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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .7B Living . . . . . . .3B Business . . . . . .7A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .6BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2013 VOLUME 60, NO. 102 25 CENTS In LAttitudesNot one but four Florida Keys food festivals focusing on seafood are approaching. Story, 4B Investigator arrestedAn investigator with the Monroe County State Attorneys Office is arrested for allegedly driving drunk. Story, 4A Marathon Middle School teacher Jeanette Maresma (above) brings students to the Marathon Publix to get some real-world job experience arranged through whats called the Power of Work program. Decorating desserts under the direction of bakery Manager Marcos Perez are Angelberto Alvear, Nathalie Valdes and Aron Prieto. At Bank of America (left), Manager Darlene Corbin shows Emma Hillyer how the money counter works.REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCEProtest halts sewer drillingStaff at an Islamorada dolphin facility protested drilling for sewer pipes Friday on Windley Key, fearing that it could destroy an aquatic lifeline needed by the attractions animals. All we care about is the animals. We put them above our own well-being, Theater of the Sea curator Beverly Osborne said. We cant afford to find out the hard way that this was a very bad idea, Osborne said. Our veterinarian has a lot of concerns.One staff member parked her car in the planned construction route along the Old Highway, off mile marker 84.7, to safeguard an underground culvert and channel that carries ocean water into dolphin ponds at Theater of the Sea.Several other Theater of Sea staff members surrounded the car and refused to move as contractors set up drilling equipment yards away.That water is our lifeline into a land-locked facility. Its crucial, veterinary technician Melissa Jaroneski said. If [the channel] collapses and our ponds become stagnant, or the water gets contaminated by fungus or bacteria, our animals could become ill or worse. Monroe County Sheriffs Office patrol cars responded to a 10 a.m. call from the sewer contractor. We stood by to make sure it did not turn into anything more serious, or that any laws were broken, Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said. After consultation with village of Islamorada wastewater officials, the contractors temporarily halted work. We asked the contractors to stop work [Friday] at Theater of the Sea so their engineer can look at theStaff at Theater of the Sea says work would endanger the animalsISLAMORADA Sara Bernal, a third-grader at Stanley Switlik Elementary School in Marathon, got the star treatment Thursday when she got a ride to school on a Marathon Fire Rescue truck, a reward for her success in the schools read-a-thon. Her escorts were (from left) firefighter/paramedic George Martinez, Lt. Danny Murciano and firefighter/paramedic Danny Montanez.RIDING IN STYLE State: FKCC can improveAn audit of Florida Keys Community College, released Thursday by the Florida Auditor Generals Office, indicates the college has problems with nine elements of its operations, down from 16 in 2012. Still, some are repeat criticisms from the previous year. Were moving in the right direction, Board of Trustees member Brian Schmitt said Friday. The audit covers the 2013 calendar year; a financial audit tied to the fiscal year is separate and usually comes out the third week of March.Auditors recommended, for the second year in a row, that the small Stock Islandbased college improve its handling of bank reconciliations. According to the audit report, transactions from July 2012 until May 2013 were not recorded until Aug. 12, 2013.In his management response, college President Jonathan Gueverra notes that the college has trained its employees in best practices and said the problem is fixed.Schmitt said Vice President of Finance Jean Mauk, hired in 2011, had a backlog of things she had to deal with coming in and now that shes caught up, Im confident in how our finances are being managed.Auditors also found problems with the colleges bookkeeping as it relates to the per-credit-hour fee of $25 fee for distance-learning courses, which in some cases may have exceeded the cost of the services provided.The operational findings centered on controls over how marine engineering and diving classes use the six boats either owned or loaned to the college, as well as the need to tighten up computer security.The college owns two boats and uses four others on loan. Internal policy requires professors to fill out a detailed request-for-use form that lists the class, names of people on the vessel and purpose.President says several fixes put in placeBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEYS COMMUNTY COLLEGEPlanning board OKs recycle siteIts far from a done deal, but the Marathon Planning Commission on Monday narrowly supported Discount Rock and Sand owner Eddie Lopezs long-planned construction and demolitiondebris recycling and transfer station on Aviation Boulevard.Specifically, the advisory board ruled that city Planning Director George Garrett was wrong in June to deny Lopez permits for the transfer station. The vote was 3-2, with commissioners Dan Zieg and Lott Pansky dissenting. Commissioners Jim Tashjian, Lynn Landry and Ralph Lucignano voted to overturn Garretts decision. The meeting room at the firehouse at Florida Keys Marathon Airport was filled well beyond capacity for the decision. The session was delayed nearly 25 minutes as city staff signed members of the public in and emptied the room to its 50-person limit. According to city PlannerIt reverses city officials earlier denialBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONLiveaboards vent to the FWCMore than 150 Boot Key Harbor liveaboard boaters packed the City of Marathon Marina meeting hall Wednesday for a lengthy discussion to address what they call excessive law enforcement on the water. The liveaboards were up in arms because of what they perceived to be harassing enforcement in the harbor that began Thanksgiving and lasted more than a week. That resulted in the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission agreeing to the meeting, and saying the agency was not, in fact, harassing the boaters. Capt. David Dipre fielded the questions and concerns from more than a dozen residents.Later in the evening, Dipre went through a PowerPoint presentation highlighting the finer points of The Florida Boaters Guide, a handbook detailing boating laws andThey call agency heavy-handed but captain disagreesBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMIDDLE KEYSSee FKCC, 2ASee Harbor, 2ASee Planning, 3ASee Protest, 2ABy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org
responsibilities.Much of the concern was what Boot Key resident Cory Young dubbed heavy-handed officers doling out warnings and citations for minor offenses. Young spoke about late-night spotlighting in boaters windows and the late-night boarding of vessels to check registrations and for violations.A little bit of tact on the part of the officers in questions and we might not be here tonight, he said. Several of these citations were warranted. Other times the citations have been odd, if not plain bizarre.Why is it FWC shows up unannounced and doing things that are completely irregular? It scared everybody in this room, said one resident. Dipre said the FWC officers presence was not an enforcement push. FWC works to find where the activity is; where the boaters are; where the fisheries are; where criminal violations might be. Were police just like the Monroe County Sheriffs Office and we have a responsibility to uphold the law, he said. Dipre said that this time of year, when temperatures drop and the open water is choppier, officers move into harbors up and down the Keys. Dipre added that enforcement in Boot Key Harbor now pales in comparison to the past, when Boot Key had more of a reputation for criminal activity. We dont get a lot of activity in this harbor anymore. Its not like it was 10 or 15 years ago, he said, referencing when there were no mooring balls and no city marina. Dipre told an older resident who complained about late-night enforcement that officers would tone down activity after 9 p.m. Theres not ever a circumstance that comes up where you should be treated with disrespect, Dipre said. I dont have to demean you, especially for boating safety infractions. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday, December 21, 2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW SAT.8276 SUN.8075 MON.8173 TUES.7871 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria. There currently are no beaches with health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys. Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state. Please call for all other rates, including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon, Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158, MARATHON, FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier, FL 33070 Newsroom . .(305) 852-3216 Advertising . .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . . . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . . . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O. Box 500158) Marathon, FL 33050-0158 Newsroom(305) 743-5551 Advertising . .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-9586 E-mail email@example.com Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers. Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551. After hours, call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSNow, rock pythons IDd as a problemState biologists are concerned that the aggressive rock python might be the latest invasive species to become established in the Everglades and elsewhere in South Florida. Wildlife officials planned Friday to do a walking survey just west of Miami to see how many of the big snakes might be living there. Florida is already grappling with Burmese pythons in the Everglades, where they are being blamed for sharp decreases in many native species. Rock pythons can grow to about 16 feet and are the largest snakes in Africa. Biologists say they are among the worlds most aggressive snakes and will eat almost anything they can swallow. The survey Friday is part of a state effort to eradicate the snakes from South Florida. Associated Press Outdoor Resorts #292 Long KeyCongratulations to Jose & Adele on their New Purchase in Outdoor Resorts! 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He was a 1979 graduate of Whitehall High School where he was both an athlete and a musician. He received a computer/ communication technology degree from Northampton Community College before graduating with a degree in education from Kutztown University. While in school, Tim played guitar with many bands from the Lehigh Valley, PA area. Tim moved to the Florida Keys in 1993 to start his teaching career. While living in Florida, he taught in Miami, at Island Christian School and at Stanley Switlik Elementary School. He brought joy, laughter and music into the classroom. He has now joined the angels in heaven where he continues to do the same. Survivors include his parents Janice and Eugene Coval; brother Scott and his wife Kaye of Orefield, PA along with their children Keeley, Mia and Nicholas; sister Amy Wurth and her husband Mark of Boca Raton, FL, along with their children Ella and Sam; fianc Jamie Buhyoff of Marathon and her children Erica and Erinn; aunts, uncles, cousins and their families. In lieu of flowers, the family asked for donations to please be made to the Diabetes charity of your choice. Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Capt. David Dipre addresses the liveaboard crowd Wednesday at the City of Marathon Marina. Boaters were upset at perceived excessive enforcement that began on Thanksgiving. Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWTheater of the Sea veterinary technician Melissa Jaroneski shows the water system that feeds sea water into marinemammal ponds at the Windley Key attraction. Parks staff staged a protest Friday over fears that sewer-system drilling could damage or destroy the waterway.plans, Islamorada wastewater program manager Greg Tindle said. Thats supposed to happen Monday, so well circle back to see if they have any concerns or requests.Primary contractor Reynolds Water Islamorada designed the Old Highway system to run six to nine feet below the Theater of the Sea culvert, Tindle said. Reynolds stands behind the plan and is ready to do the work so it will not negatively affect any of the animals, Tindle said, noting that the culvert that concerns the attraction managers is on the road right of way. This is not on their property or right next to the ponds, Tindle said. Theater of the Sea houses eight dolphins, including a newborn calf; five sea lions; 10 sea turtles; and hundreds of fish and reptiles, assistant curator Pam Hughes said. The dispute centers on the culvert system, reportedly built in 1941, that carries thousands of gallons of ocean water into the marine park. Part of the channel runs along U.S. 1 between Theater of the Sea and the Pelican Cove Resort. Islamoradas wastewater plans call for drilling that would allow sewer lines to be placed beneath the parks water system. Osborne said Theater of the Sea managers became aware of planned work several weeks ago and asked for a detailed set of engineering plans so they could be checked by park engineering and medical consultants, along with state environmental. They brought the plans to us yesterday, then showed up to start work today without honoring our request, Osborne said Friday. They keep likening this to drilling under a bridge, but this is not like that, she said. We do not understand what the rush is when it could put our animals at risk.Sewer plans to be reviewedFrom Protest, 1A Auditors found that policy was widely ignored by marine faculty two out of the four resigned this year and Gueverra agreed, noting the turnover. All full-time and parttime marine engineering faculty will be required to acknowledge, in writing, that they have read and understand these policies and procedures, Gueverra said. In the IT department, auditors found that some employees had access to financial and humanresource databases unnecessary to their assigned job responsibilities. A separate finding indicated the college hasnt performed an IT risk assessment since 2002.President says policies tightenFrom FKCC, 1A Disrespect not an optionFrom Harbor, 1ASchmitt asked interest in city manager jobCount Realtor Bruce Schmitt out of the running to be Marathons city manager should City Manager Roger Hernstadt leave for the same position in Marco Island.Schmitt made that clear in an e-mail conversation involving him, city Planning Commission Chairman James Tashjian and the entire City Council. In a Dec. 11 e-mail, Tashjian, from a private email address, asked about Schmitts interest in the job. Bruce, If Roger is offered and takes the Marco Island job, would you be interested in applying for the Marathon city manager position? Tashjian wrote.The following day, Schmitt wrote back, James, where is this coming from? To which Tashjian responded, I was just curious.Schmitt then wrote, Applications go through you? Tashjian responded with a simple No. Hernstadt is scheduled to interview for the Marco Island job next month. Schmitt the target of a murder-for-hire plot last December has been among the most vocal critics of city government. Specifically, he claims that another planning commissioner, Ralph Lucignano, is responsible for keeping a law in place stopping package liquor stores from opening within 1,500 feet of one another.Lucignano owns the Marathon Deli & Liquor shop on Overseas Highway near mile marker 50, nearly next door to a Walgreens Schmitt developed that is allowed to sell beer and wine only. Schmitts Dec. 14 email to the council following his e-mail conversation with Tashjian points out what Schmitt feels are Tashjians connections to Lucignano.You just need to get better people in those positions, Schmitt wrote, referring to city committee appointments.Schmitt told the Keynoter he was caught off guard by Tashjians inquiry.It was so far off the wall that I dont even know where its coming from, Schmitt said. Why would I apply when there is no possibility I would ever be hired?Tashjian said on Friday that he was merely curious about Schmitts interest. It was a personal e-mail between me and him. I dont even think it should have been made public, he said.Tashjian added that he sees nothing wrong with asking the question, despite his position on the Planning Commission.Ive asked a few people if they would be interested in putting in for it. I didnt mean anything by it, he said.Mayor Dick Ramsay called the e-mail exchange bizarre, but said Tashjian would likely not face any ramifications. No, I dont think anything is going to happen, he said.Tashjian was appointed to the Planning Commission by Councilwoman Ginger Snead. His two-year term expires, along with Sneads, in November 2014.Mayor: Tashjian inquiry bizarreBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON
Saturday, December 21, 2013 3A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Key Colony Inn will be open on Christmas Day from 1 8 pm! Christmas Eve: Lunch from 10am 2:30pm and Dinner from 5pm 10pm Enjoy a homemade holiday feast at the Middle Keys most popular restaurant!Key Colony Inn Christmas BuffetCarving Station with Prime Rib & Leg of Lamb Ahi Tuna Appetizer Homemade Caesar Salad or House Salad Fish Pasta Turkey Mashed Potatoes & Gravy New Potatoes Vegetable Dessert Station with:Hot Pecan Pie & Hot Cherry Crisp with Ice Cream$25.95 per person ~ $10.95 for kids Make your reservations early! EAT IN TAKE OUTMAJOR CREDIT CARDSOPEN 7 DAYSLUNCH& DINNER 743-0100 For ReservationsMILE MARKER 54 700 W. OCEAN DR. KEY COLONY BEACH Peoples Choice Award Marathons Best Restaurant! 20YEARS KEY COLONY INNRESTAURANT & LOUNGE Karl Bursa, 180 people signed in. Of those, 166 supported Lopez. Garretts denials were for a stormwater component at the recycling center, as well as an open-air barn-type structure, because he determined the overall use of the property to be inconsistent with city code. That was the crux of Mondays hearing: Whether Garrett correctly interpreted the code. For months, Lopez, a 27year Marathon resident, has been heavily lobbying for the proposed business in newspapers ads and hired landuse consultant Sandy Walters to represent him before the Planning Commission. The arguments Monday were technical, citing specific sections of city code. But they boiled down to Walters argument that a land-use table in the code says recycling facilities are as of right uses in industrial zoned areas. The proposed Aviation Boulevard site is zoned industrial. Its not a prohibited use in the city of Marathon, Walters said. However, Garrett claims a separate section of the code, specifically prohibiting junk, salvage or recycled metal yards, takes precedence. Since there is no clear definition of recycling in the code, Garrett argued that description most closely applies to Lopezs project. We felt the term junk salvage or recycled metal yard, at least as one option, was something we should consider. Notably, one of the prohibited uses under that use is construction and demolition debris, he said. Walters disagreed, hammering home the point that the business would be a recycling center and not a junkyard. She went on to claim that the project has gone from a planning process to a political process since conceived in 2008. We met with Mr. Garrett in 2008 and he repeatedly agreed that a construction and debris facility is an asof-right use in an industrial zoning, she said. I feel its disingenuous at best for him to now claim his comments on our site plan were focused on a prohibited use.In January 2011, Lopez was issued a state Depart ment of Environmental Protection permit for the transfer station.DEP has a tremendous level of detail required in the permit, she said, noting fully enforceable conditions.Roughly a dozen residents offered public comment on the project, for and against, despite Assistant City Attorney Michael Marshall stating numerous times that how the commission feels about the project was irrelevant to the proceeding.Susan Anisko lives on Stirrup Key Woods Road, which runs parallel to the back side of the Discount Rock and Sand lot. She said workers are there all hours of the day and night.I take exception to the good neighbor aspect of your presentation, she said. I can tell you there is no Monday to Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is seven days a week, 6:15 in the morning, holidays included, and there is no one to enforce. Marv Schindler is president of the nearby gated Stirrup Key homeowners association. He said that group of 66 homeowners is adamantly opposed to the project.The noise mentioned we can hear that, as well. It sounds like thunder when these large containers are banged around, he said, referring to Discount Rock and Sand dumpsters. Developer Roger Masters, whos building the Courtyard by Marriott near mile marker 48, spoke in favor of the project. I am very much for our debris that will come off our site being recycled. I dont think there is one person in this room that would deny recycling is the right thing to do, he said. Lopez spoke briefly and said hes prepared to spend $100,000 on a 12-foot-high wall buffering the property from adjacent homeowners. Garrett said the Planning Commission decision could be appealed, either by the council or a citizen. There is a 30-day window to do so, he said.Permit denial overturnedFrom Planning, 1A Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYThis is the Aviation Boulevard site in Marathon where Discount Rock and Sand owner Eddie Lopez proposes to open a construction and demolition-debris transfer station.
Manatee deaths top 800 in 2013For the first time since records began being kept in Florida in the 1970s, the number of manatee deaths in a single year has topped 800, with two weeks remaining to the end of 2013. Numbers released by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg this week showed the number of known dead manatees at 803 as of Dec. 13. Thats about 16 percent of the states estimated population of 5,000 manatees. And 173 of the dead were breeding-age female manatees, Martine DeWit of the institutes Marine Mammal Pathology Laboratory said Thursday. Although its too soon to say how this will affect the future of the species, she said, It must have an impact to lose these important breeding females.For comparison, last years total number of manatee deaths was 392, which is more in line with whats normal.The old record for manatee deaths, set in 2010, resulted from a lengthy cold snap that killed hundreds of manatees, pushing that years number of deaths to 766. That cold snap mostly affected younger manatees that had not yet attained breeding age, DeWit said. This years record dieoff was driven by two causes one of which remains a mystery. First, a massive bloom of red-tide algae along the states southwestern coast caused 276 deaths early in the year. Red tide has been around for centuries and has killed manatees before. But this year was the worst red tide die-off ever recorded. Meanwhile, a mysterious ailment has been killing manatees in the Indian River Lagoon. All told, 117 manatees have died in the Indian River Lagoon since July 2012, including one that died this month, according to Kevin Baxter, spokesman for the state marine science laboratory. No one can explain the die-off. Scientists are also baffled as to why scores of dolphins and pelicans died in the lagoon, too, or whether there is any connection among the unusual events.The deaths of the three species may be a result of pollution-fueled algae blooms that wiped out some 47,000 acres of seagrass in the 156-milelong lagoon that stretches along the states Atlantic Coast.By CRAIG PITTMANTampa Bay TimesFLORIDA WILDLIFEShelter site pinpointedThe Key West City Commission on Wednesday tentatively picked the former state Department of Juvenile Justice building on Stock Island as the site for a new round-the-clock homeless shelter to replace the Keys Overnight Temporary Shelter, which is on basically the same piece of property.During the workshop, commissioners acknowledged several hurdles to replacing KOTS, including the need for buy-in from Monroe County (the property owner) and the state (the building owner). Sheriff Rick Ramsays goal is to rid his agencys Stock Island headquarters of KOTS, which is at the back of the College Road parcel. The former state building is on the same property. The commission also stressed to city staff the need to refine plans prior to a joint meeting with the County Commission, planned for sometime in late February, to discuss homelessness and related issues. City Commissioner Teri Johnston, pointing out a lawsuit settlement with the KOTS-adjacent Sunset Marina Condominium Homeowners Association that requires the 150-bed facility be moved, alluded to mandates for homeless service provided by whats called the Pottinger case. The settlement of a 1998 federal lawsuit against the city of Miami dictates that police cant arrest homeless people simply for sleeping, bathing, dressing and the like in public unless they are offered shelter and refuse. Not one of you understands the repercussions if we dont have an overnight shelter, Johnston told her colleagues. Key West police would basically be handcuffed.We would basically have every homeless person out on the streets every evening, she said. I dont think anybody understands what would happen if we didnt have KOTS. The location is going to be controversial but the fact is weve got to have a location people can get to and people can use.Commissioners Billy Wardlow and Mark Rossi favor the Department of Juvenile Justice building and called for support from Monroe County. It should be on the sheriffs property, Wardlow said. Itll keep [the homeless] on their toes, youve got the sheriff looking at you. I believe that is the best location for it and it wouldnt cost anything to build. This is not just a Key West problem, Rossi said. Its a county problem. Thats where it starts.He added, The County Commission is going to decide what goes on out there. If we are in tandem with the County Commis sion, then the sheriff will have to come in line.Ramsay said hed like the shelter totally off the property but that the Juvenile Justice building is preferable to the current configuration. I still dont think itd be an appropriate place, though, Ramsay told the Keynoter adding that he has unsuccessfully attempted to lease the building before for more jail space.The new shelter, like KOTS, would offer bunks, showers and restroom facilities, plus some medical care, food service, case management and substance abuse/ mental health referrals all on site. City Commissioner Tony Yaniz said thats too much and wants just the bare basics roof, beds, bathrooms and showers.But its early so initial plans could see changeBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4A Saturday, December 21, 2013 Steamed Peel-n-Eat Shrimp Blue Crab Balls & Mango Dipping Sauce Our Famous New England Style Clam Chowder Fresh Florida Keys Lobster Bisque California Lettuce & Spring Mix Salad with Assorted Dressings Herb Roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy Homemade Herb Stuffing Carved Top Round of Beef Au JusSmoked Spiral Ham with a Honey Pineapple GlazeSlow Roasted Mojo Marinated Cuban Pork Grilled Local Mahi-Mahi with Lemon Caper Cream Sauce Smoked Bacon & Shallot Macaroni & Cheese Redskin Mashed Potatoes Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole Fresh Baked Breads Fresh Homemade Bourbon Pecan Pie Fresh Homemade Sunset Key Lime PieJoin us on Christmas Day Dec. 25 for a fantastic feast oceanfront overlooking the Historic Seven Mile Bridge and enjoy a relaxing meal with friends and family. Reservations being accepted. Call 305-396-7235. Seating begins at 1 pm until 8 pm.Adults $24.99 Children under 12 $12.99www.sunsetgrille7milebridge.com 2013 Christmas Day Buffet 305-872-4272 Big Pine Key www.keysdentist.comVeneers can mask defects and give you a brilliant smile.Christopher D. Golden, D.M.D.American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association 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 KEY WEST Investigator arrestedAn investigator for the Monroe County State Attorneys Office is off the job for now following his arrest on a drunk-driving charge in Key West. City police arrested Franklin Cohens, 48, at 2510 Staples Ave. on Wednesday after he backed a State Attorneys Office-owned 2008 Ford Escape into a Kia owned by Ryan Darrah. It happened around 8:35 p.m. When police arrived, they found Cohens with bloodshot watery eyes, and his eyelids were droopy, Officer Alexander Rodriguez wrote in a report.Cohens refused to submit to a breath test, Rodriguez wrote.State Attorney Catherine Vogel said Cohens has been suspended pending further investigation. She said she asked Gov. Rick Scott to reassign the case to another jurisdiction because of a conflict of interest, and that likely will be the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office.Defender pleadsAn assistant Monroe County public defender has pleaded guilty to reckless driving nearly three years after he was arrested for drunk driving in the Lower Keys.Matthew Matteliano, 36, was arrested on Dec. 18, 2010, after he drove his car into mangroves around mile marker 9 around 2:30 a.m. Vogel said that on Sept. 3, he pleaded guilty to reckless driving.He received 12 months of probation; was fined $500; must pay $543 in court costs, $240 to the Sheriffs Office for the investigation and $50 for the cost of prosecution; must attend both drunk-driving school and intermediate driver improvement school; must meet with a victim advocate panel comprising people victimized by DUIs; must perform 50 hours of community service; and cant drink alcohol during his probation.DUI charged after SUV strikes KiaCRIME FRONT COHENSKeynoter StaffKeys schools grade highIn a year that saw a record number of Florida high schools receive a coveted A rating from the state Department of Education, two of Monroe Countys three public high schools dropped a grade while the third had no change.Based on results released Wednesday, Key West High went from an A to B for the 2012-13 school year, as did Marathon Middle/High School. Coral Shores High in Tavernier maintained a B grade for the third year in a row.School grades are calculated on an 800-point scale considering factors such as student achievement on standardized tests and learning gains compared to the previous year.High school grades are perhaps the most valid and consistent part of the Florida accountability system, Monroe County School District Superintendent Mark Porter said. Yet a school grade never tells the whole story, regardless of whether it is an A, B, or C. The real value comes when you dig deeper into the disaggregated data to identify specific areas of success and areas that must be targeted for improvement.Graduation rates, and in particular graduation rates for at-risk students, continue to be an identifiable area that must improve, he said. This factor alone prevented Coral Shores High School and Key West High School from receiving an A grade.Overall, 240 Florida high schools, representing 48 percent of the 502 high schools statewide, received an A rating.MONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSKeynoter Staff KIDS GIFTS LAND AT AIRPORT Employees of and visitors to the Marathon Jet Center and Marathon General Aviation at Florida Keys Marathon Airport threw a holiday party Dec. 14, with those attending bearing gifts for students in Stanley Switlik Elementary Schools Head Start program. Here, Kris Later (left) delivers gifts to Head Start teacher Deb Wonderlin.
Saturday, December 21, 2013 5A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com DOWNLOAD OUR FREE APP, TEXT C 211301733 TO 87778 Sending Holiday Wishes to all of our friends and their families! Jimmy Lane Principal Broker 305-766-0585 Dan Cochran Marathon 305-360-4246 Theresa Espinosa Marathon 305-519-8028 Karen Harrington Key Largo 305-360-0735 Valerie Hill, Key Largo Administration 305-451-0601 Sal Livoti Key Largo 305-394-2915 Linda Miller Islamorada 305-394-1119 Misty Pace Key Largo 305-394-7818 David Restuccia Islamorada 305-394-7522 Toni Smith Big Pine Key 305-923-7522 Jennifer Weeks Big Pine Key 305-509-2439 Eunice Harper Islamorada 305-304-5365 Barbara Edgar Islamorada 305-393-0940 Loretta Lawrence Islamorada 305-924-1384 Patrice Messina Islamorada 305-393-1567 Sharon Nyman Islamorada 305-942-6886 Charity Rebl Islamorada 305-978-1170 Robert Skeel Islamorada 305-393-6300Linda Ward, Big Pine/ Lower Keys, Sales Manager, 305-395-1446Shaye Zakotnik, Key West Administration 305-292-2923 Maggie Staniak, Key Largo Administration 305-451-0601 Eric Johnson Managing Partner 305-393-3706 Jeannine Cook Key Largo 305-794-0184 Debra Farrell Big Pine Key 305-393-0636 Trish Hintze Marathon 305-923-9976 Diane Loveland Key Largo 305-923-1333 Michael Miller Key West 305-741-3157 Santiago Perez Key Largo 305-721-0037 Susan Rich Big Pine Key 305-923-1496 Jennifer Smith Islamorada 305-360-7787 Andrea theGreek Weitz, Key West 305-304-7863 Keith Allen Islamorada 305-481-5544 Karen COOP Cooper Marathon 305-304-2209 Charly Farritor Marathon 520-271-5518 Perry Hodies Sugarloaf Key 305-735-4747 Alicia Lozano Key Largo 305-896-7974 Susan Miller Key Largo 305-587-4344 Linda Perlo Key Largo 305-394-2616 Laura Roberts Key Largo 305-394-6820 Moe Smyth Big Pine Key 305-393-6938 Sylvia Werling Key West 305-797-5652 Connie Arrabal Key Largo 305-304-3729 Roger Cousineau Key West 305-304-2698 Eric Freundlich Key Largo 305-522-5221 Bruce Horn Islamorada 305-942-5003 David Lunsford Marathon 305-664-1982 Addie Molina Big Pine Key 305-395-0110 Jessyne PetersonIslamorada Administration 305-664-4637 Ed Russell Key West 305-304-3775 Susan Sparkes Key Largo 305-923-9800 Veepka Westedt Islamorada 305-393-0923 Lou Avellino Key Largo 585-269-9723 Ben Daniels, Sales Manager, Marathon 305-395-2723 Janis Fritz Big Pine Key 786-368-7413 Derreth Johnson Islamorada 305-393-0354 Michele Mackenzie Big Pine Key 305-923-3788 Teresa Montz Key Largo 305-304-7976 Jessica Petrucco Islamorada 305-304-3256 Ken Schryver Key Largo 305-942-8005 David Thompson Key Largo 305-394-3473 Ron Widmaier Big Pine Key 305-360-5742 Marilyn Bastron Islamorada 305-394-8088 Kathy Denworth Islamorada 305-394-3400 Christy Fuchs Key Largo 305-923-3019 Merritt Johnson Key Largo 305-684-9624 Kieran Mahoney Sugarloaf Key 305-745-1856 Kate Mudge Marathon 305-433-1943 Stephen Pointer Key West 813-766-9878 Randy Selden Islamorada 305-481-6732 Jocelyn Tiedemann Key Largo 305-522-3652 Kelly Willard Marathon 484-547-8821 Karin Brooker Key Largo 305-281-4631 Ariane DeWitt Big Pine Key 305-849-5847 Lynda Gallaher Key Largo 305-731-9471 JB Jones Key Largo 305-394-5801 Shawnabel Massaro Marathon 305-481-5057 Anne Nickerson Key Largo 305-451-7861 Letisia Powell Key West 305-797-0399 Daniel Urban Sugarloaf Key 305-849-3131 Rhonda Williams Big Pine Key 305-923-9091Carol Chabinak and Robert White, Islamorada 305-393-0125Paul Dickey Islamorada 305-393-2210 Juan Gonzalez Big Pine Key 305-710-0951 Patricia Joy Key Largo 305-322-2916 Gary McAdams Key West 305-731-0501 Derek Norman Big Pine Key 305-797-3387 Angie Pridgen Islamorada 305-522-6789 Boryana Shipman Islamorada 305-304-8549 Robert Valenzuela Key Largo 305-431-0836 Richard Williamson Key Largo 954-579-3620 Beverly Dillon Key Largo 305-849-0305 Chuck Gunnip Key West 305-923-9684 Jaye Lanigan Islamorada 305-304-9597 Patricia McGrath Key West 781-249-6623 David Noval Key Largo 305-360-4237 Rae Quanbeck Key Largo 612-916-1951 Stephen Singer Key Largo 305-394-1494 Carroll Walsh Islamorada 305-393-1812 Deborah Yates Key Largo 305-394-7348 Ed Clay Key Largo 305-394-0208 Lucy Doyle Key Largo 305-522-1927 Betty Hammar Key Largo 305-393-3400 Tracy Larson Islamorada 305-522-3812 Linda Merkey Sugarloaf Key 305-745-1912 Martha Noval Key Largo 305-394-3443 Laura Ramsay Islamorada 305-393-0001 Amber Sirica Key Largo 305-393-6011 Jon and Terry Walters Marathon 305-393-1407 Mona Yeager Key Largo 305-393-3268 Judy Allor Key Largo 305-432-6120 OFFICES FROM KEY LARGO TO KEY WEST: KEY LARGO 101925 Overseas Highway | ISLAMORADA 86000 Overseas Highway | MARATHON 5180 Overseas Highway BIG PINE 181 Key Deer Blvd | SUGARLOAF 17105 Overseas Highway | KEY WEST (Each o ce is individually owned and operated.)
Opinion & EditorialSaturday, December 21, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome, but subject to editing and condensing. There is a 400-word limit. Letters thanking an individual are welcome. Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists. Letters must be signed. Anonymous letters will not be published. Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor, Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, FL 33050 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor 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. Photo courtesy MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARYDrive-through food stores and restaurants have been around for decades, but who knew a shoe store would become one? Well, not on purpose, anyway. This is the aftermath when a driver plowed a Buick through the front window of the Pix Shoe Store at 509 Duval St., Key West, on Dec. 23, 1955.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALMutual respect needed in harborLETTERS TO THE EDITORPrayers are for allI am Pastor Nick Vaughns spouse and I have a few comments regarding the recent story about the Marathon City Council reinstating prayer at its meetings.Reporter Ryan McCarthys article ended rather abruptly with this sentence: Vaughn told the council hes not interested in converting the audience to his religion. That statement, while true, does not give the clear gist of what Pastor Vaughn said concerning the issue. McCarthys article gave the councils one dissenting voter, Mark Senmartin, several sentences in which he was able to clearly state his point and concerns. I realize that space is often an issue in news stories, so allow me to give a brief summary of what Pastor Vaughn said in favor of prayer before council meetings.While Pastor Vaughn isnt interested in proselytizing potential converts or seeking an official endorsement of his particular faith, he is following what numerous public officials have done since the days of the founding fathers: Asking for Gods help, wisdom and guidance in the affairs of government. I believe Pastor Vaughn even read a quote from Benjamin Franklin relating to the subject and reminded the council that numerous public invocation prayers are given, from the presidential inauguration to opening prayers given at the U.S. House of representatives (which has a chaplain, by the way). God help us all, that is essentially all. Now to attend to the points Mr. Senmartin brought up because they are good points worth addressing. Mr. Senmartin that it will end up being the same group of people providing this invocation. That small group of people represents other groups of people in this small town, so naturally that is the likelihood. Rather than being a disadvantage, it is actually an accurate reflection of the population. Those potential prayer leaders, like Senmartin himself, represent the community at large. As for excluding others, I would imagine that any spiritual group that has some sort of organization and accreditation will be able to take its turn in saying this prayer, and the community will continue to be fairly represented. Remember, all we are talking about here is a brief prayer at the opening of the meeting asking for Gods help. Thats all. God help us. Meghan Vaughn MarathonAbove all else, bike safetyOverseas Highway is not only a major transportation artery, but it is the Main Street within our communities. Residents use the roadway each day to commute to work, shopping, and school, as well as for exercise and recreation. With the added construction activity, utility work, a booming tourism industry and a multitude of scenic highway cruisers who are unfamiliar with our roadway conditions, there is a high potential for vehicle/bicycle or vehicle/pedestrian conflicts. The state and Monroe County are working diligently to make the highway a safer place for everyone. We are adding bicycle lanes, pedestrian crosswalks, pedestrian signals and shareduse paths throughout the Florida Keys. We distribute bike helmets, bicycle safety information and informational videos to local schools and afterschool programs in an attempt to educate people about how to stay safe. Ultimately, the responsibility for staying safe and alive lies with all of us. Being right about who has the right of way doesnt matter if the incident ends in a fatality. Did you know that the rules of the road vary depending on whether you are on a shared-use path or in a bike lane? Please take a moment to learn a few valuable tips provided by the Florida Bicycle Association (floridabicycle.org), a cycling organization that has been instrumental in educating its members, the general public and legislators about their sport. Trish Smith County transportation planning managerEnsure Hernstadt staysAlthough I have been a Marathon resident only for one year, I have been spending winters in the Keys for almost 30 years so I consider myself an informed citizen. I was extremely disappointed to learn that Marathon City Manager Roger Hernstadt was recruited by a headhunter and has applied for the city managers position at Marco Island. From my position, it would be a major loss to the city if Roger resigned his position. Since he arrived, the city has made tremendous progress, including the beautification project for our residents and weekly visitors to enjoy. Mr. Hernstadt has also brought a business atmosphere to the city, which is a major step forward to the long-outdated bubba system of government. Lets hope the city leaders extend Mr. Hernstadts contract and put any chance of his leaving behind us. On another matter I see where our newly elected councilman, Mark Senmartin, voted against starting City Council meetings with a prayer. I supported Mark but am disappointed by his decision to vote against the motion, especially when his platform suggested he would be in favor of such a motion. Marks landslide victory puts him in a position to effect change, and being the only dissenting vote on this motion is not the way to begin his tenure. Mike Leonard Marathon Dublin, OhioSome liveaboards say theyre harassed, but with lifestyle comes responsibilityIt wasnt that long ago that Boot Key Harbor in Marathon was a very different place. Going back 15, 20 years, the home of liveaboard boaters was considered an outpost of lawlessness, from many boaters not using holding tanks for their sewage to outright fights often with weapons among the residents. It was an atmosphere in which many of the residents considered themselves modernday pirates not to be messed with. But through the hard work of government officials and many liveaboards themselves, Boot Key Harbor has come into its own. It started with what was then Monroe Countys Boot Key Harbor Committee (before Marathon incorporated) and continues with Marathons Near Shore Waters Advisory Committee, City of Marathon Marina staff and the residents. The marina is a great operation that welcomes cruisers along with liveaboards. It has bathroom and laundry facilities, and computers for marina users to use. The harbor itself now has hundreds of mooring balls to keep some semblance of order, which was lacking in the earlier on-the-hook community. With the improvements, Boot Key Harbor is now a true community, not the outcast stepchild. But some perceptions remain, specifically, that marine law-enforcement officers go overboard when it comes to enforcing maritime laws in the harbor. Its a complaint the boaters make every year or so following a sweep by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission or the U.S. Coast Guard. The latest such complaints have festered since Thanksgiving, when those who use dinghies to get from land to their boats say they were unnecessarily stopped and boarded at nighttime. They say the stops appeared arbitrary and over the top. In a Wednesday meeting with FWC Capt. David Dipre at the marina, the latest complaints were aired and Dipre listened. But he also noted that when it comes to history, Boot Key Harbor and its residents are all better off now than in the past. We dont get a lot of activity in this harbor anymore. Its not like it was 10 or 15 years ago, he said. That said, we believe some of the boaters do feel harassed. But, like people living on land, they have to expect there are rules to live by. In most cases, liveaboards do abide by the rules. Dipre says the seemingly increased police presence every so often was triggered by those who dont. We do not subscribe to the theory that every boarding of a liveaboard is a violation of privacy, just like we dont believe every traffic stop is harassment. You speed, you get pulled over. You run your dinghy without lights on, you get pulled over. The allure of being a liveaboard comes with the caveat that your vessel does not have the same protection from unannounced inspections that a house does. But, we also agree with Dipre when he said that theres not ever a circumstance that comes up where you should be treated with disrespect. I dont have to demean you, especially for boating safety infractions. ID suspect claims setupThe lawyer for a Naples man arrested in Key West by the FBI last month for allegedly using dead peoples identification to cash federal income-tax refund checks has accused undercover agents of manufacturing crime.Because thats how confidential informants get paid money, Marc Seitles, a Miami-based lawyer representing 22-year-old Victor Martinez Pantoja.Pantoja pleaded not guilty. He was arraigned on Tuesday.According to an FBI arrest affidavit, Pantoja met two undercover agents at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel in Key West on Nov. 21 to negotiate a deal to cash fraudulently obtained refund checks. The meeting was recorded by video and audio. Special Agent John Gill said in his report that Pantoja gave the undercover agents three Treasury checks totaling $27,263. He also gave the agents a copy of a counterfeit drivers license and Social Security card for each corresponding refund check so they could be cashed, according to the arrest report. He told the agents that he and an unknown co-conspirator had access to hundreds of federal income-tax refund checks that were obtained by using the identities of people who had died during the previous tax year. These identities were obtained over the Internet, Pantoja allegedly told the agents. Pantoja reportedly told the undercover agents that he made the drivers licenses and Social Security cards on his computer using the fraudulently obtained ID information. He said he would make more for the agents, according to Gills report. The undercover agents agreed to cash the refund checks in three business days and return $20,500 to Pantoja. Pantoja forged signatures on the backs of the checks, according to the arrest report. He also allegedly agreed to bring more checks, totaling $100,00, to another meeting scheduled for Nov. 26 in Davie. During that meeting, the undercover agents paid Pantoja the $20,500 they promised him at the Key West meeting.Pantoja then gave the agents six more refund checks for a total of $35,547. Federal agents arrested him later that day. He posted a $75,000 bond on Dec. 6.It is unclear why the original meeting took place in Key West. Pantojas lawyer, Seitles, said his client has never lived in Key West and has no connections there. He is not from Key West and was lured there by a confidential informant working for the FBI, Seitles said.By DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comCRIME FRONTContract talks likely at impasseAcknowledging fundamental disagreement, the most recent negotiation between the United Teachers of Monroe and the Monroe County School District over a contract has foreshadowed a likely labor impasse.When the two sides cant agree on a contract, its sent to mediation, then to a magistrate for a binding decision, according to Florida law.UTM President Holly Hummell-Gorman maintains that a proposed contract provision that would allow the School Board to invoke unpaid furlough days for teachers and other staff has expired. Bob Norton, the districts chief negotiator, says it hasnt. In a Wednesday meeting in Key West the first since negotiations broke down Oct. 30 after 25 formal go-arounds Hummell-Gorman, six minutes in, told Norton, If were going to go to impasse, go ahead and pull the trigger already. The so-called waiver language does not expire, Norton said. I dont want to debate the law because Im probably a lot better than you at that.On Oct. 30, the district and UTM reached a tentative agreement that was never put to the union membership for ratification because the Florida Education Associat ion, the unions legal umbrella, didnt agree with the furlough language.That came as a great surprise, Norton said. It should have been put to ratification.In 2011, the board mandated a seven-day unpaid furlough program that saved $1.7 million per year for two years. Superintendent Mark Porter and the board have maintained that the furloughs are gone but the language allowing them to be imposed, if finances dictate it, should stay in the contract.The last time Norton was involved with the district, UTM challenged the furlough program unsuccessfully through the state Public Employee Relations Com mission, then the First District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee. This round of bargaining is for a one-year contract retroactive to June that covers the districts 525 teachers and 114 school-related personnel like bus drivers and food-service workers. The majority of the Wednesday talks included the review of dozens of contract articles previously covered in the tentative agreement and which the two sides do not dispute.Furlough words still the main sticking pointBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS
Saturday, December 21, 2013 7A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com MARKETPLACE Recent Real Estate SalesSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 117 percent Based on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) for the period December 7, 2013 December 14, 2013. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, AddressListedSoldListedListing AgentSelling Agent Big Coppitt 441 Avenue BAve$304,900$282,725194Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Barbara CrespoColdwell Banker Schmitt/Barbara Crespo 216 Avenue G $299,900$275,000138Realty World Freewheeler/Claudette MellPr udential Knight & Gardner/B. Donnelly 5 Riviera Dr$330,500$330,500123Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real/Sean FarrerPrudential Knight & Gardner/S. MenschBig Pine Key 30458 Oleander Blvd $155,000$138,500460Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Patti NicklessCentury 21 Schwartz/Ariane DeWitt 37 Sandy Cir$79,500$85,275143Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Dave WileyColdwell Banker Schmitt/Dave Wiley 2954 Central Ave$155,000$130,000108Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Barbara CrespoCentury 21 Schwartz/Susan Rich 3862 George Rd$442,000$394,00083KeyIsle Realty /Andrea GoodwinShoreline Properties/Sue Mooney, PA 29859 Overseas Hwy $43,000$40,0000Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Kathleen GomezColdwell Banker Schmitt/Patti NicklessCudjoe Key 22981 Hawkins Ln$370,000$360,00055Florida Keys Rlty/Dyne Vaughn, Lisa CarterKeyIsle Realty/John BoyleDuck Key 423 Harbour Dr$1,100,000$990,000639Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Debra GrillC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Elaine Zimmerman 324 Seaview Dr$725,000$637,500341Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Debra GrillColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa FerringoKey Largo 104350 Overseas Hwy$235,000$210,000764RE/MAX Keys Properties/Judy RossignolCentury 21 Schwartz/Tracy Larson 448 Barracuda Blvd$2,495,000$1,916,666628Century 21 Schwartz/Misty Pace, Sal LivotiCentury 21 Schwar tz/Sal Livoti, Misty Pace 19 Dolphin Rd$358,000$358,000490Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Sally StriblingColdwell Banker Schmitt/Sally Stribling 500 Burton Dr $299,000$292,500331Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Joe TalamasMarr Properties/Tom Rodriguez 35 Marlin Ave$419,000$388,000328Water Vista Realty/Dan CloudWater Vista Realty/Dan Cloud 93997 Overseas Hwy (1) $279,999$278,00098RE/MAX Keys Properties/Jennifer MillerRE/MAX Keys Properties/Jennifer Miller 104350 Overseas Hwy$231,300$241,50077Worldwide Select Group/Renyel RiveroShoreline Properties/Natalia Boblitt 214 Normandy Dr$495,000$487,50072Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Carol HerdockRE/MAX Keys Properties/Kym Papp 0Tarpon Vacant Land $39,000$35,00043Century 21 Schwartz/Beverly DillonCentury 21 Schwartz/Beverly Dillon 17 Pompano Dr$199,000$180,00048Marr Properties/Joy Martin C oldwell Banker Schmitt/J. Martin, M. Reim 23 Mangrove Ln$299,250$299,2500Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Sally StriblingColdwell Banker Schmitt/Sally Stribling 150 Dove Creek Dr $49,000$40,0000Realty World Freewheeler/Lisa Frins Realty World Freewheeler/Lisa FrinsKey West 601 Truman Ave (1) $1,599,000$1,225,000520Pr udential Knight & Gardner/Knight, GardnerRoyal P alms Realty/Rob Severin 281 Trumbo Rd$1,900,000$1,739,000415Truman & Co./Roger EmmonsTruman & Co./Roger Emmons 3312 Northside Dr$130,000$133,000173Par adise Real Estate in KW/E. Clark, N. LeachC onch Realty/Joseph Cerza 3314 Northside Dr$175,000$125,000159Key W est Vacation Props & Rlty/A. CaballeroC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Louis Paez 1800 Atlantic Blvd$399,000$385,000116Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Victor MusmannoC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Victor Musmanno 1906 Seidenberg Ave$399,000$399,00099Realty Executives Fla Keys/Heather BennettRealty Exec utives Fla Keys/Heather Bennett 1518 Laird St$569,000$510,00077Truman & Co/Terri SpottswoodRealty Executives Fla Keys/James Olive 822 TerryLn$449,000$435,00055Bascom Grooms R.E./Bascom GroomsCompass Realty/J. Michael Caron 908 SeminarySt$1,725,000$1,550,00025Truman & Co. /Lynn Kaufelt Royal Palms Realty/Rob Severin 615 Duval St (1) $4,400,000$4,400,0000Pr udential Knight & Gardner/Knight, GardnerPrudential Knight & Gardner/Knight, Gardner 1101 Williams Ln$950,000$850,0000Bascom Grooms R.E./Bascom GroomsBascom Grooms R.E./Bascom GroomsLittle Torch Key 28273 Helen Ave$139,900$125,00022Century 21 All Keys/Sean BessonPr udential Knight & Gardner/T. Thoman-WoodLong Key 65821 Overseas Hwy$349,000$335,00061Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Marcie WammackC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Elaine ZimmermanMarathon 5301 Ocean Terrace$165,000$161,000310Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Leanne RueschColdwell Banker Schmitt/Thomas Willi 19 Sombrero Blvd$115,000$105,00028RE/MAX Marathon Vacation/Bill PaulsonRE/MAX Marathon Vacation/Bill Paulson 5221 Fidher Island Dr$3,830,000$3,500,0000Marr Properties/Barbara KruszelnickiMarr Properties/Barbara KruszelnickiPlantation Key 169 Indian Mound Trail$3,600,000$3,500,000417Island Equity Real Estate/Holly HightIsland Equity Real Estate/Holly Hight 152 Iroquois St$265,000$253,00099Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Lizette MillerBarbara Eads Realty/Barbara EadsRamrod Key 26971 Shannahan Rd$224,900$225,00074Dolberry Realty/Deirdre PraughtExit Realty Florida Keys/Derrick Johnson 27364 Dominica Ln$699,000$650,00045Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Kelly KlineAmerican Caribbean/S. Kidwell, L. LucasSaddlebunch 4 Coral Dr $199,000$150,00068Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Louis PaezColdwell Banker Schmitt/Louis PaezStock Island 6800 Maloney Ave$295,000$245,000141SBX Commercial R.E./J. Searcy, P. BattyRobinson Real Estate/Joan KelleySummerland Key 929 Bay Dr$549,000$495,000186Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Abby OglesbeeColdwell Banker Schmitt/Abby Oglesbee 0 Park Dr* $59,900$59,90046Rose Dell & Associates/Rose DellColdwell Banker Schmitt/Pamela StanglerUpper Matecumbe Key 79901 Overseas Hwy$199,000$197,50032American Caribbean/John VladMarr Properties/Mark MillsVacact Land Commercial Property (1) PLAY BALLYouth Baseball Camp for All Players Ages 5 to 17Presented by Keys Ahead & Coral Shores Baseball BoostersJanuary 2 4, 20148 a.m. to NoonFounders Park / High School Fields MM 86.8, Islamorada Learn Americas Game from Top Florida Coaches!COACHES: Bob Shepherd (Mets); Josh Corr (CS-All-State); Shawn French (LSU Catcher);Brandon Joyce (USC Beaufort); Fabian Placencia (Virginia Intermont College Cobras); Camp Director Jon Young (Pro-Youth BB Camps Initiator)COST: $40 per Camper Return application with check payable to: KEYS AHEAD PO Box 370854, Key Largo, FL 33037[ For pre-camp registration/ scholarship discounts, email or call Susie Hammaker at email@example.com or 305-747-6060]CAMPER APPLICATION FORM:Camper Name_________________________________ Age______ Years Experience________ Parent/Guardian Name_____________________________ Work _______________ Home_________________ Email____________________________________________ Addl Emergency Phone____________________________ Health Insurance Co. Name & Policy # _________________________________________________ Campers Shirt Size ____________________________HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT: By signing this form I agree to the following: I permit my son/daughter to participate in the 2014 Keys Ahead Coral Shores Baseball Boosters Summer Camp. I permit the coaching staff to administer rst aid in an emergency situation. I also hold harmless Keys Ahead and its staff and coaches for any unforeseen circumstances or lost or stolen items during the camp. Parent/Guardian Name & Signature___________________________ Date ___________ PHOTO RELEASE: By signing this form I agree to the following: I permit photos which include my son/daughter to be used in follow-up press releases about the Baseball Camp(s) and on Keys Aheads website. Parent/Guardian Name & Signature___________________________ Date ___________ 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 IRS delays filing due to shutdownTaxpayers eager to get refunds will have to wait an extra 10 days to file their federal tax returns. The Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday the government shutdown has forced it to delay tax filing season until Jan. 31. It had been slated to start Jan. 21. The IRS says the 16-day shutdown in October interrupted workers who were programming and testing the agencys processing systems. Following the shutdown, the IRS warned that tax season could be delayed.Acting IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel said the extra 10 days should give workers time to prepare the system.The April 15 deadline for filing individual tax returns, which is set by law, remains unchanged. Associated PressHousing starts rise in NovemberU.S. builders broke ground on homes at the fastest pace in more than five years, strong evidence that the housing recovery is accelerating despite higher mortgage rates.The Commerce Department said Wednesday that developers began construction on houses and apartments in November at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million. Thats 23 percent more than Octobers pace of 889,000 and the fastest since February 2008, just a few months after the recession began.Construction of singlefamily homes jumped 21 percent to an annual pace of 727,000, also the highest in more than five years. Apartment construction soared 26 percent to a 354,000 annual pace. Associated PressDiMaggio joins Marr PropertiesJessica DiMaggio has joined the staff of Marr Properties in the Upper Keys as a Realtor. She studied business at the University of Kansas. While there, she enrolled in a scuba certification course that featured a trip to the Keys. She fell in love with the place and, for 11 years since, has been teaching people to scuba dive. In 2010, she returned to college and completed her bachelors degree in mass communications at Florida International University.BUSINESS BRIEFS
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 8A Saturday, December 21, 2013
Defenses frustrated the scorers Tuesday as Coral Shores and Marathon high schools slugged it out to finish in a 1-1 tie in girls soccer Tuesday in Tavernier. After the Hurricanes swamped the Dolphins in an 8-2 game Dec. 2, Marathon coach Cindy Durkin said she was pleased with her clubs notable improvement before the rematch. We changed some positions to strengthen the defense, Durkin said. You have to respect the skill and speed of [Coral Shores] front line or youll get burned. We knew wed have to play well. Coral Shores saw the same players as in the last game, Durkin said, but not all were in the same place.The Dolphin lineup, with eighth-graders like Takara McKnight stepping up as defensive stopper, responded. Takara played her most phenomenal game of the season at the right time, Durkin said.Hurricane coach Arthur Paterson acknowledged that a tie was like a win for Marathon. They played very well. Its always a good thing Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 7B 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING OUTDOOR FURNITURE SALE IN STOCK 20% to 40% OFF! Green livingThinking about tossing out those dead tree limbs and other products scattered around your place? Try repurposing them into something useful. Column, 3BBSports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Fins 2nd carries teamMarathon High Schools boys basketball Dolphins shook off a slow start Thursday to score 13 straight points in the second quarter, setting the tone for a 67-32 win over local rival Coral Shores. Sometimes we need a lot of emotion to get going, Marathon coach Kevin Freeman said. Finally we started making our shots and doing a good job on free throws. The Hurricanes, playing at home with a patchwork roster, took an 11-9 lead at the end of the first period and moved to a 16-11 edge by the middle of the second. Then Nelson Rojas scored eight points in the Dolphins 13-point run, giving Marathon a 24-16 advantage at halftime. The Dolphins (7-5) owned the second half with Damien Chavez connecting on three 3-pointers on the way to a game-high 18 points. Marathon finished it off by nailing 15 of 17 free throws in their 26-point fourth quarter.Three Dolphins hit double figures, led by Chavez with four treys and a 6-of-8 night from the stripe. Rojas finished with 17 points and directed the Marathon attack.Cooper Chaplin muscled his way inside for rebounds, and drew fouls that sent him to the line for 13 free throws. He made nine, including 7of-7 streak in the fourth. Shemar Fantroy scored six points. Two 3-pointers boosted Coral Shores guard Richard Jacobsen to a 10-point game, but he was the only Cane to come close to double figures. Darren Govan, Max Pyers and Kyle Peel each had four points for the Canes (0-7). Coral Shores was scheduled to travel to Archbishop Curley on Friday (score pending at press time), and will play a Dec. 26-28 tour-Marathon beats Coral Shores in 67-32 contestPREP BASKETBALL By KEVIN WADLOW and RYAN McCARRTHYkwadlow@keynoter.comKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCooper Chaplin (33) of Marathon drives to the hoop and draws a foul from Coral Shores center Kyle Peel in the Dolphins 67-32 win Thursday in Tavernier. Canes Richard Jacobsen (15), Danny Whisted and Darren Govan try help on defense.Lady Fins stop HurricanesWith nine games left to play this season, the Marathon High School girls basketball team has already eclipsed its win total from a year ago.The Dolphins posted blowout victories over Hollywood Christian School on Tuesday, 65-20, and Keys rival Coral Shores High School on Thursday, 62-37. Marathon enters a twoplus week holiday break with an impressive 10-2 record. The team finished the 2012-13 season at 9-10. The girls are excited. Theyre taking a lot of pride in whats going on with the program right now. Im excited with them and hope we can continue to build and get better, first-year coach Deanna Klaus said. The Dolphins jumped out to a 15-2 first-quarter lead on the Hurricanes Thursday and led 30-16 at the half. The Canes made a brief run to open the third quarter, but the Dolphins outscored them 17-8 and led 47-24 heading into the last quarter.It was really closer than it looked like there at the end, Klaus said. We never broke away until the end of the third quarter and fourth quarter.Junior JohnNisha Qualls led the Dolphins with 26 points, while fellow junior Yailin Nieda added 21 and sophomore Gardine Raymond had 11.There was no such doubt against Hollywood on Tuesday, as the Dolphins jumped out to a 30-2 lead after the first quarter. They led 43-11 at the half and 5720 after three quarters.Qualls led the way with 30 points and eight rebounds, while Nieda had 17 and Raymond seven. Claudia Bacallao added four points and Kenna Welever, Jessica Mojica, and Brittany Smollett each had two points.Marathon is off until a scheduled Jan. 7 visit to Westminster Christian School in Miami at 5 p.m. Marathon also beats Hollywood on the courtBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON GIRLS HOOPSKeynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYCoral Shores standout Elizabeth Romeo (left) fights for a rebound with Marathon Highs Claudia Bacallao (middle) and Yailin Nieda (No. 22) during a 62-37 Dolphins win Thursday in Marathon. Canes, Dolphins battle to a tieBoth squads head to break on strong notePREP SOCCERSoccer Canes go into break 7-3-1Their district schedule having wrapped up Thursday, the Coral Shores High School boys soccer Hurricanes look forward to a January rematch with Key West High and a trip to the District 16-2A Tournament. Coral Shores (7-3-1) lost its last two matches of 2013, each by one goal a 3-2 loss to visiting Keys Gate on Thursday after a 2-1 loss to Palmer Trinity on Dec. 13. Weve got to get back on track, Coral Shores head coach Jorge Bosque said Thursday. Our goal is the same as it was when we started this season, to advance to the regionals for the first time in years, Bosque said. Were looking to our seniors to provide the on-the-field leadership that can get us there. Senior midfielder A.J. Paterson scored both goals in the loss to a skilled Keys Gate squad in the Canes last home match of the year. Paterson beat two defenders from the top of the box to put the Canes on the scoreboard in the first half. He nailed a penalty kickTeam loses two straight to end 2013PREP SOCCERFalcons swoop past Lady ConchsTanisha Multy and Brooke Marsden hit 3-point shots to begin the fourth quarter, cutting Palmer Trinitys lead to 44-40 and giving the Key West High girls basketball team hope against a heavily favored opponent. I thought then that maybe we would win, said Multy, who led the Conchs with 21 points. Irate Palmer Trinity coach James Valle immediately called a time-out to address his players and what he said worked. The Falcons outscored Key West, 16-6, the rest of the way to win, 60-46, Thursday evening before a small crowd at the Bobby Menendez Gym. I told them to spread the offense to bring them out of their zone, said Valle, whose team despite missing three starters improved to 11-1. The result was layups and open shots, most of them made by 5-foot-9 junior guard Claire Hebb and 5-11 senior center Hallie Parten. Hebb scored 28 points and down the stretch made two fancy scoop shots after fakes. Parten scored 16. She dominated us downPalmer scores big in games final quarterBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST GIRLS HOOPSBy KEVIN WADLOW and RYAN McCARRTHYkwadlow@keynoter.comBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgSee Soccer, 2BSee Hurricanes, 2BSee Conchs, 2BSee Basketball, 2B
when our [county] teams are competitive, he said. Coral Shores scored first, about 20 minutes in, when Audrey Butler found an opening on the left side. Marathon answered before halftime when veteran Savannah Rodamer scored on a breakaway after a Cane defensive miss.In the scoreless second half, the Dolphins had several strong attacks at the Cane net, only to be turned away by superb saves by keeper Pookie DelPino. Pookie kept the tie alive, Paterson said.We actually moved the ball well and looked good on possession, he said. Our creativity inside the 18 [yard box] was not good, and we didnt finish.The non-district tie did not affect either teams seeding for the January postseason.Our goal is to do well in our district. Our biggest games are not Coral Shores or Key West, said Durkin. Coral Shores boosted its record to 8-4-1 by dominating visiting Keys Gate Thursday in an 8-0 shutout of the Lady Knights.Fins top ArchimedeanIn their final match Thursday before a lengthy holiday break, Marathon mercy-ruled Archimedean Academy to secure the No. 1 seed in next months District 16-1A tournament. The Dolphins dominated possession and made easy work of the Owls in an 8-0 win. Savannah Rodamer scored the first two goals on assists by Regan Durkin, while Chandler Elliott netted the next two to make it 4-0. Brandi Spalten scored from the top of the 18-yard box after the Dolphins touchpassed the ball around beautifully to set her up for the goal. Durkin, Sacha Olivera and Annie Gracy added the final three goals.Following tie, Dolphins get a victoryFrom Soccer, 1BKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWMarathons Savannah Rodamer (13) and Brie Comeforo (back) of Coral Shores duel for a header in Tuesdays 1-1 tie between the two Keys rivals. 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Can be easily subdivided into two separate offices. Perfect commercial location. nament in Fort Lauderdale. Marathon plays a home game at 1 p.m. Dec. 30 against Hanson High School from Whitman, Mass.Fins over HollywoodClutch fourth-quarter free-throw shooting helped the Dolphins to a 58-50 win over Hollywood Christian, Tuesday in Miami. Marathon came out firing and took a 13-0 firstquarter lead before running cold in the second quarter and trailing 28-23 at the break. Hollywood was hitting three after three. We stepped out on them [on defense] and they stepped back further and hit them, Freeman said. The Dolphins rebounded in the third quarter and held a 37-35 lead heading into the fourth. The Challengers tied the game at 50-50 after a Marathon turnover with 3:00 left in regulation. Point guard Jonathan Guerra was fouled and made one of two free throws to put the Dolphins up 51-50. Hollywood failed to score on the other end and was forced to foul when the Dolphins attempted to dribble out the clock. Marathon drained its final seven free throws to earn the win. Rojas led the Dolphins with 21 points, while Jonathan Guerra added 13 points, four steals, four rebounds and six assists. Chavez also scored 13 points, and Cooper Chaplin had 11. Fins are too much for HurricanesFrom Basketball, 1B Hamer signs with UF GatorsKatharine Hamer, a multi-sport athlete at Coral Shores High School, joins the womens lacrosse recruit ing class for the University of Floridas ranked womens program. The Lady Gators reached the Elite Eight round of the NCAAs Division 1 playoffs last spring, finishing with an 18-3 record. I cant wait to be a Florida Gator, Hamer said in a statement. I could not have achieved my goal without all the support from my coaches over the years. Many of her Keys coaches going back to middle school joined Hamer for her signing ceremony in late November. I am certain Katharine will thrive at UF. The Gators are getting a remarkable athlete with great leadership skills, Hurri cane head coach Mark Hall said. Were just so happy to still have Kat as a team leader and mentor to our younger players for one more season.This spring, Hamer will serve as team captain and defensive leader for the Canes as they seek a fourth straight district championship. She won a starting spot as a freshman and helped the Canes to a 30-11 record over the past three seasons. In addition to winning numerous lacrosse and Academic All-American honors, Hamer has competed for Coral Shores in swimming, track, soccer and basketball.She is the daughter of Holly and Andrew Hamer, joining her father among the ranks of Gator athletes. Andrew was a UF swimmer in 1983-84.Im not sure how many people can really appreciate Kath arines earning a D-1 scholar ship, Coral Shores athletic director Rich Russell said. Florida has one of the top lacrosse programs in the country, which makes her accomplishment all the more remarkable.CORAL SHORES LACROSSEKeynoter Staffwith about six minutes left to bring to score to 3-2, but the Knights goalkeeper picked off a last-minute indirect kick to preserve Keys Gates win. Keys Gate is a good team and they outplayed us today, Bosque said. The loss may cost the Canes one spot in the district tournaments seedings but Coral Shores apparently still owns a top-three spot in the seven-team league. The district tournament begins Jan. 21 at Westminster Christian. The Canes rallied from a 6-0 loss to district leader Gulliver Prep on Dec. 6 by beating St. Brendan in a 4-0 match Dec. 11, and Florida Christian, 2-1, Dec. 9.For the Palmer game, the Canes had a shorthanded roster and had only two reserves on the sideline. A lot of guys were sick or had other commitments, and most of them were starters, Bosque said.Paul Pauchey scored the Canes goal. Coral Shores returns from holiday beak with a Jan. 8 trip to Key West, the last scheduled game before the district tournament.Marathon fallsThe Marathon boys soccer team suffered a mercyrule 8-0 defeat Thursday at the hands of District 16 rival Archimedean Academy.The Dolphins trailed 1-0 at the half and missed a penalty kick opportunity just 4:00 into the game. Goalie Raymond Crespo was largely responsible for keeping the score close before the break.In the first half, they had a lot of great shots and Raymond had the best half of soccer he ever had. At least 10 to 15 saves that were all diving saves, coach Jim Murphy said. The Owls moved an extra forward up in the second half that opened up the field and the Dolphins allowed sevensecond-half goals.Canes looking good for district tourneyFrom Hurricanes, 1BKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCoral Shores players A.J. Paterson (11) and A.J. Juliano (4) go against for a header shot toward the Keys Gate goal in Thursdays 3-2 loss to the visiting Knights. Paterson scored both Hurricane goals. low, Multy said of Parten. Shes good as gold under the basket, Valle said.The Conchs, who fell to 48, were behind 12-0 early, but clawed back with a strong second quarter to trail by only 29-24 at intermission. The last basket came on a layup by Multy after an aggressive steal by Saria Smith.Palmer Trinity led 37-26 early in the third quarter, and was ahead 44-34 when the period ended. The Conchs had no answer for Palmers fourth-quarter run, firing up shots that didnt come close to going in the basket.Multy was the only Conch in double figures Marsden scored nine points, Nicole Konhaeuser Lopez scored seven, Ryann Appleby had five and Smith and Kaneya Mims each had two.The Falcons made 24 of 59 field-goal attempts (41 percent) and the Conchs were 17 of 54 (31 percent). There were 40 turnovers, 23 by the Conchs.Key West coach Shonta McLeod who spent most of the game standing with arms folded and a stern expression said, We missed a lot of free throws.The Conchs were nine of 24 from the line. If they had made them all, they would have won.Free throws remain an issue for ConchsFrom Conchs, 1B Photo by BERT BUDDEKey Wests Saria Smith (right) and Ryann Appleby (21) contend with two Palmer Trinity players for a loose ball during Thursdays game. At left is Tanisha Multy and in back is Brooke Marsden.
Saturday, December 21, 2013 3B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com There will be no pickups onCHRISTMAS DAYWednesday, December 25, 2013 orNEW YEARS DAYWednesday, January 1, 2014For both the week of Christmas and New Years Recycling pickups scheduled for Wednesday will be Tuesday Garbage pickups scheduled for Wednesday will be Thursday Thursday, Friday and Saturday scheduled pickups will remain the same. Marathon Garbage Service, Inc. 4290 Overseas Hwy Marathon, FL (305) 743-5165 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 firstname.lastname@example.orgLicensed & Insured Rose Dell & Associates RoseDellRealEstate.comRose DellTony TamayoDavid Spina 305-304-6045305-747-9505305-395-1270Donna HindeMaryanne MoodyMark F. Peterson305-879-9636305-731-9921847-452-0778 Custom Home, Ramrod Key on Canal $585K 3bd/2bth over 2000sq.ft on two stories. Spacious, open floor plan. Updated Large Kitchen. Granite Counter Tops.Large Screen Porch, Open Deck off Master Suite. Roof Top Deck to Stargaze. Stained concrete under house, pavers, Electric Aluminum Decorative Gate. Garage, Storage, Legal Master Suite is top floor. Concrete dock & davits, Quick access to ocean and on 2nd to last canal out. AE Flood Zone Ocean Side of US1 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. REMEMBER THE CARS, CRUISIN & THE MUSIC?The 50s and 60s ROCKED!! We WILL find a place to listen to the music & dance, for those of us that lived all this. Younger rockers welcome too. Get your name on our email list to learn where & when. Bud 269-338-2903 or email@example.com 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 Island Vision Careis now accepting NEW patients.Dr.John Sheldon's optometry practice services all ages,from kids to seniors.Monday Friday 9AM to 5PM Saturday by appointment6400 Overseas Hwy. MM 50.5 (next to Herbies)743-2020 LivingFrom trash to treasureI have a particular fondness for items made from natural materials, so its hard for me to pass a discarded wooden pallet, sawn-off log or old wooden box without stopping to think what I can do with it. Not only can these materials make a unique product, but its a good way of repurposing something that otherwise wouldve ended up in the trash, filling the landfills and generally adding to the trash volume we create on a daily basis. Im not the only one who likes to find ways to reuse.On one of my daily dog walks I chatted with Lore Stiefel, a Ramrod Key neighbor who also has a passion for reclaiming and reusing things. She finds old picture frames, wooden bowls and other vintage items with good bones and, with her creative touch, gives them new life by restoring them and adding beautiful artwork. Her work can be found at the Little Palm Island gift store on Little Torch Key and the Out of The Blue Gallery on Big Pine Key, as well as art fairs during the winter season.A co-worker, Meaghan, picked up a discarded pallet from a nearby construction company. I have always envied anyone who has the imagination to turn a mundane item into something useful and attractive.With the addition of some 4-by-4 posts for legs, some wood to trim the edges and a can of paint stain, Meaghan transformed a wooden pallet destined for the dumpster into an attractive outdoor table.Recently when my husband trimmed our buttonwood tree I asked him to save some of the larger limbs. They are about 4 inches in diameter and he cut slices from the limbs for coasters and made a candle holder from a larger piece by boring a hole into the top. His daughter used some thinner slices for a childrens party activity. A small hole was drilled into each slice and threaded with a cord. The children decorated slices with paint and glitter and they became tree ornaments and medallions. The wood looks and feels good, so I was pleased to find a way to use it for something other than trash, wood chippings or firewood. Of course, there were more wood trimmings than I could use, so the remainder has been stacked up for our fire pit. Since were in the middle of holiday season, I find myself thinking about gifts for friends and family. I like to find ways to reduce the amount of waste that is rampant over the season and, when possible, give meaningful gifts. Here are a few ideas I like to remind myself of: Reuse foam peanuts and bubble wrap. Most packaging materials for shipping can be used more than once. Instead of putting this into the trash, drop it off at UPS stores. They love to get these and reuse them.Wrap creatively. Use comics, old maps, sheet music, fabric/wallpaper scraps, re usable shopping bags.No-waste gifts. Consider favors like babysitting, dog walking, yard work, cooking or car maintenance; music or sports lessons; a gym membership; movie or theater tickets, restaurant gift certificates; home-baked gifts; tickets to a sporting event; or a contribution to a favorite nonprofit.Useful sustainable gifts.Compost bins, water timers, programmable thermostats, rain barrels, light timers, a ready-made container vegetable garden, native plants and items made locally or from reclaimed materials.Keep it simple. One thoughtful gift is better than six wrapped packages of unwanted gifts.Shirley Gun is a member of the Keyswide nonprofit Green Living & Energy Education. She can be reached at ShirleyGLEE@comcast.net.Repurposing is far better than wasteGREEN LIVINGShirley Gun GreenLiving This nice table was repurposed from a discarded pallet.LIVING BRIEFSGreen teachers are being soughtDo you know an outstanding teacher who incorporates environmental lessons into his or her curriculum? The Monroe County Environmental Education Advisory Council is accepting nominations for its 10th Environmental Education Teacher Award. The award recognizes outstanding fulltime Monroe County teachers who incorporate environmental education into their academic lessons utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.To be eligible for the award, nominees must hold a teaching certificate and be teaching in a Monroe public, charter or private school. There are two categories: Elementary through grade five, and grades six through 12.Anyone can submit nominations. Forms are available at www.keysee.org. The deadline to apply is March 21. E-mail the completed form to Katrina.madok@ keysschools.com or mail it to Monroe County Environ mental Education Advisory Council Attn: EE Teacher of the Year Award P.O. Box 430397 Big P ine Key, FL 33043. Marathon Fire Rescue takes Santa and lots of helpers for a ride on a fire truck as the crew makes its way around the Middle Keys Tuesday, spreading cheer from the decorated truck, which will have Christmas music blaring from it. The schedule:5:10 p.m.: Intersection of Kyle and Bailey, Grassy Key.5:30 p.m.: Curry Ham mock State Park entrance.6: Firehouse at Florida Keys Marathon Airport.6:10: Key Colony Beach City Hall.6:30: Former Office Depot plaza, 109th Street and U.S. 1.6:40: Circle 109th Street to 107th Street.7: Intersection of Shark and Harbor Drive.7:20: Keys RV Park.7:30: Winn Dixie plaza.7:50: 41st and Louisa streets.8:10: Knights Key Campground.8:35: Galway Bay mobile-home park.8:45: U.S. 1 and 15th Street.9:05: Circle Sombrero Boulevard.9:20: Sombrero Beach parking lot.9:40: Eastwind Apart ments, Sombrero Beach Road.Santa tours Middle KeysTuesdays annual caravan has many stopsMIDDLE KEYS
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday, December 21, 2013 Holiday Happiness Special Guest:SANTA! Co-sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department, Village of Islamorada, with support from Islamorada Community Entertainm ent Bring a blanket or lawn chair New Band Members Welcome Free Admission 2013-2014 PERFORMING SEASONICE AmphitheaterFounders Park, Islamorada, Bayside, MM 87Dec. 21 Food fests celebrate Florida Keys cuisineThe cuisine of the Florida Keys incorporates diverse and delicious influences, with a reliance on the abundant fish and seafood harvested from surrounding waters. In January, food and wine enthusiasts can sample the island chains culinary delights at four appetizing celebrations spread from Key Largo through Key West. The events display local chefscreativity, indigenous ingredients and premium wines. In addition, they offer insights into the regions rich heritage and culture, while also providing only-in-the-Keys experiences for foodies and families. The mouthwatering calendar begins with Uncorked: The Key Largo and Islamorada Food and Wine Festival, set for Jan. 9 through 18. The 10-day food, wine and spirits showcase features 30-plus savory events to please virtually every palate and budget, spread among several Upper Keys venues with fresh, locally sourced seafood and international-style dishes. Highlights include a reprise of the Keysversion of the popular television cooking show Chopped, a Beer and Bites craft beer event, a tasty performance by Bill Sauce Boss Wharton combining Cajun music and gumbo, a Bubbles on the Beach salute to champagne and Jan. 18s Grand Tasting Finale at Islamoradas Postcard Inn Beach Resort & Marina at Holiday Isle, mile marker 84. Visit www.floridakeys uncorked.com. The ninth annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival is next on the menu, presented by the Florida Keys Commercial Fishermens Association Jan. 18 and 19 in Key Wests Bayview Park. The family-friendly feast stars the islandsfresh local seafood that has been celebrated for nearly two centuries. Offerings typically include grilled Florida lobster, fried fish, stone crab claws, smoked fish dip, Key West pink shrimp and more all caught, cooked and served by Keys commercial fishermen and their families. Those attending also can find traditional regional favorites such as conch chowder, conch salad, sweet flan and Key lime tarts. Nonstop entertainment and booths featuring art, crafts and other items round out the attractions. Visit www.fkcfa.orgormonroe.ifas.ufl.edu.Also in Key West, fans of fine food and stellar vintages can indulge their appetites for both at the fifth annual Key West Food and Wine Festival. Scheduled Jan. 22 to 26, the extravaganza spotlights Key Wests lively culinary scene and multifaceted flavors through gourmet parties and tastings, food and wine seminars and offbeat food-focused experiences. Highlights include Duval Uncorked, a stroll down Duval Street from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean with forays into restaurants, bars, galleries and boutiques. Among other standout events are a barefoot evening beach party, seminars on topics ranging from Key West rum to the origins of Key lime pie, a Master Chefs Classic tasting and competition, an outdoor wine market, an afternoon of coconut bowling and a Save the Turtles open-air grand tasting in Key Wests Historic Seaport. Visit www.keywest foodandwinefestival.com.Back in Key Largo, January is to end with the Key Largo Stone Crab & Seafood Festival, set for Jan. 25 and 26 featuring fresh local seafood, live musical entertainment, cooking demonstrations, contests and kidsactivities. Sponsored by the Key Largo Fisheries and Key Largo Merchants Association, the fifth annual family-fun event takes place at the former Rowells Marina, mile marker 104.5 bayside. Seafood booths are to serve up succulent stone crab claws, homemade smoked fish dip, conch fritters, chowders, tuna nachos, lobster and more. Those attending also can visit cooking tents for tips on how to devise and devour favorite Keys dishes. Other attractions include arts and crafts, vendor booths, fireworks, shrimp and Key lime pie-eating contests, a car show and even piratical escapades for kids. Visit www.keylargo seafoodfestival.com.January fills with 4 seafood dominating platesTHE DINING TABLEStone crabs are the focus of a Key Largo food festival, but thats not the only place you can get them. Conch is illegal to harvest in Florida waters but imported conch is a regular on almost every restaurant menu in the Florida Keys. Frozenwill warm yourheartBy RENE RODRIGUEZrrodriguez@MiamiHerald.comFrozen, rated PG, 108 minutes, playing in Tavernier. On the surface, Frozen seems to be a reprise of all the familiar Walt Disney animation tropes: An evil q ueen an intre p id p rincess a dashing hero, a dastardly villain and some cute sidekicks (personable reindeer; talking snowman). But look closer. Directors Chris Buck (Tarzan) and first-timer Jennifer Lee (who previously co-wrote the script for Wreck-It Ralph) use Hans Christian Andersens The Snow Queen as an inspiration not a foundation for a funny, exciting and visually dazzling adventure that q ualifies as a fullblown musical. There are eight original songs, written by the husband-and-wife team of Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, all of them terrific. An eventual Broadway adaptation is almost certainly assured. But for now theres the movie, which has the ring of classic Disney seamlessly combined with a modernday sensibility. Nothing about the movie feels formulaic, beginning with the central relationshi p between the two sister protagonists, the young Anna (voiced by Kristen Bell), who loves and worships her older sibling Elsa (Idina Menzel), who is blessed (cursed?) with the power of turning anything she touches into ice. After their royal parents are killed in a quick, subtle montage, the two girls have only each other to rely upon. But Elsa, fearful ofSisterslove fuels the storyMOVIE REVIEW See Frozen, 5B Frozendoes everything a Disney film usually does, but better in most instances.
Saturday, December 21, 2013 5B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Regal Cinemas Searstown, Key West, 294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m. play only on weekends. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) 1:20, 4:00 7:50 and 10:35 p.m. American Hustle (R): 7:05 and 10:10 p.m. The Hobbit : Desolation of Smaug (PG-13) 1:00, 2:00, 4:40, 7:00, 8:30 and 10:40 p.m7:45 and 10:20 p.m. Frozen (PG): 1:45 and 4:30 p.m. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) 1:10, 4:20, 7:30, and 10:30 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St., Key West, 295-9493 Saving Mr. Banks ( PG-13): 2:00, 4:30, 6:50 and 9:20 p.m. Philomena (PG-13): 2:15, 4:25, 6:35 and 8:50 p.m. Nebraska ( R): 2:00, 4:30, 6:50 and 9:15 p.m. Dallas Buyers Club (R): 4:10 and 9:15 p.m. The BookThief (PG-13): 1:30 and 6:40 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway, Marathon, 743-0288 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (PG-13): Weekdays: 7:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall, Tavernier, 853-7003 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13) 1:50, 4:35 7:20 and 10:05 p.m. The Hobbit : Desolation of Smaug 2D (PG-13) 12:30, 4:00 and 7:30 p.m. The Hobbit : Desolation of Smaug 3D (PG-13) 11:55, 3:20 6:45 and 10:10 p.m. Frozen (PG): 1:45, 4:25, 7:05 and 9:40 p.m. American Hustle (R): 12:45, 3:50, 6:55 and 10:00 p.m. Keys Movie Times 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 pieshurting Anna with her uncontrollable powers, shuts herself in her bedroom, avoiding all contact with her younger sibling, who doesnt understand why she has been ostracized. The plot of Frozen doesnt follow traditional Disney rules.When she comes of age, the Queen Elsa, who inadvertently brings ruin to her kingdom by unleashing a permanent winter, runs away into the mountains and builds a solitary ice castle to live in shed rather be an outcast and live a solitary life than cause anyone harm. Anna, meanwhile, falls for a charming prince, Hans (Santino Fontana), who proposes marriage after spending just a few hours with her. But first she must bring her sister back home, relying on the help of an ice salesman, Kristoff (Jonathan Groff), and his reindeer Sven to navigate the snowy mountain range. The best non-Pixar, latter-era Disney animated movies The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King were all, at heart, love stories with supernatural obstacles for the protagonists to overcome. Frozen is different. The story is driven by the love Anna feels for her sister, who is neither evil nor crazy (Elsa is reminiscent of one of the mutants from the X-Men, an extraordinary person who doesnt know what to do with herself and has no one to guide her). Their bond is what fuels the movie, the same way the motherdaughter bond fueled Brave. But the movie sneaks in romantic complications Anna gradually realizes shes fallen in love with two men, radically different from each other and there are plentiful sight gags, from the snowman Olaf (Josh Gad), who longs to enjoy summer oblivious to the disastrous effects the heat would wreak on him, to Kristoffs reindeer, who doesnt speak but registers as strongly as any of the voiced characters. Frozen has monsters and villains and sequences of high adventure, but they erupt when you least expect them to, giving the movie a fresh, groundbreaking feel. Menzel is a renowned singer, so her fantastic musical numbers are no surprise. Bell (Heroes, Veronica Mars) is the real revelation, unleashing a lovely voice that makes you reconsider the talents of this likable but underused actress. The 3D effects in Frozen are gorgeous the plentiful snowflakes are so realistic, youre tempted to catch them with your tongue but its the films use of sly humor and remarkable CGI animation that lead you to lose yourself in this unconventional, engaging tale. Nearly every other major Hollywood studio is cranking out cartoons these days, but Frozen reminds you why Disney does it best. Side note: Frozen is preceded by a short film, Get a Horse!, that mixes vintage black-and-white Disney animation with startling contemporary effects. To reveal what the film does would be no fun, but you will be stunned and delighted by how director Lauren MacMullen uses 3D in her six-minute movie. Her picture is a giant cherry atop a delicious, deep sundae.The theme is sisterly loveFrom Frozen, 4B Smaugis dazzling but violentThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Rated PG-13, 161 minutes, p laying nationwide. Hobbit fans rejoice! Bilbo Baggins is back, big feet and all, in the CGIfilled, ultraviolent, actionpacked but overly long sequel to last years The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Smaug is the second part of a three-part interpretation of author J.R.R. Tolkiens novel The Hobbit, or There and Back Again. That 2012 film told the story of the first third of the novel; this second film covers the middle of the novel. The last of the trilogy, 2014s The Hobbit: There and Back Again, will conclude the saga. Originally published in the 1930s, the beloved tale of Bilbo the diminutive hobbit has enthralled readers for decades. More recently, director Peter Jacksons first Hobbit film and the Lord of the Rings movies introduced the adventures of Middle Earth to the Gen-X and Yage groups. Many of todays younger generations have grown rabidly devoted to Tolkiens tales of Hobbit, dwarves, elves and Orcs and that cult-like following helped The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug become a box-office smash on its opening weekend, grossing $74 million nationwide.This second film finds Bilbo accompanying a band of dwarves as they seek the hidden door to Lonely Mountain that will allow them to reclaim their kingdom. Gandalf the wizard joins them for part of the trek but leaves them to go off on a secret mission. Along the way, they encounter evil and ugly Orcs, giant spiders, a ferocious bear/man and woodelves, and finally come face to face with the giant fire-breathing dragon, Smaug (viewers may wonder about the title; it refers to the bare and devastated area around the dragons lair). The look of the film is beautiful and the scenery, with the mountains of New Zealand as background, is stunning. The magnificent computer-generated images are rendered almost flawlessly and there are only a few scenes that were obviously created on a computer. Jackson manages to create the world of Middle Earth so well that viewers may soon forget that its not real. The dragon, Smaug, is an extraordinary work of art that rivals any previous movie monster. The story out of Hollywood is that each scale on the dragons skin took a week to create. After seeing the astonishingly detailed dragon, audiences will believe it. The makeup and prosthetic artists deserve credit as well. The varied faces and forms of the Orcs, elves and dwarves are testament to their artistry. One might almost assume there was competition among the crew to see who could design the most outrageous face. On the negative side, the movie is too long and the plot too confusing for most average movie-goers. Only dedicated and diehard Hobbit fans will be able to follow all of the odd names and faces and tribes that populate the film. And at two hours and 41 minutes, only eight minutes shorter than the first hobbit film, this is another marathon in a movie seat. Another minor fault in Smaug is the cliff-hanger ending. Its obviously a set up for the final film in the trilogy. Older viewers will be reminded of the serial shorts of the 1940s and s that were designed to lure you back to the theater. Viewers were left hanging until the next episode, with the tag line Tune in next week for the next exciting chapter! Jackson is telling audiences theyll have to tune in next year to see the exciting conclusion. Some viewers may feel they are being manipulated (theyd be right). The other, and biggest, downside is the films violence. Smaug carries a PG13 rating and parents would be advised to heed that age limit. Younger viewers may be traumatized by the amount and graphic detail of violence. There are numerous victims graphically beheaded, shot with arrows and generally killed by swords and knives. And the giant spiders may be especially terrifying for small children. Readers may recall many intense and ferocious encounters in the book but director Jackson has expanded the violence factor so that it becomes one of the central themes of the film. Speaking of Jackson, look for him to make a cameo near the beginning of the film. As the camera sweeps through town, the director walks out of a pub looking drunk. And sharpeyed fans of The Colbert Report can look for Stephen Colbert as the eyepatch-wearing Lakewood spy who knocks on the door with the walking stick. Even with these flaws, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is better than the first Hobbit film. The action is almost nonstop, the scenery is gorgeous and the special effects are excellent. And although the film moves too fast for any real character development, the acting is adequate, with Evangeline Lilly as Tauriel a welcome addition to the cast.Its the second in Hobbit trilogyMOVIE REVIEW Martin Freeman returns as Bilbo Baggins in the latest Hobbitinstallment. 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, Florida 33070NOWALLDIGITAL!Check movies and show times at our WEBSITEwww.bbtheatres.comor to call our 24 HOUR MOVIE HOTLINE 853-7003 Craig Wanous KeysFilm The official website of the Keynoter and Reporter Newspapers
LIVING BRIEFSTai chi chapter plans open houseThe Marathon chapter of the Taoist Tai Chi Society has planned an open house for 9:30 a.m. Jan. 4 at St. Columba Episcopal Church on 52nd Street bayside in Marathon. Anyone interested in learning about tai chi and classes for 2014 is invited. Refreshments will be served. For more information, send an e-mail to keylargo .firstname.lastname@example.org or call (305) 748-0799.Learn to quit using tobaccoThe Florida Keys Area Health Education Center has a free two-hour Tools to Quit tobacco cessation program planned for Jan. 4 beginning at 10 a.m. at 3401 Northside Drive, Key West. Participants will receive two weeks of free nicotine replacement patches, and counseling from a tobacco treatment specialist. To register, call (702) 416-4812.Cleanup of U.S. 1 planned in LaytonThe Layton Garden Club, city of Layton and Monroe County Sheriffs Office are planning a community cleanup for Jan. 4 in the Middle Keys city. U.S. 1 will be swept of trash between mile markers 67 and 69. Volunteers are needed. Organizers will provide disposable gloves, trash bags, water and hand sanitizer. Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 8 a.m. in front of the Layton firehouse at mile marker 68 oceanside. Grilled hamburgers and hot dogs will be served after the work is done.Questions? Contact Suzanne Murchie at 664-2064 or email@example.com. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday, December 21, 2013 L.A. Times crossword puzzle EXTRAS Solution in the December 25 Keynoter ACROSS 1Stonewaller? 6Shooters stockpile 10Building toy 15s-s Big Apple mayor 19With 30-Across, Revolutionary patriot 20Nest protest 211978 Broadway revue 22Quitos land: Abbr. 23Comment about paparazzi? 26See 86-Across 27Lend, as a fin or a fifty 28Turkish VIP 29Home __ 30See 19-Across 31Less than medium 33Nicklaus has won five of them, briefly 34Arabian Peninsula locale 36Momentum in Hagels department? 41Foundation 42Once more 43Here Comes Santa Clausco-songwriter 44Said under oath 48Mine in Milan 49Uffizi display 50GameCube successor 51Carrier renamed in 1997 52Its up your sleeve 54Alpine fabric sample? 58Shore flier 59Sugar and sweets 61Sites for mice 62Lacking 64What __ around ... 65Method 67Sports number 68Target of a 1984 breakup 71Smarmy 72Fence-sitters 76Parisian peer 77Young John McEnroe? 81Casual agreement 82Ear-relevant 84Pencil game loser 85As indicated 86With 26-Across, London police group, familiarly 87Makes privy to 89Studio sign 91Ballet position 94First Niagara Center NHLer 95Why the clown retired? 97Annual bestseller 100Canonical hour 101Apollo org. 102Knock off 103Weaving fiber 105Curious as __ 107Small cleaner 11191-Down section 112What the fencer proved he was? 115Tivolis Villa d__ 116Coup __ 117Shuffle follower 118Shire of Rocky 119Jeanne dArc et al.: Abbr. 120Aides: Abbr. 121Granola grain 122Reporters DOWN 1Sitcom eatery 2Sitting on 3Buzz off! 4Yellow ribbon site of song 5Miami-to-Orlando dir. 6Orbital point 7Screen door makeup 8Arizona desert sight 9Make a decision 10Ralph who played FDR in Sunrise at Campobello 11Haas of Jobs 12Passing remarks? 13Movie-related 14Frat party dispenser 15Forgetful night watchman? 16City in Floridas horse country 17Magic bullets, so to speak 18Lacked 24Like taskmasters 25Eponymous newborn score creator 30Bid word 32Short reply? 33For __ sake! 35Believers ending 36Obstruct 37IRS requirement, often 38Battle site 39Slumdog Millionaire wear 40Sounds of rebuke 41Sets, as a trap 45Container weight 46German a 47Slave Scott 49Leaves wide-eyed 50Rolls (up) 53Accessories for Lansbury? 54Refine, as ore 55Fixes 56Washed-out 57__ for a loan 60MapQuest parent 63D.C. player 65Seductress 66Giant Manning 67Sch. periods 68Happy __ 69It can give you fits 70Toon troublemaker 71Live-income filler 72Pacific island republic 73Blue Cross rival 74Christine who directed the Oscar-winning short film Lieberman in Love 75Polish 78Emulates Father Damien, in a 1973 movie 79Where to begin 80Stylish 83Former NPR host Hansen 88Jazz gp. 89Leopardlike cats 90Said no to 91H.S. exams 92Five-minute 88-Down periods 9321st-century conflict 96Sluggards 97Pinnacles 98LCD component 99Photo finish 100Weasel relative 104Friday and York: Abbr. 105Crossing the ocean 106Casual talk 108Gilded metalware 109You can see right through it 110Modern organizers, for short 112Oral health org. 113Kerfuffle 114Longtime sponsor in NASCAR events Crossword solutionSolution to the Dec. 18 puzzle. WHATS OPEN THIS SUNDAY ?AUDREY ROSS With us, its personal.ASK miamirealestate.com Jill Swerdlow 305.788.3398 12:00 4:00 PM | 5/5/1 | 124 Sunrise Drive MarathonEsslinger Wooten Maxwell, Inc., Realtors Refuge starts toursThe National Key Deer Refuge in the Lower Keys is about to resume its annual guided walks through refuge lands. Theyre designed for outdoors enthusiasts of all ages. The centralized meeting point is the refuges visitors center in the Winn-Dixie shopping plaza on Big Pine Key. From there, participants will be given maps to that days walk site and caravan to the scheduled trail. Departure will take place at 8:10 a.m. to avoid missing out on morning bird activity. Each walk will end by 11. Participants are encouraged to bring a hat, sunscreen, bug spray, comfortable walking shoes, water, binoculars, field guides, and dress appropriately for the weather. A limited supply of loaner field guides and binoculars will be available; feel free to ask for one if you dont have your own.Following is the schedule:Jan. 3 and Feb. 14, Long Beach, Big Pine Key (birds, beach habitats, sea creatures and sea beans).Jan. 10 and Feb. 21, Big Pine Key (freshwater wetlands investigation).Jan. 17 and March 7, No Name Key (pine rocklands and hardwood hammocks).Jan. 24 and March 14, Upper Sugarloaf Key (impacts of sea-level rise).Feb. 7 and March 21, biking Lower Sugarloaf (feel free to meet on Lower Sugarloaf with your bike; bring your own bike). The ride will start at the yellow gate at the south end of Lower Sugarloaf Road. To find out more, call park ranger Kristie Killam at 872-0774.Photo clubAlso at the refuge, a new photography club is forming thats sponsored by the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges and the Friends and Volunteers of Refuges support group. The club is open to all people interested in nature photography. Organizers hope to have beginners wanting to learn as well as experienced photographers interested in sharing their expertise. An introductory meeting is scheduled for Jan. 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the visitor center in the Big Pine WinnDixie plaza. To find out more, call contact Killam or Noni Cay at (305) 453-6655.Wildlife, more to be investigatedLOWER KEYS MILITARY BRIEFSUpper KeysU.S. Navy Petty Officer Stephen Ferguson from Tavernier has been promoted to E5, or petty officer second class. Ferguson, stationed in Rota, Spain, attended Plantation Key School and Coral Shores High School, and graduated from Vero Beach High in 2009, after which he enlisted.U.S. Air Force Airman Peter J. Williams has graduated from basic training at Joint Base San AntonioLackland, San Antonio, Texas.Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associates degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force. Williams is the son of Peter Williams of Key Largo and Lisa Martinez of Port Charlotte. Hes a 2007 graduate of Charlotte High School, Punta Gorda. WILLIAMS FERGUSON
Saturday, December 21, 2013 7B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNAd# 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# 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 p endens must file a claim withp in 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# 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 ASSOCIATION, 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. Any 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. Amy Heavilin, CPA Clerk of said Circuit Court By: Jennifer Settoon As Deputy Clerk JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys 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# 821526 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ALL INTERESTED PARTIES WITHIN MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA are hereby advised that the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida, is considering applying to the Florida Department of Transportation for a capital grant under Section 5310 of the Federal Transit Act of 1991, as amended, for the purchase of one (1) 21 Glaval para-transit bus, made by Getaway Bus, Inc., approximate cost $75,000.00, to be used for the provision of public transit services within Monroe County, Florida. A public hearing has been scheduled for January 16, 2014, at 3:00 P.M. at the Harvey Government Center, 1200 Truman Avenue, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, to advise all interested parties of service being contemplated if a grant is awarded, and to ensure that contemplated services would not represent a duplication of current or proposed services provided by existing transit or para-transit operators in the area. Any person requesting a hearing must notify the applicant, Sheryl Graham, Social Services Director, Monroe County Social Services, 1100 Simonton Street, 2-257, Key West, FL 33040 of the request, in writing, and send a copy of the request for a hearing to Dionne Richardson, Manager, FDOT District Office, 1000 N. W. 111th Avenue, Room 6111, Miami, FL 33172. The request for a hearing must be received no later than two (2) days prior to the scheduled public hearing. Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Florida Law and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits Discrimination in Public Accommodation on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, or of marital status. Persons believing they have been discriminated against on these conditions may file a complaint with the Florida Commission on Human Relations at 850-488-7082 or 800-342-8170 (voice messaging). Dated at Key West, Florida, this 12th day of December, 2013. AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published December 21, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 821669 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on January 29, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, FOR THE DESIGN OF SCENIC HIGHWAY VISTAS ALONG THE OVERSEAS HIGHWAY MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.com or call toll-free at 1-800-7111712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 2-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published December 21, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 821681 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: CAK08611 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE WMALT 2007-OA2 TRUST Plaintiff, vs. JARRED BISHOP, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated November 14, 2013, and entered in Case No. CAK08611 of the Circuit Court of the SIXTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE COUNTY, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE WMALT 2007-OA2 TRUST, is Plaintiff, and JARRED BISHOP, 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 02 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: On the Island of Key West and known as Lot Nine (9) of Square Nineteen (19), of a Re-subdivision of Squares 17, 18, 19, 20 and part of Squares 21 and 23, Tract Twenty (20), Plat recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 10, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. Any 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 25 day of November, 2013. Amy Heavilin Clerk of said Circuit Court By: Shonta McLeod As Deputy Clerk U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE WMALT 2007-OA2 TRUST c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys 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 21, 28, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 821682 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 44-2012-CA-001085P DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, A S TRUSTEE OF THE RESIDENTIAL ASSET SECURITIZATION TRUST 2005-A2, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-B UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING A GREEMENT DATED JANUARY 1, 2005, Plaintiff, v. MARGARET THOMPSON; A NY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND A GAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; AND TENANT N/K/A G.W. DEPAUL, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 4, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 44-2012-CA001085P of the Circuit Court of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Monroe County,Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 8 day of A pril, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the front door of the Monroe County Courthouse, Lester Building, 530 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 10 AND 11, BLOCK 2, LARGO SOUND PARK, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, AT PAGE 111 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Cheryl Alfonso 302 Fleming Street Key West, FL 33040 Phone: (305) 292-3423 DATED AT KEY WEST, FLORIDA THIS 6 DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2013 Jennifer Settoon A MY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Published December 21, 28, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 822560 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 01/01/2014 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 1GNCS13W712152965 2001 CHEVROLET 1G3AG55M4R6339153 1994 OLDSMOBILE RFCRD10499Y669918 2009 TAIW 1HGCM82643A002156 2003 HONDA 1FAFP44433F311679 2003 FORD 1FTRF12W94NA84728 2004 FORD Published December 21, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 822791 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 01/03/2014, 08:00 am at 189 US HIGHWAY 1 KEY WEST, FL 33040-5476, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ANCHOR TOWING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 5J6YH18624L004074 2004 HONDA Published December 21, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday, December 21, 2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNAd# 822909 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-CP-231-K IN RE: ESTATE OF KIT ROBERTS, SR., Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration is pending in the estate of KIT ROBERTS, SR. deceased, File Number 2013-CP-231-K by the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040. The decedents date of death was May 11, 2013. The name of the representative of the estate and her attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice was December 21, 2013, in the Florida Keys Keynoter. Person Giving Notice: DEBRA ROBERTS Attorney for Person Giving Notice: Samuel J. Kaufman Florida Bar No. 0144304 Law Offices of Samuel J. Kaufman 3130 Northside Drive Key West, Florida 33040 Email Designation for service: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: (305) 292 3926 Fax: (305) 295 7947 Published December 21, 28, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 823983 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, will, on the 8th day of January 2014, at 11:00AM on THE FRONT STEPS OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 WHITEHEAD STREET in the City of KEY WEST, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH the following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: Unit Week 29 in Condominium Unit No. B5 of Florida Bay Club of Key Largo, A Condominium, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, recorded in Official Record Book 871, Page 1215, in the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, and all amendments thereto, if any from 12:00 noon on the first day until 12:00 noon of the last day of the Unit Week, as numbered and defined in the Declaration of Condominium, which estate is to be part of a succession of estates in consecutive and chronological order as described in the Declaration of Condominium, it being the intent of this instrument that each Unit Week shall be considered a separate estate held separately and independently by the owners thereof for and during the period of time assigned to the Unit Week in the Declaration of Condominium each Unit Week being succeeded by the next unending succession governed by the Declaration of Condominium. A/K/A: 103500 Overseas Highway, Unit Week B5/29, Key Largo, FL 33037 Pursuant to FINAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: THE FLORIDA BAY CLUB CONDOMINIUM ASSOC., INC. Plaintiff VS. KENNETH E. HARTLEY; CHRISTINE C. HARTLEY Defendant A nd the Docket Number of which is Number 13-CA000012-P WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 13th day of NOVEMBER, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, CPA Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida (Circuit Court Seal) By: Gwen Douglass Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any person claiming as 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. BECKER & POLIAKOFF, P.A. A ttorneys for Plaintiff Huntington Centre Corporate Park 2901 SW 149 Avenue, Suite 140 Miramar, Florida 33027 (954) 985-4102 (954) 987-5940 Fax Primary: MIRServiceMail@bec ker-poliakoff.com Published December 21, 28, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 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. 305-522-5841 AtlanticViewLotMM53 60x 1103rdStKeyColonyBeach OceanView.Buildnow! $199,000440-503-4273 email@example.com PRIVATE ISLANDS FOR SALE IN MARATHON Three (3) to choose from $995K 1.5M. Must See! Call Bob, 262-352-4467 CANAL FRONT! 2 BR / 2 BA MM 99 O/S, dockage available. Water, electric & cable included. $1600 / mo. 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Pool, beach & tennis! Yearly rental. No pets. Call 1-305-495-8955 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 email@example.comCLIMATE 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. CPA SUMMERLAND KEY FOR ESTABLISHED FIRM. EMAIL RESUME TO firstname.lastname@example.org KEYS FISHERIES is looking for an experienced office manager. 10 years+ office management experience required. 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NOTICEOFINTENTTOUSEUNIFORMMETHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD V ALOREM ASSESSMENTS TheBoardofCountyCommissionersofMonroeCounty,Florida("theCounty")herebyprovides notice,pursuanttoSection197.3632(3)(a),FloridaStatutes,ofitsintenttousetheuniformmethod ofcollectingnon-advaloremspecialassessments,forthecostofprovidingcertainwastewatercapitalimprovementsandconnections,tobeleviedwithintheunincorporatedareaofMonroeCounty encompassingthe StockIsland,KeyHaven,BigCoppitt,LowerSugarloafthroughBigPine Key,NoNameKey,LongKey,DuckKey(excludingIndiesIslands)andthree(3)parcelson BocaChica:RE#122870-000000,122880-000000and122890-000000forthefiscalyear beginningonOctober1,2014 andcontinuingeachyearuntildiscontinuedbytheCounty.The Countywillconsidertheadoptionofaresolutionelectingtousetheuniformmethodofcollecting suchassessmentsauthorizedbySection197.3632,FloridaStatutes,a tapublichearingtobeheld at3:00p.m.onJanuary16,2014intheCommissionChambers,HarveyGovernmentCenter, 1200TrumanAvenue,KeyWest,FL. Suchresolutionwillstatetheneedforthelevyandwill containalegaldescriptionoftheboundariesoftherealpropertysubjecttothelevy.Allinterested personsareinvitedtoattend. PursuanttoSection286.0105,FloridaStatutes,noticeisgiventhatifapersondecidestoappealany decisionmadebytheBoardwithrespecttoanymatterconsideredatsuchhearingsormeetings,he willneedarecordoftheproceedings,andthat,forsuchpurpose,hemayneedtoensurethataverbatimrecordoftheproceedingsismade,whichrecordincludesthetestimonyandevidenceupon whichtheappealistobebased. ADAASSISTANCE:Ifyouareapersonwithadisabilitywhoneedsspecialaccommodationsin ordertoparticipateinthisproceeding,pleasecontacttheCountyAdministrator'sOffice,byphoning(305)292-4441,betweenthehoursof8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.,nolaterthanfive(5)calendardays priortothescheduledmeeting;ifyouarehearingorvoiceimpaired,call1. DatedatKeyWest,Floridathis11 th dayofDecember,2013. AMYHEAVILIN,Clerk andexofficioClerkoftheBoardofCounty CommissionersofMonroeCounty,Florida PublishedKeynoter12/21/13,12/28/13,1/4/14and1/11/14 CITYOFMARATHON,FLORIDA9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,Florida33050 Phone:(305)743-0033 PUBLICNOTICE-INVIT A TIONT OBID(ITB) AllinterestedpartiesareherebynotifiedthattheCityofMarathonis acceptingsealedbidsforOceanfrontParkFitnessTrailSealedbidsforfurnishingallgoodsandservicesnecessarytocomplete theworkspecifiedinthebiddocumentswillbereceivedbytheCityClerk onJanuary24,2014at3:00p.m.inMarathonCityHall,9805 OverseasHighway,Marathon,FL33050ITBdocumentsmaybeobtainedandexaminedatCityHall.Toobtaina copyoftheITB,gotowww .demandst ar .com .Proposerswhoobtain copiesofthisbidfromsourcesotherthanwww .Demandst ar .com risknotreceivingAddenda,andaresolelyresponsibleforthoserisks.PublishedKeynoter12/21/13&12/25/13 NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY REALTORS KellyWilley,Broker 305-289-2212MakingyourFloridaKeysDreamarealityCocoPlumRealEstate,Inc. 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Sundowners, mm 104, bayside, Key Largo. Drug free and E-Verify workplace. Monroe County BOCC Employment Opportunities Visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov (305) 292-4557 E.O.E. Drug free workplace; Vet Pref Avail. 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. WANTED FULL TIME FIRE Extinguisher & System Tech. No exp. req., on the job training. Safe driver, Class E. Self motivated, able to work alone, mechanical skills a plus. Email resume to: monroecountyfireequipment@ gmail.com BOAT YARD: General & mechanical maintenance, fiberglass & gel coat repairs. Must have drivers license. Marathon area. 305-434-5473 HOUSEKEEPERS Marathon. Saturdays. Seasonal welcome Call 305-743-8446 PART TIME HELP WANTED for cleaning company. Call (305) 522-1243 for more Information. 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 agent P/T evening hrs 20-30/wk. Available immediately. Must have computer skills. Bi-lingual a plus. Apply in person: 7050 O/S Hwy, Marathon. No phone calls.HOUSEKEEPER for small waterfront motel, F/T. Prior exp, & bi-lingual a plus. Apply in person at The Pelican, 99340 O/S Hwy, Key Largo. HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED in Key Largo, Spanish ok, English not necessary. 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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 10B Saturday, December 21, 2013 Can I feed them? she asked. I nodded and, before I could reach the transom, she had already hopped aboard our Key West charter boat Premium Time and was rolling up her sleeves. She grabbed what was left of a yellowtail snapper and leaned as far over the port gunnel as possible, just enough to immerse the bait into the harbor water. Instantly, a tarpon rushed in and grabbed the offering, throwing saltwater and echoing across the marina with a loud slurping noise. The dock was full of people and most were recording the young and fearless Melissa as she continued the same sequence over and over again until the leftovers were gone. She was in her element. Melissa Foster is in the U.S. Navy and stationed in the Key West. Her job title is aviation electronics technician with a rank of petty officer third class. She works on F18 Super Hornets and is part of Strike Fighter Squadron VFA-106 out of the Boca Chica Airfield. She continued to show up at the A&B Marina dock in Key West with growing enthusiasm and even less fear as the tarpon pummeled her offerings. Time to get her out fishing. The staggering cost of living in the Florida Keys has not been fully considered within the military machine, based on wage. Although their basic needs are taken care of and the pride of serving is clear, the extras are difficult to afford things like fishing, diving and boating. Being so close to the water and not being able to enjoy it fully is a common theme among residents and military alike. Knowing this, we always make arrangements for any active military to enjoy the water at a substantial discount when we are able to. In Melissas case, it came in the form of a holiday split charter. After her multiple visits to the dock, we decided to invite her along on a bottom-fishing trip aboard the Premium Time out of the A&B Marina. Her excitement and appreciation were clear leading up to the big day. As the fishing techniques were explained after anchoring the Premium Time in sloppy seas offshore, Melissa answered yes sir or no sir most of the time. Her Texas accent added to the charm of this powerful young ladys manners that surely makes her parents Ronnie and Monica Foster proud.There is a clear quality about her that explains her successes at such a young age. She wanted to raise the bar and fish the bottom rod for a shot at catching her first grouper no yellowtailing just grouper fishing.Most beginner grouper anglers end up in the rocks the first few times and eventually learn through failure how to dig for grouper. This wasnt the case for Melissa. Textbook grouper digging was the way she played her game. Quietly but with force, she continually bent the rod in 3to 5-foot seas, landing quality grouper and confidently holding each fish for the camera and smiling sweetly. A short half-day trip close to Key West was perfect for Melissa. Back on land, the dock audience gathered as the fish were offloaded. Questions started coming from the crowd and Melissa gladly answered with a sparkle in her eye and a grouper in her hands. Did you catch those? they would ask. Melissa would answer, Yes maam or Yes, sir each time, then go on to explain the details. I couldnt help but be proud of who she was and how important it is to appreciate the military members who are here in the Florida Keys serving, as well as veterans of the armed forces. This wont be her only time to join us on a fishing trip, thats for sure. During the holidays, our military men and women are in the minds and hearts of many. One way to give back is to sponsor a chartered trip for a crew of service personnel. Many captains, dive masters and adventure coordinators are ready to help get them out and on the water. Happy holidays to you and yours. Capt. Marlin Scott owns FishMonster Charters in Key West.After spending time at the docks feeding tarpon, Foster finally gets to dig inMarlin Scott On TheWaterQuick Fact:During the holidays, our military men and women are in the minds and hearts of many. One way to give back is to sponsor a chartered trip for a crew of service personnel.Petty officer rules grouperMelissa Foster shows a red grouper and a gag grouper at the Premium Time dock in Key West.