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WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,MAY 11,2013 VOLUME 60,NO.38 25 CENTS Buck stops here,tooFormer School Board member Steve Pribramsky vows to hit the ground running Monday on audit of $40 million HOB project, 2A Buck stops hereKey Wests Little White House hosts the Truman Symposium May 17-18 with a focus on national security issues, 5B Jury 11-1 for death penaltyBy a vote of 11-1 a Key West jury on Friday recommended to Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Mark Jones that Jonathan Leo LeBaron should face the death penalty.Last week, the same jury found LeBaron guilty of premeditated murder in the Feb. 10, 2009, beating death of 57year-old Richard Gardner aboard the latters boat, Flo to Me, at a Stock Island marina.The jurys recommendation is advisory and Jones has set a sentencing hearing for June 28 at the Freeman Justice Center. Before the jury left for deliberations, Jones told them their decision would be given great weight.This week attorneys on both sides argued whether the defendant should spend the rest of his life in Florida prison or die from lethal injection.Prosecutors opted to ground their closing arguments to the jury in terms of hard evidence speaking directly to the heinous, atrocious and cruel manner of the murder, whereas defense counsel spoke in more abstract terms of morality and how LeBarons life went off course. Kellie Peterson, defense counsel from the Regional Office of Civil and Conflict Counsel, described a pattern of various abuses that began when LeBaron, now 36, was just three years old.Testimony from LeBarons brother and sister described mother Melba as a devout Jehovahs Witness and strict disciplinarian who regularly abused the siblings.The problem is, Peterson said, we all get so wrapped up in this processLeBaron found guilty in grisly murderBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comIN THE COURTSWELCOMEThe saga continues: Overseas lawsuit filed The former Overseas Liquor & Lounge building in Marathon generates a lot of press for a business that hasnt been open for more than five years. The latest in a long-running saga involving the once landmark property is a lawsuit filed Tuesday by Marathon attorney Bob Miller calling for the removal of probate attorney Richard Warner as the co-personal representative for the estate of Joseph Ardolino, which owns the Overseas. Miller filed the suit on behalf of the estate of Angela Nunery, Ardolinos granddaughter and a 27-percent stakeholder in the estate. Nunery is also a former client of Warners. In a lengthy filing, Miller accuses Warner of taking advantage of his position as representative by paying his own law firm roughly $100,000 to represent himself in that position, unbeknownst to the estates five beneficiaries. Miller also claims Warner breached his fiduciary duty to the estate and accuses him of self-dealing in estate assets in the hopes of collecting a larger fee once the Overseas property is sold. To that end, Miller says Warner cost the estate roughly $337,000 in lost rents ($3,191 per month) and loan payments ($155,000 promissory note) from former business owners Roy and Beverly Dickens when Warner called due a balloon loan in 2008, again unbeknownst to the beneficiaries. Miller said he believes Warner was attempting to increase the resale value of the property, and thus the fee heLawyer fees at issue in estate dispute quagmireBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONPSC votes on TuesdayIt could be a banner week for commercial electricity proponents on No Name Key. On Tuesday, many expect the state Public Service Commission to approve plans to electrify the island. The next day, the Monroe County Commission is set to discuss results of a study that recommends doing away with a county prohibition of public utilities on the island. Tuesdays PSC hearing was originally meant only to decide whether the PSC has jurisdiction over the No Name decision, but spokeswoman Cindy Muir said it would be handled as a proposed agency action. Along with jurisdiction, (if approved) the Commission will also decide whether or not No Name Key should receive electrical power. Once the order is issued, if not protested, it will be become final after 21 days, Muir said in an email to the Keynoter No Name resident Alicia Putney, for years the driving force fighting commercial electricity on the 1,000acre island, was denied the right to intervene in the PSC matter on April 19. Muir said Putney filed a petition with the state Supreme Court to overturn that ruling. But that wont stop the PSC from holding its hearing, according to Muir. And whatever the PSC decides, Putney only has the right to appeal her denial of intervention. Depending on how the PSC rules, other parties named in the complaint brought by No Name resident Jim Reynolds against Lower Keys utility Keys Energy Services would have the right to appeal, including Monroe County. But that would appear unlikely given the countys recent actions regarding No Name Key. In February, the commission voted unanimously to drop a trespassing action against Keys Energy over aerial easements on No Name, as well as an appeal of a CircuitEnd of long battle may be in offingBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comNO NAME KEYKeynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYThis newly installed Sombrero Lighthouse replica sign greets visitors to Marathon at the west end of town.The design was approved in December 2011,but permitting issues held up installation.Lifetime Keys resident Larry Herlth constructed the signs theres another on Grassy Key that weigh an estimated 400 to 500 pounds and are 4.5 feet wide at the base. Heres lookinat you kidSold out venues, elopement and surprise wedding are among the only-in-themovies storylines emerging from the Key Largo Chambers first-ever Bogart Film Festival. More than 2,000 people attended events during the four-day festival, which ended Sunday. They came from 35 states and five foreign countries. One couple from Orlando, Fl. came to be married. Stephen Bogart, the son of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, was the star attendee and co-host. But it was the young Orlando couple that almost stole the show at the posh Bogart Ball held Saturday night at Hilton Key Largo Resort. Self-confessed big Bogie fans, the couple decided on a whim to elope, got married on the beach at Harry Harris Park in Key Largo, and then attended the formal Bogart Ball on Saturday which became their impromptuOrlando couple eloped to attend Bogart BallBy WAYNE MARKHAMwmarkham@keynoter.comKEY LARGO Reid Nichols,33,and Dana Karen,28,are self-confessed big Bogie fans.See Bogart,2ASee No Name,2ASee Overseas,2ASee LeBaron,3A
wedding reception. Reid Nichols, 33, and Dana Karen, 28, had been dating for three years. The decision to make the Bogart Ball their own, was a last-minute thing, they said. It was just so wellreceived, said Craig Cope, president of the Key Largo Chamber and official co-host for the event. They even got their pictures taken with Stephen Bogart and (film critic) Leonard Maltin. The Casablanca-themed Bogart Ball included a red carpet cocktail reception in a casino setting, a Moroccanthemed dinner and dancing and the impromptu wedding reception as well. Mike Dojc, a blogger for the website 2life, even posted a picture of the young couple in front of the iconic movie poster with Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart promoting the 1948 film release for Key Largo. In addition to putting Key Largo on the map as a tourist destination, the movie is the fourth and final film that Bogie and Bacall made together, showcasing their legendary onand off-screen chemistry. Key Largo has a strong storyline and a great cast, working under the direction of John Huston, said Maltin. It deals with such timeless subjects as power, ambition, and integrity. Maltin said that he became involved with the Key Largo festival because Bogart is his all-time favorite actor.Event coordinator Suzanne Holmquist said that the Bogart Family Estate pushed for outdoor screenings in order to highlight the tropical beauty that makes Key Largo a unique destination.The four-day festival featured 38 film screenings, workshops, a memorabilia exhibit, rides on the original African Queen and the formal ball. Cope said the Chamber is already thinking about ways to improve the event for next year, noting that Stephen Bogart and the Bogart Family Estate were tremendous partners for this firstever Key Largo festival.He (Stephen) was all over the place; we kept him working. But he and Leonard Maltin were just great to work with. I cant tell you how many people came up to offer their thanks for hosting the festival. I heard that over and over.would collect. The Dickenses couldnt afford to pay the note and closed the business in February 2008. Its been dormant since. For Richard to hire himself and his law firm to represent himself as personal representative is a direct conflict with the best interest of his client, Miller said. Warner told the Keynoter that Miller attempted a similar action in 2009 and said that he considers the suit to be simply harassment. Well be defending and ultimately dismissing that. Were just not going to back down, Warner said Friday. Warner added that estate beneficiaries were made aware of attorneys fees Warner paid himself in interim accounting reports filed as part of the estate proceedings. He had agreed in a mediated 2007 agreement to not charge personal representative fees. Of course we werent going to hire outside attorneys. Ive done a monster amount of work Ill never be paid for, he said, referring to his role as representative. It all began around 2006, when Warner began representing Nunery in the Ardolino estate proceedings. By May 2007, Warner and Deltona-area attorney John Parente were appointed co-personal representatives for the estate. Warner remained Nunerys attorney, which Miller claims in his suit is a conflict of interest Warner never addressed with Nunery. Theres a lot of times that happens. We did wonders for her to get her logged in as a 27 percent interested person in the estate, Warner said. By February 2008, the Overseas Liquor & Lounge was closed. Warner later put it up for sale at $1.8 million. It appears to be his intention to get rid of the [Dickenses] before the lease was even up. Warner insisted on a $1,000 per month [rent] increase and would only give him a month-to-month lease, Miller said. Miller is requesting that Warner be removed as representative and pay to Nunerys estate damages, attorneys fees and other and further relief as to the Court appears just. Were not going to back downFrom Overseas,1A KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,May 11,2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.8979 SUN.9078 MON.9076 TUES.8576 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria.There currently are no beaches with health advisories.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. 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Key Largo 451-4788 | Key West 294-4788 | Big Pine 872-4788102481 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL 33037 WWW.TMIGFLA.COM Marathon Church Of God800 74th Street,OceanSunday Worship & Children's Church 10:45AM Sunday Evening Worship 6:00PMWednesday Night Bible Study 6:30PMA Pentecostal Ministry with a Prophetic Voice" For God so loved the world..." and so do we! Kirk of the KeysOverseas Highway at 89th Street Marathon MM 51.5 743-4256Staffed Childrens Sunday School & NurserySunday Services 9 a.m. Contemporary11 a.m. Traditionalwww.kirkofthekeys.com GAINES Sandra L. Gaines, Age 83 passed away peacefully at home in Stuart, FL on Saturday, May 4, 2013. Sandy was born Flint, MI. Sandy had lived for many years in Marathon, Fl. Surviving are a son, Michael & Theresa Gaines of CT; daughter Melinda (Mindy) Gaines of FL; grandchildren, Jennifer, Kelly, Matthew, Seana, Haley and Ross; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Douglas Gaines in 2005. Per her wishes, no public services are scheduled. Her cremains will be spread over the water of the Florida Keys in a private ceremony. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity. MONTGOMERY Charles F. Montgomery, age 89, passed away at Fishermens Hospital on April 30th 2013. He was born in Owosso, Michigan on September 20th 1923. Charles had been a resident of Marathon, FL since 1961. He served in the Army Air Forces from February 1943 to November 1945, and received 4 Bronze Battle Stars. Charles worked for BellSouth for over 30 years. He had been a member of the Marathon Volunteer Fire Department in the 1960s, as well as belonging to numerous clubs and organizations throughout Marathon. Charles and his late wife, Sylvia, enjoyed spending time with friends at the Marathon Yacht Club and taking cruises around the world. He also enjoyed boating, fishing, and diving. Charles is preceded in death by his wife Sylvia. He is survived by his two sons, Thomas and Daniel, eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and his first wife Bertha. It was at Charles request that there be no service. Memorial donations may be made to: Marathon Yacht Club, 825 33rd Street, Gulf, Marathon, FL 33050. Court decision that put final say over electrification in the PSCs hands. The commission did vote to continue its involvement in the PSC complaint, but PSC staff recommendations released on May 2 were strongly in favor or electricity. Meanwhile, the commission is scheduled to hear the results of a coastal barrier overlay district study it paid engineering and planning firm Keith & Schnars to conduct. The $40,600 study was to a wide-ranging look at county policies regarding the federal Coastal Barrier Resource System. Congress enacted the Coastal Barrier Resources Act in 1982 to protect coastal habitats, and the county in 2001 created a coastal barrier overlay district prohibiting utilities in such areas. According to county documents, the Keith & Schnars study recommends doing away with the prohibition on utilities created by the 2001 ordinance. If the CBRS overlay ordinance was eliminated, CBRS system units would still be protected from development by the countys tier system, the study says. The 43 No Name homeowners have publicly battled over commercial electricity for decades. They get power now by banking it in batteries via solar panels and generators.Back to BOCC on WednesdayFrom No Name,1A Four-day fest will returnFrom Bogart,1APribramsky begins work on HOB auditFormer District 1 Monroe County School Board member Steve Pribramsky, an accountant and auditor by trade, hopes to start a review of the financial and construction records related to the three-year, $40 million rebuild of Horace OBryant Middle School in Key West. Superintendent Mark Porter executed an agreement with Pribramsky on Thursday afternoon that is set to initially cost between $15,000 and $18,000, which falls below Porters $25,000 spending threshold. The contract runs from May 10 to June 30. The hire, although already done, is up for discussion by the School Board at a Tuesday workshop beginning at 3 p.m. at administrative offices on Trumbo Point.Porter opted to bring in an outside auditor given months of pressure from board member Ed Davidson and Stuart Kessler, a member of the districts advisory Audit and Finance Committee, and following the sudden departure of former administrator Michael Kinneer, who has handled HOB financials since 2010.Pribramsky said hed sit down with Davidson on Monday to review all of the research and analysis already completed.This has been a long and extended construction effort and it is necessary and appropriate at this time to invest some additional resources into the successful closure of this important project, Porter said.He said Pribramskys firm Pribramsky and Zuelch, with offices in Key West, Marathon and Islamorada, has the best expertise and immediate availability to meet the needs of Monroe County schools.In a nod to Davidson and Kessler, Porter said, It is their initial work that has helped define and focus the further efforts needed at this time.The HOB project has been mired in problems including a complete redesign to comply with city height limits; the discovery of compromised soil foundation that had to be replaced; the exclusion of an essential parking lot; and myriad instances of what Davidson has challenged as questionable accounting.Kessler and Davidson have complained that documents provided by Coastal Construction are insufficient and dont meet reporting requirements outlined in the construction contract. Pribramsky, who only served one four-year term, was a dogged critic of the School District finances at the time and led the charge to overhaul the administration during and following the downfall of thenSuperintendent Randy Acevedo and his wife Monique, then the adult education coordinator.Board likely to discuss at Tuesday workshopBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comOUR SCHOOLSZip-line issue returns to CityOpponents to a planned zip-line course at Crane Point Hammock wont have long to wait before making their case against the project to the Marathon City Council. The council is slated to hold a quasi-judicial hearing to consider a conditional use for the proposed $1.1 million course on Tuesday, just eight days after the Planning Commission voted to recommend the conditional use on 30 vote. Two commissioners were absent from that meeting. Anumber of vocal opponents to the zip line many of whom reside in the residential subdivision surrounding the 63-acre nonprofit nature preserve -turned out for Mondays Planning Commission hearing. They objected on numerous grounds, but the commission voted 3-0 to grant the use. The decision was based on staff stating the project qualified for the use and that other concerns would be addressed as the zip-line progresses. In fact, the commission hardly discussed the issue after roughly three hours of presentations and public comment. It was moved for approval and voted on in less than five minutes, a decision that drew loud boos from the crowd. The council is likely to hear many of same objections as the Planning Commission, such as that zip-line is an active, not passive, recreational use, and that it interferes with White-crown pigeon habitat. Crane Points presentation on Monday unveiled a proposed 2,900-foot course featuring nine towers and five ground level or just above landing platforms. Its conditional use is consistent with the comprehensive plan and land development regulations, according to city staff. The zip-line project has been in the works since 2009, with Crane Points board of directors hoping it provides a sustained source of income. The property has struggled financially in recent years. The City Council agreed to pursue a $727,000 state Community Development Block Grant on behalf of Crane Point. Its based on the attraction creating 21 fulltime jobs for at lease one year.The city would have to pay back the state $35,000 for each job not created. Crane Point has said it would cover the first four jobs if necessary. Tuesdays City Council meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center. By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Planning commission meeting was packed. 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Saturday,May 11,2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com T A VERNIER: 92410 Overseas Hwy. Suite 1(305) 852-9624 KEY WEST : 1601B N. Roosevelt Blvd.(305) 296-5481 MARA THON: 5701 Overseas Hwy. Suite 17(305) 289-0028in The Professional Building with Dr. ConsiglioOPEN MON-FRI (by appointment) Se Habla Espanol that everyone has to point a finger. Dont do that. Look at why this happened and what our system of justice stands for.I would say our system of justice failed those kids. Was that Jonathans fault? Would he still be here today? Those are the kinds of questions you need to answer.I would ask to look at Jonathan LeBaron and the path that he was given and know that theres no gift here, theres no free pass. Either way he dies in prison and it becomes less about him and more about the morality of what happened and what failed. Then I would ask you not to kill him.Acrime that a jury decides is heinous, atrocious and cruel, is considered an aggravating factor in the penalty phase where life or death is deliberated.There were a minimum of four, distinct blunt force wounds to Richard Gardners head, Assistant Monroe County State Attorney Val Winter told jurors. The blunt object struck Richard Gardners head with such sheer strength and wickedness, Richard Gardner avulsed seven teeth.The victims upper jaw was broken and his lower jaw shattered, Winter said, going on to describe a total of 12 stab wounds to Gardners body, evidenced by a graphic photograph projected in the courtroom. Heinous, Winter said, displaying a new photo of plastic wire ties LeBaron planned to bind Gardner with during a robbery or kidnapping. Atrocious.Finally, a photo of Gardners body so badly beaten it was difficult to ascertain the exact anatomy. Cruel. Did Richard Gardner die because of Jonathan LeBarons greed or because the defendant was hit with a switch as a child? Multiple stab wounds citedFrom LeBaron,1A Board rejects concessionsFire and emergency services district commissioners on Wednesday rejected concessions offered by the Fire Department, making it less likely that the department will continue serving Key Largo.The Key Largo FireRescue and Emergency Services District commissioners voted 3-2 not to accept a four-point compromise aimed at saving the Fire Department. Instead, the Key Largo Ambulance Corps will probably take over leadership of the department May 27 with a newly-formed, nonprofit fire company. The decision to sever the districts contract with the Fire Department was essentially a move to get rid Chief Sergio Garcia, who has led the department for the past 15 years. Commissioner Bob Thomas made it a priority to weaken Garcias role in the department since he came to office in November. Garcia has remained relatively quiet since the commissioners voted to end the contract in March, but he broke his silence Wednesday. What we have here is Willy Wonka trying to run the fire service, Garcia told The Reporter He has no business being a commissioner, especially when he doesnt listen to the voice of the people and everything he says is not based on fact. Thomas, a retired airline captain, owns Key Largo Chocolates. District board Chairwoman Jennifer Miller and Commissioner Tony Allen strongly oppose Thomaspush to cut ties with the department, but were out-voted by Commissioners Marilyn Beyer and George Mirabella. Miller said that only a small handful of her constituents support discontinuing the Fire Departments contract. This isnt obviously what the community wants, and if it is, I havent heard from them, she said. Allen and Miller Tuesday voted to accept the concessions, which were written by the Fire Departments board of directors. But Thomas, Mirabella and Beyer said they did not go far enough. Mirabella called the concessions smoke and mirrors. No one is even interested in the baloney you have handed out, Mirabella told the Fire Departments board of directors President Frank Conklin. This is all just a smoke screen to stall. The only solution we have is to create a new corporation with better bylaws. Garcia said he and the Key Largo Volunteer FireRescue Department are sticking around no matter who occupies the towns two fire stations. We are not going to dissolve our corporation, he said. We are going to find a way to provide service.By DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comKEY LARGOCity moves forward on dredging referendumWith a unanimous Tuesday approval of the Key West City Commission, voters are one step closer to an Oct. 1 referendum on dredging to allow larger cruise ships at Key West. Commissioners authorized, in the first of two required public hearings, the language of a binding referendum to request a federal study on impact of the dredging. The vote will come after years of public debate and political maneuvering. The two sides are familiar foes: the Key West Chamber of Commerce has come out for a study of the quality-oflife, environmental and revenue impacts worded to avoid mentioning mass market tourism while eco-advocacy group Last Stand does not want to even consider any proposed dredging. Last Stand argues dredging violates legislation that established the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.Both groups have formed political action committees and are actively fund raising to spread their message further.The $2 million to $3 million study would task the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, but with the understanding that no city money is to be spent on the study. The actual cost of the dredging to widen the ship channel is estimated at some $36 million.And there are no funds identified, as of yet, for that work if and when the project gets approval. The plan calls for widening Cut B of the ship channel from 300 feet to 450 feet, displacing 150,000 cubic yards of protected sea floor.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WESTDUI manslaughter arrest madeAdeadly crash on the Seven Mile Bridge on April 17 put a Miami-Dade County man in jail Thursday under a charge of committing manslaughter while driving under the influence. Xavier A. Ycaza, 23, remained in the Stock Island Detention Center with no bond allowed at press time Friday. Florida Highway Patrol officers arrested Ycaza immediately after his release from the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, where he was recovering from injuries suffered during the head-on crash he is charged with causing. Floyd O. DeVos, 79, of Grand Rapids, Mich., died in the crash. Nancy DeVos, 76, riding with her husband of 59 years, was hospitalized with critical injuries. She later was discharged from Jackson Memorial. Nancy and Floyd DeVos were regular visitors to the Sunshine Key RVResort. Floyd spent the last years of his life enjoying the Florida Keys and its amazing fishing, says an obituary published in the Grand Rapids Press. Floyd had a loving nature and was always willing to help anyone. Floyd DeVos was driving south over the Seven Mile Bridge with Nancy as passenger in their 1999 Chevrolet when Ycazas northbound 2013 Nissan swerved into the southbound lanes and slammed their car at 8:50 p.m. Floyd DeVos died before he could be taken by air ambulance to the Ryder Trauma Center, said FHPLt. Kathleen McKinney. Ycaza, a resident of Golden Beach, an oceanfront community near the Broward County line, is being held on DUI charges of causing death, serious injury and property damage.IN THE COURTSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org
Opinion & EditorialSaturday,May 11,2013 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: email@example.com 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. EDITORIALPribramsky right choice for auditLETTERS TO THE EDITORYou can helpOn Saturday, May 11, the United States Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct the nations largest single-day food drive. The nations 175,000 letter carriers including those in South Florida will collect food donations left at mailboxes in more than 10,000 communities and deliver them to food banks and other hunger relief organizations, such as pantries, soup kitchens and shelters.With more than 50 million Americans living at risk of hunger, food banks across the country continue to experience record demand for emergency food assistance, said PMG Pat Donahoe. Together, we are helping to address this demand and making a difference in the lives of millions of Americans in communities throughout the nation.Other partners of the food drive include the National Rural Letter CarriersAssociation, AARP, Feeding America, Campbell Soup Company, Valpak, United Way, AFLCIO, Uncle Bobs Self Storage, GLS Companies, Publix, Source Direct Plastics and Valassis. Examples of non-perishable items customers can donate include peanut butter, canned soups, canned vegetables, boxed cereal, pasta and rice. Debbie Fetterly USPS Pembroke PinesQuestions raised about changes, spending on $40 million in federal money a serious matter Pribramsky the right choice to clean up HOB mess Superintendent Mark Porter took the advice of School Board member Ed Davidson this week and announced he was hiring a financial auditor to review the troubled Horace OBryant Middle School construction process. He made the right choice by tapping Steve Pribramsky. Pribramsky is a former School Board member who was highly instrumental in bringing down the corrupt Acevedo administration in 2008 and 2009. If not for Pribramsky and current School Board members John Dick and (to a lesser extent) Andy Griffiths, we may not have known the full extent of the graft that went on under Randy Acevedos watch. In the end, we found out that his wife, Monique Acevedo, stole close to a half a million dollars while she was in charge of the School Districts adult education department. Shes in prison about half-way through an eight-year sentence. Randy Acevedo got off easier. He was only convicted of covering up his wifes theft and served three-years of probation.If you recall those days, there were forces at work within the School District and on the School Board that wanted the story to go away. Please dont look any further, some asked. Others, entrenched in the corrupt morass and cronyism of the Key West political establishment, were more demanding. When Randy Acevedo was handcuffed, a group of women resembling the Manson family wailed at police as they took him away to be processed. All the while, Pribramsky persisted in demanding the truth. If he did this from a comfortable perch in the Middle or Upper Keys, it would be less impressive. But at the time, Pribramsky and his family lived in Key West right in the middle of Conch country. Pribramsky only sought and served one term. In the meantime, the most egregious corruption that plagued the School District seems to have gone away with the Acevedos and their friends who occupied high-paid administrative positions. But something went wrong in the process since the $40-million Horace OBryant project broke ground. Davidson and Audit and Finance Committee member Stuart Kessler identified at least $1.8 million in questionable charges billed by Coastal Construction, the lead contractor on the HOB project. They identified more than 70 change orders that the company did not report to the administration of then-Superintendent Joseph Burke.Kessler said it was not Coastal Constructions fault that change orders were not reported. The School Districts finance staff signed off on them without the knowledge of the School Board. The superintendent can approve spending of up to $25,000, but he or she must also disclose the spending to the School Board under state law. Davidson and Kessler are valuable watchdogs and should be commended for bringing to light what is at least questionable accounting. The district may reap hundreds of thousands of dollars in refunds should the mistakes be confirmed. Given his record on the School Board, Pribramsky is the right person to get to the bottom of the HOB debacle. It should also prove interesting to see what else he finds as he lifts the cover on this latest construction boondoggle. West end of Caroline Street after 1909 hurricane passed through Key West.This photo was taken Oct.11,1909 and now resides in the State Archives of Florida.Photo courtesy Florida Memory,a division of the Florida Library & Information Services.CELEBRATING OUR PAST Fundraisers succeedThe Hurricane Hole would like to thank its customers, friends and families for pulling together to raise more than $14,000 in two separate benefits in April. On April 7, the Hurricane Hole hosted a fundraiser for Jennifer Phillips and her family to help them face her battle with cancer. Funds were raised through a variety of activities that included a belly-flop contest, silent auction and 50/50 raffle. Many of those in attendance also had their heads shaved and more than 100 families participated in purchasing a small section of the pirate-ship playground to paint as their own. The event took place all afternoon and generated roughly $6,000. Alarge percentage of those in attendance were friends and co-workers from the Key West Pre-School Coop, where Ms. Jen had been working for the past three years.On April 28, the Hurricane Hole family rallied again in support of longtime employee Mirza Qumruzzaman, known as Alvin. Alvin and his family have been commuting back and forth from Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami following the birth of their son Rafan.Just days after his birth, Rafan was diagnosed with congenital adrenal hyperplasia, a condition that will require lifelong medication and monitoring. An employee of the Hurricane Hole since 2007, Alvin is well known among the Hurricane Holes loyal customers. We raised close to $8,000 through individual donations, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and karaoke bingo. Donations can still be accepted online at www.giveforward.com/fundraiser /p982/babyalvin .The patrons of the Hurricane Hole have clearly demonstrated the generosity that Key West has become known for in times of need. The staff, management and ownership of the Hurricane Hole are extremely grateful to everyone who participated and volunteered to make these two events a giant success. Matthew McKnight, Matt Moline Hurricane Hole, Conch Shack Stock IslandMarjorie Mearns gone at age 74Longtime Marathon resident, community activist and former City Council member Marjie Mearns died Wednesday at the age of 74. She was heavily involved in the Middle Keys community, but was perhaps best known for her work as an advocate for Pigeon Key, a small island offshore of Marathon that housed workers in the early 1900s when Henry Flagler built the Florida East Coast Railway. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. Mearns was a longtime member of the nonprofit Pigeon Key Foundation board of directors, and even filled in for a short time as executive director of the island. More recently, Mearns was the driving force behind the ongoing community effort to save the iconic 2.2-mile Old Seven Mile Bridge leading to Pigeon Key. She was unbelievable. Im very involved with Pigeon Key and the Seven Mile Bridge. She started all that years ago. She gave us a ton of information she had collected...and we wouldnt be where we are now without it. She was very instrumental in getting the whole thing going, Pigeon Key Foundation board member Riett Steinmetz said. In March 2011, she helped start www.saveoldseven.org, an online petition website that later morphed into the nonprofit group Friends of Old Seven. The group is trying to help secure funding for an expensive refurbishing of the bridge. Mearns was also a member of the Marathon City Council from 2005 to 2007, following her son Randy, a former mayor, on the dais. She was also a longtime Guidance Clinic of the Middle Keys-now Guidance Care Centerboard member and was active with the Marathon Volunteer Fire Department as was Randy, a former Volunteer Fire Chief. Mearns had a number of interests outside of city business and community activism as well. She was a longtime member-as a baritone-of Island Harmony, the well-known Middle Keys barber shop singing group. Aphysical education teacher in Pennsylvania prior to moving to the Keys, Mearns was also an avid tennis player and coached numerous sports. She even helped then-Marathon High Principal Kay Gradick establish girls sports at the school when the Mearns family moved to the Keys in 1968. Mike Puto was a teacher at the school during that time and has known Mearns for more than 40 years. He was city manager during Mearnstwo years on the dais and the two served on the Pigeon Key board together. She was really a neat lady, and to me was like a second mom. She was helpful to me when I was on the [Monroe County Commission] and then when I became city manager. She was a guiding light. She went through a lot with her cancer, but she was a fighter, he said. Randy says Mearns and her husband, Frank, came to the Keys intending to purchase a Grassy Key marina. It fell through [and] they eventually bought the King Sail Motel and owned that for 12 years, he said. Randy said Marjie was diagnosed with kidney cancer and had surgery, but that it later returned and spread through her body. She lived longer than doctors said she would have. She was comfortable and didnt have a lot of suffering, Mearns said. She will be missed. She did a lot of good things for this community. The Mearns family is planning a celebration of life on June 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Kirk of the Keys. Agathering of family and friends at Tarpon Creek Bar & Grill behind the Holiday Inn Express in Marathon will follow.Community activist served two years on city councilBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON MEARNS NEWS BRIEFSIndian Fill cleanup set for May 18Aclean-up day for Tea Table, Lignumvitae and Indian Key Fill is scheduled for Saturday, May 18 beginning at 9 a.m. The Islamorada branch of the Monroe County Sheriffs Office is coordinating with the Islamorada Public Works Department and Solid Waste provider to remove all trash collected during the clean-up. The community is encouraged to join the clean-up efforts. Participants will meet at the north end of the Fill, mile marker 79.6, bayside (north end Tea Table Fill / south of the Papa Joes property) and break into groups to pick up debris. Students may receive a community service certificate for their participation in this clean-up event. It may be a beautiful warm and sunny day, so participants are reminded to wear sun block, light clothing, a hat, sturdy shoes and gloves and to bring water to drink.
Fishermens Community Hospital announced employee award winners for the first quarter of 2013. Isabel Yerena was named Outstanding Employee. Consistently praised by patients for her excellent customer service skills, Yerena works in the Business Office in the Admitting and ER Registration areas. Agraduate of Marathon High School, she resides in Marathon and has been with the hospital since 2011. Nurse of the Quarter honors went to Linda Ardire, of the Intensive Care Unit. Ardire also fills in as a supervisor and serves as a BLS and ACLS instructor. The Key Colony Beach resident is described by coworkers as being a nurse advocate, a patient teacher and a real asset to both patients and nurses. Larry Wise, Director of Diagnostic Imaging, was named Manager of the Quarter. Lauded for creating a user-friendly workplace and patient environment, the longtime Marathon resident, started with Fishermens in 1995. Wise has overseen the implementation of the new digital mammography equipment as well as the fulltime operation of MRI testing. He received an Associate of Science degree in Radiology from Indian River Community College in Fort Pierce, FL. Nominated by co-workers as well as by patients, all three were honored at an ice cream social held for all employees April 30. Florida appears to be moving up the ranks of states judged welcoming to business development.Chief Executive Magazine announced that Florida is now ranked number two in the nation to do business, edging closer to knocking off the top spot leader, Texas. More than 730 CEOs from across the U.S. voted in the survey the highest response on record. The survey asked CEOs to rank the best states for business based on a wide range of criteria, from taxation and regulation to workforce quality and living environment. CEOs from around the nation recognize ITS WORKING in Florida. We have cut business regulations, kept taxes low, we have no state income tax and weve paid down state debt, said Governor Rick Scott. CEOs have also taken notice of our superior living environment, noting our education quality, affordability of real estate and excellent transportation system.The survey gave Florida high marks in all areas. According to CEOs, Florida now beats Texas in living environment and is closing the gap in taxation and regulation. The article noted: Governor Rick Scott has made it his priority to streamline state government, reducing 2,300 needless regulations and 12,000 government positions...Scott cut property taxes by more than $210 million and eliminated the state tax for 63 percent of the businesses that paid it when he was elected.Floridas economy continues to grow. The states unemployment rate has dropped by more than three percentage points from two years ago the second biggest drop in the country. Floridas unemployment rate, now below the national average, is at its lowest point since October 2008. In addition, the Sunshine States businesses have created more than 320,000 new private-sector jobs in the last two years, according to state officials.Other recent rankings for the Sunshine state include:Fast Company, the worlds leading progressive business media brand, named Florida the No. 1 state for innovation in its May 2013 magazine. For more information, visit Enterprise Florida at www .eflorida.com Saturday,May 11,2013 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com MARKETPLACE Recent Real Estate SalesSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 120 percent Based on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) for the period April 28, 2013 May 4, 2013. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, AddressListedSoldListedListing AgentSelling Agent Big Coppitt Key 201 Coppit Rd.$89,900$66,000151Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Barbara CrespoSellstate Island Prop./Maya Thomas 400 Avenue B.$339,000$331,00099Keys Comm. R.E./Gary SmithKeys Comm. R.E./Gary SmithBig Pine Key lot 26 Enterprise Ave. (*)$99,500$87,500367Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Diane CorlissAmerican Caribbean R.E./Sandra Tuttle 29450 Constitution Ave.$695,000$620,000324Internet Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/Nate MeyerColdwell Banker Schmitt/Kathleen Gomez 12 Flying Cloud (*)$149,900$149,000216Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Beata, Jim SharpeColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa Ferringo 31352 Avenue E$194,000$182,000105Century 21 Schwartz/Debra FarrellColdwell Banker Schmitt/Abby Oglesbee 29415 Saratoga Ave.$509,000$475,000104Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Karen HaackOutside of MLS 29086 Iris Dr.$356,000$333,00097Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Patti NicklessColdwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel Williams. 29132 Palm Ave.$165,000$165,00082Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Karen HaackColdwell Banker Schmitt/Patti Nickless 1583 Bogie Dr.$399,000$380,00061American Caribbean R.E./Sandra TuttleColdwell Banker Schmitt/Abby Oglesbee 3979 Gordon Rd.$279,900$258,88555United Realty Consultants/Todd HamiltonCentury 21 Schwartz/Rhonda WilliamsCudjoe Key 22938 John Avery Ln.$399,000$400,000151American Caribbean R.E./Sandra TuttleIsland Group Rlty./Margarita Villoch 22846 Port Royal Ln.$396,000$370,000135Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Diane CorlissOutside of MLS 22948 Long Ben Ln.$259,000$240,000125Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Barbara CrespoColdwell Banker Schmitt/Barbara Crespo 340 Spanish Main Dr.$339,000$330,000287Island Group Realty/Margarita VillochNon-Member OfficeDuck Key 174 Indies Dr. (*)$395,000$375,000951RE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Joe TownsendColdwell Banker Schmitt/Debra Grill 5104 Sunset Village Dr.$279,900$267,000245Sellstate Island Prop./Melva WagnerSellstate Island Prop./Melva WagnerKey Colony Beach 601 Ocean$259,000$252,000430Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Joshua MothnerShoreline Prop./Jaclyn Kelley 140 5th St.$789,000$750,000116Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel WilliamsColdwell Banker Schmitt/Joshua Mothner 660 12th St.$950,000$800,00071Gail's Island Rlty./Gail BorysiewiczAmerican Caribbean R.E./Lynn LucasKey Haven 2 Beachwood Dr.$599,000$540,000195Schwartz Prop. Sales/Jimmy LaneColdwell Banker Schmitt/Louis PaezKey Largo 100700 Overseas Hwy. (*) $179,000$175,000473Marr Properties/Terry CantoCentury 21 Schwartz/David Thompson 1530 Ocean Bay Dr.$150,000$135,000422Century 21 Schwartz/Sue SparkesColdwell Banker Schmitt/Carol Herdock 603 Jade Dr.$299,900$260,000378RE/MAX Keys to The Key/Team WilkinsonCentury 21 Schwartz/Francis Clay 10 Rose Pl.$220,000$241,000285Keys Country Realty & Dev./Ellie DonofrioCentury 21 Schwartz/Loretta Lawrence 146 Dickie Way$265,000$245,000258RE/MAX Keys Prop./Diana FiddesThe Blue Group/Laura Berni 96000 Overseas Hwy.$540,000$440,000212Buttonwood Realty/Antonio HernandezButtonwood Rlty./Antonio Hernanzez lot 19 Ocean View Blvd. (*)$20,000$20,000194First Class Realty Group/George Pyrpiris Century 21 Schwartz/David Thompson 97501 Overseas Hwy.$449,000$430,000186Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Carol BrennShoreline Prop./Sue Mooney Lots 1,2,3 Sunset Rd. (*)$50,000$50,000146First Class Realty Group/George Pyrpiris First Class Rlty. Group/George Pyrpiris 106 Ocean Shores Dr.$215,000$185,000141Marr Properties/Joy MartinXcellence Rlty./Humberto Jimenez 307 Sanctuary Dr.$399,999$380,000144Century 21 Schwartz/Robert ValenzuelaRE/MAX Keys Prop./Diana Fiddes 902 Ruby Dr.$177,000$169,000133Century 21 Schwartz/S. Livoti, M. PaceCentury 21 Schwartz/Francis Clay 464 Lime Dr.$315,000$310,000109Century 21 Schwartz/Robert ValenzuelaIsland Equity R.E./Holly Hight 4 Jenny Ln.$119,900$95,00083RE/MAX Keys Prop./Kym PappCentury 21 Schwartz/Beverly Dillon 104350 Overseas Hwy.$275,000$260,00083Century 21 Schwartz/Tracy LarsonCentury 21 Schwartz/Beverly Dillon 423 4th Rd.$279,000$265,00044Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Gloria WaltersShoreline Prop./Ana ZaleskyKey West 712 Elizabeth St.$399,000$395,000798Truman & Co./Lynn KaufeltDoug Mayberry R.E./Bobby Ciulla 1011 Truman Ave.$799,000$600,000937Truman & Co./Lynn KaufeltTruman & Co./Lynn Kaufelt 1406 South St.$1,050,000$1,000,000694Doug Mayberry R.E./Douglas MayberryParadise R.E. in KW/Barbara Anderson 1218 Pearl St.$499,000$515,000527Realty Executives Fl. Keys/James SmithTruman & Co./Melissa Krabill 1210 Von Phister St.$699,000$635,000488Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Tina MastersC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Victor Musmanno 39 Seaside South Ct.$499,000$499,000436Engel & Voelkers Fl. Keys/Deborah CardenasKey West R.E. Sales/Roger Holtkamp 309 Louisa St.$1,545,000$1,354,250349Prud. Knight & Gardner/B. Donnelly, R. CapasS ellstate Island Prop./Maya Thomas 709 Ashe St.$675,000$610,000177Truman & Co./Lynn KaufeltTruman & Co./Lynn Kaufelt 1410 Washington St.$599,000$575,000291Realty Executives Fl. Keys/Robert MiraRealty Exec. Fl. Keys/Roberta Mira 1116 Thompson St.$499,000$504,000217C oldwell Banker Schmitt/Suzanne Washburn Exit Rlty. Old Island KW/Maria Lybrand 3675 Roosevelt, Wk. 11$9,900$8,900206Sea Winds Realty/Donald HeislerKey W est R.E. Sales & Rentals/R. Robinson 1109 Virginia St.$419,000$394,730198Preferred Properties/Daniel SkahenPreferred Prop./Everett Watkins 3708 Paula Ave.$424,000$389,000195Century 21 Schwartz/Sylvia WerlingPru. Knight & Gardner/Brenda Donnelly 811 United St.$359,000$337,000180Preferred Properties/Corinne HeldPreferred Properties/Corinne Held 615 Frances St.$1,150,000$910,000140Truman & Co./Wendy ZintsmasterSBX Comm. R.E./Jeffrey Searcy 1211 Margaret St.$1,099,000$1,000,000121Marquis Properties Rlty./Rudy MolinetPru. Knight & Gardner/Martha Robinson 1033 Catherine St.$769,000$725,000119Compass Realty/Megan BehmkePreferred Prop./Corinne Held 804 South St.$369,000$355,000113Doug Mayberry R.E./Douglas MayberryTruman & Co./Terri Spottswood 701 Elizabeth St.$995,000$900,000113Truman & Co./William BrownPreferred Prop./Gary Thomas 808 Johnson Ln.$1,350,000$1,245,00098Doug Mayberry R.E./Douglas MayberryPreferred Prop./Gary Thomas 717 Duval St. (1)$1,150,000$1,000,00081Prudential Knight & Gardner/Andrew BirrellPru. Knight & Gardner/Knight, Gardner 1019 Varela St.$499,000$479,50080Preferred Properties/Mabry BinnickerBascom Grooms R.E./Bascom Grooms 3371 Northside Dr.$259,000$232,00068Pru. Knight & Gardner/Brenda DonnellyRealty Executives Fl. Keys/Geri Martin 2104 Patterson Ave.$286,000$265,12564Sellstate Island Prop./Melva WagnerSellstate Island Prop./Melva WagnerLittle Torch Key 27943 Snapper Ln.$115,000$112,50073Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Sean FarrerColdwell Banker Schmitt/Randy WilliamsLower Matecumbe Key 190 Biscayne Blvd.$1,220,000$1,120,000518American Caribbean/Kelly ShawAmerican Caribbean R.E./Kelly Shaw 119 Plaza Del Lago$1,299,000$1,250,00030Coldwell Banker/S. Freeman, A. DavisColdwell Banker Schmitt/Solveig FreemanMarathon 95 Coco Plum Dr.$479,000$425,000314RE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Jo Ann CookColdwell Banker Schmitt/Robin Kluck 133 Coco Plum Dr.$289,900$247,50069Realty World Freewheeler/Claudette MellColdwell Banker Schmitt/Rick Servais 850 84th St. (*)$65,000$48,0001599Exit Realty Fl. Keys/Clara MayetteColdwell Banker Schmitt/Pam Nada-Caley 500 Sombrero Beach Rd.$529,000$500,000333American Caribbean R.E./Stacie KidwellRE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Kim Show 1280 73rd St., ocean$63,700$63,700294Coldwell Banker/R. Lively, S. WilliamsColdwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel Williams Tinglers Island (*)$275,000$265,000180American Caribbean R.E./Br anda TorrellaColdwell Banker Schmitt/Team Carricaburu 110 Pirates Cove Dr.$475,000$425,000109Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Lela AshkarianColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa Ferringo 101A Gulf Winds Ln.$369,900$360,00073American Caribbean R.E./Eunkyung JungRE/MAX Keys to The Key/Chris Clauss 111 Saguaro Ln.$649,000$635,00058Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Leanne RueschColdwell Banker Schmitt/Leanne Ruesch 1217 Sombrero Blvd.$299,000$285,00055American Caribbean R.E./Brenda TorrellaExit Realty Fl. Keys/Charly Farritor 8146 Aviation Blvd.$220,000$237,00053Default Realty Serv./Bennett & KashetaRE/MAX Keys to The Key/Chris Clauss 800 62nd St.$339,000$316,00048American Caribbean R.E./Paul LabossiereAmerican Caribbean R.E./Paul Labossiere 19 Sombrero Blvd.$95,000$95,00036A merican Caribbean/B. Sanderson, B. PaulsonA merican Caribbean R.E./Bill PaulsonOther 8629 207th Trc.$159,900$155,00050American Caribbean R.E./M. Marinelli, V. ChamizoOutside of MLS 28020 159th Ct.$140,000$120,0000Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Sally StriblingColdwell Banker Schmitt/Sally StriblingPlantation Key 122 Mockingbird Rd.$550,000$450,000284Moorings Rlty./S. Wampler, S. EwaldShoreline Prop./Natalia BoblittSugarloaf Key 17244 Kingfish Ln.$999,000$850,000627Island Group Rlty./Margarita VillochSeaport Realtors/Steven Schwartz 162 Cedar Ln.$1,100,000$1,000,000331Preferred Prop./A. Leder, E. ChamberlainColdwell Banker Schmitt/Karen CarterSummerland Key 627 East Shore Dr.$499,000$410,000138Internet Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/G. MaclarenInternet Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/G. 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Real estate development is an arduous process in the Florida Keys, but a pair of large-scale hotel properties in Marathon are inching their way closer to fruition. Developers of the long awaited 125-room Hyatt hotel at the Faro Blanco property, and a proposed 95room Courtyard by Marriott, both in Old Town, are on the verge of pulling building permits that would allow them to begin constructing much anticipated additions to the Middle Keys economy. Meanwhile, construction is ongoing at Pritam Singhs Tranquility Bay Resort, where the developer is adding 16 one-bedroom units to his 87-unit hotel.All three properties, along with Bonefish Bay Motel near Key Colony Beach, were recipients of new hotel room allocations doled out by the city in January. Marathon was awarded a pool of 100 units by the state Cabinet last year in recognition of its progress in completing a central sewer system. Key West-based Spottswood Cos. has long planned a Faro Blanco reboot, but a down economy postponed construction for several years. The company put plans on hold again when Marathon was awarded the new units in order to apply for a portion.Roger Masters and his partner, Prime Hospitality Group, also held out for a share of those new allocations for their Marriott property. The city awarded 65 units on Jan. 22, with Spottswood receiving 25, Masters 19, Singh 16. The 20-unit Bonefish Bay Motel near Key Colony Beach received five units. City Planner Karl Bursa told the Keynoter that Spottswood and Masters have applied for building permits and that each is in discussions with the city regarding final details. The applicants must begin construction within 90 days of when they actually get their permits and they have to complete construction within 18 months of commencement in order to retain their transient rental units, he said. Masters said that local company Discount Rock and Sand has already begun dumping and compacting fill on the hotel site. Spottswood Cos. Vice President Bill Spottswood said he expects to demolish the old Halls Diving Center and Panchos restaurant buildings on their site in the near future. We anticipate filing our building permits shortly thereafter, he said. KeysNet.com Keynoter 6A Saturday,May 11,2013 Christopher D. Golden, D.M.D.American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental AssociationWe treat our patients like FamilyBig Pine Key 305-872-4272 www.keysdentist.com Dont be a party to teenage drinking. 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Since its inception in 2010, UTM has been challenging the tenets of a threeyear contract that, among other points of contention, mandated seven unpaid furlough days for all staff.That process culminated last month with the School Board officially acknowledging an impasse, meaning the furloughs stand and UTMs grievances wont be redressed.I know we kind of came to an abrupt end, so to speak, for the last round, Porter opened. I know that was a very difficult and challenging evening. Hopefully we can move ahead from that.With that he proposed the two sides operate under whats called interest-based bargaining, and even handed out a three-decades old management text, Getting to Yes, that describes the process.Its really the interests of both sides youre trying to satisfy, Porter said. One of the things that will happen, and if it works it works well...we will end up with an agreement or a solution that neither one of us even thought about coming into this session. Hidden behind interests are the positions. Therere certain solutions we think are better than others.Noticeably absent from the session was former Superintendent Jesus Jaras lead negotiator, Bob Norton, a highly paid labor attorney whose past negotiations with UTM bordered on a kind of sport once labeled bear baiting.UTM President Holly Hummell-Gorman said removing Norton from the process would help improve teacher morale. Central to the negotiations underway in Monroe County is a legislative mandate that all Florida districts base teacher pay on evaluations. That mandate, which begins in 2014, requires in large part consideration of student scores on standardized tests. Different methodologies are being tried in the 67 districts around Florida and virtually none have proved satisfactory to all stakeholders: teachers, unions, administrators and state lawmakers. This week Gov. Rick Scott has toured the state touting a $480 million legislative earmark for teacher raises that he initially proposed be treated as an acrossthe-board $2,500 raise. The House and Senate tweaked that so its now tied to performance evaluations and includes a broader scope of employees, such as guidance counselors and other non-classroom professionals. The evaluation piece is huge and is going to take us a great amount of time, Hummell-Gorman said. Bargaining sessions mostly housekeepingBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comOUR SCHOOLSTwo hotel projects get closeDevelopers applied for permits for Hyatt,MarriottBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,MAY 11,2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 7B Wild Willie indeed Wild WillieWilhelmina Harvey collected art her whole life.Her estate will be selling off pieces Saturday at Gallery on Greene, 5B Easy ridin The history of the Keys first Overseas Highway is Mondays topic at Historic Preservation meeting in Key Largo Library, 3B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Patchwork repairs underway at stadiumAdinosaur looming over Kennedy Drives savage traffic, Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium named for one of the most popular coaches and educators in Key West High School history is showing its age. Home to the Conchs football team, boys and girls soccer teams and commencement ceremonies the stadium, which seats about 3,000, was built in 1955 and, in the past decade, most notably since 2005s Hurricane Wilma, has been in steady decline. Supports and fasteners for the aluminum bleachers are corroded, the lights are substandard, the dressing rooms are mold-infested, the lightning-susceptible scoreboard is in a continual state of partial malfunction and the field, which sat under saltwater after the hurricane, has a patchiness and unevenness that a fresh mowing cant hide. It is definitely outdated from too much wear and tear, and needs a face-lift, said Ralph Henriquez, the former Conch baseball coach and athletic director who knows the facility as well as anyone. He recalled, When I was 6 or 7 my dad took me to football games there. There were bleachers on both sides then, so there would be 4,000 people. It was amazing. Face-lifts, though, are costly, and the Monroe County School District is financially strapped. This month, however, repairs are being done on the bleachers, giving them a temporary missing-teeth look. The work needs to be completed in time for the spring football game May 24. Bit by bit its getting fixed up, Jeff Barrow, the districts assistant director for facilities and construction, said of the stadium, adding that a large renovation is planned for 2017-18. As important as high school sports are to the community, you dont want to spend all your money on athletics its a careful balance, Barrow said. He added that safety issues at the stadium, such as the condition of the bleachers and locker rooms, are paramount, and improved lights are more of a preference-type issue. The stadium, which has a red and gray motif, holds two locker rooms, two restrooms (in good condition), two concession stands, two ticket booths, a press box and a Gatorade machine. Its football field is also the outfield for the adjoining Rex Weech baseball field, which borders Glynn R. Archer Jr. Drive. The locker rooms have been uninhabitable sinceNext window for renovations not until 2017-18By DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WESTA closeup shows the corrosion in the bleachers of the 58-year-old stadium. Photos by BERT BUDDERepair work is underway on the bleachers at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium.District competition expandingCoral Shores boysbasketball Hurricanes return to the court this winter to face three reigning district champions on their regular-season schedule and all three now play with the Canes inside District 16-4A. Thats not going to be easy, said Coral Shores Athletic Director Rich Russell. There are some very good teams coming into the district. New sport-district alignments confirmed by the Florida High School Athletic Association certainly make life more crowded for most Coral Shores programs. State districts that previously have numbered four or five teams have grown to seven or eight.In boysbasketball, District 16-4Aalready included current champion Gulliver Prep and runner-up Key West. Joining the expanded league are 15-4A winner Ransom Everglades, which reached the state semifinals, and Florida Christian, a district winner moving up from 3A. Coral Shores is coming off a 7-12 season. The rebuilding Hurricane girls basketball program already had pulled out of state district play for the next winter season. Coral Shoresfootball Hurricanes have been out of state district contention for two years, opting to compete in the Southeastern Football Conference against South Florida programs of similar ability. The Cane boys soccer District 16-2Agrows to seven teams, topped by defending champ Gulliver. Actually, I think well do pretty well, said Coral Shores coach Jorge Bosque. Weve normally played most of these teams and been competitive. If our guys put in the [off-season] time, we have a shot at reaching the district championship game. Districts for the Spring 2014 sports have not been finalized but are expected to grow as well. Coral Shores districts for the 2013-14 fall and winter: Girls volleyball: District 16-4A(eight teams) Carrollton, Florida Christian, Gulliver Prep, Key West, Keys Gate Charter, Ransom Everglades and St. Brendan.Swimming: District 12-A (12 teams) Archimedean, Carrollton, ImmaculataLaSalle, Island Christian, Keys Gate, Marathon, MAST, Miami Country Day, Ransom Everglades, Riviera Prep and Westminster Christian. Cross Country: District 162A(13 teams) Carrollton, Florida Christian, Gulliver Prep, Immaculata-LaSalle, Key West, Keys Gate, Edison, Jackson, Monsignor Pace, Ransom Everglades, St. Brendan and Washington.Boys basketball: District 16-4A(seven teams) Florida Christian, Gulliver Prep, Key West, Keys Gate, Ransom Everglades and St. Brendan. Boys soccer: District 162A(seven teams) Archbishop Carroll, Florida Christian, Gulliver Prep, Keys Gate, St. Brendan and Westminster Christian. Girls soccer: District 162A(eight teams) Archbishop Carroll, Carrollton, Florida Christian, Gulliver Prep, Keys Gate, St. Brendan and Westminster Christian. Wrestling: District 16-A (nine teams) Florida Christian, Key West, Palmer Trinity, Ransom Everglades, Riviera Prep, Solid Rock Christian and Westminster Christian.Realignment means Canes face more teamsCORAL SHORESBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgLopez out as KW basketball coachAnton Lopez, who coached the Key West High boys basketball team the last two seasons the first a sensational one, the second a tumultuous one will not coach a third one. Anton will not be rehired for the coming season, athletic director Neda Preston wrote without elaboration in an e-mail Thursday. Later Thursday, Lopez said, Im just very upset with the decision. I think it was a personal thing. The move results in a third coaching vacancy at the school a softball coach and a boys soccer coach are also needed. In 2011, Lopez took over a long-struggling program the Conchs were 58-80 in the previous six years under Paul Davis and coached Key West to a 16-1 season, the only loss coming in the regional semifinals. That team was the schools best in a decade and attracted big crowds to the Bobby Menendez Gym. With returning stars Anthony Rice and JeQuan Lopez (the coachs son), hopes were high again last summer until Sept. 12, when the two players were charged with stealing electronics from marching-band members. Both were suspended until January, when they were reinstated by schools superintendent Mark Porter. The 6foot-5 Rice, a junior, then led the Conchs to four victories before being suspended again. Lopez, who was arrested in a domestic altercation shortly after being reinstated, never played in his senior season. The Conchs, who defeated state champion Pinecrest late in the season, made the playoffs again but fell, 90-49, to Ransom Everglades in the regional quarterfinals. They finished the 2012-13 season 10-10 to give Anton Lopez a two-year record of 26-11.Finished with 26-11 win, loss recordBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BASKETBALLLowers Keys Dolphin tourney kicks offAnglers can compete for more than $35,000 in cash and prizes during the Original Big Pine and Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament, now in its 20th year. The tourney, presented by the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled Friday through Sunday, May 17-19. Capt. Rick Murphy, host of the popular Sun Sports television show, Florida Insider Fishing Report, will be the guest celebrity host. Murphy plans to fish as well as speak at scheduled functions.Sugarloaf Key KOAmarina, off U.S. 1 at mile marker 20, oceanside, will serve as tournament headquarters. The angler who catches the tournaments largest dolphin can take home a guaranteed first prize of $7,500 cash and a trophy. The winning dolphin weighing more than 50 pounds wins an additional $20,000, for a total of $27,500. Secondand third-place winners and the top female angler will also receive cash awards and trophies. Prizes of rods and reels await entrants who catch the heaviest wahoo and tuna. Awards in the youth division, for anglers age 15 and under, include fishing rods, reels and trophies through third place. The tournament kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday, May 17, with a welcome from Murphy and a registration party featuring hors doeuvres and a cash bar at the Sugarloaf KOA. Amandatory captains meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. Angling action commences at 8 a.m. the next two days. Saturdays weigh-in is scheduled for 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sundays fishing is to conclude with a 3-5 p.m. weighin. Abanquet and awards ceremony featuring Murphy will follow. Tournament entry fees are $150 per adult and $50 per youth angler. Proceeds from the event benefit the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce.Headquarters at Sugarloaf KOA MarinaFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYS See Stadium,2B
Wilma, said girls soccer coach Scott Paul. I wont take my girls in there. (The Conchs and visiting football teams, however, use them.) They are so antiquated, agreed former Conch and New York Mets pitcher Randy Sterling, the recreation manager for the citys Department of Community Services. Theyre the same as they were when I graduated [in 1969].In April 1988, the stadium was named for an inspiring Conch football player, coach and principal shortly after he died, at 42, of a heart attack suffered following a day of painting chairs for the school auditorium. A plaque bearing Tommy Robertslikeness sits atop a stone monument at the stadiums entrance, so worn as to be barely readable. Judd Wise, who has been a Conch athlete, coach and athletic director, paused for a moment when asked about a stadium hes been familiar with for 30 of its 58 years. Maybe its best to knock it down and start from scratch, he said. Unfortunately, the school district is in a financial bind. Its a tough situation. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday,May 11,2013 Notice is hereby given:Por este medio:Kelsey Biggs 164 Guava Ave Marathon, Fl 33050You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Monroe County Supervisor of Elections, in Key West, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. R. Joyce Griffin Monroe County Supervisor of Elections 530 Whitehead Street, #101 Key West, Florida 33040 305-292-3416 Se le notifica que se ha cuestionado su aptitud para votar. Usted tiene la obligacin de comunicarse con el Supervisor de Elecciones del Condado de Monroe en Cayo Hueso, Florida, a ms tardar treinta (30) das despus de la fecha de esta publicacin. 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Soccerclub meets May 15The Florida Keys Soccer Clubs annual meeting will be held at 6 p.m. May 15 at St. James Church, mile marker 87.5, bayside, Islamorada.The meeting is open to anyone interested in playing travel soccer with the Club, according to President Chris Bull. Todays meeting will include an overview of the previous season, election of the club board for 2013-14, and a question and answer session.For more information, call 305-731-3082 or Director of Coaching Pat Fazio at 305394-2273.SOCCERPaddleboard race today in Key WestPaddleboard and self-propelled watercraft enthusiasts are to circumnavigate Key West during the 12-mile Key West Paddleboard Classic, set for May 11.The race round the island is open to paddlers on standup paddleboards, prone boards, outrigger canoes, dory boats, surf skis and kayaks.The action kicks off with a 7 a.m. registration and expo opening. A9 a.m. racers meeting precedes the 9:30 a.m. water start from Key Wests Higgs Beach, 1000 Atlantic Blvd.The course takes competitors past landmarks such as the Southernmost Point, Fort Zachary Taylor State Park and Mallory Square. Upon completing their circumnavigation, racers finish at Higgs Beach.Paddlers preferring a shorter course can compete in a four-mile open race scheduled at 10 a.m. An awards celebration hosted by the Turtle Kraals Restaurant & Bar is planned at Key Wests Lands End Village, at the foot of Margaret Street in the Historic Seaport. The classic is to conclude May 12 with a Higgs Beach day featuring a kidsclinic and race, adult sprint races and a paddleboard relay for four-person teams. Sanctioned by the World Paddle Association, the Key West Paddleboard Classic is a WPASoutheast Region national points race. For specific event information and to registration, go to www.keywestpaddle boardclassic.com .The weekend also includes clinics,moreKEY WESTKeyswide dolphin tournament debutsAnglers who register for the inaugural Florida Keys Dolphin Championship, set for May 24 to 26, have an opportunity to win a new SeaHunter bay boat valued at $75,000. The innovative tournament features five different Keyswide weigh stations that are to host captains meetings May 24; register anglers catches May 25 and 26; and serve as the sites of simultaneous awards presentations the night of the 26th. The first 200 teams that register for the tournament are eligible to win the 24foot-long SeaHunter boat, said Mike Weinhofer, a veteran Keys angling skipper who conceived the event. If youre among the first 200 teams that register and you catch the tournaments largest dolphin over 55 pounds, youll win the boat, Weinhofer said. And that fish is worth another $50,000 if its caught from any size SeaHunter boat purchased from an authorized dealer after May 24, 2007. Weinhofer added that $15,000 awaits the firstplace winner, and cash and prizes are to be awarded in 36 other categories. Registration/weigh-in locations are the Buzzards Roost and Garden Cove Marina in Key Largo, Plantation Yacht Sales in Islamorada, Tarpon Creek Marina and Restaurant in Marathon, Boondocks Grille and Draft House in the Lower Keys and Dantes Restaurant at the Conch Harbor Marina in Key West. Fish must be caught in Keys waters, although it is permissible to use motor vehicles to drive them to weigh stations before the stations close at 5 p.m. each day of fishing. Registration is $600 per team. To find out more, go to www.floridakeysdolphin championship.com or call 396-2025.Five locales are official headquartersFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYS The course takes competitors past landmarks such as the Southernmost Point,Fort Zachary Taylor State Park and Mallory Square.
Keys first Overseas Highway is topicThe first Overseas Highway in the Keys used ferryboats to bridge gaps. And it was the 1935 hurricane that eventually led to the roadway we now refer to as the Overseas Highway, built over railroad right-of-way.That and many other fascinating historical tidbits await at this months Historical Preservation Societys meeting, scheduled at 7 p.m. in the Key Largo Library, mile marker 101.5 in Tradewinds Shopping Plaza.Admission is free and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Jerry Wilkinson at 852-1620.Alec Davila wins deans awardAlec Davila, a Tavernier resident and 2009 graduate of Coral Shores High School, was recently named the Barry University 2013 College of Arts and Sciences Deans Award Winner.During his tenure at Barry, Davila earned membership in the Phi Eta Sigma and Delta Epsilon Iota honor societies during his freshman year. He was subsequently admitted into the Gamma Sigma Epsilon, Tri-beta, Sigma Xi and Alpha Chi societies.According to the deans nomination, Davila has demonstrated a commitment to social and educational causes and has worked to bridge the healthcare gap in underserved communities as a Spanish interpreter. He was a participant at the National Institutes of Health-supported ROADS research club in 2010and was selected for summer research internships at the University of Florida and Seattle Childrens Research Institute in 2011 and 2012. Davila graduated on May 4, 2013 with Bachelor of Science in biology. This fall, Davila begins a doctoral program in biomedical science at the University of Florida. Shelter hosting night of fashionThe Monroe County Domestic Abuse Shelter hosts Peace, Love and Palm Trees, a fundraising fashion show, at 6 p.m. May 17 at the Islander Resort Conference Center in Islamorada.Its emceed by Capt. Skip Bradeen with music by Freddy Perez. Tickets are $20; VIP tickets for $75 include preferred seating and two drinks. To get tickets, call the shelter at 743-5452 or go to Domestic Dignity on Facebook.Clothes being modeled come from the Blue Boutique and Tommy Bahama at Cheeca Lodge. In the last fiscal year, the shelter served 850 clients from Key Largo to Key West. Services include emergency stays, counseling, a 24-hour hotline and the development of safety plans.The bug lives at SmathersAll air-cooled antique Volkswagen enthusiasts and owners are invited to an informal gathering of the Vee Dubs of Key Dubs group at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11, Smathers Beach at the mile marker one sign post. Bring your own food or drinks.Drive, push or pull your vintage VWto enjoy spending time with like-minded fans swapping stories, admiring Volkswagens and celebrating these unique classic cars we all know and love, said event coordinator, Brady Hodgerson.For more information, email email@example.com or visit www.facebook.com/ veedubsofkeydubs .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.Refuge seeking new volunteersThe National Key Deer Refuge is looking for volunteers to help staff its Big Pine Key visitor center and the Blue Hole interpretation area on Big Pine.No experience is necessary. Volunteers can spend as little as three hours a week helping staff these locations. Opportunities also include helping staff booths at festivals and events, beach cleanups, website design, leading guided tours and helping with the Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival.Contact Kristie Killam, the refuges park ranger, at Kristie_Killam@fws.gov or call 304-9625. 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M M e m o r i a l D a y M e m o r i a l D a y Ma Ma y 27 y 27t t h hADVER TISING DEADLINES: For Wednesday KeynoterMay 29PublicationR et ail/Classif ied Displa y Deadlin e: Thursday, May 23 by 5 p.m.Classif ied Lin e A ds Deadlin e: Friday, May 24 by 10 a.m. Have a Happy and Safe Holiday!ForReporterMay 31 PublicationDeadlin e: Thursday, May 23 by 5 p.m. ForLAttitudesJune 1Publication Deadlin e: Friday, May 24 by 5 p.m. The Offices of the Keynoter and Reporter will be closed Memorial Day May 27, 2013 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050 BILLWILKINS(305) 793-5253 111 Saguaro LaneMarathon Open 7 Days AWeek Congratulations to The Frymires on theirnew Piece of Paradise!Looking to SELLyour residential or commercial property here in the Keys? Give me a call today. IF THE POWER GOES OUT WILL YOU BE READY? AUTOMATIC STANDBY GENERATORS Commercial Industrial Residential Sales & Service 7KW to 5 Mega Watt Units Diesel Fuel Polishing L.P.Systems Leak TestKeys Power Systems LLCWE TURN YOU ON! WHEN THE OTHERS TURN YOU OFF www.keyspowersystems.com292-9277FL.Lic.ER0011651 LIVING BRIEFSSilver Linings up for discussionSilver Linin g s Playbook, a romantic comedy by Matthew Quick, is the Key Lar g o Book Clubs selection for its May 21 meetin g at 7 p.m. at the Key Lar g o library, in Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4 oceanside. Its about a temporarily deran g ed, avid football fan whose psychotherapist is an equally avid football lover. The hero eventually re g ains his memory of the traumatic incident that unhin g ed him and comes to reco g nize and reciprocate the love of his oddball nei g hbor who had sustained him durin g his temporary insanity. For further information call Pat Cobey at 852-5756.More good eats coming May 16The Marathon Elks Lod g e #2139 will host a g ourmet dinner prepared by the Marathon Hi g h School Culinary Pro g ram, startin g at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16. Tickets cost $15 and are available at the Lod g e, 82nd Street, ocean. 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Saturday,May 11,2013 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com Key West artist Maggie Ruley, who has been making pottery since 1971, will offer a hands-on Mothers Day gift for kids. On Saturday, May 11, at The Studios of Key West, Ruley will show young artists how to paint flowerpots, each one unique. The two-hour program runs from 10 a.m. to noon and parents can just drop off budding young artists (ages six and up) at The Studios, 600 White St. The cost is $30 for members; $35 for non-members and includes all materials plus instruction from Ruley, a member of the Florida Keys Arts Council, The Studios of Key West and the Key West Art Center.She moved to Key West in 1985, after receiving a fine arts degree from the University of Arizona. Her first studio in the Southernmost City was on the corner of Thomas and Petronia Streets, where the Blue Heaven restaurant is now located.Program sponsors note that not only will (kids) have a great time creating, but they will leave with a one-of-akind gift (a hand-painted pot) Mom is certain to love.Ruley has expanded from pottery to paintings and her works can be seen at Key West Art Center, 301 Front St., Key West. In addition, shes known for use of white earthenware and colored ceramic pigments that incorporates the tropical motifs and colors found in Key Wests island lifestyle.Little White House hosts Truman SymposiumHistory has a way of repeating itself. Witness the controversy today over the role of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in funneling secret funds to Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Or, consider the role of the National Security Council in the go, no-go decision to send the Seal Six team to take out Osama Bin Laden. The roots for both of those controversies can be traced back to the earliest days of the Cold War with Russia and passage of the National Security Act, which President Harry Truman pushed through a sometimes reluctant Congress back in 1947.Its been called one of the most important pieces of Cold War legislation, establishing much of the framework for American foreign policymaking for the next four decades of the Cold War.The ramifications of the National Security Act will be the backdrop for this years Truman Legacy Symposium on National Security, which is scheduled May 17-18 in Key West.Scholars, members of Congress, historians, journalists and the head of the Harry S Truman Presidential Library will be attending.Areception at the Little White House in Key West kicks off the symposium on Friday, May 17, starting at 6 p.m. Robert Wolz, executive director of the Little White House, and Clifton Truman Daniel, eldest grandson of President Truman, will open the conference. Congressman Ike Skelton, former chair of the House Armed Services Committee, will give the opening address that same evening. Michael J. Hogan, author of ACross of Iron, published in 2000 is the leadoff speaker for this years conference, which will be held at the Key West Marriott Beachside Resort. The University of Illinois professor and historian writes that President Harry S Truman and his successor were in the middle of a fundamental contest over the nations political identity and postwar purpose, and their efforts determined the size and shape of the national security state that finally emerged.Hell share the podium at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, May 18, with Mary Ann Heiss, a professor at Kent State University. They open with Harry S. Truman and the National Security State: An Introduction to the Conference.Hogans Cross of Iron history explored the process of state-making through struggles to unify the armed forces, harness science to military purposes, mobilize military manpower, control the defense budget and distribute the cost of defense across the economy.Symposium registration costs $125 per person. High school and college students, with proper ID, can get a $50 scholarship discount. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Marriott Beachside. Advance registration is available by calling 294-9911.Heres Saturdays program lineup: 8:30-9 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast 9-9:15 a.m. IntroductoryNational security provides backdrop for 2013 lecturesLAttitudes Staff 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 LAttitudes 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 KEY WESTTours of the Little White House include the office where President Truman worked while in Key West.See Truman,6BART Artist Lee AlbertsRoyal Poinciana in Old Town.KEY WEST Key West artist Maggie Ruley also does dragonfly ceramic plates.Estate plans sale of Wilhelminas art collectionWild Willie Wilhelmina Harvey was a colorful Key West character, best known late in life as the first woman to be mayor of Monroe County, a certified Conch, and supporter of the arts.Its that latter element of her legacy that will be displayed at The Gallery on Greene, starting Saturday. Nance Frank, gallery director, was a longtime friend of Harvey and is organizing the estate sale from the Grande Dames collection, some of it dating back to the 1930s. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, visitors to the gallery, 606 Greene St., Key West, can see works by William Hoffman, one of the first WPAartists to come to Key West.Hoffman, who studied at the prestigious Art Students League of New York, as well as in Munich and Paris, painted murals in the Carnegie Library in Savannah.Harvey had three of his works in her collection, which will be for sale along with others that cover a 60year period. Frank notes that Harvey persuaded Hoffman and his wife, Julia, to come back to Key West. Julia, it turns out, was a childhood friend of Harvey, who grew up in Key West during the teens and 20s, when streets were packed shell surfaces and horse-drawn carriages were still common. Hoffman, one of 14 WPA artists who came and captured images of Key West in the 1930s, is famous for his murals, which graced the walls in the Glynn Archer auditorium, which was at the time Key West High. The school will be converted to Key West City Hall over the next two years, after the last students graduate there at the end of May and ownership transfers from the school district to the City of Key West.Harvey got her first taste of the arts acting in a 1935 WPAproduction of the Pirates of Penzance, according to Frank, who has written about Key West history and artist Mario Sanchez.She loved, supported and collected art all herGallery hosting Saturday show 11 a.m.4 p.m.Aspecial gift idea for Mothers Day KW artist has painted pots in mindSee Art,6B
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday,May 11,2013 Festivals / FundraisersSaturday May 11 Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival, Sombrero Beach, Marathon. battlein thebay.org The waters off Sombrero Beach become the racecourse for a day of dragon boat racing, involving 20 paddlers moving in unison. The festival is free and open to the public. Food, beverages, merchandise and a variety of entertainment will be available on shore at Sombrero Beach park. 1st Annual Sugarloaf Fun Fest 10 a.m., Sugarloaf School, 255 Crane Blvd, Summerland, sponsored by the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce. Acommunity event featuring local businesses, vendors, food, local musicians and games for the kids. Proceeds to benefit classroom teachers, students, the STEM initiative & after school program. Call 872-2411.FilmMonday, May 13 Tropic Cinema, Stanley Kubrick Series: Killers Kiss, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 Opera in cinema Series: Nabucco, 7 p.m. Royal Opera House, conducted by Nicola Luisotti, Starring Plcido Domingo. Sung in Italian.Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St. 877-761-3456. tropiccinmea.com Wednesday, May 15Ibis Bay Dive-In Movie: Raising Arizona, 7:30 p.m.Ibis Bay Beach Resort, 3101 N. Roosevelt Blvd. Michael Shields, 394-3804. LiterarySunday, May 12 Seabrook Wilkinson A Resident Alien: Key West Poems, 4 p.m., St. Pauls Church, 401 Duval St. 2965762. Areading from his new book of poems. Reception to follow. Florida Keys Council of the Arts ArtReach grant recipient. Wednesday, May 15 Keys Writers Meeting, 1 p.m., Big Pine Library, 213 Key Deer Blvd. keys libraries.org Aread-aloud critique group for all forms of creative writing. All levels welcome. MuseumsMonday, May 13 Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys Meeting, 7 p.m., Key Largo Library, Tradewinds Shopping Plaza, mile marker 101.4. 8521620. keyshistory.org Wednesday, May 15 Immerse Yourself! Series: Uses of ROVs in Salvage & Research, 7 PM The History of Diving Museum, 82990 Overseas Hwy., mile marker 83, Islamorada. 664-9737. divingmuseum.org. Jon Cole, will discuss projects involving ROVs and manned submersibles and how they have led to significant historical, scientific discoveries including the discovery of the Titanic, new marine species and underwater hydrothermal vents. TheaterSunday, May 12 Matinee 3 p.m. Moon Over Buffalo, 8 p.m. Marathon Community Theater, 5101 Overseas Highway. 743-0448. Marathontheater.org A diva actress is barely tolerant of her philandering semialcoholic husband in this raucous farce about a dysfunctional theatre troupe at the Erlander Theatre in 1953 Buffalo, NY. Directed by Mike Edwards. Through May 18. Thursdays thru Saturdays, to May 18 Deathtrap, 8 p.m., Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall St. 294-5015. water frontplayhouse.org For more, visit www .keysarts.com remarks by Michael Devine and Clifton Truman Daniel 9:15-9:45 a.m. Opening address by Michael J. Hogan, University of Illinois, and Mary Ann Heiss, Kent State University, Harry S Truman and the National Security State: An Introduction to the Conference 9:45-11:25 a.m. Panel, The Institutional Structure of the National Security Establishment; Chair: Michael Devine, Harry S Truman Library; Panelist: Douglas Stuart, Dickinson College, The National Security Establishment; Dale Herspring, Kansas State University, CivilMilitary Relations, and Benjamin O. Fordham, Binghamton University (SUNY), Financing the Armed Forces 11:25-11:40 a.m.. Break with Light Refreshments 11:40-12:00 a.m. Interview with Clifton Truman Daniel and Ken Hechler, Member of President Trumans Staff President Truman and the Five Star generals George C. Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Omar Bradley noon-1:30 p.m. Panel: The Long Societal Reach of the National Security Establishment; Chair: Robert Wolz, Harry S Truman Little White House; Panelists: Audra J. Wolfe, Editorial and Publishing Consultant and Independent Scholar, The Military-IndustrialAcademic Complex; David C. Unger, The New York Times, The Politics of National Security, and Aaron OConnell, United States Naval Academy, The Domestic and International Military Context. 1:30-2 p.m. Address by Mark R. Jacobson, Senior Transatlantic Fellow German Marshall Fund of the United States, The Legacies and Lessons of Post-War Defense: Planning in an Uncertain World 2 p.m. LunchBusy schedule of lecturesFrom Truman,5BRegal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. The Great Gatsby (PG-13):4:10 and 10:30 p.m. The Great Gatsby 3D (PG-13):1:00 and 7:20 p.m. Iron Man 3 (PG-13):4:45 p.m. Iron Man 3 3D (PG-13):1:15,1:45,4:15,7:15,7:45 and 10:15 p.m. Pain & Gain (R):1:10,4:20,7:10 and 10:05 p.m. Oblivion (PG-13):1:05,4:00,7:00 and 9:50 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. 42 (PG-13):1:30,4:20,6:45 and 9:10 p.m. The Sapphires (PG-13):2:00,4:15,6:40 and 8:50 p.m. A Place at the Table (PG):2:15 and 6:10 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 Iron Man 3 (PG-13):Weekdays:7:00 p.m.;Saturday and Sunday:2:00 and 7:00 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 The Great Gatsby 3D (PG-13):1:20,4:25 and 7:30 p.m. The Great Gatsby (PG-13):12:40,3:45,6:50 and 9:55 p.m. 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. Keys Movie Times May16-194 Days ofLiveOriginalMusicMusic for all ages and tastes Fabulous waterfront locations Multiple Venues & Stages in KEY LArgO Original Music Fest ScheduleKey LargosThursday, May 16Snappers Restaurant & Raw Bar MM 94.5 Oceanside 3:00-6 pm Nash ville Singers and Songwriters in the Round Sundowners Restaurant MM 104 Bayside 6:30-8 pm Adrienne, Bryant Diersing, Joe Mama 8:00-10pm Nashville & OthersFriday, May 17Seor Frijoles MM 104 Bayside 5:00-6:30 Gary Phillips, Jim Halfpenny, JJ Crowne 6:30-8:00 33 Years Duo 8:00-9:30 Megan Conner, Brian White, Ben Caver, Karyn Williams Sundowners Restaurant MM 104 Bayside 5:00-6:30 Devinshire 6:30-8:00 Jer Gregg, Stephen Salyers, Melody Guy 8:00-9:30 Gary Phillips, Jim Halfpenny, JJ Crowne 9:30-11:00 Saints of Havana Cactus Jacks MM 104 Bayside 6:30-8:00 Megan Conner, Brian White, Ben Caver, Karyn Williams 8:00-9:30 Jer Gregg, Stephen Salyers, Melody Guy 9:30-11:00 The Sandbox Late Night Jam Session;Various MusiciansSaturday, May 18Jimmy Johnsons Big Chill MM 104.1 Bayside Noon-2 pm Jim Halfpenny, Gary Phillips,Taylor Moore 2:00-4:00 Melody Guy, Stephen Salyers, Jer Gregg Seor Frijoles MM 104 Bayside 3:30-5pm Megan Conner, Brian White, Ben Caver, Karyn Williams 5:00-6:30 Stephen Salyers, Jer Gregg, Dave Feder 6:30-8:00 Jim Halfpenny, Gary Phillips,Taylor Moore 8:00-9:30 Scott Youngberg, Melody Guy, Allan Truesdell, JJ Crowne Sundowners Restaurant MM 104 Bayside 2:00-3:30 Tim Dee & Jim Hill, Dennis Garrett 3:30-5:00 Jim Halfpenny, Gary Phillips,Taylor Moore, Allan Truesdell 5:00-6:30 Billy Davidson, Scott Youngberg, Melody Guy 6:30-8:00M egan Conner, Brian White, Ben Caver, Karyn Williams, Dave Feder 8:00-9:30 Cecilia Lauren and the Ocoee River Band 9:30-11:00 Saints of Havana Cactus Jacks MM 104 Bayside 6:30-8:00 Jess Atkins 8:00-9:30 Stephen Salyers, Jer Gregg 9:30-11:00 The Sandbox Late Night Jam Session Various MusiciansSunday, May 19Snappers Restaurant & Raw Bar MM 94.5 Oceanside 3:30-4:30 Jim Halfpenny, JJ Crowne,Taylor Moore, Adrienne 4:30-5:30 Megan Conner, Jer Gregg, Stephen Salyers, Melody Guy 5:30-6:30 Joe Mama, Scott Youngberg, Billy Davidson, Bryant DiersingSCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE www.keylargosongwritersfestival.com or call: 305394-3736 www.keylargosongwritersfestival.com or call: 305394-3736 Future New Members AreInvited!...OPEN HOUSEOur Membership Committee invites you to sample our hospitality,meet our Flag Officers,explore our facility,and enjoy our fabulous sunsets...Complimentary Appetizers + 2 FREE DRINK TICKETS for each attendee Sat.,May 18th5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 825 33rdStreet,Gulf Reservations,Please! Phone 743-6739 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernierbbtheatres.com NOWALLDIGITAL! SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 05/10 WED. 05/15 Great Gatsby 3D (PG-13)1:20; 4:25; 7:30 Great Gatsby (PG13) 12:40; 3:45; 6:50; 9:55 *Iron Man 3 3D (PG-13)1:15; 4:05; 6:55; 9:45 *Iron Man 3 (PG-13)1:30; 4:20; 7:10; 10:00 *Pain & Gain (R) 1:15; 4:05; 6:55; 9:50 Sorry no passes (*) Fri. & Sat. ONLYlife, Frank said. She also assembled a coterie of artist friends; played bridge weekly with Tennessee Williams and bought his paintings, purchased work from WPApainters and the many, many local artists, from Mario Sanchez to contemporaries. Her walls were covered and each painting had a personal story. For more information, contact Nance Frank at The Gallery on Greene, 2941669 or visit www.gallery ongreene.com .Each painting a personal storyFrom Art,5BDragon Boat Festival May 11FLORIDA KEYS ARTS CALENDAR
Saturday,May 11,2013 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 473634 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 44-2012-CA-000391-M BANK OF AMERICA, N.A Plaintiff, v. RHONDA CEDER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 11th, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 44-2012-CA-000391-M of the Circuit Court of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Monroe County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 30th day of May, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the front door of the Monroe County Courthouse, Lester Building, 530 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 25, BLOCK M, PART C, MASTER PLAT OF NORTH MARATHON SHORES SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 30, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 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 302 Fleming Street Key West, FL 33040 Phone: (305) 292-3423 DATED AT KEY WEST, FLORIDA THIS 15th DAY OF April, 2013 Tammy L. Marciel as deputy clerk AMY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Published May 11, 18, 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, Ke y Lar g o, FL 33037 yg 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 Ad# 483714 The Monroe County Advisory Committee of the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe will meet on May 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the Monroe County School District Board Room, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West. For additional information, please call 305-296-5557. Mary A. Williams Managing Director-Monroe County Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe Published May 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 A d# 495042 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 28th DAY OF MAY 2013 at 11:00AM on THE FRONT STEPS OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 WHITEHEAD STREET in the City of KEY WEST, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH the following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: UNIT NO. 26, HOLIDAY BY THE SEA CONDOMINIUM APARTMENT, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 580, PAGE 683, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND ANY AND ALL AMENDMENTS THERETO. Pursuant to the FINAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: HSBC BANK USA, NA Plaintiff VS. DAVID DWIGHT GIBSON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DAVID DWIGHT GIBSON; HOLIDAY-BY-THE-SEA CONDOMINIUM A SSOCIATION, INC; BANK OF AMERICA, NA; Dale Darmante; JANE DOE, Defendant A nd the Docket Number of which is Number 09-CA-001142-P WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 16th day of A PRIL, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, CPA Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida By: Gwen Douglass Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Published May 11, 18, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 496831 N OTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 19, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: THE OLD SR 940 LEG A (WATSON BOULEVARD) BRIDGE REPAIR PROJECT BIG PINE KEY, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.com or call toll-free at 1-800-7111712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 2-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published May 11, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 496927 Florida Keys Council of the Arts Notice of Upcoming Meetings Membership and Development Committees Tuesday, May 14, 9:30 a.m. Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Key West Annual Membership Meeting Board of Directors Meeting (following) Thursday May 16, 9:30 a.m. Marathon Community Theater, 5101 Overseas Hwy., Marathon Cultural Umbrella Committee Thursday, May 30, 10:00 a.m. Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Hwy. 2nd Floor, Marathon Meetings are open to the public and all are invited to attend. Questions? Call the arts council office at 295-4369. Published May 11, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 498154 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 05/22/2013 9:00:00 AM at 111 US Highway 1 # 107, Key West, FL 33040 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. A lexs Auto Wrecking & Parts reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All sales are final. 3N1AB41D3WL065429 1998 NISSAN WVWJK73C59E029295 2009 VOLKSWAGEN 1HGCB7555LA144499 1990 HONDA 1G1ND52M2WY165185 1998 CHEVROLET LL8MA1T291T161533 2001 LIN 2FMDA52413BB53416 2003 FORD KM4MJ51A521202359 2002 HYOSUNG KMYSE1B406K024498 2006 DAEL Published May 11, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 498267 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 05/24/2013, 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. 4S2CK58W3W4346126 1998 ISUZU FLZT6188H661 1961 BOSTON WHALER JH2AF60017K502544 2007 HONDA JKAVNDA1XRB527965 1994 KAWASAKI LM181935B12941231 2001 BOAT TRAILER RKC5CA0G03Y572503 2003 RHINO POWERSPORT INC VXP16045M79F 1979 SEAQU UNK UNK MAGIC TILT TRAILER Published May 11, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 498449 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The vehicle(s) listed below will be sold at public auction for cash at Florida Keys Towing Inc., 1620 Overseas Hwy, Marathon FL 33050 at 8:00 AM on MAY 29, 2013 in accordance to Florida Statute Section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. Florida Keys Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles/ vessels are sold as is. 1. 2003 CHEVROLET VIN: 1G1JC52F437205173 2. 1996 FORD VIN: 1FALP51U9TA269769 Published May 11, 2013 Florida Keys KeynoterLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? 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Quiet, private area. Call 305-731-0718 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 1012BR, 2BA house $1,000 + utils. MM 1031.5BR, 1BA mobile $850 +utils. F/L/S. 305-304-7976 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 KEY LARGO 2/1 Upstairs, furnished. $1,100/mo, + utilities. First & security. Angela 954-325-2915 MARATHON Fully furn 2 BR duplex. Share: W/D, pool, dock on gulf. Lease. No smoking, no dogs. $1700 + electric & cable. F/L/S. Call 305-900-0113. 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. MARATHON 2/1 Unfurnished condo. $1,200/mo. F/L/S. Call Barbara McKee CBSRE 305-289-6499 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. MARATHON MOBILE HOME For rent. Must have security and references. Call 305-743-6519 BeautifulCustomHouse BoatforRent inbeautiful marina,milemarker112. $1000/monthor$900/monthto fixanythingthatgoeswrong. Petfriendly.W/D.870-3161964 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 RV LOTS FOR RENT in MARATHON Adult Park. Please call 305-743-6519 LITTLE TORCH 1 BR, No perfumes allowed (allergies), furnished,single bed, no dogs. $800/mo util inclu. $400 dep. 305-872-4042 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 EFFICIENCY Ocean Isles gated commty. Furn, clubhouse w/pool N/S, no pets. Bkgnd chk req. $795. 386-308-4071; 386-467-1966 MARATHON Unfurn effcy apt. A/C. No smoking, no dogs. Share W/D. Lease. $800 + electric, cable. 305-900-0113 MM 106 O/S 1BR / 1 BA Completely renovated, all tile floors. W/D & lots of off street parking. $700 / mo. + util. F/L/S Call (305) 261-9835. 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,firstname.lastname@example.org MARATHON RV LOTS Waterfront. Water & electric hook up, gated, dock avail. Price $110K each. Financing available 305-610-8002 COMMERCIAL SPACES MM 100 *Small Office $300 *AC Storage $300 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 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 storage space $300 per mo. Call ( 305) 522-6598 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. 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 Small company looking for cleaners, Big Pine to Mrthn. Peguena compania busca personal par limpieza se haga por casa. Ph/hamar: 731-9817 CasaDelSolBeachResort Housekeeping,Maintenance, FrontDeskReservationist Applyinperson 58162OverseasHwy Marathon,FL772-453-3132 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 THE MOORINGS is seeking a friendly, self motivated, team player for Guest Services; duties include beach attendant and assisting guests with luggage, etc. Appearance counts. Please pick up an application @ 123 Beach Rd, Islamorada FL or fax resume to 664.4242 or email to moori firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com DANAS AIR CONDITIONING Experienced Techs & Installers. Apply in person only 1400-107th St., Marathon. Good pay with experience. WOW LOOK !!! MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 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. 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Saturday,May 11,2013 9B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: 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. 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. experienceddiver collector fortropicalspiecework compensationparnership possiblemarathontoramrod 813-480-4137 email@example.com EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair tech. Must have valid drivers lic. & tools! Also hiring delivery drivers and installers. Call (305) 664-3662. F/T SECURITY GUARD NEEDED Islamorada area. 305-684-0033 MARATHON PLUMBER AND PLUMBERS HELPER. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass drug test. (305) 731-7797 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 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 Classic1975Aquasport 1975cuddycabintransom rebuiltin2007 1998Yamahaox66needs lowerunit ComeswithAnodized aluminumtrailer$3,500305395-1776 firstname.lastname@example.org 24 Columbia Sailboat 1968 New: roller furling, O/B motor. Good liveaboard. $3,200 OBO. MM 99 oceanside. 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Call (305) 240-9037 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. 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KeysNet.com Keynoter 10B Saturday,May 11,2013 205 15thCircle Key Colony Beach Real Estate Sales & Vacation rentals309 Sadowski Causeway Key Colony Beach,FL 33051Gail V.Borysiewicz BrokerTel:(305) 289-9399 Fax:(305) 289-9499 Cell:(305) firstname.lastname@example.org Villa De La Paz: A beautiful name that describes this 3 bedroom,4.5 bath,oceanfront palace! There are areas of open Florida living,swimming pool,pier dock with boat davits,and two garages.The elegance of a Mediterranean home with a variety of unique architectural features such as archways and balconies.The property is adorned with lush landscaping that includes a stunning lily pond separating dual driveways.Each evening brings a new bursting color pallet to the western sky as the sun sinks into your unobstructed view of the Atlantic Ocean. MARATHON PROPTECINC.Machine Shop Services New Propeller Sales Marine Propeller Repair/Inboard & OutboardShafts Struts & RuddersNew RepairNext Day Delivery Available(305) 743-4004210B 20th Street Marathon 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE UNDERWATERSERVICES USED PROPS The fish were starting to react to the chum and were rising up from the depths. The spot was 80 feet deep at the bottom of the ledge, 35 feet in depth at the top and was created by tidal flow and storms that chiseled away at the hard bottom for thousands of years. Conditions were perfect with the tide and wind, although the clarity of the water was much clearer than I wanted but all in all the confidence was building. Taking time to allow the chum to work gave us a chance to admire the beauty of the Dry Tortugas with both Loggerhead Key Lighthouse and Fort Jefferson in plain view. Striking and isolated were the words used at that moment. As I looked into the water behind our charter vessel Premium Time, I saw the distinct colors of what looked like nice-sized mangrove snappers just at the edge of distinction mingling in the mix.I grabbed one of the 15-lb. outfits we normally use for yellowtail and sent down a ballyhoo plug slightly weighted with a split shot. At 50 feet, the bait was inhaled and the rod was handed off to my client Tom. He was a bit surprised by the bend in the rod, which made me smile. I was then surprised by how quickly the fish smoked him into the reef. That wasnt supposed to happen. Handing him another ballyhoo plug baited outfit he knew what to do. At about 40 feet, the same situation played out. Eat it and Beat it is the way we fondly refer to hot fish. Another one that was unstoppable with the light stuff. As I looked at Toms defeated gaze, I glanced over the transom and saw the problem. The fish we were seeing were not mangrove snapper. These fish had moved even higher and closer to the boat allowing a good clean view of large mutton snapper. I just assumed the school was all mangrove snapper on the July spawn. This was in fact a mutton spawn in July. Alate one. Grabbing the 20-lb outfits with 50-lb leaders and plugs of ballyhoo pushed the needle into a Mad Dog mutton snapper slam fest. Tom and his son Mitch were engaged in the mutton battles for over two hours straight sweating, swearing and smiling all at the same time. We made the decision to keep only half of the legal daily limit of ten. Conservative maybe, but freezing fish is not our style generally. Fresh is best. The trip was made. Mutton snapper are getting ready to spawn in the next few months during the full moon and are also a hot topic in the regulation game. Word has it that areas are in proposal to be closed during the mutton spawn much to the dismay of many. Closed areas are tough when you are dealing with free creatures that can swim anywhere they want. Bag limits work best and although 10 mutton snapper can be kept per person, we set our limits at 5 or less. Three tips for catching mutton snapper: 1. Go Big or Go Home On many occasions we have caught large muttons with baits meant for sharks on wire. Doesnt seem to matter as long as there is enough bait to make it worth their while. On a 20-lb test outfit with 50-lb test leader, use a two finger wide hand length strip of bonita, kingfish or spanish mackerel. Either use a one-ounce jig head, or freeline to the bottom working much like you would for yellowtail snapper making sure to let the fish eat long enough as the line pulls freely from the spool. Dont be afraid to pitch the bait far into the chum slick. 2. The Ballyhoo Flutter The same outfit is used with a minimal split shot and a 6/0 circle hook. Cut off the tail and head of a mid-size ballyhoo and remove the air sack. Freeline the ballyhoo the same as you would for yellowtail. The cut ballyhoo looks like the pieces from an assault by something toothy fluttering down. Mutton snapper are as much scavenger as they are predator, maybe more. They eat when they can. 3. Live Bait Long Leader Take 15 to 20 feet of fluorocarbon leader with a midsize 6/0 circle hook attached to a barrel swivel and then tied to the 20-lb test, adding a minimum of 6 oz. weight above the swivel (depending on current or drift). Use a live, palm-sized pinfish, pilchard or threadfin herring. Work the sand next to structure. Mutton snapper love the beach next to the rock or wreck. Mutton snapper are available year round here in the Florida Keys and are considered one of the best choices of fresh fish for the table giving you another reason to get On the Water. Captain Marlin Scott operates FishMonster charters in Key West.50-lb test leader will land more muttonMarlin Scott On TheWaterQuick Fact: Bag limits work best and although 10 mutton snapper can be kept per person,we set our limits at 5 or less. Happy smiles after rigging properly for mutton snapper.Much ado about mutton: Go big or go home