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Title: Florida Keys keynoter
Uniform Title: Florida Keys keynoter
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Physical Description: v : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
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Publisher: Keynoter Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Marathon Fla
Publication Date: 07-10-2013

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Title: Florida Keys keynoter
Uniform Title: Florida Keys keynoter
Portion of title: Keynoter
Physical Description: v : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Keynoter Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Marathon Fla
Publication Date: 07-10-2013

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newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Monroe -- Marathon
Coordinates: 24.726389 x -81.040278 ( Place of Publication )

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Resource Identifier: oclc - 11627669
lccn - sn 85000369
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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .4B Living . . . . . . .2B Business . . . . . .5A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,JULY 10,2013 VOLUME 60,NO.55 25 CENTS Cruelty caseA man accused of allowing his dog to die from tick bites is due in court today. Story, 2A Expensive digsWant your own private island? You can have Ballast Key for a mere $15.8 million.Story, 6A INDEPENDENCE DAY ARRIVAL Key West police quickly met a group of 28 Cuban boaters who landed,appropriately enough,on July 4 Independence Day at the Southernmost Point on Whitehead Street.Officers had in their cruisers American flags left over from festivities earlier in the evening,and handed them out to the immigrants.They were taken to Miami for processing by U.S.Customs and Border Protection. DRY TORTUGASProposed rules draw pushbackConcerns about some over the top proposals and calls for additional protected areas reached Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary advisers Tuesday as they considered potential rule changes for local waters.Whoever thought we would see guys with [water] jet packs flying around, and kiteboarders? asked Sanctuary Advisory Council member Bruce Popham, presenting the findings of the Shallow Water Wildlife and Habitat Protection Working Group at the Islander Resort in Islamorada.We didnt think about this five years ago, Popham said. Weve got party zones, Jet Ski tours and eco-tour groups.No decisions were made on the proposed 27 new nearshore areas and changes to 21 existing areas that were recommended by the working group for the sanctuarys updated management plan.Popham said despite his years of Keys boating, he was blown away by the effect that boating could have on critical bird-nesting habitat.Marathon guide Jeff Knapp said he found a proposal for an idle-speed area running along much of Marathons Atlantic shoreline unbelievable. I dont think there is damage out there to justify that, Knapp said in public comments. We hear about regulations, fees and closures. Alot of it seems to be really over the top.Michael McLoad, representing a coalition of Lower Matecumbe Key homeowner associations, urged the sanctuary to include a bayside shallow area that has been drawing large weekend crowds.During summer, there are 100-plus boats there every weekend. There is anchor damage and scarring,Some say management plans possible revisions would be too restrictiveFLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY Photo by GLENN SIMPSON/FLORIDA PARK SERVICEA Dry Tortugas National Park staffer examines the rocket part,which may be a piece of fairing.Manufacturing plates indicate it came from an Arianespace launch in the past few years.Remnant of rocket washes upIts not uncommon to find spent fireworks around the Fourth of July, but what shark researchers found floating in the shallows of the isolated Dry Tortugas last week wasnt just another burnt-out bottle rocket.It was a chunk of a real rocket the size of a small swimming pool a remnant of a mission sometime in the past two years by Arianespace, a European consortium that specializes in commercial satellite launches.The expendable rockets are supposed to break up and sink when they crash in the Atlantic Ocean after launch from a spaceport in French Guiana. But a piece of this one survived intact and drifted hundreds of miles, beaching on low tide along Long Key, one of the small islands ringing Fort Jefferson, the spectacular Civil War era outpost erected on Garden Key some 70 miles west of Key West.Thats where Wes and Theo Pratt found it on July 4. The Pratts, who spend a month in the Tortugas every year studying the mating habits of nurse sharks, had kayaked the half-mile from Garden Key to watch sharks mingle in Long Keys unspoiled shallows. Instead, they found a large and curious object stuck in the sand, parts of it bristling with barnacles.At first I thought it was a commercial airplane part, said Wes Pratt, an adjunct scientist at the Mote Marine Tropical Research Laboratory on Summerland Key.They couldnt budge the thing, even with help from a ranger at Dry Tortugas National Park. Worried it might damage boats in the forts harbor or pose a navigation hazard, they tied a light to it and waited for high tide. It floated off late that night and was towed to the forts dock.Glenn Simpson, the parks manager, who has a background in archaeology, immediately got on the computer to research its origins. Besides the partial word nespa in two-foot-tall letters on its exterior, there were several manufacturing plates, including one with a receiving date of October 2012. Based on that and Arianespace launch dates, Simpson figures it was likely one of four launches since November 2012. Barnacle growth seems to rule out the most recent launch, only a month ago, but some sea life can grow quickly. The aluminum piece weighs several hundred pounds, but Simpson and Pratt speculate it was kept afloat by insulating foam and a honeycombed metal core between its inner and outer skins that trapped air. Aaron Lewis, communications director for Arianespace Inc. in Washington, D.C., the consortiums affiliate in the United States, reviewed photos and said it was without a doubt from an Ariane 5 rocket. Its possibly a piece of fairing, he said, a metal sheathingIt started out with launch in French GuianaBy CURTIS MORGANcmorgan@MiamiHerald.comPower being sold back to utilityNo Name Key residents Bob and Kathy Brown started what they hope is a trend June 28 on the now-commercially electrified island off Big Pine Key. Less than a month after Keys Energy Services hooked the first No Name home up to the grid following extended court battles, the Browns became the first homeowners there to sell energy back to the Lower Keys utility. The couple signed up for Keys Energys renewable energy net-metering option, which has been offered since 2008. It involves the installation of a special meter that monitors consumption and energy sold back to the utility when more is produced than used. I think that Ive actually sold some back, which isWith commercial grid alive,excess electricity createdBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comNO NAME KEYSan Carlos, college enter partnershipWith an eye on boosting enrollment through convenience, Florida Keys Community College has partnered with the San Carlos Institute on Duval Street in Key West to bring credit and non-credit college courses to the historic Cuban cultural center.College President Jonathan Gueverra announced the partnership Tuesday with San Carlos President Rafael Penalver from the steps of the 516 Duval landmark, founded by Cuban exiles in 1871.Penalver lauded the return of education to the institution, which served as a cultural, community and teaching center for Cubans living in Key West. Its also where, on Jan. 3, 1892, Cuban patriot Jose Marti gave a speech from the balcony announcingClasses offered in the Old Town cultural centerBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGESee Sanctuary,2ASee Power,2ASee San Carlos,3ASee Rocket,2ABy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com

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KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,July 10,2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.9177 THURS.9179 FRI.9179 SAT.9179 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers and thunerstorms. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria.There currently are no beaches with health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald.Keynoter mail subscriptions:$64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail.Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158,MARATHON,FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier,FL 33070 Newsroom . .(305) 852-3216 Advertising . .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . . . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . . . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O.Box 500158) Marathon,FL 33050-0158 Newsroom . .(305) 743-5551 Advertising . .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-9586 E-mail keynoter@keynoter.com Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSTurtle release set for SaturdayThe Turtle Hospital plans to release the sub-adult loggerhead turtle Chelsea at 10:30 a.m. Saturday on the north beach at Bahia Honda State Park, mile marker 36.8. Chelsea was rescued May 12 off Big Pine Key. She was found floating and suffering from a stomach impaction. When a turtle has an impaction, an infection grows in its intestinal tract and causes gas to build up, which compromises the turtles ability to float. Chelsea was treated with lactulose and beano to alleviate her impaction.Money scam alleges utility bills dueThe Florida Keys Electric Cooperative and Monroe County Sheriffs Office warn that a scammer conned at least one victim out of close to $800 by claiming to be a collection agent working for the utility. The FKEC stresses it does not employ contractors to collect bill payments. If you are called by someone saying he or she is with the FKEC wanting money, hang up and call the utility at 852-2431. Deputy Becky Herrin, Sheriffs Office spokeswoman, said the victim was an employee of the Kaiyo Grill in Islamorada. Anyone who has received similar calls or has any information about the case is asked to call the Sheriffs Office at 852-3211. ISLAND VILLA GENERALCONTRACTOR FREE ESTIMATE AND CONSULTATIONWe can build ANYTHING ... COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL 81681 Overseas Hwy. Islamorada, Florida305.664.8900John EsslingerState Certified General Contractor www.islandvillageneralcontractor.com 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 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJ CRAWLEYMary Margaret Crawley, age 58, of Marathon, FL, died on Saturday, July 6, 2013, after a remarkable five-year battle with cancer. Mary was a 1972 graduate of Hampton High School in Virginia and a 1976 Asian Studies graduate from the University of Virginia. Fluent in Mandarin, she spent much of her professional life in Taiwan where she founded the Taipei Art Guild, and later worked for an import/export firm on mainland China. She is an artist in her own right, and settled in Marathon in 1997 to pursue a second career with her own ceramics business. She is pre-deceased by her parents Colonel John L. Crawley, Jr. (U.S. Army/Ret) and Katharine Ely Champlain Crawley of Hampton, Virginia. She is survived by her loving partner, Douglas DiStasio of Marathon, Florida; her brother, John L. Crawley III and his wife, Tracey, of Newport News, Virginia; a nephew, John, of Hampton, Virginia; and a niece, Danielle, of Knoxville, Tennessee. Family and friends will gather to celebrate Marys life later this summer. amazing considering the heat, Kathy Brown said. Shes president of the No Name Key Property Owners Association, which has long sought commercial power on the island. The groups contentious struggle with the islands solar proponents, who had fought against commercial electricity, officially ended when Brad and Beth Vickreys house was connected to the grid on May 29. Brown says she filled out a series of documents that involve certifying the system is up to code and that all its components work together with the grid. Keys Energy reviewed the system and issued her a contract, she said.Bob and Kathy Brown purchased their No Name property in 1989, the same year as another solar power enthusiast, Dan Morris. They each built homes and received certificates of occupancy in 1990. Kathy Brown said that readily available electricity, as opposed to using just solar and generators, has been a big change and takes some getting used to. You wake up and [first thing], you see if the house is still on and check how many amp hours you have in the batteries to see what you can and cant do. I keep doing that, but I dont have to, Brown said. Its so much less stressful, but were all staying conscious of limiting our usage. According to Monroe County Senior Planner Emily Schemper, the county has issued 13 electrical permits to No Name residents and one more has submitted an application thats under review. There are 43 homes on No Name. Keys Energy spokesman Julio Barroso said that as of July 3, the utility had connected 11 homes to the grid. Barroso says net-metering allows Keys Energy to buy back excess energy produced by privately owned renewable energy systems within its service area. The Browns became the 29th Keys Energy customer to sign up for net-metering. They produce an estimated 250,000 kilowatt hours of power annually. While renewable energy systems are not yet affordable for all, [the] net-metering option is helping to ease the transition as customers go green, said Keys Energy General Manager Lynne Tejeda. One of the main benefits of the electrification of [No Name Key] is that those customers can now sell back any excess power they produce on their renewable energy systems and we in turn can share that power with our other customers.Power sold backFrom Power,1AMcLoad said. Come see this carnival. Its pretty wild.Peggy Mathews of the American Watercraft Association said the sanctuary needs to unveil a map showing all the areas.People need a big picture, she said. What is the definition of a party zone? ... Let people understand what youre trying to do. You say youre protecting resources, but thats pretty broad.Later, she pointed to a suggested tarpon migration lane that could lead to idlespeed rules in water less than 10 feet deep in areas from Key West to Marathon during the spring months. The working group deferred a recommendation on the migration lane. Water less than 10 feet covers a lot of area, she said. Thats crazy. Ken Nedimyer presented the report from the Coral Reef Ecosystem Restoration Working Group, which aims to streamline rules that cover regulations on coralrestoration nurseries and reef sites undergoing restoration.David Vaughn and Nedimyer said recommendations may include temporary limited-access sites during active restoration at one of the 37 reefs considered high priority for coral replantings.Were not going to be closing a whole reef and taking away somebodys favorite dive site, Nedimyer said. These are small areas and nothing happens until we get the permits and the funding. This is more than protecting the resources and hoping Mother Nature brings it back, Vaughn said. This is active restoration.The Ecosystem Protection Working Group considering possible additions to the Preservation Areas at the Keys reef meets twice more in July before presenting its findings to the full advisory council in August.Sanctuary Superintendent Sean Morton recommended the advisory council meet for three days in mid-November to finalize its proposals for the new management plan.Adecision on that session was delayed after some council members said it would be difficult to commit three weekdays during a busy season.Any recommendations forwarded by the Sanctuary Advisory Council this winter will go to public hearings and reviews by state and federal officials. No new rules will take effect before the summer of 2015.BroadtalksFrom Sanctuary,1A designed to protect the payload and improve aerodynamics. Arianespace typically launches satellites for companies like DirecTV. Once the rocket clears the atmosphere, its pieces separate and fall into an isolated area of the Atlantic between South America and Africa well away from any population concerns, Lewis said.The pieces typically sink, he said, but remnants occasionally wash up. Afairing piece from a NASArocket, for instance, washed up in Hilton Head, S.C., in 2010 several months after a launch.The find made for an exciting Fourth in the quiet Tortugas, typically home to no more than a few staffers, visiting researchers and campers who ferry over from Key West. Fireworks arent allowed in the park but, said Simpson, We had this. It made our day. Now the question is what to do with the rocket part. The park service, perpetually short of funds, would appreciate help defraying the cost of ferrying it back to Key West.Pratt, the shark researcher, said the company also might want to study the chunk and figure out why it didnt sink.What to do with it?From Rocket,1A Userfees possible formarine systemCiting higher needs and lower government budgets, members of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council raised the controversial topic of user fees Tuesday.Its a difficult road to slog but I think theres a lot of support for doing something, Council Chairman Ken Nedimyer said at the groups meeting at the Islander Resort in Islamorada. Council member Rob Mitchell, an Upper Keys dive operator, supports the concept but expects a hailstorm of opposition. The only alternative is watching our reefs continue to decline, Mitchell said. People are using the resource for free. Weve got to make a move and take a stand now. The council has no regulatory authority, and would need approval from both the state and federal governments. The approval process likely would take years, Mitchell said. If we dont get started, it will never get going. Every year the sanctuary budget gets cut, Nedimyer said At press time, council discussion on forming a working group to explore possible funding systems continued. Proceeds could be dedicated to increased marine law enforcement, coral restoration, mooring buoys and other projects directly benefiting reef survival, member said. I dont think it will get support if a nickel is spent outside the Florida Keys, said Joe Weatherby, a dive operator and council member. Weve got way more issues that we can pay for. Council members Richard Grathwohl and Weatherby said any user fee could not target only commercial operators. Everybody who enters the water pays, Weatherby said.Possible ways of collecting the fee were discussed, such as medallion-style programs or surcharges on fishing and boating licenses.User fees were discussed during writing of the original Keys management plan but the issue was put aside. No other federal marine sanctuaries impose user fees. But it always comes up, said Sanctuary Superintendent Sean Morton. Some Caribbean nations impose fees to use marine parks.But the talk for sanctuary is preliminaryFLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARYBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comJail for yellowtail anglerAcommercial fishing captain who reeled in hundreds of yellowtail snapper from a marine reserve in the protected Dry Tortugas received a 45-day jail sentence in Monroe County Court.Evelio Lazar Egusquiza Fornes, 49, of Miami was arrested Feb. 12 after Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers found his yellowtail boat, the Candelaria with lines in the water inside the Tortugas Ecological Reserve. Originally, the FWC crew aboard the long-range patrol boat Peter Gladding lodged more 1,300 conservation violations against Egusquiza and mate Jorge Nesto Gellart, 49. One count was filed for each of the 664 yellowtail found on the boat or on hooks. After Egusquiza pleaded guilty to two counts fishing inside the ecological reserve and taking fish from the area prosecutors dropped dozens of other charges at the July 1 sentencing. County Judge Wayne Miller also ordered Egusquiza to serve six months probation, pay fines and court costs, and forfeit $2,588.70 from the sale of the 781 pounds of illegally taken snapper.It is no wonder they were able to catch as many [fish] as they did, Monroe County Assistant State Attorney Colleen Dunne said. Where they were fishing is a known spawning site for grouper and snapper.Its an ecological preserve set up to allow natural spawning and replenishment of the fishery, Dunne said. Thats why its prohibited. FWC Lt. Joshua Peters and Officer Raul Testimony testified at sentencing that the defendants admitted knowing they were in the northern ecological reserve. The Tortugas reserves were established to protect the areas marine ecosystem from effects of harvesting marine life, including fish. Commercial boats can navigate through the zones but cannot stop if they have fish aboard. Gellart pleaded guilty earlier this spring. He was unable to post bond after the February arrest and spent 52 days in custody before his case was settled. He was sentenced to time served, plus probation and court costs.781 pounds illegally taken in the TortugasIN THE COURTSKeynoter StaffDog-death suspect due in court todayAKey West man charged last month with felony animal cruelty after his tick-infested dog Snarf, a Pomeranian, died of neglect is due in court today.Bartender Daniel Doane, 26, was arrested June 21 following the June 5 death of Snarf, who was found at the White Street Pier barely able to walk and covered in ticks.Doanes due in front of Monroe County Judge Wayne Miller at 8:45 a.m. at the Freeman Justice Center for arraignment.The Monroe County Sheriffs Office said the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Detective Dave Chavka found that Doane repeatedly neglected and failed to care for the dog over a 10-month period, Deputy Becky Herrin said.Snarf had already been turned in to the SPCA twice once in September and again in April after he was found wandering unattended. Both times, Snarf was severely infested with fleas and ticks, was filthy and suffered from rotten teeth.On June 5, Snarf was found near the pier. He was picked up by SPCA, but died before staff could even get him to the animal shelter.Herrin said examinations of the dogs body revealed tick infestation caused his death. The dog had severe infestation of fully engorged ticks too numerous to count and experienced excessive pain and suffering.Herrin said Doane told Chavka he knew the dog and his home were infested with ticks but did nothing about it.Hes accused of allowing death by ticksIN THE COURTS DOANEKeynoter Staff

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Asecond gathering in as months of Keyswide government officials to figure out how to spend tens of millions of dollars in sewer-construction money is set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Key Colony Beach City Hall. Convened by state Rep. Holly Raschein (R-Key Largo), this latest session isnt about how to split up a second $50 million from the state, but the mechanics of spending it. We have things to hash out, she said Tuesday. We have some homework to do. One, how we move forward with the next $50 million. The money to which she refers would be the second of four $50 million installments allocated but not appropriated by the state. The first $50 million came out of last years state budget.That was split between Monroe County ($30 million) and Islamorada ($20 million).The next $50 million if it comes would have Marathon and the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District each getting $20 million, with smaller amounts for the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, Key West and Key Colony each.Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature have made it clear that any state money for sewers would have to go to shovel-ready projects not to pay down debt. But Marathon and Key Largo are nearly done with their central sewer systems and its the debt for which they need money.The estimated cost of Marathons sewer system is $101 million. For Key Largo, its $150 million. We need to come up with a plan for locally how to use infrastructure tax money, Raschein said. That could be more flexible. I think there are still some questions and answers out there.that a united front would be established to lead the effort for Cubas independence from Spain, according to the institutes website.I suggested this 10 years ago and its a dream come true, Penalver said of partnering with the college. One of the primary missions of the San Carlos when it was founded was freedom through education. Ideas and knowledge can be even more powerful than bullets or war. The San Carlos stands for this humanistic philosophy. Julio Barroso, a San Carlos board member, recounted how his mother attended preschool at the center in the 1960s. Its nice to see the educational tradition return, he said. College President Jonathan Gueverra and Penalver ceremoniously signed a use agreement. Its a great honor, Gueverra said, mentioning increased access to potential students the site provides. Thats even though the institute is just 5.6 miles from the colleges Stock Island campus.Ernst-Leonard said classes to be offered in Old Town for the fall semester are introduction to business, U.S. history and college algebra. Non-credit offerings are still being decided, she said. Wednesday,July 10,2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com S a tu r d ayS a tu r d ay ClubClubMovieMovie GreatKids Movies E very Saturday Morning at 10:30 A M A ll Summer Tropic Cinema 416 E aton Street Key West For More Information Visit tropiccinema.com is Tickets$1 for Kids 12 and Under$2 for Grownups BOOK SIGNING Local author announces dates and locations: J.W. JAMES III will be at-NO NAME PUB ON July 18 AND 19 AT 4PM ARTISTS IN PARADISE GALLERY ON JULY 20 AT 2PM MM30 PICNIC ISLAND ON July 21 @ 11 AM til ?Dont TellAnyone is Published Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYFlorida Keys Community College President Jonathan Gueverra (seated left) signs an agreement with San Carlos Institute President Rafael Penalver that allows the college to offer classes in the historic Old Town Key West building beginning in the fall.Also attending the ceremony are (from left) FKCC board Chairwoman Antoinette Martin and San Carlos board member Alejandro Pascual,Joe Garrido, Julio Barroso and Javier Garrido.New locationFrom San Carlos,1A Goal: Sharing art with CubaKey West gallery owner Nance Frank has launched a Web-based fundraising effort to pay for an artistic exchange between the Southernmost City and its geographic and cultural neighbor of Cuba, just 90 miles away but a world apart due to federal sanctions. Her goal is to raise $60,000 by Aug. 1 using www.kickstarter.com The money would pay for production expenses for the One Race, Cuba and Key West exhibition. Frank, owner of the Gallery on Greene, said community support would be great insuring paintings for shipment and display in Cuba alone would cost $10,000 but her commitment to the project is such that shes prepared to make up the difference. The Cubans that came to Key West were essentially utopians and they strongly believed in gender, racial and religious equality. Ive wanted to do this show for decades, she said.Her plan is to begin a series of residencies in February in Key West by Cuban artists including Manuel Mendive, Robert Fabelo, Rocio Garica and others.Their works will be featured around town at venues such as the Ernest Hemingway House and Museum, Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, the Studios of Key West and the former Gato Cigar Factory. In Cuba, Frank has arranged a three-month exhibit with the Museo Nacional Bellas Artes in Havana featuring a collection of 30 Mario Sanchez paintings and set to launch on Jan. 17. Frank studied under Sanchez and is considered an expert in his work.Sanchez, a first generation Cuban-American born in Key West in 1908, documented day-to-day life in the Southernmost City with renderings of the cigar and fishing industries in his works called intaglios, essentially carved and then painted wood.His art was displayed in New York City for the first time last year in conjunction with the American Folk Art Museum, Museum of the City of New York and the South Street Seaport Museum.Since launching her fundraiser July 2, Frank has received pledges of $320.Gallery owner is fundraising to realize itBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST This Mario Sanchez painting shows the folk artistsdepiction of the old Key West courthouse.Airline passengers cheer mans arrestYou would think that in 2013, airline passengers would know its pretty serious business to mess with the flight crew. Think again.The Monroe County Sheriffs Office says a Tampa salesman was so hell-bent on using his personal electronics aboard a Silver Airways flight to Key West International Airport Saturday when repeatedly told not to that he refused to allow a flight attendant to pass through the aisle and made a lewd gesture at her. He also used loud and abusive language, the Monroe County Sheriffs Office says.That landed Richard Calderoni, 50, in jail on the surprisingly light charge of disturbing the peace after other passengers cheered when he was cuffed and arrested, the Sheriffs Office says.Deputy Becky Herrin says Calderoni was asked several times to shut off his electronic equipment and refused. He was reportedly loud and used abusive language. At one point, he stretched his legs into the aisle blocking the female flight attendants path. He told her she must be miserable in her joband she said when she looked at him, he was rubbing his groin area as if he were masturbating.She said the pilot told Sgt. Sue Morgan he considered turning the flight around, but considered the other passengers and decided to call ahead for law enforcement. When the plane landed, it was met by the Sheriffs Office and several others from airport security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection. After his arrest and the cheering, a number of [passengers] told the officers they were afraid on the flight because of Calderonis disruptive behavior Herrin said.Calderoni was released from jail following his booking. No arraignment has been set.He wouldnt follow crews directionsKEY WESTKeynoter Staff CALDERONISewer money up for talksDebt service likely to be the main issueWASTEWATERKeynoter Staff D

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Sewer system more costlyHere is the scorecard so far re: The Cudjoe Regional sewer system: Cudjoe, Summerland and Upper Sugarloaf keys get about 600 grinder pumps, and Big Pine, Ramrod, Big Torch Little Torch and lower Sugarloaf keys get almost 2,200 more. What do the rest of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority sewer customers get? Amillion dollars a year in extra operating costs for at least 40 years. To date, I have focused on Cudjoe Gardensproblems, but the problem is even greater elsewhere. Very densely populated subdivisions on Big Pine, Ramrod, Big Torch, Little Torch and lower Sugarloaf keys will be affected and they dont know it yet. When we learned about the proposed mix of low-pressure grinder pumps and gravity systems in January, we were stunned. Over the next five months, I did extensive research, analysis and modeling. All of it showed the planned system made no sense; it was uneconomic in both the short and long term. I finally estimated that it will cost all of the ratepayers in the FKAA system about $1 million per year in additional sewer fees. The county claims it cannot not tell the FKAAwhat to do; it is helpless. Officials also said there are no funds available. However, the recently passed extension of the infrastructure sales tax is slated to collect almost $200 million and its wording states ...the proceeds [will be] used for the following projects: wastewater facilities and, only if those wastewater projects are completed or fully funded, recreation, etc.... Grinder pumps should be a last resort for moving sewage to a central facility. Nationally, there are about 100 million homes and about half a percent use grinder pumps. Many coastal communities will not even consider them because they do not do well in salt air or major storms. The FKAAproposes that 30 percent of the Cudjoe Regional system use grinder pumps. While the residents of Cudjoe Key have a problem with 300 grinders, the rest of the customers will have an even bigger problem. Walter Drabinski Cudjoe KeyNatural sites availableI was raised to believe there are always two sides to an argument. However, I recently discovered that there could be a third side. The press seems to have covered the first two sides of the issue fairly well but has totally neglected the third side which, strangely enough, could resolve the issues of the first two sides. The first side would like to place bike paths and research stations within state parks in Key Largo. The second side opposes any such installations Now we come to the third side (mine), which I have provided to the state and a local reporter and placed on the public record at a meeting at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center. I got a positive reception by both of the first two sides. South of John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park, the state owns four tracts of land extending from the ocean to the highway. The four tracts are contiguous and could become a nature preserve under the supervision of the Pennekamp park manager. The four tracts are composed of a variety of types of growth such as wetlands, hammocks, uplands and scarified designations. Each area would support different types of activities from elevated boardwalks, nature trails and possibly the proposed bike paths and educational research center. Preliminary research supports these possibilities. Howard Gelbman Key LargoKids still in perilI was a house parent in a residentialcare home for foster children in Key West for almost five years. In 2011, I wrote a letter to David Wilkins, who had just been appointed secretary of the state Department of Children and Families.I had two concerns: The licensed group home had seven teenage boys and girls in three bedrooms. I was especially worried the boys slipped into the girls bedroom early one morning for a beer party (maybe this is why the community-based-care office sent our girls home one day with bags of colored condoms).As for my second concern, I wrote: Afinal request is that all people and transporting vehicles of precious abused and abandoned children not reek with smoked tobacco odor. Neither Wilkins nor his staff responded. But Gov. Rick Scott has publicly embraced Wilkins after the deaths of four small kids in DCFs system in six weeks under his DCF watch. At least Scott didnt get religious with, Can I hear an amen? Mike Sawyer Denver, Colo. Opinion & EditorialWednesday,July 10,2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 4A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: keynoter@keynoter.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor EDITORIALNew laws take hold on schoolsLETTERS TO THE EDITORPick up fishing lineSome time ago, there was a church in Key West that dutifully cut down a number of Australian pine while renovating, which may have been city protocol at the time. I told them, but I doubt they knew, that their trees held a number of dove nests that were left on the ground with the fallen limbs. Arent tree companies required to check for nests? The dove: Asymbol of Jesus. I dont think they made the connection. Afriend was being a good guy and cleaned our yard, taking out a dead palm. There was a woodpecker nest in it. Do the utility companies have to check for birds before switching from wood to concrete poles? In so many things today, we dont make the connection, like in how the animals we eat are treated or how our daily energy use adds to pollution. But I digress. I just want to know who is responsible to clean the unsightly and dangerous fishing line from Sugarloaf to Bahia Honda and why they arent doing it. We have all seen it. In the beauty of a sunrise backdrop, it sparkles. While observing the changes along our multimillion-dollar bike path, it is right there. It is everywhere someone fishes from a bridge next to utility lines. It is in the water, too. Ayear ago, I wrote to ATTthinking it was them and pointed to headlines showing a pelican rescued from the dangling line. I have also met with state officials and asked them to put up signs asking anglers to under vs. overhand cast, but nothing has ever come of it. Whose job is it? There is a machine to do it and yet they havent done it for years. If you have never seen one of our native birds dangling from a mangrove with one wing completely wrapped with fishing line, or a sea turtle with line wrapped around its flipper obviously having struggled desperately until its last breath to free itself, it might be hard to make the connection. But the connection is there. And there is danger to wildlife in both the air and sea. Lets get it done. Whoever you are, please be responsible. Lynda Schuh Sugarloaf KeySome make sense for security and safety, but one stands out as merely politics as usualThe next time you plan to visit your neighborhood school, be prepared to be frisked. No, not really. But under a new state law that went into effect last week, visitors to public schools in Florida will be subject to background screening. And non-instructional contractors on school grounds will eventually have to carry an identification badge. This new, get-tougher policy coincides with another new law that went into effect July 1 adding private schools to the list that first responders are required to notify in event of an emergency. As Florida continues to encourage more charter schools, the percentage of the school population that falls outside existing safety networks caused the Legislature to react this year. Another safety-related issue that lawmakers tackled involves a crackdown on cyberbullying, expanding the reach of school districts in tackling this, even if the incident takes place off school property. The new law also toughens district suspension and expulsion powers.Amore controversial law involves the ongoing legislative push for teacher accountability tied to performance.To date, virtually no school district has created a measurement system that satisfies all the stakeholders, whether parents worried about the quality of education for their own kids or teachers who raise fears of unfair comparisons and competition. Add in administrators, who dread having one more contentious issue to manage along with many other state mandates. As it stands, the Legislature requires all districts have some mechanism in place for the coming year that has at least 50 percent of a classroom teachers or school administrators performance evaluation tied directly to growth or achievement of students under their charge. The other half of the evaluation can be based on district-level plans. Here in the Keys, Superintendent Mark Porter and the United Teachers of Monroe union negotiating team have met multiple times. But so far, most of the discussions have been about past grievances, including unpaid furlough days, and less about how to create and implement a pay-for-performance model that works. Lawmakers far removed from the classroom sit in Tallahassee and pass laws they think will help, when it turns out political agendas dominate this push. Sadly, the kids and their needs too often get sidelined which defeats the whole purpose of pay-for-performance. The Legislatures own grade point average is dipping ever closer to F. And if lawmakers were judged on payfor-performance right now, most would have to give back their salaries for critical work left undone.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. Birds often get entangled in discarded fishing line.At most of the old Keys bridges,there are repositories where anglers can discard their used fishing line rather than just leave it as trash. Grinder pumps like this act pretty much as mini pump stations.The letter writer says theyre too expensive and that Cudjoe Regional sewers should use a gravity system.A more controversial law involves teacher accountability tied to performance. Virtually no school district has created a system that satisfies all the stakeholders. Strategic planbackOvershadowed by competing priorities, Monroe County School District Superintendent Mark Porters efforts at longterm strategic planning are back on the front burner after a two-month hiatus.In March and April, he assembled and convened two meetings of a 45-member strategic planning committee, which arrived at six broad goals that were referred to subcommittees. After what he called unanticipated delays, Porter said the process will resurface on July 22. Thats the date Porter has set for a validation session beginning 6 p.m. at Marathon High School. The subcommittees will present specific efforts that can be taken in support of each goal. Porter said the unanticipated delays amount to demands on my time attributable to the unanticipated early departures of members of the executive leadership team that resulted in additional duties and responsibilities that I had to pick up. In March, Porter notified then-Human Resources Director Cheryl Allen and then-Finance Director Michael Kinneer that their contracts would not be renewed, prompting the two administrators to cash in accrued leave and cut out earlier than planned. In a scramble, Porter hired temporary help while searching for long-term replacements. Now, The strategic planning process is back on track, Porter said.Currently there are six action teams working on each of the identified strategic objectives: Outstanding student achievement, effective communication and community engagement, high-performing workforce, leading in technology and innovation, accountable resource management and climate and culture for excellence.School Board member John Dick said he understands the desire to lay longterm plans but questions the need given constantly evolving standards handing down by the Florida Department of Education and Legislature.The state makes drastic changes every couple of years and its subject to current politics, whoever the governor is, he said. We also have local issues hurricanes and charter schools that can preclude long-term plans.Porter said the July 22 meeting would result in a final strategic plan and Year 1 action plan that would go to the School Board for approval first in a workshop on Aug. 13. For more on this story, go to www.KeysNet.com .By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSCouple appeals land rulingThe owners of an offshore Marathon island are refusing to throw in the towel on what they feel is a regulatory taking of numerous building rights.The Third District Court of Appeal in Miami on June 19 heard oral arguments between Key Largo land-use attorney Andy Tobin and the city of Marathon to determine whether as many as eight building rights were taken from Gordon and Molly Beyer as a result of increasingly strict building codes.Attorneys for the city and state of Attorney Generals Office argued in June that the couple Gordon died in 2010 failed to ever indicate an intention to develop the roughly nine-acre Bamboo Key after purchasing it in 1970. Various comprehensive plans and land development regulations passed by Monroe County, and later the city of Marathon, have rendered the island unbuildable and classified it as a bird rookery. The island is bayside off Grassy Key. Tobin argued that the eight building rights included when the island was purchased indicate reasonable investment-backed expectations for the property.Should the court decide in the Beyersfavor, it would mean the case returns to local Circuit Court for a third time.In 2008, Chief Circuit Court Judge David Audlin granted summary judgment in favor of the city, ruling the Beyers exceeded a four-year statute of limitations to argue for the islands building rights.The Third DCAoverruled Audlin, saying the island could be used for camping and other recreational uses and has transferable development rights. But according to the city, the Beyers never attempted to present evidence of any planned development once the case was remanded back to Circuit Court. The city and state once again moved for summary judgment against the Beyers. It was granted Feb. 29, 2012. Tobin argued before the Third DCAin June that the Beyers were never notified of zoning changes over the years, and therefore had no chance to defend their rights. When you pass a comprehensive plan and publish it in the newspaper, thats considered sufficient notice, he said. When you downzone a specific piece of property, youre supposed to get personal notice. The law does not require that property owners get specific notice. For more on this story, go to www.KeysNet.com .By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON

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Wednesday,July 10,2013 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:DEADLINE TO FILE BP CLAIM IS APRIL 22, 2014 WE ARE A LOCAL LAW FIRM WITH OVER A DECADE OF PRACTICING IN THE KEYS. CONTACT OUR LAW FIRM TO DISCUSS YOUR POTENTIAL CLAIM.Campbell & Malafy10887 Overseas Highway Suite #201 Marathon, FL 33050 Office: (305)743-2492 Fax: (305)743-2432email: rmalafy@msn.com www.campbellandmalafy.comThings you need to know about your rights under the BP Oil Spill Settlement:This is a Court authorized and Court supervised settlement which BP entered into voluntarily, that in part, limits BPs liability for past and future damages resulting from the spill.BP has agreed in Court documents that Monroe County was in fact affected by the spill and that there may be future effects of the spill felt in the Keys.BP has agreed that Monroe County residents do not need to prove that the spill caused any loss it is presumed for businesses and individuals meeting the financial criteria.You are included as a member in this settlement unless you opted out or were specifically excluded; most Monroe County residents and businesses are included.As a member of the settlement, you must make your claim by April 22, 2014.You cannot simply wait and see. If you do not make a claim by April 22, 2014, your claim will forever be lost and you will release BP from any claim you may have had for both past and future damages.There is no cost to you to determine if you are a member of the settlement and entitled to compensation. We do not charge upfront costs or fees and if you do not recover you do not pay anything.If it is determined you are entitled to compensation you may also be entitled to several times that amount to compensate you for future losses. You may be entitled to compensation under the settlement even if you were previously denied. BusinessPOSSIBLE CAREER TRACKLeslie Roy (right),a medical technologist at Mariners Hospital,explains the purpose of a blood chemistry analyzer to Caitlin Cox,a student at Coral Shores High School.Cox is one of four students from Coral Shores attending a three-week summer camp sponsored by Mariners and the Area Health Education Center.The camp is designed to pique studentsinterest in the range of careers available in health care. Employers tweaking same-sex benefitsThe U.S. Supreme Courts landmark ruling on same-sex marriage has private employers around the country scrambling to make sure their employee benefit plans comply with the law.The impact of the decision striking down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act is clear in the 13 states and the District of Columbia where gay marriage is currently legal or soon will be: Same-sex married couples must be treated the same as other spouses under federal laws governing tax, health care, pensions and other federal benefits.But employee benefit experts say the effect of the ruling remains murky in the other 37 states, including Florida. The court left intact another provision of the federal anti-gay marriage law that allows one state not to recognize a same-sex marriage performed elsewhere.Whats the federal government going to do when you have a valid marriage in New York and the couple moves to Texas? We dont know the answer to that, said Scott Macey, president of the ERISA Industry Committee that represents large employers.The confusion is creating uncertainty for many companies that operate nationwide. My members are all across the country, Macey said. Most, if not all of them, would prefer to have a consistent rule across the country. They dont want to worry about changing things from state to state. For workers living in states that have legalized same-sex marriage, the Supreme Courts decision means gay spouses are entitled to a host of benefits they were denied previously.The decision extends pension and Social Security survivor benefits to same-sex spouses, grants equal access to the Family and Medical Leave Act and gives employees married to same-sex spouses the guarantee of uninterrupted health care coverage under the federal COBRA health benefits program.Same-sex couples can also get the same tax break on health coverage that other couples have been receiving. Before the courts ruling, same-sex spouses covered by employer health plans had to pay taxes on the benefits they received, which on average added up to an extra $1,000 year. And employees now will be able to seek reimbursement from flexible health spending accounts for the medical expenses of gay spouses.This affects a thousand laws and regulations that touch employee benefits, said Bruce Elliott, manager of compensation and benefits at the Society for Human Resource Management, an industry association. It answers one question and raised many more, said Susan Hoffman, a Philadelphia attorney who focuses on employee benefits. There may be pressures on the employer, but there is no legal mandate.By SAM HANANELAssociated PressTHE WORKPLACE BUSINESS BRIEFSGranaghan named yacht club GMMarathon Yacht Club has hired Tony Granaghan as its general manager effective July 15. He replaces Tony Grosse, who was GM for 26 years before retiring in April.Granaghan, originally from London, is moving to Marathon from Boca Raton. He previously was an executive chef and food and beverage director at yacht and country clubs in the Boca area, including the Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club. He has also has been chef instructor at the Lincoln Culinary Institute in West Palm Beach.Club Commodore Bill Mellman said not only is our board of directors excited about Tony coming on board, but so are our employees.First State adds senior VP BowmanKnoll Bowman has joined First State Bank of the Florida Keys as senior vice president/ senior credit officer.Bowman has more than 15 years of banking experience in commercial loan management with community banks in Florida and New Jersey, holding positions including senior resolution Officer, regional vice president and senior credit officer. Bowman received a masters in business administration from the University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.Leadership Monroe social is FridayArecruitment social for Class 22 of Leadership Monroe County is planned for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hawks Cay Resort, Duck Key.There will presentations about the seven-month program, which begins in October. Topics covered throughout the program include tourism and the economy, criminal justice, the media, history and the environment. GRANAGHAN BOWMAN

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Mayor and Administrator R on Sutton said the commission was dead-set against continuing to spend down reserves in order to keep taxes level f or f iscal year 2013-14. That meant having to decide between raising the tax rate or cutting services. The result is a 21 percent increase f rom the current year s 2.3076 tax rate to 2.7985 in 2013-14. At 2.3076 or $ 230.76 per $ 100 000 o f assessed property value the owner o f a $ 300 000 house on K ey Colony paid $ 692.28 in taxes. At 2.7985 or $ 279.85 per $ 100 ,000 o f assessed value the same owner would pay $ 839.55 in the f iscal year starting O ct. 1. We haven t had an increase in eight years and we ve been using reserves , Sutton said. Y ou can t continue to do that or you ll be bankrupt so we decided we had to cover some o f these costs without using reserves. Sutton said it was a unanimous decision o f the board to not f urther spend down its $ 1.51 million reserve f und. The commission as a whole said we just don t have a choice , he said. H ope f ully our citizens will understand we had to do this. When times were extremely hard we did not raise taxes and used reserves. N ow things are starting to change a little bit. We do need to build reserves up and not spend them. Sutton said the board initially discussed spending $ 230 000 f rom reserves to keep taxes level in the coming year s budget. Later that f igure was reduced to$ 100 000. That s when we started saying E ach year we spend them , he said. It s time to catch back up. The 2013-14 budget is expected to raise $ 1.42 million in property taxes up f rom $ 1.03 million in the current year. That s a $ 390 000 increase. The total operating budget is $2.52 million up f rom $ 2.07 million in the current year. Besides taxes another sizable increase in revenue comes f rom a pair o f $ 50 000 state Department o f E nvironmental Protection grants that will be used to upgrade a pair o f city parks. O ther major sources o f revenue are sales and use taxes ($ 281 445 ), occupational licenses ($ 201 000 ), state shared revenue ($ 146 465 ) and building permits ($ 144 700 ) Police ($ 543 372 ) and f ire services ($ 525 000 ) account f or 42.5 percent o f the city s expenditures. O ther major costs include f inance and administration ($ 279 512 ), protective inspections ($ 233 847 ), in f rastructure expenditures ($ 193 500 ) and parks and recreation ($ 122 345 ) The commission will hold a pair o f public hearings tentatively scheduled f or Sept. 9 and 16 to f inalize the 2013-14 budget. E ach meeting is slated to begin at 5:15 p.m.Commission: We no longer spend reservesBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comKEY COLONY BEACH For sale: $ 15.8M islandK ey West developer David Wolkowsky is asking $ 15.8 million f or his private island compound Ballast K ey about nine miles west o f the Southernmost City. The 26-acre island situated in the Mule K eys f eatures a f ive-bedroom main house a three-bedroom guest house several outbuildings and a water desalination plant according to multiple property listings. Wolkowsky developed the iconic Pier H ouse R esort at 1 Duval St. in 1968.Be f ore the Pier H ouse Wolkowsky developed beginning in 1962 bygone establishments around Lower Duval Street such as Pirate s Alley Tony s Fishmarket and the f ormer Captain s Saloon now Captain Tony s Saloon.O n Ballast K ey he f amously entertained a litany o f celebrities and other notables including playwright Tennessee Williams. The island also made an appearance in the 1989 J ames Bond f ilm License to K ill starring Timothy Dalton. There are 34 o ff shore properties with houses in the Florida K eys according to the Monroe County Property Appraiser s Off ice.Wolkowsky puts Ballast Key on the marketREAL ESTATEKeynoter Staff STUDENT SCIENTISTS Photo courtesy MOTE MARINE LABORATORYLaura Alston,a new graduate from Sarasotas Booker High School,examines her ocean-acidification research project on algae at the Mote Marine Tropical Research Laboratory on Summerland Key during a week-long program in June. Six Booker students collected samples and conducted independent science studies with Mote acidification expert Emily Hall.

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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,JULY 10,2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 4B Keys star in Hotels Men in Miami Hotelsis a violent South Florida story that gets its start in Key West.Review, 3B In death,history lives A push is on to maintain historic cemeteries, and the Keys are high on the list.Story, 2B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyleCaptains columnCapt.Chris Johnsons weekly fishing column is on hiatus this week and will return next Wednesday. Juniors win baseball crownThe Upper Keys Juniors all-star squad brought home the Age 13-14 Little League District 8 pennant Saturday after a shutout win in the deciding game. Pitchers Nick Perez and Jose Lima teamed with the Keys defense to blank Liberty City, 10-0, at Claude Pepper Park in North Miami. Roman Roberts slammed two RBI doubles, including a three-run hit that helped the Upper Keys score seven runs in the fifth inning. With the score at 3-0 at in the middle of the fifth Liberty City remained a threat. But Keys hitters settled the issue by unleashing four extra-base hits in their half of the stanza, ending the game under the 10-run rule.Perez, who doubled, scored the game-ending run on a single by Marcus Gallen.Catcher Sean Walters defused a Liberty City rally in the fourth, throwing out two base runners on steal attempts. Joshua Gregis roamed left field to make tough catches for the third outs in Liberty Citys first and fifth innings. The victory over Liberty City gave the Upper Keys a 3-0 record and the pennant. With the championship already decided, the Keys played the final game of the round-robin and lost in extra innings to North Miami Beach, 9-8. The Keys roster included Jack Machesic, Bryce Wheaton, Aiden Hawkins, Edward Jankowski, Jay Kubida, Andres Albarracin and Ty Harrelson. Tony Gregis and Bryan OBerry coach. As district champions, the Upper Keys squad moves to the sectional tournament later this month in Broward County. Schedules and opponents for event were still being decided this week. Winner at the sectional qualifies for the state tournament.Keys team now heading to sectionalLITTLE LEAGUEBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com Photo by JIM KUBIDAThe Upper Keys all-stars hoist the District 8 championship pennant Saturday after winning the Little League Age 13-14 crown in North Miami. Majors in the title huntAsplit of two weekend games kept the Upper Keys Majors in the race for the Age 11-12 Little League District 8 Tournament pennant.The Keys all-stars (2-2) opened strong with a 10-4 Saturday win over North Miami, but fell 9-3 to undefeated Kendall (4-0) Sunday at the Key Largo Community Park. Results from a scheduled Tuesday game against Miami Springs (0-4) were pending at press time. The Upper Keys finishes its round-robin play in the four-team district in a 7 p.m. Thursday road game against North Miami (2-2) at Claude Pepper Park in North Miami. That game likely will determine which squad advances to face Kendall in the district championship game, scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Key Largo Community Park. In the first inning against North Miami, Mike Signorelli belted a homer to empty the bases after teammates Jason Filpes, Kyle Richards and Kyle Krause delivered three consecutive singles. Dylan Scheu doubled and came around to score on Bryce Bynums single to give the Upper Keys a 5-0 lead headed into the second inning. Hits by Zane Absten and Bynum helped the Keys score two more runs to extend the Keys lead to 7-1 in the third. Scheu scored in the fifth inning, moved along by a Luke Townsend single. When Nick DiMaggio and Richards scored in a hitless rally in the sixth, the 10-1 lead looked unbeatable. But North Miami opened its last at-bat with a double, single and walk to load the bases with no outs. Three runs would score. Bynum took the mound in relief and used his fastball to get two strikeouts. The final out came on a sharp grounder that Richards speared behind second. He hit the ground but tossed the ball to shortstop Kraus for the out.Jason Filpes got the start and the pitching win for the Upper Keys. JoJo Silverstri used an effective curve ball to handle middle relief. The three Upper Keys hurlers combined for nine strikeouts.The Keys lineup knocked out eight hits, with just two strikeouts. The Key Largo Community Park has been named to host the Age 11-12 Sectional Tournament July 19 to 21. Three South Florida district champions will compete.District play ends Thursday at Miami parkLITTLE LEAGUEBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comKeynoter photos by KEVIN WADLOWUpper Keys Majors runner Kyle Richards dodges the tag of a North Miami infielder to reach second base in the Upper Keys10-4 win Saturday.A loss to Kendall on Sunday evened the Keysmark at 2-2 heading into two more round-robin games this week. Upper Keys players JoJo Silverstri,Kyle Richards and Luke Townsend enjoy a win Saturday after a defensive put-out at second base ended a North Miami threat in the Keys10-4 decision. Ziels headed to Junior OlympicsThree seconds may not seem like a lot of time, but in the world of competitive swimming, its an eternity. For Marathon resident Hannah Ziels, it was the difference between staying home or competing this weekend in the U.S. Swimming Junior Olympics meet in Plantation in west Broward County. The 11-year-old finished off an incredible month of meets on Sunday, qualifying for the 50-meter event in her final attempt at this past weekends Florida Gold Coast Area 3 Developmental Championship meet. That meet was also in Plantation.Zielstime was 34.30, just .09 seconds better than the 34.39-second Junior Olympic cutoff time for the event.I set a goal to make it, and I really wanted to make it and I did, the incoming seventh-grader said. Shaving time even hundredths of a second is a lengthy process for developing swimmers, and the 11year-old Ziels faced an uphill battle to earn a Junior Olympics birth.Its even more difficult in the 50-meter freestyle, which is essentially an all-out sprint across one length of the pool. Ziels is a freestyle specialist who swims the 50meter, 100meter and 200-meter events.She was motivated to make the cut and shaved significant time in all three freestyle distances over the past month. Tim Knight, longtime coach of Ziels Amphibious Assault swim team, said she cut three seconds from her 50-meter time, eight seconds from her 100meter time and 15 seconds from her 200-meter time. By next year shell be making [Junior Olympics] in all of them, Knight said. Shes a hard worker. Shes young and everything is ahead of her. She never misses practice and tries as hard as she can.Ziels made it through qualifying and finished ninth in the final in 34.74 seconds, or .35 seconds shy of the 34.39 qualifying time. Undaunted, she participated in time trials after the meet and took .44 seconds off her personal best after a three-day meet.Knight said he hoped Ziels wouldnt have to swim the trials after such a long meet. No one thought she was going to be able to do it after three days in the sun and getting your best time. Shes got real guts, he said.Zielsvictory marks the 17th straight year in which a member of Knights local U.S. Swimming team has advanced to the Junior Olympics. Thats quite a feat for a team that has never had an Olympic-size pool to train in.Knights trains swimmers at the Cabana Club on Key Colony Beach, where owner April Tracy has for years donated its pool as a practice facility. I just really like the water and swimming in general, she said. I dont have to do it; I really like it.The Junior Olympics event takes place from July 12-14 at the Plantation Aquatic Complex in Central Park.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comSWIMMING Photo courtesy LISA ZIELSMarathons Hannah Ziels (in the red) prepares to compete at last months North Palm Beach Annual Long Course Summer Kickoff meet at Plantation Central Park.

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Nearly 60 years ago, Sylvia Murphy was clearing brush from around her rented cottage when she tripped over an iron bar, stumbling upon an abandoned burial site hidden beneath a tamarind tree in Tavernier. I was lying on my belly looking nose to nose at three gravestones, recalls Murphy, now a Monroe County commissioner. One was straight up. One was tipped. And one was flat on the ground. Murphy, then 18, became volunteer caretaker of the tiny, abandoned cemetery, whose boundaries were marked by the iron bars. She lovingly kept it up, adorning the graves with flowers, though she didnt know a soul buried there. After she moved in 1955, the burial ground was once again abandoned and mostly forgotten until a Brazilian couple purchased the property and applied for a permit to build a waterfront home last year. The Monroe County Historical Preservation Commission got involved and last fall, the Ballast Trail Cemetery became one of five Keys burial places listed on the Florida Division of Historical ResourcesMaster Site File. The designation didnt prevent the new owners from building, but it does hold them accountable for the cemetery. Its a felony to mess with it, said Diane Silvia, executive director of the Historic Florida Keys Foundation and a preservation planner for the county. So listing it certainly should save it. The Tavernier site is safe, but Sarah Miller, a region director of the Florida Public Archeology Network, says numerous final resting sites are not listed. Historic cemeteries are disappearing from our landscape its a national and statewide problem, Miller said. They are very fragile historic resources that we need to preserve. They are our outdoor museums.Thats why she developed whats called Cemetery Resources Protection Training CRPT, or crypt, for short. The $15 course teaches citizens and local governments how to save cemeteries, memorial sites, unmarked burials and single gravesites.Miller told the 15 or so people gathered for a recent session in Key West that the most important step is to add the place to the states Master Site File, which so far lists 1,103 historic cemeteries and burial sites. The website www.finda grave.com meanwhile, includes 4,429 Florida locations (including some duplications.)We dont know how many there are, but we know there are a lot more that we dont have, said Vincent Chip Birdsong, supervisor of the Master Site File. The list is especially sparse in South Florida, with just 20 sites in Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward combined. Where theres lots of people, theres lots of dead people, Miller said. The key requirement for listing, she said, is that the site be at least 50 years old. It doesnt have to be like the National Register where so-and-so was buried there, Miller said. It doesnt have to have a Revolutionary War hero or anything grand. Miami-Dade has nine cemeteries listed on the site. Kathleen Slesnick Kauffman, the countys chief historic preservation chief, said the county ordinance for designation of historic cemeteries requires special significance such as an association with a historic event like the Civil War, pioneers buried there or amazing architectural or design features. Participants in the CRPT class in Key West were taken to the Key West Cemetery to learn how to properly clean headstones. Established in 1847, it is one of the most popular cemeteries in the country, with about 50,000 people a year walking 19 acres where Cuban cigar makers, Spanish-American War veterans, Bahamian mariners, millionaires and paupers alike are buried. One of our logos is Herein lies our history, said Russell Brittain, the cemeterys sexton. Longtime resident Ray Blazevic said he has found 21 other burial sites in Key West. Ive been here 55 years and Ive counted them, he said during a break in the class. There are even graves in the floor of the Methodist church. Miller hopes information like this as well as lists compiled by local historical societies and libraries will one day be documented on the Master Site File.Birdsong said his small department relies on the public for submissions. You dont have to be a professional, and its only a two-page form, he said. It would make a great project for a graduate student.Added Miller: You would help make sure a cemetery is still here in 100 years. Pet cemeteries also can be put on the Master Site File because they are part of a cultural tradition, Miller said.In Key West, theres a popular cat cemetery at the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum that is the final resting spot of more than 35 felines. At the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key, theres a grave for Mitzi the Dolphin, TVs original Flipper.Oh, yeah, that could be listed, Miller said. It shows what the community thought of the animal. In Tavernier, Alice Allen, a member of the Monroe County Historic Preservation Commission, researched who was buried at the abandoned Ballast Trail Cemetery. She learned from his daughter that the remains of Edward Morris Williams, who died in the Labor Day hurricane of 1935, had been moved to Miami. The other graves are believed to belong to relatives of Amos Lowe, the patriarch of Taverniers founding family.In 2005, a distant relative photographed the two remaining headstones. One was inscribed for Annie Laurie Lowe, Amosdaughter, who lived from 1873 to 1897. The name on the other headstone was illegible, with just a date of 1873. Since then, Murphy said, one of the heavy headstones has disappeared. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday,July 10,2013 ACROSS 1Battle memento 5Mardi ___ 9Mischa,of the violin 14Grouches19The merry old soul20Italian artist Guido 21Castle surrounds 22Actress Zellweger 23Landed 24Pass catchers 25Extreme 26Makeup maven Lauder 27SET 30Spuds 31Admire oneself 32Swerves 33Religious denial 35Pop 37Frankie or Cleo 39Type of rural road 43Exodushero 46Posed 47Sunday followers 49Organic compound 50Take it easy 52Cool,to an older generation 55One of the Carters 56Church officials 58Strong blow 59Ran in place 61Raises 63___ a Dream:MLK 64Birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen 66Winter attacker 69Jockey Eddie 71Refuse,the old way 73___ out:managing 74Mischievous Norse god 75Most foxy 77Virginal 79___ as Croesus 83Nuclear experiment 84Take to the slopes 86Peeping Tom 88Spouse of 34 Down89Like some ball gowns91In present condition94Rim 95HousesEpps 96Jeans name 97Skilled performer 100NYC and B&O 102Zoo attraction 103Lift 105John or Maureen 107Durango direction 109Hamilton,Boitano and others 111High-pitched sounds 113Lisa Maries dad 117Explosions 120SET 123Proportion 124Patched pony 125Hideaway 126Condition 127Former philanthropist Brooke 128Sci-fi figure 129Bouquet 130Kazan,of films 131Legendary James and family 132Riga residents 133Military VIPs 134Hat holder DOWN 1Mischief maker 2Black or blue 3Vibrant 4Knots again 5Matured 6Did over 7Dawson or Agassi 8Eberts partner 9Liquid mixture 10She gets what she wants 11SET 12___ Grows in Brooklyn13Dept.of Defense arm14Wrinkle 15SET 16Sweeten 17Lager 18Gets the point 28Baseballs Slaughter 29Baby buggy 30Uptight 34Cowboy Rogers 36Boone namesakes 38Louisville-Detroit vector 40Lend ___:listen 41Drummer Red 42What ___ is new? 43Jasons ship 44Peruse 45Emerald ___ 48Swiss peak 51SET 53Landon 54SET57Affections from Fido60Blue Devils of Durham 62Maglie or Mineo 65Seven,in Seville 67Encore,in France 68A Lamp ___ My Feet 70Loud laughers 72Capt.aspirants 75Pittsburgh product 76Take off 78Attorneys deg. 80___ Camera 81Show appreciation 82In this area 83Talented 85Krazy ___ 87Emergence 90Takes out 92___ Kabibble 93Aussie ranches 98Sleep stage initials 99Rocker Clapton 101Fr.holy women 104Pretenders 106Parallel 108Elbe river feeder 110___ Zola 112Clearing114Stringed instrument115Greek style 116Kind of preview 117Pitt,of films 118Emit light 119___ boy! 121Proofreaders word 122Goes astray 124Chum Observer crossword puzzle On the SetSolution in the July 13 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the July 6 puzzle. CITYOFMARATHON, FLORIDA9805 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL33050 Phone: (305) 743-0033 PUBLIC NOTICE OF MARATHON CITYCOUNCIL SPECIALCALLMEETINGNotice Is Hereby Given That The City Council Members Will Meet For ASpecial Call City Council Meeting On Thursday, July 11 th of 2013 At 5:30 PM At The Marathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Highway In Marathon To Hold Discussions Pertaining To The Design of The New City Hall (9805 Overseas Highway) and Associated Plans.The City of Marathon complies with the provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations or assistance should call City Hall (305) 289-5020 of such need at least 48 hours in advance.Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at any the meeting or workshop noted herein, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purposes 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. All interested persons are invited to attend the meeting and participate in the discussion; or, written comments may be sent to the City of Marathon, c/o City Clerk, 9805 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL33050. Published Keynoter 7-6-13 & 7-10-13 Cemetery restoration gains steamBy CAMMY CLARKcclark@MiamiHerald.comHISTORYThis is one of the most well-known grave markers in the country,and its at the Key West Cemetery. Living The Pioneer Cemetery on the grounds of Cheeca Lodge (above) in Islamorada is the burial site of 15 of Islamoradas pioneering family members. The Key West Cemetery (left) is among the most popular in the country.Visitors leisurely tour the grounds finding out about the Spanish-American war and other experiences. Death comes alive

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Farmers market planned SaturdayThe Mariners Hospital parking lot will be transformed into a farmers market on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.Employees at the hospital at mile marker 91 bayside hold the market as a fundraiser for Project Backpack, an annual event to raise money to buy school supplies, which will be donated to children whose families cant afford to purchase them. In addition to fresh fruit and vegetables, shoppers can expect to find orchids, baked goods and an array of handcrafted items such as jewelry.Benefit Saturday for Keys womanAfundraiser for 25-year Marathon resident and former FedEx driver Cathy Supp, who needs an organ transplant, is set for Saturday at the Marathon Moose Lodge.Its called Christmas in July and will include Elvis impersonator Tom Shepperd, ham and turkey dinners, a silent auction, music and karaoke.For $25 tickets, call (305) 619-2259. Or purchase them at FedEx at Florida Keys Marathon Airport, FedEx Ground on Big Pine Key or FedEx in Key West at 3553 S. Roosevelt Blvd.Tai chi enthusiasts holding open houseThe Key Largo branch of the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, with locations in Key Largo and Marathon, is hosting a tai chi awareness day from 1:30 to 4 p.m. July 14 at the Key Largo library in Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4. Its free with a suggested donation for the library. Taoist tai chi is often described as a moving meditation that incorporates stretching and turning in a sequence of 108 movements resulting in a wide range of health benefits to the muscular, skeletal and circulatory systems. When practiced regularly, it can help reduce tension.Space is limited. Preregister by calling (305) 748-0799 or sending an e-mail to keylargo.fl@taoist.org.Upper Keys BPW plans health fairThe Upper Keys Century Business and Womens Club is holding a community health fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17 at the Key Largo Holiday Inn, mile marker 100. Partners include the Area Health Education Center and Mariners Hospital.Speakers are Kimberly LaValle, community health coordinator for the Area Health Education Center; and Dana Hartley, a dietitian from Mariners. Free services include screenings for osteoporosis, skin cancer, blood glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure and body mass. There will also be information on quitting smoking and clinical breast exams.What will be your legacies? This is not about money.Its what you do or pass on that hopefully lives on beyond your involvement.Many years ago, my husband and I lived in a condo in Hollywood in Broward County. Shortly after moving in, we noticed there was no recycling program so when he became the condo president, he duly appointed me the building recycling coordinator.Afew years previously, I had moved from England, where recycling was in full swing and driving my recyclables to the town-hall collection facility every weekend was normal. So when I saw the lack of recycling in our condo and the reasons ranged from we dont want to attract bugs to its too far to carry them downstairs to the dumpster, I worked out a program in which the recycling was dropped off in bins adjacent to the trash chute on each floor and the super would pick it up daily and take it down to the recycling dumpster.The cost of pickup was minimal when shared by the number of condo units and the association budget could cover it.I worked with the super on what to do on pickup days. I designed clear, easy to understand recycling signs and posted them in hard-tomiss locations by the trash chutes and on the door to the trash chute. By making it easy, the program took off well and I would perform random checks on each floor. We moved away after two years and I really dont know how the program runs today, but I hope a version of it still survives. For me, that was my legacy from my time in that Hollywood condo. During our time in the Keys, my husband has worked for a number of local dive operators. He values the importance of boating and diving safety and being considerate of marine resources.Before each trip, he would conduct the safety briefing to all the passengers always the same information but often to people who had never been in the ocean before.Arriving at the reef, he would inform them about reef etiquette leaving no trash and emphasizing that the coral should not be touched. For him, the best feedback was the day a passenger who had listened to one of his briefings scolded a set of divers from an adjacent boat for touching the coral.Turned out that boat was a Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary research vessel carrying senior sanctuary staff and scientists, with a special permit to collect coral samples. But the passenger didnt know that. Even so, they were really pleased that a captain from a commercial operation was conducting good briefings on reef etiquette.Hopefully those lessons live on with other visitors and become my husbands legacy as what that captain had said.As I look around me and whenever I am able to travel, its always encouraging to hear and see examples of trying to make a difference, illustrating the philosophy of leaving a legacy, thinking globally and acting locally.Shirley Gun is a member of the Keyswide nonprofit Green Living & Energy Education she can be reached at ShirleyGLEE@comcast.net. Wednesday,July 10,2013 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com Hearing TestCALLFOR APPT. IN-HOME SERVICENathan Trigoboff (H.A.S., Doctor of Education)C.I.CNearly invisible 100% Digital$79500THE OPTICAL SHOPPEDR. BOILINI'S OFFICE743-8316451-14812375 O/S Hwy., Marathon KeyKey Largowww.hearingaidman.com OPEN FITS $995.00 THE HEARING AID MAN NOTICE OFMEETING FOR THE MONROE COUNTYPARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORYBOARDAPARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORYBOARD meetinghas been scheduled for Monday, July 15, 2013, 6:00 PM, at the Big Pine Community Park, Sands Road, Big Pine Key, MM31, Monroe County, Florida. This meeting is open to the public. For more information please contact Rosa Washington at (305) 292-4432 or washington-r osa@monr oecounty-fl.gov ADAASSISTANCE 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 1.Published Keynoter 7-6-13, 7-10-13 & 7-13-13 Leave a green legacyThink about how you want to be rememberedGREEN LIVINGIn Wan Choi,Hong Kong,bins are available for recycled clothing.And bins for regularrecyclables are widely available and clearly marked.Photos by SHIRLEY GUNShirley Gun GreenLiving Hotelsis violent South FloridaAs they say of all good self-destructive noir protagonists, trouble seems to follow Cotland Sims wherever he goes, and it has followed him home. Protagonist of the eighth novel from highly lauded poet and author Charlie Smith, Cot is a veteran Miami gangster, and trouble is his stock and trade, but his only goal at the beginning of Men in Miami Hotels is to rustle up enough cash to clear up the issue of his mothers Key West home, which has fallen off of its stilts and subsequently been condemned. To this end, he steals a pouch of emeralds (literally buried treasure) from under the nose of his former employer, a heavy-hitter named Albertson who knows how to hold a grudge. The stones go missing almost immediately, with Cots old friend CJ killed in the process, and soon every bad man with a gun in Florida has Cotland and those he loves in his crosshairs.On the surface, the plot is composed of the sort of set pieces that would make for a good summer blockbuster: Machine-gunners, plane crashes, yacht explosions. But in Smiths masterfully lyrical prose, what could have been a simple pulpy adventure becomes a rewarding, and even challenging, examination of time, fate and fatalism that recalls the best work of Denis Johnson or Robert Stone.Although Cot can more than handle himself in the field, hes no goon, and Smith describes with wrenching beauty how acutely he feels his own failures: He wishes his whole life could simply stop so he could sneak around behind it, work on it and if he couldnt fix it escape out the back.... Old desires crawl on his skin, spiral up from the inside, circle his heart like an abashed tribe thats lost everything, and he cant remember what he wanted to say. As the story grows darker and the violence escalates with the implacability of a nightmare, the initially clear moral universe turns on its head in an unsettling inversion reminiscent of Clint Eastwoods Unforgiven. Like Eastwoods character in that movie, when Cot gives full expression to his true nature, the bodies of foes and friends pile up.Men in Miami Hotels may seem odd or inaccessible to some readers because its so peerless. Authors who concern themselves with gun fights and gambling often dont care much to stop and describe an old womans hands (Knotted rope stained purple) or the full measure of the hopes and regrets of characters seen only in passing.But Smith, warrior-poet to the core, thrives in uncharted waters. Leave the wheelbarrows and blackbirds for the others, and he will take the Uzis and the existential anguish. Nicholas Mancusi is a writer in New York. This is reprinted from the Miami Herald.Dark story starts with Key West homeBy NICHOLAS MANCUSIBOOK REVIEWMen in Miami Hotels. Charlie Smith Harper Perennial.304 pages. $14.99 in paper. LIVING BRIEFS Exceptional Properties... Exceptional Service! 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KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday,July 10,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: Ad# 568682 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 AUGUST 5, 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. 2006 CHRYSLER VIN: 2C3LA63HX6H164122 Published July 10, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 568731 NOTICE OF SALE FEDERAL LIEN CORP. will sell at Public Sale at Auction the following vessels to satisfy lien pursuant to Chapter 328.17 of the Florida Statutes on Jul 25, 2013 at 10 A.M. Lot#: B33464 1983 TROJAN; Reg# 928557; Hull ID# TRJWD0050883; Located at: ARNO LAMB 599 MORRIS AVENUE Key Largo, FL 33037 (770)262-6868; Owner: ANDREW JACKSON & HOLLIS I CHAPPELL 5575 SW 6TH STREET MIAMI, FL 33134; Customer: ANDREW JACKSON & HOLLIS I CHAPPELL 1343 CASTILE AVENUE CORAL GABLES, FL 33134; Lienholder: NONE; Lien Amount: $45,000.00 Any person(s) claiming any interest(s) in the above vessels contact: FEDERAL LIEN CORP. (954) 384-7171 25% Buyers Premium ALL AUCTIONS ARE HELD WITH RESERVE* LIC# AB0000288 Published July 10, 17, 2013 Florida Keys KeynoterLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? CALL US TO PLACE A FREE AD THE KEYNOTER 743-5551MOVING SALE Fri., Sat. & Sun. 7/12, 7/13 & 7/14 75091 Overseas Hwy. RATTAN TABLE& 4 CHAIRS 36" x 54" glass top. Brown cushions. Exc. cond! $400 (Cost new $1500). Call or text 305-731-3212, KCB. PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. 2008 50" TOSHIBA TV Large wood dinning room table w/ 8 chairs. Dressers, night stands, 4 king size beds. Call (305)731-0600 CrocsSneakers,High Top, Hover style, uni-sex, retro look. Grey canvas top, white cap on toe & wraparound sole. Mens sz 9/womens 11. BRAND NEW I ordered wrong size online. Lightweight &comfortable. Orig $50, sell for $30. 619-0192 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)394-5552 grassykeyhouseforsale.com SPACIOUS 3/2 CBS HOME Ground level, family subdivision. MM 104 O/S. Fenced 60x100 lot. Asking $277,000. Diane Loveland Lic. Broker C21 Schwartz Realty (305) 923-1333 LargoKey@aol.comKEY 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 nicemobilehomeforsale 2 BR1bath,setupinOcean BreezeParkinMarathon.Lot rent$500.Withutilitiesapprox 650/moPartlyfurnished.50x 10.Nicedeck.$16,000315677-3553nbdartist@aol.com 3 BR / 1 BA MM 86 Across from Founders Pk. Unfurn., quiet neighborhood. $1500 / mo. + util. F/L/S, Ref. req. Call (305) 942-0197. LAYTON 2 BED 2 BATH On cannel 50 Dock $1,700 FLS No Pets (305) 394-3485 MARATHON Charming 3/1 home + 1/1 private guest house. Great neighborhood! Tropical yard. $2200/mo., FLS. Call Andy 561-212-3045 MM 106 5 BR, 4 BA,120 dock 1 minute from Gulf. 3100 sf, fenced in yard. New carpet. Spotless! Avail now! $2800 mo, F/L/S. 954-290-1444FL CITY / HOMESTEAD 2/2 townhouse. Gated comm. Long term only. F/S $1100 / mo. No sec. 8. Assoc. Approval req. Call Lisa Bradeen @ (305) 852-8477ISLAMORADA Furnished 1/1 condo. Pool, tennis, garage, laundry, boat dock, ramp, storage yard 25 max. $950mo. F/L/S. No pets. 305-338-0486 OCEANFRONT 2 BR / /2 BA Plantaion by the Sea. Long term rental. Unfurn. $1500 / mo., furn. $1800 / mo. Call 1-(305) 815-8212 MARATHON MOBILE HOME For rent. Must have security and references. Call 305-743-6519 RV LOTS FOR RENT in MARATHON Adult Park. Please call 305-743-6519 GRASSY KEY Small apartment, 1 person. $740/month + utilities. 305-481-4301 MARATHON Unfurn effcy apt. A/C. No smoking, no dogs. Share W/D. Lease. $695 + electric, cable. 305-900-0113 MM102 1 BR / 1 BA Furn. downstairs apt. Incl. elec. & water. No smoking / no pets, $850 /mo. F/S (305) 904-8866 or (305) 970-4344 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 MM 100 Warehouse and or office With bathroom 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. 305-923-9542 NOW HIRING F/T CLERICAL / Admin. Asst. Must know Quick Books, should be computer savy. Call 451-4722 or email resume to: govsales@ape.com CARPENTER & LABORERS Must have tools and car. 305-731-8872 EXPDCARPENTERS Must have own transportation, hand tools, tool pouch, past employment ref. No drunks or drugs. 289-7655, Marathon. PLANTATION BOAT MART is now hiring an energetic, professional person for our Parts Dept. Apply in person at 90400 Overseas Hwy. CUSTODIAN NEEDED For busy veterinary practice in Marathon. Duties include overall monitoring and cleaning hospital inside and outside during the day as and where it is needed. Prefer experience with maintenance. Some minor animal handling may be required. Must be able to lift 60 lbs. Shift hours are 6am to 3pm. Salary based on experience with nice benefit package. Please apply at Marathon Veterinary Hospital, 11187 Overseas Hwy or call 305-743-7099 Debbies Cleaning Service NOW hiring F/T or P/T cleaning personnel. Marathon area, but can live outside of Marathon. 305-481-8379 HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED English reqd. Apply in person Blackfin Resort 4650 O/S Hwy, Marathon. 743-2393POOL MAINTENANCEMiddle Keys resident preferred. CALL 305-849-5934 Big Pine Key Fishing Lodge is looking to fill a F/T night janitor/security position from 6pm-3am. Will include wkends. Health & vac. benefits. Apply in person to 33000 O/S Hwy.HOUSEKEEPER for small resort in Long Key. Must be dependable and have own transportation. Please call 305664-5130 between 9-6. Lobby Concierge MM48 Hammocks. $500-600/wk. @ 30 hrs. Benefits in 90. Get Ap at Front Desk. Career oppty. act today.MATECUMBE RESORT is hiring a Part Time Maintenance Person. Must work weekends. Send resume to: mroakeys@yahoo.com P/T HOUSEKEEPER Exp. preferred. Flex hrs. Must speak English. Sm resort, Conch Key. Bkgrnd & drg test reqd. 305-289-1377 KEYSWIDE CLASSIFIEDS ONLINE (305) 743-5551 Classifieds WOW LOOK !!! WOW LOOK !!! PUBLICHEARINGNOTICEISHEREBYGIVENTOPROSPECTIVE BIDDERSTHATtheMonroeCountySchoolDistrict willbeopeningbidsforthefollowing: RFP520HORACEOBRYANTMIDDLESCHOOL EASTPARKINGLOT Date/Time:July12,2013at10:00a.m. Location:MCSDAdministrationBldg,241Trumbo Road,KeyWest,FL33040 TheMonroeCountySchoolDistrictreservestheright, atitssolediscretion,toacceptorrejectanyandallbids andtowaveinformalitiesorirregularitieswhenitisin thebestinterestoftheBoardtodoso.PleasecontactSuanneLee,PurchasingSupervisor,withany questionsregardingthisbid.Suanne.Lee@KeysSchools.com or(305)293-1400Ext53360. PublishedKeynoter7/6/13&7/10/13 NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS 100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY ATLANTICPINESAPARTMENTSIsacceptingapplications forTwoBedroomApartments. RentalAssistanceisavailableforqualifiedapplicants.Forinformationandanappointmentcontact therentalofficelocatedat:AtlanticPinesApartments 400CountyRoad,Suite#5,BigPineKey,FL33043305-872-9383Fax:305-872-9384 atlanticpines@chpc2.org S S k k i i l l l l e e d d C C a a r r p p e e n n t t e e r r s s & & L L a a b b o o r r e e r r s s W W a a n n t t e e d d Tools&Transportation amust!P P l l a a n n t t a a t t i i o o n n K K e e y y A A r r e e a a C C a a l l l l ( ( 3 3 0 0 5 5 ) ) 8 8 5 5 2 2 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 Search Public Notices Online Its your right to know:School District BudgetsLocal Tax ChangesProperty AuctionsPublic HearingsCity Budgets Search Public Notices Online at:www .KeysNet.com Mouse over Classifieds, then click on Public Notices YOU HAVE IT.Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in our classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or ads@keynoter.com

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Wednesday,July 10,2013 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: RESORT HELP Immediate opening! GENERAL MAINTENANCE / DOCK HAND Marathon, 305-797-1707 THE MOORINGS is seeking a friendly, self motivated, team player for Guest Services; duties include beach attendant and assisting guests with luggage, etc. Appearance counts. Please pick up an application @ 123 Beach Rd, Islamorada FL or fax resume to 664.4242 or email to moori ngs@bellsouth.net THE MOORINGS is seeking self motivated, detail oriented and hard working individuals to fill positions in Housekeeping. Please submit an application /resume @ 123 Beach Rd., Islamorada. MM 81.5 ocean side or email: moorings@bellsouth.net CaptainWanted Parttime position,EcoTour boat,BaysideRetiredpersons prefered. 305-394-7422305-394-7422 Floridakeyz@aol.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. NOWHIRING LineCook/ Dishwasher,applyinperson atKINGSeafood.10925 OverseasHwy,Marathon305735-4132 Stonecrabfresh@aol.com NOWHIRING SERVER AND PART-TIME KITCHEN HELP. Apply at the Stuffed Pig, Marathon. EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair tech. Must have valid drivers lic. & tools! Also hiring delivery drivers and installers. Call (305) 664-3662.Groundskeeper needed for condos in KCB. Exp. with lawn and pools. Must have transportation. Apply at Continental Inn, 1121 W Ocean Dr.Licensed Boat Captains needed in Big Pine Key. Please contact Seacamp (305) 872-2331 or email info@seacamp.org MARATHON PLUMBER AND PLUMBERS HELPER. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass drug test. (305) 731-7797 PlumbersandPlumbers Helpers Applyinpersonat 107005thAveGulfMonday throughFriday9:00until 12:00.Plumbers,experience necessary.Willingtotrainthe rightpersonasahelper.305743-7072eerp@bellsouth.net Plumber/Sewer Installer With backhoe experience. Marathon area. Clean DL req. Pay for experience. Call 305-743-4245 or email: jm @3rdgenerationplumbing.comKENNEL CAREGIVER Animal care duties reqd. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. This critical position will only be filled by a compassionate, caring individual that loves to work with animals and people. F/T or P/T. Evening and weekends required. Call Marathon Veterinary Hospital. 743-7099 Multiple phone line operator wanted for busy veterinary practice in Marathon. Requires pleasant phone voice with strong multi tasking skills. Full time including Saturdays. Veterinary experience preferred. Salary based on experience with nice benefit package. Please apply at Marathon Veterinary Hospital, 11187 Overseas Hwy, or call 305-743-7099. 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 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 44 HOUSEBOAT 3 Bouys Sunseeker. Excellent condition. $29,000. Marathon. Call Ken 253-677-7431 RESERVE YOUR SLIP NOW! Summer Special $450/mo. Sombrero/Dockside Marina, www.sombreromarina.com 305-743-5663, 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, Double booms, ready to go! $70K, obo. 239-825-4778 or 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 43 TORRES COMM. BOAT lobster tags, lobster traps, forklift, compressor and staple guns. Call between 6 8 PM (305) 320-4185. All types of permits for sale! Rock Shrimp, King Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef & pelagic, Commercial Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Snapper IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com HidesforSale CowHidesfor SaleforStoneCraband LobsterFishing.Bagged Trimmingsalso.Fullloadscan bedelivered.CallHAKHides at352-804-8194forpricing. 352-804-8194 MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 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 2002 Harley Davidson Deuce, Softail. Only 6500 miles. Good cond. $8500. 305-743-4610. Marathon. 2007 GMC YUKON DENALI Loaded! $16,2000 Call (305) 619-0572 CLEANING SERVICES Residential Home Cleaning (786) 908-6957 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 CABINETS FREDS BEDS KITCHEN KORNER Real Wood Cabinets; Particle Board Prices. Mrthn. 743-7277 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. Plumbing Ernest E. Rhodes Lic# CFC1427241 10700 5th Ave, Gulf, Marathon 743-7072 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 000002ISLAND DOG PETSITTING Service / my home or yours. Reasonable rates. Call Linda at (305) 923-6738. MM 103 POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/CareCenter Inc. BehavioralHealthTechnician-Marathon CrisisStabilizationUnit.Part-TimeBehavioralHealthTherapistProvidingindividualandgroupcounselingformentalhealthand substanceabuseclientsintheMarathonoffice.FloridaLicense Required:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred.Fulltime.CaseManagerCoordinatingandprovidingservicestoadultsandchildreninthe MiddleandLowerKeys.BachelorsinHumanServiceFieldand1 yearexperiencerequired.Full-Time.RNPerDiemNurses PartandFullTimefortheCrisisStabilizationUnit/DetoxUnitin Marathon.Specialincentivesoffered.FamilyInterventionSpecialistScreen,assess,referralandlinkageforindividualswithsubstance abusedisordersand/ormentalhealthissuesintheLowerand MiddleKeys.Co-locatedbetweentheGuidance/CareCenterandDCF offices.Bachelorsdegreeinamentalhealthdisciplineandwithat leasttwoyearsofrelevantexperiencerequired.CAPand/orMasters preferred.Full-time.BehavioralHealthTherapist Providingservicestochildren&familiesatschoolsandclient homesinthelowerKeyscommunity.Mastersrequired; licensedpreferred.Fulltime.Allapplicantsmustsubmit:1)resume;2)threereferences;3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreeningpriortoanyofferofemployment.Applyonline@https://careers.westcare.com EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotreapply POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/CareCenter Inc. BehavioralHealthTechnician-Marathon CrisisStabilizationUnit.Part-TimeBehavioralHealthTherapistProvidingindividualandgroupcounselingformentalhealthand substanceabuseclientsintheMarathonoffice.FloridaLicense Required:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred.Fulltime.CaseManagerCoordinatingandprovidingservicestoadultsinthe LowerKeys. BachelorsinHumanServiceFieldand1 year experiencerequired. Full-Time.RNPerDiemNurses PartandFullTimefortheCrisisStabilizationUnit/DetoxUnitin Marathon.Specialincentivesoffered.FamilyInterventionSpecialistScreen,assess,referralandlinkageforindividualswithsubstance abusedisordersand/ormentalhealthissuesintheLowerand MiddleKeys.Co-locatedbetweentheGuidance/CareCenterandDCF offices.Bachelorsdegreeinamentalhealthdisciplineandwithat leasttwoyearsofrelevantexperiencerequired.CAPand/orMasters preferred.Full-time.BehavioralHealthTherapist Providingservicestochildren&familiesatschoolsandclient homesinthelowerKeyscommunity.Mastersrequired; licensedpreferred.Fulltime.Allapplicantsmustsubmit:1)resume;2)threereferences;3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreeningpriortoanyofferofemployment.Applyonline@https://careers.westcare.com EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotreapply JoinTeamHammocksandworkinafunandexcitingenvironment. Weoffergrowthopportunities,acompetitivesalaryandanexcellentbenefitpackage.POSITIONS A V AILABLE: ExperiencedLineCookandGrillCook SeasonalBartenders ActivitiesPerson( Previouscampcounselor,swimming,arts&craftsexp.aplus)Applyinperson: 1688OverseasHwy.,MarathonMM48.2BaysideEqualOpportunityEmployer/DrugFreeWorkplace Deliverournewspapers inearlymorninghours inKeyWest. Formoreinformationcall 305-852-3216Ext.21Needtomake someextracash? IHOPofMarathon UnderNewManagementNowhiringforallshifts: CooksServers ManagersBussersHost/HostessApplyinpersonto 6495OverseasHwy,Marathon orcall305-743-5952 KENNEL CAREGIVER Animal care duties reqd. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. This critical position will only be filled by a compassionate, caring individual that loves to work with animals and people. F/T or P/T. Evening and weekends required. Call Marathon Veterinary Hospital. 743-7099 Multiple phone line operator wanted for busy veterinary practice in Marathon. Requires pleasant phone voice with strong multi tasking skills. Full time including Saturdays. Veterinary experience preferred. Salary based on experience with nice benefit package. Please apply at Marathon Veterinary Hospital, 11187 Overseas Hwy, or call 305-743-7099. 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 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 44 HOUSEBOAT 3 Bouys Sunseeker. Excellent condition. $29,000. Marathon. Call Ken 253-677-7431 POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/CareCenter Inc. BehavioralHealthTechnician-Marathon CrisisStabilizationUnit.Part-TimeBehavioralHealthTherapistProvidingindividualandgroupcounselingformentalhealthand substanceabuseclientsintheMarathonoffice.FloridaLicense Required:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred.Fulltime.CaseManagerCoordinatingandprovidingservicestoadultsinthe LowerKeys. BachelorsinHumanServiceFieldand1 year experiencerequired. Full-Time.RNPerDiemNurses PartandFullTimefortheCrisisStabilizationUnit/DetoxUnitin Marathon.Specialincentivesoffered.FamilyInterventionSpecialistScreen,assess,referralandlinkageforindividualswithsubstance abusedisordersand/ormentalhealthissuesintheLowerand MiddleKeys.Co-locatedbetweentheGuidance/CareCenterandDCF offices.Bachelorsdegreeinamentalhealthdisciplineandwithat leasttwoyearsofrelevantexperiencerequired.CAPand/orMasters preferred.Full-time.BehavioralHealthTherapist Providingservicestochildren&familiesatschoolsandclient homesinthelowerKeyscommunity.Mastersrequired; licensedpreferred.Fulltime.Allapplicantsmustsubmit:1)resume;2)threereferences;3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreeningpriortoanyofferofemployment.Applyonline@https://careers.westcare.com EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotreapply The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in the classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or ads@keynoter.com YOU HAVE IT. Search Public Notices Online Its your right to know:School District BudgetsLocal Tax ChangesProperty AuctionsPublic HearingsCity Budgets Search Public Notices Online at:www .KeysNet.com Mouse over Classifieds, then click on Public Notices

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KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday,July 10,2013 New Extended Hours Mon Fri: 8 6 PMSat: 8 4 PM24 Hour EMERGENCY Service Take a peek at whats up at Upper Keys Vet HospitalDr. Robert Foley Dr. Kimberly Greene Dr. Irene FlegelIntroducingourNEW 2000 sq.ft.grassy excer-play yard!Providing Full Service W www.upperkeysvet.com 305-852-3665 Old Town Manor and Rose Lane Villaswww.DestinationOldTown.com511 Eaton St. Key West, FL 305-292-2170Offers dog friendly accommodations Because dogs deserve a vacation too! LETJOYFULPET CARE FOR YOUR LOVED ONES!!305-289-0833 JOYFUL PET SITTERS.comITS VACATION TIME!! FLORIDA KEYS PREMIER MUSIC PLACE Mile Marker 49.5 743-2220www.TheHurricaneGrille.com Live Music 9 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday $5 Lunches 7 Days a Week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Every Tuesday is Taco Tuesday Every Thursday is Wing NightDelivery Available 7 nights from 5 p.m. to midnightVoted Best Bar & Live Music Venue PH: 305-743-6732 5101 Overseas Highway Fax: 305-743-6724 Marathon, Florida 33050Pickup and Delivery Throughout The Florida KeysHelp The Marathon Animal Shelter!Mention this ad & well donate 5% of your order toSafe Harbor Animal RescueMay & June 2013 BENJI is a 2.5 year old male. Available at the Safe Harbor, Marathon. 305-743-4800 GEORGE is a 1.5 year old male. Available at the Safe Harbor, Marathon. 305-743-4800 PEPPER is a 1 year old female. Available at the Safe Harbor, Marathon. 305-743-4800 ANGEL is a 3 year old female Husky. Available at the Upper Keys Animal Shelter. 305-451-0088 FRANKIE,SKYLAR, & LUNA Angel's puppies, 1 male, 2 females Available at the Upper Keys Animal Shelter. 305-451-0088 OCTOBER iis an 8 week old tortie kitten. Available at the Upper Keys Animal Shelter. 305-451-0088 BELLA is a 1.5 year old female Pit Bull Terrier Mix. Available at the FL Keys S.P.C.A, Key West. 305-294-4857 LADY VADER is a 4 year old female Pug/Beagle Mix. Available at the FL Keys S.P.C.A, Key West. 305-294-4857 REN is 7 year old female Domestic Medium Hair. Available at the FL Keys S.P.C.A, Key West. 305-294-4857 FRED is a young black male. Available at For gotten Felines, Marathon. 305-743-2520 MINI-MOUSE is a grey/white young adult female. Available at Fo rgotten Felines, Marathon. 305-743-2520 SAMANTHA is a white tabby young adult female. Available at Fo rgotten Felines, Marathon. 305-743-2520