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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .5B Living . . . . . . .2B Business . . . . . .5A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .3BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,MAY 22,2013 VOLUME 60,NO.41 25 CENTS Missing sailorA Key West man who took off on his trimaran earlier this month is missing,with no trace of him or his boat to be found.Story, 2A Coming SaturdayThe six-month hurricane season starts June 1,and our special storm section has all you need to get through it safely. The Florida Keys have barely been affected by hurricanes since the 2004 and 2005 seasons, but all it takes is one to devastate an area.Are you prepared to weather the storm as the 2013 season gets under way? Do you have your basic supplies? Know what youll do with your pets? In these pages is all you need to know. June November 2013 Zecca transferred to fedsWith his federal trial fast approaching and facing a possible life sentence murder-for-hire suspect Dennis Zecca was transferred May 9 from the Monroe County Detention Center on Stock Island to the Miami Federal Detention Center.Hes now living in a jail that has held numerous infamous prisoners, from former Panamanian dictator and drug runner Manuel Noriega to cocaine kingpins Willie Falcon and Sal Magluta, from convicted Al-Qaeda operative Jose Padilla to Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein and former Monroe County Attorney Jim Hendrick.The U.S. Attorneys Office didnt give a reason for the move but it was likely so Zecca can have easier access to his Miami-area attorney, William Aaron, who has not returned any messages for comment since Zeccas arrest in Marathon on Dec. 21. Apart owner of the Marathon Marina and Boatyard and a former U.S. Coast Guard Station Islamorada commander, Zecca was jailed for allegedly attempting to pay an employee who was a federal informant $20,000 or a kilo of cocaine to murder Marathon Realtor Bruce Schmitt. Authorities have not said what the motive was but have said Zecca had associates and co-conspirators in this offense.Murder-for-hire suspect still has trial tentatively scheduled July 15CRIME FRONTBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comWHEN THE SKIES CLEARED... Lawsuit close for DOTbridge reportMonroe County Attorney Bob Shillinger says his office is getting close to suing state officials to force them to release the details of a structural report on the old Seven Mile Bridge. Citing national security, the state Department of Transportation, which owns the bridge, has refused to make the report public. And thats not sat well with the County Commission, which would pony up as much as $10 million to help fix the failing span.The last proposal is [DOT] wanting to split an $18 million to $20 million renovation, and thats a major public investment, Commissioner Danny Kolhage said. Because of that, I think the public has the right to know what the full condition of the bridge is.Safety concerns with the 2.2-mile span leading from the Marathon end to Pigeon Key have mounted in recent years. DOTclosed it to auto traffic in December 2007 and a year later disallowed fishing from it.DOTis willing to fund half the cost to refurbish the bridge as a recreational path but only if it can turn ownership over to local government upon completion. In the past, Monroe County, citing liability, has refused to take ownership of the bridge. County commissioners and staff have seen the report. However, they are not allowed to make it public. Commissioners want that to change to some degree. Weve agreed to ask an independent engineer to review the inspection reports and give the county an independent opinion about the condition of the bridge, Kolhage said, adding thatAgency refuses to release its engineeringBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comOLD SEVEN MILE BRIDGEPhoto by KAREN NIELSENMarathon resident Karen Nielsen captured this double rainbow about 7:30 p.m. Monday on the oceanside near 112th Street.It stayed in the sky for about 25 minutes not long after rainstorms had subsided. Report: Flats are big moneyFishermen who come to cast a line onto Florida Keys flats generated more than $427 million to the local and state economy in 2012, says a new study released this month. The Florida Keys are credited as the birthplace of flats fishing. Around the world, people know that, said Aaron Adams, executive director of the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust that undertook the study.The 23-page study, Economic Impact of the Florida Keys Flats Fishery, was presented May 15 to the Monroe County Commission, which contributed $25,000 toward the effort.Information from the report will be included in proposals for Keys habitatrestoration projects for improving water quality in local canals or restoring seagrass flats.The study doesnt address offshore Atlantic fishing or fishing at the reef for such things as yellowtail snapper.The report, authored by Gainesville recreational consultant Tony Fedler, shows that in terms of Keys tourism draws, flats fishing is right up near the top of the list, said Charlie Causey of Islamorada, a Bonefish and Tarpon Trust board member. The bottom line is that people come here to be on the water or in the water, Causey said. Thats our big draw for tourism. Alot of places have warm weather but they dont have our water, Causey said. And if we dont have good water quality and a strong [fish] habitat, theyll go somewhere else. Fedler said he was surprised to learn the guiding and fishing industry down there has more economic impact than I thought. The dollar value of what they do is very significant for the size of the area. The report concludes, Flats anglers spend nearly $2,000 more per year on their saltwater fishing thanItll be used for consideration of restorationRECREATIONAL FISHINGBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comSee Fishing,2AAttorneys talk fraud pleaAman charged with running a notorious Upper Keys vacation-rental fraud scheme returns to court June 4 for a possible plea agreement. John D. Williams, 53, has spent more than 18 months in Monroe County custody since he was arrested in October 2011. At one point, Williams faced nearly 200 individual counts including grand theft, counterfeiting and fraud. No plea agreement has been reached but talks continue, Tavernier defense attorney Nicholas Mulick said Tuesday. There were a lot of overlapping charges and so many different cases, and each one had to be reviewed individually, Mulick said.After borrowing money from family, Williams was able to make refunds or other arrangements with many of the travel clients who lost payments or deposits, Mulick said.Any settlement will include restitution for those who can prove they lost money, the attorney said. Assistant State Attorney Demetrios Efstratiou, lead prosecutor in the Upper Keys, said the case against Williams has been consolidated into 35 counts. Those include a felony count of running an organized scheme to defraud resulting in a loss of more than $50,000, two dozen counts of grand theft, and eight counts of fraudulent personal identification toWilliams faces 35 counts for vacation schemeCRIME FRONTBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgSOBER REMINDER Photo courtesy ALYSON CREANMembers of the Key West police and fire departments,Monroe County TraumaStar and Care Ambulance Service simulate an auto crash Monday at Key West High School aimed at reminding kids not to drink or text while driving.Seven students posed as accident victims. WILLIAMSSee Williams,2ASee Bridge,2ASee Zecca,2A
commit fraud. Efstratiou said he could not comment further until after the hearing before Circuit Court Judge Luis Garcia. In the summer of 2011, Williams was charged with setting up online vacationrental sites like Tropical Resort Vacation Home Rentals and Keys Dreams that offered luxurious waterfront properties for short-term stays. Williams was accused of intentionally booking Upper Keys properties that he did not represent, then canceling stays at the last minute. He reportedly used false names when telling vacationers the properties had been accidentally overbooked, suddenly sold or suffered serious damage. We figure at some point, he just began pulling pictures off the Internet of properties and was renting them, said a Monroe County Sheriffs Office detective. Some of the listed properties reportedly were occupied by permanent residents and never on the vacationrental market. Given the time already spent in jail for nonviolent crimes and a good-faith effort to compensate people who lost money, Mulick said, were hoping John gets a chance to put his life back together.Plea deal likely in fraud caseFrom Williams,1A KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,May 22,2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.8977 THURS.8977 FRI.8978 SAT.8978 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria.There currently are no beaches with health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald.Keynoter mail subscriptions:$64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail.Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158,MARATHON,FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier,FL 33070 Newsroom . .(305) 852-3216 Advertising . .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . . . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . . . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O.Box 500158) Marathon,FL 33050-0158 Newsroom . .(305) 743-5551 Advertising . .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-9586 E-mail email@example.com Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSRaschein draws 2014 challengerAMiami-Dade County Democrat on Monday filed paperwork with the state Division of Elections to run for state House District 120 in 2014, a seat now held by Republican Holly Raschein of Key Largo. Pamela Gray filed the paperwork to run for the seat that includes Monroe County and part of Miami-Dade. Filing the paperwork, at least in part, allows candidates to raise money. Formal qualifying will not happen until next year, the News Service of Florida says. Rachein was elected in November, defeating Democrat Ian Whitney of Key West and taking over from her former boss, Ron Saunders, who lost a bid for the state Senate. 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 OPENMEETINGBOARDOFDIRECTORSFLORIDA KEYS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION, INC.WEDNESDA Y MA Y 29, 2013 A T 8:30 A.M. FKEC TAVERNIER HEADQUARTERS, BOARD ROOMPublished: 05/22/2013 The Keynoter, Marathon, FL 33050 other saltwater anglers in Florida.... Fishing guides in the Florida Keys play an important role in the regions fishing industry.The small number of guides average over 155 days of fishing per year with some guides spending nearly 300 days fishing annually. Their activity accounts for over 140,000 angler days of fishing and results in angler expenditures totaling $62 million. The overall economic impact of guided Keys Flats fishing is $107 million. The $427 million includes related expenditures like motels, restaurants and fishing gear, combined with statistically recognized multipliers for spending.When I see $250 million worth of airplanes on the tarmac at [Florida Keys] Marathon Airport, I know a lot of those folks come here because of the fishing and resources we have, county Mayor George Neugent said. Resource protection is inextricably linked to the economy in the fabulous Florida Keys, Neugent said.Based on surveys with more than 150 Keys guides and thousands of anglers, Fedler concluded that the Keys flats attracted 115,781 anglers in 2012, who spent an average of 12 days on the water.Report says flats are big businessFrom Fishing,1A making the report public is crucial to that process.First of all, the report should be disseminated to the public. But also it helps with the engineering review were going to get. I dont have any idea what its going to say, but whatever it is, the public has the right to know, he said.Shillinger said county legal staff is preparing the lawsuit, which would be filed in the local Circuit Court. He said it would name the state and could be defended by any number of agencies, including DOTor even the Florida Department of Law Enforcement because DOTcites national security for not releasing the report. Shillinger said state public records exemption law includes a section on public buildings and structures, a provision where for good cause shown a report ... on a public structure could be released to the public.Lawsuit close on bridge reportFrom Bridge,1A Zecca is slated to stand trial July 1, before Judge Jose Martinez in Key West. He faces federal charges of murder for hire, conspiracy to possess and attempt to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, and transfer of a firearm to a convicted felon.The cocaine counts Zecca faces stem from a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration investigation, out of which the alleged plot to kill Schmitt was hatched. Federal authorities say Schmitt was not involved in the drug case.The gun count stems from Zecca giving the informant, a convicted felon, a 9mm Beretta. We expect the trial date to remain firm, but that is up to the judge, U.S. Attorneys Office spokeswoman Alicia Valle said. Zecca was set to stand trial on Feb. 25, but Aaron filed a motion, unopposed by prosecutors for a continuance to the summer. Aarons unopposed motion for first continuance cited difficulty communicating with Zecca, the seriousness of the case and a heavy outside caseload as reasons for his request. There were no court filings from either side for nearly three months until the governments second response to the standing discovery order on May 14. Valle said it produced additional documents, which became available after the original response. Afederal grand jury handed down the four-count indictment against Zecca on Jan. 10. He pleaded not guilty on Jan. 14 and has been in custody since. He was arrested as he drove away from the Marathon Marina and Boatyard after believing Schmitt was killed. The feds say he planned to go get a $5,000 down payment for the supposed killer.Zecca is moved to federal custodyFrom Zecca,1A ZECCA Report details benefitsRefurbishing the old Seven Mile Bridge would increase tourism, create jobs, boost the Middle Keys economy and increase tax revenue for state and local governments, according to a fiscal impact study funded by the city of Marathon and the nonprofit Friends of Old Seven.The $13,500 study was done by Saratoga Springs, N.Y., company Camoin Associates and released April 15.It says upgrades to the state Department of Transportation-owned bridge and adjacent Sunset Park are expected to be complete in 2015-16. They could include:Apark-like concept involving the bridge, Sunset Park and Pigeon Key. The 2.2-mile span connects Pigeon Key to land, but was closed to vehicular traffic by the state Department of Transportation in 2007. Its also closed to fishing.Increased visibility of the structure through creative lighting, historical displays/platforms, shaded areas, benches and structural aesthetics.The addition of events held continuously throughout the year by Friends of Old Seven Inc. and affiliated organizations.Increased visibility through an intensive marketing campaign featuring the bridge and adjoining areas as a tourism attraction.Asummary of the overall impact states a bridge upgrade would create $13.2 million in annual new sales for the Middle Keys, 161 jobs, $17.5 million in tax revenue for Monroe County over 30 years and $32.9 million in sales tax for the state over 30 years. Camoin based its findings of the bridges economic impact on, among other things:Visitor counts provided by Friends of Old Seven to determine the number of total trail users. The trail counts for the past three years (2010-12) were then used to generate a weighted average.According to the study, 192,945 people visited the old Seven Mile Bridge in 2012, a significant increase from 2011 (109,580) and 2010 (101,480).Information provided by Friends of Old Seven, the New York-area project Walkway Over the Hudson and visitor trend data to estimate visitation increases.Camoin arrived at its total economic impacts as the sum of all direct and indirect impacts in the first full year of venue operation.Using those numbers, Camoin calculated baseline, middle case and best case scenarios for visitor increases if the bridge is refurbished. Baseline would be 162,975, while middle case is 210,305, and best case 257,634. Monroe County Mayor George Neugent sent the study to several public officials on May 7, including Adam Hollingsworth, chief of staff for Gov. Rick Scott.Old Seven says the economics show strengthBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comOLD SEVEN MILE BRIDGEBoater missing since May 13An Alaskan man living in Key West the past year has gone missing along with the 39-foot trimaran he was traveling on, the Monroe County Sheriffs Office said Tuesday. Jay Wesley Rydberg, 40, reportedly was living on the sailboat in the Garrison Bight Marina. Hed moved to Florida from Alaska to be near his 11-year-old son, who lives in Lehigh Acres in Southwest Florida. His sister, Jill Lesseig of Fairbanks, said he sailed from Key West to Fort Myers and was on the return trip last week aboard his boat, the 3/4 Time She said he called her the morning of May 13 and was calm and relaxed. He told her he should be arriving in May 14 or 15, Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said. At 4:13 a.m. May 14, the U.S. Coast Guard detected his Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon, known as an EPIRB, and initiated a search that lasted 78 hours. The EPIRB was found 33 miles north of Key West but they found no signs of Rydberg or his vessel. At the time the beacon went off, weather was blowing 20 knots and there were 3-foot seas. There were no reported storms in the area, according to the Coast Guard. Herrin said Lesseig said Rydberg worked at manual labor but not sure for whom. She said he was known to ride a bright red bicycle. Rydberg is white, 5foot-11, 170 to 175 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He often grew a beard and has scars on his stomach and is missing his right eye. He reportedly often wore an eye patch. Authorities havent said if perhaps Rydberg just wanted to disappear. Anyone who knows anything about his whereabouts should contact the Sheriffs Office.Alaska mans EPIRB found 33 miles northON THE WATER RYDBERG
Wednesday,May 22,2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com A new osprey nesting platform has gone up at Sunset Bay Park,a city of Marathon park on Grassy Key.Residents Dale and Kathy Ledebuhr built the nest platform and the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative donated the pole and labor.Also giving to the project were city Community Services Director Debbie London,and Sara Hamilton,Rob Christensen,Dale Ratza and Mike Black from the co-op.NEW HOME FOR OSPREYS Floating body IDdAman whose body was found floating off Lower Matecumbe Key Sunday morning has been identified as Mark Parent, 55, of Ensoburg, Vt. Two anglers fishing from the Channel 2 Bridge around 4:30 a.m. heard Parents cries for help as he drifted in the water and tried to help but couldnt get him a rope. Parents body was swept from the oceanside to the bayside under the bridge and later found by a boater. Parent had identification reflecting both a North Carolina address and a Vermont address, says Becky Herrin, Monroe County Sheriffs Office spokeswoman. His sport utility vehicle, a Chevrolet Tahoe, was found at the bridge and had a Vermont license tag. After trying to throw Parent a rope, the fishermen called the Sheriffs Office. A search ensued using boats and helicopters, but he wasnt found. The body was later found by a boater who reported it to the U.S. Coast Guard. The death off mile marker 73 is being called accidental.Vermont mans death ruled accidentalLOWER MATECUMBEKeynoter StaffDerelict boats a costly affairThe effort to remove derelict vessels from Florida Keys waters may be gaining ground, however slight. In a 12-month period that ended March 31, 61 abandoned and derelict vessels were removed from Monroe County waters.The county tapped state and local Boating Improvement Funds generated by boat licensing fees to pay $203,447 for removal from April 2012 through March 2013. The number of [four total] derelict vessels removed in February and March was relatively low, says a May report. Removal costs for the past calendar year are just slightly lower (1.8 percent) than the same time frame in 2012 ($207,200).Derelict boats removed by Monroe County must be investigated by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.FWC Officer Janette Fernandez, heading the local derelict-vessel program, said if owners of sunken boats can be found, they are required to fund the removal. If the boat is untraceable or the owner cannot be found, removal defers to the county program.All the derelict vessels are referred to us by the FWC, said county Marine Resources Administrator Rich Jones, who authored the report. We are getting fewer derelict vessel reports.The county paid to remove 14 boats in July 2012, and 15 during August and September. Jones said July was just a spike, with no particular cause.Fernandez said abandoned boats remain a problem but the number of cases she has under investigation is going down. There arent as many as there were, she said.Money spent on removing derelict vessels takes money away from other local projects like channel marking and ramp improvements, county officials say. Apilot anchoring program taking shape in the Keys establishes new managed mooring areas, with the goal of reducing the number of abandoned boats and increasing effectiveness of no-discharge laws.$203K spent in removing such vesselsON THE WATERBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgBoard rejects village lease of landFlorida Keys Mosquito Control Board Chairman Bill Shaw wasnt keen Monday on a proposal to pay Islamorada $15,000 so the village could use districtowned land for 10 years. The Islamorada Fire Rescue Department wants to use the mile marker 81.6 lot largely for parking and training, but it would cost roughly $15,000 to clean it up and put a new fence around it.Village Manager Ed Koconis was on hand to offer the Village Councils proposal to pay the $15,000 up front in exchange for a 10-year lease. The district wanted to grant only a five-year lease.Koconis proposed that the village would repair the fence, install a gate, remove debris and clean and level the site. He also agreed to allow the district storage space if necessary. The caveat would be that if the district took the property back after five years, it would repay the $15,000 in a lump sum. If not, it would pay 20 percent back each year over the final five years of the lease. Commissioner Phil Goodman said the proposal is reasonable. I have no problem with your proposal. Even if we did need it back, it would have significant improvements that we would have paid for, anyway, he said. But Shaw felt otherwise, saying the district shouldnt pay the money and that $3,000 per year over five years is next to nothing for a commercial lot on U.S. 1. You should be tickled pink to get access to this property. Youre getting free rent for a lot that youve wanted forever, he said. The board eventually agreed with Shaw and tabled a vote to approve a lease with the village. Koconis said he would bring the districts term back to the Village Council. Ultimate approval of any lease would have to come from the Monroe County School District, which signed the property over to Mosquito Control for $1 in 1977. Mosquito Controls deed contains a reverter clause should the property be used for other purposes.The lot was used in the past to store large chemical tanks for spray trucks. Chemicals are used on a much smaller scale today and the lot is no longer necessary for that amount of storage. In other business Monday:The board voted unanimously to hold monthly meetings, if they so choose, earlier than the standard 5:30 p.m. start time. The board agreed Monday to begin meeting between 1 and 5 p.m., depending on the location and how far staff and commissioners would be forced to travel. If we feel theres not a problem in changing the meeting times, as other organizations do, we can eliminate some [employee compensation time] and still get our job done, Commissioner Steve Smith said. Director Michael Doyle said when the board meets in June in Key Largo, he plans to offer a compromise of a consistent 3 p.m. start time.Islamorada would get $15K for cleanupBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMOSQUITO CONTROL Derelict boats such as this are a danger to navigation and can harm the environment by leaking pollutants.
Opinion & EditorialWednesday,May 22,2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 4A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor EDITORIALTuition veto likely to standLETTERS TO THE EDITORVoters not told truthI admit it, I am a worrier. I keep thinking about the Key West referendum on a study to dredge the shipping channel in Key West Harbor and worry what could go wrong. What have we not considered before the wording and parameters are set in stone? I am concerned about the amount of time allowed for the Key West Chamber of Commerce to gather $750,000 as the citys portion of the study. Is there a time limit? Lets face it the chamber will drag this out forever if it is not given a strict time period to raise the $750,000. Also, it is just the study we are talking about, but if no one is interested in the actual proposed dredging through the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, with the huge price tag of $36 million (the city would be responsible for 30 percent), then why would we waste taxpayer money and peoples time on a study? So lets get all the facts out there for the public to make an informed decision. I know there is no way to get much information and wording in the 75 words of the referendum, but the current referendum is only 55 words. Why is everyone so afraid to put the facts and truth out there and say determine the environmental, economic and social impacts? It is not what you say in a referendum, but what you dont say that is dangerous. The facts need to be there in the 75 words. The shipping channel is a long channel. Those not paying attention will walk in the polls, read this and have no idea of what this project would entail. They need to know the exact location of this proposed project. Why is the chamber so fearful of the truth and the facts? Actually, I dont care what they think. The citizens have a right to the truth and as much information as possible in the wording of this referendum. Two people with the City Attorneys Office help created this. Why did no commissioner recommend any additions or suggestions? I hope people will call or e-mail the Key West mayor and city commissioners. The fact is, it is dredging through a federally protected marine sanctuary, and that should be in the referendum. Christine Russell Key WestEditorial was unfairThe Keynoter overstepped the rules of decency in the editorial on May 18. While it is entitled to its opinion on whether or not electricity should be allowed on No Name Key, to personally attack Alicia Putney was unconscionable. That kind of unsubstantiated slander has no place in an editorial by supposedly professional news editors and publishers. Apublic apology needs to be published or I will give up my subscription to the Keynoter Deb Curlee Cudjoe KeyReport drunk driversThe Florida Keys Overseas Highway is a dangerous strip of road. This is the case from beginning to end. It is a narrow stretch in both directions, filled with cars, trucks, motorcycles, buses, joggers and walkers (along the sides) and who can imagine what else. May I add bicycles. Many are pulling boats and campers and others have luggage, surfboards and bicycles on the tops. Also, all along the way the temptations to stop and eat and drink alcohol and get into an its five oclock somewhere attitude abound endlessly. This is the case from Key Largo all the way down to Key West and back. Why then, I ask, is it any surprise whatsoever that people so frequently get killed or dismembered on this incredible stretch of highway? Or, as happened to my wife and I, a fleeing bank robber passed us on a rainy day speeding at more than 100 mph with the police intelligently not pursuing him at the same rate of speed but laying back until they finally nabbed him, a potential highway killer (all the bridges were police manned up ahead). I write these words to raise the issue of solving a problem of driving after drinking too much alcohol. Its time folks pick up the phone and call in anyone they see who is intoxicated getting behind the wheel of a car or truck and reporting it to the local police or Florida Highway Patrol. Why not? Can we make a difference? Absolutely. The police cannot do it all and never will, but if citizens see someone falling or stumbling into their car preparing to drive off, or see people acting drunk in a bar or restaurant, why not observe when they leave if they get into a vehicle and drive off? Consider this: It may save a life. I say this thinking about the young woman who was just killed after a hit and run at mile marker 89. She was only 22 years old. Her boyfriend was seriously injured and so was a taxi driver. I am thinking of her loved ones now and what they must be feeling about all this and allegedly getting drunk in the Florida Keys. Frank Simmons Delray BeachEducation funds appreciatedI would like to commend publicly our elected officials who this year put higher education front and center during the legislative session. They took the first opportunity offered by the improving economy to return funding that had been cut from the State University System and invest in the future of our state. In fact, this is first time in eight years that FIU has a favorable budget situation. We are very pleased that the Legislature has kept its commitment to restore last years $300 million cut, which represents a $24.3 million restoration for Florida International University. Additional money has been allocated for facilities and other projects, as well as salary increases for faculty and staff. Our Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine received funding we requested to continue growing and working in underserved communities in South Florida. Other key projects to our community, such as the Wall of Wind and the Public Loss Model, a computer model that assesses hurricane risk and predicts residential losses and insurance rates in Florida, also were funded. Floridas elected leaders understand that a more robust public higher education system is one of the best investments a state can make. Mark B. Rosenberg President, FIU MiamiSandbar is violatedShame on the Sea King party boat. As a local for many years, the sandbar on Marathons oceanside is a place where the locals go to get away and meet with friends every summer. Now for a buck the Sea King wants to bring a boatload of people to our quiet spot. I am appalled and hope they think twice about this ridiculous idea. Mary Fleming Marathon When we think about the responsibilities of law enforcement officers, firefighters and other first responders, we often overlook the all-too-common carnage they see on the highway. While were complaining about being delayed in traffic, its easy to forget that someone may be trapped in a car, severely injured or dead. Meanwhile, some firefighter, EMTor police officer is often saving someones life or tragically going about the task of removing a dead body from a vehicle or off the road. As reporters, we have great respect for first responders. We often write about their heroics and steadfastness in catching criminals and saving lives. They really are local heroes. But at the same time, we have a job to do. Part of that job is taking photographs at crime and accident scenes. Too often lately we have told by deputies, troopers and firefighters to stop taking pictures. While photographing a crash that killed a young Miami woman in Islamorada on May 13, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper threatened to take away our photographers memory card. Our photographer refused to hand it over and told the trooper he had no right to do this. The trooper eventually went away angry. To educate first responders: The press indeed, the general public can photograph whatever is happening in a public place, including the highway. This does not mean we have a right to intrude on a crime or accident scene, nor would we want to. Press photographs of crime and accident scenes are not evidence that needs to be confiscated. But we are told exactly the opposite time and again by troopers and deputies.In fact, at a Monroe County Sheriffs Office training session for potential managers a few months back at Florida Keys Community College, an agency spokeswoman spent considerable time trying to teach the three dozen or so law officers there that they cant bar picture taking. This training session, by the way, was designed specifically for the potential managers to learn what the press does and why it does it.By many officerslogic, every news photographer taking shots during the aftermath of last months Boston Marathon bombing would have his or her equipment confiscated. Its a ridiculous concept. Photographers, especially news photographers, document history in our case, local history.Something that has always puzzled us is the fact that most bystanders watching crime and accident scenes are taking photos on their smart phones. By the time the press gets there, the pictures are already on dozens of Facebook pages. Yet the police seem not to notice picture taking until we arrive.One more important note: While we always try to wear our issued press credentials, if we dont have them, this doesnt mean we cant take photos. We are civilians and need no special identification giving us permission to take photographs on a public street. Again, countless times we have been told the opposite by law enforcement officers. With all this said, the press in the Keys enjoys a good professional relationship with police and firefighters. We seldom have to wait long for a call back or a quote. And on our part, we gladly make public information to help out on a case, and we regularly publicize promotions and events.But while we enjoy informing our readers about local news, we are getting tired informing law enforcement officers on the meaning of public space. Upper Keys ReporterScott calls legislatorsincrease a tax increase on families, gambles lawmakers wont challengeWhat a difference a year makes. One year ago, the Board of Governors of the University System of Florida approved double-digit tuition hikes ranging from 15 percent at Florida International University to 9 percent at the University of Florida. This year, Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a 3 percent tuition hike approved by the Legislature just weeks ago. The governor, running for re-election in 2014, says he doesnt want to see any tax hikes imposed on Floridians. He views tuition increases as a tax hike in a different form. Scotts veto message says Florida should be proud that its tuition is lower than most states and that students should be able to earn degrees and find jobs without being saddled with massive debt.His position runs 180 degrees counter to House Speaker Will Weatherford (R-Wesley Chapel), who pushed hard this session for some tuition increase, noting how low Florida ranks against tuition costs in other states.Florida colleges dominate the U.S. Department of Educations list of least-expensive state college systems offering four-year degrees. Only Puerto Rico and the University of West Virginia report lower tuition costs on the DOE report for the 2010-11 school year. Here in Florida, theres a behind-the-scenes battle under way over who controls the purse strings for the states universities and colleges. Last year, when the Legislature cut $300 million from higher education, the Board of Governors came back with double-digit tuition hikes to help offset some of that lost funding.Former Gov. Bob Graham joined the fray, arguing that the Board of Governors not the Legislature should set tuition rates without interference from lawmakers.The resulting lawsuit (Graham v. Haridopolos) was decided in January when the Florida Supreme Court issued a ruling that said the Legislature could restrain the Board of Governors or even set tuition rates on its own without board input. In the past two weeks, Scott ratcheted up pressure by asking state university presidents to write letters saying they didnt want more tuition revenue this year, asking university heads to buck the Legislature.Further clouding matters: The Legislature crafted the 3 percent tuition hike into the 2013-14 state budget as proviso language tied to an appropriation that Scott will not veto, thus insulating it from the governors line-item veto.However, then-Gov. Charlie Crist took similar action in 2007, and lawmakers did not challenge it in court. Now, its up to the House speaker and other lawmakers if the issue dies or they decide to challenge Scott in court. With the 2014 election clock ticking, we suspect the veto will stand and the House speaker and his backers will find another battle for another day.Wayne Markham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Richard Tamborrino . . .Advertising/New Bus.Dev.Dir. Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2013 Keynoter Publishing Co. Police wrong to try to block photographsOTHER VOICES Photo by DAVID GOODHUERescue crews work the scene of a Monday crash in the Upper Keys in which Kristen Rivera,22,was killed.State troopers say both she and the man who was driving the car in which she was a passenger had been drinking.LETTERS TO THE EDITORGracias,Los PadresMarathon Middle and High Schools Los Padres Committee has gathered for the final meeting of the school year. The group is made up of all parents of students enrolled in the English as a Second Language program at the school. The meeting welcomed new members from the community and celebrated the accomplishments of the students with a dinner and entertainment donated by Juice Paradise, Lenchos, Sam the DJ and parents. Event organizer Lizzette Ramos said We were so pleased at the turnout and to see enthusiastic parents ready to start for next year. Speaking at the event were Principal Hammond Gracy and Henry Boza, chairman of the district program and principal at Glynn Archer Elementary. Others who participated in the event include myself, Kathy Lancaster, Christina Belotti, Martina Belotti, Heather Coraluzzo, Kathy Sympson and Tracy Hannah. It gave the parents a chance to meet the people who work with their children daily, Ramos said. Katherine Mayan ELLcoordinator Marathon High Members of the Los Padres Committee and others gather to close out the school year at Marathon High.
Facebook made its debut on the stock market a year ago on May 18 in one of the largest IPOs in history and the biggest for any Internet company.The social networks market value was more than $100 billion. Now, Facebooks stock is trading roughly 30 percent lower and has not hit its IPO price of $38 per share. Today, Facebook is valued at around $63 billion.In the year since its initial public offering, Facebook has launched a slew of new features, including search features and a deep integration into Android smartphones and tablet computers. It also surpassed the 1 billion user mark. Here are some key developments over the years:February 2004: Mark Zuckerberg starts Facebook as a sophomore at Harvard University.March 2004: Facebook begins allowing people from other colleges and universities to join.June 2004: Facebook moves its headquarters to Palo Alto, Calif.September 2004: Facebook introduces the Wall, which allows people to write personal musings and other tidbits on profile pages. Facebook becomes the target of a lawsuit claiming that Zuckerberg stole the idea for the social network from a company co-founded by twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss and a third person at Harvard.September 2005: Facebook expands to include high schools.May 2006: Facebook introduces additional networks, allowing people with corporate e-mail addresses to join.September 2006: Facebook begins letting anyone over 13 join. It also introduces News Feed, which collects friendsWall posts in one place. Although it led to complaints about privacy, News Feed would become one of Facebooks most popular features.May 2007: Facebook launches Platform, a system for letting outside programmers develop tools for sharing photos, taking quizzes and playing games. The system gives rise to a Facebook economy and allows companies such as game maker Zynga Inc. to thrive.October 2007: Facebook agrees to sell a 1.6 percent stake to Microsoft for $240 million and forges an advertising partnership.November 2007: Facebook unveils its Beacon program, a feature that broadcasts peoples activities on dozens of outside sites. Yet another privacy backlash leads Facebook to give people more control over Beacon before the company ultimately scraps it as part of a legal settlement.March 2008: Facebook hires Sheryl Sandberg as chief operating officer, snatching the savvy, high-profile executive from Google Inc.April 2008: Facebook introduces Chat.February 2009: Facebook introduces Like, allowing people to endorse other peoples posts.June 2009: Facebook surpasses News Corp.s Myspace as the leading online social network in the U.S.August 2010: Facebook launches location feature, allowing people to share where they are with their friends.October 2010: The Social Network, a movie about Zuckerberg and the legal battles over Facebooks founding, is released. It receives eight Academy Awards nominations and wins three.June 2011: Google launches rival social network called Plus. The Winklevoss twins end their legal battle over the idea behind Facebook. They had settled with Facebook for $65 million in 2008, but later sought more money.September 2011: Facebook introduces Timeline, a new version of the profile page. Its meant to show highlights from a persons entire life rather than recent posts.November 2011: Facebook agrees to settle federal charges that it violated users privacy by getting people to share more information than they agreed to when they signed up to the site. As part of a settlement, Facebook agrees to allow independent auditors to review its privacy practices for two years. It also agrees to get approval from users before changing how the company handles their data.December 2011: Facebook completes a move to Menlo Park, Calif. Its address is 1 Hacker Way.January 2012: Facebook begins making Timeline mandatory.February 2012: Facebook files for an initial public offering of stock. Afew weeks later, it unveils new advertising opportunities for brands, allowing ads to mix in with Facebook status updates and photos.April 2012: Facebook announces plans to buy Instagram, a photo-sharing social network, for $1 billion in cash and stock. It also discloses it plans to list its stock on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol FB.May 2012: Facebook sets a price range of $28 to $35 for its IPO, then increases it to $34 to $38. On May 17, Facebook prices its IPO at $38 per share, and the stock begins trading the next day. The following week, the stock price starts dropping amid concerns about Facebooks ability to keep growing revenue and sell ads on mobile devices. That month, Facebook also updates its policy to give users more clarity on how information they share is used by the company.August 2012: Facebook updates its app for iPhones and iPads to make it less clunky. The U.S. government clears Facebooks Instagram deal.September 2012: Facebook closes its purchase of Instagram. With Facebooks stock price lower, the deal is now valued at about $740 million.October 2012: Facebook says it has 1 billion active users.December 2012: Facebook rolls out a messaging app called Poke to lukewarm reviews. Wednesday,May 22,2013 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com Island Vision Careis now accepting NEW patients.Dr.John Sheldon's optometry practice services all ages,from kids to seniors.Monday Friday 9AM to 5PM Saturday by appointment6400 Overseas Hwy. MM 50.5 (next to Herbies)743-2020 BusinessKeys have lowest joblessness rateThe unemployment rate in Florida dropped to 7.2 percent in April, down from 7. 5 percent a month earlier, giving Gov. Rick Scott more fodder for his claim that the administrations efforts are working to return the economy to pre-recession success.The new rate is the lowest it has been since September of 2008, early in the recession, and marks several months of continued recovery. The improvement also, however, tracks national gains in employment, though the states jobless rate is now below the national rate of 7.5 percent.The announcement of the April drop in unemployment came as Scott was in Tampa to sign legislation (HB 7007) that was his top economic development priority of the recently ended legislative session. The bill allows manufacturers to automatically qualify to buy new equipment without paying sales tax starting next year. The tax break will be in effect for three years unless lawmakers extend it.Floridas families are getting back to work and our states economy is growing, Scott said in a statement. With 16,700 new private-sector jobs added last month and an unemployment rate that continues to decline, Florida is once again below the national average at 7.2 percent.The Keys continued to have the lowest unemployment rate at 3.7 percent due to the large government-sector workforce. Walton, Okaloosa and Alachua counties all had jobless rates under 5 percent. Hendry, Flagler and Putnam counties all recorded unemployment of more than 9 percent.In December 2010, shortly after Scott was elected, the unemployment rate in the state was over 11 percent. The yearover-year drop in April was the 30th straight month in which the state saw a year-to-year decline. Economists have projected unemployment should continue to drop, returning to as low as 6 percent in Florida by 2016 at the latest.Total non-farm employment in Florida, seasonally adjusted, was just over 7.5 million in April, a 0.2 percent increase over March, and 1.6 percent higher than the same time last year. That tracked a matching 1.6 percent increase in the number of jobs nationally over the same period.The job growth was led last month by the trade, transportation and utility sector. Leisure and hospitality, private education, health services, and construction all saw significant gains in jobs as well, the state Department of Economic Opportunity said.Government workforce is main reasonBy DAVID ROYSENews Service of FloridaTHE WORKFORCELIKE FATHER LIKE SON Anesthesiologist Jeffery Wolszczak (right) has joined Fishermens Community Hospital in Marathon to provide backup coverage when staff anesthesiologists are unavailable.He is shown with his father,Andrew Wolszczak,a urologist and longtime member of the Fishermens medical staff. Come vi s it our online photo gallerie s and s u b mit your own at www.Key s Net.com/Photo sHits and misses forFacebookCompany went public May 18 one year agoAssociated PressTECHNOLOGY
With the project going through a third-party financial review, the seemingly reasonable question how much has the reconstruction of Horace OBryant Middle School in Key West really cost? is very much a point of debate.The vast majority of the project cost, $36 million, is financed through a federal stimulus loan supported by bond financing. But from there, the numbers get a little harder to pin down due to repeated changes to the schools design and more than 80 change orders to the construction contract. School Board Ed Davidson has relentlessly questioned those since his November election.Davidson and others in the School District agree that architect Rick Smiths redesign of Phase II construction to comply with city height limits cost around $1.5 million.Asecond change to deal with an apparently undocumented crawl space beneath the building cost another $400,000. Then there was $300,000 to remove unsuitable soils from a foundation site. Davidson said roughly $2.8 million has been drawn from an account containing the proceeds of the Harris School sale. Thats a total of $41 million. Nobody knows the real cost, Davidson said, something he attributes to incomplete and inconsistent financial recording and reporting from Miami-based contractor Coastal Construction.Last week, Superintendent Mark Porter, under mounting pressure from the board and public, hired accountant Steve Pribramsky, a fraud investigator and former District 1 School Board member, to undertake whats called attestation services.For a cost estimated between $15,000 and $18,000, Pribramsky will essentially go over all of the HOB books and documentation from the contractor. During a May 14 session in Key West, the School Board discussed the issue and expressed confidence in Pribramskys ability to get the job done. Weve been failed in a lot of ways on this thing, board member John Dick said. Referencing past nebulous construction costs, Dick vowed that well know exactly how much this one cost in the end.Contract talksAfter an introductory session going over housekeeping details with the United Teachers of Monroe union, Porter announced two collective bargaining sessions.Agreed to in 2010, the previous three-year deal with the teachers ended in impasse with the two sides unable to agree on issues like performance pay and unpaid furlough days.The collective bargaining is scheduled for today beginning at 9 a.m. and May 29 beginning at 1 p.m., both in district offices on Trumbo Point in Key West. KeysNet.com Keynoter 6A Wednesday,May 22,2013 Congratulations!2013 HIGH SCHOOL S ENIORSSee your Keepsake Photo in the June 5 Keynoter & June 7 Reporter To advertise in this section call 305-743-5551 ABSOLUTE AUCTION50 Foot Fishing Yacht in Immaculate ConditionWill Be Sold to the Highest Bidder Regardless of Price SATURDAY, MAY 2511:00 AMTo be held on site at Ocean Harbor Condominiums 87851 Old Hwy,Islamorada,FL PREVIEWS: Sat., May 18 th11 am to 1 pm Sat. 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FREE Parking Rod & Reel Rental Available Special Childrens Rates Cold Drinks Available Fish Cleaning Service M M e m o r i a l D a y M e m o r i a l D a yMa 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 GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 FKCC starts hospitality programFlorida Keys Community College on Monday formally announced the launch of its Hospitality and Tourism Management Initiative, to be undertaken with various lodgings and restaurants Keyswide. Beginning with the fall semester, the college will offer courses in Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management, Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism, and Food and Beverage Management, as well as an internship program designed specifically to train students to enter or advance within the Keyslargest industry.This is just the beginning, said college President Jonathan Gueverra. With the continued support from the hospitality and tourism industry, we can build a long-term, sustainable program that will fill workforce demands with high-quality employees while helping our students to achieve rewarding careers.Industry certifications through the American Hotel and Lodging Association are integrated into the curriculum. The courses can be taken individually or as part of an associates degree. The beauty of this initiative is that we are building on the strengths of the courses we already have in place such as accounting and marketing and augmenting with these new courses specific to the industry to create something very viable for our students, said Frank Wood, the colleges business program director and lead developer of the new courses.Upon completion of an associates degree, students will be eligible to enter a bachelors degree program at a four-year degree-granting institution in Florida. For example, once a deal is struck between FKCC and Florida International University, FKCC graduates could enter FIUs Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management as a junior and apply up to 500 internship hours earned locally.Other schools would partner for degreesKEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGE College President Jonathan Gueverra (far left) is joined by other college staff and tourism industry leaders to launch the hospitality program.HOB cost: True bill isnt knownBut it looks like it goes $5 million overBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSPOSTAL CARRIERS DELIVER Photo by CINDY SMITHTasha Prics,a U.S.Postal Service carrier in Key Largo,picks up a delivery for the Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive,an annual event conducted May 11 by letter carriers nationally.Staff from the three Upper Keys post offices collected a record 16 tons of food, delivered to local food banks at Burton Memorial United Methodist Church in Tavernier and First Baptist Church of Islamorada.Middle and Lower Keys carriers also participated. The vast majority of the project cost, $36 million, is financed through a federal stimulus loan supported by bond financing.
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,MAY 22,2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 5B Screening time Two artists in residence at the Studios of Key West unveil their independent films next week. Story, 2B Cocktail hour What the summer always needs are refreshing signature cocktails.Try these on for size.Story, 2B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle Canes,Dolphins to scrimmageAfter three weeks of practice under a hot spring sun, football players from rival Marathon and Coral Shores high schools must be eager to hit somebody other than their own teammates.They get that chance Thursday night when the Dolphins, Hurricanes and Doral Academy meet for a scheduled spring exhibition jamboree in Marathon. Each team is slated to play one half against the other two schools.Dolphins coach Lance Martin and Canes coach Ed Holly said the scrimmage will be all about evaluating their own rosters. Each said very little game planning would be involved.We just kind of share with the coaches what youre going to run. Youre more concerned about putting the kids in good position as opposed to scheming, Martin said.What we try to do is concentrate on what we do. We do very little game planning, Holly said. Everyone knows what everyone is going to do, but spring is about your program and getting better at blocking and tackling and running.Holly likened his teams situation to that of Marathon in recent years. The team posted a 6-4 record this past season, but returns just two starters on each side of the ball. Junior-to-be Eddie Dunn, a running back, and rising senior Jake Niedbalski, a center, are the only two players whose positions are set in stone.We have right now onBoth teams are fielding young rostersBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comPREP FOOTBALLKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCoral Shores running back Henry Jacobsen looks for an opening as defender Byron Peixoto closes in during a Hurricane scrimmage May 16,preparing for Thursdays spring jamboree at Marathon High School. Conchs take on WestwoodThe Key West High School football team will play its spring game at 7 Friday night maybe at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium.The site of the contest against Fort Pierce Westwood was still in doubt Tuesday because of repair work being done on the 58-year-old stadiums bleachers.Coach Johnny Hughes said school officials will decide today if the game will have to be moved to the Back Yard field behind the high school on Flagler Avenue. He added that crews were lining the field at the stadium. We are crossing our fingers that the game will be played there, he said.Playing at the Back Yard would present problems. Grandstands would have to be set up and rails put in place to protect spectators. And the game would be played without a scoreboard.After three weeks of practice, the Conchs are eager to play. The kids are tired of hitting each other, Hughes said.The roster is thin. Weve had a few injuries and we havent had a full 40 in two weeks, Hughes said. Weve been down to 30 players most days.Hughes plans to use a nohuddle offense, with the players getting instructions from coaches who will hold up signs to indicate various plays.The no-huddle is not necessarily a hurry-up offense. The quarterback will look over to the coaches after each play. Then well line up after we see what the defense will give us, Hughes said. And who will the quarterback be? Andrew Freeman will start, Hughes said, adding that Trevor Pike will get equal time. Hughes has been impressed with several players this month, foremost among them Jack Gruba, a linebacker who will also play tight end. Hes a devastating blocker hell hit you, the coach said. Others who have stood out include running backs Laurence Marius and Mehki Sargent, and lineman Garrett Osteen, who, like several players, will have to play offense and defense.The Conchs will have a new kicker and among the candidates is Gavin Mock, who was on the boys soccer team.Key West was 6-4 in 2012, Hughesfirst season. Fort Pierce Westwood was 1-8.Stadium use still might be a problemBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST FOOTBALLThe worms are coming outTheres a full moon arising, and it will impact all sorts of fishing.For starters, the May full moon typically spurs on the Palolo worm hatch. These little red worms spawn en masse on the surface and become culinary nirvana for the tarpon.Ahuge school of tarpon crazily gulping a sea of red is quite the sight. This is your best opportunity to catch tarpon on fly, as the worms are easily mimicked. The full moon should also bring on an excellent snapper bite. Yellowtails and muttons especially respond to the pull of the moon. The yellowtail bite on the reef has been excellent and will remain so. And were now seeing more and more large mangroves mixed in.In addition, the mutton snapper are biting well on the deeper wrecks and rough bottom patches.The offshore dolphin bite continues in force, with lots of big fish from the teens to the 30pound range the norm throughout the Keys. Their location is based solely on the nearshore edge of the Gulf Stream. An abundance of sargasso patches, weed lines and assorted debris are holding dolphin. And there have been scattered schools of blackfin tuna, most in the fiveto 15pound range.The weeks bestJeff, Kendall and Taylor Schoenekase, from Overland Park, Kan., fished three days with Capt. Howard Kelley and Capt. Chris Klimas out of Captain Pips Marina in Marathon. They caught some good-size dolphin along with a bunch of yellowtails. Capt. Jeff Shelar, of Catch-Em-All Charters atFor tarpon anglers,thats great newsFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSChris Johnson CaptainsColumn See Fishing,2BKeys players fall at tournamentThree Key West High School seniors closed their Conch athletic careers last weekend by shining brightly at the 24th Florida Athletic Coaches Association AllStar Softball Classic at Forest High in Ocala. Devin Osterhoudt and the Schoneck twins, Raquel and Lauren, played for the South Team that lost two games in the tourney 3-1 to the North team on Friday and 54 to the West on Saturday.There were 16 girls on each team and the players were rotated to different positions, said Bubba Osterhoudt, Devins father and an outgoing assistant coach for the Key West softball team. It was a fun competition.All three Conch players got hits and stole bases. In Saturdays game, Raquel Schoneck buntedSchonecks and Osterhoudt play at Forest HighBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST SOFTBALLKey West assistant softball coach Bubba Osterhoudt travels to the tournament with (from left) Raquel Schoneck, Lauren Schoneck and Devin Osterhoudt. See Softball,2BSee Football,2B
Captain Pips, found dolphin in 400 to 700 feet of water. Inshore, it was all about the tarpon. J.D. Etheridge, from Arkansas, landed a hard-fighting, 120-pound tarpon that jumped about 10 times and then tail walked right behind the boat for quite the show.The crew of the SeaSquared has also been doing a lot of tarpon fishing, and were happy to report the bite at Bahia Honda has been epic. Our charters have enjoyed multiple hookups with a good percentage of landings.The SeaSquared also made a few trips to the reef, the bay and offshore last week, with large mangrove and yellowtail snapper, grouper and dolphin going up on the rack at Captain Pips. At the 7 Mile Marina in Marathon, FinnzUp Charters, with Capt. Skip Bradshaw and mate Neil Apley, put angler Dick Willett of Oswego, N.Y., on the fish of a lifetime a 51-inch bull dolphin just off the reef line.Capt. Moe Mottice, of Moes Custom Charters in Key West, caught all size dolphin in waters between 350 and 800 feet deep, with big sailfish and skipjack tuna mixed in. In the Gulf, tiger sharks and snapper are plentiful on the wrecks.But the big news is the tarpon are eating well in Key West Harbor, meaning multiple hookups and plenty of catches. Blacktip sharks, mackerel and snappers are also there to keep anglers busy.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 .com and http://Facebook .com/MarathonFishing.51-inch bull landed at reefFrom Fishing,1B KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday,May 22,2013 George M. Botelho, M.D.Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow American Academy of Othopaedic Surgeons Fellow North American Spine Society 305-743-4005Medicare & Most Major Insurances Accepted Languages Spoken Spanish, Russian, Portuguese Living Put summer in summer cocktailsThe art of the summer cocktail is something I take most seriously because several years ago I realized what surely is obvious to most people. But I can be a bit slow.Summer is better with a signature cocktail. Not a fancy dinner cocktail. Not a party cocktail. And certainly nothing that anyone who goes by the title mixologist ever would deign to make.Im talking about an everyday cocktail, something that can be thrown together after work or a day of swimming, then casually sipped or even slurped while standing at the grill or sitting by the pool or dock. Agood summer cocktail must be simple to assemble, and preferably from memory. It must be sweet and refreshing, but not cloying. It should have a crispness. It should welcome ice and not suffer noticeably as the ice melts. And it must be versatile enough to go with whatever is on the dinner menu. Each summer, I seem to discover a new cocktail, which then becomes my summer cocktail for the remainder of the season. A few years back, it was my trashy sangria, which I could slosh together in under a minute. Red wine, sugar, lime juice and ice on nights I was feeling rushed. Abit of fruit and muddling were added on nights I wasnt.As complex as a true sangria concocted from far more (and better) ingredients that are allowed to meld for hours? By no means. But still refreshing and satisfying and delightful by the grill.The summer after that it was my vodka watermelon chiller. Watermelon, vodka, ice, lemon juice and honey. Blend and done. Is there anything more refreshing than watermelon in August? And last year I discovered the magic that is gin and bitter lemon. Ice plus gin plus a splash of bitter lemon tonic. Add a slice of lemon and its heaven in the end-of-day sun. This year it will be the pisco sour. Pisco is a South American brandy that has a clean, mildly sweet flavor. Traditional versions of this cocktail call for shaking it over ice with sugar and lemon juice. My take swaps in lime juice (which so loves barbecue) and rather than shaking it, I blend until frothy. Think frozen margarita, but so much better. I also should add that proper stemware is essential for enjoying a summer cocktail. In my house, that usually means either canning jars or recycled jam jars.Pisco sour2.5 ounces pisco.1.5 ounces lime juice.1.5 ounces simple syrup.1.5 tablespoons egg white.Half a cup pf ice. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until very smooth and frothy. Pour into a large, heavy glass and serve immediately. Start to finish: Five minutes. Servings: One.Gin,bitter lemonOne to two slices lemon.One teaspoon sugar.1.5 ounces gin.Ice.Bitter lemon tonic.Fresh mint to garnish.In a medium, heavy glass, combine the lemon slices and sugar. Gently muddle, then add the gin and enough ice to mostly fill the glass. Top with bitter lemon tonic, then stir and garnish with fresh mint.Start to finish: Five minutes. Servings: One.Trashy sangriaOne to two slices orange.Two tablespoons lime juice.One to two tablespoons sugar.Four ounces red wine.Ice.Seltzer water (optional). In a large, heavy glass, combine the orange slices, lime juice and sugar. Gently muddle, then add the wine and enough ice to mostly fill the glass. Stir. If desired, top with a splash of seltzer for bubbles. And if you feel so inclined, go ahead and float some raspberries or sliced strawberries in this, too. Start to finish: Five minutes. Servings: One.Watermelon slushie1.5 cups watermelon chunks.Half a cup of ice.1.5 ounces vodka.One ounce lemon juice.One ounce honey or simple syrup.Pinch of salt. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until very smooth and frothy. Pour into a large, heavy glass and serve immediately. Start to finish: Five minutes. Servings: One.These are easy and refreshingBy J.M.HIRSCHAssociated PressTHE LIQUOR CABINET Photo courtesy ASSOCIATED PRESSSummer cocktails (clockwise from top) are trashy red wine sangria,vodka watermelon slushie,pisco sour,and gin and bitter lemon.Artists unveil filmsTwo artists in residence at the Studios of Key West unveil their independent films next week. Writer, poet and film artist Chihiro Amemiya and new-media artist Sasha Wortzel, both from Brooklyn, N.Y., have spent May working at the Studios on White Street.Slated for the Tropic Cinema on Eaton Street on May 28, with a reception starting at 6 p.m. at the screenings beginning at 6:30:Starlite, a 2012 documentary by Wortzel. In 1959, a decade prior to Manhattans Stonewall riots, across the bridge in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the Starlite Lounge was founded as a non-discriminating establishment for gay people of color. Ahalf century later, it was a shock to the neighborhood and the gay community when the Starlite Lounge, now the oldest, black-owned, nondiscriminating establishment, was given notice to vacate. Starlitefollows the bars struggle to fight an impending eviction while tracing back the history of its formation over half a century.Paint It Again, a 2012 film directed by Wortzel. Paint it Againexploresthe home shared by a woman and her late partner for over 40 years. Now the home of only one surviving partner, the space has become museum-like. Meticulously arranged and decorated, the house is full of objects like artifacts that hold memories and hint at a life shared in this space, a life that is now gone.Grandpas Wet Dream, a 2010 documentary directed by Amemiya. A75-year-old Japanese man, Shigeo Tokuda, has been acting in adult videos for 15 years without telling his family. At his age, Tokuda knows that he does not have too many years left for him. Competing with his senses of morals, shame, and guilt is his aspiration to mark his life as a unique existence. The film has played at various festivals, including Sundance and the Chicago International Film Festival.Rooftop, a 2010 short directed by Amemiya. Gena is a security guard at a place where people who committed suicide arrive after their death. At work and home, Genas life is stale, and she does not know how to get out of it. Rocco, a boy who comes to the place after his death, helps Gena to change her life. The Ibis Bay Beach Resort at 3103 N. Roosevelt Blvd. will screen Paint It Again and Grandpas Wet Dream before its feature film on May 29. Movies start at sunset.Theyre set for Tropic Cinema, Ibis Bay ResortKEY WESTJeff Lassinger and Don Rodgers,from Pittsburgh,fished three trips with the SeaSquared last week.Their offshore day netted dolphin and a deep-water snowy grouper. and dove safely into first base in the manner she displayed during the season at Key Wests Back Yard park, where she would rise with orange dirt clinging to her uniform. That wowed the crowd, Bubba Osterhoudt said.Raquel was named the most valuable player in that game, he said. The North went on to win the tournament with a 6-1 victory over the East.The three Conchs were coming off a season in which Key West reached the regional finals, where it lost to Gulliver Prep, which went on to win its fourth consecutive 4Atitle.The Schonecks will leave Key West High having been four-year starters in softball and soccer. Osterhoudts other sport was swimming.Raquel is games MVPFrom Softball,1B our roster, if everyone was healthy, wed have 24 guys. Thats where weve been the past few springs. We dont have a lot of depth so we concentrate on good, sound football, Holly said.Coming off a 1-9 season, Martin once again is breaking in a number of young players. That includes Max Elliott at quarterback and new running backs in Cooper Chaplin, Jesse DeLuca and Chris Portillo.Were only going to stick to the Wing-Tformation because were breaking in a new quarterback and some new running backs, Martin said. The Dolphins performed well during an intrasquad scrimmage last Thursday, Martin said. The No. 1 offense faced the best remaining defenders and vice versa, along with some situational plays from the 20yard line and goal-line area. I was pretty pleased with the film, he said.There will be no live kickoffs or kickoff returns Thursday; each team starts drives from the 30-yard line. There will be punts, field goals and extra points but no defensive rush on those plays. The scrimmage s scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Coral Shores plays Doral in the opener, followed by Doral against Marathon. The Dolphins and Hurricanes meet in the nights final two quarters.Dolphins, Canes play lastFrom Football,1BMinimal Regatta SundayIf its May, its time for the 22nd annual Schooner Wharf Bar Minimal Regatta, set for Sunday 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.ON THE WATER GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551
Its almost time for a new Xbox.Eight years have passed since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox 360, double the amount of time between the original Xbox debut in 2001 and its high-definition successors launch in 2005. The nextgeneration Xbox was expected to be revealed Tuesday, and anticipation for the entertainment consoles latest evolution is running high.People get excited about new consoles because consoles represent the future, said Stephen Totilo, editor of gaming site Kotaku.com. When you buy a new console, youre essentially investing in five years of your future in the hopes that this box wont just be cool the day you buy it, but in five years from now, it will be even cooler.The platform has been the exclusive home to such popular gaming franchises as science-fiction shoot-em-up Gears of War, racing simulator Forza and first-person shooter Halo, starring supersoldier Master Chief. In recent years, Microsoft expanded the consoles scope beyond just games, adding streaming media apps and the familyfriendly Kinect system.The next generation of gaming already got off to a rocky start last November when Nintendo launched the Wii U, the successor to the popular Wii system featuring an innovative tablet-like controller yet graphics on par with the Xbox 360 and Sonys PlayStation 3. Nintendo said it sold just 3.45 million units by the end of March, well below expectations.Sony was first to showcase plans for its upcoming PlayStation 4 but not the actual box at an event in New York last February. The reaction to that console, which featured richer graphics and more social features, was mixed. Totilo said to wow gamers with the next Xbox, Microsoft must show off great games for it that players will crave, as well as technology that feels futuristic. He said theres concern from Xbox fans that Microsoft has lost interest in hardcore gamers with their recent efforts to attract casual gamers with the Kinect, its camera-based system that detects motion. There will be at least one hardcore game showcased: Call of Duty: Ghosts, the next chapter in the popular military shooter franchise from Modern Warfare developer Infinity Ward. Activison-Blizzard Inc. previously announced that Ghosts would be available for both current and nextgeneration consoles.They wanted Call of Dutyon their stage to show off what next gen is capable of, said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing. Were excited about the approach that both Microsoft and Sony are taking to the next generation. Our business, of course, depends on them launching this new hardware, so we want to do everything we can to help.For the past five years, questions and rumors about a new Xbox have circulated more than the chainsaw on the end of a Gears of War rifle. What will the new Xbox be called? How much will it cost? Will it play used video games? Blu-ray discs? Will it be backwards compatible? Must the Kinect always be on? Will it require a connection to the Internet? Its that rumor about an always-on Xbox that has ignited the most negative comments on social networks, according to research firm Fizziology. Overall, Fizziology said gamers seem to be more jazzed about a potential new Xbox, with 32 percent of the chatter positive compared to 10 percent of the sentiment negative in online conversations. I think because people have been waiting a long time, expectations are higher, said Laurent Detoc, North America president of Ubisoft Entertainment. As a result, they may not be seeing what they anticipated. In the end, from the research weve done, theres a strong appetite for new machines. I have no doubt theyre going to sell extremely well. 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The Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens has a fundraising car wash coming up 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.Saturday at the southernmost Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3911,2200 N Roosevelt Blvd.,Key West.Itll include homemade baked goods for sale,live music and a cookout by the VFW mens auxiliary.Here,MARCs Dixie Henkel and some clients practice their car-washing skills at the MARC Plant Store truck.WORKING AT THE CAR WASH Expectations high forthe next XboxIts release was planned for TuesdayBy DERRIK J.LANGAssociated PressGAMING Photo courtesy ASSOCIATED PRESSThis is a Project Natal sensor for the XBOX 360.The sensor tracks a players full body movement while responding to commands,directions and a shift of emotion in voice without the need for a controller.NOT QUITE BLUE Courtesy FLORIDA KEYS WILD BIRD CENTERSpring brings a new generation of blue jays,with some rescued chicks winding up in foster care.These two chicks,not yet sporting a blue jays vibrant colors,were injured when they jumped out of their nest a bit early,says Amanda Margraves, wildlife rehabilitator at the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center in Tavernier.Less than a month old,they are healing and soon will move to an outdoor enclosure to prepare for release.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday,May 22,2013 LIVING BRIEFSAmerican Legion serving up pizzaBeginning this Friday and running every Friday for the next five to six months, the Marathon American Legion is cooking up pizza with the sales proceeds going to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Pizza, medium and large, will be available 6 to 9 p.m. Cost ranges from $9 to $14, and you can eat in or carry out. Call 743-4783.Memorial Day service plannedThe Matecumbe Historical Trust holds its annual Memorial Day service on Monday beginning at 9 a.m. at the Islamorada Hurricane Monument, mile marker 81.5 on Overseas Highway.Glenn Taylor will give an introductory welcome and the ceremony will include an invocation by Pastor Tony Hammon of Island Community Church, presentation of colors by Boy Scout Troop 914, the national anthem sung by Kathy Buchanan, the history of the Hurricane Monument given by historian Irving Eyster, the laying of a memorial wreath and a benediction.The service is open to the public.Environmental teachers meetThe Monroe County Environmental Education Advisory Council next meets May 28 at 3:30 p.m. at the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key.The council is a nonprofit organization that seeks to share information about environmental education; develop and distribute environmental education to educators; sponsor and host environmental workshops for educators; network with local, state, and national organizations and agencies; and further environmental education opportunities for educators.The council also sponsors an award for teacher of the year for a Keys environmental educator and hosts the annual Monroe County Envirothon competition for middle-school students. For more information, send an e-mail to jean@ dolphins.org.Kids series set for Crane PointBeginning May 29, educator, entertainer and childrens author Elizabeth Moore will present the Little Sprouts nature series at the Crane Point Museum and Nature Center, mile marker 50 bayside.The six-week series will meet Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Cracker House building at Crane Point. Little Sprouts is designed as a parent-child program for 2and 3-year olds. Each program consists of a story or poem, arts and crafts and outdoor adventures.Participants should be dressed for outdoor play and indoor crafts and should wear closed-toe shoes. Cost of the program is $5 per child. This is not a drop-off program. For further information or to make a reservation, call Moore at 394-1457 or Crane Point at 743-3900.Feeser to offer parenting tipsDo you have a child age 8 or younger? Are you sometimes baffled by your childs behavior?Rev. Pam Feeser of Community Health Ministries, a program of Baptist Health South Florida, is offering a program called Raising Safe Kids running June 4 and June 27 from 5:45 to 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Key Largo, mile marker 99.The program is free and child care is offered. To find out more, call Feeser at 852-1612.Casino night benefits workersCasino in Paradise is the theme of the 36th annual Survivors Party, coming up May 27 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the new Cowboy Bills in Key West.It benefits the Sister Season Fund, a charity that helps keep a roof over the heads of locals in the hospitality and entertainment industries when they are unable to work through no fault of their own.The night will consist of gaming, a silent auction and 50-50 raffles. There will be a Cuban buffet with pork, chicken, beans, rice, plantains, Cuban bread, salads and desserts. Tickets are $20 at the door. Cowboy Bills has two entrances: One from the alley off Angela Street and the other off Duval.Animal shelter plans open houseThe Upper Keys Animal Shelter has planned its 17th annual open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1 at the shelter, mile marker 106. There will be free food and beverages available while you peruse the facilities and meet the animals.Couples invited to couples gameMarathon Elks Lodge 2139 presents what it calls the Newly-Wed, Oldie-Wed, Should-Be-Wed Game Show at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The event, which includes a spaghetti and meatball dinner, costs $15. Tickets can be bought at the lodge located at 82nd Street and U.S. 1, or call Rose at 289-0417.Time to enter pride paradeApplications are now being accepted to be in the 10th annual Sea to Sea Rainbow Flag pride parade set for June 9 on Duval Street in Key West. Its organized by the Key West Business Guild.Floats can be any length but must be maneuverable with a maximum 15-foot width and 12-foot maximum height. Applications are available online atwww.keywest pride.orgor call Matt Hon at 923-9645. PUSHING SAFETY The Monroe County Sheriffs Office and other public safety agencies participate in a drunk-driving prevention skit at Coral Shores High School.The event was held in preparation for upcoming proms and graduation celebrations to help kids make safe choices about drinking and driving. Bacterias all overGiven how often theyre on the floor, occasionally inside a public restroom, it should come as no surprise that a third of womens purses crawl with E. coli. And given how many grubby hands and baby bottoms touch grocery store shopping carts, we shouldnt flinch at the fact that, on average, they carry 115 times more bacteria than a toilet seat.Its a dirty world were living in, and often our germiest encounters are not where we expect them. The more people are exposed, the greater their chance of becoming infected with or transmitting a dangerous bug, from respiratory viruses to a host of foodborne bacteria.That means reducing exposure to germs, a feat best accomplished with regular hand-washing. It also means cleaning items you rarely think to clean. Here are average total bacteria counts, per square inch, for common germinfested items we encounter in our daily lives:Dish sponge: 775,460,560.The dirt: Easily the grossest cesspool in your household, the sponge is often a culprit in spreading germs around when you use a dirty one to clean other surfaces. It takes about a week for the germ count to get sky high.To clean: Better to just throw them away and buy a new pack at the dollar store, she said.Kitchen faucet handle: 228,854 The dirt: Theres more fecal bacteria in the kitchen sink than in the toilet after we flush it thanks to all the meat and produce remnants that collect there. To clean: Clean off visible soil first, then wipe with sanitizing wipes. The surface must stay wet for 30 seconds to kill 99.9 percent of germs.Shopping cart: 138,000The dirt: Exposed to food and infants, as well as birds in the parking lot, shopping carts are dirtier than many other public surfaces. Coliform bacteria were detected in 72 percent of 85 shopping carts sampled in a study.To clean: Carry sanitizing wipes with you and wipe down the handle and the basket where kids tend to sit. Avoid rubbing your face, and wash your hands afterward.Keyboard/mouse: 79,000The dirt: Janitors rarely touch your personal space, so if you dont clean it, no one will. To clean: Use sanitizing wipes to wipe every surface of the keyboard (use cotton swabs to get between the keys) and mouse and all around your work station. Do it at least weekly, or more if you are sick or other people use the computer.Cutting board: 61,597 The dirt: Raw meat and chicken can make cutting boards a dangerous source of cross-contamination if theyre not cleaned properly. To clean: For wooden boards, scrub with hot soapy water to remove soil, then do it again to kill bacteria. Plastic boards can go in the dishwasher or be soaked in a 10 percent bleach (which must then be rinsed off with soapy water) or 10 percent vinegar solution.Remote control: 17,000The dirt: Given that they pass between many hands, are used while snacking and rarely get cleaned, remote controls are often germ baths.To clean: Wipe with sanitizing wipes a couple of times per week.BY ALEXIA ELEJALDE-RUIZChicago TribuneTO YOUR HEALTH
Wednesday,May 22,2013 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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 Keynoter A d# 505125 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 26, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: DUCK KEY SECURITY PATROLS AND SERVICES DUCK KEY, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.com or call toll-free at 1-800-7111712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Buildin g 1100 g Simonton Street, Room 2-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published May 22, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 506161 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, will, on the 6TH DAY OF JUNE 2013 at 11:00AM on THE FRONT STEPS OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 WHITEHEAD STREET in the City of KEY WEST Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH the following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: Unit 415 of KEY HARBOR, a condominium, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 1016, at Page 243. of the Public Records of Monroe County. Florida. Pursuant to the FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: Sombrero Resort Condominium Association Inc. a/k/a Key Harbor Condominium Association Inc. Plaintiff VS. RIGOBERTO LEMUS Defendant And the Docket Number of which is Number 12-CA-000327-M WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 29th day of April 2013 AMY HEAVILIN Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida (Circuit Court Seal) By: Tammy L Marciel Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Published May 22, 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 506838 INVITATION FOR BID for KITCHEN CABINETS Procurement Number MCHA 13-B-022 The Monroe County Housing Authority will receive sealed bids to remove and replace kitchen sinks and related accessories at Newport Village Housing Complex, 1 Harry Davis Circle, Key Largo, Florida until 12:00 PM NOON on June 14, 2013, at the Key West Housing Authority, 1400 Kennedy Drive,Key West, Florida, 33040. Bid documents are available by contacting Larry Keys at 305/296-5621 or KEYSL@KWHA.ORG. BID GUARANTEE IS REQUIRED IF THE BID EXCEEDS $100,000.00. Funding for this project is from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. By: J. Manuel Castillo, Sr., Executive Director Published May 18, 22, 25, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad#506967 Notice of Public Auction for personal property to be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2013,at 10:00 a.m., at 299 Morris Avenue, Key Largo, FL 33037. Former tenant Jose Corona. Floating structure is two story, 60 ft. x 32 ft. In accordance to State Statute Section 715.109 Item will be sold to the highest bidder. All sales are final. Payment must be made at time of sale by CASH or CERTIFIED CHECK. Published May 22, 29, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 507032 NOTICE OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING SESSION The Monroe County Sheriffs Office and Fraternal Order of Police will engage in collective bargaining for MCSO Deputies on June 6, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Sheriffs Administrative Headquarters, 5525 College Road on Stock Island. Session is open to the public. Anyone desiring to appeal any decision taken at any session will need a record of the proceedings, and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made. If you need accommodation or assistance to attend, please contact Michelle Quad at 305-292-7021. Published May 22, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 510386 CALL FOR BIDS CITY OF KEY COLONY BEACH DEMOLITION & REMOVAL OF #1 7TH STREET NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Commission of the City of Key Colony Beach, Florida, requests sealed bids for the following: 1.Demolition of structures and removal of debris including dumping fees. 2. Final clean grading of site. 3. City will be responsible for disconnection of utilities. 4. Bidders must submit licensing and proof of insurance with bid. 5. All work to city, county, state and federal regulations. 6. City permit fee will be waived. Specifications, Bidder Response Form and contractual requirements must be obtained from Building Official Edward Borysiewicz, City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Drive, Key Colony Beach, FL 33051, phone 305289-1212, Ext. 1. SEALED BIDS may be submitted as follows: 1. MAIL to City Commission, P. O. Box 510141, Key Colony Beach, FL 33051-0141 2. FAX to 305-289-1767 3. DELIVER to City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Drive, Key Colony Beach, Florida SEALED BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 2:00 P.M. ON MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013 TO BE OPENED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK. A report of the bids will be made by the Building Official at the Regular City Commission Meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday June 13, 2013 City Hall Auditorium. PLEASE MARK ENVELOPES AS FOLLOWS: DEMOLITION & REMOVAL OF #1 7TH St. OPENING DATE: JUNE 3, 2013 Bids received after 2:00 p.m. on June 3, 2013 will be returned to the sender unopened. The City Commission Reserves the right to accept to reject any and all bids. Cathy Henninger, City Clerk Published May 22, 25, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 510465NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Pirate Kings Charter Service located at 22828 Overseas Hwy Apt. 3 in the County of Monroe, in the city of Cudjoe Key, Florida 33042 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Roger D Mills, Owner Published May 22, 2013 Florida Keys KeynoterLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? 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Buy Owner:(2)50X100lotsin upperSugarloaf.Dry,cleared, sidebyside.Closeto elementaryschool,andaround thecornerfromaboatramp. Recentlyawardedallocation. Startbuildingtoday.Plansfora 1,600sqfthouse.$160,000 305-797-8514 2 BR / 1.5 BA MM 100 Canal front, swimming pool, 2nd floor of CBS home. $1800 / mo. incl util + cable. Small pet okay. (305) 322-2937. 2BR/1BAMM90 QUIET STREET,Oceanside,2ndfloor ofCBShome.$1800/mo.Incl util+basiccable.W/D, Unfurn,Shutters,Fencedyard. Nosmoking.Avail1stweek July.CallDave(561)436-4763GrassyKey/Morton 4BD, 2BA,groundlevel,openwater, petsconsidered,non-smokers, 6/15/13,F/L/S,References. $1,950+util.305-393-6473 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 MARATHON2B/2BRENTAL LG.EAT-INKITCHENWITH S/SAPPLIANCES.TILE FLOORS,LARGEWALKIN CLOSET.LGUTILITYROOM W/WASHERANDDRYER. FENCEDYARD.PETSOK UPONAPPROVAL.1400. 1ST,LAST,SECURITY. 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Pool, tennis, garage, laundry, boat dock, ramp, storage yard 25 max. $1,000/mo. F/L/S. No pets. 305-338-0486 MM 99 O/S 2 BR / 2 BA W/D, pool, tennis, boat ramp & beach. 1200/mo. + util. F/L + $600 sec. Avail. 6/1 12/30. Call (336) 293-3535. HAMMER POINT MM 93.5 Canal front, on Camelot Dr. $1300 / mo. + util. Call (305) 395-9627 or (305) 590-7427. MM 97 O/S 2 BR / 2 BA Rent to own! $1400 + util. + maintenance. Call for details (305) 451-1241. KEYS RV PARK RV lot for rent 6-12 months. $550/mo. First & security dep. + util. Full hook up. 786-300-1170 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 MarathonDirect Waterfront Liveaboard. Rent to buy. 26 sailboat. 1 person. No pets. $600/month. 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(305) 522-6598 DUI Program Office Clerk The licensed DUI Program of Monroe County, located at Town Square Mall, Marathon, is looking for a mature, responsible person to fill the Part-time position, three days per week. Able to work with the public, computer data entry skills, all training will be supplied. Bilingual preferred, but not required. Contact Gary at (305) 394-4522. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Boat cleaning/maintenance. Must have valid drivers lic. Also exp. driving boats. Marathon area. location. Call 481-4531 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 HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATE for condo rentals in KCB. Must have customer service, office, computer experience. Parttime. Email resume and qualifications to: email@example.com Lobby Concierge MM48 Hammocks. $5-600/wk. @ 30 hrs. Benefits in 90. Get Ap at Front Desk. Career oppty. act today. P/T HOUSEKEEPER for small resort in Islamorada. Must be able to speak & read English. Apply in person @ 243 Treasure Harbor Rd., or call (305) 852-5389.THE MOORINGS is seeking self motivated, detail oriented and hard working individuals to fill positions in Housekeeping. Please submit an application /resume @ 123 Beach Rd., Islamorada. MM 81.5 ocean side or email: firstname.lastname@example.org YellowtailInnBeachResort FrontDeskReservationist Housekeeping,Maintenance Applyinperson 58162OverseasHwy Marathon,FL772-453-3132 DANAS AIR CONDITIONING Experienced Techs & Installers. Apply in person only 1400-107th St., Marathon. Good pay with experience. HELPWANTED! PART TIME. Exp in EBAY store operations required. APPLY IN PERSON 2525 OVERSEAS HWY, MARATHON, FL. NOWHIRING SERVER AND PART-TIME KITCHEN HELP. Apply at the Stuffed Pig, Marathon. 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. PartTimeDataCollector RetailDatadeliversretail intelligenceviacustomized shopsthatfitourclients requirements.Weusestate-ofthe-arthardwareandsoftware toprovideobservable marketplacefacts.Our accurate,timely,cost-effective, andactionableinformation producesasuperiorreturnon ourclientsinformation investment.RetailDatahas metthedatarequirementsfor ourexpandingclientbase since1988. WearelookingforaData CollectorintheMarathonKey area.Thesuccessful candidatewillbeaselfstarter wholikestowork independentlyandenjoysa challenge.Thisposition consistsofcollectingretail pricinginformationingrocery, office,petandmassretailer locations.Priorexperiencein grocery,retail,merchandising, inventory,undercoverprice checksormysteryshopping highlydesirable.Mustbeable towork40hoursthelastweek ofeverymonth,and5hours thefirst3weeksofthemonth. Wepaydrivetimeandmileage aswellasthefollowing: Flexibleworkschedules Workindependently Feedbackforgrowthand development QuarterlyBonusopportunity forperformance Medical/Dentalbenefits effective1stofmonthfollowing dateofhire 401Kafter1styearof employment Forafulljobdescriptionandto completeanapplication, pleasevisitourwebsiteat http://www.retaildatallc.com. Nophonecallsplease.804678-7500 Retail position in Marathon FT-PT. Some wknds. Retail exp. pref, self-motivated; email email@example.com or call 517-9222 Hardwarestoreposition Ace HardwareofBigPineKeyis seekingparttimeemployee withknowledgeofhardware products.Applywithin. 305-872-2992SummerWork $15basepay, Noexperiencenecessary, Flexibleschedules.Customer Sales/Service.Scholarships Available.AllAges17+.Call 305-420-5427.Applyat www.WorkForStudents.com Boat Delivery Person Due to insurance restrictions, must be 35 years old or older with valid drivers license. Please call 481-4531 EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair tech. Must have valid drivers lic. & tools! Also hiring delivery drivers and installers. Call (305) 664-3662. MARATHON PLUMBER AND PLUMBERS HELPER. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass drug test. (305) 731-7797 20 Chaparral 1984. 2005 trlr, dual axel w/5000 lbs GVW. 2000 Suzuki, 140HP fuel inj. Must sell! $2000 for all. Grassy Key Marina. 443-735-9730 33 FORTIER 1988 Twin Perkins, flybridge, sport fisherman. Appr at $135K, ask $45K or trade for RV or auto. Free dockage. 305-942-3055 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 24 Columbia Sailboat 1968 New: roller furling, O/B motor. Good liveaboard. $3,200 OBO. MM 99 oceanside. Dockage available. 305-942-3055 30 Aqua Cruiser Liveaboard 90 HP Suzuki motor, built in kit, sink, stove, shower w/water heater. AC & radio. New decks & wiring $5750. 305-807-5741 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 Have a Florida VSPL-RS-CD. Will lease. Call David Hagan 904-262-2869;904-708-0893 FrigidRigidCooler 155Qt Cooler.Used.Excellent condition.Sizeis36x21x21. LocatedinIslamorada.$650 firstname.lastname@example.org Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Commercial + VMS. Guaranteed to transfer. $6500 firm. 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 NEWPLASTICSTONE CRABTRAPS$10 POSSIBLEFINANCE TRADESWELCOME 305-896-3223 New ZF Model 310, 2-1 w/trolling valve, drive plate SAE-2. Holds up to 500 HP. Also Twin disc 5061 rebuilt 1.5-1 with trolling valve & new drive plate SAE-3. 772-597-4131; 772-708-3739 1989 CADILLAC ALLANTE Convertible. Red with black interior. Excellent cond. $7000. Will trade for boat, RV, etc. MM 99. Call 305-942-3055. AAA AUTO ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. Cars-Vans-Trucks Running or not. Cash. 305-332-0483 PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540 D"G Cleaning Service Reasonable rates! House cleaning, vacation rentals, offices. 731-9817 or 942-1171 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 ELECTRIC Kelly Electric Serving the Middle Keys since 1980! Fair prices, dependable! Lic# EC525 743-6098 PlumbingErnest E. Rhodes Lic# CFC1427241 10700 5th Ave, Gulf, Marathon 743-7072 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 !!! 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MM91.7TavernierNewspaper carr i erwanted OceanReefarea The16thJudicialCircuitisaccepting applicationforapart-time(10hoursa week)MaleAssistantUrinalysis Techniciantoworkwithjuvenileand adultsubstanceabuseclientsin MarathonandPlantationKeyoffices.Theprimaryfunctionswillbetoobserveandcollecturinesamples,random andscheduledatthelabandfieldtestingsites,aswellasotherassigned duties.Thisjobpays$12.00perhour,hoursareflexible.Interestedapplicants shouldsubmitaStateofFloridaApplicationtoPersonnel@Keyscourts.netor Personnel,302FlemingStreet,KeyWest,Florida33040.StateofFlorida applicationscanbefoundatwww.Keyscourts.net.Thesuccessfulapplicant willberequiredtopassacompletebackgroundcheck.Applicationsarebeing accepteduntilthepositionisfilled.Wedonotdiscriminateonthebasisofrace,religion,sex,ageordisability.Ifyouneed accommodationstoparticipateintheapplication/selectionprocess,pleasenotifyusinadvance at(305)295-3652;tomakecallthroughtheFloridaRelayCenter,youcandial7-1-1. MARATHON -Ifyouareawell-organized, dedicatedandexperiencedlicensedRealtor,an exceptionalopportunityawaitsyouastheReal EstateAssistanttoaTopAgentandBroker. Opportunityinvolvesallaspectsofrealestate frompreparingCMAs,transactionmanagement, businessmanagementtoshowingproperties. Jobrequiresstrongpeopleskills,solidcomputer backgroundandawillingnesstoworkinorderto manageahighvolumebusiness.Sendresumeto r email@example.com TOMTHUMBFoodStores,Inc. OffersthefollowingpositionsinMONROECOUNTY*Managers&ManagerTrainees *AssistantManagers *StoreClerksThreeshiftsavailable:6amto2pm 2pmto10pm 10pmto6amToapplypleasecall786-295-5307 andaskforClevelandMathis Wewilltrain. Noexperienceneeded. Competitivewagesandbenefits.DFWP.E.O.E. YOURADHERE!Bothdays$56.00oroneday$31.50Youradwillappearinthe FloridaKeysKeynoter KeyWestKeynoter ,andonourwebsite, KeysNet.com,intheClassifiedMarinesection.ContactClassifiedDept.at743-5551 oremailtoLPreston@keynoter.com MARINE MARKET May21-27