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778679022222 Classifieds . . . .10B Living . . . . . . .8B Business . . . . . .7A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .5BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2012 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,OCTOBER 10,2012 VOLUME 59,NO.81 25 CENTS Football resultsCoral Shores High rolls to victory on the football field,but Marathon and Key West lose. Stories, 1B BP projectsMonroe County officials have already started targeting where they want BP money to go. Story, 8A Member FDICEqual Housing Lender Need A Loan? Call Us! 305-296-8535 KeysBank.com AniMadruga (305) 308-3210NMLS#: 812674 BrianBarroso (305) 393-4669NMLS#: 812460 KurtLewin (305) 304-4187NMLS#: 812476 BrianKelly (305) 393-6446NMLS#: 812475 LoriBailey (305) 304-6991NMLS#: 812459 iPad job hearings approachFive employees of Monroe County received a Tuesday visit from former Sheriff Rick Roth, delivering a letter informing them of job hearings in connection with the county's iPad/iPhone scandal. The five will be required to attend a pre-determination hearing this month with attorney David Kirwan, a former Keys judge, presiding as hearing officer. All have acknowledged purchasing electronics from former county Technical Services Director Lisa Druckemiller, now criminally charged with using county money to buy the equipment and pocket money from selling it. "It's not like a court hearing," said Chief Assistant County Attorney Bob Shillinger. "Generally, it's a very informal hearing where employees can provide their side of the story." Given notices to appear for the hearings were Deputy County Administrator Debbie Frederick, Finance Director Tina Boan, county Systems Analyst Hank Kokenzie, sewer-project administrator Elizabeth Wood, and Lacy Caraballo of the Guardian Ad Litem program. County Administrator Roman Gastesi, who paid Druckemiller $899 for three iPhones and one iPad worth $2,325, has received a formal letter of reprimand from the County Commission. Since commissioners decided Gastesi was ineligible to handle employee discipline, the administrator agreed to pay the cost of contracting with Kirwan and Roth to handle the investigation and hearings. An investigation by the State Attorney's Office reported that Druckemiller received $4,778 for 52 pieces of equipment that cost the county $23,311. Most of the electronics have been turned in by the purchasers. Several buyers reported to investigators that Druckemiller told them Apple gave her a discount for items purchased in large quantities. One county employee, William Reich from the Public Works Department, has been "exonerated," Shillinger said. "Basically, the guy got an iPad as a Christmas gift. There is no evidence that he know how it was obtained." No criminal charges have been brought against any of Druckemiller's buyers, estimated at about two dozenFive county employees are served notices to give their sides of the storyIPAD/IPHONE SCANDAL KEY WEST See Ipads,2ABy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgCourt takes up land-taking caseFlorida Keys attorneys are keeping a close eye on a U.S. Supreme Court land-rights case whose roots are in Orange County in Central Florida. The case Koontz vs. St. Johns River Water Management District contains many of the same elements that have marked Monroe County property-rights disputes over the decades. One of the issues in the Koontz case centers on the plaintiff's refusal to pay for mitigation on nearby government land, one of the stipulations sought by the Water Management District for the owner to receive needed per-Florida issue before nation's top justicesPROPERTY RIGHTS Photo courtesy KEY WEST POLICEFirefighters survey the damage after the flames were doused.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comFire burns Duval hotelThe acrid smell of smoke lingered over Duval Street in Key West Tuesday morning following an overnight fire that engulfed the Heartbreak Hotel in the 700 block, causing no injuries but displacing 13 guests. The effects were also felt in New Town as the strain put on water lines by the city Fire Department response caused a minor blowout along North Roosevelt Boulevard between 4th Street and Palm Avenue. That resulted in significant traffic delays during the morning rush. Firefighters arrived at 716 Duval St. following a 1:09 a.m. call, according to city spokeswoman Alyson Crean. She says the fire was under control by 3:30 a.m. Crean says no one was injured and inspectors from the state Fire Marshal's Office are working to determine the cause of the blaze. The city's fire crews deployed pump and ladder trucks to the scene, while calling in reinforcements from Naval Air Station Key West's Fire Department to fight the fire from the rear of the wooden building. Crean says that call was made with an eye on "ensuring the fire did not jump to any other of the city's historic structures." The historical precedent was set April 1, 1886, when a coffee shop next door to the San Carlos Institute at 516 Duval St. ignited, ultimately burning down 18 cigar factories and 614 houses. Conspiracy theorists pin that fire on the Spanish government, claiming the idea was to neutralize Key West as a seat of Cuban resistance to Spain's colonial rule of the nearby island nation. Owned by Joseph Mancusi of Dania in Broward County, the two buildings comprising the Heartbreak Hotel were built in 1923 and 1943 and valued at $618,000, according to records maintained by the Monroe County Property Appraiser's Office. And although the busted water line caused a bit of a traffic tangle, Fire Chief David Fraga says it didn't have any effect on responders and isn't cause for concern. "We didn't even know there was an issue with theNo one hurt but damage is extensiveBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comHogfish gets national nodNestled on Stock Island's Safe Harbor, the local-favorite Hogfish Bar and Grill has been ranked among the best seafood restaurants in America by Travel and Leisure Magazine. Owned by Bobby Mongelli, the laid-back dockside establishment at 6810 Front St. is best known for its eponymous hogfish, served in a variety of ways. Travel and Leisure writer Geraldine Campbell recommends the "killer" hogfish sandwich, topping the cooked filet with Swiss cheese, mushrooms and onions on a piece of fresh Cuban bread. "Our top picks include as many (if not more) downand-dirty establishments where no-frills decor meets the freshest grouper as high-end restaurants helmed by top toques who marry French techniques and worldly ingredients with pristine bluefin cobia, and escolar," Campbell wrote. "One thing is consistent: Each of these local favorites, in big cities and small towns, is a catch." The unassuming Hogfish is ranked right up there with the venerable Manhattan mainstay Le Bernadin run by celebrity chef Eric Ripert. The only other Florida eateries to make the cut are Star Fish Co. in Cortez just west of Bradenton and Garcia's Seafood Grille and Fish Market in Miami. The full listing of 32 restaurants is available in the magazine or through www .travelandleisure.com.Keynoter StaffSTOCK ISLAND Courtesy HOGFISH BAR AND GRILLA family enjoys an afternoon lunch at the Hogfish.See Takings,3A See Fire,2A
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,October 10,2012 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.90 79 THURS.88 81 FRI.90 77 SAT.93 81 Forecast:Mostly sunny with 20% chance of rain. Clear and warm by Friday. Cloudy Saturday.Heat index of 102¡and breezy.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:$64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail.Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. 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We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSPermits for Cuba travel getting OK'dTravel companies say they are getting permits once again to take Americans on cultural trips to Cuba after the U.S. government tightened requirements over complaints that the tours were skirting a ban on outright tourism to the Communist island. At least 20 have been granted a month after U.S. travel companies reported delays in processing their socalled people-to-people licenses for legal group travel to Cuba. The Obama administration reinstituted the licenses more than a year ago, allowing organizations to take U.S. citizens to the forbidden island for educational activities that promote con tact with ordinary Cubans. Associated Press 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 THE CITYOFKEYWESTCode Compliance HearingW ednesday October 17, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Old City Hall, 510 Greene StreetIt is the policy of the City of Key West to comply with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible. For si g n lan g ua g e interpreters, assistive listenin g devices, or materials in accessible format, please call the TTYnumber at 305-809-1000 or the ADA Coordinator at 305-809-3951 at least five business days in advance.Published Keynoter 10/10/12 Ra s chei n Whit n ey s plit o n health ca r eEducation reform, sewer funding and health care are among the main issues in the District 120 state House of Representatives election between Democrat Ian Whitney and Republican Holly Raschein. Whitney, 32, is president of the Key West Innkeepers Association and chairs Florida's 18th District Democratic Executive Committee. Raschein, 31, has spent 10 years as the aide for outgoing state Rep. Ron Saunders and, before him, Rep. Ken Sorenson. Whitney says education has been his main issue on the campaign trail. "We've laid off quite a few teachers and had school funding shortfalls in this county. I don't feel they were inevitable; it was a choice we had to make because we had no control over the situation," he said. Whitney said he wants to expand vocational education because a large percentage of students will choose careers that don't require four-year college degrees. "Being an auto mechanic is a great job because it pays well and the ups and downs of the economy don't affect you much," he pointed out. But Whitney added that cutbacks to Florida's Bright Futures program, which covers portions of tuition based on high school grades, have been excessive. "We [need to] help kids that want to go to college can go," he said. Raschein says education ties in with what she says is "still No. 1 on people's mind": The economy. "I'm all about creating jobs and making it easier to live in Florida. We need to make it as attractive as possible [to businesses] by keeping taxes low," she said. "We need to fully fund education so we have a talented work force." Another main issue for both candidates, wastewater project funding, is one that Keys residents are all too familiar with. Outside of Key West and Key Colony Beach residents, everyone in the county has, or will, pay a steep price to hook up. Whitney points to recent reports that Miami-Dade County sewer repairs could tally $12 billion over the next 15 years and says he'd propose creating a statewide "infrastructure bank." "I think we need to get creative and look beyond this next $50 million," he said, referring to money the state has authorized to construct Keys sewers. The state Cabinet allocated the first $50 million this year. "It would be statewide," Whitney continued. "It would cut back on some of the pork on projects the legislators do. This would create a process that would be an even playing field." Raschein says she'd concentrate on securing the money promised to Keys projects. "I'm hoping we'll be able to secure the next $50 million installment and it's looking optimistic," she said. The candidates differ greatly on health care, especially when it comes to Medicaid, which provides health care for low-income residents. Whitney advocates the Medicaid expansion proposed in President Obama's Affordable Care Act. "I support expanding Medicaid, which would cover half the people in the state and reduce the amount of uncompensated care," he said. Whitney said he feels that not expanding the program just continues "a cycle" of increasing premiums and more uninsured residents. "Until we stop people from going to the [emergency room] for primary care, health insurance premiums go up. Then more people lose insurance and go to the" emergency room, he said. Raschein says health care for the needy is a necessity but that the state needs to take a careful approach with Medicaid because of the cost. "If the rate of growth keeps up that it is now, we'll have to cut other areas of the budget," she said. "With ObamaCare, there's a lot of good to that bill, but there are some specifics that could be worked on." Early voting runs from Oct. 27 to Nov. 3. House hopefuls point out differencesELECTION 2012By RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comFor bug board, it's all about moneyThe Florida Keys Mosquito Control District's annual budget has been campaign fodder for several years now, and 2012 is no different. The Mosquito Control Board's Sept. 19 approval of a budget that's 6.91 percent over rollback was on the tip of each candidate's tongue this week. Rollback is the tax rate necessary to generate the same amount of tax revenue as the current year. The .5171 property tax rate, or $51.71 per $100,000 of assessed property value, means the owner of a $300,000 house in Monroe County will pay $155.13 in fiscal year 2012-13 for Mosquito Control. Four-term Democratic incumbent Steve Smith raised more than a few eyebrows at the final budget hearing by voting against the tax increase and motioning for a budget at the rollback rate. The board outside of Commissioner Phil Goodman, who was outspoken against the idea had implied for several meetings it would go along with a tax hike to balance the budget and curb sharp declines in cash reserves. Commissioner Bill Shaw even accused Smith of lastminute electioneering. "We have an earned sick and leave category with $750,000 in it," said Smith, who works in sales for the Tourist Development Council. "Looking at what it actually costs us when people retire, including [former Director Ed Fussell], we didn't need that much money. We could have definitely operated with $150,000 or $200,000 in that line item and used that piece of change to eliminate the need for an increase." Republican Stephen Hammond, Smith's District 3 opponent, also pointed to the sick and annual leave contingency fund. The 54year-old political newcomer works for Key West Real Estate. "You question why in the middle of a great recession, they're raising taxes 7 percent. There are numerous areas that could have been addressed; one was the sick and annual leave. The only way it would all be used is if every employee moved out" simultaneously, he said. District 1 Republican Jill Cranney-Gage says more cuts could have been made to prevent a tax in-crease. The 30-year-old political newscomer is a Stock Island resident and senior accountant with the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority. "The important thing is we're in a tough economy and people need to get used to doing more with less. I think it's the right thing to do [to] look at every area of the budget," Cranney-Gage said. Cranney-Gage noted that the district has several highpaid employees and needs to reexamine the amount of the budget used to fund salaries. "The biggest portion of their budget is salaries and I think that's something that really needs to be looked at," she said. Her District 1 Green Party opponent, Oliver Kofoid, said likewise. He's a 20year Key West resident who works at the city's wastewater treatment plant. "It really bothers me, because with everything going on with wastewater, to have a [6.9] percent increase" isn't right, Kofoid said. "Overall, with Mosquito Control it's not that much money. But cumulatively, with everything else going on, I was pushing for rollback." Kofoid said he plans to push for the district's Marathon office to be the agency's headquarters moving forward. He said doing so would save money by not investing in a failing building owned by the city of Key West. "When they decided to build the Marathon facility, that was going to be their main headquarters. The upstairs is actually empty," he said. "The Key West lease is coming up and they have all kinds of spalling issues that they want to put $500,000 into" the budget for. As for the genetically modified mosquito project the district floated earlier this year, that appears to have taken a back seat to the budget. Candidates say it's not as much an issue leading up to the election. Mosquito Control has been working with British biotech firm Oxitec toward the planned release of 5,000 to 10,000 genetically altered mosquitoes the Aedes aegypti species that can transmit dengue fever that have been specifically bred to produce offspring that die young. Dengue produces flulike symptoms that can be fatal. Old Town Key West experienced numerous cases in 2009, but a case hasn't been recorded since 2010. "I had quite a few questions about the genetic mosquito situation," Smith said, referring to a recent meetand-greet he held. "It's not that we don't ever think it would be done, it was what's going on with it and how would it be done. If we voted to do it, it would be a year and a half or two years down the road." Early voting sites for Monroe County residents will be open from Oct. 27 until Nov. 3 at Monroe County Supervisor of Elections Office sites in Key West, Marathon and Key Largo. Ballots can also be cast at the Big Pine Key and Islamorada public library branches. The general election is Nov. 6.Candidates agree cuts are neededELECTION 2012By RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com HAMMOND SMITH CRANNEY KOFOID RASCHEIN WHITNEY water lines," he says. "We never noticed any fluctuations in pressure. Quite frankly, it was a nonissue." City Commissioner Billy Wardlow, a former fire chief, says the incident highlighted the need to rebuild the Old Town fire station at 525 Angela St. Commissioners have OK'd building a $4.8 million fire station at the site but work hasn't started yet. "It's perfect timing for a new fire station," Wardlow says. "It shows how important that is on Simonton and Angela." J.B. Hunt, regional advancement officer for the Key West chapter of the American Red Cross, says her group is helping five displaced hotel guests and working to contact eight others.Red Cross steps inFrom Fire,1A people. The five summoned to meet with Kirwan on Oct. 25 or Oct. 30 are "the only five county employees who were named in the grand jury report who fall under the County Commission," Shillinger said Tuesday. "The County Commission has no authority over employees who work for other entities" or friends and relatives of Druck-emiller who also bought equipment. After the hearings, Kirwan will consider the evidence and write an opinion on whether to discipline the staff members. Kirwan and Roth began working on the case in early September after the County Commission re-moved it from Gastesi's purview. Kirwan is being paid $250 an hour and Roth $50 an hour. Shillinger said they have not submitted time sheets so he has "no idea" how much their services will cost Gastesi. As the scandal became known, Druckemiller abruptly retired Feb. 27 after 31 years on the job. She was earning $75,489 per year. Druckemiller faces a status conference at 10 a.m. Monday before Monroe County Chief Circuit Court Judge David Audlin in Key West. Druckemiller's son Brandon, 25, was arrested Saturday by Key West police on charges of burglarizing several homes mostly of relatives to steal jewelry and other items. Additional charges of dealing in stolen property were added. Brandon Druckemiller is listed in the grand-jury report as a person who received electronics improperly obtained by his mother Lisa, but the arrest was not connected to the iPhone/iPad case.Kirwan decides fateFrom Ipad,1A www.keysnet.com
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The committee's recommendations go to the City Commission for approval and possible financing. Those recommendations were to be made Oct. 4. Committee Chairman Carmen Turner shrugged off the meeting cancellation, saying the decision will simply be made at a later date (the allocation timeline calls for a final commission decision in January). "It actually wasn't that significant a meeting," she says. "We've had more significant meetings recently in terms of developing a vision for the board." There are seven applications for funding totaling $1,155,300. Assistant City Manager Mark Finigan says $850,000 is available. The proposed projects, three of which come from the city itself, are: $27,000 for a Bahama Village community garden, submitted by city staff. $550,000 to formulate a Bahama Village "connectivity" plan focusing on streetscapes and signs meant to aesthetically couple the village with adjacent Duval Street and the Truman Waterfront, also from city staff. $190,000 of a projected $1.54 million total for rehabilitation of the Frederic Douglas Community Center, 111 Olivia St., also brought by city staff. $75,000 for residential rehabilitation projects suggested by Habitat for Humanity of Key West and the Lower Florida Keys. $79,500 for interior improvements, plumbing and Americans with Disabilities Act compliance at the Coral City Elks Lodge, 1107 Whitehead St. $175,000 for phase two restoration of the Cornish Memorial AME Zion Church, 702 Whitehead St. In the 2009 TIF cycle, Cornish received $417,000 for a new roof, among other things. $58,800 for landscaping and other barriers around the Geraldine Street electric substation, requested by resident Nancy Moulton.$1.6 million sought for Bahama VillageKEY WESTmits to develop other land. "We are aware that the Koontz case was accepted by the Supreme Court," said Chief Assistant County Attorney Bob Shillinger. "We're watching it but have not analyzed the case to see if it would affect Monroe County." Coy Koontz, now dead, tried to get development approval for a portion of his 15-acre property in eastern Orange County for more than a decade. Much of the site fell within a habitat-protection zone in the Econlockhatchee River basin, under the jurisdiction of the St. Johns River Water Management District. Koontz wanted to develop about four acres, most of which were wetlands. In return for dredging ap-proval, the water district wanted him to fund off-site mitigation, or reduce the development footprint to an acre. Koontz refused and took the case to state court, where early rulings agreed that the district owed the owner $376,000 for "taking" his property. On appeal, the Florida Supreme Court reversed the decision, saying the state did not take ownership of the Koontz property. Government agencies can negotiate with landowners to prevent "undue harm to the community," the court said. Aland-development case from the Lower Keys reaches the state's Third District Court of Appeal on Nov. 5. In April 2011, Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Mark Jones ruled that the proposed 10-acre Galleon Bay development on No Name Key is not suitable for an island with longstanding environmental protections. Due to pre-existing regulations, the concept of building a new subdivision on the sparsely settled island was not reasonable so the county was correct to reject permits in 2001, he ruled. The owners were seeking $6 million for "takings" after turning down a previous offer of $3 million.Galleon Bay pendingFrom Takings ,1A Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYManagement of the Cornish Memorial AME Zion Church on Whitehead Street in Old Town Key West wants $175,000 in city tax dollars to finish restoring the church, established by former slave Sandy Cornish in 1864.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com
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Opinion & EditorialWednesday,October 10,2012 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Melanie Elder . . . . . . . . . . .Marketing Director Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2012 Keynoter Publishing Co. EDITORIALAmendment 1 just a showLETTERS TO THE EDITORLegislative leaders should know that Florida law, Constitution don't trump U.S. ConstitutionWe get it, Gov. Rick Scott and state legislative leaders hate Obamacare. We know this because Scott has done everything he can to exempt Florida from the provisions of the Affordable Health Care Act, even to the extent of turning down millions of dollars in federal funding. We know this because Florida was among the states that went to court actually, led the charge to challenge the constitutionality of the act's mandate that Americans purchase health-care coverage. We get all that. But is it really necessary to amend the state Constitution in order to send a message that Florida doesn't like Obamacare? No, it isn't. That's why we recommend that voters reject proposed Amendment 1 on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. That amendment would ostensibly make it unconstitutional to require individuals to purchase health insurance. But even were it to pass, it would hardly matter. That's because the U.S. Supreme Court has already ruled the individual mandate in the Affordable Health Care Act to be in compliance with the U.S. Constitution. That makes any contrary determination in Florida's Constitution irrelevant. As the Collins Center, a Tallahassee-based research organization, puts it: "Under the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, the federal government is considered the supreme law of the land,'when conflicts arise with states...." Thus, "passage of the proposed amendment would not allow Floridians to opt out of the individual mandate." The Republican-dominated Legislature placed Amendment 1 on the ballot to score some political points in a hotly contested presidential election year. That's no way to treat the Florida Constitution. Better to pass out a bunch of "We hate Obamacare" bumper stickers and be done with it. Gainesville SunState to redesign auto tagsFlorida plans to ditch its iconic green and white license plate for a new tag that officials say will be easier to read and will save money by making it simpler to catch motorists who evade tolls. Pressed by Gov. Rick Scott to cut costs and free up more money for schools, the state highway safety agency is forging ahead with a redesigned plate, at a cost of $31 million, that will be easier for cameras and police officers to see. Currently, nearly one in six digital images is declared unreadable at toll booths by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise. Combined with other problems across the state, taxpayers lose at least $7 million a year The new plates would be phased in over two years on Florida's 15 million vehicles if Scott and the Cabinet approve. The change would not come with a new cost to drivers, says Julie Jones, executive director of the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. "We're not taking money from anyone," she said. "We're not charging people more." State experts say the need for a tag with a cleaner font is accelerated by growing use of red-light cameras and future expansion of toll roads that rely on technology to monitor motorists. But such big change has spurred big controversy. Tax collectors, elected county officials who distribute many of the state's tags, are fiercely protesting state plans to outsource distribution of tags online and by mail to a private, for-profit vendor. They also challenge the state's claim that the change will save money and won't cost motorists more. "I'm dead-set against it," says Hillsborough County Tax Collector Doug Belden in Tampa. In addition, the St. Petersburg-based company that oversees the current manufacture of plates by prison inmates is worried about losing business to a rival after three decades. The firm, known as PRIDE, does not yet own the equipment to make the new flat tags. "It's an integral part of our business, and we want to stay in the tag business," says PRIDE's lobbyist, Wilbur Brewton. After a decade, the current Florida tag is in need of a makeover, with its embossed combinations of six green letters and numbers, lush orange blossom in the center and county names at the bottom. The new tag, fresh off the drawing board, will be flat, with seven bold black letters and numbers segregated against a white background. County names will disappear in favor of the words "Sunshine State" or "In God We Trust" on standard tags. If the state carries out the plan, it would be one of the most sought-after contracts since Scott took office. The estimated cost is $31.4 million over two years. The change would not affect specialty license plates, and motorists would be able retain vanity plates. Scott's top highway safety official, Jones, says she will seek approval of Scott and the Cabinet on Oct. 23, then move forward with design and manufacturing plans. The Legislature would need to approve the up-front cost of replacing the plates. Astate study found that the current embossed license tag design, with letters and numbers combined together, makes it hard to distinguish a "B" from an "8" or a "Q" from an "O." The study said the state loses more than $7 million a year from unreadable plates and that some motorists are wrongly accused of evading tolls of red lights due to misread tags. Even though the new flat plates will cost more at least $2.20 per tag compared to the current cost of $1.72 Jones insists the change won't cost motorists more money. She says savings from less waste and smaller inventories of unused plates will more than make up the difference. The state currently charges motorists $28 for a tag, but the cost is spread over the 10-year life span of the tag, appearing as a $2.80 fee on each annual motor vehicle registration renewal. Replacing 15 million tags in a two years will put pressure on county tax collectors, who value customer service. "We deal with the public every day, and I hate to see them have to suffer," says Pinellas County Tax Collector Diane Nelson.Cameras,tolls often can't read numbersBy STEVE BOUSQUETHerald/TimesON THE ROADHealth-care law leaves some more vulnerablePresident Obama's health-care reform is about to severely restrict drug treatment options for millions of America's most vulnerable patients. This certainly wasn't the president's intention. But a new, preliminary regulatory ruling from the Department of Health and Human Services required by the 2010 health-care reform law applies a one-size-fits-all approach to prescription medicines. The result could be substantially fewer treatment options for Americans all across the country. Instead of requiring insurance companies to cover whatever medicine a physician deems appropriate, HHS would only require them to cover a single drug in each class of pharmaceuticals. So for example, if an HIVpatient reacted badly to a particular anticonvulsant, he or she could be out of luck trying to get another one paid for by his or her insurance plan. If HHS's preliminary guidance becomes law, it's likely to harm patients and drive up health-care costs. The proposed HHS approach is particularly problematic for patients living with chronic conditions, including HIV/AIDS, severe mental illness, diabetes and cancer. Covering just one drug is wholly inadequate to meet their complex needs. There's a way to do it better, making sure patients have access to the right medicines while keeping costs under control. In fact, we already have a model for how to make it work in Medicare Part D. Implemented in 2006, Part D is a prescription drug benefit offered under Medicare, our system of government-subsidized health care for seniors. It requires competing insurance plans to cover nearly all drugs in six critical classes: Immunosuppressants, antidepressants, antipsychotics, anticonvulsants, antiretrovirals and antineoplastics. Ensuring access to a wide range of drugs is particularly important for the HIVcommunity. Every patient suffering from the disease exhibits unique symptoms, and it's not uncommon for doctors to try a variety of drug regimens before determining the one that will work best. It's also likely that patients suffering from chronic conditions, including HIV/AIDS, will require a combination of several drugs. Furthermore, patients can easily develop hypersensitivities or adverse side effects from their first-line drug treatment. This is the case for many HIVantiretrovirals, which are known for their harsh side effects. In fact, it's not uncommon for patients to take ten or more additional pills just to manage their side effects. Patients can easily require multiple medications in more than one class of pharmaceuticals throughout their course of treatment. Covering just one drug per class will make it financially impossible for many patients to receive the cocktail of medicines they need, and may force patients to discontinue the most effective treatments. Research into drug access for Medicaid beneficiaries also starkly illustrates just how dangerous restricted access to medications can be. Medicaid enrollees with problems accessing the drugs they need are far more likely to exhibit suicidal behavior, or experience homelessness and incarceration. In addition to harming patients'health, restricting the number of available drugs drags down our health-care system. Patients whose conditions are not addressed by the single covered drug in each class are more likely to experience relapses in their illnesses, exacerbating symptoms and requiring more hospitalizations, re-hospitalizations and expensive acute care. In fact, Medicaid beneficiaries with drug access problems are 74 percent more likely to visit an emergency room for treatment and when they do, tend to require 72 percent more acute inpatient days in the hospital. Annually, these hospital stays end up costing more than twice the annual spending on the prescription drugs that the patients should have been taking in the first place. It makes little sense to implement regulations that will cost more and increase the number of patients in hospital beds. Part D, on the other hand, has been saving taxpayers and patients alike. The program's costs have consistently come in below Congressional Budget Office projections. In fact, beneficiaries'average monthly premiums for 2012 are lower than they were last year. HHS will soon make its final ruling on what drugs insurers must cover. To protect patients'health and control costs, it's critical that officials revise their current, restrictive proposal. Instead, they should take a page from Medicare's successful Part D. Frank Oldham is president and chief executive officer of the National Association of People with AIDS, based in Silver Spring, Md.GUEST COLUMN OLDHAM Partnership worksThe Florida Keys Area Health Education Center would like to say thank you to our partners in health this fall: Florida Keys Community College and Keys Senior Center Plaza. FKCC has added our Stanford University-developed self-management programs to its continuing education classes. Keys Senior Center Plaza has offered AHEC the use of its large activity room. In collaboration with these partners, AHEC is offering classes for chronic-disease management and diabetes management free to anyone in our community. These classes help those suffering from diabetes or another chronic disease, such as asthma, gain support from a group of people who are going through the same difficulties. In class, AHEC's certified instructors cover many topics, including reading and understanding nutritional labels, stress management, symptoms of low blood sugar and more. Participants learn how to take control and manage their condition while maintaining a high quality of life. The workshops are evidence-based and come highly recommended by the surgeon general. In some states where grant money is not available, Medicare is reimbursing accredited public health organizations for teaching these Stanford University programs. Here in Monroe County, AHEC has a five-year grant from the Health Foundation of South Florida to offer these classes. Our next diabetes self-management class begins Friday in Marathon and Monday in Key West. Call 743-7111, Ext. 204. Thank you to the community of the Florida Keys for collaborating with us in this venture to keep our seniors in control of their health. Leslie Hughes Program manager Keys to Healthy Aging MarathonYour vote mattersElections matter. Casting a ballot for political candidates, referendums and proposed constitutional amendments directly influences the future of our cities, state and nation. More than 11.7 million Floridians are currently registered to vote. Once registered, Florida voters have several options to vote on their schedule. Voting by mail is already possible for the general election. Any Florida voter can request an absentee ballot from their supervisor of elections and receive and return it by mail. Additionally, Florida's new early voting hours are more flexible than ever before. Early voting begins on Oct. 27 and continues every day through Nov. 3. Election Day is Nov. 6. In addition to the candidates and referendums, this year's ballot includes 11 proposed constitutional amendments, so voters will benefit from being familiar with the ballot before arriving at the polling place. Sample ballots can be provided by county supervisors of elections. Whether you do it for your family, students, business or community, voting ensures we can continue to have a government of the people, by the people and for the people. It is a right that should not be taken for granted and one that symbolizes our nation's freedom. Vote and let freedom ring. For more information on the voting process, I recommend visiting www.knowyourvotecounts.com/. Ken Detzner Secretary of state Tallahassee Editor's note: In Monroe County, early voting takes place at the Supervisor of Elections Offices in Key West, Marathon and Key Largo, and at the Big Pine Key and Islamorada libraries. Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m LETTERS TO THE EDITORU.S.will survive Election DaySuch vitriol has been flying, I wonder what will happen after Election Day. I firmly believe that no matter who is elected president, our country will survive and maybe even flourish. This is because of the way our country was created the system of checks and balances put in place by our founding fathers was genius. However, this will most definitely not happen if bipartisan intransigency continues. Our country can't move forward if we do not deal with the issues that affect all Americans not just Republicans or Democrats or independents. Kristi Bettendorf Miami www.keysnet.com www.keysnet.com
Wednesday,October 10,2012 7A Keynoter KeysNet.com BusinessKey lawmaker:Delay Citizens planThe plan to loan $350 million to private insurers from the surplus account of Citizens Property Insurance Corp. hit a major roadblock Friday, when the incoming speaker of the Florida House asked the state-run insurer to halt the program and submit it for legislative review. Rep. Will Weatherford (R-Wesley Chapel) wrote a letter to Citizens Board Chairman Carlos Lacas, calling for him to delay moving forward on the so-called "surplus note" loan, which was lobbied for by private insurance companies and hastily approved last month with little public input. "I am concerned that board's aggressive timeline will result in the program's implementation before the two chambers of the Legislature complete hearings on this important matter of state policy," Weatherford wrote. Citizens'board unveiled the plan last month and quickly voted to support it, despite backlash from some Republican lawmakers and concerns from the state's insurance consumer advocate and the Office of Insurance Regulation. Board members also voiced concerns about the legality of the $350 million loan and asked that independent lawyers take a closer look at the legal ramifications of approving the plan without permission from the Legislature. The plan would take up to $350 million from Citizens' record $6.2 billion reserves and lend it 0under favorable terms to private insurers who agree to take over policies and keep them for 10 years. Business and insurance industry groups have come out in support of the lowinterest 20-year loans, and Citizens President Barry Gilway on Friday said enacting it was in "the best interest of Citizens, its customers and Florida's insurance consumers." But criticism has intensified, with Florida's insurance consumer advocate sending a lengthy list of questions about the financial soundness of the unprecedented loan. On Friday, Weatherford joined the growing group of officials expressing concerns about the program and the vetting process used to approve it. "This is not an indictment of the idea, but an opinion that the proposal needs more vetting," Weatherford said in a statement. ACitizens spokeswoman declined to comment on Weatherford's letter, stating she had not yet spoken with Lacasa. The board is scheduled to meet over the next two weeks to approve the program, which could begin taking policies out of Citizens in early December. One lawmaker, Rep. Frank Artiles (R-Miami), has threatened to file a lawsuit to stop the program, which he called an "inside deal" written by insurance lobbyists. "In the past, when we've approved these programs it's gone through the Legislature," said Sen. Mike Fasano, a New Port Richey Republican who has been critical of Citizens'growing independence from the legislative process. The Legislature created Citizens in 2002. Gilway has responded to critics by stating that the program could help shrink the size of Citizens by 300,000 policies and significantly reduce the amount of fees Floridians have to pay after a once-in-a-century type hurricane. Gov. Rick Scott has championed the effort to shrink Citizens and reduce its risk, sparking controversial and unpopular coverage changes for many of the company's 1.4 million policyholders. Most of the changes have taken place without approval from the Legislature, but the new surplus note program has led some lawmakers to publicly question the growing autonomy of Citizens' board. Weatherford, who is slated to become the House speaker next month, indicated that the surplus note program "may be outside the Board's legal authority." "My concerns involve serious questions regarding the process by which the proposed program was approved, the sufficiency of the information and analysis on which the approval was based, and uncertainties regarding the Board's legal authority to adopt and implement the program," wrote Weatherford.State loans for companies under fireTOLUSE OLORUNNIPAtolorunnipa@MiamiHerald.comINSURANCE BUSINESS BRIEFSBank offering business helpCapital Bank is offering two business lending seminars in the coming weeks titled "Leveraging Your Lending Resources." The first is scheduled for Oct. 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Marathon Old Town branch, 2348 Overseas Highway. A breakfast session is scheduled for Oct. 18 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Made 2 Order, mile marker 90.7, Tavernier. The seminars were developed to provide business owners with an overview of local economic development initiatives and the current business climate, and a description of conventional and Small Business Administration lending programs. Both seminars are free. Business owners interested can learn more or register by calling 743-0072 (Marathon session) or 6644483 (Upper Keys program) or by visiting any Capital Bank branch in the Keys.Dive shop liquidatingThe Holiday Isle Dive Shop at mile marker 84 is coming under new ownership, and that means everything in the store is for sale. Owner Kelly David said he is selling "everything from the rental dive gear and wet suits to the cash register, refrigerator, glass display cases, sunglasses, water shoes, reef sandals and ladies swimwear. It all has to go." The Holiday Isle Dive Shop has been in operation since 1972. Seminar keys in on diplomacyThe Key West Chamber of Commerce is hosting a seminar on communicating with diplomacy and professionalism on Nov. 11 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the DoubleTree Grand Key Resort on South Roosevelt Boulevard. Leading it is Elisa Levy, a consultant who specializes in conflict resolution, team building, leadership and customer service. Cost is $64 for chamber members, $84 for others. Enrollment forms are due by Oct. 26. To find out more, call 294-2587.Keys boat dealer acquires companyPlantation Boat Mart & Marina Inc. of Tavernier has acquired Hydra-Sports Boat Co. from MCBC Hydra Sports LLC (Master Craft Boat Co.). The new company is known as Hydra-Sports Custom Boats LLC. Now, customers will be able to order their new vessels directly from the company's Tavernier and Palm Beach factory test centers and take delivery. Every model will be available on site at the company's Florida Keys location and ready for sea trial. Hydra-Sports was founded in Tennessee in 1973. Plantation Boat Mart is at mile marker 90.4. PRNewswireMoreau joins realty companyBroker associate Guy Moreau has joined RE/ 00MAX Marathon Vacation Real Estate at mile marker 52, owner Jo Ann Cook says. Moreau is a member of the Transcontinental Relocation Network, which helps people move, and holds industry education designations. Report: Some debt agencies'reports wrongDebt collectors have ruined the credit reputations of thousands of people over debts they never owed or already paid according to consumer complaints filed with federal and state agencies, an Ohio newspaper reported Sunday Some debt collectors have forced consumers into paying debts that are erroneous or fraudulent, the Columbus Dispatch reported as part of an ongoing investigation into the nation's credit-reporting system and the lack of federal regulation over it. The newspaper looked at more than 22,500 complaints filed with the Federal Trade Commission since January 2009. They were filed by people who said they had a problem one of the nation's three largest credit-reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. About 6 percent said their complaint involved a debt in collection, the newspaper said. Nearly 10 percent of the complaints 11,400 since 2009 made with the Ohio Attorney General's office over debt collectors involved a collection account reported to a credit bureau. Government regulators, watchdogs and consumer advocates have called for changes to the federal law that governs debt collection and allows debt collected almost unregulated access to credit reports. "They don't abide by any rules," said Richard Rubin, a consumer-law attorney in New Mexico and an expert on the federal law. "Their job is to squeeze money out of people, and their business model is to go as close to the edge as they can. And they do it with the complicity of the credit bureaus." The FTC and the Government Accountability Office want Congress to create more safeguards, including requiring debt collectors to have proof of all debts. When debt-collection companies take over delinquent debts, the original creditor gives them consumers'names, contact information and how much they owe. Sometimes the information is wrong, but debt collectors still report consumers to the credit bureaus, the newspaper said. Debt collectors maintain that such instances are rare and the fault of the original creditors. "We are completely reliable on the validity of the information we are provided," said Mark Schiffman, spokesman for the industry trade group ACAInternational, based in Minneapolis. "We've advocated that creditors hold onto original information longer." The debt-collection industry says less than 0.002 percent of the 4 million consumers it contacts each year file formal complaints, according to the industry. "Our members take a great deal of time talking to consumers. They are serving as counselors," Schiffman said. The Consumer Data Industry Association, which represents the three big national credit-reporting agencies, said a 2011 study funded by the industry found that their information is more than 99 percent accurate. "The statements being made about collection items in a credit report don't ring true," said Norm Magnuson, the group's vice president of public affairs. FTC officials told Congress two years ago that the number of complaints against debt collectors may be understated. Complaints about debt collectors to the agency have increased 73 percent since 2008.Consumers say mistakes are far-reachingAssociated PressPERSONAL FINANCE
KeysNet.com Keynoter 8A Wednesday,October 10,2012 Vote on City Hall set forThursdayThe Key West City Commission is expected to vote up or down Thursday on whether to move forward with plans to turn Glynn Archer Elementary School into a new city hall and meeting space. Aspecial meeting to consider it is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. in Old City Hall on Greene Street. "It's to decide whether to go through with the contract and accept the building from the School District," Mayor Craig Cates said. "I'm not hearing that anybody is going to resist the move to accept the building." Prior to the roll call, commissioners and the public will receive a presentation from engineering firm CH2M Hill providing an exhaustive analysis of the building's structure, as well as two renovation schemes and the associated price tags. According to the engineering analysis, $16.5 million pays for a rehabilitation meant to restore elements of the school and $17.1 million buys a complete conversion, which would retain the familiar facade while constructing a new steelframe structure inside. Cates expressed concern that some of his colleagues may lump together accepting the building and picking a construction concept. "I don't want to confuse the two issues and cause a problem with accepting the building because that's our first priority," he says. "Then we'll move forward with deciding how we'll rebuild." Cates has championed placing city hall at Glynn Archer since being elected in 2009. Previous plans called for rebuilding the city's administrative complex at 525 Angela St., along with a new fire station and three-level parking deck. City offices were moved from Angela Street about two years ago due to increasing problems with mold and water damage. Since then, offices have been rented at Habana Plaza on Flagler Avenue. The shelved Angela Street concept was projected to cost upward of $20 million. However, a fire station there remains planned and is expected to cost $4.8 million. CH2M Hill, along with other contractors, conducted the Glynn Archer survey. The costs consider the construction, plus fees, insurance and a 20 percent "Keys factor" meant to address the geographic and environmental complications of building in Monroe County. The Monroe County School District owns Glynn Archer, which houses around 300 students. 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By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comCounty doing early earmarking for BPmoneyIn one scenario, fines paid by BPand other firms in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill could help refurbish the old Seven Mile Bridge. "That's one example of things being talked about" for funding with money coming to Monroe County and Florida as its share of fines levied for the massive 2010 summer spill in the Gulf of Mexico, County Commissioner George Neugent said. Neugent serves as Monroe County's representative on the Florida Gulf Consortium, designated to administer money from Clean Water Act penalties assessed against the drillers. The extent of those fines remains to be determined and a complex formula will allocate Florida's share. Eight Panhandle counties will be most favored since they were disproportionally affected by the 5-millionbarrel spill. Monroe and 14 other Florida Gulf Coast counties will share in the money at a lesser rate. "It's a pretty detailed process and it could be a lengthy process," said Mayor David Rice, "but the number of zeroes behind the dollars are worth it." Rice serves as Monroe's alternate representative to the consortium. The federal government already has found BPto be "grossly negligent" in the spill, Neugent said, "which means they can apply the maximum fine." Estimates of Monroe County's share could top $20 million, Neugent said. The county will appoint its own advisory committee to review projects eligible for funding. Assistant County Attorney Bob Shillinger likened the to-be-named panel to the Tourist Development Council, which makes recommendations to the county commission for final approval of how to spend bed taxes. "The umbrella for possible projects is very large," Neugent said. "Just about anything related to improving the local economy tourism, fishing and the environment" would be eligible. Refurbishing the historic old Seven Mile Bridge for recreational use estimated to cost $16 million is the type of "shovel-ready" project likely to get consideration, Neugent said. The Florida Gulf Consortium, still in its organizational phase, next meets Oct. 22 in Tallahassee. The federal RESTORE Act standing for the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunity and Revived Economies Act for the Gulf states aims to direct a significant share of the fines from the BPspill to the affected areas. Without the act, all the money would have gone to the general federal treasury. Monroe County apparently was not touched by oil from the 2010 spill but predictions that the spill would reach the Keys devastated the summer tourism season. Money allocated under the RESTORE Act is separate from civil settlements reached with residents and businesses. "We've already seen people taking shots at trying to disrupt the intent of the RESTORE legislation," Neugent said. "They're trying to wedge themselves into the trust."Panel to be appointed to divide fundingDEEPWATER HORIZON DISASTERState sides with SoutheastThe state Department of Revenue says Monroe County Property Appraiser Karl Borglum's decision to seek back property taxes on U.S. Navy housing in Key West isn't allowed. Borglum, DOR Interim Executive Director Marshall Stranburg and Monroe County Tax Collector Danise Henriquez are named as defendants in a lawsuit brought by Southeast Housing LLC, the Navy's private housing partner. Southeast wants to overturn Borglum's ruling. In 2007, the Navy transferred ownership of 890 housing units to Southeast. Based on the switch from federal to private ownership, Borglum reversed an earlier decision to grant a tax exemption to those properties and filed an $11.5 million lien on the properties seeking back taxes, penalties and interest. On Sept. 25, on behalf of the DOR, Assistant Florida Attorney General Joseph Mellichamp sided with the developer. "The penalty and interest claimed by the property appraiser resulted from a change of judgment and therefore have no basis in law," he wrote in an opinion. The 890 military houses in Key West are in Peary Court, Sigsbee Park, Truman Annex, Trumbo Point and the Branch Medical Clinic Borglum says that until the liens are satisfied or Monroe County Chief Circuit Court Judge David Audlin reaches a decision which either side could appeal ownership of the properties cannot change. For Peary Court, which Southeast is trying to sell to a private developer for a rumored price in the $30 million range, that could prove complicating. Southeast attorney David Paul Horan has said the Peary Court lien could be addressed in the sale price and isn't a deal breaker.At issue is millions in tax dollarsKEY WESTBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org D Boat slams into bridge pilingWhat could have been a tragedy ended up causing only minor injuries for three people who were on a flats skiff that struck the Tom's Harbor Cut Bridge at mile marker 60.5. Witnesses and authorities say the 20-foot open Hewes was traveling from the oceanside to the bayside when the steering went out and the vessel struck a piling of the bridge around 4:30 p.m. One of the passengers, a woman, was tossed from the boat, as was one of two dogs aboard. The woman quickly got herself back in the boat but the dog drifted. The boat was dead in the water but seen by people on the bridge. However, no one on the span could hear what the victims were screaming. Finally, one of the passengers realized she had her cell phone and called 911. Meanwhile, a boat from Hawks Cay Resort headed out to the scene with an officer from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and resort staffers Alberto Saez and Demetri Darville aboard. They found the skiff and towed it to the resort. Around the same time, Jason Elliott and Kristin Mashshie from Sundance Watersports also headed to the scene and, after about an hour, found the dog swimming toward Hawks Cay.Woman,dog tossed from the vesselON THE WATERKeynoter Staff KEYSNET.COM 2 charged in rental fraudTwo former owners of an Upper Keys vacationrental firm were arrested this week on felony warrants charging them with defrauding a homeowner client of more than $20,000. Rebecca Harding, 41, was booked Tuesday at the Monroe County Detention Center on Plantation Key after an investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Mary Lynn Myers, 48, was arrested Friday and released after posting a $10,000 bond. Both residents of Tavernier, they were charged with grand theft exceeding $20,000, and using communications to defraud. Harding and Myers operated Imagine Rentals, a vacation-rental firm started in 2007 under a corporation called The Chicas. ANorth Carolina resident who owns bayfront property on Avocado Street in Islamorada alerted the Sheriff's Office in late July that a $23,000 payment for a two-month rental handled by Imagine Rentals was long overdue. The owner said the rental agents were being evasive. Detective Robert Dosh said in his probable-cause affidavit that e-mails from Imagine Rentals blamed the delay on wire-transfer errors, banking problems and other issues. That was an intentional ruse to "stall" and conceal the fact that the client's money had been paid out to other clients or used by the operators, Dosh reported. "The evidence revealed Rebecca Harding and Lynn Myers knowingly deprived the victim of $23,000 and knowingly used this money for their own personal benefit," Dosh wrote. The detective wrote that Myers said Imagine Rentals ran into trouble in 2010 as a result of cancellations linked to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and was counting on a BPsettlement to settle debts to property owners. Other homeownerclients may be affected, the affidavit says. Harding and Myers are being defended by Key Largo law firm Restivo and Reilly. "An arrest is not the same as a conviction," defense attorney Jessica Reilly said. Agrand-theft charge requires proof of intent to "permanently deprive" a victim, Reilly said. "I don't see any specific intent in this case." Myers and Harding will formally enter pleas at an Oct. 30 court date.Cops:Pair kept $23,000 for themselvesCRIME FRONTBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,OCTOBER 10,2012 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 8B The more you know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we've got all kinds of information to help educate you.Stories start on 4B Pet amnesty State wildlife officials are accepting your nonnative exotic animals,no questions asked. Story, 8B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle Hurricanes in title bracketComing off their most dominating game of the football season, the Coral Shores High Hurricanes must play even better this week."We've got play our best game of the year," Cane head coach Ed Holly said. "LaSalle is going to be heavily favored and they should be. They are very, very good." The 7:30 p.m. Friday game at Immaculata-LaSalle's campus in Coconut Grove will decide playoff rankings for the South Division of the new prep Southeastern Football Conference. Awin by the host Royal Lions (4-2 overall, 4-0 conference) secures the top spot for division-leading LaSalle.Awin by the Hurricanes (4-2 overall, 3-1 conference) could force a three-way tie, along with Florida Christian. Either way, the Canes already own a spot in the championship playoff bracket after Thursday's 48-7 victory at Miami Country Day. Senior halfback Jimmy Rhyne escaped for a 45-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage, setting an early tone for the win over Country Day's Spartans (2-4, 2-2 conference).Veteran guard Tyler Smith returned from a spring foot injury to join fellow guard Benny Cosme, center Jake Niedbalski and tackles Tom Johnson and Austin Wilkins to pave the way for six rushing touchdowns in the Canes'highest-scoring game of the season.Sophomore Shane Saenger got extended time at tight end, giving starter Will Ismer a rest to focus on defense."They all did a wonderfulSouth Division is crowded in the new football conferenceCORAL SHORES 48,COUNTRY DAY 7By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org RANSOM 14,MARATHON 0Photo courtesy LARA RUTSKINMarathon running back Roberto Perez stiff-arms a defender during the Dolphins'14-0 loss Friday at Ransom Everglades School in Miami.Marathon struggled offensively,gaining fewer than 100 total yards.Dolphins'struggles continueAstruggling offense continues to be the Achilles' heel for the Marathon High School football team. The Dolphins gained fewer than 100 yards of offense Friday while the defense turned in another solid performance in a 14-0 loss to Ransom Everglades School in Miami. "We just couldn't move the ball offensively. We got no push up front and our backs haven't had a chance to do anything," coach Lance Martin said. Marathon fell to 1-5. The Raiders scored on their opening possession in the first quarter after an eight-play, 71-yard drive to take a 7-0 lead after the extra-point attempt. Ransom took a 14-0 lead in the second quarter, scoring on a 75-yard touchdown pass on a fourth-and-16 play. Martin said the defensive secondary couldn't hold its coverage any longer. "He scrambled out and hit a deep drag coming from the opposite side of the field," he said. That one play and the Raiders'first drive accounted for 146 of the team's 239 yards of offense. Martin said the Dolphins'defense played "well enough to win the ball game." "We did fairly well, but ... we missed a 39-yard field goal in the second quarter and in the fourth quarter we scored but it was called back for a holding penalty," he said.Football team can't muster any offenseBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comSee Hurricanes,2BPlayoffs on line for ConchsMiami Jackson was penalized 19 times for more than 180 yards. Key West High had five turnovers and a blocked punt. In the end, the penalties were hardly costly, but the turnovers and blocked punt definitely were as Jackson defeated the Conchs, 32-12, Friday night at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. It was the first District 165Agame for both teams. Jackson, fast and talented, improved to 5-1; the Conchs dropped to 4-2. Key West must win on the road at Miami Norland in November to make the state playoffs. The game did not begin well for the Conchs.Having rarely punted on fourth down this season, the Conchs tried to punt on their first possession, but it was blocked. That set up Jackson deep in Key West territory, and the Generals quickly scored on a 14-yard pass from highly touted quarterbackTeam needs victory over Miami NorlandBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorJACKSON 32,KEY WEST 12Cooler waters will heat up fishOur first cool front is predicted to move through this week. This should drastically improve the fishing as it speeds the cooling of the waters, and the northeast breezes mix the water column from top to bottom, creating oxygen and invigorating the fish.The front will also spur more pelagic fish to move to southern climes. We're already seeing telltale signs that the migration is on. There are increasing numbers of sailfish as well as Spanish and king mackerel on the reef. In the Gulf, the jack crevalle are moving in heavy.On the reef, the yellowtail bite remains good with fish scattered through all depth ranges from 30 to 90 feet. And there's a real mix in size. You'll be catching 15-inchers in 45 feet of water when allReef's alive with variety, tuna at humpFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSConchs win first-ever cross country meetAKey West High School cross-country team had never won a meet other than the annual county championships contested with Coral Shores and Marathon that is, until Friday at Larry and Penny Thompson Park in Miami.The Conch boys team finished first out of 18 teams at the Varela Invitational with an average time of 18 minutes, 38 seconds in the 5K (3.1 miles). "It was our first overall victory ever in an invitational meet," said coach Terence White. Brock Guzman led the way, finishing sixth in 18:00 a second off his personal best and 40 seconds behind winner Carlos Penaranda of Pembroke Pines Charter. Guzman was followed by Everett Wagner (18:10), Julian Ramirez (18:28), Connor Cheney (19:22) and Matt Diaz (19:50). Cheney's 24th-place finish was a big factor in the victory. At the half-mile mark of the race, he had seven runners chasing him, "He held off those kids and that was definitely critical," White said.Although only the top five finishers factor in the scoring, the Conchs had two other runners who were impressive Jerry Burgess, who ran a personal-best 19:59, and fellow freshmanGuzman leads the way at Varela eventBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST CROSS COUNTRYSee Key West,3BChris Johnson Captain'sColumn David Snyder and his kids ages 6,7 and 8,from Lavonia, Ga.,had an awesome half day on the reef with SeaSquared Charters.See Dolphins,2BSee Fishing,3BSee Conchs,3B
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Connect with Rick on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Rick4Sheri Connect with Rick on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Rick4Sheri job, Holly said. Tyler getting back on field gave us a big lift. Fullback Kodi Roberts ended a first-quarter drive with a 7-yard touchdown run, and scored from 24 yards out in the third quarter. Coral Shores took a 21-0 halftime lead when quarterback Addison Duma-Kenny found wideout Alberto Anderson for an 11-yard touchdown throw on the last play before the break. In the second half, Coral Shores rang up scores on a 12-yard run by Eddie Dunn, a 32-yard run by Henry Jacobsen and a 24-yard rush by Logan Rowe. Coral Shores defenders shut down the Spartan attack. Ends Terrill Taylor and Ismer played an unbelievable game with a combined six sacks, Holly said.Defensive backs Paul Pauchey, Duma-Kenny and Rhyne blanketed the receiving corps for the pass-minded Spartans. Cane junior safety Cameron Langford picked off his first career interception.Everybody played, and we were all excited to have the opportunity to play as well as we did, Holly said. LaSalle, playing Coral Shores at its homecoming game, is coming off a 31-30 overtime loss to Benjamin High School. The Lions field big and strong guys on the line and very fast skill players, Holly said. Weve got to be able to contain their speed.Coral Shores plays Marathon High School in the Hurricane homecoming game, Oct. 19 at George M. Barley Jr. Stadium in Tavernier.Coral Shores rollsFrom Hurricanes,1B Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWJimmy Rhyne,shown here in an earlier game,got the Canes off to a great start with an early touchdown. That would-be score came after Jesse Deluca blocked a punt that Ian Almodovar returned 50 yards to the Ransom 4-yard line. Quarterback Roberto Perez scored on second down but the play was called back. By the time that series was over, we were on the 25-yard line, Martin said. Cooper Chaplin led the Dolphins with 10 tackles, while Deluca had eight tackles with one for a loss and the blocked punt. John Keller had two tackles for a loss. The Dolphins are scheduled to host Archbishop Curley High School Friday at 7:30 p.m. for the schools homecoming game. The homecoming king and queen are slated to be announced at halftime.Homecoming is FridayFrom Dolphins,1B Lady Conchs yet to find theirgrooveLooking to stop a 10match losing streak after going 0-5 at a tournament last weekend in Lakeland, the Key West High volleyball team will play Monsignor Pace at 5:30 today in a nondistrict match at the Bobby Menendez Gym.The Conchs (3-12) havent won since they defeated Pace on Sept. 19 in Opa-locka.Playing in a tourney against top competition Friday and Saturday at Lakeland High, Key West had its moments but couldnt win.On Friday, the Conchs lost to Newsome, 25-18, 2518, and to Lakeland, 25-8, 25-10. On Saturday, they lost to Winter Haven, 25-23, 2514, and were defeated twice by Brandon, 25-23, 24-26, 15-12, and 25-23, 25-21.The girls played great, coach Jessy Archer said, referring to the first game against Brandon. We just fell short to a good team. In that match, Ryann Appleby continued the strong play she has shown all season with 12 points and 31-of-34 hitting. In a later match, Appleby had six kills and Breanna Johnson was 8for-8 serving. The Conchs got a good performance from junior Kayla Carmona, who shined as a second setter after Kayla Geide had to be taken out because of a wrist injury. The team already without starter Frannie Garcia, who has a shoulder injury. I want my team healthy and playing together as we head into the home stretch of the season, Archer said. Key West has a juniorladen team, which Archer said put the Conchs at a disadvantage at Lakeland. Juniors dont move as well or are as quick, she said. And in games as fast as the ones over the weekend, anticipation is the key.After todays match, the Conchs, 1-4 in District 164A, will close the regular season with home matches next Tuesday (5:30) against Coral Shores and next Wednesday (6:30) against Marathon.Were playing for a district championship this year and I want it bad, Archer said.Volleyball 3-12 heading into todayBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST VOLLEYBALLKeys teams clash in splashAfter competing against the states elite in a meet last weekend in Orlando, the Key West High School swimming team will take on Coral Shores and Marathon at 4 this afternoon in the annual county championships at the Florida Keys Community College pool.Fifteen Conchs who went to the Florida Swimming Pool Association Invitational at the Orlando YMCAhope that experience will enable them to cut times in todays meet.The Conchs got to see what swimming at a high level is about. The Jacksonville Bolles boys team set a national record of two minutes, 58 seconds in the 400-yard freestyle relay. Our swimmers looked at the strokes of these [top swimmers] to see how to improve their strokes, said coach Lori Bosco. Conch junior sprinter Derrick Allen held his own, finishing 13th in the 50 free prelims in 23.23 seconds, and 14th in the consolation finals in 23:07. In the 100 free prelims, he swam a personal-best 53:15. Freshman T.J. Carbone lowered his time by 14 seconds in the 500 free, finishing in 5:55, Chris Bujak swam a 25.44 in the 50 free and a 1:01 in the 100 butterfly. Trevor Helms swam the 50 free in 24.86 and Michelle Konick did the 100 breaststroke in 1:19. It was a great experience for us, Bosco said. There were some phenomenal swimmers there. Today, the Conch boys and girls teams will try to avenge losses to Coral Shores in last years county championships.County title on the table today at FKCCBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST SWIMMING
of a sudden a couple of flags show up. There's also a nice mutton bite on the reef edge. They're taking live ballyhoo fished on jig heads on or near the bottom. We're seeing more and more grouper here as well, with a fair number of keeper reds in the shallower, 30to 40-foot depths and nice-size blacks on the deeper edge of the reef. Live ballyhoo is the bait of choice as they are thick all over the reef. You can hairhook them or throw the cast net on them. Put them in the live well and then send them deep. If mackerel is your game, try fishing the ballyhoo on a non-weighted mackerel rig. Hang on as the ceros and kings will take that bait with abandon. The Spanish mackerel are beginning to show on both the Atlantic and Bay sides of the islands. On the patch reefs, the 20to 30-foot venues provide a wide variety of fishing opportunities. Big mangrove snapper are the main event with either live pilchards or ballyhoo fished on jig heads on the bottom providing monsters up to six pounds. This fishery was consistent throughout last week, and I don't expect it to fade anytime soon. Mixed in are loads of keeper yellowtail plus medium-size mutton in the sixto eight-pound class, keeper gag and red grouper, plenty of cero mackerel and the occasional king. Offshore, there's a pretty good tuna bite. Some guys are catching them as shallow as 180 feet. In the Middle Keys area, the Marathon hump is producing good catches of blackfins in the fiveto 10-pound range, with the random fish over 15. There's a smattering of dolphin for those putting in the time and energy to find them and a fair number of wahoo around floating debris. On the bayside, the mangrove bite remains good both in shallow and out in the deeper gulf waters. Additional quantities of gag grouper show every day as the waters continue to cool. And as mentioned, the Spanish mackerel are beginning to show, although I don't expect to see a major run until mid-November. If you're looking to give your arms a real workout, the jack crevalle are thick. Most are in the fiveto ten-pound category and are great fun on 12-pound tackle.The week's bestCapt. T.J. Yzenas, of Island Lure Charters out of Captain Hook's Marina in Marathon, fished both sides last week. His group from Fort Lauderdale had nonstop action on 10 different species in the bay and caught plenty to take home in a half day. Hal and Scott, from Atlanta, fished the oceanside and got their limit of yellowtail and then wore themselves out on hefty amberjack in the 35to 40-pound range. The Papa Pip's out of Captain Pip's Marina and Hideaway in Marathon, with Capt. Bob Crockett and mate Neil Apley, had a couple of productive offshore trips. A group from Colorado landed 22 good-size blackfin tuna and another brought back some dolphin and tuna. The SeaSquared crew had many outstanding trips to the reef this week. Our anglers caught huge mangrove snapper to six pounds, flag yellowtails, hefty muttons, red grouper and cero mackerel.Casting contestCapt. Spider's Casting for Charity returns Thursday at the 7 Mile Marina/Salty's Waterfront Grill at mile marker 47 bayside in Marathon. The contest runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and will benefit Habitat for Humanity.Capt. Chris Johnson is a member of the Yamaha National Fishing Team and specializes in offshore, gulf/bay, reef/wreck, shark and tarpon fishing with SeaSquared Charters out of the 7 Mile Marina in Marathon. You can reach him at 743-5305, SeaSquared@ bellsouth.net and www.Sea Squared-Charters.com.Smattering of dolphin'From Fishing,1B Wednesday,October 10,2012 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com Hi, Im Dr. AugstenAs of July 31st, I have completed and terminated my association with Fishermens Hospital and I have decided to open my own practice in Marathon, The Heart of the Keys. 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This meetin g is open to the public. For additional information, please contact Joshua Peele, at (305) 809-2636, or e-mail: email@example.com Published Keynoter 10-10-12 Photo by BERT BUDDEKey West's Norman Lopez catches a touchdown pass as Jackson's Steve Vieu (left) and Antonio Howard defend during last Friday night's game.Quinton Flowers to Timothy Bellinger for a 7-0 lead.The rout that some had expected appeared to be on early in the second quarter when Flowers rolled to his left and unloaded a long high pass that was caught in the end zone for an apparent 49-yard touchdown. But it was called back because of a penalty. More penalties quickly ensued yellow flags flew and pink whistles (for Breast Cancer Awareness Month) blew.The Generals soon found themselves facing a bizarre fourth-and-65 from their own 20. ("I was still nervous," Key West coach Johnny Hughes said Monday. Flowers "is the real deal, oh, goodness gracious." Jackson, though, punted. On the first play of the ensuing drive, fullback Elliott Valdez ran 37 yards up the middle to the Jackson 22. That set up a two-yard touchdown run by Donald Roberts that cut the lead to 7-6.A65-yard drive by Jackson ended in a TD and a two-point conversion that made it 15-6, but the Conchs came back again, Valdez ripped off another long gain, this time barreling for 45 yards, setting up a 19-yard TD pass from Roberts to Norman Lopez to make it 15-12.That was the score at the half. The band took the field, Valdez hit the concession stand for energy drinks and then joined his teammates in the locker room, where, Hughes said, the mood was, "We can play with these guys, we have a chance to win."Key West, however, didn't score again. Flowers went in from a yard out in the third quarter to make it 22-12. AKey West fumble led to a 21-yard field goal early in the fourth by Franklin Bonilla that extended the lead to 25-12. The Conchs tried to get the lead down to one possession, but on a second-andnine from the Jackson 19, Roberts threw a pass that was intercepted by Bennie Powell, who ran 82 yards for the final score. Three minutes later, the game was over. Key West, which had been accustomed to rushing for more than 400 yards, was held to 161 118 of them by Valdez. Outside threats Deonte Stemage and Lopez were contained. "They were so fast we couldn't turn the corners, and we missed blocks on the perimeter," Hughes said. "They were in a wide-nine defense because they were worried about the outside." The Conchs will play at American High at 7:30 p.m. Friday.They were so fast'From Conchs,1BJ.T. Keane, who came in at 20:00.The Key West girls team was fourth in an average time of 24:00. "We had no big stars but our depth really carried us," White said. "The heat was unbearable, and I think the kids were affected by that."The top five Conchs were Tristin Milliken (20th in 23:03), Meaghan McCulla (23:56), Liz Czerwinski (24:19), Catherine Richardson (24:20) and Sydney Graft (24:22).Key West will return to the same venue for the Junior Orange Bowl Invitational at 4 p.m. Friday.Girls place 4thFrom Key West,1BPierce blisters SombreroMarathon High School sophomore Kyle Pierce shot the round of his varsity career Friday at Sombrero Country Club, but it wasn't enough to lift the Dolphins over rival Key West High and Palmer Trinity schools.The Falcons won the match with a 180-stroke total over nine holes, while the Conchs shot 183 and Marathon 184.Pierce shot a one-overpar 37 on the back nine, posting the top individual score and besting standout No. 1 Key West player Evan DeRoche (38) by one stroke. "That's huge for our team; we were really ecstatic about that," Marathon coach Kevin Freeman said. "He was really focused form the first tee to the last green." Pierce one-putted all but one of the nine holes, posting two birdies, three bogies and four pars. Key West's regular No. 2 player, Elliot Arazi, and No. 3 Trevor Pike, did not play Friday. Manny Castillo played No. 2 and shot a 47, while No. 3 Chase Renner shot 49 and No. 4 Thomas Fricke posted a 51. For Marathon, Jake Logan shot a 47, Ariel Rodriguez 49 and Kevin McKeon 51. On Saturday, the Conchs bested Palmer by 32 strokes 176 to 208 at the Key West Golf Club. DeRoche led the way with a 37, while Renner shot 44, Castillo 46 and Scott Brown 49. "It was on our home course. I don't know if that made a difference, but Chase shot a great game. He cut five strokes down from the day before," Conchs coach John Moeller said. Marathon is scheduled to play its final regular season match today at Miami Country Day at 3 p.m. Key West was slated to host LaSalle High School Tuesday, but results were not available at press time.But Dolphins still short among threeBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON GOLF Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/Photos Andy Kimball crosses the finish line in 18 minutes,53 seconds to win Saturday's third annual Montessori One Human Race 5K Run and walk in Key West.More than 230 people participated in the event.Gwen Esbensen was tops among women at 22:12.FIRST-PLACE FINISH
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday,October 10,2012 Breast Cancer Awareness Wehavethenewstandardin digitalmammographyjustforyou. YesMaam! OCTOBERISNATIONALBREASTCANCERAWARENESSMONTH DofasterexamswithasofterMammoPad, quickerresults andmoreaccuratediagnoses createthebestmammogramexperience possible?YesMaam! Toscheduleyourmammogram, call305-292-9353. 5900 College Road, Key West LKMC.com So what is breast cancer?October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But what exactly is breast cancer? According to the National Cancer Institute, it's a cancer that forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple) and lobules (glands that make milk). It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare. In 2012, there have been an estimated 226,000 new cases diagnosed among women and 2,190 among men. Also this year, there have been 39,510 female breast cancer deaths and 410 male breast cancer deaths. Based on current incidence rates, experts estimate that about one out of every eight women born today will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some time during her life. The strongest risk factor is age. Awoman's risk of developing this disease increases as she gets older. Other factors can also increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, including inherited changes in certain genes, a personal or family history of breast cancer, having dense breasts, beginning to menstruate before age 12, starting menopause after age 55, having a first full-term pregnancy after age 30, never having been pregnant, obesity after menopause, and alcohol use. Following is a more specific breakdown of the risk factors: Genetic changes. Inherited changes in certain genes increase the risk of breast cancer. These changes are estimated to account for no more than about 10 percent of all breast cancers. However, women who carry changes in these genes have a much higher risk of breast cancer than women who do not carry these changes. Mammographic breast density. The glandular (milk-producing) and connective tissue of the breast are mammographically dense that is, they appear white on a mammogram. In contrast, fatty tissue of the breast is not mammographically dense and appears dark. Women who have a high percentage of breast tissue that appears dense on a mammogram have a higher risk of breast cancer than women of similar age who have little or no dense breast tissue. In general, younger women have denser breasts than older women. As a woman ages, the amount of glandular tissue normally decreases and the amount of fatty tissue increases. Abnormalities, such as tumors, in dense breasts can be more difficult to detect on a mammogram because tumors often also appear white.Family historyAwoman's chance of developing breast cancer increases if her mother, sister and/or daughter have been diagnosed with the disease, especially if they were diagnosed before age 50. Having a close male blood relative with breast cancer also increases a woman's risk of developing the disease. Radiation therapy. Women who had radiation therapy to the chest (including the breasts) before age 30 have an increased risk of developing breast cancer throughout their lives. This includes women treated for Hodgkin lymphoma. Studies show that the younger a woman was when she received treatment, the higher her risk of developing breast cancer later in life. Alcohol. Studies indicate that the more alcohol a woman drinks, the greater her risk of breast cancer. Reproductive and menstrual history. Women who had their first menstrual period before age 12 or who went through menopause after age 55 have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Women who had their first full-term pregnancy after age 30 or who have never had a fullterm pregnancy are also at increased risk of breast cancer. Long-term use of menopausal hormone therapy. Women who used combined estrogen and progestin menopausal hormone therapy for more than five years have an increased chance of developing breast cancer. Body weight. Studies have found that among postmenopausal women who have not used menopausal hormone therapy, the chance of getting breast cancer is higher in women who are overweight or obese than in women of a healthy weight. Physical activity level. Women who are physically inactive throughout life may have an increased risk of breast cancer. Race. In the United States, breast cancer is diagnosed more often in white women than in African American/black, Hispanic/Latina, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indian/Alaska Native women. Courtesy of the National Cancer Institute.It primarily affects women, history showsBREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTHRegularscreenings are importantYour health-care provider can check for breast cancer before you have any symptoms. During an office visit, he or she will ask about your personal and family medical history. You will have a physical exam, and your provider may order one or more imaging tests, such as a mammogram. Health-care providers recommend that you have regular clinical breast exams and mammograms to find breast cancer early. Treatment is more likely to work well when breast cancer is detected early. During a clinical breast exam, your health-care provider checks your breasts. You may be asked to raise your arms over your head, let them hang by your sides, or press your hands against your hips. Your provider looks for differences in size or shape between your breasts. The skin of your breasts is checked for a rash, dimpling or other abnormal signs. Your nipples may be squeezed to check for fluid. If you have a lump, your provider will feel its size, shape and texture. He or she will also check to see if the lump moves easily. Benign (non-cancerous) lumps often feel different from cancerous ones. Lumps that are soft, smooth, round and movable are likely to be benign. Ahard, oddly shaped lump that feels firmly attached within the breast is more likely to be cancer, but further tests are needed to diagnose the problem. Amammogram is an Xray picture of tissues inside the breast. Mammograms are used for both screening and diagnosis and can often show a lump before it can be felt. They also can show a cluster of tiny specks of calcium. These specks are called microcalcifications. Lumps or specks can be from cancer, precancerous cells, or other conditions. Further tests are needed to find out if abnormal cells are present. Before you have symptoms, you should get regular screening mammograms to detect breast cancer early. Women in their 40s and older should have mammograms every one or two years. Women who are younger than 40 and have risk factors for breast cancer should ask their health-care provider whether to have mammograms and how often to have them. If the screening mammogram shows an abnormal area of the breast, your provider may order clearer, more detailed images of that area. Providers use diagnostic mammograms to learn more about unusual breast changes, such as a lump, pain, thickening, nipple discharge or change in breast size or shape. Mammograms use very small doses of radiation. The risk of any harm is very slight, but repeated X-rays could cause problems. You should always let your health-care provider and the technician know if there is any possibility that you are pregnant. Courtesy of the National Cancer Institute.Go through them before symptoms showBREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Celebrating Women in Business Call oremail Laura Preston Lpreston@keynoter.com305-743-5551 Put yourBusiness in the Spotlight! Only $56.00 Yourbusiness card here orprovide us with yourphoto and ad copy and well create the card foryou. Actual size of ad KEYS WIDE COVERAGEPublications: Florida Keys Keynoter Key West Keynoter Wednesday, October24th The Reporter Friday, October26st also on ourWebsite atNational Women in Business Week October22nd 26th Deadline: Monday, October17th at 5PM Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYThis is the upgraded mammography unit at Fishermen's Community Hospital in Marathon
Wednesday,October 10,2012 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com Breast Cancer Awareness Crossword solutionSolution to the Oct.6 puzzle. At Beautiful Rainbow Bend Resort Mile Marker 58,Grassy Key Reservations 289-1554 Credit Cards Accepted The only thing we overlook is the ocean.Open 7 days a week Dinner 4:30 10pm Breakfast 7:30 10am Formal yet warm setting... Attentive Service LAttitudes review Feb. 1, 2002Casual,Gourmet Dining Sunset DinnersNo w only $13.95INCLUDINGCup of Soup,Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread with Entree7 nights a week(except holidays)Must be seated by 5:30 pm Call For Reservations Numerous resources availableThe American Cancer Society offers numerous resources to those diagnosed with cancer. It can be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week online at www.can cer.org or by calling (800) 227-2345. From the organization's website: "Callers are connected with a cancer information specialist who can help them locate a hospital, understand cancer and treatment options, learn what to expect and how to plan, help address insurance concerns, find financial resources, find a local support group, and more. "The society can also help people who speak languages other than English or Spanish find the assistance they need, offering services in 170 languages in total.... "Breast cancer survivors provide one-on-one support, information and inspiration to help people facing the disease cope with breast cancer through the American Cancer Society Reach To Recovery program. Volunteer survivors are trained to respond in person or by telephone to people facing breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, recurrence or recovery.... "When women are in active cancer treatment, they want to look their best, and Look Good, Feel Better helps them do just that. The free program, which is a collaboration of the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Products Council Foundation and the Professional Beauty Association/National Cosmetology Association, helps women learn beauty techniques to restore their self-image and cope with appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. "Certified beauty professionals, trained as Look Good, Feel Better volunteers, provide tips on makeup, skin care, nail care and head coverings. Additional information is available for men and teens.... "Cancer patients cite transportation to and from treatment as a critical need, second only to direct financial assistance. The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program matches these patients with specially trained volunteer drivers. "This program offers patients an additional key benefit of companionship and moral support during the drive to medical appointments. In those cases where a Road To Recovery driver isn't available, the society may be able to provide other transportation assistance.... When someone diagnosed with cancer must travel far from home for the best treatment, where to stay and how to afford accommodations are immediate concerns and can sometimes affect treatment decisions. American Cancer Society Hope Lodge facilities provide free, home-like temporary lodging for patients and their care givers close to treatment centers, thereby easing the emotional and financial burden of finding affordable lodging....Don't be alonePeople with cancer and their loved ones do not have to face their cancer experience alone. They can connect with others who have been there through the American Cancer Society Cancer Survivors Network. The online community is a welcoming and safe place that was created by and for cancer survivors and their families.... "People with cancer and their care takers need help coping with the challenges of living with the disease. Doctors, nurses, social workers, and other health care professionals provide them with that assistance by conducting the American Cancer Society I Can Cope educational classes to guide patients and their families through their cancer journey. "Other sources of patient information and support include: National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, (800) 232-4636. This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention program helps low-income women gain access to timely, high-quality screening programs for the detection of breast and cervical cancer. Sisters Network, (866) 781-1808. This national African American breast cancer survivors support group is committed to increasing local and national attention to the impact that breast cancer has on African Americans. YourShoes 24/7 Breast Cancer Support Center, (800) 227-2345. YourShoes is a 24hour hotline staffed by trained peer counselors who are breast cancer survivors. The hotline provides information on breast cancer and breast health to anyone touched by or concerned about this disease.Most just a phone call awayBREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTHKeys Cancer Foundation is thereIf you're a Keys resident and are diagnosed with cancer, you might want to contact the nonprofit Cancer Foundation of the Florida Keys. The group has a simple goal: "To offer assistance to qualified cancer patients living in the Florida Keys and to aid them in their quest for education and treatment for their disease, in whatever way possible, whenever possible," says the group's website. "The goal of the Cancer Foundation of the Florida Keys is to assist qualified patients while undergoing treatment when other financial sources of assistance have been denied or exhausted." Qualification for financial assistance is based on income eligibility and all of the money raised by the foundation is used to help cancer patients in the Keys with such things as utility bills and other monetary needs. However, "the Cancer Foundation believes that the first line of offense against cancer is a good defense an educated decision about prevention and treatment. The foundation offers help in this key area, too," the website says. The foundation regularly provides screenings for prostate, breast, skin and colorectal cancer. To find out more, call 294-7300 or send an e-mail to info@KeysCancer.org.Nonprofit offers help to residentsBREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTHStudy: Get off the couchWomen undergoing treatment for breast cancer might fight off distressing side effects and improve psychological well-being by staying off the couch. That's according to a new University of Miami study that shows women who are physically active during treatment have less depression and an enhanced quality of life and report less debilitating fatigue. "Women who are physically active may also have more confidence in their own ability to continue with family-related, household, work-related, or social activities, which bring meaning and satisfaction to their lives," says Jamie M. Stagl, a doctoral student in clinical health psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at UM and lead author of the study. "This may lead to appraisals of lower fatigue, heightened quality of life and less depression." UM researchers studied the reported physical activity of 240 women recently diagnosed with nonmetastatic breast cancer and recruited from four to 10 weeks post-surgery. Participants attended a 10week, group-based Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management intervention, or a one-day psychoeducation "self-help" comparison group. In addition, researchers monitored the women's reported physical activity levels. While these researchers have previously shown that stress management improves breast cancer treatment, the current study reveals that there are additional benefits for women who are also physically active through treatment. "Women who increased the amount of time they spent being physically active between the weeks after surgery and their adjuvant therapy had less fatigue disruption their fatigue did not disrupt their ability to perform everyday activities," Stagl says. "They also showed a decrease in depressed mood and an increase in quality of life." The study, titled "Physical Activity Adds to the Effects of Stress Management Intervention on Fatigue Interference, Depression, and Functional Quality of Life During Treatment for Breast Cancer," was funded by the National Cancer Institute. Co-authors are Michael H. Antoni, Ph.D.; Suzanne Lechner, Ph.D.; John E. Lewis, Ph.D.; Sara Vargas, M.S.; Stefan Gluck, M.D.; and Professor Charles Carver.Being active helps reduce depressionMiami HeraldBREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH ACROSS 1Rounded map 6Cavort 10Beach toy 14Backcomb 19Consumer advocate Ralph ___ 20Andy Taylor's son 21Druid letter 22Knight's protection 23Squirrel's find 24Chutzpah 25Matures 26Danish coin 27Region:abbr. 28Harvesting meat? 31WWI battlefield 33Woo 34Director Howard 35Barry or Andy Gibb 38War god 39Highest decibel count 43Permit 44"___ it romantic?" 46Scowl 47Contend 48Liberty or dinner 49Onion family movie critic? 53Finch or petrel 54Biting 55Shade trees 56Churl 57Gave a party for 58"It's a Wonderful Life"star 60Lunge 63___ spoon 64Clerical vestments 65"___ Lucy" 66Count calories 67"Our Love Is Here ___" 70Ways to go 71Pizza sauce ingredient75Pains'complement 76Bloke 77Touch of color 79Yikes! 80Endure 81Unpicked legumes? 84Alaskan town 85Drink like a cat 86Determination 87Monster 88Left Bank cap 89"___:A Love Story" 91L.A.weather problem 93Annoy 94Many yrs.old 95Handshake 96Shearer,of ballet fame 98Big-mouthed vegetables? 102Scarlett's home 106Berate mildly 107Composer Satie 108Jai ___ 109Garfunkel's partner 110Casino game 111Jousting weapon 112"...in the pot,___ days old" 113Antony's countryman 114Auguries 115Luge 116Mrs.Dick Tracy 117Sleep audibly DOWN 1Small insect 2Lingerie trim 3Aroma 4Sweet pol from Arizona? 5Avian shore denizen 6Scoundrel 7Moonstones 8Corn or pepper grinder 9Deep-billed shore birds 10Czech capital 11Foretells 12Bumbling 13Minus 14Remove 15Mission 16Wild 17Progeny 18Prior,poetically 28___ nups 29Bridge position 30Fresh water game fish 32Church seat 35Rum cakes 36Choose 37Actress Burstyn,to friends 39Booty 40Webber heroine 41Fathers 42Lingerie item 44Signature medium 45Regular meetings 46Stopper 49Yeltsin's predecessor,for short 50Edibles 51___ and well 52"___ State":Texas 531950's vegetarians? 57Gratis 59Oh dear! 61Outermost planet 62Hogwash! 63Circumference 66___ tread on me! 67Defer,for now 68Indian,for one 69Figure 70Get ___! 72Greek marketplace, of old 73Appellations 74"Golden Boy"playwright 76Solidifies 78Fury 81Fraction 82Lariat 83Moussaka ingredient 86Shelley or Jonathan 88___ none 90___ voyage 91Flume 92Like the Lone Ranger 93___ honor 95Reef component 96Wherewithal 97Sooners 98"For ___ the Bell Tolls" 99Trudge 100___ and haws 101Nobelist Wiesel 103Bullets 104Surf's sound 105Last Stuart queen 106Noncom 109Soc.Sec.beneficiaries Observer crossword puzzle "Culinary Puns" Solution in the Oct.13 Keynoter www.keysnet.com
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday,October 10,2012 Breast Cancer AwarenessNew drug is called remarkable'Finally, some hope for women who've run out of options. The word "remarkable" isn't often used to describe breast cancer treatments, but that's what doctors are calling T-DM1. It's a new drug for an especially ferocious cancer that accounts for 20 percent of breast cancers and affects women of all ages. "It's a remarkable drug for two reasons. One, it's very effective even in women who've already had their cancer progress on prior therapies. And two, it's remarkably low in side effects," says Dr. Ian Krop, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and one of the lead investigators in the third and most recent trial of the drug. Findings -were presented in June at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. T-DM1 is used to treat HER2-positive breast cancer that's already spread beyond the breast. In HER2-positive breast cancer, the HER2 proteins cover the cancer cells and promote their growth. T-DM1 is an intravenous drug that's a combination of two drugs. The first (the Tin the name T-DM1) is trastuzumab (Herceptin), an antibody that seeks out and attaches to the HER2 proteins on the surface of cancer cells. The second drug is an experimental chemotherapy drug called emtansine (DM1). Just like a guided missile, the trastuzumab binds to HER2 proteins on the cancer cells and then delivers the toxic DM-1 directly to them, killing them. In contrast, standard chemotherapy drugs are not delivered so directly to the cancerous cells. So TDM1 appears to be more potent. Another apparent advantage of T-DM1, compared with standard chemotherapy, is that it results in fewer side effects. With standard chemotherapy, all the body's cells are exposed to the drug, and healthy cells can be injured. With T-DM1, the chemotherapy drug (DM1) is delivered just to the cancer cells. As a result, says Krop, "TDM1 doesn't cause the usual hair loss, nausea, and diarrhea, but it has an effectiveness that's even better than many chemotherapies. The two most common side effects in the trial were lowered blood platelet counts in 12 percent of the patients and mild irritation of the liver in 4 percent of the patients." Unfortunately, T-DM1 doesn't permanently kill all the cancer cells. "For 44 percent of women in the trial, it shrank cancer throughout the body significantly," says Krop, "then the cancer progressed again after about a year." But a year is a long time for women who consider each day a gift. "We haven't been able to cure patients with metastatic breast cancer. T-DM1 doesn't cure it, but it does give them a really significant period of time in which their quality of life is excellent and they can go on with their life with minimal disruptions. And for a patient with incurable cancer, having an extra year of excellent quality of life is a big deal," says Krop.BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH MAKE TIME FOR PEACE OF MIND BaptistHealth.net A not-for-prot organization committed to our faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence When treated early, the breast cancer survival rate is 89%* thats why Baptist Health South Florida is dedicated to helping save womens lives through early detection. Adigital mammogram takes just 20 minutes and is still the best screening tool and our diagnostic centers feature the most advanced technology and low-dose radiation for your safety. Plus, were staffed with experienced technologists and Boardcertied radiologists specializing in breast health. Women age 40 and over should have a screening mammogram every year, and those at high risk due to family history or other factors should speak with their doctor to determine if earlier or additional testing is necessary.*Source: American Cancer Society Healthcare that cares Homestead HospitalMariners Hospital975 Baptist Way91500 Overseas Highway, Tavernier (MM 91.5) Proud sponsor ofNextand same-day appointments often available. Most insurance plans are accepted and many cover screening mammography at 100%. SCHEDULE YOUR DIGITAL MAMMOGRAM TODAYScan this code for direct access to our mobile scheduling site. Call 786-573-6000 in Miami-Dade and 305-434-1588 in Monroe. Email your request or send a photo of your prescription to firstname.lastname@example.org using our Smartphone Scheduling. For additional locations in Miami-Dade and Broward, please visit BaptistHealth.net. McClatchy-Tribune
Wednesday,October 10,2012 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month atFlorida Keys AHEC FREE BREASTHEALTHBONEDENSITYEXAMSTuesdays from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM5800 Overseas Highway,Suite 36Call Lori Dombroski at 305-743-7111 ext.206 to schedule an appointment DOT PALM,Inc. DOT PALM,Inc.Hope for a Cure! 743-3090WWW.DOTPALMS.COMLICENSED & INSURED Lic# SP3636 Love In Bloom Florist 134 Simonton St. Key West,FL 33040 email@example.com loveinbloomflorist.com Breast Cancer Awareness3-D mammograms are now availableBringing life-like detail to a hospital near you: The 3-D mammogram, which doctors say is detecting breast cancer earlier and more accurately than traditional tests. Approved last year by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 3-Dequipped tomosynthesis machines are now available at some hospitals and diagnostic centers. And while they look and feel like the standard, twodimensional model, these high-tech, touch-screen devices are able to see more deeply and clearly into a woman's breast tissue, detailing even the fatty or dense flesh that can disguise a lurking lump. "If we can reduce false alarms by 30 percent, we are doing a tremendous job for our patients and our community," said Dr. Mary K. Hayes, medical director of women's imaging for the Memorial Healthcare System. "Because it's less anxiety, less lost work time and lower costs because we're not having to do all those additional tests. So the patient wins, the employer wins and the family wins." And by cutting down on false alarms, the more accurate screenings also are cutting down on the cost and distress that come with extra procedures such as sonogram screenings and biopsies. The 2-D portion of tomosynthesis is typically covered by insurance, but most health plans don't cover the costs of the 3-D portion yet because the FDAapproval is relatively new, said a spokesman for Hologic, which manufactures the machines. To help make the test more affordable, Memorial Regional and Memorial Hospital Miramar in Broward County are running a special throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, offering tomosynthesis screenings normally $135 for $99 and regular mammograms for $50 for those without insurance. At Bethesda Women's Health Center in Boynton Beach, which has offered tomosynthesis the past two months, standard digital mammograms will be offered for $75 instead of the usual $100 throughout October. Tomosynthesis will cost another $50, all year-round.Early trialMemorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood was on the forefront of discovering just what tomosynthesis means in detecting cancers of the breast. In 2008 and 2009, it was one of 16 hospitals across the nation that participated in a Harvard University-led clinical trial of 3-D mammography. The study found that tomosynthesis detects 15 percent more breast cancers and cuts false alarms by 30 percent when compared with the standard, twodimensional digital mammograms helping to persuade the FDAto give its nod. "For us, it's a tool that allows us to do a better job for our patients," Hayes said. In addition to capturing 2-D images like standard mammograms, the tomosynthesis camera also moves in an arc over the breast, taking 15 mini-pictures over four seconds to yield a more layered, detailed view of the tissue. Hologic, the company that manufactures the machines, likens the results to pages in a book, allowing radiologists multiple views of potentially problematic spots. "Basically, you're getting more information you're getting slice by slice" instead of a single composite, 2-D picture, said Bethesda radiologist Dr. Ariana Alvarez. Mary Shallcross, 61, was sold on the concept after seeing a TVnews story last year. "I have really dense breasts, and so when I heard about this, I thought, this is the test for me," said Shallcross, who drove from her home in Miramar to Memorial Regional in Hollywood after learning it was, at the time, the only facility in Broward with tomosynthesis. "That's why I came all the way out here." Two days later, Memorial's sister hospital, Memorial Hospital Miramar, began offering the 3-D mammograms. Kristie Labonte, 39, had her first mammogram last week, and when the nurses at Memorial Regional told her about tomosynthesis, the Dania Beach resident opted for the more hightech exam. "With 3-D, you usually think of movies or something," said Labonte, who has breast cancer in her family and recently lost a friend to the disease. "I think it's amazing what they can do now to detect it early." Dr. Darlene Da Costa, another Bethesda radiologist, said tomosynthesis' early detection benefits are important in the fight against the deadly disease. "All we want is to find breast cancer early, as early as possible," Da Costa said. "So with this technology, we're able to save lives."They offer clearer view in diagnosisBy NICOLE BROCHUSun SentinelBREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTHRelays raise over $4B since inceptionPerhaps the best-known events benefiting the American Cancer Society in the Keys are the three Relays for Life, overnight events that are the culmination of months of fundraisers countywide. The Keys Relays are planned for April 5 into 6 at the Marathon Community Park, April 12 into 13 at Higgs Beach Park in Key West and April 26 into 27 at Coral Shores High School in Tavernier. They all include ceremonies celebrating breast survivors and commemorating those who've died, music, food and more. And, of course, the relay itself 24 hours of walking around a track (fundraising team members take turns). Following is the history, from the American Cancer Society's website: "In the mid-1980s, Dr. Gordy Klatt, a Tacoma (Wash.) colorectal surgeon, wanted to enhance the income of his local American Cancer Society office. He decided to personally raise money for the fight by doing something he enjoyed running marathons. "In May 1985, Dr. Klatt spent a grueling 24 hours circling the track at Baker Stadium at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma for more than 83 miles. Throughout the night, friends paid $25 to run or walk 30 minutes with him. He raised $27,000 to fight cancer. That first year, nearly 300 of Dr. Klatt's friends, family and patients watched as he ran and walked the course. "While he circled the track those 24 hours, he thought about how others could take part. He envisioned a 24-hour team relay event that could raise more money to fight cancer. Months later he pulled together a small committee to plan the first team relay event known as the City of Destiny Classic 24-Hour Run Against Cancer. "In 1986, 19 teams took part in the first team relay event on the track at the colorful, historical Stadium Bowl and raised $33,000. An indescribable spirit prevailed at the track and in the tents that dotted the infield." The Cancer Society says that since the first Relay for Life event, more than $4 billion has been raised to fight cancer through research. To find out about the Keys Relays or to find out local resources for cancer support, treatment and the like, call the Cancer Society's Keys Unit at 2922333.3 scheduled throughout Florida KeysBREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYThis is a previous Relay for Life at the Marathon Community Park.There are three relays planned for the Keys in April.Fundraisers are plannedFollowing are upcoming American Cancer Society fundraisers in the Keys: Bras for a Cure, a competition benefiting Lower Keys Medical Center's Relay for Life team, ends with final voting Oct. 12 at the Hard Rock Cafe, 313 Duval St., Key West. Since Oct. 1, supporters have been decorating bras with paint, jewelry, you name it. Starting at 6 p.m. Friday, final modeling and voting will take place (votes cost $1) at the Hard Rock. On Oct. 13, the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk takes place starting at Higgs Beach off Atlantic Boulevard in Key West. Registration opens at 7 a.m., the walk starts at 8:30. There's no registration fee but donations are welcome. Participants are encouraged to wear decorated pink bras for the event. The BoneIslandTri triathlon in Key West on Jan. 13 benefits the Keys unit of the American Cancer Society. Cost before Dec. 1 to go the full distance in the swimming, running and bicycling event is $499 for individuals, $750 for teams. After that date, it's $550 and $800 respectively. For the half-distance event, the cost before Dec. 1 is $225 per person or $399 per team. After that, it's $250 and $450. To find out more, go to www.boneislandtri.com .Bra contest, 5K,triathlon on calendarBREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH 1014 White St. Key West,FL 305.296.4162 www.keywestcakes.com PIEROGIPOLISH MARKET1008 White Street Key West305-292-0464 Sandra Henderson ,Owner/Operator(Cell) 770-265-9811 5409 Overseas Hwy.,Ste firstname.lastname@example.org Marathon,FL 33050Licensed & InsuredKleen-Rite Services Make time for a MAMMOGRAM! KEYSNET.COM STOUTS RESTAURANT GREAT FOOD AT GREAT PRICES! 8349 Overseas Highway, Marathon 743-6437Monday Friday, 6am 2pmEco FriendlyCancer Beware!Suzy Curry, Owner, Survivor W W W K E Y S N E T C O M
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The event enables people to surrender their nonnative pets free of charge and with no penalties. Tree Tops Park is at 3900 SW100th Ave., Davie, about 73 miles from Gilbert's Resort at the Jewfish Creek Bridge on the 18-Mile Stretch in Key Largo. The goal is to reduce the number of nonnative species being released into the wild. "Often, pet owners don't understand the possible negative impacts that may result from releasing a nonnative species," said Jenny Novak, who coordinates the FWC's Exotic Pet Amnesty program. "Pet amnesty events foster responsible pet ownership while providing exotic pet owners a legal alternative to releasing nonnative animals." Exotic Pet Amnesty Days have had great success through the years in South Florida. "We'd like to expand the program by encouraging other agencies and organizations to participate," Novak said. "For example, this amnesty day would not be possible without our partnership with Broward County Parks and Recreation and the Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area." To date, more than 500 nonnative species have been observed in the wild in Florida and more than 130 have reproducing populations. It's illegal to release any animal not native to Florida. At Pet Amnesty Day, every attempt is made to place healthy animals with qualified adopters. Pet adopters must be pre-qualified to receive surrendered animals. Anyone interested in adopting exotic pets can download the permit application at www.myfwc./Nonnatives Adoption applications must be received by Oct. 18 to be processed in time for this event. Exotic Pet Amnesty Day is a free, family event. Live animals will be on display and experts will be on hand to talk about proper care of exotic pets.FWC accepts nonnatives, no questionsENVIRONMENT Photo courtesy NATIONAL PARK SERVICEThis nonnative Burmese python was found in North Key Largo several years ago with an endangered Key Largo woodrat in its belly.The rat had a radio transmitter on it so researchers could track it.Try a meaty veggie chiliChili might possibly be the perfect one-pot meal for fall and winter. And the best thing about it is that it gets better with time, so it is the perfect make-ahead meal. Originally, chili con carne was a simple soup-like stew made of chilies and beef, and in Texas a bowl of red still has no beans about it. But the thing that I love about today's chili is that the new definition allows for almost any combination of ingredients that make up a soup-like stew. I make all kinds of chili the popular ground beef and bean chili, a mean bowl of red, a white chicken chili with green chilies and hominy, and everything in between. But the chili that started my love affair with the one-pot wonder is my fire-roasted tomato and veggie chili. This was the dish that I made for housewarming gifts or for friends who were under the weather, as well as for big gatherings when cash was short but friendship was large. This vegetarian chili is so dense and "meaty" that you don't miss the con carne part and it is something you can serve just about everyone regardless of food preferences. It is meatless and vegan, glutenfree and most importantly a delicious and hearty stick-to-your-ribs version of an American classic. The key to a great chili is layering the flavors. I roast the garlic before adding it to the chili, giving the dish a deep garlic flavor that is savory sweet instead of raw and sharp. I also caramelize the mushrooms and vegetables before adding the liquid, again deepening the flavor. Finally, I add a bottle of beer as the chili simmers. This gives the finished dish body and additional layers of flavor. This also is a technique you can apply to any of your favorite chili recipes. Making sure that each category of ingredients (vegetables, aromatics, liquids, etc.) is fully seasoned before adding the other ingredients to the pot is the key to the rich, almost bottomless flavor. Just be prudent with the salt, as it will assert itself in every layer and you want to make sure that the chili is well seasoned but not oversalted. The ingredients for fireroasted tomato and veggie chili: One large head garlic. Olive oil. One pound sliced button mushrooms. One medium red onion, sliced. One red or yellow bell pepper, cored and chopped. Kosher salt. One pint grape tomatoes. Two 10-ounce cans Rotel tomatoes (tomatoes with mild roasted green chilies). 14.5-ounce can diced fire-roasted tomatoes. 1.5 cups cooked black beluga lentils (or one 15ounce can lentils, rinsed). 15-ounce can chili beans. 12-ounce bottle beer. Six tablespoons tomato paste. Two to three teaspoons chipotle chili powder. Two to three teaspoons ancho chili powder. Five to 10 shakes hot sauce, or to taste (optional). Ground black pepper. Chopped scallions, grated cheddar cheese, sour cream and oyster crackers, to serve. To speed up this recipe, roast the garlic ahead of time. Once cooled, it can be refrigerated for a day or two. Heat the oven to 350 F. Remove the outer layer of papery skin from garlic. Slice off the top halfinch from pointy top of the head. Drizzle with about two teaspoons of olive oil. Wrap the garlic in foil, then roast for 40 minutes, or until the cloves are golden-brown and soft. Remove from the oven and let cool. Meanwhile, in a large heavy-bottomed Dutch oven or stock pot over medium-high, heat a healthy splash of olive oil. Add the mushrooms, onion, bell pepper and a pinch of salt. Cook, covered, for five minutes. Remove the cover and cook for another five minutes, or until the vegetables soften. Set aside until the garlic has cooled. Return the pot to medium heat. Add the roasted garlic by squeezing each clove out of its papery skin. Add all three tomato varieties (grape, Rotel and fireroasted), lentils, chili beans, beer and tomato paste. Mix well, then bring to a gentle boil. Stir in both chili powders. Cook, uncovered, for 45 minutes, or until thickened and the tomatoes are cooked down. You may need to mash the tomatoes with the back of a wooden spoon. Season with hot sauce, salt and pepper. Serve with scallions, cheddar cheese, sour cream and oyster crackers for topping. Serve with a skillet of hot cornbread and a fresh green salad. Start to finish: An hour and a half (30 minutes active). Servings: Six. Nutrition information per serving: 430 calories; 150 calories from fat (35 percent of total calories); 17 g fat (7 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 30 mg cholesterol; 48 g carbohydrate; 11 g fiber; 10 g sugar; 17 g protein; 1330 mg sodium.Layer flavors to bring out the goodnessBy ELIZABETH KARMELAssociated PressTHE DINING TABLE Photo courtesy ASSOCIATED PRESSThis veggie chili is meaty'without the meat. MOOSE DONATION Members of Women of the Moose Marathon Chapter 1027 present school supplies they bought to Stanley Switlik Elementary School.Accepting for the school are secondgrader Billy Martin and his mother Gina,a teacher at the school. www.keysnet.com
Wednesday,October 10,2012 9B Keynoter KeysNet.com TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful Floridas Most Beautiful Women Private Table Dances Available Full Liquor and Food Served til Close Open til 4am Couples Welcome Keys Hottest Happy Hour4-8 pm No Cover 1/2 price Appetizers 2-4-1 Dances 2-4-1 Drinks Tuesday Locals Night TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful Floridas Most Beautiful Women Private Table Dances Available Full Liquor and Food Served til Close Open til 4am Couples Welcome THE ROYAL COURT Photo by NANCY McKEONThis is the homecoming court for Marathon High School, with the king and queen to be named during halftime of Marathon's Friday home football game against Archbishop Curley (7:30 p.m.start).Candidates are (rear row first) Meghann Herd and Riley Durkin,Taylor Konrath and Sean Roussin,Katie Landry and Connor Boyd,Alexis Branch and Arie Stewart,and Stacie Colon and Yoni Esquirol. LIVING BRIEFSFree prostate screens plannedKey West Urology Associates (doctors Ed Gonzalez-Blanco and David W. Kalies), in partnership with Lower Keys Medical Center, the Cancer Foundation of the Florida Keys and the Keys 100 Ultramarathon, is offering free prostate screening for men older than 50 who aren't insured or are underinsured. The screenings are set for Oct. 16 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at Key West Urology Associates, 1111 12th St., Suite 108. Call 294-5576 to schedule an appointment.Wine tasting is on Oct.17The first Key West Tasters Guild wine tasting of the season is themed "90-plus Rated Wines Under $20" and planned for the Restaurant Store, 111 Eaton St., from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 17. The tasting will include more than 20 wines from around the world that will be paired with appetizers provided by Cole's Peace Artisan Bakery. Wines served will be available for purchase at 10 percent above cost. Cost of the wine tasting is $25 for guild members and $30 for others. Contact Jack Paul at 295-6660 or email@example.com about membership.Homecoming parade set for ThursdayMarathon High School is gearing up for its annual homecoming parade, to be held Thursday starting at 1:30 p.m. It runs from Knight's Key up U.S. 1, then heads down Sombrero Beach Road to the school. Organizers are calling on businesses and community groups that want to participate to pick up paperwork at the school office. Jackie Gonzalez is handling the registration. For more information, contact School Advisory Council President Yelixa Larios-Lopez at 7319294.Rules of Civility' on discussion docketAmor Towles'best-selling debut novel, "Rules of Civility" (2011), will be discussed when the Key Largo Book Club meets Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Key Largo library, in Trade Winds Plaza, mile marker 101.4 oceanside. Set in Manhattan in 1938, the book chronicles the social climbing year of a winsome office worker, daughter of a Russian immigrant, whose wit and warmth bring her into intimate friendships with a circle of chauffeur-driven Ivy League socialites. For further information, call Pat Cobey at 8525756.Macintosh users meet on ThursdayThe Upper Keys Mac User Group meets 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Key Largo library to hear graphic artist Sue Beal speak about Apple's page layout software, Pages'09. The library is in Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4 oceanside. The session is free. For more information, call 305-4514601.Native trees is speaker's topicThe Marathon Garden Club kicks off its 2012-13 season on Oct. 19 with guest speaker Robin Robinson, an author. Her 1 p.m. talk will focus on elements featured in her newest book, "Roots, Rocks & Rain: Native Trees of the Florida Keys." It features only native plants and explains all the benefits of planting what grew in our environment originally. The presentation is free and open to the public. The garden club is mile marker 50 bayside. For more information, call 743-4971.Patterson talks Aquarius futureThe Friends of the Key Largo Cultural Center continues its Ocean Life Lecture Series on Friday with Mark Patterson discussing "Aquarius 2013 and Beyond." The marine-science professor at the College of William and Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science will present a new business model for the Aquarius, an underwater research lab off Key West that no longer is receiving federal funding for operations. The free session is at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center, mile marker 102 bayside). Ameet-and-greet is planned for 6 p.m., the lecture starts at 7. To get the full schedule in the Ocean Life Lecture Series, call Linda Kaplan at (305) 396-7000 or send an e-mail to Linda@fklcc.org.Pumpkin patch open on Big PineThe pumpkin patch at St. Peter Catholic Church on U.S. 1 on Big Pine Key is now open for business for the 11th straight year. For sale are more than 2,000 pumpkins of all sizes and shapes, as well as a variety of Halloweenthemed items such as children's costumes. The pumpkin patch is open daily from 10 a.m. to dusk through the end of the month. Teachers of kids in prekindergarten through second grade who want to bring their students for a free story hour can call the church to make an appoint ment.MARC store needs new roofThe Monroe Association of ReMARCable Citizens'plant store, 1401 Seminary St., Key West is starting a fundraising campaign to raise $20,000 for a new roof. "It's badly needed," Executive Director Diana Flenard said. "We have no choice but to get this done as soon as possible." The roof has some serious leaking issues that threatened to destroy much of store's products such as fertilizers, pottery and insecticides. MARC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit so donations are taxdeductible. For more information contact Gordon Ross at 294-9526, Ext. 25. Donations can also be made by phone is using a credit card by calling Barbara Perez at 294-9526, Ext. 30.Plant clinics are scheduledHaving difficulty with your plants, trees or shrubs? Don't know what kind of insect is attacking them and have no idea what to do? You can get help from the Monroe County Cooperative Extension Service at the following free plant clinics (bring a sample from your plant). Oct. 15: Key West from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St., Suite 2-260. Oct. 17: Key Largo from 9 a.m. to noon at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center, mile marker 102, Suite 244. Oct. 20: 9 a.m. to noon, Big Pine Academy, mile marker 30; Marathon Garden Club, mile marker 50. For more information,call 292-4501.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 10B Wednesday,October 10,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 192512 NOTICE OF ACTION BEFORE THE BOARD OF Nursing Home Administrators IN RE: The license to practice nursing home administration of William John Hackett 1220 SW 11th Ave., D-203 Gainesville, FL. 32601 & 900 Thomas St. Key West, FL. 33040 CASE NO.: 2011-11844 LICENSE NO.: NH 3981 The Department of Health has filed an Administrative Complaint against you, a copy of which may be obtained by contacting, Lealand L. McCharen, Assistant General Counsel, Prosecution Services Unit, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee Florida 32399-3265, (850) 245-4640 If no contact has been made by you concerning the above by October 30, 2012, the matter of the Administrative Complaint will be presented at an ensuing meeting of the Board of Nursing Home Administrators in an informal proceeding. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending this notice not later than seven days prior to the proceeding at the address given on the notice. Telephone: (850) 2454640, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service. Published September 19, 26, October 3, 10. 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 213328 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 44-2008-CA-002025-K THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE GE-WMC ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-2, PLAINTIFF, VS. AUGUSTO BARRIOS, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 16, 2012 in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Monroe, Florida, on October 18, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., at courthouse steps 500 Whitehead St., Key West, FL 33040 for the following described property: on the island of key west and known as lot 6, block 3, lime grove subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in plat book 2, page 22, of the public records of monroe county, Florida Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: August 21, 2012. DANNY L. KOLHAGE, Clerk By: Shonta McLeod) Deputy Clerk of the Court Prepared by: Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W. Palmetto Park Rd, Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are en-titled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact 302 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published October 3, 10, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 214773 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 12 CA 491 P IBERIABANK, a Louisiana banking corporation, successor in interest to ORION BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, v. OB BOATMAN 5, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, SEA GYPSY FLORIDA KEYS, INC., a dissolved Florida corporation, and NATIONAL ADVERTISING COMPANY, a withdrawn foreign profit corporation, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY PROVIDED that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure in the above-styled cause, the Clerk of Court will sell the following property at public sale to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Monroe County Courthouse, 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida, on October 16, 2012, the property described below: Real Property: Lots 16, 17 and 18, Block 1, Boatmans Colony according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 90, public records of Monroe County, Florida. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SHALL NOT BE BOUND BY THE SIXTY (60) DAY TIME PERIOD IMPOSED BY FLORIDA STATUTE SECTION 45.032 UPON MOTIONS FOR DISTRIBUTION OF SURPLUS PROCEEDS. Pursuant to Florida Statute 45.031(2), this notice shall be published in the FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER on October 3, 2012, and October 10, 2012. Witness my hand and seal of the Court this 1st day of October, 2012. DANNY L. KOLHAGE Clerk of Court By: Laura Vorhes As Deputy Clerk Published October 3, 10, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 222606 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 12-CA-225-P IBERIABANK, a Foreign Corporation, authorized to transact business in the State of Florida, Plaintiff, vs. MARIA LOZANO CASILLAS, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARIA LOZANO CASILLAS, TEXTRON FINANCIAL CORPORATION, a Foreign Corporation, authorized to transact business in the State of Florida, JOHN AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MARIA LOZANO CASILLAS UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARIA LOZANO CASILLAS YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Monroe County, Florida: THE SOUTHWESTERLY 107 FEET OF THE NORTHEASTERLY 1/2 OF LOT 11, A CCORDING TO MACDONALDS CORRECTED PLAT OF GOVERNMENT LOTS 5 AND 6 AND THE NORTHWESTERLY 1/4 OF THE NORTHWESTERLY 1/4 OF SECTION 5 AND LOTS 1 A ND 2 OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 62 SOUTH, RANGE 39 EAST, KEY LARGO, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 59 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN METES AND BOUNDS AS FOLLOWS: FROM THE SOUTHERLY CORNER OF THE AFOREMENTIONED LOT 11, RUN NORTHEASTERLY ALONG THE NORTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY OF U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 1, A DISTANCE OF 375.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE PARCEL OF LAND HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED; RUNNING NORTHEASTERLY ALONG THE NORTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY OF U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 1 A DISTANCE OF 107.00 FEET; RUNNING THENCE NORTHWESTERLY A T RIGHT ANGLES TO U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 1, A DISTANCE OF 843.95 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE WATER LINE OF FLORIDA BAY, RUNNING THENCE WESTERLY ON A MEANDER LINE ALONG THE WATER LINE OF FLORIDA BAY A DISTANCE OF 155 FEET, MORE OR LESS; RUNNING THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY A T RIGHT ANGLES TO U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 1 A DISTANCE 947.0 FEET, MORE OR LESS TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING -ANDTHE NORTHEASTERLY 125 FEET OF THE SOUTHWESTERLY ONE-HALF OF LOT 11, A CCORDING TO THE GEORGE MCDONALDS PLAT, OF PART OF SECTIONS 5 AND 6, TOWNSHIP 62 SOUTH, RANGE 39 EAST, SAID PLAT BEING RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 59 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA; SAID LAND BEING PART OF GOVERNMENT LOTS 1 AND 2 OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 62 SOUTH, RANGE 39 EAST. More Commonly Known As: 97970 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses if any, to it on Plaintiffs attorney, Richard A. Malafy, Esq., whose address is 10887 Overseas Highway Suite #201, Marathon, FL, 33050, on or before November 19, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. THIS NOTICE shall be published once each week for two (2) consecutive weeks in the Keynoter. DATED: this 1st day of October, 2012. DANNY L. KOLHAGE as Clerk of the Court BY: Laura Vorhes Deputy Clerk Published October 10, 17, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 223574 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 12-CP-189-K IN RE: ESTATE OF DEBORAH C. OLIVER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DEBORAH C. OLIVER, deceased, whose date of death was June 22, 2012; File Number 12-CP-189-K, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS A FTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH A BOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: October 10, 2012 Daniel B. Courtney Personal Representative 1511 17th Street Key West, FL 33040 Julie Ann Garber, Esq. A ttorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 617903 Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. 12140 Carissa Commerce Court, Suite 200 Fort Myers, FL 33966 Telephone: (239) 433-7707 Fax: (239) 433-5933 j firstname.lastname@example.org Published October 10, 17, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 202432 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2012DR262M Jessica Tarbox, Petitioner and Alex Tarbox, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Alex Tarbox unknown address YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Jessica Tarbox whose address is 6099Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050 on or before October 26, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050 before service on Petitoner 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 Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts 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 clerks 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: September 17, 2012 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Tammy L. Marciel Deputy Clerk Published September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter 100N.OceanBayDr.,Key Largo,Saturday,10/13,8AM -4PM YardsaleatUpperKeys SailingClub.Nauticalitems, household,clothes.Multifamilysale. 25 CUBIC FOOT ROPER Refrigerator (made by Whilrpool). White, approx. 5 yrs. old. Excellent condition. $350 Call (305) 414-8108. SCHWINN FITNESS 430 Eliptical $750.00. 30% off original cost. Brand new no delivery, you must be able to move. (305) 852-0014. SOLID WOOD TWIN BED w/ mattress & box springs, night stand, dresser & linens. $300 for everything! Call (305) 414-8108 PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. Large entertainment center $100; GE fridge/freezer $125; GE stove/range $100; GE dishwasher $75. 305-747-4227, Marathon. PORT LARGO CANAL HOME (MM 100) 5 BR, 3 BA. 100 deep water dock. Owner financing. Must sell! 305-522-1905KEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. $15,000. Owner financing available. Lot rent $500/mo. 305-522-5841 3bedrm2bathMM94 Niceoceanviewhomeup,lrg fencedyd,w/d,centac,all appliances$1,375+utilities FLS2154998288 4 BR / 2 BA THREE STORY waterfront home. MM 93 O/S. Deep water dockage. $2800 / month. F/L/S Call 305-216-2333 FREEINTERNETCOVERAGE All classied ads included on our websitewww.keysnet.com WOW LOOK !!! CITYOF MARATHON, FLORIDA9805 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050 Phone: (305) 743-0033 REQUESTFOR PROPOSALS NOTICE FOR Seaweed Removal, Sand Renourishment ServicesNOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN THATBid documents may be examined at City Hall, 9805 Overseas Highway Marathon, Florida. Bid documents may be obtained online only at www .demandstar .com .Request forProposal documents obtained from any source otherthan Demand Starmay not be accurate orcomplete, and each Responderand subcontractorassumes all risks by its reliance on such documents. Any Responderand subcontractorwho have not obtained Request forProposal documents from Demand Starwill not be notified of any addenda issued by the City, which could contain material changes thereto (such as additions orchanges to the technical specifications, extensions of time, etc.)All bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes to the City Clerk on orbefore October 29, 2012 at 3:00PM local time. Any bids received after3:00 PM on said date will not be accepted. The work for which proposals are to be submitted consists of Seaweed Removal and Sand Renourishment Services. Prospective proposers shall not contact or otherwise communicate with City staff or City officials. All questions should be directed to Debbie London 305-289-4103 or email@example.com Bid Security in the amount of one percent (1%) of the Total Base Bid must accompany the Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids to waive informalities, except timely submission of bids, in any bids received, to re-advertise for bids or to take any other such actions that may be deemed in the best interests of the City. As a matter of information to bidders, the City does not bind itself to accept the minimum specifications stated herein, but reserves the right to accept any bid, which in the judgment of the City Council will best serve the needs and interests of the City.Solicitation ScheduleDue Date Request for Proposals Release posted on Demand StarOctober 1, 2012 Pre Submittal Meeting and Site VisitsOctober 15, 2012 Proposal SubmittalOctober 29, 2012 Firm Recommendation SelectionNovember 13, 2012 Note: APre Submittal Meeting will be held at 9:00 am, October 15, 2012, at the City of Marathon Fire Station 14, 8900 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL33050. Site visits to both beaches will immediately follow meeting. Responders are strongly encouraged to attend and submission of a proposal constitutes site inspection and knowledge of work requirements. 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Wednesday,October 10,2012 11B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 2b/1bHomeMarathonMM54 onCanal 17ftdock,Fenced yard,largeshed,Washer dryer,CentralA/C$1500month MilitaryorGovdiscount305305-7139 firstname.lastname@example.orgBR/1BAMM95 2BR/1BA, MM95,StiltledCBS,W/D,Tiled Floors,FencedYardScreened Porches$1300Mo.+Util,F/L/S 337-254-0714askforEthan 2BR / 2BA MM 106 B/S Canalfront, ocean access, tiki hut. Fully furn. $1700 / mo. + util. F/L/S Call (305) 393-5811. 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! $1000/mo. 305-743-3478 Marathon 3/2,SombreroBch, 2500sqft,canal,dock, porches,enclsdstorageunder. Unfrnshd,nosmokersorpets. F/L/S.$2,500305-906-0350 RAMROD KEY 2BR 2BA on boating canal. $1850/mo. F/L/S. Long term. Avail now. Call for appt 305-872-0207, cell 305-395-5465 TWO2BR/1BA MM 106 B/S One up one down. Bayfront, each w/kitchen, $1300/mo. upper, $1100/mo. lower. F/L/S. Call 305-393-5811. MARATHON 26th ST. Small efficiency with kitchen. Water incl. $575 mo. First / Last / $400 sec. 305-394-3923 MARATHON 2 BR, 1 BA Duplex. All tile, W/D. Small pet OK. 517-795-3836 MARATHON DUPLEX Beautiful 2/1, Gulfside. Use of W/D, pool, dock. Available for 1-3 mos. $1700 mo + dep. Util, incl. 423-525-2703 MARATHON Half duplex oceanfront, 2/2, tile, remodeled kitchen, W/D. Impact resistant windows. Covered parking. $1595/mo. 305-610-2267 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. 239-896-4099 KEY LARGO Mobile Home for rent. 3 BR, 1 BA, partially furnished. $850/Mo. F/L/S. 1(305)382-4350, please call between 5 p.m.-9 p.m.2BR / 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.RV LOTS FOR RENT Docks Avail. Islamorada Bayside, MM 81.5. Full hook-ups. Weekly, Seasonal, Annual. Call 305-393-3377 MARATHON 1 BR, 1 BR, apartment. Close to everything! Unfurnished. Call for details. 305-797-9132. MARATHON 2 BR, 1 BA apt Partially furnished, freshly painted. $1200/mo., F/L/S. Includes water & electric. (305) 743-7800 MARATHON WATERFRONT 1460 Oceanview Ave, 450 sq ft studio. A/C, tiled, full kitchen. Dock. Yearly lease. $800/mo. F/L/S. 561-212-6563 Marina & RV site MM 54 RV space $600/mo + util. Storage $60-$100. Dockage. Parking $15. Effcy avail. 305-731-1161, 305-610-8002 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 MM 82 FAB FURNISHED studio. Tastefully decorated, fully equipped kit., tile floors, A/C, $850 all inclusive. F/L/S Call (305) 481-5803 STUDIO APT. MM 86 Waterfront, Venitian Shores. $900/ mo. Util. incl. F/L/S Call (786) 283-1100. HEART OFMARATHON Retail or Office.1000 sq ft. Next to Publix, the new Walgreens and marina. 561-743-3745 MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542 FoodConsultant Joinour FloridaTeamasaconsultant. GreatCommissions,bonuses, extras.Emailforfurther information. FLFoodConsult@gmail.comor call772-419-8819 MONROE COUNTY B.O.C.C. LANDFILL OPERATOR SOLID WASTE, LONG KEY (PWSW030) $31,394.92 $43,952.38 / 40 HPW. H.S. diploma or G.E.D., 3 to 5 years experience. Random D.O.T. Drug testing VET PREF AVAIL; E.O.E. Deadline open until filled; 292-4557; email@example.com Watersports Attendant F/T for busy co. in Islamorada Must be hardworking & dependable. Weekends & valid DL a must! 305-896-2915 PRESCHOOL TEACHER Must have CDA license. Able to instruct a class on their own. Enthusiastic, caring & attentive to detail. Call (305) 451-6415. CLEANING PERSON, P/T Fri. & Sat. mornings. Big Pine, Summerland Key. drug test & background screen reqd. 743-0697. Leave msgDAIRY QUEEN, TAVERNIER is now accepting applications for all positions! Must be able to work nights & weekends. Apply 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. DRIVER/YARD WORKEROverseas Lumber Supply is now accepting applications for employment at our Big Pine facility. Applicants must have a currentClass B CDL license, be able to load/unload building materials, and work daily outside. This position is F/T, with competitive pay and excellent benefits. Please apply in person at 30251 Overseas Hwy, Big Pine Key. EOE 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 No phone calls please. Apply in person at: MM 92.5 500 Burton Dr.,Suite 5216 Tavernier,FL 33070 We are an Equal Opportunity EmployerF/T Front Desk/Night Auditor F/T Inventory/Carpet Cleaner F/T Houseman F/T Executive HousekeeperF/T Housekeeping Supervisor/InspectorMust be able to work weekends & holidays Previous experience preferred Make BIG $$$$Bartender, Dancers Servers & SecurityHousing availableMonday SaturdayCall Mr Ford664-4335 WOODYS MM82 GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 $850/mo
KeysNet.com Keynoter 12B Wednesday,October 10,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 HIRING WAITSTAFF Days & nights, experienced. Apply @ Marathon Yacht Club. 825 33rd St. IMMEDIATE HIRING Breakfast Cooks/Line Cooks HIDEAWAY CAFE Call Robert at 289-1554 between 10am-noon for appointment. SERVERS & BUSSERS wanted for Franks Grill, Marathon. Please apply in person. Town Square Mall.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.comEXPERIENCED PAINTERS Upper & Middle Keys, must have transportation & valid license. Salary depends upon qualifications. 305-664-8402 PLUMBERS NEEDED NOW Clean D. L. & exp. required DFWP. Apply in person, Georges Plumbing of the Keys, 9585 O/S Hwy, Mrthn. Drivers: $2,000.00 Sign-On Bonus! Top Pay, Benefits, Miles, Great Home-Time & More! Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-4854 1999 18 EAGLE FLATS BOAT w/ 130 hp Yamaha. Includes trailer and push pole. $9000 OBO. Call (305) 451-7880 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 BOAT SLIP FOR RENT MM 100 direct ocean front. Yacht Club, water & elec. available. Call (330) 219-5313 BOAT SLIP FOR RENT MM 99 oceanside. Up to 40 ft. catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric included. (305)942-3055 DEEP WATER DOCK Prime Key Largo location. Boats up to 50. Reasonable. 305-522-1905 DOCKAGE AVAILABLE MM 103 Oceanside $10 a foot, Live Aboards 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, Islamorada36 Eighsing Twin Cats 3208 Turbo, 1427 lobster certs, with comm lot apx 75 x120 w/canal access. Asking $260K. Owner willing to entertain offers, seller financing avail. 305-720-0964AA 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 IFQs, 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 refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 AUTOS WANTED! ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. car-Van-Truck. Running or not. Cash paid. 305-332-0483 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. MARATHON MARINE CONSTRUCTION: Wood dock replacement & decorative coatings,seawalls, boatlifts concrete wall repair. 289-7350 WOW LOOK !!! WOW LOOK !!! Currently interviewing candidates for the following fulltime positions: Dont miss the opportunity to join a stable employer and community leader offering a professional work environment and great benefits. Apply in person Monday Thursday 9:00 A.M. 4:00 P.M. Located in Key Largo on N. County Rd 905 For a full list of openings & to apply online visit:www.oceanreef.com/employment E.O.E./D.F.W.P. ASSISTANTDIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING HOUSEKEEPING MANAGER HR TRAINING MANAGER MAINTENANCE MECHANIC AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT ACCOUNTING CLERK (SEASONAL) Now accepting applications for:PBX Operator Front Desk Security GuardWe 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. POSITIONSAVAILABLE AT:The Guidance/Care Center Inc. Behavioral Health Therapist Providing services to children at Marathon High School.Masters required. Licensed preferred. Full-Time. Case Managers Referring,linking and tracking resources to adult and children in the Florida Keys.Positions available in Key Largo,Marathon and Key West.Bachelors required.Full-time. Driver Marathon Part-time/per diem,3 years clean driving record.Valid CDL license with passenger endorsement. Per Diem Behavioral Health Tech P/T in the Crisis Stabilization Unit Marathon Therapist for Womens Offender Re-entry Program in Key West.Florida Licensed or License Eligible (LMHC, LCSW,LMFT).Full-time. Peer Case Manager Supporting clients in Offender Re-entry Program in Key West.Bachelors degree and history with incarceration,MH or SA recovery required.All applicants must submit: 1) Resume; 2) three references; 3) undergo background,fingerprint,and drug screening prior to any offer of employment. Send resume to hr -firstname.lastname@example.org or via facsimile to (305) 571-9324. EEOC/DFWPFormer applicants need not apply 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. 3015 Overseas Hwy.Newspaper carrier wanted 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. DRIVERS WANTEDCall Keys Shuttle(305) 289-9997for an appointment Search Public Notices Online Its 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 Notices Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in the classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or email@example.com YOU HAVE IT.