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The nationwide Burrito Bracket search was revealed this week and Key West food cart Garbos Grills Value Over Replacement Burrito score put it among 64 contenders for the title of Americas best burrito.Were launching a national, 64-restaurant Burrito Bracket. Weve convened a Burrito Selection Committee, wrote Nate Silver, acclaimed statistician and founder of www.FiveThirtyEight.com .Its a little crazy, but we think it needs to be done, Silver said in his Thursday unveiling. Silver is an editor of a stats blog for ESPN and a correspondent for ABC News, and a big fan of sabermetrics, a tool for measuring the value of baseball players.In 2007, he began publishing analyses of the 2008 presidential election and created his website to expand the work. Unlike most commentators, he correctly predicted the winner of 49 of the 50 states in the election, missing only Indiana. He also correctly predicted the winners of all 35 Senate races that year. Classifieds . . . . .5B Living . . . . . . .2B Business . . . . . .7A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2014 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2014 VOLUME 61, NO. 46 25 CENTS Turn the pageAfter 32 years, Marathons librarian is closing the book on her career. Story, 4A Airport expansionFive companies have bid to build a U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry at the Marathon airport. Story, 2A KEY LARGO 305.451.5700MARATHON305.743.4397KEY WEST305.295.6400 keysfurniture.commake. home. beautiful. Marathon and Coral Shores high school students celebrate entering the next stage of their lives during commencement ceremonies Wednesday and Thursday. Marathon had 72 students graduate and Coral Shores had 150. Key West High Schools graduation was scheduled for Friday night. There were 258 students expected to graduate.Photo by JOHN DICKGRADUATION NIGHTMassive credit fraud foundA rash of debit and creditcard fraud is giving many Middle Keys residents a headache as they try to ensure their accounts arent further compromised. And the problem appears larger than merely 15 compromised card numbers and victims using the same bank, as several victims say they deal with various banks. Several people, such as Marathon Boat Yard coowner Sherry Popham, say theyve been victimized several times. Popham has gone through four debit cards in about two months, while her husband Bruce has been hit three times and her 84-yearold mother twice. Its just pervasive, she said. The last time we got hit, Bruces card was hit seven minutes after mine.The majority of Pophams fraudulent charges, which amounted to roughly $2,000, were made in the Naples and Fort Myers area. They included $240 worth of gasoline, a small amount at Kmart and a bunch of little convenience stores.Ive never carried cash. Now Im using cash and I actually got a brand new credit card to use for my day-today charges. Thats the only card I use, Popham said.Real estate agent Josh Mothner said he had fraudulent chargers on a debit card six weeks ago, while his wifes card was compromised in May and his daughters twice, in May and again this week. The amount of fraud Ive heard about in this town is a joke. You can talk to almost anybody in this town and it happened to them, he said. Mothner said he tried to pin down the charges and compare them with other victims, but its difficult. Im a lot more careful about the account I use. I have to buy a car, so Im figuring out how to move money around and Im probably just going to start writing checks again, he said. Monroe County Sheriffs Office Sgt. Gene Thompson said his agency is attempting to pinpoint the origin of the fraudulent charges. SomeNo pattern seen among victims in Middle KeysBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comCRIME FRONT Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMarathon Boat Yard co-owner Sherry Popham looks over a bank statement outlining fraudulent charges to her debit card. Porter seeks an extension of contractThe head of Monroe Countys public schools wants a two-year extension on his contract, and it looks like hell get it, or an extension of some kind. Mark Porter, hired from Minnesota by the School Board on Aug. 8, 2012, under a three-year contract for $150,000 annually, wants an extension until July 31, 2017. His current deal expires on July 31, 2015.Board Chairman Ron Martin put the proposal on the boards agenda for its meeting Tuesday, which starts at 3 p.m. at Marathon High School, 350 Sombrero Beach Road.I think hes brought stability, Martin said. Hes hired a great leadership team. The bus is out of the ditch.He was referring to work Porter has done to get the School District out from under a budget deficit following the 2009 finance scandal that cost then-Superintendent Randy Acevedo his job and resulted in Acevedos wife getting eight years in prison for stealing $400,000 from the district.Board member John Dick the only board member not to vote to hire Porter said hes made some mistakes but I think hes doing a good enough of a job. I amSuperintendents current deal ends July 2015By LARRY KAHNlkahn@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSSee Fraud, 2AGarbos Grill vies for the best burritoStatistician Silver runs the scoringKEY WEST PORTERSee Porter, 2ASee Burrito, 3A12 in the running for judgeshipTwelve people are in the running to replace David Audlin as a judge in Monroe County Circuit Court. Thats how many attorneys applied when the deadline to do so struck at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Now the Keys Judicial Nominating Commission, a 10-member panel comprising Monroe County attorneys appointed by the governor, vets the applicants, then sends its list of three to six recommendations to the governor. Gov. Rick Scott will appoint Audlins replacement. The panels deadline to submit its recommendations is July 14. Audlin resigned effective May 9 just two years into his second six-year term, citing lack of privacy in his personal life. Those who applied to replace him:Christopher Bridger, 32, of Key West is an assistant city attorney for the city of Key West. Bridger, married with two children, earned his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law. He previously was an assistant Monroe County public defender.Patrick Flanagan, 31, of Key West is an associate lawyer with the Smith Oropeza firm in Key West. Flanagan, single, is a graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law. Hes a former assistant Monroe public defender.Michael Jones, 53, of Key Largo is an assistant state attorney with the Broward County State Attorneys Office. Jones, married with four children, has a law degree from the University of Florida and previously clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence King.Albert Kelley, 52, of Key West is in private practice and specializes in litigation and contract, entertainment and intellectual-property law. Kelley, married, graduated from the Florida State University College of Law.Timothy Koenig, 54, of Key West is managing partner of the Keonig,Whoevers picked replaces Audlin in Circuit CourtKEYS COURTSSee Judge, 2ABy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comPhoto by KAREN McKEONKeynoter Staff

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surmise gas stations and restaurants are involved but nothing has been substantiated.That hasnt been shown as of yet, so we cant say its all happening at one location, he said. Key Colony Beach resident John DeNeale has had three credit cards compromised in April and May. With the first, on April 14, charges were made at a Walgreens in Illinois for $92 and $94. He was hit harder in May, with several large charges from Mexico. Four of them, according to DeNeale, were for a guard-dog service totaling $4,700, while another appears to be for a hotel in Guadalajara for $740.Aimee Fletcher said she winters each year in Marathon and typically leaves in April. She said she got a call from her credit card company, Discover, once she returned home to New York. There were three charges in three consecutive days in early April. All three were $199 and they were all done at a gas station in Homestead. And we never stopped in Homestead, she said. My specific ones were all out of Sherman Oaks, Calif. It was $250 to Gymboree and another one was at a [steakhouse] for $130. All the other ones were smaller, like Charlies Grilled Subs for $6.99, said resident Christine Todd Young.Sheriff Rick Ramsay said many people could be the victim of skimmers, which are essentially handheld devices that can collect numbers from a credit or debit card.If the card gets close enough to it, itll read the number off the back. A lot of time you see them used in convenience stores. Those types of places are very prone, he said. Then they have your number and a lot of people in Miami or bigger areas pay for these numbers. The people are collecting these numbers. Theyre generally collecting them to sell in bulk, Ramsay added.If you think your cards have been compromised, call the Sheriffs Office and your bank.Monroe County commissioners begin their 10week process of crafting the new county budget on June 30. The first major budget workshop will open at 1 p.m. June 30 in the Marathon Government Center, and the final formal vote to approve the budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1 will occur Sept. 11 in Key West. The 2013-14 county budget of $416.8 million raised $76.47 million through property taxes. Other major sources of income include sales and the local share of state taxes ($48.2 million) and charges for services ($56.3 million). Grants are also a huge part of the countys spending. This years sales tax revenues are expected to be higher but other revenue projections were still being compiled. The following County Commission meetings on the budget are scheduled:1 p.m. June 30, workshop at the Marathon Government Center.July 16, presentation of a tentative budget during the regular commission meeting at the Harvey Government Center, Key West.July 24 and 25, special meeting for budget discussion and review of capitalimprovement plan. The tentative tax rate will be announced for publication. Both meetings start at 10 a.m. at the Harvey center.Sept. 3, first public hearing on the tentative budget and tax rate, 5 p.m. at Key Largos Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center.Sept. 8, special budget meeting, 5 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center.Sept. 11, final hearing on the budget and tax rate, 5 p.m., Harvey center. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday, June 7, 2014 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW SAT.8877 SUN.8979 MON.8979 TUES.8979 Forecast: Expect cloudy skies with a chance of thunderstorms.For the extended forecast visitKeysInfoNet.com/weatherThere currently are no health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys. Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state. Please call for all other rates, including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon, Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158, MARATHON, FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier, FL 33070 Newsroom . .(305) 852-3216 Advertising . .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . . . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . . . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O. Box 500158) Marathon, FL 33050-0158 Newsroom(305) 743-5551 Advertising . .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-9586 Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers. Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551. After hours, call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSWoman fights cop, is facing feloniesA 38-year-old Marathon woman faces numerous charges stemming from her arrest for drunk boating and fighting with a law officer on Thursday. A state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer pulled Shana Valencia over in Boot Key Harbor around 8:30 p.m. as he was patrolling the harbor. He wrote in a report he saw Valencia operating a dinghy with no running lights on.The officer activated the blue lights on his patrol vessel but Valencia wouldnt stop until I yelled FWC stop the vessel, the officer wrote.She started circling the officers boat and he tied his vessel to the dinghy. Valencia was slurring her words, smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot, watery eyes, the office wrote. The officer told her to get on his boat for a field sobriety test but she wouldnt. He wrote, I told her one last time and she stated, Im going to kick your [butt] and stepped onto my vessel swinging. I grabbed her by the hair and pulled her to the ground and placed her left hand in a wrist lock. She began kicking me and biting at my leg. I told her several times she was under arrest and to stop resisting. She continued to fight and kick me in the legs and groin.... She continued to fight as I attempted to place a life jacket on her. She tried to jump out of the boat several times while I was attempting to place a life jacket on her. They finally got back to the dock and she was taken to jail, where blood alcohol tests showed she had a blood alcohol content of .168 and .164; in Florida, .08 is considered drunk. Valencia is charged with boating under the influence, probation violation and felony counts of resisting arrest and battery on a law officer. 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? Pattis Listing on Big Pine Key JUST SOLD! Ready to Buy or Sell in the Lower Keys? Call Patti Nickless & Associates to make it happen! 3943 Venna Rd. Big Pine Key29967 Overseas Hwy. Big Pine Key, FL 33043 Patti Nickless CRS, SFRBroker Associate(305) 304-6949 Big Pine is open 7 days a weekwww.BestKeysAgent.com Randy Williams (305) 906-1515 REALTOR abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+ TEACH James K. Teach of Key Largo, Florida died April 10th, 2014 with his son Miles Daniel Teach and daughter in law Joan A. Teach by his side after fighting a courageous two year battle with cancer. Born in Richland Center, Wisconsin onAugust 15, 1940, Jim began spending winters in the Keys with his parents as a teenager in the 1950s. Jim worked the family carnival, Emshoff Shows, for about 25 years during the summers in Wisconsin. In the off season he had various jobs over the years, restored numerous old cars and eventually had an Auto Body business in the keys. Jim had many lifelong friends. He is predeceased by his father Donard John Teach, mother Helen Tainter Teach, and son John Teach. He is survived by sons James W. Teach of Richland Center, Wisconsin, and Miles D. Teach of Islamorada, Florida, and daughter Glenda G. Wolff of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, and multiple grandchildren. Services will be held on July 26th at10:30am at Sugar Grove Cemetery in Sylvan County, Wisconsin. An informal reception will follow at his shop. HOPP Joan Edith Hopp aged 81, died peacefully on May 30, 2014 at her home in Manasquan, NJ surrounded by her loving family. Joan was born on March 3, 1933 in Paterson, NJ, the daughter of Alvin Leroy Airey and Edith Mae Sisco. Joan spent most of her childhood in Fairlawn, NJ. After marrying the love of her life, Joseph Anthony Hopp, and moving around the country with him while he was in service, they settled in Hawthorne, NJ where they raised their two children. They later moved to Manasquan, NJ and soon after purchased their bed-and-breakfast, The Hopp-Inn Guest House, in Marathon, FL. Joan was a driving force in getting their business started she even got The New York Times to write a piece featuring The Hopp-Inn! She was an avid duplicate bridge player, eventually earning the title of Life Master from the American Contract Bridge League. Joan was a member of the Marathon Yacht Club and the First Presbyterian Church in Manasquan. Joan loved the beach, the Dallas Cowboys, and the New York Yankees, but mostly loved spending time with her family. Joan is survived by her husband of over sixty years, Joseph A., her daughter Teri Ford and her husband (Jim) of Wilmington, DE, and her son Joseph T. and his wife (Mary) of Big Pine Key, FL. She is also survived by her three grandchildren, Kristin Last and her husband (Corey), Kaitlin Ford, and Lindsay Hopp as well as two great grandchildren, Bretton and Shannon Last. Also surviving are three sisters-in-law, many nieces and nephews, and a multitude of lifelong friends. Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the Neary-Quinn Funeral Home located at 39 South Street, Manasquan, NJ. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at 11 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Manasquan. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Manasquan. For more information or to post a tribute, please visit www.neary-quinnfuneralhome. com. Obituaries & Memorials Upper Keys: (305) 852-3216 Marathon Key West: (305) 743-5551 You may include a graphic with your notice In memory of... Man hit with Mexico chargesFrom Fraud, 1A What to do if victimizedMany Middle Keys residents have fallen victim to widespread credit and debit card fraud the past two months. Following are some tips, according to www.idtheft.gov about what to do if victimized:Ask one of the three credit reporting companies to put a fraud alert on your credit report. According to the site, one company must tell the other two of the alert. It can make it more difficult for an identity thief to open more accounts in your name. The alert lasts 90 days and can be renewed.After placing a fraud alert, order copies of your credit report from each of the reporting companies. The reports can be used to find unauthorized charges or accounts. The site recommends requesting that only the last four digits of your Social Security number be shown on the report. If you find fraudulent charges, contact your bank and follow up in writing.If necessary, created an identity-theft report to help deal with credit reporting companies, debt collectors and businesses that gave the identity thief credit or opened new accounts in your name. The site says the report can be used to remove fraudulent information from a credit report and stop companies from collecting debt or from selling the debt to another company. www.idtheft.gov features step-by-step directions to complete an identity theft report. satisfied with his work. Of course, there are areas where I want to see improvement. At Tuesdays board meeting, the board will discuss Porters latest job review. He scored an average of 3.25 on a 5-point scale. I havent made up my mind on an extension, board member Robin SmithMartin said. I can see multiple perspectives. We have come a long way in the past four years to get the district on track. What we need now is a steady hand. I think Porter is the right guy. Hes not from here, he doesnt owe anyone anything, he doesnt have allegiances. Porters most vocal critic, board member Ed Davidson, says giving Porter an extension is the wrong way to go. Porter has been lobbying School Board members to extend his contract. The only reason for that he has 14 months to run [on his current deal] is to deny the new School Board members the ability to decide who they want as superintendent. Three of the five School Board seats are up for election in August. Board member Andy Griffiths isnt inclined to give Porter the extension he wants, but will consider a one-year extension. I think going to 2017, I think thats overreaching, Griffiths said. I think youve got to work with the guy to see if you want him, he said of the new board that will be seated after the election.Looks like Porter has the supportFrom Porter, 1A Highsmith and Van Loon law firm. Koenig, married with three children, graduated from FSUs law school.Manny Madruga, 48, of Key West is the chief assistant Monroe County state attorney.Madruga, divorced with one daughter, earned his law degree from UMs law school. Hes been with the State Attorneys Office since 1990.Juilio Margalli, 49, of Key West is in private practice.Margalli, married, receiv ed his law degree from Loyola Law New Orleans and previously was an assistant Monroe public defender.Paunece Scull, 35, of Key West is an assistant Monroe state attorney. Scull, is married with a daughter, is a graduate of the Stetson University College of Law, and clerked for U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge K. Rodney May.George Wallace, 56, of Key West is in private practice.Mark Wilson, 46, of Key West is an assistant Monroe state attorney. Wilson, single, is a U.S. Army veteran and former state trooper in Wyoming who received his law degree from Penn State. The Judicial Nominating Commission next meets July 7 at the Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St., Key West. The meeting is open to the public. Applicants are interviewed July 9. For more on this story, go to www.KeysInfoNet.com.Judge applications now await vettingFrom Judge, 1A Two Key Westers filed this week to run for the District 1 seat on the Monroe County School Board.Bobby Highsmith, a partner in the Key West law firm Koenig Highsmith & Van Loon, filed on Thursday.Carolyn Charron, a professor of English at Florida Keys Community College, filed on Friday.They join Key West caterer Warren Leamard and Stuart Kessler, a member of the School Districts Audit and Finance Committee, in seeking to replace Robin SmithMartin, who is ending his four-year term in November and not seeking re-election.Highsmiths parents Kerry and Sandy were career educators, and his father ended his career as a deputy Monroe County superintendent. Bobby Highsmith graduated from Key West High School, Duke University and the University of Florida College of Law. I have a 14-year-old daughter and a 9-year-old son, both of whom attend Monroe County public schools, he said in a prepared statement. I am very proud of their accomplishments and I am very confident in the quality of education they are receiving. I see firsthand how hard their teachers, school administrators and support staff all work to deliver a first-rate education.Charron holds a doctorate in education from Columbia University, a masters from the New York Institute of Technology and her bachelors from the State University of New York-Albany.Developing advanced literacy skills is critical to [student] success, so I try to make assignments and learning activities relevant, contemporary and interactive, she says on her college webpage.The official qualifying period for the School Board is June 16 through June 20. The nonpartisan election Aug. is 26. If a candidate doesnt receive 50 percent plus one vote of the ballots, a runoff among the top two candidates takes place in the Nov. 4 general election.4 candidates now seeking District 1 seatELECTION 20142 file for School BoardKeynoter StaffFirst session set for June 30 in Middle KeysCOUNTY COMMISSIONBudget planning startsKeynoter Staff

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Monroe Countys sheriff is furious with the state Department of Transpor tation for installing a crosswalk in a highly congested section of Key Largo last month without consulting local law enforcement. Sheriff Rick Ramsay said this week he wants the crosswalk removed. We have been inundated with calls from people angry and complaining, and no, we dont want it, Ramsay said. He considers the location of the crosswalk at mile marker 100, wheres theres no intersection very dangerous, opening the likelihood that pedestrians and bicyclists will be struck there by vehicles. He also worries the crosswalk will cause more crashes in the area. Aside from safety concerns, Ramsay said the crosswalk will slow traffic during holidays, busy weekends and, most importantly, hurricane evacuations. He also doesnt see the need for the crosswalk when there is already a safe crosswalk less than a mile south at the traffic light at mile marker 99. They never consulted us. They did this on their own, Ramsay said. And were the ones who deal with crashes and traffic back-ups. Ramon Sierra, FDOT District 6 assistant traffic engineer, said the location was chosen because a department study concluded it was needed there given the high number of people crossing U.S. 1. He said the area is also known for its high number of traffic accidents and fatalities involving cyclists and pedestrians. You have hotels on one side and restaurants and other businesses on the other, Sierra said this week. Our main goal now is to raise awareness among drivers that pedestrians are crossing there. Cost of the crosswalk was $20,000, Sierra said. Ramsay maintains the number of pedestrians and cyclists getting hit in the area has nothing to do with the previous absence of a crosswalk.Is it a result of not having a crosswalk? Ramsay asked rhetorically. Absolutely not.Instead, Ramsay blames inadequate lighting, drunk pedestrians and cyclists, people wearing dark clothing and bicycles with no reflectors and riders not wearing reflective clothing. Sierra acknowledged that most public comment he hears about the crosswalk is negative. Its a mixed bag, but there are a lot of complaints, he said. Asked if FDOT would consider removing the crosswalk and putting it in another location, Sierra said such a move would be premature. He said FDOT will take data from the crosswalk area, including the number of crashes, and move forward from there. The crosswalk has flashing yellow lights that activate when a pedestrian presses a button. Traffic is supposed to stop until the walker safely makes it across four lanes of U.S. 1. But Ramsay said what hes seen so far, even while watching traffic there with FDOT officials, is that one lane of traffic stops while vehicles in the other lanes keep going. We hid and watched peoples reactions. What we saw is most people werent stopping, Ramsay said. Theyve created a dangerous site, and why? In 2009, Time magazine named him one of its 100 most influential people. The introductory article for the Burrito Bracket features two photographs both of Garbos Grill on Greene Street. Freakin awesome that we made the list, says the Garbos Grill page on Facebook. It will be great to see the outcome. Anna Maria Barry-Jester, FiveThirtyEights designated burrito correspondent and traveling taste judge, began her 64-stop sojourn at Garbos Grill. I would guess Im the first person to make a pilgrimage to Key West for a burrito, and it was well worth it, Barry-Jester said Friday in an e-mail. Key West was indeed my first stop on this crazy journey. It was my first time all the way the to the last key.This assignments been amazing, a themed great American road trip, BarryJester said.She expects to post her Garbos Grill review Tuesday on FiveThirtyEight.com .Garbos Grill, run by longtime residents Eli and Kenna Pancamo, offers a limited menu but earns glowing online reviews from thousands of customers, locals and vacationers alike. The food is simply amazing. Im a fish taco addict but can honestly say Ive never had anything close to what they offer, a South Carolina visitor said in a Trip Advisor.compost May 22. The combination of mango and jalapeno is pure genius.Using Yelp.com dinerreview data from 67,391 businesses that offer burritos (Silver terms them BSEs for burrito-selling establishments), the website team narrowed its selection using a rating called Value Over Replacement Burrito, or the VORB. The formula I developed, VORB, is inspired by the baseball statistic VORP, or Value Over Replacement Player, Silver wrote. Just as VORP measures both the quality of a baseball players performance and how often he plays, VORB accounts for both the quality and the quantity of a restaurants reviews.In a list of the nations top 20 VORB scores (16 of them from California), Garbos Grill came in at No. 18, a strong showing for the contest start.Silvers light-hearted contest will base its judging on an establishments house specialty burrito. It was not clear at press time whether Garbos will be the Famous Cayo Fish, the Kogi Korean BBQ Beef or the Yum Yum Shrimp.Barry-Jester will post regulate updates on her travels among the 64 finalists. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection office to allow for official international entry into the U.S. could be open at Florida Keys Marathon Airport by midto late-spring next year. Thats according to Don DeGraw, the countys assistant director of airports, who said construction could start by Sept. 1. Everything is on schedule. We put the project out for bid and we received all the bids. The project came in at or under budget, he said. According to Monroe County documents, there were five respondents to the countys request for proposals to construct the Customs office. Monroe owns the airport. The bids, ranging from $1.08 million to $1.3 million:Miami-based Burke Construction Group Inc., $1,069,000.Big Pine Key-based Pedro Falcon Electrical Contractors Inc., $1,075,370.Miami-based E.L.C.I Construction Group, $1,173,000.Miami-based Overholt Construction Corp., $1,189,528.Key West-based D.L. Porter Constructors Inc., $1,299,000. DeGraw said his staff is analyzing the bids and choosing a firm to recommend for the job. He estimated it would cost between $50,000 and $100,000 for furnishings and additional accessories above the construction costs. Were hoping to award the bid at the July [County Commission] meeting, DeGraw said, noting that Customs has signed off on the countys plans.Theyve given us approval for the 100 percent design drawings. By and large, were all set with the requirements for Customs. They are very particular, so were expecting minor changes, but nothing that we cant work through, he added.The Customs office would be in the eastern wing of the airport terminal, where ticket counters for commercial carriers previously were located. No commercial carrier has serviced Marathon in several years. DeGraw said plans for the Customs office include an open area for Customs to review or inspect the incoming passengers and baggage, office spaces, a U.S. Department of Agriculture lab area and a holding cell. When you walk in from the street side, there will be a contained area for the public to walk into, DeGraw said. The Customs office would operate as an airport userfee facility, which means its largely funded by the owners of planes and boats checking in after being outside the U.S. DeGraw said the fees would be set at a later date, but could be about $50 for small planes and $200 for large jets. Those fees could be waived if they purchase fuel or some other service at the airport, he said. Marathon Mayor Dick Ramsay and Monroe County Commissioner David Rice have pushed for the Customs facility as an economic boon to the Middle Keys. Ramsay said he and Rice have visited businesses and individuals trying to create a slush fund to put into an account monies to pay for the agent that will be here. Everybody is thrilled and convinced this is going to happen, Ramsay said. DeGraw said that slush fund would be around $200,000 and that the ongoing funds would be [financed by] user fees from the facility. One full-time officer would work there to start, he said. If demand increases, well increase as needed, he said.Garbos Grill gets noticedFrom Burrito, 1A Saturday, June 7, 2014 3A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Moorings Realty, Inc. Becomes Exclusive Leverage Global Partner For The Upper Keys.Leverage Global Partners Is A Unique International Network Of Independent Luxury Real Estate Brokerages. As A Member Of Leverage, Moorings Realty Inc. Will Be Promoted As The Sole Representative For The Upper Keys Area. Leverage Global Partners Aligns The Most Prestigious Independent Luxury Real Estate Brokerage Firms From Around The World Only One Exclusive Member Per Community Creating A Unique Global Network Of Professionals That Serve The Relocation And Real Estate Portfolio Needs Of Their Clients, Nationally And Internationally. Leverage Global Partners Offers Its Member Cutting Edge Marketing Resources In Social Media, Public Relations And Communication.As A Member Of Leverage, Moorings Realty, Inc. Can Offer International Presence, And Through This Network, Our Team Can Assist Buyers And Sellers In The Purchase Or Sale Of Real Estate Anywhere In The World. Rhonda L. Simonds-Brewer, GRl, CRS, Broker/Partner (305) 664-9166 r 6 www.mooringsrealty.com Historic landmark in the Keys since 1954New Chefs, a whole new delicious menu!All food HOMEMADE to perfection: American, Seafood and GREEK dishes (homemade desserts and best Key Lime Pie!) $9.99Daily Specials1240 Overseas Hwy. MM 47.5 Marathon, FL305-743-4481www.7-Mile-Grill.com Trip Advisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence!Congratulations to the Happy Sellers! Closings are a Breeze with David!! David Grego Owner/ Broker REALTOR, GRI www.IslandBreezeRealty.com 305-481-1296 Buying or Selling call David Grego TODAY! SOLD 12220 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Congratulations to the Happy Sellers! Closings are a Breeze with David!! David Grego Owner/ Broker REALTOR, GRI www.IslandBreezeRealty.com 305-481-1296 Buying or Selling call David Grego TODAY! SOLD 12220 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Photo by ANNA MARIE BARRY-JESTER/FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COMThis is Garbos Grill on Greene Street, No. 18 to start the contest.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYThis section of the Florida Keys Marathon Airport terminal is slated to be remodeled as a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility. It would clear planes and boats returning to the U.S from outside the country.Customs site at airport ready for builderRamsay: Key Largo crosswalk has to goBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comKEY LARGO

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Marathon library manager Gloria Goodman is closing the book on a 32-year career at the end of this month. Goodman began her career in the early 1980s as a library assistant, when the facility was located in what is now the Monroe County Sheriffs Office substation. Things have changed a lot since then, she said. When we built this library, we thought it was palatial. Right now, its too small, but what a change that was, Goodman said, referring to the branch near mile marker 48.5.And what does a librarian of more than 30 years do upon retirement? Read, of course.Im going to sleep, Im going to eat and Im going to read. I order books for the library, but as far as personal reading, I have snippets at breakfast, lunch and dinner. So Im going to be doing some extensive reading, Goodman said. Norma Kula, director of the Monroe County Public Library (there are five libraries), has known Goodman the majority of her career and said there will be big shoes to fill.She does everything there as the manager, Kula said. She shows aptitude working with the kids and she did a fantastic job with all of that. In fact, she still does some of that because shes been doing outreach at the schools.Goodman lights up when she talks about working with the kids. Shes been involved with promoting literacy in the Keys her whole career and said its the part of the job shell miss the most. I still go to the schools to promote reading and thats a delight, she said. Goodman said she plans to continue traveling the world, which shes done quite a bit of already. Shes been to Asia, all over Europe and many other places.The most important thing is I want to thank the community for all their support. I am so grateful, she said, specifically pointing out library staffers Kathy Burnett, Mark Giffen and Inna Moore. I came up from the bottom and its a good thing.Goodman has an education degree, but worked as a professional photographer in Delaware before moving to the Keys. She said the library assistant job was advertised and she wouldnt take no for an answer.I pursued it and pursued it and finally they gave up and hired me. Its been extremely interesting, she said.Kula said the manager job in Marathon would be advertised shortly and that it would be some time before Goodman is replaced. Library assistant Kathy Burnett is also retiring on June 30. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4A Saturday, June 7, 2014* Notice is hereby given:Thomas Ashley Willie L. Jackson JrRichard H. Meyer 2101 Seidenberg Ave 1300 15th Ct. Lot 551300 15th Ct. Lot 78 Key West, Fl 33040 Key West, Fl 33040Key West, Fl 33040 Cody J. Shoff John G. Siegrist JrRandy E. Shipman 1258B Mathew Perry Rd400 Simonton St. 5A7966 Gulfstream Blvd Key West, Fl 33040 Key West, FL 33040Marathon, Fl 33050You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Monroe County Supervisor of Elections, in Key West, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. R. Joyce Griffin Monroe County Supervisor of Elections 530 Whitehead Street, #101 Key West, Florida 33040 305-292-3416Published Keynoter 6-7-14 617 Sombrero Beach Rd. Marathon Amy PutoREALTOR Cell 305-766-1745 Toll Free 800-366-5181 ext. 6525 amyputo@gmail.comwww.AmyPuto.comThis 3BR/2BA home located near Sombrero Beach JUST SOLD!You deserve a Realtor who gives you valuable information weekly, responds to your needs promptly and gets the job done! 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050lela@cbschmitt.com Lela AshkarianREALTORP.A., CRS, GRI, e-PRO(305) 395-0814 #1 Agent for 2011 Coldwell Banker Schmitts Marathon Office 12690 Overseas Hwy., #44Marathon SOLD! If you have to move, where would you love to go?Are you looking for an experienced, dedicated and hardworking professional to handle the sale of your property? Call me today 305-395-0814 www.SearchFloridaKeysHomes.com 486 52nd Street Gulf 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 HOME IN MARATHON FOR 10% OVER THE LISTING PRICE!If you have a home to sell, call the Brock Team for a confidential analysis of your propertys value! THE PORTER-ALLEN COMPANYINSURANCE Elizabeth M. Freeman David W. Freeman, C.P.C.U.294-2542In Florida Call Toll-free 1 (800) 292-2542513 Southard Street, Key West ADVERTISERS: Your participation in the Adopt-a-Pet page is what makes it possible to showcase shelter animals in need of a home. Rates start as low as $56/month The Keynoter(305) 743-5551The Reporter(305) 852-3216 JUNE IS ADOPT A CAT MONTH!Color photos Larger size Find a new four-legged friendTHE SECOND WEEK OF EACH MONTH Keys InfoNet.comCome visit our online photo galleries and submit your own photos Plans would add wildlife areasA plan going to the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuarys advisory council for review June 17 proposes to double the number of wildlife management areas in nearshore waters. Regulations in the 27 existing wildlife areas typically limit boats to low speeds, require no-motor access or ban entry altogether to protect birds, seagrasses and flats fish. One suggestion from the Shallow Water Working Group, a subcommittee of the full advisory council, would create an idle-speed area running along much of Marathons Atlantic Ocean shoreline to protect flats and fish species. The Marathon Guides Association endorsed such an area a decade ago. The current proposal would not limit speeds in existing access channels or waterways like Vaca Cut.Were not cutting off any access. All the guides want is for people to use common sense, group President Richard Grathwohl said Friday. At high water, people have been jumping the flats instead of going out the channels.Jack Tar Flat used to be a go-to spot for bonefish in the winter, he said. Its dropped off over the years because the fish have been run over so many times. Jeff Knapp, a fishing guide who specializes in tarpon at the Seven Mile Bridge, said the proposed zone covers too much water. To make that whole area a no-wake zone, even when nobody is in there fishing, is ridiculous, Knapp said. Off Islamorada, a nearshore mangrove island best known as the Horseshoe, would require all boaters and paddlers to stay at least 100 yards away to avoid bothering nesting waterbirds and roosting frigates. The Shallow Water Working Group will recommend creating 24 new wildlife management areas, ranging from El Radabob Key and Rattlesnake Key off Key Largo to Woman Key in the Marquesas. In the Upper Keys, that includes small Pigeon Key north of Key Largo, and the northwest corner of Barnes Sound, in addition to the Ed Radabob area near Garden Cove. Banks along the Seven Mile Bridges Moser Channel should be a slowspeed area to reduce frequent groundings that damage corals, sponges and seagrass, the working group said. An area called Gulfside Banks North Marathon, north of Duck Key, was endorsed either as a no-take research zone or a slow-speed area.A Lower Keys basin near Key Lois (formerly known as the notorious Monkey Island) off Bow Channel has been proposed as a pole, troll or idlespeed area. A new area in the Content Keys was recommended, along with wildlife areas at Pearl Basin, Marvin Key, Demolition Key, Wilma Key, Mule Key, Archer Key and flats at East Barracouta Key and West Barracouta Key.Boundary or rule changes are suggested for 21 existing wildlife areas. Two existing management areas at Little Crane Key in the Content Keys, and Pelican Shoal southeast of Boca Chica should be eliminated, the working group said. In both cases, shallow islands that allowed cormorants and other birds to nest have washed away. Any decisions made by the Sanctuary Advisory Council, meeting in open session at 9 a.m. June 17 at Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key, will be reviewed by state and federal officials as part of the Keys sanctuarys management plan update. The June 17 meeting also will include consideration of plans for restoring damaged reefs by using staghorn corals grown at underwater nurseries.Any changes that eventually emerge from the review process likely would not take effect before 2017, says a sanctuary timeline. Full details can be found at the Working Group area of the Keys sanctuarys website, FloridaKeys.Noaa.gov.Reef areasThe sanctuary councils Ecosystem Protection Working Group, reviewing offshore marine protected areas, has not finished its report. That group has encountered opposition from commercial and recreational fishing interests opposed to any new or expanded no-take zones.The Ecosystem Working Group meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center in Key West to look at recommendations for the Marquesas region.NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARYBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comLibrary manager opening new chapterBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMarathon library Manager Gloria Goodman is retiring June 30 after 32 years with the Monroe County Public Library. The Wilmington, Del., native began her career as a library assistant and worked her way up.Krumenaker takes over Glades slotThe National Park Service has tapped Bob Krumenaker as the next acting superintendent of Everglades and Dry Tortugas national parks, the agency said Thursday.Krumenaker replaces acting superintendent Shawn Benge, who will return to his duties as deputy regional director in Atlanta. Benge took over from Super intendent Dan Kimball, who retired in March after 10 years in the job.Krumenaker has 37 years with the Park Service.Hes been superintendent of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin since 2002 and previous assignments include the Big Thicket National Preserve in Texas, Isle Royale National Park in Michigan, Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and Zion National Park in Utah.He also served as deputy associate regional director for planning, resource stewardship and science in the northeast regional office in Philadel phia.He also has served as the staff coordinator of the Park Services Natural Resource Challenge (www.nature. nps.gov/challenge),an $80 million-a-year initiative to refocus the agency on resource preservation and management. Krumenaker received a bachelors degree in science degree from Brown University in 1979 and a masters in forest science from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies in 1982.NATIONAL PARKS KRUMENAKER

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Opinion & EditorialSaturday, June 7, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome, but subject to editing and condensing. There is a 400-word limit. Letters thanking an individual are welcome. Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists. Letters must be signed. Anonymous letters will not be published. Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor, Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, FL 33050 E-mail: keynoter@keynoter.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Richard Tamborrino . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2014 Keynoter Publishing Co. American troops string barbed wire along the Key West shore facing Havana in October 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis. The 13-day confrontation considered the closest the U.S. ever got to nuclear war with the Soviet Union occurred when the Soviets deployed nuclear weapons to Cuba. The U.S. blockaded the island until the standoff ended with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev ordering the missiles removed in return for a U.S. promise not to invade Cuba.Photo courtesy MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARYCELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALNew EPA rules are far overdueLETTERS TO THE EDITORInvest in studentsI wanted to thank my teachers, members of the community and my most generous scholarship sponsors for their time, dedication and the scholarships that will help defer the fees I will acquire while attending the University of Florida. Thank you to all the people that take the time to raise money throughout the community to award graduating students with funds to help them pursue their college dreams. I cannot express how much these funds will help benefit graduates heading off to college. Although it is not possible to mention every individual who has helped me along the way, I would like to thank the people who went out of their way time and time again to help with reaching my goals. My thanks go out to Mr. Lettau, Mrs. Cox, Mrs. Dorl, Mrs. Wiatt, Dr. Sympson, Mrs. Kodak Karen McKeon, the Zonta Club of Marathon, Friends of Old Seven, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Business and Professional Womens Club, Rotary Club, the Elks Club Of Marathon, Masons/Shriners of Marathon, the Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce, the Gator Club of the Florida Keys, the Middle and Lower Keys Association of Realtors, Marathon chapter of the Organized Fishermen of Florida and the Marathon Lions Club. I would not have been able to accomplish my goals without all of their help and support. Kelsey Heller Class of 2014 Marathon HighGUEST COLUMNVote yes to forever protect states environmentI am not a liberal, just a Florida cracker. That is why I am voting for Amendment 1, the Water and Land Conservation Amendment, on the state ballot in November.I support Amendment 1 because without raising new taxes, it will enhance sources of drinking water, manage fish and wildlife habitats, add and restore lands, protect beaches and shores and maintain state and local parks.Amendment 1 requires that onethird of documentary-stamp revenues, generated from house and land sales, be used exclusively over the next 20 years for these purposes. Think of protecting the St. Johns River from more algae blooms or our springs from choking further. Think of the Indian River Lagoon or Everglades restoration.Supporting Amendment 1 falls squarely in line with my belief that conservation is all about conservative values and ideas. Conservation is, by definition conservative. Republicans have a long tradition of it, nationally and in Florida.Teddy Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, George H.W. Bush were leaders. In Florida, Gov. Bob Martinez created Preservation 2000. Gov. Jeb Bush created a similar effort, Florida Forever. In Jacksonville, Mayor John Delaney led the way in local conservation, creating a legacy that will continue for generations. All Republicans, like me. Amendment 1 is also about the practical reality that unless we take steps toward conservation ourselves, we cannot count on others including lawmakers to do it for us. Funding in this area has fallen off the cliff in recent years. Over the 20 years of the life of this amendment, Floridas population will grow to 30 million. We act now, or we act never.Conservatives believe that government spending should be directed first toward the limited number of things that only government can do well. Securing a clean water supply and the conservation of lands falls in the wheelhouse of this definition.Conservatives also believe that, whenever possible, government funding for these essential functions should not rely on higher taxes to get there. Conservatives believe that public spending should be tied to measurable returns on investment. In the case of Amendment 1, if clean water and preserved lands for future generations isnt enough, consider the impact of these assets on Floridas No. 1 economy tourism. Fundamentally, only Hawaii and Alaska have their economy and environments as deeply tied together as we do in Florida. On top of that, its important to remember that every segment of Floridas economy depends on the natural beauty that draws people and businesses to our state. Without pristine waters and unspoiled landscapes, Florida will lose the special appeal that has fueled our growth and prosperity. Amendment 1 fulfills these principles: It ensures that our state dedicates adequate dollars into the most essential of public goods protecting our waters and conserving our lands; it lives within our means by ensuring that taxes arent raised to do so; and it provides an earnest return on investment for generations to come. Many point to Theodore Roosevelt as the person who established the great American conservation movement. Indeed, Roosevelt led by example on this front, in part through the signing of the Antiquities Act, which has since been used to proclaim about a quarter of all areas composing the national park system. Ronald Reagan carried on in this tradition, both as governor of California and our nations president. In our own time, the nearly universal appreciation of these preserved landscapes, restored waters and cleaner air through outdoor recreation is a modern expression of our freedom and leisure to enjoy the wonderful life that generations past have built for us, President Reagan said. If the people of Florida approve Amendment 1, we will together have secured our common interest in the most clear and direct way. And to this old Florida cracker, theres nothing as conservative as that. J. Allison DeFoor is a former Monroe County judge and sheriff, former vice chairman of the Republican Party of Florida and a seventh-generation Floridian. He was Everglades czar under Gov. Jeb Bush and chairs the Vote Yes On Amendment 1 Campaign.States get individual targets to meet to reduce emissionsFaced with the prospect of either bypassing Congress or doing nothing about Americas poisonous greenhouse-gas emissions, President Obama made the right decision this week. He set a goal of cutting carbon pollution from power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. The most important aspect of the Obama plan is that it represents, at last, a concrete response to an undeniable challenge. Doing nothing is not an option when facing the dire consequences of climate change. Human beings are not helpless when it comes to protecting themselves, their planet and the future. Predictably, the presidents decision kicked up a ruckus. To judge from the negative response by the coal industry and his political opponents, one would think the president had put forth a radical proposal with impossible goals. Nonsense. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rules are modest by any fair measure. Plus, they offer maximal deference to states. The regulations assign each state a separate pollution-reduction target and allow the states to find their own way to meet the goals. And each state and utility would have 15 years to devise its own solutions in a way that causes the least amount of disruption. The idea is to let states tailor strategies that best fit their economies and mix of energy sources. Although the plan is the boldest step by the Obama administration in using executive authority on global warming, the EPAs targets are readily within reach. Emissions have already fallen 10 percent since 2005 and were heading down even without the latest rule. In Florida, for example, FPL which sells power to the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative years ago adopted a plan to reduce its reliance on coal. As of May 2013, coal accounted for only 5.4 percent of its electricity generation. As a result, FPLs carbon-emissions rate is 35 percent below the national average. If FPL can do it, so can other utilities.Beyond the flexibility and feasibility of the plan, there are many other things to like about Obamas proposal:Clean energy. It offers growth incentives for businesses and innovators eager to devise new and better ways to generate electricity. Jobs that might be lost in coal country will be more than made up by new jobs created in expanding cheaper alternative-energy sources and bringing old, inefficient coal plants up to date.Natural gas. It allows the United States to capitalize on abundant North American natural-gas supplies, furthering a renewal of the energy business that has seen deliveries of imported oil plunge in the past few years.The coal industry and its representatives immediately pounced on the plan and called it Obamas war on coal. Wrong. Coal is losing the battle to natural gas and other alternatives in the marketplace. If anything, this is realitys war on coal. To survive the industry must adapt to what needs to become the new normal. Miami Herald DeFOOR Transfer station backConflicting sections of city code led the Marathon City Council to shoot down in April Discount Rock and Sand owner Eddie Lopezs bid to open a construction and demolition debris transfer station on Aviation Boulevard.But the council said if the conflicts were addressed, it would reevaluate the request. The board will have that chance at its scheduled Tuesday meeting. The council is to consider an ordinance, approved by the city Planning Commis sion in May, that could make transfer stations an as of right use in industrially zoned areas. As-of-right uses require only staff approval, provided whatever conditions for them outlined in the city code are met. Planning Director George Garrett included as many as 27 potential conditions for a debris transfer station. Tuesdays council hearing is technically not related to Lopezs proposed business because if the law passes, any person could open a transfer station on an industrially zoned lot. Still, its likely that both opponents and proponents of the business would will show up to state their cases. On April 22, the council denied Lopez the right to open the business because of conflicts between a table (103.15.1) and corresponding section (104.27) in the city code.The vote was 3-2 in favor of a Stirrup Key Homeowners Association appeal to overturn the Planning Com missions Dec. 16 ruling (3-2 vote) in favor of the transfer station. Vice Mayor Chris Bull and Councilman Rich Keating dissented.The table in the code says recycling facilities, which Lopezs team maintains the business would be, are an allowed use in industrial zoned areas. The site is zoned industrial and Lopez operates his current business there.But section 104.27 prohibits a construction and demolition debris transfer station, which Garrett considers the business to be. But he drafted the revision, which will allow Lopez to proceed, at the direction of the council. Tuesdays council meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center. This time, its likely to be approvedBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONDeveloper to get city OKDevelopers of a proposed 106-unit rental community on U.S. 1 near mile marker 50.5 appear set to move forward with their project despite the Marathon City Council refusing last month to give the project 19 valuable marketrate permit allocations.The council was sold on the need for the so-called Tarpon Harbour complex as much-needed, and agreed to a request for 43 affordablehousing allocations to Palm Beach Gardens-based Eastwind Development.Tuesday, the council is scheduled to award Eastwind a conditional-use permit and development agreement on top of the affordable units.Eastwind closed on the property, meaning the sale wasnt conditional to the council agreeing to give up 19 market-rate units. The firm will have to find the market-rate permit allocations on its own on the private market.In the Keys, the state limits each municipality in the number of permits that can be issued. They can be sold for whatever the market will bear.Tarpon Harbour would be located on the site of the former Aloha Trailer Park on the oceanside of U.S. 1. The 12.86-acre parcel would consist of 53 twoand threebedroom, 2.5-bath duplexes. It would 622 units (31 duplexes) of moderate affordable income housing, while the remaining 44 units (22 duplexes) would be market-rate. The expectation would be $2,000 per month rent for two-bedroom units. Tuesdays council meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center. Other agenda items include:A detailed report from interim City Manager Mike Puto on the pros and cons of bringing the citys contracted Finance Department in-house. On April 22, the council unanimously approved Coun cil man Mark Senmartins suggestion to explore the option, but Puto said last month he needed additional time to produce his report. According to initial figures provided to Senmartin by Bishop Rosasco, the company has between its fixed-rate ($365,736 per year) annual contract, hourly billing utility finance contract and other billing contracts (city manager recruitment) earned an average of $499,629 per year from 2008 through 2013.Another report from Puto on the estimated costs associated with procuring and moving the historic Fresnel lens once used at Sombrero Key Lighthouse back to Marathon.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON

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Even as the economy extends its growth and small businesses slowly add jobs, most owners are still holding off on hiring. Many owners have no plans to add to their payrolls, according to recent surveys. In three released last week, the most optimistic reading came from Bank of America Corp., which found that 52 percent of owners plan to hire over the next 12 months. But Wells Fargo & Co. found only 21 percent planned to hire, and in a Citibank survey, 25 percent had plans numbers consistent with other surveys in the past year.Some owners who do want to hire face obstacles like finding workers who can and want to do the job. In monthly reports from the National Federation of Independent Business, owners have said they cant find people with the skills they need.What will it take for companies to hire? The answer differs from one business to another.Wanted: Four clients. Marilyn Trent estimates it would take four more clients bringing in revenue of about $250,000 for her to hire for her company, which designs websites and company logos. Trent Creative is based in Detroit, where the economy has been hurt by the devastation the auto industry suffered during the recession.Competition is a problem. Even with the citys troubled economy, plenty of companies do the kind of work Trent does. Trent Creative has enough clients to keep the companys seven employees busy, but theyre not overworked. So at this point, Trent has no need to hire. But shes optimistic shell get more clients. Trent specializes in work for manufacturing companies, and their business is picking up as their customers, Detroits automakers, sell more cars. She needs to do more sales work to persuade them to create or update their web pages.The burnout factor. Mike Coffey isnt planning to hire now, but he will start recruiting if his staff of 16 shows signs of overload.Coffeys company, Imper ative Information Group, does background checks for employers. Business is good for the Fort Worth, Texas, company because the local economy is strong. Employers are hiring and want information about job candidates.Rather than hire to meet the increased demand, Coffey gives workers overtime two or three times a week. Hes cautious about hiring because he had to lay off 11 employees in 2009, when the job market froze, and he doesnt want to cut staff again if business slows. His workers like the overtime. But he keeps an eye on them, watching for signs of burnout.More money, more workers. Joe Carter wants to hire workers to expand his company, which removes asbestos, lead paint and other toxic materials from buildings. Snyder Environmental has two problems: It needs money, and it people willing and able to do the work. Investors who prefer Silicon Valley startups arent interested in an unglamorous Little Rock, Ark., company, Carter says. And bankers are slow or unwilling to lend to Snyder Environmental or its clients. Snyder Environmental has enough demand to double its business over the next two years, Carter says. But besides the money issue, he cant find the people he needs to add to his staff of about 55. *Saturday, June 7, 2014 7A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com MARKETPLACE RecentRealEstateSalesSALESvs.LASTYEAR:119percent BasedoninformationfromtheFloridaKeysBoardofREALTORS,Inc.(alternatively,fromtheFloridaKeysMLS,Inc.) fortheperiod May25-May31,2014. Key PricePriceDaysListingOffice, SellingOffice, AddressListedSoldListedListingAgent SellingAgent BigCoppitt 24JadeDr$379,000$370,00052C oldwellBankerSchmitt/VictorMusmannoColdwellBankerSchmitt/VictorMusmannoBigPineKey 1415ShoreDr$549,000$528,000212Century21Schwartz/ToniSmithCentury21Schwartz/RhondaWilliams 1667NarcissusAve$199,900$209,900100SellstateIslandProperties/MelvaWagnerFloridaKeysRealEstate/HeatherBennett 3943VennaRd$298,000$293,00038ColdwellBankerSchmitt/PattiNicklessColdwellBankerSchmitt/SamuelWilliams 31465AvenueB*$57,900$80,00093DolberryRealty/DeirdrePraughtColdwellBankerSchmitt/DonnaPezziCocoPlum 95CocoPlumDr$599,000$550,000659MarathonKeyRealEstate/ConnieTuckerCentury21Schwartz/BenDanielsCudjoeKey 21220ConchDr$589,000$555,000470ColdwellBankerSchmitt/DianeCorlissColdwellBankerSchmitt/JohnBoyle 22862JohnSilverLn$316,552$253,575113DolberryRealty/DeirdrePraughtOutsideOfMLS 701SpanishMainDr$320,000$310,00038ColdwellBankerSchmitt/FredMullinsWaterfrontKeysRlty/Trish'roy'BrummerDuckKey 7103HarborVillageDr$295,900$295,900322 HawksCayResortSales/HawksCay,M.CrowleyO utsideOfMLS 7029HarborVillageDr$288,750$295,33324CocoPlumRealEstate/KellyWilleyCentury21Schwartz/BenDaniels 241SeaviewCircle,Lot9* $119,000$108,00065RE/MAXMarathonVacation/JoeTownsendColdwellBankerSchmitt/DonnaPezziKeyColony 580&59010thSt$1,245,000$930,000494ColdwellBankerSchmitt/SamuelWilliamsColdwellBankerSchmitt/SamuelWilliams 799OeanDr$649,500$600,000373ColdwellBankerSchmitt/TeamStevensGail'sIslandRealty/GailBorysiewicz 22110THSt$550,000$520,000173RE/MAXMarathonVacation/JebHaleGail'sIslandRealty/GailBorysiewicz 2818THSt$545,000$545,00026KeyColonyBeachRealty/LynnGoodwinRealtyAssociatesFlaProperties/A.OteroKeyHaven 18BeachwoodDr$449,000$430,000115ColdwellBankerSchmitt/LisaFerringoAnchorLineRealty/DavidAustinKeyLargo 92080OverseasHwy (1) $585,000$555,000425IslandEquityRealEstate/HollyHightIslandEquityRealEstate/HollyHight 456BahiaHondaRd$219,000$210,000284TropicalRltyoftheFlaKeys/Wasmund,IvesCentury21Schwartz/BenDaniels 570LagoonLn$399,000$399,000199MarrProperties/DanMcAfeeMarrProperties/SarahRoach 325CalusaSt$175,000$156,000163RE/MAXKeysProperties/DianaFiddesWeichert,RealtorsNuStarAssoc/JoeVigo 97501OverseasHwy$194,900$195,000135Century21Schwartz/CharityReblMarrProperties/TomRodriguez 1030GibralterRd$339,000$320,00098MarrProperties/MarkMills ColdwellBankerSchmitt/LisaFerringo 165DoveLakeDr$499,000$450,00082MarrProperties/MarkMills,SusanHollerAmericanCaribbeanR.E./KellyShaw 1001ST $196,950$203,17560C oldwellBankerSchmitt/TeamPorter,Keller ShorelineProperties/J.Kelley,T.DelValle 233NormandyDr$399,900$406,05259Century21Schwartz/CharityReblCentury21Schwartz/CharityReblKeyWest 6COPLiquorLicenseWay(1) $3,000$180,000233RE/MAXKeysConnection/CurtisSkompCentury21Schwartz/RandySelden 729WhiteheadSt (1) $1,745,000$1,650,00088BoneIslandRealty/KenSchultzKeyWestRealEstate/RichardHaskins 3320RooseveltBlvd (1) $4,232$210,00010Pr udentialKnight&Gardner/Knight,GardnerPr udentialKnight&Gardner/Knight,Gardner 219SimontonSt (1) $930,000$930,0000BoneIslandRealty/KenSchultzKeyWestRealEstate/RichardHaskins 615MickensLn$575,000$535,0001688Truman&Co./WilliamBrownTruman&Co./SuzanneMoore 3612NorthsideDr$365,000$360,000112SBXCommercialR.E./J.Searcy,T.GarciaSeaportRealtors/JanineSeibert 2525FlaglerAve$259,900$253,000652RealtyExecutivesFlaKeys/JamesOliveFlorida'sRealty/LarryMaas 107FrontSt$1,250,000$1,153,300123CompassRealty/MeganBehmkeCompassRealty/MeganBehmke 620ThomasSt$529,900$499,000122CompassRealty/J.MichaelCaronCompassRealty/MeganBehmke 3029RooseveltBlvd$339,900$337,000108PrudentialKnight&Gardner/T.GomezAmericanCaribbean/SandraTuttle 819ElizabethSt$685,000$685,000106Truman&Co./LynnKaufelt ColdwellBankerSchmitt/PeterPetro 614ElizabethSt$499,000$450,000102DougMayberryR.E./DouglasMayberryPreferredProperties/GaryThomas 729WhiteheadSt$1,745,000$1,650,00098OutsideOfMLS KeyWestRealEstate/RichardHaskins 174GolfClubDr$350,000$337,50092CompassRealty/MicheleGrahlColdwellBankerSchmitt/LisaFerringo 2907HarrisAve$575,000$560,00086SchwartzPropertySales/AndreaWeitzDougMayberryR.E./KentDucote 620ThomasSt$629,000$575,00084CompassRealty/MeganBehmkeColdwellBankerSchmit/BrianTrible 2727HarrisAve$429,000$400,00078PrudentialKnight&Gardner/C.NolanPrudentialKnight&Gardner/B.Donnelly 1418PineSt$450,000$405,00078ColdwellBankerSchmitt/SeanFarrerPr udentialKnight&Gardner/E.Chamberlain 1410DuncanSt$795,000$764,00059PreferredProperties/DanielSkahenRoyalPalmsRealty/ScottForman 3312NorthsideDr$189,000$179,50052BascomGroomsR.E./BascomGroomsKeyWestProperties/MikeSullivan 1221NewtonSt$1,025,000$975,00049Truman&Co./LynnKaufelt LastKeyRealty/ChristopherSantryLittleTorchKey 517HeckAve$559,000$540,000159ColdwellBankerSchmitt/LisaFerringoColdwellBankerSchmitt/DaveWiley JamaicaLn*$85,000$90,10034ColdwellBankerSchmitt/AbbyOglesbeeKeyIsleRealty/S.SanLorenzo-BrokerLowerMatecumbe 76777OverseasHwy$179,000$179,000376Century21AllKeys/RalphSanchezCentury21AllKeys/RalphSanchez 75811OverseasHighway$649,000$586,00099OceanSotheby'sIntlRealty/JamieDanielsKeyIsleRealty/JohnTracy 101GulfviewDr$599,550$611,50091OceanSotheby'sIntlRealty/LeslieLeopoldOceanSotheby'sIntlRealty/BillHartMarathon 115AlynnPl$269,900$205,000419RE/MAXKeysToTheKey/TeamWilkinsonIslandBreezeRealty/LauraHutt 2919SombreroBlvd$875,000$800,000349C oldwellBankerSchmitt/J.Mothner,J.FergusonC oldwellBankerSchmitt/RobinKluck 12399OverseasHwy$399,000$390,000227AmericanCaribbeanR.E./KathrynRummeryAmericanCaribbeanR.E./K.Rabito-Show 617SombreroBeachRd$745,000$715,000211ColdwellBankerSchmitt/AmyPutoColdwellBankerSchmitt/AlinaDavis 12690OverseasHwy$355,500$320,000164ColdwellBankerSchmitt/LelaAshkarianRE/MAXMarathonVacationR.E./J.Cook 52392NDStreetOcean$150,000$135,00096 RE/MAXMarathonVacationR.E./B.SymondsA mericanCaribbeanR.E./KristenBrenner 68492NDStreetOcean$200,000$237,50088AmericanCaribbeanR.E./KarenRaspeAmericanCaribbeanR.E./KarenRaspeOceanReef 73PumpkinCayRoad$731,100$744,00083PrudentialBishopRltyAssoc./D.BishopPrudentialBishopRltyAssoc./D.BishopOther 0SanIsidro,HerediaCR$850,000$840,000218AmericanCaribbeanR.E./GingerHendersonA mericanCaribbeanR.E./GingerHenderson 16920297St$129,900$129,90076ColdwellBankerSchmitt/SallyStriblingOutsideOfMLS-FKBR 226137THTerr$126,000$120,00083CoasttoCoastREGroup/MaryPecorinoOutsideOfMLS-FKBRPlantationKey 137SeverinoDr$1,150,000$1,000,000113ColdwellBankerSchmitt/JoeTalamasColdwellBankerSchmitt/CharlottePorter 135AregoodLn $139,000$85,000847AmericanCaribbeanR.E./KristenBrennerAmericanCaribbeanR.E./KristenBrennerRamrodKey 27287ShannahanRd$225,000$245,000338Century21Schwartz/DanielUrbanAmericanCaribbeanR.E./SandraTuttle 421WestIndiesDrive$479,000$468,00054ColdwellBankerSchmitt/TeamSharpeColdwellBankerSchmitt/LisaFerringo 0GuadaloupeLn* $62,620$63,00060SellstateIslandProperties/MelvaWagnerSellstateIslandProperties/StevenEidRocklandKey 12CalleUnoUnkn$549,000$500,000132PrudentialKnight&Gardner/KarenLaneSouthernmostRealty/MiladeMierStockIsland 6840FrontSt(1) $3,950,000$3,000,000514ColdwellBankerSchmitt/BrianSchmittSBXCommercialRealEstate/PeterBatty 911thAve$249,000$220,000303ColdwellBankerSchmitt/BarbaraCrespoColdwellBankerSchmitt/BarbaraCrespoSummerlandKey 564ShoreDr$675,000$636,250266ColdwellBankerSchmitt/FredMullinsA mericanCaribbeanR.E./MatthewBlalockWindleyKey 130AnglersWay$520,000$485,00098RE/MAXKeysProperties/JenniferMillerColdwellBankerSchmitt/JamieEngel 85301OverseasHwy$700,000$700,00059Century21AllKeys/DanielSanchezCentury21AllKeys/DanielSanchezVacantLot*CommercialProperty(1) Dont make the same 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THE FULLERS INSURANCE 305-294-6677 HOMEOWNERS WIND FLOOD1432 Kennedy Drive Key West, FL 33040 www. FullersInsurance.com Barbara Direct (305) 731-3212 Rusty Direct (305) 481-6889Barbara & Rusty Stevens REALTORS 11050 Overseas Hwy. Marathon, FL 33050 350 4th Street Key Colony Beach 500 9th Street Key Colony Beach 799 W. Ocean Drive, Unit 12Key Colony Beach These 3 properties in beautiful Key Colony Beach JUST SOLD! WELCOME YOUR NEW NEIGHBORS!Looking to SELL or BUY your Own Piece of Paradise? Call Us Today! 3623 Bahama Street Big Pine Key Proud supporter of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable FoundationRobin KluckBROKER ASSOCIATE(305) 360-2073www.marathonFLhomesforsale.com 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050Open 7 Days A Week I JUST SOLD this 2BR/2BA home on Big Pine Key for 97% of the listing price in JUST 55 DAYS!To get your home SOLD or if you would like to invest in property here in the Florida Keys, give me a call today! 59773 Paradise Place Grassy KeyCongratulations to Don & Dawn on their new Piece of Paradise on Grassy Key! For a PERSONAL and PROFESSIONAL touch in all your real estate deals, call me today! 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Elaine ZimmermanREALTOR(305) 360-0806Open 7 Days A Week SERVING NO MOREKeynoter photos by LARRY KAHNTwo restaurants in the Middle Keys have shuttered their doors in recent weeks, the Baricci Cafe (top) on 53rd Street and, this past week, the Chesapeake (above) at 11399 Overseas Highway, across U.S. 1 from the Town Square Mall. Both businesses were owned by Alejandro Guardiola of Miami, who said in April that he was pursuing food and restaurant business opportunities in the Middle Keys. Those plans apparently have gone by the wayside. Keys InfoNet.comCome visit our online photo galleries and submit your own photos BusinessFirms play waiting gameJOYCE M. ROSENBERGAssociated PressSMALL BUSINESS

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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 8A Saturday, June 7, 2014 37 New Graduates in Monroe CountyCongratulations to the Students, Mentors, Families and Donors! 2014 GRADUATES CHANGE A LIFE, ONE CHILD AT A TIME!If youll volunteer just one hour a week, you can give a child a college education. Dont wait, volunteer today! Call Take Stock in Children at (305) 293-1546 for a mentor application and information. Coral Shores High School Peter Amendola Jason Basler Barbara Bauman Bob Borselli Kristen Butcher Christian Callsen Scott Cockrell Racquel Daniels Julie Eakin Dean Eakin Demetrios Efstratiou Peggie Fabel Pamela Feeser Sherwood Hanford Jay Hillman Dawn Hire Tricia Hynes Claire Johnson Kenneth Korshin Jim Leenhouts Delores Lofton Kara Lundgren Patrice Messina Patrick Meyers Brittany Miller Linda Mixon Gaby Munoz Elizabeth Riesz Cale SmithFrancine Swadley-LemayChris Trentine Wendy Tribble Maryann Warren Carolyn Wightman Dianne Wischmeier Monica Woll Jessie Wood Kim YoungbloodHorace O Bryant Middle Lisa Bauer Michael Bravo Kristina Callaway Suzanne Coleman Daniel Coll Diane Covan Patrick Davis Danielle DeJong Karli Demeza Carol Fisk Rhonda Flores Linda Gower Frederic Greenberg Jean Gregory Darren Horan Deborah Iwaskow David Keller Amy Lachat-Lynch Cheryl Murphy Margaret Philip Jose Pichardo Victoria Quemada Paunece Ramage Robyn Romanoff Piper Smith Mary Taylor Jeremy WilkersonKey Largo SchoolDolores Barreto Kimberlee Burke Carolyn Campbell Joe Cianciolo Betty Clark Danielle Hill John Izanec Jeanetta Joseph Peg Laron Mykael Marinelli Cynthia Swenson Joanne Tremblay Jeanna WittKey West CollegiateJoy Brown-Taylor Henry Hamilton Hannah Johannes Jack PaulKey West High SchoolDale Allen Cathleen Ayala-Crane Chris Belland Ronit Berdugo Loie Blackstone Candace Block Joanne Brennan Spenser Bryan Jocelyn Cabrera Prudence Churchill Liz Cisneros Mona Clark Mindy Conn Maria De La Torre Robert Delaune Mila DeMier Regeis Dove Katchen Duncan Donato Elomina Rachel Everett Perry Frantzman Jeff Frost Michel Gehin Richard Grusin Roni Hall Ben Harrison Tom Haskins Carol Hatton Leslie Holmes Jennifer Hulse Olwen Iarrobino Amy Johnson Joelle Keane Janine Keller Terri Labrada Charles Lee Chuck Licis Rosanne Martinet Rachel Martinez Michelle Maxwell Mary McCulloch Mike Mongo Sara Moses Jane Parthemore Larry Plummer Letisia Powell Mardee Rath-Eamilao Ruth Reiter Carlos Rojas Terry Schmida James Sheagren Diane Shelby Marzena Slusher Scott Smith Sally Smith Yvette Talbott Walter Taylor Ruth Thurston Juliette Torres Gavin Townsend Christine Trovato Cindy Urban Kristina Welburn Jeremy Wilkerson Phil Wilson Don Yates Sheri YoestMarathon Middle/HighPat Baragwanath Ashley Baron Jeanine Basso Ruth Becker Sarah Biffel Chris Bull Barbara Cavanah Teresa Condas Matt Coyle Anthony Culver Diane Culver Susan Dalrymple Jody Del Gaizo Cindy Durkin Christina Gonzalez Angela Gruetzmann Douglas Helkenn Don Hiller Patricia Hintze Celia Hitchins Kristen Livengood Jacqueline Luce Jessica Lugo Tom Matthews Diane Middlesworth Peter Morris Ruth Olson Beth Pinkus Karen Pleasant Michael Puto Liz Ramos Tray-Ci Roberts Deborah Ryan Cassandra Scanlon Blair Shiver James Simcic Melanie Stefanidis Patrick Stevens Jamie Stevens Devon Villareal Larry WhitePlantation Key SchoolCarolyn Jimenez Stacey Milchman Lauretta Reeves Mary Roth Jean SimmonsSigsbee Charter SchoolScarlet Moore Monica MunozSugarloaf SchoolMaria Fappiano Morgan Smeraldi Christina WingardTreasure Village MontessoriKenneth Korshin ARCH ANGEL American Legion Post 145, Islamorada Robert & Carolyn Belcaster Helens Hope Foundation Keys Childrens Foundation, Inc Edward Knight John R. Padget The M. Pat Miller Foundation Ocean Reef Community Foundation, Inc. Clark & Jean Shannon Upper Keys Rotary Foundation John N. Taylor, Jr. Robert Brooks White, Jr. (Memorial) GUARDIAN ANGEL Key West Sunrise Rotary Club of the Conch Republic John Ring Rotary Club of Key Largo, Inc ANGEL Big Pine & Lower keys Rotary Club, Inc Evan & Barbara Corns Hunter Ward Foundation Key West Rotary Club Foundation Oneblood Singing for Change Foundation The Dillard Foundation The Stentzel Foundation The Thoroughfare Foundation VN Memorial FL Keys, Inc. Wilson Media Group Leonard Wood PATRON SAINT David Breznicky Bergstrom Foundation The Kriby Family Foundation Jensen Claus & Henrik Holbaek Clements Family Charitable Trust The Kids Fund Krause Properties The Lookout Foundation SAINT The Alexander Family Foundation Dale Allen Clayton & Mary Ellen Beattie Ben & Anne Bergeron Stephen Stephen Burke Tom & Kathy Cawley M.Campbell Cawood A. Denny & Elena Ellerman Fine Line Graphics Corporation Perry Frantzman Goldmans Bagel Deli Ervin & Sandy Higgs David & Lynn Kaufelt Kawaler Family Charitable Foundation Key West Womans Club, Inc Roger & Pamela Kostmayer Jay Levin Joseph Liszka Frederick Marcus Melamead Foundation Nick Doll Photography Sheldon & Deborah Mermelstein Phyllis Rose Dr. Edward Pitts Lawrence Plummer Preferred Properties Real Estate Eugene & Avis Robinson Robert Rymer & John Teets Spootswood Companies Robert & Fran Silverman Ann Storandt Philip & Patricia Timyan Truman & Company Thomas & Jane Vetter George & Barbara Webb Jimmy Weekly The Westin Key West Resort & Marina Stanley & Judy Zabar FRIEND Wayne & Jennifer Adkins W. Perry Arnold & Rita Linder Matthew Babich & Debbie Ann Brittin Raymond Baker Steven & Mary Ellen Bear Bessember Trust Company Candace Block Linda Lee Byars Ross Clairborne John & Noreen Collins Brian Dassler Sheldon Davidson & Susan Server Frankie Demaras James Drake William & Juliann Erhart Peyton Evans Carole & Gerald Fauth Foster Family Foundation Phyllis & Michael Foster Daniel Foy Shirley Freemen The Gardens Hotel Wilma Garrison Constance Gilbert Elaine Ginsberg Dr. Beverly Goldner Philip & Ellen Guidi Eric Haley James & Patricia Hall Mark Howell Dennis & Beverly Howley Elizabeth Ingnoffo John & Genevieve Isaken M. Gordon & Susan Keiser Ronald & Kathleen Koenig Mark & Lisa Laskow Martin & Sharon Lehmann Gary & Carole Leone Thomas Lindsay Lisa Cowan Interiors Donald & Emily Lowe Lillian & Ellen Luning The Margaritaville Store, Inc George & Sheryl Martz Joseph Marubbio Mastrobuono Living Trust Harry & Marie Mathews James & Mary Elizabeth McCulloch Dennis McIlhinney Daniel McMahon Roger & Cynthia McVeigh William & Jenny Mead Daniel Metzler Jennifer Miller Robert & Constance Miller Patrick & Norma Mollica Charles Moseley Gail Murray National Campaign Supply Corp Anne Padget Paradise Tennis, LLC Plumbing & Heating Services, Inc Mark & Jane Porter William & Mary Porter Publix Super Markets Ronald & Diane Reupert Richard Warner Maureen Rokita Royal Furniture F. Samaha Bruce Scheeler Robert Schettig Walter & Joanna Schmida David Schreiber & Sharon Agee Elizabeth Scribner Anne Shaver Mary Sheerin Kerry & Diane Shelby Lynn Sherman Robert & Patricia Simpson Gwenn Smith Jean Stearns Stevenson -Cooper, Inc Anthony & Gloria Straube Strunk Ace Hardware Sunset Rotary Club of Key West Lawrence & Sharon Teacher BB&T Branch Banking & Trust Co. Upper Keys Garden Club Damian Vantriglia Lynne Vantriglia WeBeFit Philip & Donna Wheeler Marguerite Whitney Harry & Lois Winslow Bert Whitt & Dennis Beaver William & Katrina Wiatt Woman Care of the Keys, Inc Wreckers of Key West Charitable Association, Inc KEY WEST HIGH SCHOOL MARATHON HIGH SCHOOL CORAL SHORES HIGH SCHOOL2014 DONORS 2014 MENTORS CORPORATE SPONSORS Celebrating 14 Years of Success! WWW.TAKESTOCKMONROE.ORG Kristen Cumiskey Sylvia Walden Anika Yasmin Cali Roberts Shayne Alongi Mercedes Cosby Sandra Cottrell Natasha Gonzalez Melody Cooper Mayla Garcia-Herrera Rachel Oropeza Torrin Jacobsen Alyson Crean Diamond Dumas Tasha Dupree Zachary Stratton Sidney Goldman Suzann Slaunwhite Daniel Quinlan George Fontana Sara Espinosa Hellmut Augustin Danny Valdez Gavin Mock Emil Loether Erika Munoz Barbara Webb Ramon Arza-Sosa Gerald Hughes Alaina Rodriguez Denise Rohrer Laura Urbay Mary Sheerin Ruth Bien-Aime Helen Rowe Amos Louis Edwardo Pitts Justin Mock Daniel McMahon Stephanie Reyes Sherry Alana Adrian Borrego Art Stephens Dominick Desrosiers Craig Rabito Sarah Dodamead Lauren Breckwoldt Adyledis Hernandez Lauren Ewing Rebecca Davis Jessie Wood Maria Lozada Stephanie Scuderi Kelly Cassidy Lois VanLent Chelsea Penne Cathy Koltz Salvador Barrios Jodi Fiedler Camilla Roa Jennifer MillerDylan Scoble Sheila Doerr Briauna Purdo Bernice Dionne Eddy Quezada Lois VanLent Jesus Barrios Gretchen Meyers Shanice Mills Claudia Stober Monroe County New Total Graduate Count471

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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 5B 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038NEW ARRIVALS Leather Sectionals & Recliners Fantasy Flowers Lamps Artwork Castaways Against CancerA weeklong kayak trip from Miami to Key West starts today. The goal of the 15 participants: Raise money for the American Cancer Society. Story, 2BBSports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment UNEXPECTED CATCH TOES GETTING WET Zeko Sharpe (left) gets swimming and driving lessons from Tyler Knight, a member of the Middle Keys chapter of USA Swimming, at the Cabana Club in Key Colony Beach. A new round of lessons is about to begin. To find out more, call coach Tim Knight at 872-9822.Permit tourney honors fly expertAnglers whose passion is permit can pursue the wily sport fish in the name of the late angling legend Del Brown July 13 through 16. Thats when the Del Brown Permit Tournament honors the man who invented the Del Brown Permit Fly and caught more than 500 permit during his lifetime. The angler who catches the most total inches of permit on fly on the flats earns the title of grand champion. Awards also await the grand champion guide, runner-up grand champion and the angler who catches the events largest permit. The fly-only Del Brown Permit Tournament begins with a kickoff event and captains meeting at 6 p.m. July 13 at La Trattoria Oceanside, 3593 S. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West. The angling action is scheduled July 14 to 16. Daily 6:30 a.m. breakfasts are scheduled at the Hurricane Hole Marina, 5130 Overseas Highway on Stock Island, and boats can depart at 7:30 a.m. each day. Lines-out is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. daily, with postfishing hors doeuvres and a cash bar available upstairs at the Hurricane Hole. An awards ceremony is to follow July 16s fishing and scorekeeping at the marina. The entry fee is $1,500 per angler. Professionals and guides are allowed to compete. Proceeds benefit the Jon Ain Memorial Fund at the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust. Ain, one of fly fishings top permit anglers and the organizer of Key Wests March Merkin tournament, died in 2012. To get the specifics, go to www.delbrown.com or call 744-0903 or (305) 360-6969.Brown event open to all, including prosKEY WEST FISHINGGator Club Derby returnsAnglers 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 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 secondplace 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 thirdplace 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. Friday at the Stock Island Marina Village. Fishing is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. the next two days, with weigh-ins until 5:30 p.m. both days. Each team is allowed to enter one qualifying fish per day. June 21s angling action is to be followed by a cocktail gathering, dinner, auction and speakers presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m. June 22 is to feature a 6:30 p.m. cocktail party and awards ceremony. Both events are scheduled at the Stock Island Marina Village. 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. Tournament information and registration is at www .keywest.gatorclub.com, or call 304-0317.Thousands of tourney dollars up for the taking in Key WestKEY WEST FISHING Ron Knipe, a dermatologist from Orlando, was trolling with Capt. Doug Kelley on May 31 in about 650 feet of water off Marathon when they landed this white marlin. They used a Billy Bait with 30-pound tackle. The marlin was released after Knipe and Kelley got this quick photo. In addition to the marlin, they landed eight dolphins. Dolphin, tuna are targetsFishing action awaits anglers of all ages at the Burdines Waterfront Dolphin & Blackfin Tuna Fun Fishing Tournament, with the 14th annual familyfriendly event set for June 27 through 29. The fun kicks off June 27 with a 5 p.m. captains meeting at Burdines Waterfront Marina, on the oceanside end of 15th Street in Marathon. Participants can enjoy happy hour overlooking Boot Key Harbor with a buffet of complimentary hors doeuvres, beverages and a prize raffle.Participants fish the next two days, vying for top prizes of $700, $350 and $200 for the individual adult anglers who catch the tournaments three heaviest dolphin.The top three anglers in the junior division are to be awarded $300, $200 and $100. Cash prizes of $750 each are to be presented to the anglers who catch the events heaviest blackfin tuna and wahoo.The awards are to be presented at a banquet set for 6 p.m. June29y at Burdines. Entry fees of $100 per adult and $50 per junior angler apply. To find out more, call Brenda Duff 743-5317 or send an e-mail to burdineswater front@gmail.com.Burdines 14th annual event is June 27-29MARATHON FISHING

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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday, June 7, 2014 L.A. Times crossword puzzle YOU TOO Solution in the June 11 Keynoter ACROSS 1Bar stock 5Work on copy 9Student of Socrates 14Lemony characteristic 18Carefree walk 20Cowboy quarterback Tony 21Red River capital 22Botanical cover 23Being on hands and knees? 26Small monkey 27Closet accessory 28Fill fully 29Aint the way it should be? 30Bring home 31Schooner drivers 33Many an outdoor eatery 35Red in a cellar 37Story surprise 41Remains on the shelf 43Beginning to exist 45Follow the proverbial crowd? 48To such an extent 52s Israeli prime minister 53Ahead of, in verse 54Honey source 55Seuss The 5000 Fingers of ___ 56Indic language 57Clear 59Enduring work 61The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas author 62High crime, briefly 63Asserted ones innocence, perhaps 64Frequent co-star of Sylvester 66Bust gp. 67Soda fountain? 71Town boor in a western capital? 73__ de mer 74Not natural 75Low wetlands 76Little, in Lille 77Activist Medgar 79Place to go when it rains 81Stomach-related 85His show had a Jaywalking segment 86Havent we __? 87Family thats not kin 88Hindu honorific 89Lanford Wilsons The __ Baltimore 90Emotional wounds 92Auto equipment supplier? 95Like clay pots 97Right away! 98Cohort of Threepio 99Support for the Lone Ranger? 102Finished a flight 104Leaves alone, in a way 106Once more 107Pelvic bones 109Pouting grimace 111Butting heads 116Dial alternative 117Prescription for extremely potent medicine? 120Toy on a hill 121Stuck up? 122Alike, to Alain 123American of Japanese descent 124Sailors direction 125The Gondoliers lass 126Idea beginning 127__ pilot DOWN 1Headlong 21979 disco hit 3Odists deep black 4Vending machine tricker 5Directional finish 6Less-than-happy lot 7Thickly applied paint 8Binge 9Key letter 10Queen of rap 11Cordial flavorings 12Homer, for one 13Topical medication 14One hyping the spud industry? 15Sans serif typeface 16Big bang material 17Flash 191974 Top 10 hit whose title means You are 24The Stepford Wives novelist Levin 25Flash 32Rhone feeder 34Gets in on the deal 36Neon borders? 37Game of Thrones rating 38Super Bowl III coach Ewbank 39Last one __ a rotten egg! 40Proceeded confidently 42Lease prohibition 44Group of friends 46Work on copy 47Interpret 49Corleone traitor 50It may be bid 51Charge 55Calls on a retro phone 58Guitar ancestors 59Filled (in) 60Getz and Kenton 61Freelancers supply: Abbr. 63Act rudely, maybe 65Render less effective 67Extract metal from 68Be in doubt 69Uncle Vanya woman 70Clerical worker 71Montenegro neighbor 72Superman nemesis 75Meat and potatoes 78Court case involving a British tennis player and a rake? 80Arabian peninsula native 81Feel (for) 82Game ended by the mercy rule 83Wishing wont make __ 84Old African queen, familiarly 86Residence Inn company 88Attorney regulator 91Author Rita __ Brown 92Tightens, perhaps 93Take the edge off 94Accelerate 96Alaska Panhandle city 99Burrito dressing 100As a whole 101Bad place for a breach 103I didnt need to hear that! 105Cross shape 108End-of-the-line item 110Universal donors type, briefly 112Dont mention 113Capsule contents 114Forest prancers 115Agitated state 118Child expert LeShan 119Advanced attorneys deg. Crossword solutionSolution to the June 4 puzzle. Island Vision Careis now accepting NEW patients.Dr.John Sheldon's optometry practice services all ages,from kids to seniors.Monday Friday 9AM to 5PM Saturday by appointment6400 Overseas Hwy. MM 50.5 (next to Herbies)743-2020 Living LIVING BRIEFSBisceglia elected to schools groupRetired Florida Keys educator Sandi Bisceglia has been elected president-elect of the Florida Elementary and Middle School Principals Association. Ballots were returned to the trade group April 20 and the results certified May 1. The installation of officers is later this month. Bisceglias three-year term has her representing all schools from kindergarten through eighth grade. In her role, she will become a member of the 15-member Florida Association of School Administrators, which lobbies lawmakers on schoolrelated issues.Bisceglia is a former principal of Plantation Key School and second-grade teacher at Stanley Switlik Elementary School in Marathon.Key West church hosts bible schoolGrace Lutheran Church in Key West has planned its annual vacation Bible School, themed Gangway to Galilee, for June 9 through 13.Its for kids age 4 through fifth grade and runs from 9 a.m. to noon in the church sanctuary, 2713 Flagler St. To find out more, call Kris Bly at (305) 735-3920.Diving attorneys help clean trashThe Dolphin Research Center and a group of scubadiving attorneys collectively known as the DiveBar are partnering to clean trash from the Toms Harbor Bridge on June 14. The effort to collect discarded fishing line and other debris starts in the parking area on the west side of the bridge, mile marker 60.6, at 3 p.m. It goes on for two hours. Participants should wear clothes, hats and shoes that can get wet or dirty, and bring a bug repellent, sunscreen and a cutting tool. The Dolphin Research Center will supply water, trash bags and gloves. The Fort Lauderdale-based DiveBar will provide food and drinks.To ensure enough refreshments are available, RSVP by calling 289-1121, Ext. 229.Summer kayak trips scheduledFriends and Volunteers of Refuges, a Lower Keys group that volunteers for the Keys national wildlife refuges, has planned its summer schedule for full-moon kayak tours.The two-hour paddles off Big Pine and No Name keys cost $25, which goes toward group efforts to support the refuges. It includes single or double kayaks, paddles, safety gear and a professional guide. The launch is from Big Pine Kayak Adventures on Big Pine. Theyre set for 8:30 p.m. June 14, July 13 and Aug. 11. For more information or to preregister, call the refuges visitor center at 872-0774 or Bill Keough at 872-7474.20 years of Apple in Keys discussedThe Upper Keys Mac User Group hosts Tom Mulhall of Macintosh Systems Solutions on June 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Key Largo library, in Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4. Mulhall plans to talk about more than 20 years of Apple history in the Keys. Hell share his own story, which starts in 1976, when he met Mel Fisher and Steve Jobs in the same year. He used to own an Apple store in Key West.No reservations required. The meeting includes refreshments. To find out more about the free session, call 451-4601.Youngberg event helps musicianKeys singer and songwriter Scott Youngberg has been diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer, chordoma, and faces a year or more of surgery, chemotherapy and proton beam radiation in Boston, one of the few cities with the facilities and experts available to treat the disease.Because Youngberg will not be able to perform while thats going on, numerous friends and fans are hosting a benefit to help defray his expenses while he is in Boston.The Scott Youngberg Idle Speed (the title of his most recent album) Benefit will be held June 15 at the oo-tray restaurant in Islamorada, mile marker 81 oceanside. The event goes from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and features live music outside, music videos inside, southern style food, a silent auction, raffles and a Fathers Day photo booth. For more information, go to www.keysice.com.Kayakers, canoers needed for cleanupBahia Honda State Park in the Lower Keys will host a kayakand canoe-based man grove cleanup on June 27 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. A personal flotation device and whistle are required. Clothes and shoes that can get wet and dirty are recommended, as are a hat, sunscreen, drinking water and snacks. The park is offering free entrance for preregistered participants. To register and for more information, e-mail Brittany Burtner at Brittany.Burtner@ dep.state.fl.us or call 8729807. Bahia Honda is at mile marker 36.8.Kayaking for a causeWhen Steve OBrien lost his mother June to lung cancer in 1999, he knew he needed to find a way to honor her. At her wake, he had an idea: What if I kayak from Miami to Key West? His rationale was simple: Cancer treatments are often brutal, taking a toll on a patients physical, mental and emotional states. He wanted to show support by doing something that required endurance. We cant go through radiation, we cant go through chemo, but we can do something thats physically demanding, he said. In 2000, the social studies teacher from Christopher Columbus High School in Miami gathered three others two fellow teachers and one radio reporter and set out on a seven-day, 165-mile journey. They called themselves the Castaways Against Cancer. The first trip was grueling. They battled mosquitoes, sun exposure, aching muscles and fatigue but they raised $10,000. Today, 15 men will embark on the organizations 15th journey to the Keys, expected to take a week depending on the weather. The group has raised more than $500,000 since that first trip, and all of the money has been donated to the American Cancer Society. The kayakers range from a 22-year-old to OBrien, 60.The team attracts people from all over the country. This years crew will include a firefighter, a stay-at-home dad, a financial executive and a scientist. The crew now boasts several corporate sponsors including banks, law firms and sporting companies.Patrick Linfors, a 38year-old Boy Scouts of America executive who lives in Orlando, serves as the team captain. He has participated in all of the kayaking trips since the beginning. I just loved the idea of kayaking from Miami to Key West, he said. It sounded like the adventure of a lifetime. I jumped at the opportunity. For Linfors, the journey has become much more personal over time. His wife, brother, father and sister-inlaw have all been diagnosed with cancer at some point. Logistically, the trip can get dangerous. While every team member is required to wear a life jacket and several team members are trained in open water rescues, Linfors said theyve had a few close calls. Last summer, the team got caught in a storm and several kayaksCastaways set off today for cancer groupBy AYANA STEWARTastewart@MiamiHerald.comFUNDRAISING Steven OBrien (left), Eric Pino, Pedro Almeida and Luis De La Aguilera work out prior to last years trip.Miami Herald photos by PATRICK FARRELL Steve OBrien was among the kayakers in last years Castaways Against Cancers kayak trip from Miami to Key West.See Castaways, 3B

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They are tiny animals with cute faces. Theyre covered in quills. They roll into prickly balls when they are scared. The ideal pet? Hedgehogs are steadily growing in popularity across the United States, despite laws in at least six states banning or restricting them as pets (theyre legal in Florida). Breeders say the trend is partly fueled by the fact that hedgehogs require less maintenance than dogs and cats, and because they emit little odor, in sharp contrast with rodents and rabbits. They are largely hypoallergenic and are solitary, making them ideal for those with a busy lifestyle. A hedgehog can hang out all day while you are at work, you can come home, hang out with it for a couple of hours or, you know, put it away, said Massachusetts hedgehog breeder Jennifer Crespo. Crespos 4-year-old son, Wyatt, sat on the sofa in their home recently, his arm wrapped around the neck of a German shepherd named Ares while an African pygmy hedgehog named Jambalaya clambered across his legs. The attraction to the animals may have started with a video game Sonic is a blue hedgehog who runs at supersonic speeds and curls into a ball to attack its enemies but it has grown through people sharing pictures of their pets on social media and elsewhere online. An Instagram account set up by the owners of a hedgehog named Biddy in Oregon has nearly 370,000 followers, while National Geographic Magazine put a hedgehog on the cover of its April edition to illustrate a trend of people owning exotic animals. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which requires anyone breeding at least three hedgehogs to get a license, says it has no data on hedgehog ownership. The breed is a hybrid of the four-toed hedgehog or African white-bellied hedgehog and the Algerian hedgehog. Its natural habitat is central, eastern and southern Africa. It is now illegal to import them into the United States, meaning the current breeding stock cannot be expanded. But Jill Warnick, a breeder in Brookline, Mass., said demand for hedgehogs has grown so much over the years that potential pet owners have to fill out an application form and then wait for their turn to buy the weaned offspring. When I first started, I might have a waiting list of five people, Warnick said, as hedgehogs slept in hiding spots installed in their cages. Well, 19 years later, I have a waiting list of 500 people. Breeders typically begin holding hedgehog offspring in their hands for a short time each day beginning a few days after their birth in an effort to get them accustomed to humans. That helps makepethedgehogs bond with their owners, said Warnick, who has sold about 350 hedgehogs. The animals are banned in six states and Washington, D.C., for reasons ranging from being nonnative species to concerns that they could set up a wild population. Hedgehogs can also shed the salmonella bacterium, which represents a health risk to young children and older people with weakened immune systems. Pet owners can minimize that risk by washing their hands immediately after handling hedgehogs, cleaning their cages or feeding them. Saturday, June 7, 2014 3B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com $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:Congratulations to the Happy Buyers! Closings are a Breeze with David!! David Grego Owner/ Broker REALTOR, GRI www.IslandBreezeRealty.com 305-481-1296 Buying or Selling call David Grego TODAY! SOLD 12220 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 REALTOR RSPS, AHWD, e-Pro www.PropertyInTheFloridaKeys.com Congratulations to the New Owners! Closings are a Breeze with Laura!! Buying or Selling call Laura Hutt TODAY! 12220 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 SOLD Laura Hutt 305-432-0320 almost capsized. One year, the teammates became stranded on Sombrero Beach in Marathon. Another year, a raccoon stole a kayakers wallet while the team was camping at Elliott Key in Biscayne National Park. Its very much a mission, not just a weeklong trip to the Keys, he said. For Linfors, the trip has created a brotherhood. After paddling together for 10 hours a day, he bonds with the people around him. The trip ends with a team dinner and reception in Key West. On the last day, team members lay flowers in the water to represent the loved ones theyre paddling for. OBrien plans to participate until he turns 70, and hes encouraged by the teams younger members, who plan to continue the kayak trips for years to come. It took on a life of its own, he said. I am so pleased and so happy. Even with the hardships theyve faced including getting caught in tropical storms and having hotel reservations canceled at the last minute OBrien considers it the highlight of his year. I cant even tell you how much Im looking forward to it, he said.The group expects to raise $125,000 by the end of the year. OBriens next goal: Convincing Gov. Rick Scott to join the team for a day.If you really want to do successful fundraising, you just have to have good faith in people, he said. Be positive and do good things. Goodness attracts goodness.Trip likely to take a weekFrom Castaways, 2BWINNING MESSAGES The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority board on May 28 recognizes Keys students for winning awards in their divisions in a water-conservation poster contest conducted by the FKAA in partnership with the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association. At the presentation are (from left) board Chairman J. Robert Dean, secretary/treasurer Brain Barroso, third-place winner (fourth and fifth grade) Allie Adler from Island Christian School and her mother, board member Melva Wagner, Executive Director Kirk Zuelch, first-place winner (ninth through 12th grade) from ICS Bailee Egan and her mother, Vice Chairwoman Antoinette Appell, board member David Ritz and Poinciana Elementary School art teacher Jennifer Franke. Hedgehogs popularity growsOne has more than 300,000 Instagram fansBy RODRIQUE NGOWIAssociated PressOUR PETSKey West gets busy with 3 celebrationsJune brings some stifling heat to the Keys, but it also brings some red-hot festivals. The following start this coming week.Mystery fansFans of mystery fiction can learn how their favorite authors craft tales of murder and mayhem at the Mystery Writers Key West Fest. The sleuthing celebration is set for June 13 through 15 in Key West.Presented in part by the Mystery Writers of America, the festival features authors sharing insights on intrigue and offers aspiring writers a chance to pitch their plots to editors and e-book publishers.Events include meetand-greet parties, panels on aspects of mystery writing and publishing, a noir film showing, book signings and more. In addition, only the truly clueless would skip a planned author-led foray into Key Wests mysterious nightspots. For event information and registration, go to www.mysterywriterskey westfest.com.Food festivalContemporary and traditional cuisine, a star-studded group of chefs and libations from around the globe are to characterize the fifth annual Key West Bacchanalia, a gourmet gala set for June 13 through 15.Culinary notables sharing their talents at Key West Bacchanalia include nationally renowned chef and cuisine pioneer Norman Van Aken, who received a lot of his informal training in Key West; Bravo TVs Top Chef 2007 contestant Howie The Bulldog Kleinberg; and Executive Chef Maria Manso from Key Wests Pier House Resort & Spa.Events begin June 13 with an evening of Key West-inspired tapas prepared by former Key West resident Van Aken, a James Beard Foundation award winner known as the father of New World cuisine. For specific event information, go to www.key westbacchanalia.com.Key West PridePool parties and on-thewater adventures, late-night dance parties, a race for tutuwearing competitors, a film premiere and a parade are among the attractions during Key West Pride 2014, set for June 11 through 15.The festival in the Southernmost City spotlights the acceptance and diversity that has helped make Key West an internationally renowned gay and lesbian vacation spot. Key West Pride kicks off with an all-welcome Bow Ties & Bubbly bash set for 5 p.m. June 11 at the Island House Resort, 1129 Fleming St. To find out festival specifics, go to www.key westpride.org.SUMMER FESTIVALS Jambalaya, a six-month-old pet hedgehog, and Ares, a German Shepherd, face one another at the home of hedgehog breeder and trainer Jennifer Crespo in Gardner, Mass. Hedgehogs are steadily growing in popularity across the United States.Associated Press photos by STEVEN SENNE

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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday, June 7, 2014 Regal Cinemas Searstown, Key West, 294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m. play only on weekends. X-MEN: Days of Future Past (PG-13): 1:20, 4:20 (3D), 7:20, and 10:20 p.m. (3D) The Fault in our Stars (PG-13): 1:15, 4:15, 7:15 and 10:15 p.m. Edge of Tomorrow (PG-13): 1:30 (3D), 4:30, 7:30 (3D) and 10:30 p.m. (3D) Malificent (PG): 1:10, 4:10 (3D), 7:10, and 10:10 p.m. (3D) A Million Ways to Die in the West (R): 1:40, 4:40 7:40, and 10:40 p.m. Blended (PG-13): 1:20, 4:20, 7:20, and 10:20 p.m. Godzilla (PG-13): 1:15 (3D), 4:15, 7:15 (3D), and 10:15 p.m. Team Hot Wheels: The Origin of Awesome Event : 11:00 Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St., Key West, 295-9493 The Immigrant (R): 1:45, 4:00, 6:20 and 8:40 p.m. Chef (R): 2:00, 4:15, 6:35, and 8:50 p.m. Belle (PG): 3:45 The Galapagos Affair(NR): 2:15 and 6:10 p.m. Exposed (NR): 4:40 and 8:45 p.m. Million Dollar Arm (PG): 1:30, 6:00 and 8:30 p.m. Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway, Marathon, 743-0288 The Fault in Our Stars (PG-13): Weekdays: 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 2:00, 7:00 and 9:30 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall, Tavernier, 853-7003 All shows that start after 9 p.m. play only on weekends. Edge of Tomorrow (PG-13): 1:30, 4:10 (3D), 6:55 and 9:40 p.m. (3D) The Fault in our Stars (PG-13): 1:25, 4:15, 7:05 and 9:55 p.m. A Million Ways to Die in the West (R): 1:35, 4:15 7:20, and 10:00 p.m. Malificent (PG): 1:40, 4:05 (3D), 7:10, and 9:35 p.m. (3D) X-MEN: Days of Future Past (PG-13): 1:00, 4:00, 7:00, and 10:00 p.m. Keys Movie Times Gotta dance in MarathonThe Marathon Community Theatres sixth annual tahDANCE Showcase is designed to lead you on a trip through time. Set for 8 p.m. June 13 and 14 on the theaters stage at mile marker 49.5 oceanside, tahDance will explore how music has evolved throughout the ages and influenced pop culture, says the shows director, Sarah Brignac. The dance revue will include a wide variety of dance styles and music ranging from classical Beethoven and belly dancing to the king of pop Michael Jacksons dance phenomenon Thriller. For the past six years, the theater has marked the end of its season with the tahDANCE. Its also the theaters annual community outreach benefit for Keys Area Interdenominational Resources, which runs Marathons food bank, among other things. Tickets for tahDANCE are $12 plus a donation of food for KAIR. For tickets call 743-0994, visit www.marathontheater. org or stop by the box office. Season-ending performances June 13 and 14MIDDLE KEYS Million Ways to Die dies on the screenA Million Ways to Die in the West, rated R, 116 minutes, playing in Tavernier and Key West. If editors didnt look for more, A Million Ways to Die in the West, a colossal waste of time, talent and money disguised as a movie, could be described in two words: Disgustingly bad. Or unbearably gross. Or absolute drivel. Or insufferably boring. Actually, it could be summarized in fewer words: Tasteless. Humorless. Worthless. Or Witless. This is the vanity product of writer, director, producer and star Seth McFarlane. With a few exceptions, die-hard fans of McFarlanes TV shows and his previous movie will probably be the only ones who enjoy A Million Ways to Die in the West. The exceptions might be either young boys in elementary school who think saying or hearing any word describing male genitals is hilarious, or those who think watching two minutes of Neil Patrick Harris loudly defecating into a succession of hats is entertaining. Yes, that scene really is two excruciating minutes long, with a variety of flatulence noises, concluding with a gratuitously graphic shot of a hat full of Harris excrement. Witty, clever, funny stuff, huh? McFarlane plays cowardly sheep farmer Albert, who loses his girl (Amanda Seyfried) after backing out of a gunfight. Then a beautiful stranger (Charlize Theron) arrives in town. She knows a thing or two about guns, takes him under her wing and a romantic spark is kindled. But soon Albert must find some courage when the strangers husband, a feared gunfighter (Liam Neeson), comes looking for her and the man who was seen kissing her. The plot turns on the many ways one can get killed in the wilderness and how Albert really hates the Wild West. There is a running gag throughout the film showing the many bizarre ways one can die. To drive the point home, early in the film, he gives an overly long and boring soliloquy about how anything and everything out west can kill you. When his rant finally ends, viewers will be tired of Albert and he grows even more tiresome as the film progresses. McFarlane is simply too bland and doesnt have the screen presence to warrant the leading role. An impressive cast signed on to this bomb, including Theron, Harris, Seyfried, Neeson, Sarah Silverman and Giovanni Ribisi, with cameos by several other well-known actors. But apparently none of them took time to read the script. And even though they give respectable performances, they would all be wise to plead the 5th and refuse to talk about this turkey on the grounds that it might incriminate them (and their careers). One would think that the cast McFarlane somehow roped in would at least guarantee a halfway decent film. Wrong. The real laughs are few and far between and the funniest bit in the film has to do with the unexpected appearance of a certain car from the future. Even then, Christopher Lloyd looks embarrassed to be caught in this movie. Seemingly every joke or sight gag in A Million Ways to Die in the West has to do with feces, penises (human and non-human), vaginas, hookers, sex acts, gruesome death scenes or some other vulgar, nasty or repugnant attempt at humor. Most laughter heard in the theater was the nervous, uncomfortable type that stemmed from embarrassment and shock, as if viewers couldnt believe what they were seeing and hearing. McFarlane got his start in animation with his cheeky hit TV series Family Guy and his first full-length film, Ted, was a funny, witty and irreverent film. So McFarlane is known for pushing boundaries and most viewers know to expect that going in. But they should also know that if they have seen the trailers for A Million Ways to Die in the West, they have already seen the best this movie has to offer.McFarlane film is DOA, contains little to likeMOVIE REVIEW Seth McFarlane wrecks A Million Ways to Die in the West and Charlize Theron cant rescue it. 91298OverseasHwy, Tavernierb b t h e a t r e s c o m SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 6/6 -THURS.6/12 Edge of TomorrowPG13 2D 1:30; 6:55 3D 4:10; 9:40The Fault in our StarsPG13 1:25; 4:15; 7:05; 9:55A Million Ways to Die in the West (R)1:35; 4:15; 7:20; 10:00 Maleficent (PG)2D: 1:40; 7:10 3D: 4:05; 9:35X:Men Days of Future Past(PG-13)1:00; 4:00; 7:00; 10:00 Gay-rights film on DVDThe Day It Snowed in Miami, a film by Joe Cardona in association with the Miami Herald and WPBT2 that chronicles Miami-Dade Countys 1977 human-rights ordinance battle, is now available as a DVD. The documentarys title serves as a metaphor: The ordinance was designed to protect Miami-Dades gay, lesbian, transgender and transsexual community. It sparked outrage and was debated by commissioners on an uncharacteristically frigid night and some opponents at the time remarked that the ordinance would pass when hell freezes over. The morning after the ordinance was approved Jan. 19, 1977 Miamians woke up to snowflakes for the first and, so far, only time. The ordinance and subsequent battle in South Florida between liberal supporters and conservative singer Anita Bryants Save Our Children group thrust gay rights into the national spotlight for the first time and the film documents the LGBT movement through the present. The 86-minute film is produced by Shed Boren of Genesis Fund, Cardona, El Nuevo Herald videographer Jose Iglesias, Miami Herald LGBT issues reporter Steve Rothaus and Miami Herald Interactive Editor Nancy San Martin. Each DVD sells for $19.99, including shipping and handling. Contact the Herald to order a copy.Miami story tells of LGBT law, protestsFILMCraig Wanous KeysFilm

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Saturday, June 7, 2014 5B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNAd# 1050822 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The vehicle(s) listed below will be sold at public auction for cash at Florida Keys Towing Inc., 1620 Overseas Hwy, Marathon FL 33050 at 8:00 AM on JULY 1, 2014 in accordance to Florida Statute Section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. Florida Keys Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles/ vessels are sold as is. 1. 2002 FORD VIN: 1FTRW07662KC54058 Published June 7, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1054311 NOTICE OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING SESSION The Monroe County Sheriffs Office and the Teamsters will engage in collective bargaining for MCSO Detention Deputies on Friday, July 18, 2014 at the Sheriffs Administrative Headquarters, 5525 College Road on Stock Island. Session is scheduled for 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Each session is open to the public. Anyone desiring to appeal any decision taken at any session will need a record of the proceedings, and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made. If you need accommodation or assistance to attend, please contact Michelle Quad at 305-292-7020. Published June 7, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1066452 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13-CA-022-M HAWKS NEST CONDOMINIUM, INC., a Florida not for profit Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. SERGIO GONZALES, DEBORHA GONZALES, WILLIAM HUSBAND, JOYCE HUSBAND, LINDA KETTELL, BRITTA KOLAR, RICHARD PETTERSSEN, BLANCHE PETTERSSEN, ROBERT PLAXTON, GARY DUBIN, EDWARD ROBY, KRISTINE ROBY, and, CYNTHIA VOLZ, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ROBERT PLAXTON Last Known Address 178 Brunswick Ave. Toronto, ONT M5S 2M5, Canada YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a lien on real property located in Monroe County, Florida and for damages, has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses if any, to it on Plaintiffs attorney, Richard A. Malafy, Esq., whose address is 10887 Overseas Highway Suite #201, Marathon, FL, 33050, on or before June 28th, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. THIS NOTICE shall be published once each week for two (2) consecutive weeks in the Keynoter. DATED: this 19th day of May, 2014. AMY HEAVILIN as Clerk of the Court (Circuit Court Seal) BY: Tammy L. Marciel Deputy Clerk Published May 31, 2014 June 7, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1066993 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 44-2008-CA-00776-K JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. JERRY COLEMAN, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated December 18, 2013, and entered in Case No. 44-2008-CA00776-K of the Circuit Court of the SIXTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE COUNTY, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and JERRY COLEMAN, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 12 day of June, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: On the Island of Key West and known on William A. Whiteheads Map of said Island, delineated in February A.D. 1829, as part of Salt Pond Lot No. 1 and being a part of Square 4, of the Key West Realty Companys First Subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 43, Monroe County, Florida Public Records and being more particularly described as follows: COMMENCING at the Southwesterly corner of Seidenberg Avenue and Fourth Street and running thence Southwesterly along the Southeasterly right of way line of Seidenberg Avenue Fifty (50.00) feet; thence at right angles in a Southeasterly direction One Hundred (100.00) feet to the northwesterly right of way line of a Ten (10) foot alley; thence at right angles in a Northeasterly direction along the Northwesterly right of way line of the said alley Fifty (50.00) feet out to the Southwesterly right of way line of Fourth Street; thence at right angles in a Northwesterly direction along the Southwesterly right of way line of said Fourth Street One Hundred (100.00) feet back to the Point of Commencing. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Key West, MONROE COUNTY, Florida, this 21st day of May, 2014. Amy Heavilin Clerk of said Circuit Court (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: Shonta McLeod As Deputy Clerk JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, Florida, 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days: if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published May 31, 2014 June 7, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1067056 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 14-CP-29-M Middle Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF MARTHA A. STOUT Deceased. AMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Martha A. Stout, deceased, whose date of death was December 20, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is May 31, 2014. Personal Representative: Lora V. Houttekier 1372 Laurelhurst Temperance, Michigan 48182 Attorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner Florida Bar Number: 283134 RICHARD E WARNER, P.A. P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: richard@rewarnerlaw.com Published May 31, 2014 June 7, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 1069516 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 17TH 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: Unit 506, Week 37 of Hawks Nest Condominium Inc., a Condominium, according to the Declaration thereof, recorded in Official Records Book 595, Page 351, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. Pursuant to the DEFAULT FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: HAWKS NEST CONDOMINIUM INC., a Florida not for profit Corporation, Plaintiff VS. Sergio Gonzales: Deborha Gonzales; William Husband; Joyce Husband: Linda Kettell: Britta Kolar; Richard Petterssen; Blanche Petterssen; Robert Plaxton; Gary Dubin; Edward Roby; Kristine Roby; Cynthia Volz Defendant. A nd the Docket Number of which is Number 13-CA-000022-M WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 19th day of May 2014. A MY HEAVILIN Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida (Circuit Court Seal) By: Tammy L. Marciel 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 31, 2014 June 7, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1071525 NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Auction to be held on 6/19/2014 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. 2005 VOLVO S40 4 dr VIN#: YV1MS382452080976 Published June 07, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1077315 MONROE COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS DAC I will meet on Wednesday June 25, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Westin Resort in Key West. DAC II will meet on Tuesday June 24, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce in Big Pine Key. DAC III will meet on Wednesday June 25, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key. DAC IV will meet on Tuesday June 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Postcard Inn at Holiday Isle in Islamorada. DAC V will meet on Tuesday June 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Key Largo. All DAC meetings are open to the public. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in these proceedings, 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 June 7, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 1077976 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 2014540 FLOORING BID OPENING June 17, 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.demandstar.com or by going to www.KeysSchools.com/rfp. The public record document is available at the Purchasing Department, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040. A ll 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 acce p t or re j ect pj 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@KeysSchools.co m or (305) 293-1400 Ext 53360. Published June 7, 11, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1078991 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 24, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: MOBILE RETAIL MERCHANDISE AND FOOD CONCESSIONS AT HIGGS BEACH KEY WEST, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.co m or call toll-free at 1-800-711-1712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 2-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published June 7, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1079195 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is here given that the undersigned, AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Mont e County, Florida, will, on the 24TH 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 t the highest and best bidder for CASH the following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: LOT 18, CONCH KEY SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE RECORDED PLAT THEREOF, AS CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 130, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 71 S CONCAVE, MARATHON, FLORIDA 33050 Pursuant to the CONSENT FINAL JUDGMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION Plaintiff vs. NORMA J. SMITH; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NORMA J. SMITH; KIRK METZLER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KIRK METZLER; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; Defendants And the Docket Number of which is Number 13-CA000039-M WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 9th day of May 2014 AMY HEAVILIN Clerk of the Circuit Court (Circuit Court Seal) By: Tammy L. Marciel Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. File No.: 12-09797 SET Published June 7, 14, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1079279 LOCAL COORDINATING BOARD FOR THE TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED QUARTERLY MEETING NOTICE The Monroe County Local Coordinating Board will be holding its regularly scheduled quarterly meeting on Friday, June 20, 2014 at the Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050 at 11:00 a.m. The public is invited to attend. Inquiries concerning this meeting should be directed to the Health Council of South Florida, Inc. at (305) 592-1452. Published June 7, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1079302 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2013-CA-683-K HCP HOLDINGS, LLC A Florida limited liability company, Plaintiff, v. SUZETTE HARRIS and RICHARD HARRIS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Final Judgment entered by the Circuit Court in and for Monroe County, Florida on the 4th day of March, 2014, and by virtue of a Third Amended Writ of Execution issued in the above styled cause on the 6th day of May, 2014, I, Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff of Monroe County, Florida have levied upon and will offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash, subject to any mortgages or liens thereon, in the morning on the 8th day of July, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at Wheatons Service Center, 101500 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, Florida, the interests of defendants Suzette Harris and Richard Harris, in execution, in the following described property, subject to any and all other liens, taxes, judgments, or encumbrances whatsoever: SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY 23 2002 Grady White 247S Advance motor vessel, 300 HP VIN: NTLST232A202 Yamaha 150 F150TXRC 1014660 Yamaha 150 F150TXRC 1014671 DATED this 3rd day of June, 2014. Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff Monroe County, Florida BY: Rachelle Gates, Supervisor Civil Process Division Published June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1080749 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Parrot Key Resort located at 2801 N. Roosevelt Blvd, in the County of Monroe, in the city of Key West, Florida 33040 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Hersha, Owner Published June 7, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter FOUND PARROT Old Town Marathon. Call Marathon Wild Bird Rescue 305-743-8382 LOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? CALL US TO PLACE A FREE AD THE KEYNOTER 305-743-5551 ALLclassified ads posted online @ keys infonet.com

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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday, June 7, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: 101081404-01MOVING SALE, House sold! Mrthn. 4 fam sale. Clothes, rods, reels, outplaner, down rigger, Lobster stuff, pvc racks, shelving, 2&3 doors, lumber, tools, guns, books, desk with vice, DeWwalt miter saw, file cab, more! Come anytime, ring bell. 419 121 St. G. 743-9495 PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. I Buy Diabetic Test Strips! Must be in Sealed/Unexpired Boxes. Call David 305-722-4385 HidesForSale Lobster Seasonishere.BullHidesand TrimmingsforSale. CallHarveyatHakHidesfor Quote.WeDeliver! 352-804-8194MARATHON 4 br, 3 ba home w/lrg great room. On canal with ocean views! Approved for a 70 doc, elevator incl. Under construciton. 954-662-9013 BIG PINE KEY Bayfront 2/2 home. 1 car gar, on deep water basin, dock, davits, 1.7+ acres, near No Name Key. $2000/mo, FLS. 239-671-1390MileMarker100nicehouse Clean2/1,niceneighborhood, NoPets,$1,450/month, availableJuly1st,Willbein areatoshowJune23,24th. 412-974-3792PortLargoMM100,2/1 MM100.Groundlevel,quiet, greatlocation-walktopark! Nopets,nosmoking$1175/mo plusutil,f/+2mthsec.Ref. required.305-942-0012 $1,175305-942-0012MM 89 DUPLEX 3 BR, 2 BA, unfurnished. Available 7/1. $1600/mo, F/L/S. Call 305-522-6598 newduplexforrent newly renovated2br/1bath w/dhookup mm94$1,100863-202-5474 mcdanielarnp@gmail.comMarathon Oceanside, MM 54.2, Coco Plum Beach. 2/2, upstarirs corner, fully furn. Pool, tennis, dock avail. Boat ramp, covd prkg. 6 mo. lease. $2250/mo. 772-359-2439ForRentinKeysRVPark Marathon,Fl. RVlot$600.00. 1bedroomRVunit$800.00. 1yearlease,1st/lastand security.786-766-9484 keysrvrentals@gmail.comRV LOTS FOR RENT in MARATHON Adult Park. Please call 305-743-6519ShareaHome Master Bedroomwithfullbath, furnished.Clean,quietsingle homeinBigPineKey.Large fencedyard,deck,pool, parking,A/C&w/d.Cable& utilitiesincluded.Contactafter 5pmweekdays,oranytimeFriSun.$850305-395-0170MARATHON Small efficiency for 1 person. $790/month. Includes all utilities. Available now. 305-481-4301 BusinessOpportunity BusinessOpportunitywith greatlocation!Milemarker 88.8Wellknownand established,JerseyBoardwalk Pizza.Turn-keyoperation. Trainingavailable.305-2829603 lesliburkhead@realtor.com SPACE AVAILABLE MORADA WAY MM 81. Retail / Artisan / Office. Call Island Villa @ (305) 664-3333 CLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE, MARATHON Call Freds Beds, 305-743-7277 HEART OF MARATHON Retail or Office.1000 sq ft. Next to Publix, the new Walgreens and marina. 561-743-3745 BOOKKEEPER Needed. Apply in person BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, MarathonExperienced Bookkeeper Immediate F/T position in Big Pine. Must be proficient in MS Excel. Background ckeck required. Send resume to seacampfla@aol.comReceptionist/Office Manager for Eye Care office in Marathon. Computer skills a must, Quickbooks helpful. Must have great people skills. Please send resume to ncremata@ keysprecisioneyecare.com or call 305-743-6939CARPENTER & PAINTERS w/tools & vehicle. Marathon 305-731-8872 BusyTravelOfficeNeeds Help Lookingforpeopletofill severalcustomerservice positions.Knowledgeof computersandtelephone etiquetteamust.Fulltime positionopenimmediately.No outsidesalesrequired. Friendlyandoutgoingare alwaysaPLUS!Seeifthisis thejobforyou...call305-8535800andsetupaninterview TODAY! COMMUNITYMANAGERS NEEDED StockIslandMH Communityisseekinga managingcoupletoassist GeneralSalesManager throughbuild-outprocess. Couplesneedexperiencein administration,sales,accounts payable,lightmaintenance andgeneralcustomerservice. Abilitytosucceedinafast paced,multi-functional workingenvironmentisamust. Mustbeateamplayerwitha desiretogrowwithanexciting butstablecompany. Compensationincludessalary, housingwithutilitiesand bonuspotential.Please submitresumesto: resortapplications@gmail.comMonroe County BOCC Employment Opportunities Visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov (305) 292-4557 E.O.E. Drug free workplace; Vet Pref Avail.Jobopeningforlinecrewat MarathonJetCenter. Find moreinformationonlineat keysnet.comCall/emailorstop by:305-743-1995 8800OverseasHighway MarathonFL33050 info@marathonjetcenter.comAVAILABLE NOW FT will train Nurse/Medical Asst. Pruett Dermatology 2 locations Islamorada / Key West. Must be willing to travel. Excellent Coordination & Organization skills Eye for Detail Eager to learn Able to work as a team. Fax resume to: (305) 664-8898. We will schedule interview. Concierge/Marktg @ Hammocks MM48. 3 day shifts in lobby. Hourly + Com $. Drug Test, apply at front desk. Attn: Mike KellyHOUSEKEEPERS for small family resort in Marathon 15-30 hrs per wk. Must be able to work weekends. Must speak English. Call Renee 305-433-1255 for more info. Resort Attendants EdgewaterLodgelookingfor Resortattendantstohelpwith Guestservicesandgeneral resortoperations.fulltimeand parttimepositionsavailable 3shifts-8am-4,4-12,12-8am StartingSalary$10hr. (305)219-3460305-219-3460 jack@edgewaterlodge.comRESORT HELP Immediate openings! General Maintenace /Dockhand 305-797-1707 Video Production Lead Marathon Immediate full time position with some weekends required. High level of communication, ability to multi-task, proficiency using computers and ability to learn new software applications a must. Apply directly to info@ aquariumencounters.com for consideration. keys infonet.com All ads online at:keysInfonet.com keys infonet.com $800.00permo.+electric 28acres/7acrelake Fullhookup Heatedswimmingpool Laundryfacilities Showerandbathroomhouse Clubhouseandstore 305-797-5184SugarloafKey-MM19.8 *$99.00* MovesYouin! BringyourRV *6mo.lease* NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY PartTimeWeekend A c t i v i t i e s C o o r d i n a t o r ExceptionalLiving,ExceptionalPeoplePlantationKeyHealth&RehabilitationCenterinTavernier, isseekingaPartTimeWeekendActivitiesCoordinator. Toapplyfortheposition,pleasesubmityourresume tobom@plantationkeync.com POSITIONSAVAILABLE AT: TheGuidance/CareCenter,Inc. BehavioralHealthTherapist Marathon#187,KeyWest#499 Providingindividualandgroupcounselingformental healthandsubstanceabuseclientsintheoffice.Florida LicenseRequired:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingual preferred.Fulltime.InpatientUnitCoordinator#602 Coordinatesoperationsandstaffingofa24-hr program.ProvidesDirectsupervisiontoinpatientstaff, andfacilitatesdaytodaymanagementoftheCrisis StabilizationUnit,Detox/AddictionsReceivingFacility, andResidentialTreatmentFacility. ClientAdvocate-KeyWest#491 Assistsindividualwithmentalillnessinaccessing communityservices.FrontOffice-HSDiploma/GED Required.Bilingual,SpanishSpeakingPreferred.MaintenanceSupervisor Marathon#593 HighSchoolDiploma/GED SubstanceAbuseCounselor#595 ForJailIncarcerationProgramatMonroeCountyDetention CenterinKeyWest,BachelorsinHumanServicesRequired, CAPandBilingualpreferred.FullTime.Allapplicantsmustsubmit:1)resume;2)threereferences; 3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreening priortoanyofferofemployment.Applyonline@http://careers.westcare.com hr-gcc@westcare.com EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotreapply WHITEGATECOURT resortatMM76 ISHIRINGHOUSEKEEPERS!Experienced,goodpresence,good disposition,min6hoursaday,6 daysaweek,weekendsamust.305-664-4136 www.WhiteGateCourt.com Marathon,FloridaIsacceptingapplicationsforthefollowingpositions:NightAuditorHousePerson BreakfastAttendantFrontDeskPerson Applyinpersonoronlineat www.spottswood.com/careers Thise x citingopportunityinvolvesguidingourRetail salesteamtogro w retail-advertisingbusiness throughthe fullarrayof KeynoterP ublishingand M iamiHerald MediaCompany s portf olioofp rod ucts. This positiontrainsandalsodevelopsadvertising salessta ,createsadvertisingcam paignsand partnerships f oradvertisers,andlooks f or w aysto buildnew business fromcompetitivemedia. Collegedegreeis p re f erred. 3yearsinsales managementand/ ormediasalese xperiencerequired.ThispositionisbasedoutofMarathonbutcoversallofMonroeCounty.Sendresumeandcoverletterto rtamborrino@keynoter.comJointheKeynoterPublishingteam! ADVERTISINGSALESMANAGER Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in the classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or ads@keynoter.com YOU HAVE IT.

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Saturday, June 7, 2014 7B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: Monroe County Emergency Management Department is seeking Emergency Disaster Workers to assist during emergency events. We offer a compensation of $ 24.00 per hour with a 12-hour on and 12-hour off shifts. Training will be provided to all qualified applicants. If interested, please visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov for application, or contact John Lewinski at hr@monroecountyfl.gov. Vet. Pref. Avail.; EOE NAUI/PADI Dive Instructor Marathon Full time position with some weekends required. Must have current certifications. Exceptional customer service skills, and good presentation and public speaking skills reqd. Apply directly to: info@ aquariumencounters.com for consideration. Video Production Coordinator Marathon Immediate full time position with some weekends required. Ability to multi-task, proficiency using computers and ability to learn new software applications a must. Apply directly to info@ aquariumencounters.com for consideration. Manager KEYWESTREAL ESTATEOFFICE ImmediateOpening: REbackground/FLlicpref. MustbeaLEADER! MotivateAgentsandmanage highproducingoffice. Organized,dedicatedto producingqualityresults, meticulouswithdetails, positiveperson,andgood communicator. NOTENTRYPOSITION. FTSalary Sendresume/referencesto: jobs@bullseyehiring.comEXPERIENCED HELP ONLY Breakfast Cook Prep Cook, Line Cook Host/Hostess Waitstaff Bartender Bus Person Apply in person: Sunset Grille & Raw Bar, 7 Knights Key Blvd, Marathon. NOW HIRING SERVER Apply at the Stuffed Pig, Marathon. NOW HIRING: SERVERS & DISHWASHER Apply in person BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, Marathon Servers with experience Now hiring, part & full time. Apply in person to: KEY COLONY INN 700 W. Ocean Drive, KCB. 50 TON CAPTAIN Full or Part time. For Dive Operation in Marathon. Call 743-2444 DIESEL MECHANIC NEEDED Please apply in person, All Keys Diesel, 3988 Overseas Highway, Gulf, Marathon or call 289-2070HVACServiceTech/Installer ImmediateopeningforaFT/ PTHVACInstallerand/or ServiceTechneededfora growingHVACcompany.Top pay,paidvacationandflexible workenvironment.305-8524042 islandaircontrol@aol.comDolphin Research Center has a FT opening for a Physical Plant & Equipment Apprentice: Major duties consist of assisting in construction projects, electrical, plumbing and automotive needs, plus the maintenance of buildings, equipment, vehicles and boats. Must have a clean driving record, general "handy-man" skills and be able to work outdoors in the Florida heat. Benefits include medical insurance, 401(k), vacation and paid holidays. Job description available at www.dolphins.org. E-mail resume to drc-hr@dolphins.org EOE FLOOR MAINTENANCE Nights & wknds, min 32 hrs wk, Big Pine & Marathon, great wages! Fl. Dr. Lic, English, bckgrnd check reqd. 872-1331 Hair Dresser and/or Nail tech For new salon, MM 101. Commission or rent space. Cash bonus with following. (305) 741-7467 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Fox, Bennington pontoons & Blue Wave. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 42x24Watersports-Support Boat UtilityWatersportsor salvageenvironmentalsupport boat,allflataluminumdeck& frame,virtuallyunsinkable basew/56sealedpontoon sections.Alargeshallowwater platformformostany watersports,diving,salvage support,environmental-canal cleanupduty,amusthavefora water-seabusiness.Needs repowering,ultralow maintenance$78,500 negotiable,LocatedCudjoe Key,emailfordetails&pics. $78,500305-744-0220 mark1vietvet@cs.com ActioncraftFlatsMaster 2001 Actioncraft18footFlatsMaster w/Yamaha VMAX 200X,aluminumtrailer.250 hours,custombiminiand cover.NewGPS/Sonar, batteries,graphitepole, anchors,etc.Greatboat. $13,000413-717-2854 mrsinjow@gmail.com24 Columbia Sailboat Good condition with 6 HP, 4 stroke motor. $3600. Call 305-942-3055 Can see at MM 99 Boat slip for rent $200/mo. Up to 30. Can accommodate up to 40 catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric incl. MM 99. (305) 942-3055 Live aboard dock for rent. Marathon Call 305-743-6519 Marathon Dock Rental 43 Private home,Boot Key Harbor. 24 hr access. Incl water & elec. Avail now. $250-$300/mo. No liveaboards. 561-312-3263 1 DAVE BUYS PERMITS So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 All types of permits for sale! Rock Shrimp, King Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef & pelagic, Commercial Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Snapper IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com CAPT. "SKIP" BRADEEN is seeking a partner to co-own his "BLUE CHIP TOO" sport fishing business. Call for details. (305) 852-8477201060532-01AAA AUTO ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. Cars-Vans-Trucks Running or not. Cash. 305-332-0483 PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. 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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday, June 7, 2014 Your Florida Keys Center Console Headquarters! All the best Center Console models from Jupiter, Pursuit, and Grady-White in stock Expect the Best! BOAT SALES AND MARINA BOAT SALES AND MARINACaribee CaribeeVisit us: Mile Marker 81.5 Bayside Islamorada, FL 33036 | 305.664.3431www.caribeeboats.com The sayings that theres always someone waiting to rain on your parade or that if it seems too good to be true it probably to mind when I read the e-mails from the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council. The headline read: Recreational harvest of golden tilefish and snowy grouper closing in the South Atlantic on June 7. Further into the notification, it said the reopening will be Jan. 1, 2015. So until we see confetti, this fishery is effectively shut down as of today. The total snowy grouper count allowed for all recreational fishermen combined in Atlantic federal waters from South Carolina to the Dry Tortugas is 523. The total number allowed for golden tilefish is 3,019. Once those numbers are reached, the season for them closes. So what do I tell Big Torch Key angler Eddie Moore? Moore has found a new love, a few of them, actually. He has a new 37-foot SeaHunter with all of the bells and whistles, with deep-drop fishing capabilities factory installed in each gunnel, and outlets for electric reels. He asked me to be at his house at 6:45 a.m. to teach him how to fish in deep water. Teaching is a favorite for me but teaching how to deep-drop is a passion. Up early and loaded with the deep-dropping gear, I headed to his dock knowing we would be successful. We finished loading our ice at the Wharf on Summerland Key and motored back into Niles Channel. Eddie asked if I had some GPS numbers to go to. I stared silently at the GPS chart and put my finger on a spot that looked good and said: There. He asked: You didnt bring any numbers? I shook my head and said we were going to find some spots of his own. He didnt seem convinced as he pressed the throttles to the pins of the SeaHunter. At 40 mph, we were already almost there. The search was simple. All we did was look for deviations in the bottom in areas around 550 650 feet deep, areas I call the 650 Break. The new Garmin electronics confirmed broken bottom. For thousands of years, the Gulf Stream current and strong storms have chewed away the deep lime rock that forms structure for snowy grouper to inhabit. This would be one of Eddies new snowy grouper spots. Too simple, really: Drop the 6-pound chicken rig baited with large bonito strips and keep the line perpendicular to the hull. These were the only technical instructions Eddie needed. After years of boating, he knew exactly what I meant and did it perfectly. The second drift paid off with an 8pound snowy grouper. The allowance of one snowy grouper per vessel meant we were done. Golden tilefish were next. Our next stop would be in an area known as the Wall off the Lower Keys. On arrival, we found it was almost too rough for what we wanted to do. After all, deep-dropping in 3to 5-foot seas is not easy, especially with a current that was pulsing at two to three knots to the northeast. However, the first drift was all we needed before the rod twitched and tapped. This was followed by a reel-stopping tail kick from a full-sized golden tilefish. Bringing the fish up from 1,100 feet would take three minutes or more. Eddie looked over at me and said This is easy! As the reel finished its final powered revolutions, Eddie manually reeled in the rest of the leader, exposing a beautiful golden tilefish over 20 pounds. We were now complete. Deep-dropping in the Florida Keys is, for all intents and purposes, effectively closed for now. There are two ways to ensure that full-sized snowy grouper and golden tilefish are not caught. The first is to either downsize your hooks dramatically in hopes of the hooks straightening. The second is even worse dont fish at all. Bringing them up from these depths usually means instant expiration for the fish and is wasteful because you cant keep them. Unfortunately, there is an economic hit to our local economy if the second option is taken: Locally spent money for Eddies big day deep-dropping for golden tilefish and snowy grouper follow. We brought only one deep-drop rod with us on the boat. Our focus was deep-dropping with no distractions.The money breakdown: Fuel, $300; ice, $15; bit, $30; captains fee plus tip, $400. The total of $745 divided by 28 pounds of fish equals $26.60 per pound of recreational fishing value, not including wear and tear to the SeaHunter. Not included is the potential for our local tackle shops to sell deep-drop gear ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 per outfit.So not only is the closure an economic negative for our local economy, but Eddies now done with the deep-dropping for awhile. Capt. Marlin Scott owns FishMonster Charters in Key West.Moore learns to deep-drop as fishery closes downMarlin Scott On TheWaterQuick Fact:Recreational harvest of golden tilefish and snowy grouper is closing in the South Atlantic on June 7.For one angler, its two and done Geide wins ladies dolphin tournamentJennifer Geide of Big Pine Key caught a 35.16pound dolphin to earn top individual honors for the largest fish in the 2014 Mercury Marine Ladies Dolphin Championship that took place May 31. Geide fished on the Belle La Vie skippered by Lynwood Silar of Summer land Key. Geide also partnered with Dee Waynick of Big Pine Key to earn Belle La Vie the tournaments boat championship for the largest aggregate weight of two dolphin. Waynicks catch weighed 21.84 pounds for a two-fish total of 57 pounds.Second place in the individual division went to Celia Tolle of Summerland Key, who scored a 28.2-pound dolphin while fishing on the Waypoint with Capt. Nate Wheeler, also of Summerland Key.In addition, Tolle caught a dolphin weighing 22.2 pounds, bringing the Waypoints two-dolphin aggregate total to 50.4 pounds and securing the second-place team slot. Placing third in the individual division was Kasie Correll of Key West, who brought in a 26.68-pound dolphin on the Reel Conch captained by Key Wests Randy Sterling Jr. Megan Simpson of Islamorada caught the tournaments largest wahoo, 18.2 pounds. She fished on the Double O with Capt. Beau Woods of Cudjoe Key. The tournament drew 103 anglers fishing on 32 boats.35.16-pounder leads the fieldKEY WEST FISHINGEddie Moore of Big Torch Key shows the golden tilefish he landed with the help of Marlin Scott.