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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: December 26, 2007
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER


Boater gone
The U.S. Coast Guard
spends the weekend
searching an area the size
of Delaw are off the
Middle Keas for a missing
Miami boater but calls off
the search when he isn't
found. See story. Page 4.

Direction change
Starting Jan. 2, numer-
ous streets in Key West's
Bahama Village go from
twmo-way roads to one-way
lanes. See story. Page 10.

Transfer law
The County
Commission sends to the
state for approval an ordi-
nance that allows the
transfer of building rights
as long as affordable units
are maintained in mobile-
home parks. See story.
Page 8.

Happy birthday!
Everglades National
Park turned 60 this month,
and while the pristine
environmental gem has its
problems, there's still no
place quite like it on
Earth. See storN. Page 16.

Sailing through
Check out \.ho won the
annual holiday\ boat
parades throughout the
Key. See story. Page 18.



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Clasiiiees .. ....... 26
Cro'.sAord ..... .... 13
Fishrng .. .........23
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Countywide races
are drawing out
early candidates
By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com

There's been a lot of rumbling
Key West resident Bill Estes
plans to challenge Monroe
County Commissioner Dixie
Spehar for her District 1 seat next
November. Monday, Estes made
it official.
Estes, who owns and operates
a small business selling and
repairing scuba equipment, ran
for Key West Mayor in 2003.
He's lived in Key West for a
decade.
He's a registered Democrat.
Two-term incumbent Spehar is a
Republican.
Estes said his campaign will


be based on "just common sense.
"Commissioners should be
aware of what the budget is and
how much the county has," he
said. "You have the experts work-
ing for you; you just need to ask
the people running the financial
end. And do it frequently."
Estes said he's frustrated the
County Commission would vote
to terminate its contract with for-
mer County Administrator Tom
Willi and cut him a severance
check of close to $300,000, "then
not have enough money to pay a
new administrator."
Spehar was not available
Monday for comment but has
already acknowledged she intends
to run for a third four-year term.
Commission seats are also
opening up in 2008 for District 3,


See ESTES / 3


Keys group forms
out of frustration
with state process
By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadlow@keynoter.com

The next time, commercial
lobster fishermen say, they want
to be ready when the state looks
at new rules for the Florida Keys'


main fishery.
"We ivant to take the lead and
come up with a plan everybody
can live with," said Gary Graves
of Keys Fisheries in Marathon.
"Let's start ironing out the prob-
lems now."
To that end, local fishermen
will spearhead formation of what
they call a new Spiny Lobster
See LOBSTER /3


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Photo by ANDY NEWMAN/FLORIDA KEYS NEWS BUREAU
LOOKING GOOD: The Key West-based schooner 'Western
Union' is in drydock at the Miami-based Merrill-Stevens
Shipyard undergoing surveys and inspections for
recertification by the U.S. Coast Guard. After an inspection
Friday, a marine surveyor says the primary structure of the
68-year-old ship is surprisingly sound, news enthusiastically
received by Theo Glorie, chairman of Project Schooner
Western Union, and other volunteers endeavoring to
preserve the historic vessel.



City officials


want explanation


They ask Saunders
about the move
to unincorporated
By RYAN McCARTHY
rmccarthy@keynoter.com

Marathon City Manager
Mike Puto said he has asked
state Rep. Ron Saunders to
appear before the City Council
Jian. 8 to discuss his request to
Monroe County for a workshop


exploring the possibility of dis-
solving both Marathon and
Islamorada.
Puto said he learned of the
request while watching last
week's County Commission
meeting on television and was
disappointed Saunders had not
contacted any city officials.
"He apologized for it and
now we need to go forward in


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Keys News


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Housing plans get go-ahead Keys briefs


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Forecast: Increasing
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showers. Winds 5-15 mph.



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By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com


Four affordable housing proj-
ects received approval to move
forward last week despite a
request from the U.S. Navy to
reconsider one of them in the
Lower Keys.
"If this project moves for-
ward, you will be putting resi-
dents in a high noise area, creat-
ing health and welfare concerns,"
Ron Demes, business manager
for Naval Air Station Key West,
told the County Commission at
its Dec. 19 meeting.
Demes, working to get the
commission to adopt a new set of
noise and safety contours sur-
rounding the training facility, said
the 10 to 12 units proposed for
Big Coppitt Key fall within high
noise contours delineated in
1977.
The commission approved the
proposal submitted by Habitat for
Humanity of the Lower Keys and
Key West in a 4-1 vote.
Commissioner Sylvia Murphy
dissented.
"I think people who need a
home will live with a little noise,"
developer Ed Swift said. "Habitat
would not be building on this


property if it was going to ruin
people's lives."
Commissioner Mario Di
Gennaro noted noise is an issue
everywhere and said people
should just learn to live with it.
He added that the proposed
development would sit amid
existing housing, also in the noise
contours.
The question of jet noise at the
naval air station has been a hot
issue since the Navy introduced
its newest Air Installation
Compatible Use Zones study in
April.
But the issue of sound affects
only one of the four projects
awarded by the County
Commission.
In a surprise move, the com-
mission voted against a staff rec-
ommendation for 14 units at mile
marker 98 oceanside. Though the
Wisconsin-based Gorman and
Co. Inc. ranked higher by staff
evaluation, the commission voted
unanimously to award,the right to
go forward to the Upper Keys
Habitat for Humanity chapter.
Di Gennaro said he is in favor
of awarding the job to Habitat so
a local nonprofit takes the lead.


One of the reasons Habitat
ranked 67.4 out of 100 in an eval-
uation, is that projects for rent
rather than home ownership are
considered more desirable,
according to the county's afford-
able housing coordinator, Lisa
Tennyson. Gorman, whose pro-
posed project was for rentals, got
91.8 in the overall ranking.
"There is a preference for
rentals," Tennyson told the
Keynoter. "It has been something
that's been part of this process
ever since the lots were deeded
by the county when [then-County
Commissioner] Murray Nelson
worked on this. That's something
we've inherited."
The commission also balked
at staff recommendations when it
voted to go with The Biscayne
Group to construct 39 low-
income rentals in Tavemier.
The commission also
approved a sole proposal by the
Lower Keys Habitat chapter to
build 18 units for home owner-
ship on Cudjoe Key.
All four projects had initially
been awarded to The Carlisle
Group. The company withdrew
its proposal after the county
refused to relax its building
height restrictions.


Buelher declines invitations


MUNICIPAL / From 1

the right light. I understand his
position that he's got con-
stituents, but what about our con-
stituents that don't want to unin-
corporate?" Puto asked. "So I've
asked him to be there to explain
to the City Council what's hap-
pening."
Sally Buelher, twice a candi-
date for the City Council, is lead-
ing the effort to unincorporated
Marathon. She said she is in the
midst of collecting signatures
"petitioning the Legislature to
enact a special act," she said.
"That will allow us to put the
issue [of unincorporation] on the
ballot so the voters can decide
what they want to do," she said.
Councilman Don Vasil said
complaining about the city's
problems accomplishes nothing
- acting on those complaints
does.
"One, of the reasons I ran for
council \uJ' a-gre-p-t t-iiinv
fthe ithe rlem [tht 'group] -;,ij


wrong and I went out and did
something about it," Vasil said,
pointing out excessive capital
spending and controlling devel-
opment. "I'm quite certain if
there was a vote on it, consider-
ing the financial state of the
county and the problems they
have, there would be support to
keep the city intact."
Vasil said he feels Buelher's
comment that "corruption is so
pervasive, so entrenched in
Marathon" is aimed at former
councils.
"I think you're talking about
prior councils; this council is
doing the job people want and
we'll continue to do so," he said.
Councilman Mike Cinque
played a major role in the incor-
poration of Marathon, which he
said was no small feat.
"It wasn't easy. You don't just
put it on the ballot and that's it;
it's a very complicated process,"
Cinque said. "Ken Sorensen was
state representative at .the. time
and he sponsored the bill. 'iH set
,. a higher tr -1,incrprate hesa id.


'I want to see if the people want
it."'
Residents voted to incorporate
Marathon by better than a 2-1
margin in 1999.
Islamorada residents voted in
1997 to incorporate. In the vil-
lage, resident Robert Page is the
chief proponent to unincorpo-
rate.
Cinque, Vasil, Puto and Vice
Mayor Chris Bull all said they
have requested Buelher to dis-
cuss her views in a public forum
and that she has declined.
"I've asked her to talk about
the issues on radio and she's
declined several times and I've
never seen her at a single council
meeting. She's never written any
letters to council that I'm aware
of," Bull said.
"We invited her to council six
months ago but no one from the
invisible group, I call them,
showed up," Cinque said.
"There's always people who are
going to be unhappy; that's just
life." :


DUI checkpoint
set for Saturday

The Monroe County
Shenff's Office is conducting
a sobriety checkpoint from 10
p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m.
Sunday in the area of U.S. 1
and 55th Street in Marathon,
generally in the area of the
Kmart shopping plaza.
Deputies will pull cars
over to the side of the road
and check drivers for impair-
ment and outstanding war-
rants. and check vehicles for
properly operating safety
equipment.



Keys beaches are test-
ed weekly for fecal col-
iform and enterococcus,
both fecal-based bacte-
ria. There currently are no
beach with health advi-
sories or warnings against
swimming.



Repeat broadcast: Key
West Bureau Chief Alyson
Crean with Florida Keys
Outreach Coalition
Director Rev. Stephen
Braddock and Dan
Wilkins, president of
Legacy Films, on the film
"Have You Seen Clem"
and Keys homelessness.
E-mail questions:
tvnews@keynoter.com
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Wednesday, December 26,2007 3


Spehar


gets


ESTES / From I

where Commissioner Sonny
McCoy is in his second term; and
District 5, where Commissioner
Sylvia Murphy is finishing out
the term vacated by the death of
Commissioner Murray Nelson.
McCoy and Murphy are
Republicans.
Murphy has garnered a chal-
lenger, Democrat Gary Bauman,
chairman of -the Key Largo
Wastewater Treatment District
board.
McCoy says it's too early to
make public his intentions for
the coming election, but the


challenge

rumor mill is abuzz with the idea
that Key West business owner
Heather Carruthers, a Democrat,
may seek his seat.
In addition to the three com-
mission seats, the seats of the
following are up countywide:
County Clerk Danny Kolhage,
Sheriff Rick Roth, Property
Appraiser Ervin Higgs, Tax
Collector DeeDee Henriquez,
Supervisor of Elections Harry
Sawyer, State Attorney Mark
Kohl, Public Defender
Rosemary Enright, School
Board members Andy Griffiths
and Duncan Mathewson and
schools Superintendent Randy
Acevedo.


Group meets Jan. 7


LOBSTER / From 1

Workgroup but welcome partici-
pation by everyone who cares
about the crustaceans.
"We want everybody
involved, from the commercial
divers to the recreational divers
and environmentalists," Graves
said. "Rather than wait for the
state to tell us what they want to
do, we want to go to them with
a plan on how it should be
done."
The workgroup has an orga-
nizational session scheduled for
1 p.m. Jan. 7 at Keys Fisheries
on 35th Street bayside. "This is
not a secret," Graves said. "If
500 people show up, that's
fine."
State fishery managers and a
state-appointed lobster advisory
committee worked for more
than two years on a suggested
overhaul of lobster regulations,
which have been created piece-
meal over the decades as prob-
lems and issues arose.'
When that draft overhaul
plan was presented to the
Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission at its
Dec. 6 meeting in Key Largo,
the lobster advisory members
and state biologists remained
split on a key point: continua-
tion of a trap-reduction pro-
gram.
The fishing industry wants to
freeze the program where it
stands, at 490,000 traps permit-
ted in Florida waters.
That's approximately half the
number of traps estimated to be
in use when the gear-reduction


program started 15 years ago.
State managers recommend
cutting another 90,000 traps
from the fishery through "pas-
sive" reductions that cancel
unused trap permits or require a
reduction when trap certificates
are sold from one fishermen to
another.
"They still want to cut us by
some 20 percent," Graves said.
"We want to talk about that and
come up with an agreement."
The FWC put off a final deci-
sion on the proposed trap reduc-
tion until its December 2008
meeting in the Keys.
Trap fishermen want to use
the time to talk about other
issues of concern in the fishery,
including the use of undersized
lobster as attractants in traps,
and the extent of bottom dam-
age caused by traps.
A group of recreational divers
from Broward County traveled
to the Dec. 6 meeting in Key
Largo to protest the proposed
rule revisions as favoring the
trap industry.
Commercial lobster divers
are pushing plans to legalize
some artificial habitats for use
by their segment of the industry.
"Then there's the guy in
Orlando who wants to order lob-
ster for dinner at a restaurant,"
Graves said. "That's the guy
who never gets represented at
any of these meetings."
"Everybody wants to see a
viable lobster fishery," Graves
said. "The state gave us a year.
If we start now, we may not be
able to solve everything, but we
can probably do about 99 per-
cent of it."


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Boater remains missing


Guard searches
area the size
of Delaware
The U.S. Coast Guard has
suspended the search for a
missing man who took to the
water off the Middle Keys after
his boat sank at around 2 a.m.
Friday.
Guard officials said they


Florida Keys Art Guild


received a call from a good
Samaritan who recovered
Alejandro Rodriguez, 37, in
the water near Coffins Patch
Light, 10 miles southeast of
Marathon.
He reportedly said he was
on his 31-foot Chris-Craft with
his friend, Marciano Vover, 62,
from Miami, when it sank at
approximately 2:30 a.m.
Friday.
The two took to the water
and were split up during the

Keys briefs


night.
The Coast Guard searched
an area of more than 2,000
square miles roughly the
same size of Delaware -
stretching from the Big Pine
Key area to offshore Miami.
Coast Guard units from
Station Marathon, Air Station
Miami, Air Station Clearwater
and Sector Key Wesi p.artici-
pated in the search. Theflorida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission and Monroe
County Sheriff's Office helped
with the search.


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free tree mulching
The city of Key West is offer-
ing free Christmas tree mulching
to anyone who wants to recycle
their tree after the holidays. The
re-use effort is part of the city's
initiative to be more environ-
mentally friendly.




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Anyone who waril to dis-
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drop it under the "Christmas
Tree Drop Off" sign, at the
McCoy Indigenous Park parking
lot at 1801 White St. In the com-
ing days, mulch will be avail-
able at the park parking lot.
For more information, call
809-3764.


Tour 5 private
Key West homes
during the festive
Holiday Season !
$25 tickets with maps to the
Featured Homes go on sale
one week prior to the tours
at Key West's Oldest.House &
Garden (322 Duval Street),
TIB Bank branches (on the
Scorner of Eaton & White-
head Streets and 3618 North
Roosevelt Blvd.), GLCC
(513 Truman Ave.), Fast
Buck Freddie's (500 Duval),
or at the featured homes
during tour hours.
Call 294-9501,
or go to www.OIRF.org
for information.

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Photo by SGT. DENNIS COLEMAN/SHERIFF'S OFFICE
CRASH LANDING: A single-vehicle accident at 9:45 a.m. Saturday resulted in severe
injuries to two people who were airlifted to Miami by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office
TraumaStar helicopter. Deputies say the car went off the road at Holiday Isle Resort at mile
marker 84, running through a bus stop at which passengers had been picked up just
minutes before. The car also reportedly narrowly missed hitting a gas station and several
propane tanks at a nearby restaurant. It came to rest atop of a parked van. The Florida
Highway Patrol is investigating. Troopers couldn't be reached at press time.


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Egos shouldn't drive

costly pet projects

It's the little things that we sometimes ignore at our public
peril.
In Saturday's Keynoter, two headlines laid out rather contrary
views:
"Services suffer budget cuts."
"Survey says Key Westers satisfied."
The disconnect evidenced in those two Key West news
reports underscores serious issues facing everyone in the Keys.
How do we pay for quality of life without taxing people to
the point where they have to leave?
After years of enjoying escalating real estate values and fat
public purses, local governments now find it necessary to cut
spending. But where they choose to cut says a lot about us and
about the elected officials we've voted to represent us.
Take those dueling headlines from Key West.
Shutting down the city skate park two days a week will save
the city an estimated $10,000 a year. The Dr. Martin Luther
King Community Center Pool is now closed Sundays, and rest-
rooms at Key West parks and beaches close at 5 p.m., all to
help save money.
At the same time, city fathers pledged $1.25 million (to get a
matching federal grant) to help sink another ship as an artificial
reef to help the Key West dive industry.
Would any resident knowingly make that sort of tradeoff?
The Key West survey just completed by a Minnesota profes-
sor found the highest concerns were commercialization, loss of
culture and changes reshaping the island to look more like
"anywhere USA."
There is a similar debate under way in Marathon, where the
city's future was once pegged to a headlong leap into high-end
resort redevelopment. With speculators gone, business leaders
are struggling to find economic footing in this quicksand.
Monroe County faces an even bigger quagmire, relying for
too many years on fat budgets fueled by the real estate frenzy.
To reduce expenses, the county is cutting staff and hours at
county libraries, raising bus transit fares, and reducing funds
once allocated to health and human-service needs of our poor-
est citizens.
This, at the same time county commissioners are spending $2
million to sink a dive ship and $282,000 in going-away money
for the former county administrator.
Is that what the average Keys resident would choose fat
salaries and ego projects at the expense of those at the bottom
of the economic ladder?
We think not.
A good New Year's resolution for all our elected officials
ought to be: Start cutting at the top, beginning with big-ego,
big-ticket items we can't afford and don't need.

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PACE girls brighter a local family's holiday, and year


EDITOR:
The true spirit of Christmas rang through at
the PACE Center for Girls this holiday season.
Just as the girls were getting ready to leave
on their final day before break, they decided
to recycle their Christmas tree in a very
unique fashion. As the girls began to remove
the ornaments from the tree that had been the
center of attention during the previous weeks,
one of the girls had a brilliant idea. Instead of
placing the tree on the curb, why not give it to
a family that could riot afford one?
All the girls agreed and set out to make
their idea into reality. Two of the girls contact-
ed Wesley House Family Services to find a
family and within five minutes, one had been
located. The girls scoured the center, gather-
ing ornaments, lights and other decorations for
the tree and gifts for the family including
poinsettias, wreaths and stuffed animals.
Together, the girls and staff packed up the tree
and all the decorations into one of the PACE
Center's vans and off they went.
The normally jovial girls were very quiet
on the ride to the home of the family, not real-
ly knowing what to expect when they arrived.


As they arrived, they quietly gathered the tree,
the decorations and gifts to present to the fam-
ily. The mother and her four children were .
overwhelmed with gratitude at the generosity
of the girls. Hugs, tears and laughter flowed
as the girls from the PACE Center set up the
tree and handed out gifts to all the children.
Smiles adorned all the girls' faces on the
ride back to the center as the girls talked
about how good it felt to be able to help this
family.
After all the girls left the center for' their
winter break, I received a call from one of the
girls who had helped deliver the tree. "We all
were talking about the Christmas tree family
after we left the center today and thought we
would adopt them for the coming year. And do
things for them all through the year. Do you
think we could do that?"
Yes, Christmas, the season of giving rang
true this year and is alive and well at the
PACE Center for Girls in Key West.
Diana Reagan
Executive director
PACE Center for Girls
Monroe County


Hey, go easy, this is a good place


EDITOR:
To the writer of the letter titled "U.S. is
falling apart in every way," I disagree. I am-
still proud to be an American. My only frus-
tration and anger comes from reading and
hearing nonsense like what the writer put
forth in his letter.
Our government is committed to finding a
solution to the illegal immigrant problem. A
solution is, for the first time, on the horizon. I
hope the end solution is good for everyone -
the country, its citizens and for the illegal
aliens and their families.
Have you ever spoken with an illegal
alien? You may find that most of them are
honest, hard-working people who would actu-
ally lend a hand to help you if they found you
in need.
We are creating a nation of wonderful,
strong citizens. I challenge you to talk to
these young men and women on an adult level
and with respect, and you will be blown away
by how bright and articulate they really are.
The writer does not give enough credit to out
youth. He may not like their tattoos or pierc-
ings, but remember back to-when you were
that age and you may find you weren't so dif-
ferent. We had our own ways of being rebel-
lious.
I believe we are turning out legions'of
healthy, normal kids who are learning at a
level we cannot imagine. The Keys boast
some of the finest public education in the
state, hands down.
The writer may sit in front of his TV and
watch no-talent idiots, but not all of us do.
That is a choice.
As far as the pay and the cost of a place to
live, well, it is hard to make it here financial-
ly. The fact is, though, that we are willing to


work hard to stay here because of all the fine
people in this community. People are plain
nice here, and so eager to help their neighbors
in need. Where else can you find that?
Not everyone is in debt up to their blind-
folds, nor does everyone want more. Some'of
us are quite content with the blessings of our
families, friends and wonderful place'to live.
Go out and look around at the beauty that
surrounds you. Take the time to talk to
strangers, even the illegal ones. You might get
a whole new outlook on life in the Florida
Keys.
As for the writer's "times are changing,
people," comment, well you know the saying,
"the more things change, the more they stay
the same," and I, for one, am glad of it.
T.J. Patterson
Marathon



Letters of local interest are welcome, but
subject to editing and condensing. There is
a 400-word limit.
Letters thanking an individual are wel-
come. However, space does not permit
publication of thank-you letters consisting
of lists.
Letters must be signed. Anonymous letters
will not be published.
Include a daytime phone number
(which will not be published) whqre you
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about your correspondence.
Send your letters to:
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FWC's manatee decision was sound


EDITOR:
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission did the right
thing at its recent meeting in Key Largo
when it unanimously voted to defer
action on whether to downlist the
beloved Florida manatee from endan-
gered to threatened while voting to go
ahead with a manatee management plan.
Much consternation from stakehold-
ers as to the wisdom and consistency of
the present criteria have put in doubt the
validity of the listing process, which was
changed several years ago to try to make
the state process more like an interna-
tional process. The result has been con-
fusion and contention between the
agency and those who have been its
most ardent supporters.
The manatee put this listing process
in the spotlight like no other species.
Along with the panther, the manatee is a
much-loved icon of what is left of wild


Florida. The docile sea cow, most
scarred by encounters with boat pro-
pellers, is a living symbol of what we
still retain as to natural resources.
Both the seasoned and new FWC
commissioners made a good first show-
ing in voting to keep the manatee on the
endangered list and we much appreciate
their thoughtfulness, as well as the lead-
ership shown by Gov. Charlie Crist.
The Florida Wildlife Federation
includes many conservation-minded
hunters and anglers who enjoy boating
and using our water resources, but who
also want to ensure that the manatee is
here for future generations to enjoy. As
we move forward on revisiting the list-
ing issue, it is hoped all sides can work
together and come to mutual agreement.
Manley Fuller III, president
Florida Wildlife Federation
Tallahassee


Enforce the handicapped-accessible rules


EDITOR:
On a recent morning, I asked a staff
member of the City of Marathon Marina
if there was a sticker for the disabled for
dinghy-dock mooring. I was told that
according to a city consultant, dinghy
mooring is like a handicapped-accessible
bathroom; it is designated but anyone
can use it.
I was told there would be no stickers
because it was unenforceable, according
to the consultant. It appears either the
consultant or city needs to do their
homework, as in more research. You will
be surprised the information you can get
either through www.ada.gov or a
Google search.
It is enforceable, as in that all other
spaces must be filled before a handi-
capped space can b used by the non-
handicapped.
The marina staff enforces where a
boat will be at the dock, and on which
mooring ball. It can surely fill up the
other dinghy spaces before allowing a
non-handicapped person to use the hand-
icapped area.
The marina says dinghy size is
restricted to 14 feet or under and to keep
your dinghy painter [safety line]
between 4 feet and 6 feet, and please do
not leave your dinghy stored at the dock
while you are out of town. None of that
is enforceable, right?
Or how about the signs on the dock
wall stating, "No embarking or disem-
barking from dinghy allowed." Are they
also not enforceable? Or how about the
sign stating, "All guests and visitors
must check in at the marina office." And
I guess in the dinghy lease agreement
where it says "all dinghies must register
with the marina and receive a tag for
dockage authorization," that isn't
enforceable either, right? Wrong, it is


enforceable because it is written in the
dinghy agreement.
The city can enforce the proper usage
of the handicapped area if it wants to.
But instead it appears either the City
Council or the marina management do
not care enough about the disabled or
handicapped to do so.
.Many cities have elected to create
stickers resembling a handicapped park-.
ing sticker for the handicapped owners
of dinghies. Why can't Marathon's city
marina do the same?
Mary Lowry
Marathon

Boats delight
EDITOR:
The Boot Key Harbor Lighted Boat
Parade was the best yet. Usually just a
few of the boats come down our canal
past the resort and theff turn around and
treat us a second time. This year, they all
came by and they were much appreciated.
Linda Robare
Marathon

Where's FEMA?
EDITOR:
I just had a chance to preview the
HGTV 2008 super-home being built in
Islamorada and I have a question: How
did they get this illegal structure
approved and inspected?
The Federal Emergency Management
Agency will not allow any living space
on the ground below the flood plain, yet
they have a completely furnished bed-
room in the ground-floor enclosure. I
can't even have my tools there. How did
they get away with it?
J.C. Johnson
Islamorada


Nothing ever surprises

when it comes to the Keys


Many of us close out 2007 say-
ing sayonara to a year that
seemed to have more downs than
ups.
We've had budget disasters at
all levels of government, political
shenanigans like we haven't seen
in a long time and an unusual
spike in violent crime, among
other things.
It's time to put it all behind us
and look ahead to 2008,
Which surely will be
better, right? Right?
Then again, don't be
surprised if:
Islamorada, still
not able to figure out.
whether to treat its own


sewage or to send it
north to Key Largo's
treatment plant, decides
to "just put it oyer
there."
Marathon, also still Larry
not able to figure out Keynot
exactly what it wants to
do with its sewage,
decides to "just put it over there,
in Islamorada."
+ Key West Mayor Morgan
McPherson and County
Commissioner Mario Di Gennaro
succeed in getting Tourist
Development Council Director
Harold Wheeler, who has ascend-
ed to deity-like status the past two
months, fired. Consolidating their
power, they decide to lead the
TDC themselves, sort of like Di
Gennaro is to Bush as McPherson
is to Cheney (speaking of whom,
where's he been lately? No place
is that undisclosed).,
Florida Keys Community
College President Jill Landesberg-
Boyle continues her aggressive
efforts to partner with other insti-
tutions to increase enrollment.
She'll start slowly with Miami-
Dade College and just keep
steamrolling, heading to Florida
State, the World Trade
Organization and the Federation
of Planets.
The state Department of
Transportation, told to tear down
the Bridge to Nowhere heading to
Boot Key, accidentally dismantles
that multigazillion-dollar span on


e


the 18-Mile Stretch.
But seeing as how government
is so economical and smart, it'll
take the largest intact section and
send it south to become the new
Old Seven Mile then brag it
just saved the taxpayers $34 mil-
lion to fix that span heading to
Pigeon Key.
An entire month goes by
when County Commissioner
Sonny McCoy isn't
accused of violating the
Sunshine Law.
Speaking of come-
dy, the County
Commission finally
decides to listen to its
constituents and puts its
S meetings on pay-per-
view. The ensuing rush
to sign up nearly solves
the county budget cri-
sis.
Kahn But then it's straight
r di back to Deficitville
when it's discovered
former County
Administrator Tom Willi owns the
rights to the meetings and has to
be paid a sum equaling his old
salary each time one is broadcast.
The County Commission (the
commissioners do make this kind
of thing so easy) decides to do the
right thing, gets some backbone
and takes back the $2 million
pledge it made to help scuttle the
USS Vandenberg as an artificial
reef. Then it keeps those divers
happy by just scuttling the
Hickory House restaurant it
bought and apparently still
owns on Stock Island instead.
The U.S Fish & Wildlife
Service proclaims it caught anoth-
er cat on Big Pine Key, making
that something like five or six for
the tens of thousands of dollars it
spent trying, and declares victory
in the name of the Lower Keys
marsh rabbit.
And then relocates that bionic
rabbit-eating cat to Grassy Key to
take care of the gigantic Gambian
pouch-rat problem, after all.
Then again, if we could just find
a way to get the gigantic Gambian
pouch rats to take care of the
county commissioners.,.


Keynoter


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Keys News


County OKs building-rights transfer law


DCA still
must approve
the local plan
By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com


With less than a month to go
on a moratorium that freezes
redevelopment of mobile-home
parks in the Keys, the Monroe
County Commission approved
an ordinance it hopes will con-
vince park owners to retain


affordable housing.
"This is a step toward sav-
ing affordable housing," devel-
opment consultant Owen
Trepaniers said.
The ordinance, which would
allow transferable development
rights, is the culmination of a
year's worth of work aimed at
preserving mobile-home parks.
"Trailer-park sites are the
last great repository of housing
we have," developer Ed Swift
said.


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the county, especially when
owners of waterfront parcels
began buying up the parks with
intentions of transferring build-
ing rights from the parks to
create high-end waterfront con-
dos.
This ordinance, passed Dec.
19, is aimed at providing some
voluntary incentives to stop
those efforts.
The commission voted
unanimously to approve the
ordinance after adding some


specifics that worried some
commissioners and county
planners.
Commissioner Dixie Spehar
suggested the ordinance be
amended so that any transfers
must occur within the same
region, or "sub-area," of the
Keys.
That caveat grew directly
out of a proposal from more
than a year ago, when a
landowner wanted to transfer
building rights from a Big Pine
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Largo residents were con-
cerned the additional density
would not square with the char-
acter of their community.
The proposed ordinance,
which must still pass the state
Department of Community
Affairs, would put strict
restrictions on potential trans-
fers.
Most transfers would be on
a one-for-one basis, unless a
landowner wants to transfer
building rights to the water-
front or to multifamily project.
As a disincentive, the ordi-
nance would require landown-
ers to transfer two building
rights for every one they would
be able to develop on the
waterfront or for multifamily
dwellings.
-For example, a 100-unit
mobile-home park would be
able to transfer only 50 market-
rate building rights to a water-
front parcel.
The ordinance also makes
provisions for the park owners
to either sell or donate the
parks to the county so they can
be retained as affordable hous-
ing. That means, after a builder
transfers the right off site, the
county would be able to lease
the park to a local land trust or
other entity that could maintain
affordable housing.
The proposed ordinance
also requires the site receiving
the building right be no more
environmentally sensitive than
the mobile-home park where
the right originates.
A six-month moratorium
enacted in mid-July on redevel-
opment of mobile-home parks
is set to expire in January.


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Teen Court fee OK'd


Money goes
to diversionary
kids' program
By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com

Monroe County teens will
continue to benefit from a pro-
gram designed to set them on
the straight and narrow follow-
ing a unanimous vote last week
by the County Commission.
During its regular monthly
meeting in Marathon Dec. 19,
the commission approved two
measures that will provide -a
steady funding source for both
Teen Court and a more-inten-
sive delinquency program for
youths who have committed a
felony.
The commission's approval
redistributes an existing court
fee of $17 toward Intensive
Delinquency Diversion Services.
Previously, that money had
been earmarked for Teen Court.
The second ordinance
approved by the commission
creates a new $3 fee on most
local court actions to be used
exclusively for Teen Court.
Teen Court is conducted by
teens and offered to youths fac-
ing a' first-time misdemeanor
charge. The kids plead guilty
and face a jury of their peers,
which imposes penalties rang-


ing from Teen Court jury duty
to community service. Local
attorneys sit voluntarily.as Teen
Court judges.
Sheriff Rick Roth has pushed
hard to retain the program
through years of financial
strain.
Then-State Attorney Kirk
Zuelch conceived the program
in the 1990s. In 2000, the coun-
ty passed an ordinance impos-
ing a $3 fee on court costs and
took the program over.
However, in 2003 the
Legislature took away the coun-
ty's ability to impose the fee.
To save the program, the
County Commission approved
another law in 2004 that
allowed a $65 assessment on
some court cases, 25 percent of
which went to Teen Court.
Last week's move shifts that
$17 fee away from Teen Court,
but Sheriff's Office Inspector
Janine Gedmin says it's a good
move because the $3 fee for
Teen Court is imposed on just
about every infraction.-She says
it will likely raise more money
for the program.
"Hopefully now we will not
have to rely on ad valorem taxes
for these programs because the
revenue will be fee based. We
should be able to pay for it com-
pletely from the fees," Roth
said.


The past couple years, the
Sheriff's Office has had to use
approximately $50,000 in prop-
erty tax revenue to keep Teen
Court afloat.
Roth said it's vital because it
gives kids a hard look at the
consequences of their actions
while avoiding a criminal
record. He said that for a lot of
teens, the experience is enough
to keep them out of trouble.


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The conversion of several
two-way streets in Bahama
Village in Key West to one-way
streets officially takes effect Jan.
2 at noon.
At that time, street signs that
are already installed will be
uncovered and the new traffic
pattern will start to be enforced.
Residents and visitors are asked
to be particularly alert when
driving in Bahama Village after
the new traffic pattern to get
used to it.
The following is a list of the
directional changes being enact-
ed:
Catherine Street will
become one-way from
Simonton Street to Thomas
Street.
+ Thomas Street will
become one-way from
Catherine Street to Amelia
Street.
Amelia Street will become
one-way from Emma Street to
Duval Street.
Virginia Street will
become one-way from
Whitehead Street to Emma
Street.
+ Julia Street will become
one-way from Emma Street to
Duval Street.
+ Truman Avenue will
become one-way from
Whitehead Street to Fort Street.
Fort Street will become
one-way from Truman Avenue
to Olivia Street.
SAngela Street will become
one-way from Emma Street to
Whitehead Street.


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PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD WINNER

Woman of the Yea


ir!


First State Bank of the Florida Keys takes pride in
congratulating Regional President Bette Brown for
being Voted "Woman of the Year" for the 3rd time!
Bette's dedication to the Keys is exemplified by her
active participation in countless community service
organizations including: the Monroe County
Workforce Housing Task Force, Key Largo Chamber,
Rotary and Mariner's.Hospital Foundation Board.
Join us in congratulating Bette and her team of banking
professionals whose outstanding customer service and
community leadership led First State Bank to be voted
"Best Business" in the Upper Keys.


Bette Brown

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Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHY
ETERNAL MEMORIAL: Marathon City Manager Mike Puto,
Capt. Bob Peryam of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and
Maj. Steve Welch of the Salvation Army collect donations
Monday in honor of Deputy Robin Tanner, killed in a traffic
accident Dec. 13 while responding to a medical
emergency. Salvation Army kettle coordinator Sheron
Grossmann says collections will be made in Tanner's honor
every Christmas Eve and donated to needy area families.
'That way she won't be forgotten,' Grossmann says..



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Chicago Tribune crossword puzzle
"Street Gang" By Robert Doll Edited by Wayne Williams Solution in the Dec. 29L 'Attitudes.


ACROSS
1 Decide on and pick out
7 Secret agents, slangily
13 Blunder
20 Protective headgear
21 Iran, once
22 Former
23 Haberdasher's road?
25 ETO part
26 Author of "The Republic"
27 Addams Family relative
28 Thespian's road?
30 Dr. Timothy Leary's drug
32 Historic time period
35 Entertainer Coward
36 Brings to a conclusion
37 Philanthropist's road?
43 God of war
45 "To Althea, from
Prison" poet
46 Complaints
48 Irrigate
53 "_ and Ivory"
54 Showery mo.
56 Green Party's road?
59 Refuses to
60 Condescends
63 Bold and self-assured
64 Municipal pickup points
66 Information
communicated
67 Satisfied to excess
70 Cream-filled pastries
73 Daughter of Saturn
74 Lays eyes on
76 Pathfinder vehicle
78 Goes too far


81 Catch in a sting
operation
82 Bind with cord
86 Sport enthusiast's road?
88 Women's campus org.
89 .Like some air fresheners
90 Provide with income
91 Barter
94 Confronted with boldness
96 18-wheeler
99 Angler's road?
101 Breezed through
105 Hourglass contents
107 Abandon the truth
108 Long-standing
109 Auditor's road?
112 Calendar abbr.
114 Suffers defeat
119 Large South
American anteater
with white stripes
120 Sadist's road?
124 Grooved like muscle
125 Future oaks
126 As a precaution
127 Churned as if boiling
128 Most recently created
129 Playing marbles

DOWN
1 Gent
2 Devil's domain
3 Earthenware crock
4 Fail to mention
5 Utah's state flower
6 Airport info
7 Catch sight of


8 More jaunty
9 Poetic peeper
10 Sugar suffix
11 Brick oven
12 Beelzebub
13 May honoree
14 Take a breath
15 Espied
16 Old hat
17 Tennessee footballer
18 Improve
19 French fathers
24 Fresh Step competitor
29 L'chaim and prosit
31 RR depot
33 Chest bone
34 Caesar's hail
37 Ball of yarn
38 King of the road
39 Stratford's river
40 Use for a fee
41 Oust
42 Post-dusk
44 One who veers
47 Air-safety agcy.
49 Up and about
50 Two times
51 Roof overhang
52 Bread choices
55 Campus mil. org.
57 1996 Olympics host
58 Porter
60 Abrupt
61 D.C. old-timers
62 Elbow room
64 Air-current device
65 Swiss city on the Rhone


67 Craps number
68 Leading
69 Body trunk
71 Furrows
72 Timing-signal light
74 Gandhi's rival
75 Tree fluid
77 Some airplane luggage
79 Copper crust
80 Ukr. or Lith., once
82 Speech impediment
83 Against
84 Look for
85 Jekyll's other half
87 Viewed
89 Propelling a canoe
92 Delhi dip
93 Actor Wallach
95 Marine shocker
97 Contents of a will
98 Damaged
100 Clunky cars
101 Pile up
102 Italian noble
103 nous (confidentially)
104 Red figure
106 Backless sofa
110 Sure!
111 Parasites on people
113 Force out
115 Killer whale
116 Ella's singing style
117 If all fails...
118 Bishoprics
121 Borden's Elsie
122 Choler
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KEYNOTER Bus11ness


Iis briefs


Monroe Realtors
honored for work

Realtor Diane Corliss
Smith Coldw ell Banker
Schmitt Real Estate ha,
completed the Graduate
Realtor Institute present-
ed by Cheryl Moses, edu-
cation chairwoman of the
Marathon and Low er
Keys Association of
Realtors. The designation
comes following continu-
ing education in the field.
Also at the Realtors'
association, several mem-
bers received year-end
awards for participation
in local, state, and nation-
al Realtor organizations:
for continuing their edu-
cation; and for participat-
ing in charities. They are
Moses, Bill Wilkinson.
Trish Hintze. Patti
Nickless. David Grego, Jo
Ann Cook-Kuipers and
Laura Hutt.

Visit Florida
focuses on AAA

In partnership with
AAA South. Visit Florida.
the state's public-pri ate
tourism organization, is in
final preparations for its
2008 Worth the Dri\e
publication.
AAA's members ha\e
moved away from week-
long \acaiions and are
taking more frequent. Net
shorter, vacations, accord-
ing to the Greater
Marathon Chamber of
Commerce newsletter.
Man\ are driving vaca-
lions in Florida. The con-
tent in Worth the Drive
suggests itineraries for
three- and four-day driv-
ing trips in the Sunshine
State.
Worth the Drive. circu-
lation 500.000, w ill be
distributed in March. It
will also be available
through e-mail to AAA
members.


Keys joblessness low


November sees
3% of workforce
as unemployed

Florida's seasonally adjusted
unemployment rate was 4.3 per-
cent in November, an increase
of 0.1 percent from the previous
month, according to the state's
Agency for Workforce
Innovation.
Monroe County sat at 3 per-
cent of its workforce unem-
ployed not seasonally adjusted,
giving the Keys the third-lowest


joblessness rate among the
state's 67 counties. Sitting at
2.8 percent is Liberty County
and at 2.6 percent Walton
County.
Hendry County had the high-
est non-seasonal rate at 7.5 per-
cent.
The national unemployment
rate was 4.7 percent in
November.
The November unemploy-
ment rate in Florida represents
396,000 jobless out of a labor
force of 9,294,000.


Florida's nonagricultural
employment growth rate was
1.1 percent in November, repre-
senting 90,200 new jobs over
the year, according to the
agency. This equaled the
national job growth rate for
November.
Nonagricultural employment
in November increased to a
total of 8,149,400 jobs from the
October total of 8,144,400.
Based on the latest nationwide
data, Florida ranked third in job
growth rate among the 10 most
populous states, behind Texas
and Georgia.


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BUILD A BETTER
CHRISTMAS:
Dave Tuttlef, lifetime
.. director of the
Florida Keys
Contractors
Association, and
director John
Cherrybon present
a $500 check to
Monroe County
Sheriff's Office
Capt. Bob Peryam
for the agency's
Toyz for Keyz Kidz
effort, which
distributes
Christmas toys for
children in need.


Be aware of tax changes this year


Some breaks
are expiring
as 2008 starts
McClatchy Tribune


Think of the nation's tax sys-
tem as a financial smorgasbord.
Tax year 2007 is no exception.
Some items will stay on the
menu, and others will go away.
Although some tax breaks are
making their final appearance this
year, there are certain year-end
tips that can be part of a general
tax-planning strategy.
For example, homeowners
who make itemized deductions on
their tax returns might want to;


make a January mortgage pay-
ment by the end of 2007. That
would allow them to deduct the
interest paid that month on their
2007 tax return,
Another strategy is to make the
maximum contribution amount
allowed during the year to a tradi-
tional 401(k) or other retirement
account that is funded with pre-
tax dollars. Contributions to IRA
accounts can be made until the
April 15 federal income tax filing
deadline.
Taxpayers also can clean out
their closets and garages to find
items that might qualify for a tax
deduction.
One of the tax breaks that w ill


go away after tax year 2007 is
geared to people with hefty tradi-
tional IRA accounts. First rolled
out in 2006, it lets taxpayers who
are 70.5 years and older exclude
as much as $100,000 of taxable
income by transferring the funds
directly to a charity. Distributions
from IRA accounts are required to
be taken once the account holder
reaches age 70.5.
Another tax break making a
final appearance in 2007 is a life-
time credit worth as much as $500
for making energy improvements
in the home. The credit was first
available in 2006.
"So if you have not used it in
2006, you can use it (all) in 2007,"
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Lower Keys

Animal Clinic
Key West
The siaff at the Lower
Keys Animal Clinic hopes to
call you and your pet friends.
"We're going to treat \ou
how wv.e would \want to be
treated and your pets how
we would \ant our pet to be
treated." office manager
Mary Anne Grady say s.
The clinic is the only of
its kind in Ke. West. she
says. and that getting to
know the \etertnanans and
staff can benefit pet owners
in a pinch.
"'f you are established
\with our vet clinic and have
an emergency. we w ill
answer the phone call day or
night and you \ill be seen
here," she sa.s.
The 25-year-old chnic
recently moved to a store-
front on Kennedy Drive after
Hurricane Wilma knocked
our the old clinic. Grady says
he\ 're open to new parents
and offer free consultations to
tirst-time four-legged visitors.
The clinic can do blood
work-, dentistry' and X-rays.
It accepts walk-ins, though
Grady says customers' expe-
rience will be better if they
make an appointment.
Call the Lower Keys
Animal Clinic at 294-6335.
or visit it next to the Chinese
restaurant in the Luani Plaza
at 1456 Kennedy Drive.
Key West.






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Tax credit for hybrid cars can save you a bundle of cash


TAXES / From 14

said Donna LeValley-Cocovinis, a
contributing editor of "J.K.
Lasser's Your Income Tax 2008,"
an 816-page guide for preparing
2007 tax returns.
"It's a tax credit you can use to
put improvements in your home
that don't require you to have a
handyman," she said.
Taxpayers with a yearly adjust-
ed gross income of $100,000 or
less can deduct their mortgage
insurance premiums from their
2007 federal income tax returns
for homes purchased or refi-
nanced this year. Taxpayers with
yearly incomes of $100,000 to
$109,000 are eligible for a
reduced tax break.


Keys briefs


Winners announced
in chamber contest

The Key Largo Chamber of
Commerce's Light Up Key
Largo holiday lighting contest
has produced several winners.
In the "Hollywood
Production" category, Key
Largo Volunteer Fire Rescue
placed first and Dolphins Plus
second. In the lights category,
TIB Bank of the Keys was first,
the Florida Keys Electric
Cooperative second and KLI
third. Honorable mentions were
given to Encore/Fish House,
Quiescence and the Classy
Canine.

Carrigan joins
the board of TIB

Michael Carrigan, chief
executive officer and president
of TIB Bank of the Keys, has
been appointed to the TIB board
of directors.
Carrigan, 56, has served as
CEO and president since May.
He previously served as execu-
tive vice president since joining
the company in February 2004.
There are now eight mem-
bers of the TIB board. Along
with Carrigan, they are
Chairman Thomas Longe and
directors Richard Bricker Jr.,
Paul Jones Jr., Edward Lett,
John Parks Jr., Marvin Schindler
and Otis Wallace.


The mortgage insurance deduc-
tion does not apply to loans taken
out in 2006 or earlier. Legislation
is pending to extend the mortgage
insurance tax break until 2014.
-If you bought a hybrid car in
2007, you may be eligible for a
tax credit, according to LeValley-
Cocovinis.
The credit amount varies by
the hybrid model and how much
of a credit each manufacturer has
remaining, she said. The hybrid
credit which can be worth as
much as $3,400 for a qualified
vehicle expires on Dec. 31,
2010.
The credit amount for buying


qualified hybrids starts to phase
out following the quarter in which
the manufacturer sells 60,000
hybrids.
"You have to be the owner to
get the credit. You can't lease,"
said LeValley-Cocovinis. "If you
lease, the leasing company gets
it."
A tax credit that benefits low-
income taxpayers who fund retire-
ment plans is now permanent.
The credit applies to individu-
als whose yearly adjusted gross
income is up to $26,000 (up to
$39,000 for heads of households)
and married couples filing jointly
with incomes up to $52,000.


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Those who qualify can receive a
tax credit worth as much as
$1,000 (as much as $2,000 if fil-
ing jointly) for making eligible
contributions to an IRA, 401(k) or
other qualified retirement
accounts.
Key tax considerations to
review before year-end are the fol-
lowing:
+ Mortgage payments: If you
make your January 2008 mort-
gage payment by Dec. 31, you
may be able to claim the interest
portion as part of your itemized
deductions for 2007.
College tuition: Prepay
January 2008 tuition for your col-


lege students in December 2007.
This will increase the amount of
tuition you may claim for either
Hope or Lifetime Learning cred-
its. The phaseout income limits
have been, increased for both of
these credits for 2007.
Make energy-saving home
improvements: Before Jan. 1, con-
sider undertaking home repair
projects that improve energy effi-
ciency, such as installing a new
furnace or energy-efficient win-
dows or doors. The Energy Tax
Act provides a credit of as much
as $500 for qualified energy-effi-
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KEYNOTER


Keys Living


Kei briefs


Spay, neuter clinic
set for Key Largo

The Key Largo Animal
Shelter has its ne\t free spay
and neuter clinic set for Jan.
9. To make an appointment,
call Marsha at 451-0088.

Telephone group
to meet Jan. 2

The Telephone Pioneers of
America's Coral Keys Life
Member Club holds its next
monthly luncheon meeting
Jan. 2 at the Marathon Yacht
Club. The meeting starts at
11 a.m. and a buffet lunch
will follow.

Keys wiener dogs
ready to strut

The third annual Key West
Dachshlund Walk gets
strolling down Duval Street
at noon New Year's Eve.
Dogs and their owners
should gather at Fleming and
Whitehead streets, then pro-
ceed over to Dtival for the
short walk. Last year, more
than 120 twener dogs partici-
pated.
It's free and a lot of fun.
and costumes aren't even
necessary. although many
dachshunds do dress for the
occasion. For more informa-
ton. call Ruth Reiter at 293-
8019.

ABATE planning
chili cook-off

The southernmost chapter
of ABATE (American Bikers
Aimed Toward Education)
has its next monthly gather-
ing at 11 a.m. Jan. 6 at the
Geiger Key Bar and Marina.
Also planned is its annual
chili cook-off Jan. 27 at
Coconuts on Big Pine Key.
It's open to all cooks. Also
invited is anyone who wants
to go and eat all they can for
$5. Judging is from noon to 4.
For more information, call
Dixie Lee Henckel at 797-
0474.


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A white pelican takes off from the shallows of Snake Bight in Florida Bay in Everglades National Park.


Everglades National Park turns 60


Despite problems,
it's still an inspiring
place to visit
McClatchy Tribune

Sunrise. Late autumn. A fast-
falling Florida Bay tide drains
the mud banks of this big shal-
low basin near Flamingo, the
end of the road in Everglades
National Park.
Rare roseate spoonbills,
plumage pink as conch shells,
forage the flats with beaks wav-
ing like windshield wipers.
Packs of white pelicans, visitors
from the north, herd fish instead
of dive-bombing them as do
native cousins, gulping catch
down gullets that open like dip
nets. Silver tarpon break the sur-
face, slurping the same schools
of bait.
Everglades National Park
marked its 60th anniversary ear-
lier this month.
At the right times and the
right places, it still offers post-
card-perfect scenes. But the daz-
zling wildlife and unspoiled iso-
lation mask a bigger, not-so-
pretty picture.


National park designation in
1947 forever preserved a stag-
gering expanse of Florida at the
border of its biggest boomtown.
At some 1.5 million acres across
three counties, it's the largest
wilderness area east of the
Rockies. As any Florida school
kid knows, however, that did not
save the Everglades.
A once-vast system shaped
and linked by a broad slow-
flowing sheet of fresh water has
been diked and diverted, shrunk
by half by encroaching cities and
farms.
From polluted Lake
Okeechobee to parched Shark
River Slough to algae-plagued
Florida Bay, much of the Glades
suffers alternating cases of too
much water, too little water or
water tainted by mercury and the
various contaminants flowing
off sugar fields, suburban lawns
and strip-mall asphalt.
Yet after a century of scars
and periodic pronouncements of
its imminent demise, somehow
the Everglades endure.
Despite a restoration effort
hobbled by interagency disputes,
spiraling costs and dwindling


federal dollars, so does the goal
of reviving what is left at
least with park managers and
scientists.
"It is not optional for us," said
Superintendent Dan Kimball.
"We have to figure out a way to
restore this place."
Birds still crowd winter feed-
ing spots, but based on biolo-
gists' estimates of a 90-plus per-
cent decline, flocks once cloud-
ed the sky. And the park strug-
gles to control too many thriving
things that are not supposed to
be there, from gator-swallowing
Burmese python to tree-killing
exotic ferns.
Still, the park holds the best
of the remaining Everglades. All
the varied habitats from saw-
grass marshes to the last large
stands of pine rockland woods
- remain defiantly alive,
although not necessarily in the
same places, sizes or condition.
Large portions look much the
same as they did in 1947, when
visionary Miami conservationist
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
wrote "The Everglades: River of
Grass." But some of its most iso-
lated reaches have been radically
transformed.
Park scientists do see one


good thing in the transformation
- the ability of the Glades to
adapt to abuse, which holds
promise that it can restore itself
while an $8 billion restoration
effort is under way by humans,
Little in the history of
humans and the Everglades has
happened quickly, with the pos-
sible exception of hunters deci-
mating the once-rich bird rook-
eries to supply plumes for the
turn-of-the-century hat trade.
That carnage helped inspire
the Florida Federation of
Women's Clubs to campaign for
the creation of Royal Palm State
Park in 1916. On Dec. 6, 1947,
President Truman, who loved the
tropical climate of Key West,
came to Everglades City to
christen a new, dramatically
expanded Everglades National
Park.
To Kimball, it's far too early
to write off a restoration always
expected to take decades. After
all, far more time has been
devoted to abusing the
Everglades than to figuring out
how to fix it.
"It took over 25 years to
become a park," said Kimball. "I
think it's going to take a long
time to restore it."






Keys Living


Wednesday, December 26, 2007 17
Wednesday, December 26,2007 17


STOCKINGS FOR
TROOPS: As part of
a Monroe Youth
Challenge Program
to build leadership
skills in youth, Rob
and Penny Cassidy
directed the San
Pedro Catholic
Church youth
group's effort to
raise $1,500 for
Stockings for
Troops. That's
enough for 150 U.S.
soldiers serving
overseas to each
,4 get a stuffed
'ih, Christmas stocking.

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Kids to tackle
local 'mysteries'

Crane Point Hammock in
Marathon is giving children
ages 6 to 11 the chance to
become detectives and help
solve mysteries and who-
dunits.
The Crane Point Mini-
Mystery Day Camp runs from
Jan. 2 to 4 from 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. each day. Activities
include solving The Case of


the Mysterious Missing
Money using paint chips,
shoeprints and soil samples to
help identify the culprit.
Children will also help
"catch" who is polluting the
water and how to help the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration
find out if product labels are
accurate. Each day will
include hands-on activities
and take-home projects.
Space is limited to 20 kids.
Cost is $75 per student and
includes lunch. There's a 10


percent discount for Crane
Point members.
To register your child, con-
tact Elizabeth Moore, educa-
tion director, at 743-3900 or
by e-mail at seascience@bell
south.com.


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Following are the winners of
the Key Largo, Key Colony
Beach and Key West annual light-
ed boat parade (requests for
results from the Boot Key parade
were not fulfilled):

Key Colony
Best in parade: Dunn Deal,
Capt. Chet Dunn (Exit Realty
sponsored the $250 first-place


prize).
Best in class: Over 30 feet,
Vitam in Sea, Capt. Bill Derrell;
under 30 feet, Palm Beach, Capt.
Gail Courtelyou.
Best theme: Over 30 feet,
Courtship, Capt. George Vakos;
under 30 feet, Pursuit, Capt.
Corky Speherley. :
Most spirited: Over 30 feet,
Grady Lady 3, Capt. Larry
Wagner; under 30 feet, Cabana
Breezes 4, Hunky Dory and cap-
tains Dustin Ingersoll, Steve
Horn, Jaime Rrider and John
Garfield.
Overall, 18 boats participated.
Key Largo
Best overall: Sterling
Kennedy on the Bay Princess.
Best boat under 25 feet:
Felix Sanchez on the Sury II.
Best boat over 25 feet:
Barrie McCune on the Poseidon
IV.
+ Most colorful: Bill and Kitty
McKay on Bill's First Aid Kit.
+ Most original: Paradise
Paddlers from Florida Bay
Outfitters.
Best use of theme (Pirates in
Paradise): Chris Fleming on the
Mortail.
Best business: Performance
Marine aboard the Jupiter 38.
Overall, 22 boats participated.
The $500 random drawing was
won by Bill Cahill who entered
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given out for best theme. The top
winners:
+ Independence, Mike and
Peggy Bankester. Theme: "Ho Ho
Ho and a Bottle of Rum."
Party Cat, Greg Johnson
and Donny Kirkpatrick. Theme:
"Santa's Sleigh Ride."
Miss Quin Key: Del and
Marge Asbum. Theme: "A Key
West Christmas Ornament."
Hindu, Kevin Foley. Theme:
"Tropical Island Christmas."
+ Liberty Clipper, Rob James.
Theme: "Merry Hanu-quanza-
mas to All."
South of Reality, Byron
Doane. Theme: "'Twas the Night
Before Christmas."
Key Limey, Simon and
Mimi Stafford. Theme: "Return of
Stone Crab Claws."
Peter Glading, Robert
Keely. Theme: "Salute to Marine
Life."
David Brian Jewelers,
David Brian. Theme: "Santa's
Workshop."
Appledore, Perry Davis.
Theme: "White Christmas."
War Horse, Clint Jones.
Theme: "Rock 'n Roll
Christmas."
Transition, Michael Kesead.
Theme: "Caribbean Christmas."
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Guard auxiliary
hosts two courses

The U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary of Key West has
planned boating-safety
courses to ring in the new
year.
A one-day charting and
GPS class is offered Jan.
12 at the American Legion
on Stock Island. Fee is
$65. Contact Elsie Metcalf
745-8355.
Then there's a boating
skills and seamanship
course thai starts Jan. 21
and runs for three Monday
and Thursday nights. Cost
is $55 fee. Sign-ups take
place at Venture Out on
Cudjoe Key from 9 a.m.
to 2 p.m. Jan. 18. Call
Don Kittsmiller at 744-
0043.

Race benefits
abuse shelter

The Domestic Abuse
Shelter, Monroe County's
certified domestic vio-
lence and sexual assault
,center serving victims and
their children from Key
Largo to Key West, is
gearing up for its annual
fundraiser, the No Name
Race.
The 5K run-walk is
scheduled for Feb. 23 at 8
a.m. at the Old Wooden
Fish Camp Bridge on No
Name Key. Cost for pre-
registration is $25er per-
son and $15 for children
17 years and younger.
Sponsors, gift certifi-
cates and prizes are need-
ed. Call shelter adminis-
tration office at 743-5452-

More online.

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girls' basketball results
and sailing news. \isit
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Soccer team
stops district
rival Carroll
By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadlow@keynoter.com

Coral Shores' soccer girls
got a two-fer Friday: a big win
over a District 16-3A rival and
the top spot in a holiday tour-


Wrestling

trio stars

in Boca


Three Conchs
win medals
at Olympic
By DICK WAGNER
Keynoter Contributor

Key West High School's.
Gregory Garcia, Oscar
Fernandez and Paul
Leatherwood went undefeated
Saturday to win medals at a
15-team wrestling tournament
at Olympic Heights High in
Boca Raton.
Garcia, a 112-pound junior,
finished first for the second
consecutive week.
"He's made great strides,"
coach John Moeller said.
"Like with most kids when
they get to be juniors, they get
their act together."
Fernandez, also a junior,
won in the 119-pound divi-
sion.
"The last couple of years,
Oscar was always wrestling
out of his weight class,"
Moeller said. "Now, he's
finally in the right class. He
has added strength and is
wrestling with confidence,
executing the holds we have
been teaching him for two
years."
Leatherwood, a sophomore
who had never wrestled


See WRESTLE / 21-


nament.
The Lady Hurricanes beat
Archbishop Carroll, 2-0, in the
LaSalle Classic Holiday
Tournament finale.
Coral Shores ran its record
to 9-3-1 and avenged a home
loss to Carroll's.Lady Bulldogs
on Dec. 7, when Carroll scored
in the final minute to pull out a
3-2 decision.
"The ladies were ready for


war," said Canes assistant
coach Andrew Von Sickle, who
coached the squad with assis-
tant Arthur Paterson. Head
coach Clint Arsenault had to go
out of state on a family emer-
gency.
"They wanted blood" after
the last-minute loss in
Tavernier, Von Sickle said.
"They were not going to let
that happen again."
Fielding a full team at the
start of a long school holiday


sometimes can be difficult. But
when the Lady Canes found
out they were playing Carroll,
Von Sickle said, "They were
ready to go. They came off the
bus like paratroopers going out
of the plane."
Games in holiday tourna-
ments usually do not count
toward district results, but the
Carroll coach suggested play-
ing the Friday match in the


See CANES / 21


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Dolphins go 2-1 at tournament


Armstrong and
Friedman are
'lights out'
By RYAN McCARTHY
rmccarthy@keynoter.com

The Marathon High School
boys basketball team made it to
the championship round of a
winter tournament hosted by dis-
trict rival Westminster Christian
School over the weekend, losing


to Lake Worth Christian School
Saturday, 70-43.
The Dolphins defeated
Norwest Christian School
Friday, 63-56, to advance to the.
final.
Dolphins coach Kevin
Freeman said while the champi-
onship game outcome was dis-
appointing, he was happy with a
2-1 record in the tournament.
"The way we were playing up
to that point, I didn't know


which way the season was going
to go, but now I think we're, ,
playing with confidence," he
said.
Marathon senior guards
Blake Friedman and Eric
Armstrong made the All-
Tournament team and the two
almost single-handedly carried
the Dolphins to victory Friday.
The backcourt tandem scored 50
of the Dolphins' 63 points.
Friedman scored 29, with
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FINS / From 19

four rebounds and two assists.
Armstrong had 21 points, two
assists and two rebounds. The
two shot a combined 12 for 21
from the three-point line.
"Eric and Blake shot lights
out. We didn't take any bad
shots; they both told me it was
like shooting the ball in the
ocean," Freeman said. "That was
encouraging because we hadn't
been shooting well."
Freeman said the team actual-
ly struggled to find a rhythm
offensively in the first quarter
and trailed, 12-8, before catch-
ing fire in the second.
Friedman and Armstrong
each had two three-pointers each
in the second and third quarters
as the Dolphins took a 46-37
lead after three quarters.
Armstrong nailed one of his
three as time expired in the third,
which Freeman said boosted the
team's confidence heading into
the final quarter.
The Dolphins hit all four of
their free-throw attempts with
which they have been struggling
- in the fourth quarter to secure
the victory.
In the tournament finale,
Marathon ran into a long and
experienced Lake Worth front-
court that proved too much to
handle for the Dolphins' young
big men. The defenders featured


two 6-foot-4 forwards and a 6-
foot-7" center.
"This was the biggest team
we'll see all year. Our big guys
are young and still learning, so
hopefully they'll get better from
this," Freeman said.
The Dolphins held the lead
after a high-scoring first quarter,
21-18, but trailed 38-31 at half-
time. Freeman said the team still
felt comfortable, but went cold
in the third quarter.
"In the second half. they shut
down Blake and Eric," Freeman
said, noting the team was tired
having played games in three
consecutive days. "Their shots.
were short so I knew they were
getting tired."
Friedman led the Dolphins
with 13 points, while Armstrong
and senior Eric Carey each net-
ted 12.
The Dolphins now stand at 6-
5 and won't play again until Jan.
8, a home game against
Westminster -Christian School,
6:30 p.m.

Keys briefs

Marathon starts
youth hoops league
The Marathon Parks and
Recreation Department is start-
ing a youth basketball league
open to boys and girls ages 6 to
13.
Registration is from 10 a.m.
to 1 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Marathon
Community Park pavilion. Cost
per child is $40. Any questions,
or if interested in being a volun-
teer coach or referee, call 743-
6598.

Lacrosse club
has team openings
A boys lacrosse-club team in
Key Largo still has openings for
middle-school-age players. The
Key Largo Tornados play in a
regional circuit for players in
grades six to eight. Contact
Mark Hall at 853-9826 for infor-
mation.


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Gentes preserves the shutout


CANES / From 19
LaSalle tournament as
Carroll's home game in the
two-game district series.
"It.saved us a trip and gave
us a game on a neutral field, so
it was fine with us," Von Sickle
said.
Just like on Dec. 7, the Lady
Canes ran out to a 2-0 halftime
lead. Brooks Burdick lasered a
shot into the Carroll net and
Samantha Ragan scored on a
penalty kick.
Unlike the last time, the
Coral Shores defense refused
to yield anything.
Goalkeeper Shelby Gentes
had several sterling saves, and
preserved the shutout when she
blocked a long Carroll shot that
seemed destined to slip into the
net corner.
Gentes was named all-tour-
nament, along with teammates
Megan Guenther, Chelsea
Russell and Sam Ragan.
In the tournament opener,
Coral Shores beat host LaSalle,


6-3. Sam Ragan had a four-
goal day.
Coral Shores still has one
district game to play after
Christmas break, at Ransom
Everglades, but the Canes
already own the No. 2 seed
behind Gulliver Prep in the
five-team district tournament.
That means the Hurricanes
will face the No. 3 seed -
Archbishop Carroll in the
semifinal round.


"This has become some-
thing of a rivalry," Von Sickle
said.
The 16-3A Tournament
begins Jan. 14 at Gulliver with
a play-in game between the
fourth and fifth seeds.
Before then, the Hurricanes
play two non-district home
games, against local rival Key
West High School at 6 p.m.
Jan. 9 and against Miami
Country Day at 4 p.m. Jan. 11.


Major likely to return


WRESTLE / From 19
before this season, won at 215
pounds.
"He's very coachable and
listens to everything," Moeller
said. "He puts his heart into
what he does, and it shows on
the mat."
The Conchs, who finished
second in their pool, were the
only Class 1A team at the


meet, which was fine with
Moeller. "It's wrestling at the
next level," he said.
Moeller said he expects to
have 189-pound senior Ralph
Major back when the Conchs
wrestle at Clewiston on Jan. 5.
Major, who hopes to get back
to the state meet for the third
consecutive years, has been
sidelined because of academic
issues.


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Offshore
A little bright ne\ s fro
the offshore front a fe\
charterboat, from each of
three Islamorada marinas
found a trickle of weed n
to 10 miles offshore early
the week.
Some nice mahi mahi
were boated and the scho
fish ranged in size from 3
12 pounds. But we haven
heard any reports from th
humps, although we expe
see some blackfin tuna in
report next week simply
because of the number of
boats that will be out.

Reef
The wind\ weather fr
last week subsided, but th
breeze was running again
the current on the reef. m
ing for a chop that turned
sailfish on mid-week. An
on the charter boat Reel
McCoy had a banner day
the sails, releasing 10.
The king mackerel are
not in the numbers that %\
would hope for. but there
some being caught by the
captains slow trolling hv
bait near the bonom.

Gulf, bay
The Spanish mackerel
action is good off of the
Sprigger Bank area. A fe
iripletail are also shown
on the trap buoys.
Reports of cobia arou
the markers are a good it
cator that gulf season is
us and the action should
consistent throughout w i
The possibilities are e
less when anchoring in g
Satiers. Make sure )ou ta
fe, blocks of chum. It w
attract bait such as pinfis
and ptlchards, w which vil
attract predator species s
as mackerel, cobia, perm
and sharks.

Flats, backcoun
On a recent trip to
Flamingo, Capt. Lou
Brubaker had a fair day i
the redfish with two mea
ing 20 inches. He also g
few small snook.

Brad Harding,
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Members of the Team Marathon High Anglers Club ready to
compete in the Islamorada Fishing Club's Junior Angler
Sailfish Tournament. On the boat are (front from left) teacher
Ben Craig and mate Brett; and (rear from left) Capt. Jack
Carlsen, Anthony D'Ascanio, Capt. Luis Leal, Brendan Frailey
and Austin Carlson.


la g a i n ing kids realize that didn't matter
Cal Sutphin thought it in him getting involved.
was nice Carlson donated two days on
idea. When he elaborated and the Big Conch, a 48-foot Egg
said his goal was to compete in Harbor, and even more impor-
fishing tournaments with his tant, also his, Francois' and mate
team, that's when I thought that Brett's time. That's a $1,200-a-
it would probably never happen. day donation.
Not to sound negative, just a "Jack also helped us in rais-
creature of history. ing funds, which played a huge
This wasn't the first time I role in getting the boys out
had to eat my negative thoughts. there," Leal says.
Craig's idea became reality Again, this is sailfishing,
during the 43rd annual which ranks a 9 in difficulty on a
Islamorada Junior Sailfish scale of 1 to 10. It also isn't
Tournament held from Holiday exactly inexpensive.
Isle Resort last week. Now enter the Islamorada
Marathon High School stu- Fishing and Conservation Trust,
dents Austin Carlson, Anthony whose mission statement con-
D'Ascanio and Brendan Frailey, sists of always encouraging chil-
as well as teachers Craig and dren to be stewards of their envi-
Luis Leal, took to the rough ronment as well as generating
waters as a registered team. interest in youth fishing activi-
Those who know sailfishing ties. It was the trust that helped
realize you just don't have some- raise the $300 needed for entry
one lend you a boat and some in the Junior Sailfish.
old rods, a box of chum and There were other supporters,
you're off like you are snapper too: Rob Harris from Conchy
fishing. First and foremost, you Joe's in Key West supplied tools
need a captain, who is experi- and support; Matt Potsko from
enced in the art of sailfishing. Crowder donated the rods for the
Enter captains Jack Carlson boys to use; Marcus Whitehead
and Fuzzy Francois from Big from the Fish Tamer provided
Time Bait & Tackle in the hooks and swivels; and the
Marathon. Yes, Jack's son Austin Manatee Bay restaurant on
is one of the young men. on the Grassy Ke\ made lunch for
team but those who6 know everyone both days of the com-
Carlson's commitment to help-- petition-s. a*... < -, .-t r ::t- V


Well, how'd they do?
"The kids were in great spirits
despite the wind. On the first
day, we were fortunate to hook a
sail, which was the first ever for
Anthony D'Ascanio. When we
hit the dock in Key Colony
Beach that afternoon, as tradi-
tion dictates, we launched him
into the water. What a blast,"
Craig said.
Josh Weinstock, 14, of
Hollywood won first-place team
and first-place grand-champion
high-point angler in the Junior
Sailfish, catching six sailfish
aboard the Tiki with Capt. Roy
Lindback. of Islamorada. He
walked away from his first tour-
nament win with a 6-foot trophy.
The second-place team was
Weez in the Keys, also with six
releases. Brothers Joshua and
Jared Robins of Miami Beach
fished with Capt. Dave Morris of
Islamorada, and Joshua placed
as the first runner-up high-point
angler.
What's next for Team
Marathon High?
"We have the Hog's Breath
Kingfish Tournament in our sites
early March," Craig says.

Cal Sutphin hosts 'Reelin' in
the Keys' from 7to 10 a.m. wetd-
days on radib" sitliiil tI'FFG-
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The following Keys fishing
tournaments are planned.
Contact the listed numbers,
as details can change: .
+ Jan. 4 to 6: Key Largo
Sailfish Challenge. Key
Largo. Contact Tammie ,
Gurgiolo at 852-9337, e-mail
fishnbully@msn.com or write
to 124 Tavern Drive.
Tavernier FL 33070.
Jan. 11 to 13: 23rd
annual Holiday Isle Sailfish
Tournament. Islamorada.
Contact Ed Kinkelaar at
i305) 664-2321. Ext. 655. e-
mail ekinkelaar@holiday
isle.com or write to 84001
Overseas Highw ay.
Islamorada FL 33036.
*Jan 13 to 14:
Bartender's Sailfish Open. *w.
Islanorada. An all-release
saifish tournament this chal-
lenge offers awards for win-
rung bars and bartenders.
Contact Jack McCormick at
664-8400, visit www.keysis
landgrill.com or write to
8550 Overseas Highway,
Islamorada FL 33036.
Jan. 14 to 16: Outdoor
Channel Offshore Classic.
Islamorada. This is an all-
release sailfishing tournament
for trophies and cash jack-
pots. and a chance to be seen
on one of the Outdoor
Channel's featured programs.
It is also a fundraiser for -
Paralyzed Veterans of
America. Contact Sue
Vermillion at (808) 325-9896,
e-mail hdc@'aloha.net or
write P.O. Box 4129. Kailua-
Kona. HI 96745.
Jan. 17 to 19: Cheeca
Lodge Presidential Sailfish
Tournament. Islamorada. In
this all-release tournament.
anglers fish for the nughr,
sailfish in waters surrounding
the island known as the
Sportfishing Capital of the
World. The tournament is an,
official event of the World
Billfish Series. Southeast
Division. Contact Liz Hill at
(305) 451-5094, e-mail presi
dentialsailfishtoumament@ch
eeca.conm or % rite to Cheeca
Lodge. P.O. Box 527,
Islamorada FL 33036.
Tides are online
You can now find your
Florida Keys daily tides
online at www.keynoter ^
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Santa's delivered some fine angling


Off the reef,
on the flats,
it's all good

Santa has brought us some
very good fishing most of
the venues are good now, with
only the weather limiting some
from day to day.
Offshore, tuna, wahoo, sail-
fish, bonita, some marlin and a
few dolphin are all in the pic-
ture. One of the hot spots for
scattered dolphin has been just
off the reef line along the outer
trap lines. Hanging right along
these trap buoys have been
some very nice dolphin. This


area has also held plenty of sail-
fish.
The areas in between, 150 to
400 feet, have been exciting
with some large blackfin tuna
and wahoo, as well, the past
week. Look for this to continue.
Kingfish have also been just
offshore along the reef line for
anglers either drifting the deep
edge or anchored up bottom
fishing. When anchored, drop
back a flat line with a large live
or rigged bait. for some exciting
action from a variety of species.
Yellowtail have been a little
more aggressive.
And large muttons and
groupers have been frequenting
rigs offered by anglers with live


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Mackerel are scattered along
the outer reef right now but are
more plentiful on the patch
reefs and in Hawk Channel.
This week's free fishing
seminar will be at 6 p.m.
Thursday and will cover yel-
lowtail fishing, which is very
active this time of year. We'll
relay new techniques as well as
tackle for the fishery. It's free
and -everyone is invited to
attend at our Marine Education
Center, mile marker 50 bayside.
In Hawk Channel, the mack-
erel are found with regularity in
large schools. Look for the
feeding birds and start casting
your lures and spoons.
Sometimes as you run up on
them, they will move down


toward the
bottom
somewhat.
So if you
don't get
any sur-
.f a c e
action, try
letting the
rig sink
quite a bit
prior to
retrieving.
This
Dave Navarro should get,
things
going for you.
Mutton snapper, mangrove
snapper and a variety of
groupers are on the humps and
bumps all along the channel,
too. You may even run across a


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time to time.
The bridge channels remain
among the best areas to get your
limit of mangrove snapper in a
short period of time. Some very
nice cobia have -been moving
through, as well, and on occa-
sion, they have tugged on an
angler's line for a while. Some
of the recent catches include a
53-pound beauty caught in
Bahia Honda Channel the past
week. Live shrimp, silversides
and live pinfish have been the
best baits for the bridge chan-
nels.
The flats have been active
with bonefish and quite a few
fun species such as jacks and
'cudas. On some of the bayside
flats, lane snapper have been
running along the edges with a
few large mangrove snapper.
Look for cobia along the same
areas. They are a blast when
hooked in shallow water.
Florida Bay is just about as
good as it gets right now.
Everything you would expect to
catch there is available snap-
per, mutton, mangrove, lane and
even yellowtail are around in
good numbers; there has been a
resurgence of legal-sized yel-
lowtail in the bay lately.
Mackerel are coming in
every day and some big ones
are in the pack. Trout, ladyfish,
an assortment of grouper, red-
fish, bluefish, cobia and more
are all out there, too.
The best areas continue to be
most any of the good bottom
with the tall needle grass, which
holds most of these species. It
gives them somewhere to hide
when a larger predator comes
along.

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


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IN THE CIRCUIT
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CIVIL ACTION

Case No. 07-CA-381-M

PESCAYO INC., A Flori-
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1996 JEEP, VIN#
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Located at: 5540 3RD
AVE, KEY WEST, FL
33040-6032 Monroe

Any persons) claiming
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above vehicles contact:
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Development Council
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on Tuesday January 15,
2008,9:30 am at the
Holiday Inn, 13201
Overseas Highway,
Marathon (MM54
Oceanside).
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Dive Key West (305)
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Electrician & helper.
Please call 743-0399.
Boat rental I water-
sports attendant
Full time for watersport
business in Islamorada.
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dependable. Weekends
a must. 305-731-3945
Condominium Manager
for 122 unit condominium
in Islamorada FL. CAM li-
cense required. Good
benefits package, salary
negotiable based on
qualifications and experi-
ence. Send resume and
references to: Summer
Sea Condominium Asso-
ciation, 88500 Overseas
Highway, Tavernier 33070


260 General -
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Dolphin Research
Center currently a FT
opening in Visual Com-
munications: Photograph
program participants &
marine mammals. Photo/
Video/Publication experi-
ence preferred. All suc-
cessful candidates will be
responsible, organized,
and motivated individuals
with excellent team play-
er skills. Benefits include
medical insurance, ;-
401(k), vacation and paid
holidays. Job descrip-
tions available at
www.dolphins.org Stop
by to fill out an application
or e-mail your resume to
drc-hrpdolphins.org
Exp. Appliance tech
needed. Tools, valid dr.
lie., and reliability
required. 664-3662.

Forklift Operator
Shelter Bay Marine
Drugfree Workplace
305-743-7008
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person needed at Reef
Resort. Please call
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tool set required. Inquire
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CITY OF MARATHON: This position is
responsible for the day-to-day support, operation
and various planning aspects of the City's com-
puting network and some city staff training.
Requirements A vocational, technical or associ-
ates degree in a related field, Microsoft
Certification Systems Engineer and experience in
managing complex network computer systems.
Extensive knowledge in computer systems
required. Relevant experience may be substituted
for education on a year-for-year basis. Prior expe-
rience with similar hardware, software, and net-
work systems and familiarity with local govern-
ment information system is desirable. Must be
able to perform a wide variety of computerized
information system functions, and work x th
other departments throughout the City. Ability to
monitor several tasks at a time is essential.
Independent judgment and analytic skill is neces-
sary; ability to utilize traditional and non-tradi-
tional support services.
Salary Range $48,000 $53,000
Drug Free Workplace, EOE

Applications can be found on the City's web site,
www.ci.marathon.fl.us or at City Hall. Fax to
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Part Time cleaning per-
son Marathon, Islamora-
da, Key largo, Offices,
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attitude. Must work well
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CITY OF MARATHON: A Planner I, II, II, IV,
or Senior Planner position is available; position
level depends on education, credentials, and pro-
fessional work experience. The Planner will be
responsible for preparing amendments to the
comprehensive plan and land development regu-
lations, responding to zoning inquiries, develop-
ment reviews, preparing related reports and cor-
respondence, participating in application submit-
tal meetings, providing information and making
public .presentations related to development
agreements, land use planning, and conditional
use approvals. Excellent customer service and
communication skills are necessary. Minimum
requirements for this position include a bache-
lor's degree in urban and regional planning (or
an acceptable related field) and one year of expe-
rience working for a city, county, or state plan-
ning agency. Preference will be given for an
accredited Master's degree in planning, member-
ship to AICP, and experience in Geographic
Information Systems (GIS). D/L, Drug, Criminal
background checks. Salary DOQ. Open until
filled. Drug free workplace, EOE. Fax applica-
tion and resume to 305-289-4143 or e-mail to
funks()ci.marathon.fl.us. Applications are avail-
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customer service skills &
attn to detail for this posi-
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admissions, works to
establish patient payor
sources & contracts w/
providers for agency
services. Serves as a
primary liaison w/medical
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service providers & the
community at large. One
year experience in home
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Competitive wages &
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Community Health
of South Florida, Inc.
Now serving the Florida Keys

*Certified Nurse Midwife
*Medical Assistant /
Certified Nursing Assistant
*Dentist
*Dental Assistant
*Dental Hygienist
*Outreach Worker
*Maintenance /
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Competitive salary, excellent fringe benefits
Applicants may apply in person at
Marathon Health Center
2855 Overseas Highway, MM 48.5
Marathon, FL 33050
or fax Resume to: (305) 254-4987
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Assistant Accounts
receivable, computer,
filing, answer phones,
scheduling daily work.
Good organizational and
customer service skills.
Key Largo. Fax resume
to 305-852-0035.
Bookkeeping
help at busy marina,
30 hrs. + flexible.
664-2641.
Marathon Dental Health
is now seeking a full time
administrative assistant
at our-progressive and
growing practice. Good
communication and com-
puter skills are a must.
* Please fax resume to Dr.
Kiefer at 305-743-0092
Office/Asst Manager.
Exp.w/QBooks and cus-
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must. Call for app
305-743-6711
Paralegal Asst.
Experience req. PI
Litigation, word perfect.
305-295-3060
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Secretary- Must be reli-
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well with public. Quick
Books Pro experience
needed. Health insur-
ance plan, paid holidays,
vacations. Drug free
workplace. 743-5357
Seeking an Executive
Assistant who is flexible,
responsible and can
multi-task for general
office duties in Marathon.
Some experience
preferable. Must be
detail-oriented w/good
computer& phone skills.
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CITY OF MARATHON
Some essential duties and responsibilities of the position are to investigate
in the field complaints and violations involving community code compliance,
land use, zoning regulations and various related public complaints. Screen
citizen complaints and problems, addressing these issues whenever possi-
ble with explanations of city policy on a wide variety of topics. Work experi-
ence must include documented word processing skills, organizational skills,
and excellent writing and verbal skills. Work with the Code Compliance
Supervisor on projects and programs as directed. This person should be
able to fit into a public/professional office environment, be self-motivated,
have the ability to effectively manage multiple projects, meet challenges and
deadlines, maintain focus and appropriate conduct under pressure.
A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one year of
community code compliance experience, Level I Certification through the
Florida Association of Code Enforcement or the ability to complete this cer-
tification within one year is required.
Salary range $15.43 to $16.83 per hour. Drug Free Workplace, EOE
Applications can be found on our web site www.ci.marathon.fl.us or at City
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Pets
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Asking $400 obo.
305-743-3938
Himalayan Kittens for
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registered. (305)
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590
Miscellaneous
Dryer $75 Washer $50
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Join "Team Hammocks" and work in a fun
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POSITIONS AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY
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Please email confidential resume to:
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or please apply in person:
1688 Overseas Hwy., Marathon
MM 48.2 Bayside EOE


710
Homes for Rent


. Duck Key, Quiet pres-
K"g tigous neighborhood,
2/1, large living room,
ruction On modern kitchen, single
Private floor, garage, secluded
tro. Dive- patio. 5 years old, excel-
I Today/Dive lent condition,dockage
991-5503 avail, long term.
$1850/mo. Available
UU 1/1/08 305-289-0677 or
S 305-240-1423
ATE RENTALS Great location mm 100
2 bed, concrete home
'10 Avail Jan 08. $1200
for Rent 781-489-5375
Islamorada MM 89.5
waterfront seasonal b/s, 3/2furn. hs,
3 BR's with c-ac, w/d, no smoke or
)me with pets. FIL/S $2100 mo.
ing at$1600/ inc. util. 954-673-7933
2-2750. Islamorada Waterfront
ey 2/2 on Home $2900/mo.
ished all new. 4/4 Call Tom
ill included. 561-722-5237
Jan to May. Key Largo 2/2 Spacious,
20 canalfront, w/wrap-
ey/ around balcony and 1 car
-$1,900.00 garage. $2000/mo. yrly
no pets 305-910-8344
20 Layton- Luxury 2/1 fully
ine Hgts. 2/2 fum. A/C, 29' dock, deck,
is 2/1 Guest sat TV/cable, driveway
boat lift & parking, big kitchen.
arage. F/L/S $1800 mo. 305-205-6964
745-1844 Little Torch 2/2 On stilts,
Exquisite 2/2, swimming canal, down
ke new, from Dolphin Marina.
ease with 305-872-3602 or cell:
S, $2,750 mo. 305-481-4763
766-0728 Little Torch Large 2/1
S'*a Ion canal, $1500/mo.
Also 3/2 $1700/mo.
foter, com AC, D/,W/D. F/S.
305-393-0292
Marathon 2/1 $900/mo.
Deposit required.
Unfurnished. Call
305-743-1926 for an
S appointment.

IWaterfront
X enie Marathon 2/1
Single family, 122nd St.
Furnished stilt home,
garage, great canal, 6
month min. Avail March
* 15th. $1800 plus util &
S1 dep. Pam 612-590-2565
Marathon 2/2 Large lot,
screened porch with wa-
1! down terview. $2000/mo.
F/L/S 305-743-2300
Marathon- Sisters
Creek. New 3bd, 2.5ba.
Ocean views with pool.
$1,850/mo. Several units
staurant to choose from. Call
staurans Dave: 305-731-5521
- Hotels Marathon Waterfront
s 1/1 $1200/mo all utils inc.
Dock, no pets, F//S.
Year lease.
305-743-5873


Excellent pay, benefits & 1GRE
working hours/paid vacation. MM 77 0/S 3/3, dock,
Apply in davits, ramp, fenced, pet
Apply in person. friendly. MonthSeason/
Annual from $2300 mo.
MARATHON + utils. 954-473-0032
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Miscellaneous


710
Homes for Rent



MM 88.9 3/2, screened
in front porch, W/D, Irg
back deck, big yard. Near
schools. $1500 mo Pets
w/deposit. 305-619-1876
Sombrero Isle, Mthn
Beautiful, 4400sf, dock
w/ lift, pool
4 bd / 3.5 ba. Seasonal /
yearly. 239-340-5731
712 Mobile Homes
for Rent
Lot For Rent
50'x100' in Marathon.
$600 per month.
229-395-3395
Marathon 1/1.5 Canal
front, furn, dock, clean.
$1000/mo. + utils. Refs
+ credit check. 1 yr lease
305-743-0222 Avail 1/15
Marathon 1/1
Fully Furnished,
$1200/mo. everything
inc., F/L/S. Credit check
req. 305-731-4656
Marathon.
Adult Park, no pets.
Must have references.
Call 305-743-6519
On canal, nice view, 1bd
trailer, FL room. MM 66
Outdoor Resorts. Pool,
tennis, beach, fishing.
$900/mo yearly. Partial
utils incl. 845-258-0013
Seasonal Rental Water-
front 2/2, just renovated,
Beautiful view, no pets.
305-304-1239
725 Apt Condo
Duplex for Rent
Big Pine Key 1/1 furn on
swimming canal. A/C,
screened porch. No pets.
$1000/mo incl utils.
F/L/S. 305-872-2761


EXECUTIVE BAY 2BR,
1-1/2BA. $1,500 mo.
YEAR LEASE.
305-439-7680
Grassy Key large effcy
apt on the beach, open
ocean view. No pets.
Quiet area. Fully furn. All
utils incl. $1050/mo. Long
term only. 305-743-7277
Grassy Key Sm 1 bed rm
w/screen porch. All utils
inc. No pets. $900/mo.
F/S 305-731-0280

KCB 2/1
On canal. $1300/mo.
F/ILS 305-743-0008
Key Colony Bch unfurn
1bd, I ba apt. $900 +
elect. No smoking, no
pets, no W/D. 6 mo lease
renewable. F/L/S. Ref's.
743-4133
Key Colony Beach 4/4
Furnished, like new half
duplex, 37.5' dock, hot
tub, new gas grill, patio
turn. $3000/mo. Call Dan
414-262-4088


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725 Apt- Condo-
Duplex for Rent
Long.Key MM 68.5.1/1
on canal, 105 S Layton
Dr. Great Location!
$1000/mo. F/L/S. Incl.
water. 410-365-8268.
Marathon 1/1 C/Air, W/D
hookup, parking in front,
pets OK, very clean.
$1100/mo F/LS
304-8702
Marathon 1/1
Half duplex
$900 F/L/S avail 12/15
305-743-2300
Marathon 1/1
Large yard, lots of off-
street parking. $950/mo.
+ utils. F/L/S Call
305-743-7353

immaculate
Marathon 2/1 Ground
floor, tile floors through-
out, new W/D. $1200/mo.
F/L/S Avail Jan. 1
305-743-5555
Marathon 2/1 tile floors,
Cent. A/C. on canal w/
boat slip, $1200/mo FiS
No pets. 305-481-4840
MARATHON -2BR, 1.5
BA on Canal w/Water
Views. Step from your
covered patio onto your
boat! Large & unique,
Dade Cty Pine & tile. Util
& dockage incl. Adjacent
boathouse available.
$1850/mo. F/L/S
743-5667'
Marathon Dynamic
oceanfront condo with 3
way water views and 35'
dockage. $3000/mo. for
FEB & MAR (305)
360-7968 or
joanninthekeys@
-bellsouth.net
Marathon Effcy Nice
neighborhood, incl water.
Next to canal. $800/rW.
Avail Jan 1 st. 393-0190,
743-0039
Marathon. Lrg 1/1
$900/mo 6 mo. lease.
Flex terms. F/L/S
305-743-0963
Marathon Oceanfront
1 bdr apt. furn incl utilities
$1300.1 st& L Beach,
Tiki, Private, call NOW
305-393-7718
Marathon Units
2/2$1050
3/2.5 Waterfront, fur-
nished. $1975
Plus Utils, No pets F/L/S
Call 289-3984
Marathon Waterfrorrl/1
Unfurnished, pets OK
$1750/mo includes elec/
water, F/S. Avail now
305-942-1497 Bryan
MM1052BR/1BA
c/ac, quiet str, new
carpet, pvt yard, util incl.
$1,275 mo.
954-549-8779
MM 90, on canal.
1 bd apt $850 incl utils.
2 bd apt $1100 + utils.
Dockage available.
772-546-5855

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725 Apt-Condo-
Duplex for Rent
Mthn 1 bd mobile home.
Lg screen porch. $775
mo incl water & sewer.
Call Kitty Whalton owner/
agent, 305-289-6510
MTHN Little Venice 1/1
duplx, nicelyfurn, new
tile.fls, granite cntr & appl,
central air, W/D, fenced
yd. $1100.954-295-0717
Port Largo Large
1-25R/1 BA apt. Deep
water dockage avail.
F/LS. Refs. $1600 nego
Incl utils 954-439-1854
Waterfront
Little Torch Key MM 28.5
O/S Furnished
941-725-4488
740* Roommates -
Rooms for Rent
Marathon roomates(s)
wanted. Choice of room.
Avail now. Serious in-
quires Call 305-896-6184
Lv message.
Seeking 40+ quiet,
wrkig, fem. to share furn.
twnhse in Mrthn. Priv.
room/bath. No smkg/
drugs/pets. Must like
cats. $900 utils inc, F/S
+ refs. 743-9660 after 6
750
Vacation Rentals
Condo 1 BR, priv beach
dock, all new interior,
furn. MM 92 No smoking
or pets. 305-343-2991
Duck Key 3/3
Pool, canal,
ocean views,
239-784-9636
Key Colony Beach
Luxurious villa, 3000 sq
ft. 30' dock, 3/2 + study,
sleeps 6. Private beach.
Weak/Mo. 305-804-7184
Key Largo Winter or
summer rental 3BR/2BA
or 2BR/2BA house on
canal w/direct ocean
access. 954-885-9591
Marathon 2/2 Home with
open water views. Tiki,
dock, nicely furnished.
No smoking, no pets.
305-743-5444
Mth/Coco Plum 1/1
condo 1 stfl, waterfront,
oceanside. Big boat dkge
+ ramp. Pool, tennis.
$2600 mo. 305-731-5522
Mthn-Coco Plum 2br
Furn. on water, pool &
docE. Long or short term.
772-359-2439
dallasi 080@yahoo.com
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750
Vacation Rentals


790 Business
Property for Rent
Elks lodge in Tavernier
hall for rent. 1 for 350
people $500.1 for 50
people $125. Plus
cleaning charges. Call
after 3 pm 305-852-1872
,Marathon 200 sq ft.
Comm. prop. for rent.
107th St Gulf $350/mo.
Walt 305-743-8868
Marathon small office
$400/month. Also, yard
space available. Located
on US 1.305-743-7277
Retail / Office Space for
rent. Town Square Mall,
Marathon. Spaces from
450-3,600 sq ft. Newly
renovated bldg. Call
Linda at 305-304-5840
795
Miscellaneous
OPEN YARD SPACE
Available for rent. 50 sq.
ft. to 10,000 sq ft. Call for
pricing. 305-743-7277

800
REAL ESTATE SALES

810
Homes for Sale
Affordable Luxury
Living
Homes for sale. Starting
at $499K. Many units to
choose from, water
views. Contact Dave
Sullivan 305-731-5521
Big Pine Key 2/2 Canal
front, double sized lot,
view of open water.
3625 Treasure Island St.
$559K. 305-684-8663


Big Pine Key 2Bd/1.5Ba
CBS on a canal. For sale
by owner. Exc. condition.
$370K. Reasonable
offers considered.
Must See! 305-872-3609


Key Largo. For Sale
MM 103 O/S 3/2 up & 2/2
down. Needs some TLC.
24 Transylvania Ave.
Open House Sun. 12/30
10am-2pm Rain or Shine
$439k. 305-394-0391
Marathon deep dock,
ocean view, lic vacation
rental, 3/2. $660K.
305-743-2031 www.
manateehavens.com
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750
Vacation Rentals


810
Homes for Sale
Marathon MM 50.3/2 +
loft. Waterfront West
Indies style home with
heated pool, outdoor
entertaining area with
bar, flat screen tv, & hot
tub. Library, gym&
garage. Beautiful
landscaping with heated
outdoor shower.
$965,000 Call 305
304-6833 Iv message.
PALM HARBOR
HOMES 4/2 Tile Floor,
Energy Package Deluxe
loaded, over 2,200 sq.ft.
30th Anniversary Sale
Special Save $15,000.
Call for FREE Color
Brochures 800-622-2832

Waterfront A
Paradise Delivered In
Key Largo. Incredible
views, dock, marina,
pool, tennis. 55+ Comm.
All for under $700K see
www.beachhouse4sale.
us
812 Mobile Homes
for Sale
Marathon 35' 1/1 with full
length covered deck. Has
new a/c, gas stove,
blinds. Gas grill, lot rent
$550. Asking $211500
305-619-0459


812 Mobile Homes
for Sale
Marathon, MM 47
Galway Bay 55+ park,
Furn 2/2, 1400sq ft.
C/air, new tile, covered
porch. $59,000 plus lot
rent. 305-766-0650
Marthon 455 11th St.
2bd, 1 ba, big FL room,
cent A/C, private lot with
dock, oceanside.
$38,000.336-325-5128
MTH OCEAN FRONT
2/1 Double-wide. Must
see, low rent. Unbeliev-
able! $25K OBO
305-743-1926
825 Condo-
Duplex for Sale
For Sale or Rent. Must
sell,offered under mar-
ket. 2BR/3.5BA town-
house in secluded gated
comm, extremely spa-
cious, lusciously land-
scaped, covered garage,
many amenities. MM 94
B/S $450k 305-525-3573
KCB Waterfront 1B/1B.
$345K obo.
Owner financing avail.
305-481-0723
Marathon Townhouse
Condo 2/1.5, New cabs,
granite, c'top, tile fl.,on
canal w/dockage, pool,
$470K,call 305.743.5190


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* 420t neaied pool i00 t1 of pen waler [ronralae Il'it' aock
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Restaurant & Bar for Lease
Brand new building with fantastic water view
Located at the 7-Mile Marina in Marathon.
Three stories of money-making opportunity
Lots of outdoor seating.
Available now for only $3,900 per mogth.

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880 Lots Acreage
for Sale
Bahamas Lots for sale.
$39K & up. Waterview,
Waterfront & Hilltops.
Power & water avail.
Financing if needed.
863-293-2740
dlipscol@tampabay.rr.
com
Big Pine Key, Canal Lot,
build today, Drs. Arm,
new section. PERMITS
IN HAND, cleared 60' X
100' By Owner, motivat-
ed seller. 954-396-2292


KCB Duplex PO View
60x110 lot. Build now no ,
ROGO. Block 2 lot 38.
Lowest priced on the
Island $349K.
440-503-4273
Marathon 38' x 66' MH
or RV w/water, elec, ca-
ble & sewage incl. 35'
dock use. Great for RV
40' +. Was $250K, Now
$240K! 760-340-1403 or
760-574-4915
890 Business
Property for Sale
Marina For Sale 1015
15th St Ocean. Marathon
FL.
6 Unit Apartmnent
building, w/3 50' slips
that also holds a hotel
license. 92 Hendricks
Isle, Ft. Lauderdale
850-370-6223
895
Miscellaneous

T.B.R
Build Now!
$225K
305-731-0280

TBR
Reasonable price.
305-743-4762
2 Marathon Market Rate
TBR's Build on yourlot
now, no waiting. $95,000
each. 305-289-3984

1100
MARINE

1150
Power Boats
14' Carolina Skiff with
25hp Yamaha, 4-stroke,
bimini. With trailer.
$4600.305-731-3386

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1150
Power Boats
17' Boston Whaler 90hp
Yamaha '96, trailer, cov-
er, polling platfrom, ste-
reo, fishfinder $13,500
obo 305-379-4900-
17' Mako'95,90 Merc.
$6000.
Runs good.
305-451-2951.
18' Seahunt 2003,
w/2003F 115HP 4 stroke
Johnson. Call Shelter
Bay Marine, 743-7008
23'2000 Century CC,
225 Yamaha Saltwater,
low hours, new VHF,
GPS, stereo. Incl trailer!
Clean boat, must see!
$25,000, Call 743-3042
23' Aquasport '95 O/B
225hp, Well maintained,
fully equipped, ready to
fish or dive. $10,000
305-797-0056
23' May-Craft 2003,
w/2003F 200HP Yama-
ha. Call Shelter Bay
Marine, 743-7008
24.6' 02 Shamrock WA
Walk around cuddy, 104
hours, trailer kept, orig.
owner, factory upgrades.
Exc. $39,500, Summer-
land Key 305-481-0372
305-743-6368
25' Grady W. Sailfish
twin 96 Evinrude 200 hp
200 hrs, outriggers, new
stringers, GPS/FF.
$17,900.305-743-4204
28' 2003 Parker CC,
Twin F225 Yamaha,
T-Top, Electronics,
trailer, excellent cond.
$57K. 305-743-3436

895
Miscellaneous





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1150
Power Boats
31' Mainship Sedan
Bridge-1995 Twin Die-
sel, Queen Stateroom,
Twin Bunks, Queen Bed
in Salon, Dual Air Cond.
A/C D/C Fridge, Stove,
Micro, & Icemaker. Full
Electronics, GPS, Radar,
Auto Pilot, Depth Sound-
er, &VHF $83,K (305)
872-4282
32' 01 Century
Fully rigged, electronics
and tower. $79,000
305-743-7008
32.5' Pursuit 1990-91
Twin Cummings 330s
19991100 hrs +-all
records new tanks 2002
by Pursuit full tower
289-9546 for appoint-
ment ask $70K.
45' 1989 Corinthian
Catamaran, 49 passen-
ger (expired) project.
$60K Ft. Lauderdale lo-
cation. 954-467-7000
954-298-7916.
riomarinetbellsouth.net
1999 HydraSport 212
Cuddy Walkaround like
newwith 150 Johnson
runs great/ trailer nego-
tiable/12k. 305-393-3470
cell/hm. 305-517-2685

BLOWOUT
SALE!!!!
2 -2007 26' CC Albins
deisels, bring offers! 7
Mile Marina, Gulf Coast
Yacht Sales.
305-481-6232 or
305-743-6368
Crest Pontoons
Ever wonderwhere all
the Crest Pontoons came
from? Ft. Myers.
800-955-7543

MUSTSELLI
Must sell! Cobia 226,
Sport Deck w/ cover +
trailer Runs great.
$14,000 OBO. Call
305-360-6906
1160
Sailboats
36' FG Motor Sailor,
center cockpit, hard top,
ready to cruise or live
aboard, good cond. w/
many extras, $12,500.
terms possible,
305/323-5362
1170 Outboard-
Inboard Engines
2 '95 Johnson 200hp.
Ocean Runners. w/4
props, 3 + 4 blade.
(Repowering )Turn key
cond. Harnesses inc.
$1500/each. In
Marathon. 847-858-8550
06 Evinrude Etech
90HP Runs perfect. Shift
box, prop & cables inc. 18
mos. warr. NADA$6600
Sac. for $5500 obo. Call
305-360-1404
CALL CLASSIFED 743-5551


1180 1190
Dock Rentals/Sales Miscellaneous
Boat slip, MM 86. American Storage.
water&elec., RV's, boats and trailers.
$450 mo. Secure in Marathon. For
305-393-6755. best rates call Gary
Dockage Avail. Non- 305-304-3610
liveaboard up to 50ft. Coco Plum.
Easy ocean access, Liveaboard boat slip.
greatforsportfishing. $450/mo. + tax. Inc. util.
$15/ft/mo. 305-289-0285 Call DD289-6486.
Liveaboard Docks w/ Liveaboard Docks w/
covered deck area. New covered deck area. New
private bathhouse. Free private bathhouse. Free
washer/dryerfor res. washer/dryer for res.
$585.305-731-3386 $585. 305-731-3386
Sunset Marina 30/35 ft. Marine Contractor
slip for sale. Commercial Shutting Down -
allowed. Deep Water, Bargains On Every-
side or rear boarding. thing, including parts.
$185k. 631-587-8432 Everything must go!!!
dennis55@atmc.net Cranes, barges, push
boats, drill rigs, dredges,
1190 2 Menzi mucks, 2 very
Miscellaneous large excavators, floata-
tion foam. Many other
48' X 14' Houseboat misc. items. 743-0354 or
Islamorada, 1/2 Share. 305-896-1757
Fantastic location, too Marine Storage: Boat trl,
much to mention, campers, any clean stor-
www.eyecandyhouse age accepted on wheels.
boat.com $12K $3/ft yr; $4/ft 6 mo; $5/ft
AA Dave buys permits mo. Emil 305-731-3386
So Atl Snapper, Grouper, Stonecrab trap & tag for
Gulf Reef, K/Mack, sale $15 each, '04 20' flat
shark, sword, tuna $$$ in bed trailer & '95 Ford
48 hrs! 904-262-2869 F250 P/U for sale $3K
1rJ ION! each obo. 305-304-7043
A Xantrex 2000 watt
inverter charger Free-
All types of permits for dom series 100 AMP.
sale!! Rock Shrimp, King Brand new in box w/
Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, remote. $700. Firm.
Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef 1-260-438-9555.
& pelagic, Commerciald l a
Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Al classified line ads go
Snapper IFQ's, Long on our website
Line Pkg. Many other
permits avail. We buy,
sell & broker all types of
permits. Call before you F
buy or sell! Please call for
prices. Licensed & Bond- www.keynoter.com
ed. All permits guaran-
teed valid for transfer,
many references avail.
John Potts Jr. 321-784-
5982 or 321-302-3630
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1350
Automobiles
Lexus RX330,2004,
Excellent Cond. Full op-
tions including nav sys-
tem and back up camera,
leather, keyless entry,
82,000 miles. Bamboo
Pearl with tan interior.
$21,900.305-5874208.
Wanted autos all years.
Cars, vans,trucks.
Running or not.
Call 305-332-0483.
90 Corvette, new
interior (03), perf. chip,
perf. throttle body, fresh
tuneup, clean. $10,700 or
trade for pickup.
305-951-6875.
92 Cadillac Allante pearl
wht Convertible. Ask for
photos at captr2@aol.
corn Mint, 80K miles,
$13k B/O. 305-743-8438
06 Honda Civic 5 spd.
Coupe sportscar, fully
loaded, 1 owner, 63,5K
mi., war. avail., retail
$14,500- scarifice
$13,000.305-968-5155.
1992 5.0 Mustang.
Clean, hatch back, stereo
system, 250 amps.
Original paint. $4500.
305-731-3386
1370 Trucks -
SUVs- Vans
00 Dodge Conversion
Van. Low top, dual A/C,
TV/VCR. $6950.
305-451-4555
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rack, new tires, work
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1370 Trucks -
SUVs- Vans
85 Dodge Pick-up
truck. V-8 with bedc9ler.
Great work truck. $700.
305-731-3386.
06 Chevy Avalanche.
Z71, 4WD, leather, navi-
.gation, 23K miles, non-
smoker, XM radio, Bose
audio, excl. cond.,
$28,750 305-393-7388
1380 Campks-
Recreational Vehicles
We buy and consign
RV's. Need late model
motor homes and travel
trailers. Top $$$. Holiday
RV's. MM 100,451-4555
01 Truck camper
& 03 Chevy Dually
Diesel 15K MiA/C, gen.
PKG DEAL $33,900
305-451-4555
05 Toy Hauler TT 31'
Fleetwood, like new.
$18,500 obo.
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CROWN PLAZA MARRIOTT KEY LARGO
LA CONCHA BAY BEACH RESORT
430 Duval Street 103800 Overseas Highway
KEYWEST, FL KEY LARGO, FL
Follow US-1 South to Key West. Right on N. Heading South on US-1. Mile Marker 102.
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