Florida Keys keynoter
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Title: Florida Keys keynoter
Uniform Title: Florida Keys keynoter
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Physical Description: v : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Keynoter Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Marathon Fla
Publication Date: 09-22-2012
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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .8B Living . . . . . . .2B Business . . . . . .7A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .3BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2012 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,SEPTEMBER 22,2012 VOLUME 59,NO.76 25 CENTS In L'AttitudesThe annual Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival is in full swing. Story, 4B Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival T h e F l o r i d a K e y s a r e a h a v e n f o r b i r d w a t c h e r s i n t h e f a l l a s t h o u s a n d s o f b i r d s w i n g t h e i r w a y f r o m t h e n o r t h t o m o r e h o s p it a b l e w i n t e r i n g g r o u n d s i n t h e s o u t h T h e 1 4 t h a n n u a l F l o r id a K e y s B i r d i n g a n d W i l d l i f e F e s t iv a l, s e t f o r T u e s d a y S e p t 2 5 t h r o u g h S u n d a y i t a l i z e s o n o u r w o r k s h o p s s u n s e t s a i l s s n o r k e l i n g k a y a k i n g b i c y c l i n g b a c k c o u n t r y b o a t i n g a n e n v i r o n m e n t a l f a i r a n d t h e F l o r i d a K e y s H a w k w a t c h F e s t i v a l p a r t i c ip a n t sw i l l e x p l o r e m a n y o f o u r n a t u r a l g e m s i n c l u d i n g t h e N a t i o n a l K e y D e e r a n d C r o c o d i le L a k e w i l d l i f e r e f u g e s Ev e r g l a d e s N a t i o n a l P a r k t h e U p p e r K e y s b a c k c o u n t r y h a l f a d o z e n s t a t e p a r k s a n d t h e K e y W e s t T r o p i c a l F o r e s t& B o t a n i c a l G a r d e n T h e f e s ti v a l  s k e y n o t e s p e a k e r i s B i l l T h o m p s o n I I I e d i t o r o f B i r d W a t c h e r  s D i g e s t a n d t h e a l b i r d in g f o r k i d s S a t u r d a y a f t e r n o o n d u r i n g t h e e n v i r o n m e n t a l f a i r a t C u r r y H a m m o c k S t a t e P a r k T h e f e s tiv a l  s a r r a y o f a c t i v i t i e s g i v e e v e n e x p e r i e n c e d l o c a l e x p l o r e r s a n o p p o r t u n it y t o d i s c o v e r s o m e t h i n g n e w a s t h e y v e n tu r e i n t o s e l d o m t r o d a r e a s o f t h e K e y s a c c o m p a n i e d b y e x p e r t s s u c h a s T h o m p s o n K e y W e s t b i r d i n g gu i d e M a r k H e d d e n p r o f e s s i o n a l p h o t o g r a p h e r s D i c k F o r t u n e a n d S a r a L o p e z m e m b e r s o f t h e N o r t h A m e r i c a n B u tt e r f l y A s s o c i a t i o n a n d m a n y o f t h e K e y s  o w n b i o l o g i s t s a n d p a r k r a n g e r s O n t h e w a t e r a c t i v i t i e s i n c l u d e i mm e r s i o n i n t h e l r e s e a r c h e r a a n d e d u c a t e a n d h o p e f u l l y f o s te r n e w s t e w a r d s f o r t h e e n v i r o n m e n t Ž s a i d K i l l a m wh o i s a p a r k r a n g e r a n d v i s i t o r s e r v i c e s d i r e c to r f o r t h e N a t i o n a l K e y D e e r R e f u g e o n B ig P i n e K e y S h e  s l e a d i n g t h e s m a l l g r o u p o f d e d i c a t e d v o l u n t e e r s w h o  v e s p e n t m u c h o f t h e l a s t y e a r p u t ti n g t o g e t h e r t h e f e s t i v a l I t  s r e a l l y a l l a b o u t g t i n g o u t s i d e a n d h a v i n g f u n Ž K i l l a m s a i d l i k e n t h e f e s t i v a l t o a b e h i n d t h e s c e n e s t o u r o f t h e K e n v i r o n m e n t  I t s n o t a b o u t t h e b i r d s w e  l l f o c u s o n a l l t h e p l a n t a n i m a l s t h a t m a k e u p u n i q u e K e y s h a b i t a t s K i l l a m a l s o s tr e s i t  s a f a m i ly f r i e n d l I n f a c t T h o m p s o n  i h t S eWeek-long event showcases Keys Natural wondersS p e c ia l to L A tt it u d e sB IR D IN G FE STIV ALKeys flyway tops list for H awkwatch citizen scientistsF l o r i d a K e y s H a w k w a tc h p a r t ic i p a n t s w il l b e p e r c h e d a t C u r r y H a m m o c k S ta t e P a r k f r o m 9 a m to 4 p m d a i ly t h r o u g h N o v 1 3 s c a n n i n g th e s k y f o r p e r e g r in e f a l c o n s h a w k s m e r l i n s k e s t r e l s a n d t h e l i k e a s th e y h e a d s o u t h t o m o r e h o s p i ta b l e w i n te ri n g g r o u n d s  I t  s o n e o f t h e m o s t f a s s e s s in g d e n t a n d T r o p i c a l A u d u b o n S o c ie t y m e m b e r T h i s is h is s e c o n d y e a r l e a d ing t h e K e y s e f f o r t, n o w m o r e t h a n a d e c a d e o l d F u n d i n g c o m e s f r o m a v a r i e ty o f p r i v a te s o u r c e s in c l u d i n g th e A u d u b o n c h a pte r s i n M o n r o e a n d M i a m i D a d e c o u n t i e s  T h e p r o c e s s o f c o u n t in g t h e m is li k e ta k i n g a s n a p s h o t, Ž G a l v e z s a id W h i le t h e l oc a l n u m b e r s d o n  t m e a n m u c h b y t h e m s e l v e s th e y g a in c o n t e x t w h e n a d d e d to t h e l o n g r u n n i n g R a p to r P o p u la t i o n I n d e x w h ich d r a w s n u m b e r s f r o m c o u n ts h a p p e n in g a ll o v e r th e w o r ld B u t w h y r a p t o r s ? G a lv e x e x p l a in s :  T h e y  r e r a l f o o dCurry Hammock ground zero for spotting raptorsS p e c ia l t o L A tt it u d e sV A L P h o t o b y C H A D A N D E R S O N F l o r id a K e y s B i rd i n g a n d W il d li f e F e s t i v a l p a r t i c i p a n t s m a y g e t a lo o k a t o n e o f A m e r ic a  s r a r e s t w a d i n g b i r d s ,t h e r e d d i s h e gr e t ,d u r i n g t h e f e s t i v a l w h ic h r u n s f r o m T u e s d a y ,S e p t .2 5 ,t h r o u g h S u n d a y ,S e p t 3 0 P h o t o b y C H A D A N D E R S O Nr id a r a c e r e d s h o u l d e r e d h a w k s e a r c h e s f o r p r e y i n g l a d e s N a t i o n a l P a r k .F e s t iv a l p a r t ic ip a n ts h a v e a n c e t o e x p l o r e t h e ma i n l a n d p a r t o f t h e p a r k d u r i n g a g e r l e d b i r d in g w a l k o n T u e s d a y ,S e p t .2 5 Abuse allegedA Key Largo man is charged with sexually abusing a young girl. Bond is $600,000. Story, 6A County OKs Customs siteAU.S. Customs and Border Protection facility at the Florida Keys Marathon Airport seems all but certain after the Monroe County Commission voted Friday to move forward with it but there will be a price to pay, county Airports Director Peter Horton says. Horton told the commission while fully endorsing a Customs facility that Middle Keys commercial air service is off the table for the foreseeable future. "The proposed location for Customs, the one the airport and customs agree with, is going to be the airline ticket area. The ticket counters and [Transportation Security Administration] space are going away. Now you have to choose between Customs and air service; it won't always be that way," he said. The commission unanimously approved an $80,000 amendment to a contract with mbi-k2m Architecture Inc. to prepare a request for proposals to construct the Customs facility at the county-owned airfield. That firm has already designed the Customs space for $1.15 million. Many local officials claim Customs would be a boon to the economy. Bill Ehrhorn, who owns the Marathon Jet Center and is general manager at Marathon General Aviation, gave a presentation on the possible economic impact having Customs at the airport. Ehrhorn tallied monthly estimates for aircraft that clear Customs at eight international airports in Florida and told the commission as many as 13 per day could do so in Marathon. Ehrhorn then estimated the economic impact on the airport based on certain percentages of those 13 planes clearing Customs in Marathon. Jet aircraft would pay a $225 base fee, while smaller aircraft would pay aBusinessman, UM professor say it would be an economic boonMIDDLE KEYSBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comSee Port,5AResearch divers seem to determine shipwreckAmoray eel and Goliath grouper swam amid a team of volunteer divers charting shipwreck remains Tuesday near the Elbow reef off Key Largo. "On a regular dive trip, that would be the highlight," Paul Washington, a master scuba instructor, said. "We were going, Get out of the way so we can get back to work!'" The crew of four divers from the National Association of Black Scuba Divers joined two National Marine Sanctuaries staffers to spend three days underwater this week documenting shipwreck remains best known locally as Mike's Wreck. "Our mission is to get the story," diver Jay Haigler said. "It's like putting pieces of a puzzle together. The more pieces you get, the clearer the picture becomes." The four divers, all from the Washington, D.C., area, earned their spots on the survey team. Each has hundreds of logged dives and advanced certifications, including the arduous NOAAScientific Diver course and underwater archaeology training. "This is a lot more than looking around and having a good time," said Brenda Altmeier, maritime heritage coordinator for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Windy weather made conditions less than ideal as divers each used three to four tanks a day. Since the wreck lies in 25 feet of water, said lead investigator Matthew Lawrence, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary maritime archaeologist, a single tank could last two hours. "For the sanctuary, this is a fantastic deal," Lawrence said. In return for rooms at host Amy Slate's Amoray Dive Resort, meals and boat trips, the program receives "multiple days of diving with people who know how to measure and draw what they see, then make a detailed scale drawing of the site." Kamau Sadiki, a hydropower engineering expert most days, said, "There are about 2,000 shipwrecks in the sanctuary here. There's no way for [staff] to do what they need." "We bring the skills," Sadiki said. "They have the wrecks and the boats." "As a retired elementary school teacher, these are great experiences for me," said Ernie Franklin, who uses scuba expeditions with NABSD's Diving with Purpose program to make history and science come alive for students. Those programs have included the search for theMike's Wreck likely to be Hannah Bell'MARINE HISTORY Photo by MATTHEW LAWRENCEAmateur underwater archaeologists with the National Association of Black Scuba Divers chart a shipwreck at the Elbow Reef Tuesday as part of a Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary effort to positively identify it.The wreck is tentatively identified as the steel-hulled steamship Hannah M.Bell,'which sank in 1911.See Divers,3AAdministrator formallyrebukedAformal letter of censure tells Monroe County Administrator Roman Gastesi that his role in the Iphone/iPad theft scandal caused "considerable embarrassment." Monroe County commissioners approved the letter for his personnel file at its meeting Friday in Marathon with no public or board discussion. The matter was debated in a Sept. 10 special meeting where commissioners voted not to fire the four-year administrator from his $189,090 annual post. Gastesi then apologized for his error in judgment that caused aLetter censures Gastesi for iPhone scandalMONROE COUNTYDay goes from bad to worseAMiami-Dade kayaker got swamped by a passing powerboat while fishing off the Indian Key Bridge Sunday morning, causing him to lose his car keys and wallet in the water. Then he says he got hosed by a tow truck driver who impounded the car after unlocking it because he takes only cash. Mario Morales, a 50year-old physics teacher at South Dade High School in Homestead and a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, also lost his phone when his kayak overturnedKayak swamped, man hosed by tow operatorON THE WATERBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comDAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comSee Gastesi,2ASee Kayak,5ATRUCK FLIPS Photo by VICTOR FIGUEROAThis 2006 Mitsubishi box truck flipped around 2 p.m. Wednesday in southbound U.S.1 at mile marker 75.The Florida Highway Patrol says the New York driver fell asleep at the wheel,drove onto the shoulder and overcorrected to get back on the road,causing the flip.The 25-year-old driver,Chun Chung Lai,shown here,sustained minor injuries,as did a passenger from Hialeah Gardens. Southbound traffic was blocked for about an hour and a half. By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com


KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,September 22,2012 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.9081 SUN.8881 MON.8879 TUES.8881 Forecast: Mostly overcast with 50% chance of thunderstorms.Rain heavy at times.Winds ENE,at 5-15mph Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria.There currently are no Keys beaches with health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes 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 BRIEFSCaged dead dog found in waterAdog was found dead in a cage in waters off Big Coppitt Key Wednesday, says the Monroe County's Sheriff's Office. Agency spokeswoman Becky Herrin said a man found the animal around 5:30 p.m. while jogging along Boca Chica Road. It had not been dead long. The dog was about 30 pounds, tan and white with a white belly, and was wearing a purple fabric collar. It may have been some type of spaniel. Anyone with information should contact the Sheriff's Office at 289-2351. 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 VASQUEZ Fabian Vasquez The Vasquez family is sad to announce the passing of Fabian Vasquez, March 2, 1970-Sept. 12, 2012. Fabian graduated from Marathon High School. He was a loving son and brother. He leaves behind a beautiful daughter. He was loving, caring and passionate for music. In honor of his memory you can donate to www.camillus.org Citizens gets an earful at hearingHernan Santiesteban installed hurricane shutters on his home in MiamiDade County believing it would reduce the cost of his property insurance. Instead, his rates under Citizens Property Insurance Corp. increased from about $1,500 to $3,000. "At this moment, I have no insurance because the cost is going so high," said Santiesteban, 83. "I know there are many, many old people that cannot afford to have insurance for their home because right now it's so high." Homeowners and politicians and at least one elected official who is insured by Citizens spoke Thursday night at a public hearing in Miami, held by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, about proposed Citizens insurance rate increases. Citizens proposes increases of up to 12 percent statewide, though the figure more common in South Florida is closer to 11 percent. The increase still must be approved by the state's insurance office, a decision due on Oct. 1. The state-run insurer has been pushing for higher rates in an effort to get more customers to seek coverage from private insurers no easy task. Created to be a last resort for homeowners who could find no other insurer, Citizens has more than 1.4 million policyholders and, it says, insufficient money to cover a major disaster. "We've got to have money to pay claims when the hurricane comes or series of hurricanes come," said Citizens Chief Financial Officer Sharon Binnun. "The premium that we are collecting is not enough to pay claims." But more than a dozen people who spoke blasted the company for its reinspection program, which often leads to higher costs; for its own legal costs; and for a controversy over travel spending by its executives. "This is a company that has strayed from its mission of serving policyholders to one of indulgence and putting its own needs first," said state Sen. Mike Fasano (R-New Port Richey), who called the proposed rate hike "the epitome of arrogance." State Rep. Frank Artiles (R-Miami), a critic of Citizens whose home is covered by the insurer, said Floridians are already paying too much. He urged the insurance office not to approve any increase until the company's costs are managed better. "Their costs are out of control," he said. "I, as a legislator, cannot get the information as to how much money Citizens is spending on attorneys' fees." Eduardo Gomez, a Coral Gables attorney who represents homeowners in lawsuits against Citizens, said the company's policies result in a long and difficult process to get money for his clients, even after the cases are settled. "You cannot continue to say that litigation costs are driving the premiums up because it is the company's policies that are driving the premiums up," said Gomez, who is himself facing a rate increase from Citizens. He told the story of a client who is facing a rate hike that could cost him his home. "To have a rate increase now with the insurer of last resort would be disastrous for thousands of Floridians and the national economy," Gomez said. Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate Robin Smith Westcott, who spoke against the rate increase, said homeowners should try to find other coverage, even if it means paying higher rates. "Consumers should take away from this: When it's time for my policy to renew with Citizens, shop," she said. "Make sure you understand and see the benefit that might be in the private marketplace." Miami Herald staff writer Toluse Olorunnipa contributed to this report.Legislator: The epitome of arrogance'By HANNAH SIMPSONhsimpson@MiamiHerald.comWINDSTORM INSURANCE NOTICE OFBUDGETHEARINGThe CITYOF KEYCOLONYBEACH has tentatively adopted a bud g et for 2012-2013. Apublic hearin g to make a FINAL DECISION on the bud g et AND TAXES will be held on: September 24, 2012, 5:15 p.m. atCity of Key Colony Beach City Hall Auditorium 600 West Ocean Drive, Key Colony Beach, FLPublished Keynoter 9/22/12 N. Roosevelt work ramps upBeginning at 8 a.m. Monday, the two open lanes of North Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West will become one way inbound from the triangle (U.S. 1 and Roosevelt) to First Street to accommodate ongoing road construction. Construction runs from the triangle down to the intersection of Eisenhower Drive and North Roosevelt. To alleviate congestion, city crews are working to complete the repaving of Northside Drive and 14th Street also by Monday morning. Outbound traffic is redirected to Flagler Avenue and South Roosevelt Boulevard. The $41.5 million project started in April and is slated for completion by June 2014. The primary contractor for the Florida Department of Transportation is the Miami-based De Moya Group Inc. The state is paying $31.8 million of the $41.5 million project's cost. The city of Key West is putting in $4.3 million for a new sewer main and the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority is adding $5.4 million for a new water line. The work includes the entire stretch of the North Roosevelt seawall, slated to be bordered by a 20foot-wide landscaped promenade; four lanes of traffic each 11 feet wide; a 10-foot center turn lane; and a six-foot sidewalk on the business side of the road running from North Roosevelt and U.S. 1 to the intersection of North Roosevelt and Eisenhower. For the duration of the construction, DOTis maintaining a website, www.fdotmonroe.com/ keywest that allows motorists to register for email updates about changes in work hours, traffic patterns and the like.Traffic goes inbound only starting MondayKEY WEST"black mark for county government." "I'm glad we got rid of this distraction," Gastesi after the letter was approved Friday. "The [county] train has not jumped the tracks, and now we can start to pick up speed." "Even with all the distractions and everything that happened, we've had a good six months," Gastesi said. Also approved Friday was a contract with former Judge David Kirwan and retired Sheriff Rick Roth to handle disciplinary hearings for other county employees linked to the scandal. Kirwin will get $250 an hour to be a hearing officer, Roth $50 an hour to be an investigator. As part of his agreement with the county, Gastesi will pay for Roth and Kirwan's services. Gastesi paid $899 to Lisa Druckemiller, the county's former Technical Services director who resigned in February, for four iPhones and an iPad computer tablet with a total value of $2,329. Druckemiller is accused of stealing 52 county-owned iPhones and iPads and either selling them or giving them to co-workers, friends and family. She purchased the electronics at full price, using county funds. She's charged with scheme to defraud and dealing in stolen property, and is expected to negotiate a plea with prosecutors. In the letter of reprimand, Mayor David Rice wrote to Gastesi that while your conduct in this episode has caused considerable embarrassment to the county and distraction from our mandate, we find that your overall performance as county administrator, to date, has been a benefit to the county. We therefore decline to exercise our right to terminate your employment agreement and issue this letter of reprimand instead. "However, you are hereby placed on notice that any further incidents of this nature or others causing disrepute to the county will not be tolerated."Gastesi is put on noticeFrom Gastesi,1A BUDGET SUMMARY City of Key Colony Beach Fiscal Year 2012-13Cash Balance Brought Forward$1,050,000$90,000$425,000$15,000$1,580,000$2,200,000$3,780,000ESTIMATED REVENUES:Taxes:Millage Per $1000 = 2.3076 Ad Valorem Taxes1,128,900 1,128,9001,128,900 Sales,Use,Gas Tax71,445221,640293,085293,085 Communications Service Fees60,70060,70060,700 Licenses & Permits309,0001,210310,210310,210 Grants22,30022,30022,300 Intergovernmental Revenue151,5858,895160,480160,480 Parks & Recreation31,00031,00031,000 Charges for Services24,00024,0001,087,7201,111,720 Fines & Forfeitures6,0006,0006,000 Interest Earned/Other 31,9908002,50050035,79015,29951,089 Total Revenue & Financing$1,743,175$103,440$224,140$1,710$2,072,465$1,103,019$3,175,484 Total Revenues & Balances$2,793,175$193,440$649,140$16,710$3,652,465$3,303,019$6,955,484EXPENSE SUMMARYLegislative/Judicial53,02553,02553,025 General Government Services332,995332,995332,995 Public Safety1,186,38545,0001,231,3851,231,385 Physical Environment77,34077,340664,661742,001 Parks & Recreation88,56043,000131,560131,560 Transportation59,00091,745150,745150,745 Contingencies20,00020,00020,000 Debt Service24,80036,10060,900184,660245,560 Other Non-Operating23,25020,00043,250310,000353,250 Designated Future Purchases16,0005,5004,00025,50065,00090,500 Total Expenditures$1,881,355$97,245$148,100$0$2,126,700$1,224,321$3,351,021 Reserves911,82096,195501,04016,7101,525,7652,078,6983,604,463 Total Expenditures & Reserves$2,793,175$193,440$649,140$16,710$3,652,465$3,303,019$6,955,484 The tentative,adopted,and/or final budgets are on file in the office of the above mentioned tax authority as a public record. General Fund Road Fund Infrastucture Fund Impact Fund Subtotal Budget Enterprise Funds Sewer and Stormwater Total Budget THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF CITY OF KEY COLONY BEACH ARE 0.9% MORE THAN LAST YEARS TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURESPublished Keynoter 9/22/12 GASTESIBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com


Saturday,September 22,2012 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com Lumber & Building Materials RoofingMillwork Doors & Windows Landscaping Materials Delivery Service1109 Eaton Street Key West,Florida 33040 Phone (305) 294-5900 Fax (305) 294-4577 157 Industrial Road Big Pine Key,Florida 33043 Phone (305) 872-0002 Fax (305) 872-3700www .manleydeboer .com Wreck likely identified Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWVolunteer diver Jay Haigler (front) logs site details about a Key Largo shipwreck with information from Paul Washington,Ernie Franklin and Kamau Sadiki. Guerro a slave ship that grounded off Key Largo, and "If Reefs Could Talk," where scientists aboard the Keys'Aquarius underwater habitat conversed with students over the Internet. During the current expedition, the dive team focused on a key 50-foot section of the steel-hulled wreck, which likely once was a double-engine steamship about 300 feet long with a 42-foot beam, Lawrence said. Extensive records research and earlier mapping projects strongly point to Mike's Wreck being the Hannah M. Bell a British vessel that struck the treacherous reef at The Elbow while carrying a load of coal from Virginia in April 1911. No lives were lost. "This ship is too large for its loss not to be noticed someplace," Altmeier said. "We saw what could be coal on the site," Washington said. The project seeks more evidence to confirm the identity of the shipwreck, located at mooring buoy E-7 inside the Elbow Sanctuary Preservation Area, six miles off Key Largo. "At this point, we can say that nothing seems to contradict" the tentative identification, Lawrence said. Divers have established that the ship was doubleengined, although salvors apparently removed the two engines and other valuable items not long after the sinking. "The engines might be missing but the fittings and everything else is still there," Sadiki said. That includes possible artifacts from a wooden sailing ship that grounded atop the steel shipwreck, Altmeier said. The Elbow, named for its jutting profile into the shipping lanes, has claimed at least 10 known wrecks, including the nearby City of Washington and the USS Alabama. Lawrence and Haigler will discuss preliminary findings from this week's effort to name one more Elbow victim at the Florida Keys Maritime Heritage Symposium, taking place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Westin Key West Resort. The National Association of Black Scuba Divers holds its 2012 annual summit at the Hilton Key Largo Resort from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4. My comfort. My health. My life. 91500 Overseas Highway TavernierA not-for-profit organization committed to our faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence BaptistHealth.net Quote taken from a patient satisfaction survey conducted by an independent firm. Mariners Hospital offers screening and diagnostic mammograms using digital technology, as well as breast core biopsies. For information or an appointment, call305-434-1588. When I had my mammogram at Mariners Hospital, the technologist was very soothing. She took her time and explained everything.Ž* From Divers,1A FEMA: No to cleanup moneyThe Federal Emergency Management Agency has turned down Gov. Rick Scott's request for cleanup and other money stemming from August's Tropical Storm Isaac so Scott is appealing and asking for more than originally requested. Scott initially sought a combined $26.9 million in aid for Monroe and six other counties. Monroe's portion would have been $888,000. In a Wednesday letter to the governor, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate wrote that "it has been determined that the damage from this event was not of such severity and magnitude as to be beyond the capabilities of the state and affected local governments. I regret we could not respond favorably to your request." In a Thursday response, Scott asked for a rehearing and added $9.8 million to his request for three more counties for a total of $36.7 million for Monroe, Bay, Broward Collier, Escambia, Franklin, Martin, Okaloosa, Palm Beach and Santa Rosa counties. The city of Key West claims it had expenses related to Isaac of $1.1 million, largely for beach cleanup on the Atlantic side of the island. It was the only Keys municipality to formally say it wanted federal cleanup money. The Monroe County School District wanted $40,000 for costs related to opening four storm shelters.TROPICAL STORM ISAAC Apply now: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. Its not just for houses anymore! By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com VOTE VOGELFOR STATE ATTORNEYPROFESSIONAL...NOT POLITICALPolitical advertisement paid for and approved by Catherine Vogel, Democrat for State Attorney, Monroe County KEYSNET.COM


KeysNet.com Keynoter 4A Saturday,September 22,2012 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 County Commission OKs evacuation planEven as it passed, a revised hurricane evacuation plan that tells Florida Keys mobile-home residents to leave with tourists was sharply criticized Friday by Monroe County commissioners. The new plan will allow Monroe County and local municipalities to retain the current annual allotment of building permits by maintaining a 24-hour evacuation time. Keeping that 24-hour evacuation time for all residents should a major hurricane blow near the Keys the most critical factor in determining how many new building permits can be issued in Monroe County was the obvious priority for state officials and development interests, commission critics said. "It's such a dishonest process," said Commissioner Kim Wigington, who cast the lone dissenting vote in a 4-1 decision to accept the plan crafted by a state task force. "It was backward-engineered to reach the desired outcome," Wigington said. "Why go through this process when it doesn't mean anything?" "This is a game designed to bring us under the 24 hours, no more, no less," Commissioner Sylvia Murphy said. Tavernier civic activist John Hammerstrom, who served on the task force, agreed with the criticism. "There is no such thing as [development] buildout. The numbers will be fudged until the clearance is under 24 hours so we don't have to buy [undeveloped] property," Hammerstrom said. "We have abdicated public safety responsibilities because of perceived costs." Akey change in the plan calls for mobile-home residents to leave the Keys when a tourist evacuation order is issued, typically well before a storm's approach. That would reduce the number of people ordered to leave soon before the hurricane. Mobile-home residents were cited because of their vulnerable structures. Naja Girard of Last Stand said in public comments that officials are meeting the 24hour time "by writing a regulation to make certain that a certain segment of the population disappears by asking them to leave earlier," Girard said. "Nothing ensures those people will leave ahead of the rest of us." Commissioners noted that despite calling some evacuations "mandatory," people cannot be required to leave their homes because of a hurricane. Mayor David Rice said he is fine with that. "There are risks we decide to live with individually," Rice said. "We choose to live in the Florida Keys.... We are responsible for ourselves. We can leave at any time." Rebecca Jetton from the state Division of Economic Opportunity said the new plan for Monroe County, using a new statewide model, is an improvement over earlier versions. Drafted in open sessions, the plan was "done with clarity and without any flimflam whatsoever.... We're trying to protect people and property rights as well, which also is an important issue." Murphy said while she is confident that local officials can safely manage a hurricane evacuation, "I don't like this plan, I don't think it's an honest one but I will vote yes."Mobile-home residents out with touristsMONROE COUNTYBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comCity adopts final budgetApproving a final 201213 budget and tax rate, the Key West City Commission on Tuesday voted to scale back a planned tax increase and dip into its reserve fund to cover rising expenses. The 4-1 vote, with Commissioner Teri Johnston dissenting and commissioners Mark Rossi and Jimmy Weekley on vacation, sets general-fund expenses for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 at $51,002,346, including a $9.8 million reserve. That's supported by a property tax rate of $2.9185 per $1,000 of assessed home value, up from the current rate of $2.8627 per $1,000. For the owner of a $300,000 home that means a city tax bill of $875.55, up $16.74 from the current $858.81. Commissioners also agreed to take $270,000 out of the reserves representing 2.5 days to operate the city. Expenses increased year over year by about $1.1 million, including additional overtime for police, an assistant in the City Attorney's Office and an additional nine full-time equivalent shifts for street cleaning. The increase is balanced by the tax increase and reserve days, plus an increase in street parking fees from $1 per hour to $2 per hour; the planned addition of more pay parking spaces around the Southernmost Point; and a new up-front fee for applications to the city's Historical Architecture Review Commission. Mayor Craig Cates initially called to keep the tax rate flat and make up all of the expenses from the reserves. But Assistant City Manager Mark Finigan said he is "absolutely not comfortable" with that, saying drawing that much from savings would be perpetuated in coming years.KEY WEST Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry,Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American Dental AssociationBig Pine Key € 305-872-4272 € keysdentist.comDentistry for the whole family Christopher D. Golden D.M.D. COSMETICANDRESTORATIVEDENTISTRYOFTHEKEYS Member FDICEqual Housing Lender Need A Loan? Call Us!KeysBank.com FREE (305) 296-8535 Fixed & Adjustable Rates! Renancing! Commercial Loans! 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Santos says the industries to benefit from the financial windfall would be food service and drinking places (101 jobs), recreational activities (52), hotel services (51) and transportation (49). Ray Schaub, an economist at the Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Florida, reviewed the report. He said he couldn't refute any of its assumptions without official analysis, but voiced several concerns. "The multipliers used seem reasonable but there are some other estimations I might disagree with. All of these concerns have to do with the increases in final demand, which is what first needs to be estimated so that you have something to apply the multipliers to," he wrote in an e-mail to the Keynoter. Horton said half the Customs construction funding would be covered by state DOTgrants. The rest could be funded by aviation fuel taxes collected at Key West International Airport and in Marathon, available money when bonds for the new Key West terminal are paid off next year or existing Marathon airport reserves. "This is, we feel very strongly, a Middle Keys economic development project. I think everyone is excited about it," county Mayor David Rice said.Reports show economic benefitFrom Port,1A from a passing boat's wake around 8:30 a.m. The operator of that vessel did not stop to help Morales despite the strong 4to 5-knot current moving under the bridge, said Officer Robert Dube, Keys spokesman with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Agroup of fishermen under the bridge saw Morales clinging to his anchored kayak and called 911. FWC officers Jason Rafter and John Conlin arrived by boat and rescued Morales from the water. Atow truck operator was called and opened Morales'locked Ford Escape SUV. The charge $345. But Morales had two problems. One, his wallet was at the bottom of the water. Two, the tow truck driver said he only takes cash. Not only did Morales lose his wallet, he never carries that much money on him, he said. Basically, he had no way to pay. But rather than bill Morales or accept a check, the tow operator seized the vehicle and drove it to an impound lot in Marathon. If not for the generosity of the FWC officers, Morales would have been stranded; Rafter and Conlin drove Morales more than 50 miles to his Homestead home. "They were great," Morales said. "They did a really wonderful job. The officers drove me all the way to Homestead even though they live in Key Largo. They went out of their way to help me." Getting his car out of the impound lot cost Morales another $75 for a combined kayak-trip cost of $420 not to mention a trip from Homestead to Marathon to get his SUV. Afriend drove him. Morales and Dube were not clear on the name of the tow truck company. The FWC asks anyone with information about the boat that caused Morales'kayak to capsize, or who saw the incident, to call 289-2320.Total trip cost: $420From Kayak,1AFi n al budget hea r i n g i s o n Tue s dayIf the past few months are any indicator, the Marathon City Council's final public budget hearing Tuesday should be short and sweet. The proposed budget is $10.82 million, with $3.71 million of that coming from property taxes. The rest comes from fees, grants and the like. The council approved the fiscal year 2012-13 budget at its initial Sept. 11 hearing with almost no discussion outside a presentation from Finance Director Peter Rosasco. The budget hasn't changed since originally passed in July. The proposed 2.1989 tax rate is 7.2 percent above the rollback rate of 2.0512. Rollback is the rate needed to collect the same amount of tax dollars as in the current year. At $2.1989 per $1,000 of assessed property value, the owner of a $300,000 house in Marathon would pay $659.67 in taxes. However, the city is dealing with declining property values for the fifth consecutive year. The drop this year was 2.5 percent in Marathon, from $1.8 billion to $1.76 billion, or $45.11 million. City Manager Roger Hernstadt says he expects little discussion Tuesday on the budget. "I believe that after several workshops and a public hearing, I'd be surprised if there was any modifications to the budget at this point," he said. Tuesday's budget hearing and council meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center. Other agenda items include: The council will consider an amended development agreement and conditional use for a proposed Courtyard by Marriott near mile marker 48 in Old Town. Approved unanimously by the city's advisory Planning Commission on Sept. 17, the amendments increase the number of units from 80 to 95 and substantially reduce the amount of planned commercial space on the property. The height of the project, roughly 45 feet at some points, exceeds the city's 37-foot height limit for new construction. But Planning Director George Garrett recommended approval and the commission saw no problem with it. That's because where the hotel would exceed the limit is in minor architectural features, not habitable space. They're basically four-sided roofs on top of stairwells surrounding the hotel and one larger area at the front of it. Property owner Roger Masters and partner Prime Hospitality Group presented plans to the Planning Commission that were scaled back greatly from a Hampton Inn city Finance Director Peter Rosasco attempted to get approved in 2009. The city is able to grant 25 percent variances for minor architectural features, but Rosasco's plans were above and beyond that. He eventually backed off the request due to public opposition and sold the property. The council will consider finalizing a $727,000 state Community Development Block Grant with the state Department of Economic Opportunity. The council agreed to pursue the grant to support a proposed zip-line course at the nonprofit Crane Point Hammock. It's estimated to cost $1.1 million. Zip lines are basically cables strung from platform to platform. Riders attached to them move to each platform through a pulley system. Courses are popular in the Caribbean, Hawaii and other tourist destinations around the globe. But the project has been a hot-button issue for several months in Marathon. It has a lot of support, but several detractors formed a group, Keep Crane Point Natural, to oppose it. That group argues a zip line would violate the city's land-use plan by allowing an "active recreation use" on a conservation-zoned property. The land plan allows for passive recreational activity. The group also argues a zip line would drive the white-crowned pigeon away from Crane Point, an important feeding ground for it. Crane Point says a zip line would create 21 jobs. The city would have to pay back DEO $35,000 for each job not created. The nonprofit has pledged to cover the cost of four jobs not created if needed.Also up are hotel plan zip-line fundsMARATHONBug board OKs budgetIt took the long route getting there, but the Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board on Wednesday approved the same fiscal year 2012-13 tax rate it did a week before. The board finalized a .5171 property tax rate for 2012-13 that is 6.91 percent over rollback and will raise $9.6 million in tax revenue. Rollback is the tax rate necessary to raise the same amount of tax dollars as the current year. The vote was 3-2, with Commissioners Steve Smith and Phil Goodman dissenting. At the .5171, or $51.71 per $100,000 of assessed property value, the owner of a $300,000 house in Monroe County will pay $155.13 in taxes this year for Mosquito Control. The district was able to balance its budget not spend more money than it brings in for the first time in five years. It had been spending down reserves for several years and was on the verge of running out in 2013-14. Outside of Goodman, the board appeared set to raise taxes in 2012-13 to help balance the budget and curb the rapid decline in reserves. At a Sept. 15 budget meeting, Chairman Jack Bridges laid out $232,317 worth of cuts that would bring the $10.36 million in total revenue in line with $10.59 million in expenses. "We were spending $233,000 out of reserves, so that brought it into balance with revenues and expenditures," Comptroller William Southcott said Friday. Southcott told the board Wednesday that he wouldn't recommend deficit spending after Bridges requested eliminating $600,000 from the $750,000 sick and annual leave contingency fund. Doing so would not really cut expenses, Southcott says. "If you take the revenues and do nothing to the expenditures, the budget still balances. But the revenue and expenditures are out of balance. You're spending from the savings," he told the Keynoter It was an odd road to approving the final millage, as Commissioner Bill Shaw's initial motion to finalize the .5171 rate died for lack of a second. Smith then unexpectedly motioned to approve the rollback rate of .4837, which was voted down, 3-2, with Shaw, Bridges and Commissioner Joan LordPapy dissenting. Shaw essentially accused Smith of electioneering on the dais, proposing a lower tax rate the board had not discussed in months. Smith is up for reelection in November. "We've discussed this for months and at the last meeting it was agreed on by a headshake if [Director Michael Doyle] could bring us a balanced budget, that's what we wanted. Now to throw this up in the air, we're going to have to have another final budget hearing if that is possible," Shaw said. After much discussion, Shaw again moved the .5171 rate, which was this time seconded by LordPapy and approved by a 3-2 vote. Smith and Goodman dissented.Panel splits on two votes for tax rateMOSQUITO CONTROLBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com Considering SELLING? Call Diane to discover why herSales Initiatives and Market Knowledge result in herbeing #1 for Sales & $ V alue of Sales across the LowerKeys during the past 18 months. She is available 7 days a week forany questions about buying orselling yourhome. 29967 Overseas Hwy. 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Opinion & EditorialSaturday,September 22 ,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. 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Photo courtesy FLORIDA STATE ARCHIVESIt would be nearly impossible to build now what with all of the environmental regulations in the Keys,but this is the old Stock Island Raceway,a half-mile or third-mile oval,depending on your source.Various accounts have it operating from the 1950s through the early 1970s.It was on 2nd Avenue.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALWhat's so bad about pirates?LETTERS TO THE EDITORTighten lobster rulesThis letter is dedicated to Tom Casey, who wrote a letter titled "More lobster rules" in the Sept. 12 Keynoter He requests the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission make sport [lobster] season sporting." Among his suggestions are freediving only, (keeps it sporting), dive hours only from sunup until noon (reduces multiple trips), punch-tag licensing to ensure no one overfishes and a reduced limit of 24 lobster per boat (stops loading boats with nondivers). I agree with these new regulations but why not go further? I'm in the tourist business and make money from the lobster mini-season but I have long advocated (for 30 years) moving the dive season to September (when the hotels and other businesses really need the visitation), thus allowing the commercial fishermen to set their traps and pull three or four times prior to the dive season. Personally, I have never seen the fairness of allowing people who come here for sport (fun) having first rights to the harvest instead of our commercial fishermen, who wait all year and who are licensed, live here with us and pay taxes, send their kids to our schools and are our friends and neighbors. I wish Tom Casey the greatest success in having his rules enacted and righting something that is inherently just plain wrong. However, to quote him one more time, "At the very least we should change the name to pillage and plunder season, which is what it really is." Edwin O. Swift III Key WestLake worth mayor is chastised for embracing the talk, but in the Florida Keys, we relish itAaaargh. Lake Worth Mayor Pam Triolo declared Wednesday to be International Talk Like a Pirate Day in her Palm Beach County community. The day was coined by two guys from Oregon in 1995. Triolo thought it sounded like fun, calling it "a hearty, fun-loving way" for residents to celebrate. Well, it appears pirates don't play as well in parts of tony Palm Beach County as they do in the Keys. Former Lake Worth City Commissioner Jo-Ann Golden told the Palm Beach Post the idea was "an insult to the people of the city of Lake Worth." She lamented this latest example of "dumb(ing) down our government." Contrast that to the city of Key West, which celebrates pirates and pirate history each year with a Pirates in Paradise celebration that runs from Nov. 26 to Dec. 2. Visitors don swashbuckling pirate costumes, down "grog" and utter pirate Pidgin English as if they're old hands on deck. That event has proven so successful at drawing tourists that business leaders in the Upper Keys began promoting their own Key Largo Pirates Fest, held every October and generally right after Fantasy Fest. In fact, pirate types are everywhere in the Keys. We don't think Lake Worth will embrace Fantasy Fest anytime soon. Both communities do share some parallel histories (even if pirates aren't playing as well in Lake Worth as they do in the Keys). Lake Worth was settled in 1862, a few years after Congress passed the Homestead Act. By 1864, Key West was already a prosperous port city large enough to support the first Catholic school in South Florida. In the 1920s, Lake Worth marketed itself as a tourist destination, complete with postcard photos of the Lake Worth Casino and a gigantic saltwater pool. At about the same time, the Casa Marina opened in Key West, boasting luxury accommodations, pools and Atlantic Ocean beaches. In 1928, a hurricane destroyed most of Lake Worth (including the casino). Key West's last big direct hit came nearly a decade earlier, when a September, 1919 hurricane packing winds in excess of 150 mph passed just offshore, then moved up the Gulf (causing extensive damage three days later in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Sept. 13, 1919). Fast-forward 90-plus years, and Lake Worth hardly registers as a tourist draw, while Key West enjoys some of its strongest tourism numbers in years. And the capper: This week the Farmer's Almanac's just released its 2013 edition, naming Key West the top place to enjoy great winter weather ahead of San Diego and Phoenix. Now that's playing with the big boys. Visitors today will discover what the pirates of yore knew long ago: Fair winds, a safe harbor and a bottle of rum are enough to mark a place on the map long after other pirate ways have disappeared.Beach looks fantasticThanks to the more than 35 people who volunteered their morning on Sept. 15 to help clean up the National Key Deer Refuge portion of Long Beach on Big Pine Key as part of the 2012 International Coastal Cleanup. Aspecial thanks to Boy Scout troop 573, which showed up with more than 10 eager scouts and troop leaders; the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary; the more than a dozen heroic Big Pine and Lower Keys residents; and a returning group of enthusiastic geo-cachers (more than 10 from the Miami area) who showed for the refuge's second "cache in-trash out" event. We also greatly appreciate the Big Pine Fishing Lodge for allowing us easy access to the upper part of the beach and help from Florida Keys Wildlife Rescue. All in all, this was a great community event and a great opportunity to meet our neighbors. Long Beach was full of plastic debris and other garbage that had washed up during Tropical Storm Isaac. It was a hazard to wildlife and depressing to look at. Well, we are happy to inform you that your beach looks fantastic. If you've never been there, please get out there and enjoy it. Thanks again to all those involved. Kristie Killam, ranger Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex Big Pine Key Florida Keys Wildlife Rescue founder Maya Totman shows just a portion of the trash that was removed from Long Beach.Positive impact feltOnce again we need to thank and recognize the efforts of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation to assist members of our community. Over the years the foundation has been supportive of the residents of the Heron-Peacock Supported Living, a local nonprofit organization providing shelter and supportive services for mentally ill adults. Recently, one of our residents, "Charles," with disposable income of less than $100 monthly, needed dental work. Having had many of his teeth pulled, he was in urgent need of dentures. He was substantially toothless for several months, but the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation agreed to fund a significant portion of the cost of dentures. "Charles" once again feels better, is eating better, communicating more and once again happy. We should all be appreciative that we have the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation making a positive impact on our community. Richard Casey Executive director Heron-Peacock Marathon, Key West City, trash haulerstart talksKey West City Manager Bob Vitas on Friday sat down with staff from Waste Management Inc. to discuss amendments to its contracts for hauling waste with an eye on boosting local recycling rates. Last month, the city received recommendations from Kessler Consulting, based on a comprehensive waste and recycling analysis begun in 2010, on how to increase recycling; Key West recycles 7 percent of more than 59,000 tons of waste collected each year. Kessler reports that 71 percent of that waste stream comprises recyclables and compostables that could be diverted from landfills or waste-to-energy processing. The city pays Waste Management $2.4 million each year for residential pickup and another $3 million per year for transfer and disposal. Commercial businesses working directly with Waste Management pay another $2.5 million each year. The collection agreement expires in 2014 and the transport and disposal contract in 2018; both can be terminated with 180 days notice. "Progress is being made," Vitas said of his conversations with Waste Management. "They seemed genuine in terms of working with us to accommodate most all the items ... and I think it'll simply come down to a revenue and cost-sharing discussion in the final analysis." Vitas is using Kessler's recommendations as a starting point for negotiations with Waste Management meant to incorporate the following goals into the existing contracts: Revenue sharing based on the resale price of recyclables collected and then sold on the commodities market. Replacing the familiar green recycling bins with wheeled carts. Transferring to a socalled 1-1-1 pickup schedule with one pickup each week for trash, recycling and yard waste. Encouraging business recycling by making available a variety of carts and making recycling fees comparable to solid-waste fees. Providing the city with monthly tracking reports. Increasing community education and outreach. Formulating a plan for regular disposal of hazardous household waste and electronic waste. Greg Sullivan, Waste Management's Florida Keys director, concurred with Vitas in that the bottom line will come down to money. In terms of recycling revenue, he said while there is potential resale value of recyclables, when considering expensive transportation out of the Keys, there's not much meat left on the bone. "One of the things we're up against here is transportation," he said. City Commissioner Teri Johnston, long a strong proponent of better recycling policies, said that depending on the outcome of Vitas' negotiations, she might consider pushing for a bidding process to determine if Waste Management is the best deal for the city. The city paid Tampabased Kessler $379,000 for the solid-waste study.Money's issue in recycling city wasteKEY WESTBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMan charged with molesting childAKey Largo man remains jailed in lieu of $600,000 bond, charged Wednesday with sexually molesting a young girl. The girl, now in her teens, told detectives from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit that 50-yearold Juan Carlos Molina molested her repeatedly between June 2005 and January 2007 when she was between ages 8 and 10. Agency spokeswoman Becky Herrin said the molestation stopped when she and her family moved away from Key Largo. Herrin said the girl said Molina contacted her recently and she and her family met with him briefly in Homestead. She said the visit made her uncomfortable and, afterward, decided to tell her mother what happened, Herrin said. That's when police were called. After investigating, detectives obtained a warrant for Molina's arrest. He was picked up by officers with the Miccosukee Police Department, then brought back to Monroe County to face charges. Molina is charged with three counts each of sexual battery on a child and lewd and lascivious molestation of a child, and one count lewd and lascivious exhibition.Cops:Abuse happened for nearly 2 yearsCRIME FRONTKeynoter Staff


Saturday,September 22,2012 7A Keynoter KeysNet.com BusinessPrime your success mechanismMore than 50 years ago, plastic surgeon Maxwell Maltz made a remarkable discovery: Some of his patients after radical surgery to improve their appearance still felt ugly. Some of them went so far as to deny that any cosmetic surgery had been done at all despite before-and-after photos that clearly showed the difference. That led Maltz to explore the world of selfimage and its impact on us in our everyday lives. He looked to the thennew discipline of cybernetics, "the science of communications and automatic control systems in both machines and living things," to explain the impact of self-image and how to change it. Maltz concluded that our subconscious mind is an impersonal, automatic, goal-striving machine that achieves what our conscious mind tells it to do. Just like a guided missile gets feedback from radar, sonar and other "sense organs" to stay on target, so does the center fielder use feedback from the speed of the ball, wind direction and so forth to reach his target catching a fly ball. In a similar fashion, the "servo-mechanism" of our subconscious takes the feedback we give it our thoughts, words and deeds to help us reach our own target. What kind of feedback are you providing your own "servo-mechanism" to reach your target? To succeed, Maltz believed that we must have a success mechanism a target or goal and use our imagination to envision it. In his book, Maltz gave many examples of how imagination helps people reach their goals. He wrote about the chess player who toppled a world champion by spending three months playing chess only in his mind. He recounted the story of a concert pianist who practiced mostly in his own head. Napoleon "practiced" soldiering for many years before taking to the battlefield. Conrad Hilton played hotel operator as a boy. In the years since "Psycho-Cybernetics" was published, we've seen many world-class athletes do the same type thing with extraordinary results: They imagine every step, every feeling, every sense, as if it were real, all the way to the winner's circle. We all have our own examples, even if it's something as simple as imagining a wad of paper hitting the center of wastebasket, and then doing it. Our imaginations are powerful things. Aperson walking in the woods, suddenly confronted by an actor in a realistic bear costume, will have the same physiological reaction as if confronted by an actual bear. The truth is not the issue it's what you think that matters. And so we come to our own success mechanism. If you think you are stupid, ugly, shy, fat, weak, inferior or poor, you are. Your image of yourself has become your reality. If you've got negative images of yourself that are driving your reality, it's time to use your rational brain to examine and re-evaluate these beliefs. Ask yourself: Why do I believe this? Is this actually true or something I've assumed or something someone told me years ago? Is it possible that I'm mistaken? If this isn't true, why should I keep acting and feeling as if it were? If I were looking at someone else in the same situation, would I think the same thing? Use the answers to reconfigure your own "servo-mechanism" and prime your success mechanism by imagining what you want in all its glorious, Technicolor detail. Jackie Harder owns Key Dynamics Coaching and Consulting Inc. of Key Largo. She is a graduate of the Core Essentials Program of CoachInc., and a member of the International Coach Federation and the International Association of Coaches. Call 451-9295 or send an email Jackie@key-dynam ics.com.Sometimes, imagination is the truthCOACH'S CORNER Jackie Harder Coaching Corner Fisherman expands with marketMarathon resident Bruce Irwin has been commercial fishing in the Florida Keys for more than 25 years but in 2007 decided to branch out and expand on the business he started so long ago. Irwin started Brutus Seafood, a company that ships fresh seafood around the country and, in South Florida, delivers it right to your doorstep. "I know there's millions of people in Southeast Florida. I have a website and a lot of people order off our site all over the country. I think that was the original idea. After I did it, a couple other people got into it," he said. The business has taken off and now, Irwin is set to open, sometime in October, the Brutus Seafood Market & Eatery at 69th Street and U.S. 1. The business name comes courtesy a nickname Irwin's had for 30-plus years. "It grew to where we needed to expand and this place was available. It's been a goal to eventually get a storefront," he said of the former Quiznos restaurant. Irwin says Brutus will feature a fresh display of locally caught seafood and a deli case with fresh, homemade meats. There will also be scallops, oysters and other fresh seafood items. "We'll cook our own roast beef and turkey breast," he said. Irwin says the store will also offer seafood salad varieties, fresh barbecue, deli sandwiches and paninis. Seating will be available inside the remodeled interior of the building. Irwin's commercial and retail businesses have been a family affair. He has a son that's taken over his commercial business, while his wife and daughter are involved with the retail side. Brutus Seafood makes deliveries as far north as Delray Beach. The hours aren't settled just yet, but Irwin said the kitchen at Brutus would likely be open from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. The store will likely open earlier for the market, he said.Brutus Seafood an extension of deliveriesMARATHON MARKETPLACE RECENT REAL ESTATE SALESSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 115 percent Based on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) for the period September 9, 2012 September 15, 2012. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, AddressListedSoldListedListing AgentSelling Agent Big Coppit 16 Flipper Rd.$115,000$92,50082Schwartz Property Sales/Jimmy LaneSchwartz Property Sales/Jimmy LaneBig Pine 2258 San Remo Dr.$375,000$349,00088Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Rhonda ThrelkeldColdwell Banker Schmitt/Pamela StanglerCudjoe Key 22526 La Fitte Dr.$324,500$310,00088Prud. Knight & Gardner Rlty./Audrey RichterUnknown Agent 116 Maracaibo Ln.$385,000$350,00085Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa FerringoAction Keys Rlty./Christine RudyKey Largo 500 Burton Dr.$269,000$252,800612Marr Properties/Tom RodriguezAmerican Caribbean R.E./Kristen Brenner 52 Snapper Ave.$267,500$250,000254Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Sally StriblingCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty./Linda Perloff 1500 Ocean Bay Dr.$160,000$145,000191Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Jamie MartinCentury 21 Schwar tz/Sal Livoti, Misty Pace 97652 Overseas Hwy.$199,900$163,000193Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Maryann WarrenColdwell Banker Schmitt/Gail Gaver 1 Hibiscus Ave.$399,000$365,000156Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Maryann WarrenMarr Properties/Terry Canto 36 Transylvania Ave.$259,000$249,50085RE/MAX Keys Prop./Jim SignorOutside of MLS 907 Tropical Ln.$334,900$315,00051Century 21 Schwartz Rlty./Loretta LawrenceIsland Equity R.E./Pedro Riveiro 2 Thurmond St.$2,000,000$2,000,0000Marr Properties/Joy MartinAmerican Caribbean R.E./Joel YoungKey West 1111 12th St. (*)$2,239$26,868512Prud. Knight & Gardner/Knight, GardnerPrud. Knight & Gardner/Knight, Gardner 1111 12th St. (*)$1,987$23,844469Prud. Knight & Gardner/Knight, GardnerPrud. Knight & Gardner/Knight, Gardner 2922 Flagler Ave.$325,000$290,000313Prud. Knight & Gardner Rlty./Yleana VuralPrud. Knight & Gardner Rlty./Yleana Vural 3625 Seaside Dr.$210,000$200,000308Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Tina MastersCentury 21 All Keys/Jim Spreitzer 2333 Fogarty Ave.$259,000$240,000100Keys Commercial R.E./Gary SmithSouthernmost Rlty./Donna Windle 1901 Roosevelt Blvd.$349,000$349,00074Engel & Voelkers/Michael PetroPreferred Properties/Elizabeth Eliot 3255 Duck Ave.$300,000$270,00076Schwartz Prop. Sales/Andrea WeitzSBX Commercial R.E./Unknown Agent 3802 Eagle Ave.$599,000$550,00061Bascom Grooms R.E./Bascom GroomsICAMCO Real Estate/Peter Batty 16 Kestral Way$333,000$295,00048Compass Realty/Robin MitchellCompass Rlty./Robin MitchellLower Matecumbe 83 Plaza Granada$857,550$780,000558The Shore Rlty./Kathleen RogersColdwell Banker Schmitt/Carol Brenn 137 Venetian Dr.$429,000$407,050311RE/MAX Keys Prop./Judy RossignolShoreline Properties, Natalia Boblitt 157 Nautilus Dr.$409,900$405,00049Coldwell Banker Schmitt/J. Keller, C. PorterShoreline Properties/Karol Marsden Marathon 1044 83rd St, ocean$995,000$860,000375Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Wanda, Bob BrockCentury 21 Schwartz/Kathy Denworth 1350 Manor Ln.$699,000$625,000197American Caribbean R.E./Stacie KidwellIsland Breeze Rlty./David Grego 11453 2nd Ave.$124,000$115,00066Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel WilliamsColdwell Banker Schmitt/Brian Schmitt 10801 1st Ave., gulfside$134,000$134,0000Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Wanda, Bob BrockColdwell Banker Schmitt/Amy PrumoOther 1690 31st Ct.$10,000$5,00050Century 21 Schwartz/Robert ValenzuelaCentury 21 Schwartz/Robert ValenzuelaPlantation Key 89151 Old Hwy.$3,100,000$2,750,000687Ocean Sotheby's Intern'tl./Leslie LeopoldCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty./Robert Skeel 140 Porto Salvo Dr.$300,000$290,000400 Realty World Freewheeler/A. Wheeler, J. ElkouryCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty ./Joseph Brunke 149 Stomboli Dr.$2,295,000$1,950,000341Coldwell Banker Schmitt/J. Keller C. PorterColdwell Banker/Margo, Brett Newman 0 Plantation Ave.$90,000$75,00050Marr Properties/Susan Recarey, Pam Sante Realty World Freewheeler/Kimberly GrayRamrod Key 27356 Tobago Ln.$369,000$345,000500Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa FerringoRE/MAX Southernmost/Wendy TysonSummerland Key 25360 1st St.$1,449,900$1,325,000266Internet Rlty of the Fl. Keys/G. MaclarenInternet Rlty Fl. Keys/Internet Rlty Team 815 Gulf Dr.$649,900$535,00072American Caribbean R.E/Kristen BrennerCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty./Sylvia WerlingUpper Matecumbe Key 15 Pen Key Club$463,500$463,5000Moorings Realty/Mabel VasnilesMoorings Realty/Mabel Vasniles 13 Flamingo Hamm Rd.$699,000$635,000124American Caribbean R.E./Karen MoellerColdwell Banker/Brett, Margo Newman (*) Commercial leases, not sales By RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYBruce and Letty Irwin are nearly ready to open Brutus Seafood Market & Eatery at 69th Street and U.S.1 in Marathon. KEYSNET.COM BUSINESS BRIEFSTDC updating Keys brochureFlorida Keys lodging entities listed, or that want to be listed, in the Monroe County Tourist Development Council's annual Florida Keys'accommodations marketing brochure should update their information by completing an online form that has already been emailed to licensed Monroe County lodgings. Properties that did not receive the form should go to www.flakeys.com/ TDCbrochure. The deadline to submit updated forms to the TDC office for the 2013 edition is Sept. 28. The destination accommodations brochure is a resource for visitors and travel professionals planning a Florida Keys vacation. Accommodations, history, culture, fishing, diving information and more are included for each Keys region. The brochure is published as a print piece, as an interactive DVD and as a downloadable document on the TDC website.Iberia helps entrepreneursIberiaBank in Marathon is launching a series of seminars aimed at helping new and aspiring entrepreneurs with the basics of organizing and managing a business. Topics will include money management, organizational business types, banking services and more. The first session in the series is scheduled for Oct. 9from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the IberiaBank branch at 12640 Overseas Highway in Marathon Shores. To register, contact Cheri Perry at 289-5810 orCheri.Perry@iberia bank.com The Money Smart for Small Business curriculum that will be presented was developed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Small Business Administration. The seminar will be taught by Perry, vice president and branch manager and began her banking career nearly 30 years ago.Mariners adds manager BeaverEarl Beaver has joined Mariners Hospital in Tavernier as dietary services manager Anative of Chicago, Beaver is a Florida-certified food-safety restaurant manager. He has completed a dietary management program at the University of Florida and is working on a hospitality management degree at the university. Before joining Mariners, Beaver was the food service and catering manager at Mercy Hospital in Miami. He started his career in Milwaukee with Hilton.Lindsey joins Keys FederalKeys Federal Credit Union has added Tim Lindsey as its information technology administrator. Lindsey hails from Asheville, N.C., and moved to Key West in August. He's held various ITjobs over the past 15 years with his primary focus the hospitality and computer industries. "Tim's skill set fits in really well with our department. His technical expertise will be an asset in many of our upcoming projects," says Keys Federal IT Manager Maggie Sayer.Mendez boosted at CentennialCentennial Bank has promoted Raquel Mendez to assistant manager of its Whitehead Street branch in Key West. Mendez joined Centennial Bank as a customer service representative during the transition of the former Key West Bank to the Centennial Bank brand. A native of Key West, she is a graduate of Key West High School and the mother of two. 3229 Flagler Ave Key West 294-6292 Product knowledge, & great customer service for the life of your purchase, something you won't find on the Internet. Locally owned and operated for 11 yearsDISCOUNT PRICING ON ALL PRODUCTS EVERYDAY BEAVER LINDSEY MENDEZ


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The medical center is more than 15 months into a massive transition from forprofit lessee Health Management Associates to Quorum Health Resources. The Fishermen's nonprofit board owns the hospital and assumed financial responsibility for it on July 1, 2011. That's when a 25year lease with Naplesbased HMAexpired. Tennessee-based Quorom is running the day-to-day operations while the board of trustees-comprised of local residents-calls the shots. One of the board's first decisions was to hire Hal Leftwich as chief executive officer. He'd spent the last 15 years at Hancock Medical Center in St. Louis, Miss. Leftwich and his staff are overseeing substantial changes to Fishermen's, expanding services and upgrading to state-of-the-art computer systems. Chief Nursing and Operating Officer Lynn Mauck said the hospital is completing "our first 90 days of meaningful use" with the new system. It's used for everything from X-rays to billing to accounts payable and receivable. Leftwich said the software has developed to meet the demand for an electronic patient record that doctors can access from virtually anywhere in the hospital, at their office or even at home. Leftwich said the 25bed hospital hired a new general surgeon, Dr. Reza Keshvarzi, early in the transition process. He's working with Dr. Steve Smith, who's long been affiliated with the hospital. "He's been here for years and years and is very busy and can't keep up with all that needs to be done," Leftwich said. The hospital has also upgraded its cardiology coverage in the hopes of providing seven-day service. Dr. Luis Augsten, a cardiologist, is no longer employed by Fishermen's, but will remain affiliated with the hospital, according to Leftwich. The hospital hired Key West-based Bruce Boros and Miami-based Richard Berger as cardiologists. They each work at the hospital one day per week and have office space in town to see patients. The hospital also has a transfer agreement with Mount Sinai in Miami for major cardiac cases, and hopes to hire another cardiologist to round out service. "The cardiology before was one guy and they can't cover [every day]; that's not possible. Now there's more than one person," Leftwich said. "When you look at our population, especially the seasonal residents, they tend to be a little older and cardiology is a service they need while they're here." The hospital also just finished a roughly $600,000 upgrade to its mammography unit, installing a new low-radiation unit that uses more accurate digital readouts than its film precursor. The hospital is offering mammograms for $95 cash during October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fishermen's continues to explore other upgrades, but as Leftwich pointed out, it's always "wrestled with what can you provide to a community this size and what should be done at a larger hospital." "The goal is to take care of the patients locally. The population deserves to get basic health needs taken care of and know we have arrangements with other facilities," he said.Cardiologists added to staff in Middle KeysMARATHON Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYThis is the new mammography unit at Fishermen's Community Hospital in Marathon. The $600,000 addition is part of the hospital's attempt to upgrade services as part of its transition from for-profit Health Management Associates to a nonprofit model. Mammograms will be $95 cash throughout October.Board to consider teacher's fateThe Monroe County School Board on Tuesday will consider a settlement with a suspended teacher who was accused of hitting a 5-year-old autistic girl but later cleared in an administrative hearing. Janet Faber, a five-year teacher working with special-needs students at Glynn Archer Elementary School in Key West, was suspended without pay on Feb. 28 following allegations brought by co-worker Charity King, a Glynn Archer kindergarten teacher, on Dec. 16. Board Chairman John Dick says he finds the situation problematic and plans to question the settlement arrangement, which differs from Administrative Law Judge Claude Arrington's decision that Faber should be reinstated with back pay and benefits. "What I get from it," Dick said, "is if one teacher says another teacher hit a kid and there's no verification of it at all ... we can still fire the person? Something is missing there and I don't like it." King alleges she saw Faber spank and "handle the student roughly." However, in her testimony, King could not recall specifics about the incident like the approximate time, the student's reaction or her position relative to Faber. When Principal Harry Russell interviewed the other students in the class, "none of these students reported witnessing anything inappropriate," according to Arrington's final order, dated July 25. He concluded: King's "vague, uncorroborated testimony is insufficient to support a finding of guilt." Faber earned $49,791 per year, according to the district's Human Resources Department. That means the back pay, based on equal payments made over 52 weeks, would come out to around $26,800. The School Board meets Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. in the district administrative offices on Trumbo Point in Key West.MONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS Experience makes all the difference... Complete news and all the marketing tools you will ever need for your advertising campaign. 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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,SEPTEMBER 22,2012 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 10B Cat's meow Ever wonder why some tabby cats have different markings than others? Wonder no more. Story 3B It's a wrap We've got the perfect wrap to fulfill your appetite in just 10 minutes. Recipe, 3B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Conchs finally beat PaceLast week, the Key West High School volleyball team scored a rare victory over Gulliver Prep. On Wednesday, the Conchs had a rare triumph against Monsignor Pace.Led by junior Ryann Appleby's 11 kills, 10 blocks and 24-for-28 hitting, the Conchs defeated Pace, 25-8, 17-25, 28-26, 25-23, at the Spartans'gym in Opa-locka. The Conchs who had been 0-11 against Pace since 2005 won their third match in a row and improved to 3-2. "We came out strong and professional," said coach Jessy Archer. Junior Franny Garcia came out strong with seven consecutive service points to give the Conchs a 7-0 lead in the opener. "That really set the tone for the whole match," Archer said. After losing the second game because of serve errors, the Conchs didn't lose their cool. Pace kept the pressure on in the third and fourth games, but Key West won the third on a block by Shelbi Swanson. In the fourth, Garcia had to come out with a strained arm with Pace ahead, 17-16. "That was a little stressful, but Cheyenne Pepper came off the bench cold and did a great job," Archer said. Garcia had glittering stats 21 of 23 serves, 16-for-22 hitting, 30-for-34 passing and five kills and Jess Wright and Kayla Geide shined on defense. "They played cool, calm and collectedly," Archer said of her players. "Even when they lost or [were] in the close games, they didn't get rattled. It was really nice to see them rise above and win. There's no greater feeling than winning those close matches." The Conchs will play at 9 this morning against University School at the Bobby Menendez Gym. Following that match, Marathon will play matches against Palm Beach Central and University.The seven-year drought ends in victory on WednesdayBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST VOLLEYBALL Lady Dolphins win 2 matchesThe Marathon High School volleyball team bounced back from a difficult five-game stretch this week with wins over International Studies and Greater Miami Academy. The Dolphins (3-6) beat International in straight sets Tuesday, 25-11, 25-10 and 25-11, before defeating Greater Miami at home on Wednesday, 23-25, 25-23, 25-8 and 25-19.Coach Teresa Konrath said she was able to play her entire roster Tuesday against an inexperienced International team."There's a gap in the competition level between us and them, so I played everyone as much as I could. It was a good experience for them and I saw some good things," she said. Wednesday's home match was a much tighter contest, at least for the first two sets. "We started a little slow, which showed in the loss of the first match. Once the girls got into their rhythm, the kids took [control] of the game," Konrath said. Senior Taylor Konrath led the Dolphins with 16 kills, while Savannah Rodamer had eight kills and won nine service points. Brandi Spalten led the team with 12 service points won and Sydney Konrath won 11. Coach Konrath said Jordan Roney and Sydney Konrath did well to set up Rodamer and Taylor Konrath for their kills. "Overall, there was a great system set up with passing, setting and hitting. It showed in [our] play," coach Konrath said. The Dolphins are scheduled to travel to Key West today for the Key West Invitational tournament. They're slated to play University School at 10 a.m. and Palm Beach High School at noon.1 comes easy, International is tougherBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON VOLLEYBALLFIRST REDFISH Photo by MIKE MAKOWSKIHolding her first redfish is Sara Whittier of Islamorada.She caught four redfish and two snook,all on silver spoons, while fishing the backcountry with Capt.Mike Makowski of Blackfoot Charters based out of the Dove Creek Lodge. Eagles prevail against CalusaIsland Christian School held off a determined Calusa Prep squad Tuesday, a big step toward defending the Lady Eagles'District 16-2A volleyball title. The Eagles stormed to a 15-2 decision in the tiebreaker after a split of four games decided by a total of 10 points. Island Christian moved to 3-0 in district play (4-1 overall) with the 25-27, 25-22, 25-22, 23-25, 15-2 final."I figured Calusa would be our toughest district opponent," ICS head coach Sheryl Yost said, "and they were."Yost commended her team, which lost four starters from the district-title roster, for "coming together as a team."With Jasmine Theodosiou making sets, Jessie Ledwith delivered a strong night at the net against Calusa's Colts. Ledwith also served seven points in the opening game and six more in the third. Nathalie Sassine delivered 14 scoring serves over two games."Skylar DeMoss had a great serving night with seven unanswered points" in the tiebreaker along with several kill shots, Yost said.Andrea Scott came off the bench to serve seven points in the second-game win, and Sammie Egan turned in a solid defensive effort.Results from games earlier this week against Divine Savior Academy of Doral and Marathon High School's JV were pending at press time.Island Christian's youngsters get a chance to shine this week with the JVLady Eagles hosting Plantation Key School at 4 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a trip to play at Key Largo School at 5 p.m. Thursday.Raiders top CanesCoral Shores High misfired in the fourth game Tuesday, losing a 3-1 match to District 16-4Aleader Gulliver Prep. The Lady Canes (4-5 overall, 0-3 district) played the first three games tightly but slumped in the fourth against the Raiders, 23-25, 25-18, 22-25, 25-11. "We're serving and passing well, playing good defense and playing hard," head coach Andy Thiery said. "Right now we just can't seem to pick up that big kill or play to end these close games." Injuries and sickness have particularly affected the Canes'middle attack, Thiery said. No late-week games gave the Canes a chance to regroup before Monday's non-district trip to Immaculata-LaSalle. Iris Dunn had 12 kill shots against Gulliver, her second match in double figures. Gabby Diaz nailed six kills and Laura Irwin added four. Setter Ellie Leopold "did another outstanding job setting" with 18 assists and four kills, Thiery said. Key West High School, a local and district rival, plays at Coral Shores in a 5:30 p.m. Tuesday match (JVat 4 p.m.).But Hurricanes can't handle Gulliver PrepPREP VOLLEYBALLKeynoter StaffConchs, Dolphins lag on the courseThe Key West High golf team got its usual strong performances from its top two players, but there wasn't enough backup for the Conchs to gain a victory at Wednesday's four-team nine-hole match at the Biltmore Hotel course in Miami. "Our No. 3 and No. 4 players have got to improve," said coach John Moeller. No. 1 Evan DeRoche led the Conchs with a one-under 34 and No. 2 Elliot Azari shot 37. No. 3 Scott Brown shot 44 and No. 4 Manny Castillo shot 47. Trevor Pike (51) and Chase Renner (55) also played. Key West's 162 was six strokes behind winner Coral Gables and four behind second-place Ransom Everglades. Marathon was fourth with 181, the Dolphins'best round of the season. "We improved by four since the last time we played Ransom, but they improved too," Moeller said. "We fell apart on our putting game. We are a work in progress." Marathon was led byNeither finds victory path at BiltmoreBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorPREP GOLFSee Golf,2B


Cast lines for feral catsThe Casting for Cats Womens Backcountry Tournament is set for Oct. 19-20, celebrating more than a decade as a major fundraiser to help control feral-cat populations in the Upper Keys.The all-release charity tournament based at the Islander Resort, mile marker 82.1 oceanside, targets Keys anglersfavorite inshore fish species bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook and redfish as well as ladyfish, shark, jacks and trout.Akick-off party is set for 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Islander Resort, followed by a 7 p.m. rules meeting. Asilent auction and Litter Box Dig for prizes is open from 6 to 9 p.m.Asingle day of fishing begins Oct. 20 with breakfast from 6:30 to 7:15 a.m.Female anglers earn points for catching each species using bait, artificial lures or fly tackle. The first to catch one of each target species receives a new Hells Bay 18-foot Waterman boat equipped with a 60-hp tiller Evinrude engine. The silent auction continues from noon to 7:30 p.m. Proceeds from the tournament and auction underwrite the spaying or neutering and medical needs of injured feral cats in the Florida Keys. Entry fee for the tournament is $150 per angler. Additional social tickets are $20 and $30, respectively. Specially priced weekend accommodations are available for participants at the Islander Resort. For tournament information, go to w ww.castingfor cats.org or call 664-2012 or 393-6174.ISLAMORADA FISHING KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday,September 22,2012 Living AIR CONDITIONING MARATHON A/C & APPLIANCESSales & Service Fast Reliable Service Lic # CAC017490 (305) 743-5051 ARTIC-TEMPResidential Commercial Marine Sales Repair Refrigeration Ice Machines Lic # CAC 053827. 743-5288 Danas Air ConditioningRepairs & Replacement Commercial & Residential Ice Machines Pool Heaters Lic # CAC 056642 (305) 289-9498 Windswept A/C & Appl.Shut Your Windows,Shut Your Doors You Ain't Gonna Be Hot No More! 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Guests received invitations handed out in childrens sand buckets and were told this new social club would host upscale traveling parties for a limited number of people always on the darkest night of the month the no moon. The event location was kept a secret until just 24 hours prior, when guests then were given directions on where to go. Anxious party-goers arrived and were directed by security to a private, oceanside home with 300 feet of white sandy beach. Once on the beach, a welcome drink was passed consisting of a fruity blue liquor served in colored test tubes rimmed with Pop Rocks candy, all while cool beats from the Spam Allstars beckoned guests to the stage. The Islamorada beach was transformed into a party space reminiscent of something you might find in Miami. White chairs and tables were scattered around; the tables lit up and changed colors throughout the evening. The stage and dance floor were lit with colored lights, timed to complement the music mix, a blend of Latin, funk and hip hop. As if that wasnt enough, Island Catering had body sushi on display as the starter. Body sushi, called Nyotaimori, is a rare art form once practiced only in the culinary world of Japan, where a woman is the serving platter for a variety of sashimi and sushi rolls. Large green leaves and plates were laid all across her back and around her and, love it or hate it, this became the most talked-about discussion of the evening. Additional gourmet hors doeuvres were passed and included duck fat seared scallops, mini beef Wellingtons, Tasmanian salmon, pineapple shrimp, and mac n cheese lollipops, to name a few, along with an amazing selection of deserts. The No Moon Club attracted a great crowd. Community leaders of all age groups came donning their most stylish ensembles, opting for dressier looks not usually worn in the Keys. Many colorful silk dresses were paired with wedges or rhinestone sandals because of the sand. The men looked every bit Keys casual, wearing slacks and khaki shorts with buttondown shirts, boat shoes or sandals. It was a see and be scene party without being pretentious. For $100 per person, those attending received entertainment, amazing food, tasty libations and a great space to enjoy the company of friends. In addition, a portion of the evenings proceeds benefited Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys. Campbell and Valier havent said where the next social will be held or what the theme will be. You can follow the No Moon Club on Facebook at Facebook .com/NoMoonClub. Leah Maki is a fashionobsessed style blogger. More of her fashion advice can be found at http://LeahsFabulousFinds .com.No Moon Club brings style each monthCONCH STYLELeah Maki ConchStyle Photo by LEAH MAKINyotaimori is a rare Japanese culinary art form in which a woman is the serving platter for a variety of sashimi and sushi rolls. Kyle Pierce, who shot 42, and Kevin McKeon, who shot 43. Next were Jake Logan and Ariel Rodriguez, each with 48.Dolphins fallMarathon returned to the Biltmore on Thursday, shooting 185 in an 18stroke loss to Palmer Trinity. Pierce shot 44 and was followed by McKeon (46), Rodriguez (47) and Logan (48). We were hoping to match what we did on Wednesday, but we had a couple of bad holes, said coach Kevin Freeman. Some bad holesFrom Golf,1BFins run to 3rd placeThe Marathon High School boys cross-country team took third place in a six-team meet hosted by Dade Christian School in Miami Tuesday. The boys finished behind the Crusaders and Mater Lakes Academy, but bested Island Christian School, Westwood Christian School and Hebrew Academy. Senior Ricky Ceja was the Dolphinstop finisher in 13th place in the 5K (3.1 miles) at 23:07, which is 32 seconds better than the teams Sept. 7 season-opening meet. Eighth-grader Keygan Jeffries showed the most improvement over the first meet, shaving 1:23 off his Sept. 7 time. He finished 14th at 23:10. Anthony Garcia came in 16th at 23:37, Giovanni Garcia took 19th at 24:34 and sixth-grader Aydan Child was 24th in 25:23. Coach Jim Murphy said the boys ran close together and that theres a healthy competition within the group for the best time. We did better time-wise than we did the last meet, so its a sign that were improving. Our spots first through fifth changed a bit, but theyre close together and I think thatll keep changing the rest of the year, he said. The Dolphinsgirls team did not place because only two girls finished the race. Gaby Ceja was 11th overall in 28:46, while Megann Herd was 21st in 35:03. Marathon is scheduled to visit Coral Shores High School Tuesday for a multiteam meet at 4 p.m.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON CROSS COUNTRYWomens fishing seminar returnsFemale fishing fans are marking their calendars for a weekend in the Florida Keys where they can learn or polish angling skills during the annual Ladies, Lets Go Fishing! seminar. Designed to engender empowerment and newfound confidence on the water, the adventure is slated for Nov. 9 to 11 in Islamorada. Over the past 17 years, nearly 7,000 female graduates have immersed themselves in a lighthearted yet skill-heavy curriculum to learn and hone skills in offshore, bottom, inshore and fly fishing, no matter what their experience level. Participants gain proficiency in marine and habitat conservation, releasing, knot tying, bait rigging, spin and net casting, boat and trailer handling, stand-up fish fighting techniques, gaffing, removing hooks and filleting their own catch. Instructors are among the worlds most prominent fishing captains including Jim Anson, Skip Bradeen, Bob Jones, Rick Rodriguez, Lee Lavery and others.Supported by Floridas Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, weekend events are to be held at the Elks Lodge, mile marker 92 oceanside in Tavernier.The seminar kicks off Nov. 9 with a networking social from 6:30 to 9 p.m. for participants and guests, featuring a raffle and silent auction.On Nov. 10, action begins at 8 a.m. with classroom sessions followed by lunch and hands-on activities until 4:30 p.m. At days end, ladies enjoy food, fun and local art at Pasta Pantaleos Signature Gallery, mile marker 81.5 oceanside.The morning of Nov. 11, the women can hit the water with their newly acquired abilities for an optional inshore or offshore fishing adventure out of Whale Harbor Marina. Anglers can fish from a party (drift) boat, sport-fishing or inshore flats boat.Early registration is open to the first 30 students at $128 per person. The regular registration fee is $145. Fees include a classroom book and instruction, use of equipment, welcome reception, meals and a goody bag. Participants are encouraged to reserve early since classes fill quickly. For event information, go to www.ladiesletsgo fishing.com or call Betty Bauman at (954) 475-9068 or send an e-mail to info@ ladiesletsgofishing.com.UPPER KEYS


Saturday,September 22,2012 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com Crossword solutionSolution to the Sept.19 puzzle. 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 Try a fresh CaesarwrapThis dinner is wrapped and ready to eat. Shrimp, Caesar dressing, romaine lettuce and Parmesan cheese fill tortillas for a quick, summer supper. If you buy pre-cooked shrimp, washed, ready-toeat Romaine lettuce, grated Parmesan cheese and bottled Caesar salad dressing, you dont have to heat up the kitchen, and this dinner can be ready in 10 minutes. Look for a reduced-fat Caesar dressing. Ive also given a quick, homemade dressing recipe. Wholewheat tortilla can be used. Look for a Caesar dressing that has about 16 calories per tablespoon. Ingredients for the wrap: Two teaspoons olive oil. Six anchovies, rinsed. Three-quarters of a pound medium shrimp, peeled and cut in half. Four 10-inch flour tortillas. Quarter-cup cup Quick Caesar Dressing or low-fat bottled. Six large Romaine lettuce leaves. Two tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese. Freshly ground pepper Two ripe tomatoes sliced. Ingredients for the dressing: Anchovy fillets, mashed. One medium garlic clove, crushed. Four teaspoons Worcestershire sauce. Four teaspoons olive oil. Four teaspoons lemon juice. One tablespoon mayonnaise. For the dressing: Place anchovies, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, olive oil and lemon juice in the bowl of a food processor and blend thoroughly, or mash together by hand. Add the mayonnaise and blend. Makes two servings. Per serving: 158 calories (87 percent from fat), 15.2 g fat (2.2 g saturated, 8.2 g monounsaturated), 9 mg cholesterol, 2.2 g protein, 3.6 g carbohydrates, 0.1 g fiber, 412 mg sodium. For the wrap: Heat oil in a mediumsize nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add anchovies and saute 30 seconds. Add shrimp and saute two minutes. Remove skillet from heat and leave shrimp in skillet to finish cooking. Wrap tortillas in paper towels and heat in microwave oven on high for 30 seconds to soften. Discard paper towel and place tortillas on a counter top. Spread dressing over each. Tear lettuce into bitesize pieces. Place evenly over dressing. Sprinkle Parmesan over lettuce. Spoon shrimp onto lettuce, adding any juices from skillet. Add pepper to taste. Fold in edges and tightly roll up tortilla to make a neat package. Slice in the middle and divide between two dinner plates. Add sliced tomatoes on the side. Makes two servings. Per serving: 572 calories (25 percent from fat), 16.1 g fat (4.1 g saturated, 5 g monounsaturated), 272 mg cholesterol, 48.2 g protein, 55.8 g carbohydrates, 7.3 g fiber, 1,530 mg sodium.10-minute meal easy and tastyLINDA GASSENHEIMERMiami HeraldTHE DINING TABLE Photo courtesy McCLATCHY-TRIBUNEThese Caesar wraps are pretty refreshing on a hot day.Free health fair todayFishermens Community Hospital in Marathon opened its doors 50 years ago, in September 1962. To begin a yearlong celebration to mark half a century, the hospital at mile marker 48.5 oceanside hosts health fair today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. As we look back at our first half century, we are extremely proud of the broad range of essential health care services we have provided to our community, Chief Executive Officer Hal Leftwich said. As we begin our next 50 years, we want to celebrate with a health fair that offers screenings and evaluations, at no cost, to our community. The tests and evaluations will include a review of personal/family health history, blood pressure, height/weight analysis, body mass index with body fat analysis, and a private/personal health evaluation review. Registered nurses, certified medical technicians and other medical professionals will perform the tests and evaluations.Fishermens event goes until 2 p.m.TO YOUR HEALTH Howd the tabby get its stripes?How does a tabby cat earn its stripes? With the right DNA. Scientists say theyve found the gene that sets the common tabby pattern stripes or blotches. Its one of several genes that collaborate to create the distinctive design of a cats coat, and its the first of the pattern genes to be identified. Cats with narrow stripes, the so-called mackerel pattern, have a working copy of the gene. But if a mutation turns the gene off, the cat ends up with the blotchy classic pattern, researchers reported online Thursday in the journal Science. Its called classic because cat lovers really like the blotched pattern, said one of the authors, Greg Barsh. He works at both Stanford University and the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology in Huntsville, Ala. The research team, which included scientists from the National Cancer Institute, examined DNA from wild cats in California to identify the gene. They also found that a mutation in the same gene produces the blotches and stripes of the rare king cheetah, rather than the spots most cheetahs have. Leslie Lyons, a cat geneticist who studies coat color traits at the University of California, Davis, but didnt participate in the new work, agreed that the research has identified the tabbys stripes-versusblotches gene. She noted that mysteries remain, like just what genetic machinery gives a tabby spots. The cat has not revealed all its mysteries yet, she said.New research shows its all in the genesMALCOLM RITTERAssociated PressANIMAL TRACKS Across 1Fowl poles 7Something for a rainy day 14Bad mark 20Lenient sort 21Not quite par 22Snorkeling site 23Infielder traded by the Yankees to get Alex Rodriguez 25Journalist Peter 26John Irvings __ of the Circus 27Bit of derring-do 28Obi-Wan portrayer 30Ratio words 31Fit to be fried 33Bygone U.S.fuel stop 36Like 38Fair-hiring inits. 39Moon Rivercomposer 41Ran into 42How the Camel Got His Humpet al. 45Select 47Jetsformer group 50Cuts short 51__ of vantage: favorable position 52Literary lord 53Court answer 54Lucy Lawless role 55Coastal flooding cause 57Where Hope sprang eternal? 59Soft Hey,you! 61Didnt quite win 63You can skip the flat ones 64Stage remark 67Part of a Maui welcome69Barbers challenge 71Ao starter 72Back from a trip,say 74Mideast native 78One-named supermodel 80Japanese food staple 82West Side Story number 84Lift near a lodge 88Purims month 89Stock mkt.opening? 90Lean cuisine lover 91Theater district 93Address bk.datum 94Modern address 95CBS News Sunday Morninghost 97Smashed 99Was of use 101Excessively 102Short missions? 103Area in the North Atlantic 106Fivesome 108Grenoble girlfriend 109Problems end? 110It may be used in a pinch 112Suspicious of 114Iowa and Indiana are in it 116Lord Kitchener of Trinidad et al. 121Available for work 122Most avant-garde 123Earthquake prefix 124Walk unsteadily 125Strengthens 126Ridges in ranges Down 1Cape Towns home: Abbr. 2Dancer enslaved by Jabba the Hutt 3When many trades are made 4Put up with 5Least resonant 6His,to Henri 7Long time follower? 8Slaughter on the field 9Spanish muralist 10Vous,familiarly 11One of the Perns 12Torah starter 13Become gradually more desirable to 14Bias 15Do road work 16Start to burn 17Abandons the band 18Slogan 19Dramatist Chekhov 24Gives more than the once-over 29The way things stand 32Raises 33Puzzle 34Pretty 35Band booster 36Comet competitor 37Garage job 39Marshmallowy treat 40Plain font choice 43Hidden entrance 44Ft.Worth campus 46John of Good Times 48A smaller number 49Nab,in oaters 52Karate kin 53Frustrating series of calls 56N.L.Central team 58Originate 60Attaches,in a way, with on 62Shade of green 64Get in ones sights 65Nasty 66There there 68Hockey great Phil, familiarly 70Upper-bod muscle 73Dark genre 75Bag mate of a cleek and a niblick 76Classic Chevy 77__ Haute 79Strand 81Like a baseball home team 83Manhattan suffix 85Exam many examinees wont look at 86Over 87Fishing gear 92Big name in gloves 94Hagen of Broadway 95Falls 96Leaves in 98That makes sense 100Spoken 103Cousin of a clog 104Essential acid 105More sound 106Cabal activities 1071973 #1 hit for the Stones 110Graf __ 111NCAA member?: Abbr. 113Him __:beaus ultimatum 115Ahead of,in verse 117Size above med. 118Pound sound 119Patience-virtue link 120Help found inside eight puzzle answers Observer crossword puzzle INSIDE HELP Solution in the Sept.26 Keynoter Photo courtesy ASSOCIATED PRESSThis undated photo made available by Science magazine shows tabby cats with the mackerel pattern (top row) and blotched pattern (bottom).Scientists say they've found the gene that sets the common tabby pattern -stripes or blotches.LIVING BRIEFSAnimal Farm is open SundayThe Monroe County Sheriffs Animal Farm is open Sunday between 1 and 3 p.m. Its a good way to spend the day seeing the horses, cow, pigs, goats, bunnies, alligators, tropical birds, kinkajou, sloths, lemur, emu, Patagonian Cavys, tortoises and turtles, snakes and more. Admission is free but donations are welcome. The farm is just off College Road on Stock Island, at the Sheriffs Office headquarters.A Call to Men is rescheduledThe ACall To Men Training Institute, an educational and training conference organized and hosted by the Monroe County Domestic Abuse Shelter, has been rescheduled from Sept. 30-Oct. 2 for Jan. 30 and 31. Its still planned for the DoubleTree Grand Key Resort on South Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West. The conference is designed to educate men on how to educate other men about preventing domestic violence. Participants can be police, schools workers, business owners, individuals anyone. To find out the cost and details, call the shelter at 743-5452.Words wanted for AIDS memorialThe Friends of the Key West AIDS Memorial is seeking submissions of quotes, poetry (original or classic) or other sentiments for its New Expansion Project at the memorial at the White Street Pier. Theyre looking for sayings that will illuminate and inspire, and compliment the current sayings by Lord Alfred Tennyson, Rachel Hadas and Kahlil Gibran. There is space for two new quotes, 20 words or less. Submit them online at www.keywestaids.org or send them to Friends of the AIDS Memorial, P.O. Box 188 Key West, FL33041.


KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday,September 22,2012 Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival The Florida Keys are a haven for birdwatchers in the fall, as thousands of birds wing their way from the north to more hospitable wintering grounds in the south. The 14th annual Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival, set for Tuesday, Sept. 25, through Sunday, Sept. 30, capitalizes on our abundant natural areas to introduce visitors and locals alike to these migrating birds. But even those who havent caught the birding bug will find something to pique their interest during this annual celebration of Keys nature. The six-day festival includes a wide variety of activities from Key Largo to Key West. Signature events include an excursion to Dry Tortugas National Park, guided birding and butterfly walks, wildlife photography workshops, sunset sails, snorkeling, kayaking, bicycling, backcountry boating, an environmental fair and the Florida Keys Hawkwatch. Festival participants will explore many of our natural gems, including the National Key Deer and Crocodile Lake wildlife refuges, Everglades National Park, the Upper Keys backcountry, half a dozen state parks and the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden. The festivals keynote speaker is Bill Thompson III, editor of Bird Watchers Digest and the author of several birding guides, including the The Young Birders Guide to Birds of Eastern North America.Ž Thompson is scheduled to talk Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Murray E. Nelson Government & Cultural Center in Key Largo and Friday, Sept. 28, at the Marathon Garden Club. Hell also lead three birding walks one Friday morning in Key Largo, one Saturday morning on Big Pine Key and a free one for kids Saturday afternoon during the environmental fair at Curry Hammock State Park. The festivals array of activities give even experienced local explorers an opportunity to discover something new as they venture into seldom-trod areas of the Keys accompanied by experts such as Thompson, Key West birding guide Mark Hedden, professional photographers Dick Fortune and Sara Lopez, members of the North American Butterfly Association and many of the Keysown biologists and park rangers. On-the-water activities include immersion in the life of a coral researcher, a study of mangroves and a peek at backcountry bird rookeries. While the festivals timing near the peak of fall migration makes birds its natural focus, Kristie Killam stresses that its not an event designed just for those looking to add to their life list that running total of species prized by birders. We want to entertain and educate and hopefully foster new stewards for the environment,Ž said Killam, who is a park ranger and visitor services director for the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key. Shes leading the small group of dedicated volunteers whove spent much of the last year putting together the festival. Its really all about getting outside and having fun,Ž Killam said, likening the festival to a behindthe-scenes tour of the Keys environment. Its not just about the birds well focus on all the plants and animals that make up our unique Keys habitats.Ž Killam also stressed that its a family-friendly event. In fact, Thompsons talk on Friday night, Sept. 28, will be about helping kids unplug and get back to nature. While a few activities have age limits, most are suited for adults and children alike. New events this year include butterfly walks in Key Largo and Key West, a nature photographyWeek-long event showcases Keys Natural wondersSpecial to LAttitudesBIRDING FESTIVALKeys flyway tops list for Hawkwatch citizen scientistsFlorida Keys Hawkwatch participants will be perched at Curry Hammock State Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Nov. 13, scanning the sky for peregrine falcons, hawks, merlins, kestrels and the like as they head south to more hospitable wintering grounds. Its one of the most effective ways of assessing population trends for a number of different species,Ž said Rafael Galvez, whos organizing the Florida Keys Hawkwatch, a partner of the 14th annual Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival. Raptors migrate during the daytime, so we can see them in action, so to speak.Ž Florida is on a key migration route, or flyway, and because raptors tend to spend as little time as possible over open water, the state park on Little Crawl Key is a great place to count the hundreds „ sometimes thousands „ of birds of prey traversing its air space each day. The Florida Keys Hawkwatch counted nearly 20,000 raptors last year, said Galvez, a Miami resident and Tropical Audubon Society member. This is his second year leading the Keys effort, now more than a decade old. Funding comes from a variety of private sources, including the Audubon chapters in Monroe and Miami-Dade counties. The process of counting them is like taking a snapshot,Ž Galvez said. While the local numbers dont mean much by themselves, they gain context when added to the longrunning Raptor Population Index, which draws numbers from counts happening all over the world. But why raptors? Galvex explains: Theyre on top of several food chains. Any kind of problem at the bottom of the food chain will be strongly felt at the top. It gives us an idea of the health of their stopover sites, their breeding ranges.. Its still a process of analysis thats evolving.Ž Nine-year-old Gabe Cenker has had a love of peregrine falcons, one of the Hawkwatchs target species, ever since he saw a television show about them, said his dad, Dave Cenker. Mom Jennifer is a former classroom teacher who now homeschools Gabe. She remembers the request: Mom, can we get some stuff about pere-Curry Hammock ground zero for spotting raptorsSpecial to LAttitudesBIRDING FESTIVAL Photo by CHAD ANDERSON Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival participants may get a look at one of Americas rarest wading birds,the reddish egret,during the festival,which runs from Tuesday,Sept.25,through Sunday,Sept.30. Photo byTOM WILMERSThe magnificent frigatebird is a year-round resident of the Florida Keys,and birding guide Mark Hedden says participants who go on the Sunday,Sept.30,trip to the Dry Tortugas may actually catch some stragglers there,which is the only spot in North America where they breed. Photo by CHAD ANDERSONA Florida race red-shouldered hawk searches for prey in Everglades National Park.Festival participants have a chance to explore the mainland part of the park during a ranger-led birding walk on Tuesday,Sept.25 See Hawks,5BSee Birding Fest,5B


Saturday,September 22,2012 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com PLUSLOCALS SUMMER LUNCH AND DINNERSPECIALS DAILYLunch Specials Dinner Specials Including Fridays HAPPYHOUR SPECIALS 4-7PM AT THE BAR ONLY!AT BOTH LOCATIONS!DOUBLE YOUR FUN AT BOTHLOCATIONS! COMEBY BOAT! C R A BRACES!LastSundayof the Monthat2:30 PM 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernierbbtheatres.com NOWALLDIGITAL! SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 9/21 Thurs. 9/27€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€ Trouble With the Curve (PG13) 1:45; 4:20; 7:00; 9:35*€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€Finding Nemo (G) 3D 1:30; 6:50; 9:25* 2D 4:05€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€Possession (PG13) 2:05; 4:35; 7:25; 9:40*€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG) 1:40; 4:10; 6:55; 9:30* €€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€2016: Obamas America (PG) 2:00; 4:15; 7:15; 9:30*€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€ Sorry no passes Fri. and Sat. onlyw o r k s h o p i n t h e Ke y De e rRefuge and an educational emphasis on the whitecrowned pigeon, which summers in the Keys and winters in the Caribbean and is under incredible pressure in both locales. Theres also a performance by Florida folk singer Grant Livingston from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, during the environmental fair (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) at Curry Hammock, and a free astronomy program from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Curry by festival organizer Elizabeth Moore, whos a certified NASAscience educator. Naturally, birds often do take center stage. Joy Tatgenhorst, another one of the festivals organizers, explains why the Keys are so special at this time of year. I am just a novice at bird watching, but its the thrill of seeing such delicate creatures that have the ability to migrate for thousands of miles that is such a miracle of nature,Ž she said. They need natural areas in the Keys to stop and feed and rest to continue on such a long journey.Ž Throughout the festival, you can stop by the Florida Keys Hawkwatch, which is headquartered at Curry Hammock State Park from mid-September to mid-November. There, citizen scientists monitor the fall migration of birds of prey in an ongoing effort to gauge the health of their populations. If you want to volunteer, the Hawkwatch crew will teach you how to tell the difference between a broad-winged hawk and a peregrine falcon. If youre interested in volunteering for the daily Hawkwatch, call 305-804-6003 or visit floridakeyshawkwatch.wor dpress.com. And on Sunday, Sept. 30, Hedden and South Florida photographers Dick Fortune and Sara Lopez will lead two separate groups on daylong trips via ferry to the Dry Tortugas, 70 miles out from Key West. Each group is limited to 20 people, but participants are welcome to move back and forth between the birding and photography groups. Fall is actually a great time to visit the Dry Tortugas,Ž Hedden said. The islands, which lie 70 miles west of Key West, are the only breeding grounds in North America for brown noddies, sooty terns, masked boobies and magnificent frigatebirds, and usually there are still stragglers at the fort. It is also a great place to see migrants on their way south, especially raptors such as merlins and peregrine falcons, as well as songbirds. Actually, you never know what will show up.Ž Advance registration is required for many of the events, which may have limits on the number of participants. The festival registration is a $5 onetime fee, with additional costs associated with many of the activities. To download a registration form, visit the festivals website, www.keysbird ingfest.org You should register with Killam at 305872-0774 or flkeysbird fest@gmail.com. The Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival is sponsored in part by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council.Environmental Fair Sept. 29From Birding Fest,4BRegal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. € The Possession (PG-13):1:25,4:25,7:25,9:45 p.m. € Resident Evil:Retribution (R):4:40,10:00 p.m. € Resident Evil:Retribution 3D (R):1:40,7:40 p.m. € Finding Nemo 3D (G):1:20,4:20,7:20,9:55 p.m. € End of Watch (R):1:15,4:15,7:15,9:50p.m. € House at the End of the Street(PG-13):1:30,4:30,7:30,10:00 p.m.€ Trouble with the Curve (2012) (PG-13):1:00,4:00,7:00, 9:50 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St.,Key West,295-9493 € Killer Joe (NC-17):1:30,3:45,6:30,8:30 p.m. € Ice Age:Continental Drift 3D (PG):1:45,6:00 p.m. € The Campaign (R):4:00,8:00 p.m. € Side by Side (NR):2:00,6:15 p.m. € Arbitrage (R):2:00,4:20,6:40,8:45 p.m. € Sleepwalk With Me (NR):4:30,8:15 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 € The Dispensables (NR):Weekdays:7:00,9:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday:2:00 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 € Trouble With the Curve (PG-13):1:45,4:20,7:00,9:35 p.m.€ Finding Nemo (G):4:05 p.m. € Finding Nemo 3D (G):1:30,6:50,9:25p.m. € The Possession (PG-13):2:05,4:35,7:25,9:40 p.m. € The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG):1:40,4:10,6:55, 9:30 p.m. € 2016 Obamas America (PG):2:00,4:15,7:15,9:30 p.m. Keys Movie Timesgrines? And that was the end of the story.Ž Last summer, the Melbourne boy heard about the Florida Keys Hawkwatch and talked his parents into coming down. They camped at the park for five days, and Gabe spent every day on watch. This time, theyll stay for 10 days. Dave and Jennifer had no interest in birds until Gabe got into it. Now its family thing. Every time we go to a birding event, he wonders why there arent more kids,Ž Dave said. Gabes solution was to form the Young Birders of Brevard, a still-fledgling group that meets monthly. He wants other kids to see what he enjoys about it,Ž Dave said. Gabe now has 227 birds on his life list that running total of bird species prized by serious birders. But the peregrine falcon, his spark bird, is still his favorite, because theyre the fastest animal in the world,Ž clocked at more than 200 miles per hour. Gabes favorite memories from last year include being there for the 10,000th bird of the season and the broad-winged hawk daily record. He didnt know how to identify raptors, but Galvez taught him how. The birds are often flying high above the park, so identification depends on things such as silhouette, behavior and wing beats, Gabe explained. A good pair of binoculars is key. He bought his own last year, and hes saving up for a better pair. If only we had more folks like [the Cenkers] coming through, the next generation of Hawkwatch would be assured,Ž Galvez said. Birding and Wildlife Festival participants are welcome to stop by the Hawkwatch to observe, ask questions or join in, he said. And while Galvez is confident that hell have a solid corps of counters this season, he always welcomes more volunteers. The two-monthlong daily routine can be grueling without sufficient help, and the more people the Hawkwatch recruits, the more it can accomplish each season. Keys residents are especially welcome to volunteer at any time for the count, even if theyre only available one day. Alot of hawkwatches have a lot of local folk, and we need to start cultivating that. Little by little, its going to happen,Ž Galvez said. Dont be intimidated by the thought of having to tell the difference between a broad-winged and a red-shouldered hawk. While Galvez and his seasoned counters certainly can help you learn how to do that, there will be plenty of other things to do. Thats the beauty of this citizen science component „ there really is something for everyone to do,Ž Galvez said. Galvez can be reached at 305-804-6003. You can learn more about the Hawkwatch on its website, floridakeyshawk watch.wordpress.com. Something for everyone to doFrom Hawks,4B Photo courtesy JENNIFER CENKERFlorida Keys Hawkwatch organizer Rafael Galvez and Gabe Cenker of Melbourne scan the skies for raptors during last years Hawkwatch at Curry Hammock State Park.Gabes mother,Jennifer Cenker,says her son was Galvezs shadow during their week with the raptor monitoring project in the Middle Keys.Environmental scientist got the camera bugNational Key Deer Refuge biologist Chad Anderson will offer festival participants tips on enhancing their photography skills during his wildlife and nature photography workshop from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the refuge on Big Pine Key. Meet at the visitor center in the Winn-Dixie Shopping Center off Key Deer Boulevard. Bring your camera, binoculars, drinks, and sun, rain and weather protection. The workshop is free with the $5 festival fee, but registration is required. Chad Anderson is a seventh-generation Floridian born in St. Petersburg. The rapid development of Tampa Bay and the surrounding areas pushed him toward a career in environmental science. After years of kayaking and hiking, Anderson decided to start bringing a camera along. Apassion grew instantly. Anderson is the administrator and founder of Florida Conservation Photographers, a nonprofit group dedicated to highlighting conservation issues, supporting science and raising funds for worthy projects. Check out Anderson's photography at www.expos ingfloridaphotography.net .Photo workshop set Sept.27 at Key Deer refuge Special to L'AttitudesBIRDING FESTIVAL Chad Anderson founded the Florida Conservation Photographers. KEYSNET.COM


KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday,September 22,2012 Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife FestivalParticipation in most Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival field trips requires advance registration. Festival registration is a one-time fee of $5; several events have additional costs. Download the registration form at www.keys birdingfest.org, fill it out and contact event coordinator Kristie Killam at 305872-0774 (office), 305-3049625 (mobile) or flkeysbirdfest@gmail.com to ensure your name gets on the list. Tuesday, Sept. 25 € 8-11 a.m.: Everglades Birding Field Trip (mainland). Meet at the Ernest Coe Visitor Center parking lot near the main entrance to the park outside Florida City. Youll drive your own vehicle to several birding habitats, where a ranger will lead walks. Cost is $10 per vehicle to enter park. Registration required. Bring insect repellent, water and sun protection. € 8 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m.: Crocodile Lake Adventure, leaving from Garden Cove Marina, mile marker 106.5 (oceanside). Passengers and kayaks are transported on Out There Kayak Expeditions 26-foot pontoon boat for launching in the secluded bayside habitat for close-up exploration of Americas only crocodile refuge. Cost is $60. Limited to six people. Registration is required. Bring binoculars, cameras and sun protection. Lunch or dinner available at the adjacent Buzzards Roost. Tuesday, Sept. 25, through Saturday, Sept. 29 € 4:30 to 6 p.m.: Ethnobotanical Tour of Tropical Plant Species at the Botanic Gardens at Kona Kai Resort, mile marker 97.8 (bayside). This tour, led by the gardens ethnobotanist, focuses on the interaction between plants and people. Cost is a minimum $15 to the garden. Limited to eight people. Registration is required. Alimited number of discounted rooms are available for festival attendees. Call 800-365-7829. Tuesday, Sept. 25, through Sunday, Sept. 30 € 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Partner Florida Keys Hawkwatch conducts daily monitoring of migration of hawks, falcons, eagles, ospreys and other raptors at Curry Hammock State Park, mile marker 56.1, from Sept. 15 through Nov. 13. Festival participants are encouraged to join them; bring binoculars. Visit flori dakeyshawkwatch.word press.com/. Wednesday, Sept. 26 € 8:30 11:30 a.m.: Keys Habitats & Backcountry Tour, leaving from the Marine Lab, 51 Shoreland Drive, Key Largo, mile marker 103.5 (oceanside). The tour focuses on the importance of mangroves to a healthy marine ecosystem. Tour starts with an overview of the different terrestrial and marine habitats of the Keys and ends with a boat tour of backcountry waters. Cost is $20. Limited to 11 people. Registration is required. Lunch available at the adjacent Hiddenout restaurant. € 9 a.m. to noon: Florida Bay Birding Field Trip, leaving from Marker 88 restaurant at mile marker 88 (bayside). Florida Bay, known locally as the backcountry, is part of the Everglades. Join a park ranger and an Audubon researcher for a guided tour of birding hotspots that include rookeries for spoonbills and white-crowned pigeons. Cost is $20. Limited to six people. Registration is required. Lunch available at the restaurant. (Same trip on Thursday has already sold out.) € 12:45 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Discover Reef Check Snorkel Trip, leaving from the Marine Lab, 51 Shoreland Drive, mile marker 103.5 (oceanside). If you can swim and use a mask, snorkel and fins, you can become a marine biologist for an afternoon. This half-day course allows you to learn how coral reef research is conducted. Cost is $25. Limited to 11 people. Minimum age is 9 years. Registration is required. Lunch or dinner is available at the adjacent Hiddenout restaurant. Thursday, Sept. 27 € 8 to 11 a.m.: Wildlife and Nature Photography Class in the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key. Meet at the visitor center in the Winn-Dixie Shopping Center off Key Deer Boulevard. Join refuge biologist and photographer Chad Anderson as he offers tips for enhancing your skills for photographing nature scenes, wildlife and plants. Registration is required. Bring your camera, binoculars, drinks, and sun, rain and weather protection. Free with $5 event registration. € 8 to 11:30 a.m.: Two Keys Off the Highway, a tour of Lignumvitae and Indian Key state parks, departs from Robbies Marina, mile marker 75.5, (bayside). The islands have geographic proximity, but thats all they have in common because of their geology. Learn how one retained nearly its entire virgin hardwood hammock, while the other became Dade Countys first county seat. Cost is $40. Limited to 14 people. Registration is required. Lunch available at the Hungry Tarpon restaurant. € 1 to 3 p.m.: Botanical and Wildlife Tour of No Name Key. Park Ranger Kristie Killam will lead an exploration of the hardwood hammock, freshwater wetlands, pine rocklands and saltmarsh habitats and the plants and animals that live there. Meet at the National Key Deer Refuge Visitor Center, mile marker 30.3. Free with $5 event registration. Limited to six to 15 people. Bring binoculars, camera, birding guide, sunscreen, insect repellant, hat, water and a snack. Trails may be muddy. € 1 to 3 p.m.: Natural History Walk of Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park, County Road 905, North Key Largo. As development in the Keys followed the railroad, it bypassed this area. When developers eventually turned their shovels to North Key Largo, their goals would meet a different environment. Biologist Susan Sprunt will explain whats in the park, what was almost there and how it was preserved. Free. Limited to 12 people. Registration is required. € 7 to 9 p.m.: Keynote speaker Bill Thompson III, editor of Bird Watchers Digest, presents Perils and Pitfalls of BirdingŽ at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center in Key Largo, mile marker 102, bayside. Thompson says hell offer a humorous narrative about the mistakes, accidents and embarrassing situations hes experienced in his 30-plus years as a bird watcher. Hell offer tips on how the audience can avoid his errors. Cost is $10. Registration is required. Thursday, Sept. 27, through Sunday, Sept. 30 € 5:30 to 8 p.m.: Sunset sail aboard the Jolly II Rover to benefit the Key West Wildlife Center. Learn about the ecology and natural history of the Florida Keys on the traditional sailing vessel docked at the Historic Seaport. Cost is $45 for adults and $25 for children 4 to 12. Limited to 38 people. Reservations at www.schoonerjolly rover.com or 305-3042235. Bring your camera, binoculars, bird guides, sunscreen, water and food. Friday, Sept. 28 € 8 a.m. to noon: Crocodile Lake Adventure, leaving from Garden Cove Marina, mile marker 106.5 (oceanside). Passengers and kayaks are transported on Out There Kayak Expeditions 26-foot pontoon boat for launching in the secluded bayside habitat for closeup exploration of Americas only crocodile refuge. Cost is $60. Limited to six people. Registration is required. Bring binoculars, cameras and sun protection. Lunch or dinner available at the adjacent Buzzards Roost. € 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Join keynote speaker Bill Thompson III, editor of Bird Watchers Digest, for a guided birding ecotour through Dagny Johnson Key Largo Botanical Hammock State Park, mile marker 106 oceanside. Cost is $30. Limited to 20 people. Register by Sept. 24. € 10 a.m. to noon: Birds in the Forest. Docent tours of the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, College Road, Stock Island. Docent tour and birdwatching opportunity at the 15-acre Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, a frostfree, tropical forest boasting 164 species of birds and 52 species of butterflies throughout the year. The walk features hardwood hammocks, freshwater wetlands, butterfly gardens and other unique natural settings. Cost is $10 donation to the garden. Limited to 15. Registration required. € 1 to 3 p.m.: North Key Largo Butterfly Walks ledby Elane Nuehring, Miami Blue Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association, through Carysfort Circle and Crocodile Lake Butterfly Garden, County Road 905, North Key Largo. Cost is $5. Limited to 12 people. Registration required. € 1 to 4 p.m.: Tour of Windley Key Fossil Reef Fossil Reef Geological State Park, mile marker 84.9 (bayside). This tour focuses on the fossilized coral reef that is the foundation of Keys and the ecosystems that thrive atop this rock. The relatively high elevation of this part of the elevated reef provided quarryrock for building not only Flaglers railroad but also the Dade County Courthouse in Miami. Free. Park entrance fee is waived. Limited to 14 people. Registration required. € 6 to 9 p.m.: Festival reception, sponsored by Friends and Volunteers of Refuges, in the Marathon Garden Club at mile marker 49.9, bayside. Keynote speaker Bill Thompson III presents No Child Left Inside: Birds as a Doorway to Nature.Ž Refreshments and hors doeuvres will be served and Thompson will be available to sign his books. Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for students 22 and younger. Kids under 6 are free. Seating is limited to 100. Saturday, Sept. 29 € 8 to 11 a.m.: Guided Birding Walk on National Key Deer Refuge with keynote speaker Bill Thompson III. Meet at the refuge visitor center, off U.S. 1 at mile marker 30.3. Cost is $30 person, payable that day. Limited to 20 people. Registration required. € 10 a.m. to noon: Butterflies at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, 601 Howard England Way, Key West. Led by Dennis Olle of the Miami Blue Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association. Cost is $5. Limited to 12 people. Registration required. € 10 a.m. to noon: Birds in the Forest. Docent tours of the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, College Rd., Stock Island. Tour and birdwatching opportunity at the 15acre Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, a frost-free, tropical forest boasting 164 species of birds and 52 species of butterflies throughout the year. The walk features hardwood hammocks, freshwater wetlands, butterfly gardens and other unique natural settings. Cost is $10 donation to the garden. Limited to 15. Registration required. €10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Family-friendly environmental fair at Curry Hammock State Park, mile marker 56.6. There will be hands-on activities for kids, a guided beach hike, self-guided kayak tours, live Florida wildlife from Everglades Outpost and a scavenger hunt. Visit dozens of booths sponsored by local resource agencies, nonprofit groups and local artists. Admission is free. Sponsored by the Friends of Islamorada Area State Parks. No registration required. € 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Bill Thompson III will lead a free childrens birding walk at Curry Hammock. Limited to 15 kids. (Parents also welcome.) Registration required. € 2 to 4 p.m.: Butterflies at the Forest, led by Dennis Olle of the Miami Blue Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association at the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, 5210 College Rd., Stock Island. Cost is $5. Limited to 12 people. Registration required. € 5:30 to 8 p.m.: Capturing Birds and Wildlife Through The Lens,Ž by South Florida photographers Dick Fortune and Sara Lopez. Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, Stock Island. Wine and cheese social starts at 5:30; program is at 6:30. Hosted by the garden and Florida Keys Audubon. Cost is $10. € 7 to 9 p.m.: Astronomy with NASASolar System Educator Elizabeth Moore at Curry Hammock State Park. Take a journey through the fall night sky and discuss how birds use the sun and stars to navigate during migration. Afterward, there will be time to view objects and constellations present in the night sky. Feel free to bring telescopes, binoculars, folding chairs and insect repellent. Free. No registration required. Saturday, Sept. 29, and Sunday, Sept. 30 € 11 a.m.: Behind the Scene Tour of Clinic and Aviaries at the Key West Wildlife Center, 1801 White St., Key West. Abehindthe-scenes look at the clinic, aviaries and grounds of a working wildlife center. Free, but donations welcome. Limited to 20 people. Registration required. Sunday, Sept. 30 € 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.: All-day birding excursion to Dry Tortugas National Park. Choose to accompany Florida Keys birder and ecotour guide Mark Hedden or wildlife photographers Dick Fortune and Sara Lopez or split time between them. Limit 20 people in each group. Festival fee is $25. Registration required. Ferry passage cost depends on residency and whether you have a Federal Lands pass. Make reservations on the Yankee Freedom at 305-294-7009. € 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Curry Hammock Pedal and Paddle. Meet at the kayak launch at Curry Hammock State Park for a leisurely 4mile paddle around Little Crawl and Deer Keys, then to a beach for a short cleanup. Kayak rentals available or bring your own. At 1:30, meet at the nature trail parking area across U.S. 1 from the park entrance for an 8-mile pedal along the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail. Bring your own bike and helmet. Join the paddle, the pedal or both. Pack a lunch. Park fee waived, but theres a $10 donation to the festival for the pedal or paddle or $15 for both. Reserve a spot with Monica Woll at 305-853-3571.CALENDAR OF EVENTS Photo byTOM WILMERSA male white-crowned pigeon takes flight from a tree.The species,which summers in the Keys and winters in the Caribbean,will be an educational focus of the festival.Folks who go on the guided walks through the National Key Deer Refuge will learn more about this unique species. Redstart, warbler, herons and more . We asked festival organizers and local birders what species they were seeing, or expecting to see, in the Keys this fall. We also asked for some good birding spots. Thomas Sweets of the Key West Wildlife Center keeps an eye on the park around the facility, which is going to offer some behind-the-scenes tours during the Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival. His list, which grows each day, is as follows: oven bird, American redstart, prairie warbler, pine warbler, black and white warbler, northern waterthrush, coopers hawk, yellow-crowned night herons, whitecrowned pigeon, upland sandpiper, barn swallows, chuck wills widow, green heron and magnificent frigatebird. Festival organizer Joy Tatgenhorst shared a few of her favorite birding spots: Curry Hammock provides plenty of birding habitat. I have seen many indigo buntings on the drive into the park. Across the highway on the bayside, there is some good habitat for the hawks that coming through.Ž Crane Hammock in Marathon has been full of warblers, and last week she saw redstarts and palm warblers. Have you noticed those fast-moving acrobats along U.S. 1? Those are the barn swallows. Watch them cut and swoop during flight and still catch bugs.Ž The National Key Deer Refuges Kristie Killam: In the woods, look for all sorts of migrating warblers, grey kingbirds, white-crowned pigeons, cardinals and the black-whiskered vireo. Along the shore, there will be frigatebirds, white ibis, herons (green, little blue, night herons, great blue, great white, Wundermans), egrets (great, snowy), kingfishers, all species of migrating shorebirds, peregrine falcons, osprey, merlins and kestrels. Around the tide pools, look for egrets, ibis, herons, roseate spoonbill and black-necked stilts. In open fields and pine rocklands, spot some swallow-tailed kites, northern harriers and hawks „ short-tailed, broad-winged, coopers and sharp-shinned. Near mangroves, expect to see prairie warblers and maybe mangrove cuckoos, and in the freshwater ponds, look for blue-winged teals. Marathon science educator Elizabeth Moore: Shorebirds are easy to observe, and there are quite a few winter visitors worth noting: longbilled dowitchers, willets, black-bellied plovers, ruddy turnstones and black skimmers. A favorite place to do some shoreline birding is the east end (Oceanside) of Ohio Key bridge at low tide when there are lots of available food sources exposed for the shorebirds. The best place to see the raptors is at Curry Hammock S tate Park.„Special to LAttitudes


Saturday,September 22,2012 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com Events Calendar Florida Keys Hawkwatch ,Sept.15-Nov.13 National Key Deer Refuge Guided Walk ,Friday Sept.14th. Long Beach Trash Cleanup ,Saturday Sept 15th. Cleanup at the National Key Deer Refuges Long Beach area of Big Pine Key Garden Cove County Park Cleanup ,Saturday Sept 15th. Cleanup at Garden Cove County Park in Key Largo.Core Event Dates T uesday Sept. 25th 2012 Everglades Birding Field Trip Everglades National Park,8:00 … 11:00 am $10 per vehicle fee Crocodile Lake Adventure Garden Cove Marina,MM106.5,oceanside. Two trips today.8:00-12:00 am & 1:00-5:00 pm. Cost:$60 includes boat ride & kayak use. Ethnobotanical Tour of Tropical Plant Species Where:The Botanic Gardens at Kona Kai Resort,MM 97.8 When:Multi Day opportunity/Tuesday through Saturday, September 25th through September 29th: 4:30pm … 6:00pm.Optional tour Sunday,September 30th: 4:30pm … 6:00pm.W ednesday Sept. 26th 2012 Keys Habitats & Backcountry Tour Marine Lab,51 Shoreland Dr.,Key Largo,MM103.5,oceanside. From 8:30 … 11:30 Cost:$20 Limited to 11 people. Florida Bay Birding Field Trip Marker 88 Restaurant,MM 88,bayside. 9:00 … 12:00 Cost:$20 Discover Reef Check Snorkel Trip Marine Lab,51 Shoreland Dr.,Key Largo,MM103.5,oceanside. 12:45 … 5:00 Cost:$25Thursday Sept. 27th 2012 Wildlife and Nature Photography Class 8:00 am-11:00 am,Free with $5 Event registration. MM 30.3 bayside,National Key Deer Refuge Visitor Center. Two Keys Off the Highway Robbies Marina,MM 75.5,Lower Matecumbe Key bayside. From 8:00 … 11:30 Cost:$40. Florida Bay Birding Field Trip 2nd day added Marker 88 Restaurant,MM 88,bayside. 9:00 … 12:00 Cost:$20,Limited to 6 people each trip. Botanical and Wildlife Tour of No Name Key National Key Deer Refuge Visitor Center,Big Pine Key,mm 30.3 1:00pm-3:00 pm.Free with $5 Event Registration. Natural History Walk of Dagny Johnson KL Hammock Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park, CR 905,North Key Largo. From 1:00 … 3:00 Cost:Free.Limited to 12 people. Bill Thompson III Perils and Pitfalls of BirdingŽ Join Bill for a presentation location pending,see website Thursday September 27th, 7pm … 9:00 pm,$10/personFriday Sept. 28th 2012 Keynote Speaker Guided Walk Join Bill Thompson III,editor of Bird Watchers Digest for a guided birding ecotour through Dagny Johnson Key Largo Botanical Hammock State Park,MM 106 Oceanside. 9:30-11:30 am,must RSVP by Sept.24th,no pay at the door. Cost:$30/person,limit 20 Crocodile Lake Adventure Garden Cove Marina,MM106.5,oceanside. 8:00-12:00 am ,Cost:$60 includes boat ride & kayak use. Birds in the Forest/ Docent Tours of the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden Where:Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden,MM 4, College Road,Stock Island (one island east of Key West) When:10:00 am12:00 Cost:$10. North Key Largo Butterfly Walks Carysfort Circle and Crocodile Lake Butterfly Garden, CR 905,North Key Largo. Led by Linda Evans and Mary Rose,Miami Blue Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association From 1:00 … 3:00 Cost:$5.Limited to 12 people. Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Tour MM 84.9,bayside.From 1:00 … 4:00 pm Cost:Free,and Park entrance fee is waived. Official Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival Opening Reception … sponsored by Friends And Volunteers Of Refuges (FAVOR) Bill Thompson III Presentation No Child Left Inside-Birds as a Doorway to NatureŽ At the Marathon Garden Club,MM 49.9 on US 1,gulfside Time :6 … 9 pm. Cost:$20/person includes a full dinner and drinks, kids under 22 $10,kids under 6 are free Saturday Sept. 29th 2012 Guided Birding walk on National Key Deer Refuge Join our Keynote Speaker Bill Thompson III out on the Refuge When:8 am … 11 am,MM 30.3 (meet and drive to location) Where:Meet at the National Key Deer Refuge visitor center. Cost:$ 30/person Butterflies at the Fort Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, 601 Howard England Way,Key West. Led by Dennis Olle of the Miami Blue Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association. From 10:00 … 12:00 Cost:$5.Limited to 12 people. Birds in the Forest (and other neat stuff too!) Where:Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden,MM 4 College Road,Stock Island (just east of Key West) When:10:00 am-12:00 Cost:$10 donation to Garden Butterflies at the Forest Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, 5210 College Rd. Led by Dennis Olle of the Miami Blue Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association. From 2:00 … 4:00 Cost:$5.Limited to 12 people. Key West Wildlife Center: Behind the Scene Tour of Clinic and Aviaries 1801 White St,Key West Sat.and Sun.,11:00am (1hr),maximum 20 people,no pets Cost:Free,Donations greatly appreciated Jolly II Rover and the Key West Wildlife Center benefit for Key West Wildlife Center Jolly II Rover,631 Greene St,at the Historic Seaport Thursday,Sept.27th thru 30th All dates at 5:30 pm-8:00pm Cost :$45.00 for adults,$25 4-12 yrs,and infants free.All Day Family Friendly Event at Curry Hammock State ParkFree for all!ENVIRONMENTAL FAIR/FAMILY DAY… sponsored by the Friends of Islamorada Area State Parks Free,fun-filled day at Curry Hammock SP,mile marker 56.6, Event hours 10am-3pm Fun for people of all ages,including kids and kids-at-heart! Hands-on ActivitiesGuided beach hike and self-guided kayak toursLive Florida wildlife with Everglades OutpostParticipate in our scavenger hunt … win a free Birding Fest t-shirt (while supplies last).Visit dozens of booths sponsored by local resource agencies,non-profit organizations,and local artists, including; FWCs touch tank,Florida Keys Astronomy Club, Home Depot and Bahia Hondas puppet show.Live musicby Grant Livingston,Florida Folk Singer 11:00-2:00 Free Kids Birding Walk led by our Keynote Speaker 1:30-2:30 Free Evening Astronomy Program with NASA Solar System Educator,Elizabeth Moore 7:00-9:00pm ,Free to all,no registration required. Curry Hammock State ParkCapturing Birds and Wildlife Nature Photography Presentation,Through the LensŽGalleryWhere:Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden,MM4, College Road,Stock Island 5:30 pm 8:00 Cost:$10,includes wine and cheese socialSunday Sept. 30th 2012 Special Sunday Field Trip! On Sunday,join us for an all-day birding excursion to Dry Tortugas National Park.This trip boards at 7:30 AM in Key West and returns around 5 PM.Participants need to make their own ferry reservations on the Yankee Freedom,305-294-7009.The festival fee is $25,ferry additional Curry Hammock Pedal and Paddle Curry Hammock State Park (Mile Marker 56 Oceanside) Overseas Heritage Trail Key West Wildlife Center: Behind the Scene Tour of Clinic and Aviaries 1801 White St,Key West Saturday and Sunday,11:00am (1hr),max.20 people,no pets Cost:Free,Donations greatly appreciated14th Annual Florida Keys Birding & Wildlife FestivalSeptember 25 through 30,2012 1National Key Deer Refuge 2FAVOR-Florida Keys 3Monroe County Recycling 4Monroe County Extension Service 5Dolphin Research Center 6Mosquito Control 7Friends of Old Seven 8Everglades National Park 9John Pennekamp & Dagny Johnson State Parks 10Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary 11Sanctuary Friends 12Reef Relief 13Fl Keys Isaac Walton League 14Still Available! 15Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) 16Florida Forest Service 17Still Available! 18Hawks Cay Pavillion 1 SeaScience and Astronomy Club Pavillion 2 Home Depot Pavillion 3 Bahia Honda State Park Pavillion 4 Everglades OutpostBooth V endor Booth V endor See website for full details www.keysbirdingfest.org (305) 872-0774 during business hours(305) 304-9625 Cell


KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday,September 22,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+:Ž CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN A d# 188727 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO: 11-0087-CPP IN RE: ESTATE OF AMBER RACHELLE KOGELIS Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Petition for Summary A dministration of the estate of AMBER RACHELLE KOGELIS, deceased, File Number 11-0087-CPP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 88820 Overseas Highway, Plantation Key, Florida 33070. The names and addresses of the petitioner and his attorney are set forth below. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER 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 including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is September 15, 2012. RAMON A. CUE, ESQ. Florida Bar No. 691453 2600 S. Douglas Road, PH-8 Coral Gables, FL 33134 T(305) 604-6335 MICHELLE M. GADACY Co-Personal Representative 226 Vera Road Bristol, CT 06010 VICTOR KOGELIS Co-Personal Representative 257 Sunset Drive Islamorada, FL33036 Published September 15, 22, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 198161 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2012-CP-056-M Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF JACK E. BUCHANAN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Jack E. Buchanan, deceased, whose date of death was August 11, 2012, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-5560, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Monroe County Branch Courthouse, 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050. The estate is testate and the date of the decedents Will and any codicils are March 30, 2006. 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 the 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 September 22, 2012. Personal Representative: Georgette Buchanan 1580 52nd Street Gulf Marathon, FL 33050 Attorney for Personal Representative: James J. Dorl, Esq., Attorney Florida Bar No. 618403 JAMES J. DORL, P.A. Suite 12 First Professional Centre 5701 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050 Telephone: (305) 743-6565 Facsimile: (305) 743-4143 Published September 22, 29, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 168239 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2012-DR-625-K Division: Family WILMER ALEXANDER RIVERA, Petitioner, and CARMELINA SARDELA A ROCHE, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PETITION TO DETERMINE PATERNITY AND FOR OTHER RELIEF TO: CARMELINA SARDELA A ROCHE 7 NL Street, Lake Worth, FL 33460 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to determine paternity and for other related relief has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on WILMER RIVERA C/O SAMUEL J. KAUFMAN, ESQ, whose address is 3130 NORTHSIDE DRIVE, KEY WEST, FL 33040 on or before October 3, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 500 WHITEHEAD STREET, KEY WEST, FL 33040, before service on 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 lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: 08-24-12 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Marislady Lopez, Deputy Clerk Published September 1, 8, 15, 22, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 195381 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 10/03/2012 9:00:00 AM at 111 US Highway 1 # 107, Key West, FL 33040 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All sales are final L9NTEACT3C1007261 2012 TAOI 1C3CCBCB2CN201343 2012 CHRYSLER ZD4PKU1045S000081 2005 APRI Published September 22, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 198156 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 10/05/2012, 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. GLA94774M79B 1979 GLA 1 KNDJD733935075536 2003 KIA UNK UNK trailer Published September 22, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 198159 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on September 27, 2012 beginning at 3:00 p.m. in the Conference Room, The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Key West, Florida, a meeting will be held of the SELECTION COMMITTEE for the project of THE SALE/PURCHASE/LEASE OF THE "HICKORY HOUSE" PROPERTY STOCK ISLAND, KEY WEST MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA The selection committee will evaluate the proposals received in response to the Request for Proposals issued for the above 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 Natileene W. Cassel, Assistant County Attorney, 1111 12th Street, Suite #408, Key West, FL 33040 by phoning (305) 292-3470 or via email to cassel -nat@monroecounty-fl.gov ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to p articip pate 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 18th day of September, 2012. DANNY L. KOLHAGE, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published September 22, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 198160 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE AUCTION FOR TOWING AND STORAGE LIEN IN ACCORDANCE TO FLORIDA STATUE SECTION 713.78 TO BE HELD ON 10/05/2012 AT 8:00 A.M. BY ADVANCED MARINE TOWING RECOVERY & SALVAGE INC., 55 TRANSYLVANIA AVE, KEY LARGO, FL 33037 FOR THE FOLLOWING: HULL ID: 36PL8040 MAKE: UNF Published September 22, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Malti Poo Puppies 8 wks old. 1 male, cream.1 female, beige. Has 1st shots. Asking $300/ea. Parents on premises. 305-942-6434Generator15,000Watt with electricstart.16gfueltank, Worksperfect$1500Thisisa monster305-305-7139 pmuniz02@hotmail.comSCHWINN FITNESS 430 Eliptical $800.00. 30% off original cost. Brand new no delivery, you must be able to move. (305) 393-1259 PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. WILL TRADE 2/1.5 MTN TOP home w/7.4 acres, secluded woods, cool! in S.W. VA, for home on water from MM23MM33. Details 321-961-0440KEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. $15,000. Owner financing available. Lot rent $500/mo. 305-522-58411/1 N. KEY LARGO Tile, quiet neighborhood. Water & yd. service incl. $850/mo. + $500 sec. dep. Yrly. (305) 394-1150 or laak@terranova.netMarathon 3/2,SombreroBch, 2500sqft,canal,dock, porches,enclsdstorageunder. Unfrnshd,nosmokersorpets. F/L/S.$2,500305-906-0350 2b/1bHomeMarathonMM54 onCanal 17ftdock,Fenced yard,largeshed,Washer dryer,CentralA/C$1500month MilitaryorGovdiscount305305-7139 pmuniz02@hotmail.com2 BR / 1 BA MM 92 B/S Tavernier W/D, large yard. $1300 / mo. F/L/S Call (305) 852-8802 2BR / 2BA MM 106 B/S Canalfront, ocean access, tiki hut. Fully furn. $1700 / mo. + util. F/L/S Call (305) 393-5811. 3 BR / 2 BA MM 102 O/S On canal with nice view, wrap around balcony, jacuzzi tub, all util incl. + Sat. TV. $1600 / mo. Call (305) 303-9889. 3BR / 2 BA MM 92 O/S Top flr. of stilt home. Near Harry Harris Pk. $1500. Can incl. lower effcy. if desired. Pets OK. Call (305) 962-9639 BPKLong Term Rental Spacious 2/2 house on beautiful boating canal. Direct access to Ocean. MM29. $1795/mo. 215-431-4931 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 MARATHON 2/2 Unfurnished house for rent. New kitchen & appliances. W/D. Small pet OK. $1400/mo F/L/S. 305-731-0046 Marathon outstanding, laid back 3/2 in Layton. Motherin-law unit dwnstrs. Deep water dockage, $2200/mo F/L/S. Barbara, CBSRE 289-6499 2BR / 2 BA & 1 BR / 1 BA MM 88.5, Plantation Villas. No smoking, no pets. 2 BR is $1100/mo. 1 BR $950. F/L/S. Call Eric 305-393-3706. Agent. A MOVE IN NOW from $275 week. MARATHON. Weekly or monthly. fully furn. All utilities, cable & free WI FI included. 305-289-0800 DUCK KEY WATERFRONT condo 1br, 1ba, fully furnished. No pets or smokers. $1050/mo, annual lease. 239-896-4099Key Largo Landings of Largo 2/2 condo, furnished or unfurnished. 2 pools, marina, boat ramp, tennis courts, large carport. $1395/mo incl cable. Avail now. 954-214-1751 MARATHON 1/1 duplex, tile flrs, patio. Util. inc. $1200/mo F/S. Studio apt., tileflrs, new A/C, storage. Util. inc. $950/ mo. F/S. A Key Real Estate 872-4144. *Se Habla Espanol*MARATHON Half duplex oceanfront, 2/2, tile, remodeled kitchen, W/D. Impact resistant windows. Covered parking. $1645/mo. 786-529-81212BR / 2BA KEY LARGO VILLAGE 2 marinas, private beach, courtyard w/ hot tub & outside kit. Oct. Apr. mthly. $1700/mo. Call Dino at (954) 647-2576.1 BR / 1 BA APT. MM 92 B/S $750 / mo. F/L/S Sorry, no pets. Call 305-451-4555 1 BR / 1 BA MM 91 B/S Plantation Key Colony Fenced yard, pets OK. $850 / mo. F/L/S. Call (305) 451-4555 2BR / 2 BA BEAUTIFULLY furn. in Venetian Shores. Stainless steel & granite, canal. $2200 / mo. Incl. util. and dockage. Also 2 BR / 1 BA $1800. Call (305) 394-7818. Agent. Big Pine Furn effcy, 1 person. Private entrance, fenced, patio, deck. Clean, quiet. Utils, Direct TV incl. No smoke/pets. Refs & a job. $700/mo. 305-395-0743 MARATHON 1 BR, 1 BR, apartment. Close to everything! Unfurnished. Call for details. 305-797-9132. 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 MARATHON Efficiency. Tiled floors, big yard. $600/mo + utilities. 305-797-9132 MM102 1 BR / 1 BA Furn. downstairs apt. Incl. elec. & water. No smoking / no pets, $850 /mo. F/S (305) 904-8866 or (305) 970-4344 RV LOT FOR RENT In very nice Keys RV park in Marathon. Full hookup. $500/mo, + util. FREE WiFi, and cable TV. 305-731-5042 RV LOTS FOR RENT Docks Avail. Islamorada Bayside, MM 81.5. Full hook-ups. Weekly, Seasonal, Annual. Call 305-393-3377 KEY LARGO Mobile Home for rent. 3 BR, 1 BA, partially furnished. $900/Mo. F/L/S. 1(305)382-4350, please call between 5 p.m.-9 p.m. MARATHON 1 BR, 1 BA Unfurnished, parking in yard. $650/mo. + $300 deposit. All utilities included with cable. 239-223-8137 MARATHON 2BR 1BA Clean. On large lot. Tile floors. 473 W. 105th Street. $950/mo + utils. First/Last. 305-295-6432 TAVERNIER / KEY LARGO 1 BR mobile home on large fenced lot. Good oceanside neighborhood. $600 / mo. + util. F/L/S. 305-898-6065 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 Classified Sales Rep.Applicants must possess excellent phone & computer skills.Accuracy, creativity and skillful multi-tasking desired.Strong sales background required.This is a full-time position. Monday Friday. Competitive salary plus commission. Paid vacation & holidays.SEND RESUME T O: Classified Position PO Box 500158 Marathon,FL 33050 or e-mail: kbryan@keynoter.com No phone calls,please. EOE/DFWP RV LOTS FOR RENT 603-918-3235 Keys Oceanfront Park Marathon Boat Ramp, Docks Available October May 3 Month Minimum CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551


Saturday,September 22,2012 9B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+:Ž 100196427-012,346 SF BUILT-OUT MEDICAL OFFICE Immeditely adjacent to Mariners Hospital! Great location to start, relocate or expand your practice. Commodore Realty Inc. Nicole Christodoulou Nicole@CommodoreRealty.com 305-365-2600 X 40 600 SF TURN-KEY CREAMERY IN TAVERNIER! Next to 5 Screen Cineplex. Ideal location to start, relocate or expand your Business. Nicole Christodoulou Nicole@CommodoreRealty .com 305-365-2600 X 40 HEART OFMARATHON Retail or Office.1000 sq ft. Next to Publix, the new Walgreens and marina. 561-743-3745 KEY LARGO MM 100.5 WAREHOUSE/RETAIL SPACES. Multi-size units available. Call Donna 305-743-6341 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 MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542Groundskeeper/Light Maintenance person Must speak English. Apply in person ONLY: Hawks Nest, 1 Kyle Way South, Marathon. Drug Free Work Place. EOE. Dolphin Research Center has a full-time position for an IT Technical Specialist. Successful candidate will have good problem solving skills, working knowledge of MS Office/Windows OS, a pleasant attitude and ability to work well with others. Must be able to lift 30 pounds. Weekends required. Benefits include medical insurance, 401(k), vacation and paid holidays. Job description available at www.dolphins.org. E-mail your resume to drc-hr@dolphins.org EOE BILLINGSPECIALIST ELECTRICALCONTRACTOR lookingforsecretary/billing specialistmustknow quickbooks305-481-7182Working foreman and carpenters needed. Work located from Marathon to Key West. call 872-2100 Watersports Attendant F/T for busy co. in Islamorada Must be hardworking & dependable. Weekends & valid DL a must! 305-896-2915 EXPERIENCED DENTAL ASST. M Th. Radiology Certificate a must, expanded functions a plus. Salary commensurate with exp. Fax resume to (305) 664-0694 with ref. or call (305) 664-0652. Drug Free Workplace. THE GUIDANCE/ CARE CENTER, INC. Is looking for a Child Psychiatrist To provide medical services to children at four locations throughout Monroe county. We offer a competitive salary. For additional information contact Val Candy at: valerena.candy@ westcare.com or call 305-434-7660 ext 31209 EEOC/DFWP Coupleto manage medium size Upper Keys resort. Computer skills reqd. Apartment, salary & benefits. Send Resume to Attn Craig, The Reporter, PO Box 1197, Tavernier, Fl 33070. ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! COOKS WAITSTAFF PREP PERSONS. Apply at Brutus Seafood, 6950 O/S Hwy Marathon or call 743-9181 WOW LOOK !!! Jo Ann Cook Broker / OwnerRE/MAX Marathon Vacation Real Estate10055 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL33050 Direct: (305) 360-7968 Office: (305) 735-4095 joanninthekeys@gmail.com marathonvacationrealestate.comEach Office Independently Owned and Operated Clara MayetteREALTOR, GRI5800 Overseas Highway-Suite 17 Marathon,Florida 33050Cell: 305-395-2095clara@ExitFloridaKeys.com www.ExitFloridaKeys.com REALTORS € Key Largo MM 99Free standing bldg. N & S bound access & drive thru. $599,000 or lease€ Key LargoOceanfront Rest/Bar, totally renovated 150 seats & boat docks $699,000€ Islamorada BentleysFree standing7,977 SF bldg. 180 seats & parking $995,000€ Islamorada 86751 Old HwyFenced 2/3 Arcres, 2,250 SF bldg. Comm.zoning $499,000€ Looe Key ResortForeclosure, 24 hotel units, Bar/Rest w/ 6-COPLiquor License, Dive shop & charters. Bring offers! $4,200,000€ 6-COPLiquor LicenseNo restrictions. Valid in all Monroe County $475,000 FloridaKeysCommercial.com Curtis SkompSr. Commercial Agent Coldwell Banker Commercial292.7441 Office 304.0084 Cell Search all COM properties For Sale in Monroe County! Hospitality Happens Here!POSITIONS A V AILABLE: € Guest Service Agent Previous Bank,office or Hospitality experience a plus!€ Maintenance / Shampoo Person € Housekeeping SupervisorMinimum one year experience in relevant supervisor position.€ PartTime Bartender € Slips Available for RentCould use for charter fishing,party boat,kite boarding or scuba diving.Apply in person: 1688 Overseas Hwy.,Marathon MM 48.2 BaysideEqual Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace Make BIG $$$$Bartender, Dancers Servers & SecurityHousing availableMonday SaturdayCall Mr Ford664-4335 WOODYS MM82 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 Islamorada Resort looking for night watchman / guest servicesQualified individuals should have professional appearance, excellent people skills and be able to perform walking patrols. This is a full time position. Applications are available at 123 Beach Rd. Islamorada. Or, fax resume to (305) 664-4242, email to mooringsmike@gmail.com T rail Maintenance Rangers The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP),Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail (FKOHT),is seeking 2 Trail Maintenance Rangers to perform trail maintenance and operational duties along 106 mile bike/multiuse path throughout the Keys.Ability to operate and maintain landscaping and miscellaneous field equipment needed. Ability/skill to operate and pull trailers a must.Duties to include,but not limited to,mowing,cleaning and maintaining trail,and daily trash pickup.Trail Rangers will work independently at times and with co-workers.Position requires daily contact with co-workers,community,and recreational trail users.Reporting location Key Largo and Marathon.Work area is from Key Largo to Key West.Applicants must be suited to the high cost of living in the Florida Keys.Extensive driving requires valid Florida drivers license.The State of Florida supports a drug-free workplace.All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with State Statues.This is a non-benefit position.It is an outside,4day work week of 10 hour days. Some weekends and evenings may be required.Must submit State of Florida job application … a pplicants should indica te on F ront pa ge of a pplica tion under section, P osition A pplied for: Counties of InterestŽ whether interest is for Key Largo reporting loca tion or Mara thon reporting loca tion ,(resume may be attached but is not required) to:,or mail to 3 La Croix Court,Key Largo,FL 33037,or fax 305-853-3574. For more information call 305-853-3571.Deadline for receipt of applications is Tuesday,October 2,2012,4:00 p.m. No phone calls please. Apply in person at: MM 92.5 500 Burton Dr.,Suite 5216 Tavernier,FL 33070 We are an Equal Opportunity EmployerP/T Night Auditor F/T Front Desk/Night Auditor F/T Inventory/Carpet Cleaner F/T HousemanMust be able to work weekends & holidays Previous experience preferred Now accepting applications for:Executive Housekeeper PBX Operator Front DeskWe 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: Apremiere resort in Islamorada is interviewing for the following positionThe selected candidate will enjoy a friendly work place where smiles are part of the uniform, competitive wages and an excellent benefits pkg.Apply in person MM 83.5Maintenance Local resident only. Experience preferred. € Key Largo MM 99Free standing bldg. N & S bound access & drive thru. $599,000 or lease€ Key LargoOceanfront Rest/Bar, totally renovated 150 seats & boat docks $699,000€ Islamorada BentleysFree standing7,977 SF bldg. 180 seats & parking $995,000€ Islamorada 86751 Old HwyFenced 2/3 Arcres, 2,250 SF bldg. Comm.zoning $499,000€ Looe Key ResortForeclosure, 24 hotel units, Bar/Rest w/ 6-COPLiquor License, Dive shop & charters. Bring offers! $4,200,000€ 6-COPLiquor LicenseNo restrictions. Valid in all Monroe County $475,000 FloridaKeysCommercial.com Curtis SkompSr. Commercial Agent Coldwell Banker Commercial292.7441 Office 304.0084 Cell Search all COM properties For Sale in Monroe County! Positions available atGuidance/Care Center,Inc. €SUBSTANCEABUSECOUNSELOR-Key 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.€INPATIENTUNITCOORDINATOR-Crisis Stabilization & Detoxification Marathon The F/T exempt,salaried position with full benefits requires a Florida Licensed RN with 2 years of relevant clinical experience as well as 3 years supervisory/ administrative experience.Submit resume with cover letter outlining salary requirements.€ADULTCASEMANAGER-Key West F/T Bachelors in Human Services field required.Bi-lingual Spanish desirable€DRIVER-MarathonPart-time/per diem,3 yearsclean driving record.Valid CDL license with passengerendorsement. Healthcare coverage,401 with match and retirement plan. Please send resumes with cover letter to humanresources@villagesouth.com .EEOC/DFWP


KeysNet.com Keynoter 10B Saturday,September 22,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+:Ž 100198112-01DAIRY QUEEN, TAVERNIER is now accepting applications for all positions! Must be able to work nights & weekends. A pply in person or at: fkrm/careers.comEXPERIENCED HELP ONLY Breakfast Cook Prep Cook, Line Cook Host/Hostess Waitstaff Bartender Bus Person Front of House Managers Apply in person: Sunset Grille & Raw Bar, 7 Knights Key Blvd, Marathon.Keys Fisheries is looking for experienced line cooks. F/T and P/T positions available. Good pay and benefits. Apply in person at end of 35th St., Marathon, FL. DFWP, EEO. TAVERNIERDAIRY QUEEN now accepting applications for a Restaurant Manager! F/T, must be able to work nights & weekends. Apply in person or at: fkrm/careers.comDolphin Research Center has a FT opening for a Physical Plant & Equipment Specialist: Duties may include, but not limited to: Assist in construction projects, attend to electrical, plumbing and automotive needs, assist with maintenance of DRC buildings, equipment, vehicles and boats. Candidate must have general handy-man skills and be able to work outdoors in the Florida heat. Must have a clean driving record. Benefits include medical insurance, 401(k) vacation and paid holidays. Job description available at www.dolphins.org. E-mail your resume to drc-hr@dolphins.org. EXPERIENCED PAINTERS Upper & Middle Keys, must have transportation & valid license. Salary depends upon qualifications. 305-664-8402 WORK ON THE OCEAN Cabana Breezes now hiring MAINTENANCE Exp. reqd. Call 743-4443 ask for April or Mike or apply in person, KCB MONROE COUNTY B.O.C.C. MAINTENANCE WORKER, PARKS & BEACHES, PLANTATION KEY $12,972.96 $18,159.96 / 21 H.P.W. High School Diploma or G.E.D.; 1 to 2 yrs exp.; Fl. Drivers License VET PREF AVAIL ; E.O.E. Deadline -Open Until filled; 292-4557; hr@monroecounty-fl.gov Drivers: $2,000.00 Sign-On Bonus! Top Pay, Benefits, Miles, Great Home-Time & More! Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-4854FoodConsultant Joinour FloridaTeamasaconsultant. GreatCommissions,bonuses, extras.Emailforfurther information. FLFoodConsult@gmail.comor call772-419-8819 Wanted:MarineLife EndorsementandRestricted Specieswithboat Lookingto buyaMLDwithaboatthathas anRS.equipmentfor collecting,evenbetter.have cash.917-886-6445 sashaf_manhattan@yahoo.co m17 BOSTON WHALER 90HP Mercury. Well equipped. Little use. $6250. 305-451-2240 19.6 WELLCRAFT 92 Bowrider. In/out Merc V-6, 185hp, new Continental alum trailer, new cover. Water skis &vests. $5900. 305-280-3869 1999 18 EAGLE FLATS BOAT w/ 130 hp Yamaha. Includes trailer and push pole. $9000 OBO. Call (305) 451-7880 25 PARKER 1996 CC, T-Top, Leaning post, 2 livewells, Garmin 2010 GPS/Plotter. Needs engine. $10,500. 305-393-0699 40 Lobster/Crab Boat 01 580hp 3046 Cat, 1000 hrs, perfect cond, loaded w/electronics, will make you $ now! $105K. 305-872-3123 40 Luhrs89 w/T-454s, AC, full galley, head, sleeps 4. Exc cond, ready to cruise, fish or liveaboard. Must sell now! Only $32K. 305-872-3123 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 34 Chris Craft. All fiberglass. No motor. Excellent liveaboard. $5000. Located in Marathon. 305-747-2623 BOAT SLIP FOR RENT MM 99 oceanside. Up to 40 ft. catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric included. (305)942-3055 BOATSLIP FOR SALE in Islamorada. Large 50 ft. slip. Yacht Club memberhip included. Great location! Call 305-393-7494. Boat Storage In Marathon MM 54 & Vaca Cut. Wet slips avail immed. 40 & 50. Other sizes available. Call for details. 305-289-0064 DOCKAGE AVAILABLE MM 103 Oceanside $10 a foot, Live Aboards okay Utilities Available 305-905-6867 29 COMMERCIAL Y & G 300 HP John Deere, low hrs. Fishing & trap pulling. Full electronics. $23K obo. 305-522-2702, Islamorada AA Dave buys permits So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869 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 LOBSTER CERTIFICATES, 1300. Will sell part or all. Call 305-587-7396 MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 2004CorvetteConvertible Excellentcondition,automatic, V8,headsupdisplay,65,000 miles.Silverext,blacktop& blackleatherint.$22,900612309-453398 Buick LeSabre $2,750 97 Ford Explorer $1,200 Call 305-481-4838. 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. Looking for a Local Business? Also see The Florida Keys Business Directory in every issue of the Keynoter! Big Pine Key areaDeliver our newspapers 7 days a week between 4 a.m.and 7:30 a.m. Potential profits are $500 per week For more info call Carter at 743-5551 Ext.21 or stop in at the Marathon office to fill out an applicationNewspaper carrier wanted Grassy Key area Deliver newspapers 7 days a week between 4 a.m.and 7 a.m. The pay is approximently $350 a week. Stop in at the Marathon office to fill out an application.Newspaper carrier wanted ATTENTION U.S. VETERANS: JOIN THE NATIONALAMERICORPS SERVICE MOVEMENTAND EARN ASTIPEND WHILE MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OFOTHER VETERANS.WestCare Foundation, Inc, a national network of nonprofit, community-based behavioral health affiliates is recruiting U.S. military veterans to fill full-time position slots in its new AmeriCorps National Direct program (www.americorps.gov). Full-time AmeriCorps Members will provide 1700 hours of hands-on service over a 12-month period at a WestCare affiliate serving veterans and their families (onsite and in thecommunity). Members will assist program staff to provide recovery support services, skill-building, screeningsand assessments, etc. AmeriCorps Members receive a stipend (semi-monthly), benefits (limited medical and dental) and a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award (upon completion of service). Experience and/or interest in the nonprofit field, behavioral health field or veteransneeds is required. Preference will be given to U.S. military veterans. All positions require a high school diploma or equivalent, the ability to pass background screenings and the ability to commit to 12 consecutive months of service. Individuals selected are required to travel to an expense-paid week of mandatory training at a location, and on a date to be provided later, probably in October. AmeriCorps programs are open to U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens age 18 and older. Interested individuals may go to www .westcare.com click on AmeriCorps application and complete. Send completed application via e-mail to rdecardenas@westcare.com or fax # 305/571-9324.Westcare is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer and Drug Free Workplace.Guidance/Care Center,Inc. Artistic DirectorThe Studios of Key West is seeking an organized, outgoing individual with direct experience in arts programming and theater/event management.S/he manages the curatorial process for workshops, exhibitions,performances,readings and more and manages most evening events,including support staff and volunteers for tech,box office and audience management. Full-time with benefits,salary commensurate with experience. Submit resume,cover letter and contact info for three professional references to Jed Dodds, Executive Director atjed@tskw .org .The Studios of Key West 600 White Street at the Historic Armory 305-296-0458 TOM THUMBFood Stores, Inc. Offers the following positions inMONROE COUNTY* Managers &ManagerTrainees Assistant Managers Store ClerksThree shifts available:6am to 2pm 2pm to 10pm 10pm to 6amTo apply please call 786-295-5307 and ask for Cleveland Mathis We will train. No experience needed. Competitive wages and benefits. DFWP. E.O.E. Big PineIf youre looking for a rewarding career that fits your talents and goals, its time to explore the outstanding opportunities here at Bealls Outlet.STORE MANAGERRetail Management experience with clothing preferred .Come enjoy a career that fits you like a glove, along with medical insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and holidays and employee discounts! Please forward your resume to: bbreaux@beallsinc.com EOE CLASSIFIED ADS 743-5551 Search Public Notices Online Its your right to know:School District BudgetsLocal Tax ChangesProperty AuctionsPublic HearingsCity Budgets Search Public Notices Online at:www .KeysNet.com Mouse over Classifieds, then click on Public NoticesŽ BECAUSEYOUTHRIVE ONTEAMWORK. Publixis proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce AGREATPLACETO WORKYou may know what a pleasure it is to shop at Publix. And you probably realize its because of our terric sta. Publix associates enjoy building relationships with customers and co-workers, nd joy in achieving their goals, and take pride in doing their best.EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLEPublix is hiring part-time Deli, Produce, Grocery, Seafood clerks, Cashiers and Baggers for the store in Marathon, FLApply in person during regular business hours (7am-10pm) at the following Publix location: Publix at Marathon 5407 Overseas Highway Marathon, Florida