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WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,JANUARY 25,2012 VOLUME 59,NO.7 25 CENTS Suspect extradited A Massachusetts man accused in the Oct.28 slaying of a Key West man is brought back to the Keys for trial.Story, 4A Archer deal finalizing The School Boards hand-off of Glynn Archer Elementary School to the city of Key West is all but complete.Story, 5A HAVING A (FLAGLER) BALLAirport sets passenger markThings are looking up at Key West International Airport.Monroe County Airports Director Peter Horton says final numbers show the airport broke all-time-high passenger counts in 2011, and Southwest Airlines announced it will continue flying to the Southernmost City after buying out AirTran Airways.In a Jan. 20 statement, the Dallas-based carrier said Key West International is among 22 AirTran-served airports that would remain on its schedule and transition to Southwest over time. Southwest acquired AirTran last May.The 673,106 passengers going through the airport in 2011 far exceed the previous high of 618,174 in 2005. Counts had been steadily declining since; the number was 563,947 in 2006, 538,066 in 2007 and 453,006 in 2008.Horton said the addition of AirTran flights in December 2009 played a large role in the increased passenger counts. Thats 124,000 passengers we didnt have prior to December 2009, but they are an economic generator in that their reduced prices forces the other airlines to compete and the result is the other airlines end up carrying more passengers, he said. Horton admitted there was concern that Key West International would be among the six airports Southwest said it will stop serving effective Aug. 12. If the market wasnt as strong here, they would have dropped it. I think they recognized that and thats why they picked us as one of the 22, he said. Southwest said in a statement that out of the 69 cities AirTran flew from at the time of the acquisition, 53 are expected to convert to full Southwest Airline services. AirTran will cease operations at airports in Allentown, Pa., Lexington, Ky., Harrisburg, Pa., Sarasota, Huntsville, Ala. and White Plains, N.Y. Horton said AirTran fliesHorton cites the success of AirTran, which will continue under SouthwestBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comAVIATION Guests in period costumes attend Saturdays Flagler Ball at the Casa Marina Resort in Key West as part of celebrations honoring the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway. Oil magnate Henry Flagler, who built the railroad, developed the Casa Marina.The first train rolled into Key West on Jan.22, 1912.The railroad ended service in 1935.For more ball photos go to www .KeysNet.com/PhotosPhotos by CAROL TEDESCO/ FLORIDA KEYS NEWS BUREAU Sheriffs race is now up to 4 candidatesSaying he expects strong support from fellow deputies, a fourth candidate has joined this years race to become Monroe Countys next sheriff. Jake Brady, a 23-year Monroe County Sheriffs Office veteran now working as a sergeant in the Marathon office, filed papers to run Friday. Hes a Republican. The people who work for the Sheriffs Office are my extended family, Brady, 47, said Tuesday. When family members are in trouble and call for help, youve got to do what you can for them. Three other candidates two current Sheriffs Office law officers and a former deputy are seeking to follow Sheriff Bob Peryam, who plans to retire when his four-year term ends in January 2013. Brady said he is disheartened to see Sheriff Peryam go but contends that changes are needed in the upper ranks of the agency.The current administration represents just more of the same good olboy network that rewards their friends with a fat paycheck and a nice office space, Brady says in a campaign announcement. The rank-and-file have been looking for a candidate that they can support and have the hope for real change. I am that candidate.Agency veteran Brady:Turnover high,morale lowELECTION 2012 BRADYBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comState: College needs to tighten controlsFlorida Keys Community College has to tighten its purchase-card controls and its policy for who has access to what in the colleges computer systems, the state Auditor Generals Office says.In its audit of operations for fiscal year 2010-11, released Monday, the state points out 16 areas that need improvement, up from 14 in 2010.College President Larry Tyree told the Keynoter that while all findings are taken seriously, those of the most concern are the repeat findings such as the purchase card and information technology issues. I have had a pet peeve for many years, Tyree said, and it has to do with repeat findings. Theyre indefensible. Thats our greatest concern. We have 100 excuses but no real good reasons. The college needed to enhance controls over its purchasing card program to ensure that purchases are adequately documented, the auditors wrote. Tyrees response: The [purchasing] cards for the college were recovered from employees in February 2011. Since that time, Pcards have either been issued for specific purposes or have been used exclusively by certain individuals authorized by the college.According to the audit, in fiscal year 2010-11, 25 college staffers made purchases totaling $313,000 using purchase cards. The state points out that there are some problems related to fuel purchased for boats owned by or on loan to the college, and accounting of travel expenses.Purchase cards, computer access are big issuesKEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGEHammond files for bug boardFour-term incumbent Steve Smith has another challenger for the District 3 Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board this year.Key West resident Stephen Hammond, a Republican, filed to run on Friday, joining Democrats Smith and Key West Planning Commissioner Timothy Root.From a distance for the last six or eight years, Ive watched from the outside as the board handled business for the citizens. What I saw disturbed me and I want to be part of the change, Hammond said. Hammond, 54, stressed fiscal responsibility and said hed been unhappy with the former gang of three on the board, referring to Smith, Commissioner Joan Lord-Papy and former Commissioner Charles Langstaff.Former Director Ed Fussells $184,600 annual salary and what many critics said was a bloated budget were the big issues during the 2010 election cycle. Fussell retired in January 2011 after Langstaff his staunch supporter withdrew from the District 5 race eventually won by Upper Keys attorney Jack Bridges. Langstaff pleaded guilty inRepublican is hoping to replace SmithBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comELECTION 2012 HAMMONDSee Airport,3ASee Audit,3ASee Hammond,2ASee Brady,2A Season finaleMarathons soccer Dolphins see their season come to an end.Story, 1B Moving onwardThe soccer Hurricanes of Coral Shores High School get an overtime win and advance in the postseason.Story, 1B
Apush to give a popular Upper Keys dive spot called Snapper Ledge more protection could gain support from a federal fishery agency.Snapper Ledge, a shallow reef off Tavernier, could be declared a protected marine zone by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council.Many Upper Keys divers, spearheaded by underwater photographer Stephen Frink, describe Snapper Ledge as a vibrant reef with diverse fish life, yet it is not designated as Sanctuary Preservation Area under the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. As of this week, 3,036 people had signed an online petition to change the Snapper Ledge status to a notake zone. Efforts have been going on since 2008.Amending Keys sanctuary rules to add a new Sanctuary Preservation Area involves reports and hearings that could take until 2015 at the earliest, sanctuary officials say.Weve had requests from constituents to get it done more quickly, so in August we asked the South Atlantic Council to look into it, said David Makepeace, an Upper Keys marine educator who serves on the Sanctuary Advisory Council. Much to my surprise, they said they would look into it, Makepeace said. Frankly, I did not expect this much action this soon. At a 4 p.m. Monday meeting at the Hilton Key Largo Resort at mile marker 97, the South Atlantic Council will take general comments on several issues, including whether the agency should begin working on a marineprotected zone for Snapper Ledge. Afinal decision would be months away.Personally, I support it, Makepeace said. I dont want to create a precedent for using spot-zoning based on individual needs, but the Snapper Ledge situation and concerns are somewhat unique.Also Monday, the council also will review a proposal to establish 56 areas in Keys waters around protected elkhorn and staghorn corals where lobster-trap fishing would be banned. The zones as proposed came out of talks between the Florida Keys Commercial Fishermens Association, the Keys Sanctuary and local marine-conservation groups. Were on board for almost of the zones, except for three, FKCFAExecutive Director Bill Kelly said. Were asking them to them to shrink those or break them into two or more zones to cover a smaller area. Those three include a large area off Newfound Harbor in the Lower Keys, one off Davis Reef near Long Key, and one inside Carysfort Reef off Key Largo.Fishermen are all in favor of protecting the coral but these three zones include a lot of ground where there is no [branching coral], he said. The South Atlantic Council also is considering creating new rules that could limit the use of powerhead fishing using a spear that uses a shotgun shell to take large fish, or create a special permit for powerhead fishing.For information on the proposed rules, go to www.safmc.net .No action will be taken at Mondays meeting, but officials will explain various proposals and take comments. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,January 25,2012 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.8171 THURS.8071 FRI.8070 SAT.7970 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. 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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 BRIEFSTwo people dead in Key Largo crashTwo people died Sunday in a head-on crash at mile marker 102 of U.S. 1 in Key Largo. The Florida Highway Patrol says that about 6:15 p.m., 79-year-old Ralph Sheffler was driving a 2001 Dodge van south while Maria Esteves, 61, of Miami was driving a 2006 Toyota north. For reasons not known, Sheffler crossed the center line of U.S. 1, striking Estevescar head on. She died at the scene; the van driver was flown to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, where he died. FHPis still determining if alcohol was a factor in the crash, the agency said in a prepared statement. 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IN-HOME SERVICENathan Trigoboff (H.A.S., Doctor of Education)C.I.CNearly invisible 100% Digital$79500THE OPTICAL SHOPPE DR. BOILINI'S OFFICE743-8316451-14812375 O/S Hwy., Marathon KeyKey Largowww.hearingaidman.com OPEN FITS $995.00 THE HEARING AID MAN Deputies and other employees with boots on the ground and rubber on the road struggle to pay their rent and provide basic life necessities, he said. Brady said the Sheriffs Office is troubled by low morale and high turnover.He joined the Sheriffs Office in 1989 after serving six years in the U.S. Marine Corps, and has been a primary field-training officer and supervisor for new deputies in the Middle Keys. Brady has been a member of the SWATTeam and Dive Team, and a volunteer fireman for 13 years in Marathon. Born in Toledo, Ohio, Brady spent much of his youth in the Middle Keys and attended Marathon High School before graduating in Ohio. He worked toward his bachelors degree at the University of Toledo and expects to soon complete his degree work. Two of his four adult children work in law enforcement, including a six-year deputy with the Sheriffs Office. Also running:Rick Ramsay, 46, undersheriff to Peryam. Ramsay, a Sheriffs Office colonel since 2004, joined the agency in 1987. The Republican who grew up in Marathon has worked as a road-patrol deputy, detective and regional captain.Edwin Bill Grove III, 42, of Tavernier, an investigator with the State Attorneys Office. Grove, a Republican, worked for the local Sheriffs Office from 2005 until 2010.Thomas Peteck, 52, a 24-year veteran of the Sheriffs Office. Now living on Little Torch Key, the Democrat is a civil-affairs deputy who previously worked road patrol. Race crowdedFrom Brady,1A June to homestead-exemption fraud and owed $60,000 to Levy County and Monroe County for back taxes. In the past 13 months, theres been two new [board] members and theyve changed the course of the board and are moving it in the right direction. Its now being run like its a business, Hammond said, referring to Bridges and Phil Goodman, appointed by Gov. Rick Scott last year to replace Dick Rudell, who died in office. AKey Wester for 11 years, Hammond is originally from Atlanta and holds bachelors and masters business degrees from Samford University. He said hes worked in management positions for BellSouth (now part of AT&T) and Blue Cross Blue Shield in Alabama and Mississippi. Hammond said he later opened a real estate business in Mississippi and has worked for Key West Real Estate for six years. I feel like I can bring something to the board with the financial and business background I have, he said. Chairman Bill Shaw, a Republican, filed to seek a fifth four-year term in District 4, while Republican Pat Bowman has filed to run for the District 1 seat held by fiveterm incumbent Joan Lord-Papy, a Democrat.Hammond filesFrom Hammond,1A Shafferfiles to run for Marathon City CouncilLongtime Middle Keys resident Larry Shaffer filed Thursday for a third run at the Marathon City Council.The onetime member of the citys advisory Planning Commission sought election in 2004 and 2010, losing both.Seats up in November on the five-member council are held by Mayor Pete Worthington, Ginger Snead and Dick Ramsay. He says he has the support of many residents and theyre the reason Im running, although he didnt lay out any campaign issues.Shaffer, a U.S. Navy veteran, finished last in the District 5 race in 2004 behind Chris Bull (1,440 votes) and John Repetto (657 votes). Shaffer tallied 235 votes, or 10.08 percent of the vote.By 2010, the city had switched to at-large voting, meaning the highest vote getters win election to the available seats. Shaffer placed fourth of five candidates in that election, garnering 898 votes, or 12.8 percent of the vote.Snead (1,873 votes), Ramsay (1,824 votes) and Worthington (1,807 votes) easily won that year. They received 26.69 percent, 25.99 percent and 25.75 percent of the vote, respectively. Shaffer had a very public run-in with the Monroe County Sheriffs Office on Feb. 15, 2011, which he explained in detail at a subsequent Marathon City Council meeting during public comments and wrote about on his Marathon Florida Keys Journal website.Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin told the Keynoter deputies were investigating reports Shaffer had armed himself and made threats against people. He was not arrested, but was admitted to the Guidance Care Center under the Baker Act.The Baker Act allows for involuntary detainment by police, judges or mental-health professionals if someone displays signs of mental illness or is deemed to be a harm to him or herself or others.Im working with lawyers to see about the long process of suing [the Sheriffs Office,] Shaffer said. Im not going to paint the Sheriffs Office as all bad, thats not true. I have a lot of depositions and the SO is probably going to lose.Marathon will have at least one new council member come November because Worthington must be off the board at least one year after serving three consecutive twoyear terms. Ramsay and Snead both told the Keynoter theyre undecided on running.Its 3rd time hes running for the boardBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comELECTION 2012 SHAFFERBridges takes helm of boardHis fellow commissioners tapped Jack Bridges Monday to be chairman of the Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board for 2012. The first-term commissioner won the Upper Keys District 5 seat in 2010 after longtime Commissioner Charles Langstaff dropped out of the race. I was honored they allowed me to serve as chairman this year. I want to continue getting Mosquito Control turned in the right direction, so the taxpayers dont think were spending too much money, he said. The vote was held at the boards monthly meeting on Stock Island. Bridges said he plans to give the ceremonial position mostly, the chairman just leads meetings even less power, provided the board supports a resolution he plans to introduce at the February meeting. It would remove the chairmans right to vote last on any action item. Bridges said issues oftentimes are decided prior to the last, or second to last, vote. He wants votes to be held randomly, or alphabetically, but dropping the first person to the end of the list each time. The people have the right to have all of their representativesvotes count, he said. Commissioner Joan LordPapy initially nominated Commissioner Phil Goodman for chairman, but Goodman declined the position. Commissioner Steve Smith then nominated Bridges and it was accepted unanimously. Lord-Papy nominated outgoing Chairman Bill Shaw for vice chairman, which was passed unanimously. Goodman was unanimously selected secretarytreasurer.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMOSQUITO CONTROLSnapper Ledge closer to protectedMARINE FISHERIESBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com Subscriptions 743-5551
from two to three flights per day from Key West to Tampa and Orlando. He said hes hopeful Southwest would increase that number, and possibly include other destinations. We hope they will expand their schedule, which is what they generally do. They dont do two or three turns; six is the normal minimum. I would like to see a Key West to Fort Lauderdale [flight] because thats a big hub for them, he said. AirTran was just the third highest producer at Key West International in 2011, serving 124,226 passengers. Delta handled 206,890, followed closely by American Eagle at 204,952. U.S. Airlines-Republic Air was fourth at 63,371, Silver Airways fifth at 51,975 and Cape Air sixth at 21,692.More than 673,000 use the airportFrom Airport,1AWith college-owned boats, auditors found no receipts documenting which boats actually consumed $1,354 of gas. Auditors also found no documentation for $2,312 in gas, equipment and supplies purchased for a boat on loan from the state Department of Environmental Protection. The ITfindings relate to which employees can access which college systems. Auditors identified one administrator who could access finance, human resources and financial aid systems unnecessary for the employees job duties and contrary to an appropriate separation of duties.In a mandatory response to the states findings, Tyree concurred with the analysis and outlined corrective actions the school will take. Just think back a year ago, Tyree said, summarizing comments made to college staff on Monday, and the distance this institution has traveled. 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Neiditz, M.D. Abraham Wolfenzon, M.D. Keys schools among topsThe Monroe County School District, based on state rankings released Monday, is the eighth-best district of the states 67, and one of 30 districts to earn an Arating.The rankings are based on each schools total points derived from the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, comprising the sum of scores for reading, math, science and writing; learning gains in reading and math; and scores for learning gains in reading and math among the lowest 25 percent of students.School grades represent the culmination of an entire years academic progress, and we congratulate the entire districts efforts to reflect continuous improvement, Superintendent Jesus Jara said. I applaud the dedication and hard work of our students and staff, and I would like to recognize our students, parents, teachers and administrators for their commitment to improve academic performance as we look forward to building on our successful results. In a prepared statement, state Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson lauded Floridas success, calling the state a national leader not only in school rankings but also in systematically determining those rankings. Ranking districts and schools based on data-driven results demonstrates Floridas focus on ensuring students receive a high quality education and provides another helpful tool for parents, educators and taxpayers, he said.Specific to the Keys, Robinson said, Monroe County deserves congratulations for this accomplishment. Ranking in the top 10 takes commitment, hard work and collaboration not only for those within the educational setting. It takes the support of the entire community.Expanding on the district rankings, the state plans to compile and publish comprehensive list of individual school rankings. Gov. Rick Scott, whose proposed budget includes $1 billion more for education than in the current year, said: We all wish to ensure students have the opportunity to get a good education that will prepare them for a good job. Ranking school districts by performance allows taxpayers to see their investment in education at work. The St. Johns County School District is the highestranked system in the state, while Madison County School District in the Panhandle is the lowest ranked, earning a D average.Education Department ranks them 8thBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551
After a last-minute meeting between city staff and the would-be developer of an assisted-living facility at the Truman Water in Key West, a pending lease agreement was tabled just three hours before the Key West City Commission was poised to make a decision on it on Tuesday.The reason, according to Family Pride Corp. General Manager Rick Dover: He failed to file paperwork incorporating his company with Floridas Division of Corporations. I kind of had the cart in front of the horse, so that was my bad, Dover said. They cant vote to approve a lease for a legal entity thats not in existence. Well get all the documentation done. I dont know how I forgot about it. Family Pride, based in Tennessee, is owned by a family trust of which Dover is not a beneficiary, he said, calling himself an employee of the company. Aside from the paperwork issue, Dover and city staff on Tuesday had not come to terms on several portions of the proposed lease. Im not an ultimatum kind of guy, he said, but admitted that if the lease disputes cant be resolved, he may have to walk away from the project. The differences are almost to the point of being semantic, Dover said, pointing to his preference for a 99year lease, whereas the city has suggested a 49-year lease with five 10-year renewal options. Dover said it boils down to his ability to secure financing for the $10.2 million project which, he added, may not be a sure thing even if a lease is finalized.My problem is, in 2012, to walk into a construction financing source ... they dont like leases to begin with. They want security for their speculative construction/real estate projects. Theyre not going to accept anything other than a 99-year lease.Based on a lease summary prepared by Assistant City Manager Mark Finigan, the first 10 years of the proposed ground lease would cost $1 per year; in years 11 through 49, that would jump to $50,400 per year; beyond that, the city wants an appraisal conducted at that time to determine the price with no cap on possible increases.Late last year, the project took a dramatic turn when the planned facility was moved from adjacent to the Southard Street entrance of the Truman Annex to a parcel contiguous with the Bahama Village neighborhood along Fort Street.Family Prides plan calls for 60 assisted-living units, paid through a straight rent model, comprising 10 lowincome units for $1,100 per month, eight moderate-income units for $1,700 per month and 42 market-rate units going for $3,800 each month. KeysNet.com Keynoter 4A Wednesday,January 25,2012 NOTICE T O MONROE COUNTY REGISTERED V OTERS PHOT O ID NOW REQUIRED T O V OTE Harry L. Sawyer, Jr., Supervisor of Elections, would like to inform the voters of Monroe County that Florida Statute now requires electors to provide picture identification. Florida Statute requires "each elector, upon enterin g the pollin g place, to present a Florida driver's license, a Florida identification card or another form of picture identification approved by the Department of State." Electors failing to furnish the required identification, must vote a provisional ballot.A VISO A LOS ELECT ORES INSCRIT OS DEL CONDADO DE MONROE AHORA SE REQUIERE PRESENT AR IDENTIFICACIN FOT OGRFICA P ARA V OT AR Harry L. Sawyer, Jr., Supervisor de Elecciones, informa a los electores del Condado de Monroe que los Estatutos de la Florida ahora requieren que los electores suministren identificacin foto g rfica. Los Estatutos de la Florida disponen que cada elector, al entrar al recinto electoral, presente una licencia de conducir de la Florida, una tarjeta de identificacin de la Florida u otro tipo de identificacin foto g rfica aprobada por el Departamento de Estado. Los electores que no tengan la identificacin necesaria debern votarutilizando una boleta provisional. Harry L. Sawyer, Jr. Supervisor of Elections www.keys-elections.or gPublished Keynoter 1/25/12 Canvassing of the BallotsCanvassin g of the absentee and provisional ballots for the January 31, 2012, election will be g in on Friday, January 27, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Supervisor of Elections Office, 530 Whitehead St., Suite101, Key West, Fl., and may continue day to day until the election has been certified.Harry L. Sawyer, Jr. Supervisor of Elections www .keys-elections.or g Escrutinio de las BoletasEscrutinio de las boletas ausentes y provisionales para la eleccin del 31 de enero del 2012, se iniciar el viernes 27 de enero del 2012 a las 10:00 a.m., en la Oficina de Supervisor de Elecciones, 530 Whitehead St, Suite 101, Key West, Fl., y podr continuar dia a dia hasta que la eleccin halla sido certificada. Harry L. Sawyer Jr. Supervisor de Elecciones www .keys-elections.or g Published Keynoter 1/25/12 Dead ma n i n wate r ide n tifiedThe Monroe County Sheriffs Office on Monday identified the body of a man found floating near the White Street Pier in Key West on Jan. 13 as John Hanson, 65, who was earlier reported missing from the Rodgers Park area of Chicago. Detectives canvassed parts of Key West in an effort to identify the body but werent successful until family in Chicago contacted the Key West Police Department after receiving a package from the Keys containing Hansons wallet, identification and other personal items. From there, relatives were put in touch with the Monroe County Medical Examiners Office and identified the body. Hanson was last seen at 8 a.m. on Jan. 9 as he was leaving his home for work. An autopsy showed signs of drowning, although toxicology reports are pending, according to law enforcement; reports indicate no signs of foul play on the body when it was discovered.His family in Chicago helped caseKEY WESTKeynoter Staff HANSONAccused killer back in the KeysPeter Erik Hedvall, accused of first-degree murder in the Oct. 28 killing of a Key West man, was extradited to Monroe County on Sunday to face trial. Hedvall, 26, was arrested Dec. 21 the day before his birthday in Waukesha, Wis., for allegedly killing Jonathon Alvarado, 28, by slamming his head with a rock. Alvarado was found dead under a truck on Grinnell Street. Police says Hedvall, from Brighton, Mass., is linked to the crime through DNA. He was among the people questioned the night of the slaying. Thats when detectives took a sample of his clothing and found blood on it that was later matched to Alvarado. Alvarado was a native of Venezuela who worked at the La Trattoria Beachside restaurant; friends remember him as a quiet, good-natured music lover.Hedvall charged in the death of AlvaradoCRIME FRONTKeynoter Staff HEDVALLCops ID dead homeless manThe Monroe County Sheriffs Office has identified a homeless man found dead Friday in Marathon as 41-year-old Kenneth Paul Anderson.Andersons body was found in a wooded area near 62nd Street. Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said detectives from the Major Crime Unit, along with the Medical Examiners Office, are still investigating circumstances surrounding the death.Another homeless man living in a tent in the wooded area spotted Andersons body. That man was at the scene Friday while police had the area blocked off with crime-scene tape. Along, unpaved driveway off U.S. 1 leads to an apartment complex behind the woods. Alarge white cement wall along the highway has the address painted on it.Herrin said Medical Examiner E. Hunt Schuerman conducted an autopsy and results from it are pending. As of today, the cause of Andersons death is not clear. He had some visible injuries, but also had an extensive medical history, Herrin said.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONAssisted-living lease at impasseBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST WACKY WINNERS The Cubacorns took first place in the Jan.8 Wacky Sports Challenge sponsored by Mariners Hospital and Coconut Cove Resort in Islamorada.The team Rick Barnet, Jorge Villazon,Manny Barnet and Noel Marti was among 14 to compete in the four-event challenge,accumulating points for placing first,second,third and fourth in each event.The event raised $5,217 for the National Kidney Foundation.
Its all but certain that come the early part of 2013, the city of Key West will take possession of whats now Glynn Archer Elementary School on White Street for use as city offices. The Monroe County School Board on Tuesday was set to vote to hand off the school to the city when Archers student population about 300 moves to a new building on the Horace OBryant Middle School campus. By all accounts, the full board has signed off on the deal. Under terms of the deal, no cash would change hands. In exchange for the building, the city would give the district use of land on Stock Island next to Gerald Adams Elementary for bus parking; retain access to two buildings on the Archer campus for potential future use as offices; and maintain an office for the superintendent and a board member in the citys street-fronting portion of the school.Its not clear how much it would cost or to what extent the city would renovate the school, but I dont hear anything negative, said Chairman John Dick, who has worked with Mayor Craig Cates to achieve the swap.Dick and others on the board say that even if the district were to sell Glynn Archer, any money realized couldnt be used to shore up shortfalls in the strained operational budget; rather, it would go into a capital account, earmarked for construction and equipment. People misunderstand and think we [would be able to] use that money to solve our problems, Dick said. We cant. Board member Ron Martin reiterated that: Why give it away when you can sell it? [Because] the money, if we sold it, would go in capital so we couldnt use it for general operating expenses, anyway. Robin Smith-Martin, in whose District 1 Glynn Archer lies, lauded the public partnership. Board Vice Chairman Andy Griffiths, referring to a November 2010 referendum in which city residents were asked whether to acquire Glynn Archer for city hall, said: percent of the people wanted this negotiation. I think public assets should remain with the public if possible. Board member Duncan Mathewson could not be reached for comment but in previous discussion has supported the giveaway. Cates, since being elected in 2009, has pushed to abandon plans to rebuild city hall at 525 Angela St. its falling apart and moldy, and city staff now works out of rented space in favor of rehabbing Glynn Archer. Cates said if the measure passes the School Board, the Key West City Commission will take it up at a Feb. 7 meeting. If both pass, the Angela Street site would be rebuilt as a firehouse and parking garage. For the School Boards decision and detailed coverage, visit www.keysnet.com. Wednesday,January 25,2012 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com COUPON SALE! EXTRA 25%!GREAT TEESLoad up! Take an EXTRA 25% OFF all knit tops from Project, Carolyn Taylor, Reina and SML Sport. Coupon cannot be combined with any other temporary offer.Valid through 1/31/12 EXTRA 25%!GLORIA VANDERBILTTake an EXTRA 25% OFF the already reduced prices on Gloria Vanderbilt Casual Sportswear. Tons of shirts, tees, tanks and bottoms Coupon cannot be combined. No limits.Valid through 1/31/12 EXTRA 40%!CLEARANCETake an EXTRA 40% OFF any ONE SINGLE CLEARANCE ITEM of your choice. Limit one per customer. Coupon cannot be combined. 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SAT. 9:30 5:30 SUNDAYS NOON 5:30 Some split on elected FKAAboardThe Monroe County Commission met in regular session at the Harvey Government Center in Key West Jan. 19 and took the following actions:Heard limited public input on Commissioner George Neugents desire to make the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority an elected board. The commission agreed to allow for input at its January, February and March meetings so residents up and down the Keys could weigh in on Neugents idea for a nonbinding referendum on the November ballot. He said hes supporting the referendum after he received numerous calls in the wake of the utilitys Nov. 22 meeting. Thats when nine-year Executive Director Jim Reynolds abruptly resigned and was replaced moments later by the board with utility attorney Kirk Zuelch. The vote was 4-1 and neither action appeared on the agenda in advance. Changing the board to elected from governorappointed would take an act of the state Legislature. Aqueduct Authority retirees Kathryn Ovide and Margaret Gil spoke against the referendum, with Ovide saying the upheaval at the utility is internal. Historically, appointed boards have served responsibly and acted in the best interest of our community, she said. Big Pine resident Joyce Newman favored Neugents plan and questioned the transparency of the Nov. 22 meeting. With no public notice, under an add-on agenda item and in just a few minutes, the board accepted the surprise resignation of its executive director, hired a new one and appointed a new attorney. It defies logic all these important steps could happen so quickly, she said. County Attorney Suzanne Hutton said shes received a copy via e-mail of a petition in support of the referendum, with 33 signatures. Former Aqueduct board member Rose Dell (2003-2011) compiled it. Dell put a similar petition together for the Nov. 22 Aqueduct meeting, but Chairman Robert Dean refused to allow it into the record because it was anonymous and many signatures were illegible. The Aqueduct Authority supplies potable water to the Keys and is partners with Monroe County on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of central sewer projects. 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.Unanimously approved a one-year extension to the contract with state and federal lobbying firm Cardenas Partners LLC. The agreement increases the firms pay from $5,000 per month to $6,000 per month, not to exceed $72,000 for the year. County Administrator Roman Gastesi said $6,000 per month is a common figure. These folks have been very responsive, he said. Its what the market bears. Neugent requested a quantifiable document in the future that details the return on investment in Cardenas. Over the years weve paid out a lot of money, he said.Heard a report from Monroe County Fire Rescue Chief Jim Callahan that the Insurance Services Office (ISO) has increased the protection rating for Layton and Tavernier from a Class 5/9 to a Class 4. The rating indicates a significant improvement in the level of firefighting service in those areas and means potential insurance savings for residents and business owners. The ISO is an independent company that serves insurance companies, communities, fire departments, insurance regulators and others by providing information about fire risk.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTYElementary school handoff nearly completeNext up:Vote by commissioners to accept itBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYThe students at Glynn Archer Elementary School,shown here,are slated to move to the Horace OBryant Middle School campus in 2013.
Opinion & EditorialWednesday,January 25,2012 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Melanie Elder . . . . . . . . . . .Marketing Director Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2012 Keynoter Publishing Co. EDITORIALCourts need stable fundingLETTERS TO THE EDITORHistory lovers neededThanks to our members and volunteers, Friends of Old Seven has made tremendous progress in our mission to save, restore and enhance the old Seven Mile Bridge since we incorporated in July as a nonprofit. We have done so with very limited human and financial resources.This year marks the centennial of the Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, of which the old Seven Mile Bridge, once called the eighth wonder of the world, is probably the most significant feature.We have a truly ambitious agenda for the next 12 months, and we need help.As part of the railroad centennial celebrations, Friends of Old Seven will organize and/or participate in numerous events throughout the year. We intend to continue and expand our ongoing dialogue with top-level representatives of state, county and municipal governments toward achieving our objectives of establishing a joint public/private partnership to facilitate our mission.We will substantially increase our efforts to obtain funds from public and private sources to enable us to carry out broad-based community outreach, education and communication programs. For all of the above, we need an expanded network of members, volunteers and financial contributors committed to what we are doing and willing to assist us in achieving our organizations objectives. We have our 2012 kickoff general membership meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 31 at the Marathon Community Theatre 5101 Overseas Highway. Since meeting space is limited, your RSVPis appreciated at firstname.lastname@example.org. Bernard Spinrad MarathonEco-friendly adviceI commend the Marathon City Council and the Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce for promoting Marathon as an ecotourism destination. With this designation comes a challenge to create a more eco-friendly habitat for wildlife. We have a responsibility to enhance what is naturally here. Following are steps people can take with minimum expense or effort: Plant native plants, learn how to avoid using pesticides and herbicides, follow environmental regulations while fishing and boating, contribute to or volunteer at our area parks and nature centers, minimize use of cars, and attend local environmental education programs. Being an ecotourism destination can be achieved only by collaborative decision making based on proven research. It will take the commitment of citizens, politicians and businesses to make it happen. Neil Schoenfeld MarathonTrying to finance them with fees from foreclosures shows how short-sighted Legislature can beIn Florida, one of the three co-equal branches of government is a lot less equal when it comes to funding. The court system is at the mercy of an unpredictable source of revenue. Ultimately, Floridians pay the price civil lawsuits linger unresolved; marriage dissolutions take longer; and guilty or innocent, forget about the right to a speedy trial. In other words, justice is delayed. According to Scott Hawkins, president of The Florida Bar, the courthouse in Palm Beach County came within a hairs breadth of shutting down its civil side because there was not enough money to continue operation. Both the state court system and the clerks of the court had to take a loan from the executive branch to fill out their 2010-11 budgets. Thats absurd. Since 2009, most of the money has come from court filing fees, a source of funding with all the stability of a hurtling roller coaster. About 75 percent of those funds come from foreclosure filings. This was the Legislatures short-sighted and cynical solution when the courts were deluged with filings from thousands of residents losing their homes. But the number of foreclosure filings is dropping, and with them court revenue. Apanel of judges and court clerks, the Revenue Stabilization Workgroup, recommends that the courts and court-related functions court reporters and interpreters, in addition to judges be funded consistently from general revenue and the establishment of a reserve fund for courts and clerks. Hawkins says that Gov. Rick Scott agrees that courts warrant stable funding. Lawmakers should, too. Miami HeraldDont forget: Vote for tax shiftIf youre one of the 50,951 registered voters in Monroe County and you havent yet done so, dont forget to vote for the flexible-funding referendum on the Jan. 31 ballot. If approved, it would allow the School Board to shift the proceeds from a half-mill tax to the operating budget from the capital fund. The shift would be good for four years. Its crucial because the School District needs the money. The first year, nearly $10 million would be moved. If not approved, programs such as athletics could very well see the axe. And such programs, not just classroom instruction, are essential to student growth. As of Tuesday, just 2,139 people had voted. All registered voters can vote on the referendum, whether Democrat or Republican, even though the Jan. 31 ballot contains the Republican presidential primary. Early voting at several locations continues through Saturday. To find out the polling site closest to you, call 292-3416. We endorse the flexible funding. Vote yes. Keynoter photo by LARRY KAHNThe old Seven Mile Bridge is closed to fishing and autos due to its disrepair.Contain your dogsI dont get holidays or weekends off, or sick days. But you know what? Thats fine by me because I am an animal lover and I love my job. Euthanasia is the most devastating part of this job. Safe Harbor Animal Rescue of the Keys loves all animals. They may be ugly to some, hairless, overweight, mangy, missing limbs, nippy, feral or may be declared a nuisance. They may be thought of as unadoptable by some. We do not euthanize based on any of these issues but welcome each animal into our family. We are a no-kill animal shelter in Marathon and are proud to be so. Most nuisance dogs are not euthanized. In fact, we have never euthanized a dog declared a nuisance. Acouple of years ago, a pit bull named Luna was picked up several times running the streets, being a nuisance. The final time the owners said forget it, keep her. This family promptly replaced her with another dog. We still have our Luna girl. We love her and she cannot be replaced. The new dog followed in her footsteps and is running the neighborhood streets. We were hired by Monroe County to provide animal control to our community. We do not believe that a person should have to carry mace on his or her morning walk to fend off a neighborhood dog that may be loose. When you bring an animal into your home, you are responsible for its safety, health and containment. If each animal you take in continues to have the issue of escaping, it is obviously the fault of you, the owner, and a solution must be found through a court of law. Katie Bentley Director, SHARK MarathonYes to flexible fundingI encourage the passage of the flexible-funding referendum for the Monroe County School District on the ballot Jan. 31. As a former schools superintendent and ardent supporter of responsible school funding, this referendum is a common-sense approach to using money that is already collected by the Keys board for education. It would allow the board of education to use money that is not needed for capital improvements for the day-to-day operations of the district. In a time of money shortage for nearly all people, this referendum will delay the need to look for additional money from the community by using money currently collected. I am quite sure it is not the final answer to funding schools, but I am also quite sure that not increasing taxes at this time is a good thing. Passing the referendum, allowing the use of capital improvement money for operations, means no increase in the money people are paying. This is a good thing. Please support the referendum. It doesnt cost any additional money to the homeowner, it supports the staff working with our kids, and it keeps our kids in an environment that places an importance on learning. Educating the next generation is our greatest responsibility; take it seriously. Vote yes on flexible funding. Vote for our teachers and students. Bruce Hulme Wadsworth, OhioMore cat carrier tipsI read your brief article, How to win the battle of the cat carrier, in the Jan. 14 edition and couldnt help but laugh. As a cat owner, I would like to share my experience. As cats are very intelligent creatures with incredible will, for most, especially indoor/outdoor cats, the tips in the story will work only once before the cat will be on to whats really going on. There is a very simple solution to this problem, however, and it works every time: As any cat owner knows, cats are motivated by one thing food. I keep my cat carrier in my kitchen and it is the only place I feed my cat. Start with a cage you can easily get the cat into. Most cats know a word for food, be it eat, hungry, food, etc., so pair that with the cage, carrier, house or whatever you want to call it, and feed your cat only when he is completely inside. After no more than two weeks of putting kitty in, make it his choice. Get the food, go to the cage and give the command. If kitty doesnt go, walk back to the food bag, put the food back in it and walk away. Try again in a few minutes and repeat the process until he goes in on his own. Always close the door behind him but dont latch it; being able to come and go easily is key to the cats comfort in this process. Once kitty knows his routine, reduce the size of the cage to his front-loading carrier. Vet visits are now no problem if you are consistent with this. It is also beneficial if, like me, you have pesky dogs in the house that try to eat cat food because it gives kitty a safe, hassle-free zone in which to eat. Remember, be firm and consistent. As with any training, it is the only way to be effective. Our pets are smarter than we give them credit for (sedatives are never the answer). We must teach them how to live with us so everyone is comfortable and happy. Trust me, I do this with my cat and it works great. Katrina Spelker MarathonFunding will helpAs we embark upon the new year, the Crane Point board of directors, management and staff would like to send out our heartfelt message of thanks to our community for their support of Marathons nonprofit organizations. It is their tax dollars that enable our City Council to award grants to the local nonprofits that apply for the funds. It is with our greatest respect and deepest appreciation that we publicly acknowledge Marathons City Council for its considerate and unbiased distribution of the available funds. We greatly appreciate the funding recently awarded to Crane Point for use in the educational program Plantastic (Participatory Learning along Nature Trails and Sowing Trees in Containers), a program offered to students visiting Crane Point while on school field trips. All of us at Crane Point are extremely grateful to our community and to the City Council for their support. Thank you one and all. Best wishes to everyone for a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year. Audrey Moir Executive director Crane Point Museum and Nature Center Marathon Thanks,Habitat helpersAs Habitat of Key West and Lower Florida Keys begins another exciting year, we want to thank everyone who has contributed to our success. We are proud of the work accomplished by our partner families, donors and volunteers in our mission of providing simple, decent, affordable housing in our community. Bayside Landing on Big Coppitt Key is a thriving neighborhood of 18 working families. These family members, and many more just like them, are the backbone of our resortbased economy. Habitats ABrush with Kindness program is helping elderly lowincome homeowners who struggle to maintain the exterior of their homes. Habitat is grateful for grants from the Sunrise Rotary and the Old Island Restoration Foundation, as well as many individual donors, that provide materials for these projects. Habitat is grateful for the architects and other professionals in the community donating their services to further this effort that stabilizes our neighborhoods. Habitat is appreciative of the many Collegiate Challenge students who travel here on their time off from school to volunteer with Habitats repair program. Thanks to all of the local volunteers, high school students, U.S. Coast Guard and Navy personnel who decide to share their precious time helping neighbors help their neighbors. Thanks to the efforts of Monroe County staff in obtaining an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funded by the Department of Energy; 13 Habitat homes on Big Pine and Ramrod keys will receive state-of-the-art solar water heaters in 2012. With energy costs for hot water typically accounting for a third of a Keysfamily energy bill, these Habitat families are very grateful to have been chosen as the beneficiaries of this program. Habitat appreciates the citizens and leaders of Monroe County and the city of Key West for their support for affordable housing in general and for Habitats mission of safe, decent and affordable housing. Volunteers are always welcome on ABrush with Kindness projects or at our Habitat ReStore & CoConut Closet on Big Pine Key. If youd like to get involved please call 294-9006, send an e-mail to volun teer @habitatlowerkeys.org or go to www.habitatlowerkeys.org Mark Moss Executive director Habitat for Humanity Key West, Lower Keys These are among the volunteers who helped Habitat for Humanity of Key West and the Lower Florida Keys in 2011. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
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Rates start as low as $56/month The Keynoter(305) 743-5551 lpr est on@k e ynot er .c om The Reporter(305) 852-3216 rblak e@k e y sr ep or t er .c om CHECK OUT OUR NEW LOOK Color photos Larger size Find a new four-legged friend THE FIRST WEEK OF EACH MONTH BusinessBUSINESS BRIEFSSurgeon Keshavarzi joins Keys practiceSurgeon Reza Keshavarzi has joined the medical practice of Dr. Steve Smith in Marathon and will have privileges at Fishermens Community Hospital.He holds a bachelors degree from the University of Louisville and received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington in 2005. At Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, he was chief resident of general surgery from 2005 to 2010.Keshavarzi and his fiance Rose moved to the Keys from Pompano Beach.Florida Keys nurse one of 16 honoredSara Phillips, registered nurse from Lower Keys Medical Center has been honored by the March of Dimes of Miami-Dade and Monroe as one of its 16 nurses of the year for 2011.Phillips works in the Stock Island hospitals Maternal Infant Child Care Unit and was given her award in the Womens Health category. She oversees staff education and competency within the unit, and developed an emergency drill program that includes infant abduction prevention, mock codes and OB emergency drills.Keys lead state in jobless rateFloridas unemployment rate fell below 10 percent for the first time in nearly three years in December. Gov. Rick Scott captained a brief conference call Friday to tout Floridas 9.9 percent seasonally adjusted unemployment as evidence that his strategy for putting the state back to work is successful. The figures represented Floridas best unemployment rate since April 2009, when 9.7 percent of the workforce was idled. Monroe County, which has 73,000 residents, reported the strongest employment with 6.2 percent of its workforce sidelined. Monroe has a proportion of government employees. Flagler County, a short drive north of the Space Center, suffers from the states highest unemployment with 13.9 percent unemployment with Hendry County in the southwestern part of the state not far behind at 13.5 percent unemployment. Scott campaigned on creating some 700,000 new jobs over a seven-year period assuming hed win reelection in 2014. He said his strategy has led to the creation of 140,000 new jobs since he took office in January 2011. These changes include streamlining government, removing barriers to job creation and eliminating burdensome regulations, Scott said. Floridas unemployment rate is still significantly above the 8.5 percent national unemployment figure and represents 913,000 eligible workers who are still hunting for jobs across the state. Florida has lagged behind the national figures for nearly four years. Rod Smith, chairman of the Democrat Party in Florida, was quick to chastise Scott for killing more jobs than hes created. Scott has favored an extreme agenda that has rejected jobs and slowed growth, Smith said in a statement from the partys Tallahassee headquarters that credited President Obamas leadership with the improved job numbers in Florida. Smith said the governors policies have led to thousands of teachers, firefighters, police and corrections officers being laid off and that he rejected federal dollars for high-speed rail that could have led to up to 26,000 new jobs.6.2 percent still looking for workAssociated PressUNEMPLOYMENTHow do your savings rate? How much in savings and investments should you have by age 35 or 45 or, for that matter, at 65 when youre likely to be near retirement? If you dont know, you have plenty of company. So many figures are bounced about that its often difficult to know whats the right amount. Many workers end up saving what they can and hope for the best. Thats why some financial advisers now use a simple yardstick to help clients quickly see how they measure up. It suggests the amount of savings and investments you should have in relation to income at different ages. For example, at 35 your assets should at least equal your annual income. The formula is by no means gospel, but its a useful tool to check if youre largely on target, need to save more or should revise your retirement plans. The idea comes from Charlie Farrell, a Denver investment adviser and author of the book Your Money Ratios: 8 Simple Tools for Financial Security. Farrell says financial ratios are used to simplify complicated data for investment professionals analyzing companies. He figured workers could use a similar shortcut for personal finance. The math is easy. Add up all your bank accounts, 401(k)s, individual retirement accounts and other investments. Dont include the equity in your house. Thats because, Boca Raton financial planner Mari Adam says, most people still need some place to live and dont take steps to downsize and sell the house. Younger workers in their mid-20s arent likely to have a lot of assets built up. Whats key for this age group is to get started with saving and investing. Contribute at least enough in a 401(k) to get the employermatch if you cant afford to do more now, Adam says. But dont forget to increase the contributions 1 to 2 percentage points annually to catch up. For all other age groups, Adam uses the ratios listed below. Other advisers, she notes, use even more stringent savings targets. Still, if youre not a good saver now, these benchmarks will appear steep:Assets at age 35 should equal one to two times yearly gross income.Assets at 45 should total three to four times income. Assets at 55 should be six to eight times income. And at 65, assets should equal 10 to 12 times income. These are aspiration levels, Adam says. And if you cant meet them, she says, it doesnt mean you cant retire. You might be able to get along with having fewer assets if there are other financial factors in your favor. For example, Adam says, you could get by on less if your mortgage is paid off or if you will receive a fat pension or ample Social Security check in retirement. Or, she adds, if you are truly frugal. But if youre short on savings, you still have time to make changes to improve your finances. You can squirrel away more, work longer or take a part-time job in retirement. Or delay Social Security benefits until as late as age 70, so youll get a bigger check. And you can always free up home equity by selling a pricey house and moving to a more modest place. But you do need to think seriously about putting away as much as possible. Its sort of like the doctor advising you to exercise 30 minutes a day, says Stuart Ritter says, a financial planner with T. Rowe Price, but you work out only six minutes. If six minutes at the gym sounds ludicrous, you should have the same reaction to saving only 3 percent for retirement, he says. 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Frigid weather was largely to blame for making 2011 the second-deadliest year on record for Floridas endangered manatees. Of the 453 dead manatees recovered in state waters, state wildlife biologists determined that just over a quarter of them were killed by cold stress. It was the third year in a row that bad weather helped drive up the annual death total. In 2010, a record high 766 manatees were found dead, with at least 282 killed by cold water. In 2009, 429 carcasses were found, with 56 deaths blamed on cold weather. Thats a troubling jump from a five-year average of 30 cold-related deaths, said Gil McRae, director of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. We are concerned about the number of manatee deaths the past three years, including those resulting from exposure to cold weather, McRae said. Over the next few years, we will use data from monitoring programs to better understand any long-term implications for the population. The number killed by boats, 88, was slightly up from last 2010 but close to recent averages and lower than the all-time high of 97 set in 2009. Manatee deaths have risen sharply over the past decade, but so has the population. Last year, state biologists conducting an annual aerial survey tallied more than 5,000 of them, a record high ironically caused by a cold front that had corralled much of the population around power plant outfalls and springs that offer warm water refuges for the temperature-sensitive sea cows. Pat Rose, executive director of the Save the Manatee Club, credited protection measures mandated by state and federal wildlife agencies for keeping the death toll from being even worse during a near-record cold snap early in the year. When Florida Power & Light decided to upgrade an aging power plant in Brevard County, for instance, the utility was required to install some $5 million in heating equipment to help maintain a warmwater refuge in the Indian River Lagoon near Titusville that draws hundreds of manatees every year. The temporary system, paid for by utility customers, will be in place until the new plant comes online in three years. Lee County in Southwest Florida accounted for the highest number of boat deaths, with 14. Brevard and Pinellas counties tied for second with seven each. Miami-Dade and Broward both recorded two boatstrike deaths. Monroe County had five. KeysNet.com Keynoter 8A Wednesday,January 25,2012 9 Ct.Tanzanite W/Diamonds Peter Max Ladies 18K Pearlmaster, Diamonds Marc Chagall Large Diamonds Rolex Watches Itzak Tarkay H.C. Pissarro Joan Miro Salvador Dali Tennis Bracelet Diamond Earrings MONDAY JANUARY 30AUCTION 11:00 AM PREVIEW 10:30 AMHOSTED AT:HAWKS CAY RESORTDUCK KEY, FL 61 HAWKS CAY BOULEVARDCALL 305 7437000 FOR DIRECTIONS ONLYFor information regarding the auction, call (770) 454-9201 during normal business hoursA rmed Sec u rity on Site. F ree Registration/ I D Re qu ired. I tems p ict u red s ubj ect to p rior sa l e and may not b e avai l a bl e at this a u ction. License #: A B 3077 Au ction Li qu idation, Au ctioneer #: AU 2762 Dion Ab adi 1 5% B u yers Premi u m. T erms : V eri ed Checks/ All Credit Cards. 1 2 Ct. Diamond BraceletNorman Rockwell Emerald and Diamond Necklace DRUG DEALERS SEIZED ASSETSPUBLIC AUCTIONJEWELRY AND FINE ART SEIZED BY POLICE AND FEDERAL AGENCIES. Property from seized and forfeited assets auction. Bankruptcies and liquidation of Rolexes, large diamonds, ne art, and jewelry together with general order merchandise which constitutes the majority to be liquidated piece by piece.ALL ART AND JEWELRY AUTHENTICATED AND CERTIFIED. OVER 2 MILLION DOLLARS!! Recommended by veterinarians... and hundreds of happy dogs since 1984 In-Home CLICKER training serving all the Keys!305-509-0385 J a n K a s e M E d Dog Behavior Consultant Certified Pet Dog TrainerPuppies & Problem Dogs, a SpecialtyCome visit with me at the Blue Marina Coco Plum Rd. Saturday, Jan.21 9-4 F l o r i d a K e y s D o g T r a i n e r F l o r i d a K e y s D o g T r a i n e r Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/PhotosMORTGAGE BURNING The Marathon Sail & Power Squadron on Loggerhead Lane has finally paid off its mortgage.Here,Cmdr. Gayle Cortelyou holds the document as Executive Officer Harold Brown (right) ignites the symbolic fire and Education Officer Dick Schewe mans a fire extinguisher to ensure they dont burn the place down.The squadrons next safe-boating class starts Feb.4.For details, call 240-0205. Official count: 453 manatees diedBy CURTIS MORGANcmorgan@miamiherald.comENVIRONMENT
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,JANUARY 25,2012 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 4B Nervous pooches Think your dog has anxiety? Well,it may very well,and weve got the warning signs.Story, 3B Research library The History of Diving Museum in Islamorada unveils its new library,open to the public. Story, 3B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyleSoccer Canes advance in OTAn overtime soccer win Monday boosts Coral Shores High Schools boys Hurricanes into todays 6 p.m. District 16-2Asemifinal, in Tavernier against Gulliver Prep. We know we have a play a perfect game on defense, Cane head coach Jorge Bosque said, and not waste any scoring opportunities. The Canes (10-5-1) were locked in a 1-1 tie with St. Brendan at the end of regulation in Mondays 16-2A opening round, being played at Coral ShoresGeorge M. Barley Jr. Stadium. The game finally was settled when senior veteran Tony Papp launched a textbook shot on a free kick at the Sabre net. Cane forward Jack Hatfield, at the back post, went skyward to connect with a header that scored the deciding goal. Jack kept going up like something from Angels in the Outfield, offered teammate Jim Rhyne. We played most of the game and about three-quarters of overtime in front of [St. Brendans] net, Bosque said. We had about seven really good scoring opportunities but found every way possible to miss. Afirst-half goal by Sean Anderson off an assist from A.J. Paterson, coupled with a good game by goalie Robert Lietaert and the Coral Shores defense kept the Canes alive into overtime. Coral Shores, the No. 3 district seed, went 0-2 against second seed Gulliver Prep in the regular season. Nows the time for everybody to step up, Bosque said. Terra Institute, 5-4 winners in an overtime penaltykick shootout Monday, faces top seed Ransom Everglades at 4 p.m. today in Tavernier. Winners from todays two matches advance to the district title game at 7 p.m. Friday. The championship is scheduled at Coral Shores but may be moved to Miami if two Miami-Dade teams are paired.Team now goes up against Gulliver PrepCORAL SHORES SOCCER By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCoral ShoresPaul Pauchey (6) cuts off a St.Brendan attack in Mondays 2-1 overtime win by the Hurricanes in a District 16-2A Tournament match.Conchs sweep Naples meetThe Key West High School wrestling teams strong season got even better over the weekend when the Conchs won the 23-team, two-day Titan Duals at Golden Gate High in Naples. The Conchs went 7-0 and, on Saturday in Pool A, upset previously undefeated Palmetto Ridge, 3630. It was the first time weve won that tournament, said Key West coach Chaz Jimenez, who had doubted that the team could finish ahead of Palmetto Ridge. I didnt expect to lose, Palmetto Ridge coach Lazaro Rua, whose team is now 28-1, told the Naples Daily News. Jimenez said it has probably been eight years since the Conchs won a tournament with such a large field. Key West, which improved to 17-3, also defeated Immokalee, 72-9; Golden Gate, 60-9; Lely, 52-15; Gold Coast, 43-25; Estero, 51-21; and American Heritage, 44-30. Five Conchs went 7-0 Max Llama (145 pounds), Glenn Evans (132), Andre Guieb (152), D.J. Laguna (120) and St. Pierre Anilus (182). Anilus, who is 14-0 over the last two tournaments and is ranked third in the state in Class 1A, had two notable victories 5-0 over second-ranked William Norelia of Golden Gate, and 5-3 over Palmetto Ridges Esteban Rua, who is ranked sixth in 2A. Jimenez pointed out that it was the performance of the lesser-known Conchs that earned points that were vital for the victory. The guys that had losses never gave up, he said. Angelo Guieb (106) was 6-1; Andrew Calderwood (138) was 52; John Posey (195) and Cody Tullen (132) were 41, and Ivan Demier (126) was 3-3. Everybody was really proud and excited, Jimenez said. When our seniors were freshmen, we won the C pool at that tournament. It was pretty cool for them to see how far theyve come in four years. The Conchs will conclude the regular season Friday and Saturday at the John Raich Memorial Tournament at Jupiter High School.Regular season ends Saturday up in JupiterBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST WRESTLINGDolphins stop Palmers Falcons on the courtThe Marathon High School boys basketball team erased an 18-point second-quarter deficit en route to a much-needed win over District 16 rival Palmer Trinity School Friday, 64-58. But the Dolphins were absent senior standout Dwayne Ellis Monday due to illness and couldnt carry momentum into a matchup with Miami Country Day. Marathon kept that game close early, but the Spartans pulled away in the second half and won, 69-45. I was really proud of the guys. We hadnt won in over a month and it felt good to get it off our back, coach Kevin Freeman said of the Palmer game. In that contest, Marathon trailed 19-8 at the end of the first quarter and by as much as 30-12 during the second. But a 16-7 Dolphins run to close out the second trimmed Palmers halftime lead to 37-28. Ellis and senior Trevelle Beckford carried Marathon in the second quarter, scoring 10 points apiece. The Dolphins shook off third-quarter woes plaguing the team all year and outscored Palmer 22-11 to take a two-point lead into the fourth. Beckford had seven points in the quarter and Nelson Rojas had six. Jessie Deluca came in and hit a big three to give us our first lead at 50-48. That momentum propelled us into the fourth quarter. We ran a lot of time off the last four minutes and made good passes and decisions, Freeman said. Beckford finished with 26 points with seven rebounds, while Ellis had 16 points, nine rebounds and three blocks. Rojas had 14 points and two rebounds. On Monday, Freeman said the team struggled offensively and missed the inside presence of Ellis against Country Day. The Dolphins kept the game close early, trailing just 23-18 at the half. Beckford had nine points at the half. The Spartans outscored Marathon by seven in the third quarter and the lead ballooned in the fourth. Beckford finished with 15 points and three rebounds, while Peter Culver had nine points and Shemar Fantroy had five steals. Marathon (3-12) finished its district season at 2-5, tied with Palmer for the No. 3 seed. Freeman said Palmer won a coin toss, meaning MarathonBut Country Day proves too much three days laterBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BASKETBALLYellowtail bite among the strongest out thereWere certainly enjoying a nice, warm winter. The cold fronts have been few and pretty mild compared to the past couple of years. Like us, the fish benefit from the comfortable conditions, and even the yellowtail snapper are hanging around to enjoy them. On the reef, the yellowtail bite remains very good for January, with some really nice fish in the 20-inch range showing up. There are large mangrove and plenty of goodsize mutton snapper mixed in. Shrimp and ballyhoo work best. Attesting to the relatively warm reef waters, we caught quite a few hogfish last week in 40 to 50 feet of water. As always, shrimp presented on the bottom does the trick. Sailfish are active in the 130to 180-foot depths. Theyll often pop up while youre snapper fishing, so be prepared with a live bait ready to toss in their direction. The patch reefs and channel humps offer up their usual assortment of fun-catching and good-eating snapper, hogfish, porgy, mackerel and more. In a true sign of the season, king mackerel are abundant in all venues reef, patch reefs, channel humps and the bay. Where you find the kings, youll also have loads of cero and Spanish mackerel. The bay waters have warmed to around 70 degrees or more, and the cobia and mangrove snapper have responded positively to the temperature change. The action is anywhere from just a couple miles out to 20-plus miles. The king mackerel in the bay are huge upwards of 50 and 60 pounds. They take all variety of live bait, such as blue runners, pilchards and pinfish. There are also lots of gag grouper, but be sure to release them as the grouper season is closed until May 1.The weeks bestDocked at Captain Pips Marina and Hideaway in Marathon, Capt. Jeff Shelar of Catch-Em-All Charters reports a few dolphin and sailfish offshore last week, but relatively show action. Inshore, his anglers caught lots of nice snapper, hogfish and mackerel. Amberjack are plentiful on the reef, and Michelle Santangelo from Atlanta caught a monster at 72 pounds. Mike and Brian from Maryland selected Marathon Capt. Dallas Tisdale for a windy day trip to Florida Bay in search of Spanish mackerel. They did not venture too far out due to the conditions, but the bite was steady and the fish respectable at three to four pounds. Brian broke out his fly rod and put an additional half dozen Spanish mackerel in the fish box. The guys had their mackerel turned into smoked fish dip at Porkys Bayside BBQ in Marathon. The crew of the SeaSquared spent the weekSpanish macks also a recipe for successFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSChris Johnson CaptainsColumn See Fishing,2B See Dolphins,2B
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Marathon (4-12) was scheduled to host Westwood Christian School Tuesday but results were not available at press time. Coral Shores is slated to visit Marathon today at 4 p.m. Lady Conchs dominate the CanesIn a game that the Coral Shores High School girls basketball team would just as soon forget, Key West defeated the visiting Hurricanes, 47-4, Friday night in a District 16-4A contest at the Bobby Menendez Gym. The young Hurricanes growing pains were especially painful they made one out of 27 field-goal attempts and committed 30 turnovers. They did not score in the second half. But the most startling statistic was 0 the number of time-outs called by Key West coach Tez Waters and Coral Shores coach Pat Meyers. The score would have been even more lopsided had the Conchs shot better they were 19 of 53 from the field for 36 percent. It took until 4:17 was left in the fourth quarter before Key West had a lead big enough (35 points) to necessitate a running clock. The game, which began a half-hour late because Coral Shores was delayed by traffic after a crash on U.S. 1, took only an hour and 10 minutes to play. It was senior night, and all six seniors scored for the Conchs. Shelisa Page had eight points, Alexsa Rahming and Shaniya Watson eachhad six, Aaliyah Lucky had four, Dejannae Lang had three, and Britnae Mingo had two. For the Conch underclassmen, Mikayla Stansbury scored eight and Jamica Mack and Brooke Marsden each had five. For Coral Shores, Valerie Robles scored two points and Jackie Boyle and Emma Machesic each made a free throw. The Conchs who outscored Coral Shores, 104-18, in two games this season improved to 6-4 overall and 3-3 in district. They will play St. Brendan on Feb. 2 in the semifinals of the district tournament at St. Brendan, needing to win to go on to the state tournament. The Hurricanes (0-8, 05) will end the regular season at Marathon at 4 p.m. today. They will play in the district tourney against Gulliver Prep, a team it recently lost to, 76-1.Coral Shores team shows its inexperienceBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BASKETBALLSee Dolphins,1B fishing families and groups from Florida to Canada and nearly everywhere in between. We fished mostly on the reef, with a few stops in Hawk Channel and on the patches. Several of our groups came back with limits of yellowtail snapper to about 17 inches. They also caught mutton snapper, legal-size grouper (released), porgy, mackerel and lots of hogfish. Capt. Moe Mottice, of Moes Custom Charters at the dock at Turtle Kraals in Key West, spent a lot of time in Hawk Channel and on the patch reefs catching yellowtail snapper, mackerel, sharks and small blackfin tuna. They used lots of chum and cut baits, and the action was nonstop. Mottice spent a day offshore trolling ballyhoo and caught their limit of kingfish with cero mackerel and bonito mixed in. They then headed to 550 feet of water, where they found a tree floating. They spent two hours catching a cooler full of dolphin and a few wahoo to found out their day.Fishing seminarThe Marathon Boat Yard Marine Center, 2059 Overseas Highway, continues its 2012 seminar series on Thursday with Capt. Dave Perry of Final Final Charters talking about reef and wreck fishing. The program runs from 6:30 to 8:30 pm and theres free popcorn. For more information, call 743-6341.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 Safe Harbor Animal Rescue of the Keys. Capt. Chris Johnson specializes in offshore, gulf/bay, bottom, wreck and reef fishing with SeaSquared Charters out of the 7 Mile Marina in Marathon. You can reach him at 743.5305, Sea-Squared@bellsouth.net and www.SeaSquaredCharters.com The Gilbert group is all smiles with their catch from an outing with SeaSquared Charters. They caught kingfish, mutton and yellowtail snapper, hogfish and porgy.Seminar is on ThursdayFrom Fishing,1BCanes, Fins play todayColonial downs hoop Eagles on home courtIsland Christian Schools boys basketball Eagles go looking for their second varsity win with two road games this week. The Eagles (1-6) travel to Horeb Academy on Thursday and to Redland Christian Academy on Friday. At home Jan. 20, the Eagles struggled with foul trouble in a 59-41 loss to visiting Colonial Christian. Center Kadian Carter, one of the Eagles top offensive threats, spent time on the bench with coach Marcus Ball after picking up early fouls. Guard Dylan Kling tried to pick up the slack with a team-high 12 points against the Patriots. Carter, with 10 points, was the only other ICS player in double figures. Guard Shaka Smith hit a 3-pointer in the fourth to end with six points, and Matt Cavanagh scored five points. Island Christian notched its first varsity win Jan. 10 with a 65-54 win at rival Princeton Christian. Carter scored 25 points and Smith hit for 18. Kling scored nine and Trey Gendron added seven. Results from a scheduled Tuesday game against Marathon High Schools junior varsity were pending at press time.Team looking for 2nd win of the seasonISLAND CHRISTIAN BASKETBALLBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgSoccer Lady Dolphins have tough time with PalmerMarathon High School Coach Lynn Landry said that after watching the film from Fridays District 16 girls soccer championship, it didnt look like a 6-0 game. But that was the final result, as the Falcons scored just over a minute in and never looked back in a shutout win on the Dolphinshome field. Palmer is definitely a good team, but there was a lot of things we could have done to not get beat 6-0. We didnt come out and play well in the first half, Landry said. Landry said the Dolphins were able to create space all over the field but failed to come away with quality scoring chances. We just have to take advantage of it. Were young and Palmer is a very experienced team, he said. If we could have just put one or two goals on the board in the first half, it would have changed the complexion of the game. The Falcons made it 2-0 at the 33:46 mark and tacked on a third goal at 25:47. Palmer failed to score on a breakaway chance at 21:30, missing a shot wide right, and senior goalie Julietta Pezzella made a huge save on a pointblank header off a corner kick at 16:09. But Palmer put the game out of reach early, scoring a fourth goal at the 10:45 mark and leading 4-0 at the half. Marathon limited scoring chances for most of the second half, but the Falcons still managed to tack on two late goals. The Dolphins (13-10) still earned a birth in the state regional playoffs for making the District 16 final. The girls were scheduled to face District 15 champion Dade Christian School Tuesday, but results werent available at press time.Teams falls 6-0 but still advancesBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON SOCCER Web extrasFor the following additional stories,go to www.KeysNet.com/sports:The Key West High School boys soccer team ended its season Monday with an 8-0 loss to second-seeded Pembroke Pines Charter in the first round of the District 16-3 tournament.The Marathon High School boys soccer team season came to a close Monday with a District 16-1A tournament loss to Westminster Christian School,5-0. Once again turned back by Gulliver Prep in their bid for an elusive district soccer title,Coral Shores High Schools Lady Hurricanes packed their gear bags Tuesday to open the regional playoffs.
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Humbug! 44December 31 45Captured 46Minnesota neighbors 50___ up (becomes aware) 51___ Alegre,Brazil 52Field:Prefix 53Entices 55Doctrine 57Eight,in Juarez 60Whimper 61Wear away 62Guide 63Surf sound 64Silent 65Brazilian river 66Astonishment 67Hoops league 68Provencal summers 70Belonging to Ms. Parks 73Remnant 75Do handiwork 76Vibrate 77Sentry 78Old Testament book 79Actors part 80Social call 82Something special 84Vilified 86Boastful person 88Colorado university site 90Caribou 91Signed 92Rockiesfirst manager 94Fables point 98Encircle 99Meadow 100Crew position 1021977 Wimbledon winner 103Palm leaf 1041979 Super Bowl MVP 111___ de France 112Transparent 114Bound 115___ or later 117NY Iroquois tribe 118Pickpockets 119Energies 120Worsted fabric 121Exhausted 122Toboggans DOWN 1Veil for an Indian woman 2Revenue 3Extreme degree 4___ off (angry) 5___ root 6Actor Sean 7English composer Thomas 8Exult 9Bye-bye 10Suffix with old or young 11Between Tyler and Taylor 12Porter 13Archie Bunker 14Demonstrate zeal 15Did a cobblers job 16Lugs 17Evangelist Billy 18___ the Confessor 19Diplomacy 25Mideast gold 26Garys state:Abbr. 29Large primate 32Hand-seeker 34Rotund 36Marry again 37Rear 38___ truly:Abbr. 39Chard relatives 40Map feature 41Between birdie and bogey 43U.S.Open champ 451979 Cotton Bowl champ 46Obstructed 47South American rodent 481979 Oscar-winning film 49Tunic over armor 51Little ones 54Needling session 56Approaches 58Skillful 59Speechified 69Hit to the right 71Implement 72Bush 73Disreputable 74Grand ___ 75City on the Vistula 81Turf 83High note 85Threatened tree 86Paid escorts 87Dye component 88Gets on 89Perches 92German article 93Stadium cry 95Poured 96Lou and Alfred 97Eyes knowingly 99Queen of Carthage 101Grates 104Ocean motion 105Evergreens 106Radar screen sighting 107No longer green 108Final response 109Grime 110Fleece 113Shoat 116Be in debt Observer crossword puzzle Precious People Solution in the Jan.28 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the Jan.21 puzzle. LivingDive museum opens libraryThe History of Diving Museum in Islamorada dedicates its Bauer Diving History Research Library on Feb. 29 at the museum, mile marker 83 bayside. The ribbon-cutting celebration is from 6 to 8 p.m. RSVPis required, call 6649737 or send an e-mail to email@example.com. Named after the museums founders, Joe and Sally Bauer, the new facility serves as the repository of the Bauer Library Collection, which consists of about 2,500 volumes. It is one of the most comprehensive collections of rare books relative to the story of undersea exploration and was amassed by the Bauers over four decades. The collection is focused on titles published prior to the mid-1900s and includes some publications dating back to the 1700s. Included are books, prints, woodcuts, catalogues, and photographs illustrating diving history, treasure hunting, submarine warfare, natural history and other aspects of underwater exploration. The project was made possible with a grant from the Monroe County Tourist Development Council. The grant allowed the museum to purchase custom archival-quality bookshelves, document storage drawers, a waterless firesuppression system, light fixtures and an art hanging system. There is also wireless Internet and audio-visual equipment to make it a functional space for business meetings and events, available for rent. The staff, board, and volunteers have all worked extremely hard on this project and its completion signifies a very important step forward for our young museum, said Erin Wolfe, manager of collections and administration. Tickets for the opening event are $25 ($15 for museum members). Drink tickets and hors doeuvres are included. The deadline to RSVPis Feb. 22. The museum is open to the general public daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The research library and meeting room will be accessible during those hours.Rare collection of books, more open to publicISLAMORADA The new meeting space is available for rent.Dogs experience anxiety, tooMany people have experienced anxiety at some point in their lives and can recognize it in others. What most dont realize is that their four-legged friends get anxious, too. Most dog owners can spot the well-known signs of fear in their dogs, such as pacing or tucking the tail between the legs. There are more subtle behaviors, however, that dogs display long before the obvious signs. To help keep your dog happy and comfortable, the American Kennel Club reveals the early signs of anxiety. Among them:Panting: Acommon misperception is that dogs pant only because theyre hot.Actually, many dogs will pant when theyre stressed or anxious. This happens because your dogs adrenaline is released in response to a scary situation, and his pulse quickens and his breathing speeds up.Yawning: Dogs may yawn as a sign that they are conflicted or uncertain about the situation theyre in. For example, your dog might want to jump off the groomers table because hes anxious or afraid, but hes been trained not to do that. Yawning signifies the conflict of continuing in the uncomfortable situation.Lip tension: Dogs often pull their lips back slightly when theyre anxious. It can appear as if hes smiling or just some creases as the corners of his mouth.Displacement behaviors: Your dog may display inappropriate behavior because he or she is anxious or excited about something else. Such behaviors include your dog humping your leg when a visitor comes to the house; he is displacing his feelings about the guest arriving.Watch early signs such as lip tensionMiami HeraldOUR PETS Photo courtesy MIAMI HERALDThis dog looks a little anxious.Perhaps its anxiety.LIVING BRIEFSBenefit planned for stroke victimAbenefit for David Stammdrjohn, who had a stroke in December, is planned for noon Saturday at the Dockside Bar and Grill, 35 Sombrero Road, Marathon. Stammdrjohn is a long-time Marathon resident and a cook at Dockside. Donation is $5 at the door, which gets you a drink. There will also be music, a 50-50 raffle and silent auction.Free rabies clinic set for Key LargoThe Upper Keys Animal Shelter at mile marker 106 has a free rabies-shot clinic set for Saturday. Call 4510088 for any appointment.Book reading group takes up Paris WifeThe Marathon Library Book Discussion Group meets on Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. at the Marathon library to discuss The Paris Wife by Paulla McLain. Its a fictionalized story of the love affair between Ernest Hemingway and Hadley Richardson. They met and married in 1920 and moved to Paris shortly thereafter to try to jump-start Hemingways writing career. Its a story of ambition and betrayal. For more information call Fran Spinelli at 743-6538.FAVOR schedules annual meetingThe Friends and Volunteers of Refuges has its annual meeting set for noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lower Keys Property Owners building, 1668 Bogie Road, Big Pine Key. Its open to the public and lunch will be served during the session.Tai Chi Society plans open houseThe KeysTaoist Tai Chi Society has an open house set for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Lower Keys Property Owners Association, 1668 Bogie Road, Big Pine Key. Group members will give an introduction and demonstration into what tai chi is. Then classes start on Feb. 1 at the same site. To find out more, call Susan Ley at (305) 748-0799 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.Family Fun Fest is next weekendThe city of Marathon hosts its fourth annual Family Fun Fest on Saturday at the citys Community Park soccer fields. Set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the free event will include food, music, lemonade, water, games, dancing, a scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, woodworking, animals from the Monroe County Sheriffs Office animal farm and more.Seniors driving class is offeredAdriving-safety class for motorists age 50 and older takes place later this month in the Upper Keys. The AARPDriver Safety Class is planned for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Mariners Hospital in Tavernier. There are no tests or driving required, and membership in AARPis not necessary. Most auto insurance companies provide a multi-year discount to AARPgraduates. The class costs $14 for non-AARPmembers, $12 for members. The fee includes a workbook. To find out more, call Mary Lou at 852-1620.Two to discuss faith-based healthUnderstanding and accepting the dying process and the grief process will be discussed during the next Community Health MinistriesTalking Points discussion, Avoiding Death: Lessons from Enoch and Elijah. Its planned for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at Mariners Hospital, mile marker 91.5. Leading the discussion will be Rev. Kerry Foote, pastor at Burton Memorial United Methodist Church; and Bernie Ginsberg, vice president of the Keys Jewish Community Center. Community Health Ministries in the Upper Keys is part of the Pastoral Care Department of Baptist Health South Florida. The seminars in the Talking Points series provide a relaxed atmosphere where those attending can gain faith-based perspectives on health concerns. The seminar is free; reservations are required. To r eserve a space, call 852-1612.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday,January 25,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 A A A A A A A A A A A d / 6228800 INTHECIRCUITCOURT FORMONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATEDIVISION FileNo.CPK110000272 INRE:ESTATEOF ALBERTCUSHINGREAD a/k/aALBERTCUSHING READ,JR. Deceased. NOTICETOCREDITORS Theadministrationoftheestate ofALBERTCUSHINGREAD a/k/aALBERTCUSHING READ,JR.,deceased,whose dateofdeathwasDecember 24,2010,ispendinginthe CircuitCourtforMONROE County,Florida,Probate Division,theaddressofwhich is500WhiteheadStreet,Key West,FL33040.Thenames andaddressesofthepersonal representativeandthe personalrepresentatives attorneyaresetforthbelow. A llcreditorsofthedecedent andotherpersonshaving claimsordemandsagainst decedentsestateonwhoma copyofthisnoticeisrequiredto beservedmustfiletheirclaims withthiscourtWITHINTHE LATEROF3MONTHSAFTER THETIMEOFTHEFIRST PUBLICATIONOFTHIS NOTICEOR30DAYSAFTER THEDATEOFSERVICEOFA COPYOFTHISNOTICEON THEM. A llothercreditorsofthe decedentandotherpersons havingclaimsordemands againstdecedentsestatemust filetheirclaimswiththiscourt WITHIN3MONTHSAFTER THEDATEOFTHEFIRST PUBLICATIONOFTHIS NOTICE. A LLCLAIMSNOTFILED WITHINTHETIMEPERIODS SETFORTHINSECTION 733.702OFTHEFLORIDA PROBATECODEWILLBE FOREVERBARRED. NOTWITHSTANDINGTHE TIMEPERIODSSETFORTH A BOVE,ANYCLAIMFILED TWO(2)YEARSORMORE A FTERTHEDECEDENTS DATEOFDEATHISBARRED. Thedateoffirstpublicationof thisnoticeisJanuary18,2012. PersonalRepresentative: WELLSFARGOBANK,N.A. By:EDWINHOFFMAN,VP P.O.BOX612007 PompanoBeach,Florida 33061 A ttorneyforPersonal Representative : DANP.HELLER,Esq. A ttorneyforPersonal Representative FloridaBarNumber:472220 HELLERWALDMAN,P.L. 3250MaryStreet Suite102 CoconutGrove,FL33133 Telephone:(305)448-4144 Fax:(305)448-4155 E-Mail: dhellerhellerwaldman.com PublishJanuary18,25,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 6255900 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUIT INANDFORMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA CaseNo.:2011-DR-1229-K Division:Family ELIZABETHDARLING, Petitioner, vs. GEORGEROBERTSCOTT, III, Respondent. NOTICEOFACTION TO: GEORGEROBERTSCOTT,III YOUAREHEREBYNOTIFIED thatanactiontoDomesticate ForeignJudgmentandfor EnforcementundertheFlorida EnforcementofForeign JudgmentsActhasbeenfiled againstyouandyouare requiredtoserveacopyofyour writtendefenses,ifany,toiton CheriAShapiro,Esquire,the Petitionersattorney,whose addressis412AngelaStreet, KeyWest,Florida33040,onor beforeFebruary21,2012,and filetheoriginalwiththeclerkof thecourteitherbeforeservice onthePetitionersattorneyor immediatelythereafter; otherwiseadefaultwillbe enteredagainstyouforthe reliefdemandedinthe complaintorpetition. DATEDonJanuary10,2012. CLERKOFTHE CIRCUITCOURT A A By:MarisladyLopez DeputyClerk PublishJanuary18,25, February1,8,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 6260300 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUIT INANDFORMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATEDIVISION CaseNo2011-CP-87-K Hon.PearyFowler INRE:THEESTATEOF PETERE.RYDER Deceased. NOTICETOCREDITORS Theadministrationoftheestate ofPETERE.RYDER, deceased,whosedateofdeath wasApril16,2011,ispending intheCircuitCourtforMonroe County,Florida,Probate Division,theaddressofwhich is500WhiteheadStreetKey West,FL33040.Thenames andaddressesofthepersonal representativeandthe personalrepresentatives attorneyaresetforthbelow. A llcreditorsofthedecedent andotherpersonshaving claimsordemandsagainst decedentsestateonwhoma copyofthisnoticeisrequiredto beservedmustfiletheirclaims withthiscourtWITHINTHE LATEROF3MONTHSAFTER THETIMEOFTHEFIRST PUBLICATIONOFTHIS NOTICEOR30DAYSAFTER THEDATEOFSERVICEOFA COPYOFTHISNOTICEON THEM. A llothercreditorsofthe decedentandotherpersons havingclaimsordemands againstdecedentsestatemust filetheirclaimswiththiscourt WITHIN3MONTHSAFTER THEDATEOFTHEFIRST PUBLICATIONOFTHIS NOTICE. A LLCLAIMSNOTFILED WITHINTHETIMEPERIODS SETFORTHINSECTION 733.702OFTHEFLORIDA PROBATECODEWILLBE FOREVERBARRED. Thedateoffirstpublicationof thisnoticeisJanuary18,2012. PersonalRepresentative: CharlesWagoner 523PetroniaStreet KeyWest,Florida33040 A ttorneyfor PersonalRepresentative: JamesW.McQuade FloridaBarNo.41607 LawOfficesof SamuelJ.Kaufman 1509JosephineStreet KeyWest,Florida33040 Telephone:(305)292-3926 Fax:(305)295-7947 PublishJaunuary18,25,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 6388100 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUIT,INANDFOR MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA. CASENo.CAM10232 EMIGRANTMORTGAGE COMPANY,INC., PLAINTIFF, VS. VICTORIAR.TOTHA/K/A VICTORIATOTH,ETAL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICEOF FORECLOSURESALE NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN pursuanttotheFinalJudgment ofForeclosuredatedJanuary 6,2012intheaboveaction,I willselltothehighestbidderfor cashatMonroe,Florida,on February10th,2012,at11:00 A .M.,atcourthousesteps-500 WhiteheadSt.,KeyWest,FL 33040forthefollowing describedproperty: CONDOMINIUMPARCELNO. 2INSUNSETCOURT CONDOMINIUM,A CONDOMINIUMRECORDED INOFFICIALRECORD828, PAGES1117-1162OFTHE PUBLICRECORDSOF MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA. A nypersonclaiminganinterest inthesurplusfromthesale,if any,otherthantheproperty ownerasofthedateofthelis pendensmustfileaclaimwithin sixty(60)daysafterthesale. TheCourt,initsdiscretion,may enlargethetimeofthesale. Noticeofthechangedtimeof saleshallbepublishedas providedherein. DATED:January13th,2012 By:TammyL.Marciel DeputyClerkoftheCourt Ifyouareapersonwitha disabilitywhoneedsany A A accommodationinorderto participateinthisproceeding, youareentitled,atnocostto you,theprovisionofcertain assistance.Pleasecontactthe A DACoordinator,Ms.Judy Greeneat502Whitehead Street,KeyWest,FL33040; telephonenumber 305-295-3127two(2)working daysofyourreceiptofthis notice;ifyouarehearing impaired,calltheFloridaRelay Servicesat1-800-955-8771 (TTY);ifyouarevoice impaired,calltheFloridaRelay Servicesat1-800-955-8770. Preparedby: GladstoneLawGroup,P.A. 1499W.PalmettoParkRd, Suite300 BocaRaton,FL33486 PublishJanuary25, February1,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 6402800 NOTICEOFINTENTIONTO CONSIDERADOPTIONOF COUNTYORDINANCE NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN TOWHOMITMAYCONCERN thaton February15,2012at 3:00P.M.,orassoon thereafterasmaybeheard, attheMurrayE.Nelson GovernmentCenter,102050 OverseasHighway,Mile Marker102,KeyLargo, MonroeCounty,Florida, the BoardofCounty CommissionersofMonroe County,Florida,intendsto considertheadoptionofthe followingCountyordinance: ANORDINANCEOFTHE BOARDOFCOUNTY COMMISSIONERSOF MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDAAMENDING SECTION18-64,MONROE COUNTYCODE,AMENDING THEFUNDINGAND SERVICESOURCEFORTHE BOARDOFPARKSAND RECREATION;PROVIDING FORSEVERABILITY; PROVIDINGFORTHE REPEALOFALL ORDINANCES INCONSISTENTHEREWITH; PROVIDINGFOR INCORPORATIONINTOTHE MONROECOUNTYCODEOF ORDINANCES;PROVIDING FORANEFFECTIVEDATE. PursuanttoSection286.0105, FloridaStatutes,noticeisgiven thatifapersondecidesto appealanydecisionmadeby theBoardwithrespecttoany matterconsideredatsuch hearingsormeetings,hewill needarecordofthe proceedings,andthat,forsuch purpose,hemayneedto ensurethataverbatimrecord oftheproceedingsismade, whichrecordincludesthe testimonyandevidenceupon whichtheappealistobe based. ADAASSISTANCE:Ifyouare apersonwithadisability whoneedsspecial accommodationsinorderto participateinthis proceeding,pleasecontact theCountyAdministrators Office,byphoning(305) 292-4441,betweenthehours of8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.,no laterthanfive(5)calendar dayspriortothescheduled meeting;ifyouarehearingor voiceimpaired,call 711 DatedatKeyWest,Florida,this 19thdayofJanuary,2012. DANNYL.KOLHAGE, ClerkoftheCircuitCourtandex officioClerkoftheBoardof CountyCommissionersof MonroeCounty,Florida (SEAL) PublishJanuary25,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 6403300 NOTICEOFINTENTIONTO CONSIDERADOPTIONOF COUNTYORDINANCE NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN TOWHOMITMAYCONCERN thaton February15,2012at 3:00P.M.,orassoon thereafterasmaybeheard, attheMurrayE.Nelson GovernmentCenter,102050 OverseasHighway,Mile Marker102,KeyLargo, MonroeCounty,Florida, the BoardofCounty CommissionersofMonroe County,Florida,intendsto considertheadoptionofthe followingCountyordinance: ANORDINANCEOFTHE MONROECOUNTYBOARD OFCOUNTY COMMISSIONERS CREATINGSECTION17-5OF THEMONROECOUNTY CODETOPROHIBIT PERSONSFROM LOITERINGAFTER WARNINGORWHEREANO LOITERINGSIGNHASBEEN POSTED;PROVIDINGFOR ENFORCEMENTAND PENALTIES;PROVIDING FORSEVERABILITY; PROVIDINGFORREPEAL OFALLORDINANCES INCONSISTENTHEREWITH; PROVIDINGFOR INCORPORATIONINTOTHE MONROECOUNTYCODEOF A A ORDINANCES;AND PROVIDINGFORAN EFFECTIVEDATE. PursuanttoSection286.0105, FloridaStatutes,noticeisgiven thatifapersondecidesto appealanydecisionmadeby theBoardwithrespecttoany matterconsideredatsuch hearingsormeetings,hewill needarecordofthe proceedings,andthat,forsuch purpose,hemayneedto ensurethataverbatimrecord oftheproceedingsismade, whichrecordincludesthe testimonyandevidenceupon whichtheappealistobe based. ADAASSISTANCE:Ifyouare apersonwithadisability whoneedsspecial accommodationsinorderto participateinthis proceeding,pleasecontact theCountyAdministrators Office,byphoning(305) 292-4441,betweenthehours of8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.,no laterthanfive(5)calendar dayspriortothescheduled meeting;ifyouarehearingor voiceimpaired,call 711 DatedatKeyWest,Florida,this 19thdayofJanuary,2012. DANNYL.KOLHAGE, ClerkoftheCircuitCourtandex officioClerkoftheBoardof CountyCommissionersof MonroeCounty,Florida (SEAL) PublishJanuary25,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 6405600 NOTICEOF REQUESTFORPROPOSALS NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN TOPROSPECTIVE PROPOSERS thaton February29,2012at3:00 P.M. theMonroeCounty PurchasingOfficewillreceive sealedproposalsforthe following: PROFESSIONALSERVICES FORDESIGNAND DEVELOPMENTOFAN INTEROPERABLE WEB-BASEDEMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONSYSTEM MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA RFP-EMG-60-306-2012PUR/CV Requirementsforsubmission andtheselectioncriteriamay berequestedfrom DemandStarbyOnviaat www.demandstar.comOR www.monroecountybids.com orcalltoll-freeat 1-800-711-1712.ThePublic Recordisavailableatthe MonroeCountyPurchasing OfficelocatedatTheGato Building,1100Simonton Street,Room1-213,KeyWest, Florida.Technicalquestions shouldbedirected, inwriting, toJoseTezanos,Senior Planner,MonroeCounty EmergencyManagement,490 63rdStreet,Marathon,Florida 33050orbyfacsimileto(305) 289-6333.Allanswerswillbe byAddenda. Proposersmusttwo(2) signedoriginalsandone(1) completecopyofeach Proposal(totalequals3) ina sealedenvelopemarkedonthe outside, SealedProposalfor ProfessionalServicesfor DesignandDevelopmentof anInteroperableWeb-Based EmergencyNotification System addressedand delivered,eitherbypersonor bymail,preferablybyspecial delivery,registeredmailto: MonroeCounty PurchasingOffice 1100SimontonStreet, Room1-213 KeyWest,FL33040 Phone:(305)292-4466 Fax:(305)292-4465 A llproposalsmustbereceived bytheCountyPurchasing Officebefore3:00P.M.on A A February29,2012.Any proposalsreceivedafterthis dateandtimewillbe automaticallyrejected.Faxed oremailedproposalswillalso beautomaticallyrejected. DatedatKeyWest,Florida,this 20thdayofDecember,2011. MonroeCounty PurchasingDepartment PublishJanuary25,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 6420600 CALLFORBIDS CITYOF KEYCOLONYBEACH DETROITGENERATOR BASE,COMPLETE ENCLOSUREANDMUFFLER NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN thattheUtilityBoard&City CommissionoftheCityofKey ColonyBeach,Florida, requestssealedbidstoprovide andinstallaDetroitGenerator Base,CompleteEnclosureand MufflerattheWastewater TreatmentFacility.Required: 1.Specifications,Bidder ResponseFormsand contractualrequirementsmust beobtainedfromUtilityBoard ClerkPatBritske,CityHall,600 W.OceanDrive,KeyColony Beach,FL33051,phone 305-289-1212,Ext.0. 2.Anon-sitereviewwithPlant ManagerDaveEvansis recommendedbefore submittingabid. 3.Biddersmustsubmit licensingandproofof insurancewithbid. SEALEDBIDSmaybe submittedasfollows: 1. MAIL toCityCommission, P.O.Box510141,KeyColony Beach,FL33051-0141 2. FAX to305-289-1767 3. DELIVER toCityHall,600 W.OceanDrive,KeyColony Beach,Florida SEALEDBIDSMUSTBE SUBMITTEDBY2:30P.M.ON WEDNESDAY,FEBRUARY 15,2012. TOBEOPENEDINTHE OFFICEOFTHECITY CLERK.Areportofthebidswill bemadebyCityClerkVickie BollingerattheRegularUtility BoardMeetingbeginningat 9:30a.m.onTuesday, February21,2012,CityHall ConferenceRoom.Final approvalwillbemadebythe CityCommissionattheir RegularMeetingat9:30a.m. onThursday,February,23, 2012,CityHallAuditorium. PLEASEMARKENVELOPES A SFOLLOWS: DETROITGENERATOR BASE,COMPLETE ENCLOSUREANDMUFFLER OPENINGDATE:FEBRUARY 15,2012 Bidsreceivedafter2:30p.m.on FEBRUARY15,2012willbe returnedtothesender unopened.TheCity Commissionreservestheright toacceptorrejectanyandall bids. PatriciaA.Britske, UtilityBoardClerk PublishJanuary25,28,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A CARPENTER Experiencedwithframe/form Validdriverslic.,transportation &toolsamust.Marathon. Pleasecall(305)289-8331 CONCRETEINSPECTORS Noexperiencenecessary,will traintherightperson.Fl. driverslic.andbackground checkrequired.Paybasedon exp.PreferMarathonresident. Callforapplication,743-5555 ExperiencedCarpenter/ Carpenterhelperneeded. Musthaveowntoolsand transportation. Call305-872-2100. MAINTENANCEPERSON LightMechanical&landscaping.MusthavevalidDr.lic. A pplyinpersonHAWKS NEST,1KyleWayS.,Mrthn P/T PAINTING, LANDSCAPING& MAINTENANCE. Mustspeak English.Marathonarea. $13/hr.(305)743-8691 POOLCLEANERHavingowntruckisaplus. Musthavecleandrivingrecord. MiddleKeys.305-849-5934 SEACENTERonBigPine Key islookingforaP/TCounter PartsPersonforTues-Sat. Computerskillsrequired. Pleaseapplyinperson. SKIFFGUIDEMusthaveUSCGlicense. Emailresumeto keyzfishinggmail.com A A CAREGIVERNEEDED for adult,12hrnightshift,in Marathon.Mustbehonest, dependable,goodattitude. CNAorwilltrain.231-620-2342
Wednesday,January 25,2012 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 A A A A A A A A Now accepting applications for:Cook Servers Banquet Houseman Front Office Manager PT Security Certified ElectricianWe offer competitive wages.To apply go to: www .hershacareers.com For any questions please contact Shelby Valles @ 305-433-9937DFWP& EOECome join our great team and take part of our future at the newly renovated: A A A A A A A A LOGO Dummy012 Error: 1 Dummy0123-16:12:29 4 x 9.5 (134.118) Dummy Dummy LOGO 86845 Error: 1 86845 2 x 2.5 (35.4314) 622565 MARATHON BOAT YARD NOW HIRING MARATHON BOAT YARD> K0260GENERAL/MISCELLANEOUS TOM THUMBFood Stores, Inc. Offers the following positions inMONROE COUNTY* Managers &ManagerTrainees Assistant Managers Store ClerksThree shifts available:6am to 2pm 2pm to 10pm 10pm to 6amTo apply please call 786-295-5307 and ask for Ken Lee We will train. No experience needed. Competitive wages and benefits. DFWP. E.O.E. Make BIG $$$$Bartender, Dancers Servers & SecurityHousing availableMonday SaturdayCall Mr Ford664-4335 WOODYS MM82 A A Clerical, frontdeskreceptionist fordentalofficeinUpperKeys. Full-timesalariedposition, Monday-Friday,experience preferred,bilingualamust. Sendresumeandwork experienceto dentaljobs2012hotmail.com OFFICEASSISTANTneeded infastpacedMarathonReal Estateoffice.Computerskills& goodfriendlycommunication required.Faxresumeto 800-768-3849 A A GRACEJONESDAYCARE lookingforaqualifiedteacher C.D.A./45statehours.AlsoP/T teacher,3-6pm.Mustbe18 andlovechildren. 743-6064 A A BARTENDER(P/T)NEEDED ForMarathonElksLodge, 8239OverseasHwy.Please call289-0417forinterview. ExperiencedHousekeeperin Marathon forlateAM&early PM.Mustread/write/speak English,havetransp,phn&be avail7days/wk.AlsoP/Tyard work.305-340-9561,10-12 HELPWANTEDDAYS Bus/Dishwasher/Prep FishTales;MM53 CallJackie743-9196 orstopby HERBIESCOOKSDISHWASHERWAITSTAFF Dependable& experienced.Applyinpersonto 6350OverseasHwy,Marathon HOUSEKEEPER,PARTTIME Weekendsrequired.Must speakEnglish.Pleaseapplyin person,BlueWatersMotel, 2222OveseasHwy,Marathon. IMMEDIATEHIRINGDiningRoomCaptainsBreakfastServersDinnerFoodRunners HIDEAWAYCAFECall Robertat289-1554between 10am-noonforappointment. MARATHONRESTAURANT nowhiringallpositions includingretailmarketcounter person.Applyinperson,Keys Fisheries,3390GulfviewAve. A A A AExperiencedCarpenter/ Handymanof25years,inall phasesofrepairsand remodeling, lookingto relocatetotheKeysfromNorth Carolina.Lookingforthat certainsomeonewhomaybein needofmyservicesaswellas aplacetoliveformyselfandmy wifeof25years.Readyto moveasearlyasApril2012. CallWilliamat(828)312-1929 chopkicharter.net AAExperiencedCarpenter/ Handymanof25years,inall phasesofrepairsand remodeling, lookingto relocatetotheKeysfromNorth Carolina.Lookingforthat certainsomeonewhomaybein needofmyservicesaswellas aplacetoliveformyselfandmy wifeof25years.Readyto moveasearlyasApril2012. CallWilliamat(828)312-1929 chopkicharter.net A A LookingforaLocal Business? Alsosee TheFloridaKeysBusiness Directory ineveryissueofthe Keynoter! A A LookingforaLocalService? A lsosee TheFloridaKeysBusiness Directory ineveryissueofthe Keynoter! A A PRIVATECOLLECTOR SEEKINGWOODCARVINGS BYCHRISDUBE ph561-324-9778 buffet49bellsouth.net A A AMOVINGSALE!! Everything mustgo-Furniture,CDs, DVDs,Books,Plants, Microwave,more. Fri&Sat 8-2?. 2615thSt.KeyColony Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in the classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or email@example.com YOU HAVE IT.
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ByarsUsedFurniture &Appliances,2771O/SHwy, Marathon.743-6506 A A AMARATHON3/2 DEN verycleanhome,onquiet street,screenedpatio,extralot, storage.$1750/moF/L/S. 305-731-4677 BIGPINEKEY2/2,1car garage,boathouse Deep waterbasin,dock,davits,1.75 /-acres.NearNoNameKey. $1800/mo.239-671-1390 KCB-3/2SingleFamilyHome on40canal,fullyfurn,allnew! A vail5/1-endofyear.$1500/ mo,F/L/S,plusutil.6mo.min. Nopets.732-768-6956 KNIGHTSKEY,MM47 Beautiful3/2. Drive-by16KyleWaySouth. $1395permonth. Call305-725-7655. MARATHON2/2AFramein quietneighborhood. Boat launch/beach/park.Decks, workroom,carport.$1800/mo 704-589-8565,704-844-2840 MARATHON4/2.Charming homeingreatneighborhood. 3/1inmainhouse;1/1inguest house.$2200/no util,F/L/S. CallAndy561-212-3045 A A MM100-KEYLARGO2/1 2ndflooroncanal Liv/Din/Kit &ScreenPorch.,22ft.Dock, oceanside.$1600/mo.,Unfurn. ShareW/D.Call732-762-2343 N.KEYLARGO3/2. Concrete. CentralAC.HOpark.Yard service.Unfurnished.$1400/ mth.Nopets.Yearlease.$500 sec.dep.305-394-1150 A A GRASSYKEY3/2canalfront home. Dockage,unfurnished, EZaccesstoOcean&Bay. Section8OK.$1450/mo. Utilitiesincl.305-735-4434 MARATHON1BR,Park ModelRV .Flaroom,30dock, air,furnished.$1100/mo.,plus lotfee&util.305-289-0540 MARATHON2BR,1BA unfurnished,onlarge3600sf lot.Tiledfloors,W/D.PetsOK. $850/mo util.F/L.Call 305-295-6432 A A AMOVEINNOWfrom$375 week.MARATHON.Weekly ormonthly.Fullyfurnished. Allutilities cable&freeWIF I included.305-289-0800 IAMLOOKINGFORLONG TERMRENTALIN MARATHONAREA 2BR,2BA or2BR,1BA. IDEAL TENANTS oldercouple relocatingtobenearfamily;no petsandnosmoking.Call 305-743-2561,leavemessage ISLAMORADAMM82 EFFICIENCY. Clean,quiet location.$780monthincludes utilites.Petconsidered.$1000 sec.Yearlease.305-304-7986 KCBTwinplx -2615thSt, 2BR,1BA.30dockw/davits. A lltileflrs,centrA/C,ht.Wshr/ dryerhook-ups.$1450/mo,12 mo.lease.F/L/S419-239-1046 KEYCOLONYBEACH,9TH St .2/2,groundlevel,fullsize W/D,37dock.AvailableJan 15th.305-289-0064 A AMARATHON1/1 MM48.5 $975/mo,F/L/S Hotwater&laundryincl. Call289-1150 AAMARATHON1/1 MM48.5 $975/mo,F/L/S Hotwater&laundryincl. Call289-1150 MARATHON2/1MODULAR $775/mo,$775deposit. A pplicationrequired.20612th St.Gulf,unit / 2.Pleasecall 305-289-9350 MARATHON2BR,1BA waterfrontunfurnduplex .All tile,W/Dhkup,dockage.Bike tobeach!$1150/mo,F/L,$500 sec.dep.718-428-1374 MARATHON2BR,1BA waterfrontunfurnduplex .All tile,W/Dhkup,dockage.Bike tobeach!$1150/mo,F/L,$500 sec.dep.718-428-1374 MARATHON2/BR den,1 BA. Unfurn,useofW/D.No pets.$1100/mo.,inclwater. $500dep.(305)296-0800 MARATHONEFFICIENCY Furn,balcony,oncanalw/ dockage.ClosetoPorkys. Cableincl.$750/mo. elec deposit.305-834-0215 MARATHON-NEW1BEDROOM-HALFDUPLEX $775permo.First/Last/Sec. Call743-2300forinfo. MARATHONSTUDIO 20dockage,A/C,fullkitchen, fullbath,tiled.$850/mo util MM48.561-212-6563 A A MM102 KEYLARGO $500/mo.Partlyfurnnsmall effcyapt.First/Sec. Utilities included. Laundryavail.Off streetparking.305-509-2510 MM89.2BAYSIDE 2BR/2BAAPT. Yearly Lease.CentralA/C,&Heat. NoPets.$1200permonth. F/L/S.Call305-522-4863 MM97.8OCEANSIDE 1BR/1BA.APT Quietlocation,Nosmkng. $850/mo.F/L/S. Call305-942-8367 MM102 GULFFRONTHOME atAdamsCut. 60concretedock,3BR,1BA, 1kitchen.$1500/moF/L/S.Call 954-290-1444forinfo. PrestigiousIndigoReef, Marathon .3BR,2-1/2BA, gated,pool,workoutroom, dockspace,coveredparking. A vailnow!F/L/S305-289-0064 A A BIGPINE ROOMSFOR RENT Bedfurnished.AvailableMarch 1st.$400/mo security deposit.321-684-8457 MM53.5-KEYCOLONY BEACH-Roommatewanted. Furn.nosmkngorpets.$475/ mo,shareutil.Shorterstay, highercost.617-365-1092 A A KEYLARGOMM96. Ocean side.Directoceanaccess w/Oceanviews!Furn,3br,2ba/ 2br,2ba.Seasonalorannual. Call786-258-3127 MM25,BIGTORCHKEY 2/2seasonal,furnished. Deepwaterdock. $dependsonterms. 305-457-9804 A A A AGALLERIASTRIPCENTER INISLAMORADA,FL. Spaces A vailableForLeaseApprox. 400to2500sqft.Pleasecall TYLERMCRAE formoreinformationat SBXCOMMERCIAL REALESTATEOFFICE: (305) 296-7920,cell:(305)304-0844 AAGALLERIASTRIPCENTER INISLAMORADA,FL. Spaces AvailableForLeaseApprox. 400to2500sqft.Pleasecall TYLERMCRAE formoreinformationat SBXCOMMERCIAL REALESTATEOFFICE: (305) 296-7920,cell:(305)304-0844 HeartOfMarathonOfficeorretail.1000sqft.Next toPublix,thenewWalgreens andmarina. 561-743-3745 INDUSTRIALSPACEFOR RENT UPTO2000SF.FrontsUS1, Marathon.Greatvisibility. 289-9992FORDETAILS MARATHONCommspace 2,450sqftofficeplusstorage. 180frontfootageonUS / 1. 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AC,fullgalley,head, sleeps4.Readytocruise,fish orliveaboard.Mustsellnow, only $35K! 305-872-3123 43GULFSTARTRAWLER 1974 TwinPerkins,Diesel6-354. $49,500orBestOffer. 508-922-1010 50NELSONTRAWLER1989 VeryrarewithThompson commercialhull,dieselpower, 5levels,2ndowner.Asking $150K.305-731-9612 A A CarolinaSkiffSpecialists All sizes&models:SeaChasers, Benningtonpontoons&Hydrasports.CallFt.MyersforWest Coastpricing!800-955-7543 A A 2ENGINES,181,4Cylinder complete, Paragontransmissions,P-21, P-200,direct.$200total. 305-745-4607 225EFIMercury Longshaft under500hours. $3000.Readytogowithall gear. 508-922-1010 A A 50SlipBonefishMarina; Marathon.Oceanside,Live aboardw/utilities,Boathouse A kerberg314-757-9077 j akerberggmail.com BOATSLIPFORRENT MM99OCEANSIDE $10ft.Upto40ft. Noliveaboards.Water& Electric.(305)942-3055 MARATHON Privateownerat BoatHouse/CoralLagoon, 40wetslipforrent,includes elec&water.Alsoavaildryrack inboatbarn.305-289-0064 A A 1,500 B LobsterCerts forsale.$75each. 2,000lbicemakermachine. Only1yearold. CallCarlos305-879-7808 2MLDENDORSEMENTS 16Carolinaskiff,40hp,Suzuki &trailer.$35KOBO. 727-544-3830 400BLOBSTERTAGS, ALLORPART, $100EACH. 305-394-2818 Leavemessage AADavebuyspermits SoAtlanticSnapper,Grouper, GulfReef,K/Mack,Shark, Sword,Tuna. $$$in48hours!904-262-2869 A AAlltypesofpermitsforsale!! RockShrimp,KingFish,S A tlanticSnapper,Grouper,Gulf 6Packreef&pelagic, CommercialGulfReefFish, GulfSnapperIFQs,LongLine Pkg.Manyotherpermitsavail. Webuy,sell&brokeralltypes ofpermits.Callbeforeyoubuy orsell!Pleasecallforprices. Licensed&Bonded.Allpermits guaranteedvalidfortransfer, manyrefsavail.JohnPottsJr. 321-784-5982,321-302-3630 www.shipsusa.com AAAlltypesofpermitsforsale!! RockShrimp,KingFish,S AtlanticSnapper,Grouper,Gulf 6Packreef&pelagic, CommercialGulfReefFish, GulfSnapperIFQs,LongLine Pkg.Manyotherpermitsavail. Webuy,sell&brokeralltypes ofpermits.Callbeforeyoubuy orsell!Pleasecallforprices. Licensed&Bonded.Allpermits guaranteedvalidfortransfer, manyrefsavail.JohnPottsJr. 321-784-5982,321-302-3630 www.shipsusa.com ALUMINUMTANDEM BOATTRAILER Fitsupto23boat.$750. LocatedatMM99. 305 942-3055 A A LiveaboardDocksMarathon, covereddeckarea,pvtbath house.FreeW/Dforresidents. 12mosforthepriceof10! Checkwithus1st! 731-3386 LOBSTERCERTS700tags.$125each, 305-395-8746,BigPineKey MTHN-MarineStorage :boats, trailers,campers,anyclean storageOKonwheels.Best ratesintown.Checkwithus first!CallEmil,731-3386 A AWANTED-STONECRAB TopDollarPaid A nyQuantity SeriousBuyer 5619067335 Spinysseafoodyahoo.com AAWANTED-STONECRAB TopDollarPaid AnyQuantity SeriousBuyer 5619067335 Spinysseafoodyahoo.com A A Autoswanted.Allyears. Junk-Used.Car-Van-Truck. 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Cableincl.$750/mo. elec deposit.305-834-0215 MARATHON-NEW1BEDROOM-HALFDUPLEX $775permo.First/Last/Sec. Call743-2300forinfo. MARATHONSTUDIO 20dockage,A/C,fullkitchen, fullbath,tiled.$850/mo util MM48.561-212-6563 GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551