Florida Keys keynoter
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Title: Florida Keys keynoter
Uniform Title: Florida Keys keynoter
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Physical Description: v : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Keynoter Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Marathon Fla
Publication Date: 01-18-2012
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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .6B Living . . . . . . .4B Business . . . . . .5A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .5BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2012 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,JANUARY 18,2012 VOLUME 59,NO.5 25 CENTS Fraud suspects Two Miami residents accused of mortgage fraud find enough money to get out of jail on $150,000 bond.Story, 3A Coral caper A father and son from Tennessee used chisels to take coral from the Keys reef,authorities say.Story, 6A CELEBRATING KINGKeynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYThe Boys and Girls Club of Key West family,along with several public officials and supporters,march Monday afternoon from Nelson English Park in Bahama Village down Whitehead Street in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.Day.There was also a King celebration at Jesse Hobbs Park in Marathon. Voting starts but the new rules dontAs Floridas chief elections official, Kurt Browning takes pride in guiding Florida through trouble-free voting since the chaotic 2000 presidential recount. He has one final chance to get it right, and it might not be easy. Browning, who will resign as secretary of state next month and head home to Pasco County, promised Gov. Rick Scott he would manage the Jan. 31 presidential primary, which will draw attention as the largest state so far in which Republican voters will cast ballots. But his decisions set in motion a bifurcated situation in which 62 counties will run the primary under one set of laws and five others including Monroe will run it differently.The Voting Rights Act of 1965, a hallmark of the civilrights era, requires that any changes to voting law must be cleared by the federal government before they can take effect in the Florida counties with a history of racial discrimination: Monroe, Hillsborough, Collier, Hardee and Hendry.Provisions now in place for the other 62 counties, approved by last years Legislature, reduce the number of days of early voting from 14 to eight; require vot-Election changes for Monroe, four other counties still in courtBy STEVE BOUSQUETsbousquet@MiamiHerald.comELECTION 2012New fire chief starts Jan. 30Marathons new fire chief will be on the job by the end of this month. City Manager Roger Hernstadt said Monday that he selected John Johnson, of Lake Worth in Palm Beach County, for the job.Johnson, 53, has been a professional firefighter since 1981 and held numerous positions with the Boca Raton Fire Rescue Department since 1988. He was a deputy chief from 2005 until retiring from the department in 2010 after 22 years.Johnson is a Cape May, N.J., native and worked for seven years at Greenacres Fire Rescue, also in Palm Beach County, from 1981 to 1988. Hernstadt said he likes Johnsons familiarity with Marathons small-town feel.The city received 93 applications to replace William Wagner, whos Islamoradas fire chief. Marathon shared him for three years before cutting ties on Sept. 30. I thought [Johnson] would be the best fit for Marathon. He seemed to have the best disposition for working with the [City Council], the firefighters and myself, he said. Johnson was one of four finalists to meet with the council and speak briefly at its Jan. 10 meeting. He alsoHernstadt picks Johnson from 93 applicantsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON JOHNSONSee Chief,2A4th candidate joins the frayKeys schools watchdog Ed Davidson on Tuesday announced his intent to run for the District 3 Monroe County School Board seat held by Duncan Mathewson.Davidson joins three other candidates who have already filed paperwork with the Monroe County Supervisor of Elections Office to run for Mathewsons seat. Mathewson, who couldnt be reached for comment, hasnt publicly stated whether hell seek a third four-year term.Davidson, 71, owns Discount Divers in Marathon. Hes originally from New York state and came to the Florida Keys in 1967 as a U.S. Navy flight instructor. He flew more than 200 combat missions over Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand. Davidson declined to speak specifically about schools-related issues and what his platform will be, wanting to hold off until after a Jan. 31 referendum. In that referendum early voting is open voters are being asked to transfer for four years the proceeds of a .5 mill tax from the capital budget to operations. If approved, the first yearDavidson says hes seeking Mathewson seatBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS DAVIDSONSee Davidson,2ASee Voting,2A Photo by CHARLES STRANDFederal and state authorities keep watch on some of the 27 Cubans who were smuggled into the Lower Keys on Friday.LOWER KEYSMigrant smuggler remains on the lamMigrant smugglers who abandoned a large boat Friday at the isolated Newfound Harbor Keys may have stolen a flats boat to make their getaway on Saturday. One suspect has been arrested in connection with the incident in which 27 Cuban refugees were dropped off at the Newfound Harbor Keys, on the oceanside off Big Pine Key. A search continues for at least one other smuggler, federal officials said Tuesday. Athree-engine, 35-foot center-console boat with a black hull was abandoned Friday morning at Newfound Harbor Keys, which cannot be reached by land. The vessel is being held at a federal facility in the Marathon area, said Elee Erice, a spokeswoman for the Office of Border Patrol, a division of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The name of the listed owner of the boat was not available. While authorities were dealing Friday with the refugees who came across from Cuba on that boat, the smugglers apparently slipped away and hid amid the mangroves.Greg Dunning, a Key Largo resident who keeps a fishing cabin on Cook Island in the Newfound Harbor Keys, went outside early Sunday morning to discover his 17-foot Stealth flats boat and its 115 horsepower engine were missing from his dock.Stolen boat apparently used for getawayBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSee Migrants,3AFKAAs makeup up for discussionKeys residents will have a chance Thursday to sound off on Monroe County Commissioner George Neugents desire to make the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority an elected board. Neugent said he received numerous calls in the wake of the utilitys Nov. 22 meeting, at which nine-year Executive Director Jim Reynolds abruptly resigned. Following that, Neugent said he wants to gauge interest in a nonbinding referendum on the November ballot asking if the five-member board should be elected or remain as it is, appointed by the governor. The board replaced Reynolds with utility attorney Kirk Zuelch, a previous Monroe County state attorney, minutes after Reynolds resigned. The vote was 4-1 and neither action appeared on the agenda in advance. The Aqueduct Authority supplies potable water to the Keys and is responsible for building sewers in unincorporated Monroe except for Key Largo, which has its own sewer board.The state Legislature created the FKAAin 1938. The only time board members were elected was from 1976 to 1980, when the Legislature changed its enabling legislation, then changed it back.Whos to object to putting it on the ballot to see what the general pubic thinks? It doesnt cost anything to put it on the ballot in November, Neugent said. The County Commission will allow the public to weigh in on a referendum when it meets Thursday at the Harvey Government Center in Key West. The meeting starts at 9 a.m.; the referendum comes underPetition calls for elected over appointedBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comAQUEDUCT AUTHORITYSee FKAA,3A Into the districtThe Lady Hurricanes soccer team of Coral Shores,led by these three seniors,starts the district tournament on Monday.Story, 1B Looking to reboundThe boys soccer Conchs of Key West High enter the district tournament on a down note.Story, 2B


would see a $9.8 million transfer. Davidson is a mainstay at School Board and Audit and Finance Committee meetings, advocating during the public comments portions of the meetings a return to schools-based management, increased accountability and tighter fiscal controls. I intend to do just what Ive been doing, Davidson said, adding that there are many Keys residents who dont have kids in the schools system but nonetheless are interested in having quality schools to create a quality workforce. If they want somebody to fix their air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, work on their cars and supply good health services ... then they have a direct personal interest in seeing that kids are well educated in the local schools system. Davidson is president of the Florida Keys Citizens Coalition and a former chairman of the Florida Audubon Society. Last week, Michael Cunningham of Ramrod Key, executive director of the Marathon-based Florida Keys Area Health Education Center and president of the Fishermens Community Hospital board of directors, filed to run for Mathewsons seat.Also running is Big Pine Key resident Larry Murray, whom Mathewson, in December, declined to reappoint to the Audit and Finance Committee. The first filed candidate was Mark Peterson, also of Big Pine, a retired attorney who came to the Keys from Chicago.Dan Dombroski, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Key West, has said hes considering a run but has yet to commit. Hes postponing a final decision pending the outcome of the referendum. The board post pays about $29,000 per year. The nonpartisan board races will be held in August. Ashley Roberts, principal of the charter Key West Collegiate School, suddenly quit again over the weekend. Roberts had tendered her resignation effective Jan. 20, citing a litany of operational concerns and her rocky relationship with school parents and board members. However, she later said shed discuss staying on and present a list of items that would help her do her job. She never gave me a list, board Chairman Todd German said Tuesday. She didnt honor anything. He said Jennifer Cleaver, who filled in after the board ousted Roberts predecessor, Debra Remsen, would step in again, earning $1,000 per week until a full-time replacement could be found. German acknowledged the rough go the first-year institution has had, but said hes convinced the operation is very viable still. It is operating. Its going on in spite. It remains to be seen exactly where we are but well have a lot better handle on that once Jennifer takes a look at everything. He said the parents are stepping up and offering assistance, and added that discussion on a search for a new principal would come up at a board meeting set for next Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. on the Florida Keys Community College Stock Island campus, where the charter rents space. Every time the school has rushed into something, it has caused problems, German said. The search isnt going to be rushed. I dont see any deadline in getting it done. We need to get the right person in the job. Charters are public schools but arent held to the same state-mandated curriculum and certification standards as traditional public schools; local school districts act as a conduit for state funding and retain a 5 percent administrative fee. The Key West Collegiate School began the school year in August with 45 students. Enrollment this week was down to 37. Monroe County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara said his staff is monitoring the situation and described three scenarios in which hed step in: Safety related to the building, which isnt a problem; financials, which isnt a problem for now. As students leave, the money follows the students; and the last one is student achievement data and we wont know that until the end of the year. Its tough when you start out, he said. Having a principal, a qualified administrator, is important. Not everybody can run a school but the passion seems to be there. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,January 18,2012 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.7763 THURS.7565 FRI.7667 SAT.7768 Forecast: expect partly cloudy skies with a slight chance of showers. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches twice weekly for the presence of enteric bacteria.There currently are no beaches with health advisories against swimming.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. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes Keys Sunday and the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $59.53 in Florida and $56.16 outof-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. 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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 ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSAs expected,Kolhage files for commissionAs expected, Monroe County Clerk of Courts Danny Kolhage on Tuesday filed to run for the District 1 County Commission seat now held by Kim Wigington. Wigington, a Republican, announced Friday that she wouldnt seek a second fouryear term this year. That opened the door for the Democrat Kolhage, and whoever else is interested in the Stock Island and Lower Keys seat. Kolhage has been the county clerk since 1983, when then-Gov. Bob Graham appointed him to replace Ralph White, who resigned. Since then, he was reelected to four-year terms without opposition except in 2000, when Ray Choate ran as a write-in and received few votes. In November, Kolhage announced he was retiring from the clerks job when his term expires in January 2013.TDC committee has two openingsThe Florida Keys Council of the Arts is accepting applications from those who want to serve on the Cultural Umbrella Committee of the Monroe County Tourist Development Council. There are two openings: District 1 (a resident of Key West) and District 4 (you must live between the Long Key Bridge and mile marker 90.939). To find out specifics, send an e-mail to director@ keysarts.com. Ultimate Dental Care,Inc.WINTER SPECIALS MEDICAIDWILL NOWP A Y FORDENTURES & PARTIALSWE NOW ACCEPT: ALL HMO'S, NETWORK PPO'S, MEDICAID, HEALTHY KIDS, MCNA DENTAL, DISCOUNT PLANS Bonding (white fillings) From $95 $145 Crowns d2750 $600 Veneers d2962 $575 Root Canal Treatment d3310 $650 d3320 $800 d3330 $950 Gum Treatment Deep Scaling $125 /quadrant Simple Extraction d7140 $95 Complete Dentures Upper & Lower d5110 & d5120 $650 ea. 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Emerald Card is a trademark of HRB Innovations, Inc. This product may not be available at some locations. HRB Tax Group, Inc. *Provided by H&R Block Bank, a federal savings bank, member FDIC. Fees and additional terms and conditions apply.You must meet legal requirements for opening a bank account. A Refund Anticipation Check (RAC) is a bank-depositproduct, not a loan, and is limited to the size of your income tax refund less applicable fees. Normal receipt time is7-14 days. You can electronically file your return and receive your refund without a RAC, a loan, or extra fees. At participating offices. H&R Block Maine License Number: FRA2 HRB Tax Group, Inc. At Beautiful Rainbow Bend Resort Mile Marker 58,Grassy Key Reservations 289-1554 Credit Cards Accepted The only thing we overlook is the ocean.Open 7 days a week Dinner 4:30 10pm Breakfast 7:30 10am Formal yet warm setting... Attentive Service LAttitudes review Feb. 1, 2002Casual,Gourmet Dining Sunset Dinner SpecialNo w only $15.95per personMust be seated by 5:15 7 nights a week (except holidays) 4:30 5:15 pm State: No advocating on tax voteBased on the input of state elections officials, materials advocating approval of a Jan. 31 referendum extending and transferring a schools tax were removed from the Monroe County School Districts website and cable channel the past week. Larry Murray, a former member of the districts Audit and Finance Committee and now a candidate for the District 3 School Board seat held by Duncan Mathewson, alerted Joyce Griffin, the deputy Monroe County supervisor of elections, to the problem. Griffin, in turn, forwarded the information to the state Division of Elections seeking clarification. The district cannot use tax dollars to promote the election, Griffin summarized. They cant say vote yes,basically. They can give out information about it. At stake in the referendum Election Day is Jan. 31 but early voting is ongoing is a four-year extension of a half-mill (50 cents per $1,000 of assessed home value) tax used for capital spending. If approved, the money $9.8 million in the first year would be transferred to operations. The district faces a budget shortfall of between $4 million and $6 million when the fiscal year starts on July 1; a failed referendum could raise that figure to more than $14 million. The problematic School District statement, aired on Comcast Cable Channel 78 and based on a presentation made in October by board Chairman John Dick, reads: Please support the .5 mill referendum. Vote yes. The other tag line, also removed from the district website and taken off the air, said, Vote yes = no new taxes.The thing on the website, Dick said, we had our attorneys look at that before we put it on. It wasnt telling you to vote yes; it was telling you a vote yes was equal to no new taxes, which is a factual statement.Could we argue that point? Yes, but its ridiculous. Im not going to fight it. Get rid of it. Dick said he discussed the televised endorsement with Superintendent Jesus Jara and they agreed the message should be removed. It was an honest mistake, Jara said. We cant advocate for a position. We can provide informational facts.The televised statement now includes facts about the voting process and the merits of the referendum. There is no endorsement of it.As for the website, Ive taken everything down for now, Jara said, and Im going to go back and repost just the information to make sure its just facts.Even though theres only a GOPprimary on the ballot, all registered voters, no matter their party affiliation, can vote on the referendum. Griffin said on Monday that 165 votes were cast countywide so far.There are 50,951 registered voters in Monroe. Of those, 19,163 are Republicans, 17,242 are Democrats and the remaining 14,546 either belong to other parties or have no affiliation.District takes message off TV,websiteBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSers who move from county to county and who update their addresses at the polls to cast provisional ballots; require third-party groups that register voters to submit forms within 48 hours or face penalties; and reduce the validity of votersignatures on initiative petitions from four years to two. The U.S. government has not yet approved the changes for Monroe and the other four counties. The changes are now before a panel of three federal judges in Washington, who are expected to rule in the spring. Early voting for both the GOPprimary and for all registered voters a Keys referendum on transferring a schools tax started Monday and runs through Jan. 28. So the new rules dont factor in as voters are going to the polls. Acoalition of voter advocacy groups wants the judges to reject the changes, claiming they hinder voter registration efforts and are unfair to minority voters. One of them, the American Civil Liberties Union, says Browning will leave a mess to his successor. What does he leave behind? Acertain amount of chaos, the ACLUs Howard Simon said. The ACLU is angriest at Browning for asking the three-judge panel to end federal oversight of the five counties.Simon added that Browning, who will resign Feb. 17, is not the same official who served in the same post under former Gov. Charlie Crist, or who restored public faith in Floridas electoral machinery after the meltdown of 2000.I think he had to become a cheerleader for the indefensible, Simon said of Brownings support for the new law. I find it hard to believe that hes a true believer. Browning says criticism of the bifurcated voting system is overblown. No one wants that vote to count more than I. But I want someone to show me the numbers where provisional ballots are not being counted, Browning said. I dont think they pan out. In a much-criticized decision, Browning chose to implement the new law everywhere in Florida except for the so-called pre-clearance counties. He said he had no choice because the legislation had a provision saying it took effect upon becoming law that is, when Scott signed it. Long after Browning is gone, the controversy over the voting law changes will fester. The law is the focus of a U.S. Senate hearing in Tampa on Jan. 27. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), who will conduct the session, has asked Scott to testify.Election changes not valid hereFrom Voting,1A met with some Marathon Fire Rescue staffers. Johnson said Hernstadt called him Friday evening to offer the position. Im very excited about moving to the Keys. They have an excellent department and city, he said. Johnson said his first day would be Jan. 30 and that hell be looking for a place to live in the meantime. The move will be staggered, he said, since his youngest child is finishing high school. Hes been married 27 years. Even after retiring in 2010, Johnson was working as a paramedic lab and medical simulation instructor at Palm Beach State College. Im the type of person who will never retire, he said. Hernstadt said hes yet to determine Johnsons salary but that the total package with [benefits] will not exceed $130,000. The other three finalists for the chief position were:William Amador of Tequesta in Palm Beach County. Hes been a firefighter since 1992 and was with the Palm Beach Fire Rescue Department from May 1994 through January 2011.Gregory Hoggatt of Winter Garden. Hoggatt has held numerous positions within the Orlando Fire Department since 1995 and is now a deputy chief/paramedic.Derryl ONeal of Minneola, just west of Orlando. ONeal has been in fire rescue since 1981, including stints as chief at three Florida departments (Charlotte County, Madeira Beach and Minneola).Johnson to start Jan. 30From Chief,1ADavidson joins board raceFrom Davidson,1A Principal quits for goodRoberts had initially said she may stayBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS CLASSIFIED ADS 743-5551


Time limits put on mobile vendorsIt just got much tougher to be in the mobile vending business in Marathon. The City Council on Jan. 10 passed a law limiting the amount of time mobile vendors can operate on private property to two hours at a time and on city rights of way to no longer than 10 minutes.City Manager Roger Hernstadt floated the idea of limiting or eliminating mobile vendors in July after spotting a hot dog stand at the former Seven Mile Motors car dealership at U.S. 1 and 11th Street. He was concerned with a lack of regulation and said the city could be inundated with mobile vendors.The council then directed staff to draft an ordinance regulating such vendors. It passed 4-1 with Councilwoman Ginger Snead dissenting, saying no mobile vendors should be allowed to operate in the city. I see this as much more far-reaching than one vendor selling conch fritters and [water ice] on the side of the road, she said.The main opponent of the time constraints in the new law is Stanley Switlik Elementary School teacher Steve Ferrise, whos been trying to establish a mobile seafood vending business. He said hes been trying since June to get a city license.I was promised [by Hernstadt] my business would be approved in October, he said. Ive been held in limbo since last year without approval or denial.Ferrise argued that a twohour time limit on private property is an unreasonable amount of time to run my business. The law as originally proposed had no time limit.Richard Mangel, a Marathon High School teacher who owned the nowclosed Paradise Water Ice stand on 107th Street, also addressed the council.He said he and Ferrise planned to combine businesses with Ferrises mobile unit in the parking lot outside his rented space. He assured the council the property owner gave written permission to do so.I have now lost the shop; its out of business, he said. We are looking for every way to try to make it here ... but Mr. Ferrise is being stopped every step of the way.Attorney Frank Greenman spoke representing Ferrise and called the law overkill. Why dont you just put a limit on how many there are? he said. The city shouldnt be giving any business an advantage or disadvantage. Let the people of Marathon decide who they want to get food from. Daffy Dougs Discount Dollar owner Doug Austin offered a different perspective. Planning Director George Garrett told the council Austin rented parking spaces from the adjacent Sea Air Land Technologies on U.S. 1 in Old Town to prevent Ferrise from placing his mobile unit there.When youve invested years of hard work and the notion of a vendor parking next to all your hard work and taking money out of your revenue stream for a $100 license fee, its hard to swallow, he said.Austin said he employs 17 people and runs his business in a building on the city tax roll. Ive invested seven figures and built a deli business. It doesnt seem fair, he said. Councilman Mike Cinque suggested the tw0-hour time limit. I think the two hours on private property is quite a fair balance. It maintains mobile vending and prevents it from becoming a permanent presence, he said.New law says 2 hours only on private landBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comCounty Attorney Suzanne Huttons report. While is fellow commissioners are tepid about the referendum, Neugents plan did receive support at the Dec. 21 Aqueduct Authority board meeting in the form of an anonymous letter and petition. Big Pine Key resident Joyce Newman brought it to the board but said it was left at my doorstep.We do not know why a governor who is for downsizing [and] cutting costs ... would choose to hire and keep a board that is not above board, the letter says.Newman and board member David Ritz said Chairman Robert Dean refused to acknowledge the petition because its anonymous and many of its signatures are illegible. Theres also no addresses or contact information for any name. Dean could not be reached at his Key West funeral home for comment. The Keynoter contacted numerous residents who signed the petition and discovered it was crafted by former Aqueduct Authority board member (2003 to 2011) Rose Dell.Its just a mess and its not going to get any better unless the public gets involved, Dell told the newspaper. You can have [voting blocs] whether theyre elected or appointed. But people have the ability to vote them out [if theyre elected], whereas its up to the sitting governor to get them out otherwise.Dell said a more succinct petition is being prepared for Thursdays commission meeting. Each signer will print and sign his or her name, as well as list a home address. Not all Keys utilities are appointed. Keys Energy Services and the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative boards are elected. Wednesday,January 18,2012 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com DISAPPEARING SCREENSFor Doors and Windows Single & Double Entry Patios & French DoorsServing Key West to Key Largo 305-394-3984or email:bpk591@att.net D THE CITYOFKEYWESTCity of Key West Code Compliance HearingW ednesday Januar y 25, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Old City Hall, 510 Greene StreetIt is the policy of the City of Key West to comply with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.The facility is accessible. For si g n lan g ua g e interpreters, assistive listenin g devices, or materials in accessible format, please call the TTYnumber at 305-809-1000 or the ADACoordinator at 305-809-3951 at least five business days in advance.Published Keynoter 01/18/12 Petition: Make board electedFrom FKAA,1A That was not a fun way to start the day, Dunning said Tuesday. The flats boat later was found adrift about three miles into the Atlantic Ocean. It had not been seriously damaged. It really was a muddy mess inside, Dunning said. And two Heinekens were missing from a cooler. Based on footprints found at the waters edge near his dock, Dunning speculates the missing smugglers waited until boats from the U.S. Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and other agencies left the Newfound Harbor area, not far from the Little Palm Island resort.Sometime Saturday night, they pushed his boat out to sea, started the engine and used it to reach a remote oceanside area on Big Pine Key.They probably left it near Long Beach Drive, Dunning said. Where they found the boat was about right if it had drifted from that area.One migrant-smuggling suspect was taken into custody on Big Pine Key, Erice said. Lower Keys residents said the man was arrested at the WinnDixie shopping plaza but that could not be confirmed.All 27 refugees 21 men, six women and a juvenile were processed under the federal wet-foot, dry-foot policy that allows Cubans who reach U.S. soil to stay.Stolen boat found adriftFrom Migrants,1ATwo cha r ged i n mo r tgage s camA2007 real-estate scam involving a Sugarloaf Key home put two former property professionals from MiamiDade County in the Keys jail last week. Alba Fito, 45, of Hialeah and Sacha Rodriguez, 31, of Miami face charges of grand theft exceeding $100,000 in connection with a mortgagefraud investigation, according to the Monroe County Sheriffs Office. Astraw buyer reportedly was enlisted to buy a home on Sugarloaf Keys Pinetree Lane home for $899,000 in January 2007.Paperwork falsified by the women showed the sale price at $1,940,000, said Deputy Becky Herrin, spokeswoman for the Monroe County Sheriffs Office. Detective Diane Mimosa began working on the case in February 2011 after receiving an anonymous tip the sale could involve fraud.Rodriguez, formerly a closing agent for a title company, admitted during questioning that bogus settlement papers were prepared at Fitos instruction, according to her arrest affidavit. Those fraudulent papers were used to acquire a mortgage loan more than $1 million above the actual selling price, Herrin said.Proceeds from the illegal activity put at $451,842 after assorted payouts were paid to Horizon General Investments, a company run by Fito and others.The seller actually received $825,030 after paying fees and commissions. To receive mortgage approval for $1.9 million, papers were prepared showing that the purported buyer, Anayansi Perez of Miami, made more than $36,000 monthly while employed at a trading company. Perez, 43 also was said to have about $600,000 in bank accounts and would make a down payment of more than $400,000.Perez, 43, told investigators she signed the sale and mortgage papers without understanding them. Perez said makes around $35,000 per year, does not have a large bank account and never worked for a trading company. She also signed papers falsely stating she intended to live in the Sugarloaf Key home.An arrest warrant on theft and mortgage-fraud charges also has been issued for Perez, who told investigators that Fito promised to pay her mortgage on the investment property with rental income. Rodriguez, the closing agent, said Fito told her that phony HUD closing documents were needed because Fito planned to quickly resell the home. Later, Rodriguez said, Fito acknowledged that after targeting a property, Fito obtained an appraisal showing it was worth far more than actual selling price. They then would take out a loan for the larger amount. Rodriguez said she suspected the purported property buyers did not have the wealth claimed in mortgage documents. Rodriguez has been convicted of similar crimes in Florida, Herrin said, with some cases still ongoing. Fito and Rodriguez were jailed Jan. 10, each with a bond of $150,000. They posted bond and were released the same day.It involved modest home on SugarloafCRIME FRONTBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com FITOMARATHON RODRIGUEZ KEYSNET.COM


Opinion & EditorialWednesday,January 18,2012 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: keynoter@keynoter.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 2012 Keynoter Publishing Co. EDITORIALGlades cleanup remains stalledLETTERS TO THE EDITORSupport referendumHaving considered the merits of the School Board referendum on the Jan. 31 primary ballot, the Republican Party of Monroe County urges voters to vote yes on the referendum, which, if approved, would allow capital money to be transferred to the School Districts operating fund. The decision to support the referendum is based in no small part on its tax-neutral effect and the fact that it would give the School Board the ability to allocate scarce resources where they are most needed. On our website, www.keysgop.com we offer voters information in the hope they will inform themselves of the details of this referendum without presenting the information in a skewed manner. Our expression of support notwithstanding, we encourage voters to learn as much as possible and to vote according to the conclusions they reach individually from the information available. Debby Goodman, chairwoman Nick Mulick, vice chairman Keys Republican PartyVote yes for schoolsDemocrats should be voting in the Jan. 31 primary election. Yes, this is the presidential preference primary and we already have our candidate in President Obama but there is a very important nonpartisan issue at stake on this ballot: The flexible-funding referendum for Monroe County schools At its November meeting, the Monroe County Democratic Executive Committee endorsed supporting the effort to pass this referendum by urging everyone to vote yes on this important funding issue. Passing the referendum will continue to give Monroe County schools the flexibility to use a .5 mill tax where it is most needed in the classroom instead of keeping it on hold in a capital improvement account. Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican-led Legislature reduced funding for education by nearly $4 billion across the state last year, causing steep reductions in the operating budget of our schools. Weve already laid off teachers and cut academic programs. Absent the passage of this referendum, our schools will face more cutbacks in teachers, consolidation of schools, and the potential elimination of all after-school activities, including athletics. Our kids deserve better. We strongly urge all Democrats and all voters to support passage of this referendum by participating in early voting, which is ongoing through Jan. 28, or by casting a yes vote on Election Day, Jan. 31. Please give our kids and our schools the support they desperately need to build a better future for all of Monroe County. Phil Schaeffer, chairman Keys Democratic Executive Committee Key WestLibrary says thanksI want to express my appreciation and give thanks to the volunteers who gave their help with all of the neverending chores at the Marathon library, and to the Friends of the Marathon library for their support, both tangible and intangible. Because of their efforts, we have been able to supply our patrons with books, periodicals, audios, CDs and DVDs. And thanks to the entire community that supported the library by monetary means and donations of books. This added to our collection and supplied needed revenue. The moral support and warm wishes have made us most grateful. Also, a word of thanks and appreciation to all who participated in our Library youth programs, including Michelle Williams of the Public Archeology Network, Kelly Grinter of the Marathon Wild Bird Center and Colleen Fitzsimmons of the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District. To the parents and teachers who took time to bring their youngsters to the library, Louise Melton of ABC Day Care, Barbara Rodgers of the Community Co-op and the youngsters from Grace Jones Day Care, we are grateful for your attendance. And a big thanks to Mark Giffen, who coordinated and participated in the programs, and who made it great fun and enjoyable. I hope that 2012 will be kind to everyone and that we can work together to provide even better service. Gloria Goodman, manager Marathon libraryLatest hearing before federal judge doesnt do much to get the state and EPAmoving forward with progressEmpty exercise or signs of progress? Those were the two conflicting assessments of what happened last week in U.S. District Judge Alan Golds Miami courtroom. On the hot seat facing the judge: The state of Florida and, ironically, the federal governments own Environmental Protection Agency. Gold has taken over the long and litigious case involving Everglades cleanup, which has been stalled in court and out of court for more than two decades. The Miccosukee Indian Tribe filed the suit in 2004, saying the state and feds werent enforcing the Clean Water Act. Christopher Kise, a Tallahassee attorney representing the states interests in the case, tried to reassure Gold, according to reports by Miami Herald environmental writer Curtis Morgan. There is good reason for all of us to be encouraged, Kise told the court, adding: Are we there today? No. Can we get there in short order? Yes. Last weeks hearing was yet another baby step forward and who knows how many steps backward that have hampered efforts to stop pollution and restore the wetlands and water quality in the River of Grass. Last year, the EPAin Washington proposed a $1.5 billion restoration plan focused on expanding huge, manmade, buffering marshes used to filter phosphorous from the water before it flows into the Everglades. Then Gov. Rick Scott entered the fray, urging a less-costly alternative, which hes asked the state Department of Environmental Protection to press in negotiations between Tallahassee and Washington. At last weeks hearing, Gold signaled to all parties engaged in those talks to come up with a plan and, more importantly a way to pay for it. As the judge duly noted, a financial report issued last week by Fitch Ratings downgraded the credit standing of the South Florida Water Management District, which pays for most Everglades restoration projects. Why the downgrade? Well, because last year the governor and the Florida Legislature ordered the states water districts to reduce property taxes by nearly a third. With the history of promises made and broken, Gold appeared to be skeptical. As Morgan reported, Gold told the parties appearing in his courtroom that the public deserves clear answers to these hard questions. We ought to be able to state clearly what we can and cannot do. That seems like a pretty open and transparent test for the state to meet. And until they do, Everglades cleanup remains stalled and all the rhetoric heard last week merely an empty exercise.GUEST COLUMNThe Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the agency in charge of protecting Floridas natural resources our water, land and air. As an agency, we are focused on three priorities: Ensuring a more efficient regulatory process that is interpreted consistently across the state and protective of the environment; getting the water right in Florida; and giving Floridians and visitors more opportunities to enjoy Floridas award-winning state parks. Environmental protection and economic growth are not mutually exclusive. In fact, we cannot have one without the other. At DEP, we want to foster a culture of customer service and regulatory efficiency and consistency across the agency and water management districts. This doesnt mean were relaxing our standards. It means simply that regulatory uncertainty is no longer a barrier to economic growth. Regulatory consistency equates to dependability and accountability in terms of both environmental protection and community and business expectations. For example, in the South District, from Englewood to Key West, we are working to build partnerships with the private sector that will help improve both their environmental stewardship and their bottom line. Were using the knowledge and skills we learned from our successful Clean Marina and Green Lodging sustainability programs to develop additional programs that teach businesses ways to increase sustainability while reducing operational costs. Were working with regional economic development organizations to develop these skills and, most importantly, create a trusting relationship between our district and the private sector that will help us create jobs at the same time were protecting our environment. DEPis also committed to getting the water right in Florida. The future of our states environment and economy depend on the health of our water bodies. Daily tourists flock to our great state parks, such as Lovers Key, Long Key and Highlands Hammock to enjoy their features. Our mangrove estuaries are essential for our sports and commercial fisheries. The Charlotte Harbor Watershed plays a vital role in sustaining our wildlife and water supply and our way of life in Southwest Florida. Getting the water right means both improving the quality of the water and ensuring that we have enough of it for future generations. Finally, we want to give Floridians more opportunities to enjoy Floridas award-winning state parks. Florida is home to the best state park system in the country. Floridas state parks are more than just a source of fun and recreation; they also benefit our states economy. Last year, more than 200 million visitors that headed outdoors to enjoy Floridas natural resources at a state park contributed nearly $1 billion to local economies DEPis committed to ensuring a healthy environment, and we believe we can effectively protect our natural resources without suppressing the economy in the process. In fact, a healthy environment and a healthy economy go hand in hand. By focusing on our three priorities of regulatory efficiency, getting the water right and getting Floridians outdoors to enjoy the resources we have been tasked to protect, DEPis working hard to ensure Florida is the best state in which to live, work and play. IGLEHARTMyth:Storks comebackDespite the story in the Keynoter saying otherwise, wood storks are not making a comeback in South Florida. Contrary to a growing perception, wood storks feeding in ditches, canals and along golf course lakes are not signs that this endangered species is recovering. The storks you see this winter running their bills through the steep edge of a deep canal are not nesting birds; theyre biding time, waiting for quality wetlands to come on line. Throughout Florida, wood storks have lost most of the natural shallow wetland habitat they depend on for foraging early in their breeding season. This is the underlying cause of the wood stork decline and its federal and state status as endangered since 1984. Loss of shallow wetlands has delayed nesting and reduced success. Billions of taxpayer dollars have been committed to restore the Everglades, widely recognized as a global ecological treasure. Wood storks have been identified as indicators of restoration success. A healthy population of wood storks breeding in the Everglades is a sign that weve spent our restoration dollars wisely. Increases in the stork population have prompted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to consider downlisting the wood stork to threatened. These increases are not a result of conservation actions anywhere, and have not been realized in South Florida. In fact South Florida, once the wood stork breadbasket, is now the least-stable region for nesting in their range. Four of the past five years have resulted in dismal woodstork nesting productivity throughout the greater Everglades, the only exception being on the heels of Tropical Storm Fay, which set the stage for an excellent nesting season in 2009. Reducing nesting success to seasons marked by isolated and unusual weather events is not a recipe for sustainability. Another myth worth debunking is that wood storks are holding our economy hostage by retarding building. According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau numbers, Florida has the highest home vacancy rate in the country. One might argue from these statistics that overbuilding was the cause of our deep housing recession, rather than permitting obstacles related to endangered-species protections. I recognize and celebrate woodstork population gains resulting from the significant but little understood nesting increase in the northern part of their range, but lets not get ahead of ourselves. The species is far from meeting the criteria to be considered fully recovered. Jason Lauritsen Assistant director Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Florida Audubon NaplesKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWThis wood stork perches in mangroves along the Key Largo shoreline in December.The letter writer says reports of their rebound are greatly exaggerated. Environmental protection, economic growth go togetherJon Iglehart, based in Fort Myers, is director of the South District of the state Department of Environmental Protection. The district comprises Monroe, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Highlands and Lee counties. LETTERS TO THE EDITORBust breast cancerWith breast cancer rates among Florida women under age 50 rising by more than 40 percent the past 20 years, Lower Keys women of all ages are being given a step up this year to help stop breast cancer before it starts. During 2012, the National Breast Cancer Prevention Project, also known as Know Breast Cancer, is sponsoring the Busting Breast Cancer Initiative for Lower Keys women. Based on more than five years of research on the known, probable and possible causes of breast cancer, the initiative encourages women to raise their vitamin D3 blood levels to 60 ng/ml to 80 ng/ml; stop using hormonal contraceptive drugs (try a hormone-free IUD, a diaphragm or tubal ligation instead); and to learn to enjoy a cancer-blocking diet. Our initiative also has launched a raffle to help women learn these four easy ways to help stop breast cancer before it can start. Our grand prize, to be drawn on May, 17, is Stephen La Pierres framed oil painting Sign of Sandford. La Pierre, chosen to do a one-man show of his Key West plein air pieces later this year at the Key West Museum of Art & History at the Custom House, has generously donated his Sandford piece, valued at $3,000, to the initiative. During January, people can view La Pierres Sign of Sandford at Key Accents, 804 Caroline St., Key West, next to Pepes. Those who purchase raffle tickets at $25 each will also take home information on the Busting Breast Cancer Initiative, printed on each ticket stub. To learn more, visit www.knowbreastcancer.net or send an e-mail to susan@knowbreastcancer.net. Susan Wadia-Ells Founding director National Breast Cancer Prevention Project Key West Manchester by the Sea, Mass.


Wednesday,January 18,2012 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com Early VotingEarly voting is now available for the January 31, 2012 Election. Monroe County voters interested in early voting may come into any of the Supervisor of Elections offices from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Saturday.01/16/12 01/28/12Voters may also go to the Big Pine Key Library, 213 Key Deer Blvd and the Islamorada Library, U.S. Hwy 1, M.M. 81.7, Islamorada, Monday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Harry L. Sawyer, Jr. Supervisor of Elections Monroe County, Florida www .keys-elections.or g La votacin anticipadaActualmente ya est disponible la posibilidad de votar anticipadamente para las elecciones del 31 de enero del 2012. Los electores del Condado de Monroe interesados en votar anticipadamente pueden acudir a cualquiera de las oficinas del Supervisor de Elecciones de lunes a sbado, entre las 8:30 a.m. y las 4:30 p.m. 01/16/12 01/28/12Los electores tambin pueden dirigirse a la biblioteca de Big Pine Key, 213 Key Deer Blvd., y a la biblioteca de Islamorada, U.S. Hwy 1, M.M. 81.7, Islamorada, de lunes a sbado, entre las 8:30 a.m. y las 4:30 p.m. Harry L. Sawyer, Jr. Supervisor de Elecciones Condado de Monroe, Florida www .keys-elections.or g Published Keynoter 1/18/12 ENTIRE STOCK OF REGULAR PRICEDJONES SPORT RUBY RD. A. DUNNERTAKE 25% OFF ALL REGULARLY PRICED RUBY ROAD, JONES SPORT AND ALFRED DUNNER. PLUS! FIND A HUGE SELECTION OF ALREADY REDUCED SPORTSWEAR, SWIMWEAR AND JUNIORS NOW 25% TO 50% OFF!25% 3 DAY SALE! THURSDAY SATURDAY, JANUARY 19TH21ST KEY LARGO M. M. 98 1/2 Tel: 852-4515 MARATHON M. M. 50, Gulfside Village Tel: 743-5855 OPEN Mon. 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Treasurer Sheila Cantler, Centennial Bank, Bi g Pine Key. Membership Vice President Susan Miller, Habitat for Humanity. Parliamentarian Karen Hillier, National Key Deer Refu g e. Secretary Carole Stevens, chamber executive director. Past President Cece Williamson, Bi g Pine Boys & Girls Club. Directors are Joe Britz, Coconuts Loun g e/Liquors; Kim Trice, Capital Bank, Bi g Pine Key; Kelly Kline, Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate; Judy Rowley, PizzaWorks; and Leslie Valant, Edward Jones Financial Services. Additionally, Williamson has chosen the followin g for awards to bestowed at the annual installation and banquet on Feb. 4 in Marathon: Volunteers of the year: Tammy, Destiny and Dalton Brin g le, Royal Plus, Inc.Business of the year: First State Bank of the Florida Keys. Business beautification: Boondocks Grille, Draft House & Miniature Golf. Special appreciation: Jim Cameron, Vox Communications.Radio auction volunteer: Mary Mosier.Chamber staff: Cappy Kauffman, Cheryl E g er, Donna Lorenzo, Kris Owons and Carole Stevens. Helpin g hands: Jennifer Swift, Dolphin Marina Associates; Brandon LaChapelle, ASlice of Paradise; and Debbie Novak, ACaribbean Dream Salon & Day Spa. Awards will also be g iven to directors leavin g the board: Williamson; Nancy Oleinik, All Keys Gas; Terry Strickland, Yankee Freedom II; Alison Sloat, Key West Key Lime Pie Co.; and Dan Iarrobino, Cudjoe Sales Fishermens Warehouse. The Feb. 4 banquet is set for Sombrero Country Club in Marathon from 6:30 to 9 p.m. State Rep. Ron Saunders will swear in the new officers and directors. Cocktail hour starts at 6:30 p.m. with complimentary hors doeuvres; dinner is served at 7:30 followed by the awards ceremony. Cost is $45 per person and reservations are required. Call 872-2411 or send an e-mail to officeassist@low erkeyschamber.com.Miller leads business g roup throu g h 1212Keynoter StaffLOWER KEYSSeam Shoppe moves,celebrates The Seam Shoppe, 1113 Truman St. in Key West, is celebratin g its move to its new location as part of Thursdays Walk on White. The shop, which opened in 1985, moved across the street from 1114 Truman on Jan. 2. Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m., itll host an evenin g of plein air paintin g a weavin g demonstration and a book si g nin g by Cheryl Lynch, who just penned Quilt Fiesta. Wine will be served. New additions at the Seam Shoppe are vinta g e rattan furniture, unusual baskets, hand-screened fabric, colla g es, sea g lass and new wearables from local and national artists. For further details call Cindy or Nick at 296-9830.AT&T upgrades Keys cell sitesAT&Tsays it has added two new cell sites, and added capacity to another five sites, throu g hout Monroe County. The chan g es took effect on Jan. 12. Anew site on Seminole Street in Key West is boostin g wireless service to the southern portion of the island. In Islamorada, a new site on Overseas Hi g hway is helpin g improve service to the southern portions of Plantation Key and Windley Key. The areas benefitin g from the capacity up g rades include Key Colony Beach, Grassy Key, Ocean Reef in North Key Lar g o, the Old Hi g hway in Islamorada and Ma g nolia Street in Key Lar g o. Addin g additional capacity to a cell site makes it possible for the site to accommodate more traffic, which helps improve the performance of mobile broadband data and connectivity. The new Monroe County cell sites and capacity up g rades are one part of AT&Ts efforts to extend its mobile network.Keys chef launches cable food showWEYW TVon Comcast Cable has launched a cookin g show that airs at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and repeats at 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Sundays. Chef Buck Donnelly hosts the half-hour se g ments, which are filmed in the Keys. Chef Buck Nakeds KeysKitchen will be carried on Comcast Channel 87 in Monroe County and on AT&T U-verse Channel 19 throu g hout South Florida. WEYWTVs Joe Forcine directs the show, which is filmed mostly in the Upper Keys. Donnelly has spent 30 years in the food service industry, includin g time spent at hotel and resort restaurants in the U.S. and Canada.Realtors schedule fundraising auctionThe annual Relay for Life auction sponsored by the Marathon and Lower Keys Association of Realtors and benefitin g the American Cancer Society is planned for 6 p.m. Feb. 3 at Sombrero Country Club in Marathon. This years event, which will be dedicated to the memory of Bri g id Moyer, will include both silent and live auctions. In past years, items up for bid have included resort stays, fishin g charters, restaurant and spa g ift certificates too many items to list. The public is invited. Admission is $10, which includes appetizers and an alcoholic bevera g e. For more information, contact Tammy or Lynn at 743-2485.Key West chamber banquet is Jan.27The Key West Chamber of Commerce has its annual board installation and awards banquet on Jan. 27 at the Key West Marriott Beachside Resort. Tickets are $65 per person. Asocial starts at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is at 7:30. The meal choices are beef, chicken or fish. RSVPfor the black-tie event by sendin g an e-mail to kbak er@keywestchamber.or g or call or callin g Kerry at 294-2587.BUSINESS BRIEFS SU NSHINE LA W NOTICE The Key West Chamber of Commerce will host representatives from the Cruise Ship Industry at our General Membership Meeting luncheon, Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at the Key West Marriott Beachside Resort.R.S.V.P. REQUIRED by Noon on Friday, January 20th Call 305-294-2587 DONNELLY Florida KeysBusiness Cards


The Marathon City Council, meeting in regular session Jan. 10, took the following actions: Unanimously approved a conditional use for a highend, eight-unit RVpark for the owners of the Marathon Marina and Lazy Days South restaurant on 11th Street. The ownership group has demolished six trailers that were there in hopes of opening the park on a .92-acre lot adjacent to the restaurant. City records say the owners have repaired the seawall and installed fencing. They also built a 6,247-squarefoot pool and deck area and a 1,050-square-foot bathroom facility. Dennis Zecca and his partners purchased the Flamingo Inn on Grassy Key and transferred eight of its 12 transient building rights to the 11th Street site. The city has a moratorium in place on new hotel-room allocations.Unanimously approved a version of an ordinance over which Monroe County is battling the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It puts the onus on local governments to determine whether some 50,000 parcels of land-countywide contain threatenedor endangered-species habitat. Its part of a 2010 settlement of a 1990 lawsuit three environmental groups filed against FEMAand the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Planning Director George Garrett said he feels comfortable with the terms of the settlement as it pertains to the city. Cities are more densely populated than unincorporated Monroe and contain less potential habitat, and therefore have far less endangered-species habitat with which to deal. Unincorporated Monroe is in danger of probation and subsequent suspension from FEMAs National Flood Insurance Program if it doesnt comply with the agencys mandate. This [law] resolves the problem [for the city] and keeps us in good graces with FEMAand the NFIP, Garrett told the council Tuesday.Decided to put old street signs up for sale at the Original Marathon Seafood Festival on March 10 and 11. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Societys Relay for Life. Public Works Manager Carlos Solis told the Keynoter every street sign in the city is being replaced with new ones that meet Federal Highway Administration requirements for reflectivity at night.Im hoping to be done with the whole city in another four or five weeks, he said.Vice Mayor Dick Ramsay said on Tuesday that $25 would buy a sign outright, but bids can be placed at a lower amount. The citys Relay for Life team will man a booth selling the signs. KeysNet.com Keynoter 6A Wednesday,January 18,2012 George M. Botelho, M.D.Board-Certi ed Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 305-743-4005KEY LARGO97671 Overseas HwyMARATHON5701 Overseas Hwy #17Medicare & Most Major Insurances Accepted Languages Spoken Spanish, Russian, Portuguese Scholl to lay out city hall proposalThe Key West City Commission is scheduled to hear tonight a presentation from City Manager Jim Scholl on various plans for rebuilding a fire station, city hall or both at 525 Angela St.Thats where City Hall has been situated historically. Now, city staff works in rented offices in Habana Plaza on Flagler Avenue because the Angela Street build has mold and other problems.Mayor Craig Cates has long pushed for rehabbing Glynn Archer Elementary School on White Street as a city hall. Hes working on it with the Monroe County School District but nothing is final.For Angela Street, a package put together by architect Michael Ingram of mbi/k2m indicates four schemes ranging in price from $4.8 million to $27.1 million.On the low end, just a fire station would go up, whereas the $27 million price tag would buy a new fire station, administrative building and three-story parking garage. Also on the agenda for tonights meeting, set to begin at 6 p.m. in Old City Hall on Greene Street, is discussion of how to proceed with a search for a new city manager.Scholl announced earlier this month that after five years on the job, he would not seek a contract extension, meaning his tenure is up in July. Scholl, the former commanding officer of Naval Air Station Key West, earns about $180,000 annually.Commissioners have indicated a preference to hire someone with several years experience working in municipal government as identified through an internal and external search process.Also tonight, Commissioner Tony Yaniz is sponsoring a resolution supportive of efforts by the some in the state Legislature to prohibit sending text messages while driving.Florida is among 15 states that dont have such a ban; the National Transportation Safety Council estimates about 1.3 million auto wrecks are caused each year by drivers using their cell phones.Until action is taken at the state level to undo it, theres a law on the books that bans cities from passing measures aimed at the regulation of operator or passenger use of commercial mobile radio services and other electronic communications devices in a motor vehicle.Hes looking at rebuilding on AngelaBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WESTFather, son charged with poachingTwo men from Tennessee tried to enhance their aquarium by chiseling coral from a popular and protected reef Friday off Islamorada, state authorities say. Ronald Fitzgerald, 63, and his son Joseph Fitzgerald, 33, were charged with state laws against possessing coral after they were found in possession of corals near the Alligator Reef Light. Reefs around the light are designated as a Sanctuary Protected Area within the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Additional federal charges could be filed. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the crew aboard the Islamorada snorkel boat Happy Cat called in the report of possible coral poaching. Crew aboard U.S. Coast Guard and FWC boats responded and found the father and son on a small boat at the reef. Acooler [on their boat was] filled with numerous hard and stony corals along with countless marine life, said Officer Bobby Dube, an FWC spokesman. Officers also found two chisels and a chisel hammer on their vessel which was used to extract the coral from the reef. The defendants later confessed to collecting coral and marine life because they wanted it for their aquarium back home, Dube said. Asanctuary biologist who inspected the underwater area reported finding an additional chisel hammer lying on the bottom, along with the various locations that the corals were poached from, Dube said. Damaging and possessing live corals in Florida Keys waters are violations of state and federal law. The state charges filed Friday are second-degree misdemeanors.Chisels,hammer found on boat, authorities sayON THE WATER By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSmall RVpark gets final approvalAnd for $25, you can buy street signBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON CRASH LANDING Photo by SHERIFFS OFFICE SGT.EVAN CALHOUNThis 2010 Velocity experimental airplane lands on its belly after the landing gear failed to lower Sunday afternoon at Key West International Airport.The plane,piloted by Taras Rud,37,of Vero Beach,had three adults and a child aboard. No one was injured.The runway was closed from 1:03 to 1:45 p.m.as the plane was removed.NEWS BRIEFSLand Stand has Saturday sessionEnvironmental group Last Stand, based in Key West, holds its annual membership meeting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center at the Truman Waterfront in Key West. Its also an open house for the general public and will feature as the keynoter speaker Jim Murley, a former state Department of Community Affairs chief and the husband of former Key West Planning Director Amy Kimball-Murley. Jim Murley now heads the South Florida Regional Planning Council. The evening will include food and drinks, and a social following the program. There is no charge.


Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,JANUARY 18,2012 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B Do it yourself Got a leaky faucet or other minor problem in the home? Consider fixing it yourself to save money. Story,4B Unsung heroes Seventy-nine volunteers for Florida Keys nonprofits are honored Friday as 2012s unsung heroes. Story,4B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyleConchs close in on undefeated seasonUnbudging in its resolve to remain undefeated, the Key West High School boys basketball team survived its second serious challenge in a week Saturday night and defeated St. Brendan, 71-65, to improve to 10-0 with three games left in the regular season. What seemed would be an easy District 16-4Avictory turned out to be a tense down-the-stretch battle. Early in the third quarter, the Conchs, playing their usual strong game inside and outside, were ahead, 43-28, much to the satisfaction of a large Bobby Menendez Gym crowd and Key West coach Anton Lopez, a sartorial vision in red shirt, white sport coat and designer jeans. But St. Brendan because of what Lopezs son, forward JeQuan Lopez, said was a lack of defense staged a stirring comeback. For a long stretch, the much-bigger Conchs had difficulty getting stops against a team whose only 6-footer is 6-2 Santi Becharra. Becharra, though, loomed as a giant in pink shoes, scoring a game-high 33 points. When he wasnt scoring, teammate Brian Galvan was, mainly on acrobatic reverse layups. Galvan scored all of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and his basket with 4:26 to play cut the lead to 56-55. But the Conchs, who overcame a comeback by Gulliver Prep four nights earlier, refused to yield the lead. Tony Guieb swished a 3point shot and Ryan Wagner made two free throws to make it 61-56. Wagner scored eight of his 20 points in the last four minutes, and in that span was six for six from the foul line. I like to be in those situations, he said afterward. After Galvan scored with 47 seconds left to bring the Sabres to within four points at 67-63, Thomas Butler answered for the Conchs with 25 seconds on the clock. Becharra made his final basket with 12 seconds left and the Sabres were still alive, down 69-65. But Wagner then iced the game with two free throws. Key West made eight 3pointers, four by Lopez, who had 18 points. Butler scored 12, Anthony Rice had 11, Guieb eight and Elliot Valdez two. The Conchs, ranked ninth in the state in 4Aby MaxPreps, will not play again until 6 p.m. Jan. 28 when they host Mariner High. Then theyll close the regular season with rematches at Marathon (Feb. 1) and Ransom Everglades (Feb. 4).Team is now 10-0 following win over SabresDICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BASKETBALL CORAL SHORES SOCCER Lady Canes enter postseason with three-game winning streakCoral Shores High Schools Lady Hurricanes rode a three-game win streak into Tuesdays opening round of the District 162Asoccer tournament, being played at Miamis Carrollton. Coral Shores (12-3) held the No. 2 seed in the tournament, drawing the host No. 7 seed Cyclones in the first round late (results pending at press time). The winner of the firstround game advanced to face the Terra Institute-St. Brendan winner in Thursdays semifinal round. Semifinal games at Carrollton will be played at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. The district title game is 11 a.m. Saturday at Carrollton in Coconut Grove. Coral Shores put the capper on its 12-3 regular season with a 5-1 win Jan. 11 at Coral Reef in Broward County. Striker Jasmine Paterson scored three goals, with Iris Dunn and Elle Leopold each scoring one. We got four early goals and then let our reserves get some well-deserved playing time, head coach Arthur Paterson said. Paterson said he likes the way the Hurricanes looked heading into the district tournament, where a championship battle against archrival Gulliver Prep seems almost inevitable. The Lady Canes also notched decisive wins in beating Florida Christian, 7-1, Jan. 6; and Marathon High School, 8-1, Jan. 10. Were doing a much better job of scoring on our opportunities, Paterson said. The Lady Canes appear to be peaking going to the postseason at the just right time, he said. Development of the team as whole has been impressive, he said. Theyre moving the ball around, reversing and looking for the open space. This is important because we need the whole team involved if were going to play with teams like Gulliver, Paterson said. We cant rely one or two players to dominate. Everybody has to get involved.Paterson hits three goals at Coral ReefBy KEVIN WADLOWkwadlow@keynoter.comKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCoral Shores soccer seniors (from left) Jasmine Paterson,Cami Lopez and Jenn Doyle are recognized after they played their final home game for the Lady Hurricanes.The 12-3 team enters postseason play this week.Sails, dolphin still near the reefThe Gulf Stream is still holding in close to the reef edge from Looe Key to Islamorada. Its butted right up against some very cool, dirty water coming out of the Gulf of Mexico, creating a distinct color change and temperature difference that the sailfish and dolphin just love. There have also been quite a few king mackerel on the color change. These fish are hitting all variety of live baits from ballyhoo and pilchards to goggle eyes. On the reef itself, the yellowtail snapper bite had been high quality until the weekend cold front. As the water temps recover with the warming trend slated for the week, this fishing should get good again. There have been quite a few Spanish and cero mackerel mixed with the yellowtail, as well as some very nice mutton snapper. Heres a little trick to catching the muttons that take up residence in your yellowtail slick: Drift a large chunk of ballyhoo back in the slick much as you would for the tails, except use 20-pound gear rather than the standard 12pound yellowtail gear. If youre hooking into some king mackerel while mutton fishing but youre getting more bite-offs than landings, add a threeor four-inch trace of No. 2 or No. 3 wire in front of the hook and you will catch the kings as well as the muttons. Hawk Channel provides its usual assortment of snapper, including some very nice lanes approaching 15 to 17 inches. Also, there are still some hogfish around, although this bite has slowed a bit due to the cooler water. Additionally, were finding large porgy, some Florida pompano and even the occasional sheepshead around the channel humps and coral heads. In the bay waters, the Spanish mackerel bite remains consistent and, with the warming waters, hopefully the mangrove snapper bite will perk up too.The weeks bestTerry Blose, Delena Guerin, Nicole Subklew and Gary Guerin had a great day aboard the Papa Pips with Capt. Howard Kelley and mate Jay Kelsheimer out of Captain Pips Marina and Hideaway in Marathon. They caught a nice king mackerel, plenty of yellowtail snapper and a hogfish. On another outing, Kelley, with mate Neil Apley, put a group from Troy, N.Y., on a good catch of dolphin. Adam Hart, Nate Boehm and Chris Boehm had a great time despite some rough seas. Also docked at Captain Pips, Capt. Jeff Shelar ofSpanish macks and yellowtail also bitingFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYS Lady Dolphins open district todayThe Marathon High School girls soccer team struggled offensively Saturday, two days after notching a second win over district rival Westminster Christian School. The Dolphins played Ransom Everglades to a scoreless tie at the half on Saturday, but the Raiders netted three second-half goals in a 3-0 shutout win. We were missing a couple players and that hurts us. We need 13, 14 strong to do well. It was a great first half but we couldnt get anything going offensively, coach Lynn Landry said. Landry said the team (129) tired on defense in the second half after failing to establish possession in the midfield most of the way. They were comparable to us, but we didnt play a full game, he said. The game was the Dolphinsfinal regular-season tilt as it prepares for yet another matchup with Westminster today. Marathon hosts the District 16tournament. The Dolphins will hope for another performance like Thursdays from junior forward Taylor Konrath. She scored all of Marathons goals in a 5-1 win over the Warriors. She probably played one of the best games shes had all years. She made good runs and we were able to give her the ball so she could work with it, Landry said. Konrath had a hat trick in the first half alone, before adding two more second half goals to put Westminster away. Marathon is scheduled to host Westminster at 4 p.m. today in the opening round of District 16 tournament play. No. 1 seed Palmer Trinity School will play Island Christian School after that. The district final is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at Marathon.12-9 squad plays rival WestminsterBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON SOCCER Canes fall to Country Day in nail-biter of a hoops gameCoral Shores High scored a season-high 75 points in Fridays overtime basketball game against Miami Country Day, but the visiting Spartans made just one shot more. Country Day (10-7) rallied late to force the extra period, then edged the Hurricane boys with a 3pointer in the final seconds for the 78-75 final. It was a barn-burner, said Cane head coach Jay Sanderson. Coral Shores (4-12) still smarting from a 30point loss to Country Day when the Canes fielded just six players in a Jan. 5 game over holiday break came out strong and grabbed an 11-point halftime lead. We controlled the game until the final four minutes when [Country Day] tied it and sent it into overtime, Sanderson said. We missed key free throws that would have ended it in regulation. The Spartans made a steal with 14 seconds left in overtime and hit a 3-pointer to end the game. Freshman guard Alberto Anderson scored a teamhigh 25 points for the Canes, and grabbed 11 rebounds. Center Will Ismer scored another double-double with 20 points and 14 boards. Terrell Taylor turned in an all-around game with nine points, six boards, three steals and two blocks. And seven of the nine Canes who took the floor scored, Sanderson noted. Results of Tuesdays game against district contender Gulliver Prep were pending at press time. The Canes play a 7 p.m. Friday home game against Archbishop Carroll.Miami team hits a trey for the winCORAL SHORES BASKETBALL See Fishing,2BChris Johnson CaptainsColumn By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com


Catch-Em-All Charters reports a few dolphin and sailfish offshore last week. Inshore, his anglers caught lots of nice snapper, hogfish and mackerel, and he says the larger kings are beginning to show up. Amberjack are plentiful on the wrecks, and Tim Shrakes from Kansas City, Mo., caught a hefty 50-pounder. The Bultema family from Schererville, Ind., fished with Capt. Bob Brown of Sundance Sportfishing out of the Seven Mile Marina in Marathon. They caught snapper, mackerel and grouper (released) on the reef and then some large amberjack on the deep wrecks to give the ladies a big fight. Great meals from plenty of good-eating fish. The crew of the SeaSquared spent the week fishing families and groups from nearly every state on the eastern seaboard as well as Ohio, Michigan and Minnesota. We had excellent action in Hawk Channel and on the reef with hogfish, all the snapper species, porgy, mackerel and lots of legal-size grouper that were released. Mike Allen and Dana Kent, from Kent Island. Md., fished with Capt. Kevin Wilson of Knee Deep Charters out of Geiger Key Marina. They fished the reef and came back to the dock with a limit of yellowtail snapper and a bonus 20-pound kingfish. They also released a 25-pound barracuda.Casting contestCapt. Spiders Casting for Charity takes place Thursday at Saltys Waterfront Grill, located at the 7 Mile Marina, mile marker 47.5 bayside in Marathon. The fun contest runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and will benefit Save-A-Turtle. 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 at743-5305, SeaSquared@bellsouth.net and www.SeaSquaredCharters.com KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday,January 18,2012 Tropical Springs Realty 103100 Overseas Hwy #51, Key Largo, FL 33037 5 5 CountyReal EstateTeamTheDonna Steele 305.453.1770 Sherry Fell 954.554.0770 COMPLETELY RENOVATED WATERFRONT MOBILE HOME! Priced at $500,000! Shows beautifully. Concrete dock with direct bay access. Brand new siding & windows. From Story,1BKey West Conchs drop theirregular-season finaleThe Key West High boys soccer team, which hadnt played in nearly a month, had long looked forward to Friday nights game against undefeated American Heritage Plantation. Coach Rob Eggers had said the Conchs were going to shock the world on Friday the 13th. It didnt happen. Key West lost to the Patriots, 7-0, in their final regular-season game before a small bundled-up crowd at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. The positive-thinking approach apparently didnt follow through, Eggers said. It didnt go as I had visualized. The Conchs playing in new uniforms donated by the 1947 Princeton University soccer team, of which Eggersfather was a member looked energized early in the game and trailed by only 2-0 at halftime against a team that has allowed only six goals all season. That was acceptable, Eggers said. Then it fell apart. As the coach, I feel responsible that we didnt play as a team in the second half, Eggers said. We did some great dribbling against skilled defenders, but it didnt get us any goals. Heritage, which improved to 16-2-2 and 8-0 in District 16-3A, was as good as expected. It was like a soccer-instruction video, Eggers said. They pass the ball crisply and anticipate where other players are going. The Conchs (6-7-1, 2-6) will play a first-round game Monday in the district tournament at Heritage. Eggers said the team probably will be seeded seventh.Squad opens postseason on MondayBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST SOCCER Photo by BERT BUDDEEThis shot by Key Wests Orion Jones sailed wide of the net during the Conchs7-0 loss to American Heritage.Watsons 18 leads Lady ConchsAvenging an earlyDecember loss, the Key West High girls basketball team breezed to a 5840 victory over St. Brendan in a District 164Agame Saturday at the Bobby Menendez Gym. The victory secured the second seed in next months district tournament, which means the Conchs will wear white uniforms when they play third-seeded St. Brendan yet again, even though the semifinal game will be on St. Brendans court. We have more white uniforms than red, so that means more girls can go, said coach Tez Waters. So what did the Conchs do Saturday that they failed to do in a 4542 loss to the Sabres in Miami? We ran the offense better and communicated better, Waters said. Key West, which never trailed, was led by Shaniya Watson, who scored 18 points. Shes the best player in the district, said longtime St. Brendan coach Bill Healy. Alexsa Rahming scored 12, Mikayla Stansbury 11, Jamica Mack eight, Britnae Mingo four, Ryann Appleby and Shelisa Page two each, and Brooke Marsden one. The Conchs dominated the smaller Sabres, scoring most of their baskets on short-range shots or layups and drawing a lot of fouls. They were 19 of 35 from the free-throw line. Were not physical and were not big, Healy said. We made too many mistakes and turnovers. And we missed 15 free throws. You cant miss 15 free throws in a game like this. Key West, which was coming off a 40-30 victory at Marathon on Friday night, improved to 5-4 overall and 2-3 in district. St. Brendan dropped to 912 and 3-3. The Conchs will close the regular season at home against district opponent Coral Shores at 6 p.m. Friday.Team locks up second seed in tournamentBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BASKETBALLLady Conchs nearly upset RaidersIts likely that the Key West High girls soccer team will miss qualifying for the state playoffs this season a rarity but the Conchs can look back with satisfaction at their performance in Saturday afternoons final regular-season game at Gulliver Prep in Miami. Gulliver went into the game with a 17-0-1 record and was ranked first in Florida and fourth in the country by MaxPreps. Still, the Conchs gave the Raiders all they could handle before losing, 10. It was the first time the longtime rivals had met in five years. It was an extremely impressive display of defense from us, said coach Scott Paul. We played defense possibly as well as you can play it. The games only goal came in the first half when a curving Gulliver shot got past keeper Angela Martin. We had four attempts and one legitimate breakaway, said Paul, but they had a fantastic keeper. The breakaway came with 10 minutes left in the game. Sophomore Caila DeAbreu took a through pass from Kendall Galvan and dribbled toward the goal. But keeper Sophie Trujillio came out and DeAbreu tried a shot that was wide right. The loss left the Conchs with a 10-9-1 record and came after a 4-0 victory over Ransom Everglades on Friday afternoon at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. Seniors Galvan and Robyn DeRoche scored in their final home game, and sophomores Devin Mitchell and Lauren Schoneck each added a goal. Key West played Pompano Beach on Tuesday night in a district-tournament semifinal game at American Heritage completed too late for todays paper. If the Conchs won, they will play Heritage at 5 this afternoon. Teams falls 1-0 to the 17-0-1 squadBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST SOCCER Photo by KAREN McKEONAnglers (from left) John Murphy and Larry Smorgala fished with captains Bucko Platt,B.J. Meyer and Ethan Wallace on the Silent Hunter boats over teh weekend and landed this nice catch of a dozen cobia.The boats are docked at the 7 Mile Marina in Marathon.Catches plentiful 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 Photo by BERT BUDDEDevin Mitchell of Key West heads in a goal against Ransom Everglades keeper Charlsey Zyne during the Conchs' victory Friday.


Wednesday,January 18,2012 3B Keynoter KeysNet.comLady Eagles open district todayIsland Christian Schools Lady Eagles take the field at Marathon High School today to face Palmer Trinity in the District 16-ATournament. The Lady Eagles (6-51) play at 6 p.m. in the tournaments first round. Coach Sheryl Yost said her squad was playing some of its best soccer in sweeping the final two matches of the regular season. The Eagles edged Westwood Christian, 2-1, Friday in Miami. Jazmine Rivera and Alexandra Montagne each scored one goal, while goalie Kaylyn Wyatt and the ICS defense held Westwood at bay. This was a very good game where both teams played well, Yost said. In the home finale Jan. 10, the Eagles outscored rival Princeton Christian, 6-2. Alexandra Montagne and Rivera each scored two goals for the Eagles. Sammie Egan and Jasmine Theodosiou both had solo goals. Seniors Brittni Dudley and Lauren Montagne were recognized at their final home game. Brittni and Lauren anchored our team and played well all season, Yost said.Boys hoopsThe varsity basketball Eagles (0-6) take on Colonial Christian in a 6 p.m. Friday home game. Results from games earlier this week against International School of Broward County and Princeton Christian were pending at press time.They take on Palmer Trinity at MarathonISLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOLCanes postseason starts MondayCoral Shores Highs boys soccer team looks for a victory to close the regular season in a Friday trip to Oasis Charter of Cape Coral. The Hurricanes (9-5-1) are using the road game to prepare for Mondays opening round of the District 162ATournament, being played at Coral Shores Tavernier field. We definitely need to make some adjustments so well be trying to sharpen our game for the tournament, head coach Jorge Bosque said. The Hurricanes own the No. 3 seed in the seven-team tournament by virtue of a 74-1 district slate. That puts them in the 5 p.m. Monday game against the No. 7 team (rankings were pending at press time). The winner of Coral Shoresopening game moves against the No. 1 seed, likely Ransom Everglades, at 4 p.m. Jan. 25. The Canes lost a 4-0 decision Thursday to district No. 2 seed Gulliver Prep (16-13) at home after holding the Raiders scoreless in the opening half. This was a big improvement from the first time we played them, Bosque said of Novembers 8-0 Raider in the early season. We worked on our scenario and it basically went according to plan, Bosque said. The Canes packed the defensive end to keep -Gullivers offense in check, but the Raiders managed to break the deadlock with a goal early in the second half. With the Canes moving to answer, that opened other scoring opportunities for the talented Raider squad. Cane goalie Robert Lietaert made 18 saves and kept playing after a hard crash with a Gulliver attacker in the box.Net squad ranked 3rd in tourneyCORAL SHORES SOCCERDolphin hoopsters fall to PatriotsAsignificant size disadvantage and a rare mental mistake led to a 65-50 Marathon boys basketball loss Friday against Florida Christian School. Young and largely undersized, the Dolphins were dealing with 6-foot-8 and 6-foot-9 post players on the Patriotsfront court. But Marathon (2-10) kept the game close, trailing just 12-10 after one quarter. Senior Dwayne Ellis had five points and Nelson Rojas hit a three-pointer. We played man-to-man [defense] and their biggest guy got two early fouls and was done for the first half. But the other big guy was hurting us, coach Kevin Freeman said. The score was 26-26 at halftime. The Dolphins were up 26-22 just before the break, but a pair of turnovers led to Patriots baskets. But we felt good going in [to the half.] This is the no. 1 team in the district, Freeman said. Florida Christian outscored Marathon 15-8 in the third quarter and took a 41-34 lead into the fourth quarter. The Dolphins chances took a big blow when senior guard Trevelle Beckford always a calm and reliable player fouled out of the game with six minutes left. He was called for a fourth personal foul and picked up a technical afterward. He was frustrated and nothing was going his way. It wasnt a big blowup, but the [referee] heard him say something and called it, Freeman said. Ellis had 10 points in the fourth, and Peter Culver sank two three-pointers. But the Dolphins were forced to start fouling to extend the game with 2:00 remaining and the Patriots hit free throws to extend their lead. Freeman said the team gained confidence despite losing by playing District 16s top team closely throughout. Ellis led the team with 22 points and 10 rebounds, while Beckford had 13 points, four rebounds and four steals. Culver added six points and eight rebounds. The Dolphins were scheduled to visit Westminster Christian School Tuesday, but results werent available at press time. The team is slated to host Center of Life Academy today at 6:30 p.m.Marathon stays close through most of gameBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BASKETBALL Lady Conchs stop the FinsKey West High School snapped rival Marathon Highs three-game winning streak Friday with a 40-30 win on the Dolphinshome court. Conchs coach Tez Waters said she started playing almost exclusively younger players early in the game. We wanted to give our younger players a chance right out of the gate to get the experience of a starting situation, she said. The Dolphins a young squad up and down the roster played the Conchs close, but trailed by 10 points at halftime. The teams played an even second half and Key West won the game by the same 10-point margin. They played with good intensity and focus. Our girls are getting better and I think theyll be surprising teams in the near future, Marathon coach Leslie Lindsey said. Senior Shelisa Page led the Conchs with 12 points coming off the bench, while junior Mikayla Stansbury had 11. Senior Shaniya Watson had seven points and Brooke Marsden had three. Johnisha Qualls led the Dolphins with nine points. Yailin Nieda had eight while Cassidy Van Voorst, Jessica Forest and Gardine Raymond each had four. Marathon (4-10) was scheduled to visit Westminster Christian School Tuesday, but results were not available at press time. The girls are slated to host Palmer Trinity School Friday at 4:30 p.m. Key West (5-4) wraps up its regular season with a Friday home game against Coral Shores High School at 6 p.m.Page leads all with 12 points, Qualls has 9By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BASKETBALL Photo courtesy KAREN McKEONMarathon High Schools Johnisha Qualls hounds Key West High Schools Sahara Graff for a loose ball during the Conchs40-30 victory in Marathon Friday. Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCoral ShoresNick Hortensi (21) comes out to challenge a Gulliver Prep attack in the Hurricanes4-0 loss to the district rival Jan.12.The Canes host the District 6 16-2A Tournament Monday. GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com


KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday,January 18,2012 Facials Non-Surgical Facelifts Manicures & Pedicures Waxing Lash & Brow tinting Haircuts & Color305-923-1943 305-289-001461 53rd Street, Ocean, Marathon Gioias Hair & Nail SalonWelcomesElizabeth WestonEstetician, Stylist, Manicurist Private & Comfortable Room Available for Men & Women EXHIBIT A TO MEMBERS OF FLORIDAKEYS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOC., INC.NOTICE OF ELECTION OF TWO DIRECTORS The Board of Directors of Florida Keys Electric Cooperative Association, Inc. (FKEC) has set the following dates for the District Elections for two positions on the Board of Directors: District 1 Key Largo area northeast of the section line common to March 13, 2012 Sections 6 and 7, TWP-62S, R. 39E, southerly of Mandalay Subdivision Dade/Monroe County Line on U.S. 1 (including Ocean Reef) to Mile Marker 97.7. District 2 Tavernier area southeast of the section line as established March 14, 2012 southerly of Mandalay Subdivision and northeast of Snake Creek.The incumbent directors of the two districts have decided to stand for re-election. In the event only one qualified member from a district for each position is so nominated, that member shall be declared elected. Elections will be held on the above dates between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in each district. Polling locations for the District 1 election are at the Key Largo Lions Den and, for the convenience of our members living in northernKey Largo, at the Ocean Reef Academy. The polling location for the District 2 election is at the FKEC Headquarters Lobby. Directors elected at the district elections shall serve for a period of three years, and will take office at the first regular or special meeting after the Annual Membership Meeting to be held on Saturday, April 21, 2012. Members interested in becoming candidates and placing their names in nominationfor membership on the Board of Directors are hereby notified of the qualificationsand election procedures prescribed by the Bylaws of Florida Keys Electric Cooperative Association, Inc. A candidate for director must be a member of FKEC and bona fide resident of the district he/she represents and have 12 months residency in the area served by the Cooperative. The candidate must not be a minor. No candidate may in any way be employed by or have a substantial financial interest in a competing enterpriseor a business selling electric energy or supplies to FKEC; or be the incumbent for an elective public office in connection with which a salary or compensation is paid. Candidates must submit a nominating petition with fifteen (15) or more signaturesof members residing in the voting district no less than forty-five (45) days prior to the date of the district elections specified above. Nominating petitions for District 1 must be received by FKEC by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2012, for District 2 must be received by FKEC by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2012. (Please allow time for verification of signatures). Nomination petition forms may be obtained from the FKEC T avernier Headquarters. A copy of the FKEC bylaws may be obtained from FKEC offices. The election will be given widespread publicity prior to the election date.By Order of the Board of Directors Florida Keys Electric Cooperative Association, Inc. Published: 01/18/2012 The Keynoter, Marathon, FL33050 CLASSIFIED ADS 743-5551 Living79 unsung heroes honored FridayThe Community Foundation of the Florida Keys holds its 11th annual Unsung Hero/Volunteer of the Year Awards banquet Friday at the Casa Marina Resort on Reynolds Street in Key West. Social hour is at 11 a.m., the banquet starts at noon. The event brings together more than 330 people from Keys nonprofit and philanthropic groups to honor those who have answered the call for volunteerism the past year. This year, 79 will be honored. Following are their names and affiliations:Key West Art & Historical Society: Ellen Engelson.Key West Writers Guild: Diana Reif.Monroe Association of ReMARCable Citizens: Michael Marrero.Florida Keys Outreach Coalition: Niels Hubbell.American Legion Auxiliary 168: Marcia Sweeting Somersall.The Studios of Key West: Jane Grannis. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Keys Area: Suzanne Sullivan.Key West Garden Club: Mary Sandusky. Friends of the Aids Memorial: Clayton Lopez. Domestic Abuse Shelter: Larry Kahn.Tropic Cinema: Ian Brockway.Florida Keys Healthy Start Coalition: Dr. George Peterson. USGCG Ingram MemorialMuseum: Southernmost Chiefs Association.Key West Pops: Jeffrey Grosky.Southernmost Homeless Assistance League: Mayor Craig Cates.American Cancer Society: Josie Koler. Early Learning Coalition of MiamiDade/Monroe: Alan Eckstein.Navy League Key West: Carolyn Williams.Habitat for Humanity of Key West and the Lower Florida Keys: David Miller.I Believe Foundation: Rev. R.J. Starr.Canon John H. Reece Scholarship Fund: Darlene Bennett.Old Island Restoration Foundation: Bill Beck.Key West Botanical Garden Society: Susie Reutling.Key West Womans Club: Ann Eid.Friends of the Key West Library: Jane Dawkins.Historic Florida Keys Foundation: Laura DockeryGood Health Clinic: Dr. Leslie Safer.Impromptu Classical Concerts: Ruth Anne and Jon Davis.Unity of the Keys Spiritual Center: Naomi Hazeltine.Helpline: Clinton Barras.Cancer Foundation of the Florida Keys: Gale Killion.Trophia Butterfly Foundation:Richard Stephens.Last Stand: Tina Henize.Habitat For Humanity of the Upper Keys: Dan McAfee.VisitingNurse Association/Hospice of the Florida Keys: Rosemary Hymes.Heron-Peacock Supported Living: Maurene Freedman. Westcare Guidance/ Care Center: Marjorie Mearns.Hemingway Look-ALike Society: Patti Carey.FloridaKeys Community College Foundation: M. Pat Miller.Conch Life Scramble: Lee Christine Young.Metropolitan Community Church: Joan Higgs.Zonta of Key West: Amber Shaffer.Pete Rosin Scholarship Fund: Joan Walters.Save Our Pines: Ed Reilly.AIDS Help: Joey Schroeder.Montessori Childrens School: Eva Hamilton.Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Key West: Clifford Saylor.Wesley House Family Services: Kirsti Madeo and Pat Madiedo.Sigsbee Charter School: Ron Demes.Be the Change of the Florida Keys: Mark Todaro.Womankind: Dr. Kris Bly.Samuels House: Violet Montero.Reef Environmental Education Foundation: Nancy Perez.Sister Season Fund: Surrey Westrupp.Take Stock in Children/Monroe County: Charles Lee.Literacy Volunteers: Maria Triana.Sculpture Key West: June and Clark Luster.Marathon Wild Bird Center: Jerry Underhill.KeysChorale: Genevieve Kelly.Florida Keys Council of the Arts: Carolyn Sullivan.United Way of the Florida Keys: Erin OHara.Educational Coalition for Monroe County: Marie and Peter Pittman.Anne McKee Artist Fund: Carol Tedesco.Keys Kids: Michelle Elgeralbi.Florida Keys SPCA: Kim Wilkerson.Florida Keys Childrens Shelter: Rick Ramsay and Don Hiller.History of Diving Museum:Zhanna Cashdollar.SunriseRotary Foundation: Matt Babich.Leadership Monroe County: Manny Madruga.Voices for Florida Keys Children: Kathy Lasseter.American Civil Liberties Union: John Gish.Waterfront Playhouse: Rob Carlson.RPMNautical Foundation: Rae Burns.Key West Orchid Society: Florence Bousquet.Red Barn Theatre: Michele Grahl.Key West Rotary Club Foundation: Tommy Haskins.Lower Keys Chapter 1851, AARP: Richard Overmann.Friends of Fort Taylor: Matthew Massoud.American Red Cross: Margaret Blair.Keys foundation recognizes those who volunteerVOLUNTEERISMKnow when you can do it yourselfIn times of economic hardship, do it yourself is a tempting mantra for many homeowners with dripping faucets, running toilets, leaky windows or sticky locks. The savings can add up when you dont have to call a repairman, especially for things like painting, plumbing and appliance repair, said Ken Collier, editor in chief of The Family Handyman. Parts are a small part of the cost. Labor is huge, he said. If things go wrong? With a small job, Collier said, Worst case, you have to hire a pro and eat some crow. There are some home repairs, of course, that an unskilled homeowner should avoid, among them situations where having heavy equipment makes the job go much better, especially outdoors, Collier said. Also avoid jobs where you could injure yourself or damage property. Chris Long, a member of the Home Depot do-it-yourself team, recommends calling an expert to replace a tub or shower valve, or do more involved electrical work. And while any reasonably careful person can hang drywall, Collier said, taping it to cover the seams and joints is very much an art where a practiced hand makes a huge difference. But many other household repairs and projects can be tackled by a do-it-yourselfer who takes the time to learn whats required. When taking on a project, begin by finding out where in your home you turn off the water and gas, and how the circuit breakers work. If you need a professional to show you, hire one. Youll also need a good set of tools. Collier recommends such things as a 20ounce straight claw hammer, a utility knife, linesmans pliers, a flexible putty knife, a four-in-one screwdriver, a cordless drill-screwdriver, a 25-foot measuring tape and an adjustable crescent wrench. Add to that a plunger, groove-joint pliers and duct tape. If youre going to do electrical work, be sure to have a voltage sniffer. Electricity is scary stuff, and a voltage sniffer is a really safe way to know everything is off, Collier says. Theres a wealth of material online, including videos for the do-it-yourselfer. Even unskilled homeowners should be able to do some basic appliance repairs, Collier said, such as changing a dryer belt. Other jobs that a do-ityourselfer can learn include repairing drywall, replacing a deadbolt, or installing a new light fixture or ceiling fan. Heres where that voltage sniffer comes in. If you know how to confidently turn that breaker off and you can test it to verify it, you can change that fixture, said Danny Lipford, who hosts nationally syndicated TVand radio shows and is a contributing design editor for Better Homes and Gardens. Plumbing repairs also can be accessible even to the novice. Atoilet is really a very simple mechanism and the parts are readily available to change out, Lipford said. First, the cause of the problem has to be diagnosed. Find information online, in books, or talk to a worker at your hardware store. If the toilet is running, for example, one way to figure out whats going on is to add a little food dye to the waterNot all repairs need a pro to get completedAssociated PressAROUND THE HOME See Do It ,5B


Bicycle riders unite on SundaysAnew Marathon-based group called the Cyclepaths has formed. Its simple mission: Meeting new friends while getting some exercise. The club rides 8 to 10 miles each Sunday, with socializing afterward. Call Candy Kellner at 289-2112 to find out more.Free spay,neuter clinic is on SundayCasting for Cats, the Caring for Cats Clinic and Dr. Bob Foley and the Upper Keys Veterinary Hospital have teamed to provide free cat and dog spaying and neutering on Sunday at the veterinary hospital, mile marker 87.8. To secure a required reservation, call Margie Schwartz at the Caring for Cats Clinic at 664-5575.Expert on orchids to speak tonightThe 21st annual Delicate Balance of Nature series continues tonight in Key Largo with a presentation by orchid expert Roger Hammer, who has written books on Everglades wildflowers and a guide to Everglades National Park. The free talk, sponsored by Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park, begins at 7:30 p.m. in the visitor center inside John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, mile marker 102.5 oceanside. Park gates open at 7. For more information, call Elena Muratori at 4511202.Diving museum focuses on FlaglerThe History of Diving Museum in Islamorada continues its Immerse Yourself! speakers series tonight at 7 p.m. with a free event: Henry Flagler: Floridas Patron of Progress and Technology presented by Thomas Lockyear of the Shipwreck Treasures Museum. Lockyear will focus on the technology and techniques developed specifically for the creation of the Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, and the employment of hard-hat divers in its construction. The museum is at mile marker 83 bayside. No reservations are required. To find out more, call 6649737.Family fun set for Marathon churchWhats called a Family Fun Night is planned for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Kirk of the Keys Presbyterian Church at 8877 Overseas Highway, Marathon. Food will be provided. For more information, contact Gay Ann Tangen at 743-4256.Learn to manage chronic diseaseThe Monroe County Health Department holds the first in a series of chronic-disease self-management classes from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Cornish AME Zion Church, at Whitehead and Angela streets in Key West. The six-session series covers topics such as nutrition, exercise, medication, treatments and speaking with your physician. All classes are free and open to the public. For more information, call 809-5696.Casino night set for MarathonElks Lodge 2139 in Marathon and the Marathon Business and Professional Womens Club are sponsoring a casino night Saturday at 6 p.m. It includes dinner along with games. For specifics, call 743-2652. 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If the water in the bowl turns the same color, the flapper valve is likely the problem. The flapper seals the tank, then lifts to allow water to flow into the bowl when the toilet is flushed. If the seal isnt tight, water will leak into the bowl. It could be that the chain connecting the flapper to the handle is too long or too short. Adjusting that could fix the problem. Or it could be the flapper itself. In most cases, the flapper snaps out and you can easily replace it with a new one. But first remember to turn off the water to the toilet. Its also a good idea to bring the old part to your hardware store to make sure youre purchasing a compatible new one.Compare old with the newFrom Do it,4BLIVING BRIEFS ACROSS 1Play for time 6Priority stock:Abbr. 9___ la la 12Costa ___ 16Skater Sonja 17Basque cap 19Russian range 20Red-coated cheese 21Smells strongly 22Start of a quote about fame 25Kitchen follower 26Paid performers 27Moroccan capital 28Angers 29More of quote 33Chemical ending 34Observed 35Kodak creator 39Periodic changes 42Summer time in NYC 44Name between James and Jones 46Past 47More of quote 512nd place leader 52Celeb quoters first name 53Museum inventory 54Miles or Silverman 55___ Three Lives 57Overacts 59Descend in buckets 61Vegas challenge 62Highland youth 63An apple ___... 64Did wrong 66More of quote 69Show feeling 73File extensions 75Purpose 76Incapacitate 78River to the Rhine 79Give in 82Rule Britannia composer 83Ait 85Actress McClanahan 86The Cowardly Lion 87Foxy 89More of quote 92FDR power project 93Singer Braxton 95Shoe width 961842 President and family 97Kind of exercise 100Sinister 103___ de France 104More of quote 11252 Across last name 115Sierra ___ 116Theater light 117Florences river 118End of quote 121Not ___! 122Forbids 123Sturdy shade trees 124Horn sounds 125Add it up 126Stake 127Siscounterpart 128GIs friend 129Low cards DOWN 1The Taming of the ___ 2Molars 3Highest Pyrenees mountain 4Similarly 5Brown of renown 6West of the ___ 7Just picked 8Md.neighbor 9Court event 10Noisy crawlers 11___ Khan 12Withstand 13Matinee ___ 14Some furniture 15Iowa college town 17Bite alternative 18___ Haute 19Suave 23Ordered 24Spring bloom 26Prepare for washing 30Golden Boyplaywright 31Regarding 32Stopped 36Boutique 37A Death in the Familyauthor 38Dozes 39Dish 40Employer 41Following 42PGA player Pappas 43Student 45Assist 48Prepares coffee 49Early morning workers 50Vivacity 52Hallway 56Descendant of Esau 58Spoil 60Kind of maid 63Feeble 65The old man 67Director Wertmller 68...Fuzzy Wuzzy wasnt fuzzy,___? 70Emanations 71Insect sound 72Lock of hair 74Rouse to action 77Say,in passing 79___,California 80Bruins den 81Scorch 82Writer Rand 84Tharp of dance 88Heather of TV 90GOP foes 91Lifting device 94Ice houses 98Danish metropolis 99CosmosBig ___ 101Pealed 102___ a Letter... 105Western lizard 106Belonging to Mr. Ferrari 107Take care of 108Wool weights 109Speechify 110Dentists handiwork 111Guys and ___ 112Swedish rock group 113Fatless 114Serge scourge 119A Reiner 120Debtors paper 121Env.notation Observer crossword puzzle Celeb LessonSolution in the Jan.21 Keynoter


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Furnished.Water&electric included.Nopets.$900/mo F/L/S.743-0404 MM95Large2BR1BA UnfurnApt,WD,Perfect forproffessionaladults $995moF/L/SWaterincl 305-453-1651305-394-7532 PrestigiousIndigoReef, Marathon .3BR,2-1/2BA, gated,pool,workoutroom, dockspace,coveredparking. A vailnow!F/L/S305-289-0064 ROCKHARBORMM98 2/1 upstairsduplex.Newtileflrs, woodedlot,lgfrontporch,no pets/smkg.Creditcheckreq. $900/mo,F/L/S.305-394-0873 1BR/1BA.APT. MM97.8Oceanside. Quietlocation,Nosmkng. $850/mo.F/L/S. Call305-942-8367 A A KEYLARGO BeautifulRoom $160WK,Movein$480.No Pets.W/Kitchenette,Screen Porch&Privateentrance w/everything.305-453-0803 A A KEYLARGOMM96. Ocean side.Directoceanaccess w/Oceanviews!Furn,3br,2ba/ 2br,2ba.Seasonalorannual. 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Deepwaterdock. $dependsonterms. 305-457-9804 A A HeartOfMarathonOfficeorretail.1000sqft.Next toPublix,thenewWalgreens andmarina. 561-743-3745 INDUSTRIALSPACEFOR RENT UPTO2000SF.FrontsUS1, Marathon.Greatvisibility. 289-9992FORDETAILS MARATHONCommspace forrent 2,450sqftofficeplus storage.180frontfootageon US / 1.Lotsofparking.Call John587-7529,Kurt481-4838 A A MrthnU S1-3 SpacesAvail. 1st,1500sf;2nd,1000sf,3rd, 800sf.Allcanbecombinedor rentseparate.$1/sf util, taxes&insur.305-923-9542 RETAILOROFFICESPACE BIGPINEKEYMM30 US1frontage 2600SQFTUnits Call305-394-3563 A A RVLOTSFORRENT Marathon InAdultPark Pleasecall305-743-6519 RVLOTSFORRENT DocksAvailable .Bayside, MM81.5.Fullhook-ups. 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