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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .4B Living . . . . . . .3B Business . . . . . .7A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. Victory at lastAfter a seven-year drought, the Key West girls soccer team finally defeats Coral Shores. Story, 1B Curtain coming down?It looks like a planned amphitheater for the Truman Waterfront in Key West might not come to fruition. Story, 8A WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013 VOLUME 60, NO. 93 25 CENTS Reitzel case back in courtSix years after she says she made then-schools Super intendent Randy Acevedo aware of financial irregularities in the Monroe County School District, a former employee is heading back to court to get her job back. Former Finance Director Katherine Reitzel and former Credit Card Administrator Linda Walker have both sued the district. They claim they were forced to resign or face firing in 2009 when the Acevedo theft scandal Acevedos wife Monique spent more than $400,000 in district money on herself was unfolding.Walker was a 35-year employee only 10 months from retirement, while Reitzel had worked there since 2002. On Nov. 25, Michael Burke, an outside attorney for the School Board, will ask Circuit Court Judge Tegan Slaton to toss Reitzels lawsuit. A similar effort to get Walkers lawsuit, now combined with Reitzels, has been rejected. The pair claims protection under the Florida Whistleblower Act. In November 2007, Walker alerted Reitzel to irregularities with the districts credit card program, specifically, the spending of Monique, then a district administrator. Reitzel took that concern to Randy Acevedo, who did nothing.Then in 2009, Reitzel refused to sign a letter to state auditors saying the financial information the district was providing the auditors for the 2008-09 school year was complete and not fraudulent. Randy Acevedo signed the letter.That year, then-Gov. Charlie Crist removed him from office, and at trial he was convicted of three counts of official misconduct. He got probation. While the finance scandal was unraveling in September 2009, Acevedos appointed successor, Joseph Burke, gave Reitzel and Walker the choice of being fired or retiring. They chose the latter and in February 2010, they sued the School District. Burke said the Nov. 25 hearing applies to Reitzels lawsuit although for trial purposes the two complaints have been combined. Burkes position is that Ms. Reitzel was given the option of resigning or poten-Former district finance director forced to resign as Acevedo scandal unfoldedMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com FOOTBALL HONORSA public hunt for Burmese pythons considered the worst enemy of the environment in the Everglades wont take place again, say state game officials. The so-called Python Challenge, staged in January and February and which netted 68 of the snakes, turned out to be a once-ever event. Story, 3ACHALLENGE NO MORE Coral Shores High School defensive lineman and running back Anthony Rice (11) accepts the Southeastern Football Conferences South Division Player of the Year honor Saturday, along with first-team all-conference teammates Alberto Anderson (4, linebacker), George Jacobsen (15, running back) and Jake Niedbalski (52, center). Daron Govan, defensive back, could not attend. Additionally, Hurricane head coach Ed Holly was named South Division Coach of the Year after Coral Shores went 8-2. New Biscayne plan gets a cold receptionA new plan for managing Biscayne National Park waters north of the Florida Keys may create a new type of marineprotected area that limits recreational fishing and bans commercial fishing. The proposal unveiled Friday by the National Park Service angered Upper Keys commercial fishermen as too extreme, and disappointed the National Parks Conservation Association as inadequate. Its crazy, said Ernie Piton, president of the Florida Keys Commercial Fishermens Association. Theyre closing so many areas, where are people going to go? Theyll be on top of each other. The parks new recommended plan is called Alternative 6, which proposes to establish a Special Recreation Zone covering 14,679 acres, or about 23 square miles. The zone would encompass the parks waters from Hawk Channel into the Atlantic, with the southern border east of Old Rhodes Key and running to Elliot Key. All commercial fishing, except using lampara nets for ballyhoo, would be banned. Recreational fishing would be limited to special-zone permit holders, decided by lottery. Plans suggest issuing 430 permits to private anglers and 70 to sportfishing guides. This new concept aims to accomplish the same objectives as the original preferred alternative while allowing limited fishing opportunities, Biscayne Superintendent Brian Carlstrom said in a prepared statement. Our partner agencies believe that providing some access, while prohibiting certain activities that are most damaging to the coral reef system, will enable us to simultaneously achieve our visitor experience and resource protection goals, Carlstrom said.It contains permit lottery for fishermenKEYS FISHERIESBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgDOT comes calling this weekKeys residents get the chance Thursday to find out what state officials have planned for Keys roads in the coming years.Thats when District 6 (South Florida) Department of Transportation staff will unveil their annual five-year work plan for Monroe County, at a hearing set for 6 to 8 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center, mile marker 48.5 bayside. It will air on Comcast Cable Channel 76. Tentatively planned:Continued reconstruction of North Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West.Repairs to the Bahia Honda Channel Bridge.$11.4 million in repairs to the Long Key Bridge that will see periodic one-lane closures at night for nearly two years.Overseas Highway repairs in Islamorada from mile marker 77 to 81.43.Overseas Highway repairs in Key Largo between mile markers 90.7 and 97.The five-year work plan is fluid and can change but it does give a framework for DOT work over than span.Thursdays hearing comes on the heels of a visit from DOT Secretary Ananth Prasad, who is scheduled to address the Monroe County Commission at 9 a.m. today in Key Largo before attending a Key West Chamber of Commerce members-only luncheon this afternoon at the Marriott Beachside.Prasad is scheduled to discuss the old Seven Mile Bridge during his talk to the commission this morning at the Murray E. NelsonPublic hearing on its work plan is Thursday nightBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comTRANSPORTATIONHIV disclosure law sparks big court battleIn Florida, and almost three dozen other states, its a crime to have intercourse without disclosing a sexually transmitted disease.So prosecutors thought they had a solid case when they charged a Manatee County woman who failed to tell her female partner she was HIVpositive. A Tampa appeals court, however, threw out the case, ruling that sexual intercourse could take place only between a man and a woman.But last month, a South Florida appeals court issued a conflicting opinion, upholding charges against a Key West man whom police had accused of lying about being HIV-positive to his male partner. The ruling more broadly defined intercourse, finding that it did not require opposite genders or specific body parts. The Florida Supreme Court is likely to end up resolving the clashing opinions, which are being closely monitored by gay-rights advocates. On the one hand, they support legal rulings that convey equal status to same-sex relations but they also oppose the HIV disclosure law, arguing that the long-controversial statute stigmatizes people infected with the virus. Its a progressive ruling, but the law itself is dracon-Key West case at the center of legal fightBy DAVID OVALLEdovalle@MiamiHerald.comIN THE COURTSSee Reitzel, 2ASee Plan, 2ASee DOT, 3ASee HIV, 2A
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After hours, call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIESDue to an editing error, Saturdays LAttitudes had an authors name incorrect in a headline. Author James Hall will be at Hooked on Books in Islamorada Dec. 3 at 1 p.m. for a signing and chat about his new book, Going Dark.GETTING IT STRAIGHTCONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSUnion undertakes holiday food driveTeamsters Local Union No. 769 in Key West is helping fight hunger this holiday season by teaming up with the Salvation Army for a food drive. The union, whose membership includes Key West city employees, is asking the community to donate nonperishable food to distribute. Last year, the effort resulted in nearly 14,000 meals for those in need in Key West.Drop-off locations are the Key West Bight, Garrison Bight, Key West Police Department and Fire Depart ment on North Roosevelt Boulevard, city Department of Transportation on Palm Avenue and City Hall on Flagler Avenue.Volunteers wanted for homeless countThe Monroe County Homeless Services Continu um-of-Care is coordinating the annual 24-hour countywide point-in-time census of the homeless on Jan. 28, and needs volunteers throughout the Keys. Training will be provided. Planning meetings will be held at the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition at 1618 Truesdale Court, Key West, on Dec. 3 and 17, and Jan. 7, Jan 14 and 21. To find out more, call Stephanie at 2940304 for more information. COADY Little Torch Key, FL: Edward John Coady Jr .,70, formerly of Dudley, MA, passed on Saturday, November 16, 2013. He leaves his wife Gerry (Chase) Coady of 44 years and his three sons: Michael J. Coady and his wife Jennifer of Jupiter, FL, Robert E. Coady and his wife Sage of Easton, CT and David W. Coady of Dudley; three grandsons, William Coady, Graham Coady and Ryan Coady; two brothers, James Coady of Bloomfield, CT and Kevin Coady and his wife Roxanne of New Haven, CT; two sisters, Mary Coady of Wallingford, CT and Ellen Quagliaroli of Branford, CT; a niece Julie Gasco and two nephews, Benjamin Coady and Edward Coady. He was born on January 1, 1943 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the eldest son of the late Edward J. and Helen (Bohan) Coady. He grew up in West Hartford, CT and graduated from Conard High School. He was an Airman First Class in United States Air Force assigned to the 662nd Radar Squadron and supported early warning national defense operations over the Arctic Circle. Ed settled in Dudley, MA where he raised his family and was employed by National Grid formerly Massachusetts Electric Company from 1971 to 2004. He was often called to restore power to communities throughout New England and Canada particularly during adverse winter weather conditions. In his free time, he enjoyed golf and caddied for a number of professional golfers at Pleasant Valley Country Club and was an avid model railroad hobbyist. He retired to Florida Keys where he enjoyed his friends on Little Torch Key, boating, golf and visits with his grandchildren. Eds interests in supporting public safety continued even in retirement as both he and his wife Gerry joined the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. They supported boating safety education and search and rescue efforts in the Florida Keys. His funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20th, at 10:00am in St. Marys Church of the Blessed John Paul II Parish, 263 Hamilton St., Southbridge. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. The Daniel T. Morrill Funeral Home, 130 Hamilton St., Southbridge, is directing arrangements. www.morrillfuneralhome.com PROUTGeorge Russell Prout, Jr. MD George R. Prout, Jr. MD of Duck Key, Florida died peacefully after a long illness on November 12, 2013 at his summer home in Annapolis, Maryland surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 23, 1924, in Massachusetts, and was the son of the late George R. Prout Sr. and Marion Prout [nee Snow]. Dr. Prout spent much of his childhood in Dallas, TX, where his father was Vice President of the General Electric Corporation, a senior member of the Manahattan Project team in charge of the facility, and present at the first detonation. Dr. Prout attended Union College and received his Medical Degree from the Albany Medical College. Dr. Prout interned at Grasslands Hospital in New York. He took a commission in the United States Navy and was stationed on the hospital ship Repose during the Korean Conflict. Upon completion of his military service, Dr. Prout began a residency in Urology under Victor F. Marshall MD at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. This was followed by a fellowship under Dr. Willet Whitmore at Memorial Hospital-Sloan Kettering Medical Center. Dr. Prout became the first Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Miami Medical Center in 1956. He became Professor and Chairman of the Division of Urology at the Medical College of Virginia (VCU Medical Center) in Richmond in 1960, where he was a pioneer in performing kidney transplant operations. From 1969 through 1989, Dr. Prout served as Professor of Urology at the Harvard Medical School and Chief of Urology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Prout was nationally and internationally known for his work in Urologic cancer, especially cancer of the bladder and prostate. He authored or co-authored over 200 articles published in peer reviewed journals. He was a member of many prestigious medical societies including the American College of Surgeons, American Urological Association, American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons, Society of Pelvic Surgeons, and the Society for Urologic Oncology. He trained over 100 Urologists. Many of his residents and fellows have become professors of Urology in academic medical centers in the United States and abroad. Upon his retirement, he became the founding editor of the journal Urologic Oncology. Dr. Prout was an avid sailor and was well known in the yacht racing world. Racing sailboats was in his blood. His grandfather, Carly Snow, was the original designer of the "Snow Bird" which later was raced in the Olympics. Dr. Prout raced one-designs out of the Coral Reef Yacht Club. In Virginia, he created the junior sailing program at Fishing Bay Yacht Club, and built its first four sailing prams for the juniors in his back yard. In the 1970s and 80s, he raced a succession of offshore yachts named"MountainLionEater" abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+ with a toast to George at 3:30pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in honor of George R. Prout, Jr. MD to the American Urological Associations "Urology Care Foundation" at P.O.Box 79183, Baltimore, MD 21279-0183 or at http://www.urologyhealth.org /difference/tributegift.cfm, or to a charity of your choice. LMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_ p ration, a senior member of the Manahattan Project team in charge of the facility, and present at the first detonation. Dr. Prout attended Union College and received his Medical Degree from the Albany Medical College. Dr. Prout interned at Grasslands Hospital in New York. He took a commission in the United States Navy and was stationed on the hospital ship Repose during the Korean Conflict. Upon completion of his military service, Dr. Prout began a residency in Urology under Victor F. Marshall MD at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. This was followed by a fellowship under Dr. Willet Whitmore at Memorial Hospital-Sloan Kettering Medical Center. Dr. Prout became the first Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Miami Medical Center in 1956. He became Professor and Chairman of the Division of Urology at the Medical College of Virginia (VCU Medical Center) in Richmond in 1960, where he was a pioneer in performing kidney transplant operations. From 1969 through 1989, Dr. Prout served as Professor of Urology at the Harvard Medical School and Chief of Urology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Prout was nationally and internationally known for his work in Urologic cancer, especially cancer of the bladder and prostate. He authored or co-authored over 200 articles published in peer reviewed journals. He was a member of many prestigious medical societies including the American College of Surgeons, American Urological Association, American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons, Society of Pelvic Surgeons, and the Society for Urologic Oncology. He trained over 100 Urologists. Many of his residents and fellows have become professors of Urology in academic medical centers in the United States and abroad. Upon his retirement, he became the founding editor of the journal Urologic Oncology. Dr. Prout was an avid sailor and was well known in the yacht racing world. Racing sailboats was in his blood. His grandfather, Carly Snow, was the original designer of the "Snow Bird" which later was raced in the Olympics. Dr. Prout raced one-designs out of the Coral Reef Yacht Club. In Virginia, he created the junior sailing program at Fishing Bay Yacht Club, and built its first four sailing prams for the juniors in his back yard. In the 1970s and 80s, he raced a succession of offshore yachts named "Mountain Lion Eater" as a member of the Boston Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA. Upon his retirement, he moved to Annapolis where he continued to race on the Chesapeake Bay as a member of the Annapolis Yacht Club. He loved his dogs and he loved the outdoors, particularly hunting and fishing and racing sailboats with his children. Dr. Prout is survived by his wife of 63 years Loa K. Prout, a son George R. III, his daughter-in-law Jan Prout, a daughter Elizabeth (Betsy) Prout Lefler, his son-in-law Frank (Skip), and three grandchildren Allison, George R. IV, and Samuel. Burial will be private. Friends and family are invited to a casual open house in celebration of Dr. Prouts life on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at his Annapolis home from 2 5pm with a toast to George at 3:30pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in honor of George R. Prout, Jr. MD to the American Urological Associations "Urology Care Foundation" at P.O.Box 79183, Baltimore, MD 21279-0183 or at http://www.urologyhealth.org /difference/tributegift.cfm, or to a charity of your choice. PROUTGeorge Russell Prout, Jr. MD George R. Prout, Jr. MD of Duck Key, Florida died peacefully after a long illness on November 12, 2013 at his summer home in Annapolis, Maryland surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 23, 1924, in Massachusetts, and was the son of the late George R. Prout Sr. and Marion Prout [nee Snow]. Dr. Prout spent much of his childhood in Dallas, TX, where his father was Vice President of the General Electric Corpotially facing a disciplinary action and chose to retire, voiding protection under the Whistleblower Act. In his Sept. 27 motion, Burke wrote that Reitzel did not file a signed, written complaint on her own initiative ... [and] did not suffer an adverse employment action.Reitzel was the star witness in the states case against Randy Acevedo, who was convicted of covering up the theft and fraud committed by his wife.Monique was convicted of six felonies and is serving eight years in state prison. Shes slated for release in 2017. Testimony in Randy Acevedos trial indicated that Reitzel first brought him evidence of his wifes improper spending in October 2007, but not again until February 2009. The theft went on unchecked in the interim.Reitzel attorney Michael Barnes didnt return a call for comment.But her lawsuit says Reitzels actions are entitled to protection under the Florida Whistle-Blowers Act. Reitzels disclosure to agency administrators constituted a whistle blowing. Reitzels unlawful termination occurred within a week. The [School District] terminated Reitzel from employment ... in retaliation of her disclosures as a whistle-blower. Reitzel and Walker want their jobs back with back pay, and damages greater than $15,000.Reitzel: I was forced to retireFrom Reitzel, 1ABiscayne staff has been working to update its 1983 management plan for more than two years. Analysts with the National Parks Conservation Association said the group prefers an earlier proposal that would create a notake marine reserve covering about 16 square miles. Without a marine reserve at Biscayne, the coral reefs will continue to deteriorate and the park will fail to achieve its management objectives, jeopardizing park resources and the visitor experience, said Caroline McLaughlin, the groups Biscayne specialist. No-take areas in the Dry Tortugas have created significant increases in the size and abundance of once-overfished species after just five years, McLaughlin said. Many recreational fishermen and commercial fishermen blasted the earlier Biscayne marine-reserve plan. The Coastal Conservation Associa tion of Florida, a sport fishing advocacy group, will stake out its stand at a Saturday board meeting, board member Michael Kennedy said Tuesday.We are reviewing the special recreation areas and the other regulations that affect fishermen, Kennedy said. We have some concerns that we will address with the Park Service.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission board, which strongly opposed the original no-take area as harming recreational fishing off Miami-Dade County, will get a presentation on the new plan at the FWCs Thursday meeting in Weston.This application of the quota-hunt concept [for the special-use area] would be a new and novel approach to management of ecologically important marine habitats, like the portions of Floridas reef tract inside the park, says an FWC staff report.At least a dozen and possibly two dozen Keys lobster trappers use waters that would close under Alternative 6, Piton said. If that area closes, many Miami fishermen almost certainly would head south to Keys waters, he said. This would affect so many jobs, here and in Miami, Piton said. I havent seen anything to justify it. Public comment on the Biscayne plan will be open through Feb. 20. Biscayne National Parks hearings on the proposal include a Dec. 11 session in Key Largo.Early plan: Marine reserveFrom Plan, 1Aian, said Norm Kent, a South Florida activist and criminaldefense lawyer who publishes the South Florida Gay News.Scott Schoettes, HIV Project director for the gay-rights group Lambda Legal, said its hard to see a silver lining in a disclosure law he called unjust.Its nice to have courts recognize relations between two men, he said. But it would be nice to recognize granting us our rights in an affirmative sense, not just when it comes to criminalizing our sex lives.In Florida, it is a thirddegree felony punishable by up to five years in prison for a person who knows he or she is HIV-positive to have sex with someone else without informing them. The law came into effect as part of the Control of Sexually Transmissible Disease Act that Florida lawmakers passed in 1986 as fears about HIV, which can lead to AIDS, were growing nationwide.The disclosure law also covers other sexually transmitted diseases, such as herpes, gonorrhea and chlamydia but HIV is the only one that carries a felony charge. Thirtyfour U.S. states and territories have passed similar laws.Detractors are widespread. In February, President Obamas Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS issued a resolution calling criminalization of HIV an unjust, bad public health policy that is fueling the epidemic rather than reducing it.The council pushed for states to repeal or revise the laws.Critics say the laws ignore scientific data that show HIV is rarely transmitted through oral sex or digital penetration, and that the risk is often considerably low even in cases of vaginal or anal sex. All of these laws are just based upon misconceptions about how easy it is to transmit HIV. Its not that easy, said Schoettes, a lawyer who believes the laws should be altered to include proving intent and that a victim actually contracted the virus. The law came under scrutiny in 2010, when the Second District Court of Appeal in Tampa took up the case of an HIV-positive Manatee County woman charged with having oral and digital-penetration sex with another woman. The three-judge panel threw out the charge, ruling sexual intercourse is the penetration of the female sex organ with the male sex organ. The reason: Florida lawmakers never specifically defined what constitutes sexual intercourse. So the judges, in a unanimous ruling, fell back on another Florida law one governing incest to define the meaning of the term. Prosecutors in Tampa chose not to appeal the decision. But the issue was not settled.The Key West caseFast-forward to 2011, when Charles Marlin of Key West met Gary Debaun. According to court records, Marlin had heard rumors of Debaun being HIV-positive, so he asked for proof he was uninfected before they had sex. Debaun, 62, produced a lab report showing that he was HIV-negative, prosecutors say.The two moved in together and began having sex. But then Marlin found HIV-related material on Debauns computer, according to an arrest warrant.Marlin showed the lab report to the doctors office, court records show, where the staff told him it had been forged. Debaun later wrote an apology letter. And with detectives recording the conversation, Marlin called Debaun, who admitted he misled his partner, according to the warrant.Monroe County prosecutors charged Debaun under the HIV-disclosure law.In October 2011, Debauns defense attorney asked Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Wayne Miller to dismiss the case, citing the Tampa ruling involving the two women. He did.This time, prosecutors appealed.On Oct. 30, the Third District Court of Appeal, which covers Miami-Dade and Monroe counties, overturned Millers decision. Judges said the point of the law was to curb the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, especially when many are spread by sexual contact other than vaginal penetration by a penis.It makes no sense to interpret the only act prohibited sexual intercourse as including only penetration of the vagina by the penis, Judge Linda Ann Wells wrote in the 2-1 decision. The judges pointedly said that the HIV law applies to other behavior, including that between two men.The felony charge was reinstated against Debaun. We fully intend on prosecuting Mr. Debaun for his criminal acts, said Monroe Assistant State Attorney Colleen Dunne. The Miami-Monroe appellate court was not the only one to broaden the definition.In May, as judges in South Florida were considering the Debaun case, an appellate court in Daytona Beach weighed in with a ruling in a third case, finding in a unanimous decision that the plain and ordinary meaning of sexual intercourse includes vaginal, anal and oral intercourse between persons, regardless of their gender.Debauns lawyer, Alan Eckstein, said no decision has been made on whether to appeal.Ohio State University law professor Marc Spindelman, who recently wrote an article on gay-rights legal issues for the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, called the HIV-disclosure law no mere symbolic legal issue. The case involves intensely real and practical consequences for peoples lives, Spindelman said. Practical legal consequences hinge on whether lesbians and gay men and their relations and activities wanted or not receive equal or unequal treatment under the law.Keys man being prosecutedFrom HIV, 1AAnalysts with the National Parks Conservation Association said the group prefers an earlier proposal that would create a no-take marine reserve covering about 16 square miles. 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.
A public hunt for Burmese pythons in the Everglades wont be repeated next year, a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswoman said Monday. Instead, the state is beefing up established programs that train licensed hunters and people who regularly work in areas known to contain pythons to kill or report exotic snakes. Certainly our work is not done with pythons, FWC spokes woman Carli Segelson said.The state-sponsored Python Challenge attracted roughly 1,600 hunters in January and February and made headlines worldwide. It netted 68 of the invasive snakes, the longest measuring more than 14 feet, but officials said the number of pythons caught wasnt as important as the data collected during the hunt. University of Florida researchers still are analyzing that data.Segelson said the hunt met the commissions primary goal of raising awareness about Floridas problem with pythons and invasive species, and there will not be another python hunt next year.Its unknown how many pythons live in Floridas Everglades. Researchers say the large snakes are among the invasive species that are eating native wildlife at an alarming rate. State and federal wildlife officials are exploring other ways to manage the python population, including specially designed traps.During the Python Challenge, experienced hunters had more success than the hundreds of amateurs who signed up, so the state is focusing on honing their expertise to harvest pythons in the wild, Segelson said.The state wildlife commission already allows people with special permits to remove pythons and other nonnative snakes from designated wildlife management areas. A partnership with The Nature Conservancy and Everglades National Park will continue to train people who regularly work in areas known to contain pythons such as law enforcement officers, utility workers and students doing research to kill or report nonnative snakes, Segelson.The state also will reach out to licensed hunters to train and encourage them to harvest pythons while theyre out in search of other animals during open hunting seasons on designated lands, Segelson said.Florida prohibits possession or sale of the pythons for use as pets, and federal law bans the importation and interstate sale of the species. The FWC urges people to report sightings of pythons and other exotic species to (888) IVE-GOT-1 (4834681) or www.ivegot1.org. Wednesday, November 20, 2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com Advanced Disposal will continue to provide timely, efcient, and friendly customer service. 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Contact Bruce Williams at Advanced Disposal, 305-853-3433 or Bruce.email@example.comServing the Village of Islamorada over the last 10 years. EVERY RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER WILL GET 2 CARTS 1 BLUE 65 gal Recycling Single Stream cart & 1 GREEN 65 gal Garbage cart g D Government Center, mile marker 102 bayside, but its unclear what hell say. Hes the secretary, he can talk about whatever he wants, County Attorney Bob Shillinger said.Shillinger and County Administrator Roman Gastesi met with Prasad in Tallahassee late last month and scheduled the visit. The secretary was already scheduled to be in Key West the same day.He wanted to get time to get in front of the commission. We told him you could be first on our agenda and kill two birds with one stone, Shillinger said. The 2.2-mile section of the old Seven Mile Bridge leading from Marathon to Knights Key has made headlines for months as the county and DOT negotiate how much each would pay for an estimated $18 million bill to repair the decking and railings. In exchange, DOT insists on turning ownership of the bridge over to Monroe. Complicating matters is a September report from consultant Nelson Canjura, whom the county paid to analyze a pair of complicated 2012 DOT inspection reports that outline the bridges general state of disrepair. Canjura told the County Commission that without major renovation, the bridge is at the end of its service life and intimated the $18 million estimate is for more of a patchwork job rather than total repair. He claimed it could cost as much as $71.76 million over 30 years to keep the bridge leading to Pigeon Key viable. Prasads visit with the Key West chamber will likely revolve around residents and business owners issues with the ongoing $41.5 million reconstruction of North Roosevelt Boulevard.DOT head gives commission updateFrom DOT, 1A Cops ground Marathon pilotA Marathon man with no pilots license stands accused of recklessly flying an aircraft with no registration. John Walsh, 46, was arrested Tuesday on two felony charges stemming from a Sept. 14 incident at the Sandbar anchoring spot off Islamoradas Whale Harbor Channel. Walshs aircraft, an MSquared Breese 2 ultralight built from a kit and fitted with seaplane pontoons, was seized by the Monroe County Sheriffs Office for possible forfeiture. A witness identified as a Federal Aviation Administration safety inspector said he was near the Sandbar when he saw Walshs small seaplane make a low altitude fly-by, about 25 feet above a group of boats and people. The pilot landed the twoseat aircraft near boats on the water and started soliciting customers for a ride in the plane for three 20 dollar bills, according to a Sheriffs Office report. The inspector alerted the FAA security office in Miami, and the agency asked the Sheriffs Office for help. Brooks Bateman, director of the Sheriffs Office Aviation Division, found Walsh doesnt have a pilots license or a license to carry passengers for hire. Walsh was charged with operation of an aircraft in a careless or reckless manner so as to endanger the life or property of another and having an unregistered aircraft. Both are felonies.Walsh accused of soliciting without licenseMIDDLE KEYSKeynoter Staff13 Cuban migrants make it ashoreThirteen refugees from Cuba made it ashore in Key West on Friday and their first true taste of the U.S. was McDonalds. The Key West Police Department says the 13, ranging in age from 21 to 54, were found near mile marker 1 after officers were called by someone saying the group of migrants had landed at Smathers Beach on South Roosevelt Boulevard around 4:30 a.m. Officer Julio Gomez wrote in a report that the migrants told him they had left Cuba eight days earlier on a 15-foot boat with a Russian-made engine and had landed in the Bahamas, where they stayed about two and a half days. They then headed to the U.S., and believed they were in the area of Marathon when the prop broke. They said that they drifted that area for another couple of days. They said that the high winds and current finally allowed them to land in Key West. When found, they were cold, hungry and thirsty. So police went and bought two cases of water for them. Then they were taken to the parking lot of the Monroe County Sheriffs Office on Stock Island, where U.S. Customs and Border Protection was called. While waiting for the federal agents, Key West medic Sheldon Goodman went to McDonalds and purchased 26 Egg McMuffins, which provided them with their first American meal.IMMIGRATIONKeynoter StaffNo more Python Challenge, state saysTHE EVERGLADESAssociated PressA 60-day due-diligence period checked out fine and the prospective ownership group headed by city of Marathon Finance Director Peter Rosasco is one step closer to purchasing the Florida Keys Country Club in Marathon.Rosasco, developer Marvin Rappaport and other investors plan a 60to 65-room hotel with 13 vacation cottages and revamped amenities at the former Sombrero Country Club on Sombrero Boulevard. Rosasco says a price hasnt been established. The Monroe County Property Appraisers Office lists four lots as part of the country club with a combined assessment of $3.8 million. The county club is now owned by its members.Rosasco said his group has hired various professionals to begin working on a conditional-use application, which is basically the city of Marathon signing off on their plans.He said hes hired two architects, one for the resort area and one who does golfcourse renovations; civil engineers to address drainage concerns; a traffic consultant; and land planners to prepare the application. In a perfect world, the plan is to be at the Planning Commission in the later part of January or first part of February. Then the City Council right after that, Rosasco said. Our target is to get the conditional-use approval done in February, have a closing with the club in March and be working on the front nine and drainage in that area, relocating the tennis courts and the new clubhouse in May or June, he added. Rosasco said the sale and the groups financing would be contingent on securing the conditional-use permit for development from the city. Were very excited. It seems to be proceeding along nicely. Its a lot of work and a sequential process we have to go through, he said. Tentative plans call for a new clubhouse to be built where the current tennis courts and storage space are, while the hotel would be built where the current clubhouse is. That building would be torn down. There would also be significant improvement to the golf course itself. Then-Sombrero Country Club had as many as 280 members in the past, but is down to 49 certificated members, or those with an ownership stake. It also has 26 club members and about 175 player card members that pay an annual fee for the card and a per-round fee.Country clubs sale gets closerMARATHONBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com
Its getting harder and harder these days to do a load of laundry in the Florida Keys.Six months after Marathons only Laundro mat closed, the Big Pine Laundry Loft on Big Pine Key has followed suit. That means people from the Lower Keys through mile marker 82 in Islamorada are now without a Laundromat (there are Laundromats in Key West). Coynes Laundry, a dropoff-only location, is available in the Little Venice area of Marathon near 112th Street and U.S. 1. The Laundry Loft was in the Winn-Dixie Shopping Center on Big Pine. The reason for its closing is unclear. West Palm Beach-based Ferber Co. manages the shopping center and referred the Keynoter to listing agent Claude Gardner from Prudential Knight & Gardner Realty. Gardner did not return several calls for comment Monday and Tuesday. Donna Farmer owned the Maytag Clean Laundry around mile marker 50 bayside but it closed in May after 31 years in business after Farmer spent years trying to maintain it in the face of rising costs. She negotiated on several occasions with the city of Marathon over her sewer assessment, but couldnt afford to stay open. Coynes owner Aaron Osters has been running his laundry for roughly 18 months He said hes seen a bit of an uptick in business since Farmer closed shop. A little bit but were not a Laundromat. Were drop-off only so its a different business, he said. Drop-off laundry is more expensive because Coynes washes and folds each customers laundry. They pay per pound for the service. Osters said he hasnt noticed an impact from the Laundry Loft shutting down, but called his business relatively busy. Were basically word of mouth; we havent really had to advertise, he said. KeysNet.com Keynoter 4A Wednesday, November 20, 2013 The only thing we overlook is the ocean.4:30 pm to 10:00 pmOpen 7 Days At Beautiful Rainbow Bend ResortMile Marker 58, Grassy Key Reservations Call 289-1554 Credit Cards Accepted per couple(Call for Reservations)Casual Gourmet Oceanfront Dining Thanksgiving Dinner for TwoStarting 12:00 noon The Whole TurkeyComplete Dinner for 2$58.008-10 lb. Turkey with Breads, Caesar Salad, Trimmings, Holiday Pie Laundry Loft closes, further limiting optionsWith doors shut, few Laundromats to choose fromBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comLOWER KEYSKeynoter photos by TODD SWIFTAll thats left of the old Big Pine Laundry Loft are the water pipes extending from the wall. That means Lower Keys residents who dont have a washing machine or access to one have to travel far to wash their clothes.New questions arise over raisesWith protracted contract negotiations with the United Teachers of Monroe at a standstill, School Board member Ed Davidson is questioning Superintendent Mark Porters entire strategy to fund the buy-back of unpopular teacher furlough days.The seven-day unpaid furlough program went into effect in 2011 and saves the district $1.7 million each year. To fund the buy-back basically, killing the furlough program Porter tapped $1.4 million derived from a Legislature-mandated teacher raise program to pay the lions share.Davidson said he doesnt believe thats an appropriate use of the money, which has the ripple effect of negating six months of bargaining with UTM and putting the district on the hook for seven figures. New money means new raises, Davidson said. I remain seriously concerned that we have been negotiating on a very questionable premise: That we can use money for new raises to pay off old furlough-day obligations, which will create a budget crisis in excess of $1 million.Porter said the issue is premature because contract bargaining is not complete. When it is, the district will submit to the state Department of Education a plan for how the $1.4 million will be spent.Until such time as the negotiations process is completed and we thereby have a plan to submit, there is no question to be answered, he said. Any such purported answers are merely speculative at this point in time. He continued, Most important to our employees is the clear message that the reinstatement of furlough days is a decision that will not be revisited. The School Board did what was right for our employees for all the right reasons. Porter said the money for teacher salary increases is clearly part of our overall budget picture. Resources expended in the contract negotiations process will include both [teacher salary increase] revenue as well as other provided revenue. A one-year employment contract would cover 525 teaches and 114 school-related personnel like bus drivers and food-service workers. Stuart Kessler, a member of the districts appointed advisory Audit and Finance Committee, is also raising the alarm on the furlough buy-back. In a Nov. 12 letter to Porter and board members, Kessler wrote: From my research, it appears that the additional funds allocated by the state for teacher salary increases must be used for prospective increases, not the funding of furlough days from the previous contract. Kessler based his conclusion on a back-and-forth with Stephanie Hofheinz from the Department of Educations Office of Funding and Financial Reporting. Specifically, Hofheinz directed Kessler to Senate Bill 1514, Section 26, which says, A district school board or charter school board may distribute salary increases, but not use the money to restore previous cuts.Kessler also points to a Statewide Teacher Pay Increase Q & A distributed by the Department of Education.Question 13 asks: Are these funds to be used to cover previously bargained salary increases, or is the increase considered to be in addition to what our district already plans to offer? The answer is, This is a salary increase to be included in the base salary as determined by collective bargaining agreement. Porter announced an agreement in principle with UMT on Oct. 30 but that has since fallen apart over the budget reduction article in teacher and school-related employee contracts.MONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com
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Opinion & EditorialWednesday, November 20, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome, but subject to editing and condensing. There is a 400-word limit. Letters thanking an individual are welcome. Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists. Letters must be signed. Anonymous letters will not be published. Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor, Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, FL 33050 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor EDITORIALStand your ground needs clarificationLETTERS TO THE EDITORVoters demanding changeUnless the elected Marathon officials and city administration had their heads in the sand or somewhere else, the mandate and significance of the thunderous message that was sent by the voters of Marathon at the ballot box on Nov. 5 should have been received loud and absolutely clear by the elected officials and administration. The Marathon citizens are demanding major changes in the leadership and guidance of the city, the management at City Hall and a more-considerate and respectful attitude in the way the citizens carry out their business with the city. There would have been another new council member if there had been another choice on the ballot, but unfortunately there was not. If the current City Council members are blind and deaf to the memorandum and that as sent by the voters demanding changes, then the voters will send a redundant message next year to the council members who may be trying to be re-elected and the open seats of those who will be term-limited out. There is and will be an organized effort by citizens to deliver honorable and ethical candidates next year to be elected to make the needed and essential changes if current council members dont have the intestinal fortitude or are too timid to make the changes.There needs to be a purging in several positions at City Hall, on City Council and on various boards to employ and appoint people who are unbiased, impartial, unprejudiced and not connected and owing to outside interests. Marathon voters are paying attention and we residents are demanding accountability.Jorge Ruiz MarathonProtest was distastefulI dont know if you know that new Marathon City Councilman Mark Senmartin arrogantly made a protest on Halloween about his code conviction by wearing a George Washington costume holding a double-edged ax with a printed message on his shirt stating, Guilty for cutting down one cherry tree.How arrogant of this newly elected councilman. He destroys a hardwood hammock and rudely jokes about it. I just hope that people dont get the impression that it is OK to tear down native trees without a permit, as Senmartin did, and basically get a slap on the wrist by Code Compliance for doing it. Larry Benvenuti MarathonObamas ship is waywardRegarding the Nov. 13 letter to the editor from Mr. Simmons of Delray Beach, Nations on right track, I dont know whether to laugh or cry about his missive but it clearly is the rant of a true believer. Nothing that, nor anyone else, can say will dissuade him from his strident position that Bush, Romney, etc. al., are the source of all that is wrong with this country. While I agree that we are all fortunate to live in this great nation, I take exception to his position that the current administration is responsible for all that is good. As is often the case, what a person does not say is just as important as what he does; notice that the words debt, deficit and unemployment never appear. Mr. Simmons states, No, our great nation is thriving and flourishing and we will continue to do so under President Obama. If these are what Mr. Simmons considers good economic times, I would hate to experience his idea of a downturn. Perhaps he does not remember some real economic booms like during the Reagan years and part of Clintons presidency. Despite massive government spending, this has been the slowest and most anemic recovery since the Great Depression (which, incidentally, was ended by World War II, not FDR and the New Deal). Our nations debt as a percentage of gross domestic product is higher now than anytime since World War II (when we really did need to have high government spending). As for jobs, the so-called unemployment rate is high, but it is a fictitious number because it does not count as unemployed those who have stopped looking for work. Finally, I was especially amused by his description of those who had private medical insurance as victims of immoral capitalists (one can only wonder whether he uses the same phrase book as Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez in crafting his comments). These are the same victims who have no had their insurance policies cancelled due to Obamas signature legislation despite its grandfather clause. One thing he failed to mention were the repeated intentional deceptions (lies) that Obama and other Democrats used to sell this hijacking of our healthcare system. Perhaps Mr. Simmons could describe how these repeated deceptions by Mr. Obama were really the fault of Bush, Cheney, Romney, etc. Bob Leier Marathon All I need is 38 cents.As I was leaving the grocery store the other day, I saw what is surely a familiar sight to many Key West citizens: A bearded, unkempt man, apparently homeless, sitting in a wheelchair and panhandling for change. As I drew near him, I saw his bloodshot eyes and smelled the aroma of booze. When he asked me for that odd sum of money, I suddenly found myself at an impasse: Help him or not?Not so long ago, I was in the same situation this man was. That incident, along with the fact that Nov. 16-24 is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, has given me pause to reflect upon how I changed my life and how someone can avoid the same predicament. An active alcoholic for most of my adulthood, I came to Key West in January 2012 because one of the few friends I had left lives here. It wasnt long before my friend realized what sad shape I was in, so he told me I could no longer live with him.So I, with my proper upbringing, college degree and extensive employment history, suddenly found myself homeless. At that point I knew I needed some help, but with the absence of any type of drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility here, I wasnt sure where to turn.Fortunately, I found out about the mens program at the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition, a local nonprofit organization that provides lodging and assistance to homeless people suffering from addiction, at minimal cost to the client. The program has three phases, and clients can receive its services for up to two years.I entered the program in early April 2012, and my life has since turned around completely. Im now living in the third phase, and was recently named its monitor. I oversee the completion of chores, administer random drug and alcohol tests and serve as the liaison between the coalition staff and clients.One reason for my personal transformation is that the coalition requires its clients to attend 12-step meetings daily. So I quickly immersed myself in the meetings, and have since become a familiar face at the Anchors Aweigh Club on Virginia Street, a facility that hosts a variety of such group gatherings.In addition to the moral overhaul with which the 12-step programs have blessed me, I am once more part of the community. Im a member of a large, loving fellowship, and now have scores of friends and acquaintances, filling a decades-old void in my personal life. And the most important lesson that the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition and the 12-step programs have taught me is how to take personal responsibility for my own existence. Because my alcoholism had warped my values, Id just assumed (often incorrectly) that other people would take care of me. And I found myself part of a vicious cycle: The fewer people wanted to help me, the more I drank to forget about my problems. But because of the coalition, that cycle was broken. Ive been clean and sober for 19 months now. Im employed, I again have an outstanding relationship with my family, and my values have taken a 180-degree turn. And the homeless man I mentioned earlier who asked me for 38 cents? I gave him a five-dollar bill. As an alcoholic myself, I wouldnt be surprised to learn that he wheeled himself to the nearest liquor store to buy a bottle. But you know what? Maybe he didnt. Theres a chance he used the money to buy food or clothes, so that slim possibility is what I focused on. In any case, the huge smile on the mans face when I gave him the money told me Id just made his day.I used to scoff at homeless people, thinking they were just too stupid or lazy to change. But because of the life lessons Ive learned in the past two years, theres one value I now possess thats as important to me as any other: Hope.Key West is a town whose motto is One Human Family. To me, that means that before someone is rich or poor, gay or straight, handicapped or able-bodied, homeless or a property owner, theyre human. And I hope that whatever problems they encounter, they will somehow find a solution to. These days, when someone asks me for 38 cents, I try to remember that.John Turner, a native Mississippian, is a two-year Key West resident after moving here from upstate New York. Hes a freelance journalist and author, and is compiling a collection of humorous short stories about his life.Different interpretations of what constitutes a threat need to tightenWhat was the surest winning bet in Florida earlier this month? That a legislative committee hearing on repealing the states controversial Stand Your Ground law would end up with a lopsided No vote. The roll-back effort never had a chance. You cant fault the repeals supporters for trying. Not with a self-defense law that gives immunity to someone who shoots first and asks questions later. Stand Your Ground garnered national attention after Sanford neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teenager from Miami Gardens, in 2012. When Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder, both sides of the controversy erupted in renewed arguments for and against the law. Zimmerman didnt claim a Stand Your Ground defense, but the laws language was included in instructions to the jury. Following the acquittal, a group of activists held a 31-day protest outside Gov. Rick Scotts office demanding he call a special legislative session on the self-defense law. The governor refused, but the protesters got the ear of Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford, who agreed to hold a hearing on the law this fall. And so the supporters and opponents of the 2005 Stand Your Ground law gathered in Tallahassee on Nov. 7 for a five-hour hearing chaired by Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Fort Walton Beach Republican who supports Stand Your Ground. In the end, after emotional testimony from shooting victims relatives seeking either a repeal or to tighten the laws language and equally ardent testimony from the laws supporters, the House Criminal Justice subcommittee voted 11-2 to keep the law exactly the same. A sure bet, indeed. The committee did approve one change in separate bill. By a 12-1 vote, the lawmakers passed a proviso ensuring that people who fire a warning shot when feeling threatened arent subject to the minimum mandatory sentencing law called 10-20-Life. And theres the major problem with Floridas Stand Your Ground statute. It is so loosely written that the self-defense claim often is interpreted differently in separate cases. Where one individual is acquitted for feeling threatened enough to shoot and kill another person under the law, the next individual is found guilty for simply firing a warning shot in self-defense. While the warning-shot immunity bill makes sense, the committees refusal to tighten the statutes wording to clear up the confusion and end the disparate court interpretations of what constitutes a justified shooting is disappointing. Theres another chance to right the wrongs in the Stand Your Ground law when the Legislature convenes in March. Repeal is a non-starter. But lawmakers should find enough consensus to clarify who has the legal presumption of impunity when shooting at someone else in a threatening situation. Miami Herald Richard Tamborrino . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2013 Keynoter Publishing Co. GUEST COLUMNHope saves formerly homeless mans life TURNER Volunteer policy repealedThe Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board has rescinded a volunteer and community outreach policy that one commissioner called a black eye to the district. Its unnecessary and causing a lot of public angst thats discrediting Mosquito Control, Commissioner Jack Bridges said.The policy was approved by a 3-2 vote in October, but negative feedback from the public led the board to repeal it during the boards Nov. 13 meeting.At issue was the portion of the policy that allotted Mosquito Control employees up to 24 hours of paid work time per year to participate in qualified Florida Keys Mosquito Control District volunteer activities. Many residents raised concerns with paying public employees with taxpayer dollars to volunteer for other activities during work hours. This is public funds, not private funds, Key Largo resident Kay Thacker said. I appreciate the staff wanting to do this, but you do this out of the kindness of your heart, not to be paid. Thacker submitted a letter protesting the policy on behalf of the Island of Key Largo Federation of Home owner Associations. James Zdan, the districts aircraft maintenance supervisor, took a different tack. He pointed out the policy is meant to increase the districts presence in the community.Its actually the district thats volunteering, not so much the individual employee, he said. Years ago we didnt have these rules. Zdan pointed to Mosquito Control offering use of its forklifts to help the Dolphin Research Center unload a dolphin off a plane at Florida Keys Marathon Airport, or to unload water off trucks during hurricanes in years past. But Bridges noted that district Director Michael Doyle had already agreed that any working hour volunteerism would be related to Mosquito Control. Which begs the question, why do we need a policy to begin with? he asked.Commissioner Jill Cranney-Gage said she feels its important for Mosquito Control to partner with other agencies in volunteer projects.I think this community outreach policy is not only good for the community, but good for our internal morale, she said.But Cranney-Gage ultimately voted to rescind the policy, with the caveat it be reworded and brought back to the commission at a future meeting. Chairman Bill Shaw was the only dissenter.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMOSQUITO CONTROLFWC to hear gill-net issueRecent turmoil over Floridas gill-net ban likely will reach state fishery managers at a meeting this week in Weston in Broward County. The agenda of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission doesnt include gill nets, but Bill Kelly, chief executive of the Florida Keys Commercial Fishermens Association, said he plans to seek a meeting with FWC staff. Floridas ban on large gill nets used to catch mullet and other species was approved by public referendum nearly two decades ago. Earlier this month, a lawsuit filed by North Florida fishermen caused a Circuit Court judge in Tallahassee to lift rules imposed after the referendum. That created a few days on no enforcement on the gill-net ban before state officials were able to get the ban back in place pending further legal review.The [commercial] industry is asking for the opportunity to meet with FWC staff to discuss reasonable regulation, Kelly said.In other action, the FWC will hear an update on Everglades restoration projects being undertaken by the state and federal governments. This summers extremely wet summer caused freshwater flows into the Indian River Lagoon on the east coast and other areas, killing fish and disrupting brackish ecosystems. Everglades restoration projects that could have prevented or lessened the impact have been slowed by financial problems. Recent actions of federal fishery management councils will be reviewed by the FWC board at the meeting, today and Thursday at the Bonaventure Conference Center in Weston.But no action is being takenKEYS FISHERIES By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comFloridas ban on large gill nets used to catch mullet and other species was approved by public referendum nearly two decades ago.
Lawmaker wants new tourism hallA special place in the Florida Capitol could be set aside to highlight the states all-time best tourism promoters. As the state works to boost its annual tourism numbers to 100 million visitors a year, state Sen. Nancy Detert (R-Venice) filed a measure (SB 398) on Thursday to create the Florida Tourism Hall of Fame to recognize people in the tourism industry who have made significant contributions to the economic climate and well-being of Floridians, according to the legislation.The tourism hall would be overseen by the Florida Tourism Industry Marketing Corp., with induction ceremonies tied to the annual Governors Conference on Tourism. No state money would be set aside for the hall.Detert suggests a preference in selecting nominees for Florida natives and those who have adopted the Sunshine State. The hall of fame would be the fifth set up in the firstfloor plaza of the Capitol in Tallahassee, joining the Florida Artists, Florida Civil Rights, Florida Veterans and Florida Womens halls of fame, as well as a memorial to Floridas Medal of Honor recipients.Inductees would be honored for contributionsNews Service of FloridaTOURISM Wednesday, November 20, 2013 7A Keynoter KeysNet.com George M. Botelho, M.D.Board-CertiedDiplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow American Academy of Othopaedic Surgeons Fellow North American Spine Society Disorder of Muscles & Joints Arthritis & Related Problems Hip, knee, foot and ankle Sports Medicine Trauma Correction of Deformities Spine & Spinal Surgery Joint Reconstruction & Replacement Arthroscopy & Arthroscopic Reconstruction Shoulder, elbow and hand305-743-4005KEY LARGO97671 Overseas HwyMARATHON5701 Overseas Hwy #3 Most Major Insurances Accepted Languages Spoken Spanish, Russian, Portuguese Business PRESIDENTS HONORED The Marathon Business and Professional Womens Club gathered its past leaders at its recent monthly meeting to thank them for their service. Past presidents honored are (back from left) Sarah Cizmas, Bonnie Sanderson and Dona Lookadoo; (middle) Rose Diezel, Joy Wilson and Marilyn Henderson; and (front) Charlotte Quinn (current president) and Kay Graddick.BUSINESS BRIEFSWinn-Dixie holds Big Pine job fairThe Winn-Dixie grocery chain is holding a job fair this week to accept applications and conduct interviews for various positions at the Big Pine Key Winn-Dixie. More than 50 positions are available. The job fair is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the store, 251 Key Deer Blvd. Winn-Dixie is recruiting cashiers, baggers and general grocery workers, as well as for the deli, bakery, meat and seafood departments. Candidates should try to apply online prior to the job fair at www.winn-dixie.com /au/Careers.Engle, Wheeler earn trade honorsTwo Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Co. Realtors received big honors at the Florida Keys Board of Realtors annual banquet in late October in the Upper Keys. Jamie Engel was named a Realtor of the year for 2013 and Donna Wheeler was named rookie of the year, both from Schmitts Islamorada office. Engel tied with American Caribbeans Joel Young for Realtor of the year. Its nice to get awards but its especially nice when you receive them as a consequence of your peers and competitors voting to acknowledge your accomplishments, Schmitt broker Brian Schmitt said.Burgess is named consumer advocateFloridas new insurance consumer advocate a former legislative employee. State Chief Financial Officer Jeff has appointed Steve Burgess to the job. Burgess started Monday, replacing Robin Smith Westcott. Burgess has previously worked twice as the states insurance consumer advocate, during the 1990s and between 2004 and 2007. Burgess, who has degrees in accounting and law, was recently the staff director for the state Senate Banking and Insurance Committee. That committee earlier this year drew up contentious legislation dealing with Citizens Property Insurance Corp. that was eventually scaled back by the Florida House. Atwater himself was critical of the Senate bill. But Atwater insisted Burgesss experience and understanding of insurance would help his efforts to hold insurance companies accountable. Associated PressMarathon hospital honors 3 staffersFishermens Community Hospital has lauded three on its staff as the best of the third quarter of 2013. Joe Brake, director of information systems, was named manager of the quarter. The 13.5-year hospital staffer, nominated by coworkers, was praised for guiding the hospital through its transition from paper to electronic recordkeeping. He lives in Marathon and is a graduate of Pensacola Junior College, where he majored in business administration. Named nurse of the quarter was Susan Bolz from the Surgical Services Depart ment. Originally from Blan chard, Okla., Bolz moved to Marathon in May 2012. Bolz graduated from Oklahoma City Community College with an associates degree in nursing. Employee of the quarter was Analis Flores from the Pharmacy Department. She has worked as a registered pharmacy technician since summer 2011. Prior to that, she had worked for the hospital since 2006 as a part-time pharmacy tech and then in the Accounting Department.Customer service is chamber topicThe Key West Chamber of Commerce hosts an information session about creating a culture of customer service from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 2 at the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel, U.S. 1 and Roosevelt Boulevard. Consultant Elisa Levy is the presenter. For the past 15 years, she has been working with organizations and individuals to improve their businesses and working relationships. The deadline to register is noon Nov. 26. Cost is $64 for chamber members, $84 for others. To find out more, call the chamber at 294-2587. ENGLE
Marathon Mayor Mike Cinque became Marathon resident Mike Cinque for the first time in almost seven years last week. As incumbent Rich Keating and newcomer Mark Senmartin were sworn in to the City Council at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12, the outgoing threeterm council member and longtime Marathon resident was relaxing at his 40-acre farm south of Gainesville. He served three consecutive two-year terms, with eight months added to one term when council elections changed from March to November. But the reality is Cinques been at it much longer than that. I enjoyed it very much; 17 years I worked for the city. I started with incorporation 17 years ago, he said. The city eventually incorporated in 1999 and Cinque then became part of the exhaustive effort to finalize a state-mandated comprehensive land-use plan and land development regulations. He eventually served on the citys Planning Commission prior to winning election to the council in 2007.Hopefully, its done some good. I think were a better community than we were under [Monroe County] and better now than we were seven years ago, Cinque said.Marathon has been through quite a bit during Cinques tenure, including the construction of a roughly $100 million central sewer system that the city has been lauded for completing well ahead of the state-mandated December 2015 deadline. That sets the table for all the property owners to use their property, Cinque said, referring to large-scale Marriott and Hyatt hotel projects that recently secured building permits.Cinque started out as opposing sewers, but he helped find a way to move forward with the project. The original plan was to secure funding and sewer the Sombrero and Coco Plum areas of town.I turned the bend when I was able to say, We can do the whole town. We were able to put together the finances and said, The train is leaving the station, lets go with this thing, Cinque said.Cinque said he also counts the land-use plan and LDRs among his biggest accomplishments. He said newer residents dont realize how restrictive it was under Monroe County.Compared to what we were, we are so much better off. I think the entire county is because [the state] has lightened up a little bit, he said.The citys also improved its look during Cinques tenure, including landscaping U.S. 1 medians and improvements to city beaches, the city marina and boat ramps all while maintaining one of the lowest tax rates in the state for a city Marathons size, Cinque points out.I sat on the council for six budgets where we had depreciating taxable value and we kept spending at a point where we kept taxes very low and provided services and did the improvements we had in town, he said.It doesnt sound like Cinque plans on doing too much relaxing during the next year. The 58-year-old said he has a good amount of business to get caught up on. Cinque boards and trains horses at his farm and owns two trailer parks and other rental properties in Marathon. He said hes considering opening his Stuffed Pig breakfast restaurant on the weekends for a barbecuetype thing.The city charter calls for termed-out council members to spend at least one year off the dais. Cinque said he hasnt ruled out running in 2014, but has also considered a run for Monroe County Commission.I might come back, he said. I want to see how the city does. Im proud of what Ive done and what the citys done. They always say democracy is inefficient, but its meant to be inefficient. You have your differences up there, but thats why you have a body of five and not of one.Sticker shock coupled with the potential loss of the annual Super Boat International races has prompted Key West city staff to reconsider long-held development plans for the 33acre Truman Waterfront.The Key West City Commission has adopted a master plan that includes a community center, the retrofit of a former U.S. Navy building, an interactive water feature, 250-seat amphitheater, waterside promenade, play fields and elaborate landscaping.The price could top $50 million; the city has $13.5 million earmarked. Given that figure, Port and Marina Services Director Doug Bradshaw told the Truman Waterfront Advisory Board at a Monday session that inclusion of the amphitheater and community center is now uncertain.He called those two bigticket items estimates for the amphitheater are $7 million and the community center about $20 million and said direction to reduce the costs and keep the plan is trickling down to me from City Manager Bob Vitas. This thing is a little bit in flux right now, Bradshaw said. Thats a big number to swallow. But theres no intention whatsoever for a full redesign.Causing further headaches is John Carbonells Super boat International Key West World Championship powerboat races, the 33rd running of which culminated on Nov. 10.Carbonell is in talks with the cities of Sarasota and Clearwater about hosting the championship because hes not happy with the level of local business sponsorships or the possible changes to the Truman Waterfront design. The waterfront is used during the race week as the dry pits and race village.I think its all tied together, Commissioner Mark Rossi said of the scaled-back park and future of the boat races.Everybody makes a ton of money from that event, he said. On the park, We need to be spending about $10 million. Keep it simple: Open fields, jogging trails, play fields, thats all that needs to be there. Advisory Board member Al Sullivan focused his comments on the politics and motivation driving the situation, which he described as a scheme by a number of people in town who dont want to see vertical structures. Im quizzical about the motivations behind, We dont have the money. Board Chairman Robert Cintron, critical of the boards lack of involvement in the design, said, It sounds to me like whats going on is there are decisions being made and were being told later. I frankly resent it. As for how the boat races impact the site, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Superintendent Sean Morton, an ex-officio member of the Truman board, said theres the potential for a significant problem.The sanctuary and its federal parent, the National Ocean ographic and Atmospheric Administration, have offices on the Truman Waterfront alongside the Nancy Foster Eco-Discovery Center.Typically we have no problems, Morton said, But during powerboat races, they close off the road. This year it definitely took a major step backwards when gatekeepers tried to stop NOAA employees and visitors to the Eco-Discovery Center. If they try to further limit access, thats going to be a significant problem, he said. Board members asked Bradshaw to bring back hard cost estimates for review. Take it off the coconut telegraph and put it in front of everybody, board member Sandra McMannis said. I need more information. KeysNet.com Keynoter 8A Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Thanksgiving DeadlinesRetail Display AdsReporter: Friday, Nov. 29 Deadline: Thurs., Nov. 21 before 5 p.m. LAttitudes: Nov. 29 & Nov. 30 Deadline: Friday, Nov. 22 before 5 p.m. Keynoter: Sat., Nov. 30 Deadline Tues., Nov. 26 before 5 p.m.Classieds Display AdsReporter: Fri., Nov. 29 Deadline: Mon., Nov. 25 before NOON Keynoter: Sat., Nov. 30 Deadline: Tues., Nov. 26 before 5 p.m.Classieds Line AdsReporter: Fri., Nov. 29 Deadline: Tues., Nov. 26 before 10 a.m. Keynoter: Sat., Nov. 30 Deadline Wed., Nov. 27 before 10 a.m. The Keynoter & Reporter oces will be closed Nov. 28 for ThanksgivingHappy Thanksgiving! @ portofino coal fired pizza COAL FIRED ITALIAN COOKING 786-243-4000 campbell dr. @ fl turnpike exit #2 650 ne 22nd terrace homestead, fl ampbelldr. ca ca a a mp mp mp b be be be @ @ @ @ f l e l l l ll d d d d r r r. e e e ll ll ll ll PASTA TUESDAY UNLIMITED PASTA, FOCACCIA BREAD & SALAD 8.95*CHEAP PIZZA WEDNESDAY LARGE CHEESE PIZZA 9.95 2 ENTREES 19 95* 1/2 OFF LARGE PIZZA* FRIDAY DATE NIGHT FREE Appetizer w/purchase* Holiday Catering Cinque looks back on council tenureFormer mayor says hes proud of accomplishmentsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONAmphitheater no sure thingWaterfront plans would cost $50 millionBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WESTThe future of a 250-seat amphitheater at the Truman Waterfront, seen here in a conceptual drawing, is in jeopardy as city leaders face a $50 million price tag for the waterfront park. 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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 4BBSports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038NEW ARRIVALS Leather Sectionals & Recliners Fantasy Flowers Lamps Artwork Pumpkin custardHalloweens long gone but its still pumpkin season. This pumpkin custard will make your mouth melt. Recipe, 3B Finally, Conchs have Hurricanes numberNo one was sure the last time the Key West High School girls soccer team defeated Coral Shores High. Five years? Ten? It was 2006. The Hurricanes had won at least nine games in a row against their county rivals, but that changed Monday night at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium when, with a full moon rising, the Conchs, behind three goals from freshman Angela Niles, won, 4-0, to give coach Scott Paul his 200th career victory.Niles wasnt the only Conch hero there was Caila DeAbreu, who scored the first goal; there was the defensive quartet of Selyne Casas, Tatum Flowers. Marella Barroso and Lindsey Free; there was the overall play of Julia Passarelli and Libby Isherwood; and there was the goalkeeping of Angela Martin.The Conchs took a 1-0 lead 12 minutes into the game when the long-striding DeAbreu scored on a breakaway against Coral Shores keeper Pookie del Pino. The Hurricanes Cailin Reckwert tried to tie the score but her free kick sailed over the goal. Later, Reckwerts teammate, Hallie Paterson, got off a quick shot that Martin dived to save. Late in the half a wellplaced toss by MacKenzie Cohen found Niles, who, with the cheers from the bleachers ringing in her ears, broke in from 20 yards to score and make it 2-0. That was the score at halftime, during which Coral Shores coach Arthur Paterson said to Reckwert, You have work to do. We are not losing this game, and you will bring us back. Down on the other bench, Paul discussed strategy with DeAbreu and Maudia Azard as the other players chatted excitedly. Before sending his team out for the second half, he warned, Two-oh is a dangerous lead. Well into the second half, after Paterson shot wide on a 25-yard free kick, the Conchs struck again when Flowers made a long pass to DeAbreu, who raced down the left sideline before crossing to Niles, who scored to make it 3-0. Angela, that was phenomenal, absolutely phe-Key West beats Keys rival for first time in seven yearsBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST GIRLS SOCCERPhoto by BERT BUDDEWith the scoreboard telling the story, Conch freshman Angela Niles scores on a penalty kick to complete Key Wests 4-0 victory over Coral Shores on Monday night. Calm seas mean nice catchesHear that? No, you dont, because the winds have finally stopped. So that means the fishing remains pretty much as it was before we all had a few days stuck at the dock. The most consistent sailfish action is from Tennessee Light in the Upper Keys and east, although theyre beginning to spread more evenly throughout the Keys. Look for sailfish spraying ballyhoo first thing in the morning and later in the afternoon. Your mid-day approach should be to position yourself off the deep edge of the reef in 120 to 130 feet of water and try live-baiting. If you can find a good edge a color change or weed line start your efforts there. Live ballyhoo is the bait of choice for the sailfish. However, they will also take goggle eyes, pilchards and cigar minnows, especially when youre fishing away from the reef line. There are scattered reports of dolphin taking the sailfish baits. And the blackfin tuna are heavy at the humps, when you can get out there. The snapper bite on the reef remains very good. There are plenty of yellowtails up in the chum slicks along with some rather nice muttons and a fair number of keeper-size grouper.The patch reefs are loaded with mangroves, muttons and yellowtails Live bait is key for the mangroves and muttons, although small pinfish,Sailfish still plentiful, as are snapper at reefFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWIsland Christian midfielder Jasmine Theodosiou (right) disrupts a Riviera School attack during Fridays match in Islamorada, with support from Brianna Calderwood (left) and Amaya Dostaler (12). Theodosiou scored for the Eagles in the 6-3 loss that dropped ICS to 0-4. The Lady Eagles travel Tuesday for a rematch at Riviera School.LOOKING FOR A WIN Lady Fins are coming on strongA statement District 161A win and a hard-fought victory over a strong Class2A team made for a solid four-day stretch for the Marathon High School girls soccer team. The Dolphins handily defeated rival Palmer Trinity School, 6-2, in Miami on Friday night before earning a 4-3 road win over LaSalle High School on Monday. The win over the Falcons on Friday puts the Dolphins in line for a No. 1 district tournament seed, as they now sit 3-0 with games against Archimedean Academy and Westwood Christian School to go. Palmer and Marathon are easily the top two District 16-1A programs. The girls were very focused going into this game. They definitely wanted it. You could see it in their eyes it was going to go well and we pretty much kept control the whole time, coach Cindy Durkin said. Freshman Chandler Elliott wasted little time making her presence felt after missing the previous two games for a red card during a Nov. 6 match. She scored off a Brandi Spalten assist at the 8:05 mark to put the Dolphins up 1-0. Just over a minute later, Savannah Rodamer scored the first of her three goals on a header off a Regan Durkin corner kick. Rodamer scored again at the 29:51 mark off a through ball from Durkin, and assisted Elliott on her second goal of the half at the 37:27 mark to make it 4-0 at the break. Palmer didnt go quietly, though, as speedy forward Sarah Medina, a Division I soccer recruit, netted two goals in the first 13 minutes of the second half. If you let up a little bit, shes very talented and very5-2-2 squad wins a pair; boys lose twoBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON SOCCERLady Conchs edge DolphinsTwo free throws by sophomore Nicole Konhaeuser Lopez with seconds left secured a 53-50 victory for the Key West High girls basketball team over Marathon Monday night at the Conchs Bobby Menendez Gym. Though Konhaeuser Lopez scored only five points, she played spectacularly on offense and defense, said Key West coach Shonta McLeod.The game was close throughout. The Dolphins were up by five at the end of the first quarter, 13-8, but the Copnchs led at the half, 24-22.Key West closed an eight-point second-quarter gap thanks mainly to Marathons struggles from the free throw line, an early season Achilles heel for the Dolphins. Marathon shot just 10-for-28 (35.7 percent) from the line overall. The girls played extremely hard; we just have to learn to execute under pressure, Dolphins coach Deanna Klaus said. I had to regroup the girls before the third quarter because our starters were overly excited, McLeod said of the Conchs. Going into the fourth quarter, Marathon, employing a full-court press, held a 35-34 lead. Guard Tanisha Multy led Key West with 24 points. Kaneya Sims and RyannFree throws lacking for both teamsBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorPREP BASKETBALL Marathon resident Drew Dinan displays the first sailfish hes caught on his new boat. He got it in about 70 feet of water off Marathon.Chris Johnson CaptainsColumnSee Fishing, 2BSee Basketball, 2BSee Dolphins, 2BSee Soccer, 2B
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday, November 20, 2013 ACROSS 1Ready for sleep 5Rascal 10Diving gear 15Torme or Gibson 18Alley Oops abode 19The Horrible,of comics 20Finnish baths 21Pizarros gold 22Jeanne Moreaus wedding attire? 25Touts offering 26Tried hard 27Mercenary 28Jewish deli serving 30Jargon 31Architect I.M. and family 32Palmer, to his army 33Ridiculous 35Chili con ___ 36Sour ales 38Prison reformer Lewis Edward 39Henry Fonda played this role? 41Existed 43Cupid 44Avignon vineyards 45Trumpeter Al 46Extinct bird 47Distant 48Justice of the Peace performance 52Wild 53Up ___ (in trouble) 55Zola 56Undertake at risk 57A.k.a. nowadays 58Down East 59French existentialist Jean 60Costellos straight man 62Stravinskys Le ___ du printemps 63By the ___ of my thumbs...: Shak. 66Gem State capital 67Crosby and Kelly made the guest list? 69Sticky stuff 70Exhort 71Vienna, to Helmut 72___ deucy, backgammon game 73Heyerdahl 74Debussys sea 75Wedding card 79Fall guy 80Drive mad 83Surprise wedding response 84Mr. Ed, notably 85The happy recipient 86Cocktail hour spread 87S.O.S. request 88Tony or Jamie Lee 90Words on Wonderland cake 92Cabinet for wine bottles 96Yoko 97Jack Carson caused a stir? 100Asner and Sullivan 101Take turns 102Des Moines denizen 103Old Norse myth 104Fawns mother 105Footless lot 106Jai alai basket 107___ Window, Hitchcock film DOWN 1New testament book 2Thailand money 3At any time 4Overwhelming defeats 5Scramble up a pole 6West Pointer 7Ripened 8Cavernous opening 9Adage 10Leeward island 11Winnow 12Merkel, of The Mating Game 13Money owed the landlord 14Inquiring 15Betty Grable made her daughter blush? 16Estrada of CHiPS 17Run easily 20Intuits 23Khomeinis coins 24Marie Antoinette, e.g. 29New Mexico Indian 31Bel ___ cheese 32Wing-shaped 33Brightman or Bernhardt 34You wore a tulip and ___ 35Singer Berry from San Jose 36Excavating for ___: Clementine 37Nassers successor 38Departed 39Joyce Kilmer opus 40Oar fulcrum 42Go it alone 44Play dirty pool 46Bo or John 48Hackneyed 49Get through to 50Arabian bigwigs 51Actor Sal, of Giant 52Plains partner 54Nearby 56God or goddess 58Great: prefix 59New on the job 60Hallelujah Im ___: Jolson film 61Drilled 62Sifter 63Looped dress edging 64Part of a lasso 65Sanguinary 67Gate hanger 68Captain Queegs ship 71Store for oenophiles 73Waterproofing material 76Proceed through the tulips 77The first man, Italian style 78Of an Indian pole 79Canvasses 81Balderdash! 82Grieg dance girl 84Montana metropolis 87Afghanistan hub 88Campus student 89Bring to ruin 90Zounds! 91Gulf of ___ 92Browbeats 93Unmannerly 94Wagnerian earth goddess 95Ivan or Nicholas 98DDEs WWII command 99___ is me! Observer crossword puzzle MARITAL Solution in the November 23 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the XX puzzle.pilchards and ballyhoo along with larger chunks of fresh ballyhoo, also will work. For the yellowtails, the same assortment of bait youd use on the reef will work here, too.The weeks bestCapt. Greg Poland reports great redfish fishing in the Flamingo area. Jeff Capell and his dad, from Houston, caught reds, snook and Jeffs first tarpon, all on live pilchards. Lori and Dave Smythe from Fort Lauderdale fished on the Blue Magic, docked at Keys Fisheries in Marathon, with Capt. Larry Bell and mate, Alex Bell. They fished in Florida Bay and caught mangroves and jacks and released about 15 Goliath grouper.Capt. Ariel Medero, of Big Game Sportfishing out of the Hammocks in Marathon, caught good numbers of blackfin tuna at the humps. He reports the occasional dolphin, although theyre getting scarce, and the sailfish bite gets better everyday. There are plenty of snappers and a good number of groupers on the reef. And fishing at the Seven Mile Bridge has been great for mangroves. Capt. Zach Willis guided John Rumberger and his son, Patrick, from Middletown, Conn., for two days on their Captain Pips rental boat. They brought in plenty of mangroves and yellowtails along with a couple of bonito.Capt. Bob Kidwell fished a group of anglers from Jacksonville on the Pips 36. They caught mangroves in the bay.The crews on the Sea Squared and the Klimax fished the bay and bridge as the winds subsided and then headed straight to the reef when calm conditions prevailed. Catches included mangroves up to five pounds, muttons and yellowtails.Capt. Moe Mottice and his fellow captains, from Moes Custom Charters in Key West, report a great offshore bite for sailfish, blackfins, dolphin and lots of skipjacks. In the backcountry, big mangroves, yellowtails and sharks kept their anglers busy. And Mottice says there are still a few tarpon in the harbor, small but fun to catch.Capt. Chris Johnson is a member of the Yamaha National Fishing Team and specializes in offshore, gulf/bay, reef/wreck, sailfish, shark and tarpon fishing with SeaSquared Charters out of Porkys Bayside Marina in Marathon. You can reach him at 743-5305, http://SeaSquaredCharters.c om and http://Facebook.com /MarathonFishing.Dolphin slowingFrom Fishing, 1B fast. When youre ahead 4-0, you sometimes lose your focus a little bit. The team regrouped and put two in to seal the victory, coach Durkin said. Rodamer completed her hat trick just before the second-half water break, giving the Dolphins a comfortable 5-2 lead.During injury time (41:43), the Dolphins were awarded a penalty kick after a hand ball inside the 18-yard box. Sydney Konrath converted the try to make it 6-2 in the games closing moments. On Monday, the Dolphins defeated a Class-2A LaSalle team that had beaten the only team Marathon has lost to this season Carrollton School, twice by a 3-1 score.It was a very tough game, coach Durkin said. The game went back and forth. They had a strong attacking line. Their goalie tended to bat the ball [on save attempts] and it created a bobbling effect that worked to our advantage. Spalten started the scoring on Monday with a goal at the 8:54 mark. LaSalle tied the game just three minutes later, but Spaltens second goal gave the Dolphins a 2-1 lead with 17 minutes left in the first half. Elliot scored less than two minutes later to make it 3-1 and Marathon held a 3-2 lead at the half. Rodamer scored to make it 4-2 at the 7:24 mark of the second half, but LaSalle scored to make it a one-goal game with 19 minutes to play. At that point, coach Durkin said the team tightened up and made sure we brought in the win. We had two goals for that game: Play well and dont get hurt. We achieved both of those and thats why we schedule stronger teams, so we can play out different scenarios, the coach said. The Dolphins (5-2-2) are scheduled to visit rival Key West High School today at 6 p.m. and host Westwood Christian School on Friday at 6 p.m. Boys drop twoThe Marathon High boys soccer team lost matches Friday and Monday against Palmer Trinity and LaSalle. The Dolphins fell, 4-0, against the District 16 rival Falcons before a 9-0 loss on Monday to LaSalle.Marathon (1-3) is scheduled to host Coral Shores today at 5 p.m., Divine Savior Academy at 4 p.m. on Thurs day and West wood Christ ian School on Friday at 4 p.m.Rodamer scores a hat trickFrom Dolphins, 1B nomenal, Paul said to Niles when she returned to the bench for a rest. I could be going for a hat trick, she said, eager to get back in. With time running out, Reckwert got a yellow card and returned angrily to the bench. (I tried to keep my cool, she said later.) In the last minute, Niles got her hat trick when she drilled in a penalty kick, and the Conchs, who host Marathon at 7 tonight, celebrated a 5-3 record. When the game ended, Arthur Paterson, whose team had dropped to 3-1, engaged in a long conversation with the officials, whom he had not been reluctant to criticize, despite being warned at the games onset. Later, he said, Our girls werent expecting the physical nature of the game. Congratulations to Paul. Paul looked across the field toward Paterson and said, Hes got speed and youngsters, but so do we. But Paterson wasnt about to concede anything.Sometimes the better team does not win, he had told his team in its post-game huddle, words the Hurricanes carried to their bus.The Hurricane girls play Friday at 3:30 p.m. against Carrollton at home.Finally, victoryFrom Soccer, 1B Appleby both had nine; Brooke Marsden had four; and Saria Smith scored two. Gardine Raymond and Yailin Nieda led the Dolphins with 15 points each, while JohnNisha Qualls had 14 and Kenna Wellever added 6. Key West also struggled at the free-throw line, making 12 of 28. Horrible again, said McLeod, whose team is 19 for 50 from the line in two games. The 2-0 Conchs, whose game last Friday with Barbara Goleman was canceled, will play visiting Ransom Everglades at 5 p.m. Friday. Marathon (1-1) was slated to host Westminster Christian School on Tuesday, but results were not available at press time. The girls are scheduled to visit Archbishop Carroll High School on Friday at 5:30 p.m. in Miami. Staff writer Ryan McCarthy supplemented this report.Conchs over FinsFrom Basketball, 1B Irwin breaks out in Canes winThe Lady Hurricanes scored their first win of the basketball season Monday but have yet to see the squad at full strength. Senior Brooklyn Irwin scored 19 points as the Lady Canes topped the Palmer Trinity junior varsity, 41-25, at Coral Shores. Kyia Herlth scored 10 points in the paint and led the Canes in rebounds. Both Irwin and Herlth were sidelined for the seasons first game, a loss to Marathon High School.Elizabeth Romeo, who scored 30 points against Marathon, was traveling for a family emergency this week.The pieces to the puzzle are coming together, Coral Shores head coach Jessica Wood said. Im looking forward to the next game when we have all of our key players on the court. Cane veteran Jackii Boyle scored eight points Monday. Guards Tori Ellis and Yami Vargas each added a bucket and played amazing defense, Wood said. Coral Shores (1-1) took a 15-10 halftime lead over the JV Falcons, then matched Palmers 13 points in the third with an Irwin 3-pointer helping. Playing a non-district schedule this winter, the Canes scheduled the Palmer JV rather than the Lady Falcon varsity, a stateranked Class 3A contender and defending district champion. Wood said she expects the Hurricanes to have a full lineup on the court for their next game, Dec. 3 at Archbishop Curley. In other Upper Keys high-school sports this week:The Hurricane boys basket ball team opens its season at 6:30 p.m. Friday, at home against Curley.Coral Shores boys soccer team plays at Marathon at 5 p.m. today, then hosts Key West at 7 p.m. Friday at George M. Barley Stadium in Tavernier.Island Christian Schools boys basketball Eagles opened the season Tuesday at Riviera School (results pending at press time). The Eagles visit Redland Christian on Monday, before the first home game, 6 p.m. Dec. 3 against Barrington Christian Academy.Herlth adds 10 as team rolls against the JVCORAL SHORES GIRLS HOOPSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWBrooklyn Irwin (4) of Coral Shores prepares to launch a shot from the corner in the Lady Canes 41-25 win over the Palmer Trinity JV at home Monday. Irwin scored a game-high 19 points. Web extrasThe Keynoter has all of your prep sports coverage, including these stories at www.KeysNet.com/sports:Key West High freshman Adam Swiecicki scores a hat trick Saturday against Miami Country Day in a 4-0 Conch victory.Two new players with Monroe County varsity experience take the basketball court in Coral Shores High colors for the first time Friday as the Hurricane boys open at home.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com Living OPENMEETINGBOARDOFDIRECTORSFLORIDA KEYS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION, INC.MONDA Y NO VEMBER 25, 2013 A T 1:00 P .M. FKEC TAVERNIER HEADQUARTERS, BOARD ROOMPublished: 11/20/2013 The Keynoter, Marathon, FL 33050 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 LIVING BRIEFSOpen-mic night is this FridayHave some talent and want to show it off? The Marathon Parks and Recreation Department has the venue. The city is hosting an open-mic night from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Community Park. Its open to singers, musicians, dancers, comedians whoever has the guts to take the stage. Bring your own refreshments and chair. To sign up, call Charlotte at 743-6598 or 393-9501.Students cooking to-go side ordersHaving guests for dinner or too tired to cook? The students in the Marathon High School Culinary Arts Department are preparing side orders to go. Selections include roasted garlic mashed potatoes, fourcheese macaroni and cheese, stuffing (with or without sausage), green bean casserole and chicken gravy. Theyre portions for five people and cost $7 each. To order for pickup Thursday or Friday, call Carl Stanton at 289-2840, Ext. 55422.Friday dinner is Rotary fundraiserA Friday Italian dinner in Key Largo called Autumn in Tuscany benefits the Key Largo Rotary Charitable Foundation. The dinner, costing $45, is from 6 to 8 p.m. at Docs Diner at mile marker 99.7. There will be wine tastings along with the meal, which includes dessert. Tickets are available at Docs Diner, the Upper Keys branches of Community Bank and Centennial Bank, and Dr. Jim Boilinis office, mile marker 99.6. Call 451-1481.Smoking cessation workshops ThursdayFishermans Community Hospitals next Lunch and Learn program focuses on the Great American Smoke Out.Its set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Marathon hospitals education room and will include information about e-cigarettes, how smoking affects others, and free tobacco cessation programs offered locally. The free program includes lunch cold turkey sandwiches. The Area Health Education Center also has a smoking cessation program the same day and times in Room A123 at Florida Keys Community College on Stock Island. To register, call 296-8868, or just show up.Saturday benefit helps with billsThe Marathon Elks Lodge is hosting a benefit for Middle Keys resident Wendy Pope, who was scheduled for back surgery, Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the lodge, 8239 Overseas Highway, Marathon.Dinner will be baked ziti, salad and garlic bread, served from 6 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at the Elks and Marathons Disabled American Veterans lodge, 7280 Overseas Highway. There will be a 50/50 drawing and drawings for a variety of things, including a basket of cheer and a gift basket. To be auctioned is a half-day fishing trip with SeaSquared Charters.Quilts on display for one day onlyThe Florida Keys Quilters host a free quilt show at the Key Largo library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The quilts on display were made to be given to the local convalesce home this December. Those who go to the show are asked to pick their favor quilt, as the show is being judge by the public. The library is in Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4 oceanside.Saturday dinner helps French ClubThe Key West High School French Club is hosting a fundraising dinner at 7 p.m. Saturday at Croissants de France, 816 Duval St., to raise money for a Spring Break trip to France and England. Tickets ($25) are available in advance at the schools front office and the night of the dinner at the restaurant. To find out more, call 293-1549, Ext. 54433.Family concert is on SaturdayThe Keys Community Concert Band opens its 201314 season with a free show called Family Fun set for Saturday at 4 p.m. in Islamoradas Founders Park, mile marker 87. For more information about the band, call Donna Heiner at 8537294.Big Pine church marks 50 yearsThe Big Pine United Methodist Church celebrates, 280 Key Deer Blvd., marks its 50th anniversary with a party from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Following the party, a concert featuring music from the 1960s and beyond is planned. Pianist Jean Reed will play and Jim Carter and friends will sing.Wreath decorating lessons SaturdayMembers of the Marathon Garden Club plan to give demonstrations on making holiday wreaths, centerpieces and decorations on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the club, mile marker 50 oceanside. There will also be a rummage, bake and plant sale. Call 743-4971 for more information.Vendors sought for church saleVendors are wanted for St. Peters Episcopal Churchs inaugural holiday bazaar to be held at the church, 800 Center St. in Key West, on Nov. 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Organizers are looking for vendors to sell such things as artisan, homemade seasonal and holiday arts and crafts; baked goods; and stocking-stuffer items. Registration is $25 per space. Registration forms are available at the church, by sending an e-mail to emailstpeterskw@bell south.net or by calling Marcia Sweeting-Somersall at 294-8051 or Gary Schott 292-3130. Deadline to register is Nov. 24.Sign holiday cards for the militaryIberiaBanks four Florida Keys locations have partnered with the American Red Cross to bring words of appreciation to U.S. troops this holiday season. The bank is providing holiday cards for the public to sign that will be sent to American troops throughout the world. Cards are available through Dec. 4 at the following branches: 5601 Overseas Highway and 12640 Over seas Highway, Marathon; and 1075 Duval St. and 1000 Kennedy Drive, Key West. We participated in the Holiday Mail for Heroes program last year. The response was overwhelming. Highschool students completed cards with meaningful messages and clients appreciated this easy opportunity to say thanks to our troops, said bank senior Vice President Trich Worthington.Christmas bazaar is this weekendSan Pablo Catholic Churchs Womens Club has its annual Christmas bazaar this coming weekend in Marathon. Youll likely find something for everyone arts, crafts, stocking stuffers, baked goods, snacks and lots of vintage items. Raffles are planned for such things as a Julie Joyce watercolor and fresh stone crab claws. Bazaar hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. San Pablo is at 550 122nd St. oceanside (mile marker 53.5). Try a Thai custardHalloween may be done, but pumpkin season rolls on. And its a welcome fact of life for a pumpkin lover. Im a fan of traditional American pumpkin pie, of course, but I also know that pumpkin is versatile, and I thought I might be able to internationalize it a little, too. This recipe, which reflects the influence of Thai cuisine, is a good example. It stars Thai staples like kaffir lime leaves and coconut milk, and complements them with fatfree evaporated milk. I used to think that Thai food owed almost all of its Thai-ness to lemon grass. But that was before I learned about kaffir lime leaves. When I was finally introduced to them, I was knocked out by the intensity and richness of their scent and taste, and impressed by their ability to improve both sweet and savory dishes. I like to use them to infuse sugar syrup, then add it to lemonade or iced tea. You can find kaffir lime leaves in Asian grocers, online and often at natural foods stores. You can find them fresh (they freeze and store well), or even thinly sliced and jarred. This recipe calls for canned pumpkin, an ingredient at which I used to turn up my nose. Happily, I figured out after a while that pumpkins, like tomatoes, dont suffer from canning. Theyre harvested at peak ripeness, then cooked and canned immediately, which ensures that both flavor and health benefits are retained. Besides, who has the time to cut up, seed, cook and puree fresh pumpkin, especially when fresh pumpkin can be watery and lackluster? Still, be sure to read the label. You want solid pack canned pumpkin with no added sugar, salt or other additives. Deliciousness aside, pumpkin is a smart choice for dessert. Canned or fresh, its full of carotenoids and fiber, and it boasts more potassium than a banana. And a cup of canned pumpkin has just 80 calories. Use fat-free evaporated milk because it has a lovely creaminess. Combined with the coconut milk, it delivers the kind of creamy texture that defines a custard without all the fat and calories. In the end, nobody will suspect theyre digging into custard lite. What you need: Three large eggs. Half a cup packed brown sugar, preferably dark. Half a cup lite coconut milk. Five ounces fat-free evaporated milk. Two teaspoons finely minced kaffir lime leaves (or 1.5 teaspoons freshly grated lime zest). One and half tablespoons lime juice. Two tablespoons dark rum (optional). Seeds from one vanilla bean or 1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract. Quarter teaspoon table salt. One cup pumpkin puree. Chopped crystallized ginger or toasted coconut, to garnish. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Bring a kettle of water to a simmer. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the eggs. Add the brown sugar and beat just until any lumps have dissolved. Add the coconut milk, condensed milk, lime leaves, lime juice, rum, if using, vanilla seeds or extract, salt and pumpkin puree. Beat just until smooth. Divide the mixture between six one-cup ramekins. Set the ramekins into a rectangular baking pan (such as a lasagna pan), pour enough simmering water into the baking pan to come half way up the sides of the ramekins.Carefully transfer the baking pan to the ovens middle shelf and bake until a knife inserted at the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Remove the ramekins from the water bath and cool on a wire rack. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until well chilled, about six hours. Serve each portion topped with some of the crystallized ginger or coconut. Start to finish: Seven hours, 30 minutes (20 minutes active). Servings: Six Nutrition information per serving: 170 calories; 30 calories from fat (18 percent of total calories); 3.5 g fat (1.5 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 90 mg cholesterol; 26 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 23 g sugar; 6 g protein; 170 mg sodium.Its not only tasty but also very healthyBy SARA MOULTONAssociated PressTHE DINING TABLE60 YEARS STRONG BIG KAHUNAWes and Beverly Harris of Big Pine Key will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this Friday. They married in Indianapolis in 1953. They lived in Germany, Indianapolis and Illinois before retiring to Big Pine. They have two daughters and two grandsons.Vicki Walker raised $15,722.50 for the nonprofit Good Health Clinic in Tavernier as part of an annual competition among Upper Keys celebrities, and was named Big Kahuna. The clinic provides free health care for people living or working in the Upper Keys and earning at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level. Walker received the Big Kahuna statue on Nov. 16 at the clinics Big Kahuna Beach Luau at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Islamorada. Overall, six Kahuna candidates raised a total of $39,849. Associated Press photo by MATTHEW MEADThis is the Thai pumpkin custard. Its full of carotenoids and fiber, and boasts more potassium than a banana. And a cup of canned pumpkin has just 80 calories.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday, November 20, 2013 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNAd# 752707 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 08-CC-173P CHASE BANK USA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. PATRICIA HALPNER, Defendant. NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Final Judgment entered by the County Court in and for Monroe County, Florida on the 17th day December, 2008, and by virtue of a Alias Writ of Execution issued in the above styled cause on the 30th day of August, 2013, I, Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff of Monroe County, Florida have levied upon and will offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash, subject to any mortgages or liens thereon, in the morning on the 9th day of December, 2013, at 10 A.M. at Florida Keys Towing, Inc. 1620 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida, the interests of defendant PATRICIA HALPNER, in execution, in the following described property, subject to any and all other liens, taxes, judgments, or encumbrances whatsoever: SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY 2008 White Toyota Scion VIN#JTKKU10448J002189 DATED this 1st day of November, 2013. Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff Monroe County, Florida BY: Rachelle Gates,Supervisor Civil Process Division Published November 6, 13, 20, 27, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 764928 Notice of Public Sale Hitch King gives notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell this boat on November 28th 2013 at 9:00 am at 245 Overseas Highway 1 Big Coppitt Key, Fl. 33040. pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes, Hitch King reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. Pace enclosed trailer vin#4FPAB162X9G133151 Published November 13, 20, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 767504 NOTICE OF NON-JUDICIAL SALE To: Roger Seagrist 1203 Newton St., Unit 4 Key West, FL 33040 Steve R. Henson and Deborah A. Henson are in possession and claim a lien for storage charges on your vehicle: 2005 BMW M3 VIN: WBSBL93435PN62114 STYLE AND COLOR: 2 door, silver with red interior Along with other miscellaneous personal property stored at #7 Corner of Gonzalez Lane and Angela St., Key West FL 33040, in an amount of $267.84, for rent at $249.14 per month plus sales tax for September, 2013. The lien claimed by the business is subject to enforcement pursuant to FS 83.805 and unless redeemed, the vehicle and personal property will be sold at private auction or otherwise disposed of at #7 Corner of Gonzalez Lane and Angela St., Key West FL 33040 at November 29, 2013 at 10:00 am. Published November 13, 20, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 767741 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-000107-P Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT JOHN AYER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS A GAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Robert John Ayer, deceased, File Number 13-CP000107-P, by the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 88820 Overseas Hwy., Plantation Key, FL 33070; that the decedents date of death was April 30, 2013; that the total value of the estate is estimated at $35,746.32 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Janet A. Rosenthal 66 Kent Street Scituate, MA 02066 Susan A. Marquette 437 View Avenue Trinidad, CA 95570 Kimberly Ayer 8 Westgate Lane Scituate, MA 02066 A LL INTERESTED PERSONS A RE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary A dministration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER A PPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, A NY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 13, 2013. A ttorney for Person Giving Notice: John L. Licciardi, Attorney Florida Bar Number: 845795 7858 Gardner Drive Naples, FL 34109 Telephone: (239) 261-6000 Fax: (239) 592-9054 E-Mail: CAPTJLL@comcast.net Person Giving Notice: Janet A. Rosenthal, Petitioner Published November 13, 20, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 771886 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 13DK1218K IN THE MATTER OF THE A DOPTION OF A STGHIK DION, A doptee. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Artak Zargaryan, 2 Komitas Street A pt. #23 Yerevan, Armenia Y OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action for adoption has been filed against you in this Court. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Timothy Charles Dion, whose address is 17227 A llamanda Drive, Sugarloaf Key, FL 33042, on or before 12/20/13, and file the original with the Clerk fo this Court at: 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040 before service on the Petitioner or immediately thereafter. if you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you f or the relief demanded in the Petition for Adoption. Copies of all court documents in this case, including Orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. you must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915). Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the Clerks office. Dated: 11/13/13 A MY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (Circuit Court Seal) By: Brittiny Burgohy Deputy Clerk Published November 20, 27, 2013 December 4, 11, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 775417 NOTICE OF DEFAULT AND INTENT TO FORECLOSE Foreclosure HOA 27952-SH9HOA To: Obligor (see Exhibit "A" attached hereto for Obligors and their notice address) This Notice is regarding that certain timeshare interest owned by Obligor in Sunset Harbor Resort, a Condominium, located in Monroe County, Florida, and more specifically described as follows: Unit (see Interval Description on Exhibit "A"), Week (see Interval Description on Exhibit "A"), of Sunset Harbor Resort, a Condominium, together with any undivided interest in the common elements apurtenant thereto, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof recorded in Official Records Book 1376 at Page 1093, Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, together with any amendments thereto. Pursuant to that certain Declaration of Condominium of Sunset Harbor Resort, a Condominium, recorded in Official Records Book 1376 Page 1093, Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, and all amendments thereto (the "Declaration"), Obligor is liable for the payments of certain assessments, maintenance fees, and ad valorem property taxes (collectively, "Assessments, Fees and Taxes") and Sunset Harbor Resort Condominium A ssociation, Inc., a not-forprofit Florida corporation (the "Association") has a lien for such Assessments, Fees and Taxes pursuant to the terms of the Declaration and applicable Florida law. The Obligor has failed to pay when due the A ssessments, Fees, and Taxes as assessed or advanced and is thereby in default of the obligation to pay such amounts as and when due. Accordingly, the Association did cause a Claim of Lien to be recorded in the Public Records of Monroe, Florida, thereby perfecting the lien of Assessments, Fees, and Taxes pursuant to the Declaration and sections 721.16 and 192.37, Florida Statutes. See Exhibit "A" attached hereto for the recording information for each Claim of Lien, the amount secured by each Claim of Lien, and the per diem amount to account for the further accrual of the amounts secured by each Claim of Lien. IMPORTANT: If you fail to cure the default as set forth in this notice or take other appropriate action with regard to this foreclosure matter, you risk losing ownership of your timeshare interest through the trustee foreclosure procedure established in section 721.855, Florida Statutes. You may choose to sign and send to the trustee the enclosed objection form, exercising your right to object to the use of the trustee foreclosure procedure. Upon the trustees receipt of your signed objection form, the foreclosure of the lien with respect to the default specified in this notice shall be subject to the judicial foreclosure procedure only. You have the right to cure your default in the manner set forth in this notice at any time before the trustees sale of your timeshare interest. If you do not object to the use of the trustee foreclosure procedure, you will not be subject to a deficiency judgment even if the proceeds from the sale of your timeshare interest are insufficient to offset the amounts secured by the lien. You have a right to cure the default set forth herein by paying in full, on or before the 30th day after the date of this Notice the following amounts: (1) all past due sums, (2) costs of collection (3) interest, as accrued to the date of payment, (4) per diem, as accrued to the date of payment, and (5) the foreclosure processing fee in the amount of $250, which amount will increase as the foreclosure proceeding progresses. Further, payment must be made by forwarding a cashiers check payable to the First American Title Insurance Company and drawn on a state or national bank, a state or federal credit union, or a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings bank. The Association has appointed the following Trustee to conduct the trustees sale: First American Title Insurance Company a California corporation, duly registered in the state of Florida as an Insurance Company, 1160 North Town Center Drive, Suite 190, Las Vegas, NV 89144; Phone: 702-792-6863. Association Contact: Sunset Harbor Resort, a Condominium c/o Hyatt Residential Management 140 Fountain Parkway, Suite 570, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, Phone 727-803-9400 EXHIBIT "A" Contract No. Interval No. Obligor(s) and Address Claim of Lien Recording Date/Instr. No. Per Diem Default Amount 1-5408 Unit 411 / Week 23 / A nnual Timeshare Interest THOMAS ALAN PYSHER and JAMIE LYNNE PYSHER/439 Five Points Richmond Rd, Bangor, PA 18013 UNITED STATES 09-26-13; Book 2651 / Page1582 1.04 2,988.15 11101 Unit 224 / Week 40 / A nnual Timeshare Interest RICHARD ARVAJALINO/3963 EXCHANGE AVE, UNIT A, NAPLES, FL 34104-7102 UNITED STATES 09-26-13; Book 2651 / Page1582 1.24 3,566.21 NOTICE OF ELECTION TO PREVENT TRUSTEE SALE IMPORTANT: If you object to the use of the trustee foreclosure procedure, you could be subject to a deficiency judgment if the proceeds from the sale of your timeshare interest are insufficient to offset the amounts secured by the lien. The undersigned, (See Exhibit "A"), is (are) the owner(s) of timeshare estate interest Unit / Week / Timeshare Interest at Sunset Harbor Resort, a Condominium at 200 Sunset Way, Key West, FL 33040 The undersigned has received a Notice of Default and intent to Foreclosure from First American Title Insurance Company, the Trustee. The undersigned hereby exercises the undersigneds right to object to the trustee foreclosure procedure established in section 721.855, Florida Statutes. In order to be effective, this Notice of Election to Prevent Trustee Sale must be received by the Trustee at the address set forth below on or before the 30th day after the date of the Notice of Default; and intent to Foreclose. Trustees Address: 1160 North Town Center Drive, Suite 190, Las Vegas, NV 89144 Dated: Owners signature Owners signature Print Name Print Name Owners signature Owners signature Print Name Print Name Notice is hereby given to the following parties: Party Designation Contract Number Name Obligor 1-1101 RICHARD CARVAJALINO (RSVP# 303563), (11/20/13, 11/27/13) Published November 20, 27, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 779430 LOCAL COORDINATING BOARD FOR THE TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED QUARTERLY MEETING NOTICE The Monroe County Local Coordinating Board will be holding its regularly scheduled quarterly meeting on Friday, December 6, 2013 at the Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050 at 11:00 a.m. The public is invited to attend. Inquiries concerning this meeting should be directed to the Health Council of South Florida, Inc. at (305) 592-1452. Published November 20, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 779552 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of OLD HWY BAIT & TACKLE located at 90515 OLD HIGHWAY in the County of MONROE in the city of TAVERNIER, FLORIDA 33070 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. CLAY BURDICK, Owner Published November 20, 2013 Florida Keys KeynoterLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? CALL US TO PLACE A FREE AD THE KEYNOTER 743-5551NOTICEOFSALE STORAGE SOLUTIONS,INC. UNIT57&64-ASHLEY DZIDUCH UNIT65-CATHERINEEIDAM CONTAINERR-AMYDENIUS Uponacursoryinspection,the unitwasfoundtocontain: HouseholdGoodsand/or BusinessProperty&Records Itemswillbesoldorotherwise disposedofatthissiteon DECEMBER4,2013at 9:00AMattheaddressbelow, tosatisfyownerslienin accordancewithState Statutes,Sections83:801to 83:909.Termsofthesaleare cash.Nocheckswillbe accepted.Allgoodsaresoldin "asis"condition.Taxmustbe paidorresalenumbers furnished.Buyermustprovide ownlockifneeded.Seller reservestherighttooverbid. Allitemsorspacesmaynotbe availableondateofsale. StorageSolutions,Inc. 90080OverseasHighway Tavernier,FL33070GIANT RUMMAGE SALE Island Christian School Sat., Nov. 23 at 7:30 AM. Bayside MM 83.4 (305) 664-4933 NEW & USED BOOK SALE Sat., Nov 23 at 8:00 AM Bayside MM 83.4 (305) 664-4933 Today WED 11/20, 7:30am ? A big Treasures & Trash sale Bargains galore! 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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: FIRST MORTGAGE LOANS FOR SALE. Discounted 25%. Currently paying 7.25%. firstname.lastname@example.org (305) 743-5164Martins Potato Bread Route For Sale in the Keys 40K below market price, High industry comm.% and low overhead. Call Orlando 786-443-3169.Tax Preparer, Summerland Key: FT year-round employment avail. Min. 8 years exp w/personal & corps. Must know year-end bookkeeping and adjustments, payroll tax, and sales tax. Enrolled Agent preferred. E-mail resume to email@example.com. Bishop, Rosasco & Co., CPAs EOE. A receptionist for boat sales and yacht brokerage. Duties will include phone answering, greeting customers and data entry. Will need to become a Notary if not currently. Competitive wages. Paid vacation and holidays. Drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Email donna@marathonboatyard. com or fax resume to 305-289-0751 Small marina/convenience store. Knowledgeable with POS & computer systems. MM 65. Call 305-664-4860 HAIR REVOLUTION SALON in Islamorada is hiring experienced hair designers! Please call (305) 664-0088 or (786) 853-9835. WANTED FULL TIME FIRE Extinguisher & System Tech. No exp. req., on the job training. Safe driver, Class E. Self motivated, able to work alone, mechanical skills a plus. Email resume to: monroecountyfireequipment@ gmail.com DELIVER PHONE BOOKS Earn up to $125/day. Key Largo to Marathon. Call 305-453-9475 Part Time Maintenance Person Apply in person to Keys RV Park, 6099 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. PT Furniture Delivery Person Must be dependable. Please apply in person. Tropical Furniture Gallery, 4801 O/S Hwy, Marathon. Bluegreen The Hammocks At Marathon has the following positions available: P/T Experienced Line Cook P/T Bartenders Houseperson/Carpet Shampoo Room Attendants Apply in person: 1688 O/S Hwy, Marathon. MM48.5 EOE/Drug Free WorkplaceFront Desk Clerk & Maintenance Landscaper. P/T. English req. Days. please apply: Blackfin Resort, 4650 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. (305) 743-2393Housekeeper needed for daily condo rentals in KCB. Must speak English. Part time. Apply at 1121 W. Ocean Dr. KCB. RESORT HELP Immediate opening! Front Desk Reservations Marathon, 305-797-1707 Dolphin Research Center has a full-time position for an IT Technical Specialist. Successful candidate will have good problem solving skills, working knowledge of MS Office/Windows OS, a pleasant attitude and ability to work well with others. Must be able to lift 30 pounds. Weekends required. Benefits include medical insurance, 401(k), vacation and paid holidays. Job description available at www.dolphins.org. E-mail your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org EOEKeys Fisheries Fish House looking for supervisors and seafood processing personnel. Good benefits. Apply within at 3390 Gulfview Ave, Marathon. DFWP. EOE.DEES HAIR SENSATIONS Full or part time hair dresser wanted. Call 305-289-0666 or 305-849-0466 Looking forHAIR STYLISTin Marathon. Call (305) 393-1751Barista, Full Time. Cook/Prep Cook, Part Time. Great Pay! Please apply in person Leigh Anns Coffee House, 301 Sadowski Causeway, Key Colony Beach.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.IMMEDIATE HIRING Dining Room Bus Person/ Food Runner Breakfast & Line Cooks at Hideaway Cafe. Call Robert 289-1554, 10am-12pm.Keys Fisheries Restaurant looking for FT counter cashiers & cooks. Good benefits. Apply within at 3390 Gulfview Ave, Marathon. DFWP. EOE.NEW RESTAURANT OPENING SOON! Florida Keys Steak & Lobster House, in Marathon, is now hiring for all positions. Call (305) 743-4500 for interview. NOW HIRING: Servers, Line Cook, Dishwasher Apply in person BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, MarathonEXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair tech. Must have valid drivers license & tools! Call (305) 664-3662. MAINTENANCE PERSON Dependable to do repairs. Pool licensed a plus. Wage based on exp. 743-7700 1133 W. Ocean Dr, KCB MARATHON PLUMBER AND PLUMBERS HELPER. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass drug test. (305) 731-7797 LOCAL BABY SITTING OFFERED IN MY MARATHON HOME. DAYS NIGHTS WEEKENDS. P/T OR F/T. CALL 305-393-51023 18 Suncruiser Mailbu pontoon party boat w/low hrs., 40 hp, 4 stroke Suzuki. Like new trailer. Great condition! $5500 obo. 305-453-8231 1984 LUHRS 34 SPORTFISH Detroit diesels. Fish ready. $28,000 OBO. Located in Marathon. Call Jerry at 754-234-1678 23 FORMULA "B" BRACKET 200 HP YAMAHA $6800. (305) 852-1770 24 Morgan $5,000. No engine or equip. Still has engine bed, running gear, etc. Set up for Cummins 330. (Engine also available) 239-222-5202. Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 Boat slip for rent $200/mo. Up to 30. Can accommodate up to 40 catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric included. (305) 942-3055 Boat Storage In Marathon (MM54). Wet slips and dry racks. No liveaboards please. Call for details. 305-289-0064 Marathon Dock Rental 43 Private home,Boot Key Harbor. 24 hr access. Incl water & elec. Avail now. $250-$300/mo. No liveaboards. 561-312-3263 WET SLIPS FROM 40 to 60 Right off Tavernier Creek O/S. No bridge clearance necessary. NO LIVEABOARDS. (305) 522-3902, 522-3906 1 DAVE BUYS PERMITS So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 2000 43 TORRES LOBSTER 6140 LUGGER DIESEL. $115,000 firm. 305-522-3649 29 COMMERCIAL Y & G 300 HP John Deere, low hrs. Fishing & trap pulling. Full electronics. $20,000 obo 305-522-2702, Islamorada All types of permits for sale! Rock Shrimp, King Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef & pelagic, Commercial Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Snapper IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 1998 CHRYSLER SEBRING CONV. Keys Cruiser! Green w/tan top. 2 new tires, new battery! 62K mi. Needs a little TLC. $1000, 305-743-4384 2005 PONTIAC VIBE 4 door hatchback. 75,000 miles. $6,000. Call 608-235-3228 AAA AUTO ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. Cars-Vans-Trucks Running or not. Cash. 305-332-0483 PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-65406X12Cargotrailer 6X12Pace AmericaenclosedCARGO TRAILER,greatcondition. Verylittleuse.Includesbrand newsparetimeonrimand hitchlock.Readytogoright now.$2,500305-849-0387 email@example.com The16thJudicialCircuitisactivelyaccepting applicationsforthefollowingposition:Part-timeMaleAssistantUrinalysisTechnician inMarathon,Florida12hoursamonthTheprimaryfunctionoftheUrinalysisTechnicianpositionwillbeto observeandcollectrandomandscheduledurinesamplesfromjuvenile andadultclients.Seecompletejobdescriptionatwww.Keyscourts.net. Thesalaryis$20.00perhour,nobenefits.Interestedapplicantsshould submitaStateofFloridaApplicationtoPersonnel@Keyscourts.netor Personnel,302FlemingStreet,KeyWest,Florida33040.StateofFlorida applicationscanbefoundatwww.Keyscourts.net.Thesuccessfulapplicantwillberequiredtopassacompletebackgroundcheck.Applications arebeingaccepteduntilthepositionsarefilled.Wedonotdiscriminateonthebasisofrace,religion,sex,age,disabilityorsexualorientation. EOE.Ifyouneedanaccommodationtoparticipateintheapplication/selectionprocess,please notifyusinatadvanceat305-292-3423;tomakecallthroughtheFloridaRelayCenter,youcan dial7-1-1 CityofMarathonBootKeyHarborCityMarina AdministrativeAssistant/ BookkeeperPleaseseewebsiteforjobdescription:www.ci.marathon.fl.us MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 Acceptingapplications forthefollowing: HealthInsurance Vacation 401K Applyinperson MM81.5,Islamorada oremailresumeto LALBURY@CARIBEEBOATS.COMDFWPEXPERIENCED MARINAFORKLIFT OPERATOR POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/CareCenter Inc. BehavioralHealthTechnician-Marathon#252CrisisStabilizationUnit.Part-TimeBehavioralHealthTherapist#187Providingindividualandgroupcounselingformentalhealth andsubstanceabuseclientsintheMarathonoffice.Florida LicenseRequired:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred. Fulltime.PerDiemRN-Marathon#253 FloridalicensedRNtoprovideServicesonCrisisStabilization/ Detoxunits.Housekeeper-Marathon#271 HighSchoolDiplomaORGED.FullTime FullTimepositionsinKeyLargoandMarathonassisting individualswithmentalillnesstoaccesscommunityservices.KeyLargoJob #272;MarathonJob #257 SubstanceAbuseCounselors#306 ForJailIncarcerationProgramatMonroeCountyDetention CenterinKeyWest.BachelorsinHumanServicesrequired. CAPandbilingualpreferred.Full-time.EmploymentSpecialist#321Coordinatesemployment,housingandentitlementapplicationsforOffenderReentryProgramclientsinKeyWest. AssociatesDegreepreferredwithaminimumoftwoyears jobexperienceandoneyearrecoveryexperiencepreferred. MusthavevalidFLDriversLicense.Full-time BehavioralHealthTherapist#319 Providingservicestochildrenandfamiliesatschoolsand clienthomesintheLowerKeyscommunity.Masters required.Licensepreferred.FullTime.ResearchAssistant#333 OffenderReentryProgram KeyWest BachelorsrequiredAllapplicantsmustsubmit:1)resume;2)threereferences; 3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreening priortoanyofferofemployment.Applyonline@http://careers.westcare.com hr -firstname.lastname@example.org EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotreapply L L oveRetail? Wanttoworkinafunenvironment?Wanttohavebenefitsincluding health,vacationandprofitsharing?Pleasefaxyourresumeto 453-9604orcall453-9144SeekingPT/FTDay/Night/WeekendSandalFactory/T-ShirtCityMM102MM82MM50MM4 TOMTHUMBFoodStores,Inc.OffersthefollowingpositionsinMONROECOUNTY*Managers&ManagerTrainees *AssistantManagers *StoreClerksThreeshiftsavailable:6amto2pm 2pmto10pm 10pmto6amToapplypleasecall786-295-5307 andaskforClevelandMathis Wewilltrain. Noexperienceneeded. 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