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Publication Date: 04-11-2012
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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .4B Living . . . . . . .3B Business . . . . . .5A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2012 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,APRIL 11,2012 VOLUME 59,NO.29 25 CENTS Into the playoffs The Coral Shores High girls tennis team makes it to the state regional playoffs. Story, 1B Prayers for Wejebe The International Game Fish Association hosts a Sunday celebration of life for the late Jose Wejebe. Story, 2A Photo by BERT BUDDEThe Key West High School baseball team loosens up with the much-talked-about 70-foot home-run sculpture as a backdrop Monday at Marlins Park in Miami.The Conchs lost,7-0,to Archbishop McCarthy in the Field of Dreams Invitational,part of the stadium's grand-opening events.Story, 1BMAJOR LEAGUE DREAMSDemocrats get opponent forRiveraPOLITICSDruckemiller: Others involvedSpeaking out for the first time, former Monroe County Technical Services Administrator Lisa Druckemiller, under investigation for allegedly stealing county electronics and selling them, on Tuesday denied she racked up a reported $20,000 in charges on a credit card belonging to Deputy County Administrator Debbie Frederick. She also said she's unfairly the sole focus of an investigation into 36 missing county iPhones and 12 missing iPads conservatively valued at $15,000. Druckemiller claims "there are seven people involved in this," including County Administrator Roman Gastesi, who has acknowledged purchasing two iPads and two iPhones from Druckemiller for cash; and Hank Kokenzie, senior systems analyst. He admits paying Druckemiller cash for three iPads and two iPhones but declined comment, Frederick said. The State Attorney's Office said there's nothing to the "seven people." "Where are their names? A31-year county employee would approach [Gastesi] and say I have a deal for you? Don't you think he should have fired me?" Druckemiller said, referring to herself. Gastesi said on Monday it was "dumb" to pay cash for two iPhones and two iPads and tried to debunk rumors he's planning to resign. "I'm not considering resigning over this whole thing, no," he said. "We're the ones that exposed this thing as soon as we knew there was some discrepancy.She questions why she's sole focus, also denies theft from FrederickBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comIPHONE/IPAD INVESTIGATION Photo by GARY PURSEYThis manatee can't look more relaxed.The sea cow decided to take in the sights in the canal bordering Columbus Drive on Lower Matecumbe Key.CHILL TIMESawyer is transferred to state prison systemKey West native Norma Jean Sawyer, now known to the Florida Department of Corrections as inmate K08831, is set for release from state prison on March 19, 2014. That's the date posted when she was transferred from the Monroe County Detention Center on April 4 to the Broward Correctional Institute, a reception center for female inmates new to the state prison system. Much of the facility consists of dormitorystyle housing shared by multiple inmates. Following her orientation, she'll likely be transferred to another prison, Department of Corrections spokeswoman Ann Howard said. On March 21, Circuit Court Judge Mark Jones sentenced the former executive director of the Bahama Conch Community Land Trust to two years in prison for stealing taxpayer money. She will be 62 upon her release date. Sawyer was convicted of felony scheme to defraud for misappropriating $121,637 in city and state grant money intended to construct homeless housing at 307 Julia St. in Bahama Village. Jones ordered that Sawyer's incarceration be followed by 25 years of probation and that she repay $153,811 in public money. Her restitution breaks down as follows: $59,262 to the city of Key West, $62,375 to the state Department of Children and Families and $32,174 to the State Attorney's Office for investigative and prosecutorial fees.Acevedo movesMonique Acevedo, another high-profile female inmate from the Keys, has been trans-And Acevedo sent upstate from HomesteadBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comCRIME FRONTSee Sawyer,3A SAWYERThe race for the redrawn congressional district that includes Monroe County added a second Democratic challenger Monday. Gloria Romero Roses, 40, of Southwest Ranches in Broward County will run for the Florida District 26 seat. Others in the race include current District 25 Rep. David Rivera, Republican from Miami; Key Largo independent Jose F. Peixoto; and Cutler Bay hotel executive Justin L. Sternad, a Democrat. Romero Roses is a first-time candidate apparently running with the backing of the Florida Democratic Party. "Voters are completely disenchanted with people who have so-called political experience," Romero Roses said Tuesday. "I want to see stuff get done." "My background is as a results-driven businesswoman," she said. "I'd been thinking about running. When I saw how dramatically bad things have gotten, I felt strongly that I need to get up and lead." Romero Roses said she intends to file papers with the state Division of Elections soon, possibly this week. She lives outside District 26 boundaries, but stresses her professional real-estate and investment career in MiamiDade County. Any Florida citizen can seek any congressional seat in the state. "I was in the Keys last weekend and will be coming down again," she said. Born in Colombia but raised in South Florida, Romero Roses holds a bachelor's degree from Florida International University and a master's from the University of Miami. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who has represented Monroe County for the past decade as part of her District 18, will run for re-election in the new District 27 around her Miami home. Ros-Lehtinen will not appear on the Monroe County ballot in 2012. Rivera, a first-term Republican, currently represents a district that includes most of western Miami-Dade. That area will dominate the new District 26 if a redistricting plan approved by the Florida Legislature withstands court challenges and judicial scrutiny. Rivera, 46, has not officially filed campaign documents but the deadline for federal offices is not until June 8. "Jobs has got to be issue No. 1," Romero Roses said. "I think David Rivera has become distracted and lost touch with working families. He's wrong on the issues and been shadowed by ethical investigations undermining what he has done." Since his 2010 election, Rivera has faced investigations into his role managing a proslots political campaign on behalf of the Flagler Dog Track while he served in the Florida House. Money paid by the dog track went to a marketing company run by two of Rivera's relatives. Track officials said they were dealing directly with Rivera. "Congressman Rivera is focused on several issues ..Congressional district takes in Florida KeysBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSee Congress,3ASee Investigation,3A Fishing the Florida KeysThe bigger dolphin are moving in and the yellowtailing at the reef remains fantastic.Captain's column, Column, 2B Popham handing offThe seven-year head of the National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council is handing off the reins. Story, 4A

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KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,April 11,2012 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.8173 THURS.8273 FRI.8173 SAT.8173 Forecast: Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches twice weekly for the presence of enteric bacteria.There currently are no beaches with health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes Keys Sunday and the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $59.53 in Florida and $56.16 outof-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158,MARATHON,FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier,FL 33070 Newsroom . .(305) 852-3216 Advertising . .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . . . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . . . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O.Box 500158) Marathon,FL 33050-0158 Newsroom . .(305) 743-5551 Advertising . .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-9586 Key West 2720-A N.Roosevelt Blvd. Overseas Market Key West,FL 33040 Newsroom . .(305) 296-6989 Advertising . .(305) 296-6989 Fax . . . . . .(305) 296-1287 E-mail keynoter@keynoter.com Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSFEA sues over performance payArguing against what it calls "unbridled discretion," the Florida Education Association has challenged part of the state's plans for carrying out a controversial 2011 law that includes teacher performance pay. The FEAand two teachers last week filed a challenge in the Division of Administrative Hearings, arguing that state education officials would overstep their legal authority in determining how school districts evaluate teachers. News Service of Florida 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 FREE Lunch FREE Gifts FREE Raffle FREE Entertainment FREE Exhibits FREE Demonstrations Annual Meeting & PicnicCORAL SHORES HIGH SCHOOLMM 89.9 Oceanside Saturday11 AM Registration Opens Live Musical Entertainment 1 PM Meeting Called to OrderRaffle to immediately follow 305.852.2431 € 800.858-8845 € www.FKEC.com Keynote Speaker : Ileana Ros-LehtinenFKEC MEETING FREE & OPEN TO ALL CO-OP MEMBERS SALE!! SALE!! In The Store € One-of-a-Kind Markdowns €Lamps € Furniture €Silk Flowers T r u c k l o a d o f A r t Spin the WheelGet a Deal!! S S A A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y O O N N L L Y Y A A P P R R I I L L 1 1 4 4 4801 Overseas HighwayMarathon305-743-2740Wed, Apr. 11 Sat, Apr 14 A t t h e W a r e h o u s e € Indoor & Outdoor Furniture €Accessories € Fabric ScrapsWAREHOUSE WAREHOUSEStarts StartsWejebe service is Sunday in DaniaAbig contingent from the Keys will likely head north on Sunday for a celebration of life for Jose Wejebe, the Summerland Key fishing guide and big-fish hunter known worldwide as the Spanish Fly. The International Game Fish Association hosts the memorial at 1:30 p.m. that day at its headquarters, 300 Gulf Stream Way in Dania Beach in eastern Broward County. Wejebe, who hosted "Spanish Fly," a saltwater fishing show on the Outdoor Channel and formerly ESPN, died when his kit plane plummeted into a field near the runway Friday shortly after takeoff from Everglades Airpark in Everglades City. Wejebe is the registered owner of the plane, according to Federal Aviation Administration records. TheNational Transportation Safety Board is investigating. Wejebe was born in Havana, Cuba in 1958. His family fled the island and Fidel Castro's dictatorship a few years later -after first taking asylum in the Swedish embassy -and settled in Miami, where he learned to fish the Keys, the Everglades and Biscayne Bay. He got his first boat, a Crosby skiff, when he was a teenager, and credits fishing legends Stu Apt, Flip Pallot and Lefty Kreh for encouraging him and sharpening his skills. "He was a very enthusiastic person," said Jim Sharpe, owner of Seaboots Charters on Summerland Key. "He was the ambassador to the Florida Keys, fished all over the world. He's known all over the world, from Australia to Cancun." Capt. Rob Harris, director of the Key West Fishing Tournament, met Wejebe in 2000 and recalls a man committed not only to fishing and catching big sportfish, but dedicated to using his knowledge to help others. Harris has a special memory of Wejebe reaching out to youth. "Years ago, right after I retired from the Navy (2003), I had a young man (Marshal) whose mother was in the Navy stationed here in Key West. His father was a Marine overseas (Iraq). Marsh idolized Jose. A meeting was set for them to have lunch together," Harris wrote. "Jose spent a long time talking fishing with Marshal and his mother, mostly with Marshal. That day is still the highlight for Marshal -older now, and in college out in Texas. Marshal is working on his captain's license. He can still recall the lessons Jose taught him: The fishing, importance of releasing fish and the importance of getting an education in something other than fishing. "When I heard the news about Jose, my first thoughts were of the family and friends. My next thought was of Marshal."Beloved fisherman dies in crashKeynoter StaffJOSE WEJEBE:1958-2012 WEJEBE

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ALL SALES FINAL 33% OFFENTIRE STOCK Ward likely to convene grand jury As an increasing number of Monroe County government officials are drawn into an evolving probe of how a former administrator possibly stole and sold at least $15,000 worth of county technology hardware, State Attorney Dennis Ward is prepping to turn the matter over to a grand jury. Former Technical Services Administrator Lisa Druckemiller, a 31-year employee, abruptly resigned on Feb. 24 after the allegations came to light and now the County Attorney's Office and State Attorney's Office are investigating. Assistant State Attorney Mark Wilson said this week he's trying to track down 36 iPhones and 12 iPads linked to Druckemiller. Ward said before a grand jury is put together to consider the matter, his office needs to complete work with AT&T's subpoena compliance staff and physically locate the devices. "We'll look at a lot of things criminal to see if those apply," he said, adding that he'd also review how an April 5, 2010, report issued by County Clerk Danny Kolhage served to bring to light the allegations or delay their discovery. The goal of that audit was to assess county telecommunications policy and procedures for cell phones issued to county employees through Druckemiller's office. Among the findings: "Technical Services does not maintain an inventory tracking system of county cellular phones purchased," and "there is not adequate separation of duties in the area of cellular telephones. Technical Services senior administrator handles most of the duties pertaining to cellular telephones." At the time of the audit, Kolhage reported the county owned 63 iPhones valued at $12,537. The report states the phones are purchased from AT&Tfor $199 each. He recommended much stricter controls. "I'm sure the grand jury is going to want to look at what Danny Kolhage recommended," Ward said, "and whether any of those things were put in place and if they were put in place, if they were instrumental in discovering the situation or was there lax supervisory oversight." "They'll look at a lot of administrative stuff and criminal stuff as well and then they'll write a report." On the administrative end, County Administrator Roman Gastesi has admitted to using cash to buy Apple products from Druckemiller. Assistant County Administrator Debbie Frederick says Druckemiller owes her thousands of dollars but Druckemiller denies that. County Commissioner George Neugent said he's trying to meet with Ward to express his concerns about the grand-jury option. "I would prefer that we handle it internally, very transparently, with someone who could gather all this information. If it rises to the criminal level, Dennis will deal with it, but to date the only one he felt rises to the criminal level is Druckemiller. So why wouldn't we do something much more expedient?"Neugent says that would go way too farBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comIPHONE/IPAD INVESTIGATIONThe county hired Druckemiller on June 30, 1980, and she was earning $75,489 annually when she retired. She resigned on Feb. 24, when the iPad/iPhone probe came to light, but said she left of her own volition. "It might have had to do with [the allegations], but the trust working for the county was broken and I didn't want to stay there. Two years ago [County Clerk Danny Kolhage] did an audit and there was nothing there," she said. The latest claim that Druckemiller ripped off Frederick for some $20,000 came to light during the ongoing State Attorney's Office probe into Druckemiller. "There's no truth to any of that. There's a lot of stuff I have to say that I have not said, and my lawyer has asked me not to talk," she said. Frederick told the Keynoter that Druckemiller did "get a hold of my credit card back in 2010," but declined to verify whether $20,000 is an accurate figure. She said she explained the situation to State Attorney's Office investigator Chris Weber. Asked whether Frederick's interview included allegations that Druckemiller stole $20,000 from Frederick via fraudulent credit card transactions, Assistant State Attorney Mark Wilson said, "That's right." But he declined to discuss specifics, saying only: "We're trying to determine who had these phones and how they got them." Frederick told the Keynoter Druckemiller used her credit card without permission for six to seven months before she canceled it. "It was totally personal in nature and had nothing to do with the county. I've kept it separate. Because of everything going on now, I think people are trying to prove a pattern," she said. Frederick said she doesn't recall how Druckemiller got hold of her credit card number but that the two had a "verbal agreement" for Druckemiller to repay her debt. She said Druckemiller paid her monthly installments up until she Druckemiller retired. "She was making me monthly payments, we had a verbal agreement. I believed in our friendship 100 percent," she said. "I did not report it because I really trusted her as a friend and felt bad." Frederick declined to discuss the nature of the charges made on her card. "Nothing that she charged on my credit card for those months would have led me to suspect she would do something similar for county use. It was a whole different issue," she said. But Druckemiller denied the allegation outright, and later said: "I don't understand why they're going there with personal stuff. That has absolutely nothing to do with the iPads." Frederick countered that "I have my credit card statements, absolutely, that say exactly what she did. [The State Attorney's Office] just didn't ask for it yet." Meanwhile, Kolhage is in the midst of another audit of the Technical Services Department, as well as helping with the State Attorney's Office investigation. "We won't issue any report until they're finished and they say it's OK to do so. I wouldn't want to compromise whatever they're doing," he said. Kolhage said the audit is taking a "wider view" of the department, including "the whole management and how it's been handled." "There's a statutory threshold of $1,000 before the items get recorded on the official fixed-assets inventory. These are under that, so we're looking at how they're being managed," he said. The investigation began when part-time Monroe County Fire Rescue administrative assistant Claudia Wilkerson noticed a charge for more than $800 for an iPad on the department's monthly AT&Tbill. Fire Chief Jim Callahan said it was charged to Capt. Steve Zavalney, who never received the device.No truth to any of that'From Investigation,1Aferred from the Homestead Correctional Institute to the Lowell Correctional Institute in Marion County (Gainesville). "We cannot discuss why she was moved as a privacy issue," Howard said. Acevedo, a former Monroe County School District administrator, pleaded guilty in 2010 to six felony charges of stealing more than $400,000 from the district when she worked there as coordinator of adult education. The theft came in the form of stolen cash and fraudulent credit-card purchases. Jones, who also presided over that case, ordered her eight-year prison sentence to be followed by 22 years of probation and payment of $413,012.43 in restitution. Acevedo, 44, is scheduled for release on March 20, 2018. Her husband Randy is serving three years probation for trying to cover up his wife's theft. He was superintendent when that happened, and in 2009 was removed from office by then-Gov. Charlie Crist.Acevedo to GainsvilleFrom Sawyer,1AStudent's death a big loss'Big Pine Key resident Emily Bunch died in an early Sunday morning car crash, reportedly while driving back to the Keys from Miami. The 17-year-old was a first-year student at Marathon High School, where she was a member of the junior varsity basketball team and took part in the college preparatory program Advancement Via Individual Determination, or AVID. "She was well loved and respected by her classmates. It's a big loss to the school," Principal Hammond Gracy said. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Bunch was driving a 1997 Acura southbound at mile marker 77 at 6:49 a.m. "For some unknown reason, [Bunch] traveled across the northbound lane and then onto the shoulder to the east of the roadway," the FHPsays. Bunch reportedly "sideswiped the tree line" with the car's left side and then struck a pair of trees with the "left front" of the car. Troopers say Bunch was wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred. Assistant Principal Wendy McPherson told the Keynoter that Marathon High provided counselors and Pastor Debra Maconaughey from St. Columba Episcopal Church visited with students. McPherson said the school plans to dedicate a memorial page to Bunch, a sophomore, in this year's yearbook. Acandle-lighting ceremony is being organized for Saturday at Sombrero Beach, McPherson said. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Vineyard Community Church on Big Pine. Bunch is the 11th person to die in a traffic fatality south of Florida City this year.Marathon High 17-year-old dies in crashBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comON U.S.1 GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 ing a pro-slots political campaign on behalf of the Flagler Dog Track while he served in the Florida House. Money paid by the dog track went to a marketing company run by two of Rivera's relatives. Track officials said they were dealing directly with Rivera. "Congressman Rivera is focused on several issues ... including improving our economy, creating jobs and bringing fiscal responsibility back to Washington," a Rivera campaign spokesman said. "Congressman Rivera has also been quite focused on preventing offshore oil drilling near Florida's southern coast and has introduced several pieces of legislation on this issue. He is quite sensitive to the environmental concerns raised by such drilling, particularly to environmentally-sensitive areas such as the Florida Keys." Romero Roses said herRivera gets an opponantFrom Congress,1A real-estate career "has given me perspective on how we need to be stewards of our fragile natural resources that need tender, loving care." "I also understand the importance of tourism in the economy and need the need for balance," she said. The Florida Democratic Party attempted to recruit former Miami-Dade County Mayor Alex Penelas for the District 26 race, which irked state Rep. Luis Garcia, who planned to run. Garcia decided to run for local office, and Penelas stayed out of the race. RIVERA ROMERO ROSES

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Opinion & EditorialWednesday,April 11,2012 Florida Keys Keynoter 4A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: keynoter@keynoter.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Melanie Elder . . . . . . . . . . .Marketing Director Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2012 Keynoter Publishing Co. EDITORIALTighten up spill responseLETTERS TO THE EDITORProtect us from crocsI, like many others, was heartstruck when I read about the 10-foot croc killing that poor dog March 22 in Key Largo. What sickened and frightened me most was that it was not a dog swimming in the canal it was a dog that was afraid of the water and was up on a dock 3 feet high in its own backyard, minding its own business, and was viciously attacked grabbed head first into the water. Most experts agree that this was not normal American crocodile behavior. They are typically more reclusive and shy. Well, obviously this one didn't read the memo and has proven to not be the norm. It was a totally aggressive attack. I've heard they are going to try to relocate him, but they cannot take him north, like up by Cape Sable in the Everglades, because the croc might challenge the other ones there and get into a fight. They can only move him to the Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge here in Key Largo. And even if they were able to take him to the cape, their homing capabilities are real good and they usually come back. They've even tried placing magnets on them to diminish their homing skills, to no avail. I understand the species is rare and protected, but how far do we go to protect a particular croc when it has proven to be aggressive, and a killer? If a beloved family dog bites (not kills), it is taken from the owners and put down. The croc is a reptile not part of one's family. If a rare and protected Florida panther all of a sudden went berserk and started attacking people in Everglades City, would we relocate it or shoot it? Something needs to be done. They won't put the croc up by other ones in the cape, the Everglades, because it's too dangerous. It may cause a fight and another croc to die. Shall we wait until a small child dies here or another beloved family pet? Sure, we can put up fences. There's already one up along my ramp since last week, protecting my angel (black lab, 70 pounds). But what about when you're loading your kids into the boat on your dock and the croc jumps up again? Kitty Meinecke Key Largo Thursday's agency exercise will show just how ready the Keys are to respond to oil disasterOn Thursday, U.S. Coast Guard officers and Keysbased agency representatives will gather for a practice run at responding to an offshore oil spill. These tabletop exercises are referred to as theoretical, since the idea is to test the communications, operations, equipment and manpower needed should such an environmental disaster actually take place. Coast Guard Sector Key West spearheads the Florida Keys Area Contingency Plan, which draws on expertise from 20 federal, state and local agencies, along with some nonprofit groups. Thursday's theoretical emergency involves an oil leak coming from a deepwater drilling platform in the Florida Straits. Only the word "theoretical" takes on new meaning now that Cuba has begun deepwater oil exploration in the Florida Straits within 70 miles of Key West. This won't be just a desktop exercise. Instead, a support vessel, drum skimmers and a temporary storage barge will be part of the test. Capt. Pat DeQuattro, commander of Coast Guard Sector Key West, said he's "eager for this exercise to test our new plans and to include additional feedback from our local partner agencies." Last year, a tabletop exercise was conducted but that was before Spanish oil company Repsol moved its high-tech drilling platform off Cuba's northern coastline. Florida's senior U.S. senator, Bill Nelson, has been fighting a losing battle in Congress to apply tougher penalties on foreign oil companies directly responsible for spills that pollute U.S. territory. That legislation, which he co-authored with U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), would lift the $75 million liability cap, which shielded oil companies under federal law passed in 1990 after the Exxon Valdez spill. Nelson argued on the Senate floor last December that "any delay in spill mitigation" could prove disastrous for Florida's environment and tourism-dependent economy. "If there is a spill there, we could lose part of the Everglades, or the Keys, or the coral reefs, or our fishing industry, our tourism and jobs," he said. You may recall that Nelson and U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) pushed BPto release underwater video of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Scientists studying the live video concluded the oil flow contaminating the Gulf was more than 10 times greater than first reported by BP. Eventually, the Deepwater Horizon spill dumped an estimated 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. So when you wonder about the risks to the Florida Keys from a "theoretical" emergency just off our coast, it's real, not pretend. The big question hopefully to be answered with Thursday's test will be: Can we scale up the resources needed to respond effectively in a real emergency? Tag,track crocodilesRegarding the crocodile attacking the dog in Key Largo on March 22, thanks for reporting this story and for taking the time to add so much detail. Just the other day, there was a 10-foot croc sunning across from our house some 40 feet away from the edge of our dock on my neighbor's small boat ramp. It has become more frequent over the years to see crocs in our Key Largo canals. We are now seeing crocs daily and at different times throughout the day and night. The perception these animals are shy and will avoid being out in the open and seen may have been true in the past, but is hardly the case anymore. I have had one come up to swimmers right outside my house, and while it may have only been curious, it was the scariest experience of these people's lives. I have a 4-year-old and a 7-yearold who lie on my dock with outstretched arms and bait nets, catching fish and crabs for fun. On any given weekend, we can have six kids all around the same age all playing around the dock, enjoying a typical Florida Keys weekend. After this incident, it would be foolish of me to allow them to continue, and I won't. Equally foolish is to allow these apex predators to swim freely around our backyards assuming they will not bother anyone simply because it hasn't happened yet, hoping no one will get bitten, attacked or killed. On any given weekend, there are dozens of renters from all over the world swimming with their small children in our canals, unaware of the danger this might pose. Often, I find myself warning them of the crocs, as my conscience doesn't allow me to ignore the possibility of someone getting bit, or at the very least frightened, when one should appear. The solution is to warn the public of the possibility of getting bit. We need to establish a better network of communication, sharing information and reporting and documenting incidents, so that rather than quote someone about 25 years of no incidents, share this as the second, third or fourth dog attack. If we cannot euthanize the animal, then let's tag and track it. If we tag every one of the crocs found in the area, then we will know if there are just a few, or if there are dozens. Ralph Hernandez Key Largo Take your litter awayGrassy Key is a calm, beautiful community with safe streets away from heavy traffic. We who live here do not mind sharing our streets with bicyclists, joggers and walkers. We would, however, appreciate it if you could please carry along with you a plastic bag to dispose of your bottles and cans that contain your water and power drinks instead of throwing the containers on the ground. Thank you. Barbara Ward Grassy KeyThank a volunteerExceptional people, extraordinary heart. That's the theme of this year's National Volunteer Week (April 1521), and I can't think of better words to describe the members of the Mariners Hospital Auxiliary. These men and women unselfishly give of themselves and their hearts to benefit Mariners Hospital. The auxiliary is 174 members strong. Last year, members donated 13,687 hours. During the first three months of this year, they contributed almost 3,000 hours throughout the hospital. They donate their time in every department and to every hospital event. They bring their smiles and comfort to patients. They assist at the community health fair, help in dietary services and greet people in the Tassell Building. They run the gift shop, lend a hand in Imaging Services and support the nurses on the hospital floors and in the Emergency Department. On behalf of Mariners Hospital, I extend a very special thank you to our many volunteers. They are an exceptional group of people. Rick Freeburg, CEO Mariners Hospital TavernierHeartfelt appreciationMy heartfelt thanks go to the Islamorada community and the countless unsung heroes who were instrumental in replacing my work computer after my recent office break-in. Without their generosity, rapid response and the outpouring of support from this wonderful community, I cannot imagine what I would be doing today. I would like to mention a special thanks to the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce (Judy Hull and staff), Sylvie Coeurjoly and Barnaby Rich, who took the reins and made things happen. Being your hometown printer has long been my dream, so it is an absolute joy to go to work for you every day. You opened your hearts to me in my time of need and I will forever be grateful. Sandy Santiago IslamoradaVote for peaceI just read John Donnelly's letter to the editor. I am very impressed with his letter and could not agree more with several points he made, one being the dumbing down of the electorate in our country. My point is how idiotic many voters are in electing those who advocate wars and nation-building and radical views in this modern age. Our country has been greatly harmed by wars we have not won and never should have been in to begin with, and the costs of these wars is never really paid for when we see what happens to our young men and women who return and need help they don't often get. We have lost the idea of what a war is these days. Awar is won when the enemy is totally wiped out like was the case with Germany and Japan. In today's world, we think success is with a surge or leaving a few thousand troops in the enemy country to act as a police force once we have control. Our country will continue to suffer as long as we continue to elect leaders who are so willing to go to war, bomb other nations and support dictators. John Donnelly's letter was one of the best letters to the editor I have ever read and I am thankful for it's publication. Frank Simmons Delray BeachPopham stepping down as council chairmanThe chairman of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council gives up the gavel next Tuesday after a seven-year term. "It's been an honor to be able to serve as chairman this long but it's time to bring in fresh leadership," Bruce Popham said. Popham, owner of the Marathon Boat Yard Marine Center, will remain the boating industry's voting representative on the 20-seat advisory council for the 2,900square-mile marine sanctuary. Election for a new chairman will be held Tuesday at the council's regular meeting at the Marathon Government Center. The vice chairman, Tavernier resident Ken Nedimyer of the Coral Restoration Foundation, is the sole person nominated so far to take over the chairmanship. "Bruce brought a variety of leadership qualities and a wealth of business experience to his role as chairman," said Billy Causey, U.S. regional director for the National Marine Sanctuaries Program. "He has represented the boating industry in an extremely professional way," Causey said. "His experience with boats and the marine industry has helped our staff better understand that segment of the community." While the board technically has no direct authority over sanctuary policies or regulations, sanctuary staff and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration usually pay close heed to its recommendations and opinions. "Management does listen to us, and the council really makes a difference in what goes on," Popham said. "It's brightened my opinion of how things work at the government level." The Keys advisory council was the first established to help oversee a national marine sanctuary, and served as a model for all councils now in place at all 13 U.S. marine sanctuaries. "The council itself is the driving force. The board has been open and committed to transparency in the process," Popham said. "All I did was provide leadership." After a contentious sometimes acrimonious process to create the first set of regulations and marine notake areas in the Keys sanctuary in the mid-1990s, controversies over the sanctuary have been scarce in recent years. "I think that's because the process is so transparent," Popham said. "Some issues have provided a bit of work for us. Alot of times, it comes down to a little misunderstanding." He said the sanctuary has been able to make strides in three areas adopted as critical during his tenure: Ecosystem restoration, improving water quality and public outreach. Popham wants to keep his council seat since the sanctuary has started a multi-year process to update the management plan, which may include changes to regulations or marine zones. "We've worked hard to get to this point," Popham said. "We want to get feedback from the community on what they want to see." "Everybody asks Bruce to do things so I'm excited that he's staying on our council, too," Sanctuary Superintendent Sean Morton said. "He taught me a lot about how this council works." Popham spent most of his youth in Florida before embarking on a corporate career that took him around the country. Aliveaboard for a decade, he moved to the Keys in 1997 and purchased the Marathon Boat Yard a year later. He's married to Sherry, who works with him. "We love to spend time on the water cruising, fishing and snorkeling," Popham said.Nedimyer likely to take over next TuesdayNATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY Keynoter photo by LARRY KAHNBruce Popham has had three priorities during his chairmanship:Ecosystem restoration,improving water quality and public outreach.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com

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Wednesday,April 11,2012 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com Documents Required for VPK Registration: Proof of Child's Age(Examples: Original birth certificate, certificate of baptism, passport, immunization record)AND Proof of Parent/Guardian's Residency (Physical Address not P.O. Box)(Examples: utility bill, bank statement, pay stub, government document)Child's Social Security Number Requested (If Available)Please call 296-5557 or 809-5000 with any questions regarding required documents and/or registration. Or visit the Early Learning Coalitions VPK HELP WEBSITEat www.vpkhelp.org .Important Notice: Parents are encouraged to register early to receive the Certificate of Eligibility. Enrollment at a specific school is 1st come1st served (as space is available) or by lottery. Check with your school of choice for the date the Certificate of Eligibility will be accepted. School Year 2012-2013 VPK Registration Sites: Tavernier Wesley House Family Services, 175 Wrenn St. (beside Coral Shores High School, MM 89) Saturday, April 14th € 9:00 am 1:00 pm Marathon Holiday Inn Express, 13201 Overseas Hwy., (MM 54 Oceanside) Saturday, April 14th € 3:00 pm 5:00 pmOn-going registration for the School Year Program will be conducted at all Wesley House office locations beginning Monday, April 16th from 9:00am 4:00pm: Monday Friday (Key West and Tavernier) € Tuesday and Thursday (Marathon) *Evening hours available by appointmentRegister your 4-Year old for Floridas Free Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) School Year Program540 instructional hour program to begin August 2012Offered at approved public and private provider locations Keys-wideChild must be 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2012 Leslie Leopold 305-942-0215 Exceptional Properties... Exceptional Service! American Caribbean Real Estatewww.MyFloridaKeysProperties.com BP Oil Spill Settlement AnnouncedThe Plaintiffs' Steering Committee (PSC) spearheading the litigation surrounding the 2010 BP Gulf Oil Spill recently announced that a settlement in principle has been reached with BP that will fully compensate hundreds of thousands of victims of the tragedy. The settlement is to be fully funded by BP, with no cap on the amount BP will pay. BP is obligated to fully satisfy all eligible claims under the terms of the Court supervised settlement, irrespective of the funds previously set aside.Contact our Law Firm about your business and rental losses from the Oil SpillCampbell & Malafy10887 Overseas Highway Suite #201 Marathon, FL 33050 Office: (305)743-2492 Fax: (305)743-2432email: rmalafy@msn.comwww.campbellandmalafy.com BusinessReport: 100 million TVs will be Web-connected by 2016Soon, the living room TV will become as hyper-connected as the people watching it. Anew report from researcher NPD In-Stat predicts that 100 million homes in North America and Western Europe will own television sets that blend traditional programs with Internet content by 2016. These new hybrid devices, capable of displaying interactive content related to TVshows, are a bid to hold the viewer's attention in a devicecluttered world. "The TVpeople figured out nobody's just watching TV anymore," said Gerry Kaufhold, NPD In-Stat's digital entertainment research director. "They're watching TVwith a tablet or a smartphone or a laptop in their hands. They've completely lost control." Indeed, more than 60 percent of viewers check their email or surf the Web while watching TV, according to Nielsen's 2011 consumer usage report. Programmers realize they need to do something to draw the viewer's eyes back to the TVscreen "The level of engagement with the TVshow goes down unless you've got something on the handheld device that ties them back to the TVshow, somehow," Kaufhold said. Atablet application developed for Simon Cowell's reality series "The X Factor" synchronizes the device with the singing competition and allows viewers to rate performances, vote and interact with other fans. "Two things are starting to percolate in the television industry," Kaufhold said. "First is the awareness that it's not just about the big screen anymore. You've got to get something to these second screens. Second is how can we control as much of the screen real estate as possible." Kaufhold pointed to a European connected TVstandard (known as Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) as a bellwether of things to come in North America. Broadcaster France Televisions will use the new hybrid standard during the French Open, which begins in May. Tennis fans can push a single button on their remote controls to bring up an interactive screen that will display real-time scores of other matches, bios of tournament players and news, photos and Twitter streams describing the action.Expert:Nobody's just watching TV anymore'McClatchy-Tribune TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS BRIEFS Poll:Americans split on bailoutsThe public is far more supportive of the auto industry bailouts than the government's decision to bail out distressed financial giants in 2009, according to a Harris poll released last week. About 45 percent of those polled said the federal government's decision to extend more than $77 billion in emergency loans and bankruptcy financing to General Motors and Chrysler in 2009 "helped" the economy, according to the online poll conducted by market research firm Harris Interactive between March 12 and 19. Harris surveyed 2,451 adults and found that about 29 percent of Americans say the auto bailouts "hurt" the economy. About 5 percent were unsure. Some 23 percent of Americans say the bank bailouts helped the economy, while 48 percent said the bailouts hurt the economy and 6 percent were unsure, according to the poll. About 15 percent of Americans said insurance industry bailouts helped the economy, while 42 percent said they hurt and 9 percent were unsure. McClatchy-Tribune

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KeysNet.com Keynoter 6A Wednesday,April 11,2012 Peary Court under contract, according to attorneyKEY WESTCounty, FEMA urge veto of permit billIt's rare to see Monroe County and the Florida Emergency Management Agency agree on anything these days. But both are urging Gov. Rick Scott to veto House Bill 503, which could put all of Florida out of compliance with National Flood Insurance Program regulations and result in suspension from the program. In a March 30 letter to Scott, FEMARegion IV Administrator Major May voices concern with a section of the bill that "may not require as a condition of processing or issuing a development permit that an applicant obtain a permit or approval from any state or federal agency." The bill passed unanimously in the House, 112-0, on Feb. 23, and again in the Senate, 40-0, on March 8. In an April 3 letter to the Florida congressional delegation, Shillinger explains that FEMAcontends the bill conflicts with its regulations. The county is responsible for determining whether some 50,000 parcels of land contain threatenedor endangered-species habitat. The mandate is part of a December 2010 settlement between the federal government and environmental groups that sued FEMAand the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1990. The suit claimed that allowing flood insurance in threatened or endangered-species habitat violates the Endangered Species Act. "In short, under the settlement, FEMAis conditioning the county's further participation in the NFIPon the county incorporating conditions developed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service into the county's building permits," Chief Assistant County Attorney Bob Shillinger wrote to the congressional delegation. "That process would be rendered unlawful should the governor sign HB 503 into law," he said. "Given the unanimous vote in both houses of the Florida Legislature, it seems highly unlikely that the governor would veto this bill. Our repeated attempts to carve out an exception for the county under a variety of approaches were unsuccessful," Shillinger wrote in a March 9 e-mail to Monroe County commissioners and county staff. FEMAsays 459 communities in Florida participate in the NFIP, with a total of 2.06 million policies and $471 billion worth of flood coverage. According to Scott's website, House Bill 503 has not been presented to him for approval. He'll have 15 days to make a decision once it is.FLOOD INSURANCEWeekley hears Caroline Street concernsKey West City Commissioner Jimmy Weekley on Thursday will host a public session designed to let Caroline Street area residents and business owners weigh in on several pending infrastructure projects. The District 1 community meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Ferry Terminal, 100 Grinnell St. Weekley put the workshop together in response to concerns brought up by an ad-hoc group calling themselves the Concerned Citizens of Caroline Corridor. The Caroline Street Corridor Tax Increment Fund, the source of the available funding, gets money every year for allocation into infrastructure for the Old Town neighborhood, including the neighboring bight. Beginning in 1996, city officials created the Community Redevelopment Agency to oversee the Key West Bight, Caroline Street Corridor, Trumbo Road and on the other side of town parts of Bahama Village that had all were declared blighted. With that designation, 1996 became the baseline. Any tax revenue generated based on the increase in property values above that baseline is collected and then reinvested in the area through the TIF. The Key West City Commission on Feb. 22 divvied up $720,000 in annual TIF dollars, giving $670,000 to road enhancements for Caroline Street and Trumbo Road. "They question some of the stuff about road improvements," Weekley said of the resident group, "and how those are going to be made whether or not there should be speed bumps placed on the road and stop signs placed at the intersections." Among recommendations the group expressed in a letter to Weekley and City Planner Don Craig: The street should stay two-way; improve storm drainage; repair sidewalks; resurface the road; upgrade lighting; and install four-way stops at the intersections of Caroline and Elizabeth streets and Caroline and Margaret streets. Also in the mix is a plan from developer Pritam Singh to transform the vacant site of the former Jabour's Trailer Court and failed Watermark condo development into a 96room, two-story hotel with a design similar to his Banana Bay development on North Roosevelt Boulevard. Plans for the project will go through a number of city reviews including "There will be some impacts of that project to Caroline Street," Weekley said, "and that's some of the issues they're wanting to address now also. How is that going to impact what we're wanting to do and how is what we're wanting to do going to impact what [Singh is] doing?"They mostly center on the roadworkBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WESTBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comIt would put county at risk of suspension As of Monday, the Peary Court neighborhood in Key West is under contract for sale to a private development company, according to an attorney working on the deal for the U.S. Navy's housing partner, Southeast Housing LLC. Southeast is part of Balfour Beatty Communities, which develops and manages housing for the U.S. Navy. David Paul Horan, Southeast's Key West-based counsel, confirmed the 157-unit Old Town neighborhood is under contract with White St. Partners LLC but said details such as a purchase price are still being worked out. "It has not been closed," Horan said. "It's just under a type of contract where we can work with them towards getting it ready to close on the sale. It could be months from now." White St. Partners LLC comprises Miami real estate moguls Paulo Melo and Nelson Stabile, and Everett Atwell, former CEO of the Cortex Cos. Cortex developed the Harbor House, Kings Pointe Marina, Sailfish Club and Conch Harbor Marina in Key West; the Fiesta Key KOA; and Anglers Reef in Islamorada. In 2008, Cortex defaulted on a $39 million loan intended to finance the purchase and renovation of the Playa Crystal resort in Key Largo. In the mid2000s, Cortex bought up the former Jabour's Trailer Court on Caroline Street in Key West with ambitions of developing multimillion-dollar condos, which ultimately fell apart. The lot still sits vacant except for one model unit. Developer Pritam Singh is working to develop a 96-room hotel on the property. Last year, the Navy said it would sell the gated Peary Court, situated between White Street and Palm Avenue. City staff is still working out potential zoning designations for the neighborhood, along with other land-use rules that could guide future use of the property. Also at stake is whether the Key West City Commission will mandate that 30 percent of the Peary Court units be designated as affordable for income-eligible residents.Sale of Navy land could be months awayBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com

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Coral Shores High's baseball Hurricanes stepped to the plate and went 3-for-3 in games last week, but that was then. "This week is rough," assistant coach Jeff Meyers said at Monday practice while helping prepare the Canes for games against District 16-4Afoes Gulliver Prep today and Key West High School on Friday. After Thursday's home 10-5 win over Ransom Everglades, the Canes improved to 13-7-1 overall and 9-0-1 in the South Florida Baseball Conference. But Coral Shores is 0-4 in state District 16-2Agames, which pairs the Upper Keys school with traditional powerhouses Gulliver Prep (9-2) and Key West, plus current district leader St. Brendan (12-4). "We're not done yet," Meyers said. "We've got a pretty good team and we've played both Gulliver and Key West close this year." Today's game at Gulliver starts at 4:30 p.m. The Conchs visit the Canes for a 7 p.m. Friday start at Founders Park in Islamorada. Against Ransom (2-15), the Canes scored five runs in the third inning and owned a 10-2 edge going into the seventh before the Raiders took advantage of relief pitching to draw a little closer. Danny Wallangk threw five innings of one-hit ball against Ransom for the mound decision. Freshman Daryl Chou filled in at second base and delivered two hits for the Hurricane lineup, which was nicked by injuries and academic commitments. Erick Enriquez at shortstop anchored a solid defensive effort and added two hits. First baseman Josh Sands and outfielder Kalen Carter also had two Hurricane hits each. "If we're going to have a shot at Gulliver and Key West, we've got to be able to hit the ball with them, and avoid mistakes," Meyers said. Wallangk is expected to get the pitching start against Key West. Brandon Joyce, who threw a complete game three-hitter in an April 2 win over Marathon, will pitch against the Dolphins again in the South Florida Conference semifinal, played Monday at Miami Country Day. Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,APRIL 11,2012 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 4B Police Torch run Law enforcement agencies come together Friday for the annual Torch Run for Special Olympics.Story, 2B Queen'recrowned The African Queen,'star of the Humphrey Bogart movie of the same name,is cruising Keys waters again.Story, 2B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyleDespite loss,Conchs win at MarlinsCarrying pillows, wearing shorts and headed toward a dream come true, the Key West High baseball team boarded a yellow school bus just after 8 Monday morning outside Rex Weech Field. Destination: Marlins Park, 160 miles due east into the sun. The Conchs had been invited by the Miami Marlins to play Archbishop McCarthy in the Field of Dreams Invitational, part of the stadium's grand-opening events. "This is a business trip," bus driver Judd Wise said to the players before pulling away. "You guys need to start playing some real baseball." Aradio was tuned to classic rock, and over it, Neil Young sang, "Hey hey, my my, rock and roll will never die." "I feel like a little kid. I didn't sleep last night," coach Miguel Menendez said as the bus lurched up U.S. 1. "I never had a chance to play on a big-league field. These kids, they try to hide their excitement." Nineteen players were on the bus. "First, we're going to try to win the game," Menendez said. "Then I'm going to try to play as many as I can." About noon, the bus stopped at the Dolphin Mall, where the players ate lunch. Then it continued up the Dolphin Expressway, past the sprawling Miami airport, and someone shouted, "There it is!" The new stadium, off to the right in the middle distance, loomed like a huge white UFO. In front of it were the Spanish-tiled roofs of Little Havana; behind it, the Miami skyline. As the bus pulled up to the towering structure, assistant coach Dexter Butler, a former Conch player, said, "These kids are spoiled rotten. This is awesome." "It looks pretty special," agreed catcher Darren Miller. The players, walking in on the first game, were taken to an enclosed area behind the right-field wall where they looked out at the sun-Squad falls to McCarthy in a shutoutBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter contributorKEY WEST BASEBALL Photo by BERT BUDDEThe Conchs'Tommy Ruffennach slams into the left-field wall on a double by Archbishop McCarthy. See Conchs,2BBend a rod in memory of JoseThe fishing community lost one of its finest with the passing of Jose Wejebe on Friday. Through his TVshow, "Spanish Fly," Jose brought worldwide attention to the Florida Keys, inspiring anglers from near and far to visit and experience our magnificent ecosystem and incomparable fishing. He'll be greatly missed. Jose died in a plane crash following a day of doing what he enjoyed most sharing his passion for fishing. With him in mind, we urge you to get out on the water and pursue your passion. Head straight to the reef, where the bite is excellent. There are loads of yellowtail snapper of all sizes, and they're pretty much in any depth as long as there's current. They're biting aggressively as they prepare for their annual spawn. Larger mangrove snapper in the 4to 5-pound class are showing in catches with regularity. And of course, plenty of grouper. Just remember to throw them back until the season opens on May 1. We're also seeing more and larger mutton snapper mingling in the slicks with the tails. So it pays to be ready with slightly heavier tackle 15to 20-pound test. To attract their attention, drift back larger chunks of ballyhoo than you would for yellowtails. The wrecks and artificial reefs are also giving up a fair bounty of muttons. Those fishing with larger live baits will have lots of jack crevalle and amberjack bending their rods and testing their strength. Offshore, the dolphin are increasingly more reliable. Typically we see some of the largest specimens of the year caught now through the beginning of May. There are also some blackfin tuna and wahoo interspersed among the dolphin schools. So if you're willing to put in the time and spend the fuel, a trip offshore is definitely worthwhile. Tarpon fishing at the bridges and in Key West Harbor improves with each passing day as more of the silver kings are arriving on their annual spawning trek.The week's bestCapt. T.J. Yzenas, of Island Lure Charters out of Captain Hook's Marina in Marathon, took his groups to the reef for the great yellowtail bite. He had anglers from New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Indiana, Georgia, Tampa and Holland, who all came back to the dock with big catches of yellowtail from 16 to 24 inches. Capt. Larry Bell and mate Alex Bell, of Blue Magic Charters in Marathon, hosted three employees of the Turkey Point power plant in Homestead. They fished in 160 feet of water and caught three mutton snapper andReef remains solid spot for yellowtailingChris Johnson Captain'sColumn Chris DeSantis and his sons,from New Jersey,show their limit of yellowtail and mangrove snapper caught with SeaSquared Charters.FISHING THE FLORIDA KEYS The Lady Hurricane tennis players scored a decisive 6-1 win in Friday's tiebreaker against St. Brendan, sending the Coral Shores High School squad to the regional tournament as District 162Arunner-up. "This is very exciting for us," head coach Blake Fry said. "We've had five previous second-place [district] finishes in my tenure, however, not since [the Florida High School Athletic Association] changed the state series to include moving the second-place teams into a regional." After freshman No. 1 Erica Williams dropped an 8-4 match against St. Brendan, No. 2 Ellie Leopold and No. 3 Savannah Koval each rolled to 8-2 wins. The Lady Sabres then conceded to No. 4 Katie Fry and No. 5 Kelsey Thiele, and forfeited the doubles matches. "To take second place in one of the toughest districts in the state is a huge accomplishment," Coach Fry said, noting that perennial District 16-2Atitlist Gulliver Prep fields a full lineup of stateranked players. Coral Shores travels Tuesday to District 15-2A winner Alonzo Mourning High School. "Our girls have played great all year and we'll be ready," Fry said.They polish off St.Brendan in tournamentCORAL SHORES TENNISBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com Contributed photoCoral Shores'girls tennis squad advances to its first state regional Tuesday after winning the district runner-up spot. The team includes (back from left) head coach Blake Fry, Katie Fry,Kelsey Thiele,Savannah Koval,Ellie Leopold and assistant coach Kelly Sereikas;and (front) Erica Williams.Canes go to 13-7-1 on the diamondConference play solid, not districtCORAL SHORES BASEBALLDespite a slow start, Key West High School senior Clive Georges ran a personal-best 10.85 seconds in the 100-meter dash to finish ninth at Friday's Florida Relays in Gainesville. Levonte Whitfield of Orlando Jones High won the event in 10.21. Georges, whose previous best was 10.86, is second on the Conchs'all-time list in the event, behind Ran Carthon, who had a time of 10:48 in 1998. "I fully expect him to beat that record, and I'm surprised he hasn't gotten it yet," said Key West coach Dave Perkins. Georges also finished sixth in the triple jump with a leap of 45 feet 2 inches. Milers Tristin Milliken and Brock Guzman both turned in person bests Milliken in 5 minutes, 52 seconds to finish 32nd and Guzman in 4:49 to finish 51st. Both hold the Conch sophomore record in the 1600. Other Conchs who competed at the relays included Nelson Morgan, who was 36th in the 1600 (5:58); Marlee Gil, 47th in the 800 (2:40); Lindsay Cowpland, 13th in the discus (104-8); Aeschton Tomita, 49th in the 3200 (10:45); and Shelisa Page, who was 59th out of 81 entrants in the 100 (13.11). The girls 100 was won by Shayla Sanders of Boyd Anderson High in 11.49. The Conchs will compete in today's District 16-2A meet, which begins at 10:30 at Belen Jesuit in Miami.Georges sets a personal best in 100 meterConch places 9th in Gainesville at Florida RelaysKEY WEST TRACKSee Fishing,2B By DICK WAGNERKeynoter contributorCanes head to regional

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three amberjack using 20pound spin tackle. The SeaSquared spent the pre-Easter holiday week hosting many families, both new to us and repeat customers. We fished on the reef and in the bay, and our anglers caught mangrove and yellowtail snapper, sea trout and sharks.Casting contestCapt. Spider's Casting for Charity takes place Thursday at Salty's Waterfront Grill, located at the 7 Mile Marina, mile marker 47.5 bayside in Marathon. The fun contest runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and will benefit the Marathon High School Maritime Scholarship. 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.SeaSquaredCharters.com. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday,April 11,2012 At Beautiful Rainbow Bend Resort€ Mile Marker 58,Grassy Key Reservations 289-1554€ Credit Cards Accepted The only thing we overlook is the ocean.ŽOpen 7 days a week € Dinner 4:30 10pm € Breakfast 7:30 10am Rack of Lamb Tender...delicious... A hint of rosemary… LAttitudes review Feb. 1, 2002Casual,Gourmet Dining Sunset Dinner SpecialNo w only $15.95per personMust be seated by 5:15 7 nights a week(except holidays)4:30 5:15 pm Call for Easter Reservations ACROSS 1Gust 6Hands'partner 12Renowned Roman 18Ball play 19"The Silver ___" 20Baseball official 21Rushed about wildly 22Stadium thrill 23Irritated 24Greenery-covered 25First, second, third 26Jewish month 28Fact collection 29Bristle-like part 30Ants in your ___ 31Little, in Lille 33Chemical suffix 34Leftovers 36Captains'counterparts 38CafŽ alternative 41Surfeit 42Cut 43A.k.a. 47Be indisposed 48Cobb et al 49Overlooks 50Am. League team 52Chopin works 54Room 55Tipper 56"L'amour ___" 57Hits hard 58Florida resort 59Pitching mounds: Slang 60Bad boy 61Pen point 62Series events 64Portuguese coin 65Do arithmetic 66Invents 68Praying figure 69Cheat 71Mr. Gershwin 72Pitcher's aim 73Defaces 74Greek poet 75New Jersey college 77Distrust 78Criticize 79Conceit 80Great golfer 81Tito followers 82See 12 Across 83Soak, as flax 84Prayer books 87Skittish steeds 89Clips 92Sweetheart 93Foundations 94Bereavement 98French friend 99Debatable 100Rustic roads 101Columbus's ship 102Two___ 104Play periods 107Boston team 108Forever: Poet. 109Nautical distance 110Baseball uniform part 111The Dog Star 112Bridge holding 113Species: Fr. DOWN 1Atlanta baseballer 2Boundary line 3Seem 4Eskimo asset 5Ball star Williams 6Apparitions 7Incapacitates 8Mexican cheers 9Man: Latin 10Small shield 11See 81 Down 12Clergyman 13Love, in Latin 14___ center 15"DaVinci Code" antagonist 16Sports venue 17Fortification 18Baseball great Speaker 19Frank ___ of 36 Down 25Torments 27Fans'roar 30Double ___ 31Parisian verse maker 32Highest notes 33European capital city 35Park in Colorado 36National League team 37___ and Penates 38Oriental measure 39Baseball strategy 40Make clear 42Diminutive 44Team player 45Contemporary times 46Kind of kitchen 49Unlucky stones 50Breakfast item 51Abaseball, e.g. 53Society girl 54Scrutinizes 55Wooded valleys 58Final notices 59Intelligent 63Men of Jiddah 64Baseball score 65Melodies 66Campus women 67Possessive 69___ Leagues 70Equine gait 73Pitiful 74Heads 76Interstices 77Game animal 78Poker holdings 81Politician 82Wisconsin product 85Idolizes 86Mr. Durocher 87Common base hit 88Between curve and fastball 89Ruth, et al 90Fine fiddle 91Detroit baseballer 93Extreme fear 95Beginning 96Hot ___ league 97___ -Coburg 99Food list 100Capital city of Peru 101Hair: It. 103Gypsy's horse 105Born 106Girl's nickname 107Web feed format Observer crossword puzzle Anyone for Baseball? "Solution in the April 14 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the April 7 puzzle.shiny scene gleaming blue seats rising sharply toward a light-blue sky, bright limegreen walls and the sevenstory Red Grooms'home-run sculpture, a psychedelic triangle composed of blue marlins, lime palm trees, pink flamingos and a golden sun. The stadium's roof was open. "Look at the TVs," right fielder Matt Chelekis said above an organ playing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." "It's crazy! So many seats." The Conchs were soon led along the field-level concourse that was redolent with new-stadium smell. Under fluorescent lights, huge water pipes and fiber-optic cables, they entered an area of batting cages through a door that read "Visiting Clubhouse." (The clubhouse itself was off-limits.) After a half hour of hitting, the team, now in gray uniforms with red pinstripes, walked into a dugout that days before had held the world-champion St. Louis Cardinals. Menendez noticed there were rules, including, "Grass sidelines are off-limits" and, "Anyone chewing seeds in the bullpen must use a spit cup." At 4 o'clock, the game began, the 7-12 Conchs against defending state champion McCarthy before clusters of fans of each team. Miller took a third strike and Chris Varela and Chelekis went down swinging. Before the game would end, 16 Conchs would strike out and only one ball a fly-out by Michael Abreu would be hit out of the infield. An array of Maverick pitchers would combine for a no-hitter. But the Conchs, with pitcher Chris Garcia ringing up his own strikeouts, hung in until the bottom of the fourth when the Mavericks took a 3-0 lead. Brian Gonzalez led off with a double that Tommy Ruffenach, way out in the left-field sun, tried to track before he crashed into the wall. It was 4-0 after five, and the game began to wind down. Menendez put in the reserves he got to use 17 players. In the top of the seventh, Ruffennach sat with an ice bag on his knee and watched Zack Hughes strike out to end the game. The final was 7-0. Sinatra and the Beatles boomed over the p.a. system as the Conchs changed back into their shorts. "I couldn't believe I was out there," first baseman Hugo Valdez said, gazing out at the shaded field. It was after 6. Fish swam contentedly in their tanks behind home plate. Menendez smiled and said, "We may never get this opportunity again ... but you never know." Later, back on the bus, the radio was on again. "If I have those golden dreams of my yesterday," Bad Company appropriately sang as the low sun raced the bus down the turnpike. Adream fulfilled, the Conchs were headed home.17 players take the fieldFrom Conchs,1B Photo by BERT BUDDEKey West coach Miguel Menendez flashes signs to catcher Zack Hughes during Monday's game at Marlins Park.Casting for studentsFrom Fishing,1B Wyatt Sikora,a high-school sophomore from Key Largo, played on the Grade 10 championship team at the 2012 AAU Boys Basketball Easter Classic, held last weekend in Lake Buena Vista.Sikora,6-foot-9 student at Florida Christian School in Miami,scored 14 points with seven rebounds for the Florida Rams club in an 80-41 win over the Florida Tarheels in an opening-round game.The Rams went on to sweep their bracket with a 5-0 record,including a 75-50 win over the Delray Blazers in the Sunday title game.AAU CHAMP Coral Shores High School's boys lacrosse team closed the regular season with an 18-6 win Thursday over Killian, setting the stage for its April 17 district tournament in Miami. Gianni Gonzalez and Eddie Dunn each scored three times against Killian (6-8) as the Hurricanes sealed their regular-season record at 11-2. "The men really worked hard and gutted out a tough win," head coach Barney Rich said. Both Jonathan Lindback and Bryce Lanford dished out three assists and scored twice. Dillon Naughton and Andrew Garcia both had two goals. Momo Schlaudecker picked off 10 saves in the goal and long-stick midfielder scooped a team-high 10 ground balls. Spencer Calvert and Ryan Bahn each scored once. Unbeaten in district ranks at 8-0, Coral Shores faces Coral Reef (1-7) in Tuesday's semifinal round, played at Killian. "We're going into the districts as the No. 1 seed which certainly leaves a target on our back," Rich said. "We're used to it, though. It's been that way since we started winning. We just have to manage our emotions, play Cane lacrosse and spend this week getting faster for districts."District trackCoral Shores'track-andfield teams spend today at the District 16-2AMeet, being held at Belen Jesuit of Miami. Top finishers in the boys and girls side earn spots in the April 18 regional meet, at the Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comCanes lacrosse hits districtCORAL SHORES SPORTS

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G E T L I S T E D !For as low as $49.28. Call Laura at 743-5551 African Queen'to ply watersThe iconic original vessel from John Huston's classic 1951 film "The African Queen," starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn, will ply Key Largo's nearshore waters again. Registered as a national historic site, the vessel is nearing the end of a major restoration costing about $70,000. Work includes repairing cosmetic as well as mechanical details, making the boat once again fit to carry passengers. AThursday re-launch party is scheduled featuring Stephen Bogart, son of Humphrey, to take place dockside at the Holiday Inn Key Largo, mile marker 100, at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $10 for Key Largo Chamber of Commerce members, $15 for others. An inaugural ride on the newly revealed African Queen with Stephen Bogart is to be auctioned off at the event, as are signed memorabilia plaques bearing steel pieces of the original centuryold hull. The African Queen 's 100year history began when it was built in 1912 at England's Lytham shipbuilding yard. Originally named the Livingstone it served the British East Africa Rail Co. until 1968 shuttling cargo, hunting parties and mercenaries on the Ruki River, situated in the northwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to Jim Hendricks Jr. Huston saw it and the vessel was temporarily pulled from service for the film. In 1968, the boat was purchased and shipped via freighter to San Francisco but was stripped of almost all gear. Arestaurant owner who had purchased it tried to run tourist trips using an outboard engine for propulsion. Around 1970, Hal Bailey found and purchased it for the price of an owed boatyard bill and put it into seasonal operation carrying passengers on the Deschutes River in Oregon. He subsequently moved the African Queen to Ocala, hoping to do the same in Florida. But Bailey could never get the African Queen operational in Florida and the boat languished for years in an Ocala horse pasture. It was there, in 1982, where late attorney (and Bogart buff) Jim Hendricks Sr. found the vessel and purchased the piece of movie history for a reported $65,000. An equal amount of money was invested to get the boat running, and Hendricks began offering visitors rides in 1983 while the boat was homeported at Key Largo's Holiday Inn. In addition to its Florida Keys operations, Hendricks shipped the African Queen to England for the queen's 90th birthday celebration and for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Dunkirk evacuation in the English Channel. In 2001, the African Queen 's engine broke and was never fixed. However, the boat remained on display for curious tourists and film buffs to view. Last year, Lance and Suzanne Holmquist signed a long-term lease with Jim Hendricks'son to restore and operate the vessel again. The Holmquists have overseen repairs and taken pains to restore the African Queen to its appearance in the film, replacing steel in the hull, replacing the boiler and oiling the black African mahogany to condition the wood. "We wanted it to look beat up, like it appeared [in the Congo] in World War I," Suzanne Holmquist said. "It's starting to get its sheen back, and its authentic look." Plans for the African Queen include offering, starting in late April, two-hour canal cruises several times daily and six-passenger dinner cruises on selected nights in Key Largo waters. The dinner cruise is to feature a prefixe menu at the Pilot House restaurant in a designated area dubbed the African Queen Corner. In addition, the vessel is expected to be available for private charters. For cruise reservations and other African Queen information, call 451-8080.It's restored, re-launch set for ThursdayKEY LARGO The African Queen'will cruise Upper Keys waters following its Thursday re-launch.Torch Run travels Key WestRepresentatives from various Keys law enforcement agencies are taking part Friday in the 2012 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Participants include the Monroe County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Monroe County Special Olympics Committee, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Key West Police Department, the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Anyone from the public can join them. The Key West leg of the statewide run begins at 9 a.m. at the Florida Keys Community College Public Safety Building on Stock Island, with a brief stop at Gerald Adams Elementary School. Runners will then head to the Sheriff's Office headquarters on Stock Island for a brief stop, and then on to Publix on North Roosevelt Boulevard. Then it's off to Poinciana Elementary School, Key West High School, Horace O'Bryant Middle School and Glynn Archer Elementary. An exchange of the torch from the Sheriff's Office to the Key West Police Department will take place at the Southernmost Point, where Col. Rick Ramsay will hand off the torch to Key West Police Chief Donie Lee. There will be water stops at all the schools and the run pace will be slow (no faster than 10-minute miles). Runners can run any leg they choose. Support vehicles will accompany the runners and be available for those who need a rest. Want to participate? Register by contacting Jim Painter at 292-7027 (jpainter@keysso.net), or Jeff Hutcheon at 292-7022 (JeffHutcheon@fdle.state.fl.u s) or Jo Socha at 292-7042 (jsocha@keysso.net).Law enforcers lead the way this FridaySPECIAL OLYMPICSNew app connects travelers to 397 parksTravelers looking to visit America's national parks now have a new tool to assist in their trip planning. The National Park Service ( www.nps.gov ) has released a new mobile phone application that provides links to all 397 national park websites and allows users to keep track of the parks visited. Users can also add photos and description of their park trips, or can make a wish list of the parks they want to visit. The app was launched in time for National Park Week April 21 to 29, when it's free to enter the parks. South Florida sites featured in the app are Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park 70 west of Key West. The free app is available for download at www.itunes.com for use on iPhones and iPads. It was developed by Eastern National, a longtime nonprofit educational partner, the National Park Service said. "This app is a terrific new tool that will excite our visitors," National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis said. "It's a great combination of easy access to useful information and cool features that will help millions of people capture their visits to their national parks." An Android version and other features will be added soon, the Park Service said.Dry Tortugas and Everglades are among themMcClatchy-TribuneTECHNOLOGY LIVING BRIEFSDog-book authors sign copies FridayKey West authors Hy Conrad and Jeff Johnson have dedicated their new book, "Things Your Dog Doesn't Want You to Know," to the Florida Keys Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. "Things Your Dog Doesn't Want You to Know" is a collection of 115 humorous essays that reveal the truth behind some of the most baffling canine behavior, their hopes and dreams, their grudges and pleasures, and what they really think about humans. Abook-signing to benefit the SPCAwill be held on Friday at 6 p.m. at the home of Judy Blume and George Cooper (1100 Flagler Ave., Key West). Adonation of $20 includes a signed copy of the book plus a wine and appetizer reception. RSVP to jeffjohnson73@me.com.Mader addresses Key deer healthThe Key Deer Protection Alliance membership meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Big Pine Academy to hear a presentation on the health of the Key deer by Dr. Doug Mader, owner of the Marathon Veterinary Hospital. Mader was born in the Keys and graduated from the University of CaliforniaDavis. Mader is known worldwide as a lecturer and author of scientific papers for professional journals and organizations. He also sits on the review boards of sev eral scientific journals. He's also the consulting veterinarian for the Marathon Turtle Hospital, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Animal Farm, the Key West Aquarium and Theater of the Sea in Islamorada.Dancing Classrooms performances setMarathon Middle School students will conclude their Dancing Classrooms residency on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Marathon High School au ditorium. The students of Glynn Archer Elementary School in Key West will hold their culminating event Friday and Montessori Elementary Charter School students, also in Key West, will hold theirs on April 30. Acountywide Colors of the Rainbow Team Match will be held May 5 at 3 p.m. at Marathon High. The community is welcome at all of these events. Call 743-6215 for more information.Living Water' shows in MarathonThe Sanctuary Friends Foundation of the Florida Keys'next free monthly film screening is "Living Water: Aquatic Preserves of Florida," on Thursday at the Marathon Power Squadron on 52nd Street bayside, behind the Panda House restaurant. The documentary showcases a dozen of the state's 41 aquatic preserves, highlighting their natural and cultural significance. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., the film screens from 7 to 8:30 p.m. There's free popcorn. Living

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KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday,April 11,2012 A A A A A A A A A d / 7601000 INTHECOUNTYCOURTIN A NDFORMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA CASENO:04CC194P A SSETACCEPTANCE,LLC Plaintiff, Vs. PRESTONCJENNINGS, Defendant, NOTICEOFSHERIFFSSALE NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN thatunderandbyvirtueofa FinalSummaryJudgment enteredbytheCountyCourtin andforMonroeCounty,Florida onthe29thdayDecember, 2005,andbyvirtueofaWritof Executionissuedintheabove styledcauseonthe26thdayof October,2011,I,RobertP. Peryam,SheriffofMonroe County,Floridahavelevied uponandwillofferforsaleand selltothehighestbidderfor cash,subjecttoanymortgages orliensthereon,inthemorning onthe23rddayofApril,2012, at11:00A.M.atGuysTowing 99060OverseasHwy.,Key Largo,Florida,theinterestsof PRESTONCJENNINGS defendantinexecution,inthe followingdescribedproperty, subjecttoanyandallother liens,taxes,judgments,or encumbranceswhatsoever: SPECIFICDESCRIPTIONOF PROPERTY Vehicle: 2002VOLKSWAGEN EUROVAN VehicleIdentificationNo.: WV2MB47022H090881 DATEDthis19thdayofMarch, 2012. RobertP.Peryam,Sheriff MonroeCounty,Florida BY:RachelleGates, Supervisor CivilProcessDivision PublishMarch21,28,April4, 11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7772400 NOTICEOFACTION INTHECOUNTYCOURTIN ORFORMONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA CIVILACTIONNO 10CC158-P GeneralJurisdictionDivision INRE:CALUSA CAMPGROUND A SSOCIATION,INC. VS. FRANKHERRERA,JOSUE MENDEZ,ANDUNKNOWN TENANT TO:FRANKHERRERA, JOSUEMENDEZ,AND UNKNOWNTENANTIN POSSESSION NOTICEFORPUBLICATION YOUAREHEREBYNOTIFIED thatanactiontoforeclosea mortgageonthefollowing propertyinMonroeCounty, Florida: Unit506ofCALUSA CAMPGROUND,a Condominium,accordingtothe DeclarationofCondominium thereofasrecordedinOfficial RecordsBook1589,atPage 476,ofthePublicRecordsof MonroeCounty,Florida. Hasbeenfiledagainstyouand youarerequiredtoservea copyofyourwrittendefenses,if anytoitonDALEC. GLASSFORD,PAattorneyfor CALUSACAMPGROUND CONDOMINIUM A SSOCIATION,INC.,a Non-ProfitFloridaCorporation whoseaddressis12928SW 133COURT,MIAMI,FL33186 andfiletheoriginalwiththe clerkoftheabovestyledcourt onorbeforeMay4,2012 otherwiseadefaultwillbe enteredagainstyouforthe reliefprayedforinthe complaintorpetition. Thisnoticeshallbepublished onceaweekfortwo consecutiveweeksinTHE FLORIDAKEYSKEYNOTER. WITNESSmyhandandthe sealofsaidcourtatClerkofthe Court,88820Overseas Highway,Tavernier,FL33070 onthis26dayofMarch,2012. DannyL.Kolhage A sclerk,CircuitCourt Monroe,Florida ByRobinE.Readmond A sdeputyclerk PublishApril4,11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7836600 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THE16thJUDICIALCIRCUIT, INANDFORMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA CaseNo:12-DR-000356-K A A JulioJuarez Petitioner and DianaGonzalezVerdecia Respondent. NOTICEOFACTIONFOR DISSOLUTIONOF MARRIAGE To:DianaGonzalezVerdecia A ddressUnknown YOUARENOTIFIEDthatan actionhasbeenfiledagainst youandthatyouarerequiredto serveacopyofyourwritten defenses,ifany,toitonJulio JuarezwhoseaddressisPO Box4901,KeyWest,FL.33041 onorbeforeMay8th,2012,and filetheoriginalwiththeClerkof thisCourtat500Whitehead St.,KeyWest,FL33040before serviceonPetitioneror immediatelythereafter.Ifyou failtodoso,adefaultmaybe enteredagainstyouforthe reliefdemandedinthepetition. Copiesofallcourtdocuments inthiscase,includingorders, areavailableattheClerkofthe CircuitCourtsoffice.Youmay reviewthesedocumentsupon request. YoumustkeeptheClerkofthe CircuitCourtsofficenotifiedof yourcurrentaddress.(Youmay fileNoticeofCurrentAddress, FloridaSupremeCourt A pprovedFamilyLawForm 12.915.)Futurepapersinthis lawsuitwillbemailedtothe addressonrecordattheclerks office. WARNING:Rule12.285, FloridaFamilyLawRulesof Procedure,requirescertain automaticdisclosureof documentsandinformation. Failuretocomplycanresultin sanctions,includingdismissal orstrikingsofpleadings. Dated:March29th,2012. DANNYL.KOLHAGE CLERKOFTHECIRCUIT COURT By:MarisladyLopez DeputyClerk PublishApril4,11,18,25,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7880800 NOTICEOFSALE B.L.K.Storage givesnoticeof foreclosureoflienandintentto sellthisvesselon May1,2012 at11:00AMat : 79Industrial Rd.,BigPineKey,FL33043; pursuanttosubsection83.806 oftheFloridaStatues. B.L.K.Storagereservesthe righttoacceptorrejectany and/orallbids. 22BASSBOAT VIN / RNG119110681 PublishApril4,11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7924100 LOCALCOORDINATING BOARDFORTHE TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED QUARTERLYMEETING NOTICE TheMonroeCountyLocal CoordinatingBoardwillbe holdingitsregularlyscheduled quarterlymeetingonThursday, A pril12th,2012atthe MarathonGovernmentCenter, 2798OverseasHighway Marathon,FL33050at11:00 a.m.Thepublicisinvitedto attend. Inquiriesconcerningthis meetingshouldbedirectedto theHealthCouncilofSouth Florida,Inc.at(305)592-1452. PublishApril7,11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7925400 LOCALCOORDINATING BOARDFORTHE TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED PUBLICHEARINGNOTICE TheMonroeCountyLocal CoordinatingBoardwill conductaPublicHearingon Thursday,April12th,2012at 4:00pm.attheMarathon GovernmentCenter,2798 OverseasHighwayMarathon, FL33050,toelicitpublic commentontheTransportation DisadvantagedServicePlan. Theplancanbereviewed onlineat www.healthcouncil.org Inquiriesconcerningthispublic hearingshouldbedirectedto theHealthCouncilofSouth Florida,Inc.at(305)592-1452. PublishApril7,11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7957800 NoticeofPublicAuction PursuanttoCh713.585(6)F.S. UnitedAmericanLien& Recoveryasagentwithpower ofattorneywillsellthefollowing A A vehicles(s)tothehighest biddersubjecttoanyliens;net proceedsdepositedwiththe clerkofcourt;owner/lienholder hasrighttohearingandpost bond;ownermayredeem vehicleforcashsumoflien;all auctionsheldinreserve. Inspect1weekprior…lienor facility,cashorcashiercheck; 18%buyerprem;anyperson interestedph(954)563-1999 SaledateMay4,2012…10:00 am3411NW9thAve, / 707,Ft Lauderdale,FL33309 249862003Fordvin / : 1FTNE24W53HB49964lienor: A ffordableAuto&TruckRepair &SvcofKeyWest,5200US Hwy1,KeyWest,FL 305-292-6662lienamt $5295.70 Licensed&bonded auctioneersflab422flau765& 1911 PublishApril11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7959600 NOTICEOF PUBLICSALE Thevehicle(s)listedbelowwill besoldatpublicauctionfor cashat FLORIDAKEYS TOWINGINC.,1620Overseas Hwy,MarathonFL33050at 8:00AMonMay1,2012 in accordancetoFloridaStatute Section713.78forunpaid towing&storage. FLORIDA KEYSTOWING,INC .reserves therighttoacceptorrejectany and/orallbids.Allvehicles/ vesselsaresoldasis. 1.1958CHEVROLET VIN:A58K158613 PublishApril11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7960200 INTHECIRCUITCOURT FORMONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATEDIVISION FileNo.44-2012-CP-17-P DivisionUpperKeys INRE:ESTATEOF ANNR.TUSINO Deceased. NOTICETOCREDITORS Theadministrationoftheestate ofANNR.TUSINO,deceased, whosedateofdeathwas January6,2011;FileNumber 44-2012-CP-17-P,ispending intheCircuitCourtfor MONROECounty,Florida, ProbateDivision,theaddress ofwhichis88820Overseas Hwy,PlantationKey,FL33070. Thenamesandaddressesof thepersonalrepresentative andthepersonal representativesattorneyare setforthbelow. A llcreditorsofthedecedent andotherpersonshaving claimsordemandsagainst decedentsestate,onwhoma copyofthisnoticeisrequiredto beservedmustfiletheirclaims withthiscourtWITHINTHE LATEROF3MONTHSAFTER THETIMEOFTHEFIRST PUBLICATIONOFTHIS NOTICEOR30DAYSAFTER THEDATEOFSERVICEOFA COPYOFTHISNOTICEON THEM. A llothercreditorsofthe decedentandotherpersons havingclaimsordemands againstdecedentsestatemust filetheirclaimswiththiscourt WITHIN3MONTHSAFTER THEDATEOFTHEFIRST PUBLICATIONOFTHIS NOTICE. A LLCLAIMSNOTFILED WITHINTHETIMEPERIODS SETFORTHINSECTION 733.702OFTHEFLORIDA PROBATECODEWILLBE FOREVERBARRED. NOTWITHSTANDINGTHE TIMEPERIODSETFORTH A BOVE,ANYCLAIMFILED TWO(2)YEARSORMORE A FTERTHEDECEDENTS DATEOFDEATHISBARRED. Thedateoffirstpublicationof thisnoticeis : April11,2012. MICHELLEA.PALMER PersonalRepresentative 10SanClementeCircle Milford,MA01757 UrbanJ.W.Patterson A ttorneyforPersonal Representative FloridaBarNo.382035 UrbanJ.W.Patterson,P.A. PostOfficeBox783 Islamorada,FL33036 Telephone:(305)664-5065 PublishApril11,18,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7962400 REQUESTFORPROPOSALS NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN TOPROSPECTIVEBIDDERS thattheMonroeCountySchool Districtwillreceivebidsforthe following: A A RFPNO.509 TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENTSERVICES Biddocumentsmaybe requestedfromDemandStar bycalling1-800-711-1712or bygoingtothewebsite www.Demandstar.comorby goingto www.KeysSchools.com.The publicrecorddocumentis availableatthePurchasing Department,241Trumbo Road,KeyWest,FL33040. A llbidsmustbereceivedonor before 2PMFriday,May4th, 2012 specifiedinthebid documents.TheMonroe CountySchoolDistrict reservestheright,atitssole discretion,toacceptorreject anyandallbidsandtowaive informalitiesorirregularities whenitisinthebestinterestof theBoardtodoso. MonroeCountySchoolDistrict PurchasingDepartment PublishApril11,14,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7974700 LOST/ABANDONED PROPERTYNOTICETOALL INTERESTEDPERSONS FloridaFishandWildlife ConservationCommission tookcustodyofa 261670 RawsonSailingVessel displayingDocumentation Numberof DO526534 .The vesselwasfound lost/abandonedon March6, 2012 ,near WisteriaIsland on statewatersinMonroeCounty. PursuanttoFloridaStatute 705,thepropertywillbe disposedofunlessaclaimby therightfulownerorthelien holderisreceivedby June4, 2012 .Sendclaimsinwritingto: FWC,DivisionofLaw Enforcement,2796Overseas Highway,Suite100,Marathon, FL33050. Attention: Officer Greenier,FWC-11-OFF-4365. PublishApril11,18,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7977900 NOTICEOF PUBLICSALE Thevehicle(s)listedbelowwill besoldatpublicauctionfor cashat FLORIDAKEYS TOWINGINC.,1620Overseas Hwy,MarathonFL33050at 8:00AMonMay5,2012 in accordancetoFloridaStatute Section713.78forunpaid towing&storage. FLORIDA KEYSTOWING,INC .reserves therighttoacceptorrejectany and/orallbids.Allvehicles/ vesselsaresoldasis. 1.2006ANG1 VIN:ANGJJ154L506 2.2006PERM VIN:40ZBA26256P004636 PublishApril11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7988000 NOTICEOF PUBLICAUCTION A uctiontobeheldon 04/23/2012at8:00A.M. at All AmericanTowing&Tire,Inc., 711LargoRd,KeyLargo,FL 33037, inaccordancetoFL statuesection713.78for unpaidtowing&storage. 2003Yamahawaverunner VIN / YAMA3628C303 1996FORDE-350VAN VIN / 1FDJS34F6THA78329 PublishApril11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7986300 TheEarlyLearningCoalition A A ofMiami-Dade/Monroe is seekingacandidatetofilla private-sectormemberposition onits BoardofDirectors. Candidatemustresidein Floridaandbeassociatedwith aprivate-sectorbusinessentity conductingbusinessinMonroe County:€Anownerhavingatleasta 10%ownershipinterestinthe businessentity;€TheCEOorCOOofthe businessentity;€Abusinessexecutiveor employeeofthebusinessentity whoisatthemanagementlevel orhigherwithoptimumpolicy makingorhiringauthority;or€Anindividualwhopreviously metoneofthecriteria aforementioned,butisretired fromthebusinessentity.The candidate(orcandidates relative)mustnotbea child-carebusinessowneror employee. PleasecontactMaryWilliams at (305)296-5557foran application,orvisitourwebsite, www.elcmdm.org andclickon theBoardofDirectors A pplicationlinkonthe homepage.Applicationswith resumemustbesubmittedto mwilliams…elcmdm.org by 4/27/2012. PublishApril11,14,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A F/TCLEANINGPERSON Benefitsincluded.Applyin person.CaloosaCove ResortMM73.8Islamorada. MustspeakEnglish. FAMILYPLUMBING COMPANY hiring sewerinstaller. Musthave exp.andFLD.L.Equipment operatorisaplus.743-4245 HOUSEKEEPINGMGR WANTED Admin.experience amust!20-30hrs./week. Emailresumeto: cindy…RPPRentals.com P/TorF/TWatersportsCo. Weekendsamust,drugfree, neatappearance.Mustlike people.CallJerrysWaterSports,Marathon,289-7298 Pier1Imports ishiring Sales Associates in Tavernier,FL to drivesalesandpromote customersatisfaction.Job dutiesincluderetailsales, cashier,excellentcustomer service.Pleaseapplyinperson at91214OverseasHighway. PLUMBER-MARATHON Experiencedonly.Musthave cleandrivingrecordandbe abletopassdrugtest. (305)731-7797 POOLMAINTENANCE PERSON ForMiddleKeys.Fulltime. Musthaveowntruck. ContactKim305-743-8388 PRE--SCHOOLTEACHER Certificationaplus,ongoing classesandbackgroundcheck reqd.Pleaseapplyinperson, M-F,7am-5pm,550122ndSt, Ocean,Marathon.743-3517 scubadiver Divertoassistin collectingmarine specimens,verts,inverts.daily or4daysaweek,hourlyor pieceworkMarathon 813-695-9006 WANTED-SAILINGCOUPLE tomanagesmallsailingresort. Work1day/weekwithpay. Freedockageand/orapt.No p ets/smkrs. 305-743-8454 A A WatersportsattendantF/T for busycompanyinIslamorada. Mustbehardworking& dependable.Weekends&valid dr.lic.amust!305-896-2915 A A CENTENNIALBANK Teller-Islamorada CentennialBankisseekinga candidateforpart-time Teller in ourIslamoradaBranchtowork approximately20hoursper week.Mustbeflexibletowork occasionalSaturdays.Teller experienceandexcellent customerserviceskills required.Toapply,pleasego to:https://homebancshares. applicantharbor.com.Ifyou haveanyquestions,callJackie Grasley,305-676-3004 A nEqualOpportunity EmployerM/F/D/V Receptionist/OfficeManager forbusyboatyard.Excellent interpersonalandcomputer skills,telephonemannerand referencesreqd.QuickBooks exp.aplus.Mon-Fri,8-5. Benefits.DFWP.EOE. Sendresumetosherry…marathonboatyard.comorfax to305.289.0751orcomplete applicationat2059O/SHwy. A A A AExpHairStylist/Colorist Needed forRapidlygrowing Salon&DaySpainBigPine 50-65%comm ‚ 10%retail comm ‚ educ&teamperks. CallDebbie305-872-4010 AAExpHairStylist/Colorist Needed forRapidlygrowing Salon&DaySpainBigPine 50-65%comm ‚ 10%retail comm ‚ educ&teamperks. CallDebbie305-872-4010 Hover-Tour.comishiring experienced MARINE MECHANIC forDieselengines inKeyLargo.Call (305)904-3847tomakean appointment.Tofindoutmore aboutusgotoHover-Tour.com A A BALLYHOOS isnowhiring servers!Mustbewillingto worknightsandweekends PleaseapplyatBallyhoos, 97860overseasHwyKey Largo,Fl33037 EXPERIENCEDFRONT DESKCLERK -Mustbe flexibletoworknights& weekends.ApplyBananaBay Resort,4590O/SHwy,Mrthn. The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551

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Wednesday,April 11,2012 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com A A A A TOM THUMBFood Stores, Inc. Offers the following positions inMONROE COUNTY* Managers &ManagerTrainees Assistant Managers Store ClerksThree shifts available:6am to 2pm 2pm to 10pm 10pm to 6amTo apply please call 786-295-5307 and ask for Ken Lee We will train. No experience needed. Competitive wages and benefits. DFWP. E.O.E. Guidance/Care Center,Inc.Helping people cope.Healthcare coverage,401 with match and retirement plan.Please send resumes with cover letter to humanresources@villagesouth.com .EEOC/DFWP MENTAL HEALTH TECH Marathon. Full and part time,must be able to work flexible hours and shifts. High School diploma or equivalent. A A A A Certified Nursing Assistant Physical TherapistRegistered Nurse Front Office Receptionist Apply online at:http://www .f isher menshospital.or g Fishermans Hospital is located in Marathon,FLE.O.E./Drug Free Workplace/E-verify A A A A A A A A LOGO Dummy040 Error: 1 Dummy0409-16:03:32 6 x 6.3 (89.6471) Dummy Dummy Make BIG $$$$Bartender, Dancers Servers & SecurityHousing availableMonday SaturdayCall Mr Ford664-4335 WOODYS MM82 EXPERIENCEDHELPONLY€BreakfastCook€PrepCook€LineCook€Host/Hostess€Waitstaff€Bartender€BusPerson€FrontofHouseManagers A pplyinperson: SunsetGrille&RawBar,7 KnightsKeyBlvd,Marathon. FULLTIMEBREAKFAST ANDLUNCHWAITRESS NEEDED Willingtotrain.Apply TheStuffedPig,Marathon. HOUSEKEEPER forsmall waterfrontmotel,nearlyF/T. Priorexp.&bi-lingualaplus. A pplyinpersonatThePelican, 99340O/SHighway,KeyLargo Housekeeperneededfor16 unitmotelinmiddleKeys withhousingavailable.Mustbe exp.andhavereferences. Non-smokeronly. 305-664-2662ore-mail resumetolongkeygal…aol.com IMMEDIATEHIRING€BreakfastServers€DiningRoomCaptains withknowledgeofwine€DinnerFoodRunners HIDEAWAYCAFECall Robertat289-1554between 10am-noonforappointment. MARKER88NOWHIRING DaytimeHost&Servers Mustworkweekends. A pplyinpersonat Marker88Restaurant NOWHIRING:SERVERS, BARTENDERS,HOSTS, EXPEDITORS. Ifyouare professional&personable, &treatyourcustomersasif theywereyourfriends,then applyinpersonatSundowners, MM104,Bayside.DFWP. P/TCOUNTERHELP/COOK A talocaltouristattractionin Marathon.Pleasecall 743-0674foranappointment. between4-6pm. P/TFRONTDESKCLERK Mon.andTues.forKeyColony BeachMotel.305-289-0411. Pleaseapplyinpersontofillout application,441E.OceanDr. RESTAURANTMANAGER neededinKeyLargoarea forhighlysuccessful RestaurantGroup.Mustbe willingtoworknight&wknds. Salarycommensuratew/exp. Faxresumeto305-453-9661 orEmail:ap…fkrm.com WORKONTHEOCEAN CabanaBreezesnowhiring€SERVERS€BARBACK€BUSSER€HOSTESS A pply401E.OceanDr.,KCB. A A LookingforaLocal Business? Alsosee TheFloridaKeysBusiness Directory ineveryissueofthe Keynoter! A A LookingforaLocalService? A lsosee TheFloridaKeysBusiness Directory ineveryissueofthe Keynoter! A A PRIVATECOLLECTOR SEEKINGWOODCARVINGS BYCHRISDUBE ph561-324-9778 buffet49…bellsouth.net PrivateCollectorWants RolexDivewatchesandPilot Watches.OldmodelMilitary clocks&watches. Call305-743-4578 A A LONGKEYMM66 YARDSALE! Dishes,glassware,figurines, pictures,records,muchmore! 65920O/SHwy,Sat,4/14,8-2. The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 YOU HAVE IT.Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in our classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or ads@keynoter.com GETRESULTS w it h t h e Keynoter's classified section. 743-5551

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KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday,April 11,2012 A A A A A A LOGO Dummy040 Error: 1 Dummy0409-16:04:27 5 x 9.5 (134.118) Dummy Dummy A A A A A A BATHROOMVANITY Brandnew,modern,double sink,abovecounter,wall mount,espressofinish, 68in.w/mirrors&shelves. Stillinbox.Paid$1800. Call305-393-0802 GERefrigerator18.2cu.ft. w/ice$175; GEElectricRange self-cleaning$175;GE Microwave-SpaceSaver/ A bovetherange-$75. A llwhite.Allverygoodcond. 305-942-1686 RyobiGasLeafBlower 350CFMelectricstart,used2 times$100. OutdoorLounge Chair $25. OutdoorRocking Chair $20.231-642-0367 USEDAPPLIANCES& FURNITURE Webuy&sell. ByarsUsedFurniture &Appliances,2771O/SHwy, Marathon.743-6506 A A A1/1COTTAGE-FULLY furnished.Incl.Util. ‚ Wifi& Sat.TV.$975/mo.F/S.Annual lease.MM100Bayside.Ref. Reqd.305-924-0137 KCB3/2SingleFamilyHome AVAILABLEMAY1TOJAN1 on40canal,fullyfurn,allnew! $1500/mo,F/L/S, ‚ util.6mo min.Nopets.732-768-6956 LITTLETORCH,MM28 Outstanding3BR,2.5BA waterfront,pool.Nosmoking. Nopets.Boatslip.$2,700mo ‚ utils.305-743-4633 MARATHON 4BR,2BA builtin2007.2cargarage, W/D,C/A,fencedyardondry lot.Longtermonly.$1850/mo F/L/S.305-923-9542 MM74LowerMatecumbe Upscale3/3house.Private setting,dockage&pool. A nnual.Nosmoking.F/L/S Furn.$3500305-481-0757 A A MTHMM53.2BR CLEAN NEWW/DGROUNDLEVEL UPDATEDKITCHEN.NO PETS.F/L/SMO.303124ST. 305-942-3667 SUMMERLANDKEY Oceanfront2/2, W/D,A/C, dock,boatbasin,beach. $1,800/mo.Petsconsidered. 561-371-9838,561-588-4919 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 MARATHON1BR,1BA, with workshop,niceyardandporch! $600/mo.,F/L/S.6month minimum.305-849-6236 MARATHON3BRPREFAB MobileHome.C/A,lrgfencedin yard,quietneighborhood,close toOcean!Petsnegotiable.W/D hkup.305-797-9132 PLANTATIONKEYComfy& Cozy -2BR,1BAmobile home.Fl.room.largelot, furn/unfurn.6moleasemin. $1180/mo ‚ util 412-889-5807 A A CONCHKEYMM63 .1BR, 1BA,grndlevel,fullyfurn. Kitchen,LR,boatslipavail. DirectlyontheBay,mustsee! $1200/mo.305-743-3478 MARATHON1/1,SPACIOUS Waterfront!Fullkitchen,screen porch,laundryroom,tiled,walk inclosets,coveredparking. Longterm,F/L/S.289-0064 MARATHON1BR,1BA, washer/dryeronpremises. Quietstreet-idealforsingle, smallpetOK.$900/mo includeswater.305-743-6791 MARATHON 26thST. Smallefficiency. Waterincl.$575mo. First/Last/$400sec. 305-394-3923 A A MARATHON-beautiful3BR, 2BAduplex ,alltiled,C/A,on canal,biketobeach!Boat dockageifwanted.$1575/mo. F/L ‚ $500sec.718-428-1374 MARATHONEFFICIENCY OceanIslesgatedcommty. Furn,Clubhousew/pool,N/S, nopets.Bkgrndchkreq.$800. 386-308-4071;386-467-1966 MARATHON,LITTLEVENICE $600/mo&utils.Partiallyfurn. Niceneighborhood,closeto shopping.Call743-0039orcell 305-731-5588 MM92Tavernier 2BR1.5BAFurnished Condo$1250permonth Includesallutilities 305-496-6491 MM97.8OCEANSIDE Large1BRAPT.Unfurn. Quietlocation,$850/mo. F/L/S.Inclwater&cable. Call305-852-5866 MM99.5PORTLARGO1/1 Unfurn.Clean,light,spacious, Cent.A/C,1scrnprch, $875/mo. ‚ util. Call305-923-6968 PLANTATIONKEYMM89.2 1BRFurn.,rearupstairs,Apt w/laundryonsite.$1050/mo. incl.utilities.F/S.Call 305-517-6252,305-664-7252 1BR/1BA Furn.Fresh/clean. Quietnghbrhd.Mature,Non smoker,Pet?Cable/util.incl., Gardenparadise.$850/mo. F/L.MM89.305-852-1764 A A KEYLARGOMM96. Ocean side.Directoceanaccess w/Oceanviews!Furn,3br,2ba/ 2br,2ba.Seasonalorannual. Call786-258-3127 A A HeartOfMarathonOfficeorretail.1000sqft.Next toPublix,thenewWalgreens andmarina. 561-743-3745 A A MARATHONCommspace 2,450sqftofficeplusstorage. 180frontfootageonUS / 1. Lotsofprkg.Industrialzoned warehouses,980sfw/office& 350sfspace.CallJohn 587-7529,Kurt481-4838 Marathon-GulfsideVillage 5800O/SHwy,Unit / 32,960 sq.ft.$1750/mo.pluselect. PeteDonnelly732-996-9591or SueLovley305-304-7565 MARATHONUS1 CommercialSpaceAvail. 1000sf,$1/sf ‚ util,taxes& insur.Yardspacealso available.305-923-9542 MARATHON US1FRONTAGE 8301OverseasHwy. Commericalbuildingforrent. 2300sf.Call305-289-0802 A A KEYLARGO Nice,quietpark, beautifulsunsets.Permanent RV/mobilehomesites.Adults only,petsunder15lbs. $480 ‚ utils.305-451-2911 RVLOTSFORRENT Marathon InAdultPark Pleasecall305-743-6519 A A BESTBUYINMARATHON SOMBREROAREA. 2BR1 BAstilthomeoncanal.EZ oceanaccess.112landscaped lot.$498K.305-304-9188 KEYLARGO,MM103,GALE PLACE. Doublewidemodular 3/2,possible2family.Excellent condition. $110,000. Possible financing.305-942-3055 A A KEYLARGO Handicapped designParkModel.40x12fully furn,c-h/a.$15K.Lotrent$480. Brandnew.Adultsonly,pets under15lbs.305-451-2911 A A LITTLETORCHKEY TRAILER/RV2004,33 Exccond.,dblslideouts,nice deckw/oceanview,smallquiet park.$20,000.757-472-1251 A A CudjoeGardens/CudjoeKey Lotsforsale,80,on canal.Allpermits.Readyto build.$90,000. Willfinance. 305-942-3055 A A 252520XLPARKER 2004 With2004Yamaha225 4-stroke.Fullelectronics.Exc. Condition!CallSteve,at ShelterBayMarine,743-7008 27FT.OSPREYBOAT JohnDeereTurboDiesel. GoodforSnorkeling/Diving &fishing.$8500,OBO, MM90.Call954-829-2322 29COMMERCIA LY&G 300HPJohnDeere,lowhours. Fishing&trappulling. Fullelectronics.$23Kobo. 305-522-2702,Islamorada 30HYDROCAT1998 2005300hptwinHPDIYam, hardtop,2-50galauxtanks. Withtrailer,$49,000. 413-237-5001 200416Famouscraft flatsboat, 90hpYamaha 54hrs,manyoptions,trailer, electronics,jackplate,pole $7500OBO 872-4793 A A CarolinaSkiffSpecialists Al l sizes&models:SeaChasers, Benningtonpontoons&Hydr a sports.CallFt.MyersforWest Coastpricing!800-955-7543 GrandSlamflatsboat 1995, 17ftflatsboat;125hpmerc; aluminumtrailer; minkota24volttrollingmotor; pushpole.Oneofthe bestdesignedbackcountry skiffsever. Runsgood$4800.00 305-304-9186 A A 30  GRAMPIANSAILBOAT Excellentcondition,great liveaboard. Reduced!$3200. Seeat2525OverseasHwy, Marathon. A A BOATSLIPFORRENT MM99OCEANSIDE $10ft.Upto40ft. Noliveaboards.Water& Electric.(305)942-3055 BOATSTORAGEIN MARATHON -wet&dryslips availimmed.40&50wetslip s also36dryrackinsidestorag e Call305-289-0064 HOTSUMMERSPECIAL! BOATSLIPS,$425/mo. SombreroMarina/Dockside, Marathon743-5663oremail sombreromarina…comcast.n e LIVEABOARDDOCKFOR RENT COCOPLUM / MARATHON. A vailablenow.Pleasecall 305-743-6519 LIVEABOARDDOCKSLIP. MM54.Upto40sailboat. Marina,bathhouse.Allutil incl.FreeWiFi&cable.$500 / mo.Nodogs.305-289-0800 A A AADavebuyspermits SoAtlanticSnapper,Grouper GulfReef,K/Mack,Shark, Sword,Tuna. $$$in48hours!904-262-286 9 A AAlltypesofpermitsforsale! RockShrimp,KingFish,S A tlanticSnapper,Grouper,G u 6Packreef&pelagic, CommercialGulfReefFish, GulfSnapperIFQs,LongLin e Pkg.Manyotherpermitsavail Webuy,sell&brokeralltypes ofpermits.Callbeforeyoubu y orsell!Pleasecallforprices. Licensed&Bonded.Allpermi t guaranteedvalidfortransfer, manyrefsavail.JohnPottsJr 321-784-5982,321-302-3630 www.shipsusa.com AAAlltypesofpermitsforsale! RockShrimp,KingFish,S AtlanticSnapper,Grouper,G u 6Packreef&pelagic, CommercialGulfReefFish, GulfSnapperIFQs,LongLin e Pkg.Manyotherpermitsavail Webuy,sell&brokeralltypes ofpermits.Callbeforeyoubu y orsell!Pleasecallforprices. Licensed&Bonded.Allpermi t guaranteedvalidfortransfer, manyrefsavail.JohnPottsJr 321-784-5982,321-302-3630 www.shipsusa.com KINGFISHLICENSE $6500; SOUTHATLANTIC UNLIMITED, single, notcorporated.$22,000. Call305-797-6433 MTHN-MarineStorage :boat s trailers,campers,anyclean storageOKonwheels.Best ratesintown.Checkwithus first!CallEmil,731-3386 WANTED-SAILINGCOUPL E tomanagesmallsailingresort Work1day/weekwithpay. Freedockageand/orapt.No pets/smkrs. 305-743-8454 A A Autoswanted.Allyears. Junk-Used.Car-Van-Truck. Runornot.Cashordonatefor taxwriteoff.305-332-0483 ParadiseTowingisbuyingjunkedcars. Call(305)731-6540 1998JEEPWRANGLER SPORT 2door,black/tan,coldA/C. 31,300miles,Greatcondition! $12,995,912-577-6005 A A 2008DODGERAM 1500QuadCab. Hemi,2WD,Infinity sound,106Kmiles. $10,999,OBO305-923-3810 A A WANTEDTOBUY TRAVELTRAILERSAND PARKMODELS. Pleasecall (305)304-6631 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in the classifieds! 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three amberjack using 20pound spin tackle. The SeaSquared spent the pre-Easter holiday week hosting many families, both new to us and repeat customers. We fished on the reef and in the bay, and our anglers caught mangrove and yellowtail snapper, sea trout and sharks.Casting contestCapt. Spider's Casting for Charity takes place Thursday at Salty's Waterfront Grill, located at the 7 Mile Marina, mile marker 47.5 bayside in Marathon. The fun contest runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and will benefit the Marathon High School Maritime Scholarship. 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.SeaSquaredCharters.com. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday,April 11,2012 At Beautiful Rainbow Bend Resort€ Mile Marker 58,Grassy Key Reservations 289-1554€ Credit Cards Accepted The only thing we overlook is the ocean.ŽOpen 7 days a week € Dinner 4:30 10pm € Breakfast 7:30 10am Rack of Lamb Tender...delicious... A hint of rosemary… LAttitudes review Feb. 1, 2002Casual,Gourmet Dining Sunset Dinner SpecialNo w only $15.95per personMust be seated by 5:15 7 nights a week(except holidays)4:30 5:15 pm Call for Easter Reservations ACROSS 1Gust 6Hands’partner 12Renowned Roman 18Ball play 19“The Silver ___” 20Baseball official 21Rushed about wildly 22Stadium thrill 23Irritated 24Greenery-covered 25First, second, third 26Jewish month 28Fact collection 29Bristle-like part 30Ants in your ___ 31Little, in Lille 33Chemical suffix 34Leftovers 36Captains’counterparts 38Caf alternative 41Surfeit 42Cut 43A.k.a. 47Be indisposed 48Cobb et al 49Overlooks 50Am. League team 52Chopin works 54Room 55Tipper 56“L’amour ___” 57Hits hard 58Florida resort 59Pitching mounds: Slang 60Bad boy 61Pen point 62Series events 64Portuguese coin 65Do arithmetic 66Invents 68Praying figure 69Cheat 71Mr. Gershwin 72Pitcher’s aim 73Defaces 74Greek poet 75New Jersey college 77Distrust 78Criticize 79Conceit 80Great golfer 81Tito followers 82See 12 Across 83Soak, as flax 84Prayer books 87Skittish steeds 89Clips 92Sweetheart 93Foundations 94Bereavement 98French friend 99Debatable 100Rustic roads 101Columbus’s ship 102Two___ 104Play periods 107Boston team 108Forever: Poet. 109Nautical distance 110Baseball uniform part 111The Dog Star 112Bridge holding 113Species: Fr. DOWN 1Atlanta baseballer 2Boundary line 3Seem 4Eskimo asset 5Ball star Williams 6Apparitions 7Incapacitates 8Mexican cheers 9Man: Latin 10Small shield 11See 81 Down 12Clergyman 13Love, in Latin 14___ center 15“DaVinci Code” antagonist 16Sports venue 17Fortification 18Baseball great Speaker 19Frank ___ of 36 Down 25Torments 27Fans’roar 30Double ___ 31Parisian verse maker 32Highest notes 33European capital city 35Park in Colorado 36National League team 37___ and Penates 38Oriental measure 39Baseball strategy 40Make clear 42Diminutive 44Team player 45Contemporary times 46Kind of kitchen 49Unlucky stones 50Breakfast item 51Abaseball, e.g. 53Society girl 54Scrutinizes 55Wooded valleys 58Final notices 59Intelligent 63Men of Jiddah 64Baseball score 65Melodies 66Campus women 67Possessive 69___ Leagues 70Equine gait 73Pitiful 74Heads 76Interstices 77Game animal 78Poker holdings 81Politician 82Wisconsin product 85Idolizes 86Mr. Durocher 87Common base hit 88Between curve and fastball 89Ruth, et al 90Fine fiddle 91Detroit baseballer 93Extreme fear 95Beginning 96Hot ___ league 97___ -Coburg 99Food list 100Capital city of Peru 101Hair: It. 103Gypsy’s horse 105Born 106Girl’s nickname 107Web feed format Observer crossword puzzle Anyone for Baseball? "Solution in the April 14 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the April 7 puzzle.shiny scene gleaming blue seats rising sharply toward a light-blue sky, bright limegreen walls and the sevenstory Red Grooms'home-run sculpture, a psychedelic triangle composed of blue marlins, lime palm trees, pink flamingos and a golden sun. The stadium's roof was open. "Look at the TVs," right fielder Matt Chelekis said above an organ playing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." "It's crazy! So many seats." The Conchs were soon led along the field-level concourse that was redolent with new-stadium smell. Under fluorescent lights, huge water pipes and fiber-optic cables, they entered an area of batting cages through a door that read "Visiting Clubhouse." (The clubhouse itself was off-limits.) After a half hour of hitting, the team, now in gray uniforms with red pinstripes, walked into a dugout that days before had held the world-champion St. Louis Cardinals. Menendez noticed there were rules, including, "Grass sidelines are off-limits" and, "Anyone chewing seeds in the bullpen must use a spit cup." At 4 o'clock, the game began, the 7-12 Conchs against defending state champion McCarthy before clusters of fans of each team. Miller took a third strike and Chris Varela and Chelekis went down swinging. Before the game would end, 16 Conchs would strike out and only one ball a fly-out by Michael Abreu would be hit out of the infield. An array of Maverick pitchers would combine for a no-hitter. But the Conchs, with pitcher Chris Garcia ringing up his own strikeouts, hung in until the bottom of the fourth when the Mavericks took a 3-0 lead. Brian Gonzalez led off with a double that Tommy Ruffenach, way out in the left-field sun, tried to track before he crashed into the wall. It was 4-0 after five, and the game began to wind down. Menendez put in the reserves he got to use 17 players. In the top of the seventh, Ruffennach sat with an ice bag on his knee and watched Zack Hughes strike out to end the game. The final was 7-0. Sinatra and the Beatles boomed over the p.a. system as the Conchs changed back into their shorts. "I couldn't believe I was out there," first baseman Hugo Valdez said, gazing out at the shaded field. It was after 6. Fish swam contentedly in their tanks behind home plate. Menendez smiled and said, "We may never get this opportunity again ... but you never know." Later, back on the bus, the radio was on again. "If I have those golden dreams of my yesterday," Bad Company appropriately sang as the low sun raced the bus down the turnpike. Adream fulfilled, the Conchs were headed home.17 players take the fieldFrom Conchs,1B Photo by BERT BUDDEKey West coach Miguel Menendez flashes signs to catcher Zack Hughes during Monday's game at Marlins Park.Casting for studentsFrom Fishing,1B Wyatt Sikora,a high-school sophomore from Key Largo, played on the Grade 10 championship team at the 2012 AAU Boys Basketball Easter Classic, held last weekend in Lake Buena Vista.Sikora,6-foot-9 student at Florida Christian School in Miami,scored 14 points with seven rebounds for the Florida Rams club in an 80-41 win over the Florida Tarheels in an opening-round game.The Rams went on to sweep their bracket with a 5-0 record,including a 75-50 win over the Delray Blazers in the Sunday title game.AAU CHAMP Coral Shores High School's boys lacrosse team closed the regular season with an 18-6 win Thursday over Killian, setting the stage for its April 17 district tournament in Miami. Gianni Gonzalez and Eddie Dunn each scored three times against Killian (6-8) as the Hurricanes sealed their regular-season record at 11-2. "The men really worked hard and gutted out a tough win," head coach Barney Rich said. Both Jonathan Lindback and Bryce Lanford dished out three assists and scored twice. Dillon Naughton and Andrew Garcia both had two goals. Momo Schlaudecker picked off 10 saves in the goal and long-stick midfielder scooped a team-high 10 ground balls. Spencer Calvert and Ryan Bahn each scored once. Unbeaten in district ranks at 8-0, Coral Shores faces Coral Reef (1-7) in Tuesday's semifinal round, played at Killian. "We're going into the districts as the No. 1 seed which certainly leaves a target on our back," Rich said. "We're used to it, though. It's been that way since we started winning. We just have to manage our emotions, play Cane lacrosse and spend this week getting faster for districts."District trackCoral Shores'track-andfield teams spend today at the District 16-2AMeet, being held at Belen Jesuit of Miami. Top finishers in the boys and girls side earn spots in the April 18 regional meet, at the Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comCanes lacrosse hits districtCORAL SHORES SPORTS

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G E T L I S T E D !For as low as $49.28. Call Laura at 743-5551 African Queen'to ply watersThe iconic original vessel from John Huston's classic 1951 film "The African Queen," starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn, will ply Key Largo's nearshore waters again. Registered as a national historic site, the vessel is nearing the end of a major restoration costing about $70,000. Work includes repairing cosmetic as well as mechanical details, making the boat once again fit to carry passengers. AThursday re-launch party is scheduled featuring Stephen Bogart, son of Humphrey, to take place dockside at the Holiday Inn Key Largo, mile marker 100, at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $10 for Key Largo Chamber of Commerce members, $15 for others. An inaugural ride on the newly revealed African Queen with Stephen Bogart is to be auctioned off at the event, as are signed memorabilia plaques bearing steel pieces of the original centuryold hull. The African Queen 's 100year history began when it was built in 1912 at England's Lytham shipbuilding yard. Originally named the Livingstone it served the British East Africa Rail Co. until 1968 shuttling cargo, hunting parties and mercenaries on the Ruki River, situated in the northwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to Jim Hendricks Jr. Huston saw it and the vessel was temporarily pulled from service for the film. In 1968, the boat was purchased and shipped via freighter to San Francisco but was stripped of almost all gear. Arestaurant owner who had purchased it tried to run tourist trips using an outboard engine for propulsion. Around 1970, Hal Bailey found and purchased it for the price of an owed boatyard bill and put it into seasonal operation carrying passengers on the Deschutes River in Oregon. He subsequently moved the African Queen to Ocala, hoping to do the same in Florida. But Bailey could never get the African Queen operational in Florida and the boat languished for years in an Ocala horse pasture. It was there, in 1982, where late attorney (and Bogart buff) Jim Hendricks Sr. found the vessel and purchased the piece of movie history for a reported $65,000. An equal amount of money was invested to get the boat running, and Hendricks began offering visitors rides in 1983 while the boat was homeported at Key Largo's Holiday Inn. In addition to its Florida Keys operations, Hendricks shipped the African Queen to England for the queen's 90th birthday celebration and for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Dunkirk evacuation in the English Channel. In 2001, the African Queen 's engine broke and was never fixed. However, the boat remained on display for curious tourists and film buffs to view. Last year, Lance and Suzanne Holmquist signed a long-term lease with Jim Hendricks'son to restore and operate the vessel again. The Holmquists have overseen repairs and taken pains to restore the African Queen to its appearance in the film, replacing steel in the hull, replacing the boiler and oiling the black African mahogany to condition the wood. "We wanted it to look beat up, like it appeared [in the Congo] in World War I," Suzanne Holmquist said. "It's starting to get its sheen back, and its authentic look." Plans for the African Queen include offering, starting in late April, two-hour canal cruises several times daily and six-passenger dinner cruises on selected nights in Key Largo waters. The dinner cruise is to feature a prefixe menu at the Pilot House restaurant in a designated area dubbed the African Queen Corner. In addition, the vessel is expected to be available for private charters. For cruise reservations and other African Queen information, call 451-8080.It's restored, re-launch set for ThursdayKEY LARGO The African Queen'will cruise Upper Keys waters following its Thursday re-launch.Torch Run travels Key WestRepresentatives from various Keys law enforcement agencies are taking part Friday in the 2012 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Participants include the Monroe County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Monroe County Special Olympics Committee, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Key West Police Department, the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Anyone from the public can join them. The Key West leg of the statewide run begins at 9 a.m. at the Florida Keys Community College Public Safety Building on Stock Island, with a brief stop at Gerald Adams Elementary School. Runners will then head to the Sheriff's Office headquarters on Stock Island for a brief stop, and then on to Publix on North Roosevelt Boulevard. Then it's off to Poinciana Elementary School, Key West High School, Horace O'Bryant Middle School and Glynn Archer Elementary. An exchange of the torch from the Sheriff's Office to the Key West Police Department will take place at the Southernmost Point, where Col. Rick Ramsay will hand off the torch to Key West Police Chief Donie Lee. There will be water stops at all the schools and the run pace will be slow (no faster than 10-minute miles). Runners can run any leg they choose. Support vehicles will accompany the runners and be available for those who need a rest. Want to participate? Register by contacting Jim Painter at 292-7027 (jpainter@keysso.net), or Jeff Hutcheon at 292-7022 (JeffHutcheon@fdle.state.fl.u s) or Jo Socha at 292-7042 (jsocha@keysso.net).Law enforcers lead the way this FridaySPECIAL OLYMPICSNew app connects travelers to 397 parksTravelers looking to visit America's national parks now have a new tool to assist in their trip planning. The National Park Service ( www.nps.gov ) has released a new mobile phone application that provides links to all 397 national park websites and allows users to keep track of the parks visited. Users can also add photos and description of their park trips, or can make a wish list of the parks they want to visit. The app was launched in time for National Park Week April 21 to 29, when it's free to enter the parks. South Florida sites featured in the app are Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park 70 west of Key West. The free app is available for download at www.itunes.com for use on iPhones and iPads. It was developed by Eastern National, a longtime nonprofit educational partner, the National Park Service said. "This app is a terrific new tool that will excite our visitors," National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis said. "It's a great combination of easy access to useful information and cool features that will help millions of people capture their visits to their national parks." An Android version and other features will be added soon, the Park Service said.Dry Tortugas and Everglades are among themMcClatchy-TribuneTECHNOLOGY LIVING BRIEFSDog-book authors sign copies FridayKey West authors Hy Conrad and Jeff Johnson have dedicated their new book, "Things Your Dog Doesn't Want You to Know," to the Florida Keys Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. "Things Your Dog Doesn't Want You to Know" is a collection of 115 humorous essays that reveal the truth behind some of the most baffling canine behavior, their hopes and dreams, their grudges and pleasures, and what they really think about humans. Abook-signing to benefit the SPCAwill be held on Friday at 6 p.m. at the home of Judy Blume and George Cooper (1100 Flagler Ave., Key West). Adonation of $20 includes a signed copy of the book plus a wine and appetizer reception. RSVP to jeffjohnson73@me.com.Mader addresses Key deer healthThe Key Deer Protection Alliance membership meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Big Pine Academy to hear a presentation on the health of the Key deer by Dr. Doug Mader, owner of the Marathon Veterinary Hospital. Mader was born in the Keys and graduated from the University of CaliforniaDavis. Mader is known worldwide as a lecturer and author of scientific papers for professional journals and organizations. He also sits on the review boards of sev eral scientific journals. He's also the consulting veterinarian for the Marathon Turtle Hospital, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Animal Farm, the Key West Aquarium and Theater of the Sea in Islamorada.Dancing Classrooms performances setMarathon Middle School students will conclude their Dancing Classrooms residency on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Marathon High School au ditorium. The students of Glynn Archer Elementary School in Key West will hold their culminating event Friday and Montessori Elementary Charter School students, also in Key West, will hold theirs on April 30. Acountywide Colors of the Rainbow Team Match will be held May 5 at 3 p.m. at Marathon High. The community is welcome at all of these events. Call 743-6215 for more information.Living Water' shows in MarathonThe Sanctuary Friends Foundation of the Florida Keys'next free monthly film screening is "Living Water: Aquatic Preserves of Florida," on Thursday at the Marathon Power Squadron on 52nd Street bayside, behind the Panda House restaurant. The documentary showcases a dozen of the state's 41 aquatic preserves, highlighting their natural and cultural significance. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., the film screens from 7 to 8:30 p.m. There's free popcorn. Living

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Peryam,SheriffofMonroe County,Floridahavelevied uponandwillofferforsaleand selltothehighestbidderfor cash,subjecttoanymortgages orliensthereon,inthemorning onthe23rddayofApril,2012, at11:00A.M.atGuysTowing 99060OverseasHwy.,Key Largo,Florida,theinterestsof PRESTONCJENNINGS defendantinexecution,inthe followingdescribedproperty, subjecttoanyandallother liens,taxes,judgments,or encumbranceswhatsoever: SPECIFICDESCRIPTIONOF PROPERTY Vehicle: 2002VOLKSWAGEN EUROVAN VehicleIdentificationNo.: WV2MB47022H090881 DATEDthis19thdayofMarch, 2012. RobertP.Peryam,Sheriff MonroeCounty,Florida BY:RachelleGates, Supervisor CivilProcessDivision PublishMarch21,28,April4, 11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7772400 NOTICEOFACTION INTHECOUNTYCOURTIN ORFORMONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA CIVILACTIONNO 10CC158-P GeneralJurisdictionDivision INRE:CALUSA CAMPGROUND A SSOCIATION,INC. VS. FRANKHERRERA,JOSUE MENDEZ,ANDUNKNOWN TENANT TO:FRANKHERRERA, JOSUEMENDEZ,AND UNKNOWNTENANTIN POSSESSION NOTICEFORPUBLICATION YOUAREHEREBYNOTIFIED thatanactiontoforeclosea mortgageonthefollowing propertyinMonroeCounty, Florida: Unit506ofCALUSA CAMPGROUND,a Condominium,accordingtothe DeclarationofCondominium thereofasrecordedinOfficial RecordsBook1589,atPage 476,ofthePublicRecordsof MonroeCounty,Florida. Hasbeenfiledagainstyouand youarerequiredtoservea copyofyourwrittendefenses,if anytoitonDALEC. GLASSFORD,PAattorneyfor CALUSACAMPGROUND CONDOMINIUM A SSOCIATION,INC.,a Non-ProfitFloridaCorporation whoseaddressis12928SW 133COURT,MIAMI,FL33186 andfiletheoriginalwiththe clerkoftheabovestyledcourt onorbeforeMay4,2012 otherwiseadefaultwillbe enteredagainstyouforthe reliefprayedforinthe complaintorpetition. Thisnoticeshallbepublished onceaweekfortwo consecutiveweeksinTHE FLORIDAKEYSKEYNOTER. WITNESSmyhandandthe sealofsaidcourtatClerkofthe Court,88820Overseas Highway,Tavernier,FL33070 onthis26dayofMarch,2012. DannyL.Kolhage A sclerk,CircuitCourt Monroe,Florida ByRobinE.Readmond A sdeputyclerk PublishApril4,11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7836600 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THE16thJUDICIALCIRCUIT, INANDFORMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA CaseNo:12-DR-000356-K A A JulioJuarez Petitioner and DianaGonzalezVerdecia Respondent. NOTICEOFACTIONFOR DISSOLUTIONOF MARRIAGE To:DianaGonzalezVerdecia A ddressUnknown YOUARENOTIFIEDthatan actionhasbeenfiledagainst youandthatyouarerequiredto serveacopyofyourwritten defenses,ifany,toitonJulio JuarezwhoseaddressisPO Box4901,KeyWest,FL.33041 onorbeforeMay8th,2012,and filetheoriginalwiththeClerkof thisCourtat500Whitehead St.,KeyWest,FL33040before serviceonPetitioneror immediatelythereafter.Ifyou failtodoso,adefaultmaybe enteredagainstyouforthe reliefdemandedinthepetition. Copiesofallcourtdocuments inthiscase,includingorders, areavailableattheClerkofthe CircuitCourtsoffice.Youmay reviewthesedocumentsupon request. YoumustkeeptheClerkofthe CircuitCourtsofficenotifiedof yourcurrentaddress.(Youmay fileNoticeofCurrentAddress, FloridaSupremeCourt A pprovedFamilyLawForm 12.915.)Futurepapersinthis lawsuitwillbemailedtothe addressonrecordattheclerks office. WARNING:Rule12.285, FloridaFamilyLawRulesof Procedure,requirescertain automaticdisclosureof documentsandinformation. Failuretocomplycanresultin sanctions,includingdismissal orstrikingsofpleadings. Dated:March29th,2012. DANNYL.KOLHAGE CLERKOFTHECIRCUIT COURT By:MarisladyLopez DeputyClerk PublishApril4,11,18,25,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7880800 NOTICEOFSALE B.L.K.Storage givesnoticeof foreclosureoflienandintentto sellthisvesselon May1,2012 at11:00AMat : 79Industrial Rd.,BigPineKey,FL33043; pursuanttosubsection83.806 oftheFloridaStatues. B.L.K.Storagereservesthe righttoacceptorrejectany and/orallbids. 22BASSBOAT VIN / RNG119110681 PublishApril4,11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7924100 LOCALCOORDINATING BOARDFORTHE TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED QUARTERLYMEETING NOTICE TheMonroeCountyLocal CoordinatingBoardwillbe holdingitsregularlyscheduled quarterlymeetingonThursday, A pril12th,2012atthe MarathonGovernmentCenter, 2798OverseasHighway Marathon,FL33050at11:00 a.m.Thepublicisinvitedto attend. Inquiriesconcerningthis meetingshouldbedirectedto theHealthCouncilofSouth Florida,Inc.at(305)592-1452. PublishApril7,11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7925400 LOCALCOORDINATING BOARDFORTHE TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED PUBLICHEARINGNOTICE TheMonroeCountyLocal CoordinatingBoardwill conductaPublicHearingon Thursday,April12th,2012at 4:00pm.attheMarathon GovernmentCenter,2798 OverseasHighwayMarathon, FL33050,toelicitpublic commentontheTransportation DisadvantagedServicePlan. 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NOTICETOCREDITORS Theadministrationoftheestate ofANNR.TUSINO,deceased, whosedateofdeathwas January6,2011;FileNumber 44-2012-CP-17-P,ispending intheCircuitCourtfor MONROECounty,Florida, ProbateDivision,theaddress ofwhichis88820Overseas Hwy,PlantationKey,FL33070. Thenamesandaddressesof thepersonalrepresentative andthepersonal representativesattorneyare setforthbelow. A llcreditorsofthedecedent andotherpersonshaving claimsordemandsagainst decedentsestate,onwhoma copyofthisnoticeisrequiredto beservedmustfiletheirclaims withthiscourtWITHINTHE LATEROF3MONTHSAFTER THETIMEOFTHEFIRST PUBLICATIONOFTHIS NOTICEOR30DAYSAFTER THEDATEOFSERVICEOFA COPYOFTHISNOTICEON THEM. A llothercreditorsofthe decedentandotherpersons havingclaimsordemands againstdecedentsestatemust filetheirclaimswiththiscourt WITHIN3MONTHSAFTER THEDATEOFTHEFIRST PUBLICATIONOFTHIS NOTICE. A LLCLAIMSNOTFILED WITHINTHETIMEPERIODS SETFORTHINSECTION 733.702OFTHEFLORIDA PROBATECODEWILLBE FOREVERBARRED. NOTWITHSTANDINGTHE TIMEPERIODSETFORTH A BOVE,ANYCLAIMFILED TWO(2)YEARSORMORE A FTERTHEDECEDENTS DATEOFDEATHISBARRED. Thedateoffirstpublicationof thisnoticeis : April11,2012. MICHELLEA.PALMER PersonalRepresentative 10SanClementeCircle Milford,MA01757 UrbanJ.W.Patterson A ttorneyforPersonal Representative FloridaBarNo.382035 UrbanJ.W.Patterson,P.A. PostOfficeBox783 Islamorada,FL33036 Telephone:(305)664-5065 PublishApril11,18,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7962400 REQUESTFORPROPOSALS NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN TOPROSPECTIVEBIDDERS thattheMonroeCountySchool Districtwillreceivebidsforthe following: A A RFPNO.509 TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENTSERVICES Biddocumentsmaybe requestedfromDemandStar bycalling1-800-711-1712or bygoingtothewebsite www.Demandstar.comorby goingto www.KeysSchools.com.The publicrecorddocumentis availableatthePurchasing Department,241Trumbo Road,KeyWest,FL33040. A llbidsmustbereceivedonor before 2PMFriday,May4th, 2012 specifiedinthebid documents.TheMonroe CountySchoolDistrict reservestheright,atitssole discretion,toacceptorreject anyandallbidsandtowaive informalitiesorirregularities whenitisinthebestinterestof theBoardtodoso. MonroeCountySchoolDistrict PurchasingDepartment PublishApril11,14,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7974700 LOST/ABANDONED PROPERTYNOTICETOALL INTERESTEDPERSONS FloridaFishandWildlife ConservationCommission tookcustodyofa 261670 RawsonSailingVessel displayingDocumentation Numberof DO526534 .The vesselwasfound lost/abandonedon March6, 2012 ,near WisteriaIsland on statewatersinMonroeCounty. PursuanttoFloridaStatute 705,thepropertywillbe disposedofunlessaclaimby therightfulownerorthelien holderisreceivedby June4, 2012 .Sendclaimsinwritingto: FWC,DivisionofLaw Enforcement,2796Overseas Highway,Suite100,Marathon, FL33050. Attention: Officer Greenier,FWC-11-OFF-4365. PublishApril11,18,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7977900 NOTICEOF PUBLICSALE Thevehicle(s)listedbelowwill besoldatpublicauctionfor cashat FLORIDAKEYS TOWINGINC.,1620Overseas Hwy,MarathonFL33050at 8:00AMonMay5,2012 in accordancetoFloridaStatute Section713.78forunpaid towing&storage. FLORIDA KEYSTOWING,INC .reserves therighttoacceptorrejectany and/orallbids.Allvehicles/ vesselsaresoldasis. 1.2006ANG1 VIN:ANGJJ154L506 2.2006PERM VIN:40ZBA26256P004636 PublishApril11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7988000 NOTICEOF PUBLICAUCTION A uctiontobeheldon 04/23/2012at8:00A.M. at All AmericanTowing&Tire,Inc., 711LargoRd,KeyLargo,FL 33037, inaccordancetoFL statuesection713.78for unpaidtowing&storage. 2003Yamahawaverunner VIN / YAMA3628C303 1996FORDE-350VAN VIN / 1FDJS34F6THA78329 PublishApril11,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 7986300 TheEarlyLearningCoalition A A ofMiami-Dade/Monroe is seekingacandidatetofilla private-sectormemberposition onits BoardofDirectors. Candidatemustresidein Floridaandbeassociatedwith aprivate-sectorbusinessentity conductingbusinessinMonroe County:€Anownerhavingatleasta 10%ownershipinterestinthe businessentity;€TheCEOorCOOofthe businessentity;€Abusinessexecutiveor employeeofthebusinessentity whoisatthemanagementlevel orhigherwithoptimumpolicy makingorhiringauthority;or€Anindividualwhopreviously metoneofthecriteria aforementioned,butisretired fromthebusinessentity.The candidate(orcandidates relative)mustnotbea child-carebusinessowneror employee. PleasecontactMaryWilliams at (305)296-5557foran application,orvisitourwebsite, www.elcmdm.org andclickon theBoardofDirectors A pplicationlinkonthe homepage.Applicationswith resumemustbesubmittedto mwilliams…elcmdm.org by 4/27/2012. PublishApril11,14,2012 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A F/TCLEANINGPERSON Benefitsincluded.Applyin person.CaloosaCove ResortMM73.8Islamorada. MustspeakEnglish. FAMILYPLUMBING COMPANY hiring sewerinstaller. 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Work1day/weekwithpay. Freedockageand/orapt.No p ets/smkrs. 305-743-8454 A A WatersportsattendantF/T for busycompanyinIslamorada. Mustbehardworking& dependable.Weekends&valid dr.lic.amust!305-896-2915 A A CENTENNIALBANK Teller-Islamorada CentennialBankisseekinga candidateforpart-time Teller in ourIslamoradaBranchtowork approximately20hoursper week.Mustbeflexibletowork occasionalSaturdays.Teller experienceandexcellent customerserviceskills required.Toapply,pleasego to:https://homebancshares. applicantharbor.com.Ifyou haveanyquestions,callJackie Grasley,305-676-3004 A nEqualOpportunity EmployerM/F/D/V Receptionist/OfficeManager forbusyboatyard.Excellent interpersonalandcomputer skills,telephonemannerand referencesreqd.QuickBooks exp.aplus.Mon-Fri,8-5. Benefits.DFWP.EOE. Sendresumetosherry…marathonboatyard.comorfax to305.289.0751orcomplete applicationat2059O/SHwy. A A A AExpHairStylist/Colorist Needed forRapidlygrowing Salon&DaySpainBigPine 50-65%comm ‚ 10%retail comm ‚ educ&teamperks. CallDebbie305-872-4010 AAExpHairStylist/Colorist Needed forRapidlygrowing Salon&DaySpainBigPine 50-65%comm ‚ 10%retail comm ‚ educ&teamperks. CallDebbie305-872-4010 Hover-Tour.comishiring experienced MARINE MECHANIC forDieselengines inKeyLargo.Call (305)904-3847tomakean appointment.Tofindoutmore aboutusgotoHover-Tour.com A A BALLYHOOS isnowhiring servers!Mustbewillingto worknightsandweekends PleaseapplyatBallyhoos, 97860overseasHwyKey Largo,Fl33037 EXPERIENCEDFRONT DESKCLERK -Mustbe flexibletoworknights& weekends.ApplyBananaBay Resort,4590O/SHwy,Mrthn. The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551

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Wednesday,April 11,2012 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com A A A A TOM THUMBFood Stores, Inc. Offers the following positions inMONROE COUNTY* Managers &ManagerTrainees Assistant Managers Store ClerksThree shifts available:6am to 2pm 2pm to 10pm 10pm to 6amTo apply please call 786-295-5307 and ask for Ken Lee We will train. No experience needed. Competitive wages and benefits. DFWP. E.O.E. Guidance/Care Center,Inc.Helping people cope.Healthcare coverage,401 with match and retirement plan.Please send resumes with cover letter to humanresources@villagesouth.com .EEOC/DFWP MENTAL HEALTH TECH Marathon. Full and part time,must be able to work flexible hours and shifts. High School diploma or equivalent. A A A A Certified Nursing Assistant Physical TherapistRegistered Nurse Front Office Receptionist Apply online at:http://www .f isher menshospital.or g Fishermans Hospital is located in Marathon,FLE.O.E./Drug Free Workplace/E-verify A A A A A A A A LOGO Dummy040 Error: 1 Dummy0409-16:03:32 6 x 6.3 (89.6471) Dummy Dummy Make BIG $$$$Bartender, Dancers Servers & SecurityHousing availableMonday SaturdayCall Mr Ford664-4335 WOODYS MM82 EXPERIENCEDHELPONLY€BreakfastCook€PrepCook€LineCook€Host/Hostess€Waitstaff€Bartender€BusPerson€FrontofHouseManagers A pplyinperson: SunsetGrille&RawBar,7 KnightsKeyBlvd,Marathon. FULLTIMEBREAKFAST ANDLUNCHWAITRESS NEEDED Willingtotrain.Apply TheStuffedPig,Marathon. HOUSEKEEPER forsmall waterfrontmotel,nearlyF/T. Priorexp.&bi-lingualaplus. A pplyinpersonatThePelican, 99340O/SHighway,KeyLargo Housekeeperneededfor16 unitmotelinmiddleKeys withhousingavailable.Mustbe exp.andhavereferences. Non-smokeronly. 305-664-2662ore-mail resumetolongkeygal…aol.com IMMEDIATEHIRING€BreakfastServers€DiningRoomCaptains withknowledgeofwine€DinnerFoodRunners HIDEAWAYCAFECall Robertat289-1554between 10am-noonforappointment. MARKER88NOWHIRING DaytimeHost&Servers Mustworkweekends. A pplyinpersonat Marker88Restaurant NOWHIRING:SERVERS, BARTENDERS,HOSTS, EXPEDITORS. Ifyouare professional&personable, &treatyourcustomersasif theywereyourfriends,then applyinpersonatSundowners, MM104,Bayside.DFWP. P/TCOUNTERHELP/COOK A talocaltouristattractionin Marathon.Pleasecall 743-0674foranappointment. between4-6pm. P/TFRONTDESKCLERK Mon.andTues.forKeyColony BeachMotel.305-289-0411. Pleaseapplyinpersontofillout application,441E.OceanDr. RESTAURANTMANAGER neededinKeyLargoarea forhighlysuccessful RestaurantGroup.Mustbe willingtoworknight&wknds. Salarycommensuratew/exp. Faxresumeto305-453-9661 orEmail:ap…fkrm.com WORKONTHEOCEAN CabanaBreezesnowhiring€SERVERS€BARBACK€BUSSER€HOSTESS A pply401E.OceanDr.,KCB. A A LookingforaLocal Business? Alsosee TheFloridaKeysBusiness Directory ineveryissueofthe Keynoter! A A LookingforaLocalService? A lsosee TheFloridaKeysBusiness Directory ineveryissueofthe Keynoter! A A PRIVATECOLLECTOR SEEKINGWOODCARVINGS BYCHRISDUBE ph561-324-9778 buffet49…bellsouth.net PrivateCollectorWants RolexDivewatchesandPilot Watches.OldmodelMilitary clocks&watches. Call305-743-4578 A A LONGKEYMM66 YARDSALE! Dishes,glassware,figurines, pictures,records,muchmore! 65920O/SHwy,Sat,4/14,8-2. The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 YOU HAVE IT.Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in our classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or ads@keynoter.com GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551

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KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday,April 11,2012 A A A A A A LOGO Dummy040 Error: 1 Dummy0409-16:04:27 5 x 9.5 (134.118) Dummy Dummy A A A A A A BATHROOMVANITY Brandnew,modern,double sink,abovecounter,wall mount,espressofinish, 68in.w/mirrors&shelves. Stillinbox.Paid$1800. Call305-393-0802 GERefrigerator18.2cu.ft. w/ice$175; GEElectricRange self-cleaning$175;GE Microwave-SpaceSaver/ A bovetherange-$75. A llwhite.Allverygoodcond. 305-942-1686 RyobiGasLeafBlower 350CFMelectricstart,used2 times$100. OutdoorLounge Chair $25. OutdoorRocking Chair $20.231-642-0367 USEDAPPLIANCES& FURNITURE Webuy&sell. ByarsUsedFurniture &Appliances,2771O/SHwy, Marathon.743-6506 A A A1/1COTTAGE-FULLY furnished.Incl.Util. ‚ Wifi& Sat.TV.$975/mo.F/S.Annual lease.MM100Bayside.Ref. Reqd.305-924-0137 KCB3/2SingleFamilyHome AVAILABLEMAY1TOJAN1 on40canal,fullyfurn,allnew! $1500/mo,F/L/S, ‚ util.6mo min.Nopets.732-768-6956 LITTLETORCH,MM28 Outstanding3BR,2.5BA waterfront,pool.Nosmoking. Nopets.Boatslip.$2,700mo ‚ utils.305-743-4633 MARATHON 4BR,2BA builtin2007.2cargarage, W/D,C/A,fencedyardondry lot.Longtermonly.$1850/mo F/L/S.305-923-9542 MM74LowerMatecumbe Upscale3/3house.Private setting,dockage&pool. A nnual.Nosmoking.F/L/S Furn.$3500305-481-0757 A A MTHMM53.2BR CLEAN NEWW/DGROUNDLEVEL UPDATEDKITCHEN.NO PETS.F/L/SMO.303124ST. 305-942-3667 SUMMERLANDKEY Oceanfront2/2, W/D,A/C, dock,boatbasin,beach. $1,800/mo.Petsconsidered. 561-371-9838,561-588-4919 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 MARATHON1BR,1BA, with workshop,niceyardandporch! $600/mo.,F/L/S.6month minimum.305-849-6236 MARATHON3BRPREFAB MobileHome.C/A,lrgfencedin yard,quietneighborhood,close toOcean!Petsnegotiable.W/D hkup.305-797-9132 PLANTATIONKEYComfy& Cozy -2BR,1BAmobile home.Fl.room.largelot, furn/unfurn.6moleasemin. $1180/mo ‚ util 412-889-5807 A A CONCHKEYMM63 .1BR, 1BA,grndlevel,fullyfurn. Kitchen,LR,boatslipavail. DirectlyontheBay,mustsee! $1200/mo.305-743-3478 MARATHON1/1,SPACIOUS Waterfront!Fullkitchen,screen porch,laundryroom,tiled,walk inclosets,coveredparking. Longterm,F/L/S.289-0064 MARATHON1BR,1BA, washer/dryeronpremises. Quietstreet-idealforsingle, smallpetOK.$900/mo includeswater.305-743-6791 MARATHON 26thST. Smallefficiency. Waterincl.$575mo. First/Last/$400sec. 305-394-3923 A A MARATHON-beautiful3BR, 2BAduplex ,alltiled,C/A,on canal,biketobeach!Boat dockageifwanted.$1575/mo. F/L ‚ $500sec.718-428-1374 MARATHONEFFICIENCY OceanIslesgatedcommty. Furn,Clubhousew/pool,N/S, nopets.Bkgrndchkreq.$800. 386-308-4071;386-467-1966 MARATHON,LITTLEVENICE $600/mo&utils.Partiallyfurn. Niceneighborhood,closeto shopping.Call743-0039orcell 305-731-5588 MM92Tavernier 2BR1.5BAFurnished Condo$1250permonth Includesallutilities 305-496-6491 MM97.8OCEANSIDE Large1BRAPT.Unfurn. Quietlocation,$850/mo. F/L/S.Inclwater&cable. Call305-852-5866 MM99.5PORTLARGO1/1 Unfurn.Clean,light,spacious, Cent.A/C,1scrnprch, $875/mo. ‚ util. Call305-923-6968 PLANTATIONKEYMM89.2 1BRFurn.,rearupstairs,Apt w/laundryonsite.$1050/mo. incl.utilities.F/S.Call 305-517-6252,305-664-7252 1BR/1BA Furn.Fresh/clean. Quietnghbrhd.Mature,Non smoker,Pet?Cable/util.incl., Gardenparadise.$850/mo. F/L.MM89.305-852-1764 A A KEYLARGOMM96. Ocean side.Directoceanaccess w/Oceanviews!Furn,3br,2ba/ 2br,2ba.Seasonalorannual. Call786-258-3127 A A HeartOfMarathonOfficeorretail.1000sqft.Next toPublix,thenewWalgreens andmarina. 561-743-3745 A A MARATHONCommspace 2,450sqftofficeplusstorage. 180frontfootageonUS / 1. Lotsofprkg.Industrialzoned warehouses,980sfw/office& 350sfspace.CallJohn 587-7529,Kurt481-4838 Marathon-GulfsideVillage 5800O/SHwy,Unit / 32,960 sq.ft.$1750/mo.pluselect. 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Withtrailer,$49,000. 413-237-5001 200416Famouscraft flatsboat, 90hpYamaha 54hrs,manyoptions,trailer, electronics,jackplate,pole $7500OBO 872-4793 A A CarolinaSkiffSpecialists Al l sizes&models:SeaChasers, Benningtonpontoons&Hydr a sports.CallFt.MyersforWest Coastpricing!800-955-7543 GrandSlamflatsboat 1995, 17ftflatsboat;125hpmerc; aluminumtrailer; minkota24volttrollingmotor; pushpole.Oneofthe bestdesignedbackcountry skiffsever. Runsgood$4800.00 305-304-9186 A A 30  GRAMPIANSAILBOAT Excellentcondition,great liveaboard. Reduced!$3200. Seeat2525OverseasHwy, Marathon. A A BOATSLIPFORRENT MM99OCEANSIDE $10ft.Upto40ft. Noliveaboards.Water& Electric.(305)942-3055 BOATSTORAGEIN MARATHON -wet&dryslips availimmed.40&50wetslip s also36dryrackinsidestorag e Call305-289-0064 HOTSUMMERSPECIAL! BOATSLIPS,$425/mo. SombreroMarina/Dockside, Marathon743-5663oremail sombreromarina…comcast.n e LIVEABOARDDOCKFOR RENT COCOPLUM / MARATHON. A vailablenow.Pleasecall 305-743-6519 LIVEABOARDDOCKSLIP. 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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .4B Living . . . . . . .3B Business . . . . . .5A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2012 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,APRIL 11,2012 VOLUME 59,NO.29 25 CENTS Into the playoffs The Coral Shores High girls tennis team makes it to the state regional playoffs. Story, 1B Prayers for Wejebe The International Game Fish Association hosts a Sunday celebration of life for the late Jose Wejebe. Story, 2A Photo by BERT BUDDEThe Key West High School baseball team loosens up with the much-talked-about 70-foot home-run sculpture as a backdrop Monday at Marlins Park in Miami.The Conchs lost,7-0,to Archbishop McCarthy in the Field of Dreams Invitational,part of the stadium's grand-opening events.Story, 1BMAJOR LEAGUE DREAMSDemocrats get opponent forRiveraPOLITICSDruckemiller: Others involvedSpeaking out for the first time, former Monroe County Technical Services Administrator Lisa Druckemiller, under investigation for allegedly stealing county electronics and selling them, on Tuesday denied she racked up a reported $20,000 in charges on a credit card belonging to Deputy County Administrator Debbie Frederick. She also said she's unfairly the sole focus of an investigation into 36 missing county iPhones and 12 missing iPads conservatively valued at $15,000. Druckemiller claims "there are seven people involved in this," including County Administrator Roman Gastesi, who has acknowledged purchasing two iPads and two iPhones from Druckemiller for cash; and Hank Kokenzie, senior systems analyst. He admits paying Druckemiller cash for three iPads and two iPhones but declined comment, Frederick said. The State Attorney's Office said there's nothing to the "seven people." "Where are their names? A31-year county employee would approach [Gastesi] and say I have a deal for you? Don't you think he should have fired me?" Druckemiller said, referring to herself. Gastesi said on Monday it was "dumb" to pay cash for two iPhones and two iPads and tried to debunk rumors he's planning to resign. "I'm not considering resigning over this whole thing, no," he said. "We're the ones that exposed this thing as soon as we knew there was some discrepancy.She questions why she's sole focus, also denies theft from FrederickBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comIPHONE/IPAD INVESTIGATION Photo by GARY PURSEYThis manatee can't look more relaxed.The sea cow decided to take in the sights in the canal bordering Columbus Drive on Lower Matecumbe Key.CHILL TIMESawyer is transferred to state prison systemKey West native Norma Jean Sawyer, now known to the Florida Department of Corrections as inmate K08831, is set for release from state prison on March 19, 2014. That's the date posted when she was transferred from the Monroe County Detention Center on April 4 to the Broward Correctional Institute, a reception center for female inmates new to the state prison system. Much of the facility consists of dormitorystyle housing shared by multiple inmates. Following her orientation, she'll likely be transferred to another prison, Department of Corrections spokeswoman Ann Howard said. On March 21, Circuit Court Judge Mark Jones sentenced the former executive director of the Bahama Conch Community Land Trust to two years in prison for stealing taxpayer money. She will be 62 upon her release date. Sawyer was convicted of felony scheme to defraud for misappropriating $121,637 in city and state grant money intended to construct homeless housing at 307 Julia St. in Bahama Village. Jones ordered that Sawyer's incarceration be followed by 25 years of probation and that she repay $153,811 in public money. Her restitution breaks down as follows: $59,262 to the city of Key West, $62,375 to the state Department of Children and Families and $32,174 to the State Attorney's Office for investigative and prosecutorial fees.Acevedo movesMonique Acevedo, another high-profile female inmate from the Keys, has been trans-And Acevedo sent upstate from HomesteadBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comCRIME FRONTSee Sawyer,3A SAWYERThe race for the redrawn congressional district that includes Monroe County added a second Democratic challenger Monday. Gloria Romero Roses, 40, of Southwest Ranches in Broward County will run for the Florida District 26 seat. Others in the race include current District 25 Rep. David Rivera, Republican from Miami; Key Largo independent Jose F. Peixoto; and Cutler Bay hotel executive Justin L. Sternad, a Democrat. Romero Roses is a first-time candidate apparently running with the backing of the Florida Democratic Party. "Voters are completely disenchanted with people who have so-called political experience," Romero Roses said Tuesday. "I want to see stuff get done." "My background is as a results-driven businesswoman," she said. "I'd been thinking about running. When I saw how dramatically bad things have gotten, I felt strongly that I need to get up and lead." Romero Roses said she intends to file papers with the state Division of Elections soon, possibly this week. She lives outside District 26 boundaries, but stresses her professional real-estate and investment career in MiamiDade County. Any Florida citizen can seek any congressional seat in the state. "I was in the Keys last weekend and will be coming down again," she said. Born in Colombia but raised in South Florida, Romero Roses holds a bachelor's degree from Florida International University and a master's from the University of Miami. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who has represented Monroe County for the past decade as part of her District 18, will run for re-election in the new District 27 around her Miami home. Ros-Lehtinen will not appear on the Monroe County ballot in 2012. Rivera, a first-term Republican, currently represents a district that includes most of western Miami-Dade. That area will dominate the new District 26 if a redistricting plan approved by the Florida Legislature withstands court challenges and judicial scrutiny. Rivera, 46, has not officially filed campaign documents but the deadline for federal offices is not until June 8. "Jobs has got to be issue No. 1," Romero Roses said. "I think David Rivera has become distracted and lost touch with working families. He's wrong on the issues and been shadowed by ethical investigations undermining what he has done." Since his 2010 election, Rivera has faced investigations into his role managing a proslots political campaign on behalf of the Flagler Dog Track while he served in the Florida House. Money paid by the dog track went to a marketing company run by two of Rivera's relatives. Track officials said they were dealing directly with Rivera. "Congressman Rivera is focused on several issues ..Congressional district takes in Florida KeysBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSee Congress,3ASee Investigation,3A Fishing the Florida KeysThe bigger dolphin are moving in and the yellowtailing at the reef remains fantastic.Captain's column, Column, 2B Popham handing offThe seven-year head of the National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council is handing off the reins. Story, 4A