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778679022222 Classifieds . . .6B Living . . . .3B Business . . .7A Obituaries . . .2A Opinion . . .6A Sports/Outdoors .1B Crossword . . .4AINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. In the win columnThe baseball Dolphins of Marathon High head to the mainland and return with two victories.Story, 1B THE FLORIDA KEYS2013 Of 2013Of f icial Guide: Nautical Flea Market icialGuide:NauticalFleaMarket Member FDICEqual Housing Lender Need A Loan? Call Us! 305-296-8535 KeysBank.com AniMadruga (305) 308-3210NMLS#: 812674 BrianBarroso (305) 393-4669NMLS#: 812460 KurtLewin (305) 304-4187NMLS#: 812476 Smith (305) 942-4821NMLS#: 518207 LoriBailey (305) 304-6991NMLS#: 812459 WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,FEBRUARY 20,2013 VOLUME 60,NO.15 25 CENTS Sheriff:Fence in TraileramaMonroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay says hes intent on cleaning up problem areas up and down the Florida Keys. Ramsay talked about his plans with the Marathon City Council last Tuesday including encouraging city officials to fence off a portion of the Trailerama Mobile Home Park bordering 15th Street.Trailerama is a sprawling trailer park housing lowincome residents and thats widely known to have myriad code violations. It also has a resident rooster population.My goal is to focus on community first. What I mean by that is I want to be active in community partnerships and crime prevention, Ramsay said. Like on 15th Street. Its important for people to have a sense of safety and security. Even if theres not a crime problem, theres a perception of crime. Ramsay said the idea isnt to cage everyone in, but to make the area safe for both Trailerama residents and visitors to waterfront restaurants at the end of 15th Street. He said entrances to the trailer park along U.S. 1 and further down 15th Street would remain unimpeded.To me, a fence between Trailerama and 15th is important. The problem were experiencing is people curb-drinking and extending the back yards onto the right of way, he said. It makes it look nicer aesthetically for the people living here and a better sense of safety. It also makes it harder for people to migrate in and out of Trailerama.Mayor Mike Cinque said he discussed the idea of cleaning up various parts of the city with Ramsay shortly after Ramsay was elected in November.We were talking about doing some communitybased policing. I told him Id be as supportive as possible, he said. Unfortunately, you have a few bad apples. The majority of those people are good people.Cinque said a fence would benefit the residents by preventing people cutting through private property. It takes away from their privacy. They just duck between trailers, he said. I think the fence will make it more secure and safe for the people that live there.It seems like a nice way to help that neighborhood, but we dont have any moneyHe says the trailer parks just one of several problem areasBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONKeynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMonroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay says he wants a fence between this stretch of 15th Street in Marathon and the adjacent Trailerama Mobile Home Park.Its part of an effort hes begun to conduct cleanup projects up and down the Keys.Druckemillerplea March 6Lisa Druckemiller, the former Monroe County Technical Services administrator charged with stealing and selling 52 county-owned Apple electronic devices, will throw herself on the mercy of the court and enter a plea with no promises of what sentence shell receive.Assistant Monroe County State Attorney Mark Wilson said Tuesday that there is no plea bargain after months of negotiating. As recently as last month, Druckemillers attorney, Robert Cintron, said a plea agreement was likely.Instead, Wilson said she will enter whats called an open plea to the court before Chief Circuit Court Judge David Audlin.Its scheduled for 8:30 a.m. March 6 at the Freeman Justice Center in Key West, followed on April 1 by a 9 a.m. sentencing, also in Key West.Druckemiller, 51, is charged with dealing in stolen property and scheme to defraud. She admitted her guilt before a grand jury last July, saying she stole $23,311 worth of countyowned electronics and sold them for a combined $4,778, mostly to county workers. She could receive 15 years on each of the seconddegree felonies. Druckermillers plea plan is similar to what former Monroe County School District administrator Monique Acevedo did. Charged with six felonies in the theft of more than $400,000 in public money and with overwhelming evidence against her, she pleaded guilty in 2010 and was sentenced to eight years in state prison.Druckemiller abruptly retired last February when the electronics scandal emerged.Among those implicated were County Administrator Roman Gastesi, who admitted paying Druckemiller $899 for three iPhones and one iPad with a combined value of $2,325.The County Commission formally reprimanded him and he agreed to pay the costs of the countys internal investigation into the scandal. In the letter of reprimand, then-Mayor David Rice wrote that as the county administrator, you are to be held to a higher standard of conduct than other employees. In fact, you are expected to set the example for all other employees to follow. In this matter, you have failed to meet that expectation.Henry Hank Kokenzie, 44, of Key West was one of five county employees subject to disciplinary review for receiving phones and/or tablets from Druckemiller.Prison term up to 30 years is possibilityBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comIN THE COURTS DRUCKEMILLER Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYWork is under way to refurbish a pair of baseball fields at the Marathon Community Park.The City Council approved an $89,462 contract with Sports Turf One Inc.in January to remove Bermuda grass infields in favor of clay that makes the fields flexible for either baseball or softball.DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH Neugent named to BPcommitteeWhen it comes time to allocate Floridas share of the BPDeepwater Horizon settlements, Monroe County Mayor George Neugent will play a large role. Neugent was selected Friday to serve as one of five officials on the executive committee of the Gulf Consortium, representing 23 Florida coastal counties affected by the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Neugent said being picked as one of two at-large members is pretty exciting and very humbling. Given the pace of settlement talks, Neugent said the Gulf Consortium could have an idea by late spring of how much member counties might receive from Deepwater Horizon defendants. Co-defendant Transocean Ltd. agreed Tuesday to pay the federal government $1 billion in civil penalties after earlier agreeing to pay $400 million in criminal fines related to the largest oil spill in U.S. history. It could be an amazing amount of money, Neugent said. It may be a once-in-alifetime situation where Monroe County could be the beneficiary of, hopefully, as much as $100 million.Floridas Gulf Consortium formed after Congress passed the federal RESTORE Act standing for the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunity and Revived Economies Act for the Gulf states.The act directs about 80 percent of fines from the BP spill to areas affected by it. Without the act, all the fine money would have gone to the general federal treasury. Most of the money coming to Florida will go toCommissioners just one of 5 on the panelDEEPWATER HORIZON DISASTERStill no claim on $17M ticketThe winner of a $17 million Saturday Lotto drawing who purchased the ticket at a Publix in Key West hadnt come forward to claim his or her prize Tuesday afternoon, the Florida Lottery said. Locals are busy trying to figure out the identity of the new millionaire, speculating whether its a familiar face or a visitor to Key West.The ticket was purchased at the old Publix supermarket at 3316 N. Roosevelt Boulevard. The next drawing is tonight, although its ratcheted down to $2 million.Saturdays numbers were 8, 21, 26, 27, 30 and 40. In the multi-state Powerball game, no one matched all six numbers: 15, 16, 46, 50, 58 and the Powerball, 29. Three Fantasy 5 tickets matched the five numbers drawn Saturday night: 11, 26, 33, 34 and 46. They were sold in Jupiter, Riverview and Altamonte Springs. Each of the winners will receive $94,037.57.State law requires anyone winning more than $250,000 to travel to Tallahassee to claim his or her prize in person.Lotto winner is bought at Keys PublixLOTTERYBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comKeynoter StaffSee Neugent,2ASee Fence,2ASee Druckemiller,2A NEUGENTNautical Flea MarketThe annual Giant Nautical Flea Market in Islamorada is this weekend.Look inside todays paper for the official event guide.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,February 20,2013 The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria.There currently are no beaches with health advisories.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald.Keynoter mail subscriptions:$64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail.Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. 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We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIESDue to a reporting error, Saturdays paper contained the wrong date for a Key West City Commission meeting.The commission meets tonight beginning at 6 p.m.at Old City Hall on Greene Street.GETTING IT STRAIGHTCONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSRaschein co-sponsors anti-bigotry billSexual orientation and gender identity or expression would be added to the list of ways in which people couldnt be discriminated against under a bill filed in the state House by state Rep. Holly Raschein, Republican from Key Largo, and Rep. Joe Saunders, Democrat from Orlando.Saunders is one of two openly gay legislators elected last year. The Florida Civil Rights Act already bans discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age and marital status. 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 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.8272 THURS.8374 FRI.8575 SAT.8574 Forecast: Expect mostly sunny skies with a slight chance of showers by the end of the week. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJ MORROW Paula Clark Morrow died of heart failure at the age of 100 on February 10, 2013, at her home in Key Largo. A trail blazer, devoted to womens rights, Paula was the second woman to enroll at the University of Florida, Gainesville, in 1930. After receiving a bachelors degree with a major in journalism, she served as a reporter for the Miami Daily News from 1936 through 1941. Thereafter she worked for the Salt Lake City Tribune and the Associated Press. She began work at the Miami Herald as a reporter having a desk next to Henry Reno, and was later promoted to the Heralds Sunday editor. As the first woman admitted to the National Association of Sunday Newspaper Editors, she went on to serve as President of that organization. Paula had a strong work ethic. Employed for the last twenty years of her career as Public Relations Director of the Hartford Courant, with Herculean promotional outreach efforts she doubled the Courants circulation. She also served on the Board of Education and Democratic Town Committee in her home town, Harwinton, Connecticut. Moving to Key Largo in 1976, Paula worked as a "stringer" reporter covering the Upper Keys for the Miami Herald. She was active in the Friends of the Key Largo Library and the Bureau of Professional Women for whom she published a newsletter. A true bibliophile, she volunteered at the Key Largo Librarys gift shop for many years. She was also a member of the Purple Isle art guild. Paula is perhaps best known in Key Largo as the founder in March of 2000 of the Senior Group, sponsored by the Friends of the Key Largo Library. For the past thirteen years, she served as the Senior Groups publicist while also helping her co-chair, Kathy Gong, recruit speakers for the Senior Groups Monday morning speakers program. Paula is survived by two children -a son, William Clark and a daughter, Betty Clark, who resides in Key Largo. She also leaves her beloved daughter-in-law, Sandra Andre, and two cherished grandsons, William Clark and Brian Clark, three great-grand daughters, two nieces and two nephews. She maintained close relations with her family. A celebration of Paulas life will take place at the Key Largo Civic Club Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 11 A.M. He resigned on Nov. 2 prior to a job hearing.Other punishments doled out by former Judge David Kirwan, who was contracted by the county for $250 per hour to hear the cases, included:Aone-day suspension and reprimand for Deputy County Administrator Debbie Frederick.Wastewater Department Administrator Elizabeth Wood and Guardian Ad Litem staffer Lacy Carabello received written reprimands.Agrand jury report on the theft recommended Gastesi and Frederick be fired for their involvement. In 2010, then-County Clerk Danny Kolhage audited county cell-phone policies and procedures, finding that the Technical Services inventory process was insufficient and that Druckemiller had too much control over the purchase, assignment and tracking of phones. He suggested separating cell-phone duties. Gastesi has since taken steps to tighten up controls, including replacing countyowned cell phones for employees with monthly phone stipends.Druckemiller plea comingFrom Druckemiller,1A Panhandle counties that suffered the worst. They had oil on the beaches, Neugent said. But court decisions acknowledge that Monroe County and the states other Gulf Coast counties were harmed when tourists canceled summer vacations during the three-month spill threat. We were a long way from the spill but one of the components [of the spills harm] is sales taxes, Neugent said. We live and breathe off sales taxes and Monroe County took a hit.The full Gulf Consortium in January elected three executive committee members, all county commissioners Chairman Grover Robinson of Escambia County, Vice Chairwoman Susan Latvala of Pinellas and Warren Yeager of Gulf.During the executive committees first meeting, the three elected members selected Neugent and Walton Countys Sara Comander to serve as atlarge members.I took an active role in the [consortium] meetings we did have, and Ive been active in groups like the Florida Association of Counties, Neugent said. I know some of the people involved, and they know me.The committee is expected to focus on providing leadership in trying to keep the 23 counties together so squabbles do not hinder the distribution of money, Neugent said. He will take part in consortium executive meetings in addition to regular monthly meetings.BPfunds are not only about restoring the environmental resources, but getting the economy up and running in all the affected communities, Neugent said.Local projects potentially eligible for funding could include major efforts like cleaning up canals to improve water quality or repairing historic bridges like the old Seven Mile, he said.Neugent says $100M possibleFrom Neugent,1ACity changes events fee policyADecember Florida Keys Art Guild show sparked the Marathon City Council to change its policy about special events on private property. Art Guild President Jeff Hutt said city staff approached him at the show at the Gulfside Village shopping plaza, which ran from Dec. 26 to 30. He said he was handed a form and told to pay an $85 specialevent permit fee.City code requires such events to pay a permit fee if the event has more than 250 people attending throughout an entire day. Councilman Dick Ramsay disagreed with that language and put the fee schedule on Tuesdays agenda for discussion.Meeting Feb. 12, the council unanimously adopted City Manager Roger Hernstadts suggestion to change the language to read or more at one time. The threshold is 250 people all day. That creates a burden for us to determine, Hernstadt said. It would be easier if we changed it from all day to at one time. The fee includes private parties at homes.Thats the way its being proposed, City Attorney John Herin said in an e-mail. Ultimately, it will be the councils decision.The council agreed to include Councilwoman Ginger Sneads suggestion that people holding special events on private property pre-waive their fee with the city.Most of these are nonprofit organizations on private property. Maybe the manager can waive these fees before they come to council since we pretty much waive them all, anyway, Mayor Mike Cinque said.The council granted Hernstadt the ability to grant fee waivers and in a separate motion agreed to put aside the Art Guild fee. In other business, the council presented Finance Director Peter Rosasco with a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting for fiscal year 2010-11. The Government Finance Officers Association has handed out the award since 1945. It aims to encourage and assist state and local governments to go beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principles.Rosasco, who owns the Bishop Rosasco & Co. accounting firm, was hired by the city in 2003. Tuesday was the eighth consecutive year he was presented with the award. He told the council the award is important because it allows the city to secure the best possible financing when considering projects. Well have the resources we need at the best possible rates allowed. Were a team and its a pleasure to be a part of it, Rosasco said.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Pawnshop owner bustedThe Monroe County Sheriffs Office has begun regular inspections of Florida Keys pawnshops and secondhand dealers with an eye on compliance with state recordkeeping laws.Florida statute requires that pawn and secondhand shops keep detailed electronic transaction records using a system called RAPID, or the Regional Automated Property Information Database. We can inspect records anytime, Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Deputy Becky Herrin said. We are currently working on a plan to regularly inspect all shops. Details are being worked out now. On Feb. 13, Detective Dave Chavka stopped to inspect the records being kept by 50-year-old Paul Ollariu at his business at 6810 Front St., Stock Island, called We Buy Gold We Pay More.Chavka found a handwritten log of transactions instead of the computerized records [Ollariu] is required to keep. It appears he was also not in compliance with the requirement to obtain identification and fingerprints of people selling items to him, Herrin said. Records indicate Ollariu recorded 24 allegedly illegal transactions between November and February. They correspond with 24 misdemeanor counts of violating the state law governing secondhand dealer licenses. Ollariu is licensed as a secondhand metal dealer, a certification governed by the Monroe County Tax Collectors Office. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services regulates pawnshops. Records kept by that office indicate there are nine pawnshops in the Florida Keys with active licenses.Ollariu was booked into the Monroe County Detention Center and released on his own recognizance with no bond, according to Sheriffs Office records; he hasnt been assigned a court date.Herrin said Ollariu was using an improperly calibrated scale to weigh the items being sold and not holding the merchandise he purchased for the required 15 days, both violations of state requirements. Herrin reminded those in the secondhand and pawn business to comply with all record-keeping requirements.He reportedly didnt follow transaction lawBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comLAW ENFORCEMENT OLLARIUCouple indicted for black-market fishAccusations of a black-market trade in small sharks and big angelfish from the Florida Keys brought federal charges against two Broward County residents and their aquariumsupply business, says an indictment released Feb. 7.Walter R. Bloecker and Lila M. Bloecker, both of the Aquatic Trading Co. in Pompano Beach, were indicted in November by a federal grand jury on three counts charging that they conspired to acquire and sell nurseshark pups taken without permits, and oversized angelfish, to a Michigan buyer.The fish were illegally harvested by divers in the Florida Keys, says the indictment.The indictment charges the Bloeckers knowingly sold 10 young nurse sharks that were taken without required federal permits to deal in sharks. It alleges Walter Bloecker also offered the buyer several monsterangelfish larger than the maximum size limit of 8 inches for the species. Seven angelfish (queen, blue and gray) were sold, court papers say.Both Lila Bloecker and Walter Bloecker could face up to five years in prison on each of the three counts if convicted, according to a penalty sheet. The Aquatic Trading Co. could be fined $500,000.Attempts to contact the Bloeckers through Aquatic Trading were not successful. The names of Keys divers who supplied the fish were not listed in the indictment, but at least one was known to the grand jury as Individual 1. Similarly, the Michigan buyer was described as Individual 2.In discussing the deal, Bloecker was reported to have told both the Keys fish-collector and the Michigan buyer that Bloecker could cover his possession and sale of the nurse-shark pups using false paperwork which made it appear he had imported shark pups from Nicaragua.In all, Aquarium Trading paid the collector $1,085 for the 17 fish that were sold to the Michigan buyer for $3,700, says the indictment signed by Assistant U.S. State Attorney Thomas Watts-Fitzgerald. The deals reportedly were arranged by telephone between June and early October 2012. When the fish collector delivered the seven angelfish and two nurse sharks in August, Walter Bloecker directed the seller to invoice the sharks as moray eels, the indictment says. The U.S. District Court sealed the November indictment after the U.S. Attorneys Office in Miami said the named defendants may flee and the safety of certain witnesses could be compromised should knowledge of this indictment become public. The case will by handled by U.S. District Court Judge James Lawrence King. Docket information was not available at press time.CRIME FRONTBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Lower Keys Womens Club,represented by President Abby Oglesbee (right),presents the Florida Keys Community College Foundation,represented by Amber Ernst-Leonard,a check for $4,200.The money was raised at the clubs Feb.8 Mad Hatters Tea Party fashion show.The money goes into the foundations Lower Keys Womens Club Nursing Scholarship Fund.SCHOLARSHIP DONATION identified for it, City Manager Roger Hernstadt said.He said money could be found if certain city projects are cancelled or come in under budget, but the council has yet to direct staff to do so.Conceptually, I think everyone likes the idea. But at this point its just an idea, he said. Ramsay said the Sheriffs Office has done cleanups at the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Gardens, Harry Harris Park in Key Largo, Rotary Park on 75th Street in Marathon, and a stretch of U.S. 1 in Islamorada between the Whale Harbor and Snake Creek bridges.He also noted a two-mile stretch of U.S. 1 around mile markers 78 and 79 where many visitors stop along the highway to camp, fish and swim along the shoreline.Day-trippers come and leave their trash there between the 78 and 79 mile marker, he said. Ramsay said the focus isnt solely on problem areas. Like [mile marker] 78 and 79; we dont have a crime problem there, but 15th [Street] its more intensive patrols and weve already talked about that, he said. You have to pick and choose needs. Fifteenth Street needs maintenance and constant presence from our officers.Ramsay wants community organizations to suggest areas that need cleaning.Ramsay: Pick and choose needsFrom Fence,1A
The Key West City Commission is expected to decide tonight whether to go forward with a long-planned development plan that would add a two-story restaurant to the hustle and bustle of tourist-filled Mallory Square. In 2010, the commission put out to bid plans to put a restaurant on the site, which was a pizza place back in 1999 but has since fallen into disrepair and turned into a homeless hangout.Local restaurateur Joe Walsh won the bid but the redevelopment was caught up in a legal battle with the owners of the neighboring Westin Key West Resort and Marina, who objected to the plan.That came to an end in December when judges with the Third District Court of Appeal upheld the design parameters proposed. Now its up to the City Commission to execute a major development plan agreement with Walsh and, sitting as the Board of Adjustment, decide on a variance request. Walshs plan calls for a 156-seat, 2,344-square-foot, two-story restaurant thats more than 33 feet tall, eight feet more than the citys 25foot height limit. With those approvals, itll be up to the city to negotiate a leasehold with Walsh for the Mallory Square real estate projected to be worth more than $300,000 per year. The entire design draws in the former restaurant and surrounding deck areas, along with the Hospitality House, a welcome center and the historic cable hut, which was used to store telephone lines that ran from Key West to Cuba. Mallory Square hosts a nightly sunset celebration complete with food and craft vendors and various performers and artists, along with a lot of tourists.Walsh owns Red Fish Blue Fish, Jack Flats, Carolines, Fogartys, Mangoes and T.G.I. Fridays, which is currently closed. The proposed name of the new eatery is the Mallory Fish Co.The City Commission meets tonight beginning at 6 p.m. at Old City Hall in Key West. Immediately following, the commission will reconvene as the Board of Adjustment. Wednesday,February 20,2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com 20.99Crown Royal750 ml31.99Glenmorangie The Original Scotch10 Year, 750 ml16.99Iceberg Vodka1.75 L11.99Fleischmanns VodkaOr Gin, 1.75 L18.99Southern Comfort1.75 L17.99Flor de Caa Gold Rum1.75 L29.99Johnnie Walker Red Label1.75 L27.99Titos Handmade Vodka1.75 L49.99Grey Goose VodkaSelected Varieties, 1.75 L23.99Beefeater Gin1.75 L12.99Canadian LTD1.75 L16.99Early Times Kentucky Whisky1.75 L14.99Calico Jack RumSelected Varieties, 1.75 L27.99Knob Creek Bourbon750 ml17.99Benchmark Bourbon1.75 L12.99Fireball Cinnamon Whisky750 ml27.99Hennessy VS750 ml 24.99Milagro Silver TequilaOr Reposado, 750 ml D-Mia/Jax/Lakeland 4C-ThursdayPrices effective Thursday, February 21 through Wednesday, February 27, 2013.Liquor items are only available at Publix Liquors. Visit publix.com/store to nd the store nearest you. Must be 21 years of age or older to purchase alcoholic beverages. Quantity limits per customer apply. Public Meeting D Tours give historic insightIn observance of Black History Month, the Historic Florida Keys Foundation will lead Saturday strolls of the Key West Cemetery highlighting prominent black residents through brief monologues.Gravesites to be visited include those of George Adderley, Willie Ward, Roosevelt Sands Sr., Frank Adams, Nelson English, Thomas Romer, Ellen Welters Sanchez, Sandy Cornish and the U.S. Battleship Maine Memorial.English was the first black postmaster in the Southernmost City, serving from 1882 to 1886. Theres a city parked named after him at Thomas and Amelia streets. Cornish moved to Key West in the 1840s and began a successful fruit orchard. In 1864, he founded the Cornish Memorial AME Zion Church on Whitehead Street with friend Cataline Simmons.The Maine exploded in Havana Harbor on Feb. 15, 1898, killing 260 American sailors, 22 black, and leading to the Spanish-American War. About two-dozen of those lost are interred in Key West.The group tours will leave the Frances Street cemetery gate every 20 minutes beginning at 9 a.m. and last around 90 minutes. Theres a $10 suggested donation and space is limited. Those interested can contact Cemetery Friends Committee member Cynthia Edwards at 294-8503.The Key West Cemetery bounded by Angela, Margaret, Olivia and Frances streets and Passover Lane was established in 1847 after the former beachside cemetery was unearthed in 1846 by a hurricane. The cemetery has about 100 interments each year and about 80,000 people have been laid to rest there. Its open every day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the summer and closes at 6 p.m. in the winter. Black History Month started in 1926 as Black History Week, the brainchild of historian Carter G. Woodson. In 1976, the U.S. government sanctioned and expanded the observance.Connect names with landmarks in Key WestBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comBLACK HISTORY MONTH The Historic Florida Keys Foundation,in honor of Black History Month, is hosting a cemetery tour on Saturday highlighting notable black former Key Westers.This is Thomas Romers grave.He immigrated to Key West from Nassau,Bahamas, served in the War of 1812 and died in 1891 at age 108 after being a good citizen for 65 years.Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYMallory Square could get eateryCommissioners take up Walsh plan tonightBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST Members of the Key Largo Rotary Club donate $2,000 to the Daily Bread Food Pantry at Burton Memorial United Methodist Church.The pantry serves more than 50 families each week and is staffed by volunteers.At the presentation are (from left Nancy Alvarez,Kerry Foote,Katrina Lavene and Jennifer Miller.For more information about the pantry, call Tiffany Katz at 852-2581.BUCKS FOR BURTON Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYThe Key West City Commission is expected to decide tonight if this former pizza joint on Mallory Square will be redeveloped into a two-story restaurant.
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FPLplans Turkey Point confabPlans for new nuclear reactors at Florida Power and Lights Turkey Point plant will be laid out for local water managers Feb. 27 in Tavernier. FPLs senior director for Miami project development will speak with Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority board members at the FKAAs regular meeting, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative complex at mile marker 91.6. FPLproposes to cool two additional nuclear reactors at Turkey Point with treated wastewater from MiamiDade County. In case the 90 million gallons of cooling water needed daily is not available from Miami-Dades wastewater system, FPLseeks to draw a similar amount from a saltwater lens beneath Biscayne Bay for up to 60 days a year.Environmentalists, national park managers and the FKAA have raised questions about whether drawing saltwater from below Biscayne Bay could harm the Biscayne Aquifer, the source of most fresh water for South Florida, including the Keys.FPLmanagers say the backup collector wells are specifically designed, and confirmed by extensive modeling, to have no adverse environmental impact. The real issue for us is whether this could affect saltwater intrusion into the Biscayne Aquifer rather than causing a drawdown of the aquifer itself, said FKAAExecutive Director Kirk Zuelch.In a similar vein, MiamiDade water managers are questioning an Everglades restoration project that might divert too much water from a well field that supplies MiamiDade County with much of its drinking water, the Miami Herald reported Sunday.The Everglades plan seeks to divert fresh water from flood-control canals into the historic River of Grass flow. However, a proposed underground seepage barrier along Tamiami Trail could lower flow into MiamiDades well field, computer models show. We have very serious concerns at this point, a Miami-Dade resources manager told the Herald Zuelch said he will ask the FKAAs engineering staff to examine the projects effect on the Keys well field at Florida City. Miami-Dades main well field is several miles northeast of Florida City, he noted.Tavernier session zeroes in on reactorsUTILITIESBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comThe Florida Keys Mosquito Control District could be in the market for a new Lower Keys operational facility after the district boards Thursdays meeting in Marathon. The meeting agenda includes an item to approve sending out a request for qualifications to hire a Realtor for exploration of Lower Keys operational facility locations.The move is in response to the city of Key Wests plan to potentially force the district off its longtime city-owned College Road parcel in favor of a 24-hour homeless shelter. The Mosquito Control lease expires in May 2014.District Director Michael Doyle told board members last month that Key West officials were encouraging us to look at other options. He could not be reached for comment Tuesday. Mosquito Control Board Chairman Bill Shaw has already been exploring the idea of constructing office space in unused portions of the districts 107th Street office in Marathon. Doyle has said any move would need to be complete before the beginning of heavy season next year. Hes said the district needs to be operational by March of next year, wherever that may be. Other agenda items include:Aresolution allowing commissioners to voluntarily adjust their own salaries.Commissioner Jack Bridges suggested the idea during a discussion regarding a 10 percent pay cut for the board.The cut went through last month, but Bridgesidea is for commissioners to adjust their own pay provided its not higher than the highest paid board member.An update on the filming and broadcast of district monthly meetings. Commissioner Phil Goodman has been pushing the idea, but it was decided last month not to pay floridakeys.com roughly $50 monthly to live-stream public meetings in favor of an inhouse system. The base fee would have been $35 per month, plus $3.50 per month for each gigabyte of bandwidth used during viewing. The bill was not expected to be more than $50 per month. The commission elected to have its own staff record meetings and upload them after the fact to the district website. The website hits for the meetings will be monitored for several months to determine interest before determining whether to pay to live-stream them. Wednesday,February 20,2013 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com View pottery, paintings, glass, sculpture, photography, jewelry and more made by Fine Artists and Craftsmen from across the country. Ticket price includes free ferry trip on your next visit to Pigeon Key Island. ENTRANT FEE $35/ PERSON Includes: event t-shirt; ve (5) card poker hand; cook out (children 12 & under free, cook out only) This years family fun event will have you pedaling through tropical hardwood hammocks on the old Overseas Highway & Millionaires Row...along the way you will pick up playing cards, with the best poker hands winning great prizes! All topped o with a celebratory old fashioned cookout at our nal destination. Come join our land cruise of the Upper Keys and raise funds for GATOR scholarships for local high school seniors. BICYCLE POKER RUN 2013 presented by Florida Keys Gator Club BICYCLE POKER RUN 2013presented byFlorida Keys Gator ClubFree transportation back to starting pointRSVP to Mike 305-664-8258 firstname.lastname@example.org Also win an Electra Townie 7D Bicycle RaeTickets $5 each, 3 for $10, 7 for $20Drawing held at the conclusion of the Bicycle Poker Run Donated by Backcountry Cowboy Outtters of Islamorada OPEN TO ALL!SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2013 9AMRegistration Snappers (Key Largo MM 94.5) 10AM Poker Run Starts Noon Cookout Coconut Cove Resort (Windley Key MM 84.5) 1:30PM Prizes announced GRAND PRIZE : APPLEIPAD &Other Great Prizes All Keys Delivery All Keys DeliveryWe deliveron time! Light to medium weight deliveries From Key Largo to Key West! Business to business delivery services featuring On Time, same day delivery and courier services! When the Big guys cost too much and the others are too slowAll Keys Delivery is here for youCall email@example.comLICENSED & INSURED Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/PhotosMan who fought cops wantedANew Jersey man arrested Sunday on drug and battery charges after allegedly fighting with Monroe County Sheriffs Office deputies in Key Largo is wanted in his home state for reportedly running over a police officer and robbing a drug store. Detectives in the borough of New Milford, N.J., are commending Keys officers for nabbing Richard Scrivani, 23, who they say was able to evade capture on Feb. 2 after hitting an officer there with his car in part because of snowy weather. The police down there did a really good job getting him, said Detective Lt. Richard Ramaci of the New Milford Police Department. Its great somebody caught him. Sheriffs Office deputies say Scrivani ran away from them around 1:20 a.m. after they asked him why he was hanging out at the Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4 oceanside. Agency spokeswoman Deputy Becky Herrin said Scrivani tripped during the chase and was ordered to stay on the ground. When he got up, Deputy Matthew ONeill shot him with his Taser but the devices electronic barbs didnt go through the jacket Scrivani wore and he ran away again, Herrin said. ONeill tackled Scrivani and the two men fought until two more deputies arrived. Herrin said Scrivani gave ONeill a false name when he first questioned him. After they subdued him, they found his real New Jersey drivers license, along with a cigarette pack containing the prescription painkiller Oxycodone, the prescription anti-anxiety drug Xanax, crack cocaine and a small metal pipe.Herrin said Scrivani admitted he smoked crack about 10 minutes before his initial encounter with ONeill.In New Jersey, Ramaci said a clerk at a drug store in nearby Dumont caught Scrivani stealing items and tried to physically stop him from leaving, but Scrivani overpowered the employee. Because the altercation became violent, Scrivani went from facing a shoplifting charge to a strong-arm robbery charge, Ramaci said. The clerk was able to give a description of Scrivanis car to 911 operators, and two New Milford police officers spotted the vehicle. Scrivani struggled with one of the officers who tried to pull him out of his 2001 four-door Audi, but Scrivani was able to break free and get back into the car. The other officer tried to grab Scrivani as he sped off, but the car struck him in the arm. He was treated for minor injuries. ANew Jersey fugitive task force comprising state, local and county law enforcement is seeking to extradite Scrivani, who is in jail in Key West. He is wanted by New Milford police on felony aggravated assault on a police officer, vehicular assault, and eluding and resisting arrest charges. He will be held on $95,000 bond when he is returned without the option of being sprung with 10 percent of the bail, Ramaci said. Scrivani is also wanted on shoplifting charges by police in the city of Hackensack. State Attorney Catherine Vogel said since New Jersey officials are seeking extradition, her office would likely compare with her New Jersey counterparts which agency has the best case. But her office would probably prosecute Scrivani here. Then they could have him, Vogel said. His Keys arraignment is set for 9:15 a.m. March 5 before Circuit Court Judge Luis Garcia.Charge there: Running over police officerBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comCRIME FRONT SCRIVANIBug board looks for new digsLower Keys investigated for new siteBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMOSQUITO CONTROL
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EDITORIALWheres the governance?LETTERS TO THE EDITORPython numbers overblownFor years, I have been writing and speaking in the media, questioning the so-called experts about the so-called python problem. Finally, after more than 10 years on this issue, we had a state-sponsored hunt that came up short after federal biologists claimed there are as many as 100,000 pythons in the Everglades. In 10 years, they claim to have captured slightly more than 300 pythons but do not give public information and coordinates as to where they were found.In the first day of the monthlong Python Challenge, no pythons were captured by 800 licensed hunters. By the end of the first week, only 21 had been captured. By the end of the month, more than 1,100 hunters had managed to capture only 68. One thing is clear: Either we are very bad hunters or 100,000 pythons is a real exaggeration.Frank Resillez Key LargoFour-lane the StretchI would like to know how the Florida Department of Transportation decides what highway repairs and improvements to make. I would like to know the rational behind spending $875,000 to install eight miles of fencing along the south side of the 18-Mile Stretch from mile marker 108 to mile marker 116 when the same stretch of highway between mile marker 108 and mile marker 110 is caving in again and constantly being patched because the road bed was not properly constructed in the remodeling a few years ago. Also, the southbound lanes of U.S. 1 between mile marker 106 and mile marker 100 are turning into a washboard because of asphalt cracking. The reports say the fence is to protect wildlife from crossing the road. But most of this fencing in this area abuts the bay, not dry land. My suggestion would be lets start protecting human life and complete four-laning this stretch of road that should have been done 20 years ago. Howard Gelbman Key LargoKeys help with successI came to Florida from Southern California to manage a new private school in 1997. It was quite a shock coming to the Keys, which were hot, humid, buggy and sparse in nature, or so I thought at that time. I was young and tasked with what seemed like an impossible job, with few resources in an unfamiliar territory. That first year, I lost 40 students and 10 out of 12 staff members. My contract was for two years and it was questionable on whether Id complete the length of that term.Sixteen years later, that school, Treasure Village Montessori, is now public, A-rated, high-performing, accredited, has a voluntary prekindergarten through eighth program with a healthy wait list, and even has healthier finances.Collectively, it is thriving, and so am I, having achieved more than I dreamed possible.It has been an amazing journey for me and I feel lucky I took that risk long ago and moved to the Keys. Ive learned that creating a life full of friends, fun and professional success, although never easy, is within reach if you are willing to work hard and put yourself out there. Learning from the many mistakes, trials and tribulations that have come along also seem to be a key factor in the recipe for my success, and certainly I have faced many during my time here. For me, though, it is true what they say: Time heals all if you let it.So it is with a heavy heart that I will be leaving the Keys and my long, fulfilling post as principal at Treasure Village Montessori at the end of this school year. I am headed off to my next chapter with the most incredible sense of appreciation and the most indelible memories. I want to thank so many who have contributed to the quality of my life and achievements. I feel blessed to have had so much success here and will always have a special place in my heart for the beautiful Florida Keys. Kelly Astin IslamoradaSupport FIRM financiallyRecent news coverage about Citizens Property Insurance Corp. in Monroe County is as important to condominium owners as their annual property tax rate since it affects the yearly cost of insurance on your dwelling. Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe has saved every property owner in the Keys hundreds of dollars over the past six years by disputing unwarranted rate increases by Citizens. Every condominium association has been saved thousands of dollars on windstorm policies over the same six years because of FIRMs efforts. Property owners in the Keys should be aware that the active individuals who continue to due battle for proper rates on windstorm insurance are unpaid volunteers who travel to Tallahassee to convince the Legislature to make Citizens correct the insurance rates for all of us. I urge every condominium association to donate at least $100 to FIRM to support its efforts on our behalf. Gene Kibbe MarathonEnjoy the artworkEveryone has seen the beautiful mural Wyland has done at Kmart. But we have a new mural in town that is just as special. The new Marathon Veterinary Hospital office (old Boaters World) building has just had a beautiful mural added to the side of its building. It is very unique and more so since it was done by a Marathon High graduate, Yoland OFarill. Go and take a look at the many creatures in this painting and rejoice that we have such a talented artist from our hometown. Suzy Curry Marathon Citizens Property has no issue with raising rates even as it enriches executives, othersCitizens Property Insurance Corp. raised prices for Florida policyholders by 10.8 percent last year. That brought in an additional $250 million. That was on top of $200 million in additional charges from a controversial re-inspection program that hit more than 250,000 homeowners with higher premiums. Combined, thats $450 million in new revenue for a state-run insurer that claims $15 billion held in reserves isnt enough. While all this was going on, Citizenstop executive was passing out big fat raises like a kid in a candy store, according to a report in Sundays Miami Herald .Citizens President Barry Gilway doled out $2.1 million in across-the-board, 3 percent salary increases for employees. Adding salt to the wound, the Herald reported that he also gave top executives raises in excess of 10 percent.This at the same time state employees havent had a raise in six years. The companys chief financial officer got a $31,000 pay hike shortly after she was tagged for excessive travel spending in an inspector generals report. Citizensgeneral counsel, Dan Sumner, got a $25,000 raise just days after the companys internal investigators were fired after they blew the whistle on large severance packages that implicated Sumner among other company insiders. Later, a report by the independent Office of Insurance Regulation found that Citizens had spent $604 million on contracts with private vendors, often in no-bid deals and without pushing for more competitive price, the Herald reported. State regulators said these deals with private vendors ate up 20 cents out of every $1 paid to Citizens by policyholders. When will this madness stop? Even Gov. Rick Scott has lost patience with the way this insurer of last resort has been operating, ordering his own inspector general to examine the firings of the internal auditors and reports about lavish spending and contract abuses.On Friday, Citizens announced new (it said stricter) policies for contracts with outside vendors. But it has yet to explain how Citizens managed to mistakenly give $2.5 million to another insurance company and then had to take it back when news media and even lawmakers began asking questions about the takeout deal.Some takeout. Why should Florida property owners be paying the tab for such incompetent big spenders? Its long past time for the governor and Cabinet to take action and clean up the mess at Citizens Property Insurance Inc. and its incompetent governing board.Miami Herald photo by PETER ANDREW BOSCHPaul Shannon (left) receives his award Sunday for longest python caught by an unlicensed hunter it was 14 feet,3 inches;and Brian Barrows (right) for the most caught,six.The Python Challenge awards ceremony hosted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was Sunday at Zoo Miami. This mural adorns the soon-to-be new home of the Marathon Veterinary Hospital around mile 49.5 oceanside. Citizenstop executive was passing out big fat raises like a kid in a candy store. School celebrates its presidentFlorida Keys Community College President Jonathan Gueverra will celebrate his formal inauguration Thursday through Saturday and the college has a full slate of events scheduled. College spokeswoman Amber Ernst-Leonard explained that although Gueverra has been on the job since July, its typical for six to eight months of planning before the ceremony. Scheduled events include a Thursday night cocktail reception at the Mile Marker 88 restaurant in Islamorada, installation ceremony Friday beginning at 6 p.m. at the Tennessee Williams Theater on the Stock Island campus, and Saturday community day, also on Stock Island, featuring music, academic showcases and other activities. Visit www.fkcc.edu for more information. Gueverra, who came to Monroe County as the former chief executive officer of the Community College of the District of Columbia, is the colleges sixth president. He earns $180,000 per year under a three-year contract.Three days of events are plannedKEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGEKeynoter Staff State suspends license lawAnew law requiring foreign visitors to have international driving permits to drive in Florida will not be enforced because it violates an international treaty, highway safety officials said Friday.During the 2012 legislative session, the Florida Legislature amended the law, requiring foreign visitors to have an international driving permit usually priced $15 to $25 to drive lawfully in Florida. Foreign drivers without the permit translating their license information into English and nine other languages could have been arrested for driving without a license.Though the law went into effect Jan. 1, it did not get widespread attention until foreign journalists recently started asking questions. The story quickly spread in Canada, prompting worried calls and lines at some offices of the Canadian Automobile Association.Honestly, some days I just shake my head at the insanity around us, wrote Jim Byers, the Toronto Star s travel editor, on his blog. For a state so dependent on tourism, this is unbelievably stupid.Late Thursday, the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles said the requirement may violate the 1949 Geneva Convention on Road Traffic.International treaties sign by the U.S. take precedence over state laws, the department said, and ruled that the Florida Highway Patrol would hold off enforcing violations until the law was clarified, according to a statement.Visit Florida was concerned that the law could have impacted visitors and deterred tourists, said spokeswoman Kathy Torian. In 2011, about 12.6 million foreigners visited Florida, according to the agency. Were just relieved that this was acted on so quickly as it came to the attention of state officials, Torian said. So visitors, especially from the U.K. and Canada, as they come on their spring breaks next week, will have no concerns as far as this is related. Though the new law also would have affected car rentals, rental-car companies may not have even been aware the law had changed six weeks ago.Hertz, for example, has not been requiring foreign renters to have international driving permits, said spokeswoman Paula Rivera. So the suspension makes no difference.It didnt have an effect upon us, she said. Visitors who drive in Florida still must have a valid license from another U.S. state or territory or from their country of residence. Harry Oberman, a retired telecommunications professional from Quebec who spends much of the winter in South Florida, said he worries that the law might still be enforced as long as its on the books. Its a concern being expressed by fellow Canadians, he said in an interview from Hallandale Beach.I was worried, the truth be said, Oberman said. Because Im a very lawful guy. Foreign visitors can drive here without permitsBy INA PAIVA CORDLE and HANNAH SAMPSONMiami HeraldTOURISM GUEVERRAVisitors must have a valid license from their country of residence.
Younger veterans still struggleTwo months after completing his five-plus years as an Army medic, Dan Huber is still looking for a job. And while hes had some promising interviews, he has no assurances the search will end soon. Thats given him some insight that he shares with some of his buddies back at Fort Polk in Louisiana: Dont wait until youve left the military to determine how youll make ends meet as a civilian.Ive told them: Hey, man, you guys have really got to start planning months and months in advance. Its not just planning for interviews. Its planning to make sure youll be afloat in this time period, which you dont know how long will take, said Huber, 26, of Waukesha, Wis.Although veterans as a whole have a lower unemployment rate than the nation at large, younger veterans who served in the years following the Sept. 11 attacks are having a much harder time finding work. The unemployment rate for veterans between 18 and 24 exceeded 20 percent last year. It was also in double digits for those 25-34. The unemployment rate for both age groups was higher than for their non-veteran peers and much higher than the national average. The job problems for younger vets have continued despite a wide range of private and public efforts. Congress approved tax credits for companies that hire veterans. Federal agencies stepped up their preferential hiring of vets. Many thousands are taking advantage of a generous package of educational benefits instead of entering the job market. Companies such as WalMart, General Electric and many others announced programs designed to hire more veterans. And organizations like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have helped put on hundreds of job fairs around the company. Kevin Schmiegel, a retired lieutenant colonel who spent years trying to get young Marines to re-enlist, says the youngest vets are making a couple of critical mistakes when it comes to searching for a job. With little job experience outside the military, many cant explain how the skills they learned in the military translate to the private sector, said Schmiegel, now executive director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes program. The program has helped more than 14,000 veterans land jobs and will be finetuning its focus over the coming to year to help younger vets, as well as military spouses. Trooper Deon Cockrell, military liaison for the Texas Department of Public Safety, had a similar take at a recent job fair in Oklahoma City. He said the discipline and skills acquired during military service translate well to a career in law enforcement.Alot of them dont know that theyre eligible, Cockrell said. They can walk from uniform to uniform.Congress tried to help with the transition to civilian life. Since November 2011, departing service members are required to attend various workshops designed to help them with such things as how to write effective resumes and cover letters and improve their interview skills. Previously, the training was voluntary, which greatly lessened participation rates. I definitely wasnt focused on it, and I wasnt prepared for such a lengthy ordeal that is applying for a real, sustainable job, said Huber, who served in Baghdad in 2008. Curtis Coy, an undersecretary at the Veterans Affairs Department, said expanded educational benefits are playing an important role in lowering the unemployment rate as hundreds of thousands of veterans attend college through a program that covers tuition and fees, housing, books and relocation expenses.Jobs scene improves but still toughBy KEVIN FREKING and TIM TALLEYAssociated Press Wednesday,February 20,2013 7A Keynoter KeysNet.com NOTICE OF APPLICA TION ASSIST ANCE FOR SEWER CONNECTION Leslie Robinson of Meridian Community Services Group, Inc. will be holding special sessions in Marathon at City Hall to assist homeowners who would like to apply for sewer connection financial assistance. Appointments are available:Thursday, February 21st, 2013 from 10 am to 4 pm and Thursday February 28th, 2013 from 10 am to 4 pm Walk-ins are welcome on these dates on a first come, first serve basis. Additional dates may be scheduled if required. For appointments call 305-294-1000. Applications are funded according to first come, first ready. Funding is limited. All applications are subject to review. GRANT FUNDING FOR SEWER CONNECTIONS FOR LOW -T O-MODERA TE INCOME RESIDENTS The City of Marathon is seeking applicants to participate in the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program. The program provides funding for sewer connections for income-eligible single-family units located in Monroe County. Rental properties are eligible for assistance if the beneficiaries meet the income-eligibility requirements and are full-time residents; and the property owner agrees to provide a three-year affordability period. Assistance is available on a first come, first ready-to-be-served basis. Program funds will pay for eligible activities, which include sewer lateral connection, permit fees, septic system abandonment, site restoration and other construction costs. System development/impact fees are not eligible costs. Past expenses for sewer connections are not eligible for reimbursement. Currently funds are available to assist a limited number of homeowners. All applicants must be income eligible. Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirement for this program: APPLICANTS FOR SINGLE-FAMILYASSISTANCE MUSTBE PERMANENT RESIDENTS OFMONROE COUNTY CENTRALSEWER IS AVAILABLE OR WILLSOON BE AVAILABLE THE HOME IS LOCATED WITHIN MARATHONS CITYLIMITS TOTALHOUSEHOLD INCOME IS ATOR BELOWTHE INCOME LIMIT LISTED BELOW: Household12345678 SizePersonPersonPersonPersonPersonPersonPersonPerson Monroe County Income Limits$46,250$52,850$59,450 $66,050$71,350$76,650$81,950 $87,200 EQUALOPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER HANDICAPACCESSIBLE FACILITIESPublished Keynoter 2-16-13 & 2-20-13 CITYOFMARATHON, FLORIDA9805 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL33050 Phone: (305) 743-0033 Dog Walker Dog Trainer Dog CaretakerCall Ed at 973-670-5416 Metal Tile Shingle Free Estimates Serving the Florida Keys Licensed,Insured & Bonded A l l A r e a R o ofin g& W a t e r p r o of in g I n c 3 0 5 7 4 7 8 2 1 3CCC1328509 Florida KeysBusiness Cards Business Visitor numbers are on the riseArecord number of tourists flocked to Florida in 2012 as the economic rebound took hold, the states tourism agency reported Monday. Preliminary reports by Visit Florida showed a record 89.3 million tourists visited the state in 2012, a 2.3 percent increase over 2011, which was also a record year. Gov. Rick Scott said the states tourism sector impact on the overall economy was huge, with more than 1 million Floridians employed in tourism-related fields.The numbers are ascertained from the states large markets such as Miami, Orlando and Tampa, and local numbers werent immediately available, according to the Monroe County Tourist Development Council and the Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West.I know its been good but I dont have numbers yet, said Jodi Weinhofer, director of the Lodging Association. Business has definitely been good. Overseas travel was especially strong, with the number of foreign travelers surpassing 10 million for the first time, a 9 percent increase over 2011. Canadian visitors represented more than a third of that total, with 3.6 million Canadian tourists making the trek in 2012, a 7.3 percent increase over the year before. Welcoming 2 million more visitors in 2012 marks the second consecutive record year for tourism in the Sunshine State, Scott said in a statement. With the hospitality sector ending the year up 30,300 jobs, its clear that more visitors means more jobs for Florida familiesPast year is apparently record yearNews Service of FloridaTOURISMChambe r i n stalls office r sThe Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce installed its new officers on Jan. 26 and also handed out its annual business awards.Installed by Monroe County Mayor George Neugent at ZaZa Pizzeria Napoletana on Sugarloaf Key were Steve Miller, president; Kim Trice, five vice president; Cathy Talcott, second vice president; Susan Miller, membership vice president; Sheila Cantler, treasurer; Leslie Valant, parliamentarian; and Carole Stevens, secretary.Other directors are Marie Boyett, Debbie Novak, Judy Rowley, Kelly Kline, Josh Eitel and Gary Andelin. The following awards were given out:Volunteers of the year: Florida SeaBase Brinton Environmental Center.Business Beautification: ZaZa Pizzeria Napoletana.Outstanding Community Spirit: News-Barometer.Business of the Year: Centennial Bank.Helping Hands awards: Cappy Kauffman and Cheryl Eger (chamber staff).Special appreciation: Lynne Hankins-Fielder, chamber attorney.Presidents Award: Jean Bell, Ecurie Vitesse Sports Club. The chambers next after-hours business social is at Jess Von Dee Studioz Inc., 30945 Avenue A, Big Pine Key. It runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and costs $10 per person. Hot and cold hors doeuvres and libations will be provided.Awards also given out for 2012 effortsLOWER KEYSTax help is now availableFree federal income tax preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with middle or low incomes is now available from AARPTax-Aide through April 15 in the Keys. You dont need to be a member of AARPor a retiree, although special attention is given to those age 60 and older. AARPTax-Aide volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, will be available to help with personal income tax returns at the following locations:Marathon library, mile marker 48.5 oceanside: Mondays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Key Largo library, Trade Winds Plaza, mile marker 101.4, Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Marathon Senior Center, 33rd Street: Wednesdays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.Harvey Government Center, Truman Avenue, Key West: Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Big Pine Senior Center, Key Deer Boulevard, Thursdays from 1 to 4:30 p.m. No appointments are taken; taxpayers are helped on a first-come, first-served basis. You must bring a copy of last years tax return and all W-2 and 1099 forms, along with Social Security cards for yourself and any dependents, your photo ID and any other pertinent information.AARP program is operating throughout KeysPERSONAL FINANCE THE WORKPLACE Job seeker Brett Culver (left) of Newalla,Okla., formerly of the Air Force,talks with Texas state trooper Deon Cockrell at a military job fair in Oklahoma City on Jan.31.Associated Press photo by SUE OGROCKI
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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,FEBRUARY 20,2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B Going on tour The Marathon Garden Club has a big weekend approaching in March with its Home & Garden Tour.Story, 5B Dinner and a movie The Academy Awards are Sunday.Which previous flicks have the best scenes involving food? Story, 4B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyleDolphins sweep the weekendTeam speed, quality defense and two solid starting pitching performances helped the Marathon High School baseball team to a pair of road wins over the weekend in Fort Myers and Immokalee. The Dolphins defeated Evangelical Christian School Saturday morning, 4-3, before heading south and shutting out Immokalee, 3-0, in the evening. Senior transfer student Todd Picariello pitched 6.1 innings in the opening game, allowing three runs on four hits, five walks and three strikeouts. Three of the walks came in the final frame. Hes been with us from the get-go, but had some injuries hes been dealing with, coach Luis Leal said. We got the all-clear and gave him his first start on Saturday. He had no nerves and recovered well when he did get in trouble. For his first start, he did a great job. Not to be outdone, No. 1 starter Kyle Pierce followed with a 10-strikeout complete game in the nightcap, allowing only two hits and no walks. Leal said Pierce had every pitch working to perfection against a big and fast Immokalee team.Fastball, curveball, change up putting it wherever he wanted it. Kevin McKeon called every pitch behind the plate. This is the first time in 10 years Ive let the catcher call pitches like that. Every call he makes has been the right call, he said.Throw in 15 stolen bases and just one defensive error over the two games, and the Dolphins showed how to win doing the little things. Against the Sentinels in the morning, the Dolphins scored one run each in the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh innings to take a 4-1 lead into the last inning.It was just guys getting on, stealing and making something happen. Evangelical Christian was a very good team. We had a couple good chances early and their fielders made plays, Leal said.Picariello walked the first two batters in the bottom of the seventh, who both scored on routine groundouts toThe highlight: Pitcher Pierce is lights out at ImmokaleeBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BASEBALL Velizs arm powers ConchsAt 9:45 Saturday morning, with the sun pouring into Rex Weech Field and the previous nights rain and postponement forgotten, the home opener for the Key West High baseball team finally was about to take place.In the bullpen, coach Miguel Menendez plucked new white-leather 2BBG Baden balls from cartons and rubbed orange dirt on them. Soon, all two dozen took on the look of batting-practice balls, but these were the ones that players such as Conch shortstop Darren Miller would soon swing at against Champagnat Catholic.Miller, standing nearby, was asked if 10 in the morning is a good time for a game. Anytime is a good time, he said between sips of a Pepsi. Miller was wearing the Conchsnew dark gray pants, which had a single red stripe. These are the style, he said. He pinpointed the color: graphite.Fans began to trickle in, passing the 11-time Cafe, the concessions stand where Menendezs father, John, was plucking not baseballs but eggs from a carton. Bacon and eggs and fried rice, too, he said, predicting the mornings favorites. With about 75 spectators settled in the gray metal grandstand, the game, after a half-hour delay because of a late-arriving umpire, unfolded with three scoreless innings. Pitching for Key West was lefthander Brandon Presley, a 6-foot-5 sophomore with an exclamationpoint build and a control problem (five walks). In the first row of the stands, Presleys father, Ronnie, in a letter carriers uniform and four inches shorter than his son, trained a video camera on the mound.In the top of the fourth, Champagnat broke throughHurler mows down Lions in 2-1 victoryBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BASEBALL Photo by BERT BUDDEThe ConchsSteven Wells (7) and Joey Figueora jump in celebration after Wells scored the winning run in Key Wests 2-1 victory Saturday. No glory in LakelandKey West High junior Angelo Guiebs bid to become the schools third state wrestling champion fell short Saturday at the Lakeland Arena when he lost in the 106pound 1Achampionship finals, 4-2, to Jake Brindley, an eighth-grader from Orlando Lake Highland Prep.Brindley and Guieb had been ranked first and second in the state, respectively, all season.I was proud of the way he wrestled, Key West coach Chaz Jimenez said of Guieb, who finished the season 46-4.In a match many Key Westers watched on their computers, Guieb took an early 2-0 lead on a takedown. In the second period, Brindley tied it at 2-2 with a reversal. In the third period, Brindley got a takedown and stayed on top.The kid was really good technically, Jimenez said. He rode us out and Angelo didnt have enough to get out. The atmosphere drained him a little bit. Ive seen it before kids get so worked up.Guieb couldnt be reached for comment, but his father, Junior Guieb, said his son was upset immediately after the match, walking away before returning to shake Brindleys hand and his coacheshands. In 10 minutes he was all right he handled it well, he said. Five other Key West wrestlers and two from Coral Shores participated in the tournament.The Conchs182-pound Chase Kelley won his first match Friday before losing toCanes,Conchs fall short in state wrestlingBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorPREP WRESTLINGWinds putting a pinch on anglingSomeone really needs to turn the fan off, because reporting the same fishing conditions week after week is getting old.With the exception of an absolutely beautiful Valentines Day, the winds sent most charter captains to the bayside of the islands or any protected area they have tucked away in their playbook. Thank goodness we have those options.Most of this shallowwater fishing consists of mangrove snapper and Spanish mackerel. The captains in the Upper Keys also have snook, redfish, sea trout and the occasional tarpon as long as its not too chilly.For those salty enough to get out oceanside, the sailfish and the king mackerel responded to the cold front by biting a bit better than prior.The yellowtail snapper bite on the reef remains good, with the most consistent depth range at 50 to 70 feet. And as a nice bonus, there are quite a few mutton mixed in with the yellowtail.Fishing in Hawk Channel remains excellent for all the snapper species as well as cero, Spanish and king mackerel.SeaSquared on TVWe invite you to tune in to George Poveromos World of Saltwater Fishing today at 3 p.m. on the NBC Sports Network. George and I go catchand-release shark fishing in the shallow backcountry waters behind Marathon, where we have lemon sharks swarming around the boat. The show airs again Saturday at 10 a.m. To find out more, go to www.GeorgePoveromo .com .The weeks bestAmy Kjaen Hammer brought her Agame all the way from Raleigh, N.C., to the Seven Mile Bridge. After a good, long fight, she whipped a spirited 50-pound tarpon aboard the Beckoning with Capt. Jeff Knapp. The Aldrich family, from Canada, fished the bay with Capt. Larry Bell and mate Alex Bell aboard the Blue Magic They caught mackerel and snapper and released a 60-pound Goliath grouper and some short cobia. With the exception of two trips to the reef, the SeaSquared crew spent the week fishing in the bay.Capt. Wayne Burre took the Mast group, from Ohio, to the reef, where they caught a bunch of yellowtail and lost a big kingfish. And a group ofThe bayside seemingly is the best betFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSChris Johnson CaptainsColumn Lady Dolphins split two on the roadThe Marathon High School softball team split a pair of Saturday road games in Fort Myers and Immokalee.The Dolphins crushed a senior-laden Southwest Florida Christian School team in the morning, 22-6, before dropping a tight game to Immokalee High School, 5-4, in the evening. Jordan Roney pitched a pair of complete games, allowing just one earned run on the day. The freshman struck out five and walked three in the opener, while striking out seven with just one walk in the next. Southwest Christian was a last-minute replacement for Oasis High School in Cape Coral.It was a very, very good team. Their pitcher threw hard, curve balls inside and outside, Assistant Marathon coach Bob Roney said. Our bats just ... the girls were on fire one through nine, he said, noting the Dolphins had more than 20 hits in the game. Coach Roney said the game didnt start out pretty, as the Dolphins made three field-Roney again shuts down oppositionBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON SOFTBALL Photo courtesy KAREN McKEONMarathons Taylor Konrath scores during a loss to Immokalee High School Saturday night,5-4.The Dolphins defeated Southwest Florida Christian School in Fort Myers earlier in the day,22-6.See Softball,3BSee Fishing,2BSee Conchs,3BSee Wrestling,2BSee Dolphins,2B
Marathon snowbirds, George Vosmik, Ken Kane, Paul Lewis and Bob Ebersold, did well with the yellowtails on another outing. The Gerdman group fished twice in the bay with plenty of mangrove snapper to show for their efforts. The Burchall family, from Ontario, repeated the process. And on Valentines Day my wife Christys birthday outing with Jersey friends the Tansleys and the Lovelands produced a load of mangroves and Spanish mackerel that we had cooked that night at Porkys.Capt. Moe Mottice, of Moes Custom Charters out of the dock at Turtle Kraals in Key West, fished inshore, where their focus was tarpon, sharks and snapper. In Hawk Channel, more sharks plus mackerel ate well. And offshore, they caught blackfin tuna, with kingfish, bonito and barracudas mixed in.Fishing seminarThe Marathon Boat Yard and Marine Center continues its 2013 seminar series with Capt. Jim Sharpe discussing reef fishing Thursday evening from 6:30 to 8 p.m. their showroom at 2001 Overseas Highway in Marathon (next to West Marine). There will be drawings for prizes, beverages and popcorn.Casting contestCapt. Spiders Casting for Charity returns Thursday to the 7 Mile Marina/Saltys Waterfront Grill at mile marker 47 bayside in Marathon. The contest runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and will benefit the Domestic Abuse Shelter.Capt. Chris Johnson is a member of the Yamaha National Fishing Team and specializes in offshore, gulf/ bay, reef/wreck, shark and tarpon fishing with SeaSquared Charters out of Captain Pips Marina and Hideaway Marathon. You can reach him at 743-5305, SeaSquared Charters.com and Facebook .com/MarathonFishing.Sharks busy for Mottice charterFrom Fishing,1B KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday,February 20,2013 Hearing TestCALLFOR APPT. IN-HOME SERVICENathan Trigoboff (H.A.S., Doctor of Education)C.I.CNearly invisible 100% Digital$79500THE OPTICAL SHOPPEDR. BOILINI'S OFFICE743-8316451-14812375 O/S Hwy., Marathon KeyKey Largowww.hearingaidman.com OPEN FITS $995.00 THE HEARING AID MAN Dave Tammi and his family from Ontario show off their catch of large mangrove snapper,Spanish mackerel and a 20-pound kingfish caught with SeaSquared Charters. make it 4-3 with two outs. Leal brought in freshman Kyle Couty to close after another runner reached base, and he responded with two quick outs for the save.Raymond Crespo was 3for-3 for the Dolphins with three stolen bases and a run batted in, while Ian Almodovar walked twice, stole four bases and scored a run.Carlos OFarrill, Jesse DeLuca and McKeon all had a hit apiece. The evening game was a pitchers duel, Leal said. Pierce struck out 10, while the Immokalee staff fanned 11 Dolphin batters. The Dolphins used their speed to create runs, starting with one in the top of the first. Almodovar singled and reached third on an error. He scored on a passed ball during OFarrills at-bat to make it 1-0. The Dolphins scored twice more in the fifth to give Pierce all the breathing room he needed. Picariello walked, stole second base and scored on an RBI single by Sean Roussin. Roussin then stole second and third base with two outs as Almodovar came to bat. He walked, and Leal had him intentionally get into a rundown so Roussin could attempt to steal home before the third out was made. The strategy worked and Marathon went up 3-0. Almodovar was 1-for-1 with two walks and a run scored, while Roussin was 1for-2 with a run scored, RBI and two stolen bases. Marathon (2-1) was scheduled to visit Somerset Academy in Miami Tuesday, but results were not available at press time. The Dolphins are slated to visit Keys Gate Charter School Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and host Palmer Trinity School Friday at 6 p.m.Palmer visiting this FridayFrom Dolphins,1B Young Canes commanding courtCoral Shores Highs girls tennis team traveled to LaSalle on Tuesday, seeking to keep their undefeated streak alive. Despite losing three senior starters from last springs regional qualifying squad, the 2013 girls lineup opened with team wins over Monsignor Pace, St. Brendan and Marathon High School. Were loaded with new young talent, Coach Blake Fry said. Freshmen and sophomores are playing at a great level already. Erica Williams, returning at the No. 1 spot, is improving against the oppositions best players in her sophomore season and should soon even her 1-2 start, Fry said. Senior Ellie Leopold at No. 2 has reeled off three straight wins, losing only one game in taking the pro sets. ACane freshman, Juliana Pena, grabbed the No. 3 spot and owns a 3-0 record. Sophomore Rachel Walters is playing No. 4 with Maria Lazodo at No. 5. Underclassmen Joshlyn Schipper, Zoe Koval and Michela Laufle are battling for lineup spots. Were very excited about our chances this season, Fry said. This is a very talented group.The Hurricane boys team (1-2) gets a boost from four new players, including freshmen Sam Nelson at No. 1, Chris Slosar at No. 3 and Josh Bernstein working in at No. 5.Senior Ian Wilson, a newcomer, has taken over the No. 2 spot. Cane veteran Cole Houser settled into No. 4. Returning players Guy Snell, Nick Hortensi, Sean Anderson, Thomas Mirabella, Azizur Aziz and Garrett Munshower are contending for spots. The boysteam is solid and a great surprise, Fry said. Theyre all very strong and simply lack high-school match time.Results from Tuesdays trip were pending at press time.The Hurricane boys play Belen Jesuit at home at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Westminster Christian visits Tavernier for girls and boys action at 2 p.m. Monday. Key West High School arrives at 2 p.m. Feb. 27.CORAL SHORES TENNISBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comLady Conchs split with SabresFreshman Jewls Castillo pitched a two-hit shutout and the Key West High softball team defeated St. Brendan, 10-0, to salvage a split in a District 16-4Adoubleheader Saturday in Miami. In the opener, won by the Sabres, 6-5, senior Devin Osterhoudt homered in the seventh inning, but the next three batters were retired. Lauren Schoneck had a triple and two singles for the Conchs, and Adriana Garcia had two singles. Desirae Laguna, the losing pitcher, allowed four hits and struck out six. St. Brendan scored three runs in the fifth inning, aided by two walks and two errors.In the second game, Key West jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first inning on a passed ball and a sacrifice fly by Osterhoudt. The Conchs added three in the second, two on a triple by Raquel Schoneck.The Conchs stopped a Sabresrally in the third when Castillo struck out two batters after catcher Priscilla Gartenmayer had thrown out a runner at second.Later in the game, Lindsey Free had a two-run single, and she scored the 10th run in the fifth on an error. The game was ended by the states 10run mercy rule.Raquel Schoneck and Osterhoudt each had two hits, and Lauren Schoneck and Selyne Casas added singles.The Conchs (2-1) will play at South Dade at 7 p.m. Friday and 1 Saturday afternoon. They will host Marathon at 7 next Wednesday.Gruba leads trackJunior Jack Gruba won two field events and Key West High distance runners broke school records at Saturdays Westminster Academy Relays in Fort Lauderdale.Gruba won the shot put with a heave of 41 feet and the discus with a toss of 128 feet, 7 inches.The Key West team of Catherine Richardson, Raquel Roberts, Liz Czerwinski and Tristin Milliken finished fourth in the girls distance medley in 14:16, breaking the old school record by three seconds.And the boys distance medley team of Julian Ramirez, Shayne Alongo, Everett Wagner and Brock Guzman was second in 11:38, eclipsing the old mark by nine seconds.By DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST SPORTSJarred Kruse of Gulliver Prep, 10-0, and to Jim Connaghan of Lemon Bay, 8-5.Injuries forced both John Pozzi (195) and Uriel Diaz (152) to default after they had split their first two matches, and heavyweight Kenneth Sagan was eliminated after losing his first two matches.Roberto Val, at 225, lost his first match but stormed back to win three in a row, giving him a chance for a medal. But after his match for fifth place with Tampa Robinsons Kendonte Nichols, a shoving match between the two ensued and both were disqualified (Nichols had won, 10-3). Both Coral Shores wrestlers, 160-pound John Mulkeen and 195-pound Sterling Hill-Ridgeway, lost their two matches on Friday and were eliminated. Because Key West lost the points Val had earned in his victories, the Conchs and Coral Shores tied for 68th in the 84-team event, which was won by Lake Highland Prep.Seasons end at state tourneyFrom Wrestling,1BPhoto courtesy KAREN McKEONMarathons Todd Picariello delivers a pitch during Saturdays 4-3 win over Evangelical Christian School.The senior threw 6.1 innings,allowing three runs on four hits, five walks and three strikeouts. GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551
for a 1-0 lead on a passed ball after a double and single, ending Presleys day. (Ronnie left shortly afterward to tend to his route.) Menendez brought in freshman second baseman Gregory Veliz to pitch and few could have expected the show he would put on. He struck out the first batter he faced, then walked Nosomy Diaz. But after a wild pitch, Veliz whirled and picked Diaz off second base to end the inning. In the first three innings, the Conchs were hitless against hard-throwing Abraham Figueira and had not gotten a ball out of the infield. Things stayed bleak in the bottom of the fourth, but with two outs and Figueira a strike from ending the inning, Andrew Freeman bounced a single into left field.After a wild pitch, Freeman stole third and then came home with the tying run when Veliz singled to center.With the score 1-1, the Lions were helpless the rest of the way against Veliz, who struck out eight of the final 11 batters he faced and he picked another runner off second in the sixth. In the bottom of the seventh, the bright morning had turned into a cloudy, cool afternoon, and everyone was eager to go home. With one out, Steven Wells singled and advanced to second when Miller walked. Hugo Valdes then lifted a pop fly that fell in shallow right field for a hit. Wells, who had stopped at third, streaked home when the right fielders throw sailed wide and the undefeated Conchs celebrated their second consecutive victory. Afterward, Veliz, who had donned a jacket, said, When I was warming up, I knew Id have a good game. Menendez anointed the 5-11, 185-pounder as a bulldog. He reminds me of Orel Hershiser, the coach said, invoking the name of a Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher whose heyday in the s came many years before Veliz and his fresh-faced teammates ever dreamed of pulling on graphite pants.Veliz was confidentFrom Conchs,1B Wednesday,February 20,2013 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Snow Family Foundation The Gentlemens Circle THANK YOUfrom The Domestic Abuse ShelterMonroe County Florida Akey part in producing a movement of men committed to ending violence against women.Without our Partners, the Call To Men 2-day training would not be possible! Living Nautical market is this weekendGigantic Nautical Flea Market, the second-largest boating and marine bazaar in South Florida, returns Saturday and Sunday to Founders Park, mile marker 87 bayside on Plantation Key.Thousands of bargain hunters of all ages and interests flock to browse and buy among more than 200 vendor booths. Secondhand and show-price deals can be found on boats, boat parts, electronics, marine products, nautical gear, dock equipment, accessories and clothing for waterborne sports and recreation. No box of loose parts is left unturned as those attending search for an oddball fitting or deep discounts on fishing gear, rods, reels, line and lures or tools. Art aficionados, craftsmen and hobbyists also can discover a variety of items, while sun worshippers can enjoy a day at the park. Flea market hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Breakfast is available daily starting at 8 a.m. for an allyou-can-eat-pancakes price of $5 per person. Parking is available at Coral Shores High School, mile marker 90, with free shuttle transportation to the market grounds.Admission to the open-air event is free, although a $5 donation to the Upper Keys Rotary Foundation Scholarship fund is requested.The official Giant Nautical Flea Market event guide is in todays Keynoter .For those not going to the flea market but just driving past be patient because thousands of autos will result in massive traffic congestion both northbound and southbound.Thousands coming out to FoundersISLAMORADAKeynoter photos by KEVIN WADLOWNo matter what you need when it comes to marine gear,youll likely find it at the Giant Nautical Flea Market this weekend. ing errors leading to three first-inning runs for the Kings. The Kings scored two more unearned runs in the third.But the Dolphins bats made up for any shortcomings in the field. Savannah Rodamer had a huge game, going 5-for-6 with five doubles and two RBI. Jordan Roney was 3-for5, with three singles and two RBI, while Taylor Konrath was 2-for-5 with a three-run homer. Amanda Bruland, Ashlyn Katz, Samantha Bonilla and Abi Connell each had two hits. Marathon scored six runs in the third inning, five in the fourth, one in the fifth and eight in the sixth. The Kings scored just one in the sixth, giving the Dolphins the mercy-rule victory. The Dolphins struggled defensively in the night game against Immokalee, with five errors leading to all five Indians runs. Marathon opened the scoring in the top of the fourth inning with two runs. Konrath was hit by a pitch and Bonilla tripled her home to make it 1-0. Sacha Olivera later singled home Bonilla. The Dolphins added two more runs in the fifth but allowed four unearned runs in the bottom half to trail 5-3 heading into the sixth. The Dolphins scored one run in the sixth, and loaded the bases in the last inning for Olivera. She worked a 30 count, but had three straight questionable strikes called against her to end the game. Marathon (2-2) was scheduled to visit Somerset Academy Tuesday, but results were not available at press time. The girls were also slated to visit Westminster Christian School Wednesday at 7 p.m. and Keys Gate Charter School Thursday at 4 p.m.Konrath hits 3-run homerFrom Softball,1BBaseball Hurricanes host Ransom RaidersAfter a Friday rainout, Coral Shores High plays its first South Florida Baseball Conference game at home Thursday. The Canes (0-1) take on Ransom Everglades in the 6 p.m. start at Founders Park in Islamorada. Fridays planned conference opener at Miami Country Day was washed out. The rescheduling has not been decided. The Canes travel to St. Brendan for a state District 16-4Agame on Tuesday. Island Christian School opened its season Friday with a 12-0 loss to visiting Miami Christian (1-1), and was scheduled to play Princeton Christian on Tuesday (results and highlights not available at press time). The young Eagles host Marathon High Schools junior varsity at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 26. In other Upper Keys prep sports this week:Island Christians girls softball team plays a home game against Miami Country Day at 4 p.m. Thursday at Founders Park.Coral Shoresboys lacrosse team takes on district rival Gulliver Prep at 7 p.m. today at the school field in Tavernier (JVat 5 p.m.)The Lady Cane lacrosse team opens its regular season at home in a 4:30 p.m. Thursday match at Coral Shores. Alacrosse doubleheader against Coral Reef will be served up Friday at Coral Shores. The girls team plays at 4:30 p.m. with the boys following at 7 p.m.ICS Eagles also taking the fieldUPPER KEYSKeynoter Staff
Oscar movies are hits, too, this yearHow accurate is Zero Dark Thirty? Is Lincoln an epic of historical recreation or a high school history lesson? What did you think of Django Unchained? Can we get Anne Hathaway something to eat, already? As a crop, this years nine best picture nominees has been one of the most talkprovoking, Op-Ed-generating bunches in recent Oscar history. From Argo to Life of Pi, theyve largely been popular at the box office, too. This year, the question Have you seen ...? has been frequent, and often the reply has been positive. The movies have been debated, criticized, mulled over and tweeted. Above all, theyve been relevant. That hasnt always been the case, particularly in years where most best-picture candidates and this is no slight to their worthiness have struggled to surpass $100 million at the domestic box office. Last year, of the nine nominees, only The Help managed to pass that threshold. This year, five have (Argo, Les Miserables, Lincoln, Django and Life of Pi) and two more are very close (Zero Dark Thirty and Silver Linings Playbook). Many of this years nominees have done particularly well overseas. Ang Lees Life of Pi has proved an international juggernaut, approaching $600 million worldwide. The most heartwarming story of this years Oscars isnt necessarily the 9-yearold star of Beasts of the Southern Wild, Quvenzhane Wallis. It could very well be the pervasive success of serious films for adults. Part of what makes this years class remarkable is that they arent obvious boxoffice draws. Westerns are supposed to be dated. Excessively detailed stories about congressional politics arent usually popcorn-munching hits. Religious-minded films centered on an unknown young actor and a digital tiger adrift on a boat dont typically steamroll like a superhero blockbuster. The movies worked, said Harvey Weinstein, cochairman of the Weinstein Co., which released Silver Linings Playbook and Django Unchained. He called the best-picture nominees the best collection of movies weve had in 20 years and claimed the studios have a new boldness to just go for it. The good news is theres a robust body of moviegoers seeing quality films. Thats the real story, says Peter Guber, the veteran producer and chairman of Mandalay Entertainment who produced the best-picture-winning Rain Man, among others. I have great hope that the films this year that did all this business will spawn more adult films and more films that have thoughtful content. I hope that will be the case, I really do, says Guber. But if you look at the lineup for this year, what youll see is sequels, remakes, re-dos, prequels and franchises. That idiosyncratic movies by talented filmmakers from Ang Lee to Quentin Tarantino can be so lucrative, albeit not on the scale of the $1.1 billion-making Skyfall, suggests that risktaking can pay off. This Oscars batch has vibrancy, with films that have provoked audiences. Kathryn Bigelow crafted Zero Dark Thirty as an almost documentary-like early draft of history, leading up to the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. She intended, she said, to ask the audience to lean into their own conclusions and, boy, have they. No movie has been more hotly debated, from the corridors of Washington to the multiplexes of suburbia.Blockbusters dont always get Oscar nodBy JAKE COYLEAssociated Press KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday,February 20,2013 LIBBY YORKAccompanied by John SimonTO PARIS WITH LOVEFriday, February 22 at 8pmThe Studios of Key WestA Valentine from an American in Paris to the city of love. Featuring selections from George Gershwin's "An American In Paris" such as "Embraceable You" and "Our Love Is Here To Stay" Tickets:$20inadvance,$25dayofshow Reservedtablesfor4or5:$100 Atkeystix.com/295-7676 OrTSKW/600WhiteStreet/296-0458 GenerouslySponsoredbyPierHouseResort WineGalleyPianoBar SeriesSponsoredbyTheGalleryonGreenetskwcabaret series OPENMEETINGBOARDOFDIRECTORSFLORIDA KEYS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION, INC.MONDA Y FEB. 25, 2013 A T 1:00 P .M. FKEC TAVERNIER HEADQUARTERS, BOARD ROOMPublished: 02/20/13 The Keynoter, Marathon, FL 33050 Chefs pick fave movie food scenesWhat happens when you ask a group of food-world luminaries to come up with their picks for Best Food Scene in a movie? You get some unexpected responses. Who knew Pulp Fiction was such a foodie flick? You pick up a few tips, like the Goodfellas guide to truly razor-thin garlic. And there will be bacon. Here are some of the nominations for Oscar-worthy examples of screen cuisine, along with a trio of cocktail recipes, to help you toast this years winners on Sunday in those other categories, like Best Picture. The Oscars air at 7 p.m. on ABC. Fabio Viviani, Top Chef Season 5 fan favorite and host of Yahoos Chow Ciao, took a practical approach for his choice, opting for the Goodfellas scene that shows Paulie slicing garlic with a razor. What a way to get the perfect thin garlic! You can almost smell the garlic and tomatoes and meat cooking in the scene.His takeaway? Doesnt matter if youre a criminal or just a normal guy, there is nothing better than breaking bread with friends and family and sharing food. Add some vino and boom!, that is whats most important in life.No one suggested scenes from classic food movies like Big Night or Tampopo, perhaps not surprising considering that those kind of films dont exactly qualify as escapism to a cook.Memorable food scenes are the ones that sneak up on me, in non-food movies, says Colman Andrews, editorial director at TheDaily Meal.com like the old-fashioned bread-baking process shots from The Bakers Wife, a French classic from the 1930s, and Ray Winstone intoning Im gonna ave the calamari, in Sexy Beast. But the food film moment he thinks about most probably perversely, is the scene in Hookwherein the grownup Peter Pan figure (Robin Williams) joins the Lost Boys in a banquet of nonexistent Neverfood.It just seems to say so much about appetite and the joy that the mere thought of food can summon up.Sometimes movies poke fun at the trappings of fine dining and Stephen Barber, executive chef of Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch in the Napa Valley, is OK with that. He likes the scene from The Jerk in which a gauche Steve Martin, after first ordering some fresh wine, no more of this old stuff, is horrified to find that his dates plate is covered with snails.Barber makes sure staff looks out for customers who may be baffled by what to do with a particular dish.Michael Mina, a Michelinstarred chef and big movie fan, went for something a little different with his favorite food scene the dialogue between Jules and Vincent as they have breakfast at a diner in Pulp Fiction. The whole scene is so perfect, he says. Vincent offers Jules a piece of bacon and prompts a diatribe against pork that segues into why Jules is planning on retiring as an assassin. Its pure brilliance and classic Tarantino.For his part, Mina has no such qualms. Bacon is that one ingredient that you have to have, he says. Just not too much. Mina jokes that he does a bacon check of restaurant menus in his Mina Group to make sure that the dishes arent going overboard with the tasty breakfast meat. Minas a big breakfast fan in general. In fact, when he was asked to cook for a fancy post-Oscars party in Los Angeles a few years back he agreed on one condition: Im only coming if Im cooking omelettes. Omelettes and Oscars? As they (almost) say in show business, break an egg. Here are two cocktail recipes to add a bit of fizz to your Oscar soiree.Spiced spritzerPinch of cardamom.Pinch of ground star anise.Half a teaspoon rose water.One ounce pomegranate liqueur.Half an ounce Galliano (an Italian liqueur).Seltzer water. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the cardamom, star anise, rose water, pomegranate liqueur and Galliano. Shake well, then strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with seltzer water. Start to finish: 10 minutes. Servings: one.Wild meadowTwo ounces mead (honey wine).One ounce St. Germain elderflower liqueur.Once ounce brandy.Fresh berries. In a cocktail shaker with just one ice cube (you should serve the cocktail just cool, not cold), combine the mead, elderflower liqueur and brandy. Strain into a cocktail glass, then garnish with fresh berries. Start to finish: 10 minutes. Servings: One.Paulies garlic method among the memorableBy MICHELLE LOCKEAssociated PressACADEMY AWARDS Associated Press photo by MATTHEW MEADAny of these are great for your Oscar viewing.They are (from left) a glass of citrus bubbly with a small curl of lemon on top,a glass of spiced rose-pomegranate spritzer with a star anise on top,two glasses of sparkling wine,and a glass of wild meadow with berries.The food is canapes and blini.ACADEMY AWARDS KEYSNET.COM
Author Howland speaks ThursdayHal Howland on Thursday will discuss his latest book of short stories, The Jazz Buyer, as part of the Friends of the Marathon Library Speakers Series.Among the stories contained therein: Acrophobia and the Professor, about a distinguished marine biologist battling her fear of heights; American Oratorio, in which an 18th Century colonial composer accidentally duplicates the worlds most famous piece of choral music; and An Army of Beggars, in which a Florida homeowner takes a break from gardening to entertain conflicting hallucinations.Howland speaks at St. Columba Episcopal Church, on 52nd Street bayside behind the Panda House restaurant. Doors to the free event open at 1:30 p.m. to greet the author and for coffee, tea and cookies. Howlands talk starts at 2.Pig races staged starting FridayMarch 1 is National Pig Day, but the Stuffed Pig Restaurant at U.S. 1 and 35th Street in Marathon celebrates this weekend. Along with food for sale, music, a bounce house, pony rides, a silent auction and more, pig races with pigs large and small are set for 6 to 8 p.m. Friday; noon and 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m., noon and 2, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday.Proceeds benefit the Grace Jones Day Care Center and the Kreative Kids Academy.Italian carnival set for SaturdayThe mystery and splendor of Carnevale in Venice calls from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday during a masquerade festival in the lush garden of the Gardens Hotel, 526 Angela St., Key West. Presented by the Sons and Daughters of Italy, Carnevale in Venice-Key West costs $20 for advanced general admission or $25 at the door. There are limited VIPtables available at $40 per seat. Entry includes homemade Italian hors doeuvres and dessert, music by the Peter Diamond Band, a cash bar, silent auction, raffles, a costume contest and more. Proceeds benefit the Sons and Daughters of Italys Key West High School scholarship fund. Tickets are available at www.keystix.com or by calling 295-7676.Learn to respond to Keys disasterThe Key West Police Department is leading another round of training for those who want to join one of the Keys Community Emergency Response Teams. Such teams are groups of people that received special training to enhance their ability to recognize, respond to and recover from a major emergency disaster.Training is set for Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Plaza, 1400 Kennedy Drive, in the auditorium. Its free and lunch will be provided on the second day.To find out more, contact Alan Averette at the Key West Fire Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. or call 809-3933.Moe to discuss harmful chemicalsMartin Moe, a retired marine biologist/aquaculturist and author, leads a discussion tonight on Endocrine Disruptors in Florida Keys Waters at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo. Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that affect hormonal activity in animals and plants. Moe will discuss possible consequences of, and solutions to, endocrine disruptors in our waters.The free program, part of the weekly Delicate Balance of Nature series, is set for the visitors center at Pennekamp, mile marker 102 oceanside. Doors open at 7 p.m., the program starts at 7:30. To find out more, call Elena Muratori at 451-1202.Lower Keys groups sale is SaturdayThe Lower Keys Property Owners Association has its annual yard and bake sale on Saturday at its clubhouse on Bogie Road, Big Pine Key (just before the No Name Bridge. There will be sloppyjoe lunch specials and lots of homemade goods. Doors open at 8 a.m. Wednesday,February 20,2013 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com Island Vision Careis now accepting NEW patients.Dr.John Sheldon's optometry practice services all ages,from kids to seniors.Monday Friday 9AM to 5PM Saturday by appointment6400 Overseas Hwy. 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For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or materials in accessible format, please call the TTYnumber at 305-809-1000 or the ADA Coordinator at 305-809-3951 at least five business days in advance.Publi s hed Keynoter 2-20-13 At Beautiful Rainbow Bend Resort Mile Marker 58,Grassy Key Reservations 289-1554 Credit Cards Accepted The only thing we overlook is the ocean.Open 7 days a week Dinner 4:30 10pm Breakfast 7:30 10amCasual,Gourmet Oceanfront Dining Rack of Lamb Tender...delicious... A hint of rosemary LAttitudes review Feb. 1, 2002 Sunset DinnersNo w only $15.95per person7 nights a week(except holidays)Must be seated by 5:15 pm Come vi s it our online photo gallerie s and s u b mit your own at www.Key s Net.com/Photo s GATORS BIKE BENEFITFlorida Keys Gator Club members Danielle Christmas,Ron Christmas and Janis Jeffers join club President Mike Bier to rally support for the GatorsBicycle Poker Run in the Upper Keys on March 2.Proceeds from the 12-mile bicycle ride and benefit drawing for a $450 bike fund local scholarships to the University of Florida.The ride starts near Snappers at mile marker 94.5 and ends at Coconut Cove Resort at marker 84.8.A $35 entry includes a T-shirt and lunch.For information,send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.For many more community photos,go to www.KeysNet.com/photos. Clubs house tourapproachingSome of the finest homes and lushest gardens in the Middle Keys are to be open to the public during the Marathon Garden Clubs annual House & Garden Tour, set for March 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The annual tour showcases the Keysoutdoor lifestyle and spotlights three of Marathons private single-family homes and waterfront island retreats. They include a tropical rainforest, Tuscan-influenced open one-level residence and grand 4.5-acre oceanfront estate called the Bait Shack. The homes and gardens can be visited in any order. The garden clubs grounds at mile marker 50 bayside also are to be open for exploration, with weekend attractions including an art show featuring local watercolor artists.Ameet-and-greet artists reception is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. March 1 featuring hors doeuvres, drinks and live music. Admission to the reception and art events is free.Hours for the art show are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2 and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 3. All displayed artwork is for sale. Admission for the House & Garden Tour is $25 per person, including light refreshments. Tickets can be purchased at the garden club, mile marker 50 bayside; Key Bana Resort Apparel, 303 Sadowski Causeway on Key Colony Beach; and the Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce, 12222 Overseas Highway in Marathon.The weekend also includes an art showMARATHON LIVING BRIEFS FURNISHINGS TO HABITAT Key Largos Kona Kai Resort,Gallery and Botanic Garden has just finished a six-month upgrade.Working with Key Largos Habitat for Humanity,all 13 roomsformer furniture and window treatments were donated to the nonprofit organization.Here,some of the furniture is loaded into a truck.The entire donation took three months to complete.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday,February 20,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 380171 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2013-DR-112-K Samson Priel Kolet, Petitioner and Angela Shaver Kolet, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Angela Shaver Kolet YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Samson Priel Kolet, whose address is 2905 Venetian Dr., Key West, FL 33040 on or before 3-15-13, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 500 Whitehead St., Key West, FL 33040, before service on Petitoner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: 2/4/13 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Riella Lynn Sims Deputy Clerk Published February 13, 20, 27, March 6, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 381787 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-04-M Middle Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF LAWRENCE A. GOLDSCHLAGER Deceased. AMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LAWRENCE A. GOLDSCHLAGER deceased, whose date of death was December 28, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for MONROE County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS A FTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH A BOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is February 13, 2013. Personal Representative: J. Deborah Balter 74 Tin g ler Island g Marathon, Florida 33050 A ttorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner A ttorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar Number: 283134 P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: email@example.com Published February 13, 20, 2013. Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 381898 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-16-P Upper Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF KURT KLUGER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Kurt Kluger deceased, whose date of death was December 13, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 7417, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 88820 Overseas Highway, Tavernier, Florida 33070. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is February 13, 2013. Personal Representative: Nancy C. Kluger 163 Indian Mound Trail Tavernier, Florida 33070 Attorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar Number: 283134 RICHARD E WARNER, P.A. P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Published February 13, 20, 2013. Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 383018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 442012CA001046A001PK FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION ("FNMA") Plaintiff, vs. TODD M. HOFFMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TODD M. HOFFMAN; ERIC M. RIZZO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ERIC M. RIZZO; GLORIA H. RIZZO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GLORIA H. RIZZO; YACHTSMANS INN CONDOMINIUM A SSOCIATION, INC.; OCEAN REEF COMMUNITY A SSOCIATION, INC.; OCEAN REEF CLUB, INC.; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): ERIC M. RIZZO 57 CAYUGA RD SEA RANCH LAKES, FL 33308 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ERIC M. RIZZO 57 CAYUGA RD SEA RANCH LAKES, FL 33308 GLORIA H. RIZZO 57 CAYUGA RD SEA RANCH LAKES, FL 33308 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GLORIA H. RIZZO 57 CAYUGA RD SEA RANCH LAKES, FL 33308 who is evading service of process and the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the defendant(s), who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: Unit No. YI-103 of Y ACHTSMANS INN CONDOMINIUM, a Condominium, according to The Declaration of Condominium recorded in O.R. Book 887, Page 2275, and all exhibits and amendments thereof, Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. a/k/a 650 BEACH RD. AKA 120 ANCHOR DR. UNIT # Y I-103, KEY LARGO, FLORIDA 33037has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Kahane & A ssociates, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000, Plantation, FLORIDA 33324 on or before March 13, 2013, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or event, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 31 day of January, 2013. A my Heavilin A s Clerk of the Court By Gwen Douglass A s Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: notice@kahaneandassociates. com Published February 13, 20, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 390953 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The vehicle(s) listed below will be sold at public auction for cash at Florida Keys Towing Inc., 1620 Overseas Hwy, Marathon FL 33050 at 8:00 AM on March 16, 2013 in accordance to Florida Statute Section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. Florida Keys Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles/ vessels are sold as is. 1. 1987 MORGA VIN: MGJ31035K787 Published February 20, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 99101OverseasHwy Saturday9am-3pm DIVE EQUIPMENT-USEDREGSUSEDBCS-USED80CF TANKS-FINS(NEW&USED) ODDS&ENDS. MARATHON CHURCH YARD SALE,Sat., Feb 23, 7AM. Kirk of the Keys, Marathon, MM 51.5. By the blinking light. Clothes, hshold, sm furn. etc. DellDimensions desk top with Samsung monitor 19" & Canon printer and a computer desk. $250 for everything! Call Alex (239) 292-7719 WANTED TO BUY Retired Collector Gunsmith buying firearms-ammo. Any condition. Call 305-289-0967 or 732-551-1226 Glass top dining room table w/6 chairs, Rattan. 72" x 42". $425; tile-top kitchen table w/4 chairs. $125. Both in perfect condition. 305-664-1885 PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. FREE STAIR LIFT w/14 stairs. 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We have desk space for rent! 305-731-1183; 731-9751 MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542 FIRST MORTGAGE LOANS Discounted 25%. Currently paying 7.25%. firstname.lastname@example.org. (305) 743-5164 WOW LOOK !!! WOW LOOK !!! COMPETITIVESOLICITATIONSNOTICEISHEREBYGIVENTOPROSPECTIVEBIDDERS THATtheMonroeCountySchoolDistrictwillbereceivingbidsfor thefollowing:RFP515-REXWEECHFIELDRESTROOM& CONCESSIONFACILITY NOTE:OpenONLYtovendorslistedontheDistrict PrequalifiedContractorListJobLocation:RexWeechField/KeyWestHighSchoolStadiumDescriptionofWork:Design/BuildRestroom&ConcessionFacilityBidOpening:April9th,20139:00a.m.Administration Building,241TrumboRoad,KWBidDocumentsmayberequestedfromDemandstarbycalling 1-800-71 1-1712 orbygoingtothewebsitewww .demandstar .com orbygoingtowww .keysschools.com/rfp .Thepublicrecord documentisavailableatthePurchasingDepartment,241Trumbo Road,KeyWest,FL33040.Allbidsmustbereceivedonorbeforedatesspecifiedinthebid documents.TheMonroeCountySchoolDistrictreservestheright, atitssolediscretion,toacceptorrejectanyandallbidsandtowave informalitiesorirregularitieswhenitisinthebestinterestofthe Boardtodoso.MonroeCountySchoolDistrictPurchasingDepartment PublishedKeynoter2/20/13,2/27/13and3/6/13 NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS 100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY 1996MariahShabah20ft Excellentcondition.Runs great.5.7LMercruiser.Rebuilt carb.Recentlydetailed.NADA $6900.ITHASNEVERBEEN INSALTWATER,EVER.No MAKEYOURADPOP!WITHAPHOTOPhoto$2perissue! NEWFEATUREAVA ILABLEINCLUDEAPHOTO WITHYOURCLASSIFIEDSALEADCALLTODAYAND GETSTARTEDWITHACLASSIFIEDEXPERT(305)743-5551 sample KEYSNET.COM GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONSNOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS THATthe Monroe County School District will be receiving bids for the following:RFP515REX WEECH FIELD RESTROOM & CONCESSION FACILITY NOTE: Open ONLYto vendors listed on the District Prequalified Contractor ListJob Location: Rex Weech Field/Tommy Roberts Memorial StadiumDescription of Work: Design/Build Restroom & Concession FacilityBid Opening: April 9th, 2013 9:00 a.m. Administration Building, 241 Trumbo Road, KWBid Documents may be requested from Demandstar by calling 1-800-71 1-1712 or by going to the websitewww .demandstar .com or by going towww .keysschools.com/rfp The public record document is available at the Purchasing Department, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL33040.All bids must be received on or before dates specified in the bid documents. The Monroe County School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to accept or reject any and all bids and to wave informalities or irregularities when it is in the best interest of the Board to do so.Monroe County School District Purchasing Department Published Keynoter 2/20/13, 2/27/13 and 3/6/13
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IfyouareanRN,LPN,PT,OT, PTA,CNA,HHAor Homemaker/Companionand youarelookingforafulfilling careerinhomehealthand hospicecare-pleaseclick, emailorvisittolearnmoreand apply. email@example.com www.vnahospicekeys.org 92001Overseashighway (Tavernier) Customer Service Clerk F/T at Bahia Honda Park MM 37. Must be a team player, have retail food svc & water sports exp. Call Nancy 305-872-3954 Housekeeper needed for daily condo rentals. English/ Bi-lingual. Experienced only. Must have own transportation. Apply in person Continental Inn, 1121 W Ocean Dr., Key Colony Beach. RESORT HELP Immediate openings! Front Desk Receptionist Housekeeping Marathon, 305-797-1707 Part time Guest Attendant for KL waterfront motel. Must provide exc. guest service. Requires great interpersonal skills, attention to detail and passion for hospitality. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org THE MOORINGS and MORADA BAY / PIERRES 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: email@example.com Looking for Teachers Infants & 2 year olds. 40 hr. classes for CDA. Call Barbara, 305-743-3517 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. NOWHIRING SERVER AND PART-TIME KITCHEN HELP. Apply at the Stuffed Pig, Marathon. WAITSTAFF & KITCHEN HELP. Apply at Herbies, 6350 O/S Hwy, Marathon, at the office behind the restaurant. WORK ON THE OCEAN Cabana Breezes now hiring: Line Cooks Food Runners Servers Bar Backs Apply 401 E. Ocean Dr., KCB. 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KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Wednesday,February 20,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: P/T MAINTENANCE Experiencd only, Marathon /KCB area. Send resume to Maintenance Positiion, C/O Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Fl 33050P/T SECURITY GUARD neededin Marathon. Weekend work. 305-684-0033 20 PRO-LINE 2004 Walkaround Cuddy Mercury 150hp O/B $12,900. Offers welcome! Marathon 305-735-4730 28 Proline Open Fishermen 1995. Twin 250 Yamahas. 305-852-1853 22 Angler CC 1995 150 Mariner on SS bracket. Runs great. Winch, T-Top, kicker bracket, new bottom paint. Alum trailer. $6,350 OBO. 207-745-7500 30 CHRIS CRAFT Cabin Cruiser. Handymans Special Great Liveaboard! $3000. See at 2525 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 FOR SALE OR TRADE 23 Suncoast with trailer. 200 HP Suzuki. Needs TLC. $2000 obo. 305-664-1286 boat+trailer 16ftSeanSport, 50HPTohatsu2stroke,s/s radio,depthfinder,3PFDs, rodholders,20lbanchor,3 12vbatteries,cc,bimini.274 EastCahillBPK$3,700330338-1320 email@example.com 55 BOATSLIP FOR SALE or leasein 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 BoatStorage In Marathon MM54 & Vaca Cut Wet slips/dry racks avail immed. No liveaboards please. Call for details. 305-289-0064 LIVE ABOARD DEEP WATER DOCKAGE. A great place to call home. MM92.5 O/S For more information call (305) 853-5604 MM 103 O/S 1 BR / 1 BA In marina. $500 / month + electricity. Call (305) 905-6867 for more information. 1 Dave buys permits So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 29 COMMERCIAL Y & G 300 HP John Deere, low hrs. Fishing & trap pulling. Full electronics. $20,000 obo 305-522-2702, Islamorada 40 DORADO Lobster/Crab boat. 3406 Cat, 580 HP, fully loaded w/electronics & hydraulics. Ready to Lobster! $89,000. 305-393-1415. All types of permits for sale! Rock Shrimp, King Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef & pelagic, Commercial Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Snapper IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com USED FISHING TACKLE Offshore-heavy-light-spinn, conventional fly + antiques. Call 305-743-7225 Marathon. MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 AAA AUTO ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. Cars-Vans-Trucks Running or not. Cash. 305-332-0483 PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540 2009 SUZUKI BOULEVARD C50T Touring bike. 1800 miles. Perfect cond. Book value $5810, asking $4500. (305) 804-6590 PEST CONTROL Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. A/C ARTIC TEMP Res & Comml, Marine, Sales, Repair, Refrig, Ice Mach. Lic#CAC 053827, 743-5288 A/C Marathon A/C & Appliances Sales & fast & reliable service! Lic# CAC017490 743-5051 A/CWindswept A/C & Appliances "Shut your windows, shut your doors, you aint gonna be hot no more!" Lic # CAC056989 289-1748 CABINETS FREDS BEDS Kitchen Korner Real wood cabinets with particle board prices 743-7277 CHILDCARE Demming Family Childcare "Where Children Come First". 421 110 St., Mrthn 743-9619 Computer Networking Teal Tech, Inc. (Lic & Ins) Computer Network Wireless Kim@tealTech.net; 481-6981 Concrete Designs Protect & beautify any concrete surface. Deco coatings,concrete stamping epoxy floors & stained pavers. Custom artwork by Ed Moran! Lic#sp3136. 305-923-0654 ELECTRICKelly Electric Serving the Middle Keys since 1980! Fair prices, dependable! Lic# EC525 743-6098 Entertainment SAM THE D.J. "We Have the Beat To Move Your Feet" (305) 743-9619 www.samthedj.com Marine Construction Are your timbers sagging? Docks & seawalls, etc. Maraton Marine Construction, Lic #ENG232 289-7359 PAINTINGNew Life Painting Painting Concrete Carpentry Repairs. 23 years! Lic#3587 305-849-0293 PlumbingErnest E. Rhodes Lic# CFC1427241 10700 5th Ave, Gulf, Marathon 743-7072 REDECORATE IN A DAY Affordable decorating using existing furnishings. Also organizing, assist move-ins. Lybrand Redesign 292-2682 Stump Grinding Stump Grinding & Fence repair Lic. 1204. 872-9877 Swimming Pools-Fazoli B ros. Pool Cleaning Repair New Construction Remod Maint Lic#cpc1457751 849-8063 TIKI HUTS NEW & REPAIR 305-664-0099 Lic# CYC 000002 Window Cleaning A-WaX Floor & Window Cleaning Res. & Comml Lic & Ins. Free Est. 305-834-1843 WOW LOOK!!! TOMTHUMBFoodStores,Inc. OffersthefollowingpositionsinMONROECOUNTY*Managers&ManagerTrainees *AssistantManagers *StoreClerksThreeshiftsavailable:6amto2pm 2pmto10pm 10pmto6amToapplypleasecall786-295-5307 andaskforClevelandMathis Wewilltrain. Noexperienceneeded. Competitivewagesandbenefits.DFWP.E.O.E. Wantedexperiencedplumbers, Marathon.Validdriverslicense Required.Alsohelpersneeded withexp.orwilltraintherightperson. Salarydependentonexperience. Applyinperson107005thAve.Gulf FACILITIESMAINTENANCEMECHANICTheFloridaKeysAqueductAuthorityis lookingfora FacilitiesMaintenance Mechanic toperformskilledmaintenance andrepairofbuildings,grounds,and equipment;includingpumpsandmotors. Qualifications:highschooldiplomaorGED; supplementedbytwo(2)yearsprevious experienceand/ortrainingthatincludes constructiontrades,(i.e.carpentry,masonry,plumbing, and/orelectrical).MusthaveavalidFLdriverslicense.Must beabletoobtainanFDEPLevel3Distributionlicenseor minimumFloridaClassCWTPOlicense,orhigherwithin 18mosofhiredate.SalaryRange$43,161.-$51,794. JobLocation:Marathon,FL Sendapplication(seeJob Opportunitiesatwww.fkaa.com)by5:00p.m.on02/25/13 firstname.lastname@example.org. EEO,VPE,ADA On The Water PROPTECPropeller & Machining Ctr. 210-20th. Street Marathon, Fl. 33050 Machining and Welding Grant Murdoch Bus: 305-743-4004 Cell: 305-731-8377 KEYS INSURANCE SERVICESNeed Boat Insurance??We have the markets to insure your boat!Call us T oday!!! Marathon (305) 743-0494Key Largo (305) 453-1445 Key West (305) 294-4494 22 Angler CC 1995 150 Mariner on SS bracket. Runs great. Winch, T-Top, kicker bracket, new bottom paint. Alum trailer. $6,350 OBO. 207-745-7500 30 CHRIS CRAFT Cabin Cruiser. Handymans Special Great Liveaboard! $3000. See at 2525 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 FOR SALE OR TRADE 23 Suncoast with trailer. 200 HP Suzuki. Needs TLC. $2000 obo. 305-664-1286boat+trailer 16ftSeanSport, 50HPTohatsu2stroke,s/s radio,depthfinder,3PFDs, rodholders,20lbanchor,3 12vbatteries,cc,bimini.274 EastCahillBPK$3,700330338-1320 email@example.com 55 BOATSLIP FOR SALE or leasein 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 BoatStorage In Marathon MM54 & Vaca Cut Wet slips/dry racks avail immed. No liveaboards please. Call for details. 305-289-0064 LIVE ABOARD DEEP WATER DOCKAGE. A great place to call home. MM92.5 O/S For more information call (305) 853-5604 MM 103 O/S 1 BR / 1 BA In marina. $500 / month + electricity. Call (305) 905-6867 for more information. 1 Dave buys permits So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 29 COMMERCIAL Y & G 300 HP John Deere, low hrs. Fishing & trap pulling. Full electronics. $20,000 obo 305-522-2702, Islamorada 40 DORADO Lobster/Crab boat. 3406 Cat, 580 HP, fully loaded w/electronics & hydraulics. Ready to Lobster! $89,000. 305-393-1415. All types of permits for sale! Rock Shrimp, King Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef & pelagic, Commercial Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Snapper IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com USED FISHING TACKLE Offshore-heavy-light-spinn, conventional fly + antiques. Call 305-743-7225 Marathon. MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 AAA AUTO ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. Cars-Vans-Trucks Running or not. Cash. 305-332-0483 PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540 2009 SUZUKI BOULEVARD C50T Touring bike. 1800 miles. Perfect cond. Book value $5810, asking $4500. (305) 804-6590 PEST CONTROL Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. A/C ARTIC TEMP Res & Comml, Marine, Sales, Repair, Refrig, Ice Mach. Lic#CAC 053827, 743-5288 A/C Marathon A/C & Appliances Sales & fast & reliable service! Lic# CAC017490 743-5051 A/CWindswept A/C & Appliances "Shut your windows, shut your doors, you aint gonna be hot no more!" Lic # CAC056989 289-1748 CABINETS FREDS BEDS Kitchen Korner Real wood cabinets with particle board prices 743-7277 CHILDCARE Demming Family Childcare "Where Children Come First". 421 110 St., Mrthn 743-9619 Computer Networking Teal Tech, Inc. (Lic & Ins) Computer Network Wireless Kim@tealTech.net; 481-6981 Concrete Designs Protect & beautify any concrete surface. Deco coatings,concrete stamping epoxy floors & stained pavers. Custom artwork by Ed Moran! Lic#sp3136. 305-923-0654 ELECTRICKelly Electric Serving the Middle Keys since 1980! Fair prices, dependable! Lic# EC525 743-6098 Entertainment SAM THE D.J. "We Have the Beat To Move Your Feet" (305) 743-9619 www.samthedj.com Marine Construction Are your timbers sagging? Docks & seawalls, etc. Maraton Marine Construction, Lic #ENG232 289-7359 PAINTINGNew Life Painting Painting Concrete Carpentry Repairs. 23 years! Lic#3587 305-849-0293 PlumbingErnest E. Rhodes Lic# CFC1427241 10700 5th Ave, Gulf, Marathon 743-7072 REDECORATE IN A DAY Affordable decorating using existing furnishings. Also organizing, assist move-ins. Lybrand Redesign 292-2682 Stump Grinding Stump Grinding & Fence repair Lic. 1204. 872-9877 Swimming Pools-Fazoli B ros. Pool Cleaning Repair New Construction Remod Maint Lic#cpc1457751 849-8063 TIKI HUTS NEW & REPAIR 305-664-0099 Lic# CYC 000002 Window Cleaning A-WaX Floor & Window Cleaning Res. & Comml Lic & Ins. Free Est. 305-834-1843 WOW LOOK!!! MARA THON Deliver newspapers 7 days a weekbetween 4 a.m. and 7 a.m. Profits up to $500 a week. Stop in the Marathon office at 3015 Overseas Highway to fill out an application. Newspaper Carrier Wanted P/T MAINTENANCE Experiencd only, Marathon /KCB area. Send resume to Maintenance Positiion, C/O Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Fl 33050P/T SECURITY GUARD neededin Marathon. Weekend work. 305-684-0033 20 PRO-LINE 2004 Walkaround Cuddy Mercury 150hp O/B $12,900. Offers welcome! Marathon 305-735-4730 28 Proline Open Fishermen 1995. Twin 250 Yamahas. 305-852-1853 YOU HAVE IT.Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in our classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or firstname.lastname@example.org RENTING?BUYING? SELLING?Use the KeynoterClassifieds for all your real estate needs. 743-5551 GET RESULTSWith KeynoterClassifieds 743-5551 www.keysnet.com