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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .7B Living . . . . . . .1B Business . . . . . .7A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,JUNE 15,2013 VOLUME 60,NO.48 25 CENTS In LAttitudesMangoes! The Studios of Key West celebrates everything mangoes on June 20.Story, 4B On the fenceA prominent South Florida animal advocate says a barbed-wire fence along the 18-Mile Stretch could endanger animals. Story, 3A Initial schools budget:$83.4MAfirst look at the Monroe County School Districts proposed 2013-14 budget, presented to the School Board at a Tuesday workshop, indicates year-over-year increases in both revenue and expenses. Included is $1.4 million set aside for teacher raises resulting from a statewide $480 million earmark proposed by Gov. Rick Scott and approved by the state Legislature.Finance Director Jim Drake said the district expects to take in $84.3 million and spend $83.4 million compared to the adopted 2012-13 budget, with revenue of $80.1 million and $79.5 million in spending. Drake said his calculations are predicated on an estimated enrollment of 6,990 students in traditional public schools and another 1,131 attending charter public schools. The per-student spending amounts to $9,529. Built into the budget and approved by the board is a mandatory and controversial seven-day unpaid employee furlough program instituted in 2010 by thenSuperintendent Joseph Burke that saves the district $1.2 million, or $171,428 for each furlough day.The preliminary budget presented Tuesday indicates a positive balance of $839,244 or, when considered relative to the furlough program, the equivalent of just fewer than five furlough days.Superintendent Mark Porter, in recent negotiations with the United Teachers of Monroe bargaining team, said continued furloughs depend on the fiscal outlook. The proposed budget will go to public hearings July 30, Aug. 27 and Sept. 3. Between 2010 and 2012, the Keys school system was in a virtual tailspin, cutting more than $13 million inAbig part of the 2013-14 spending is raises mandated by TallahasseeMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com WET LINESPhoto courtesy KEY COLONY BEACH POLICELines are in the water Wednesday during the eighth annual Kids Fishing Derby staged by the cities of Key Colony Beach and Marathon.Thirty-one young anglers turned out for the reef trip.Story, 1B Assessment of runway work getting closerAfter more than a decade, local officials are slated by next month to receive a final copy of a Federal Aviation Administration environmental assessment of Florida Keys Marathon Airport.Monroe County Airports Director Peter Horton says its findings should go a long way toward determining whether the airfield undergoes a major runway overhaul. Its been estimated over the years to cost anywhere from $6 million to $22 million.Its finally getting very close. The FAAwants to wrap everything up by August, Horton said. The FAAhas a push on to bring all airports up to safety standards established in1 option would close airport for several monthsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONGarcia: Track non-taxed homesU.S. Rep. Joe Garcia wants to start a national discussion about the issue of exempting privately owned military housing in Key West and elsewhere from local property taxes.Friday afternoon, Garcia, a Miami Democrat who represents the Keys, said an amendment he proposed for the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013, which passed the House Thursday in a 315108 vote, would highlight the issue by requiring a detailed tracking report from around the country.His Key West field director, Jennifer George-Nichol, said the amendment requires the secretary of defense to detail any project across the country in which the owner of that project has outstand-Congressman gets amendment added to defense billBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMILITARYWoman who fled family gets a yearAmother who disappeared from her central Pennsylvania home in 2002 and was later declared legally dead before resurfacing in the Florida Keys on April 26 has been sent to jail on a probation violation.The Pensacola News Journal reports that Brenda Heist, whos known in the Santa Rosa County court system as Kelsie Smith, was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail.She pleaded no contest to failing to check in with authorities in the Tampa area after leaving the Pensacola area following her April release from jail. Shed beenHeist hitched from Pennsylvania to Florida KeysAssociated PressIN THE COURTSMarine officer saves three off KCBKey Colony Beach police officer Chuck Griffith helped save the life of three Keys visitors including a paraplegic man last Sunday after their pontoon boat took on water in rough seas off Coco Plum.I got a call from dispatch that a vessel was going down and had three people on board. All I knew about their location is that they could see the high-rise on Coco Plum, so that gave me an idea where to look, Griffith said, referring to the Bonefish Towers apartment building. Griffith said he spotted the vessel about two miles offshore, straight out of Coco Plum Channel. He said the boat was easy to spot because not many others were braving the 3to 5-foot seas.Randy Elkins, 62, whos paralyzed from the chest down, was on board his 22foot deck boat with care-giver Leona Blackburn, 64, and friend Stan Cartier, 48, for a short time Sunday morning when Blackburn said the engine gave out on them. The trio is from Starr, S.C. It got rougher after we got out there. We were going along and the motor quit on us, she said. We were going to hopefully do some fishing before we left Florida.Shortly thereafter, the engine and left side of the boat were underwater. Blackburn said she dialedSeas swelled, engine failed two miles outBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comKEY COLONY BEACH Photo courtesy LEONA BLACKBURNStarr,S.C.,resident Leona Blackburn shot this photo last Sunday of the 22-foot pontoon boat from which she and two others were rescued by Key Colony Beach officer Chuck Griffith. Blackburn said the engine gave out unexpectedly and the boat began sinking.See Schools,2ASee Airport,2ASee Amendment,2ASee Heist,3ASee Rescue,3A
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,June 15,2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.9283 SUN.9183 MON.9181 TUES.9081 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a slight chance of showers. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.Due to a reporting error, Wednesdays edition contained incorrect information about hotel construction in Key West.According to the Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West: The 133-room Days Inn on North Roosevelt Boulevard closed for renovations on May 28 and is expected to reopen as a Fairfield Inn on March 1, 2015.The 145-room Comfort Inn closed Jan.25 and is expected to reopen as a Hampton Inn on Jan.15,2014. The 141-room Lexington Inn is set to close on June 16 and reopen as a Hilton Garden on March 1,2015. The 100-room Quality Inn is set to close on July 1 and reopen on March 1,2015.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald.Keynoter mail subscriptions:$64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail.Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. 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We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHERGETTING IT STRAIGHTThe Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria.The following beaches have health advisories against swimming:John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,Key Largo.BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US 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 THE PORTER-ALLEN COMPANYINSURANCE Elizabeth M. Freeman David W. Freeman, C.P.C.U.294-2542In Florida Call Toll-free 1 (800) 292-2542513 Southard Street, Key West 523 92nd Street Marathon 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050 Rick ServaisREALTOR(305) 731-5010www.realestatemarathonfl.com firstname.lastname@example.org Open 7 Days AWeekMy listing on 92nd Street in Marathon JUSTSOLD for91% of the listing price in just 45 days!Looking to SELL your home? I have the EXPERIE N CE to make it happen! Call Me Today to find out how! 29967 Overseas Hwy. Big Pine Key, FL33043 Patti N ickless, CRS, SFRBrokerAssociate(305) 304-6949Patti@BestKeysAgent.comScan to View Visual Tours Big Pine Key office is open 7 days a week for your convenience. Patti JUSTSOLD anotherhome in Cahill Pines & Palms subdivision! Ready to Buy orSell in the LowerKeys? Call Patti to make it happen! 235 WCahill Ct. Big Pine Key From the exotic, to secret organizations and to a mystery, he will keep you interested. His already published novels are: Dont Tell...Grandma A.L.P.H.A.B.E.T. NORTH BEACH ROAD Dont Tell...Anyone**Is a sequel being edited By CreateSpace / Amazon. It is due for a mid July release.All his novels are related to the Keys from Marathon to Key West. Available thru Authorhouse.com and Amazon.com... Book signing venues will be announced soon. ThankYou.J.W. James III Author of 3 published novels has made Little Torch Key his home where he will continue to write. PHALICE Phalice James-Hunter. Address for sending donations is 3718 Camino Way, Orlando, Fl 32808. Was incorrect in Sat. 6-8-13 Obit section.DOOLEY Nancy Jayne Dooley age 76, of Dublin and "The Fabulous Florida Keys," peacefully passed away at Kobacker house on Sunday, June 9, 2013. Nancy was born on March 26, 1937 in Columbus, OH to the late Robert and Evelyn Cameron. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Nancy had a genuine concern for others. She had such an uplifting spirit and will be deeply missed by those shes left behind. She is survived by her loving daughter, Michaelle "Micki" Kozich; granddaughter, Kelly Kozich; brother, Robert "Bobby" P. Cameron; extended family and many friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Dooley. A Private Celebration of Life will be held with family and friends in Dublin, OH at her residence with family receiving friends from 2pm-5pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Kobacker House, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215 or to The Dolphin Research Center, 58901 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory of Nancy.YEAGER Bonnie R. Yeager 90, of Big Pine Key, FL formerly of Mt. Zion, IL passed away at 11:45 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2013 in Mt. Sinai Hospital, Miami Beach, FL. A graveside service was held, Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Macon County Memorial Park Cemetery, Harristown with Rev. Joel Stevenor officiating. Dawson & Wikoff Funeral home, Mt. Zion is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Bonnie was born December 11, 1922 in Lawrenceburg, KY, the daughter of William Wallace and Emma Ray (Camic) Kays. She was a retired CNA having done in home care for many patients. Surviving are her daughters: Patricia Ann Hendren of Tyler, TX and Beverly Jean Ruzich and her husband Richard of Big Pine Key, FL; brother: James Kays and his wife Nina of Mt. Zion; Sisters: Alva Miller of Clinton, Mae Baker of Las Vegas, NV and Elizabeth Slater and her husband Lee of Windsor, IL; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, son: James Yeager, brother: William Bronson Kays, and her sister: Rita. 1989, but theres been a lon g standin g waiver to continue operations in Marathon. For an airport the size of Marathons, FAAre g ulations require 240 feet between the centerlines of the runways and parallel taxiway. The distance at Marathon is 200 feet. There are three possible outcomes, accordin g to Horton:The FAAcould insist upon movin g the runway 40 feet to the north, which would mean cuttin g out 20 percent of the rare hardwood hammock alon g Aviation Boulevard.That road runs parallel to the airport and the hammock serves as a noise buffer for a lar g e residential area.The airport could decrease the 50-foot-wide taxiway adjacent to the runway to 35 feet and move the centerline 40 feet toward U.S. 1. That alternative would mean the loss of some han g ars and commercial ramp space, but would be far less costly and could be done in phases to keep the runway open.The airport could be allowed to take a no action alternative, meanin g it would continue to operate as is. Horton has advocated for no action in the past, but said hes reservin g jud g ment now.I am not makin g that recommendation at this time. I dont want to prejud g e it. I want the environmental assessment to come out and hear the public comments and comments from the city of Marathon and what the [Monroe County Commission] has to say, he said.We have not heard from them what the consequences would be if the noaction alternative were to be selected, Horton said. Local officials will not advocate movin g the runway. Not only is it the most expensive option, but securin g permits to remove 1,012 trees from the hammock would be difficult to obtain and the project would shut down the airport for six to nine months.That would affect 111 people, includin g four county employees, that work at the airport or have a han g ar there, accordin g to Horton.We looked at whats the g ross of the businesses and what would be the impact if it was shut down for six to nine months, he said.County has three optionsFrom Airport,1A Ho r to n : Comme r cial flight s a r e n t likelyMonroe County Airports Director Peter Horton has lon g been skeptical about the viability of commercial air service in the Middle Keys.On Tuesday, he told the Marathon City Council he feels the idea is off the table now that construction of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection office in the county-run Florida Keys Marathon Airport is imminent.Its not impossible, but not likely for the near future at least. Customs is g oin g in a space normally occupied with the airlines. It would require a much lar g er capital investment to duplicate the space after theyre taken over by Customs, he said.The county submitted percent complete plans for the $1.1 Customs office to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on May 31. Construction is tentatively scheduled to be g in Nov. 8 and be complete by July 11, 2014.Several commercial air carriers have tried and failed to serve Marathon over the years.Delta bailed after just five months flyin g to and from Atlanta in 2007, while Cape Airs nine-passen g er operation to Fort Myers failed after one year when it was turned down for a $165,000 local g overnment subsidy. That was lar g ely due to the Marathon City Council refusin g by a 3-2 vote, to pay $17,000 of that subsidy. The Monroe County Commission was prepared to commit $40,000. Other airlines that have come and g one over the years include American Ea g le, US Airways and Gulfstream (now Silver Airways). Horton has always maintained the county has never stopped attemptin g to solicit airlines for Marathon. But Delta left even with a $500,000 revenue g uarantee on the table because it was losin g money on the service. Air service is not out of the question, he said. But the decision was made for Customs, and of the two, its the more doable project. Marathon City Councilman Dick Ramsay said he a g rees with Horton re g ardin g viability, but disa g rees about space precludin g a lar g er carrier from comin g to the Middle Keys. We still have the other side of the terminal where the car rental [operators] are, Ramsay said, referrin g to Avis, Bud g et and Enterprise counters on the west side of the terminal. Still, Ramsay said the fact it could support commercial service doesnt mean it will anytime soon.With Customs moving in,space becomes issueBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONspendin g in that period.When Scott rolled out his education bud g et, totalin g more than $20 billion for fundin g kinder g arten throu g h g rade 12, included was a proposed $2,500 across-theboard pay raise for teachers.Followin g several rounds of debate in the state House and Senate, the ultimate deal included the $480 million needed to pay for the raises but extended the pool from just teachers to include administrators and other staff such as g uidance counselors. Lower-level employees are not included.State lawmakers also tied the raises to a va g ue mechanism that has lon g do gg ed districts tryin g to develop how to measure teacher performance.School Board Chairman Andy Griffiths said the raise is misleadin g He said it was sold to the public as bein g funded at the state level but in the case of Monroe and other so-called land rich counties, it is paid for primarily by local taxpayers. In Monroe County the local required property tax for education fundin g is 90 percent. For the pay raise, that means 90 percent of the $1.4 million comes from within the Keys while the remainder, around $100,000, comes from Tallahassee. I initially thou g ht it was a g ift, Griffiths said. State officials simply raised our local tax liability. Its a statemandated tax increase to pay for teacher raises.He also pointed out that school-related personnel werent included in the proposal: It doesnt leave any money for the poor people drivin g the buses, moppin g the floor and servin g lunches.Drake said the district would collaborate with their bar g ainin g units to launch a performance mechanism that will determine how the $1.4 million is divided.Griffiths: Raise misleadingFrom Schools,1A in g local tax obli g ation. In Key West, Balfour Beatty is the perfect example. Garcias action follows Wednesdays veto by Gov. Rick Scott of a state bill that would have made privately owned military housin g in Florida exempt from local taxes except for units not actually occupied by military members. That means the issue will play out in a November trial pittin g Balfour Beatty and its parent, Southeast Housin g LLC, a g ainst Monroe County Property Appraiser Scott Russell. In 2007, the U.S. Navy transferred 895 houses desi g nated for the military in Key West to the privately held Southeast. The transfer came with the tax exemption.In 2011, then-Property Appraiser Karl Bor g lum reversed the exemption and filed an $11.5 million lien seekin g back taxes, penalties and interest for the military housin g spread across Si g sbee Park, Trumbo Annex, Truman Annex, Peary Court and the Branch Medical Clinic on South Roosevelt Boulevard.Southeast Housin g sued. Garcia sides with Russell. On the state side, the notoriously anti-tax Scott wrote in his veto letter that a floor amendment may have had the unintended consequence of imposin g property taxes on portions of housin g developments on federal military installations that are currently fully exempt from such taxation. That apparently refers to the civilian units.State Rep. Holly Raschein (R-Key Lar g o), who championed the law, said on US1 Radio Thursday mornin g that its his job to bolster military installations and send a messa g e to D.C. that we are willin g to support our military families. We want to keep our bases in Florida and Im sure thats part of the g overnors reasonin g .Russells Sarasota-based attorney, John Dent, said of the veto letter: Who knows whats on the mind of the g overnor, callin g the veto messa g e perplexin g . It may be that Balfour Beatty and Southeast people wanted to kill it, he speculated. They may be hopin g that either throu g h the liti g ation and throu g h continued lobbyin g ... theyd make a further attempt to g et rid of their liability, the tax liens. Arepresentative for Southeasts local counsel, David Paul Horan, said he had been instructed not to comment. In March, Key West City Commissioner Jimmy Weekley sponsored a local resolution, which passed 6-1, opposin g the le g islation.Houses to be trackedFrom Amendment,1A
AKey Largo woman was charged with aggravated assault Wednesday after she pulled a handgun on one of her roommates after he hid her vodka, police say. When Sgt. Jason Madnick and Deputy Sydney Whitehouse from the Monroe County Sheriffs Office arrived at the home on Second Terrace at 6:15 p.m., they found the victim outside the house. The suspect, Kari Dangler, 51 was walking inside. The victim told Madnick that Dangler pointed the Colt Python at him when he wouldnt give up the liquor. Asked about that by Madnick, Dangler said she had the gun, owned by a third roommate, merely to clean it. Madnick found a spent bullet casing in the gun. Dangler reportedly told Madnick she fired off a shot the week before near the homes pool because a frogs noises were annoying her. Sheriffs Office records show a shots-fired call in that area on June 4 at 10 p.m., agency spokeswoman Becky Herrin said. It wasnt clear if Dangler ever got her vodka. Last August, a woman known as the Sea Hag shot a man to death on Conch Key because he wouldnt give her a Busch Light beer. Carolyn Dukeshire, 63, has since pleaded guilty to seconddegree murder and been sentenced to 30 years in state prison. on probation for using someone elses drivers license during a traffic stop. Heist, 54, left behind a husband and two children when she disappeared from her home outside Lititz, Pa., on Feb. 8, 2002. When she approached a deputy at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center in Key Largo on April 26, she said she was tired and didnt want to be missing anymore, agency spokeswoman Becky Herrin said. When she disappeared, she was going through on amicable divorce. They have two children. According to Heists account to police, her dash for freedom began with a trip to a park in Lilitz. During the divorce, she had a difficult time looking for new housing for herself and her two kids. She ended up sitting in the park, weeping in despair. Three strangers reached out and offered to let her hitchhike with them to South Florida. So she did, leaving behind two piles of sorted laundry, dishes in the sink, pork chops thawing in the refrigerator, two distraught kids and a husband who would come under suspicion for her disappearance.Heist said after a month of hitching rides, she ended up in Key West. She lived for the first two years on the streets, spending at least some nights at the Keys Overnight Temporary Shelter next to the jail on Stock Island.She would spend several more years living in a camper with a boyfriend, then moved on to Hollywood in 2008 to 2009 and in 2010 to the Pensacola area until she fled abruptly after the theft of the drivers license was discovered. She ended up in Pinellas County, where she was stopped in Dunedin on Jan. 28 for driving a car with an expired tag. She originally gave her name as Carol Ann Dochow, who is a drug and alcohol abuse counselor in Monroe County. Dochow was contacted by Pinellas County police and told them that a Kelsie Smith had once worked for her. Heist also had identification under the name Kelsie Smith. It got so confusing and unverifiable that the officer arrested her under the name Jane Doe, with an alias of Kelsie Smith, on misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and providing false ID. Heists real identity remained a mystery. She was jailed in Pinellas, and later transferred in mid-February to the Santa Rosa County Jail for the more serious felony charge of using a stolen drivers license. Once she was released, a church gave her a bus ticket. It took her to Tarpon Springs and then she apparently drove a car at least part way to Key Largo. This report was supplemented with material from the Miami Herald.Judge gives Heist a yearFrom Heist,1A Saturday,June 15,2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com 2 locations: CELEBRATE FATHERS DAY, JUNE 16TH 2013, at Braza Lea and enjoy 16 cuts of meat (choices of beef, chicken, lamb, pork, and sausage) plus our amazing salad bar that has over 50 options. Bring your Father and receive one free Drink or Dessert with the coupon below. Only one coupon redeemable per visit. Coupons valid until June 16, 2013. ~One coupon per visit/party with purchase of entre. Expires 6/17/13ONE FREE DRINKOne coupon per visit/party with purchase of entre. Expires 6/17/13ONE FREE DESSERT Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American Dental Association Now seeing Children over 7 COSMETICANDRESTORATIVEDENTISTRYOFTHEKEYSChristopher D. 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He knew exactly what to do to get a paraplegic off that boat and got him off without any real problems. He was real quick to respond, Blackburn said. Griffith, a Florida state trooper of 24 years before joining the Key Colony force, said he ran the group into the Key Colony Beach Marina, where an ambulance met them. He said they were worked up after the incident but other than that, they were in pretty good shape.Blackburn said she and Elkins are back in Starr, S.C., but spend a good deal of time in the Keys. Elkins owns a houseboat on Coco Plum.The pontoon boat was brought to shore by SeaTow and is still in the Keys.Trio rescued from sinkingFrom Rescue,1A This is Brenda Heist before she ran away and the day she turned herself in in Key Largo. DANGLERAdvocate: No ba r bed wi r eState officials say barbedwire fencing along the 18Mile Stretch connecting Key Largo to Florida City is essential to protect wildlife, but one of South Floridas most prominent animal advocates bristles at the idea. My common sense is telling me that barbed wire is too little, too late by the time the animal gets on the fence, said Ron Magill, communications director for Zoo Miami. Once the animal hits the barbed wire, hes just going to grab and pull and itll cut him more. The fencing was put up after the state Department of Transportations $330 million rebuild of the Stretch, which was completed in October 2011, and is designed to ward off endangered American crocodiles, alligators and Florida panthers. The Stretch also has 16 culverts below the road that allow animals to pass below.Through spokesman Brian Rick, DOTsays the fencing provided ... is 10 feet high with a 1-inch barbed wire outrigger. This fencing is designed to discourage panthers from attempting to jump the fence, as panthers have the capability of leaping 10 to 15 feet. This fencing design was implemented in conjunction with the Florida panther crossings on the I-75/Alligator Alley corridor...The agency went on to say that the fencing associated with the American crocodile box culverts is 6 feet high and contains no barbed wire outrigger. This fencing design was requested by state and federal crocodile and wildlife experts, since it is known that large reptiles such as alligators are capable of climbing short chain-link fences.That, as crazy as it sounds, is true, Magill said. Ive seen crocodiles climb 6-foot fences. Ive seen it with my own two eyes. As for the barbed wire along other sections of the Stretch, Magill doesnt get it. When [animals] climb a fence, the barbed wire is not going to stop them, he said. Theyll go over, anyway. So the barbed wire thing is pretty strange to me. He said animal preserves in Africa uses electrically charged fences to protect the wildlife. You just run a single wire along the top. They dont use barbed wire in game reserves specifically because it doesnt necessarily deter animals, Magill said. DOTsays a Florida panther was struck by an auto and killed on Card Sound Road in 2006 and another struck and killed on the southbound lane of the Stretch the following year. No mortality of Florida panthers has occurred on U.S. 1 since construction of the wildlife crossing and fencing system was completed as part of the U.S. 1 south project in 2011, DOTsaid.Meanwhile, barbed-wire fencing was recently erected on the old bridge at Pine Channel in the Lower Keys in anticipation of that span being rehabbed. The reason: Keep people off it, even though barbed wired hasnt been used in other old-bridge improvement projects throughout the Keys.But DOT says its there to protect animalsBy LARRY KAHNlkahn@keynoter.com1 8 -MILE STRETCH Cops: Gun pulled when vodka hiddenSuspect says she was just cleaning itKEY LARGO Photo by DAVID GOODHUEThe state Department of Transportation says the 18-Mile Stretch barbed wire (above) is needed to protect wildlife,but Zoo Miamis communications director says otherwise. This barbed-wire fence (left) blocks passage to the old bridge at Pine Channel.Keynoter photo by TODD SWIFT
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4A Saturday,June 15,2013 IF THE POWER GOES OUT WILL YOU BE READY? AUTOMATIC STANDBY GENERATORS Commercial Industrial Residential Sales & Service 7KW to 5 Mega Watt Units Diesel Fuel Polishing L.P.Systems Leak TestKeys Power Systems LLCWE TURN YOU ON! WHEN THE OTHERS TURN YOU OFF www.keyspowersystems.com292-9277FL.Lic.ER0011651 Lot on Calzada De Bougainvillea Amy PutoREALTOR Cell 305-766-1745 Toll Free 800-366-5181 ext. 6525 email@example.com.AmyPuto.comThis lot located in a great neighborhood in Marathon JUSTSOLD! You deserve a Realtor who gives you valuable information weekly, responds to your needs promptly and gets the job done! 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050 Tee n r epo r t s bei n g abductedKey West police are investi g atin g an unidentified 17-year-olds claim that he was kidnapped at g unpoint and robbed by three masked men in Old Town on Monday. The teen, described in a police report as a Tennessee native in Key West with his mother on a sailboat bound for the Caribbean, told Officer Marcus Delvale he was walkin g in the Key West Bi g ht area around 10 p.m. when a black Toyota truck pulled up. Aman jumped out, accordin g to the report, and pointed a silver revolver at the back of his head and told him to g et into the truck. Once in the truck, [a second] male in the rear seat put a burlap ba g over [the victims] head. From there, the teen told police the trio robbed him of an iPod, camera, can opener, pen knife and $5 before he was kicked out of the truck at Hi gg s Beach and told to throw the burlap ba g into the ocean, which he said he did. Accordin g to the report, the robbers are a thin man in his early 20s who was wearin g a plastic mask, a muscular man in his mid-30s who also wore a mask, and medium-built man in his 40s wearin g latex g loves and a ski mask. Delvale said in his report that there are no witnesses or other evidence. The boys mother, contacted the next day, could not provide a cell number or any other form of identification for [the victim] or herself, and, told me the best way to contact her was by email.He tells cops he was dumped at Higgs BeachBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comCRIME FRONTTarpon, bones g et more protectionThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, at its Wednesday meetin g in Lakeland, approved a proposal to make tarpon and bonefish catchand-release-only fisheries. The proposal was adopted in reco g nition of the economic and fishin g value of bonefish and tarpon, which the FWC says g reatly exceed their value as food fish. The followin g chan g es will g o into effect Sept. 1 in state and federal waters off Florida:All harvest of tarpon will be eliminated, with the exception of the harvest or possession of a sin g le tarpon when in pursuit of an International Game Fish Association record and in conjunction with a tarpon ta g .Tarpon ta g s will be limited to one per person per year except for charterboat captains).Transport or shipment of tarpon becomes limited to one fish per person.One fish per vessel limit is created for tarpon.Gear used for tarpon will be limited to hook-andline only.People will be allowed to temporarily possess a tarpon for photo g raphy, measurement of len g th and g irth and scientific samplin g with the stipulation that tarpon more than 40 inches must remain in the water.Tarpon re g ulations will extend into federal waters.The bonefish tournament exemption permit is eliminated. This exemption allows tournament an g lers with the proper permit to temporarily possess bonefish for transport to a tournament scale.The commission also approved modifyin g the tarpon ta g pro g ram by eliminatin g current reportin g requirements and shiftin g the start and end date for when the tarpon ta g is valid from July throu g h June to a calendar year, January throu g h December.These rules will be chan g ed in FWC code and will g o into effect Sept. 1.Tournament rules change for bonefishFLORIDA KEYS FISHINGRosasco re-ups for two yearsMarathon Finance Director Peter Rosasco on Tuesday likely wasnt stressin g a City Council discussion about his contract for another year.Rosasco, who attends just about every council meetin g was at a conference in Orlando as City Mana g er Ro g er Hernstadt told the council that both the finance and information technolo g y contracts are set to expire on Sept. 30.He didnt miss much, as the council, with little discussion, renewed its contract with Bishop Rosasco and Co. for two years instead of one. It did the same with ITprovider EssentialNet Solutions.The council a g reed Rosasco has done an excellent job over the years, and approved a motion by Councilwoman Gin g er Snead to approve the two-year deal.If theyre considerin g the option of two years with the same price, we should jump on it, Snead said. Accordin g to city documents, Rosascos fiscal year 2012-13 contract was for $362,736 with a city option to renew for one year. EssentialNet Solutionscontract was for $40,440 with the same option. Rosasco told the Keynoter Thursday that hes pleased with the extension and is fine with stayin g put on price for two years because thin g s are still ti g ht with the economy. I really enjoy doin g what I do for the city and its been a pleasure and I feel like my staff and I have done a g ood job for the city, he said. EssentialNet provides three days of on-site ITsupport, plus remote services and telephone support 24 hours a day, monitorin g the citys network and respondin g to issues as they arise. Hernstadt told the council that he approached both Rosasco and Essentialnet about the possibility of a twoyear extension, and that both were receptive. Ne g otiatin g a deal hasnt always been so easy for Rosasco. The city put out a request for qualifications in 2010 for financial services, but Bishop Rosasco and Co. was the lone respondent of more than 25 firms to express interest. In 2007, then-Councilman Don Vasil recommended a feasibility study to see if finance functions should be done in-house. It never went anywhere. Rosasco has been the citys finance director since 2003, and served as interim mana g er from October 2009 throu g h January 2010, before Hernstadt was hired. EssentialNet Solutions has been the citys IT provider since 2001.EssentialNet also given 2 more yearsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONCity: Sta g nant pools a g rowin g problemIts no surprise people dont appreciate the si g ht of unattended swimmin g pools in their nei g hborsbackyards.Until Tuesday, complaints to the city of Marathon fell on deaf ears because its Code Compliance Department had no way of addressin g the issue.When we receive code complaints, we have no mechanism to act. Its mostly swimmin g pools, and sta g nant water in pools, Code Director Stacy Charlton told the City Council on Tuesday. Its usually a foreclosed issue. Any way we can address it, Im for. The council unanimously approved a law amendin g its code to allow city staff to enter a property that doesnt address a sta g nant water violation within 10 days to fix the problem. In part, its to keep mosquitoes from breedin g .Well just pay a pool person to g o in there and treat it or empty it, or whatever we need to do to make it safe, City Mana g er Ro g er Hernstadt told the Keynoter .Accordin g to the law, a violator has 10 days from receipt of the citation to file an appeal with the city; that would stave off city officials g oin g on the property until the appeal is ruled on. The city will provide an invoice for the cost to address the sta g nant pool or fountain within 30 days of doin g so. Councilman Dick Ramsay raised some concerns that the law isnt specific enou g h about conditions that would allow city staff on private property.If were lookin g at aesthetics, I still think we need some kind of criteria, he said. Councilwoman Gin g er Snead said its the citys duty to help maintain standards in this community, and Mayor Mike Cinque added that half-empty pools could be dan g erous for children or animals. Tuesday was a first public hearin g of the law; it will likely be up for second readin g at the June 25 council meetin g For Mor on this story, g o to www.KeysNet.com .To address it, staff could hire cleanersBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON
Saturday,June 15,2013 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com 1. Continuum of Care The Palace Gardens is part of The Palace Family of Senior Living Communities which offers accommodations that meet everyones needs, from Independent Living and Assisted Living, to Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, and even Home Health. You can rest assured that at The Palace, your needs will be met, no matter what may happen in the future.2. Palace Training & Education Center Because our residents come first, every employee must reflect the higher standards of our communities. Based on Ritz-Carlton procedures, a comprehensive orientation program reinforces this focus. Regular training and educational programs continue so that residents will always receive the very best careand services.3. Local Ownership Founded in 1980 by Helen and Jacob Shaham, The Palace is privately owned and locally operated by these self-made individuals who foresaw the need for quality senior living environments. Their constant involvement today ensures the tradition they established for the communities and services bearing The Palace name: only the best. To see for yourself why The Palace Gardens sets the standard Florida senior living, call or visit our web site.The Palace Gardens DifferenceFor over 30 years, The Palace Gardens Assisted Living Community in Homestead has been known as a leader in providing outstanding care to seniors. While our grounds and the campus are beautiful, there are more than a few reasons why The Palace Gardens is different from all others. 1351 N. Krome Ave., Homestead, FL 33030 (305)247-0446www.thepalace.org The Palace Suites / Independent Living The Palace Royale / Catered Living The Palace Renaissance / Assisted Living The Palace Gardens / Assisted Living The Palace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center The Palace at Home / Home Health Marathon Church Of God800 74th Street,OceanSunday Worship & Children's Church 10:45AM Sunday Evening Worship 6:00PMWednesday Night Bible Study 6:30PMA Pentecostal Ministry with a Prophetic Voice" For God so loved the world..." and so do we! Kirk of the KeysOverseas Highway at 89th Street Marathon MM 51.5 743-4256Staffed Childrens Sunday School & NurserySunday Services 9 a.m. Contemporary11 a.m. Traditionalwww.kirkofthekeys.com Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/PhotosStill no Straits successFive tries. Five failures.Australian Chloe McCardel became the latest endurance athlete undone by the warm waters and fierce jellyfish of the Florida Straits, abandoning Wednesday night her attempt to become the first person to swim across nonstop without a shark cage.Her team said she stopped due to a severe debilitating jellyfish sting as she stroked through the dark waters. The 28-year-old from Melbourne lasted just 11 hours after swimming off from Havana. Her team said she was taken by one of her support vessels to Key West, where she was resting at a hotel early Thursday. It was the fifth failure involving three women who have tried to make the marathon swim the past three summers. Jellyfish stings and strong currents have been the main impediments.Diana Nyad, an endurance athlete who has failed three times trying to make the same crossing and says shed like to take another shot this summer, tweeted her commiseration.Bob Olin, skipper of the primary support boat the Sunluver said McCardel was stung several times. She got nailed all over her body back, legs and arms. Nailed multiple times, all at the same time, he told the Associated Press by satellite phone late Wednesday. He said the team tried to treat her wounds while she remained in the water, but had to take her on a boat because she was in excruciating pain.McCardel calls off crossing Cuba to KeysBy PAUL HAVENAssociated PressHUMAN ENDURANCEDeveloper pulls ecolodgeplansAn ambitious ecolodge project proposed for Islamorada has been shot down in the beginning stages of an anticipated long regulatory approval process. The villages panel that recommends or discourages development projects voted unanimously Monday not to advise the five-member Village Council to pass text amendments to Islamoradas comprehensive plan and land development regulations that would have paved the way for the venture. The five Local Planning Agency members were unfazed by a presentation made by Randall Gentry, a representative with EDSA, the Fort Lauderdale architectural firm hired to design the upscale 40to 70-unit hotel on the Old Highway around mile marker 83. Gentry described the 8-plus acre oceanfront site as an environmentally sensitive wooded lot that has been neglected for up to 90 years. Much of the native habitat is gone and overgrown with invasive plant species.The EDSAplan is to restore the hardwood hammock and wetlands, replant native species and build the hotel units in clusters throughout the property. The property also contains mangroves and a sandy beach. The restored hardwood hammock would immerse the guests into a natural surrounding that would make it difficult to notice traffic on U.S. 1.Well come in and fix it, and when were done it will look like it did before the  hurricane, Gentry said in an interview.Village planning staff agrees with the green concept of the plan but recommend EDSAbuild the project on a different, less wooded plot. But Gentry said that would defeat the purpose of the ecotourism theme of the project. He said the type of tourist that wants to go to an ecolodge would balk at the idea of staying at would amount to a manufactured attraction.You have to start out with a property that needs improvement, Gentry told the LPAmembers. But after the presentation, none were on board. Vice Chairwoman Amy Knowles said she feared greenlighting the project set a precedent and bit by bit we would lose our big pieces of undeveloped land. LPAmember Jim Mooney said he worried about the traffic the hotel would generate. The plan calls for up to 70 parking spaces. Its not clear where EDSAgoes from here. Gentry said in an e-mail that his firm is reviewing the available next steps.If the LPAapproved the project, it likely would have passed the Village Council. Mayor Ken Philipson and Vice Mayor Ted Blackburn said they supported the ecolodge.The land on which the hotel would be built is owned by Coral Springs investment firm Bonefish Holdings LLC. The property shot up in value the past year from $139,000 to almost $300,000, according to the Monroe County Property Appraisers Office.EDSAhas designed and built ecolodges across the globe in countries such as China, Kenya and Brazil but the Islamorada project would be the first in the United States.It would also bring both construction and hospitality industry jobs. Gentry said the hotel would employ from 15 to 30 people. The property would contain employee housing.He acknowledged the project would be expensive to build and when finished, staying there would not be cheap anywhere from $500 to $1,500 a night.For more on this story, go to www.KeysNet.com.By DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comISLAMORADA
Opinion & EditorialSaturday,June 15,2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Richard Tamborrino . . .Advertising/New Bus.Dev.Dir. Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2013 Keynoter Publishing Co. Photo from KEYNOTER ARCHIVESBack in the day,this was among the best hotels in the Keys.Test your knowledge:Do you know whats on this site now? Tranquility Bay Resort at mile marker 48.5 bayside.Before it was Tranquility and after it was Sombrero,it was the Buccaneer Resort,with architecture much in the same vein as the Reef at Marathon Resort around mile marker 51.5.The Buccaneers banquet hall burned down in the mid-2000s,and the resort closed shortly thereafter.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALElection reform cant be partisanLETTERS TO THE EDITORPatriotism neededI really like living in Key West, but one of the few disappointments I have encountered is here is the lack of patriotism.On Memorial Day, I took a leisurely walk from White Street down through United to Duval Street. I was amazed to see that my house and a neighbors were the only two houses that displayed an American flag. The Montessori school, Glynn Archer Elementary School, Congregation Bnai Zion, the telephone building and Centennial Bank had no flags on display.Come on, people of Key West, show your true colors. Be proud of our veterans and America. After all, this is still the greatest country in the world. Jules Cohen Key WestObama-appointed panel explores how to improve the process, holds first hearing in MiamiThe Presidential Commission on Election Administration will hold a public hearing June 28 in Miami to hear testimony from local, county and state election officials.Given Floridas checkered history at messing up big, national elections, it seems only appropriate the 10member commission has decided to hold its first meeting outside Washington at ground zero. It was Miami-Dade County where long lines forced some voters to wait up to five hours to cast ballots in the November presidential election. Part of the blame for that lies directly at the feet of the Miami-Dade Elections Department, which happens to be the only one in Florida with a hired supervisor not answerable to the voters.But the Florida Legislature shares the blame after passing restrictive rules in 2011 that reduced early voting days, stymied voter registration drives and turned away voters who had recently moved from their original precinct.The Commission of Election Administration has two co-chairmen, Robert F. Bauer, who served as President Obamas White House counsel from 2009 until 2011, and Ben Ginsberg, national counsel to the Bush-Cheney presidential campaigns in 2000 and 2004.Waiting in line and facing other unnecessary obstacles to voting is not a Republican or Democratic issue, Ginsberg said. This effort is aimed at assisting state and local election officials in their ongoing work to improve the voter experience under existing election laws.Some of the things the commission hopes to explore include the number, location and management of polling places. That became a huge hurdle in Miami-Dade, where a post-election review found county budget cuts limited the number of polling places and the department head admitted she had trouble recruiting poll workers. Recruitment and training of poll workers are among the topics the commission plans to investigate and hopefully that will be addressed at the Miami hearing, which begins at 9 a.m. at the federal courthouse, 300 NE 1st Ave., Miami.Technology is another area of concern, since the type of voting machines and how votes are counted and archived varies so widely by state, and even by jurisdiction.Here in the Keys, were lucky to have elections supervisors whove taken their mission seriously and introduced improved systems early in their tenure. Former Elections Supervisor Harry Sawyer introduced scan-machine technology more than 20 years ago at a time when other jurisdictions were still using old mechanical machines or, even worse, punch-card systems (remember the infamous hanging chads from Palm Beach County?). And now, with election veteran Joyce Griffin replacing Sawyer as supervisor, shes looking at the next generation of voting machines, which use touch-screen technology and even allow for write-in votes.In many ways, Florida is a poster child for elections gone awry. Hopefully, the Presidential Commission on Election Administration will hear what weve learned from our past mistakes, and take that learning to other states.For more information, visit www.supportthe voter.gov. GUEST COLUMNHospital pricing must be simpler, equitableRecently, the federal governments Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released what U.S. hospitals charge for 100 of the most common inpatient procedures. The release of this data caused an uproar in the media because of the vast disparity in hospital charges for pills, procedures and operations.Baptist Health fully supports the move toward improving transparency in the health-care system and educating consumers about how to make the best choices for themselves and their families.The health-care payment system in the United States is incredibly complex, and the information published by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is not meaningful or easily understandable. Hospital charges do not dictate the amounts paid by Medicare or Medicaid and are often unrelated to amounts paid by commercial health insurers. Hospital charges vary because they reflect differences in patientsconditions, the hospitals mission, the patient population served and other factors. Ahospitals charge is similar to the price shown on windows of automobiles for sale. Rarely does anyone pay it. But many media reports about the data release contained the misleading concept that hospital charges equated to the prices paid for services. This is simply not accurate. The hospital charge or chargemaster is a concept similar to the list price used in many other industries. The Medicare laws require hospitals to maintain a chargemaster showing the list price of all chargeable items. The chargemaster at Baptist Health includes 65,000 items, whereas the hospital down the street may have only 20,000 items. This lack of standardization makes it nearly impossible to meaningfully compare the chargemaster from hospital to hospital. Lets continue with the automobile analogy: Consumers want to know the total cost of the vehicle, not the price list of its 3,000 parts. Medicare and Medicaid pay rates that have nothing to do with the chargemaster. The government unilaterally establishes the rates it pays each hospital. Commercial insurers negotiate their rates based on complex formulas and proprietary payment methodologies. While the release of the data did shine light on a broken hospital industry pricing system, it did not provide the public with sufficient information to make informed decisions. Patients usually want to know: What will it mean to my wallet? Payment rates for identical medical procedures are different among the nations 13,000 commercial insurers. Health insurers pay hospitals using a variety of methodologies, including per diems (an amount per day, depending on the type of care received), case rates (based on discharge diagnosis or procedure), carve-out pricing for implants or high-cost drugs, and other methods. Clearly, these contractual rates do not lend themselves to meaningful comparisons or give consumers the total cost of a hospital stay. We think the hospital pricing system must be replaced with a simpler, more equitable system, and were trying to set the example. Indeed, Baptist Health is one of the leading health-care systems in the nation providing meaningful information to prospective patients and payers. In 2001, Baptist Health started a Central Pricing Office that has been recognized as a national best practice. With a telephone call or online submission, patients can obtain the out-ofpocket estimate specific to their scheduled service, their insurer and their benefit structure. (It is now standard protocol to communicate these estimates to all patients for scheduled services.) The office also provides discounted prices to patients without insurance at average PPO prices. Low-income or indigent patients who meet Baptist Healths charity care guidelines receive their care for free or at a deep discount. At Baptist Health, we believe value is determined by quality and price. We are an established national leader in clinical best practices, patient safety, outcomes and patient satisfaction information the U.S. health-care system has made publicly available. We encourage consumers to consider these important factors when deciding where to go for health care. Rest assured, Baptist Health will continue to seek ways to make this information more transparent, accessible and understandable to consumers. Brian E. Keeley is president and chief executive officer of Baptist Health South Florida, which operates Mariners Hospital in Tavernier. KEELEYSchool handoff to be extendedDespite a May 30 public ceremony in which the Monroe County School District handed over the keys to Glynn Archer Elementary School to the city of Key West for use as a city hall, the two entities want to extend the June 28 official transfer date. City Attorney Shawn Smith will present that to the Key West City Commission when it meets on Tuesday beginning at 6 p.m. in Old City Hall on Greene Street.The conveyance agreement dictating the June 28 date was agreed to in April 2012. In a memo to city commissioners, Smith wrote that the School District continues to remove items. The city desires to have as much of the contents of the school removed as possible.He continues, While the parties could close the transaction as scheduled, the city would continue to let them remove articles but would expose itself to potential liability. The most prudent action ... is to extend. The planned renovation is projected to cost more than $20 million. In exchange for the White Street school, the district receives a sweetheart lease for city-owned space next to Gerald Adams Elementary on College Road to use for bus parking.Beach renourishAlso Tuesday, the commission will discuss spending $1,029,891 to renourish Rest and Smathers beaches on the Atlantic using more than 32 million pounds of sand. Of three bidders, Dickerson Florida Inc., based in Fort Pierce, submitted the low amount, beating out local company Charley Toppino & Sons Inc. and DN Higgins out of Naples. In 2011, the city replenished sand along 2,000 feet of Smathers Beach and plans to finish the remaining easternmost 1,000-foot stretch using 6,033 tons of sand, according to an executive summary prepared by Project Manager Janet Muccino. Rest Beach hasnt been renourished since 1996 and requires an estimated 10,350 tons of sand.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST OH,THE IRONY Photo by MARC ANDERSONOne wants you to give blood,the other tries to stop bugs from sucking your blood.This was a blood drive Tuesday at the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District office on 107th Street in Marathon.The nonprofit OneBlood blood bank was created last year when the Community Blood Centers of South Florida,Floridas Blood Centers and Florida Blood Services merged.
Saturday,June 15,2013 7A Keynoter KeysNet.com THANK YOUfrom The Domestic Abuse Shelter EVENT HOSTS:Mirna Hormechea and Dennis Ward Jessica Tregerman,Janet Tregerman, Blue Boutique,Owner David Symones,Tommy Bahama Store, Susan Johnson,Manager,Skip and Lisa Bradeen,Pamela Childs and Rhonda Florence of Buzz TV,Deedee Barreto,Leah Maki,Mike Forster,The Fashion Show Models,Ziggies Madd Dog's Restaurant,Key Largo Bail Bonds,Vernis & Bowling,Upper Keys Veterinary,Andrew Tobin,The Weekly Magazine,The Coconut Telegraph, American Caribbean Real Estate, Islamorada,Hooked on Books, Centennial Bank,Islamorada and Key Largo for the PEACE,LOVE and PALM TREES Fashion Show Fundraiser MARKETPLACE Recent Real Estate SalesSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 144 percentBased on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) For the periodJune 2 June 8, 2013. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, AddressListedSoldListedListing AgentSelling Agent Big Coppitt Key 17 Sapphire Dr.$459,000$437,000581Engel & Voelkers Fl. Keys/Caroline VazquezColdwell Banker Schmitt/Barbara CrespoBig Pine Key Eden Pines Colony (*)$80,000$60,000296Century 21 Schwartz/Ron WidmaierCentury 21 Schwartz/Ron Widmaier 1069 Gordon Dr.$499,000$489,000362Coldwell Bank. Schmitt/L. Ferringo, R. LivelyColdwell Banker Schmitt/Christina Parker 31227 Avenue I$89,000$78,000120Prudential Knight & Gardner/Audrey RichterSchwartz Property Sales/Agent unknownCudjoe Key 1701 Spanish Main Dr.$299,000$270,000466Waterfront Keys Rlty./Trish BrummerWaterfront Keys Rlty./Trish Brummer 1050 Coxon Ln.$499,000$450,000294Keyswide Realty.com/Albert WatersDolberry Rlty./Cindi Dolberry 154 Colson Dr.$425,000$375,000137Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Diane CorlissRE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Joyce Thomas 20895 8th Ave.$449,900$433,100112Realty World Freewheeler/Claudette MellColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa FerringoDuck Key 392 Seaview Dr.$1,575,000$1,300,000506American Caribbean R.E./Kristen BrennerAmerican Caribbean R.E./Lynn LucasGrassy Key 337 Guava Ave.$255,000$245,000390RE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Jeb HaleRE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Kim ShowKey Colony Beach 261 10th St.$599,000$560,000118RE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Jo Ann CookAmerican Caribbean R.E./Karen RaspeKey Largo 466 Barracuda Blvd.$899,000$849,500434Century 21 Schwartz/M. Pace, S. LivotiRE/MAX Keys Prop./Chris Stanford 342 Vaca Rd.$185,000$165,000247Barbara Eads Rlty./Barbara EadsBarbara Eads Rlty./Barbara Eads 158 Ocean Shores Dr. (*)$69,000$65,000240Marr Properties/Terry CantoGlenn Hoover R.E./Glenn Hoover 5 Lake Shore Dr.$430,000$395,000218Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Maryann WarrenColdwell Banker Schmitt/Maryann Warren 27 Bay Rd.$2,350,000$2,150,000209Ocean Sotheby's Internt'l. Rlty./Kim ThalerColdwell Banker Schmitt/Joe Talamas 197 Atlantic Blvd.$975,000$850,000184Century 21 Schwartz/Wiebke WestedtC 21 Schwartz Rlty./Wiebke Westedt 788 Dolphin Ave.$339,000$333,000190Century 21 Schwartz/Linda PerloffMoorings Rlty./Ashley Lindmar 53 Coral Dr.$199,999$160,000119RE/MAX Keys Prop./Chris StanfordRE/MAX Keys Prop./Chris Stanford 914 Jade Dr.$139,900$120,000103Century 21 Schwartz/Susan MillerCentury 21 Schwartz/Francis Clay 500 Burton Dr.$256,900$247,00097Marr Properties/Tom RodriguezShoreline Prop./Faye Saenger 125 Jolly Roger Dr.$495,000$450,00071CB Schmitt/Team NewmanColdwell Banker Schmitt/Team Newman 116 Oleander Cir.$469,000$450,00046Century 21 Schwartz/Lynda GallaherCentury 21 Schwartz/Beverly Dillon 10 Sunset Dr. (*)$59,900$52,00064Century 21 Schwartz/Robert ValenzuelaCentury 21 Schwartz/Robert ValenzuelaKey West 816 Duval St. (1)$2,499,000$2,075,000797Prud. Knight & Gardner/ Knight, GardnerPrud. Knight & Gardner/ Knight, Gardner 3255 Flagler Ave. (1)$399,000$370,000455Prud. Knight & Gardner/ Knight, GardnerPrud. Knight & Gardner/Knight, Gardner 1800 Atlantic Blvd.$1,179,000$1,000,000399Truman & Co./Roger EmmonsRealty Executives Fl. Keys/Jim Smith 1200 6th St.$235,000$227,000362Keys Commercial R.E./Gary SmithCentury 21 All Keys/Jason Barroso 1615 United St.$425,000$410,000292Bascom Grooms R.E./Edward SalazarDoug Mayberry R.E./Kimball Ingram 1208 Von Phister St.$499,000$450,000277Preferred Prop./Daniel SkahenPrud. Knight & Gardner/Brenda Donnelly 200 Sunset Hbr, Wk 13$14,500$13,000251Sea Winds Rlty./Donald HeislerSea Winds Realty/Donald Heisler 3228 Roosevelt Blvd. (1)$3,941$114,000232Prud. Knight & Gardner/ Knight, GardnerPrud. Knight & Gardner/ Knight, Gardner 517 Grinnell St.$2,775,000$2,500,000165Marquis Properties Rlty./Rudy MolinetColdwell Banker Schmitt/Sean Farrer 1209 Grinnel St.$749,000$700,00082Truman & Co./Roger EmmonsPreferred Prop./Everett Watkins 811 White St. (*)$329,000$300,00079Bascom Grooms R.E./Bascom GroomsCentury 21 All Keys/Ralph Sanchez 1309 Elizabeth St.$389,900$439,00178Sellstate Island Prop./Melva WagnerAnchor Line Rlty./David Austin 1075 Duval St.$600,000$600,00058Sellstate Island Prop./Maya ThomasRobinson R.E. Co./Joan Kelley 1221 Newton St.$825,000$800,00047Truman & Co./Lynn KaufeltSchwartz Property Sales/Jimmy Lane 1417 Elizabeth St.$430,000$415,00040Paradise R.E. in KW/N. Leach, E. ClarkMarquis Prop. Rlty./Rudy MolinetLittle Torch Key 1778 Pine Channel Dr.$249,000$229,00073Century 21 Schwartz/Susan RichCentury 21 Schwartz/Susan RichLong Key 65821 Overseas Hwy.$136,000$136,00043C B Schmitt/Marcie WammackC B Schmitt/Marcie WammackLower Matecumbe Key 92 Plaza Del Sol$999,750$940,000168Century 21 Schwartz/Keith AllenAmerican Caribbean R.E./Carolyn AmblerMarathon 303 Sombrero Blvd.$275,000$240,000829Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Wanda, Bob BrockKeyIsle Rlty./Bruce Bell 308 Sombrero Beach Rd.$499,000$440,000427Century 21 Schwartz/Dan CochranIsland Breeze Rlty./L. Liberman, L. Karp Calzada Bougainvillea (*)$74,500$68,000233Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Amy PutoCoco Plum R.E./Shannon Butler 11600 1st Ave.$550,000$550,000158Exit Realty Fl. Keys/P. Morgan HillAmerican Caribbean R.E./Stacie Kidwell 8052 Shark Dr.$150,000$145,00089RE/MAX Mthn Vac. R.E./Brenda SymondsRE/MAX Mthn Vac. R.E./Brenda Symonds 1505 Sombrero Blvd.$255,000$240,00059RE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Kim SnowKeyIsle Rlty./Karen Chesley 523 92nd St.$137,500$125,00045C B Schmitt/Rick ServaisRE/MAX Mthn Vac. R.E./Brenda SymondsPlantation Key 128 Bayview Isle Dr.$975,000$925,000494Ocean Sotheby's Internt'l. Rlty./Kim ThalerOcean Sotheby's Internt'l./Kim Thaler 208 Mohawk St.$775,000$740,000204Ocean Sotheby's Int'l./C. Tindall, L. LeopoldOcean Sotheby's Int'l./Leopold, Tindall 90507 Old Hwy.$495,000$470,000172RE/MAX Keys Prop./Jim SignorRE/MAX Keys Prop./Diana Fiddes 88657 Old Hwy.$1,850,000$1,850,000151Realty World Freewheeler/Jude LindbackRlty World Freewheeler/Jude LindbackRamrod Key 450 Lesrode Dr. (*)$99,000$92,000309Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa FerringoColdwell Banker Schmitt/Diane CorlissStock Island 18H Miriam St.$215,000$205,000109Rlty World Freewheeler/Claudette MellRlty World Freewheeler/Claudette Mell Sugarloaf Key 17239 Oleander Ln.$575,000$545,000144Prudential Knight & Gardner/Shirley MenschCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty./Lynda Gallaher 19454 Seminole St.$265,000$265,00052KW Royal Palms Rlty./Scott FormanPreferred Prop./Angela DavilaSummerland Key Caribbean Dr. (*)$377,000$350,0001200Florida Keys Rlty./Dyne VaughnFlorida Keys Rlty./Dyne Vaughn 185 Airport Dr.$299,500$290,000222Preferred Prop./L. McChesney, A. LederPreferred Prop./Allan Leder(*) Vacant lot(1) Commercial Big Macs 24/7The Florida Keys have a lot to offer its millions of visitors each year.Outside of Key West, though, late-night dining options arent among them. The worlds most famous purveyor of burgers and French fries has decided to offer a solution at its Marathon and Tavernier locations.On May 24 in Tavernier and June 1 in Marathon, owner-operator Cindy Lopez decided to make both McDonalds 24-hour operations. The Key West McDonalds on North Roosevelt Boulevard went 24 hours some time ago.The lobbies are open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. like usual, but the drive-through is open all night.We felt that there was late-night sales opportunity in the area, so we decided to open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Lopez said. According to Lopez, the restaurants are on full menu overnight, meaning they will serve items seen on the lunch and dinner menus. Breakfast typically begins at 5 a.m. and ends at 10:30 a.m.The Marathon McDonalds is at 5585 Overseas Highway next to the Winn-Dixie while the Tavernier restaurant is at 91400 Overseas Highway in the Tavernier Towne Center.McDonalds now open all night at Keys localesBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comRESTAURANTS BusinessThe HeraldmovesWith the snip of scissors, the Miami Herald Media Co.s new Doral headquarters west of downtown Miami officially opened Wednesday morning, capping a two-year transition from its longtime home on Biscayne Bay. The ribbon-cutting ceremony drew executives from Herald parent the McClatchy Co. and business leaders from South Florida, who gathered in a tent with many of the Miami Herald Media Co.s employees.The Keynoter and Reporter are sister newspapers of the Herald .The move comes at a time when traditional news organizations across the globe, including the Herald, have been struggling to develop new business models that meet shifting needs of both audience and advertisers. As digital channels have gained importance, consumers have come to expect minute-tominute news, delivered online and through mobile devices.We live in a world that has changing media preferences, said David Landsberg, president and publisher of the Miami Herald Media Co. These new preferences make for a very good business, as we port our content into the various channels that our readership desires.Through all newspaper and digital platforms, the Miami Herald Media Co. reaches 1.5 million readers weekly, capturing 52 percent of the core adult market from South Broward through Monroe County, according to Scarborough Research. The Herald also prints and delivers other publications for clients including the Wall Street Journal the New York Post and El Pais .The new, two-story, 160,000-square-foot headquarters, home to both the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald is designed with multimedia walls and an open continuous news desk designed for an evolving industry. Aseparate, 119,000-square-foot printing plant was built on six acres of land purchased next door.State-of-art building made for multimediaBy INA PAIVA CORDLEicordle@MiamiHerald.comMEDIA Keynoter photo by LARRY KAHNThe Marathon McDonalds started 24-hour service on June 1.
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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,JUNE 15,2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B World Juggling Day Every day celebrates something,and today is World Juggling Day.At Ripleys! in Key West, theyre partying.Story, 3B Fathers Day Sunday is Fathers Day,and that means you do the grilling paired with spirits while dad gets to relax.Story, 2B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Laura Hutt, REALTOR RSPS, AHWD, e-PRO Direct: 305.432.0320 Laura@LauraHutt.com www.PropertyInTheF loridaKeys.com 12220 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Call Laura Hutt, she is a resort and second home specialist! Laura! Experience Integrity Results Capture your aisle styleJune is second only to August as the most popular month for weddings. With all the different types of weddings, it can be hard to know what to wear. For most weddings, the invitation will indicate the type of attire the couple wants their guests to don by listing the dress code. If this is not listed, then your next guess as to the dress code is to look at where and what time of day the wedding will be held. If its an outdoor wedding, beach formal would be appropriate. An evening wedding indicates a more formal affair and should be attended with semi-formal to formal attire unless otherwise noted. Weddings are a celebratory event and that means what you wear should reflect that. I prefer to always err on the side of more formal, as its better to be overdressed than under. That said, you never want to upstage the bride. This means no attentiongetting styles, showing too much leg or too much decolletage, no loud colors and absolutely no white. Also, stay away from black dresses for early morning or afternoon outdoor weddings. If you do wear a black dress, make sure it doesnt look like youre attending a funeral. Pair it with a colorful heel and bag and bold jewelry. Weddings in the Keys tend to be beach weddings. This means your clothing will need to be sweat-resistant. Choose darker-colored, breathable fabrics made from natural fibers such as 100 percent cotton or linen. Also, choose shoes that are good for the beach. Try dressy sandals or a wedge heel and stay away from flipflops, as theyre noisy and too casual. For men, loafers or leather sandals are appropriate unless a dress code of semi-formal or formal has been noted. Following are recommendations of what to wear by dress code:Black tie, formal or white tie. This is the most formal of all wedding-dress codes and is typically used for nuptials beginning after 6 p.m.For men, black tie means dark-colored suits or tuxes with white shirts, a tie or bow tie and black dress shoes. White tie means men should wear a black evening tailcoat with a white bow tie and white collared shirt.For women, I suggest wearing a floor-length evening gown or knee-length cocktail dress in satin or silk, with perhaps some embellishments such as beading or sequins. Pair it with dramatic jewelry, heels and an updo for a sophisticated look. If youre not used to wearing heels, buy a pair with a small kitten heel and a pointy toe. This will elongate your legs and give the allusion that youre wearing heels.Semi-formal or dressy casual. This dress code is a step down from the more-formal dress codes but its better to err on the side of formality.For women, wear a nice cocktail dress or a fabulous skirt and blouse paired with heels. Wear lighter colors for a daytime wedding and darker colors for evening weddings.For men, this dress code still means a suit and tie or slacks and sport jacket but allows more room for adding color. Wear a gray suit with a colored shirt, a patterned tie and dress shoes.Beach formal. Beach formal means to dress as though youre going to a nice restaurant on a summer day. This dress code is also meant to let you know the nuptials will take place on the beach and therefore you will need to dress for the elements (sand, sun and water). Men should wear a summer suit, linen pants or khakis, and sandals or loafers. Acollared shirt is best but ties are not required. For women, a formal summer dress or long maxi dress with flats or wedges should be worn; hair and make-up can be kept more every-day. With outdoor weddings, the weather can fluctuate so bring a pashmina, wrap, jacket or sweater to stay warm on a windy day.Casual or informal chic translates into business casual, so no jeans and T-shirts. For women, this means a nice sun dress or blouse and skirt. You can wear more color to a casual wedding but stick with sandals. For casual weddings, men can wear nice shorts, leather sandals and a colored shirt such as a polo, linen dress or silk dress.Wedding dosDress up. Weddings are celebrations so look the part.Not all dress is correct for all weddingsCONCH STYLE This dress is available at Wanderlust,310 Petronia St.Key West.Its perfect for a beach formal or casual wedding.See Style,3BLeah Maki ConchStyle Photo courtesy KEY COLONY BEACH POLICEThese kids are checking the size of their fish aboard the Marathon Ladyduring the derby.Kids win in fishing derbyTwo weeks of rain and gray skies cleared up Wednesday just in time for the eighth annual Key Colony Beach and Marathon Kids Fishing Derby, staged by both city governments. It was actually gorgeous. There was a little thunder in the morning but when we went out, it was blue as could be. Almost every kid caught some fish, so it was a great time, said Key Colony Police Chief Kris DiGiovanni, who helps organize the event.There were 31 kids this year, ages 6 to 14, aboard the Marathon Lady party boat. They left the dock at 8 a.m. and returned at 3 p.m., fishing along the reef about three miles off Key Colony Beach.The Marathon Lady provided 20 free fishing spots and the derby covered the rest. Afterward, the kids had an awards luncheon hosted by the Key Colony Inn.The big winners were Christopher May in the age 68 division, Michael Vanhuessin in the age 9-11 division and Frank Longo in the age 12-14 division. All the participants received T-shirts and door prizes at the lunch.Following May in the age 6-8 division was Billy Martin in second and Tatyana Hribar in third. Adrian Perdomo took second place in the age 9-11 group, while third place went to Reef Holdinga. Rebecca Boucher and Marcus Qualls took second and third place, respectively, in the age 12-14 group.31 head out to reef for annual eventBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMIDDLE KEYS FISHINGTexas anglerwins Hawley tournamentRand Holstead of Houston, Texas, released 13 tarpon to earn the title of overall champion at the 39th annual Don Hawley Invitational Tarpon Tournament that ended June 7 in Islamorada.Holstead fished with Capt. Brian Helms of Islamorada over the five-day fly-fishing challenge, a test of patience and endurance on the water. Charles Carlos Duncan III, also from Houston, won the events 12-pound tippet division, releasing 12 fish. Duncan fished with Capt. Rob Fordyce of Homestead. The 16-pound division winner was Kevin Lyden of Charleston, S.C., with Islamorada Capt. Greg Poland at the helm. Lyden scored eight releases.Afield of 22 anglers representing South Florida, Texas, South Carolina, Colorado and Washington state fished the tournament, releasing a total of 82 tarpon.The tournament is a major fundraiser for the Guides Trust Foundation that helps backcountry guides in times of need or hardship.Ladies DolphinKimberly Furness of Bettendorf, Iowa, and Casey Jeffries of Key Largo were named overall team champions at the Ladies Dolphin Tournament that ended June 8 in Islamorada.Fishing from the First Choice with Islamorada Capt. Larry Wren, the duo landed a combined three-fish total of 74.1 pounds. They earned $3,000 for the win.Jeffries also secured the events largest dolphin award for a 28.7-pound fish she caught. The teams winning tally included two 22.7pounders, as well. Fifteen-year-old Seanna Lindback of Tavernier handily won the award for catching the junior divisions largest dolphin. She caught a 21.6-pound fish while aboard the Tiki with Capt. Roy Lindback.Eighty-three anglers fished the tournament, a fundraiser for the Florida Keys Elks Lodge charities.Holstead lands 13 tarpon for the winISLAMORADA FISHING
Does it occur to you that Fathers Day, which comes Sunday, gets short shrift compared to Mothers Day?Surveys say 83 percent of U.S. adults celebrate mom, but only 76 percent do it up for dad. We spend $140 on mama but just $106 on papa, scolds the National Federation of Retailers.If this fills you with unbearable guilt, if you agonize over the age-old question, What do men really want?, you might find relief in the tired-but-true axiom: The way to a mans heart is through his stomach. If you love your daddy, shoo him away from the backyard grill, plop him in an Adirondack chair and cook him a meal. Tell him he can watch, but cant offer any unneeded male advice. Here are some things he might like:Surprise him with your cutting-edge drinks hipness and hand him a bottle of Angry Orchard Elderflower Hard Cider crisp and dry, with vivid floral, almost lavender-like aromas and flavors, for about $9 a six-pack.Grill him a monster, well-marbled rib-eye steak and serve a 2009 Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile, redolent with cassis and mocha flavors and big, ripe tannins for $125.Or just char $5 worth of supermarket hamburger and serve it with a 2011 Casillero del Diablo Malbec, also from Chile, with flavors of black cherries and milk chocolate, for $12.Google beer can chicken by Miami barbecue author Steven Raichlen. Place an open can of beer on the grill and sit a whole chicken down on it vertically, using the beer can and the chickens two drumsticks to form a supporting triangle. The beer steams the chicken to perfection. With it, serve Samuel Adamsnew Little White Rye beer, light and crisp, with unexpected fennel flavors, at about $15 per 12-pack.Keep things simple by making him my short-cut short ribs.Simmer a pound or so of short ribs for an hour in red wine and broth, slather them with your favorite bottled barbecue sauce and char them on the grill. Serve with the 2010 Clos LaChance Zinfandel, North Coast, hearty and rich and spicy, with red raspberry flavors, for $15.Simmer a dozen bratwursts (find jalapeno brats if you can) in beer and onions for 10 minutes, then put some mean-looking grill marks on them and serve them on buns with Dijon mustard and sauerkraut. Boil down the leftover beer and onions and serve it on the side. Serve with Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, with its lemon-scented hops and nice dry finish, at about $9 per six-pack.Show your exotic side and serve him grilled baby octopus (no kidding; many supermarkets carry them for $3 or $4 a pound in the fish section).Marinate in olive oil, lemon, garlic and lime, skewer and char briefly on both sides. Serve the 2011 Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Sauvignon Blanc, California, with tart flavors of white grapefruit and grass, at $16.For dessert, stay at your deckside cooking post and stay exotic, peel and slice a whole pineapple into half-inch slices and grill until heated through and lightly charred.Serve hot, topped with expensive vanilla bean ice cream and serve with an exotic Thai drink called Siam Dew. Mix a jigger of smooth and potent Phraya Deep Matured Gold Rum from Thailand (about $39), which has tropical flavors from coconut to pineapple, plain yogurt, sugar and cumin and shake over ice. Fred Tasker is a former writer specializing in wine with the Miami Herald, from which this was reprinted. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday,June 15,2013 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 Meeting Notice Monroe County Land AuthorityThe Monroe County Land Authority Advisory Committee will meet in the Monroe Regional Service Center located at 2796 Overseas Highway, Suite 104, Marathon, Florida on June 26, 2013 beginning at 9:00 AM. The agenda is available online at www.monroecounty-fl.gov or by contacting the Land Authority office at 295-5180.ADAASSISTANCE If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in these proceedings, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1.Published Keynoter 6-15-13 The Morgan Insurance Group would like to introduce our Life & Health agent, Amy Stoky.Amy brings a high level of energy, professionalism and commitment to serve you for all of your health and life insurance needs including: Wide range of major medical insurance for individuals, families and groups. Worksite life and disability plans that are personally owned.The insurance you need. the service you expect. A price you can afford. AMY STOKY ManagerLife & Health Services email@example.com 31 Ocean Reef Dr. C-204 Key Largo, FL 33037 (305) 367-4788 155 Key Deer Blvd. Big Pine Key, FL 33043 (305) 872-4788 102481 Overseas Hwy Key Largo, FL 33037 (305) 451-4788 Public Meetings Scheduled by and with the City of Marathon forJune 2013Please note that more than one Marathon City Council/Board/Committee membermay participate in the meetings listed.City Council City Manager Mike Cinque, MayorRogerHernstadt Richard Keating, Vice MayorCity Attorneys Dick Ramsay, CouncilmemberGray-Robinson Chris Bull, Councilmember GingerSnead, Councilmember CITYOFMARATHONSUBJECT : DA TE: TIME: LOCA TION: Camp Adventure06/10 to 08/168:30am-5:00pmMarathon Community Park, $80.00 per week Planning Commission Meeting06/17/135:30pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. Firefighter Pension Board Meeting06/18/135:15pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. Community CPR Class06/20/139:00am-1:00pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. City Council Meeting06/28/135:30pmMarathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Hwy. To view the full City of Marathon calendarplease visit ourwebsite: www.ci.marathon.fl.usPursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respec t to any matter considered at any meeting or workshop noted herein, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose s he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made; which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City of Marathon complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you ar e a disabled person requiring special accommodations or assistance, please notify the City Clerk at (305) 289-5020 of such need at least 72 hours (3 days) in advance. hpPublished Keynoter 6-15-13 Crossword solutionSolution to the June 12 puzzle. L.A.Times crossword puzzle IN A FOGSolution in the classifieds ACROSS 1Barely sufficient 6It could be a plot 10Strikes firmly 14Arcade no-nos 19Abbots underling 20I cant deny that 21Country singer Jackson 22Three-time Wimbledon champ 23Sport on horseback 25Half of 10?26First name in Olympics perfection27Screen pictures 28United States Army Infantry School site 30Give in a bit 33Raging hormones period 36Beast 37Forgets to mail the mail,say 38Group that meets in the Palais du Luxembourg 39Reverse,e.g. 41Perfect serve 42Enjoying ones Jeep Wrangler,say 46Out yonder 50Infomercial antitheft device 52Tangle up53Tropical rainforest,e.g.54Formed a clump 56Certain extra-base hit:Abbr. 57Comedian __ the Entertainer 58Inamorato 60Shine,in ads 61Rate of movement 63Longtime ABC News chairman 64Defer ending 65Compactly built canine 68Stylish 69Online merchant 71Derisive cry 72Outback sprinter 73Deliberate 74Bolster,e.g. 75Jeopardy!recordsetter Jennings 76Hangs around 78Where to learn une leon 79Pinkish rash 82The Death of Ivan Ilyichauthor 85Bylaws,briefly 86Procrastinators problem 88Classic Steely Dan album 89Strives 90Score after deuce 91Erode92Backspaced,perhaps96Tack room gear 99Provide juice for 101Clotheshorses net reading103Oktoberfest keepsake105U.S.Army O-5 106One way to stand107Amphibian that glides112Unified 113Dark-skinned fruit 114Do another tour 115A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist author 116Hauled 117Lunches with mayo 118Pup squeaks 119Out on a limb DOWN 1Baskers letters 2Zagrebs country,to the IOC 3__-en-Provence 4Result of a batter taking the collar in a game 5Cease-fire 6Mail-routing abbr.7Fridge compartment8Aim for an office 9Docs readout 10It gets into a lather 11On the ball12Spring break fun-lover13One often looking down 14Brits sawbuck 15Donald Jr.s mom 16Ushered 17Singer Lopez 18Phase 24Violent opening? 28Bashes 29Collection of Web pages 30Class assignment 31Gp.with brass 32Mail order shipment insert 34Not hitched 35Porsche path 38More understated 40Photo lab prod. 42Mels Diner waitress43Left behind,in a way44Prime rib choice 45Designer __ 46Helping hand 471964 Detroit debut 48Baja buddies 49Fall back 51Gulager of The Virginian 53Waffle source?: Abbr. 55Lengthy time 57Caesar salad ingredient 58Attention-getting device 59Lure 61Gave a ring62Blood typing system63Interrogators demand 65Arctic formation 66Bedroom piece 67Sign of summer 70Subjects of complaints73Dash at the market?75Squishy Hasbro toy used with a launcher76Old Nigerian capital 77Taina of Les Girls 79Sturgeon yield 80Malaysian swinger 81Put in the hold83Ventura County resort84[Im bored] 86Name from the Latin for I trust 87Dress to the nines 89Like some brides91Pursue with purpose92Key of Beethovens Piano Sonata No.4 931969 film con man 94Cravat relative 95Deserved an Oscar,say 97Distribute 98Hollywood openings? 99Farm house 100Far from strenuous 102Accident investigation agcy. 104They may be in a jar 107Fish may be served at one 108Ring of blooms 109Deli option 110Chihuahua cry 111H.S.dropouts goal In a FogSolution in the June 19 KeynoterYou do the cooking for dadGrill these while pairing with drinksBy FRED TASKERFATHERS DAY Pre-K sign-ups are now onlineThe Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/ Monroe now allows parents to register their children in the states voluntary prekindergarten program online. Just go to www.elcmdm.org .All kids who are age 4 by Sept. 1 and Florida residents can register for the free program. Overall in the two counties, about 23,000 families participate, the Early Learning Coalition says.It used to be that parents would have to make appointments at one of three Keys sites, meaning having to be away from work. Now, parents and care-givers no longer have to wait in line or take time off to enroll their children.Registration can take place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The process is as simple as creating a user name and password on the Early Learning Coalitions website; entering the childs information; electronically submitting proof of Florida residency and the childs birth certificate; and printing out the certificate of eligibility. The parent or care-giver can then enroll the child in the child-care facility of his or her choice. The VPK online system is just one more tool that we are using to make sure that all 4-year-olds participate in the VPK program, said Evelio Torres, president and chief executive officer of the Early Learning Coalition.The coalition is one of 31 such coalitions in the state and serves more than 50,000 children from birth to age 5. Programs consist of voluntary prekindergarten, school readiness, child-care resource and referral services and assessment, among other things.Since its founding in 2000, it has served more than 300,000 children in Monroe and Miami-Dade. To find out more, call the coalitions Key West office at 296-5557 (staff it out until June 21 for training), or the Coral Gables office at (305) 646-7220.Option stops parents from missing workSOCIAL SERVICES
We know you had this marked on your calendar: Today is World Juggling Day and the Ripleys Key West Odditorium is celebrating and wants you to join in the fun.Ripleys is partnering with the International Jugglers Association to celebrate the ancient art by showcasing local jugglers starting at 1 p.m. at Ripleys, 108 Duval St.All jugglers, regardless of skill level, are invited to participate. Just bring your balls, clubs, rings or whatever you juggle and join in. Its also an opportunity for people to try juggling for the first time. Jugglers recruited by the International Jugglers Association will be on hand to help those who have always wanted to juggle but never had the chance.Amateur jugglers can compete for a $100 prize, free entry to the museum and two VIPpasses for a future visit the person who can juggle the longest wins. The contest starts at 2 p.m. Theres no need to pre-register.Cant juggle? How about working a hula hoop? From 1 to 3 p.m., anyone who can hula hoop for one minute gets a free ticket to the museum.Mexican cuisine has been popular for a long time, but my recent travels have persuaded me that fish tacos are big now in a way they never were before.Naturally, perhaps, they are easiest to find in regions with a strong Hispanic influence particularly Florida, California and Texas but Ive also been bumping into them in Chicago and New York. Soon enough, they should be just about as ubiquitous as falafel. Its a happy thing.They already can be found on numerous Florida Keys restaurant menus. Folks in Mexicos coastal cities, where fresh fish and tacos are both plentiful, have been enjoying fish tacos since before the arrival of the first Europeans. But if any one individual can take credit for the north-of-the-border spread of this culinary delight, it is Ralph Rubio. On spring break from his studies at San Diego State University in 1973, Rubio flipped for the fish tacos in San Felipe, a port town on the Baja California peninsula. Ten years later, back in San Diego, he opened Rubios Baja Grill, which specialized in fish tacos. Today, there are hundreds of Rubios locations. Traditional fish tacos consist of battered fish topped with shredded cabbage, a drizzle of citrus mayo, all wrapped in a corn tortilla. But theres plenty of room for variation. These days the fish might be grilled rather than battered and fried. Sometimes its served on flour tortillas, sometimes on corn tortillas. Its almost always topped with some kind of creamy sauce, as well as with shredded cabbage and/or avocado. My version is light on calories but heavy on flavor. The fish is lightly floured and sauteed rather than deepfried. The citrus mayonnaise sauce went bye-bye in favor of a puree of avocado and buttermilk. The avocado contains healthy fat, and the buttermilk is as lean as skim milk, but much tastier. Topping it off is shredded cabbage, carrots and radishes tossed with vinegar, salt and a pinch of sugar.Fans of chilies will love the sliced jalapeno garnish. I think the cilantro is key, too, but if you were born with the anticilantro gene (a real thing!), you can swap in basil instead.Finally, those of you who worry that corn tortillas are high in calories can relax; two 6-inch corn tortillas, softened up and toasted without oil in a dry skillet, weigh in at just 80 calories.Anote about the fish: I used tilapia because it is sustainable, affordable and widely available all year. But substitute any fish you like. Just keep in mind that a thinner fish will take less time to cook.What you need:One large Hass avocado, peeled, pitted and cut into eighths.Athird of a cup buttermilk.Two cloves garlic, minced, divided.Zest and juice of one lime.Kosher salt and ground black pepper, to taste.Three cups shredded Napa cabbage.Acup and a half coarsely grated carrot.One cup coarsely grated radishes.Quarter cup white wine or cider vinegar.Quarter teaspoon sugar, or to taste.Hot sauce, to taste.One pound fish fillets cut into eight equal pieces.Whole-wheat flour, for coating the fish.Three tablespoons vegetable oil.Eight 6-inch corn tortillas.Sliced fresh jalapeno peppers, to serve.Chopped fresh cilantro, to serve. Heat your oven to 200 degrees. In a food processor, combine the avocado, buttermilk, one clove of garlic, lime juice and salt and pepper. Puree until smooth, then set aside.In a medium bowl, combine the cabbage, remaining garlic, carrot, radishes, vinegar, sugar, lime zest and hot sauce. Season with salt and pepper and toss well. Set aside.Heat a heavy skillet (such as cast-iron or stainless steel, but not nonstick) over medium heat. One at a time, place the tortillas in the skillet and toast for about 30 seconds per side. As the tortillas are toasted, stack them on a sheet of foil. Wrap the foil around the tortillas, then place them in the over to keep warm. Alternatively, the tortillas can be held with tongs and toasted directly over a gas burner for a few seconds per side. In a pie plate or other wide, shallow bowl, combine about one cup of flour with one tablespoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of pepper. One at a time, dredge each piece of fish through the flour until coated evenly. Shake off any excess. In a large nonstick skillet over medium-high, heat about one tablespoon of the oil over medium-high. Add half of the fish to the pan and cook, turning once, until golden and cooked through, about three minutes a side. Transfer to an oven-safe plate and set in the oven to keep warm. Repeat with the remaining oil and fish. To serve, top each tortilla with a bit of the avocado puree, then a piece of fish. Drain the cabbage mixture, then mound some of that over each portion. Serve with jalapeno slices and cilantro on the side. Start to finish: 40 minutes. Servings: Four. Nutrition information per serving: 500 calories; 190 calories from fat (38 percent of total calories); 22 g fat (3 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 60 mg cholesterol; 51 g carbohydrate; 10 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 31 g protein; 370 mg sodium. *Saturday,June 15,2013 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com 303 Sombrero Blvd. #106 Marathon 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050ANOTHER BROCK TEAM PROPERTYSOLD!Call the Brock Team for a confidential analysis of your homes value! 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Published Keynoter 6-15-13 KEYSNET.COM Keep things simple. Too much is too much. Keep your makeup and dress feminine and sophisticated.Dress to impress. Youll likely see friends and family that you havent seen in awhile and there will be lots of photos, so make sure to wear something you like and want to be photographed in.Use good judgment. If formality is not noted on the invitation, a cocktail dress and suit with tie will be good for just about every wedding.Wedding dontsNo jeans, T-shirts or flip-flops.No prom dresses. For a more formal affair, wear a simple and sleek gown reflecting your age and the time of day.No white. White is reserved for the bride so avoid wearing white, cream and ivory.Never upstage the bride. Leah Maki is a fashionobsessed style blogger. More of her fashion advice can be found on her blog, LeahsFabulousFinds.com.Never upstage the brideFrom Style,1BPut a healthy spin on fish tacosChanging up the traditional is good thingBy SARA MOULTONAssociated PressTHE DINING TABLE Photo courtesy ASSOCIATED PRESSFish tacos are growing in popularity and in the Florida Keys,there is no problem getting the main ingredient.FISHING SCHOLARS The Middle Keys Marine Association, represented by Vice President Eric Myrmel,distributes $500 scholarships to Marathon High School graduates (from left) Kaitlyn Boyden,Christine Rios and Sean Roussin.Another one was awarded to Coral Shoes High School student Dalton Lee Spaniol. Celebrate juggling todayAmateurs are invited to join funKEY WEST Subscriptions 743-5551
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday,June 15,2013 Military history surrounds Key West in the form of four classic redbrick forts. Nearly 150 years ago they loomed above the horizon to protect the United Statesstrategic southernmost shore. Today, open as historic sites, gardens or museums, they offer visitors a fascinating glimpse of the islands past. Fort Zachary Taylor, on the islands west side; East Martello Tower and West Martello Tower, on the south shore, and Fort Jefferson, which is located 68 miles west of Key West in the Dry Tortugas National Park make up this unique mix of historic brick-walled forts.Fort Jefferson is believed to be the largest masonry structure in the Western Hemisphere. Fort Taylor, named for the countrys 12th president, was built between 1845 and 1866. Controlled by the Union during the Civil War, the fort was the home base for a successful blockade of Confederate ships that some historians say shortened the conflict by a full year. The fort also was used during the SpanishAmerican War, World War I and World War II. Once referred to as Fort Forgotten, the structure was rediscovered and excavated thanks to a grass-roots restoration effort led by Key West resident Howard England. The centerpiece of a 56-acre state park, today the fort is a National Historic Landmark believed to hold the largest collection of Civil War cannons in the nation. It also is the site of the popular Civil War Heritage Days event, held in February. Highlights include re-enactments of historic military maneuvers, the annual Haunting of Fort Taylor at Halloween, a yearly gathering of pirate re-enactors and an annual Sculpture Key West outdoor exhibition of large-scale sculptures. The acreage surrounding the fort includes a shaded picnic area and a 1,000foot beach on the Atlantic Ocean that features excellent offshore snorkeling and sunset views. In addition, guided tours of the fort are offered daily. For more information, call 305-292-6713 or visit www.floridastateparks .org/forttaylor Congress, in 1844, approved construction of East Martello Tower and West Martello Tower to protect Fort Taylor from enemy attack. Construction of the fortifications began in 1861, but new, more powerful cannons quickly made them Key West boasts four historic fortsCivil War history preservedFlorida Keys News ServiceHISTORY Fort Jefferson,built between 1845 and 1866,was controlled by union forces during the Civil War.Whimsy fills the bill at Midsummers Night Key West artists, actors, spiritualists and others will celebrate the 7th Annual Midsummers Night Dream & Spectacle Saturday, June 22.The setting for this event is the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, which benefits from some of the proceeds. Created by Michael ShieldsJava Studios and co-produced by the Garden directors and volunteers, Midsummers Night includes a wide variety of artistic pursuits that include a troupe performing excerpts from Shakespeare, the Comparsa dancers, sculptors, plein air painters, poets, story tellers. And, theres the everpopular fire hoop dance performances by Fiona Fuego. Everyone attending is a participant in this playful and spontaneous celebration a wonderland of costumed revelers, interactive art projects, and multiple stages featuring artists of local, national, and international renown, according to Shields. This years event, he said, includes more than 50 participating artists. Key West Fringe, formerly known as The Peoples Theater of Key West, will present a traveling troupe of Shakespearean actors akin to the days of olde. They will perform pieces from three plays: Othello, Twelfth Night and Taming of the Shrew.The cast includes actors Vanessa McCaffrey, Melody Moore, Jessica Miano, Wayne Dapser and Ross Pipkin.The Mighty MeteorDance,poetry, theater,music in the GardenKEY WEST Photo by CAROL TEDESCORic and Cindy McCausland show off their costumes for Midsummers Night Dream. Fire dancers, popular at the Gardens 2011 event, are back again this year.See Dream,5BFestivals, music, art and moreA r tists / E xhibitions Daily, Famous Hemingway CatsArt Exhibit, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop & Gallery, 82200 Overseas Hwy., mile marker 82.2, Islamorada. Call 664-0001. Annamarie Giordano Art Exhibit, 6 p.m., Uva Gourmet Shoppe, 519 Fleming St. Wine Tasting with local artist, encaustics, paintings, & pottery.For more information, visit email@example.com.F estiv als Through Sunday, June 16, Africana Festival. Conference headquarters at Crowne Plaza La Concha Hotel, 430 Duval St. The festival integrates Key Wests Bahama Village, the islands African refugee cemetery and the historic Henrietta Marie salvaged slave ship at the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum. Various times and venues. For more information, visit www.key westafricanafestival.com .L ec tur e Wednesday,June 19 Immerse Yourself! Series: The Search for the PirateSlaver Guerrero, 7 p.m., the History of Diving Museum, 82990 Overseas Hwy., mile marker 83, Islamorada. Free presentation by Mel Fisher Maritime Museums Corey Malcom on the Havana-based Pirate ship, Guerrero, which wrecked in 1827 on a reef near the Florida Keys with 561 African captives aboard.For more information, visit www.divingmuseum.org .Lit er ar y Wednesday,June 19Keys Writers Meeting, 1 p.m., Big Pine Library, 213 Key Deer Blvd. Aread-aloud critique group for all forms of creative writing. All levels welcome. For more information, visit www.keyslibraries.org.M usic Tuesday,June 18The Crizzbees, 9:30 p.m., Virgilios, 524 Duval St.with Chris Burchard, Rob DiStasi, Bubba and Skippo. Email skippo@earth link.net. Wednesday,June 19 Blue Door String Quartet: American in Paris, 7:30 p.m., Tennessee Williams Cabaret Theatre, 5901 College Rd. Copland: Movement for String Quartet, Reynaldo Hahn String Quartet and Ravel String Quartet. Whitney LaGrange, violin, Amy Kimball, violin, Entela Barci, viola, Arthur Cook, cello. Tickets available at keystix.com For more information, visit www.keysarts.com .Arts calendar lists events through June 19FLORIDA KEYS ARTS COUNCIL Annamarie Giordanos artwork on display at Uva Gourmet, 519 Fleming St.See Forts,5BDont blush just be your mango selfEver had the hankering to wear dusky rose and pretend youre a mango?Well, youll get your chance at the first-ever Mango Madness event hosted by The Studios of Key West June 20.From 6-9 p.m., the celebration of all things mango including the giant mango tree in the Studiosbackyard takes place with a culinary contest, a mango fashion stroll and more.Organizers promise healthy servings of Perry Arnolds patented mango cocktails.And anyone can enter the mango culinary competition. Just bring your mango dish to the Studios, 600 White St., Key West, between 66:30 p.m. June 20. Judges Jimmy Weekley, co-owner of Faustos market, and Richard Tallmadge, owner of The Restaurant Store, will sample the entries and declare a mango king. The fee to enter $20. Prizes: first place wins a $200 gift certificate for TSKWprograms; $100 certificate for second and $50 certificate for third place. While strolling theStudios hosts mango cookoff, fashion strollKEY WEST The Studiosmango fashionista Lucy Barker.See Mango,5B
Saturday,June 15,2013 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com Orchestra, led by bandleader Peter Diamond, will perform with a collection of musical talent that includes Tim McAlpine, Skipper Kripitiz and Mike Emerson, with guest performances by Paulie Waterston, Jay Wetzel, Maj Johnson, Marty Stonely, George Victory, Les Dudley, Island Alex Okinczyc, Zach Seemiller, Joe Dallas, Bill Goldner, Christine Cordone,Valerie Carr, Christian Monzon, Dan Simpson, Melody Cooper. Queen Kathleen, Zach Seemiller, Mary Spear and Vicki Scuteri. The hours are 5-11 p.m. at the Garden, 5210 College Road, Stock Island, just off U.S. 1 at mile marker 5.5 bayside.Attire ranges from Key West cool to Midsummers Magical, Shields said, with a King and Queen of Midsummers Night chosen from among the best costumed in attendance. Admission is $15 for adults; children under the age of 12 and all Centennial Bank customers who present their Centennial Bank debit card are admitted free. For more information, contact Shields at 305-3943804 or email him at java firstname.lastname@example.org.Mighty Meteor band will performFrom Dream,4BWarner wins 2013 Writers Guild awardThe Florida Keys Council of the Arts, together with the Key West Writers Guild, has named Elizabeth Warner as winner of this years 2013 Guild Award. Warners story, The Interview, was selected among entries into this years competition, which marks the 10th year for the writerschallenge. The Interview tells the story of a bi-racial relationship set in Flint, Michigan against the backdrop of the 1960s civil rights movement. Warner has a novella published on Amazon: Perdita, the Lost One. Judges in this years contest were: Mark Howell, Anne Shaver and Suanne Woods. Keys writers are encouraged to enter the 2014 competition. Toqualify, entrants must be a resident of Monroe County, a member of the Key West Writers Guild and working on either a novel or nonfiction piece. Membership in the Guild costs $10 and meetings are held the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at Key West by the Sea. For more information, visit the Arts Council website at www.keysarts.comStory set during 1960s civil rights movementobsolete. The design of the towers is reminiscent of the castle-like and nearly impregnable coastal Martello watchtowers in Italy. Each had a low outer wall encircling a waterless moat and tall tower.Standing only a few miles apart, the forts that were never completed today are a vital part of Key West life. East Martello Tower, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is one of the best-preserved Civil War-era batteries in the United States. It houses Fort East Martello Museum and Gardens, operated by the Key West Art and Historical Society. The museum features regional historic exhibits and archives, photographic displays of old Key West, military memorabilia and folk art collections. Hundreds of local artifacts, including a supposedly haunted doll named Robert, are exhibited in 13 vaulted rooms with brick arches. Visitors can climb the 47step winding staircase to the top of the Citadel, the forts central tower, for a sweeping view of the island and surrounding ocean. For information, call 305-296-3913 or visit www.kwahs.com/martello.htm West Martello Tower, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has been the home of the Key West Garden Club and Joe Allen Garden Center for more than 50 years. While many of the forts brick arches have been restored, much of the structure remains a picturesque ruin overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.The grounds at West Martello contain a beautiful garden planted and maintained by the garden club, featuring rare palm trees, orchids, bromeliads, native and indigenous plants. The garden club presents periodic plant shows that draw large crowds. The gardens are open seven days a week with no admission charge. For information, call 305-294-3210 or visit www.keywestgardenclub.com .Fort Jefferson, called the Gibraltar of the Gulf, stands on Garden Key among a cluster of seven minuscule coral and sand islands called the Dry Tortugas. The forts pristine surroundings in the Gulf of Mexico are home to rare migratory birds and a wealth of marine life. Fort Jeffersons construction began in 1846 after American leaders realized that fortifying the Tortugas was an essential step in controlling navigation in the Gulf of Mexico. Construction on the gigantic fort, whose walls are 8 feet thick and 50 feet high, continued for 30 years, but was never completed. During the Civil War, Fort Jefferson served as a Union military prison for captured deserters and housed four men convicted of complicity in Abraham Lincolns assassination including Dr. Samuel Mudd, the Maryland physician who set the broken leg of assassin John Wilkes Booth. By the 1880s, the Army had abandoned Fort Jefferson and in 1908 the area became a wildlife refuge. Proclaimed Fort Jefferson National Monument in 1935, it was designated Dry Tortugas National Park in 1992 to protect its natural and historic wonders. Today, visitors can journey to Fort Jefferson by seaplane, ferry or private vessel. Most take the complimentary guided tour of the fort, where they can step inside Dr. Mudds cell and feel the prison chill, peer through the massive structures gun casements and observe the vista of sea, sky and sandy islands from the open third level. For information, call 305-242-7700 or visit www.nps.gov/drto Fascinating glimpse of pastFrom Forts,4B Regal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. Man of Steel (PG-13):3:30 and 10:30 p.m. Man of Steel 3D (PG-13):12:00 and 7:00 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St.,Key West,295-9493 Tiger Eyes (PG-13):1:45,4:00,6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Star Trek 3D (PG-13):1:30,4:10,6:40 and 9:00 p.m. The Great Gatsby 3D (PG-13):5:30,8:20 and 11:00 p.m. Kon-Tiki (2012) (PG-13):2:15,4:30,6:35 and 8:40 p.m. The Smurfs (PG):10:30 a.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 Man of Steel (PG-13):Weekdays:7:00;Saturday and Sunday:2:00 and 7:00 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 Man of Steel (PG-13):1:15,4:30 and 8:15 p.m. Man of Steel 3D (PG-13):12:15,3:25,6:45 and 9:55 p.m. This Is The End (R):1:55,4:35,7:10 and 9:40 p.m. The Internship (PG-13):1:30,4:10,7:05 and 9:50 p.m. Now You See Me (PG-13):1:45,4:25,7:10 and 9:45 p.m. Keys Movie Times At Beautiful Rainbow Bend Resort Mile Marker 58,Grassy Key Reservations 289-1554 Credit Cards Accepted The only thing we overlook is the ocean.Open 7 days a week Dinner 4:30 10pm Breakfast 7:30 10amCasual,Gourmet Oceanfront Dining L Attitudes review Feb. 1, 2002Filet Mignon butter tender andcooked to perfection Sunset DinnersNo w only $15.95per person7 nights a week(except holidays)Must be seated by 5:15 pm 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernierbbtheatres.com NOWALLDIGITAL! SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 06/14 WED. 06/19 Man of Steel 3D (PG13)12:15; 3:25; 6:45; 9:55 Man of Steel 2D (PG13)1:15; 4:30; 8:15This is the End (R)1:55; 4:35; 7:10; 9:40The Internship (PG-13)1:50; 4:15, 7:05, 9:50Now You See Me (PG13)1:45; 4:25; 7:10; 9:45 Denotes no passes or discounts accepted. Fort Zachary Taylors brick-walled fortress shines in the earlymorning light. Painting depicts Fort Zach under siege during the Civil War. grounds, mango gourmands can don their most mango attire dusky rose, shades of red, pink and orange are derigueur. Lucy Barker will be on the lookout for the most mango fashion statement and the winner gets a $50 gift certificate to use for TSKWprograms. While youre there, check out the members summer salon exhibit, which will be on display at The Studios from June 20 through July 12. The nonjuried show is open to all TSKWmembers. For more information, call 296-0458 or visit www.tskw.org .Celebrate all things mangoFrom Mango,4B Cubas coral reefs lecture topicCuba: The Accidental Eden is the title for Junes Ocean Life Series lecture June 21 at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center in Key Largo.Fernando Bretos, curator of ecology and field conservation at the Miami Science Museum is the guest speaker.Since 1998, Bretos has worked in Cuba where he has collaborated on major marine expeditions and coral reef health assessments. In addition, hes partnered with the University of Havana to protect Cubas sea turtle populations. Bretos will share stories from his 13-year effort in Cuba to study the marine resources shared between the U.S. and Cuba. And he will screen a short film by the PBS Nature television program that features his work in Cuba, and discuss why collaboration between the American and Cuban marine science communities is important to understanding our own marine and coastal natural resources. The program runs from 6-8 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 102050 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo. The Ocean Life Series is sponsored by Friends of the Key Largo Cultural Center. Visit them at www.fklcc.org. For more information, contact Linda Kaplan at 396-7000 or visit www.seas.fiu.edu .Ocean Life series at Cultural Ctr.KEY LARGO Museum curator studies sea turtles and coral reefs in Cuban waters.Photo courtesy Miami Science MuseumLITERATURE Arts Council Executive Director Elizabeth Young presents the 2013 Writers Guild award to Elizabeth Warner.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday,June 15,2013 LIVING BRIEFSPottery camps are offered upThe Matecumbe Studio Gallery at mile marker 81.5 is offering weeklong camps for kids age 7 and older to learn how to make pottery. Two professional potters will provide the instruction; snacks are provided. Sessions are weekdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the weeks of June 17, June 24, July 15 and July 22. Cost is $180 per child per week. Materials are included. Call Samantha at (305) 900-9023 to register.Ambassador class now registeringWonder what it takes to mobilize the staff necessary to install the barricades, close the streets and clean up the trash after the Fantasy Fest parade? Know where your tax dollars actually go once youve paid them?If not, you might want to consider enrolling in the city of Key Wests Ambassador program. During weekly sessions, representatives from various city departments meet with the class to give an in-depth understanding of the workings of city government. In addition, participants will hear from a judge, the State Attorneys Office, the Monroe County School District and various other entities that serve Key West. Class 21 starts runs from July 18 to Oct. 17. Sessions are 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays. To find out more, call Alyson Crean at 809-1058 or find an application at www.keywestcity.com .Marathon BPW has scholarshipThe Marathon Business and Professional Womens Club is accepting applications for its adult scholarship.Applicants must have been out of high school for at least one year, lived for at least one year from Big Torch Key to Long Key, and demonstrate a financial need. Applications must be postmarked by June 30.To get an application, call Paula Haines at 731-0511. HIGHER LEARNING The Monroe County Fire Academy last week graduated 16 new firefighters from the Firefighter II program. They are (top from left) Mary Napoli,Jennifer Shockley,Dylan Ellerbe, Kyle Malone and Todd Jones;(middle) Sergio Tellez,Jesse Fossum, Daniel Morales,Michael Elias,Shawn Cline, Michael Summers, Vincent Vega and Misael Lopez;and (bottom) Scott Thompson, Jerome Montague and Pete Setefano.All graduates are affiliated with volunteer fire departments across the Keys. Search on for1st Web pageFor the European physicists who created the World Wide Web, preserving its history is as elusive as unlocking the mysteries of how the universe began.The scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known by its French acronym CERN, are searching for the first Web page. It was at CERN that Tim Berners-Lee invented the Web in 1990 as an unsanctioned project, using a NeXTcomputer that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs designed in the late 1980s during his 12-year exile from the company.Dan Noyes oversees CERNs website and has taken on the project to uncover the worlds first Web page. He says that no matter how much data they sort through, researchers may never make a clear-cut discovery of the original web page because of the nature of how data is shared. The concept of the earliest Web page is kind of strange, Noyes said. Its not like a book. Abook exists through time. Data gets overwritten and looped around. To some extent, it is futile.In April, CERN restored a 1992 copy of the first-ever website that Berners-Lee created to arrange CERN-related information. It was the earliest copy CERN could find at the time, and Noyes promised then to keep looking.After National Public Radio did a story on the search, a professor at the University of North CarolinaChapel Hill came forward with a 1991 version.Paul Jones met BernersLee during the British scientists visit to the U.S. for a conference in 1991, just a year after Berners-Lee invented the Web. Jones said Berners-Lee shared the page with the professor, who has transferred it from server to server through the years. Aversion remains on the Internet today at an archive Jones runs.The page Jones received from Berners-Lee is locked in JonesNeXTcomputer, behind a password that has long been forgotten. Forensic computer specialists are trying to extract the information to check time stamps and preserve the original coding used to generate the page. The Web page preserved by Jones is both familiar and quaint. There are no flashy graphics or video clips. Instead, it is a page of text on a white background with 19 hyperlinks. Some of the links, such as ones leading to information about CERN, have been updated and still work. On the other hand, a link to the phone numbers for CERN staffers is dead.Noyes said hell keep searching for earlier versions of the page. Noyes said his project still has to sort through plenty of old disks and other data submitted following NPRs story. He suspects there will be a couple of pages to pop up that were created months before the version Jones has.The Internet itself dates back to 1969, when computer scientists gathered in a lab at the University of California, Los Angeles to exchange data between two bulky computers. In the early days, the Internet had e-mail, message boards known as Usenet and online communities such as The WELL.1991 version might be the earliest oneBy JEFFREY COLLINSAssociated PressTECHNOLOGY 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050 Rick Se r vai sREALTOR(305) 731-5010www.realestatemarathonfl.com email@example.comOpen 7 Days AWeekOPENHOUSESaturday,June 15th Noon to 3 PM 18 Ibis Lane Marathon Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/Photos
Saturday,June 15,2013 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad # 516079 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA KEY WEST DIVISION CASE NO. 4:13-cv-10066-JEM In the matter of the Complaint of SUNSET ISLAND PARTY OPERATING CORP., as owner of a 1998 M/Y "REEF BOUND", for exoneration from or limitation of liability, Petitioner. NOTICE TO CLAIMANTS OF COMPLAINT FOR EXONERATION FROM OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY NOTICE is given that Petitioner, SUNSET ISLAND PARTY OPERATING CORP., as owner of a 1998 M/Y "REEF BOUND", has filed a Complaint for exoneration from or limitation of liability for all claims for loss, damage or injury arising out of an alleged collision involving its vessel on or about October 5, 2012, as more fully described in Petitioners Complaint. All persons having any claims must file their respective claims, as provided in Rule F of the Supplemental Rules for Certain Admiralty and Maritime Claims of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, with the Clerk of this Court at the United States Courthouse, Southern District of Florida, in Key West, Florida, and serve a copy thereof on counsel for Petitioner, Allan R. Kelley, Esq., FOWLER WHITE BURNETT, P.A., Espirito Santo Plaza, 14th Floor, 1395 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131, on or before June 28, 2013, or be defaulted. If any Claimant desires to contest either the right to exoneration from or limitation of liability, it shall file and serve on the counsel for Petitioner an answer to the Complaint on or before the aforesaid date unless its claim has been included in an answer, so designated, or be defaulted. Dated: May 20, 2013. CLERK UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA By: Alex Rodriguez Deputy Clerk Published May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 518374 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 11 CA 486 P Ocean Reef Community A ssociation, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, Plaintiff, vs. James J. Clare III and Vivian A Clare, husband and wife; and Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Company, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE (PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45) NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated A pril 9, 2013, in Case No. 11 CA 486 P of the Circuit Court in and for Monroe County, Florida wherein Ocean Reef Community Association, Inc. is Plaintiff; and James J. Clare III and Vivian A. Clare, husband and wife; and Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Company, are the Defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at: the Front Door of the Monroe County Courthouse, Lester Building, 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040, beginning at 11:00 a.m. on the prescribed date: on June 25, 2013, the following described property set forth in the order of Final Judgment Lot 40, Block 3, of HARBOR COURSE SECTION FOUR, OCEAN REEF PLAT NO. 13, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 7, at Page 8, of the Public records of Monroe County, Florida, Property Address: 40 South Bridge Lane, Key Largo, Florida 33037. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within Sixty (60) days after the sale. Dated this 8 day of May, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, CPA CLERK OF COURT BY: Gwen Douglass Deputy Clerk Prepared by: Sydney E. Scheinman, Esq. Eisinger, Brown, Lewis, Frankel & Chaiet, P.A. Presidential Circle 4000 Hollywood Boulevard Suite 265 South Hollywood, FL 33021 (954) 894-8000 E-mail address: Eisingerlitigation@gmail.com If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Monroe County Courthouse within two working days of your receipt of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8770. Published June 8, 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 531468 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 44-2012-CA-000668K BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, v. MICHAEL SKOGLUND, et al Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION FOR FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING-PROPERTY TO: A UBREY C. CARR A DDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN A DDRESS IS: RR 1 BOX 764, Big Pine, FL 33043 Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendant(s) are dead, their respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s); and the aforementioned named Defendant(s) and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant(s) as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in MONROE County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: LOT 5 AND LOT 6, SQUARE 20, SANDS SUBDIVISION, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 65 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH MOBILE HOME VIN CY3G1172 TITLE 17106030 COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 31465 AVENUE B, BIG PINE KEY, FL 33043 This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, such Morris Hardwick Schneider, LLC, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 5110 Eisenhower Blvd, Suite 120, Tampa, FL 33634 on or before July 12, 2013, and file the original with the clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately there after; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 24 day of May, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Shonta McLeon Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a 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, Florida, 33040, (305) 2923423, 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. Published June 8, 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 533100 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE SIXTEENTH CIRCUIT, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2013-CP-73-K JUDGE: TEGAN SLATON IN RE: ESTATE OF CAROL JEAN RUROEDE, deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CAROL JEAN RUROEDE also known as CAROL J. RUROEDE, also known as CAROL N. RUROEDE, deceased, whose date of death was March 6, 2013, and whose Social Security Number is XXX-XX2247 is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Monroe County Courthouse, 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040. The decedent died testate, leaving a Last Will and Testament dated August 18, 1990. The names and addresses of the co-personal representatives and the co-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 DATE 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 THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE IS JUNE 8, 2013. Co-Personal Representative: Deirdre Praught P.O. Box 420464 Summerland Key, FL 33042 Co-Personal Representative: Karen Wiltshire 317 Ridgeland Road Eastanollee, GA 30538 Attorney for Co-Personal Representatives: LINDA B. WHEELER, ESQ. Florida Bar No. 513288 1213 White Street Key West, Florida 33040 Telephone: (305) 294 0683 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Published June 8, 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 533183 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. CAP121156 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. RAPHAEL TOLEDO, et al Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: CHARLES TOLEDO RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 2801 SALZEDO STREET, CORAL GABLES, FL 33134 TO: ELIZABETH IWANIEC, JOHN IWANIEC RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 510 GEIGER CIRCLE, KEY LARGO, FL 33037 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in MONROE County, Florida: Lot 1, Block 11, of KEY LARGO BEACH ADDITION, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 22, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy to your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan, PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before July 8, 2013 or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in The Keynoter. DATED: May 29, 2013 AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk, CPA Clerk of the Circuit Court By Gwen Douglass Deputy Clerk of the Court Copies furnished to: Phelan Hallinan, PLC 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 Movant counsel certifies that a bona fide effort to resolve this matter on the motion noticed has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not yet been made but will be made prior to the scheduled hearing. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, Florida, 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 seven (7) days: if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published June 8, 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 540370 Florida Keys Council of the Arts Notice of Upcoming Meetings Art in Public Places Committee Monday, June 24, 2013, 4:00 p.m. 27 Aster Terrace, Key Haven Cultural Umbrella Committee Thursday, June 27, 2013, 12:00 noon Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Key West Meetings are open to the public and all are invited to attend. Questions? Call the arts council office at 295-4369. Published June 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 540417 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on July 2, 2013 beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the Engineering Services Department Conference Room, Room #2-216, Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Key West, Florida a meeting will be held of the SELECTION COMMITTEE for the project of CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND INSPECTION (CEI) SERVICES FOR THE ALL AMERICAN ROAD WAYFINDING SIGN PROJECT MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA The selection committee will evaluate the proposals received in response to the Request for Competitive Solicitations issued for the above-named project. The evaluation and recommendation of the selection committee are to be submitted to the Board of County Commissioners. Persons interested in this issue are invited to attend. For more information, please contact Judith S. Clarke, P.E., Director of Engineering Services, 1100 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040 by phoning (305) 295-4329 or via email to clarke-judith@monroe county-fl.gov. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to a pp eal an y decision made ppy by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Dated at Key West, Florida this 11th day of June, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published June 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 540478 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 17, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: TWO (2) HAZARDOUS MATERIAL STORAGE SHEDS MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.com or call toll-free at 1-800-7111712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 2-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published June 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 540796 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The vehicle(s) listed below will be sold at public auction for cash at Florida Keys Towing Inc., 1620 Overseas Hwy, Marathon FL 33050 at 8:00 AM on JULY 17, 2013 in accordance to Florida Statute Section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. Florida Keys Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles/ vessels are sold as is. 1. 1997 VOLKSWAGON VIN: 3VWXB81H7VM121136 2. 1995 BMW VIN: WBABF3328SEF52101 Published June 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter KEYSWIDE CLASSIFIEDS ONLINE (305) 743-5551 Classifieds WOW LOOK !!! CITYOFMARATHON,FLORIDA9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,Florida33050 Phone:(305)743-0033 PUBLICNOTICE-INVIT A TIONT OBID(ITB) AllinterestedpartiesareherebynotifiedthattheCityofMarathonis acceptingsealedbidsfor"ChemicalDeliverytoWastewater Facilities".Sealedbidsforfurnishingallgoodsandservicesnecessarytocompletethe WorkspecifiedinthesedocumentswillbereceivedbytheCityClerkat:ITBdocumentsmaybeobtainedandexaminedatCityHall.Toobtain acopyoftheITB,gotowww .demandst ar .com .Proposerswhoobtain copiesofthisbidfromsourcesotherthanwww .Demandst ar .com risk notreceivingAddenda,andaresolelyresponsibleforthoserisks. PublishedKeynoter6-15-13&6-19-13 Date:July1,2013 Time:3:00p.m. Place:MarathonCityHall,9805OverseasHighway Subscriptions 743-5551
KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday,June 15,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 540810 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The vehicle(s) listed below will be sold at public auction for cash at Florida Keys Towing Inc., 1620 Overseas Hwy, Marathon FL 33050 at 8:00 AM on JULY 1, 2013 in accordance to Florida Statute Section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. Florida Keys Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles/ vessels are sold as is. 1. 2000 PACE VIN: 4FPFB1015YG046004 Published June 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 541455 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 06/28/2013, 08:00 am at 189 US HIGHWAY 1 KEY WEST, FL 33040-5476, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ANCHOR TOWING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 5GZCZ43D94S805769 2004 SATURN K64507004 1980 GATR KMACA104751306436 2005 KMA NOVIN0200618646 2007 HOMEMADE PIOJS295C898 1998 SEAPRO Published June 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 541466 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 06/26/2013 9:00:00 AM at 111 US Highway 1 #107 Key West, FL 33040 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All sales are as-is and final. 1G3GR62C9T4122884 1996 OLDSMOBILE 3H1AF16011D202551 2001 HONDA 3H1AF16031D202583 2001 HONDA LFFWBT1C8A1001038 2010 ZHEJ 1HGEM225X2L110684 2002 HONDA 5N1ED28T81C550756 2001 NISSAN 2GTEK19R4T1535834 1996 GMC JH2PC2111TM700185 1996 HONDA 2T1BU4EE5AC317207 2010 TOYOTA KNDUP132756729813 2005 KIA 1G1JC5243X7143494 1999 CHEVROLET Published June 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 541491 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-35-M Middle Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF CHARLES F. MONTGOMERY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Charles F. Montgomery deceased,whose date of death was April 30, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is June 15, 2013. Personal Representative: Jonica Hunter Montgomery 1001 Sioux Street Jupiter, Florida 33458 Attorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar Number: 283134 RICHARD E WARNER, P.A. P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: email@example.com Published June 15, 22, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 541493 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-36-M Middle Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF JAMES M. GOGAN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of James M. Gogan deceased, whose date of death was May 23, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050. The names and addresses of the p ersonal re p resentative and pp the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS A FTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH A BOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is June 15, 2013. Personal Representative: Judith Gogan Labrecque 21 Harpers Ferry Road Toms River, New Jersey 08753 A ttorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner A ttorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar Number: 283134 RICHARD E WARNER, P.A. P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Published June 15, 22, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 541496 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-37-M Middle Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF PHYLLIS S. POOLE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Phyllis S. Poole deceased, whose date of death was May 25, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for MONROE County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS A FTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH A BOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is June 15, 2013. Personal Representative: Kevin Pace Poole 37390 River Springs Rd. A venue STM, Maryland 20609 A ttorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner A ttorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar Number: 283134 RICHARD E WARNER, P.A. P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: email@example.com Published June 15, 22, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 542083 Notice of Public Auction to be held on Monday, June 24, 2013,at 8:00 a.m., at Guys Towing, 99275 Overseas Highway #4, Key Largo, FL 33037 for the following, for unpaid towing and storage lien in accordance to State Statute Section 713.78. Guys Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles are sold as is, all sales are final. 1999 Key Largo Vessel MUS05099C999 Published June 15, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 542324 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number 2013 CP 38 M IN RE: ESTATE OF JON JOSEPH WHITMAN, SR. Deceased. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the estate of Jon Joseph Whitman, Sr., deceased, File Number 13 CP 38 M, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. A LL INTERESTED PERSONS A RE NOTIFIED THAT: A ll persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that challenge the validity of the will, the qualifications of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS A FTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS A FTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is June 15, 2013. Personal Representative: Jon Joseph Whitman, Jr. 1 Nyoda Trail Oak Ridge, New Jersey 07438 A ttorney for Personal Representative: James R. Keller 5800 Overseas Highway Suite 34 Marathon, Florida 33050 Telephone: 305-743-0700 Florida Bar No.: 344516 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Published June 15, 22, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 419121stSt.GulfSaturday 8-noon 3FamilyYardSale; furniture;dressers;window a.c.unit;microwave;apt.size frig..toomuchtolist.743-9495 KEY COLONY BEACH Wall units, some furniture, odds & ends. Come See! 640 10th St. Sat., 8-4. Marathon Big Yard Sale Household items, appliances, furniture, all priced to go! #1 Man O War Rd, Sat., 8 -? Rain or shine. Behind H.S. MARATHON furniture, books, nic-nacs, owned by the artist Joan Howe. 7799 Gulfstream Blvd. Sat & Sun, 8am 1pm. PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. U.S. Old Coins Especially Pennies. Unwanted or broken gold + silver jewelry. Best price guaranteed. Private collector. 743-5780 MARATHON / GRASSY KEY OPEN HOUSE SUN, 10-2 Fabulous location surrounded by million dollar homes. An oasis of privacy and lush natural beauty. 2 bed/2 ba CBS stilt home on 1 acre. Kayak access. $399K. FSBO. 368 Perry Ave. (305)394-5552KEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. Lot rent $500/mo. $15,000. Owner financing available. 305-522-5841 HOUSE4RENT CBSHOUSE B/SM.M103FURN.2/1W/D, WIFISAT.TVNOPETSDEEP WATERCANAL60DOCK. UPSTAIRS,SCREENED PORCH,GRILL,FENCED YARDINCLUDESUTILITIES. AVAIL.JULY1.2-TVS$1,800 305-923-3263 email@example.com 5800OverseasHighwayMarathon,FloridaKeys33050 Office:305-743-9292ext.175 TollFree:1-888-825-9292ext.175 Cell:305-481-4571 E-Mail:lindsay@ExitFloridaKeys.com WebPage:www.ExitFloridaKeys.comLindsayE.Rabito-LeonardResidential&CommercialREALTOR REALTORS NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS 100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY KEYSNET.COM
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Long term only. F/S $1100 / mo. No sec. 8. Assoc.Approval req. Call Lisa Bradeen@ (305) 852-8477 ISLAMORADA Furnished 1/1 condo. Pool, tennis, garage, laundry, boat dock, ramp, storage yard 25 max. $950mo. F/L/S. No pets. 305-338-0486 MARATHON 2/1 Unfurnished condo. $1,200/mo. F/L/S. Call Barbara McKee CBSRE 305-289-6499 Private Canal Front Home 3/3, billiard room overlooks lush tropical landscape, cut in boat slip,100 on canal. Avl 7-1 Laurie for cost. 954-937-9120 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 RV LOTS FOR RENT Islamorada MM 81.6 bayside. Weekly, monthly, yearly. Call for rates. Dock space avail. (305) 393-3377 GRASSY KEY Small apartment, 1 person. $740/month + utilities. 305-481-4301 MARATHON Unfurn effcy apt. A/C. No smoking, no dogs. Share W/D. Lease. $695 + electric, cable. 305-900-0113 MM 106 O/S 1BR / 1 BA Completely renovated, all tile floors. W/D & lots of off street parking. $700 / mo. + util. F/L/S Call (305) 261-9835. MM 89 1 BR FRESHLY painted rear, downstairs apt. W/D on site, elec. & basic cable incl. $900 / mo. (305) 517-6582 or (305) 664-7252. MM 95 STUDIO APT. Furnished. Cable & utilities included. $700 / month. Available 7/1/13 Call Rosi (305) 394-0684 Were seeking a 2/2 unfurn dwelling in nice neighborhood of Marathon or KCB. Quiet, no pets. Long term, 2-5 years. $1200-$1400. 201-437-0736 COMMERCIAL SPACES MM 100 *Small Office $300 *AC Storage $300 Call (305) 522-6598 MM 100 Office / Warehouse AC and bath $500 / mo. Call (305) 522-6598 Available office or desk space. Attractive professional building. Hwy frontage, Marathon. Call: 305-731-1183; 305-731-9751 CLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE. Call Freds Beds, 305-743-7277 MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542P/T FULL CHARGE BOOKKEEPER Daily sales, payroll, AP, Peachtree req. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (305) 664-2544.WANTED: P/T Receptionist for busy nonprofit organization in Islamorada. Duties include answering phones, filing, data entry, and other office related tasks. Must pass drug test. Please send resume to P.O. Box 1906, Islamorada, FL 33036. Attention Personnel. PartTimeTeller-Marathon BB&Tisseekingaqualified PartTimeTellerforour MarathonBranch.Please applyonlineatwww.bbt.com, job#399424.Anelectronic assessmentisrequiredforthis position.Pleaselookforanemailwiththesubjectline "BB&TTellerVision AssessmentRequest"theday afteryouapply. CARPENTERS & LABORERS Must have tools & transportation. Long term employment. Top pay for quality minded individuals. Must pass background check. Call (305) 852-2806. Construction Superintendent needed for commercial renovation projects from Marathon to Key West. Fax resume to 305-743-9647 Monroe County BOCC Employment Opportunities Visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov (305) 292-4557 E.O.E. Drug free workplace; Vet Pref Avail. PLANTATION BOAT MART is now hiring an energetic, professional person for our Parts Dept. Apply in person at 90400 Overseas Hwy. Boat cleaning/maintenance. Must have valid drivers lic. Marathon area. Call (305) 434-5473 CARPENTER & LABORERS Must have tools and car. 305-731-8872 HELP WANTED Landscape & equipment experience required. Transportation & drivers license needed. Call (954) 325-2915. HOUSEKEEPERS Cleaners for Saturdays. $17/hr. In Marathon. Call 305-743-8446 NEEDED Live-in HANDYMAN/GARDNER in Marathon. For more info call 305-394-5359POOL MAINTENANCEMARATHON CALL 305-849-5934 Lobby Concierge MM48 Hammocks. $5-600/wk. @ 30 hrs. Benefits in 90. Get Ap at Front Desk. Career oppty. act today.RESORT HELP Immediate opening! 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KeysNet.com Keynoter 10B Saturday,June 15,2013* The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: THE MOORINGS is seeking a friendly, self motivated, team player for Guest Services; duties include beach attendant and assisting guests with luggage, etc. Appearance counts. Please pick up an application @ 123 Beach Rd, Islamorada FL or fax resume to 664.4242 or email to moori firstname.lastname@example.org THE MOORINGS is seeking self motivated, detail oriented and hard working individuals to fill positions in Housekeeping. Please submit an application /resume @ 123 Beach Rd., Islamorada. MM 81.5 ocean side or email: email@example.com 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. NOW HIRING LINE COOK Apply in person Brutus Seafood 6950 O/S Hwy, Marathon Boatrentalcompany seekingFThelp-toppayfor experience Abilitytotrailer boatsandbasicboatelectrical repairs.MUSThaveclean driverslicenseandwork weekends.ApplyatMarina Junction4681OverseasHwy Marathon DIESEL MECHANIC NEEDED Please apply in person, All Keys Diesel, 3988 Overseas Highway, Gulf, Marathon or call 289-2070 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 1979 38 Marine Trader, aft cabin trawler. Great liveaboard. Simple, solid, economical. Ford Lehman 120. Fiberglass decks. Two hard tops. ALL reasonable offers will be considered. Located in Melbourne, FL. Health forces sale. Asking $45,000.00. 850-843-0080 28 DIVE BOAT FOR SALE /trade for car. New 350 Crusader eng., dive ladder /plat., easy anchor puller, fly bridge, $15,500. 393-0234 30 Custom Island Hopper flybridge, low hr twin Cummins Diesels, USCG documented. Perfect fish, dive, charter Must see! $125k. 305-872-3123 39 Sea Ray Sports Fisherman 1984 Twin 6-53s diesels, loaded! Large fish cockpit. AS IS $20,000 obo. 305-743-3241 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 Boat slip for rent $200/mo. MM 99 oceanside. Up to 40 ft. catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric included. (305)942-3055 RESERVE YOUR SLIP NOW! Summer Special $450/mo. Sombrero/Dockside Marina, www.sombreromarina.com 305-743-5563, Marathon 1 DAVE BUYS PERMITS So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 29 COMMERCIAL Y & G 300 HP John Deere, low hrs. Fishing & trap pulling. Full electronics. $20,000 obo 305-522-2702, Islamorada 39 FITZ FISHING BOAT Powered by 3406 Catepillar, 2500 Stone Crab traps & tags. Will sell all or can separate. 239-825-4778; 239-825-4782 40 Fitz Lobster, Crab boat 8V92TTI. 2 1/2 -1 transmission Complete electronics. Twin hydraulic haulers. Turn key. $55,000 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.comCommlCrawfish/Lobster Boat & Business for sale. 278 lobster B certs, 86 stone crab B certs, traps, rope, bouys, lines,ready to fish! 24 T-Craft, 454 EFI. Ed, 305-896-0617MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 5TH WHEEL TRAILER 31 2007 Cardinal LE, Immcaulate, King bed, 2 Lazy Boy recliners. $23,000. Call (305) 451-0561 1994 Mercedes Sedan Cold air, good tires. Starts & runs good. Midnight blue. $1500. Private owner, Marathon. 305-849-7101 2012 GT FORD MUSTANG convertible. Loaded! $38,500 Call (305) 619-0572. 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 2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 44K mi, hard & soft tops, roll bar, suspension lift kit, prem. stereo & satellite radio, prem. whls. $14,500. 305-923-0718 2007 GMC YUKON DENALI Loaded! $18,4000 Call (305) 619-0572 25 Flagstaff Travel Trailer. Ultra-Lite. Aluminum framing, fiberglass siding. $5900. 305-743-5717, Marathon. Carson Car Hauler. Good condition. $1400. Also Electric Mortar Mixer Everything works well. $600. 305-731-9729, Marathon. A/C ARTIC TEMP Res & Comml, Marine, Sales, Repair, Refrig, Ice Mach. Lic#CAC 053827, 743-5288 A/CWindswept A/C & Appliances "Shut your windows, shut your doors, you aint gonna be hot no more!" Lic # CAC056989 289-1748 Plumbing Ernest 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 ELECTRICKelly Electric Serving the Middle Keys since 1980! Fair prices, dependable! Lic# EC525 743-6098 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 COURIER SERVICE PRONTO DELIVERY From Palm Bch to all FL Keys SAME DAY DELIVERY 6 days a week.305-322-1021 ApremierresortinIslamoradais interviewingforthefollowingpositions: Theselectedcandidatewillenjoyafriendlyworkplace wheresmilesarepartoftheuniform,competitivewagesand anexcellentbenefitspackage.ApplyinpersonMM83.5PTNightAuditor/ FrontDeskAgent CustomerServiceand/orSupervisorExperienceaPlus POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/CareCenter Inc. BehavioralHealthTechnician-Marathon CrisisStabilizationUnit.Part-TimeBehavioralHealthTherapistProvidingindividualandgroupcounselingformentalhealthand substanceabuseclientsintheMarathonoffice.FloridaLicense Required:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred.Fulltime.CaseManagerCoordinatingandprovidingservicestoadultsandchildreninthe MiddleandLowerKeys.BachelorsinHumanServiceFieldand1 yearexperiencerequired.Full-Time.RN/LPNPerDiemNurses PartandFullTimefortheCrisisStabilizationUnit/DetoxUnitin Marathon.Specialincentivesoffered.FrontOfficeReceptionistMarathon.FullTime.Minimumoftwoyearsinaprofessional supportstaffpositionandproficiencyinMicrosoftOfficerequired.SubstanceAbuseCounselor ForJailIncarcerationProgramatMonroeCountyDetentionCenterin KeyWest.BachelorsinHumanServicesrequiredCAPandBilingual preferred.FamilyInterventionSpecialistScreen,assess,referralandlinkageforindividualswithsubstance abusedisordersand/ormentalhealthissuesintheLowerand MiddleKeys.Co-locatedbetweentheGuidance/CareCenterandDCF offices.Bachelorsdegreeinamentalhealthdisciplineandwithat leasttwoyearsofrelevantexperiencerequired.CAPand/orMasters preferred.Full-time.Allapplicantsmustsubmit:1)resume;2)threereferences;3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreeningpriortoanyofferofemployment.Sendresumetohr -firstname.lastname@example.org EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotreapply ApremierresortinIslamoradais interviewingforthefollowingpositions: Theselectedcandidatewillenjoyafriendlyworkplace wheresmilesarepartoftheuniform,competitivewages andanexcellentbenefitspackage.ApplyinpersonMM83.5FullTimeMaintenance Hospitality&GeneralMaintenance ExperienceRequired. ManagementPositionTheLowerKeysChamberofCommercehasanimmediate openingforanExecutiveDirectortomanagethedaily operationsofthisverybusyorganization. Dutiesincludemanagingasmallstaffresponsiblefor promotingtheLowerKeys'businessesandattractions; planningandexecutingsuccessfulevents;maintaining membershiprecords;generatingprofessional correspondence;grantwritingandmaintaining accurateaccountingrecords. Successfulcandidateswillhaveexcellentcomputerskills, includingQuickBooks,WORD,Excel,InternetandSocial Media;outstandingcustomerserviceskills;abilityto multi-taskandagenuineloveoftheLowerKeysarea. Bachelor'sDegreepreferredand/oraminimum of3yearsexperienceinbusinessmanagement. Nophonecallswillbeacceptedregardingthisposition. Resumesshouldbemailedto: President, LowerKeysChamberofCommerce POBox430511 BigPineKey,FL33043 oremailedto: info@lowerkeyschamber .org Deliverournewspapers 2-5daysaweekinMarathon.Nocollectingrequired. StopintheMarathonofficeat 3015OverseasHighway tofilloutanapplication. 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