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Council: Prayers no moreThe Marathon City Council on Tuesday voted to do away with a barely five-month-old policy allowing invocations prior to its public meetings.The policy was enacted on Dec. 11, but Mayor Dick Ramsay proposed doing away with it due to a lack of interest from clergy members in performing the premeeting prayers.The councils decision on the controversial issue came on the heels of a May 5 U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding prayer at government meetings. According to Reuters, the ruling is essentially that sectarian invocations do not automatically violate the U.S. Constitution. The Supreme Court case involved the town of Greece in upstate New York, which traditionally had Christian prayer prior to its council meetings. Public prayer is common in other governments including at Key West City Commission meetings but Reuters said the high court had never before expressly said sectarian prayers could be constitutional in some circumstances. Marathon Church of God Pastor Nick Vaughn pointed to the Supreme Court ruling and said public prayers before government meetings do not violate the First Amendment establish-Mayor contends few clergy have accepted inviteBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON KEY LARGOPhotos courtesy EMILIE STEWARTWildlife officials snare the crocodile that bit Tyson.Crocodile rocks dogA pit bulldog named Tyson escaped from an unusual crocodile attack in a Key Largo canal Tuesday.The American crocodile an aggressive juvenile male measuring about 5 feet, 6 inches was captured by state wildlife agents for relocation. Dog owner Emilie Stewart said wildlife agents told her: If it was a smaller dog or a bigger crocodile, Tyson would not have survived. As it turned out, the muscular 65-pound Tyson escaped with puncture bites on his left shoulder and ankle. He was treated by Dr. Martha Edwards at the Island Hammock Pet Hospital and released. The crocodile, weighing about 40 pounds, came up from beneath Tyson as the dog went for one of his regular midday swims in the Center Lane Canal, a waterway in the Stillwright Point subdivision off the mile marker 105.3 bayside. Tyson was bitten and pulled under, but turned to snap at the toothy reptile and broke free. As the dog swam back to a backyard boat ramp, the crocodile literally chased him, Stewart said. Stewart distracted the crocodile by snapping a towel at it while Tyson climbed out of the water. This crocodile did not act normally, Stewart said. It was a fairly little thing, but it was not afraid of humans. It was hissing at the FWC officers trying to catch it. Lindsey Hord, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist in charge of dealing with South Floridas nuisance alligators and crocodiles, agreed. Usually crocodiles dont try to go after an animal bigger than they are, Hord said Wednesday. Although the circumstances are unusual, its a lesson that Florida has alligators and crocodiles. It can be dangerous for dogs near the water, but the vast majority of bites to pets are avoidable, he said. I dont let my dogs go near the water. Stewart said Tyson, age 9, has gone swimming in the backyard canal three or four days a week all his life. Ill never let him swim in there again, said the Key Largo resident since 1995. Ive gone swimming in there, too, but not again. While there are no confirmed attacks on humans by the normally docile American crocodile, Hord cautioned residents not to be ignorant of the possibilities.There are some big crocs around there, and there is a chance that one 9 feet or over could see a human as a prey item, he said.Key Largo has the highest density of American crocodiles outside ofTyson is OK after bite from bold aggressorBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com Tyson received small cuts from the aggressive crocodile.See Croc, 2AReport: Florida waters dangerousFlorida boaters bucked the national trend for water safety in 2013 and not in a good way. The number of accidents and deaths counted nationally by the U.S. Coast Guard for its 2013 Recreational Boating Statistics Report went down, but Floridas numbers moved higher. Florida waters saw 685 reported boating accidents in 2013, far and away the highest number in the United States, and an increase from the states 2012 total of 662 accidents.Florida boat-accident deaths also jumped by eight fatalities to 58 in 2013, again, highest in the country (but still the second lowest state total in the past five years).The Coast Guard report does not list the most dangerous U.S. waters by county, but the Florida Keys always top the hazard list among the 67 counties in Florida, perennially the dangerous state.In 2012, the last year for which official numbers are available, Monroe County saw 100 serious boat accidents with four deaths and 47 injuries. The states annual report for 2013State leads the nation in boat crashesON THE WATERWORKING ON SMILES On May 5, Rodney Gullatte, Albert Gonzalez, Elizabeth McLaughlin, Tom Nitti and Beth Oropeza went to Gerald Adams Elementary School in Key West to do dental screenings for the children. Theyre with the dental practice of Dr. Bill Mayfield. The staff was able to identify some children with serious dental conditions that require immediate care. The Dental Program of the Rotary Club of Key West will pay for the kids treatments. By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgSee Boating, 2ASee Prayer, 3A
Months of sewer and highway construction on U.S. 1 spawned more roadside clutter, which has taken its toll on the aesthetics of Key Largo, a community coalition says. This unsightly look, in some cases, is causing our residents to lose respect for this wonderful place, Frank Veltri, a member of the Elks Lodge in Tavernier, wrote in a May 12 letter to the Monroe County Commission. Illegal signs, trash and code violations are becoming more common.Groups including the Island of Key Largo Federation of Homeowner Associations, the Tavernier Community Association and the Elks Lodge will tell commissioners Wednesday that the time has come for a Clean Up Key Largo push.Bike lanes, highway improvements and other enhancements will be a waste of money unless the county and state begin to enforce their ordinances and regulations on sign clutter and right-of-way infringement, wrote Dottie Moses, president of the homeowners association. They say that in addition to increased action on code infractions, the county and state could do more to prevent driving or parking on newly resodded areas, and increase landscaping. The groups volunteered to take part in an advisory committee to government to make Key Largo a showcase in the Keys. The Clean Up Key Largo request is scheduled for about 11 a.m. Wednesday at the County Commissions regular meeting at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center at mile marker 102.5. Everglades National Park, Hord said. They seem to prefer bayside mangroves and creeks more than the open Atlantic Ocean waters, but they do roam. Nearly extinct a few decades ago, American crocodiles have rebounded to an estimated population of about 2,000 animals larger than hatchlings. They are a protected species, and FWC agents try not to remove a nuisance crocodile unless it measures 9 feet or longer. A 10-foot crocodile killed a Key Largo familys 65-pound dog near mile marker 103 in March 2012.Some Florida Keys residents would prefer to see all American crocodiles removed. Hord called that unrealistic.Thirty years ago, we didnt have very many crocs. Now we do, he said. We have to accept that reality, use common sense and make some lifestyle changes.Putnam: Pot wont become a cash cropThough Florida could be headed toward allowing marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana wont replace citrus or be seen growing in fields across the Sunshine State, state Agriculture and Consumer Services Com missioner Adam Putnam said Wednesday.There wont be fields of marijuana growing in Florida, Putnam said in a videotaped interview with the South Florida SunSentinel. It will be grown under roof, in controlled environments, inside, for obvious security reasons.State lawmakers have asked Gov. Rick Scott to approve a measure (SB 1030) that would help patients get access to a strain of marijuana that is high in cannabidiol (CBD) and low in euphoria-inducing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).Meanwhile, voters will be asked to approve a proposed constitutional amendment in November that would lead to broader legalization of medical marijuana. Putnam, who is opposed to the amendment, expects the proposal will garner the needed 60 percent for approval.Five nurseries statewide would get grow dealsNews Service of FloridaMEDICAL MARIJUANAA Key West business notorious for overcharging customers through their credit or debit cards is apparently at it again.James Clark Jr., 35, of Stafford, Va., reported to police on Tuesday that staff at the Adult Entertainment Club (formerly the Scrub Club) at Duval and United streets took $645 from his bank account when he authorized a woman there to swipe his debit card for only $20.Clark told police he had gone to the club when a staff member invited him in for a sex show. Once inside, he was told it would cost $150, and he paid in cash, he told police. Then a woman about 23 or 24 years old wearing a bikini invited him into a private room [and] asked him to get naked. She told Clark that a tip was expected and not covered by the $150 in cash, so he gave her his card and told her to swipe it for $20. She came back and said the clubs credit-card machine wasnt working and shed need to run it as a debit card. He gave the woman his personal identification number.She came back and, after 10 minutes, said the show was over, so he got dressed and left. He discovered the overcharges the next day. In April, a Virginia man told police the Adult Entertainment Club swiped his card for $33,000. The Keynoter reported in February 2013 that between Jan. 1, 2001, and Feb. 4, 2013, police had been called to the club 301 times. Most of the reports were for overcharges on customers cards. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday, May 17, 2014 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW SAT.8573 SUN.8776 MON.8777 TUES.8777 Forecast: Expect windy conditions through the weekend.For the extended forecast visitKeysInfoNet.com/weatherThe Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria. The following beaches have health advisories against swimming:Loggerhead Beach, Bahia Honda State Park.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys. Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state. Please call for all other rates, including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon, Florida and additional mailing offices. 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Audlin resigned effective May 9 with four years left on his second six-year term. He cited privacy invasions into his personal life. The Judicial Nominating Commission for the 16th Circuit (Monroe), comprising 10 governor-appointed lawyers, meets at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the second-floor conference room of the Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St., Key West. Among agenda items is choosing a vice chairman (Monroe County Attorney Bob Shillinger is the chairman), establishing a process to accept applications and creating a schedule to vet applications, interview applicants and send recommendations to Scott.The panel has a deadline of July 14 to certify nominees.Numerous attorneys are believed to be interested in applying for the bench. ETERNITY IN PARADISEFOR YOUR FAMILYSouthern Keys CemeteryMM 10 On the GulfCall Today305-294-2528 There are 76,351 Residents in Monroe County and only 4,200 Burial Plots left. Why wait? abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJ K NICCUM Michael Galen Niccum "Coach Mike", passed away suddenly Sunday May 4, in Miami. Mike was born in Oahu, HI, on April 2, 1949, to Leonard and Barbara. He moved to Marathon in 1976, marrying Deborah Niccum (Hoffa) in 1977. An Army veteran who served his country in Vietnam, Mike later became a Master Marine & Diesel Mechanic, running his own company, Sure Power. He was the master mechanic for MGS in Marathon when he passed. Mike was very active in the community, running Marathon Youth Club for many years with his wife, Debbie. Mike loved sports, and both coached and refereed soccer, baseball, and T-ball. He also brought AYSO to Marathon, and was instrumental in beginning the girls teams at the Youth Club and girls soccer at MHS. Mike was an Eagle Scout and served as Cub Scout Troop 901 Leader for several years. "Coach Mike" is survived by his wife, Debbie, his daughter, Kimberly Causey, and son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Marissa; his grandchildren Dakota, Rachel, Colby, Kylee, Sierra and Camden; his sister, Karen Coward, and brother, Steve Niccum; his "Dear Dog" Montego; and his many friends and family who will miss his smile, hugs, and "infectious laugh". Memorial service arrangements have not yet been decided. Obituaries & Memorials Upper Keys: (305) 852-3216Marathon Key West: (305) 743-5551 has not yet been released. In 2013, the Coast Guard counted 4,062 accidents [nationally] that involved 560 deaths, 2,620 injuries and approximately $39 million dollars of damage to property as a result of recreational boating accidents, says the federal report.Compared to 2012, the number of accidents decreased 10 percent, the number of deaths decreased 14 percent and the number of injuries decreased 12.7 percent.Floridas 685 accidents accounted for 16.8 percent of the countrys 4,062 serious on-the-water incidents.California was second with 426 accidents, and New York was third with 180. Only 11 states reported more than 100 serious boat accidents. The Coast Guard concluded that operator inattention, improper lookout, operator inexperience, excessive speed and machinery failure rank as the top five primary contributing factors in accidents.Alcohol was cited as the leading known contributing factor in fatal boating accidents, linked to 16 percent of the crashes where the cause could be determined. More than three-fourths of deaths were determined to be by drowning. Only about 12 percent of those people were wearing a life jacket. Most of the serious accidents were collisions between two boats. Sinking and capsizing also were leading causes, along with a boat hitting a fixed object. The most common types of vessels involved in reported accidents were open motorboats (46 percent), personal watercraft (18 percent) and cabin motorboats (17 percent), says the report. The number of 2013 registered recreational boats in the United States was listed as 11,993,067, nearly a 1 percent drop from 2012.Florida leads in boat crashesFrom Boating, 1ACroc population has reboundedFrom Croc, 1APuto gets extended until mid-JanuaryMike Puto will remain Marathons city manager until at least the second week of January. The City Council voted, 3-2, on Tuesday to eliminate the interim tag on Putos month-to-month contract and appoint him manager through the Jan. 13, 2015, council meeting. Puto was appointed when then-City Manager Roger Hernstadt resigned this past January and makes $10,000 monthly. Mayor Dick Ramsay proposed Putos contract amendment, citing letters of commendation from the community and support from staff. He said doing so would allow a new council (three seats are up in November) to decide whether to retain Puto or find another manager. The public as an overall is pretty happy with Mike. Our staff, and Ive talked to most of our staff, is very comfortable and working together as best they ever have, Ramsay said. Numerous residents spoke in favor of Puto at Tuesdays meeting, including Florida Keys Contractors Association President Chris Gratton, who praised Putos improve ments to the citys Building Department. Things have moved and progressed tremendously in the past couple of months. The building community is very happy with whats going on. Its running at a much higher level of efficiency, he said. Realtor Karen FarleyWilkinson was the lone voice of opposition to Puto. She said she considers Puto a friend but said hes illsuited to be city manager.Youre trying to put a square peg in a round hole. Mike had this job before. You cant keep doing the same things over and over again and expect a different result, Farley-Wilkinson said.Puto was city manager from 2005 to 2008, when he stepped down. Vice Mayor Chris Bull and Councilman Rich Keating sided with FarleyWilkinson and voted against hiring Puto on through mid-January. Bull went so far as to call the move disingenuous. Theres no termination date on his [current] contract. As long as were moving forward with trying to find a manager, he can go on forever with his current contract, Bull said. I want Mike as part of the city team for a long time, but I dont think we need to change his contract. Its fine the way it sits, he added. Following the vote to hire Puto through at least Jan. 13, Councilman John Bartus moved for the city to continue to do a search for manager candidates. That raised questions about the citys contracted Finance Department, Bishop Rosasco & Co., performing the search as scheduled. On April 22, Rosasco stepped down as the citys finance director, though his firm remains in control of city finances, amid concerns with his involvement in a hotel development project at Florida Keys Country Club. The council voted unanimously at the same April 22 meeting to explore the option of bringing its finance department in-house.As for the city manager, Councilman Mark Senmartin suggested that the roughly estimated $10,000 cost to perform a search seems like a waste because the citys Human Resources Department could do the work.The council unanimously agreed to Bartus suggestion that the search for new manager candidates begin on Sept. 1, giving a newly seated council in November a head start in the hiring process.Hell remain city manager, vote is splitBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Zieg files for City CouncilA member of the Marathon Planning Commission has filed to run for City Council in November, becoming the third filed candidate running for what will be three open seats.Dan Zieg, 61, a retired orthopedic surgeon whos lived in the Middle Keys since 1994, coming from Indiana, said hes concerned about housing for workingclass residents. He cited two new hotels with a combined 220 rooms likely to open this year in the city and another one going through the application process that could have either 80 or 109 rooms. Theres also an apartment complex planned that would have 106 units. The solution of busing people down from Homestead is a short-term fix, Zieg said. We have to retain not only the teachers and deputies, but what about construction people, the retail people, and who is going to do it but us? He added, How are we going to solve this problem? We cant convert all of the trailer parks into condos. Zieg was initially appointed to the Planning Commission by thenCouncilwoman Ginger Snead. In 2012, Dick Ramsay, now the mayor, reappointed him. Zieg is a former Monroe County Sheriffs Office reserve deputy and former board member of the Domestic Abuse Shelter. Ramsay and Councilman Rich Keating are termed-out in November after serving three two-year terms, and Councilman Chris Bulls seat is up for election. Voting is at large, meaning the top votegetters fill the open seats. Electrician Bill Kelly and boat-engine mechanic Eric Myrmel also filed to run.Official qualifying for the Nov. 4 election is from noon Aug. 5 through noon Aug. 12.He is third candidate in MarathonELECTION 2014Keynoter StaffMan says adult club overchargedIt has history of doing so, records showKEY WESTKeynoter StaffGroup: Our area is too unsightlyKEY LARGOBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551
A new Monroe County government staff position could help Florida Keys property owners trim the $18 million in flood-insurance premiums they combined to pay in 2013. A recommendation to hire a floodplain administrator goes before the Monroe County Commission at its meeting May 21 at the Murray E. Nelson Govern ment and Cultural Center at mile marker 102.5. Monroe County is applying to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to join the agencys National Flood Insurance Programs community-rating system that could lower premiums if a locality acts to limit potential claims through mitigation and enforcement. That could reduce premiums significantly but the vulnerability of the Keys means a reduction of about 15 percent would be the highest likely in the near future, said county Growth Management Director Christine Hurley. But 15 percent of $18 million [about $3 million] would be a huge benefit to our citizens, Hurley said. Staff will ask commissioners to hire the floodplain administrator at an annual cost of $80,000 in salary and benefits to help prepare the rating application and conduct reviews needed to maintain or improve the rating. A consultant expected to cost $70,000 in a one-time expenditure would help prepare the program. Hurley said the position is not expected to act as a downstairs-enclosure inspector but will be required to assist and perform site visits to advise as to conditions of structure compliance. FEMA ended its spotcheck program for illegal enclosures last June, and the county has since done well on two subsequent audits, Hurley said. In other items at Wednesdays 9 a.m. meeting:Hear a 9:15 a.m. report from the state Rep. Holly Raschein (R-Key Largo) on the fate of county priorities during the recently completed session of the Florida Legislature. Discuss policies for handling complaints about overgrown vegetation that impedes boat navigation through residential canals.Consider Visitor Infor mation Service funding to local chambers of commerce to promote the Keys to potential visitors. The Greater Key West Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to receive $333,760 in Tourist Development Council funding annually under the twoyear contract. Annual funding for other chambers: Key Largo, $149,000; Islamor ada, $168,000; Lower Keys, $95,760; and Greater Marathon, $157,000.Hear suggestions from the countys Climate Change Committee on ways to handle yard waste (10 a.m.). ment clause. Im afraid if we get rid of it, now it is infringing on my freedom of religion because youve already given me that power, he said. But Ramsay made clear his concern was lack of response to widespread invitations to the clergy more than three dozen were asked.Our city clerk and all of us have tried very hard for us to make this process work. It was more than a challenge. To date, we have had a total of four people sign up, he said.Ramsay said fair representation of the religious community is important. Any time you have a scenario youre setting up invocations, its important you try to make sure everybody has an opportunity to give an invocation, he said.The policy adopted on Dec. 11 does not spell out what specifically can be said during invocations some have been more religious than others but it does prohibit any person from performing an invocation more than three times per year.We would need at least 12 to 15 people signed up to do this, Ramsay said. I feel very strongly that everyone should follow their conscience and live a good life. I dont think we need this kind of controversy in our city. Councilmen Mark Senmartin and John Bartus voted with Ramsay to rescind the prayer resolution. From the start, Senmartin has been outspoken against prayers at meetings, choosing to stay seated during each one, while Bartus said his decision was more difficult. We certainly do need a lot more of the higher power, however you define it, in our lives, he said. But Bartus called the resolution governing invocations six pages of putting God in a little box and suggested that residents are more than welcome to have private moments of prayer during any meeting. I just believe that maybe this isnt the right time or place, he said. Councilman Rich Keating and Vice Mayor Chris Bull spoke out in favor of the prayer policy. I dont think weve given it our best effort, Keating said. Im not an especially religious person. When we set a limit [of how may times each clergy member could give the prayer], we doom this thing to failure from the get-go. We dont have the size community to realistically think we can have a different person at every meeting. Rev. Dustin Sedlak, pastor at Kirk of the Keys Presbyterian Church, said the invocation prior to Tuesdays council meeting and offered to do so in the future. Im willing to reschedule my calendar. I have a weekly Tuesday teaching I do and also date night. Im willing to renegotiate both of those, he said.Bartus: Not the right placeFrom Prayer 1A Saturday, May 17, 2014 3A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com 4801 Overseas Highway Marathon, Florida 33050 305-289-2038LIMITED TIME May 22 to June 2, 201430%SAVE NOW Parents Who Host,Lose the Most:Dont be a party to teenage drinking is a registered trademark of Drug-Free Action Alliancewww.DrugFreeActionAlliance.orgDont be a party to teenage drinking. Its against the law.Report violations to the Sheriffs Office Plantation Key: (305) 853-3211Marathon: (305) 289-2430 Key West: (305) 296-2424 Aprogram of $750UP TOIN DEALER CREDITToward the purchase of additional goods or services from authorized, participating Yamaha outboard dealer. 2059 Overseas Hwy. Marathon, FL 33050305.743.6341www.MarathonBoatYard.comGet the season started with a reliable Yamaha four-stroke outboardFor a limited time, purchase a new Yamaha 2.5hp 115hp four-stroke outboard and receive: County: We pay too much in flood premiumsCOUNTY COMMISSIONBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comKeys jobless rate still lowWith Gov. Rick Scott banking much of his re-election campaign on jobs and the economy, Floridas unemployment rate ticked down slightly in April. The jobless rate was 6.2 percent last month, down from 6.3 percent in March. The rate has been relatively flat in recent months it also was 6.2 percent in February but it is significantly lower than the 7.6 percent rate in April 2013. Northwest Floridas Walton County had the lowest unemployment rate in April at 3.2 percent. It was followed by Monroe County (the Florida Keys, always among the lowest) at 3.3 percent, Okaloosa County at 4.1 percent, Alachua County at 4.3 percent and Sumter County at 4.4 percent.On the other end of the spectrum, Southwest Floridas Hendry County had the highest unemployment rate in April, at 8.4 percent. It was followed by Flagler County at 8.3 percent, Hamilton County at 8.2 percent.Scotts campaign focuses heavily on arguments that he has added jobs and improved the economy since taking office in January 2011. He also uses that message to attack Democratic front-runner Charlie Crist, a former governor who was in office as Florida struggled through the national economic recession.Scott issued a statement Friday touting the new numbers, which he said included creating more than 33,000 private-sector jobs. Aprils job creation number of more than 33,000 jobs is great news for Florida families, Scott said in the statement. With Floridas unemployment rate dropping to 6.2 percent, were succeeding in creating an opportunity economy. Despite Scotts focus on private-sector jobs, a detailed release from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity pointed to large concentrations of government workers as helping hold down jobless rates in some areas. With the military a large presence in the Keys, Monroe fits that mode. Many of the counties with the lowest unemployment rates were those with relatively high proportions of government employment, DEO said in the release.News Service of FloridaTHE WORKFORCE NURSES WEEK As part of the recent Nurses Week (May 6 to 12 as declared by the American Nurses Association), Mariners Hospital invited community members to shadow a nurse for a day. Here, state Rep. Holly Raschein aide Kate Deloach (right) uses a stethoscope to listen to the heart of a simulated patient with Patient Care Manager Rosie Sanchez.
Opinion & EditorialSaturday, May 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter 4A Letters of local interest are welcome, but subject to editing and condensing. There is a 400-word limit. Letters thanking an 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 2014 Keynoter Publishing Co. Photo courtesy MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARYThis is the Green Turtle Inn in Islamorada around 1940. The place is considered so iconic that a few years back, American Express used it in radio commercials. The restaurant at mile marker 81.2 oceanside is joined by the Red Bone Gallery.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALWith a windfall comes responsibilityLETTERS TO THE EDITORCrosswalk: Instant dangerOK, heres my personal report of several Barnum and Bailey-esque incidents I have had while trying to comply with the new pedestrian crossing on U.S. 1 in Key Largo: I witnessed a bicyclist nearly run down while walking her bike across; she had started across when traffic was stopped, but as soon as it started moving again she was nearly flattened by a truck whose driver obviously was watching the traffic signal, not the road in front of him. I had a narrow escape from being rear-ended by the tailgater behind me when I stopped for pedestrians (he had to slow over into the left-turn lane to avoid hitting me). Meanwhile, the right lane of cars continued merrily on and the two women trying to cross were now stuck between lanes, which caused a beauty of a traffic snarl when the traffic signal turned green. So Im curious: Id like to hear any stories from locals who live and work here who have actually witnessed this thing working out. Anyone? Anyone? Guess its only a matter of time until we start building that monorail. Dana Rohrbach Key LargoWage theft a real threatBusinesses and workers have an explicit agreement: If an employee works a certain amount of hours for the company, he or she is guaranteed a certain salary. While workers are seriously disciplined and even fired for not performing as expected on the job, businesses in Florida are let off the hook when they fail to compensate their employees for their work. When businesses renege on their obligations to workers by failing to pay workers for overtime or pay their workers below their contract rate, that is called wage theft. Businesses are using low-wage employees work to garner profits and then turning around and stealing money from those same workers by refusing to pay them what theyve earned. Latinos disproportionately share the burden of wage theft. Regardless of legal status, Latinos are often threatened by their employers with calls to Immigration and Customs Enforcement when they ask to be paid for the work theyve completed. Businesses and contractors feel they can take advantage of immigrant fearmongering to scare low-wage workers into keeping silent about the companys illegal withholding of payments to its workers. Florida can do more to protect all workers, no matter their race or legal status, by strengthening protections for whistle blowers who alert authorities to a business illegal wage practices. Common-sense steps like these are easily implemented and would have a profound impact on the ability of workers to seek compensation for businesses failures to pay appropriate wages. Wage theft is a problem that crosses race, politics and religion, but it is of particular concern to women. Women make up the majority of tipped workers, who are a large portion of wage-theft victims, and almost a third of those are the sole parent supporting a child. When businesses fail to meet their payment obligations to their staff, they not only hurt individual workers, they steal food from the family table and school supplies from students backpacks. As women increasingly take on the role of breadwinner, they need to have the confidence they can count on their employers to follow through on their commitment to compensate workers according to contractual obligations and state law. State legislatures can do more than ensure better enforcement of current laws; they can be the catalyst for a solution to the wage-theft epidemic. Protecting workers from this type of action not only allows them to hold businesses accountable when they are cheated out of their wages, but prevent possible violations from occurring in the first place. Dwight Bullard State senator District 39 Miami, Florida Keys My first sight of stone crabs could have been when my mother and father took us to Joes Stone Crab in Miami Beach when I was very young. Im not even sure we went to Joes. But its likely. My parents loved the lifestyle of the island back in the 1950s, while they were still young and still in love. I remember some of the restaurants, but I was merely a boy. Im sure I was not likely to be digging into the claws of crabs as much as I might have sought French toast with a river of maple syrup. When I first came to Florida to live, I went clear down to Key West. I was 21. It was much more of a working fishing town than it is today. In the 1970s, the shrimp, lobster and stone crab boats still worked the harbor at Lands End Village. The first place I cooked in was a barbecue place, the Midget. We lived at a former saloon named the Red Doors. I met a guy with long blonde hair and fair skin known by the name of Yellow Bird. Many folks had nicknames in Key West then Monkey Tom, Buckets, Sideways. I met Yellow Bird behind the Half Shell Raw Bar. He had just gotten out of jail and was eager to get back his job stone crabbing. I was curious to know about life at sea, and Yellow Bird was a great guide. We drank from cold aluminum cans and enjoyed a smoke, too. He got a kick out of the fact that I was cooking. I couldnt understand why I was just a low-paid grunt laborer.I came to a barter relationship with Yellow Bird. My boss let me take home the ribs at the end of the night that hadnt sold and had sat on the grill too long to be of use. Yellow Bird was allowed to take home a few pounds of crab after each trip out. He had his fill of crabs and Id burned out on ribs. So we swapped.I asked him if he could bring me some greenies (crabs not yet cooked) sometime. The crabs were always fully cooked and iced on board the boats. I was curious to see what could be done if I made a flavored broth and steamed them in that. Though he seemed intrigued at the notion, I never did get my greenies. But I did get a lesson. He told me how the crabs reproduced. He said the male crab has to wait for the woman crab to molt (another way of saying lose her hard shell) before the male can make it with her. Its amazing to see that the male will stick around for hours, or even days, to protect her. He added, Too bad we dont see more of that up in our world. He also told me of the creatures that eat stone crabs: Stone crabs get eaten by more than humans, bro. Grouper and cobia love em. Its a trip to see a turtle snappin one in his jaws. I confessed that I didnt think I could handle being out in the dark water with no land in sight for nights on end like he could. He finished a fragrant smoke and slowly replied, I thought you were smart, Norm. The ocean is our mother. One afternoon I went to visit him on the boat. I had not realized he played the drums. His drums were the plastic buckets that were used to deliver the stone crabs to the restaurants in Key West. He played them with a fervor. He was covered head to toe in sweat, sitting shirtless out on the deck in the open sunlight. I went down to Key West the other day, just before Thursdays end of stone crab season. I ran into my old friend. He had gotten skin cancer from the life he lived. He was still going out on the water, but he had to protect himself with a hat and goggles. In fact, every inch of skin was covered. He carried on with his work. When I looked at him scuttling back and forth across the deck, all I could see of Yellow Bird were his eyes like a crab wreathed in its protective shell, evading lifes predators. Chef Norman Van Aken began his cooking career in Key West in the 1970s and once oversaw the kitchen at Tavern N Town at the Marriott Beachside. In 2012, he co-wrote My Key West Kitchen with his son Justin. He is considered the creator of whats called new-world cuisine. This is reprinted from the Miami Herald.Marathons growth in hotel rooms means lots more workers are needed, and that means housings an issueYouve all heard the tales of lottery winners who squander those massive payouts shortly after hitting the jackpot.In the mid-1980s, New Jersey native Evelyn Adams won the lottery not once, but twice, before she gambled it all away in Atlantic City. While she won a cool $5.4 million, today she lives in a trailer park. There are hundreds of similar examples of instant millionaires crumbling under the weight of riches. How could that happen? Its because that newfound wealth went to the winners heads, they threw caution to the wind when it came to spending and believed their magical ride would last forever. Not a shred of fiscal responsibility or planning. The city of Marathon may find itself in a similar rags-to-riches scenario that we hope doesnt resemble so many lottery winners ill-fated fortunes.By early 2015, Marathon will add upward of 225 hotel rooms, Prime Hospitality Groups development of a 95room Courtyard by Marriott and a 125-room Hyatt developed by the Spottswood Co. Both these projects are in full swing and each hotel will provide Marathon with much-needed rooms, as well as restaurants and retail space. Where all the employees that will be needed to staff these projects will live remains to be seen. But the prospect of these new rooms is a boon to the community.Couple that with the redevelopment of the former Key Colony Bay Motel, once a Ramada Inn, at mile marker 54, with somewhere between 80 and 109 units, and more than 300 new hotel rooms becomes likely within the next 12 to 18 months. Marathon has been short of hotel rooms for years, lacking a strong resort lure to prevent vacationers from either pulling up short in Islamorada or blowing past Marathon on the way to Key West. These development plans change the landscape dramatically and make it far easier for vacationers to find Marathon and contribute to the local economy. They will open the community to more funding in property taxes, allow more events to be staged in the Middle Keys, attract more Tourist Development Council support and lure more businesses.But the real test will be how Marathon city leaders contend with this newfound wealth. The temptation might be to sit back, watch it all unfold and have a group atta-boy.Or there could be serious discussions in advance supporting issues like affordable housing, essential to keeping these new properties functional. Alternatively, if affordable housing is not addressed, then the transportation issue has to be tackled. Because if these hotel employees cant afford to live here, we need to find a way to get them here. And the buses already bringing workers to the Keys from the mainland are full. These next few months will be crucial to whether Marathon positions itself to reap the full reward of this building boom or if well be in a perpetual back-peddle mode for years to come. This likely determines in large part whether these new rooms, in themselves, are enough to draw vacationers here. With wealth and opportunity comes responsibility. Lets hope Marathon doesnt overlook the ingredients to maximize this newfound wealth and opportunity.Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWThe new crosswalk around mile marker 100 comes up on drivers pretty quickly. There is no overhead warning light for it; such lights are on the side of the highway. GUEST COLUMNWorld-class chef finds Key Wester his inspiration VAN AKENLETTERS TO THE EDITORNo cheap housing hereJust a little FYI to developers and Marathon city officials: Since when does $10 an hour equal $2,000 monthly rent on new projects? This is the reason the working folks leave. This is surely not affordable housing. Please rethink what you are doing or all of our workforce will bus down from Homestead. Dave Harlow MarathonPriorities are skewedIt seems to me Rich Keating is the Marathon City Council member with the most common-sense approach to many things but especially regarding a new city hall. Building the facility higher with parking underneath makes better use of the property than filling in thousands of tons of dirt to bring it up to grade. Also, the meeting room seats only 150 and seems very shortsighted to me. Marathon is desperate for a place to hold events for at least 200 or more. The only option right now is Hawks Cay Resort Duck Key and they charge an arm and a leg. I would also like to address the city manager situation. I realize that Mayor Dick Ramsay prefers a local who knows the city culture, etc. But to my mind, that just opens the way for cronyism and favoritism. An outside expert can be more equitable since he or she would have no special friends who might ask for favors. I am beginning to believe the previous City Council was more open and logical than the current one, especially when it comes to priorities. Jan Burch Marathon
Google will stop looking for advertising ideas in the emails of students using a suite of the Internet companys free products tailored for schools.The changes announced Wednesday affect Googles Apps for Education service that has been offered to schools for the past seven years.Among other things, Google Inc. says it will no longer pore through Gmails sent through Apps for Education for clues about students interests. The scanning helps the Mountain View, Calif., company figure out what types of ads might appeal to the students.Although Google didnt show ads in Apps for Education unless school administrators choose to allow the commercial pitches, the company could still use the personal data collected in Gmail scanning to peddle products when students might be using other online services.More than 30 million students, teachers and administrators use the Apps for Education suite. Earning and keeping their trust drives our business forward, Bram Bout, Googles director of education, wrote in a blog post. We know that trust is earned through protecting their privacy and providing the best security measures. Googles habitual scanning of Gmail had become the focal point of a federal lawsuit alleging the practice violated users privacy. The case included claims by students at the University of Hawaii and the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., that they were required to use Apps for Education as part of their enrollment in schools.U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh dealt the lawsuit a setback last month when she denied a request to certify it as a class action representing tens of millions of Gmail users.Googles scanning of Gmail in schools also had been facing questions about whether it violated the 40year-old Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, which is meant to protect student privacy.Bouts blog post didnt cite the legal issues facing Gmailscanning in his blog post outlining the revisions to Googles Apps for Education policies.Google executives are always pushing the limits and only back off when their hands are caught in the cookie jar, said John Simpson, privacy project director for Consumer Watchdog, a group that has railed against Googles datacollection practices for years.Google is also removing the option that allowed school administrators to show Gmail ads when students were using Apps for Education. Saturday, May 17, 2014 5A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com MARKETPLACE RecentRealEstateSalesSALESvs.LASTYEAR:104percent BasedoninformationfromtheFloridaKeysBoardofREALTORS,Inc.(alternatively,fromtheFloridaKeysMLS,Inc.) fortheperiod May4-May10,2014. 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83201OldHwy$522,500$480,00090MooringsRealty/ChristyHughes,R.BrewerMooringsRealty/ChristyHughesVacantLot* 9th ANNUAL KEY COLONY BEACH KIDS FISHING DERBY June 18, 2014REGISTRATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE CITY OFFICES, 600 WEST OCEAN DRIVE, KEY COLONY BEACH.AGES 6 to 14 ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE. ENTRY IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 40 CHILDREN WHO REGISTER. HOSTED BY THE CITIES OF KEY COLONY BEACH AND MARATHON, THE KEY COLONY BEACH POLICE DEPARTMENT AND SPONSORED BY THE KEY COLONY BEACH FISHING AND BOATING CLUB.WE WOULD PERSONALLY LIKE TO THANK ALL THE SPONSORS OF THE 8th ANNUAL FISHING DERBY INCLUDING:The City of Key Colony BeachThe City of Marathon The Marathon Lady Charter Fishing BoatThe Key Colony InnGonzalez LandscapingBay View Inn and Boang ClubKey Colony Beach RealtyVacaon Boat RentalsGails Island RealtyKiy and Ron SuonMarathon Bait and TackleCollectors CornerThe Key Colony Beach AssociaonThe Key Colony Beach Fishing and Boang ClubColdwell Banker Schmi RealtyCaptain Hooks MarinaMarathon Vacaon RentalsSuperior Electric3rd Generaon PlumbingEd McGraw Development CompanyTom Conley and Mary HenningerSpecial thanks to all the volunteers who made the event possible and a thanks to all the anglers who parcipated in the 2013 Derby. 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Its almost summer in the Keys, and for police that means time to be on the lookout for more thieves trying to steal boats and other marine equipment. There has been a string of boat thefts in the Upper Keys the past couple of weeks, and Monroe County Sheriffs Office deputies last Tuesday arrested one of two alleged crooks who were caught in the act trailing a stolen flats boat parked near Abels Marina at mile marker 84.3. Ricardo Jimenez, 48, of Cape Coral remains in the county jail on $70,000 bond and faces charges of grand theft, driving on a suspended license, fleeing police and obstruction of justice. His partner, whom police did not identify, got away. Sheriffs Office Maj. Lou Caputo credits catching Jimenez, as well as two other alleged boat thieves weeks earlier by Bud N Marys Marina, to an observant public. But he also said thefts would decrease significantly if more people locked away and secured their belongings.As you know, theres always someone out there looking for opportunities to steal boats, motors, rod and reels and anything not secured, Caputo said. First thing we need is for the public to do their part by locking up and securing property. The next thing we need is for the public to call whenever they see or hear something that is suspicious or out of place.Caputo said the Sheriffs Office was able to clear a number of other marine equipment theft cases as a result of the Bud N Marys arrest.Crime fighting is a partnership between the community and the police, and we need each other in order to make our community safe, Caputo said. The Sheriffs Office also scored a big bust in late April after arresting three MiamiDade County men Hector Torres, Alfredo Melian Casanova and Kristofer Lluis, all 18 who admitted to stealing fishing equipment up and down the Keys during over three months. Torres, from Kendall, has since been released from jail. But Lluis and Melian Casanova together face more than 60 felony theft counts and, as of Thursday, were still in county jail on $121,000 and $261,000 bond respectively. Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Deputy Becky Herrin said the men told detectives they sold the stolen fishing gear at the Homestead Flea Market.Uptick bodes badlyDespite these thefts and arrests, Detective Sgt. Mark Coleman said the county isnt necessarily experiencing a rise in these types of crimes. But in other parts of South Florida, there is an increase, he said. Other counties are seeing an uptick in these crimes, which means it is only a matter of time before thieves try to strike here in Monroe County, Coleman said.Coleman said thieves targeting businesses often come in during the day posing as customers to get a good look at the type of security the store has, and to case the place for merchandise. They come back later to steal, often cutting a hole in a chain link fence.Coleman recommends businesses install good perimeter lighting, cut back brush and trees surrounding their property and post operational security cameras around the lot. Dogs on the property also act as a deterrent to would-be thieves, Coleman said. Sheriff Rick Ramsay said deputies will inspect home and business security measures upon request. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6A Saturday, May 17, 2014 To call yourself a newspaper, NEWS should be the priority. 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Freeman, C.P.C.U.294-2542In Florida Call Toll-free 1 (800) 292-2542513 Southard Street, Key West FWS: Cats have no place in refugeThe superintendent of the Crocodile Lake National Wildlife refuge stressed to Upper Keys business leaders Wednesday the importance of controlling the areas feralcat population. Superintendent Jeremy Dixon told members of the Upper Keys Rotary Club at their meeting at the Key Largo Hilton that the increasing cat population spreads diseases such as rabies, hookworm and toxoplasmosis. The latter is of particular concern in the Keys because cat feces runs off into the water and marine mammals are susceptible to the toxoplasmosis parasite. But more importantly, the stray cats are wiping out native Keys species like the Key Largo woodrat, Dixon said, a species found only in the Crocodile Lake refuge. Responding to complaints from outdoor cat owners upset about a cat trapping program implanted last year, Dixon said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reached out to them and offered to help build outdoor enclosures, known as catios. Cat owner and dive-shop owner Spencer Slate, who lives across State Road 905 from the refuge, said his cats have been trapped in a wooded lot adjacent to his house, which is not in the refuge.Dixon maintains that the cats wandered across 905 and onto the refuge. He said the 6,700-acre protected area is the only place traps are placed. Slate and other outdoor cat owners and advocates also say they have never seen woodrats or feral cats on refuge land. Dixon said that is because both animals are nocturnalThats why people dont see either in the refuge during the day, he said. Dixon said the rats are being killed while they are building their intricate nests.Woodrats dwindlingFlorida International Uni versity researchers recently found seven woodrat starter nests in the 6,700-acre (650 in open water) refuge. In 1980, there were about six nests per acre. There is some question of where did they all go, Dixon said. Slate and others say the woodrats natural predators other than cats have more to do with the decreased populations. They point to a 2010 experiment in which 15 woodrats were released on Palo Alto Key, where no feral cats live. The radio-tagged rats were quickly killed by snakes, owls and other creatures that live on the island north of Key Largo. But Dixon said the results of the cat-trapping program are hard to argue with. Since last year, he said 36 cats were nabbed in the refuge. Thats pretty significant, he said.KEY LARGOCops: Expect a spike in crimeBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comCRIME FRONTGOTTA DANCE Marathon High School students, in a program called Health Opportunities through Physical Education (H.O.P.E.), gather following their May 8 performance in a Dancing Classrooms show. Dancing Classrooms is a performing-arts project of the Educational Coalition for Monroe County. For information about Dancing Classrooms, call 743-6215.
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038LIMITED TIME May22-June2, 2014Palliser Furniture(Some exclusions may apply)S A V E 3 0 % Conch StyleEven in the Keys, theres a seasonal change for the summer. Weve got some tips on what will make most comfortable in seasonal clothes. Column, 2BBSports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Brossard named all-conferenceFormer Marathon High School tennis standout Marisa Brossard dominated the competition during her time in a Dolphins uniform. Now a junior at Division I St. Bonaventure University in upstate New York, the Keys native has continued to perform well against Atlantic 10 Conference foes. Brossard, who turns 21 on May 26, finished the 2014 season with a 15-5 singles record and was named last Monday to the womens tennis all-conference second team. The vote is done by the leagues head coaches. Brossard played in the No. 1 and No. 2 singles slot for the Bonnies this season, with their top win coming in Annapolis, Md., against a Naval Academy team that finished 21-8 this season. Brossard won (6-4, 6-1) in her No. 1 singles match against the Midshipmen. Brossard also notched the Bonnies lone singles win over a Duquesne University opponent in the first round of the A-10 championships. The team finished with a 613 record. According to the St. Bonaventure womens tennis website, Brossard at one point during the season won eight straight times in matches against Siena, Army, Slippery Rock, IUP, NJIT, Saint Josephs, Navy and Loyola.But the senior-to-be Brossard is performing well in the classroom as well on the tennis court at St. Bonaventure. Shes been named to the colleges Deans list in five of her six terms. She is majoring in journalism and mass communications and recently scored a prime internship in New York City at ABCs The View television talk show.Brossard is home in the Keys on break for now, but takes off for New York on May 28. The internship begins on May 29 and Brossard said shes subletting a room in an apartment on the Upper West side of Manhattan. I am going to be shadowing producers and helping editors put the show together, she said. Brossard noted that her experience on the tennis court helped her beat out more than 1,500 applicants for one of six internships with the show. During my interview they asked me [what set me apart] and I talked about how much I learned from tennis, she said. I can manage a lot of tasks and be an athlete and still get good grades. Its tough at times. Brossard said shes focusing on video production in her studies and hopes the internship leads to a fulltime job with ABC after graduation in 2015.Former Fin playing net for the BonniesBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comTENNISPhoto courtesy ST. BONAVENTUREMarisa Brossard is doing an internship with The View television show. But before that, she had a good year on the tennis court, going 15-5.Swim around the islandLong-distance swimming enthusiasts are to compete in a 12.5-mile open-water swim June 14 on a route that circumnavigates the island of Key West. Solo swimmers and relay teams of two to six people, with or without fins, are to compete in the annual Florida Keys Community College Swim Around Key West. Swimmers can check in at 7:30 a.m. and the race is set to begin at 8:30 at the boat ramp at Smathers Beach, on the Atlantic Ocean where South Roosevelt Boulevard meets Bertha Street.The clockwise route around the island takes swimmers through the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, ending where they began at Smathers Beach.The challenge typically attracts athletes from the U.S., Canada and abroad to compete for awards in multiple age categories ranging from 12 and under to 65 and older.Swimmers must provide their own support crews and escort boats, but cant touch the boats except for teams making relay changes. Lifeguards and kayaks will be positioned throughout the course for safety. Swimmers must be registered by June 13 and must check in that day between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the Florida Keys Community College pool.The entry fee is $100 per solo swimmer, $160 per twoperson relay team, $240 per three-person team, $320 per four-person team, $400 per five-person team and $480 per six-person team. Discounts are available for United States Masters Swimming and USA Swimming members.The Swim Around Key West benefits the Florida Keys Community College swim program, Key West High School swim team and the Keys Bone Island Swim Club.To find out more, go to www.fkccswimaroundkey west.com.Event around Key West is planned June 14SWIMMING Dolphin tourneys setAnglers can earn more than $13,000 in cash prizes by pursuing the acrobatic dolphin fish during the annual Yamaha Dolphin Masters Invitational, scheduled for May 24 in waters around Key West.Now in its 13th year, the popular tournament is open to all male, female and junior anglers. First-place honors and a cash purse exceeding $13,000 await the boat team scoring the highest total combined weight of three dolphin catches. The prize amount is based on participation by a field of 25 boats. The secondand third-place finishers are to receive prizes recognizing their catches.The tournament is headquartered at the Conch Republic Seafood Co., 631 Greene St. Final registration is scheduled there at 6 p.m. May 23 followed by a captains meeting and kick-off party. May 24 fishing is to begin at 7 a.m. A weigh-in is set for 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Conch Republic Seafood docks, and events are to conclude with a 5 p.m. awards party. The Dolphin Masters entry fee is $750 per boat and there is no limit on the number of boats that can participate.Gator ClubAnglers targeting dolphin fish can compete for more than $15,000 in guaranteed cash prizes during the annual Key West Gator Club Dolphin Derby. The tournament is scheduled for June 20 to 22 to coincide with the height of the Florida Keys dolphin fishing season. Events are headquartered at Stock Island Marina Village, 7009 Shrimp Road on Stock Island.The boat team with the largest aggregate weight in dolphin during the derbys two fishing days will take home a grand prize of $5,000 cash. The second-place team will earn $2,500, while $1,000 awaits the third-place finishers.The individual angler who catches the tournaments single largest dolphin is to receive a cash prize of $3,000. Secondand third-place individual anglers are to take home $1,500 and $1,000, respectively. Trophies are slated for the top female and junior anglers, and the heaviest catches of wahoo and tuna are to earn awards as well.The tournament kicks off with a final registration, reception and captains meeting beginning at 5 p.m. June 20 at Stock Island Marina Village. Fishing is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 24 and 25, with weigh-ins until 5:30 p.m. both days. Entry fees are $600 per team, which allows two anglers to fish. There is no maximum number of anglers per boat, but each additional angler over two must pay $150 to enter. Proceeds benefit Gator Club scholarship funds for local students attending the University of Florida.To find out more, call 304-0317.Big cash prizes await in 2 contestsKEY WEST FISHINGThis contest is for women onlyFemale anglers are to target dolphin in the Mercury Marine Ladies Dolphin Championship set for May 31. Cash and prizes totaling $10,000 are to be shared by the leading boat team and top five individual anglers.The angler who catches the heaviest dolphin during the daylong tournament earns a $3,000 prize. The secondplace angler is to receive $1,500 while $500 awaits the third-place finisher.A boat prize of $2,500 is slated for the team weighing in the heaviest aggregate weight of two dolphin. In addition, a $1,000 prize is to be presented for the largest wahoo.Hosted by Murray Marine and the Stock Island Marina Village, events kick off with a final registration for captains, mates and anglers at 6:30 p.m. May 30 at the Saltwater Angler, 243 Front St. at the Westin Key West Resort & Marina. The May 31 angling action is to begin at 7:30 a.m. and end with a weigh-in set for 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Stock Island Marina Village, 7009 Shrimp Road on Stock Island. In the event of a tie, the first fish weighed in will be declared the winner. All weighed fish must exceed 5 pounds and anglers are encouraged to release all fish except their heaviest. An awards presentation and dinner are to begin after the weigh-in at the Stock Island Marina Village. The tournament entry fee is $400 per boat. Proceeds benefit the Jose Wejebe Spanish Fly Memorial Foundation, which aims to aid the marine environment. To find out more, call 296-0364 Biggest dolphin is worth $3,000KEY WEST FISHING
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Times crossword puzzle ADDRESSING THE CROWD Solution in the May 21 Keynoter ACROSS 1Braying beast 4PC display 7Places for prayer leaders 12Bourbon barrel wood 15Silly me! 18Silly talk 20Collar attachment 21Certify 23Apt address for hit men? 25Get busy! 26Helmet attachments 27Porcine cry 28Apt address for prizefighters? 29Overjoys 31Cest magnifique! 34Besides that ... 35i follower 37Capable, kiddingly 38Chiapas chaperon 39Mollycoddle 41Apt address for petrologists? 45Basic dance 47Its a gas 48Native Canadian 50Apt address for surgeons? 55Put under a spell 57Liberal group? 59Scientific map subjects 60Three Days of the Condor org. 61Scena segment 62Miler Sebastian 64Bug user 65Jerk 68Apt address for an Orlando team? 72Football Hall of Famer Marchetti 73Projecting window 75Finders reward 76It may be artificial 77Grate stuff 79Pull back, as talons 81Two in seventy-five? 82Aaron Burr was once tried for it 86Apt address for photographers? 89Africas Mobutu __ Seko 91Kiddie lit. redhead 92Car deal component 94Apt address for gossip columnists? 96Synagogue leaders 100Two-time U.S. Open winner 102Burn at the beach 103Bee follower 104Jai __ 105Ankle-related 106What burglars may walk on 109Apt address for dairymen? 112Hummable bit 114Fairy tale brother 117Searches for anew 118Apt address for Australian zookeepers? 121For kicks 122Jalisco gal pal 123Missing more marbles 124Mil. award 125Turning meas. 126River to the Bering Sea 127USCG officer 128Carol contraction DOWN 1Some three-wheelers, briefly 2M*A*S*H actress 3Untouchable 4Parkinsons treatment 5Tight gathering 6__ Plaines, Illinois 7Et __ 8Anise-flavored liqueur 9Grab some zs 10Subj. for aliens 11Boaters pronoun 12Irish actor Milo 13Like a GI who missed the boat? 14Didnt trash 15Responds to kitchen aromas 16Futile 17British stew 19Where to see hands on a wrist 22Travelers aid 24Credit sharer 28Coty Award winner Bill 30Big period 322013 Womens British Open winner Stacy 33Auth. unknown 35SAT item 36Exude 39Hand over 40Pops the top off 42Old-style golf wear 43Sasquatch kin 44Honey substitute? 46Member of the Panthera genus 49Spy novelist Ambler 51Classical music lover, facetiously 52Mine, in Monaco 53Vegas light 54Beantown hockey hero 56Nanny follower 58Aesthetic attitude 61Negotiate a figurative hill? 62Put under a spell 63Klutz 65German village 66Sportscaster Hershiser 67Poet Dove 69Performers union acronym 70SAT item 71Wing for Dumbo 74Chicago Hope Emmy winner 78Equinox mo. 80Burned media, for short 81Salome septet 82Country singer Clark 83Apollo protection 84Mayberry moppet 85River to the Mediterranean 87In my opinion ... 88Deviate 90Bakery tool 93One whos bound to order? 95Tropical blow 96Muzzleloading aid 97Far-out bunch? 98Holiday tree 99Theodore of The Defiant Ones 101Nancys buddy 105Things to do 107Mexican restaurant staples 108__, you noblest English: Henry V 110Coin datum 111Sitcom radio station 113Tandoori bread 115... __ saw Elba 116P.O. deliveries 118Kick starter? 119__ Darya River 120Corrida kudos Crossword solutionSolution to the May 14 puzzle. Public Meetings Scheduled by and with the City of Marathon for May 2014Please note that more than one Marathon City Council/Board/Committee member may participate in the meetings listed.City Council Acting City Manager Dick Ramsay, Mayor Mike Puto Chris Bull, Vice Mayor City Attorneys John Bartus, Councilmember Gray-Robinson Richard Keating, Councilmember Mark Senmartin, Councilmember CITY OF MARATHONSUBJECT: DATE: TIME: LOCATION: Planning Commission Meeting05/19/145:30pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. City Hall Closed*Memorial Day*05/26/14 City Council Meeting 05/27/145:30pmMarathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Hwy.To view the full City of Marathon calendar please visit our website: www.ci.marathon.fl.usPursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at any meeting or workshop noted herein, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and for such purposes he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made; which record includes the testimony an d evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City of Marathon complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabili ties Act. If you are a disabled person requiring special accommodations or assistance, please notify the City Clerk at (305) 289-5020 of such need at least 72 hours (3 days) in advance 05/14/14/hpPublished Keynoter 5-17-14 M E M O R I A L D A Y M E M O R I A L D A Y May 26 May 26th thADVERTISING DEADLINES: For Wednesday KeynoterMay 28PublicationRetail/Classified Display Deadline: Thursday, May 22 by 5 p.m.Classified Line Ads Deadline: Friday, May 23 by 10 a.m.Have a Happy and Safe Holiday! For ReporterMay 30 PublicationRetail Deadline: Thursday, May 22 by 5 p.m. For LAttitudesMay 31Publication Deadline: Friday, May 23 by 5 p.m.The Offices of the Keynoter and Reporter will be closed Memorial Day May 26, 2014 LivingTime to dress for summerThe forever summer weather in the Florida Keys likely has most tourists wondering what could possibly be different about our summer wardrobe. However, we locals understand that summer means even lighter-weight materials in sweat-proof fabrics that will keep us cool for the hot months ahead. Here are several wardrobe essentials for the sweltering season ahead.Bright clutchLet your accessories speak this summer with a brightly hued or patterned clutch. Add a clutch to a basic ensemble such as a black dress or shorts and T-shirt for a pop of color. Try switching up your normal go-to handbag by swapping it for a clutch. Its amazing what a cute clutch will do to make you feel more confident about what youre wearing.The Waters Edge Gift Cottage at 95175 Overseas Highway in Key Largo has a great assortment of summer clutches priced around $30.SunglassesIn the Florida Keys, sunglasses are a fashion accessory that gets worn daily. Its also an accessory that you can never have enough of. All that wear makes them easy to lose, scratch and break. So if you find a pair of sunglasses you love, buy more than one pair. I love buying sunglasses in multiple styles and colors to match to my outfit of the day. The Miss Monroe Boutique at 81868 Overseas Highway in Islamorada at the Village Square at the Trading Post shopping area has a great selection of sunglasses in a variety of shapes and colors and range from $18 to $24. At that price, you can afford to buy one of each.SandalsNew sandals are a summer must-have. I love updating my wardrobe with a fun new print, style or color. The D-Luxe Boutique carries a variety of styles in neon pink, white and black with gold accents and wedge sandals for dressier occasions. Summer is also a good time to review the sandals already in your closet. If theyre falling apart, it may be time to replace them. Try the D-Luxe Boutique at 80925 Overseas Highway in Islamorada. Sandals start at $18 and everything in the store is under $50.JewelryMost summer fashions tend to have simpler designs for easy wear in warmer weather. Shorts worn with tank tops and long solid-colored maxi dresses need a bold necklace to create interest your ensemble. If you dont already own a few, consider investing in one. If you wear a lot of blue, then try finding one in yellow or turquoise to add another color to your outfit. Terra Nova at 712 Duval St. in Key West carries of line of jewelry called Nature Bijoux made out of natural components such as coral, leather and zebu horn. This jewelry line is meant to start a conversation; when worn, everyone will be asking about your beautiful jewelry.Maxi dressMaxi dresses are the most comfortable summer staple. They arent too fitted so they will keep you cool and breezy light-weight fabrics are comfortable year round. Maxi dresses have the added benefit of looking effortless. Pair one with wedges and a clutch for a night out or wear it with sandals and a necklace for day. The Wild Lily Boutique located at 81933 Overseas Highway in Islamorada has an abundance of maxi dresses available in a variety of colors, prints and textures.Fashion showOn May 22, the Village Square at the Trading Post will host whats called the Sizzling Summer Fashion Show featuring summer fashions from Miss Monroe, Wild Lily and D-Luxe Boutique. The event will start at 6 p.m. with the actual fashion show starting at 8 and will include a complimentary champagne bar, mojito bar, cigar lounge and cigar roller, light hors dhoeuvres by Bad Boy Burrito and lots of giveaways. Tickets are $30. This is a great opportunity to see some beautiful summer fashions for the Florida Keys from some of your favorite local boutiques. You can buy tickets at any of the participating boutiques. Leah Maki is a fashionobsessed style blogger. More of her fashion advice can be found on her blog, LeahsFabulousFinds.com.Yes, the Keys do have change in the seasonCONCH STYLELeah Maki ConchStyle Bright clutches are the best summer accessory.
Coming soon to a freezer aisle near you: Balsamic vinegar ice cream. Plus, hot sauce ice cream. And maybe even tomato. Youre seeing the same kinds of trends in ice cream that youre seeing in otherfoods, says Peggy Armstrong, spokeswoman for the International Dairy Foods Association. People are willing to experiment. Just a generation ago, Americans mostly bought their ice cream at the supermarket in recognizable flavors that occasionally sported chocolate chips or a swirl of some kind. Today, regular old ice cream has been joined by boutique items such as gelato, sorbet and water ice, as well as an army of flavors that seem more at home in an Italian restaurant opal basil lemon sorbet, anyone? than in your local freezer aisle. Americans ate nearly 1.6 billion gallons of ice cream and other frozen dairy desserts in 2012. But traditional ice creams share of that market has been shrinking, edged out by specialty items such as frozen yogurt and gelato. In 2012, production of regular ice cream hit its lowest point since 1996, the Dairy Foods Association says, hitting fewer than 900 million gallons. Boutique scoop shops and artisanal producers have flooded the landscape during the past five to 10 years, introducing audiences to a wider range of flavors and textures. Cumin and honey butterscotch, salty vanilla, and pumpernickel are typical of Jenis Splendid Ice Creams, an Ohio-based producer that has gone national. Uber-hip Coolhaus, which has parlayed ice cream trucks and storefronts into distribution in 2,000 supermarkets, offers Cuban cigar, spicy pineapple-cilantro and even fried chicken and waffle ice cream. The flavor we thought nobody would buy was balsamic fig mascarpone, and thats the one were out of, Coolhaus co-founder Natasha Case says about the companys recent experience at a trade show. All the buyers want that one. Two years ago, we were out of vanilla. That buyer at that show who does five to 300 grocery chains wants to know whats cool, whereas before they just wanted to know that you could do vanilla well. Vanilla remains supreme, Armstrong says, but the mass-market producers represented by her organization are branching out. At the associations annual ice cream technology conference in April, producers showcased flavors such as Mexican-spiced chocolate and hot sauce ice cream. Ice cream flavors such as caramel popcorn, coffeeand-doughnuts, cotton candy and peanut butter smores also are destined for supermarket shelves. Though we are in an intense period of flavor experimentation, the desire to go beyond chocolate, vanilla and strawberry dates to the post-World War II era, says Laura B. Weiss, author of Ice Cream: A Global History. Thats when Howard Johnson, known for his roadside restaurants, tried to convince Americans to indulge in his famous 28 flavors. Among them: Maple walnut, burgundy cherry and fruit salad. This was really pretty revolutionary, Weiss says. Going beyond chocolate, vanilla and strawberry really began with Howard Johnson. Even todays most exotic-sounding new flavors make sense on some level. Candied sweet potato, a flavor being explored by Parker Products in Fort Worth, Texas, has its roots in Southern sweet potato pie. Ice cream behemoth Haagen-Dazs recently launched tomato ice cream in Japan, as well as a carrotorange flavor. And why not, says Jeni Britton Bauer of Jenis Splendid Ice Creams. Saturday, May 17, 2014 3B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com And online at www.KeysInfoNet.com/UnwindFlorida Keys Lifestyle Magazine From the sand to the starsLook for the new issue ofThe Next Issue:May 23 May 24 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FLORIDA KEYS AQUEDUCT AUTHORITY FLORIDA KEYS MOSQUITO CONTROL DISTRICT 503 107th Street Marathon, Florida 33050 WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.The purpose of the Regular Meeting is for the Board to take action on routine business matters for the FKAA (potable water and wastewater issues) and to receive reports on operational aspects of the organization. All agendas and backup can be viewed on our web site @ www.fkaa.com., or a copy of the Agenda, or any backup, is available upon request from FKAA, Elvira Sawyer, Executive Office Coordinator, 1100 Kennedy Drive, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 295-2203, firstname.lastname@example.org.Published Keynoter 5-17-14 527 Avenue Primiceria Marathon 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Proud supporter of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation Bob & Wanda Brock Broker Associate/REALTORThe Brock TeamBob Direct (305) 731-9521 Wanda Direct (305) 304-8862www.midkeysproperties.comTHE BROCK TEAM JUST SOLD THIS LOT IN MARATHON!If you have a home to sell, call the Brock Team for a confidential analysis of your propertys value! Patti JUST SOLD another Listing on Big Pine Key! Ready to Buy or Sell in the Lower Keys? Call Patti Nickless & Associates to make it happen! 1721 Sunrise Dr. Big Pine Key29967 Overseas Hwy. Big Pine Key, FL 33043 Patti Nickless CRS, SFRBroker Associate(305) 304-6949 Wendy Marks 305-394-7722 REALTORBig Pine is open 7 days a weekwww.BestKeysAgent.com Plenty of chances for kids funWith the school year nearly done, Keys kids have plenty of opportunity to have fun at summer camp. Among them:The Keys Community School of the Arts in Key West has its seventh annual Young and Emerging Stars Musical Theatre Camp set for June 9 through 27 at the Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall St. (Mallory Square).Its for kids ages 6 to 14 and runs weekdays from noon to 5 p.m. Instructors Robin Kaplan, Penny Leto, Lauren Thompson and Michael Boyer will teach acting, and costume and set design.Cost is $225 for one week or $595 for three weeks (students must attend all three weeks to appear in the final production). To find out more, go to www.KeysCommunity SchooloftheArts.org.The Key West Art Center is offering free art classes for children the first Sunday of each month running through Aug. 3. They run from 10 a.m. to noon will be taught by Key West Art Center members. The first class will feature artist Maggie Ruley, who will help the children paint roosters and cats. The Art Center is at 301 Front St. Although the classes are free, preregistration is requested. Call 294-1241.The Marathon Parks and Recreation Department is signing up kids for its annual summer camp. It runs for 10 weeks and campers can attend all summer or in any combination of weeks. Its for kids ages 5 to 13 and begins June 9 and runs through Aug. 15. Cost is $80 per week. Family discounts apply for campers with brothers and sisters who attend at the same time. A variety of activities are planned, including two outof-town trips weekly. For more information, call 743-6598.Reef Relief in Key West has begun registration for its annual summer Coral Camp.Its for kids ages 6 to 12 and runs from June 9 through Aug. 15. Campers experience hands-on-learning, interactive games and outdoor activities including field trips around Key West. Campers also experience three days of snorkeling (one day practicing their snorkeling skills and two days snorkeling at the reef).Cost is $215 for one week or $185 per week for multiple-week sign-ups. Some scholarships are available. To find out more, call 294-3100 or send an e-mail to reef email@example.com.The Pigeon Key Founda tion in Marathon has its annual camp July 7 to 11, July 28 to Aug. 1 and Aug. 1 to 8.It runs weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $350 per week for day camp for kids ages 8 to 18, or $950 for kids ages 10 to 18 for overnight camp. Activities focus on marine habitats of the Keys, invertebrate biodiversity, reef fish identification, shark biology and more. Games include scavenger hunts and an underwater obstacle course.To find out more, call 743-5999.Activities run the gamut in the summerSUMMER CAMPSKeynoter StaffLIVING BRIEFSSchool musicians performing TuesdayThe Marathon High School Beginning Band, Advanced Band, Jazz Band and Choir will perform music from popular movies, including Star Wars, Jurassic Park, E.T. and Frozen, in a free concert set for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the school auditorium, 350 Sombrero Beach Road.Memorial Day service plannedThe Matecumbe Historical Trust holds its annual Memorial Day service on May 26 at 9 a.m. at the Islamorada Hurricane Mon ument, mile marker 81.8.The monument officially named the Florida Keys Memorial was dedicated in 1937 to honor the people killed in the Labor Day hurricane of 1935. The ceremony will an include invocation by Pastor Tony Hammon of Island Community Church, speakers, a presentation of colors and the laying of a wreath. For additional information, call Barbara Edgar at 393-0940.Pride Parade floats wantedThe Key West Business Guild is taking applications to be in this years Pride Parade. The parade is June 15 on Duval Street. The day of the parade, participants must check in their floats or vehicles by 3:30 p.m. in the parking lot beyond Truman Annex, across from the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center on Southard Street. Two walking monitors are required per 15 feet of a floats length. All floats must have fire extinguishers. There is no cost to enter. To find out more, go to www.keywestpride.org or call 294-4603. Entry forms must be received by June 6.Group helps with eating disordersA 12-step eating disorders group now meets Mondays from 5:30 to 6:40 p.m. at Unity of the Keys, 1011 Virginia St., Key West. Its a fellowship of people whose primary purpose is to help people recover from eating disorders and carry the message of recovery to others with eating disorders. Here are some questions that could help you determine if the meetings could help you: Are you at times unable to stop (or start) eating even when you really want to? Do you feel guilty about eating? Do you feel like people watch you when you eat? Do you sneak food or hoard food so people wont know how much or how little you are eating? For more information, call (757) 575-7002.Tomato ice cream? Yes! Yes, indeedProducers are getting much more bolderBy MICHELE KAYALAssociated PressTHE DESSERT TRAY Keys InfoNet.com
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday, May 17, 2014 REDLAND FRUIT & SPICE PARK24801 S.W. 187th Avenue, Homestead, Floridawww.redlandorchidfestival.orgPresented byREDLAND ORCHID FESTIVALS, INC. May 17th-19th 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Growing up: Is it growing old?Neighbors, rated R, 96 minutes, playing in Tavernier and Key West. Neighbors, directed by Nick Stoller Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek) and starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne and Dave Franco, at first glance is a typical frat-house comedy. Its filled with the staples of this genre: Sex, drugs, nudity, alcohol, sex toys and enough foul language to make a sailor blush. But this campus comedy has a twist that makes it just a little more mature than most of its predecessors. The film explores the age-old dilemma of trying to stay young while growing out of the wild and crazy antics of youth. Rogen (This Is The End, Guilt Trip) and Byrne (The Place Beyond the Pines, Bridesmaids) play new parents Mac and Kelly, who try to befriend the Delta Psi fraternity that has just moved in next door. Efron ( Again, High School Musical) and Franco (Warm Bodies, Jump Street) are the frat leaders, Teddy and Pete, best buddies who are heading down vastly different paths to the future. At first, the neighbors seem to get along as Mac and Kelly join the party and briefly relive their own college days. The neighboring households bond and make a pact to never involve the police. But a few days later, things turn sour when the noise next door keeps the baby awake and Mac and Kelly break their promise about calling the police. All-out war breaks out between them and the silly pranks played on each other get more outrageous and more dangerous. Something has to give will it be the fraternity or the new parents next door? Neighbors may give college-age viewers something to think about as it looks at how students must balance the party life and academics and how that balance may affect their future. Pete seems to be outgrowing the frat life and has a bright future as an architect. But Teddy slowly realizes that his own prospects are not quite so promising and maybe he should have hit the books a little more. Meanwhile, Mac and Kelly dont want to feel old but have outgrown the college scene and are determined to be responsible parents. And they cant help wondering if just the fact that they are parents automatically makes them old. This view of the challenges of responsibility and adulthood is what sets Neighbors apart from previous raunch-filled college movies. Unfortunately, its not enough. Viewers expecting a laugh-fest may be disappointed. There are laughs sprinkled throughout the film but much of the humor is based on shock value, is simply not funny or is downright uncomfortable. The sight gags have been done before and the Judd Apatow influence is apparent, with plenty of penis jokes, sex toys, condoms and naked bodies. The low point has to be the breastmilking scene between Mac and Kelly, which will have proponents of breastfeeding cringing in their seats. Neighbors is appropriately R-rated but thankfully the movie isnt as gross and obscene as others in this category. The much soughtafter demographic of 18to 34-year-olds will enjoy the film because theyve grown up with this type of pushthe-boundary film and are accustomed to the gross-out humor. But if you are uncomfortable with vulgar and explicit films like This Is The End and Knocked Up, then this might not be the movie for you. Its up to each viewer to decide if that makes them old or not.Neighbors hits, misses on the questionMOVIE REVIEW Zac Efron barbecues in Neighbors. Perhaps his character should have hit the books a little more.Craig Wanous KeysFilmENTERTAINMENT BRIEFSMystery novel set in Key WestRandymary de Rosier of St. Paul, Minn., has made Key West the focus of her new novel. The Dark Side of Key West is a mystery set in a hotel with a group of six people who love solving crimes. Its set in the 1950s, and Jac and his fellow wannabe detectives unravel the mysteries created by the villainous Dr. Calendar. They uncover a plot that a fertility clinic has been hiding for years. But just when they think they have it figured out, new mysteries pop up about their own pasts.Mystery writers converge on KeysFans of mystery fiction can learn how their favorite authors craft tales of murder and mayhem at the Mystery Writers Key West Fest, set for June 13 to 15. Presented in part by the Mystery Writers of America, the festival features acclaimed authors sharing insights on intrigue with readers and offers aspiring writers a chance to pitch their plots to editors and e-book publishers. Events include meet-andgreet parties, panels on aspects of mystery writing and publishing, a film showing, book signings and more. To find out more, go to www.mysterywriters keywestfest.com.Red Barn Theatre schedules auditionsThe Red Barn Theatre in Key West has auditions May 17 from 3 to 6 p.m. for two productions for its 2014-15 season. The auditions are open and paid and will consist of brief readings from the scripts for The Last Night of Ballyhoo and Clark Gable Slept Here. Callbacks will be on a yet-to-be-determined day. To find out more, send an e-mail to Joy Hawkins at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Red Barn is at 319 Duval St., in the rear.Music festival remains ongoingThe Key Largo Original Music Festival, featuring live and original performances, continues May 17 and 18 at several Key Largo venues. Soloists as well as bands from around the United States participate. Highlights include Nashvilles Saints of Havana and Jer Gregg; from Texas, the earthy and folkinspired Jim Halfpenny; and Dianna Corcoran, considered one of Australias most distinguished country vocalists and songwriting talents, among others. Performances are at Snappers Waterfront Restaurant, Sundowners, Cactus Jacks and Senor Frijoles. For specifics on the performances, go to www.KeysInfoNet.com. DE ROSIER
Saturday, May 17, 2014 5B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Regal Cinemas Searstown, Key West, 294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m. play only on weekends. Neighbors (R): 1:40, 4:40, 7:40, and 10:40 p.m. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13)1:00, 4:00, (3D) 7:00 and 10:00 p.m. (3D) Godzilla (PG-13): 1:30 (3D), 4:30, 7:30 (3D), and 10:30 p.m. Million Dollar Arm (PG): 1:20, 4:20, 7:20, and 10:20 p.m. The Other Woman (PG-13) 1:10, 4:10, 7:10 and 10:10 p.m. Rio 2 (PG) 4:15 p.m. Legends of Oz: Dorothys Return (PG) 1:15 p.m. Walking With The Enemy (PG-13) 7:15 and 10:15 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St., Key West, 295-9493 Captain America: Winter Soldier (PG-13): 1:30 (3D), 4:00 (2D), 6:30 (3D), and 9:00 p.m. (3D) Locke (R): 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, and 8:15 p.m. The Grand Budapest Hotel (R): 1:45 and 6:00 p.m. Fading Gigolo (R): 3:50 and 8:30 p.m. Railway Man ( R): 2:00, 4:25, 6:40 and 8:45 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway, Marathon, 743-0288 Gods Not Dead (PG): Weekdays: 7:00 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 2:00, 7:00 and 9:15 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall, Tavernier, 853-7003 All shows that start after 9 p.m. play only on weekends. Godzilla 2D (PG-13): 1:20, 4:10, 7:05, and 9:55 p.m. Godzilla 3D (PG-13): 1:40, 4:30, 7:25, and 10:05 p.m. Neighbors (R): 2:00, 4:45, 7:25, and 9:50 p.m. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13):12:30, 1:30 (3D), 3:40, 4:40 (3D), 6:50, 8:00 (3D) and 10:00 p.m. (3D) The Other Woman (PG-13):1:45, 4:30, 7:15 and 9:55 p.m.Keys Movie Times 91298O/SHwy,Tavernierb b t h e a t r e s c o m N O W A L L D I G I T A L SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 5/16 -THURS.5/22 Godzilla 2D(PG13)1:20; 4:10; 7:05; 9:55 Godzilla 3D(PG13)3D 1:40; 4:30; 7:25; 10:05 Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG13) 2D 12:30; 3:40; 6:50; 10:00 *Neighbor (R)2:00; 4:45; 7:25; 9:50 The Other Woman (PG-13)1:45; 4:30; 7:15; 9:55 *Friday, Saturday only Marrying Terry is winding down Relationships can be ridiculous, and the comedy Marrying Terry shows why. The show at the Marathon Community Theater takes place during a New Years Eve blizzard when Chicago rare-books librarian Terry Adams reserves the last room at the Drake Hotel for herself and her long-distance boyfriend, whos flying in from Boston. Shes hoping after three years, hell finally ask her to marry him. Meanwhile, not far away in his swank Lincoln Park condo, Dr. Terry Adams, a 35-year-old radiologist, has just (reluctantly) gotten engaged to his girlfriend of three years. When a medical emergency summons Dr. Adams to the Drake, he has no idea whats in store for him or for the woman who shares his name. The show runs through May 24. To find out more, go to www.KeysInfo Net.com.Dancers stage Sleeping BeautyThe CoffeeMill Dance Studio of Key West brings Sleeping Beauty to life May 17 and 18. DanceWorks 12 features excerpts of Sleeping Beauty as well as new pieces. The May 17 show is at 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Williams Theatre on Stock Island, and at 2 p.m. May 18 at the same location. Tickets to the family-friendly performances are $15, $20 and $25. Go to www.keys tix.com for tickets. ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS Big screen gets busy Sequels? Check. Comicbook movies? Check. Animated family films? Check. A Woody Allen movie? You got it. Specialeffects extravaganzas? Triple-check. The summer movie season is officially under way. Get ready for the time of year in which more popcorn is consumed than any other. Below is a list of some of the 50-plus films heading our way between now and Labor Day. Release dates are subject to change.May 16 Chef. Jon Favreau wrote, directed and stars in this comedy, shot partly in Miami, about a chef who loses his business and must start from scratch driving a food truck. The impressive supporting cast includes Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman and Sofia Vergara. Godzilla. Yes, another one. Were just as tired of giant monster movies as you are. But the insane trailers for director Gareth (Monsters) Edwards take on the iconic creature promise a tremendous show. Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston and Juliette Binoche are among the puny humans scrambling to deal with the giant, pissedoff lizard. Million Dollar Arm. Jon Hamm from Mad Men is a sports agent who comes up with a creative way to recruit Asian cricket players into Major League Baseball. Belle. Gugu MbathaRaw stars in this fact-based story of the illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy admiral raised by aristocrats (Tom Wilkinson and Emily Watson). Locke. Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) has earned strong reviews and is the only actor on screen in this thriller about a man driving through London who gets a series of mysterious phone calls.May 23 Blended. Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore pair up for the third time (after The Wedding Singer and First Dates) as a couple that goes on a disastrous blind date, then is forced to spend time together with their families during a vacation in Africa. X-Men: Days of Future Past. The heroic mutants (including Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Nicholas Hoult and Ellen Page) must travel back in time and team up with their younger selves to defeat a foe who threatens thefuture of our existence.May 30 Maleficent. Angelina Jolie radiates elegant evil in this Disney tale about the villainous fairy from Sleeping Beauty and the young princess (Elle Fanning) she curses. A Million Ways to Die in the West. Seth McFarlane (Family Guy, Ted) wrote, directed and stars in this comedy about a cowardly sheep farmer trying to learn courage. Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson and Neil Patrick Harris are among the people helping him out.June 6 The Fault in Our Stars. Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort are two witty, unconventional teenagers who fall in love at a cancer survivors support group. Edge of Tomorrow. Tom Cruise stars in this scifi thriller as a soldier fighting an alien invasion who falls into an infinite time loop and gets killed over and over again. Think Groundhog Day except not funny.June 13 Jump Street. Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum and co-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller return for more comic misadventures with the pair of undercover cops, this time assigned to pass themselves off as college students. How to Train Your Dragon 2. The second chapter in a proposed animated trilogy catches up with Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) and his dragon Toothless five years after the events of the first film. Lullaby. Garrett Hedlund stars as a man estranged from his family who finds out his sick father (Richard Jenkins) plans to take himself off life support in 48 hours. Witching and Bitching. Alex de la Iglesias campy, outrageous comedy about a gang of robbers fleeing from the cops who wind up in a town populated by witches.June 20 The Signal. Three vacationing college students (Brandon Thwaite, Olivia Cooke and Robert Longstreet) on a road trip are lured into a desolated area by a computer genius who has bad things in store for them. Jersey Boys. Clint Eastwood directs this adaptation of the Tony award-winning smash Broadway musical about the four young men who went on to become the Four Seasons. Think Like a Man Too. Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall and the rest of the gang from the first film reunite for a wedding in Las Vegas in this sequel to Steve Harveys best-selling book about relationships. The Rover. Two men (Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson) travel through the Australian outback in search of a gang of car thieves.June 27 Transformers: Age of Extinction. Mark Wahlberg takes over leading-man duties from Shia LaBeouf in the fourth installment in director Michael Bays money-minting sci-fi franchise. Living is Easy with Eyes Closed. This Spanish charmer centers on a schoolteacher (Javier Camara) in 1966 who drives to Almeria in hopes of meeting John Lennon, who is filming a movie there. Summertime means release of big filmsBy RENE RODRIGUEZrrodriguez@MiamiHerald.comSUMMER MOVIE PREVIEW Charlize Theron and Seth McFarland star in the comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West, opening May 30.
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday, May 17, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNAd # 1006300 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 14-DR-352-K Catherine Austin, Petitioner and Derek Pierce, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) TO: Derek Pierce 3625 Seaside Drive # 407 Key West, FL 33040 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Catherine Austin whose address is P.O. Box 784 Key West, FL 33041 on or before May 27, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040 before service on Petitioner 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. Your 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 Las 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. Published April 26, 2014 May 3, 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1031373 LOST/ABANDONED PROPERTY NOTICE TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission took custody of a 22 foot fiberglass barge unknown make. The vessel has no identifying numbers. No HIN, no Registration. The vessel was found lost/abandoned on 4/29/14 near Cow Key Channel on state waters in Monroe County. Pursuant to Florida Statute 705, the property will be disposed of unless a claim by the rightful owner or the lien holder is received by 90 DAYS AFTER FOUND DATE Send claims in writing to: FWC, Division of Law Enforcement, 2796 Overseas Highway, Suite 100, Marathon, FL 33050. Attention: Officer Dion 14-3747 Published May 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 1035689 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 12TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2014 at 11:00 AM 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: LOT 26, BLOCK 2 LAKE SURPRISE ESTATES ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, A S RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 162 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property address: 115 Long Key Rd, KEY LARGO, FL 33037 Pursuant to the FINAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE HOLDER Plaintiff, VS. RENE EIRANOVA; UNKNOWN TENANTS Defendant. A nd the Docket Number of which is Number 09-CA001071-P. WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 19TH day of FEBRUARY, 2014. A MY HEAVILIN, CPA Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida (Circuit Court Seal) By: Jennifer Settoon Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any 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. Published May 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1041726 NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the 2013 Monroe County Value Adjustment Board will hold its Final Meeting on Friday, May 23rd, at 11:00 a.m., at the Marathon Government Center located at 2798 Overseas Highway, 2nd Floor, Marathon, Florida. The purpose of this meeting is the Certification of the Tax Roll and any other matters that may properly come before the Board. Amy Heavilin, CPA Clerk to the Value Adjustment Board Any person who decides to appeal a decision made at a Value Adjustment Board meeting or hearing will need a record of proceedings, and for such purpose he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the meeting is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Published May 14, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1041758 Notice of Public Meeting: Sheriffs Shared Asset Fund Advisory Board The Sheriffs Shared Asset Fund Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., at the Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida. The agenda will include the review of grant applications that were received by the deadline of noon, Friday, February 7, 2014. Any person who decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the meeting will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose, 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 based. Any person requiring special accommodation or assistance to participate in this meeting should contact the Sheriffs Office at (305) 296-2424 (TDD compatible). For additional information contact Michelle Quad at (305) 292-7020 or via e-mail: email@example.com. Published May 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1045255 Public Meeting Announce ment Monroe County Human Services Advisory Board/Monroe County Board of County Commissioners The Human Services Advisory Board will meet Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 9:00 AM at the Marathon Government Center, BOCC Meeting Room on the 2nd Floor, 2798 Overseas Highway. The Board will make recommendations on the County Fiscal Year 2015 funding for human services. The public is advised that some or all of the members of the Monroe County Commission may attend the meeting and discuss items that may come before the Commission. For a copy of the agenda or other information, contact Laura deLoach-Hartle, Grants Administrator; 1100 Simonton Street, Room 2-285; Key West, FL 33040; 305-292-4482; deloachhartle-laura@monroec ounty-fl.gov. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Published May 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1045659 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 05/30/2014, 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. 3H1AF1614XD500710 1999 HONDA 4S2CE58X824618387 2002 ISUZU Published May 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1045783 COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION / BID OPENING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS THAT the Monroe County School District will be receiving bids for the following: ITB 2014539 FLOORING BID OPENING June 3, 2014 10:00 AM, MCSD Administration Bldg, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040 Bid Documents may be requested from Demandstar by calling 1-800-711-1712 or by going to the website www.dem andstar.com or by going to w ww.KeysSchools.com/rfp The public record document is available at the Purchasing Department, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040. All bids must be received on or before dates specified in the bid documents. The Monroe County School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to accept or reject any and all bids and to wave informalities or irregularities when it is in the best interest of the Board to do so. Please contact Suanne Lee, Purchasing Supervisor, with any questions regarding this bid. Suanne.Lee@KeysScho ols.com or (305) 293-1400 Ext 53360. Published May 17, 21, 24, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 1046096 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: KEY WEST TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 05/30/2014, 09:00 am at 111 US Highway 1 #407 KEY WEST, FL 33040-4255, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. KEY WEST TOWING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1FAFP4440XF149287 1999 FORD 1FTEF25N9PNA59985 1993 FORD 2G1WL52MXV9220962 1997 CHEVROLET 5FNRL180X3B046563 2003 HONDA 5TBBT44181S156580 2001 TOYOTA Published May 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1046125 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 16TH DAY OF JUNE 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: LOT 262, AMENDED PLAT OF HAMMER POINT PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECO ED IN PLAT BOOK 7 AT PAGE 32 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Pursuant to the FINAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK Plaintiff VS. ALICIA GEER; ROY GEER; Mortgage Electronic Reg. Systems; TENANT #1; TENANT #2; TENANT #3: TENANT #4; MORTGAGE ELEC REG SYS AS NOMINEE FORE-LOAN INC. Defendant And the Docket Number of which is Number 09-CA000241-P WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 6TH day of MAY, 2014. AMY HEAVILIN, CPA Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida (Circuit Court Seal) By: Jennifer Settoon Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any 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. Published May 17, 24, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 1046286 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: CA-P-12-762 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 September 20, 2013, and entered in Case No. CA-P-12-762 of the Circuit Court of the SIXTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE COUNTY, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL A SSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and TAMMY KENHAN, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM on the Front Steps of the Monroe County Courthouse, 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 20 day of August, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: Unit 9834-1 Phase C THE ,, LANDINGS OF LARGO II, A Townhome Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 1029, at Page 884, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Key West, MONROE COUNTY, Florida, this 23 day of April, 2014. A my Heavilin Clerk of said Circuit Court (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: Jennifer Settoon A s Deputy Clerk JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC A ttorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, Florida, 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days: if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published May 17, 24, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1046409 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2014-CP-000042-M IN RE: The Estate of JUNE L. NICKLOW, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Ancillary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order Admitting Will of Nonresident to Probate and Appointing Personal Representative has been entered in the Estate of JUNE L. NICKLOW, deceased, File Number 2014-CP000042-M, by the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050; and that the name and address of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is May 17, 2014. Person Giving Notice: Virginia L. Halverson 513 Oden Street Confluence, PA 15424 \s\Thomas D. Wright LAW OFFICES OF THOMAS D. WRIGHT, CHARTERED Attorneys for Personal Representative P.O. Box 500309 Marathon, FL 33050 Florida Bar No. 257664 Published May 17, 24, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # xxxxxxx NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Auction to be held on 5/30/2014 at 8:00 A.M. at All American Towing & Tire, Inc., 711 Largo Rd., Key Largo, FL 33037 in accordance to FL statue section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. 2009 NISSAN ROGUE 4 DR VIN#: JN8AS58V79W430201 Published May 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter LOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? CALL US TO PLACE A FREE AD THE KEYNOTER 305-743-555181573OverseasHighway Friday,Saturday9am-3pm RUMMAGESALE IslamoradaMooseLodge FridayandSaturday,May2324 LotsofGreatStuff!HUGE YARD SALE Fri & Sat, May 16-17th. 7:00 am. 571 64th Street. Marathon. A little bit of everything!! MARATHON YARD SALE Sat. and Sun, 8:30 4. 2421 Grouper Dr. Fishing tackle, clothing, household, miscl, items. 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