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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .5B Living . . . . . . .3B Business . . . . . .5A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .4BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,OCTOBER 26,2011 VOLUME 58,NO.86 25 CENTS Fishing the Florida Keys This 82-pound Amberjack proved the prize catch of the day for a Michigan couple and captains report the yellowtail fishing is phenomenal.Captains column, 1B Drilling concerns grow The U.S.embargo on Cuba raises renewed fears that deep water drilling off the Cuban coast could imperil the Florida Keys.Story, 4A Job growth shows strength in the KeysMonroe County led the state again in posting the lowest unemployment numbers among Floridas 67 counties.At 6.7 percent, Monroes September unemployment rate was 22 percent better than levels recorded one year ago when the number of unemployed Keys workers Keys hit 8.6 percent. Florida labor officials reported the state unemployment rate dropped to 10.6 percent in September, down one-tenth of 1 percent. But that still puts Floridas jobless rate 1.5 percentage points higher than the national average of 9.1 percent.In the Keys, the improvement in the jobs picture is tied to strong tourism numbers.Hotel occupancy levels, average room rates, arrivals at Key West Airport are all up over the same period last year.Passenger counts at the airport increased 23 percent in August from the same month last year, according to figures compiled by the Monroe County Airport Authority.And September passenger counts were up 17.2 percent.Were at 510,000 for the year and still have three months to go, Peter Horton, airport director, said. We could be seeing the best year ever if this keeps up.The peak year for passenger traffic at Key West Airport was 618,174 set in 2005.Weve had such a good year, added Jodi Weinhofer, president of the Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West. Weve been up significantly all summer, with all months the best in five years, she said. Smith Travel Research, a widely-followed measure of hotel occupancy levels and room rate trends, reported Key Wests September occupancy levels finished 10 percent ahead of the same month last year. And countywide figures, excluding Key West, rose 7.6 percent ahead of occupancy levels seen in 2010.The hospitality industry has been a leader in the job growth that began across South Florida last year, according to a report in The Miami Herald .This spring, the Herald reported, South Florida hit record employment for hospitality jobs, passing a peakRecord-setting tourism numbers spur more hiringMONROE COUNTYKeynoter Staff NOTE: Alaska and Hawaii not to scale Rates are seasonally adjusted 2011 MCT Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Graphic: Judy TreibleD.C. Conn. Del. R.I.Unemployment by stateNevada reported the highest unemployment rate for September at 13.4 percent, North Dakota, the lowest. How the states rank: 3.5-6.0%6.1-8.0%8.1-9.9%10.0-13.4%Florida 10.6%HighestNev. U.S. rate9.1%13.4% Calif.11.9% Mich.11.1% See Employment,5AKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWEmma Jester,10 months,of Tavernier serenely inspects the offerings at the annual Pumpkin Patch benefit sale at the Burton Memorial United Methodist Church.Proceeds help the churchs youth group and Native American causes. For more Halloween events,see 4B .PUMPKIN PATCH Mosquito board to cut spendingThe Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board on Monday approved a threeyear strategic plan bent on eliminating a budget shortfall and establishing a mandatory amount of cash reserves. The district has for several years been spending down sizable reserves and is reaching a point where its in danger of using them up completely. According to Comptroller William Southcott, the district in fiscal year 2011-12 is expected to generate $9.7 million in revenue, but its budgeted expenditures are $11.9 million. That means it will use $2.2 million in reserves, drawing the beginning balance of $5.1 million down to $2.9 million. The board charged Director Michael Doyle, who replaced longtime administrator Ed Fussell in July, with creating a plan for the district moving forward. Doyle told the board this summer hed aim to spend $500,000 less than the approved budget in 2011-12 to build up reserves. The temptation with all this was to say we need to do this all this week. If it saves money, lets do it now, Doyle said Monday. We need to space these things out a bit, so [Deputy Director Andrea Leal] has been helping me get these to a more practical level of accomplishments.Following are other highlights from the three-year plan the board approved unanimously after several suggestions: Disease reduction focusing on dengue fever and experimenting with new adulticide and larvicide treatments. Reducing average bite and trap counts in July, August and September by 20 percent over 2006-11 average. Make the district organizational structure more efficient. Doyle told the boardThe district in fiscal year 2011-12 is expected to generate $9.7 millionBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comBUDGETS Rina growing into major hurricaneHurricane Rina grew stronger Tuesday in the Caribbean, and forecasters said it would become a major hurricane but then lose strength before approaching western Cuba on Saturday.Key West, in the midst Fantasy Fest events leading to the Captain Morgan Fantasy Fest Parade on Saturday evening, and most of the Keys are inside the error cone of Rinas predicted path.But forecasters said at this point that Rina will likely bring no more than increased rain chances to the Keys, which might dampen some of the weekend revelry.Meteorologist Matthew Bloemer at the National Weather Service forecast office in Key West said even without direct effects from Rina, moist tropical air and an approaching pressure change would mean a 50 percent chance of rain for most of the Keys starting Wednesday night.It does look like regardless of if Rina impacts us as a hurricane, a tropical storm or a subtropical depression, were going to be seeing rain, Bloemer said. Keys tourism spokesmanStorm forecast to stay south of KeysBy DAVID HAWKINSdhawkins@keysreporter.comTROPICS WATCHCapt. Morgan found in dormSo The Captain went to college, but not to class. The mysterious disappearance of a Captain Morgans Rum statue from outside a Key West Walgreens ended a week after it began, with the missing captain being taken into custody by Monroe County Sheriffs Office deputies. The 5-foot-tall statue was located in one of the new dormitories at Key West Community College on Stock Island. The Captain was reportedly covered in Fantasy Fest beads, noted Deputy Becky Herrin, the Sheriffs Office information officer. According to the police report, No one would admit to having taken him but students told deputies hed been making the rounds from room to room wherever the party was taking place.Sgt. Tom Walker and Deputy Joe Cortner located the fiberglass Capt. Morgans statue, estimated to be worth $500, after a tipster suggestedRum mascot kidnapper still not knownCRIME Conchs win a close oneKey West traded an early lead for a nail-biter in win over Coral Springs. Story, 1B Oooh,spookyJust in time for Halloween, this Velvety free-tailed bat was rescued in Key West after heavy rains dislodged it from its nest.Photo, 2A See Mosquito,2A A statue of Capt.Morgan, similar to this one,stolen earlier this week.See Rina,3ASee Capt.Morgan,2ACONTENTS 2011 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com*
Astate mandate to meet class-size limits will force the Monroe County School District to consider drastic cost-cutting measures for the remainder of the 2011-12 school year, Superintendent Jesus Jara says. Amendment 8 to the Florida Constitution caps class sizes at 18 for students in kindergarten through third grade, 22 students in fourth through eighth grade, and 25 in high school. The district spent $1 million to meet that requirement last year, and was scheduled to approve another $500,000 for this year. Jara said that moneywhich will come from reserves-would pay for six new teachers at Key Largo, Sugarloaf, Plantation and Horace OBryant Middle schools, as well as some supplements for Marathon High teachers taking on an additional class. It is in the constitution of the state of Florida. You try to do what you can to meet the letter of the law, Jara told the Keynoter. There has to be some flexibility. Its going to get tougher in years to come. Jara said the mandate is depleting district reserves to dangerously low levels, from 4.29 percent ($3.21 million) to and estimated 3.59 percent ($2.67 million) at years end. Were at 3.59 [percent] right now and its Oct. 25. If we get below 3 percent [I] write a letter to the [Florida Commissioner of Education Gerard Robinson], and if we get below 2 percent, that means we then notify the board and the commissioner. Within 14 days, if we dont have a plan, we then have an appointed board that will handle the operations of the school district. Last year, former Superintendent Joseph Burke told board members the district faced $1.06 million in penalties for not meeting class-size requirements. Many districts didnt and werent fined, but board Chairman John Dick said they received less funding this year. We get money from the Florida Education Finance Program every year. Thats what they did for every district that had penalties. They just didnt give it to them this year. So thank God we did stay with it, and thats why we did stay with it again, he said. But Jara said doing so is putting the district in pretty dire straits and that hell be investigating any way to save money in the current fiscal year. That includes hiring restrictions and possibly canceling summer school in 2012. We may not offer summer school. Maybe online, but online we have to pay for the licenses to do the courses, Jara said. Were looking at everything we can cut right now. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,October 26,2011* PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.8377 THURS.8477 FRI.8477 SAT.8377 Forecast: Expect cloudy skies with a chance of showers. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The following beaches have health advisories against swimming:Founders Park,Islamorada.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. 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We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIESA story in the Oct.22 edition on renovations at Holiday Isle Resort and Marina incorrectly stated that the Shula Burger restaurant,which will open at the resort,is owned by Dave Shula.It is owned by former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula.GETTING IT STRAIGHTCONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSGun pulled during road rageAKey Largo man allegedly brandished a handgun and pointed it at a family during an apparent road rage argument last Friday night. The alleged victim, who is from Key Largo, was in his Honda Civic with his girlfriend and his one-year-old son going northbound at mile marker 99 at 7:30 p.m. He told Deputy Vaughn OKeefe a mini-van pulled out in front of him causing him to stop suddenly, and causing his car to stall. The suspect, 29 year old Derrick Bosworth of Key Largo, was behind the Honda in his Ford F150 truck. He had a boat in the back of the truck.Bosworth began yelling at the victim. The victim in turn held his middle finger up at Bosworth.At that point, the victim said Bosworth pulled up beside his car and held up a handgun, pointing it at him and at his family. The victim called the Sheriffs Office, giving Sheriffs dispatchers a description of Bosworth and the truck. Deputy Vaughn OKeefe pulled Bosworth over at mile marker 101. The victim stopped to give a statement and to positively identify Bosworth. A fully loaded Taurus revolver was found in Bosworths truck. Bosworth was arrested, and taken to jail. they check the FKCC dorms.Captain Morgan was returned to Walgreens [on North Roosevelt Boulevard], none the worse for wear, Herrin said. The statue a grinning Capt. Morgan attired in a red frock coat and tricorn hat, his left leg resting on a rum barrel was discovered missing early Oct. 18. He was last seen late the night before. Capt. Morgans Rum, a division of the internatioanl Diageo liquor company, is the main sponsor of the main Fantasy Fest Parade on Friday. Several years ago the exact year is difficult to pin down a more sizable business statue disappeared and later resurfaced. Asculpture of a leering Mickey Ratz was lifted off the rooftop of a dockside bar at Holiday Isle Resort and Marina in Islamorada. I know the rat came back, said Joe Roth III, son of Holiday Isles former owner. He was gone for a while, I think less than a year, but we got it back. I dont remember how that came about.Roth said details of the Mickey Ratz caper may be lost to the fog of time, but it probably was likely a college prank very similar to the Captain Morgan case.Rum character returned homeFrom Capt.Morgan,1A Monday hell eliminate positions in the coming months, primarily by using attrition. He promised during the summer budget process to assess each of the districts roughly 80 positions, saying fewer employees in the future is a necessity for budget purposes. Alot of that well figure out in the next six months, he said. Office and field technology: review and streamline pesticide use recording, inventory and reporting workflow; improve data collection and statistical sub-sampling methods. Transportation: Doyle plans to eliminate SUVs in favor of twoand four-door pickup trucks; replace fullsize trucks with [Ford Rangers], or similar; review truck-driving patterns. Bug board looks for more cutsFrom Mosquito,1AEconomy hurting court budgetsCourt officials in Monroe County are watching their budgets to the penny during a worrisome fiscal year. It all depends on revenue coming in, Monroe County Clerk of the Courts Danny Kolhage said Tuesday. Under the current situation, if the funds do not come in, there could be a cash-flow problem, Kolhage said. Current funding rules require Kolhage to essentially pay his offices $3.3 million annual budget through locally generated fees for legal filings, everything from lawsuits to marriage licenses. That money goes into a state fund with money parceled out to court clerks in Floridas 67 counties. Right now were in a holding pattern, Kolhage said. Were keeping everything going and trying to maintain the service we already have. If revenues fail to match expenses, the clerks office could be required to further reduce staff or close one of its offices mostly likely in Marathon, the least busy in the 127-mile-long Monroe County. We have a geographic situation unique in Florida, Kolhage said earlier this year. Nobody wants to see our residents having to drive 100 miles round trip to have access to the courts. So far this year, revenues had essentially been holding steady but there is little margin for shortfalls, he said. The statewide judicial system separate from the clerksfunding but related this month obtained an emergency $45.6-million loan so it can keep operating through March. Three years ago, the Florida Legislature created two separate trust funds to finance the legal system and the clerks offices. Instead of receiving money from the states general budget, the clerks and judicial system would be funded by various filing fees collected by the courts. The collapse of Floridas real-estate market and the scandal over untold numbers of questionable foreclosure actions have threatened the courtsmain funding sources. The courtsfund was anticipated to collect $432 million statewide this fiscal year, according to the Associated Press. But an expected increase in foreclosure filings has fallen far below estimates, potentially creating a shortfall of nearly $160 million. We told them these fees were not a stable funding source but the Legislature did it anyway, Monroe County Judge Wayne Miller, president of the County Court Judges Conference of Florida, said earlier this year. The system includes salaries and benefits for staff including judges, court reporters, mediators and administrators, plus some operational expenses. In approving this months loan to the courts, Scotts office indicated it expects the $45.6 million to be repaid to the general fund by June 30. How that would happen remains unanswered. The way these trust funds have been set up by the state, I think this year is going to be typical, Kolhage said. This probably is going to happen every year, in my opinion.Revenue reduction could result in layoffsCOURTSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Search underway forcollege presidentThe board of the Florida Keys Community College selected Key West attorney Ed Scales to be its chairmanelect during its Monday meeting Scales was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott on Oct. 14 to another four-year term on the board. His first appointment was in 2006, and he served as chairman from 2007 to 2009. His colleagues on the board elected him as chairman again at their meeting on Monday. Scott this month also replaced out-going Chairman Spencer Slate, a Key Largo scuba dive shop owner, with Upper Keys restaurateur Bobby Stoky. Scott also appointed Realtor Brian Schmitt of Marathon, who previously served on the board, to replace Kim Bassett. One of the first main missions of the five-member panel will be to search for a new college president to take over for Larry Tyree, who is scheduled to step down on June 30, 2012. To help get the search process started, Tyree put together a document that includes a presidential profile, timeline, search committee composition and budget. Tyrees suggested process, culminating in interviews of three to five candidates by April, has a tentative budget of $21,190. Apaid consultant oversaw the process that saw Tyrees predecessor, Jill Landesberg-Boyle, hired, which cost more than $50,000. Before he voluntarily gave up half his salary to help mitigate a summer budget shortfall, Tyree earned $18,000 per month including a $15,000 salary, $3,000 housing stipend, and $400 vehicle and $130 cellphone allowances. Tyree came on board Nov. 16, 2009, and in March 2010 agreed to a contract extension good through June. Schmitt and Scales were on the last Board of Trustees that conducted a presidential search, selecting Landesberg-Boyle. This will be a first for Stoky and trustees Anne OBannon and Antoinette Martin.Scales picked as new FKCC board chairmanFKCC SCALES Just in time for Halloween,this Velvety free-tailed bat, one of a pair recovered this week by the nonprofit Key West Wildlife Center after a recent heavy rain event,is a juvenile that was dislodged from its roost in a New Town building.Director of Animal Care Peggy Coontz said the next step for the bat is reintroduction to its colony.The winged mammals live from Argentina north to Mexico, Cuba and the Florida Keys.KEYS BATSKeynoter StaffClass-size law costing districtCompliance hitting school systems cashBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comSCHOOLS If revenues fail to match expenses, the clerks office could be required to further reduce staff or close one of its offices mostly likely in Marathon,the least busy in the 127-mile-long Monroe County.
Andy Newman said that this years Fantasy Fest looked especially good in terms of tourism. Most accommodations in Key West have been sold out, Newman said, with bookings almost at prerecession levels. He noted that the Fantasy Fest parade has never been rained out. While officials are monitoring the issue very closely, the latest forecasts from the National Hurricane Center in Miami were encouraging, Newman said.The important thing is to continue with your plans and continue to pay attention to the storms progress, he advised visitors. The National Hurricane Center predicted Rina would be a Category 3 major hurricane, with winds of 100 knots (115 mph) yesterday evening, and reach top strength this morning, with gusts as high as 150 mph. Mexicos Yucatan Peninsula had hurricane warnings posted yesterday. High clouds streaming away from Rina were visible over the Keys late Monday night. This week is the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Wilma, which became a major hurricane off the Yucatan, like Rina, then swept northeastward along a cold front to southwest Florida. On Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, Wilma flooded streets, homes and businesses throughout the Keys and officials postponed Fantasy Fest until December. Meanwhile, another area of storms in the southwest Caribbean is also being watched by the hurricane center, but forecasters gave that disturbance a low chance of developing further.System formed SundayThe storm formed on Sunday, and as the system organized further, NHC forecasters labeled it Tropical Storm Rina.By Monday afternoon, an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft had found much higher winds in the storm, and a bulletin from the hurricane center said Rina had rapidly strengthened into a hurricane with 65-knot (75 mph) sustained winds. Rina is the sixth hurricane of the season and the 17th named storm, making this year one of the most active in the Atlantic basin. In May, the national Climate Prediction Center said an above-normal season was likely.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists said the total storm energy this season could be twice that of a typical season. When the total energy is 165 percent of a typical season, scientists call it an exceptionally active, or hyperactive season. With 17 named storms, this season has seen just one storm fewer than the maximum number NOAApredicted in May. The agencys long-range prediction said there was a 70 percent chance that 12 to 18 named storms would form this year. Wednesday,October 26,2011 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com Please join us in welcoming Michael Carrigan, Executive Vice President, to our team. 305-676-3011 STRONG.AND GROWING STRONGER. MY100BANK.COM A Home BancShares Company (Nasdaq:HOMB) TROPICAL FURNITURE GALLERYPatio & Home4801 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL33050 (305) 289-2038 THE KEYNOTER. D OPENMEETINGBOARDOFDIRECTORSFLORIDA KEYS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION, INC. MONDA Y OCT OBER 31, 2011 A T 1:00 P .M. FKEC TAVERNIER HEADQUARTERS, BOARD ROOMPublished: 10/26/11 The Keynoter, Marathon, FL 33050 Fantasy Fest still onFrom Rina,1A Tyree, Collins among new faces on judge nominating commissionGovernor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of four new members to the Sixteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. And the governor reappointed Key West attorney Donald E. Yates, who has previously served.The new faces on the board: John Richard Collins, Lynn HankinsFielder, Timothy N. Thomes and Lawrence W. Tyree. Tyree is president of Florida Keys Community College. He replaces commission member Thomas Wright, a Marathon attorney, and will serve a term ending in July, 2015. Collins, longtime Monroe County School Board attorney from 1982 to 2002, was appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar. His term runs until 2015. He replaces former Key West city attorney Robert Tischenkel. Hankins-Fielder of Summerland Key was president of the Monroe County Bar Association in 1994. She has been active in the Key West Chamber of Commerce and also served on the Monroe County Estate Planning Council. She replaces Corey Bryan on the commission for a term that expires July 1, 2015. Thomes, a Key Largo attorney, succeeds James Lupino on the commission. Thomes served as both vice president and president of the Upper Keys Bar Association from 1985-89 and was an assistant state attorney from 1984-86. His term runs until July 1, 2014. Yates, a Key West attorney, is a member of the Sunbelt Football Officials Association, Professional Mediators Association, Atlantic Coast Conference Football Officials Association, and the Navy League of the United States. Yates has served as a Supreme Court Certified Mediator since 1993. His term runs until July 1, 2014.Governors appointees vet future nomineesIN THE COURTSDrink contest to honor railroad centennialMixologists in the Florida Keys will create a new libation to honor the upcoming 100th anniversary of the completion of Henry Flaglers Over-Sea Railroad. The Flaglers Rusty Spike cocktail is a new category for the Key Largo Chamber of Commerces 30th Annual Cook-Off, set for Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Holiday Inn Key Largo at mile marker 100. The best Rusty Spike entry will earn a Peoples Choice award, with the decision based on the number of tastes sold for $1 each. Five additional categories also are on the menu, including soups and chowders, appetizers, sides and salads, entres, and desserts. Food judging begins at 6 p.m. and the public can sample dishes beginning about 7 p.m. Sampling tickets cost $15 per person and only 200 are to be sold. Sponsored by the Community Bank, the competition has attracted more than 1,700 dishes and in excess of 500 cooks and chefs since its inception in 1981. More information is available at 800-822-1088 or www.keylargochamber .com The Over-Sea Railroads centennial anniversary is Jan. 22, 2012. Information for this report was provided by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council.Five additional categories at cook offFOOD & BEVERAGEKeynoter Staff KEYSNET.COM NEWS BRIEFSTowing company offering free ridesAlexs Auto Wreckin & Towing and AAASouth Motor Club are offering free towing and rides home to intoxicated drivers over the Halloween weekend, Oct. 28-31. Christine Rodriguez, owner of Alexs, said the move is meant to protect both revelers and the public. Call 1-800-AAA-HELP or Alexs at (305) 296-4910 in Key West and (305) 8724342 in the Lower Keys. CLASSIFIED ADS 743-5551 Graphic courtesy NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
Opinion & EditorialWednesday,October 26,2011* Florida Keys Keynoter 4A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.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. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Melanie Elder . . . . . . . . . . .Marketing Director Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2011 Keynoter Publishing Co. EDITORIALSome good news on jobless frontLETTERS TO THE EDITORBank of Americas announcement that it will impose a $5 monthly surcharge on account holders who use debit cards has sparked both consumer protests and political uproar. The financial giant is trying to justify the move as a consequence of new federal regulations limiting the amount banks can charge for debit transactions, casting the entire episode as an epic battle between free markets and government price-fixing. Its rationalization might play inside the Beltway, but it completely misses the point. In order to function fairly and effectively, markets require both competition and transparency. Before swipe-fee reform, however, the debit-card market had neither. Instead of competing on the basis of price, the two dominant players, Visa and MasterCard and their banks, each effectively fixed the fees banks receive on debit transactions. Rather than charging these fees openly, they hid them by requiring merchants to pay a swipe fee on every transaction. For years, this opaque, noncompetitive market created a cozy profit center for the banking industry. A2010 study conducted by the Federal Reserve found the actual cost to banks for processing a debit card transaction was approximately 4 cents. Yet until the new regulations took effect October 1, banks were charging merchants an average 44 cents per transaction a hidden tax that generated $20 billion a year for the banks but cost the average household more than $175. Between 2001 and 2010, the annual cost to merchants and their customers for debit and credit card swipe fees combined more than tripled, to an estimated $50 billion. The charge that the new rules established by the Federal Reserve amount to government price-fixing simply doesnt pass the laugh test. Notwithstanding the protests of the banks, the new regulations do not fix debit card swipe fees. They merely establish an upper limit of 21 cents on the typical transaction. In other words, under these draconian new rules, banks will still be able to charge a 425 percent markup on debit card transactions. Merchants who are required to collect these fees, on the other hand, earn an average net profit of about 2 percent. The principle at stake is critical because the fight over debit card swipe fees is likely just the opening salvo in a long-running debate about how open and transparent banks should be about fees. Next on the agenda will be reform of credit card fees, which are even more excessive than debit fees and just as obscure. In 2010, the banking industry raked in about $30 billion in swipe fees on credit card transactions over and above profits on late fees, annual fees, over-the-limit fees and interest. Not only do banks require merchants to collect fees averaging 2 percent to 3 percent of each credit card transaction, until swipe fee reform passed they effectively prevented retailers from offering a discount to customers who paid with cash. Obviously, the banksgoal is not a fair, market-driven return on the cost of processing a card transaction. Instead, banks want to keep their fees hidden in order to pad their profits. If banks can continue to conceal their fees on debit and credit card transactions, imagine how easy it will be for them to electronically bury fees in the tap and go future when more consumer purchases migrate to mobile devices. As long as banks are permitted to hide fees and avoid competition, consumers will continue to be gouged by higher prices for every product they purchase. Perhaps on some level, Bank of America is to be commended for finally coming clean about at least one of its fees. Lets see if other banks compete to offer lower fees by scaling their profit margin on debit transactions from 425 percent to 300 percent or even 200 percent or whether the entire industry continues to seek political cover. Mallory Duncan is senior vice president and general counsel of the National Retail Federation, the worlds largest retail trade association.An idea for old bridgeRe: Needed repairs to the old Seven Mile Bridge: The bridge could be developed as a tourist attraction, a series of amusement stands perched over the water. This could be accomplished by installing cantilevered beams extending 10 feet off each side of the bridge and the amusement stands on same. The concessionaires would be given a 10-year (as a time share) contract when they developed the spot. Thomas Gilmartin MarathonVolunteers needed for ombudsman programFloridas Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program joins Gov. Rick Scott in celebrating ResidentsRights Month this October. ResidentsRights Month emphasizes the fundamental rights of residents of long-term-care facilities to be treated with dignity and respect, and to have a say in decisions affecting their care. In nursing homes, these special rights range from the right to choose a physician and pharmacy to the right to a 30-day written notice prior to discharge. Residents in assisted-living facilities and adult family-care homes have rights that range from unrestricted private communication to reasonable opportunity to exercise and go outdoors at regular intervals. ResidentsRights Month is a valuable opportunity not only to educate our communities on the specific set of rights given to residents when they enter long-term-care facilities, but also to inform Floridians of the services available through the Ombudsman Program and our team of volunteers. If a long-term-care resident ever feels his or her rights are being violated, a volunteer ombudsman can investigate on the residents behalf and seek a resolution. Anyone may contact the Ombudsman Program to submit a complaint or concern on behalf of a long-term-care resident. All program services are free and confidential. In Florida, there are more than 160,000 residents living in long-termcare settings. As we celebrate ResidentsRights Month, I encourage you to visit someone you know in a long-term-care facility, volunteer in a facility, participate in Residents Rights Month events, or inquire about becoming a volunteer ombudsman. Your assistance and attention helps ensure that the voices of long-termcare facility residents do not go unheard and demonstrates to residents that they have not been forgotten. Let us take the time to give something back to a generation that has given so much. Individuals interested in volunteering, learning more about the Ombudsman Program or learning about scheduled ResidentsRights Month activities throughout Florida may call (888) 831-0404 or visit http://ombudsman.myflorida.com Jim Crochet State ombudsman Department of Elder Affairs TallahasseeStrong tourism rebound powers Keys to states best jobs pictureMonroe Countys unemployment rate fell to 6.7 percent in September lowest in the state. It stood at 8.6 percent one year ago. Thats the good news. The bad news: Floridas jobless rate last month was 10.6 percent, which is still above the national average 9.1 percent in September. Gov. Rick Scott can legitimately brag about a gain of 110,300 private sector jobs since January. From that number, however, the states labor statisticians had to subtract 17,900 public service jobs cut since the beginning of the year. Many of those jobs were once held by teachers, police and firefighters, along with office workers, even custodians, caught up in public sector downsizing. State and local governments are beginning to play catch up with the private sector in shedding workers. That sets up a cruel irony in the debate over jobs, jobs, jobs government entities are cutting jobs at the same time politicians in both parties campaign on the need to create more jobs. But not all jobs are created equal. Adeeper look into Floridas private-sector job growth this year shows most of the gains come in tourism and health-related fields. Little surprise there. Floridas biggest employment engine is still tourism. And, as we age, the Sunshine State population will need more health care. But many jobs in those employment sectors are temporary, some are part-time, and many come without benefits. Monroe Countys low unemployment rate for September is directly tied to health of the Keys tourism-based economy. This summer, hotel occupancy levels and passenger counts at Key West Airport all showed year-over-year gains, some as much as 20-23 percent ahead versus the same month last year. That triggered earlier hiring cycles as hotels, bars, restaurants and others gear up for the traditional start of season. Septembers unemployment numbers dont spell a return to the good oldays when the Keys reported jobless numbers down in the 3.5 to 3.7 percent range. But were certainly better off than many other tourist markets in Florida where the unemployment numbers are still double-digit and no relief yet in sight. In the meantime, thank the visitors who are coming to spend their money in the Keys, thus helping oil the wheels that keep our economy running.OPINIONHidden charges continue to harass consumers Banks should compete openly,fairly on price By MALLORY DUNCAN U.S. spill response likely limited, experts sayAs exploratory oil drilling is set to begin in December off the coast of Cuba, the U.S. government acknowledged Tuesday that because of chilly diplomatic relations, it could have a limited ability to control the response to an oil spill there, let alone one the magnitude of last years Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. regulators said their main leverage to encourage safe drilling practices in Cuba is with the company doing the first round of offshore exploration in the communist country: Spains Repsol oil company. Because of its other extensive U.S. interests, Repsol is likely to exercise caution in a prospect less than 100 miles from the Florida coastline, said Michael Bromwich, director of the agency that oversees offshore drilling here, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.Repsols wide U.S. interests have likely played a significant role in why theyve been as cooperative as they have, Bromwich told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Tuesday morning.Bromwich also said the company has pledged publicly that it will adhere to U.S. regulations and the highest industry standards while working in Cuban waters. The company has given U.S. regulators permission to inspect the rig it will be using, Bromwich said, although that inspection will have to be done before it enters Cuban waters. The agency, along with the U.S. Coast Guard, has already participated in a mock response drill at Repsols facilities in Trinidad.Regulators have made it clear they expect the company to adhere to industry and international environmental, health, and safety standards and to have adequate prevention, mitigation, and remediation systems in place in the event of an incident, Bromwich said.But others at the hearing warned that spilled oil knows no political boundaries or embargoes. And while Congress is most curious about Cuba because of the limited information available about the countrys plans, other Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico neighbors are also exploring for oil near U.S. waters. They include Jamaica, the Bahamas and ongoing operations in Mexico.If we just kind of close our eyes to it here, and say its not going to happen here,were fooling ourselves, said Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, the top Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. If there is a spill, the impact doesnt necessarily stop at our borders.How U.S. companies are allowed to respond to any potential spill in Cuban waters could be vital in protecting Florida and the Bahamas, said Paul Schuler, the president and CEO of Clean Caribbean and Americas, a Fort Lauderdalebased oil-spill response consortium funded by oil companies. He called for a loosening up of the red tape required for U.S.-based companies to have any sort of involvement with the communist government.Schulers organization, which responded to the 2010 BPspill in the Gulf of Mexico, has been involved in Cuba since 2001, when Repsol and Brazils Petrobras were first doing work there. CCAapplied for and received licenses from the Treasury and Commerce departments to travel to and export equipment to Cuba. Theyve been to Cuba recently to work with Repsol and Petronas, the state-owned Malaysian oil company also exploring in Cuba, Schuler said.One of the foremost experts in Cubas oil drilling capabilities, Jorge Pion, warned the committee the U.S. shouldnt bully Repsol, which is not the only oil company to explore in Cuban waters. Pion pointed out that the U.S. doesnt have the leverage with stateowned entities like Petronas that it does with publically traded companies with U.S. interests, such as Repsol.Mexico, Cuba and the Bahamas are in the process of implementing the most advanced and up to date drilling regulations and standards, said Pion, a former Amoco executive and a visiting research fellow with Florida International Universitys Latin American and Caribbean Centers Cuban Research Institute. But do they have the resources, capabilities, assets, personnel, and experience to enforce them? Can these countriesregulatory agencies appropriately police the operators? These are issues for debate.Some Republican lawmakers have complained in the past about Cubas ability to drill so close to the U.S. coastline even as a 125-mile buffer zone remains in place in U.S. waters off of most of Floridas coast. Tuesday, those questions came up again.Why not drill there? asked Sen. Bob Corker, RTenn. Bromwich told Corker the agency would be going forward with lease sales in the western Gulf of Mexico in December, and in the central Gulf in May or June. And lawmakers from both parties remain concerned about Repsols involvement in Cuba. In September, 34 lawmakers led by U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, RMiami, asked Repsol in a letter to keep out of Cuban waters, saying the firms pending offshore drilling plans would support the Castro regime.By ERIKA BOLSTADebolstad@MiamiHerald.comENERGY
With all the recent attention on food safety, a study just released points to some safety tips for shoppers who use reusable grocery bags. While those recycled bags may be good for the environment, they could be making you sick, researchers warn. The study, published in the latest issue of the International Association for Food Protections Food Protection Trends magazine, tested 87 reusable bags obtained at random from shoppers in California and Arizona. Charles Gerba, a professor at the University of Arizona who conducted the study, found that 8 percent contained E. coli, among other harmful food-borne pathogens. Putting a reusable bag through the wash can eliminate almost 100 percent of the bacteria. But the study found that only 3 percent of shoppers surveyed had washed their reusable bags between uses. In Maryland, Montgomery County officials plan to educate the public about a new tax on disposable grocery bags by providing information to residents. Bonnie Ayers, a representative of Montgomery County, said the county will hand out 30,000 reusable bags to residents by Jan. 1 and provide information on its website about the potential for bacterial growth in the bags. I dont think that people always think of cleaning their bags, but its like any other item its going to get soiled or dirty, Ayers said. If you dont want to wash them, just wipe them out. Interviews with shoppers strolling through Maryland grocery stores last week found that not everyone takes steps to decontaminate the reusable bags. Shopping at the Whole Foods Market in Silver Spring, Lauren Simms of Takoma Park said that even if she knew bacteria could be growing, she wouldnt wash her reusable bags. Im pretty low-maintenance, said Simms, who puts only prewrapped items in her bags. Other precautions that can eliminate health risks include packing raw meats separately from fruits and vegetables to avoid crosscontamination and not storing reusable bags in the trunk of the car where high temperatures increase bacteria growth. The bag study found that when reusable bags contaminated with meat juice were left in a trunk for two hours, the number of bacteria grew tenfold. Some local residents said they separate meat from other groceries when using reusable bags. I dont like my meat to touch my other stuff, Robyn Nguyen, of Silver Spring, said while shopping at Whole Foods in Silver Spring. Nguyen said that bacteria are a concern. She will not pack her meat in reusable bags with her other food; she packs it separately in plastic grocery bags. Kay Why, of Silver Spring, said that although she buys reusable bags, she doesnt keep them for long. When I feel that its a little gross, I throw them out and buy new, Why said. Instead of throwing them out, Natalie Slater, a spokesperson for Reuse It, a company dedicated to selling reusable items, said shoppers should take the time to wash them. Cleanliness is no excuse for not using disposable bags. Simply throw your bags in with your clothes, Slater said. 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Earn $10.00 of Deal Bucks for referring a friend who makes their first purchase at dealsaver. You must purchase online to receive deals See online for details 1215 Duval Street 305-294-7227Dinner with a view of the parade4 course meal and a seat with a view $12495includes gratuity and tax BusinessIncentives come up short on jobs frontFloridas newly-named Department of Economic Opportunity released the names of six companies it says received state incentive money to create jobs but didnt deliver as many jobs as promised. The South Florida SunSentinel and Orlando Sentinel reported that nearly $40 million has been paid in incentives to companies that have fallen short of promised job creation by 3,600 jobs. Almost all of the incentive packages were negotiated a few years ago, when Charlie Crist was governor. On Monday, the papers reported that DEO had released the names of companies that have come up short. Jabil Circuit has created about 2,600 of the 3,260 jobs it was supposed to have created under a 2008 incentive package, and Piper Aircraft has created only 203 of a promised 454 jobs in the time frame in which they were promised, the papers reported. AKaplan University office in Orange County got $2 million to create 750 jobs but only created 500 and a Manatee County company called Mustang Vacuum Systems created 26 jobs instead of the 125 it promised in 2009 to get a $540,000 incentive. One company, Gartner, Inc., was paid $1.2 million from 2009 to 2011 to create 400 jobs, but appears not to have been credited with any, the newspapers reported. The state is re-negotiating terms with the companies. Nearly all of the incentive deals were approved by the previous administration, the papers said, with only one of the companies having dealt with Gov. Rick Scott since his inauguration.State reports hiring shortfall despite helpFLORIDAof 174,200 workers set in July 2008, according to federal statistics. Only the combined category of healthcare and education can boast a better hiring record, with 4 percent more jobs now than in 2007. Healthcare has been the strongest industry for hiring throughout the recovery, thanks largely to South Floridas popularity with retirees and the resilience of medical spending and government healthcare programs. Other sectors have far less cheerful scorecards from the recovery, the Herald reported: Jobs in the financial sector are down 19 percent from pre-recession peaks. Professional services are down 11 percent. The construction industry employs a staggering 47 percent fewer people than it did during the boom times. With Septembers release of unemployment figures, Hendry County in southwest Florida had the distinction of having the worst record, hitting 17.6 percent more than one out of six workers idled. Flagler County reported 14.6 percent unemployment followed by Indian River County at 13.7 percent.State labor officials said 41 of the states 67 counties had double-digit unemployment in September. The counties that had the lowest unemployment numbers all have relatively high proportions of government employment.In the Keys, the largest employer is the Navy, followed by the Monroe County School Board, Monroe County (including the Sheriffs Office), and the public utilities. Worst hit 17.6%From Employment,1AStudy show reusable grocery bags in need of cleanupResearch found E.coli killed by washingMCT-TribuneBUSINESS
Agroup of Hispanic Democrats in Central Florida is chastising the party for what it calls a shortage of Hispanics in the lineup of speakers for the partys state convention, which starts Friday.The Florida Democratic Party convention website lists at least 28 speakers for the three-day event at Disneys Contemporary Resort. Of those listed, five are Hispanic. Four of them are participating in a roundtable discussion Saturday on Hispanic issues, but the group contends that Latinos are underrepresented a charge that the party refutes.In a letter, Carlos Guzman, president of Orlandos Puerto Rican Leadership Council, asked Florida Democratic Chairman Rod Smith to make state Rep. Darren Soto, DOrlando, a keynote speaker. The letter was also signed by 21 other Democrats who are active in grassroots party politics.Soto, who is of Puerto Rican heritage, is the highestranking Hispanic Democratic elected official in Central Florida. He is one of the four Hispanics listed as speakers in the roundtable. Guzman said he wished that Soto and the other Latinos were part of a more mainstream event. We dont want to be all together in a room preaching to the choir, said Guzman, a longtime Democratic activist. Bring us into the mainstream. He noted that Hispanics in Central Florida are a key constituency for Democrats in a 2012 battleground state that is home to 4 million Latinos. But Brannon Jordan, a spokeswoman for the Florida Democratic Party, called the groups complaints baseless. U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is a keynote speaker, Jordan said, adding that the roundtable in which Soto and others will participate is open to all conventiongoers and is considered a main event. They will be on stage, in front of the delegates, Jordan said. Betsy Franceschini, a Hispanic outreach coordinator for the party, said convention organizers are showcasing Latinos in other ways, too, with events such as a breakfast with Hispanic elected officials.Report looks at legal protectionAccording to her dads, life is good for Carrigan StarlingLittlefield, a spunky 5-yearold being raised by two gay men in South Carolina, which doesnt recognize their out-of-state marriage. Weve found that being a family has created a lot of common ground with other families. Weve not had many issues at all, said Tommy Starling, a partner in a food brokerage.Yet he and his husband, Jeff Littlefield, who became parents through a California-based surrogacy program, remain wary as they contemplate Carrigan growing older and confronting challenges beyond their supportive community in Pawleys Island, S.C.Were cautious about where we go, because we dont want our daughter to see any negativity, said Starling, 39. We have some longer-term apprehensions that shell face issues as she gets older, and were trying to prepare her for that ... I feel shes the type of person who will stand up for her family. Carrigan is among a growing multitude of American children possibly more than 1.2 million of them being raised by gay and lesbian parents, often without all the legal protections afforded to mom-anddad households. Increasingly, the welfare of these children will be a core part of gay-rights strategies, as evidenced by a comprehensive report being released Tuesday. Compiled by an alliance of advocacy and child-welfare groups, it summarizes how laws and social stigma create distinctive challenges for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender families.There are myriad ways that our families are discounted by government at all levels, and children are hurt the most, said Jennifer Chrisler of the Family Equality Council, one of the three groups authoring the report.The other groups are the liberal Center for American Progress and the Movement Advancement Project, a gayrights think tank. Among other participants in the project were the National Association of Social Workers and the Child Welfare League of America.The U.S. census does not attempt to count the number of children being raised by gays and lesbians. Demographer Gary Gates of the UCLA School of Laws Williams Institute, who has been a consultant to the Census Bureau, estimates the number at 1.2 million, while the new report uses the figure of 2 million, including children with bisexual and transgender parents.Whatever their numbers, the families are striking for their diversity encompassing many low-income and minority households, and spread across about 96 percent of Americas counties, according to data compiled by Gates and others. Among the barriers and inequities they face, as detailed in the report:Many government safety net programs use definitions of family tied to marital status which may exclude same-sex partners. Because of lack of legal recognition for their unions, gay and lesbian parents can face heavier tax burdens, higher costs for health insurance, and diminished financial protections in the event of death or disability. When same-sex parents separate, one parent may lose custody or visitation rights, even in cases where he or she had been a childs primary caregiver.Overshadowing all these problems is pervasive social stigma, according to the report.Many of the challenges LGBTfamilies face stem from a society that assumes that everyone is heterosexual and comes from a family with two married heterosexual parents, it says. Many of the obstacles and inequities outlined in the new report would be addressed if same-sex marriage now legal in six states and Washington, D.C. were legalized nationwide and recognized by the federal government. However, the report includes numerous recommendations for less sweeping changes that would benefit children with gay parents, such as: Broadening the definition of family to allow LGBTfamilies to benefit fully from government safety-net programs, and revise the tax code to provide equitable treatment for these families. At present, even legally married same-sex couples who can file joint state tax returns must file separate federal returns. Enacting state-level parental recognition laws that would allow joint adoption by LGBTparents. Even with about 110,000 children in foster care who are eligible for adoption, some states and agencies refuse to place children with same-sex couples. Ensuring that LGBT families have access to health insurance on equal terms with heterosexual families, and eliminate inequitable taxation of these benefits. Ensuring that hospital visitation and medical decision-making policies are inclusive of LGBTfamilies. Expanding education and training about LGBT families for social workers, health care providers and other professionals. Jeff Krehely, director of the Center for American Progresss LGBTresearch and communications project, said the report is part of an effort to counter arguments that same-sex marriage is a threat to children. People who oppose marriage equality have used and exploited children in a very scare-mongering way, said Krehely, who hopes the report will increase public understanding and empathy. The report, titled All Children Matter: How Legal and Social Inequalities Hurt LGBTFamilies, was presented Tuesday at an event in Washington drawing some high-level government officials.Associated PressGAY RIGHTS KeysNet.com Keynoter 6A Wednesday,October 26,2011 Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/Photos Coral Shores High School seniors Ryan Bahn and Kelsie Thiele enjoy the moment after being named as Homecoming King and Queen.They were crowned during halftime festivities at Fridays home football game.Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWHURRICANE ROYALTY More Latin speakers soughtBy JEANNETTE RIVERA-LYLESThe Orlando SentinelELECTIONS
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,OCTOBER 26,2011 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 5B Halloween nearly here Its time to don the scary costumes,carve pumpkins and enjoy this harvest festival. Story, 4B Green Living Eco-Week brings a host of global experts on recycling,reuse technology to Key West. Story, 3B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle Early lead nearly evaporates in tough showdown gameNothing comes easy for the Key West High School football team. The Conchs, with a 24-6 lead, appeared to be breezing toward a victory against Hialeah-Miami Lakes last Friday night at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. But as it turned out, they had to hang on before winning, 24-19, in a game that came down to the final play. With three seconds left in the fourth quarter and the ball on the Key West 7 yard line, HMLquarterback Nick Pergakis launched what he had hoped would be a gamewinning pass. The Conchs and their fans then celebrated when the ball was caught behind the end zone. Key West was led on offense by wide receiver Clive Georges, who scored two touchdowns, one on a 78-yard end-around run and the other on a 10-yard pass from Donald Roberts. After that pass, Georges scored on a two-point conversion that put the Conchs ahead, 24-6, early in the third quarter. That was a great film for him, as far as [his chances] at the next level, said coach Jerry Hughes. He showed his speed, even though guys had the angle on him. Georges had a third touchdown nullified by a penalty. We always seem to shoot ourselves in the foot, Hughes said. The defense led by Devin Barber, who had three interceptions, and Detravis Adams, who had one played well, Hughes said, until that last bomb. He was referring to an 83yard TD pass from Pergakis to Hakeem Lawrence that closed the gap for the Trojans to 24-19 with seven minutes left in the fourth quarter. Hes a pretty good athlete, Hughes said of the ballyhooed Lawrence, who caught four passes for 137 yards but was held to 59 rushing yards. The Conchs broke a twogame losing streak and improved to 4-3. They will be off until Nov. 4 when they play host to state power and district opponent Miami Norland. They will need to win to have a chance at the state playoffs.Conchs win after errant last playFOOTBALLBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorPhoto by BERT BUDDEKey West running back Norman Lopez tries to fend off Hialeah-Miami LakesTerrill Abner,who has him by the facemask, during the Conchs24-19 victory Friday night. Yellowtail bite is phenomenalGot snapper? The cooling Atlantic and Bay waters have really reinvigorated the snapper bite. Yellowtail fishing on the reef is simply phenomenal, with plenty of flags fish over 20 inches or about three pounds caught on a regular basis. The largest fish are coming out of the 40to 80-foot depths. There are smaller tails in the shallower areas, but its best to try for the big ones first. If theyre just not cooperating, move inshore a bit and get the fish that are more easily obtained. Mixed with the yellowtails are good quantities of mutton snapper plus very large mangrove snapper. As with all snapper fishing, copious amounts of chum are key to attracting and holding the fish at the boat. Avariety of fresh or frozen bait will work. There has been a decent color change offshore of the reef with some rather large dolphin riding the color edge. Most folks are targeting the yellowtail first. When theyve caught their fill, theyre jumping out to the color change in search of dolphin as well as the few sailfish and cobia that are beginning to show. Fishing the patch reefs and channel humps is also improving with lots of snappers of all kinds. The occasional keeper red and gag grouper are spicing the catches. In the Bay, the mangrove snapper are biting quite well with lots of fish in the 18to 20-inch range.Action heaviest in 40-80 foot water with chumFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYS Tamara and Al Bullen with their kingfish and amberjack caught with Capt.T.J.Yzenas and Island Lure Charters out of Captain Hooks Marina in Marathon. Chris Johnson CaptainsColumn No quit in Hurricanes loss to Coral SpringsOnce the Coral Shores Hurricanes awoke from a nightmarish first quarter more terrifying than anything theyll see on Halloween, they managed to hold their own in Fridays Homecoming loss to Coral Springs Charter. Three Coral Shores turnovers in the first 12 minutes powered visiting Coral Springs (7-1) to a 27-0 point lead on the way to a 40-13 final. It was 13-13 over the last three quarters, said Hurricane head coach Ed Holly. I really thought we had a shot at the greatest Coral Shores comeback ever. But the Canes found themselves finishing the game with fourth-string quarterback Paul Pauchey, the freshman kicker, running the offense. Starter Addison DumaKenny went down with a shoulder injury late in the first quarter. Backups Alex Gomez and Brian Cash got nicked up.Injuries brought substitutions at key positionsFOOTBALL Keynoter photo by Kevin WadlowCoral Shores runner Andrew Garcia (5) follows his blockers while looking for a hole against Coral Springs Charters stout defensive front in Fridays 40-13 loss.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgSee Fishing,2BWoodbury sets Dolphin freestyle recordFinding the cool lateOctober glitter of the Florida Keys Community College pool to her liking, Marathon High sophomore Malorie Woodbury swam to victory in two freestyle races and also anchored two winning relay teams in a meet with Key West last Friday afternoon. Woodbury won the 50 free in a school-record 27.71 seconds I love improving my records, she said and the 100 free in 1:03.02. She edged the Conchs Devin Osterhoudt in both races. We always strive to beat each other, Woodbury said. Shes my favorite person to race against. Woodburys efforts werent enough for the Dolphins girls team, which lost, 93-70. The Conch boys won, 133-32. Other Marathon girl winners were Kyra SimcicSwanton (200 free) and Markie Sandusky (200 indi-But Marathon team falls to Conchs 93-70SWIMMING Photo by BERT BUDDEMarathon backstroke Hannah Gracy glides through the churned-up FKCC pool during last Fridays meet with Key West.By DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorSee Swimming,2BSee Football,2B
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday,October 26,2011 NOTICE OFINTENTTO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTSThe Board of Directors of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, Florida (the Board) hereby provides notice, pursuant to Section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem assessments which may be levied throughout Monroe County, Florida, including the unincorporated area of the County and within the boundaries of all municipalities within the County including the areas known as Big Coppitt Wastewater Service District, Cudjoe Regional Wastewater Service District and the Monroe County SubDistrict of the Layton Wastewater Service District (subject to and as provided by section 9 of Chapter 76-441, Laws of Florida, as amended), for the cost of providing for (a) identification of parcels, development of one or more wastewater infrastructure and or service delivery plans, engineering, and cost estimation, and (b) acquisition, construction, administration and appurtenant costs of associated wastewater projects, management services and facilities including the upgrading of existing plants to meet 2015 standards commencing for the Fiscal Year 2011-2012. The Board will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to preserve its right and option to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments as authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 10:00 a.m., November22, 2011, at the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative, Inc., Tavernier, Florida Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on file at Administrative Offices of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, 1100 Kennedy Drive, Key West, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend. Adoption of such resolution shall not be deemed to commit or require the Authority to impose any charge or assessment and the adoption of any such charges or assessments, if any, will only be made after future consideration, notice and subsequent public hearing as provided by law. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the Board of Directors with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based. BOARD OF DIRECTORSFLORIDAKEYS AQUEDUCTAUTHORITY TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful Floridas Most Beautiful Women Private Table Dances Available Full Liquor and Food Served til Close Open til 4am Couples Welcome Keys Hottest Happy Hour4-8 pm No Cover 1/2 price Appetizers 2-4-1 Dances 2-4-1 Drinks Tuesday Locals Night TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful Floridas Most Beautiful Women Private Table Dances Available Full Liquor and Food Served til Close Open til 4am Couples Welcome And, a sure indication that fall is upon us, the Spanish mackerel are making their first appearances.The weeks best Capt. T.J. Yzenas, of Island Lure Charters out of Captain Hooks Marina in Marathon, reports a great yellowtail bite on the reef along with some nice muttons and hogfish. Fishing with Yzenas, Tamara and Al Bullen, from Ortonville MI, waited out the rain and were rewarded with their limits of yellowtail and a kingfish. After losing one battle with a large amberjack, Al won the second 40-minute fight to boat a monster AJ that tipped the Captain Hooks scales at 82 pounds! On their first trip to the Keys, the Houghton family, from Philadelphia TN, had an awesome day fishing the channel humps with us on the SeaSquared They caught a wide variety of species and kept yellowtail, lane and mangrove snapper along with some porgy to feast on at Porkys Bayside BBQ. Capt. Kevin Wilson, of Knee Deep Charters out of Geiger Key Marina at Mile Marker 10 in the Lower Keys, put his groups on limits of yellowtail snapper. The OHarriz family, from Miami, along with Key Westers Damien and Lou Marcrum, all came back to the dock loaded down with tasty snappers.Casting ContestAnd remember, Capt. Spiders Casting for Charity takes place Thursday at the 7 Mile Marina/Saltys Waterfront Grill at mile marker 47.5 bayside in Marathon. The fun contest runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and this week benefits the Marathon High School Maritime Scholarship Fund. Capt. Chris Johnson specializes in offshore, gulf/bay, bottom, wreck and reef fishing with SeaSquared Charters out of the 7 Mile Marina in Marathon. You can reach him at 305. 743.5305, SeaSquared@ bellsouth.net and www. SeaSquaredCharters.com .Charity casting contest ThursdayFrom Fishing,1B Paul had never taken a snap behind center in a varsity game, Holly said. He did as well as he possibly could have. Wed never really practiced with him. How many football teams at any level have to send in the fourthstringer to face a very good team? Coral Shores also struggled when starting center Benny Cosme went out with what turned out to be a broken foot. Three other linemen stepped in to handle snapping chores with mixed results. Depth issues made it a hard night, Holly said. It would have been easy to quit but our guys rose to the occasion and played hard. Down 33-0 in the second quarter, the Canes got in gear when safety Joey Vaughn grabbed a Coral Springs fumble out of midair and raced 21 yards for a touchdown with 2:45 left in the first half. The Hurricanes regrouped at halftime and came out with Andrew Garcias 30-yard kickoff return, with a 15-yard Panther penalty added on top. Each carrying four times, freshman runner Eddie Dunn gained 24 yards and junior Kodi Roberts had 18 yards in a 12-play, 49-yard drive with Pauchey at quarterback. On second-and-goal from the Panther 1-yard line, a left pitch to Garcia went wrong and bounced back up the field. Garcia scooped it up around the 17, then nimbly evaded Coral Springs defenders to score. His wild run goes into the books as a 1-yard touchdown. Pauchey booted the extra point to make it a respectable 33-13 with 4:25 left in the third. Special teams coach Jack Niedbalski and Holly made the call for an onsides kick that the Hurricanes recovered after senior Gianni Gonzalez jarred the ball loose from a Panther. Coral Shores had the ball at midfield, but the Panthers picked off a second-down pass that started them on a drive to score on a 16-yard run. On the Caneslast drive, Gomez ripped off an 18yard run, and Garcia hit a 12-yard halfback pass, but the march stalled on a fourth-down incompletion at the Panther 13. In was an encouraging finish to a game that went haywire early. Coral Springs Charter dampened Homecoming spirits on their first drive, going 61 yards on a 10-play drive and scoring on a 9yard touchdown pass. The Hurricanes came out with a motion running game but errant pitches and fumbles proved devastating. In barely a minute of game time, Coral Springs Panthers scored three times as a result of Hurricane turnovers. The Panthers scored their second touchdown on a 7-yard fumble return, moments after a 26-yard loss on a bad pitch. Asecond-down Cane pass was tipped at the line and intercepted. On the Panthersfirst down, they hit a 65-yard touchdown throw. Coral Shoresnext drive lasted one play and ended in a 23-yard fumble-return touchdown for the Panthers. We came out slow, Holly said. Weve got to get better at doing the little things blocking assignments, getting first downs and not turning the ball over.Canes sidelinedFrom Football,1B vidual medley and 100 backstroke. Victorious Key West girls were Dora DeMaria (500 free and 100 breaststroke) and Madison Nasser (100 butterfly). The Key West boys were led by Vincent Wassylenko Just one more lap, his Tshirt read who won the 500 free and 100 back. A.J. Hally won the 100 breast, Derrick Allen won the 50 free (23.20) and 100 free, Chris Bujak won the 100 fly and Kai Murphy won the 200 free. Marathons Aaron Grube was second in the 500 free, five seconds behind Wassylenko. It was the last regularseason meet for Marathon, but Key West swam again Saturday morning against Westminster Christian, the girls winning 96-70 and the boys losing, 114-56. The Conchs will swim at 9 a.m. today at the District 12-2Ameet at the Pompano Beach Aquatic Complex. Marathon and Coral Shores will be in the 1Ameet at Founders Park.Conch boys winFrom Swimming,1BDolphins beat Somerset AcademyMomentum from Marathon High Schools regular-season ending win last week carried over to the District 16-2Avolleyball tournament Monday. The Dolphins defeated Somerset Academy in three straight games-25-11, 25-16 and 25-11-to advance to a semifinal match against Palmer Trinity School. Overall, we played well as a unit. In the first game, the trip took its toll on us, but after that we attacked the ball every chance we had. We didnt try anything fancy, coach Teresa Konrath said. Junior Taylor Konrath had an excellent game at the net, notching a match high 19 kills. Sydney Konrath had seven kills and Cassidy Van Voorst had four. Jordan Roney led the Dolphins with 21 service points won, while Savannah Rodamer had 17 and Sydney Konrath 15. Roney also had 21 assists. Last Thursdays threegame victory over Doral Academy put the Dolphins regular season record at 1115. Coach Konrath said shes happy with that tally during a rebuilding year for the program. I think once the kids started playing and realizing they could become a good team they believed in themselves, she said. The Dolphins (12-15) were slated to take on a strong Falcons team in Tuesdays semifinal, but results were not available at press time. Win advances them to semifinalVOLLEYBALLBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com The complete Florida Keys news and information source.Dolphins squad to visit Key WestIt seems like every year the Marathon High School girls soccer program is fielding a young squad. Its just that we keep losing upper class players, coach Lynn Landry said, pointing out the team has just two juniors and three seniors. The rest are all underclassmen. This years team will look to erase the memory of an injury-plagued 5-12-1 season on 2010-11. That record is not indicative of the teams performance in recent years, as the program has produced quality young talent and solid win-loss records since 2007. The team returns standout attacking midfielder Katie Landry from a knee injury, but lost longtime defender Kelley Struyf to Division I Florida International University. Also gone is Michelle McKenna, as well as sisters Jasmine and Jesenia De La Cruz. But coach Landry said hes excited for the season, with more girls than ever participating in club soccer programs during the offseason. The knowledge of the game for us has improved greatly as a team, he said. We may be a little more creative this year with all the soccer knowledge. The Dolphins will look to younger players in Savannah Schuhmacher, Gaby Ceja and Regan Durkin to anchor the teams defense early in the season. The team will count on Katie Landry, Taylor Konrath and Marina Kay Wiatt for offensive production on the front line. Senior Julietta Pezzella is back from injury for her senior year and could see time in net. That means Samantha Bonilla-who filled in well as a goalie last season-will see time as a fullback. Bonilla has done a great job in net, but shes a very good defensive player for us, so we dont lose anything there, coach Landry said. The Dolphins began practice this year on Oct. 10, but are still missing a number of key players to fall sports at the moment. Most will be available this weekend, as the Dolphins visit Key West for a preseason tournament at Tommy Roberts Stadium. Marathon is scheduled to play the Conchs Friday at 6 p.m., and University School at noon on Saturday. Regular season play opens up with a Nov. 7 visit to Westwood Christian School at 4 p.m.Landry returns from injury as team rebuildsSOCCERBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com
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Lic #SP3702 (305) 747-0785 LOCKSMITH A-ABLE LOCKSMITHS 743-7448 MOVING DRN MOVINGLocal & Long Distance Boxes Truck Rentals Storage (305) 289-MOVE FDOT# 966624FL MC#450645 IM#26 PAINTING & CARPENTRY New Life PaintingPainting Concrete Carpentry Home Repairs 22 Yrs.Exp. Lic # SP3578 & 3579 ReferencesFast & Reliable! Call 849-0293 or 743-2431 PLUMBING Ernest E.Rhodes PLUMBINGLicensed CFC1427241 10700 5TH Ave,Gulf,Marathon 743-7072 STUMP GRINDING STUMP GRINDINGFree Estimates 872-9877 TIKI HUTS Tiki HutsNEW & REPAIR 305-664-0099Lic# CYC000002 FLORIDA KEYS G E T Y O U R B U S I N E S S N O T I C E Dfor as low as $49.28 Call Laura at 743-5551Deadline: Wednesday 3 pm for Saturdays edition. LivingReuse,recycle gets highprofile attention Nov.2-5Atlanta businessman Claude Ouimet tells the story of a forklift operator working in one of InterfaceFLORs manufacturing plants. Askeptical business executive, unconvinced about the value of going green, asked the operator Why are you working here? The forklift operators response, Because Im making a difference, Ouimet recounts, which says a lot about the philosophy Oiumet carries with him whenever he talks sustainability and going green. Its changed his company and he hopes others embrace it as well. Hell bring the companys global perspective on green manufacturing to Eco-Week, a four-day program of speeches, workshops and field trips headquartered at the Tennessee Williams Theatre on Stock Island. Joining Ouimet is a host of other speakers who are part of the scheduled lineup for Eco-Week: Tia DiazBalart, president and founder of EcoChamber; Jennifer Languell, president of Trifecta Construction; Stuart Pimm, Doris Duke Chair of Conservation Ecology at the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University; Jorge Pinon, Senior Research Associate, Florida Internationl University, former President of Amoco Oil Latin America; Ed Overton, LSU Professor of Environmental Sciences and John L. Fiveash, counsel for Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. Ouimets company, InterfaceFLOR, a global manufacturer of modular carpeting systems, has embarked on Mission Zero. The concept embraces sustainability with the ultimate goal of using as few new natural resources as possible in the course of doing business. For carpet manufacturing, that means recycling their products and reusing the raw materials to repurpose and remanufacture. By 2020, the companys ambitious goal is to produce all their products from recycled and repurposed materials so zero new materials needed for their plants. Since 1994, InterfaceFLOR has reclaimed more than 220 million pounds of used carpet, recycling much of it into the production of its own modular carpet tile products. This takes place at InterfaceFLORs ReEntry 2.0 facility in LaGrange, Ga. just outside Atlanta and near the companys corporate headquarters. Ouimet will talk about going green at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4 at the Tennessee Williams Theatre on Stock Island. Hes among a dozen speakers who will be sharing their visions and their challenges for the EcoWeek Summit. About his own companys embrace of going green, Ouimet says there is no question it can have a positive impact on your bottom line. But if youre only doing it for market share, youre going to fail. If youre doing it because its the right thing to do, youll succeed. You have to be accountable. You have to be transparent. You have to convince yourself and your work force that you are part of the global solution. You have to mean it, and you have to let people know you mean it. More about the complete roster of speakers, topics and programs planned is available by going to: http://eco weekfloridakeys.com. The conference costs $375. Daily admission costs $150. For more information contact: Christi@EcoWeek FloridaKeys.com.Eco-Week brings global players to Key West Keynoter StaffGREEN LIVING Here to service Middle to Lower Keys Marathon Office 305-743-3331 6363 Overseas Hwy. #6 Marathon, FL 33050 Key West Office 305-295-0026 3201 Flagler Ave. #501 Key West, FL 33040DESIGNS, SIGNS & MORE! SAMEDAYSERVICE Meet our NEW Manager in Marathon OUIMET Face fiber and backing are separated at InterfaceFLORs Georgia recycling plant (above).Reclaimed carpet backing is shredded before loading into agglomerator for further processing (top). FLU-SHOT TIME Andrew Bulla,facilities manager at the Monroe County Health Department,receives a flu vaccination last week at the Gato Building in Key West.The department has scheduled two vaccination clinics for the general public,on Nov.2 at the Gato Building,1100 Simonton St.,from 3 to 7 p.m.;and on Nov.4 at the Health Department at 50 High Point Road,Tavernier,next to the Sheriffs Office station,from 1 to 4:30 p.m.To find out more,call 293-7500.LIVING BRIEFSGospel concert on Big Pine KeyThe Big Pine United Methodist Church choir has planned an afternoon of gospel music for 3 to 4 p.m. Nov. 6 at the church, 280 Key Deer Blvd. The free concert an offering will be taken will include an eclectic mix of music, from traditional spirituals Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho and Down to the River to contemporary songs like Midnight Cry and Shine On Us.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday,October 26,2011 ACROSS 1Word with back or beg 4Speakers platform 8Like a sylph 12Sound off 17Joker,for one 19Thick okra soup 20Slightest bit 21Polite denial 22Part of a Halloween colloquy 26On the way 27First name in scat 28Blackboard cleaners 29Commencement 30Do in 31Radar screen image 32Society page word 33Choose 34Cape of Good Hope explorer 35Bean or city 3922 Across contd.: The demons are ill? 46Bone:comb.form 47Kind of review 48Give it a ten 49Man from Muscat 50L.A.studio 51Dig into deeply 53Crafty 54Trapped 55Even steven 56...___ the six hundred 57Rubik of the cube craze 58Heyerdahl 5922Across contd.: Was it the cooking? 66To ___ 67Army meal 68Nat or Natalie 69Fruit drink 70Man oWars nickname 73Nuisance 74Susan,Sam or Rona 75Short flight 76Crowd sounds 77Architect ___ van der Rohe 78Garage event 79___ Alto,Calif. 8022 Across contd 85Fervor 86Work units 87Bert Bobbseys twin 88Frigid 89Cautious 90___ majesty 91___ coin 94Nontransparency 98Lomond or Ness 99Actor ___ Swayze 10122 Across contd.: So shes working alone? 105Wreck completely 106Prepare for papering 107Security problems 108Formal reception room 109Portrayer of 97 Down 110Lumberjacks tools 111Zhivagos love 112Author/journalist Lerner DOWN 1Halloween mo. 2Cabbies customers 3Facade 4Gorme-Lawrence offering 5Grenoble girlfriend 6___ Saud 7___ God:oath ending 8Ridiculous 9Whatever ___ wants ... 10Where ___ at: action center 11Tat 12Readily available 13Fabulous birds 14Wimbledon champ:1975 15Stadium feature 16Ocean avians 18___ vile:imprisonment 19Wheat ingredient 23___ grudge:nursed a grievance 24Send to cloud nine 25Lace or linen 30Dry Italian white wine 31Itty ___ 34Short two-way conversation 35Poet Walter de ___ 36North African dress 37...___,tekel, upharsin 38Put ___ on it! 39Springtime of life 40Actor Davis 41Member of the wedding 42The Prime of Miss Jean ___ 43Tag 44Squeezes water from 45Testimonial VIP 51Preliminary tryout 52Wandered around 53Seize forcibly 54Closet surface 57Ancient city on Urfas site 58Extra for the price of one 60Baseballs Strawberry 61Arabian bigwigs 62Milans La ___ 63Religion founded in Iran 64German violinist Busch 65Railroad station 70Yugoslavias Tito 71Last Days of Pompeiiheroine 72Festive 73Muppets Miss ___ 74Hollywoods Mansfield 77___ grig:full of fun 78Beach find 79Einsteins forte 81Moorland 82Dress or blouse cut 83Repeats 84Disdain 89Exercise power 90Comes in last 92Beat it! 93Wolf pack leader 94Cognizant of 95Stenos group 96Nick and Noras pet 97Detective Charlie 98Loll about 99Bosc 100Aleutian island 102___ geese a-laying 103Pasture 104Grow Observer crossword puzzle Hallows EveSolution in the October 29 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the October 22 puzzle. ISLAND VILLA GENERALCONTRACTOR FREE ESTIMATE AND CONSULTATIONWe can build ANYTHING ... COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL 81681 Overseas Hwy. Islamorada, Florida305.664.8900John EsslingerState Certified General Contractor www.islandvillageneralcontractor.com Islamorada Office Now OpenDarel D. Pruett, D.O.Board Certified Skin Cancer Surgery of the Skin Diseases of the Skin Microsurgery664-882882883 O/S Hwy.872-0090MM 30296-33341010 Kennedy Dr. Ste. 304 County plans three community cleanupsMonroe County Public Works has scheduled three November neighborhood cleanups Keyswide, all from 8 a.m. to noon:Nov. 5, Coco Plum Beach, Marathon.Nov. 12, Big Coppit Key (specific location to be announced).Nov. 19, Harry Harris Park, Tavernier. The goal is to cultivate unity among residents while cleaning and sprucing up public areas that need some special attention. The cleanups are a great way for Scouts to earn merit badges and an opportunity for students to engage in service-learning projects. Cleanups include basic tasks like removing and transporting litter that potentially pollutes the environment, harms wildlife and detracts from the natural beauty of the Keys. Groups usually gather after events to share snacks, beverages, stories and photos. Volunteers are also needed to help post fliers before the cleanup. The fliers will announce the upcoming events and request volunteers. The clean-ups are in partnership with Reef Relief, T.R.A.S.H.E.D. in the Keys, Marathon Garbage Service, Keys Sanitary, Waste Management, and the citys of Marathon and Key Colony Beach. To find out more, call Colleen Murphy at 2896037 or send her an e-mail to murphy-colleen@monroe county-fl.gov; or Rosa Washington at 292-4432 or washington-rosa@monroe county-fl.gov.One each set for each area of the KeysENVIRONMENT Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/PhotosIts time forthe candy and costume treatsHalloween is on Sunday, and that means the candy and pumpkins and costumes should be rolled out. Following are Keys event:Kids ages 3 through fifth grade are invited to a Halloween party from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Holiday Inn Key Largo, mile marker 100. The party will feature games, music, treats and a costume contest. Awards will be presented in the categories of scariest, prettiest, funniest and most original. Cost per child is $4; adults are admitted free (children must be accompanied by an adult). Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of the Upper Keys, the party is hosted by the Key Clubs at Coral Shores High School and Island Christian School.Calvary Baptist Church at 676 76th St. oceanside in Marathon has what it calls Trunk or Treat on Oct. 30 starting at 6 p.m. Kids can go out and get some candy from themed car trunks of church members.Gulfside Village businesses in Marathon, at mile marker 50.5 bayside, have a trick-or-treat event set for 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Tables will be set up in front of the stores around the shopping plaza with treats for the children. Costumes are recommended. Papa Pete will perform spooky music. Anyone who wants to donate candy for distribution can do so at Flowers by J&J or Exit Realty in the plaza.Weekend events mark scariest day of yearHALLOWEEN LIVING BRIEFSMarathon bake sale Oct.26The state office building at the Marathon Government Center will showcase some sweets and other things 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26. The Florida State Employee Charitable Campaign fundraiser benefits non-profits, including United Way of the Florida Keys agencies. The office is located at 2796 Overseas Hwy. Goodies for sale will be displayed in the lobby.Oct.29 sale benefit DolphinsThe Marathon Church of God has a rummage and bake sale to benefit the Marathon High School Athletic Department from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 29 at the church, 800 74th St. oceanside (between the old Miami Subs and the Siesta Motel).Rotary Golf Tourney Nov.4The Upper Keys Rotary Club will hold its 10th annual Charity Golf Benefit Friday, Nov. 4 at the Keys Gate Golf Club. All proceeds go to High School Athletics at Coral Shores High School and Island Christian School. The cost is $100 per golfer, includes green fees, cart, lunch before the event, beverages out on the course and a dinner with an open bar afterwards. A$1,000,000 prize and chances to win a new car are part of the festivities, which get underway at 12:30 p.m. To register a team, call Pat Fazio at 305/394-2273 or Stan Haines at 305/7313883. Hole sponsorships cost $100 dollars. For more information, call Chris Trentine at 305/481-5857. Church on Beach set for Key LargoSt. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church at mile marker 87.5 has what it calls Church on the Beach at 10 a.m. Oct. 30 at the Caribbean Club, mile marker 104. There will be live jazz music will with the service, along with the Holy Eucharist and baptisms.Veterans Day parade set for Nov.5The Veterans Council of Monroe County has its annual Veterans Day parade set for Nov. 5 in Marathon. It begins at 1 a.m. at the Boot Key Bridge, then heads north on U.S. 1 to the Sadowski Causeway on the other end of town, then turns around and ends up at the American Legion, mile marker 49. Food will be provided by Centennial Bank and live entertainment by Misery Loves Company.KL pumpkin Carving Oct.26Ademonstration of public safety equipment and a crime scene investigations unit will be on hand during a pumpkin carving contest today being held at DHooker restaurant and sports bar, milemarker 102.3 bayside. Festivities are scheduled from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Members of the Sheriffs Office and the Fire Department will be on hand, along a crime scene unit, traffic enforcement and the victims advocate unit.
Wednesday,October 26,2011 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 A A A A A A A A A A We are an Equal Opportunity EmployerExperienced Property Engineer NeededThis is a hands on maintenance position, overseeing a 7 crew maintenance staff to ensure the efficiency of all maintenance, grounds and janitorial operations of the Resort. 3-5 years previous experience in resort/condo-hotel maintenance or like setting Minimum of 2 years management experience. Bilingual preferred Must have Florida CPO Certification or ability to obtain. email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org A A A A A d / 4319800 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUIT INANDFORMONROE COUNTY AMENDEDNOTICEOF FORECLOSURESALE BYCLERKOFTHECIRCUIT COURT Noticeisherebygiventhatthe undersigned,DANNYL. KOLHAGE,ClerkoftheCircuit CourtofMonroeCounty, Florida,willonthe2nddayof November,2011,at11:00 oclocka.m.at500Whitehead Street,MonroeCounty,inthe CityofKeyWest,Florida,offer forsaleandsellatpublicoutcry tothehighestandbestbidder forCASHthefollowing describedpropertysituatedin MonroeCounty,Florida,towit: EXHIBITA INTHECITYOFKEYWEST, A NDKNOWNAST.J.ASHE SUBDIVISIONOFTRACT3, A SRECORDEDINDEED BOOKI,ATPAGE77OF THEPUBLICRECORDSOF MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDAANDISBOUNDED A SFOLLOWS: COMMENCINGATAPOINT ONELLENSTREET189FEET FROMANGELASTREETAND RUNNINGTHENCEALONG ELLENSTREETINA SOUTHEASTERLY DIRECTION27FEET; THENCEATRIGHTANGLES INANORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION98FEET; THENCEATRIGHTANGLES INANORTHWESTERLY DIRECTION27FEET; THENCEATRIGHTANGLES INASOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION98FEETTOTHE POINTOFBEGINNING. PARCELIDENTIFICATION NUMBER00013540-000000 Pursuantto FINAL JUDGMENTOF FORECLOSURE enteredina casependinginsaidCourt,the styleofwhichis: COUNTRYWIDEHOME LOANS,INC.FORTHE BENEFITOFE-TRADEBANK Plaintiff V. DAVIDSIEMINSKI,et.al. DefendantandCrossclaim Plaintiff A nd STEVENRYDMAN,et.al. CrossclaimDefendant A ndtheDocketNumberof whichisNumber 44-2008-CA-000687-K WITNESSmyhandandthe OfficialSealofSaidCourt,this 4thdayofOctober,2011. DannyL.Kolhage ClerkoftheCircuitCourt MonroeCounty,Florida By:ShontaMcLeod DeputyClerk FloridaStatue45.031:Any personclaiminganinterestin thesurplusfromthesale,ifany, otherthanthepropertyowner asofthedateoftheLis Pendensmustfileaclaim within60daysaftersale. PublishOctober19,26,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 4538300 NOTICEOFSALE FEDERALLIENCORP. will sellatPublicSaleatAuction thefollowingvesselstosatisfy lienpursuanttoChapter328.17 oftheFloridaStatutesonNov 3,2011at10A.M. Lot / :B282001969PSD1; Reg / FL0920MZ;HullID / WS7092GM;Locatedat: MANATEEBAYMARINE, INC.,99MORRISLANE,KEY LARGO,FL33037 (305)451-3332;Owner: EDGARLKEULING,POBOX 2544,PARKER,CO80134; Customer:SAMEAS REGISTEREDOWNER; Lienholder:NONE;Lien A mount:$13,671.74 A nyperson(s)claimingany interest(s)intheabovevessels contact: FEDERALLIEN CORP.(954)384-7171 25%BuyersPremium *ALL AUCTIONSAREHELDWITH RESERVE* LIC / AB0000288 PublishOctober19,26,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 4384300 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THE16thJUDICIALCIRCUIT, INANDFORMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA CaseNo.:2011-DR-1123-K WilliamCook, Petitioner A A and TetianaSynooka, Respondent. NOTICEOFACTIONFOR DISSOLUTIONOF MARRIAGE TO:TetianaSynooka-Cook YOUARENOTIFIEDthatan actionhasbeenfiledagainst youandthatyouarerequiredto serveacopyofyourwritten defenses,ifany,toiton WilliamCook, whoseaddress is 2801FlaglerAvenue,Key West,FL33040 onorbefore November14,2011, andfile theoriginalwiththeclerkofthis Courtat 500WhiteheadSt., KeyWest,FL33040 before serviceonPetitoneror immediatelythereafter. Ifyou failtodoso,adefaultmaybe enteredagainstyouforthe reliefdemandedinthe petition. Copiesofallcourt documentsinthiscase, includingorders,are availableattheClerkofthe CircuitCourtsoffice.You mayreviewthesedocuments uponrequest. Y oumustkeeptheClerkof theCircuitCourtsoffice notifiedofyourcurrent address.(YoumayfileNotice ofCurrentAddress,Florida SupremeCourtApproved FamilyLawForm12.915.) Futurepapersinthislawsuit willbemailedtotheaddress onrecordattheclerks office. WARNING:Rule12.285, FloridaFamilyLawRulesof Procedure,requirescertain automaticdisclosureof documentsandinformation. Failuretocomplycanresult insanctions,including dismissalorstrikingof pleadings. Dated:October7,2011 CLERKOFTHE CIRCUITCOURT By:RiellaLynnSims DeputyClerk PublishOctober12,19,26, November2,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 4541600 NoticeofPublicAuction PursuantF.S.328.17,United A mericanLien&Recoveryas agentw/powerofattorneywill sellthefollowingvessel(s)to thehighestbidder Inspect1weekpriormarina; cashorcashiercheck;15% buyerprem;allauctionsare heldw/reserve;anypersons interestedph954-563-1999 SaleDateNovember11,201110:00am3411NW9thAve / 707FtLauderdale,FL33309 V117901999HSX1FL3293LB hullid / :HSXYC264E999 outboardpleasuregas fiberglassL23ftr/oJoseph A nthonyValdesJrlienor: MurrayMarineInc5710US Hwy1MM5KeyWest,FL Licensed&Bonded A uctioneers&Surveyors FLAB422FLAU765&1911 PublishOctober19,26,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 4630500 NOTICEOFSALE B&BRECYCLING gives noticeofforeclosureoflienand intenttosellthisvehicleon November15,2011at11:00 amat : 75INDUSTRIALRD. BIGPINEKEY,FL33043; pursuanttosubsection713.78 oftheFloridaStatues. B&BRECYCLING reserves therighttoacceptorrejectany and/orallbids. 1987ALFA VIN / ZARBA5648H1045874 PublishOctober26,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 4654300 INVITATIONTOBID NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN TOPROSPECTIVEBIDDERS thattheMonroeCountySchool Districtwillreceivebidsforthe following: BIDNo.504 DISTRICTWIDEROLLOFF DUMPSTERS Biddocumentsmaybe requestedfromDemandStar bycalling1-800-711-1712or bygoingtothewebsite www.demandstar.comorby goingto www.keysschools.com Thepublicrecorddocumentis availableatthePurchasing Department,241Trumbo Road,KeyWest,FL33040. A llbidsmustbereceivedonor before 2PMTuesday, November15th,2011 specifiedinthebiddocuments. TheMonroeCountySchool Districtreservestheright,atits solediscretion,toacceptor A A rejectanyandallbidsandto waiveinformalitiesor irregularitieswhenitisinthe bestinterestoftheBoardtodo so. MonroeCountySchoolDistrict PurchasingDepartment PublishOctober26,29, November2,5,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 4655300 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUITINANDFOR MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA CASENO.: 44-2009-CA-000051-P CITIMORTGAGE,INC., Plaintiff, v. A NDREARIOS;SANTIAGO RIOS;ANYANDALL UNKNOWNPARTIES CLAIMINGBY,THROUGH, UNDER,ANDAGAINSTTHE HEREINNAMEDINDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S)WHOARE NOTKNOWNTOBEDEAD ORALIVE,WHETHERSAID UNKNOWNPARTIESMAY CLAIMANINTERESTAS SPOUSES,HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES,OR OTHERCLAIMANTS; CITIGROUPGLOBAL MARKETSREALTYINC.; CITIMORTGAGE,INC.; CITIMORTGAGE,INC.; CITIGROUPGLOBAL MARKETSREALTYINC.; CITIMORTGAGE,INC.; CITIMORTGAGE,INC.; CITIMORTGAGE,INC.;BANK OFAMERICA,N.A.;AND TENANT1,, Defendant(s). NOTICEOFSALE NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN pursuanttoanOrderofFinal SummaryJudgmentof ForeclosuredatedOctober4, 2011,enteredinCivilCaseNo. 44-2009-CA-000051-Pofthe CircuitCourtoftheSixteenth JudicialCircuitinandfor MonroeCounty,Florida, whereintheClerkoftheCircuit Courtwillselltothehighest bidderforcashon10dayof November,2011,at11:00a.m. atthefrontdooroftheMonroe CountyCourthouse,Lester Building,530Whitehead Street,KeyWest,Florida 33040,relativetothefollowing describedpropertyassetforth intheFinalJudgment,towit: LOT30,BLOCK2,LAKE SURPRISEESTATES, A CCORDINGTOTHEPLAT THEREOF,ASRECORDED INPLATBOOK4,PAGE162, OFTHEPUBLICRECORDS OFMONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA. A nypersonclaiminganinterest inthesurplusfromthesale,if any,otherthantheproperty ownerasofthedateoftheLis Pendensmustfileaclaim within60daysafterthesale. Ifyouareapersonwitha disabilitywhoneedsany accommodationinorderto participateinthis proceeding,youareentitled, atnocosttoyou,tothe provisionofcertain assistance.Pleasecontact: CherylAlfonso,302Fleming Street,KeyWest,FL33040 Phone:(305)292-3423 atleast7daysbeforeyour scheduledcourt appearance,orimmediately uponreceivingthis notificationifthetimebefore thescheduledappearanceis lessthan7days;ifyouare hearingorvoiceimpaired, call711. DATEDATKEYWEST, FLORIDATHIS11thDAYOF October,2011. M.Arguez CLERKOFTHECIRCUIT COURT MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA PublishOctober26,November 2,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 4677000 NOTICEOFPUBLICSALE: ARNOLDSAUTO&MARINE REPAIR,INC. givesNoticeof ForeclosureofLienandintent tosellthesevehicleson 11/16/2011,09:00amat5540 3RDAVE,KEYWEST,FL 33040-6032 ,pursuantto subsection713.78ofthe FloridaStatutes.ARNOLDS A UTO&MARINEREPAIR, INC.reservestherightto acceptorrejectanyand/orall bids. 1973CCTJA5040873CHRIS 1980HUN54597M80CHUN1 1987SERF7703J687SEA 1987JYA2HE002HA705432 RIVA A A 1989JHMCA563XKC100518 HONDA 1989JYA3ESA06KA007651 YAMAHA 1995YV1LS5717S1222559 VOLVO 19951N6SD11Y9SC394460 NISSAN 19961G1JC5243T7178109 CHEVROLET 19991FMZU32X8XUB65011 FORD 2002RFTJP50A32L000581 MZ 2005RFBSHAAE35B371055 KYOO 2006LE8TGKCC961000410 SCWI 2007RFCRD10487Y630802 TGB PublishOctober26,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A GULFVIEWRESORTin GrassyKey islookingfor skilledindividualsforupcoming projects:PaintingLandscapingHandywork Musthavetransportationand be reliable .Wagesandhours negotiable.305-923-6161 HairStylist&Manicurist NeededforACaribbean DreamSalon&DaySpainBig Pine.Stopbyat30368O/S Hwy,orcall305-872-4010 WellEstablishedMiddle KeysElectricalContractor lookingforanExperienced ServiceJourneymanwitha minimumof10yrs.experience withknowledgeoflocalarea. 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