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Florida Keys keynoter
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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .6B Living . . . . . . .2B Business . . . . . .7B Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .6B Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2013 VOLUME 60, NO. 100 25 CENTS Ripleys wants youHow weird is your stuff? The weirder, the better, says Ripleys, which is in a buying mode. Story, 7A Pelican killer still on looseLower Keys brown pelicans are being found with their pouches slashed. Story, 4A Village approves PublixPublix received preliminary approval from Islamoradas Village Council Thursday night to build a 28,000-squarefoot supermarket on Upper Matecumbe Key.If the store makes it past a series of regulatory steps, including receiving the necessary commercial square footage from the village, it would be the first retail chain supermarket built in incorporated Islamoradas 15-year history.The affirmative vote on Publixs site plan is arguably the partial result of a federal courts 2008 ruling against a 2002 village law designed to keep chain stores out. In that lawsuit, developers of a proposed Walgreens drug store at mile marker 82 were denied because of the so-called formula retail ordinance. The laws purpose was to protect the villages smalltown character. But an 11th Circuit Court of Appeals judge ruled that Islamorada already had chain stores like Ace Hardware and Eckerds Drugs Store (now CVS), so basically, there was no smalltown character to protect. The lawsuit cost the village more than $1 million do defend.Councilman David Purdo said at Thursdays council meeting that he feels that ruling opened the door to businesses like Publix.About 100 people packed into Islamoradas Village Hall at Founders Park to either support or protest the proposed store. Turnout was so high that Islamorada firefighters stopped letting people inside. The one issue alone was debated by residents and attorneys on both sides for more than five hours.Most speaking against the project said they think Publix, planned for a site at mile marker 82.5 bayside, is a quality company but think the projectIts the first chain store going in since big-box lawsuit was struckISLAMORADABy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.com KEY WESTAmong the scheduled events for SantaCon Key West today is to see how many Santas can fit into the Worlds Smallest Bar on Duval Street. The 2012 record is 42.Santa takes over Key WestKey West joins more than 300 other cities in 44 countries today in hosting a SantaCon event, the first of which was held in San Francisco, Calif., in 1994. SantaCon Key West, organized on FaceBook, is in its fifth year and is essentially a Christmas-themed bar crawl with participants urged to dress as Santa or one of his support staff (Mrs. Claus, elves, reindeer, etc.). Contacted through online social media, the local event organizer would only identify himself as Kris Kringle. Five years ago a bunch of people got together and started doing it, Kringle said. Its a bar crawl for absolutely no reason. Its not a fundraiser for anything. We just have a great time and people really enjoy it. In 2007, more than 13,000 Santas descended on a charity event in Ulster, Ireland. Kringle said last years Key West SantaCon boasted around 250 Santas and he expects the crowd to grow today. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. at the Conch Republic Seafood Co., 631 Greene St., then at 7 p.m. moves to the Worlds Smallest Bar, 124 Duval St. The goal of that stop is to see how many Santas you can get into the bar, Kringle said. Last year it was 42.At 8 p.m., the group moves to the numerous bars around Caroline and Duval streets and ends up at Cowboy Bill, 624 Duval, for Santa bull riding, which is worth the price of admission, although there isnt one.The original event was put on by the San Francisco Cacophony Society and has spread around the globe. Organized through www .santaconinfo.com, there are a number of suggested rules, foremost: Santa does not make children cry. More about Key West SantaCon, including a schedule and suggested rules, is available on Facebook; search SantaCon The Red Tide Returns.SantaCon travels through citys streets todayBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMarathon pilot Agnew dies at age 86During his years as a fixture at Marathons airport, commercial pilot Ken Agnew shot video of Florida Keys road crashes and boat races, taught pilots how to make night landings on a dark runway and helped four East Germans make a daring 1980 defec tion at sea.Richard K. Agnew, better known as Ken, died Monday at his Marathon home after a long illness. He was 86.Ken was a down-toearth guy who loved to fly, said Mike Puto, a friend of 40 years. He was very safety conscious but sometimes it seemed like he was flying below sea level. Agnew often was seen carrying a heavy video camera to record newsworthy events, from crashes that closed bridges to prestigious fishing tournaments. He worked on a freelance contract with just about every network-affiliated television station in Miami, so his aerial and ground photography occasionally wound up on national news.In November 1970, he flew the brother of a hopeful East German defector over the Florida Straits for several days to look for an expected passenger ship. When they spotted it en route to Cuba, a chartered boat was alerted and headed out to deep water to tag alongside the ship.The East German then jumped from ship to make the rendezvous. Three other East Germans aboard saw what was happening and made a split-second decision to leap, joining the escape. All were recovered from the water safely and taken to Key West. Agnew filmed theHe helped four East Germans in defectionMIDDLE KEYSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com AGNEWTears of joy for new trikeSylvia Napoles relies on her adult tricycle for transportation and exercise. Shes owned it for the past seven years.The 53-year-old Islamorada woman has polio and is mentally challenged. When her trike was stolen from the front yard of her Orange Lane house earlier this week, her brother Miguel Lloren was furious and went on a mission to get it back. His sister was distraught, hysterical really, and Lloren wanted to make it better. He hopped on his bike and went around the area telling his neighbors that his sisters trike was stolen and asked them to be on the lookout for it.One of the people Lloren ran into that day was Michael J. Murphy, owner of All Tropical Construction. He was inspecting a sewer lateral line his crew was digging on Canal Street, by Coral Shores High School. Lloren asked Murphy and his men if they saw anyone riding around on the trike.Murphy was outraged that someone would take the trike. He had seen Napoles riding by almost daily and was impressed by her determination to live independently.I said, Are you kidding me. Someone stole that womans bike that we see riding up and down the street every day, Murphy said. I was pissed. That was her freedom, and someone stole it from her in the middle of the night.Murphy gave Lloren an order. Wait here 15 minutes.He drove his truck north about two miles to Key Largo Bicycle and Adventure Tours, which rents and sells bikes and organizes Keys wide bicycle tours.I asked Joey [owner Joe Biondoletti], Do you have any three-wheel bikes? He said he had one left, Murphy said.After Murphy told Biondoletti why he wanted to buy the trike, Biondoletti sold it to him at cost. He made no profit from the sale. The trike retailed for more than $400 and Biondoletti sold it to Murphy for $320. Biondoletti said he knows Napoles and her family and was glad to help any way he could. Like everyone else in this community, we like to help out when we can, Biondoletti said.Murphy drove back to the construction site and picked up Lloren, who noticed the trike in the bed of the pickup truck.It replaces one stolen from woman with polioBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comUPPER KEYS Photo by MIGUEL LLORENMichael Murphy stands with Sylvia Napoles, who is sitting on an adult tricycle Murphy bought for her after hers was stolen.See Publix, 3ASee Trike, 2ASee Agnew, 3A

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He just kept saying Oh my God, oh my God, Murphy said. When the two men showed up at Napoles house with the new trike, she didnt quit comprehend what was going on. The first words out of her mouth were, I cant pay for this. She didnt understand that it was a gift, Lloren said. But the positive reality of the situation soon settled in.I was sad that my bike got stolen and I cried about it, Napoles said. My brother and everyone put a smile back on my face. Thank you all.Lloren recalls how angry he was seeing his sister in tears, and how this fueled his goal of getting her trike back. But, faith is an important part of his life, and the kindness and generosity demonstrated by Murphy and Biondoletti reminded him that there are plenty of good people out there to outweigh the bad. Now there are tears of joy, not sorrow, on my sisters face, he said.For more information on All Tropical Construction, go to www.alltropicalconstruc tion.com. For more information on Key Largo Bicycle and Adventure Tours, go to www.keylargobike.com. Anger fueled SamaritanFrom Trike, 1A KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday, December 14, 2013PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW SAT.8475 SUN.8570 MON.7767 TUES.7867 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers.KeysInfoNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria. There currently are no beaches with health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys. Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state. Please call for all other rates, including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon, Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158, MARATHON, FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier, FL 33070 Newsroom . .(305) 852-3216 Advertising . .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . . . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . . . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O. Box 500158) Marathon, FL 33050-0158 Newsroom(305) 743-5551 Advertising . .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-9586 E-mail keynoter@keynoter.com Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers. Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551. After hours, call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSCops still looking for sex abuserKey West police continue seeking the publics help in catching a man who sexually battered a 17-year-old Key West girl Tuesday. The victim was approached about 7 p.m. as she walked along South Roosevelt Boulevard near Key West International Airport. She told police a man in a dark four-door sedan stopped, claimed to be a friend of her mother and offered her a ride home.Instead of turning down her street, he proceeded to another location where he sexually battered her, police said.Detectives are looking for a tall, heavyset Hispanic man in connection with the attack. He is likely 6-foot-1 to 6foot-2 with brown hair and a beard. He is heavy with a belly and was last seen wearing a black T-shirt with a Nike emblem, brown or khaki cargo shorts, and a ball cap. During the encounter, the victim said, the attacker received repeated calls on an iPhone that identified the caller as Belinda. Anyone with any information should call Detective Janeth Calvert at 809-1015 or (346) TIPS. The Morgan Insurance Group would like to introduce our Life & Health agent, Amy Stoky.Amy brings a high level of energy, professionalism and commitment to serve you for all of your health and life insurance needs including: Wide range of major medical insurance for individuals, families and groups. Worksite life and disability plans that are personally owned.The insurance you need. the service you expect. A price you can afford. AMY STOKY ManagerLife & Health Services amy@tmigfla.com 31 Ocean Reef Dr. C-204 Key Largo, FL 33037 (305) 367-4788 155 Key Deer Blvd. Big Pine Key, FL 33043 (305) 872-4788 102481 Overseas Hwy Key Largo, FL 33037 (305) 451-4788 I JUST SOLD this 2BR/2.5BA unit at Bonefish Townhouses! For all your real estate needs, call me today! 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Marcy ReedREALTOR(305) 289-6505 96 Bldg. 6 Avenue C 2 Coco Plum Open 7 Days A Week YARD SALEONLY $5.00 PER BAG! Sat. Dec. 14th 10am-1pmSt. Columba-The Hammock House(located behind St. Columba at 451 W. 52nd St. Marathon)Many nice items, $5.00 per bag, goes to support Hammock House After School Program, Just for Fun Summer Camps, Music Camp, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter Camp. Patti & Randy JUST SOLD another home on Cudjoe Key! Ready to Buy or Sell in the Lower Keys? Call Patti Nickless & Associates to make it happen! 171 Doubloon Ln. Cudjoe Key29967 Overseas Hwy. Big Pine Key, FL 33043 Patti Nickless, CRS, SFRBroker Associate(305) 304-6949Patti@BestKeysAgent.com Big Pine Key office is open 7 days a week for your convenience.Randy Williams REALTOR abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+ : POOLE Allan Pace Poole 76, of Marathon. Fl, formerly from Mechanicsville, MD Passed away on November 30, 2013 in Marathon, FL. He was the son of the late James Everard and Evelyn Louise Watkins Poole. Allan was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis Poole. Allan is survived by his companion Yaklyn Vargais; His children; Robin Owen (Kevin) of Bushwood, MD, Kevin Poole (Melanie), Steve Poole both of Avenue, MD; 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Allan moved from Upper Marlboro to St. Marys County, MD in 1970. He was the owner of American Metal Fabricators, Inc., retiring in 1988 after 31 years. After retiring from Amfab, Allan retired to the Florida Keys where he and his son opened a tackle store and Calcutta offshore baits which they sold in 1994. Allan loved to offshore fish in the Florida Keys, Bahamas, Mexico, Costa Rica, Venezuela, and Cuba. A Funeral Service was held on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 10:30 AM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home chapel with Deacon Bill Nickerson officiating. Interment followed in Charles Memorial Gardens Leonardtown, MD. The family received friends on Thursday, December 5, 2013 in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home chapel with prayers recited afterward. Pallbearers were Kevin Poole, Steve Poole, Larry Burdette, Tommy Fowler, Seth Edge, and Doug Poole, and Honorary pallbearer Kevin Owen. Contributions may be made to the Seventh District Vol. Rescue Squad P.O. Box 7 Avenue, MD BANStephan Ban to some Corodini, to others Ben Mordechai passed away on Tuesday, December 10th at age 79. Anyone who knew Stephan, knows he was the worlds finest garage sale shopper, fix-it-upper and Swiss chocolate conossieur. Most importantly, Steve was a loyal husband, brother and friend and a fiercely loving and caring father, grandfather and uncle. Stephan was a Holocaust survivor who escaped Hungary in the revolution of 1956, and came to the US in 1958. He was a mechanical and electrical engineer, and inventor who held many patents. In the 1970s, while he worked for the Department of Defense, he pursued his true calling as the magician Corodini, performing on television and theaters in Europe and the US. He moved to Marathon in 1977 and owned the Wooden Spoon restaurant and the Fairway Market. He is survived by his wife Dr. Eva Gabor Ban and his sister, Elizabeth Ban of Sidney, Australia, as well as his children: Judy Ban Greenman and Robert A. Ban of Marathon, Florida, and Andrea Ban Tecce of Arlington, Virginia. He is also survived by his nephew Tunde Ogunlana, his step son, Miklos Buk, and his grandchildren Kelley, Suzie, Katie, Tiffany, Josh, Amanda, Jeremy, Jesika and "the sweetest one of all," Zelma. His magic, humor, feistiness, old world wisdom, generous spirit and amazing heart will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Funeral services will be held 2:30 pm on Friday, December 13 at Riverside Gordon at Mt Nebo Kendall, 5900 SW 77th Ave, Miami, Florida 33143. The family will be having a celebration of life at Riverside Gordon -Kendall after the service. The family suggests memorials be made in Stephans name to his magic club: International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM) Ring 45, 9850 SW 166th Court, Miami, Florida 33196. Marathon City Manager Roger Hernstadt could have a scheduling conflict come Jan. 14.Thats the date of the Marathon City Councils first meeting of 2014. Its also one of two dates (Jan. 13 and 14) the Marco Island City Council plans to interview finalists for its top municipal job.Hernstadt is one of five finalists for the manager job on Marco Island. He declined comment about his application following Thursday nights Marathon council meeting.Marco Island, near Naples, has a population of around 16,800. Marathons population is around 8,400.According to a Thursday Marco Eagle newspaper report, the Marco Island council plans to decide on how many of its manager finalists it will interview when it meets Jan. 6. The city plans to contact candidates and explain the process.It appears Hernstadt stands a good chance of being chosen. He applied through an initial headhunting firm around September, but the Marco council apparently found most of the 21 names on that list unimpressive.We didnt find too many we actually liked a lot. One of the ones we liked a lot was Roger Hernstadt. He had almost all of the attributes were looking for, Marco Island Councilman Larry Honig told the Keynoter .Several council members apparently remembered Hernstadt after a second headhunting firm returned another list of names, which it also didnt care for, on Dec. 2.Larry Sacher, vice chairman of the Marco council, said he attempted to meet with Hernstadt prior to that council meeting but that Hernstadt told him he was uncomfortable meeting unless he knew he was a finalist for the manager job. That led Sacher to bring up his name in the second round of looking at candidates.I raised the question of could we consider somebody who I believe still has an interest but didnt apply due to confidentiality reasons, he said. We basically had five [council members] who knew who I was talking about.The council voted, 7-0, to add Hernstadt as a finalist. It would probably be Marathons loss if we were able to steal him, but thats the nature of the business, Sacher said. Hernstadt was hired in Marathon on Jan. 26, 2010. He earns $145,000 annually and his contract runs through June 30, 2015. Marco Island Manager Jim Riviere vacated his job on Sept. 30. He was making $150,000 annually.City manager is looking west to new positionBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON HERNSTADTCouncil rejects variance appealIt appears the court system will decide the legality of a proposed zip-line course at Marathons Crane Point Museum and Nature Center.The Marathon City Council on Thursday upheld a July ruling by the citys advisory Planning Commission that Planning Director George Garrett was within his purview to issue a 25 percent height variance for the proposed $1.1 million zip-line course.The appeal was filed by Beverly Welber and James Platt of Marathon, Joan Borel of Summerland Key and Deb Curlee of Cudjoe Key. They were represented by attorney Henry Morgenstern.The variance is for up to four of the nine zip-line towers, which would allow them to be up to 46.25 feet tall. The citys standard height limit is 37 feet.The arguments were technical in nature, but boiled down to Morgensterns contention that the citys own code specifies that a variance could only by granted if it is the minimum necessary to make possible the use of the property.Zip lines arent necessary for the use of the property, Morgenstern pointed out. Morgenstern also pointed to a different section of the code regarding approval standards for variances. Those include:Special circumstances: Because of the exceptional narrowness, shallowness or shape of the specific piece of property.Hardships: Other extra ordinary and exceptional situations or conditions of the property and/or location of surroundings.No detriment: The relief would not create a substantial detriment to the public good [or] substantially impair affected natural resources.Use authorized: The variance will not authorize a use or activity that is not otherwise expressly authorized by the regulation governing the parcel of property. They didnt even try to apply those standards. It would not meet those criteria, Morgenstern said.Assistant City Attorney Michael Marshall insisted that all this discussion about hardship is completely irrelevant.Those arent the standards that apply. The standards that do apply are, Is there competent and substantial evidence to support the decision, he said. Marshall intimated that with the conditional use for a zip-line already approved and not in dispute, a variance is essentially the minimum necessary condition to operate it. The council vote was unanimous, despite Council man Rich Keating making his opposition to the project known. Even if we dont believe this is going to succeed, thats not our issue to discuss, he said. Zip-line opponents indicated their next course of action would be a lawsuit.Tower heights now are likely headed to courtBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON ZIP LINEHernstadt scheduled for Marco job interview

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is too large for Islamorada.I love Publix, said David Makepeace. I love it so much, I dont mind driving 20 minutes [to the Key Largo location] to get there. Makepeace and others also worried about the potential danger caused by the increased traffic the store is expected to generate.Several property owners who live behind the planned building on Knowles Street hired an attorney, Tucker Gibbs, to try to block the project. Gibbs said village Planning staff, which recommended council members approve the site plan, miscalculated the amount of parking spaces needed for the project. The plan calls for 140 spaces. Gibbs said 40 more are needed, according to the villages comprehensive plan.Gibbs and urban planner Mark Alvarez, working with Gibbs, also said nearby residents would be impacted by noise, odor and privacy issues if the store is built. But despite more spirited and numerous con than pro arguments, the five-member council voted 4-1 to approve the Publix site plan. Councilman Ken Philipson voted against it because he still has concerns about safety in the proposed stores parking lot and about fuel trucks being able to drive down Russell Street, which separates the southern end of the property from the campus of Island Christian School. Still, Philipson said the project will be good for Islamoradas tax base and jobs market. He voted no after he knew it had enough votes to pass. His no vote was to try to get developer, Equity Development Group, to address his issues as the project moves forward. If Philipson were the deciding vote, he said he would have voted yes. The site plan covers a series of properties that used to be the Coral Grill restaurant and two office buildings. The northern part of the 2.6acre project borders on the former Fish Bowl bowling alley. Publix is in the process of negotiating a cross-access agreement with the defunct bowling alleys new owners. Equity would knock down existing commercial buildings for Publix. escape from overhead for a CBS News story. Ken was like an early public-relations guy, Puto said. He could film an event and had the connections to get it on the air. During the days of the Marathon Dolphin Scramble, a wild sprint by boaters to catch a dolphin and be the first to return it to the finish line at Sisters Creek, Agnew flew overhead so the late Charlie Anderson could broadcast the action live over WFFG radio.When John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife died in a 1999 plane crash near Marthas Vineyard, Agnew was quoted at length in a Chicago Tribune story about the perils of night flying over dark water. On a hazy dark night, youd better be on instruments or you will lose it, Agnew told the Tribune. He described how the wrong reaction to a make a correction could easily send an aircraft into a graveyard spiral.Agnew, who served as manager of Florida Keys Marathon Airport (then known as Marathon Airport) for a time, is survived by his wife Nancy. Other information on family survivors and services was pending. Arrangements are being handled by Dean Lopez Funeral Home.Agnew a national expertFrom Agnew, 1A Saturday, December 14, 2013 3A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 BILL WILKINS(305) 793-5253 Open 7 Days A Week 5701 Overseas Hwy. #14 & #15 Marathon FOR SALE!Premier Professional office in Marathon. Nicely decorated waiting room; high end office furniture in Front office; 4 private rooms; open area with sinks; lunch room; and large receptionist area with 2 desks. Can be easily subdivided into two separate offices. Perfect commercial location. 928 75th Street MarathonCongratulations to Tony & Linda on their new home in Marathon! To get your home SOLD or if you would like to invest in property here in the Florida Keys, give me a call today! Proud supporter of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable FoundationRobin KluckBROKER ASSOCIATE(305) 360-2073www.marathonFLhomesforsale.com 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050Open 7 Days A Week 2002 lawsuit set the stage for PublixFrom Publix, 1A Photo by DAVID GOODHUEA crowd packs Village Hall Thursday night to debate the merits of a new Publix, which the council ultimately approved.

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Since Dec. 6, five brown pelicans have been found dead with their throats slashed in the Lower Keys and Maya Totman, director of Florida Keys Wildlife Rescue on Big Pine Key, said Friday shes aware of nine similar mutilated birds. Totman said she hasnt been able to catch the other pelicans that were spotted last Sunday and Wednesday near the Venture Out resort on Cudjoe Key and off Summerland Key. Lower Keys fishermen around the Niles Channel and Kemp Channel bridges also reported seeing slashed pelicans. Im just so upset, she said. I tried to catch one [Thursday] night and had barely any sleep. Were working around the clock. These poor birds, its just terrible, she said. Im just heartbroken. I dont understand how a person could do this. My major concern right now is to get the ones we can and help them. Totman said she is coordinating her efforts with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and local fishermen. The first slashing report came in on Dec. 6 from Summerland charter captain Jim Sharpe, who spotted a brown pelican on his oceanside dock having difficulty eating a ballyhoo.Each time the pelican tried to swallow, the bait fish would fall out of its large pouch and onto the ground. After about the seventh attempt, Sharpe said, he put a cast net over the water bird and made a gruesome discovery.It looked like the pelicans throat had been cut with a knife, Sharpe said. And it was not just one clean slice, but two cuts about six inches apart, creating a large hole in the pouch. Tuesday, Totman took the bird to veterinarian Don Harris, director of the Avian and Exotic Animal Medical Center in Miami, for surgery I firmly believe it to be malicious, Harris said. The birds pouch was cleanly lacerated from behind the point of the beak, all the way back to the glottis about 10 inches. The windpipe was dangling from the birds neck, almost like it was breathing out of a snorkel, Harris said.To repair the pouch, Harris said, he ran a continuous suture all the way up like lacing a shoe so the bird could eat and become stabilized.In 1970, U.S. Fish and Wildlife listed the brown pelican as endangered after pesticide contamination almost wiped them out. In 1985, the population in Florida had rebounded to 60,000 and it was taken off the Endangered Species List in that part of its range.However, the brown pelican still is federally protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918. Conviction for harming each bird under that law is a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail and/or a $15,000 fine.Totman urges anyone who sees suspicious activity or a wounded bird to get in touch with her at 872-1982. You can also call the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions wildlife hotline at (888) 404-3922. Keynoter staff supplemented this report.Key Largo man wants on bug boardPolitical candidates in the Keys often are longtime residents whose names are familiar to a large portion of the voting populous. Thats not the case for Dennis Caltagirone, whos been a full-time Key Largo resident since October 2010 fewer years than the Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board term for which he filed to run on Dec. 2.Caltagirone, 69, seeks the District 5 seat held by Upper Keys attorney Jack Bridges. Bridges will not seek re-election to a four-year term and is likely to seek a county Circuit Court judgeship in 2014.Caltagirone said hes not a professional politician but is interested in public service. Im not in it for the little bit of money thats involved. We made our plans to be able to live in paradise and we did that independently, he said, referring to wife, Lee. You venture in because you want to serve the public. Ive done that my whole life as an educator and serving on all types of committees and boards, he added. Caltagirone said hes taught high school English all over Florida for 40-plus years, most recently in Hollywood in Broward County. He was also a theater instructor who studied at the Globe Theatre in England and authored a textbook on the subject. In addition, Caltagirone said hes made a habit of immersing himself in any community in which hes lived. The Keys are no different, as hes a Florida Keys Council of the Arts board member, Friends of the Key Largo Cultural Center board member, Rotary Club member and is involved with the Key Players community theater in Key Largo. Caltagirone said he and Bridges are neighbors, which could explain the interest in seeking office. We talk frequently about what goes on, the candidate said. To get a better idea of what Mosquito Control does, Caltagirone met with district Director Michael Doyle and toured the agencys 107th Street office in Marathon. He says its not a stretch to go from a patron of the arts to Mosquito Control candidate. Its all quality of life, it really is, he said. I know this is an outdoor place. My wife is a diver and we spend a great deal of time outdoors. A basic tenet of quality of life is not to be chewed on.Caltagirone seeks seat now held by BridgesBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4A Saturday, December 14, 2013 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 JOSH MOTHNER(305) 942-9519 12399 Overseas Hwy, Slip 32Marathon 214 W. Seaview Drive Duck Key Open 7 Days A Week Congratulations To The New Owners Of These 2 Properties Here In Paradise! Looking to BUY or SELL here in the Florida Keys? Call me today! www.SoldInTheKeys.com Dr. Emma Stoll will be moving out of the area January 9, 2014.Medical records will be available at the office and Dr. Augsten will be available for continuation of care.Emma Stoll M.D. THE PORTER-ALLEN COMPANYINSURANCE Elizabeth M. Freeman David W. Freeman, C.P.C.U.294-2542In Florida Call Toll-free 1 (800) 292-2542513 Southard Street, Key West This 3BR/3BA large waterfront home in Layton JUST SOLD for 93% of the listing price! For all your real estate needs, call me today! 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Pam Nada-CaleyBroker Associate(305) 304-9208 123 S. Layton Drive Long Key Open 7 Days A Week Kirk of the KeysOverseas Highway at 89th Street Marathon MM 51.5 743-4256Staffed Childrens Sunday School & NurserySunday Services 9 a.m. Contemporary11 a.m. Traditionalwww.kirkofthekeys.com Keys InfoNet.com Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysInfoNet.com Vet calls acts on the protected birds maliciousBy CAMMY CLARKcclark@MiamiHerald.comLOWER KEYSPhoto courtesy MAYA TOTMANJim Sharpe of Sea Boots Charters on Summerland Key found this brown pelican on a dock with a large chunk of its pouch cut out, which prevents it from eating.More slashed pelicans seenMARATHON CALTAGIRONEDennis Caltagirone seeks the District 5 seat held by Jack Bridges. Bridges will not seek re-election to a four-year term and is likely to seek a county Circuit Court judgeship in 2014.

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For the second time, the Marathon City Council on Thursday said amen to prayers before council meetings. On Nov. 26, Council woman Ginger Snead proposed instituting invocations at the start of council meetings. That passed 4-1 with Councilman Mark Senmartin voting no; he suggested a moment of silence instead. Thursdays second vote to finalize the prayer ordinance passed by the same 4-1 vote. Several council members alluded to receiving lots of feedback from residents following the first vote, but that was obviously behind the scenes. Thursdays only speaker on the issue was Marathon Church of God Pastor Nick Vaughn, who spoke in favor of invocations to start meetings. But there was apparently enough feedback on the issue that the council had directed City Attorney John Herin to investigate legal precedents. Herin modeled Thursdays resolution finalizing invocations after one approved in Lakeland. Herins firm, Gray Robinson, represented the city of Lakeland in a case in which the Atheists of Florida, in July 2010, sued that city for violating the establishment clause of the First Amendment.The U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit ruled in Lakelands favor, essentially agreeing with a 2010 resolution city lawmakers passed allowing invocations to be open to members of any faith. It had for years been done by exclusively Christian speakers.Ive got all day to pray; I can do it aside from the council meeting, Senmartin said Thursday, adding that numerous religions would go unrepresented.I fear this is going to end up, given our limited pool, with a small group of the same people over and over. I just think this is probably not going to end up in a fair situation for a lot of people, he said.Snead said a moment of silence isnt sufficient and disagreed with Senmartin about religious representation in government meetings. A moment of silence is not what Ive asked for. Its appropriate for when someone has died, she said. I dont think Ive seen a place with more churches in a condensed area in my life.Vaughn told the council hes not interested in converting the audience to his religion.The Monroe County Commission was split Wednesday on whether to extend the contracts of solidwaste contractors for 10 years or put the service out to bid.After lengthy discussion, the board voted 3-2 to extend the current deals, with commissioners Heather Carruthers and Danny Kolhage dissenting. The 10-year deals total $155 million and will see residents rates increase incrementally from $404 per year to $437 per year through 2024. Theyre with four haulers: Waste Management in the Lower Keys.Marathon Garbage Ser vice in the Middle Keys.Keys Sanitary Services in the Upper Keys.Ocean Reef Club Inc. in Ocean Reef. The village of Islamorada has its own solid-waste provider, Advanced Disposal, whose contract is not handled by the county. County officials said Wednesday theyd negotiated vendors down $6.6 million over the past 60 days and $10 million overall.Im happy with these figures. When we look at what the very modest increase would be over 10 years, I think its very good. I dont see any reason not to move forward with this, Commissioner David Rice said.But Carruthers and Kolhage werent convinced. I dont know if we get the best deal unless you put it out on the market, Carruthers said. We have methods in place that if we feel we get the best service from a local vendor, that will be taken into account. Kolhage said the best way would be to research solid-waste options under a sustainability initiative the commission approved recently. County Program Manager Rhonda Haag told the commission it would be one year before a final sustainability action plan is complete. We dont have to do anything right now, this minute, Kolhage said. 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Bud 269-338-2903 or daybreaker33@live.com SPC# 1534We can build you a custom pool from Duck Key to Key West!Pool Renovations Concrete PoolsOffice: 305-517-6505Andy Nichols, OwnerCell: 571-264-4794 Marathon, FL capnich37@gmail.comLicensed & Insured Council prayers OKdBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONBoard approves trash contractsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comSOLID WASTE

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Opinion & EditorialSaturday, December 14, 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: keynoter@keynoter.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor 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. This is a permit issued Feb. 28, 1865, allowing Joseph Russell to sail in his small boat for a sponging and fishing voyage off the Keys. The permit was valid for one month and was needed because of the Union navys blockade of the Florida coast during the Civil War. The permit is signed by Charles Howe, collector of customs.Photo courtesy MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARYCELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALOverhaul of DCF must be realizedLETTERS TO THE EDITOROld bridge worth savingMy husband and I have been visiting the Florida Keys for nearly 20 years now. Most recently, we enjoyed several extended winter visits as we enter retirement. We look forward to many more years visiting the Keys, including extended stays.We enjoy the old Seven Mile Bridge for long walks and traffic-free bike rides. We always see some type of wonderful wildlife including birds, turtles and stingrays. The old Seven Mile Bridge is the only way that we can get in a long, traffic-free walk while in the Keys. And what a view, especially at sunset.The survival of the old bridge leading to Pigeon Key is very important to those of us who consider the Keys our winter refuge. We hope the state and county will do everything they can to maintain this important venue for maintaining the health and well-being of Keys residents and visitors alike. We factor in the tax we pay for accommodations when we plan our visits, but we do not mind because you all do such a great job keeping the Keys clean, safe and beautiful. Saving the old Seven Mile will only enhance this reputation for good value. We just left the Keys this past week and plan to return in February. Gosh, I wish I were there right now. Mary Wickens East Lansing, Mich. Editors note: The state Department of Transportation, Monroe County and city of Marathon have signed off on a 30-year, $77 million plan to renovate and maintain the old span.Respect the crocodilesRe: the Dec.7 letter Crocs a Keys nuisance: Let me paraphrase a common statement from park rangers: They were here first, both crocodiles and alligators. We came later and invaded their territory. What does this Tavernier reader want? Eradication of all of our wildlife? As an avid environmentalist, I cringe when people demand simplistic solutions, such as removing centuriesold indigenous animal species. Instead, residents need to use care when leaving pets and children outside. With our constantly diminishing natural back yard, lets be grateful for what we still have. Ina Oost Topper TamaracSay yes to sea cucumbersLimiting the number of sea cucumbers allowed to be harvested daily by the small number of fishermen licensed to harvest live marine animals will make the harvesting unprofitable. I have arthritis, as do many of my fellow Baby Boomers. If sea-cucumber soup would alleviate the pain, fewer sufferers will undergo costly, painful, often infection-producing joint replacements or take large dosages of pain pills that damage the liver and kidneys. Supporting the sea-cucumber aquaculture industry will not only improve the Keys economy but also lower the national health-care costs, which are crippling our economy. Lets compete to come up with the best-tasting recipe for sea-cucumber soup. Jane Marter Duck KeyCoverage was lackingThis week, an iconic business celebrated a re-opening. Im speaking of Dockside Tropical Cafe in Marathon, and nowhere was it mentioned in the Keynoter Shame! This is a favorite location for many locals as well as snowbirds, and to ignore it does a disservice to our community as well as the new owners, who are working so hard to bring it back to life. Dockside has long been a favorite, and we (lots of locals) are thrilled to see her come back to life. It is especially nice that Eric Stone and Kim Hess are the new owners; their enjoyment of and connection to the cruising community will help ensure success. Eric, Kim and the Dockside Tropical Cafe have the support of a Cruising Outpost (formerly Lattitudes & Attitudes Seafaring Magazine), which will mean lots of free international marketing for our community. Their success is our success. So how the Keynoter could have missed an opportunity to support them is surprising and a shame. Pat Witt MarathonChanges for our most vulnerable have to be effective, well-fundedOnce again, the state Legislature must tackle reform of the states child-protection services when it meets next year. If lawmakers fail to get it right, Floridas children will pay the price, as theyve been doing for years. The Department of Children and Families has been overhauled before after deaths of children under its supervision brought public outrage. But this time the reforms must have lasting effects for the sake of Floridas at-risk kids, and that means whatever changes are implemented need adequate funding from state lawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott. Ever since a string of deaths of children already known to DCF occurred this past spring and summer, the agency has been under increasing pressure to improve its investigations and treatment programs for children endangered in their own homes or in foster homes. The agencys chief, David Wilkins, was forced to resign. His interim replacement, Esther Jacobo, from the DCF district overseeing Monroe and Miami-Dade counties, wasted no time in seeking solutions. She hired a Seattle-based foundation, Casey Family Programs, to review the deaths and the agencys handling of the childrens cases. In many instances, the agency simply dropped the ball, allowing endangered children to just disappear off DCFs radar, sometimes with case workers merely taking a parents word for it that everything was OK. That kind of bureaucratic neglect has to be eradicated, period. At a meeting of the state Senates Children, Families and Elder Affairs Committee this week, DCF Assistant Secretary Stephen Pennypacker outlined reforms recommended by the Casey group. First of all, DCF would put two child-protective investigators on each case instead of one. That makes good sense two sets of eyes and ears to determine if a child is in a risky situation and what should be done about it. The use of technology has been increased to prevent investigators from closing cases without making sure of proper follow-up. A safety-plan template has been incorporated into DCFs computer system that doesnt allow a case to be closed if the safety plan is incomplete or unless it has been handed off to a case manager responsible for the next phase. The enhanced technology and use of two investigators per case are being tested in pilot programs in several counties already. Another crucial change is that investigators and case managers wont be allowed to just take a parents word that a threatening environment will improve, such as when a battered spouse promises to take the children and leave home if another domestic-violence incident occurs. These reforms, if strictly enforced and sufficiently funded, could save and improve many kids lives. But its tragic that so many children had to die before DCF sought to reform itself. Miami HeraldThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is writing rules limiting the Keys harvest of sea cucumbers to 200 per day. Theres a limited local market for them, but there is a big Asian market for them as a high-protein delicacy and as a treatment for arthritis. This is braised sea cucumber with mushrooms and a pork leg. Cheers loud for Old Seven Mile approvalResidents from up and down the Keys packed the Marathon Government Center on Wednesday to plead with the Monroe County Commission to approve a $77.5 million funding plan to save a portion of the iconic Old Seven Mile Bridge. Many spoke to the commission, but it was perhaps Miami resident Barbara Gilberts comments that carried the most weight. She told the commission she arrived that morning and learned of the meeting. I dont live here; I just got here today. This morning I was walking the bridge as I always do. Thank you for having the bridge here for many more years, she said to raucous applause.Gilberts and many other comments had the desired effect, as the commission voted 4-1 to move forward with finalizing the agreement. Commissioner Danny Kolhage was the lone dissenter.The following evening, the Marathon City Council voiced unanimous support for the plan, which targets the 2.2-mile portion of the span connecting Marathon to Pigeon Key, at its meeting.The bridge has been closed to auto traffic and fishing for years because the state Department of Transportation has deemed it unsafe.As proposed, DOT would pay $57.2 million toward the cost over 30 years and retain ownership of the bridge. Monroe County would pitch in $14.24 million and Marathon $5.34 million. The money would finance everything from a couple of repaintings to repairing the deck to building a new ramp to Pigeon Key. County Administrator Roman Gastesi was clear that the proposed deal is far from complete and will require further negotiations.Well bring back a formalized agreement when were back here in March, he said, referring to the next commission meeting in Marathon.Developer Pritam Singh went so far as to liken the Old Seven Mile Bridge to the Great Wall of China. I think its really important and history will remember. They might not remember the date or who spoke here, but they will see the result of it. I urge you to work out the deal and take care of that money, he said. Kolhage said a basic disagreement with the direction were taking with our capital program was the reason for his no vote. Were waiting for a report on 400-plus miles of our county roads that havent had any work done for 10 years, he said.Commissioner Heather Carruthers raised concern that a large portion of the county portion of the costs could come via property tax revenue. Thats why we want to continue to have these discussions. Weve never done this before. The first step is this is a pretty good deal; I think we should be celebrating, Gastesi replied, drawing loud applause from the room.County, city sign off on plan, includes DOTBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMIDDLE KEYS Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYChampagne flows at the Marathon Government Center Wednesday after the Monroe County Commission approved the framework of a $77.5 million funding plan to restore the Marathon portion of the Old Seven Mile Bridge. Commissioner George Neugent (holding the bubbly) celebrates with members of the nonprofit Friends of Old Seven. Web extrasOn the new and expanded www.KeysInfoNet.com, youll find much more Keys coverage, including:The Marathon City Council will likely create a citizen board to review the citys charter.Florida Keys Community Colleges president is none too happy with his administration being evaluated by faculty members.The Monroe County School District starts looking at what, if any, properties it can excess without impacting classrooms.

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Ripleys wants your stuffNot sure what to do with that shrunken head thats been taking up space in the closet? Ripleys Believe It or Not! in Key West has a solution. Ripleys Bizarre Buying Bazaar is coming to Ripleys Key West Odditorium in January. Its the fourth stop on a road trip to several cities in the U.S. and Canada to find and acquire items that Ripleys Believe It or Not! believes are worth acquiring. Ripleys Exhibits and Archives Vice President Edward Meyer is coming down to take a look at all items that come in and will make on-the-spot offers for those he deems worthy of being a part of the Ripleys collection. For more than 35 years, Meyer has traveled the world collecting unusual stories and odd items for the company. He has acquired more than 20,000 different artifacts, as well as countless stories for the Ripleys cartoon and books. Were hoping to find oddities, artifacts, relics, strange things from science and nature, unusual artwork the weirder the better, says Meyer and what better place than the Keys? Meyer has purchased more than 100 items from the public at Bizarre Buying Bazaar events, everything from a rare New Guinea widows finger chopper to a motorcycle created from bones to a lamp made from a taxidermy chicken. Even if Ripleys doesnt want to buy what you think is worth selling, you might still get an appraisal not of the items worth but of how odd Meyer thinks it is. I think Key West has a lot of potential because its rich in history, he said. I would love to see some pirate and historic nautical items turn up at this event. The Bizarre Buying Bazaar is set for Jan. 17 and 18 at the Ripleys Key West Odditorium, 108 Duval St. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Those planning to attend to try to sell their goods are encouraged to RSVP to Angela Johnson at Johnson@ripleys.com in advance and provide some details on the item. That will allow Ripleys to see what they can find out about the item in advance.VP is coming to Keys for buying event Saturday, December 14, 2013 7A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com 12-14 lb. Oven-Roasted Plainville All-Natural Turkey Homemade Mashed Potatoes & Turkey Giblet Gravy Green Beans Almondine Sweet Potato Casserole Cranberry Orange Relish Holiday Stufng & Dinner Rolls 522 Fleming Street 296-5663 1105 White Street 294-5221 www.faustos.comTraditional Turkey DinnerGenerous portions for 8-10 peopleTraditional Cuban Pork DinnerGenerous portions for 8-10 peopleVisit our stores or call to place your order. Please place orders by 8:00 pm Saturday, December 21, 2013 and pick up your order by 6:00 pm on Tuesday, December 24, 2013. Heating instructions are enclosed with each meal. We will close at 7:00 pm on Christmas Eve and will be closed Christmas Day. 1/2 Pan Cuban Pork Yellow Rice Black Beans Sweet Plantains 1 loaf Cuban BreadWishing you a Happy Holiday Season! $9999 $14999 MARKETPLACE Recent Real Estate SalesSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 163 percent Based on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) for the period December 1, 2013 December 7, 2013. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, AddressListedSoldListedListing AgentSelling Agent Big Pine Key 31042 Hibiscus Dr$170,000$158,000360A Key Real Estate/B. Acosta, B. MartinA Key Real Estate/B. Acosta, R. Wnukowski 31251 Avenue E $95,000$70,000144A Key Real Estate/Ron WnukowskiI sland Group Rlty/C. Roberts, R. Wnukowski 2361 Pensacola Rd$115,249$115,2498Outside Of MLS Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Donna Pezzi 0 Osceola St. $16,000$16,0000Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Patti NicklessColdwell Banker Schmitt/Patti NicklessCoco Plum 96 BLD 6 Avenue C$281,300$315,000692Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Team BrockColdwell Banker Schmitt/Marcy Reed Vacant Land $69,900$62,450222Oceanside Realty/Ginny DumanskyOceanside Realty/Ginny DumanskyCudjoe Key 20730 1st Ave$639,000$580,000195Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Team GomezCentury 21 Schwartz/Jimmy LaneDuck Key 214 Seaview Dr$295,000$270,000646American Caribbean/Lynn LucasColdwell Banker Schmitt/Joshua Mothner 130 N Indies Dr$695,000$650,000355American Caribbean/Lynn LucasMarr Properties/Tom RodriguezKey Colony 101 E Ocean Dr $915,000$865,000205Exit Realty Florida Keys/Tobe CreedColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lela Ashkarian 641 8th St$349,900$340,00065Century 21 Schwartz/Charity ReblRealty Associates Fla Props/Arcides OteroKey Largo 1 Bowen Dr (1) $749,000$720,000642Realty World Freewheeler/Bud CornellMarr Properties/Terry Canto 500 Burton Dr$255,000$237,000253Marr Properties/Tom RodriguezMarr Properties/Mike Diaz 62 Central Ave $25,000$15,000159Barbara Eads Realty/Barbara Eads5 County Real Estate/Ann Cabrera 38 Pirates Dr$155,000$130,000133Marr Properties/Susan Kay HollerShoreline Properties/Ana Zalesky 516 Boyd Dr$249,900$235,000135Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Maryann WarrenColdwell Banker Schmitt/Maryann Warren 209 Sunset Blvd$2,499,000$2,000,000129Century 21 Schwartz/Sal Livoti, Misty PaceCentury 21 Schwar tz/Sal Livoti, Misty Pace 0 Bounty Ln $139,900$90,000127Keys Country Rlty & Dev./Martha CarterKeys Country Rlty & Dev. /J. Silvestri 492 Beach Rd$309,000$285,000114Realty World Freewheeler/Steve ConleyColdwell Banker Schmitt/Donna Wheeler 500 Burton Dr$149,900$130,000105Marr Properties/Tom RodriguezMarr Properties/Tom Rodriguez BK 25 LT30 Florida Dr $25,995$23,00076Shoreline Properties/J. Kelley, T. Del ValleShoreline Properties/J. Kelley, T. Del Valle 300 Grouper Trail$519,000$440,00042Marr Properties/Terry Canto Marr Properties/Terry Canto 205 Humpty Dumpty Dr$299,000$275,00045Coldwell Banker Schmitt/ Team HooverMarr Properties/Lorie Leal 500 Burton Dr$229,000$220,00036Shoreline Properties/Ana ZaleskyGlenn Hoover Real Estate/Glenn Hoover 152 Orange Blossom Rd$569,000$575,00036United Realty Consultants/Todd HamiltonMarr Properties/Mike Diaz, Terry Canto 325 Calusa St $89,000$67,00021Keys Country Rlty & Dev/Carol Betts KellerKeys Country Rlty & Dev./Carol Betts KellerKey West 2408 Flagler Ave$375,000$358,0001470Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Barbara CrespoPr udential Knight & Gardner/Louis Condos 1521 Bertha St (1) $245,000$245,000436Pr udential Knight & Gardner/Team Knight, GardnerS ellstate Island Properties/Maya Thomas 191 Golf Club Dr$595,000$584,000348Compass Realty Branch/Robin MitchellMarquis Properties Realty/Rudy Molinet 3707 Flagler Ave$650,000$600,000312Bascom Grooms Real Estate/Edward SalazarRoyal Palms Realty/Scott Forman 1521 BerthaSt (1) $49,000$49,000310Pr udential Knight & Gardner/Team Knight, GardnerE ngel & Voelkers Fla Keys/Michael Petro 221 Golf Club Dr$529,000$520,000122Richard Padron & Assoc./Michael SpirnakCompass Realty Branch/Robin Mitchell 3930 Roosevelt Blvd$299,995$270,00078Royal Palms Realty/Rob SeverinColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa Ferringo 1428 White St$850,000$805,00025RE/MAX Marathon Vacation/James HoganTruman & Co. /Wendy ZintsmasterLittle Torch Key 27979 Lobstertail Trail$115,200$110,000311Pr udential Knight & Gardner/T. Thoman WoodPr udential Knight & Gardner/Karen LaneLower Matecumbe 233 Gulfview Dr$775,000$685,000217Bayview Properties/Jennie WardBayview Properties/Patricia Ketchum 28 El Capitan Dr$425,000$385,00082United Realty Consultants/Todd HamiltonColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lizette MillerMarathon 928 75th St$525,000$475,000245Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Leanne RueschColdwell Banker Schmitt/Robin Kluck Bk R lt15*$189,000$160,00079RE/MAX Keys To The Key/Team WilkinsonCoco Plum Real Estate/Shannon Butler 966 74th Street Ocean$65,000$55,00053Century 21 Schwartz/Trish HintzeCentury 21 Schwartz/Ben Daniels 1 Copa D'oro $40,000$34,00045Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa FerringoColdwell Banker Schmitt/Team Brock 410 17th Ct$125,000$110,00031RE/MAX Keys To The Key/Team WilkinsonKeyIsle Realty/Bruce Ball 496 & 498 88th St. Ocean $315,000$315,0000RE/MAX Marathon/Paul Labossiere RE/MAX Marathon Vacation/Paul LabossierePlantation Key 133 Ocean Dr$639,000$565,000311Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Team NewmanMarr Properties/Tom Rodriguez 141 Stromboli Dr$989,000$895,500283Engel & Voelkers Clearwater/E. HarwellEngel & Voelkers Clearwater/E. Harwell 141 Aregood Ln$495,000$455,000263Realty World Freewheeler/Jude Lindback Realty World Freewheeler/Jude Lindback 409 Coconut Palm Blvd$599,000$550,000202Ocean Sotheby's Intern./Leslie LeopoldColdwell Banker Schmitt/Sally Stribling 100 Giardino Dr$925,000$875,000184Coldwell Banker Schmitt/J. Keller, C. Porter Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Sally StriblingRamrod Key Guadeloupe Ln* $79,000$77,00071Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Dave WileyOutside Of MLS 763 Indies Rd$649,900$620,00055Internet Realty of the Fla Keys/G. MaclarenColdwell Banker Schmitt/Leanne RueschStock Island 34 10th Ave$319,000$319,0002Keys Commercial Real Estate/Gary SmithKeys Commercial Real Estate/Gary SmithSugarloaf Key 17023 Green Turtle Ln$1,070,000$980,000443Preferred Properties/Daniel SkahenColdwell Banker Schmitt/Karen Haack 17110 La Brisa Ct$875,000$825,00086Pr udential Knight & Gardner/E. ChamberlainSchwartz Pr operty Sales/Unknown AgentSummerland Key 924 Flagship Dr$2,225,000$1,800,000248Internet Realty of the Fla Keys/G. MaclarenInt ernet Realty of the Fla Keys/G. MaclarenVacant Lot (*) Commercial Property (1) RelaxWe have your style872-4491Winn Dixie Shopping Center on Big Pine Key. Find the Perfect Gift Soft Tops Beautiful JewelryTropical Holiday CardsCandles & SoapsOpen 7 DaysMon Fri 10 6 Sat 10 5 Sun 12 4 BusinessKEY WESTThis dog portrait made from actual dog hair was purchased at a past Ripleys Bizarre Buying Bazaar in Orlando. More signing upAbout 110,000 eligible Americans selected a health plan in November using the federal online insurance exchange at www.health care.gov more than four times the rate for October, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported on Tuesday. Florida led the way, with 17,908 people signing up since Oct. 1.Nationally, more than 364,000 eligible Americans have selected a health plan using the federaland statebased online insurance exchanges that are central to the Affordable Care Act, according to government estimates.More than one in three people who selected a health plan, or 137,204 people, did so using www.healthcare .gov, which serves 36 states, including Florida. The majority of people who signed up, or 227,478, used state-based websites that serve 14 states and the District of Columbia. The improved numbers for the federal exchange reflect extensive technical upgrades to www.health care.gov and a tremendous demand among consumers for affordable health insurance, Michael Hash, director of HHS office of health reform, told reporters during a conference call Tuesday. Through end of November, Hash said, the federal and state sites have received more than 39 million visitors.By DANIEL CHANGdchang@MiamiHerald.comHEALTH CARE

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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING OUTDOOR FURNITURE SALE IN STOCK 20% to 40% OFF! Conch StyleMake sure you avoid last-minute problems when hosting a holiday party using our tips. Column, 2BBSports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Qualls leads with 44 pointsIt would have been a really close basketball game Tuesday if Marathon High School junior JohnNisha Qualls were playing Greater Miami Academy on her own.The Dolphins top scorer turned in a dominant 44-point performance, helping the team to a 70-47 road win and improving their record to 7-2.Coach Deanna Klaus said Marathon jumped out to a 24-5 first-quarter lead, but struggled a bit in the second. We went through a little rough patch and let them back in the game, she said. Still, the Dolphins held a 3628 lead at the break. We came back even more determined to start the third period and led 59-33 at the end of three, the coach said. Klaus said she emptied the bench in the fourth and allowed many reserve players to play significant minutes.Qualls 44 points are a new school record. Gardine Raymond added 21 points, while Yailin Nieda had three and Dixie Murphy hit two free throws. I am always excited to see how hard these young ladies play. They want to be successful and are determined to win, Klaus said.The Dolphins were scheduled to visit Westwood Christian School on Friday, but results were not available.She dominates as team moves to 7-2 record with latest victoryMARATHON GIRLS HOOPSBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com Firebirds again stop ConchsThe Key West High boys soccer team hit the field at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium Wednesday night with a jauntiness that seemed to radar high hopes. Losers to District 16-3A opponent Doral Academy earlier in the season by a 5-0 score, the Conchs were looking for revenge. But Doral once again proved to be too much for Key West. The Firebirds who had speed, accurate passing and resounding kicks won, 3-0. Although low on scoring chances, the Conchs held their own until, with three minutes were left in the first half, Andrew Medici, after a flurry of headers, swung his leg high and thumped the ball past keeper Christian Lee for a 1-0 lead. When the Conchs came to their bench for the halftime break, senior Justin Mock said, Everybody stop saying its your fault lets score a goal. Coach Marc Pierre was calm. Be aggressive, be smart, we can play with this team, he said. Just kicking the ball is not going to do us any good. We had three shots, they had seven. Talk, talk, talk.He concluded: Were not going to lose. But it wouldnt be the Conchs night.Eight minutes into the second half, Firebirds senior Daniel Castano scored amid a crowd in front of the net. Key West struggled to get off shots, and when it did, they were easily handled. With 15 minutes remaining, Doral wrapped up its victory when Castano who was tall and vocal drilled a shot from beyond 35 yards that rocketed over a leaping Lee into the top of the net for an insurmountable 3-0 lead. While Doral remained the top team in the district, the Conchs lost for the first time in five games. They fell to 6-3-2 overall and 4-2-1 in the district.Conch girls winCaila DeAbreu scored four goals to lead the Key West girls soccer team to a 7-5 District 16-3A victory Wednesday afternoon over visiting Doral Academy. Julia Passarelli scored twice and Angela Niles had one goal as the Conchs held on after leading 5-2. They improved to 12-4 overall and 5-1 in the district, and will play at 2 p.m. today at Gulliver Prep.Soccer team falls to 6-3-2By DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST SOCCERPhoto by BERT BUDDEKey Wests Jack Behmke (left) and Doral Academys Andrea Medici compete with their heads for the ball during Wednesday nights game. Fins over .500A blowout win Tuesday evening in Miami put the Marathon High School basketball team in a territory it hasnt seen the past couple of years over .500. The Dolphins defeated Greater Miami Academy, 6022, and improved to 5-4. Marathon has won its past three games since opening the season 2-4.Coach Kevin Freeman said the team jumped out on Greater Miami in a big way, leading 20-2 after the first quarter. All five Dolphin starters scored at least one basket.Mike Allen and Damian Chavez led the way with six points each in the opening 8:00. Freeman said he put a fresh five players in for the second quarter and Marathon continued to dominate. The score was 40-8 at halftime. Shemar Fantroy led the second unit with eight points in the quarter, while Richie Wells had five. The starters re-entered the game for the third quarter and played the first four minutes. By the time they left, there was a running clock in place and the Dolphins were on their way to an easy victory. The score was 56-20 after the third quarter and neither team did much offensively in the final quarter. Freeman said all 13 players got a chance to get in the game. Some people that hardly get minutes got a lot of minutes, so theyll have some game-time experience, he said. We still turned the ball over 15 times, which doesnt please me, but we played good defense.Fantroy led Marathon with 10 points, three assists and two steals. Cooper Chaplin had eight points, seven rebounds and three assists, while Nelson Rojas had four points and seven steals.Junior Will Wolfe scored his first varsity points in the fourth quarter, netting a pair of free throws. The Dolphins were scheduled to face what Freeman called the Dolphins toughest test this season in Westwood Christian School on Friday. Results were not availabl.Scoring comes easy against Greater MiamiBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BOYS HOOPSMourning leads Ransom over ConchsThe Key West High boys basketball team is not built to contend with tall, talented centers.The Conchs ran into another one 6-foot-9 Alonzo Mourning III Thursday night and lose to Ransom Everglades, 78-50, in a nondistrict game in Miami.Mourning, the son of former NBA star Alonzo Mourning Jr., scored 22 points and had eight rebounds as Ransom (5-2) handed the winless Conchs their fifth consecutive loss. Our kids hold their own with these big centers until the third quarter when our big guys [Luis Acosta and Anthony Cromwell] get in foul trouble and we have to go small, Key West coach Tony McDowell said Friday morning. But it wasnt just Mourning nine other Ransom players scored. They were knocking down shots they couldnt miss, McDowell said. The Conchs, who played without injured Lanre Scott, were led by guard Chase Renner, who had 14 points. Nathaniel Hayes was next with nine. A bright spot for Key West was the play of point guard Ziyah Jefferson, who, brought up from the JV team, made his varsity debut. He scored four points but played a good floor game, McDowell said. The Conchs will have two home games next weekend against Ida Baker at 7:30 Friday night and at 2 Saturday afternoon against Park Vista.Girls loseThe Key West girls team lost to Ransom, 55-47, despite 23 points from Tanisha Multy. We played 100 percent better than the first time we played them, coach Shonta McLeod said, referring to a 70-43 loss earlier in the season in Key West.Key West is now 0-5By DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST HOOPSFins lose two in close contestsThe Marathon High School boys soccer team lost a pair of close road games this week to quality South Florida opponents. The Dolphins fell 2-1 to Florida Christian School in Miami Tuesday, and 2-0 to Coral Springs Charter School on Thursday. Coach Jim Murphy said the Dolphins played Florida Christians Patriots much tougher this time around than they did on Nov. 5, when Marathon lost 5-0. The Patriots scored toward the end of the first half and Marathon tied it 8 minutes into the second half. Raul Sorio put a through ball to Cole Daniels for the goal.The game remained tied until the final minutes, when the Patriots scored off a long through ball from the back line.Murphy said the Dolphins created their most scoring opportunities on the season.We lost to them 5-0 in our first game so it was nice to see how much we improved. Florida Christians coach also told our players after the game we were a different team than what they played in our first meeting, he said.On Thursday, Coral Springs scored its first goal off a corner kick at the 22:00 mark. The second came at the 35:00 mark off a through ball that beat the Dolphins defense.Murphy said the Dolphins had several scoring opportunities but couldnt capitalize. The Dolphins (3-8) are scheduled to visit Riviera Prep School in Miami at 4:30 p.m. on Monday. Team travels to Riviera on MondayBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BOYS SOCCER

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The season is upon us for celebrating, which means lots of parties, libations and festive food. If you are hosting a holiday get-together or a soiree to ring in 2014, here are a few tips to help you plan.The decorBy now, your home is likely decorated for the holidays but, if not, dont overdo it before your party. Your guests are coming to see you and enjoy your company and wont be spending much time in front of your Christmas tree.If youre planning to serve a sitdown dinner, spend your energy decorating the table with festive items. A small topiary or rosemary tree on your table or outside your front door looks great strung with lights. Many Keys nurseries carry these trees this time of year. I recently bought one at the Banyan Tree at 81197 Overseas Highway in Islamorada and had it potted for less than $100.The drinksThe drinks you serve are as important as the food. The rule of thumb when considering what to purchase is 50 percent of your guests will drink wine, 30 percent beer and 20 percent mixed drinks. You can simplify your bar by serving only beer and wine, or instead of a full bar, offer a signature drink such as eggnog or pomegranate martinis. Not only are signature drinks more festive, but theyll save you money so youre not buying a full bar of liquors and mixers that might not be used.Of course, for New Years Eve, dont forget the champagne. There is nothing more fabulous than ringing in a new year with some bubbly. For something different, offer a DIY champagne bar with fruit juices, including orange and pomegranate, and fresh fruit such as raspberries, blueberries and strawberries.The best time to buy your holiday party libations is during sales. Most local liquor stores have a day each week during which they offer big discounts.The menuWhen deciding on the menu for your holiday party, be sure to make a very good list of all the ingredients youll need and preparation times needed for each recipe.Many recipes can be made ahead of time and refrigerated overnight to save on preparation time the day of the party. There is nothing worse than starting to cook only to realize you forgot to buy half the ingredients, so a good list prior to shopping will ensure this doesnt happen to you.Consider a nontraditional menu, with a Florida Keysthemed menu including shrimp, lobster, crab claws and sushi. Also, hosting a party at a nontraditional time such as for brunch can be a lot of fun. SimplifySimplify your hosting responsibilities by getting a little help from a caterer if you can. Hiring a bartender or server can make all the difference between you enjoying or working at your party. They will ensure all your guests are served and help you clean up afterward. Also consider having a caterer provide all the food for your event. The holidays are already busy and stressful, and parties should be fun. Leah Maki is a fashionobsessed style blogger. More of her fashion advice can be found on her blog, Leahs FabulousFinds.com. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday, December 14, 2013 Public Meetings Scheduled by and with the City of Marathon for December 2013Please note that more than one Marathon City Council/Board/Committee member may participate in the meetings listed.City Council City Manager Dick Ramsay, Mayor Roger Hernstadt Chris Bull, Vice Mayor City Attorneys Richard Keating, Councilmember Gray-Robinson Mark Senmartin, Councilmember Ginger Snead, Councilmember CITY OF MARATHONSUBJECT: DATE: TIME: LOCATION: Planning Commission Meeting12/16/135:30pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. Firefighter Pension Board Meeting12/17/135:15pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. MFR Holiday Parade with Santa12/24/135:00pmWinding through the streets of Marathon *Cancelled* City Council Meeting12/24/135:30pmMarathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Hwy. City Hall Closed (Christmas Day)12/25/13 City Hall Closed (New Years Day)01/01/14To view the full City of Marathon calendar please visit our website: www.ci.marathon.fl.usPursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respec t to any matter considered at any meeting or workshop noted herein, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and for such pur poses he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made; which record includes the testimony and evid ence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City of Marathon complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a disabled person requiring special accommodations or assistance, please notify the City Clerk at (305) 289-5020 of such need at least 72 hours (3 days) in advance. 12/11/13hpPublished Keynoter 12-14-13 L.A. Times crossword puzzle AND100 MORE! Solution in the December 18 Keynoter ACROSS 1Brief regrets, maybe 6Agitated state 10Order from on high 14DJIA stock 17Nobelist Root 18Source of heat 19Its for the dogs 20Campus center 22Big tips on cruises? 24Chicken __ 25Many a jazz combo 26Willing to listen 27Peace Nobelist Wiesel 28One good at stretching? 29Tubular carb source 30Green sage of films 32Beginning piano students first scale? 36Stars and Stripes squad 39Theyre noted for their neutrality 40Civil offenses 41LAX listing 42Sassy 44Ftbol cheer 45Panthers color? 46Nigerian people 49Shockproof battery? 52Stumblebums 53Multiple millennia 54Latin 101 verb 55Code breakerscries 56Sugar bowl fans 57Capital of Belarus 58__ Aires 61Twosome in the news, or the news itself 62Appear eventually 63Channel for channel surfers? 67Sitcom lover of Chachi 68Give up 69Start of a balcony delivery 70Queen __ lace 71Via, informally 72Locking horns 73City on the Arno 77Manufactured locks 78Startled cries 79Food problem at the front? 82One of several H.S. subjects 83Black Friday event 84Owing 85Rough patch? 86Slick, perhaps 87Hugo title word 89Deliveries at Lincoln Center 91CHiPsco-star 93Tech news sites nefarious plan? 97Sorority letters 98Nonspecific checkbox 99Born Freelioness 100Skye of film 102Classic muscle cars 105URIs hoops conference 106Sometimes you feel like __ 107Painfully out-of-tune note? 110Hamburger man 111Miller __ 112John Pauls Supreme Court successor 113Out-and-out 114Playa del __: L.A. coastal region 115Pic to click 116Binds 117Arnolds art DOWN 1HR dept. concern 2Err 3Oenophiles vacation destinations 4Promising whiz 5Californias Big __ 6Vulcan in demeanor 7Tribal emblems 8Holiday preceder 9Director Craven 10Muslim ascetics 11Homer classic 12Appetite stimulants 13Mazel __! 14Measure of brightness 15Color in the original Crayola 48 16It was admitted as a free state as part of the Missouri Compromise 18NBC staple 21Shaker, so to speak 23Quit 28Get shellacked, say 29Part of PRNDL 31Pigeon 33Delinquents of a sort, briefly 34Memorable climber 35George Foremans five Georges 36Record, in a way 37Historical periods 38Things known to a select few 43Knickknack 45He played Arnold on Happy Days 47Short deck hand? 48Doing mil. drudge work 50Fillets 51Huntersholidays 52A smidgen 53Preps for a snack, as corn 56Long-distance letters 57Ponder 59Exodusnovelist 60Hot time in Quebec 61Like Beethovens Sonata Op. 109 62Airer of vintage films 63NBAer until 2008 64Motto on an inspirational cat poster 65URL tag 66Observe 67Steel-toothed Bond villain 71Like some anchors 72Early Indo-European 74Big 12 wrestling powerhouse 75Went after 76__ boy! 78Make 79In 80Without a buyer lined up 81Belg. neighbor 83The cooler 84Span. miss 88Writer with an award named for him 89Pride and Prejudice novelist 90Grabbed 92You betcha! 93Father of Shem, Ham and Japheth 94Aquatic frolicker 95Belushis Animal Houserole 96Cel mates? 101Org. that sticks to its guns 103Metal refinery input 104Nimble 106Fraziers Fight of the Century foe 107Clicker button 108Microbrew selection 109Slangy Hows things? Casual Gourmet Oceanfront Dining Seating 12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m.Make Your Reservations 289-1554Call early for New Years ReservationsThe only thing we overlook is the ocean.Rainbow Bend Resort Mile Marker 58, Grassy Key 4:30 pm to 10:00 pm Open 7 Days All Major Credit Cards Accepted Christmas For TwoChoice ofWhole Turkey(10-12 lb.) Baked Stuffed Hog Fishw/ Newburg SauceBaked Ham w/Port Raisin Sauce$58 per coupleEntrees include salad, breads, trimmings & holiday pies Crossword solutionSolution to the Dec. 11 puzzle. Christmas Season Celebrations at St. ColumbaAdvent Quiet Half DayFriday, December 20, 9:00a.m.-NoonLongest Night Memorial Service & DinnerSaturday, December 21, 5:00p.m.Sunday Morning Worship with Childrens NativitySunday, December 22, 9:00a.m.Christmas EveFamily Service, 5:00p.m. Traditional Christmas Music, 10:30p.m. followed by Candlelight Christmas Mass, 11:00p.m.Christmas DayNoonday Service followed by Community Dinner January 10-11, 2014 Marathon Community Park Mile Marker 49 celticheritageproductions.com/keys.htm 941-625-8544 A Church of Open Hearts and Open Minds HOLY EUCHARIST9:00 a.m. Sunday St. Columba Episcopal Church 451 West 52nd Street Marathon, FL 305 743-6412 www.stcolumbamarathon.org Party like a professionalCONCH STYLE Living Consider putting your menu in the hand of a caterer so you can enjoy the party and not be stuck in the kitchen.Leah Maki ConchStyle

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Deer documentary on tap TuesdayThe Sanctuary Friends Foundation of the Florida Keys screens the free documentary The Private Life of Deer at the Marathon Power Squadron building, 52nd Street bayside, on Tuesday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Just a century ago, there were fewer than a million deer in North America. Today, there are nearly 30 million. The documentary looks at how wild deer interact with one another and how they adapt to living in a suburban environment.Christmas cantita performed SundayThe Marathon Community United Methodist Church has its Christmas cantata at 10 a.m. Sunday at the church, 3010 Overseas Highway.Seniors softball games are openSoftball games for seniors (men 50 and older, women 40 and older) have begun at the Marathon Community Park.The co-ed games start at 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec ember, then go to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through March. Some equipment is available.To find out more, call Evelyn Nealeith at (937) 728-9064.Marathon dart league resumesThe Mid-Keys Dart League is resuming action for anyone interested in playing. An organizational meeting is planned for 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hurricane, mile marker 49 bayside. Questions? Call Wendy Bonilla at 942-9961.Homelessness commemoratedDec. 21 is National Homeless Persons Memorial Day as marked by the National Coalition for the Homeless, and a memorial service is planned for Key Largo that day.Its from noon until 1 p.m. at Settlers Park, mile marker 92 oceanside. Its an interfaith service organized by the Community Health Ministries of the Upper Keys, and those attending are asked to bring nonperishable food to donate to a local food pantry. To find out more, call 852-1612.Chemical toxins are session topicIsland Yoga, 5800 Overseas Highway, Suite 40 in Marathon, holds an informational session about chemical toxins from 10:45 a.m. to noon today. Cost is $25 for those who register early, $35 at door. To find out more, call Jolie Wilson at 942-1480. Saturday, December 14, 2013 3B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTSThe Board of Directors of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, Florida (the Board) hereby provides notice, pursuant to Section 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem assessments which may be levied throughout Monroe County, Florida, including the unincorporated area of the County and within the boundaries of all municipalities within the County including the area known as Key Haven and the area known as Long Key (subject to and as provided by section 9 of Chapter 76-441, Laws of Florida, as amended), for the cost of providing for (a) identification of parcels, development of one or more wastewater infrastructure and or service delivery plans, engineering, and cost estimation, and (b) acquisition, construction, administration and appurtenant costs of associated wastewater projects, management services and facilities including the upgrading of existing plants to meet 2015standards commencingfor the Fiscal Year 2013-2014.The Board will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to preserve its right and option to use the uniform method of collectingsuchassessments as authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearingto be held at 10:00 a.m., December18, 2013, at the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority Board Room,1100 Kennedy Drive, Key West, Florida Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution, which contains the legal description of the real property subject to the levy, are on file at Administrative Offices of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, 1100 Kennedy Drive, Key West, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend. Adoption of such resolution shall not be deemed to commit or require the Authority to impose any charge or assessment and the adoption of any such charges or assessments, if any, will only be made after future consideration, notice and subsequent public hearing as provided by law.In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the Board of Directors with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the above-referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based.BOARD OF DIRECTORS FLORIDA KEYS AQUEDUCT AUTHORITY Published Keynoter 12-14-13 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 96 Bldg. 6 Avenue C 2 Coco Plum 1 Copa DOro Marathon THE BROCK TEAM DID IT AGAIN!Our listing in Bonefish Townhouses JUST SOLD and we JUST SOLD this lot on beautiful Flamingo Island in just 45 days! If you have a home to sell, call the Brock Team for a confidential analysis of your propertys value! Proud supporter of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation Bob & Wanda Brock Broker Associate/REALTORThe Brock TeamBob Direct (305) 731-9521 Wanda Direct (305) 304-8862www.midkeysproperties.com 11050 Overseas Hwy. Marathon, FL 33050 763 Indies Road Ramrod Key 928 75th Street Marathon Congratulations to the new owners of these two properties! Are you looking to buy, sell or invest in the Florida Keys? Call The Reliable Professionals TODAY!Lea & Dave RueschThe Reliable Professionals(305) 393-1843 Florida Ankle & Foot InstituteDr. John F. TorregrosaFellow American College Of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Fellow American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopaedic Medicinewww.AnkleAndFootSurgery.net F Help your body heal itself!Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) & Stem Cell Therapy8151 Overseas Highway Suite #5, Marathon, FL(305)-853-5151 91550 Overseas Highway Suite #107, Tavernier, FL (305) 853-5151 Se Habla EspanolPRP and Stem Cell Therapies are used to treat: Heel pain Tendonitis/tendon injuries (Achilles/others) Joint arthritis/pain Muscle Tears Ligament injuries Wound care Nerve Injuries Bone Repair/Regeneration Certied in Reconstructive Rear Foot /Ankle SurgeryLeading expert in regenerative medicineHave your lower leg, ankle and foot ailments treated with the latest techniques in regenerative medicine by one of the countrys leading instructors. Dr. Torregrosa lectures nationally to doctors, and reps who teach doctors, on the benets and applications of stem cell and PRP injections. PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) is blood plasma enriched only using the patients own platelets. This is delivered to the injured site which leads to the release of growth factors and cytokines that stimulate soft tissue and bone healing. Similarly, Stem Cells are undifferentiated cells that the body directs to become the necessary cells to heal or replace damaged tissue. Christopher D. Golden, D.M.D.American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental AssociationGet your smile back with Cosmetic DentistryBig Pine 305-872-4272 www.keysdentist.com BIKE RIDE FOR KIDS The American Bikers Aimed Toward Education had a successful toy run for Keys kids on Nov. 24. Here, they ride over the Seven Mile Bridge. After the run, the group gathered at the Monroe County Sheriffs Office headquarters on Stock Island. LIVING BRIEFSTurtle experts conveneDozens of veterinarians and others who have an interest in protected sea turtles converged on the Keys last week for the Turtle Hospitals 22nd sea-turtle workshop at the Turtle Hospital. They came from all over the world Australia, Brazil, Bonaire, Tobago, Turks and Caicos, Belize, and Mexico with one common goal: To better help sea turtles survive.On Dec. 7, biologists and veterinarians from universities, wildlife agencies, rehabilitation centers and other organizations gathered at the Marathon Government Center to hear about and share developments in the sea-turtle field. The next day, Turtle Hospital staff learned techniques for performing a sea-turtle necropsy in a specialized lab led by the University of Floridas Dr. Brian Stacy.Participants discussed possible reasons for sea-turtle mortality, and samples from dead turtles were analyzed to help them understand how to help turtles in the future. Also, lasers were brought down from New York for a surgical-techniques lab taught by Marathon Veterinary Hospital owner Dr. Doug Mader. Veterinarians learned how to best remove fibropapilloma tumors from green sea turtles in the hands-on lab.Release todayThe Turtle Hospital has planned a turtle release for noon today at Higgs Beach behind the Salute restaurant, 1000 Atlantic Blvd., Key West.Heading to freedom is Hunter, an adult loggerhead. Hunter was found floating off Bamboo Bank in Florida Bay on Aug. 8, 2012. He was extremely underweight and had lockjaw, most likely due to an infection. That prevented Hunter from being able to open his beak to feed.X-rays at the Turtle Hospital revealed Hunter had ingested fishing hooks that Mader removed. After almost three months of rehabilitation, Hunter was able to open his mouth to eat. He was treated with vitamins, antibiotics and a healthy diet of squid and fish and is now a healthy 220 pounds (up from 170 pounds at intake) and ready to return to his ocean home.They share their knowledge with othersMARATHONWorkshop participants attend a presentation Dec. 7 at the Marathon Government Center.

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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday, December 14, 2013 Big Pine & Lower KeysISLAND ART FESTIVALSaturday, December 14, 2013 10 am to 4 pmFREE ADMISSIONArts & Crafts Food & BeveragesMusic & Fun www.lowerkeyschamber.com 31020 Overseas Hwy Big Pine Key MM31 Leading Ladiesnot what they seemThe Waterfront Playhouse at Mallory Square in Key West kicks off its 74th season with the comedy Leading Ladies by Ken Ludwig, author of Lend Me ATenor and Moon Over Buffalo. Directed by Danny Weathers, Leading Ladies is a hybrid of Some Like It Hot and Shakespeares Twelfth Night. Its the story of two British actors in 1958 who are so down on their luck, theyre performing Shakespeare in a Moose lodge in Shrewsbury, Pa. When they hear that an old lady is dying and plans to leave her fortune to her two long-lost English nephews, they resolve to pass themselves off as her relatives just long enough to receive their inheritance. The fireworks start when they suddenly discover the relatives arent nephews, but nieces. Undaunted, the guys accept the challenge by donning wigs, heels and frocks in desperate hopes of grabbing that fortune. The results are mistaken identities and romantic entanglements. Playing the two British actors are Brandon Beach and Matt Hollis Hulsey. Elena Devers plays the old ladys niece who dreams of escaping the confines of York to become an actress. David Black plays her fiance, a stuffy man of the cloth. Carolyn Cooper plays Audrey, a saucy dish on roller skates. Robin Deck plays Florence, the crusty dowager. Billy Cartledge plays her feisty doctor and head of the Moose lodge. And Justin Ahearn plays Butch, Docs son whos in love with Audrey. Set designer is by Michael Boyer and costume design by Leigh Hooten. David Bird will create the lighting, Carmen Rodriguez is the props mistress, Dave Bootle is the fight coordinator and Trish Manley is the stage manager. Leading Ladies plays Dec. 19 to Jan. 11, with previews Dec. 17 and 18. All performances are at 8 p.m. The opening night of Dec. 19 will feature a post-performance party. Tickets range from $20 to $50, with discounts available for military members, seniors and others. Call 294-5015 or go to www.WaterfrontPlay house.org.Comedy opens the season at the WaterfrontTHEATER Photo by LARRY BLACKBURNStarring in Leading Ladiesare (from left) Elena Devers, Matt Hollis Hulsey and Brandon Beach.Holiday fun keeps on goingAs we enter the middle of December, it seems theres something for everyone on the holiday events schedule. Among the events: Dec. 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Big Pine & Lower Keys Island Art Festival. Experience the joys of art and music, and find some unique holiday gifts, at this festival held on the wooded grounds of the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce, mile marker 31 oceanside. Highlights include live music by local entertainers, exhibits and booths featuring the original work of artists, raffles and vendors offering food and beverages. Parking and admission are free. Dec. 14, 6 p.m., Boot Key Harbor Boat Parade, Marathon. At this Middle Keys holiday event, vessels from dinghies to megayachts are to cruise the harbor in a sparkling procession. The best viewing sites include Lazy Days South, Marathon Marina, Sombrero Dockside Lounge and Burdines Waterfront around mile markers 47 to 50 oceanside. Dec. 14, 7 p.m., Lower Keys Lighted Boat Parade. All boats are welcome to participate in this Lower Keys event sponsored by the Lower Keys Rotary Club. Santa and Mrs. Claus are expected to arrive and hand out candy to the kids. Best viewing spots include the Old Wooden Bridge Guest Cottages & Marina, No Name Key Bridge and BigTHE SEASON The Dachshund Walk is a fun time whether you own one of the dogs or not. Its one of the more unique parades youll find anywhere. See Holidays, 5B ISLAMORADAHoliday tunes sweep Founders ParkFresh of its seasonbeginning holiday festival, Islamoradas Founders Park hosts a late afternoon of Christmas music next weekend. The Keys Community Concert Band just what its name says, a band comprising a variety of community members performs the show starting at 4 p.m. Dec. 21 at the park, mile marker 87 bayside. As with all Keys Community Concert Band performances, its free; just bring a lawn chair or blanket. The will concert feature a wide swath of favorite holiday tunes, from Jingle Bells to Frosty the Snowman, even The Chipmunk Song. And no holiday concert would be complete without Leroy Andersons Sleigh Ride. Key Largo School teacher Kelley Steinmetz will provide vocals as she leads the audience in song. Musicians from the Keys Pipers, a new Upper Keys flute choir, will play two selections; their friends the Grinch and Rudolph will accompany them and the Concert Band on a few pieces. And, of course, guest of honor is Santa, who plans to distribute candy canes to the kids. To find out more, call Donna Heiner at 8537294. Photo by DONNA DIETRIC H Kathy Buchanan leads kids in song during a past Keys Community Concert Band performance.

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Saturday, December 14, 2013 5B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernierbbtheatres.com NOWALLDIGITAL!SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 12/13 -TUES.12/17 Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug 3D (PG13)11:55; 3:20; 6:45; 10:10 *Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug 2D (PG13) 12:30; 4:00; 7:30Frozen (PG)1:45; 2:05; 4:25; 4:45; 7:05; 7:30; 9:40 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG13)1:10; 4:20; 7:30* denotes showtime is on Friday & Saturday only Regal Cinemas Searstown, Key West, 294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m. play only on weekends. Frozen (PG): 1:20 4:20, 7:20 and 10:10 p.m. Homefront (R): 1:40, 4:40, 7:40 and 10:05 p.m. Delivery Man (PG-13): 1:20, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 12:00, 4:00, 7:00, and 10:00 p.m. Best Man Holiday (R): 12:20, 4:15, 7:15 and 10:15 p.m. Dallas Buyers Club (R).12:40, 4:10, 7:10 and 9:50 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St., Key West, 295-9493 Kill Your Darlings ( R): 2:15, 4:25, 6:40 and 8:50 p.m. About Time (R): 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Last Vegas (PG-13): 2:00, and 6:45 p.m. 12 Years a Slave (R): 4:00 and 9:00 p.m. All is Lost (PG-13): 4:10 and 8:45 p.m. The BookThief (PG-13): 1:40, 4:20, 6:50 and 9:20 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway, Marathon, 743-0288 The Hobbit 2 (PG-13): Weekdays: 7:00 p.m. Daily Holiday Matinee: 2:00 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall, Tavernier, 853-7003 The Hobbit : Desolation of Smaug 3D (PG-13) 11:55, 3:20 6:45 and 10:10 p.m. The Hobbit : Desolation of Smaug 2D (PG-13) 12:30, 4:40 and 7:30 p.m. Frozen (PG): 1:45,2:05, 4:25, 4:45, 7:05, 7:30 and 9:40 p.m. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13): 1:10, 4:20, and 7:30 pm Keys Movie TimesPine Community Park, all off U.S. 1 at mile marker 31 on the bayside. Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Key Largo Boat Parade. Boats will be rocking in Key Largos Blackwater Sound as the parade theme of Christmas Rocks! adds a rock n roll twist to the procession of vessels. Great viewing spots can be found at Sundowners, Jimmy Johnsons Big Chill, Senor Frijoles, the Marriott Key Largo Bay Resort and the Caribbean Club at mile markers 103104 bayside. Dec. 14, 8 p.m., Schooner Wharf Bar & Galley Lighted Boat Parade, Key West. Festively decorated kayaks, fishing craft and schooners are to glitter in Key Wests Historic Seaport during the 23rd annual Schooner Wharf Bar Lighted Boat Parade. The Gerald Adams Elementary School Steel Your Heart Band kicks off the festivities at 6 p.m. singing holiday favorites, followed by popular family band The Doerfels. Spectators can view the dozens of participating vessels from resorts, bars and restaurants in and around the seaport. Dec. 15, 1 to 3 p.m., Christmas on the Farm 2013, Stock Island. Kids and adults can visit the furry, fluffy and feathered residents of the Monroe County Sheriffs Office Animal Farm and get a photo taken with Santa. The Farm is at the County Sheriffs headquarters, 5501 College Road. Free and open to the public. Dec. 15, 3 p.m., Southernmost Christmas Tree Celebration, Key West. Holiday revelers enjoy free conch chowder and then board Conch Tour Trains to proceed to the Southernmost Point to set up the southernmost Christmas tree at sunset overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The event is an annual community thankyou party presented by the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens. The fun starts at 1401 Seminary St. Dec. 21, 5 and 8 p.m., the Marathon Community Theater presents a Christmas concert. Two shows are slated to ring in holiday cheer for Marathon-area audiences. Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children. Dec. 27 and 28, 4 to 7 p.m., 54th annual Key West House & Garden Tours, Key West. Presented by the Old Island Restoration Foundation, the annual self-guided tours showcase festively dressed Key West homes and gardens. Tickets are $30 and proceeds benefit the Old Island Restoration Foundations museums, collection and education,grant and scholarship programs. Go to www.oirf.org. Dec. 31, noon, annual Key West Dachshund Walk. The procession of pooches begins at noon at Whitehead and Fleming streets in Key Wests historic downtown. The walking route, deliberately kept brief to cater to the dachshundsshort legs, includes a portion of the downtown area and a block of Duval Street. Many dogs wear offbeat costumes or accessories.Check your scheduleFrom Holidays, 4BTickets on sale forconcert seriesThe series doesnt start until January, but patrons of the Florida Keys Concert Association (concerts in Marathon and Islamorada) can get a j ump on buying tickets from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 19 at the weekly Morada Way Art Walk, mile marker 81.6 oceanside in Islamorada. The associations website, www.floridakeys concerts.com, also allows those who are interested to purchase season tickets online (six concerts for $95) or single-performance tickets ($25 to $40). Marathon performances are at San Pablo Catholic Church, 122nd Street oceanside; Islamorada concerts are at Island Community Church, mile marker 83.3 bayside. For 2014, the worldrenowned Artie Shaw Orchestra is set for Jan. 20 in Marathon and Jan. 21 in Islamorada. Then on Jan. 27 in Marathon and Jan. 28 in Islamorada, its 16-yearold child prodigy pianist Adria Ye, winner of the Aspen Music Festival Piano concerto competition in 2011. On Feb. 3 (Marathon) and 4 (Islamorada), the Alexander String Quartet, considered one of the worlds premier ensembles, will play. Pianist and winner of the Chopin Prize at the Cleveland International Piano Competition in 2009, Soo-Yeon Ham will perform Feb. 10 (Marathon) and 11 (Islamorada). The Trio Solisti (violin, cello and piano), hailed as the most exciting piano trio in America by The New Yorker magazine, will perform on Feb. 17 (Marathon) and Feb. 18 (Islamorada). The season closes with Fred Moyers Jazz Arts Trio Feb.24 (Marathon) and Feb. 25 (Islamorada), which will present a tribute to jazz great Dave Brubeck. Doors to all shows open at 7 p.m.; concerts start at 7:30. For further information on the Islamorada performances, call 451-0665 or 240-0061. For more specifics on the Marathon performances, call (216) 408-6546 or 289-1110.MUSICGet early dibs the coming week in Islamorada The Artie Shaw Orchestra opens the 2014 concert season. Concert series enters 42nd yearImpromptu Classical Concerts, entertaining Keys audiences with chamber music for 41 years, has released its schedule for its 42nd season, and the lineup looks as strong as it ever did. All shows start at 4 p.m. and cost $20. Heres whats on tap: First up on Jan. 5 at the San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval St., Key West, is Prima Trio, whose members hail from Eastern Europe. Prima Trio comprises Russian pianist Anastasia Dedik, who was born in the fabled city of St. Petersburg, Russia; string instrumentalist (violin and viola) Gulia Gurevich, a native of Uzbekistan; and clarinetist Boris Allakhverdyan, who is from Baku, Azerbaijan. Pianists Jiayin Shen and Michael Berkovsky present their four-hands piano repertoire at St. Pauls Episcopal Church, 401 Duval, on Jan. 19. The duo has been collaborating since 2004, when they appeared at Pianofest in Southampton, N.Y. Their program includes Mozart, Schubert, Dvorak, Gottschalk, Ravel and Astor Piazzollas Two Tangos. In the third concert of the season on Feb. 2 is the Alexander String Quartet. Its been playing Beethoven quartets since the day the quartet started more than 30 years ago. The Quartets of Beethoven are pretty much central to any string quartet players mindset. Trio Solisti Maria Bachmann, violin; Alexis Pia Gerlach, cello; and Jon Klibonoff, piano takes the stage at St. Pauls on Feb. 16. They will perform three of their favorite works: Joaquin Turinas Trio No 2 in B minor, Beethovens Archduke Trio, and Felix Mendelssohns Trio No 2 in C minor. At the San Carlos on March 2 is the Cavatina Duo Eugenia Moliner, flute (Spain), and Denis Azabagic, guitar (Bosnia). Theyll perform pieces by Bach and DeBussy. In addition, the husband and wife duo will perform the moving Adios Nonino, a work by Argentine Astor Piazzolla, who wrote it in memory of his father Vincente Nonino Piazzolla a few days after his fathers death. Back at St. Pauls on March 16, its young cellist Gabriel Cabezas, accompanied by Andrew Tyson on piano. The program will feature works by Golijov, Janacek, DeBussy, Britten and Shostakovich. Cabezas has been a soloist with the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, the New World Symphony and the Cleveland Symphony. This year, a seventh performance has been added in commemoration of the 100th birthday of the late Florence Fox-Loeb, a beloved Key West patron of the arts. On March 30 at the Tennessee Williams Theatre on Stock Island, there will be the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, a high-energy, Moscow-based string orchestra founded and led by Misha Rachlevsky. For tickets, go to www.keystix.com. Aseason subscription pass for the first six concerts is $100, saving $20 if you buy the entire series. Students always attend free.Impromptu group opens on Jan. 5 with Prima TrioMUSIC

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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday, December 14, 2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNAd# 759605 Notice of Grant Funding Opportunity2014 Sheriffs Shared Asset Forfeiture Fund Grant funding is available to private, non-profit organizations pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 501(c )(3) or 4 or State, County or Local Governments operating in Monroe County for projects relating to: Crime prevention Drug abuse prevention The mental and physical health care of minors and adults Downloadable applications and instructions are available on the Sheriffs web site: www.keysso.net Grant application deadline: Noon, Friday, February 7, 2014 Published December 14, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 795026 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 13DR1250K Natalia Igualas, Petitioner and Carlos M. Igualas, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Carlos Manuel Igualas unknown address YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Natalia Igualas, whose address is 1113 Truman Ave. Apt C, Key West, FL 33040 on or before December 30, 2013 and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 500 Whitehead St., Key West, FL 33040 before service on Petitoner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. 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. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: November 25, 2013 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Marislady Lopez Deputy Clerk Published November 30, December 7, 14, 21, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 806207 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 44-2013-CA-000039 FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION ("FNMA"), Plaintiff, vs. NORMA J. SMITH; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NORMA J. SMITH; KIRK METZLER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KIRK METZLER; WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NORMA J. SMITH (RESIDENCE UNKNOWN) YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 18, CONCH KEY SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE RECORDED PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 130, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 71 S CONCH AVE MARATHON, FLORIDA 33050 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Kahane & A ssociates, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000, Plantation, FLORIDA 33324 on or before January 6, 2014, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or event, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 25th day of November, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN A s Clerk of the Court By: Tammy L. Marciel A s Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486, Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: notice@kahaneandassociates. com Published December 7, 14, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 812879 NOTICE OF ACTION SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA FOR THE COUNTY OF MONROE CASE NO. 2013CC90M MARK T. BENTON, Plaintiff, v. UNKNOWN PERSONS, NATURAL OR OTHERWISE, WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS XXX, THEIR UNKNOWN SPOUSE(S), HEIR(S), DEVISEE(S), GRANTEE(S), JUDGMENT CREDITOR, AND A LL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THEM, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR QUIET TITLE TO: UNKNOWN PERSONS, NATURAL OR OTHERWISE, WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY IN UNINCORPORATED MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, THEIR UNKNOWN SPOUSE(S), HEIR(S), DEVISEE(S), GRANTEE(S), JUDGMENT CREDITORS, A ND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THEM Y OU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet title on the following personal property in Monroe County, Florida: Tandem axle boat trailer gross vehicle weight 5,000 pounds, model # AAL20-22T; Vehicle ID #: 40ZBA2213P099245, manufactured by R&R Unlimited on November 4, 2002. has been filed against unknown persons, natural or otherwise, their unknown spouse(s), heir(s), devisee(s), grantee(s), judgment creditors, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against them and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Plaintiff: Mark T. Benton 301 9th Street Key Colony Beach, FL 33051 on or before January (month), 13th (day), 2014 and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint to Quiet Title. Dated: December 9, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Tammy L. Marciel Deputy Clerk DATED this 29th day of November, 2013. Mark T. Benton Published December 14, 21, 28, 2013; January 4, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 815090 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 44-2011-CA-000345P ONEWEST BANK, FSB Plaintiff, vs. ERIC M RIZZO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ERIC M RIZZO; TODD M HOFFMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TODD M HOFFMAN; OCEAN REEF COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated November 22, 2013, and entered in Case No. 44-2011CA-000345P, of the Circuit Court of the 16th Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE County, Florida. ONEWEST BANK, FSB is Plaintiff and ERIC M RIZZO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ERIC M RIZZO; TODD M HOFFMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TODD M HOFFMAN; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; OCEAN REEF COMMUNITY A SSOCIATION, INC; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LESTER BUILDING, at 500 WHITEHEAD STREET, KEY WEST in MONROE County, FLORIDA 33040, at 11:00 A.M., on the 15th day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 25, IN BLOCK 6, OF "HARBOR COURSE SOUTH SECTION TWO, OCEAN REEF PLAT NO. 17", ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, AT PAGE 52, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH: A PORTION OF TRACT "A" OF "HARBOR COURSE SOUTH SECTION TWO, OCEAN REEF PLAT NO. 17", ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, AT PAGE 52, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A STRIP OF LAND 20.0 FEET IN WIDTH LYING NORTH OF AND CONTIGUOUS TO THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 25 BEING BOUND ON THE EAST BY THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 25 EXTENDED, AND BOUND ON THE WEST BY THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 25 EXTENDED A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 26th day of November, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, CPA A s Clerk of said Court By Gwen Douglass A s Deputy Clerk If you are a person with disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or event, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A., 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000, Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486, Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: notice@kahaneandassociate s.com Published December 14, 21, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 815841 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 12/25/2013 9:00:00 AM at 111 US Highway 1 #107 Key West, FL 33040 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All sales are as-is and final 1G8ZH52862Z134732 2002 SATURN JM1BL1V73C1575302 2012 MAZDA 1ZVBP8EM1D5234099 2013 FORD Published December 14, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 816943 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: CAP12762 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. TAMMY KENHAN, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated October 31, 2013, and entered in Case No. CAP12762 of the Circuit Court of the SIXTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE COUNTY, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL A SSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and TAMMY KENHAN, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at the MONROE County Courthouse, 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 06 day of March, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: Unit 9834-1, Phase C, THE LANDINGS OF LARGO II, A Townhome Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 1029, at Page 884, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Key West, MONROE COUNTY, Florida, this 1 day of November, 2013. A my Heavilin, CPA Clerk of said Circuit Court By: Jennifer Settoon A s Deputy Clerk JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC A ttorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, Florida, 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days: if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published December 14, 21, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 818034 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The vehicle(s) listed below will be sold at public auction for cash at Florida Keys Towing Inc., 1620 Overseas Hwy, Marathon FL 33050 at 8:00 AM on DECEMBER 26, 2013 in accordance to Florida Statute Section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. Florida Keys Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles/ vessels are sold as is. 1. 2005 NISSAN VIN: 3N1AB51A55L532375 Published December 14, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter KEY HAVEN 28 Azalea Dr, MM 5.5. Dive suit, hiking boots, surfboard, Xmas tree, crafts, file cabinet, tools, and more. Sat. & Sun, 8-5. MARATHON Sat only, 8:30 NoonJUST STUFFMARATHON YARD SALE 9075 91St. (at end of 91st. St). House full of furniture! Sat. & Sun., 8-3. YARD SALE MM 89 Props, other marine & household. Too much to list! Sat., 12/14 9:00 2:00 162 Iroquois St. Couch for sale Dark brown leather, like new. Dual reclining seats. Asking $700 OBO. Contact Kyle 305-304-4459. PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578.KEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. Lot rent $500/mo. $15,000. Owner financing available. 305-522-5841CANAL FRONT! 2 BR / 2 BA MM 99 O/S, dockage available. Water, electric & cable included. $1600 / mo. F/L/S Call (305) 942-3495KCBWATERFRONTHOME Likenew,canal,3/3stiltedhalf duplex,furnished,nosmoking, nopets,37ftdock,2car garage,1300sqftup,600sqft legalstorage,6mominlease FLS$3,000305-743-4736 jsfish@comcast.netKEY LARGO MM96. 3/2 home, Oceanside. Direct ocean access w/ocean views! Furn/unfurn. Yearly lease. $2350/mo. 786-258-3127 MARATHON 3/3 unfurn home walking distance to Sombrero Beach! W/D, huge fenced yard. Small pet OK. No smkg. $2500mo F/L/S 305-849-5934 MARATHON COTTAGE $950 all util inc; 2 BR house, $1100, + util; larger suite, delux furn, all util incl $1450 /mo incl dock. 305-610-8002KEYLARGO.Directocean accesswithOceanviews! Partlyfurn.2BR,2BA.10K boatlift.PetsOK$1900561236-9317561-236-9317 1/2Duplexforrent 2 bedroom,1bathroom1/2 duplexforrent.Newly remodeled.108455thAve Gulf,Marathon,Fl.First/Last/ SecurityNoutilitiesincluded. $1,200permonthCall weekdaysonly.305-743-7072 cdkwahoo@bellsouth.netMM 90 waterfront w/ 40 dock Upstairs unfurn 2BR, 2BA with office. Cent air & heat. $1500 + utils, month to month. 305-522-6789 Canalfront2br1bafurnished condoCocoPlum Niceopen floorplanwithpatio overlooking water.Furnished.dock.w/d.6 mos.1800,1yr1300askfor Leslie$1,300305-743-6881 Keysretreats@gmail.comMARATHON 2 BR, 1-1/2 BA Unfurnished condo. $1500/mo. F/L/S. Call Barbara McKee CBSRE 305-289-6499 Executive Bay Club MM 87.2 2 BR, 2 BA townhouse. Unfurn. Pool, beach & tennis! Yearly rental. No pets. Call 1-305-495-8955 NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY

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Saturday, December 14, 2013 7B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551MM93HHPark2/2or1/1 W&D&newAC.2B/2B@ $1250+utilsor1B/1B@$800 inclutils.First,lastand$500 dep.Avail12/1-786-253-3042BIG PINE KEY 2BR, 1BA on beautiful, wide, oceanside canal. MM29 excellent location 30 MILES FROM KEY WEST! $2,000/mo. 305-853-0953 MARATHON RV Resort, private, dock avail. Long term $700/mo + util; short term $850/mo + util. Pets fee applies. 305-610-8002 RV LOTS FOR RENT in MARATHON Adult Park. Please call 305-743-6519EffeciencyAptforRent One Bedroom/Fullbathefficiency forrent.Prvtgatedcommunity, prvtpool.Washer/dryer, coveredparking.Singleperson preferredconsidercouple. 800.00permonthnoutilities. CallBecky.616-875-7580 $800616-875-3223 dewind@iserv.netKEY LARGO MM 95.3 APT Ocean w/beach, 1BR/1BA apt. $1300/mo, utilities included. Inside cat OK. Call Virginia 896-3457 or Barney 393-0516 MARATHON unfurn 1 BR apartment on quiet street. $980/mo + water ($35). Call Dee 305-289-0666 or 305-849-0466 CLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE Call Freds Beds, 305-743-7277 HEART OF MARATHON Retail or Office.1000 sq ft. Next to Publix, the new Walgreens and marina. 561-743-3745 MARATHON 912 sq ft commercial building/retail storefront. Excellent visibility & frontage on hwy. $1475/mnth + tax. (305) 900-0113. OFFICE OR RETAIL Key Largo location. Small yard. $700 / mo. Call (305) 453-0505 or (305) 393-2271. CPA SUMMERLAND KEY FOR ESTABLISHED FIRM. EMAIL RESUME TO tara@keyscpa.com KEYS FISHERIES is looking for an experienced office manager. 10 years+ office management experience required. Complete administrative background (bookkeeping/AP/AR/general ledger) Good salary & benefits. EOE. DFWP. Email resume to office@keysfisheries.com Small marina/convenience store. Knowledgeable with POS & computer systems. MM 65. Call 305-664-4860 DiveCenterShopPersonnel needed Busydiveresortin Islamoradalookingfor someonetoworkfullorpart timeintheshop.Mustbevery friendlyandbubbly,withahigh levelofcustomerservice. Divingandretailexperiencea plus.305-664-3483 info@islamoradadivecenter.co mMonroe County BOCC Employment Opportunities Visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov (305) 292-4557 E.O.E. Drug free workplace; Vet Pref Avail. DOCK ATTENDANT -Sundowners is now hiring for season! No experience necessary, will train. Get paid above minimum wage. Feed the Fish. Help Guest Dock their boats. Great part time job Friday 5-8 pm, Saturday 12-8 pm, Sunday 12-8 pm Apply online at www.tinyurl.com/FKRMHire. Sundowners, mm 104, bayside, Key Largo. Drug free and E-Verify workplace. PARKING LOT ATTENDANT -Sundowners is now hiring for season! No experience necessary, will train. Get paid above minimum wage. Help guests find parking spaces, monitor the parking lot, provide guest information about the restaurants and wait times. Great part time job Friday 4-9 pm, Saturday 4-9 pm, Sunday 4-8 pm Apply online at www.tinyurl.com/FKRMHire. Sundowners, mm 104, bayside, Key Largo. Drug free and E-Verify workplace. HOUSEKEEPERS Marathon. Saturdays. Seasonal welcome Call 305-743-8446 Bluegreen The Hammocks At Marathon has the following positions available: Full Time Experienced Line Cook Maintenance Technician 1 Front Desk Clerk Variable Shifts 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) 743-2393MARATHON MOTEL Front Desk Opening. Evenings & weekends. English required. Call (305) 393-6049HousekeepingSupervisor Lookingforanenergetic individualasaHousekeeping Supervisor.Musthaveatleast 2yearsofhousekeeping experienceinahospitality environment.Mustspeak English,haveavaliddrivers license,andagooddriving record.Pleasesendresume toKeysCaribbeanat(305)647 -0735oremailto resmr@keyscaribbean.com. Nophonecallsplease. DesktopSupportAnalyst FLKeysutilityisaccepting applicationsforaDesktop SupportAnalystintheUpper Keys.DutiesincludeWIN7/8 andVPNsupport.Advanced knowledgeofMSproducts (Win7/8andOffice)anda stronggraspofIPnetworking arerequired.Knowledgeof VoIP,RHEL,websitedesign andmailservermanagementa plus. Interestedcandidatesshould emailresumeandcoverletter inMSWordorPDFformat. EOE keylargojobs@gmail.comWanted for beauty salon: Hairdresser, nail technician and esthetician. In Marathon. Rent or commission. Many possibilities. 305-289-0014 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. FOOD EXPEDITOR -Sundowners is now hiring for season! Full or Part Time. No experience necessary, will train. Get paid above minimum wage. Great job for someone who is hard working and wants to make $$. Apply online at: www.tinyurl.com/FKRMHire. Sundowners, mm 104, bayside, Key Largo. Drug free and E-Verify workplace.Full Time Positions Available Barista/Cook/Prep Cook Great Pay! Please apply in person Leigh Anns Coffee House, 301 Sadowski Causeway, Key Colony Beach. IMMEDIATE HIRING Dining Room Bus Person/ Food Runner Breakfast & Line Cooks at Hideaway Cafe. Call Robert 289-1554, 10am-12pm. OPENHOUSESaturday,Dec..14 1pmpmOrcallforprivateshowing58477MortonStreet|GrassyKey $2,950,000 Protecteddockage,pool&tennis highlightthisGulffrontgated estatewithstunninginterior.LoriBender,CDPE PremierePlusRealty239-234-0387ComeseewhyIhave soldover1200homes! DelivertheYPRealYellowPagesFloridaKeysandKeyWest,FLAreas FT/PT,Dailywork,getpaidin72hrs Mustbe18orolder,havedrivers licenseandinsuredvehicle(800)422-1955CallformoreinfoMon-Fri8:00AM4:30PM Oremailusatdeliverphonebooksse@directrac.comMentiondesiredarea EarnExtraMoney MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 TheTurtleHospital inMarathonIsseekingafull-time EducationalProgram Guide/GiftShopSales. Publicspeaking& retailsalesexperience andmarineturtle knowledgehelpful. Sendresumeto:tur tlehosp@aol.com CityofMarathonMulti-CertifiedBuildingInspectorPleaseseewebsiteforjobdescriptionwww.ci.marathon.fl.us CHRISTMAS DEADLINESFor Wed., Dec. 25 KeynoterDisplay & Classified Display ads Thurs., Dec. 19 before 5 p.m. Classified Line ads Fri., Dec. 20 before 10 a.m.For Fri., Dec. 27 ReporterDisplay ads Thurs., Dec. 19 before 5 p.m. Classified Display ads Mon., Dec. 23 before Noon Classified Line ads Tues., Dec. 24 before 10 a.m.For Sat., Dec. 28 KeynoterDisplay & Classified Display ads Tues., Dec. 24 before NoonFor LAttitudes Fri., Dec. 27 & Sat., Dec. 28Display ads Fri., Dec. 20 before 5 p.m.The Keynoter & Reporter offices will be closed Dec. 25 & Jan. 1 Have a Safe & Happy Holiday! Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in the classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or ads@keynoter.com YOU HAVE IT. OPEN HOUSESaturday, Dec.. 14 1 pm 4 pm Or call for private showing 58477 Morton Street Grassy Key $2,950,000 Protected dockage, pool & tennis highlight this Gulf front gated estate with stunning interior.Lori Bender, CDPE Premiere Plus Realty 239-234-0387

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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday, December 14, 2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: HOST/HOSTESS -Sundowners is now hiring for season! Full or Part Time. No experience necessary, will train. Get paid above minimum wage. Great job for someone who is hard working and wants to make $$. Apply online at www.tinyurl.com/FKRMHire. Sundowners, mm 104, bayside, Key Largo. Drug free and E-Verify workplace. MARATHON RESTAURANT Now hiring all positions for breakfast and lunch. Full time. Apply at Herbies, 6350 Overseas HwyNEW RESTAURANT OPENING SOON! Florida Keys Steak & Lobster House, in Marathon, is now hiring for all positions. Call (305) 743-4500 for interview.NOW HIRING: LINE COOK Apply in person BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, Marathon SERVERS Florida Keys Restaurant Management is now hiring Servers for season! No experience necessary, will train. We have openings at Sundowners, Senor Frijoles, Ballyhoos, and at Marker 88. Fill out an application online at www.tinyurl.com/FKRMHire. Drug free and E-Verify workplace. PM CASHIER WANTED Experienced only, must be local. Must have car. $12 / hour to start. Crazy Billies Country Store MM 74. (305) 664-1071 AUTO MECHANIC WANTED P/T Marathon. Please call for interview 305-360-1723 ELECTRICIANS HELPER Some experience preferred. MUST HAVE VALID FL DRIVERS LICENSE Call (305) 743-0399 Experienced Electricians and Apprentices needed immediately. Please apply in person 41 Coco Plum Dr, Marathon. 305-743-2558 EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair tech. Must have valid drivers license & tools! Call (305) 664-3662. PlumberandPlumberHelper Hiringexperiencedplumbers andplumberhelpers.Must speakEnglish,havevalid driverslicenseanddrugfree. Applyinpersonfrom8:00until 11:30weekdaysat107005th AveGulf.305-743-7072 eerp@bellsouth.net 16 Fl Skiff Flats Boat, 40 hp motor, low hrs. alum trlr, bimini $3900. Also 25.5 Pursuit W/A, cabin, 225hp Evinrude + 20hp kicker autopilot, EXTRAS & trailer. $29K. 949-887-1334 2005 SEA CRAFT SC32 Master angler, Two 2009 Suzuki 250s. All electronics. Nice boat. $39,900. Marathon. Call (586) 405-5123. 23 FORMULA "B" BRACKET 200 HP YAMAHA $6800. (305) 852-1770 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 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 1 DAVE BUYS PERMITS So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 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 AAA AUTO ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. Cars-Vans-Trucks Running or not. Cash. 305-332-0483 PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540HOT ROD FOR SALE 2005 Spirit Bucket T. Garage kept, 350 Chevy, auto. Less than 600 miles, like new! Asking $21500 from qualified buyer. (305) 393-2451 to view. ApremierresortinIslamoradais interviewingforthefollowingpositions: Theselectedcandidatewillenjoyafriendlyworkplace wheresmilesarepartoftheuniform,andcompetitivewages areoffered.ApplyinpersonMM83.5PartTime&FullTime Houseman Housekeeper Groundsman MaintenancePerson ExperiencePreferred POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/CareCenter Inc. BehavioralHealthTherapist#187Providingindividualandgroupcounselingformentalhealth andsubstanceabuseclientsintheMarathonoffice.Florida LicenseRequired:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred. Fulltime.PerDiemRN-Marathon#253 FloridalicensedRNtoprovideServicesonCrisisStabilization/ Detoxunits. ClientAdvocateAssistsindividualwithmentalillnessinaccessing communityservices.MarathonJob#257.SubstanceAbuseCounselors#306 ForJailIncarcerationProgramatMonroeCountyDetention CenterinKeyWest.BachelorsinHumanServicesrequired. CAPandbilingualpreferred.Full-time.EmploymentSpecialist#321Coordinatesemployment,housingandentitlementapplicationsforOffenderReentryProgramclientsinKeyWest. AssociatesDegreepreferredwithaminimumoftwoyears jobexperienceandoneyearrecoveryexperiencepreferred. MusthavevalidFLDriversLicense.Full-time BehavioralHealthTechnician-Marathon CrisisStabilizationUnit. PartTime#252 Fulltime#323 ProgramCoordinator,PersonalGrowthCenter, Marathon.#354 Providesdailysupervisionofstaffandmonitorsservice deliverytoadultsinthePsychosocialRehabilitationDay Program.BA/BSrequired.Allapplicantsmustsubmit:1)resume;2)threereferences; 3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreening priortoanyofferofemployment.Applyonline@http://careers.westcare.com hr -gcc@westcare.com EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotreapply Deliverournewspapers 7daysaweekbetween5:30a.m.and 7:30a.m.inKeyWest PotentialIncomeof$300perweek Formoreinformationcall Carterat(305)440-3208Needtomake someextracash? HELPWANTEDFULLORPARTTIMEWine&SpiritsSalesAssociate SomeWeekends&NightsRequired Retail,POSandWineKnowledgePreferred ApplyInPersonorSendResumeTo: Inside@gr een turtleinn.c om DrugFreeWorkplaceMileMarker81.2 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. Competitivewagesandbenefits.DFWP.E.O.E. ImmediateopeningforaHVACServiceTechnicianGreatPay-PaidHolidays-PaidVacation SickPay-MedicalInsuranceApplyinpersonorfaxresume 171HoodAve,MM91.5,Tavernier Phone-305-852-2960 Fax305-852-852-0656 A/C ARTIC TEMP Res & Comml, Marine, Sales, Repair, Refrig, Ice Mach. Lic#CAC 053827, 743-5288 Plumbing Ernest E. Rhodes Lic# CFC1427241 10700 5th Ave, Gulf, Marathon 743-7072 tiki huts ELECTRIC Kelly Electric Serving the Middle Keys since 1980! Fair prices, dependable! Lic# EC525 743-6098 PEST CONTROL Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389.100809480-01 service directorywere at your servicecall us: 743-5551 | ads@keynoter.com D D GCleaningService Callanytime! Reasonableprices. Houses,vacationrentals, offices.Lic&Ins. 731-9817or942-1171 WindsweptA/C&Appliances"ShutYourWindows ShutYourDoors, YouAin'tGonnaBeHotNoMore!"LicCAC056989.289-1748 FLKEYSEXPRESSSHUTTLEDoortoDoorService.WiFi, PrivateSUVavail,Wecoverthe Keys!AlsoMIA,FLLAirportswww.floridakeysexpressshuttle.com;fkes2011@gmail.com305-743-7454 GET RESULTSWith Keynoter Classifieds 743-5551 CABINETS KITCHENKORNER RealWoodCabinetsat ParticleBoardPrices! CallFRED'SBEDS MARATHON743-7277 CHRISTMAS DEADLINESFor Wed., Dec. 25 KeynoterDisplay & Classified Display ads Thurs., Dec. 19 before 5 p.m. Classified Line ads Fri., Dec. 20 before 10 a.m.For Fri., Dec. 27 ReporterDisplay ads Thurs., Dec. 19 before 5 p.m. Classified Display ads Mon., Dec. 23 before Noon Classified Line ads Tues., Dec. 24 before 10 a.m.For Sat., Dec. 28 KeynoterDisplay & Classified Display ads Tues., Dec. 24 before NoonFor LAttitudes Fri., Dec. 27 & Sat., Dec. 28Display ads Fri., Dec. 20 before 5 p.m.The Keynoter & Reporter offices will be closed Dec. 25 & Jan. 1 Have a Safe & Happy Holiday!