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Publication Date: January 5, 2008
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Tax vote &plits groups


By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com


Whether proposed statewide
property tax reform on the Jan.
29 ballot is a good thing or bad
depends on who you ask.
The referendum, which
requires 60 percent voter
approval to pass, offers an


Statewide referendum Jan. 29 will
decide possible changes for homesteads


increased homestead exemption
from $25,000 to $50,000, trans-
ferability on homestead exemp-
tions and a cap on the annual
assessment of non-homesteaded


properties. It would also provide
a $25,000 exemption for busi-
nesses.
But the respected statewide
watchdog Florida TaxWatch
calls the reform "mediocre."
"The plan falls short and


Photo by STEPHEN FRINK/FLORIDA KEYS NEWS BUREAU
MIRROR IMAGE: Courtney Smith, then a Boston College junior, swims the backstroke at last
year's Orange Bowl Swimming Classic at the Jacobs Aquatic Center in Key Largo. This
year's Classic, set to begin at 10 a.m. today, features several college teams as well as
Olympians. See story, Page 24.



Reptiles feel deep freeze


Stunned iguanas
appear lifeless
but likely OK
By KEVIN WADLOW
and DAVID GOODHUE
kwadlow@keynoter.com

Iguanas that toppled from
trees in a torpor during this
week's cold snap could spring
back to life, experts say.
Just "don't take them inside,"


warned Dr. Doug Mader, owner
of the Marathon Veterinary
Clinic.
"When they're cold and in a
torpor the reptile version of
hibernation you can touch
them or handle them up. But
when they warm up, they go back
to being a wild animal."
Mader recounted a story from
the last severe temperature
plunge that littered the ground
with stunned iguanas unable to


move.
"One sweet lady called
because she was so worried after
seeing an iguana fall out of her
tree. She thought it was dead and
frozen," he said.
"We told her not to take it into
the- house. It was a big one,
maybe 5 feet. But you know how
people are," Mader said. "When
it woke up, she couldn't under-
stand why it seemed to be coming
after her. She couldn't get it to


See IGUANAS / 8


doesn't deal with the real prob-
lem that people are being
slammed by high property val-
ues and high taxes under a sys-
tem that doesn't treat all taxpay-
ers fairly," TaxWatch President
Dominic M. Calabro said in a
written statement.
"I'm not optimistic for it to
See TAXES / 2


Senator


sets Keys


session

Nelson schedules
town-hall meeting
Jan 15 in Key West
By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com

Keys residents might hope for
a low flyover by U.S. Navy jets
to help make their point.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is com-
ing to Key West for a town-hall
meeting Jan. 15, and much of the
session will likely revolve around
noise from Naval Air Station Key
West aircraft. The session is at 1
p.m. at Old City Hall on Greene
Street.
Laura Fatovic, Nelson's South
Florida regional office director,
said there's no fixed agenda.
"The topics will be picked by
the residents," she said, "though
we are aware of the noise issue
and happy to talk about it."
Residents who live around the
air station have been in an uproar
since April, when the Navy
released its revised Air
Installation Compatible Use
Zone maps that broadened the
noise and safety contours sur-
rounding the base.
See NELSON / 5


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Portability
clause among
chief issues
By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com

When Florida voters go to the
polls Jan. 29, they'll decide on a
proposal estimated to save the
average taxpayer $240 annually.
The property tax amendment
proposes to:
Allow homeowners to
-transfer their Save Our Homes
benefit when they move from
one home to another. This is
known as portability.
Double the existing home-
stead exemption of $25,000 to
$50,000.
Create a new $25,000
exemption for businesses.
Create a 10 percent cap on
the annual assessment of non-
homesteaded properties.
Create a new tangible per-
sonal property tax exemption of
$25,000 for business owners
would provide savings similar to
homesteading for non-home-


steaded properties.
The Save Our Homes consti-
tutional amendment caps the
annual property assessment on a
primary residence at 3 percent.
Voters OK'd it in 1992 and it
went into effect in 1995.
Under the amendment, if
someone bought a home, say, 10
years ago for $200,000, the
assessed value, on which taxes
are based, goes up only 3 percent
a year, even though the market
value of that same house could
easily be more than $1 million.
. If voters approve the January
referendum, that same home-
owner would be able to buy a
new home and, instead of facing
a new tax bill on that home's
market value, would be able to
take the current home's value
with them and pay taxes on that
value instead. The proposal lim-
its portability to only the first
$500,000 of assessed value.
This means a Keys homeown-
er could very well sell an
$800,000 house and get tax sav-
ings using a $500,000 assessed
value in another county where


property values are lower. In a
-case like that, state Rep. Ron
Saunders said, the new house
could effectively be taken off the
tax rolls of that county.
The second measure would
double the existing homestead
exemption. That exemption
applies only to a primary resi-
dence.
The proposed 10 percent cap
on non-homesteaded property
might begin to provide some
equity for commercial properties
and second-home owners, who
have born the brunt of soaring
property prices while homestead-
ed properties were protected by
Save Our Homes.
"There have been cases of
snowbirds paying property taxes
10 times as high as those of per-
manent residents living nearby,"
Michael MacKenzie, spokesman
for the Canadian Snowbird
Association, said in a statement
released in June. The organiza-
tion seeks tax reform that treats
part-time residents fairly, he said.
The ballot measure must pass
by 60 percent. If it does, it would
go into effect retroactively as of
Jan. 1.


Opposition widespread


Wesley House adds
Key West training

Foster parents are needed
in Monroe County, and those
interested have opportunities
to train as foster parents in
both the Upper and Lower
Keys.
A 10-week Wesley House
Family Services course is
offered starting Jan. 14 from
6 to 9 p.m. in the Upper Keys
at the Wesley House
Tavernier Office, 175 Wrenn
St. Call Noreen Dawson to
register at 853-3515.
It's also offered starting
Jan. 23, also from 6 to 9 p.m.,
at Wesley House, 1304
Truman Ave., Key West. Call
Val Maynard at 289-2681.



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

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E-mail TAXES/ From the biggest plus in the plan, organization said the change in : T: f'
keynoter@keynoter.com TAXES From 1 Monroe County Property property taxes could "institute The following upcoming
Appraiser Ervin Higgs said. a fundamental shift in Florida's government meetings are
Missing your paper? pass," state Rep. Ron Saunders "There are things in it that taxing structure, and the long- scheduled for broadcast
If your newspaper is not of Key West told the Keynoter will help people, like portabili- term impacts are yet undeter- on Comcast Channel 76:
delivered by 6:30 a.m. (7:30 Thursday. "If it passes, my con- ty and the higher homestead mined." Today: Islamoraida
a.m. weekends, holidays) cern is that the Senate might say exemption," he said. "This is The Florida League of Village Council (repeat),
call (305) 743-5551, ext. 12, they're done. But we need to like anything -else; you don't Mayors issued a statement in 10 a.m.
before 10a.m. for redelivery. come back with a lower cap on get everything you've asked December saying the measure Tuesday: County Plan-
On weekends or after hours, non-hdmesteaded properties, for. But if we don't do this, "would hurt young families ning Commission, 10 a.m.
call toll-free 1-800-441-0444. something more like the Save then people get nothing and it and community schools while
Our Homes, a guarantee." goes back to the starting gate." actually making the tax system
FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN Under Save Our Homes, a Higgs said a colleague of worse."
8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is state constitutional amendment his wrote a paper in support of All three organizations note l
published semi-weekly by Florida voters passed in 1992 and that the reform. that legislation in 2007 man-
Marathon, Florid 3350158. took effect in 1995, home- Portability, Volusia County dated local property tax roll-
Subscription rates are $37.63 In steaded properties in Florida Appraiser Morgan B. Gilreath backs, which bit into revenues
the Keys. Your Keynoter home have their annual assessments Jr. wrote, "has potential for for county and municipal gov-
delivery subscription includes capped at 3 percent. That kick-starting a severely ernments. Spotlight Channel 5 News
Keys Sunday and the Sunday means property taxes on them depressed real estate market Deputy Monroe County -
itonor mal ubcrMioai H ; can go up only so much, since and enabling all Floridians to Supervisor of Elections Joyce Monday Friday
$47.70 in Florida and $45 out-of- taxes are based on assessed safely remain homeowners in Griffin said it's too early to 6:00 p.m.
state. Please call for all other values, existing or new homes." estimate turnout for the end-of- 9:00 p.m.
rates, including overseas mail. The proposed tax reform The entire proposal, accord- the-month election, though Keys news"daily
Periodicals Postage Paid atnal doesn't change that, except it ing to the Florida League of since it's a presidential primary Keys newstdaily
Marathon, Florida and additional from the staff of
mailing offices. would allow people the ability Cities, "compounds the dispar- election, as well, turnout could from the stot
to take their current savings ities and inequities embedded be high. The Keynoter,
POSTMASTER: Address changes with them if they move. The in the current property tax She said her office has The Reporter and
to FLORIDA KEYSKEYNOTER, 0 way it works now, you buy a structure." received 4,048 requests for Keys Sunday,
BOX 500158, MARATHON, FL new house, you're taxed at the The League of Counties also absentee ballots. on Comcast Cable,
S5;:. im;: market value of that new home. opposes the referendum. In a Early voting begins Jan. 14 Channel 5.
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Keys News


Schools' funding


switch on ballot


JANUARY 6, 2008



Real Estate Business -Lifestyle

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eateries

Keys restaurants put
Focus on environment
Also:


Bed tax revenue up
throughout county
Three businesses
open in Upper Keys
Coaching column:
W, O How much are low
Stages costing you?


There wouldn't
be a tax rise,
just a transfer
By KRISTEN BURNIE
kbumie@keysreporter.com

Keys voters will decide
Jan. 29 whether the Monroe
County School District can
continue to make a portion of
its construction budget, which
is raised through local proper-
ty taxes, available for teach-
ers' salaries and other opera-
tions.
The funding referendum is
the only local vote that will
accompany the presidential
primary and a statewide tax
referendum on the Jan. 29 bal-
lot.
If approved by a simple
majority, the referendum
would allow the School
District to transfer 50 cents

Keys briefs


Estranged wife
jailed in attack

A Miami woman was jailed
Tuesday for reportedly forcing
her way into her estranged hus-
band's Stock Island house,
attacking him and his girl-
friend, then damaging both
their cars.
Monroe County Sheriff's
Office deputies say Jessica
Ramos, 22, forced her way into
the First Street home at 6:30
p.m. Tuesday, attacked both
victims and threatened to dam-
age both their cars with a base-
ball bat, which she pulled out of
her car.
Deputies says she grabbed
both their car keys from inside
the house, ran .outside and
threw them away, and then used
her own keys to scratch both
victims' cars, damaging them
extensively. She left before
deputies arrived.
She was found nearby and
arrested, charged with two
counts of battery, criminal mis-
.chief and burglary with battery
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per $1,000 of assessed proper-
ty value from its construction
budget to operations.
Because the Florida
Legislature dictates how tax
dollars are spent, a certain
amount of the funds raised by
property taxes is legally desig-
nated for construction.
A "yes" vote on the refer-
endum would not alter the
number of tax dollars raised,
but would give the district the
flexibility to set aside less for
construction and spend more
on operational costs such as
teacher salaries and classroom
materials.
Voters first approved the
so-call flexible funding in
2004, but state law requires
that the transfer be put to a
vote every four years.
Because of changes in
property values, the amount of
money transferred changes
annually. In 2007-08, about
$13.8 million, or about one-
third of what the district
spends on teacher compensa-
tion, was transferred into the
operating budget, Super-
intendent Randy Acevedo
said.
Acevedo said the trans-
ferred money has helped
increase teacher salaries in
Monroe County to some of the
highest in the state, which has
helped reduce turnover rates.
"The teacher salaries have
helped tremendously with
recruiting," he said. "Three
years ago our school doors
opened with about two dozen
open teaching positions, the
year after that it was reduced
to about a dozen and this year
only two. In addition, princi-
pals feel this year's recruits
were higher quality, as well."
Keys public schools were
the first in Florida to start
teachers with a bachelor's
degree at an annual salary of
more than $40,000.
Board member Debra
Walker said that since 2004,
the ability to transfer funds
has been "quite effective.
We've had less turnover and
we're beginning to address the
needs of teachers moving
down here to, the Keys,"


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NELSON / From 1

"The biggest item is the
noise factor," Monroe County
Mayor Sonny McCoy of
Nelson's meeting. "And let's
face it, the only people that can
make the difference in this issue
is the federal government."
Paul Caruso, a vocal critic of
the jet noise emanating from the
air base, said he's been working
closely with Nelson to share his
and other residents' concerns
about the decibel levels created
by the F-18 Super Hornets.
"I've been working with
folks in the senator's office
since back in August," he said.
"They've been very very help-
ful in getting my requests to the
correct military personnel."
Caruso and several Stock
Island residents who have been
fighting the noise issue were the
first on Fatovic's e-mail list for
the town-hall meeting.
"I am reaching out to you
because you are all an integral
part of the Key West and
Monroe County community and
I wanted you to be the first to be
invited to this event," she wrote.
NAS Key West
Commanding Officer Capt. J.R.
Brown asked the County
Commission in December to
sanction the so-called AICUZ
as part of its planning process,
but the county has yet to make a
move.
He said the AICUZ is
designed to provide the county.
with a guideline for develop-
ment and redevelopment around
the base. But county officials
say that by adopting it, they
could be held liable for land-
takings lawsuits by people who
would claim the jet noise disal-
lows use of their homes.
The county already uses an
original AICUZ, drafted in
1977, when considering devel-
opment in the Lower Keys.
Ironically, while the county
has been loath to recognize the
new AICUZ, long-time resi-
dents say new technology in jets
has increased the noise to exist-
ing households.
"There are facilities the mili-
tary has built that these planes
are made for," said Caruso.
"This is not one of them,"
Nelson's last town-hall meet-
ing in the Keys was in 2005.


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Keys Opinion


Bad tax deal better

than no reform at all

The art of compromise is not always what it seems.
Case in point: The watered-down tax reform plan that goes
before Florida voters Jan. 29.
A recent statewide poll found no overwhelming support for the
supposed tax-cut package, which will require a 60 percent vote
in favor to become law.
During last spring's legislative session, House Speaker Marco
Rubio pushed for a much more aggressive plan that would have
rolled back property taxes by an estimated $5.8 billion and shift-
ed more burden to sales taxes.
Another proposal floated at the time called for transferability
of the Save Our Homes tax cap, a measure pushed by the real
estate and -construction industries, which saw the downside of
rapid property appreciation creating two classes of homeowners:
Those who bought before the market went nuts and .enjoyed the
annual 3 percent assessment cap, and those who bought when
prices were high and bore the full brunt of higher taxes on inflat-
ed values.
In these pages, we editorialized against the tax-cut package
based on the Legislature's failure to address the unfair tax bur-
den on commercial property and second-home owners, who
don't qualify for the homestead exemption.
By the time the Legislature finished "compromising" the tax
plan, it wound up with a mish-mash of pieces.
What voters will have before them on the Jan. 29 ballot would:
Double the homestead exemption from $25,000 to $50,000
(except on school taxes).
+ Allow the transfer (with some limitations) of the Save Our
Homes benefit to another homestead property in Florida.
Allow a $25,000 exemption on tangible personal property,
which would benefit small-business owners a bit.
Place a 10 percent cap on annual assessment increases for
nonhomesteaded property.
This latter provision is one of the most obvious examples of
why compromises don't always' produce good results.
The idea started with state Rep. Ron Saunders of Key West
trying to address the tax burden borne by landlords, who pass on
property tax hikes to renters. But his amendment called for that.
commercial cap to be set at 7 percent, not 10. "
The Republican-controlled House, in a stare-down with the
Senate, voted out a bill with a 3 percent cap (same as for home-
steaded property owners).
Well, you can guess how it wound up being 10 percent, which
is little protection at all for commercial property owners.
So Florida voters will face the choice of a bad compromise or
no tax reform. We know how we'd vote on that one.


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Keys family's foreclosure numbers don't add up


EDITOR:
In response to your story "Keys family stung
by foreclosure," I have a few questions that need
to be answered before I can feel sorry for or make
any donations to the Monticellos.
My first question is, where did the $383,429.29
go??
Assuming Monticello put zero down when she
purchased the home in 1993 and the fact she now
owes $593,429.29, there is a difference of
$383,429.29. Where did this money go?
When she refinanced the home with Novastar,
how did she prove her income was sufficient to
support a monthly payment of $5,300.79?
Why did the family go through numerous
lenders? Is it because she could not get approved
for a $595,000 loan? If this is the case, the lenders
that turned her down were right in doing so con-
sidering the loan defaulted after four months.
Novastar is a B/C subprime lender that typically
funded high-risk loans, hence its demise.
Should a person with an income of $1,150 per


month live in a $600,000 house in Key West? I
apologize on behalf of the Key West real estate
market, but most people realize it is impossible to
live in a $600,000 home here on $1,150 per month
income (legally).
Obviously, things are done differently here than
they are anywhere else in the country. In the rest
of the country, people in $600,000 homes don't
ask for donations; they move to a more affordable
place. After tapping into $383,000 worth of equity,
how can someone have the audacity to ask for
donations toward the $8,300 needed for their next
home?
With a typical security deposit of $1,000, this
leaves roughly $7,300 for first and last month's "
rent, or $3,650 per month. Last time I checked,
$1,150 per month income will not pay a $3,650
per month rent. If this is the case, will Mrs.
Monticello be in the paper again because she is
being evicted in a few months?
Sean Byrd
Key West


Community helps create a new, and safe, life


EDITOR:
As the beginning of'a new year approaches
and Christmas is over, I would, like to share a
true Christmas miracle that happened right here
in Marathon.
As a resident of Florida for over 10 years, I
had never been to the Keys before until early
November. As a struggling single mother of two
innocent boys, I was forced to leave a difficult
situation behind with hopes of a new beginning in
our future. Luckily, I was truly blessed to find a
domestic violence shelter that is being run by
some pretty fantastic women. Without their sup-
port, encouragement and dedication toward my
'children and me, we would have become another
statistic.
As I entered the Monroe County Domestic
Abuse Shelter, I was frightened and a little intim-
idated about starting over. I would like to say that
a lot of people in Marathon and throughout the
Keys have a heart for those who want to better
their lives and become productive citizens.
Hopefully one day I will be able to empower and
encourage,others, as it was done for me. So
many people and organizations have been helpful
and that is where the true miracle lies.
First and foremost, the Domestic Abuse
Shelter, Salvation Army, Keys Area
Interdenominational Resources, Monroe County

Just4Kids says thanks
EDITOR:
We want to wish all of our supporters a very
happy new year and give a great big thank you.
Because of their donations and our angel volun-
teers, Just4Kids collected, separated, wrapped
and delivered 2,700 toys to over 800 kids this
Christmas.
Thank you to all of our donors and volun-
teers. And most of all, to the founder of
Just4Kids, thank you to Paula Ciavolino.
Roxane Posada
Key West


Sheriff's Office, Community Co-Op Preschool,
San Pablo Catholic Church, Pirates of the
Marquesas, Publix, Pizza Hut and Stanley
Switlik Elementary School are just a few of the
many organizations who truly helped me and my
two boys with the miracle of life again.
As the new year approaches and as some of
the organizations and people that were a part of
my rebirth go unnoticed, please take some time
to see how fortunate we are to be in a city that
still has morals and values that truly impact some
individuals as it did me.
As a new resident in Marathon, I would like
to extend an extra special heartfelt thanks to all
the people for taking the time out of their busy-
lives to help my children and I. I am truly proud
to say that I love the city and people of Marathon
and I intend to stay here for a long time to come.
Leslie S.
Marathon

Editor's note: The writer's last name has not
been printed due to the nature of her situation.

L "S T[O] I EDIOR

Letters of local interest are welcome, but
subject to editing and condensing. There is
Sa 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) where you
may be reached if there are questions
about your correspondence.
Send your letters to:
Mail: Editor, Keynoter, PO. Box 500158,
Marathon, FL 33050
E-mail: keynoter@keynoter.com.
Fax: 743-6397.






Keys Opinion


Saturday, January 5,2008 7


Sewer numbers don't add up
EDITOR:
I agree with Marathon City Councilman Mike
Cinque that all of Marathon must be included in any
sewer project. I never could understand the rationale
that if there was not the arbitrary amount of 40 percent
coming from grant funding that we would not move
forward on sewering all districts in the city.
It was especially troubling to see the city moving
forward with one district would receive all grant
funding received to date and adding infrastructure
funds from all the city to keep the connection fees
artificially low.
Equally troubling was to see that part of this project
was the resurfacing of private roads, which would
improve private property using taxpayer funds.
Did the council think it would be an equitable solu-
tion to use city funds to support building a system in
one district while letting the rest of the city fend for
itself when 2010 rolls around and the state is knocking
on doors telling us we must put in our own compliant
wastewater system at vastly higher costs than what
was built for one district, using grant and infrastruc-
ture money?
If the figures in the Keynoter article are correct, the
actual percentage of grant funding when using a $12
million grant on a total cost of $82 million plus a 3
percent contingency is about 14.6 percent for the
entire city. At that level, a unit in a 20-unit condomini-
um will pay 50 percent of what a single-family
dwelling will pay. A condominium with more units
will pay even less.
The only equitable solution to this dilemma is to go
the equivalent-dwelling-unit method of funding as was
done in the Little Venice district, which is based solely
on use.
The part of the resolution I do not agree with is
funding of half of the grant shortfall with operations
and maintenance funds. Remember that the original 40
percent grant funding number was an arbitrary num-
ber. It can be found in the comprehensive plan but the
more important guarantee that it will be received or
from where it would come is nowhere to be found.
The fact that the resolution starts with this arbitrary
number and divides it by two proves that this too is
arbitrary.
I think it's time for the city and the city council to
get straight with the people who are ultimately going
to get the bill for a citywide system or individual on-
site systems. I also think it's way past time that more
people in Marathon educate themselves on these
issues.
Jack Berrigan
Marathon

Dolphin facility always gives
EDITOR:
I would like to thank Kenny McKinney, owner of
Theater of the Sea, for being a great locally owned spon-
sor of community events. Year after year, they sponsor
kids' events, two this year that we personally witnessed,
a Christmas special sponsored by TIB Bank of the Keys
and my 4-year-old's Plantation Key School class field
trip to the park for more dolphin shows.
These events were out of kindness and make this
community the only place to live for me and my family.
They are great neighbors and I thank again Kenny, TIB
and all the wonderful employees at Theater of the Sea
for year after year giving so much to the kids of this
great community
Paul Bates
Islamorada


Old Christmas memories

sprout new traditions


At the risk of revealing my age, I-confess I had
a pedal fire truck when I was a kid.
I don't really remember much about it, other
than marveling much later at its sleek bulbous-
nose shape in faded photos showing me as a tod-
dler surrounded by all that wonderful iron.
The memory came flooding back while scan-
ning one of the many catalogs that clog mailbox-
es pre-Christmas.
"Engine No. 9," reads the white stenciled sign
on the front fender of the reproduction model
Pedal Fire Truck. The price $299 is certain-
ly a modem-day inflation on an old Christmas
treasure.
Can't imagine my parents springing for any-
thing like that kind of money when I
was a tyke, even accounting for the
difference in value of the dollar now
versus then.
This particular catalog from a
nationally known specialty retailer
hearkens back a lot to memories for
aging yuppies.
You can tell the marketing gurus
were working overtime studying old
sales catalogs and looking up now-
antique guides to most popular toys of
yesteryear.
In addition to the pedal fire truck, Wayne Ir
this year's catalog features a chrome- Keynoter
plated hand warmer for $12.
Anyone who spent much time out-
doors in winter up north would remember these
wondrous devices, which used lighter fluid and
burned for hours inside a red-plush case that was
supposed to prevent bums from direct contact
with the metal.
Given Occupational Health and Safety
Administration regulations and the litigious soci-
ety we now live in, I'm surprised they can still
sell these things. And I'm sure they have to be
surrendered if you plan to pass through an airport
screening process, especially since nowadays
more than two cell phone or laptop batteries -
apparently constitute a terrorist threat alert.
A stapled-in-place insert that accompanied the
Christmas catalog was more revealing of the nos-
talgia craze, with such wonders as a metal kazoo,
a Magic 8 Ball, a glass jar filled with "Classic"
marbles. Imagine, marbles making a comeback in
an era when electronic video games are all the
rage emphasis on rage.
Surely, among the attractions of these
Christmas catalogs for aging boomers is the
chance for a do-over.
Most of us by now have grandkids to spoil. And
watching what havoc electronic games have
wrought, we've decided a make-good with grand-
kids might actually reverse that move to mayhem.
Toys like pick-up sticks, a yoyo and Etch-a-


Sketch go back to a simpler time when the imagi-
nation was our only stimulant.
The laws of commerce work in mysterious
ways, I conclude, when reaching the catalog
pages devoted to wooden toys.
A wooden race-car kit, wooden locomotive kit
and even a wooden sailboat kit would have been
much in demand by my parent's generation. But
that was long before World War II, when these
simpler means of transit were still new and excit-
ing.
In an obvious attempt to update those old treas-
ures, the manufacturer added a wooden SUV kit
(what? Haven't they heard about green living and
the need to conserve energy?), and a wooden
rocket kit.
This return to wood toys is a direct
response to the lead paint and safety
recalls for millions of cheap plastic
toys manufactured in China that flood-
ed our shores for the longest time.
Indeed, over the holidays, I was fas-
cinated to read about the Vermont toy
maker who built wooden toys mostly
as a hobby.
Well, that was until the Chinese toy
scare sent waves of well-heeled parents
searching for safe, American-made
arkham alternatives and his hand-turned doll
Publisher cradles and wooden-wheeled wagons
certainly fit the bill of dyed-in-the-
wool American.
Only one little problem, the crush of orders
came in so fast from all over the country that Ron
Voake, owner of Vermont Wooden Toys, said he
will finish his last Christmas orders and ship
sometime in March.
"It's really just a hobby that got out of hand,"
he said.
Which brings me back to the famous-retailer
catalog.
For those who simply can't wait, they offer
this:
"Rediscover do-it-yourself Magic in a Pre-Fab
World.
"Remember the thrill of wooden models? The
promise in the smell of pine? It's all still there
inside each kit, just waiting for little hands to
bring it to life."
Oh, and did I mention these kits cost $29 (not
including shipping costs)?
Take my advice. Go visit your neighborhood
lumberyard or home center.
For under $5 you can find all the materials you
need to build your own replica wagon or airplane
and you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that
the time spent with your kids building these toys
will fill memories that last a lifetime.
And isn't that the richest Christmas present of
all?


Keynoter


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Keys News


Iguanas likely just stunned


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leave."
Kent Heeter of Tavernier
helped collect and rehabilitate
several iguanas from a prior win-
ter as a Florida Keys
Herpetological Society effort.
"When they start dropping
from trees because they can't
hang on, it can look like it's rain-


ing iguanas," Heeter said. "But
when they wake up, they are not
docile. They want to get away."
Kim Gabel, an agent for the
Monroe County Cooperative
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Temperatures during the two-
day cold spell dropped as low as
30 degrees in some areas of the
Keys.
"They're probably very much
alive," Gabel said.
If the animals are dead, Gabel
said it is the responsibility of the
property owner where the iguana
is found to dispose of it, not the
county, state or federal govern-
ment.
Iguanas are non-native species
in the Keys or anywhere else in
South Florida. They come from
South and Central America and
became established here as a
result of the exotic pet trade.
They took to South and Central
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according to the University of
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many other flowers, as well as
undermine .seawalls, sidewalks
and foundations by burrowing.
Many in South Florida,
including most governments,
consider the iguanas non-native
pests.
Gabel said for those tired of


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iguanas, cold snaps like this latest
one provide perfect opportunities
to get rid of them once and for all.
"Now's the time to catch them
and throw them in a cooler with
dry ice," Gabel said.
The dry ice in an enclosed
space like a cooler creates a car-
bon dioxide chamber, Gabel said,
providing a humane way to kill
the iguanas.
For those concerned about the


fate of their local iguanas, Mader
said to leave them alone unless
the lizards fall prey to domestic
animals or cars.
"Just move them someplace
outside where they'll be safe," he
said. "You can touch them;
you're not going to get sick by
touching an iguana."
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Saturday, January 5, 2008 9


Record temps freeze Keys


Homeless people
find warmth in
local shelter
By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com

Many northerners are unsym-
pathetic to this week's Keys cold
snap; they don't understand that
without a furnace to heat the
house, 55 degrees or below is
downright cold.
Well, it's even colder when
you don't have a house. Ask the
several hundred homeless resi-
dents of the Keys who struggled
to stay warm the past few nights
when a cold front whipped record
cold through Monroe County.
"The coldest spot in the Keys
[Thursday morning] was John
Pennekamp [Coral Reef] State
Park at 36 degrees," said John
Rizzo, warning coordination
meteorologist with the National
Weather Service in Key West.
Key West broke a record early
Thursday morning, he added,
dipping to 45 degrees. The record


Broward teen
gashed in eye
in mangroves
Keynoter Staff

A Broward County girl, 16,
was recovering from a severe eye
injury this week after her person-
al watercraft ran into mangroves
Dec. 29 in Tavemier.
Amber Griffin was flown to
mainland medical facilities after
a mangrove branch impaled her
in the eye socket, according to a
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conser-
vation Commission report.
A passenger on the borrowed
Yamaha Waverunner, Jenna
Pompa, 17, was treated and
released from Mariners Hospital.
Pompa reportedly suffered
,scrapes and bruises.
Griffin was operating the
watercraft on the bayside of
Tavernier Creek around 2 p.m.
Dec. 29, said Bobby Dube, FWC
information officer.


low for a Jan. 3 was 46, recorded
in 1898. The all-time lowest tem-
perature recorded in Key West
was 41, recorded in 1886 and
again in 1981.
Temperatures started to warm
Friday and were expected to con-
tinue over the weekend and into
the week with highs in the mid-
to upper 70s and lows in the mid-
to upper 60s.
Despite the near freeze, many
homeless were able to stay rela-
tively warm, said Rev. Stephen
Braddock, executive director of
the Florida Keys Outreach
Coalition.
"We have plenty of blankets,"
he said Thursday. "The wind chill
was cold, but inside the sleeping
dorms it wasn't too bad."
The Keys Overnight
Temporary Shelter, or KOTS,
wasn't even filled to capacity
when the thermometer dipped to
45 degrees, Braddock said. The
shelter is on Stock Island.
"It was business as usual," he
said. "We have 128 beds and
Wednesday night, we had 116


The Waverunner reportedly
was traveling about 25 mph when
it swerved to avoid an anchored
boat in a shallow channel off the
creek. The boat crashed into the
mangroves, when the branch hit
Griffin in the eye. Her injuries
were described as serious but not
life-threatening.
Warnings were issued for
careless operation,, and for a
minor operating a vessel without
proof of boater education.


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water?

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Keynoter
for the
local forecast
on Page 2.


people."
In years past, the agency has
put out a call for blankets when
temperatures dropped so low, but
Braddock said this year, there are
more than enough to go around.
He expects the homeless pop-
ulation to spike later this month
or in early February, a usual
trend. Braddock said the swell
could come early, though, if coFd
temperatures continue up north.
"Miami-Dade and Broward
shelters are brimming," he said.
Gov. Charlie Crist has pro-
claimed. January Help the
Homeless Month. The proclama-
tion says that as many as 60,000
people have no place to sleep on
any given night in Florida. Crist
asks people to "become involved
in helping their neighbors in need
through the donation of their
time, talents and resources."
Key West was once rated by a
national advocacy group as one
of the country's meanest cities
toward its homeless population.
The dubious distinction disap-
peared in 2003 when the city
installed showers for Key West's
homeless. Those were removed,
however, last summer.
"I don't understand why there
are no showers for the home-
less," Michael Rosenstein told
the Key West City Commission
during its Tuesday meeting,
adding the commission spends
millions of dollars on other
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Frederick, Saunders wrote that he
wants direction from the Monroe
County Commission on whether
it would "be willing to provide
the necessary services to
[Marathon and Islamorada] and
to assume all assets and liabilities
of the cities if one or both of the
municipalities were dissolved."
Saunders said the letter was
meant to assess the county's
financial situation before
addressing the issue further.
"It isn't that I didn't want
input from the cities. The real
issue at this point is whether the
county would be willing or able
to take on financial obligations,"
he said.
In Marathon, resident Sally
Beulher has been sending out
petitions in support of dissolving
the city, which was created by
voters in 1999. In Islamorada
(created -in 1997), leading the
effort is resident Robert Page.
County Supervisor of
Elections Harry Sawyer said lan-
guage in a bill Saunders would
need to get passed in the
Legislature to allow local votes to
dissolve the two would determine
who would vote.
"We will follow whatever the
law says and however Ron
decides tdo this is how the elec-
tion [would] go," Sawyer said.
However, Saunders said he is
far from even considering such
legislation.
Still, at least in Marathon,
Buelher presses on through mail-
ing newsletters that, to this point,
appear to contain unfounded alle-
gations of corruption and waste-
ful spending.
Marathon Councilman Mike
Cinque, City Manager Mike Puto
and Vice Mayor Chris Bull,
among others, have said Buelher
has repeatedly declined to appear
before the council or debate her
stance in a public forum.
And Buelher said she would
likely not attend Tuesday's coun-
cil meeting.
Buelher claims in one recent
newsletter that former
Councilwoman Marjorie Meams
"is alleged to have confessed to
committing insurance fraud, a
felony. One of the claims was
alleged to be $250,000." She
states the claims were filed fol-
lowing Hurricane Wilma while
Mearns was serving as executive
director of the Pigeon Key
Foundation.


"I am aware of it and I am
offended," Meams said of the
allegations in the newsletter.
"I've had no personal conversa-
tions with her and why she's sin-
gling me out, I don't know."
Meams acknowledged the
State Attorney's office opened an
investigation, but only because
an inquiry was requested. She
declined to name who requested
the investigation.
"The State's Attorney's Office
dropped the case because there
was no case. Everything we
received from the insurance com-
pany and [the Federal Emergency
Management Administration]
was all legitimate. Insurance
adjusters put the claims in, not
me," she said.
In the same newsletter,
Buelher states the bidding
process to award a contract for
the city's recently opened fire sta-
tion at Florida Keys Marathon
Airport was not done according
to state bidding requirements.
However, city Community
Services Director Susie Thomas
said a request for qualifications
was sent out for a construction
manager at risk and an architect
.for the project.
"It was all done according to
,bid," she said.
Buelher claims the city paid
$700,000 in architect's fees for
the fire station. Resolution 2006-
110, passed July 25, 2006,
approved a contract with Cartaya
and Associates in an amount not
to exceed $385,000. That's what
was paid, Thomas said.
Buelher also claims unincor-
poration would mean the removal
of a layer of taxes, but according
to figures compiled by city
Finance Manager Cindy Lawson,
Marathon residents pay less in
property taxes than residents of
unincorporated Monroe.
The total millage rate for
Marathon residents this year was
7.6774, of which the city contri-
bution was 1.4243. Total millage
was 7.7507 in unincorporated
Monroe, with a 1.4976 county
contribution.
Taxes on a $1 million proper-
ty in Marathon in 2007 would
have been $7,677, versus $7,750
in Monroe County.
Buelher said she stands behind
the information in her newslet-
ters.
Tuesday's council meeting
begins at 5:30 p.m. at the new fire
station.


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Saturday, January 5, 2008 11


Keys briefs'


Keys couple charged
in road-rage incident
A Big Pine Key woman
and a Cudjoe Key man were
jailed Sunday, after they
reportedly pulled a knife and
gun, threatening another man
in an apparent case of road
rage in Key Largo.
Monica Harper, 23, and
Robbie Roberts, 37, are
charged with aggravated
assault with a deadly weapon.
The victim called the
Sheriff's Office to report
he'd been threatened with a
gun and a knife just before 2
p.m. at mile marker 107.
eputies said he reported the
suspects were following him
on the highway in a red
Hummer. The suspects were
arrested shortly thereafter.


Holidays bring strong numbers


Crowds jam Keys
for Christmas,
New Year's Eve
By KYLE TEAL
kteal@keynoter.com

If it seems the past week has
been more crowded than usual,
it's because it has been.
Many Key West inns and
guesthouses reached 100 percent
occupancy New Year's Day and
the few days prior. Up the Keys,
similar strong numbers were
reported.
"All of the innkeepers I have
spoken to say that their inns were
filled to capacity, and view occu-
pancy during this holiday period
as comparable to Fantasy Fest,"
Key West Inn Keepers-
Association President Ian
Whitney said.
The association represents


more than 60 inns, guesthouses,
and bed and breakfasts in Key
West.
"We have calculated that over
1,100 rooms at inns and guest-
houses in the Old Town area were
booked," Whitney said. That's
not counting larger hotels and
vacation rentals, he added.
Specific information will be
available once bed-tax revenue
data is collected.
Key West Chamber of
Commerce Executive Vice
President Virginia Panico said an
exact number of visitors will be
difficult to report, given the large
number of hotel rooms off line
due to construction. and the
undocumented places other visi-
tors stay.
"There are so many folks who
stay with family and friends," she
said.
In the Middle Keys, hotels also


filled the majority of their rooms.
"I think for New Year's Eve,
we were probably at 95 percent"
occupancy, said Dennis Wardlow,
general manager of the Holiday
Inn Marina in Marathon. That's a


The Key Largo
Chamber of
Commerce visitor
center saw up
to 300 to 400
people daily.

slight increase from the 75 per-
cent it typically fills, he said.
"We have more of the family,
fishing kind of people," Wardlow
said of Marathon visitors.
Marathon was able to capital-
ize on holiday tourists who
couldn't find rooms in Key West,


he added.
In the Upper Keys, "Business
was pretty strong the week
between" Christmas and New
Year's, Key Largo Chamber of
Commerce President Jackie
Harder said. "Our bookings are
strong but they are a week
behind," meaning that "people
who would come in on Dec. 22
came in on Dec. 29 instead."
She said the chamber visitor
center saw up to 300 to 400 peo-
ple daily.
And of course, with the crowds
and celebrations came arrests.
In Key West, where the major-
ity of tourists went, "For the most
part it was well-behaved
crowds," Police Department Sgt.
Donie Lee said. "I would com-
pare it to last year's numbers."
Overall for Monroe County, the
Keynoter counted 33 arrests from
Dec. 31 to Jan. 1 on the Sheriff's
Office Web site. Of course, not all
were holiday-related.


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Registration
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By KYLE TEAL
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Enrollment for Florida Keys
Community College's spring
term was up 26 full-time equiva-
lent students as of Friday after-
noon, college spokeswoman
Lydia Estenoz said.
Last year on the Friday after
New Year's, full-time equivalen-
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Among them are 10 students
in the nursing program who start
classes Jan. 8. This is the first
year the nursing program has
been offered in the spring.
College staff is excited about
the initial increase, and President
Jill Landesberg-Boyle jokes she
has her workload for January.
"It looks good," Estenoz said.
By the end of registration for
all spring classes last year, 308
full-time students enrolled.
Registration for this spring is
open Monday, Tuesday and


Wednesday until 7 p.m. at the
registration and admissions
office on Stock Island.
Registration ends Jan. 15.
The fall 2007 semester had
299 full-time students excluding
those in dual enrollment; in
2006, there were 270, Estenoz
said.
College records .show enroll-
ment of full-time equivalent stu-
dents for 2005-06 was 775.
Three years earlier, in 2002-03,
the count was 940.
Landesberg-Boyle, who start-
ed as president Aug. 1, made
reversing enrollment decline her
top priority by establishing more


classes and programs, stressing
dual enrollment and pushing a
revamped college marketing
strategy.
The new Educator Prep
Institute enrolled its first hopeful
teachers Friday morning.
And two new kite-surfing
classes are nearly half full,
Estenoz said, and Hodges
University's four-year bache-
lor's degree program is now
accepting students, with class-
rooms set up on campus for
courses in business manage-
ment.
Hodges is based on Florida's
West Coast.


Boot Key Bridge again returns to agenda


More step up
with concerns
about access
By RYAN McCARTHY
rmccarthy@keynoter.com

The Marathon City Council is
scheduled to meet in regular ses-
sion Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the
fire station at Florida Keys
Marathon Airport (it won't be tel-
evised). Agenda items include:
+ A discussion on plans for


the Boot Key Bridge, indefinitely
closed due to safety issues.
The city is awaiting comple-
tion of an appraisal of Boot Key's
value before making concrete
arrangements for the bridge, but
some residents have special
needs to be addressed.
Deputy City Manager C.J.
Geotis said he has spoken with
several tenants, including a fish-
erman who needs to transport
materials to the island to con-
struct lobster traps; a Sprint tech-


Keys briefs


Guard rescues crew
of boat going down

The crew of the U.S. Coast
Guard cutter Farallon on
Thursday was towing the dis-
abled 37-foot sailing vessel Hot
Ticket to Key West and was
expected to arrive in port Friday.
The Coast Guard said the
crew aboard the Hot Ticket
called in a distress call
Wednesday from 130 miles
southwest of Fort Myers Beach,
saying they lost the boat's steer-
ing and the vessel was taking on
water.
The Farallon arrived on the
scene about 6 p.m. Thursday
after battling 10- to 12-foot seas
for more than 10 hours, the
Guard says.
The crew of the Hot Ticket
activated its emergency posi-
tion-indicating radio beacon


Wednesday afternoon. Coast
Guard search-and-rescue coor-
dinators in New Orleans
received the signal.
The Seventh Coast Guard
District in Miami took control of
the rescue, directing a helicopter
from Coast Guard Air Station
Clearwater. Moments later, the
Atlantic Area Command Center
received an alert from the cruise
ship Grandeur of the Seas that
relayed a mayday call from the
Hot Ticket. The Hot Ticket crew
stated it lost a rudder, was taking
on water and their satellite
phone was no longer working.
Two aircraft from Air Station
Clearwater and a jet from Air
Station Miami flew missions to
remain with the Hot Ticket
throughout Wednesday evening
and until shortly before the
Farallon rendezvoused with the
Hot Ticket Thursday afternoon.


nician who said he makes routine
trips to the island to service cell-
phone towers; and even a bee-
keeper who wants to move 112
live beehives from the island.
"Council will have to look at
what everyone's needs are out
there and it'll be their decision,"
Geotis said.
Traffic of any kind was sus-
pended on the bridge Dec. 3 after
a Florida Department of
Transportation letter declared the
bridge a safety hazard and called
for its immediate closure.
+ A discussion on possible
alternatives for the former
Marathon Manor nursing home
property adjacent to Marathon
Middle and High School. The
Monroe County School Board
owns the property.
"I want to have staff look at
the building and make a determi-
nation about what is actually
there and whether it can be used
for apartments or office space;
should it be demolished?" Vice
Mayor Chris Bull said.
Former Planning Director
Fred Gross obtained for the city
from the state Department of
Community Affairs the right to
build 50 affordable housing units
on the property, but Bull said
those units are not necessarily
tied to the manor site.
Bull said the site would pro-
vide an excellent spot for a pro-
posed city hall/library, on hold
for some time now. The manor is
a 40,000-plus-square-foot prop-
erty, while city-hall proposals
called for only 30,000 square
feet, he said. City Hall is current-
ly sited in trailers at 98th Street.
A resolution brought forth by


Mayor Pete Worthington to
encourage Monroe County to
maintain its current level of per-
sonnel, services and budget for the
county library system. Worthington
said he is concerned with the coun-
ty's decision to cut Saturday hours
at the Marathon branch.
"Saturday is an important day
because a lot of people are off
work and want to use the library.
It's an important service to the
community," he said.
+ An ordinance to create a
"dog-friendly restaurant" section
of the city code. It would provide
for an exemption from state law
to allow dogs in outdoor areas of
public food establishments dur-
ing hours of operation.
+ An ordinance allowing the
building official the right to grant
a one-time 180-day administra-
tive extension to anyone awarded
a dwelling-unit allocation permit.
An ordinance dealing with
the deferral of housing allocation
awards in the building-permit
allocation system. Permits may
be deferred for three consecutive
trimesters, which comprises a
calendar year, before being sur-
rendered back into the city's pool.
A resolution to approve a
request by Holiday Diver Inc. for
a conditional use permit for the
property formerly known as
Gary's Pub & Billiards near mile
marker 50.
The council unanimously
approved the request at quasi-
judicial hearings last month
despite pleas from several local
dive operators.
Some are concerned the new
business, Divers Direct, will put
them out of business.


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New lobster group meets


'We need more
of a consensus,'
chairman says
By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadlow@keynoter.com

People who depend on lob-
ster for their livelihood need to
put their own stamp on new
rules coming for the species,
say commercial fishermen.
"Lobster is a multi-jurisdic-
tional, co-managed species,"
said Tony larocci, a Marathon
fisherman and member of the
federal South Atlantic Fishery
Management Council.
"This is not just the state
telling us that changes are com-
ing," larocci said. "We're deal-
ing with two federal fishery
councils and the [Florida Keys]
National Marine Sanctuary in
addition to the state."
The Florida Keys Commercial
Fishermen's Association will host
an open forum at 1 p.m. Monday
at the Marathon Government
Center to launch a year-long
effort to help shape expected reg-
ulatory changes.
"Our long-term goal is a


renewable and sustainable
resource for all user groups,
with minimal impact on the
marine environment," larocci
said. "We want everybody to
be happy with the fishery."
larocci said he envisions a
working group like the
Tortugas 2000 panel that craft-
ed regulations to establish the
Tortugas Ecological Reserves,
two large no-take zones in the
sanctuary.
"It's better to try to work
with the divers and all the user
groups and be proactive
instead of reacting," Iarocci
said. "We've got a whole lot to'
deal with in this fishery."
Bruce Irwin, chairman of
the Fishermen's Association,
said, "Our No. 1 goal is to pro-
tect the resource and protect
the environment for long-term
sustainability. We want to
speak with one voice on the
state and federal issues coming
up."
A two-year effort by state
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission staff and a panel
of lay advisors to overhaul
Florida's lobster laws hit snags
at a December FWC meeting


when final decisions were
expected.
Three modest rule changes
were made but the state com-
mission delayed decisions on
controversial issues such as
lobster-trap reduction and
allowing the use of manmade
underwater lobster habitats by
commercial divers.
"We need more of a consen-
sus, especially from the indus-
try, to come forward," Irwin
said. "We can't just have a
brawl at the commission meet-
ing and see who wins."
The working group also can
work to "clear up some real
misconceptions about our fish-
ing practices," Irwin said. "It
was obvious some people [at
the December FWC meeting]
do not understand what we
do."
larocci said mandates in
federal law could lead to
wholesale changes in the way
commercial fishing works in
coming years.
"Everything the state does
still has to go through the fed-
eral process," he said. "When
you see the things that are
coming down on us, we realize
that we have to do something.
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Lobsterman faces charge


He's accused
of possible
illegal casita
By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadlow@keynoter.com

A commercial lobster diver
faces an arraignment hearing in
local court Friday on a count of
possessing artificial-reef materi-
als on the water.
Manuel Ravelo Jr., 35, of Key
West was booked into the
Monroe County jail Dec. 24 and
released after posting $1,000
bond on the misdemeanor count.
Ironically, Ravelo was named
in 2005 to the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commis-
sion's Spiny Lobster Advisory
Board as a commercial diver.
The panel later voted to ask that
he be removed because of
missed meetings.
An information report on


Ravelo's case was filed Nov. 21
by the office of Monroe County
State Attorney Mark Kohl stem-
ming from an incident at sea
June 11.
According to a Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation
Commission report, officers on
patrol three miles north of Key
West conducted a boat-safety
and catch inspection aboard a
29-foot boat carrying Ravelo
and another man.
Officers reported finding
"many pieces of rebar approxi-
mately [3 feet] in length" along
with a sledgehammer and tool
bag.
The iron reinforcing rods and
tools were suitable for use in
building an illegal underwater
habitat to attract lobster, accord-
ing to the FWC.
Ravelo- would not offer an
alternative purpose for the mate-
rials aboard his boat, officers
,reported.


Ravelo could not be reached
for comment this week.
Underwater habitats, also
known locally as casitas, are
used to provide spaces where
lobster congregate. During lob-
ster season, divers can go to the
site and collect many crus-
taceans rather than looking for
them in their natural habitats.
While commercial divers
maintain such habitats are bene-
ficial to the marine environment,
biologists fear the structures
could be detrimental to the lob-
ster's normal behavior.
Hundreds of these structures
are believed to have been built
illegally around the Keys,
according to government offi-
cials.
Under current state law, it is
illegal to build such an underwa-
ter habitat without permits, or to
carry on the water "any materi-
als reasonably suited ... for use
and placement as an artificial
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THE CITY OF KEY WEST


NOTICE OF MEETING

CITY OF KEY WEST
COMMUNITY HOUSING COMMITTEE

MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2008
AT 5:30 P.M.
ADA CONFERENCE ROOM
CITY HALL, 525 ANGELA STREET
Published Keynoter 01/05/08


NOTICE OF MAJOR DEVELOPMENT
AND CONDITIONAL USE
The Key West City Commission will hold a Public
Hearing at Old City Hall, 510 Greene Street, Key
West, Florida on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at 6:00
P.M., or as soon thereafter as the matter shall arise
on the agenda.

The purpose of the Hearing is to consider a
resolution for:

A MAJOR DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO
DEMOLISH AND REPLACE TWO
NONCONTRIBUTING HOTEL STRUCTURES
AND RENOVATE A CONTRIBUTING
HISTORIC STRUCTURE FROM OFFICE
USE TO HOTEL USE 326-330 DUVAL
STREET AND 415-417 EATON STREET
(RE#'S 00004410-000000,00004380-000000 &
00004370-000000)

The file may be reviewed during regular office
hours, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., at the City Clerk's
Office, 525 Angela Street.

If signing, special seating, or other accommodations
are required, please call 809-3831 (TDD number
809-1111) 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Pursuant to F.S. 286.0105, notice is given that if a
person decides to appeal any decision made by the
Commission with respect to any matter considered
at such meeting or hearing, that person will need a
record of the proceedings, and that, for such pur-
pose, that person may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based.



Cheryl Smith, MMC, CPM
City Clerk

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Still no ID on dead diver


Wisconsin man
is 15th to die
in water in '07
By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadlow@keynoter.com

Four days after a Wisconsin
man died at the end of a ship-
wreck dive off Key Largo,
authorities still were trying to tell
his family.
Since the only known relatives
of the diver, 51, have not been
told of the Dec. 31 death, the
man's name had "not been
released as of press time Friday.
His parents are traveling and
have not been located, said
Deputy Becky Herrin of the


Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
According to a Sheriff's
Office investigation, the man was
diving on a dive to the Bibb, a
retired U.S. Coast Guard cutter
scuttled as an artificial reef. The
Bibb lies on its side, the shallow-
est section of the ship in about 90
feet of water.
Earlier in the day, the divers
from the liveaboard dive boat
Gulf Stream Eagle made a trip to
the Bibb's sister ship, the Duane,
scuttled nearby.
The victim's dive buddy said
the Wisconsin man made a safety
stop, then proceeded up to the
dive boat. The Wisconsin man
apparently fell unconscious and.
was spotted floating face-down at
the surface.


Attempts at cardiopulmonary
resuscitation were made aboard
the boat The man was transferred
to a Coast Guard vessel for the
trip to shore but he was pro-
nounced dead around 12:30 p.m.
An autopsy will be done to deter-
mine the cause of death.
It was the second scuba-relat-
ed death off Key Largo in two
days. Nancy Kreiter, 50, of
Maryland died Dec. 30 after sur-
facing from a shallow-water dive
to the Benwood wreck.
The two deaths in the last two
days of 2007 raised to 11 the
number of people who died while
scuba diving in Keys waters dur-
ing the year. There also were
three freediving-related deaths,
and one snorkeler killed when hit
by a boat.


33rd Street boat ramp work a go


Work on ramp
at Quay not
that far behind
By RYAN McCARTHY
rmccarthy@keynoter.com

It was tied up in governmental
red tape for some time, but it
appears the city of Marathon has
gotten the go-ahead to begin refur-
bishing its 33rd Street boat ramp.
The ramp has been in disrepair
and Deputy City Manager C.J.


Geotis said miscommunications
between the Federal Emergency
Management Agency and the city
held the project up.
"Once we took care of that,
FEMA was great. They did a
great job looking into this and
[allowing] me to go ahead and
start the project," Geotis said.
FEMA allocated $869,088
toward the ramp's repair, which
Geotis said would cost a total of
$905,000.
"FEMA is going to be paying


Keys briefs


Driver can't get
to shrimp fast enough

After repeated reports to
Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff's dispatchers about a
reckless driver, deputies arrested
a Miami man Wednesday who
said he was on the way to Key
West to buy some shrimp.
Deputy Winifred Higgins was
notified about the 1995 red Jeep
traveling southbound, passing in
no-passing zones and driving
other cars off the road about 1:30
p.m. He spotted the Jeep at mile
marker 84 and pulled into traffic
behind it. As he followed the
Jeep, he saw it pull into the oppo-
site lane to pass a car, driving a


northbound vehicle off the road,
deputies said.
Higgins turned on his lights
and siren in an effort to stop the
Jeep but the driver, later identi-
fied as John Laundry, 57, again
moved into the northbound lane
in a no-passing zone, forcing a
truck and car off the road.
Several other cars were forced to
slam on their brakes and swerve
to the shoulder, deputies said.
As the Jeep pulled back into
the southbound lane, Laundry
suddenly braked and skidded off
the road and onto the grassy
shoulder, stopping near mile
marker 76, deputies said.
Laundry was charged with
reckless driving.


for almost the entire project;
before, we had half of that and
were able to get the balance," he
said.
Geotis said the city is finaliz-
ing a contract with Coral Marine
Construction, which was the low-
est original bidder on the project.
The city will replace the current
ramp with a double pre-stressed
one, remodel the bathroom facili-
ties, place a wooden deck to the
left of the ramp and repair the sea-
wall around the ramp.
City Manager Mike Puto said
the city might contract with an
owner of a private ramp to pro-
vide public access while the 33rd
Street ramp is closed.
The city had planned to com-.
plete the project prior to season.
Meanwhile, $180,000 in miti-
gation money.from Marlin Bay
Yacht Club development ear-
marked for 33rd Street can now be
used to fund repairs at the ramp
adjacent to the former Quay prop-
erty near mile marker 54 bayside.
The money must be used toward
public water-access projects.
"The [state Department of
Transportation] is moving ahead
with retiring that piece of proper-
ty to us and we have a commit-
ment from them for $90,000
toward the repair," Geotis said.
Monroe County had pledged
$375,000 over three years toward
Quay boat-ramp repairs. Geotis
said those funds are still available
to the city but will be used for
other purposes.


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Hearing at Old City Hall, 510 Greene Street, Key
West, Florida on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at 6:00
P.M., or as soon thereafter as the matter shall arise
on the agenda.

The purpose of the Hearing is to consider a
resolution for:

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The file may be reviewed during regular office
hours, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., at the City Clerk's
Office, 525 Angela Street.

If signing, special seating, or other accommodations
are required, please call 809-3831 (TDD number
809-1111) 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Pursuant to F.S. 286.0105, notice is given that if a
person decides to appeal any decision made by the
Commission with respect to any matter considered
at such meeting or hearing, that person will need a
record of the proceedings, and that, for such pur-
pose, that person may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based.


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Scouts want camp upgrade


They're seeking
redevelopment
of Sawyer site
By ALYSON CREAN
acrean@keynoter.com

A West Summerland Key
Boy Scouts camp redolent of
the 1950s may get a face lift in
the near future.
Owners of the 10-acre
waterfront Camp Sawyer are
asking the county's Develop-
ment Review Committee to
approve a redevelopment plan
for the camp. Review by the
committee is the first step
before the plans are reviewed
by the Planning Conimission
and eventually the County
Commission.
The DRC meets at 1 p.m.
Monday at the Marathon
Government Center. Its mem-
bers are acting county
Planning Director Townsley
Schwab, county Fire Marshal
Wally Romero, Department of
Transportation representative
Patricia Ivey, county


Environmental Resources
Administrator Ralph Gouldy
and County Engineer David
Koppel.'
The Key West-based
Carlisle Co. put together the
development proposal, which
includes demolition of three
existing buildings. In their
place, the owners want to
build a new administration
building with offices, a dining
hall and trading post.
Plans also include a 10-
room counselors' residence
and two affordable single-
family units for camp person-
nel and security. An amphithe-
ater, tiki huts and a softball
field are also in the works.
The camp was deeded to
the South Florida Boy Scouts
of America in 1956. The deed
has a provision that if the land
is ever used for anything other
than a Boy Scout camp, it
reverts to county ownership.
According to a Craig Co.
memo, the camp is used for
merit-badge preparation and
general scouting activities


such as camping, kayaking
and snorkeling. It's used
exclusively by scouts from
Monroe County and South
Florida.
"These structures need to
be upgraded," Craig Co. Vice
President Barbara Mitchell
wrote in a project overview.
"During recent storms, West
Summerland Key experienced
repeated flooding, and the Boy
Scouts' South Florida Council
recognizes that in order to
continue and improve the
scouting experience, these
facility need to be improved."
She wrote that the project is
being funded in part by a
donation from Key West busi-
nessman Edward B. Knight.
According to county
records, the assessed value of
the parcel with existing build-
ings is $3.8 million and tax
exempt.
A new sewer plant for the
proposed upgraded camp has
already been approved by the
state Department of Health.
County staff recommends
approval of the project.


Mitigation talks up again


No decision
expected from
planning panel
Keynoter Staff

The Monroe County Planning
Commission will take another


look at ways to mitigate negative
effects on the environment due
to development in the Lower
Keys when it meets at 10 a.m.
Tuesday at the Marathon
Government Center.
The commission previously
rejected a proposal that would


have required those building
new homes on No Name or
Big Pine keys to pay $98,000
for the county to purchase
environmentally sensitive land
for preservation. Commercial
space would have been
charged $698 per square foot.
Tuesday, the panel will
look at other options.
The two islands' develop-
ment is tightly controlled
under a habitat conservation
plan that calls for environmen-
tal mitigation for new con-
struction or redevelopment.
The plan's aim is to protect the
habitat .of Key deer and other
endangered species on the
islands.
Planning Commissioner
Jim Cameron suggests the
commission hold off on a
decision about proposed miti-
gation until it revisits the
habitat plan as a whole.
Acting Monroe County
Planning Director Townsley
Schwab says he expects the
item to be discussed Tuesday
but that there likely will be no
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Housing money


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Key West is
on CWHIP's
short list
By KYLE TEAL
kteal@keynoter.com

One of Key West's most dete-
riorated housing complexes
could receive 44 new units, as the
City Commission on Wednesday
unanimously accepted $2.5 mil-
lion in federal disaster-recovery
money to be used for a project
that would cost a total of $7.5
million.
But it's not a done deal yet.
Officials now wait anxiously
to see if work toward the dilapi-
dated 38-unit Roosevelt Sands Jr.
complex at the end of Truman
Avenue will receive a $5 million
grant from the Community
Workforce Housing Innovation
Pilot Program, or CWHIP, a pool
administered by' the Florida
Housing Finance Corp.
Communications Director
Cecka Green said because
Monroe was one of the four
counties that did not receive
funding last year, the project is
expected to receive funding in the
coming year as long as it meets
state qualifications. The other
three counties up for CWHIP
money are Collier, Miami-Dade
and Broward.
"We could be ranking a signif-
icant number of applications,"
Green said.
The deadline to apply for the
money is Jan. 29, Key West
Housing Authority Director
Manuel Castillo said. Decisions
will be made by late-February.
If Key West is approved, the
Roosevelt Sands project could
begin within the next six to nine
months.
CWHIP administrators chose
11 different projects across the
state for last year from among 33
counties that applied.
Florida Housing Finance Corp.
documents say that at least 50 per-
cent of approved projects must be
for workers such "educators,
police and fire personnel, health-
care workers, skilled building
trade personnel and others."
The fund pool, totaling $62.4
million this year, Was created
after state lawmakers passed leg-


islation that called for the funding
source in 2006.
Originally, the city's Housing
Authority was eyeing Poinciana
property for new units. That proj-
ect is still a possibility in the
future. The Porter Place and
George Allen complexes need
restoration as well, officials said.
The Roosevelt Sands complex
was built in 1940 "and is
approaching the end of its useful
life," a resolution from Mayor
Morgan McPherson says. The
project would bring 44 new units
before demolishing the existing
ones to avoid displacing any of the
complex's low-income residents.
Terms of the resolution to seek
the CWHIP money require the
Housing Authority to partner with
a for-profit or nonprofit entity.
The city already has $7.5 mil-
lion in disaster recovery funds,
which will be for assisting home-
owners and landlords that rent
low-income homes with repairs
stemming from 2005 hurricanes,
some of which include nonprofits
such as Bayshore Manor and
AIDS Help. V


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Dartmouth alumni
honor Keys students

The new Dartmouth Club of
the Keys has presented book
awards to three Monroe County
high-school juniors as part of its
recruiting effort. The students
were selected by their college
and guidance counselors.
Allison Rhyne (Coral
Shores), Michael Koppel
(Marathon) and Olivia Kent
(Key West) received a volume
of Robert Frost's poems as an
acknowledgement of their
excellent academic records,
after-school activities, athletics
and community service.
At a recent ceremony, Mark
Moss, Dartmouth class of 1977,
gave a brief overview of the col-
lege's book awards and how
they are presented by Dartmouth
clubs all over the country to
honor deserving juniors before
they apply to colleges.


Saturday, January 5, 2008 17


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ON PROPOSED ORDINANCE
The City Commission of the City of Key West, Florida, will consider the following
ordinance for adoption at a meeting and public hearing to be held at 6:00 p.m., or as soon
thereafter as the matter may be heard January 15, 2008, in Commission Chambers, Old
City Hall, 510 Greene Street, Key West, Florida.

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF KEY WEST, FLORIDA, AMENDING
CHAPTER 46, SECTION 246 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES TO
INCREASE AND EXTEND THE POST RETIREMENT SUPPLEMENT
PAID TO RETIREES OF THE POLICE OFFICERS' AND FIREFIGHT-
ERS' RETIREMENT PLAN; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PRO-
VIDING FOR REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT PROVISIONS; PROVIDING
FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE

This proposed ordinance may be read in its entirety at the Cfty Clerk's Office in City
Hall, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Any inter-
ested parties may appear at the meeting/hearing noted above and be heard by the City
Commission with respect to the proposed ordinance.

If signing, special seating, or other accommodations are required, please call 809-3831
(TDD number 809-1111) 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Pursuant to F. S. 286.0105, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any deci-
sion made by the Commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or
hearing, that person will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, that
person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.


Cheryl Smith, MMC, CPM
City Clerk


Published Keynoter 01/05/08


BACK IN BUSINESS: Key West officials accept a check from the Boys & Girls Club of the Keys
Thursday to reopen the Blake Fernandez.Skate Park on Flagler Avenue seven days a week. It
had been shut Mondays and Tuesdays due to budget cuts. The $10,000, federally funded
through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, is earmarked for teen
outreach in Key West. It equals the amount the city was saving from closing the park two days
a week, city spokeswoman Christie Phillips says.


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Kolhage unhappy
with cost of
design element
By KYLE TEAL
kteal@keynoter.com

Smathers Beach will soon
have 11,600 tons of fresh sand
for locals' and tourists to enjoy
with financial assistance from
the city of Key West and the
Florida Department or
Environmental Protection.
The city has available $1.32
million approved by the state
for Key West beach renourish-
ment projects; $880,000 of that
will be used for Smathers. That
cost will be split between DEP
and the city, each paying
$440,000.
That leaves the city $420,000
to spend on other beaches: C.B.
Harvey Rest Beach near the
White Street Pier is possibly the
next project, city Engineering
Director Roland Flowers said.


eys obituary


Caroline Cline
Caroline Cline, 82, of Key
Largo died Dec. 29.
She was a resident of the
Keys for 27 years, moving from
Miami, She was a member of the'
American Legion Women's
Auxiliary for 25 years and had
served as a chaplain.
SShe was preceded in death
by Bonnie and Rick Uicalzi.
She is survived by her hus-.


Despite Commissioner Dan
Kolhage expressing dissatisfac-
tion with the cost of the project,
the rest of the commission gave
the go-ahead when it met in reg-
ular session Wednesday.
Commissioner Clayton
Lopez pointed out that
Thursday was the deadline to
approve the contract, otherwise
the state money "may not be
available in the future," city
documents read.
Consulting firm G.M. Selby
has been subcontracted for
design, permitting and construc-
tion phases of the project, while
E.R. Jahna will deliver the sand
and Charlie Toppino and Sons
will contour and grade the sand
all within the year.
Besides aesthetic benefits, the
Engineering Department said
such projects increase the likeli-
hood of receiving post-disaster
funding from the Federal
Emergency Management Agency.
Kolhage doesn't want the


band ot-c27 years, Edward Cline;
daughter Joette Belanger of Fort
Lauderdale; granddaughter
Rhonda Belanger; sisters Anna
(and brother-in-law Dean)
Payne of Georgia and Dorothy
Reeder of Alabama; and broth-
er McLain Hall of South Carolina.
A celebration of life is
planned for the Key Largo
American Legion at 2 pm.
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city to pay nearly a half a mil-
lion dollars for the planning
and designing phase of the
Smathers project.
"I'd want to see more spent
on the sand and not the place-
ment of the sand," he said.
Flowers told the commis-
sion the state says the design
phase is necessary given the
sensitive nature, of sea grass,
adding that particulars like
grain size and color are scruti-
nized by DEP.
"We are getting taken for a
ride," Kolhage said. "This is
absolutely ridiculous."
Also Wednesday:
+ Commissioners tabled a
resolution that would have
extended a contract with the
Monroe Association of
Retarded Citizens for collect-
ing ,trash at the Garrison and
Key West bights.
Typically, the contract with
MARC has been for one year,
Kolhage said. Now the group
seeks a three-year contract.
Commissioners awarded
a bid of almost $2.1 million to
-contractor Charlie Toppino and
Sons to oversee a mitigation
flow improvement project at
locations such as the Hawk
missile site and salt ponds.
That money will have to be
borrowed from next year's
.budget, commissioners said.
That makes the commission,
especially Kolhage, nervous.
Commissioners ranked
proposals for bidders to be
backup contractors for debris
management and removal, a
crown currently worn by
Grubbs Emergency Services
since 1998's Hurricane
Georges.
Mayor Morgan McPherson
expressed dissatisfaction with
Grubbs' work, saying the com-
pany shows up only when it
wants to. He also was unhappy
the contract wasn't competi-
tively bid; it was approved dur-
ing an emergency without
hearing other options.
The commission's favored
companies in order were Omni
Pinnacle, Asplundh Environ-
ment, AshBritt Environmental,
Ceres Environmental and RAS
Construction.
Those companies will help
Grubbs if needed, and commis-
sioners hope to open the
Grubbs position in the next six
months for a competitive bid-
ding process.


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New bar, grill
celebrates today

The Bayside Bar and
Grille at the Blue Lagoon
Resort, 3101 N. Roosevelt
Blvd., Key West (at Kennedy
Drive), is scheduled to cele-
brate its grand opening today.
Owner Patsy Roholt and
General Manager Marvell
Pinto will have complimen-
tary hors d'oeuvres plus
appetizer and drink specials.
Live music will be by Brad
Freshara and Red Dog. Yvon
Agbo from Senegal will also
play guitar throughout the
evening.

Key West hotel
named among tops

One of the most influen-
tial travel magazines, Travel
+ Leisure, is out with its
annual list of best hotels, and
a Key West hotel is on it.
Travel + Leisure's
January issue lists 500 of the
"world's best hotels ranked
according to the results of
thfe magazine's readers' sur-
vey. Among them is the
Marquesa Hotel in Key West
for top hotel in Florida -
and it's in pretty good com-.
pany. Others include the
Four Seasons Hotel George
V for the top hotel in Paris,
the II Falconiere in Cortona.
for top hotel in Italy and the
SOriental, Bangkok, for top
hotel in Thailand.

-Associated Press


This GreenSteel home is typical of what the company produces. Marathon hotelier Jim Rhyne
is the first in the Keys to hire the company.


Housing option expands


GreenSteel
brings concept
to Florida Keys
By KAREN QUIST
kquist@keynoter.com

GreenSteel Homes wants to
bring a new style of modular
home to the Gulf Coast one
that uses recycled and sustainable


products able to withstand every
nasty thing the coastal climate
throws at it.
One of Green Steel's first
Florida customers is Jim Rhyne,
owner of Coconut Cay in
Marathon, who has a contract
with the startup to build five
buildings for his bayside resort. It
will be among GreenSteel's first
projects and so far, the largest


- to roll out of its yet-to-open
Florida factory.
Rhyne, who purchased
Coconut Cay in 2002, has been
waiting for the right time to rede-
velop the 50-some-year-old hotel
property. Turns out that time is
now, since he's found a company
that can replace the resort's aging
waterfront buildings at a price
that works for a guy who wants to


See GREENSTEEL / 20


Ocean Divers nearing milestones


Firm celebrates
.with giveaways
expected in '08
Two years ago, Ocean Divers
in Key Largo celebrated a mile-
stone that few dive operators
achieve by being in business for
30 years under the same owner-
ship.
This year, it expects to achieve
two more milestones that even
fewer operators have achieved or
ever will: In 2008, Ocean Divers
expects to carry its 500,000th
scuba diver to the reefs of Key
Largo: and-also, extbects to- issue


its 10,000th Professional
Association of Dive Instructors,
or PADI, scuba certification.
So how is the company cele-
brating? By giving away what it
calls "the dive package of a life-
time."
The person who becomes the
500,000th Ocean Divers diver
will receive a party for everyone
on the boat with them when he or
she goes for his or her dive; a top-
of-the-line ScubaPro buoyancy
compensator, regulator and ana-
log gauge console; and 25 free
dive trips with Ocean Divers at a
value. of at. Least. $2.000 ,


Additionally, Key Largo Resorts
will give the winner a five-night
stay for his or her next trip (there
are some blackout dates, hotel
taxes are not included and the
stay must be within the next year
following the award of the hotel
prize).
Ocean Divers will also give
the person getting its 10,000th
PADI scuba certification a
ScubaPro mask, fin and snorkel
combination; and the winner will
get to take the next level of train-
ing or specialty course at no cost
including any books, materials
and registration fees.
Complete details can be found
at, www.oceandivers.com., ,.


Patricia and her daughter
Ingrid say they couldn't be
happier to be back making
their unique blend of
American, Conch and Cuban
food. Ingrid says the tourist
foot traffic on Petroniia is
small. But she hopes the cafe
can reestablish a large swath
of locals that once populated
the Dennis Pharmacy lunch
counter.
The Dennis Island Cafe
specializes in providing you
food with the change but of
your pocket, Ingrid says.
This includes "breakfast in a
cup," which they serve for
$3.95. The homemade pies,
soups and even guava bread
pudding start around $4, with
few dishes exceeding $10.
Call the Dennis Island
Cafe, which delivers all over
Key West, at 294-1577. Or
stop by on Petronia between
Whitehead anid Thomas.
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stay in the hotel business.
Rhyne plans to have
GreenSteel put 22 units four
fiveplexes and one duplex on
the bayside section of his 66-unit
resort. Redevelopment plans
have been in place for a while but
a troubled real estate market and
tight lending climate put a
damper on the project.
"We've been searching for an
economical way to do that for a
long time," Rhyne says. "We've
been able to find these guys who
can do the type of construction
that we want, make it look nice,
provide all the amenities, fixtures
and finishes we want, and put it
together at a price we can afford."
The design work and site plan
are done, although Rhyne still
needs an amendment to his
development agreement with the
city of Marathon.
Rhyne expects to see the proj-
ect start early this year and have
the new buildings ready for occu-
pancy by next Thanksgiving. The
resort's section that fronts
Overseas Highway will stay open
throughout.


"I'm not in a big hurry," he
says. "I'd like to get it done right."
Next month, GreenSteel will
open its first factory in Carrabelle,
a small community on U.S. 98 in
the Panhandle. The location is
perfectly suited for a company
offering a new take on what's
known as the Katrina Cottage.

Katrina homes
The cottage was born out of a
need for housing that could be
put up quickly after Hurricane
Katrina devastated Louisiana and
Mississippi in 2005. Architects
like Bruce Tolar set out to design
something better than a modular
box, and the result was some-
thing that was affordable, durable
and attractive.
Now, Tolar has helped
GreenSteel marry that concept
with "green" steel technology,
Rhyne says.
A subsidiary of New England-
based Hexaport, GreenSteel is
led by Tony Attalla and Lawton
"Bud" Chiles m, son of the late
Florida senator and governor of
the same name.
Hexaport has 25 years of expe-
rience in manufacturing light-
gauge steel building materials,
but its factory turns out pieces.
"GreenSteel has taken that
technology and engineered a com-
plete home," Chiles says. "We're
doing something that no one else
has done before," he says. And
they're doing it, he says, for $85
to $100 a square foot.
So what's "green" about
GreenSteel Homes?
Chiles says light-gauge steel
itself is recycled, mostly from
vehicles. The GreenSteel struc-
ture has no wood or paper, mak-

Keys briefs



Gedman joins staff
at credit union

Keys Federal Credit Union
has added mortgage specialist
Robin Gedmin to its staff.
She has more than two
decades of real estate and mort-
gage experience. Prior to joining
the credit union, Gedmin was an
escrow officer with Chicago Title
of the Florida Keys, a legal secre-
tary with Spottswood,
Spottswood & Spottswood and a
loan manager for Key West
Bank.


ing it mold- and termite-resistant.
The skeleton is steel, the roof is
metal, the insulation is volcanic
rock, the siding is cement board.
Energy efficiency abounds, he
says, with Andersen impact win-
dows, high-rated insulation and
tankless water heaters.
Plans for the homes were two
and a half years in the making,
and they're still evolving. Chiles
says they're constantly looking
for new technology that
GreenSteel can put to use to make
its homes greener or stronger.
"If. one of our cottages had 5
feet of storm surge, there's noth-
ing you'd have to replace except
the flooring," he says, because the
wiring is sealed inside the walls.
"As people become more envi-
ronmentally sensitive, they're
going to be more appreciative of
these products," he says.

Keys connection
So how does an affordable
housing solution for the post-
Katrina Gulf Coast end up as a
redevelopment solution for a
hotelier in the Keys?
It started with an article about
the company in Florida Trend
magazine spotted by Marine
Bank Chief Executive Officer
Hunter Padgett.
"What really sold me is the
way they looked," Padgett says.
"This was completely different
[than a standard modular]. It
looked like a better idea. And they
have gotten their costs down.
"I showed [Jim] a picture and
the article and he took it from
there," Padgett says.
"Their product is going to be a
win-win for Florida," Rhyne says.
Rhyne got in touch with
Chiles. Several phone conversa-
tions and face-to-face meetings
later, the deal was done.
"It's a very specialized product
that can be delivered at a price
that's affordable," Rhyne says.
"If I had to do CBS, my price
would be twice as much," Rhyne
says. "It would involve a dozen
different trades and buckets of
time, and it would take two years.
This gives me a tremendous
advantage, in that I can be up and
running very quickly."
Key West businessman and
developer Ed Swift, no stranger
to building affordable housing,
says GreenSteel is pitching a
"phenomenal product." Whether
that product will be the right fit
for affordable/workforce housing
here is still in question.


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Dachshund Walk
crowds Keys streets to
ring in the new year


Keynoter photo by ALYSON CREAN


Odie (left) looks as cool
as the past week's
weather during
Monday's third annual
Dachshund Walk
through the streets of
Old Town Key West. It
attracted more than 100
dachshunds and their
owners for what has
become a New Year's
tradition for Key Westers..
Meanwhile, Peanut (top
right) looks fine in what
appears to be ballet
garb and reaches out
for some love from
owner Sandy Graham.
Photos by
ANDY NEWMAN/
FLORIDA:KEYS NEWS BUREAU


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Park history is revisited


Experts talk
of Pennekamp,
Everglades
Concern for the Everglades
and Florida Keys environment has
left South Florida with a bounty of
unique national and state parks.
The history of how Everglades
National Park, the Florida Keys
National Marine Sanctuary and
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State
Park were created will be the topic
of a 7 p.m. Monday program at-
the Key Largo library in Trade
Winds Plaza.
The Historical Preservation
Society of the Upper Keys hears
Mary Tagliareni, education coor-
dinator for the marine sanctuary,
lead the free discussion, of park
development.
"For anyone who has ever
wondered when, why and where it


A 'Dennis the Menace'
cartoon from 1976 shows the
characters discovering John
Pennekamp Coral Reef State
Park in Key Largo. A program
on local park history will be
presented Monday.
all began, this is a chance to
learn," society President Jerry
Wilkinson said. "South Florida is
a special place, so special that for
the past 60 years concerns for pro-
tecting it started a movement that
would leave an environmental


legacy."
Also taking park in the pro-
gram will be Bob Showier,
Florida Bay district interpreter for
Everglades National Park; and
Elena Muratori, education spe-
cialist at Pennekamp.

Keys briefs


Boy Scouts cook
spaghetti today

Boy Scout Troop 573 of Big
Pine Key is having a spaghetti
dinner -from 5 to 7 today at the
Big Pine United Methodist
Church, 280 Key Deer Blvd.
The main fundraiser for the.
kids' summer camp costs $10 for
adults and $6. It includes the
pasta, salad, drink and homemade
desserts.

Library book sale
takes place today

The monthly Friends of the
Key West Library book sale at
the Key West library, 700
Fleming St., is today from 9:30
a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
It features hardcovers, paper-
backs, first editions, cookbooks,
literature, nonfiction, magazines,
record albums, DVDs and
videos.

Research lecture
looks at manatees

The 17th annual Delicate
Balance of Nature lecture series
begins Wednesday in Key Largo
with "Manatee Biology 101,"
providing a view into the life
cycle of manatees in the Keys.
Christy Hudak, a marine
research associate with the Fish
and Wildlife Research Institute,
will cover their history, biology,
protection and the dangers they
face, as well as share stories. of
several known Keys manatees.
The free presentation, spon-
sored by Dagny Johnson Key
Largo Hammock Botanical State
Park, is at the John Pennekamp
Coral Reef State Park Visitor
Center, mile marker 102.5. Park
gates will open at 7 p.m., with the
lecture beginning at 7:30.
For more information, call
Elena Muratori at Pennekamp at
451-1202.


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Quit-smoking help expands


Group receives
$600K to help
Keys residents
Keys smokers who want to
kick the habit have a partner in the
new Quit Smoking Now program
sponsored by the Florida Keys
Area Health Education Center.
The program features an easy-
to-remember Web site address,
www.keystoquitsmoking.com.
The. health education agency
has recently been awarded
$600,000 from the state's lawsuit
settlement against the big tobacco
companies and will use the money
to conduct programs to help


reduce the number of smokers in
Monroe County. The agency says
an estimated 30 percent of
Monroe 74,700 permanent resi-
dents smoke and that national
studies show than more that 70
percent of smokers would like to
quit.
"If smokers make the tough
decision to stop smoking, we will
supply them with all the tools,
education and support they need
to succeed," Health Education
Center Chief Executive Officer
Michael Cunningham said. "In_
fact, all program participants are
eligible for at least one month's
free supply of nicotine replace-


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Library offering
films, e-mail class

The Key West library, 700
Fleming St., continues its movie
matinees at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday
with "Bobby" starring Emilio
Estevez. It's rated R..
"Marie Antoinette" with
Kirsten Dunst," rated PG, plays
at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 15 and "Last


King of Scotland," rated R,
screens the same time Jan. 22.
Also at the library, computer
classes are starting again as of
this Thursday with "How to Use
Your Yahoo E-mail Account,"
from 10 a.m. to noon.
Participants must already have
such an account. Preregistration
is required. Call the library at
292-3595.


ment therapy such as patches or
gum.
Quit Smoking Now uses
proven approaches to smoking
cessation including group and
one-on-one counseling sessions
led by trained health profession-
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College hockey
event wraps today

The National Collegiate
Roller Hockey Association
today wraps up its WinterFest
Tournament at the Bertha
Street Rink in Key West.
Play within the associa-
tion, the governing body of
college roller hockey, started
Wednesday with nearly 180
teams in 130 colleges and uni-
versities and 2,500 players
nationwide.
The same four teams that
participated in Key West last
year returned this season: The
U.S. Military Academy at West
Point (Army), the University of
Colorado, Florida International
University and the University
of Missouri-Rolla.
Additionally, a team repre-
senting Key West, comprising
players from the local adult
league, wasto play exhibition
games against each of the four
schools though it was not eli-
gible for the WinterFest
championship.
Today's consolation game
between the third- and fourth-
place teams is at 10:30 a.m.
The title game between the
top two-teams is at noon.

Get applications
for the Seven Mile

The 27th annual Seven
Mile Bridge Run is fast
approaching April 19, and
applications are available by
mail only.
To receive one, you must
send a legal-size (minimum 4
inches by 9 inches) self-
addressed, stamped envelope
to the Marathon Runners
Club, P.O. Box 500110,
Marathon, FL 33050.
Applications will all go in
the mail at the same time the
morning of Feb. 26 in the
envelopes provided by the
hopeful runners. The run is
limited to the first 1,500 cor-
rectly completed applications
received at that same post-
office box. Incomplete,
reduced or incorrect applica-
tions will be refused.


OB swimmers dive in today


College teams
and Olympians
are in Key Largo

Although the FedEx
Orange Bowl football was
played Thursday Kansas
(12-1) beat Virginia Tech (11-
3) by a score of 24-21 -
activities surrounding the
Orange Bowl Festival didn't
end on the gridiron.
Some of the nation's finest
collegiate swimmers are to vie
for honors at the Orange Bowl
Swimming Classic set for 10
a.m. today at the Jacobs
Aquatic Center, mile marker
99.6 oceanside in Key Largo.
Admission is free to watch the
sprint-style competition.
Universities scheduled to
compete include Boston
College, California University
of Pennsylvania, George
Mason University (Fairfax,
Va.), Minnesota Sate
University, Oberlin (Ohio)
College, St. Peters College


Photo by ANDY NEWMAN/FLORIDA KEYS NEWS BUREAU
Thomas Martz, then a senior for Boston College, and other participants at last year's Orange
Bowl Swimming Classic fly off the starting blocks in the 200-meter freestyle relay at the Jacobs
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each made the All-Tournament
team and scored 50 of the team's
63 points in a Dec. 21 victory
over Northwest Christian
School. Friedman has led the
Dolphins this season, scoring
well over 20 points per game
and providing much-needed
leadership on the court.
The Dolphins are scheduled
to host Westminster's Warriors
Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
The boys soccer team, win-
less last season, entered the
break with a record of 3-5-3 in
new coach Jim Murphy's inau-
gural season at the helm.
The Dolphins notched a hard-
earned tie against district rival
Palmer Trinity School Dec. 12,
as Matt DeFillips netted a last-
minute goal.
See DOLPHINS / 38


Teams retake

the fields, courts


Canes, Eagles
returning from
holiday break
Keynoter Staff

A rematch of a November
soccer thriller highlights the
schedule as Upper Keys high-
school sports resume this week
after holiday break.
Coral Shores' soccer Lady
Hurricanes host Key West High
School at 6 p.m. Wednesday. In
November, Coral Shores won the
series opener, 2-1, at Key West.
The Conchs stand at 8-4-1
and the Canes at 9-3-1.
Coral Shores' girls also play a
noon game today, against
Westminster Christian in Key
West.
Other games on the week's
calendar:


Hurricanes girls soccer: At
Ransom Everglades Monday;
home vs. Miami Country Day at
4 p.m. Friday.
Hurricanes boys soccer: At
Gulliver Prep Wednesday; home
vs. Miami Country Day at 6 p.m.
Friday.
Hurricanes girls hoops: At
Maritime and Science Technol-
ogy Thursday; at Palmer Trinity
Jan. 12 (pending confirmation).
Hurricane boys hoops:
Home vs. Gulliver Prep at 7:30
p.m. Tuesday; at MAST
Thursday.
Island Christian girls soc-
cer: At Westwood Christian
Thursday; at Miami Christian
Jan. 11 (regular season finale).
Island Christian boys bas-
ketball: At Calusa Prep (at
MacArthur South) Jan. 14.


Westminster
and the Conchs
are first up
By RYAN McCARTHY
rmccarthy@keynoter.com

The Marathon High School
boys soccer and basketball
teams resume play Tuesday after
the school's winter break.
The basketball squad entered
the holidays with a 6-5 record
after defeating Keys rival Coral
Shores Dec. 18 and making a
strong showing in a winter tour-
nament hosted by district rival
Westminster Christian School.
The Dolphins made it to the
championship round before los-
ing to a long Lake Worth
Christian School team Dec. 22.
Senior guards Blake
Friedman and Eric Armstrong


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Dolphins return


to action Tuesday


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ESPN2

fights

return

Jan, 18 bouts
planned for
Mallory Square
In the 1930s, when he was-
n't writing, fishing or
indulging at Sloppy Joe's Bar,
Ernest Hemingway often offi-
ciated boxing matches outside
a small bordello near his
Spanish colonial home on
Whitehead Street.
That tradition is scheduled
to return to Key West in a har-
borside series of bouts set for
Jan. 18 at Mallory Square.
Dubbed "Fight Night in the
Keys," the seven-bout evening
card is to feature a title fight
and is slated for a live broad-
cast on ESPN2's "Friday Night
Fights."
"There is a very rich history
of boxing in Key West," said Si
Stem, a Key West resident who
manages several boxers.
"When Hemingway lived here,
there were a number of cham-
pionship fights."
Scheduled marquee events
include Randall Bailey (35-6),
a former two-time junior wel-
terweight world champion,
against Anthony Mora (15-1)
for the WBC Latin American
Belt; and Travis Simms (21-0-
1) versus Raymond Joval (37-
4).
Also on the card are Key
Westers Danny Van Staden,
Sergei Ganojeslashvili and
Damien Frias.
General admission tickets
begin at $35 per person and cap
at $165 per person for VIP
seats that also include parties
and a pre-fight reception with
hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.
The venue "Where else
in America can you have an
outdoor boxing ring in
January?" Stern asked is to
open at 6 p.m. and the first bout
is slated to begin at 7 p.m.
ESPN2 is to begin its live
broadcast at 8 p.m.
Online tickets may be pur-
chased by going to
www.keystix.com. For more
information, call 292-0486.


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SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 2008 I CONTENTS 2008 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO, I WWW.KEYNOTER.COM/LATTITUDES I PAGE 27


LIT FEST: Check out visiting
auspicious authors. See ArtBeat,
Page 29.

MURPHY REPRISAL: 'Electra'
returns to the Red Barn. See story,
Page 33.

DOMESTIC BLISS?: Not quite in
'The Smell of the Kill.' See story,
Page 34.






28 Saturday, January 5, 2008


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ArtBeat. ..


.29 Creativity springs from inmates


Movie Times .... 29 Several groups
Crossword ..... 35 benefit from


This acrylic on canvas is
'The Ladies Who Lunch,'
one of the thousands of
works from the late Key
West folk artist Jack
Baron. An exhibit of
portions of his personal
collection goes on
display starting Monday.
See story, Page 30.

Photo courtesy
GINGERBREAD SQUARE
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new creations
Art Behind Bars, the
Monroe County
Detention Center-based
art program for inmates, has had
a busy holiday season creating
works for numerous nonprofit
groups.
In early December, program
participants decorated the front
parlor of the Key West Women's
Club for the club's annual holi-
day party, and won the decorat-
ing contest with their display


that included an angel made
from.palm leaves and a coconut
by volunteer Giovanni Novara.
They also created almost 200
hand-painted kids' T-shirts for 10
groups that serve at-risk kids, as
well as 250 handmade cards for
residents of the Key West
Convalescent Center and
patients in the Veterans
Administration Hospital in
Miami.
In addition, the program dis-
tributed a blank card with a
postage-stamped envelope to
every inmate at the Stock Island
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their loved ones a holiday card.
That was sponsored by the Key
West Sunrise Rotary and Debra
Flynn. In addition, they donated
artwork to the Sheriff's Office
holiday party and 12 holiday
banners for every unit and dorm
in the jail. And representatives of
the program judged the door-
decorating contest at Sheriff's
Office headquarters.
More whimsical, they donat-
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In brief


Broadway's Grey
is in the Keys

Joel Grey, who marked 50
years on the New York stage
with his recent role as the
Wizard of Oz in the hit
Broadway musical "Wicked,"
takes the stage tonight at the
Tennessee Williams Theatre on
Stock Island as part of the the-
ater's Encore Series.
Grey has created such indeli-
ble characters as the emcee in
"Cabaret" (Tony Award,
Academy Award, Golden Globe
Award), Amos Hart in the
revival of "Chicago" and
George M. Cohan in "George
M!" His credits also include a
slew of dramatic stage work,
television appearances and film
roles.
Call 295-7676 or go to
www.keystix.com.


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Saturday, January 5,2008


This time of year, it's all about the words


Prominent authors
highlight annual
Literary Seminar
T wo zero zero eight. Here
we go. It's a new year and
the program schedules for
the cultural season are flying
about.
Time to get a new calendar
with lots of room for notes.
Coming soon is the 26th
annual Key West Literary
Seminar, a phenomenal event
that draws some of the best writ-
ers in the world to our little
island. It's become so popular,
it's now held in two sessions.
Session I is Jan. 10 to 13 and


Session II
follows the
next week.
Each-
S Sunday of
the ses-
sions is a
free event
open to the
public
from 2 to 4
p.m.,
although
Judi Bradford expect to
be part of a
long line and big crowd.
Seminar President Lynn
Kaufelt launches the sessions,
introducing Rafael Penalver,
president of the San Carlos
Institute, home of the seminar.


In brief


Upper Keys guild
gathers Wednesday

The Purple Isles Art Guild of
the Upper Keys meets
Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to
noon. New members are wel-
come. Call Cris Sandifer at 852-
7494 for specifics.

Pulitzer finalist
speaks at the Tropic

The Friends of the Library
Lecture Series in Key West
kicks off its 2008 season
Monday with a reading by Joy
Williams.
Williams has written four
novels, two collections of short


stories and a collection of
essays. Her first novel, "State of
Grace" (1973), was nominated
for a National Book Award. Her
most recent novel, "The Quick
and the Dead" (2000), was a
finalist for the 2001 Pulitzer
Prize for fiction. Her first collec-
tion of short stories was "Taking
Care," published in 1982.
Williams was bor in 1944 in
Massachusetts. She received a
bachelor's degree from Marietta
College and a master's in fine
art from the University of Iowa.
Monday's program begins at
6 p.m. at the Tropic Cinema at
416 Eaton St. Admission is free
but seating is limited and avail-
able on a first-come, first served
basis. Tickets will be distributed
beginning at 5 p.m.


The elegant
19th Century
auditorium on
Duval Street is
a precious
jewel to the
Cuban com-
munity and
still owned by
BLUME the govern-
ment of Cuba.
It is dedicated to the preservation
of Cuban cultural heritage.
The nature of the seminar has
been greatly influenced by past
president David Ethridge and
founder David Kaufelt.
The seminar Web site
(www.kwls.org) claims Key
West has more writers per capita
that any other city in America.
Whether that contributes to the
success of the organization or
the success of the seminar con-
tributes to the high population of
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abound, however, by anyone's
reckoning, and they are well
managed.
Presenters this year include
Ann Beattie, Judy Blume, Billy
Collins, Annie Dillard, Mark
Doty, James Gleick, Robert
Richardson, Lee Smith and
Edmund White. Blume, Beattie,
Richardson and Dillard are part-
time Key Westers. -
New voices expected to par-
ticipate are Junot Diaz, Nell
Freudenberger, Uzodinma
Iweala, Bich Minh Nguyen and
Michael Thomas.

Stock Island show
Meanwhile in '08, Gallery
007 is showing Giovanni Novara
watercolors, beginning with a
reception tonight from 6 to 9.


Alan Kennish, wizard behind
Key West Fine Art Photography,
opened the gallery space last
year, almost by accident. Its suc-
cess is celebrated with a second
season of drawing arts lovers
across the Cow Key Channel
Bridge and out to Shrimp Road
on Stock Island.
Novara, a former journalist
in Italy, teaches art at the
Montessori School and offers a
printmaking course at Florida
Keys Community College Jan.
25. Novara's work can be seen
by appointment after today
through
Jan. 19.
For more information and a
map to the gallery, go to
www.galleryOO7.com or call
292-3295.


Keys Movie Times


REGAL CINEMAS
Searstown, Key West, 294-0000
All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends.
* Alien vs. Predator: Requiem (R): 1:15, 4:00, 7:00 and 9:4 p.m.
* Charlie Wilson's War (R): 1:20, 4:05, 7:30 and 10:20 p.m.
' National Treasure (PG): 1:00, 4:15, 7:05 and 10:00 p.m.
* Walk Hard (R): 1:30,4:10, 7:10 and 10:10 p.m.
* Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG): 1:10, 4:20, 7:15 and 9:45 p.m.
* I Am Legend (PG-.13): 1:25,4:30, 7:20 and 10:05 p.m.

TROPIC CINEMA
416 Eaton St., Key West, 295-9493
* Before The Devil Knows You're Dead (R): Daily 2:15,4:45 and
7:15 p.m.
* Juno (PG-13): Daily 2:00,4:00, 6:00 and 8:00 p.m.; No 6:00 p.m.
show Monday and Wednesday.
* No Country For Old Men (R): Daily 2:30,5:00 and 7:30 p.m.

MARATHON COMMUNITY CINEMA
5101 Overseas Highway, Marathon, 743-0288
* National Treasure (PG): Weekdays: 7:00 and 9:45 p.m.;
Saturday and Sunday: 2:00, 7:00 and 9:45 p.m.

TAVERNIER TOWNE CINEMA
Tavernier Mall, Tavernier, 853-7003
* The Water Horse (PG): Daily 1:00, 4:00 and 7:00 p.m.; Friday
and Saturday 9:45 p.m.
* National Treasure (PG): Daily 1:00, 4:00 and 7:15 p.m.; Friday
and Saturday 10:15 p.m.
* Charlie Wilson's War (R): Daily 1:15,4:15 and 7:15 p.m.; Friday
and Saturday 9:45 p.m.
* I Am Legend (PG-13): Daily 1:00, 4:00 and 7:00 p.m.; Friday
and Saturday 9:45 p.m.
* Alvin and the Chipmunks (PG): Daily 1:15, 4:15 and 7:15 p.m.;
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Baron tribute opens on Thursday


Key Wester
captured islands
through folk art
Jack Baron, one of Florida's
foremost folk artists whose
pixie-like wit permeated his
attitude toward life as well as his
art, died in 2005 at age 78.
During the 25 years he spent
in Key West, he often could be
found in his Duval Square
gallery and studio working on
the latest of more than 4,000 col-


orful paintings, wood sculptures
and tapestries; or trading stories
with his many friends who often
dropped by to chat.
Starting with an opening
reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Monday, the Gingerbread Square
Gallery will exhibit his personal
collection of paintings. The
exhibit runs through Jan 13.
Locals and visitors appreciat-
ed and bought his clever paint-
ings of Key West poultry and
pets, especially the cats. But his


subject matter ranged from
angels to circus performers to
island denizens. His favorites
were women with dark eggplant
skin, red lips and glamorous
gowns and headgear.
Baron's paintings earned him
a reference in Betty Carol
Seller's definitive art history vol-
ume, "20th Century American
Folk, Self-Taught and Outsider
Art," alongside Key West's other
folk-art genius, Mario Sanchez.
Baron moved to Key West in
1977 with lifetime partner
Robert Burton and in 1979


staged his first show, where he
sold 30 pieces.
He was one of the most pro-
lific painters in the Keys, accord-
ing to Claudia Pennington, exec-
utive director of the Key West
Art and Historical Society, to
which Baron pledged his collec-
tion of needlepoint tapestries that
he began creating in the mid-
1980s.
Although his style was simple
and his subject matter common-
place, Baron considered himself
a serious artist. Among his


Jack Baron's
'Lady With
Pearls' is an
acrylic on
Masonite. His
work is in the
spirit of Mario
Sanchez who,
like Baron,
captured the
spirit of Key West
through folk art.
Claudia
Pennington
from the Key
West Art and
Historical
Society says he
was among the
most prolific
painters in
the Keys.
important works is a painting
titled "The Apple," a beautifully
precise painting of the Adam and
Eve myth, which he later devel-
oped into a life-size tapestry.
"The Apple" exhibits many of
Baron's particular conceits, such
as the Haitian-style color scheme
and use of pointillism, developed
by Van Gogh and Seurat, but
also used by Australian aborigi-
nals.
Baron was a native of
Rockaway Beach in the New
York borough of Queens and
joined the U.S. Navy in 1944.
After the war, he finished col-
lege at New York University
with a degree in business science
and found work as a salesman
selling displays for department
stores and other businesses. That
kept him working close to a
whole studio of artists, where he
was exposed to much of what
they did.
The Gingerbread Square
Gallery is at 1207 Duval St.,
Key West. Hours are 10 a.m.*to
6 p.m. daily. Call 296-8900 or
go to www.Gingerbread
SquareGallery.com.


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'Bark!' performs for
Keys shelter critters
"Bark!" the musical is wag-
ging its tail for the Florida Keys
Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals.
The 8 p.m. Jan. 12 show at
the Red Barn Theatre in Key
West is a fundraiser for the local
SPCA. Before the performance
there will be a reception at the
theater (cash bar) at 7.
"Bark!" is a tribute to man's
best friends (played by Bruce
Moore, John Wells, Joy
Hawkins, Phil Tabb, Kristi Davis
and Laurie Breakwell) and
explores the lives of six different
dogs as they sing, dance and
commiserate about all things
canine while awaiting adoption
at a shelter. The original score
by David Troy Francis is a
happy mixed breed of blues,
salsa, country and torch songs.
Tickets are $50 each, avail-


able from the SPCA shelter at
5230 College Road, Stock Island
(call 294-4857); and from Dog
30, 1025 White St., 296-4848.

Watercolorists
meet in Marathon
The Florida Keys Watercolor
Society has its first meeting of
the season at the Marathon
Community Theatre, mile mark-
er 49 oceanside, at 10 a.m. Jan.
12.
Items to be discussed include
an annual Workshop at the end
of January with instructor Karen
Leffel Massengill from Palm
City. The society will also host
its 26th annual judged exhibition
in the main gallery of the theater
during the March production of
"Me And My Girl".
Anyone interested can call
Geri for more information at
289-3394.


Middle Keys Concert

Association

A Special Presentation in Marathon 1
of the World Famous

Vienna Boys' Choir JI.


25th Annual

Art Under the Oaks
Saturday, January 19, 2008* 9am-4pm


San reuro Chuircn uaruens
Mile Marker 89.1J US1* Plantation Key, Florida Keys


THE FIRST ARTIST WENT TO MARKET
(To tell everyone about Art Under the Oaks in the Florida Keys)
THE SECOND ARTIST STAYED HOME
(To prepare his homemade arts and crafts
for Art Under the Oaks in the Florida Keys)
THE THIRD ARTIST HAD ROAST BEEF
(and would not eat anything else until he tasted all the
specialty foods at Art Under the Oaks in the Florida Keys)
THE FOURTH ARTIST HAD NONE
(and only wanted to tell everyone he knew about the
unique event known as Art Under the Oaks in the Florida Keys)


THE FIFTH ARTIST WENT WEEEEEEEEE ALL THE WAY HOME
(Telling all that in January the place to be was the Florida Keys at Art Under the Oaks)


* Live Music
* Specialty Food Booths
* Raffle with Items
Donated by the Artists


Free Shuttle Bus
Parking at Coral Shores High School.
Onsite parking $5 Donation.


Where will you be?
Spaces/booths still available
for artists; application
and payment must be
received by Jan. 12th 2008.
Download application:
www.artundertheoaks.com or call
305-853-0651 or 305-664-5574


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at 7:30pm

Performance at San Pablo Catholic Church
122nd St., Ocean, Marathon
All tickets $35.00
Obtainable at Food for Thought in Marathon, Visitor Center
in Marathon, D'Asign Source or by mail from: Middle Keys
Concert Association, P.O. Box 522636, Marathon Shores,
FL 33052-2636, or at the door if available. (Tickets ordered


by mail will be picked up at the door).

For more information see
www.MarathonConcerts.com


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In brief

New art guild forms
in the Middle Keys
The new lona Art Guild at
St. Columba Episcopal Church
in Marathon has opportunities
for artists to work in a different
venue.
Rev. Debra Maconaughey
has offered artists the opportu-
nity to use space at the church's
Iona Hall (named after Iona, a
small island off the coast of
Scotland, where St. Columba
was bom). The designated
space to show the guild's work
is ample, uncluttered and well
lit with gallery lighting. While
no is rent required, there will be
one sitting day a month
required during the winter
months. A wide range of media
will be represented.
The lona Art Guild's first art
show is Jan. 26. The next meet-
ing of lona Art Guild members
is at 2 p.m. Sunday in lona
Hall. The church is at 451 52nd
St., mile marker 49.5.
Interested artists should
contact Sandy Saylor at
sddraigl@yahoo.com, 743-
2430 or 731-5411.


Marathon Community Theatre
Your ticket to great theatre in the heart of The Florida Keys


o presents
AP .......


Take three
delicious,
malicious wives
.... add three
miserable,
unloving
husbands ....
and chill.
That's the recipe
for this tantalizing
new comedy
that had
Broadway
audiences
cheering.


Director Rita Irwin'
Asst. Director Ann Hart
Producer Christine Leird
Jan 10 Feb 2, 2008


Tickets
on sale now!
$18


Call 743-0994!
Evening performances
8 pm
Jan 27 matinee 3 pm

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OPENING GALA: Wednesday begins the 10th season of the
Key West Symphony with a season-opening party at the Key
West Westin honoring past President Frank Romano. Cost is
$250, with all proceeds going to the symphony. A reception
is at 6:30 p.m., dinner is at 7:30 and dancing to the music of
the Bubba System is at 9. The actual symphony season starts
with Jan. 11 and 12 performances at the Tennessee Williams
Theatre on Stock Island featuring soloist Monica Abrego,
shown here. She's considered one of the most important
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Saturday, January 5, 2008


Murphy brings out
autobiographical
performance
T e Red Barn Theatre of
Key West opens its first
production of its
Sunday/Monday Night Series
this Sunday when George
Murphy performs his original
monologue "Electra or the Birds
of Death and the Mongoloid
Troubadour."


It's only the
second public
production of
Murphy's per-
formance
piece since its
premiere at the
Red Barn as
part of the
MURPHY 1995 Key
West Theatre
Festival.
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In brief


Pianist Troy plays
St. Paul's on Sunday

St. -Paul's Episcopal Church
in Key West is presenting David
Troy Francis, a native of
Memphis known as a steadfast
champion and performer of con-
temporary American music, at 4
p.m. Sunday.
He is a classical concert
pianist as well as a composer,
arranger and accompanist. He
wrote the music for the musical
"Bark," currently running at the
Red Barn Theater in Key West
and soon to be playing in New
York City.
Francis was the recording
pianist for the film "Pursuit of


promiseof an idyllic summer in
a small New England coastal
town. What could go wrong?
Murphy weaves magic in a
true story of mayhem, catastro-
phe and redemption told through
the eyes of an 11-year-old boy.
Reminiscent of stories by
Stephen King or a flashback to
the harrowing tale told in "Stand
by Me," this play recounts a
series of amazing events and
coincidences peopled with a cast
of oddball characters.
Performances of the autobio-
graphical work .are this Sunday
and Monday, and Jan. 13 and 14.
All are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25
and can be purchased through


the box office or online at
www.redbarntheatre.com.
Murphy has been featured on
the Red Barn stage previously in


numerous plays, including
"Jeffrey," "Pageant," "Shel's
Shorts" and "Sherlock's Secret
Life."


Fashion Show by Keyker's
and Tea Party
Saturday, January 12 3:00 PM
St. Columba Episcopal Church
52nd Street Gulf, Marathon
Tickets $10 and can be purchased at
Keyker's & Food for Thought Book Store.
For more info call 743-6412


Happyness" starring Will Smith.
He recently completed the piano
score for the new film "Elegy"
starring Ben Kingsley.
St. Paul's is at Eaton and
Duval streets. Suggested dona-
tion is $10 per adult.


Written by
GORE
VIDAL
Directed by
Danny
Weathers
Starring
David Black
& Michael
Mulligan
"Vidal's story is a corker! Suspenseful, funny,
surprisingly fresh!" Associated Press
DEC. 19-JAN. 12 8PM $30
Tickets: call 294-5015, or visit
WaterfrontPlayhouse. corn ;Y
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Clsik Ntigh Sponsrs: Ban Co &1 HarlltOom


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Key West Symphony Orchestra's Opening Gala to Honor past president Frank Romano
Join us for an elegant evening of delectible foods, champagne & libations and fabulous entertainment from
symphony musicians and The Bubba System an event full of surprises and fun! One lucky guest will walk
away with a 1.75 carat blue diamond compliments of and now on display at Little Switzerland at ithe Westin!
January 9, 2008 10th Anniversary Gala
at The Westin Key West Resort & Marina
6:30 pm 7:15 pm Reception, Courtyard by Little Switzerland
7:30 pm 9:00 pm Dinner in the Westin Ballroom
9:00 pm on Dancing with music by The Bubba System
For reservations call the symphony office at 305-292-1774
4 $250 per person with all proceeds to benefit the Key West Symphony Orchestra
The first concert of our MASTER CONCERT SERIES will be presented January 11 and 12, 2008 with guest
performer Monica Abrego, soprano, singing Rodrigo: Cuatro Madrigales Amnatorios and Villa Lobos'
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, along with Prokofiev's Love for Three Oranges, Barber's Overture to Schoolfor
Scandal and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. Tickets may be purchased online atKeysTix.com or
call Tennessee Williams Theatre, 305-295-7676.


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SINGERS SOUGHT: The Keys Chorale, the performing vocal ensemble at Florida Keys
Community College, is looking for new members for its spring season. The group began 17
years ago by under founder Emily Lowe. In addition to performing in the Keys, members of
the chorale have traveled to England for seminars and performed in Green Turtle Cay in
the Bahamas. The college is offering two classes related to the chorale, Elements of Music
that meets Thursday nights starting this week, and Studies in Vocal Performance Literature,
taught by Lowe. Those interested can call 296-9081.

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Comedy opens
Thursday night
in Marathon
ot a nose for comedy?
Then you might want
to get to "The Smell of
the Kill" by Michele Lowe,
which opens Thursday at the
Marathon Community
Theatre.
The devilish comedy tells
of three malicious wives and
three unloving husbands, each
couple with its own baggage,
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dinner get-together at one of
the couple's homes.
Embezzlement, stalking
and another woman prompt
the women to a lively and
energetic discussion in the
kitchen while the men are
"playing golf" in the dining
room.
The play is directed by
Rita Irwin. Assistant director
is Ann Hart and the producer
is Christine Leird.
"The Smell of the-Kill"
runs Thursdays, Fridays and
Saturdays through Feb. 2. A
Sunday matinee is scheduled
for Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. All
evening performances begin
at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $18, reserva-
tions are recommended.
Three-show season packages
are still available for $54
each. The box office is open
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays,
and Saturdays on perform-
ance dates. The phone num-
ber is 743-0994.
The theater is at mile
marker 49 oceanside.


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'The Best Man'
plays to Jan. 12
The Waterfront Playhouse of
Key West continues its run of
Gore Vidal's 1960 play "The
Best Man," a juicy look at the
backstabbing world of a presi-
dential nomination.
Directed by theater Artistic
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Best Man" features a cast of 16.
It plays at 8 p.m. though Jan. 12.
For tickets, call the box office
at 294-5015 or go to www
.waterfrontplayhouse.com.


under the direction of conductor
Joe Dallas plays at 8 p.m.
Sunday at the Glynn Archer
Performing Arts Center at Key
West High School. Tickets are
$20 for adults, $10 for students.


SThe Paradise Big Band con-
cert "A Tribute to Broadway"


Applications for the Lower
Keys Artists Network annual
judged show can now be picked
up at the Artists in Paradise
Gallery in the Winn-Dixie plaza,
Big Pine Key.
The categories are oil/acrylic,
watercolor, mixed media, graph-
ics, photography and three-
dimensional. Delivery dates of
the artwork to the gallery are
Jan. 12 and 13 between 10 a.m.
and 6 p.m. Dues will are due
upon delivery.
The judge is artist and
L'Attitudes columnist Judi
Bradford.
The reception and awards
night is at 7 p.m. Jan. 18.
Ribbons will be awarded at 8.
For further information call
Dale at 872-9404 or the gallery
at 872-1828.


JANUARY 11 AND 12, 2008, 8:00 PM
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS THEATRE


Symphony Chats with Edward Pitts in the Lobby on concert nights at 7:15pm

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performing
Villa Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
Rodrigo: Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios
and featuring
Prokofiev: Love for Three Oranges
Barber: Overture to Schoolfor Scandal
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Artists from The Studios of Key West will present their own interpretation of Mussorgsky's famed
composition Pictures at an Exhibition in the theatre lobby for viewing and sale.
Tickets may be purchased online at KeysTix.com or call Tennessee Williams Theatre, 305-295-7676.
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Resurgent Conchs


playing today


St. Brendan
is visting for
5:30 contest
By DICK WAGNER
Keynoter Contributor


The Key West High School
boys basketball team will try to
continue its sudden scoring
surge when it plays St.
Brendan in a District 16-4A
game at 5:30 p.m. today at the
Bobby Menendez Gymnasium.
The Conchs, who averaged
53.2 points in their first 10
games, have averaged 83.5 in
their last two.
"I knew we could shoot, but
we weren't making our shots
[earlier in the season]," third-
year coach Paul Davis said.
"Now, they're starting to fall."
Key West is expected to
take the floor today with opti-
mism not ordinarily found in
team 3-9 overall and 1-3 in the
district, including a loss at St.
Brendan.
An earlier confidence,
which had been in decline
since the loss of 6-foot-5 cen-
ter Richie Corrnack at the out-
set of the season, was
refreshed the past two games
-an 84-82 loss to Bay Point
and an 85-74 victory over
Whitman-Hanson of
Massachusetts.
The Conchs did not come
close to scoring 80 points in a
game in Davis' first two sea-
sons. ,
The offensive revival has
been led by senior guard
Michael Gallagher, who has
averaged 23.5 points in the
past two contests. He has been
equally adept at driving to the
basket, shooting 3-pointers,
making clutch free throws and
coming up with steals.
Other notable contributors
have included Phillip Hardin
and Zach Babich, who have
been forces beneath the basket;
forward Vladimyr Sibera, a
scoring threat from all over the
court; point guard Keith
Valdez, who has been calm in
crucial situations; and guard
Peralt Annulysse, who scored
11 points against Whitman-
Hanson.


The Conchs lost to St.
Brendan, 62-50, Dec. 11 in
Miami, in a game in which Key
West was without Hardin and
forward Irekaz Womack-Ashe.
"They don't have any ball-
handlers but they're real good
passers," said Davis, who
plans to begin the game with a
pressing man-to-man defense.
St. Brendan (5-7, 2-1) is led
by Anthony Lopez, its top
scorer, and Luis Benitez, who
is coming off an 11-point, 16-
rebound game.
Two Key West starters may
see limited action Sibera,
because of strained back, and
Valdez, whom Davis said
won't play in the first half
because he missed a recent
practice.


Olympic


exhibition


featured


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(New Jersey), Vassar College
(New York) and Washington
College (Maryland).
Several Olympic medal
winners and contenders for
the 2008 Beijing summer
games are also to swim at the
event.
Olympic athletes include
Gary Hall Jr., the fourth-most
decorated U.S. Olympic
swimmer in history with 10
medals; Darren Mew, a 2004
Athens Olympics finalist for
.Great Britain; George Bovell,
a 2004 bronze medalist; Guy
Barnea, a member of the 2008
Israeli Olympic team; Allison
Wagner, a silver medalist in
the 1996 Olympics; and other
top athletes aspiring to make
the 2008 U.S. Olympic swim
team.
The Olympians are to only
swim in demonstration heats,
but those in the public attend-
ing will get to see some of the
finest swimmers anywhere.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 23, 2008 the Monroe County Planning Commission will hold a
Public Hearing at the Marathon Government Center, 2nd Floor, 2798 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Monroe
County, Florida, beginning at 10:00 AM, to consider the item listed below. Further, pursuant to Section 286.0105
Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission with
respect to any matter considered at such hearing or meeting, that person will need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made; such record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to
be based. Pursuant to the Board of County Commissioners' Resolution #131-1992, if a person decides to appeal
any decision of the Planning Commission he or she shall provide a transcript of the hearing before the Planning
Commission, prepared by a court reporter at the appellant's expense, which transcript shall be filed as a part of
the on appeal within the time provided in Section 9.5-521(f), the Monroe County Code, amended.

The public is further advised that some or all of the members of the Monroe County Commission, the
Commission/Council members and/or their appointed representatives of the incorporated cities of Marathon, Key
Colony Beach, Layton, and the Village of Islamorada, may attend the meeting and discuss items that may come
before their respective commissions, councils, or advisory boards.

ADA Assistance: Anyone needing special assistance at the Planning Commission Hearing due to a disability
should contact the Planning Coordinator at 289-2522 by 5:00 PM on January 18, 2008.

CONTINUED ITEM:

1. Amendment to a Major Conditional Use Section 9.5-68
106003 Overseas Highway, Key Largo. Mile Marker 106 A.K.A. Lake View Gardens: A request filed by
Northstar Resort Enterprises, Corp. for approval of an Amendment to a Major Conditional Use in order to re-
develop property formerly known as the Florida Keys RV Park and the Happy Vagabond. The proposed develop-
ment request is for thirteen (13) market rate dwelling units; 110 attached affordable employee housing units; one
(1) clubhouse of 1,548 square feet; and one (1) owner daycare .facility of 1,334 square feet. The subject parcel is
legally described as Island of Key Largo, Part Lots 5-12-13, Section 61, Township 31 South, Range 40 East, Key
Largo, Monroe County, Florida, having Real Estate Number: 00083970.000000.

NEW ITEMS:

2. Development Agreement Sections 9.5-101 and 9.5-102
106003 Overseas Highway.(aka Lakeview Gardens and previously known as Florida Keys RV Park) Key
Largo. Mile Marker 106: A request filed by Northstar Resort Enterprises, Corp. for approval of a development
agreement in order to provide the developer with 110 affordable Rate of Growth Ordinance (ROGO) allocations,
agreeing to restrict these units to affordable employee housing. The developer proposes to donate forty-seven (47)
permanent market rate ROGO exemptions to Monroe County. The subject parcel is legally described as Island of
Key Largo, Part Lots 5-12-13, Section 6, Township 61 South, Range 40 East, Key Largo, Monroe County,
Florida, having Real Estate Number: 00083970.000000.

3. Variances Granted by Planning Commission Section 9.5-524
Joseph Gurney. 22 Orange Drive. Key Largo, approximate Mile Marker 100.8: A request for approval of a
Variance of ten (10) feet from the required twenty-five (25) foot front yard setback resulting in a fifteen (15) foot
front yard setback along Orange Drive and a variance of ten (10) feet from the required twenty (20) foot rear yard
setback resulting in a ten (10) foot rear yard setback in order to build a single family home. The subject property
is legally described Lot 2, Block 15, Amd Plat of Key Largo Park, Key Largo, Monroe County, Florida having
Real Estate Number: 00526580.000000.

4. Home Occupation Special Use Permit Section 9.5-259
Michael A. Mayer. 35 Sunset Road. Key Largo approximate Mile Marker 95.2: A request for approval of a
Home Occupational Special Use Permit in order for the applicant to operate real estate related services from his
residence at 35 Sunset Road. The subject property is legally described as Lot 8, Block 3, Sunset Point, Key
Largo, Monroe County, Florida, having Real Estate Number: 00490890.000000.

5. Administrative Appeal Section 9.5-521
Richard A. Price. Vacant Lot on Emerald Drive. Big Coppitt Key. approximate Mile Marker 10: A request
for an administrative appeal to the Planning Commission based on the administrative decision of the Acting
Planning Director dated October 5, 2007 denying buildability. The subject property is legally described as Lot 23,
Block 9, Less the S'LY 20FT of Porpoise Point Section 6, Big Coppitt Key, Monroe County, Florida, having Real
Estate Number: 00156451.000000.


Townsley S hwab, Acting Sr. Director
Planning and Environmental Resources Department
a 2798 Overseas Highway, Suite 410
Marathon, Florida 33050 (305) 289-2500
Published Keynoter January 5, 2008


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Keys Sports & Outdoors


Hurricane wrestlers mind their sport


Young team
is relying on
skills and smarts
By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadtow@keynoter.conm

Goals for the rebuilding
Coral Shores wrestling program
.this winter mostly center on the
cerebral.
"One of our biggest goals is
to qualify as an all-state
wrestling academic team," new
head coach Mark Terrill said.
To earn the distinction, the
Hurricane program must field
wrestlers in at least eight of the
14 weight classes, and maintain
a team grade-point average of


3.0 or better.
The Canes expect to com-
plete the second half of the sea-
son with at least 11 weight-class
spots filled. "And a lot of our
guys have really good grades,"
Terrill said.
They must put that brainpow-
er to use on the mat, since fresh-
men and sophomores comprise
most of the squad.
"Most of our guys are still
learning basic .wrestling skills,"
Terrill said. "So this year, we
want them to learn, enjoy the
sport and have fun."
The Canes return to action
after Christmas break Thursday
with a dual meet at Key West
High School followed by a Jan.
12 tournament in Naples.


Terrill won a national junior-
college weight class champi-
onship for Phoenix College, and
earned national recognition as a
scholarship wrestler at LSU. He
has trained with J Robinson,
who last year took his
University of Minnesota team to
its third NCAA championship.
Assistant Hurricane coaches
Jason Nunn and Joey
Biondoletti also bring college-
wrestling experience to the prac-
tice-room workouts at Coral
Shores.
Jason Soares, the only senior
on the Coral Shores roster, and
sophomore Yordan Palanco pro-
vide the Hurricanes with veteran
leadership.
Soares, currently 12-2, was
the state 135-pound runner-up
last year and closed with a 25-4


record.
"Jason has what it takes to
wrestle in college," Terrill said.
"This year, he's been wrestling
opponents from bigger schools
to better prepare for the state
tournament."
Many of Soares' matches so
far have been at 140 pounds,
although he plans to drop to 135
for the postseason.
Palanco also has been
wrestling well this winter, seek-
ing to add his second district
championship after winning at
112 pounds last year.
Luke Terrill, a freshman
wrestling at 145, makes his var-
sity debut at Key West after
recovering from a wrist injury.


As the coach's son, Luke has
spent time wrestling with clubs.
"Part of our problem is thai
there is no local feeder program
for kids coming into high school
wrestling," Terrill said. "We're
working to change that."
To fill out the roster, coaches
went on an in-school recruiting
drive and signed up football
players like Dylan Mats and
William Mulchay, along with
promising 152-pounder T.J.
Sabalka.
"We've been able to fill most
of the light- and middle-weight
spots but we don't have any big
guys," Terrill said.
Coral Shores does not have
any home meets this season.


Fins head to Key


DOLPHINS / From 24

The result of the game was
moot, however, as the Dolphins
are set to face the Falcons in the
first round of district tournament
play.


Soccer club
hosting tryouts

The Key West Soccer Club
has tryouts for its under-8
through under-12 boys teams at
5:15 p.m. Monday, Wednesday
and Jan. 14 and 16 at the Truman
Annex field at the Truman


Marathon will play just four
more regular-season ganies this
year and their district schedule is
complete. The district tourna-
ment is scheduled for Jan. 22-25.
The Dolphins resume play
with a matchup at Key West
High School Tuesday at 4 p.m.


Waterfront. 0
Players will travel to several
events and be coached by Alex
Yanovych, licensed by the
Union of European Football
Associations. The focus is on all
facets of training talent, phys-
ical and tactics.
For more information, call
the coach at 304-6347.


Keynoter


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ON PROPOSED ORDINANCE
The City Commission of the City of Key West, Florida, will consider the following
ordinance for adoption at a meeting and public -hearing to be held at 6:00 p.m., or as soon
thereafter as the matter may be heard January 15, 2008, in Commission Chambers, Old
City Hall, 510 Greene Street, Key West, Florida.

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF KEY WEST, FLORIDA, AMENDING
CHAPTER 70, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES ENTITLED "TRAF-
FIC AND VEHICLES" BY AMENDING SECTION 70-187 TO INCLUDE A
LOST TICKET FEE UNDER THE OLD TOWN GARAGE PARKING
RATES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR
REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT PROVISIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN
EFFECTIVE DATE

This proposed ordinance may be read in its entirety at the City Clerk's Office in City
Hall, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Any inter-
ested parties may appear at the meeting/hearing noted above and be heard by the City
Commission with respect to the proposed ordinance.

If signing, special seating, or other accommodations are required, please call 809-3831
(TDD number 809-1111) 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Pursuant to F. S. 286.0105, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any deci-
sion made by the Commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or
hearing, that person will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, that
person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.


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Boating classes
set for Lower Keys
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Flotilla 1303 of Big Pine Key
has scheduled upcoming boating
skills and seamanship classes to
include instruction in basic boat-
ing safety, navigation and
required equipment.
Classes will be at Venture
Out Resort, 701 Spanish Main
Drive, Cudjoe Key, running for
three weeks Monday and
Thursday nights starting Jan. 21.
Times are 7 to 9:30 p.m. Fee is
$55 per person, which includes
materials.
A combination vessel-exam
and class registration booth will
be at Venture Out from 9 a.m. to
2 p.m. Jan. 18.
For further information or to
sign up for the classes, contact
Don Kittsmiller at 744-0043.
AIRBORNE: The Key Largo Skate Park has a skate competition 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 27. Local
Race benefits skate shops Rudy's Kids Club, Castle Boards and Tavernier Bicycles and Sports, Otherside
Boardsports and Seven Sports are donating prizes and sponsoring teams. The competition
abuse shelter will feature events for beginner, intermediate and advanced skaters. Cost to enter is $5.
Participants must have a notarized waiver on file with the YMCA at the park. A helmet, wrist
The Domestic Abuse Shelter, guards, knee and elbow pads are required. For information, call Kerry Cosme at the YMCA
Monroe County's certified at 453-3422. Here, Christian Isquierdo, 13, executes an indy.
domestic violence and sexual
assault center serving victims
and their children from Key
Largo to Key West, is gearing up
for its annual fundraiser, the No NOTICE TO REGISTERED VOTERS
Name Race.
The 5K run-walk is sched-
uled for Feb. 23 at 8 a.m. at the Pre-election test of the automatic tabulating equipment for the
Old Wooden Fish Camp Bridge January 29, 2008 Presidential Preference Primary Election, as
on No Name Key. Registration
forms will be available early required by Florida Statute 101.5612, will be held at the Supervisor
Janua for preregistration is $25 of Elections Office, Key West, Fl on Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at
per person and $15 for children 10:00 a.m..
17 years and younger. Race-day Harry L. Sawyer, Jr.
registration is $30 per person.
Sponsors, gift certificates and Supervisor of Elections
prizes are needed. For more
information about the race or
interest in becoming a sponsor AVISO A ELECTORES INSCRITOS
or donating gift certificates or
prizes, contact the shelter
administration office at 743- Conforme a las disposiciones del Inciso 101.5612 de los Estatutos
5452. de la Florida, el 8 de enero del 2008, a las 10:00 a.m., se celebrard

Lacrosse club una prueba preelectoral de los equipos de tabulaci6n automitica en
has team openings la oficina del Supervisor de Elecciones, Key West, Fl en relaci6n
con la elecci6n de Preferencia Presidencial Primaria del 29 de enero
A boys lacrosse-club team in
Key Largo still has openings for del 2008.
middle-school-age players. Harry L. Sawyer, Jr.
The Key Largo Tornados play S y
in a regional circuit for players Supervisor de Elecciones
in grades six to eight. Contact www.keys-elections.org
Mark Hall at 853-9826 for infor- Published Keynoter 1/5/08 Wusau
mation.


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40 Saturday, January 5, 2008


Keys Sports & Outdoors


Keynoter


Sanchez ends gridiron career on a high note


Former Cane
stars at QB
for Kenyon
By KEVIN WADLOW
Senior Staff Writer
kwadlow@keynoter.com


The Coral Shores High
School trio at Kenyon College
of Ohio played its final football
game together Nov. 10.
Senior quarterback Rafael
Sanchez finished his four-year
college career at Kenyon as the
Lords' second all-time leadihg


rusher (2,828 career).
Among passers at the NCAA
Division 3 program, Sanchez
ranks among Kenyon's top five
all-time in completions (415),
completion percentage (.525),
passing yards (5,636), passing
touchdowns (41) and scoring
(194 points).
"The best part was just devel-
oping relationships with my
teammates," said Sanchez, back
in the Upper Keys for Christmas
break. "College football is pret-
ty tough but you're going
through stuff, good and bad,


with 50 other guys. You play
with them. every day and it all
comes together on game-day
Saturday. You develop real
bonds."
For the past two years,
Kenyon has relied on the three
former Coral Shores Hurricanes
- Sanchez, younger brother
Mikey at receiver and running
back Javier Arbolaez.
"My first year up, I was all
alone up there," Raphael said.
"Having my brother and Javy,
my best friend, with me 2,000
miles from home was a big help.
It was great playing with them
and helping them enjoy the col-


Raphael Sanchez earned honorable-mention honors at
quarterback in the All-North Coast Athletic Conference team
his senior season. He was 142 for 261 passing for 2,013 yards
with 15 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He also ran 137
times for a team-high 831 yards.


lege experience."
Raphael (better known local-
ly as Ralphie) earned honorable-
mention honors at quarterback
in the All-North Coast Athletic
Conference team for his senior
season.
As Kenyon posted a 2-8 sea-
son, Sanchez ran 137 times for a
team-high 831 yards. He aver-
aged 83 yards rushing per game,
with a long run of 51 yards. He
scored a team-high 10 touch-
downs on the ground.
He was 142 for 261 passing
for 2,013 yards with 15 touch-
downs and 12 interceptions.
Mikey Sanchez and Arbolaez
have more eligibility left, but
Rafael Sanchez now is concen-
trating on turning his degree in
biology into admission to a
medical school. He plans to
return to South Florida after
graduation this spring.
A sophomore, Mikey
Sanchez was named second-


team all-conference as a kick-
return specialist. He returned 11
punts for 138 yards and returned
27 kick-offs for 595 yards. His
average of 22 yards per kick
return was the best in the
NCAC, according to a Kenyon
spokesman.
Mikey Sanchez also had 26
catches for 591 yards and seven
touchdowns.
Arbolaez, a junior, suffered
an injury that kept him out three
games, but he ran 86 times for
392 yards and five touchdowns.
His longest run of the season
was good for 43 yards.
"We put in a lot of time in
high school but college football
is completely different," Rafael
Sanchez said. "You have to be
ready to start lifting weights at 6
a.m., and spend hours on film
study. You put in a lot of hours
and hard work but that's what it
takes to play good football out
on the field."


CITY OF KEY COLONY BEACH
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
AMENDING LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS
ARTICLE IV. SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATIONS,
SECTION 101-42 RESTAURANTS AND BARS; AND
ARTICLE XIII. DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEES,
SECTION 101-186 BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning & Zoning Committee of the City of
Key Colony Beach, Florida, will hold a PUBLIC HEARING ON THURSDAY, JAN-
UARY 17, 2008, 9:30 a.m., City Hall Auditorium, to review and take public com-
ments on the proposed amendments to the Land Development Regulations, Article IV.
Supplemental Regulations, Section 101-42 Restaurants and bars; and Article XIII.
Development Review Committees, Section 101-186 Beautification committee.

Copies of the proposed amendments are available at Key Colony Beach City Hall,
600 W. Ocean Drive, Key Colony Beach, Florida. Interested parties may appear at
the meeting and be heard in regard to the proposed amendments.

If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with
respect to any matter .considered at the meeting, that person will need a record of
the proceedings and for such purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record of
the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.

Vickie L. Bollinger, City Clerk
Published Keynoter 01/05/08







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Saturday, January 5, 2008 41


Acura sailing races return to the Keys


International
fleet competes
for world titles

More than 260 sailboats and
sailing crews from around the
world are to compete in the
waters off Key West during
Acura Key West 2008, one of
the most prestigious sailing
regattas on the international cal-
endar.
The racing challenge is
scheduled Jan. 21 to 25.
In its 21st year, Acura Key
West 2008, presented by
Nautica, is to. feature national
and international greats from
the yachting world. Sailors are
expected to hail from at least 20
countries and more than 30
American states.
"We're pleased to be seeing a


really great fleet come togeth-
er," event organizer Peter Craig
said. "From custom IRC pro-
grams and established one-
design classes to [Performance
Handicap Racing Fleet National
Championship] boats seeking
the 2008 national champi-
onship, it's going to be an excit-
ing week."
According to regatta organ-
izers, Acura Key West's pri-
mary attractions for race teams
include the high level of compe-
tition and the opportunity for
January sailing in warm sub-
tropical waters.
Competitors are to race on
four courses set over a 10-mile
stretch of the Atlantic Ocean
just off Key West's shore and
inside North America's only liv-
ing coral barrier reef, which


parallels the Florida Keys. The
racing action is slated to begin
at 10:30 a.m. daily.
Boats in the high-profile Farr
40 class will be warming up for
their 2008 world championship,
scheduled three months later in
Miami.
World champion Vincenzo
Onorato's Mascalzone Latino is
to head an international all-star
list that includes 2001 world
champion, 2007 Key West
champion and America's Cup
winner Ernesto Bertarelli's
Alinghi. In addition, HRH
Crown Prince Frederik of
Denmark plans to return to Key
West with his Nanoq, one of the
17 foreign entries.
Swan 42s are to make their
Key West one-design class
debut, with 12 of these beautiful
and fast boats sure to be a spec-
tacular sight. Makoto Uematsu


debuted the Swan 42 last
January, winning class honors
against 10 other IRC boats.
The international handicap
rule, IRC, again is to feature
some intriguing new designs..
Dan Meyers' new IRC 68
Numbers and John Brim's new
55-foot Rima 2 are to battle in
IRC 1 along with a unique
scratch boat the swing keel
Wally 80 Highland Fling, to be
sailed by Irvine Laidlaw.
Slated to join the big boat
class is Colm Barrington's J/V
52 Flash Glove, replacing his
IRC 2 winning Ker 50 Magic
Glove, and five TP52s. These
racing thoroughbreds are com-
ing from the Great Lakes, both
U.S. coasts, the United
Kingdom and Russia.
Two new smaller designs are
to race under the IRC rule: the
J/122 Christopher Dragon and


the Sllim 37 No Naked Flames
from Belfast, Ireland.
In addition, the second
Performance Handicap Racing
Fleet National Championship is
to take place as part of the
regatta. In recent years, the
PHRF has represented 25 per-
cent to 30 percent of the boats
competing in Key West.
The field also is to include
weekend sailors eager to test
their skills against the sport's
legendary competitors.
Key West's Historic Seaport
is to serve as headquarters for
the racing boats and their crews.
Sailing aficionados can mingle
with crews at the docks before
and after the races, and book
seats on spectator boats at the
site.
For more information and a
race schedule, visit
www.Premiere-Racing.com.


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 interest-
ed in being a volunteer coach or
referee, call 743-6598.

Bicycle challenge
has three routes

The Mariners Hospital Relay
for Life team is biking for a
cause with its Benefit Bike
Challenge and Party Feb. 17.
The challenge, which raises
money for the American Cancer


Society, starts at 8 a.m. and
offers three routes.
The Indian Key Fill 3-mile
route is designed for families
with young children. The 13-
mile Anne's Beach route is for
intermediate-level bikers. The
Channel 5 Challenge is an ardu-
ous 18-mile route for devoted
bicyclists.
The minimum pledge for
each rider is $30 for adults and
$15 for children younger than
12. Individuals or teams are
invited to participate.
Following the bike rides,
there will be an old-fashioned
Keys party at Islamorada
Founders Park beginning at 11
a.m. In addition to food, bever-
ages and games, the party will
feature live music and vendors
selling their wares, everything
from jewelry to plants. Entrance
to the party is free.
For more information, call
Deena Brito at 434-1212.


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0o. 7320600
-he Monroe County Ad-
'isory Committee of the
Early Learning Coalition
if Miami-Dade/Monroe
sill meet on January
5th, 2008 at 1:00 pm via
ie Monroe County
'chool District Video
conference Media Sys-
am. Locations are as fol-
ws: Monroe County
'"chool District Adminis-
ration Building Board
toom in Key West, Mar-
ithon High School,
Zoom 2106 and Coral
Chores High School Me-
lia Center, Tavernier.
:or additional informa-
on, please call .
;05/296-5557.
/lary A. Williams
managingg Director-
lonroe County
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lorida Keys Keynoter

-Jo. 8613200

\ THE COUNTY
;OURT OF THE 16TH
UDICIAL CIRCUIT
)FTHE STATE OF
LORIDA, IN AND FOR
IONROE COUNTY
;ASE #:
'007-CA-1168-K
"HE BANYAN TREE OF
;EYWEST CONDO-
uINIUM AND OWNERS'
ASSOCIATION, INC., a
lorida Corpora-
on,Plaintiff,

s.
labi Christopher (also
nown as Gabi Elsis-
ans);Samuel Gene
..hristopher; Maurice
;tander; Barbara A.
tander; Cynthia Kelly;
olene Doty; Patrick J.
)oty; Gary S. Mink;Su-
an E. Mink; and Howard
,Ider, alive or deceased
r any of them, and all un-
nown persons, if alive,
ind if dead, and if not
nown to be dead or
live, their unknown
pouses, heirs, devisees,
rantees, assignees,
enors,creditors, trus-
ses or other persons
laiming by, through,un-
er or against any un-
nown person who is
nown to be dead or oth-
,rwise claim to have any
--ht title.or interest in any

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of the properties de-
scribed in the Complaint;
NOTICE OF ACTION
To:Jolene Doty and
Cynthia Kelly,
Alive or deceased or ei-
ther of them, and all un-
known persons, if alive,
and if dead, and if not
known to be dead or
alive, their unknown
spouses, heirs, devisees,
grantees, assignees,
lienors, creditors, trus-
tees or other persons
claiming by, through, un-
deror against any un-
known person who is
known to be dead or oth-
erwise claim to have any
righttitle, or interest in
any of the properties de-
scribed below:

YOU ARE NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose
liens on the following
properties in Monroe
County, Florida:

As to defendant Jolene
Doty (Count II of the
Amended Complaint)

An undivided 1/156th in-
terest as a tenant in com-
mon with other owners in
the Resort Facility (1
Time Share Interest(s)),
according to the Time
Sharing Plan thereof, re-
corded in Official
Records Book 928, Page
81 through 145, of the
Public Records of Mon-
roe County, Florida
PPlan
Togetherwith the right to
occupy, pursuant to the
Plan, UnitA-2, during
UnitWeek(s)23.

As to defendant Cyn-
thia Kelly (Count Ill of
the Amended Complaint)

An Undivided 1/260th in-
terest as a tenant in com-
mon with other owners in
the Resort Facility (1
Time Share interest), ac-
cording to the Time Shar-
ing Plan thereof, record-
ed in Official Records
Book 942, page 653 and
following, of the Public
Records of Monroe
County, Florida ("Plan"),

Together with the right to
occupy, pursuant to the
Plan, Unit403, during
Unit Week 7.
has been filed against
you and you are required
to serve a copy of your
written defenses, to it, if
any, on Frank F. Harding,
the plaintiff's attorney,
whose address is PO
Box 3392, Tequesta,
Florida, 33469, on or be-
fore January 31,2008
and file the original with
the clerk of this Court ei-


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ther before service on the
plaintiff's attorney or im-
mediately thereafter; oth-
erwise a default will be
entered against you for
the relief demanded in
the amended complaint.

DATED ON: September
10, 2007
Danny Kolhage
As Clerk of the Court As
By:----
As Deputy Clerk
Frank F. Harding
Attorney at Law
Florida Bar #357561
P.O. Box 3392
Tequesta, FL 33469
Publish December 29,
2007, January 2,2008
Florida Keys Keynoter

No. 8914800

IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT FOR MONROE
COUNTY FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION

IN RE: ESTATE OF
JAMES EDGAR JOHN-
SON,
Deceased.
File No. 07 CP 70M
NOTICE TO CREDI-
TORS
The administration of the
estate of JAMES EDGAR
JOHNSON,deceased,
whose date of death was
July 22, 2007, is pending
in the Circuit Court for
Monroe County, Florida,
Probate Division, File
Number 07 CP 70M, the
address of which is 3117
Overseas Highway, Mar-
athon, FL 33050. The
names and addresses of'
the personal representa-
tive and the personal rep-
resentatives's attorney
are set forth below.

All creditors for the dece-
dent and other persons,
who have claims or de-
mands against dece-
dent's estate, including
unmatured, contingent or
unliquidated claims, and
who have been served a
copy of this notice, must
file their claims vWith this
court WITHIN THE LAT-
ER OF THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY
(30) DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF
A COPY OF THIS NO-
TICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the
decedent and other per-


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sons who have claims or
demands against the de-
cendents estate, includ-
ing unmatured, contin-
gent or unliquidated
claims, must file their
claims with this court
WITHIN THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.

ALL CLAIMS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREV-
ER BARRED.

NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE,
ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECE-
DENTS DATE OF ,
DEATH IS BARRED.

THE DATE OF FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE IS: DECEMBER
29,2007
Personal Representa-
tive:
DAVID L. JOHNSON
7450 County Road 78
LaBelle, FL 33905

Attorney for Personal
Representative:

ROBERTA. PIERCE
Florida Bar No. 0175399
Ausley & McMullen
Post Office Box 391
Tallahassee, Florida
32302
(850)224-9115
Published December 29,
2007, January 2, 2008.

Florida Keys Keynoter

No. 8933800

IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT, OF THE SIX-
TEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
MONROE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE

BY THE CLERK OF THE
CIRCUIT COURT

Notice is hereby given
that the undersigned,
DANNY L. KOLHAGE,
Clerk of the Circuit of
Monroe County, Florida,
will, on the 24th day of
JANUARY 2008, at 11:00
a.m, at the front of the
Monroe County Court-
house on 500 Whitehead
Street, Monroe County,
in the City of Key West,
Florida, offer for sale, and
sell at Public outcry to the
highest and best bidder
for CASH the following
described property situ-


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ated in Monroe, County,
Florida, to wit:

LOT 3, SUNRISE ISLE,
ACCORDING TO THE
PLATTHEREOF, AS
RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 7, AT PAGE 58,
OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF MON-
ROE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA. MORE COMMON-
LY KNOWN AT: 3 SUN-
RISE DRIVE MARA-
THON FL 33050.

Pursuant to the DE-
FAULT JUDGEMENT
OF FORECLOSURE en-
tered in a case pending in
Said Court, the style of
which is:

ORION BANK, a Florida
Banking Association,


Plaintiff,

v. ,

BLAYNE L. CARL AND
NATALIE M CARL, hus-
band and wife, and
JOHN AND JANE DOE
AS UNKNOWN TEN-
ANT(S) IN POSSESION
OCF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY,

Defendants

And the Docket Number
07-CA-334-M

Witness my hand and the
Official Seal of said
Court, this 26th day of
December, 2007.

Danny L. Kolhage
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Monroe Countvy. Florida


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 stff 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 with
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
Human Resources .305-289-4143 or e-mail to
funks@ci.marathon.fl.us.


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Tammy L. Marciel
Deputy Clerk

Florida Statute 45.031:
Any person claimin an
interst in the surplus
from the sale, if any,
other than the property
owner as of the date of
the Lis Pendens must
file a claim within 60
days after the sale.
Published December 29,
2007, January 5,2008

Florida Keys Keynoter
No. 9211700

NOTICE OF REQUEST
FOR PROPOSALS

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN TO PROSPEC-
TIVE PROPOSERS that
on March 4, 2008 at 3:00
P.M. at the Monroe
County Purchasing Of-
fice, the Board of County
Commissioners of Mon-
roe County, Florida, will'
open sealed proposals
for the following:

ART IN PUBLIC
PLACESFREEMAN
JUSTICE CENTERAT
JACKSON SQUARE IN.
KEY WESTMONROE
COUNTY, FLORIDARF-
P-ART- 64-302-2008-
PURICV

Requirements for sub-
mission and the selection
criteria may be requested
from DemandStar by On-
via atwww.demand-
star.com OR http://
www.co.monroecoun-
ty-fl.gov/pages/msd/
bids.htm
or call toll-free at
1-800-711-1712. The
Public Record is avail-
able at the Purchasing
Office located at the Gato
Building, 1100 Simonton
Street, Key West, FL
33040. Questions should
be directed, in writing,
solely to Nance Frank,
Chair, Monroe County Art
in Public Places Commit-
tee, c/o Florida Keys
Council of the Arts, 1100
Simonton Street, Key
West, FL 33040, by fac-
simile to (305) 295-4372
or via email to galleryon-
greene@bellsouth.net-
net.

Qualified artists are re-
quested to indicate their
interest by submitting
three (3) siIned originals

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and five (5) complete
copies for a total of eight
(8) of the proposal and in-
clude one (1) set of sup-.
port materials in a sealed
envelope clearly marked
on the outside, with the
Proposer's name and
"Sealed Materials for
RFP for Art in Public
Places FREEMAN JUS-
TICE CENTER at'Jack-
son Square in Key West"
addressed to:

Monroe County Purchas-
ing Office 1100 Simonton
Street, Room 1-213Key
West, FL 33040Phone:
(305) 292-4466 Fax:
(305)292-4465

All proposals must be re-
ceived by the County
Purchasing Office before
3:00 P.M. on March 4,
2008. Any proposals re-
ceived afterthis date and
time will be automatically
rejected. Materials may
be delivered by Certified
Mail, Return Receipt Re-
quested, hand-delivered
or couriered. Faxed ore-
mailed proposals will be
automatically rejected.
Hand delivered Propos-
als may request a re-
ceipt. If sent by mail or by
courier, the above-men-
tioned envelope shall be
enclosed in another en-
velope addressed to the
entity and address stated
above. Proposers should
be aware that certain "ex-
press mail" services will
not guarantee specific
time delivery to Key
West, Florida. It is the
sole responsibility of
each Proposer to ensure
their proposal is received
in a timely fashion.
Monroe County's perfor-
mance and obligation to
pay under this contract is
contingent upon an annu-
al appropriation by the
Board of County Com-
missioners.

All submissions must re-
main valid for a period of
ninety (90) days from the
date of the deadline for
submission stated
above. The Board will au-
tomatically reject the re-
sponse of any person or
affiliate who appears on
the convicted vendor list
prepared by the Depart-
ment of Management
Services, State of Flori-
da, under Sec.
287.133(3)(d), Florida
Statute (1997). Monroe
County declares that all
or portions of the docu-


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P/T Sales

P/T Tackle Sales

Apply in person

MM 81.2


Pirate Wellness Center
Is Seeking Instructors
for pilates, ballroom dancing,
yoga and other excercise classes.
Please call Dan (305) 744-3348


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ments and work papers
arid otherforms of deliv-
erables pursuant to this
request shall be subject
to reuse by the County.

All proposals, along with
the recommendation of
the Monroe County Art in
Public Places Commit-
tee, the Florida Keys
Council of the Arts, the
County Administrator .
and/or Acting County Ad-
ministrator, and/or the ini-
tiating Department Head,
will be presented to the
Board of County Com-
missioners of Monroe
County, Florida, forfinal
awarding or otherwise.
The Board reserves the
right to reject any and all
proposals, to waive infor-
malities in any or all pro-
posals, to re-advertise for
proposals; and to sepa-
rately accept or reject
any item or items and to
award and/or negotiate a
contract in the best inter-
est of the County.

Dated at Key West this
2nd day of January,
2008.

Monroe County Purchas-
ing Department

Published January 26,
2008

Florida Keys Keynoter

No. 9249200

NOTICE OF PUBLIC
SALE

Lower Keys Marine Tow-
ing and Salvage Inc. give
notice of Foreclosure of
Lien and intent to sell this
vessel on January 18th,
2008,11:00am at 7281
Shrimp Road, Key West
Florida, 33040, pursuant
to subsection 713.78 of
the Florida Statutes.
Lower Keys Marine Tow-
ing and Salvage Inc. re-
serves the right to accept
or reject any/and all bids.

1.1998 Wellcraft Hin#
WELFNA18H798

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NOTICE TO
CREDITORS

The administration of the
estate of ROGER
GARCIA, deceased,
whose date of death was
July 28th, 2006, and
whose Social Security
Number is 266-70-3935,
is pending in the Circuit
Court for MONROE
County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of
which is 88820 Over-
seas Highway, Tavern-
ier, FL 33070. The
names and addresses of
the personal representa-
tive and the personal rep-
resentative's attorney are
set forth below.

All creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons
having claims or de-
mands against dece-
dent's estate on whom a
copy of this notice is re-
quired to be served must
file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LAT-
ER OF 3 MONTHS AF-
TER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF
A COPY OF THIS NO-
TICE ON THEM.

All other creditors of the
decedent and other per-
sons having claims or de-
mands against dece-
dent's estate must file
their claims with this
court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.

ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PE-
RIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PRO-
BATE CODE WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.

NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIOD SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AF-
TERTHE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.

The date of first
publication of this notice
is January 5, 2008.

Personal Representative
ELIZABETH GARCIA-
DAVE
2006 NE 38TH Road
Homestead, FL 33033

Attorneys forPersonal
Representative
RICHARD E. WARNER,
P.A.
12221 OVERSEAS
HIGHWAY
MARATHON, FL 33050
Telephone: (305)
743-6022


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Florida Bar No. 283134

Publish January 5,12,
2008
Florida Keys Keynoter

No. 9335400

NOTICE OF PUBLIC
SALE

Anchor Towing gives No-
tice of Foreclosure of
Lien and intent to sell
these vehicles on
01/18/2008,8:00 am at
189 US HWY #1 KEY
WEST, FL 33040, pursu- .
ant to subsection 713.78
of the Florida Statutes.
Anchor Towing reserves
the right to accept or re-
ject any and/or all bids.

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2008 TOYOTA

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Florida Keys Keynoter


No. 9373900

MISSING PERSON

M. Morales
Female
DOB: 11/21/1981
Hispanic
Eyes: Hazel
Hair: Light Brown
PLEASE CONTACT:
305-481-4819

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Florida Keys Keynoter

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Lost and Found
Lost Dog-Female, Dal-
mation, goes by siren,
last seen MM63, call
743-9146 or 481-1194

200
EMPLOYMENT

260 General -
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AM Electric &
Construction is now
accepting applications
for Journeyman
Electrician, Finish
Carpenter, helper, and
lead man. Please call
743-0399.
Assembly Tech: Fast
paced for grills,
wheelbarrows. Tools &
transportation needed.
Call 888-316-6380


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743-5551


No. 9278500

IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT FOR MONROE
COUNTY, FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 07-CP-148-P

IN RE: ESTATE OF
ROGER GARCIA

Deceased
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260 General -
Miscellaneous
Boat rental /water-
sports attendant
Full time for watersport
business in Islamorada.,
Must be energetic and
dependable, Weekends
a must, 305 731-3945
Captain/Scuba Instruc-
tor FT or P/T needed for
die operation in Key
Largo. 50 ton USCG lie.
Qr6 p6ak, Non smoker,
Competitive pay and
benefits FIT or PT,. Email
amyamorayaol.com or
call 305-394-4400.


260 General -
Miscellaneous
Dock Master wanted,
Pancho's Fuel Dock,
full-time., Call Emily for
more information
305-743-2281


DRIVERS (CDL) wanted
Earn $700-$900 a week.
No CDL? No Problem,
Training available.
1-800-753-4972

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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 /
Environmental Worker

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
For more information: (305) 252-4872




An Equal Opportunity Employer


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 stale 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, OtE, Fax applica-
tion and resume to 305-29-.4143 or e-mail to
fnks.c i -.fa:trathoal u-, Applications are avail-
able at www ci.if~lthohtjls or at City Hall.


260 General -
Miscellaneous
Exp. Appliance tech
needed. Tools, valid dr.
lic., and reliability
required. 664-3662.
Full Time Front Desk
person needed at Reef
Resort. Please call
305-743-7900 or
305-619-0420
Kennel Assistant/
Housekeeper
Housekeeping & animal
care duties required.
Must be abfe to lift at least
50 lbs. This full time posi-
tion will only be filled by a
compassionate, caring
individual that loves to
work with animals and
people. Please call
Marathon Veterinary
Hospital at 305-743-7099
Mechanic for auto
repair shop. 10 yrs ex-
perience and complete -
tool set required. Inquire
at 2525 Overseas Hwy'
305-289-9884

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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.cimarathon.fl.us or at City
Hall 10045-55 O/S Hwy. between 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. Monday Friday and can
be faxed to 305-289-4143.


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260 General -
Miscellaneous
Mechanic Trainees or
mechanics. No experi-
ence necessary. If you're
eager to learn were will-
ing to train. Apply in per-
son at Muffler Man.
RESORT HELP
Property maintenance,
general maintenance,
dock hands,
housekeeping.
Immediate openings.
305-797-1707
Retail Jewelry &.purse
Sales, Big Pine Flea Mar-
ket. Some light lifting in-
volved. Weekends only.
305-743-0906
Retail Store seeks sales
and-more person.
Requires some computer
knowledge & a 'can- do'
attitude. Must work well
with a team. F/T + P/T
avail. 305-295-8430
305-743-7277
Security Guard
P/T, Islamorada area.
305-743-3143

CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


ENNE NAMIP
:ORAL REEF STATE PARK
Positions Available:


PT Mates:
Must be Dive Master Certified

FT/PT Snorkel Shed Clerk

FT Snorkel/Glass Bottom
Reservationist

FT Narrator

Benefits Available!
Paid Vacation, Health Insurance, 401K

Please call 305451.6301
or
Apply in person-John Pennekamp
Coral Reef State Park Concessions, MM 102.5


Sales Associate
S/ "This is a year round
position"
J E W E L R Y

We are looking for a special person with a friendly
personality and neat appearance. Experience
helpful, but willing to-train the right person..


Flexible schedule. Competitive sala
with health insurance & bonuses
Call Armando for appointment

664-8004


260 General g
Miscellaneous
Team Player needed.
Some bike shop
experience helpbul.
Overseas Outfitters
289-1670
Warehouse Clerk/
Office Assistant,
FT, M-F, phone sales
capabilities, Min. Comp
Skills nec.; will train.
Call 305-289-0862
Yard person needed for
small resort in Middle
Keys. English not
required but helpful.
Call 305-664-4740
6Pk Capt. 41' Morgan
Sail. Sun Set/Rise
Cruise.Tarpon Basin To
Card Sound. Call
305-396-6501
270
Office -Clerical
Bookkeeping
help at busy marina,
30 hrs. + flexible.
664-2461.

CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


270
Office Clerical
DEPUTY CLERK I
Accepting applications
for Deputy Clerk I. Typing
and computer skills
helpful. Good salary and
benefits. Apply in person
at Monroe County Clerk's
Office 3117 Overseas
Hwy., Marathon
Drug free work place.
Office/Asst Manager.
Exp.w/QBooks and cus-
tomer service skills a.
must. Call for app
305-743-6711


Guidance Clinic of the Middle Keys
Helping people cope.






Fully paid healthcare, 401 with match and retirement plan. Call 434-9033
or tax resume to 305-434-9040. Visit us at www.ncmk.o. EEOC/DFWPJ


Management Position:

Goofy Gecko Store in
Marathon. Hourly wage +
commission + management.
Pay + override on company
gross = Top $. Sell home decor,
display and general manage-
ment responsibilities. 4 day
work week, 36-40 hours.
A great job!
Pick up application at Lazy
Lizard, Publix Plaza, Marathon


1 270
Office Clerical
Paralegal / Asst.
Experience req. PI
Litigation, word perfect.
305-295-3060
vmcf(aaol.com
Secretary- Must be reli-
able, multi tasker, work
well with public. Quick
Books Pro experience
needed. Health insur-
ance plan, paid holidays,
vacations. Drug free
workplace. 743-5357

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The Cheeca Lodge & Spa, the 4 Diamond luxury resort
located in beautiful Islamorada, seeks hospitality service
professionals in all areas. The Cheeca Lodge & Spa offers
a full employment benefits package as well as promotional
opportunities.

We have an immediate need for:


Front Desk Agents $11.75/hr.

Night Audit Relief $13.75/hr.

Camp Counselor $10.75/hr.

Guest Room Attendant $8.25/hr.

All positions must have hotel experience



To apply: In person M-F, 9 to 3, Human Resources Office
By mail: Cheeca Lodge & Spa, P 0 Box 527,
Islamorada, Fl 33036
By fax: 305-517-4484
By email: KCadwell(.cheeca.com
E.O.E.


Communications Officer Marathon
Monroe County Sheriffs Office is looking for a Communications
Officer in Marathon. Job duties include responding to emergency 911
calls, provides pre-arrival instructions for medical emergencies, and
dispatches units to appropriate locations. Ability to perform multi-
tasks accuartely, efficiently, and simultaneously.
Applicants can contact Kristie at 292-7044 or send resume to
khernandez@keysso.net or fax to (305) 292-7159. EEO/AAP




The City of Marathon is hiring an Administrative Assistant; a regular, full-time position
paying $13.41/hr with excellent benefits. Duties include: a variety of general office work
and professional level duties. Education/experience requires a high school diploma or
equivalent and three years experience in an office setting or an equivalent combination
of education and related experience. Must be computer literate and have the ability to
deal with the public in a courteous'manner. Successful applicants must undergo a drug
test, driver's license and criminal history check. Apply at Marathon City Hall, 9805
Overseas Hwy, Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or e-mail to funks@ci.marathon.fl.us, applica-
lions are also available on www.ci.marathon.fl.us Fax to the Human Resources office
305-289-4143
Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace


270
Office -Clerical
Seeking an Executive
Assistant who is flexible,
responsible and can
multi-task for general
office duties in Marathon.
Some experience
preferable. Must be
detail-oriented w/ good
computer & phone skills.
Call Michael at 481-4301.
CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


270,
Office Clerical
Want to Stop Paying
Bills? I can do it for you
on Quick Books. Your
computer or mine. Call
Claire 305-304-3416.
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on our website

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Physician's Practice Management
* Billing Clerks (Cudjoe Key)
* Clinic Medical Assistant
Apply in person at the
Holiday Inn & Marina, MM 54, Marathon
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION,
CONTACT DENNIS WARDLOW AT 305.289.0222
EOE/M/FVI/D





0 Registered Nurses
E Medical Lab Tech
w Physical Therapist

Physician's Practice Management
- Billing Clerks (Cudjoe Key)
* Clinic Medical Assistant
Human Resources: (305) 743-5533 ext. 5563
Fax: (305) 289-6459
Email: Michele.Teller@flh.ma-corp.com
www.FishermensHospital.com




H 0 S P IT A L
3301 0/S Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050
E.O.E./Drug Free Workplace


275
Professional
Condo Mgr., Islamora-
da, 84 units, CAM license
Experienced, full or part
time position. Administra-
tive, financial (Quick-
Books) maintenace
supervision. Fax resume
and ref s to 664-2092 or
call office 664-8000.
REAL ESTATE
AGENTS new or experi-
enced who want to in-
crease their income in
2008...Coldwell Banker
Schmitt, the Keys #1 real
estate company con-
ducts its Business Suc-
cess Program in January
to provide you with the
Sale Skills Training and
knowledge of ALL Sup-
port Systems essential to
yourfinancial goals.
Even in a slower market
our agents earn $100K,
$200K, $300K and up!
Call Carolyn
305-289-6487, email:
carolyn@
keystokeys.com or stop
by any Coldwell Banker
Schmitt office for details
today!


275
Professional
Survey Party Chief or
Surveyor Assistant,
MUST be familiar w/Tote
Station. AutoCAD help-
ful. BAT Construction,
Inc. 296-6619 EOE
DFWP
280 Restaurants
Bars Hotels
Cleaning person
for 8-unit motel in
Marathon. Live-in
optional. 305-522-5183
-Kon Tiki Resort is tak-
ing applications for F/T
front desk agent, compi,-
er skills necessary. Corn
petitive wages + bene-
fits. Apply in person for
application MM 81.2
Leigh Anne's now hirin(
full & part time, day &
night shift, kitchen &
counter help. Apply with.
in 7537 O/S Hwy, Mthn.
Waiters & Waitresses.
F/T & P/T. Apply in
person. Frank's Grill,
Town Square Mall.
Call 305-289-7772.
Waitress wanted at
7 Mile Grill. Apply-in
person: 1240 Overseas
Hwy, Mthn; ask for Bill o01
Shirley. 305-743-4481


SERVICES _4

360 Professional
Services
Father Nature & Sons
Excavating-Land Clear
Fill-Grade-DumpTruck
Big or Small-Deliver
Install-Maintain-All
Landscaping/Weed/Pes
Control. Lic# ENG11278
F N S, LLC 747-0009

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MM 101, Key Largo
L305 451-1477


LINE COOK

Excellent pay, benefits &
working hours/paid vacation.
Apply in person.

MARATHON
YACHT CLUB
S825 33rd St., Marathon .


January 5, 2008


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500
MERCHANDISE

545 Yard Sales -
Flea Markets
Moving Sale 1/5 thru
1/19, Dive Comp., Sleep-
er Sofa, Hutch, Wall Unit,
509-0262 or 393-2150,
1200 W. 75th St., Ocean.
Wed 1/9 Mon-1114,
10-4 Home furnishings,
house hold goods. 101
Porto Vista Crt., Islamor-
ada 908-500-9396
575
Pets
English Bulldog puppy,
fem, brown/white, beauti-
ful. NKC. 10weeks,
parents on premises.
$1200.305-248-9577
Himalayan Kittens for
sale. Parents are CFA
registered. (305)
296-1486 or 304-9924
590
Miscellaneous
Furniture & Appliances
(used) bought & sold.
Byars Used Furniture &
Appliances. 2777 O/S
Hwy, Mthn 743-6506
Hutch, large rattan, 61"
wide by 78" height, 18"
depth. (New $800) selling
4200. Located in South
Dade, 305-479-7335.
Private Collector Wants
Rolex Dive watches and
Pilot Watches. Old model
Military clocks & watch-
es. 305-743-4578
Spa/Hot tub, never
used, seats 5, lounger,
lights, digital control,
under warranty. Retail
$4,500. Sacrifice $1,995.
786-251-5341

600
FINANCE

690
Miscellaneous
Financial Help
.A.ailable for Terminally
Wwl'white male, age 30-40.
Not a Personal Ad;
Christian! 941-721-1947

100
REAL ESTATE RENTALS

710 "
Homes for Rent

A Jewel In Paradise.
Everything new. 2/2
w/computer room, W/D,
D/W, disposal. All tile,
private, landscaped yard,
F/L/S. $\1875/mo. Call
305-481-2713 for apt.
Affordable Canal Front
Sdiplex at MM 25. Nice
3/2 with dockage on
Summerland Key. $1700
+ utilities. 305-872-2750
CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


710
Homes for Rent
Big Pine Key-4/2, pool,
20ft covered basin, 40ft
open basin, 300 ft. canal
frontage, half acre,
1950/month, one year
lease. Email:
sschmadebetaol.com
Big Pine Key/
on canal 3/2 -$1,900.00
Furnished / no pets
305-395-8820
Brand new Islamorada
waterfront home 2BR/2.5
BA$2000 mo.
305-304-7372
Duck Key, Quiet pres-
tigous neighborhood,
2/1, large living room,
modern kitchen, single
floor, garage, secluded
patio. 5 years old, excel-
lent condition,dockage
avail, long term.
$1850/mo. Available now
305-289-0677 or
305-240-1423
Great location MM 100
2 bed, concrete home
Avail Jan 08. $1200
781-489-5375
Islamorada MM 74.
2/1, Bayside, Quiet,
$1,300/mo/Yr Lease.
F/L/S Ron 954-325-8113
wininbiz.com/rental.php
Key Largo Newly Re-
modeled 3/2 on ocean
side canal, $2200/m,
huge yard and lots of
storage. 305-444-5565
Layton- Luxury 2/1 fully
furn. A/C, 29' dock, deck,
sat TV/cable, driveway
parking, big kitchen.
$1800 mo. 305-205-6964
Little Torch 2/2 On stilts,
swimming canal, down
from Dolphin Marina.
305-872-3602 or cell:
305-481-4763
Little Torch- Large 2/1
-on canal, $1500/mo.
Also- 3/2 $1700/mo,
and 5bd, 3ba.
All with AC, D/W, W/D.
F/L/S. 305-393-0292
Marathon 2/1 $900/mo.
Deposit required.
Unfurnished. Call
305-743-1926 for an
appointment.
Marathon 2/2 Large lot,
screened porch with wa-
ter view. $2000/mo.
F/L/S 305-743-2300
Marathon 2/2 with den
$2K/Mo + util. F/L/S
Furnished. No smoking.
Indoor cat OK. 95th St.
305-395-0177
Marathon 3/2 Newly
renovated home. Private
dock, pool, covered park-
ing. MM49 610-496-8366
$2500/mo F/S
Marathon Cozy Conch
House 1/1 $875/mo. inc.
water. F/L/S No pets.
305-481-5057



Marathon Oceanfront
remodeled 3/2. Storage,
50'dock, hot tub. Furn/
unfurn. $2695/mo. neg.
Avail. 4/30 732-674-3451


710
Homes for Rent
Marathon- Sisters
Creek. New 3bd, 2.5ba.
Ocean views with pool.
$1,850/mo. Several units
to choose from. Call
Dave: 305-731-5521


MM 77 O/S 3/3, dock,
davits, ramp, fenced, pet
friendly. Month/Season/
Annual from $2300 mo.
+ utils. 954-473-0032


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
MM102.5 2/2 back yard
util. inc. $1500. F/L/S,
Pets ok, 305/987-8069
305/244-8031
Near MM74 2Bd/2Ba
w/deck & dock on Gulf
Canal, Wash/Dry, A/C,
carport. $1650/rno.
813-917-5883

Waterfront
Open water view,
minutes to ocean, 3BR,
tiled, W/D, cable tv, beau-
tifull sunsets, 200' dock.
Incl utils. Avail 2/1 $2000
mo. 305-453-5536
Port Largo 2/1, really
cute. All Dade Co pine in-
side. W/D, C-A/C. $1500
mo F/2S. 305-301-5318
Sombrero Isle, Mthn
Beautiful, 4400sf, dock
w/lift, pool
4 bd / 3.5 ba. Seasonal /
yearly. 239-340-5731
712 Mobile Homes
for Rent
Canalfront 2BR/1 BA,
new C-A/C, tile floors.
Avail 2/1. $1000 F/L/S
MM 103 B/S 451-1309
Canalfront MM 105 Ig
1/1, fenced, boat ramp, Ig
dock, living & Fla rms,
screened porch, shed,
WD $1150 305-323-7224
Lot For Rent
50'xl 00' 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
included. F/L/S. Credit
check req. 305-731-4656
Marathon 2/1 Furnished
2 6 mos. $1300/mo
First + $600 sec
305-393-1838
Marathon.
Adult Park, no pets.
Must have references.
Call 305-743-6519

CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


January 5, 2008


725 Apt- Condo- 725 Apt Condo 725 *Apt- Condo- 725 Apt- Condo -
Duplex for Rent Duplex for Rent Duplex for Rent Duplex for Rent


Waterfront A
A Great Irg 1/1 down,
Port Largo MM 100, walk
to park. Lrg kitch, W/D,
DW, all tile, yard serv. No
smokers. Quiet neighbor-
hood $1,275 incl utils.
F/L/S 786-412-8096
A Nice Marathon 1/1 apt
near Sombrero Beach,
on canal, unfurnished,
long term. $975/month,
F/L/S. 305-481-7554
Annual Rentals
Mthn: furn 2/2.5 $1900
mo. F/L/S. Call Barbara
at Coldwell Banker RE
305-289-6499
Beautiful 111 Designer
Apt. 2nd Story overlooks
1 acre landscape. Pool &
spa, secure BPK,
screened outdoor porch,
2 sun decks. $1500/mo.
Inci all utilities. F/L/S.
Pets maybe. Ref's
please. 305-872-7055
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
Big Pine Key 1 bd, 1 ba.
$950. Utilities/cable incl.
Tiled. Quiet location. Call
561-543-3968
BPK2/1 Screen patio,
Indry rm, canal front, 70ft
con. seawall. $1350/mo.
+ utils. 305-502-5349
786-412-6340
Duck Key Condo 1/1,
Part furnished.
No pets/smokers. F/L/S,
$1100/mo./Ise.
305-304-5513


EXECUTIVE BAY 2BR,
1.1/2BA. $1,350 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 Unfurnished
Studio, Full Kitchen. Utils
incl. F/S, $800/mo. Ref's
req. 305-942-6046
Great 2/2 condo in Keys
Gate, Homestead, up-
stairs unit, basic cable
+ water incl. Other ame-
nities. $1,000 firm mo.
Call Capt. Skip or Lisa
Bradeen 305-852-8477
Islamorada MM 82
Unfurn. Efficiency, nice,
clean, quiet. $780 mo.,
inci. utils. Pet considered.
$1000 sec. Yr lease. Lv
msq 517-4379.

KCB 2/1
On canal. $1300/mo.
F/L/S 305-743-0008


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Key Colony Bch unfurn
1 bd, 1ba apt. $900 +-
elect. No smoking, no
pets, no W/D. 6 mo lease
renewable. F/L/S. Ref's.
743-4133
keysattn3
Big Pine Key 2/1
LARGE Duplex, on ca-
nal. Long term.
$1300/mo F/L/S
305-872-2451
Little Torch Key Water-
front, MM28.5 Trop. land-
scaping, ground level,
furnished. 941-725-4488
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/L/S
304-8702
Marathon 1/1
Half duplex
$900 F/L/S avail 12/15
305-743-2300

I immaculate
Marathon 2/1 Ground
floor, tile floors through-
out, new W/D. $1200/mo.
F/L/S Avail now.
305-743-5555
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 Duplex: 2/1.
Laundry, year lease.
$1100/mo. F/L/S.
No section 8. 305-879-
7032 or 305-304-9534
Marathon -Dynamic
oceanfront condo with 3
way water views and 35'
dockage. $3000/mo. for
FEB & MAR (305)
360-7968 or
joanninthekeys@
bellsouth.net
CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551
New House
.Rent or Rent to Own
Owner Financing.
MM 100, BIS. No Insurance req.
Rent credit towards purchase.
For info can 305-554-4990



lOOs of Beds
Factory Direct to You
4 pc. Wicker Bedroom Set $459
Queen Sleeper Sofa $369
Dinettes, Futons, Recliners
Simmons Beautyrest
www.fredsbeds.com
FINANCING AVAILABLE
Marathon MM 54.5 743-7277
Big Coppitt MM 9.5 295-8430


Marathon efficiency
$750/month, incl. utils.
F/L/S. No pets.
305-395-0000
Marathon half duplex
2bd, 1 ba. W/D. No dogs.
$1000. F/L/S.
743-5559
Marathon Large 1
Bedroom half duplex.
F/L/S flex terms $850/mo
305-743-0963
Marathon Move in Now
Weekly or monthly from
$250/week, all utilities
included. Fully furn.
305-289-0800
Marathon unfurnished
1 bd, newly updated, tile
floor, C/A, W/D.
Call Diane 954-599-7114
Marathon Units
212 $1050
312.5 Waterfront, fur-
nished. $1975
Plus Utils, No pets F/L/S
Call 289-3984
Marathon Waterfront
2/1 Unfurnished, pets OK
$1750/mo includes elec/
water, F/S. Avail now.
305-942-1497 Bryan
MM 90, on canal.
1 bd apt $850 incl utils.
2 bd apt $1100 + utils.
Dockage available.
772-546-5855
MM 90, on canal.
1 bd apt $850 incl utils.
2 bd apt$1100 + utils.
Dockage available.
772-546-5855
Mthn 1 bd mobile home.
Lg screen porch. $775
mo inci water & sewer.
Call Kitty Whalton owner/
agent, 305-289-6510
CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


MTHN Little Venice 1/1
dupix, nicely furn, new
tile fls, granite cntr & appi,
central air, W/D, fenced
yd. $1100. 954-295-0717
Port Largo Large
1-2BR/1BA apt. Deep
water dockage avail.
F/L/S. Refs. $1600 nego
Incl utils 954-439-1854

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,
wrkng, 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
Share Marathon home
elevated. W/D, cable,
A/C, private bath & bed.
$900 incl. utilities. $950
sec. Clean & responsi-
ble. 267-221-8369
750
Vacation Rentals

Condo I BR, priv beach
dock, all new interior,
furn. MM 92 No smoking
or pets. 305-343-2991
Islamorada 2/2.5 Home
with ocearfview, screen
patio, pool, gated. 1 mo.
minimum. $3K/mo. A rare
find! 305-502-9035
Islamorada Beautiful
2/2 stilt home. Boat ramp.
Monthly or weekly. Avail
now. 305-773-3950


Classifieds 305-743-5551


"In the Heart of Islamorada"

IBR Efficiency Apt with
Home Office Location
$2000/month + Utilities

Islamorada, MM81
2BR/2BA Furnished
$2000/month + Utilities

MM 81, 1BR/1BA Apartment
$1400/Month + Utilities

Single Family Home
3BR/2BA Furnished
$2250/month + Utilities

1BR/IBA Condo w/Pool
MM 89, $1000/month + Utilities

Call Karrissa Hamilton @
island villa rental properties
(305) 664-3333 www.islandvilla.com


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Vacation Rentals
KCB #100 13th Street
- Single Family 3bd/2ba,
Florida room ,dockage, 2
car garage, fenced yard,
generator. Lease
purchase, $3,500/mo.
plus utilitie. Jo Ann (305)
630-7968 or
(305) 743-7636
Key Largo MM103BS.
Open water, pool, furn.
Large 1/1 $1900/mo.
Inc/Util. 305-801-3157
Key Largo Winter or
summer rental 3BR/2BA
or 2BR/2BA house on
canal w/direct ocean
access. 954-885-9591
Marathon 2/2 with open
water views. Tiki, dock,
nicely furnished. No
smoking, no pets.
305-743-5444
Mth/Coco Plum 1/1
condo 1stfl, waterfront,
oceanside. Big boat dkge
+ ramp. Pool, tennis.
$2600 mo. 305-731-5522
Mthn-Coco Plum 2br
Furn. on water, pool &
dock. Long or short term.
772-359-2439
dallasi 080(syahoo.com
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 Overseas
Hwy exposure. Great
location 3rd Generation
building, 700 sq ft.
$1200/mo. 481-5057
Marathon small office
$400/month. Also, yard
space available. Located
on US 1.305-743-7277
CALL CLASSIFIED 743-5551


790 Business
Property for Rent
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
Retail Space 1250 sq ft.
by Marathon Main Post
Office for rent, contact
Bruce 305-395-2720 or
Dee Dee 289-6486
Summerland Key
Spacious 680 square feet
office space. $1250/mo
NNN lease terms. Call
Tara 305-743-6586 or
305-923-3855.
795
Miscellaneous
Marathon RV Lot
For Rent.
From $600/mo.
Call 305-731-5042.
Water Lot for rent, out-
door resort at Long Key,
$1200/m, avail. Jan-
April, 615-302-0629 or
615-509-5888.


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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

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810
Homes for Sale



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 2800 sq.ft. 2 -
story floating home. 4/4.5
$185K obo, docked MM
103 marina. Iv. message
305-304-3336
Key Largo 3/2 CBS,
screen porch, tile, cathe-
dral ceilings, hurricane
shutters, best H.O. park.
$429k. 305-394-1409
Marathon deep dock,
ocean view, lic vacation
rental, 3/2. $660K.
305-743-2031 www.
manateehavens.com
MILLION $$$ VIEWS.
Cost 1.25 to 1.8 million!
Check ours under $500K
305-292-5177 Ebay #
320201157864
NEW LISTING-
Marathon, West Indies
Style, 3/2 plus Loft, out--
door TIKI w/Bar, Hot Tub
and TV. Pool and Dock.
$862,500. Call Stacie
Kidwell PAat EXIT
305-743-9292 ext 114.

3i Listing
Own your vacation
home. Oceanside luxury
canal home in Port
Largo. Appraise at 1.3
mil. Selling 50% share for
500k. Contact for details
gofawnqo@yahoo.com

Waterfront
Paradise Delivered In
Key Largo. Incredible
views, dock, marina,
pool, tennis. 55 -1-+ Comm.
All for under $700K see
www.beachhouse4sale.
us
Ramrod Key Oceanfont
3/2.5 Stilted, CBS home.
Pool, screened balconies
*on 2 floors, dock, by own-
er. 765-592-2335 $747K


812 MobileHomes 880 Lots- Acreage 890 Business
for Sale for Sale Property for Sale


Marathon 35' furnished
1/1 with covered deck.
Has new a/c, gas stove,
blinds. Gas grill, lot rent
$550. Price reduced to
$16,500. 305-619-0459
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 1 Ith St.
2bd, 1ba, big FL room,
cent A/C, completely fur-
nished, private lot with
dock, oceanside.
For Sale $38,000:
For Rent $1150.
336-325-5128
MTH OCEAN FRONT
2/1 Double-wide. Must
see, low rent. Unbeliev-
able sunsets! $25K OBO
305-743-1926
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
825 Condo-
Duplex for Sale
For Sale or Rent. Must
sell, offered under mar-
ket. 2BR/2.5BA 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 1 B/1 B.
$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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5.3 Waterfront AC in Florida Keys
Redevelopment Opportunity!
Residential & Campground/RV Site
January 10 at 12 PM E.T.
DG-4460: 31875 Overseas Hwy.
Big Pine Key, FL
-5.37 acres total 1,000 sf. 2 BR, 2.5 BA stilt home
* 420 heated pool 300' of open water frontage 150' dock
* Boat basin Deep water access to the Gulf of Mexico/Florida Bay
Letter of Understanding for Redevelopment transferable, ,
to new owner!
in conjunction with Kathrine Clark of Coldwell Banker Schr
and Allan Holbrook, AARE, Tranzon Driggers.-
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: Williston. Summerfiefd. Eustis. Sun Citv Center


Bahamas Lots for sale.
$39K & up. Waterview,
Waterfront & Hilltops.
Power & water avail.
Financing if needed.
863-293-2740
dlipscol@tampabay.rr.
corn
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
water view lot. Build now
no ROGO. New price
$319K. 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
Provos Turks and Cai-
cos, 1 acre near beach w/
power. Prestigious Prop-
erties.com MLS
#077949. Call Lucy at
(649)231-2220 $110K
Two Cudjoe WTFT lots.
Permits expt 2008.
Investors/Builders
Welcome. $150K/ea.-
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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
Multi-unit plex, 3,200 sq
ft, 3 tax lots, 4 elec me-
ters mm 95, $4,200 mo
inc. $519,000 853-0636
895
Miscellaneous
CALOOSA COVE TIME
SHARES for sale wks
13,14,15 RM227. wks
36,37 RM 222. wk 48 RM
227. wks 49,50 RM 207
Call 603-569-4918

TBR
Reasonable price.
305-743-4762
WANTED TO BUY. Buy-
er desires an open water
house, preferably with a
"pier" dock, (3-4 ft. con-
trol depth,) or the ability to
permit and build one,
Price range 1.2-1.8 Mil-
lion, weekly rental ability
strongly preferred. NO
AGENTS/BROKERS, no
condos and no canals
please. Call Randy at
912-313-3886
2 Marathon Market Rate
TBR's Build on your lot
now, no waiting. $95,000
each. 305-289-3984

1100
MARINE

1150
Power Boats
14' Carolina Skiff with
25hlp Yamaha, 4-stroke,
bimini. With trailer.
$4600.305-731-3386
17'Boston Whaler 90hp
Yamaha '96, trailer, cov-
er, polling platfrom, ste-
reo, fishfinder $13,500
obo 305-379-4900
18' Wellcraft CC 2000,
w/115 hp Johnson.
Garmin GPS, leaning
post, new bottom paint,
boat cover, trailer. Runs
like new. $8,495, OBO.
305-304-7658.
22' Sea Sprite w/cuddy,
New 180 Mercruiser I/B,
depth find,GPS, radio,
bim, and aftcurtain, trail-
er. $3500 305-395-1298
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

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Professional-level Offices
3300 sq. ft. Downtown Islamorada
Call (305) 393-0752
For immediate leasing


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.
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1150
Power Boats
25' Whitewater 1994
w/ trailer, Twin 200
Yamahas, All New
Electronics, T-Top, and
Full CC and Enclosure.
$36,500.305-849-9192
26' Proline CC, w/1999
Twin 200 Optimax. New
elect., incl. trl. '04.
$12,900. 305-517-9624.
28' 2003 Parker CC,
Twin F225 Yamaha,
T-Top, Electronics,
trailer, excellent cond.
$57K. 305-743-3436
29' Phoenix '81 convert-
ible Flybridge, T-21 Ohp
Cummins 6BT diesels, -
low hrs, cabin, head &
galley. $58k. 872-2750
30' Luhrs Alura '88 Dn
East style fish/dive/cr
uise. Low hrs twin 240hp
V8's, electronics, new
canvas. $32k. 872-2750
30' Scarab 2000 302
sport, T- 225 Evehrudes,
low hrs top out over 50,
fish rigged, cuddy, cust.
paint. $65k. 872-2750
31' Bertram flybridge
w/tower completely
restored, twin Cummins
turbo 6BTs, too much to
list, photos avail $99,000
obo 853-0636
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
34' Crusader '76 com-
mercial, 420hp 3126 Cat,
electronics, 11' beam
trap puller, Ig fish box.
$48k. (305) 872-2750
34'Crusader385HP
Cat, radar/pilot/vms &
more/ 400 fuel/ reef/king
permits. In Key West.
$60K 352-558-4025
'92 Donzi F-23, walk -.
around cuddy, custom
sherman half tower, out-
riggers, the works, must
see. $11,000 obo.
797-3450.

BLOW OUT
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 wonder where all
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1160
Sailboats
30' Hunter'82 Self tailing
winches, set-up for single
hbod, auto helm, new
awtkgrip, 20HP Merc,.
$K 201-723-3743
32* 1974 Irwin Center
cockpit, aft cabin, shoal
draft, Great roomy live
aboard, project boat,
53580 305-7434719
36' Catalna '86, 25hp
dteset AC, Gen set, so-
lar, frig, dinghy. Bahama
registered & duty pd.
$39k. (305) 872-2750
36' FG Motor Sailor,
. center cockpit, hard top,
ready to cruise or live
aboard, good cond. w/
many extras, $10,000.
distress sale. Located
Manatee Bay MM112.5
305/323-5362
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1170 Outboard -
Inboard Engines
06 Evinrude Etech
90HP Runs perfect. Shift
box, prop & cables inc. 18
mos. warr. NADA $6600
Sac. for $5500 obo. Call
305-360-1404
1180
Dock Rentals/Sales
Boat slip, MM 86.
water & elec.,
$450 mo.
305-393-6755.
Deep Water Protected
Dockage. Non-live-
aboard. Mid Mthn Area.
Up to 50 Ft. Call (305)
289-2098 or 731-5448
Dockage Avail. Non-
liveaboard up to 50ft.
Easy ocean access,
great for sportfishing.
$15/ft/mo. 305-289-0285
Liveaboard Docks w/
covered deck area. New
private bathhouse. Free
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Dock Rentals/Sales
Marathon, Ocean Side
protected dockage. Bath
house, live aboard, from
$500. Must be in good
condition and mobile.
305-731-5042
SunsetMarina 30/35 ft.
slip for sale. Commercial
allowed. Deep Water,
side or rear boarding.
$185k. 631-587-8432
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1190
Miscellaneous
17.5' Eddy Oine kayak.
Red on white. Pur-
chased new in Feb 07.
Only used 4 times. Incl.
custom paddle, car kit,
dry box & PFD. Must sell
due to injury. $2,100.
andrew.babione@
yahoo.com or
305-393-2458.
AA Dave buys permits
So Atl Snapper, Grouper,
Gulf Reef, K/Mack,
shark, sword, tuna $$$ in
48 hrs! 904-262-2869
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All types of permits for
sale!! Rock Shrimp, King
Fish, S Atlantic Snapper,
Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef
& pelagic, Commercial
Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf
Snapper IFQ's, Long
Line Pkg. Many other
permits avail. We buy,
sell & broker all types of
permits. Call before you
buy or sell! Please call for
prices. Licensed & Bond-
ed. All permits guaran-
teed valid for transfer,
many references avail.
John Potts Jr. 321-784-
5982 or 321-302-3630
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American Storage.
RV's, boats and trailers.
Secure in Marathon. For
best rates call Gary
305-304-3610
Coco Plum.
Liveaboard boat slip.
$450/mo. + tax. Inc. util.
Call DD 289-6486.
Commercial fish zoned
storage yard for sale,
MM 25 on US1. Forklift
for $4,950. Trap bouys
$.50 ea. 305-289-0064
John Deere Marine
Bobtail 300 hp. w/panel &
harness, exhaust
elbow. As is or will
rebuild w/warranty. John
Deere Dealer.
305-451-1864.
Liveaboard Docks w/
covered deck area. New
private bathhouse. Free
washer/dryerfor res.
$585. 305-731-3386
Marine Storage: Boat trl,
campers, any clean stor-
age accepted on wheels.
$3/ft yr; $4/ft 6 mo; $5/ft
mo. Emil 305-731-3386

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1190
Miscellaneous
Shore Power Unit-Sea
Technology, Model
101 M, Power Pedestals
w/ 30 amp service, still in
box, $600. 305-289-0064
1300
TRANSPORTATION

1350
Automobiles
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.
03 Saturn L200, 87,
500mi, clean & main-
tained, Sirius radio and
10,000 warranty option,
newish tires/wheels.
$6800. 289-2112
98 Chevy Malibu
A/C, electric windows,
$1400, OBO.
305-509-0564.
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,
TVNCR. $6950.
305-451-4555
02 F250 Superduty
ExCab, 8ft bed, 86k,
rack, new tires, work
boxes. $11,000 OBO
305-304-8804
85 Dodge Pick-up
truck. V-8 with bedliner.
Great work truck. $700.
305-731-3386.
06 Chevy Avalanche.
Z71, 4WD, leather,
navigation, 23K miles,
non-smoker, XM radio,
Bose audio, excel cond.
$28,750. 305-393-7388
1380 Campers-
Recreational Vehicles
We buy and consign
RV's. Need late model
motor homes and travel
trailers. Top $$$. Holiday
RV's, MM 100, 451-4555
00 Prowler 37' 1
slideout, 2 bedrms,
screenroom. good
condition. $14K
201-723-3743
2001 Fleetwood Mal-
lard, 39ft., 2bd,
bunkroom, $9850 obo.
305-451-4555.
2004 Damon Intruder,
38ft.,18K miles, excel.
cond., $69,500 obo,
305-451-4555.
5th Wheel, Forest River
Wildcat, 2005,28', Super
Clean and Comfy.
$15,500. 248-765-5207


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2005 Honda Shadow. 750cc. 3,500
miles. $5,000 OBO. Call Jordan at
(757) 270-9200.
1996 Nissan Altima GXE. Four-door,
gold, auto, P/W, P/L, tilt, cruise, cold
A/C, am/fm CD, clean interior. New
Battery. Runs great but needs trans-
mission work. Can be driven daily.
Kelly Blue Book $2,100 $2,500.
Priced at $1,300 080 or trade. Can
be seen on Sisgbee. Vehicle was
purchased as first car for teen, but
his grades are forcing us to sell.
Contact Ryan at (405) 245-9192, or
e-mail: cryanlake@yahoo.com for
pics and more information.
2002 Sebring convertible. Black
with grey interior. Automatic, A/C,
power seats, windows and more.
35,000 miles. Looks great, runs great.
Kenwood stereo system with satel-
lite radio. $8,500. Call 393-6068.
1995 Honda Helix. Moped-style
motorcycle, 250cc, many extras.
$1,200. Call after 5 p.m. 896-6515.
2003 Kawasaki Vulcan 800 Classic
with 5,400 miles. Great condition.
Asking $4,000. Call 395-2444.
2006 Fleetwood Sequoia pop-up
camper. Includes: NC, heat, electric
furnace, oven, microwave, grill,
flushable toilet, interior hard wall
shower with exterior shower, hot
water heater, electric brakes. Sleeps
six. Excellent condition. NADA retail
value more than $15,000. Asking
$8,900 firm. Call 294-3828.
1993 Chevy S10 truck. Leer camper
shell included. Reliable. Make offer.
Please call 395-1793.
2003 Chevy Tracker. Red, convert-
ible. Great condition. Two-door auto-
matic with cruise control, power
windows and locks, A/C, heater. New
tires. Back seats fold down for more
storage. Great little Key West SUV.
Just 38,600 miles. Asking $9,500.
Call Larissa at 393-2512.
2003 BMW Z4 3.Oi Roadster con-
vertible. Excellent condition.
Automatic, A/C, leather, loaded.
16,000 miles. Blue Book $25,900.
Call 766-8639.
2001 Lincoln Navigator. Grey with
light grey leather interior. Tow package.
Third-row seating. Loaded. Extra clean,
new tires. Very low miles. A great deal
at $12,500 OBO. Call 296-4058.
2007 Buell Lightning Long XB12Ss.
Black, 1203cc, mint condition, still
under warranty. Extremely low miles
1,297. Don't ride enough to justify
keeping it. Just want payoff. $8,300.
Below NADA blue book. Will throw in
helmet and riding vest, a $320 value.
Call Dwayne (330) 931-2819.


16-foot Pro-Line boat with a 50 HP
Mere four-stroke, fish finder, Bimini
top and trailer included. $3,900. Call
Tim at (228) 223-7126.
2004 21-foot Polaris jet boat. Only
100 hours on new Mercury 250
engine. $11,500. Call 923-1240.


2006 Proline 23-foot Sport. Evinrude
E-tec 225. Garmin GPS and fish find-
er. Dual axle aluminum trailer. Asking
$35,000. Contact Mike at 293-2038.
Afternoons call 407-6173.
1985 22-foot Sportscraft with trailer.
Cuddy cabin, Bimini top, depth find-
er, trim tabs. 250 Mercury outboard.
Great dive and fishing boat. $3,500
OBO. Call 872-9500 or 745-3369.
1998 Regal LSR 19-foot bow rider
with 190 HP, six-liter Volvo engine.
Runs great New ignition, starter.
Recently had tune up. Trailer includ-
ed. Rear bench seat, front pads could
use new upholstery. PCS-ing soon.
Need to sell. Book value $10,000
Will sell for $8,500. Call jason at 395
0582. To request photos, e-mail:
jason.anastos@yahoo.com.
2004 Larson Cabrio 274 28-foot
cabin cruiser with Mercruiser 350
MPI, 300HP Bravo Ill out drive. Head
with shower, three sinks,
fridge/freezer, microwave, VHF, GPS,
full enclosure, rod holders, swim
platform. Includes trailer. Great Keys
cruiser $49,500. For more info, call
Tim at (228) 223-7126.
2005 Key Largo fishing boat with
center console. Includes 70HP
Yamaha motor, Bimini top,
Hummingbird fishfinder with GPS
navigation system, compass,
Easyload trailer. Maintenance equip-
ment and extras. Like-new condi-
tion. Asking $10,500. Contact Jeffrey
at (757) 618-3493.


Maytag full-size washer and dryer.
$600. Contact Mike at 293-2038.
Afternoons call 407-6173.
Futon bunk bed/couch. Black frame
with one twin mattress and one dou-
ble mattress. Like new. Great for
kid's room or guest room. Twin
sheets, matching comforters for both
mattresses included. Asking $250.
Will deliver if you can't pick it up. Call
Tom during the day at 293-2914, or
evenings at 872-4755.
Davits. $800 for the pair. Call Allen
at (609) 820-3926.
Moving sale! Real-wood dining set -
$100. Brand new white twin storage
bed with brand new mattresses -
$250. 32" Sony Trinitron TV $250,
OBO. Two Papasan chairs with cush-
ions $150 for the set. Electric scoot-
er $50. Various gently used shelves,
chairs, knick knacks -.best offer. Call
797-8560 for more information.
Beige couch, love seat set. Like
new. Asking $250. Call 395-2444.
Onkyo receiver 6.1 DTs, Dolby digi-
tal 85 per channel, multiple optical
component inputs and outputs, sub
output. Like new. $250. Call Keith at
(832) 729-3394.
Used bike $45. Call Jack at 292-0702.
White leer topper. Fits full-size,
short-bed trucks. Specifically made
for Fords but will work with other
makes. $200 OBO. Call Matt at (816)
255-6143.
Items for sale: Elements 17-inch
color computer monitor $100. Ivory-


colored love seat/bed combo with
cushions $250. Living room five-
piece couch $200. Whirlpool 10 cubic
feet chest freezer $150. MTD lawn
mower with bag $125. Please con-
tact Jeff at 293-2408 or 296-3281.
Twenty-four-inch wire dog ken-
nel. Like new. $20. Call 294-8620 -
leave message.
Juvenile bedroom set for sale. Set
includes: loft bed with dresser below,
bookshelf, pull-out desk, and three-
drawer entertainment center.
Excellent condition with plenty of stor-
age. Great for a small room. $500.
Call 294-8620 leave message.


Professional, non-smoking tidy
female with no pets looking for fur-
nished or unfurnished one bedroom
with long-term rental in Truman Annex,
starting January or February 2008. Will
also consider other rentals in Old Town
area. Contact Sandy at (813) 470-
0222 or sandykaster@verizon.net.


2/2 stilt home at 27018 Angelfish
Road in Ramrod Key (MM 27).
Central A/C, appliances, carpet and
tile, island kitchen. Newly land-
scaped yard with room for a pool.
Move-in condition. Asking $399,000.
Call Patsy after 5 p.m. at 872-4256.
3/2 canal-front stilt home in
Sugarloaf (MM 19.5). Davits, fish
cleaning station, easy access to
ocean. Vaulted ceilings with sky-
lights. Home has been completely
updated and well maintained. New
NC and water heater. Within walking
distance to Sugarloaf Schools.
$760,000. Home is also available for
rent at $2,500/month, plus utilities.
Call Dawn at (850) 276-0340 for
more information and pictures.
2/fcanal-front condo in Marathon.
Boat docking space (on a first-come
basis). Pool. One block from
Sombrero Beach. Convenient to
schools, shopping and beach. For
sale by owner. $325,000. Must be
able to obtain your own financing.
Call Russ or Darlene at 296-1888.
2/2 canal-front home with easy
access to open water. Double-sized
lot in quiet neighborhood in heart of
wildlife refuge. 3625 Treasure Island
St., Big Pine Key. Listed at $559,000.
Call John at 684-8663.
3/2 home on Big Pine Key. Quiet
neighborhood. Great for kids, pets.
Plenty of storage. 1,428 square feet.
Many new upgrades, metal roof,
deck, appliances and more.
$416,000 or possible lease with
option. See pictures at forsaleby-
ownercom or call Trina or Nathan for
more info at 587-6908.
2/1 CBC House $399,950 on
Sugarloaf Key (MM 19). Two fenced
lots 50 x 100. One lot clear. Central
A/NC. Attached office/studio with NA/C.
14 x 29-foot screened and tiled Florida
room. Contact Dale at 304-6892.

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Room for rent in two bedroom,
ocean-front house on Cudjoe Key.


Parking, dock, fire pit. Seeking quiet,
responsible, non-smoking house-
mate Navy personnel preferred. No
drugs. Available now. $850/month,
plus ? utilities. Call 395-1793.
3/2 waterfront home to share
approximately five minutes north of
Boca Chica. Private bedroom and
bath. Amenities include: pool, spa,
W/D, central NA/C, tile throughout,
office with DSL, high-definition satel-
lite TV, covered parking, and dockage
available. Great neighborhood.
$1,100/month, which includes utili-
ties. Military or professional individ-
ual preferred. No smokers. No pets.
For more information, call 296-4058.


2/1 in historic Old Town building,
just steps from Duval Street and
Southernmost Point. Hardwood
Floors. $1,600/month. Call 923-1240.
3/1 on Big Coppitt Key behind
Bobalu's restaurant. Large living
room, remodeled kitchen, fenced
yard. Ample parking. Available now.
$1,650/month, which includes
water. Call 923-7989.
2/1 on Big Coppitt Key behind
Bobalu's restaurant. Large living
room, remodeled kitchen, fenced
yard. Available now. $1,500/month,
which includes water. Call 923-7989.
3/3 on Saddlebunch Key. Newer
home with two-story open floor plan.
Canal with new dock, W/D, central
NA/C. Lots of storage inside and out.
Very quiet. Pets allowed with per-
mission. One-year lease with F/US
or negotiable for military personnel,
$2,500/month. Call 872-9500 or
745-3369, or e-mail: jeff@keywest-
lighters.com.
Lovely 3/2 in Cudjoe. Great
Landlord looking for great Tenants.
Beautiful fenced yard. Plenty of park-
ing for boat or RV. Super clean and
freshly painted. Well-behaved pets
welcome. $2,300/month, which
includes utilities. Call 849-3233.
Large deluxe 2/2 apartment in Old
Town/Casa Marina area. Quiet, W/D,
D/W, NA/C. Corian kitchen, ceiling
fans, tile floors, Jacuzzi tub, freshly
painted. Private parking. Ideal to
share. One-year lease. F/L/S.
$1,800/month. Call 896-0440.
3/2 stilt house in Eden Pines on
canal with boat slip. Large lot with
off-street parking. No pets. Long-
term rental preferred. Available Jan.
1. $1,500/month. Call 872-4965.
2/1 in unfurnished one-story con-
crete house on Stock Island. Nice
neighborhood. Remodeled kitchen
with new ceramic tile floors, win-
dows, blinds. Washer hook-up, large
fenced-in yard, off-street parking,
new aluminum panel roof/lattice
enclosure on existing carport. Great
for 1 or 2 adults no children. Pets
OK. $1,500/morf0 plus electric.
Required $1,500 deposit. Call 394-
3200 or 304-9093.
2/2 stilt home on the water ocean
side on Cudjoe Key (MM 23). Fully
furnished and appointed. Non smok-
ers, pets ok with pet deposit.
Workshop, W/D, refrigerator. Plenty


of parking. Canal-front, 60 feet of
frontage with dock. One year lease.
$1,750/month, plus utilities. Inquire
about shorter term. Available Feb. 1.
Call Ronnie at (908) 783-0738.
Charming 2/2 conch house in
Sugarloaf. Close to schools and local
neighborhood boat ramp with picnic
area. Beautifully landscaped, fenced
yard with small pond. Outdoor shower.
Remodeled kitchen with new stainless
appliances, W/D. Pets OK. Must see.
$1,850/month, plus utilities. Security
deposit required. Call 240-1114.
3/2 on Sugarloaf; Clean, light and
airy in a peaceful setting on a deep
canal. Perfect for relaxing or enter-
taining with French doors opening on
screened porch. Granite counter-
tops, D/W, W/D, central NC. Jacuzzi-
style tub in mater bath. Great fur-
nishings also available. For more
info, call Tim at (228) 223-7126.
Available Dec. 15.
Efficiency duplex at MM 15 Bay
Point. Open water, newly remodeled,
tile throughout. Partially furnished
long term $1000. Includes water and
sewer. F/ULS. No smoking or pets.
Call 745-1486.
Large one bedroom apartments
available in New Town. Available
immediately. $1,150/month with mil-
itary discount. F/S required. Call
Kristen or Jessica at 877-4-HABANA.
3/2 stilt home on canal with beauti-
ful dock. Granite countertops, bath-
rooms. Large storage room below.
Low maintenance yard in a quiet
neighborhood. $2,200/month. F/L/S.
Call Bruce at 395-9552.
2/2 at Bay Point Florida Keys.
Waterfront and close to Naval Air
Station Key West. New accommoda-
tions with NC, W/D. No pets and no
smokers. $1,800/month, plus utili-
ties. F/L/S. Call (616) 842-4404. '
Charming 3/2 cottage at 1419 Eliza
Street, Key West. Immaculate, totally
renovated and furnished. Gourmet
kitchen, granite counters, Italian
ceramic tile floors throughout.
Stainless steel appliances, dish-
washer, W/D, central A/C and heat.
French doors open onto landscaped
garden, totally private fenced-in area
and outdoor shower. $2,600/month,
plus utilities. Please contact Ben at
395-2559 or Jeff 394-4989.
3/2 at Summerland Key Cove 3/2.
House sits across canal from Mote
Marine and enjoys great views.
Available now. Pets and security
deposit negotiable. $1,800/month.
Lower rent for Navy personnel with a
one- or two-year lease. Please call
(239) 325-7934.
Lovely 3/2 in New Town Key West.
Central A/C, W/D, hardwood floors.
Storage shed, two decks, off-street
parking. $2,800/month. F/S.
Available Oct. 16. Call 393-2142.
2/2 unfurnished stilt home on
Cudjoee Key with open water views.
Central A/C, large lot, no pets.
$1,700/month, plus utilities. One-
year lease. F/UL/S. Available Nov. 1.
Call 797-0625.
2/2 canal-front stilt home on
Ramrod Key oceanside. Very quiet
area. Covered parking, tile floors,
new W/D, open floor plan with high
ceilings, central A/C, additional stor-
age below house. Available now.


$2,200/month. Security deposit and
long-term lease. Call 587-3910.
3/2 mobile home at 9th Avenue on
Stock Island. Central NC, new W/D.
Covered parking, fenced-in deck.
$1,650/month, plus utilities. F/L no
security deposit for military. Call Ana
at 294-9440.
3/2 rental at 69 Tamarind Drive.
Nice sunsets, great boating, close to
open bay, full seawall, W/D, fenced
yard with garage and more. than
1,000 square feet of storage space
downstairs. $2,600/month. F/S. Call
797-2227 or 797-0560.



Reliable, part-time handy man. Very
good salary. Contact Mike, Monday -
Friday from 9 a.m. 4 p.m. at 294 9501.
Route person needed to service
tourism-based clients through distri-
bution of brochures along an estab-
lished route. Training and materials
provided. All Keys locations apply.
Approximately 30 hours per week.
Start soon. Call (407) 263-5897 for
telephonic interview.
Key West Dental Associates is seek-
ing a full-time receptionist. Would pre-
fer medical or dental experience, but
will train the right person. Must be
reliable, trustworthy, a team-player,
and have the ability to multi-task.
Competitive pay. Call 293-9490 for an
application. Fax resume to 294-2233
or e-mail elliong.ppcr@gmail.com.
Great part-time job opportunity in a
high school environment. HS-2 of
Key West is looking for an adminis-
trative aide to work 10 12 hours
weekly. Working hours ark flexible
and primary duties include: facilitat-
ing communication between the stu-
dents, parents, tutors and the board
of directors and record keeping. For
additional information, e-mail Anna
at asymington@cffk.org.


Handyman for general repairs with
33 years experience. References
available upon request. Retired mili-
tary. Call Jim at 509-0103.
Pet sitting available for holidays,
vacations or day-time walks.
Grooming services available. Call
Joanna at 395-2444.
We can do that tool Residential/
Office cleaning from Key West to Big
Pine. Licensed with references and
25 years experience. Call 745-3369.
Amsoil dealer now in the Lower
Keys. Be kind to our environment
and your car. Spend less time at the
mechanics with 100 percent full
synthetic oil changes guaranteed for
one year or 25,000 miles. Most
items in stock. Free shipping for pick
up items. Call Bdrian for details at
(817) 301-3682.
Kathy Brown's cleaning services.
Are you too busy to clean? Moving in
or out? We can help you get it clean."
One-time jobs, weekly or bi-weekly.
Affordable rates. Call 896-2207.
Alterations by Ann. We handle all mil-
itary uniforms and civilian clothes. Dry
cleaning service also available. Stop by
at 3201 Flagler or call 292-1112.
GP Cleaning Services. We handle
homes and offices. Call Gladys for an
appointment or more information at


296-3869. "Free Smiles."
In-home child care with responsi-
ble adult. References available upon
request. Call Vicky at 294-3828.
Professional photographer.
Weddings;events, family portraits, sen-
ior pictures. No job too big or too small.
Call for more information at 395-0304
or e-mail nikkipikkil979@yahoo.com.
Save your money while you help save
the earth. Cleaning products from
Shaklee. Non-toxic, natural, concen-
trated, biodegradable, hypoallergenic,
no phosphates, no chlorine. For a free
brochure, e-mail: adajose@aol.com.

Family/child/senior/pet portraits
and event photography by active duty
wife. Beautiful photos, affordable
rates, military discount. More info at
www.simplelifephotography.com or
call Jennifer at 293-1392.
Need some extra money? Have
stuff lying around you just want to
get rid of? Thinking eBay, but don't
have the time or don't know how it's
done? No worries. I will sell it for you.
Call Jennifer at (352) 551-8119 (cell)
or 294-7728 (home):
No time to clean? Weekend house-
cleaning services now available. Base
access, reliable. Former housing inspec-
tor. Call Carmen Garcia 896-1589.

Cleaning services offices and
homes. Call 296-3869.
Get in the mix! Want to throw a party?9 Pool
Party/Beach Party/ BBQ/ Birthday/ Private
Gatherings. Key West's finest mobile disc
jockey. For bookings, call 896-2060.
Home Repair, Remodeling, and,.
Finish Carpentry. Licensed and&
insured (Contractor's license number
SP3698). Quality work at reasonable
prices. Call John 745-3407.
Shallow Minded Charter Co.
Backcountry/flats fishing from the
Marquesas to Big Pine Key for tarpon,
bonefish, and permit. 15 years expe-
dience in the Lower Keys. Top of the
line tackle from Sage, Gloomis, Tibor,
and Shimano. All skill levels wel-
come. Fully licensed and insured. For
an experience of a lifetime, call Capt.
Bo Sellers at 304-8442 or e-mail
shallowmindedcharter@yahoo.com.
Fins Charters. Shallow water sight-
casting for tarpon, sharks, permit,
and bonefish. Fish the crystal clear
waters that surround the beautiful
Florida Keys on an 18' Action Craft.
Licenses, quality rods, and bait
included. Contact Capt. Pete Peterson
at 745-2562, 304-8918, or contact.
the MWR ITT office. Military discount'
available for active duty and retirees.
Incognito light tackle sportfishing.
Reef, wreck, offshore or harbor. For
more, call 292-0067 or 304-0093.


Kodak Easy Share camera was lost
in late September at Key West base
exchange. The memory card con-
tained images from owner's recent
honeymoon in Key West. A reward of
$100 for the safe return of the images.
The camera isn't as important as the
pictures. Please call Chuck at (843)
240-3129 with any information.


Maltese puppy. Six months old. Has
all shots. Very playful and good with j
kids. Potty trained. Cage and toys
included. $700. please e-mail:
DJPILMAN@aol.com.


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85992 Overseas Hwy, Islamnorada, FL 33036
305-664-4444 1-866-664-2075

98500 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037
305-852-4400 1-877-852-4450

Inquire about vacation rentals & property listings at
www.freewheeler-realty.corn


florida
Islamorada Mini Estate on
over ONE ACRE featuring
a.colorful & charming
2BR/1BA all concrete
cottage. Enjoy the tropical
breezes on the private
sandy beach.
S$3,100,000

Key Largo Truly a unique
property...oceanfront estate
offering privacy and
tranquility situated
S on over one acre with
.90' of dockage &zoned
multi-use.
$1,499,000

Plantation Key BRING
OFFERS... Canal front
CBS home w/ dockage,
private boat ramp
& easy access
to the bay. Great area
for kayaking.
$863,450

Key Largo Large home
on a lot & a half! Lovely
landscaped yard great for
entertaining!
Centrally location close to
Pennekamp Park & only 45
u minutes from Miami.
$399,000

Key Largo "Old Keys
Style" 1 BR/1BA Fishing
Cottage offers some curb
appeal but needs TLC.
Centrally located near
restaurants, shops & Key
Largo Park. Upper Keys
Sailing Club & bay access at
the end of street. $275,000


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