Florida Keys keynoter
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Title: Florida Keys keynoter
Uniform Title: Florida Keys keynoter
Portion of title: Keynoter
Physical Description: v : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Keynoter Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Marathon Fla
Publication Date: April 4, 2007
Frequency: semiweekly[<1984-1997>]
weekly[ former ]
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Marathon (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Monroe County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Monroe -- Marathon
Coordinates: 24.726389 x -81.040278 ( Place of Publication )
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 31, no. 45 (Dec. 23, 1984).
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.v.KEYNOTER.Cu,. I 25 uNi,.

Closed purse
County Administrator
Tonm Willi \ams eajl\ in the
budgeting process for 2007-
US that money is going to be
tight. See store. Page 10.

Snook limits
Anglers should get read\
for a shrinking % inter snook
season. See story. Page 11.

Under scrutiny
NMarathon Councilman
Pete \orthington sa3 he's
looking for more instances
in xhich contracts \"ere
possible extended w without
City Council approval. See
store. Page 2.

Family testifies
The family ot a man %ho
died from carbon monoxide
poisoning at a Ke\ West
hotel in December testifies
before a state Senate conm-
nunee on the benefits of
carbon-monoxide detectors.
See store Page 10

Keys matchup
The Lad\ Dolpluns of
Marathon High hope-to
aenge an earlier 4-3 loss to
the Lad\ Canes of Coral
Shores \ hen the\ meet for a
rematch toda\ in the Middle
Ke\s. See stor\. Page 23.

Conch Cup
Friday's annual Conch
Cup %itll decide \which
school Coral Shore.,
Marathon or Ke, \W\e High
- is the Moruoe Counts
tennis champion for 2007.
See stor\. Page 23.

BL siness

Fishirn 29
Li.'ing 1 .
Obituories ........... 14
CO p inir .... ....... ,.
Sports/Outdc:.r5s ....... 22

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limits are


District officials
say the drought
among worst ever
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Weather that delight- tourin.t
means more renrritcn e i ater-tise
rule.. lonm for the Flonrda Ke\s.
All .,f Soutiheasi Florida lideli\
'.ill be placed under Phase 2
rules that funrher linit the use ot
potable v. after for lai'. ii aicriig
.and chicle a.hing. South
Florida \VW.ter Managementi
District official' -aid Tuesdt'..
'This is one o. the Aorsit
drou-i1lht .\e' e e cr seenr" -aid
Carol Anrir \\chlie. e\ecutr, e
director ot the district. uthller
Natire is de.aling2 us a i er, sen-
-,s IIhand ioda\."
If the disrimt go' enllung board
approves the change in the u aiei-

emergencrl declaration next '. eek
a, expected. the rules would d take
effect April 13 Fnda\ the
13th. That s a cae of unfortunate
timing. \Vehle aid.
linder Pha'e 2 rule':
Florida Ke\l re idenlt
wouldd be limited ii routine law in
aind plant '.'..terin t\'o daj-i a
'Aeelk.. froin 4 a.mn to a.m.
vehiclee a' ishin_ '.a otild be
limited to 4 to a.m. and 5 it "
p.nm. dai y_ a \ieek.
'Our la'. n- are going, to Mtari
looi.kminc pritt, bri hr n and ,o:ur
plant nma\ 1n1t' be a, ihLbtiS. but
that': a mniall price to pa.\ [to pre-
,er\e] drinking '.taitei for the
la.ge population on th[lie east
coanI.'" \Walce ,aid.
Pre' iouNii. '. ater-emnergenc\
rules llmted the ioir-e'.,.ential
'. after u'' es ti le da'.- a eek
Buine,e, ind re-idences

See WATER / 3

Spehar: State

Keynoter photo by DAVID BALL
SERVES UP: Marathon High School tennis player Alex
Donaldson serves in a losing effort against Emmett Walsh
of Coral Shores, 8-3. The Hurricanes blanked the Dolphins,
7-0, in both boys' and girls' matches in Marathon Monday.
See story, Page 24.

New Marathon

wants Pigeon Key firehouse rising


. raises surprise at

Tuesday workshop

Some Middle Keys residents
worry that Pigeon Key, the his-
toric Middle Keys island that
housed Henry Flagler's railroad
workers, might end up behind a
developer's backhoe.
But Monroe County
Commissioner Dixie Spehar says

S '.5 0
there's a chance it could become
a state park.
"[The Department of Environ-
mental Protection] would like it
be become a state park," she told
the County Commission Tuesday
during a workshop in Marathon.
She didn't elaborate.
Pigeon Key Foundation
Chairman Jim Rhyne updated the-
commission on recent progress at
the island when Spehar brought
up the possible park status.


Concrete walls
of $6,1 million
building going up

Those driving by Florida
Keys Marathon Airport the past
few weeks have noticed the con-
crete shell of the new Marathon
fire station quickly springing
from the ground, and city offi-
cials say it will be housing
Marathon's finest by the end of
the summer.

"People are seeing the
upstairs living quarters, and
downstairs in the back is the
offices and in front is the public
meeting room," said Com-
munity Services Director Susie
Thomas, who is overseeing the
project. "The three [vehicle]
bays actually are just starting up
right now."
Thomas said the solid con-
crete exterior, which will with-
stand up to 195-mph winds, will
be finished by the start of this


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2 Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Keys News


Contract scrutiny grows

Keys briefs


Forecast: Partly cloudy,
winds decreasing, slight
chance of scattered
showers daily.

Upper Keys
91655 Overseas Highway
Tavernier, FL 33070
Newsroom .......(305) 853-7103
Advertising.......(305) 852-3216
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3015 Overseas Highway
(RO. Box 500158)
Marathon. FL 33050-0158
Newsroom ......(305) 743-5551
Advertising ...(305) 743-5551
Fax...............(305) 743-6397
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Key West
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Overseas Market
Key West, FL 33040
Newsroom .... .(305) 296-6989
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Fax. ..... .......(305) 296-1924


Following Marathon CitH
Manager like Puro's adnil.sic'n
last week that the citi paid
$137,000 to a contractor without
council approval, Councilman
Pete Worthington said he fears
there could be other policy
breaches hidden in other city
contracts and is investigating to.
root them out.
"I think it's bigger than I
thought it was going to be when
I started looking at all this," said
Worthington, who last month
began questioning Gonzalez
Landscaping contracts that led to
the Puto apology.
"My only concern is there are
supposed to be checks and bal-
ances, and where were those?"
Worthington added. "If we don't
get all the answers that we're
looking for, maybe we have to
have it looked at from an inde-
pendent source."
Worthington said that could
come from an outside auditor.
But for now, he's awaiting a
report from city Finance Director
Peter Rosasco that explains
every city contract payment
since Puto became manager in
October 2004.

"It's very involved, and I
imagine I'll have it done by next
week," Rosasco said. "When it
comes to public funds and gov-
ernment finance, it should be
totally transparent and every
contract and every expenditure
should be properly approved and
"There's nothing unhealthy
about scrutinizing how the city
spends its money," he added.
That scrutinizing uncovered
the recent error where the city
renewed landscaping and main-
tenance contracts with Gonzalez
worth $461,000 and included
$137,000 in extra payments
made without council approval.
That came a week after
Rosasco and City Attorney
Jimmy Morales defended the
renewals as consistent with city
policy, which states the city
manager can approve renewals if
the price change is less than
The council has since clari-
fied the policy so that all changes
and renewals for contracts worth
more than $25,000, no matter
how little the contract changes,
come for a council vote.
"I was very disappointed to

find out I was told something at
the time [about the Gonzalez
renewal], and when I looked
back it turned out to not be true,"
Rosasco said. "That will not hap-
pen again."
Worthington said it might
have already happened with a
$35,000 payment to Gonzalez
for work outside a $113,000
right-of-way mowing contract.
Community Services Director
Susie Thomas said the $35,000
payment is part of the council-
approved total contract, but the
payment is paid in one lump sum
for annual tree trimming in the
Worthington is also question-
ing $68,000 paid to Gonzalez in
March 2006 for Sombrero Beach
restoration following Hurricane
Wilma a payment Thomas
said followed procedures during
a declared emergency and one
she would likely make again.
"At that time, we were trying
to put the city back together and
we didn't have time to go out to
bid, so I had [Gonzalez] do that,"
Thomas said. "It's easy to sit
back in judgment now, but when
the city was knee-deep in sea-
weed and debris, you got any-
body you could get to do the

Spehar: State wants Pigeon Key

Missing your paper?
If your newspaper is not "State parks have a program
delivered by 6:30 a.m. (7:30 that would bring in citizen volun-
a.m. weekends holidays) teer groups," he said. If it became
call (305) 743-5551,ext. 12. a state park, the foundation
before 10 a.m. for redelivery. "would begin to function like one
On weekends or after hours, of these citizen volunteer groups
call toll-free 1-800-441-0444. without all the costs that we incur
Monroe County owns Pigeon
Key and leases it to the founda:r
FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN tion. Rhyne said his board has not
87566427. USPSIt 0201-620) is discussed the concept of a state
published sem-weeki, by Florida park yet.
Kevi Ke,noter PO Box 500158. yet.
Maromon Florida 33050-0158 "This is a conversation that is
Subscription roles are S37.63 in a long way away," he said.
the Keys Your Kenoler nome Pigeon Key has been under
aellver/ subscrlption includes scrutiny since last September,
Ke,s Sunda,. and ne Sunda' when the state's Department of
edilton oa me Miami Herald
Weekend subscribers will also Transportation warned the county
receive deil.er/ on New Years that its only road access, the old
Day ath of July Labor Day. Seven Mile Bridge, is failing and
thanksgiving DOv and Cnristmos would close at any time.
Dav' Ke.noler mail subscrlptlon The foundation provides edu-
547 70 in Florida and 545 out-of- The foundation provides edu-
state Please call for all other national programs as well as a
rates. Including overseas mall venue for events. Mayor Mario Di
Periodicals Postage Paid at Gennaro began asking the founda-
Marathon Florida and adaltional tion for regular updates beginning
mailing offices Entered as tionfor regular pd eg g
Second Class Maiter 0 in December, saying he is open to
Miami FL Pub. No 0201-620. finding a means of making the
POSTMASTER: Aaaress changes island more profitable.
tO FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO In the meantime, the bridge,
BOX 500158, MARATHON, FL expected to close by last
33050- .. December, is still safe enough for

foot traffic and essential light-
vehicle traffic.
The county sent out a request
for bids on a three-year ferry
service to fill in once the bridge is
closed. Five companies submit-
ted bids. The county is rebidding
the service, saying none of the
bids complied with county

Working waterfront
Also up for discussion
Tuesday were potential solutions
to the disappearance of the coun-
ty's working waterfront.
Rich Jones from Monroe
County Marine Resources pre-
sented a number of proposed
ordinances that range from
restrictions on redevelopment to
incentives to maintain the current
use of marinas and boatyards.
"Once this waterfront is gone,
it's gone," Commissioner George
Neugent said. "We will never get
it back. When it is converted into
$3 million condos, kiss it good-
Neugent has been in the fore-
front of the move to preserve
waterfront businesses as well as
public waterfront access, saying
the commercial fishing industry
is more than just a vital compo-
nent of the economy, but an

important piece of Keys culture.
Marathon Boat Yard Owner
Bruce Popham urged the com-
mission to look closely at the pro-
posed ordinances.
"Its important that we really
understand what we're doing
before they start deciding per-
centages," he said, noting one
proposal that would allow 50 per-
cent of a parcel to be redeveloped
for uses not water-related. "Let
them redevelop for water-
dependent uses, that's the key.
It's got to be water-dependent or
we're wasting our time."

The commissioners also ban-
tered about a proposal by attor-
ney Robert Cintron to impose a
moratorium on redevelopment of
mobile-home parks.
Cintron, who for years has
fought for residents of mobile-
home parks whose owners are
closing to redevelop, says a
freeze would allow protective
measures suggested by the coun-
ty's Affordable Housing Task
Force to work their way through
the approval process.
Because the meeting was a
workshop, the County Com-
mission did not vote on any of the
items it discussed.

Burnett re-elected
Key Colony mayor

At the Key Colony
Beach City Commission's
annual organizational
meeting MondaN. Com-
missioner Cl\de Burnett
,.as re-elected malor.
The meeting started
with nev.ly elected com-
missioner RuSt\ Stetens
along with re-elected com-
missioners Ron Sutton and
Jeff Vorick betting s.worn
Sutton nominated
Burnett for ma\or and
Commissioner Jeff rickk
nominated himself. Sutton,
Ste\ens. then-Vice Maa\or
Arline Carbln and Burnett
\oted for Burnett. so he
gets the ma oral seat for
another Near b3 a --1 tote.
Burnett then called for
nominations for \ice
ma or. Carbin nominated
Sutton and there %\ere no
other nominations,. so
Sutton got the position b\

The Florida Keys are
under water-use restric-
tions due to brought con-
ditions. To find out the spe-
cific rules, go to
www.keynoter.com and
click on "Keys Water
Restrictions" on the upper
right of the home page.

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-
Higgs Beach, Key
Smothers Beach. Key

Key West Bureau Chief
Alyson Crean and
School Board Chairman
Andy Griffiths. on teacher
housing and other issues.
E-mail questions:



Keys News

Wednesday, April 4, 2007 3



WATER/ From 7

around Lake Okeechobee, the
source of the concern, face even
more restrictive rules.
Lake Okeechobee, a primary
water reserve for all South
Florida, has plummeted to his-
toric lows, according to the dis-
"I'll bet the tourist industry is
absolutely giddy about the
weather we've been having for
the last four weeks," Wahle said.
But the clear skies produced
scant rainfall, while allowing
evaporation from Lake
Okeechobee to accelerate.
The lake drops nearly nine-
tenths of a foot in a 30-day peri-
od. "We've never measured a
drop like that before," Wahle
Water-supply problems com-
bined with a 2006 hurricane sea-
son that was not nearly as wet as
expected. The lake had been
drawn down to prepare for mas-
sive of amounts of water generat-
ed by a hurricane.
Then came months of below-
average rainfall.
Lake Okeechobee stood at
10.34 feet Tuesday nearly 4
feet below the historical average.
Lake levels are determined by an
average of depth measurements
at checkpoints around the lake.
Within a day or so, the
drought likely will officially
become more severe than the
2001 drought, the worst in recent
The lowest level recorded in
2001 was 8.97 feet.
"If the drought continues, we
will have .a level as much as a
foot lower than that," Wahle said.
Florida Keys lawns can sur-
vive with less water, said John
Cyples of J&J Lawn Service in
the Lower Keys.
"They don't need all that," he
said. "In a water shortage, [two
days a week] is more than appro-
Under Phase 2, no watering or
vehicle washing will be permit-
ted Mondays, Tuesdays or
Addresses that end with an
even number can water and wash
cars in the limited hours on
Thursday and Sunday.
Wednesday and Saturday are
for odd-numbered addresses.
Boats can be rinsed for 15
minutes after a trip in saltwater.
Local code-enforcement offi-
cers handle enforcement of the
regulations. The Florida Keys
Aqueduct Authority does not
have enforcement power.




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4 Wednesday, April 4,2007

Keys News

Green Thumb

Techniques That Work

No doe your I.'de -r

Keynoter photo by DAVID BALL
Pre-fabricated solid concrete walls have quickly sprung up to form the new fire station at
Florida Keys Marathon Airport. Officials say passersby will get a look at the final shape of the
20,000-square-foot building by the start of hurricane season.

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S hurricane season June 1 and will
b1e ready tb move into by the end
of the summer.
The City Council approved
the nearly 20,000-square-foot
facility in October to be built by
Biltmore Construction at a guar-
anteed maximum price of nearly
$6.2 million.
S However, Thomas said
Biltmore and contracted project
manager Bill Sprague have been
able to shave more than $60,000
off the cost and have not yet
dipped into the more than
$235,000 of contingency funds.
Thomas said if those funds
aren't used, they could come off
the project's total cost or be used
to purchase equipment and fur-
nishings for the interior.
However, that also may not be
necessary if Fire Chief Dale
)U Beaver can find ways to save
Money on appliances by forgoing
Sthe standard "commercial-grade"

ys briefs

Ros-Lehtinen aide
plans service days

products and opting for more
moderately priced consumer
"When you go commercial,
then they double in price,"
Beaver said. "We could save up
to $10,000, and I'm hoping to
stay with a local company to get
local service if we need it."
Beaver and his personnel have
moved in and out of various tem-
porary facilities since flooding
from Hurricane Wilma made the
former fire station uninhabitable
in October 2005.
Firefighters are now using a
few units at the Coconut Cay
Resort at the west end of the air-
port, and Beaver said they are
obviously anxious to move into
their new home.
"I keep warning them, 'Wait
until you get this big building and
you've got two floors and three
bays to keep clean,"' Beaver said.
" Everybody knows it's going to
increase their duties, but they are
still excited to do what has to be
done to be there."

Village Hall, on the second floor
of the Vemis & Bowling
Building at mile marker 82,
across the street from Burger

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Wednesday, April 4,2007

Keys Opinion

Today's water limits

just tip of the iceberg

One year ago this week, the Keynoter reported on the Florida
Keys Aqueduct Authority firing up its Stock Island reverse
osmosis plant.
Making drinking water out of surrounding saltwater is expen-
sive. But it's becoming increasingly necessary as we face an
even worse drought this year.
On Tuesday, the South Florida Water Management District
formalized rules that basically freeze all water users in the
Everglades Basin from taking any more from the underground
Even though some people saw this coming, not many are pre-
pared for what happens next.
There will be more water use restrictions announced this
week. And some of those could become permanent.
The Aqueduct Authority's board, which saw this coming,
expects to start construction this summer on a $40 million
reverse osmosis desalination plant at the utility's Florida City
well field.
But that project won't be completed in time to provide much
relief for the next two to three years.
And there will be more scrambling as public utilities else-
where in South Florida cope with population growth and water
Here in the Keys, the average water use per person already
ranks among the lowest in the state. And that's closely tied to
our high rates for water.
In our neighbor to the north, Miami-Dade, the rates charged
are among the lowest in the state and the county holds the dis-
tinction of being among the worst "water wasters" in Florida.
Late last year, facing the likelihood of tougher rules from the
Water Management District, Miami-Dade began exploring
ways to reuse water and recharge well fields. This would help
restore natural flows in southern Biscayne Bay, which obvi-
ously has an impact on the Keys.
But the price tag is enormous. Early estimates for a new plant
in South Miami-Dade: $1 billion. The plant would do reverse
osmosis and use filters and ultraviolet disinfectant to purify
treated wastewater.
The project, part of the $11 billion Everglades restoration
effort, would filter treated wastewater through coastal wetlands
and mangroves, helping restore the now-salty southern bay.
In South Florida, water utilities serving Palm Beach,
Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe are drawing on 500 million
gallons of water per day from the Everglades to recharge the
Biscayne Aquifer.
Monroe's allocation of 17 million gallons from the aquifer
will not be increased. Instead, the Aqueduct Authority has
already begun using water from the deeper Floridian aquifer to
help supplement our fresh water supply.
All this is by way of saying the water use restrictions being
imposed now are serious. And the cost of water, which we now
take for granted, will increasingly reflect how much harder it
will be to find in coming years.

Wayne Markham ......................... Publisher
Larry Kahn .................................. Editor
Melanie Elder .................. ... Marketing Director
Kathie Bryan ..................... Financial Director
Debi Manfre ................... .. Production Director
Craig Skinner ................. Circulation Manager

Contents copyright 2007 Keynoter Publishing Co.

Killing a fish for a mount hardly helps Keys business

It's just coming into bonefish season and
already I've heard of a boat-rental company in
this area offering instructor service with its
In recently speaking to this so-called instruc-
tor, he told me he killed a bonefish for his
tourist angler so they could make a skin mount.
They thought it was a world record. A 33-inch
bonefish, 13.5 pounds.
I told him it was no record by far, but it was
killed (and full of eggs) for the mount so he
could make a few extra dollars.
If he was a real guide, he would know that

our prized bonefish bring to the Keys an aver-
age of $75,000 from anglers for each bonefish
for the life that they might live. This is a nice
amount of money that the local guides and busi-
nesses in the Keys need to keep around for a
long time to come. I'm sure a tarpon brings in
more than three times that amount of money
into the Keys each year also.
We need to educate the value of one of our
only economic resources to these people so they
will think twice about that skin mount and get a
fiberglass mount in the future.
Len Roberts

Ensure Big Pine cats get sanctuary

I am a responsible caring person and do not
dispute the need to protect threatened and endan-
gered indigenous species and their habitats.
However, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
will begin early in April implementing inhumane
tactics to'address what it claims is an overwhelm-
ing homeless cat population eating the protected
species on their land on Big Pine Key. They pro-
pose to do this in the worst possible way.
First, Fish & Wildlife claims there are 3,000
homeless cats in the protected area and they have
obtained a $30,000 grant to hire a trapper to rid
the area of these cats. Fish & Wildlife claims they
are using a student's paper as a guide to deter-
mine the number of cats roaming the sanctuary.
But Fish & Wildlife uses this "paper" to justify
beginning a horrid inhumane mass killing of cats.
There is absolutely no proof to substantiate
that cats are a problem at all in the area. There is
absolutely no proof to substantiate that there are
3,000 feral cats in the protected area, either.
Facts are needed to prove there is an overpop-
ulation of cats on Fish & Wildlife land. Were
there proper scientific studies done to show what
the population of feral cats is?
My experience taming and adopting feral cats
has shown me that feral cats stay near a food
source. That source may be trash cans, dump-
sters, fishing areas, motels and restaurants. They

Carnival not just for kids
My husband and I have beep frequenting the
Keys for the past five years and just recently
had a most enjoyable experience with our grand-
children at the Kids Karnival March 3.
We were tremendously impressed with the
efforts of the community to come together for
the enjoyment of the children. There were so
many educational and fun activities the cir-
cus, animals, games, demonstrations, hair paint-
ing, tattoos, water balloons, mini golf, cookie
decorating and much, much more. These activi-
ties were punctuated by the wonderful, friendly
people who were volunteering their time to
make the day a success for everyone.
I had as much fun as my grandchildren. I
think my rainbow-colored hair and tattoo
shocked a few people in the local grocery store
where I stopped on the way home.
Many, many thanks to everyone involved in
such an enjoyable, worthwhile effort. This com-
munity shows that it loves, cherishes and enjoys
its children. Great job.
Kathy Hotaling
Duanesburg, N.Y.
Big Pine Key

are not out in the wilds of Big Pine Key stalking
prey like a tiger. They do not roam far from a
food source.
We caring cat residents are determined to see
that cats are not destroyed without proof they are
killing endangered species. We have animal cru-
elty laws in this county and the trapping and
killing of feral cats is a violation of those laws.
Should there be feral cats on the property, they
need to be removed and taken to a cat sanctuary
Waiting until the there is a hurricane 12 hours
from landfall is the wrong time-to be purchasing
the shutters. The county has the same dire situa-
tion with the feral cat population.
We Forgotten Feline volunteers know how to
control feral-cat populations with trap, neuter and
return. In this case, the return must be to a cat
Joy Tatgenhorst

Cat issue: Been there
Reading the story on the feds trapping feral
cats and their attempt to work with the trap and
spay/neuter advocates brought back memories
of the wolf and sheep problems in Wyoming.
In addressing the group of trap/spay neuter
advocates, the rancher said, "Don't you under-
stand? The wolves aren't trying to mate with the
sheep, they're eating them!" And so it is with
feral cats and our protected wildlife.
Andrew Nelson
Outing, Minn.

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Keyote WensaArI420

Planning waiver is reversed, thankfully

: I am writing in response to a
very disturbing event that I wit-
nessed at my first Monroe County
Planning Commission meeting
March 20.
My neighbor is building a mega-
house (4,000 square feet interior)
next to my single-wide mobile
home in the Hammer Point commu-
nity. This in itself is not extraordi-
nary, but they were'granted an
administrative waiver by the plan-
ning director to reduce their front-
street setback by 50 percent from
the required 10 feet to 5 feet. I find
this to be extraordinary since our
community character is always
talked about by Realtors and my
friends as having pleasant right-of-
way clearances with over-water
views. All other new construction
in the community is 10 feet back as
SBut even more disturbing is this
administrative waiver process that
is done without any public notifica-
tion to neighbors required for input.
This event was discovered as a
result of inquiry by another neigh-
bor who was about to lose 10 feet
of bay view on the shoreline side
due to another 50 percent reduction
in the required shoreline setback,
from 20 feet to 10 feet for this
same project. He had to seek legal
help to get that changed, in effect
using his own money to correct a

major misapplication of the code
by the very planning officials we
pay to watch out for our communi-
Now appears this administrative
waiver thing that another neighbor
on our board of directors apparent-
ly found out about through the
grapevine, thereby causing more
residents to pay more money for
legal assistance to appeal my
neighbor's permit fo the Planning
Commission to protect our commu-
nity's character.
At the Planning Commission
hearing, attended by about 25 of
my fellow concerned neighbors
(some took off work like myself), I
was shocked when they voted 4-1
that the appeal of this building per-
mit, granting a 50 percent reduction
in setback, could not include this
unnoticed administrative waiver
listed in the permit. Kudos to
Randy Wall for voting to support
me and my community.
The travesty is that this adminis-
trative waiver, affecting me, my
neighbors and the community, is
never noticed to the public, and you
would not know about it unless you
saw the building permit and then
inquired to the proper officials.
Now I know why the state keeps
such a watchful eye on all the
activities in Monroe County.
Alice Morrison

Seafood fest reels in success

I'd like to take this opportunity
to thank everyone involved in
making the Original Marathon
Seafood Festival a huge success.
The generosity of our sponsors
was overwhelming and greatly
appreciated. Without them, we
could not have gotten this festival
off the ground.
Special thanks to the Monroe
County Sheriff's Office for work-
ing with us on traffic control and
seeing that everyone was able to
cross U.S. 1 safely. Thanks to the
Seafood Festival committee, which
began meeting last fall. Hundreds
of hours of planning and strategiz-
ing went into overcoming the
obstacles associated with relocat-
ing the festival from Florida Keys
Marathon Airport to the Marathon

Community Park. Also thanks to
the City Council for its support,
and the city staff that worked with
the committee in planning the field
Thanks also to our local media,
which covered our story and pub-
lished and broadcast our public
service announcements; the cham-
ber staff, which each year finds its
office turned up side down at festi-
val time; and last but certainly not
least, to the hundreds of people
who came forward to volunteer at
the festival. There was a sea of
blue shirts out there that pitched
right in with smiles on their faces.
They're what make Marathon a
great community.
Stacie Kidwell, president
Greater Marathon
Chamber of Commerce

True housing views come out

In the March 31 issue, county
Mayor Mario Di Gennaro stated
and, I will quote him, "property
owners have rights, too," and
"And who designated mobile-
home parks as affordable hous-
Finally, one of our officials has
shown his true feelings when it
comes to the pending redevelop-
ment of these parks. This bodes

poorly for the tenants who work
and live in this community. Never
mind that economics, zoning and
downright decency designate these
parks as affordable housing.
Everybody is scared of the
developers but their Trojan horse
is affordable housing, and one of
our officials has just signaled that
the gates are open. What a shame.
Donna Juriaco
Plantation Key

Children's Shelter gets the royal treatment

We would like to express our deepest
appreciation to everyone in our wonder-
ful community who helped make this
year's Black & White Ball such a huge
Our special thanks to this year's king
and queen, Dave Purdo and Barbara
Edgar, and to our two other candidate
couples, Chip and Marcia De Clue and
Curtis Mollohan and Julia Hagen. We're
so grateful for all their hard work and
for the creative events they hosted to
raise funds for the Florida Keys
Children's Shelter. We would also like
to thank everyone who contributed
items or services to our candidates, as
well as the literally hundreds of individ-
uals who contributed financially.
A big thank-you to the Black &
White Ball committee Claudia Stober
(chairwoman), Chris Betolatti, Nicole
Lindholm, Lindsay McGlasson, Debi
Malone, Jenn Mats and Sabrina Sabalka
- and-to Sea Dragon Tropical Furniture
for the fabulous decorations.
Thanks, finally, to all who attended
the Ball. We hope they enjoyed their
After all the expenses were paid, this
year's ball raised more than $80,000 for
the Florida Keys Children's Shelter.
These funds will help make it possible
for us to provide shelter, counseling and
other important services to hundreds of
at-risk children throughout the Keys.
We feel very blessed to have such

Barbara Edgar and Dave Purdo are
looking pretty royal after getting
crowned queen and king of the ball for
their fundraising.

outstanding support from our generous
community. Thank you again from all of
us at the Children's Shelter.
Kathy Tuell
Chief executive officer
Children's Shelter

Firefighters minimize damage

Once again, I am reminded of what a
wonderful place we live in here in the
Tavernier Mini Storage caught fire
March 18. Our local volunteer fire
department, along with several other
departments, responded within minutes
and while one building was damaged, the

other five and their contents were saved.
This is a heart-felt thank you to the
firefighters and emergency medical tech-
nicians that responded from the Conch
Key station to Key Largo. Thank you
again and please keep up the great work
you do.
Chris Sante

Do some put Bush ahead of God?

It had been said and published that
the war in Iraq is a religious war. The
Iraqis abide by their religious book, the
Most Americans, Jews and Christians
abide by their religious books. In the
Bible, God commands in the Fifth
Commandment, "Thou shalt not kill."
George W. Bush condones the killings
in Iraq.
Now, what possibly do serious
American religious believers think who
support George W. Bush? Perhaps they
say, "Sorry, God, G.W. Bush supports
the killing and we follow and agree with
. So then, does God become second to
George. W. Bush?
Is it possible that both sides do
believe faithfully in their own religious
beliefs, only they are just not serious or
strong enough to follow it? Thus then,

does that promote and allow the killings
to continue?
Is this hypocrisy? Is the real truth
Fred Metzler
Big Pine Key

'Requiem'-was beautiful

We would like to take this opportuni-
ty to thank Father Jerry Morris for
opening up his San Pablo Catholic
Church to the public so that we could
all enjoy the most beautiful Faure's
"Requiem" on Palm Sunday evening.
We loved it.
Marathon is lucky to have him in our
Dick and Lois Foley


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Finance problems slow FEMA move-outs

Agency deadline
brushes against
kTie.J 'ke\ nrer n,

The saltwater scars of silt
mark the walls 23 inches from
the floor of Key West City
Commissioner Clayton Lopez's
His Amelia Street house is 7
inches shorter than it was before
Hurricane Wilma, as the now-
jagged,- spongy floor was
knocked off its piling. His'roof,
blown uneven by rough winds,
no longer juts over the side of
the house, where an overhang
used to provide shade on swel-
tering, sun-drenched days.
Wilma left her mark on the
commissioner's home, proving
that hurricanes don't circumvent
city officials.
But long after the hurricane
hit in October 2005, the strug-
gles Wilma brought the commis-
sioner and his wife Pam are still

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another temporarN place to live,
as the Federal Emergency
Management Agency's trailer
move-out deadline of April 24
hangs o'cer their heads.
"It is not us, the victims'
fault, that our homes are not
back the way theN should be...,"
Pam Lopez said, "although, we
are the ones being punished for
it. FEMA has stepped in and
said, 'You've got to be out by
the 24th, or else your stuff will
be on the street...'"
The couple's home must be
demolished and rebuilt, but their
insurance companies have spent
more time placing the onus on
one another than helping the
process, Clayton Lopez said.
The two companies at odds
- Citizens Property Insurance
Corp., which covers wind dam-
age, and Fidelity National
Property and Casualty Insurance
Co., which covers flooding -
have provided money for the
restoration. Citizens gave
$4,000 after a $5,000 deductible
and Fidelity gave about
Lopez said that according to
contractors and engineers, that
won't be enough to knock down
one room of their home. To
rebuild, they said, it would cost
well over $200,000.

Until insurance companies
respond to these" estimates,
Commissioner Lopez said he
has considered programs that
sell trailers to people who've
lost their homes, though he
doesn't "want to own a trailer."
Jim Homstad, FEMA
spokesman, told, the Keynoter
the agency has a donation policy
that allows nonprofits and local
government entities to accept
donated trailers for hurricane
victims for up to one year after
deadline. He also said FEMA
has a program that allows occu-
pants to purchase their trailers.
Pam -Lopez said she has
offered to purchase the trailer
they're living in, but FEMA has-
n't given her a price.
Until a price is named or the
arbitration with the insurance
companies settles, the Lopezes
continue working with their
lawyer, Robert Cintron, and try
to stay positive.
"This beam used to be
straight," Commissioner Lopez
said, laughing while pointing to
a twisted piece wood that spans
the ceiling of his home.
"I know there are a lot of peo-
ple in my situation," he added in
a more serious tone.
The Lopezes aren't the only
people sweating the deadline, or
awaiting arbitrations.
According to Homstad, 73
Monroe County residents have

Keynoter photo by KYLE TEAL
Commissioner Clayton Lopez sits with his wife, Pam, on the
steps of their FEMA trailer. Lopez awaits the end of a legal
battle between Citizens Property Insurance and Fidelity. The

couple is unsure what they'll
move-out deadline.

yet to move out, although more
than 80 percent of hurricane vic-
tims in the community have
already found permanent hous-
"I'm just hoping and praying
I'll be out of my trailer in time to
move in," said Key West retiree
Pat Gibson, who anxiously

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Search committee
creates Web site

The Key West City Manager
Screening Committee has creat-
ed a new Web site specifically
designed to keep the public and
media advised of its progress.
At www.screeningcom
mittee.us/, visitors can check
the meetings schedule, agendas,
minutes, the list of applicants and
City Manager Julio's contract
expires at the end of November
and he plans to retire. However,
Mayor Morgan McPherson
wants to fire him before then.

do come April 24, the FEMA

awaits appliances and carpeting
for her modular home before
Lisa Rehnberg, a 10-year res-
ident, had the same insurers as
the Lopez family, and found her-
self in the same situation -
waiting for arbitration to end.
She was asked to move out of
her Big Coppitt Key trailer
before April 24 and she is now
renting on Big Pine Key.
Rehnberg said it's unfair for
FEMA to assume that every
FEMA trailer resident is taking
"Instead of making blanket
decisions about people ... evalu-
ate who's trying," Rehnberg
Pam Lopez agrees.
"I think FEMA needs to be a
little more lenient and take it
case by case," she said. "Maybe
some people are taking advan-
tage, but this should be done on
an individual basis."
Homstad said this is the phi-
losophy that each FEMA hous-
ing advisor should be practicing.
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makes it clear:
Money's tight

Monroe County department
heads have a little more than a
week before the County
Commission takes its first look
at their proposals for the 2007-
08 budget, and County
Administrator Tom Willi says
he's already primed them for a
tough budget year.

S"I told the division directors
that they need to make the tough
decisions or I'll make them for
them," Willi said. "They know
where they can cut without
reducing our services. I told
them, 'Your cuts make sense, my
cuts are going to hurt."'
The County Commission has
its first budget workshop April
12 starting at. 10 a.m. at the
Harvey Government Center in
Key West.
Some groups, including the
Key Largo Chamber of
Commerce, are urging the com-
mission to adopt a budget equal
to or lower than that of 2006-07.
Overall, the county's budget this
year is $393 million. Property
taxes account for $85 million of
On March 7, the Key Largo
chamber passed a resolution ask-

ing the county to stave off tax
increases. Insurance costs, rising
property assessments and an
overall increase in the cost of
living are forcing small busi-
nesses to close, according to the
"Overnight stays in the Keys,
a key indicator of tourism, which
is the main economic engine of
the county, declined by 5 percent
in 2006," the resolution says.
"We want to bring back as
efficient a budget as possible,"
Willi said. "We want to stem any
tax increases. What we have to
realize is there are escalations in
some of our costs, so we'll have
to mitigate those with decreases
in other areas. We'll try and
bring it in as flat as possible."
That could be bad news foir
some of the human-service
agencies that rely on county
funding for a portion of their
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Lueders tell of son's Keys death

They testify
before Senate
about monoxide
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Two days after Christmas,
Richard Lueders and his son
Thomas woke up in their Key
West hotel room and began to
plan their day.
"We wanted to do a little
father and son bonding,"
Richard Lueders said.
They never got the chance.
Richard went to take a show-
er, and last remembers seeing his
25-year-old son reading on the
bed in the room at the
DoubleTree Grand Key Resort
on South Roosevelt Boulevard.
Shortly after, as Richard
showered, both were overcome
by carbon monoxide fumes from
an adjoining boiler room.
Thomas Lueders died.
On March 27, Richard
Lueders and Thomas' mother,
Beth Thomas, pleaded with a
State Senate panel to require car-
bon .monoxide detectors in
Florida hotels..
A few other states, including
New York, Texas and Illinois
have similar laws in place. Some
big hotel chains, including
Marriott and La Quinta, have
installed detectors on their own.
"If you think carbon monox-
ide poisoning is something that
can't happen to you ... I'm here
to tell you that is not the case,"

said Lueders, a human resources
executive who lives in Grosse
Pointe Park, Mich.
The Senate Regulated
Industries Committee unani-
mously approved the bill (SB
1840) requiring that carbon
monoxide detectors be placed in
certain hotel and motel areas
where there may be a carbon
monoxide hazard. The bill,
sponsored by Sen. Charlie

The bill has
two more
before it can
go to the full
Senate for
a vote.

Justice, D-St. Petersburg, has
two more committee hearings
before it can go to the full Senate
for a vote.
A version of the bill (HB
1303) is sponsored in the House
by Rep. Ron Saunders, a Key
West Democrat.
Originally, the measure
would have required detectors in
individual hotel rooms. But the
Florida Restaurant and Lodging

Association estimated the cost to
install a detector at about $25
per room and with 400,000 hotel
rooms in the state, the impact on
the industry would have been
about $10 million.
But the bill was changed to
lessen the impact, now requiring
detectors only in areas where
carbon monoxide is produced,
such as a boiler room.
Now, the association is on
record in favor of the bill. It's
also supported by the Florida
Justice Association, a trial
lawyers' group,, and the senior
lobby AARP, as well as con-
sumer groups and firefighters.
Lueders said the colorless,
odorless gas first impairs a vic-
tim's ability to recognize danger.
He noted that as a well-educated,
healthy marathon runner, he
never thought he was particular-
ly vulnerable to much but he
was rendered powerless by the
carbon monoxide, floating out of
the boiler room next door.
"Ten feet away my son was
dying and there was nothing I
could do," Lueders said. "I
would have done anything, any-
thing to trade places with my
son. I could not run back into the
'burning' building it doesn't
give you that chance."
The city of Key West ordered
the DoubleTree closed after
Thomas Lueders' death. It
reopened in early March. Hotel
operators said they worked with
Key West fire officials to ensure
it was safe.
Thomas Lueders' family has
sued the hotel.

In February, the commission
passed a resolution assuring the
Human Services Advisory Board
even funding with the current
year, with a promise of $2.3 mil-
lion to be shared among numer-
ous service providers.
"As taxpayers in Monroe
County, we are very appreciative
of keeping the cap on spending,"
Wendy Coles, executive director
of the Southernmost Homeless
Assistance League, told the
commission in February.
"However, should you choose to
lower the funding, you would be
impacting the lives of thousands
of clients."
Commissioners said at the
time that the promise of even
funding is only tentative and that
funding could be pared back.
"We're trying to freeze in
place the budget that got us in
trouble last year," Commissioner
George Neugent said.

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Snook season could shrink statewide

Keys guides
OK with plan
to grow stock
Senior Staff Writer

The closed winter season on
snook in Florida Keys waters
could double if the state Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Com-
mission approves recommended
rule changes April 12.
Local fishing-guide associa-
tions "are on board" with a slate
of rules that would lower snook
catches statewide, said Richard
Grathwohl of the Marathon
Guides Association.
"We used to. have snook all
over the place here," said
Grathwohl. "Now you might find
them at the bridges and a few
other places, but you don't see
them in a lot of spots where they
were common."
The recommended changes to
the snook regulations were
developed by an ad hoc working
group that held a series of
statewide meetings, including
one in Islamorada. Grathwohl
represented local guides.
"Most of the guides here
release snook anyway,"
Grathwohl said. "We saw the
lack of snook in the gulf. We put
a mandatory one-fish limit [on
guide-association members] long
before the state did."
New rules proposed for the
gulf snook fishery the one that
covers Keys waters would
close the winter season on snook
for an additional six weeks.
The working group approved
a recommendation to make the
closed season run from Dec. 1

through February. The existing
closed season is Dec. 15 to Jan.
The slot size for harvested
fish would be set at 28 inches to
33 inches, down from the current
27 to 34 inches.
Except for the one-fish limit
in Monroe County and
Everglades National Park, the
statewide bag limit for snook is
two fish per day,
That would be reduced to one
fish per day statewide, under the
proposed changes.
Rules are intended to increase
the fishery's spawning potential
ratio the number of mature
fish that breed from the cur-
rent 25 percent to 40 percent.
"The state has had a goal of
40 percent for a long time. We
never reached it," Grathwohl
said. "A few people may be dis-
gruntled but you've got to look at
what's best for the fish and the
Recreational anglers around
the Sebastian Inlet near Fort
Pierce, where snook are more
plentiful, are expected to contest
a lower bag limit.
- The state has slightly different
sets of regulations for the
Atlantic snook fishery and the
gulf snook fishery. Scientists
confirmed the stocks are geneti-
cally distinct.
"Some form of reduction in
the harvest is necessary to con-
tinue to sustain and improve the
snook fishery,"' concludes a staff
report to the FWC.
The Conservation Com-
mission meeting takes place
April 11 and 12 in Tallahassee. If
the commission approves the
rule change, the new regulations
could take effect by July.

Rats in the Keys
The assault on Gambian
pouch rats on Grassy Key begins
in earnest this month, according
to a short report to the
Conservation Commission.
Site approval for all 1,000 bait
stations was expected to be com-
plete by the end of March.
"The project is a complex one
with 494 individual property
owners and 994 lots involved,"



the report notes. "Most [owners]
have granted permission but
some have withheld access to
their property because of con-
cerns about children, pets or non-
target wildlife."
A contractor working with the
federal government will "pre-
bait" the traps with a mixture of
peanut butter and horse feed for
three days to "acclimate" the
exotic rats. Then the food mix

will be laced with a "toxicant."
"Although the design of the
bait stations minimizes the
chance of exposure by domestic
pets, residents will be advised to
keep their pets restricted during
this time for a further measure of
safety," notes the report.
The Gambian rats are non-
native and considered a threat to
the delicate Keys ecosystem.

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Keys briefs

Jews celebrating
8 days of Passover
Jews across the Keys started
celebrating Passover, the eight-
day holiday marking the Jews'
liberation from slavery in Egypt,
at sundown Monday.
Families and synagogues cel-
ebrate the first two nights of the
holiday with a seder, the most
important event in the Passover
celebration. The event is steeped
in long-held traditions and cus-
Passover commemorates the
story in the Old Testament book
of Exodus in which Moses led
the Israelites out of slavery in

Egypt under the rule of the
Pharaoh Ramses II. According to
the story, the pharaoh ignored
Moses' demand for the freedom
of his people.
In response, God unleashed a
series of 10 terrible plagues on
the Egyptians.
When the pharaoh finally
agreed to allow the Israelites to
leave, the story says they left
their homes so quickly that there
wasn't time to bake bread. As
they traveled through the desert,
they quickly baked dough in the
hot sun into hard crackers called
matzos. Now to remember this
event, Jews eat matzo in place of
bread during the eight days of

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Topic: Affordable

Host: Alyson Crean,
Keynoter's Key West Bureau Chief

Guest: Andy Griffiths,
Monroe County School Board Chairman

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In the four years expansion of
the Key West International
Airport runway has been under
discussion, a proposed experi-
mental material to make airport
runways safer has become de
"At first the [Federal Aviation
Administration] was not a big fan
of EMAS," Monroe County
Airports Director Peter Horton
said. "It was a new material. But
in the last few years, they have
really embraced it."
Engineered Materials Arrest-
ing System, or EMAS, is a com-
posite that will allow the airport
to extend safety overruns on its
runway with minimal impact to
nearby wetlands. And though
local environmentalists may not
have fully embraced the idea of
extending the safety areas at
either end of the runway, they are
pleased the material will be used.
"We were very happy that we
got the county and the FAA to go
for EMAS," Last Stand board
member Dennis Henize said.
"We would have preferred not to
have the water disturbed, but a
compromise has been reached."

A final draft of an environ-
mental assessment addressing the
runway extension comes before
the public early next month, the
final step in what Horton says is a
necessary safety feature for the
dozens of landings the airport
sees daily.
The extension.will affect a lit-
tle more than eight acres of wet-
lands,. according to the assess-
In exchange for clearing some
mangroves on the west end of the
airport and filling part of a five-
acre salt pond on the east end, the
airport will provide more than 20
acres of mitigation. Horton said
that would include reconfiguring
the existing pond around the east-
ern extension. Though that area
will be partially filled, he said, it
would not be paved over.
Last Stand, a Key West-based
environmental group, along with
a group calling itself Save Our
Salt Ponds, dogged the early
years of this proposal. The wet-
lands surrounding the airport pro-
vide habitat and nesting areas for
numerous species of birds.
Some residents feared the
extension would mean longer

Harpoon Harry's auction a dud

SKeys Sunday reporter

Key West business partners
Robert Cobb and Ron Heck
admit they didn't know what to
expect when they put together an
auction of nine commercial and
residential properties in the city,
including popular restaurant
Harpoon Harry's.
"We figured the market was
really, really bad slow to
nothing," Heck said. "We knew
we were either going to prove
just how bad it is, or spark some
interest and walk away with a
few sales."
While he's not ready to
declare the Keys real estate mar-
ket officially dead, Heck said it's
safe to say it did not show any
signs of springing to life during
Sunday's auction at the Westin
Key West Resort & Marina.
None of the three commercial
or six residential properties
received bids surpassing the
undisclosed reserve prices, and
two single-family homes were
pulled from the auction block
altogether for lack of bidding.
Of the estimated 80 people
who attended the auction, 20 put
down the $25,000 refundable

deposit required toreceive a bid-
ding paddle.
"I don't even know why most
people got a paddle," Heck said.
Despite lackluster bidding at
Sunday's auction, Heck is confi-
dent some of the properties list-
ed will still be sold in the coming
Anderson Auctions, the
Destin-based company hired to
conduct the auction, is negotiat-
ing with those who submitted
bids in an attempt to meet
reserve prices on some of the
"We feel like we're moving
in the right direction, and are in
pretty good shape to close a few
of these properties," said Ben
Anderson, owner and broker of
Anderson Auctions. "This is typ-
ical of the reserve auction
process. We'll see what we
accomplish over the next few
weeks, and then we'll know if
the auction was a success."
One property that will most
likely not close in the coming
weeks is Harpoon Harry's, said
Heck, who has owned and oper-
ated the restaurant the past 16
"The bid on Harpoon Harry's

didn't even come close to meet-
ing the reserve price," Heck said
of the $2.1 million bid on the
Caroline Street restaurant. "We
would never just give away
Harpoon Harry's."
While not entirely. satisfied
with the turnout and immediate
results of Sunday's auction,
Anderson said the demographic
makeup of bidders present at the
auction leaves him optimistic.
"There was a lot of money in
the room," he said. "We had very
qualified bidders, but what we
didn't have was bidders who felt
a sense of urgency. They were
relaxed, and were more or less
just seeing where the market is
Anderson stressed a lack of
immediate sales at Sunday's
auction is not a fair indicator of
the overall state of the Keys real
estate market.
"It's not accurate for someone
to say, 'Well, if they couldn't
even get people to bid on these
properties then we're all sunk,'"
he explained. "Everyone is try-
ing to find price points in the
market right now, and that's
what we really experienced
Sunday. But the value of these
properties has not changed."


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runways and thus larger planes.
On a tour of the runways
Monday, however, Horton point-
ed out that the existing fringe
lighting that marks the end of the
runway would not be moved.
SOriginally, the FAA pressed
for safety margins that would
have eaten away more than 25
acres of the wetlands. The EMAS
system, which is a sloped gravel-
like surface that slows out-of-
control planes quickly, needs
only a third of the distance neces-
sary with a standard safety mar-
gin for stopping a plane.
"The latest estimate for the
work is approximately $12 mil-
lion," Horton said. "The FAA
will pay 95 percent of that
through discretionary funding."
The other 5 percent will be
paid from passenger fees that have
already been collected, he said.
The timeframe is not clear on
the work, though Horton said the
mitigation work would be done at
the same time the runway mar-
gins are extended.
In the meantime, the new
McCoy Terminal Complex is fast
becoming a reality. County
Engineer David Koppel said the
$30 million project is slated for
completion in July 2008.

Keys News

Wednesday, April 4,2007

FINDING THEIR WAY: Marathon High School students find
their way around the new school Monday, looking for their
new classrooms. The new school, still under construction, is
expected to cost $41.5 when completed by early 2008.
The old school, built in the 1950s, still houses some
programs for now.

City 'adopting' out signs

Program would
maintain stops
for the buses

Bus riders in Key West and
Stock Island will notice some
improvements at their local bus
stops by the end of April, along
with the addition of new adver-
tisements in the near future.
The Key West Department of
Transportation will replace all the
bus-stop signs throughout the
community while it gears up to
hear "buyers" for the new Adopt-
a-Sign program, which allows
businesses, nonprofits or individ-
uals to "purchase" bus-stop loca-
The adoptees'. names will be
displayed on the signs at their bus
stops as a form of advertising and
they'll be given the responsibility
of reporting the status of their bus
stop to the city DOT. If there is
damage or vandalism done to the
bus stop, the office will replace
what is needed.

City DOT Manager Myra
Wittenberg says the new and
improved signs won't be as vul-
nerable to vandals.
All of the signs will undergo a
complete restoration, Wittenberg
said. The project includes the
addition reflective, vinyl, color-
coded conch-shell adhesive.
The Adopt-a-Sign project will
require a little elbow grease from
the owners.
This aspect of the project can
be separated into two different
categories: volunteer and profes-
The volunteer program is run
by groups that organize a time for
each of their group members to'
meet and clean their site by them-
selves. An example of the profes-
sional program would be a com-
pany that adopts a sign and pays
the Adopt-a-Sign program a
monthly rate to clean their desig-
nated area.
Wittenberg said Key West will
start with the volunteer program
and see where it goes from there.
"We ask the owner of the
owner of the bus stop that they

bring a plastic bag, pick up debris
and dispose of it," she said.
The program is similar to the
nationwide Adopt-a-Highway
project that allows businesses to
post a sign with their company's
name on it, in exchange for main-
taining it. Both projects aim to
keep transportation areas litter-
Jason Stem, president of the
Adopt a Highway Maintenance
Corp. of Santa Ana, Calif., said
his volunteer program has proved
successful since the 1960s, but
his professional program, started
in 1990, has proven to be even
more efficient.
"Our experience has been the
intent is great with the volunteer
groups but the reality of it is that
you don't get the best results over
time," Stem said. "By hiring a
professional, someone is obvi-
ously held more accountable."
The cost of the sign renova-
tions is somewhere between
$8,000 and $10,000 to change out
almost 400 signs, Wittenberg
said. The project is a small one,
considering the other transit-
related projects the city is tack-



The Domestic Abuse Shelter

Invites you to attend a 3 hour workshop on child sexual abuse and prevention. This workshop is offered
free of charge to the community at large and professionals. Three CEU credits are available for attendance.

Kelly Otte- Presenter/Trainer

FKCC Key West Campus

Thursday, April 5, 2007

11:30 am 2:30 pm.

Call 305-743-4440 to register in advance.
Registration the day of the event will begin at 10:45 am.

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14 Wednesday, April 4,2007

Sewer utility wants increase

Key Haven
seeks 27.49%

monthly rise

Florida Public Service
Commission staff is coming to
the Keys Thursday to take
input into a proposed rate
increase sought by the Key
Haven Utility Corp., a sewer
authority serving 446 cus-
tomers in that Lower Keys sub-
According to the PSC, the
utility's last rate case was in

Customers now pay an aver-
age of $69.15 monthly. The
proposed increase would bring
that to $88.16 monthly, or
27.49 percent more.
On Jan. 11, Key Haven
Utility filed an application with
the PSC for a "limited proceed-
ing" to increase its sewer rates.
The proposed increase would
cover costs associated with
"slip lining" and replacement
of the main in order to reduce
saltwater infiltration into the
collection system.
The state Department of


Key West Code Enforcement Hearing
Monday, April 9, 2007 10:00 a.m.
Old City Hall Chambers 510 Greene Street
If signing, special seating or other accommodations are required, please call 809-3881
(TDD Number 809-1111) 24 hours prior to meeting. Published Keynoter 4/4/07

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April 11 rh 15th, 2007
WED, APRIL 11 Smokin Poetry Cigars, Wine & Poetry
sponsored by Sunset Cigar Co
5PM KW Heritage House $10
THURS, APRIL 12 Robert Frost Goes to the Movies
7PM Tropic Cinema DEAD POETS SOCIETY $25
FRI, APRIL 13 Sippin' Internet Cafe Poetry Slam
Visual Poetry 6-8PM KW Heritage House
sponsored by Prudential Knight-Keyside The Secret of Salt
SAT, APRIL 14- Poetry.on Water Sunset Sail
sponsored by Fury Water Adventures 6:30 PM $49
Pirate Poetry and Sea Shanties
sponsored by Rum Barrel 5PM
SUN, APRIL 15 Celebration of Poetry
10-noon & 2-4 PM Robert Frost Garden FREE
Thur-Sat with the following poets:
Dr. Michael Wyndam Thomas, Rosalind Brackenbury,
Charles Trumbull, Barry George, Richard Grusin,
Cricket Desmarais $50 each or $175 for 5 workshops

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Environmental Protection
identified the saltwater prob-
lems as the cause for treat-
ment-plant malfunctions,
according to the PSC filing.
The utility also states that a
portion of the requested rate
increase is necessary to recover
costs associated with the 2005
hurricane season.
Customer comments, writ-
ten and oral, 'are taken into
consideration to assist the PSC
commissioners in reaching
their decision on whether rates
should increase.
According t.o PSC staff, the
case will not be set for a for-
mal hearing unless a "timely"
protest to the commission's
proposed action is filed.
The commission staff is
scheduled to file a recommen-
dation with the PSC on June 7.
The commissioners are
expected to vote on the filing
June 19.
The purpose of Thursday's
meeting is to provide cus-
tomers an opportunity to com-
ment on the proposed increas-
es and any other issues rele-
vant to the utility.
The session is at 6 p.m. at
Old City Hall, 510 Green St.,
Key West.

Keys briefs

Middle Keys GOP
meets on Thursday

The Middle Keys
Republican Club has its
next monthly meeting
Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the
Marathon Yacht Club.
Upcoming local and state
party activities will be dis-
Call Chris at 731-3082
for more information.

Felonies lodged
in 'contractor' case

A Tavernier man accused
of failing to install a dock
and three boatlifts after
accepting monetary deposits
for the work has been jailed
on numerous felonies.
Donald Wade Bruce, 43,
was arrested March 28 on
four counts of grand theft,
two counts of fraud for
falsely identifying himself
as a contractor, two counts
of issuing worthless checks,
violation of probation and
failure to appear in court.
More charges are pending.

According to the Monroe
County Sheriff's Office,
Bruce told people his busi-
nesses were called Keys Cat
5, and Hurricane Boat Lifts.
Detectives have investigat-
ed four cases in which
Bruce signed contracts with
people, took their money,
then failed to do the work
he was supposed to, accord-
ing to Deputy Becky Herrin:
A Grassy Key man
paid Bruce $10,000 in May
2006 as a deposit for which
Bruce was supposed to
install a dock but never did.
+ A man from Boca
Raton who was building a
home in Marathon wanted a
boatlift at his new home and
gave Bruce a deposit of
$4,292.71 in August 2006.
He didn't do the work.
+ A Key Largo man in
September gave Brice a
$4,750 deposit for a
boatlift. He didn't do the
Another Key Largo
man gave $7,698.65. He
never did the work.
Deputies say Bruce is not
a contractor.

-: obituaries

Joseph D'Aiuto
Jo.seph D "Ijut. 73 .:.i
Lantr, a ar, 3 r rrerl,-.f
,'.aratrnr ard Westp'rl
Cc nr died ..arch 2d
M.1r D Ajlto .*'as borr in the
er.. t. Ar,trcr ,. in
Jennie Chlrna D Alut He II'ed
in ri :tc?.rt for 3' ,eoar pF-rr tO
m, o.irD t,. Foirrida in 1o_6 He
attended ve'lt.jrt schr,.oi anrd
gra3luteJ frrr.n Ic r j.o lk
C :'mrriunit, C-llege arn
Sojthrn Cr r, nec.tl:.ut State

t.lr LD ,.iuto .. a Lo 5
r..1 r ir Ccrps .eteron cf the
:rrear, War 1Ater being Cdi-
,rargejd he ..'a, app.il nted t...
there We'tp t P
Departrrnert In 195r. nrd retired
cE. detect .e nr 1i'976 urin.
i ar oreer Ir, th.e department
r-e 'er.e. r cr, tl-,.e d,.c team In
oadditl,.r t: elrg a di. r, rhe
..'a; a31-.c a i.llot arnd nle: horlir
"ifer mcr .irrl t,-. Florlda he
c'', ned and ':peratea
[.lar.athor n ... I.-tlI..n in
.lcr:thc.r n Crd I~-.. served as a
ULI S Cutor'. Ser ice ir,.p.,i-.r.
He '.:..a 1 member .:.t the
WNe t :..rt P,,lice ,t t le tic
Leoagure and the :Sns .::. Itrly
Mr D AluIj-., .,er-,h ...-. pre-
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c de ri d, r eath :. ter
FIloren:.e .J.3akc.ksr ,and, br.-,th.r
IR;.,arr,ad 0 Alutc'
He I1 e lurlIed Oi,' hi: ..lie :-f
S ,eor; Altheo d'.augtter
ictora I 1 rtl. le I:'f Fnr 1ield
i::nn sons Jo;eph A L" ."uto
and .rnth.:.r., F. (rid dau'g.:jht.jlr-
in-la.c D. 'r, ) D Alut .:. .f
FIc..orla brothters hrejeJriC
(on.:l Iter-Ir, .. Shile, '
E. ,-Iijt,:. ir 't/e itp.:..rt o:n J:,nh r,
c AI ut,' o r F lorida lr.'r'- I ill
:lren I.,'r,' an Jenrie CD luto
,and Ih.11retle and CDornlelle
,..lorline :ra rteat-grarI,-
dCouahtel leiah
The tramilr ., vil areet triern::
at the Hardling Fujreral H..:.me
210 PFi.,t I.:ad East We-.r:..rtI
Fri-. a tr-'m n;:or, tc. 4 p rrn
Irt-errrent .%.ill b.e prl.,ate
r.lemrriar l cc'nrtriution:r .-.an
c.e rromade t h.: thle larilre C-::rp,
Heritage Fnourdatlir, PiO -:*'
Q gQorntl.co '.* 221 3J-09.3

Larry Shealy
Lorr, Bo..-Boo Woodrow
S-,erl, 6.? .of F,:rt Pierce and
tcrnreri, ,..t ,lMaratron died
April 1 at hi r hr,-me
He was :.-orn Jul, 25 1938, in
NeF'wberr',' F C ,nd n-r :..d tf.:
Fort Pierc e fl.,-e -ear; ,a :1..- fro-m,

RMootl- .on
I.,r Sreaoi,' j.': a LIS Na..
.eterar', or tlhe Vietnam War He-
retired a3 a flr'itr-:Oss peri,: nnei-
mar, .v.ith the t1.1 .., jrrer 22
,ear- ctf ser. I::e
He ..03 o3 mernt.ber and past
Cfficer ..t Arriericrn Legior Prot
'd1 and ,..a; a rpa3t comrrmarnder
of the D'1 :ti'l. d Aminrerican
'.'eter n F'I:..t i22
...1r Shlel;, '.;. precedae- Irn
death r, his rr,-.th-er. Lil1
He I5; :ur..i ed 0, hni ;.it Liz
Sheal., ;'f Fort Pierce sons
.,lchael iheali, .._;f FaPa PIver,
r.ld aor Jiseph Sreal, of
TujIscailc.o:' a,.; daughter
Shell Sihedl, of Chorle:ton
C faotrer H.W. Shealy of
Le.Irnat.:r S C t:r..:.ther Timtrrh,
Seal, or Coiun-.L.lo S.C.; and
three ,,ac,;.:,2hlldrenr
S.:.elebrotl-.r of life will be
held ,at J r. m April 5 at the
Sparish, Lake- Country Club
'.'liae Fcnrt Pier.:e
L.'lerorial trjdornations mra be
mrrodej to H.';plce of the
Trea.ure Coast, 2500 Virginia
,'e Suite 202, Fort Pierce, FL




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Marie Fisher
r1,.rle Fisher 96 cr fvlora.tjrn:,n
aledi Marcr 20
She A'.3i bo.rn Dec 18 1910
and or ', a n30-, ear resident crt
Moirotrai .r,
Srne ..*:i. octil.e In nm.:n,
orgcinizatlonrs such a the San
Pao'lo Women Club Sornmreru
Corutr, Club Mlartornlr, i'ocait
Club M'.3ra3thrion Art GuildI
r1..a3rolrin Garden CIIjub Flc.rl.-j.:
Ke.,-s 'vVoterc ol.r Societ,, (found-
in.g m rriber .lci.ldle 'e,_..
PeEpublicarn Club and Morotrcnrn
Parks or,:, R-ecreatirI
ahe anS prec,.'r.-de in aeotrr
b,. rner daugi-rter Cr,rlstln&
Sre I :ur.i.-edl t., :.'-.. er
SEec'-kinrer ,o-_f f.-l..ira tr .:s3auc'ih-
ter J'.ar, Ashtron ot Hickor, [I- C
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Her or-h c .1 be interred
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.lermioriol driallonr ma, te-
mo.ie tc tthe Gar,'lenr ;:,t Sanr
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with his wife and son.
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at the Content Ke,.. nortr ..:.f Big
Fine here he .,rill be reunited
,.lth hl: mother and crther ..,n.::-
ra.,e been previousl, 1ala tc.
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from .-arot on
He a-,o- a retired :corporate
b.-nker a mernmber of the First
United M.lethodlht Church or
Dunnellon past c'omm,-Cdore -fi
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C; T r .ib crossword puzzle

"Easter Mascot" By Josiah Breward, Scranton, Pennsylvania Edited by Wayne Williams
Solution in the April 10 L 'Attitudes.

1 Odds & ends
5 Transylvanian city
9 Free-trade barrier
15 French cleric
19 Vocalist Fitzgerald
20 Younger Saarinen
21 John's "Grease"'
22 Came to regret
23 Munich's river
24 Nothing in Nogales
25 In a reasonable
26 With reference to
27 Chopping blows
30 Word in a certain
figure of speech
32 Corrida cries
33 alai
34 White-tailed eagle
36 Refuges
37 Dragon slain by
40 cotta
42 Associate familiarly
44 Roman port
45 Peter and others
47 Key-punch bus.
50 Diamond Head site
51 Lenya or Lehmann
52 Toyota model
53 -dieu
54 Palindromic
56 Munchhausen and
58 Packing
60 Compass pt.
63 Casing
66 Small singing

68 Breakfast ring
69 Fabled racers
73 Wrinkle-free fabric
74 Caulking stuff
75 Greek subs?
76 Egg concoction
77 Views again
79 Table constellation
81 Call from the pews
83 Old English letters
84 "Jurassic Park" star
86 Argentine plain
89 Pitcher Hershiser
93 Lith. or Azer., once
94 Brooklyn resort
96 Make amends
97 Pueblo bricks
99 The ones here
100 Worked the land
101 Birthplace of
103 Some NFL linemen
105 Writer's rep.
106 Put on
107 4'The Seagull" play-
109 Richard Adams
115 Bindle stiff
116 Proprietary product
118 Latin 101 verb
1.19 Diva's song
120 Revise
121 Fuel ingredient
122 Blockhead
123 Author of "Death in
124 Facts
125 Sexless
126 Matures
127 Actress Lanchester

1 Golda of Israel
2 Rick's love in
3 Weighty block
4 Certain organic
5 Midpoint
6 Sudden transitions
7 Language of
8 "I Love Rock 'N
Roll" singer
9 Actor Mifune
10 Winglike parts
11 Hose off
12 had it!
13 Movie genre
14 Actress Dunaway
15 Like an opera solo
16 Noted jazz trum-
17 Mineral emerald is
18 Botanical swelling
28 Pieces of pelvises
29 International
31 Brown shades
35 in Blue"
37 Rock group, _
38 Comparison phrase
39 Water depth: abbr.
40 Toddler
41 "Broken Arrow"
actor Michael
43 Jabber'
45 Revive
46 Computer pioneer
48 Simoleons
49 Long John Silver

51 Bert of "The Wizard
of Oz"
53 God of Memphis
55 Together
57 Particulars
59 Too tubby
60 Mall tenants
61 Tears to pieces
62 Cardiff dish
64 Like the richest soil
65 Plausible
67 Hair piece?
70 Pedal extremities
71 Naturally bright
72 sapiens
78 Social climber
80 Assert
82 South Bend school
85 Sap of energy
87 1954 Fellini film
88 Dijon donkey
90 CD-
91 Hydrocarbon suffix
92 Conducted
94 Blackjack
95 Smash to pieces
96 Org. for seniors
98 Fanning of "Man
on Fire"
100 Inserts fraudulently
101 Suffered a dull pain
102 Valerie Harper sit-
104 Sort of shop or shirt
106 Marine mammal
108 Bet first
110 Bronte or Perry
111 Urban haze
112 Roberts U.
113 Takes the cake
114 Anna Sten film
117 Cal. watch abbr.



Wednesday, April 4,2007

I- Business
. : ~'


Southern Living
features Hoaglands

Island Dolplun Care. a
Key Largo facitht that spe-
cialize, in working w ith dol-
phins interacting with spe-
cial-needs children, is fea-
tured ui "Florida Lit ing" in
the April issue of Southern
Living magazine.
Island Dolphin Care is a
not-for-prolit organization
that pro' ides dolphin assist-
ed therapy to children w ith
ciritcal illnesses, disabilities
and special iineds from all
o\er the world.
Peter and Deena
Hoagland began the center
after taking their son Joe to
Dolphins Plus. nearly 17
\ears ago. and seeing first-
hand the kind of healing that
can take place \ hen pairing
a crntcall ill child % ith the
gentle dolphins.
Visit www.island
dolphincare.org for more.

Human resources
training offered

The Florida Kes Societ\
for Human Resources
Management is sponsoring a
business seminar April 1
fiom Q to 11:30 a.m. at the
Haric\ Goernment Center.
S1200 truman Ave.. Ke\
The seminar % ill target
business o\ owners in Monroe
Counrt b pro hiding infor-
mation on human resource.
pracnce,. leial compliance.
legislati\e updates. unem-'
plot mnent compensation
appeals, affordable benefit
options, and no-cosit w ork-
force de% elopment opporru-
Speakers w ill include rep-
resentati\e, from the Dept.
of Homeland Securit\.
Department of Labor,
AgencN for Workforce
Innovation. Florida Ke'
Coniuniu t College, a local
newspaper and benefits
Cost. if registering b\
\pril 6. is 5I): cost at the
door is $00.
Call Mary Vidal or
Suzanne Greager at 295-
11.167 oi e-mailmar.\ idal
@keke\ seneig.com or


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This artist's rendering shows the hotel portion of the complex that Spottswood Cos. wants to Sea Dragon D
build at the entrance to Key West. Tentatively named the Key West Hotel & Conference Center, owners Mia Berry
the complex would include this building with 22,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Tania Metzger bring
of Bali to the Keys.

City entrance broadening ea Dragon
..__ ..-... . ... Mile Marker 82

Spottswood plans
conference center
for Key West
Keys Sunday reporter

Beginning in June, local
development and hospitality
specialists Spottswood Cos. will
begin to unveil Beachside Key
West, a 222-unit luxury residen-
tial condominium, resort and
restaurant complex at the
entrance to the Southernmost
While the opening of
Beachside marks the completion
of one 'of the most ambitious
projects taken on by Spottswood
Cos., it's just one piece in a
much larger plan the Conch
family has to redevelop and
revitalize the part of the island
where U.S. 1 merges onto North
Roosevelt Boulevard.
"This all really began with

the development of Hyatt Beach
House Resort in that area back
in 1994," President Robert
Spotts-wood explained.
"Following the success of that
project, we began to acquire the
nearby properties and started to
see a master plan coming togeth-
er at the entrance of Key West."
The Spottswood vision "ten-
tatively named the Key West
Hotel and Conference Center" is
to create a massive complex
with 450 hotel rooms, 50 work-
force-housing apartments, 33
fractional ownership units, 21
residential condos, a conference
center, restaurant, transportation
center, spa and retail shops.
Four hotels, a Conch Tour
Train depot and welcome center
occupy the 20 acres of land
along North Roosevelt
Boulevard where Spottswood
plans to develop the Key West
Hotel and Conference Center.
The Days Inn, Comfort Inn,
Radisson Inn and Holiday Inn,

as well as rnree family restau-
rants housed within, will all be
torn down as early as the first
quarter of 2008 to make way for
the complex. Approximately
550 hotel rooms will go offline
in the process, all of which are
owned and operated by
The 22,000-square-foot con-
ference center planned within
the Key West Hotel and
Conference Center dwarfs every
such facility in Key West. At
roughly 5,000 square feet, the
conference center at the Casa
Marina Resort is currently the
largest meeting space available.
"One thing that's always
been lacking in Key West is the
ability to bring in conferences
and large groups," said Peter
Batty, senior vice president and
director of sales for Spottswood.
Harold Wheeler, Monroe
County Tourist Development
Council director of marketing,
said the addition of a large con-


Nationwide to hike rates

Arbitrators OK
request for 54
percent increase
Associated Press

An arbitration panel has
approved a statewide average
increase of 54 percent for
homeowners rates that
Nationwide Insurance requested
last year but for many policy
holders it will likely be much
less because of a new law.

The increase would take
effect this summer or when
policies are renewed.
Legislation passed.in a special
session in January that aims to
drop premiums will lower the
"They're going to have to
make a new filing that in the
end is going to make this less
.than 54 percent," Bob Lotane,
spokesman for the state Office
of Insurance Regulation, said
Friday. :

The new law is expected to
lower rates primarily by giving
insurance companies more
access to cheaper backup cover-
age through the state's
Hurricane Catastrophe Fund.
The arbitration panel deter-
mined that the 54 percent rate
increase was "not excessive,
inadequate or unfairly discrimi-
natory," according to its deci-
sion dated March 23.
"This approved rate helps us
build a surplus and be prepared

a bit


Bali translates well to the
Florida Key s. say the ow% n-
ers of Sea Dragon E\onc
Island Decor.
lia Berry and Tania
Metzger turned their passion
for the people and ari. ork
of the Indonesian island into
the focus of the store at
S2239 O ersea- H\.\. in
"The teak furniture and
the tropical Asian look is
perfect here," said letzger.
-"It' \er, unusual."
The owners travel to Bali
and other nearby islands
once or tw\ ice a ear to per-
sonally select items and
arrange shipment., one of
which arri\ es this eek.
Mlan\ of the pieces. like
hand-can ed decorations
from a fishing boat. ma\ be
more than a century\ old.
BerrI said. "'We like the
feeling of the old. weird
The shop. which mo'ed
from Treasure Village in
August 2006 after several
successful earss also car ies
Asian and local artwork,
\wooden deck furniture and
garden art. Design services
are a ailable.
- "No% % e're more of a
destination store rather than
a place people found by
accident." Nletzger said.
"\\e still do shipping for
Visitors. but \we see more
local homeow\ ners.'"
Sea Dragon is open 9
a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a
%week. Call 664--11.52.


Project could add 450 hotel rooms, transportation center


ference center in Key West
would undoubtedly boost an
important segment of tourism.
"The meetings market is very
import part of our overall
tourism plan," he said. "We have
a sales person who works solely
on recruiting meetings. It had
been quite successful in the past,
but it's kind of leveled off, so
having another large conference
area would certainly be wel-
Along with providing large
groups a convenient meeting
space at the entrance of Key
West, Spottswood said the loca-
tion of the Key West Hotel and
Conference Center should also
ease congestion in Old Town
due to the planned transportation
"Our hope is that guests will
park their cars at the hotel and
conference center when they get
to Key West, and then primarily
use our transportation and shut-
tle services to get around town,"
Spottswood said. "To reduce the
immediate traffic impact to the
nearby neighborhoods, all traffic
access to the facilities will come
off the boulevard."
Jodi Weinhofer, president of
the Lodging association of the
Florida Keys and Key West, said
it's far too early to speculate
what impact a mega complex
like the Key West Hotel and
Conference Center would have
on the Keys lodging industry.
There is always cause for
concern when a large number of
existing hotel rooms go offline


to blame


for future events," Nationwide
spokesman Eric Hardgrove said
Whether the company would
file a rate decrease was not
immediately clear. "We're still
working with OIR to assess
next steps and make sure we're
in full compliance with all
recently filed Florida laws and
regulations," Hardgrove said.
The company had sought an
increase in July that would
have been more than 70 percent
on average, but the OIR in
October said that increase was-
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any lowered room inventory
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tion phase will be more than
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"The Spottswood company
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Spottswood said his hope is
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Conference Center will compli-
ment the Hyatt Beach House and
Beachside complexes to provide
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services on the island.
"All of these properties are
unique, and accommodate a
number of different needs in
Key West," he explained.
"Beach House was built as -a
timeshare complex. Beachside is
really geared towards people
who want to reside in Key West,

at least seasonally, and the Key
West Hotel and Conference
Center will provide hotel rooms,
fractional ownership units, con-
dos and workforce housing."
If construction is under way
by early 2008, Spottswood said
the complex could be finished
sometime in 2010.

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Keyvs Business

i Wednesday, April 4,2,07

_-5"l ^ \


Pollster Harris
talks at Tropic

The Friends of th-
Library Lecture Series con-
cludes its 2007 season on
NMondas \ hen renown ned
pollster Lou H.aris presents
insight- into the current
political landscape
The free program begins
at 6 p.m. at the Tropic
Cinema at 416 Eaton St..
Ke. West
Harns. a Ke, \West resi-
dent, has been considered the
dean of American pollsters
for more than half a cenrur>.
His \\ork has influenced
elections, public poiii and
social issue, and helped
shape America a, v.e klno\
it. \\hlen John F KennedN
ran toi President in 1060.
Hams w as called in to do the
polling. He served the same
function for Lester Pearson
nhen he ran for prime minis-
tei of Canada in 1963.
Berteen 1974 and 1997.
he conducted in\estigations
for Ne\\x\v.eek. Time and the
American Council for the
Arts. among other clients

$50,000 raised
for foundation

Ke\ for a Cause. the
third annual fundraiser co-
sponsored b\ the Cold\i ell
Banker Schrmtl Charitable
Foundati'ii and TtffJani &
Co March 24. bought in
S50.000. according to the
T- o hundred people
amended the e\ent at Ha\\k's
Cay Resort All proceeds ,.ill
be used b\ the foundation to
help need\ Kes residents

Montessori info
night is Thursday

The Nlonteson Island
School of Tavernier at mile
marker 92 2 oceanside has a
parent information night set
for Thursday at 6:30 p m. at
the school. The topic ill be
"Montesson for 4-. 5- and 6-
year-olds. The E\plo-sion
into Learning.
The public i in\ cited.
Admission is free and
refreshments and babsirtting
will be provided. Call ahead
for information to 852- 3438.

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Marathon goes cruising'

New car club
has no agenda,
no dues, just fun

Bored doing the same old
things on Friday nights? Got a car
that's at least 25 years old, either
a rust-bucket or show car? Can
you drive it to the International
House of Pancakes in Marathon?
Those who answered yes can
join others at the Friday Night
Cruisin' sponsored by the
Cruisin' Conchs car club.
Cars of all conditions and
makes are welcome to gather at
the HOP parking lot starting at 6
p.m. every Friday.
At 7, participants can start up
their rides and join a group
"cruise to somewhere;" which.
will be determined each week by
those attending. The cruise will
normally last a half hour.
Winter Marathon resident
Wayne Erickson started the club
as a way to meet other drivers of
vintage cars and basically talk
shop with people who love cars.
"I just started from scratch,"
Erickson said. "The problem was
there is no organized group really
in the central Keys. Everyone
thinks they are by themselves, so
If I see an old car driving down
street, I chase them down and
give them a flyer."
So far Erickson has gathered
eight to 10 cars, but said he's seen
a lot more cars whose owners he
hopes would want to join the fun.
"I'll be doing it until May 1,"

said Erickson, who will then trav-
el back to his summer home in
Massachusetts. "But if local peo-
ple want to continue it, that will
be great. If not, then we'll start it
up again next December."
Erickson said Cruisin' Conchs
has no agenda, no dues, no
awards, no officers and no fuss.
The club is intended to promote
friendship among residents with
common automobile interests.
For more information, call
Erickson at 743-4584.

Automobile enthusiasts in the Middle Keys can get together to show off rides or just talk about
cars during Friday Night Cruisin' sponsored by the newly formed Cruisin' Conchs car club. The
group meets every Friday at 6 p.m.; group rides are at 7.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2007 s. 19

Spring Breakers find time to help Keys

Maryland team
clears exotics,
cleans habitat
For 13 students from the
University of Maryland, going
wild over Spring Break meant
going into the wilds of Key
With support and coordina-
tion by The Nature
Conservancy of the Florida
Keys, the Maryland "alterna-
tive" Breakers donated four
eight-hour workdays to restore
"What park manager would-
n't be happy to receive over 400
hours of labor in exchange for
providing a free campsite and
four days worth of lunches for
the team?" said Jim Duquesnel,
biologist atDagny Johnson Key
Largo Hammock Botanical

Xe briefs

Everglades chief
speaks on Monday

Dan Kimball, superintend-
ent of Everglades National,
Park, will talk about post-hurri-
cane issues at the park and
Everglades reconstruction
when he speaks Monday to the
Florida Keys Audubon Society,
Kimball was appointed
superintendent in June 2005.
He had served as acting super-
intendent since February of the
previous year.
The session is at Indigenous
Park in Key West. There will
be a birdwalk at 5:30 p.m. and
the program will begin at 6.
Bring a dish for the pot-luck

Quilt bidding
ends Saturday

Alison Shamblen and
Sharon Onsgard, members of
the Florida Keys Quilters, have
donated an original child's
quilt to the Friends of the Key
Largo Library to be used as a
fundraiser for the library
The quilt will be offered
through a silent auction with
bids starting at $125. Bidding
closes at 3 p.m. Saturday.
The quilt, which measures
56 inches long and 36 inches
wide, is on display at the
Friendly Things gift shop in the
Key Largo library, Trade
Winds Plaza.

State Park, where the Maryland
team spent four days in late
March pruning overhanging
vegetation and clearing debris
from the park's main nature trail
through the former Port
Bougainville site, and getting
rid of invasive exotic plants.
The students also found time
to conduct a cleanup at a habi-
tat-restoration project. There
they scoured mangroves to bag
and remove two pickup-truck
loads of plastic debris and flot-
The students visited Key
West for a day, and were taken
on a half-day snorkeling trip
with John Pennekamp Coral
Reef State Park Manager Pat

These 'alternative' Spring Breakers from the University of Maryland work with state workers and
local volunteers to restore habitat at Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State

Easter church services scheduled

Easter arrives Sunday
numerous churches
announced their Easter S
schedules. Among them:
In the Middle Key
annual Easter Sunday s
service for the community
held at 7 a.m. Sunday
Sombrero Beach. Bring a cl
blanket for comfort. There
a communion service for
who want to participate a
opportunity to be baptiz
renew your baptism commi
Gates open at 6:30 a.m.
At the Martin I
Chapel, 323 122nd St., Mar
the Easter Sunday service i
9 and 11 a.m.

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Presbyterian Kirk of the
Keys has its Easter Sunrise serv-
ice at the manse, 351 Stirrup Key
Blvd., Marathon. It begins at 7
a.m.; plan to arrive at 6:45.
An Easter Sunday sunrise
service is at 6:45 a.m. at Harry
Harris Park, Tavemier. Officiating
is Rev. Kerry Foote of Burton
Memorial Methodist Church.
Another is also at 6:45 a.m.,
at Cheeca Lodge with Rev.
Darrell Milsap of the First Baptist
Church of Islamorada speaking
(health permitting).
'* At 7 a.m. Easter Sunday at
the Chesapeake Beach, Rev. Tony

Hammon of Island Community
Church in Islamorada will pre-
The Key Largo Baptist
Church has its Easter service at 10
a.m. Saturday at the Coral Shores
Performing Arts Center, mile
marker 90 oceanside.
+ At Lord of the Seas
Lutheran Church on Big Pine
Key, the Easter sunrise service,
jointly with St.-Francis-in-the-
Keys Episcopal Church, starts at
6:45 a.mh. Take Wilder Road to No
Name Key, turn right on Bogie
Road just past the No Name Pub
and go the end of the street.
Breakfast follows at the Lower
Keys Property Owners

Association building.
At St. Peter Catholic Church
on Big Pine, Easter Sunday
begins with a 6:40 a.m. sunrise
Mass at the Old Wooden Bridge
Fishing Camp.
The Keys Vineyard
Community Church, 100 County
Road on Big Pine, has Easter
Sunday services at the church at
8, 9:30 and 11 a.m.; the Key West
Vineyard's Sunday service is at
The Key West United
Methodist Church has its Easter
sunrise service at the White Street
Pier at 7 a.m.; Easter services are
planned to take place in the sanc-
tuary at 8:30 and 11 a.m.

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20 Wednesday, April 4,2007

Keys Living

SPLA AHEAD Zonta collecting for troops
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Townhomes at Sister Creek
is a gated community of Z9 single-family residences
situated in the heart of the Florida Keys in the city of Marathon.

Each unit is beautifully landscaped with most units having ocean
and/or Gulf views. Each 3 bedroom/2'/ bath Conch-style residence
has a finished, covered entry with parking for two cars and large storage area.
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Contact Dave Sullivan 305-731-5521

Townhomes at Sister Creek is organized as a
Homeowners Association with fee-simple ownership,

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the men and women in Iraq.
So now Zonta has started a
project to collect donations on a
bi-weekly basis.
Specific items requested are
school supplies such as pencils,
notebook paper, backpacks,
crayons, chalk, pencil sharpen-
ers and erasers; small toys such
as Hot Wheels cars, stuffed ani-
mals and baby dolls; and indi-

vidually wrapped small candies.
The word "small" is stressed
because these items will be
taken out to children when the
soldiers venture into destroyed
communities, and they'll need
to be able to hand them out eas-
ily to the children. Large items
are too bulky.
The collection point for
items to be dropped off as dona-
tions is at the main branch of
Marine Bank at 11290 Overseas

Highway in Marathon. Anyone
with questions regarding other
items that might be appropriate
for shipment should contact
Ann West at Marine at 743-
9919 or 743-3030, or on her cell
phone at 481-0701.
According to the www.sol
diersangels.org Web site, the
effort was started by a "self-
described ordinary mother of an
ordinary young man turned
hero, Sgt. Brandon Varn."

Group hopes
its reach is
The Zonta Club of Marathon
routinely provides help to many
worthy recipients in the com-
munity. Now the club hopes to
get some help back in an effort
to support the troops overseas.
Staff at www.soldiersan
gels.org recently contacted
Monica Stanny, a former
Zontian, who then contacted the
Zonta Club requesting help pro-
viding much-needed items to

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

Today, Thursday
+ 7 a.m.: NASA Science
Files: The Case of the Great
Space Exploration.
8: History and Music with
the NSO.
+ 9: School District
10: America's Backyards:
Exploring Your Public Lands.
Noon: The World of
1 p.m.: Meet the Author:
John McCutcheon.
1:30: Meet the Author:
Janet Taylor Lisle.
2: NASA Science Files:
The Case of the Great Space
3: A Musical Journey:
Imani Woods.

4: Learning Math/Teaching
5: School District an-
6: Education Showcase.
6:30: Teacher-to-Teacher:
Phonemic Awareness.
8: Telling Stories: Jon
9: A World of Chemistry.
10: Learning Math/Teach-
ing Math.
11: Teacher-to-Teacher -
Turning Data Into Information.

+ 7 a.m.: NASA Science
Files: The Case of the
Inhabitable Habitat.
8: Musical Journey: Imani
+ 9: School District an-
10: America's Rain
11:30: NASA Connect:
Good Stress: Building Betters

Muscles and Bones.
Noon: The World of
1: Meet the Author: Janet
Taylor Lisle.
1:30: Meet the Author:
Elisa Carbone.
2: NASA Science Files:
The Case of the Inhabitable
3: Telling Stories: Jon
4: Learning Math/Teaching
5: School District an-
6: Education Showcase.
6:30: Paying for College.
7: Colonial Williamsburg:
Made in America.
+ 8: Country Music: Styles
and Traditions.
9: The World of Chemistry.
10: Learning Math/Teach-
ing Math.
11: Teacher-to-Teacher: No
Child Left Behind.

HUMANITARIANS HONORED: Seven people received awards at Wellness Interfaith
Network's inaugural Humanitarian Awards in late March in the Upper Keys. Shown are
(from left) network Executive Director Rev. Pam Feeser, Judy and Jim Underwood receiving
an award on behalf of Father John Peloso, Bette Brown, Edith Zewadski-Bricker, Bootsie
Wells, Debbie Premaza and Bobbi Haugen.


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Wednesday, April 4, 2007 21

Craig Key isn't what it once was

History group
looks at island
in 1935 storm
One of the area's lost settle-
ments will be remembered at the
April 9 meeting of the Historical
Preservation Society of the
Upper Keys.
"The Craig Key of 1932 is
gone, other than one concrete
slab, a rusted piece of sewer pipe
and a few pilings," said Jerry
Wilkinson, society president.
The two islands now known
as Craig Key, near Channel 5,
were created from dredged
material in the 1950s, Wilkinson
Craig Key has its place in his-
tory as the site of the lowest

barometric pressure ever over
land in North America, 26.35
inches. The pressure was read
during the 1935 hurricane
aboard the boat of Ivor Olsen.
The boat sheltered 11 people
during the storm, including the
family of Channel 5-bridge ten-
der R.C. Jackson. All structures
on the island were destroyed.
Points during the presentation
will include the Flagler railroad
construction through Craig Key,
and the effects of Hurricane
Donna in 1960.
The program is free and open
to the public at 7 p.m. April 9 at
the Key Largo library's
Community Room, at the Trade
Winds Shopping Plaza, mile
marker 101.4.

This is Craig Key as seen after the 1935 hurricane. Eleven people survived the storm aboard the
pictured boat. Island history will be revealed at an April 9 program.

Relay for Life in final sprints

still ongoing

For months, Relay for Life
teams throughout the Keys
have been raising money for
the American Cancer Society
Events continue as the
Relays get closer (in the
Middle Keys, April 13 and 14
at Stanley Switlik Elementary
School; in the Lower Keys,
April 13 and 14 at the George
Mira football field; in the
Upper Keys, April 27 and 28

at Founders Park, Islamora-
da). Among them:

Lower Keys
Saturday, First State
Bank's Lower Keys team is
holding a yard sale and car
wash from 7 to 11 a.m. at its
branch at 3406 N. Roosevelt
Blvd., Key West.

Middle Keys
Ongoing: A raffle for his
or hers 26-inch, 18-gear
mountain bikes. Tickets are $1
each or six for $5 and can be
purchased at Fishermen's

Hospital. You can select
which bike you want the
chance to win. The drawing
will be held at the actual
Ongoing: Inspirational
ornaments for $5 and angel
pins for $2 can be bought at
the Dolphin Research Center.
Ongoing: For $10, you
can own an American Cancer
Society Hope Bear. They're
available at BB&T.

Upper Keys
On April 18, Mariners
Hospital hosts a hot dog sale
11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. in its
outdoor dining area.

'. briefs

Big Pine library
sale is Saturday

The Friends of the Big Pine
Library has its next book sale
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
on the sidewalk outside the
library in the Winn-Dixie plaza
on Big Pine Key.
All money raised goes direct-
ly to the library to support the
book, audio, CD and DVD col-

Middle East expert
is keynote speaker

The United Jewish
Communities Key West
Campaign will hold its 2007
fundraiser April 11 at 7 p.m. at
the home of Barbara and

Creighton Webb, 1216
Washington St., Key West.
Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will
be served.
The guest speaker will be Joel
Mowbray, an award-winning
investigative journalist and
nationally syndicated columnist
speaking on the topic, "Is Peace
Though he is not Jewish, he
has made numerous trips to
Israel, including a visit last
November during which he wit-
nessed firsthand the devastation
in the north.
His work has been published
in the Wall Street Journal, Los
Angeles Times, National Review,
New York Post and Washington
Times. He also wrote the book,
"Dangerous Diplomacy: How
the State Department Threatens
American Security."

Those who want to attend
should RSVP Barbara and
Creighton Webb at 293-0858 or
bfwebbhome@aol.com by

Nature Conservancy
needs volunteers

The Nature Conservancy
seeks volunteers to clear dead
fire-prone vegetation on Big Pine
The removal is set for 9 a.m.
to noon Saturday. At mile marker
30, turn bayside onto Key Deer
Boulevard at the light. Turn right
onto Watson Boulevard and
you'll see a Nature Conservancy
truck parked at the second dirt
road on the left.
For more specifics, call Katie
Norris at 745-8402.



12th Annual



Sunday April 15th, 2007
Sombrero Country Club

*Proceeds from this tournament provide college
scholarships for Florida Key's High School Students
pursuing careers in the Hospitality and Culinary
*Practice range will be available at 8:00 am
*Shotgun start at 9:30am
You can register as a team of 4 or as a single player
and you will be matched with a team with a similar
Proper Golf Attire (Collared Shirts) required.
No jeans please.
Cost & Payment:
Cost per player is $100. Pre-registration is required.
Don't forget to bring a little extra green to The Green
as opportunities to improve your game will abound!

A delicious barbeque and awards ceremony will
be the perfect conclusion to a wonderful event.

For Questions & Information call:
Stan Haines at 305-731-3883
L or the Office at 305-296-4959
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DILLON is a hand-
some little Terrier mix
who is very playful
and doesn't shed.
Available at Stand Up
For Animals shelter
in Marathon.

1 year old neutered
male tiger with
impeccable taste.
Available at the
Upper Keys
Animal Shelter.

We can help! Please consider adopting a pet from the hundreds of abandoned and
lost animals in Monroe County each year. Each month the Keynoter and the caring sponsors
on this page will let you get a peek at some of the homeless pets available looking for a
loving home. All four animal shelters will be taking part in the Adopt-A-Pet page.

Florida Keys S.P.C.A.
Key West
5230 College Rd.

COBIE is a one of
many kittens available
at the Marathon & Big
Pine shelters.
Available at Stand Up
For Animals shelter
in Marathon.

MALONEY is a cuddly
cowardly lion just
waiting for someone
to love me enough.
Available at the
S.P.C.A., Key West
Animal Shelter.

WOLFIE is a senior
Terrier mix neutered
male who needs a
home to call his own.
Available at the
Upper Keys
Animal Shelter.

SAM has got 2 paws
in the air because
4 on the ground is just
too easy.
Available at the
S.P.C.A., Key West
Animal Shelter.

Big Pine
Animal Shelter
279 Industrial Rd.

BOB is a large
neutered male tiger
who would make a
wonderful companion.
Available at the
Upper Keys
Animal Shelter.

CHURCH has been
waiting for a home
for 4 years. He's very
well behaved.
Available at Stand Up
For Animals shelter
in Marathon.

CIARA is a smart and
sophisticated lady
with polished manners
and a killer smile.
Available at the
S.P.C.A., Key West
Animal Shelter.

CYPRESS is a very
6 year old spayed
silver Tabby.
Available at the
Upper Keys
Animal Shelter,

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outgoing lover kitty -is a fluffy furball of
whose got a fun and only
crush on you. 10 months old.

Available at the
S.P.C.A., Key West
Animal Shelter.

MISHA is a gorgeous
Golden Lab/
Ridgeback mix who
loves to job.
Available at Stand Up
For Animals shelter
in Marathon.

Available at Stand Up
For Animals shelter
in Marathon.

7 week old spayed/
neutered Lab/
Shepherd mix puppies.
Available at the
Upper Keys
Animal Shelter.

Upper Keys
Animal Shelter
MM 106 Oceanside

CHLOE is a charming
and beautiful
5 year old spayed
Dilute Calico.
Available at the
Upper Keys
Animal Shelter.


BLACKIE is a gentle
Rottweiler Lab mix
who is so loving and
Available at Stand Up
For Animals shelter
in Marathon.

MS. BEE is a very
playful cat with the
buzz on everything
going on around her.
Available at the
S.P.C.A., Key West
Animal Shelter.

Share adorable
8 week old spayed
Available at the
Upper Keys
Animal Shelter.

handsome little
grey cat waiting for
a home.
Available at the
Big Pine
Animal Shelter.

MAYNARD just give
him a cap and call him
Batdog. He's a tough
little guy with heart.
Available at the
S.P.C.A., Key West
Animal Shelter.

LIZZIE is a 4 year old
spayed Terrier who
would make a great
lap dog.
Available at the
Upper Keys
Animal Shelter.

URSULA is a cat-
shaped lump who
would love to be the
Queen at your house.
Available at the
S.P.C.A., Key West
Animal Shelter.


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Sports & Outdoors KEYNOTERda",

"ey briefs

Turtle Trot 5K
is on Saturday

The annual Turtle Trot
5K Run/Walk is planned
this year for S a.m Saturday
through the streets of Old
To\w n Key %Vest.
Registration tee is $20 up
to April 6. S25 on race day
The first 250 ennanti v,.ill
receive a specially designed
T-shirT. First- and second-
place awards \\ill be gi,.en
in \arious age categories.
EntrN forms can be
picked up at Turtle Kiaas.
the Half Shell Ra\, Bai and
local fitness center- in Kci
\West. The Iegistration booth
\ ill be open at the Turtle
Kraals Restaurant at the
Land's End Marina April h
from 5 to 7 p.m and from 7
a.m. on race da\ until the
Proceeds benefit the Key
West High School track pro-
gram. For information call
Barbara Wright at 296-71 82

Sports Spectacular
set for Marathon

The Marathon Parks and
Recreation Department has
h hat it calls a SpoirtS Da
Spectacular set foi Fnrda
tiom 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m forr
kids age, 5 to 11.
Cost is $5 for a full da\
of acti ities and Papa John',
Pizza at the Marathon
Community Park.
Registration forms can be
found at department offices
at the park,.by the tennis
courts An\ question,. call

Grill softball
is returning

The second annual Nate
Grill Softball Tournament
returns to NMaathon's
Communmiut Park April 14-
and 15. Opening ceremonies
Share at 8:30 a.m.
Team regisuation (play-
ers must be at least age 13)
is $300 and must be done
by March 30. Contact .
Debbie Struyf at 481-8379,
Dave Perry at 684-8650 or
Lisi Cordova at 923-6076.
Proceeds benefit the
Nathan Grill Scholaiship:

Conch Cup

on the line in

tennis tourney

Canes, Dolphins,
Conchs play
in round robin
Keynoter Contributor

Until last season, the Key
West High School tennis team
had never prevailed against
Coral Shores and Marathon to
win the Conch Cup.
Now, with the eighth annual
event scheduled for 9 a.m.
Friday at the Higgs Beach
courts, it appears the Conchs
have a good chance to keep the
trophy another year.
"If we play as well as we
have been playing, we should
take it," Key West coach Paul
Findlay said.
Both the Conch boys (4-4)
and girls (6-2) have defeated

Marathon twice this season. In
the only meeting with Coral
Shores, the Conch boys won
easily while the girls lost a close
Findlay wishes the three
teams were closer in talent but
said the Conch Cup is still mean-
"Our kids are excited, and
that's a good thing," he said.
The Conchs are led by sopho-
more Gabby Scammacca and
junior Nick Lark, the No. 1 sin-
gles players.
For Marathon, which has
middle-school students filling
out half its roster, it's been a
down year. The boys are 0-9, the
girls 0-10. Still, the Dolphins
will bring enthusiasm Friday
See CUP /24

Softball teams
in rematch today
in Marathon

Home-field advantage played
a role for the softball Lady
Hurricanes in Coral Shores' 4-3
comeback win over Marathon
High School a month ago.
At 4 p.m. today, the Lady
Dolphins get to defend their
home turf in a rematch of the
local rivalry.
Marathon (8-5) was slated to
face Key West High School
Tuesday (score not available at
press time), and returns from
Spring Break with a little bit of
revenge on the team's mind,
coach Jason Frank said.
"We want to be the queens of
the Keys," Frank said. "We owe
Key West a little something, and
we for darn sure owe Coral
Shores something. It's our house
now, and we got to defend it."

Marathon lost an 18-8 contest
to Key West last month.
The Lady Hurricanes (2-8) do
not expect a warm welcome
today in the Middle Keys.
"After that last game, we
know Marathon has it out for
us," Cane co-coach Mike Young
said. "It will be a tough game
down at their place."
On March 5 in Tavernier, the
Keys teams played an evenly
matched scoreless game through
four innings, as Marathon pitch-
er Megan Gardner and Coral
Shores hurler Holly Given dom-
A big fifth-inning triple by
Alexis Culver launched the
Dolphin offense and Marathon
went into the bottom of the sev-
enth with a 3-0 lead.
Coral Shores was down to its
last out, with a runner at first,
when the Canes rallied with four
straight hits that fueled a 4-3
comeback victory.
Since, the two teams have

See REMATCH / 24

Key West looks

for vengeance

Tough Belen,
a Conch killer,
visits Thursday
Keynoter Contributor

The regulars will be out at
Rex Weech Field Thursday
night, the hard-line, baseball-
bred Conch fans clinging to the
fence along the third-base line
and loudly baiting the visitors
from Belen Jesuit in Miami.
Belen has not treated Key
West High well lately. The
Wolverines have won three of
the past four games over two
seasons, including an easy 13-3
victory last month.
That was a game the Conchs
who were still stinging from
being ousted from the District
16-4A playoffs by Belen last
spring had pointed to.

The Wolverines, who
received three votes in the latest
4A Florida Sports Writers
'Association poll, are 14-5 and 5-
2 in district; the Conchs are 11-
5 and 3-3.
Although Belen and Key..
West will meet once again in the
district semifinals April 23 at
Belen, the team that bats last in
that game could be decided
Thursday night..
"The one advantage to beat-
ing them is that we would be the
home team when we meet [in
the playoffs] by virtue of the
tiebreaker," Key West coach
Miguel Menendez said.
The Conchs will have one
more district game after
Thursday night next Tuesday
against Mater Academy.
One advantage the Conchs


Lady Canes face angry

Fins in showdown

24 Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Keys Sports & Outdoors

Canes shut out Dolphins in Marathon


Although it wasn't the type of
competition Coral Shores High
School tennis coach Blake Fry
would've liked, a shutout win
over Marathon Monday was
enough to shake the rust off in
preparation for Friday's Conch
Cup in Key West and the district
"It was good to get them out
and get them working," Fry said.
"Marathon is still pretty competi-
tive, and I don't want to take any-
thing away from them. We are
just playing at a higher level of
tennis right now."
The Hurricane boys (4-5) and
girls (9-0) claimed 7-0 wins over
the Dolphin boys (0-8) and girls
(0-10), which are in a rebuilding
season and play several seventh-
-- fnd eighth-graders.
"Our team played to the best
of their ability, and Coral Shores
has a very strong team this year,"
Marathon coach Mark Hooper
said. "I'm trying to play as many
kids as possible in order to gain
The closest match in the boys'
singles came at the No. 3 spot,
with Keller Fitzpatrick edging
John Danaher, 8-5.
"John was having difficulty
with double faulting, but he's
work on" that and cut those
down," Hooper said. "He played

some real strong points and was
quick onhis feet."
No. 1 Emmett Walsh defeated
Alex Donaldson, 8-3; No. 2
Dylan Moeller defeated Kerry
Wonderlin, 8-2; No. 4 Zack
Stroup defeated Alex
Cherniavsky, 8-3: and No. 5
Aaron Holmbraker defeated
Jonnie Lancaster 8-2.
At No. 1 doubles, Fitzpatrick
and Walsh defeated Cherniavsky
and Wonderlin in a close match,
8-5. At No. 2, Stroup and Moeler
defeated Weston Wiatt and Sean
"Emmett is an incredible play-
er, and he's by far the strongest
singles player we've had at this
school," Fry said. "He combines
well with Keller, but they need to
work on some strategy. Doubles
is a completely different game."
The Hurricane girls were
equally as strong, led by No. 1
Sydney Stroup in an 8-3 win over
Marathon's top player, Gabby
No. 2 Allison Rhyne defeated
Angela Farello, 8-1; No. 3 Annie
Leopold defeated Kelsey
Wonderlin, 8-2; No. 4 Simona
Lichvar defeated Annabelle
Walker; and No. 5 Stellar Levy
defeated Emily Bradshaw, 8-0.
Marathon came closest to a
win at No. 1 doubles, with
Brossard and Farello just falling

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to Stroup and Hannah Padgett, 8-
In No. 2 doubles, Rhyne and
Leopold defeated Wonderlin and
Walker 8-1, although Hooper said
he has high hopes for his two
"I can see them as a really
strong doubles team," Hooper
said. "I hope they continue to
play doubles in the off season,
because I can see them improving

as every match goes on."
Marathon ends the regular
season at the Conch Cup, which
begins at 9 a.m. Friday at Higgs
Beach in Key West. The Dolphins

Coral Shores tennis
player Sydney
Stroup returns a
serve from
Marathon's Gabby
Brossard in the
match in
Monday. Stroup
and the Hurricanes
shut out the
Dolphins in 14

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head to the district tournament
April 17.
Coral Shores heads to Tropical
Park in Miami to face St.
Brendan at 3 p.m. today.

Each school has won

CUP / From 23

"It's a chance for-some local
bragging rights," coach Mark
Hooper said. "Each school has
won it at least once, so it's been
good fair competition through-
out the years. It's good for the
kids, and there's a camaraderie
amongst the schools. It's a
Monroe County thing."
Hooper said the Conch Cup is
a way for the Keys teams, who
face some of the best mainland
teams throughout the season, to
really compete for a champi-
Dolphins senior Gabby Bros-
sard will challenge Scammacca

and Coral Shores' Sydney
Stroup for the No. 1 girls singles
"Absolutely, I think Gabby
can win her matches, she's that
strong of a player," Hooper said,
adding that he expects senior
No. 1 boy Alex Donaldson to
also have a good day."
The Coral Shores girls, under
coach Blake Fry, are undefeated.
The Hurricanes are led by
Stroup, No. 2 Allison Rhyne,
No. 3 Annie Leopold and No. 4
Simona Lichvar.
The Hurricane boys, who
have won only once, feature
Emmett Walsh, whom Fry calls
perhaps the best" singles player
ever at the school.

Fins prep for regionals

REMATCH / From 23

gone in different directions.
Coral Shores has lost five
straight, while the Dolphins
have improved to 8-5.
The Canes have been playing
well, just running into skilled
competition. In a March 17
game against powerhouse
Gulliver Prep, Coral Shores
stayed close before falling, 9-5.
"We're hoping it's that

[Hurricane] team that shows up
against Marathon," Young said,
"and not the other one we've
seen at times."
Frank said he wants to use
this week's two Keys rivalry
games to prepare for a strong
showing in the District 16-2A
tournament and as motivation to
claim a regional tournament
Coral Shores travels to
Colonial Christian on Monday,
and to Key West on April 11.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2007 25

Two lefties shut down Lady Conchs

Keynoter Contributor

Riverdale High's freshman
southpaw stood only 5-foot-2.
She began her windup like a
baseball pitcher both hands
over head and then finished it
with a blurry windmill motion,
whipping the ball past the Key
West batters.
Liana Derringer struck out
nine in the first three innings,
had 12 altogether and cruised to
a 5-1 victory over the softball
Conchs Friday night at the Back
It was the beginning of a
futile two-game weekend series
for the Conchs against a cocky
4A Fort Myers team that came to
town with a 14-3 record.
Derringer, whose favorite
player is former Texas and
Olympics pitcher Cat Osterman,
improved her record to 9-3 and

also drove in two runs with a sin-
gle and a sacrifice fly.
Key West's Ashley
Henriquez, in her best pitching
effort of the season, struck out
eight and allowed eight hits. She
was reached for single runs in
five different innings. Stolen
bases set up three of the runs.
The Raiders kept up a sing-
song chatter in their dugout and
weren't above rubbing it in.
"Go back ... and sit down,"
they sang after each of
Derringer's strikeouts. Late in
the game, that had rubbed raw on
the Conchs, and after Henriquez
struck out to lead off the seventh,
coach David Gootee complained
to the home-plate umpire.
Two batters later, with
Derringer an out from a no-hit-
ter, Conch freshman Lauren
Wells drove a home run high

over the center-field fence. The
entire team went out to greet her,
a measure of revenge exacted
even though Derringer then
struck out Kayla Reams to end
the game.
Saturday morning arrived
warm and clear for an 11 a.m.
rematch, and the Conchs exuded
confidence they would rebound
with their bats.
But against freshman Allora
Miller, another left-hander, it
didn't happen. Though Miller
struck out only one and didn't
have Derringer's speed, the
Conchs went down meekly, 11-1,
in a game stopped after the fifth
inning by the 10-run mercy rule.
They again managed only one
hit, a single by pitcher Lindsay
Yochum that drove in the lone
run in the fourth inning.
Riverdale put the game away
with six runs against Yochum in
the fifth on a combination of five

Eagles head back to the nest

Keynoter Staff

The baseball Eagles can get
used to home surroundings at
Island Christian School this
month, leading to the District 16-
A Tournament.
The Eagles (5-6) play four of
the next five games at their home
field in Islamorada, then host the
four-team district tournament.
Last year with virtually the
same lineup, the Eagles used
experience gained in a 9-11 sea-

son to reach the Sweet 16 region-
al semifinals for the first time.
This year, the ICS squad of
head coach Tony Hammon wants
to make a return trip, but with a
winning regular-season record. -
"We should do pretty well in
the remaining games," Hammon
said before Spring Break.
That quest begins at 4 p.m.
Thursday with Zion Lutheran vis-
iting ICS.

Good crowd expected

REVENGE / From 23

may have Thursday night is that
they won't be facing their pitch-
ing nemesis, left-hander
Mauricio Rodriguez, who has a
1.16 ERA this season.
"The Conch killer will not be
throwing," Belen coach Tony
Meilan said. "We figured they
saw him once already so we'll go
with sophomore Mario Rojas."
Rojas is a 6-foot-2, 200-pound
right-hander who has pitched in
only one game; Junior Blayne
Weller will start for the Conchs.
Belen is loaded with good hit-
ters, led by center fielder Eric
Cos, who is batting .537. Others
include Adrian Lorenzo (.491),
Byron Soler (.446), Justin
Gonzalez (.437) and Rodriguez
"They are well-coached, play
with confidence and expect to
win," Menendez said. "In those

regards, we are very similar
teams. They feel like they are bet-
ter than us, and we fell like we
are better than them."
Meilan, in his seventh year as
Belen's coach, said the
Wolverines enjoy coming to Key
"I hope we get a good crowd,"
Menendez said. "I know our kids
are looking forward to playing at
The Conchs are coming off a
Spring Break trip to Tampa in
which they won two of three
"The trip was huge because
we got to experience life on the
road," Menendez said. "We
learned how to handle staying in
a hotel and having to prepare for
a big game. Those experiences
will help us as we prepare for the
district tournament and hopefully
the playoffs."
Thursday night's game starts
at 8.

hits, a walk, two stolen bases and
a wild pitch.
The Conchs, who fell to 11-8,
played Marathon Tuesday in a
game finished too late to be

included in today's paper. They
will play Tallahassee Leon in the
opening round Thursday of the
48-team Kissimmee Klassic at
the Osceola Sports Complex.

Longtime rival Princeton
Christian arrives for a 4 p.m.
Tuesday game, followed by
Sagemont School at 4 p.m. April
12. Island Christian upset
Sagemont, a district winner, in
last year's regional quarterfinals.
Remaining games are an April
13 return trip to Princeton, an
April 17 home game against a
Florida Bible, and a season finale
April 20 at Class 3A district con-
tender Archbishop Carroll.
The District 16-A Tournament
is slated to open April 23. The
field includes defending state 1A
champion Brito Private, which
improved to 13-2 this week with
a 2-1 win over Class 6A Coral
ICS likely will draw
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Conchs Hall Lombardi and Zoe Vincent, here with coach Scott Paul, saw success at the FACA
all-star game.

Lady Conchs help all-stars

4 Key Westers
chosen to play
at Merritt Island
Two Key West High School
Lady Conchs soccer players
helped lead the South team to a 2-
0 record and top honors in the
Florida Athletic Coaches
Association's Senior All-Star
Game in Merritt Island.
Zoe Vincent and Hali
Lombardi, along with boys
Brooks Saunders and Odone
Pierre, were nominated and
Selected by the South members of
the FACA to participate in the
Only state-level all-star game
organized to honor senior players
from around Florida.
The girls' South team finished
best overall showing by winning
both of its games, 3-0 and 1-0.
The boys' South team lost both its
games (4-3, 3-1) to teams from
the West and North.'
Both Vincent and Lombardi
saw considerable playing time
with the South team in their
March 23 qualifier against the
North team and in the champi-
onship game against the East
SMarch 24.
Vincent assisted on the lone
goal by American Heritage's
SHeather Dooley in the champi-
Sonship game while Lombardi
Made key saves, including a shot
Block with 20 seconds remaining
that would have allowed the East
Sto tie the game.
Head coaches Scott-Paul.and
Jason Clifford accompanied their

players on the trip.
"We had two representatives
from our school on both rosters, a
first for us," Paul said. "This is a
big compliment to both of our
programs here at the, high
"Zoe played solid at both the
outside midfield and forward
positions while Hali got a lot of
notice with her aggressive play in

the goal for the South," he said.
Saunders, too, saw plenty of
time on the field with and against
some of the most talented male
players in the State.
"The speed of play by the
guys' team, especially the North
squad, was very impressive while
the level of play was what you
would expect from an All-Star
squad," Paul said.

Canes begin wrapping

up lacrosse season

Keynoter Staff

Lacrosse seasons are wind-
ing down for the Coral Shores
Hurricane teams.
The boys' squad (0-10)
goes on the road today to
North Broward Prep for its
last away game.
The Hurricanes close out
the regular season with two
home games, at 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday against Pines Charter,
and 1 p.m. April 14 against
North Broward.
The Lady Canes (4-6) are
ranked seventh of the 22 teams
that play girls' prep lacrosse in
Florida, but two teams in
South Florida's District 4 are
ranked above them.
District leader Cypress Bay
is ranked third, while Palmetto
is second.. Coral .Shores beat
Palmetto March 22, the last

game before spring break.
The Lady Canes and
Palmer Trinity each have 4-4
district records, but Coral
Shores is percentage points
behind Palmer in power rank-
The Lady Hurricanes have
just one game remaining
before the district tournament,
an April 11 trip to Marjory
Stoneman Douglas High
Coral Shores' track and
field teams are preparing for
the District 16-2A Meet on
April 12 in Miami. Nine teams
will compete.
The Hurricane boys fin-
ished second in a four-team
meet Monday.. Individual
results were, not,available at
press time.

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Dolphin baseball strikes out again

Coach finds
positives in
the latest loss

The Marathon High School
baseball team took its seventh
straight loss Monday against La
Salle, 9-1, but coach Luis Leal,
said there was a silver lining.
"They way they played and
the attitudes was just completely
different," Leal said.
"Unfortunately, the score doesn't
really show it, but thee was not
giving up with these guys."
Marathon (2-9) hasn't won a

game since February and has suf-
fered the drawbacks of a team
filled with young, inexperienced
players, although several have
shown brilliant moments in cer-
tain games.
Yet the Dolphins still have a
shot at a regional tournament
berth with just one win in the dis-
trict playoffs against Palmer
Trinity, and Leal said he now sees
a desire to get there.
"We just had a little talk, and I
said that we have five games left
and we could be done, and our
record is not too good," Leal said.
"We need to get on some kind of
roll and get past Palmer and into
the playoffs. They agreed and

came out ready to play."
. Freshman pitcher Thomas
Ryan had a surprising game.
Although he gave up nine runs,
he allowed only seven hits and
walked none. He also had no
"The hits they got off Thomas
were just infield singles off the
end of the bat, and we couldn't
throw them out," Leal said. "He's
really gaining some, confidence.
We had full counts and he was
throwing curveballs."
However, the Dolphins
showed some rust coming back
from Spring Break and commit-
ted three errors in the first to
allow three La Salle scores.
Thomas shut down La Salle
the next two innings, but hit a bat-

Skaters take it to the park

ter in the fourth to bring in anoth-
er run. A single allowed two
In the fifth, Thomas' first pitch
was quickly deposited about 420
feet into left field by the La Salle
catcher, who Leal said has a
scholarship to play at Marshall
next year. La Salle scored two
more off singles.
Marathon scored its only run
in the fifth, when the Dolphins
loaded the bases off hits by Mike
Kuck, George Hoffman and jun-
ior varsity player-Tyler Roussin,
who filled in for a player return-
ing late from Spring Break. Jay
Hegland then hit the RBI single.
Hegland finished 2-for-4 with
an RBI. Chris Garrett was 2-for-3
and Kuck was 2-for-3 with a run
scored. The Dolphins out-hit La
Salle 11-7.
"I'm proud of the way they

came out and played, it's just that
La Salle was very good at basi-
cally everything," Leal said. "If
we play a sound and build off this
game, I think we could end the
season much better."
Marathon hosts Miami
Country Day at 4 p.m..

Skateboarders matched skills
and tricks in competition on
recent Sunday at the Skate Park
at the Key Largo Community
"This was the third skate
competition at [the] Key Largo
park, and local skaters showed
that their skills that have devel-
oped tremendously since the
first YMCA skate competition in
July of 2006," said Nicky Laak,
an organizer.
New contestants also turned
out for a beginners' category,
with local expert skaters helping
staff with judging.
"The youngest skaters, age 8

arid under, showed a lot of
potential in their events," Laak
Featured contests were the
One-Minute Run, where skaters
assemble their best series of
grinds, ollies and 180s; and the
Skate Game, where contestants
must match a trick performed by
a competitor.
Top finishers include:
+ Advanced: Minute Run:
Josh Narvaez, first; Josh Gately,
second; Mike Gjerde, third.
Skate Game: Josh Gately, first;
Josh Narvaez, second.

Keys briefs

MS Breakaway
returns to Keys

On April 21 and 22 nearly
1,500 bicyclists will hit the roads
of south Miami-Dade and the
Upper Keys to raise awareness
and money for research into
multiple sclerosis.
Among the riders will be
Stuart Sax, owner of Angelika
Boutique and Sunny Exposures
in Islamorada. In addition to
raising donations for the cause,
he is dedicating his ride to two
local residents afflicted with MS,
Mary Pritchard and Marc
Bloom. Those who want to spon-
sor Sax's ride can reach him by
calling Angelika or Sunny
The 150-mile Breakaway to
Key Largo, a benefit for the
National Multiple Sclerosis
Society, begins in Miami and
winds through Country Walk,
the Redlands, Homestead and

Florida City before heading
down Card Sound Road into Key
Largo. The riders finish day one
at John Pennekamp Coral Reef
State Park and return at dawn the
next day for the finish at Miami-
Dade College in Kendall.

Ducks Unlimited
sets fundraiser

The Key West chapter of
Ducks Unlimited has its third
annual fundraising event April
28 at Trumbo Palms.
Tickets are $50 and available
at West Marine on Caroline
Street in Key West and at Jig's
Bait and Tackle on Big Pine Key.
The deadline to purchase tickets
is April 20.
Festivities include a prime-rib
buffet dinner, silent and live auc-
tions, and raffles.
For more information on
Ducks Unlimited, contact Craig
LeSchack at-(843) 745-9110.

+ Intermediate: Minute Run:
Mackenzie Laak, first;
Samantha Narvaez, second;
Andrew Valdes, third. Skate
Game: Allan Neval, first; Julian
Costa, second; Jerry Polson,
Beginner: Minute Run:
Christian Isquierdo, first;
Antonio Gaston, second; Cory
Haswell, third. Skate Game:
Michael Nivens, first, Christian
Izquierdo, second; Joey Neuzal,
Under-8: Minute Run:
Codie Lynd, first; Josh
Montanez, second; Anthony
Cosme, third. Skate Game: Josh
Montanez, first;- Anthony
Cosme, second; Codie Lynd,

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Wednesday, April 4,2007


Tarpon's target
in Faro Blanco

The sil\ er king is jul one
of the targets at the 21st
annual Faro Blanco
Invitational Tarpon
Tournament. slated to take
place May 5 to 9 in
Marathon. The second target
is to raise monet to support
the Ronald McDonald
Summer Camp program for
disabled youngsters.
The tournament kicks off
lMa 5 with cocktail at 6:311
p.m. at the Ke\ Colon\ Inn.
700 W. Ocean Drive in Ke\
Colon\ Beach, to be fol-
lowed b\ dinner at 7:310.
The draw Ing for captains
is to take place during the
dinner. Anglers fish wuth a
different captain each of the
three da \s of fishing.
A captains meeting' is set
for 3 p.m. NMa\ 6 at
Annette's Lobster House,
mile marker 49.1.
Trophies are to be a-w ard-
ed to the top three anglers
w ith the highest point totals
for the tournament. Cash
prizes of $3011. $1501 and
$75. respecirel\. are to go
to the top three teams after
each night of tishing.
A $500 cash prize a\aitts
the high-point captain for the
toumament. Second and
third prizes are $250 and
$125. Cash prizes of S100)
and $50 are to go to the top
two captains after each rught
of fishing.
Entrn fee is S400 per
angler. -,hich includes all
actl\ cities plus the captain.
boat. bait and tackle, and
Florida fishing license.
Last \ear, the tournament
donated $14.000 to the
Ronald McDonald Summer
Camp Program. according to
tournament organizers.
For more information,
contact Bob Traa at 16091
645-1840. Ext. 115.

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Send along a photo \ ith
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SGrand-champion angler
S. .. Jeff Bloodworth (right)
and his guide, Capt.
S-- George Wood from
S.. .- Islamorada, accept
Tim Borski prints from
tournament director
: "Jim Bokor at the awards
ceremony at the
So Islamorada Fishing
Club. Proceeds from
MK the Islamorada Spring
All-Tackle Bonefish
". Tournament go
'. to Bonefish and
Tarpon Unlimited.

Islamorada bones

are thinning out

Bloodworth wins
All-Tackle with
a 12.8-pounder

Conditions the past week for
the Islamorada All-Tackle Spring
Bonefish Tournament could have
* been better. On the flip side, they
also could have been a lot worse.
A who's who of bonefish
anglers and guides participates
every spring in this highly com-
petitive, high-endurance tourna-
ment that stretched three days,'
finishing on Friday.
Tournament director- Jim
Bokor knew the winds of 20 to 25
knots would not make it easy.
"At least for the most part, the
skies were cloudless, which
makes it easier to bonefish but for
the tournament where you can
use spin, plug and fly, the wind
made fly fishing virtually impos-
Bokor couldn't have been
more correct, since there was not
a bonefish weighed in that met
the 8-pound minimum caught on
fly. As a matter of fact, over the
past three years of this 12-year-
old tournament, the bonefish
totals weighed in by anglers con-
tinue to decline on all styles of
fishing methods.
That leads Bokor to believe
that bonefishing in Islamorada
may be going through some com-
patibility issues.
"In years past, 100 bonefish in
this tournament was normal, but
how we are resigned to the fact
that 30 weighed fish is the new

H e
"The. fish-
) ing wasn't
just tough
this year,
s to w i but it has
been tough
killg the last
three: I
So t a think this is
the way
Cal Sutphin now in
Is a-
morada. There are sme possibil-
ities to what is going on. We are
killing them, which I don't
believe, or they are leaving the
area, or they are learning to eat in
deeper waters due to being
stressed on the flats."
"My guide, Capt. Eric
Herstedt, and I fished the flats off
of Whale Harbor,"l Bokor said.
"We had other boats running
everywhere, windsurfers and Jet
Skis zooming around. Now,.the
big things are these kites with
guys on surf boards. They aren't
staying in the channels; they are
buzzing the flats. They don't
have motors of course, but they
are flying and skimming along
where I know bonefish use to
- Capt. Dave Atkinson, a flats
guide out of Whale Harbor in
Islamorada, has been saying for
the past year that he has seen a
change in numbers, as well.
The flats where he has fished
for years do not hold the numbers
like before; he said they are
migrating east. :

"Is it any wonder Marathon
and the Lower Keys are seeing
bigger bonefish than in years
The All-Tackle still ended
with some quality fish being
weighed and released, including
the largest bonefish tipping the
scales at 12.8 pounds, caught by
eventual grand champion Jeff
Bloodworth from Atlanta. He
was guided by Capt. George
Wood of Islamorada and won
grand-champion honors with
2,016 points based on a point sys-
tem associated to the weights of
fish over the 8-pound minimum.
Runner-up grand champion
was Harvey Karen of Wall, N.J.,
guided by Capt. Andy Thompson,
finishing with 1,535 points over
three days.
The guides earning the most
releases of bonefish meeting the
8-pound minimum were Capt.
Pepe Lopez and Capt. Billy
Knowles, each of whom guided
anglers to a total of four fish over
three days.
A trophy was given to the
angler who caught and released
the largest permit, Chris Arader
from Pennsylvania, and his guide
Capt. Jim Wilcox. They got a 30-
inch permit.
In all, a total of 15 bonefish
over the 8-pound minimum were
caught and another 19 not meet-
ing the minimum were released
by 19 teams fishing over the
three-day tournament.
The awards ceremony was at
the Islamorada Fishing Club and
proceeds from this year's All-
Tackle are going to Bonefish and
Tarpon Unlimited.

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

Now through Nov. 30:
Key West Fishing
Tournament. This popular
8.5-month competition tar-
gets more than 40 species
of fish. Contact Doris Harris
at 295-6601 or (800) 970-
9056, by e-mail at
director @keywestfishing
tournament.com, or visit
April 17 to 21: World
Sailfish Championship. Key
West. ESPN fishing show
host and writer Norm
Isaacs is to emcee the
tournament that offers a
guaranteed top prize of A
$100,000. Contact Mike
Weinhofer at 294-3399 or
(866) 482-7529. by e-mail
at fishnkw@aol.com, or go
to www.worldsailfish .com.
April 27 to 29: Key
Largo Dolphin Blast.
Anglers pursue dolphin
fish, one of the most beau-
tiful and plentiful fish of the
offshore waters of the
Keys. Contact Tammie
Gurgiolo at 852-9337 or by
e-mail at fishnbully@
April 29 to May 3. The
Tarponian Tournament.
Marathon. Anglers target
tarpon and vie for prizes in
this high-energy event.
Contact David Breznicky
at (215) 542-1492 or by e-
mail at dbreznicky@
May 4 and 5. Ladies
Tarpon Tournament.
Marathon. Women com-
pete in this all-release tour-
nament to catch tarpon in
one of the longest-running
tournaments in the Keys.
Contact Dave Navarro at
743-6139, e-mail wca@
terranova.com or write to
5050 Overseas Highway.
Marathon, FL 33050.
May 5 to 9: Faro
Blanco Invitational Tarpon
Tournament. Marathon.
Anglers tangle with silver
kings in an event named
for a famous Marathon
resort. The tournament is a
fundraiser for Ronald
McDonald charities.
Contact Robert Traa at
(609) 645-1840, Ext. 115, e-
mail Robert.traa@partners -
.nod .com.

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Reef, bridges,
other areas all
teem with variety
Tarpon, dolphin, snapper,
wahoo, yellowtail, tuna, grouper,
sailfish, trout, kingfish, mutton
snapper take your pick, all
have been available lately. The
key is when and where.
All those fish were biting for
many anglers the past week but,
naturally, not for all at the same
time. It all depended on where
you were when.
Offshore had its hot days, as
did the reef, bridges and bay. It's
just all a big gamble as to when is
the best at a certain venue. That's
the main key to fishing guess-

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ing cor-
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are guides
That will
have most
of the ten-
down to a
pattern, so
they will
Dave Navarro be right
most of the
time, and it makes them look
good. But I don't care who you
are --it is almost impossible to
get it right all of the time
(although there are guides out
there that will argue with me on
this point).
At best for the average angler
who is not a professional, if you
hit the hot spots 40 to 60 percent
of the time, you have done very
well. After all, if you caught just
the right amount and size of what
you went after every time, there
would be no challenge in the

process and you would g
with fishing. What k
going back is the chance
big one or that day wl
about, everything w
One of the most diffic
of fishing to pinpoint is
These fish will make a fo
the best guide, and any
angler. Tarpon are best kr
doing what they want w
want, and there is nothing
can do to change that.
Speaking of tarpon fis
are less than a month av
the two big Middle Key
The 31st Ladies
Tournament is May 4 ar
the granddaddy of tarpol
ments, the 41st annual I
International Tarpon Tou
follows May 10, 11 and
I have all of the inf
on both of these events
rally will be glad to share
of these events are a great
fun whether you catch fi
If you doubt that, just asl
that's fished one of them

T- "- --".. w works!

-acific Lots of Costa Rica
P0 Box 6283 Key West, FL 33041

Keynoter Staff

Just a note to tell you how successful our recent ad was in your publica-
tion. We'd recently attended the Marathon Seafood Festival and followed
tion. We'd recently attended the M of owning property, the
the festival with a presentation on the advantages of l wning Costa Ra the
great quality of life and the much lower cost of living in osta Rica at the
S. Marathon Garden Club. We are pleased to point out that the various
methods we'd used to drive traffic to our seminar, o adin the Keynoternds
had the greatest results. We are happy to welcome these new Keys friendsll
and neighbors to our international community in Costa Rica. ks to a

of your staff at the Keynoter for providing us with such success.

Steve Linder
Pacific Lots of Costa Rica
www acificLots.com

(305) 743-5551,

(305) 296-6989

get bored Besides the tarpon, the off-
eeps us shore fishing has been great for
e of that those who've ventured out. Most
here just of the action is still like winter
'ent as fishing. By that, I mean the
majority of the activity has been
ult types within 6 miles of the reef. It will
s tarpon. be a little later in the month
)ol out of before the big schools will show
amateur up well offshore.
known for But for now, take advantage of
hen they the fact that most of the fish are
g that we close to home.
Work in the 120- to 600-foot
hing, we depths and you should do fine,
vay from for the most part. Not every place
ys tarpon you go nor every day will be
bountiful, but for the most part,
Tarpon you should do well. I found that
nd 5 and using lures rather than baits has
n tourna- been more productive in both
Marathon covering more ground and hook-
mament, ing more fish.
12. I've been using the Billy Bait
formation mini-turbo slammer in the blue-
and natu- and-fuchsia colors for my best
e it. Both results for more than 15 years.
at deal of This lure has just caught fish
sh or not. without explanation or thought.
k anyone And I'll say this about it: It's
recently. the reason that I am not commer-
cial fishing anymore and sitting
in nice, comfortable air-condi-
tioning writing this. The Billy
Bait has been that good to me.
There are other-colors that do
very well and on some days, do
better. But for the most part, that
one is hard to beat (I have at least
40 of them on the boat so I don't
get caught short, if that tells you
I've had quite a bit of luck
with other styles of Billy Baits, as
well, as with many other lures, so
don't think that this is the only
lure to use. When it comes to dol-
phin, there are times where you
can troll just about anything and
catch them. It depends on their
mood at the time.
There are still a few mackerel
and kings around, not so ifiuch in
the overall concentrations as ear-
lier in the year but more so in
localized pockets.
Finding and working these
areas will be the topic at this
week's free fishing seminar in
our outdoor amphitheater at our
Marine Educational Center at
mile marker 50 bayside. It will be
S on taking your parting shots at
S these species for this year. The
free session starts at 6:30 p.m.
You finally have all the smok-
ing wood you need and have now
perfected the technique, now all
you need is the fish to smoke,
right? Go for them now while
S they are still around.

Capt. Dave Navarro owns the
World Class Angler in Marathon
and captains the charter boat
'Dave's Dream.'




Keys bonefish may be among largest ever

A Connecticut school admin-
istrator caught and released a
monster bonefish in the Florida
Keys last week.
Bob Schroeder's 16-pound, 3-
ounce bonefish was brought in
alive and weighed on an
International Game Fish
Association-certified scale at the
World Wide Sportsman dock in
Islamorada March 19, and then
Samples of the mono leader
and 10-pound Power Pro braided
line were sent to the IGFA along
with required documentation to
determine if the catch qualifies
for a world record in 12- or 16-
pound-test categories.
The existing IGFA record for
12-pound-test line is a 16-pound
bonefish caught in Bimini in
1971 by Jerry Lavenstein.
Islamorada guide Tim Borski
holds the current 16-pound-test
line class record with a 14.25-
pound bonefish he caught off
Islamorada in 2002.
If certified, Schroeder's bone-
fish will be the third largest on

record at the IGFA.
Schroeder and Capt. Paul
DiMaura of Islamorada and
Martha's Vineyard, Mass., had
planned on fishing for redfish,
but the wind was so brisk they
decided to try bonefishing on
Islamorada's flats.
"It was blowing so hard we put
the [fly] rods down," Schroeder
said. "Paul saw the fish about 100
yards away and stopped the boat.
The wind was at our backs and
probably if the adrenalin hadn't
kicked in we might have picked
up the fly rods."
Still, Schroeder had to make
an accurate long-distance cast
with a live shrimp in a gusty
"It turned out to be one of
those classic perfect shots," he
"It could have happened to
anybody and it happened to us,
and I appreciate that," said
DiMaura. "It was being in the
right time and the right place."

Bob Schroeder
shows off a
16-pound, 3-ounce
bonefish he caught,
weighed and
released alive
off Islamorada
March 19. The fish
is pending
certification and
might be the
heaviest certified
bonefish ever
caught on a rod -
and reel in the
western hemisphere.


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Commissioners of 'a II i,, L IuLi T FI.d i.ii BL' V" i i 'lli h Ii.I put l .Lii
hearing at 3:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Savings Time, on April 18,2007 at
the Harvey Government Center, 1200 Truman Avenue, Key West, Florida
for the purpose of receiving comments and hearing discussion regarding
the plan of finance described below.
The public hearing will be held as a part of the Board's regular meeting
on rh il Ldaii T r' rnii mE .;iri iIol I' n Tip 'ii l I -T En 1r n rI lii]ni
sr3vlng.r TrT, j' niil u nillinul u Li ll ll ilnn inclurin.j rii'- rpnl l Iijin'l ,
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g,'i.-crr-iili .'jilri Ir. Cil if Fj ,'ijlh Mirn, H W IIlh F ilCililii:- 'iulh.:.,i| Illih
"Authority") relating to the Issuance of the Bonds described below.
Tr ri. ri oi rl l (1 )rn i a' n r n Il i3n," iir l ainj ,,r,,, -, u n, -r,
or ri,,i- irr i5. iI IrI-v -u- t'lunl ,j Ihii, Buil, i Ivn jin ddil d tjl j iln .iiii :l
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Authorities Law of the State of Florida (Part III, Chapter 154, Florida
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(Section 163.01,Part I il ij, LLr 1 Ei Fiolrl.ir S[1iui[; l i ,i al .iiin1i' .ij'
(collectively, the "Acts' I i i i,- tLienrii t l i 1 Mi ni'i-ri Ho. I oii inc iii.
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State of Florida, and certain other affiliated corporations of the Borrower.
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n .. 'I I .'Q i.:i 7i .1I '.I .i.i t ,i I 3ne .. n ,I ti he i'urrio ]ir i, Ut e Bo ri,' ;' r
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Health Systems Obligated Group) (the "Series 1998 Bonds"); (ii) fund a
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or desirable by the Borrower and the Authority; (iiI) provide for the payment
of interest on a portion of the Bonds, if deemed necessary or advisable
by the Authority and the Borrower; and (iv) pay certain expenses incurred
in connection with the issuance of the Bonds, including the cost of any
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i'.,, ii h.y the Aurlh.,inry jiil.j rit .:.rri.i. er
A portion of the proceeds of the Series 1998 Bonds were used to finance
or refinance Mariners Hospital, a 42-bed acute care hospital located at
91500 Overseas Highway in Tavernier, Florida.
The healthcare facilities located or to be located in Monroe County,
Florida that will be financed or refinanced with the proceeds of the Bonds
ir," r ...ill lj, ',. 1 ri,.1 I"e .le1 u r nr ,.y .-ul [j, In.': RP ii. i tr jnr .,-. ur ..,i
Higr: .' ii .n'l.. 1 'i i lu iu lla lay in] lI ~1 i Firlia., i nI l ] l .iii I
Overseas Highway, 100210 Overseas Highway and 100360 Overseas
Highway in Key Largo, Florida.
The public hearing is being held for the purpose of affording residents
of Monroe County, Florida and other interested parties an opportunity to
e.pr1, ins e in ' Dioin or i, an iJ i i-.nsini ., in. 00II ,.'.' i'uj:i-c
,.I thri P .r,.i w,-1 -imr i ri ure rin 1 ..i h,,in ,ri It,, ij. h .. : h.. r, hiii ,iri. .i
or refinanced with the proceedstthereof.Written comments may be submitted
to the Board at 1100 Slmonton Street, Key West, Florida 33040,until
5:00 p.m. on April 17,2007.
If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with
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mittee of the Monroe
County Tourist Develop-
ment Council within the
district so noted above,
may request an applica-
tion from the Administra-
tive Office by calling
(305) 296-1552 and sub-
mit an application to the
address shown below:
Department DAC
Monroe County Tourist
Development Council
1201 White Street,
Suite 102
Key West, FL 33040
Fax #: 305-296-0788
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260 General-
Aquaculture Center Co-
bia has one temp. posi-
tion available. Begins im-
mediately thru Nov.
2007. Must be able to lift
50 Ibs and work in sum-
mer heat. Call 743-6135
leave message
Assembly Tech: Fast
paced for grills,
wheelbarrows. Tools &
transportation needed.
Call 888-316-6380
Beverage Distributor
has opening for a mer-
chandiser. Exc benefits &
pay. Call 305-849-1115.
EOE/druq free workplace
Captain for Snorkel
Boat, Master, PT in Mar-
athon. Great customer
svc skills, drug-free, non-
smoker. 305-289-9938
Child Care Help needed
Part/Full time. No
experience necessary.
Call Barbara 743-3517
Cleaners Needed
Saturday only.
Curves of Key Largo &
Marathon. Fitness tech.
Full & part time positions
available. Fun, outgoing,
energetic. 305-619-2828
with experience, in
Marathon. Valid driver's
license required.
Call 743-7855.
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:

260 General,- -
Foster Homes Wanted
Training, Board Rate &
Support Provided..
Call Wesley House
Gate Attendant: Full/
part time, salary based
on exp. Flexible hrs incl
nights/wknds. Mainte-
nance Person: Fulltime,
pay based on exp. Salary
advancements & benefits
pkg after 90 days. Drug
test & background check
req MM 66 305-664-4860
Full or Part time needed
for upscale salon. Salary
arid/or commission.
Please call 745-2874.
Maintenance person
Full time. General duties.
Top pay. 743-6711
Maintenance Person
FIT,M-F, for building
ing.. Carpentry skills a +:
Above average wages,
based on experience.
DFWP 305-849-0303
Make a Career Move-
Route Sales Positions
FRITO-LAY, INC is cur-
rently hiring for Sales
Positions for Key West.
Resps incl selling and
merchandising. Candi-
dates must possess: ,
* Relevant Route Sales
* Clean Driving Record
* Weekend Availability
* HS Diploma/GED pref.
FRITO-LAY offers com-
pensation of $650/wk w/
exc benes & variable rate
OTT. Pkgeincl stock op-
tions. Candidates must
apply at: www.fritolay


- 260 s General: -
Marathon Garbage
Service now hiring
drivers w/ CDL Class A or
B; 2 yrs exp. nec. Apply in
person, 4290 0/S Hwy.


-260 General-
Marathon Garbage
Service now hiring
Helpers. Starting pay $9,
raises based on perfor-
mance. Apply in person,
4290 Overseas Hwy.

Supervisor i
/ Job Foreman
Hands-on Job Foreman needed
/ for Construction Co. in the Upper
/ Keys. Bi-Lingual preferred
Must have own tools & can read
plans. Immediate opening. .
" 305-451-2200 I4

Assistant Manager
Join our leadership team in managing a 28 unit
timeshare association in Marathon, Florida. If
you have the people skills, office management skills
and experience leading general housekeeping and
maintenance staff, this is the position for you.
Located in the beautiful Florida Keys, this position
offers competitive wages along with paid housing.
References required.
To apply by mail send resumes to:
Assistant Manager Position
I Kyle Way South, Marathon, Florida 33050
Or fax resume to: 743-5975

Bishop, Rosasco & Co.
Certified PMblc Accowtant
We are looking for a CPA to man-
age our Audit & Review Services
practice, includes some tax return
"preparation. Medical insurance,
paid time off & 401 (k). Three con-
venient locations in Summerland
Key, Marathon, & Islamorada.
Send resume to Attn: Human
Resources 8085 Overseas Hwy,
Marathon, FL 33050.
Fax 743-0726; tara@keyscpa.com.
For an application call 743-6586.

Opportunity to learn the air conditioning
trade. Houston Air has an opening available
for that person who is serious about work
and mechanically inclined. All work in
Call 305-743-1981

Experienced duct mechanic
needed. Work in Marathon.
Great pay & benefits

Call 305-743-1981

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Has the following positions
Apply in person
1021 11th St., Ocean. Marathon

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

*Marina Supervisor

*Guest Service Agents, all shifts

*Experienced Marina
Forklift Operator

eFuel Dock Attendant
Exceptional benefits, 401K, Medical. Dental, Vision,
and Vacation..EOE, DFWP
Please apply in person to:
Indigo Reef Resort,
11600 1st St. Gulf, Marathon,

S Chamber of Commerce of
400 members seeking Executive
Director to serve as chief administrator.
Qualifications include a bachelor's degree
and experience working with a Board of
Directors and volunteers. Candidate should
have excellent communication skills, strong
organizational and exceptional interpersonal
skills and be computer savvy. Florida
resident with local knowledge and successful
business management experience a plus.
Send cover letter and resume in confidence
with salary requirements by April 16, 2007, to:
Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce,
12222 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
Attention Search Committee






If you are self motivated, determined and have
experience in hospitality or outside sales, we
would be interested in hearing from you.

Compensation is on a
salary + commission + incentives basis
along with a rich benefits package.


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260 General -

Marathon Veterinary
Hospital PT/weeRend
kennel attendant. No exp
needed, must be 16 yrs
or older. 305-743-7099
Marine Mechanic
needed F/T. Must be
experienced. Pay based
on exp. Contact Chris
Mechanic helperfor
elevators needed. Some
electrical/mech. experi-
ence helpful. F/T, great
union benefits, training &
education provided.
Please call 743-4422.
Monroe Association for
Retarded Citizens
(Upper Keys) is hiring:
PrT (16 hrs/week,
flexible) Companion
Aide. Must live-near
Marathon. Clean driving
record, background
check & references
required. Good pay and
great environment.
Call Michelle Snyder at
852-3282 M-F 8-4. EOE.
Office Worker with
experience and Driver
with clean driving record
needed. Call Ore's
Seafood at 743-2255.
Outside sales, Full time.
Start immediately.
2-3 preset leads per day.
$100,000.+, Multi-million
dollar company. Paid
weekly. 561-656-2042
Full & Part time available.
1st and 2nd shifts &
weekends. Must speak
English. Good starting pay.
Apply in person.
Shell Station
5515 Overseas Hwy.

260 General-

P/r Clerk/Cashier, MM
66: Small store in gated
comm: stock & clean
store. 21 +. Pay depends
on exp. 305-664-4860
Part Time Security
Guard needed
Marathon. Call
Plumber wanted
Marathon Plumbing.
$25/hour + Truck.
Call 304-3055
Top wages paid. Earnie
Alexander Plumbing.
Call 305-743-3883
Weekends. Refreshment
Services. Pepsi of Key
West is currently seeking
a Product Merchandiser
to work in the Big Pine -
Marathon, FL area on
Saturday & Sundays.
Hours will be 6am-5pm.
Heavy lifting and depend-
ability required. Duties
include stocking shelves,
making displays, keeping
stores organized & neat.
Customer service skills a
must. Drug test required.
Must have good driving
record. Available
immediately. Apply in
person at: 5510 MacDon-
ald Ave, Stock Island
or call (305) 296-6521.

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* Registered Nurses

* Certified Nursing Assts.

* Operating Room Technicians

* Physical Therapist

* Patient Acct. Representative

Call, Fax or Email Resume to:
43-5533; Fax, 743-3962;

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3301 O/S Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050
E.O.E/Drug Free Workplace

260 General -

Teller, Marathon branch.
First State Bank is seek-
ing a friendly face for our
Teller Line! Candidates
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 email
or fax 293-9504. EOE,
M/FN/D Member FDIC


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260 General


The Westin Full Time:
Front Desk Supervisor,
Front Desk Clerk, Ser-
vice Express, Security,
Sous Chef, Painter,
Hostess, Boat Captain,
Boat Mate, Administra-
tive Asst. (sales). Part
Time: Gift Shop Atten-
dant (PM)
Sunset Key Full Time:
Hostess, Concierge, PM
Busser, Houseman, Pool
Banana Bay Full Time:
Front Desk Clerk, Main-
tenance, AM Server.
Westin & Sunset Key
245 Front Steet, Key
West 305-294-4000.
Email: Steve.lanier@
com EOE





Drug-Free Workplace, EOE

260 General-
Two-way radio Techni-
cian- Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation
. Commission, Miami
Dade/Monroe Counties.-
Applicants must apply
on-line at https://jobs.
html; Select FWC for the
agency, position
#77000591. Salary:
$31,809.60. Closing
Date: April 9,2007. EEO/
ADA/AA employer.
Visual Communication
Staff- temporary, full-
time position available.
Join ourVisual Commu-
nications department if
you enjoy working out-
doors around the water,
interacting with people, &
watching dolphins at
play. Videotape & photo-
graph program partici-
pants & marine mam-
mals. Interested appli-
cants should e-mail their
resume to
or pick up application at
DRC, 58901 Overseas
Highway, Grassy Key, FL
33050 EOE

Wrecker Driver, F/T,
Key Largo. CDL lic req'd.
Apply in person: All Keys
Towing, 711 Largo Rd.
305-451-0471. DFWP.
Wrecker Driver in Mara-
thon, must have CDL
license. Apply in person
at Florida Keys Towing,
1620 O/S Hwy, Mthn.
X-Mart Adult
in Marathon seeking
clerks, FT/PT. Must be
18 vrs old. Call 289-3399
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

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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!

9 Registered Nurses Therapists
4 Certified Nursing Assistants Certified Home Health Aides

Full-time and Part-time openings available for the Middle and Upper Keys.
Competitive wages & benefits.

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

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

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

Office Clerical
Assistant Manager
Join our leadership team
in managing a 28 unit
timeshare association in
Marathon, Florida. If you
have the people skills,
office management skills,
and experience leading
general housekeeping
and maintenance staff,
this is the position for
you. Located in the
beautiful Florida Keys,
this position offers
competitive wages along
with paid housing.
References required.
To apply by mail send
resumes to:
Assistant Manager
1 Kyle Way South
Marathon, Florida 33050
Fax: (305) 743-5975
Bookkeeper. Growing
construction & develop-
ment company. Exp. with
Quickbooks & Excel.
Exc. compensation &
benefits. 453-4521.
Clinical Secretary
FT position (M-F) in
Tavernier for home/hos-
pice office. Responsible
for all office func-tions to
incl. filing, computer data
entry, record mgmt.,
heavy phone activity.
Requires a professional,
organized, detail-orient-
ed individual w/multi-
tasking ability for a fast-
paced setting. Exc.
communication skills,
customer service attitude
& desire to learn new
skills required. Prior
medical office exp.,
medical coding exp. &
bilingual a +. We offer
competitive wages &
benefits to incl. medical,
dental 403b & holidays.
For more info. orto be
con-sidered, please
submit a resume w/a
cover letter to Barbara
Fernandez, PHR, Visiting
Nurse Association &
Hospice of the Florida
Keys via fax to:
305-852-6975 or via
email to:
(please reference job
title in subject line.)

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270 -.
Office Clerical
Office Manager. Sugar-
loaf Key- The Nature
Conservancy seeks
organized person with
bookkeeping & office
management exp. Must
have excellent attn to
detail, time mgmt, comp
& organizational skills.
Assoc. degree or 2-3 yr
exp required.
Admin Assistant.
(Shortterm through Oct
2007) Exp with general
admin support, strong
comp, organizational &
communication skills. HS
diploma or equiv and 1
year exp required.
Attn: Heather Zarcone,
See duties @
nature.orq/careers. EOE
Restaurant Resort
seeks Exp. Admin.
Assistant. Must be com-
puter literate, friendly &
flexible. Pay based on
Exp. Cabana Breezes,
contact April 743-4443.
Seeking an Executive
Assistant who is flexible,
responsible and can
multi-task for general
office duties in Marathon.
Some experience
preferable. Must be
detail-oriented w/ good
computer & phone skills.
Call Michael at481-4301.

Overholt Construction
Corporation is currently
seeking an experienced
Project Administrator.
Candidate must have
minimum of 3 years
experience. Fax resume
to: 305-234-6535 or
e-mail to:
Overholt Construction
Corportation is currently
seeking an experienced
Project Manager to be
responsible for the day to
day decisions of running
construction projects.
Candidate must have
minimum of 5 years
experience and a degree
or license in construction.
Fax resume to:
305-234-6535 or
e-mail to:
Overholt Construction
Corportation is currently
seeking an experienced
Project estimator. Candi-
date must have minimum
of 5 years experience
and a degree in construc-
tion. Fax resume to:
305-234-6535 or
e-mail to:


Guidance Clinic of the Middle Keys
Helping people cope.

Fully paid healthcare, 401 with match and retirement plan. Call 434-9033
or fax resume to 305-434-9040. Visit us at www.rmk.orag. EEOC/DIOFWP

Classifieds 305-743-5551

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Thrtle Hospitalt

The Turtle Hospital is seeking a
motivated, energetic individual to
conduct its Guided Educational
Programs and handle retail sales in
the education center. The applicant
must have strong public speaking
abilities. To receive an application
and more information please apply
in person at
The Turtle Hospital Education
Center, mile marker 48.5,
Bayside, Marathon.

The Hammocks at Marathon
Join "Team Hammocks" and work in a fun
and exciting environment. We offer growth
opportunities, a competitive salary and an
excellent benefit package starting with up to
26 paid vacation days and holidays off the
Front Desk Supervisor
Front Desk Clerks
Night Auditor
Relief Night Auditor
Activity Assistant
Room Attendant
Maintenance Person- P/T
Please email confidential resume to
or Please apply in person:
1688 Overseas Hwy., Marathon
MM 48.2 Bayside

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Immediate full & part time
positions available

Benefit Availablc! Apply Im Peron:
4000 Sombrern BlvJ.
Marathon, FL 33050
Between the hours ot 9-30 a.mn. & 4:00 p.m.
Monday rhru Friday
IMonday thru Frida',


280 Restaurants-
Bars Hotels
Big Pine Key Fishing
Lodge is looking to fill a
Front Desk Position. Full
time w/benefits or part
time. Attractive starting
wage, good working en-
vironment. 872-2351
Cook, and Bartender:
Marathon's Best BBQ
Restaurant. Experi-
enced, reliable. Apply in
person: Porky's Bayside,
MM 47.5. DWP, EOE


Great Pay, Cash Incentives .
S Please stop by Little Palm Island at
28500 Overseas Highway on Little Torch Key
for an Emploi ni nl \ppliiiti, n or tall 872-2524
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for a local fine dining restaurant
in Marathon.
Able to run line, control inventory. Excellent
pay and hours. Paid vacation & benefits.
Please send resume to:
Box 1540 0 C/O Keynoter
R P. 8ox 500158
M aratkot, FL 33050
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280 Restaurants-
Bars Hotels

Front Desk Clerk: F/T,
competitive wages and
benefits. Apply in person:
Banana Bay Resort &
Marina, 4590 O/S Hwy,
Marathon. 305-743-3500
Front Desk help wanted
Apply in person at Black-
fin Resort, 4650 O/S
Hwy, Marathon. Retirees
welcome. 305-743-2393
Hideaway Cafe
Kitchen staff, Servers,
Food Prep, Cook.

280 Restaurants-
Bars Hotels
Housekeeper Must
speak fluent English.
References req. Pay
depends on exp. Drug
testing. 305-289-8089.
Key Deer Bar & Grill is
hiring bartender and ,
security immed. Apply in
person@ Key Deer Bar &
Grill, mm31 872-1014
Kitchen, Dish & Walt
Staff needed. Apply in
person at The Hurricane
Grill, 4650 O/S Hwy,
Part time Grill Cook
Part time Dishwasher
Apply in person at
Wooden Spoon, 7007
Overseas Hwy, Mthn.
Resort Help
Immediate openings for
Front Desk/Reservations
Top pay.
Call 305-797-1707
Waltstaff, Bussers, and
Hostess needed for both
shifts. Call 664-4472 or
apply in person at Little
Italy, MM 68.5, Bayside.

360 Professional
We Blow Cellulose
Insulation throughout
the Keys. Free estimates.
Save on your energy bills



500 Merchandise

AT 743-5551.
545 Yard Sales -
Flea Markets
Sat. 8am till. Restaurant
equip, DVD's, VCR's, ra-
1dios, woks, grills. 11545
2nd Ave Ocean, Mara.
Himalayan color-point-
ed Persian Kittens for
sale. Parents are CFA
registered. (305)
296-1486 or 304-9924
Yorkie Male small
puppies, bom 01/21/07,
AKC, shots, vet checked.
A Spa/Hot tub: New,
seats 5, extra jets, LED
lights, lounger, digital
controls. Underwarranty.
New $4.200, Sacrifice for
Day bed w/trundle.
Wood frame & mattress-
es both in excellent cond.
$400 obo. 305-453-3876
Furniture & Appliances
(used) bought & sold.
Byars Used Furniture &
Appliances. 2777 O/S
Hwy, Mthn 743-6506


April 4, 2007


*Wedding Coordinator
*Front Desk
*Water Sport Attendant
SLine /Prep Cooks
*AM/PM Servers
*Daytime Host/Hostess
ALL with immediate openings
Exceptional benefits, 401K, Medical,
Dental Vision and Vacation. EOE, DFWP
Send resume or application or apply
in person to: 2600 Overseas Highway,
Marathon, FL 33050 or e-mail it to




A Front Desk Manager
A Sales Manager
A Front Desk Full & Part Time
A Night Audit Part Time
A Security Part Time
A Maintenance Full & Part Time
Also HIRING for Latitudes Restaurant:
A Cooks and Servers

Please apply at Sombrero Cay Club
19 Sombrero.Blvd., Marathon or fax resume to 743-2998
Owned & Operated by Cay Clubs International
(Drug Free Work Place) EOE


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Memory Foam Mattress
Queen size 9" by NASA
as seen on TV. 20 yrwrty,
still in pkg, Cost $2000,
Must sell $475.481-6905
Queen bdrm set w/
dresser& night stands.
2-twin beds w/ dresser,
chair & lamps. 1-down-
filled sectional w/ coffee
table, end tables (10x10)
like new. 1- kitchen table
w/6 chairs & 2 matching
barstools. Very reason-
able. 743-2554
Restaurant Equipment.
All must go. Best offer.
Ansel system, fridges &
freezers, convection
oven, bar cooler, etc.
Call 305-289-0265.
Table, new, solid wood,
44x70, 2-20" leaf exten-
ders, 8 chairs, cream col-
or cushions, 6 standard &
2 w/ arms. Asking $1000.
TV armoire,
Tommy Bahama style,
dark wood, excellent
cond. $500.766-1745
Wanted: Aluminum
spiral staircase 5-6'wide
x9'6"high. 305-664-9159
6-person wllounger
Coleman Spa, 3 motors,
like new. New $6k Sell for
$2k. 305-619-0229.
5 Piece wall system
light. Wood will hold up
to 36" TV approx 12 ft to-
tal. $500. Call 481-0063
18' cubic Refrig w/ice
maker. Looks & runs
good, $150. Comer
leatherette bar, 4 stool &
leatherette chairs, $150.
Oil painting 4' X 5' tropical
-scene, beautiful, $100.
OBO. 13' Sharp TV, $25.

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1996 Club Car Golf Cart
4 pass. Like neww/
charger. $2,250 or best
offer. Call 305-664-8658


610 Business
Established Upper
Keys Restaurant. Excel-
lent track record, high
gross. $250k. Would
considerworking partner.
Serious inquiries only.
Money to Loan
Marathon individual
providing cash for short
periods while you are
selling your house, fixing
it up, or getting ready to
refinance. 587-9830
1.75% 5-year fixed
payment financing
No points or origination.
Primary or second home.
Call Ron 954-967-9991


Homes for Rent
A4 BR/2.5 BA ground
level executive home,
in-ground heated pool,
90' concrete seawall,
direct ocean/gulf access,
pets ok w/dep, MM 21.
Affordable Canal Front
duplex at MM 25. Nice
3/2 with dockage on
Summerland Key. $2000
+ utilities. 872-2750
Almost new large 3/2 in
Cudjoe. Deep canal,
dock, porch, cent A/C.
$1775/mo. 745-6542
An Exceptional 2 bed,
1.5 bith duplex on water.
Big Pine, near US 1.
Up-scale finishes, on
stilts, hurricane shutters,
W/D & D/W. $1525/mo
No dogs. 305-342-1167

Beautiful 3/2 sgl family
new home on canal,
unfurn. Key Largo. $2200
mo 305-720-4742
Big Pine 3bdl2ba duplex
' on swimming canal. W/D,
central A/C, $2200/mo.
F/L/S. Can be subdivided
into 2/1 or 1/1. 304-4205
or 872-0622
Big Pine. Great 2bd/2ba
on oceanside, fenced in
yard, beautiful swimming
canal, clean. $1800/ mo.
+ util. 305-433-0435.
Big Pine Key 2/1
roomy.Canal. Pvt boat
ramp $1500 or 1/1 share
liv rm/kit & bath $900.
Big Pine Large 3bd, 2ba
canalfront home with
dockage. A/C. $1750 mo.
S Call Al at 305-747-0768
Kevswide Realty

Homes for Rent
BPK2/1 on boating ca-
nal. New carpet, D/W,
W/D, screen porch, Ig
storage area. Neat &
Clean $1550 mo fl/1k
sec. yr lease
Check out our weekly
and monthly rentals from
$1,500 to $3,000 atwww.
or call 743-8328
Cudjoe Key canal. 2/2,
pool, tiki, seawall, custom
Int, stainless appl, C/air
$2000 incl all util + cable
& dsl. Call 305-393-0292
Downtown Islamorada
2/2 stilt home, private.
Boat ramp access.
Short or long term.
Avail now. 305-773-3950
Duck Key 2bed/2bath
.on water. Unfurnished,
no pets. $3500/mo +
utilities, F/L/S. Call
Kristen 305-743-5000
Duck Key. 3 BR/2 BA.
Waterfront w/dockage.
Furn or unfum. C/A,WD.
Pets ok. $1925/mo. FLS.

J 1i Listing
Furnished 2/1 in
Tavernier. Available April
15.$1,700 mo. F/US
Grassy Key, MM 58. Di-
rectly on bay. Large 2/1
1600 sq ft. Clean and
brite. 4.5 ft dockage.
$1400/mo. Quiet and
peaceful. 289-8844
KCB half dplx. LEASE
4 years old. 3/2, garage,
huge deck to seawall,
great location & shape,
nicely furn. $3000/mo.
Key Largo 3/2 canalfront
home. Lots of dockage &
storage space. $2150
mo. 305-444-5565
Key Largo MM 102
3 bed, 2 bath. F/L/S
Key Largo Park MM 101
1 blockto priv boat ramp -
& beach. 2/2 on 4 lots.
Carport, fenced, furn or
unfurn. Long or short
term (min 3 mo) No pets
or smoking. F/L/S $1,450
mo. 305-496-4650
Large Estate Home.
3500 sq ft. 3bed/3bath
Raised pool second floor.
Home & garden model. In
Sombrero Isle. Dockage.
Easy Ocean access.


10e0s ofBeds
Factory Direct to You
4 p. Wicker Bedroom Set $459
ueen SleeperSofa $3a
Dinettes, Futns, Reclners
Simmons Beautyrest
Marathon MM 54.5 743-7277
Big Coppitt MM 9.5* 295-8430

Homes for Rent
Little Torch. 2Bd/2Ba
On clean boating canal &
dock. Nice. Pet OK.
$1450/mo. Call
Little Torch Key 1/1.
Beautiful location. Big
kitchen, W/D. On
canal. F/L/S. No pets.
Lower Matecumbe
Large furnished house
2bd, 2ba, W/D. On canal.
$2000/mo + utils.
Marathon 1 bd/1 ba
home, wshr/dryr, cntrl air,
Direct TV, very clean.
$1100 mo. 305-304-5965
Marathon 2/2.1/2 acre
fence, dock, tiki bar, work
shop shed, newappl.
Central AC, Hardwood
firs. Gulf view. $2250 mo.
F/L/S. Chris James
Marathon 2/2 Ocean-
views, dock, nicely fur-
nished, Season or annu-
al. No pets 743-5444
Marathon 2Bd/1 Ba
home with screen porch.
Great canal on Vaca Cut,
Call 305-942-6814.
Marathon 2br, I ba
unfurn house. $865/mo
+ security of $865. Incl
cable, water, trash.
Marathon beautiful,
breezy, spacious 2/2
home. Extended lot. A/C,
W/D & appls. $1600.
Must see. 305-788-9911
Marathon newly
remodeled 1 bed/1 bath,
$1,000/mo. F/L/S Call
Dave, 305-731-5521
Marathon open water
views. 2/2 renovated w/
granite & SS appis, 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

*M Listing
MM 101.5 O/S 2BR/2BA,
fenced backyard, C-A/C.
982 Oleander Rd. No
smoking or pets $1,300
F/US. 305-451-0591
or305-522-3208 cell
MM 81 2BR/1BA 2-story
Partially furnished,
charming, well main-
tained. Incl utils. $1,500.
Avail 5/1 609-601-6336
MM 93 beautiful, private
1BR oceanfront home,
pets ok. $1,650 mo.
Mthn 3/2 + Ig family rm.
D/W, laundry rm w/W/D
Shkup, porch w/ jacuzzi,
fenced yard. shed, very
clean. Nice street. $1850
mo+ utils. 305-731-4677

UM Listing
Port Largo
$2,000 mo. F/L/S


Homes for Rent
Ramrod Key. 2BR/2BA,
canal w/60'dock. Newly
remodeled. Alltile. $1550
mo annual. FLS. No large
dogs. 954-803-4051
Summerland Key
Estates, MM 24.5.
1049 Gulf Dr. 2/2 CVC
deep water canal $1,800.
3/3 $2,000. F/L/S. 305-

Tavernier 2/1, panormic
bay view, enjoy sunsets,
island kitchen, tiled
throughout; large lot,
$1400 mo. 305-598-8719
joe Key, Atlantic side MM
23, Waterfront 3/2 on
clean deep canal. Fully
furnished. Covered park-
ing, boat dockage, open
water views, great sun-
sets, storage room. Yard
maintenance included.
Short trip to Key West or
Reef fishing. $2,500/mo.
712 Mobile Homes
for Rent
Beautiful ocean views,
Windley Key MM 84.5,
1/1, freshly redone, spa-
cious MH w/patio, 2 park-
ing spaces, Chickee hut
& picnic area right out-
side your door. Must see.
Long Key MM 66 1 br/ba
trailer $900 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 1bd, Iba,
screened porch. $775
incl water. Call Kitty'
289-6510 Owner/Agent
Adult Park, no pets.
Must have references.
Call 305-743-6519
Marathon Furn. 1/1.
Long term avail. Walk to
shops.Cable Included.
Shed. Boat Ramp.
Marathon Key RV.
1Bd/1Ba. Furnished,
Florida Room & deck.
1 Year lease. $750/mo +
Dep. 305-360-7666
Marathon on canal.
Keys RV. 1 or2 bedroom.
Florida room. Cable
included. $1100/mo +
utils. 305-587-1512
Marathon RV Lot
For Rent.
From $600/mo.
Call 305-731-5042.
MM 106 BIS 3BR/2BA,
waterfront, Reasonable
rent. Small pet ok.
MM 93 clean 2/1 w/off.,
W/D, shed, Irg yard, c/air,
beach, boat ramp, no pet/
smk. $1125+utils. Not in
MH park 954-347-9648
m -
Call Classified
as era

725 Apt- Condo-
Duplex for Rent
A Marathon effcy, brand
new, private entrance,
W/D, no pets/smoking
$820/mo, yr lease. F/S.
Big Pine 1/1 Duplex Apt
on swimming canal.
Washer & utilities
included. $950/mo F/L/S.
304-4205 or 872-0622
Big Pine lbed/1bath,
unfurnished, no pets or
smoking. $800/mo +
utilities, F/L/S.
Big Pine Canalfront
2bd/1lba unfurn duplex.
Central a/c, tile floors,
utility room, covered
porch. $1300/mo + utili-
ties. FL/S 305-304-6045
Big Pine duplex corner
canal, 2bd, 1 ba. W/D,
great boating. $1300,
water incl. F/L/S.
BPK2/1 remodelded,
nice, canal,.dockage,
well furn. $1500/mo.
Also 2/1 unfurn, canal,
dockage. $1250/mo.
872-7102 7am-8pm

=B Listing
Canalfront 2BR/1
BA,Venetian Shores.
$1,500 mo incl utils.
F/L/S Avail now. Dock-
age extra. 954-553-1833
Duck Key br/1 ba fully
remodeled condo, furn,
ocean view. Non smoker/
no pets. Year lease.
$1250/mo 239-896-4099
Efficiency MM 82 Heart
of Islamorada. $700
+ electric. 1st + security
Executive Bay Club
condo, 2/1.5, approx
1,400 s.f., new paint &
carpet. Pool, tennis,
security MM 87.2 B/S
$1,375 mo 954-522-5101
days, 954-525-8371
Executive Bay Club
MM 87.5 2/2 twnhs,
unfurn. Pool, tennis.
$1,600 mo yr lease
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-t Coral Key 4r
MM62.9, Ocean -
2BD, 2BA Huge back patio-
-z overlooking lagoon teeming
Switch Tarpon, Oceanvibw. 80
Sft of Deep water dockage, .
-. New concrete dock, wooden..
-4 pilings every 15 leet. 4
$1500/mo. Length of lease
Clopen for negotiation,
41 Call Oavld:772-341-l918--

725 Apt- Condo-
Duplex for Rent
Islamorada MM.82
unfurn effic apt, clean,
quite priv location $180
week incl utils. $1,000
security. 6 mo lease.


KCB Gem. large must
see half duplex. 1/1 on
canal, furn/unfurn, W/D,
$1650/mo + util. F/L/S.
KCB Half duplex
2br, 2ba. W/D, tile floors,
dock. $1500 per month.
Call 481-8254
4bd /4ba w/pool. 37.5'
dockage $2,475/mo, An-
nual lease call Steve
Smith KCB Realty Inc.
Key Colony Beach
rental. Available April.
1 bed/1 bath. Call for
details, 289-1741
Key Colony Beach 2/2.
Large dock, large screen
patio, ample parking.
$1700/mo F/LS. Call
Key Largo Floating
Home Completely furn,
nice view. Avail at end of
Apri till Dec 1. F/LS.
$775/mo incl dockage,
water & elec, & keep a
small boat at no extra
charge. 305-453-9375
Key Largo MM 98,
Oceanfront lower effcy
apt. New floors & kitchen.
Dockage, utils, laundry
incld. Scrhed-in porch.
Lrg property. Avail 4/1.
$990/mo. Owner: (248)
673-7301 (248)214-7301
Key Largo, very nice 2/1
dplx, H/O park/ ramp,
beach. $1400 incl util.
Pets OK. 305-942-5022
Key West Condo: 3BD /
2BA walk to beach, small
pets ok. $2,200/m F/L/S
Call Lela 305-395-0814,
Large 1 BR/1 BA condo
w/parking, W/D hook-up.
Pets ok. Marathon.
$1,100 mo. 1st&sec.
Long Key, MM 68.2/1,
Open water- oceanside
private estuary, on state
park. Dock avail. Granite
kitchen, Mex.tilefirs.
Eco-friendly. Furn/unfurn

Classifieds 305-743-5551

Furnished Duplex MM 74 on deep
Scandal. Dockage for large boat,
Sminiutes to ocean or gulf. Private beach.
ICall 305-664-4214 305-522-5555 cell


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725 Apt- Condo
Duplex for Rent
Marathon 1/1 Near
beach, unfurnished, no
pets/smkg., $1,200/mo
+ utils, F/LUS. Cable
included. 304-6456
Marathon 1b/1 b, secure/
private area, covrd porch
+ covrd carport. W/D.
No smoke or dogs. F/L/S.
Marathon 2/1. All tile,
ground floor, walk to
beach, swimming pool,
laundry. No pets, adult
condo. 743-6581.
$1200/mo L/S.

UM Listing
Marathon 2Bd/1 Ba on
Canal. Newly Renovated
w/ Central Air. Intl. W/D
& Util.-$1700/mo.
Marathon 2bd/2ba dup.
canal/ocearl side. $1700
mo + utils, F/L/S; avail
now. 305-481-4817 or
Marathon. 2 BR/1BA.
Schooner Condo.
Unfurnished. $1250 plus
utils. F/L/S.743-0235
Marathon 3/2 + family
rm, Clair, fenced yard, &
sewer. 10871 7th Ave.
Avail 4/1. $1650 + util
F/L/S. 305-395-8450
Marathon, Clean 2/1.
Newer kitchen, AC, W/D.
F/L/S. $1275/mo.
Yearly-May 1.701 124th
St Gulf. 305-289-3871
Marathon Conch Key
directly on Bay. Brand
new 1/1 w/dockage, kit,
living rm, all utils incl. No
pets $1400 F/S 743-3478
Marathon Move in Now
Weekly or monthly from
$250/week, all utilities
included. Fully furn.
Marathon New 2/1
unfurn upperlevel apt.
Spacious, tiled, C/A,
W/D. $1400/mo. Premier
Properties. 743-8270
Marathon Small clean
efficiency apt. Ideal for
working person. $160/
week, incl utils. F/L/S. No
pets. 63rd St. 743-4921
Marathon, Sombrero
Beach 3/2 unfurnished
townhouse/condo. Pool,
dock, cable inc. $1,975
+ util. F/L/S. 743-4536

April 4, 2007

725 Apt- Condo-
Duplex for Rent
SMarathon Studio Bone-
fish Towers, furnished,
great for singles. $1150
+ sec. 6 month mini-
mum. 586-405 5123
Marathon, Waterfront
Lrg studio, dockage,
open water access,
Directtv, quiet neighbor-
hood. 305-896-4627.
MM 92.5 O/S 1/1, Irg
rms, quiet neighbor-
hood, affordable hous-
ing,W/D, $1,000 incl all
utils/cable 954-592-5933
MM 96 Furn 2 br/2.5 ba
Buttonwood Bay Condo
w/ 29' Boat Slip. $2000
mo. + utils. F/S Annual
Lease. 239-398-4588
Mthn Furn 1bd apt for
long term rent. $1200 per
month. Bonefish Towers.
For info 574-875-9794
web latitude/attitude.com
SMust see MM 90, Very
clean 1 ba/1 bd. On canal,
in quiet neighborhood.
Many extras. $950/mo.
F/US. Call 305-852-6452
Reduced, $1495. Large
Condo O/S, Security,
2 pools, Marina, Beach,
Ramp, Tennis, cable TV,
F/L/S, lease. 2-car park-
ing. 305-389-1220
Vacation Rentals

Big Pine Key waterfront
furnished 3/2. Spacious
and beautiful with great
Call 305-515-0116

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A waterfront MM 101
B/S 3BR/2BA, 45" cone
dock. S550k. Key Largo
Real Estate 451-2380

Waterfront A
Direct Oceanfront
Islamorada I bed/l bath
MoUlie l Home. Exc cond,
own land $465,000.

For sale by owner MM
96.6 0/S. completely re-
modeled 2/1, boat ramp,
picnic area $329,000.
Adjoining 7500 s.f- lot
alsoavail. 508-726-7301
No BrK,-'rs pi.ae _

Grassy Key 55-+ Park
2003 Cherokee TT 38'
2/bed slide-out, good
singlewide, recently
refurbished $12.500
305-853,2552 I ,


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
Islamorada: Beautiful
4/4 home on water w/
pool & dock. Available
monthly. 703-403-4218
Key Colony Beach
2/2, dock, beach, boat,
Cabana Club. $900 -
$1650/wk. kcbrental.com
Key Largo Winter or
summer rental 3BR/2BA
or 2BR/2BA house on
canal w/direct ocean
access. 954-885-9591
Marathon waterfront.
Weekly rental. Breathtak-
ing open water views of
Gulf & your boat from al-
most anywhere inside.
2/2.5 twrhs. Corner unit
has wraparound patio on
both levels. Massive new
boatdock. Fully furn trop-
ical paradise. Roxanne
Farrell, 863-698-6369.
Virtual tour.
MM 93 Bayfront House
View, sleeps 10, gazebo,
dock, jacuzzi, 3 level.
$3K/week, $6K/month.
305-297-9885 Raul
WANTED: Marathon
area from 10/15/07-
4/15/08, 2bd/2ba, furn. w/
50' waterfront. $2000/mo
+ utils. 305-664-0515

790 Business
Property for Rent
Big Pine Commercial/
Industrial land for rent or
lease. From 50'x 00', up
to 2 acres. 305-395-0743
Comm. warehouse
space avail. 660 sf, 800
sf, 900 sf. available. Call
for prices. Kurt481-4838
or John 522-0066
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.

Call Classified

790 Business
Property for Rent
Cudjoe Office Bldg.
1250 sf free standing
bldg with 2 offices, recep-
tion area, 2 baths, kitch-
enette, 3 closets. Newly
remodeled on 12,500 sf
lot on US1 (mm22.3) with
parking and outside stor-
age. Available 4/1/07
$2500/mo. 305-293-
8042 or 305-797-6738
Marathon Professional
Office: 279 sq ft, 2nd fir.
6400 O/S Hwy, overlook-
ing US 1. Avail now, year
lease FLS 305-743-6088

MM 91.75 zoned indus-
trial/warehouse space
avail now. Bldg recently
renovated w/high ceil-
ings. Units from
750-2000 s.f. Call for
availability 305-393-2177

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790 e Business
Property for Rent
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!
Call Dave, 305-731-5521
Marathon Mobile home
lot for rent. 850- 84th St.
50x100. $600 month.
Seeking house sitting
pos. or reasonable rental.
Respons single person
looking in Marathon area.
Limited budget but im-
peccable refs. N/S, N/P.
Avail to move in immed.
Call 909-967-2111
Water Lot for rent
Outdoor Resorts at Long
Key. Available now.


Homes for Sale
BPK Eden Pine 2/2
Canal front, custom-built,
2-story CBS. Furnished,
low maint. 1635 Lantana.
$549K 941-302-4931
Charming conch cot-
tage, Old Tavernier, new
kitch, Irg Fla rm, 1 block
from ocean. FSBO. No
agents. $450k 853-0810
Cudjoe, 2b/1 b. 14' X 60'.
Completely renovated.
Immed. occupancy. New
appi, Italian tile. $37,500.
Call Al. 305-747-0768 '


Homes for Sale

Don't pay more than
$300 for closing your pur-
chase or Refi. You have
the legal right to choose
your Title company. Call
Cape Florida Title Com-
pany at 305-596-9950
Islamorada 3rd floor.
Summer Sea Condo! 1/1,
bayfront, gorgeous bay
views, pool, amenities,
dockage. Sale at $439K
or rent at $1650/mo. Call
owner at 954-295-0850.
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, Landings of
Largo. 2/2 Townhome.
Furnished, Garden view,
Boat ramp, gated marina,
below Market. $475,000.-
954-321-8716. Info @
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.
Call 304-1572
Key Largo waterfront
3/2 +dock. Furnished.
Newly remodeled.
$69,000. Lot rent $440
Knights Key/ Marathon.
3br/2ba. By owner.
Deep water dock. $620K.
305-743-2031. www.

Marathon $1,050,000
On Yacht Harbor Island
Open Water. FSBO.
305-289-0745 www.



ASK about our NEW

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for .-a tals a& 1I 208 C B
Schmitt. Owner is realtor.
A Golf Course.Condo
W in ec.c-.ae 5349 1000
* ajrnOIrrioron Pnirnoiljs
w/ boatslip $609,000
Waterfront Specialists
A Great Investment
2 Full Duplexes
$450,000 & $600,000
Waterfront Specialists
Grassy Key Full Duplex
', ir 1 r,a each side.
5650K for both. Call
Hill/Nardone Exit Realty
Indigo Reef. MM 53
Brand new 3b/2.5ba Gulf
front condo. 34" boatslip
at front door. Beach,
pool. etc. $1.5 mil. Will do
trade. 248-895-0323

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actual size

when you place your classified ad
Western N.C.
sites. Ready to bu "
septic permits, utilities / H
scenic views. Starting a t Call 743 5551
$35KJeff. 305-743-2560
o80 Lots Acreage 17 Keynoter deadlines:
for Sale Evinru
& trr. r04m Noon on Mon.
IGREA cond. Bimini
S13000305-76 for Wed edition
Bay/Mangrove front lot. A -nENT. on Thurs.
Building permit to be Al i Noon on Thurs.
issued by this year's end.
Applicable for flood ins oralon lat for Satu ra
Approx 70'x255'. 360 S. slurninurnl Lfor Sl ray
Coconut Palm Blvd. PKC izLe lE, ll 22 A, edition ,
1,600,0. 923-6274 2 console, e tln
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EP I T 22' Sportcraft
FEMA List, $599K."oe 27 Sport Craft 454 Merc. Mint! Restore
Townsend Duck Key Miarcruler, naw st arBr updated. Tr. Reason
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Homes for Sale
Marathon 2 Afford-
ables. 1Bd/1Ba.
Remodeled, all new.
$275, 000. Call
Marathon/Coco Plum
Drive by 3 Ave F.
Renovated, heated pool.
Large canal to ocean.
Call 786-295-1019.
Marathon. New CBS
home with view of ocean!
3Bd/2.5Ba. For sale or
lease-make offer. Calk- -
305-292-7638 for appt.
Marathon Oceanview
2/1 stilt, fenced 5000 sq
ft yard. $389K. Also 11/2
lots 8400 sq ft w/permits.
$249K. 386-299-3852
SMarathon waterfront.
Brand new on market!
Breathtaking open water
views of Gulf & your boat
from almost anywhere in-
side. Approx. 1400 sf,
2/2.5 twnhs. CBS stilted 2
story corner unit has
wraparound patio on both
levels. Massive new boat
dock. Kitch & baths have
stainless and granite.Fu-..
ly furn tropical paradise.
Excellent weekly rental.
$785K. Roxanne Farrell,
863-698-6369. Owner is
a realtor. Virtual tour.
Open waterfront 3/2.5
w/balcony, screened in
porch w/spa, beach,
dock. Grandfathered in
Irg boat basin w/boat lift,
waterslide, patio. Also
1/1 apt. Fenced in w/
security gate, carport,
workshop. MM 105 B/S.
$2,200,000 453-9239 or
cells 828-506-9938,
Ramrod Key Oceanside
3/2, new carpet & paint,
furn. 38'dock, easy
access ocean or gulf.
By owner. $595k OBO.
Relocating. Highly
Marathon 2/2 w/ den.
Tropical garden home w/
partial ocean view. Backs
to quiet, treed estate.
Fully remodeled. New
high end appliances.
Price cut from $849K
Now by owner $499K
obo. 305-395-0177.
565 95th St Ocean
Marathon, Fl 33050
812* Mobile Homes
for Sale
Affordable Open Water
Livingll Large and co'ar-"
fortable 2br/2bth mobile
home on 60X40 lot in res-
ident-owned adult mobile
home park in central Mar-
athon. Enjoy open water
views from every room!
Some ownerfinancing
possible. $295,000. Call
Michelle at Coldwell
Banker Schmitt R.E.
Canalfront RV in 55+
Park w/FL room and
new deck. Reduced from
$43,000 to $38,000.

Call Classified

Classifieds 305-743-5551

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

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Classifieds 305-743-5551

812 Mobile Homes 845 Other Florida
for Sale for Sale

FSBO Key Largo Water-
front in desirable Cross
Key. Easy access to Bay/
Ocean. 2/2, 1372 sq ft.
WI fiki, boatlift, hot tub.
Priced to sell, $539,900
Grassy Key canalfront
doublewide mobile. 5
mins to ocean, 2mins to
bay. Dock. $485,000.
MM 60.305-216-6300
Key Largo waterfront
3/2-j dock. Furnished.
Newly remodeled.
$69,000. Lot rent $440
Marathon 1/1 in sm quiet
park, gulf views, Irg
screened sunrm, shed,
boat dock avail. $15,500
obo. 305-289-5364
Marathon Lot + Trailer
on 91 St. Nds lots of
work. Owner fin. avail, or
trade. Low down pmnt.
Marathon, MM 47
Galway Bay 55+ park,
2/2, cent A/C, 1400sq ft,
wet bar, new tile, shed,
covered porch. $89,000
Mthn Trailerw/ FL rm.
Furn, appls, included.
10xl2 ft shed. Lot rent
$550 with option to buy.
$1 OK obo 305-896-5874
Sunshine Key. 2005 40'
Hyline. 3 slideouts. AC,
W/D, lots of storage. Fur-
nished. $28,000.

825 Condo
Duplex for Sale
Islamorada MM 88.8
By Owner. Spacious 2/2
end unit 1st fir, tile & mar-
ble firs, walk-in closets,
appliances & patio. Pool
& amenities $343,500.
KC- New 1/2 stilt dup.
Built new'06, CBS, 3/3,
dbl car port, workshop,
granite, tiled, 41' dock.
$825K. 743-0008
Key Colony Beach
2/2 and 1/1 condos for
sale by owner. Call for
details, 289-1741
Marathon 2/1 half duplex
CBS. Tile floors, new
central AC, W/D, hurri-
cane shutters. $299,000.
Call 727-768-2054.
Mthn Condo/Townhse.
Spacious 1176sf, 2bd,
1.5ba renovated. New
fixtures, appis, flooring.
Motivated seller. $385k
mkil offer 305-395-0970
Wanted to trade: condo
in KCB for small house or
half duplex in same area.
Call 305-743-8884 or,

845 Other Florida
for Sale
Arcadia (2) 4 acre
cleared lots w/frontage
on Horse Creek, fenced,
1 septic & electric on
property. 40 miles to
Sarasota $95k ea. Will
finance 305-942-3055

Cal Classified

Gulf of Mexico Little
Gasparilla Island, 2 BR
Gulf, waterfront, boat
access only. Will trade for
Keys or similar Florida
waterfront $795K. Nego-.
tiable. 813-225-4147.
Suwannee County.
30.6 acres @ $18K per
acre with 2/2 brick home
on paved road. Approxi-
mately 7 miles South of
Live Oak. Fence/cross
fence, fish pond, 2 stall
horse barn with Tac
room. Pole barn, tractor,
bush hog, harrow, box
blade &farm pickup
truck. Will consider
splitting acreage. Shown
by appointment only.
Call 386-362-3418.
Trade: Gulf access
3bed, 3bath Chrystal Riv-
er, FL. Deep canal. Trade
for Keys home. Call

860 Out of State
for Sale
1 Acre Creekfront, joins
nat. forest; approved for 3
Br. near Gatlinberg, TN.
$35,000 terms. www.
picturetrail.com / Hiker
Charles, 423-613-4636.

880 Lots- Acreage
for Sale
Bay/Mangrove front lot
in PKC. 70'x255' w/build-
ing permit. Flood ins.
applicable. $1,200,000.
Ph: 305-923-6274
Canal Lot in Isla. active
bldg. permit for a house &
concrete dock. 875K obo.
Cudjoe Gardens 2 Lots,
MM 21,80' each on
canal, Permits in Building
Dept..$225K each, will
finance. 305-942-3055
Deep Water Lot. Ocean
side off Ave H, Coco
Plum. Cleared, 110x110'.
In ROGO. Must sell.
$600K OBO. 664-3994
Little Torch. Canal lot
with permit $350K or
$650Kfor lot with 3/2.
CBS home under con-
struction. 305-923-1717.
Ourdoor Resorts MM66
Vacant lot. Use your RV
or build a concrete
house. No ROGO.
$ 275K. 231-218-1495
PKC canal lot FSBO.
$545k. Existing dock/
boat ramp" #18 BPAS

880 Lots Acreage
for Sale
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 Beach lot for
sale. With permit and
plans. Ready to build.
$275,000. Call


5 TBR's Market Rate.
City of Marathon only.
$200,000. Call
305-292-7638 for


1100 Marine

L^ K
Power Boats

'03 Shamrock 246 WAC,
5.7L Crusader. Loaded,
low hours. $42,600.
Details 305-852-0481
16' 7" '00 Ranger Flats
Boat, 115 Yamaha, low
hrs, pole platform, walk
around deck, w/trailer,
many extras. Excellent
cond. $14K 289-9938
16' Donzi Sweetsixteen
1967 Holman Moody 302
Ford. All most restored.
Have other interest.
17' Boston Whaler Mon-
tauk CC, 1994 100 Merc,
bimini top, new bottom
paint. Great Shape! Mthn
$8500 obo 917-468-9111
17' Boston Whaler w/
90 HP Evinrude,.1996,
$5,700. Also 150HP
Johnson, $800.
17'Fisher Alum. 1996
Boat mtr + tr40hp Force
Live well + tro mtr, new
bim top. $2900 305-295

Power Boats

17' Hydra Sport 2004
C.C., 90 HP 2004
Yamaha. Excellent cond.
$12,000. Call Shelter Bay
Marine, 743-7008
17' Key West flats skiff,
Yamaha 115HP four-cy-
cle, trailer, push/pull, new
trim tabs, exc cond. Ask-
ing $9000. 305-481-0372
18' Century 2003, C.C.,
115 HP 4-stroke 2003
Yamaha. $14,000.
Call Shelter Bay Marine,
19' '83 Angler c/c, 90 hp
Mercw/ low hrs & trailer
$2,200. Modified 750
Stand up JetskiVGC
19' Angler 1988 C.C.
with 120HP Evinrude,
tandem axle trailer, in
nice condition. $3,750
OBO. Call 305-289-9516
19' Century '00 Center
Console, 115 Yamaha,
GPS, depthfinder, bimini,
live well, alum. Quickload
trailer. $11,500 743-7057
20' Walkaround Trophy
'96.175 Merc, trailer. Exc
cond. New bimini, GPS/
Keys map, depth finder,
SS radio, compass, AM
FM radio, etc. Sale sick-
ness $8,500. 393-4598
20'6" Pro Line W/A
150 hp Mercury 2003,
trailer, extras. At Grassy
Key, in the water. $8,800.
21' '99 Parker SE. 150hp
Yamaha, bimini, Garmin
GPS, Hummingbird,
VHF, w/trailer. $18,800
OBO. 305-289-0111
21' 83 Mark Twain cuddy
I/O, CG equip. New:lower
unit, shift console/cables.
Pwr anchor, tandem. trlr,
new tires, pwr winch, ex-
tras. $5750obo 872-0562
21' Pontoon boat w/ 50
hp Honda rotor $3000;
$3700 w/trailer. Also 50
hp Evinrude $800.
S305-942-3055 MM 99
22' 2001 Angler Walk
around. Yamaha 200 W/
Trailer, VHF, GPS, AM-
FM/CD, Depth finder,
Bimini. Runs great.
23' '07 G-Boat
(Brand New Company.
Must see!). CC, 150
E-tech Evinrude. Call
Brad 305-481-6232
24' Formula. 150 hours
on new engine. Recent
All Grip. $5,000 OBO.
24' Searay Laguna, CC,
twin 135 Mercurys, 350
hrs, fish finder, GPS, ra-
dio, t-top, port-a-potty,
new trailer. Must sell by
April. $10,000 743-5336
24' T Craft trap boat,
very clean, new elec.
puller, 200 Mercury '06
Optimax, $13,900.
25' Sylvan Pontoon
2003,90 hp Yamaha w/
warranty, includes trailer,
good shape $4,800
26'07 Albin.
Center console, single
Yanmar 315 diesel. Call
Brad. 305-481-6232

April 4, 2007

CARIBEE CLEAN Pre-owned Boats
2002 17'Maverick HPX- 90 YajO
2-strk, cover, trailer, low hrs.0, 0O

2003 19'Pathflnder-115 Yamaha 4-strk, T-top,
trailer, electronics, only 62 hours, $24,995.

1987 24' Grady White W/A. 300 HPDI (04), only
68 hrs., hardtop, electronics, fishing machine!
2001 24' Angler CC- twin 135 ,
T-Top, outriggers, windlass, electrds, $24,900
1988 24' Pursuit WIA- 250 Yamaha EFI,-only
450 hrs. windlass, fresh water boat, $36,995
2000 26' Boston Whaler Outrage CC,- 150
HPDI, T-top, loaded,solid hull, welhintained
1998 28' Pursuit CC- twin 225 Yamaha EFI,
T-top, outriggers, stored inside, $44,900.
1999 31' Contender- Twin 250 HPDI (03), dual
live wells, T-top, outriggers, full electronics,
4 batteries, $64,995

Caribee Boat Sales & Marina,
MM 81.5, Islamorada
Open everyday-664-3431 or
see these boats online:

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the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all
dwellings advertised in this newspaper are avail-
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Power Boats

28' '06 Buddy Davis CC
twin 250 Mercury Vera-
dos, t-top, head, full
cushions, leaning post.
Call Brad, 305-481-6232
29' Concord
Inboards. Must sell.
With trailer. $5500/OBO.
Call 305-731-6066
30' Custom Built
Flybdge Sptfsh. Great
condition, new batteries,
bottom paint. Low hours
twin 300 hp Turbo Cat
diesels. 2 stations, full
head, Rupp riggers,
anchor winch. Must sell.
Asking $79K Make offer.
31' Silverton 1985 FB
convt. Twin 350's-new
'00 & '06, a/c, shwr, gal-
ley, good cond, clean.
32' Perma Craft 1973.
2-318 Chrysler. This boat
catches fish. Flybridge
sportfisherman with elec-
tronics. $25,000 OBO.
Call 852-4163. Leave
msa if not available.
34' 2006 Fitz,
540 Cummins diesel,
A/C, generator, 26 knot
cruise at 17 gallons/hour.
34' Crusader 1986. John
Deere 2004.375 hp w/
rebuilt twin disc 2" shaft,
solid deck & 300 gal. fuel.
Rigged for traps & deep
drop. $55,000. 852-4163
if n/a leave #.

Power Boats

35' 1969 Bertram. Fiber-
glass hull, twin Detroit
diesels, 367gal fuel, 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.
Located in Marathon, FL.
Cell 508-958-2590
35' Carolina Classic
2003, Express Sportfish.
Perfect condition, many
extras, very low hours.
Extended warranty.
36' Gulfstar Flybridge
Dble cabin trawler 1972.
Mint cond. Upright fridge
w/freezer, elec stove, mi-
cro, twin 16k BTU A/C
(reverse cycle). Livea-
board slip avail w/ pur-
chase of boat. $55,000.
38' Trawler 1981 Marine
Trader DC, 120 hp Ford
Lehman diesel. Priced for
quick sale. $35,000.305-
42' Grand Banks
Classic 1994, 2-300 hp
Cats; many extras includ-
ing new 12 kw Northerrn
Lights gen. Ready to sail;
44' Marine Trader trawl-
er'79 in Key Largo, many
upgrades, great econom-
ical cruiser or live aboard
$89k, 352-209-7533

Power Boats

46' Chris Craft
houseboat w/dockage,
$22,500. Islamorada
50' Viking 1994
Sportfish. Twin 10 Cyl.
MAN Engines. $525,000.
Serious Buyers Call
'88 30' Carver Santego.
3067. Looks/ runs great!
Needs quick sale! 11'
- beam, flybridge w/ encl,
seats 6, cockpit seats 4,
furuno GPS, autopilot,
sl.dr. to superb cabin
(great liveaboard)sleeps
5, t-i/o volvo Duoprops. @
mm53. Bucvalue
of$31-34K. But priced @
NADA low ret. of
Cuddy. 4.3 Merc. I/O.
Nice. Runs great. Bimini,
dual axle trailer. $5000
obo. 585-704-3878
2001 Nautica Rib
with 50 Yamaha
Call 954-907-1324.
2003 19' Key Largo CC,
T-top. 150 Merc. out-
board. Live well, dual
batt., elec. W/ trlr & cover.
2004 Action Craft 1720
Hybrid, 115 HP Mercury
OptiMaxw/low hrs. All
options w/full sunbrella
cover& Continental trail-
er. $24k. 650-464-7858
Boat Donations: Full
appraised value when
donated to a non-report-
ing 501-C-3 public chari-
ty. Tax deduction. Mari-
time Ministries, 43-yr-old
59# 305-289-4554
Boat Hydro Lift
Hydro-Hoist in excellent
condition. 2 new blower
motors. Capacity 12k
lbs/35 ft. boat plus. $6500
OBO. Call 305-903-1201
Crest Pontoons
Everwonder where all
the Crest Pontoons came
from? Ft. Myers.

16' Compac Sailboat,
Arrow trailer, 5 hp Nissan
outboard, sails & extra
stuff. $2500 OBO.
19' 2000 West Wight
Potter, 5hp 4cycl, 4
berths, rollrfrlng, trailer,
great cond. extrs. $8,400.
26' Pearson 1972 4ft
draft, 5 sails. In good
cond. GPS chart plotter.
Located in Marathon.
32' Island Packer '91
Excellent condition
Low hours, loaded
$95K 305-743-0165
33'Glander, shallow
draft, custom design,
raised deck. $30K.
36' Morgan Out-Island.
Center Cockpit, double
cabin, Perkins Diesel.
New Algrip, new interior.
Dingyw/ Honda. Great
live aboard or cruising.

Classifieds 305-743-5551

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PDQ 36 $140,000.
PDQ 32 $86,000.
1995 Beneteau 405,
$79,000 (in St. V.).
1170 Outboard-
Inboard Engines
2- 871TI Detroit Diesel
Engines, Running,
Takeouts, low hours.
630-518-6962 must sell.
85HP Suzuki O/B
35HP Mercury O/B.
Two TAMD 41 Volvo die-
sel engines. 289-5636 or
1996150 hp Johnson
Oceanrunner complete-
ly rebuilt, top & bottom.
On boat, will test run.
2001 (2) counter
rotating Yamaha 225 hp
engines. OX-66 models,
appx 300 hrs. Everything
included. $11,Q00. Call
Steve 305-785-8403
3208 Turbo 375 H.P.
Rebuilt transmission, 507
Angle 21/2.1 $16,000.
Cell: 786-879-4051
Dock Rentals/Sales
Deep Water Dockage.
Non-liveaboard. Mid
Marathon Location.
Upto 50 Ft. Call (305)
289-2098 or 731-5448
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.
Reduced from $350K to
$325K. 305-395-9690
Marathon Rental Slip
21x65, 6' D, protected
view, gated, CTV, water,
pump out, liveabd ok,
20x16 tiki deck parking.
6 mo contract, 6/1-11/30.
$800 mo. 303-877-9299
Protected dockage
bayside marina Key
Largo. 4 ft. draft. Live-
aboards accepted. Must
be in good condition and
mobile. $500 per month
+ utilities. Call Tanya
1A-Marine Surveys
March Hare Marine Svcs
305-743-3368 Certified
Serving All The Keys
34' Crusader w/671
Turbo, electronics. South
Atlantic Snapper/
Grouper, King Mackerel
& Gulf Reef Permit. $55K
for all. 305-951-2069
39' #1 460 hp Logger
full electronic, cruise 16
knots. Beautiful boat.
$85,000 OBO.
,^_ .-__- --
SOn deep canal. Minu
Furnished duplex also
SCall 305-664-4214
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'69 Houseboat Just
Reduced, was $35,000
now $27,500!!
'69 Chriscraft 46 X 24
Great floating getaway,
Sleeps 4, Turnkey.
Recently renovated/
tastefully decorated. (En-
gines need 2B replaced).
Docked Isles of Capri.
For details/pictures
e-mail: sue.dec@verizon.
net or call 617-471-1175
2003 Furuno Radar,
model 1715, low hrs,
Call 814-464-5883
500 Lobster traps. New
$25 each. 2279 B certs.
$45 each. 4000 crab
certs $5 each. 3000+
crab traps $10 each.
AA Dave buys permits
So Ati Snapper, Grouper,
Gulf Reef, K/Mack,
shark, sword, tuna $$$ in
48 hrs! 904-262-2869

All types of permits for
salell Rock Shrimp, King
Fish, S Atlantic Snapper,-
Grouper, Gulf6 Pack reef
& pelagic, Commercial
Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf
Snapper IFQ's, Long
Line Pkg. Many other
permits avail. We buy,
sell & broker all types of
permits. Call before you
buy or sell! Please call for
prices. Licensed & Bond-
ed. All permits guaran-
teed valid for transfer,
many references avail.
John Potts Jr. 321.-784-
5982 or 321-302-3630
Backcountry Canoe
Everything new: square
stern, 2.5 Yam., outrig-
gers, polling platform,
pole, truck rack, extras.
Custom fitted boat
cover for 24' Bay Scott w/
hard top. Used once.
$500, OBO. 852-2988.
For Rent in Big Pine.
Commercial fishing dis-
trict, 90x90 trap storage
lot on water, fenced. Avail
797-6433 or 296-8398
Genuine Teak Lumber
Best prices, big invento-
ry. Plus King Starboard.
com or 305-743-4090
Gulf of Mexico Reef
$6,800 OBO.
Call 305-743-1952
Hard dingy-4 new.
8-12 Foot. Row or motor.
Will email pics & info.
Delivery available!!
Call 305-451-4301
Hydro boat lift, great.
shape, for 32'boat.
Asking $1,500.


MM 74
tes to ocean or gulf.
avail.. Private beach,
or 305-522-5555

Marine Diesel Northern
Light 8 KW Gen. Valve
job 3/07, 60amps 12
volts; in boat & running.
$2500. Wayne 304-3567
Marine Storage: Boattrl,
campers, any clean stor-
age accepted on wheels.
$3/ft yr; $4/ft 6 mo; $5/ft
mo. Emil 305-731-3386
Marine Storage Wet
Slips for Rent $450/mo
Gated Dry Storage
boats, RVs, trailers $5/ft
for 6mths, $6/ft mthly.
Gary 305-304-3610
Storage Space
available. Boat, Trailer or
RV. $5 perft. Marathon
Boat Yard, 305-743-6341
Two Snapper Grouper
Permits (SG1)
Transferable in a
Corporation. $38,000
offer. 361-688-9071


1300 Automotive

AT 743-5551.
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 up junk trucks,
vans, cars, orany auto-
mobile for junk.
Wanted autos all years.
Cars, vans,trucks.
Running or not.
Call 305-332-0483.
Wrecked & towable 87
S10, 2.8 V6. Runs great
with $350 tune up. 5 new
tires, + free S10 Ig bed.
$350 obo 664-4166 Iv ms

92 Cadillac Allante pearl
wht Convrt, photos, mint,
80K mi, collectors dream!
captr2@aol.com, $13k
obo. 743-8438 Must see!
92 Cadillac El Dorado
64k miles. One owner.
Ladies car. Excellent
condition. $6000.
02 Toyota Prius 4 dr or
02 Toyota Camry XLE V6
Power everything, well
cared for. $12,500 each.
03 Infiniti FX45 52k mi
NAV, DVD, rear
camera. $17,200
03 Pontiac Vibe GT
66k mi. Great condition.
Located in Marathon.
95 Buick Century
Power everything, cold
A/C, low miles, very well
maintained. $2000 obo
86 Mercedes 560SL
Low mileage, 9 out of 10
condition. Garage kept.
$14,500 obo.
'97 Chevrolet Camaro
convertible. With 53,000
miles. Stick shift, silver,
good cond. $7,300.
289-7734. Duck Key.
97 Mitsubishi RS 5 spd,
A/C, chrome wheels,
new tires, CD player.
119k mi. $3900 obo.
Marathon 305-743-0362
98 Mustang convertible
White w/tan leather, 67k,
AC, AM/FM/Cass/CD,
Sport package, V6 eng
$5,900 305-393-3926
1992 Buick Regal. No
AC. Runs good, $950.
1985 Dodge Aires A/C,
$850 872-7253 or
1360 Mopeds-
CF Moto Scooter
150 cc, water cooled,
disc brakes, 65 mph,
only 200 miles, like new.
Harley Davidson
VRO5CD'06.520 miles,
new bike, black on black.
$17,500 obo. Call Dave

1360 Mopeds-
Honda VLX motorcycle
600 cc, Illusion blue, low
miles, great cond. Call
2002 Model Kawasaki
ZRX 1200R. Purchased
in 2003.1400 miles,
showroom condition.
$5000 OBO. 743-0603
1370 Trucks-
SUVs- Vans
Aluminum Service body
(by Reading). Fits Ford
or Chevy. 8' single wheel
trucks. $800 OBO.
93 VW Eurovan Camper
Great condition.
05 Dodge 1500 SLT
Quad Cab Pick Up,
Hemi, 23,000 miles, CD,
AC, all power. $19,900
call 744-0583
Pickup. SE Ext. Cab,
4cyl, Good tires, Engine,
Paint, MPG. 190K.
$2500 firm..Contact
Anna 872-2341.
1995 Ford F150 Pickup.
A/C, Auto Transmission,
Clean. 49,000 Miles.
$3,995 OBO. Frank
1380 Campers-
Recreational Vehicles
RV Donations, Trailer
Motor Homes. Tax
Deductible at appraised
value when donated to a
43-yr-old non-reporting
501-C-3 charity. Maritime
Ministries, 305-289-4554
We buy and consign
RV's. Need late model
motor homes and travel
trailers. Top $$$. Holiday
RV's MM 100 451-4555
'00 American Tradition
40'42K miles, 1 slide,
315 diesel pusher, inmo-
tion sat: W/D, like new.
$112,000 OBO 289-9548
2005 25' Keystone trav-
el trailer. Exc condition.
Used only for 8 mo. On
secluded lot in Marathon.
Leaving state in May.
2006 Enclosed trailer
once, new cond. $3,700.

1380 Campers-
Recreational Vehicles

'03 Coleman popup
camper w/2 side slide
outs. 22'. Excellent cond
A/C. Rack for4 bikes,
screen room, canopy.
1996 34' 5th Wheel
2 slideouts, w/d, d/w. See
at Spin-drift Trailer Sales,
mm 22.5 Cudjoe 745
3131 or744 3408

PT Cruiser Woody II
Custom Kit, new in box.
Fits 2001 and newer.
$550 305-394-0484

with the Keynoters
classified section.

Showing & Seling-



32' Century

Center Console
Rigged with
twin Yamah F225's
Fish ready, low hours.

Sale Price


Big Pine Key, FL 33043
(305) 872-9040 (305) 395-0965


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MARATHON: 743-5551 UPPER KEYS: 852-321-

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@ 2007 OLI Development, LLC. Colony Realty, LLC. Licensed Real Estate Broker. Prices, plans, uses, dimensions, specifications, materials, colors and availability are subjectto change without notice.Void where prohibited by law.This does not constitute an offer to sell real property in any jurisdictions where prior registration or
other a advance qualification of real property is required, Oral representations cannot be relied upon as correctly stat ing the r presentations of the developer. For correct representations, make reference to the brochure and to the documents required by Section 718.503, Florida Statutes, to be furished by a developer to a buyer
or lessee. Broker Participation Welcome. Occupancy restctions apply. Only forty resort residences available for sale; some resort residences have an attached lock-out suite, which may be sold separately. Please see Condominium Documents for details.

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