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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .6B Living . . . . . . .2B Business . . . . . .5A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .3BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,MAY 4,2013 VOLUME 60,NO.36 25 CENTS In LAttitudesThe Key West Songwriters Festival wraps Sunday, making way for the Key Largo Original Music Festival. Story, 4B Final tumbleMarathons only Laundromat the only one between mile markers 29 and 82 is shut for good. Story, 5A SONGWRITERS FESTIVALMusician Robert Earl Keen (right) helps kick off the 18th annual Key West Songwriters Festival Wednesday night with a performance on the beach at the Pier House Resort and Caribbean Spa.The festival runs through Sunday at venues all over town.For a full lineup,visit www.kwswf.com .Death-penalty phase startsBeginning Tuesday, the same 12-member jury that convicted him Wednesday of premeditated murder will reconvene to hear arguments and recommend whether Jonathan LeBaron should pay the ultimate price for his crime.LeBaron, 36, was convicted of first-degree murder for beating and stabbing to death 57-year-old Cape Coral resident Richard Gardner on Feb. 10, 2009, at a Stock Island marina. Prosecutors from the Monroe County State Attorneys Office are working with doctors to mentally evaluate LeBaron before the penalty phase starts. A6-6 vote of the jury discounts the death penalty from Circuit Court Judge Mark Jonesconsideration of a sentence, while a vote of seven or more in favor would represent a recommendation that LeBaron be sentenced to lethal injection. Both sides are due back in Courtroom B at the Freeman Justice Center beginning at 2 p.m. Tuesday. LeBarons former girlfriend, Kristen Whitmore, the states star eyewitness, told police she met Gardner through her work as a prostitute and schemed with LeBaron to rob Gardner. The day of the murder, jurors decided, LeBaron lay in wait in the cabin of Gardners boat at the Oceanside Marina as Whitmore led the unsuspecting 57-year-old to his death. LeBaron took the stand on Tuesday and blamed the slaying on Whitmore, telling the jury he was in Homestead when Whitmore killed the 6-foot, 1-inch, 270-pound Gardner.In exchange for her cooperation, Whitmore pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and is serving 18 years at the Lowell Correctional Institute.Lead prosecutor Chief Assistant Monroe County State Attorney Manny Madruga painted a disturbing picture of LeBaron andConvicted of first-degree murder, LeBaron now looking at Death RowBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comIN THE COURTS FKAAbill dies due to inactionDespite unanimous approval by the state House, a local bill aimed at establishing an elected Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority board of directors was never taken up by the Senate.House Bill 1321, sponsored by Rep. Holly Raschein (R-Key Largo), was approved 114-0 on April 26 and referred to the Senate Rules Committee that same day, but it never made it onto an agenda and will not become law since the 2013 legislative session was scheduled to end Friday.I did what I could on my end, Raschein said. It had two committees and passed with flying colors last week. Appointments are made by the governor, meaning Gov. Rick Scott would have had to approve the bill knowing it would diminish his authority in that regard. Raschein pledged to file the bill after Keys voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum in November calling for an elected board. The vote was 24,366 for and 10,771 opposed. Sen. Dwight Bullard, whose District 39 includes Monroe County, sponsored the companion Senate Bill 1774. No vote was held in that chamber. Sen. Bullard fought hard for it. Hell continue to fight for it, Bullard legislative assistant Tyrell Hall said.Monroe County Mayor George Neugent, a chief proponent of the change in how the board is comprised, said hes disappointed the bill didnt pass the Senate given the referendum results and the Aqueduct Authority taking on responsibilities as a sewer utility for many Keys residents.Ill be talking to Dwight about this and when 70 percent of the residents want to have an elected board, hes going to have to have some kind of justification for not pushing this, he said. But, Neugent added: Weve got bigger fish to fry.House OKd elected board, Senates idleBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comSTATE LEGISLATURE$16,000 in fishing gear reported stolenFishing is big business in the Keys among not only anglers but thieves. Increasingly, the Monroe County Sheriffs Office says, expensive gear and tackle are being stolen from throughout the county, and the Sheriffs Office is looking for help finding the culprits. The latest hit was Tuesday, when $16,000 worth of rods and reels including Penns were stolen from a house on 97th Street in Marathon. Also stolen during that break-in was a 50inch flat-screen television. Deputy Garrett Test found a window unlocked that might have been the point of entry. There have been a number of break-ins in various areas of the county with fishing equipment stolen, Deputy Becky Herrin said. Fishing equipment has also been reported stolen from docks, fishing boats and storage sheds. On April 23, Murray Marine on Stock Island reported that someone entered the main building and had cut padlocks off storage lockers used by boat captains to store their belongings. Alarge amount of equipment was stolen from those lockers, including many high-end rods and reels, Herrin sad. Herrin said anyone attempting to sell such equipment on the street, door to door or for an absurdly lowCops:Thieves are focusing on such goodsCRIME FRONTKeynoter StaffSee Theft,2AStill no cause for house firesAtin roof wilted by searing heat banged out a disconsolate rhythm against its charred support poles in Thursdays winds, five days after fire devastated two Cross Key Waterways homes in Key Largo. Neighbors on Garden State Lane wondered how the roof, all that remains above a pile of blackened remains, stayed aloft. They also await word on what ignited the fire that started in the elevated home, a mobile home or modular converted into a wood-frame structure over the years, and spread to the doublewide mobile home next door.Right now there is so much destruction and burned area that investigators cannot say what the cause is yet, Monroe County Fire Chief Jim Callahan said Friday.State Fire Marshals Office investigators suspect the fire started in a second-floor bedroom. Additional tests are being done, Callahan said.Both the destroyed homes, on a bayside canal off mile marker 103, were unoccupied when the fire erupted around 1:45 p.m. Sunday.The elevated home at 716 Garden State Lane reportedly was sold for $355,000 on Feb. 28 to Maria A. HiguerasCastro of Miami. The dou-Witness says you could feel the heatKEY LARGOBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWInvestigators are seeking the cause of a fire that turned two Key Largo homes into piles of charred debris this week.See Fire,2ASee LeBaron,2A
blewide at 714 Garden State Lane was vacant after the recent death of its owner, William Billy Marine.Jackie Velaquez, a weekend resident from Miami, returned Thursday from a trip to Pensacola to inspect the damage to her home at 712 Garden State Lane, adjacent to the leveled doublewide.Plastic siding on portions of her mobile home buckled and melted but the structure seemed to remain intact. Some appliances may have been damaged by saltwater drawn from a canal that doused the flames, she said. My neighbors were here spraying my house with garden hoses, Velaquez said. They saved it. Two other Garden State Lane suffered damage. I live four doors down and you could feel the heat at my place, said Frank Moreno, who helped hose down the Velaquez home. There were times we had to move back because the heat was so bad. Strong westerly winds made the fire difficult to control but likely saved the Velaquez home, Moreno said. The fires burned for more than an hour, he said. Flames reached the Marine doublewide twice but seemed to be extinguished, but a water shortage apparently doomed the structure. Water supply was definitely a challenge, Chief Sergio Garcia of the Key Largo Volunteer Fire-Rescue Department said. Water carried aboard tanker trucks quickly was used, and there were problems connecting to a fire hydrant more than a halfmile away, reports indicate.Water supply a challengeFrom Fire,1A KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,May 4,2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.8775 SUN.8373 MON.8474 TUES.8575 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a slight chance of showers. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria.The following beaches have health advisories against swimming:John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,mile marker 102.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald.Keynoter mail subscriptions:$64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail.Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. 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We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSCops:Man stole $8,000 of gasolineAKey Largo man was jailed Thursday for allegedly stealing $8,000 worth of gasoline from his former employer, Amerigas in Tavernier.While working for the company from July to November 2012, Elby Alonso, 50, allegedly used another employees gas card to fuel his private pickup truck and dump truck. The scam was uncovered by Amerigas security and the Sheriffs Office. Alonso is charged with grand theft, fraudulent use of a credit card, fraudulently using another persons identity and fraudulently signing another persons name. His pickup truck and his dump truck were seized for possible forfeiture. 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 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050 JOSH MOTHNER(305) 942-9519 Looking to BUYorSELLhere in the Florida Keys? Call me today! www.SoldInTheKeys.com 12411 Overseas Hwy #63AMarathon 140 5th Street Key Colony Beach Open 7 Days AWeek abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+ FISHER Philip Fisher, 57 passed away Thursday, April 25th 2013 at 3:10 pm after his heart stopped beating his rhythm of life. He will be missed by his Mother, Ann Fisher; his surviving Brother, Peter Fisher; his Aunts & Uncles; his Cousins & Nephews; and all of his friends. A private service was held in Naples, FL attended by his immediate Family. Arrangements entrusted to Garfield Funeral Care Naples, FL (239) 596-5288. www.garfieldcares.com LAVELLEDarlene Joyce LaVelle 03/25/1939 4/14/2013 A 13 year resident of Marathon she passed away in Saginaw, MI. She is survived by her husband, John; children Scott and Dana; sisters Kathy Geneski, and Pat Walters; and brother George Schoults. A Celebration of Life will be held May 4, 2:00 at New Life Assembly of God, Marathon. Shell be missed by many. WALSH Kelly James Walsh, June 19th, 1957 April 6th, 2013. Our brother left us way too soon. This is something he wrote many years ago after losing our Mom. We know hes singing it for her now. MOMMYS SONG "Seven young children, She kept them in place, A beautiful woman, A lady with grace. Up in a family where no one was first, But no one was last for the change in the purse. The winters were cold, But the summers were warm, But she kept us together; Her face was now worn. Time going by and I asked about this, She held me and squeezed me, This came to her lips: "Son cant you see, Son you are me, but youre not the little boy you used to be." As we got older, We left one by one with him being there, It just wasnt much fun. Back to the city and out on my own I had many places, but they werent home. We talked awhile and I asked her about this, She held me and squeezed me, This came to her lips: "Son cant you see, Son you are me, But now be your own man, Be what you want to be". I went away and It was quite awhile Since I spoke to the woman, too busy to dial. Sister calls crying, its late Thursday night, Were all going home, She can make it all right. Saw her there lying Its green and its bright, The smell of the flowers, The cold of the night. Then I looked around me, at what she had done, the four of her daughters, and we, her three sons. A happy thought came to me, I knew she was free, "look what I did with my life, and be proud of me". Hey cant you see, Mom, its still me. But I wont be the same man I used to be. Mom, cant you see, Mom, its still me, But I wont be the same man I used to be." We love you and miss you & will watch over your bride. The Walsh Family price, should be a clue that there is something wrong. If someone tries to sell you any type of property, make sure you call the Sheriffs Office before purchasing it. If the person selling it to you is above board, they should have no problem having a law enforcement officer check it first to make sure it is not stolen. If [the seller doesnt] agree, do not purchase the property. If you do, and you suspect it might be stolen, you could face charges, Herrin said. Anyone with information about the thefts or any crime can call Crime Stoppers of the Florida Keys anonymously. If a tip leads to an arrest, the tipster might be eligible for a reward. The number is (800) 346-TIPS. Tips may also be submitted on line at www.tipsubmit.com .Thefts risingFrom Theft,1A Whitmore as a meth-addled Bonnie and Clyde, scamming their way from situation to situation and ending in the Keys. They shared two things, he said in closing arguments Wednesday. They had a love for crystal meth and they had the ability to show callous indifference to the suffering of others for profit. Their actions have brought us all here today to this courtroom. We bore witness to the brutality of their handiwork. It was not a pleasant thing for us to experience. Throughout the presentation of their case, Madruga and co-counsel Val Winter showed jurors gruesome photos of Gardners badly beaten body. During the attack, Gardner was stabbed nine times, lost seven teeth and had his lower and upper jaw broken. He projected for jurors a picture of a smiling Gardner, followed by a shot of bloody teeth littering the boat cabin. When the day started, those teeth were a part of Mr. Gardners mouth. They had nothing. They were on the run, going nowhere, and the solution was pure evil. Defense attorney Jack Blumenfeld attempted to impeach Whitmores credibility. The case against Jonathan LeBaron depends solely on your believing Kristen Whitmore and your trusting her, he said. And who is she? Aprofessional liar. Shes a prostitute ... not any type of prostitute. As she told you, she offered a girlfriend experience. Its a con. Its making men believe she cares for them. Shes a manipulator. LeBaron and Whitmore were caught in Midvale, Utah, 12 days after Gardners death.Death sentence is possibleFrom LeBaron,1A Keynote photo by SEAN KINNEYJonathan LeBaron reacts following Wednesdays verdict.Zip-li n e hea r i n g take s place Mo n dayIts a safe bet to say Crane Point Hammock and Nature Center officials took extra care when posting notices for a Monday public hearing to consider a passive recreation conditional-use permit and height variance for the Marathon nonprofits proposed $1.1 million zip-line course.On April 15, the citys advisory Planning Commission was at least an hour into the same material it will hear again Monday when 52nd Street resident George Chartrand had the meeting halted and voided.Crane Point was required by law to post signs in advance of the hearing but posted 11-inch-by-17-inch signs instead of the required 4-square-foot signs.What happened that day is we killed the meeting. [Chartrand] is being very insistent about what the code says, and hes right. The meeting never happened and well do it all over again, Planning Director George Garrett said.Chartrand brought the issue up during the meeting, but not before three presenters and several members of the public had spoken. Garrett has said the sign size requirement is part of city code and that the law required ending the hearing. Garrett said Crane Point left nothing to chance this time around, apparently posting roughly 15 correctly sized signs around the perimeter of the property.Around 50 people attended the April 15 commission meeting; the zip-line has been controversial with staunch advocates and opponents.Crane Point wants a variance to the citys 37-foot height limit that would allow zip-line towers to be up to 46.25 feet tall. Garrett said notices for the hearing, at 5:30 p.m. at the firehouse at Florida Keys Marathon Airport, were sent to every property owner within 300 feet of the 63-acre hammock property. Garrett has said the state Department of Economic Opportunity approved the passive recreation use last June as part of the citys application for a Community Block Development Grant for Crane Point. Opponents to the project say it would be an active recreational use not intended on the property.The City Council agreed to pursue the $727,000 grant on behalf of Crane Point. Its based on the attraction creating 21 full-time jobs for a year.The city would have to pay $35,000 back to the state for each job not created. Crane Point has said it would cover the first four jobs if necessary.Crane Point is seeking a height varianceBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONSpeared snook lead to arrestABroward County man spearfishing in Islamorada waded to shore with a big fish just before 1 p.m. Wednesday.The fish turned out to be a snook, one of six snook that Felix N. Acosta Ramirez, 32, of Miramar speared near Annes Beach, reported Deputy Wilfredo Guerra, a marine officer with the Monroe County Sheriffs Office.Acosta was arrested and charged with multiple conservation violations for killing six snook, a species protected from spearing in Florida for decades.Acosta stated that he did not know that those fish ... were not allowed to be speared, Guerra said in his report. Not only were the snook speared, the unlicensed spearfishman shot the fish during the closed season, exceeded the daily bag limit on snook by five fish and killed three undersized snook, the deputy charged. Harvesting snook in Florida Keys waters has been banned since January 2010 when a severe winter freeze killed untold numbers of the hard-fighting game fish that is highly vulnerable to weather extremes. Guerra said he checked Acosta after seeing him diving without a flag off Annes Beach, a popular swimming area on Lower Matecumbe Key. Acosta additionally was charged with spearfishing in state waters of the Upper Keys not allowed and within 100 yards of a designated swim area. Acosta had also speared a parrotfish and four spadefish, the deputy noted.CRIME FRONTBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com ACOSTA
The former Overseas Liquor & Lounge property near mile marker 49 is one of eight properties set to go before the city of Marathons Code Compliance Board Wednesday for failing to connect to central sewers. Probate attorney Richard Warner represents the estate of Joseph Ardolino, which owns the property, and has long claimed the citys action is unfairly targeting the property. But that doesnt appear to be the case. He made an extensive public records request on Feb. 14 asking for city communications regarding the Ardolino estate.Warner claims the estate has no money to connect to the sewer system because the city stopped it from reopening a bar and package store there. It was last open in 2008.The city has maintained that any property owner in the city that doesnt hook up to the sewer system receives a letter from the citys Utilities Department giving them 365 days notice. That window expired March 31, meaning the estate had 15 days to apply for a permit before being placed on Wednesdays Code Board agenda. The $85 permit, good for 365 days, is for a lateral connection to the sewer system.Just days after Key Largo firefighters voted on concessions aimed at saving their department, a new nonprofit company formed prepared to take over fire-rescue services.The new company the Key Largo Volunteer Fire Department will replace the Key Largo Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department effective May 27 unless the board of commissioners that controls the budgets for Key Largos fire and ambulance services agrees to the firefightersconcessions. Members of the Key Largo Ambulance Corps registered the new company with the Florida Department of State last week. Ronald Fell is the companys president, and Scott Robinson and Don Bock are the vice president and secretary, respectively, said Jack Bridges, the Ambulance Corpsattorney. Bock will most likely be the new fire chief, replacing Sergio Garcia. Garcia is popular among his firefighters, but Key Largo Fire-Rescue and Emergency Medical Services District commissioners grew tired of his leadership style. Three of the five commissioners led by Commissioner Bob Thomas voted in March to discontinue the districts contract with the fire department without cause because of what they said was Garcias refusal to take advice from two independent audits and for leading his department through what they said was intimidation and retribution.But since the contract was canceled, no one from the public has come forward to criticize Garcia on the record and several rank-and-file firefighters have told The Reporter they support their chief.Commissioner Anthony Allen and Chairwoman Jennifer Miller fervently opposed their colleagues Thomas and commissioners Marilyn Beyer and George Mirabella on the decision. But the latter three commissioners arent backing down, and in another 3-2 vote last Monday, they decided to transfer leadership of the fire department to the Ambulance Corps. Garcia this week slammed the three commissioners for handing his departments roughly $1.5 million budget over to the Ambulance Corps without bid. He doubts the Ambulance Corps has the experience to lead a nationally recognized fire department the way he did for the past 15 years. The fire departments board of directors responded to the commissioners last Tuesday with concessions that included a new way of choosing a chief the departments board of directors, not membership, would pick the person. Also, the district commissioners could veto the candidate by a 4-1 supermajority. The newly created fire department moved forward this Monday with creating a board of directors. It includes Bock, Fell and Robinson, as well as former district commissioner Mark Wheaton, former fire chief David Gow, former editor of The Reporter and former Key Largo Chamber of Commerce President Jackie Harder and Kenny Edge, a member of the Ambulance Corps.The newly formed company had received 23 applications from current firefighters as of Wednesday, Bridges said.11 years later, woman resurfacesOne morning in February 2002, then-43-year-old Brenda Heist dropped her two children off at school in a small town in Lancaster County, Pa. That was the last time any of her family and friends saw or heard from her until last week.Heist approached a Monroe County Sheriffs Office deputy on April 26 in Key Largo telling him she might be wanted in Pinellas County. When the deputy ran her name, he found that she had been listed as missing and possibly deceased, Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Deputy Becky Herrin said.Detective Sgt. John Schofield with the Lititz Borough Police Department told The Reporter that after taking her then 8and 12year-old kids to school, Heist met with a group of homeless people planning to hitchhike to the Sunshine State. She decided to turn her back on her family and went along with that homeless group and traveled to Florida with them, Schofield said. Heists disappearance shocked her family and friends. Sure, she and her husband were going through a divorce, but it was going very well and plans were made with both of them to stay living near each other and raising the kids together, Schofield said. Pennsylvania television station WGALNews 8 reports that for the past 10 years, Heist survived by sleeping under bridges and in tents and eating discarded food out of trash cans.She reportedly came forward after reaching the end of her rope, authorities said.Schofield said there was no indication at the time that Heist was suffering from any mental condition. There was no mentalhealth issue going on at the time that anyone was aware of. It appears that drugs had nothing to do with it and she was not dependent on drugs, Schofield said. Heists family is aware she is alive and living in Florida, Schofield said. Family members could not be reached at press time but Heist reportedly plans to move in with her mother in Texas.She had left her family in PennsylvaniaBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comKEY LARGO Saturday,May 4,2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com Salad and Bread Service to the table Baby Iceberg Lettuce with Stilton Blue Cheese, Shaved Eggs, Smoked Bacon, Russian Dressing with Knotted Egg Rolls Breakfast Scramble Eggs to order with all the xings Apple Wood Smoked Bacon & Sausages And an array of pastries Array of Artisan Meats & Fromage Island Seafood Display Featuring Key West Pink Shrimp Florida Coast Oysters Middle Neck Clams Carving Stations Rosemary & Grain Mustard Roasted Strip Loin with Wild Mushroom Demi-Glace Whole Roasted Red Snapper with Mango Papaya Salsa & Coconut Curry Sauce Chefs Featured Entres Jamaican Jerk Free Range Cornish Hens with Dutch Potato, Leeks & Sweet Plantain Hash Red Stripe Beer Braised Beef Short Ribs with Trufed Banana Polenta House Made Dessert Display Glazed Key Lime Bundt Cake and Grand Marnier Berries, Flourless Chocolate Cake, Strawberry Tarts, Mascarpone Cheesecake Toped with Peanut Butter Mousse MOTHERS DAY BRUNCHThe number to call for reservations is 305-517-4580 Sunday, May 12, 2013 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. $72.00 Adults 13 and over $28.00 6-12 years Under 5 Our Compliments Includes one Brunch Style Cocktail Bottomless Mimosas or Bellinis $10. 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Opinion & EditorialSaturday,May 4,2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 4A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Richard Tamborrino . . .Advertising/New Bus.Dev.Dir. Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2013 Keynoter Publishing Co. This is the Laboratory for Marine Biology run by the Carnegie Institute on Loggerhead Key in the Dry Tortugas in 1939,the year it closed.For the 34 years it operated,it was considered a pre-eminent marine-science research facility.From the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami: Pioneering researchers in the Dry Tortugas,led by the visionary Alfred G.Mayer, first described and illustrated species of marine invertebrates,fish and algae of the nearby coral reefs. Other researchers made the first systematic measurements of temperature,salinity and pH there,all without modern equipment.Photo courtesy FLORIDA STATE ARCHIVESCELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALGlades boosted by LegislatureLETTERS TO THE EDITORMaintain growth controlsCiting a 2013 Moodys report, state House Speaker Will Weatherford recently noted that Florida is poised to once again grow at the rate of 1,000 new residents each day. Given the history of growth and development issues in our state, that is either good or bad news, depending on your perspective. The last time Florida experienced that kind of growth, the comprehensive 1985 Growth Management Act was adopted by the governor and Legislature. This act was designed to deal with the many challenges new growth presented to roads, schools, drinking water supplies, stormwater drainage, coastlines and natural areas. Even with this program in place, Florida still didnt keep up with all the impacts new growth caused.The 2011 Legislature undid much of the 1985 law. First and foremost, it abolished the states land planning agency, the Department of Community Affairs, along with most of its administrative rules. As a result, concurrency programs to help fund transportation and schools became optional, state oversight of growth and development was minimized in favor of local government and it made it more difficult for citizens to challenge inappropriate plan amendments.At the same time, drastic budget cuts to the nations biggest land-protection program didnt help either. All of this happened supposedly in the name of job creation and economic growth. Now that we are emerging from the economic downturn, what is the 2013 Legislature doing? For starters, it continues to loosen related environmental controls, interfere with local government home-rule authority and tout the need to further streamline regulations in order to promote more economic development. How does this work to protect the quality of life that has attracted our existing 19 million residents? Who ultimately pays the bill?Our organization, 1,000 Friends of Florida, is concerned that continuing down this path is a recipe for future unintended consequences that will cost us all, economically as well as environmentally. Weak growth-management controls, especially at a time when the next boom is at our doorstep, is a dangerous policy. Taxpayers will ultimately pay.This next wave of growth can be accommodated if strong growth and environmental controls are maintained and funded, along with payment of reasonable developer impact costs and effective local and state land acquisition programs. Let your legislators know that Florida must plan for growth if we are to protect our quality of life, natural resources and pocketbooks. Charles Pattison, president 1,000 Friends of Florida Tallahassee Editors note: The letter writer was executive director of the Monroe County Land Authority from 1985 to 1987, and a Monroe County planner before that.Lawmakers correct in extending tax on farms to help finance River of Grass restorationFor those keeping score, Floridas environment won big this year with passage of an Everglades bill that provides critical financial support for cleanup efforts being partially paid for by the polluters. With little fanfare and some quiet backroom negotiating the Florida House took the lead on the states plan for restoring the River of Grass by extending a $25-per-acre tax on farmers in the Everglades Agricultural Area. That tax, set to expire in 2017, will now be extended until 2026. Gov. Rick Scott, who was part of the behind-thescenes negotiations, issued a statement Thursday as the legislation passed the Senate and headed to his desk to sign: This is an historic investment in Floridas Everglades and I want to thank the Legislature, and particularly the House and Senate leadership, for seeing the value of Floridas natural treasures to our communities. Here in the Keys, the benefits of a clean Everglades are pretty obvious. Our drinking water comes from well fields in extreme south Miami-Dade County, tapping aquifers that depend on freshwater recharge from the Everglades. The name River of Grass is no accident. Fresh water from rainfall as far north as Kissimmee eventually wends its way south, bringing life-giving water for plants, animals and people. Without that recharge, Florida Bay would become more brackish and fish populations would suffer if poison from agricultural runoff generated by sugar fields and cattle pastures continue unabated. The Everglades Foundation, which has fought many long and hard battles to convince state lawmakers and federal policy makers to fund Everglades cleanup, issued a statement of support following Thursdays Florida Senate vote piggybacking on the House vote. We remain hopeful that the Florida Legislature will pass the states budget with the $70 million for Everglades restoration as committed by Chairmen Joe Negron and Seth McKeel during recent budget negotiations, said Eric Eikenberg, chief executive officer of the Everglades Foundation. In yet another piece of good news regarding commitments to the Everglades, our nations new Interior secretary, Sally Jewell, took her first official tour by coming to the Everglades. Wednesday, she inspected parts of the 221-square mile Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge and Everglades National Park. Her visit on the eve of the Florida Senate vote was good timing. And lets hope the Legislatures unanimous support for the Everglades bill this session signals that money committed for restoration wont suffer the budget ax in coming years. As the Everglades Foundation likes to point out, one out of every three Floridians (7 million people) rely on the Everglades for their water supply. Thats a pretty big constituency to keep in mind.That wasnt meLetter writer Mr. Blackburn of Marathon certainly has a right to his opinions and I am not familiar with his issue. I just wanted to clarify that the Ted Blackburn of Islamorada (on the Village Council) is not the same guy. Thanks. Ted Blackburn IslamoradaPlumber drips generosityId like to extend a sincere thank you to Tommy Gilmartin, owner of Marathon Plumbing. In 2009, Marathon Plumbing donated a free hookup to our new sewer system in a fundraiser for Patty Donahue. Patty, employed as a bartender at Boatmans Sombrero Resorts Latitudes Bar, was battling throat cancer. Three hundred tickets were sold at $20 apiece. I headed to Sombrero with my donation for the silent action and to a purchase my ticket. As fate had it, I was able to get two tickets. The next morning, I found a letter on the windshield of my car. My ticket (the second one) was the winner. Marathon Plumbings crew of one, E.R., assisted by owner Tommy, completed the job with no problems. I was expecting some hidden charges; there were none. Pattys cancer has been in remission these past few years. To everyones dismay, it has returned. My thoughts and prayers are with Patty. And thank you to Tommy for being a good friend to Patty. His generosity helped us both. Karen Trujillo MarathonThank a nurseNurses serve a vital role in delivering quality, patient-centered care. They comfort, advise, listen and serve as advocates for patients, providing the human touch in medical care. Continually at the bedside, nurses always place their patientswell-being above all else. This years theme for National Nurses Week is Delivering Quality and Innovation in Patient Care, and nurses are truly at the forefront of both quality and innovation.To ensure their patientshealth and welfare, nurses regularly develop innovative solutions and look for ways to enhance care. Their ongoing commitment to quality is what moves health care forward what often begins as a solution for one patient, becomes an advancement that benefits countless others.During the week of May 6-12, we will have an opportunity to honor and recognize nurses for the invaluable role they play in patient care. Please join all of us at Lower Keys Medical Center in celebrating National Nurses Week and show your appreciation to the nurses in your life. These dedicated individuals make a meaningful difference in peoples lives every day. Its their commitment to quality and superior patient care that will ultimately transform health care in the U.S. We value our nurses and sincerely thank them for everything they do. We would also like to thank our island community for their continued support of Lower Keys Medical Center. Nicki Will, CEO Lower Keys Medical Center Stock Island Housing bill awaits ScottWith approval from the state House and Senate, privately owned military housing in Key West and throughout Florida will be exempt from local property taxes pending the signature of Gov. Rick Scott. The one restriction to the legislation, adopted during session this week, is that active-duty military personnel and their families must live in the units for the exemption to stand.The Key West scenario involves the 2007 transfer of 895 units of U.S. Navy-owned housing, not the land beneath it, to for-profit British company Balfour Beatty Communities Southeast Housing LLC.Then-Monroe County Property Appraiser Karl Borglum rescinded a property-tax exemption in 2011 and filed an $11.5 million lien for back taxes, penalties and interest on Southeast properties at Sigsbee Park, Trumbo Annex, Truman Annex, Peary Court and the Branch Medical Clinic.Borglums review was prompted by the increasing local trend of renting excess units to civilians with no ties to the military. Under the pending laws, those units would be subject to local taxes.Florida Keys Rep. Holly Raschein, who lobbied for the legislation, said, I believe this compromise provides the best policy on this issue and helps to strike the necessary balance between ensuring that our local schools and emergency services are properly funded and the need to provide excellent housing options for military families. The proposed law mirrors a 2008 agreement between Balfour Beatty and the Santa Rosa County Property Appraisers Office in Pensacola, except that deal swapped the term tax with payment in lieu of tax although the rate was equal to the applicable tax rates and the money was used to support the same services as property taxes. Asked how making a payment in lieu of taxes is more advantageous to Balfour Beatty than simply paying taxes, spokeswoman Kathy Grim said, Because we are involved in pending litigation that is related to these issues, we are not able to provide any comment at this time. In fact, one piece of litigation involves Southeast Housing suing Monroe County Property Appraiser Scott Russell, asking Chief Monroe County Circuit Court Judge David Audlin to vacate the lien. Both sides are still submitting arguments to the court; no hearing is currently scheduled. For more on this story, go to www.KeysNet.com .By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comSTATE LEGISLATUREPSC staff: Yes to powerStaff recommendations issued Thursday by the Florida Public Service Commission should leave commercial electricity proponents on No Name Key feeling optimistic about hooking up to the grid. The recommendations were issued Thursday in advance of a scheduled May 14 hearing in Tallahassee to consider a March 2012 complaint filed by No Name residents Bob and Julianne Reynolds.Filed against Lower Keys utility Keys Energy Services, the complaint argues that the PSC, not Monroe County, has jurisdiction over electrifying the island.In addressing five separate issues, PSC staff clearly states the commission should deny the countys motion to dismiss the amended complaint and that the commission has jurisdiction to resolve the Reynoldscomplaint. The PSC staff says Reynolds and No Name Key property owners are entitled to receive electric power from Keys Energy under the terms of the commissions territorial agreement between Keys Energy and the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative. PSC staff recommends disposing of the complaint by granting ultimate relief the Reynolds have requested and order that the customers located on No Name Key in Keys Energys service territory are entitled to receive electric service. The 43 No Name homeowners, who now get electricity through solar and generators, have publicly battled over commercial electricity for decades, and until recently there were numerous legal hurdles blocking a resolution.The Monroe County Commission appears ready to wash its hands of the issue, voting unanimously in February to drop a trespassing action against Keys Energy on aerial easements on No Name, as well as an appeal of a Circuit Court decision putting final say over electrification in the PSCs hands.The commission did vote to continue its involvement in the PSC case. Monroe has blocked commercial electricity at every turn on No Name, arguing that its land-use plan, which prohibits utilities on No Name, takes precedence over the state. The county has also refused to issue building permits to connect to the poles.No Name resident Alicia Putney has for years been the driving force against commercial electricity on the 1,000-acre island adjacent to Big Pine Key.The PSC will decide only on jurisdiction May 14. For more on this story, go to www.KeysNet.com .By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comNO NAME KEY
The unimaginable became reality Wednesday for Maytag Clean Laundry owner Donna Farmer. After spending years trying to maintain the business in the face of rising costs due to the sewering of Marathon, the longtime resident shut her business of 31-plus years down for good. The shutters that opened each morning on the open-air business remained closed on the rainy Keys morning. It was pretty difficult having to close the door on three decades of my life. I know I gave it all I could, but in the end it just wasnt enough, Farmer said.There is also the larger issue of where everyone in the Middle Keys that relies on her business will turn to do their laundry. Farmers was the only Laundromat between mile markers 29 and 82.The last gasp of hope came when Farmer received interest from a Marathon property owner whose tenant, a customer of Farmers, approached him about installing a washer and dryer in their unit. The man, whose name she declined to divulge, inquired about purchasing the laundry.He asked why, so he came to see me on Good Friday and said hed like to try to do something to help, she said.The two contacted the state Department of Environmental Protection office in Marathon, and both wrote letters buying Farmer a 30day extension her fourth of her wastewater permit so the potential buyer could do his due diligence. She had planned to close the last day of March.I havent heard anything from him since, Farmer said.Ateary-eyed Farmer told the Keynoter that circumstances beyond my control led to the business closing.Shes been back and forth with the city of Marathon, seeking a reprieve from the enormous assessment and monthly water bill she got hit with when the city installed its state-mandated sewer system.In the midst of that fight, a June 2009 fire at the Maytag destroyed her dryers and cost Farmer $100,000 in new equipment, including a number of front-loading washers. She still owes roughly $67,000 and said the equipment will be repossessed. They said they would sell them for whatever they could get for them and hold me for the deficiency. Who knows what that will be, Farmer said. Farmer, like every business and homeowner in Marathon, is required to connect to the city sewer system.If she sought another extension, received it and kept the business open, shed be faced with a $40,000 bill to abandon her on-site plant. Even after roughly $20,000 worth of donated labor, she still wouldnt be able to cover the cost.Theres costs involved with closing it down and I dont see where that construction money would be coming from, she said.Thats not to mention the washing machines Farmer said are on the verge of aging out. They should be replaced with water-efficient units, she said. In 2009, Farmer faced a $149,000 sewer bill based on 31.7 equivalent dwelling units, which cost $4,730 each based on expected daily water use.The City Council passed a law that year allowing property owners to lease sewer credits so Farmer wouldnt be faced with an untenable bill.Her EDU count was reduced to 19.11 in August last year, and by another 75 percent after that. It hasnt been enough.Farmer opened her first laundry, at 17th Court and U.S. 1, in 1981, and moved to 60th Street and U.S. 1 in 1987. Shes been on a month-to-month lease there for 27 years, an unheard of arrangement today.An emotional Farmer expected to be busy this week cleaning up and moving things out. Everything is up in the air after that.I dont think I could afford to stay; the cost of living is pretty expensive. I dont know what the future holds; its kind of scary, she said. Saturday,May 4,2013 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com MARKETPLACE Recent Real Estate SalesSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 111 percent Based on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) for the period April 21, 2013 April 27, 2013. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, AddressListedSoldListedListing AgentSelling Agent Big Coppitt Key 803 2nd St.$339,000$331,500202Keys Comm. R.E./Gary SmithAmerican Caribbean R.E./Bill Belian 23 Emerald Dr.$410,000$410,0000Truman & Co./Terri SpottswoodTruman & Co./Terri SpottswoodBig Pine Key 30340 Heron Ln.$397,000$301,000324Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Patti NicklessColdwell Banker Schmitt/Patti Nickless 31554 Avenue D$204,900$204,900143Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Kathleen GomezOutside of MLS Lot 30 Long Beach Rd. $520,000$350,000126A Key R.E./B. Martin, R. WnukowskiA Key R.E./R. Wnukowski, B. Martin 1575 Narcissus Ave.$379,000$375,00099Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Stacy ShahanKeyIsle Realty/Karen Chesley 30635 Winifred St.$429,000$410,00087Century 21 Schwartz/Toni SmithCentury 21 Schwartz/Toni SmithCudjoe Key 23052 Snapper Ln.$555,000$525,000203Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Diane CorlissOutside of MLSDuck Key 143 Bimini Dr.$490,000$550,000111Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Debra GrillColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lela AshkarianGrassy Key 57548 Bailey St.$134,900$134,90079Realty World Freewheeler/Claudette Mell RE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./K. Rabito-Show 205 Guava Ave.$225,000$190,00073Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Team CarricaburuColdwell Banker Schmitt/Robin KluckKey Largo 527 Plante St.$279,000$255,000323Barbara Eads Rlty./Barbara EadsCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty./Joseph Brunke 325 Calusa St.$119,000$110,00038Weichert, NuStar Assoc./Joe VigoWeichert, NuStar Assoc./Joe Vigo 1501 Ocean Bay Dr.$599,000$540,000633Century 21 Schwartz/Paul DickeyOutside of MLS 101954 Overseas Hwy.$2,100,000$2,200,000277Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Joe TalamasOcean Sotheby's Intern'tl./Kim Thaler 0 Palm Dr. (*)$37,000$37,000563Keys Country Rlty. & Dev./Ellie DonofrioMarr Properties/Terry Canto 97652 Overseas Hwy.$479,000$425,000324Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Gloria WaltersColdwell Banker Schmitt/Team Barlow 635 & 637 Cabrera St. (*)$120,000$88,000288Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Mary HerbenickColdwell Banker Schmitt/Mary Herbenick 568 Gordon Cir.$115,000$87,000286Bayview Prop./Patricia KetchumMarr Properties/Susan Holler 96000 Overseas Hwy.$499,000$432,000207Buttonwood Rlty./Antonio HernandezOutside of MLS 922 LaPaloma Rd.$317,500$304,999200Realty World Freewheeler/Claire JohnsonAmerican Caribbean R.E./John Vlad 921 Tropical Ln.$299,000$300,000170Century 21 Schwartz/Robert ValenzuelaAvatar R.E. Services/Ramon Navarro 437 4th Rd.$329,000$318,500156Century 21 Schwartz/Linda PerloffShoreline Properties/Karol Marsden 422 Laguna Ave.$1,249,000$1,140,000118Marr Properties/Terry CantoMarr Properties/Terry Canto. 126 Lowe St.$349,000$330,000116Century 21 Schwartz/A. Pridgen, R. SeldenXcellence Rlty./Humberto Jimenez 49 N. Marlin Ave. (*)$69,000$63,300106Marr Properties/Terry CantoMarr Properties/Terry Canto 830 Narragansett Ln.$675,000$670,00093Xcellence Realty/Humberto JimenezIsland Equity R.E./Holly Hight 58 Bahama Ave.$259,900$255,00093Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Sally StriblingColdwell Banker Schmitt/Sally Stribling 26 Gordon Cir.$399,000$380,00024Century 21 Schwartz/Robert ValenzuelaCentury 21 Schwartz /Robert ValenzuelaKey West 1500 Atlantic Blvd.$1,600,000$1,400,000466Truman & Co./Roger EmmonsTruman & Co./Roger Emmons 3655 Seaside Dr.$233,000$230,00045Pru. Knight & Gardner/Caroline NolanKey West R.E. Sales/Roger Holtkamp 3301 Duck Ave.$299,900$275,000264Preferred Properties/Kirksten IrickPreferred Properties/Kirksten Irick 5051 Overseas Hwy., Wk 6 $11,500$10,000265Sea Winds Rlty./Donald HeislerSea Winds Rlty./Donald Heisler 1704 Jamaica Dr.$469,000$430,0001895 County R.E./Dara HooverRealty Exec. Fl. Keys/Darlene Thomas 1411 Petronia St.$949,000$895,000185American Caribbean R.E./Kristen BrennerKey West Properties/Mike Sullivan 508 Louisa St.$169,000$165,000126Location 3 R.E. of KW/B. Batty, J. UnkeSellstate Island Prop./Melva Wagner 5605 College Rd.$599,000$550,000115RE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Jim SpreitzerK eller Williams Premier Prop./John Nazzaro 701 Washington St.$1,980,000$1,750,000115Preferred Properties/Everett WatkinsPreferred Properties/Everett Watkins 410 Porter Ln.$749,000$710,000114Marquis Properties Rlty./Rudy MolinetCompass Realty/Megan Behmke 3314 Northside Dr.$257,000$240,000108Beach Club Brokers/Dawn ThornburghColdwell Banker Schmitt/Alain Majeau 1901 Roosevelt Blvd.$297,000$297,00095Beach Club Brokers/Dawn ThornburghC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Suzanne Washburn 620 Louisa St.$799,000$785,00094Bascom Grooms R.E./Bascom GroomsPru.l Knight & Gardner/Martha Robinson 1115 Packer St.$629,900$603,00080Key West R.E. Sales/Elaine ChinnisSellstate Island Prop.Maya Thomas 17 Spoonbill Way$339,000$325,00072Compass Rlty./Robin MitchellKW Royal Palms Rlty./Scott Forman 618 White St.$459,000$445,00055Preferred Properties/Gary ThomasPreferred Properties/Corinne Held 27 Kestral Way$380,000$380,0003Compass Rlty./Robin MitchellCompass Realty/Robin MitchellLittle Torch Key Lot 2 Maracaibo Rd. (*)$125,000$100,000103Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Banks PrevattColdwell Banker Schmitt/Diane CorlissLong Key 118 Primrose Ln.$419,900$405,000847Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Elaine ZimmermanOutside of MLSLower Matecumbe Key 75631 Overseas Hwy.$1,750,000$1,500,0002668Coldwell Banker Schmitt/M. Newman, B. NewmanIsland Breeze Rlty./Lisa Karp Lot 12 Venetian Blvd. (*)$101,000$98,000251Exit Realty Fl. Keys/Ben DanielsCentury 21 Schwartz/Keith AllenMarathon 19 Sombrero Blvd.$120,000$120,000378American Caribbean R.E./Bill Paulson RE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Brenda Symonds 119 Bruce Ct.$459,900$415,000324Exit Realty Fl. Keys/Lindsay Rabito-LeonardC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Team Carricaburu 1140 76th St.$329,000$320,000112American Caribbean R.E./Kristen BrennerAmerican Caribbean R.E./Stacie Kidwell Bk K Lot 8, Avenida Primiceria (*) $25,000$24,00043Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Amy PutoColdwell Banker Schmitt/Thomas Willi 686 25th St.$229,900$235,00037American Caribbean/Team LabossiereAmerican Caribbean R.E./Paul LabossierePlantation Key 87200 Overseas Hwy.$259,900$265,500203Shoreline Properties/Natalia BoblittColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lizette Miller 173 Ridge Rd.$525,000$460,00098Moorings Realty/Ashley LindmanMoorings Realty/Christy Hughes 87200 Overseas Hwy.$279,000$260,000101 Coldwell Banker Schmitt/C. Porter, J. KellerShoreline Properties/Karol Marsden 137 Rolling Hill Rd.$345,000$321,85069American Caribbean R.E./Kelly ShawRealty World Freewheeler/Claudette Mell 0 Mohawk St. (*)$45,000$42,00061Realty World Freewheeler/Lisa FrinsJames A Flenner/Jacqueline Hampson 87401 Old Highway$55,000$55,00022Century 21 Schwartz/Kathy DenworthCentury 21 Schwartz/Kathy DenworthRamrod Key 27356 Dominica Ln.$924,900$700,000177Third Day Realty/Dennis CarusoInt ernet Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/Gregory Maclaren 27320 Barbados Ln.$425,000$407,500137American Caribbean R.E./Sandra TuttleColdwell Banker Schmitt/Donna PezziSaddlebunch Key 39 Palm Dr.$349,000$337,000226Bascom Grooms R.E./Bascom GroomsBascom Grooms R.E./Edward SalazarShark Key 27 Sea Lore Ln.$1,890,000$1,627,000204C oldwell Banker Schmitt/Team MusmannoKW Royal P alms Rlty./Scott FormanSugarloaf Key 167 Cedar Ln.$850,000$832,500261Mia Howe Rlty./Marie HoweColdwell Banker Schmitt/Patti NicklessSummerland Key 832 Shore Dr.$340,000$320,000297Island Group Rlty./Margarita VillochColdwell Banker Schmitt/Tina Masters 585 East Caribbean Dr.$579,000$500,000264Internet Realty of the Fl. Keys/G. MaclarenInternet Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/G. Maclaren 1355 Ocean Dr.$1,995,000$1,750,000116Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Fred MullinsInternet Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/G. 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With a commencement ceremony at the Tennessee Williams Theatre on Stock Island Friday night, there are now 80 newly minted Florida Keys Community College graduates in Monroe County. That includes 14 nursing students who went through a traditional pinning ceremony. Theyre now eligible to take the state nursing test.This is FKCCs 47th graduating class. Last year, 109 graduates walked in the ceremony, although college spokeswoman Amber Ernst-Leonard said the spring and summer numbers arent finalized so while less are walking, it doesnt mean less are graduating.Chris Minnerly, a graduate of Key West High School and as of Friday an FKCC graduate with an associates degree in science, was this past years Student Government Association president and gave the commencement address.Minnerly graduated from high school in 2010 after what he described as just kind of getting by and, in Ernst-Leonards words, really blossomed at FKCC. I opened my eyes when I came here and saw how things are in the world and learned that it takes a lot of dedication to get change going, Minnerly said. I decided I wanted to get more involved in school. I figured education will help me get a better job down the road.In addition to his leadership and volunteer position with the student government, Minnerly has a work-study job in the colleges Enrollment Services Department and interns for U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia (D-Miami).He was accepted to Florida Atlantic University in January and plans to start studying neuroscience in the fall with an eye on going to medical school. The state Senate on Thursday approved a watered-down version of a controversial bill that could have meant sharp rate hikes statewide for new Citizens Property Insurance Corp. policyholders.But Senate Bill 1770, sponsored by Sen. David Simmons (R-Altamonte Springs), still accomplishes Simmonsmain goal of creating a clearinghouse by which Citizens, the state-run insurer of last resort, can steer policies into the private market.Gov. Rick Scott has mandated Citizens depopulate at least half of its roughly 1.3 million policies to private insurance companies. Heather Carruthers, president of Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe, said the nonprofit supports the idea of a clearinghouse but that it wont immediately affect the Keys because private wind insurers are largely unavailable here. It doesnt immediately affect us, she said, but its not necessarily a bad thing to get out from under Citizens. On April 30, the House approved a new version of the bill, 111-6, and the Senate on Thursday did likewise, 32-1. It now goes to Scott for his signature.The Senate version originally contained onerous increases that in Monroe County could have been upward of 137 percent on new policies. The average windstorm premium in the Keys now is $2,900, meaning a new customer in Monroe would pay $6,873 if that Senate language had become law.Efforts by Keys FIRM, brokered by Rep. Holly Raschein, led to a carve out that protected Citizens policyholders in Monroe County because of the lack of private insurance alternatives. In the end, it wasnt necessary, as the House refused to approve any version of the Senate bill that included statewide rate increases. Im glad we had it [carve out] in there just in case. I think everyone can breath a sigh of relief, Raschein said. The House also rebuffed Senate language reducing the maximum value of a house or condominium Citizens can insure from $1 million to $500,000. It approved a $700,000 cap that takes effect Jan. 1, 2017. The Keys exemption means Monroe County will keep the $1 million cap. The requirements ... do not apply in counties where the [state Office of Insurance Regulation] determines there is not a reasonable degree of competition, the bill says. Most private companies do not write wind policies in Monroe. Citizens president and Chief Executive Office Barry Gilway issued a statement lauding passage of SB 1770.Many policyholders will be able to find more comprehensive coverage at a lower price in the private market. That, in turn, reduces the likelihood and amount of assessments on all Florida policyholders face in the event of a major storm, he said. Original SB 1770 language referred to proposed premium increases as implementing actuarially sound rates, a phrase to which FIRM has objected since its inception in 2006. KeysNet.com Keynoter 6A Saturday,May 4,2013 11050 Overseas Hwy. Marathon, FL33050 119 WBruce Ct. Marathon 205 Guava Avenue Grassy Key Congratulations to the new owners of these 2 Florida Keys Properties!Want RESULTS? 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Kirk of the KeysOverseas Highway at 89th Street Marathon MM 51.5 743-4256Staffed Childrens Sunday School & NurserySunday Services 9 a.m. Contemporary11 a.m. Traditionalwww.kirkofthekeys.com College g r aduate s 80 s tude n t sBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGE Chris Minnerly, 20,graduated from Florida Keys Community College on Friday and was scheduled to give the commencement address.Photo courtesy MARY MARTINLawmakers OK Citizens billBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comWINDSTORM INSURANCE Bands of wet weather dropped 4.14 inches at Key West International Airport Thursday and 5.26 inches at Boca Chica Naval Air Station Key West,according to the National Weather Service.City bus service was suspended and a Bahama Village community meeting were cancelled as Old Town flooded. 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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,MAY 4,2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B Ballroom blitz Know how to ballroom dance and want to teach others? Keys students could use you. 2B Conch Style Check out the latest fashions while supporting the Monroe County Domestic Abuse Shelter. Column, 2B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Reel Rivalsdebuts TuesdayFlorida Keys sportfishing is destined for primetime broadcast attention when a new television reality series debuts Tuesday on the Weather Channel.The first episode of Reel Rivals is to air at 9 p.m. featuring the daily competiveness of Keys sportfishing captains George McElveen, Nick Stanczyk, his uncle Scott Stanczyk and Augie Wampler. The four skippers base their boats at Bud NMarys Fishing Marina in Islamorada.Reel Rivalsis about the competition between four sportfishing captains in the sportfishing capital of the world, said Brad Hebert, co-executive producer for Optomen Productions, which created the show for the Weather Channel. It centers on relationships on and off their boats.Theyre entertaining, comical and [episodes are] full of twists and turns, he said about the 30-minute shows.Hebert and his video production crew focused a slew of cameras on the four skippers for almost a month. They subsequently spent four months in post-production to create six shows that are to air with the anticipation the series will be extended on an annual basis. Hebert says viewers should be forewarned that Reel Rivals is not a typical nuts-and-bolts fishing show, although plenty of sportfishing action is included. He added that the natural attractions and climate of the Keys add to the shows appeal.The location is beyond what is advertised in terms of beauty as well as the diversity of species, Hebert said.Following the premiere, subsequent episodes are slated to air Tuesdays at 9 p.m. through the end of June. Programming dates and times are subject to change. The Hampton Inn at mile marker 80 plans to host a premiere party Tuesday and the shows principal characters are expected to attend. Happy-hour drink specials are to begin at 4:30 p.m. and complimentary appetizers are to be served starting at 8.Weather Channel series features Keys captainsFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYS SPORTS BRIEFSUpper Keys kids head to MarlinsIn coordination with the Miami Marlins, the Upper Keys Athletic Association is heading to Youth Baseball Day at Marlins Park on May 19. Baseline reserve tickets to the Marlins/Arizona Diamondbacks game are $18 each. Youth players in uniform with their coaches will have an opportunity to walk out onto the field in a pregame parade, and the Upper Keys Athletic Association will be announced over the stadium speakers. Deadline to get tickets is Sunday. To find out more, call Stacey Anderson at 9233883, Marilyn Beyer at 5221057 or Nick Mulick at 8529292 Proceeds benefit the Upper Keys Athletic Association Little League Marathon soccer is registeringThe Marathon Parks and Recreation Department is offering summer soccer at the citys Community Park for eight weeks this summer. The program runs Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 1, with the first session June 11 at 6 p.m. The cost is $40 for kids ages 4 to 12. The fee includes a soccer ball, shin guards, a team T-shirt and an end-ofseason party. To register, go to the concession stand beside the amphitheater at the Marathon Community Park May 16 between 5 and 7 p.m. or May 18 between 10 a.m. and noon. The American Youth Soccer Organization is conducting registration at the same place on May 16 for its fall soccer program. To find out more, call 743-6598. Photo by ANDY NEWMANReel Rivals,a Keys-based reality show set to air on the Weather Channel,features (from left) Scott Stanczyk,captain of the C atch 22;George McElveen,skipper of the Reel McCoy;Augie Wampler,captain of the Predator;and Nick Stanczyk,skipper of the BnM.Gatorhunt plannedWondered what it would be like to catch and bring into the boat a 10-foot gator? Well, heres your chance. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has more than 5,000 permits available to participate in the 11-week alligator season, which runs Aug. 15 to Nov. 1.The application process is conducted in three phases and begins by submitting a no-cost application at any tax collectors office, license agent or through the Internet at http://License.MyFWC.com During the Phase I application period, alligator permits are issued by random drawing. Phase I ends May 12, and applicants are limited to being drawn for only one permit.If selected, applicants have until June 3 to pay the cost of the permit. Otherwise, the permit will be placed back into the system, with the other remaining permits to be sold in Phase II on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 10 a.m. June 7 and continuing through June 12. Those who received a permit in Phase I and paid for it cannot apply during Phase II.Any permits remaining after June 12 will be issued during Phase III on a firstcome, first-served basis beginning at 10 a.m. June 14 until all are sold. Anyone can apply during Phase III, even if they have already bought a permit in Phase I or Phase II.Alligator trapping licenses and two hide-validation tags cost $272 for Florida residents and $1,022 for others. If you buy an additional permit during Phase III, it will cost $62 regardless of whether you are a resident. No other hunting license or permits are required.Each permit enables you to take two alligators from whichever county or body of water you were awarded during a specific harvest period. To purchase a permit, you must be at least 18 years old by opening day, Aug. 15.If youd rather help a friend who purchased an alligator trapping license, you can pay $52 for an alligator trapping agent license. You dont even have to be 18. This license entitles you to take alligators, but only when youre with a licensed person.Visit www.myfwc.com /alligatorand click on Statewide Alligator Harvest Program for more information.Harvesting is allowed Aug.15-Nov.1HUNTING MUTTON TIME Glen SharkeyHayward and John Malinowski show off their twin 12-pound mutton snappers,landed south of Big Pine Key in 100 feet of water using frozen shrimp as bait on small treble hooks and 15-pound fluorocarbon leader.
Cutting the Cord with your computerThe Upper Keys Mac User Group hosts Binary Engineering owner Allan Miller for a May 9 talk on Cutting the Cord: NonStandard Ways Receiving Phone, Internet and TV. The free session, from 7 to 9 p.m., is at the Key Largo library, in Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4 oceanside. No reservations required and the meeting includes refreshments. To find out more, call 4514601.Tai Chi Society plans open houseThe Taoist Tai Chi Society has an open house planned for 9:30 a.m. May 11 at St. Columba Episcopal Church, 451 52nd St. bayside, Marathon, to introduce prospective participants to the practice. The public is invited to see a demonstration, learn how tai chi can reduce stress and improve health, and get information on a new class starting May 15. Call (305) 748-0799 or for more information.Ballroom dance teachers neededThe Educational Coalition for Monroe County is holding auditions for teaching artists for its Dancing Classrooms program. Whoever is chosen should know the basics of ballroom dancing to teach to kids in fifth through eighth grade. Applicants must have two to four days per week available, a flexible schedule and be able to pass a background check. Auditions will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Paradise Health and Fitness, 1706 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West; and May 19 at 2 p.m. the Marathon High School Media Center, 350 Sombrero Beach Road. To find out more, call 731-0771 or 743-6215, or send an e-mail to Christina .firstname.lastname@example.org. Most people shy away from designer clothing and accessories because of the price tags typically associated with them. However, buying quality over quantity can pay off in the long run, especially if youre buying classic pieces that fit well. There is nothing worse than buying something you love only to have it fall apart after a few washes. I can think of several outfits Ive bought for special occasions best friends wedding, anniversaries, vacations that I no longer own because they just didnt last. What Id give to still have them and reminisce about the wonderful memories created while wearing them.If you add up what you typically spend on clothing and accessories throughout the year, youll likely be amazed at how much of that clothing gets tossed or donated at the end of a season. Clothing made today is often not well made and therefore doesnt withstand the wear and tear of our everyday lives. Consequently, more is not better.Designer clothing is in a class of its own. The quality of workmanship, fabric and fit will ensure the designer item will stay in your closet for years to come. The Blue boutique at 718 Caroline St., Key West, and at 82229 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, has an islandstyle vibe that keeps with the Keyslaid-back way while offering contemporary and designer fashions for both men and women. This expertly curated boutique offers a unique mix of designer and non-designer clothing in varied price points that allow consumers in all price ranges to find that next great piece to add to their wardrobe. Avisit to one of Blues boutiques is a must for all fashionistas. From classic basics to something more ontrend and with a slight edge, Blue is the place to find that perfect look.Some of Blues featured designers include Nicole Miller, DVF, Vince, Michael Stars and Ella Moss. Those designersfocus on quality fabrics and timeless styles will allow you to create a distinctive look for every occasion.In addition to their amazing selection of clothing and fashion-forward accessories, owner David Symons has on display his one-of-a-kind jewelry. His pieces brilliantly capture the beauty of the Keys through the use of bright hues and bold designs. By combining beads of semiprecious stones, silver, gold, glass and pearls, he creates unique pieces. His successful jewelry line is offered in all Blue boutique locations and includes chokers, earrings, bracelets, long chain necklaces and other jewelry styles. His jewelry includes beads, objects and collectables from places as far away as Africa, India, China, Indonesia and Tibet. If youre already a big fan or a soon-to-be devotee of Blue, join me for a fashion show featuring the latest looks from Blue and Tommy Bahama at Cheeca Lodge on May 17 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Islander Resort Conference Center, mile marker 82.1 in Islamorada. Dennis Ward and Mirna Hormechea will host the cocktail party and fashion show, which benefits the Monroe County Domestic Abuse Shelter, a Keyswide social-service agency that last year served 850 unduplicated clients with services such as shelter, counseling and creation of safety plans.With Skip Bradeen, Ill emcee the show while models don the latest designer looks. VIPtickets are $75 per person, which includes premier seating and two drink tickets. General admission is $20 per person. Purchase your tickets at www.isupportdignity.org Hope to see you there.Leah Maki is a fashionobsessed style blogger. More of her fashion advice can be found on her blog, LeahsFabulousFinds.com. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday,May 4,2013* 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050 174 South Indies Drive Duck Key 143 Bimini Drive Duck Key Debra GrillBroker Associate(305) 481-0971Open 7 Days AWeekwww.DuckKeyDuo.comDebra participated in the sale of these 2 properties on Duck Key! Lookin g to BUY or SELL on Duck Key, call me today! Visit DuckKeyDuo.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. MM 50.5 (next to Herbies)743-2020 205 Guava Avenue Grassy Key I JUST SOLD this home on Grassy Key.To get yourhome sold orif you would like to invest in property here in the Florida Keys, give me a call today! Proud supporter of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable FoundationRobin KluckBROKER ASSOCIATE(305) 360-2073www.marathonFLhomesforsale.com 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050Open 7 Days AWeek 29967 Overseas Hwy. Bi g Pine Key, FL33043 Patti Nickless, CRS, SFRBrokerAssociate(305) 304-6949Patti@BestKeysAgent.comScan to View Visual Tours Bi g Pine Key office is open 7 days a week for your convenience. Pattis Listing JUSTSOLD for 100% of the list price! Ready to Buy or Sell in the Lower Keys? Call Patti to make it happen! 3707 Pine St. Big Pine Key 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050lela@cbschmitt.com www .BuyFloridaKeysHome.com Lela AshkarianREALTORP.A., CRS, GRI, e-PRO(305) 395-0814 #1 Agent for2011 Coldwell Banker Schmitts Marathon Office 143 Bimini Drive Duck Key Do You Love Where You Live? I will never for g et the look on Dodie's Face As David handed her the keys to their new Home in "Duck Key" Florida Keys. Find your Dream Home www.SearchFloridaKeysHomes.com or call Lela Say Happy Mothers Day872-4491Winn Dixie Shopping Center on Big Pine Key.Open 7 DaysNew Cotton Gauze Bright Spring Colors Unique hand made jewelry & Gifts LivingFashion battle: Quality vs.quantityAfew good pieces wear longer, betterCONCH STYLEThis is a Nicole Miller dress from Blue paired with a David Symons necklace made of naga shell,crystal and bone. Leah Maki ConchStyle LIVING BRIEFS
Corn-hole league meeting is TuesdayAteam meeting for those interested in playing in a corn-hole league is planned for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the amphitheater at the Marathon Community Park. Corn hole is basically like darts except you use beanbags that are tossed.Program focuses on dog behaviorYou can discover how you and your dog can build better communication, improve behavior and strengthen your bond in a program set for 11 a.m. May 11 at the Key Largo library, in Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4 oceanside. Florida Keys Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals behavior counselor Cathy Baier will focus on dog behavior from the dogs point of view for owners to better understand problems their dogs may be having. For more information, call the Key West animal shelter at 294-4857.Fundraiser for Boys,Girls ClubsThe Boys and Girls Clubs benefit from the 11th annual One Particular Harbor fundraiser planned for 5 to 8 p.m. May 12 at Margaritaville on Duval Street in Key West.There will be a Caribbean buffet, margaritas, silent auction and entertainment with Howard Livingston and the Mile Marker 24 Band. Tickets are $40. To find out more, call 296-2258. More than 200 children will be enrolled in Boys and Girls Clubs summer programs in Key West and Big Pine Key.Coalition sells days of pamperingThe Florida Keys Healthy Start Coalition is holding two drawings, dubbed Pamper Yourself and Stay-cation Vacation, with proceeds benefiting the social-service agency.Prizes include hotel stays and luxury health and wellness treatments.The drawing will be held May 10. You dont need to be present to win.The Healthy Start Coalition helps families before, during and after pregnancy. To find out more, call 293-8424 or email@example.com.Tickets remaining for boat raffleWith the help of the Marathon Boat Yard Marine Center, Edgewater Power Boats and Yamaha, Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys is selling raffle tickets for $100 each to win an EdgeWater 158CS with a Yamaha F70 engine and an EZ Loader trailer. The winner will be drawn during the seventh annual Mothers Day Dolphin Tournament May 10 and 11 in Marathon. For more information, call 743-9828. Saturday,May 4,2013 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com ~Gourmet Sa Br:Freshly made dressings, artisan breads, imported cheeses and specialties like hearts of palm, portabella mushrooms, sushi and soups.Ba Lena Dbnint Extravaganza: 16 cuts of perfectly seasoned meats carved at your table, Beef, Pork, Chicken, Lamb & Shrimp plus the gourmet salad bar. Ba Exne:6 cuts of perfectly seasoned meats carved at your table, plus the gourmet salad bar.Ba Lena A La Cafte:NY Strip, Filet Mignon, Lamb Chops, Maine Lobster Tail, Roasted Duck and Pork Ribs! All menu items are served with sides and the gourmet salad bar for an additional $10.2 rocatinsMM 83.5 At Whale Harbor in Islamorada 305-664-4940 21 Caroline & Duval St. In Key West 305-432-9440 CeleateSunday May 12, 2013 L.A.Times crossword puzzle HACKERSolution in the classifieds ACROSS 1Roasting aid 7Monopoly token introduced in 2013 10Preserve,in a way14Hardly eye-catching18Fifth-century plunderer 19Woodcutter Baba 20Venices La Fenice, for one 23Oatmeal? 25Smooth con mans tool? 26Bridge 27Building sites 28Roman statesman 29Refer (to) 30Bit of climbing gear 32Words before DVD33Celebrity entourages34Victorias Secret ad?38People at the supermarket counter?39Fifth of a century 40Fictional barber Sweeney 41Leeds leave-taking 46Dont reckon so 47New member of the faith shaking things up? 52Pisas river 54Exhilarating 55Makes better 56Youre looking at her 57Queen dowager of Jordan 59Unstable particle 60Felicity61Soup kitchen scene?68Jordans only port 69Award-winning 2012 film thriller 70Token replaced by 7-Across 71Hill of Psych 72Tickle 74One to ten,say 77German one 81Skewed priority? 84Soft slip-on 85Bee student 86Wave to from the curb,maybe 87Courtmate of Elena and Ruth89Drying-out problem90Foot pain location? 94Caf 98Orly arrival99Subject of the 2008 biography The Man Who Made Lists100Kutcher of No Strings Attached 101Marathon prep run 102Wuthering Heightssetting 104Befuddled 107Edam? 109Tired of watching Downton Abbey? 111Good thinking 112Diplomatic VIP 113Katiehost 114Diamond datum 115Stag,e.g. 116Spot markers? 117Collectible Fords DOWN 1Cries from Emeril 2On 3Attach to the luggage rack,say 4Less resonant 5Hillary Clinton,e.g.6Dwindled alarmingly7Cook,for one:Abbr. 8Ah,me! 9Handicappers help 10Beethovens Pathtique,e.g. 11Bridesmaidscoproducer Judd 12Show you know 131989Broadway one-man show 14American Girl collection 15Chaka Khans original band 16Remark to the audience 17Nice infants 21Wyoming natives 22Chlorine or fluorine 24Used up 28Like cottage cheese 31III,in modern Rome 32Youd never guess, but ... 34Pres.Carters alma mater 35Cape Fears st. 36Congratulatory contraction 37Place for a hog? 38Mid-century year 42Archfiend 43Send in 44Gaeilge,to its speakers 45Baseballs Mel and Ed 47Bok __ 48Flying prefix 49Clunk cousin 50The Iin I.M.Pei 51Pleeease? 53Seamans 12:3058Chopsticks __ fork?59Phone button letters60Fella 61Provide with gear 62Triple-meter dance, in Dijon63Suffix with 48-Down64Language that gave us clan 65Like much wine and cheese 66Houseplant spot 67Raised on a farm 68Totals72Flammable solvents73Bar in a brown wrapper74Snowboarding gold-medalist White75Bit of change 76Word sung after midnight 78Cant really say 79The Third Man genre 80Digitize,in a way 82Antique grayishpink shade 83Trembled 87Part of a line:Abbr. 88Father of the river gods 90Reluctant 91Lookalike 92Enterprise counselor 93Ancient odist 94Baroque musical dynasty 95Has sex appeal 96He-Mans twin sister 97Statistical tool first used to monitor the quality of stout 98Hum __ 102Cultural idea that may go viral 103Round bodies 105First Best Actor Oscar winner Jannings 106Basics 108Soil holder 109Adderleys instrument 110City close to Ben-Gurion Airport HackerSolution in the May 8 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the May 1 puzzle. Calling all Orthodox Christians!Greeks, Russians, Romanians, Americans, Serbians, etcCome and CelebrateHoly Week andPaschaAt 721 West Indies, Ramrod Key (MM 27.5, West Indies across from Boondocks)Father Howard Sloan, PresidingSaturday, May 4 at 11:00 PMPaschal Divine Liturgy, followed by Blessing of Baskets and a celebratory meal!St. Andrew Mission Church(OCA)For more information, or to contact a priest, Call Bob or Katya at 305-872-1453 FISHING FOR KIDS Bill Knickman,representing the Key Colony Beach Fishing Club,presents a $300 check to leaders of the Grace Jones Day Care Center. LIVING BRIEFS
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday,May 4,2013 Hit songwriters from a cross-section of the country will descend on the Keys for the Key Largo Original Music Fest May 16-19. More than 25 musicians from Nashville, Texas, New Jersey, Florida and the Keys will perform with special singers and songwriters in the round scheduled most days of the four-day fest. Organized by the Key Largo Merchants Association, this years festival will feature four Nashville artists: Ben Caver, Jer Gregg, Megan Conner and Melody Guy.In addition, Florida singers and songwriters will be well represented, with the likes of Saints of Havana, Micah, Devinshire, Jesse Atkins, J.J. Crowne, Billy Davidson and Joe Mama. Davidson got his start in the 90s playing at Loreili Cabana Bar in Islamorada. Eight years ago, he moved to the Keys full-time where he writes and performs and recently completed his new studio album, No Place on Earth, released this year. Joe Mama (a.k.a. Joseph Rickard) has been entertaining Florida Keys audiences for most of his career, which covers a 55-year span oh the stories he can tell. He plays folksy, old time blues, country and originals and is equally adept on guitar, banjo and fiddle. Crownes debut album, Songs Of Innocence And Experience, released last year was later named 1 Indie CD Of The Year by IndieMusicDigest. Now living in the Keys, Crowne performs at venues all across the state. The Miami Herald writes: he can really write a lyric...songs were compelling, nicely woven tales of love, loss and Lennon. Festival audiences will also get to hear Conner, described as a firecracker with Southern class and Northern sass, who is a repeat player at the Key Largo venues. This year shell take the stage with Rick Ferrill, whose songs have been recorded by a wide range of singers, from classic country artists like Earl Thomas Conley and Eddie Raven to contemporary players like Montgomery/Gentry, Julianne Hough and Jason Michael Carroll.This years music fest is being dedicated to the memory of Paul Moen, who passed away in 2011. He headed the Upper Keys office of the National Marine Sanctuary from 1994-98.Moen retired from the NOAAOfficer Corps in 2003 and took up a life performing at various events, including the Take Stock in Children Backcountry Challenge and the Barleys Bay Festival, as well as the Key Largo Music Fest in 2010.Headliners for the fourday fest include Brinn Black, whose debut single Sweet Virginia Sunset, played on more than 150 stations around the world, and Stephen Salyers, who has opened for artists like Ronnie Milsap, The Doobie Brothers and Wynonna. Returning artists from Nashville this year are Melody Guy, and Jamie Morgan, a multi-talented musician/producer. And, hailing a little closer to home, the Saints of Havana play Saturday and Sunday (May 18-19). Cuban-American brothers Rey and Cesar Montecristo and American singer Aaron Shea are known for unrivalled stage energy and electrifying music. Venues participating in this years festival include: Snappers Restaurant and Raw Bar, mile marker 94.5, oceanside; Senor Frijoles, mile marker 104, bayside; Sundowners Restaurant, mile marker 104, bayside, Cactus Jacks, mile marker 104, bayside and Jimmy Johnsons Big Chill, mile marker 104.1, bayside.The kickoff event is 4:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Snappers, featuring Bryan Diersing, Micah Gardner, Tim Dee, Jim Hill and the Nashville Singers and Songwriters in the Round.For a complete schedule and lineup of artists, visit: www.keylargosong writersfestival.com Howard Livingston and the Mile Marker 24 Band will celebrate Mothers Day with a concert from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Margaritaville Caf, 500 Duval St., Key West.Tickets cost $40 and include a Caribbean buffet, margaritas, a chance to participate in a silent auction all to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Keys Area.Funds raised at this, the 11th annual Boys and Girls Club One Particular Harbor event, will help subsidize a 10-week summer program benefiting more than 200 children enrolled in Big Pine and Key West. Since the LivingstonMile Marker 24 Band began hosting this Mothers Day fund-raiser, theyve helped raise more than $160,000 for the Southernmost Boys and Girls Clubs.Businesses have donated items for the silent auction, including original artwork, hotel stays, dinners and more.For more information, call 296-2258 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Festival heats up May music sceneMay 16-19 gigs showcase more than 25 artistsLAttitudes StaffJ.J.Crowne writes nicely woven tales of love,loss and Lennon. ART Everglades artist touts laborof loveABrooklyn graphic designer who discovered the Everglades some 16 years ago will be the featured artist at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center Gallery in Everglades National Park. Tony Scarmato spent hours exploring remote areas of Big Cypress National Preserve and Everglades National Park. He began his career designing art for Madison Avenues advertising world in New York before turning to a second career as a professional artist in 1990. After wintering in Florida for 16 years, Scarmato moved his studio to Boca Raton in 2007. I find wading through the maze of beautiful native trees, exotic birds, lush plant life, and the solitude totally invigorating, he said. This is truly a labor of love, with many more paintings to come. The Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center is located at 40001 State Road 9336, approximately 10 miles southwest of Florida City. Center hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission to the visitor center is free. For information and directions to the park call (305) 242-7700 or visit at http://www.nps.gov/ever/Tony Scarmato featured artist through JuneGoldsmith Inlet,by artist Tony Scarmato.Mile Marker 24 plays Mothers DayFund-raiser for Boys and Girls Clubs programsMUSICBOGIE AND BACALL The Humphrey Bogart Film Festival is in high gear this weekend with screenings of film noir classics like Key Largo, The Petrified Forest,Treasure of the Sierra Madreand more at Upper Keys venues,including the Murray E.Nelson Government and Cultural Center,Tavernier Cinema 5, Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,Key Largo Bay Marriot Beach Resort,Hilton Key Largo Resort and Founders Park.At 12:30 p.m.May 4,Stephen Bogart and film critic Leonard Maltin will discuss Bogies life and career at the Key Largo Holiday Inn.At 6 p.m.,May 4,the Casablanca-themed Bogart Ball kick off the Hilton Key Largo Resort,with a red carpet cocktail reception in a casino setting,aMoroccan-themed dinner and dancing.For more information and a complete film schedule,visit www.bogartfilmfestival.com. Howard Livingston and the Mile Marker 24 Band will celebrate Mothers Day with a concert Billy Davidson got his start in the music world performing at the Lorelei Cabana Bar in Islamorada.
Saturday,May 4,2013 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com Mystery begins with screaming maidAdinner party underway at the Prince Regent Hotel is rudely interrupted by the unexpected arrival of a screaming hotel cleaner. Before she faints, she manages to inform the gathering that she has discovered the body of a dead man in her broom cupboard. Thus begins the clues for The Pink Diamond Murder Mystery, which will be among the mind-twisters offered up at this years Key West Mystery Fest, May 10-13. Substitute Key Wests The Gardens Hotel for the Prince Regent written in the original British mystery play. But, the clues are just as artful and the cast will include some surprises. As it turns out the body discovered is none other than Peter Gordon, the husband of one of the guests. During the course of the evening, the cleaner is herself murdered, and when the detective sent to investigate checks the cleaners pockets, the famous jewel the The Pink Lace Diamond is discovered on her person. However, the jewel is a fake, and so too is the original crime scene so why, where, when and how was Peter Gordon killed? And who killed the cleaner? For answers, youll have to be part of the Pink Diamond Murder Mystery at The Gardens Hotel, where the catered mystery party gets underway at 7 p.m. The Gardens Hotel is located at 526 Angela St., Key West. The Waterfront Playhouse presents the centerpiece of this years Mystery Fest, with Deathtrap, which explores j ust how far a writer of Broadway mysteries will go to overcome a dry spell. Deathtrap opens at 8 p.m. each Thursday through Saturday through May 18, with special Mystery Festival performances scheduled May 10-11. In addition, Tropic Cinema will roll out a classic mystery movie on Monday, May 13. Visit tropiccinema.com for details. Suspense fans also can attend a reading of the spine-tingling finalist entries in the Key West Citizen s Mystery Short Story Contest. The reading takes place during an island breakfast Sunday, May 12, at the Westin Key West Resort and Marina, 245 Front St. The festival concludes May 13 with a backstage tour of the Waterfront Playhouses Deathtrap set, led by the plays artistic director and technical director. For more information, along with ticket prices, visit www.keywest mysteryfest.com .Key Wests Mystery Fest runs May 10-13Regal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. Iron Man 3 (PG-13):4:15 and 10:45 p.m. Iron Man 3 3D (PG-13):12:30,1:00,3:45,7:00,7:30 and 10:15 p.m. The Big Wedding (R):1:20,4:40,7:40 and 9:50 p.m. Pain & Gain (R):1:10,4:05,7:10 and 10:05 p.m. Oblivion (PG-13):12:45,4:00,6:50 and 9:40 p.m. 42 (PG-13):1:30,4:30,7:20 and 10:00 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St.,Key West,295-9493 Mud (PG-13):1:30,4:00,6:30 and 9:00 p.m. The Company You Keep (R):1:45,4:10,6:40 and 9:10 p.m. The Place Beyond the Pines (R):2:00,6:00 and 8:40 p.m. Hunky Dory (NR):4:20 and 9:15 p.m. Beyond the Hills (NR):1:30 and 6:30 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 Iron Man 3 (PG-13):Weekdays:7:00 and 9:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday:2:00,7:00 and 9:30 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 Iron Man 3 (PG-13):1:30,4:20,7:10 and 10:00 p.m. Iron Man 3 3D (PG-13):1:15,4:05,6:55 and 9:45 p.m. Pain & Gain (R):1:15,4:05,6:55 and 9:50 p.m. Oblivion (PG-13):1:30,4:15,7:00 and 9:45 p.m. Keys Movie Times 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 L Attitudes review Feb. 1, 2002Filet Mignon butter tender andcooked to perfection Sunset DinnersNo w only $15.95per person7 nights a week(except holidays)Must be seated by 5:15 pm 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, Florida 33070NOWALLDIGITAL! Check movies and show times at our WEBSITEwww.bbtheatres.comor call our 24 HOUR MOVIE HOTLINE853-7003Arts calendarbusy through MayFILM Tuesday,May 7Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St. The House I live In, Produced by Melinda Shopsin. Champagne reception with Filmmakers at 6 p.m.; film at 7 p.m. Call: 877-761-3456 or visit tropiccinema.com. Wednesday,May 8Ibis Bay Dive-In Movie, 7:30 p.m., Ibis Bay Beach Resort, 3101 N. Roosevelt Blvd. Call Michael Shields at 394-3804 or visit tinyurl.com/c9db5hoMUSIC Saturday,May 4 Brunch, Bubbles & Ballads with Suzi Ragsdale, 11 a.m., OId Town Manor, 511 Eaton St. Call 292-2121 or visit info@destination oldtown.com. Reservations required. Wednesday,May 8 South Florida Symphonys Blue Door String Quartet: Noir, 7:30 p.m., Tennessee Williams Cabaret Theatre, 5901 College Rd. Gershwin: Lullaby for String Quartet; Haydn: String Quartet No. 61 in D Minor, Opus 76 #2 Quinten Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E Flat Major, Opus 12. Whitney LaGrange & Amy Kimball, violin; Entela Barci, viola; Arthur Cook, cello. Call 295-7676 or visit keystix.com Were Wild About Harry Birthday Party, 8 p.m. Join Carmen Rodriguez and the Little White House Band, Michael Thomas and Dave Parker on the North Lawn of the Truman Little White House, a dance and musical celebration of Harry S Trumans birthday. Carmen will be joined by Bobby Nesbitt, Rob DiStasi, & Debra and Patrick. General admission tickets $60; VIPseating $100 per person. For more information, call 294-9911.THEA TER Sunday,May 5 Key West Fringe Theater, Key West Characters Night 1 & 2: Conch Republic (The Musical!), 8 p.m. at Kellys Caribbean Upstairs, 301 Whitehead St. Call 295-7676 or visit KeyWestFringe.org or keys tix.com Key West Fringe Theater presents The story of those historic moments in April 1982, when Key West declared its independence from the United States. A rollicking musical tale of the Conchs taking on the Feds. Music and lyrics by Gayla Morgan and the book by Monnie King. Saturday,May 4 Bum and Marion, 8 p.m., Key West Firehouse, 1026 Grinnell St. Key West Fringe Theater Presents: Bum: Weeds about the Poinciana War between the larger-than-life Fire Chief Bum Farto and his aristocratic neighbor, Peggy Mills, of garden fame. Written by Tony Konrath and Vanessa McCaffrey. The Firehouse will offer a chili supper at 7 p.m. before the show to benefit the museum. Call 786529-2281 or visit keywestfring.orgkeystix.comTuesday thru Saturday, through May 11Deathtrap, 8 p.m., Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall St. Asuccessful writer of Broadway mysteries struggles to overcome a dry spell, and hell do just about anything to be back on top. The longest-running comedy thriller on Broadway. Call 294-5015 or visit waterfrontplayhouse.org.Tuesday thru Saturday, through May 25Oklahoma Smith and the Pantheon of Annihilation, 8 p.m., Red Barn Theatre, 319 Duval St. Parody, adventure and humor in this original action adventure as famed explorer Oklahoma Smith and his trusty sidekick set out to find the lost Book of the Dead and save the world. Plot twists and turns as the audience participates in choose your own adventure. Call: 296-9911 or visit redbarn theatre.com .Thursday thru Saturday, through May 18Moon Over Buffalo, 8 p.m., Marathon Community Theater, 5101 Overseas Hwy. Adiva actress is barely tolerant of her philandering semi-alcoholic husband in this raucous farce about a dysfunctional theatre troupe at the Erlander Theatre in 1953 Buffalo, New York. Directed by Mike Edwards. Call 743-0448 or visit Marathontheater.org .AR T Florida Keys Community College, Annual Student Art Show and Exhibit, through June 7, FKCC Library Gallery, 5901 College Rd. Call 809-3194 or visit fkcc.edu. Art Garden Exhibit, Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, 5210 College Rd., Stock Island. Call 296-1504 or visit key westbotanicalgarden.org Visit www.keysarts .com for details.FLORIDA KEYS COUNCIL OF THE ARTS Carmen Rodriguez and the Little White House Band perform May 8 at the Were Wild About Harry Birthday Party. The House I Live Inat Tropic Cinema;champagne reception with filmmakers at 6 p.m.May 7. KEY WEST The Pink Lace Diamond
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday,May 4,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 460346 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HARDEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 252010CA000363 WAUCHULA STATE BANK Plaintiff, vs. RIDOBEL GONZALEZ and ADRIANA GONZALEZ, his wife, ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Deficiency Judgment entered by the Circuit Court in and for Hardee County, Florida on the 12th day February, 2013, and by virtue of a Writ of Execution issued in the above styled cause on the 25th day of March, 2013, I, Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff of Monroe County, Florida have levied upon and will offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash, subject to any mortgages or liens thereon, in the morning on the 15th day of May, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at the Monroe County Courthouse, 500 Whitehead St., Key West, Florida, the interests of defendants RIDOBEL GONZALEZ and ADRIANA GONZALEZ, his wife, ET AL, in execution, in the following described property, subject to any and all other liens, taxes, judgments, or encumbrances whatsoever: SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY Lot 8, Block 7, AMENDED PLAT OF WINSTON WATERWAYS NO 2, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 27, Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. LOCATION : 105 2nd Lane, Key Largo, Florida DATED this 10th day of April, 2013. Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff Monroe County, Florida BY:Rachelle Gates, Supervisor Civil Process Division Published April 13, 20, 27, May 4, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 460396 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 11-CC-000105-P TBF FINANCIAL, LLC as assignee to CIT TECHNOLOGY Financing Services, Inc. Plaintiff, vs. PLAY PEN LLC and GEORGE WILSON, as Guarantor, jointly and severally, Defendant (s) NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a DEFAULT FINAL JUDGMENT entered by the County Court in and for Monroe County, Florida on the 12th day of December, 2011, and by virtue of a Writ of Execution issued in the above styled cause on the 6th day of January, 2012, I, Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff of Monroe County, Florida have levied upon and will offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash, subject to any mortgages or liens thereon, in the morning on the 15th day of May, 2013, at 10:30 A.M. at the Monroe County Courthouse, 500 Whitehead St., Key West, Florida, the interests of defendant PLAY PEN LCC and GEORGE WILSON, as guarantor, jointly and severally in execution, in the following described property, subject to any and all other liens, taxes, judgments, or encumbrances whatsoever: SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY Lot 21, Block 1, BAY HAVEN, Section 2 according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 34, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. AND Lot 2, Block 6 BAY HAVEN Section 1, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 28, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. DATED this 10th day of April, 2013. Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff Monroe County, Florida BY:Rachelle Gates, Supervisor Civil Process Division Published April 13, 20, 27, May 4, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 463438 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12-CA-39-M COMMUNITY BANK OF THE SOUTH a Banking Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. DEBORAH DAVIS DIETZ; DANIEL J. DIETZ; DANAS AIR CONDITIONING AND APPLIANCE SERVICE, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 and UNKNOWN TENANT #2, ET ALS Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated November 5th, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 12 CA 39 M of the Circuit Court of the 16th Judicial Circuit in and for Monroe County, Florida, wherein COMMUNITY BANK OF THE SOUTH, is Plaintiff and DEBORAH DAVIS DIETZ, et al., are Defendant(s). I will sell to the highest bidder for cash, at the Monroe County Courthouse, Front Door, 500 Whitehead Street, Key West at 11 oclock a.m. on the 14th day of May, 2013 the following described property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment OF Mortgage Foreclosure, to wit: LOT 25 OVERSEAS ESTATES ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 27, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. STREET ADDRESS: 420 97TH STREET OCEAN, MARATHON, FL 33050 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 12th day of April, 2013 Amy Heavilin Clerk of Circuit Court BY: Tammy L. Marciel Deputy Clerk Brittany E. Nugent, Esq. Hershoff Lupino & Yagel, LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 90130 Old Highway Tavernier, FL 33070 Tel: (305) 852-8440 Fax: (305) 852-8848 Published April 27, May 4, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 482837 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, will, on the 23 day of May, 2013 at 11:00 oclock a.m., at 500 Whitehead Street, Monroe County, in the City of Key West, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH the following described properties situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: Unit #122, THE DOLPHIN AT MARINERS CLUB, a condominium, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, and any amendments and Exhibits thereto, as recorded in Official Records Book 2055, Pages 88-196, inclusive, of the Public Records of Monroe County. Florida. a/k/a 97501 Overseas Highway, Unit #122, Key Largo, FL 33037 Pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. DENNIS MICHAEL MCDANIEL, et. al., Defendant(s). MARINERS CLUB HOMEOWNERS A SSOCIATION, INC., a not-for-profit corporation, Cross-Plaintiff, vs. DENNIS MICHAEL MCDANIEL, HUNTER W. A LLEN A/K/A HUNTER A LLEN, MICHAEL R. CRIMMINS, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED, AS NOMINEE FOR CITIMORTGAGE, INC.; BANK OF AMERICA, and JOHN DOE, AS TENANT IN POSSESSION AND ALL OTHERS IN POSSESSION, Cross-Defendants(s). A nd the Docket Number of which is No.: 09-CA-1051-P WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 11th day of April, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, CPA Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida By: Laura Vorhes Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. Submitted by: Persaud Law Group 9100 South Dadeland Boulevard, Suite 400 Miami, FL 33156 Telephone No. (786) 270-1659 Facsimile No. (305) 847-0581 Published May 4, 11, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 485272 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 44-2011-CA-001234K BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, v. JAY R. CARR; et. al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated April 12, 2013, entered in Civil Case No.: 44-2011-CA-001234K, of the Circuit Court of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Monroe County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, is Plaintiff, and JAY R. CARR; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAY R. CARR; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, are Defendant(s). LYDIA GARDNER, the Clerk of Court shall sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 a.m., at the FRONT DOOR of the Monroe County Courthouse, Lester Building, 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040 on the 17 day of May, 2013 the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOTS 10, 11 AND 12, BLOCK 32, PALM VILLA SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 89, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 30418 Date Row, Big Pine Key, FL 33043. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, ADA Coordinator, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, Florida 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 working 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, please call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on April 23, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, Clerk CLERK OF THE COURT By: Shonta McLeod Deputy Clerk A ttorney for Plaintiff: Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd. Suite 100 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954) 354-3544 Facsimile: (954) 354-3545 Published May 4, 11, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 486421 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 05/17/2013, 08:00 am at 189 US HIGHWAY 1 KEY WEST, FL 33040-5476, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ANCHOR TOWING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1GBJP37W3F3345062 1985 CHEVROLET 4S6CK58V9S4431178 1995 HONDA 73BEAU4E150D 1955 FORD JKAKZLB14HA009855 1987 KAWASAKI KNAFB121815076194 2001 KIA NCP20109M80C 1980 NOCO Published May 4, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 486852 NOTICE OF SALE B & B RECYCLING gives notice of foreclosure of lien and intent to sell this vehicle onMAY 24, 2013 at 11:00 am at: 75 INDUSTRIAL RD. BIG PINE KEY, FL 33043; pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statues. B & B RECYCLING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2004 GHY 1 Vessel HIN# GHYSCB38E404 1987 FORD TK VIN# 1FTHF26L6HNA13607 Published May 4, 2013 Florida Keys KeynoterLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? CALL US TO PLACE A FREE AD THE KEYNOTER 743-5551MARATHON May 3 & 4, 8-2 Household goods, fabrics, clothes, patio furniture. 8052 Shark Drive (behind airport, off Dolphin Drive) BRAND NEW ROOMS TO GO full sleeper, leather sofa/hydra protection. Tropical auqa light green color. $1233 new. Call Nora at (305) 582-0579. DR table, incl. 2 lvs, 8 chairs, china cab,sideboard, curio, console table, lamps, futon sofabed, D.table w/4chairs, oak desk more! 305-289-1696 PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. U.S. COINS Unwanted or broken gold + silver jewlery. Old oil paintings Best price guaranteed. Private collector. 305-743-5780RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT All new. 20 refrigerated counter, new hot server, sneeze glass, dough divider, trays, etc. $1,500. 305-849-0397MM 106 Bayside, 2 br, 2 ba, home for sale. Newly renovated, new roof. 15 elevation. $130K. Possible owner financing. 305-942-3055 Marathon Duplex cent loc. Wtr acc, gated, good for 4u, rev mtg income, or rebld up to 15 MU 1of2 or both to choose. Fin poss 650Kea. 05-610-8002KEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. Lot rent $500/mo. $15,000. Owner financing available. 305-522-5841Mobile Home Lot For Sale In Key RV Park, Marathon. $79K. 305-743-5164 UpperSugarloafLots! Buy Owner:(2)50X100lotsin upperSugarloaf.Dry,cleared, sidebyside.Closeto elementaryschool,andaround thecornerfromaboatramp. Recentlyawardedallocation. Startbuildingtoday.Plansfora 1,600sqfthouse.$160,000 305-797-8514 HOMESTEADOn the Water beautiful 4/4 two story, big yard 2 car garage. Nice and clean, ready to move in. $1695. Call Steve at 786-236-8550 GrassyKey/Morton 4BD, 2BA,groundlevel,openwater, petsconsidered,non-smokers, 6/15/13,F/L/S,References. $1,950+util.305-393-6473 MARATHON 2 BR, 1-1/2 BA, on canal with concrete dock. All tiled, C/A, W/D, shed, fenced yard. Yrly lse. $1300/ mo, F/L/S. 914-522-9092 MARATHON 4 BR, 2 BA 2 car garage! On dry lot, fenced in yard. $1850/mo + util. 305-743-7277 MM 100 B/S3/2 UP 1/1 DN. Unfurn. Fully fenced park-like property, partial water veiw, dead end st. $2200/mo F/L/S. + util (516) 655-5321. MM 89 SPLIT LEVEL LG. 1 BR / 2.5BA Lg. liv. room, eat in kit., Freshly painted, screened patio & fenced yd. Elec. & basic cable incl. $1500. (305) 517-6582 or (305) 664-7252 MM 90 O/S 3 BR / 3 BA Spacious, w/ pool & dockage. Great location. $3000 / mo. + util. F/L/S. Avail. 5/15. Yearly lease. Larry Leberman, Agent, Island Breeze Realty. Call (305) 852-8040 1/2Duplexforrent 1/2Duplex forrent.Completely remodeled.Newcabinets,tile, A/Candrange.Washer/Dryer included.$1200permonth. First/Last/Securityrequired. Referencesrequired.10803 5thAveGulf.Call743-70728 to5MondaythruFridayonly. $1,200305-743-7072 email@example.com KEY LARGO 2/1 Upstairs, furnished. $1,100/mo, + utilities. First & security. Angela 954-325-2915 Marathon Nice2/1withFL room,cent.a/c,tilefloors,w/d 1300/mth,F/L/S+util.305-743 -firstname.lastname@example.org A MOVE IN NOW from $325 week. MARATHON. Weekly or monthly. Fully furn. All utilities, cable & free WI FI included. 305-289-0800 Marathon2/1 condo, MM 50 2nd floor, fully furn, heated pool. Free dockage to 38, Year lease, $1200 mo + util F/L/S. Avail 5/1. 401-391-9514 KEYSWIDE CLASSIFIEDS ONLINE (305) 743-5551 Classifieds WOW LOOK !!! COMPETITIVESOLICITATION/PUBLICHEARINGNOTICEISHERBYGIVENTOPROSPECTIVEBIDDERSTHATthe MonroeCountySchoolDistrictwillbereceivingbidsforthefollowing: RFP516PLANTATIONKEYSCHOOL-STAGEREPLACEMENT**MANDA T OR Y**PRE-BIDCONFERENCE May8,2013@11:00A.M. Location:100LakeRoad,Tavernier,FL33070(PleasecheckinatFrontOffice)Mandatorypre-bidconferencewillbetodiscussRFP516procedures,rules andpoliciesaswellasreviewthesite. BIDOPENING -May20,2013@2:00P.M.Location:MCSDAdministrationBldg,241TrumboRoad,KeyWest,FL33040BidDocumentsmayberequestedfromDemandstarbycalling 1-800-711-1712orbygoingtothewebsitewww .demandstar .com orbygoing towww .keysschools.com/rfp .Thepublicrecorddocumentisavailableatthe PurchasingDepartment,241TrumboRoad,KeyWest,FL33040.Allbidsmustbereceivedonorbeforedatesspecifiedinthebiddocuments. TheMonroeCountySchoolDistrictreservestheright,atitssolediscretion, toacceptorrejectanyandallbidsandtowaveinformalitiesorirregularities whenitisinthebestinterestoftheBoardtodoso.PleasecontactSuanneLee,PurchasingSupervisor,withanyquestionsregarding thisbid.Suanne.Lee@KeysSchools.com or(305)293-1400Ext53360. PublishedKeynoter5-1-13&5-4-13 NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS 100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY CLASSIFIED ADS 743-5551 HOMESTEADOn the Water beautiful 4/4 two story, big yard 2 car garage. Nice and clean, ready to move in. $1695. Call Steve at 786-236-8550
Saturday,May 4,2013 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: A Great Waterfront LocationMarathon Panoramic water views/sunsets over Boot Key Harbor. Golf Course. Luxurious Cobia Point. 3/2.5 baths, 2,440 sf. under roof (500 sf screened lanai). Updated kit, granite counters. Very private, only 16 units. Ten. crt, heat. pool, gar, 2 storage rms, elevator. Small, behaved pet poss. Boat slip for 36 ft. Yrly lse + sec. $2950 Owner/broker, Diane ChaplinColvard 305-743-6084. MARATHON2 BR Sombrero Bch condo, 25 dock on great deep water canal. Furn., Fla. rm, Jacuzzi, tiki hut. 6 or 12 mo lse. $1750. 513-582-4645 MM 76.5 Furnished 1/1 condo. Pool, tennis, garage, laundry, boat dock, ramp, storage yard 25 max. $1,000/mo. F/L/S. No pets. 305-338-0486 MM 99 O/S 2 BR / 2 BA W/D, pool, tennis, boat ramp & beach. $1200/mo. + util. F/L + $600 sec. Avail. 6/1 12/30. Call (336) 293-3535. HAMMER POINT MM 93.5 Canal front, on Camelot Dr. $1300 / mo. + util. Call (305) 395-9627 or (305) 590-7427. MM106 2 BR / 1 BA A/C, enclosed FL room. New floors, fenced yard, outdoor spa. Sm. pets okay. No smoking inside. Furn. $1300/mo.or unfurn. $1100/ mo. (305) 778-2916. Shown by weekend appt. RV LOTS FOR RENT Marathon In Adult Park Please call 305-743-6519 Marathon 1 year, $650/mo; 6 mo. $700/mo; 1-4/mo. $750 /mo, F/L+util. (water & elect) Gated, dock available. No pets. 305-610-8002 RV LOTS FOR RENT Docks Avail. Islamorada Bayside, MM 81.5. Full hook-ups. Weekly, Seasonal, Annual. Call (305) 393-3377 Marathon 574 99th St Ocean. Unfurn 1BR, 1BA apt on canal. Tiled. Scrn porch. 40 dockage. PETS WELCOME. $1200/mo. F/L/S. 305-289-0802 Marathon Efficiencies all included: stove, refrig, gated. Qn sz bed, dock avail. Starting $789 $920, $1100 /mo. F/L N/pets 305-610-8002 MARATHON STUDIO APT. Furnished, Water & electric included. No pets. $850/mo. F/L/S. 743-0404 MM102 1 BR / 1 BA Furn. downstairs apt. Incl. elec. & water. No smoking / no pets, $850 /mo. F/S (305) 904-8866 or (305) 970-4344 MM 89 1 BR FRESHLY painted rear, upstairs apt. W/D on site. Elec. & basic cable incl. $900 / mo. (305) 5176582 or (305) 664-7252. MM95 CANAL FRONT 1 BR Apt. No pets. 1st and last. $950 / mo. incl. all util. & cable. Call (786) 295-1789. Marathon Commercial US 1 frontage, lot 120x140, 3211sf TBR. Bldg, gated, sign. Sale/ lse opt. 1.2 ml. Fin. av. + next door marina. 305-610-8002 VacantCommercialLot 1.54 acres,488feetalongUS1, MM10.5,BigCoppittKey SuburbanCommercialzoning. MLS#:559830Within15feet ofSewage,Water,andElectric hookup.Onsitevegetationcan bemitigated.$950,email@example.com MARATHON RV LOTS Waterfront. Water & electric hook up, gated, dock avail. Price $110K each. Financing available 305-610-8002 COMMERCIAL SPACES MM 100 *Warehouse $500 14 x 24 w/ bath *Small Office $300 10 x 16 feet *AC Storage $300 10 x 16 feet Call (305) 522-6598 Available office or desk space. Attractive professional building. Hwy frontage, Marathon. Call: 305-731-1183; 305-731-9751 CLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE. Call Freds Beds, 305-743-7277 LARGE STORAGE YARD MM 91. Suitable for your business. Only $800 per month Call (305) 522-6598. Marathon-Commercial 6465 O/SHwy,Unit#3:Spacefor rent,$900/Mo(plustax), includeswatersvs&garbage svs.OverseasHwySignage SpaceincludedwithUnit.1st, Last&Sec.Pleasecall305743-5680,M-F,9-4. MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542 MM 93 LARGE STORAGE YARD FENCED AREA, SPACE AVAILABLE. (305) 522-6598 OFFICE SPACE MM 98 Small office $300 per mo. AC Space $300 per mo. Call ( 305) 522-6598 FIRST MORTGAGE LOANS FOR SALE. Discounted 25%. Currently paying 7.25%. firstname.lastname@example.org. (305) 743-5164 ADMIN / CLERICAL ASST. (FT) needed to perform a variety of tasks. Must be motivated & dependable. Proficiency in MS Word & Excel req. H.S. diploma or eq. req. Apply in person at Coral Medical, 87899 Overseas Hwy. or fax resume to (305) 8522284. Drug Free Workplace. CARPENTERS & LABORERS Must have tools & transportation. Long term employment. Top pay for quality minded individuals. Must pass background check. Call (305) 852-2806. CommercialElectrician LookingforCommercial ElectriciansfortheGrassey Keyarea.Mustbe dependable,havetoolsand transportation.Pleasecontact Larry.954-978-7070 email@example.com Monroe County BOCC Employment Opportunities Visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov (305) 292-4557 E.O.E. Drug free workplace; Vet Pref Avail. CHARTER FISHING MATE Marathon. Salary plus tips. Call Bob, 305-393-2652 CLEANERS Saturdayin Marathon $17/hr Seasonal OK Call 305-743-8111 GATE ATTENDANT Nights & weekend work. MM 65, Long Key. Call 305-664-4860 or fax resume to 305-664-5268 PART TIME BOAT WASHER / DOCKMASTER needed for boat club in Islamorada. Scrubbing, cleaning & lt. maint. work for med. sized rec. boats. 2 3 day / wk., weekends expected. Friendly cust. svc & good comm. skills req. If interested call (305) 906-1693. CasaDelSolBeachResort Housekeeping,Maintenance, FrontDeskReservationist Applyinperson 58162OverseasHwy Marathon,FL.772-453-3132 WOW LOOK !!! ProfessionallyBuilt-LocalLicensedContractor w/over35+yearsexperience Spacious1900+sfGroundLevelw/FabulousLayout 300+sfofCoveredPorches CBSConstruction-XZone/NoFloodInsRequired -3bed/2bathPLUSBonusRoomGreatMasterSuite TonsofHallClosetSpace-LgA/CdAttic(150+sf) Sitson3lots-CreateYourOwnBackyardParadise! GreatUpperKeysNeighborhood&Parkw/Ramp WalkingDistancetoA+RatedElementarySchool EasilyConvertedtoADAAccessibleDesign OWNERFINANCINGUNDERCONSTRUCTION-PRICEDTOSELL 8PompanoAvenueMM105BaysideCall(305)522-6598 $325,000LOWDOWNPAYMENT-EASYTERMS!! DOLPHINRESEARCHCENTER58901O/SHwy-GrassyKey,FL Teaching...Learning...Caring Outgoing,energeticindividual,whoisapeople-personand enjoysworkingwiththepublic,isneededasan EntryLevel Trainer forour AnimalCare&Training department. Individualwilllearntopreparedailydiet/vitaminpreparation forourdolphins&sealions,narratepublicprogrampresentations,&basicanimalfeeding/handling.Mustbeteam player&haveexcellentorganization&communications skills; bephysicallyfit,abletoliftatleast50pounds& passaswimtest.Benefitsincludemedicalinsurance, 401(k),vacationandpaidholidays. E-mailyourresume firstname.lastname@example.org.EOE MakingaDifferencewithChildren&FamiliesFullCaseManagerinKeyWest FullCaseManagerinMarathonFordetailedjobdescriptionvisitw esleyhouse .or g Sendapplication/resumetoHR@w esleyhouse .or g orstopby1304TrumanAveoffice.Competitivesalaryplusgoodbenefits. WHFSisanEEOCEmployerandDrug-FreeWorkplace MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/Care Center Inc. RN-Marathon Full-Timeinpatient. BehavioralHealth Technician-Marathon CrisisStabilizationUnit Part-Time BehavioralHealth Therapist Providingindividualand groupcounselingformental healthandsubstanceabuse clientsintheMarathon office.FloridaLicense Required:LCSW,LMHCor LMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred. Fulltime. SubstanceAbuse Counselors ForJailIncarceration ProgramatMonroeCounty DetentionCenterinKey West.BachelorsinHuman Servicesrequired.CAP andBilingualpreferred. Full-Time. CaseManagerCoordinatingandproviding servicestoadultsandchildren intheMiddleKeys.Bachelors inHumanServiceFieldand 1yearexperiencerequired. Full-Time.Allapplicantsmustsubmit: 1)resume;2)threereferences; 3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreeningprior toanyofferofemployment.Sendresumeto hr -email@example.com EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotreapply Executive Director Job PostingSafe Harbor Animal Rescue of the Keys (S.H.A.R.K.) currently seeks an experienced Executive Director to oversee the 501(c)3 organizations responsibilities, including managing a full service no kill animal shelter located in Marathon, FL and animal control operations for an extended area of Monroe County in the Florida Keys.This dedicated, compassionate individual will demonstrate passion and concern for the humane treatment of animals.The E.D. will be responsible for supervising daily shelter functions including maintenance of high standards of animal care, cleanliness and sanitation protocols; the acceptance, fostering and adoption of animals; investigation of animal cruelty cases; maintenance of shelter buildings, grounds and property; human resources management, training and supervision; record-keeping of animal care; nancial transactions and records; asset protection; fund raising; outreach; and public relations. Three to ve years of supervisory experience required.The E.D. must have a thorough knowledge of animal issues, and all applicable county, state, and federal regulations; possess exceptional people skills, and show a proven ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Strong organizational skills, computer literacy and prociency in Microsoft Ofce required. Must be ACO certied or willing to be trained and certied. Knowledge of PetPoint a plus.The cost of living is high in the Florida Keys and salary may be less competitive than the national average. S.H.A.R.K. also offers a health benets package and two weeks paid vacation. Interested applicants should send resume and references to: President of Safe Harbor Animal Rescue of the Keys, 10550 Aviation Blvd, Marathon, FL 33050 or email documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday,May 4,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: HOUSEKEEPING F/T or P/T. 8 AM 3 PM. Big Pine Key Fishing Lodge, MM33. Apply in person or call 305-872-2351 FrontDeskParttime Weare aTimeshareResort,Looking forapersonwithComputer skills,mustspeakEnglish,a peopleperson.Applicationwill beavailableattheofficeM-F email@example.com P/T FRONT DESK PERSON Evening hrs. Must be outgoing, friendly & have computer exp. Apply Sea Dell Motel, 5000 O/S Hwy, Mrthn; call 743-5161 RESORT HELP Immediate opening! Dock Hand/General Maintenance Marathon, 305-797-1707 SunshineKeyRVResort is nowhiringforPTSecurity(FriSun),PTGateGuard(FriSun),FTHousekeeping,and FTMaintenanceSupervisor. Mustbeavailableweekends. Applyinperson38801O/S Hwy,MM39.305-872-2217 sunshinekey_mgr@equitylifes tyle.com THE MOORINGS is 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: firstname.lastname@example.org DANAS AIR CONDITIONING Experienced Techs & Installers. Apply in person only 1400-107th St., Marathon. Good pay with experience. SEEKINGP&CINSURANCE PROFESSIONALSFOR MARATHONOFFICE 440&220licenseholders email:email@example.com EXPERIENCED HELP ONLY Breakfast Cook Prep Cook, Line Cook Host/Hostess Waitstaff Bartender Bus Person Front of House Managers Apply in person: Sunset Grille & Raw Bar, 7 Knights Key Blvd, Marathon. IMMEDIATE HIRING Host/Dining Room Captain & Bus Person/Food Runner at Hideaway Cafe. Call Robert at 289-1554 10am-12pm. LINE COOKCabana Breezes Immediately hiring! Call 743-4849 or Apply 401 E. Ocean Dr., KCB.NOWHIRING SERVER AND PART-TIME KITCHEN HELP. Apply at the Stuffed Pig, Marathon. SERVERS,EXPERIENCED Night time, full time/part time. Apply in person to Key Colony Inn, 700 W. Ocean Drive, Key Colony Beach. SalesAssociate DionQuik Martsiscurrentlyaccepting applicationsforbothfulland part-timeSalesAssociates positioninIslamorada. Qualifiedapplicantswillbe energetic,positive,enjoy workingwiththepublic,and haveacan-do-attitude. Applicantsmustbeableto worknightsandweekendsand have2-3yearpreviousretail. Allinterestedcandidatescan stopbyDionsMainOffice locatedat81644Overseas Hwy.orforwardaresumeto KristieHernandezat Khernandez@dionllc.com. EOE/DrugFreeworkplace 305-664-3200 firstname.lastname@example.org Carpenters helper/laborer. Drug free. Form work exp. Placing and tying re-bar. Active drivers lic. and own transporation a must. Rob 305-393-7105EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair tech. Must have valid drivers lic. & tools! Also hiring delivery drivers and installers. Call (305) 664-3662. MARATHON PLUMBER AND PLUMBERS HELPER. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass drug test. (305) 731-7797 Landscape Foreman DAsign Source is looking for an experienced and hardworking Landscape Foreman to lead and work with landscape crews. Experience in landscaping/ hardscape installation along with maintenance of landscapes, equipment maintenance, irrigation, & lighting systems is necessary. Starting pay $18/hr plus benefits. Email resume to: email@example.com CLASS A CDL WRECKER DRIVER. Clean driving record required. Apply 100850 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL. 305-451-0714 1978 Trojan Cabin Cruiser 30ft. Good condition, runs great. Good liveaboard vessel. Must see to appreciate. $2,500. Call 305-340-9530 19 CC Sea Strike 1995 hull Exc cond. 130hp Yam 2 stroke appx 650 hours, color Garmin, new controls, cushions, trailer. $9,500. Call 970-485-0953. 30 CHRIS CRAFT Cabin Cruiser. Handymans Special. Great Liveaboard! $1,750. See at 2525 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. 33 FORTIER 1988 Twin Perkins, flybridge, sport fisherman. Appr at $135K, ask $45K or trade for RV or auto. Free dockage. 305-942-3055 Whaler 1978Boston Whaler13.5ft,Yamaha 40hp,andBimini.Andwith trailer.Verygoodcondition. Seriousinquiriesplease. $5000.00OBO305-942-1853 firstname.lastname@example.org Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 24 Columbia Sailboat 1968 New: roller furling, O/B motor. Good liveaboard. $3,200 OBO. MM 99 oceanside. Dockage available. 305-942-3055 55 BOATSLIP FOR SALE or lease in Islamorada. Yacht Club membership incuded. $500 / month. Great location! Call 305-393-7494. BOAT/SLIP:2009Silverton Yacht 33 in 45 slip w/ club membership & amenities, on appx 2 acres Gulf, Marathon. $250K, both. 270-519-1720 Boat slip for rent $200/mo. MM 99 oceanside. Up to 40 ft. catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric included. (305)942-3055 DOCKAGE AVAILABLE MM 103 Oceanside $10 a foot, Live Aboards okay Utilities Available (305) 905-6867 DOCKAGE TO 45 Excellent hurricane protection. Two locations; N. Key Largo & Big Pine Key. $305 / mo. Call (305) 898-6065. RESERVE YOUR SLIP NOW! Summer Special $450/mo. Sombrero/Dockside Marina, www.sombreromarina.com 305-743-5563, Marathon 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 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 Commercial Crawfish/Stone Crab Boat & Business For Sale. 278 lobster B certs & 86 stone crab B certs, traps, rope, bouys, everything ready to go fishing. 24 T-Craft, 454 EFI. $33,000. Ed 305-896-0617 MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 1989 CADILLAC ALLANTE Convertible. Red with black interior. Excellent cond. $7000. Will trade for boat, RV, etc. MM 99. Call 305-942-3055. 1996 Olds Cutlass Ciera New tires, ice cold A/C. Exc running cond! Low miles (83K). $1900. Marathon. 305-743-4115 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 A-WaX Pressure Cleaning Hydro Blaster, Res. & Comml Serving all Monroe County 305-834-1842 GOING BACK UP NORTH? I will help you clean your house before you leave. 4 hrs. min., only $80! Avail. Mon. Fri. Flexible on Sun. References avail. Commercial & residential. (305) 852-9507. A/C ARTIC TEMP Res & Comml, Marine, Sales, Repair, Refrig, Ice Mach. Lic#CAC 053827, 743-5288 A/CWindswept A/C & Appliances "Shut your windows, shut your doors, you aint gonna be hot no more!" Lic # CAC056989 289-1748 ELECTRICKelly Electric Serving the Middle Keys since 1980! Fair prices, dependable! Lic# EC525 743-6098 Marathon A/C & Appliances Sales and Fast & Reliable Service! Lic# CAC017490 Call 743-5051 Plumbing Ernest E. Rhodes Lic# CFC1427241 10700 5th Ave, Gulf, Marathon 743-7072 Boat Lifts Inc Install & Repair Concrete wood dock repair. Piling wraps, pin piles installed. Decorative concrete 289-7350 CABINETS FREDS BEDS KITCHEN KORNER Real Wood Cabinets;Particle Board Prices. Mrthn. 743-7277 Concrete Designs Protect & beautify any concrete surface. Custom artwork by Ed Moran! Deco coatings, stained pavers etc! Lic# SP3136. 305-923-0654 www.keysdecoconcrete.com PEST CONTROL Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. REDECORATE IN A DAY Affordable decorating using existing furnishings. Also organizing, assist move-ins. Lybrand Redesign 292-2682 TIKI HUTS NEW & REPAIR 305-664-0099 Lic# CYC 000002 Stump Grinding Stump Grinding & Fence repair Lic. 1204. 872-9877 FREEINTERNETCOVERAGE All classied ads included on our websitewww.keysnet.com NEWLYRENOVATEDNowhiringpersonnelforboth TomThumbandSubway. Subway AssistantManager 2pm10pm SandwichArtists SHIFTS7am2pm&2pm10pm TomThumb StoreClerks SHIFTS 6am2pm 2pm10pm 10pm6am Wewilltrain.Noexperienceneeded. CallClevelandat786-295-5307 Competitivewagesandbenefits. DFWPE.O.E. MARA THON Delivernewspapers 7daysaweekbetween4a.m.and7a.m. Earn$375aweek. StopintheMarathonofficeat 3015OverseasHighway tofilloutanapplicationorcall Carterat305-743-5551Ext.21. NewspaperCarrierWanted MARATHON -Ifyouareawell-organized, dedicatedandexperiencedlicensedRealtor,an exceptionalopportunityawaitsyouastheReal EstateAssistanttoaTopAgentandBroker. Opportunityinvolvesallaspectsofrealestate frompreparingCMAs,transactionmanagement, businessmanagementtoshowingproperties. Jobrequiresstrongpeopleskills,solidcomputer backgroundandawillingnesstoworkinorderto manageahighvolumebusiness.Sendresumeto r email@example.com TOMTHUMBFoodStores,Inc. OffersthefollowingpositionsinMONROECOUNTY*Managers&ManagerTrainees *AssistantManagers *StoreClerksThreeshiftsavailable:6amto2pm 2pmto10pm 10pmto6amToapplypleasecall786-295-5307 andaskforClevelandMathis Wewilltrain. Noexperienceneeded. Competitivewagesandbenefits.DFWP.E.O.E. DISTRIBUTIONSYSTEMOPERATORTheFloridaKeysAqueductAuthorityislookingfora DistributionSystemOperator to performentry-level,semi-skilledwork, involvingtherepairandmaintenanceof FKAAwaterdistributionandtransmission systems.Employeesmustensuresafe workingconditions,maintainwaterflow, andtestthewatersupply.Qualifications:H.S.diplomaorGED; supplementedby1yrpreviousexperienceand/ortrainingas apipefitterwithapublicutility,constructioncomp,orplumbingcomp.MusthaveavalidFLCDLAlicensew/in12mos ofhiredate.MustobtainaFDEPLevel3licensew/in18mos ofhiredate.SalaryRange$38,726.-$46,471,withexcellent benefits. Location:UpperKeys. Applyonlineat www.fkaa.comDeadline:5:00p.m.on05/07/13. EEO,VPE,ADA 852-3216 743-5551 Call today to advertise your businessin theServices Directoryof our Classifieds section Starting at only $60 for 4 weeks in all print editions of The Keynoter and The Reporter plus online every day at Keysnet.com 852-3216 743-5551 FREE SALE KIT with 2 or 3 day ad! 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