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Publication Date: February 28, 2007
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Court in session
Mayor Mario Di Gennaro
and County Commissioner
Sonns McCoy are scheduled
for court Frida. to answer
charges they violated the
Sunshine Law by discussing
who would be the next
couniv maoor. See store.
Page 5.

Manager deadline
Islamorada Village
Manager Ganr Word is
given a March 8 deadline on
letting the Village Council
kno. if he intends to remain
on the job or take a position
in Treasure Island. See
stor,. Page 5.

College deal OK'd
The Florida Ke.N
Community College board
of trustees and incoming
college President Jill
Landesberg-Bo le ha e
reached agreement on a con-
tract. and she starts ,. ork
June 1. See storn. Page 8.

Bloomin' problem
The persistent algae
bloon in Florida Bay in the
ipper Ke,- s could change
plan, for remo. mng the Lake
Surprise Causeway as part
of the 18-Mile Stretch
. idening. See story, Pace 9.

Suspect at large.
Florida Highway Patrol
troopers are on the lookout
for the hit-and-run driver, in
a white pickup, who struck
and killed a bic\ lc;t in
Marathon Saturday. See
store, Page 3.


Business. .......... 13
Classifieds. ,. 1. ., .31
Crossword 11
Flisreng 28
LilIng 15
Obtituonres .., ,, 11
Opinion ,..... ... 6
Sports/Outdoors ..., .20


ACLU warns DI Gennaro


By ALYSON CREAN
a> rcan1(a'ke\ rnoer corn


The Kes chapter of the
American C II Liberties
Linion is read, to pursue a
lawsuit if Monroe County
Nlayor Mario Di Gennaro
doe'.n't apologize to Upper
Ke\, resident Kai, Thacker for
h.t' in her throA.n out of last
'\eek, Count\ Commission


Murder-


suicide


suspected

Couple found
shot inside van off
Card Sound Road
By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadlow@keynoter.com

The roof deck of the mus-
tard-colored house on Key
Largo's Anne Bonny Drive
offers a million-dollar view of
Florida Bay.
That's how much Jose and
Amarylis Lopez thought it was
worth. The Miami Realtors
priced the two-story canal-front
home at $997,777.
It was among the last views
seen by the Lopezes, who appar-
ently died of gunshot wounds
Thursday, shortly after leaving
the Anne Bonny Drive house on
the way back to Cutler Bay in
south Miami-Dade County.
"They both suffered gunshot
wounds, but everything the
investigators are seeing at this
phase of the investigation
appears to indicate a murder-
suicide," said Detective Alvaro
Zabaleta, a Miami-Dade
spokesman.
No official ruling on the
cause of the deaths has been
made, pending final reports


See MURDER / 4


Meeting ejection of Key Largo woman
spurs threat of lawsuit over free speech


0 .

meeting in Key Largo.
"We go to the Florida
ACLU," said Sara Lister, pres-
ident of the Florida Keys
chapter. "They are the ones
who can initiate a lawsuit."
"As far as an apology, you


can forget that," Di Gennaro
told the Keynoter Tuesday.
Di Gennaro told a Sheriff's
Office deputy- to remove
Thacker at the end of the all-
day Feb. 21 meeting after she
showed her disapproval of a
commission vote by holding
up her arm and giving a


thumbs-down gesture. Di
Gennaro warned her not to do
it again. When Thacker
responded by again holding up
her arm and gesturing, Di
Gennaro had her removed.
"I actually begged her not
to do it," he said. "I did not
want that to happen. I warned
her."
Monday, Thacker sent a

See ACLU /4


Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOW
MERMAID DREAMS: Rhys Krupa, 3, of Islamorada looks at mermaid carvings during the
weekend's Nautical Flea Market at Founders Park in Islamorada. The annual event drew
thousands of visitors over two days to buy anything and everything marine-related.



Pinkus bows out of race


Incumbent cites
voting conflicts
as reason
By DAVID BALL
dball@keynoter.com

It seems being a Cay Clubs
employee and a Marathon city
councilman no longer jibes for


sitting Councilman Jeff Pinkus,
who on Monday announced he
was ending his bid for re-election
in the March 13 election due to
voting conflicts.
"I have too much respect for
the residents of this city to do
anything other than what I feel is
in their best interest," Pinkus said
in a prepared statement; "As a


result, I am withdrawing my can-
didacy for Marathon City
Council."
Now five candidates are run-
ning for two open seats in the
city's first at-large election.
Incumbent Marjie Mearns is
running against challengers John
Bartus, Mike Cinque, Joan
"Bicycle Joanie" Nelson and Don


See PINKUS / 2


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Four are vying
for three seats
on commission
By DAVID BALL
dball@keynoter.com

With the election in
Marathon heating up and can-
didates in Key West already
starting to get organized, it
may be easy to forget that Key
Colony Beach is also having its
own City Commission election
March 13.
Three two-year terms are at
stake in the at-large election,
and incumbents Tucker
DeGraw, Ron Sutton and Jeff
Vorick are defending their
seats against newcomer Lester
Stevens.
According to the most
recent reports from the Monroe
County Supervisor of Elections
Office, Sutton leads all candi-
dates with money spent so far.
Sutton has spent $799.52 on
campaign signs, banners,
obtaining voter addresses,
stamps and copying letters to
mail out. Sutton has paid for
the items with a $1,000 loan
from himself.


Candidates can loan them-
selves any amount of money,
but outside contributions are
limited to $500 from an indi-
vidual or business. Both contri-
butions and expenses must bal-
ance out by the end of a cam-
paign.
DeGraw has spent the sec-
ond most, $425.80, nearly all
for campaign signs. DeGrav
loaned himself $100 and has
received-$600 in other contri-
butions.
Key Colony resident Helen
McDonough contributed $150,
while Richard and Judith
McDonough of Foxboro,
Mass., donated $100 each.
Massachusetts resident Cecelia
Perry donated $100.
DeGraw also received $150
worth of in-kind contributions
from Collectors Corner in
Marathon in the form of cam-
paign pins.
Lester has spent $256.22,
mostly for campaign signs.
Lester paid it with a $400 per-
sonal loan.
Vorick's campaign reports
may be the most simple: The
only expense is the 80-cents
fee for the elections office to


verify petitions for election
qualifying.
Vorick also lists a $100 per-
sonal loan as his only contribu-
tion.
The issues in this year's
election have been almost as
straightforward as the cam-
paign reporting.
The three incumbents have
stated desires to continue
working ongoing issues such as
the placement of utility wires
under city streets, addressing
sewer and boat-ramp problems,
and working out a new contract
for fire and emergency medical
services with the city of
Marathon.
The challenger Stevens said
he's not running against any
candidates or any particular
stances by the commission, but
simply wants to lend a new
voice to the board and become
more involved with city issues.
Key Colony Beach has
opted out of early voting,
which started for Marathon on
Monday.
Election Day voting will
occur from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
March 13 at Key Colony Beach
City Hall at 600 W. Ocean
Drive Voting requires a valid
photo I.D.


Pinkus still listed on ballot


PINKUS/ From 1

Vasil for the two-year terms.
Pinkus, a contractor by trade,
won election in 2003 and 2005
and served as Mayor in 2004. He
was hired as a project manager by
developer Cay Clubs Resorts and
Marinas in August 2005.
Pinkus announced his with-
drawal on a local morning radio
show and said as a project man-
ager for Cay Clubs, he has to
recuse himself from voting on
any issue that affects his employ-
er.
In a conversation with the
Keynoter, Pinkus added that he
would also be forced to recuse
himself on many other citywide
issues mostly involving
changes to the city's land devel-
opment regulations simply
because they could potentially
impact Cay Clubs.
Pinkus said a prime example
was when he recused himself as
the rest of the council approved
an ordinance allowing the trans-
fer of building rights in
November.
"I was a very strong propo-
nent to go one-for-one on the
affordable housing requirement,
and it only went to 30 percent,"


he said. "It was a loss of afford-
able housing, and I had absolute-
ly no say in it"
Pinklis, who had first stated he
would not seek re-election before
entering the race on the final day
of candidate qualifying, sounded
sorrowful as he described how he
came to the decision over the
weekend after conversations with
friends and some personal reflec-
tion.
"One thing I'm very much
known for is the good due dili-
gence research, and I thought I
had done enough of that to make
my decision to run for city coun-
cil," he said. "It was me realizing,
'My god, is it more of a detriment
for the city for me to be there?'"
Pinkus' announcement comes
too late for his name to be
removed from the ballot, County
Supervisor of Elections Harry
Sawyer said, as early voting has
begun and more than 184 absen-
tee ballots have already been
returned.
Any votes for Pinkus would
be ignored in the counting.
"Right now we are actually
prepared for voting and voting is
going on," Sawyer said. "The
programming is set, and we can't
go in and start manipulating the
programming."


Sawyer said elections officials
are adding a written notice to all
absentee ballots now being
requested, and workers are ver-
bally informing residents who are
early voting.
Early voting began Monday
and runs to March 9 at the
Marathon Elections Office on
63rd Street. Voting hours are
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and
voting requires a valid photo I.D.
Election. Day voting will
occur from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
March 13 at the American Legion
at 4115 Overseas Highway, the
First Baptist Church on 62nd
Street, Kirk of the Keys
Presbyterian Church at 8877
Overseas Highway and the
Marathon Moose Lodge on 1st
Avenue.
Also on the ballot will be a
non-binding referendum asking
voters whether the city election
date should be moved to coincide
with the November elections.
The City Council has said they
may use the information to possi-
bly change the date.
Tonight from 6:30 to 8 p.m.,
the Keynoter hosts a candidate
forum on the Marathon
Government Center. It will be
broadcast on Comcast Cable
Channel 76.


Nursing director
at hospital resigns

Lower Keys Medical
Center Chief Nursing Officer
SulMe Martenson has resigned
her position.
Hospital Chief Executive
Officer Nikki Will declined
to publicly discuss the admin-
istrative issue or whether the
reimnarion as amicable.
She did say, however, that
the resignation would not
affect the hospital', ern icer or
its partnership with the
Florida Keys Community
Crll-lge nursing program
College spokeswoman Lydia
Estenoz said she had not
received \. ord on
Mortenson's resignation.



Due to a reporting error.
a headline and article in
the Feb. 17 edition con-
tained incorrect informa-
tion about results of a
Monroe County School
District employee survey.
Of 440 who responded to
a question about housing
preferences, 73 percent
indicated interest in own-
ing a home or apartment.
not in renting. Of 617 who
answered 'a question on
living status, 57 percent
indicated they own a
home and 42 percent rent
either a home or apart-
ment.



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-
ming:
South Beach, Key
West.
Higgs Beach, Key
West.



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Wednesday, February 28, 2007 3


Cinque, Nelson, Vasil rebuke council


Mearns, Bartus
defend actions at
Monday debate
By DAVID BALL
dball@keynoter.com

Marathon City Council candi-
dates squared off in a debate
Monday night sponsored by the
Greater Marathon Chamber of
Commerce, and viewers seemed
to get a good glimpse into the
five's stances and abilities in pub-
lic discourse.
Candidate Mike Cinque sat in
the mayor's center chair at the
Marathon Government Center
that night and, along with candi-
dates Joanie Nelson and Don
Vasil, took current and past coun-
cils to task over perceived inef-
fectiveness in several policy
areas.
Incumbent Marjie Mearns and
past councilman and mayor John
Bartus defended their tenures and
gave examples of past and cur-
rent successes that warrant their
return to the dais.
Cinque began by asking why
the council has not moved for-
ward on city beautification,
including using the city's unsafe
structure's board to condemn the
abandoned Quay restaurant as it
has condemned some residences.
Nelson, who again spoke on a
platform of "protecting the little
people of Marathon," said large
developers should be made to
help landscape the city.
Vasil, who spoke mostly in
general terms, said the council
should support the small-business
community's ability to take care


Keynoter Staff
A Marathon woman was
killed Saturday when she was
struck by an unknown driver
while riding her bike across U.S.
1.
According to the Florida
Highway Patrol, 43-year-old
Crystal Sue Moyer was crossing
the southbound lanes of U.S. 1 at
91 st Street on a Roadmaster bike
when she was hit by a white pick-
up that fled. Moyer was thrown
from her bike into the path of a
second vehicle, a 1999 Ford sport
utility vehicle driven by Dionisio
Cisneros, 46, of Marathon, who
stopped.
Patrol Lt. David Folsom said


of its own properties.
Bartus said the city is still
young and needs to wait until
central sewer pipes are installed
before trees and landscaping are
added to city streets.
Mearns echoed Bartus and
added that the city does have
ordinances in place to address
beautification, including new
impact fees.
The panel also disagreed on
perceptions of residents' ability to
obtain building permits from the
city, which Cinque, Nelson and
Vasil said is skewed against resi-
dents and makes it easier for larg-
er developers with hired consult-
ants.
Bartus said completion of the
city land development regula-
tions should free up the planning
and building departments to
focus more on construction per-
mits, although the process may
need to be streamlined.
Mears said she has received
compliments on the city's permit-
ting process, and that many of the
hardships may be due to residents
not having all the necessary
paperwork and other data ready
during the application.
The panel saw a similar divide
on how the council has handled
workforce housing, preserving
the working waterfront and
installing and funding waste-
water.
With the latter, Bartus repeat-
ed his experience in lobbying to
"ensure the state remains a part-
ner ... and make sure that the
money does show up, and shows
up in a timely fashion."
With city spending, Mearns


troopers have no further leads on
the hit-and-run suspect. "We
could use any help," he said, not-
ing that they are looking for a
white pickup truck, "probably a
Chevy or GMC, half-ton or three-
quarter-ton model."
Folsom said Cisneros does not
face charges in the incident, and
that "it appears the person we're
looking for actually propelled the
bicycle into the path of
[Cisneros'] SUV."
Anyone with any information
should contact the patrol at 289-
2383 in Marathon, or (305) 470-
2500 in Miami. Cpl. Ray Puentes
is the investigating trooper.


said the city is "doing well," and
doesn't understand much of resi-
dents' complaining, while Bartus
acknowledged some excess
spending and made a pledge to
achieve a rollback millage if
elected.
Spending was a chief concern
for the other three candidates,


with Cinque saying departmental
costs have increased up to 15 per-
cent per year, and "I don't know
of too many business people that
have 15 percent increases in oper-
ating costs per year."
Vasil said the economic slow-
down for most Marathon busi-
ness has not translated to the city,


and that "even many of the devel-
opment projects are not moving
forward, yet city spending contin-
ues on wildly."
Nelson said the city needs to
"cut this bureaucracy" that has
increased costs, as well as stop
"wasting money on studies ad
nauseum by outsiders."


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4 Wednesday, February 28, 2007


Keys News


A waterfront
home in Key ...,.
Largo apparent
ly was the last o04 _M. E
place a Miami 5
couple was
seen. The cou-
pie, Jose and
Amarylis Lopez,
was found
dead Monday,
loff Card Sound
Road.

Keynoter photo by
KEVIN WADLOW


Couple ran Good News Realty


MURDER / From I

from the Miami-Dade medical
examiner.
Anne Bonny Drive neigh-
bors told Monroe County
Sheriff's Office deputies they
saw Jose and the couple's white
Toyota van on Wednesday, the
day before the Lopezes were
scheduled to show the home.
Jose and Amarylis, better
known as Amy, jointly ran the
Good News Realty office on
Old Cutler Road in south
.Miami-Dade. The Anne Bonny
Drive home, decorated with a
school of dolphin fish, reported-
ly was owned by the couple as
an investment.
Family members alerted
Miami-area media outlets
Friday the Lopezes never
returned, despite having called
to say they were on the way to
pick up their two youngest chil-
dren, ages 3 and 6.
Sgt. David Carey directed
local deputies to join the search,


Jose and Amarylis 'Amy'
Lopez jointly ran a Miami-
area realty office, which list-
ed a Key Largo home on its
web site.

driving Card Sound Road all
the way to Florida City.
"Our officers particularly
were looking for signs of a
vehicle accident," said Deputy
Becky Herrin, public informa-


tion officer.
Late in the morning Monday,
a helicopter spotted a white van,
parked on a rough dirt road a
short distance south of Florida
City.
The van was well out of
sight of the Card Sound Road
pavement. "I don't think there
was any way to have seen the
vehicle without using the heli-
copter," Herrin said.
The bodies of Jose, 42, and
Amarylis, 31, were found inside
the vehicle, dead of gunshot
wounds.
Zabaleta said he could not
discuss details of the case that
suggest a murder-suicide.
Family members told Miami
media outlets that they were not
aware of any problems with the
couple.
A local detective was sta-
tioned outside the Key Largo
house on Monday, but Herrin
said it appeared unlikely that
the local home will figure
prominently in the investiga-
tion.


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ACLU says mayor


behaved 'illegally'


ACLU / From I

formal complaint to the ACLU
of Florida.
"I feel my freedom of
speech was violated, debased,
stomped on," Thacker wrote.
"And I am fearful of attending
other [commission] meetings
due to the fact of Mayor Di
Gennaro saying he can stop
me from attending these meet-
ings."
"There is no authority
inherent in the position of
mayor to bar Ms. Thacker, or
any other person, from future
meetings," County Attorney
Suzanne Hutton wrote in an e-
mail.
"These cases don't happen
if people are sensible," Lister
said. "It's totally illegal what
he did."
Lister sent the ACLU letter
to all of the commissioners.
"The mayor has behaved
not only inappropriately, but
illegally," she wrote. "The
commission should take
action immediately to ensure
that Mayor Di Gennaro, if he
retains that position, recog-
nizes his responsibilities to
the public, and particularly to
those who take an interest in
public business and are well
enough informed to take part
in it and express their views
regarding the commission's
decisions. Ms. Thacker
deserves and should receive a
public apology."
"I disagree with the letter,"
Di Gennaro said. "She wasn't
recognized. She was disrup-
tive. She was making faces,
booing."
"I did not make a sound,"
Thacker said. "All I did was


gesture. Something has to be
done about this angry man we
have as a mayor."
"Unlike some local govern-
ments, we do not have an ordi-
nance setting forth what con-
stitutes an impermissible dis-
ruption of the commission
meetings," Hutton said in her
e-mail. "There is case law
which supports the authority
of a mayor to maintain order
in the meeting room, and the
removal of disruptive persons
from a local governing body's
meeting as a reasonable regu-
lation of time, place and man-
ner."
Sheriff Rick Roth said his
deputy was prepared.
"We had this discussion
maybe two weeks ago in this
office," Roth said, "when the
mayor [previously] threatened
to have [Thacker] removed."
Roth said he understood
that case law does give the
mayor the authority to eject
someone from a meeting.
"I told the deputy to do
what the mayor directed him
to do," Roth said. "He was
acting bn a prior directive."
Both Hutton and Di
Gennaro said Thacker was
"disruptive" earlier in the Feb.
21 meeting. Di Gennaro has
admonished her at previous
meetings for clapping and
talking in the audience.
"I did quietly tell her to
keep it down," Commissioner
Sylvia Murphy said. "As
someone who's prone to do it,
I'm very much against speak-
ing out from the audience. I
actually advised her a few
months ago to just give a
thumbs up or down when she
doesn't agree."


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Council sets Word's job timeline


Village manager
has until March 8
to make decision
By DAVID GOODHUE
dgoodhue@keysreporter.com

Islamorada Village Manager
Gary Word has until March 8 to
tell Village Council members
whether he's staying in the Keys
or accepting a job as Treasure
Village's city manager, council
members said.
At Thursday's council meet-
ing, some of Word's harshest crit-
ics asked him to rescind his resig-
nation, which they demanded and
got in January.
Word said he would consider
withdrawing his resignation. But
the next day it was revealed he's
one of four candidates for the
Treasure Island post in Pinellas
County.
Treasure Island's City Council


is expected to announce its
choice on March 1. Word is
scheduled to meet with city offi-
cials today and Thursday.
Word said Tuesday he "owes
it to his family" to go up for the
meeting with the Treasure Island
officials, and that he made a com-
mitment to do so before last
Thursday's meeting.
Islamorada Mayor Chris Sante
said his colleagues decided at a
special meeting Monday to give
Word until the council's March 8
meeting to make his decision
known.
If he chooses to go to Treasure
Island, the council will hold a
meeting March 22 to "define
guidelines" for hiring another vil-
lage manager, Sante said..
Councilwoman Cathi Hill said
the council decided Monday that
Deputy Village Manager Ed
Koconis would be interim man-
ager if Word decides to leave.


Council members are also sup-
posed to turn over to village staff
their opinions of what character-
istics a new manager should
have, Hill said.
Word resigned in January after
critics on the council, chief
among them Vice Mayor Michael
Reckwerdt, voiced dissatisfaction
with Word's management style.
Theysalsocriticized Word for
problems plaguing Plantation
Key Colony's sewer system,
which resulted in an ongoing
investigation by the Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection.
But Reckwerdt said at
Thursday's meeting that since
Word turned in his resignation,
his management style has
improved, and he asked him to
stay on. Word told the council he
would think it over.
Since it came out that Word
was on the short list for the
Treasure Island job, he had said
he would meet with that city's
officials, but was seriously con-
sidering staying with Islamorada.
Word met with Islamorada
council members individually
this week, he said, to see if their
views of his management style
have changed.
He said, "I thought it was a
good exchange."
Jeff Jensen, spokesman for
Treasure Village, said Word is a
strong candidate, and the only
one with experience in a seaside
town, which makes him familiar
with tropical storm issues. Some
issues working against Word's
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Keynoter Staff


Monroe County Mayor Mario
Di Gennaro and Commissioner
Sonny McCoy are expected to be
in court Friday morning for their
arraignments on noncriminal
charges of violating the state's
Sunshine Law that governs open
government.
Last month, State Attorney
Mark Kohl charged them with
after investigating an alleged
conversation Sept. 13 between
then-Mayor McCoy and new
Commissioner DiGennaro fol-
lowing a County Commission
meeting in Key Largo.
The two reportedly discussed
the position of county mayor for
which the board was scheduled to
vote in November. The conversa-
tion allegedly occurred following
the adjournment of the meeting.
Di Gennaro was elected
mayor by his colleagues that
month.
Florida's Sunshine Law pro-
hibits "the gathering of two or
more members of the same board
to discuss some matter which
will foreseeably come before that
board for action," according to a
Sunshine Law guide compiled by


the Attorney General's Office.
If found guilty, the two could
'each fined $500." More egre-
gious violations of the Sunshine
Law, such as secret or out-of-
state meetings, can be charged as
second-degree misdemeanors.
Di Gennaro and McCoy are
scheduled to appear at 9 a.m.
Friday before County Judge
Wayne Miller in Key West,
Neither has filed paperwork indi-
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Housing questions clear,

the answers not so

We could plead being colorblind.
But that doesn't quite make up for transposing data in an
important School District housing survey and reaching an erro-
neous conclusion.
That's what happened in our Feb. 17 report on the results of
a districtwide survey of teachers, administrators and non-class-
room staff.
In looking at a pie chart with a color-coded legend, our
reporter lumped together two slices and reached the wrong
conclusion: That more employees responding were interested
in renting, not owning.
In fact, the data shows 73 percent of the 440 respondents
indicated a preference for owning. And 26 percent preferred to
rent. One percent indicated no preference.
Our editorial that followed on Feb. 21 was headlined:
"Housing survey reveals need for rentals."
It could just as easily been headlined: "Housing survey
reveals need for housing."
Because 57 percent of the employees who responded already
own a home, the preference to own, not rent, seems rather obvi-
ous.
Perhaps even more revealing is the section where only renters
were asked to describe their monthly expenses for rent plus
utilities. Of the 291 renters who participated, 35 percent report-
ed spending more than $1,400 per month for housing and util-
ities. Another 33 percent spent $1,000 to $1,300, per month.
Eighteen percent spent under $1,000 per month, and those
are the most threatened in the Keys high cost housing environ-
ment.
What makes this survey and the conclusions so important is
pretty obvious.
The Monroe County School Board, along with other govern-
mental bodies, has concluded that housing costs are having an
adverse impact on its ability to deliver services.
In the case of the school system, those housing costs are also
driving away the very families whose children provide the soul
and substance of a public education system.
Tonight, the School Board will hold a public workshop at 6
p.m. at Sugarloaf School's media center to discuss a proposal
for 36 affordable units to be built on a corer of the school
property.
Protesters already showed up with signs outside the school
Tuesday, clearly opposed to this development in this location at
this time.
And time, you see, is the one commodity that's-quickly run-
ning out for those already in the system and those who will
replace those teachers and administrators and school staff who
retire, sell and move away.
We already hear complaints about the number of substitute
teachers being pressed into service to keep classrooms staffed.
And the survey found 146 School District employees indi-
cating pending retirement within three to five years. Another
109 plan to retire in the next five to 10 years.
Unless some breakthroughs happen, the results of future sur-
veys will become moot as fewer district employees are left to
answer the questions.

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Crist needs to make ocean health a priority


EDITOR:
The Joint Ocean Commission Initiative issued
its second annual U.S. Ocean Policy Repdrt Card
on Jan. 30. Our nation's overall average is a C-
minus. Despite actions at all government levels,
ocean policy reform is moving at a snail's pace,
with little funding to support it.
Here in Florida, we have an opportunity to
turn that tide and make ourselves a leader in
ocean policy along the way. Gov. Charlie Crist
and his administration now have a choice: They
could proceed with business as usual or they
could choose another course, sustainability.
While the governor must balance many fac-
tors, including the daunting task of insurance,
now is the time for insight and forward thinking
if we are to protect the public health, welfare and
safety in a new world of stronger hurricanes, ris-
ing sea-levels, red tides and declining fish popu-
lations. In doing so, he will ensure healthy and
vibrant ocean and coastal ecosystems that are
crucial to our sustained economic well-being,
public health and standard of living.
Gov. Crist has the ability to freshen the atmos-
phere in state agencies that too often favor policy
outcomes that make an orphan of sound science.
Further opportunity rests with his new adminis-.
tration like the head of the Florida Department
of Community Affairs Tom Pelham, responsible
for growth management; Mike Sole, head of the
Florida Department of Environmental Protection;
the Environmental Regulatory Commission; the
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission;


and, last but not least, the governing boards of
the state's water management districts.
Most importantly, Gov. Crist should imple-
ment several policy recommendations offered by
both the Florida Coastal and Ocean Coalition in-
its blueprint (www.nrdc.org/oceans/flori
da/flfuture.asp) and the Joint Ocean
Commission Initiative's report card (www.join-
toceancommission.org). Such recommenda-
tions include:
Create an office of environmental affairs in
the executive office of the governor to coordinate
.scattered programs and provide unified leader-
ship, with citizen involvement, for ocean and
coastal management.
Fund the Florida Oceans and Coastal
Resources Council and ocean research priorities
identified by the council.
With public involvement, create a state cli-
mate plan by the end of 2007. Such a plan ought
to protect Florida from the worst of global warm-
ing's impacts, reduce Florida's global warming
emissions and lead our state toward a clean
renewable energy future that creates jobs and
boosts our economy.
Reevaluate the 20 year-old Coastal
Construction Control Line Program in order to
ensure the program is accomplishing its coastal
resource protection goals.
Ericka D'Avanzo, Sarah Chasis
Florida Coastal and Ocean Coalition
Jensen Beach


Public has a right to disapprove of government


EDITOR:
Our chapter of the American Civil Liberties
Union'has received repeated complaints about
Mayor Mario Di Gennaro's treatment of Monroe
County citizens who attend County Commission
meetings and express disagreement with deci-
sions and/or comments made by the commission.
Unfortunately, the Feb. 21 commission meet-
ing was another example of the mayor's inability
to deal with dissent in a temperate and judicious
manner. His actions in ordering Sheriff's Office
personnel to eject Kay Thacker from the meeting
were in clear violation of her First Amendment
and Fourteenth Amendment rights, and contrary
to Florida law and Monroe County's own proce-
dures.
We watched the entire meeting on television.
Rightly, Ms. Thacker was permitted to make her
comments regarding agenda item R-1 without
interruption or unpleasantness. Apparently, how-
ever, her gesture expressing'disappointment with
the commission's decision (a gesture directed
only at the commission) annoyed the mayor. Her
action was silently to put her thumb down, her
arms above her head. This was an expression of
disapproval that did riot interrupt or impede the
meeting in any manner.
The mayor ordered her ejection.
Commission meetings are public forums, open
to everyone, unless they are closed to the public
for specific and justifiable reasons. Since they are
public, and in fact are so in order to afford
Monroe County citizens an opportunity to
observe the commission's deliberations and to
formulate and express their opinions, the mayor's
action was therefore [possibly] illegal under
established precedents.
The government's power to limit free expres-
sion in commission meetings (unfortunately, the
mayor was acting for all five commissioners,
since none of them protested his action) is subject
to the strictures of the First and Fourteenth
amendments of the U.S. Constitution. Free


expression may be reasonably limited by rules,
such as those of the commission, that restrict
time, place and manner of public expression.
The mayor of Monroe County does not have
the authority to order a member of the public to
be removed from a public meeting unless that
person has actedin a way that can reasonably be
defined as disorderly within the meaning of coun-
ty procedures. Ms. Thacker's conduct at the Feb.
21 meeting-was not disorderly and did not violate
procedures.
The mayor's authority is limited by the
Constitution, Florida statute and Monroe County
ordinance. The rest of the commission should
review and reconsider their responsibilities to
protect the public and the public's right to free
expression with the county lawyer.
Sara Lister, president
Florida Keys ACLU
William Bradford Jr., chairman
Chapter Legal Committee, Key West


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Keynoter Keys ODinion Wednesday, February 28, 2007 7


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Latrice Jackson, Denise Sosa, Ashley Greve and Melissa Barrera
successfully completed the American Red Cross Safe Sitters
course taught by instructor Steven Oforio (left). The Zonta Club of
Marathon sponsored it.

Students are safer sitters


EDITOR:
On behalf of the students from
Marathon High School and
myself, we -would like to express
our sincere gratitude to the Zonta
Club of Marathon, which made it
possible for our students to take
the American Red Cross Safe
Sitter course.
This course trained students in


first aide, cardiopulmonary resus-
citation, and what to do in an
emergency situation when
babysitting.
Thank you again to Zonta for
its support in making this happen
for our students.
Cathy Grostefon,
Job Coach
Marathon High School


No change for Lucky's Landing


EDITOR:
I am opposed to the rezoning
of Lucky's Landing to urban resi-
dential.
At recent workshops for the
Liveable CommuniKeys master
plan for the Lower Keys, it was
very clear that the citizens are
very happy with the current situa-
tion and are very opposed to large
multi-family buildings such as
being requested by the applicant.
As is stated in the comprehen-
sive plan policy on the county
Web site, the plan will include a


community-character element and
include design guidelines for
buildings. Therefore, it is very
wrong to approve a zoning
change while the county is hold-
ing workshops with the commu-
nity.
Please do not approve the first
big condominium project in the
Lower Keys.
Mike Wiggins, treasurer
Lucky's Landing
Homeowners'
Association
Little Torch Key


Let Hendrick spill the beans


EDITOR:
The conviction of former
Monroe County Attorney James
Hendrick suggests the FBI does-
n't understand l5ubba justice
Keys-style.
However, now that they have
-the former county attorney, they
should make a deal to get others
who have been bad over the past
10 years. Hendrick knows all the
deals made to take care of the
big developers while the average
citizen was being screwed by
Growth Management, Code


Enforcement and county govern-
ment in general.
Get him to spill the beans for
a slight reduction in the sentence
he will serve and maybe the peo-
ple here will feel better about
local government. Imagine the
secrets he knows about back-
door deals allowing giant devel-
opments and other land-use
amendments that passed quietly
despite the protests of local resi-
dents.
Tony Napr
Islamorada


Marathon flights too expensive


EDITOR:
A major airline has just started
to have regular flights into
Marathon. It's about time, after
all the money that has been spent
upgrading the terminal, etc.
So I went over there and
checked on the price of a round-
trip ticket to Raleigh-Durham -
$648. That seemed kind of high
to me, so I asked how much from


Fort Lauderdale to Raleigh-
Durham $192 round trip. That
is a $456 difference just to fly out
of Marathon.
I wonder if this airline is not
taking advantage of being the
only scheduled air carrier. Is this
what some people would call
price gouging?
L.T. Ward
Marathon Shores


A thumbs down to mayor

for stifling free speech


Our constitutionally challenged Monroe
County mayor, Mario Di Gennaro, might
want to tour Naval Air Station Key West to
see when an ejection button is really needed.
Because he certainly has no clue right now.
In the few months since his County
Commission colleagues named him mayor,
Di Gennaro has trampled on the right of free
speech in the name of what he calls keeping
order at commission meetings.
And he's done this by violating the very
county policy on meeting decorum he claims
to try to maintain.
You've likely heard about the latest sad
episode. It happened at the Feb.
21 commission meeting in Key
Largo, just after a 4-1 vote allow-
ing a resort development at mile
marker 99.
Resident Kay Thacker, who for
some reason gets under Di
Gennaro's skin more than any-
one, gave a thumbs-down gesture
three times. .
This was enough for Di
Gennaro to order a Sheriff's
Office deputy to lead her out of
the meeting with just three Larry
minutes left to go. At least the Keynote
mayor was polite as he banished
her --and give some credit to County Clerk
Danny Kolhage, who continued-his work as
if nothing was going on.
Here's how it played out:
Kolhage: "R-2 is a public hearing to con-
sider approval of a resolution for a budget
amendment to the general fund..."
It's 5:43:56 p.m. Thumbs down No. 1.
Di Gennaro: "Kay, that's out of order.
You're out of order. Miss Thacker, you are
out of order. That is not correct; no one's
conducting themselves this way here and I
forbid..."
5:44:06. Thumbs down No. 2.
Kolhage: "The unincorporated..."
Di Gennaro: "Sheriff, remove her..."
Kolhage: "...service district...
Di Gennaro: "If she does it one more
time, remove her. Only if she does it one
more time. Please don't do it anymore.
Please, please be so kind."
5:44:19. Third time's a charm.
Di Gennaro: "Remove her."
Unidentified: "Ah, Judas Priest."
Kolhage: "...parks and recreation fund..."
Di Gennaro mayor by political fluke,
Snot public acclamation apparently felt
Thacker violated Section 1.14 of the County
Commission's administrative procedures,
which reads:
"Any person making impertinent or slan-
derous remarks or who becomes boisterous
while addressing the commission shall be
barred from further audience before the com-
mission by the presiding officer, unless per-
mission to continue or again address the


commission be granted by the majority vote
of the commission."
Merriam-Webster defines "impertinent"
thusly: "Not restrained within due or proper
bounds especially of propriety or good taste"
or "given to or characterized by insolent
rudeness."
Thacker said nothing. She remained seat-
ed. She merely pointed her thumbs down.
But she gets kicked out because the mayor
already with a reputation, deserved or not,
for being a bully doesn't like the gesture.
"He has forgotten our constitutional rights.
I was flabbergasted that I couldn't express
my opinion," she told me.
By any measure, Thacker did
not violate the administrative pro-
cedures. But Di Gennaro did
because he's the one who became
"boisterous" rather than let a resi-
dent'of this county silently protest
a commission vote.
Let's go back a few weeks
S more, to the Feb. 8 commission
'r, workshop and meeting on the job
S status of County Administrator
Tom Willi. Again, Di Gennaro
Kahn decided free speech is not allowed
,r Editor in the commission chamber. This
was made even more odd by the
fact that he agreed with the speech he was
silencing.
The "speech" was in the form of residents
wearing shirts stating their support for Willi.
Di Gennaro who later voted to keep Willi
as administrator told those donning the
shirts (including his wife) to remove them.
He said they "can't be publicly displayed in
this room."
The bizarre factor goes up even more:
County Attorney Suzanne Hutton agreed,
saying something to the effect that the Willi
supporters' point was made and there was no
longer reason to keep the shirts on.
It seems pretty obvious the county attorney
hasn't read the First Amendment lately. If
she had, she would have told the mayor he
couldn't order the shirts removed.
I asked Sheriff Rick Roth where this puts
whatever deputy is assigned to the commis-
sion meetings. His short answer: In an
uneasy position.
Referring to the Thacker ejection, Roth
said, "If she had refused to walk out, I don't
know what we would have done."
But Roth does have some advice for the
mayor if in the future Di Gennaro believes
someone is disrupting a meeting and the
attending deputy doesn't agree: "I'm going
to suggest to Mario he adjourn the meeting,
walk away from it.... I'm going to suggest he
adjourn the meeting, or at least recess it. And
I think that's the appropriate thing to do."
I was going to call the mayor and ask him
his thoughts' on all of this, but feared he'd
eject me from this column.


Keynoter


Wednesday, February 28, 2007 7


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K-sy- News


Keynoter


Board OK's contract for new FKCC president


New president will
serve with Seeker
for final 2 months
By CHRISTINE BRADEN
cbraden@keynoter.com

The Florida Keys Com-
munity College board of
trustees on Monday approved a
contract for incoming college
President Jill Landesberg-
Boyle, who will replace Bill
Seeker's when he retires July
31.
All that's to be done is a
background check through the


Florida Department of Law
Enforcement.
Landesberg-Boyle's first day
on the job would be June 1. The
early start date would allow her
to have several weeks of over-
lap time with Seeker before she
takes over fully.
"I feel very comfortable
with [the overlap period]," said
Seeker, who has been the col-
lege president since 1979. "I
have 38 years in this [educa-
tion] system and I think some
of it would be good for her to
know about."
The agreed-upon contract


will include a $150,000 salary,
a one-year housing allowance
of $30,000 and up to $20,000 in
relocation money from the
Florida Keys Educational
Foundation, the college's foun-
dation, provided by an anony-
mous donor. The school has
also agreed to provide use of a
car for business conducted by
the president.
On her own dime,
Landesberg-Boyle will join
Seeker at the Council of
Presidents for Florida
Community Colleges during
the state legislative session that
begins in March.
"I'm just ecstatic. I feel very,


very honored to accept the
position," she said. "I recognize
that there is a great deal of pub-
lic trust riding on this and I plan
to not just meet it, but to exceed
it."
Landesberg-Boyle will
move to the Keys with her hus-
band Vincent and 6-year-old
twins, Joshua and Aliyah, from
Williamsport, Pa., where she
currently works as vice presi-
dent for student affairs at the
Pennsylvania College of
Technology.
Landesberg-Boyle has said


her first major focuses would
.be to increase enrollment,
extend mor6 community out-
reach, develop additional finan-
cial resources and strengthen
the quality of education.
Her appointment followed a
national search that garnered
more than 60 applicants to
replace Seeker.
After a whittling-put
process, the college board
named Landesberg-Boyle its
top choice Feb. 11 and began to
negotiate a contract with her
immediately.


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State Rep. Ron Saunders is
conducting a second sewer sum-
mit Thursday aimed at divvying
up a possible $20 million for
sewers from the state.
The meeting begins at 5:30
Thursday at the Marathon
Government Center and will be
televised live on Comcast
Channel 76 as well as on the
Internet at http://monroe
cofl.virtualtownhall.net.
"In order to prevent what hap-
pened last year," Saunders said,
"fighting over it, we decided to
try and reach consensus before
the legislative session, rather than
after."
Proposed legislation would
allot $20 million to local sewer
projects and give the county and
municipalities until November to
come to a consensus on how to


spend it.
Saunders says he also hopes to
come up with an overall estimat-
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says having a big-picture idea of
the expense will make it easier to
present the county's case when
seeking federal dollars to offset
costs.

Community group
forms in Key West
What is called the Old Town
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for the first Friday of each month
at St. Peter's Episcopal Church at
800 Center St., Key West, at 5:30
p.m.
The group formed to work
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'Wedniesday, February 28, 2007 9


Feds nix Coast Guard

housing in Marathon


Agency looking
at other options
for its crews
By DAVID BALL
dball@keynoter.com

It seems one federal agency
won't let another federal agency
build housing on its land in the
Keys.
The U.S. Broadcasting Board
of Governors has decided not to
let the U.S. Coast Guard con-
struct 22 housing units on the
Marathon property where the
U.S. Office of Cuba
Broadcasting operates radio tow-
ers transmitting American news
to Cuba via Radio Marti. The
property is across from
Sombrero County Club's-golf
course.
Joe O'Connell, public affairs
director for the Board of
Governors, said the chief con-
cerns are possible interference
with the radio signal and a liabil-
ity of exposing families to possi-
ble radiation.
"We certainly understand the
need for the housing, but we saw
some potential problems with
our ability to operate the site,"
O'Connell said. "Not withstand-
ing the fact that, strictly speak-
ing, the standards for exposure to
the electromagnetic field are not
in excess of acceptable levels, we
are still concerned about safety,
just as we are on our other sites."
The four radio towers located
on 38 acres in the Sombrero sub-
division transmit a constant
medium-frequency AM broad-
cast. O'Connell wouldn't say
how much power the system uses
for security purposes.
The site is bordered by a resi-
dential neighborhood on one
side. Coast Guard officials held
public meetings in the fall of last
year and came to a basic consen-


sus with neighbors over the
plans, including improving road
access and leaving the mangrove
fringe in tact.
O'Connell said the Coast
Guard recently asked the Board
of Governors to reconsider the
decision, but that would be high-
ly unlikely.
The Coast Guard now has to
consider other ways to spend $10
million in allocated housing
funds, said Lt. Cmdr. John Lang
of the Coast Guard Civil
Engineering Department in
Miami.
"Our consultant will be look-
ing at other alternatives, which
will be to either buy land, buy
existing houses or redevelop cur-
rently owned Coast Guard prop-
erty," Lang said.
"Our overarching strategy to
build family houses in the Keys
definitely exists, and we have the
funds to do it."
Lang said Coast Guard
Station Marathon near mile
marker 48 holds only one officer
residence and a few units for
traveling officers, but there is not
enough room for the type of
housing proposed.
The Coast Guard currently
locates apartments, homes and
other housing for the 40 or so
officers and their families sta-
tioned in Marathon.
Lang said issues with obtain-
ing new building permits through
the Keys' rate-of-growth-ordi-
nance allocation system might
make building new housing
impossible.
"ROGO has been a constrain-
ing factor on land acquisition,
but still may drive us into buying
existing homes," Lang said.
"That was part of the reason the
federal land on Sombrero Key
was so attractive. It's still our
preferred plan, and we haven't
given up hope yet."


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Bloom impacts dredge plans


Experts consider
if it would cause
more damage
By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadlow@keynoter.com


The persistent algae bloom in
northeast Florida Bay could
change plans to remove the fill
that created the Lake Surprise
Causeway in Key Largo.
Uncertainty about what.
caused the bloom of blue-green
algae worried Florida Keys
National Marine Sanctuary advi-
sors at the sanctuary panel's Feb.
20 meeting in Marathon.
"The Sanctuary Advisory
Council and staff want to take
another look at the causeway
removal to see if this is some-
thing we want to see go forward,"
said Cheva Heck, sanctuary com-
munications manager.
Meeting that brings together
experts from several state and
federal agencies is being planned.
At the Feb. 20 sanctuary ses-
sion, experts told the panel that a
combination of factors likely trig-
gered the algae bloom.
Those factors include the busy
2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons,
along with construction work to
widen U.S. 1 between Key Largo
and Florida City.
Scientists from the Miami-
Dade Department of
Environmental Resource
Management, the Environmental
Research Center at Florida
International University, and the
NOAA Meteorological
Laboratory spoke at the Feb. 20
session.
"They all said essentially the
same thing, that the bloom cannot
be entirely attributed to just hurri-
canes, or just the dredging
alone," Heck said.
Massive flows of freshwater
into the brackish bay likely
played a major role, but nutrients
and phosphorous put into the bay
by the construction work may be
keeping the bloom alive, the sci-
entists related. ,-


That led to the suggestion that
a new look should be taken at the
plan to dredge the causeway laid
through Lake Surprise by Henry.
Flagler's railroad crews.
"This is something that every-
one believed would be beneficial
in terms of restoring the water
flows," Heck said. "But the
Florida Bay modeling informa-
tion now is more than a decade
old."
Under one speculative sce-
nario, massive dredging might do
more harm than good if it triggers
"an ecological phase change"
where the environment adapts to
unusual conditions such as the
algae bloom so that it
becomes the natural state.
The blue-green algae is not
toxic itself, but density of the


growth has blocked out sunlight
over large areas of northeast
Florida Bay, causing seagrass
die-offs and affecting fishing.
The scientists reported that the
overall scale of the bloom has
diminished, but concentrations of
the algae remain high in some
areas.
"That area does not have good
water circulation, and we have
not had cold snaps that could help
halt the bloom," Heck said.
In other matters, the
Sanctuary Advisory Council
called for a special meeting on a
proposed Florida Power and
Light coal-burning generator
near Lake Okeechobee.
Sanctuary advisors are con-
cerned the plant could lead to
increased carbon-dioxide emis-
sions that could harm the coral
reef through sea-level rise.


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came ashore at Higgs Beach in
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mostly adults, with two children
aboard.
All of the boaters were appar-
ently in good health. One of the
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hull of a sailboat, without the
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10 Wednesday, February 28 2007


Keys News


Tier system again under state scrutiny


By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com

It may.have seemed a good
idea-at the time, but initiating a
land-mapping for allotting build-
ing permits continues to hit
snags.
Last week, the Florida
Department of Community
Affairs issued a report outlining
a number of objections to pro-
posed changes in the Monroe
County comprehensive plan that
would create the so-called tier
system.
"This is a very large and com-
plex amendment," DCA repre-
sentative Clark Turner told the


County Commission during its
regular monthly meeting in Key
Largo on Feb. 21. "It is fraught
with opportunities for omissions
and errors."
In December the commission
approved changes in the land
plan that mirror land develop-
ment regulations already
approved last March.
Two environmental organiza-
tions, Last Stand and the Florida
Keys Citizens Coalition, chal-
lenged those regulations before
an administrative judge, charg-
ing the county is not doing
enough to protect sensitive local


habitat.
The challenge is set to be
heard by Administrative Judge
Shelby Highsmith beginning
March 14.
The county took more than
two years and held seven public
meetings to craft the tier system.
It defines three land classifi-
cations aimed at protecting the
most sensitive habitat from
development while encouraging
future development in areas that
are already developed or scari-
fied. In addition, the land-plan
amendment includes a set of
maps that shows what properties
fall within a particular tier.
Among the objections issued


by DCA are 147 changes to the
tier maps, changes made after the
maps were drawn up. Of 300
applicants who claimed their
properties were misclassified,
147 were approved for change
by a special master.
In a letter to county Mayor
Mario Di Gennaro, DCA rejected
all 147 changes "due to the lack
of sufficient data and analysis."
Despite the state's objections,
Clark told the County
Commission none of the prob-
lems are insurmountable.
"The objections are not the
fault of anyone," Clark said. "I
think the county has done a very
good job in this submission."
He said the state's review
focuses on the county's changes
being consistent with state laws.
"This happens all the time,"
he said. "The objection is not
something that's final, it doesn't
mean [the county] is out of com-
pliance. This is just an opportu-


nity to make corrections."
The county has until June 19
to address each of the errors or
omissions in the proposed land-
plan amendments. In the mean-
time, no building permits will be
held up, according to acting
Growth Management Director
Drew Trivette. Though there was
a moratorium on issuing new
permits after the land develop-
ment regulations were chal-
lenged, it has since expired.
DCA prompted the county to
add the tier system to its land
plan to strengthen it. Changes in
regulations are relatively easy,
while changes to the land plan
require public hearings and
eventual approval on a state
level.
The tier system would replace
the rate-of-growth ordinance,
which determines how many
building permits can be issued
annually based upon hurricane
evacuation times.


Housing panel to


examine rentals


S wShawn Christopher Adams Rodriguez
SIn Fcbruai, 2' '211, ,he world lo1r A beauctal voul.
i .. Sha -.n t hri-r-ophcr A-daims Rodricuez. Biorn i lnuar, !i
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R.,drizucz h ri .. a a F.l, bro-, v, n r burdle d .f Io,, ih
,hi. r anr, ,. R. di gucz and Keliv invr,- Rodrigue:.
Sh.t.n 1 re.- up on the shes 4 (c, ri1:, iciv Their trimil,
l. in.:liuded. riumerrcu' dolphin: a c'. ea Ilin-ri and lot.
-A. ,, special C .,:, p. ci,-,,l. arid chicl.cri I Rcrn mbcr
.thi orf r 'e-I1,:,:,
Sa, n penr hi life h-:IF!pir cr-tre a rrea.i.ir fi:r ,ur
-"icrrilc ..-.rid. pl.., icilled DEilphiri Rcecarch C(enter
iDRC i. hi he e .. -t child in rhe eIarl', ears of DRC. he a s a hug- part f e.er,thinL hi. par-
enti- dd ha..j helped Lincoln rhe cai lirn I.: arn r. .. .im and v )z ail '- :rnt child ftr the dolphin
ri: practice ..ith i. DRlC created the tir-r ini,- irh-rhc-dIolphin, prucgram in the ..orl.d ha" n hi:
_e:r: n an k:me o- ur other locil [Lid pioneered the ,liratih.n Cto-Operar c I' rec .bi'.I and thi
friendhip- he made rhere,: conriLiue iti thi'. dai
Gr.-.i.rig up in !I arathi-n Sihv. n mad, mar., incredible. endurin. tfriendr- 1..hose li.e: ...ill be for-
e, r r-.uch. d h, bi pre -.ice in rhem Shav r. n; hu.e heart and ...arm -mile i.'.ere l'..ai h : open to re.er, -
on-. Hi- pers-:onJr, intelligence and deep ner rii.irI riadc hirn rhi: c-C.irinr person ..c a Ii l..ed ,o
rruch. He l:.ecd to share inienie di;cusi-rin, espeictill\a ..iuh hi-. belied ".lum l ,ni aind Dad
t, andi ', hoei. r participated in [hee deep. oteri phil-,iophical. raLks camre a% a i\ cr. -not rinl
about hi: [ ,pic. but ail, 1, c ni i lf.
In recent icir;, shai'.'n tiirenr directly helped the d:.lphini he si deeply cared for. He 'penri hi'
di\ orkini ith _guiets ,:' DRC as a member of: rhe Education Department His close- tfrinds, kne,..
,Sh .r. :i a a ialenIed rapper, h!ih he incOirporated i.rn ihe job a. he told gucci s of hi' rdliariinhip .. ch
hi- "Ti-Tan-n-Sugar-Ilin' and the :trhcr dolphlninaIric he lo, d s-o much Nlore imporrindl l ha-..n
wouldd ai,. it right iso rniran people abiur his passion, hii tamil,. hi_ home.. Dolphin Reicarch C-enier.
Shi-.n r.. i. built like a linebacker. and his phi'icil size v.a. matched by the .izc of hi hear and hi-
specia]l lo, to:,r children. He v '.i mi Unki,: Monke\. ho can pick up howue-. it niece ,liadion. He
put the liLhr -t lo:ei in her eVces. ind in title Rvilc', too. Kids *.'.ere drav. n toi him. to: his -. arm brow..n
e.,-c, big mrrile. and hii inriectou-, deep chuclde rhat came from his heart. On holiday,. Shav.n : ..ould
c E up a spc ail area ".here he and the children at D)RC could create crafts together We-cher malring
turkcys from sn-mll. raced fingers, -ir Christma. ornament- trom his rec cled rap CD.E) Sha.vn kept up
a flo'.. of con.er a-rin ;.i-th his youngg fricrnds. The, lo-ied him. as ..: ill did. t-.-r hi, genuiriene's, hi'
iincerin. and hi' .. armth. Words simple cannot con' e, the loss and emprine-- -.e ll feel nor the pride
and loa e .e share tfor hia ing been part of Sha.n nr life
Shai. n le-.c- behind his mother. Jlane Shadnnon Rodnrguez. .nd his rather. Armando "-land,
R':dricuc::. hi-. sisters. hhinnon Rodrigue, and Kcll lai nri Rodrigue:. -ind hi behlc-d neces. Miadin
and R;ilee: hi do:s Rafftle icker arid Bear; hi- cae- Zoo-Zioo-'.an iRckii. Silk, ind Nlhhak- arnd
his bearded dragi-ri. Zilla. Shavn's e..tended aniik, includes the Shainnon. ot Massachusetts'- Uncle
Bill. Aun hrAunr haon. Aunt Bethie. Uncle Christopher. Uncle D iad Und ricle Timothi- the Rodrit:ucz-
of Arnizona and ia.mrri Uncle lorge. Aunt Ielle and Aunt Ina. arid r-. enr, co-us-in rom Arizona ,-,
,la'-ichu-iuett Addirional,,. there are Sha". ns man-i trends brothers and -isters \ou knov.. .ho,
iou are. %. ho nm anr rhe ...:,rld o him.d. And, of course hi-. Dolphin Re-earch enter f mil,, dolphins.
eci hi.-ns, and the man', stiff member- and -lunteers h ..ere blessed rt hate shl'. n tuch their hie,
in eliu ,:f ti,-.' crs. DRC has et up a fund in honor r of Sha ri ti crate k something that he v.ould
li'. P'lead.e miiak d._,inari.on. pai ble rt Dolphin Re.-earch Center,. ,.irh i note deit nearing r i r r
Sha .ns Fund.
Pcl c iii Shar..ns fairmil', rid fner ds ais '*. celebrate hi life on aiturdai. March 3. 2'iii t1om -i 3I
p.rm. unl 'unscr at Dolphin Re:earch Center. '01 O''.:- r-cia Hi.''- aI. m-,rassi Ken. FL.
p.- .,r ~ u ta ,lh n '' I


Hettinger wrote, "all new hous-
ing units constructed during the
period were for second-home
use, and an additional 2,182
existing units were converted to
second-home use."
The number of rental units
dropped by nearly 3,000 from
2000 to 2005, from more than
13,000 to barely more than
10,000. According to Hettinger's
data, close to one third of Keys
homes are used as second
homes. The data was compiled
through the 2000 census and the
2005 American Community
Survey conducted by the U.S.
Census Bureau.
Hettinger has the Wyndham
Financial Group and consults
with communities all over the
nation regarding workforce
housing. Last fall the task force
considered, and then rejected, a
proposal by Hettinger to draft a
local plan for dealing with the
housing crisis.
Monroe County Planning
Commissioner Donna Windle is
a non-voting member of the task
force. She says rising homeown-
er costs, including taxes and
skyrocketing wind insurance
rates, have made home owner-
ship less attractive.
However, those same influ-
ences are often passed on to ten-
ants, raising rents to well beyond
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Keynoter


By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com

Despite a push early in this
decade to explore affordable
home ownership, rentals may be
the choice of many Keys resi-
dents.
The Monroe County
Affordable Housing Task Force
will likely explore the question
of rentals when it convenes at
9:30 a.m. Thursday at Key
Colony Beach City Hall.
In an e-mail sent last week to
the task force, attorney Jerry
Coleman, the county's housing
consultant, acknowledged the
focus of workforce housing
might be shifting.
"Rentals have not been ade-
quately dealt with is what I'm
hearing from the public too," he
wrote. "There is an institutional
and societal bias to home-own-
ership opportunities here in the
Keys which I think may be 30
years toolate of a focus...."
According to an analysis
based on census data compiled
by affordable-housing expert
William Hettinger, the number
of renter-occupied housing units
decreased by 21.6 percent
between 2000 and 2005.
During that same time period,
the total number of housing units
increased by 2.5 percent, and the
number of second homes
increased by 27.6 percent.
"On _an, aggregate- basis,"






7, News


Wednesday, February 28, 2007


Obituaries


Shawn Rodriguez
S hShawn
SChristopher
Adams
Rodriguez of'
Grassy Key
died Feb. 22,
He was
born Jan. 19,-
1982, to
J a y n e
RODRIGUEZ Shannon
Rodriguez
and Armando "Mandy"
Rodrlguez,
With his sisters Shannon
Rodriguez and Kelly Jayne
Rodriguez, he grew up on
Grassy Key among dolphins,
sea lions cats, dogs, peacocks
and chickens and helped cre-
ate the Dolphin Research
Center. He and his sisters,
along with others, also pio-
neered the Marathon
Cooperative Preschool,
He spent his days working
with guests of the Dolphin
Research Center as a member
of the Education Department.
He also was a rapper, which
he incorporated Into the Job
as he told guests of his rela-
tionship with "Tan-Tan-Sugar-
Man" and the other dolphins
he loved.
He is survived by his mother
Jayne Shannon Rodriguez;
father Armando "Mandy"
Rodriguez; sisters Shannon
Rodriguez and Kelly Jayne
Rodriguez; nieces Madison
and Rylee; extended family
the Shannons of
Massachusetts: Uncle Billy,
Aunt Sharon, Aunt Bethle,
Uncle Christopher, Uncle
David and Uncle Timothy; the
Rodriguezes of Arizona and
Miami: Uncle Jorge, Aunt '%.lle
and Aunt Ina; and 20 cousins
from Arizona to
Massachusetts,
Memorial donations can
be made to the Dolphin
Research Center, with a note
designating it for Shawn's


FuLr,.
A celebration of life Is
planned for 4:30 p.m. March 3
at the Dolphin Research
C enter i-nll, marker 58,9.

Lawrence Nettles
Lawrence (Larry) rr, ,.n
Nettles, a 50-year resident of
Key West, died at his home
Feb. 25.
He was born In Jacksonville
March 27, 1932, to Jesse Frank
and Maxine Brown Nettles.
Mr. Nettles graduated from
the University of Florida in 1954
and was a member of Sigma
Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He
married Judy Trevor in 1955
and served in the U.S. Army as
a lieutenant in Colorado
Springs. After his military serv-
ice ended, they moved to Key
West.
He and his wife owned and
operated American Beauty
Florist until 1996.
He served as president of
the Old Island Restoration
Foundation for five years dur-
ing its formative stage and
was largely responsible for the
restoration of the Oldest
House Museum and Gardens
In the early 1970s. He also
worked at the community
soup kitchen, with the Literacy
Volunteers of America and as
a guardian ad litem.
He is survived by his wife 51
years, Judy; children, Vicki
Parsons, Lawrence Brown
Nettles Jr. and Ellen Frogner;
five grandchildren; and sister
Frances McGraw.
A private graveside service
will be held Thursday, The fam-
ily -ill receive, friends at the
Square One restaurant at 2
p.m.
Memorial donations can
be made to St. Mary's Soup
Kitchen or HosplceCare of
Southeast Florida.
Arrangements were han-
dled by Dean Lopez Funeral
Home.


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"Wing Ding" By Norma Steinberg, San Francisco, Calif. Edited by Wayne Williams
Solution in the March 3 issue of L 'Affitudes.


ACROSS
1 Beat it, Fluffy!
5 Rock overhang
10 Lock with a pin
14 Use boiling water
19 Muscle condition
20 Track competitor
21 Dunkable cookie
22 Diner patron
23 Somewhat
24 Activity area
25 Pitcher's miscue
26 Treasure hunter's
find
27 "Big" star goose?
29 Pavers for turkeys?
32 Jacket parts
33 Exclaims
34 Swelling waves
35 Thing in court
36 Aims
37 Consent
38 Born before
41 "My Favorite Wife"
star
42 Swings of the bat
43 Swabbie's tool
46 Settled a debt
47 Nighty-night,
canaries!
49 Roman orator
50 Do wrong
51 Try hard to per-
suade
52 Aesop's fabled
loser
53 Evert of tennis
54 Wetlands plants
56 To-do list entry
58 longue
59 Cool it!
60 Provides with a
meal
61 Pine
62 Against adversity


64 Bow or Barton
65 Delta deposit
68 Amphitheater lev-
els
69 Bovine bellows
70 Beautiful wife of
Menelaus
71 Pullman or sleeper
72 Mimicked
73 Chick who kept a
diary?
76 Guitarist's gizmo
77 Up on trends
78 Wild card
79 Linear measures
80 Intimidated
81 Pouting faces
82 Makes flush
83 Against
84 Waylays
87 Comes up short
88 Consecrates
92 Classic game show
for pheasants?
94 Pigeon takeover?
95 Blacksmith's block
96 High time?
97 Perjurers
99 Astronaut's nega-
tive
100 Martin or
McQueen
101 Opening for quar-
ters
102 Borden's spokes-
cow
103 Long, difficult jour-
ney
104 Zigzag turns
105 Pitcher parts
106 Vote into office
107 Withered


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4 On a leash
5 Lifting devices
6 Carefree adven-
tures
7 Chills
8 Marshy wetland
9 Like a rose
10 Calvin's tiger
11 Some Semites
12 Auction off
13 Texas Hold'em,
e.g.
14 Comes to rest
15 King or Lombard
16 Make up (for)
17 Prying tool
18 Put on clothes
28 Finished
30 Greased up
31 Classifies
33 Ice cream holders
36 Educated or wild
follower
37 Knowing
38 International fuel
cartel's letters
39 "Doctor Zhivago"
heroine
40 Inexpensive baby
robin?
41 Live
42 Roebuck's business
partner
43 Military branch
calling?
44 Name on an ele-
vator
45 Stance


47 Vocal quaver
48 Valerie Harper sit-
com
49 Captivate
51 Beach toys
53 Sequence
55 Graham Greene's
"The Man"
56 Type of fire?
57 That girl
58 Relinquishes
60 Baker's purchase
61 Short, sharp barks
62 Provo's state
63 Plumbing conduit
64 Hails (from)
65 Burpee products
66 Back of the neck
67 Stomped (on)
69 Be reasonable
70 Toast's start
73 Down on a map
74 Song text
75 "Twittering
Machine" artist
76 Says yes
78 Pushes and shoves
80 Unisex
81 Reason for an
action
82 Razzes
83 Storage space
84 Humiliate
85 Pennies
86 Bats' habitats
87 Knock senseless
88 acid
89 Put in mothballs
90 Rarin' to go
91 Use a poker
93 Soft drink
94 Perry Mason proj-
ect
98 Under the weather


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Keys Business


Wednesday, February 28, 2007
KEYNOTER L^J


Briefs


Curves Food Drive
is about to begin

Cur es Intemanlonal.
.'vhich has g\m.s in Marathon
and Ke\ West. is dedicating
the month of March to gaih-
erung non-perishable foods to
be given to local food banks
in the Keys, helping those in
need.
Last year, Curves gath-
ered 11 million pounds of
food worldwide. The goal
for 2007 is 15 million
pounds.
Donating healthy foods is
recommended: low fat, low
sodium, low cholesterol and
high fiber items.
Anyone who comes in
between March 1 and 10
with a sack of groceries and
commits to a 12-month
check-draft memberslup at
Curves will get their service
fee compensated.
SCurves in Key West-is at
1101 Key Plaza: call 293-
8777. Curves in Marathon is
at 5429 O\ ersea- H-lh\ as:
call 289-3211.

Fincke promoted at
Mariner's Hospital

r -, ,.Mariners
Hospital
m 7 has pro-
" moted
Candy
Fincke to
assistant
vice presi-
dent,
In her
SFINCKE Inher
new role,
Fincke will be involved in
special projects and other
operational activities. She
also will be responsible for
performance improvement,
pri acy-la'T enforcement,
hospital accreditation.
health-data anal sis. social
services, and safety and
security.
Fincke joined Mariners in
1999 as a social worker, was
promoted to director of
social services in 2000, and
then to manager of adminis-
trative services in 2003.
She earned a bachelor's in
psychology and a master's in
social work from Florida -
International University. She
also has a master's degree in
health-services administra-
tion from Barry University.


Voltaire Books is set to open at 330 Simonton, and though making a go of independent
bookstores can be difficult, owner Christopher Kush says he believes Voltaire Books will be
unique enough to draw in the customers.



Voltaire Books opens doors


Independent store
on Simonton set
to be unique
By STEVE SANOSKI
Keys Sunday reporter
ssanoski@keynoter.com

Christopher Kush knows
opening an independent book-
store is not exactly the best busi-
ness venture he could possibly
make in today's economic cli-
mate.
According to the American
Booksellers Association, rough-
ly half of all independent book-


stores have closed their doors in
the past 10 years.
"Everybody is telling us it's
about the most impossible busi-
ness to open right now, but
we've just decided we're still
going to do it and we're going
to do it exactly the way we want
to do it," Kush said.
Voltaire Books recently
opened for business at Simonton
and Eaton streets in Key West,
occupying space at 330
Simonton that had been vacant
for more than two years.
Despite opening in a small
city with two other independent


bookstores already in operation
- not to mention big-box retail-
er Borders Express Kush said
he does not doubt there is room
for another bookseller..
"I was never nervous about
opening in Key West because the
city has such a rich literary tradi-
tion, and I also think we have
something unique to offer," said
Kush. "There really isn't a store
like ours between Key West and
Miami."
A wide selection of books, as
well as space for meetings and
live events, is what sets Voltaire
Books apart from other book-


See BOOKS / 14


Take your music into the pool


Atlantic debuts
iPod case that's
waterproof
McClatchy Tribune

Atlantic Inc. has introduced
the first waterproof iPod player
sound system that floats.
Music or videos can now be
played in a swimming pool or
shower while the iPod stays dry.
SThe EGO Waterproof Sound


Case for iPod still gives the user
full control of all iPod features.
The case is a portable boom-
box with built-in waterproof
speakers and sealed base venting
ports. It's built with snap-lock-
ing latches and a silicone gasket.
A click wheel is built into the
case, allowing the user to change
songs, adjust the volume or turn
the iPod on and off.
The unit operates for about 30
hours on four AA batteries. An


automatic shutdown function
saves battery life when the unit
is not in use.
The shatterproof case is com-
patible with fourth- and fifth-
generation iPod models along
with Minis and Nanos.
Retail price is $199 at www
.lovemyego.com.

Keep drives alive
The NewerTech USB 2.0
Universal Drive Adapter will

See TECHNOLOGY / 14


There are Quiznos
restaurants in Key Largo
and Marathon, and
starting March 10, there
will be one in Key West,
too..

Quiznos
3220 North Roosevelt
Key West

The %sait for Quiznos
Subs in Key West is almost
over.
Promotions for the
national chain are enough to
make \our mouth \atier and
local franchise o%\ ner Yogi
Jagasia hopes it's enough to
leave people wanting g a taste.
"The food is great and I
think people %v ill really like
it." Jagasia said.
The fast-food restaurant
features artisan breads, pre-
mium meats and signature
sauces, and is gearing up to
host its March 10 grand
opening in the Publix shop-
ping center on North
Roosevelt.
Quiznos Subs offers its
customers an extensive
menu, including, sub sand-
wiches, soups, which can
come in a bread bowl, and
salads. The restaurant, known
for toasting its subs, also
sells a full kids menu. sides
and desserts. And for those
% ho think the restaurant is
onl\ a lunLh and dinner stop.
think again. Quizno: Subs
boasts a breakfast menu.
which includes breakfast
sandwiches, pancakes and
yogurt parfaits.
Additionally, the restau-
rant w ill offer a catering
senr ice for just about an.
occasion.
The restaurant hours a ill
be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Monday through Saturday
and from noon to 10 p.m. on
Sunday.
Call 296-0083 or
304-2346.


BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT






14 ; Wldhesddy, February'28, 2007


Keys Business


briefs


Gustafson joins
KCB Realty staff

Bill Gustafson has joined the
Key Colony Beach Realty staff.
Originally from Pennsyl-
vania with stops in New York,
Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin,
Gustafson has been a resident
of Key Colony Beach since
1997.
Some may remember
Gustafson from when he owned
Key Colony Beach Deli.

Students can apply
for scholarship

Keys Federal Credit Union
invites graduating high-school
seniors in Monroe County to
apply for the 2007 Emily


Moore Scholarship. The dead-
line to apply is March 16.
For more information or to
apply, visit www.keysfcu.org.

LaFleur promoted
to head teller

Amber LaFleur has been
promoted to head teller of
Marine Bank's Key West
branch.
She has been with Marine
Bank since 2005 and most
recently held the position of
senior teller. LaFleur has lived
in the Keys for 12 years with
her two children and is original-
ly from Monroe, La.
In her new position, she will
supervise the tellers, perform
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BOOKS / From 13

stores in Key West, Kush said..
"We feel we'll draw people
in by having a living space
inside the bookstore that is
accessible to the entire commu-
nity," he said.
The meeting room inside
Voltaire Books measures rough-
ly 150 square feet, and will be
used for-author readings, sign-
ings and other events. The
space will also be made avail-
able for members of the com-
munity to rent for a nominal
fee.
An author of three books on
grassroots political lobbying,
Kush has taken it upon himself
to fill the shelves at Voltaire
Books. There's a focus on local
writers from the past and pres-


ent, especially the works of
Tennessee Williams, and also
anything that's not found in
every bookstore across the
country.
"We don't blandly stock
every book that has a huge mar-
keting campaign behind it," he
said.
Kush is a Washington, D.C.,
resident who has been visiting
Key West for more than a
decade. He purchased a condo
in town last year, around the
time he and close friend Peter
Rogers began discussing put-
ting the bookstore together.
"When he said he wanted to
open a bookstore I said, 'You're
crazy people don't read any-
more,'" recalled Rogers, who is
now managing the store. "I've
just seen a lot of bookstores
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Two of the employees at
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bookstore in Key West and
failed.
Nonetheless, Rogers is con-
fident Voltaire Books is poised
to become a locals' favorite.
"There have been a lot come
and go, but I haven't seen a
bookstore like this in town yet,"
he said. "I really think this is
the kind of independent book-
store the community will want
to support."



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TECHNOLOGY / From 13

allow connection of an exposed
hard drive to a USB port.
In a simple plug-and-play
manner, data can be accessed
from any 2.5-inch, 3.5-inch or
5.25-inch hard drive.
When users upgrade their
computers with a higher-capaci-
ty hard drive, the old drives
often end up just sitting in a
desk drawer.
Now the data from those
drives is easy to recover: Just
use the adapter to connect the
drive and a USB port on your
computer. The hard drive will
then mount like any other, and
the necessary data can be trans-
ferred efficiently.
Smaller hard drives can also
be used to back up data. This
$24.99 adapter makes it easy to
use multiple older drives to back
up important data.

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Wednesday, February'28, 2007
KEYNOTER J


briefs


Save-A-Turtle
seeks volunteers

Sane-A-Tunlc is looking
for volunteers to alk the
beaches of Monroe County
during turile-nesting season.
looking for turtle tracks and
nests.
Those who sign up must
go through trainmg to get the
proper permitting. Training
is 6:30 p.m. March 5 at the
Marathon Turtle Hospital.
6:31t p.m. March 7 at the
Florida Ke% s Eco-Dicover,,
Center at the Truman Annex
in Ke\ West. and 6:30 p.m.
March at the John
Pennekamp Coral Reel State
Park Visitor Center, Key
Largo.
Volunteers must commit
to v.alking the beaches April
15 through Sep. 30. They
also are also required to fill
out reports, subrmt them in a
ttmelv fashion and attend the
monthly Save-a-Turtle meet-
Ings to pro ide updates.
Call Save-A-Turtle at
743-6056.

Lecture tonight
looks at invasives

The eighth lecture in the
l th annual Delicate Balance
of Nature lecture renes,
sponsored b% Dagn,, Johnson
Key Largo Hammock
Botanical State Park. fea-
tures James Cuda. a
lUiir ersiti of Florida profes-
sor of entomology and
nematologp \ ho will speak
on the "Biological Control of
Florida's In\asii e Plants."
It's tonight at Key Largo
School's cafetorium. mile
marker 105 oceanside.
Doors open at 7 p.m.: the
hour-lona lecture begins at
7:30. Bring seat cushions for
comfort.
For more information.
call Elena Muraton at John
Pennekamp Coral Reef State
Park at 451-1202.

Veterans Council
hosts pig roast

The Veterans Council of
Monroe County has a pig
roast at the Marathon
Disabled American Veterans
Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m.
Tickets are $10.


Sonny McCoy designed this community of 1,000 units abutting Key West's Salt Ponds.



Writing the book on Keys buildings


Commissioner, an
architect, gathers '
career highlights
By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com


back to its heyday
Century and
Century."
McCoy is a ti
Conch, born and
West. He served
tive terms as may
and is serving hi
on the County Cc


Anyone who's attended a He garnered
Monroe County Commission tion in 1978 wI
meeting already knows this: skied from Key '
Commissioner Charles "Sonny" in just over six h
McCoy is an architect. In 1972, McC
He precedes a good many of state's top recoj
his comments, architect, th
especially Association of
S those regard- Institute of Arc
ing construc- Award. His desil
tion and West Park and R
development, International Par
S. mentioning Meritin 1998.
Shis chosen Though niost
Profession, the Keys is in Ke
What some has designed bui
McCOY folks may not out the islands.
realize is that Stanley Switl
McCoy's designs house local School in M
libraries, hotels, schools, gov- Marathon library
eminent offices and even houses building on Su
of worship. are among them.
Now, after decades designing he has designed
structures -in the Keys; the thousand units
Caribbean and Central America, end of Key West.
McCoy is publishing a trilogy of McCoy also
coffee-table books highlighting Lester building,
the role his work has played in the State Attorn
shaping these communities. Supervisor of El
"It is important for this his- the Key West po
torical island city," McCoy B'nai Zion Synar
writes in the introduction to his Although the i
first volume, "to have a record of volumes is close
its transformation from a recov- McCoy says he's
ering Depression era, a recover- the book will bi
ing war time era,, back. to a expects it within
.depressed era,' and then. almost. months.


iys of the 19th
early 20th

hird-generation
raised in Key
five consecu-
or of Key West,
is second term
commission.
national atten-
hen he water-
West to Havana
ours nonstop.
oy received the
ignition for an
te Florida
the American
hitects Honor
gn for the Key
ide received an
king Award of

of his work in
y West, McCoy
Idings through-

.ik Elementary
marathon, the
Sand the bank
nmerland Key
In recent years
more than a
on the eastern

designed the
which houses
ey's Office and
elections Office,
st office and the
gogue.
first of the three
to completion,
not sure when
e available. He
n the next few


Sonny McCoy's portfolio includes a number of banks,
including this imposing building (above) on U.S. 1 on
Summerland Key. McCoy's design for Stanley Switlik
Elementary School in Marathon (below) garnered him the
highest award in the state, the Florida Association of the
American Institute of Architects Honor Award in 1972.






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Congregation B'nai Zion of
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winter ball instituted and organ-
ized by the late Lori Katz.
There will be dancing under
the stars to the music of Key
West favorites Franko
Richmond and Skipper Kripitz,
and an opportunity to gamble
with "funny money."
The $50 admission fee enti-
tles each guest to one drink,
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Any questions, call Liz at
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Cantata rehearsals
are now underway
The community choir of the
Big Pine United Methodist
Church has begun rehearsals for
its Easter cantata, to be per-


The Monroe County School
District broadcasts educational
television on Comcast Cable
Channel 78. Following are this
week's highlights:
Today, Thursday
7 a.m.: Telling Stories:
Christopher Paul Curtis.
8: Shakespeare and The
Moor's Pavane.
9: School District an-
nouncements.
10: ShamuTV: The Story
of Sharks.
10:30: Destination Tomor-
row.
11: Telling Stories: Nikki
Grimes.
Noon: Reinventing the
Wheel: The Continuing Evol-
ution of the Bicycle.
12:30 p.m.: I Heard That!
Listening to Classical Music.
1: Meet the Author: Kevin
Henkes.
1:30: Meet the Author:
Dennis Denenberg.
2: NASA Connect: Rocket
to the Stars.
2:30: ShamuTV: The Story
of Sharks.
3: Jazz: Jason Moran and
the Bandwagon.
4: Primary Sources: Work-
shops in American History.
+ 5: School District an-
nouncements.
6: Education Showcase.
+ 6:30: ShamuTV The
Story of Sharks.
7: Teacher to Teacher:
Measurement and Geomety.
8: Multicultural Parent
Panel.
'*: 9: Teflling Stories: Chris-


formed March 28 at the church.
All singers are invited to join.
For further information, contact
Shirley Snedeker at 872-3551.

Scholastic bands
coming to Key West
Key West High School is
hosting the Florida
Bandmasters Association's
Concert Band Music
Performance Assessment
Concert Friday and Saturday at
the Glynn R. Archer Performing
Arts Center at the school.
About 15 bands from
Monroe and Miami-Dade will
perform and be evaluated by
certified Florida Bandmasters
Association judges.
Performance times are 2 to
7:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to
3. p.m. Saturday. There is no
cost to the public to attend.


topher Paul Curtis.
10: Primary Sources:
Workshops in American History.
11: Instant Gratification:
The Development of Polaroid.
Friday
7 a.m.: Primary Sources:
Library of Congress.
7:30: Primary Sources:
Adventure of the Mind.
8: Jazz: Jason Moran and
the Bandwagon.
9: School District an-
nouncements.
10: ShamuTV: The Whale
and Dolphin Story.
10:30: Destination Tomor-
row.
11: Telling Stories: Chris-
topher Paul Curtis.
Noon: I Heard That!
Listening to Classical Music.
12:30 p.m.: Teacher Talk:
An Inside Look at Florida
Education.
1: Meet the Author: Dennis
Denenberg
1:30: Meet the Author:
John McCutcheon.
2: NASA Connect:
Dancing In the Night Sky.
2:30: ShamuTV: The Sea
Turtle Story.
3: Regina Carter Quintet.
4: Primary Sources:
Workshops in American History.
5: School District An-
nouncements.
6: Education Showcase.
6:30: ShamuTV: The
Whale and Dolphin Story.
7: Rebroadcast of Feb. 27
Monroe County School Board
meeting.


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Representatives from the eight nonprofit organizations receiving the community leadership
grants are (front from left) Danielle Martin, Denise Dunbar, Vicki Weeks, Margaret Domanski,
Vicki Grant and Molly Gay; and (rear from left) Jeff Harwell, Carol Schreck, Wendy Coles, Steve
Braddock, All Sullivan, Jodi Smith Williams, Joy Smith, Ed Smith, Carolann Sharkey, Derrick Traylor
and Kris Clark.


Foundation


awards grants


Nonprofits will use
the money to .
develop leaders
The Community Foundation
of the Florida Keys on Feb. 21
awarded $38,700 in what it calls
community leadership grants to
eight local nonprofit organiza-
tions.
At the Tennessee Williams
Theater at Florida Keys
Community College, foundation
Grant Committee Chairman
Matthew Helmerich presented
grants of $5,000 each to Last
Stand, the Florida Keys Healthy
Start Coalition, AIDS Help,
WomanKind, Wesley House
Family Services and the
Southernmost Homeless Assist-
ance League.


The Key West Botanical
Garden Society received a grant
for $4,800 and Sculpture Key
West was awarded a grant of
$3,700.
The grants will be used to
develop leadership within the
nonprofit sector by building
partnerships with other commu-
nity groups and organizations.
Established in 1996, the
Community Foundation of the
Florida Keys' mission is to
encourage philanthropy and
match these acts of caring to the
community needs. Since 1996, it
has granted more than $4.6 mil-
lion to the community from its
donor-advised and unrestricted
funds to support the work of
local nonprofit organizations.


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Saturday.
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Tickets are $15 (includes
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chased in advance or at any of
the homes on the day of the
tour. Raffle tickets will also be
available for prints donated by
artists of the Florida Keys
Watercolor Society & members
of the Bougainvillea House
Gallery. Call 743-4971 for
additional information.
The homes on the tour:
10 Avenue F, Coco Plum:
This two-story, ground-level,
canal-front home has five bed-
rooms and four baths, and was
built in 2006 by D'Asign
Source using CBS/masonry
construction. It's 4,100 square
feet in a coastal contemporary
style. Special features include a
two-story great room with
woven grass shades and custom
entertainment center with a dis-
creet plasma TV. The outdoor
living space includes a pool-
front bar, sunken gazebo area,
outdoor kitchen and a spa.
250 Avenue G, Coco
Plum: This three-story, 2,000-
square-foot poured-concrete
home overlooks Bonefish Bay.
It has four bedrooms, 2 1/2
baths, a great room, home


119 Coco Plum Drive:
Beautiful gardens surround this
2,600-square-foot oceanfront
home built in 1992 by D'Asign
Source. The gardens include
zone-appropriate plantings and
shrubs, native species and stat-
uaries.
14 Avenue F, Coco Plum:
This 2,400-square-foot canal-
front home was built in 1998 by
Keys Contractors. It has three
bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, kitchen
and a two-story great room with
a vaulted tongue-and-groove
ceiling two-story windows.
98 Calle Ensueno,
Sombrero Isle: Built in 1992,
this newly remodeled canal-
front home offers luxury living.
It's more than 3,400 square feet
with an open floor plan with a
private second-floor master
suite with his-and-hers luxury
baths and whirlpool. There are
an additional two bedrooms and
1'1/2 baths on the main level.
114 Calle Ensueno,
Sombrero Isle: This 4,000-
square-foot executive estate sits
on an acre. It has 200 feet of
waterfront and deep-water
boating access for the largest of
yachts. The entryway is graced
with leaded glass front doors
that lead to a great room with
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Keys briefs


Church fashion show
takes place today

The St. Peter Catholic Church
Ladies Guild has its annual fash-
ion show, with Denise's Latest
Collection, at 2 p.m. today at the
church on Big Pine Key. Coffee,
tea and homemade desserts are
included in the $5 cost.

Volunteers sought
for seafood fest

Volunteers are needed to help
with the Original Marathon
Seafood Festival March 10 and 11.
The event is co-sponsored by
the Organized Fishermen of
Florida and Greater Marathon
Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds
go to Marathon nonprofit organi-
zations and scholarship programs,
and to promote community events.


The fest is at the Marathon
Community Park.
To volunteer, call Stacie
Kidwell at 289-3503 or send an e-
mail to Stacie@yourkeysconnec
tion.com. Shifts are two hours, and
volunteers receive free festival
admission and a T-shirt.

ABATE planning
March poker run

The southernmost chapter of
ABATE (American Bikers Aimed
Toward Education) holds next
monthly meeting this Sunday at 11
a.m. at the Marathon Moose
Lodge.
Plans will be finalized for the
group's March Madness poker run
to be held March 18. Stops will go
both north and south, meeting up
at JoJo's, mile marker 60. Call
Dixie at 797-0474 for more infor-
mation.


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Butterfly Garden
dedicated Thursday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for
the restored Butterfly Garden at
the Key West Garden Club takes
place at 2:45 p.m. Thursday at the
garden, at the West Martello
Tower on South Roosevelt
Boulevard.
The Trophia Butterfly
Foundation, a nonprofit arm of
the Key West Butterfly
Conservatory, donated the plants
needed to restore the Butterfly
Garden, which was destroyed in.
Hurricane Wilma.
Preceding the ceremony is a
1:45 p.m. presentation by Marc
Minno, a lepidopterist and co-
author of a number of books
about butterflies, who will give a
talk on butterflies in the Keys.

AIDS Help brunch
planned for Sunday

John and Judy Correa of Cafe
Sole at 1029 Southard St., Key
West, are hosting the sixth annual
AIDS Help brunch.
The three-course meal begins
at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. For the
main course, there is a choice of
eggs sole, crab cakes topped with
poached eggs with asparagus and
hollandaise; vitello tonnato,
chilled slowly braised veal with
grilled tuna sauce; or snapper
sole, pan-seared yellowtail
served with mango salsa.
Cost is $65, with all proceeds
benefiting AIDS Help. To make a
reservation, call Mindy
McKenzie at 296-6196.

Car club hosting
first Poker Rod Run

The Florida Keys Southern-
most Car Club sponsors its inau-
gural Poker Road Run this
Sunday at noon. Owners of auto-
mobiles of all types are invited to
attend.
It starts at Knuckleheads Bar
and Grill at mile marker 15. The
winner will be announced at 3:30


p.m., followed by a picnic spon-
sored by Knuckleheads.
Cost to participants is $15 and
$5 for additional riders. The best
hand wins $100. Participating
businesses are the Key Deer Bar
and Grill, the Tiki Bar on Ramrod
Key, Geiger Key Marina, In
Kahoots and TIB Bank.
For more information, call
Bob at 774-3342 or Curry at 304-
2752.

GreenSweep set
for 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 Saturday. The garden is
on College Road, next to
Bayshore Manor.

Friends of Library
sale is Saturday

The next Key West Friends of
the Library Book Sale is sched-
uled for Saturday 10 a.m. until 2
p.m. at the library, 700 Fleming
St.


non-fiction. It also features mag-
azines, record albums, DVDs and
videos.
There will be a special deal
during the final half hour of the
book sale from 1:30 to 2 p.m.;
patrons will be able to purchase
videos and records for three for a
dollar.
Proceeds are given by Friends
of the Library to support library
programs, stock and equipment
needs.

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. Saturday.
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
refuges.
To reserve a spot, call 872-
7474. The trip will depart from
the Old Wooden Bridge Fishing
Camp. Bring a flashlight.


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Cane varsity plays
alumni in softball

Coral Shores' baseball
Hurricanes take a swing at
the softball in a benefit game
March 10.
The exhibition against a
team of Coral Shores alumni
players serves as a benefit
for the Hurricane baseball
program.
Admission to the 7 p.m.
March 10 game at the Coral
Shores softball field %%ill be
,5 for adults and $3 for chil-
dren. Refreshments will be
al ailable.

Golf tournament
aids Easter Seals

Golfers can now register
now for the 14th annual
lMayor's Cup Golf
Tournament to benefit Easter
Seals/Florida Keys.
Scheduled for March 18
at the Ket West Golf Course.
the tournament features a
S25.000 hole-in-one prize.
Continental Connection
A.rhne tickets, hotel sta\s.
restaurant meals. elln certifi-
cates and other donated
prizes.
Registration is $05 per
golfer; businesses can spon-
sor a corporate team Scoring
will be based on a four-per-
son cr:mbhined handicap sy s-
tem. Stitf at the Ke.. ',\e.
Golf Course will place indi-
vidual 2 lfers on teams..
Inlrd.dujall plaier, and
teams can register oier the
phone v ith a credit card. bN
mail. or in person at either
the Kes \West Golf Course
on Stock Island or at Easter
Seals Florida. 5220 College
Road. Contact Barbara
Divoll at 29-1-0SO, Ext. 16.

Upper Keys softball
signing up players

Girls softball leagues in
the Upper Keys Little
Lia.'ue ha, e opened rtgis-
nation for the spnng season
Girls ages 9 to 15 can
sign up b stopping at Beyer
Funeral Home. or b\ calling
league registrar Marilyn
Bever at 451-1444 or league
official Hermes Garcia at
t305) 522-1060.
Games begin in March.


takes a pair


on the diamond


Friday victory
especially sweet
for b'ball team
By DICK WAGNER
Keynoter Contributor

Pace, the storied rival, was in
town, and that alone was enough
to quicken the pulses of Key
West fans and send them hyped
up and in large numbers to Rex
Weech Field Friday night.
What transpired before the
large crowd's appreciative eyes
was a splendid pitching duel,
one -in which Conch right-han-
der Daniel Foltz and the equally
hard-throwing Monsignor Pace
lefty Chris Hernandez show-
cased their considerable talents.
Foltz won the duel and the
Conchs won the game, 3-1, in
the District 16-4A opener.
It appeared that Pace would
score first. The Spartans had the
bases loaded in the fourth inning
with one out, but Foltz got the
next two batters, one on a strike-
out, one on a ground ball.
It was a defining moment, not
lost on coach Miguel Menendez.


"His composure was helped
by the fact that he believes he's
the best pitcher in the state,"
Menendez said. "He wants to
prove how good he is."
Foltz, who had 10 strikeouts,
was being matched pitch for
pitch by Hernandez, who had six
strikeouts .through the first four
innings.
But in the fifth, the Conchs
broke through. Senior catcher
Louis Pazo led off with a double
and was replaced by courtesy
runner Alfred Rahming.
Artie Grizzle then singled to
left. Rahming tore around third
base but slipped and fell. As he
scrambled back to the bag, the
shortstop made a wild throw.
Rahming, a speedster on the
football team, changed direc-
tions and sped across the plate to
put the Conchs ahead, 1-0.
After Foltz set the side down
in order in the sixth, the Conchs
pushed across two runs in their
half of the inning.
With one out, freshman
Michael Arencibia singled and


See CONCHS / 21


Palmer Trinity
the next big test
for the Dolphins
By DAVID BALL
dball@keynoter.com

The Marathon High School
baseball team will attempt to fol-
low its breakout 11-4 win over
Westwood Christian last week
with a crucial District 16-2A
match-up against Palmer Trinity
at 4 p.m. today in Miami.
Marathon coach Luis Leal
said a win today would boost the
2-2 Dolphins' confidence head-
ing into another big game against
Coral Shores Monday.
"Apparently, Palmer's pitch-
ing staff is pretty good and they


are decent in the field," Leal said.
"It looks like we are going to face
a team maybe a little bit better
than Westwood, so a win.would
be great."
. Against Westwood, sopho-
more ace Toby Eigner pitched a
dominant complete game with
five strikeouts and junior slugger
Sean O'Connor ripped two
homers and five RBI with a 5-
for-5 performance at the plate.
"Sean kind of stubbed his toe
[this weekend], but it should be
healed by Wednesday," Leal said.
"We've got today and tomorrow
to focus on hitting and defense
and cut down on the simple mis-
takes."

See DOLPHINS / 22


Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOW
Coral Shores senior midfielder Marissa Millman (right)
chases a Taravella attacker away from the net in the Lady
Hurricanes' 12-11 loss to the visiting Trojans on Saturday.


Lady Canes


come up short


Lacrosse squad
on short end
of 12-11 defeat
By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadlow@keynoter.com

Only a last-minute save by
the Taravella goalie stopped
Coral Shores' girls lacrosse
team Saturday.
The Lady Hurricanes (2-2)
outplayed visiting Taravella in
the second half, but a four-goal
halftime deficit proved too
much as Coral Shores fell, 12-
11.
"I would not have been
more proud even if we had
won," head coach Mark Hall
said. "The girls never quit and
they learned that they can
come back on a team that is


winning."
The Lady Trojans seemed
to score easily in the first half,
running out to a 10-6 halftime
lead.
Coral Shores regrouped
during intermission and came
out playing "fierce defense,"
Hall said.
The Lady Hurricanes
outscored Taravella, 5-2, in the
second half.
The Coral Shores attackers
got a shot with 30 seconds left
that would have tied the game
and forced overtime, but the
Trojan goalie made the save.
Vallarie Ostenson and
Brittany Wood each scored
three Coral Shores goals.
Rachel Catanio and Darcie
Spaulding scored two each,


See CANES / 22


Marathon has district

match-up today






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Lady Conchs open district play


Softball team
is coming off
a pair of wins
By DICK WAGNER
Keynoter Contributor


Fresh from a two-game series
sweep of a touring Texas team,
the Key West High School soft-
ball team plays its District 16-4A
opener at 4 p.m. today against
visiting St. Brendan.
The Conchs emerged from a
hitting drought and defeated
Corsicana, a school in arid coun-
try southeast of Dallas, 8-7 and
16-10, last weekend to improve
their record to 4-3.
Friday night's game unfolded
languidly at the Conchs' Back
Yard. The ballpark, though far
from a cow pasture, evoked a
country feel with its biting bugs
and woodsy borders. Smoke
from the concession-stand grill
lingered over the outfield.
Ashley Henriquez started on
the mound for the Conchs and
overcame early wildness.
Corsicana was ahead, 2-0, and
threatening to score more when
she recorded a bases-loaded
strikeout.
She. loped happily to the
dugout where coach Dave
Gootee greeted her with, "Good
job."


The Conch bats, however,
were as tepid as they had been in
recent games, which didn't go
over well with assistant coach
Frank Ratcliff. "Attack the ball,"
he yelled, as the Conchs came to
bat in the third.
The team took his advice.
Victoria Commander singled
to center field and scored on a
hard double by Henriquez that
cut the lead to 2-1. Then in the
fourth, shortstop Heather
Palladino confidently tripled
with the bases load to cap a four-
run inning and put the Conchs
ahead, 5-2.
Henriquez overpowered
Corsicana until the sixth when
the Tigers scored four runs to
take a 6-5 lead.
The Conchs came back in
their half of the inning to tie the
score, 6-6, but Corsicana went
ahead again, 7-6, in the seventh
and was three outs from victory.
Moments later, a bases-loaded
single by sophomore Jianna
Hemandez scored the tying and
winning runs, and sent the play-
ers up to Rex Weech Field to see
the Key West-Pace baseball
game. They filed in, happily
spreading the news, orange dirt
still clinging to their uniform
pants.
The teams met again Saturday
afternoon, after Corsicana had


Foltz handles Pace


CONCHS / From 20

stole second. He went to third on
an infield hit by sophomore
Frankie Ratcliff and scored on a.
single by his brother, junior
Santi Arencibia.
Pazo followed with a fly-ball
single that dropped just inside
the line in right and scored
Ratcliff for a 3-0 lead.
"Louie Pazo is one of the best
leaders I have been around,"
Menendez said. "He wants to
win and the way he and the other
older guys [Grizzle and Santi
Arencibia] have taken our young
guys under their wings has been
great."
Pace did not go down tamely
in the seventh.
A double and a single cut the
lead to 3-1, and the Spartans had
a runner on third with one out.
But Foltz got the next batter on a
called strike a pitch the Pace
coaches vehemently believed
was way high and then
induced the following batter to
pop up, end the game and send


the fans home happy.
"The crowd was big,"
Menendez said. "I think our kids
feed off a good rowdy crowd.
The fans really give us a tremen-
dous home-field advantage." '

Key West 10, Sagemont 0
The Conchs came back on
Saturday night and won behind
the pitching of Blayne Weller,
who threw four scoreless
innings. Freshman Nolan
Thomas hit first home run, a
shot that cleared the right-field
fence, a rare occurrence at Rex
Weech Field.
Pazo continued his hot hitting
with a two-run triple and
Michael Arencibia had two hits.
"I actually thought we were
flat, but we responded late in the
game," Menendez said. The
Conchs scored six runs in the
fifth inning.
Key West will take a 5-2
record into Friday night's home
game against American
Heritage. The same teams will
meet Saturday night. Both
games start at 7:30.


played yet another game against
the Key West JV.
The Tigers got off to a 4-0
start but Key West came right
back with three runs, the last two
on a double by Kristen Babich,
who was rewarded with a hug
from her dad-Matt.


In the sixth

inning, the

Conchs left

Corsicana

dazed

when they

scored

10 runs.


The error-plagued game
remained close and even though
Corsicana had a 7-6 lead after
five and a half innings, the Tigers
seemed to be wilting in the sun.
Prone to indecision, they were
also physically overmatched and
looked vulnerable in bare-shoul-
dered gold uniforms and blue
knee socks. The Conchs, in con-
trast, wore gray uniforms with
the pinstripes on their long pants
accentuating the height of tall
players such as Henriquez,
Babich and the talented freshman
right fielder Lauren Wells.
In the sixth, inning, the


Conchs left Corsicana dazed
when they scored 10 runs, teeing
off as if it were batting practice.
Wells, with a single, and Trish
Wise, with a double, had two
RBIs in the inning.
Lindsay Yochum gave up
three runs in the top of the sev-
enth but hung on for the com-
plete-game victory.
Runs may be harder to come
by today. St. Brendan's likely
pitcher will be Tamara Hidalgo,
who baffled the Conchs last sea-
son in a Sabers' victory at the
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Senior
attackman ,..
Alex ,
Burchfield (21)
of Coral
Shores cradles
the ball in his
cross as
he heads
downfield
against
American
Heritage of
Plantation.
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scored twice
for the
Hurricanes,
but Heritage
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Heritage upends Hurricanes


CANES / From 20

and Kelsey Garcia scored a solo
goal.
Assists were credited to
Ostenson and Spaulding.
Sarah Taylor had six saves in
the goal.
Coral Shores' girls play at
home at 6 p.m. today against
Cypress Bay (2-1).
"It should be a great game to
watch," Hall said.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
High School travels to Coral
Shores for a 7:30 p.m. Friday


game.
Boys fall
The Coral Shores boys' team
made its strongest start of the
early season Saturday, scoring
three goals against visiting
American Heritage of
Plantation.
But the offense stalled as
Heritage ramped up its defense,
and Heritage pulled steadily
away to a 7-3 win.
Attackman Alex Burchfield
scored twice in the first quarter,
while Mike Gregory scored a
solo goal.


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Coral Shores (0-4) was
scheduled to visit Pines Charter
School earlier this week; results
were not available at press time.
The Hurricane boys will host
American Heritage of Boca
Raton at 5 p.m. Thursday at the
Tavernier field.
Coral Shores then visits
Heritage of Plantation on
Tuesday.
The Tornadoes' middle-
school club team from Key
Largo School played a close
game against a more experi-
enced Palmetto team but lost,
7-5.


I rallies trom
7-1 deficit


By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadlow@keynoter.com


Coral Shores' baseball
Hurricanes took a two-game win-
ning streak into a showdown with
the defending District 16-3A
champion earlier this week.
Results from the home game
Tuesday against Gulliver Prep
were not available at press time.
The Hurricanes ran their
record to 3-2 with wins over
Palmer Trinity on Friday and
Spanish River High School
Saturday.
Coral Shores rallied from a
six-run deficit to beat Spanish
River, 8-7, in a home game
played at Island Christian School.
"That was a heck of a game,"
head coach Jeff Meyers said.
"We got down big but our guys
kept after them."
The Hurricane lineup
scratched out five runs to draw
within 7-6.
Stephen Fowler tagged a two-
run homer in the bottom of the
sixth to put the Canes ahead to
stay.
Chris Noble got the pitching
win, and also homered. Ryan
Biondoletti earned a mound save,
and doubled.
Catcher Lee Cash went 4-for-


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4 to lead the Hurricanes' 11-hit
offense.
Spanish River was held to five
hits for the game, but had a 7-1
lead going into the bottom of the
second.
"We made some mistakes that
let them score early runs, but then
our defense settled down and
played well," Meyers said.
That followed a 5-2 win over
Palmer Trinity on the road.
Newcomer Mike Rentz
earned the pitching decision by
shutting down the Falcons.
Senior first baseman Rafael
Medina doubled and singled for
Coral Shores. "We did a good job
of manufacturing runs," Meyers
said.
Back-to-back wins help get
the Hurricanes in'the right frame
of mind to take on Gulliver Prep.
"We're going against one of
the best teams in the state, maybe
the country," Meyers said. "We
better be sharp."
Gulliver (5-0) got three home
runs in the second inning alone to
beat a strong Miami Springs
team, 9-5, Friday.
Last season, Coral Shores fin-
ished as 16-3A runner-up to
Gulliver, then ranked as the top
3A team in the state.
The Hurricanes visit a good
Westwood Christian team on
Friday, then travel to Marathon
for a 4 p.m. game Monday.


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look solid


DOLPHINS / From 20

Marathon committed three
errors last week, and Leal said he
hoped to cut those down to give
Eigner the opportunity to throw
strikes today.
"It all starts with pitching. It
keeps us in the game," Leal said.
"If Toby can pitch strikes, which
I think he will, we just need to
back him up in the field and be
consistent."
Leal plans to give Eigner his
third straight start against the
Coral Shores Hurricanes (3-2) in
a 4 p.m. game on Monday in
Marathon.
"We'll have probably George
Hoffman ready to come in for
relief," Leal said. "Hopefully
Toby can go four or five innings,
just enough to keep us ahead."


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Tennis Conchs play even with Doral


The girls win,
the boys fall;
Canes are Friday
By DICK WAGNER
Keynoter Contributor

As planes and sea birds
competed for space above the
maroon-and-gray courts
Friday afternoon, Key West
High School tennis coach Paul
Findlay looked out at the Doral
Academy players warming up
and said, "These kids are good,
I can tell."
It was a familiar story: The
Conchs against a Miami-area
private school.
"We're at a disadvantage


Lady Cane:


because all these kids play
tournaments on weekends,"
Findlay said. "The kids who
want to get good here have to
play adults and that's not the
same."
The better competition,
though, is always a. good
barometer.
"When we get into the
Miami schools, that's when we
see if the stuff we're working
on is paying off," Findlay said.
Friday turned out to be a
good day for the Conchs.
The girls won, 4-3, and the
boys performed well before
losing by the same score.
Key West's No. 1 girls' sin-
gles player, Gabby


swat past Warriors


But the boys
have a tougher
time of it
By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadlow@keynoter.com

A strong showing by the
Hurricane girls' team Friday
got the Coral Shores tennis
program rolling on a positive
note.
The Lady Canes beat their
Westminster Christian counter-
parts, 4-3, in a final that came
down to Annie Leopold and
Stellar Levy posting an 8-2
decision in the No. 2 doubles.
Sydney Stroup topped
Westminster's Jessica Vondrak
at No. 1 singles, 8-6.
Simona Lichvar at Coral
Shores' No. 4 defeated
Stephanie Erichson, 8-4; and
Leopold at No. 5 won, 8-3,
over Alex Bado.
Westminster's Taylor Chao
won at No. 2, 8-2, over Allison
Rhyne (CS); and Christina
Lopes (WC) beat Hannah
Padgett (CS), 8-5, at No. 3.
The Lady Warriors took the
No. 1 doubles spot, with
Stroup and Rhyne falling, 8-5.
Coral Shores' boys lost in
the team score, 5-2, after the
Warriors swept the singles.
"We had a tough time with
[Westminster] last year, they
swept us in almost every spot,"
Coral Shores coach Blake Fry
said. "They are very, very solid
in both boys and girls, so


defeating their girls team was a
nice way to start out our sea-
son."
Fry said the boys' team
made up ground from last year.
"Our boys played one of the
top men's teams in South
Florida," he said. "Even
though the scores are a bit lop-
sided, we played very well at
each position. We are going to
win a lot of matches this sea-
son."
The Hurricanes won both
doubles matches, with Walsh
and Moeller taking an 8-2 vic-
tory at No. 1. Kellar
Fitzpatrick and Zack Stroup
won for Coral Shores at No. 2
doubles, 8-5.
In singles, Emmett Walsh
(CS) lost to Chris Dickson at
No. 1, 8-1; No. 2 Dylan
Moeller (CS) lost, 8-3, to
Sebastian Correa; No. 3 Kellar
Fitzpatrick (CS) lost, 8-1, to
Alex Lopez; Zack Stroup (CS)
at No. 4 lost to Chris Hyma, 8-
0; and Aaron Fryman lost at
No. 5, 8-1 to Ron Wright.
"We are young but talented
on the girls side," Fry said.
"We have some very strong
upperclassmen on our boys
team that will continue to
improve week in and week
out."
Coral Shores plays at
LaSalle on Thursday, then
hosts Key West High School
Friday. The Key West match
tentatively is scheduled to
begin at 3 p.m., but could be
advanced to 2 p.m.


Scammacca, was locked in a
battle with Alejandra Lomena,
a talented eighth-grader.
Using a drop shot effective-
ly, Scammacca took a 2-1 lead
in the match, but lost the next
game when her shot at 5-40
sailed long. "My, God, what
are you doing?" she asked her-
self.
Over on Court 2, Nick Lark,
the Conchs' No. 1 boys singles
player, flung his racket, dis-
gusted at going down, 1-4, to
Gabriel Gimenez.
Scammacca kept battling
and was down only 4-5 and at
30-30 in the 10th game after
she put away a short ball with
a backhand cross-court shot.
But she fell apart from there
and Lomena went on to an 8-4
victory.
"I was so bad," Scammacca
said afterward. "She wasn't
hitting that hard. I set myself
up for perfect points and I
can't close them."
The sophomore to6k the
defeat seriously.
"I'll think about this until I
play again, which will be
tomorrow morning," she said.
Shadows covered the courts
by the time Scammacca and
senior Hannah Findlay won
their doubles match to clinch
the 4-3 victory.
Sarah Fitzsimmons, Rachel
Walker and Laura Kaczkowski


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Great Strides Walk
enters eighth year

On March 31, the eighth
annual Mercury Redbone Island
Walk, part of the Great Strides
Walk to cure Cystic Fibrosis,
will take place in Islamorada.
The 5K walk will be at
Founders Park, mile marker 87.
Registration will be at 8 a.m.,
the walk at 9. A continental


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breakfast and a light lunch will
be served.
For information call 664-
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5K Walk/Run
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KAIR (Keys Area
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is hosting its inaugural 10K Run
and 5K Walk/Run at the Beach


at 8 a.m. March 10.
The race will start and end at
Sombrero Beach in Marathon
and include food, raffles and
music.
KAIR is a not-for-profit-
faith-based organization serving
individuals and families in the
Middle Keys who find them-
selves in crisis. Some are tran-
sient and homeless and others
are long-term residents.
KAIR provides immediate


emergency assistance and adds
follow-along care and case
management. Approximately
100 applications a month are
received requesting assistance
and all proceeds from the
walk/run will be used to contin-
ue assisting local residents.
Additional information can
be found at www.southern
mostrunnersclub.com or by
calling KAIR at 743-4582.


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supporting documentation regarding the display and classified ads. These requirements
are often troubling to the publishers, and it seems I spend far too much time with follow-up
calls and e-mails requesting receipts and tear sheets and affidavits and the like. Such was
not the case at all with you and the Keynoter. You not only were a great help to me in
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Keynoter Staff

Island Christian's baseball
Eagles look ahead to Tuesday
when the squad plays its first
home game of 2007.
The Eagles (1-1) were
scheduled to open the season
with four straight games on
the road, including a Friday
trip to Champagnat.
Results from a trip -to
Archbishop Carroll, a Class
3A team, earlier this week
were not available at press
time.
The Eagles got schooled by
defending state Class A cham-
pion Brito Private, 17-1,
Friday in Miami.
Brito rallied for nine runs
in the second inning, after
scoring five times in the first.
The Eagles, which finished
second in District 16-A last
year to Brito, scored their lone
run in the top of the fourth.
Island Christian has offen-
sive firepower the Eagles
opened the baseball season
with a 15-0 rout of Florida
Bible but were held to one
hit in the five-inning Brito
game.
The Westwood Christian
JV is scheduled to play at
Island Christian at 4 p.m.
Tuesday. The Eagles then go
back on the road Friday to
Boca Raton Christian.

Softball at home
Island Christian's Lady
Eagle softball team plays two
home games this week, at 4
p.m. Thursday against Boca
Raton Christian, and 4 p.m.
Friday against Redland
Christian.
Results from a game earlier
this week at Redland were not
available at press time.
The young Lady Eagle
team plays at Plantation Key
School at 4 p.m. Tuesday.


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Lady Dolphins fall to Carrollton


Tennis girls
are close but
no wins Friday
By DAVID BALL
dball@keynoter.com

Marathon's top varsity tennis
girls looked strong in close
matches against a talented
Carrollton squad Friday, but it
still wasn't enough to affect the 7-
0 shutout loss.
The Lady Dolphins move to 0-
2 on the season after a season-
opening loss at Key West. The
boys' team stands at 0-1 and did
not play against all-girls school
Carrollton.
The Marathon girls didn't
look like the underdogs against
Carrollton in the No. 1 match, as
the Dolphins' Gabby Brossard
led early in her match.
However, the Carrollton play-
er brought the match back to 7-7
before winning two straight
games to close out with the 9-7
win.
"Gabby was upset over it, as it
was a match she was in the whole
way," Dolphins coach Mark
Hooper said. "No. 1 is always the
hardest position on the team,
because you are always playing
the very best players. Still,
Gabby's looking forward to the
rematch."
Marathon faces Carrollton
again in Miami at 2 p.m. this
Saturday.
At the No. 2 position,
Marathon's Angela Farello was
up 6-0 over her Carrollton oppo-


on the system."
Hooper said it's still a young
season, and he hopes his girls
continue to improve as they head
towards the much-awaited Conch
Cup tournament that feature
teams from Marathon, -Coral
Shores and Key West high
schools. Marathon was the run-
ner-up last year.


Photo by MARK HOOPER
Marathon's Kelsey Wonderlin returns a shot by a Carrollton
opponent in her 8-0 loss Friday. The Lady Dolphins fell, 7-0.


nent before getting swept in eight
straight games to lose 8-6.
"We're going to work on that
in practice, about not being afraid
to win," Hooper said. "For six
games, she played great. But
some unforced errors and the
other girls starting coming back."
Marathon No. 3 player Kelsey
Wonderlin was simply over-
matched in her 8-0 loss, Hooper
said, but played smart for being
an eighth-grader.
No. 4 Annabelle Walker lost
8-1 and No. 5 Emily Bradshaw
fell 8-1.


In doubles, the No. 1 team of
Brossard and Farello lost 6-2, as
did the No. 2 team of Wonderlin
and Walker.
"Both of our doubles teams I
think are matched well, and they
have the right players in the right
positions," Hooper said. "This is
still new to them, playing dou-
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10 to test 11 students from the Upper Keys for their black
belts. They are (front from left) Tyler Markiewicz, Kelly Perez,
Victor Alvarez, Duncan Mathewson, Kathryn Hammer,
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Keynoter photo by JESSICA MACHETTA
RUNNING FOR A CAUSE: Saturday's No Name 5K
Walk/Run brought out 238 runners and walkers in the sixth
annual fundraiser for the Monroe County Domestic Abuse
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Track program on track

Roster filled.
with newcomers
as well as vets
By DICK WAGNER -
Keynoter Contributor i

Although the star sprinter
Laurence Marius has gone on to
Georgia Tech, the Key West
High School track team has ,., '', a '
plenty of speed as it goes into -'- ,
the new season... .
One of the fastest is senior
Marcus Bolen, who was on a
strong 4 x 400 relay team last
year. He also excels in the long
jump, recording a mark of 21
feet in last Friday's opening
meet at Belen Jesuit in Miami. .: ,.. .
Senior Mike Eder, the top '; ., '.-..
runner on last fall's cross-coun- -* .
try team, will be a mainstay of D. ..-
the 4 x 800 relay team. He .-
turned in a fast split last Friday.
Jaxson Coleman, Keith ". -
Durdin and soccer player Seve X .
Llama will also compete on
relay teams. 1l; uf
On the girls' side, Karolina .
Nowak, Daphne Barnett, I .. 3..^,
Courtney Walker and Francesca .'
Hicks will form a strong relay
team. Twins Jenna and Lea
Moeller will also be factors in
running events,. as will Tyler
Buckheim, Olivia Kent and
Hali Lombardi.
Lombardi is also a long
jumper she did 14 feet 10 "i
inches last Friday and her
best event is the pole vault.
Lombardi has finished eighth in Conch Glc
the state meet in the pole vault Brea (abo)
two years in a row and has a .*,-. .mnnc the


personal best of 10 feet. Lauren Arias and Erica
Hunter Potalivo, Travis Lipner-Berstein' are also strong
Stokes and Michael Labrada in the discus.
form a strong pole-vaulting "We have a lot of new
team. Each cleared 10-6 Friday. faces,'" said coach Dave
Senior Caitlin Holubar Perkins, who has more than 80
returns as a discus thrower. She on the roster. "It's too soon to
went to the state meet last year tell how we'll do."
and finished-ninth with a per- The first home meet will be
sonal-besi toss of 104 feet, 9 March 10 against Homestead
inches. anSouth ade.


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City of Layton City Hall, 68260 Overseas Highway, MM 681 Layton, Florida
33001 on Thursday, March 1, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. The agenda is available at
City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
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 she
may need to ensure that verbatim record of the proceedings is made (Section
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Keys Fishing


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Shell sail contest
starts on Friday

The Leon Shell Memorial
Sailfish Tournament, set for
Friday through Sunday, in
Key Colony Beach, expands
from one to two full days of
sailfishing and offers a
$20,000 purse.
The winning boat is to
receive a grand prize of
$15,000 cash, with first and
second runners-up taking
home $1,000 and $500.
respectively. Scoring is
based on the total number of'
sailfish released.
Anglers who catch the
biggest wahoo, dolphin,
kingfish and tuna take home
$250 in prize honey.
The tournament is named
for the late Capt. Leon Shell,
best known as the inventor
of the Leon Lure, an artifi-
cial lure widely regarded as
one of the best smoker or
bubble-creating lures ever
devised.
The beneficiary of the
event is Hospice of the
Florida Keys/Visiting Nurse
Association. Annual pro-
ceeds have grown from a
meager $500 the first year to
$10,000 last year. In total,
nearly $50,000 has been con-
tributed to Hospice.
Prompting the event was
Shell's affliction with cancer,
which took his life in 1997.
"I couldn't have done it
without Hospice services,"
his widow Lois recalls.
A $1,000 academic schol-
arship and an invitation to
compete in the 2008 IGFA
Junior Angler World
Championship aait the top
angler in the junior division.
A $500 scholarship goes to
the first runner-up and a
$250 scholarship is slated for
the second runner-up.
Fishing is to run from 8"
a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and
Sunday. The awards dinner
is set for 7 p.m. Sunday at
Sparky's Landing in Key
Colony Beach.
Entry fees are $400 for
the first angler and boat cap-
tain, and $150 for each addi-
tional angler up to a maxi-
mum of six per boat.
For more information and
registration, contact Capt.
-Marty Sendecki or Capt.
Terry Fisher at 289-1310.


DOLPHIN IN
FEBRUARY:
Check out these
58.2-pound and
40-pound
dolphin caught
Feb. 21 off
Marathon on
; the edge of the
S Gulf Stream on
an overnight
trip aboard a
50-foot Hatteras
owned by Harry
F F Rix. Anglers are
Rix, Steve Flood,
Joe Schmidt
S -,- .and Tom Tucker.



Regs can be confusing


Err on the side
of caution when
taking's prohibited

If you've spent any time on
the waters of the Keys fishing,
there's a better-than-average
chance you've unwittingly bro-
ken the law.
Point in fact: Ever been way
out on a gulf wreck just to have
every snapper hooked eaten by a
jewfish? Then rig up your heavi-
est rod, drop down a bait and
hook him up? And after getting
him boat side, lip-gaff him and
pull him into the boat for a pic-
ture?
If I were a National Marine
Fisheries Service law officer, I
would have to cite you for two
infractions.
Ever catch that over-the-slot-
size snook of a lifetime and hold
him up out of the water for a
quick picture? Violation.
Been on an oceanside flat, see
a rolling tarpon approaching,
ready your fly rod or your crab on
a spinning rod, make the cast and
hook him up? Ever pull that same
tarpon over the gunwale to meas-
ure him and take a quick snap-
shot? Two violations (if you don't
have a tarpon tag aboard).
The latter two examples are
taking the true written definition
of the law to extremes, but the
first is a serious issue and would
hold up in court if it happened in
federal waters.
Let's start with the basics.
State and federal fishing regu-
lations differ slightly. Federal
waters start 3 miles from shore in
the Atlantic and 9 miles from
shore in the Gulf or Florida Bay.
NOAA Special Agent Ken
'. Blackburn supplied the exact
wording of federal regulations


Stand then
his inter-
pretation:
622.7
tions: In
i10 addition to
y o t the general
a prohibi-
tions in
600.725 of
this chap-
ter, it is
unlawful
Cal Sutphin for any per-
son to do
any, of the following: .
(k) Fish for, harvest or possess
a prohibited species or a limited-
harvest species in excess of its
limitation, sell or purchase such
species, fail to comply with
release.
622.32 Prohibited and lim-
ited-harvest species:
(a) General. The harvest and
possession restrictions of this
section apply without regard to
whether the species is harvested
by a vessel operating under a
commercial vessel permit. The
operator of a vessel that fishes in
the [Exclusive Economic Zone, a
maritime designation,] is respon-
sible for the limit applicable to
that vessel.
(b) Prohibited species.
Prohibited species, by geographi-
cal area, are as follows:
(ii) Goliath grouper may not
be harvested or possessed in or
from the Gulf EEZ. (iii) Red
drum and Nassau grouper may
not be harvested or possessed in
or from the Gulf EEZ. Such fish
caught in the Gulf EEZ must be
released immediately with a min-
imum of harm.
(ii) Goliath grouper and
Nassau grouper may not be har-
vested or possessed in or from the
South Atlantic EEZ. Goliath


grouper and Nassau grouper
taken in the South Atlantic EEZ
incidentally by hook-and-line
must be released immediately by
cutting the line without removing
the fish from the water.
In other words, according to
Blackburn, "You cannot inten-
tionally target Goliath grouper,
Nassau grouper or any other pro-
hibited species in federal waters."
Florida regulations tend to be
more forgiving in their wording.
Florida Statute 68B says:
(3) The possession, purchase,
sale or exchange of any Nassau
grouper or goliath grouper is pro-
hibited.
(6) "Harvest" means the
catching or taking of a fish by any
means whatsoever, followed by a
reduction of such fish to posses-
sion. Fish that are caught but
immediately returned to the water
free, alive and unharmed are not
harvested.
"In addition, temporary pos-
session of a fish for the purpose
of measuring it to determine
compliance with the minimum
size requirements of this chapter
shall not constitute harvesting
such fish, provided that it is
measured immediately after tak-
ing, and immediately returned to
the water free, alive and
unharmed if undersize."
The extreme interpretation of
the federal law is that an angler
cannot intentionally target a fish
that is out of season or illegal to
posses, but if you want to be a
conscientious angler, do the right
thing.
If condoning big fish being
pulled into a boat for a picture
continues to be glossed over
every magazine, TV show, news-
paper and advertisement, then all
it takes is one tree hugger to say,

See SUTPHIN / 30


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

March 2 and 3:
Backbone Lures Fish 'Til
You Lose It. Islamorada.
Anglers compete to
catch the finned denizens
of the flats and back-
country, fishing with one
lure until they lose it.
Contact Paul Tejera at
393-2156 or send an e-
mail to captbackbone@
aol.com.
March 2 to 4: Capt.
Leon Shell Memorial
Billfish Tournament. Key
Colony Beach. Anglers
pursue sailfish in honor of
the late lure maker who
made the Middle Florida
Keys his home. The tour-
nament benefits Hospice
of the Florida Keys.
Contact Terry Fisher at
289-1310 or write to PO.
Box 510910, Key Colony
Beach, FL 33051-0910.
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
outstanding catches and
prizes in a host of cate-
gories. Contact Doris
Harris at (800) 970-9056 or
295-6601, by e-mail at
director@keywesffishing
tournament.com, or visit
www.keywestfishing
tournament.com.
+ March 9 to Nov. 30:
Key West Fishing
Tournament. This popular
8.5-month competition
targets more than 40
species of fish. Contact
Doris Harris at 295-6601 or
(800) 970-9056, by e-mail
at director@keywestfish
Ingtournament.com, or
visit www.keywesffishing
tournament.com.
March 27 to 30:
Islamorada All-Tackle
Spring Bonefish
Tournament. Anglers com-
pete to catch the gray
ghost of the flats in the
legendary shallows sur-
rounding Islamorada. This
all-release tournament
features trophies and
prizes. Contact Jim Bokor
at 852-1694 or by e-mail
at jabok@aol.com.






.ys Fishing


Wednesday, February 28, 2007


The yellowtail is really


turned on out there


But first, find
out how to safely
make the trip out
Two months into the new year,
it's already been an interesting
year for fishing.
We've had a few cool spells
but overall, it has been quite
warm. There have been the windy
days, as well, but on average, we
have been quite blessed with
more calm, or relatively calm,
days than normal so far.
The fish have been around in
their usual areas in good num-
bers, with the occasional move
that stumped us from day to day.
Bait has been, on average, plenti-
ful enough.
Now is the time to hit them
heavy, as March is known for
windy days, when you cannot get
out for long spells at a time.
What's been good all year and
is continuing is the yellowtail
fishing all along the reef line. It
will vary from time to time as to
the best depth, but it has been by
far the hottest fishery.
The average size of fish
brought in has been larger than
normal for this time of year. It has
actually made yellowtail fishing,
normally one of the most frustrat-
ing and aggravating types of fish-
ing, very enjoyable.
What has been quite unusual
has been the large numbers and
size of fish that have been in rel-
atively shallow waters, from 35
to 50 feet. This has given many
anglers that are not that good at
the art of yellowtail fishing an
advantage, which you gain when
you don't have to work them in
deep waters.
There are many types of
attractants used in addition to
chum to raise the fish from the
bottom into your chum line. The
best has to be glass minnows.
These tiny fish are not that
good for bait, as they are so tiny;
and once frozen, they are usually
too soft to keep on a hook.
However, those with patience,
not to mention a tiny hook, can
thread several of them on for a
good bite. They are usually used
in addition to chum to raise the
fish and incite a feeding frenzy
the'likes of which turn the waters
behind your boat yellow with
fish.
A better bait that looks similar
is-a silverside, which is actually a
fresh water minnow that is 2 to 3
inches in size. It's much easier to
put on a hook and will attract a
larger fish to attack it.


Dave Navarro


Very
near the
yellowtail
activity,
which is
usua lly
concentrat-
ed along
the edge,
which is
the drop-
off section
of the reef
line where
it falls from
35 feet of


water downward to more than
120 feet deep, is another area that
has been very good.
The patch reefs have been
alive with a variety of fish from
yellowtail to mangrove and mut-
ton snappers, a variety of grouper
species, hogfish and many more.
These areas have also been cov-
ered time to time by a blanket of
other species that stay in the
water column between the bot-
tom and the surface.


These include mackerels,
jacks and others. These patch
reefs that are usually in depths of
18 to 35 feet do not normally
hold the big numbers of fish, but
have been known to provide a
bounty on occasion.
The patch reefs have been
more than adequate for finding at
least one keeper grouper, enough
of a variety of snappers to pro-
vide a very nice dinner and
enough action to keep everyone
happy.
I don't recommend you plan
to spend the entire day on one
patch reef, but rather hit a good
number of them to average out a
good catch. Like anywhere else,
the patch reefs are not all loaded
with what you are after, but you
may find that they have more to
offer than you had imagined.
With the depths you will be
fishing and the fact that you can
use your eyes, a fairly accurate
fish finder, to find the coral patch


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Be conscientious


Yellowtail good now


SUTPHIN / From 28
"I've had enough." Then the
party's ruined for everybody. The
laws are already in place to have
that done, and quite easily to-
boot.
Doing the right thing consists
of leaving the fish in the water.
According to Lisa
Ockelmann-Lobello, with the
Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission's
Snook Program, fish live in zero
buoyancy. To remove them from
their environment means putting
added stress on their internal
organs.
Also, hanging a fish by a lip
gaff or Boca-grip and then hang-
ing it vertically with all of its
weight supported by its jaw for a
picture can also cause major
damage. This is even more so for
snook and tarpon, which rely on a
suction-type vacuum to eat.
In addition, the fight time,
should be a short as possible
when playing a fish. A lot of


exceptionally large fish can die of
exhaustion quite easily, especial-
ly if the water temperature is
above 80 degrees. Longer fight
times could also leave the fish
vulnerable to predators like
sharks and barracuda.
If possible, fight the fish on
heavier tackle to quicken those
long fights.
The best rule of thumb would
be to leave the fish in the water. If
the hook cannot be removed eas-
ily, then cut the leader as close to
the hook as possible. If the fish is
lethargic and swimming on its
side or sinking when released,
gently grab the lower jaw (for
toothy critters, a lip gaff should
be fine) and pull the fish forward
to force waters through its gills.
Do not pull the fish backward;
doing so could drown the fish.
If this process lasts an hour,
again, it's the right thing to do.
And most importantly, wet your
hand before touching. The mucus
fish have coating on their bodies
designed to protect them from
bacteria and infection.


NAVARRO / From 29
reefs, you will find it is an effi-
cient way to fish.
The most consistent venue
the past weeks has been the bay.
It's usually one-third to a quarter
as rough as the ocean on windy
days in the open bay and if you
get in the vicinity of the numer-
ous flats, banks and islands, you
will be sitting in less than a few-
inch chop while in 20-knot
winds.
It is these numerous banks,
flats and islands that just scare
the hell out of most boaters that
are not used to transgressing the
area.
What you can catch, how to
catch it and most importantly
how to make a round trip with-
out incident will be the main
topic of this week's free fishing
seminar, this Thursday in our
outdoor amphitheater at our
Marine Educational Center at
mile marker 50 bayside. It starts
at 6 p.m. sharp and is open to


everyone.
The bay can provide the
fairest of fair-weather sailors
with a comfortable day of fish-
ing along with a wide variety of
species that not only challenge
the angler but also provides
them with a good box full of fish
to feast on.
One tip about working
around in the bay I can give is
very similar to when you first
started driving a car on your
own. Remember when you said,
"OK, let's see what this baby
can do!"
Well, having that attitude in a
boat in the bay will almost sure-
ly require you to take along a
bonefish rod so you won't look
so silly while your boat is 100
feet up on a flat sitting on its
side. You can always say with
your light rod in hand that you
meant to do that.
Capt. Dave Navarro owns
the World Class Angler in
Marathon and captains the
charter boat 'Dave's Dream.'


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cashier check; 15%
buyer prem; any person
interested ph
954-563-1999.

Sale Date: March 16,
2007 at 10:00 am,
3411 NW 9th Ave, Ft
Lauderdale, FL 33309
V10665 1993 Boston
MD1809BJ Hull ID#
BWCFA105H293, out-
board, pleasure, gas,
white fiberglass, L: 26ft,
R/O: Arthur Wells Webb
Jr., L/H: St Michaels
Bank, Lienor: Island
Tranquility t/a Garrison
Bight Marina, 711Eisen-
hower Dr., Key West, FL
V10666 2002 Apex Hull
ID# CKCR141729J102,
outboard, pleasure, gas,
white fiberglass, L: 17ft,
R/O: James O Crooks,
Lienor: Island Tranquility
t/a Garrison Bight Mari-
na, 711 Eisenhower Dr,
Key West, FL
Licensed & bonded
auctioneers flab422 flau
765 & 1911

Publish February 21,28,
2007,
Florida Keys Keynoter


No.3267200
NOTICE OF
PUBLIC AUCTION
The vehicles listed below
will be sold at public auc-
tion at All Keys Towing,
711 Largo Road, Key
Largo, FL 33037 at 8:00
AM on March 16,2007,
in accordance to Florida
Statute Section 713.78
for unpaid towing &
storage.
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse
3DrVIN#
4A3AK54F5VE119597
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2007
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No.3345100
Invitation for Bids
CITY OF KEY COLONY
BEACH
SEWER COLLECTION
SYSTEM REPAIRS

It is the intent of the City
of Key Colony Beach to
secure the services of a
licensed Contractor to
obtain a firm price for:

1. Replacement of exist-
ing lateral connections on
7th Street; consisting of
six (6), six inch (6) cast
iron/clay pipe lateral con-
nections that are approxi-
mately thirty five (35) feet
in length, for a total of 210
feet. Included will be the
installation of six (6) 8x 6
tees from the main line,
six (6) 6 x 4 wyes, and
twelve (12)4 cleanouts at
the property lines. PVC is
the material specified.
2. Replacement of three
manholes and rehabilita-
tion of one manhole on
West Ocean Drive.
3. Repair of approximate-
ly 2660 linearfeet of
8-inch clay pipe and rein-
statement of sixty associ-
ated service connec-
tions. Cured in Place
Pipe Lining is the method
specified.
4. Re-grouting of service
connections identified on
construction drawings as
requiring repairs. Addi-
tional repairs to service
connections identified
during the inspection of
the gravity lines.
Base bids for the Scope
of Work, above, should
be submitted separate-
ly from bids forthe fol-
lowing work:-
Repair of approximately
660 linearfeet of 8 inch
clay pipe and the rein-
statement of 11 associat-
ed service connections
on 8th Street and Sad-
owski Causeway/6th
Street. Cured in Place
Pipe Lining is the method
specified.
A Mandatory Pre-Bid
conference will be held
at City Hall at 2:00 p.m.
on Wednesday, March
14,2007.
All bids must be re-
ceived no later than
2:00 pm, Wednesday,
March 28, 2007. Four (4)
copies of completed bid
forms shall be placed in a
sealed envelope labeled
Key Colony Beach Sew-
er Collection System Re-
pairs. Bids shall be sent
or delivered to Utility
Board Clerk, City Hall,
PO Box 510141,600 W.
Ocean Drive, Key Colony
Beach, Florida, 33051.
Bids received after 2:00
p.m. on Wednesday,
March 28,2007 will be re-
turned to the sender un-
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Copies of the Bidding
and Contract Documents
may be obtained from the
Key Colony Beach Utility
Board Clerk, City Hall,
PO Box 510141, 600 W.
Ocean Drive, Key Colony
Beach, Florida 33051.
Telephone: (305)
289-1212, Ext. 0, Fax:
(305)289-1767.
Bids must be submitted
on the forms contained in
the Contract Documents.
No Bid Bond will be re-
quired. A Public Con-
struction Bond will be re-
quired in the amount of
one hundred percent
(100%) of the Contract
Price.
No bids will be consid-
ered unless the Bidder is
properly qualified to sub-
mit a proposal forthis
construction in accord-
ance with all applicable
laws of the State of Flori-
da. This shall include evi-
dence of possession of a
current license to perform
the work described in this
invitation. Only bids
from bidders with dem-
onstrated previous ex-
perience will be consid-
ered.

No bid shall be withdrawn
fora period of sixty (60)
days after the opening of
the bids without the con-
sent of the City.

The City reserves the
right to reject any or all
bids and to waive infor-
malities in the Bidding.
Vickie L. Bollinger,
City Clerk
Publish February 24, 28,
March 3,2007
Florida Keys Keynoter


No. 3578700
REVISED NOTICE OF
PUBLIC SALE

ANCHORTOWING
gives notice of
Foreclosure of Lien and
intent to sell vehicles
pursuant to subsection
713.78 of the Florida
Statutes that on March
16,2007,8:00 a.m. at
189 US Hwy 1, Key West,
FL 33040. ANCHOR
TOWING reserves the
right to accept or reject
any and/or all bids.
1. 1994 Jeep Grand Cher
VIN#
1J4FJ68SORL189237
2.16' Continental Gralv
BoatTrailerTAG#
J81QQR

3.2003 Rhino Moped
VIN#
RKC5CAOG43Y573153
4.1986 Ford VIN#
1FTEF25N3GNB34468
5.1995 MercVIN#
3MELM65L8SM628121
6 9004 RC Moto Moped


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No. 3765600
The Duck Key Security
District Advisory Board
will meet Tuesday
March 6,2007 at
4:00pm at 226 West
Seaview Drive, Duck
Key, FL. Meeting is open
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Tom Neville, Chairman.
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No.3789100
LEGAL NOTICE
DO285780 a 48' 1961
Bristol is abandoned in
Boot Key Harbor. Vessel
must be removed within
thirty days under FS
705.103 or it will be re-
moved by the State at the
expense of the owner or
the last know responsible
person. Anyone having
knowledge of this vessel
should contact FWC
Officer David Dipre at
305-289-2320 Ext304.
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LITTLE PALM ISLAND RESORT & SPA
Great Pay, Cash Incentives
ADMINISTRATIVE/PAYROLL ASSIST. ,
LICENSED NAIL TECHNICIAN
HEAD HOUSEKEEPER
YOGA INSTRUCTOR
Please stop by Little Palm Island at
28500 Overseas Highway on Little Torch Key
for an Employment Application
or call 872-2524


Are you looking for a quality work
environment? We are looking for
special people to join our service team!
NOW HIRING
*Marina Supervisor
*Guest Service Agents, all shifts
Exceptional benefits, 401K, Medical, Dental,
Vision, and Vacation. EOE, DFWP.
Please apply in person to:
Indigo Reef Resort,
1N 11600 1st St. Gulf, Marathon.


CORAL REEF PARK CO.

Bahia Honda division
Is offering the following
positions:

Full time Snack Bar

P/T Divemaster

Full time Equipment Rental

P/T 50 ton Boat Captain
W/ requirement
Dive Master License

Call (305) 872-3954 for interview.
Benefits available. EOE


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Book. Found irfPublix
parking lot. Call to
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EMPLOYMENT

260 General -
Miscellaneous
Banana Cabanna Acad-
emy needs Experienced
Preschool Teachers &
loving, caring individuals
to join our staff. We are
accepting applications
for full & part-time posi-
tions in the 2-yr-old class-
rm. Call Susan 745-1400
Big Pine Storage is
looking for a quality
Groundskeeper, valid
Driver's Lic. Also avail,
P/T Office Assistant po-
sition. Must work Satur-
days. Call Kris: 872-2590
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260 General-
Miscellaneous
Child Care Help needed
Part/Full time. No
experience necessary.
Call Barbara 743-3517
Concrete Pump Opera-
tor wanted. FFT, Will train.
FLA D.L. and good Eng-
lish nec. Middle Keys
pref. Lisa 305-393-0643
Construction Company
seeking Contract Admin,
Proj Mgr, Asst Proj Mgr,
Proj Eng, Superinten-
dents for Mid & Lower
Keys. Fax resume to
305-289-0848.
Cook/Delivery driver for
correctional feeding pro-
gram. Food production
exp, clean background &
drug screening required.
Benefits. 305-743-7168
Curves of Marathon-
Fitness tech. Part Time.
Fun, outgoing, energetic,
able to multi-task.
305-619-2828
CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


Cocoplum Beach & Tennis Club
Marathon
www.coconlun.comn
21 Freestanding Vacatiro Home Villas on the Ocean
General Manager Full Time -
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 resuie to e-mail:
allenlevitt@msn.corn
or call Allen for interview: 305-992-7908
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Newspaper


carrier


wanted

for the Marathon/Layton area.
Deliver our newspaper 7 days
a week between 4 a.m. &
6 a.m. This route pays over
$700 a week, with a $100
signing bonus (After 30 days
continuous employment).

Call Carter at 743-5551,
ext. 19 for more details.


260 General -
Miscellaneous

Dolphin Research
Center currently has a
full-time opening for an
Animal Care & Habitat
Specialist. The success-
ful candidate will be
responsible, organized,
and motivated individual
who demonstrates excel-
lent team player skills.
Must be diver certified,
physically fit, and able to
lift 75 pounds. Must work
well with animals and
have knowledge of dive
equipment maintenance
and repairs. Clean
driving record. Benefits
include medical insur-
ance, 401(k), vacation
and paid holidays.
Job descriptions avail-
able on our website at
www.dolphins.org Ad-
ditional information call
289-1121 ext. 243. EOE

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260 General -
Miscellaneous
Dolphin Research
Center has an opening
for a full-time Physical
Plant and Equipment
Specialist. Major duties
consist of assisting in
construction projects,
electrical, plumbing and.
automotive needs, plus
the maintenance of DRC
buildings, equipment,
vehicles, and boats.The
successful candidate will
be a responsible, orga-
nized, and motivated
individual who demon-
strates excellent team
player skills. Must have.
general handy-man
skills; be physically fit
and able to work in the
Florida heat. Clean driv-
ing record. Benefits
include medical insur-
ance, 401(k), vacation
and paid holidays.
Job descriptions avail-
able on ourwebsite at
www.dolphins.org. Ad-
ditional information call
289-1121, ext. 243. EOE
Electricians with
experience needed,
Marathon to Key West.
Top Pay. 305-481-7182
Fishing Guides Wanted
Southeast Alaska
Fishing Lodge. USCG
Captain's License/6 Pak
required. Excellent salary
+ gratuities. Room &
Board Included. June
through September. Call
800-999-0784 or contact:
info@vesbay.com
Foremen & Carpenters
needed. Must be knowl-
edgeable in form work.
Work located in Lower
Keys area. Tools and
transportation required.
Call 305-872-2100.
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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 /Iorl pl.it, ',tu
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.


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260 General-
Miscellaneous
Foster Homes Wanted
Training, Board Rate &
Support Provided.
Call Wesley House
305-289-2680
FT/PT Routeperson for
Marathon vending co.
M/F. Reliable a must.
Clean driving record.
Bondable. Moderate lift-
ing. Will train. Some
mech. ability helpful.
References required.
Call Harry, 305-289-7886
Hairdressers and Nail
Technicians. Rent,
Commission or Salary
Available. Established
clientele. Call 289-0014
Hairdressers
Full or Part time needed
for upscale salon. Salary
and/or commission.
Please call 745-2874.
Hairstylist/Barber, P/T
in Marathon. Busy shop,
Great $$. Very relaxed
atmosphere. Please call
561-312-3013.
Hangers, Framers and
Finishers. Salary
compensatory with
experience. Call
407-518-7777 or fax
resume to 407-518-7779.
Housekeeper: Marathon
PT, 20 hrs; 2 or 3 days/
week. Must be physically
fit, reliable & pleasant w/
attention to detail + good
references. Excellent
pay, steady year-round
work. Call Tara at
743-6586 weekdays.


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WASTE MANAGEMENT

DISPATCHER
"Key West'
Qualified candidates
will be able to assign
routes to Drivers on a
daily basis and also
complete and track all
paperwork turned in
at the end of they day.

Work with Managers, Drivers
& Customers
Waste Industry Exp. a PLUS!
6 Months of Dispatch Exp.
Required
Proficient with MS Excel
HS Diploma/GED & 18Yrs
Old
Competitive Pay &
Excellent Benefits!
Call, go online or
stop by to apply!
125 Toppino
Industrial Drive
Key West, FL
1-877-220-5627
www.wmcareers.com
Media Code: SNF
Job Code: SDSHT
WASTE
MANAGEMENT
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260 General -
Miscellaneous
Independent sales con-
tractor for new mosquito
and insect shield with no
poisons or insecticides.
Non competing lines OK.
Protected territory. www
.CostaRicanCaribe.com
Toll free 1-877-216-3899
Marathon Garbage
-Service now hiring
drivers w/ CDL Class A or
B; 2 yrs exp. nec. Apply in
person, 4290 O/S Hwy.
Marathon Garbage
Service now hiring
Helpers. Starting pay $9,
raises based on perfor-
mance. Apply in person,
4290 Overseas Hwy.
Mate for Snorkel Boat,
PT in Marathon. Must be
energetic, cheerful. drug-
free, non-smoker Willing
totra n 305-289-9938
Mechanic: Auto &
Marine. Pan rime or lull
time. EYprerience & loli'
required ApplI at 2525
Overseas HwV .1nr.n

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260 General-
Miscellaneous
Mechanic helper for
elevators needed. Some
electrical/mech. experi-
ence helpful. FIT, great
union benefits, training &
education provided.
Please call 743-4422-.
MM 66: Smallstore in
gated comm: P/T Clerk/
Cashier: stock & clean
store. 21 +. Pay depends
on exp. 305-664-4860
Outside sales, Full time.
Start immediately.
3 preset leads per day.
$100,000+, Multi-million
dollar company. Paid
weekly. 561-656-2042
CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


260 General-
Miscellaneous
P/T Cleaning person
Long Key & Marathon,
days & eves. Year round
work. 743-0697 lye msg
Part time Lower Keys
person needed to take
physical inventories, ear-
ly starting. 2-3days/week
8-10 hours/day. $9/hour.
Toll free 1-877-570-4839
Plumber, experienced.
Contact Ernest Rhodes
Plumbing at:
305-743-7072 ask for
Desiree orTudy.
Plumber wanted
Marathon Plumbing.
$25/hour + Truck.
Call 304-3055
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Secretary
Ncecled for small otfice .//,
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4 41-2200 '.
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i Healthcare Opportunities! g
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-PUNCHING" zone!

Registered Nurses 9 Therapists
9 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 e,-i'rl, i available as well! For a full
list of benefits, submission of resumes or applications or more infonnation,
please contact Barbara Fernandez, HR Manager via e-mail -
bfernandezihospicevna.com or via fax 305-292-9466. DFWP/EOE.

Also seeking: *Volunteers (patient care, fundraising & clericalioffice)

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, anm .,, '. .. a top-notch team ...
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260 *General -
Miscellaneous
Rental Agent for Busy
office. Experience
preferred. Reply to Box
B2685, C/O Keynoter
P.O. Box 158, Marathon,
FL 33050
Sales Clerk, Part Time
Flexible hours, at small
private community store.
Venture Out, Cudjoe Key
305-745-3233; or apply
at 701 Spanish Main,
Cudioe Key
Sea Turtle Beach Walk-
er to monitor turtle nest-
ing on Lower Matecum-
be. Involves 4 hrs per
day, 7 days fromApril 15-
Oct 31, 2007. Sucessful
applicant will be physical-
ly fit & exhibit common
sense. Reliability a must.
Pay is $15.00 per hour.
Email: CESKEYS@
BELLSOUTH.NET
Security-Guard needed.
Full time. Islamorada/
Marathon areas. Call
305-684-0033
Security Guard
Part time 3:00-11:30pm,
for private community.
Competive wages.
Apply in person Venture
Out, 701 Spanish Main,
Cudioe Key.
Teller. Middle & Upper
Keys. First State Bank is
seeking a friendly face for
our Teller Line! Candi-
dates should have 1 +
yrs exp cash handling, a
super-positive attitude &
the motivation to give
exceptional & friendly
service to our valued
customers. We offer full-
time, stable, year-round
employment, excellent
salaries, 401 K, pension
and profit sharing plans,
educational reimburse-
ment, as well as medical,
dental and life insurance
coverage. Call JC
293-7146 or e-mail
HR@KEYSBANK.COM
or fax 293-9504. EOE
M/F/V/D Member FDIC

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FRILND)LY STAFF IN A
RELAXED ATMOSPHERE
GIVING EXCELLENT
FAMILY-CENTERED CARE.
BE THE NURSE YOU
WANT TO BE.
CALL THE NURSING OFFICE
289-6403
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260 General -
Miscellaneous

Supel
The Westin Full Time:
NightAuditor
SSunset Key Full Time:
Sous Chef, Concierge
Banana Bay Full Time:
Maintenance Staff,
Front Desk
Westin & Sunset Key
245 Front Steet, Key
West 305-294-4000.
Email: Steve.lanier@
westinkeywestresort.
com EOE

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Wrecker Driver, F/T,
Key Largo. CDL lic req'd.
Apply in person: All Keys
Towing, 711 Largo Rd.
305-451-0471. DFWP.
$10-25Av.an Hr-Sell
beautiful and fun things in
busy setting. Vac. pay,
bonuses, overrides, 4-5
days/wk. Pick up app. at
Lazy Lizard, Publix,
Marathon 743-5001
265
Healthcare.
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
Dade
Full time Dental Assist-
ant position opening very
soon in our progressive
and friendly Marathon
dental office. Good
communication skills are
a must. Please caH
305-743-3410 or fax
resume to Dr. Kieferat
305-743-0092.
Nurse Analyst: LPN or
RN w/ 5 yrs hospital ex-
per in 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.
Receptionist/Data Entry
Operator. Part time.
Apply atfljobbs@sbc
global.net. Orfaxat
305-453-1516
270
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, 401K,
uniforms, paid holidays
and vacation. DFWP
EOE. Please submit
resume or complete
application at 2059 O/S
Hwy. or email sherry@
marathonboatyard.com
or fax 305-743-3074
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270
Office Clerical

Classified Sales
Representative
Full-time
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
EOE, DFWP
Full time Legal Asst. for
Marathon attorney.
Immediate opening.
Computer skills & office
experience required.
Exc. pay and benefit pkg.
Call 305-743-8118.
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270
Office Clerical
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 or fax resume
to Jen at 743-6523.
Medical Office Manager
Must have good
organizational skills,
computer skills and inter-
personal skills. Excellent
pay, Mon-Fri, and located
in Marathon. EOE,
Lic#HHA21872096.
Contact Debbie Premaza
at 305-743-9817.
Secretary. Quickbooks
exp. Paid vac, holidays
and ins avail. 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. Mustbe
detail-oriented w/ good
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The Moorings is
seeking a friendly, self
motivated, team player
fora 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.
275
Professional

Condo Mgr. Islamora-
da. CAM, Exp, Admin.-
Maint. Quickbooks. 84
Units. Full/Pt. Fax re-
sume to 1-305-664-2092
Exp. accountant
needed. A growing
aquaculture company
based in Plantation Key
Florida is looking for an
experienced and capable
accountant to join its
team. The person should
possess at least 5 years
experience in financial
accounting and be willing
to assume a high degree
of responsibility. The
person must have a
working knowledge of
GAAP (Generally
Accepted Accounting
Principles), and be highly
organized and
professional while work-
ing under tight deadlines.
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ble for preparing and
maintaining financial
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Professional
Florida Keys Aqueduct
Authority is looking for a
Distribution System
Operator for our Midddle
Keys Maint. Div. Repairs
and maintains water
distribution and transmis-
sion systems. Qualifica-
tions: HS diploma or
GED, min. 1 yr. exp. w/
public utlility, construc-
tion comp. or plumbing
contractor; ability to oper-
ate/use hand and power
tools. Must have good
employment references.
Must have a valid Florida
Class "A" CDL license or
ability to obtain w/in 6
mos. and ability to
perform work involving
heavy lifting. Application
deadline: 5:00 p.m. on
03/05/07. Starting Salary
$16.11/hr. Applications
(see web site at:
www.fkaa.com) may be
submitted to F.K.A.A.,
Attn: Dir. of H.R., 1100
Kennedy Drive, Key
West, FL 33040. EEO;
VPE:ADA.
Monroe County Electri-
cal Inspector Bldg, Mar
$46,678.33-$57,181.90
per yr40 HPW. Req: Voc/
Tech School, 7-10 yrs
exp. Must possess stan-
dard FL Electr Insp &
Plan Exam Licenses or
Electr Insp License w/
ability to obtain Prov
Licenses w/ in 90 days &
Standard Licenses w/ in
1 yr. Vet Pref Avail. Drug-
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Open until filled. Contact:
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280 Restaurants-
Bars Hotels

SupeirF

A Great Place To Work!
Waitstaff. Full or part time
days or evenings. Experi-
ence helpful, but willing to
train. Apply in person at
Cracked Conch Cafe,
4999 O/S Hwy, MM 49.5

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SAble to run line, control inventory.
Excellent pay and hours.
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280 Restaurants.
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
Desk Clerk. Sat & Sun,
3pm-11 pm.'Pleasant
working conditions, will
train. Key Colony Beach
Motel, 289-0411
Front Desk help wanted
Appy in person at
Blackfin Resort, 4650
O/S Hwy, Marathon.
305-743-2393
Laundry & some
housekeeping, 25-30
hrs/wk. Must speak Eng-
lish. Apply in person at
Seashell Beach Resort,
Grassy Key. MM 57.5
Now Hiring for All
Positions. Sunshine Key
RV Resort & Marina, MM
39. Full time + benefits.
305-872-2217 ask for
Wendv or Marlene.
Part time Housekeeper
at Marathon motel. Flexi-
ble hours, must speak
English. Apply in person
at 2222 O/S Hwy, Mthn
PT, day shift waitstaff
Apply at Leigh Ann's
Coffee House
7537 Overseas Hwy.
Resort Help
Immediate openings for
Front Desk/Reservations
Top pay.
Call 305-797-1707
Waitstaff, Bussers, and
Hostess needed for both
shifts. Call 664-4472 or
apply in person at Little
Italy, MM 68.5, Bayside.
CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


300
SERVICES

330
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

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545 Yard Sales-
Flea Markets
Free stuff, not free stuff
and really not free stuff.
Come and see! 7 North
Dr, MM 105.3, Bayside.
8-2pm, Sat. March 3.
Layton Garden Club
Flea Market: MM 68.5.
Sat. 3/3, 8-12. Large
variety of merchandise!
CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


545 Yard Sales -
Flea Markets
Moving Sale. 135
Avenue D. Coco Plum.
Sat & Sun. March 3-4.
9am-12:30.
Port Largo. 27 Bahama
Ave. Sat. March 3, 8am-?
Collectibles, furniture,
books, clothing, military,
Christmas & boat items.
575
Pets
Dachshund Puppies,
ready to go. Only 2 left.
Papers and first vaccine.
Only $350. Call
305-216-5362
Exotic Bengals Cats
Snow, Marbled, Spotted
Kittens, Ready to go.
TICA Registered.
.305-304-1617
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.
305-744-0809
Valentine Special, Baby
Birds. Amazon $795,
B&G Macaw $895, Citron
Cockatoo $895. Beautiful
& friendly. 305-453-0096
590
Miscellaneous
Alumnium hurricane
shutters. Various
lengths. Paid $7,000,
sacrifice at $3999. Call
for info. 818-400-5726
Children's 4pc bed set
$150. Old claw-foot tub,
$350. Golf cart, needs
work, $150.304-1572

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590
Miscellaneous
French doors: 2 wood,
72x80. 1 metal 69x80.
Accordion shutters for all,
$300 per door or obo.
305-853-0794
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
for you.
305-896-1521
Lady's Ruby &
Diamond Ring.
Asking $850.
Call 305-289-7633
Lexington Dining room
set. Rectangular table w/
extension, seats 6, hutch,
buffet, pd $6000, sell for
$2000. BPK 872-0868
Lovely Brand New din-
ing rm table & chairs.
Without leaf: dinette. See
photos on Craigslist.com
$500 OBO 305-731-9981
CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


100s of Beds
Factory Direct to You
4 pc. Wicker Bedroom Set $459
Queen Sleeper Sofa $369
Dinettes, Futons, Recliners
Simmons Beautyrest
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Marathon MM 54.5 743-7277
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Miscellaneous
Memory Foam Mattress
Queen size 9" by NASA
as seen on TV. 20 yrwrty,
still in pkg, Cost $2000,
Must sell $475.481-6905
New Hydro Hot tub
seats 4 to 5 persons.
Must sell. Hot tubs as low
as $500. 305-896-1521
New King sz Stern &
Foster mattress + box
springs. $799.
(305) 923-1286
Pool Table Regulation
World of Leisure Pool
Table. Wood claw legs.
New leather webbed
pockets, cues, rack, etc.
Throwing in a Budweiser
Pool Table light. Asking
$600. 305-743-0325
Recliners (2), Leather,
and chair with matching
drapes, rugs & pillows. In
Marathon: 410-991-7848
Rolex. Men's oyster
datejust. Stainless/gold.
Diamond #'s. Original
owner. $1950.
305-393-1358
Saw, 10" Rigid Radio
Arm Saw, Easy Move
stand, Like New. $225.
305-522-3801
Spa/Hot Tub 5 person
w/lounger, never used.
24 jets, digital, $1500.
Randv305-619-0229.
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
305-481-0339
Woodchuckwood-
chipper, brand new,
6 cyl industrial engine.
$4000 OBO.
For details call 743-4738.
Yard Maint. Equipment:
Push/pull mower, Mercu-
ry 6.25HP 22". Seed/
fertilizer spreader, Scott
3000. Wheelbarrow, Tru
Temper-Big8. Extension
ladder, Lewisville 24'.
Chainsaw, Homelite
Rarner- 16" 29-8866

600
FINANCE

610 e Business
Opportunities
Business Wanted.
I have both time and
money to invest in your
existing business.
239-826-8662

700
REAL ESTATE RENTALS

710
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
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NOW HIRING
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Activities Director
Banquet Captain
3rd Shift Security
FT Housekeeping Mgr.
Reservation Agents
Front Desk Supervisor
Night Auditor
Exceptional benefits, 401K, Medical,
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Send resume or application or apply
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Classifieds 305-743-5551


February 28, 2007


710
Homes for Rent
Big Pine. Gorgeous
exec 2/2 furn house,
deep,clean canal, davits,
tropical landscaping. No
pets. $1800. FLS.
522-3605
Big Pine Key. Charming
2BR/2BA unfurn. Private,
large yard, suitable for
pets. $1199/month. Call
Premier Property
305-743-8270
BPK. 2B/1B. Spacious
- upstairs, w/d, central a/c,
open canal, boat ramp,
shed, unfurn. $1700, FLS
850-566-3104,289-2395
Check out our weekly
and monthly rentals from
$1,500 to $3,000 at www.
IslandBreezeRealty.net
or call 743-8328
Duck Key. 3 BR/2 BA.
Waterfront w/dockage.
Furn or unfurn. C/A,WD.
Pets ok. $1925/mo. FLS.
305-743-0003
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
JKCB 2/2 Stilt
w/wood dock. Avail imm.
$2500/mo. Annual.
305-289-0064
KCB, Half Duplex,
2 BR/2 BA, Furnished,
monthly or annual,
$1850.305-336-2898
Key Largo. 3 BR/1 BA,
office; FL room, enclosed
patio, shed & workshop.
$1800/mo.
954-914-0631
Key Largo MM 102
3bed/2bath. F/L/S
$1,800/mo. Available
April 1st. 304-1572
Key Largo Park MM101
1/1 w/convertible den,
possible 2/1. Patio deck,
fenced backyard.
$1050/mo F/L, $550 Sec.
Boat ramp & beach incld.
305-793-8476,305-251-
7700. Owner/Aqent
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. 2BR/2BA.
Single family, unfurn,
canalfront. ground level.
$2000/mo. FLS. min6
mo. Lynn Goodwin, Key
Colony Beach Realty,
923-9487
Marathon 3/1 residential
or commercial conch
house. Hard wood floors,
$1500/mo. Call Donna,
305-743-6341
Marathon open water
views. 2/2 renovated w/
granite & SS appls, new
W/D, Irg porch. 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


710
Homes for Rent
MM 102 Be the 1st in
this brand new 3BR/2BA
stilt. Lrg deck, metal roof,
hurricane shutters,
unfurn. $2,000 mo.
annual 301.-274-9466 or
301-643-6371

Waterront
MM 90 B/S 3/3, spectac-
ular sunsets, master
suite, chef kitch, ocean/
bay access, dockage for
yacht. 305-989-6028

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Port Largo
3BR/3BA
$2,000 mo. F/L/S
561-715-1381


710
Homes for Rent
Ramrod Bayside Beau-
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.
954-803-4051
712 Mobile Homes
for Rent
Key Largo. MM 105 No
Pets. 2/1 unfurn. $1,100
incl. elec/water/cable
F/L/S 305-394-1840 or
305-772-8588


712 Mobile Homes 725 Apt Condo-
for Rent Duplex for Rent


Long Key MM 661 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
Marathon.
Adult Park, no pets.
Must have references.
Call 305-743-6519
MM 93 clean 2/1 w/office,
W/D, shed, Ig yard, c/air,
no smkg/pets. $1125 mo
+ utilities. Not in a M.H.
park. 954-347-9648
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


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Islamorada I bed/1 bath
Mobile Home. Ex cond,
own land. $465,000.
305-395-2720_


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Airport Apt, Mthn. 1/1
unfurn. ground fir, like-
new, clean, $975. Some
util incld. F/L/S No pets,
year lease 305-743-6088
Big Pine Ibed/1bath,
unfurnished, no pets or
smoking. $900/mo +
utilities, F/L/S.
305-872-1399
Big Pine Key 1bd, 1 ba.
$1050. Utilities/cable
incl. Tiled. Quiet location.
Call 561-543-3968
BPK 1/2 duplex w/dock-
age on Pine Channel.
2bd/1 ba. 4 houses from
open water, very clean,
new kitch, W/D. $1350,
FLS. 732-539-6055.
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
Cudjoe Studio in quiet
neighborhood. Furn.,
W/D, pool, on canal. All
utils incld. Non smoker.
$900/mo F/L 393-0292
Duck Key 1B/1 B Condo
Partfurnished, cable.
Private ground floor.
Non smoker, no pets.
$1500/mo. Yr. Lease F/S
305-743-4390, 304-5513
Executive Bay Club
MM 87.5 2/2 twnhs,
unfurn. Pool, tennis.
Faces Founders Park.
No pets. 1-305-661-8028
Forida City Condo.
Close to Card Sound Rd.
3/2, W/D, F/T security,
pool. 305-798-1836


725 Apt- Condo-
Duplex for Rent
Homestead 2/1.5 town-
house, new kitch & appls,
bath redone. 1084 sq ft.
Sale: $179K or Rent for
$1050/mo 305-409-6309
KCB 2/2 Furn, half
duplex w/dock. W/D.
Non-smoking, covered
patio. 9-11 months lease.
$1450. F/L/S. 743-7887
KCB. 2 Bed/1.5 Bath
with 30 ft of dockage.
$1700/mo. Yearly Lease.
Call 603-498-2951.
KCB. 2 BR/2 BA. Furn
half duplex with dock-
age. $1500, min 6 month.
Lynn Goodwin. Key
Colony Beach Realty.
923-9487
Layton MM 68.5
1 bedroom apt. on canal,
recently repainted,
newer appliances.
$950/mo. 410-365-8268
Layton unfurn 2/1 CBS
stilt, beautiful Irg deck,
60' dock, W/D, $1,250 F/
L/S +utils, no pets, NS.
Avail Mar. 480-200-9189
Marathon 1/1, cable,
pool, tennis court, canal,
boat ramp and storage.
$1350 furn, $1250
unfurn. (305)481-8888
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3BR/2BA Furn.- Gated community Pool
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725 Apt- Condo-
Duplex for Rent
Marathon 1/1 condo
ground floor, dock avail.
$1200/month. F/S.
Ric Champlin 743-0771
Marathon 1/1 on canal
newly remodeled, no
pets, $1,395/mo plus
utils, F/L/S. Cable
included. 304-6456
Marathon 2/1 furn
condo near beach. $1300
F/L/S. min. 6 mos. Lynn
Goodwin, Key Colony
Beach Realty, 923-9487
Marathon 2bd/2ba dup.
canal/ocean side. $1800/
mo + utils, FL/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/LS.743-0235
Marathon Duplex
442 48th St, Ocean. 3bd,
2bath, central air, D/W,
W/D, dock. $1800/mo.
Lease. Call for appoint-
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Marathon efficiency.
Unfurn. $800/mo incl. ul-
til. No pets. Call Kitty,
Coldwell Banker.
305-289-6510
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.
743-7353, 330-606-4782
MM 1051BR/1 BA,
ground floor apt w/private
yard Incl utils. $875 mo.
786-299-2949
MM 90 O/S 1BR apt.
$850 mo. + electric F/L
Yearly lease.
305-304-8177
Port Largo 1bd/1ba
Large living rm, no pets,
cable. $900/mo, F/L,
utilities included.
305-772-3698
Summer Seas Condos,
MM 88,2 bed, 1.5 bath,
unfurnished. $1300/mo
954-444-9222


740 Roommates-
Rooms for Rent

Marathon.Female pref.
Short term, to share 2bd
house. No pets, alco-
holics or druggies. $550
+ half electric per mo.
F/L. 743-2618
Roommate, Marathon
59-yr-old male looking for
male near same.age to
share 2bd trailer in adult
park. Non-smoker. $600
month & sec. 289-3975

750
Vacation Rentals

Big Pine 3bd/3ba with
pool & hot tub. Sleeps 8.
Avail for monthly rental
beginning 8/07. Canal
front w/ 60' dockage.
Many amenities included.
Pet friendly. Prices range
from $3500-$5900/mo
See pics on Goin2travel.
com. Email us at
BPKpoolhouse@cs.com
or call 305-304-7811.
Big Pine Key MM 29
2/1, furn, on beautiful
wide, oceanside canal,
excellent location, dock.
$1500/mo 305-853-0953


750
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
1-800-870-4800.
Key Largo. 2/2 Water-
front available. Season-
al, Monthly or Weekly.
Mini Season/Lobster.
Charlie 561-385-3927
Key Largo Winter or
summer rental 3BR/2BA
or2BR/2BA house on
canal w/direct ocean
access. 954-885-9591
Marathon. 1bd/1ba
Vacation Rental Avail-
able. April & May.
$2,100/month orweekly
rate. 239-596-8140
Marathon 2/2: Beautiful
ocean views, dock, nicely
furnished, all amenities.
305-743-5444
New cottages short or
long term Islamorada.
Units can be furn or
unfurn. Access to boat
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790 Business
Property for Rent

Commercial building
for rent 2400sqft. Doctor
office orfor retail sales.
8301 O/S Hwy Mthn. For
details: 305-289-0802
Commercial Property
for Lease. High visibility
location directly on US#1
in Big Pine Key. Up to
6000 sq. ft prime retail or
office space. Call Banks
Prevatt, Realtor, Cold-
well Banker Schmitt R.E.
Co. 305-872-5264.
Marathon Prime US 1
frontage at 29th Street.
1400 sq ft, large parking
lot, move in cond. High
visibility. Call 289-9454
Retail / Office Space for
rent. Town Square Mall,
Marathon. 450 sq ft or
larger- up to 3,600. Year
lease. Dave 304-0304
Retail / 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!
$1,700/mo.
Call Dave, 305-731-5521
795
Miscellaneous

Marathon RV Lot
For Rent.
From $600/mo.
Call 305-731-5042.

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REAL ESTATE SALES

810
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 Eden Pine 2/2
Canal front CBS.
Furnished, low maint.
1635 Lantana. $549K
941-302-4931
BPK Home for Sale
on 4 lots, 1,900 sq ft,
new appliances/fixtures,
$650Kobo. Call
305-304-7043
Carolina Skiff (boat)
motor & trailer for Sale.
Comes with Tropical
Treehouse. Nice, light&
bright. 2 BR/1 BA single
family house in Crane
Hammock. WaterAc-
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
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.
militarybyowner.com
#MB015588.
305-744-0765
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810
Homes for Sale

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
305-342-1316
Key Largo MM 102,
Ocean side 3/2 CBS, dry
lot, Under construction.
$379,000. Rising with
progress. 305-304-1572
Key Largo, MM 102
3bed/2bath. Dry lot.
$575,000.
Call 304-1572
Marathon $1,190,000
On Yacht Harbor Island
Open Water. FSBO.
305-289-0745 www.
sv-chillypepper.com
Marathon 281 84th St.
Well-maintained CBS
block house, 2/2, freshly
painted, new apple, updat-
ed kitch. 50 x 100 fenced
yd. $355K 305-393-1838
Marathon 3bed/2bath,
2200 sq ft, work shop &
garage. All tile floors &
baths. By Owner: $450K.
It's below appraisal.
305-743-6581,481-0070
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. 60x 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
owner fin. 305-731-4677
Oudoor Resorts, MM66.
1/1, Furn, tiled.Open bay
view on main canal.
Move in cond. $440,000.
305-664-0198
Ramrod Key new home
3bd/2ba on 60x120' lot.
Bathrms & country kitch
tiled. Great deal. Asking
$399,000.305-304-6109
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.
www.lslandPals.com.
305-393-5156
812 Mobile Homes
for Sale

Canalfront RV in 55+
Park w/FL room and
new deck. Reduced from
$43,000 to $38,000.
305-289-0363
Marathon 1/1 in sm quiet
park, gulf views, Irg
screened sunrm, shed,
boat dock ava.$15,500
obo 305-289-5364
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812 Mobile Homes
for Sale

Marathon 55+ Park
14x60 w/lrg FL rm, total
remodel w/ laminate/tile'
firs, new apple, shed,more
$45K obo 828-712-8221
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 dockage for up to 26
ft. boat. Residents own
10 acres on open water.
Some owner financing
available- $245,000.
Call Michelle at Coldwell
Banker Schmitt RE.
305-393-1925.
Marathon furn w/ FL rm,
tile firs, shed w/W/D, golf
cart, garage -4 car prkg,
fenced yard, dock space.
$20,000.941-637-9481
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

Waterfront
Mthn Snowbirds Delite!
Trlr,FI rm,cov deck on
cnr lot w/2 concr docks
sm isl Bt Key Hbr $27K
+ rent 847-644-7791
Mthn Trailer w/ FL rm.
Furn,.appls, included.
10x12 ft shed. Lot rent
$550 with option to buy.
$14K obo 305-896-5874

825 Condo
Duplex for Sale
KCB 3B/2B half duplex
Desirable duplex loca-
tion, 38' dock, wide canal
NEW'03. Walk-in, not up.
Open design, spacious.
PRISTINE! Faces KCB
golf course. 301 8TH ST.
CALL FOR PRICING.
OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun,
1-5pm. 305-289-9953

Waterfront
KCB Full Stilt Duplex
4bd/3ba, carport, pool,
60' dock, large unit up,
owc. Great rental history.
$1,490,000.289-3425
KCB Full Stilt Duplex
Brand new '06, CBS, 3/3
ea. side, car ports, util,
granite, tiled. On canal.
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825 Condo-
Duplex for Sale
Lowest Price Condo:
Casa Clara. 2bed/2bath
on the ocean with pool.
Just Reduced. Under
$600,000. Will go fast!
Call Jack, 305-743-3491
Marathn 2b/2b CBS 1/2
duplex,-secluded, safe
quiet neighborhd. Move-
in cond. MLS 540323.
$311,000.305-289-6492
Marathon 2bed/1 bath
canal, boat dockage,
super clean, waterview.
Pool. Everything new!
$350,000.586-405-5123
Marathon 3/2 Condo,
Captain's Quarters. New
kitchen, 50' concrete
dock, garage, storage,
pool, tennis, $850,000.
954-849-5650
Marathon Key Beach
Club Timeshare.
Thanksgiving week (wk
47)2 br/slps 6.2 ba, dr, Ir,
eat in kitchen, wd, balco-
ny, marina, pool, jacuzzi
& beach. Gulfside. Very
well mgrand main.'07
Maintenance pd. Deed-
ed. $4200. Sally.
781-596-3699
Marathon Schooner on
Sombrero Beach Rd. 2/1,
tiled, pool, laundry, dock-
age. $320,000 by owner
305-743-6581,481-0070

845 Other Florida
for Sale
Crescent City, FL. 3/1
on Lake Stella..45 acres,
1900 sq ft, dock, boat lift,
fenced yard. $419,000.
386-698-2776

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 for4bed/
4.5bath home, construc-
tion has begun. Must sell.
$599,000, make offer.
305-587-9350
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.
1/305-971-0052,
1/786-282-5052
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880 Lots- Acreage
for Sale
Cudjoe Gardens 2 Lots,
MM 21,80' each on
canal, Permits in Building
Dept. $225K each, will
finance. 305-942-3055
Long Key. MM66.
Vacant lot. No rogo. Gat-
ed, marina, ramp, pool,
tennis and store. 275K.
231-218-1495
Oceanside canal lot
with concrete seawall!
Cleared, fenced, 17
ROGO pts. $279,000.
Tommy Gomez, Internet
Realty. 305-393-5156
PKC canal lot FSBO.
$545k. Existing dock/
boat ramp #18 BPAS
305-923-1628
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
Sombrero lot, Short
walk to beach. In ROGO
w/18 pts, plans for 2000
sq ft 373 CBS home.
$159k. 708-308-5228

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Must See! In Marathon.
Reduced to $10,799 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.
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Marine, 743-7008
18' Century 2003, C.C.,
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Yamaha. $14,000.
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743-7008
18.5 '95 Angler, 125 HP
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ni. New steering & batt.
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19'2003 Key Largo C.C.
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20' 2001 Proline Sport,
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All like new. $15.9K.
305-304-4166
20'2004 Sea Hunt.
'05 115hp Johnson. New
t-top. Very clean boat. '05
tandem axle trailer.
$16K. 305-731-3040
20' Mako, cc, 140hp
Johnson & hull in excel
cond. Loaded. Sea lion
rolllertrlr. In water. $4500
obo. 305-743-5665
21' '99 Parker SE. 150hp
Yamaha, bimini, Garmin
GPS, Hummingbird,
VHF, w/trailer. $19,700
OBO. 305-289-0111
24' 1975 Penn Yan
Rebuild engine 2005.
As is, $2000.
Call 305-289-1561
24' T'Craft Trap Boat.
150 Mercury, trailer. SS
table, electric puller.
Needs minor TLC.
$3850.394-3337
26' Glacier Bay Canyon
Runner. Twin 150 Evin-
rude. Great boat forfish-
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-
2332.305-304-7012
26'Dusky, 1985 Twin
Volvo diesel I/B. Must
Sell $14K obo. Also,
Gulf of Mexico Reef Per-
mitfor sale. 289-5636
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28' Caravelle, twin 200
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19' Angler Catamaran w/
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305-481-7182
28' Delta Sportflsh 1984
454 gas, tower/ helm,
outriggers, trap puller,
GPS-color finder, 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 Power twin, 160
engine hrs. $21,500 obo
Call Captain Terry
305-360-0819
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.
305-664-8178
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
31'Silverton 1985 FB
convt. Twin 350's-new
'00 & '06, a/c, shwr, gal-
ley, new btm paint, clean.
$25,000.305-451-4670
34' 2006 Fitz,
540 Cummins diesel,
A/C, generator, 26 knot
cruise at 17 gallons/hour.
$180,000.239-253-3503
34' Crusader 1976, fly
bridge sport fish. 320hp
3208T. Upgraded keel &
splash rails, standup
head, full canvas.
$34,000.941-204-3474
35' 1969 Bertram. Fiber-
glass hull, twin Detroit
diesels, 367galfuel, 50
gal water. Clean, all elec.
$55k. Wstrbeak 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' Carolina Classic
2003, Express Sportfish.
Perfect condition, many
extras, very low hours.
Extended warranty.
724-689-9085
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outriggers, 2 400gal fuel
tanks, dry dock at Drift-
wood Marina since Oct
'02. Sold as is, where is.
$20k firm 731-885-2208
36' '99 Doral 360 SE
Sport Cruiser: exc
condition, low hrs; twin
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36' Delta SFX'90
Command Bridge, tower,
T3208's, auto pilot, radar,
loaded w/elec, AC,
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ready. $107k. 872-2750
38' Monro #1 Hull
Trap, dive, fish, charter.
453 Detroit Diesel.
$39,000 OBO.
Call 305-923-3251.
40' '76 Marine Trader
double cabin, flybridge,
Lehman 386 diesel
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appointment.
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
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42' Grand Banks
Classic 1994,2-300 hp
Cats; many extras includ-
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Lights gen. Ready to sail;
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43' Torres w/fly bridge,
very econ, diesel, fishing
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305-745-9197,
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45KW#1 Trap Boat. 871
GM. $65,000. And 34'
Crusader. New in 2000.
Trap Boat. 3208 Cat. 320
hp. $55,000.
305-395-8740
60' Guthrie Sport Fish/
liveaboard, $200,000
invested. Any reasonable
offer considered.
Health forces sale.
731-632-0066
1999 Seadoo Jet Boat
Sportster, 1800 twin eng,
CD, custom cover, life
jacket& tube, trailer.
Used very little. $6,595.
518-229-9114
2004 Action Craft 1720
Hybrid, 115 HP Mercury
OptiMax w/low hrs. All
options w/full sunbrella
cover & Continental trail-
er. $24k. 650-464-7858
Boat Donations: Full
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Power Boats

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
Crest Pontoons
Ever wonder where all
the Crest Pontoons came
from? Ft. Myers.
800-955-7543
Sea Doo Jet Boat. 1999.
Twin eng.
Jet ski mechanic owned.
W/trailer. $8,000 OBO.
Call Bill 215-805-5000

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Sailboats
21' McGregor.
1976.
$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
815-474-6356
26'Pearson 19724ft
draft, 5 sails. In good
cond. GPS chart plotter.
Located in Marathon.
$5,000 612-306-6669
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.
$12,000.305-743-9004
32' Island Packer'91
Excellent condition
Low hours, loaded
$95K 305-743-0165
33' Glander, shallow
draft, custom design,
raised deck. $30K.
305-743-3691
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
PDQ 36 $140,000.
PDQ 32 $86,000.
1995 Beneteau 405,
$79,000 (in St. V.).
305-731-6795
1170 Outboard-
Inboard Engines
'06 225 HO Evinrude
E-TEC, 25" shaft. Runs
great. 2 yrwarr left. Per-
fect for bay boat or CC.
$11,500.393-0900
Cummins Diesel 2004
single QSM-11,660 HP,
Bobtail, harness, digital
panel, 386 hrs, $23,000.
Stuart, FL. 772-263-1208
Twin 2002 150 Mercury
Optimax engines, one
great shape, one needs
power head. $4,000 obo,
will separate. Marathon
917-468-9111


1180
Dock Rentals/Sales

Boat Slips for Rent.
Avail starting May. Low
Summer rates. Beat the
heat! Sombrero Marina/
Dockside. Roy, 743-0000
Dockage Available
in Coco Plum area.
For details, please call
743-2002.
Key Largo, Boat Slips
on private canal for rent.
2 Bayside and 1 Ocean-
side. 1-305-444-5565
Marathon Liveaboard
Slip for Sale. Deeded
Bay Bottom. 50 ft boat.
$350,000. 305-395-9690
MM 90 Deep Water
Dockage, Bayside. Up to
55'. 50 amp electric,
H20. 600 sq ft garage
also avail. 772-546-5855
Sombrero Marina, aka
Dockside. 55' slips
$199,000, 80' slips from
$319,000. Wallace
Team. Coldwell Banker
Schmitt. 289-6525



Two Boat Slips, Coco
Plum Beach Yacht Club.
$450/mo + elec. Call
Marcy, Coldwell Banker
Schmitt 305-289-6505
1190
Miscellaneous

1A-Marine Surveys
March Hare Marine Svcs
305-743-3368 Certified
ABYC-NFPA-MKMA
Serving All The Keys
3K Boat Lift (used)
$2,000.
Great for flats boat.
Call 305-395-5169
20" folding Dahon bike,
like new, $250.
503-704-1674,
305-289-4427
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 fortransfer,
many references avail.
John Potts Jr. 321-784-
5982 or 321-302-3630
www.shipsusa.com
Boat trailer: Continental
2004, Aluminum, triple
axle. GVWR: 13,700 lb
Type: SSTA3112-12,000
$4,500.305-289-3547
Genuine Teak Lumber
Best prices, big invento-
ry. Plus King Starboard.
www.buckwoodcraft.
com or 305-743-4090
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Miscellaneous

Great Project Boat:
1999 20'Yamaha Jet
Boatw/trailer, bimini top
& cover. Great shape.
Engines need rebuilding.
$3,500 OBO. Marathon.
917-468-9111
Gulf of Mexico Reef
Permit
$6,800 OBO.
Call 305-743-1952
Gulf Reef Permit
for sale. $7,000.
Call Manny at
305-951-2069.
Hydrodock Boat Lift
for boats up to 35 ft. In
excellent cond. Price ne-
gotiable, 917-294-1510
Lobster Business For
Sale. 2,350 Certand
Traps. 45KW#1. 871
GM. $185,000.
305-395-8740
Lobster Certificates
400 B, all or part, $45
each. 16' Hobe Cat, new
sails, never wet, $1000.
305-872-8971
Marine Storage: Boat trl,
campers, any clean stor-
age accepted on wheels.
$3/ft yr;.$4/ft 6 mo; $5/ft
mo. Emil 305-731-3386
Stone Crab
Certificates, $5.00 each
for 500 or more, Call
239-695-2724
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 per ft. Call Lanier at
Marathon Boat Yard,
305-743-6341
Two Snapper Grouper
Permits (SG1)
Transferable in a
Corporation. $38,000
offer. 361-688-9071

1300
TRANSPORTATION

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1350
Automobiles

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.
305/218-7987
Wanted autos all years.
Cars, vans,trucks.
Running or not.
Call 305-332-0483.
'91 Honda Prelude 2.0
SI, 5 speed, sun roof, CD,
150+ K. Books at
$2,325. Will sell $2,000.
Excellent running car.
305-304-9691
92 Cadillac Allante pearl
wht Convrt, photos, mint,
80K mi, collectors dream!
captr2@aol.com, $13k
305-743-8438 Must see!
02 Cadillac DHS 43K
miles, loaded, beautiful
condition, white dia-
mond,$19,700 below
bluebook 305-304-5919
92 Jeep Cherokee
Laredo. Green. 125K
miles. $2,000 obo.
Call 305-394-7517.
93Jeep Wrangler. 5
speed manual. 30" Tires.
New clutch, head & gas-
ket, water pump & radia-
tor. $6000 obo. 289-0077
03 Toyota Celica, black,
good cond, 45k miles,
12" bass & amp, seat
covers, sunroof, $13,500
OBO 305-852-8146
04 Acura TL 3,2 V6
Sedan. 40K mi. Email:
juananand@hotmail.com.
$10,200.850-922-6625
'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.
$14,500 obo.
305-393-6485
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!


1350
Automobiles
97 Mitsubishi RS 5 spd,
A/C, chrome wheels,
new tires, CD player.
119k mi. $4500 obo.
Marathon 305-743-0362
97 Sebring Convertible.
V-6, automatic, green w/
tan top, 77K miles,
$4950. 305-360-7281
1360 Mopeds-
Motorcycles
2003 Aprilla Atlantic
500. Excellent condition,
under 400 miles. $3,000
OBO. Call 305-395-1300
1370 Trucks-
SUVs- Vans
**Looking For A SUV**
*We Got One For You*

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

Island Auto Sales
MM 27 Ramrod Key
872-2801
01 ChevSiveradoSport
Pickup with Tonneau
cover, bedliner, white,
low miles, excellent
cond. $9,000 obo.
352-464-3803
02 Chevy Avalanche
V8, auto, sunroof, run-
ning boards, chrome
wheels, 1 owner, 41K
miles, $20K. 293-9906
02 Explorer Sprt. Trac
4x4, wht. w/grey leather,
fully loaded, 55 K mi.,
$13,500. Call Jessica
731-6851.
93 Cust. Chevy Van
106K miles, good cond.
$4,000. Call 743-0342
after 5pm.
94Jeep Laredo.
Runs well, looks good,
163k miles. $3,600 OBO.
410-365-8268
87 Jeep Wrangler, 4x4.
Excellent cond, new mo-
tor, new paint, new top,
new tires. $5,500 obo
Call Bill443-570-7954
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1380 Campers-
Recreational Vehicles

Motor Home/RV for
sale. 33 ft. Two A/C's.
Everything works. With
extra refrigerator.
$6,000.305-896-6586
Onan Camp Power
Generator,compact,2500
watts, LP, veryJow hrs,
great for travel trlr or truck
camper. 305-553-0503
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, 305-289-4554
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 model
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,
919-244-6289


1380 Campers-
Recreational Vehicles

29' Travel Trailer. Self
contained. Loaded. Full
awning. Knights Key
Park. $6500.
847-404-4913
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

1390
Miscellaneous

20' Cargo Trailer'06,
12,000 GVW, electric
brakes, ramp & side
door. Excel cond. $5,000
OBO, 305-395-1804
06 Ranger End Trailer,
16x7, tandem wheels,
ramp, side door, tie
downs & alarm. Like new.
$5,200.305-522-3801

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181-191 10th Street 298 Sadowski Causeway 260-262 Sadowski Causeway
Premier concrete construction, these homes have been built to withstand the Florida Keys weather conditions. Fully insulated, energy
efficient white metal heat reflective roofs, impact windows, paver drives and walkways and the list goes on and on. Granite tops in
the kitchens and baths, cathedral ceilings, easy care 16" tile throughout and garages. The Causeway units feature 46' docks, fenced
yards and' private swimming pools.


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REDUCED -WAS $1,850,000
NOW $1,650,000
Spacious 3/2 home with tile roof, concrete
drive, oversized two car garage and 75' of
concrete seawall dockage. Very quiet, upscale
neighborhood. Full length patio runs the entire
length of the home.


ENDLESS OPEN WATER VIEWS
This is a rare opportunity to own a very
sought after unit in this small direct water-
front complex in the Middle Keys. Direct
ocean front condo with unobstructed ocean
views. Enjoy up to 35' of deep water dockage
leading out to the marked channel for easy
access. JUST LISTED $485,000


ELEGANCE ON 13th STREET
Builders personal residence. Nicely appointed
3 bedroom, 2 bath home with cathedral ceil-
ings in the spacious open living area. Built
with the ladies in mind, lots of storage and
closets. Large 2 car garage, mature landscap-
ing, pearock yard and paver driveway.
JUST REDUCED $1,699,000 .


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