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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .5B Living . . . . . . .2B Business . . . . . .5A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,MAY 15,2013 VOLUME 60,NO.39 25 CENTS Turtle crimeFor the second time in fewer than two months, an arrest is made in connection with the death of a federally protected sea turtle.Story, 6A Bionic man?Thanks to a surgeons scalpel,a Key West High football player is off to play college ball.Story, 1B PSC:Electricity OK for No NameMoments after recognizing itself as having jurisdiction over the decision, the state Public Service Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to allow No Name Key property owners to have commercial electricity.The long-awaited decision likely means that a decades-long battle over the issue is nearing an end with victory for the propower residents on the 43home island. Assuming no appeals or delays in the processing of amendments, we project February 2014 as the date that [Monroe] County may issue permits, Assistant County Planning Director Mayte Santamaria said. The big hangup for all the commissioners is circumventing the process, Mayor George Neugent said. We know what were doing; are we going to punish these people for another 18 months? I wonder if the courts could weigh in on this and demand that the county issue the permits based upon things that have happened and where the commission appears to be headed.The No Name Key Property Owners Association paid approximately $650,000 last summer to have Keys Energy Services install power poles and lines on the island. The homes are now powered by solar or generators.We are very pleased with the outcome, especially on the unanimous votes on each staff recommendation. Were looking forward to getting our permits and [Keys Energy Services] is ready to connect us, association President Kathy Brown said.Filed in March 2012 by No Name Key residents Bob and Julianne Reynolds, the PSC complaint argued that the PSC, not Monroe County, has jurisdiction over electrifying the island.At Tuesdays hearing, PSC commissioners heard from attorneys representing Reynolds, Monroe County and the No Name Key Property Association, as well as residents Mary Frances Bakke, Jim Newton, Ruth Newton and Alicia Putney.The main sticking point was a 1991 territorial agreement the PSC made with Keys Energy and the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative, which serves the Middle and Upper Keys.The Reynoldsattorney, Bart Smith, argued that state law has expressly preempted local governments from controlling which residents receive commercial electricity. He cited a Third District Court of Appeal ruling saying jurisdiction lies with the PSC.The statutory authority granted to the PSC would be eviscerated if initially subject to local governmental regulation and Circuit Court injunctions of the kind sought by Monroe County in the case at hand, the court wrote.Tallahassee attorney ScheffSome legal battles remain but road is heading toward grid connectionsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comNO NAME KEY Keys see 11th traffic deathAyoung Miami woman died Monday afternoon in Islamorada after the car in which she was riding fled a hit-and-run crash, then collided head-on with a taxi, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers said Didier Kichner Miles, 24, of Miami was driving the 2007 Honda Element on U.S. 1 around 5:20 p.m. when it crashed head-on into a 2004 Dodge Caravan at mile marker 89. The Caravan was driven by Charles Akullian, 71, of Tavernier, who sustained serious injuries and was taken to Mariners Hospital. Passenger Kristine Marie Rivera, 22, of Miami, was flown to Ryder Trauma Center, where she died. State troopers said alcohol was in both Milesand Riveras systems.Before the head-on, the Element rear-ended a car a few miles south, and fled the scene [northbound] and subsequently crashed into another vehicle while leaving the scene. [They] continued in the left-turn-only lane at the 89 mile marker and hit the taxi head-on in the southbound right lane. The Element then struck a utility pole.According to a witness who did not want to be identified, Rivera was driving when the Element rear-ended his car in the first crash. When he approached her to get her insurance information, she asked if he would instead accept money for the damage done to his car.The witness declined and turned around to get something out of his car. In that time, Rivera switched seats with Miles, who then drove off and collided with the taxi. Riveras death was the 11th traffic fatality in the Keys this year. Meanwhile, U.S. 1 was closed in both directions for about five hours.Key West fatalMeanwhile, Key West police continue investigating a May 1 scooter crash that claimed the life of New York tourist Ronald Valentine, 47, around 3:30 a.m. in the 3800 block of North Roosevelt Boulevard. Police spokeswoman Alyson Crean said Valentine was heading west away from the intersection of North Roosevelt and U.S. 1. He apparently hit a sign post, possibly after feeling into gravel on the left side of the road. The inbound lanes of North Roosevelt, on the waterside of the road, are closed and under construction while inbound traffic flows one way in the twoWitness says pair switched seats in carON U.S.1Keynoter StaffPhoto by DAVID GOODHUEIslamorada Fire-Rescue crews and police work the scene of Mondays crash. Photo by STEPHEN FRINKSince it went down 11 years ago,the Spiegel Grovehas attracted more than 200 species of fish and thousands of divers.11 years later, Grovepaid offThe Spiegel Grove is free and clear after a decade plus a year.Apayment made last week closed the books on a loan taken out by the Key Largo Chamber of Commerce to finance the sinking of the mothballed U.S. Navy ship Spiegel Grove now one of the diving worlds best-known shipwreck reefs.Were excited to have that behind us, chamber board Chairwoman Dawn DeBrule said Tuesday. The Spiegel Grove has been a very successful project, and were very proud to have played a part in it.Sinking the 510-foot ship in June 2002 after eight years of planning and permitting cost about $1.4 million, including an unexpected bill of more than $250,000 when the vessel capsized but remained partially afloat several hours before the planned sinking. Asalvage company was hired to settle the massive ship on its side so it could be visited by divers.Then a remarkable thing happened: Hurricane Dennis came along in 2005 and its winds stirred the sea so much that the Spiegel Grove was righted on the bottom making it a perfect dive.The Monroe County Tourist Development Council provided about half the sinking cost; the chamber took out a loan to cover the balance.Aprogram to sell $10 annual shipwreck medallions to divers who want to visit an Upper Keys artificial reef has provided much of the money needed to repay the loan. Nobody balks at buying a medallion, said Connie Boykin, operations managerArtificial reef has become among best dive sitesKEY LARGOBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comAssisted-living deal seems falling apartThe decade-long quest to build an assistedand independent-living facility on the Truman Waterfront in Key West could come to an end if a June 28 deadline is not met and it looks like it wont be.Thats the date city staff has required the Florida Keys Assisted Care Coalition to have a lease with a developer willing to build the 110-unit complex on part of the cityowned 33-acre property at the end of Southard Street. The same deadline came and went on Dec. 31 but the City Commission granted an extension, something it vowed to not do again. And it appears that might be that. The city is getting a bad rap but I dont think were going to budge, Commissioner Teri Johnston said. We have to get some sort of remuneration for this valuable piece of property.Commissioner Tony Yaniz agreed that another extension isnt in the cards.The latest version of the plan calls for 60 assisted living units and 50 independent living units with a variety of configurations and price points. Wendover Housing Partners is the developer. Documents submitted to the city last week show a total cost of $14.6 million, with $12.1 million derived from tax credit financing.Throughout lease negotiations, city staff has focused on financial items such as proposed developer fees, dura-Lease terms, other issues outstandingBy SEAN KINNEY skinney@keynoter.comKEY WESTSee No Name,3ASee Crashes,2ASee Truman,2ASee Grove,2A

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for Ocean Divers, which has sold more medallions over the past decade than anyone. The Spiegel Grove has done a lot for the Key Largo diving community, Boykin said. People came from all over the world to see it, Boykin said. Then many of them came back when it rolled upright. And its such a big ship, you cant see it all in a couple dives. During the busiest dive months, Ocean Divers typically runs at least four trips a week to the Spiegel Grove Other dive shops report similar schedules.Chamber officers estimated at the Spiegel Grove s 10year anniversary in 2012 that the wreck has attracted an estimated $25 million in vacationersspending on boat trips, motel rooms and restaurants since it went down. Getting it down was no easy feat. The ship, commissioned in 1956 to launch landing craft and carry troops, capsized in May 2002 when compartments flooded more quickly than calculated.The stern landed on the ocean floor 130 feet down with the bow protruding above the surface like a metallic iceberg adrift in the subtropics. It could have been a catastrophe but it turned into an opportunity, said Andy Newman, the countys public-relations consultant. A sinking would have been a one-day story; this went on for weeks. The shipwreck reef has attracted more than 200 species of fish, and thousands of divers who otherwise would be putting people pressure on the coral reef. Dive shops and the chamber will continue to sell Upper Keys Artificial Reef Association medallions to help finance regular maintenance of Spiegel Grove features like donor plaques and mooring buoys. Most of the mooring buoy costs have been covered by grants through the National Marine Sanctuaries Program but government cutbacks could mean a new funding source is needed, DeBrule said.tion of construction, annual rent and an up-front payment for use of the property.The Assisted Care Coalition wants a lease with the city for $1 per year for 99 years.City voters approved the concept of an assisted-living facility in a 2007 referendum but theres lingering disagreement on the spirit of that vote. The claim that the voters believed the agreement was to be a dollar a year for 99 years is simply false, City Attorney Sean Smith said.What was put to the voters contained no representation that the lease would be for a dollar a year, he said. City staff has been vigilant in ensuring that a fair lease is developed. This includes making sure that a piece of taxpayer property is not given away for little or no value so that a private party can make a substantial profit.Assisted Care Coalition board member Joan Higgs took up the lease rate, among other things, in a letter to the Keynoter The understanding of the FKACC, the voters who supported the referendum and even the vocal minority who opposed the project had always been that the land would be provided pursuant to a 99-year lease at virtually no cost. Nevertheless, the city has now taken the position that the city should receive additional revenues, such as a substantial upfront payment and monthly payments for the life of the lease. The next step for the proposal is a May 20 review by the Truman Waterfront Advisory Board, beginning at 6 p.m. in Old City Hall. In the meantime, Smith and city staff continue lease negotiations.Smith said the coalitions posture on the financials is an attempt to influence public sentiment with misleading and inaccurate statements. Coalition board members Sandy Higgs and Sheldon Davidson declined comment. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,May 15,2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.8574 THURS.8676 FRI.8877 SAT.8877 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria.There currently are no beaches with health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald.Keynoter mail subscriptions:$64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail.Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158,MARATHON,FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier,FL 33070 Newsroom . .(305) 852-3216 Advertising . .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . . . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . . . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O.Box 500158) Marathon,FL 33050-0158 Newsroom . .(305) 743-5551 Advertising . .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-9586 Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSBeach areas might close temporarilyThrough May 31, seaweed removal, sand renourishment and turtle-nest surveys at Coco Plum Beach and Sombrero Beach in Marathon will result in some areas of the beaches being closed.The city says the damage was caused by Hurricane Isaac, which swiped the Keys as a tropical storm last Aug. 26 and 27. Sustained winds were 55 to 50 mph and damage was minimal. Various portions (including the Coco Plum Beach parking area) of the beaches will be closed for the publics protection during restoration, the city said in a prepared statement. WKYZ Florida KeysPirateRadioKeyWest.com 96.7 FM 101.7 FM Keys News on the half-hour Daily (M-F) News Director Don Riggs M or nings 7:30 8:30 9:30 A f t er no ons 4:30 5:30 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+ 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. FISCHCheryl Diane Stiefel Fisch 09/29/44 05/06/13 Cheryl was originally from Burcyrus, OH. She was a graduate of Ohio State University, where she met her devoted husband and best friend, Roland Fisch. They began their life together as Mennonite missionaries in Manitoba, Canada, and relocated to the Florida Keys in 1976. They moved to Marathon in 1980 and extended their passion for teaching to the community for over 20 years. She loved childrens literature and art, and exuded kindness, patience, guidence, and unconditional love in her classroom. She was involved with the creation of the summer recreation program which allowed children to continue exploring arts & science utilizing inspiring activities during summer months. She is survived by her husband Roland Fisch who now lives in Bronson, FL; sister Kaye (Don) Hawkins of Lowell, IN; brother Tom (Lore) Stiefel of Ramrod Key, FL; daughter Charlott (Pete) Cadiz and their children Keegan,11 & Mallory, 9 of the Orlando, FL area; son J.R. (Robyn) Fisch and their children Connor, 4 & Lily, 1 of Gainesville, FL. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memories be recorded on her facebook page: Cheryl Stiefel Fisch. Grovea huge attractionFrom Grove,1A business-side lanes. Crean said, Every aspect is under investigation, including whether drugs or alcohol were a factor. Valentine was pronounced dead at Lower Keys Medical Center on Stock Island.Victim criticalAMiddle Keys man struck by a car last week while attempting to cross U.S. 1 in his wheelchair remained in critical condition at Ryder Trauma Center in Miami on Monday, troopers said. They said Pennsylvania resident Brent McDougall, 51, was driving a 2013 Chrysler northbound on U.S. 1 near 39th Street when Frank Studley, 62, tried to cross U.S. 1 in his wheelchair. Studley is known to hang out at the Fairway Market on 39th, wheeling himself there nearly daily from the area around Key RVResort. Troopers said Studley failed to yield the right of way and wheeled directly into the path of McDougalls car. The northbound lanes were closed for about 90 minutes following the accident. Studley was transported via air ambulance to Ryder Trauma. Reporter staff contributed to this report.Crashes muddy Monroe roadsFrom Crashes,1A Probe ongoing into flats-guide crashState marine officers continue trying to piece together what happened to an Islamorada flats fishing guide who was found dead Sunday night after he apparently crashed his boat 50 feet up into mangroves. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says Brent Allan Johnson, 41, was found when another person called the FWC around 8:15 p.m. to report the boat, a 23-foot 2006 Pathfinder flats boat, in mangroves in an area known as Robbies Wheel Ditch off mile marker 79 bayside. FWC spokesman Bobby Dube says the boat was found about 50 feet up in the mangroves with the motor still running and no one aboard. Crews with the FWC and U.S. Coast Guard Station Islamorada found Johnsons body submerged on the bottom in the shallow creek near the accident scene. Johnsons body was turned over to the Monroe County Medical Examiners Office. The vessel was salvaged from the mangroves and seized as evidence until the investigation is complete. I have not heard anything [new about the investigation] and we probably wont for awhile, doing toxicology tests and stuff, Dube said. Johnsons website says he is a native Floridian who grew up fishing Mosquito Lagoon and the many lakes of Central Florida. After graduating from the University of Central Florida with a history degree, he began a career as an airline pilot and moved from Central Florida to South Florida. Finally, after 11 years of flying and spending the majority of his days off fishing, he left flying to pole the flats of Islamorada and the Florida Keys. His case is reminiscent of one from Feb. 11 in Key Largo except the boater in that case survived. In that case, Coconut Grove resident Daniel McBride, 39, was operating his 36-foot Concept vessel powered by three 300 horsepower engines around 10:30 p.m. when he missed South Sound Creek in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park waters, crossed Airport Flat and went up on the mangrove island 250 feet into trees just south of South Sound Creek. McBride was knocked unconscious and came to when his dog began licking the lacerations to the back of his head and forehead. McBride didnt report the crash until the following morning, when he notified Sea Tow Key Largo for help. McBride reportedly had his GPS setting too wide for the area and had the incorrect background lighting selected.Johnson dies when boat runs up mangrovesISLAMORADAKeynoter StaffLease deal looks to be dead endFrom Truman,1A Subscriptions 743-5551

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Afuss over flowers festooning Duck Keys visible sewer stations should be resolved peaceably today, a community leader says. Those lift stations are not the prettiest things, said David Williamson, president of the Duck Key Property Owners Association. Were just trying to screen them to soften the view. Monroe County commissioners, meeting today at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center in Key Largo, will hear a 10 a.m. appeal of a county administrative ruling that denied an after-the-fact permit for native plants and hibiscus installed to brighten the eight lift stations. The county owns the rights of way along Duck Key streets where the stations were built. There are reasons why county policy, since August 2010, prohibits landscaping on rights of way, Judy Clarke of the county Engineering Department wrote in a report.Landscaping was [previously] permitted but it was determined that over time, some homeowners neglected to maintain and trim landscaping, which could potentially create hazards on county roads, she said. In some areas, landscaping prevented use of the right of way for its primary functions of providing off-street parking, off-street walking areas and drainage.Homeowners association members spoke with staff at the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, the countys designated wastewater agency, Williamson said. The FKAA agreed the landscaping would not affect sewer operations.Overlooking needed approval from Monroe County was an error on our part, Williamson said. It was a misunderstanding. Weve always had a good working relationship with the county.Since the association contracted with a landscaping firm to maintain the lift-station sites in a clean and tidy appearance, Williamson said he is optimistic the county will allow the plantings to remain.The lift stations are located on small streetside plots with ground-level manhole covers and an elevated metal box for gauges and controls. Lift stations in a wastewater system move sewage through pipes toward the main line, particularly in areas where water must lift to a higher elevation. Wednesday,May 15,2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com D Wright, an outside counsel for Monroe, argued the opposite. He said the territorial agreement doesnt apply to electricity on No Name.The county fully respects the commissions right to regulate territorial disputes, he said. The county has repeatedly blocked attempts to bring electricity to No Name because its land-use plan contains a law prohibiting utilities in federal Coastal Barrier Resource System areas, of which a portion of No Name Key not the entire island is included. Congress enacted the Coastal Barrier Resources Act in 1982 to protect coastal habitats, while in 2001 the county created a coastal barrier overlay district prohibiting utilities in such areas. All the county wants to do here is carry out its duties under its [comprehensive] plan. Our regulation of the CBRS, of growth management, does not conflict with your authority with respect to utilities, Wright told the PSC. Commissioners were clear they believe jurisdiction over electrifying the island lies with them, and voted unanimously on that issue. It was also apparent how several commissioners felt regarding electrifying the island during Putneys comments to the board. Putney has been the most vocal against commercial electricity, and is in the minority in that regard. She told the PSC she lives comfortably on solar power and argued the uniqueness of No Name Key should continue to be respected. Commissioner Eduardo Balbis noted that Putney has the right to remain off the grid. He also raised concerns about the environmental impacts of all the batteries, generators and diesel fuel being used to power many homes on the island. Putney responded that bringing electricity changes the character of the island. You cant say with a sense of pride that you live in a solar home, she said. I dont live with the pollution that is being described. Using a diesel generator is something theyre doing by choice. For far less money, you could live in a solar only home like I do and be comfortable. Commissioner Art Graham noted that whether or not there are utilities now, residents had no knowledge it would always be off the grid. For more on this story, go to www.KeysNet.com .Power appears imminentFrom No Name,1A GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 Sewersites become thorny issueHomeowners beautifying lift stationsDUCK KEYBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com Landscaping planted to brighten the appearance at Duck Key wastewater stations has run afoul of Monroe County rules,but residents hope a pledge to maintain the sites may keep the plants flowering.

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Opinion & EditorialWednesday,May 15,2013 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: keynoter@keynoter.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor EDITORIALLawmakers get some things rightLETTERS TO THE EDITORDecisions already madeI would like the elected Marathon City Council members to remember what is one of the first lines at the citys website: Our city governments commitment is to protect our natural treasures....Crane Point Hammock and Nature Center is a 63-acre area that was deemed protected in 1974. Azip line on this parcel is not up for discussion or a vote; it is protected. What a slap in the face it was at the May 6 Planning Commission meeting to see how plans for a zip line are all tied up in a bow. Many people came to that meeting in hopes to be heard as to why this is a ludicrous idea. I say that the City Council is out of order and should not be able to vote on this if in fact the members have already decided to vote yes on this issue. Karen Nielsen MarathonEditors note: The City Council on Tuesday was expected to vote whether to give Crane Point a conditional-use permit and height variance for the zip line.Stop the distortionsEver notice how the mainstream press calls for and directs organized cheering for the Obama Administration? The cheerleader does so by deliberately choosing its words to convey support, present government policies positively and enhance the administrations public stature with the intent to influence popular opinion.Yes, any good public relations firm would do the same; is this what we expect from a free press that is supposed to be our watchdog? The First Amendment guarantees that Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech or of the press.... Pardon me for believing the press should know this. So why are they abridging so freely?It is a mission that started 100 years ago with the presidencies of Teddy Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, FDR, Lyndon Johnson, Jimmy Carter and culminating with Barack Obama. We have been indoctrinated for so long and so slowly with socialistic beliefs, we now believe that is what our country is about.Is it any wonder there is little public outrage over a budget-less government, out-of-control spending, crippling debt, erosion of personal freedom and liberty, a bureaucracy that makes laws through regulations without congressional oversight, and the coup detat, Obamacare. We have to pass the bill so we that can find out what is in it, Nancy Pelosi said.Words have meaning. They are tools. Why else would the Democratic Party and its supporters choose words like progressive, tolerance, correctness, liberal, prochoice, tax loophole, government investment, assault weapon, racism and marriage as a gay right, just to name a few? They desire to reframe the discussion. I get it. What I dont get is why our press and Republican representatives allow them to get away with the distortion.Why is it when a company takes an allowable deduction for a corporate jet, its a tax loophole and a tax deduction when a homeowner deducts mortgage interest? Why is pro-choice perceived as freedom even though it is the taking of anothers right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? When the government spends money, its called an investment even though it is the taxpayer (from whom the money has been confiscated) who takes all the risk?Why is tolerance desired even when many act and behave in intolerable ways that need to be called out for what it is? Why does PC presume any other view is incorrect even when it is a euphemistic BS? Assault weapon: Really?It is time to demand straight talk without the hyperbole. Jim Pettorini Key Colony BeachMore shenanigansWell, another month, another revelation within the Key Largo Volunteer Fire-Rescue Department. Regarding the purchase of the new fire trucks and equipment, Chief Sergio Garcia sent an e-mail to the builder for $10,000 of additional, over-budget changes, unapproved by the Key Largo Fire-Rescue and Emergency Medical Services District, which by statute must approve all funding.In another request, he ordered $2,600 more than had been approved on a separate purchase order. The rules are very clear. Expenditures cant exceed $2,500 without district approval. The change order, with two invoices of $1,302 each, designed to circumvent the district, was dated and signed April 2, after the vote for terminating the department and in a period when the district was supposed to go to mediation to correct these types of problems.Are we supposed to agree to more promises from someone behaving like this? Let me make one thing clear. The combat firefighters at the department are some of the best you will find. They do an outstanding job. We all know that. The community knows that. This is not about them.Also, I cannot express enough my admiration for my fellow commissioners that have voted with me for no-cause termination. They are not posturing for a future election or attempting to curry political favor just the opposite, they are following a course they know is right and if thats political suicide, so be it. Their courage to stand up against the tyranny of a lack of ethics and morality is exactly what the firefighters, the community and the taxpayers need.The shame should be on those that want to continue with this abject failure of department leadership. The juvenile dialogue, the threats and intimidations from their leaders are where the shame lies. Our community deserves better. There are more than two dozen applicants for this new chapter in the continuing tradition of the Key Largo Volunteer Fire-Rescue Department. We look forward to working with all of these fine men and women with uninterrupted service in a better department, a better place to work. To borrow a quote: If not us, then who? If not now, then when? Bob Thomas Fire commissioner Key LargoIn light of the events of this past month, I have a few things to say. I could not have been more proud to be part of Safe Harbor Animal Rescue of the Keys.This was not only because of the board of directors that leant their names to this organization, but mainly for the animals that were brought into my life and the community I was fortunate enough to live in. I posted only one comment this past month on the SHARK Facebook page and it was only to state that the animals have always had top-notch veterinary care. I didnt post anything negative under my name or that of an alias. I had not one unkind word to say about anyone involved with this group. The comments that are posted are from concerned citizens adopters, community members and friends. I am humbled by the outpouring of support shown by former employees, adopters and community members. I hold no ill feelings for the board deciding they did not want me as part of their group. I only hold ill feelings at the way it was brought on, a bit underhandedly in my opinion. I also hold ill feelings for the publicity that they are putting out there in regards to the state of the Marathon animal shelter. That shelter never received one unkind word about its cleanliness for as long as SHARK has held the contract, however the animalswelfare and socialization was always more important than the trimming of a tree. I hold the most ill feelings not for any of these things or because of the people involved, but because as always, its about the animals and I was given no time or opportunity by this board to say goodbye to the animals that Ive loved as my own. I do have to add one negative thing about this board of directors and this will be my one and only negative comment. In the almost two years that SHARK held the contract, I never had one of them inside the shelter doors doing any sort of cleaning, and now its the lot of them chipping in? They showed up almost two years later, bringing false accusations that they didnt even take the time to investigate. I founded this nonprofit, handled the paperwork for all permitting, licensing and insurance requirements, and never had any interest shown by them in helping with the day-to-day operations. I would like all of these people to keep in mind that from the last part of 2010 through part of 2011, I was doing the work that their entire employee base and board are doing now, and I did it on a daily basis on my own. That includes animal control 24/7, cleaning and sanitizing the shelter, vaccinations, IVfluids and testing. Most days I left in tears out of complete exhaustion only to arrive home to work on the paperwork for a new 501(c)3. Each day I left thinking I could not possibly go on, but each morning I woke up and did it again because of the animals. Of course, over this past month, the saying that everything happens for a reason has come up on many occasions. Each day I search for that reason, for I am left without the one thing I love more than anything else and that is to help animals in need. Katie Bentley is the former director of Safe Harbor Animal Rescue of the Keys, which operates the Marathon animal shelter. In April, the SHARK board gave her the opportunity to resign or be fired; she resigned.Now the devils in details for how to implement some of the legislation fairlyState lawmakers fumbled the Miami Dolphins quest for public money to renovate Sun Life Stadium, along with other worthy issues. But lawmakers did score in other areas. The play by play:High-school students will be able to choose from two types of diplomas to pursue, one for college-bound teens and another for those seeking the skills to land successfully in the job market after high-school graduation. In a perfect world, every student would have a clear and unwavering vision of his or her professional life, choose their diplomas accordingly, graduate and live happily ever after. But lets get real. Its now up to school districts to ensure that the twotrack diplomas not become a way to automatically divert low-income and minority kids from an academic pursuit. It has happened before. Plus, there must be flexibility how many students really know what they want to do with their lives in their sophomore year?Presumably embarrassed into action, lawmakers expanded the restrictive number of early-voting sites and mandated eight days of early voting for eight hours each day. The legislation allows counties to expand early voting to 14 days for 12 hours each day, including the Sunday before election. The legislations flexibility is a welcome addition. The vulnerability to local political manipulation, however, is not. With the majority of elections supervisors in the state elected into office, there remains the chance that any one of them could decide to open or not open early-voting sites in certain areas of town in order to skew the election results. Weve seen this before, and voting-rights advocates will have to be vigilant.Texting while driving just got even more ill advised. Lawmakers are cracking down on an irresponsible and dangerous activity. Their legislation makes texting while driving a secondary offense. This means that a law-enforcement officer has to see another violation, like speeding or an expired tag, in order to stop a driver for typing or reading text messages. The driver then gets two tickets, one for the original offense and one for texting. Though this is a step in the right direction, lawmakers didnt see fit to ban drivers under 18 from talking or texting on cell phones and other wireless devices.And why didnt lawmakers have the decency and sense of duty to better protect vulnerable residents in assisted-living facilities? They rejected again stronger oversight measures. They gave in to the ALF lobby at the expense of frail seniors. Shameful. Miami HeraldWayne 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. Too little, too late from SHARK boardGUEST COLUMN BENTLEYCoastal rule change?Arule change could allow residents of some environmentally sensitive areas to connect to utility systems, a consultant reports to the Monroe County Commission today in Key Largo.The report by Keith and Schnars on county rules covering lands within the federal Coastal Barrier Resource System suggests that the vast majority of affected property is designated as Tier 1 (environmentally sensitive), which has proved to be effective in limiting development.Given that, consultants conclude, language in the county land-use plan could be changed from prohibiting some permits in Coastal Barrier areas to discouraging them.The change would allow a handful of residents in places like North Key Largo to connect to a sewer system, which provides a benefit to the natural environment without inducing development, the report says.Arule change also could affect No Name Key residents seeking to link to the commercial power grid (story, 1A).In general, utilities can use public rights of way to install a central system or power lines. But in Coastal Barrier areas, the county currently prohibits itself from issuing permits in such areas. The protective Tier 1 designation applies to 98.4 percent of the 3,492 privately owned undeveloped acres in the unincorporated countys Coastal Barrier system, the consultants note. County Growth Management staff recommends adopting a phased plan recommended by Keith and Schnars to make the rule changes. The discussion is scheduled for 2 p.m. at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center at mile marker 102. In other items on todays agenda, commissioners:Proclaim Friday as Domingo Rosillo del Toro Day, honoring the 100th anniversary of the pioneer aviators flight from Key West to Havana, then the longest airplane trip ever made over open water. Abronze bust of Rosillo del Toro will be unveiled Friday at Key West International Airport.Hear a 10:15 a.m. report from a marine scientist with the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust on the economic value of the recreational flats fishery to Monroe County.Hold the first hearing on sewage-connection costs for homes and businesses in the Cudjoe Regional system. Upfront costs will be $4,500. Residents in the various Cudjoe Regional networks also can pay varying annual costs with their tax bill over 20 years to finance the fee.COUNTY COMMISSIONSalary report: Gueverra No. 27The president of Florida Keys Community College receives the second-lowest salary among the states 28 community college presidents but he and a college board member say dont read too much into it. Monday, the Florida Office of the Chief Inspector General released a report detailing the presidential salaries, a report requested by Gov. Rick Scott. FKCC President Jonathan Gueverra comes in at $198,492, including benefits. FKCC has the lowest enrollment in the state 900 students in fall 2012 according to the detailed report.The lowest salary goes to North Florida Community College President John Grosskopf, who earns $143,866; he leads an institution with 907 full-time students. The highest salary goes to Miami-Dade College President Eduardo Padron, who earns $630,157 annually for overseeing the largest college network in the country with more than 58,000 full-time students.If you go just by size your always not attracting the best talent, Gueverra said. I would argue that, in fact, at a smaller institution the president is more overworked than the one at the larger institution because you dont have multiple levels beneath you to help with some of the day-to-day stuff that has to happen. If Florida wants to remain a leader in education, were going to have to compete at a national level for talent.Gueverra took over from then-President Larry Tyree last July 1. He had been chief executive officer of the Community College of the District of Columbia.College trustee Ed Scales, a Key West attorney, said that when the board was contemplating Gueverras contract, it decided against tying pay to performance goals like growing enrollment and fundraising.One problem identified with specific direct contractual incentives was the fear that identifying specific goals would cause those goals to overshadow other college priorities, Scales said.Another problem with direct contractual incentives has to do with the size of FKCCs overall budget. We simply would not have had the funds to pay a bonus. Performance pay just doesnt translate to education, Gueverra agreed. Every institution is different. Were always fighting an uphill battle ... to motivate our students so that theyre successful.He and Scales say its not a big dealBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGE By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com

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Secret Sale Secret Sale Secret Sale Secret Sale Hearing TestCALLFOR APPT. IN-HOME SERVICENathan Trigoboff (H.A.S., Doctor of Education)C.I.CNearly invisible 100% Digital$79500THE OPTICAL SHOPPEDR. BOILINI'S OFFICE743-8316451-14812375 O/S Hwy., Marathon KeyKey Largowww.hearingaidman.com OPEN FITS $995.00 THE HEARING AID MAN BusinessPier House Resort sells for $90 millionAfter months of speculation, the owners of the Pier House Resort and Caribbean Spa in Key West say theyre selling the resort at 1 Duval St. for $90 million to Ashford Hospitality Trust of Dallas, Texas. In turn, Ashford has retained Remington Lodging, also based in Dallas, to manage the 142-room resort, according to a statement from Pier House Joint Venture, the Cleveland, Ohio, company that is selling the six-acre property.In Key West, Ashford also owns the 170-room Crowne Plaza La Concha, 430 Duval St., which Remington manages. Remington also manages the Southernmost House at 1400 Duval and the Inn at Key West, 3420 N. Roosevelt Blvd.Monday, the propertys restaurant and bars were closed for inventory and set to reopen Tuesday, according to staff members. Judson Smith, president of Pier House Joint Venture, said hes delighted with the agreement, calling Ashford a high-quality, hospitality-focused buyer, which will result in the Pier House continuing as a premier resort destination.The Pier House has a private pool, beach, spa, fitness center and convention space, all on six acres of prime Old Town real estate. Its actually made up of four separate properties, three used for parking.Overall, the tax assessment is $21 million, but real estate almost always is assessed far lower than its market value. The resort was renovated in 2008 at a cost of about $12 million. Given the sale price and number of rooms, the payment equates to $634,000 per room.According to a statement from Ashford, the Pier House in 2012 had an occupancy rate of 83 percent with an average daily rate of $333.Ashford chairman and Chief Executive Officer Monty Bennett identified Monroe Countys and Key Wests elaborate rate-ofgrowth ordinances, which tie development and redevelopment to hurricane evacuation clearance times, as making Key West a difficult market to enter.Key West has not seen any new competitive supply in the last 17 years given that the rate-of-growth ordinance presently sets extremely high barriers to any new hotel development in Monroe County, Bennett said.Entrepreneur David Wolkowsky built the hotel in 1968.Dallas firms buy, manage Key West resortREALESTATEBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comDisease ravaging Florida citrus grovesFloridas citrus industry is grappling with the most serious threat in its history: Abacterial disease with no cure that has infected all 32 of the states citrus-growing counties. Although the disease, citrus greening, was first spotted in Florida in 2005, this years losses from it are by far the most extensive. While the bacteria, which causes fruit to turn bitter and drop from the trees when still unripe, affects all citrus fruits, it has been most devastating to oranges, the largest crop. So many have been affected that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has downgraded its crop estimates five months in a row, an extraordinary move, analysts said. With the harvest not yet over, orange production has already decreased 10 percent from the initial estimate, a major swing, they said.The long and short of it is that the industry that made Florida, that is synonymous with Florida, that is a staple on every American breakfast table, is totally threatened, said Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat who helped obtain $11 million in federal money for research to fight the disease. If we dont find a cure, it will eliminate the citrus industry.The relentless migration of the disease from South Florida to North Florida and beyond has deepened concerns this year among orange juice processors, investors, growers and lawmakers. Florida is the secondlargest producer of orange juice in the world, behind Brazil, and the states $9 billion citrus industry is a major economic force, contributing 76,000 jobs. The industry, lashed over the years by canker disease, hard freezes and multiple hurricanes, is no stranger to hardship. But citrus greening is by far the most worrisome. The disease, which can lie dormant for two to five years, is spread by an insect no larger than the head of a pin, the Asian citrus psyllid. It snacks on citrus trees, depositing bacteria that gradually starves trees of nutrients. Psyllids fly from tree to tree, leaving a trail of infection. Concerted efforts by growers and millions of dollars spent on research to fight the disease have so far failed, growers and scientists said. The situation was worsened this season by an unusual weather pattern, including a dry winter, growers said.Biggest threatWe have got a real big problem, said Vic Story, a lifelong citrus grower and the head of The Story Companies, which owns 2,000 acres of groves in Central Florida and manages an additional 3,000 acres, all of which are affected at varying levels. Its definitely the biggest threat in my lifetime, and Im 68. This is a tree killer.Before this year, the losses and increased costs of fighting the disease had already taken a toll on Floridas citrus industry, which has been in decline for 15 years. In a 2012 report, University of Florida agricultural analysts concluded that between 2006 and 2012, citrus greening cost Floridas economy $4.5 billion and 8,000 jobs. Some orange packers and small and midsize growers have sold their groves, razed them for development, or simply abandoned them. Others have postponed replanting lost trees, which take five years to mature, until they know whether a cure will be found. Many more, including the largest growers, are doing what they can to survive; they say they are optimistic they can hold on long enough for researchers to find a treatment. This year was a real kick in the gut, said Adam Putnam, Floridas agriculture commissioner whose family owns citrus groves. It is now everywhere, and its just as bad as the doomsayers said it would be.But there was good news this week, too. Coca-Cola announced it would spend $2 billion to plant 25,000 acres of new orange groves. The company, which owns Minute Maid and the Simply juice brands, will buy fruit from two growers in Florida one local and the other a Brazilian company that has invested in the state.Growers say real threat to $9B industryAGRICULTURECRUISE DONATIONOfficers and crew from Royal Caribbeans Majesty of the Seatour the Florida Keys Outreach Coalitions residential facilities during a recent port call, visiting with individuals and families recovering from homelessness. The crew presented the coalition, represented here by President Stephen Braddock, a $3,000 check, continuing a donation roll begun 10 years ago. By LIZETTE ALVAREZNew York Times

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Residents fight sewer clauseResidents of the Coral Coast subdivision in Key Largo are angry they are being asked to sign a contract indemnifying the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District from liability resulting from a proposed on-site sewage system. The district informed the owners of the neighborhoods 15 units that it was going to build a low-pressure wastewater collection system on the subdivisions right of way last year. Then, in January, the district brought forward a new agreement that includes a so-called hold-harmless clause. That prompted neighborhood residents to hire an attorney, Nicholas Mulick, to try to persuade the district to remove the clause.The district wants to install the system, which includes grinder pumps on individual properties, because the mile marker 97 neighborhood is too far away from a vacuum pump connecting to the main system.The alternative would be for the neighborhood to build its own treatment system, which would cost residents much more money. Building their own treatment system would be so expensive for residents that District General Manager Margaret Blank called the grinder pumps a gift. Rate-payers with grinder pumps are assessed about $9,000 about $3,000 more than regular rate-payers. But paying to build their own system could cost them anywhere from $15,000 to $35,000 each.If the district paid for the system and grinder pumps, Blank and the districts lawyer, Ray Giglio, said other Key Largo rate-payers would be subsidizing Coral Coast residents and owners of the other nearly 140 special properties in Key Largo that cannot connect to the main system.Therefore, Blank and Giglio said it should not be considered unreasonable for the district to seek assurance against being sued.When we give you something, dont bite the hand that feeds you, Giglio said.Blank said she got a second opinion from Douglas Manson, a Tampa attorney who counsels the district on certain matters. She said Manson told her that since the system will be built on Coral Coasts easement, you absolutely have to have a hold-harmless agreement.Giglio tried to assure Coral Coast residents that if workers damage something on their property, the district or the company contracted to do the work would pay for repairs. But Mulick said the district is asking too much from the special property owners.What is so wrong with saying I am responsible for my own actions, and you are responsible for your own actions, Mulick asked the commissioners.The issue will be discussed again at the commissioners next meeting on May 27.By DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comKEY LARGOAMiami man faces felony charges for allegedly killing a green sea turtle Saturday at Curry Hammock State Park near Marathon.Witnesses told Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Lt. David McDaniel they saw Victor Martin Alvarez, 49, pick up the small turtle from the beach and place it in his cooler about 1:45 p.m. The witnesses said the turtle was alive when Alvarez put it in his cooler.McDaniel found Alvarez in the oceanside park sitting by the shoreline next to the cooler. Alvarez admitted he killed the turtle, said Officer Robert Dube, an FWC spokesman. Dube said he did not know how old the turtle was.McDaniel arrested Alvarez and seized his cooler and the turtle as evidence. Alvarez was taken to the Key West jail on $50,000 bond.Sea turtles are federally protected under the Marine Turtle Protection Act.This is the second time in a less than two months a protected sea turtle was killed and an arrest made in the Keys.On March 22, two men were charged with butchering a loggerhead sea turtle off Key West. FWC Officer Jimmy Johnson and Lt. Roy Payne discovered the gruesome catch while conducting a plainclothes operation in the area of the Stock Island Lobster Co. Charged with felony possession of a marine sea turtle are Alejandro Alvarez, 63, of Miami, and Israel Bonochea Ruiz, 29, of Key West. The two cases stand in contrast to two recent turtle rescues. On May 7, FWC Officer Scott LaRosa rescued a 125pound loggerhead turtle oceanside of Snake Creek in Islamorada at mile marker 86. The turtle couldnt dive under water or go sub-surface for any length of time and was called in to the FWC by a concerned boater. The animal was brought to shore and transported to the Turtle Hospital in Marathon. The same day, a tagged juvenile loggerhead that traveled some 2,000 miles on ocean currents was expected to make a full recovery after being rescued off the Keys. Charley had been nurtured from a hatchling as part of a sea turtle headstart program between Jorge Tadeo Lozano University in Colombia and Mundo Marino Aquarium in Argentina. He was released June 8 off Santa Marta, Colombia.Afisherman found him floating in sargasso weed off the Middle Keys with a ball of barnacles trailing from him. We rescue two and they take two, Dube said. This report was supplemented by material from the Associated Press. KeysNet.com Keynoter 6A Wednesday,May 15,2013 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 Exceptional Properties... Exceptional Service! Leslie Leopold, 305.942.0215 Cheri Tindall 305.664.7661 Habeneros The Burrito ShopMM 82.7 Islamoradafacebook.com/pages/1Habaneros.The.Burrito.ShopNOW SERVING AWESOME BREAKFAST BURRITOSScrambled Eggs & Cheese Steak Chorizo Ham 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 THE CITYOFKEYWESTCode Compliance HearingW ednesday May 22, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Old City Hall, 510 Greene StreetIt is the policy of the City of Key West to comply with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible. For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or materials in accessible format, please call the TTYnumber at 305-809-1000 or the ADA Coordinator at 305-809-3951 at least five business days in advance.Published Keynoter 5-15-13 Awelcome goodbye to stone-crab seasonThe closure of stone-crab season today may be barely noticed by the Florida Keys commercial fleet.With costs of making a trip to pull traps often higher than the value of claws harvested, many Monroe County stone-crabbers gave up on the poor season months ago.The seven-month season was only weeks old when Gary Graves of Marathons Keys Fisheries described a harvest as bad as I can remember during my 45 years in the business.... Its just bleak. It never improved, Rick Hill of Key Largo Fisheries said Tuesday. Fishermen count on cold weather to lure stone crabs into traps, Hill said.But we never had a winter, he said. It went from fall to summer. The first cold front didnt hit until March.For unknown reasons, it has been a banner season for octopus, a predator of stone crabs in the Keys and all along the states Gulf of Mexico coast. When the octopus season went ballistic, the crabs either got attacked or dug themselves in, Hill said. Last season, Monroe County produced about 1.1 million pounds of legal-size claws, accounting for a large portion of Floridas total 2.67 million-pound harvest worth an estimated $23.6 million to the commercial fleet. Harvest numbers were largely similar in 2011. Final numbers for the season ending today will not be known for several weeks. About 1,000 people statewide are licensed to fish traps for stone crabs. Only the claws are kept.COMMERCIAL FISHINGBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com Turtle taking lands man in jailCRIME FRONT Photo courtesy FWCAbove is the turtle Victor Alvarez reportedly snatched from the beach while it was alive. In contrast to the people arrested for harvesting federally protected sea turtles, FWC Officer Scott LaRosa (left) on May 7 lifts a struggling 125-pound loggerhead from water off Islamorada.Keynoter StaffPhoto by DAVID GROSS

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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,MAY 15,2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 5B Weight-loss challenge The Keysversion of The Biggest Loserkicks off this week on Big Pine Key.Story, 3B Bugging out The U.N.says we should really think hard about the benefit of making insects part of our diet. Story, 2B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle Doc helps on road to collegeRoberto Val, a four-year starting defensive end on the Key West High School football team, has been awarded a scholarship to play at George Military College, a junior college in Milledgeville, Ga.And so on Friday afternoon, a little signing ceremony was planned for Val not at the high school, where such events are usually held, with the athlete surrounded by administrators as photos are snapped but at the Professional Building on 12th Street, in the suite of Key West orthopedic surgeon Robert Loeffler. He got him back on his feet, former Conchs coach Jerry Hughes, who coached Val for three seasons, said of Loeffler. Loeffler repaired Vals knee he had torn his anterior cruciate ligament and his shoulder, which was on the verge of dislocation within a few months in 2011. Hughes, in his customary red shirt, and Loeffler, a sturdy man with an athletic bearing, were standing with Conchs trainer Richard Fuentes in a small examining room where soft drinks and sandwiches sat on a table. Val had yet to arrive.Loeffler is often on the sideline at Conch football games, sometimes watching players on whom he has operated. Those who come to him scared come to rely on him, and bonds beyond doctor-patient relationships are forged.I can become their buddy, he said. These kids are so appreciative and they come back to see me. I see a normal patient and Ill do surgery but I dont get to later see them playing softball.Val, who had delayed a weightlifting session, suddenly appeared with his mother, Marie Therese Val. He wore dark pants and white shirt that matched his smile and accentuated his 220-pound physique. He went straight to Loeffler and shook his hand before turning to say, I thought my life was over. He got me back. He is a very generous man. Of Fuentes, his overseer during many grueling rehabilitative honors, he said with a laugh, Hes my dog. Born in Haiti (he and his mother happily chatted with each other in Creole), Val came to Key West when he was 12. I fell in love with football, he said. When he entered his freshman year, he had the best work ethic of a kid his age I have ever seen he was always in the weight room, Hughes said. Georgia Military is signing Val on the recommendation of University of Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez, a friend of Hughes who met Val a couple of years ago when he was recruiting Clive Georges, now a player at Arizona. Val hopes to make it to a Division 1 school, but Arizona does not have exclusive rights to him. Hughes believes Val could be an inside linebacker in college if he gains 10 or more pounds. PB and Js, Val said, revealing that he eats up to six peanut butter-and-jelly sandwiches a day. Loeffler said Val is close to 100 percent, and he appeared that way during the winter wrestling season, when he went all the way to the state tournament, Asked if he plans to soon visit the Georgia school, where he will be reunited with former Conch St. Pierre Anilus, Val said that could be too expensive. But Hughes quickly said, Im going to take him up.How will he cope with being away from home? Im grown, the 18-year-old said. Ill be OK. Can you do your own laundry? Fuentes asked.I do everything at home, answered Val, who, as the man of his household, helps care for his 2 1/2-year-old sister and two brothers who are at KWHS.Loefflers nurses had arrived, and everyone gathered for photos. Hughes turned nostalgic.This is my last in more than 30 years as a head coach he said, thinking of all the players he has sent to college. I owe this to him. I told him if he stayed straight, I would do what I could for him.Following the last photo, the group filed out of the surgeons office. As Val, eager to pump more iron, left toward his new world, Loeffler called after him: Keep in touch. Call me anytime.Loeffler rebuilds injured player for futureBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST FOOTBALLPhoto by BERT BUDDEFlanked by his mother,Marie Therese Val,and former coach Jerry Hughes,Key West High football player Roberto Val signs a letter of intent to attend Georgia Military College.In back are trainer Richard Fuentes and Dr.Robert Loeffler. Dolphin in the spotlight nowThe dolphin run is in full force. Typical for May, were seeing fewer fish but larger fish, primarily gaffers and slammers. The onslaught of schoolies will begin in a couple of weeks. Many anglers fishing for dolphin have encountered sailfish, with more than one biting rigged ballyhoo. The grouper bite on the reef remains very good, with plenty of blacks coming off the deeper edge in 70 to 100 feet of water. There is good action on gags and reds on the patches and the shallow, 35to 40-foot, areas on the main reef line.Fishing for yellowtail snapper is excellent. Its as easy as ... well, just go to your favorite yellowtail spot, use plenty of chum, small hooks and lighter leaders and you should be into a fresh yellowtail dinner in no time at all. There have been some nice mutton snapper mixed among the yellowtails, and were starting to hear of large mangrove snapper in the same areas. To catch the muttons and mangroves, youll need slightly heavier tackle and larger hooks and baits than youd use for yellowtails.The wrecks are holding good numbers of permit, amberjack, muttons and large grouper. Use crabs for the permit and live baits for the others.Tarpon season is at its peak at the bridges and passes. Baits range from mullet to crabs to pinfish. Ask your local tackle shop whats working in the venue youre fishing. Mornings and evenings are generally most productive, although you can fish all day long in some places.The weeks bestIslamoradas Capt. Greg Poland reports fly fishing on the oceanside has been great. His clients have been fishing 10to 12-weight rods and a wide variety of flies to catch tarpon in four to six feet of water.Jim and Margaret, from Ohio, fished with Capt. T.J. Yzenas of Island Lure Charters out of Captain Hooks in Marathon, with Jim catching his biggest fish ever a 25-inch yellowtail followed by a nice-size cobia and even larger amberjack.Repeat client Fred from Minnesota caught his limit of yellowtails, a kingfish, big AJ, almaco jack, black grouper and released a five-foot spinner shark all in a half day.Fishing on the Blue Magic out of Keys Fisheries in Marathon, Capt. Larry Bell and mate Alex Bell put Lisa and John Kuhar, from Sebastian, on a dozen dolphin. Plus, they jumped off two sailfish.Lots of dolphin and tuna came back to the dock at Captain Pips Marina in Marathon. Capt. Howard Kelley, Capt. Chris Klimas and mate Donnie Roberts led groups from Annapolis, Md., Atlanta and Rumson, N.J., to some great catches. The boats out of the 7 Mile Marina in Marathon are also on the dolphin.Capt. Bob Brown of Sundance Sportfishing had the Freeman family, from Alabama, out and they caught 30 dolphin, with one topping 20 pounds, along with blackfin tuna and they finished off the day trolling up grouper on the shallow reef.FinnzUp Charters, with Capt. Skip Bradshaw and mate Neil Apley, fished anglers from Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia. They caught dolphin, yellowtail and mangrove snapper and grouper.Speaking of Klimas, hes joined the crew of the SeaSquared We had a few trips to the reef with good catches of grouper, mangrove and yellowtail snapper. But we spent a lot of the week tarpon fishing at Bahia Honda, with at least one landing on each trip. The Sullivan group, from New York and Florida, set the SeaSquared record by landing eight of the nine tarpon they hooked.Capt. Moe Mottice, of Moes Custom Charters in Key West, reports epic dolphin fishing in the blue water. His crew trolled ballyhoo and looked for debris and birds working. Mixed in were wahoo and king mackerel. Inshore, the tarpon continue to eat shrimp trash and live pinfish, with snappers, mackerel and sharks also keeping their anglers busy. And the gulf wrecks are giving up snappers and very large sharks.Casting contestCapt. Spiders Casting for Charity returns Thursday to the 7 Mile Marina/Saltys Waterfront Grill at mile marker 47 bayside in Marathon. The contest runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and benefits the Marathon High School Maritime Scholarship. Capt. Chris Johnson is a member of the Yamaha National Fishing Team and specializes in offshore, gulf/bay, reef/wreck, shark and tarpon fishing with SeaSquared Charters out of Captain Pips Marina and Hideaway Marathon. You can reach him at 743-5305, http://SeaSquaredCharters.c om and http://Facebook.com /MarathonFishing.Yellowtails also providing great actionFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYS The tarpon were jumping at Bahia Honda on Monday for the SeaSquared crew.They had three tarpon trips and landed a total of 11 tarpon out of 16 hookups. Big tourney starts FridayOne of the largest dolphin tournaments in the Florida Keys kicks off Friday in the Lower Keys. Anglers can compete for more than $35,000 in cash and prizes during the 20th annual Original Big Pine & Lower Keys Dolphin Tournament presented by the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce. Rick Murphy, host of the Sun Sports television show Florida Insider Fishing Report, is to be the guest celebrity host. Murphy plans to fish as well as speak at scheduled functions. Tournament events are headquartered at the Sugarloaf Key KOAmarina, off U.S. 1 at mile marker 20 oceanside.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 are to 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 is set to kick off at 5 p.m. Friday 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. To find out more, call the chamber at 872-2411.Dolphin are the targets this weekendLOWER KEYS FISHINGYou gotta regattaIf its May, its time for the 22nd annual Schooner Wharf Bar Minimal Regatta, set for May 26 in the Key West Bight.The idea is pretty simple: Build a boat, then race it. But therein likes some trouble.Each team (up to six members) must build a boat seaworthy enough to stay afloat for the entire race. The catch the boats are made of plywood, fasteners, duct tape and 2-by-4s. Following is what you need to know:One sheet of plywood 4 feet by 8 feet by a quarter inch.Two 2-by-4s 8 feet long.One pound of fasteners.One roll of 2-inch-by60-yard duct tape.No caulking or adhesives epoxy paint is permitted.Painting of boats is optional.Oars or paddles must be made out of these materials.Construction kits can be bought at Manley de Boer Lumber, 1109 Eaton St.There are two race categories, kayak/canoe design and open design. Competitors will win prizes in each design group for fastest, most creative, best paint job, best costumed entry, sportsmanship and sinker.Each team will receive five commemorative T-shirts and one Corona or Corona Light per team member. Cost to enter is $20 per team.To find out more, go towww.SchoonerWharf.com.Build a boat, hope it floats during a raceON THE WATER

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KeysNet.com Keynoter 2BWednesday, May 15, 2013 ACROSS 1Ooze 5Nails 10Selected 15Map of town site 19Hawaiian dance 20East Indian cereal grass:var. 21Swiss warble 22Narrow path 23Sandarac tree 24Ledger entries 25Lawn ornament 26Roman poet 27Called for urgently 29General trend 31Chairmans mallets 33Bile 34Fruity beverage 35Healthy 36Shirtwaist 39French painter Edouard 40Revere 44Supreme Being of Islam 45Type of car 46Chop finely 47Oscillate 48Titled woman 49Quo ___ 50A spear 51Headland 52Uncle:dial. 53Deletes 54Salted:Fr.. 55Persian fairies 56Small fishes 58Throws 59Most pallid 60Genus of the cuckoopint 61Spaghetti,etc. 62Become vapid 63Transports 66City of lights 67A flute-like tone 71French security 72Shelter 73Gasps 74Frost 75Poker stake 76Confines 77Indonesian group 78English school 79Sun.lecture 80Fairies 81Indecent 82Small singing birds 83Struts 85Bedims 86Common 87Ireland 88Exploit 89Prohibits 90Chinese province 93Eagles nest 94Took captive 98Deep affection 99A large ruminant animal 101Stir up 103Royal garment 104Islamic noble 105European shad 106Go in 107Cry of Bacchanals 108High tableland 109Bodies of water 110Feats 111Prophet DOWN 1Springtime fish2Northern French river3Its capital was Susa 4Land-locked S.A. country 5A restraint6Badger-like mammal7Old 8Rep.opponent 9Poems of six six-line stanzas 10Young swan 11High estimation 12Scent 13Shem,in the New Testament14Refined gracefulness15Shore bird 16Wash 17Dye indigo 18Spreads grass to dry 28Ogden ___ 30Paradise 32To the sheltered side 34Islamic judges 35Therefore 36Field bundles 37Ruminant mammal 38More ancient 39Early Persians 40Climbing plants 41Cognizant 42Tapestry 43To excrete 45Capital of Oregon 46Knights island home 49Earths sister 50Endures 51Yo Yo Mas instrument 53Funeral hymn 54An antelope 55Graceful trees 57Italys greatest poet 58Is concerned 59Social gathering 61Surfaces a road 62A Philippine pine 63Copper-zinc alloy 64Renovate 65Within:a prefix 66Senate employees 67Stops 68Saltpeter 69Sacred images 70To perfume 72___ de Grace 73Thick,smooth mixture 76Of the clergy 77Overcame 78Obliterations 80Shield 81Unless:L. 82Custom 84Biological categories 85European blackbirds 86Cavorts 88Anserine birds 89Founded 90Bang 91Family abode 92Rara ___ 93Run ___ 94Clever 95Wander 96Central American tree 97Fallow or Samber 100In the manner of 102Whole Observer crossword puzzle The Last StrawSolution in the May 18 Keynoter LivingEeww! U.N. says eat more insectsBy FRANCES DEMILIOAssociated PressThe United Nations has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: Edible insects. The Food and Agriculture Organization on Monday hailed the likes of grasshoppers, ants and other members of the insect world as an underutilized food for people, livestock and pets. A200-page report, released by the U.N. agencys Rome headquarters, says 2 billion people worldwide already supplement their diets with insects, which are high in protein and minerals, and have environmental benefits. Insects are extremely efficient in converting feed into edible meat, the agency said. On average, they can convert 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of feed into 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) of insect mass. In comparison, cattle require 8 kilograms (17.6 pounds) of feed to produce a kilo of meat. Most insects are likely to produce fewer environmentally harmful greenhouse gases, and also feed on human and food waste, compost and animal slurry, with the products being used for agricultural feed, the agency said. Currently, most edible insects are gathered in forests and what insect farming does take place is often family-run and serves niche markets. But the U.N. says mechanization can ratchet up insect farming production. The fish bait industry, for example, has long farmed insects. Insect farming is one of the many ways to address food and feed security, the food agency said. Insects are everywhere and they reproduce quickly, the agency said, adding they leave a low environmental footprint. They provide highquality protein and nutrients when compared with meat and fish and are particularly important as a food supplement for undernourished children, it said. Insects can also be rich in copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, selenium and zinc, and are a source of fiber. The agency noted that its Edible Insect Program is also examining the potential of arachnids, such as spiders and scorpions, although they are not strictly speaking insects. University biologists have analyzed the nutritional value of edible insects, and some of them, such as certain beetles, ants, crickets and grasshoppers, come close to lean red meat or broiled fish in terms of protein per gram (ounce). But are they tasty?The report noted that some caterpillars in southern Africa and weaver ant eggs in Southeast Asia are considered delicacies and command high prices.And some people who might not entertain the thought of consuming insects might already be eating them. Many insects are ingested inadvertently.Nutritional value cant be understatedNUTRITION Island Vision Careis now accepting NEW patients.Dr.John Sheldon's optometry practice services all ages,from kids to seniors.Monday Friday 9AM to 5PM Saturday by appointment6400 Overseas Hwy. MM 50.5 (next to Herbies)743-2020 Photo courtesy ASSOCIATED PRESSThis Feb. 20, 2008, photo provided by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization shows insects for sale at a market in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Monday, the organization hailed the likes of grasshoppers, ants and other members of the insect world as an underutilized food for people, livestock and pets. Sign up for summerfun post-schoolSchool is slowly winding down in the Keys, and that means summer camps for our kids. While many more programs are bound to be offered, here are some of the organizations signing up kids now: The Marathon Parks and Recreation Department is registering children for both its Camp Adventure (ages 6-13) and Summer Soccer (ages 4-12). Camp Adventure includes daily activities and field trips.Camp Adventure is a 10-week program that meets five days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and costs $80 per week. For more information, call the park office at 305743-6598. Registration for Marathon's Summer Soccer for kids ages 4 to 12 is now open and parents can register their children on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. or Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Marathon Community Park concession stand. Soccer is an eight-week program that meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. The cost is $40 for the summer.For more information, call the above number. Reef Relief of Key West launches its annual Coral Camp June 10. It's for kids ages 6 to 12 to explore and learn about our marine environment through educational activities at the Reef Relief Environmental Center in Key West. Each day, campers experience hands-onlearning, interactive games, group activities and state-of-the-art videos of life at the reef. There are also field trips to Fort Zachary Taylor State Park for snorkel school, and reef trips with Fury Water Adventures and Sebago Watersports. Also on tap are trips to the Key West Wildlife Center, Key West Aquarium, Florida Keys Eco Discovery Center and more. There are nine Coral Camp sessions. Each is limited to 25 campers. Camp runs 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Fees are $215 for one week or $185 a week for multiple week signups (scholarships are available). Fees are non-refundable. For more information, call 294-3100 or send an e-mail to reefrelief@ gmail.com.Field trips, education part of itSUMMERCAMP

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Wednesday, May 15, 20133B Keynoter KeysNet.com 852-3216 743-5551 FREE SALE KIT with 2 or 3 day ad! Call today for Details & Deadlines Re-up on yourboating skillsNational Safe Boating Week starts Saturday, and is groups ranging from the U.S. Coast Guard to the Sea Tow Foundation say its a perfect time to refresh your skills so you dont get hurt out on the water.The goal is to raise public awareness about the importance of following safe boating practices while on the water, including lifejacket use.Following are just some of the precautions to take: While children under age 13 are required to wear life jackets while boating, everyone is better protected when wearing one. New options such as inflatable belt packs and lightweight vests are cooler and more comfortable than life jackets of the past. Although many boaters rely on cell phones, coverage can be spotty or nonexistent on the water. AVHF radio allows boaters to broadcast a call for help to the Coast Guard and anyone else in the area monitoring Channel 16.Before taking your boat out, perform a radio check to make sure your VHF is operational. Boater education classes offered by the Coast Guard Auxiliary offer something for everyone, even experienced boaters. With safety requirements changing frequently, these courses can help ensure you are up to date.Plus, boaters who complete a boating safety class may be eligible for a discount on their boat owners insurance. In the Keys, there are several auxiliary chapters. The Coast Guard Auxiliary and the U.S. Power Squadrons offer free vessel safety checks to help get boaters ready. They provide a checklist of everything you need to have on board, from an anchor to a fire extinguisher, to be safe and legal on the water. Designate a sober skipper.Boat operators need to be clear-headed and able to make quick decisions when operating a vessel. Drinking alcohol or taking drugs even some prescription and over-the-counter medicines decreases reaction timeand the ability to think clearly.ONTHEWATERSafety Week a good time for refreshers This is a U.S. Coast Guard boat. Obviously, the conditions theyre in arent the best way to stay safe but if theyre out in this, it likely means theyre off to a rescue. CARSHOWSUNDAY JUSTMARRIEDThe Florida Keys Southernmost Car Club holds its next monthly car show Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Sugarloaf Lodge, mile marker 17. Its for lovers of classic, custom and street rod automobiles of all years and makes. Admission is free. Food is available at the tiki bar. Biggest Loser gets Keys takeBig Pine Key resident Susan Knowles, a wellness coach, has launched her version of The Biggest Loser with the Big Pine Key Area Weight Loss Challenge. The 12-week nonprofit course offers tips on nutrition and exercise, along with the flair of competition. Participants will weigh in each week, and the three with the highest percentage of weight loss at the end of the program will split most of the participant fees collected. Its based on percentage, which makes it an equal competition for men and women. Participants can use any weight-loss program theyd like, whether its Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Herbalife or a customized plan.Cost is $35 for the 12 weeks. Of that, $25 will go to the three winners and the other $10 will be donated to the Big Pine Academy charter school. Failure to weigh in during any given week costs you $2. Theres also a dollar-a-pound fee for weight gained in any given week. Those fees will be added to the cash payout.The Big Pine Key Area Weight Loss Challenge begins Thursday at 7 p.m. at St Peter Catholic Church on Big Pine Key. To register or for more information, call Knowles at 240-2483.The program includes prizes for most lostBIGPINEKEY Lauren Michele Miller and Ryan Travis Hooper of Orlando married Nov. 3 at Sunset Park in Key Colony Beach. The bride is the daughter of Charles and Leslie Miller of Marathon. The groom is the son of James Hooper of Sykesville and Martha Hooper of Goose Creek, S.C. The bride graduated Marathon High School and the University of Florida and works for Marriott International. The groom attended the University of Maryland and works for Club Corp. 305.853.5370 www.UniqueMarine.comMM 93, bayside tavernier TAKE A SEA TRIAL TODAY! See both boats this Sat. & Sun. at KOA Kampground, MM 2129 Dual Console 25 Dual Console stable spacious smooth ride shallow draft fuel ecient

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KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday,May 15,2013 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 ISLAND VILLA GENERALCONTRACTOR FREE ESTIMATE AND CONSULTATIONWe can build ANYTHING ... COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL 81681 Overseas Hwy. Islamorada, Florida305.664.8900John EsslingerState Certified General Contractor www.islandvillageneralcontractor.com LIVINGBRIEFSChild-seat safety on tap SaturdayThe Florida Keys Healthy Start Coalition on Saturday stages a workshop where parents of young children can learn how to properly use child safety seats.The coalition says more than 1 million children die each year from injuries that could have been prevented. Millions more suffer injuries that can affect them for the rest of their life.Saturdays session runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gato Building on Simonton Street in Key West. Child passenger safety technicians will be available to help parents properly install childrens car seats, inspect previously installed seats and answer child passenger safety questions. If you need a car seat, an appointment takes about 30 minutes and help is available on a first-come, firstserve basis. New car seats will be available for Keys families as needed with a $25 donation. To find out more, call 293-8424.Literacy tutors get free trainingThe Literacy Volunteers of America-Monroe County has training for volunteer tutors in its English as a Second Language program set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the groups Key West office, 1400 United St, Building 100. You dont need to know another language to be a tutor and training is free. Each new tutor gets to choose his or her students or students. The textbook I Speak English should be picked up prior to the training. To register or for more information call 304-0578 or send an e-mail to info@lvamonroe.org.Switlik: Please donate booksStanley Switlik Elementary School in Marathon is looking for gently used childrens books to be donated to the school Media Center, where they will be recycled and put out for students to select from during the last weeks of school. Call Sarah Morton at 289-2490, Ext. 59360 to find out more.Shelter fashion show is FridayThe Monroe County Domestic Abuse Shelter hosts Peace, Love and Palm Trees, a fundraising fashion show, at 6 p.m. Friday at the Islander Resort Conference Center in Islamorada. Its emceed by Capt. Skip Bradeen with music by Freddy Perez. Tickets are $20; VIPtickets for $75 include preferred seating and two drinks. To get tickets, call the shelter at 7435452 or go to Domestic Dignity on Facebook. Clothes being modeled come from the Blue Boutique and Tomm y 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 developmen t of safety plans.Elks lodge hosts Thursday dinnerMarathon Elks Lodge 2139 will host a gourme t dinner prepared by students in the Marathon High School Culinary Progra m starting at 6 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost $15 and are available at the lodge, 82nd Street ocean. For more information, call Rose a t 289-0417.BIG SWEEPTwenty-two volunteers managed a massive cleanup drive on Earth Day, with the results seen in bags of trash ready to be hauled away. Carrie Babich, director of sales and marketing at the Southernmost Hotel Collection, said the Key West effort engaged staff from the Southernmost group, joined by volunteers from the Casa Marina, Avalon House and Reef Relief. The cleanup covered from the Southernmost Point to the Casa Marina and Duval Street to Truman Avenue. Take Stock graduates 52Florida Commissioner of Education Tony Bennett will be the speaker at the 13th annual Take Stock in Children graduation ceremony on June 1. Fifty-two graduates of the mentoring and scholarship program will be honored. Theyve completed contracts signed in seventh grade that in exchange for maintaining good grads, staying drugand alcohol-free and participating in community service, they get full four-year college scholarships. John Padget, president of the Monroe County Education Foundation, said that collectively, members of the Class of 2013 are receiving four year tuitionand fee-paid scholarships worth $1,716,000 at todays prices. Take Stock graduates from across Monroe County will come together to celebrate their accomplishments in a single ceremon y June 1 at Marathon High School. The processional begins at 11:30 a.m. and a reception follows. There are 250 active Take Stock students in 12 different schools. Ceremony scheduled for June 1MONROECOUNTYSCHOOLS Subscriptions 743-5551 GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551

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*Wednesday,May 15,2013 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 501063 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-50-P IN RE: ESTATE OF MARTHA ANN WOISCHWILL Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARTHA ANN WOISCHWILL, deceased, whose date of death was February 13, 2013, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-6338 is pending in the Circuit Court for MONROE County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 88820 Overseas Highway, Plantation Key, Florida 33070. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is May 15, 2013. Personal Representative: JAMES CRAIG WOISCHWILL 8660 S.W. 161 Terrace Palmetto Bay, Florida 33157 Attorney for Personal Representative: DAVID MANGIERO, ESQ. E-Mail Address: david@ppmpalaw.com Florida Bar No. 818119 PALMER, PALMER & MANGIERO 12790 S. Dixie Highway Miami, Florida 33156 Telephone: (305) 378-0011 Published May 15, 22, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 501809 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 JUNE 10, 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 DODGEVIN: 1D4GP24353B268144 Published May 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 502407 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 44-2009-CA-000856-p DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE INDYMAC INDX MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-AR18 MORTGAGE PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-AR18, UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 Plaintiff, vs. JESUS A. RUIDIAZ; CARIDAD RUIDIAZ; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR ONEWEST BANK, FSB AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, FSB AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC BANK, F.S.B.; REGIONS BANK; ONEWEST BANK, FSB A S SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, FSB AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC BANK, F.S.B.; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 5 2013, and entered in Case No. 44-2009-CA-000856-p, of the Circuit Court of the 16th Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE County, Florida. DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE INDYMAC INDX MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-AR18 MORTGAGE PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-AR18, UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 is Plaintiff and JESUS A. RUIDIAZ; CARIDAD RUIDIAZ; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR ONEWEST BANK, FSB AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, FSB AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC BANK, F.S.B.; REGIONS BANK; ONEWEST BANK, FSB AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, FSB AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO INDYMAC BANK, F.S.B.; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at THE FRONT DOOR OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LESTER BUILDING, AT 500 WHITEHEAD STREET, KEY WEST IN MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA 33040, at 11:00 a.m., on the 30th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 5 BLOCK 1, BLUE WATER TRAILER VILLAGE SECTION I, ACCORDING IO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5 A T PAGE 104 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME PERMANENTLY A FFIXED AND SITUATED THERETO, UPON THE REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED A BOVE CASE NO. 44-2009CA-000856-P A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 11th day of March, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN A s Clerk of said Court By LAURA VORHES A s Deputy Clerk If you are a person with disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or event, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: notice@kahaneandassociates. com File No. 09-22621 OWB Published May 15, 22, 2013 Florida Keys KeynoterLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? 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Possible owner financing. 305-942-3055KEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. Lot rent $500/mo. $15,000. Owner financing available. 305-522-5841 UpperSugarloafLots! Buy Owner:(2)50X100lotsin upperSugarloaf.Dry,cleared, sidebyside.Closeto elementaryschool,andaround thecornerfromaboatramp. Recentlyawardedallocation. Startbuildingtoday.Plansfora 1,600sqfthouse.$160,000 305-797-8514 HOMESTEADOn the Water beautiful 4/4 two story, big yard 2 car garage. Nice and clean, ready to move in. $1695. Call Steve at 786-236-8550 GrassyKey/Morton 4BD, 2BA,groundlevel,openwater, petsconsidered,non-smokers, 6/15/13,F/L/S,References. $1,950+util.305-393-6473 MARATHON 4 BR, 2 BA 2 car garage! On dry lot, fenced in yard. $1850/mo + util. 305-743-7277 MARATHON Fully furnished small conch house. SHORT TERM ONLY. Gulf access, docking available. 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 Large,Private1BR Oncanal; dockageupto23.Private, quiet.Furnished.Available June1.Includesallutilities. $1,500305-481-4865 sueb77@hotmail.com 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. 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. Mrthn Recently renov 2/1, unfurn, 3rd flr, waterview, lndry, pool, sm boat dock short walk to bch. No pets/smk $1225+util. FLS. 305-393-9610 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 RV LOTS FOR RENT in MARATHON Adult Park. Please call 305-743-6519 GRASSY KEY Small apartment, 1 person. $740/month + utilities. 305-481-4301 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 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 OFFICES/STUDIO/RETAIL ACROSSFROMFAUSTOS WHITEST./1203VirginiaSt. 1550SF+parking$2300mo. 508-494-6027 tsdunn@comcast.net Space Available in Beauty Salon in Marathon, for hair, nails or esthetician. Rent or commission. Many possibilities. 305-289-0014 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 lstamper@powercomllc.com Debbies Cleaning Service NOW hiring F/T or P/T cleaning personnel. Marathon area, but can live outside of Marathon. 305-481-8379 HOUSEKEEPERS Cleaners for Saturdays. 17/hr. In Marathon. Call 305-743-8446 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 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 ngs@bellsouth.net KEYSWIDE CLASSIFIEDS ONLINE (305) 743-5551 Classifieds WOW LOOK !!! NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS 100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY JoinTeamHammocksandworkinafunandexcitingenvironment. Weoffergrowthopportunities,acompetitivesalaryandanexcellentbenefitpackage.POSITIONS A V AILABLEFULL TIME: Reliefnightauditor/GuestServiceAgent ActivitiesPerson( Previouscampcounselor,swimming,arts&craftsexp.aplus)MaintenanceTech(Lightplumbing,electricity,painting)P AR T TIME: GrillCooks SeasonalBartendersApplyinperson: 1688OverseasHwy.,MarathonMM48.2BaysideEqualOpportunityEmployer/DrugFreeWorkplace MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/Care Center Inc. RN-Marathon Full-Timeinpatient. BehavioralHealth Technician-Marathon CrisisStabilizationUnit Part-Time BehavioralHealth Therapist Providingindividualand groupcounselingformental healthandsubstance abuseclientsinthe Marathonoffice.Florida LicenseRequired:LCSW, LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingual preferred.Fulltime. CaseManagerCoordinatingandproviding servicestoadultsand childrenintheMiddleKeys. BachelorsinHumanService Fieldand1yearexperience required.Full-Time.Allapplicantsmustsubmit: 1)resume;2)three references;3)undergo background,fingerprint,and drugscreeningpriortoany offerofemployment.Sendresumeto hr -gcc@westcare.com EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneed notreapply The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 HOMESTEADOn the Water beautiful 4/4 two story, big yard 2 car garage. Nice and clean, ready to move in. $1695. Call Steve at 786-236-8550 GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551

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KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday,May 15,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: 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: moorings@bellsouth.net DANAS AIR CONDITIONING Experienced Techs & Installers. Apply in person only 1400-107th St., Marathon. Good pay with experience. 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. 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. $5,900. 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 boatsale/trade glassbottom inboardneedsrepowertrade forskiff$3,000813-695-9006 wwangell@gmail.com 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 fishinlon@gmail.com 24 Columbia Sailboat 1968 New: roller furling, O/B motor. Good liveaboard. $3,200 OBO. MM 99 oceanside. Dockage available. 305-942-3055 55 BOATSLIP FOR SALE or lease in Islamorada. Yacht Club membership incuded. $500 / month. Great location! Call 305-393-7494. BOAT/SLIP:2009Silverton Yacht 33 in 45 slip w/ club membership & amenities, on appx 2 acres Gulf, Marathon. $250K, both. 270-519-1720 Boat slip for rent $200/mo. MM 99 oceanside. Up to 40 ft. catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric included. (305)942-3055 DOCKAGE AVAILABLE MM 103 Oceanside $10 a foot, Live Aboards okay Utilities Available (305) 905-6867 DOCKAGE FOR RENT 70 dockage in Venetian Shores. Long term, $300 / month. Call (305) 664-7273 or (305) 849-4902. 100B LOBSTER CERTS. FOR SALE! $100 each or best offer. 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 40 Fitz Lobster, Crab boat 8V92TTI. 2 1/2 -1 transmission Complete electronics. Twin hydraulic haulers. Turn key. $60K. Carlos, 727-326-2437 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 Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Commercial + VMS. Guaranteed to transfer. $6500 firm. Call David Hagan, 904-262-2869; 904-708-0893 Have a Florida VSPL-RS-CD. Will lease. Call David Hagan 904-262-2869;904-708-0893 MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 1989 CADILLAC ALLANTE Convertible. Red with black interior. Excellent cond. $7000. Will trade for boat, RV, etc. MM 99. Call 305-942-3055. PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540 A-WaX Pressure Cleaning Hydro Blaster, Res. & Comml Serving all Monroe County 305-834-1842 D"G Cleaning Service Reasonable rates! House cleaning, vacation rentals, offices. 731-9817 or 942-1171 GOING BACK UP NORTH? I will help you clean your house before you leave. Reasonable rates. Avail. Mon. Fri. Upper/Middle Keys only. Flexible on Sun. References avail. Commercial & residential. (305) 852-9507. A/C ARTIC TEMP Res & Comml, Marine, Sales, Repair, Refrig, Ice Mach. Lic#CAC 053827, 743-5288 A/C Marathon A/C & Appl Sales and Fast & Reliable Service! Lic# CAC017490 Call 743-5051 A/CWindswept A/C & Appliances "Shut your windows, shut your doors, you aint gonna be hot no more!" Lic # CAC056989 289-1748 ELECTRICKelly Electric Serving the Middle Keys since 1980! Fair prices, dependable! Lic# EC525 743-6098 Plumbing Ernest E. Rhodes Lic# CFC1427241 10700 5th Ave, Gulf, Marathon 743-7072 Boat Lifts Inc Install & Repair Concrete wood dock repair. Piling wraps, pin piles installed. Decorative concrete 289-7350 CABINETS FREDS BEDS KITCHEN KORNER Real Wood Cabinets;Particle Board Prices. Mrthn. 743-7277 Concrete Designs Protect & beautify any concrete surface. Custom artwork by Ed Moran! Deco coatings, stained pavers etc! Lic# SP3136. 305-923-0654 www.keysdecoconcrete.com PEST CONTROL Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. REDECORATE IN A DAY Affordable decorating using existing furnishings. Also organizing, assist move-ins. Lybrand Redesign 292-2682 TIKI HUTS NEW & REPAIR 305-664-0099 Lic# CYC 000002 Stump Grinding Stump Grinding & Fence repair Lic. 1204. 872-9877 WOW LOOK!!! ApremierresortinIslamoradais interviewingforthefollowingpositions: Theselectedcandidatewillenjoyafriendlyworkplace wheresmilesarepartoftheuniform,competitivewages andanexcellentbenefitspackage.ApplyinpersonMM83.5TwoFullTime FrontDeskAgents CustomerServiceand/orSupervisorExperienceaPlus MakingaDifferencewithChildren&FamiliesFullCaseManagerinKeyWest FullCaseManagerinMarathonFordetailedjobdescriptionvisitw esleyhouse .or g Sendapplication/resumetoHR@w esleyhouse .or g orstopby1304TrumanAveoffice.Competitivesalaryplusgoodbenefits. 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