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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .6B Living . . . . . . .4B Business . . . . . .7A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .4AINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2012 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,MARCH 7,2012* VOLUME 59,NO.19 25 CENTS Guantanamo command Rear Adm.John Smith,deputy director of Joint Interagency Task Force South in Key West,is heading to Cuba to assume command of the terrorist camp at Guantanamo Bay.Story, 2A Cruise-ship void The Carnival cruise ship Destiny,which makes regular port calls in Key West,is being shelved for a year for a $155 million makeover. Story, 7APump stations possibly illegalThe city of Marathon has what potentially could be a very expensive problem on its hands on Grassy Key possibly illegal pump stations. Weiler Engineering Corp., the citys sewer construction partner, is awaiting word on a second utility exception request with the state Department of Transportation for a series of above-ground pump stations installed as part of Marathons sewer system.According to Jordan Salinger, a permits coordinator with DOTsubcontractor Transfield Services, the pump stations are illegal. There are 29 total, all along an approximately 2-mile stretch of U.S. 1 starting near mile marker 57. The first request was denied on Sept. 13. Salinger said a second was submitted to her office on Feb. 14. DOT has 30 days to approve or deny it, she said. If thats denied, all 29 would have to be removed and installed further away from U.S. 1 possibly on private property. The pump stations are all well above ground and covered over beside a manhole lid with cement. There are power poles behind each one and four bright yellow posts protecting each ones perimeter. The original approved plans only had the pump stations, not that they would be encased in concrete, have power poles and there were to be no bollards, Salinger said, referring to the yellow posts, made of thick metal.Many of the pump stations are in front of driveways leading to homes or businesses. Some of the owners said the pump stations and yellow posts are eyesores.Ive got a situation that is highly offensive and has devaluated my property. Im struggling at the age of 87 to spend the rest of my days here, part-time resident Gene Midnight said. Its kind of hard to swallow. Im tired of having this shoved down our throats and thats whats going on, Grassy Key resident Eric Petersen said. Salinger said DOThas clear zones based on the29 on Grassy Key are above ground and too close to U.S. 1, DOTsaysBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON THREE RACES IN ONE Photo courtesy KAREN McKEONMarlene Persson of Deerfield Beach crossed the finish line in one hour and 29 seconds to win Saturdays 15K in the sixth annual Sombrero Beach 10K Run 5K Run/Walk and 15K Challenge in Marathon.More than 600 people participated in the fundraiser for Keys Area Interdenominational Resources.For the results,go to www.KeysNet.com/sports. Mosquito engineering gets airingAproposed launch of genetically altered mosquitoes in Key West a project that has drawn national attention and some controversy could be grounded until next year but Florida Keys Mosquito Control District staff will answer questions about it March 15. The open town-hall meeting in Key West doesnt signal that the release is imminent, said district biologist Coleen Fitzsimmons.In fact, the districts inability to find a state or federal agency to serve as government regulator strongly suggests the first test of the genetically altered mosquitoes to battle dengue-carrying mosquitoes could be pushed back to summer 2013, Fitzsimmons said Tuesday. None of the agencies so far contacted by the Mosquito Control District says they are willing to take on our proposed trial, Fitzsimmons said. Unfortunately, we dont know who its going to be.We were operating under the assumption that we could get permits this year but now thats looking overly optimistic, she said. It doesnt look like its going to happen this year. That could change if Key West experiences a new outbreak of dengue fever cases, Fitzsimmons said.There have been no reported cases of dengue fever in the Keys this year, but Monroe County health officials confirmed 93 cases since the disease was first reported in the summer of 2009. It causes bone pain and related maladies but isnt fatal.It did happen for two years, Fitzsimmons said.Genetically changed bugs no sure thingMOSQUITO CONTROLMan literally flipped the birdAKey West man was charged with felony animal cruelty Saturday for literally flipping the bird in this case, a cockatoo. City police say Douglas Kutney, 67, ripped out several feathers and attempted to sit on his pet, shocking more than 20 onlookers near Mallory Square. Officer Jeffrey Dean wrote in his report that an intoxicated Kutney was striking the bird, ripping out its feathers, flipping the bird and squeezing it and attempting to sit on the bird a little before 7 p.m. The report doesnt say why Kutney was abusing the bird. After Kutney was in handcuffs, police began to search him. As I pinned Kutney to the side of the van, Dean reports, his shorts fell down to his ankles. Kutney was not wearing any underwear at that time. The bird is rehabbing at the Florida Keys Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.Hes charged with felony animal abuseKEY WEST KUTNEYKeynoter Staff By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgSee Skeeters,2ALiveaboard gets a reprieveCity of Marathon Marina resident Capt. Jack Burleson doesnt want to move anywhere at his age. It turns out he wont have to, as City Manager Roger Hernstadt on Tuesday revoked a 32-foot minimum space requirement for hard dock space at the marina. The 90-year-old Burleson has been a Middle Keys resident since 1956 and lived aboard his 28-foot sailboat at the marina the past three. The new 32-foot minimum was part of the rate increases approved by the City Council in January. The monthly rate for those spots remained $19.75 per foot in season, but 50-amp power goes from $55 to $65 and 30-amp from $35 to $45. Burlesons monthly costs at the marina increased from $600 per month to $700 per month and he was already having trouble making ends meet. I get Social Security, $400 per month. That may be security some place, but it aint here, he said. Burleson says he has no retirement or pension to fall back on and even sells acrylic paintings for $25 apiece to help make ends meet. Fellow cruisers covered the extra $100 for him this past month, he said. The people on the mooring buoys seem to like meMinimum-size rule waived, saving moneyBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYJack Burleson gets to stay since the city reversed its minimum-size rule Tuesday afternoon.See Marina,2ASee Sewers,2A Trial under wayJury selection continues in the murder trial of Nicholas Ferro,charged with murdering a Key West 23-year-old.Story, 2AMathewson retiringSchool Board member Duncan Mathewson confirms hes not running for a third four-year term. Story, 6A
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,March 7,2012 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.8274 THURS.8374 FRI.8473 SAT.8473 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.There currently are no beaches with health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes Keys Sunday and the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $59.53 in Florida and $56.16 outof-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. 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We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIESDue to a production error, the wrong solution for the Feb.29 crossword appeared in Saturdays edition.The correct solution is in todays paper on 4A.GETTING IT STRAIGHTCONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSKeys armed robbery nets $2 for gunmanAgunman robbed the Tom Thumb convenience store at mile marker 102 on Saturday and got away with all of $2, says the Monroe County Sheriffs Office.Deputy Becky Herrin says the man who got away walked into the store just after 5 p.m., showed a car and demanded money from the register. The clerk said there was none in it. Herrin said he then turned to a customer in the store and demanded money, saying Im desperate. The customer handed over $2 and the suspect left the store, the drove away in a Saturn. enough to finish paying my dock rent, but I cant live on it. I lived here and I worked here and I survived. I cant survive anymore, he said. Marina staff recommended to Hernstadt on Tuesday that waiving the 32-foot minimum for Burleson is appropriate. The Keynoter had contacted both on Tuesday regarding Burlesons situation. Hernstadt will revisit the rates overall at a later date.The rates on the dock are much higher than dinghy or mooring rates to begin with. We could also attract smaller boats to the dock, and squeeze them between the larger boats. Jacks rent would then be very close to what he was paying before, marina technician Sean Cannon and administrative assistant Jennifer Meany wrote in the e-mail.Hernstadt agreed and instructed staff to make the discounted rate effective March 1. He also gave [Burleson] a credit on his March overpayment on his April 2012 rent.Burleson is just one of dozens of cruisers to attend council meetings since rates were increased. They complained largely about the dinghy-dockage rate for daily customers being raised from $13 per day to $22 per day.Councilman Mike Cinque told Boot Key Harbor residents hed have the council reconsider the rates. He told the Keynoter he still plans to do so, but only after Ports Manager Richard Tanner, who retired last week, is replaced.The monthly mooringball rate increased from $275 to $300 with the new fee schedule, while monthly dinghy dockage for vessels at anchor increased from $135 to $225. Those rates include one weekly sewage pump-out, use of the marina facilities and parking for one vehicle. Mooring-ball rates include dinghy dockage.Weekly mooring-ball rates increased from $105 to $110, and weekly dinghy dockage from $45 to $85. Daily mooring rates increased from $21 to $22, and daily dinghy rates from $13 to $22.No increase for boaterFrom Marina,1A We have to be responsible. If there are new cases, the district wants to have other options in our arsenal to lower the population of mosquitoes.The pilot program outlined by Mosquito Control would release a test batch of about 5,000 to 10,000 mosquitoes the Aedes aegypti species that carries dengue fever that have been specifically bred to produce offspring that die young.In theory, the released male bugs with faulty breeding genes will compete with natural mosquitoes, sharply reducing the overall production of future generations. Male mosquitoes do not bite.Representatives of Oxitec, the British biotechnology company that raises the genetically altered mosquitoes, will attend the 5:30 p.m. March 15 meeting at the Harvey Government Center at Truman Avenue and White Street in Key West.The limited Keys release would be the first of its kind involving mosquitoes in the United States, so Mosquito Control Executive Director Michael Doyle has been adamant about finding an outside government agency to oversee the project. Keys residents are on the front lines of this. Its their environment that could be affected if something goes wrong, said Eric Hoffman, food and technology policy campaigner for the international Friends of the Earth group. Friends of the Earth and other conservation groups have issued action alerts to their members about the project.There are too many unanswered questions about the ecological and health impacts of these mosquitoes, Friends of the Earth said in a website post. State and federal agencies have yet to fully study them and there are no laws on the books to properly regulate the release of these bugs into the wild.We do have members in the Keys who are quite concerned about this, Hoffman said. They have a right to be involved in this decision so we do encourage folks to attend this meeting and ask tough questions.Oxitec says it has released genetically altered mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands, Malaysia and Brazil with positive results on reducing insect population.The Mosquito Control District has posted an eightpage document from Oxitec on the districts website, www.KeysMosquito.org .We want to make clear that [the town hall meeting] is not a science debate but an opportunity to give our residents as much information as possible, Fitzsimmons said. Some oppose skeeter planFrom Skeeters,1AJury selection nearly done in Ferro caseJury selection remained ongoing for the second day late Tuesday afternoon in the murder trial of Nicholas Ferro, 25, whos accused of stabbing to death Marquese Butler during Fantasy Fest more than two years ago.Ferro, of Hollywood, is charged with second-degree murder stemming from his involvement in a large street fight around 4 a.m. Oct. 31, 2009, that left Butler, a wellknown Key Wester, dead of a stab wound to the abdomen.Defense attorney Ed ODonnell of Miami last week unsuccessfully petitioned Chief Monroe County Circuit Court Judge David Audlin for a change of venue based on strong community support for Butler and what he called biased media coverage. Before that, ODonnell asked Audlin, and subsequently the Third District Court of Appeal, to give Ferro immunity from prosecution based on the Florida Stand Your Ground law, which protects defendants who act in selfdefense.Butler, a standout athlete at Key West High School, had ties to several employees of the Monroe County State Attorneys Office, so Breezye Telfair and Miesha Darrough, both assistant state attorneys in Miami-Dade County, are handling the prosecution at the assignment of then-Gov. Charlie Crist.Genetic material recovered from the handle of the blade that killed Butler, 23 at the time, matches Ferros DNA, while blood on the blade belongs to Butler, according to Florida Department of Law Enforcement analysis. ODonnell asserts that Ferro and some friends were waiting for a cab when he noticed Averoff being attacked by a large group, including Butler, prompting Ferros entrance into the melee.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comIN THE COURTS FERRO State slams village on missed grantsPreliminary results are in this week from a petitiondriven state audit into the village of Islamoradas finances that was launched last summer, and by and large, there are no real surprises.The most significant finding listed in the Florida Auditor Generals Office preliminary report is that the village forfeited almost $10 million in federal grants for sewer projects over the past 10 years, largely through chronic indecision on how to meet the states mandate that Keys governments build centralized wastewater treatment systems.The cost to build a villagewide wastewater system could be more than $130 million, and because Islamorada officials lost out on the funding through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and federal stimulus money the village will have to either obtain other grant funding, borrow additional funds, increase the amount of wastewater assessments on village property, or some combination of these options, the auditors wrote.The states deadline for meeting the wastewater requirement is December 2015, and only 16 percent of Islamoradas service area is complete, according to the auditors. To be eligible for federal grant money, a municipality has to have plans in place. But with less than three years left to meet the deadline, the village is still in the process of deciding whether to treat its wastewater within Islamoradas four islands or pipe it to Key Largos already-completed facility at mile marker 100.5. After years of back and forth, the current five-member Village Council is leaning toward the latter.The only area of Islamorada that is connected to a centralized sewer system is North Plantation Key. The $20.2 million system was completed in 2006 but was plagued with problems including sewage backups into peoples homes. One resident sued the village and the builder of the system, WPC Industrial Contractors. Asettlement was reached with the resident, but a lawsuit filed by the village against WPC is ongoing.Islamorada also lost a nearly $4 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to build a decentralized demonstration wastewater project on Lower Matecumbe Key. The EPA awarded the grant in 2006, but in 2008, the village changed the scope of the project to the point where it no longer qualified for the money. Instead of complying with the EPAs parameters, the Village Council voted to return the money.The audit was conducted at the request of residents Jay and Sue Miller, who collected 1,021 signatures last summer. The signatures were needed before a joint Legislature committee could authorize the state to conduct its investigation.Several people who signed the petition did so because they didnt trust the way the village was spending their tax dollars, and they expected the audit to reveal wrongdoing. It did not.And even though the amount of grant money the village lost over the years may seem staggering to some, it was not unknown to anyone following the issue over the years. Mayor Michael Reckwerdt, who opposed the audit, said the results are along the lines of what he expected.Any audit is going to find irregularities and misclassifications. There is always tightening up to do, he said. Municipalities that are audited are required to pay the state for the cost of the investigation when it is over. Out of the nine petition-driven municipal audits in Florida history, the most expensive was $80,000.However,audit says there was no wrongdoingBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.com ISLAMORADAKeys man to head detention siteRear Adm. John Smith, deputy director of the Joint Interagency Task Force South in Key West, will assume command in June or July of the detention center for suspected terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The camp opened in 2002, the year following the terror attacks on New York City and Washington. It has 171 detainees from various countries accused of terrorist activities against the U.S., or plotting such activities. Its perhaps the most secure detention center in the world. Various estimates have it costing $150 million annually to operate.Smith, 54, has been in the Southernmost City with his wife Maple since 2008. In his 30-year career with the U.S. Navy, he has worked in Iraq commanding a group dedicated to electronic warfare, specifically, countering improvised explosive devices. Anative of Queens, N.Y., Smith also led the Navys helicopter evacuations of those stranded in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.In his current role, Smith oversees the detection and monitoring of all illicit traffic in the Caribbean in conjunction with partners from a litany of other federal organizations, including the Central Intelligence Agency, Customs and Border Protection, and Department of Defense.Smith told the Keynoter his coming role at Guantanamo is threepronged: The safe, humane, legal and transparent care of detainees; collecting intelligence from those detainers and passing it onto other agencies; and providing support to law enforcement. Smith said he has enjoyed the great diversity and culture of the Florida Keys. Key West is a fantastic place. Both my wife and I have thoroughly enjoyed our time here.Of the coming move to the 45-square-mile Guantanamo facility on the southeast coast of Cuba: Its a great home away from home. Well have everything we need to sustain ourselves.Smith joined the Navy in 1982 and piloted helicopters in his early career.Its considered the worlds most secure facilityBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMILITARY design speed for certain stretches of road. U.S. 1 on Grassy Key is rated at 60 mph, she said, meaning a clear zone of 36 feet measured from the outside white line of the lane. If youre driving and you need to veer off the road, you should have a recovery area you can veer off into without hitting anything. Obviously, theyre within the clear zone. Salinger also said DOT standards for installation come from its utility accommodation manual, or UAM. It says pump stations are to be underground. If anything is above 4 inches, its considered an above-ground fixed utility and theyre considered unsafe. They would need to abide by the offset requirements, she said.Salinger said the city is arguing the pump stations were built above ground based on a Florida Department of Environmental Protection section of state administrative code requiring pump stations to be built at 25-year flood elevation.ATuesday call to Weiler for comment was not returned by press time, but City Manager Roger Hernstadt said Weiler believes it provided information on the installation to DOT.Weiler would tell you that DOTdid know they were going in that way and thats what needs to be worked out, he said. The important fact is there are obstructions like that up and down Overseas Highway all over the place. Whats the appropriate protection for them? he said. Hernstadt was clear, though, that the situation is Weilers responsibility to resolve. Its unclear at this point how much it would cost to reconfigure the 29 pump stations. We didnt design it. Its Weilers responsibility to work out these issues. They know that and theyll work it out, he said.Fix could be costlyFrom Sewers,1A SMITH Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYThis is one of the 29 above-ground pump stations installed as part of the Grassy Key sewer project in Marathon that the state Department of Transportation says are illegal.WKYZ Florida KeysPirateRadioKeyWest.com 96.7 FM 101.7 FM Keys News on the half-hour Daily (M-F) M or nings 7:30 8:30 9:30 A f t er no ons 4:30 5:30
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March 18 8345 Overseas Hwy MarathonAcross from Marathon Airport (84th Street and U.S. 1 Oceanside) John Rudolphs Nomadic Rug Extravaganza & Kick O Party Elegant and SustainableDesign for theHome Action plan addresses poorstate auditWith a renewed emphasis on accountability prompted by a lousy state audit of its operations, Monroe County School District administrators have developed a plan that puts specific people in charge of correcting specific problems found by the state Auditor Generals Office.The plan to correct everything from failing to monitor the use of gasoline to having an inadequate annual financial report was circulated among district staff on Monday and presented to members of the advisory Audit and Finance Committee meeting at Marathon High School.The School Board has directed Chief Internal Auditor Ken Gentile to work closely with Superintendent Jesus Jara to ensure compliance with issues pointed out by the Auditor Generals Office.Board Vice Chairman Andy Griffiths said board members would consider approving a change to Gentiles job description at a March 13 meeting in Key West; also at that meeting, Griffiths said monthly reporting on steps to correct audit findings would begin. Griffiths said Gentiles role at the district is evolving to become more proactive. If [Gentile] has a skill set that we can utilize to help us fix our problems, he said, we should use him in that role. There are some school districts that have a dotted line from their auditor to the superintendent but a solid line from the auditor to the board. Its not uncommon to have that kind of setup. On Feb. 24, Jara released the states preliminary annual audit of district operations for the fiscal year that ended last June 30. State auditors reported one material weakness the most damning finding an audit can contain and 14 other problems, including improper financial reporting, and problems with gasoline use and food-service payments and payroll processing all repeats of findings from previous years. The material weakness had to do with the districts annual financial report, something prepared by a consultant at a cost of $14,500. Jara must respond to the states findings by the end of March. Then his response will be incorporated into a final Auditor Generals Office report. In the five-page, 18-point audit finding action plan, the goal is to fix everything by June 30.Jara, Chief Financial Officer Michael Kinneer, Executive Operations Director Theresa Axford, Risk Management Specialist Wanda Menendez, Transportation Supervisor Kayleen Watts and Information Technology Director Mark Richardson all are specifically named as having specific responsibilities for fixing the problems.Contained in the action plan: One of Axfords jobs is to produce new policy that starts performance pay for teachers; Watts will work to tighten fueluse reporting; Richardson will test the ITDepartments disaster recovery plan; and Menendez will produce a formal plan for monitoring the financial condition of the districts general liability/workerscompensation fund.Names attached to problems that need to be fixedBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSNo Name decision possible todayThe Utility Board of Key West is scheduled to make a decision today on a controversial agreement to install commercial power poles on No Name Key. Keys Energy Services spokesman Julio Barroso said the utility would move forward with the project immediately if approved even though litigation is pending to stop the project.If its approved and once we have the check in hand, the work would start right away, Barroso said.No Name homes are now powered by solar or generators.Having a vote appears to be risky for the No Name Key Property Owners Association, since it would be on the hook for $648,752 for the project. Its already paid $178,000 of that for survey work and materials. But the decades-long court case over commercial power on the 43-home island is unresolved. Monroe County has concerns whether its obligated to allow power lines over conservation land or issue permits to connect homes to power poles. The Utility Board meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. at Keys Energy, 1001 James St., Key West. UTILITIES By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com
Anglers: Open more of Snake Bight zoneThe experimental pole-ortroll zone at Snake Bight would be even better if anglers had more access, Everglades National Park staff heard at a Monday comment session in Homestead. Speakers also cautioned against going crazy with the no-motor concept throughout park waters in Florida Bay, and suggested changes like seasonal rules. Asecond comment session on Snake Bight will be held Thursday at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center, mile marker 102 bayside, on Key Largo. It opens at 5:30 p.m. for visitors to review maps and speak with park staff. Formal presentations are scheduled for 6:30, with comments at 7. Its obvious you know the area, Everglades Superintendent Dan Kimball told about 30 people at the John Campbell Agricultural Center during Mondays session. This is exactly the kind of information we need. The Snake Bight poleand-troll zone shortened to PTZ in park documents took effect in January 2011 on a 9,400-acre area in Florida Bay, east of the Flamingo Visitor Center.In the zone, boaters can use combustion engines to travel on plane in Tin Can Channel and Snake Bight Channel, and move at slow speed through Jimmies Lake.Elsewhere, boats must travel by electric trolling motors or flats push poles to reduce prop-scarring on the shallow flats and sea grasses.No one at Mondays session in Homestead openly called for the zone to be removed. But anglers expressed concern about limited access, and asked park staff to consider allowing some use of boat motors during times when the water is deeper.Longtime bay fisherman Lloyd Wrubel of Miami said he totally supports the Snake Bight zone but fears the no-motor rule is driving boaters to other equally sensitive areas, possibly creating other [prop] scars.In some bights where youd rarely see any other boats, you now see five or six, Wrubel said. People are moving to areas where theyre not subject to the PTZ rules. Wrubel also suggested amending rules so anglers dont have to pole through waters near the zone boundaries that can be four feet deep at some times of the year.We do seasonal closures in other areas, Kimball said. If we can do that here, we ought to be looking at it. He asked anglers to recommend specific areas that could be considered for goslow access instead of poling or trolling. Allowing more motor access while following the parks legal mandate to protect resources is the real trick, Kimball said. Jeff Allen, a member of the Coastal Conservation Association-Florida, said many fishermen are happy with the concept of the Snake Bight zone but wary of seeing it used elsewhere.Theyre afraid youll start putting [no-motor zones] 20 miles from a boat ramp, Allen said. Dont go crazy on these zones because people are happy with Snake Bight.Rainer Schael, a Coral Gables environmental consultant and frequent bay angler, agreed, Because it works at Snake Bight, thats no reason to do it throughout the park.No Keys residents spoke at the session. Charlie Causey, an active bay fisherman and conservationist, said Monday from what the guides are telling me, redfishing this winter has been as good as its been in year. Its anecdotal, but I personally think the poletroll zone could be part of that. It creates a sort of haven thats not fished as hard.Park enforcement ranger Dave Fowler said that despite heavy patrols of Snake Bight over the past year, only two dozen violations were logged. And most of those were written warnings, Fowler said. I think that shows the compliance has been fantastic.Poll and troll endorsed but fears remainEVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK KeysNet.com Keynoter 4A Wednesday,March 7,2012 COME AND SEEWHAT'S NEWGREEN TAG SALEon Selected in Stock ItemsPLUS 20% Off Retail Prices On Everything Every Day3229 Flagler Ave Key West 294-6292 At Beautiful Rainbow Bend Resort Mile Marker 58,Grassy Key Reservations 289-1554 Credit Cards Accepted The only thing we overlook is the ocean.Open 7 days a week Dinner 4:30 10pm Breakfast 7:30 10am Formal yet warm setting... 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Vice President Bill Spottswood says his development company group wants in on the city of Marathons pool of 100 new hotel room allocations before it breaks ground on its Faro Blanco Resort and Yacht Club.When we were zeroing in on the date, we expected to start [construction], thats when this issue came up about these additional units. We had to get Hyatt to agree to allow us to build a project that was not to their template of 125 units. We were only able to get that based on our relationship with them over 25 years, he said. The state Cabinet awarded the 100 units in January in recognition of Marathons nearly completed citywide sewer system. The city could also borrow forward another 100 units.In late February, the city hosted a public workshop attended by many hoteliers and real estate agents to gather input on how to dole those units out. Its still very early in the decision-making process. One of the things weve discussed is if theyre going to have another 100 units, why dont we consider trying to get another 25 and build a 125room hotel? It makes more economic sense if we can do that, Spottswood said.The Key West-based development company was awarded the right to redevelop the iconic hotel property in 2006 but its been dormant since then. In July 2011, the site plan was reconfigured. Spottswood Co. moved away from the twoand three-bedroom hotel model in favor of a 100-unit Hyatt design. The plans include a 150-seat restaurant, 14 affordable units, 86 boat slips, a 171-boat storage building, clubhouse and dock masters building. The hotel would be on the bayside of U.S. 1 while the marina would be on the oceanside on 15th Street.The City Council discussed the Faro Blanco project at its Feb. 28 meeting during a monthly update from Building Official Ron Wampler.The citys fiscal year 2011-12 budget for building permit fee revenue is $775,000. Of that, $200,000 was expected from the Faro Blanco redevelopment.They would go toward Faro BlancoBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Breakers pay more in Key WestSpring Break in Key West may be fun and possibly trashy but it aint cheap.Friday, Cheaphotels.org, an online vacation sales aggregator like Priceline and Kayak, released its list of the Top 10 most expensive party destinations for college students, concluding that current lodging costs in the continental United States Southernmost City are higher than any other popular Spring Break destination.Comparing average daily rates for the first three weeks of March, cheaphotels.org says Key West hotels are about $204 per night, peaking at $259 from March 5 to 11.Second was Miami Beach at $155 per night, followed by Panama City Beach, $129; South Padre Island, Texas, $126; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, $117; Daytona Beach, $110; Lake Havasu, Ariz., $54; Negril, Jamaica, $31; Myrtle Beach, S.C., $30; and Cancun, Mexico, $29. As for hosting a trashy Spring Break party, Key West, which boasts everything from wet T-shirt contests to sexy mechanical bull riding, is second only to Las Vegas, according to website Coed Magazine. Editor Neal Lynch, in comments made to www.ABCNews.com, said trashy isnt a bad thing: Typically, people associate trashy with things of poor quality, however, we associated the word with enjoying guilty pleasures. Like reality television but in real life, where you can have the most amount of fun with the least amount of money.Florida was well represented in Coed Magazines Top 10. In descending order after Vegas and Key West are South Padre Island, Texas; Daytona Beach; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Miami Beach; Panama City Beach; Fort Myers; Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; and San Diego, Calif. Spring Break in Key West started last week and generally runs until mid-March.Website does analysis of hotel costsBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comSPRING BREAKGive up exotic pets SaturdayHave a pet python or an iguana thats outgrown its cage or some other exotic animal you no longer want or can handle? Dont let them loose to harm the South Florida environment. Instead, give them up to state wildlife officers, no questions asked. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Zoo Miami (formerly Miami MetroZoo) have partnered once again for Exotic Pet Amnesty Day, taking place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the zoo, 12400 SW 152 St., Miami. Exotic Pet Amnesty Day was created to encourage owners to turn in their exotic pets without cost or penalty and discourage the release of nonnative species into the wild. The Nonnative Pet Amnesty Program is an effort to reduce the number of nonnative species released into the wild by pet owners who can no longer care for their pets or no longer wish to keep them. One-day-only amnesty events are held around the state each year to allow people to surrender their nonnative pets free of charge with no penalties. Every attempt will be made to place all healthy animals with qualified adopters. More than 400 nonnative species have been observed in Florida, and more than 130 have reproducing populations. Pythons are among the worst, said by scientists to have decimated the mammal population in the Everglades the past 10 years. To find out more about Exotic Pet Amnesty Day, call Zoo Miami at (305) 251-0400.Amnesty day: No questions, no penaltiesENVIRONMENTComparing average daily rates for the first three weeks of March, cheaphotels.org says Key West hotels are about $204 per night,peaking at $259 from March 5 to 11.
Opinion & EditorialWednesday,March 7,2012 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Melanie Elder . . . . . . . . . . .Marketing Director Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2012 Keynoter Publishing Co. EDITORIALCharter schools clean sweepLETTERS TO THE EDITORChickens not welcomeWalking on any of the sidewalks or even in your own yard, you have to dodge the chicken poop and try to hold your breath at the same time. Closing your windows at night and turning on your air conditioning is the only way to sleep through the constant crowing from the roosters that freely roam everywhere. Low-growing vegetables and shrubs are being destroyed constantly. Thought I was talking about a Third World country? Im talking about Key West and parts of Marathon. If you dont believe me, just go to Key West and look down. In every town I can name in the U.S., it is illegal to keep chickens in the city limits. Ever wonder why? I even know many towns in Third World countries that have the same ordinances. The Sheriffs Office in Marathon says they cannot enforce the chicken ban (if there is one) because the chickens are free-roaming. Marathon has spent tons of money on beautification and has really made a tremendous difference. Twenty-five years ago, Marathon was so dusty that sometimes you had to slow down on US.1 to be able to see the car in front of you. In the Trailerama trailer park at 15th Street and U.S. 1, there must be between 100 to 200 chickens and many roosters. No one in the surrounding area can sleep without closing their windows day or night. I beg City Hall to enforce the law (if there is one) or pass one against becoming another Key West or Afghanistan. I will create a company to trap all these chickens and send them to wherever they want me to. Sam Nelson MarathonGirls raised rightAt the Rotarys Gigantic Nautical Flea Market, one of our local venders had her cash fall out of her pocket while in the restroom. She discovered it missing after returning to her booth and was in the process of calling the lost and found department at Founders Park. At the same time, her friend returned to the restroom and began looking around for the money. Three young girls approached her and asked if she was looking for something, and she replied, Yes, my girlfriend lost her money. The girls replied by saying they knew where it was, and they led her to the Girls Scouts of America booth, where the money was returned. I want to thank Jaime Aucamp, Ali Guevara and Allie Ancheta for their honesty in returning this money to the owner. I also want to thank their parents for the way they raised their children and also the Girl Scouts of America for giving these young children proper direction and guidance. At a time when all we read and hear about are negatives, it was great to hear about something good and heartwarming. David Purdo IslamoradaState lawmakers passing laws that tip the scales, hurting public schoolsWe are playing around with the lives of children in our schools. Sen. Evelyn Lynn (R-Ormond Beach) In a rare Saturday committee session, Florida Senate power brokers made it clear they are bound and determined to press for more charter schools in the state. They dont very much care about those who urge caution, even when those voices come from their own party ranks like Lynns warning reported by the Florida News Service. Saturdays unusual showdown came over legislation that has been dubbed the parent trigger bill. It would empower parents whose kids attend a failing school to dictate recovery strategies, including the use of for-profit charters. Sponsors of the legislation say it addresses school systems that seem reluctant to embrace charter schools as a viable option for K-12 education. Sen. John Thrasher (R-St. Augustine), chairman of the Senate Rules Committee, stepped into the fray on Friday, when he ordered the Senate Budget Committee to call the special session Saturday and resolve an impasse over the bill, which has already passed the state House. Parents want their kids to have a good education, Thrasher said afterward. Some people have a different view where that should take place or how that should take place. I dont fault them for that any more than I fault the folks who believe passionately in the public school system. You should know that Thrasher is the former head of the state Republican Party who pushed through a teacher merit-pay bill last year that also drew fire from both sides of the political spectrum. Hes known for his mastery of Senate rules and used those to good effect last year as he targeted teachers and teacher unions, especially after the unions backed Democrat Alex Sink in her unsuccessful 2010 run for governor (she lost to Republican Rick Scott). Critics of the parent trigger bill say it usurps the authority of Floridas elected school boards and opens the door to for-profit charter schools to sweep in. Ahuge number of schools could potentially be put out there for organizing by the charter school industry, Sen. Jack Latvala (R-St. Petersburg) told the Florida News Service. Its going to be like union organizing. Other legislation introduced this year would let charter schools tap public school construction funding. And legislation passed last year exempts charter schools from meeting the merit pay and teacher retention regulations already imposed by the Legislature. Its clear to see who has the ear of GOPleadership in Tallahassee and it isnt Floridas beleaguered public schools. The letter writer says the chickens squawk all the time and make a mess. Rules arent equalHarriettes Restaurant in Key Largo has lost the parking spaces in front of the restaurant. The owner stated there has never been an accident there as long as she has been in business. I ask how come Mike Cinques Stuffed Pig restaurant in Marathon is allowed the parking in front of that restaurant. It is very dangerous and there have been accidents there. There isnt even signage for compact cars like there is beside Publix. Is this a case of politics? I sure hope not.Tammy Thompson Hudson, Fla. Photo by DAVID GOODHUEThe state Department of Transportation says the parking spaces in front of Harriettes are on a state right of way,and has barricaded them from use. Vote for honestyMonroe County needs more men and women who do not have a price at which they can be bought individuals with an ethical bearing possessing the stature to resist the corruptive nature of power while actually working for the people they serve. As the politicians are paving paradise to put up parking lots, eviscerating the homeland and injuring our lives, rhetoric and delusion reigns supreme. The psychotic actions of a deranged government in partnership with greedy developers will not rest until we have an untenable concrete jungle. In the end, when the force of these politicos is resisted, their power will come from the barrel of a gun. The weapon is loaded, cocked and aimed at an electorate that continues to place seriously flawed and corrupted individuals into public office. Unfortunately, many of these empty and shallow electees have a fascist bent. We are breeding a nation of dependent and needy automatons unable to courageously engage the world and think for themselves. They understand that broaching political correctness may bring them to the unemployment line, with the long arm of the law in hot pursuit. Taxpayers spend an inordinate amount of time and money artificially propping up our educational system. Their sacrifices have not been reciprocated by the School District or board. I am contacted everyday by the parents of school children who inform me of the horrific experiences they are having with the school system. In most cases, these parents are the salt of the Earth, simply seeking to remedy untenable situations that their sons and daughters are faced with. Ive suggested that they form a consortium and speak as a unified voice to someone who will listen and attend to their struggles. Those guardians of the gate who are actually protecting us from the predatory conduct of crooked politicians are the fabric upon which a credible society will be constructed. These individuals are invaluable assets for without them, our culture will crumble. They have become the last bastion of decency in government. Betraying ourselves by placing ineffective men and women into office, who do not adhere to any ethical code, has tightened the noose around our necks. The legacy of liberty, along with the blood sacrifices that have secured, preserved and upheld it, are fast departing from our shores. John Donnelly Key LargoBenefits a successThe Kreative Kids Christian Academy would like to give special thanks to Karen Dennis and Mike Cinque for all the effort they put into hosting National Pig Days, a wonderful community fundraiser that raised $4,000 for Kreative Kids. The Stuffed Pig crew worked very hard. Our preschool families donated their time to watch over the bounce houses, keeping everyone safe. We would also like to thank the Grace Jones Day Care Center board for its tireless contributions to the children in this community. Thanks also go out to our community; its support makes this town a wonderful place to raise a child. Karen McCrory, director Kreative Kids Christian Academy MarathonMathewson wont seek anothertermDuncan Mathewson, the incumbent District 3 representative on the Monroe County School Board, said Tuesday in an e-mail to the media that he would not seek a third four-year term. In 2004, when I first campaigned for election to the School Board, I voiced a strong support for term limits of no more than two terms, he wrote. As my second term is winding down, the time has come to honor this pledge by announcing that I will be retiring from the School Board at the end of my term instead of seeking re-election.... Mathewson, a marine archaeologist by trade, said he would use the time to go back to teaching at the college level and complete two books he is working on. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all my constituents, friends and colleagues countywide for their trust and confidence in helping me to steer our public school system in the right direction for the benefit of all. Theres no shortage of candidates for the Lower Keys-area board seat. Last week, former Key West High School Principal John Welsh of Big Coppitt Key filed paperwork to run, becoming the fifth candidate. He joined:Michael Cunningham of Ramrod Key, executive director of the Marathonbased Florida Keys Area Health Education Center and president of the Fishermens Community Hospital board of directors.Ed Davidson, longtime schools watchdog and owner of Discount Divers in Marathon.Big Pine Key resident Larry Murray, a former college educator and training officer for the Internal Revenue Service. In December, Mathewson declined to reappoint him to the districts Audit and Finance Committee.Mark Peterson, also of Big Pine, a retired attorney who came to the Keys from Chicago. School Board members serve four-year terms and earn about $29,000 annually. The nonpartisan race is set for Aug. 14.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comELECTION 2012 Judge reverses 3% salary ruleIn a dramatic defeat to the Florida Legislatures effort to close its gaping budget hole, a Leon County court judge declared Tuesday that lawmakersdecision last year to cut state and local government worker salaries 3 percent and have that money put toward their state retirement is unconstitutional and ordered them to return the money with interest. Circuit Court Judge Jackie Fulford said the Legislatures decision to turn to state employee salaries to help them close their budget gap was an an unconstitutional impairment of plaintiffscontract with the state of Florida, an unconstitutional taking of private property without full compensation, and an abridgement of the rights of public employees to collectively bargain over conditions of employment. When the Legislature approved the 3 percent retirement contribution last year, state Rep. Ron Saunders, Democrat from Key West, voted against it. Gov. Rick Scott said the state plans to file a swift appeal to reverse [Fulfords] decision. The courts decision nullifies the will of the people and leaves Florida as one of the only states in the country in which public employees contribute nothing towards their retirement, leaving working Floridians with 100 percent of the tab, the governor said. The ruling leaves a $1 billion budget hole in the state budget for this year and another $1 billion hole for the 2012-13 budget year. It also has a $600 million impact on county governments whose employees are in the Florida Retirement System. An appeal, however, would postpone the impact on the budget. Senate budget Chairman J.D. Alexander said Tuesday that no matter how Fulford ruled on the union lawsuit, it would have no bearing at all on this years budget or last years budget because only the Legislature can appropriate money. Only this Legislature can direct constitutional appropriations. Period. End of story, he said. Fulford appeared to anticipate the criticism. At the beginning of her 11-page ruling, she said she understands the role of the judiciary is to interpret the law before it, not to make law.Retirement contributions end,she saysBy MARY ELLEN KLASMiami HeraldLEGISLATURE
Wednesday,March 7,2012 7A Keynoter KeysNet.com ISLAND VILLA GENERALCONTRACTOR FREE ESTIMATE AND CONSULTATIONWe can build ANYTHING ... COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL 81681 Overseas Hwy. Islamorada, Florida305.664.8900John EsslingerState Certified General Contractor www.islandvillageneralcontractor.com MARATHONPLUMBING Call Us, We Are The Best! 305-304-3055Experts in: Sewer Installation, Large & Small Backflow Preventer Certified ADVERTISE IN THECall Laura at 743-5551 to place your business ad.(Contractors are required to list their license number)FOR AS LOW AS $49.28PER MONTHOver 30,000 circulation weekly from Key West to Key Largo. Publication every Wed. and Sat. and now online at www.keysnet.com EXAMPLE BusinessDestinygetting $155M fix-upWhen the Carnival cruise ship Destiny started sailing in 1996, it held the title of the worlds largest passenger ship. These days, the 2,974passenger vessel is dwarfed by megaliners such as Royal Caribbeans Oasis and Allure of the Seas, which hold 5,400 passengers, and the Norwegian Epic, which can carry 4,100 at double occupancy. But Carnival Cruise Lines on Tuesday announced big plans for its Destiny next year a $155 million upgrade that will add a host of restaurants, bars and activities as well as 182 more cabins and expanded decks. Also, a new name. The ship will be named Sunshine following the 49-day renovation in Italy. After the redesign, which begins next February, the ship will sail the Mediterranean from Barcelona and Venice between April and October 2013. It will head to New Orleans for seven-day Caribbean voyages starting in November. Destiny currently sails from Miami. Carnival said the project is the lines most ambitious conversion to date. New offerings will include all of Carnivals Fun Ship 2.0 concepts, including Guys Burger Joint, EASports Bar, the Punchliner Comedy Club Presented by George Lopez and Hasbro, The Game Show. The ship will also include several new additions, including a steakhouse called Fahrenheit 555; a casual restaurant called The Comfort Kitchen; a new lounge called Havana Bar; a new cigar bar; and Carnivals first three-deckhigh adult-only area. Carnival hinted that something new was in store for the ship in an announcement last month about changes for Caribbean sailings. The cruise operator said that several ships were shifting itineraries and home ports in 2013, including Destiny, which would sail to Europe on Feb. 4. No other information was given at the time. Cruise ship a regular Keys visitorBy HANNAH SAMPSONhsampson@MiamiHerald.com CRUISE LINES The Destinymakes regular calls to Key West.Next year,itll be shelved for $155 million worth of renovations.Following that,the ship,now based in Miami,will be based in New Orleans.Free tax-return help availableFree help with your federal income taxes and e-filing for taxpayers with middle or low incomes in the Florida Keys is available from AARPTax-Aide through April 16. You dont need to be a member of AARPor a retiree to get the help. AARPTax-Aide volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, is available at the following locations:Marathon Senior Center, 33rd Street bayside, Wednesdays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m..Harvey Government Center, Truman Avenue, Key West, Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.Big Pine Senior Center, behind the fire station on Key Deer Boulevard, Thursdays from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Marathon library, mile marker 48.5 oceanside, Mondays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Key Largo library, in Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4, Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointments are taken; taxpayers are helped on a first-come, first-served basis. You must bring a copy of last years tax return and all W-2 and 1099 forms, along with Social Security cards for yourself and any dependents, your photo ID, and any other pertinent information. To find out more, call Edie Korotkin at 289-7255 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.AARP,IRS partner for the program PERSONAL FINANCE IRS warns of fraud targeting seniorsRetirees should beware of a new scheme in which they are tempted by unscrupulous people to file federal tax returns for refunds they dont deserve, said an Internal Revenue Service spokesman. The IRS is trying to get the word out, about the scam, said the IRSMike Dobzinski. The scheme involves people promising refunds to people who made little or no money and who wouldnt usually file a return, according to an IRS statement. Promoters claim they can obtain for their victims, often senior citizens, a tax refund or nonexistent stimulus payment based on the American Opportunity Tax Credit, even if the victim was not enrolled in or paying for college, the IRS warned. Sometimes con artists tell people they can claim the money even though they went to school decades ago. In other cases, some people are falsely told they can claim the college tuition credit because theyve paid taxes on groceries. Recently, the tax agency has been able to stop thousands of the bogus refunds checks. The scheme can still be quite costly for victims, according to the IRS. Promoters may charge exorbitant upfront fees to file these claims and are often long gone when victims discover theyve been scammed.The IRS is reminding people to be careful because all taxpayers, including those who use paid tax preparers, are legally responsible for the accuracy of their returns, and must repay any refunds received in error.Promoters promising bogus refundsMcClatchy-TribuneTAXESBUSINESS BRIEFSFirst State pair marks 20 yearsTwo First State Bank of the Florida Keys staffers have just marked 20 years with the financial institution. Hitting the landmark are Lori Henriquez, loan servicing supervisor, and Susan Larson, senior vice president/regulatory compliance. Henriquez started as loan operations clerk in 1992 before transferring to customer loan assistant in 1996. She was promoted to loan processor/closer in 2000 and to her current position in 2006. Henriquez is a Key West High School graduate who lives in Key West with her family. Larson started 1992 as assistant vice president/senior accounting officer. In 1999, she was promoted to vice president and controller and then in 2006 to vice president/internal control and compliance officer. In 2011, Larson assumed her current position. Larson holds a masters in business administration from Bellarmine College in Louisville, Ky. HENRIQUEZ LARSON CLASSIFIED ADS 743-5551
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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,MARCH 7,2012 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B Purple Isles art The Purple Isles Art Guild rewards the best of its annual show in the Upper Keys.Story, 5B Expanding families Having a baby and have a pet? Here are some ways to smooth the transition so both get along. Story, 4B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle ANY ATM CAN BE YOUR FREE ATM. HOW CONVENIENT IS THAT?With Centennial Bank, you can use any ATM in the country, free. And dont forget about our free instant-issue debit card. Get it today. Use it today. Its that easy. Just a few more ways we offer banking that comes to you. For more information call: Upper Keys (305) 676-3127, Middle and Lower Keys (305) 676-3013. MY100BANK.COM | A Home BancShares Company (Nasdaq: HOMB)Some restrictions apply. Canes lacrosse still on a rollBoth Coral Shores High varsity lacrosse teams stayed on a roll this week to keep their win streaks alive. The Hurricane boys remain unbeaten at 5-0 heading into a Thursday home match with Palmetto. The Canes surged in the second half to score a 14-4 win over Killian at home Friday, then stopped Coral Reef in a 9-5 road victory Monday. The Lady Canes (3-1) won their third straight Friday as junior forward Julia Lozano scored nine goals in an 18-5 win over Killian. Lozano now has 23 goals and four assists over four games, a total Coral Shores head coach Mark Hall called "remarkable." Raisa Santiesteban scored three goals with an assist, and Jenn Doyle scored twice in the Killian decision. Senior Sarah Blackwell got back in action after an injury to score her first goal of the season. Also putting a solo goal were Kaitlyn O'Leary, Cami Lopez and Cheyenne Harris. Goalkeeper Elizabeth Roa snagged seven saves with strong support from the field defense led by Lopez. Coral Shores' boys moved to a 6-3 halftime lead over Killian, but the visiting Cougars scored in the early minutes of the second half to draw with two goals. That apparently riled the Canes, who responded with an 8-0 scoring binge. Jonathon Lindback had a two-goal, two-assist game against Killian, while team scoring leader Gianni Gonzalez netted three goals with an assist. Midfielder Kodi Roberts won 13 of his 15 faceoffs, and scored twice for the Canes. Spencer Calvert scored twice, while Eddie Dunn made two assists to go with a goal. Bryce Lankford and Cody Schlaudecker each made an assist and scored once. Jimmy Rhyne scored once, and Danny Whisted scored his first varsity goal. Cameron Lankford passed for two assists. Momo Schlaudecker collected 14 saves, while Gabe Roberts roamed the field to scoop a team-high 14 ground balls. Addison Duma Kenny got 11 ground balls and stopped several Cougar attacks. Highlights from the Tuesday game at Coral Reef were pending at press time. Thursday's home doubleheader with Palmetto begins at 4:30 p.m. with the girls game, followed by the boys at 6:30.Boys and girls both victorious against PalmettoCORAL SHORES LACROSSE By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCoral Shore faceoff specialist Kodi Roberts (1) refuses to get tripped up while pursuing a ground ball in Friday's 14-4 win over visiting Killian.Roberts won 13 of 15 faceoffs.Gonzalez dominant in 5-1 victoryMarathon High School broke a three-game losing streak Saturday with a 5-1 home baseball win over South Florida Baseball Conference rival Archbishop Curley High School. Senior starter Joey Gonzalez struck out 10 batters in a dominant complete-game effort. He allowed just four hits, one walk and one run. The Dolphins have performed well in their first year playing in the six-team conference. Theyre 6-3 overall and 3-1 against conference opponents. Marathon joined because stiff District 162Acompetition against private Miami-area schools makes a state playoff run unlikely. The conference offers the team a chance to compete against similarsize schools, such as Keys rival Coral Shores. Against Curley, the Dolphins took a 1-0 lead in the first when Sean Roussin walked, stole second base and scored on a Yoniel Esquirol single. Ian Almodovar doubled to open the fifth inning, stole third and scored on an RBI triple by Esquirol. Esquirol later scored on a base hit by Drew Thornbrugh to make it 3-0. Ariel Rodriguez walked in the sixth and took second base on an errant pick-off throw. He scored on a Curley error after a P.J. Palmer infield single. Palmer took second on the same play and later scored while Curley attempted to tag Jessie Deluca out in a rundown. Curleys only run came on a first-pitch home run in the seventh inning, but Gonzalez struck out the side to end the game. Esquirol was 2-for-3 with a triple, two RBI and a run scored. Almodovar was 1-for-3 with a double, run scored and three stolen bases. Marathon did not fare as well in a pair of conference and district games last week. ThePitcher Ks 10 as Dolphins move to 6-3By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BASEBALLSee Marathon,2BCanes run win streak to threeAdozen hits powered Coral Shores High to its third straight win Friday and kept the Hurricanes undefeated in South Florida Baseball Conference ranks. The 9-1 home win over Archbishop Curley gave the Canes a 5-3 overall record headed into a Tuesday game at Palmer Trinity (results pending at press time). Junior shortstop Erick Enriquez slapped three hits against Curleys Knights. Tyler Hudson and Brandon Joyce each had a pair of hits. Our guys have been hitting the ball very well, assistant coach Jeff Meyers said. Sophomore pitcher Juan Casanova struck out seven Knights while allowing four hits in his five innings to get the mound win. Kalen Carter and Jordan Izaguirre did not allow a Curley hit in relief. Jordans had nine strikeouts in his last four innings, Meyers said. Hes making a bid to fill the closer role. Coral Shores travels to Marathon High School for a 7 p.m. Friday game that counts toward standings in the six-team South Florida conference. Royal Palm Beach is scheduled to play a Saturday game against the Hurricanes at Founders Park in Islamorada. Game time has not been finalized. Coral ShoresLady Hurricane softball team plays at St. Brendan today before hosting Palmer Trinity at 7 p.m. Friday.Pitching leads Coral Shores over CurleyCORAL SHORES BASEBALLBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgConchs strong at McCarthy RelaysNine Key West High athletes six girls and three boys put on strong performances at Saturdays Archbishop McCarthy Relays in Fort Lauderdale that landed them in the top 10 in school history. The Conch boys were fourth out of 114 teams, 41 points behind winner Jensen Beach, and the girls were fifth out of 13 teams, 52 points behind winner Gulliver Prep. Shot-putter Lindsay Cowpland stayed second all-time in Key West High history in her event with a personal-best effort of 35 feet, 5 inches. She also threw the discus a personal-best 107-1 to put her third on the all-time list. Shelisa Page won the 200-meter dash in 26.77 seconds, a time that is fourth on the list. She also ran the 100 in 12.9, thirdfastest in school history. Courtnie Colemans long jump of 14-11 put her in seventh on the all-time list; Ryann Appleby moved to fifth on the shotput list with a heave of 266 and her 100-hurdles time of 19.37 was good for ninth-best on the list;Boys are fourth among 114 teams,girls 5thBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST TRACKSee Track,2B
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday,March 7,2012Tristin Milliken did her 800 split in 2:37.2 to put her third on the list in that event; and Marlee Gils 800 split of 2:41 put her ninth all-time. For the boys, senior Jecori Sali won the triple jump with a leap of 42-0, ninth-best in school history; Clive Georges won the long jump (21-6), eighthbest all-time; and Brock Guzmans 4:52 in the 1,600 elevated him to seventh on the Conch list. Key West, which had a meet late Tuesday at Belen Jesuit, will compete Saturday in the Crusader Invitational at Dade Christian in Miami.Tracksters strongFrom Track,1BDolphins lost, 9-7, against Miami Country Day on Feb. 28 and to Florida Christian on Thursday, 9-0. Patrick Ryan pitched a complete game Thursday with five strikeouts and three walks. The Dolphins trailed 7-0 after two innings against the perennial state power Patriots, who are new this year to District 162A. Marathon dug itself another early hole in the Country Day game, trailing 6-1 after four innings and 9-4 after five. The Dolphins scored two runs in the sixth and another in the seventh, but came up short. Starter Kyle Pierce struggled with velocity and command, but coach Luis Leal said the Spartans took advantage of untimely errors to put runs on the board. When you give a good team so many extra chances, theyre going to take advantage of and get runs out of it, he said. The Dolphins are scheduled to visit district rival Somerset Academy today at 4 p.m. before hosting a pair conference opponents Friday (Coral Shores at 7 p.m.) and Saturday (Ransom Everglades at 4 p.m.)Fins travel todayFrom Marathon,1BWinds putting a chill on fishing Well, folks, March is roaring in like an angry lion. Until the wind velocity subsides toward the weekend, I do not recommend going out on your own. Certainly not on the Atlantic side. Nothing puts a damper on a day of fishing like having to call the U.S. Coast Guard for assistance. One of the many tools we use to help gauge the where and what of our fishing charters on a daily basis is www.windfinder.com This site provides an eightday forecast of wind speed and direction, along with other information. Weve found it to be pretty reliable and recommend you use it to plan your trips. For the most up-to-date information, tune in to local Comcast Channel 76 or Channel 2 on your VHF radio. NOAAprovides current wind conditions at the lighthouses on the reef hourly. There are, however, plenty of backcountry and backwater areas that are relatively protected from the wind and offer excellent fishing. Choose one of the many experienced, professional charter operations to take you for a day of catching on the bayside of the islands. It may not be precisely the species you came to the Keys to catch, but it beats not going fishing at all. There are plenty of goodsize mangrove snapper and Spanish mackerel to fill your dinner plate along with feisty sharks to wrangle. Theres also redfish, snook and permit to keep you entertained. On the positive side and Ive been saying this for awhile we really need a bit of wind to shuffle the deck. These high winds create a stirring effect, which brings cooler waters to the surface, replacing the abnormally warm waters weve had and leveling the temperatures to a more seasonal range. They also oxygenate the water, which invigorates the fish much like an energy drink does for people. Theyll be more aggressive and more likely to bite. So when the wind calms down, fishing in all venues should be excellent. If you dont go out with a charter captain this week, use your time on land to load up for spring fishing. Its a good opportunity to head to your favorite tackle shop to see all thats new and improved.The weeks bestJoe and Robin Yoffa, from Jamestown, R.I., fished aboard the Papa Pips with Capt. Howard Kelley and mate Neil Apley, out of Captain Pips Marina and Hideaway in Marathon. They caught mangrove snapper and Spanish mackerel along with a big barracuda that made two trips around the boat before surrendering. Capt. Jeff Shelar, of Catch-Em-All Charters docked at Captain Pips, put his anglers on dolphin, including a 32-pound cow and 25-pound bull caught in 180 feet of water. He reports a good variety inshore, including hogfish, and sharks, cobia and permit in the Gulf. The SeaSquared fished in the bay and our anglers caught mangrove snapper and Spanish mackerel. The Lindle group, from Tennessee and Minnesota, caught and released 23 lemon sharks in the fiveto six-foot class. Kelly and Richie Sterling and Mike Wood, from Constantia, N.Y., fished bumpy seas with Capt. Kevin Wilson of Knee Deep Charters out of the Geiger Key Marina at mile marker 10 in the Lower Keys. They brought in two kingfish weighing 20 and 26 pounds, along with their limit of yellowtail snapper. Capt. Chris Johnson is a member of the Yamaha National Fishing Team and specializes in offshore, gulf/bay, reef/wreck, shark and tarpon fishing with SeaSquared Charters out of the 7 Mile Marina in Marathon. You can reach him at 743-5305, SeaSquared@bellsouth.net and www.SeaSquared Charters.com .Think about backcountry for your tripFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSChris Johnson CaptainsColumn Conchsslide continuesGetting only two hits, the Key West High baseball team lost its fifth consecutive game Saturday night, 4-2, to undefeated South Dade. It was a weekend sweep for South Dade, which downed the Conchs, 10-4, on Friday night. In a town steeped in baseball tradition, Saturdays 7 p.m. game drew a startlingly small crowd Key West swim meets have drawn more fans and the Conch rooters often were drowned out by the Buccaneerscontingent of supporters. Freshman Andrew Freeman had another strong outing for the Conchs, but he allowed South Dade to score three of its runs after there were two outs. After retiring the first two batters in the first inning, singles by Brandyn Thomas, Ryan Bogaards and Anthony Dowling produced a 1-0 lead for the Bucs. Then with two outs and no one on in the fourth, another string of three hits made the score 3-0. The Conchs were held hitless for four innings by Josh Martin, who was taken out after he hit Steven Wells and walked Freeman to start the bottom of the fifth. Hard-throwing reliever David Lebron then struck out Zack Hughes and Andy Perez. But he hit Michael Abreu, setting up pinch-hitter Chris Garcia, who came through with a two-run single. The inning wasnt over. Later, with Abreu at third, Garcia at second and Darren Miller batting, Key West coach Miguel Menendez ran on to the field to try to persuade umpire Rocky Portier that Lebron had balked. The argument was vehement but unsuccessful. Conch hopes soared when Miller hit a drive far into the night sky, but it wasnt far enough the ball was caught in front of the center-field fence. South Dade (9-0-1) got an insurance run in the top of the seventh against Miller, who had come into pitch. Abad throw by Miller on a pickoff attempt put a Buc runner at third, and he scored when Abreu threw wildly to first on a ground ball. The Conchs had the tying runs on in their seventh after a walk and a single by Austin Cerkleski, but Garcia popped up the first pitch he saw to end the game. Concerning the small turnout, Menendez said, We have the greatest fans in the world. With so many things going on [in town], I figured [Saturdays] crowd would be smaller than usual. At the end of the day, they are there when we need them, and thats all that matters. The Conchs (3-6) will play Mater Academy at 4 p.m. today (radio station WKWF 1600-AM) in Homestead, then face Gulliver Prep at 7 Friday night at Rex Weech Field. I dont feel any pressure, and neither do the kids, Menendez said.South Dade sweeps a pair, teams now 3-6By DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BASEBALL Photo by BERT BUDDEAfter taking a late throw,Key West catcher Zack Hughes dives to tag South Dades David Lebron,who is safe at the plate during Friday nights 10-4 South Dade victory. Lady Dolphins 1-2 at tourneyMarathon High School lost two of three softball games over the weekend at the Speedball Classic Tournament in Pembroke Pines. But the Dolphinsone win came against county rival Key West High School, 10-4, on Friday night. Eighth-grader Jordan Roney pitched a complete game, allowing four hits and striking out four batters. She walked only one and allowed one earned run. The Dolphins struggled defensively with five errors, but had a big night at the plate against the Conchs. Junior Taylor Konrath was 2-for-4 with three RBI, while Sacha Olivera was 2for-4 with a two-run home run. Ashley Adamo had two RBI and scored two runs, while Savannah Rodamer was 3-for-5 with two singles and a double. Marathon was shut out in both its other games over the weekend. The Dolphins lost Friday afternoon to Coral Springs Christian Academy, 4-0, and to University School Saturday morning, 15-0. Roney pitched a complete game against Coral Springs, allowing just three hits with four strikeouts and three walks. The Dolphins committed three errors, leading to four unearned runs. Rodamer, Konrath and Samantha Bonilla notched the only hits in the game for the Dolphins. Marathon (5-4) is scheduled to visit Somerset Academy today at 4 p.m. and host Florida Christian School Thursday at 4 p.m.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON SOFTBALL Leslie Leopold 305-942-0215 Exceptional Properties... Exceptional Service! American Caribbean Real Estatewww.MyFloridaKeysProperties.com Hearing TestCALLFOR APPT. IN-HOME SERVICENathan Trigoboff (H.A.S., Doctor of Education)C.I.CNearly invisible 100% Digital$79500THE OPTICAL SHOPPEDR. BOILINI'S OFFICE743-8316451-14812375 O/S Hwy., Marathon KeyKey Largowww.hearingaidman.com OPEN FITS $995.00 THE HEARING AID MAN Canes, Conchs hit the courts todayThe high-school tennis teams from Coral Shores and Key West will play for the second time this season, today on the Conch courts at 2 p.m. The Hurricane girls defeated the Conchs handily two weeks ago at Founders Park in Islamorada, and the Key West boys also prevailed in a breeze. We have a lot of desire to do much better than we did up there, said Conch girls coach Bill Butler. We will try to get back some respectable numbers. The Conch girls are coming off a 6-1 loss at home last Thursday to Immaculata-La Salle. The only victory was by Tori Fitzsimmons and Anna Scott in a doubles match. In singles, Butler said No. 4 Savannah Robinson was impressive in losing, 8-6, to Fiorella Rospigliosi, 8-6. No. 1 Bridget Behmke lost, 8-1, No. 2 Fitzsimmons lost, 8-1, No. 3 Olivia Delaune lost, 8-2, and No. 5 Fernanda Caceres lost, 83. The Conch boys, lost, 7-0, with Justin Poon (84), Patrick Hainline (8-6), John Quinn (8-2), Kyle Campbell (8-2) and Jason Correa (8-2) all going down in singles. Key West also played at home on Feb. 29 against Monsignor Pace, with the boys team winning, 7-0, and the girls winning, 6-1. (The Coral Shores boys recently defeated Pace, 6-1, for their first victory.) 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When Saya Barrett learned she and husband Jack were going to have a baby, she worried that their 15-pound, 5-year-old poodle, Latte, would be jealous. Instead, Barrett said, Latte was curious. He could hear her little noises from the crib but had no idea what they were or where they were coming from. He figured it out pretty soon though. He did what any other confused dog would do looked around, sniffed, then soon found her in her crib. Almost immediately, she said, they knew Latte would be a good big brother to baby Aila: Latte is very good to her. He will lick her hands and feet if we are sitting on the couch together. While Latte adjusted easily, Yin said making some changes before the baby arrives can help a pet and ease new parent anxieties. Maybe your dog needs to learn some basic commands like sit, down or stay, she said. If your dog is used to jumping in your lap or up onto furniture, new boundaries should be set before the baby comes home. Maybe you have to move the cats litter box to make way for a crib. If your dog is uncomfortable around visitors, add some social activities like trips to the dog park. You can buy CDs or find online recordings of baby sounds, including rattles and cries, Yin said. Pairing noises with treats will make the newness easier to accept. Use baby powder, shampoo and lotions before the baby is born. While the baby is still at the hospital, take a shirt or blanket the baby has used and let your pet get familiar with the scent, Sullivan said. Atrip to the vet will assure that pets dont have fleas, parasites or other problems, but cat owners who are pregnant must also guard against toxoplasmosis, Sullivan said. The parasite that causes it is most often found in cat feces, so use gloves or get someone else to change litter boxes. Cats can be an ideal pet for new parents because they often ignore the baby but they are also curious and can jump and crawl, Sullivan said, recalling an incident when her son, now grown, was an infant and her cat wouldnt stay out of the crib. When she scratched the baby, that was it, Sullivan said. She immediately found a new home for the cat. Infants are helpless, Sullivan said. No matter how good-natured a pet is, never leave any pet alone with a baby. Yin said when she talks about cats and babies, the same question always comes up can a cat suck the life out of a baby while trying to lick milk off the infants face? Not true, she says, but they do like to snuggle up to a warm body. Cats dont like sticky surfaces, so to keep cats away from a crib, cover the outside with sticky paper or double-sided tape. When babies start moving and crawling, that poses new challenges for pets, especially fearful dogs. Their first response is to get away, said Yin. As long as they can do that, its OK. But when the object keeps coming after them and corners them, they might become defensive. Most dogs will accept their new roles as pal and protector, Yin said, but there might be reasons they cant, dont or wont. Getting pounced on by a young child could hurt an older dog with arthritis, causing it to snap. Dogs may also lash out in response to rough or even mean-spirited behavior from children.Its big change to householdBy SUE MANNINGAssociated PressLIFESTYLE Photo courtesy McCLATCHY-TRIBUNESome dogs are good with newborns,as this shows,but others can get jealous and cause problems.LIVING BRIEFSWatercolor classes at Marathon HighArtist Amanda Johnson continues her drop-in watercolor classes at Marathon High School from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through April 16. Pay as you go; its $25 per class. Bring your own materials or you can buy them in class for $5. To find out more, call 809-3185 or Johnson at (312) 714-7427Key Deer Alliance hears from AndersonThe Key Deer Protection Alliance meets at 7 p.m. Thursday for a presentation called Status of the Key Deer. The session is at the Big Pine Academy, next to the Big Pine Key flea market. The presenter is Chad Anderson, biologist at the National Key Deer Refuge. His main responsibilities include conducting research for applied use in land management, with a special focus on endangered-species recovery. Beverages and dessert will be served after the free presentationTarponbenefits Heron-PeacockThe public is invited to a showing of the fishing classic Tarpon on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Key Colony Beach City Hall auditorium. The first of the modern fishing films, Tarpon was shot in the wild panorama of 1970s Key West. As they fly fish the Florida Keys, anglers and authors capture the essence of the sport in words and dramatic film footage. Included with the $15 admission will be dinner of burgers, chips, drinks and desserts. The proceeds benefit Heron-Peacock Supported Living, providing housing and supportive services to adult with mental illness in Key West and Marathon.Wildlife Center benefit SaturdayThe Key West Wildlife Center from has a pig-roast fundraiser planned for 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the center, 1801 White St., next to the bocce courts and across from the White Street Pier. The menu includes rice, beans, salad, and fresh bread served with beer, wine, water and soda. Vegetarians can enjoy vegetable burgers and fresh-grilled vegetables. Minimum donation to attend is $10 per person. Center staff says that in 2011, the center rescued 1,134 wild birds and 1,400 chickens from the city, providing medical attention and rehabilitation. Center facilities include an aviary that houses permanently injured wild birds that cannot be released. Call 292-1008 for more information or to report injured wildlife.Political history of Keys is topicThe Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys hosts ADiscussion of the Political History of Monroe County by group President Jerry Wilkinson on March 12. Wilkinson said the program examines the county population distribution and election information in 1932 and shows how Key Wests population has remained relatively static while other areas have grown. The free 7 p.m. event will be held in the Key Largo librarys Community Room in Trade Winds Plaza, mile marker 101.4. St.Patricks Day dinner is March 12The Lower Keys Property Owners Association hosts its annual all-you-can eat-St. Patricks Day dinner on March 12 at the groups clubhouse onBogie Road, just before the No Name Bridge on Big Pine Key. The corned beef and cabbage will be served starting at 6:30 p.m. and costs $12.50 for adults, half that for kids under 12. Just 100 tickets will be sold. To get one, call Erma at 872-9410.White-crowned pigeon discussedWildlife biologist Tom Wilmers presents WhiteCrowned Pigeons: Perils, Problems and Possibilities when Florida Keys Audubon meets at 6:30 p.m. March 14 at the Key West Garden Club, in the West Martello Tower on Atlantic Boulevard. Wilmers will answer such questions as why the birds nesting population remains suppressed six years after hurricane Wilma, and how you can help by planting fruit-bearing native trees.LewisBoomerang up for discussionMembers of Mrs. Wadleys Book Club in Islamorada meet March 13 to discuss Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis. Cale Smith and Margie Smith will lead the discussion at the Islamorada library, mile marker 81.8. In the book, Lewis investigates the tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008. He takes a look at the financial foibles of Iceland, Greece and Germany, and then turns to our own American shores and casts a merciless eye on California and Washington, D.C. To find out more, call Elizabeth Jolin at 3930994.Ocean Studies has open houseThe Ocean Studies Charter School in Tavernier has an open house set for March 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. Parents and others can meet teachers and tour the school, which serves kids from kindergarten through third grade, at mile marker 92.3. To find out more, call 852-7700.Doctor,two others discuss heart healthDr. Giovanni Campanile, an interven tional cardiologist at Lower Keys Medical Center, hosts a free seminar on heart health March 14 titled Food, Energy and Detoxification. Hell be joined by Dorothea Delgado, a psychic medium and Reiki master whose topic will be Healing Vs. Cure.And Charlie Wilson, owner of the organic Help Yourself Cafe on Fleming Street, will bringing some of her favorite organic goodies to taste before the presentation. The session is at 11 a.m. at the Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St. To RSVP, call 294-4460.Vegas-style party helps the RelayWhats called the Rat Pack Bash, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Societys Relay for Life, is planned for 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 15 at the Gardens Hotel, 526 Angela St., Key West. Its a Las Vegas-style party with dancing, food, wine, silent auction, karaoke contest and more. Tickets are $20. Call 292-4360 or send an e-mail to info@sheraton keywest.com.
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Health coaches are typically nurses, dieticians, diabetes educators, social workers or pharmacists who contact health-plan members with chronic medical conditions or those at high risk of developing them. Their main mission: Help patients confront challenges such as managing their medications, losing weight and increasing their physical activity levels all of which can lead to less pain and lower medical costs over time. You may be paying for coaching services with your premium dollars and not even know it. About 95 percent of commercial health plans and Medicare Advantage plans offer health coaching to help people achieve and maintain positive lifestyle behaviors and manage chronic illnesses, according to a 2009 survey from Americas Health Insurance Plans, a trade group in Washington. Health coaches often use motivational interviewing techniques to help people build confidence, set personal health goals and stick to them. Coaches may ask participants to keep a journal of their daily eating habits or blood-sugar readings, for example, so participants can monitor their progress and alert the coach to obstacles. Some primary-care doctors, pressed to address patientscomplex medical needs in short visits, are training their medical assistants to coach as part of a team-based approach to care. Coaches can offer patients emotional support and serve as a liaison to the doctor, says Heather Bennett, a family physician in San Francisco who has trained health coaches. Health coaching is a nice way to give patients extra health care without paying extra money for doctorsvisits, which might not be the right thing for diet and exercise anyway, she says. Meanwhile, more employers are asking for coaching services that target total well-being, and some are using financial incentives to make their programs more attractive, says Janet Calhoun, vice president of strategy, innovations and solutions for Healthways, a company that offers healthimprovement products, based in Franklin, Tenn. When people have a balance of physical, social and emotional health, she says, they cost less in their health-care [spending] and theyre much more productive in that they miss fewer days of work. Healthways employs about 1,000 health coaches across the country to help people act on individualized plans to prevent disease and reverse harmful health behaviors. We know there is a set of self-care behaviors everyone needs, Calhoun says. You need to make good food choices, be active every day. How you get to that sustainable behavior is different for every person. Sue Mischke, 68, says she welcomed the chance to have a health coach when her doctor referred her to a research study. Sick of the side effects from her diabetes and hypertension drugs and scared by her conditions, she was motivated to give coaching a try. That was two and a half years ago, when Mischke weighed 220 pounds and started talking to her coach on the phone once a week. The coaching sessions grew less frequent when she began dropping significant weight after a few months. Through a combination of increased exercise and dietary changes, she lost about 80 pounds and was able to ditch her troublesome medications. I dont believe I would have lost [the weight] on my own, or at least I certainly wouldnt have kept it off, says Mischke, a geneticist for the Agricultural Research Service in Beltsville, Md. She also noticed fewer symptoms from her arthritis. As she slimmed down and started feeling better, her coach pushed her to purge her old clothes. I had to replace everything but my socks. Nothing fit, she says. I got a whole new wardrobe out of it. Participating in the study gave her something money cant buy, she says. I was paid the most precious thing in the world: Ive got more energy and I feel better than I have for as long as I can remember. More than 60 percent of insurance members at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan whove worked with a nurse or health coach over the phone have changed at least one unhealthy behavior, says Grace Derocha, one of its health coaches in Detroit.Its extra care without visiting doctors officeMcClatchy-TribuneTO YOUR HEALTHGetting the most out of your coachIf your insurance plan gives you access to a health coach,here are a few tips to get the most out of it:A coach should build trust with you right away by being organized and prepared when you have conversations.The coach should call you at the appointed time and remember your name and what you last spoke about,Derocha says.A health coach should help you cope with peer pressure and give you alternatives for scenarios such as eating out,finding workout options that hold your interest or adding more fruits and vegetables if you generally dont like them.Expect a coach to ask detailed questions about your exercise and diet preferences and how much family support you have at home.Many coaches will include family members on the calls if its appropriate.Prepare to be held accountable to your goals.If youre not committed,then youre probably not going to be successful,says Sue Mischke of Baltimore,who lost weight with a health coach.And youll rack up one more case of I cant do it.Her coachs effect has lasted long past their phone chats. Whenever I do something stupid,I hear her voice [saying] Why would you do that? Remember that your health coach likely struggles with many of the same issues you do. Grace Derocha,a Blue Cross Blue Shield health coach whose physician father died of complications from Type 1 diabetes and heart disease when she was 13,knows how difficult it can be to work exercise into her busy schedule and say no to things like ranch-dressing dip when out with friends. Sharing that with different [health-plan] members when its appropriate that were human as well makes it more real and not just another voice over the phone,she says. McClatchy Tribune Kelly wins guilds Best in ShowAn acrylic painting titled Crab Claws earned artist Teresa Kelly the Best in Show award at the opening of the Art Guild of the Purple Isles Annual Judged Show. The free show opened Feb. 29 and runs through Sunday at the Key Largo librarys Community Room, in Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4. First-place ribbons for art categories were awarded to:Watercolor, Mary Border for Wind & Water in the Garden.Acrylic, Cathie Fox for High and Dry.Oil, Mary Bonde for Cat Heaven.Other Media, Morna Strengholt for Great Grands Tropical Dream.Pen, Pencil, Pastels, Pamela Gode for Red Light.Photography, Karen DiMaura for Midnight Tango.Digital Art, Carol Grayson for Lacy Days.Sculpture, Lee Mielke for Key Deer.Student Work, Diana Dupre for Serenity. The Peoples Choice award will be decided by visitors to the show, open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.Purple Isles exhibit shows through SundayKEY LARGO Photo by SUSIE LEYJoining the opening reception of the Art Guild of the Purple Isles Annual Judged Show are (from left) Ruben Machado and his daughter Kayla,with Julie and Jon Landau.The show runs through Sunday 11 from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m.in the Community Room of the Key Largo library. A WKYZ Pirate Radio fundraiser at Don's Place in Key West last week raised more than $6,000 for the Boys and Girls Club of Key West's summer lunch program.The amount raised will underwrite the cost of 2,166 free lunches for kids during this year's summer sessions,according to Dan Dombroski,who heads the Boys and Girls Club.WKYZ Pirate Radio broadcasts at 101.7-FM and simulcasts on 96.7 FM.MAKE A MEAL
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday,March 7,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 A A A A A A A A A d / 6934800 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUITINANDFOR MONROECOUNTY lNOTICEOFFORECLOSURE SALEBYCLERKOFTHECIRCUITCOURT NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN thattheundersignedDANNYL. KOLHAGE,ClerkoftheCircuit CourtofMonroeCounty, Florida,will,onthe21stdayof March,2012at11:00A.M.,at 500WhiteheadStreet,Monroe County,intheCityofKeyWest Florida,offerforsaleatpublic outcrytothehighestandbest bidderforCASH,thefollowing describedproperty,situatedin MonroeCounty,Florida,towit: PropertydescribedasUnit6, SANTAMARIARESORT CONDOMINIUM,togetherwith allappurtenancesthereto, accordingtotheDeclarationof Condominiumthereof,as recordedinOfficialRecord Book2265,Page357,ofthe PublicRecordsofMonroe County,Florida,andany amendmentsthereto. CommonlyKnownAs:1401 SimontonStreet,Unit / 6,Key West,Florida33040 PursuanttoDEFAULTFINAL JUDGMENTOF FORECLOSUREenteredina caseinsaidCourt,thestyleof whichis: IBERIABANK Plaintiff, VS. STUARTHELLER,etal Defendant A ndthedocketNumberof whichisNumber 44-2011-CA-559-K Witnessmyhandandofficial sealofsaidCourtthis15thday ofFebruary,2012 DANNYL.KOLHAGE ClerkoftheCircuitCourt,MonroeCounty,Florida By:ShontaMcLeod DeputyClerk FloridaStatute45.031:Any personclaiminganinterest inthesurplusfromthesale,if any,otherthantheproperty ownerasofthedateofthe LisPendensmustfileaclaim within60daysafterthesale PublishMarch7,142012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7238000 REQUESTFORBID S NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN TOPROSPECTIVEBIDDERS thattheMonroeCountySchool Districtwillreceivebidsforthe following: SBNo.1201 SALEOFSURPLUS SCHOOLBUSES Biddocumentsmaybe requestedfromDemandStar bycalling1-800-711-1712or bygoingtothewebsite www.demandstar.comorby goingto www.keysschools.com Thepublicrecorddocumentis availableatthePurchasing Department,241Trumbo Road,KeyWest,FL33040. A llbidsmustbereceivedonor before 3PMWednesday, March14th,2012 specifiedin thebiddocuments.The MonroeCountySchoolDistrict reservestheright,atitssole discretion,toacceptorreject anyandallbidsandtowaive informalitiesorirregularities whenitisinthebestinterestof theBoardtodoso. MonroeCountySchoolDistrict PurchasingDepartment PublishMarch3rd,March7th, March10th,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7273600AttentionComcast Customersthroughout Broward,Miami-Dadeand MonroeCounties: Pleasenotethisisacorrection tothelegaladpublishedon February22,2012: OnThursday,April12,2012 thefollowingchangeswilloccur onyourchannellineup: Forreasonsbeyondour control,TeleamericaonDigital LimitedBasicchannel88and A lmavisiononDigitalLimited Basicchannel83willnolonger beavailable. Pleasecall1-800-COMCAST (266-2278)ifyouhaveany questions. PublishMarch7,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A A d / 7077400 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUIT,INANDFOR MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA. CASENo.12CA11P BEALBANK,S.S.B., PLAINTIFF, VS. FRADYSCASTILLO,ETAL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICEOFACTION To:FradysCastillo&Rene Castillo Residence:UNKNOWN LASTKNOWNADDRESS: 1122HeronRd, Keylargo,FL33037 YOUAREHEREBYNOTIFIED thatanactiontoforeclosea mortgageonthefollowing describedpropertylocatedin MonroeCounty,Florida: LOT2,BLOCK8,HARRIS OCEANPARKESTATES FIRSTADDITION, A CCORDINGTOTHEPLAT THEREOF,ASRECORDED INPLATBOOK4,ATPAGE 139,OFTHEPUBLIC RECORDSOFMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA. hasbeenfiledagainstyou,and youarerequiredtoservea copyofyourwrittendefenses,if any,tothisaction,on GladstoneLawGroup,P.A., attorneysforplaintiff,whose addressis1499WPalmetto ParkRd,Suite300, BocaRaton,FL33486, andfiletheoriginalwiththe ClerkofCourt,within30days afterthefirstpublicationofthis notice,eitherbefore03/28/12 orimmediatelythereafter,otherwiseadefaultmaybeenteredagainstyoufortherelief demandedintheComplaint. DATED:February21st,2012 DannyL.Kolhage ClerkoftheCircuitCourt By:M.Arguez DeputyClerkoftheCourt Ifyouareapersonwitha disabilitywhoneedsany accommodationinorderto participateinthisproceeding, youareentitled,atnocostto you,theprovisionofcertain assistance.Pleasecontactthe A DACoordinator,Ms.Judy Greeneat502Whitehead Street,KeyWest,FL33040; telephonenumber 305-295-3127two(2)working daysofyourreceiptofthis notice;ifyouarehearing impaired,calltheFloridaRelay Servicesat1-800-955-8771 (TTY);ifyouarevoice impaired,calltheFloridaRelay Servicesat1-800-955-8770. PublishFebruary29th, March7th,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7285300 NOTICEOF PUBLICSALE Thevehicle(s)listedbelowwill besoldatpublicauctionfor cashat FLORIDAKEYS TOWINGINC.,1620Overseas Hwy,MarathonFL33050at 8:00AMonMarch30,2012 in accordancetoFloridaStatute Section713.78forunpaid towing&storage. FLORIDA KEYSTOWING,INC .reserves therighttoacceptorrejectany and/orallbids.All vehicles/vesselsaresoldasis. 1.1993BUICK VIN:3G4AG55N2PS617223 PublishMarch7,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7031800 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THE16THJUDICIAL CIRCUIT,INANDFOR MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISION CASENO.2010-CA-433-K BANKUNITED Plaintiff, vs. STEPHENL.HAMMOND; UNKNOWNSPOUSEOF STEPHENL.HAMMOND; PNCBANK,NATIONAL A SSOCIATIONSUCCESSOR ININTERESTTONATIONAL CITYBANK;SECLUDED GARDENSOFKEYWEST CONDOMINIUM A SSOCIATION,INC; UNKNOWNPERSON(S)IN POSSESSIONOFTHE SUBJECTPROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICEOFFORECLOSURE SALE NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN pursuanttoaFinalJudgement ofForeclosuredatedFebruary 8,2012,andenteredinCase No2010-CA-433-K,ofthe CircuitCourtofthe16th JudicialCircuitinandfor MONROECounty,Florida. A A BANKUNITEDisPlaintiffand STEPHENL.HAMMOND; UNKNOWNSPOUSEOF STEPHENL.HAMMOND; UNKNOWNPERSON(S)IN POSSESSIONOFTHE SUBJECTPROPERTY;PNC BANK,NATIONAL A SSOCIATIONSUCCESSOR ININTERESTTONATIONAL CITYBANK;SECLUDED GARDENSOFKEYWEST CONDOMINIUM A SSOCIATION,INC;are defendants.Iwillselltothe highestandbestbidderfor cashatTHEFRONTDOOR OFTHEMONROECOUNTY COURTHOUSE,LESTER BUILDING,AT500 WHITEHEADSTREET,KEY WESTINMONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA,at11:00a.m.,onthe 12thdayfoMarch,2012,the followingdescribedpropertyas setforthinsaidFinal Judgement,andreformed, NuncProTunctoJuly25,2005 tobe: towit: A PARCELOFLAND LOCATEDONTHEISLAND OFKEYWEST,MONROE COUNTY,FLORIDAAND BEINGKNOWNASWILLIAM A .WHITEHEADSMAPOF THESAIDISLAND DELINEATEDINFEBRUARY, A .D.1829ASPARTOF TRACT13ANDALSO KNOWNASAPORTIONOF LOTS6&7,SQ UARE7,OF SAIDTRACT13, A CCORDINGTOGEORGEG. WATSONSSUBDIVISION, A SRECORDEDINDEED BOOK1,ATPAGE209,OF THEPUBLICRECORDSOF MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDAANDBEINGMORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED A SFOLLOWS: COMMENCINGOFTHE INTERSECTIONOFTHE SOUTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAYLINEOF PACKERSTREETANDTHE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAYLINEOF UNITEDSTREET;THENCEIN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTIONALONGTHE SAIDNORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAYLINEOF UNITEDSTREETFOR33.86 FEETTOTHEPOINTOF BEGINNING;THENCE CONTINUEINA SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTIONALONGTHE SAIDNORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAYLINEOF UNITEDSTREETFOR25.36 FEET;THENCEATARIGHT A NGLEANDINA NORTHWESTERLY DIRECTIONFOR72.00FEET; THENCEATARIGHTANGLE A NDINASOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTIONFOR1.00FEET; THENCEATARIGHTANGLE A NDINANORTHWESTERLY DIRECTIONFOR33.00FEET; THENCEATARIGHTANGLE A NDINANORTHEASTERLY DIRECTIONFOR39.22FEET; THENCEATARIGHTANGLE A NDINASOUTHEASTERLY DIRECTIONFOR22.00FEET; THENCEATAANGLEOF 130B33TOTHELEFT A NDINASOUTHERLY DIRECTIONFOR16.92FEET; THENCEATAANGLEOF 229B26TOTHELEFT A NDINASOUTHEASTERLY DIRECTIONFOR72.00FEET TOTHESAID NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAYLINEOF UNITEDSTREETANDTHE POINTOFBEGINNING. A /K/A UNITNO.6OFSECLUDED GARDENSOFKEYWEST,A CONDOMINIUM, A CCORDINGTOTHE DECLARATIONOF CONDOMINIUMTHEREOF RECORDEDINOFFICIAL RECORDSBOOK1560, PAGE1283,ASAMENDED, OFTHEPUBLICRECORDS OFMONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA,TOGETHERWITH A NUNDIVIDEDINTERESTIN THECOMMONELEMENTS A PPURTENANTTHERETO. A personclaiminganinterestin thesurplusfromthesale,ifany, otherthanthepropertyowner asofthedateofthelispendens mustfileaclaimwithin60days afterthesale. Datedthis15thdayof February,2012. DANNYL.KOLHAGE A sclerkofsaidCourt ByShontaMcLeod A sDeputyClerk Ifyouareapersonwith disabilitywhoneedsany accommodationinorderto participateincourtproceeding orevent,youareentitled,atno costtoyou,totheprovisionof certainassistance.Please 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 A A Plantation,FL33324 Telephone:(954)382-3486 Telefacsimile:(954)382-5380 PublishFebruary29thand March7th,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7090100 NOTICEOFFORECLOSURE SALEBYCLERKOFTHE CIRCUITCOURT Noticeisherebygiventhatthe undersigned,DANNYL. KOLHAGE,ClerkoftheCircuit CourtofMonroeCounty, Florida,willonthe26thdayof March,2012at11:00oclock a.m.,at500WhiteheadStreet, MonroeCounty,inthecityof KeyWest,Florida,offerforsale andsellatpublicoutcrytothe highestandbestbidderfor CASHthefollowingdescribed propertiessituatedinMonroe County,Florida,towit: PARCELI: Lot15,Block14,TWINLAKES Subdivision,accordingtothe Platthereof,asrecordedinPlat Book3atPage160ofthe PublicRecordsofMonroe County,Florida.(VacantLand) PARCELII: Lot1,Block1,LARGOSOUND VILLAGE,accordingtotheplat thereof,asrecordedinPlat Book4,atPage92ofthePublic RecordsofMonroeCounty, Florida.(1221stStreet,Key Largo,FL33037) PursuanttotheFinalJudgment ofForeclosureenteredina casependinginsaidCourt,the styleofwhichis: NICHOLASEKONOMOU Plaintiff(s) vs 663COLSON,LLC,JAMES BURKEandMITAM.BURKE, etal Defendants(s) A ndtheDocketNumberof whichisNumberCASE NO.09CA677P WITNESSmyhandandthe OfficialSealofSaidCourt,this 22nddayofFebruary,2012 DannyLKolhage ClerkoftheCircuitCourt MonroeCounty,Florida By:LauraVorhes DeputyClerk FloridaStatue45.031:Any personclaiminganinterestin thesurplusfromthesale,ifany, otherthanthepropertyowner asofthedateoftheLis Pendensmustfileaclaim withinsixty(60)daysafterthe sale. PublishMarch7,14,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A D / 7148800 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THE16thJUDICIALCIRCUIT, INANDFORMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA CASENo:2012DR55M DIVISION:FAMILY SUSANLOCHER Petitioner RICHARDESSER Respondent NOTICEOFACTIONFOR DISSOLUTIONOF MARRIAGE ToRichardEsser,105AAlynn Place,Marathon,FL.33050 YOUARENOTIFIEDthatan actionhasbeenfiledagainst youandthatyouarerequiredto A A serveacopyofyourwritten defenses,ifany,toitonSusan Locherwhoseaddressis105A A lynnPlace,MarathonFL, 33050onorbeforeMarch29th, 2012andfiletheoriginalwith theclerkofthisCourtat3117 OverseasHighway,Marathon, FL33050beforeserviceon Petitionerorimmediately thereafter.Ifyoufailtodoso,a defaultmaybeenteredagainst youforthereliefdemandedin thepetition. Copiesofallcourtdocuments inthiscase,includingorders, areavailableattheClerkofthe CircuitCourtsoffice.Youmay reviewthesedocumentsupon request. YoumustkeeptheClerkofthe CircuitCourtsofficenotifiedof yourcurrentaddress.(Youmay fileNoticeofCurrentAddress, FloridaSupremeCourt A pprovedFamilyLawForm 12.915.)Futurepapersinthis lawsuitwillbemailedtothe addressonrecordattheclerks office. WARNING:Rule12.285, FloridaFamilyLawRulesof Procedure,requirescertain automaticdisclosureof documentsandinformation. Failuretocomplycanresultin sanctions,includingdismissal orstrikingofpleadings. DatedFebruary24th,2012 DannyKolhage CLERKOFTHECIRCUIT COURT By:TammyMarciel DeputyClerk PublishFebruary29,March7, March14,March212012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7177400 NOTICEOFFORECLOSURE SALEBYCLERKOFTHE CIRCUITCOURT Noticeisherebygiventhatthe undersigned,DANNYL. KOLHAGE,ClerkoftheCircuit CourtofMonroeCounty, Florida,will,onthe22nddayof March,2012at11:00oclock a.m.,at500WhiteheadStreet, MonroeCounty,intheCityof KeyWest,Florida,offerforsale andsellatpublicoutcrytothe highestandbestbidderfor CASHthefollowingdescribed propertiessituatedinMonroe County,Florida,towit: Unit / 408,ofMARINERS CLUB,asshownonthesite planattachedasExhibitBto theDeclarationofCovenants, ConditionsandRestrictionsfor MarinersClub,recordedin OfficialRecordBook1659, Page1981,moreparticularly describedasLot8,Block4, KEYLARGONORTH, accordingtothePlatthereof, recordedinPlatBook7,Page 22,ofthePublicRecordsof MonroeCounty,Florida,as modifiedbytheNoticeof WithdrawalofCertificateof OwnershipandDedication. a/k/a97501Overseas Highway,Unit / 408,Key Largo,FL33037 PursuanttotheFinalJudgment ofForeclosureenteredina casependinginsaidCourt,the styleofwhichis: MARINERSCLUB HOMEOWNERS A SSOCIATION,INC., aFloridanon-profitcorporation, Plaintiff, vs. JAMESHAMWAY;CAROLE HAMWAY;HSBC MORTGAGECORPORATION (USA);andJOHNDOE,AS A A TENANTINPOSSESSION A NDALLOTHERSIN POSSESSION, Defendants. A ndtheDocketNumberof whichisNo.:11-CA-1036-P WITNESSmyhandandthe OfficialSealofSaidCourt,this 21stdayofFebruary,2012. DannyL.Kolhage ClerkoftheCircuitCourt MonroeCounty,Florida By:LAURAVORHES DeputyClerk FloridaStatute45.031:Any personclaiminganinterestin thesurplusfromthesale,ifany otherthanthepropertyowner asofthedateoftheLis Pendensmustfileaclaim withinsixty(60)daysafterthe sale. PublishMarch7,14,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A A d / 7320300 NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN thattheundersigned,desiring toengageinbusinessunder thefictitiousnameof The DesignCenteratGallery84 locatedat 84771Overseas Highway, intheCountyof Monroe, intheCityof Islamorada Florida33036 intendstoregisterthesaid namewiththeDivisionof CorporationsoftheFlorida DepartmentofState, Tallahassee,Florida. CreativeGals,LLC PublishMarch7,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7321600 NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN thattheundersigned,desiring toengageinbusinessunder thefictitiousnameof IslamoradaGiftBaskets locatedat 84771Overseas Highway, intheCountyof Monroe, intheCityof Islamorada Florida33036 intendstoregisterthesaid namewiththeDivisionof CorporationsoftheFlorida DepartmentofState, Tallahassee,Florida. CreativeGals,LLC PublishMarch7,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A FOUNDCAT Orangetabby,6toedcat.Very friendly.FoundatMM90. (305)852-9094 FOUNDCAT Y OUNGFEMALETABBY Feb.26,MM101,Ocean.Pink color.CalltoID786-395-8446 A A CARETAKERWANTED for homeinIslamorada. FT/PT,$10-$15perhour. Mustbereliable.Call John989-714-8979 CASHIER/DOCKHAND Fulltimeposition.Applyin personatPanchosFuelDock, 1280OceanviewAve, Marathonorcall743-2281
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KeyLargoAnglersClub.Call BobJones,305-367-2382ext. 1131 A A MARATHON.COCOPLUM CheckItOut!GoodPrices! GreatStuff! 141AvenueG,Fri&Sat.,8-? MovingSaleongoing FordExpXLT;Harley Softail;6x10enclosedRamp doortrailer;Trek21spd;Bose stereo;guitar;Harleyseats, baggage,Harleyclothes& parts;wickershelving&armoir, Toshiba32flatscrnTV& stand.Marathon305-509-2003 MOVINGSALESat&Sun, 8am-3pm. Queenheadboard, dresser/mirrors,2nitestands. Entertainmentctr.,bookcase, desk.Sec.Sofa.Treadmill.9.9 Yamaha-longshaft.Miscitems. 101GulfwindsLn,Marathon A A BATHROOMVANITY Brandnew,modern,double sink,abovecounter,wall mount,espressofinish, 68in.w/mirrors&shelves. Stillinbox.Paid$1800. Call305-393-0802 PrivateCollectorWants RolexDivewatchesandPilot Watches.OldmodelMilitary clocks&watches. Call305-743-4578 USEDAPPLIANCES& FURNITURE Webuy&sell. ByarsUsedFurniture &Appliances,2771O/SHwy, Marathon.743-6506 4PC.LIVINGROOMSET Brown/Beige,Suede& Leather,likenew,$550. WhiteStove,$200.2TVs, $100.Call703-587-7740 A A BIGPINEKEY3BR,2BA partiallyfurnishedhome. NestledagainstNationalKey DeerRefuge.A/C,W/D,cable incl.$1600/mo.305-872-3612 BIGPINEKEYYearlyRental. Modern2BRcanalfronthome. DirectOceanaccessatendof canal.$1795 /moF/L/S. CallCurt,215-431-4931 A A DuckKeyGatedEstateon Point -Secluded.Private.Lrg dock,privatebeach,pool,coral rockwalls.4/3,Annual.$3200/ mo util.N/S,305-304-4166 MARATHON2/2AFramein quietneighborhood. Boat launch/beach/park.Decks, workroom,carport.$1700/mo 704-589-8565,704-844-2840 MARATHON 2BR,2BA,onthewater! Groundlevel.W/Dhookup. $1250/moF/L/S. (305)743-5623 MM106-4BR/2.5BA KeyLargo,PetsOK, Fencedbackyard. $2000permo.F/L/S. Call305-451-4502 MM68LAYTON 2BR/2BAoncanal. A nnuallease. $1400/mo.F/L/S Call305-394-3485 MM74LowerMatecumbe Upscale3/3house.Private setting,dockage&pool. A nnual.Nosmoking.F/L/S Furn.$3500305-481-0757 SUMMERLANDKEY2/2 grnd level,completelyrefurbished, cornerlot,onwaterw/dock, niceyard,storagebldg.$1700, F/L/S.Avl3/10.305-393-1415 TAVERNIER2/1Unfurn. FullKit.w/granitetops.Useof pool/hottub.Nosmkng/pets. $1500/Incl.util.,cable/wifi. F/L/S.305-664-1624.Lv.Msg. A A ISLAMORADAMM82unfurn Efficiency. Clean,quiet location $780monthincludes utilites.Petconsidered.$1000 sec.Yearlease.970-846-5903 KCBGolfClubCondo ,unfurn 1/1,inbeautifulKeyColony Bch!BacksideofPar3golf course,walktobeach,restaurants&shopping.Upgraded kit/ba.$980/mo.315-523-1284 A AKCBTwinplx -2615thSt, 2BR,1BA.30dockw/davits. A lltileflrs,centrA/C,ht.W/D hkup. Reduced! $1350/mo,12 mo.lease.F/L/S419-239-1046 AAKCBTwinplx -2615thSt, 2BR,1BA.30dockw/davits. Alltileflrs,centrA/C,ht.W/D hkup. Reduced! $1350/mo,12 mo.lease.F/L/S419-239-1046 KEYLARGO1BR/1BA AFFORDABLEDUPLEX. Unfurnished,W/D. $750/mo. Sec.,Utilities included.305-240-4928 MARATHON1BR,1BA, GROUNDLEVELDUPLEX. A pprox.600sf.$1000/mo includesutilities.423-313-5731 or423-775-5731 MARATHON2BR,1BA, upperlevel,furnorunfurn. Wooddeck,niceyard,$1350/ moinclutil.F/L/S.Extraprkng. 423-313-5731;423-775-5731 MARATHON3BR,2.5BA. TOWNHOUSE. W/D,D/W, pool,terraces.Nopets. $1450/mo util,F/L/S. 305-395-5567 MARATHONEFFICIENCY Furn,balcony,oncanalw/ dockage.ClosetoPorkys. Cableincl.$750/mo. elec deposit.305-834-0215 Marathon IndigoReefat VacaCut. 3br,2-1/2batwnhs. Beautifulgatedresort,gourmet kit,pool,dockage,fitnessrm& coveredparking 289-0064 MARATHON-NEW1BEDROOM-HALFDUPLEX $775permo.First/Last/Sec. A gentowned.743-2300for info. MARATHON Small1BRinonehalfduplex. Unfurnished,W/D,woodfloors, $850/moF/L/S.305-289-0833 MARATHONSTUDIOAPT. Furnished.Water&electric included.Nopets.$900/mo F/L/S.743-0404 MARTAHONEFFICIENCY OceanIslesgatedcommty. Furn,onthewater!Clubhouse w/pool,N/S,nopets.$800/mo 386-308-4071;386-467-1966 MM89.2BAYSIDE 1BR/1BAAPT. Yearly Lease.Cent.A/C,alltilefloors, NoPets.$900permonth. F/L/S.Call305-522-4863 MM97.8OCEANSIDE 1BR/1BA.APT.Unfurn. Quietlocation,$850/mo. F/L/S.Inclwater&cable. Call305-852-5866 PLANTATIONKEYMM89.2 1BRFurn.,rearupstairs,Apt w/laundryonsite.$1050/mo. incl.utilities.F/S.Call 305-517-6252,305-664-7252 30FTLIVEABOARDBOAT Nodrugs,noanimals.$500per month.Tradesomeorallrent forwork.Inquireat2525OverseasHwy,Marathon. A A AFFORDABLERATES Daily-Weekly-MonthlyLuxury VacationVillasKeyLargoto KeyWestCall305-853-5000 keyscaribbean.com A A A AGulfFrontMarathonHome 2BR/2BAgroundlevelwith greatsunsets.Furnished.Nice neighborhood,$3250/mo security.Monthlymin.Avail 4/1.Nopets.800-634-7653 AAGulfFrontMarathonHome 2BR/2BAgroundlevelwith greatsunsets.Furnished.Nice neighborhood,$3250/mo security.Monthlymin.Avail 4/1.Nopets.800-634-7653 KEYLARGOMM96. Ocean side.Directoceanaccess w/Oceanviews!Furn,3br,2ba/ 2br,2ba.Seasonalorannual. Call786-258-3127 MM96OCEANVIEWHOUSE 3BR/2BAw/Dock.Completely furnishedinside/outside,pool table,grill,W/D,A/C.Nosmkng A vail.now.954-444-2417 SecludedSolarPowered 2BR2BAHomeoncanal w/DockageLocatedonNo NameKeyMonthlyRates 561-736-0786 A A HeartOfMarathonOfficeorretail.1000sqft.Next toPublix,thenewWalgreens andmarina. 561-743-3745 MARATHONCommspace 2,450sqftofficeplusstorage. 180frontfootageonUS / 1. Lotsofprkg.Industrialzoned warehouses,980sfw/office& 350sfspace.CallJohn 587-7529,Kurt481-4838 MARATHONUS1 CommercialSpaceAvail. 1000sf,$1/sf util,taxes& insur.Yardspacealso available.305-923-9542 RETAILOROFFICESPACE BIGPINEKEYMM30 US1frontage 2600SQFTUnits Call305-394-3563 A A RVLOTSFORRENT Marathon InAdultPark Pleasecall305-743-6519 RVLOTSFORRENT DocksAvail .Islamorada Bayside,MM81.5.Full hook-ups.Weekly,Seasonal, A nnual Call305-393-3377 RVLOTSFORRENT KeysRVPark,Marathon A vailMarch2012orSnowbirds in2013.Mostreasonablerates intheKeys!678-570-8057 A A BESTPRICEINTHEKEYS! 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Noliveaboard.C-21Schwartz Rlty.BruceHorn305-942-5003 A A 2Oldtown(Vapor)Kayaks w/paddles.$550both. Also RVelectrical connections.727-560-2508In KeysRV,Marathon AADavebuyspermits SoAtlanticSnapper,Grouper, GulfReef,K/Mack,Shark, Sword,Tuna. $$$in48hours!904-262-2869 A AAlltypesofpermitsforsale!! RockShrimp,KingFish,S A tlanticSnapper,Grouper,Gulf 6Packreef&pelagic, CommercialGulfReefFish, GulfSnapperIFQs,LongLine Pkg.Manyotherpermitsavail. Webuy,sell&brokeralltypes ofpermits.Callbeforeyoubuy orsell!Pleasecallforprices. Licensed&Bonded.Allpermits guaranteedvalidfortransfer, manyrefsavail.JohnPottsJr. 321-784-5982,321-302-3630 www.shipsusa.com AAAlltypesofpermitsforsale!! RockShrimp,KingFish,S AtlanticSnapper,Grouper,Gulf 6Packreef&pelagic, CommercialGulfReefFish, GulfSnapperIFQs,LongLine Pkg.Manyotherpermitsavail. Webuy,sell&brokeralltypes ofpermits.Callbeforeyoubuy orsell!Pleasecallforprices. Licensed&Bonded.Allpermits guaranteedvalidfortransfer, manyrefsavail.JohnPottsJr. 321-784-5982,321-302-3630 www.shipsusa.com ALUMINUMTANDEM BOATTRAILER Fitsupto23boat.$750. LocatedatMM99. 305 942-3055 BALLYHOOLICENSEFOR SALEORLEASE Subjecttooffer.CallNathan Webberat773-266-1073 LOBSTERCERTS540 A $110ea.305-664-1286 MTHN-MarineStorage :boats, trailers,campers,anyclean storageOKonwheels.Best ratesintown.Checkwithus first!CallEmil,731-3386 A A Autoswanted.Allyears. Junk-Used.Car-Van-Truck. Runornot.Cashordonatefor taxwriteoff.305-332-0483 ParadiseTowingisbuyingjunkedcars. Call(305)731-6540 2002JEEPWRANGLER SPORT Softtop,6cylinderautomatic. 64,000miles,$13,000. (305)743-4607 A A 2009HARLEYSOFTAIL CUSTOM Black,7500miles,havetitle. NADA$12-15K.Bestoffer, (305)509-2003 A A 2000DODGECARAVAN 120,000miles.Goodcond. Newfrontend&tires. $2,500. 305-942-3055 2001FORDEXPLORERXLT Loaded,5.0.ExcellentShape! NADA$6100.Bestoffer.Have title.305-509-2003 2003FORDSPORTTRAC Fullyloaded,power,leather, powerrearwindow,cover, 4WD.KellyBB$7866,asking $6399obo.503-871-6573 Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in the classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or firstname.lastname@example.org YOU HAVE IT.