Florida Keys keynoter
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Title: Florida Keys keynoter
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Physical Description: v : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
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Publisher: Keynoter Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Marathon Fla
Publication Date: 08-18-2012
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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .8B Living . . . . . . .2B Business . . . . . .7A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .5BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2012 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,AUGUST 18,2012 VOLUME 59,NO.66 25 CENTS In L'AttitudesWho doesn't love chocolate? In Key Largo,you can learn to whip up your own.Story, 6B Getting your hands dirty is, well,delicious way to learnIs it chocolate day?Ž Those were the first words out of four-year-old Maggie Mae Brages mouth when she woke up on a recent Saturday morning. Her mother, Tina Roberge-Brage of Islamorada, recounted her daughters excitement about attending the Jr. Chocolatier class at Key Largo Chocolates. Ive never seen her pop out of bed so fast,Ž she said. Later that morning, Maggie joined 11 other children ranging in ages from 4-14 for a morning of creative chocolate projects in the factory behind the store. After being helped into paper chefs toques and aprons, they had a short lesson on the different types of chocolate and tasted each kind. Then, pouring melted chocolate into molds, they made lollipops in shapes likewhales, sharks, fish daintedthem rated with sprinkles. Chocolatier, Kristie Thomas, who owns the fachpwithher husWe try to do a good variety of treats that they can take home and do at home,Ž Thomas said. The children like getting their hchocolate, and f moved to the new location at mile marker 100.5, nearly tripling their square footage, hosting classes became more realistic. I took a lot of classes when I was learning, and I hmveryinforma-Classes bring rave reviews for chocolatierB y C L A U D IA M ILLE RL A ttitu d e s C o n trib u to rK E Y L A R G O P h o t o s b y C L A U D IA M IL L E RJennifer Zemmel from Key Largo Chocolates helps Makenzie Wright,12,and Coral DePauw,8,from Key Largo scrape the chocolate off the tops of their lollipop molds at the Jr.Chocolatier Class. Slaac saR nMu w laF IL M Swim,bike,runTriathlons -even mini-tris -aren't for the weak.Learn how to train for one on 1B HELLO,DEER Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYA curious Key deer peeks out from under the brush on a recent morning on No Name Key.At one time the deer were in danger of becoming extinct but the U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service says the herd,based primarily on Big Pine Key and No Name,is now healthy.Saunders ponders future optionsState Rep. Ron Saunders, who lost the Tuesday Democratic primary in state Senate District 39, said he's surprised how badly he was beaten in Miami-Dade County, one of four counties, including Monroe, comprising the district. "Our polling showed we were doing well. The turnout was unexpected, too," he said. Saunders, from Key West, lost the primary to state Rep. Dwight Bullard of Miami (there were three other Democrats on the ballot but Saunders and Bullard were considered the front runners). Saunders won Monroe, Hendry and Collier counties but Miami-Dade, the largest of the district's counties, went overwhelmingly to Bullard. Saunders, a married attorney with a 14-year-old son, would have been the first state senator from the Keys in decades. But after being knocked out of the general election, he said is not sure about his political future. "I'm going to focus on my family and take a break from politics for a while," Saunders said. "This campaign was a tough one. There's [no political office] that I have my eye on." Bullard now faces Republican Scott Hopes in November. Hopes qualified to run just before the June qualifying deadline, which made the primary closed to independents and Republicans. Saunders said he would have gotten more of the vote if Hopes stayed out of the race. Districtwide, Bullard won 35 percent of the 30,730 votes cast. Saunders got 30 percent of the vote and school teacher and former state Rep. James Bush III of Miami came in third place with almost 28 percent of the vote. Saunders won almost 88 percent of the Monroe County vote but in MiamiDade, he got just 11 percent of the 21,503 votes cast compared to Bullard's 46 percent. Saunders said a late-cam-Representative: Miami-Dade vote cost electionELECTION 2012See Saunders,2A DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comCourt upholds early votingAfederal court ruling issued late Thursday upholds the right of Monroe County and four other Florida counties to keep an extended early-voting period. Keys Elections Supervisor Harry Sawyer Jr. says he will fight to keep it that way. By early Friday, officials from Gov. Rick Scott's administration were trying to persuade the election supervisors in the five affected counties to accept a new plan with fewer days but longer hours. "I cannot go along with that," Sawyer responded. Secretary of State Ken Detzner, Florida's top election official, convened a conference call Friday morning with the five county election supervisors. State officials "were really trying to sell us on the idea of going along and showing solidarity," Sawyer said. "My expression to the secretary was that I do not agree with their plan." "It's all about access, and days are more important than hours," Sawyer said. "Reducing the number of early-voting days is far more discriminatory than adding hours." Sawyer, a Republican, is one of two Florida county election supervisors to file as an intervener in a federal filing by the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida objecting to state electionlaw changes passed by the Florida Legislature in 2011. "I'm an election administrator, not a politician," Sawyer said. "I have to look out for what's best for our voters." Five Florida counties Monroe, Collier, Hardee, Hendry and Hillsborough State's top election official tries tosway Sawyer to accept amended planELECTION 2012By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSee Voting,3A Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYDwight Bullard (left),the Democratic candidate in state Senate District 39,which includes the Florida Keys,lays out his platform Friday in Key West as Republican challenger Scott Hopes looks on.ELECTION 2012In focus: Legislative racesJust three days after finishing a tough-run primary, the four candidates still in the running for the Keys state House and Senate seats squared off Friday in Key West to continue pushing their platforms in the run-up to the Nov. 6 general election. Sponsored by the Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West, the session at the DoubleTree Grand Key Resort included Republican Holly MerrillRaschein of Key Largo and Democrat Ian Whitney of Key West, running in House District 120; and Democrat Dwight Bullard of Miami and Republican Scott Hopes of Homestead, running in Senate District 39. Moderator Todd German, drawing on questions submitted by organization members, covered topics running the gamut, from immigration and health care to balancing commercial development with conservation efforts. Bullard is a two-term state representative and is looking to fill the seat being vacated by his mother, longtime Sen. Larcenia Bullard, who paid scant attention to Keys issues just like her predecessor, Daryl Jones. Dwight Bullard, a publicBullard,Hopes make their 1st Keys appearanceSee Debate,3ABy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKeys fun leads to payoutAde facto strip tease at a Key West bar in March 2003 has resulted in a $135,000 windfall for an Ohio TVnewscaster but not without embarrassment and loss of a job. Thursday the U.S. Court of Appeals in Cleveland affirmed the payout to Catherine Bosley from Larry Flynt Productions because Flynt's Hustler magazine published a photo of her au naturel in February 2008, even though Flynt didn't have rights to the image and wasn't given permission to use it. Bosley, then 37 and a newscaster for the CBS affiliate in Youngstown, Ohio, was in a wet T-shirt contest at the Key West bar the lawsuit doesn't name it. Aman named Gontran Durocher shot the photo and posted it on his website, and another man, Ken Blazina, wrote to Hustler in 2006 saying he didn't have the photo but Hustler might want to get it for its "hot news babe of the month" feature. The skin magazine got it and printed it, along with this description: "The anchorwoman not only looks good but apparently also likes to party." It notes that when the photo appeared on the Internet, she resigned from her station, KWBN. However, in 2004 two years before it was published Bosley bought the rights to it and copyrighted it on Aug. 25 that year.So Bosley sued Flynt. Thursday, the court said her copyright is valid and Hustler owes her the money. Bosley now works for WOIO in Cleveland.New anchor wins $135Kfor wet T-shirt photoKeynoter StaffIN THE COURTS BOSLEY


KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,August 18,2012 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.9181 SUN.9182 MON.9182 TUES.9182 Forecast:Party cloudy with little chance of rain and thunderstoms over the next several days.Heat index about 99F.Winds genrally from the SE 5-10 mph.Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches twice weekly for the presence of enteric bacteria.The following beaches have health advisories against swimming: John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,Key Largo.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 the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald.Keynoter mail subscriptions:$59.53 in Florida and $56.16 out-of-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 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 BRIEFSCitizens revises inspection programCitizens Property Insurance Corp. said Friday it will revise an inspection program aimed at helping prevent wind damage to homes. With new inspections, many customers have lost previous discounts known in the insurance industry as mitigation credits when Citizens has done re-inspections of the homes. Citizens said Friday there will now be free follow-up inspections if homeowners disagree with the findings of inspectors. Also, Citizens will provide more information to consumers about a dispute-resolution process. News Service of Florida WKYZ Florida KeysPirateRadioKeyWest.com 96.7 FM 101.7 FM Keys News on the half-hour Daily (M-F) News Director Don Riggs M or nings 7:30 8:30 9:30 A f t er no ons 4:30 5:30 NOTICE OFSPECIALMEETING FLORIDAKEYS AQUEDUCTAUTHORITYFLORIDAKEYS MOSQUITO CONTROLDISTRICT 503 107th Street Marathon, Florida 33050TUESDAY, AUGUST28, 2012 10:00 A.M.The purpose of the meetin g is for discussion and to take action relatin g to the Cudjoe Re g ional Wastewater Project. The Board will receive a status report on the project and review proposed criteria for the Request for Proposals. All a g endas and backup can be viewed on our web site @ HYPERLINK www .fkaa.com ., or a copy of the A g enda, or any backup, is available upon request from FKAA, Elvira Sawyer, Executive Office Coordinator, 1100 Kennedy Drive, Key West, FL33040, (305) 295-2203, esawyer@fkaa.com Published Keynoter 8-18-12 8,158 Keys students expectedMonroe County School District teachers were back in the classroom this week preparing for the Monday return of an expected 8,158 students. That includes an expected 991 students who will attend one of the six public charter schools in the Florida Keys. Parents enrolling their children in a Monroe County school for the first time should bring an original birth certificate; proof of age and legal name; proof of current address; and proof of a current physical examination, including a tuberculosis clinical screening, appropriate follow-up and a certificate of immunization. There's no cut-off for registration. With the run-up to Monday, school administrators are reminding students to adhere to the dress code, which prohibits hats, sunglasses, wallet chains, exposed bras or midriffs, and skirts that come six inches above the knee, among other things. Schools across the county open at slightly different times, ranging from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., and let out between 2:15 and 3:45 p.m. Start times, along with bus routes, a school-year calendar and schooland grade-level specific supply lists, are available online at www.keysschools.com Florida Keys law enforcement officials are cautioning drivers to go the speed limit in school zones and be aware of school buses. If you're on a two-way street with no median, you can't pass a stopped school bus in either direction. If you're on a divided road with an unpaved space of at least 5 feet, a raised median or a physical barrier going the opposite way of the stopped bus, it's OK to pass. Traffic fines are doubled if you speed in a school zone or illegally pass a school bus. Income-eligible parents interested in taking advantage of the district's free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch program can call Deb Stecklein at 2931400, Ext. 53343, to see how to apply. It won't be long before students and teachers get their first day off, with the Sept. 3 Labor Day holiday. The first grading period ends Oct. 19.Classrooms opening up on MondayBACK TO SCHOOL RICE Charles Woodrow Rice age 66, died in Key Largo, Florida on August 6, 2012. He was born June 29, 1946 in the Army Air Forces Regional Hospital (Biltmore Hotel) in Coral Gables, Florida, and was married to his beloved wife, Suzette, for 31 years. He was raised in Falls Church, Virginia. Charlie proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1966-1968. He graduated from the University of Alabama in 1972, and then went on to graduate from the University Of Miami School Of Law in 1975. He practiced law in Miami with integrity and distinction for 37 years. Charlie loved law in its purest sense and was always up to a discussion on its proper application. During his full-time practice of law, Charlie also earned a Masters degree cum laude in Military History from Norwich University in 2008. Shortly after earning his history degree, Charlie wrote his first journal article on the Submarine Chaser Training Center in downtown Miami during World War II. Charlie was a respected scholar on the Civil War era. Oftentimes reading a book a week, Charlie considered words and writing a powerful media. He was doing preliminary research for a book he was hoping to draft on a World War II soldier from the Tampa area. Charlie loved the Florida Keys, its life style, the open waters and its history, as well. As a lover of rock music, Charlie would spend hours listening to his favorite musicians and was known to adapt songs into humorous satires. Charlie could find humor in the strangest things, and although his humor could be biting, he took pride in being politically incorrect. As he went through life, Charlie found friends from all aspects of his life. His co-workers from his dayŽ family along with his friends from his studies and organizations became woven into the fabric of his daily life. They enriched his intellect and he was always pleased to have them in his life. Above all, Charlie loved his family and friends. His love for his sons was deep and strong. Charlie lived to see them grow into fine men and it filled his heart with pleasure to know them as adults. Charlie loved his wife, mother and siblings without reserve. He saw them as the foundation of his life and being. In addition to Suzette, Charlie is survived by his two adored sons, Alexander and Andrew; his mother Catherine Hefinger Rice; his sisters Rosemary McMahan, Mary Lee Yonce, Therese Rice-Dietrich, Lee Ann Mack; his brothers Mike Rice and John Rice; his many nieces and nephews; and his dear friends and colleagues. He was preceded in death by younger sister Jane Frances Rice and his father, Harry Woodrow Rice. A private service for family was held in Huntsville, Alabama on August 11, 2012. A celebration of his life for friends and colleagues will be held at 6:30 pm on August 20, 2012 at the Palmetto Bay Center at 18001 Old Cutler Road in Palmetto Bay, Florida. In lieu of flowers, friends may make a contribution to the Charles Rice Dade County Courthouse Memorial Fund. Contributions can be sent to Buckner, Shifrin, Rice, Etter & Kohlman, P.A. at 46 Southwest 1st Street, Suite 200, Miami, Florida 33130. WILLIAMS Eva Marie Williams of Logansport, passed away at 12:40 pm Friday, August 10, 2012 at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru. She had just celebrated her 100th birthday in July. Born July 30, 1912 in Osceola, IN, she was the daughter of Clarence and Ella Long Richards. On August 27, 1932, she married L. Paul Williams, who preceded her in death on October 5, 1980. Mrs. Williams was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and she labored beside her husband Paul for many years in farming, doing everything from delivering calves & butchering chickens to driving the tractor and gardening/canning. She retired in the winter to Marathon, Fl., volunteering her time to Fishermans Hospital, the Moose Lodge, and the Marathon Garden Club. Her family & friends remember her most for her wonderful servants heart and unending hospitality. Her door was always open to every soul, friend or foe. Her hobbies included laundering, making homemade noodles and Key Lime Pie for family members, reading voraciously, playing solitaire and burning brush piles. Surviving are one son, Richard Lynn Williams, of Monticello; three daughters, Pattie Lou Melin, of Monticello, Pauline Kay Filgo, of Dublin, CA, and Mary Ellen Anderson, of Walton; nine grandchildren: Richard L. Moore, Susan K. Mayhill, Daniel L. Williams, Dawn L. Smith, Donald J. Hendrixson, Robyn L. Regier, Robert B. Filgo, Jody L. Filgo, & Brandy S. Gavenda; eighteen great-grandchildren: Ben & Brad Moore, Jackie & Chad Mayhill, Heidi Melin, Sarah, Rachel, & Abigail Infante, Toby Smith, Katie, Christy, J.P., and Kerri Jo Hendrixson, Whitney, Ethan,& Nathan Regier, and Kayline & Otto James Gavenda; ten great-greatgrandchildren; several step grandchildren and step greatgrandchildren; one sister, DottieBaker, Warsaw; one sister-in-law, Margaret Richards, Goshen; and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her daughter, Sally Ann, who died at nine days old; her son, David Lee Williams, who died in 1988; her grandson, John J. Melin, who died in 2011; one sister and two brothers. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday 8/15/12, in Fisher Funeral Chapel, Logansport, with Pastor Larry Fry, officiating. Interment will follow in the Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Logansport. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012 at Fisher Funeral Chapel, Logansport, Indiana. Contributions may be made to the Hillcrest Baptist Church. You may share condolences in her guestbook and view her video tribute online at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.compaign mailer sent to Democrats falsely linking him with Republican Gov. Rick Scott's agenda cost him votes. The mailer was sent by an organization formed by Bullard's parents called Tomorrow's Vision of Florida. The Tampa Bay Times fact-checking project Politifact Florida called the ad "misleading." Saunders said he resisted opportunities to go negative on Bullard. "We kept the high road," he said. "We could have pulled some negative ads on Bullard, but we didn't." Saunders, 57, is finishing his sixth consecutive term as representative of House District 120. This is his second time serving in the House. He had served previously from 1986 to 1994. He is currently the House minority leader, and in the past has chaired the powerful House Appropriations Committee. Saunders'most serious opponent this election was Bullard, 35. He is a MiamiDade public high school teacher who represents state House District 118. Bullard graduated from Florida A&M University. The Bullard family is a South Florida political dynasty. His mother, Larcenia J. Bullard, served in the state House from 1992 to 2000, and has been the District 39 senator since 2000. His father, Edward B. Bullard, served in the state House from 2000 to 2008. District 39 was recently redrawn (the Keys used to lie in District 40). It includes Monroe and parts of Miami-Dade, Collier and Hendry. District 40 included parts of Palm Beach and Broward counties. Editor's note: Wednesday's Keynoter contained incorrect results for the state Senate District 39 Democratic primary. State Rep. Ron Saunders of Key West fell short to state Rep. Dwight Bullard of Miami.We kept the high road'From Saunders,1A KEYSNET.COM


Saturday,August 18,2012 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com Dont miss Floridas Sales Tax HolidayAug. 3rd…5th, 2012 Apply Today:Call 305-293-6000 Go to KeysFCU.org Visit one of our convenient branchesin Key West at Key Plaza or Southard St. and in Marathon Shores. Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American Dental Association(305) 872-4272MM 29.75 Big Pine Keywww.keysdentist.com Dentistry for the whole family COSMETICANDRESTORATIVEDENTISTRYOFTHEKEYSChristopher D. Golden D.M.D. Report going publicCome Sept. 10, members of the Monroe County Commission will have all their eyes on what's believed to be a damning grand jury report about 52 countyowned Apple iPads and iPhones that were stolen and resold. That's when the County Commission will meet in Marathon to look at what Chief Assistant County Bob Shillinger said are three issues: Employees that "answer" directly to the commission, employees that don't answer to it and "whatever direction to staff as far as policy direction" regarding cell-phone distribution. Only Gastesi and County Attorney Suzanne Hutton can be hired or fired by the commission. All other county employees are under County Administrator Roman Gastesi or Deputy Administrator Debbie Frederick. The grand jury report is the result of an investigation into former Technical Services Director Lisa Druckemiller's involvement, but could reveal discipline-worthy actions on the part of several other county employees. Druckemiller, 51, is charged with two felony counts of dealing in stolen property and a scheme to defraud between $20,000 and $50,000 for allegedly stealing and reselling the electronics. She entered a written plea of not guilty on Aug. 8. She's long maintained others were involved in the scandal. Twenty-six "potentially censurable" people named in the report are entitled to a 15-day review period before it's made public. That's certain to include Gastesi, who's admitted to paying Druckemiller cash for an iPad and two iPhones. The report was finalized Aug. 3 and the final person named in it received it Aug. 7. The only way it won't be made public Thursday is if someone named in it files a motion to suppress it. County Mayor David Rice, along with all four other commission members, has received a copy. He said, "We've got to talk about it and the only way we can is in front of God and everybody." For more on this, go to www.KeysNet.comCommissioners to weigh in on ramificationsIPAD/IPHONE INVESTIGATIONin the past have been found in violation of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. As a result, any change to voting laws at the state or local level that affect the five counties requires federal "preclearance" to determine the changes do not discriminate against minorities. The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature last year cut the state's number of early-voting days to eight from 14. Scott signed the bill into law. The shorter early-voting period became effective in 62 counties, but not in the five preclearance counties since it had not been approved by a federal court or the U.S. Department of Justice. In a 119-page ruling delivered Thursday, a three-judge panel in Washington, D.C., said the reduction in early voting in those counties "would make it materially more difficult for some minority voters to cast a ballot." The ruling did say there are ways Florida could change its early-voting practices that would not adversely impact minority voting rights. A spokesman for Scott called that part of the decision "encouraging." In federal court, the ACLU argued against the voting changes. Sawyer filed a deposition supporting the ACLU. "The burden was on the state to prove" the new law does not hinder minority voting rights, said Howard Simon, executive director of ACLU of Florida. "This decision means that they failed to do so in terms of early voting." The backing of Sawyer and Leon County Elections Supervisor Ion Sancho "is significant," ACLU spokesman Baylor Johnson said, because "supervisors of elections understand that nothing is more fundamental to our democracy than the right of all citizens to vote." "Early voting is increasing in Monroe County every single election. We had 200 more early voters [in the August primary] than we did in 2010, Sawyer said. "Cutting days and tacking on night hours at night doesn't improve anything." Unless the court's decision is amended, Monroe County will have 12 days of early voting leading up to Election Day on Nov. 6. This was supplemented with reports from the Associated Press.Sawyer tells state noFrom Voting,1ABy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com County looking for BPcashMonroe County will be standing in line when it comes time to distribute money from fines levied in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Under the RESTORE Act finalized in early July, communities affected by the massive 2010 summer spill in the Gulf of Mexico will take a significant share of fines paid by BPand others for violating clean-water laws. Five Gulf Coast States will share 80 percent of the fines, with Florida expected to receive about a third of that sum. Under one plan being discussed at a Florida Association of Counties gathering in Pensacola this week, Monroe County could be eligible to receive anywhere from $6 million to $23 million, depending on the size of the fines. Estimates of the fines, still be assessed on the basis of how much oil flowed into the Gulf from the mile-deep BPwell, range from $5 billion to $20 billion. Monroe County sent representatives to the Pensacola meeting, including Administrator Roman Gastesi. When county commissioners met Wednesday, they approved a contract to hire a Tallahassee firm, Mathews Webster Consulting, at $5,000 monthly to represent the Keys in ongoing negotiations among Florida's 23 Gulf Coast counties. The agency, also known as MWConsulting, "will gather and convey information to the various entities putting rules together," said Monroe County Attorney Suzanne Hutton. "They essentially would be acting much like a lobbyist for Monroe County with respect to the RESTORE Act," Hutton said. The RESTORE Act standing for the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunity and Revived Economies Act for the Gulf states is separate from BPsettlements negotiated with economically affected individuals and businesses. Without the act, all money collected from BPthrough Clean Water Act fines would have gone to the federal treasury. Money will "restore natural resources, ecosystems, fisheries, marine and wildlife habitats, beaches, barrier islands, dunes and coastal wetlands that are the foundation of the Gulf Coast economy," the coalition said. Florida's eight Panhandle counties, closest to the spill site off Louisiana, are expected to receive most of Florida's share. Monroe County stands in the "second tier" of affected counties. Deepwater Horizon oil apparently never reached the Florida Keys, but federal forecasts showed it have would caused severe economic hardships to the Keys tourism industry. Also at Wednesday's County Commission meeting, the board also approved a request for proposals from several law firms seeking to represent the county in possible suits over lost tax money during the spill threat.Association: Keys could get $23MDEEPWATER HORIZON DISASTER 84001 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY ISLAMORADA, THE FLORIDA KEYS TEL: 800.327.7070 OR 305.664.2321 www.holidayisle.com SHULA BURGER Serving Lunch and Dinner Weekdays 11am-10pm, Weekends 11am-11pm Takeout available. 305-664-5300FridaysAll Day Happy Hour at Rum Runners with 1/2 Off Drafts, Wine & Well Drinks Billy Davidson in Rum Runners 8pm-11pm Ladies Night with 1/2 Off Drinks from 6pm-12 at Tiki Bar with DJ Dave at 8pm-12am SaturdaysAqua Zumba at the Inn Pool 10am-$10 Admission Yishka at Floaters 1pm-5pm Live Band in Tiki Bar 9pm-1am Steve Webb in Rum Runners 8pm-11pm SundaysYishka at Floaters 1pm-5pm Mondays Game Night in the Tiki Bar 9pm-12am -$5.00 Pitchers! TuesdaysAqua Zumba at the Inn Pool 5:30pm -$10 Admission includes free drink! Karaoke in the Tiki Bar 8pm-11pm Thursdays Locals Night with Micah in Rum Runners 7pm-11pm Live Music in the Tiki Bar 8pm-12am $5.00 Drink Specials ALL DAY EVERY DAY! COMEDY NIGHT IN THE HORIZON WITH CARMEN VALLONE AND JOHN CHARLES THURSDAY, AUGUST 23 AT 8PMTICKETS -$15.00 PER PERSON OR $10 FOR BEACH CLUB MEMBERS CALL 305-433-9935 TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS JOIN US PRIOR TO THE SHOW FOR SUNSET ON THE HORIZON PATIO -THE BEST VIEW IN THE FLORIDA KEYS! high school teacher in MiamiDade, stopped short of promising to be more visible in the Keys than his mother, saying his focus will be to offer equitable representation. "You need someone who's going to be committed to this ideal of representing the entire district," he said, noting Skype and teleconferencing are ways to reach constituents. Hopes, a businessman and former state-level policy advisor to then-Gov. Jeb Bush, said he plans to travel to the Keys often utilizing aircraft he owns. "I feel that Monroe County has been underserved for a long time," he said. "You'll see a lot of me. It's a commitment." Whitney, president of the Key West Innkeepers Association, and MerrillRaschein, a 10-year legislative aide, agreed on many issues, including limiting bed-tax expenditures to approved items like destination marketing and the need to continue fighting for state funding for Keys sewer construction. Both locked onto windstorm insurance rates as the primary issue whoever wins the seat. "That's probably our No. 1 issue," Raschein said. "They just don't get it up in Tallahassee. Alot of what I'll be doing is educating other members" about the historically low level of Keys claims and payouts while rates remain high, and rigorous building codes. Whitney Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the statewide insurer of last resort and only windstorm provider in the Keys, as the heart of the problem and said infighting between coastal and inland Republican politicians is a problem when it comes to insurance equity. Hopes said Citizens "doesn't work" and the answer lies with the private sector, while Bullard offered up what he called a "simple solution," and that is that if an insurer wants to provide auto or other coverage in Florida, it must also extend windstorm. Senate District 39 includes all of Monroe County and parts of Miami-Dade, Collier and Hendry counties. House District 120 takes in all of the Keys parts of Miami-Dade. The general election is Nov. 6.2nd campaigns under wayFrom Debate,1ABy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com


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The election results demonstrate how unpopular Ward is in Key West, where some of his most high-profile targets live and enjoy support. His primary opponent, Catherine Vogel, won by more than 60 percent margins in most Key West precincts. Ward was also not helped by Tuesday's low turnout in the Upper Keys. He garnered more votes than Vogel in places like Islamorada and Tavernier, but it wasn't enough to overcome the effort in Key West "Conch country" to defeat him. Ward said Wednesday that he knew when he focused on public corruption that he may have self-restricted his time as state attorney to one term. "I knew when I took this office in the direction I did, with going after public corruption cases, this might be the outcome," he said. Vogel defeated Ward with almost 53 percent of the Monroe County vote or 3,285 votes to Ward's 2,941. Vogel is a former Miami-Dade County and Monroe County prosecutor. She worked for former State Attorney Mark Kohl in the Keys. Ward defeated Kohl in 2008. Vogel quit the State Attorney's Office soon after Ward won but before he took office. Vogel, 58, said she resigned when Ward took office because she feared she wouldn't be treated fairly since she worked for Kohl. Ward said Vogel resigned shortly after he vowed to carry through on a pledge to cut her salary, then $140,000 a year. Vogel now faces the Republican Kohl on Nov. 6 but there is speculation he will drop out so his former top prosecutor can be seated. After resigning, Vogel went into private practice and faced one of Ward's prosecutors, Mark Wilson, in perhaps one of the most well-known public corruption cases in recent Keys memory. In that case, Vogel represented disgraced former School District superintendent Randy Acevedo. Vogel lost that case, and Acevedo, 45, received three years probation in August 2009 for covering up his wife's theft of almost a half a million dollars from the School District. Monique Acevedo, 44, who was the head of the district's adult education program at the time of the theft, was sentenced in 2010 to eight years in state prison. Asignificant segment of Key West supported Randy Acevedo, a lifelong Conch, throughout the investigation into his crimes and during his trial.ContinuancesWard said that attorneys representing Key West clients in two other high-profile cases have asked for continuances. These requests, Ward believes, are efforts to delay the cases in hopes Vogel, if she beats Kohl, will drop the charges. "I don't know all the facts of the cases. I'm not with the State Attorney's Office. I haven't seen the depositions or talked to the police or witnesses. I'm not qualified to make a decision," Vogel said. One of the cases is that of Paul Toppino, 68, who was charged with felony burglary with assault and felony burglary while carrying a firearm in 2011. If convicted, Toppino, whose prominent family owns Charley Toppino and Sons contracting company, faces up to 10 years in prison. Toppino attorney Jerome Ballarotto, reached in New Jersey on Friday, said: "As defense counsel, there's no room for politics in any case I'm involved with. I'm prepared to defend Mr. Toppino, or any client, from prosecution whether it's from Dennis Ward, Catherine Vogel or anyone else." Wednesday, Joe Klock, a lawyer for Hugh Morgan Jr., 31, asked for a continuance until January for his client's trial for three felony charges relating to a sexual battery. Morgan's father, Hugh Morgan Sr., is a former U.S. magistrate and a well-known Key West attorney. Aletter sent to Ward's office Wednesday serves as an example of just how unpopular Ward is with much of the Key West establishment. The letter was written by Harry Bethel, a former Key West city commissioner whose son, Harry Bethel Jr., was sentenced to three years in prison for pulling commercial lobster traps belonging to other fishermen in January 2008. His release date from an upstate prison work camp is July 15, 2014. Circuit Court Judge David Audlin handed down the stiff sentence in part due to Bethel's past criminal record, which includes arrests for arson, illegal dumping, possession of an undersize lobster, and marijuana and cocaine possession in Miami-Dade County. The elder Bethel celebrated Ward's loss, saying in the letter, "Congratulations on your well-deserved defeat. Karma always wins and pay back is a bitch.... I worked as hard as I worked in my campaign just for the satisfaction of being part of your defeat." Staff writers Kevin Wadlow and Sean Kinney contributed to this report.ELECTION 2012DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comKeys man still in congressional raceDemocrat Joe Garcia defeated his three primary challengers Tuesday and will be the main contender to Republican Rep. David Rivera for U.S. congressional District 26 that runs from the Key West to Kendall. But there is another candidate in the race, the only one running this year from the Keys. Jose Peixoto, a 51-yearold maintenance engineer from Key Largo, said South Florida congressmen and congresswomen representing the Keys usually don't understand the issues here and rarely make the trip to Monroe County, save for a few photo ops. "They couldn't care less about us," said Peixoto, who is not affiliated with any political party. Peixoto was born in Brazil and became a United States citizen in 1985. Being born and raised in another country and coming to the United States legally, he said illegal immigration is one of the top problems facing the country. Peixoto believes the United States should evaluate its worldwide military mission and bring more troops home to serve on our borders. In terms of Cuban immigration, Peixoto is against the so-called wet-foot, dryfoot policy in which Cubans who step foot on U.S. soil can stay, but those caught in the water are repatriated back to Cuba. "If we want to help the suffering people of Cuba, we should increase the number of visas granted," Peixoto says on his website, www.josepeixoto forcongress.com He does not believe in amnesty for illegal immigrants already in the country or for their children. Peixoto also thinks the Department of Homeland Security should hire more border patrol agents, and more effort should be spent screening people who may be criminals or terrorists. Peixoto is against the 52-year-old U.S. trade embargo against Cuba. In other foreign policy matters, Peixoto says he is a strong supporter of Israel. On Keys-specific issues, Peixoto says lawmakers representing Monroe County should strive for fewer regulations that he feels get in the way of business growth. But they should also keep in mind the unique natural resources found in the Keys and the surrounding water. "Unlike previous representatives who had offices here but were not present, I plan to work from here,"Peixoto seems long shot in in District 26ELECTION 2012 DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.com


Saturday,August 18,2012 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com Public Meetings Scheduled by and with the City of Marathon forAugust 2012Please note that more than one Marathon City Council/Board/Committee membermay participate in the meetings listed.City Council City Manager Pete Worthington, MayorRogerHernstadt Dick Ramsay, Vice MayorCity Attorneys Richard Keating CouncilmemberGray Robinson, P.A. Mike Cinque, Councilmember GingerSnead, Councilmember CITYOFMARATHONSUBJECT : DA TE: TIME: LOCA TION: Planning Commission Meeting08/20/125:30pm Marathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. City Council Executive Session08/28/124:30pm Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Hwy. Globetec Construction v. the City of Marathon Case No.: 201CA9M City Council Meeting08/28/125:30pm Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Hwy. Code Compliance Hearing08/29/126:00pm Marathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy.To view the full City of Marathon calendarplease visit ourwebsite: www.ci.marathon.fl.usPursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respec t to any matter considered at any meeting or workshop noted herein, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and for such purposes he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made; which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be bas ed. The City of Marathon complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a disabled person requiring special accommodations or assistance please notify the City Clerk at (305) 289-5020 of such need at least 72 hours (3 days) in advance. 8/15/12hpPublished Keynoter 8-18-12 Florida ArtistsLIQUIDATION SHOWATKRAZY LARRYSFEATURINGOVER50 ARTISTSBEAUTIFULLYFRAMEDARTSEASCAPESTROPICALSCENESPALMSFLOWERS& MORE...10AMTO6:30PMPUBLIXPLAZAMARATHONLIMITEDSALENOADMISSIONFEE Colli ns s e r vice todayAcelebration of life is planned for 3 p.m. today for Richard Collins, a lon g time g overnment attorney in the Keys who died early Wednesday from brain cancer. Collins, 71, whose birth name was John, died at his home in Key West surrounded by family. Today's celebration is at the Stock Island American Le g ion, 5610 Colle g e Road. The Monroe County School Board hired Mr. Collins, whose wife Kathleen is a teacher at Gerald Adams Elementary School, shortly after the County Commission fired him without cause in 2006. He had been county attorney since 2003 and, before that, had done work for the School District under lon g time Superintendent Bookie Henriquez. Durin g his most recent tenure with the School Board, he helped g uide it throu g h a 2009 finance scandal in which more than $400,000 was stolen from the district. That led to an ei g ht-year prison term for former district administrator Monique Acevedo and the g ubernatorial removal from office of her husband Randy, then the district superintendent. Randy also was convicted of official misconduct for coverin g up his wife's theft. School Board Chairman John Dick visited Mr. Collins Tuesday ni g ht. "I'm very g lad I g ot to see him one last time," Dick said. "Here's the main thin g about Richard: He helped us g et throu g h the scandal yet he knew all of those people. He had people on both sides tu gg in g at him. He was in the middle." Dick added, "The professionalism and inte g rity, coupled with the hi g h de g ree of ethics, that [Mr. Collins] maintained throu g hout his tenures with the Monroe County School District is a le g acy that his family can take extreme pride in. His contributions to the Monroe County School District will be sorely missed, and I too am a better person for havin g spent time with him, and I am proud to have called him my friend." Chief Assistant County Attorney Bob Shillin g er said Mr. Collins "was, amon g other thin g s, a friend and a mentor. He established some standards of excellence in the office and his le g acy continues today. We're all saddened by the loss." Mr. Collins was born July 18, 1941, in Key West, the son of the late Houston "Rip" and Jesse Collins. He g raduated from Key West Hi g h School in 1959. After graduatin g from the University of Florida, he completed two tours in Vietnam as an U.S. Air Force captain. He went on to g et his master's de g ree in criminal justice from Florida State University and returned to Key West, where he worked as a Monroe County Sheriff's Office deputy, then as a detective. Mr. Collins later moved to Ohio, where he became police chief in Brookfield Township. He was an assistant professor in the Criminal Justice Department at Youn g stown State University and earned his law de g ree at the University of Akron. Mr. Collins then returned to Key West, g ainin g admittance to The Florida Bar on March 23, 1978. After workin g in private practice, he became an assistant state attorney. He also worked as a le g al advisor to the Sheriff's Office under then-Sheriff Billy Freeman. Mr. Collins is survived by his wife of 35 years, Kathleen; his dau g hter Christine and son Matthew; three g randchildren; two brothers; and many nieces and nephews. Memorial donations can be made to the Miami VA Fisher House, Miami VA Healthcare System, 1201 NW16th St., Miami, FL 33125.JOHN COLLINS:1941-2012Buyer to clean trashed lotsThe Monroe County Commission approved an unorthodox approach Wednesday to help clean up two adjacent Key Lar g o properties that have nearly $700,000 in code liens on them. The commission g ave a nod to Chief Assistant County Attorney Bob Shillin g er's plan to work with Key Lar g o resident Skip Ernst, whom Shillin g er said is under contract to purchase the lots from Jean Pierre Francois Sandal. Shillin g er recommended allowin g the sale to g o throu g h and let Ernst deal with clearin g the property out. The 4,000-square-foot property in the Cross Key Waterways subdivision looks like a junkyard, with two dilapidated mobile homes and abandoned boats in the canal. The property is also littered with at least two broken-down, older-model cars, several boats, bicycles, PVC pipes, fishin g g ear and more. Shillin g er said the two trailers had "fallin g collapsin g decks and roofs." "Let [Ernst] spend money to clean it up and [the county would] still have the full lien on the [current] owner, who is a violator that owns other properties," Shillin g er said, notin g it's not the normal procedure the county follows. "We've g ot somebody on the outside who wants to cure the violation. We don't want to take steps that are g oin g to g um up that private g ood. Is that an approach the board would be comfortable with?" he asked, receivin g nods from the commission. Shillin g er said he'd received numbers from Growth Mana g ement staff "in the $7,000 to $8,000 ran g e" for inspectors'time and any other costs associated with prosecutin g the code case a g ainst Sandal. Shilling er said it's unclear whether Ernst would be required to pay those costs. "The details, includin g the timeline for clean up, will be worked out in a new owner compliance a g reement that my collea g ue Lisa Gran ger will be workin g on," he said. Accordin g to county records, the lots, at 1311 and 1317 Calder Road, have been in violation of code as early as March 2009. That's when the county first received a complaint from nei g hbors sayin g "the properties were eyesores that were not bein g maintained." The liens had accrued to $686,888 as of Wednesday. Sandal's apparently not attended any of his violation hearin g s and made no effort to clean up the property.But current owner on hook for $687KKEY LARGOLaundromat owner seeks reliefMayta g Clean Laundry owner Donna Farmer told the Marathon City Council Tuesday her business would close if she has to continue payin g a $14,472 annual sewer assessment. "I've been extremely concerned about the future of the Laundromat. The burden of the cost.... It's just not doable," she said. Vice Mayor Dick Ramsay put the discussion on Tuesday's a g enda, su gg estin g that the city as the Key Lar g o Wastewater Treatment District did amend city law to read that Laundromats be char g ed for one equivalent dwellin g unit ($5,730 in the city of Marathon) re g ardless of water use and pay standard usa g e fees on top of that. The council was sympathetic but several members said it must take all city businesses into account, and deferred a decision. The Mayta g is Marathon's only Laundromat and is widely used by liveaboard boaters and those with no other options to wash their clothes. "I don't think we can look at this as one individual business. We did our project and led the county in a number of ways," Councilman Mike Cinque said, referrin g to Marathon completin g its sewers ahead of other Keys g overnments (the state has a deadline of December 2015 for all the Keys to be sewered). "We have to have competitive assessment rolls throu g hout the county," he said. Ramsay asked city staff to work with Farmer and report back to the council at the Au g 28 meetin g "With Ms. Farmer's help, we can put some numbers to g ether and provide a couple of options to consider movin g forward," City Mana g er Ro g er Hernstadt said. The city passed a law in 2009 to allow Farmer to lease sewer credits and avoid payin g around $260,000 over 20 years for 31.7 equivalent dwellin g units. EDUs relate to the amount of water flow at a property. Ramsay asked Farmer directly if she could stay open with no amendment to the law. "No, I would have to file bankruptcy and close my doors," she said. Farmer said she still owes considerably on new equipment she financed after a June 2009 fire destroyed the inside of her U.S. 1 business near mile marker 50. "The customers are havin g a hard time with the prices I have to char g e now. Since the fire in [2009], I've been workin g seven days a weeks with no employees to rebuild," she said. Farmer added she faces another $40,000 in construction costs to put in lift stations related to the city's sewer system and to abandon her existin g sewer plant.Donated parts and labor are helpin g cover those costs, she said. "It's really a community effort. I've had a lot of donations," she said. "It would be a terrible disservice for the community to not have a laundry." The Au g 28 meetin g is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center.Farmer:Sewer fee based on EDUs too muchMARATHON NOTICE OFMEETING RESCHEDULED FOR THE MONROE COUNTYPARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORYBOARDThe July 9, 2012, PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORYBOARD meeting has been re-scheduled for Monday, August 27, 2012, at 6:00 PM, at the Murray E. Nelson Government & Cultural Center, MM102.5, 102050 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, 33037, Monroe County, Florida. This meeting is open to the public. For more information please contact Rosa Washington at (305) 292-4432 or washington-r osa@monr oe county .fl.gov ADAASSISTANCE If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrator's Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711".Published Keynoter 8-18-12 and 8-22-12 Marathon Church Of God800 74th Street,OceanSunday Worship & Children's Church 10:45AM Sunday Evening Worship 6:00PMWednesday Night Bible Study 6:30PMA Pentecostal Ministry with a Prophetic Voice" For God so loved the world..." and so do we! Kirk of the KeysOverseas Highway at 89th Street Marathon € MM 51.5 € 743-4256Staffed Childrens Sunday School & NurserySunday Services 9 a.m. Contemporary€11 a.m. Traditionalwww.kirkofthekeys.com FIRM study g ets county boostThe Monroe County Commission on Wednesday a g reed to lend nonprofit g roup Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe a hand g atherin g data necessary to fund a study to show Citizens Property Insurance Corp. why its windstorm rates for the Keys are too hi g h. For years, the Keyswide g roup has been fi g htin g the state's insurer of last over rates, this time hopin g to secure "up to $350,000" for a new study verifyin g the hi g h construction quality of Keys buildin g s. FIRM Executive Director Annalise Mannix detailed what the study would entail but stopped short of askin g for money to fund it. "We still don't know the exact amount of money that it's g oin g to cost. We were waitin g on that but haven't g otten it yet. In the meantime, before we actually do the analysis, the important ask was, Can your staff work with us or Citizens to g et the data necessary they'll need to do a proper analysis?'" Mannix told the Key n oter The commission made that pled g e, directin g staff to help g ather the information. Mannix said she met with a county buildin g official and planner directly followin g her presentation in Key Lar g o. The commission also a g reed to send a letter to Citizens requestin g it help fund the study, as well as another letter to Gov. Rick Scott and state insurance officials askin g Citizens to stop policy depopulation efforts in Monroe County immediately. Scott's plan to cut back drastically on the number of Citizens policies statewide is havin g immediate adverse effects on Monroe County. That includes: A$1 million cap on the value of a home for which Citizens would provide windstorm insurance. Creatin g a wide-ran g in g re-inspection pro g ram searchin g for safety deficiencies. Denyin g windstorm insurance to homes intended to be rented out for seven days or less. Eliminatin g builder's risk insurance on new construction. Citizens holds about 1.5 million policies statewide, includin g around 25,700 in the Keys. "They want to cut that in half ... very quickly," Mannix told the commission. FIRM has lon g held that Citizens'rates discriminate a g ainst the Keys and that its actuarial models don't take into account our strict buildin g code. Mannix said that from 2003 to 2011, Citizens' g ross profit in Monroe County is just over $500 million. "We noticed we don't seem to be a bad risk, but are considered equal to the worst risk in the state," she said. That's where Mannix said the proposed study would make a hu g e difference. "It g ives us the ability to g o back to the state or private insurers and say, Look we're a better risk.'But it also g ives us ability to detail down to nei g hborhoods and say which mi g ht be hi g her risk that pushed us into a hi g her risk pool," she said. Mannix said she plans to visit with Keys municipalities as soon as possible to g ather their support for the study, as well.It'll look to prove strict constructionWINDSTORM INSURANCEBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com By RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com


Opinion & EditorialSaturday,August 18,2012 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: 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. Photo courtesy FLORIDA STATE ARCHIVESMen working on construction of Overseas Highway await arrival of a barge on No Name Key on Feb.14,1937. According to Keys historian Jerry Wilkinson,No Name received its name possibly in 1849,though who named it remains unclear.He says that by 1870,there were 16 households and 45 inhabitants.Now,there are 43 homes. There's no commerce but things are lively on No Name as residents battle over the issue of getting commercial electricity to the island.Homes are now powered by solar,generators or both.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALLegislators: Hands off fundLETTERS TO THE EDITORPythons here to stayRe: The story about the 17-foot, 7inch python found in the Everglades: Glad to see that in Curtis Morgan's article, federal biologists are downgrading their rhetoric in regard to pythons in the Everglades. They now acknowledge that in a cold spell, pythons die at very high rates and then make a comeback, just like many native species. They are now using terms like "potentially manage" the pythons instead of "eradicating" them. They now claim that there are tens of thousands instead of 100,000. I am surprised that in a federal government that prides itself on endless separation of church and state, they use biblical terms like "Judas snakes" to label pythons that lead them to other pythons. In the spirit of transparency and government in the sunshine, they ought to publish the location and GPS coordinates of the areas where these pythons are being found. Frank Resillez Key LargoBan all exotic snakesGiven the nature of our throwaway society, the rash of pythons and other nonnative reptiles turning up all over Florida is no surprise. These animals are often bought on a whim and are as quickly disposed of when their specialized needs become inconvenient. Animals that were once "must have" are tossed out like garbage. Recently, lawmakers caved in to the U.S. Association of Reptile Keepers, which fought a bill that would have made some species of dangerous snakes illegal to import and sell. The group griped for three years until the proposed list was gutted by more than half four species have been banned rather than nine. Anyone can still go out and buy, breed, sell and trade boa constrictors, reticulated pythons and three species of anaconda. What is it going to take before authorities stop capitulating to special interest groups and put a stop to the madness? Lawmakers owe it to their constituents to prevent people from keeping exotic animals, not only to protect the animals, but to protect public health, our ecosystems and taxpayers'wallets. Jennifer O'Connor PETAFoundation Norfolk, Va.Voter ID is no problemTuesday, when I went to my normal polling place, I showed my picture ID and was told that I had to update my address. At first I thought OK, no problem. I signed the form and was able to cast my ballot. I was in the process of moving. One would think OK, no problem. But it seems to me that if you are of a certain political bent, you are less likely to move and more likely to have time away from trying to make a living and more likely to have an extra $50 to get a new photo ID. I have no problem proving who I am but apparently neither does Jim Crow. Chuck Muessel MarathonReplace the attorneyI would like to pursue the recent comments and opinions of Bruce Schmitt regarding the quality, or lack thereof, of our city attorney, John Herin. I look at Mr. Herin's actions and needed replacement from a different point of reference, as an ex-city employee and taxpayer. To Mr. Herin and, by proxy those that support his position, I would first question the backroom politics that within days of Clyde Burnett's departure as city manager resulted in Mr. Herin's reappearance. To mention what would appear to be gross incompetence in the 2007 law banning liquor sales at businesses within 1,500 feet of a school, church or other establishment selling liquor has been clearly and precisely laid out by Mr. Schmitt to the council and the citizens. There was a $3 million loss in the recent past due to a lawsuit and a newspaper story said $2 million of it will come out of our city's reserves, halving what we have, and will have to be replenished. Ultimately, what I am saying is the city attorney appears to be acting on behalf of a select few. If this is not the case, then he is grossly incompetent. If my lawyer, already grossly overpaid, lost one third of my operating budget in one sitting, I would get another lawyer. The other point Mr. Schmitt makes on changes to a new ordinance to allow changes in the land development regulations without notifying affected property owners is insane. There is no sane explanation other than someone is planning to change zoning somewhere, and is trying to do so without notice. How would you like to wake up one day and find the property next to you has been rezoned to affordable housing, light industrial or higher density? Unlike Mr. Schmitt, I will not give the benefit of the doubt to these people on the City Council, the Planning Department or city management by saying that they don't fully understand that this is not in the best interest of the average Marathon citizen. Moreover, it begs the question, Who is getting what? In the first five years of the city's existence, I worked for the city. It was under six building officials and three city managers. I left under very good terms and with many offers to be fulltime building official. We need to take back Marathon and first to be replaced should be John Herin. David Maimon MarathonFlorida gets a windfall but Bondi must keep focus on intended useGiven Tallahassee's chronic budget shortfalls and lawmakers'love of found money, it's no wonder some of them are casting covetous eyes on a $334 million pot of gold that Florida recently received as its share of a $25 billion settlement with mortgage banks. What a perfectly horrible idea. Let's back up for a minute. Florida's overall share of the national settlement obtained by Attorney General Pam Bondi and 48 of her counterparts in other states came to roughly $8.4 billion. Most of that, roughly $7.6 billion, is earmarked for direct compensation to homeowners for mortgage servicing and foreclosure abuse. The states have no hands-on role in that disbursement other than to monitor the process and recommend changes if they don't like what they see. Of the $25 billion, however, $5 billion was set aside in a separate fund for the states to use for specific purposes spelled out in the settlement. Florida's share came to $334 million. The language clearly states "the attorney general shall designate the uses of the funds," offering no wiggle room or vague wording that would allow a stampede for the money by competing political interests. That hasn't stopped ambitious legislators from making a run at it, naturally. "I do think it has to be authorized by the Legislature," said Sen. J.D. Alexander (R-Lake Wales), the Senate budget chief. Bondi disagrees. Given that she played a crucial role in the settlement, she knows what she's talking about. She and the other attorneys general who hammered out the settlement apparently foresaw the potential for misuse of the funds and inserted language that left no doubt about the funds'proper use. The settlement states that permissible purposes include, but are not limited to, "supplementing the amounts paid to state homeowners under the Borrower Payment Fund, funding for housing counselors, state and local foreclosure assistance hotlines, state and local foreclosure mediation programs, legal assistance, housing remediation and anti-blight projects, funding for training and staffing of financial fraud or consumer protection enforcement efforts, and civil penalties." The money is clearly and unmistakably designated for victims of the housing collapse. We have already suggested that some of this money should go to bolster the Sadowski Housing Trust Fund, which has repeatedly been raided by legislators for general revenue instead of being used for its intended purpose. That includes helping Floridians buy or fix up foreclosed homes that have been abandoned so they can be re-sold and to help build or rehabilitate apartments for affordable housing. Bondi should hold fast to her position that the money from the mortgage settlement can be used without legislative permission. The language of the settlement is clear and the intended uses of the money are equally clear. Miami HeraldMolester to get 15 yearsAKey Largo man will be sentenced to 15 years in state prison on charges that he sexually abused a minor relative, according to the Monroe County State Attorney's Office. Stephen E. Salyer, 44, has been held at the main Monroe County Detention Center on Stock Island since his January 2011 arrest. Assistant State Attorney Terri Hunnewell, prosecutor in the case, said Salyer accepted a plea agreement that will not require the victim, now 14, to testify in court. The victim and her guardians agreed to the negotiated plea, Hunnewell said. After he serves his prison sentence, Salyer will be placed on closely monitored probation for another 15 years. "One of the many conditions is that he will wear a GPS electronic monitoring device," Hunnewell said. "He will be designated as a sexual predator for the rest of his life." Salyer, a former property manager at a Key Largo resort, was arrested on multiple charges of having sexual intercourse with the relative on several occasions beginning when she was 11 years old. The girl was 12 when she reportedly became pregnant by Salyer. The pregnancy was terminated. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office investigated reports that Salyer molested the girl at her home and other locations from September to early November 2010.Family OKs Salyer plea to avoid trialBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comCity codifies hotel-room allocations moving forwardAs expected, the Marathon City Council on Tuesday finalized a law that paves the way to award up to 200 new hotel-room allocations.First approved on July 24, it adopts changes to the city's land development regulations that lift a longstanding moratorium on new transient rental units. The state Department of Economic Opportunity is responsible for the number of building permits allowed in the Keys. In January, the state Cabinet allowed Marathon to award 100 new hotel rooms. It also gave the city the right to borrow forward another 100, in recognition of nearly completing its citywide sewer system. The law passed Tuesday finalizes numerous other criteria to apply for the units. They include a maximum allocation to any property of 25 units, or 25 percent of the total number of existing units; one active application per individual, entity or corporation; a $5,000 application fee; and demonstration of financial capability to complete the project. In other business Tuesday: The council approved a pair of resolutions allowing Key West-based developer Spottswood Cos. to pursue a portion of the 100 new hotel units. It approved an amended development agreement and conditional use for Spottswood's Faro Blanco Resort project increasing its proposed Hyatt from 100 to 125 rooms. The City Council gave initial approval to the changes on July 24. Vice Mayor Dick Ramsay said he wants the city to look into the possibility of Code Compliance violations at the old Ramada Inn property just south of Crawl Key. Ramsay said the lot, purchased for $28 million in 2007 by South Florida real estate mogul R. Donahue Peebles, has become an eyesore. Peebles'company was paying a local contractor to maintain the property. Peebles is "no longer paying that money and the site is going to heck. I'd like to direct Code to go look at that and if necessary cite it," he said. Peebles'plans for the property included an ultraluxury, five-acre residential resort called Manoir Resort Villas, with 72 furnished, waterfront vacation homes, each with private elevator and roof terrace, priced from $1.8 million. Plans died with the real estate bust.Process now in place for applicationsMARATHON IN THE COURTSBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comPeebles'plans for the property includedan ultra-luxury,five-acre residential resort called Manoir Resort Villas.


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Options depend on a customer's circumstances, said Patricia Nash Christel, a spokeswoman for Sallie Mae. If you're taking out loans, remember it is far better to exhaust federal student loans first before obtaining private loans. Some repayment strategies: Know what you owe. See the student debt repayment assistant at www.con sumerfinance.gov/stu dents/defaultoptions. At this site, you have a direct link to the National Student Loan Database System for Students to find a list of all federal loans made to you. Understand there's more than one way to pay off a student loan. What if you're working but you're not making a lot of money? Say, delivering pizzas? Agraduated repayment plan for federal student loans can offer a way to start off with low payments and have payments increase every two years. The first year's payments can be as low as half of the payment under the standard 10-year plan. This strategy would cost more money in the long run. 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Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. t the Golden Margarita on Big Pine, mile marker 31 bayside, Monroe County Administrator Roman Gastesi, County Engineer Kevin Wilson and Kirk Zuelch, executive director of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, will present all the details, including the logistics of construction. Cost is $20 per person. Reservations are required. Call the chamber at 8722411 or send an e-mail to officeassist@low erkeyschamber.com.First State staff sees job changesFirst State Bank of the Florida Keys has made several changes to its management staff. Assistant Vice President Kerry Hadas has been promoted to manager of the main Key West and Old Town offices and Lisa McCarthy has been promoted to main office assistant operations manager. Vice President Maria Garcia assumes responsibility as manager for the Bank's North Roosevelt Boulevard and Stock Island branches while Vanessa Hedrick is the new assistant operations manager for the Old Town branch. 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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,AUGUST 18,2012 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 8B We rock A national online campaign leads to a Keys park being named the third best in the U.S.Which one? Find out, 2B Animal islands A pair of Keys veterinarians brings down peers for some Keys schooling.Story, 3B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment RECREATIONAL SPORTSSombrero Beach is the starting point for MaraTri triathlons.The club is hosting another event on Sept.1. Athletes new to the sport are usually most intimidated by the swim portion,so the MaraTri club is hosting two ocean swim sessions this weekend.Logan Sipe (right),a seventh-grader at Marathon Middle School,is a fast cyclist. The Marathon resident competes on a team in the MaraTri triathlons with kids his own age.Fins host Wednesday tourneyAyoung but more seasoned Marathon High School volleyball squad takes to the court Wednesday in a preseason tournament against Keys rivals Key West and Coral Shores high schools. Coach Teresa Konrath said the team has built a strong core in Taylor Konrath, Savannah Rodamer, Jordan Roney and Sydney Konrath, among others. Most of last year's eightmember team is back, as well as newcomers that have grown the roster to 14 players. Taylor is the team's lone senior, and co-captain along with Brandi Spalten."Over the summer they've grown athletically and I've added roles to each one of them," coach Konrath said. "This year I've got a strong hitter in Taylor, and Sydney and Jordan will split rotations setting. That gives each a rotation at hitting and both are strong at that."In addition to attacking with three hitters this season, the Dolphins return junior Sarah Dodamead and welcome Amanda Davis and John'Nisha Qualls to handle middle blocking. The Dolphins will also install a libero, a defensive specialist along the back line. Spalten will tackle that spot.Conchs and Hurricanes come calling on DolphinsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON VOLLEYBALL Get a regimen fortriathlonAMarathon triathlon club is planning a run, swim and bike event for Sept. 1 Labor Day weekend but to be in it, you need to be fit. That's where training comes in.Members of the club, Marathon Triathlon (known in shorthand as MaraTri), recently sat down to give some pointers on how to get in ready for the upcoming triathlon. Franco D'Ascanio, 27, is a lifelong Marathon resident. He became interested in the sport while attending the University of Florida. "I've always loved running, and after finding myself riding my bike 10 or more miles a day back and forth to class, and growing up on the water, it was very exciting to find that there is a sport that puts all three of these activities together," D'Ascanio said. Grassy Key resident Sara Matthis, 42, came to the sport much later in life. "I like to joke that I make a great middle-aged athlete because I was never into sports as a kid. I've got no old injuries to slow me down even further," she said. MaraTri has a core of dedicated athletes that get together about three times a year to stage family-friendly, neighborhood-style triathlons. D'Ascanio and Matthis said everyone is welcome, from seasoned athletes to kids that want the security of a mask and snorkel for the swim portion of the race. "The MaraTri race started out as a fun way to train, for triathletes and team sport athletes alike," D'Ascanio said. "Now as a fully organized race, we intend to keep the low-pressure, high-fun atmosphere of the event." Matthis said the MaraTri events are her favorite triathlons."I've participated in the Key West Triathlon and at other events around Florida," she said, "but I like theseTraining is essential for eventTrain this weekendMany new triathletes are most flustered by the ocean swim.To calm some fears,the Marathon Triathlon club (MaraTri) has scheduled group swims at Sombrero Beach for today and Sunday at 5 p.m. Participants will meet at the west end of the beach. MaraTri's next event is Sept.1,based at Sombrero Beach in Marathon. It's two races in one:A sprint triathlon (half-mile swim,12-mile bike ride and three-mile run) and a mini sprint (half the distance).The race starts with a swim at Sombrero Beach,a bike ride around Sombrero Country Club and a run in the beach neighborhood. Race-day registration opens at 7 a.m.Checks or cash are accepted.For more information,call 731-5588 or visit www.maratri.com .Proceeds benefit Marathon High School's swim team. See Volleyball,2BSee Triathlon,2B Lucerne tourney targets 7 speciesAone-of-a-kind event whose anglers target seven species, the Herman Lucerne Memorial Backcountry Fishing Championship is set for Sept. 21 to 23 in Islamorada.The tournament is named for a man known affectionately in fishing circles as Mr. Everglades. Lucerne spent nearly 40 years exploring the backcountry's labyrinth of canals, water trails and mangrove mazes. To earn the grand championship, an individual angler or team needs to catch at least four of the seven eligible species: Black drum, bonefish, redfish, snook, snapper, tarpon and trout.Anglers of all skill levels are eligible and are sure to find their skills tested. As Lucerne did, however, they also are certain to enjoy and appreciate the beauty of the Everglades.Kickoff and registration for anglers is set for Sept. 21 at the World Wide Sportsman, mile marker 81.5 bayside. Sept. 22 and 23 are fishing days and anglers must check in at either the World Wide Sportsman or Don's Bait & Tackle in Homestead.An awards dinner is set for 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the World Wide Sportsman. Prizes are to be awarded in the general, artificial and fly divisions. Registration is $400 per adult angler, $350 per young adult angler age 17 to 25 and $275 per junior angler age 16 or younger. Social tickets are additional. For more tournament information, go to http://herman lucernememorial.com.Backcountry event honors Mr.EvergladesISLAMORADA FISHINGPaddleboard series has three racesStand-up paddling enthusiasts can test their strokes during Key Largo's inaugural Triple Crown, a three-round race series to be held in the waters around Key Largo and Islamorada Sept. 15, 16 and 30.The series is sanctioned by the World Paddling Association, enabling amateur and professional competitors to accumulate points toward national standings. Each race offers a short course for newbies and paddlers with kids or dogs on board, a course of up to 4.25 miles for open-class racers and a challenge for elite-class racers consisting of two laps around the open-class course.Cash prizes for overall elite series winners are to be awarded in men's and women's divisions, as are medals and prizes for individual and open-class race winners.In addition, a random winner is to be selected to receive a SUPCO signature paddleboard valued at nearly $1,500. The winning name is to be drawn after the final race. Each race entry qualifies the entrant for a chance to win the board, giving competitors up to three opportunities.Departure point for the Sept. 15 race is the Mandalay Oceanfront Grill and Tiki, mile marker 98 oceanside at 80 East 2nd St.The Sept. 16 race course begins at Rum Runners Island Bar at the Postcard Inn Beach Resort at Holiday Isle, mile marker 84 in Islamorada.The Triple Crown event set for Sept. 30 is to depart from Key Largo's Gilbert's Resort, mile marker 108, accessible at Gilbert's Resort Drive off the Jewfish Creek Bridge. Each race begins at 10 a.m. Racers can register online at www.active.com or in person starting at 7:30 a.m. the morning of each race. Cost to enter is $50 per person for each race.For registration, go to www .triplecrownofkeylargo.Triple Crown starts Sept.15, ends Sept.30KEY LARGO


best. We get to play in our own backyard paradise the clear waters of Sombrero Beach, a great bike around the green golf course and a run through one of Marathon's best neighborhoods."Quick answersQuestion. How do you respond to people who say, "Oh, I could never do a triathlon; that's way too hard." D'Ascanio: I tell a lot of people, if you love to run, give it a try [pun intended]. If you're considering doing a 5K run race, try our mini triathlon distance. It's the perfect intro-to-triathlon distance. You'll find that doing three sports instead of one makes racing much more fun and entertaining. Matthis: I think it's less scary if I just think of a triathlon as exercise. At my speed, a mini triathlon is about an hour of exercise and a sprint triathlon is about two hours of exercise. Q. How often do you workout and for how long when you are training for a triathlon?D'Ascanio: Depends on the race distances and how competitive I want to be, but I usually want to be at a level where I'm comfortable in the race. For the mini tri distance, try running at least two miles twice a week, swimming for 20 minutes once a week and biking for an hour once a week. For the sprint distance, double the exercise duration or frequency of the latter schedule. The more you train, the more comfortable and competitive you'll be.Matthis: I didn't know how to train for a triathlon when I set out to prepare for my first race, so I used a training program for beginners I found online. It's like a couch-to-5K program that outlines when, what and how long to swim, bike or run. Q. Is it best to train with a group of friends or by yourself? D'Ascanio: If you're a motivated person with little free time, you might prefer to train on your own to focus, or as a form of reprieve. If you love the team aspect of sports, you can get a group of close friends together and motivate each other to achieve challenging goals. Matthis: I like to work out on my own for the most part. When it's convenient, I like to do group swims in the ocean with my friends. Q: What's a brick? D'Ascanio: Abrick is a training workout where you do two exercises back to back, for instance, doing a bike then going for a run immediately afterwards. These workouts are great for practicing the challenge of transitioning from one sport to another. It's a very different mindset when you're biking than swimming. Try it out for yourself and see how these three sports mesh with each other in both similar and different ways. Matthis: I've heard that brick stands for bike plus run equals "ick." All I know for sure is that after biking for 12 miles, it feels like I have concrete pillars where my legs used to be. It takes about a half mile for my legs to cooperate for the run portion. Q: Is there any way to simulate what a triathlon feels like before race day?D'Ascanio: Bricks are one of the best ways to simulate what it feels like to move between sports on a regular basis. But if you're looking for the full effect, head over to the beach and bring all your gear (and a friend to keep an eye on them). Swim, bike and run at your own, easy pace. Get a feel for what it's like to get on your bike soaking wet, and run after doing two other sports. You'll find it's an adventure in itself.Matthis: What he said.Hit the bricksFrom Triathlon,1B"That gives me flexibility to run the top hitters all the time and a good defender on the back end," coach Konrath said.With so many new varsity players, coach Konrath says the contest for six starting positions in practice has made for healthy competition."This is what we've been building over the years," she said. "I think everyone is going to see a much stronger, experienced team in a matter of a year."Rounding out the varsity Dolphins squad are Amanda Bruland, Regan Durkin, Yailin Nieda, Gardine Raymond, Zoe Caldwell, Yesenia Delacruz and Sacha Olivera."With that many kids, we have a bench to go to whereas last year we were only so deep and couldn't do that," coach Konrath said. The Dolphins are scheduled to kick off Wednesday's tournament against Coral Shores at 4 p.m. The Canes will face the Conchs at 5:30, and the Dolphins and Conchs will finish things up at 7 p.m.Tournament WednesdayFrom Volleyball,1B KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday,August 18,2012 Have you cleaned your gutters? Clean gutters of trapped debris that can hold water and breed mosquitoes. Tip of the Week For more tips and current information go to:www.keysmosquito.org or call 305-292-7190 John F. Torregrosa, D.P.M.Ankle & Foot Surgeon Fellow American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Fellow American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopaedic Medicine Well Treat Any Problem Below the KneeŽ Same Day Appointments Available, Tavernier, FL (305) 853-5151 Marathon, FL (305)-853-5151 Homestead, FL (305) 247-1701 VISIT OUR WEBSITE! Meeti n g Notice Mo n roe Cou n ty La n d AuthorityThe Monroe County Land Authority Advisory Committee will meet in the Monroe Re g ional Service Center located at 2796 Overseas Hi g hway, Suite 104, Marathon, Florida on Au g ust 29, 2012 be g innin g at 9:00 AM. The a g enda is available online at www.monroecounty-fl. g ov or by contactin g the Land Authority office at 295-5180ADAASSISTANCE If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in these proceedings, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711Ž.Published Keynoter 8/18/12 LivingCurry Hammockis a top parkThe votes are in and the people have spoken: Curry Hammock State Park in Marathon has won third place in this year's America Is Your Park campaign, receiving a $25,000 recreation grant from the Coca-Cola Live Positively initiative. Six weeks ago, CocaCola launched its online America's Favorite Park contest through a partnership with the National Park Foundation. The winners were announced Thursday. Placing first with 28.4 million votes was Pratt Park in Prattville, Ala. Second with more than 21.1 million votes was Krull Park in Olcott, N.Y. Curry Hammock, in third, got more than 8.1 million votes. The online campaign included more than 16,000 parks from around the country. The competition among national, state and local parks sparked community support through park events, vote-a-thons and more. So how did the small state park at mile marker 56.2 rank so high? "Curry Hammock nabbed the third highest honor because of dedicated supporters who rallied around the park," CocaCola said in a prepared statement. "In addition to organizing voting parties, community groups and clubs visited the park to enjoy its resources and vote. The Kite Boarding Club took voting breaks between rides, and all park visitors, including campers, were encouraged to vote." Curry Hammock State Park will use the money for all-terrain wheelchairs, paddleboards, kayaks, canoes and storage equipment. In addition, the park will make upgrades to the playground. Curry Hammock offers great opportunities for wildlife viewing. The beach is a popular place for kite boarding and windsurfing. Picnic shelters are the perfect location for family and group picnics overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. And RVers flock to it. Coca-Cola says Pratt Park, the No. 1, is one of the busiest parks in Prattville, Ala. It features a playground, an Olympicsize swimming pool, a pond for fishing and remote-controlled boating, and a stadium for sporting events. Krull Park, the No. 2, covers more than 325 acres. Used year round, the park includes five softball diamonds, soccer and lacrosse fields, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, two playgrounds, tennis courts, a new splash park, and four exercise stations.Coca-Cola to give it $25K grantRECREATION Photo courtesy FLORIDA PARK SERVICEThe sun sets over RVs and tents in Curry Hammock's campground. The Florida Keys Southernmost Car Club holds its monthly Show and Shine and ice-cream social today from 5 to 8 p.m.at the Sugarloaf Lodge,mile marker 17.It's for those who love all kinds of classic cars and trucks.Food and beverages are available at the lodge's tiki bar.To find out more about the club,call Dick Moody at 942-1758.CAR SHOW A recent posting on the Bank of America sign in Marathon asking for volunteers to help at the Marathon Wild Bird Center paid off as (from left) Randy Belinksy,Debbie Tomek and Paula Reddin stepped up. Here,they release rehabilitated pelicans that were treated at the center. NEW VOLUNTEERSLionfish de r by Sept. 8Divers who plan to enjoy the Florida Keys'coral reef can help protect it and give back to the environment by capturing and removing nonnative lionfish from Keys waters.Apartnership forged between the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, Reef Environmental Education Foundation and the dive community has created hands-on, focused opportunities for Keys visitors who enjoy the island chain's natural resources to take action and remove lionfish. The popular aquarium fish is believed to have been introduced to Florida waters during the 1980s.REEF runs workshops educating divers about safe collection and removal techniques, and sponsors monthly contests open to individuals and businesses that award prizes to those that catch the most lionfish.There is no season for capturing lionfish. They can be caught anytime, anywhere and at any size. No fishing license is needed if you net them.The Indo-Pacific red lionfish consumes a wide variety of prey such as invertebrates, juvenile grouper and snapper that commercial fishermen rely on. The voracious invaders, whose population is growing rapidly in Atlantic waters, out-compete native fish for food and territory. Lionfish have no natural reef predators except humans.Divers can learn how to collect, clean and fillet this delicious fish whose delicate white meat is likened to snapper, grouper and hogfish. Although lionfish are equipped with venomous spines that are removed before cooking, the flesh has no poison.In addition to monthly contests, REEF also is sponsoring a series of one-day derbies throughout South Florida including an event Sept. 8 at Coconuts Restaurant, mile marker 100 in Key Largo.Derby divers can compete for more than $3,000 in prize money. Teams of up to four people can register. Early registration fee is $100 and includes one pair of puncture-resistant gloves per team. Divers can participate in a derby from their own private vessel or join a professional dive operator's charter. For information and registration, go to http://reef .org/lionfish/derbies or call 852-0030.Help get rid of invasive reef creatureON THE WATER


Saturday,August 18,2012 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com My listing in Marathon on 105th Street JUSTSOLD For all your real estate needs, call me today! 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050Open 7 Days AWeek 958 W. 105thSt Marathon Karen AngleREALTOR¨(305) 731-6219www.allfloridakeysrealestate.com 1231 Copa D'Oro W.Marathon Congratulations to the new owners of 1231 CopaD'Oro! Looking to SELLyour home? I have the EXPERIENCEto make it happen! Call Me Today to find out how! 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050 Rick ServaisREALTOR¨(305) 731-5010www.realestatemarathonfl.com Open 7 Days AWeek 29967 Overseas Hwy. Big Pine Key, FL33043 Patti Nickless, CRS, SFRBrokerAssociate(305) 304-6949Patti@BestKeysAgent.comScan to View Visual Tours Patti Listed & Sold another home! Big Pine Key office is open 7 days a week for your convenience. Are you ready to SELL? Or BUY a piece of Keys Paradise?CALLPATTI TODAY!www .BestKeysAgent.com 30891 Granada Ave. Big Pine Key Flo r ida Key s become s chool fo r pet doc sUsually it's Dr. Dou g Mader and his fellow Marathon veterinarian wife Dr. Gerry Geraldine Diethelm travelin g the g lobe to teach other veterinarians about exotic animals. They've done so in the Amazon, at the North Pole, at the South Pole. This past week, a g roup of nearly 30 veterinarians from across Canada and the U.S. came to the Keys for their schoolin g 32 hours of continuin g education throu g h the Gainesvillebased North American Veterinary Conference. With Mader and Diethelm as their hosts, they arrived Au g 12 and then started their week on Monday takin g in lots of what we take for g ranted every day, all the while expandin g their veterinary knowled g e. Monday: They toured Ever g lades National Park, includin g the Ever g lades Alli g ator Farm in Homestead, where they handled and learned veterinary procedures for crocodilians, includin g husbandry and how to g ive them physical exams. Tuesday the vets broke into two g roups. One spent the day at the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key attendin g lectures on dolphin biolo g y, medicine, handlin g medical behavior and the like. They also g ot to swim with some of the dolphins. The second one spent the mornin g at the Turtle Hospital in Marathon, where lectures focused on sea turtle biolo g y, medicine, handlin g and physical exams. There was also some fun (if not fun, some hard work): They spent the afternoon pullin g lobster traps on a workin g lobster boat. Wednesday, the two g roups swapped experiences. Thursday: They spent the day at Dynasty Marine in Marathon, which captures and transports tropical marine life for zoos, aquariums and the like. They attended lectures on the biolo g y, medicine, handlin g ,physical exam and ultrasounds on sharks, then in the afternoon snorkeled Looe Key off Bi g Pine Key. Friday saw more lectures about the health of the oceans, sustainable fisheries, water quality, filtration systems, fish ID, specimen collection and health pro g rams; and a visit to the Key West Aquarium. Today, more lectures and a trip to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Lar g o for more snorkelin g Sunday, they head home.Veterinarians spend the week learning hereKeynoter StaffCONTINUING EDUCATION Dr.Doug Mader (second from left) and Dr.Gerry Diethelm (second from right) created a weeklong learning experience for their fellow vets. One of the groups works on a lobster boat following a morning education session at the Marathon Turtle Hospital.LIVING BRIEFSSunday poker run helps wounded vetsThe Deptherapy Foundation, a British or g anization that works with wounded soldiers to rehabilitate them throu g h scuba divin g has planned a Wound Warriors poker run for Sunday in the Upper Keys. The Professional Association of Dive Instructors is the sponsor. The run kicks off at Alabama's Jack on Card Sound Road and continues to the Buzzard's Roost, Postcard Inn at Holiday Isle, Snapper's Turtle Club and finally to Gilbert's, where there will be prizes, awards and music. Price is $20 for three poker hands and $5 for each additional hand. Proceeds g o to the foundation. For more information, contact Jeannine Cook at 451-0601, Ext. 1204 or via e-mail at jeannine .cook@century21.com.Relay for Life kickoff WednesdayThe kickoff for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life fundraisin g event in the Keys is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina at Holiday Isle, mile marker 84 in Islamorada. It's dubbed a pink party and is where you'll learn how to form Relay teams and put on fundraisers.Easter Seals seeks ornament artworkArtists can now submit desi g ns for the annual Easter Seals Florida Keys holiday ornament. The g old-over-brass ornaments are produced by the Charleston Mint and sold throu g hout the Keys to raise money for children and adults with disabilities and other special needs. This year's theme is "Botanical Beauty of the Florida Keys." The best desi g ns feature an ima g e or shape that is reco g nizable from a distance and include many spaces to be die-cut, which g ives the ornament a rich look upon close inspection. Desi g ns must be ori g inal and done as a pen and ink with accommodation for an arc on the topside. The desi g n must be accompanied by a title no more than five words, and the artist's si g nature, name, address, phone number and e-mail address. Also include a para g raph about the subject. Mail submissions to Easter Seals Florida, 3718 N. Roosevelt Blvd, Suite F, Key West, FL33040 or call 294-1089 for more information.Fundraiser set for fire victimsAfundraiser on Au g 25 benefits Linda Lee and Bob Byers, whose Marathon music store cau g ht fire on July 23, and Nikki Dutton and Ryan Lavi g ne, who were movin g into an apartment above the store that day. Set for Kirk of the Keys Presbyterian Church at 8877 Overseas Hi g hway, the event from 5 to 8 p.m. will include a pi g roast for $15, hambur g er and hot do g dinners for $7.50, silent and live auctions, and music.Movie show helps Cancer SocietyThe American Cancer Society's Florida Keys Unit has partnered with the Marathon Cinema for an afternoon of music and film to raise money in support of Cancer Society pro g rams and services. Keyboardist Linda Lee Byars and violinist Kay Janetka will perform ahead of a screenin g of "Stepmom" (1998), a story attestin g to the stren g th of family in times of crisis. It stars Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts. Asilent auction will also be held ahead of the screenin g All proceeds will remain in the Florida Keys. The event is scheduled 1 to 5 p.m. Au g 24 at the cinema, mile marker 49.5. For more information, call 292-2333.Learn to mana g e diabetesThe Florida Keys Area Health Education Center, in partnership with the Health Foundation of South Florida and Florida Keys Community Colle g e, is sponsorin g six-week workshops for those 55 and older to help them self-mana g e their diabetes. The model was developed by Stanford University. Avariety of subjects will be covered such as healthy eatin g physical activity, meal plannin g readin g and understandin g nutritional labels, relaxation, stress mana g ement, symptoms of low blood su g ar, medication, foot care and much more. The pro g ram is specifically desi g ned for people who have diabetes or a family history of diabetes and for those who are partners or care-takers of diabetics. There is a $20 deposit for materials that will be refunded at the end of the workshop, which is offered at the followin g : Florida Keys Community Colle g e Stock Island campus, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 6 throu g h Oct. 11. Senior Plaza, 1400 Kennedy Drive, Key West, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 15 throu g h Nov. 26. Area Health Education Center, Marathon, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 12 throu g h Nov. 16. To re g ister, call Leslie Hu g hes at 743-7111, Ext. 208. Pre-re g istration is su g g ested because space is limited.Workshops designed for seniorsTO YOUR HEALTH Crime Stoppers of the Florida Keys offers a Cash Reward for information leading to a felony arrest.If you see a crime happen,or have information about criminal activity,do the right thing.Call Crime Stoppers to report it.You will be eligible for a Cash Reward and you may remain completely anonymous.Crime Stopper tips may also be made anonymously on line at www.tipsubmit.com1-800-346-TIPSAdvertisement paid for by the Crime Stoppers Trust Fund KEYSNET.COM


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Saturday,August 18,2012 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com Crossword solutionSolution to the Aug.15 puzzle. 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I know!Ž 76Where Alices adventures really took place 77Household screen target 78You can observe a lot by watchingŽ speaker 80Improvised swing 81Banzai Pipeline sound 82Ken of Brothers & SistersŽ 83Country way 85__ better to have loved ...Ž:Tennyson 87__acte88Big name in shaving91Where to find happy mediums? 92Poetic technique93St.Petersburgs river94Most costly 96Taxonomic suffix 99Ive Just Seen __Ž: Beatles 100His story is told by the Once-ler 101Kirby of City SlickersŽ 102Surround tightly 104Enigma VariationsŽ composer 105Cry of fear 107Shoulder muscle, for short 108Buenos opposite 109Nieuwpoorts river 111Check 112Retro sign word 113Spots in la mer 114Dermatologists concern 118LittleŽ60s singer 119Swig AMERICAN CARIBBEAN REAL ESTATE MIDDLE KEYS 5191 Overseas Hwy. Marathon, Florida 33050 141 9th Street Key Colony Beach2/2 with 45 ft. of dockage and a pool. O P E N H O U S ESaturday August 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. L ynn B. Lucas, P .A. 305-393-0559Cell305-743-7636Office305-743-3387Fax Lynn@keyshomehunter.com www.Keyshomehunter.com Brewing up love: WeddingsYou may now chug with the bride. Toasting the bride and groom with champagne is de rigueur. But recently, couples hip (or is that hops?) to craft beers are shaking up the wedding reception scene by insisting on serving the brews they love on their big day, everything from local ales to home brews concocted by the bride and groom. It's not unusual for stouts and pilsners to flow at receptions or for rehearsal dinners to feature "beer flight" tastings of different craft brews. The highend Baltimore caterer Chef's Expressions offers hors d'oeuvres consisting of a shot glass of beer and a burger slider. One couple even set up tasting stations with beers from around the world, said Anja Winikka, site editor of TheKnot.com. Another couple who met in the Yukon served beer from Yukon Brewing in an ice-packed canoe. When Julie Ho and Ben Rinn of New York City wed in April, they chose craft beers representing their Texas roots (Shiner Bock) and their college years at Johns Hopkins University (from local brewer Brewer's Art). "Alot of weddings with beer you have your Coors Lights and your Bud Lights out," said Ho, who hired Chef's Expressions for the wedding at Johns Hopkins' stately Peabody Library. "We definitely wanted to have good beers out because we do enjoy drinking good beer. And then we also wanted to make sure we included what we like." There's little danger champagne will get knocked off its bridal throne, but the craft brew buzz running through the wedding scene is yet another sign that beer once a workingman's beverage sold in pop-top cans has successfully transformed into a respectable artisanal beverage suitable for nuptial toasts. Americans have warmed up to hoppier, tangier brews, and the volume of craft beer produced nationwide has jumped 83 percent since 2005, according to the Brewers Association, a trade group. Crucially, craft beers also have proven more female friendly. Unlike mainstream beer makers who spend millions on commercials featuring man-children and their improbably hot girlfriends the small-batch brews offer artisanal overtones and endless flavors. But while craft beer has been making inroads for years, wedding industry people have really noticed its presence increasing in the past year or two. Winikka explained that the tradition-bound wedding industry tends to be slow to latch on to trends. She also noted that more couples are paying for their own weddings, and thus are less bound to expectations of others Beer is funPlus, beer is really fun. "What you're seeing is that instead of the signature cocktail like the fruity, weird martini thing that a lot of people were doing five, 10 years ago couples are saying, That's not really our style, so were going to do a beer flight at our cocktail hour,'" Winikka said. Winikka, who is getting married in May, plans to have a beer flight at her own rehearsal dinner. Like Ho and Rinn, she and her fiance chose local beers that reflect their lives. Beers will represent where she grew up in Arizona, went she met her fiance in Kansas and where the couple lives in Brooklyn. The brides and grooms demanding local brews are no different from the growing number of Americans scouting farmers market for local corn and grass-fed beef. And just as it has become easier to source food locally, it has become easier to find a local brewery. Jerry Edwards of Chef's Expressions points out that unlike wine, good beer can be made anywhere. In Chicago, that means couples asking for beverages from hometown brewers like Metropolitan Brewing and Goose Island, said Dan Scheuring, event service manager of Blue Plate catering. "When talking to the clients they want to bring in that one Chicago wow factor' for their out-of-town guests," Scheuring said. And last month, the nation's largest craft brewer, the makers of Samuel Adams beer, offered for one day only a "Brewlywed Ale." It was sold in wine-sized bottles with a cork.Brew your ownCan't find the perfect beer to have and to hold on your wedding day? You can always brew your own. Chris Lehr and his fiance Robin made five different beers for their wedding in Austin, Texas, last year. This required a marathon 16-hour brewing day and for Lehr to truck in his kegerator (a small refrigerator built to hold a beer keg and fitted with a tap on top) to the reception. Guests toasted the couple with Champagne while the wedding party toasted with a brown ale from northern California. But otherwise the alcohol choices were all barley-based: pale ale, India pale ale, German-style kolsch and honey hibiscus wit. They also gave away bottles of homemade porter. And the couple saved a growler of the porter to drink on their first anniversary.Champagne no longer the standbyBy MICHAEL HILLAssociated PressTHE BEER TAPSafety first as the classrooms openThe school year begins Monday in the Florida Keys, and the American Red Cross has steps that everyone can take to make the trip back to the classroom safer. "When kids go back to school, parents should make sure the child knows his or her home phone number and address, parents'work contact information, how to get in touch with another trusted adult and how to dial 911," said David Markenson, chairman of the Red Cross' Scientific Advisory Council and a pediatric expert. Bus safetyIf children ride a bus to school, they should plan to get to their bus stop early and stand away from the curb while waiting for the bus to arrive. Other safety steps for students include: Board the bus only after it has come to a complete stop and the driver or attendant has instructed you to get on. Only board your bus and never an alternate one. Always stay in clear view of the bus driver and never walk behind the bus. Cross the street at the corner, obeying traffic signals and staying in the crosswalk. Never dart out into the street or cross between parked cars. Motorists should know what the yellow and red bus signals mean: Yellow flashing lights the bus is getting ready to stop and motorists should slow down and be prepared to stop. Red flashing lights and an extended stop sign the bus is stopped and children are getting on or off. Drivers in both directions must stop their vehicles and wait until the lights go off, the stop sign is back in place and the bus is moving before they can start driving again.DrivingIf children ride in a car to get to school, they should always wear a seat belt. Younger children should use car seats or booster seats until the lap-shoulder belt fits properly (typically for children ages 8 to 12 and over 4-foot9), and ride in the back seat until they are at least 13 years old. If a teenager is going to drive to school, parents should mandate they use seat belts. Drivers should not use their cell phone to text or make calls, and should avoid eating or drinking while driving. All drivers should be aware that children are out walking or biking to school and slow down, especially in residential areas and school zones.Biking,walkingStudents who ride their bike to school should always wear a helmet, obey all traffic signs and ride on the right in the same direction as traffic. Those who walk to school should only cross the street at an intersection, and use a route along which the school has placed crossing guards. Parents should walk young children and children taking new routes or attending new schools at least for the first week to ensure they know how to get there safely. Thereafter, arrange for the kids to walk to school with a friend or classmate. Take a Red Cross first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation course so you'll have the knowledge and skills to act if an injury or emergency happens.Kids should be aware of surroundingsBACK TO SCHOOLWatch for signs of dehydrationHeadaches. Fatigue. Lack of alertness. No, these are not the signs you had of staying up late to watch the Olympics. They are the telltale signs of dehydration the excessive loss of fluids from the body. We've heard it before. Water is the most abundant nutrient in our body. It's the primary ingredient in muscles, blood and other body cells. Without it, body processes become sluggish and inefficient. No doubt, lack of fluids can kill us much quicker than lack of food. Athletes have special fluid needs because, well, they are athletes. For example, I learned that well-trained athletes sweat more not less than the rest of us. Why? Because water (perspiration) is what keeps these extremely active bodies from overheating. Cool. Here are some hydration reminders from sports nutrition experts: Check your urine: If it's the color of straw or lemonade, you're appropriately hydrated, say experts. Dark or apple juice-colored urine signals dehydration, or the need for more fluids. Check your weight: Before you exercise. After you exercise. Performance suffers with as little as 2 percent loss of fluid. Restore every pound you lose during exercise with a pound or so (16 to 24 ounces) of fluid. Drink plain water before you exercise: It's the best choice for most of our activities that last less than 90 minutes. Sip on about 4 ounces of fluid after about 15 to 20 minutes of exercise. If your workout goes beyond 90 minutes, add a sports drink that contains some carbohydrates (sugar) plus electrolytes such as sodium and potassium. Good choices for sports drinks, according to sports nutrition experts, are those that are moderate in calories (about 50 to 70 calories per 8ounce cup), moderate in sodium (not more than 110 to 220 milligrams), and high in potassium. BTW, cold beverages help cool the body and have been found to be better absorbed. Barbara Quinn, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, wrote this for the Monterey County Herald.Hot Keys sun can lead to illnessMcClatchy-TribuneTO YOUR HEALTH Photo courtesy ASSOCIATED PRESSBride Robin Lehr and groom Chris Lehr serve beer at their April wedding reception at House on the Hill in Austin,Texas.The Lehrs made four different beers,including a 16-hour brewing marathon day to make 45 gallons,for their wedding. Solution in the Aug. 22 Keynoter


KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday,August 18,2012 Getting your hands dirty is, well,delicious way to learnIs it chocolate day?Ž Those were the first words out of four-year-old Maggie Mae Brages mouth when she woke up on a recent Saturday morning. Her mother, Tina Roberge-Brage of Islamorada, recounted her daughters excitement about attending the Jr. Chocolatier class at Key Largo Chocolates. Ive never seen her pop out of bed so fast,Ž she said. Later that morning, Maggie joined 11 other children ranging in ages from 4-14 for a morning of creative chocolate projects in the factory behind the store. After being helped into paper chefs toques and aprons, they had a short lesson on the different types of chocolate and tasted each kind. Then, pouring melted chocolate into molds, they made lollipops in shapes like whales, sharks, fish and dogs and painted them with brightly colored white chocolate. Other activities included chocolate dipped marshmallows, pretzels and cookies, which they decorated with sprinkles. Chocolatier, Kristie Thomas, who owns the factory and shop with her husband Bob, started teaching the classes at the end of July. We try to do a good variety of treats that they can take home and do at home,Ž Thomas said. The children like getting their hands in the chocolate, and we want them to do all of the activities themselves. It doesnt matter if the chocolate spills on the floor or if they get dirty. Its part of the learning process.Ž Amanda Phair Zischka of Islamorada made the day a family affair, taking her two daughters Abigail, 10, and Olivia, 4, and their cousins Zane Phair, 14, and Seth Phair, 10. This class was a good fit,Ž she said. Abigail loves cooking and baking, and Zane loves Key Largo Chocolates. Zane said it was the best day of his summer vacation so far.Ž Thomas said shes wanted to teach classes since opening the shop, but she was waiting for the timing to be right. When they moved to the new location at mile marker 100.5, nearly tripling their square footage, hosting classes became more realistic. I took a lot of classes when I was learning, and I found them very informative and fun,Ž she said. Plus, its another stream of revenue for the business. I just needed a little prompting by people asking to get it going.Ž The classes have been so popular that they have added a second childrens class on Saturdays, according to demand, and a class for adults called a Night of Chocolate. The first adult class was held on Tuesday, August 7. I wanted to make it more relaxed than the classes Ive taken in the past,Ž she said. The most important thing is for people to have fun and learn.Ž Wine and hors doeuvres were served, as participants donned hairnets and brown aprons bearing the slogan, Nobody knows the truffles Ive seen.Ž Thomas, dressedClasses bring rave reviews for chocolatierBy CLAUDIA MILLERLAttitudes ContributorKEY LARGO 305-664-8400 LOCALSSUMMER LUNCH & DINNER SPECIALS PLUS Every Friday Tender Juicy Prime Rib, $12.95! 305-852-0595 COME CRAB RACES!LastSunday of the Month at2:30 PM Photos by CLAUDIA MILLERJennifer Zemmel from Key Largo Chocolates helps Makenzie Wright,12,and Coral DePauw,8,from Key Largo scrape the chocolate off the tops of their lollipop molds at the Jr.Chocolatier Class.See Chocolate,7B Jeannine Cook and Dawn DeBrule,from Key Largo,show off their chocolate covered hands after making champagne raspberry truffles at Key Largo Chocolates. Slam-bang action cant savethis legacyThe Bourne Legacy,Ž Rated PG-13, 135 min., now playing nationwide. Following in the footsteps of the three previous films, this newest entry in the Bourne franchise features slam-bang action, convoluted plot twists, extended chase scenes and people on the run. The difference is that Jason Bourne is nowhere to be found (Matt Damon passed on making another sequel) and the protagonists in LegacyŽ talk and argue way too much. To quote an old Elvis song, a little less conversation a little more action would be the perfect remedy for the film. The Bourne LegacyŽ might satisfy those Bourne fans who have been anxiously awaiting the next installment, but it may leave others wishing Jason himself had shown up to truly revitalize the franchise. LegacyŽ was directed and co-written by Tony Gilroy, screenwriter of the last two Bourne films and writer/director of DuplicityŽ and Michael Clayton.Ž Cinematographer Robert Elswit does a wonderful job of putting the audience in the middle of the action and the score by James Newton Howard is terrific. But these factors arent enough and the film is just not up to the standard of the three previous Bourne entries. The movie stars Jeremy Renner as Aaron Cross, a chemically enhanced agent/spy/assassin (were never quite sure exactly what he is) and Rachel Weisz as Dr. Marta Shearing, the scientist without a clue to what shes involved in. LegacyŽ brings back several Bourne characters, including Scott Glenn, Albert Finney, David Strathairn and Joan Allen, and also introduces some new ones. Stacy Keach and Edward Norton are the new heartless heavies who authorize worldwide killings to prevent word of their numerous secret black ops projects from leaking out. Exactly what the consequences would be if word did get out is never explained, but we must assume they would be horrible to justify all those murders. The opening sequence starts off the film on a confusing note as it jumps from place to place and from one character to another without much explanation. The uneasy meeting between Cross and another field agent is awkward and the entire cabin-in-the-woods episode could have been cut in half and still retained its impact. And some audience members may have trouble following the handto-hand combat because the fights are edited using super quick cuts that blur the action. But the chase sequences are exciting and well staged, especially a hair-raising oneMuddled story, weak acting mar latest BourneFILM WANOUS 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 Formal yet warm setting... Attentive ServiceŽ… LAttitudes review Feb. 1, 2002Casual,Gourmet Dining Sunset DinnersNo w only $13.95INCLUDINGCup of Soup,Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread with Entree7 nights a week(except holidays)Must be seated by 5:30 pm Call For Reservations See Wanous,7B


Saturday,August 18,2012 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com LATTITUDES BRIEFSFree admission passes available for museumsWLRN 91.5 FM, South Floridas National Public Radio affiliate, and the Florida Keys & Key West tourism council have partnered to offer freeor reduced-admission passes to a number of Florida Keys attractions and museums Aug. 24-26. The program provides a cultural pass for South Florida residents and visitors to discover the history of the Florida Keys by offering incentives to experience 13 participating museums and attractions. To participate, log onto www.wlrn.org and click on the Florida Keys and Key West Museum and Attractions Weekend banner to print out the pass. Participating attractions include: History of Diving Museum in Islamorada Crane Point Museum & Nature Center in Marathon Pigeon Key in Marathon Key West Aquarium Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum Harry S Truman Little White House Key West Art Center Key West Garden Club at West Martello Key Wests Oldest House Museum Ripleys Believe It or Not Key West Key West Museum of Art and History at the Custom House Key West Lighthouse & Keepers Quarters Fort East Martello Museum in Key WestDeadlines here for craft showThe Key West Art Center has announced deadlines for crafters wanting to participate in the 28th Annual Key West Craft Show, Jan. 25-26, 2013. Applications must be received by Sept. 1. That includes digital images of the work and booth display. For more details, visit: KeyWestArtCenter.com or call the gallery at 305-2941241. The Art Center also sponsors the Old Island Days Art Festival, which has dates in 2013 for Feb. 23-24. Both shows are held on Whitehead and Caroline Streets where vendor booths line the street. Deadlines for those artists wishing to participate in Old Island Days is Oct. 1. The Key West Art Center, 301 Front St., is a non-profit membership organization founded in 1960. in her trademark pink and green chefs outfit, demonstrated how to make a Raspberry Champagne Ganache using ros champagne, raspberry pure, white chocolate, heavy cream and butter. Ganache is the creamy center of a truffle. Afterwards, each small group was given their own ganache recipe to prepare with dark Belgian chocolate. Then they were tasked with rolling the chilled filling into small balls, covering them in melted chocolate and decorating them with nuts, edible glitter and other tasty toppings. While the results were delicious, the process was far from pristine. Many of the participants ended up with chocolate on their faces and glitter in their hair. Dawn DeBrule, from Key Largo signed up with her two friends, Jeannine Cook and Maria Jones, as soon as the adult class was announced. I really enjoyed the flow of the class,Ž she said. It was relaxed, and it was a fun night out with the best things„wine, chocolate and great friends. I shared the truffles I made with my husband and son, and they loved them.Ž Thomas said that these classes are just the beginning, and she plans on offering more specialized themes in the future. After we do the basic things, there are some fun holiday treats that we can make,Ž she said. We can also do private parties, and were trying to accumulate some different ideas.Ž Maggie, for one, is already planning to have her birthday party there in October. Key Largo Chocolates is located at mile marker 100.5 Bayside in Key Largo. The Junior Chocolatier Class is held each Saturday at 10:00 a.m. with an additional class at 2:00 p.m. based on demand. Cost is $20 for the class or $30 dollars with a Key Largo Chocolates t-shirt. The next Night of Chocolate will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21. The adult classes are priced at a special introductory rate of $59 for August. The regular price, beginning in September, will be $75. Reservations are required. Call 305-453-6613 for reservations.Next class Aug. 21 at KLChocolatesFrom Chocolate,6B through the streets and closely-packed buildings of Manila. The addition of the seemingly indestructible killer from yet another secret project stretches the chase out a little too long, but it is still well choreographed and breathtaking. On a side note isnt it amazing how the police in any movie pursuit get right to the scene so quickly? And how does every single policeman instantly recognize and start chasing the people who are on the run? Renner was excellent in The Hurt LockerŽ and The Town,Ž but somehow he seems to have a softer screen persona than Matt Damon and cant quite carry off the super-smart, super-strong image that the Aaron Cross role requires. Weisz is convincing as Dr. Shearing, especially in the tense lab scene, but she overplays the stereotypical hysterical female in danger, with too much trembling and crying. She toughens up a bit as the movie progresses, but her early scenes are just annoying clichs. Norton and Keach are adequate at barking orders and uttering cryptic warnings about the dreaded exposure of their black ops programs. But Im guessing that neither actor accepted his role expecting to be recognized at Oscar time „ and it shows. While it has its moments, at 135 minutes The Bourne LegacyŽ is too long, has too much dialog and not enough action. In addition, the ending is abrupt and so obviously setting up a sequel that many viewers may be turned off. Still, the film topped the box office last weekend with $38 million, so if this fourth-queldoes have a legacy, its that there will surely be more Bourne movies to come.Critic: Too long, too much dialogFrom Wanous,6B € TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful € Floridas Most Beautiful Women € Private Table Dances Available € Full Liquor and Food Served til Close € Open til 4am € Couples Welcome Keys Hottest Happy Hour4-8 pm No Cover € 1/2 price Appetizers 2-4-1 Dances € 2-4-1 Drinks Tuesday Locals Night € TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful € Floridas Most Beautiful Women € Private Table Dances Available € Full Liquor and Food Served til Close € Open til 4am € Couples Welcome Photo by CLAUDIA MILLERChocolatier Kristie Thomas,who owns the factory and shop with her husband Bob, helps sisters Olivia,4,and Abigail,10,pour chocolate into their animal-shaped lollipop Harry S Truman Little White House is among Keys attractions offering free passes Aug.24-26.This picture was taken in 1949 Singers unite audition call announcedAuditions will begin in September for a concert planned by the Upper Keys Christmas Project. Debra Walker, former school board member and organizer of the Searching for the KingŽ concert, said her non-profit community arts group will hold an introductory meeting Monday, Aug. 27. The meeting, scheduled from 7-9 p.m., will be held at Burton Memorial United Methodist Church, mile marker 93, oceanside, Tavernier. Plans for the holiday concert, scheduled Dec. 8-9, will be discussed, along with recruiting for both adult and children performers. Walker said her group is looking to fill six adult singing/acting roles, plus more roles for children in the production. Rehearsals will begin in September at First Baptist Church, mile marker 99, oceanside and at Burton Memorial. Chorus members may rehearse at either location,Ž Walker said. The non-profit group is also seeking musicians and a bell choir. For more information, call 453-9683 or e-mail: debraswalker@gmail.comUpper Keys Christmas concert comingKEY LARGO 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernierbbtheatres.com NOWALLDIGITAL! SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 08/17 TUES. 08/21€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€ The Expendables 2 (R) 2:10; 4:40; 7:20; 9:45€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€ ParaNorman (PG) 1:55; 4:20; 7:10; 9:35 €€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€The Bourne Legacy (PG13) 1:10; 4:05; 7:00; 9:55€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€The Campaign (R) 2:00; 4:20; 7:30; 9:40€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€Hope Springs (PG13) 1:45; 4:35; 7:10; 9:30€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€ Sorry, no passes. Regal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. € The Expendables 2 (R):1:20,4:20,7:25 and 9:55 p.m. € Sparkle (PG-13):1:10,4:10,7:10 and 10:00 p.m. € The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG):1:15,4:30,7:35,10:00 p.m.€ The Bourne Legacy (PG-13):1:00,4:00,7:00 and 9:55 p.m. € The Campaign (R):1:40,4:40,7:45 and 9:50 p.m. € Hope Springs (PG-13):1:30,4:30,7:30 and 9:50 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St.,Key West,295-9493 € Kids Movie Club :10:00 a.m. € Creature Feature :12:00 noon € Amazing Spiderman 3D (PG-13):2:15,6:00 and 8:30 p.m. € Beasts of the Southern Wild (PG-13):1:45,and 6:15 p.m. € Ted (R):4:00,and 8:15 p.m. € The Queen of Versailles (PG):2:00 and 6:45 p.m. € Trishna (R):4:30,and 8:45 p.m. € Intouchables (R):1:30,3:45,6:20 and 8:45 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 € Total Recall (PG-13):Weekdays:7:00 and 9:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday:2:00 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 € The Expendables 2 (R):2:10,4:40,7:20 and 9:45 p.m. € ParaNorman (PG):1:55,7:10 p.m. € ParaNorman 3D (PG):4:20,9:45 p.m. € The Bourne Legacy (PG-13):1:10,4:05,7:00 and 9:55 p.m. € The Campaign (R):2:00,4:20,7:30 and 9:40 p.m. € Hope Springs (PG-13):1:45,4:35,7:10 and 9:30 p.m. Keys Movie Times


KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday,August 18,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+:Ž A d# 140827 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2012 CA 96 M ROBERT L. PHILLIPS and M. ANNE PHILLIPS, Plaintiffs -vsTHOMAS CARDENAS, and unknown spouse of THOMAS CARDENAS, THOMAS CARDENAS II, and unknown spouse of THOMAS CARDENAS II, KEYS R.V./MOBILE HOME CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., JOHN DOE, JANE DOE, as unknown tenants in possession, Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THOMAS CARDENAS, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF THOMAS CARDENAS, THOMAS CARDENAS II, AND UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF THOMAS CARDENAS II. A DDRESS(ES) UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on to the following property in Monroe County, Florida bearing the legal description of Parcel No.93W, in KEYS RV/MOBILE HOME CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 2039 at Page 5 of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, and any amendments thereto, together with an undivided interest in the Common elements appurtenant thereto, together with an undivided interest in the Common elements appurtenant thereto and Boat Dock Space 93W, as a limited common element, as identified in the Declaration has been filed against your property, in addition to a count seeking damages and/or a deficiency judgment. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Christopher S. Nelson, the plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 2975 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida, 33050, on or before September 10th, 2012 and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED: July 31st, 2012 Danny Kolhage Clerk of Court By: Tammy L. Marciel A s Deputy Clerk Published August 11, 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 147850 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 12-CP-46-M Middle Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF JANE L. MOSSEY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Jane L. Mossey, deceased, whose date of death was July 9, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 1216, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS A FTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH A BOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 18, 2012. Personal Representative: Merril S. McCarthy 22780 Selby Drive Elkhart, Indiana 46514 A ttorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner A ttorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar Number: 283134 RICHARD E. WARNER, P.A. P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: richard@rewarnerlaw.com Published August 18, 25, 2012 Florida Ke y s Ke y noter Ad# 140798 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 12-CP-156-K Lower Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT P. BRADY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Robert P. Brady, deceased, whose date of death was May 25, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 7339, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 11, 2012. Personal Representative: Martha M. Brady 29415 Saratoga Ave. Big Pine Key, Florida 33043 Attorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar Number: 283134 RICHARD E. WARNER, P.A. P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: richard@rewarnerlaw.com Published August 11, 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 140807 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2012-CP-130-K IN RE: ESTATE OF MICHAEL BELL WILSON A/K/A MICHAEL B. WILSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Michael Bell Wilson A /K/A Michael B. Wilson, deceased, whose date of death was June 3, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS A FTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH A BOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 11, 2012. A ttorney for Personal Representative: Bonnie J. Helms, Esq. A ttorney for Joanne Tarantino Wilson Florida Bar Number: 863645 P. O. Box 5530 Key West, FL 33045 Telephone: (305) 292-1166 Fax: (305) 292-0379 Personal Representative: Joanne Tarantino Wilson 1002 Washington Street Key West, Florida 33040 Published August 11, 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 145095 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on September 6, 2012 beginning at 3:00 p.m. in Conference Room #3, The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Key West, Florida, a meeting will be held of the SELECTION COMMITTEE for the project of DEVELOPMENT OF MONROE COUNTY SPACE PLANNING/ FACILITIES ASSESSMENT REPORT MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA The selection committee will evaluate the proposals received in response to the Request for Proposals issued for the above-named project. The evaluation and recommendation of the selection committee are to be submitted to the Board of County Commissioners. Persons interested in this issue are invited to attend. For more information, please contact Shane S. Smith, Sr. Project Manager, Monroe County Project Management Department, 1100 Simonton St. Suite # 2-216, Key West, FL 33040 by phoning (305) 292-4527 or via email to smith-shane@mon roecounty-fl.gov. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Dated at Key West, Florida this 13th day of August, 2012. DANNY L. KOLHAGE, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published August 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 149379 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF COUNTY ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on September 21, 2012 at 3:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, at the Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Monroe County, Florida, the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida, intends to consider the adoption of the following County ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 0172012 APPROVED JULY 18, 2012; PROVIDING CLARIFICATION REGARDING USE OF THE FUNDS AFTER 2018; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR INCORPORATION INTO THE MONROE COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. ADA ASSISTANCE: If youare a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Dated at Key West, Florida, this 15th day of August, 2012. DANNY L. KOLHAGE, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published August 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 130916 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Ref: 2012-DR-818-K Division: Family FRANCHESCA HICKS, Petitioner and CRAWFORD MURRAY, Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PETITION TO DETERMINE PATERNITY AND FOR RELATED RELIEF TO: CRAWFORD MURRAY 2700 Flagler Avenue Key West, FL 33040 Y OU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on FRANCHESCA HICKS whose address is: c/o Samuel J. Kaufman, Esq, 3130 Northside Drive, Key West, FL 33040 on or before September 4, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040 before service of Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. Y ou must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this matter will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. Dated: 07-31-12 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Riellalynn Sims, De p ut y Clerk py Published August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 140796 COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS THAT the Monroe County School District will receive bids for the following: RFP No. 512ELEVATOR COMPREHENSIVE SERVICE Bid documents may be requested from Demandstar by calling 1-800-711-1712 or by going to the website www.demandstar.com or by going to www.keysschools.com/rfp. The public record document is available at the Purchasing Department, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040. All bids must be received on or before dates specified in the bid documents, The Monroe County School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to accept or reject any and all bids and to wave informalities or irregularities when it is in the best interest of the Board to do so. Monroe County School District Purchasing Department Published August 11, 15, 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 147787 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on September 20, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW STOCK ISLAND FIRE STATION STOCK ISLAND, MONROE COUNTY FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.com or call toll-free at 1-800-7111712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 1-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published August 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 149409 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 08/31/2012, 08:00 am at 189 US HIGHWAY 1, KEY WEST, FL 33040-5476, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ANCHOR TOWING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2T1BR12E12C581532 2002 TOYOTA LB5TB8S17B1507032 2011 FSTI UNK unk HYDRA-SPORTS Published August 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 140811 LEGAL NOTICE Dr. Luis Augstens medical records will remain in the custody of Fishermens Community Hospital, Inc., Marathon, Florida. All records generated before 07/31/12 will remain in the custody of Fishermens Community Hospital, Inc. Published August 11, 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 146008 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Southernmost Dance Theatre located at 1108 18th Street, in the County of Monroe, in the City of Key West, Florida 33040 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. The Key West Dance Theatre, Inc. Published August 18, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter GRASSYKEY57517Gibson St.Friday,Saturday8am-3 pm MOVINGSALE-Lotsof GreatItems-OffKyleSt. PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. CLARK DIESEL FORKLIFT 6000 lbs. Good condition. Located in Marathon. $5500 obo. 239-825-8796 LOBSTERS FOR SALE $7 each. Fresh or frozen. 305-393-1071, Marathon. OPENHOUSE8/19&8/261-4 KEYLARGO4/22story updatedhomew/100fto f dockage,boatlift,tiki,andlg storageshed.Tropical landscapingw/greatviewo f bay.Amustsee. 229JollyRogerDr.MM98. 786-897-8145 KEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. $15,000. Owner financing available. 305-522-5841 4 BR / 2 BA THREE STORY waterfront home. MM 93 O/S. Deep water dockage. $2800 / month. F/L/S Call 305-216-2333 A1/1 COTTAGEFULLY furn. Incl. util. + Wifi & Sat. TV, W/D & D/W. $975/mo. F/S. Annual lease. MM100 Bayside. Ref. Reqd. 305-924-0137 MARATHON 2/2 home. Unfurn. W/D. Appliances incl. Lrg workshop. $1400/mo, F/L/S, yearly lease.Avail Oct. 1st. 386-547-3071 KEY LARGO MM96. Ocean side. Direct ocean access w/Ocean views! Furnished 3 BR, 2 BA. Short or long term rental. Call 786-258-3127 MARATHON Canal Front. Concrete dock, 2 ba, 1 ba, tiled, fenced. No pets. F/L/S. $1450/mo. 305-323-9663. Key Largo Landings of Largo 2/2 condo, furnished or unfurnished. 2 pools, marina, boat ramp, tennis courts, large carport. $1500/mo incl cable. Avail now. 954-214-1751 2BR / 2 BA & 1 BR / 1 BA MM 88.5, Plantation Villas. No smoking, no pets. 2 BR is $1200/mo. 1 BR $1000. F/L/S. Call Eric 305-393-3706. Agent. MARATHON Charming 2/1 apt. on nice canal with tropical yard. Great neighborhood! Sm pet OK. $1500/mo, incl util. Call Andy 561-212-3045 CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN WOW LOOK !!! New Tropical Wicker Bedroom and Living RoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners Simmons Beautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'S BEDS 100s of BedsFactory Direct to YouMarathon € MM 53.5 € 743-7277 Big Coppitt € MM 9.5 € 295-8430FREE DELIVERY


Saturday,August 18,2012 9B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+:Ž 100150206-011 BR /1 BA MM 88 B/S Newly remodeled w/ pool. Cable & water incl. No pets. Ref. req. $950 / mo. + sec. dep. Call (219) 863-2487 A MOVE IN NOW from $275 week. MARATHON. Weekly or monthly. fully furn. All utilities, cable & free WI FI included. 305-289-0800 97MMBayfront2/2 SEASONALCondo THREE orFOURMONTHS$10,000 RockHarborClub>>Sandy Beach,Spectacular180 degreebayview,freecable,wifi,heatedpool,tennis,gated, parkatdoor,screenedpatios (2)CeramicTile,recentrehab,50"TV,Flexiblemovein date.Nodogs/CatsOK.Call owner5614412800561-4412800jklasfeld@yahoo.com MARATHON 2/1 half duplex. Unfurnished. A/C. Recently remodeled. Covered patio. $995/month. F/L/S. 305-395-2095 VACATION RENTAL Upscale 2 BR / 3 BA. Avail. through Labor Day. Wkly. or Nightly. Call for details. (919) 480-4326 MARATHON Share 3/2 condo. Pool, beach, tennis. $650/mo. Util incl. No pets. Ocean view. Avail 8/15. 573-247-6449 1/1HomeN.KeyLargo Tile. Quietneighborhood.Water+ yardserv.inc.$850/mo.+ $500sec.Yearly.Call305-394 -1150laak@terranova.net Marathon Lrg 2/2 unfurn apt 10826 5th Ave. Must qualify for affordable housing, taking applications. 3 yr employment & housing history. $980/mo + util, F/L/S. 305-289-1887Marathon-Lrg 2/2 unfurn apt. 10826 5th Ave. Taking applications. 3 yr employment & housing history. $980/mo + util, F/L/S. 305-289-1887 GARDEN PARADISE 1 BR / 1 BA MM 89 Furn. Quiet nghbrhd. Mature, Nonsmoker, Pet? Cable/util. incl., $850/mo. F/L. Call 305-852-1764 CONCH KEY MM 63. 1 BR, 1 BA apt. Ground level, fully furn. Kitchen, LR, boat slip avail. Directly on Bay, must see! $1200/mo. 305-743-3478 HOUSEBOAT FOR RENT $500 / month plus electricity. Call 305-905-6867. MARATHON WATERFRONT Oceanside studio near MM 48. A/C, tiled, full kitchen. Dock. Yearly lease. $800/mo. F/L/S. 561-212-6563 RV LOTS FOR RENT Marathon In Adult Park Please call 305-743-6519 2,346 SF BUILT-OUT MEDICAL OFFICE Immeditely adjacent to Mariners Hospital Commodore Realty Inc. Nicole Christodoulou Nicole@CommodoreRealty.com 305-365-2600 X 40 KEY LARGO MM 100.5 WAREHOUSE/RETAIL SPACES Multi-size units available. Call Donna 305-743-6341 MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542 MM 30.5, BIG PINE KEY US HWY 1 FRONTAGE. Good for storefront or offices. Excellent location! $920/mo. 239-541-1678 HEART OFMARATHON Retail or Office.1000 sq ft. Next to Publix, the new Walgreens and marina. 561-743-3745 Marathon Gulfside Village 5800 O/S Hwy, Unit #32, 960 sq. ft. $1750/mo. plus elec. Pete Donnelly 732-996-9591 or Sue Lovley 305-304-7565 Physical TherapistRegistered Nurses 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 Positions available atGuidance/Care Center,Inc.Healthcare coverage,401 with match and retirement plan. Please send resumes with cover letter to humanresources@villagesouth.com .EEOC/DFWP €REHABILITATIONCOUNSELOR-Personal Growth CenterMarathonF/T Provide support and education to adults with mental illness.BA in Human Services required.€SUBSTANCEABUSECOUNSELORKey West … JIP Program based at Monroe County Sheriffs Office.Bachelors degree,Certified Addiction Professional (or within 2 years of hire). Bi-lingual Spanish desirable€FAMILYINTERVENTIONSPECIALISTSpecialist providing outreach,assessment and case management services to Lower Keys famlies.Bachelors degree in a human service field and 1 year of substance abuse experience required;Masters or CAP preferred.F/T€REGISTEREDNURSE-Crisis Stabilization Unit Marathon.Varied benefits packages. Per diem. Receptionist Exceptional Living,Exceptional People Plantation Key Nursing Center located in Tavernier,is seeking a receptionist. We offer a benefits program.To apply for the position,please submit your resume to terry@plantationkeync.com Floorman Exceptional Living,Exceptional People Plantation Key Nursing Center located in Tavernier,is seeking a Floorman for 8pm 4am shift.We offer a benefits program.To apply for the position,please submit your resume to terry@plantationkeync.com $$$ FLOORING INSTALLERS NEEDED $$$ For year round work! Experienced only. Must have van,tools,GL insurance,pass background and speak English.MUST HAVE MONROE COUNTY LICENSE.Call 877-577-1277 or visit http://contractor.us-installations.com Join Team HammocksŽand work in a fun and exciting environment.We offer growth opportunities,a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.POSITIONS A V AILABLE: €Activities Person(Previous camp counselor,swimming,arts & crafts exp.a plus)€Houseperson/Carpet Shampoo/General Maintenance €Grill Cooks €P/T BartendersApply in person: 1688 Overseas Hwy.,Marathon MM 48.2 BaysideEqual Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace € Now accepting applications for:Front Desk Night Engineer Dock Hand Reservations PBX Operator Chevron ManagerWe offer competitive wages. To apply go to: www .hershacareers.com For any questions please contact Shelby Valles @ 305-433-9937DFWP& EOECome join our great team and take part of our future at the newly renovated: Big Pine Key areaDeliver our newspapers 7 days a week between 4 a.m.and 7:30 a.m. Potential profits are $450+ per week For more info call Carter at 743-5551 Ext.21 or stop in at the Marathon office to fill out an application 3015 Overseas Hwy.Newspaper carrier wanted Office/Store Staff or ManagerFull Time position Salary plus Bonus program Dive or sales experience a plus786-522-2693 www.rainbowreef.us K2 ********* PriMarathon-Lrg 2/2 unfurn apt. 10826 5th Ave. Taking applications. 3 yr employment & housing history. $980/mo + util, F/L/S. 305-289-1887 GARDEN PARADISE 1 BR / 1 BA MM 89 Furn. Quiet nghbrhd. Mature, Nonsmoker, Pet? Cable/util. incl., $850/mo. F/L. Call 305-852-1764 CONCH KEY MM 63. 1 BR, 1 BA apt. Ground level, fully furn. Kitchen, LR, boat slip avail. Directly on Bay, must see! $1200/mo. 305-743-3478 HOUSEBOAT FOR RENT $500 / month plus electricity. Call 305-905-6867. MARATHON WATERFRONT Oceanside studio near MM 48. A/C, tiled, full kitchen. Dock. Yearly lease. $800/mo. F/L/S. 561-212-6563 RV LOTS FOR RENT Marathon In Adult Park Please call 305-743-6519 Community Health of South Florida,Inc.(CHI)Private,non-profit corp. has the following positions available:Competitive salary & excellent benefits. Affirmative Action/E.O.E. Preference and appointments will be given to eligible veterans and spouses. Apply in person, on-line at www.chisouthfl.org, call, or fax resume: CHI 10300 SW 216 St., Miami, FL 33190; Ph: (305) 252-4872 ; Fax: (305) 254-4987 An Equal Opportunity Employer €Patient Financial ServiceSpecialist F/T €Patient Care Technician F/T €Family Physician F/T €Pharmacy Tech F/T €RN P/T €Dental Hygienist F/T€At our Marathon Center€ Subscriptions 743-5551 Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in the classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or ads@keynoter.com YOU HAVE IT.


KeysNet.com Keynoter 10B Saturday,August 18,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 HOUSEKEEPER Must speak English. Apply in person ONLY : Hawks Nest, 1 Kyle Way South, Marathon. Drug Free Work Place. EOE. PROPERTY MAINTENANCE /YARD MAINTENANCE P/T, $13.50/hr, transportation needed. Marathon. Call 305-481-4301 Drivers: $1,000.00 Sign-On Bonus! Top Pay, Benefits, Miles, Great Home-Time & More! Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-4854 Great career opportunity for Receptionist/Support Staff in our Upper Keys location. F/T. Insurance exp. and bilingual a plus. Exc. benefits package offered. Email your resume to mmontagne@keysinsurance. com or fax to 305-453-1438. ULTIMATE DENTAL CARE is hiring a F/T Dental Asst. Experience required. Benefits package. Call Maggie at (305) 453-9105. PT Concierge/Marktg @ Hammocks Resort MM48. Rare oppty due to promotions. Fill out app at front desk. Hourly + Comm $$. P/T MAINTENANCE Exp. necessary. Wknd hours. Immediate opening! Sm resort, Conch Key. Bkgrnd & drg test reqd. 305-289-1377 P/T HOUSEKEEPER Exp. preferred. Flex hrs. Must speak English. Sm resort, Conch Key. Bkgrnd & drg test reqd. 305-289-1377 P/T FRONT DESK OFFICE Exp. preferred. Nice work environment. Small resort, Conch Key. Bkgrnd & drg test reqd. 305-289-1377 for appt. Small resort in Islamorada now accepting applications for all positions. Call for details. 305-664-5130. NOW HIRING SERVER, AND PART-TIME KITCHEN HELP. Apply at the Stuffed Pig, Marathon. SEAFOOD DISTRIBUTOR needs talented sales person w/food service exp. to call on accts. in the Fl. Keys. Exc comp pkg Fax resume 305-754-8385 or email kenny@collinsfish.com Monroe County Schools Plumbing Mechanic needed for Marathon area. Great benefits, paid vacation, holidays and sick time. Contact Jeff Barrows, 305-360-1424. jeff.barrow@keysschools.comCARPET & TILE CLEANING TECH May incl. wind, water, fire & mold clean-up. Paint & drywall exp. helpful. Clean D/L & bkgnd check. 305-296-8083. EOE EXPERIENCED TECHNICIAN needed electronics, engine repair and rigging. Must have tools. Apply in person at Plantation Boat Mart. (305) 852-5424Looking for a reliable, qualified service technician for appliance company. Good license a must! Call (305) 664-3662. 199917LogicCC w/90-hp Yamaha(motorneedswork) andEZLoadertrailer.Must sell!$1,750305-743-7578 30 PRIORITY 1995 w/12 beam, 2 new 3126 Cat eng, 350 hp, 3 yrs old, 930 hrs. 1 reblt & 1 new transmission. Cabin w/head, all redone, new 200 gal alum fuel tank. $78K. Call Nick 305-393-2182. 27 Hells Bay 2004 Twin 225 Yamahas. Newly serviced, bottom painted. Ready to go! $55K. 305-743-5623 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 28 MACGREGOR, with trailer. 7 HP motor, on trailer. Ready to go! $4800. 305-872-9877, Big Pine. Dockage Available MM 103 Oceanside $10 a foot, Live Aboards okay Utilities Available 305-905-6867 RVLOTS FOR RENT Docks Avail. Islamorada Bayside, MM 81.5. Full hook-ups. Weekly, Seasonal, Annual. Call 305-393-3377 Boat slip for rent $200/mo. MM 99 oceanside. Up to 40 ft. catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric included. (305)942-3055 All types of permits for sale Rock Shrimp, King Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef & pelagic, Commercial Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Snapper IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com 453 Class B Lobster Certificates for Sale $100 each. Boat & traps. 786-281-1389 29 COMMERCIAL Y & G 300 HP John Deere, low hrs. Fishing & trap pulling. Full electronics. $23K obo. 305-522-2702, Islamorada 40 DORADO 02 Lobster/Crab boat. 3406 Cat, 580 HP, fully loaded w/electronics & hydraulics. Ready to Lobster! 99K obo. 305-393-1415. AA Dave buys permits So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, gulf reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869 Lobstercertificates Ihave 657A-2Crawfishcertificates forsaleortradeforredorgag GrouperIFQ727-919-5640 donnabirren@yahoo.com MTHN-Marine Storage: boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 AUTOS WANTED! ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. car-Van-Truck. Running or not. Cash paid. 305-332-0483 2006 Nissan Titan SE, grey/smoke, 93K mi, hard top locking cover, 24" tires, power wind, A/C, tint, many extras! $14,700. 305-481-1367 PARADISE TOWING Is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540 Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. Contact JackApply in Person No phone callsEARN BIG MONEYImmediate opening for Mile Marker 97.5OceansideKey Largo COOKSSERVERSFor Extremely Busy Restaurant Building OfficialRevisedCity of MarathonPlease see website for clarification and additional infowww.ci.marathon.fl.us BUSY GIFT SHOP & ART GALLERYin Downtown Islamorada in need of FT help.Will train.Please call Glenn 305-393-6664 Make BIG $$$$Bartender, Dancers Servers & SecurityHousing availableMonday SaturdayCall Mr Ford664-4335 WOODYS MM82 CORAL REEF PARK CO. Bahia Honda DivisionIs seeking aFull Time Customer Service ClerkMust be a team player, and have some experience with Retail, Food Service and Water Sports. Supervisory skills a plus. Please call Nancy at 872-3954 or apply in person at Bahia Honda Park. Benefits availableEOE