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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .8B Living . . . . . . .2B Business . . . . . .5A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .4BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2011 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,DECEMBER 31,2011 VOLUME 58,NO.105 25 CENTS In LAttitudes Happy New Year! We have the skinny on all of the KeysNew Years Eve happenings.Story, 5B Charitable giving Dont like that present you just got? Consider using KeysReuse to get it to a local nonprofit group that needs it.Story, 3B N e w Y e a r s E v e p a r t i e r s c a n f in d e x u b e ra n t c e l e b r a t i o n s in p e r h a p s t h e w a r m e s t w e a th e r i n th e c o n t in e n ta l U n it e d S t a t es r ig h t h e r e i n t h e F l o r i d a K e y s .In f ac t, it s o n e o f the 10 be st p la ce s in th e U .S to rin g i n t h e n ew ye a r, a c co r din g t o Y a h o o! T ra v e l, jo i nin g N e w Y o rk C i ty ; F lo rid a s W a lt D isn ey W o rl d; A tl a n ta ; M iam i; N ew O rl ea ns; S a n A n to nio T ex a s; V ai l, C o .; L as V eg a s; an d B os to n.R e v e l r y in t h e U p p e r K e y s i s t o i n c lu d e f ir e w o rk s a n d o t h e r a c ti v i t ie s a t p o p u la r K e y L a r g o a n d I s l a m o r a d a r e s t a u ra n ts a n d r e s o r ts I n K e y W e s t m e r r y m a k e r s c a n g e t th e d r o p o n th e n e w y e a r a t a n y o f th r e e u n i q u e t a k e s o n t h e T im e s S qu a r e tr a d i t io n a s m i d n i g h t a p p r o a c h e s D e c 3 1 .Key WestT h o u s a n d s o f p e o p l e a r e e x p e c t e d to g a th e r o n D u v a l S tr e e t t o r i n g i n 2 0 1 2 b y w a t c h in g a g i g a n t i c m a n m a d e c o n c h s h e l l d r o p a t S l o p p y J o e s B a r 2 0 1 D u v a l F e s t iv it i e s a r e m c e e d b y a r o o ft o p h o s t 1 0 p m a n d a s So long 2011 and hello 2012Keys ring in new year with unique funN E W Y E A R S E V E T h o u s a n d s o f p e o p le c r o w d D u v a l S t r e e t in K e y W e s t d u r in g a p a s t S u s h i d r o p a t t h e B o u rb o n S t r e e t P u b M e a n w h i le p ir a t e we n c h E v a le n a W o r th in g t o n e n s u r e s t h e 0 1 2 s ig n o n th e t a ll s h ip a t t h e S c h o o n e r W h a r f i s i n w o r k in g o r d e r b e fo r e t h e fe s t i v it ie s B ei n g Elm o director: A laborof loveB e i n g E l m o : A P u p p e t e e r s J o u r n e y R a t e d P G O n e h o u r 1 6 m i n u te s P la y i n g a t t h e T r o p ic C i n e m a 4 1 6 E a t o n S t. 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A : T h a t s a n a r e a I m n o t r e a ll y c o m f o r t a b l e t a l k i n g a b o u t i f y o u d o n t m in d I r a i se d s o m e m o n e y o n t h e o u ts id e I b o r ro w e d s o m e m o n e y f r o m p e o p l e b u t I d o n t r e a l ly f e e l c o m fo r ta b le t t h e d e t a i ls o fMarks discusses how d ocum entary got to screenF I L M Ph o t o c our t e sy M c CL A T CH Y T R IB U N EK e v in C la s h a n d E lm o a t t e n d t h e K e n n e d y C e n t e r H o n o rs o n D e c .4 in W a s h in g t o n ,D C .T h e K e n n e d y C e n t e r H o n o r s a r e a w a rd e d a n n ua l ly fo r l i f e t im e a c h ie v e m e n t in t h e p e rf o r m i n g a r t s .C r a ig W a n o u s KEYS FILM NEW YEARS EVEEric and Lynne Perry of Derby, England, celebrate their last day of a three-week Keys vacation poolside in Islamorada during what has been a busy December for tourism.Keynoter photos by KEVIN WADLOWTourists jam in for the holidaysFlorida Keys roads and resorts filled this holiday week as visitors headed south in droves to celebrate the new year. Its always insanity down here between Christmas and New Years, said Jodi Weinhofer, president of the Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West, but this year has been incredibly busy. Traffic delays on U.S. 1 were frequent all week in all the usual spots, said Deputy Becky Herrin, spokeswoman for the Monroe County Sheriffs Office. As visitors head south to welcome 2012 in the Florida Keys,traffic at some areas like the Snake Creek Bridge has backed up for miles this week.This was on Thursday.U.S. 1 is packed, rooms are scarce, hoteliers happyBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Looking back at 2011As the year inches to a close,this newspaper took a look back Wednesday at the past 12 months at Monroe County government and the village of Islamorada,and at loved ones who died the past year. Today,we do the same for the School District, the cities of Marathon and Key West,and the environment. However,those entities were hardly the only ones making headlines in 2011.Also creating their own news were the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District,the Mosquito Control District, Florida Keys Community College and the U.S.Navy.There were also big changes to fishing regulations. To read about all of those,go to www .KeysNet.com and click on News.This coming Wednesday,well take some of those online recollections and put them to print. Budget crunch crushes the School DistrictThe Monroe County School District learned in 2011 to live with a lot less, cutting more than $9 million in expenses largely by slashing teacher pay and putting off a number of planned initiatives. And based on the fiscal outlook for the coming year, the lean times are far from over administrators are already projecting at least a $4 million shortfall for the fiscal year that starts July 1.HOB messMarch saw the beginning of a nearly yearlong dialogue between the School District and city of Key West over the 56-foot height of one of the new Horace OBryant Middle School buildings that violates the citys 25-foot height limit.The renovated $36 million school, scheduled for a summer 2013 completion, is financed through a low-interest federal stimulus loan obtained by former Superintendent Joseph Burke.Following mediation, the district agreed to lower the planned heights of other HOB buildings to less than 30 feet.Union changeIn June, Leon Fowler, 26year president of the United Teachers of Monroe union, handed off the top post to former UTM Vice President Holly Hummell-Gorman. Kimberley Lowell, aJara takes over during a time of money woesBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com2011:A LOOK BACKAyear of change for MarathonAtransition at Fishermens Community Hospital, big changes at Marathon Fire Rescue, redevelopment at several major U.S. 1 properties and the settlement of a major lawsuit dominated headlines in Marathon in 2011.The Dec. 14 hiring of new Chief Executive Officer Hal Leftwich capped a lengthy process by which Fishermens transitioned from a for-profit to nonprofit business model.The hospital cut ties with 25-year lessee Health Management Associates in June and Tennesseebased Quorum Health Resources took over on July 1. The company runs day-to-day operations while the nonprofit board of trustees assumed financial responsibility for the hospital.Leftwich, 56, was one of 67 applicants for the top job and one of just seven to interview in Marathon. He spent the last 15 years at Hancock Medical Center in St. Louis, Miss.Fire chief out, new businesses are coming inBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com2011:A LOOK BACK LEFTWICHCity is down to one bookstoreWhile Key West has a long and rich literary tradition, boasting Ernest Hemingway as the crown jewel, you certainly wouldnt know it if using the presence of booksellers as a gauge.Other than Hemingway, who lived in Key West for more than a decade, noted writers Tennessee Williams, Robert Frost, Judy Blume, Robert Stone, Jim Harrison, Maria Bishop, Mark Childress and many others have called Key West home.But if Key West Island Books doesnt have any of their works, good luck finding a copy except at the library.Over the summer, Borders Express on North Roosevelt Boulevard closed along with the rest of the national chain while independent bookstore Voltaire Books on Eaton Street shuttered after five years. Add to that list come Jan. 5 is Bargain Books at 1028 Truman Ave., leaving Island Books, 513 1/2 Fleming St., as the only bookstore in the Southernmost City. The timing of the closing is a bit ironic, since it corresponds with the Jan. 5 kickoff of the Key West Literary Seminary, which has grown in prominence since its 1983 inception.Bill Flagg opened Bargain Books, which sells used books along with newspapers and magazines, in the early 1980s; now hes facing the advanced stages of Alzheimers and has moved to the Philippines to be with his wifes family.In the rear of the bookstore is a gym, Able Body Fitness, that Nick Chew, the sole remaining employee, said has paid the bills the past few years. The gym has kept the place open and paid the bills, he said Thursday. Of Flagg: Its just too much to deal with, [the Alzheimers] combined with the way books have been selling. Chew said that since customers found out the store is closing, business has been noticeably better than any time in the past year. People are kind of rushing in trying to grab whatBargain Books shutting doors this ThursdayBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WESTSee Schools,3ASee Marathon,2ASee Bookstore,2ASee Tourists,2ACredit Union consolidatesKeys Federal Credit Union is consolidates two Key West offices and opens a new headquarters Jan.17. Story, 5A 14 Days toJanuary 14th FREEBayview Park
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,December 31,2011 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.7767 SUN.7867 MON.7455 TUES.6452 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes Keys Sunday and the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $59.53 in Florida and $56.16 outof-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. 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Former Chief William Wagner split time in Marathon and Islamorada for three years before the City Council ended that agreement on Sept. 30. The council was clearly displeased with Village Council members saying Marathon was taking advantage of what it felt was a temporary arrangement.City Manager Roger Hernstadt has been conducting interviews and plans to bring a short list of candidates to the council in January.Meanwhile, the council in August narrowed down potential design plans for the planned fire station at the Jolly Roger Travel Park on Grassy Key. The park is at mile marker 59. The council agreed to construct a hip-or slopedroof design designed to withstand a 150 mph wind load.Crane PointThe city also agreed to help nonprofit Crane Point Museum and Nature Center do some construction of its own. The city has applied for $735,000 in state Community Development Block Grant money to fund a planned $1.1 million zip-line course.Zip lines are cables strung from platform to platform that riders navigate with a pulley system. Theyre popular in tourist destinations around the world.The state can award $35,000 for each job created that lasts at least one year. Crane Point says it plans to hire 21 full-time employees for the course. Agroup of concerned citizens formed a coalition, Keep Crane Point Natural, in October to stop the course from being built. They claim the course will interfere with wildlife, in particular the threatened white-crowned pigeon.HotelsIn late July, the council approved a revamped development agreement for Marathons most iconic hotel property, Faro Blanco Resort and Yacht Club.The Key West-based Spottswood Co. owns the property, which has been sitting idle since it was awarded the right to redevelop the mile marker 48 property in 2006. The company plans to have it open sometime in 2012.New site plans call for a 100-unit hotel, 150-seat restaurant, 14 affordable housing units, 86 boat slips, a 171-boat storage building, clubhouse and dock masters building. The hotel will be on the bayside of U.S. 1 while the marina will be on the oceanside on 15th Street. In September, the 26-unit Crystal Bay Resort on U.S. 1 near mile marker 50 closed down in the hopes of redeveloping as a 100-unit Marriott Residence Inn. Owner Marvin Rappaport offered little detail at the time, but acknowledged hed signed a franchise agreement with the hotel giant. He purchased the property in December 2006. Rappaports problem will be securing enough available transient-unit rights for 100 rooms. The city has a moratorium in place on new hotel rooms, but they can be purchased elsewhere and transferred. However, the state Department of Economic Opportunity has said it will award the citys progress toward completing its citywide central sewer system by allowing it to dole out 100 new transient units. The state also said Marathon can borrow forward for another 100 units.Marathon, Islamorada and Monroe County officials appear before the state Cabinet each year to discuss progress made on state-mandated work plans centered on sewers and other environmental issues. Those meetings are slated for Jan. 11 with Cabinet aides and on Jan. 18 with the Cabinet itself. Both are in Tallahassee.Marlin Bay, by far the largest of numerous mid2000s real estate busts in Marathon, sold for $15 million in late November. Thats a shocking number given the $220 million luxury bayside development planned on the Louisa Street site.The sale between Marlin Bay Yacht Club LLC of Stuart and Continental Real Estate Co. closed on Nov. 16. Continental brokered the deal as a bank foreclosure. Originally approved in 2005, L.M. Sandler and Sons planned 84 homes ranging from $1.6 million to $4 million, plus eight affordable units, a 99-slip marina, a pool and a 7,600-squarefoot clubhouse with business and fitness centers.BusinessOn the business front, pharmacy giant Walgreens opened its second Marathon location on Dec. 8 at U.S. 1 and 53rd Street at mile marker 50. The building was vacant and in disrepair after the last business there, Garys Pub and Billiards, closed in 2004. Divers Direct planned to open a store there in 2007 and started demolishing the building. But it walked away halfway through, leaving a shell in February 2008. At U.S. 1 and 73rd Street, the former Miami Subs property is being redeveloped as a five-bay gas station and DunkinDonuts. The council approved the project in September and its expected to be complete within six months.Redevelopment gets a push forwardFrom Marathon,1A Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYRather than pay the estimated $10 million to fix the bridge leading to Boot Key Harbor, the city agreed with the state to permanently close the bridge.That ultimately led to the city agreeing to pay Boot Key landowner Joe Nascone $3 million to settle a land-takings case.they can, he said, adding that he pulled some books by Tom Corcoran and other Florida novelists for himself.Where do you go to buy books now? Chew wondered. Theres Walgreens or Kmart or you can go to Island Books. Hes the last game in town.Island Books went through a change in management earlier this year when Scott Schaffer, whose fatherin-law owns the Fleming Street building, purchased the store and inventory from the estate of former owner Marshall Smith, who passed away in 2009.It has been a sad situation here, Chew said, adding that he has hundreds of unopened boxes of books with unknown contents. Asked what would happen to that merchandise on the 5th, he said, Honestly, I dont know. Bargain Books is open daily 7 a.m. until 8 a.m. until its planned closure next week, and is offering deep discounts on remaining inventory.Down to oneFrom Bookstore,1A We know its frustrating for everybody but its a crowded road that can only hold so many cars, Herrin said. Long backups in the southbound lanes were reported at the approach to the Jewfish Creek Bridge on Key Largo, the Snake Creek Bridge in Islamorada, at the traffic light on Big Pine Key, and on Stock Island at the entrance to Key West. There have been traffic issues all week, Herrin said. The positive side is that when its this busy, the number of serious accidents tends go down because people are traveling slowly.At the Islander Resort in Islamorada, Eric and Lynne Perry spent Thursday savoring their last day in the Keys sunshine before returning home to Derby, England.Its warmer in England than it usually is but its still cold compared to this, said Lynne, clad for swimming. Do we want to go? Absolutely not. The Perrys marked a decade of spending three December weeks in Islamorada with this years visit for the sunshine, the fishing and the company. Weinhofer said this would be a very bad time to arrive without a reservation for New Years weekend. This is not the time to do that, she said. Most of our properties have been sold out for a while. Carolyn Caplan, owner of the Sea Dell Motel in Marathon, agreed. This is our best holiday season in the five years since we bought the property, she said. In fact, 2011 has been our best year. Factors that tourism professionals say are contributing to the higher visitation include:An improving economy.AChristmas-to-New Years week that ends with a three-day weekend.Balmier than in a cold January 2011. Historically Christmas to New Years has always been good but this weekend has been a particularly good, Weinhofer said. Reservations at the associations nearly 100 member properties indicate the upswing may continue through March. In recent years, visitors had fallen into the habit of not booking in advance, just coming down at the last minute, Weinhofer said. In talking to our members, Im hearing there has been a huge amount of business booked in February, she said. Not only vacationers but small business groups, as well.Now people actually have some idea what will be going on for the next three months, Weinhofer said. Its been a few years since they had that luxury.Keys are packedFrom Tourists,1A In Key West, some finalityAnew city hall, an assisted-care facility, the future of the Truman Waterfront and the possibility of widening the Key West Harbor channel for bigger cruise ships dominated Key West the past 12 months.Finality came, in some cases, with the City Commission voting down a multimillion-dollar study of widening the main cruise-ship channel and selecting a design firm to undertake development of a park on the 33-acre Truman property.On the other hand, the assisted-care site has changed and a lease agreement is still pending while the future of city hall remains an unknown.N.RooseveltIn July, after more than a decade of design and permitting, a final price and construction start date for a $40 million rebuild of North Roosevelt Boulevard was announced. The state Department of Transportation will extend the seawall to create a 20foot-wide promenade along the water and build four lanes of traffic each 11 feet wide, a 10-foot turn lane and a sixfoot sidewalk on the business side of the road. Its supposed to take 820 construction days, planned to commence on April 15; contained in that are about 35 blackout days per year to accommodate events like Fantasy Fest and powerboat races.During the two-plus years of work, North Roosevelt will become two lanes of traffic inbound with a temporary bike lane. Outbound traffic will be shifted to Flagler Avenue and South Roosevelt Boulevard.HomicidesOn Sept. 2, Carl Eric Johanson, 66, was found in his apartment at the Henry Haskins Senior Citizen Plaza on Kennedy Drive, bound with his throat slashed.Tod Geofrey Helfrich, 46, is the prime suspect although he has not been charged, as prosecutors await a forensic analysis by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Helfrich is being held at the Monroe County Detention Center on charges of probation violation and grand theft related to him being caught in Orlando with Johansons car, cell phone and credit card.During the annual Fantasy Fest on Oct. 28, the body of 32-year-old Jonathan Alvarado, a server at La Trattoria Beachside and originally from Venezuela, was found underneath a truck on Grinnell Street; he died from severe head trauma.On Dec. 21, law enforcement in Waukesha County, Wis., arrested Peter Erik Hedvall, 25, and charged him with first-degree murder; hes linked to Alvardo through DNAevidence taken from his clothes in the immediate aftermath of the grisly discovery.Truman plansAlso in September, the City Commission chose Miami-based Bermello Ajamil and Partners Inc. to serve as designer and project manager on the Truman Waterfront park. Bermello previously spent a year working on a tourismdriven park scheme for the 33-acre parcel, employed by a private developer. Those plans have been scaled back the plans to include just a marina.The homelessOn Oct. 1, the Southernmost Homeless Assistance League coordinated a transition of management at the Keys Overnight Temporary Shelter on Stock Island from the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition. Now running it is a three-agency consortium comprising Samuels House, St. Mary Star of the Sea Outreach Mission and the Guidance Care Center.The Outreach Coalition wanted out due partly to an ongoing lawsuit brought by neighbors at the Sunset Marina Condominium Association, who contend the Stock Island shelter was built in violation of local land-use, zoning and density laws, as well as state and federal permitting regulations.The city spends about $400,000 a year to operate KOTS.City electionWhen the city polls closed on Oct. 4, incumbent Mayor Craig Cates earned a second two-year term in a landslide election, while political newcomer Tony Yaniz won a four-year term representing New Town constituents in District 4. Cates, former owner of a NAPAAuto Parts store, bested challengers Margaret Romero and Carie Noda. Yaniz beat former City Manager Julio Avael; the seat was open because instead of seeking re-election, thenCommissioner Barry Gibson filed to run in 2012 for Monroe County elections supervisor. Commissioners Mark Rossi and Teri Johnston, representing Districts 2 and 5 respectively, were automatically re-elected unopposed when no one opposed them when candidate qualifying ended in August. Commissioners earn $8,500 each year and the mayor gets $10,000, although those salaries will incrementally increase over the next four years, moving up to $20,000 and $22,500 respectively. On the Utility Board of Key West, which oversees and sets policy for Keys Energy Services, incumbent Charles Bradford won his race over Tony Estenoz, earning another four-year term representing Group 1. Business owner Barry Barroso ousted incumbent Ty Symroski for the Group 5 seat. In Group 4 on the Utility Board, incumbent Mona Clark was automatically reelected when no one qualified to run against her.Assisted livingLate in the year, plans for an assisted-care facility intended for the Truman Waterfront were changed to place the building on about half of a 6.6-acre parcel owned by the city, running along Fort Street. Developer Family Price Corp. is amenable to the change and is in lease talks with the city. As proposed, it would be a 49-year agreement with five 10-year options; the rent structure, which is still pending, is $1 per year for the first 10 years. In years 11 through 20, its $37,400 annually and in years 21 to 49, $50,400 per year. 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 moderateincome units for $1,700 per month and 42 market-rate units going for $3,800 each month.Harbor studyAlso in November, city commissioners put to bed a years-long dialogue aimed at widening the citys main shipping channel to accommodate larger cruise ships.The first step was a $5.5 million study, half of which would come from the federal government or private enterprise. The city would be charged with financing the other half. The actual widening is estimated at $36 million.But city commissioners voted 6-1 not to pursue the study, killing the plans. However, there is some talk among the business community to secure private financing to forward a study.Towing lawIn December, Cates was finally successful in getting commission approval for a new law to regulate non-consensual towing from private lots, setting a tow fee of $100, $30 for a gate fee and $25 for processing. Before the change, there were myriad reports of total fees in the $300 range.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com2011:A LOOK BACK2 found dead,no foul play suspectedTwo men were found dead Friday morning inside a boat on a trailer at the Pilot House Marina off mile marker 99.4 oceanside. Initial investigation suggested the deaths may have been accidentalMonroe County Sheriffs Office detectives found the owner of the 32-foot Wellcraft, Bernard Boucher, 45, and Benoit Paquet, 58, both from Fort Lauderdale, in the boats cabin; there was a portable generator in the engine compartment.Both men exhibited signs of possible carbon monoxide poisoning; their skin was reddish pink in color. They had no other visible injuries, said Deputy Becky Herrin. She said a friend of Boucher said Boucher came to the Keys to pick up his boat to trailer it back to Fort Lauderdale. The bodies will be taken for the Monroe County Medical Examiners Office for an autopsy. NEWS BRIEFS
third-grade teacher at Key Largo School, has stepped up to the vice president post. Fowler joined UTM in 1970, less than a year after coming on board with the School District as a math teacher at Key West High School; he retired from teaching in 2006. Now Fowler serves as the unions business agent.Jara appointedIn August, Gov. Rick Scott appointed Chief Operations Officer Jesus Jara the superintendent to fill out the remainder of Randy Acevedos fouryear term, which expires on Jan. 7, 2013.Then-Gov. Charlie Crist removed Acevedo from office in 2009 after Acevedo being charged with felony official misconduct for covering up more than $400,000 in theft committed by his wife, formerly a School District administrator. Crist had appointed Burke to the job in summer 2009 and he recruited Jara to serve as his COO. On July 1, Burke left the Keys to take the superintendents job in Lee County. In December, Jara asked for a multi-year contract extension. Board members praised him and preliminary discussion is for a one-year extension.Budget messAfter a dramatic summer budgeting cycle, in September the School Board adopted a budget for fiscal year 2011-12, which began on July 1, contemplating projected expenditures of $80,052,314, down $9,306,846 from the spending plan of the previous year.More than $1 million in savings was realized when the board agreed to turn over custodial duties to GCAServices, an Ohio firm; that shifted 74 jobs out of the district and to a private company.By all accounts, the transition, although vigorously fought by affected staff, has been a success, with improvements reported at all school sites. The biggest reduction came when Jara, with the support of board members, mandated seven unpaid furlough days for teachers and six days for school-related personnel like food service workers and bus drivers.That yields savings of about $1.4 million. Also done away with was a planned 1.5 percent raise for all employees, saving $600,000.The budget is supported by a property tax rate of $3.56 per $1,000 of assessed property value, meaning the owner of a $300,000 house saw a schools tax bill of $1,070. Another result of the contentious budgeting cycle was a souring of relationships with the union, which represents about 500 teachers and school-related personnel.Athree-year contract that integrated performance-based pay for teachers was reached in December but subsequently done away with out of fiscal necessity. The performance system, proposed by Burke and done away with by Jara, was put on hold and the furlough days not included in the original contract were instituted.Acost-out done last year for the three-year switch to the performance model projected $1.2 million the first year, $812,000 the next year and $1 million in the third year. The only guaranteed funding was around $680,000 through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act.Audit upheavalIn December, Big Pine Key resident Larry Murray was passed over by School Board member Duncan Mathewson for reappointment to the districts Audit and Finance Committee. Mathewson replaced Murray with Hazel Hartman, the budget director for the Big Pine Academy charter school. Murray says Mathewson passed him over for reappointment because hes too outspoken. Murray, an outspoken critic of the district administration, said hes considering a run against Mathewson, a two-term incumbent.The other four School Board members reappointed their initial selections to the panel, which monitors risk and finances for the School District. Returning to the committee are Stuart Kessler, Roger McVeigh, Bill Anderson and Melissa Grady.Mathewson hasnt decided if hell seek a third four-year board term. Declared candidates for his District 3 seat are Michael Cunningham, director of the Florida Keys Area Health Education Center, and Mark Peterson, a retired attorney. Dan Dombroski, the longtime executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Key West, said hes also considering a run.ReferendumThe budget outlook for the coming fiscal year, as projected by Jara in December, calls for an additional $4 million to $6 million in reductions. Since approving the budget in September, additional expenses totaling more than $1.7 million were identified. They were offset by a $562,241 reduction based largely on open transportation and maintenance positions that will go unfilled. The ratio of the districts revenues to reserves will stand at 2.71 percent, $2,025,285, when the fiscal year ends June 30. When the number falls below 3 percent, Jara has to notify the state Department of Education, and below 2 percent theres the possibility of state oversight.Relative to the budget conversation is a Jan. 31 referendum that will ask voters to continue an additional tax of 50 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value that injects around $9.8 million into the districts general fund. It would not be a tax increase; it would simply move money that would go into the capital, or construction, fund into the general fund.Afailed referendum would mean a budget shortfall of more than $14 million. Saturday,December 31,2011 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com 5191 Overseas Highway Marathon,FL 33050LYNN B.LUCAS,P.A.REALTOR A warm thank you to all of my Buyers and Sellers for their trust and confidence in 2011. 1.10877 Overseas Hwy., #68 Marathon2.900 66th St. Ocean, Marathon 3493 69th St. Ocean, Marathon4.360 E. Ocean Dr., Key Colony Beach5.57662 Morton St., Grassy Key 6.1600 6th Ave. Gulf, Marathon 7.161 2nd St., Key Colony Beach 8.314 Burton Dr., Key Largo 9.191 2nd St., Key Colony Beach 10.230 4th St., Key Colony Beach 11.1479 73rd St. Ocean, Marathon 12.115 N. Bahama Dr., Duck Key 13.23 Tranquility Way, Marathon 14.29463 Ranger Ave., Big Pine 15.2701 Yellowtail Dr., Marathon 16.202 Johnny Rd., Plantation Key 17.108 Alynn Place, Marathon 18.11281 5th Ave. Gulf, Marathon 19.11600 First Ave. Gulf, Marathon 20.3218 Riviera Dr., Key West 21.201 8th St., Key Colony Beach 22.164 S. Indies Dr., Duck Key 23.371 12th St., Key Colony Beach 24.1103 S. Indies Dr., Duck Key If youre ready to LIST or BUY give me a call at(305) 393-0559 or visitwww .KeysHomeHunter .com lynn@KeysHomeHunter.com All about the moneyFrom Schools,1AKeynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYIn August,Gov.Rick Scott appointed Jesus Jara,then the School Districts chief operations officer,as superintendent. Peterson infuses cashBig Pine Key resident Mark Peterson, a retired attorney taking political aim for the Monroe County School Board seat held by Duncan Mathewson, signaled a serious campaign to come loaning his campaign $50,000.I wanted to get myself in position, Peterson said, because Im very serious about running for this office. Im willing to spend my hardearned money to see that I stand up and help the students and the School District.In the 2010 School Board election, Robin Smith-Martin spent $40,519 to beat Barbara Bowers; Ron Martin beat incumbent Debra Walker, spending $23,386.Peterson retired to the Keys after spending 28 years practicing real estate, municipal and business law in the Chicago area; he received a bachelors degree in real estate from San Diego State University and a law degree from Western State University.Mathewson, a marine archaeologist, said Thursday he hasnt decided if hell seek a third four-year term in office in 2012. Theres plenty of time, he said. I just havent decided yet. While Peterson is the only candidate to officially file to run with the Monroe County Supervisor of Elections Office, Michael Cunningham of Ramrod Key, executive director of the Marathon-based Florida Keys Area Health Education Center, has expressed an intent to run. Additionally, Dan Dombroski, longtime executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Key West, has said hes considering a run. Then theres Larry Murray. On Dec. 13, Mathewson declined to reappoint him to a second two-year term on the districts advisory Audit and Finance Committee. Referencing Petersons large cash infusion, Murray said via e-mail: If I run, I certainly wont spend that kind of money, nor will I be intimidated by it.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comPOLITICS PETERSON
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Photo courtesy MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARYThis is the 1956 Marathon Lions Club.Members are (front from left) Archie Rackley,Ralph Cunningham,Frank Lawrance,Paul Turner and Sy Sieler;and (rear) Oren Green,Roy Stratton,John Goggins,Earl Thurkelson,George Bishop,Bud Graham and Ed Swift.The club survives to this day,with its main focus providing eyeglasses and other vision-related items for those in need.Its chief fundraiser is a Christmas tree and wreath sale each year in the Marathon Kmart parking lot.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALMedicare reform isnt that at allLETTERS TO THE EDITORVote for money shiftThe Key West Chamber of Commerce supports the referendum to renew flexible spending for Monroe County schools. While the chamber has traditionally taken on the role of watchdog for citizen tax dollars, understand the dire situation in which the School District finds itself in funding ongoing operating expenses to educate our children. Aone-mill capital funding tax exists as part of the School Districts ongoing property tax assessment and that tax would remain. In 2008, the taxpayers of the county agreed by referendum to permit half of that tax to be used for operating expenses by reallocating it away from capital spending. This was approved for a four-year period. This referendum seeks to extend that use for an additional four years. District revenue has been lowered by $14 million, from $94 million in the 2007-08 fiscal year to $80 million for 2011-12. That loss of revenue has required severe belt-tightening at the School District, resulting in layoffs of support staff and, sadly, teachers. The amount of the half-mill to be extended is $9.8 million in 2011-12. If the referendum is not approved, the district would still collect the $9.8 million but would be able to spend it for capital projects, which we do not need, and would require drastic action be taken (more layoffs and, perhaps, school closings) to cut operating expenses to around $70 million. These are not empty dollars; they are real dollars that pay the salaries of teachers that prepare our students to compete in the real world. The Key West Chamber of Commerce urges Keys voters to vote yes to renew flexible spending on Jan. 31 and encourages everyone to get to the polls to cast your ballot no matter your party affiliation. This is on the ballot for every registered voter and your voice needs to be heard on this important issue. Cara Higgins, president Key West chamberFlorida leads U.S. in effort to overturn Affordable Care Act even while leading in fraud casesPractically every day this year brought some alarming news about Americas failing healthcare system, including hundreds of millions of dollars thieves are stealing from Medicare. At the state level, Gov. Rick Scott is trying to persuade the Obama administration to give Florida a waiver from federal requirements in return for Medicaid funds. The main issue is how to control the unmanageable costs Medicaid now takes the lions share of the state budget without shortchanging patients. The irony is that Republicans in Tallahassee condemn the federal health-care overhaul for rationing care but theyve devised a system that perforce rations care for Medicaid patients by putting them into managed-care systems. Whether this is a good idea is unclear because the effectiveness of the states Medicaid reform plan has yet to be tested. But a recent study by Georgetown University and a private fund says 800,000 people may be forced out of Medicaid if they must pay the states proposed $10 per month premium. Meanwhile, Scott has turned down millions in planning funds from Washington to begin implementing the Affordable Care Act under the dubious theory that its not legal until the Supreme Court says so. Even governors of other states who dont like the new health-care law are eagerly accepting the money. Scott should do likewise. The Supreme Courts failure to uphold the Affordable Care Act would be a huge setback for reform. Consider: Florida is the lead plaintiff in the case, and yet the sorry state of our state should be Exhibit Afor the federal government given that 20 percent of Florida residents dont have insurance and have to rely on public charity (the rest of us) when they have to go to a hospital. Until the court decides, though, theres other work to be done at the federal level. At last count, 781 cases of Medicare fraud had been brought in the Southern District of Florida between 2005 and 2011 involving $2.9 billion in fraudulent claims. Atotal of 160 defendants were charged in the year that ended Sept. 30. With South Florida still accounting for one of every three Medicare fraud cases in the nation, prosecutors should continue a full-court press until crooks understand that trying to game the Medicare system leads straight to jail. And the federal government should make sure service is delivered before payment is made. That alone would go a long way towards fixing one of the most vexing and wasteful problems in the realm of health care. Miami HeraldPermits and evacuationMarathons recent request for 100 more hotel room permits from the state Department of Economic Opportunity is strictly an economic one. Those who want more tourists in Marathon will support it and those who dont want more tourists wont. For the uninitiated, when we go over the 24-hour limit for hurricane evacuation, we cant get any more permits. In fact, the South Florida Regional Planning Council recently found that we were at 18.5 hours. Years ago, we were at 23.2 hours, under the so-called Miller Model (the computer model that we used to measure evacuation times for more than 20 years). Since then, we passed countywide legislation requiring the early evacuation of tourists and our population has been reduced by more than 7,000 people (fewer folks to evacuate). We completed the 18-Mile Stretch and we raised Card Sound Road, both of which expanded the evacuation lanes. Throughout the Keys, we installed lengthy stretches of four lanes and long turn lanes, all which speed up the process. Most recently, someone in the former state Department of Community Affairs came up with the bright idea that the Miller Model is flawed in that it assumes only 70 percent of the people evacuate and we need to tweak the model to assume 100 percent evacuate even in the face of the fact that recent studies have proven that fewer than 60 percent leave. Im not saying we should or shouldnt allow the state to grant 100 more hotel room permits to Marathon, but for the sake of being within the bounds of realty, dont use the 24-hour evacuation limit as a decision maker because that number is irrelevant when it comes to controlling growth. Even with all the empty lots in the Keys being built on tomorrow and adding 1,000 more hotel rooms (which do not affect evacuation times), we still wont see the 24-hour limit kick in. Edwin O. Swift III Key WestCamouflage towersI saw your article in the Dec. 17 Keynoter on the issue of a proposed cell tower in Marathon. I was visiting a friend in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in March and observed several towers like the one in the photo here. This included some about the height mentioned in your article. I suggest that AT&Tand the City Council consider allowing this design as a compromise to meet the need for the service and aesthetic concerns. It would be more expensive to construct but I think it would be worth it to both the city and AT&T. James Stone Clearwater Big Pine Key The letter writer says cell towers like this one could be a good compromise for Marathon. Oil redux: Keys prep forthe worstAyear of making positive steps toward protecting the Florida Keys environment ends with a massive oil platform inching its way closer to the Florida Straits. The rig, called the Scarabeo 9, will be used by the Spanish oil company Repsol to explore deep water off the Cuban coast for signs of oil deposits. The rig could arrive in Cuba within weeks to begin drilling in waters more than a mile deep. Given the Keysnear-miss in the BPDeepwater Horizon spill in the spring of 2010, the prospect of drilling for oil in waters that pull the Gulf Stream current past South Florida creates uncertainty among oceanic advocates. Island residents paid attention in August when presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann suggested in a Florida campaign swing that under certain conditions, it would be acceptable to explore for oil in the threatened Everglades.An Everglades Coalition board member dismissed the thought of industrial drilling in the Glades much of which lies in mainland Monroe County as ludicrous.NRAcard-carrying hunters, fishermen, waterfowlers and other outdoors enthusiasts do not want to see oil drilling in their Everglades wildlife paradise, agreed the Everglades Foundation.Whale strandingFour pilot whales among 23 survived a May 5 stranding off Cudjoe Key. Most of the whales which can reach 20 feet long and weigh 6,000 pounds died in shallow water at the bayside scene. Two males were deemed healthy enough to release into deep water. When radio tracking devices expired in August, the two were together, swimming near Cuba. Five whales were trucked from the stranding site to the bayside Marine Mammal Conservancy rehabilitation facility on Key Largo. Three died despite volunteer rescue efforts. After several months in rehabilitation, a female calf was taken to SeaWorld in Orlando and renamed Fredi. Although healthy, Fredi was deemed too young to survive on her own in the wild. An adult female known as 300 remained in marginal health but also was taken into permanent care at SeaWorld, in September. At years end, she had been fitted with a custom brace in a bid to straighten her curved spine. The lengthy rehabilitation at the MMC led to controversy over safety-code violations and unpermitted structures on the three-acre site. After the adult whale was moved, MMC officials began upgrading the property.Speared turtleAloggerhead sea turtle illegally speared made a successful return to the ocean. Sara, a 125-pound juvenile, was shot through the head by a 4-foot spear. Remarkably, it missed the turtles eye and throat.Quarter of an inch in either direction and that animal would be dead, said attending veterinarian Doug Mader.Once the spear was removed, Sara healed quickly at the Turtle Hospital in Marathon. It was released in September near the Seven Mile Bridge.Areward fund for information on the person who speared the protected sea turtle grew to more than $12,000 but no arrests were made.Crocodile rockAn Upper Keys couple was kayaking on Florida Bay to look at the predawn stars in late April when their boat was capsized by a large animal in what may have been the first-ever reported attack by an American crocodile. Federal and state officials later concluded evidence was too scant to blame the normally docile American crocodile for the incident. However, the couples relatively minor wounds described by doctors as apparent claw marks and tooth punctures left many convinced that it was indeed a croc, not attacking but trying to get away after being bumped by the kayak. Speaking of crocodiles, Steve Klett of the Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge retired in December after 10 years of managing the North Key Largo reserve.Sanctuary healthThe Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary issued its first baseline report on overall ecosystem conditions in the 2,900-squaremile area in October. The report basically concludes that coral health, fish populations and water quality are far from optimal, but the rate of deterioration appears to have leveled off. The Keys sanctuary in late 2011 started work on the first major overhaul of its regulations and marine protected areas since 1997. The project is expected to last at least four years. Upper Keys divers have been campaigning to name Snapper Ledge reef a protected area, but it apparently wont happen soon. For much more on this story, go to www.KeysNet .com/news .2011:A LOOK BACKBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org
Credit union combines officesKeys Federal Credit Union will have a new home in Key West starting in January. The financial institution will open Jan. 17 at the former Boaters World building, 3022 N. Roosevelt Blvd. The move is a consolidation; the credit union will close its Overseas Market branch and vacate the old headquarters building, which was at the U.S. Navyowned Peary Court. Our staff is excited about our new office and the convenience that it brings to our members, said Chief Executive Officer Scott Duszynski. The National Credit Union Administration is managing Keys Federal. A planned merger last year with the Dade County Federal Credit Union was called off, according to the federal regulatory agency. At its peak, the Keys Federal Credit Union had more than 14,000 members and operated five branches. With the move to the North Roosevelt location, the institution will have three branches two in Key West (one on Southard Street) and one in Marathon. The Big Pine Key branch has closed, according to Keys Federal.The Navy hopes to sell the entire 23-acre Peary Court property, which has 157 housing units. Balfour Beatty Communities, a Pennsylvania company that manages Navy housing, is overseeing the sale. Officials confirmed there are three prospective buyers.KEY WEST This rendering shows the exterior of Keys Federal Credit Unions new North Roosevelt Boulevard headquarters,which opens Jan.17. 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SoupsSaladsSandwichesRustic Pizza SlicesCheese Steaks made with Rib-eye Steak Cupcakes & Desserts Store Roasted Beef,Pork,Turkey & LambMon.-Fri. 8 AM 4 PMS a t.& Sun. 8 AM 3 PM 61 53rdStreetMarathon (next to the Publix)305-517-6752NEW HOURS Mon.-Fri. 8 AM-4PM, S a t. & Sun. 8 AM-3PM Delivery 11:30-3:30 Open For Bre a kf a stEspresso CoffeeBagelsMuffins Stuffed French Toast w/Nutella and Bananas Fruit Cobbler Breakfast Sandwiches on Grilled Focaccia bread and More HomeWindFloodAutoMotorcycleBoatLifeHealthLong-term Disability Umbrella You name it, We got it If you dont know insurance, come get to know us! Key Largo 451-4788 | Key West 294-4788 | Big Pine 872-4788102481 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL 33037 JANUAR Y Tax TalkFactsTag TalkFROMTHE TAX COLLECTOR Taxes paid in January will receive a 2% discount. As of December 22, 2011 the current tax roll is 71% collected. The total collected at that time was $155,741,311.54. When you apply for or renew either your Drivers license or an Identification card you must have with you: 1. ASocial Security card. 2. 2-proofs of residential address 3. Proof of primary identification. These requirements can be viewed online at: www.GatherGoGet.com The Monroe County Tax Collectors office will be closed January 2nd and January 16, 2012 in observance of Martin Luther Kin g Jr. Day. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling office, AddressListedSoldlistedListing agentSelling agentBig Coppitt 415 Avenue C Ave3200003200000Keys Commercial Real Estate, Ga ry SmithKeys Commercial Real Estate, Gary SmithBig Pine Key 1614 Gardenia Ln299000 235000286Island Equity Real Estate, David GregoPrudential Knight/Gardner, Audrey Richter 31114 Atlantis Dr399000375000902Exit Realty Fla Keys BPK, Susan RichExit Realty Fla Keys BPK, Susan Rich 31368 E Ave749006400078Coldwell Banker Schmitt, Banks PrevattAmerican Caribbean R.E., Kristen Brenner 31486 Avenue F24000018000032A Key Real Estate, Martin/WnukowskiA Key Real Estate, Martin/WnukowskiCudjoe Key 701 Spanish Main Dr8900055000310Dolberry Realty and Mngmt,Cindi DolberryDolberry Realty and Mngmt,Cindi Dolberry 701 Spanish Main Dr369000335000245Exit Realty Florida Keys, Trish BrummerExit Realty Florida Keys,Trish BrummerDuck Key 6012 Marina Villa Dr312000305555 51Coldwell Banker Schmitt, Lela AshkarianColdwell Banker Schmitt, Porter/Keller 123 Indies Dr475000420000181Outside Of MLSColdwell Banker Schmitt, Grill/ LiermannKey Largo 101551 O/S Hwy#171$121,900$115,0002269Century 21 Schwartz, Stephen SingerCentury 21 Schwartz, Stephen Singer 92080 Overseas Hwy3910003250001926Island Equity Real Estate, Holly HightKeys Country, M. Carter/Lowell Donofrio Sr. 522 Plante St189900189000342Century 21 Schwartz, Joseph BrunkeCentury 21 Schwartz, Carol Chabinak 97501 Overseas Hwy380000400000 572OOcean Sotheby's Inter., Kim Bagnell ThalerOcean Sotheby's Inter., Kim Bagnell Thaler 126 Lorelane Pl579900550000 38Marr Properties Inc., Terry CantoCornerstone Real Estate, Alyse Iuzzolino 97501 Overseas Hwy449000410000148Island Equity Real Estate, Holly HightIsland Equity Real Estate, Holly Hight 160 Sunset Gardens Dr9990012500036Century 21 Schwartz, Wiebke WestedtRealty World Freewheeler, Claudette Mell 21 Corrine Pl425000380000110Bayview Properties, Patricia KetchumMarr Properties Inc., Terry Canto 346 Oleander Dr7500062500103Century 21 Schwartz, Patrice MessinaFreewheeler, Ashmore & Lindmar 920 Lobster Ln47990047990073Default Realty Services, Ana Zalesky, P.A.Amerifirst Realty, Alex PerezKey West 1901 Roosevelt Blvd359000345000326Sellstate Island Prop., Robert PorcaroRealty Executives Fla Keys, Roberta Mira 3075 Flagler Ave250000230000325 Prudential Knight & Gardner, Louis CondosSchwartz Property Sales, Andrea Weitz 8 Havana Ln384000325000 601Real Estate of Key West, Mike SullivanReal Estate of Key West, Gerald Hughes 1006 Fleming St28999992600000414Truman & Co Inc., Terri SpottswoodPreferred Properties (KW), Corinne Held 3625 Seaside Dr229000216000189Bascom Grooms R.E., B.Grooms/L. LangtonBascom Grooms R.E., Bascom Grooms 313 Margaret St705000655000183Prudential Team Knight/GardnerPrudential Team Knight/Gardner 3424 Duck Ave15006000162Coldwell Banker Schmitt, Curtis SkompColdwell Banker Schmitt, Curtis Skomp 3612 Northside Ct325000275000162Prudential Knight/Gardner, Condos/RostienPrudential Knight/Gardner, Condos/Rostien 620 Thomas St439000385000132Compass Realty (KW), Megan BehmkeCompass Realty (KW), Megan Behmke 2306 Patterson Ave429000390000114Schwartz Property Sales, Sandra TuttleColdwell Banker Schmitt, Barbara Crespo 626 Samaritan Ln11900016500048Seaport Realtors (KW), Steven SchwartzSellstate Island Properties,Melva Wagner 30 Merganser Ln20900020900042Keys Real Estate Sales, Maria SanchezBascom Grooms R.E., Bascom Grooms 215 Truman Ave19500019500020Century 21 All Keys Inc, Rose SanchezPr udential Knight/Gardner, Joanne Tarantino 608 Angela St134000013400000Truman & Co Inc., Terri SpottswoodTruman & Co Inc., Terri SpottswoodMarathon 367 Stirrup Key Blvd635000552000 1090Coldwell Banker Schmitt Isla., Jamie EngelColdwell Banker Schmitt, Brian Schmitt 103 Alynn Pl425000404000223American Caribbean, Kathryn RummeryColdwell Banker Schmitt, Robin Kluck 427 24th St3100003100001A Key Real Estate, Martin/WnukowskiA Key Real Estate, Martin/WnukowskiOther 2225 27TH Dr4290046200100Outside Of MLSCentury 21 Schwartz, Robert Valenzuela, PAPlantation Key 138 Plantation Ave599000540143418Marr Properties Inc., Terry CantoMarr Properties, Terry Canto,Mike Diaz 144 Mohawk St329000275000272Marr Properties Inc., Tom RodriguezAmerican Caribbean R.E., Joel Young 213 Coral Rd4750004750000 Moorings Realty, Inc, Sue Baker-BatsfordMoorings Realty, Inc, Debra Mott 87200 Overseas Hwy224900200000191Outside Of MLSCentury 21 Schwartz, Robert Valenzuela, PA 180 Jasmine St39500036300035Island Equity Real Estate, Holly HightXcellence Realty, Humberto JimenezSaddlebunch 23 Blue Water Dr8590080900386Prudential Knight/Gardner, Condos/RostienColdwell Banker Schmitt, Barbara CrespoSugarloaf Key LOT 162 Flying Fish Ln9950087000614Century 21 Schwartz, Kieran MahoneyCentury 21 Schwartz, Kieran Mahoney MARKETPLACE Recent Real Estate SalesBased on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) for the period Dec. 18 Dec. 24, 2011. Business Homeowners forced to rentThe epic housing collapse has turned thousands of homeowners into reluctant landlords. Theyre learning the hard way about how rentals work. Theyd much prefer to sell, but they cant get the price they want or need. In many cases, the homeowners are under water, owing far more than the properties are worth. Reluctant landlords at least have a red-hot rental market going for them. Some have taken jobs elsewhere and collect rent from afar. But even those who have stayed in town face the typical headaches: Dealing with problem tenants, paying for repairs and losing money each month. I never wanted to be a landlord and play the renting game because its too much of a hassle, said Mike Ablack, 34, of Coconut Creek in Broward County. Yet Ablack is doing just that, caught in the crosshairs of the housing bust. In 2005, at the height of the housing boom, he bought a three-bedroom Coral Springs townhouse for $199,900. He put 20 percent down, but lost all of that equity later in the massive price declines that spread throughout South Florida.Eventually he wanted to buy a bigger place, but selling the townhouse was out of the question because he was under water. He says he owes about $140,000 on the mortgage while units in his complex are worth only about $75,000.He didnt have the necessary cash to pay off the loan, and he was reluctant to try a short sale dumping the property for less than he owes, with the lenders blessing because that would hurt his credit rating. So Ablack decided to rent the townhouse instead after he and his wife bought a fourbedroom home in Coconut Creek in January 2010. Finding good tenants hasnt been an issue. Still, hes $200 in the red each month, and he also has to cover any maintenance costs. In October, he spent $350 to replace the washing machine.Just little things like that Id rather not have to deal with, said Ablack, an assistant chief financial officer with the Broward Clerk of Courts.Still, Ablack feels fortunate that the regions rental market has been on a tear for at least two years. Foreclosures and price declines have left many residents leery of homeownership or unable to qualify for mortgages.In 2006, the ratio of homeowners to renters nationwide and in South Florida was roughly 70:30, but its now 62:38, according to Jack McCabe, a housing analyst in Deerfield Beach. Within five years, the ratio could be closer to 52-48, McCabe said. There are a lot of strategic renters, people who can afford to buy but recognize that theres tremendous liability and responsibility with owning a home, he said. Steve Eckelman owns a condominium in Lighthouse Point. Although hes not underwater on the mortgage, he insists it wouldnt have made financial sense to sell following his move to Alaska in 2009 because the market was so soft. So hes been renting the condo ever since. Even in a robust rental market, Eckelman has struggled to attract reliable tenants. It took nine months to find his first. He told her she could have a cat, but she ended up bringing three.When the tenant moved out, Eckelman, a substitute teacher, had to spend about $2,000 getting rid of the odor. Now the unit is vacant again and has been for three months.Its been incredibly frustrating, said Eckelman, 51. There have been too many problems and not enough tenants.Theyre now reluctant landlordsMcClatchy-TribuneSOUTH FLORIDATips for landlordsMake sure the tenant knows this is an arms-length business transaction.Dont try to be friends.Consider hiring a property manager if youve moved out of the area.Keep good records because certain landlord expenses may be tax deductible.
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WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,DECEMBER 31,2011 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 8B Hatuey redux An American version of the Cuban Hatuey beer is great not only for drinking,but cooking,as well.Story, 3B All readers welcome The Islamorada librarys 2012 book-club schedule starts with a Hemingway classic.Story, 2B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter Hurricanes retire Taylors No.22Nearly two decades after Alvin Taylor sank his last shot for Coral Shores High School, the Hurricane basketball program retired his jersey number, 22. No other Hurricane basketball number has ever been retired. No other Hurricane ever scored 1,896 points, either. Alvin deserves to be the first, said Dan Smith, a longtime Hurricane head coach who worked with Taylor in his four-season career that ended in 1992. Thats the Monroe County record, Smith said. Hes probably also the county career leader in blocks, steals and rebounds. He was far and away the best player on a very good team. Its an honor, said Taylor, who showed an emotional side during the Dec. 22 presentation at the Canes final game of 2011. At 6-foot-3, Taylor could play every position on the court, Smith said. As good as he was, he never let up in games or practice. He always worked his butt off. In his senior season, Coral Shores won its district title and came within a regional game a onepoint loss of advancing to the state tournament. Taylor went on to play two years at Western Nebraska Community College, then finished his career as a regular with Central Connecticut State University, an NCAA Division 1 program. Alvins the only Coral Shores [basketball] player I know of who played D-1, Smith said. I was at the game he played against the University of Connecticut. Taylor, living in his Key Largo hometown, is in his third season as a volunteer assistant coach on current head coach Jay Sandersons staff. Alvin is more than a role model for basketball players, Smith said. Hes a great example of a human being.Best ever holds county scoring markCORAL SHORES BASKETBALLKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCoral Shores assistant coach Alvin Taylor (center) accepts a framed jersey commemorating the retirement of his No. 22 from the Hurricane basketball program.Former coach Dan Smith (left) and current assistant coach Ryan Smith help make the Dec.22 presentation.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comConch teams sitting pretty at breakThe first half of the winter high-school sports season has flown, and now, entering January, three of the five Key West teams have excellent to decent shots at making the state playoffs.Foremost is the boys basketball team, which, under new coach Anton Lopez, is 60 and sitting atop District 164A. The Conchs, who have only six games remaining, will resume action next Saturday night with a home game against Ransom Everglades. Their biggest test will be on Jan. 10 at Gulliver Prep, a team they defeated in Key West, 70-55, a month ago. If Key West wins, it will be assured the top seed in the district tournament and will need to defeat Coral Shores of Tavernier in the district semifinals to make the state playoffs for the first time in a decade.The Conch girls basketball team, which has won three in a row to even its record at 3-3 under new coach Tez Waters, has just four games left, beginning Jan.10 at Gulliver Prep. The next home game is Jan. 14 against St. Brendan, the team the Conchs most likely will face in the semifinals of the district tournament. Key West lost earlier to St. Brendan, 45-42, but a victory over the Sabres in the tournament will advance the Conchs to the state playoffs. The wrestling team, which has had a strong start and hopes to have several members advance to the state meet in Lakeland, will be in the Buzz Hill Invitational next Friday and Saturday at Barron Collier High in Naples. The Conchs, coached by Chaz Jimenez, will wind up the regular season with three more road meets. The girls soccer team (7-7 overall and 4-4 in District 163A) opens the month with a three-game road trip Thursday at Palmer Trinity, Friday at Martin County and Saturday at Jensen Beach. Unless a game with Coral Shores is made up, Key West has only one home game left Jan. 13 against Ransom Everglades.The Lady Conchs, in a tougher district this season, are in danger of missing the state playoffs for the first time in Scott Pauls 13 years as coach. They likely will be the fourth seed in the district tournament, meaning they will have to play powerhouse American Heritage in the first round.The boys soccer team 6-6-1 overall and 2-5 in district is out of the playoff picture and the season is almost over. The remaining game is on Jan. 13 at home against American Heritage. Normally, the Conchs have at least six games in January, but there is only one because most teams did not have openings on their schedules by the time Rob Eggers was named as coach in late summer.State playoffs very possible for 3 squadsBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST SPORTSDoyle heading to St. LeoAlong love of lacrosse will take Coral Shores High School senior Jenn Doyle to Saint Leo University next fall.Doyle, a first-team all-district performer for the Lady Hurricanes, has committed to attend Saint Leo, northeast of Tampa, on a full scholarship.Saint Leos Lady Lions are preparing to launch their womens lacrosse program this spring, so Doyle will join the team in its second season of NCAADivision 2 competition.Im so excited to be able to continue to play lacrosse in college, Doyle said. Ive loved lacrosse from the very beginning. Coral Shores coach Mark Hall said Doyle, a straight-A student, not only took to lacrosse early but continually pushes herself to improve. Jenn has worked harder than any player I have coached before to perfect her craft, Hall said. Jenns desire to become a great player was evident.... She is a surgical shooter and can score pretty much at will. Last spring, Doyle scored more than three dozen goals in helping the Lady Canes reach the Final Four of their 32team state league. The Canes (9-4) lost by one goal to Broward Countys Stoneman Douglas, the eventual state champion, in the semifinals.The general public does not understand how difficult it is to earn athletic scholarship money, Hurricane Athletic Director Rich Russell said. You have to have talent and a great work ethic. Jenn has demonstrated both.Doyle focused on lacrosse for most of her Hurricane athletic career but this winter also joined the Coral Shores soccer team. She plays for the Lax Maniax elite team in summer competition. Doyle credits all her Coral Shores and club coaches for helping her, along with unflagging support from mother Lucy Doyle. I want to end my senior year with a third district championship in a row at Coral Shores, Doyle said. That could happen, Hall said. Im so happy we have her for one more season. The Coral Shores Class of 2011 sent eight lacrosse players five boys and three girls on to compete in various college-level lacrosse programs.Lacrosse star receives full scholarshipCORAL SHORES LACROSSEBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org DOYLE Salt Water Sportsman returns to KeysThe Salt Water Sportsmans National Seminar Series, among the nations premier educational seminars on recreational fishing tactics, will celebrate its 25th year of touring with a stop in Tavernier on Jan. 28. The 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. event will be held in the Performing Arts Center at Coral Shores High School, mile marker 89.9. The hosts are George Poveromo of Parkland in Broward County and John Brownlee of Islamorada. Poveromo host of George Poveromos World of Saltwater Fishing on the Versus television network and is an editor at large for Salt Water Sportsman magazine. John Brownlee is an editor at Salt Water Sportsman and a noted inshore and offshore fishing authority. Among those scheduled to join them:Islamorada Capt. Nick Stanczyk, offshore and reeffishing expert, and a daytime swordfishing expert.Marathon Capt. Jimmy Gagliardini, an authority on fishing the bridges, reefs and offshore waters of the Middle Keys.Key West Capt. Robert Trosset, a light-tackle guide who excels at fishing the wrecks, reefs and bottom structures.Islamoradas Rick Berry, an authority on fishing the backcountry and nearshore Atlantic waters of the Upper Keys.Summerland Key Capt. Jim Sharpe, an offshore fishing specialist.Islamorada Capt. Matt Bellinger, flats and lighttackle backcountry guide. The amount of cuttingedge information dispatched by our faculty teams borders on the incredible, Poveromo said. And with our lineup of leading national and regional angling authorities for our Islamorada presentation, it will be nearly impossible to leave the seminar without learning something new, despite an anglers level of experience. Topics will include swordfishing during the day, secrets for running and gunning for more and bigger dolphin, how to target trophy dolphin by the moon, secrets for catching flag yellowtail, gunning for big grouper, and effective reef-fishing.Tickets to the seminar are $55, which includes a textbook, one-year subscription or extension to Salt Water Sportsman, one Roffers Ocean Fishing Forecast Analysis and many more items.For specifics, go to www .nationalseminarseries .com or call (800) 4487360.Keys experts line up for big seminarFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYS George Poveromo,here with a Key West-caught mangrove snapper,will host the Jan.28 Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series at Coral Shores High School.
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Following is the schedule.7 p.m. Jan. 10: The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway. The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingways most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, its the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Hemingway recasts, in a contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss.7 p.m. Feb. 14: Remembering Blue, Connie May Fowler. Emotionally neglected by her mother and abandoned by her father, Mattie ORourke spent her childhood starved for the one thing she thought shed never find: Love. When her mother dies, she finds herself without ties of any kind. Mattie takes a chance at ending her loneliness and moves to a tiny coastal Florida town. Remembering Blue is a story of love, loss and the mythic power of the ocean.7 p.m. March 13: Boomerang Travels in the New Third World, Michael Lewis. The tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than a simple financial phenomenon: It was temptation, offering entire societies the chance to reveal aspects of their characters they could not normally afford to indulge. Lewisinvestigation of bubbles beyond our shores comes back to California and Washington, D.C., to help us understand the reckoning that awaits the greatest and greediest debtor nations. To find out more, call Eizabeth Jolin at 393-0994.Book club reconvenes Jan. 10The first up is Hemingway Pulitzer winnerISLAMORADAHemingway wrote The Old Man and the Seain 1951.The following year,Life magazine featured it.The book won the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. THETIMEISNOW Become a non-smoker $125 Total Cost Get motivated to lose weight & stay motivated!#203 Town Square Mall Marathon 289-2008 3706 B N.Roosevelt Blvd.Key West 294-1277Timothy Kelly,LCSW HypnotistMember of the Florida Society of Clinical Hypnosis THE TIME Free health fairs get closerWhen the holidays are over, its time to think about yourself for a change. And the first thing to do is to check on your health. What better place to do that than the Florida Keys Health Fair, entering its 41st year and presented free at four locations by the DOCS program at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. The fair is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 21 at Fishermens Community Hospital at mile marker 48.5 oceanside, Marathon; the Big Pine United Methodist Church at 280 Key Deer Blvd. and the Big Pine Baptist Church at 300 Key Deer Blvd.; and Key West High School, 2100 Flagler Ave. Preregistration is advised because it will help speed you through the process. That takes place on Jan. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Big Pine Senior Center, 380 Key Deer Blvd., behind the firehouse. You can check on all your concerns, such as bone density, blood pressure, vision and skin cancer. There will also be breast exams, Pap smears, male genital and rectal exams, HIVtesting, neurological screenings, mental-health screenings, vaccines, blood-glucose tests and smoking cessation advice. The only screening for which theres a charge $5 is for blood cholesterol. For the blood glucose and cholesterol test, do not eat or drink anything but water for eight hours prior to the test. UM DOCS was formed in 2000. It provides doctors and medical students for the fair. For more information, call (305) 243-4898 or go to www.umdocs.org .Preregistration is Jan. 7 on Big Pine KeyTO YOUR HEALTHCONGREGATION COMES THROUGH Lura Smedstad (left),Unity of the Keys minister of healing, and Jai Somers,the program director for Project Lighthouse,admire gifts donated by church members. They include blankets,art supplies,gift cards,socks and underwear for young travelers who rely on Project Lighthouse for support and respite while in Key West.
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The beer was so well known that it even appears in Ernest Hemingways For Whom the Bell Tolls in 1956. Today, inspired by the same legendary formula, Hatuey (pronounced ahTWAY) resurfaced in the U.S. this summer through an American maker. Here are some Hatuey facts from Bacardi U.S.A.:Its a a golden colored ale with an airy feel that finishes with a cool and crisp effect. The sweet malt combined with just enough hops adds character to the refreshing, light-bodied beer.Its brewed with barley, hops, yeast and water, and then double filtered for optimal quality. The new Hatuey Cuban-style ale is microbrewed in South Carolina following traditional smallbatch brewing techniques, with fewer than 800 cases produced per batch.Its named after the Indian chief Hatuey, a Taino tribe leader of the 16th Century from the island of Hispaniola. The small-batch beer can be found only in South Florida, so its a great conversation piece for holiday gatherings of out-of-town guests. Or try it in this glaze, which gives ham a nice taste of sweet with a brush of hops. There are several Florida Keys locations where you can buy Hatuey. To find the one closest to you, go to www.hautey.com .Hatuey brand available only in S.FloridaBy LINDA CICEROMcClatchy-TribuneTHE DINNER TABLEHatuey beer glaze 3 cups brown sugar. 3 bottles Hatuey beer. 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard. 3 tablespoon lemon juice. 3 tablespoons honey. 1 bone-in ham or ham half. Salt and white pepper to taste. Mix together the brown sugar with the Dijon mustard,lemon juice and honey.Stir to a paste. Gradually add the beer,stirring until blended.Bring it all to a boil for about 10 minutes.Brush part of the mixture over ham during the final hour of baking. Continue baking,brushing frequently with the remaining mixture,until the ham is thoroughly warmed through.Makes about 3.5 cups of glaze. Leftovergifts? Nonprofits can use themThe holiday gift season is over. Many people have either received things they dont need or gifts that replace others that are still in good working condition. Instead of storing unwanted presents in the closet or tossing them in the trash, a Florida Keys website is available to donate to a nonprofit group that can really use what they dont want or need. That website, www.Keys reuse.com makes it simple to locate a local charitable group that could put unwanted or unneeded holiday gifts to good use. For example, one of the sites members, AIDS Help, could use a blender while the Monroe County Domestic Abuse Shelter could certainly put sleeping bags to good use. The Florida Keys Wild Bird Center needs a bird bath and Independence Cay needs pruners. There are groups that would love to have working DVD players or bicycles in good condition, flat-screen monitors or a laptop that works. Its a long list. Keysreuse.comlists 26 local nonprofit organizations that are looking for everything from appliances to tools. The site is very easy to use. It lists hundreds of needed items and provides links to the groups that could really use them. The donor then contacts the group directly via phone or e-mail and arranges delivery. Some groups will pick up a donation.People can continue the holiday spirit by donating what they no longer need to a nonprofit organization that does. These donations also can qualify for year-end tax deductions. For more information, log onto www.keys reuse.com .KeysReuse site lists 26 organizationsCHARITABLE GIVING Kids of all ages enjoy the Sombrero Beach Holiday Games on Dec.27,28 and 29 at Sombrero Beach in Marathon.The citys Parks and Recreation Department staged the free fun,which included sand-castle,limbo and hula-hoop contests. Participants included tourists as well as locals.CHRISTMAS AT THE BEACH LIVING BRIEFSBlessing of Boats takes place SundayThis Sunday, Islamorada churches are holding a Blessing of the Boats ceremony on the Whale Harbor Bridge, mile marker 84. Motorists should know that during the blessings, from 10 a.m. until noon, traffic will likely be heavy on U.S. 1, since many drivers slow down to see what the big boat procession they line up single-file on the oceanside and get blessed when they reach the bridge is all about. Any boater that wants his or her vessel blessed just needs to show up and get in line.Rail to Trail starts lecturesThe 21st annual lecture series called ADelicate Balance of Nature put on by staff at the Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park begins Wednesday with From Rail to Trail: ACentennial Celebration. Monica Woll, specialist for the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail, will discuss the history of how Henry Flaglers Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway was turned from train tracks into trails and roads.Woll has biked and paddled the entire length of the trail from Key Largo to Key West. She will share stories of its history to its present-day use, offering places to walk, bike, fish, paddle and more.The free session is at the Visitor Center inside John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, mile marker 102.5 oceanside. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the lecture begins at 7:30. Call Elena Muratori at Pennekamp at 451-1202 for specifics.Bike ride focuses on railroad pastThe history of Tavernier and the Florida East Coast Railway are intertwined. For a leisurely tour through that history, a bike ride marking the centennial of the train arriving in Key West that was Jan. 22, 1912 is scheduled from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 7. Riders meet at Old Settlers Park at mile marker 92 oceanside (next to the Sunshine Market).The ride takes about three hours and covers the path that Henry Flaglers railroad engineers built out of pure grit and lots of manual labor. An optional three-mile addition on this ride includes a trip out to an old homestead on Long Point, north of Harry Harris Park, plus a visit to an old quarry dating back to the Flagler era.To join the ride, call Monica Woll at 853-3571 or 360-0846, or send an e-mail to Monica.email@example.com.Longlinings topic at Save-A-TurtleSave-A-Turtle of the Florida Keys hosts Cameron Jaggard from the Pew Environment Group when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center in Key West.Jaggard, from Fort Lauderdale, will speak about Gulf of Mexico longline fishing and its effects on sea turtles and other marine life. The Pew Environment Group is the conservation arm of the Washington, D.C.,-based Pew Charitable Trusts, whose aim is to strengthen environmental policies and practices in ways that produce significant and measurable protection for terrestrial and marine systems worldwide. The Eco-Discovery Center is at the end of Southard Street, at the Truman Waterfront. To find out more, call Rick Sall at 743-9629.
Hospital looks at kidney diseaseChronic kidney disease is more common than people realize. In fact, 26 million Americans are diagnosed with it and millions more are undiagnosed, says staff at Mariners Hospital in Tavernier. Conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes and vascular disease, and high alcohol consumption can damage the kidneys. Loss of kidney function takes place over several years and can end in permanent kidney failure. On Jan. 12, the hospital hosts an informational session about kidney disease. The free event will feature a seminar from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., followed by an evaluation to determine if you have chronic kidney disease. The seminar and screening will be held in the main conference room at the hospital, mile marker 91.5. To reserve a seat, call 4343400.Boating course is scheduledU.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 13-03 of Big Pine Key is offering a boating skills and seamanship class beginning Jan. 16. Its a three-week program scheduled Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the sips store in Venture Out, 701 Spanish Main Drive, Cudjoe Key. Spanish Main Drive is at mile marker 23 oceanside. Topics will include nautical highway signs, rules of the road, navigation, course charting, boat handling, equipment, radio procedures and other safe boating skills. The cost is $55 per person, materials included, and $80 per couple with shared materials. To sign up, call Jan Kittsmiller at 744-0043 or 393-5303, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org;or Bob Eichholtz at 872-7505 (auxbob@bellsouth .net). KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday,December 31,2011 [KEY LARGO Ocean Reef ChapelOcean Reef Drive 367-2049 Church of Christ MM 100.7 451-1194 Key Largo Baptist MM 106 451-1642 St Justin Martyr MM 105.5 451-1316 Church of the Nazarene MM 100 451-1142 Lighthouse on the Rock MM 99.3 451-6212 First Baptist Church MM 99 451-2265 Seventh Day Adventist MM 98.5 852-0899 TAVERNIER Coral Isles ChurchDr. Bonnie Frost, Pastor Contemporary worship and Childrens Church School Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Call for our schedule of activities and programs. MM 90 852-5813Burton Memorial United Methodist MM 93 852-2581Keys Jewish Community Center MM 93 852-5235 Church of God MM 90.5 852-5996 Immanual Lutheran Sunday Service 10 amMM 90.2 ocean side Tavernier 305-852-8711 www.KeysLutheran.orgSan Pedro Catholic ChurchRev. John Peloso Sunday 9 am & 11 am, Saturday Vigil 5 pm, Mon., Thur. & Friday 8:30 am, Tues. Communion Service 8:30 am MM 89.5 305-852-5372Spirit and Truth Ministries MM 89.5 852-7975 ISLAMORADA First Baptist Church MM 81.2 664-4910 United Methodist MM 81 664-3661St. James the Fisherman Episcopal ChurchHoly Eucharist Sunday 8 & 10 am, Tues. 10 am & Wed. 6 pm www.stjamesthefisherman.orgMM 87.5 Bayside Islamorada 305-852-8468 LAYTON Community Baptist Layton Dr. 664-2430 MARATHON First Baptist 62nd St. 743-5134 Community Methodist MM 48 743-5107 St Columba Episcopal 52nd St. 743-6412 San Pablo Catholic 122nd St. 289-0636 New Life MM 49 743-7165 Calvary Baptist 76th St. 743-6838New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist 42nd St. 743-3300Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall 98th St. 743-3679 Seventh-Day Adventist Loggerhead Ln. 743-4796 Church of Christ 26th St. 743-5397 Martin Luther Chapel 122nd St. Gulf 289-0700 The Salvation Army 2805 O/S Hwy. 743-9410 BIG PINE KEY St. Peter Catholic MM 30 872-2537St. Francis In the Keys Episcopal Key Deer Blvd. 872-2547Lord of the Seas Lutheran Key Deer Blvd. 872-3612 First Baptist Key Deer Blvd. 872-2542 United Methodist Key Deer Blvd. 872-2470Vineyard Christian Fellowship County Rd. 872-3404St. Andrews Orthodox Mission Key Deer Blvd. 872-1453Jehovahs Witness Kingdom Hall MM 28 872-7000 SUGARLOAF KEY Sugarloaf Baptist Crane Blvd. 745-2661 Calvary Chapel 17175 O/S Hwy. 240-9673 BIG COPPITT KEY First Baptist Church Ave F 294-4118Keys Chapel Orthodox Presbyterian Coppitt Rd. 294-8256 STOCK ISLANDKey West Baptist Temple 2nd Ave. 294-3411 Covenant WordMacDonald Ave. 292-1119 KEY WEST Church of Christ Von Phister St. 296-3331 Church of God White St. 296-8844Cornish Memorial AME Zion Whitehead St. 294-2350 Fifth St Baptist 5th St. 294-2255 Glad Tidings United St. 296-5773 Grace Lutheran Flagler St. 296-5161 United Methodist Eaton St. 296-2392Metropolitan Community Petronia St. 294-8912Peace Covenant Presbyterian Flagler Ave. 294-1223Southernmost Prayer and Faith Fleming St. 292-6416 Unity of the Keys Virginia St. 296-5888St. James First Missionary Baptist Olivia St. 296-5593St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Windsor Ln. 294-1018 Christian Science Elizabeth St. 296-8215Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Northside Dr. 294-9400 St Pauls Episcopal Duval St. 296-5142 Trinity Presbyterian Simonton St. 296-3318Impact Community Seventh-Day Adventist Fifth St. 393-9554 Unitarian Universalist Georgia St. 296-4369 BNai Zion United St. 294-3437 Chabad Jewish Center Trinity Dr. 295-0013 Salvation Army Flagler Rd. 294-5611 Seventh-Day Adventist Thomas St. 522-3693 Get Fit Family Boot Camp Southard St. 294-4351 Houses of Worship Kirk of the KeysOverseas Highway at 89th Street Marathon, FL MM 51.5Staffed Childrens Sunday School & NurserySunday Services 9 a.m. Contemporary 11 a.m. Traditionalwww.kirkofthekeys.com MARTIN LUTHER CHAPEL325 122nd ST., GULF 289-0700Sunday Service 8:30 & 11:00 amChristmas Eve Service: 7:30 pm & 11:00 pm Christmas Day : 9:30 am Marathon Church Of God800 74th Street,OceanSunday Worship & Children's Church 10:45AM Sunday Evening Worship 6:00PMWednesday Night Bible Study 6:30PMA Pentecostal Ministry with a Prophetic Voice" For God so loved the world..." and so do we! 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Lori Teate,the new owner of a Habitat for Humanity home at Bayside Landing on Big Coppitt Key,celebrates with Rich Fielder,the owner of TrueTitle Agency,on her closing on the home.Teate worked against the clock to complete her 350 sweat-equity hours part of the deal as a Habitat partner before the holidays so she and her daughter could celebrate Christmas in their new home.They did.NEW HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS LIVING BRIEFS
Saturday,December 31,2011 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com New Years Eve partiers can find exuberant celebrations in perhaps the warmest weather in the continental United States right here in the Florida Keys.In fact, its one of the 10 best places in the U.S. to ring in the new year, according to Yahoo! Travel, joining New York City; Floridas Walt Disney World; Atlanta; Miami; New Orleans; San Antonio, Texas; Vail, Co.; Las Vegas; and Boston.Revelry in the Upper Keys is to include fireworks and other activities at popular Key Largo and Islamorada restaurants and resorts. In Key West, merrymakers can get the drop on the new year at any of three unique takes on the Times Square tradition as midnight approaches Dec. 31.Key WestThousands of people are expected to gather on Duval Street to ring in 2012 by watching a gigantic manmade conch shell drop at Sloppy Joes Bar, 201 Duval. Festivities are emceed by a rooftop host beginning at 10 p.m. and, as a huge clock counts down the seconds to midnight, the January 14th11AM to 8PM Rain or ShineBayview Park,Key West FREEADMISSION ENTER T AINMENT Emcee:Captain Marlin Scott 11am pm:Misery Loves Company 1pm 4pm:The Rejects 4pm 6pm:The Doerfels 6pm 8pm:Howard Livingston & the MM24 Band 7th AnnualEXHIBITS Marine Exhibits Arts & Crafts Youth Activities Local Non-ProfitsFOOD MENU Fried Fish Grilled Lobster Stone Crab Key West Pink Shrimp Smoked Fish Dip Conch Fritters Conch Salad Conch Chowder Flan and Key Lime Pie Beer,Wine,Soda and Water ASpecial Thanks to our Sponsors:Elite Sky Seafood Atlantic & Gulf Fishing Supply Fanci Seafood Marine Underwriters Island T-shirt GraphicsGFSToledo Sales Gulf Manufacturing Key West Engine Service Hak Hide LLC Dolphin Hydraulics Suburban Propane Tom Ryan Inc. Key West Marine Hardware E.M.C. Oil Co. Keys Boat Works Eco Products by P.H.P. Inc. Monroe County Public Works Signs Unlimited D&D Seafood Famunda Seafood M&M Seafood So long 2011 and hello 2012Keys ring in new year with unique funNEW YEARS EVE Thousands of people crowd Duval Street in Key West during a past Sushi drop at the Bourbon Street Pub. Meanwhile,pirate wench Evalena Worthington ensures the sign on the tall ship at the Schooner Wharf is in working order before the festivities. Bei n g Elmo director: A laborof loveBeing Elmo: A P uppeteers Journey. Rated P G. One hour, 16 minutes. P laying at the Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St., Key West. Being Elmo: A Puppeteers Journey is the story of Kevin Clash, the man who gives life to Elmo, one of the most popular characters on the Sesame Street TVprogram. Directed and co-produced by New Yorker Constance Marks, the documentary winner of the Sundance Film Festivals 2011 Special Jury Prize for U.S. documentary is a touching portrait of the man behind Elmo who came from humble beginnings and, through dedication and perseverance, fulfilled his childhood dream of working with Jim Henson and the Muppets. Marks recently took time out of her schedule to discuss the film and how its been received. Questio n : I read that filming took six years. Is that right? A n swer: It wasnt the filming so much it was the editing that was the real challenge. Q: As a director, do you feel that youre more an artist or a manager? I know you wear several hats.A: I think its like 50 hats. Theres definitely the artistic conception, then theres the managing everybody and keeping everybody happy. And then on the shoot when the doors squeaky, Im there with the oil can.You dont have the staff and the crew you might have in a much larger production. There are lots of hats to be worn most of them are not pretty, not glamorous. Q: Where did the money come from? A: Thats an area Im not really comfortable talking about, if you dont mind. I raised some money on the outside, I borrowed some money from people but I dont really feel comfortable talking about the details of the financing. Q: You had a lot of archival footage. How do you find old film and old TV shows like that? A: There are people who can help you find that, and with the Internet its really not that hard to begin to track things down. We had the new iPhone with Siri, the personal assistant. We asked her, Where do we get soand-so footage? and within two seconds she gave us an answer. It was outdated but it was a good place to start. So it can be done. Q: Who are Nancy Marks, Edwin Marks and Maria that you mention in the credits? A: Nancy is my mom, my dad was Edwin and Maria was the Make-A-Wish child in the film, who died. Q: That was a touching scene, with the little girl.A: We were packing up to leave for the day. Nobody told us that this was going to be happening. Were walking out the door and it suddenly looked like something important was going to happen. If we had left one minute earli-Marks discusses how documentary got to screenFILM Photo courtesy McCLATCHY-TRIBUNEKevin Clash and Elmo attend the Kennedy Center Honors on Dec.4 in Washington,D.C.The Kennedy Center Honors are awarded annually for lifetime achievement in the performing arts.Craig Wanous KEYS FILM See Film,6BSee New Years,6B Concert series keeps on growingForty years marks a major milestone, especially when it comes to producing quality music programs. And Impromptu Classical Concerts of Key West celebrates four decades with its 2012 season. The highly acclaimed Firebird Chamber Orchestra opens the season with a Jan. 8 concert. The Miami-based group, which grew out of the successful Seraphic Fire choral group, has performed abroad. Members are drawn from the Florida Philharmonic, the New World Symphony, the Chicago Symphony, the Colorado Music Festival, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and others. Violinist Emilia Mettenbrink is concert master of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music summer opera program in Spoleta, Italy, and coaches a youth orchestra in Minneapolis during the school year. As a soloist, Svet Stoyanov has played at the Ravinia Festival, Emilia Romagna Festival and Avery Fisher Hall, among other appearances.Stellar lineup starts Jan.8 at St.PaulsLAttitudes StaffMUSIC Pianist Marina Lomazov was the youngest first-prize winner at the all-Kiev Piano Competition. She holds degrees from Juilliard School and the Eastman School of Music.See Concerts,7B
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday,December 31,2011 Documentary tells trains storyApreview of a documentary chronicling the conception and construction of Henry Flaglers Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway is set for Jan. 8 at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center in Key Largo, and the public is invited to attend without charge. The event is to begin at 4 p.m. with a reception and screening of the hourlong Flaglers Train: The Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad is scheduled for 5 p.m. There is limited seating available and RSVPs are mandatory no later than Jan. 4 (305) 424-4025. The 100th anniversary of the first train rolling into Key West is Jan. 22, and the documentary is just of numerous ways the anniversary if being celebrated. Produced by public televisions station WPBT2 in partnership with the Monroe County Tourist Development Council and Flagler Real Estate Services, the program features archival imagery, personal correspondence and original drawings of the Over-Sea Railroad project, tracing daily reports of the human struggles and technological achievements needed to complete the railway that some called the railroad that went to sea. The broadcast premiere is scheduled for 8 p.m. Jan. 12, on WPBT2, the Public Broadcasting System affiliate for South Florida and the Keys. The program is to be offered for national PBS syndication in the spring and is airing during the centennial anniversary year of the completion of the Key West Extension. Former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham is set to attend the Key Largo screening, following his planned participation in a 3 p.m. Jan. 8 dedication of a new hand-painted mural honoring the railroads anniversary. Created on the southwest wall of the Atlantic Title building, at mile marker 95 bayside in Key Largo, the 60-footby-11.5-foot mural was a collaborative effort between the Art Guild of the Purple Isles and art club students at Islamoradas Island Christian School. For information on all Flagler centennial celebrations planned for the Keys and theyre planned from Key Largo to Key West go to www.flagler keys100.com .Bob Graham is attending in Key LargoRegal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. We Bought a Zoo (PG):1:15,4:15,7:15 and 10:05 p.m. The Adventures of Tintin 3D (PG):1:20 7:25 9:55 p.m.; 2D :4:15 p.m. Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (R):1:00,4:20 and 7:30 p.m. Mission:Impossible (PG-13):1:10,4:10,7:20 and 10:10 p.m. Alvin and the Chipmunks (G):1:25,4:25,7:35 and 9:45 p.m. Sherlock Holmes (PG-13):1:05,4:05,7:05 and 9:55 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St.,Key West,295-9493 Gainsbourg:A Heroic Life (R):1:30,6:00,8:00 p.m.;No 8:00 p.m.show Sat.,Mon.1:30 and 9:00 p.m. The Descendants (R):1:00,3:15,5:30,7:45 and 10:00 p.m.; No 10:00 p.m.Sat.;Mon.-Thurs.1:45,4:00,6:15 and 8:30 p.m. My Week with Marilyn (R):1:15,3:30,5:45,8:00 and 10:15 p.m.;No 10:15 p.m.show Sat.;Mon.-Thurs.2:00,4:15,6:30 and 8:45 p.m. Being Elmo (PG):4:00 p.m. Young Adult (R):1:30,3:45,6:00,8:15 and 10:30 p.m.;No 10:30 p.m.show Sat.;Mon.-Wed.2:15,4:30,6:45 and 9:00 p.m.;Thurs.1:30,3:45 and 9:00 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 Mission:Impossible(PG-13):Weekdays:7:00 and 9:45 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday:2:00,7:00 and 9:45 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 We Bought a Zoo (PG):1:05,4:05,6:50 and 9:35 p.m. Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (R):1:10,4:30 and 7:50 p.m. Mission:Impossible (PG-13):1:00,4:00,7:00 and 10:00 p.m. Alvin and the Chipmunks (G):1:45,4:25,6:50 and 9:05 p.m. Sherlock Holmes (PG-13):1:20,4:10,7:05 and 9:55 p.m. Keys Movie Times Marathon Community Cinema Coming 1/6 J. EdgarRComing 1/13 Sherlock HolmesPG-13Showtimes: Fri Thurs 7:00 & 9:45 Sat & Sun 2:00, 7:00 & 9:45 Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner and Simon Pegg Phone: 743-0288 Hearing Assistance Now Available Rated: PG-13 MISSION: IMPOSSIBLEGHOST PROTOCOL HELDOVER 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, Florida 33070NOWALLDIGITAL! Check movies and show times at our WEBSITEwww.bbtheatres.comor to call our 24 HOUR MOVIE HOTLINE853-7003er, we would have completely missed that.Q: Do you try to attend all of the film festivals that the movie was in? A: We attended 95 percent of the festivals that we entered, starting at Sundance a year ago. Its really good when youre the producer and director, because they fly you out and put you up. I think if it had been a much shorter film, that might not have been the case, but most of the festivals hosted us.Because the film went to Sundance and won an award there, we got lots of calls, lots of invitations. Otherwise, you send it out, you hear back, you go the regular route, which is what most people do, what Ive usually done with short films. Afew of the festivals said wed like you submit the film. Acouple of times it didnt get in, even though they wrote that letter, which I thought was odd.Q: For Sundance, you submitted the film and they accepted it?A: Yes, I submitted it, along with the other 10,000 people, and then I got an email asking me to overnight another DVD because it was stuck and they couldnt see the end of the film. I was delighted and terrified, because we had sent them a rough cut.We hadnt cleared any archival footage, we didnt have the music scored; there was so much yet to be done. But it was so much easier than having to do it from scratch.Q: When your films come out, do you look at Rotten Tomatoes and other review sites? A: Yes, and I like Rotten Tomatoes because we keep climbing. But there are people on the team who look at the box office and follow it very closely. Were doing a really respectable business but Im less interested in following every tic. It just too nerve wracking. Q: How badly do negative reviews affect you? A: There have been so many positive ones that I really dont allow myself to go there. Call me crazy but I usually read them once and move on.Q: Can you give me a hint about your next project?A: I will as soon as I know.Reviews: No worriesFrom Film,5B MARKSshell begins to descend. Live music inside Sloppy Joes adds to the events appeal. Visit www.sloppy joes.com.At the Bourbon Street Pub/New Orleans House complex, 724 Duval St., the annual celebration stars female impersonator Sushi.Seconds before midnight, the elaborately gowned Sushi is to be lowered from the complexs balcony in a glittering super-sized red high heel. Thousands typically gather to watch the drag-queen drop and performances by female impersonators. Visit www.bourbonstpub.com .In Key Wests Historic Seaport, merriment salutes the islands colorful seafaring history. As midnight approaches, a pirate wench is lowered from the top of a tall ships mast as cannons boom and the ships pirate crew cheers her descent. Other attractions include live music, dancing and festivities at the Schooner Wharf Bar, 202 William St. Visit www .schoonerwharf.com .Upper KeysBlackwater Sound in Key Largo is the setting for the Upper Keysannual New Years Eve fireworks. The sparkling sky display is hosted by bayside restaurants Sundowners, Senor Frijoles, Cactus Jacks, Gus Grille at the Marriott Key Largo Beach Resort and the Caribbean Club, all around mile markers 103 and 104. Tables fill fast, so partiers are advised to arrive early. Visit www.keylargofire works.com .In Islamorada, midnight fireworks on the beach are planned at Pierres Restaurant and Morada Bay Beach Cafe, mile marker 81.6 bayside. Theres live music and cocktails available for purchase but coolers are not allowed.For more information and reservations, call 664-3225.For a casually elegant New Years Eve celebration, Islamoradas Cheeca Lodge & Spa, mile marker 82 oceanside, is planning a midnight fireworks display. For more information about dining and reservations, call 664-4651, Ext. 4580.And also in Islamorada, the Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Inn at Holiday Isle, mile marker 84, has what it calls a New Years Even Spectacular that includes an open bar, full meals and live music for $299 per person. You can also go to the resorts raw bar, Shula Burger and Rum Runners for a lesser cost. All are capped by a midnight fireworks show over the ocean. Call (305) 433-9935.Plenty to choose fromFrom New Years,5B Feeling a bit wacky? Try this fun challengeThe 2012 Wacky Sports Challenge hosted by Mariners Hospital employees combines four wacky challenges and music provided by some of the areas top bands. The Wacky Sports Challenge is scheduled for Jan. 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Coconut Cove Resort & Marina, mile marker 84.8. Proceeds will be given to the National Kidney Foundation. Teams will navigate a kayak course, paddle across the raft lagoon, try to avoid a water-balloon burst and participate in a capture-the-flag event. For those not athletically inclined, a lineup of bands will provide live entertainment. On the bill are Scott Kirby with Dave Edminson, Tequila Tom, Knotts & Schinella with Steve Dunlap, Rob Arenth and Steve Dunlap Jr. (formerly the Evil Monkeys), Marlin Too Review, Steve Webb, Micha, Yishka and a few special guests. Admission is free. Philly cheese steaks, pulled-pork sandwiches, hot dogs and beverages will be sold. To register your team or for information about the challenge or the days activities, contact Fran Glick at 434-1601 or send an e-mail to frang@ BaptistHealth.net.Keys hospital benefits from sports contestISLAMORADA FLAGLER CENTENNIAL The Frangipani Gallery at 1102A Duval St.,Key West,kicks off the year with a show of new watercolors by Christine Black.It runs Jan.6 to 18,with an artists reception set for Jan.6 from 6 to 9 p.m.Black will showcase a series of small paintings of th e Keys such as this,called Sunset Over Summerland Key.The Connecticut native has been living in the Keys for 20 years.WATERCOLOR OPENING
Saturday,December 31,2011 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com The show, like all in the concert series, is at St. Pauls Episcopal Church 401 Duval St., Key West. Showtime, as for all concerts, is 4 p.m. and tickets are $20. In addition to the Firebird Chamber, the 40th anniversary concert schedule in 2012 includes:Jan. 22: Trio Solisti: Violinist Maria Bachmann, cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach and pianist Jon Klibonoff. They have made critically acclaimed debuts at the Kennedy Center in New York City for Lincoln Centers Great Performers Series and at Town Halls PeoplesSymphony Concerts, the Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts and at the internationally renowned Tuscan Sun Festival in Cortona, Italy.The trio also performs on Jan. 23 at San Pablo Catholic Church in Marathon as part of the Florida Keys Concert Association (formerly the Middle Keys Concert Association) annual concert series.Feb. 12: Piano soloist Marina Lomazov. An international concert pianist, she made her first appearance in Key West a decade ago. Before immigrating to the United States, Marina studied at the Kiev Conservatory, where she became the youngest firstprize winner of the all-Kiev Piano Competition. The Ukranian-American holds degrees from the Juilliard School and the Eastman School of Music. She also performs on Feb. 13 for the Florida Keys Concert Association, also at San Pablo in Marathon.Feb. 26: La Catrina String Quartet, whose repertoire features a Latin flair. World-renowned cellist YoYo Ma has praised La Catrina as wonderful ambassadors for music. Currently the aculty quartet in residence at New Mexico State University, the La Catrina Quartet tours regularly throughout the U.S. and Mexico.March 4: Conrad Tao, an award-winning pianist who is known for his work on the keyboard and composition. And hes only 17 years old.Tao, born in Illinois, has appeared as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra; the Russian National Orchestra; and the Baltimore, Dallas and San Francisco symphonies, among others. He has given solo recitals at the Louvre Museum in Paris.March 18: The String Orchestra of New York City. This conductor-less ensemble has been hailed as deft and feisty, their sound described as radiant. Asummer concert is also in the works, with a July 15 program that will feature the Symphony of the Americas. For tickets, visit www.keystix.com For more information about the group, visit www.keywest impromptu.org .Season goes through MarchFrom Concerts,5B 30thANNUAL KWLS KEYWESTLITERARY SEMINAR YETANOTHERWORLD LITERATURE OF THEFUTURESUNDAY JANUARY 8, 20122:152:25PMINTRODUCTION MilesFrieden,executive director,KWLS 2:252:40PMAHISTORYOFWEATHER BillyCollins 2:40:10PMASKTHEOPTIMIST GeorgeSaunders 3:10:40PMJOHNSONMERRILLRUSSO AWARDWINNERS ReadingsbyDianaKhoi Nguyen,ChristyStrick,Sabra Wineteer.Introducedby RobertD.Richardson. 3:40:00PMBREAK 4:00:10PMUNEASYABOUTTHE SOUNDSOFSOMENIGHTWANDERINGANIMAL JamesTate 4:10:00PMCREATINGAUNIVERSE: WHENWRITERSPLAYGOD MargaretAtwood,Michael Cunningham,DexterPalmer, GaryShteyngart Ringleader:MargaretAtwood BOOKSIGNINGS:MargaretAtwood,Billy Collins,MichaelCunningham, DexterPalmer,Gary Shteyngart FREEANDOPENTOTHEPUBLICAT2PM SUNDAYJANUARY82012 LIMITEDSEATING EARLYARRIVALISADVISED SANCARLOSINSTITUTE 516DUVALSTREET KWLS.ORG5293-9291 No Name Race5K Walk/RunSaturday,January 14,2012 8 am at the Old Wooden Bridge Fishing Camp on Big Pine Key,FloridaSponsored by the Domestic Abuse Shelter Coordinated by Key West Southernmost RunnersFor a registration form go to: www.domesticabuseshelter.org or www.southernmostrunners.com Call the Domestic Abuse Shelter for more information at (305) 743-5452Proceeds support the Domestic Abuse Shelter 12th Annual TryourNEWULTIMATE Angus PhillyMM 101.3 Key Largo www.KeyLargoArbys.com TOT AL NUDITY ... Distinctive and T asteful Florida s Most Beautiful W omen Private T able Dances A vailable Full Liquor and Food Served til Close Open til 4am Couples W elcome Keys Hottest Happy Hour4-8 pm No Cover 1/2 price Appetizers 2-4-1 Dances 2-4-1 Drinks Tuesday Locals Night TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful Floridas Most Beautiful Women Private Table Dances Available Full Liquor and Food Served til Close Open til 4am Couples Welcome 305-664-8400 MM 85.5 O ceanside At Snake Creek BridgeNEWYEARSEVE BASH! Chef Eli ser ving 7 Special Entres And 7 Appetizers PLUS an array of desserts!ENTERTAINMENTThe STREET PEOPLEFrom Ft. LauderdaleNEW YEARS EVE MENU INCLUDES:Prime Rib,Stuffed Shrimp,Whole Hogfish,Whole Lobster Grilled, Broiled,or Chefs Sauteed Lobster,Seafood Cakes and Island ChickenNO COVER,NO MINIMUMHave dinner,or just come out for the Party! Champagne on the Beach at Midnight Including party favors and hats! Master chefs compete Jan. 29Top local chefs are tovie for culinary honorswhile food-lovers savortheir edible entries at KeyWests 18th annual MasterChefs Classic.The culinary competitionis scheduled 4 to 7 p.m.Jan. 29 overlooking KeyWest Harbor at the WestinKey West Resort andMarina Pier, 245 Front St.Chefs are to compete forfirst-, secondand third-place honors in the appetiz-er, entree and dessert cate-gories. Those attending canenjoy tapas-sized meals inall three categories pre-pared by chefs from morethan 15 restaurants.The celebration of cui-sine raises money for theMonroe Association forReMARCable Citizens, anonprofit agency that pro-vides services for develop-mentally disabled FloridaKeys adults.Only 400 tickets areavailable for the culinarytasting and competition.Ticket prices begin at $55per person, and groups canreserve tables for eight withunlimited premium wineand a wine server for thetable.To find out more, go towww.masterchefsclassic.comor call 294-9526, Ext. 25.P ublic can tr y their cr eationsKEY WEST Trio Solisti has played the Kennedy Center and Lincoln Centers Great Performers Series.LATTITUDES BRIEFSArt show opens J an.5 in MarathonWhats called the Tropical Impressions Art Show opens Jan. 5 at the Marathon Community Theater, mile marker 49 oceanside. Eight Keys artists present their tropically themed watercolors, oils, acrylics, collage and mixed media in the theater gallery through Jan. 28. The artists are Judith Conner, Julie Joyce, Betty Rondeau, Jerry Bachman, M. Ann Lynch, Leigh Burleson, Dale Malone and Sandy Mezinis. One of them will be at the gallery to welcome viewers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 5, 8 and 15, then each Thursday through Sunday from Jan 19 through Jan. 28. On Jan. 8, theres a meet-the-artists reception from 5 to 7 p.m. with hors doeuvres, a cash bar, raffle, door prizes and music. All work is for sale, with 20 percent of the proceeds going to the theater.Poetry jam planned at Marathon libraryThe first-ever open-mic poetry jam at the Marathon library is planned for 6:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the library, 3251 Overseas Highway (mile marker 48.5 oceanside). You can read your original work, a poem from your favorite author or just enjoy listening to others. To find out more, send en a-mail to email@example.com.Mystery writers read their worksThe Coffee Plantation Coffeehouse of Key West hosts three Key West crime writers on Jan. 5 to read from and discuss their works. They are Jonathan Woods, author of Bad Juju & Other Tales of Madness and Mayhem and the forthcoming ADeath in Mexico; Mike Dennis, author of Set Up on Front Street and The Ghosts of Havana; and Jessica Argyle, author of Arrest Me (Before I Write Again). The session is from 5 to 7 p.m. at the coffeehouse, 713 Caroline St.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday,December 31,2011 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 A A A A A d / 5793600 INVITATIONTONEGOTIATE NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN TOPROSPECTIVEBIDDERS thattheMonroeCountySchool Districtwillreceivebidsforthe following: ITNNo.505 KEYLARGOSCHOOL MUNICIPALSEWER CONNECTIONPROJECT Biddocumentsmaybe requestedfromDemandStar bycalling1-800-711-1712or bygoingtothewebsite www.demandstar.comorby goingto www.keysschools.comThe publicrecorddocumentis availableatthePurchasing Department,241Trumbo Road,KeyWest,FL33040. PRE-BIDCONFERENCE: MANDATORY Apre-bidconferencewillbe heldatKeyLargoSchool: 104801OverseasHwy,Key LargoFL,33037onJanuary 17that9:00am.ALL PROSPECTIVEBIDDERS ARETOMEETINTHEMAIN OFFICEPRIORTO9:00AM. ANYPROSPECTIVEBIDDER NOTINATTENDANCEAT THESTARTOFTHE MEETINGWILLBE EXCLUDEDFROMTHE BIDDINGPROCESS. A llbidsmustbereceivedonor before 2PMTuesday, JANUARY31ST,2012 specifiedinthebiddocuments. TheMonroeCountySchool Districtreservestheright,atits solediscretion,toacceptor rejectanyandallbidsandto waiveinformalitiesor irregularitieswhenitisinthe bestinterestoftheBoardtodo so. MonroeCountySchoolDistrict PurchasingDepartment PublishDecember21,24,28, 31,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter Ad / 5794100 NOTICEOFFORECLOSURE SALEBYTHECLERKOF THECIRCUITCOURT NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN thattheundersignedDANNYL. KOLHAGE,ClerkoftheCircuit CourtofMonroeCounty, Florida,will,onthe17thdayof January,2012at11:00A.M.on THEFRONTSTEPSOFTHE MONROECOUNTY COURTHOUSE,500 WHITEHEADSTREET,inthe CityofKEYWESTFlorida, offerforsaleandsellatpublic outcrytothehighestandbest bidderforCASH,thefollowing describedproperty,situatedin MonroeCounty,Florida,towit: Lots18and19,IMBER SUBDIVISION,accordingto thePlatthereof,asrecordedin PlatBook3,Page174,ofthe PublicRecordsofMonroe County,Florida MoreCommonlyKnownAs: 1400East79thStreetOcean, Marathon,FL33050 PursuanttoFINAL JUDGMENTOF FORECLOSUREenteredina caseinsaidCourt,thestyleof whichis: CharlotteCarpenterMcCurley Plaintiff, VS. PaulaR.Nardone,andP MorganHillastrusteesofthe Hill/NardoneRealtyTrust U/A/DMarch28,2000; MONROECOUNTYTAX COLLECTOR;JohnDoe;Jane Doe Defendant A ndthedocketNumberof whichisNumber 10-CA-000350-M Witnessmyhandandofficial sealofsaidCourtthis16thday ofDecember,2011 DANNYL.KOLHAGE ClerkoftheCircuitCourt,MonroeCounty,Florida By:TAMMYLMARCIEL DeputyClerk FloridaStatute45.031:Any personclaiminganinterest inthesurplusfromthesale,if any,otherthantheproperty ownerasofthedateofthe LisPendensmustfileaclaim within60daysafterthesale Publish12/31/11&01/07/12 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A A d / 5844200 NOTICEOFPUBLICSALE A UCTIONFORTOWINGAND STORAGELIENIN A CCORDANCETOFLORIDA STATUESECTION713.78TO BEHELD ON1/25/2012AT 9:15A.M.BYADVANCED MARINETOWING RECOVERY&SALVAGE, INC.,21GARDENCOVE DRIVE,KEYLARGO,FL 33037 FORTHEFOLLOWING VESSEL:1991BNZHULLID / BNZ6B117J091 PublishDecember31,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5853100 AMENDEDNOTICEOF FORECLOSURESALEBY CLERKOFTHECIRCUIT COURT Noticeisherebygiventhatthe undersigned,DANNYL. KOLHAGE,ClerkoftheCircuit CourtofMonroeCounty, Florida,will,onthe17dayof January,2012at11:00oclock a.m.,at500WhiteheadStreet, MonroeCounty,intheCityof KeyWest,Florida,offerforsale andsellatpublicoutcrytothe highestandbestbidderfor CASHthefollowingdescribed propertiessituatedinMonroe County,Florida,towit: UNIT / C-6,TOWNHOME / 11,TOGETHERWITHBOAT SLIPNO.48,OFMOONBAY, A CONDOMINIUM A CCORDINGTOTHE DECLARATIONOF CONDOMINIUMTHEREOF, A SRECORDEDINOFFICIAL RECORDSBOOK678,AT PAGE395,OFTHEPUBLIC RECORDSOFMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA. A /K/A104350OVERSEAS HIGHWAY,UNIT / TH11, KEYLARGO,FLTOGETHER WITHBOATSLIPNO.48 PursuanttotheFinalJudgment ofForeclosureenteredina casependinginsaidCourt,the styleofwhichis: MOONBAYCONDOMINIUM A SSOCIATION,INC., aFloridanon-profitcorporation, Plaintiff, vs. NICHOLASA.GRUMBINE; ELIZABETHRADOVICZ;and JOHNDOEASTENANTIN POSSESSIONANDALL OTHERSINPOSSESSION, Defendant(s). A ndtheDocketNumberof whichisNumber11-CA-847-P WITNESSmyhandandthe OfficialSealofSaidCourt,this 15dayofDecember,2011. DannyL.Kolhage ClerkoftheCircuitCourt MonroeCounty,Florida By:JenniferSettoon DeputyClerk FloridaStatute45.031:Any personclaiminganinterestin thesurplusfromthesale,ifany, otherthanthepropertyowner asofthedateoftheLis Pendensmustfileaclaim withinsixty(60)daysafterthe sale. PublishDecember24,31,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5872300 NOTICEOFPUBLICSALE: ARNOLDSAUTO&MARINE REPAIR,INC .givesNoticeof ForeclosureofLienandintent tosellthesevehicles on 01/18/2012,09:00amat5540 3RDAVEKEYWEST,FL 33040-6032, pursuantto subsection713.78ofthe FloridaStatutes.ARNOLDS A UTO&MARINEREPAIR, INC.reservestherightto acceptorrejectanyand/orall bids. 1957UNK DO274503 1973UNK DO552356 1978PUCH 5316864 1985ISLANDER XLY30307G485 1995JEEP 1J4FX58S5SC648180 2003INFINITI JNKAY41E53M003468 2004FORD 1FAFP40694F190519 2006MITSUBISHI 4A3AK24F96E048890 2008SWIF LD5TCBPA081005044 1995PLC1 PLCSG052K495 PublishDecember31,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A A d / 5871800 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUITINANDFOR MONROECOUNTY,STATE OFFLORIDA. GENERALCIVILDIVISION CaseNo.2010-CA-000499-P WELLSFARGOFINANCIAL SYSTEMFLORIDA,INC. Plaintiff, vs. MARCELCAPO;UNKNOWN SPOUSEOFMARCELCAPO; A LBERTOL.GONZALEZ; UNKNOWNOCCUPANTS, TENANTS,OWNERS,AND OTHERUNKNOWN PARTIES,including,ifanamed defendantisdeceased,the personalrepresentatives,the survivingspouse,heirs, devisees,grantees,creditors, andallotherpartiesclaiming by,through,underoragainst thatdefendant,andall claimants,personsorparties, naturalorcorporate,orwhose exactlegalstatusisunknown, claimingunderanyofthe abovenamedordescribed defendants, Defendants. NOTICEOFSALE Noticeisherebygiventhat, pursuanttotheOrderorFinal Judgmententeredinthis cause,intheCircuitCourtof MonroeCounty,Florida,Iwill sellthepropertysituatedin MonroeCounty,Florida, describedas: LOT31,BLOCK2,OFCROSS KEYWATERWAYESTATES SECTION2,ACCORDINGTO THEPLATTHEREOF,AS RECORDEDINPLATBOOK 6,ATPAGE60,OFTHE PUBLICRECORDSOF MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA;TOGETHERWITH A MOBILEHOMESITUATED THEREON,DESCRIBEDASA 1990BROA,WITHVEHICLE IDENTIFICATIONNUMBER GAFLL07A20223BM;TITLE NUMBER49266223;RP NUMBERR0363244,WHICH ISAFFIXEDTOTHE A FOREDESCRIBEDREAL PROPERTYAND INCORPORATEDTHEREIN. PropertyAddress: 1492AquaductLane KeyLargo,FL33037 ParcelI.D.:00468472-006300 atpublicsale,tothehighest andbestbidder,forcash,on thestepsoftheOld Courthouse,500Whitehead Street,KeyWest,Florida 33040at11:00a.m.onJanuary 17th,2012. A NYPERSONCLAIMINGAN INTERESTINTHESURPLUS FROMTHESALE,IFANY, OTHERTHANTHE PROPERTYOWNERASOF THEDATEOFTHELIS PENDENS,MUSTFILEA CLAIMWITHTHECLERKOF COURTWITHIN60DAYS A FTERTHESALE. DATEDthis22dayof December,2011. DANNYL.KOLHAGE ClerkofCircuitCourt ByM.Arguez DeputyClerk ENRICOG.GONZALEZ,P.A. A ttorneyatLaw ENRICOG.GONZALEZ, ESQUIRE 6255EastFowlerAvenue TempleTerrace,FL33617 FloridaBar / 861472 813/980-6302 Inaccordancewiththe A mericansWithDisabilities A ct,personsneedingaspecial accommodationtoparticipate inthisproceedingshould contacttheA.D.A.Coordinator notlaterthanseven(7)days priortotheproceedingviathe FloridaRelayServiceat 1-800-955-8771. PublishDecember31,2011; January7,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5895400 NOTICEOFPUBLICSALE: ANCHORTOWING gives NoticeofForeclosureofLien andintenttosellthesevehicles on 01/14/2012,08:00amat 189USHIGHWAY1, KEYWEST,FL33040-5476, pursuanttosubsection713.78 oftheFloridaStatutes. A NCHORTOWINGreserves therighttoacceptorrejectany and/orallbids. 1FTEF15N7RNA28859 1994FORD LFFWBT4A291000084 2009ZHEJIANGTAIZHOU WANGYEPOWERCO,LTD PublishDecember31,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5872200 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THE16THJUDICIAL A A CIRCUIT,INANDFOR MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA CIVILDIVISION CASENO.CAM10126MR BANKUNITED Plaintiff, vs. A ARONM.HARBATH; HEATHERA. EDDY-HARBATH;VILLAGE A THAWKSCAYPROPERTY OWNERSASSOCIATION, INC.;HAWKSCAY COMMUNITYASSOCIATION, INC.;UNKNOWNPERSON(S) INPOSSESSIONOFTHE SUBJECTPROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICEOF FORECLOSURESALE NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN pursuanttoaFinalJudgmentof ForeclosuedatedDecember 13th,2011,andenteredin CaseNo.CAM10126,ofthe CircuitCourtofthe16th JudicialCircuitinandfor MONROECounty,Florida. BANKUNITEDisPlaintiffand A ARONM.HARBATH; HEATHERA. EDDY-HARBATH; UNKNOWNPERSON(S)IN POSSESSIONOFTHE SUBJECTPROPERTY, VILLAGEATHAWKSCAY PROPERTYOWNERS A SSOCIATION,INC.;HAWKS CAYCOMMUNITY A SSOCIATION,INC.;are defendants.Iwillselltothe highestandbestbidderfor cashATTHEFRONTDOOR OFTHEMONROECOUNTY COURTHOUSE,LESTER BUILDING,AT500 WHITEHEADSTREET,KEY WESTINMONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA,at11:00a.m.,onthe 18dayofJanuary,2012,the followingdescribedpropertyas setforthinsaidFinal Judgment,towit: RESIDENTIALUNITD-016OF VILLAGEATHAWKSCAY, A CCORDINGTOTHE DECLARATIONOF PROTECTIVECOVENANTS, RESTRICTIONSAND EASEMENTSOFVILLAGEAT HAWKSCAY,A WATERFRONTVACATION HOMEDEVELOPMENT,AS RECORDEDINOFFICIAL RECORDSBOOK1488,AT PAGE190OFTHEPUBLIC RECORDSOFMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA,AND A NYAMENDMENTS THERETO,MORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED BYMETESANDBOUNDSAS FOLLOWS A PARCELOFLANDBEINGA PORTIONOFBLOCK16, INDIESISLAND,DUCK KEY-SECTION1-PART1.A SUBDIVISIONAS RECORDEDINPLATBOOK 5,PAGE82,INSECTION21, TOWNSHIP65SOUTH, RANGE34EAST,OFTHE PUBLICRECORDSOF MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA,ANDBEINGMORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED BYMETESANDBOUNDSAS FOLLOWS: COMMENCINGATTHE CENTERLINE INTERSECTIONOFGOLF COURSEDRIVEANDDUCK KEYDRIVEOFSAIDPLAT, BEARNORTH66DEGREES 56MINUTES00SECONDS EAST,ALONGTHE CENTERLINEOFGOLF COURSEDRIVEANDTHE NORTHEASTERLY EXTENSIONTHEREOF,FOR A DISTANCEOF604.44 FEET,TOAPOINT,THENCE BEARSOUTH09DEGREES 12MINUTES00SECONDS WEST,FORADISTANCEOF 24.00FEET,TOAPOINT, SAIDPOINTTOBEKNOWN A STHEPOINTOF BEGINNINGOFTHEPARCEL OFLANDHEREINAFTER DESCRIBED;THENCEBEAR SOUTH22DEGREES50 MINUTES21SECONDS EAST,FORADISTANCEOF 60.77FEET,TOAPOINT; THENCEBEARSOUTH67 DEGREES16MINUTES35 SECONDSWEST,FORA DISTANCEOF20.29FEET, TOAPOINT;THENCEBEAR NORTH22DEGREES43 MINUTES36SECONDS WEST,FORADISTANCEOF 60.79FEET,TOAPOINT; THENCEBEARNORTH67 DEGREES20MINUTES15 SECONDSEAST,FORA DISTANCEOF20.17FEET, BACKTOTHEPOINTOF BEGINNING.CONTAINING A NAREAOF1229.68 SQUAREFEET,MOREOR LESS. A personclaiminganinterestin thesurplusfromthesale,ifany, otherthanthepropertyowner asofthedateofthelispendens mustfileaclaimwithin60days afterthesale. Datedthis16thdayof December,2011. DANNYL.KOLHAGE A sClerkofsaidCourt ByTammyL.Marciel A sDeputyClerk Ifyouareapersonwith disabilitywhoneedsany accommodationinorderto particiateincourtproceedingor event,youareentitled,atno costtoyou,totheprovisionof certainassistance.Please A A contactCherylAlfonso,302 FlemingStreet,KeyWest,FL 33040,(305)292-3423,atleast 7daysbeforeyourscheduled courtappearance,or immediatelyuponreceiving thisnotificationifthetime beforethescheduled appearanceislessthan7days; ifyouarehearingorvoice impairedcall711. Submittedby: Kahane&Associates,P.A. 8201PetersRoad,Ste.3000 Plantation,FL33324 Telephone:(954)382-3486 Telefacsimile:(954)382-5380 PublishDecember31,2011; January7,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5910500 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THETWENTIETHJUDICIAL CIRCUITINANDFOR COLLIERCOUNTY,FLORIDA CASENO:08-6937-CA CITIMORTGAGE,INC. Plaintiff, vs. LOURDESA.SANDERS A /K/ALOURDESSANDERS, etal, Defendants. NOTICEOFSHERIFFSSALE NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN thatunderandbyvirtueofan ORDERGRANTING SANCTIONSAGAINST PLAINTIFFenteredbythe CircuitCourtinandforCollier County,Floridaonthe7thday June,2011,andbyvirtueofa WritofExecutionissuedinthe abovestyledcauseonthe19th dayofSeptember,2011,I, RobertP.Peryam,Sheriffof MonroeCounty,Floridahave levieduponandwillofferfor saleandselltothehighest bidderforcash,subjecttoany mortgagesorliensthereon,in themorningonthe1stdayof February,2012,at10:30A.M. atfrontdooroftheMonroe CountyCourthouse,500 WhiteheadSt.,KeyWest,FL 33040,theinterestsof CITIMORTGAGE,INC., Plaintiffinexecution,inthe followingdescribedproperty, subjecttoanyandallother liens,taxes,judgments,or encumbranceswhatsoever: Lot5,Block5,HarborShores Subdivision,asubdivision accordingtotheplatthereof recordedatPlatBook3,Page 44,inthePublicRecordsof MonroeCounty,Florida (a/k/a202WestCanalDrive, KeyLargo,Florida33037) DATEDthis28thdayof December,2011. RobertP.Peryam,Sheriff MonroeCounty,Florida BY: RachelleGates,Supervisor CivilProcessDivision Publish12/31/11,01/7/12, 01/14/12,01/21/12 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5916200 NOTICEOFPUBLICSALE: A lexsAutoWrecking&Parts givesNoticeofForeclosureof Lienandintenttosellthese vehicleson01/11/2012,9:00 A Mat111USHighway1 / 107 KeyWest,Florida33040 pursuanttosubsection713.78 oftheFloridaStatutes.Alexs A utoWrecking&Parts reservestherighttoacceptor rejectanyand/orallbids. 1FMDU24XXSUB43599 1995FORD 1NXBR32E68Z937489 2008TOYOTA 1GCEC14W2WZ103989 1998CHEVROLET 5N1MD28T32C544358 2002NISSAN 3VWSG29M51M007320 2001VOLKSWAGEN PublishDecember31,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5919000 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUITINANDFOR MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA CASENO.: 44-2009-CA-001657-K U.S.BANKNATIONAL A SSOCIATIONASTRUSTEE FORTHELXS2007-12N Plaintiff, v. DONALDNEWCOMB; URSULAR.NEWCOMB;ANY A NDALLUNKNOWN PARTIESCLAIMINGBY, THROUGH,UNDER,AND A GAINSTTHEHEREIN NAMEDINDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S)WHOARE A A NOTKNOWNTOBEDEAD ORALIVE,WHETHERSAID UNKNOWNPARTIESMAY CLAIMANINTERESTAS SPOUSES,HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES,OR OTHERCLAIMANTS;AND TENANT1N/K/AEDWARD RODRIGUEZ Defendant(s). NOTICEOFSALE NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN pursuanttoanOrderofFinal SummaryJudgmentof ForeclosuredatedDecember 14,2011,enteredinCivilCase No.44-2009-CA-001657-Kof theCircuitCourtofthe SixteenthJudicialCircuitinand forMonroeCounty,Florida, whereintheClerkoftheCircuit Courtwillselltothehighest bidderforcashon18thdayof January,2012,at11:00a.m.at thefrontdooroftheMonroe CountyCourthouse,Lester Building,530Whitehead Street,KeyWest,Florida 33040,relativetothefollowing describedpropertyassetforth intheFinalJudgment,towit: LOT30,AMENDEDPLATOF RIVIERASHORES,FIRST A DDITION,ASUBDIVISION ONTHEISLANDOFKEY WEST,ASRECORDEDIN PLATBOOK5,PAGE88, PUBLICRECORDSOF MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA. MORECORRECTLY DESCRIBEDAS: LOT30,AMENDEDPLATOF RIVIERASHORES-FIRST A DDN.,ASUBDIVISIONON THEISLANDOFKEYWEST, A SRECORDEDINPLAT BOOK5,PAGE88,PUBLIC RECORDSOFMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA. Commonlyknownas:1730 BAHAMADRIVE,KEYWEST, FL33040 A nypersonclaiminganinterest inthesurplusfromthesale,if any,otherthantheproperty ownerasofthedateoftheLis Pendensmustfileaclaim within60daysafterthesale. Ifyouareapersonwitha disabilitywhoneedsany accommodationinorderto participateinthis proceeding,youareentitled, atnocosttoyou,tothe provisionofcertain assistance.Pleasecontact: CherylAlfonso 302FlemingStreet KeyWest,FL33040 Phone:(305)292-3423 atleast7daysbeforeyour scheduledcourt appearance,orimmediately uponreceivingthis notificationifthetimebefore thescheduledappearanceis lessthan7days;ifyouare hearingorvoiceimpaired, call711. DATEDATKEYWEST, FLORIDATHIS 20 DAYOF December, 2011. SHONTAMCLEOD DANNYL.KOLHAGE CLERKOFTHECIRCUIT COURTMONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA PublishDecember31,2011; January7,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A BUSYBAITSHOPlookingfor Energeticself-starter. Experienceandhonestyaplus. Willtraintherighthonest person.Applyinperson3740 OverseasHwy,Marathon. EXPERIENCEDPAINTER Goodattitude,musthavecar. Carpentryandconcrete experienceaplus. (305)849-4910 HOUSEKEEPER NeededforresortinMarathon. 35-40hrs/wk.Mustspeak someEnglish.Call743-5246or applyinperson,7050O/SHwy. WritofExecutionissuedinthe
Saturday,December 31,2011 9B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 BOOK KEEPINGForest Tek Lumberis now accepting applications for fulltime employment in our book keeping department. Must be familiar with A/P, A/R and general ledger. Experience with notice to owners and collections a plus. Applicant must posses superior computer skills, be dependable and be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment. Benefits include competitive pay, insurance, vacation and sick pay and paid holidays. Please fax resumes to 305.852.1768 or e-mail to ChuckS@KeysLumber.com. E.O.E. A A A A A A A A Coral Reef Park Co. John Pennekamp DivisionIs seeking: Reservationist Snorkel Boat Dive Master Scuba Instructor (Padi Certified) Snorkel Boat Captain (Must be Dive Master Certified) Kayak Guide / Water Craft Supervisor (Preferably paddle sports industries certified)Pickup Applications at Rangers Station (305-451-6301) 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. A A A A MANAGER AND ASSISTANT MANAGER for training program in MARATHON.Please fax (305)-885-5401) or emailto smccarthy@tomthumb .com A A A A ADMISSION COORDINATORExceptional Living, Exceptional PeoplePlantation Key Nursing Center is seeking full time Admission Coordinator. Must have good people and customer service skills, computer knowledge a must, detail orientated, Bilingual a plus. To apply for the position, please submit your resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org NOWHIRING A A A A DIETARY AIDExceptional Living, Exceptional PeoplePlantation Key Nursing Center located in Tavernier, is seeking a full time Dietary Aid. We offer a benefits program. To apply for the position, please submit your resume to email@example.com NOWHIRING RECEPTIONISTExceptional Living, Exceptional PeoplePlantation Key Nursing Center is seeking full time Receptionist. Must have great customer service skills, phone educate, computer knowledge a must, able to multitask. To apply for the position, please submit your resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org NOWHIRING A A A A REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES RN We are searching for an energetic individual to provide clinical oversight to Plantation Key Nursing center skilled within Monroe County.Job responsibilities include,but are not limited to QA,auditing charts/ MDS/ triple check and acting as a resource consultant to facility DON etc...The qualified applicant will maintain a FL RN license with a strong LTC regulatory background. Previous DON or Regional Consultant experience is required.CDONA certification is desirable. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.This position requires hands on approach, in addition to working with the DON of center. Please submit your resume and letter of interest to:terr email@example.com EOE/AA Drug Free Workplace Level 2 Live Scan / e-Verification. A A A A A A LOGO Dummy122 Error: 1 Dummy1229-16:06:14 3 x 0.8 (11.2941) Dummy LOGO Dummy122 Error: 1 Dummy1229-16:08:32 2 x 0.5 (7.05882) Dummy LOGO 86223 Error: 1 86223 2 x 4.0 (56.6863) 611664 FISHERMENS/EMPLOYMENT POS FISHERMENS HOSPITA K0265HEALTHCARE A A A A LOGO 86225 Error: 1 86225 2 x 4.0 (56.6863) 629819 POSITIONS AVAILABLE GUIDANCECARECENTERC K0265HEALTHCARE A A MAINTENANCEPERSON Parttime,possiblyleadingto fulltime.ApplytoKeysRV Park,6099OverseasHwy, Marathon. NAILTECH,ESTHETICIAN& HAIRDRESSER forGioias Hair&NailSaloninMarathon. Rent,salary,commission,all optionspossibleCall289-0014 TAXIDRIVERS neededforMarathontaxi service.Musthaveneat appearanceandreliable. Bilingualaplus.305-896-3507 A A VeterinaryTechnician needed,compassionateanimal loverwithgoodpeopleskills neededforbusypracticein Marathon.Fulltime,mustbe abletoworkeveningsand weekends.Experience preferred.Goodwagesand benefits.CallMarathon VeterinaryHospitalat 305-743-7099. A A ALTUSHOMEHEALTH,LLC ISNOWHIRING... Physical,Occupational& SpeechTherapists,Nurses (RNs&LPNs)CNAs,HHAs, forHomeHealthCare Services,coveringtheKeys. Weoffercompetitivepay. 305-247-4995,visit: www.altushhs.com A A GRACEJONESDAYCARE lookingforaqualifiedteacher C.D.A./45statehours.AlsoP/T teacher,3-6pm.Mustbe18 andlovechildren. 743-6064 A A EXPERIENCEDHELPONLYBreakfastCookPrepCookLineCookHost/HostessWaitstaffBartenderBusPersonFrontofHouseManagers A pplyinperson: SunsetGrille&RawBar,7 KnightsKeyBlvd,Marathon. A A SERVERS F/T,P/T,daysandevenings. Pleaseapplyduringbusiness hours, KeyColonyInn, KeyColonyBeach. GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 Call Classifieds:743-5551
KeysNet.com Keynoter 10B Saturday,December 31,2011 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A Apremiere resort in Islamorada is interviewing for the following positionThe selected candidate will enjoy a friendly work place where smiles are part of the uniform, competitive wages and an excellent benefits pkg.Apply in person MM 83.5Front Desk Housekeeper Must be experienced, flexible, and be able to work weekends and holidays. A A A A A A We are looking for a great candidate to fill the following position.Apply in person at 500 Burton Drive,Suite 5216, MM 92.5 Tavernier,FL 33070or fax resume to (305) 853-5109We are an Equal Opportunity EmployerJanitorAbility to work outdoors required.Qualified candidate will be responsible for the upkeep of public areas. A A LOGO 86096 Error: 1 86096 1 x 2.0 (28.3333) 624553 WOODYS WOODYS RESTAUR A K0280RESTAURANT S A A Smallresortinneedof dependable,outgoing individualforafrontdesk position. 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Allutilities cable&freeWIF I included.305-289-0800 KEYCOLONYBEACH,9TH St .2/2,groundlevel,fullsize W/D,37dock.AvailableJan 15th.305-289-0064 KEYCOLONYBEACH 1BR,1BA,onstilts,canalview. A /C,W/D,storage. F/L/S.$875/mo.440-477-7203 NOCALLSBEFORE9:00AM MARATHON1BR,1BA, at937107thSt.Unfurnished, nicearea.$950/mo., util. F/L/S.Avail2/1/12.Call305743-9644forappt,M-F,9-5. MARATHON 1BRinonehalfduplex. $775/mo.F/L/S.Pleasecall 743-2300. MARATHON2/1MODULAR $775/mo,$775deposit. A pplicationrequired.20612th St.Gulf,unit / 2.Pleasecall 305-289-9350 MARATHON Efficiency.Tiledfloors,big yard.$600/mo utilities. 305-797-9132 MARATHON Effic,veryquiet, conch,furn.Allincl.$798$989/mo.,min3-6mo.Rent/ lease. ALSO 2br,1-1/2ba,lrg, dockavail.Nopets.$975/mo. util.unf,F/L.305-610-8002 MARATHONSTUDIO 20dockage,A/C,fullkitchen, fullbath,tiled.$850/mo util MM48.561-212-6563 MM87.2EXECUTIVEBAY 2BR/2BAUnfurn.Townhome. Gated,Pool/Tennis,Beach. 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