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WE RE OVERSTOCKED!!KEY LARGOMARATHONKEY WEST305-451-5700 MM 99 in the Median 305-295-6400By Publix, Searstown 305-743-4397 MM 47.5 Ocean City takes new look at housingThe rebounding economy and numerous ongoing development projects have put the need for affordable housing back on the city of Marathons front burner. Mayor Dick Ramsay has been working with Planning Director George Garrett on possible revisions to the citys land development regulations to update what Garrett called in his July 8 monthly report an aging housing stock. Garrett included several suggestions in that report, chief among them to place a broader responsibility on all segments of resort and other commercial development for providing workforce housing.The requirement [to provide some employee housing] is only for hotels. Im pushing for us to include commercial, especially commercial like a Home Depot, where they have multiple employees, not necessarily one or two, Ramsay said.Garrett is out of town and was unavailable for comment, but following are his additional recommendations to the council: Revising the LDRs to more clearly define the numerical requirement for providing a certain number of workforce housing units for a given level of development.Revising the LDRs to modify the current fees associated with the transfer of market-rate development rights from one location to another.Establishing LDR provisions whereby multiple developers share workforce housing responsibilities on single and common project sites. Ramsay said he no longer agrees with the citys current policy allowing developers to pay the city $20,000 per unit of required affordable housing in order to get out of building it.I made a statement that you cant buy a decent tent for $20,000, and I stick by that, he said.Soon-to-be-done projects mean many more workers are neededMARATHONBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com KICKS FOR KIDSTurtles get more protectionVirtually all Atlantic Ocean waters off the Florida Keys become a designated critical habitat for loggerhead sea turtles beginning Aug. 11. This is great news for our loggerheads, said Bette Zirkelbach, manager of the Turtle Hospital in Marathon. They need this protected area. The decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, made in response to a lawsuit filed by marine conservation groups, designates more than 300,000 square miles of ocean in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico as essential breeding and feeding habitat for the protected turtles.Rules unveiled July 9 also designate 685 miles of upland shorelines in six states as recognized nesting areas.In the Keys, the designated nesting sites include 2.6 miles of Atlantic shoreline on Long Key and 2.3 miles on Bahia Honda Key, along with several areas in the Dry Tortugas and Marquesas, plus mainland Monroe County. However, other beaches have nests, for example, Sombrero Beach in Marathon.The designation will maximize conservation efforts by protecting turtles on land and sea, offering hope for recovery, said attorney Jaclyn Lopez of the Center for Biological Diversity.That center, along with Oceana and other conservation groups, filed suit under the Endangered Species Act contending that federal agencies had not moved to safeguard habitat needed by loggerhead turtles. In general terms, the designation affects activities by federal agencies. No federal money can be spent on projects that would reduce theFeds designate a wide swath in South FloridaOUR ENVIRONMENT Photo courtesy NATALIE SMITHSock It To Me Kickball Tournament organizer Daashia Cochran (orange shirt) joins a group of local youths Saturday at the inaugural event at the Marathon Community Park. Teams of kids and adults played several games of kickball, with socks on their hands, to raise money for local youth sports activities. By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comHuge marina sought in Key WestImagine 79 boats, docks, a hundred or more people/fishermen, restrooms, two office buildings, related mechanical equipment, ramps, and another out building all located within 4.5 acres on the water, begins a letter from Key West resident John Zuiderveen to the Key West Planning Board in response to a development proposal.Then add room for 12 parking spots. Imagine a hundred or so hungry pelicans. You all know why they are there. You build it and they will come.Zuiderveen is one of many residents who have said developing the waterfront at 2407 N. Roosevelt Blvd. in Key West would be disastrous to the quality of life for residents who live nearby, as well as for the environment.The plan, put forth by Robert Walker, was slated to be heard by the Key West Planning Board Thursday. But Tuesday, Walker asked for a delay so he could finalize plans, including for parking.Tom Ratcliffe, who lives on Gulfview Drive, writes that he is hopeful the Planning Board will take the concerns into account so that Dr. Walker will be able to get his marina but, at the same time, the peaceful nature of our living environment will not be significantly disturbed.However, planner Owen Trepanier, with Trepanier & Associates in Key West, says he believes those concerns have been addressed. Weve been lucky for the most part in this project, Trepanier said. The majority of the neighbors have been really straightforward andDeveloper ask for delay in considerationBy JESSICA MACHETTAKeynoter ContributorKEY WESTMoon sends tides out of whackThe so-called super moon over the Florida Keys Saturday night looked great but caused extreme tides, both high and low. The high tides are higher and the low tides are lower when the moon is at its closest point to the earth, said meteorologist Alan Futterman from the Key West office of the National Weather Service. The moon always affects ocean tides but more so at full moon. A perigee moon when a full moon occurs at the closest point to Earth in its elliptical orbit increases the apparent size of the moon, and also has a greater effect on tides. Tides Saturday night and early Sunday swamped some low-lying roads in the Keys. Twelve hours later, the reverse effect drained water off low-lying flats. Boats trying to take tradi-Thick pull drains flats, floods roadsLUNAR ACTIVITYBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWThe oceanside flat near Tavernier Key, an offshore island near mile marker 92, turned into a nearly dry expanse Sunday that lured strollers. A super moon caused extreme tides.See Marina, 3ASee Tides, 2ASee Turtles, 3ASee Housing, 2A
It would cost the city of Marathon roughly $170,000 to obtain and transport a lens from a historic lighthouse for display at what will be the new City Hall, and to redesign the lobby for display purposes. Thats according to Solaria Design & Consulting Co. President Steve Grasley, who was given the go-ahead by the City Council in June to investigate the true cost of moving the Fresnel lens that used to sit atop the Sombrero Key Lighthouse about six miles offshore. The U.S. Coast Guard owns the lens, which is on display at the Key West Lighthouse and Keepers Quarters Museum.The 156-foot-tall Sombrero lighthouse was built in 1857 and 1858 and first lighted on March 17, 1858, according to the Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation. It was automated in 1960 and the lens, made in France, was removed in 1983.Vice Mayor Chris Bull has been pushing for the return of the lens to Marathon and have it serve as a centerpiece in the lobby area of the new city hall, which will be built on the site of the current city hall between 98th and 99th streets along U.S. 1.According to Grasley, design requirements ($14,850), construction requirements ($73,000) and transportation, installation and replacement ($82,000) would add up to $169,850 to incorporate the lens into city hall.Solaria is part of Marathons city-hall design team that is headed up by Key West architect William Horn and includes Key Westbased K2M Design. In addition, Grasleys report estimates it would cost the city $3,063 per year to maintain and insure the lens. The bulk of the construction requirements Grasley worked up are $40,000 for shell revisions to the city hall lobby space and $20,000 for security partitioning. The transportation, installation and replacement costs do include providing the Sand Key lens, in storage near Washington, D.C., as a replacement for the Lighthouse and Keepers Quarters Museum to display.City Manager Mike Puto said a discussion about the costs has not been scheduled for the July 22 council meeting. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday, July 16, 2014 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW WED.9381 THURS.9482 FRI.9381 SAT.9181 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of thunderstorms.For the extended forecast visitKeysInfoNet.com/weather.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria. There 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. 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After hours, call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSBoat passenger injured in crashA Coral Gables man was flown to a Miami trauma center Sunday night after the boat in which he was riding crashed near John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says Rodney Suarez, 39, was aboard the 2005 17-foot Century boat when it struck a channel marker around 8 p.m. in South Sound Creek. Two other people, including the driver, were on the boat. No other information was available.Python eggs are starting to hatchWildlife experts say Burmese python eggs are hatching throughout South west Florida, and theyre asking the public to report sightings there of the invasive snakes.Pythons have been blamed for dramatic drops in the populations of native mammals in the Florida Everglades. Theyve also been known to kill and eat large alligators. Some have been found in the Keys but they likely were released pets.Ian Bartoszek from the Conservancy of Southwest Florida said python hatchlings can already be 2 feet long when they emerge from their eggs. Associated Press HEADSTONESCRYPT FRONTS CUSTOM DESIGNSMAUSOLEUM CONSTRUCTION 305-294-2528ATLAS MEMORIALSMM 10 Big Coppitt Key 8 am to 5 pm Appts. Avail. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+ PIERCE James W. Pierce, 70, passed away on June 25th, 2014. He lived in Marathon since 1951 where his parents, Chuck and Marge Pierce started the Hurricane Bar and Grill. Jim served in the Air Force from 1966 -1969. He was a current member of Coast Guard Auxiliary for 12 yrs. in Marathon. Jim owned and operated Marine Power Systems in Marathon for 30 years. He was an avid mechanic and loved by many. He is survived by Jaclyn Setmayer, his significant other of 17 years, a sister, Jeanette Rackley, 2 nephews, 2 nieces, and several great nieces and nephews. Jim was a member of St. Paul AME Church for many years. A Celebration of Life with full military honors will be held at St. Paul AME Church, 208 41st. St., Gulf, Marathon, on Saturday July 26th, at 2PM. The date was formerly July 19th. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Jims name, to St. Paul AME Church, 208 41st St, Gulf, Marathon, Fl 33050. ARONOFF Brian M. Aronoff (49), Marathon FL, Quincy and Weymouth Mass. Brother of: Laurie Aronoff, Dottie Aronoff, Louise Andrewzusky, Jo-Ann & her husband Michael Harper, Dennis Aronoff & his fianc Caroline Whitney, and Morgan Aronoff & his wife Kristen. Son of the late Arnold Aronoff, and the late Phyllis Aronoff. Uncle to Nieces & Nephews: Rebecca & Danielle Andrewzusky, Justin Aronoff, Matthew and Samantha Harper, Nathan and Benjamin Aronoff. Longtime companion to Cathy Brown, and loyal friend to many here at home and in the middle Keys, Florida. Brian died during a boating accident on July 5, 2014 doing what he loved, running his own boat rental business in Coco Plum, Marathon Key, Florida, in route to assist a customer in the bay. Brians family wish to thank his KEYS community for their friendship while he was in their care these past 7 years. There Brian was known for his sense of humor, storytelling and antidotes. Brian was a proud member of the NRA, played and enjoyed pick up hockey with his NE buddies, loved fishing/boating in the ocean waters. These memories will help us all keep him in our hearts. He is more than missed by his family and friends, but we will always have great memories to hold onto. Rest in Peace. In lieu of Flowers and in the memory of Brian and essence of his spirit, his family would request donations to Harveys Disabled Veterans Fund, Send a Veteran Fishing for the Day, attn: Cheryl Cowan, Treasurer, 48 Crosby St, Quincy MA 02169 or The Turtle Hospital, 2396 Overseas Highway, Marathon FL 33050 (http://turtleho spitalstore.com/donations.html) See www.Keohane.com for additional information and online condolences. Obituaries & Memorials Upper Keys: (305) 852-3216 Marathon Key West: (305) 743-5551 Bill Spottswood, vice president of Key West-based developer Spottswood Cos., is in the process of seeing a 125-room Hyatt hotel built at the former Faro Blanco Resort and Marina site in Old Town Marathon. He agreed housing is a major issue.I would probably say between part-time and fulltime, youre probably looking at 100 employees [when the hotel is complete]. Theres just not a lot of inventory in Marathon, Spottswood said. As a community, we really need to figure out how to increase the affordable housing in Marathon. Its been such a great place and worked hard to get these projects going, and now all of a sudden its, Where are we going to get the employees from? he added. Spottswood said 14 workforce housing units hes building at the Hyatt is almost assuredly not enough to alleviate concerns for future employees. Im looking at trying to figure out if I can put some more there [and] Im looking at some other properties to see where we can put some more, he said. Garretts suggestions were preliminary to allow for City Council discussion when it meets Tuesday. His report suggested a workshop to obtain community input.The greatest need for workforce housing is probably felt most by those having employees and doing business within the city, he wrote.Hotel chief also concernedFrom Housing, 1A tional shortcuts through shallow areas sometimes ran aground. Acres of Atlantic Ocean flats near offshore Tavernier Key, about two miles from the main Keys, allowed strollers to look for shells and dogs to frolic in the soft mud. Pelicans and gulls feasted on fish stranded in shallow pools. The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District pays close attention to extreme tides, said Executive Director Michael Doyle. A lot of offshore islands essentially look like a dinner plate, with a shallow area surrounded by a berm, Doyle said. Some of these can be hundreds of acres. In dry periods on the islands, billions of mosquito eggs lie waiting on the ground, he said. After a high tide, they begin hatching within hours. This is a major producer of mosquitoes. The districts offshore crews are allowed to treat most islands with a particular pesticide. A 3.5-foot high tide topped with 1.7 inches of rain on Middle Torch will likely cause areas that dont typically retain water to retain water long enough to hatch a brood of mosquitoes, Lower Keys mosquito inspector Yvonne Wielhouwer said. A perigee moon astronomers hate the super moon moniker are relatively common. However, this summer and fall will see two more, on Aug. 10 and Sept. 19.Expect more perigee moonsFrom Tides, 1AKiller gets 2.5 yearsStock Island resident Charles Miller, 43, has begun a 30-month prison term after pleading guilty to felony manslaughter for beating to death a fellow Keys man last year following an argument over beer money. Miller admitted in court May 16 to knocking Jesus Rodriguez, 45, to the ground on July 7, 2013, and kicking him in the face before running away. He was found hiding nearby shortly after.Rodriguez died a week later at Ryder Trauma Center in Miami.Assistant State Attorney Carla Litrenta said Miller received a shorter-than normal-sentence due to the strength or lack thereof of the states case. The State Attorneys Office had issues with witnesses involved and there was the possibility of Millers attorney floating a self-defense argument.We came to an agreement due to the strengths and weaknesses of our case, Litrenta said.Litrenta said Rodriguezs next of kin were notified of the plea agreement and understood the states concerns.According to the Monroe County Sheriffs Office, Miller told detectives when he was arrested that he gave a woman he did not know $10 to buy beer at the Tom Thumb convenience store on Maloney Avenue. When she returned without the beer, Miller said he asked for his money back and that the woman ran over to Rodriguez, who was on a bike. Rodriguez then reportedly got off the bike and the two men started fighting.According to the state Department of Corrections website, Miller is at the South Florida Reception Center before likely being transferred to another state prison.Violence related to alcohol is not unusual in the Keys.A month before Millers arrest, Kari Dangler, now 52, of Key Largo was charged with aggravated assault for pulling a handgun on one of her roommates when he wouldnt give her vodka. Shes on probation that expires in September 2015.In July 2012, a woman known as the Sea Hag shot to death a neighbor on Conch Key when the neighbor refused to give her beer. Carolyn Dukeshire, now 54, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 30 years.Prosecutor says witnesses had some problemsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comIN THE COURTS MILLERBoard might toughen tow rulesOne miserable experience with a towing company could cost the Florida Keys a visitor for life, says Monroe County Mayor Sylvia Murphy.It seems there are some towing companies out there that are taking advantage of our tourists, Murphy said Friday.Weve got so many very good towing companies and they outnumber the bad, she said. But the bad ones can keep a visitor from ever returning to the Keys. The County Commission, meeting in regular session today in Key West, will consider whether to impose new rules to strengthen regulations and set prices when vehicles are towed from private property. Islamorada had a problem and they took care of it with an ordinance. Key West acted to deal with what they called predatory towing, Murphy said. We are the last ones to do this. Monroe Countys towing law has not changed since 2007. The current law specifically addresses towing charges only on tows ordered by law enforcement. Many of the towingcharge complaints that reach county offices stem from tows off private property, Murphy said. There should be information posted [on allowable towing fees] and those prices should be within reason, she said.Islamorada Village Council man Mike Forster pushed for that municipalitys new ordinance after numerous complaints about overpriced or questionable tows.Some of the prices being charged were ridiculous, Forster said. Weve only had one complaint [since the ordinance took effect in May] and we got that reduced to half the cost it would have been. The ordinance has been very helpful, Forster said. Its a very positive thing for the village. One new towing company registered to work in Islamorada after the ordinance was enacted. They didnt want to get involved in all that stuff that was going on before. Murphy said the Islamorada law would give the county a good starting point to draft its own rule.A background report from the countys legal staff notes, With the number of special events occurring with more frequency throughout the Keys ... it appears the issue of predatory towing may be an issue that county staff should research to determine if this is, in fact, an issue that our code should more specifically address.Prices among the issues it will considerCOUNTY COMMISSIONBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgCost of lighthouse lens: $170KIt would go on display at new city hallBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Photo courtesy ART & HISTORICAL SOCIETYThe city of Marathon has been exploring the idea of incorporating this historic Fresnel lens once used at Sombrero Key Lighthouse into its planned new city hall. The citys design team estimates it would cost about $170,000 to do so. Keys InfoNet.comCome visit our online photo galleries and submit your own photos
The Marathon City Council is scheduled to open its 2014-15 budget season on Thursday evening with a special meeting to review proposed general fund figures. Staff is scheduled to present an overview of the proposed $12.44 million budget to the council, after which the board will adopt a preliminary property tax rate for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1. Governments often approve an initial rate higher than they finalize in September. As written, the proposed tax rate is 2.3297, or $2.3297 per $1,000 of assessed property value. Thats 5.43 percent more than the 2.2097 rollback rate, which is the rate necessary to generate the same tax revenue as in the current year. The 2.3297 rate is estimated to generate $4,159,407 in revenue, an increase of $220,136 from the adopted current years $3,939,271.The day-to-day operating budget would be about $9.26 million and be financed through licenses and permits, government revenue sharing, charges for services, fines, forfeitures and other revenues. The city is budgeted to have $3.18 million in cash reserves, up $534,502 from the current years $2.64 million.Were setting the high side and I can get a feeling for what council wants to do. Well continually have more conversations. Last year, the percentage over rollback was 5.32 and this year, right now were at 5.43, so were pretty close, City Manager Mike Puto said. Included in the proposed budget are across-the-board raises for city employees at a minimum of 3 percent. Employees earning less than $39,000 received 3 percent raises in the current year. But those were the first permanent raises of any kind in five budgets. Then-city Manager Roger Hernstadt preferred to dole out discretionary bonuses.Mayor Dick Ramsay and Vice Mayor Chris Bull were on the losing side of a final vote in September to offer raises to every employee. Ramsay has said on several occasions he wants them included in the 2014-15 budget and instructed Puto to do so.I asked staff to take a look and see what were looking at with raises for people and look at what we can do to afford the raises. Weve got a great staff and we want to do our best to keep them here, Puto said.According to city Finance Director Jennifer Johnson, the combined value of suggested raises for general-fund employees those whose salaries are paid with taxpayer dollars would be $99,907. She noted that Marathon Fire Rescue is still in negotiations with the union, so their figures may change as negotiations progress. City of Marathon Marina employees, Utilities Depart ment employees and Public Works Department workers would also receive raises, but all or a portion of their salaries are paid for via special revenue funds not included in the citys operating budget.In addition, annual employee insurance benefit costs are budgeted to increase by as much as 15 percent, or $59,383, from $427,387 to about $486,770 for fiscal year 2014-15. Thursdays budget meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the fire station at Florida Keys Marathon Airport. habitat. Military operations, such as at Naval Air Station Key West, are excluded. Mike Roberts, Monroe County senior administrator of environmental resources, was reviewing the decision this week. Given the countys existing ordinances on [turtle] nesting beaches, I cant imagine this will have any particularly significant effect on most waterfront areas, Roberts said. Most of the sandy beaches needed for nesting by sea turtles already are protected, he said. In other Keys areas designated as critical habitat for protected species like the Lower Keys marsh rabbit and Key deer, he said, The vast majority of properties are on federal lands. So the impacts to private lands have been fairly minimal. The large areas of ocean listed as essential to the loggerhead species survival create the largest designation of critical habitat ever, according to the Center for Biological Diversity.The Southern Florida Constricted Migratory Corridor runs from the northern boundary of Palm Beach County south to off Key West, covering waters out to the 200meter depth contour.Migrating thousands of miles in the course of their lifetimes, loggerheads face persistent threats from fishing gear, pollution and climate change, Oceana marine scientist Amanda Keledjian said. This critical habitat designation is essential for the future survival and recovery of sea turtles in the U.S.The designation could affect any offshore drilling in the area. 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Walker initially proposed the development two years ago, said Key West City Planner Donald Craig.We told them at the time they had to go do the channel analyses and have approvals in place from [the U.S.] Army Corps [of Engineers] and then Dr. Walker had to deal with a code-related fine from development; he got that resolved.The Florida Department of Environmental Protection would also need to approve the project; it would include trimming some mangroves, but not removing them.If ultimately approved by the Planning Board, the plan would go to the City Commission for approval as a conditional-use measure. It would also go to the state Department of Economic Opportunty because its considered a major development. For more on this story, go to www.KeysInfo Net.com.Planners say concerns solvedFrom Marina, 1A 100 hotel rooms up for approvalA development agreement for 100 new hotel rooms and other visitor facilities at Stock Island Marina Village goes to the Monroe County Commission at its meeting today in Key West. The proposed agreement for the 12-acre upland site on Shrimp Road transfers development rights from Big Pine Key and other Lower Keys islands for the hotel. Permanent residences will be limited to staff housing and commercial apartments. Planned resort facilities include a 150-seat restaurant, bath house and fitness center. Working waterfront uses such as a marina with boat repair and storage, along with a fish house, will occupy about a third of the property. Public access to a waterfront walkway will be open from 7 a.m. until dusk.In conjunction with the resort plan, commissioners hold a hearing on an ordinance that says liveaboard marina slips do not require building permit allocations under the countys rate-ofgrowth ordinance. Slips approved under the ordinance can only be rented for vessels capable of navigation, not permanently docked houseboats.The marina issues are scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Harvey Government Center, 1200 Truman Ave. In other issues on the commissions agenda:Brian Stewart, who describes himself as the mayor of Boca Chica Beach, will speak under public comment at 10 a.m. to object to the planned cutting of about 175 feet of shade trees on the oceanside of the parking lot for Boca Chica Beach.Staff at Naval Air Station Key West requested the county to cut the trees that lie within a clear zone. Stock Island Marina Village seeking themCOUNTY COMMISSIONBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Loggerhead turtles get much more protectionFrom Turtles, 1ACity starts budget work for 2014-15Staff raises more than likelyBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONGOP: Postpone drawing new districtsRepublican legislative leaders said Tuesday they do not plan to appeal a judges ruling that struck down Floridas congressional map but want lawmakers to be able to redraw the disputed districts after this falls elections.House Speaker Will Weatherford (R-Wesley Chapel) and Senate President Don Gaetz (Niceville) contend its too late in the current election cycle to redraw the districts, as ballots have already been sent to overseas voters in advance of the Aug. 26 primaries.The election process is in full swing, the state argued in a motion filed Tuesday that seeks a quick decision from Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis. Candidates have collected petitions and qualified for the ballot. Campaigns have been conducted. Ballots have been printed.Lewis ruled last week that lawmakers failed during the 2012 redistricting process to follow the anti-gerrymandering Fair Districts constitutional amendments, approved by voters in 2010.The Keys became part of the new U.S. House District 26, now represented by Rep. Joe Garcia. Before redistricting, the Keys were in District 18 and represented by Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. The new redistricting will likely not have a large effect on the Keys.Groups challenging the congressional map, including the League of Women Voters of Florida and Common Cause, declined to comment Tuesday, awaiting a decision from their legal team about how to respond to the legislative leaders request. In a joint statement, Gaetz and Weatherford noted that more than 63,000 military and overseas voters have been sent ballots, with the first batches of in-state absentee ballots going out next week.Any attempt to change the districts at this late stage of the 2014 elections process would cause chaos and confusion and would threaten the rights of our deployed military voters, Gaetz and Weatherford said in the statement.Lewis ruling specifically took aim at the districts represented by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, a Jacksonville Democrat, and U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, a Winter Garden Republican.Browns District 5, which winds its way from Jacksonville to Orlando, has been criticized for years as one of the worst examples of gerrymandering in the nation.But any changes to the two districts could have a domino effect on surrounding seats and ripple through the rest of the map.Keys likely wont see big effect with new mapsBy JIM TURNERNews Service of FloridaPOLITICSKeynoter photo by LARRY KAHNA new federal designation of critical habitat for loggerhead sea turtles covers a lot of ocean near the Florida Keys, and some beach nesting spots. This nesting site at Marathons Sombrero Beach already is protected.
Opinion & EditorialWednesday, July 16, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter 4A Letters of local interest are welcome, but subject to editing and condensing. There is a 400-word limit. Letters thanking an individual are welcome. Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists. Letters must be signed. Anonymous letters will not be published. Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor, Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, FL 33050 E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor EDITORIALEnough with scare tacticsLETTERS TO THE EDITORWe are the 305The telephone numbers are running out, this newspaper reported as we got the bad news that the days of new numbers for the 305 area code are numbered. That doomsday clock restarted on Thursday when the Florida Public Service Commission told us we would get no more phones with 305 area codes in Monroe County. All the new ones will be in the 786 area code from Miami-Dade. 76,351 people. Two telephone area codes. This may not be the stupidest thing Ive ever heard of but it has to make the bureaucratic fumbles Top 1,000 list. Created in 1947, the 305 was one of the first area codes in the country; back then, it covered all of Florida. After splits and resplits drove it farther and farther south, it now serves all the phones in Floridas southernmost county and some of the phones in Miami-Dade. Regions take pride in their identity from the simplest things. New York is still the Big Apple. Everyone knows Beverly Hills zip code is 90210. And the Keys are the 305. Oh sure, were willing to share that with some of Miami-Dade, but it belongs to us. Telephone service morphs, but it used to go from harder to use to easier. Each area code has 7,920,000 different usable phone numbers. Although there are nearly 10 million possible seven-digit phone numbers in an area code, some numbers such as 211, 311, 411 and on up to 911, plus all numbers starting with 0 or 1, simply arent available. The entire state of Vermont is known as the 802. There are 608,827 people and a gazillion telephones in all of Vermont and they somehow manage with the 802. In fact, Vermont has enough extra that a podcaster in Seattle has an 802 number for her call-in show. There are 76,351 people in Monroe County, 99 percent of whom live in the Keys, and the PSC thinks were running out? [Editors note: There are far more 305s in Miami-Dade than there are in the Keys.] Hey, Public Service Commission we dont need no stinkin new area code. All we need are a few more exchanges. Thats simple to do. Move a few mainland exchanges from 305 to 786 and make those exchanges available in Monroe County. Dick Harper Key Colony BeachCrosswalk had inputThe Key Largo Livable CommuniKeys Master Plan was prepared by residents of Key Largo and Monroe County. The plans foundation was established through public input at workshops where community participants identified their perceptions and desires for Key Largo. As a result of the public input, one of the design concepts proposed to guide subsequent activities and communicate the studys key recommendations was to improve conditions on the U.S. 1 corridor conditions. In the Florida Keys, U.S. 1 functions as both the major highway and a main street for the local communities. Improvements, it was determined, were needed to increase bicycle and pedestrian accommodations. After some fatalities occurred involving pedestrians and bicyclists trying to cross U.S. 1, the Island of Key Largo Federation of Homeowner Associations wrote a letter to the state Department of Transportation asking for implementation of the communityauthored Liveable CommuniKeys plan and create safe pedestrian crossings in the areas were these accidents were taking place. DOT conducted a pedestrian mobility and safety study that showed that the gaps between traffic, required to safely cross U.S. 1, were at times nonexistent or not long enough to cross safely. At times there were increments as long as 15 minutes when there were no gaps at all. As many as 40 pedestrians were observed trying to cross U.S. 1 in a one-hour period. The federation maintains that there is a need for safe conditions for all users of U.S. 1. How that is accomplished, we leave that up to the experts. Kay Thacker vice president Island of Key Largo Federation of Homeowner Associations Editors note: The federation specifically asked for crosswalks around mile markers 101.4 and around 99 and 100.Clear the viewsI live in Marathon. I would like to thank who ever finally decided to get rid of the big cactus and other streetand sidewalk-blocking shrubs from the entry of my street. So many times I have had to pull so far out just to see traffic and bicyclists coming that I have nearly had incidents with bicyclists. I so appreciate being able to see clearly now. More areas need to be cleared so there are no accidents due to views being blocked. Again, a big thank you to those involved. Martha Leasure MarathonThanks, LeBronTo LeBron James: Thank you for choosing Miami fours ago. You made our city very proud. LeBron. All the best to you and your family in Cleveland. Rodney Barreto Key Largo Coral GablesSame-sex marriage isnt about abhorrent behavior, its about basic civil rights for everyoneAs we await a ruling on what could be a potentially landmark case in the Keys regarding same-sex marriage potentially a catalyst for changing state law we must take inventory of the rhetoric and propaganda being spread by some same-sex marriage opponents. At a July 7 hearing on Plantation Key, Key Westers Aaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones had their lawsuit against Monroe County Clerk Amy Heavilin heard by Circuit Court Judge Luis Garcia. Huntsman and Jones had sued Heavilin on April 1 when her office denied them a marriage license, citing Floridas constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. Heavilin is not defending the suit, but state Attorney General Pam Bondi is. We heard from Mat Staver, founder of the conservative Liberty Counsel, at that hearing. He made an unfathomable leap in his address to Garcia, suggesting that gay marriage would lead to polygamy and lack of sexual boundaries. Exactly how do you make the jump from same-sex marriage to polygamy? The same way weve seen it linked to everything from AIDS to bestiality, from child pornography to sado-masochism and who knows what else. There is no logical leap. Do these extremists have no boundaries or shame? Whats next? Same-sex marriage can lead to cancer, agoraphobia and tone-deafness? By now, were likely numb to the outrageous ways anti-gay groups operate or the lengths they will go to espouse their beliefs. But we shouldnt be. There is no basis for these outrageous accusations, yet they are out there more than ever because fear has a way of making you say or think crazy thoughts. The Liberty Counsel is a self-proclaimed nonprofit public-interest law firm and ministry that provides free legal help in defense of Christian religious liberty, the sanctity of human life, and the traditional family. Staver has written nine books, including SameSex Marriage: Putting Every Household at Risk. Because, apparently, what consenting adults do among themselves directly affects everyone elses life. Maybe Stavers inspired by Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Scott Lively, noted for his opposition to LGBT rights and a proponent for criminalizing homosexuality pretty much like Russia did. These men and their affiliated groups are really just hired guns, self-proclaimed moral lobbyists with few facts to buttress their arguments. We believe the case of Huntsman and Jones or one of the other cases in Florida challenging same-sex marriage will ultimately be decided for the plaintiffs. It is, after all, just common civil rights being litigated. Perhaps thats when the moralists will admit theyre on the wrong side of history. 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. The advent of mobile phones and other devices is leading to the Keys sharing the 786 phone number with Miami-Dade County. Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWThis crosswalk in Key Largo caused a four-auto crash last month, the Florida Highway Patrol says.Whats next? Same-sex marriage can lead to cancer, agoraphobia and tone-deafness? Big cases face the State Supreme CourtThe Florida Supreme Court began an annual summer break last week, taking a breather from its routine of issuing opinions each Thursday in complex legal disputes and the steady flow of death-penalty appeals. But justices will face major issues when they return from the break cases that could affect everything from utility rates to sentences for juveniles who commit murder. The court is scheduled to resume releasing its weekly opinions Aug. 28, though it can handle issues before then as needed. While dozens of cases are pending before the court, here are four to watch:Online travelIn courtrooms and the Legislature, online travel companies and counties have sparred for years about hotel bed taxes. The dispute centers on whether companies such as Expedia and Orbitz should pay tourist-development taxes on the full amounts they collect from customers, or only on the portions that go to room rentals. The companies contend the portions that do not pay for room rentals are service charges, which are not subject to the hotel bed tax. Monroe County led the way in fighting for the travel firms money, suing Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline and Travelocity in January 2009, alleging they skirted paying Tourist Development Council bed taxes (taxes charged on per-night lodging) when they bought rooms at wholesale rates, resold them for higher prices, then pocketed the difference in bed-tax dollars. Other counties joined the lawsuit and a judge declared the case a class action. The following summer, Monroe settled with the four companies for a combined $2 million; other counties split another $4.5 million. The settlements, however, did not include any admission by the travel companies that they actually owed the bed taxes. The Supreme Court heard arguments in the new case, Alachua County, et al, vs. Expedia Inc., on April 30.Juvenile timeFlorida courts have struggled to determine how they should carry out two landmark U.S. Supreme Court rulings that put new restrictions on life sentences for juveniles who commit murders or other serious felonies. That has led to the issues landing at the Florida Supreme Court, which during the past year has heard arguments in at least two cases that remain unresolved. One of the cases, from Bay County, focuses on Rebecca Falcon, who was sentenced to life in prison for a murder she committed in 1997, when she was 15. The cases are Rebecca Lee Falcon vs. State of Florida and Shimeeka Daquiel Gridine vs. State of Florida.Workers compBusiness groups, insurers, unions and representatives of injured workers closely follow legal and political fights about Floridas workers compensation system.And the Supreme Court drew a full house last month when it heard arguments in a case stemming from injuries suffered in 2009 by St. Petersburg firefighter Bradley Westphal. The case focuses on what are known in the complicated workers-compensation system as temporary total disability benefits.Westphal received those benefits for two years, which is a limit under state law. But when Westphal sought to receive permanent total disability benefits, a judge ruled the request was premature. That created a gap until Westphal could get permanent benefits several months later and prompted the legal fight, with Westphals attorneys arguing that the twoyear limit on temporary benefits is unconstitutional. The case is Bradley Westphal vs. City of St. Petersburg, etc., et al.Legal aidSupreme Court justices are confronted with a dispute in their own industry about how to help fund legal services for the poor.A coalition of attorneys, including former Supreme Court Justice Raoul Cantero, filed a petition with the court last month seeking an increase in fees on lawyers to pay for legal-aid programs. But The Florida Bar has come out strongly against the proposal, which could cost attorneys an extra $100 a year.The petition requests the Florida Supreme Court to raise the $265 cap on The Florida Bars annual membership fees, with the added charge going to The Florida Bar Foundation, which funds legal aid. The Bar, however, argues that the legal system needs a longer-term solution. Legal Services of Greater Miami is the nonprofit that provides legal aid to Monroe Countys needy. Keynoter staff contributed to this report.Here are four to watch for the decisionsBy JIM SAUNDERSNews Service of FloridaIN THE COURTS
A cruiser for more than 15 years, Richard Biter noticed something interesting on a recent trip: His ship bypassed Ocho Rios, the Jamaican port where many previous cruises had stopped, and headed instead to Falmouth, which had been developed by Royal Caribbean International and the island nation.Biter, assistant secretary for intermodal systems development at the Florida Department of Transporta tion, started thinking about how Ocho Rios had lost that business and then started thinking about his home state.I dont want to see that happen to Florida, he said. Im as competitive as the next person, and I realize that the cruise industry is a competitive industry. The result of that train of thought was a report commissioned by the department and released in December that cautioned that Florida ports which have long dominated the global cruise industry are at risk of losing business as operators look to destinations around the world such as Asia, Europe and Brazil to grow their passenger base.The shift has been years in the making as cruise lines have worked to spread a vacation model born in South Florida to new global markets.We all aspired to the global emergence of cruising as a mainstream form of holiday, said Adam Goldstein, president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises. Many of us have worked at that for decades, and its happening and its exciting. He added: It certainly bears remembering that Miami still is the cruise capital of the world. Florida reported almost 14 million revenue passengers in fiscal 2012, with expectations that the number will grow to 21.6 million by fiscal 2026. Passengers are counted when they get on and off a ship according to the industry standard, so 14 million revenue passengers would equal 7 million individuals. The cruise industry contributed $2.43 billion to Floridas gross state product in fiscal 2011, according to the report.While the 29-page report titled Floridas Cruise Industry: A Statewide Perspective suggests that growth in international destinations could eventually be good for Florida, it also warns that the states status as a top cruise draw is not guaranteed.In the months since the report was issued, the buzz around global deployment in the industry has become almost deafening, even as news from the competitive Caribbean has been glum.Foreign portsChina, with its growing middle class, is expected to become the second-largest cruise market in the world after the United States by 2017. Australia now leads the world in terms of market penetration and passenger growth for cruising, according to a June report from the Cruise Lines International Association.About 3.6 percent of Australians took a cruise last year, compared to previous leader North America, where 3.3 percent of the population cruised. And the numbers of passengers grew 20 percent year over year, with more than 833,000 Australians cruising globally last year. Last year, 11.7 million North Americans went on cruises to destinations around the world, including the Caribbean. Miami-based Royal Caribbean announced in April that it would send its newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, to home port in Shanghai following a short introductory season in New Jersey. Sister ship Anthem of the Seas, which had been scheduled to sail from Fort Lauderdale starting next fall, will instead replace Quantum in New Jersey.Steven Cernak, chief executive and director of Port Everglades, said that while Royal Caribbean will meet its contractual obligations to the port by deploying another ship, he only learned that Anthem of the Seas was not coming to Fort Lauderdale when he read it in the newspaper.Of course I was surprised, Cernak said. Having said that, it was a business decision on their part, which I have to respect. They have a right to deploy their ships where they see the opportunity, and from that perspective I understand. Until recent years, nearly all major ships launched in South Florida or at least spent part of their inaugural year in Miami or Fort Lauderdale. But Carnival did not send one of its Dream-class ships here until Carnival Breeze, the third in the group, arrived in Miami in late 2012. Norwegian Cruise Line introduced its Breakaway class last year in New York City. North American cruise lines have increased their presence in Europe over the last several years, especially in the summer months. After a difficult stretch due to economic recession in Southern Europe and negative publicity surrounding the 2012 wreck of the Costa Concordia in Italy, cruise operators say they are encouraged by the strength of the Mediterranean and North European markets this year. In percentage terms, clearly South Florida is not going to have the same share of all cruise home port departures that it used to have, because the rest of the world has gotten involved, Goldstein said. A number of markets around the world like Australia, Germany, Italy and China are becoming give-or-take million-customer markets per year. Thats attracting ships that may have in the past been in South Florida. While Carnival Cruise Lines has 15 home ports in North America that can be reached by car, senior vice president for itinerary development and port operations Terry Thornton said PortMiami and Port Everglades make up the lines most important cruising region. More than 1.2 million of the cruise lines roughly 4.5 million guests are expected to travel through those ports this year, he said. Wednesday, July 16, 2014 5A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com On all in stock inventory and our rental boats too!BIG SAVINGS STARTS JULY 25TH ENDS JULY 27STFor more info: www.kayakfloridakeys.combtnbtfrttttbt !t "#$b%b bb&t't(b)*+tft,)-,f*()-.-*()t,-)/ ADVERTISERS: Your participation in the Adopt-a-Pet page is what makes it possible to showcase shelter animals in need of a home. 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Visitors getting off ships at the Outer Mole paid $1.84 million, passengers at Pier B paid $1.53 million and passengers at Mallory Square paid $296,000. The U.S. Navy gets 40 percent of the fees at the Outer Mole.
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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 4BBSports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038NEW ARRIVALS Leather Sectionals & Recliners Fantasy Flowers Lamps Artwork Dont be rashA new study shows that your iPad can give you rash. Why? Find out on 2B Let Coco Plum Vacation Rentals, LLC Manage Your Vacation Rental PropertyHigh Net To Owners Licensed, Bonded, Insured High Standards Hard Working Over 20 Years Experience! www.keysrentalsonline.comCoco Plum Vacation Rentals, LLC. 10875 Overseas Hwy #110 Marathon, FL 33050 Phone: 305-289-2212 Fax: 305-289-2271Kelly Willey Shallow depths working wellWith the hot summer sun beating down upon us, the best fishing is early morning, late evening and after dark.Night fishing on the reef has really come into its own. The 35to 70-foot depths are producing plenty of mangroves in the twoto fivepound class, plus yellowtails. Even the biggest flag tails are almost easy to catch, as their wariness decreases in the dark.Your baits of choice for the mangroves are live pilchards that show up in your slick at dusk, although fresh dead ones will also work. You can also use small live pinfish and chunks of ballyhoo. The same yellowtail baits used during the day will work at night, including pieces of ballyhoo, silversides and shrimp.The mutton bite on the deeper wrecks remains good, and there are plenty of amberjack and jack crevalle to give you a good tug-of-war.Nice-size grouper have been taken on the deeper wrecks of late. Larger live baits, such as grunt, blue runners and large pinfish, are the ticket.Offshore, the dolphin bite continues to be pretty good, with plenty of schoolie and sublegal fish. Those venturing a little farther find bigger fish gaffers and the occasional slammer. Good-size blackfin tuna are still prowling the underwater mountains known as the humps. Loads of fish in the 15to 25-pound category are taking live baits fished deep, 200-plus feet. Cigar minnows, threadfin herring and live pilchards get the job done.The weeks bestCapt. Ariel Medero reports the dolphin and tuna bite is still red hot. Inshore, the reef is loading up with mangrove snapper, and the wrecks are active with amberjacks, jack crevalle and mutton snapper. There are still some mangroves in the gulf, but theyre headed to the reef. And the tarpon are still biting at the Seven Mile Bridge.SeaSquareds Capt. Wayne Burri has been busy snapper fishing on the reef and shark fishing in the bay this week. Shallow-water, catch-andrelease shark fishing is producing double-digit landings of large lemon sharks right now. Capt. Jeff Knapp is offering a combo tarpon/snapper trip that keeps everyone happy with tarpon landings at the Seven Mile Bridge combined with catches of mangrove snapper and black grouper for something to feed the hungry anglers.Capt. Moe Mottice, of Moes Custom Charters in Key West, reports the dolphin are plentiful offshore and responded to skirted ballyhoos. Mixed in are small blackfin tuna and the occasional bonita. His anglers jumped and landed tarpon in Key West Harbor, with yellowtails, mangroves and sharks there, as well.Capt. Chris Johnson is a member of the Yamaha National Fishing Team and specializes in offshore, gulf/bay, reef/wreck, sailfish, shark and tarpon fishing with SeaSquared Charters out of Porkys Bayside Marina in Marathon. You can reach him at 743-5305, http://Sea SquaredCharters.com and http://Facebook.com/Mara thon Fishing.And the humps still producing good-size tunaFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSThis is a nice dolphin catch for this group that fished with Capt. Ariel Medero of Big Game Sportfishing in Marathon.Chris Johnson CaptainsColumnTake a light swimSwimmers can test their endurance while focusing attention on preserving six aging offshore Keys lighthouses Sept. 20 during the second annual 8-mile Swim for Alligator Light off Islamorada.The challenge was started by Keys artist Larry Herlth, familiar to Keys locals as Lighthouse Larry for his detailed, scale-model metal reproductions of Keys lighthouses. When he was 52, he completed the round-trip openwater swim to the lighthouse in five hours and 11 minutes, and afterward forged the idea of a competitive group swim.We need to bring the attention to a national treasure, Herlth said. The large beacons were fabricated in the 1800s, including three built before the Civil War, to warn ships away from the Florida Keys reef tract. GPS navigation has replaced the need for lighthouses in the Keys.Swimmers can enter the event solo or as twoor fourperson teams.Entry fees are $95 per individual swimmer, $75 per person for members of a twoperson team and $50 per person for members of a fourperson team. Swimmers can register at www.swim alligatorlight.com .SWIMMINGHeading out? What not to packIf you want to travel light summertime is when most Keys residents do their traveling its not merely what you pack that matters, its what you dont pack. Yet you need not be a minimalist with featherweight shirts and quickdrying underwear to be a carry-on-only flier. The key is knowing what you can buy at or have delivered to your destination. Below are 10 items to keep out of your bag.Toys. That means beach toys, sporting goods and so on. Lets say youve rented a beach house. If the owners dont have gear you can borrow, consider free services like Pick Up Today from Wal-Mart. You can buy what you need on www .Walmart.com and select a store and a pickup time before leaving home. Dont want to waste vacation time at a big-box store? Outsource your shopping. Should you be visiting the San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose, Calif., Chicago; Dallas or New York City, you can try eBay Now. Using www.bay.com/now or the eBay Now app, you can buy items from hundreds of retailers, and in about one to two hours a messenger will deliver your order to your door. The service is $5 an order, and you must shop one retailer at a time. Another option is to hire someone to shop for you through a site like www.TaskRabbit.com. At the end of your vacation, you (or someone you hire on TaskRabbit) can send everything home via UPS or donate it to charity.Gym gear.Increasingly, chains Westin Hotels and Resorts, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts and some Four Seasons hotels are lending guests gym clothes and running shoes.Toiletries.If you enjoy experimenting with new grooming products, your trip is a perfect opportunity. Beauty industry veterans flock to drugstores in cities such as Tokyo, Berlin and Paris for elixirs,Lighten load since you can buy elsewhereBy STEPHANIE ROSENBLOOMTRAVEL In a jam? Think outside PB&JIt was probably 15 years ago that I discovered the magic that is a nearly empty jar of jam.Until then, Id always hated those sticky knuckle moments of scraping the slimy dregs of the jar, hoping I had enough to add that sweet balance so needed by the otherwise leaden smear of peanut butter on my bread.Then an Italian cook who was supposed to be teaching me pasta making got sidetracked. She wanted a salad to go with our orecchiette, and she wanted to make her own vinaigrette. Thats when she reached for a nearly empty jar of strawberry jam from the refrigerator, dumped in some olive oil, a splash of balsamic vinegar, some salt and pepper. Then she put the cover back on the jar and shook like mad.Revolutionary? Hardly. But it was delicious. More importantly, it changed my relationship with jam. It wasnt just a sandwich spread. And it totally made sense. After all, a jar of grape jelly has long been the not-sosecret ingredient for many a potluck meatball. And since that day, Ive used a dollop of one jam or another in nearly every vinaigrette Ive made.And thats just the start. I regularly turn to jams and jellies for adding oomph to everything, including sweetand-sour chicken (apricot jam), barbecue pork ribs (seedless raspberry), beef marinades (orange marmalade), ham glazes (blackberry or cherry), sweet-and-Fruit spreads a nice change, and theres moreBy J.M. HIRSCHAssociated PressSNACK TIME Associated Press photo by MATTHEW MEADMackays dundee orange marmalade (left) and Crofters superfruit spread are shown here. Jams and jellies are good for adding oomph to everything, including sweet-and-sour chicken (apricot jam), barbecue pork ribs (seedless raspberry), beef marinades (orange marmalade), ham glazes (blackberry or cherry), sweet-and-savory dips for vegetables and crackers (red pepper jelly), even sandwich spreads.See Jam, 3BSee Travel, 2B
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Notice is hereby given:Barbara J. SweeneyJC Picco Joseph E. Gonzalez 5537 College Rd 208 Angela St 10691 7th(Gulf) Ave Key West, Fl 33040Key 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 7-16-14 ACROSS 1On behalf of 4Hemingway or Haydn 8Sword handles 13Velocity initials 16Rule Britannia composer 17Fundamental 18Dedicated to the One ___ 19Whimper 20Crimson Tide coaching idol 22Globetrotters star 24Blood carriers 25Lucys landlady 27Strike out 28I Was a ___ Werewolf 29Waiting for Lefty playwright 30Followed a hunch 31Grid. scores 32Keep in stitches 33Got up 34Historic Dublin theater 37Anthony Hopkins movie, with The 39Rider Haggard novel 42Ibn ___ 43Sell, as stolen goods 44Remove from office 45Product of 61 Down 46Useful comp. key 47Howdy Doody host 51One-named rock star 52Stick ones neck out 54Tennis tournaments 55Acquire flight 56Blue or white waders 57Understand fully 58Common Sense author 59Rind remover, e.g. 61See if ___! 63High-flying group 66Fire in the Forum?: L. 67Mickey Mouses friend 69Door greeter? 70Comical brothers 71___ spirit 73Seine feeder 74Famous foods Lee 75Whichever 76Back to the Future star 80Unsteady: sl. 81Hawaiian singer 82Goofs off 83Lout 84Olive stuffer 87Albert and Messy 88Peanut confection 92Middlesex Co., NJ area 93Tent type 94Comes in ahead of 95Yusuf Islam 97Pal Joey lyricist 99Proposal joint? 100Toothy grin 101Of Thee ___ 102Theater or concert halls 103Far from joyful 104Rural sights 105. . ___ creature was stirring . 106Slalom shape DOWN 1___ Jacques 2Explorer Juan de ___ 3Leased again 4Name on a check 5Gray and Whitney 6ATM code 7Behaved willfully 8British repast 9Burn soothers 10Surely he jests 11Boob tubes 12Testa or aril 13Toned down 14Cartoon canine 15Macho types 16Like ___ out of hell! 17Ships prisons 19Lost color 21The ___ Bunch 23Range in the Rockies 26Former ET host John 29Alpha opposite 30Bank machines: abbr. 32High up 33Tickets remains 34Well offshore 35Popular game fish 36Get Smart co-creator 37Pixieish 38Palindromic time 39Comic book hero 40Put up wallpaper 41Nose out 43Enthusiastic outburst 45Shorthand pro 47Tiresome ones 48Boston airport 49Puccini production, e.g. 50Bloody Marys nut 51Cunning 53Justice Frankfurter 55Molire specialty 58Pope canonized in 1954 59Arizona Native American 60Actors Richard or Susan 61Montanas neighbor 62Deep prolonged sleep 63Goodbye in Granada 64See 87 Down 65Stiffening piece 68Tips ones cap 71Lacking color 72Sound rebound 74Type of tap dance 76Water Lilies painter 77Passes by, as time 78Traditions and beliefs 79Light spear 80Marathoner Grete 81Thick-headed 83Borneo primate, for short 84Scouting units 85Mrs. Trump, once 86Apportioned 87Edisons lab site, with 64 Down 88Its ___ long time coming 89Pad sitters 90Tacklebox items 91The late Ms. James 93Linden tree 94Manchester man e.g., for short 96Lexington coll. 98Bear, in Barcelona Observer crossword puzzle IN THE ZOO Solution in the July 19 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the July 12 puzzle. makeup and hair accessories. I travel with almost no products and an empty TSAapproved quart-size plastic bag to take home finds.Neck pillow. Save space by using an inflatable version.Hair dryer: Plenty of hotels and home rentals offer hair dryers. If yours doesnt, buy one at a local drugstore and, if youre in a foreign country, you wont have to use a converter.Underwear. Some swear by quick-drying undergarments like ExOfficio Give-NGo travel underwear so that they can pack just one or two pairs and wash them again and again.Sunscreen and bug spray. Buy it when you arrive.Umbrella. Many hotels and home-swap owners will lend you one.Towels: If youre renting a house and dont want to shop for towels while on vacation, buy them online and ship them in advance of your trip. Afterward, leave them for the next guests or donate them.Gadgets: Bring only what you know youll use, like smart phones, tablets and chargers. Or better yet, put down your electronic devices and enjoy your vacation.This is reprinted from the Miami Herald.Leave it at home if possibleFrom Travel, 1BElectronic devices may cause rashUnexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and mobile phones. But it was an Apple iPad that caused an itchy body rash in an 11-year-old boy recently treated at a San Diego hospital, according to a report in Mondays journal Pediatrics.Nickel rashes arent lifethreatening but they can be very uncomfortable, and they may require treatment with steroids and antibiotics if the skin eruptions become infected, said Dr. Sharon Jacob, a dermatologist at Rady Childrens Hospital, where the boy was treated. Jacob, who co-wrote the report, said the young patient had to miss school because of the rash. The boy discussed in the Pediatrics report had a common skin condition that causes scaly patches, but he developed a different rash all over his body that didnt respond to usual treatment. Skin testing showed he had a nickel allergy, and doctors traced it to an iPad his family had bought in 2010. Doctors tested the device and detected a chemical found in nickel in the iPads outside coating. He used the iPad daily, Jacob said.He got better after putting it in a protective case, she saidWhether all iPad models and other Apple devices contain nickel is uncertain; Apple spokesman Chris Gaither said the company had no comment.People with existing nickel allergies are at risk for rashes from nickel-containing devices. According to an advisory about cell phones on the website of the Nickel Institute, a global association based in Toronto representing nickel producers, the risk arises from contact with nickel-plated outer surfaces over prolonged periods of time.The length of time required to elicit an allergic reaction will vary from five or 10 minutes to never, depending on the sensitivity of the individual, the advisory says.Nickel rashes also have been traced to other common products including some jewelry, eyeglass frames and zippers. Jacob said evidence suggests nickel allergies are become more common, or increasingly recognized. She cited national data showing that about 25 percent of children who get skin tests for allergies have nickel allergies, versus about 17 percent a decade ago. She said doctors need to consider electronic devices as potential sources when patients seek treatment for skin rashes.Its the nickel they contain, study suggestsBy LINDSEY TANNERAssociated PressTO YOUR HEALTH iPads such as this have been known to cause rashes. Registered nurse Paul Hahn (right) helps Mitch Kraus get ready for a tour of the Mariners Hospital operating room in Tavernier. Kraus was one of four Coral Shores High School students who attended a weeklong summer camp sponsored by the hospital and the Area Health Education Center. The camp was designed to pique students interest in the health-care field. Other students participating in the camp were Carla Gonzalez, Juliana Maria Pena and Noelle Perry.CHECKING OUT CAREERS LIVING BRIEFSTurtlecam shows ongoing nestingEnvironmental enthusiasts around the world may be able to observe infant loggerhead sea turtles hatching and emerging from their nest via a live-streaming, high-definition turtle webcam positioned on a Keys beach. Location of the beach hasnt been made public to protect the nest. The webcam, viewed at fla-keys.com/turtlecam, offers daytime observation of the loggerhead nest in natural light and is illuminated by infrared lighting at night to avoid disturbing turtles. Focused on a nest with eggs estimated to hatch during the next few days, the webcam is part of ongoing efforts in the Keys to raise awareness of sea turtles and the need to protect them. Loggerhead, green, leatherback, hawksbill and Kemps ridley sea turtles nest on beaches in the Keys and other parts of Florida, and inhabit Keys waters. All five species are considered either threatened or endangered. The webcam is funded by the Florida Keys tourism council and its installation has been approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. www.KeysInfoNet.com
College offering online scheduleFlorida Keys Community College has launched what it calls an online eCourse schedule for the 2014-15 academic year, which starts Aug. 21. The new platform replaces a printed publication.The eCourse schedule provides academic program descriptions; course schedules for the fall, spring and summer terms; financial aid and payment options; and other information. Prospective students can view the eCourse schedule at www.fkcc.edu.Tropical garden plans plant saleNative, rare and endangered plants will be offered for sale Saturday at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, 5210 College Road, Stock Island. The event runs from 10 a.m. to noon. You can choose from more than 150 species of butterflyand bird-attracting plants propagated by the gardens volunteers. Garden members receive a 15 percent discount. To find out more, call 296-1504. savory dips for vegetables and crackers (red pepper jelly), even sandwich spreads (anything goes!). Its a cheap and easy way to add tons of flavor. If nothing else, you really must try fig jam in a grilled cheese (use extra-sharp cheddar). Fruit spreads as the retail category is collectively known accounts for some $959 million in sales a year in the U.S., where some 1 billion pounds are produced, according to the International Jelly and Preserve Association. And the leading variety? Strawberry, followed by grape, then raspberry. Not that youre limited to those basics. The jam and jelly market has exploded with unusual flavors and combinations in recent years. Some of them such as Bathtub Gins cocktail-inspired creations are particularly suited for spooning into sauces for savory meats or over cheeses. Knowing Im not alone in loving this utterly lowbrow food trick, I asked the pros for their favorite outside-the-PB&J uses for jams and jellies.Ted AllenJams and jellies are valuable shortcuts for sauces and vinaigrettes because those preserves note that word are always in the pantry, bright and tart and sweet and ready to go, Allen, host of Food Networks Chop ped, said via e-mail. They can add a depth, complexity and acidity to a lot of foods without requiring washing or peeling (or, for that matter, a trip to the market). Pork, duck and turkey notably benefit from the addition of fruit, he said.Bed FordFord, the chef behind Fords Filling Station in Culver City, California, and the cookbook, Taming the Feast, loves jams for their simplicity. Its part of what makes them so versatile. He particularly likes tomato jam.I use it for a seafood cocktail sauce, a migno nette for oysters, or as a lamb burger condiment along with goat cheese, roasted spring onions and apple wood smoked bacon, he said via email. Other jams and preserves are well suited to game birds, like apricot. Add a little water to the preserves and spices like cloves, black pepper and cardamom to make a glaze. Its a great finish to the dish.April BloomfieldBloomfield, the chef behind the James Beard Award-winning New York restaurant The Spotted Pig, favors adding cranberry jelly to pan sauces for meats. Its an easy way to gussy up a simple sauce. It makes it glossy and adds a touch of sweetness to something gamey like venison, she said.Dorie GreenspanWeve all seen that easy party food of a slab of cream cheese topped with pepper jelly. But baking and French cooking expert Greenspan takes the cheese-and-jam pairing upscale. She tops sheeps milk cheese with black cherry jam, and mixes raspberry jam with balsamic vinegar and dollops that on sliced mozzarella. But it isnt just about adding sweetness. I often use bitter orange marmalade as a glaze for roast chicken, she said. I like using citrus with chicken. It sharpens and brightens the pan juices, and adding a marmalade glaze ups the citrus pop without really adding sweetness. When the marmalade cooks, its bitter edge becomes more prominent.Mellisa DArabianDArabian of Food Networks Ten Dollar Dinners is a fan of the classic party meatball, but she breaks with the grape jelly tradition, preferring raspberry jam, instead. She also likes to spice it up. I love to make cocktail meatballs and coat them in a bit of jam jazzed up with some spice [like cayenne or chipotle] and acid [vinegar or lime juice], she wrote. That salty-spicysweet flavor is a perfect party starter!Get yourself in a jamFrom Jam, 1B Wednesday, July 16, 2014 3B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com And online at www.KeysInfoNet.com/UnwindFlorida Keys Lifestyle Magazine On, under or around the waterLook for the new issue ofThe Next Issue:July 18 July 19 Schooner Limousine ServiceFirst Class Transportation Serving the Florida Keys and South Florida305-522-0487 305-394-2045 MUSIC FOR THE OCEANPhoto by BOB CAREMusicians performing at Saturdays Underwater Music Festival at Looe Key in the Lower Keys are (from left) Nancy Barta, Samantha Langsdale and Fernando Barta. Nearly 500 divers and snorkelers listened to WWUS 104.1-FMs (US1 Radio) four-hour broadcast piped beneath the sea via underwater speakers. It was the 30th annual fest put on by the radio station. GARDEN PARTYHomesteads Fruit & Spice Park has hosted what it calls its Rare Fruit Conference, featuring botanic garden visits, research stations and programs on rare tropical fruit, a dozen times since its conception in 1984. At the conference this year, from July 9 through 13, more than 60 participants headed south to Grimal Grove on Big Pine Key. Its a 1.76-acre fruit-tree grove on Cunningham Lane brought back to life by Marathon resident Patrick Garvey. CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551 Study: Friends share DNA similaritiesYou may be more similar to your friends than you think: A study suggests that the DNA code tends to be more alike between friends than between strangers.Thats beyond the effect of shared ethnicity, researchers say. And it could be important for theories about human evolution, says James Fowler of the University of California, San Diego.He and Yale researcher Nicholas Christakis present their results in a paper released Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.How much more alike are friends than strangers? Not much. Imagine the small similarity between fourth cousins, people who share a set of great-great-great grandparents.The study included 1,932 participants in a long-running health study in Framingham, Mass. Researchers knew who was close friends with whom from the 1970s to the early 2000s because of information gathered for the study.From this group they identified 1,367 pairs of close friends and about 1.2 million pairs of strangers. Then they examined information about nearly 467,000 locations in the DNA code of each participant. They looked for how similar the friend pairs were, and compared that to how similar the stranger pairs were.The researchers found that genes affecting sense of smell were especially likely to be similar in friends.Why would friends have more DNA similarities than strangers? Fowler said its not clear. One possibility is that similar genes nudge people toward similar environments, which then gives them a chance to meet. Another possibility is that people who share certain genes also share skills that become more valuable when the people work together, he said. This could have been important over evolutionary time, and so set up a pattern that people still follow, he said.Fowler also said its not clear whether the finding pertains to groups outside of the Framingham study group, which is overwhelmingly Irish and Italian. In any case, findings of DNA similarities between friends could help explain how behaviors like altruism developed over evolutionary time, he said.Francisco Ayala, who studies evolutionary genetics at the University of California, Irvine, said the studys results surprised him. But the statistics are there to back up the conclusions, he said.Ben Domingue, a researcher at the University of Colorado, Boulder, called the results intriguing. I am fairly convinced that they are onto something.Similar skills could be among the reasonsBy MALCOLM RITTERAssociated PressRELATIONSHIPS LIVING BRIEFS
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday, July 16, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNAd # 1119725 NOTICE OF SALE Monroe County Sheriffs Office Notice of Sale of Surplus Vehicles The Monroe County Sheriffs Office will sell a number of surplus Vehicles by sealed bids. All bids must be received no Later than 10:00am Thursday July 24, 2014. The bids will be opened publicly at 1:30 pm on Thursday, July 24, 2014. A list of vehicles to be sold may be viewed at our www.keysso.net website. Bidding instructions and required bid forms are available on the website or can be picked up at the Sheriffs Office Headquarters Building, Finance Division or by contacting: Johnnie Yongue 305 293-7477 Michael Griffin 305-293-7362 Monroe County Sheriffs Office 5525 College Road Key West, FL 33040 The property to be sold is open to public inspection at the Monroe County Sheriffs Office Headquarters Building at 5525 College Road, Key West, FL at the following dates and times: July 15, 2014 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. July 17, 2014 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. The Sheriffs Office makes no representation or guarantee of mechanical condition All sales are, as is. All sales are final. Published July 5, 9, 12, 16, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 1132925 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 442009CA000686A001PK A MTRUST-NP SFR VENTURE, LLC Plaintiff, vs. SETH HERMAN A/K/A SETH M. HERMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SETH HERMAN A /K/A SETH M. HERMAN, IF A NY; JOHN DOE A/K/A THADDEUS FLESCH AND; JANE DOE N/K/A PAMELA FLESCH AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 9, 2014, and entered in Case No. 442009CA000686A001PK, of the Circuit Court of the 16th Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE County, Florida, wherein AMTRUST-NP SFR VENTURE, LLC is Plaintiff and SETH HERMAN A/K/A SETH M. HERMAN; JOHN DOE A /K/A THADDEUS FLESCH A ND; JANE DOE N/K/A PAMELA FLESCH AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LESTER BUILDING, at 500 WHITEHEAD STREET, KEY WEST in MONROE County, FLORIDA 33040, at 11:00 A .M., on the 7th day of August, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 1, BLOCK 4, INDIAN WATERWAYS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 29, PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 14th da y of A p ril, yp 2014. A MY HEAVILIN, CPA A s Clerk of said Court By: Gwen Douglass A s Deputy Clerk If you are a person with disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or event, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. Submitted by: Kahane & A ssociates, P.A., 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000, Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486, Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: notice@kahaneandassociates. com File No.: 10-14564 OCN Published July 9, 16, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1133078 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 14-CP-54-P Division: UPPER KEYS IN RE: ESTATE OF RONALD WILLIAM SMITH, SR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RONALD WILLIAM SMITH, SR., deceased, whose date of death was JANUARY 16, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 88820 Overseas Highway, Plantation Key, FL 33070. 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 July 9, 2014. Personal Representative: s/Ronald William Smith, Jr. c/o R.T. McDaniel, Jr., Esq. P.O. Box 144555 Coral Gables, FL 33114-4555 Attorney for Personal Representative: s/Thornton McDaniel, Jr. Florida Bar No. 855715 P.O. Box 144555 Coral Gables, FL 33114-4555 Published July 9, 16, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # xxxxxxx A d # 1145173 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that that the undersigned, AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, will, on the 12th DAY OF AUGUST 2014 at 11:00 A M 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: A parcel of land being a portion of Lot 7 of the unnumbered Lot of George L. McDonalds Amended Plat of Government Lots 3, 5 and 6, Section 18, Township 63 South, Range 38 East according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1 at Page 101, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the intersection of the West line of said Section 18 and the Southeasterly right-of-way line of Old State Road 4-A; thence North 68 degrees 05 15" East (bearings based on assumed meridian) along said Southeasterly right-of-way line for 69.94 feet to the point of termination along the Southeasterly right-of-way line; thence South 21 degrees 54 45" East for 127.58 feet; thence South for 94.30 feet; thence West for 12.50 feet to the Point of Beginning of the parcel hereinafter described; thence South for 85.63 feet; thence West for 100.00 feet; thence North for 85.63 feet; thence East for 100.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with and subject to a 25 foot wide easement created for the purpose of roadway and utility construction and maintenance; a portion of said easement lying Northeasterly of and contiguous to the Northeasterly boundary line of above described parcel; said 25 foot wide easement being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the intersection of the West Line of Section 18, Township 63 South, Range 38 East and the Southeasterly right-of-way line of Old State Road 4-A; thence North 68 degrees 05 15" East for 69.94 feet to the Point of Beginning of said center line; thence South 21 degrees 54 45" East for 127.58 feet; thence South for 179.93 feet to the point of curvature of a circular concave to the Northeast; thence Southeasterly along the arc of said curve, having a radius of 37.50 feet and a central angle of 58 degrees 17 45" for 38.15 feet to the point of tangency; thence South 58 degrees 17 45" East for 705.94 feet; thence North 30 degrees 42 45" East for 37.50 feet; thence South 30 degrees 42 45" West along the last described line and along its Southwesterly prolongation for 75.00 feet to the point or termination of said centerline. Lot 48, unrecorded Plat of Plantation Lake Estates, a parcel of land in Section 18, Township 63 South, Range 38 East, in Plantation Key in Monroe County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the West line of said Section 18, with the Southerly Right-of-way line of Old State Road 4A, thence South for 106.55 feet to the Point of Beginning of the parcel hereinafter described: Thence continue South for 80.00 feet; thence East for 100.00 feet, thence North for 80.00 feet; thence West for 100.00 feet to the point of Beginning. Together with and being adj acent and subject to a 25 foot easement created for the purpose of roadway and utility construction and maintenance and being more particularly described as a strip of land being 25 feet in width and having a centerline being described as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the West line of Section 18 Townshi p 63 South ,p, Range 38 East, with the Southerly right of way line of Old State Road 4A, thence N68 05 15" E for 69.94 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence S 21 54 45" E for 127.58 feet, thence South for 179.93 feet, thence along the arc of a tangential curve to the left having a radius of 37.50 feet and a central angle of 17 45" for a distance of 38.15 feet; thence S 58 degrees 17 45" E for 705.94 feet; thence N 30 degree 42 45" E for 37.51 feet; thence S 30 degrees 42 45" W for 75.00 feet. Pursuant to the FINAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: JP Morgan Chase Bank, National Association; CHRISTIANA TRUST Plaintiff VS. Michael Hussey; Rose E. Hussey; Plantation Lake Estates Homeowners A ssociation, In; Unknown Parties in Possession #1; Unknown Parties in Possession #2 Defendant. A nd the Docket Number of Which is Number 13-CA000356-P. WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 17th day of April, 2014. A MY HEAVILIN, CPA Clerk of Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida By: Gwen Douglass 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 July 16, 23, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 1145313 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: CAP09589 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. GEORGE A. REYES A/K/A GEORGE A. REYES, JR, et al Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE RE-NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Granting Plaintiffs Motion to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale filed June 9, 2014 and entered in Case No. CAP09589 of the Circuit Court of the SIXTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE COUNTY, Florida, wherein BANK OF A MERICA, N.A., is Plaintiff, and GEORGE A. REYES A /K/A GEORGE A. REYES, JR, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at the Front Steps of Monroe County Courthouse, Key West, FL 33040, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 30 day of July, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Lis Pendens, to wit: Lot 508, PORT LARGO FIFTH ADDITION, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 6, at Page 109, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Key West, MONROE COUNTY, Florida, this 18th day of June, 2014. A my Heavilin Clerk of said Circuit Court (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: Shonta McLeod A s Deputy Clerk Submitted by Attorney for Plaintiff: Phelan Hallinan, PLC A ttorne y s for Plaintiff y 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 July 16, 23, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 1145462 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUCIDIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13-CA-001084-P LAURENCE T. VOGT, DEBORAH J. VOGT, and EVALYNE J. LEITH, Plaintiffs, v. ROBERT ALLEN TRACHET, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERT ALLEN TRACHET, ROBERTA LYNN TRACHET, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERTA LYNN TRACHET, and JOHN DOE and JANE DOE as unknown tenants in possession, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Agreed Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 22, 2014, entered in Civil Case Number 13-CA-001084-P of the Circuit Court of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Monroe County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the 7th day of August, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the front door of the Monroe County Courthouse, Lester Building, 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, relative to the following described property set forth in the Agreed Summary Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 18, Block 2, KEY LARGO MOBILE HOMESITES, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 103, Public Records of Monroe County, Florida A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, ADA Coordinator, 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 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on April 23, 2014. A MY HEAVILIN, CPA Clerk of Circuit Court (Circuit Court Seal) By: Gwen Douglass Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Steven L. Winig, Esq. Florida Bar No.: 341253 THE WINIG LAW FIRM, P.A. A ttorney for Plaintiffs 800 Village Square Crossing, Suite 351 Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 Tel.: 561-207-6193 Fax: 561-656-2099 Primary Email: swini g@ wini g law.com g@g Secondary Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Published July 16, 23, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1146730 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 2014544 FLOORING BID OPENING -August 13, 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. All bids must be received on or before dates specified in the bid documents. The Monroe County School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to accept or reject any and all bids and to wave informalities or irregularities when it is in the best interest of the Board to do so. Please contact Suanne Lee, Purchasing Supervisor, with any questions regarding this bid. Suanne.Lee@KeysSchools.co m or (305) 293-1400 Ext 53360. Published July 16, 19, 23, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1146809 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 AUGUST 13, 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. 2001 ISUZU VIN: JACDS58X617J16045 2. 2001 YAMAHA VIN: JYA3EPA011A262736 Published July 16, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 1149679 COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Monroe County School District will be selling items pertaining to their Cosmetology Program via online auction. Interested parties can log in to view and bid on items by going to: www.GovDeals.com This auction is now open and will close on Monday, July 21st at various times between 1 and 3:00 p.m. Payment is to be made through GovDeals and all items must be picked up within 10 days. Please contact Suanne Lee, Purchasing Supervisor, with any questions regarding this auction. Suanne.Lee@KeysS chools.com or (305) 2931400 Ext 53360. Published July 16, 19, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter FOUND LOVE BIRD around 22nd St. in Marathon. Call (305) 587-7526 to claim. LOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? 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CARIBEE BOAT SALES is seeking an Experienced Marina Forklift Operator. Apply in person at MM81.5 General Labor/Boat Washing Full Time. Must have good work references, speak fluent English and write at least at a high school level. Must be able to lift 50 lbs and work outside in hot conditions. Drug Free/ Smoke Free Workplace. Good pay and benefits to the qualified candidate. Uniforms, paid holidays and vacations. EOE Complete an application during normal business hours at Marathon Boat Yard, 2059 Overseas Hwy.HOUSEKEEPERS needed in Marathon. Call 305-743-5275 Laundry and Marine Shop Marathon, seeking Laundry Help, F/T & P/T; Assistant Shop Manager and Helpers. Stop in at 11201 O/S Hwy.Concierge/Marketing @ Hammocks MM48. 3 day shifts in lobby. Hourly + Com $. Drug Test, apply at desk. Attn: Mike Kelly ONE POSITION OPENDROP ANCHOR RESORT is seeking a Housekeeper. Prev. exp. preferred, Spanish a plus. Apply in person @ 84959 Overseas Hwy. 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EXPERIENCED 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. Servers with experience Now hiring, part & full time. Apply in person to: KEY COLONY INN 700 W. Ocean Drive, KCB. Experienced Electricians and Apprentices needed immediately. Must have a valid drivers license. Call for appointment at 305-743-2558, or send resume to Arlington Electric South, 41 Coco Plum Dr, Marathon Fl 33050;email resume email@example.com 26 Cris-Craft, T-Top, 200 HP Yamaha, dive platform, all electronics, with trailer, Exc cond! $7000. 973-670-5416 or 414-217-8393 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Fox, Bennington pontoons & Blue Wave. Call Ft. 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CityofMarathonWastewaterPlantOperator CLicensePleaseseewebsiteforjobdescription:www.ci.marathon.fl.us MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 ThispositionisresponsibleforcoordinatingarangeofservicesforvictimsofdomesticviolenceandsexualassaultintheMiddle andLowerKeys.ReportingtotheAssociateDirector,theProgramManagerworksinconjunctionwiththeemergencyshelter staff,outreachteams,primarypreventionteamandspecializedvictimservicesandsupportsystemstoprovideconfidentialand comprehensiveservicestosurvivorsofdomesticorsexualabuse,ensuringvictimsusingDASservicesarenotfurthervictimized butratherempoweredthroughtheirassociationwiththeorganization.Someexamplesofdutiespreformedinthispositionare: PresentsasapositiverepresentativeofDASandservesasaleadertomultipleteamswithintheagency. Providessupervisionandsupporttothoseundertheirdirectsupervisionintheperformanceoftheirduties. Developsandmaintainsrelationshipsthroughoutthecommunitytoaddresstheneedsofvictimsofdomesticand sexualviolence.Providescommunityeducationandprofessionaltrainingasrequested. Conductsregularcasestaffingmeetings.Providesinput,communicatesemergencies,problems,andprogresses. Preparesprogramreports,suchasmonthly,quarterly,andannualreports,asrequiredbyfunders. Assistsinpreparationofgrants. MastersdegreeinSocialWorkorotherrelatedfieldwithprofessionalorpersonalexperienceindomesticviolence,socialservice management,and/orhumanservices.ABachelorsdegreewillbeconsideredifaccompaniedwithextensiveexperienceinsocial servicemanagement,includingresidentialservices.TheDomesticAbuseShelter,Inc.isanequalopportunityemployerandthusdoesnotdiscriminateagainstapersonbecauseofrace,color,religion, sex,nationalorigin,citizenship,maritalstatus,sexualorientation,disability,gender,age,orstatusasaveteraninanyaspectofemployment.The DomesticAbuseShelteriscommittedtostrivingforastaffthatreflectstheculturaldiversityofourcommunityandtheindividualsDASserves.Pleaseprovideresumetofax305email@example.com ProgramManagerOpeningfor MiddleandLowerKeys ImmediateopeningforaHVACServiceTechnicianGreatPay-PaidHolidays-PaidVacation SickPay-MedicalInsuranceApplyinpersonorfaxresume 171HoodAve,MM91.5,Tavernier Phone-305-852-2960 Fax305-852-0656 ShelterCoordinator/ VictimAdvocateOpeningsinKeyLargo, Marathon&KeyWestTheDomesticAbuseShelter,acrisiscenterforvictimsofdomestic violenceandsexualassault,hasopeningsforfull-timeandparttime VictimAdvocatesfortheMiddleandLowerKeys,emergencysheltersandoutreachofficesinKeyLargoandKeyWest.Candidates interestedinthesepositionsneedtobewillingtoworkavaried schedulethatcouldincludenights,weekends,andholidaysto assureparticipantsneedsaremetforthe24-hourfacilities.The outreachofficeshoursare95pm,witheveninghoursasneeded. Responsibilitiesforthesepositionsincludecoordinatingandprovidingarangeofservicestovictimsofdomesticviolenceandsexual assault.Sheltercoordinatorwillsupervisorvictimadvocatesand overseaeverydayoperationsintheshelters.Abachelorsdegree insocialworkorrelatedfieldisdesiredwithexperienceworkingin ahumanserviceorganization.Survivorsofviolenceorabuseare encouragedtoapply. TheDomesticAbuseShelterisanequal opportunityemployer(EOE) Interestedpersonsshouldsend resumew/letterofinterestto:DAS,POBox522696,Marathon Shores,FL33052oremailtodasadm@aol.com. AllviablecandidatesforemploymentwithDAShavetocomplete thestatecoalitionmandated24hourCoreCompetencyTraining. TheKeynoter c anaccomodate all of y o u r legaladvertising for all of M onroeCount y, o u rdistributionis b et ween K e yL ar g oto K e yW est. 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