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Title: Florida Keys keynoter
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Place of Publication: Marathon Fla
Publication Date: 11-24-2012
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778679022222 Classifieds . .10B Living . . . .2B Business . . .5A Opinion . . .4A Sports/Outdoors .1B Crossword . . .8BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2012 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,NOVEMBER 24,2012 VOLUME 59,NO.94 25 CENTS In L'AttitudesThe inaugural Key West Film Festival features dozens of screenings and plenty of variety.Story, 4B She's a GatorCoral Shores High lacrosse standout Katharine Hamer is heading to UF on a scholarship.Story, 1B Beth GroomsSales Manager Local Foreclosed Properties!Commercial & ResidentialPriced to Sell & Close FastFinancing AvailableAgents WelcomeSee All Our Properties Online... Then Call Me For A Private Showing! KeysIslandProperties.com 305-296-1234 With tax OK'd,prioritizing startsNow that Florida Keys voters have extended a 1-cent sales tax dedicated to infrastructure upgrades for another two decades, Monroe County commissioners will chart plans to spend it on projects both necessary and desirable. "Let's stop dragging these projects along and move forward in a way that benefits our residents in a matter of a few years, not 10 years or more," Commission Major George Neugent said at Tuesday's commission meeting in Key Largo. The extension of the tax to 2033 passed 23,165 to 10,850 in the Nov. 6 election could generate more than $350 million at current revenue rates. Board members know sewer construction projects, like the Cudjoe Regional system in the Lower Keys, will consume a large percentage of the revenue, all dedicated to capital improvements. Costly repairs to countyowned roads, bridges and buildings will take millions more. But favorable interest rates and a construction industry looking for work could mean other delayed or new projects could be within reach, County Administrator Roman Gastesi told commissioners. "All projects are going to be less expensive today than tomorrow," Gastesi said. "If it costs $3 million today, it could cost $5 million in a few years." Gastesi suggested commissioners think about local projects that should be on the work plan. Neugent said while sewers, stormwater upgrades and canal restoration are obvious priorities, "there are some projects that I think may be beyond need and into the want'side." "We have some things that are falling apart," said Commissioner Sylvia Murphy said, pointing to needed repairs at the Marathon and Plantation Key courthouses. As for new projects, she noted that a county-owned lot adjacent to the Key Largo Community Park could be used for something besides occasional overflow parking during major events. Murphy mentioned that a walking and jogging path at the park, originally installed with a rubberized springy surface, has been replaced with hard asphalt. "That's hard on the knees," she said. "So many people have asked to have that [rubber surface] back." Rather than solicit new ideas, Commissioner Heather Carruthers said, the county should consider recommendations from CommuniKeys community planning sessionsHundreds of millions to be available for fixing county's infrastructureCOUNTY COMMISSIONBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSee Commission,2A CHOOSE A TREE Keynoter photo by LARRY KAHN Richard Masler (left) and Ken Duffy from the Marathon Lions Club check out the health of one of the Christmas trees the club has for sale in the parking lot of the Marathon Kmart at mile marker 50.Each year the club sets up its booth the day after Thanksgiving,and sales proceeds go toward Lions Club programs involving eyesight health.Thanksgiving starts with trip to jailAcollection of 17 felony and misdemeanor counts have been lodged against a Key Largo man accused of a pre-dawn burglary Thanksgiving day. Manuel Argomaniz, 18, remained in custody at press time Friday under bonds totaling more than $80,000. According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, a man living in Key Largo Trailer Village awoke at 5:20 a.m. Thursday to discover a burglar in his home on 2nd Court. The burglar ran off, headed down Kay Drive. As Deputy Vaughn O'Keefe answered the resident's 911 call, the officer spotted a Chevrolet Monte Carlo "driving slowly and erratically speeding up, slowing down and weaving back and forth," said agency spokeswoman Becky Herrin. Argomaniz, who matched the description given by the victim, was driving. Argomaniz reportedly does not have a driver's license. The car turned out to have been stolen from Gordon Circle on Key Largo. The car was unlocked with the keys inside, the owner told Detective Francisco Gaete. During the arrest, Argomaniz reportedly battled18-year-old nabbed after alleged spreeCRIME FRONT IDENTITY CONFIRMEDSee Key Largo,8A Photo courtesy NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARYMembers of the National Association of Black Scuba Divers use tape measures to chart a Key Largo wreck formally identified this week as the cargo steamship Hannah M.Bell.'The ship sank in April 1911 while carrying coal to Mexico.Story, 3A ARGOMANIZBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com Sick manatee on the mendAnyone who thinks manatees move slowly through the water never met Pilgrim. He is a baby manatee that scientists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Dolphin Research Center and the Miami Seaquarium chased for more than three hours Tuesday in the canal behind the Pirates Cove subdivision at mile marker 98 in Key Largo. Pilgim, who was hit by a boat and has a broken rib that caused air to be released into his body cavity, is now recovering at the Miami Seaquarium. He's estimated to be about 6 months old and is 5 feet, 8 inches and around 275 pounds. Manatees can stay underwater for up to 20 minutes, but scientists were concerned about Pilgrim because the mammal seemed only to be able to stay under for about a minute at a time. The upper left part of his body was jutting out, which appeared toElusive Pilgrim found ailing in Pirates CoveKEY LARGODAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.com FWC hauls in bogus trap tagsAn ongoing investigation into an elaborate scheme to counterfeit stateissued tags for spiny lobster traps pulled in a second defendant Tuesday. Jesus Alonso Perez, 51, of Miami was charged with possession of phony trap tags after his arrest by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers in Miami-Dade County. Perez is the first person arrested in the case since Ramon Rojas, 44, of Hialeah was arrested on Monroe County and Miami-Dade warrants earlier this month. Rojas has been charged with dozens of conservation counts for possessing and using fake trap tags, and fishing traps without required state certificates. A handful of Rojas' personal traps bearing counterfeit trap tags were hauled from water off Big Pine Key before his arrest. "During the investigation, we were able to deter-1,512 imported into the U.S. from ColombiaCRIME FRONTBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSee Manatee,5ASee Traps,2A


KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,November 24,2012* PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.72 64 SUN.73 66 MON.75 68 TUES.77 68 Forecast: Mostly sunny and breezy.Winds NE at 1015 mph.Increased clouds on Monday,possibility of fog for Tuesday. 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. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158,MARATHON,FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier,FL 33070 Newsroom .(305) 852-3216 Advertising .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O.Box 500158) Marathon,FL 33050-0158 Newsroom .(305) 743-5551 Advertising .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . .(305) 743-9586 E-mail keynoter@keynoter.com Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSBill would limit texting,drivingFlorida Drivers would be banned from typing or reading texts, e-mails or other electronic messages while driving under legislation filed in the state Senate Tuesday. The measure (SB 52) filed by Sen. Nancy Detert (RVenice) calls for the offense to be a secondary offense, meaning officers could ticket people for texting while driving only if they've stopped them for another violation. Drivers would still be able to read navigational devices or electronic maps without penalty. Reading weather alerts or other safet y-related information would also be exempt, as would using hands-free devices. Lawmakers will be in full session in March. News Service of Florida WKYZ Florida KeysPirateRadioKeyWest.com 96.7 FM 101.7 FM Keys News on the half-hour Daily (M-F) News Director Don Riggs M or nings 7:30 8:30 9:30 A f t er no ons 4:30 5:30 City steels itself forpierworkAfter debating the merits of steel vs. concrete dock pilings, the Key West City Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a $1,165,040 contract for a complete rebuild of the Tarpon Pier at the cityowned Garrison Bight Marina. The pier has 44 slips with around 30 liveaboard vessels, primarily houseboats, in mooring. It was originally built in 1972 and 1973, with an extension added in 1990. The winning bid comes from Ebsary Foundation Co. of Miami and includes replacement of the pier, situated between North Roosevelt Boulevard and Palm Avenue, along with replacing electric, water, sewer, phone, cable and fire-suppression infrastructure. Once construction starts (a date hasn't been negotiated yet), the vessels at the Tarpon Pier will have to temporarily move to the nearby Wahoo or Marlin piers. That work will be done by Sea Tow U.S.A. and is expected to cost around $20,000. Commissioner Mark Rossi, whose District 2 includes the Garrison Bight, vigorously questioned city staff's decision to use epoxycoated steel pilings instead of slightly less-expensive concrete pilings. Staff engineer Birchard Ohlinger said the steel would last longer than concrete if regular maintenance were performed by way of reapplying epoxy as needed. "If we use the steel pilings, we get an indefinite lifespan. They can be repaired, they're serviceable and they're durable," he said. "Concrete is a one-shot deal." "No disrespect to anybody in the city," Rossi came back, "but our track record of preventative maintenance on equipment is probably one of the worst I've ever seen. That's just the way we work." In terms of comparative price, he said, "You're basically in the same ballpark for steel vs. concrete after 20 years. Concrete is a much longer and lasting fix for this." Assistant City Manager David Fernandez made his case for the metal. "Steel is a more durable and stronger product; you can use less of it making the installation cheaper," he said. "If we were to change to concrete, we would have to rebid and then go out and hope you get a competitive rebid." "Staff is concerned the lost time on this project will put us well into hurricane season and compromise Tarpon Pier and the boats tied up to it," he added. "This project will give them a superior mooring for hurricanes well into the future." "As to maintenance, we have to change the way we do preventative maintenance and it's easily done. This is a good project for the city."Staff's firm that concrete isn't the bestKEY WEST Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYThe Tarpon Pier,more than 30 years old,will be replaced in the coming months with steel rather than concrete pilings.The Key West City Commission approved a $1.2 million construction contract Tuesday night.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comNo trial delay yet for ToppinoThe aftermath of surgery might be enough to put off a felony trial but a planned trip to Cuba isnt, a Keys judge has ruled. Thats what two defendants heard from Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Mark Jones on Wednesday as they tried to push back their trial, apparently until after State Attorney Dennis Ward leaves office and his predecessor, Catherine Vogel, is sworn in on Jan. 8. Key West police say that on July 19, 2011, Paul Toppino, 69, along with codefendants Michael Dennis, 67, and Graciela Lozano, 48, went to an apartment at 1719 Thompson St., which, Lozano manages, to evict tenant Angel Roman. Toppino had in his pocket a .38-caliber Ruger handgun with six bullets one in the chamber and a backup magazine in his pocket; Dennis wielded a baseball bat. When Roman answered the door, the group allegedly rushed in and starting beating him. Lozano is charged with burglary with assault, Dennis with burglary with assault while armed with a dangerous weapon and Toppino with burglary with assault while carrying a firearm. Toppino and Dennis had sought continuances as the Dec. 10 trial looms. Wednesday, Jones denied Dennisrequest, which was based on Dennisplanned travel to Cuba on a humanitarian trip during the trial week. I find no merit to that, Jones said. Im sorry, but that does not take priority over this trial. As for Toppino, his attorney, Jerome Ballarotto, told Jones his client is having rotator cuff surgery this coming Monday and is slated to be taking 10 milligrams of the narcotic painkiller Percocet every four hours over the trial dates. Toppino volunteered that he injured his shoulder when he fell down in a parking lot mid-day. Ballarotto said side effects of Percocet include nausea and drowsiness, and said Jones should postpone the trial to err on the side of caution. All kinds of things can happen. I dont think it would be prudent for the court to take a chance, he said. Assistant State Attorney Mark Wilson said of the side effects: Its possible. Is it probable? I dont think so. Generally speaking, people manage just fine. Jones called for additional testimony and is scheduled to decide on Wednesday whether Toppino is to be tried with his co-defendants. The real goal, Wilson said, is for the defendants to be able to renegotiate with a different prosecutor. I think thats whats going on here.IN THE COURTSBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.commine [Rojas] actually was in the midst of selling some of these counterfeit tags and ended up selling 100 at $50 a pop," said FWC Officer Jorge Pino, an agency spokesman. "We knew some of these tags were being used already." The case could lead to additional state and federal counts. Investigation started June 29 when U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents intercepted a suspicious package shipped to Florida from Colombia. Inside the package were 1,512 yellow plastic tags bearing serial numbers and state identification. The package was passed along to federal wildlife officers, who forwarded it to the FWC. "To an untrained eye, they might have looked like real tags but our inspector immediately identified the tags as counterfeit," Pino said. "Not to mention, they were coming into Florida from Colombia." The package was resealed for delivery, with FWC officers keeping watch. Other details on the investigation are still considered confidential. "We've seen counterfeit trap tags before so that wasn't a surprise," Pino said. "We were a little surprised at the lengths he went to, going to another country to get this many." "This goes contrary to everything the FWC is trying to achieve as a conservation agency in terms of protecting the resource," Pino said. "Putting what could have been a large number of illegal traps in the water has the potential to do a lot of damage." Trap tags have been required by the state since 1992 as part of an effort to control and reduce the number of traps used by Florida commercial fishermen. Currently about 490,000 tags are issued annually, down from a peak of 750,000. Lobstermen receive an allocation of tags based on their history of commercial trap harvests. People who want to enter the fishery or increase their trap numbers must buy trap certificates, which include the right to buy trap tags, from other fishermen. Atag itself costs only $1 each from the state but certificates can sell for more than $100 each.Not a surpriseFrom Traps,1A to finish a strategic plan thats been in the draft stage for a long time. Weve had 100-some community meetings for at least the last four years but we still dont have anything to look at yet, she said. Budget Director Tina Boan and Gastesi said the county is advertising for a senior director of strategic planning and fiscal management. The person who takes that post, with an advertised salary range of $66,000 to $102,000, will oversee completion of the CommuniKeys plan and its implementation, Gastesi said. In other matters at the November session: Commissioners agreed to County Attorney Bob Shillingers request for a closed executive session to hear details of a legal settlement forwarded by litigants in a lawsuit over providing commercial electric power to No Name Key. Commissioners emphasized that holding the session does not mean they are ready to back away from the countys general opposition to commercial power on the remote island because of environmental rules. Keys Energy has already erected poles and strung lines so the 43 homes on No Name can convert to commercial power from solar and generators, but fighting over it among neighbors has resulted in protracted litigation thats ongoing. Arule change that allows Monroe County libraries to host author book-signings with book sales was approved without comment. It also would allow some craft workshops at libraries to charge for materials.Planner coming From Commission,1A 29967 Overseas Hwy. Bi g Pine Key, FL33043 Patti Nickle ss CRS, SFRB r oke r A ss ociate(305) 304-6949Patti@Be s tKey s Agent.comScan to View Visual Tours Bi g Pine Key office is open 7 days a week for your convenience. Patti had another Listing JUST SELL! Are you ready to SELL? 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Saturday,November 24,2012 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/PhotosConfirmed: Hannah M. Bell'Sunken remains of a steamship lying on the Key Largo reef for more than a century now have an official name the Hannah M. Bell. Archaeologists with the federal Office of National Marine Sanctuaries confirmed this week that everything known about the shipwreck matches up with recorded descriptions of the Hannah M. Bell which sunk on April 4, 1911. "Similar to the way detectives use forensic information to solve a crime, we compared the dimensions and construction characteristics of the shipwreck ... with historic shipping records in order to solve this mystery," said Matthew Lawrence, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary maritime archaeologist and the project's principal investigator. "Measurements of the shipwreck and the records for Hannah M. Bell were virtually identical, as were the reported sinking location and the actual location of the wreck," he said. Four scientifically trained divers from the National Association of Black Scuba Divers volunteered three days of underwater charting in September to help in the last phase of identifying the remains. The shipwreck, at mooring buoy E-7 inside the Elbow Sanctuary Preservation Area six miles offshore, is known locally as Mike's Wreck in honor of a popular scuba instructor who died while diving. The 315-foot, steelhulled cargo steamship was built in England in 1893, and named for the woman who christened it. Both the steam engines and other valuable pieces were recovered by salvagers. The steamship was headed to Mexico with a load of coal when it went down after hitting a reef, now know as The Elbow. All crew members escaped.Ship wrecked after hitting reef in 1911MARINE ARCHAEOLOGY Photo courtesy NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARYTrained volunteer divers record and chart measurements of a 315-foot shipwreck lying at the Key Largo reef inside the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.Work by trained members of the National Association of Black Scuba Divers helped end a mystery over the steamship's identity. 84001 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY ISLAMORADA, THE FLORIDA KEYS TEL: 800.327.7070 OR 305.664.2321 www.holidayisle.com Welcome Football Fans! Catch all the action at 4 Bars & Restaurants with NFL Sunday Ticket at Shula Burger! WatchSunday night Football on the Biggest Screen in the Florida Keys Sunday Nights get 2 for 1 Rum Runners and $1 Drafts in the Tiki Bar and Raw Bar! ALL YOU CAN EAT Bleu Cheese Chips -$5.99 Cheese Fries -$7.99 in Shula Burger on Sundays & Mondays after 5pm! LIVE MUSIC IN RUM RUNNERS EVERY THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY! Tiki Bar Entertainment Ladies Night with DJ Blues Pirates COLBERT Barstool Sailors Karaoke ConchTails Radio Show BITTERSWEET Ladies Night with DJ Cross Eye Mary Barstool Sailors Karaoke ConchTails Radio Show HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL FRIDAY THRU SUNDAY NOVEMBER 23-24-25 10AM-5PM Original Artwork, Handcrafted Items, Unique Items for Gift Giving Free Admission Daily Entertainment DOTKeys hearing is next weekThe Florida Department of Transportation will spend more than $3 billion over the next five years to improve transportation infrastructure in Monroe and Miami-Dade counties, DOTsays. The so-called tentative work program gets a few public airings this month, include from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Marathon Government Center, mile marker 48.5. There is also one on Nov. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at DOT's District Six Auditorium, 1000 NW111 Ave., Miami. The public hearings in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties, along with simultaneous online public hearings, provide an opportunity for the public to ask questions or make comments about the work program in general, as well as specific projects included in the plan. To participate in the public hearings from anywhere via the Internet during the dates and times above, log into www.fdotmon roe.com/work-program or www.fdotmiami dade.com/work-program. The live question-andanswer portion of the hearings will begin at 7 p.m., for both those attending and those participating online. Online viewers can submit questions or comments via e-mail or by phoning in through a local number provided upon pre-registering. Online submissions will be printed and read by the moderator at the live session.Annual session updates public on work planTRANSPORTATION Keynoter Staff Keynoter Staff KEYSNET.COM RENTING?BUYING? SELLING?Use the KeynoterClassifieds for all your real estate needs. 743-5551


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Three of the Nile crocs, native to Africa and much more aggressive than their American cousins found in South Florida, were somehow released from a MiamiDade residence, said Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesman Jorge Pino. The FWC says only one is unaccounted for. It was last spotted in the C-103 canal in Homestead over the summer, said Frank Mazzotti, professor of wildlife ecology at the University of Florida. While not time to panic, Mazzotti said the Nile crocodile is well suited for the South Florida climate, and a breeding population could get established here. He said wildlife officials must be proactive in not letting that happen, or risk having a situation on their hands similar to that of the Burmese python, which thrives in the Everglades and is now found in the Keys. Nile crocodiles are well adapted for the Everglades habitat, Mazzotti said. Thats why we need to respond while we only have one or two animals out there. About 2,000 American saltwater crocodiles live in South Florida, mostly from south Miami-Dade County to the Florida Keys, but there has never been a documented attack by one on a human. The biggest scare the area experienced was when a 10-foot croc leapt out of a Key Largo canal and killed a 65-pound dog in March. The Nile crocodile, on the other hand, is known to be very dangerous to people. Theyre naturally found in sub-Saharan Africa. According to National Geographic, about 200 people are killed every year by the jaws of the reptiles. The average Nile croc is 16 feet long and weighs about 500 pounds. But they can also grow much larger more than 2,000 pounds, according to the San Diego Zoo Library. They live on average about 45 years. Adult American crocodiles can grow between 7 and 14 feet long and weigh between 150 and 450 pounds, according to the environmental group Defenders of Wildlife. Carli Segelson, another FWC spokeswoman, said the croc they are looking for is much younger and much smaller about 3 to 4 feet long. Pino said crocodiles and alligators grow about a foot per year until they reach full maturity. The last time the Nile crocodile was seen was before Hurricane Isaac passed by South Florida in late August, Segelson said. It may or may not even still be alive, Segelson said. Mazzotti said he and his team have been tracking the croc since March. But obtaining the proper permitting to go after the animal took months. Then Hurricane Isaac came, and poof, it disappeared, Mazzotti said. American crocodiles prefer to live in salt and brackish water. The Nile croc lives in fresh water, but Segelson said they are also found in brackish water. The Nile crocodiles were not released, but somehow managed to get out of their enclosure, Pino said. He did not identify the owner. Its safe to say that whenever you have captive wildlife escape, someone has to be held responsible for them, Pino said. The person was not maintaining proper caging requirements. Owning wild exotic animals like Nile crocodiles is not illegal if the owner has the proper permits, Pino said. So far, wildlife officials are not concerned the crocodile they are looking for will breed with a native croc. It is highly unlikely that an American crocodile would be able to breed with the Nile crocodile, Segelson said. Anyone with information about the escaped croc should call (888) 404-3922.Tracker says its possible it settles inKEY LARGODAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.com Plant VendorsBamboo, Bananas, Bromeliads, Crotons, Orchids, Flowering Trees, Fruit Trees, Native PlantsLocal ArtistsPoery, Sea Glass Artists, Jewelry, Local Honey, Old Growth Cypress WoodGarage Sale, Good Food Free Admission & ParkingSATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 11a.m. 4 p.m.Key West Garden Club Fall Plant & Art ShowWest Martello Tower at Higgs BeachMemberships available at the clubSUNDAY, DECEMBER 2 10a.m. 3 p.m. More information call 305-294-3210, keywestgardenclub.com Kinneer keeps job, narrowlyIn a 3-2 vote, the Monroe County School Board on Tuesday approved a sixmonth contract extension for Chief Operating Officer Michael Kinneer. Kinneer had already agreed to stay in the post until June 30 with a 5 percent pay cut, from $126,639 down to $120,307. He was originally hired to serve as the chief financial officer on Dec. 16, 2009, under a three-year contract. When he was running (successfully) this year for a sixth four-year term, now-board Chairman Andy Griffiths questioned the need for Kinneer's and Chief of Staff Ken Gentile's somewhat overlapping positions. He and Ed Davidson, elected to replace District 3 member Duncan Mathewson, were the two votes against extending Kinneer's contract as recommended by Superintendent Mark Porter. "If you look at where we're at," Griffiths told the Keynoter "it just seems to me, in an organization of our size, if we're going to have these high salaries, we should have the expertise on the educational side." He recalled previous finance directors doing the same work but earning salaries in the $60,000 range. Griffiths' criticism comes as Porter is working to realign his top administrators while implementing new job descriptions. The new titles are director of finance and performance, director of operations and planning, director of human resources, director of accountability and assessment, and director of teaching and learning. The closest existing positions, respectively are Gentile, Kinneer, Director of Human Resources Cheryl Allen, Director of Accountability and Assessment Christina McPherson and Chief Academic Officer Theresa Axford. Griffiths said that moving forward, he would approach upper-level personnel decisions with a three-pronged test. "How many directors do we actually need? What's the level of expertise? And how much does that cost?" Gentile's three-year contract expires in April and Porter has signaled he will seek to renew that until June 30, as well. In October, Porter handed down a five-day unpaid suspension to Gentile as punishment for Gentile putting on his resume that he is a certified public accountant in Florida, which is not true. Gentile has an active CPAlicense in New York but has never held that designation in Florida. Originally hired to serve as chief internal auditor, Gentile earns $122,000 per year under his three-year deal. The week's suspension would cost him $2,300.Board votes 3-2 to retain through JuneMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com Over the past 21 months, Diane has been the #1 forSales in the LowerKeys and on average SOLD 2 of herSellers Properties Every Monthto add YOUR property to herlist Call Diane today! 29967 Overseas Hwy. Bi g Pine Key, FL33043 Diane Corliss, GRIREALTOR(305) 849-0934Diane@DianeCorliss.com www.DianeCorliss.comOpen 7 Days a Week! Lot 17 W. Shore Dr.Summerland Key NET.COM


*Saturday,November 24,2012 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com ChristmasInTheKeys.com( 888 ) 329-4954Book a stay and get FREE admission Mile Marker 61Hawks Cay ResortThe Celebration takes placeNOVEMBER 30 TODECEMBER 2 Christmas Fun Florida Keys Style! The complete Florida Keys news and information source. Photo by DAVID GOODHUERescuers measure Pilgrim after finally getting the manatee to shore.The calf is at the Miami Seaqarium rehabilitating. make it difficult for him to stay down long, said Mary Stella of the Dolphin Research Center, located on Grassy Key. The cold weather means more manatees are coming into canals to stay warm. Pilgrim was surrounded by at least six adult manatees, but none appeared to be his mother. This means he wasn't nursing and probably wasn't getting enough to eat, said Kit Curtin, a contract biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey Manatees usually wean from their mothers about a year after birth, but manatees in the Keys appear to take longer, maybe up to two years, Curtin said. The scientists and researchers agreed Pilgrim needed to be removed from the canal and taken to the Seaquarium for rehabilitation. Easier said than done. In the morning, Curtin, Stella, FWC law enforcement officers Aja Vickers and Shelton Bartlett and other members of the Dolphin Research Center kept an eye on Pilgrim as he floated and made the occasional dive in the deep canal. The rescuers tried to lure Pilgrim to a dock behind a Pirates Cove home with fresh water from a hose a no-no for civilians because the mammals are federally protected. But while the hose attracted the other manatees, Pilgrim stayed away at first. When John Cassady and his crew with the FWC's manatee research section arrived from Tequesta around noon, they were able to get Pilgrim close enough to the dock to try to nab him with a large net attached to a pole. But the normally slow Pilgrim showed had enough strength and speed to avoid capture. He came out of the net as quickly as he entered it, leaving with a giant splash. "Come on Pilgrim," Stella said. "If only he knew we are here to help." Cassady then launched the research section boat a converted mullet boat with the outboard motor located in the center of the vessel, right in front of the center consul so as to avoid hitting manatees with the prop during rescues. Aided by two Dolphin Research Center members on kayaks, Cassady and DRC's Armando Rodriguez slowly tracked Pilgrim around the canal. But the team was playing a game of Whac-a Mole. Pilgrim would pop up at one end of the canal and disappear by the time the boat got close to him, only to turn up a minute later yards away from the rescue vessel. After a couple of hours of pursuit, Pilgrim started to get tired and stayed where the canal dead-ended against the neighborhood. The team finally had him cornered. But DRC members had to get into the water, between a dragnet they had unfurled and the seawall, to persuade Pilgrim to move toward a boat ramp where Rodriguez, Cassady and other DRC members were waiting with the pole net. Pilgrim finally gave up and was scooped up with the net and placed on a foam mat on the boat ramp. The weather in South Florida is colder earlier than usual this year, meaning more manatees will be moving closer to shore and into the warmer canal waters. Curtin said this means boaters have to be extra cautious. "Accidents happen, but people have to remember that they're not the only ones on the water," she said. "So slow it down."Stubborn Pilgrim gives upFrom Manatee,1A


Opinion & EditorialSaturday,November 24,2012 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: keynoter@keynoter.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . .Editor Kathie Bryan . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2012 Keynoter Publishing Co. Photo courtesy MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARYThis was taken in 1963 at 10888 Overseas Highway in Marathon.It's simple but it says it:Giftorama,where you could buy pretty much anything to enjoy your Keys vacation as well as souvenirs to remember it.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALOverall,more thanks than fearLETTERS TO THE EDITORShips ruin sunsetMy wife and I have been driving to Key West for more than 20 years. On Nov. 19, we walked to Mallory Square for the sunset celebration. We had four children with us. Over the years, sunset and the street artists at Mallory were must-dos on our list. They're world famous. We tell all our foreign friends to go to Key West and see sunset at Mallory. It's one of the greatest nature spectacles we have found anywhere. What a great thing for the general public enjoy. We love seeing the big wooden sailboats and catamarans as they go by the dock with the sun slowly setting in the background. When we arrived at Mallory about 4:15 p.m., we saw two huge cruise ships almost totally blocking our view of Key West Harbor and sunset. I thought many years ago the city of Key West sorted this out. I recall the cruise ships had to be out of port before sunset. Our kids had a great time watching the street performers, but we were limited to about 15 degrees of viewing the sunset along with about 150 other people or so crammed behind the conchfritter stand and the pier bollards as we all peered between the two ships. The only vessel I saw was a Jet Ski doing doughnuts between the cold steel hulls. I asked one of the local vendors why the ships were there, and she stated that 12 days in season, cruise ships are allowed by the city to dock after sunset. When did this change happen? Did the citizens of Key West vote for this? Will the city increase the number of dockings next year? I went to the city website and there is a schedule of cruise-ship dockings and departures. One of the cruise ships blocking our view departed at 6 p.m., right after sunset. I guess I need to do research before coming to town. I think the general public (people that drive to Key West and spend money) should know when they can see a sunset instead of being surprised by a steel hull of a ship or two. I assume the city of Key West makes big money on the dockage. I'll bet the port side of the cruise ships had a great view. What a shame. We did not stay in Old Town for dinner. Mark Clarke StuartEnvironment benefitsNow that the elections are finally over, our federal senators and representatives should act to pass important legislation that has languished not due to a lack bipartisan support, but because they have been caught up in Washington's political maelstrom. Two bills in particular need immediate attention, both related to land and water. Senate Bill 339 and House Resolution 1964 would make permanent federal tax incentives for private landowners who voluntary place permanent development restrictions on their lands. Landowners do so by placing perpetual conservation easements on their property, benefiting us all with water protection and wildlife habitat, and without any government ownership. This bill enjoys overwhelming support from Democrats and Republicans, and needs to be passed by the end of this year, either standing alone or as part of an overall compromise tax bill. The other bill has, until this past year, been a no-brainer as to passage: The farm bill. Without a farm bill, the agricultural sector of our nation has no surety as to production. Moreover, no action means extremely worthwhile conservation programs will flounder. Passage of the farm bill during the so-called lame-duck session is critical. No matter who won or lost on Nov. 6, our elected leaders need to go back to work and do the jobs our citizens expect them to do. Expedited passage of these important bills would be a very good start. Preston Robertson VP, Florida Wildlife Federation TallahasseeWhile there are numerous problems that need fixing, there are many reasons we should feel optimisticWe observed Thanksgiving 2012 at a time when our nation has much to celebrate. The economy continues to inch forward and hundreds of thousands of American men and women in uniform have come home to their loved ones. Once again the nation has held a peaceful election that produced a clear winner and hopeful signs that national leaders are ready to reconcile their differences and agree to work together for the public good. Voters in Monroe County showed their faith in the future by overwhelmingly extending a 1-cent sales tax though 2033 to fund infrastructure improvements. That will go a long way toward finishing Keys sewer projects, and fixing bridges and roads. All of this gives a "turning the corner" feel to events in South Florida. There is much to be thankful for in 2012. As we approach the end of another hurricane season, we have once again been fortunate to escape the ravages of a major storm, aware that many of our fellow citizens in the northeast faced a bleak Thanksgiving because their homes were destroyed and lives upended by an invader called Sandy. At the same time, amid these blessings, there are reasons to be apprehensive. The economic recovery remains fragile and could be endangered if public officials fail to reach agreement on crucial issues. The bitter tone of the campaign has abated, but not disappeared. Recent events remind us that the Middle East remains explosive, a crucible of danger and a recurring menace to global stability. The state has failed to solve the issue of windstorm insurance that brings many homeowners to the edge of despair. Complaints of voters suppression and incompetence by election officials must be addressed. On balance, though, what is most striking this Thanksgiving season is American resilience, the practical spirit of determination to overcome hardship. We have seen that in the last few years as we emerge from an era of war and economic gloom. It is what Abraham Lincoln had in mind when he told the nation 149 years ago to set aside its troubles -far greater than ours today, with the dead at Gettysburg still fresh in the memory of the living -and to give thanks on Thanksgiving Day. He believed that those things that give Americans a common legacy and forge bonds of unity are stronger and more durable than whatever divides us. If he could hold fast to that faith in America in 1863, surely those who share the bounties and liberties of this country today can do the same. Miami Herald, supplemented by the Keynoter Cruise ships berth at Mallory Square in Key West.The letter writer says part of his visit was ruined because ships blocked his family's view of sunset.Reconstituted board gets down to workElected to a sixth consecutive four-year term to the District 2 Monroe County School Board seat after a tough campaign, Andy Griffiths on Tuesday was selected by his colleagues to serve as chairman the next 12 months. Griffiths has been chairman several times before, notably as the School District was going through a six-figure financial scandal that resulted in the ouster of the then-superintendent in 2009 and the superintendent's wife, a district administrator convicted of stealing more than $400,000 in public money. Ron Martin, former principal of Coral Shores High School, got the nod to serve as vice chairman, his first time in one of the leadership roles. New board member Ed Davidson, replacing District 3's Duncan Mathewson, nominated both Martin and Griffiths, setting the stage for two unanimous votes. Prior to the organizational part of the meeting, Circuit Court Judge Richard Payne swore in Davidson and Griffiths, marking the official start of their terms following the Nov. 6 election. School Board members earn $29,000 per year plus benefits. John Dick, the outgoing board chairman, and Martin will serve respectively as the board representative and alternate on the Monroe County Value Adjustment Board, which hears appeals of county property value assessments. Robin Smith-Martin will continue in his capacity as board representative to the Greater Florida Consortium of School Boards. Davidson defeated John Welsh, a former Key West High School principal, as a reform candidate pushing a return to school-based managed, which recognizes that the Keys geography lends itself to community decisions when it comes to some school issues rather than a centralized, bureaucratic approach. "There's no doubt there's broad support for reform," Davidson said. "I think we're going to see some great results because we're on the same team." Alluding to Superintendent Mark Porter's position as the Keys'first-ever board-hired not elected schools chief, Davidson said, "This is the first moment the School Board actually becomes in charge."Griffiths back as chairman, Davidson inMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYEd Davidson,the newest member of the School Board,is known for wearing a hat sporting his name,with Capt.'in front of it.Following his swearing-in Tuesday,his four board colleagues along with Superintendent Mark Porter broke out matching lids bearing their names prefaced by Captain'while giving Davidson one that says Ensign.' www.keysnet.com


After the crowds have shopped at large stores and sprawling malls on Black Friday, many smaller businesses hope today will be their day. Thousands of small stores, restaurants, spas and even dry cleaners across the U.S. will offer their own discounts and promotions to draw holiday shoppers on what's known as Small Business Saturday.American Express created the day three years ago, it says, to help small businesses struggling during the recession.The credit and charge card company encourages card holders, who have registered in advance online to make purchases with their cards in exchange for a $25 rebate paid for by American Express, if they buy something at a participating business. American Express won't say how much the promotion costs, but Susan Sobbott, president of American Express OPEN, the company's smallbusiness division, says it is a considerable amount.But even small merchants who aren't officially part of the event hope to get a bump in revenue during a weekend when they used to be all but forgotten in an avalanche of deep discounts offered by big stores and online retailers. Perhaps more importantly, the day has become an opportunity for small businesses to build a corps of customers.In Dixon, Ill., 51 small businesses have banded together to recruit local artists and performers to create a party-like atmosphere today, and they're planning other events for the holiday season.Ayear ago, the combination of the American Express rebate and the events helped give the participating businesses a collective revenue increase of more than 50 percent on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, says Lisa Higby, owner of Distinctive Gardens, a nursery and garden center there. But the benefit goes beyond a one-day jolt."It gives us a yearlong impact, much greater exposure for our business," Higby says.American Express may have intended to give small merchants and card usage a boost in a tough economy, but Small Business Saturday is also helping small merchants get a bigger share of the spotlight and spending between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, a shopping holiday dreamed up to get people excited about shopping online on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Saturday,November 24,2012 7A Keynoter KeysNet.com MARKETPLACE RECENT REAL ESTATE SALESSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 120 percent Based on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) for the period November 11, 2012 November 17, 2012. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, AddressListedSoldListedListing AgentSelling Agent Big Pine 2232 Matthews Rd$495,000$450,00075Century 21 Schwartz Realty/Toni SmithAmerican Caribbean R.E./Sandra TuttleCudjoe 276 Colson Dr$250,000$225,000373RE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Brad BakerColdwell Banker Schmitt /Lisa Ferringo 22854 Bluegill Ln$330,000$330,000241Coldwell Banker Residential/Eduardo DennisInternet Rlty of the Fla Keys/G. Maclaren 23036 Lookdown Ln$347,500$347,5001Century 21 Schwartz/Rhonda WilliamsOutside Of MLS/outside of mlsIslamorada 171 Ocean Ln$1,275,000$1,100,000679Coldwell Banker/Jan Keller, Charlotte PorterRobinson Real Estate/Joan Kelley 0 Elva Rd$275,000$275,000529Coldwell Banker/Margo & Brett NewmanOutside Of MLS/outside of mls 108 Navajo St$275,000$250,000186Moorings Realty/Corie McGraw-AbelMoorings Realty/Corie McGraw-Abel 88500 Overseas Hwy$214,900$192,500176Realty World Freewheeler/Gary LobatoCentury 21 Schwartz/Sal Livoti 99 Costa Bravo Dr$449,000$430,000172Coldwell Banker/Margo & Brett NewmanColdwell Banker/Margo & Brett Newman 235 Azalea St$550,000$500,00065Realty World Freewheeler/LISA FRINS P.A. Realty World Freewheeler/LISA FRINS P.A.Key Largo 901 Emerald Dr$169,000$135,0002146Century 21 Schwartz/Francis ClayCentury 21 Schwartz/Francis Clay 98515 Overseas Hwy$209,000$170,000873Century 21 Schwartz Rlty/Linda PerloffCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty/Joseph Brunke LOT 7 Bounty Ln$79,000$75,000412Century 21 Schwartz/Robert Valenzuela, PARE/MAX Keys Properties/Kym Papp 169 Bahama Ave$649,000$610,000200Century 21 Schwartz/Robert Valenzuela, PAIsland Equity R.E./Holly Hight 122 Avenue A $199,900$195,00023Century 21 Schwartz/Robert Valenzuela, PAAmerican Caribbean/Vanessa J. ChamizoKey West 56 Cannon Royal Dr$2,295,000$2,000,0001071Truman & Co Inc./Terri SpottswoodColdwell Banker Schmitt/Patti Nickless 704 William St$899,000$850,000420Truman & Co Inc./Terri SpottswoodTruman & Co. (KW)/William Brown 5 Blue Water Dr$269,000$255,000351Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Cynthia KayeColdwell Banker Schmitt/Unknown Agent 1800 Atlantic Blvd$298,000$287,500308Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Victor MusmannoC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Victor Musmanno 420 Olivia St$2,250,000$2,000,000288Preferred Properties/Corinne HeldPremierSouth Properties/David Zensinger 815 Fleming St$7,900,000$7,200,000287Doug Mayberry R.E./K. Bland,K. DucoteSBX Commercial Real Estate/Peter Batty 909 United St$585,900$575,00090Coldwell Banker Schmitt, Barbara CrespoKey West R.E. Sales/ William Reese 48 Merganser Ln$280,000$272,50085Compass Realty Branch/Robin MitchellCompass Realty Branch/Robin Mitchell 1309 Catherine St$1,195,000$925,00057Preferred Properties/Daniel SkahenPreferred Properties (KW)/Daniel Skahen 626 Josephine Parker Dr$591$3,30042Prud. Knight & Gardner/Knight, GardnerPrud. Knight & Gardner Realty/Knight/Gardner 908 Elizabeth St$190,000$184,00042Prud. Knight & Gardner/Brenda DonnellyPrud. Knight & Gardner/Gwendolyn Esbensen 906 Georgia St$1,150,000$1,025,00015Doug Mayberry R.E./Douglas MayberryC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Victor Musmanno 3314 Northside Dr$180,000$180,00042KW Royal Palms Realty LLC/Scott FormanKW Royal Palms Realty/Scott FormanMarathon Vacant Land*$1,650,000$1,550,000593Marr Properties Inc./Barbara KruszelnickiCentury 21 Schwartz/Toni Smith 86 Pelican Rd$499,000$470,000146Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa FerringoColdwell Banker Schmitt/Bill Wilkins 2600 Manor Ln$1,690,000$1,650,000108American Caribbean/Ginger Henderson,Century 21 Schwartz/Debra Farrell 8083 Bonito Dr$298,000$260,00051C oldwell Banker/Fredy & Carmen CarricaburuA merican Caribbean/Stacie KidwellOther 856 Gulf Dr$579,900$591,00043Island Group Realty/Margarita VillochCentury 21 Schwartz/Rhonda WilliamsRamrod 27315 Guadaloupe Ln$89,900$75,000299Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Banks PrevattAmerican Caribbean/Sandra TuttleSugarloaf 1073 Buttonwood Dr$925,000$925,0000Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa FerringoColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa FerringoSummerland Lot 17 West Shore Dr$16,000$16,0001Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Diane CorlissColdwell Banker Schmitt/Diane Corliss Vacant lot 5101 Overseas Hwy. 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This plan works whether you are looking for a new job, want to strike off on your own or want to make any type of changes in your life. Let's use employment as the example. Get out a sheet of paper or pull up an Excel document, and create three columns on it.At the top of Column 1, write: "Things I have in my job now, or in past jobs, that I don't want in my next job." On Column 2, put down: "Things I have in my job now, or in past jobs, that I want in my next job." Column 3 says: "Things I haven't had in any job that I want as part of my next job." Fill in all the blanks as appropriate.Keep in mind that these things can be anything, including job duties, work environment, type of people in your office, type of customers you work with, number of hours you work, wages, dress code, benefits, respect from your boss or coworkers whatever comes to mind. As the week progresses, add or delete items in any of the columns. Highlight those items that speak loudest to you. Which are the most important to have, or not have, in your next job? Don't worry about setting goals at this point; this is merely a tool to help you more clearly identify what you do and do not want.At the end of the week, go to the third column and put a minus sign in front of those items that require development. They could be anything from moving to a new location to getting more education to leaving a relationship that does not allow you to grow or express yourself fully.Identify five items in the last column that are absolutely non-negotiable in any job you have. Mark them with a plus sign. How do you determine what's non-negotiable? Go with your gut. Just don't let the expectations and desires of others rule your thinking. Be sure to watch out for words like "can't," "won't," "impossible," "stupid," "illogical," "selfish," "unrealistic" and the rest of those judgmental terms as you work through this process. Many times, these words were internalized when we were children, as they were spoken by mostly well-meaning adults who wanted to keep us safe. What's changed, of course, is that you are an adult yourself now. It's up to you to decide if these terms hold any relevance for you today, or if they need to be thrown onto the trash heap.You have the right to want what you want. And you have the right to be supported in whatever decisions you make. Let those decisions take you where you want to be. Now you're ready to come up with a list of actionable goals on which to building your action plan. Need help? Consult a coach. Jackie Harder owns Key Dynamics Coaching and Consulting Inc. of Key Largo. She is a graduate of the Core Essentials Program of CoachInc., and a member of the International Coach Federation and the International Association of Coaches. Call 451-9295 or send an e-mailto Jackie@key-dynamics.com.Set priorities using this one easy exerciseCOACH'S CORNERJackie Harder Coach'sCorner BUSINESS BRIEFSSarver:20 years at credit unionLaura Sarver marked her Thanksgiving by celebrating 20 years at Keys Federal Credit Union. She joined the credit union in 1992 as a teller. Over the years, she's been assistant supervisor of transaction services, assistant branch manager, manager of branch operations and branch manager. She's now IThost administrator. Sarver is originally from Chicago and moved to the Keys in 1974.Grethell promoted at First StateFirst State Bank of the Florida Keys'Grethell Suarez has been promoted to assistant operations manager at the bank's Marathon office, 6900 Overseas Highway. Suarez started with First State Bank as a customer service representative 2006. She volunteers for bank-sponsored activities such as the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. SARVERSBAseeks small-business successHere in the Keys, most of our businesses can be classified as small businesses. Do you know of any that are particularly outstanding? The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking nominations for its 2013 small-business person of the year and nominations in seven other award categories recognizing excellence in small business and smallbusiness advocacy. "The South Florida district's awards are part of the National Small Business Week celebration," said South Florida District Director Francisco "Pancho" Marrero. "There are many outstanding entrepreneurs and small-business advocates within our 24-county district. This annual awards program is our way of recognizing that excellence." The winner of the South Florida small-business person of the year award will go on to compete at state and national levels. The South Florida district will judge nominations in the following categories: Small Business Person of the Year; Small Business Exporter of the Year; Veteran Business Owner of the Year; Minority Business Owner of the Year; Woman Business Owner of the Year; Small Business Advocate of the Year; Financial Services Advocate of the Year; and Small Business Media Advocate of the Year. Nominations can be made by any person or organization dedicated to the support of small businesses, including trade, professional and business organizations. The deadline to submit a nomination to the South Florida office is Jan. 3. Nomination guidelines can be found at www .sba.gov For more information, call the SBAin Miami at (305) 536-5521, Ext. 104.Agency opens nominations for awardsRECOGNITIONSome step out of Black Friday's shadowAmEx creates own day for mom-and-popsBy JOYCE M.ROSENBERGAssociated PressSMALL BUSINESS www.keysnet.com


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Kirk of the KeysOverseas Highway at 89th Street Marathon € MM 51.5 € 743-4256Staffed Childrens Sunday School & NurserySunday Services 9 a.m. Contemporary€11 a.m. Traditionalwww.kirkofthekeys.com City: Pill mills not welcomeThe Key West City Commission on Tuesday passed a law designed to make it difficult for anyone hoping to open a pain-management clinic within city limits. The unanimous vote invokes what's called zoning in progress, which essentially freezes specific types of development to allow planning staff to draft regulatory law specific to the requested land use. Over the next 180 days, planners will define "painmanagement clinic;" limit their presence to certain zoning districts; require a conditional use for the facilities; regulate distance between clinics and existing pharmacies; limit onsite dispensing; and outlaw them within 1,000 feet of schools. There currently aren't any pain-management clinics also known as pill mills in Key West and no known plans to open any. South Florida is considered the pill-mill capitol of the country. Drug abusers nationwide especially from Kentucky and Missouri come down here specifically to go to pain clinics to illegally obtain prescription drugs. There's even a name for the route: The Oxy Express, named after Oxy-codone. The U.S. Attorney's Office and state regulators have cracked down on them and had success in shutting many down while arresting their operators and co-conspirators, but they still operate, mostly on mainland South Florida. Key West's Planning Board OK'd the local law in October. Before it's official, commissioner will have to approve the zoning in progress in a second public hearing. Commissioners also approved a plan from local history buff Bruce Neff's Historic Markers Inc. project to place about 100 banners on streetlights on Truman Avenue, Duval Street, Front Street, Greene Street and Mallory Square. Intended to coincide with the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leon's discovery of Florida, each banner will feature the tagline "500 Years of Paradise." The banners will be up from January to December and each will feature a "historical nugget" of information.Law to make it difficult for openingsKEY WESTBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comwith Deputy Pedro Garcia and O'Keefe. More deputies arrived and the suspect was handcuffed. "He initially gave deputies a false name and continued to act violently and erratically," Herrin said. Officers checked nearby homes and found three other vehicles in Key Largo Trailer Village had been burglarized. "Property stolen from those vehicles was found in Argomaniz's possession," Herrin said. "All three vehicles had been left unlocked by the owners." Argomaniz reportedly admitted to having consumed vodka and an unknown dosage of over-the-counter cold medication. 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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,NOVEMBER 24,2012 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 10B Arts alive What's called Art! Key West! comprises numerous events over one long weekend. Story, 2B 'Messiah' A Keys church marks the 30th year of presenting Handel's 'Messiah,' and you can join in. Story, 2B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment 2357 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050( 3 0 5 ) 7 4 3 6 9 3 9Conveniently located next to Jeanne Desautels The Optical ShoppeŽCALL FOR YOUR NEXT EYE APPOINTMENT TODAY!Contact LensesEmergency Eye CareMany insurances accepted Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Eye Disease Comprehensive Eye Exams for all agesDr. Nicole Cremata is now in Marathon too! CORAL SHORES LACROSSEHamer chooses the GatorsCoral Shores High School girls lacrosse standout Katharine Hamer has two seasons remaining in her Lady Cane career but already knows where she plans play after her 2014 graduation. Hamer, a junior expected to lead the Canes defense this spring, has declared her intent to attend the University of Florida to play in one of the nation's top NCAADivision 1 lacrosse programs. "I wanted to stay in the state and the University of Florida is the best lacrosse program in the state, so why not?" Hamer said Friday. "The academics are awesome, the facilities are brand new and the way they treat athletes is amazing." Lady Gators coaches "have been trying to get Katharine since she was in the ninth grade" when they spotted Hamer in a lacrosse camp for high-schoolers, Coral Shores head coach Mark Hall said. Although she cannot formally sign an NCAAletter until November 2013, Hamer said she is intent on wearing the blue-and-orange uniform of Florida. Florida reached the NCAAFinal Four of women's lacrosse last season with a 19-3 record before falling in the national semifinals to top-ranked Syracuse. Hamer last visited Gainesville on Oct. 20, receiving a field pass to the South Carolina game. "I got to meet [Olympic swimming gold medalist] Ryan Lochte so that was very cool," Hamer said. ACoral Shores defensive starter for the last two seasons both of which included district championships Hamer was second on the team in forced turnovers with 11 and tied for second in interceptions with six. She also delivered two assists and scored twice. "Katharine has set the bar very high for the rest of our team," Hall said. "Her scholarship to Florida will be a major inspiration for our other players so that they know that hard work and determination can pay off for them as well." Stetson University has Coral Shores graduates Cami Lopez and Raisa Santiesteban on its lacrosse roster, and expects to add Lady Cane leading scorer Julia Lozano next year. Stetson also was intently recruiting Hamer. She's notified Lady Hatter coaches of her intent play at Florida. Coral Shores Athletic Director Rich Russell noted that the handful of lacrosse scholarships available to NCAAteams typically are reserved for returning starters. "This is a great tribute to Katharine's talent and work ethic," Russell said. "It's also a tribute to Coach Hall and his lacrosse program."Defensive star would join top program Keynoter StaffCoral Shores High junior Katharine Hamer,seen in action last winter,has declared her intent to accept a lacrosse scholarship from the University of Florida,a national power in the women's sport. Gulliverbeats Lady ConchsKey West High girls basketball coach Tony McDowell had no trouble explaining Tuesday night's 60-32 loss to Gulliver Prep in Miami. "We missed shots, we missed layups on fouls that weren't called and we missed a lot of free throws," he said. It was the District 16-4A opener for the Conchs, who dropped to 1-1 overall. In a cold gym before a handful of spectators, Gulliver, shooting from long range, got off to a strong start and never let up. "They came out hitting threes," McDowell said.It was 25-6 after the first quarter and 48-18 at the half.The Conchs were led by Jamica Mack, who scored 11 points. Guard Tanisha Multy had 10 and scored the Conchs'first six points. McDowell was impressed with the play of guard Mikayla Stansbury, who returned after missing the first game against Marathon because of a throat ailment. "She ran the point and played very well," McDowell said. Stansbury scored five points, Brooke Marsden added four and Sahara Graft had two.The Conchs were at a disadvantage in the third quarter when Stansbury and Multy went out with injuries.Key West is off until next Saturday when it plays St. Brendan at 4:30 p.m. in a district game in Miami. The Conchs won't play at home again until Dec. 14 when they have a rematch with Gulliver. McDowell said he is determined to improve his team's free-throw shooting. "We have been shooting 10 free throws before practice and 20 after," he said. "Now we're going to shoot 20 before practice and if they miss one, they're going to run."Missed shots all around lead to lossBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST HOOPS Dolphins back on fields, courtsThe Marathon High School winter sports teams return to play Monday after a week off for the Thanksgiving holiday. The boys soccer team is scheduled to play Monday at 4 p.m. at District 16 rival Archimedean Charter School in Miami, then host Westminster Christian School Tuesday at 5 p.m. The boys have performed well in the early going despite lacking significant practice time. Most of the Dolphins' players the majority starters participated in fall sports, but they've jumped out to a 2-1-2 start. Their last game before the break was a District 16 win over Colonial Christian School, 3-1. The girls soccer team has also had a solid start, posting a 3-3-2 record early on. Two of their losses came against Class-3AVenice High School Class-4AArchbishop McCarthy, a perennial power in Key West High School's district. The girls posted a huge win for the program on Nov. 13, defeating District 16 power Palmer Trinity School for the first time in several seasons. Defeating the Falcons was one of the Dolphins'primary goals this season. The girls are also scheduled to host Westminster, another traditionally strong District 16 opponent, on Tuesday at 3 p.m. before the boys game.The girls basketball team resumes its schedule after losses to Gulliver Prep and Key West High School on Nov. 14 and 15. The Dolphins played the Conchs well, but fell behind for good after a 17-2 fourth-quarter run.The team is slated to host Westminster Christian School Wednesday and Florida Christian School Friday. The games are scheduled for 5 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., respectively. The boys basketball team, meanwhile, is scheduled to play its regular-season opener Monday at Archbishop Curley High School at 6 p.m.Most of the roster played fall sports and has been together for only a short time, especially with the fall football season being pushed back a week due to inclement weather.The Dolphins are scheduled to host games Wednesday and Friday against Westminster Christian and Florida Christian schools. They're scheduled for 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., respectively.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONKey West Triathlon is next weekendAs many as 1,000 athletes from the United States and other countries are to compete in the third annual Key West Triathlon, set for Dec. 1 in the Southernmost City.Presented by Key West's TRIKWLLC and Stay Fit Studio, the racing challenge includes swimming in Atlantic Ocean waters, and biking and running beside the Atlantic.The event tests the endurance of athletes, whether seasoned competitors or newcomers to the sport, in both Olympic-distance and shorter sprint-distance triathlons. The Olympic-distance challenge features a 1.5K swim, 40K bicycle and 10K run. Sprintdistance competitors are to complete a .75K swim, 20K bicycle ride and 5K run.Three-person relay teams can compete as well, with each team member tasked to complete one leg of the challenge.The weekend schedule kicks off with race packet pickup and a fitness expo Nov. 30 at Higgs Beach on Atlantic Avenue, headquarters for the race and associated events. Packets will not be available on race day.Race day's action is to begin at 7 a.m., with wave starts slated at preset intervals.The Key West Triathlon is sanctioned by USATriathlon.Entry fees for sprint-distance racers are $95 for an individual and $165 for a relay team. Olympic-distance entry fees are $145 for a single athlete and $235 for a relay team. To find out more, go to www.trikw.com or www .stayfitstudiokeywest .com .KEY WEST


KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday,November 24,2012 Living Crime Stoppers of the Florida Keys offers a Cash Reward for information leading to a felony arrest.If you see a crime happen,or have information about criminal activity,do the right thing.Call Crime Stoppers to report it.You will be eligible for a Cash Reward and you may remain completely anonymous.Crime Stopper tips may also be made anonymously on line at www.tipsubmit.com1-800-346-TIPSPaid for wholly or in part by:Office of the Attorney General,Crime Stoppers Trust Fund ADVERTISE IN THECall Laura at 743-5551 to place your business ad.(Contractors are required to list their license number)FOR AS LOW AS $49.28PER MONTHOver 30,000 circulation weekly from Key West to Key Largo. Publication every Wed. and Sat. and now online at www.keysnet.com EXAMPLE Messiahenters 30th yearOne of the biggest annual performances in the Keys, Handels Messiah, returns to the Key West United Methodist Church on Dec. 2 at 8 pm. The church is at Eaton and Simonton streets. While always big, this years performance is quite different than in previous years. This year will be our 30th consecutive annual performance of this most beloved oratorio, said Dean Walters, director of music and Messiah conductor. Three years ago, I promised we would celebrate our 30th performance with an orchestral accompaniment and indeed, we will. We will have a chamber orchestra of 16 local musicians along with our organist, Jim Cutty, accompany the 60 to 70 singers who perform Messiah with us. Soloists include Paul Carmichael, Jim Carter, Melody Cooper, Libby Curtis, Lina Robles, John Rudolph, Marian Torriglia and Sandy Walters. Singers that want to participate in the all-in-oneday event should arrive for rehearsal by 1:45 p.m. Dec. 2. Rehearsal is from 2 to 5 p.m. and the performance is at 8. Interested singers should contact Dean Walters at 745-1409. Music will be provided. Admission to Messiah is free but get there early seats always fill up.Join in or just watch performanceKEY WEST The performance of Messiahat the Key West church always draws huge crowds,both performers and those in the audience. Its art! Its Key West!Acollaborative effort by Key West artists rolls out a three-day extravaganza Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 that includes special gallery shows, readings, music, theatrical stagings and more. Called Art! Key West! just so you dont overlook the significance of this event is organized by members of the Florida Keys Arts Council, Friends of the Key West Library and Key West Garden Club, and piggybacking on the Southernmost Citys inaugural Key West Film Festival. Sculpture Key West opens the same weekend with large-scale works installed at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park at the end of Southard Street. The overall mix of events, gallery openings and exhibits is designed to showcase the variety of art venues in Key West, according to organizers. The first day, Nov. 30, the focus will be on the Truman and White street corridors. On Dec. 1, Historic Seaport venues will be featured. Then on Dec. 2, attention shifts to Upper Duval Street Nov. 30s schedule includes an evening opening at the Harrison Gallery, 825 White St., displaying works of sculptor Helen Harrison and fashion designer Lucas Mejia. The Stone Soup Gallery, 802 White St., is planning an everything under $150 event, while there will be a graffiti wall at Honest Works Island Pottery, 929 Truman Ave.. The inaugural Key West ChalkFest at the Truman Waterfront is sponsored by the Key West Art in Public Places Board, and runs Nov. 29 and 30 and Dec. 1. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, the public is invited to experience performance art in progress as local and visiting artists showcase their talents in the tradition of 16th Century Italian artists known as madonnari who, with chalk, recreated paintings of the Madonna on city streets. Multiple gallery openings and shows are slated for Dec. 1, with a live graffiti wall and clothes-line art sale in a transformed sculpture garden at the Lucky Street Gallery, 540 Greene St. Dec. 2 features an art brunch, a beachside tea dance and concert, and multiple exhibitions and openings. Hands On is to present surprise events at 1206 Duval St., while the Keith Bland Studio plans to offer poetry readings as well as visual art at 915 South St. From 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Bahama Village Music Center, 727 Fort St., visitors can enjoy a free concert by members of the Bahama Village Music Program. Overall, more than three dozen events have been scheduled during the three-day program. For more information, visit www.artskeywest.com.Numerous venues partnering for a big weekendKEY WEST Chalk art runs from the uncomplicated to the astounding,as demonstrated by this work, photographed by Jill Clardy at the annual I Madonnari street painting festival in Santa Barbara,Calif.MEALS FROM MARINERS Its become a tradition at Mariners Hospital in Tavernier for employees to assemble Thanksgiving baskets for families in need in the Upper Keys.Employees and physicians donate customary Thanksgiving fare such as cranberry sauce,stuffing and pumpkin-pie filling,plus grocery gift certificates.Here,putting the final cans and gift cards into some of the 10 baskets they put together,are Barbara Marchessault and Lucy Guevara. www.keysnet.com


Saturday,November 24,2012 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com How to make a betterlatkeWe know you're probably still barely able to move from that Thanksgiving dinner where you overdid it, but there's already another holiday around the corner that demands our foodie respect: Hanukkah. The eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights starts Dec. 8, and a central part of it is great latkes, or potato pancakes. Few foods are as satisfying as a golden potato pancake that is soft and tender inside, but crispy outside. But this simple dish so often is bungled. It can be undercooked, overcooked and/or soaked in grease. The key to great potato pancakes is using just a little bit of oil at the right temperature and finishing the cooking process in the oven. And that last step is key. By placing the fried pancakes (also called latkes) on a wire rack set over a rimmed baking sheet, the hot air in the oven is able to circulate around them, keeping them dry and crisp (instead of steaming the bottom). I prefer hand grating my potatoes rather than using the food processor. I find the texture is better, more tender, and the shreds hold together more easily. When it comes to selecting the potatoes, I use a combination of either starchy russets or Yukon golds and sweet potatoes. The bright orange sweet potatoes add welcome color and a touch of sweetness to the pancakes. To keep the potatoes from changing color (oxidizing) and to maximize crispness, I soak them in ice water as I grate them. One of the best parts about this recipe is that you can prep them almost all the way (right through the frying stage) in advance, then just reheat them in the oven just before serving. And when you serve them, be sure to accompany them with applesauce and sour cream. What you need: Two pounds baking potatoes (such as russet or Yukon gold), peeled. One medium sweet potato (about half a pound), peeled. One small yellow onion or one large shallot. Two large eggs. Two tablespoons allpurpose flour. Kosher or sea salt. Peanut oil, for frying. Sour cream or creme fraiche, to serve. Applesauce, to serve. Fill a medium bowl with iced water. Using the medium holes on a box grater, grate the baking potatoes and sweet potato. Add the grated potatoes to the ice water and set aside. Use the fine holes on the grater to grate the onion or shallot. Drain the potatoes very well, squeezing out as much water as possible. In large bowl, combine the potatoes with the onion. Squeeze again to remove as much moisture as possible. To do this, grab the mixture a handful at a time and squeeze over the sink, then transfer to a dry bowl. When all of the mixture has been squeezed, add the eggs, flour and a bit of salt (start with half a teaspoon), then mix well. Set aside. In a large, deep saute pan over medium-high, heat about quarter inch of peanut oil to 360 degrees. To test the oil, drop a pinch of flour into the mixture. If the oil is ready, the flour should sizzle and brown almost immediately. While the oil heats, set a wire rack over a rimmed baking sheet. Heat the oven to 350. Working in batches and using about two to three tablespoons of the potato mixture per pancake, drop the batter into the oil. Do not crowd the pan. Flatten each with a spatula and fry for four minutes per side, or until golden and crisp. As you fry the batches, you may need to add oil to the pan. Be sure to let it return to temperature between batches and additions of oil. As the pancakes finish, transfer them to the wire rack. Once all of the pancakes are fried, place them (rack and baking sheet) in the oven and heat for five to 10 minutes, or until warmed through. The pancakes also can be prepped in advance up to the oven stage, then reheated just before serving. To serve, sprinkle lightly with salt and accompany with sour cream and applesauce. Start to finish: 30 minutes. Makes 18 small pancakes. Nutrition information per pancake: 90 calories; 30 calories from fat (33 percent of total calories); 3.5 g fat (0.5 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 20 mg cholesterol; 12 g carbohydrate; 1 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 2 g protein; 70 mg sodium.The goal is soft inside, crispy outBy ELIZABETH KARMELAssociated PressTHE DINING TABLE Photo courtesy ASSOCIATED PRESSFew things beat a great potato pancake,but pay attention because they often aren't made correctly. KEYSNET.COM THANKSGIVING HISTORY The Key West Police Athletic League's holiday camp is in full swing this week,and the kids are learning lots of cool things from program coordinator Tez Waters.On Wednesday,they learned several phrases in sign language,like happy Thanksgiving,'as well as some Cherokee words.After decorating headbands and having their faces painted, the group played some traditional Native American games. Booze calories nearly equal to sodaAmericans get too many calories from soda. But what about alcohol? It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from booze as from soft drinks, a government study found. Soda and other sweetened drinks the focus of obesity-fighting public health campaigns are the source of about 6 percent of the calories adults consume, on average. Alcoholic beverages account for about 5 percent, the new study found. "We've been focusing on sugar-sweetened beverages. This is something new," said Cynthia Ogden, one of the study's authors. She's an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which released its findings last Thursday. The government researchers say the findings deserve attention because, like soda, alcohol contains few nutrients but plenty of calories. But a liquor trade association said the findings indicate there's no big problem. "This research shows that the overwhelming majority of adults drink moderately," Lisa Hawkins, a spokeswoman for the Distilled Spirits Council, said in a statement. The CDC study is based on interviews with more than 11,000 U.S. adults from 2007 through 2010. Participants were asked extensive questions about what they ate and drank over the previous 24 hours. The study found: On any given day, about one-third of men and onefifth of women consumed calories from beer, wine or liquor. Averaged out to all adults, the average guy drinks 150 calories from alcohol each day, or the equivalent of a can of Budweiser. The average woman drinks about 50 calories, or roughly half a glass of wine. Men drink mostly beer. For women, there was no clear favorite among alcoholic beverages. There was no racial or ethnic difference in average calories consumed from alcoholic beverages. But there was an age difference, with younger adults putting more of it away. For reference, a 12-ounce can of regular Coca-Cola has 140 calories, slightly less than a same-sized can of regular Bud. A5-ounce glass of wine is around 100 calories. In September, New York City approved an unprecedented measure cracking down on giant sodas, those bigger than 16 ounces, or half a liter. It will take effect in March and bans sales of drinks that large at restaurants, cafeterias and concession stands. Should New York officials now start cracking down on tall-boy beers and monster margaritas? There are no plans for that, city health department officials said, adding in a statement that while studies show that sugary drinks are "a key driver of the obesity epidemic," alcohol is not. Health officials should think about enacting policies to limit alcoholic intake, but New York's focus on sodas is appropriate, said Margo Wootan, director of nutrition policy for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a public health advocacy group. "In New York City, it was smart to start with sugary drinks. Let's see how it goes and then think about next steps," she said. However, she lamented that the Obama administration is planning to exempt alcoholic beverages from proposed federal regulations requiring calorie labeling on restaurant menus. It could set up a confusing scenario in which, say, a raspberry iced tea may have a calorie count listed, while an alcohol-laden Long Island Iced Tea with more than four times as many calories doesn't. "It could give people the wrong idea," she said.But it's not contributing to obesityBy MIKE STOBBEAssociated PressTO YOUR HEALTH


KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday,November 24,2012 www.mandalayoceanfrontgrilltiki.com November23242930 Directed by Alicia Merel Assistant Director: Jennifer Mixon-Eick Produced by Claudia McEwen Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.Nanas got a secret. Will she be evicted or arrested? Find out in this hilarious farce that will keep you in stiches! FEATURING Barb Gilreath as Nana Christine Harrison as Vera W alters INTRODUCING Sharon Caba as Bridget Charles November 23, 24 29, 30 December 1, 6, 7, 8, 9 (mat), 13, 14, 15. Evening Curtain 8 p.m. Matinee Curtain 3 p.m. Tickets are $18. Ask About Group Discounts!For tickets and info call 305-743-09945101 Overseas Highway, Oceanside, Marathon p p r e s e n t s 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, Florida 33070NOWALLDIGITAL! Check movies and show times at our WEBSITEwww.bbtheatres.comor to call our 24 HOUR MOVIE HOTLINE853-7003Cinephiles,rejoiceDustin Hoffman is 75 years old and has just directed his first movie. Quartet,Ž set in an old folks home, isnt what you might expect. But thats part of the charm in the films selected by organizers of the Key West Film Festival, which will showcase Hoffman and others over three days, Nov. 29 to Dec. 2. Dame Maggie Smith stars in Quartet,Ž which is based on a Ronald Harwood play of the same name. The setting: Beecham House, a home where retired opera singers live. Youll recognize the familiar faces of the cast, which includes Smith, Billy Connolly, Tom Courtney and Pauline Collins. Even Michael Gambon makes an appearance, adding further star power. QuartetŽ is just one piece of film candy filling the entertainment bowl. All of the 30-plus films to be shown during the festival will be screened either at the San Carlos Institute or Tropic Cinema. Filmmakers, directors and producers associated with many of the films will be on hand to discuss their creations and answer audience questions. Many of the films have won acclaim at international film festivals and they represent a wide range of styles from documentaries to dramas, thrillers to comedies. Tiger Eyes,Ž written and produced by best-selling author and Key West resident Judy Blume, will be shown on opening night, Nov. 30, with a 5:30 p.m. screening at the Tropic. Blume and her husband Lawrence co-wrote the screenplay and produced the film. The author is expected to make an appearance and interact with the audience. An-opening night reception will be held Nov. 29 at the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum, 907 Whitehead St. Capping the festival, organizers will host a champagne awards brunch at 10 a.m. Dec. 2 at the Westin Sunset Deck and Ballroom, 245 Front St., Key West. Kevin Dot ComŽ Brown of the television series 30 RockŽ will emcee. For more, go to www.keywestfilmfesti val.com.Film festival launches Nov. 29, goes to Dec. 2KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL Dustin HoffmansQuartetis among the featured films playing throughout the weekend.LAttitudes StaffKickoff to be a formal affairThe leadership of the Key West Film Festival sees a direct link between filmmaking and storytelling.To drive that home, theyre launching Key Wests inaugural film fest with a kickoff party from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Hemingway House & Museum, 907 Whitehead St.What better way to start this years festivities than at the very home where Ernest Hemingway wrote many of his timeless novels?Ž the organizers said in a prepared statement. Indeed, Hemingway stories have proven a rich gold mine for filmmakers, including such landmark works as AFarewell to ArmsŽ (the book was written while the author lived in Key West), The Sun Also Rises,Ž For Whom the Bell Tolls,Ž The Old Man and the Sea,Ž Islands in the StreamŽ and so many others. The Old Man and the SeaŽ won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Ayear later, he won the Nobel Prize in literature for his collected body of work. Admission to the kickoff party costs $30. The attire is Key West formal, so there will surely be some who come all dressed up in the Gatsby look, which we concede works well for certain film oeuvres. The broad selection of films chosen for the inaugural festival ranges from award-winning documentaries to foreign films to festival prize winners from around the world. Films will be screened at the Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St., or the San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval St.Hemingway Houseperfect setting for the galaKEY WEST FILM FESTIVALLAttitudes Staff Kearney kicks off weekend at San CarlosIf you want to play with the image of a music maker and the movies, you might find singer and songwriter Mat Kearney cast perfectly for the role. Here, he describes the creative process that lead to his third hit album, Young Love,Ž which began as an exploration of hip-hop beats. The album really began with Hey Mama. After clapping into my laptop and programming this beat, I was dancing around the room actually freestyling words. This wasnt me sitting around with some friends and an acoustic guitar. It was this visceral writing experi-KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL Moreinfo:305-853-7294 www.keyscommunityconcertband.org 2012-2013PERFORMING SEASON American LegacySaturday 4p.m.Nov.24 AFamily-FriendlyConcert Bring a blanket orlawn chair„NewBand MembersWelcome„FoundersPark Bayside MM 87 IslamoradaFreeAdmission Co-sponsoredbythe Parks and Recreation Department,Village of Islamorada,with supportfromIslamoradaCommunityEntertainment LAttitudes StaffShe dont know what she wants to be With all the pictures in the magazines Holding hands when shes mad at me cause she dont wanna go, dont wanna go...Ž „ Mat Kearneys Hey MamaŽSee Kearney,5B


Saturday,November 24,2012 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com 1319 Duval Street | Key West, Florida 33040 305-296-6577 | 1-800-354-4455 | www.southernmostresorts.com 20% OFF until December 20th, 2012* HOLID12 TAKE A BREAKfrom the holiday stressat the Southernmost Hotel Collection € TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful € Floridas Most Beautiful Women € Private Table Dances Available € Full Liquor and Food Served til Close € Open til 4am € Couples Welcome Keys Hottest Happy Hour4-8 pm No Cover € 1/2 price Appetizers 2-4-1 Dances € 2-4-1 Drinks Tuesday Locals Night € TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful € Floridas Most Beautiful Women € Private Table Dances Available € Full Liquor and Food Served til Close € Open til 4am € Couples Welcome ence. I tried to find a way to write stories to these beats,Ž Kearney says. The lead-off single, Hey Mama,Ž turned out to be a fresh take on an old story. Hey MamaŽ describes the first meeting between Kearney and his new wife at the Anthropologie store in Tennessee where she worked. After courting her for a few months, he steals her heart, and now its all over in the song. Oregon-born, Kearney made his name in 2004 with Bullett,Ž which was followed by other albums and touring with John Mayer and Sheryl Crow, among others. His music began showing up on 30 Rock,Ž Greys Anatomy,Ž The Hills,Ž Friday Night Lights,Ž Scrubs,Ž NCISŽ and other television shows. In addition, his songs were used in films such as Soul SurferŽ and Catch and Release.Ž During this period, he had four songs hit the Top 20 on the Adult Top 40 charts. Then Kearney moved to Nashville and worked with longtime collaborator Robert Marvin, whos worked on all of Kearneys albums. In 2011, Kearney signed with Universal Republic Records for the release of Young Love.Ž Theres a sense of joy, honesty, vulnerability, and wisdom in this record,Ž Kearney says. Ive experienced pain, but I still want to feel like that highschooler with butterflies in his stomach who loves life and has hope.Ž Of the process, the songwriter says he opened up like never before on this album. Lyrically, I had to bleed every line if I was going to record it.Ž He hopes to bring that sense of discovery and joy to his Key West Film Festival concert, which kicks off at 9 p.m. Nov. 30 at the San Carlos, 516 Duval St. Tickets cost $30 and are available at www.keywestfilmfesti val.com .Kearney started with BullettFrom Kearney,4B Headliner Mat Kearney performs at 9 p.m.Nov.30 at the San Carlos. Quartet'Directed by Dustin Hoffman.Stars Maggie Smith,Michael Gambon and Billy Connolly. The plot:Cecily,Reggie and Wilfred are in a home for retired opera singers.Every year on Oct,10,there is a concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday and they take part.Jean,who used to be married to Reggie,arrives at the home and disrupts their equilibrium.She still acts like a diva but she refuses to sing.Still,the show must go on -and it does.-IMDB.COM'California Solo'Directed by Marshal Lewy.Stars Robert Carlyle,Alexia Rasmussen and Kathleen Wilhoite. The plot:A former British pop rocker who now works on a farm gets caught driving drunk and faces deportation after living in Los Angeles for many years.His efforts to stay in the U.S.force him to confront the past and current demons in his life.-IMDB.COMSchedule fills movie screensThe Tropic Cinema, South Floridas only nonprofit multiplex, and the historic San Carlos Institute are the homes to the Key West Film Festival. Following are the schedules for the Tropic, 416 Eaton St., and the San Carlos, 516 Duval:Tropic,Nov.30€ 11 a.m.:California Solo,ŽMarshall Lewy,2012. Drama.94 minutes. € 11 a.m.:Somewhere Between,ŽLinda Goldstein Knowlton,2011. Documentary.88 minutes. € 11:30 a.m.:Hors Satan,ŽBruno Dumont, 2011.Drama.110 minutes. € 11:30 a.m.:Unfit:Ward vs.Ward,Ž2012. Documentary.120 minutes. € 2 p.m.:All Together,Ž Stephane Robelin,2011. Comedy.96 minutes. € 2 p.m.:Bettie Page Reveals All,ŽMark Mori, 2012.Documentary.101 minutes. € 2:30 p.m.:Struck By Lightning,ŽBrian Dannelly, 2012.Comedy-drama.90 minutes. € 2:30 p.m.El Medico: The Cubaton Story,ŽDaniel Fridell,2011.Documentary. 85 minutes. € 5:30 p.m.Time Zero: The Last Year of Polaroid Film,ŽGrant Hamilton, 2012.Documentary.95 minutes. € 5:30 p.m.:Tiger Eyes,Ž Lawrence Blume,2012. Drama.193 minutes. € 6 p.m.:The Wise Kids,Ž Stephen Cone,2011. Drama.91 minutes. € 6 p.m.:Born & Raised,Ž Joshua Dragge,2011. Drama.95 minutes. € 8:30 p.m.:Deadfall,Ž Stefan Ruzowitzky,2012. Drama.94 minutes. € 8:30 p.m.:In Another Country,ŽSang-soo Hong, 2012.Drama.89 minutes. € 9 p.m.:Coming Up Roses,ŽLisa Albright,2011. Drama.95 minutes. € 9 p.m.:Gayby,Ž Jonathan Lisecki,2012. Comedy-drama.89 minutes.Tropic,Dec.1€ 11 a.m.:Gayby,Ž Jonathan Lisecki,2012. Comedy-drama.89 minutes. € 11:30 a.m.:Head Games,ŽSteve James,2012. Documentary.96 minutes. € 11:30 a.m.:Violeta Went to Heaven,ŽA.Wood, 2011.Biography.110 minutes. € 2 p.m.:Let My People Go!,ŽMikael Bush,2012. Comedy.86 minutes. € 2:30 p.m.:Cloudburst,Ž Thom Fitzgerald,2011. LGBT.93 minutes. € 2:30 p.m.:The Wise Kids,ŽStephen Cone,2011. Drama.91 minutes. € 2:30 p.m.:Kinderblock 66:Return to Buchenwald,Ž Rob Cohen,2012. Documentary.87 minutes. € 5:30 p.m.:California Solo,ŽMarshall Lewy,2012. Drama.94 minutes. € 5:30 p.m.:Yossi,ŽEytan Fox,2012.Drama.83 minutes. € 6 p.m.:Not Waving But Drowning,ŽDevyn Waitt, 2012.Drama.100 minutes. € 6 p.m.:Unfit:Ward vs. Ward,Ž2012.Documentary. 120 minutes. € 8:30 p.m.:Bettie Page Reveals All,ŽMark Mori, 2012.Documentary.101 minutes. € 8:30 p.m.:Sapphires, The,ŽWayne Blair,2012. Comedy-drama.103 minutes. € 9 p.m.:Shadow Dancer,ŽJames Marsh, 2012.Thriller.101 minutes. € 9 p.m.:Struck By Lightning,ŽBrian Dannelly, 2012.Comedy-drama.90 minutes.Tropic,Dec.2€ Noon:Cloudburst,Ž Thom Fitzgerald,2011. LGBT.93 minutes. € Noon:Sapphires,The,Ž Wayne Blair,2012.Comedydrama.103 minutes. € 12:30 p.m.:Starlet,Ž Sean Baker,2012.Drama. 103 minutes. € 12:30 p.m.:The Playroom,ŽJulia Dyer,2012. Drama.83 minutes. € 2:30 p.m.:Quartet,Ž Dustin Hoffman,2012. Comedy-drama.99 minutes. € 3 p.m.Let My People Go!,ŽMikael Bush,2012. Comedy.86 minutes. € 3 p.m.Time Zero:The Last Year of Polaroid Film,Ž Grant Hamilton,2012. Documentary.95 minutes.€ 3:30 p.m.:Coming Up Roses,ŽLisa Albright,2011. Drama.95 minutes. € 6 p.m.:El Medico:The Cubaton Story,ŽDaniel Fridell,2011.Documentary. 85 minutes. € 6 p.m.:Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald,Ž Rob Cohen,2012. Documentary.87 minutes. € 6:30 p.m.:The Fallen Faithful,ŽCsaba Bereczky, 2011.Thriller.90 minutes. € 6:30 p.m.:Born & Raised,ŽJoshua Dragge, 2011.Drama.95 minutes.Carlos,Nov.29€ 8 p.m.:While WeWere Here,ŽKat Coiro 2012. Drama.83 minutes.Carlos,Nov.30€ 11 a.m.:Shadow Dancer,ŽJames Marsh 2012.Foreign,Thriller.101 minutes. € 2:30 p.m.:Quartet,Ž Dustin Hoffman 2012. Comedy-drama.99 minutes. € 5:30 p.m.:Journey to Planet X,ŽMyles Kane,Josh Koury 2012.Comedy.78 minutes. € 9 p.m.:Mat Kearney Concert,presented by Key West Film Festival.Live.90 minutes.Carlos,Dec.1€ 11 a.m.:Big Vision Empty Wallet Comedy Short Contest Finalists,Ž Rogin Kim,Adam Taylor, Jared Varava2012.Comedy. 120 minutes. € 2:30 p.m.:The Playroom,ŽJulia Dyer 2012. Drama.83 minutes. € 5:30 p.m.:Starlet,Ž Sean Baker 2012.Drama. 103 minutes. € 8:30 p.m.:Any Day Now,ŽTravis Fine 2012.Drama.97 minutes.KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL At Beautiful Rainbow Bend Resort€ Mile Marker 58,Grassy Key Reservations 289-1554€ Credit Cards Accepted The only thing we overlook is the ocean.ŽOpen 7 days a week € Dinner 4:30 10pm € Breakfast 7:30 10am … L Attitudes review Feb. 1, 2002Casual, Gour met 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 Rack of Lamb Tender...delicious... A hint of rosemary Regal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. € Life of Pi (PG):1;10,4:10,7:10,10:05 p.m. € Rise of the Guardians (PG):4:20,9:50 p.m. € Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG):1:20,7:20 p.m.€ Twilight:Breaking Dawn-Pt2(PG-13):1:00,4:00,7:00, 10:00 p.m.€ Skyfall (PG-13):12:50,4:00,7:05,10:10 p.m. € Flight (R):1:15,4:15,7:15,10:15 p.m. € Wreck-it Ralph (PG):4:40,10:10 p.m. € Wreck-it Ralph 3D (PG):1:40,7:40 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St.,Key West,295-9493 € The Sessions (R):1:45,4:15,6:30,8:45 p.m. € Seven Psychopaths (R):1;30,6:00,8:30 p.m. € A Late Quartet (R):3:45 p.m. € Detropia (NR):2:00,6:15 p.m. € Trade of Innocents (NR):4:00,8:15 p.m. € Argo (R):2:15,4:30,6:45,9:00 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 € Twilight:Breaking Dawn 2 (PG-13):Daily 7:00 & 9:30 p.m.Saturday &-Sunday 2:00p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 € Rise of the Guardians (PG):1:30,7:10 pm € Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG):9:30 pm € Twilight:Breaking Dawn Pt2(PG-13):1:45,4:25,7:05, 9:40 pm€ Skyfall (PG-13):12:45,3:45,6:45,9:45 pm € Flight (R):1:00,4:00,7:00,10:00 pm € Wreck-it Ralph (PG):1:55,4:30,7:15,9:35 pm Keys Movie Times




KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday,November 24,2012 L.A.Times crossword puzzle EAST ENDERSŽSolution in the classifieds ACROSS 1Portrait subject, maybe 5Skewered servings 11AidaŽsegments 15Cell signal strength indicators 19AidaŽsegment20Men or women,e.g.21Draped garment 22Hardly happy 23Quit sugar cold turkey? 25Small hawk that delivers papers? 27Best way to sing 28Stop right there!Ž 30Fuzzy fruit 31__ facto 33Past things 36Gold brick 40Ply with praise, possibly 44Salon sweepings 45Sweater wool 46Hoopla47Water cooler gossip?51Flew the coop52Earthen embankment54One with convictions55Dweeb 56Rural,as a town 57Stop a banking session,say 59Balt.Sea country 61Giant star 62Winnie __ PuŽ: Latin version of a Milne work 63Ao beginner 64Sheriff who killed Billy the Kid 66Irritated 68Man of the cloth? 70Shuckers unit 71You fell for it!Ž 72Some 101-Downs 74Big-billed bird 76Fundamental 79Mideasts Gulf of __ 80Spanish 101 word 82Improvise vocally 83Cloyingly sweet 84__-deaf 85Ranch rope 87Irving Berlins __ a PianoŽ89Fred and Wilmas pet90__-Aztecan languages 91Canadian hockey players tantrum? 94Half a score 95Bad moonshine 97Turow book set at Harvard 98Pod vegetables 100Theyre in the air at yuletide 101As a substitute 104Ricks flame 105Signed off on 107You might get it with a key card 109Like days of yore 113Tree for Scotland Yard? 118Midlife issue for a big cat? 120Lot measure 121Like some excuses 122Changed to yet another shade 123Parmenideshome 124Loaf or loafer part 125Cocksure 126Do taxing work? 127Topsoil DOWN 1The Square EggŽ author 2Emerald Isle 3Canine kiss 4Put on an act5Alberta speed meas.6Drafty establishment?7Osso __ 8Reach rival9Toss about,as ideas10Rides on runners 11Raiders of the Lost ArkŽkiller 12Volt,for one 13Safaris,e.g. 14Pedros Positively!Ž 15The Thrill Is GoneŽ singer16Model/actress Landry17Boring routine 18Date 24Easygoing 26Mud wallowers 29Heres mud in your eye!Žis one 32Tobacco in a pinch 34Dim bulb,so to speak 35Bobbled the ball 37Luxury lodgings at the zoo? 38Delphic seer 39Went belly up 40Fancy fur 41Classical theater 42Terse Dear John? 43Building support 45Short program 48The Maltese FalconŽfilm genre 49Jambalaya,e.g.50Heat-sensitive patch53Glacial deposit 56Really have an impact 58Fencing weapon 60Recovers 64Contents of some columns 65Nixons older daughter 67Beriyo smoothie maker 69Eye lasciviously 71Everglades denizens 72Second-largest planet 73Same hereŽ 74Communion plates 75Baby hippo77Sleep clinic concern78Interpol headquarters 81Prey grabber 83Just Shoot MeŽ co-star 86Prince Arns mom 88Disappears 91Like some perfume 92Euripides heroine 93Maker of Stylus Pro printers96Word with economy or warming99Concealed,in a way101Language learners challenge 102Postgame assortment,maybe103Ownersdocuments106The Mod SquadŽ actor 108Lid irritation 110Painter of limp watches 111Power dept. 112Peachy-keen 113Pshaw!Ž 114Get a lode of this 115Buzzer 116__-turn 117Not much work? 119Some card nos. "East Enders"Solution in the Nov.28 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the Nov.21 puzzle.KEYS KIDS FOR SANDY Members of the Boys and Girls Club of the Keys put on a recent bake sale and raised $735 to help victims of Hurricane Sandy recover.At the presentation are American Red Cross officer J.B.Hunt (with the check);club staffers (rear) Karen Paradis and Nicole Nipper;and club kids Kerstyn Taylor,Kayla Gallagher,Cesar Rangel,Elissa Lee and Lynda Mena.HONORS FOR ROTH Photo by ANDY NEWMANBack in 1983,businessman Joe Roth Jr.took Holiday Isle Resort in Islamorada out of foreclosure and used his flair for promotion to make it a happening (and profitable) place.He died in June 2010 after a two-year battle with cancer.On Nov.14,to honor his business savvy and community commitment,his name was added to the bridge next to the resort at mile marker 84.Today,the resort is the Postcard Inn at Holiday Isle.LIVING BRIEFSHeron-Peacock plans yard saleHeron-Peacock Supported Living, a nonprofit organization providing housing and supportive services for indigent mentally ill adults in Key West and Marathon, has a yard sale planned for Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, and is looking for donations. Items can be dropped at the Heron, 67 Coco Plum Drive in Marathon.Art fest today on Big Pine KeySanta might wear shorts in the Lower Keys and palm trees might outnumber Christmas trees, but the holiday spirit flourishes amid the area's balmy breezes and warm temperatures. Visitors and Keys residents are invited to welcome the season and celebrate the creative arts at the Big Pine & Lower Keys Island Art Festival, themed "Art & Music in a Natural Key." The event is to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce, mile marker 31 oceanside on Big Pine. Scheduled highlights include exhibits and booths featuring handcrafted art, jewelry, pottery and more. Items are to be raffled throughout the day, providing additional opportunities to obtain examples of Keys art. The festival also is to feature live music by local bands and entertainers. Other attractions include a kids' corner and food and beverages. Admission and parking are free. Picnic baskets and coolers are not allowed.Marathon lights up park SundayThe city of Marathon has its annual holiday-lights lighting set for 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the city's Community Park, mile marker 49 oceanside. Santa will be there, along with gifts, refreshments and music by Linda Byars.Salvation Army needs ringersBell ringers are needed for the Salvation Army in Marathon. Ringing runs through Dec. 22 and ringers are stationed at Publix and both Walgreens stores. Hours are 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Call Melissa at 731-3113 to volunteer.Boating course starts on MondayU.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 13-03 of Big Pine Key is offering a boating skills and seamanship class beginning this Monday and running Mondays and Wednesdays for three weeks from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The sessions will be held at the Habitat for Humanity building in the second-floor conference room, mile marker 30.5 oceanside. Topics will include nautical highway signs, rules of the road, navigation, course charting, boat handling, equipment and radio procedures. Cost is $55 per person, materials included, and $80 per couple with shared materials. For more information, call Jan Kittsmiller at 744-0043 or 393-5303, or Bob Eichholtz at 872-7505.Gardener training sessions this weekInterested in becoming an officially designated Monroe County Master Gardener and learning about the responsibilities involved? If so, preview sessions of what's involved are coming up: Monday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center, mile marker 48 bayside. Tuesday from 3 to 4:30 at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center, mile marker 102 bayside. Wednesday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St., Key West. Those attending will learn more about the Monroe County Master Gardener Program, the application process, classroom training and volunteer opportunities. For more information contact Kim Gabel at the Monroe County Cooperative Extension at 292-4501 or by e-mail at kgabel@ufl.edu.Festival of Trees starts on TuesdayThe Zonta Club of Marathon is collaborating with several groups for its annual Festival of Trees Christmas display, running from Tuesday to Dec. 1 at Florida Keys Marathon Airport. Partners are Keys Area Interdenominational Resources, Pigeon Key, Friends of Old Seven, the Marathon Community Theatre, Stanley Switlik Elementary School, Marathon High School and the city of Marathon. Each will hold events during the week to raise awareness and money for their causes. More than 50 decorated trees and wreaths will be on display. Raffle tickets costing $5 each or six for $20 will be sold for a chance to win a tree, wreath or baskets of cheer. To buy tickets or get information on related Festival of Trees events, call Tammy at 396-7423 or Maria at 289-7220.Diabetes group meets WednesdayMariners Hospital at mile marker 91 in Tavernier is starting a diabetes support group that starts meeting Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The session will start with a diabetes-friendly "mocktail" hour, followed by a brief talk by the group's hosts, dietitian Susan Dukar and diabetes nurse educator Clair Hefner. They will discuss how to manage diabetes and ask for the group's input on content and guidelines for future meetings. The diabetes support group is designed for people who recently received a diagnosis of diabetes or have had the disease for some time. The session is also open to spouses, relatives and friends of diabetics. The meetings are free but reservations are required. To reserve a space, call 434-3400 and specify you are registering for the diabetes support group.Learn about herbal remedies ThursdayThe pros and cons of natural remedies will be the topic of a free community seminar to be held Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the main conference room at Mariners Hospital, mike marker 91 bayside. During "Herbal Remedies: Get the Facts," Dr. Debbie Barrow will discuss herbal health products and supplements, and how herbs interact with other medications, such as pills, to treat high blood pressure or cancer. The program is free, but reservations are required. To reserve a space, call 434-3400.Plan to munch cookies with SantaKeys Federal Credit Union and Publix are joining together to host Cookies with Santa on Nov. 30 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at Keys Federal Credit Union, mile marker 53 bayside in Marathon. The family event is free. It includes a photo opportunity with Santa, a coloring contest and Plato the Publixaurus.Key Largo lights up on Dec.1The Key Largo Chamber of Commerce hosts a free community appreciation day and Christmas tree lighting from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center, mile marker 102 bayside. Featured are arts and crafts, holiday treats, ornament making, tree decorating, carolers and bands playing your favorite holiday songs. Santa will be on hand.


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Call Laura at 743-5551 Photo courtesy KONA KAI RESORTMonroe County Commissioner Sylvia Murphy (right) joins Islamorada artist Michelle Nicole Lowe and Carolyn Wightman,chief executive of the Barefoot Possibilities marketing group,Monday to judge masks depicting endangered species,created by Monroe County elementary-school students.The assignment was part of a Fairchild Challenge program coordinated and supported by Key Largo partner Botanic Gardens at Kona Kai Resort in Key Largo.WHICH ONE?Before you call that plumber...Sometimes it can be too easy to just call the repairman and get out your checkbook. Leaky faucet? Call! Tub tile cracked? Call! Here are nine repairs that every home owner should know how to do for a fraction of the cost of calling a pro. "Some projects might seem a little dirty, but a bar of soap is a lot less expensive than an hour of a handyman's time," says Daniel Vannoni, founder of the website ProperSee, which connects consumers with home repair information. Change a showerhead. Why: "Showerheads can clog with mineral deposits and sediments over time, and newer models have low-flow designs saving on your water consumption without sacrificing the strength of spray," Vannoni says. Tools: Crescent wrench or slip-joint pliers and Teflon tape. Time: Five to 15 minutes. More help: Home repair expert Barbara K of AOL's home improvement channel provides guidance in this video titled "How-To Change a Showerhead," on YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch ?vfHBaTCKcYPU Tip: "Be gentle so you don't break the shower pipe," Vannoni says. Fix a running toilet. Why: It wastes water and has an annoying sound. This usually indicates that the flapper and sealing flange need a cleaning or replacement. Tools: Aflapper replacement kit from the hardware store. Time: Five to 15 minutes. More help: Check out Howcast's video "How to Fix a Running Toilet" on identifying and fixing your porcelain throne's issues: www.howcast.com/videos /112977-How-to-Fix-a -Running-Toilet Tip: Wash your hands afterward. Change a light fixture. Why: That wicker ceiling fan got you down? Want more wattage? Swapping out a light fixture can turn around a room. Tools: Wire tester, screwdriver, pliers, electrical tape and ladder. Time: 30 minutes, depending. More help: Buildipedia's YouTube video "How to Replace a Light Fixture" gives some safety and DIYtips: www.you tube.com/watch?vjRFKsn yidjA Tip: "Just make sure the circuit is off," Vannoni says. Stem a washing machine water supply hose leak. Why: The hose and washers need replacing. Tools: Adjustable locking pliers. Time: 20 to 30 minutes. More help: Let home repair guru Ron Hazelton shows you "How to Replace Washing Machine Hoses": www.ronhazelton.com/ti ps/how-to-remove-and -replace-washing -machine-water-supply -hoses Tips: Rick Johnson, owner of the Groton, Massachusetts, remodeling company Sky's the Limit, offers three tips: Replace old lines with a set of stainless steel braided lines, which are much more durable. Replace both hot and cold lines at the same time. And always disconnect the machine from the power supply before working. Fix cracked ceramic tiles. Tools: Safety glasses, hammer, chisel, grout saw, adhesive, new tile and grout. Time: One hour. More help: Home repair hunk Eric Stromer gives step-by-step instructions to "Replace a Broken Tile" on YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch ?vWGWmuDCAkS8 Tip: "Remove the broken tile by gently working from the crack outward," Johnson says. "Do not use good tile edges as leverage to pry the broken one out." Keep the dishwasher door gasket/seal from leaking. Why: The rubber seal is worn down. Tools: Anew gasket (take the old one to your hardware store along with the dishwasher model number). Time: 10 to 15 minutes. More help: RepairClinic.com gives a quick "Door Gasket Replacement" demo: www.youtube.com ch?vQe-zNyP02Z8 Tip: Before replacing, first wipe down the gasket to make sure that food and mineral gook are not preventing a proper seal. Note that the seal may be located on the door or inside the machine. Soak new seal in warm water before replacing. Fix a leaky faucet. Why: Dripping plumbing wastes water, leads to stains and causes an annoying sound. Tools: Faucet repair kit, which should include any needed hardware, plus a wrench set and Philips screwdriver. Time: 20 minutes. More help: Lowe's shows you "How to Fix a Leaky Faucet With a Single-Handle Design": www.youtube.com/watch ?vA7e2bIfP8Us and "How to Fix a Leaky Faucet With a Two Handle Design.": http://www.youtube.com/ watch?voRls -2q4AHA&featurerelmfu Tip: Close the drain and drape a towel at the bottom of the sink or tub to prevent hardware from going down the drain. Regrout your tub. Why: It's important to remove old grout that's cracked or moldy to prevent deep-water damage in the wall and floor. Tools: Screwdriver for scraping as well as grout and a sponge. Time: 30 to 60 minutes, plus drying time. More help: Los Angeles contractor Chris Wade demonstrates "How to Regrout a Bathtub": www.youtube.com/watch ?v4uyn5RmLzyc on a flamingo-pink tub Tip: Get in there and use your finger to apply the grout. Repair small wall holes and dents. Why: Smooth out your wall to prep for a clean paint job. Tools: Mesh, spackle, putty knife and sandpaper. Time: 10-plus minutes. More help: AOL's Barbara K shows you "How to Patch or Repair a Hole in a Wall": www.youtube.com/watch ?vy4yqVFb96bo Tip: "Always prime these areas," says Joe Kowalski, a training manager and paint expert for Glidden paint. Reprinted from the Miami Herald.Many repairs seem huge but they're easyBy EMMA JOHNSONwww.RetailMeNot.comDO IT YOURSELF LIVING BRIEFSSugarloaf sale set for Dec.1Sugarloaf School has its 24th annual craft show planned for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 1 at the school cafeteria, mile marker 19.5. Proceeds of the holiday gifts, along with those from baked goods, grilled food and drinks, go to the school's student award program.Marathon Elks planning bazaarThe Marathon Elks Lodge has a Christmas bazaar set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at the lodge, 8239 Overseas Highway, across U.S. 1 from Florida Keys Marathon Airport. Those who want to set up a table can do so for $15. Call Wendy at 896-0432.Boating class set for MarathonU.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 13-2 of Marathon is offering as a boating skills and seamanship program running from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Dec. 4 through Dec. 20 at the Marathon Senior Center on 33rd Street bayside. Topics will include equipment for your boat, nautical highway signs, boat handling, trailering, safety, charting and more. Cost, which includes a textbook is $55, and $25 for a second family member sharing the textbook. Registration materials can be picked up at the UPS Store in the Publix shopping center or West Marine, 2109 Overseas Highway. To find out more, call Dottie Mattern at 731-7148.Get your pooch shot with SantaVolunteers with the Xena Fund, a Key West group that provides emergency veterinary care for pets whose owners who don't have the money to do so, will be taking pet pictures with Santa and his helpers from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2 at Grooming by John, 1014 Truman Ave. Call 304-3773 with any questions.Boat raffle helps Mariners HospitalBill Gilbert, owner of Caribee Boat Sales and Marina in Tavernier, has donated a 16-foot Hewes Redfisher boat for raffle at the Jan. 26 Bougainvillea Ball to benefit Mariners Hospital. It comes with a 90horsepower, four-stroke Yamaha outboard motor and a Continental aluminum trailer. Tickets are $100 and only 350 will be sold. To get one, call 4341026.Tree of Hope back at La Te DaFollowing the annual World AIDS Day service at the Key West AIDS Memorial on Dec. 1, La Te Da presents the 21st annual Tree of Hope event beginning at 7 p.m. at 1125 Duval St. More than 190 angel bears will hang from the La Te Da Christmas tree, decorated with thousands of lights. They're available in two styles and both will be on sale, for $15 and $25. Those who purchase the bears will be given a card to inscribe a personal message. In turn, the card will be put on the tree in their bear's place.'Beautiful Orchid' author comes to KeysThe Key West Garden Club hosts author, Craig Pittman when it gathers for its monthly meeting on Dec. 6 at 1:30 p.m. at 1100 Atlantic Blvd. Pittman will discuss his latest publication, "The Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal and the World's Most Beautiful Orchid" (Univer-sity Press of Florida, 2012), a story of how people become so obsessed with beauty, profit or fame that they lose judgment and morality. The same day as the Garden Club event, he'll speak at the Key West library, 700 Fleming St., at 9:30 a.m.; and have a book signing at the Lucky Street Gallery on Greene Street from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Pittman has also written "Manatee Insanity: Inside the War over Florida's Most Famous Endangered Species," and co-written with Matthew Waite "Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and No Net Loss."


KeysNet.com Keynoter 10B Saturday,November 24,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+:Ž CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 274609 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, DANNY L. KOLHAGE, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, will, on the 5TH DAY OF DECEMBER 2012, at 11:00AM on THE FRONT STEPS OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 WHITEHEAD STREET in the City of KEY WEST Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH the following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: "Unit # G-01, in PIRATES COVE I, A CONDOMINIUM, according to the Amended and Restated Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 2068 at Page 2326 of the Public records of Monroe County, Florida, and any amendments thereto, together with an undivided interest in the Common Elements appurtenant thereto. More Commonly Known As: 53 Tranquility Way, Unit G01, Marathon, FL 33050" Pursuant to the FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: IBERIABANK, a Foreign Corporation, authorized to transact business in the State of Florida Plaintiff VS. David B Hevert; Unknown Spouse of David B Hevert; Pirates Cove I Condominium Association Inc; MONROE COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE Defendants And the Docket Number of which is Number 11-CA-000326-M WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 18th day of September 2012 Danny L. Kolhage Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida By: Tammy L. Marciel Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: 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 60 days after the sale. Published November 17, 24, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 279130 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: CACE12-027548 CA 25 ABROMOVITZ INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, LLC, Plaintiff, Vs. RED EYED JACK SPORTS BAR, Inc., a Nevada corporation; JACK GALARDI and NEVADA LAND COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE, INC., a Nevada corporation, Defendants. NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Notice of Recording entered by the Circuit Court in and for Broward County, Florida on the 28th day of August, 2012, and by virtue of a Writ of Execution issued in the above styled cause on the 8th day of November, 2012, I, Robert P. Peryam, Sheriff of Monroe County, Florida have levied upon and will offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash, subject to any mortgages or liens thereon, in the morning on the 19th day of December, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at Monroe County Courthouse, 500 Whitehead St., Key West, FL 33040, the interests of defend-ant JACK GALARDI a/k/a JACK E. GALARDI, in execution, in the following described property, subject to any and all other liens, taxes, judgments, or encumbrances whatsoever: SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY PARCEL NUMBER 00326770-000000 00326790-000000 00326800-000000 LOCATION Vacant land at Parish Ave. & First St. Marathon, Florida LEGAL DESCRIPTION The North 150 feet of Lots 1 and 2, and the South 115 feet of Lots 1 and 2, Block 2, PARRISH SUBDIVISION According to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 18, of the Public Records Of Monroe County, Florida DATED this 15th day of November, 2012. Robert P. Peryam, Sheriff Monroe County, Florida By:Rachelle Gates, Supervisor Civil Process Division Published November 17, 24, December 1, 8, 2012. Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 281061 LOCAL COORDINATING BOARD FOR THE TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED QUARTERLY MEETING NOTICE The Monroe County Local Coordinating Board will be holding its regularly scheduled quarterly meeting on Friday, December 7th, 2012 at the Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050 at 11:00 a.m. The public is invited to attend. Inquiries concerning this meeting should be directed to the Health Council of South Florida, Inc. at (305) 592-1452. Published November 24, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 284106 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 15, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: ROOF REPLACEMENT LANCELOT LESTER JUSTICE BUILDING 530 WHITEHEAD STREET KEY WEST, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.com or call toll-free at 1-800-7111712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe Count y y Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 1-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published November 24, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 284371 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 8, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: VISITOR PROFILE SURVEY AGENCY FOR MONROE COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission, the application, and the selection criteria must be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.com or call toll-free at 1-800-7111712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 1-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published November 24, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 286231 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 12/05/2012 9:00:00 AM at 111 US Highway 1 # 107, Key West, FL 33040 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All sales are final 1G8ZH5282XZ245835 1999 SATURN 2MELM75W4VX631252 1997 MERCURY Published November 24, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 286254 NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Auction to be held on DECEMBER 10, 2012 at 8:00 A.M. at All American Towing & Tire, Inc., 711 Largo Road, Key Largo, Florida in accordance to FL statue section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. 1993 PLYMOUTH 4 DOOR VIN# 1P3XP28K8PN563600 Published November 24, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 286323 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 12/07/2012, 08:00 am at 189 US HIGHWAY 1, KEY WEST, FL 33040-5476, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ANCHOR TOWING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1D7HE28K55S264743 2005 DODGE JH2AF60095K300404 2005 HONDA NOVIN0200633604 2002 HOMEMADE Published November 24, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 286396 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: ARNOLDS AUTO & MARINE REPAIR, INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 12/19/2012, 09:00 am at 5540 3RD AVE KEY WEST, FL 33040-6032, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ARNOLDS AUTO & MARINE REPAIR, INC. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1977 ENC321970177 ENC 1 1979 S1101003BA78 UTILI 1999 1FMZU32P0XUC65863 FORD 1999 XDC331ARA999 XDC 1 2003 SERV5150D393 SEARAY 2006 TVG26007F506 TVG 1 2010 LC2U6A036AC000307 KYMCO Published November 24, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 286466 Meeting Notice The Monroe County Tourist Development Council will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday December 11, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel, 3841N. Roosevelt Blvd (MM 4 Bayside). The Visit Florida Keys Corporation will also convene during this meeting. All Tourist Development Council Meetings are open to the public. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 2924441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Published November 24, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 286506 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF COUNTY ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on December 12, 2012 at 3:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, at the Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 50, Marathon, Monroe County, Florida, the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida, intends to consider the adoption of the following County ordinance: AN ORDINANCE BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING SEC. 26-1 TO INCLUDE THE DEFINITION OF "COMMERCIAL LOBSTER SEASON" INADVERTENTLY OMITTED FROM THE DEFINITIONS IN THIS SECTION UPON ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE 002-2011 ON 1/19/2011; AMENDING SEC. 26-96 TO PROVIDE FOR ENFORCEMENT OF THIS SECTION IN INCORPORATED AND UNINCORPORATED MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA; DELETING SEC. 26-98(c) TO REMOVE THE SUNSET DATE OF AUGUST 31, 2012 TO CONTINUE THE PROHIBITION AGAINST DIVING AND SNORKELING IN ANY MANMADE WATER BODY OR MARINA, OR WITHIN 300 FT. OF AN IMPROVED RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL SHORLINE, BEGINNING THREE (3) DAYS PRIOR TO THE OPENING OF AND DURING THE ENTIRETY OF THE LOBSTER MINI-SEASON AND FOR THE FIRST FIVE (5) DAYS OF COMMERCIAL LOBSTER SEASON; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR INCORPORATION INTO THE MONROE COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Dated at Key West, Florida, this 20th day of November, 2012. DANNY L. KOLHAGE, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published November 24, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter CLOSING MY SHOP All sorts electrical, marine, fishing, tools. Lots of free stuff! 255 Ave G, Coco Plum MM 54.5 Sat, Dec 1, 8am. GARAGE SALE MM 99.5 OS. Saturday November 24th, 7a.m.-12p.m. Lots of items! 113 Oleander Circle. Behind Key Largo Fisheries. MARATHON/FLAMINGO ISL Sat, 8-2, 706 Copa D Oro. Big fishing! Rods, reels, outriggers, castnets, Swordfish set up. Old chairs, tools, press washer + Marathon Garden Clubs Fall Festival, Saturday, 9am-4pm Free Admission. Plants, baked goods, arts & crafts and holiday items! MM50 Bayside !!! MOVING SALE !!! 11/24, 8AM till gone. 10855 5th Ave Gulf, Marathon. Household items to everything in between. SCHWINN FITNESS 430 Eliptical $500.00. Brand new! No delivery, you must be able to move. (305) 852-0014. PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. WOW LOOK !!! CITYOFMARATHON,FLORIDA9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,Florida33050 Phone:(305)743-0033 INVITATIONFORQUALIFICATIONSAllinterestedpartiesareherebynotifiedthattheCityofMarathonisacceptingsealed proposalsforthe CITYOFMARATHON RequestforQualificationsforGeneral ContractingServicesŽ(theRFQŽ).TheCityofMarathon(theCityŽ)isseekingqualifiedGeneralandSpecialtyContractors toprovideelectrical,heavyequipment,irrigation,landscaping,marineconstruction, mechanical,plumbing,signandundergroundworkonanasneededŽbasis.RFQdocumentsmaybeexaminedatCityHall,9805OverseasHighwayMarathon,Florida andcopiesmaybeobtainedforanon-refundablefeeof$__n/a_____ persetpayablein CashorChecktotheCityofMarathon.Proposaldocumentsmayalsobeexaminedonline atwww.demandstar.com. Allproposalsmustbesubmittedinsealedenvelopestothe CityClerkonorbeforeDecember19,2012at3:00PMlocaltime.Anyproposals receivedafter3:00PMonsaiddatewillnotbeacceptedandwillbereturned unopened. Proposalssubmittedwillbeopenedpubliclyandreadaloudatthistimeinthe CityHallConferenceRoomlocatedat9805OverseasHighwayMarathon,Florida,onthe samedate.TheCityassumesnoresponsibilityforproposalsnotproperlymarked.ProspectiveProposersshallnotcontactorotherwisecommunicatewithCitystaffor CityofficialsexceptassetforthinParagraph4.1oftheInstructionstoProposers. Anon-mandatoryPre-ProposalConferencewillbeheldonDecember5,2012at 9:00a.m.atMarathonFireStation#14,locatedat8900OverseasHighway Marathon,Florida. ThepurposeofthePre-ProposalConferenceistodiscussthe contentsofthisRFQandProposersinquiries.TheCityreservestherighttorejectanyorallproposalsandtowaiveinformalitiesinany proposalsreceived,excepttimelysubmissionofproposals,tore-advertiseforproposals ortotakeanyothersuchactionsthatmaybedeemedinthebestinterestsoftheCity. AsamatterofinformationtoProposers,theCitydoesnotbinditselftoanyofthe informationcontainedherein,butreservestherighttoacceptanyproposal,whichinthe judgmentoftheCityCouncilwillbestservetheneedsandinterestsoftheCity.Thefollowingscheduleisanticipatedforthisselectionprocess: EventDueDate RFQReleaseNovember19,2012 NonMandatoryPreProposalConferenceDecember5,2012 Proposal/SOQSubmittalDecember19,20123:00P.M. FirmRecommendationSelectionDecember26,2012 CouncilAwardJanuary8,2013PublishedKeynoter11-21-12&11-24-12 PublishedKeynoter11/17/12&11/24/12MonroeCountySheriff'sOffice NoticeofSaleofSurplus VehiclesTheMonroeCountySheriff's Officewillsellanumberofsurplus vehiclesbysealedbids. Allbidsmustbereceivedbynolaterthan 4:00pmMonday,December10,2012. Thebidswill beopenedPubliclyat10:01amon Tuesday,December11,2012. Alistofvehiclestobesoldmaybe viewedatour www .keysso.net website. Biddinginstructionsandrequiredbid formsareavailableonthewebsiteas well,orcanbepickedupatthe Sheriff'sOfficeHeadquartersBuilding, FinanceDivision,orbycontacting:JohnnieYongue305292-7477 TerryMarkham305292-7015 MonroeCountySheriff'sOffice5525CollegeRoad,KeyWest,FL33040Thepropertytobesoldisopento publicinspectionattheMonroe CountySheriff'sOffice HeadquartersBuildingat:5525CollegeRoad,KeyWest,FLat thefollowingdatesandtimes:November27,20129:00am-11:00amNovember29,20122:00pm-4:00pmTheSheriff'sOfficemakesno representationor guaranteetomechanical condition.Allsalesarefinal.NOTICEOFSALE Marathon MovingSale! Saturday9-?PlentyofitemsAllMustGo! AllMustGo!Somethingforeveryone! 2960Yellowtailbehindtheairport New Tropical Wicker Bedroom and Living RoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners Simmons Beautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'S BEDS 100s of BedsFactory Direct to YouMarathon € MM 53.5 € 743-7277 Big Coppitt € MM 9.5 € 295-8430FREE DELIVERY KEYSNET.COM GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 CLASSIFIED ADS 743-5551 RENTING?BUYING? SELLING?Use the KeynoterClassifieds for all your real estate needs. 743-5551


Saturday,November 24,2012 11B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 MARATHON/GRASSY KEY 3 BR, 2 BA HOME on Croton Ave. Everything new inside! Large deck, nice yard. Wont last! $230K. 1-786-303-1365 PORT LARGO CANAL HOME (MM 100) 5 BR, 3 BA. 100 deep water dock. Owner financing. Asking $875K. Must sell! 305-522-1905 Real Estate Deals Big Pine Key 2/1.5 Nice & Neat Mobile, Fenced. $99k 2/1 Cottage, Garage, fenced $189k 2/2 Cottage on Canal, Dock $289k ROSE DELL & ASSOCIATES 305-304-6045 BOATERS PARADISE Sweeping Ocean View! 45 dock. Lrg 3/2, 1575 sf, heated pool, tennis, boat ramp, gar. Reduced$549k. 508-922-1010 A Fishermens Dream, Mrthn 34 5th wheeler. Permanently installed. Boat slip aside the deck. $39K. 518-366-8141 karengony@gmail.comKEY 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 MARATHON1361 O/S Hwy, Lot A5, Galway Bay, 55+. Furnished, 2br, 2ba, screened in porch, FLA room, deck, hot tub, privacy fended yard, 2 sheds. 810-300-57922 BR / 2 BA MM 103 O/S Large fenced yd. Largo Sound Pk. H.O. park w/ private beach & boat ramp. $1600 / mo. Call (305) 451-1241. CANAL FRONT HOME Lower Matecumbe. Deep water canal. Access to HO bayfront beach. 2 BR / 1BA make this small conch house comfortable and affordable. $1500 / mo. First & sec. dep. req. Call (305) 393-0994.Duck Key Gated Estate on Point Secluded. Private. Large dock, private beach, pool, coral rock walls, 4/3, Annual, $3,200 mo. + util. N/S, 305-304-4166INDIAN HARBOR 3 BR / 2 BA MM 89 Fenced yard. C/A, W/D, D/W. $1600 / mo. F/L/S. Call (305) 852-2866. KCB 3BR, 2BA Concrete dock. $2,400 & utils. Annual. F/L/S. 786-229-0228 MARATHON unfurn 1 BR house w/W/D hkup avail, big yard. $1125/mo + util & sec. Call Dee 305-289-0666 or 305-849-0466 MARATHON 26th ST. Small efficiency with kitchen. Water incl. $575 mo. First / Last / $400 sec. 305-394-3923 MARATHON Clean, quiet 1 BR, 1 BA duplex on canal. Laundry facilities avail. F/L/S. $850/mo. + elect. Year lease. 989-980-6300 MARATHON Ground level 1BR 1BA $625 1BR 1BA $575 F/L/S. 6 mo minimum lease. 305-849-6236 TAVERNIER DUPLEX 2 BR / 1 BA. Totally remodeled. New kit. cabinets, granite counter tops w/ full mabel back splash. Brand new bath, lg. walk in closet, Private back yd. No pets / no smoking. $1000 / mo. F/L/S No calls after 8:00 PM please. (305) 394-0987. A MOVE IN NOW from $275 week. MARATHON. Weekly or monthly. fully furn. All utilities, cable & free WI FI included. 305-289-0800 MARATHON 2/1 condo 2nd floor, fully furn, heated pool. Free dockage to 38, Located at MM50. Year lease, $1200 mo + util F/L/S. 401-391-9514 KEY LARGO Mobile Home for rent. 3 BR, 1 BA, partially furnished. $850/Mo. F/L/S. 1(786) 229-7037 Call anytime MARATHON 1BR 1BA mobile home with attached Fla room. On the water. F/L/S. $750/mo. 743-5623 MARATHON 3BR 2BA Nice mobile home, dry lot, fenced-in yard, W/D hookup. Quiet neighborhood. Call 305-797-91322BR / 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.MARATHON 34 5th Wheeler 48 waterfront! On marina. $700/wk; $1200/2 wk; $2K/mo. Fully furn. N/S. 518-366-8141 karengony@gmail.com. OCEANFRONT PARK, MARATHON Boat ramp, dockage available. 603-918-3235 RV LOT FOR RENT In very nice Keys RV park in Marathon. Full hookup. $500/mo, + util. FREE WiFi, and cable TV. 305-731-5042 RV LOTS FOR RENT Docks Avail. Islamorada Bayside, MM 81.5. Full hook-ups. Weekly, Seasonal, Annual. Call 305-393-3377 ISLAMORADA LOWER MATECUMBE MM 76.5. Annual lease. Furn. 1 BR / 1 BA apt. at "Islamorada South Condos". End unit on 2nd flr. w/ screened porch & garage. Beautiful grnds. incl. pool, tennis court, ocean access canal, boat ramp & storage yard. $1050 / mo; F/L & refundable sec. dep. Call Fred. (954) 801-4717. MARATHON EFFICIENCY Furn/unfurn, by Porkys (South end of Mrthn). Cable, water & trash incl. $700/mo + elec. Dockage avail. 305-834-0215Marathon Lrg 2/2 unfurn apt. 10803 6th Ave Gulf. $1125/mo. Taking applications. 3 year employment & housing history reqd, as well as F/L/S. Util, ph & TV not supplied. 289-1887MARATHON WATERFRONT 1460 Oceanview Ave, 450 sq ft studio. A/C, tiled, full kitchen. Dock. Yearly lease. $800/mo. F/L/S. 561-212-6563 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 102 1 BR, 1 BA in one half duplex. Quiet area, clean, W/D available. $825/mo + util. F/L + security. Call Louis 727-446-72202,346 SF BUILT-OUT MEDICAL OFFICE! Next to MARINERS HOSPITAL! Commodore Realty Inc. Nicole Christodoulou (305) 365-2600 X 40Amazing2,000 SF Outparcel next to New Dunkin Donuts! Great signage & Visibility. Next to Overseas Highway! Commodore Realty Inc. Nicole Christodoulou (305) 365-2600 X 40 CommercialBldgUS1 Small officebldgonUS1 SouthboundMM99,across fromWylandMural.Great exposure.Idealforattorney, realestate,insuranceand more.Receptionarea+5 separateoffices.Available immediately.$1000permonth +taxandutilities.305-3930634$1,000305-393-0634 tcln@comcast.net Gulfside Village-Marathon 1,2 or 3 stores for rent or sale. Presently set up as restaurant. EXCELLENT TERMS!! Brian Schmitt, CB RE, 305-289-6482 Marathon Gulfside Village 5800 O/S Hwy, Unit #32, 960 sq. ft. $1750/mo. plus elec. Pete Donnelly 732-996-9591 or Sue Lovley 305-304-7565 MARATHON Prime Location Retail/office/comm space for rent. Old town Marathon on US 1, high visibility location (former Daffy Doug Discount Store) 650 sf., 850 ft and 4700 sf spaces available at $14-16 per sf annually, immediate occupancy. 954-557-3603 MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542 Office/Warehouse Clerk, Marathon, for national distributor of Medical stockings. Must have marketing skills, experienced in Quick Books/Peachtree. Global Health Conn, Inc Fax resume to 305-289-1362; email GHCUT1@bellsouth.net or call 305-731-1133. Monroe County Sheriffs Office The MCSO is seeking a candidate for Assistant Finance Director. The successful applicant will have extensive knowledge and supervisory experience in governmental accounting and finance. A Bachelors degree in accounting, finance or business is required. A CPA license is a definite plus. Responsibilities include preparation of financial statements, budgeting, internal audits, payroll management, grants reporting/management, and the supervision of a large staff. Salary range $50,989 $90,062. Based on experience and qualifications. Candidates must complete the MCSO online pre-application at www.keysso.net. Submit resumes to Charles Slebodnick at cslebodnick@keysso.net or fax to (305) 292-7159. Contact HR at (305) 292-7044, for additional information. EOE/AAP WOW LOOK !!! OPENHOUSESaturday,Nov.24 11am…3pm KarenRaspe305-393-9010 karenraspe@bellsouth.net www.acresales.com 17513thStreet KeyColonyBeachCustomhomew/ NEW pooland stunninginteriorhighlightthis3/2 w/80ftcanalfront.AMustSee!! OPENHOUSESaturday,Nov.24 Noon…3pm 231W.SeaviewDrive DuckKeyWell-kept3/2onalargecornerlot. 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FrontDeskReceptionist,FullTimeCareermindedprofessionalwithafriendlysmile andexcellentpeopleskillsneededforbusy veterinaryoffice.Goodtelephoneskillsandthe abilitytomultitaskareessentialtothisposition. Computerexperienceisrequired.Shifthoursvary between7:30amand6:00pmMonday-Friday withsomeSaturdaysandSundaysincluded. Salarybasedonexperience.Pleaseapply atMarathonVeterinaryHospitalat 11187OverseasHwy orcall305-743-7099 CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551


KeysNet.com Keynoter 12B Saturday,November 24,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+:Ž BUSYSIGN SHOP Graphic design, cust. sevice, assembly & installation. Exp. w/ Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop a plus. (305) 852-3333. F/T Route Person for Marathon vending co. Energetic. Reliability a must. Clean driving record. Bondable. Moderate lifting reqd. Will train. Some mech. ability helpful. Ref. reqd. Call Harry, 305-304-8244FRONT DESK CLERK F/T Must speak English. Also HOUSEKEEPER Please apply in person, Key Colony Beach Motel, 441 E. Ocean Dr. 289-0411P/T FRONT DESK PERSON Evening hrs. Must be outgoing, friendly & have computer exp. Please apply Sea Dell Motel, 5000 O/S Hwy, Marathon THE MOORINGS and MORADA BAY / PIERRES are seeking self motivated, detail oriented and hard working individuals to fill positions in Housekeeping. Please submit an application /resume @ 123 Beach Rd., Islamorada. MM 81.5 ocean side or email: moorings@bellsouth.net ALARM INSTALLER, P/T. Exp. nec., but willing to train right person. DFWP. Good ref. Clean, valid D.L. Fax resume 743-2022, or call 743-2522 DIVE BOAT CAPTAIN Halls Diving Center, Marathon Seeking F/T or P/T Captain with Masters license. Must hold a Divemasters certification or be a certified diver willing to train to Divemaster level. Need strong customer relation skills, a professional appearance and willing to perform vessel maintenance. Contact Bob Brayman or Randy Botteri at 305-743-5929 to arrange interview. Email resume or application to bbrayman@hallsdiving.com. EXPERIENCED 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. PT Concierge/Marktg @ Hammocks Resort MM48. Rare oppty due to promotions. Fill out app at front desk. Hourly + Comm $$. EXPERIENCED LOCAL SERVICE PLUMBER needed. Must have clean appearance, valid drivers lic. & references. Call (305) 453-5435. EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair technician. Must have valid drivers license and tools! Call (305) 664-3662. PLUMBERS NEEDED NOW Clean D. L. & exp. required DFWP. Apply in person, Georges Plumbing of the Keys, 9585 O/S Hwy, Mrthn. SEWER INSTALLERS Responsible individuals with plumbing and equipment exp. for sewer lateral installations. Must have clean driving record. We offer a strong pay plan. Please fax resume to 305-743-4299 or email dan @3rdgenerationplumbing.com Drivers: $2,000.00 Sign-On Bonus! Top Pay, Benefits, Miles, Great Home-Time & More! Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-4854 TOW TRUCK DRIVER WANTED Must live in Marathon FL area; no felony convictions, no alcohol or drugs; positive work ethic; clean driving record; must speak English fluently. Apply in person at 1620 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050 1987LuhrsBoat Custom hardtop;twinenginebracket; nomotor(outboard);comesw/ SouthFloridaaluminumaxle trailer.$6,000772-260-0377 timbertree@earthlink.net 27 Hells Bay 2004 Twin 225 Yamahas. Newly serviced, bottom painted. Ready to go! $45,000. 305-743-5623 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 CaterpillarMarineEngine 3208-runningtake-out;506 transmissionwithtrolling valve;$10,000.CallMarc (772)260-0377.$10,000772260-0377 timbertree@earthlink.net 55 BOATSLIP FOR SALE OR LEASE in Islamorada. Yacht Club membership incl. $500 / month. Great location! Call 305-393-7494. Boat slip for rent $200/mo. MM 99 oceanside. Up to 40 ft. catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric included. (305)942-3055 DOCKAGE AVAILABLE MM 103 Oceanside $10 a foot, Live Aboards okay Utilities Available 305-905-6867 LIVE ABOARD DEEP WATER DOCKAGE. A great place to call home. MM92.5 O/S For more information call (305) 853-5604 MARATHON DOCKAGE FOR RENT No liveaboards, up to 43. Free H20 & electric. Private home, 24 hr access. $250-$350/mo. 561-312-3263 1 Dave buys permits So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869 1 S. Atlantic Snapper, Grouper permit for lease. Corp. Atlantic Snapper /Grouper permit for sale 904-262-2869; 904-708-0893 29 COMMERCIAL Y & G 300 HP John Deere, low hrs. Fishing & trap pulling. Full electronics. $23K obo. 305-522-2702, Islamorada All types of permits for sale! Rock Shrimp, King Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef & pelagic, Commercial Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Snapper IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com 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 2007 KEYSTONE HORNET 33 travel trailer. No hwy. mileage, new awning, new roof coat, 2 slide outs. Great cond.! $10K OBO. (305) 587-7094. Roadmaster enclosed cargo or motorcycle trailer, 8x16 w/ tie downs, dual axel, elec brks, new tires, excellent condition! $4900 obo. (305) 743-3233 Cleaning and More Impeccable cleaning, home provisioning, errands. KEYS ELITE SERVICES, LLC ~ Perfection at its finest (305) 209-0030 www.keyseliteservices.com ~ bonded and insured ~ Vacation Rental Servicing Call us for all of your cleaning needs. We do provisioning for your rental guests Give us a try! KEYS ELITE SERVICES, LLC ~perfection at its finest (305) 209-0030 www.keyseliteservices.com ~bonded and insured~ Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. Looking for a Local Business? Also see The Florida Keys Business Directory in every issue of the Keynoter! CoralReefParkCo. JohnPennekampDivisionIsseeking: PartTimeBoatRental PartTimeScubaInstructor (PadiCertified) PartTimeSnorkelBoatDiveMaster FTNarrator PartTimeSnorkelShed FullTimeandPartTime ReservationistPickupApplicationsat RangersStation (305-451-6301) MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 NOWHIRING!AdministrativeAssistantServiceTech/MechanicSalesPerson Faxresumeto(305)853-5374 WEREHIRING!VisingNurseAssociaon&HospiceoftheFloridaKeys islookingforaDIRECTOROFCLINICALSERVICESThisfull-meposionislocatedinourTavernieroceandwilldirectclincial& paentcareservicesforagencyprogramsintheMiddle&UpperKeys.1319WilliamStreet,KeyWest,Florida33040 hr@vnahospicekeys.orgwww.vnahospicekeys.org VisitingNurseAssociation& HospiceoftheFloridaKeys,Inc.LicensedtoServetheKeysSince1984Formoreinformaon,ortoapply,pleasesubmityourapplicaonviaemail, onlineorin-person.NoPhoneCallsPlease. Thesuccessfulcandidatewillberesponsibleforhiring,training&supervising directlyreporngsta;ensuringservicesarecompliantwithagencypolicies& procedures,standarsofcare,andstate&federalregulaons. Mastersdegreeinnursingpreferred.Bachelorsdegreeinnursing&licensed inFloridaoraMastersdegreeinsocialworkrequired.Deomonstratedability tosupervise&coordinateinterdisciplinaryprofessionalsta.Minimumof three(3)yearssupervisory&administraveexperienceinahomehealth agency,hospiceprogram,othercommunityhealthsengorequivalentacute VNA/HospiceoftheFloridaKeysoerscompevecompensaonandan excellentbenetspackage.Pleaseincludearesumeandcoverleeralongwith salaryrequirementswithyourapplicaon.HHA21245096 HPC50310951DFWP/EOE HCS232500 Cottages&SailboatsOnsitehousingprovided+Salaryfor Husband/Wifeteamtomanagesmall KeyLargoBayFrontResort&sailboats. SinglesConsidered. Seeourplace:keylargocottages.com Emailresumestopkaic@aol.com TOMTHUMBHasimmediateopeningfor MANAGERinMarathon. Excellentbenefits.Willtrain.CallCleveland786-295-5307 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 Deliverournewspapers 7daysaweekbetween 4:30a.m.and7:30a.m. inKeyWestPotentialincome$350aweek Formoreinformation callCarterat743-5551Ext.21Needtomake someextracash? TOMTHUMBFoodStores,Inc. OffersthefollowingpositionsinMONROECOUNTY*Managers&ManagerTrainees *AssistantManagers *StoreClerksThreeshiftsavailable:6amto2pm 2pmto10pm 10pmto6amToapplypleasecall786-295-5307 andaskforClevelandMathis Wewilltrain. Noexperienceneeded. Competitivewagesandbenefits.DFWP.E.O.E. 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