP* Yellow. 34K
miles. 33" tires, CD, PW/
PD. 6 cyl, trunk, tint,
extras, very clean. $16k
obo. 393-5395 Pete
86 Mercedes 560SL
Low mileage, 9 out of 10
condition. Garage kept.
$15,500 obo.
87 Camaro RS,
w/custom paint, V8, runs
great, new carb., intake &
exhaust. $2500. Call
Woody at 305-852-9814.
97 Lincoln Towncar.
Better than showroom
condition. Must see!


97 Sebring Convertible.
V-6, automatic, green w/
tan top, 77K miles,
1360 Mopeds-
2003 Aprilla Atlantic
500. Excellent condition,
under400 miles. $3,000
OBO. Call 305-395-1300
1370 Trucks-
SUVs- Vans
**Looking For ASUV**
*We Got One ForYou*

04 Jeep Gr Cherokee
04 Jeep Liberty Limited
04 Ford ExplorerXLT
03 Ford Expedition XLT
03 Ford Escape XLS
03 Ford Explorer Sport
03 Mazda Tribute LX

Island Auto Sales
MM 27 Ramrod Key
02 Chevy Avalanche
V8, auto, sunroof, run-
ning boards, chrome
wheels, 1 owner, 41K
miles, $20K. 293-9906
93 Cust. Chevy Van
106K miles, good cond.
$4,000. Call 743-0342
after 5pm.
03 Dodge Ram 1500
Hemi, Quad Cab, 58K
miles, red. Loaded!
94 Jeep Laredo.
Runs well, looks good,
163k miles. $3,600 OBO.
87 Jeep Wrangler, 4x4.
Excellent cond, new mo-
tor, new paint, new top,
new tires. $5,500 obo
Call Bill 443-570-7954
1380 Campers-
Recreational Vehicles
Jayco 25' Eagle Series.
Has all extras. Excel
cond. Blue book $3550.
At Keys RV Park, Mthn.
$2300. 973-903-9504
Onan Camp Power
watts, LP, very low hrs,
great for travel trlr or truck
camper. 305-553-0503


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1380 Camper?-
Recreational Vehicles
RV Donations, Trailer
Motor Homes. Tax
Deductible at appraised
value when donated to a
43-yr-old non-reporting
501-C-3 charity. Maritime
Ministries, 305-289-4144
Trade for Sailboat of
equal value. 2004 Jayco
36' 5th wheel travel trail-
er. 2005 Chevy Silvera-
do, 2500 HD w/tow pkg.
Both immaculate. $70K
value. 406-581-5173
We buy and consign
RVs. Need late modeA
motor homes and travel
trailers. Top $$$. Holiday
RV's MM 100 451-4555
01 Terry 40' CLEAN
2-bed/slides, 12' awning,
ducted A/C, 30 amp, 2
battery + solar.
'04 Dodge 2500, 36K.
Both $42K($20K/$22K)
Key West, Deliver to MIA,
13 ft Scamp Camper
with electric brakes,
water tank, 12 volt
battery hook up, great
condition forweekend
getaways. $3500 obo.
305-296-4118. Lv msqr
29' Travel Trailer. Se-
contained. Loaded. Full
awning. Knights Key
Park. $6500.
1999 31ft Fifth wl trlr.
5000w gnratr. new wd-
firs, ac, tires, blinds, hitch
incl. cons joint sale of
truck & trailer. $12,500
obo. 305-849-0858
06 Ranger End Trailer,
16x7, tandem wheels,
ramp, side door, tie
downs & alarm. Like new.

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