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Classifieds . . . . .4B Living . . . . . . .3B Business . . . . . .5A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2014 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 VOLUME 61, NO. 75 25 CENTS Riveras day comesFormer U.S. Rep. David Rivera, accused of being part of an election conspiracy two years ago, has other ethics problems. Story, 4A Sorry, wrong numberA call about a woman giving birth lands a man a drug charge. Story, 2A Sales tax waivedThis coming weekend, the state and county sales tax on some appliances and water systems is waived. Story, 5ALooking for victoryIsland Christian Schools football Eagles fall to 0-2 but hope to get in the win column on Thursday. Story, 1B A crew of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers aboard the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuarys Peter Gladding found these 29 Cuban migrants Tuesday morning at Loggerhead Key in the Dry Tortugas. They were taken to Fort Jefferson for pickup by the U.S. Coast Guard and likely will get to stay in the U.S. under the wet-foot, dry-foot policy. The FWC crew was on a mission to enforce fisheries laws.Photos courtesy FWCMIGRANTS LAND IN THE TORTUGASHealth costs wildly unevenWhen Bill Lorimers doctor diagnosed him with a kidney stone in May, the Minnesota retiree and parttime resident of Marathon went to Fishermens Community Hospital for diagnostic scans of his pelvis and abdomen. A few weeks later, Lorimer received a bill from Fishermens showing the charge for the CT scan: $9,165.21. I was kind of blindsided by this, said Lorimer, 67. I thought the charge was a mistake.Lorimer didnt have to pay the full charge, though. Because hes on Medicare, Lorimer was responsible for only a portion of the bill, and his share came to $1,456.36, which the hospital recently recalculated to $1,817.55 after adding a physicians fee. Had I been a better health-care buyer, Lorimer said from his other home in St. Paul, Minn., I would have probably checked around. But I was in a lot of pain. So I went over to the hospital.Lorimer, like many healthcare consumers, didnt give much thought to the cost of his medical service before receiving it, nor was he inclined to research it while in pain.But that may have to change. Increasingly, individual consumers with health insurance are feeling financial pressure to be more careful shoppers as employers and insurers pass along a greater burden of costs through higher deductibles, co-payments and co-insurance rates.Placing more financial responsibility on patients for their health care also may change costly behaviors left over from the days when generous health insurance plans shielded consumers from the true cost of medical care, healthcare experts say.Part-time Keys man finds out after costly CT scan at Marathon hospitalHEALTH CAREBY DANIEL CHANGdchang@MiamiHerald.com FLEDGLING FAN Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWYoung football fan Remington Loy, 20 months, gets a hand from grandfather Ken Haab to keep her eye as Island Christian Schools football Eagles move down the Islamorada field Saturday. Story, 1BBeating victim was learning dive businessDetectives are asking for witnesses to come forward who might have seen a beating outside a Marathon bar early Saturday. Michael Pietsch, 28, was found on the concrete outside the Kmart fishing center at U.S. 1 and Sombrero Beach Boulevard around 2 a.m. after he left the neighboring Brass Monkey Lounge. He was bleeding from his head and making gurgling sounds. He was taken to Fishermens Community Hospital and then airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, where he was initially listed in critical condition with multiple brain bleeds, orbital zygomatic fractures and a spinal fracture. Hes since been stabilized. No arrests were made.Pietsch, from Virginia, was in Marathon attending the International Diving Center Career Institute at Halls Dive Center, owner Bob Brayman said. The institute teaches people how to run a dive business. Brayman said Pietsch was three and a half months in, he was getting toward the latter days. He was doing great, smart kid.Brayman said Pietsch was a U.S. Navy veteran who had aspirations to be a SEAL but that wasnt possible because of injuries he received while in the service. According to a Monroe County Sheriffs Office report, some people who were in the Brass Monkey when Pietsch was there said he was drunk and causing some trouble about 20 minutes before he was assaulted. One person said Pietsch later assaulted the suspect outside, and the suspect hit back.Cops looking for suspectBy LARRY KAHNlkahn@keynoter.comMARATHON See Fight, 2ASo far, so good on the storm frontThe historic peak of storm season came and went last week, and all was quiet on the hurricane front in the Florida Keys. It has been quiet and thats really good news, Dennis Feltgen, public affairs officer for the National Hurricane Center, said Tuesday. Dont raid your hurricane supplies yet. Weve got three more months to go. Hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30. Tuesday, Hurricane Edouard blew up into the Atlantic Oceans first major hurricane of the season. Basically, Edouard is a fish storm, meaning its not really going to impact anybody except fish, Feltgen said. The Category 3 hurricane is expected to remain far out to sea, although its stormtossed waves may create large swells reaching the U.S. shoreline from Florida to the Northeast.Its been a while since we had a major hurricane in the Atlantic Basin, and thats good, Feltgen said. You have to go all the way back to Hurricane Sandy in 2012.Over along Baja Californias Pacific coast,But there are still 2.5 months left in seasonHURRICANE SEASONSearch intensifies for orphaned baby manateeWildlife authorities and others have been scouring Islamorada waters the past week looking for a manatee calf no larger than 4 feet long and weighing around 60 pounds. The calf, which hadnt been found at press time Tuesday, was orphaned last week when its mother was found dead Sept. 10. The moms carcass is in the hands of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com mission, which is conducting tests to find out the cause of death. The baby, believed to be no older than three weeks, is believed to be in the same area where its mom was found, the nearshore bayside area between mile markers 72 and 74. The FWC and staff with the Dolphin Research Center have been focusing their efforts around White Marlin Beach. Calves learn very quickly [how to survive] from their moms but because this is a newborn, it has no experience, said Kit Curtin, a contract biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. The last reported sightingIts mother was found dead in Islamorada watersBy WILLIAM AXFORDwaxford@keynoter.comUPPER KEYSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSee Hurricanes, 2ASee Manatee, 2ASee Health care, 3A

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Hurricane Odile steamrolled into Mexicos Cabo San Lucas as a Category 3 storm Monday, leveling buildings in the resort area. No deaths were reported.While Odile since has degraded into a tropical storm, it could still cause extensive flooding throughout the Southwest. Parts of Arizona, Nevada and California have already experienced severe flooding from the remnants of Pacific storm Norbert this month.Florida and the Keys must maintain a lookout for hurricanes on this side of the country. Hurricane Wilma is the classic example, Feltgen said of the late-October 2005 storm that flooded large areas of the Keys. October tends to be an active month for Florida and the Keys. Hurricane Georges hit the Keys on Sept. 25, 1998. If you look at the [hurricane frequency] chart, September is the busiest month but theres a bump in October, Feltgen said. Weather conditions begin to change as fall approaches, which tends to discourage formation of storms off the Africa coast and in the mid-Atlantic. However, the fronts in the warm Caribbean can still develop into a storm or even a hurricane. What does develop down there tends to move north, Feltgen said. Whats in the way? The Keys and the rest of Florida. So dont let your guard down. So far in the Atlantic Basin in 2014, five tropical storms have formed with four of them becoming hurricanes: Arthur, Bertha, Cristobal and Edouard.Hurricane Arthur made landfall in South Carolina, the first U.S. landfall of a Category 2 hurricane storm in six years (Sandy was considered post-tropical when it hit the Northeast in 2012).Work on two pilot projects in the countywide canal-restoration program could begin before 2015, administrators say.A project to install a culvert beneath Boca Chica Road on Geiger Key has received an additional $100,000 grant from the state Department of Environ mental Protection, the Monroe County Commission will hear at its meeting today in the Marathon Government Center.If approved, the culvert would be the first of five projects in the unincorporated county installed as prototypes for improving water quality in stagnant canals. This is one of the smaller projects that can be completed in a timely manner, said county Sustainability Program Manager Rhonda Haag. There are no permitting issues here. The project, with estimated construction costs of about $79,000, will see the installation of 112 feet of a box culvert measuring 24 by 38 inches beneath Boca Chica Road. If successful, the culvert could restore tidal water flows through dead-end canals on Mars Lane and Venus Lane in a Lower Keys subdivision. Were on a pretty tight deadline with construction starting in December, or January at the latest, Haag said.Culverts are fairly cheap compared with other solutions for degraded canals, Haag said. Hopefully this will do a lot to improve water quality. If so, we can look at more in the future.Commissioners will be asked to accept the state grant and to advertise for bids on culvert installation. The county has approved spending $5 million on an array of restoration technologies that could be used in canal restoration throughout the Keys. The village of Islamorada is moving quickly on a separate pilot project to install a weed barrier at the narrow entrance to Treasure Harbor on Plantation Key. Our permitting is nearly all lined up, and weve received word that the last permit will be approved, Islamorada environmental planner Susan Sprunt said. This is the least expensive project [in Islamorada] and weve got the support of an active homeowners association, Sprunt said.Sites and technology for the pilot canal projects have been assessed and approved by a special canal-restoration advisory board, part of the Water Quality Protection Program for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. In other issues at todays Monroe County Commission meeting:Public Works staff will ask commissioners if talks should begin to take formal ownership of Watson Field on Big Pine Key. The county helped develop the site in cooperation with the Big Pine Athletic Association, and now maintains it.In another park issue, the commission will be asked to loosen gear-protection rules for skateboarders over age 12 using county skate parks. Older boarders would still need helmets but the use of some additional padding would be optional.Lower speed limits of 10 mph could be set for bridges on Duck Key. Roads on the Middle Keys island are open to golf-cart use, and the lower limit is a safety measure.Dont let your guard down yetFrom Hurricanes, 1A was Tuesday.The calf has been staying in the general area of mile marker 74 in Islamorada on the bayside. Thats where its been spotted every time, said Dolphin Research Center spokeswoman Mary Stella said. It is probably hiding in mangroves or under docks.Those who come across the calf should not try to capture it but should continue to watch it, and call the FWC at (888) 404-3922.Manatees are on the Endangered Species List (though there is a move afoot in some quarters to have them downlisted to threatened). The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates there are fewer than 5,000 of them in Florida. Since they are migratory animals, Curtin estimates only about 120 manatees are permanent residents of the Keys.Adding to the pressure to find the calf is the high number of manatee deaths seen the past few years. The FWC reported that due to an algae bloom, 830 manatees died in 2013 the highest number of manatee mortalities ever recorded in a year.The orphan calf most likely still needs to nurse and is unable to support itself from seaweed alone.The more time that goes on, the more desperate the situation becomes for the animals survival, Stella said. The animal is scared and doesnt have its mom. It could be hiding or out trying to find other manatees.Manatees generally travel in few numbers, and mothers will sometimes travel alone with their calves. Manatees generally have one calf at a time but have been known to have twins.Curtin said while manatees will adopt stray calves, they can also abandon calves weeks or months later without reason. Curtin said manatee adoption behavior is not completely understood by biologists. If found, the calf will be transported to the Miami Seaquarium in Key Biscayne for rehabilitation. Since mothers usually nurse calves for one to three years, the calf will most likely stay in the marine park for a few years.Manatee could be in mangrovesFrom Manatee, 1A Another witness who was outside said he saw the assailant run across the parking lot from the Brass Monkey and assault the driver in a vehicle. The verbal altercation then became physical, deputies wrote. The witness said the fight continued in front of the car, then he heard a loud crack and saw [Pietsch] fall to the ground. Whoever assaulted Pietsch drove away in a white sport utility vehicle, the Sheriffs Office said. Detective Vince Weiner is investigating. He can be reached at 289-2410.Police seek publics help From Fight, 1A KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday, September 17, 2014 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW WED.9178 THURS.9078 FRI.8979 SAT.8978 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of thunderstorms.For the extended forecast visitKeysInfoNet.com/weather.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys. Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state. Please call for all other rates, including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon, Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158, MARATHON, FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier, FL 33070 Newsroom . .(305) 852-3216 Advertising . .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . . . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . . . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O. Box 500158) Marathon, FL 33050-0158 Newsroom(305) 743-5551 Advertising . .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-9586 E-mail keynoter@keynoter.com Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers. Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551. After hours, call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSCompany challenges pot-growing ruleA Ruskin-based nursery has challenged the Florida Department of Healths plan for regulating the states new medical-marijuana industry. Plants of Ruskin Inc. filed the challenge Monday in the state Division of Administrative Hearings shortly after another grower, Miami-based Costa Farms, challenged the rule. Under a law passed this spring, both firms are eligible to apply for licenses to grow, process and distribute non-euphoric strains of cannabis that supporters say can help children with severe forms of epilepsy and people with some other types of medical conditions. The new law approved strains of marijuana low in euphoriainducing tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, and high in cannabadiol, or CBD.But some growers object to a Department of Health plan that offers details about how the law would be carried out.In its challenge, Plants of Ruskin alleged that the departments proposals fail to establish even minimum criteria to evaluate an applicants financial, technical and technological ability to securely cultivate and produce low-THC cannabis. Among other things, the challenge alleges that the department overstepped its rulemaking authority with the plan. Under the law, applicants are required to have a valid registration from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to cultivate more than 400,000 plants, be operated by a nurseryman as defined by state law and have operated as a registered nursery in the state for at least 30 continuous years. At least 60 nurseries meet the criteria. News Service of Florida NOTICE OF MEETING FOR THE MONROE COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARDA PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD meeting has been scheduled for Monday, September 29, 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at the Big Pine Key Community Park, Big Pine Key (Sands Road, MM31), Florida. This meeting is open to the public. For more information please contact Rosa Washington at (305) 292-4432 or at washington-rosa@monroecounty-fl.gov. Items on the Agenda include but are not limited to: 1. Proposed skate parks rules and waiver 2. Updates on parks projects throughout the County 3. Higgs Beach vendor RFP recommendationsADA ASSISTANCE If you are a person with a disability, who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1.Published Keynoter 9-13-14, 9-17-14, 9-20-14, 9-24-14 and 9-27-14 HEADSTONESCRYPT FRONTS CUSTOM DESIGNSMAUSOLEUM CONSTRUCTION 305-294-2528ATLAS MEMORIALSMM 10 Big Coppitt Key 8 am to 5 pm Appts. Avail. Keynoter photo by LARRY KAHNThe Brass Monkey was much quieter Monday afternoon. 911 call results in jailA homeless Key West man faces a felony drug charge following his call to city police on Monday falsely reporting a woman was giving birth at Mallory Square.Floyd Sands, 42, reportedly made the 911 call a little before 9 a.m. When police showed up, there was no pregnant woman around and a man who said hed been hanging out with Sands all morning told police there was no pregnant woman. In his arrest report, Officer Michael Chaustit wrote that Sands told him the woman must have walked away between the time he called police and when they arrived at the Old Town tourist destination. But his pal, Lonie Helms, who did not appear to be intoxicated, assured me that there was not a pregnant female about to give birth. Sands, who Chaustit wrote appeared to be intoxicated with bloodshot eyes and slurred speech, was charged with misuse of 911, a misdemeanor. After he was handcuffed, Chaustit searched Sands pockets and found several prescription-drug bottles. All had his name on them but one. Questioned about that by Officer Brenda Sellers, he reportedly said the label must have fallen off from him carrying it in his pockets. Asked why the labels didnt fall off the other bottles, he had no answer. Chaustit wrote that the unmarked bottle contained 25 hydrocodone tablets. So Sands was charged with felony possession without a prescription.After false report, drugs reportedly foundKEY WESTKeynoter StaffSwim team returning to poolThe Marathon High School swim team is allowed back at Sombrero Resort and Marina to use the pool for practice more than two months after the team was ejected by new owner Republic Investment. Darren Smith, director of operations for Republic Investments, said his company never intended to ban the swim team. Due to ongoing negotiations with the Sombrero Condominium Homeowners Association, Smith said Republic had to temporarily restrict all nonguests from the pool.The association threatened us with a lawsuit; they said if you let anyone use the pool, well threaten you for discrimination, Smith said. We had temporarily to freeze all people from using the pool to review legal matters.Smith said he contacted Marathon High School Athletic Director Teresa Konrath, City Manager Mike Puto and City Planner George Garrett Tuesday after Republics lawyers reviewed possible legal issues.The swim team has been traveling to Founders Park in Islamorada for practice, taking about an hour there and back to travel. The team can resume practice at the Middle Keys resort immediately.In July, Republic angered many locals after announcing resort amenities would be restricted only to guests. Some renters of condominiums there were informed they would have to pay to park in the resorts parking lots or have their vehicles towed. Some condos have parking under the buildings.Previously, condominium owners and renters could park in the parking lot of the resorts marina without paying. Republics current policy is to tow cars of non-guests in their parking lot. There are 25 available spots underneath the condominiums. Salvatore Zecchini, president of the condominium association, did not return a call for comment before press time. But David Rogel, a lawyer representing the condominium association, said the homeowners have not changed their view of the situation. I have not heard of anything new from the association in a few months. Their view is the same as before, Rogel said. Smith said the association was asked to pay for the use of the resorts amenities at cost. He did not disclose the amount.Smith said other than the swim team, the resort amenities such as the pool and tennis court will continue to be reserved for resort guests. The resorts bar and restaurant will be open to the public after renovations are complete.While the association and resort continue to have their differences, Konrath is impres sed Republic is trying to make amends with the school.They were very apologetic and wanted to do everything they could to get us back into the pool, Konrath said.By WILLIAM AXFORDwaxford@keynoter.comMARATHONCanal project likely a goCOUNTY COMMISSIONBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com SANDS

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Theres more interest in what folks are paying, said Bruce Rueben, president of the Florida Hospital Association, which has launched a committee to study health-care price transparency and the ways hospitals can communicate costs to consumers.The very fact that people were insulated from the cost of care because it was the insurance company paying for it gave people less incentive to be asking those questions, Rueben said. Now that they are, were certainly trying to respond.Finding costs toughHealth-care prices can be hard to find, though, and the contracted rates between insurers and hospitals or physicians are considered proprietary.Yet the price a consumer pays for a medical procedure can vary significantly from one hospital or doctor to the next often with little difference in quality. And those price differences can add up, especially for so-called consumer-directed plans with co-insurance, which require consumers to pay a percentage of medical costs.If a CT scan costs $9,000 at one medical facility but much less at another, a consumer could save on out-of-pocket costs by knowing which provider has the lower price.Consumers trying to lower their health-care costs do have some help in the marketplace but most arent using the tools available.Cigna, the health insurance company, offers an Internet-based transparency tool that shows plan members price information on the 200 most common procedures, said Mark Slitt, a spokesman. People really like cost transparency, Slitt said, and having quality information as part of their choice. But some studies show that only a very small percentage of consumers use these tools, which are offered by a number of insurance companies, when planning a medical service, said Joe Smith, a physician and engineer who chairs the board of West Health Policy Center, a Washington, D.C.,-based nonprofit that studies healthcare reform.Maybe 98 percent of those who are covered have access to some sort of price transparency tool, which appear to be used about 2 percent of the time, Smith said. They all want you to be informed, Linda Quick, president of the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association, said about insurer transparency tools.Under protestLorimer would not have had to look far for information that may have saved him more than $1,000 on his share of the CT scan from Fishermens.He intends to pay the bill, but I will pay it under protest, Lorimer said. The whole system is very opaque. Theres no question about that. But there are prices available.About a mile away from the hospital, next to Wendys, an independent imaging center named Homestead Diagnostic Center advertises a CT scan starting at $275 and topping out at about $350 when a contrasting dye is included.Tomas Gonzalez, the owner of Homestead Diagnostic, said he makes a nice profit with his rates. And hes well aware that hospitals charge higher prices for the same services.Running a hospital is a lot more expensive than me running a diagnostic center, he said. But Gonzalez was taken aback by the charge from Fishermens even after acknowledging that the hospital has the only CT scanner in Marathon. At his facility, patients who need X-rays, ultrasounds and digital mammograms are seen on site. Those who need CT scans and MRIs are bused for free to the companys main facility in Homestead, an 80-mile trip that might not be worth it for someone in pain.Still, Gonzalez said, $9,000 for a CT scan? Come on. Its outrageous. It really is. Im in business to make money, but not like that.Hal Leftwich, chief executive of Fishermens, said part of the reason for the hospitals high charge is that the facility is certified by Medicare as a so-called critical access hospital, a designation typically assigned to rural hospitals that are far from other medical facilities. The designation requires around-the-clock emergency care capability, and care for the uninsured, adding considerable costs for Fishermens, Leftwich said. Medicare reimburses critical access hospitals on a cost basis, instead of a fixed rate like most urban hospitals receive. For Lorimers CT scan, Medicare paid $673.85, after adjusting the charge.Leftwich declined to discuss Lorimers hospital visit or his bill, citing patient privacy laws. But he said he had some knowledge of the charge, and that the amount represented two CT scans, one performed with a contrast dye, and one without the dye.Theres basically two CTs being done there, Leftwich said. He explained that Fishermens compares its prices with other hospitals in South Florida for similar services, and that their prices are very similar for the services involved. What weve tried to do, Leftwich said, is keep our pricing to be below the market leaders. But because were in such a rural-type area with low [patient] volumes, of course, we cant be the lowest price, either.Passing the costMaintaining a CT scanner can be expensive. Leftwich said the hospital pays for a $90,000 annual service contract, among other costs. That $90,000 will get amortized over fewer studies here because there are fewer people, Leftwich said. Advocates for health-care pricing reform call the practice of factoring operating costs into the price of a particular service cross-subsidizing, and some say its disingenuous of hospital administrators and unfair to the community that has to foot the bill.Francois de Brantes, executive director of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, a Connecticut-based nonprofit, said hospitals blend their costs precisely because health-care prices are shrouded in secrecy. The reality is today people can do this because there is no price transparency, he said. So you have all this cross-subsidization that goes on at hospitals that leads to high prices. They say its high because of all these additional expenses that we have to cover. Yes you do, but those ought to be covered in an open forum about the explicit need to subsidize them. Its either done by taxpayer money so everyone pays a price, de Brantes said, or you close it down. But thats your communitys decision. It shouldnt be up to the hospital administrator. Leftwich said Fishermens has developed ways to reduce costs, particularly for those patients who are willing to pay their own way.We may not match $350, he said, referring to Homestead Diagnostic, but well come pretty close if theyre willing to pull out the credit card and pay right there.$9,000 for CT scan outrageousFrom Healthcare, 1AKeynoter photo by LARRY KAHNFishermens Community Hospital says patients need to cover the cost of its CT equipment. 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Opinion & EditorialWednesday, September 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter 4A Letters of local interest are welcome, but subject to editing and condensing. There is a 400-word limit. Letters thanking an individual are welcome. Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists. Letters must be signed. Anonymous letters will not be published. Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor, Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, FL 33050 E-mail: keynoter@keynoter.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor EDITORIALPrisons chief must continue crackdownLETTERS TO THE EDITORFaith is just thatFaith or religion is a personal thing. Everyone is entitled to choose for themselves. I will respect that and accept it. Spreading misinformation in a newspaper, however, is not right. Doing so seems the way of believers to convince the rest of the world (or try to) that they indeed are stating facts and are the only ones who know the truth. Organized religion of Christianity has brought more good to civilization than bad, states Mr. Hutch in his letter to the editor. He then lists his point of view to prove it. It is his point of view, not necessarily a fact. Please read more than just religious history books. Even the Vatican is ambivalent about the good religion did and apologizes for not doing the right thing, e.g., the Crusades. Sadly, these are not publicized much. How many know that the Vatican in the Second Vatican Council in the 1960s concluded that the resurrection was not of a physical nature but spiritual? Serious scholars and religious historians concede that there is no historical proof and it did not happen as reported. Mr. Hutch himself states: In the Gospel of Thomas the crucifixion and resurrection is not mentioned. Nor is it in the Gospel of Mark or in other accounts of the time (hey, lets just ignore that). It did not appear in any manuscript until 70 AD. Two hundred Christian historians and theologians (The Jesus Seminar) published a book in 1998 concluding the same thing. Mentioning Tacitus, Lucian and Thallus as non-Christian proof that it happened is (again) misleading and false. Tacitus and Lucian were not contemporaries (56 AD and 125 AD, respectively). They heard it somewhere. In todays world that is hearsay and not accepted as fact. Thallus wrote about BC times and mentions a darkness that scientifically cannot happen at Passover. That is proof? If you believe in miracles, OK. Erik Larson, professor of religious studies at Florida International University, states there is no way these things can be accepted at face value. Theyre myth, or hallucination, or stories blown out of proportion.Mr. Hutch also wrote: ...Jesus did not loosen the sexual laws ... Rather, he tightened them ... historical fact Lets be serious Jesus did not make any laws. He voiced his opinion, preached and interpreted what was written. We dont know what he would or would not condone. Definitely not a historical fact, just ones own interpretation and faith.Rupert Staudner MarathonGUEST COLUMNThe ongoing management revision process of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is a cause of great concern to many in the Florida Keys. Most admit that with the growing human population in the Keys and increasing use of the Keys resources, there is need for a revised approach to how these resources and user groups are managed. There is much debate, however, on what a new management approach should look like. The challenge is to design a management plan that accommodates the needs of user groups while addressing threats to the natural resources. Any plan needs also to reflect the historical uses and protect the original intent of the creation of the sanctuary. This requires a process of identifying threats and applying management measures that address the threats while causing the least harm to responsible and sustainable uses of the natural resources within the sanctuary. In large part, this is the process that has been employed in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Zoning and Management Review. However, in the face of the complexity of the issues being addressed, there seems to be a trend to propose a one size fits all approach. For example, a one size fits all plan would close an area to all human access to protect seagrass, whereas a well-designed, more detailed and intimate plan would allow appropriate access such as by boats that use a push pole or trolling motor or watercraft that are propelled with paddles activities that dont cause damage to seagrass. The Florida Keys have the distinction of being the birth place of flats fishing, a fishery that targets bonefish, tarpon, permit and other species on the flats. It is a fishery that is an historic and iconic part of our local culture and economy. It began in the early 1900s, has thrived since the mid-1900s and continues to make the Keys a destination for recreational anglers from around the world. Moreover, the flats fishery has long been a catch and release fishery, and ongoing angler education has helped to improve catch and release fish handling practices.Recently the practice of catch and release was codified by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for two of the fisherys primary targets bonefish and tarpon. Additionally, in 2012, FWC revised permit regulations with an eye toward more sustainable long-term management.The catch and release flats fishery is a strong candidate to be used as a conservation tool in the management plan revision being conducted by the sanctuary. First, because the research has shown that survival after catch and release of these species is high, there is minimal impact to the targeted fish populations. This means that the fisheries are sustainable, which meets a primary goal of the Sanctuary.This is not the case for many species, so catch and release would not be an appropriate conservation tool for species with high post-release mortality.Second, because the fishery employs sight-fishing as the primary fishing technique, anglers and guides use push poles or trolling motors while fishing, thus ensuring a low environmental impact on habitats. Third, the Florida Keys flats fishery has a very high economic impact, exceeding $465 million annually. In short, the catch and release flats fishery within the sanctuary has perhaps the highest economic impact concurrent with the lowest environmental impact. The sanctuary should consider catch-and-release zones to address numerous management concerns while simultaneously allowing an economically important and historical sanctuary activity to continue.For example, a catch and release zone would serve the purpose of protecting fish populations of concern due to harvest, while allowing catch and release fishing for other species. In addition, since flats fishing occurs primarily by pole, troll and paddle, catch and release zones could be used for habitat protections (e.g., seagrass protection).It is critical that the sanctuary and their advisors carefully examine the numerous threats to the resources under their care and design plans that satisfy the requirements to protect these resources while simultaneously allowing responsible, historical and sustainable resource use that is based on valid scientific and economic information. Sanctuary Management, both locally and in Washington, can enhance its present and future efforts to preserve and manage these kinds of resources by recognizing catch and release flats fishing as an example of the type of user group that is preferred for this resource and others of its ilk. Using the combination of historical precedence and scientific proof of sustainability, applying catch-and-releaseonly designations to areas that require additional protection can improve the quality of the environment and demonstrate a commitment to preserve the experience of visiting these beautiful and wild places.Aaron Adams is a director of operations for the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust. Steve Trippe is director of KeysKeeper. Capt. John OHearn is president of the Lower Keys Guides Association. Capt. Duane Baker is commodore for the Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association.And more money is needed for mental-health unitsTheres little to be gained in stating the obvious: Floridas prison system is rife with dysfunction, and the disconnect between the brutality meted out by rogue guards and the Department of Corrections leaders has been too wide for too long. DOC Secretary Michael Crews finally acknowledged that his department has been slow to impose discipline fairly or adequately enough. Hes right, and now he must take sustained and committed action to assure that inmates are not be brutalized, tortured and killed at the hands of corrections officers who, ultimately, work on behalf of Floridians. On Friday, Crews announced that seven employees were dismissed five for battery on an inmate, another for DUI and the last for operating a motor vehicle without the proper license. The day before, he announced in a release the arrests of six prison guards charged with gassing an inmate with toxic chemicals, then kicking, pummeling and slamming him against the floor while his hands were cuffed behind his back. The beat-down occurred at the Northwest Florida Reception Center in Chipley. Crews said the six were fired. Even though they have not had their day in court, the firing is not premature. They were caught on surveillance video handing out their violent brand of discipline. The beaten inmate, Jeremiah Tatum, survived. Too many others throughout Floridas system, as revealed by Herald reporter Julie Brown, have not. Those deaths have been labeled suspicious, the push to get to the bottom of them almost nonexistent until now. The video of the Chipley Six made their indiscretions impossible to ignore. The arrests came the same week that Disability Rights Florida filed suit accusing Crews and the DOC of failing to address the abuse of mentally ill inmates at Dade Correctional Institution in South Miami-Dade. Thats where inmate Darren Rainey was scalded to death in a searingly hot shower. The group seeks an overhaul of the prisons mental ward, including regular monitoring of the inmates, who have told of being sexually abused, beaten and starved by corrections officers. If Crews is serious about reform, then he wont wait for this suit to wend its way through the court system. He needs to:Push for psychological exams for potential corrections officers. Its a requirement to become a police officer, helping to weed out the unsuitable and unstable. The requirement to become a prison guard should not be less stringent in that regard.Put the most qualified, not the least competent, guards on duty in the mental-health unit.Insist on funds for more adequate treatment. Between 1996 and 2013, the overall inmate population in the state increased by 57 percent. The number of inmates getting treatment for moderate to severe mental illness soared 170 percent. Prisons are the new mental institutions. And thats a crime. Miami Herald Richard Tamborrino . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Valerie Serra . . . . . . . .Sales and Business Dev. Mgr. Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2014 Keynoter Publishing Co. Rivera ethics case goes to administrative judgeFaced with an exodus of his legal team, David Rivera failed to delay a Florida Commission on Ethics case on Friday that found he corruptly managed taxpayer money and his own financial disclosure forms as a state legislator. But on Friday, when told of his latest maneuver in the two-year-old case, the commission unanimously rejected further delay. It recommended that Administrative Law Judge David Watkins determine penalties for the violations by Rivera, who appeared late at the hearing and missed the discussion on his case. Its insulting how this has happened, Commission on Ethics Vice Chairman Stanley Weston said. Denying this sends a message that were over it, said commission board member Matthew Carlucci. Rivera, who served in the state House from 20022010, was found in violation of seven instances of Floridas Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees while he served in the Legislature. Watkins found that Rivera had accepted state reimbursement for travel already paid for by campaign accounts thereby double-billing taxpayers and that Rivera failed to properly disclose his income. Fridays case came just two days after his friend and confidante, Ana Alliegro, was sentenced in a federal campaign-finance scheme that, she told prosecutors, was masterminded by Rivera in 2012 when he served his first and only term as a congressman. Rivera, outed as an unindicted co-conspirator, remains under federal investigation. In that election, he reportedly helped recruit MiamiDade resident Justin Sternad, a hotel worker, to run in the Democratic primary against Joe Garcia and allegedly helped establish Sternads campaign money. Garcia won it and then went on to beat Rivera in the general election in U.S. House District 26, which takes in the Keys and parts of Miami-Dade. In Riveras ethics case, two of Riveras lawyers quit representing him in July. A third quit in August. Rivera failed to hire an attorney until the day before the commission was set to hear the case. So he tried to file for a delay.Last Thursday at 4:43 p.m., Tallahassee attorney Leonard Collins filed a motion for continuance that had missed the deadline for Fridays meeting. Collins said he was hired that day, Thursday, to make the motion.Rivera respectfully requests a continuance so that his counsel can carry out the above referenced review of the record and necessary legal research in order to properly prepare to addressed these issues before the Florida Com mission on Ethics, Collins wrote in the motion.Collins said the ethics commission was breaking its own rules and the recommendation of its own attorney, who stipulated that the Florida House should determine penalties not Watkins. Either way, the House, filled with Rivera friends and allies, is supposed to determine Riveras penalty.But commission members werent hearing it. Some seemed gobsmacked by the request. The vote was quick and the board went ahead with the rest of the agenda. The Rivera case, which had been moved up on the agenda on Friday morning, is headed to Watkins. Thirty minutes after the vote, however, Collins appeared. They took it out of order, he said. Though they took the case earlier than scheduled, commissioners said Collins should have been there. If this was so important, I cant see why he cant be here, Weston said. Rivera later showed up. I can understand why if someone is here they would take [a case] out of order, Rivera said, who came to the hearing after seeing on TV that his case was already up. What I dont understand is why they would do it if someones not here. Mark Caputo contributed to this report.Board finds corruption by former lawmakerBY MICHAEL VAN SICKLERHerald/TimesETHICS COMMISSIONThe Rivera case, which had been moved up on the agenda on Friday morning, is headed to Administrative Law Judge David Watkins. We need catch-and-release fishing zones Photo by SUSAN COCKINGCapt. Paul Hunt of Homestead tries to release a tarpon while not losing his sunglasses during a past La Siesta Redbone at Large Celebrity Sunrise/Sunset Tarpon Tournament in Islamorada.

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Gabel replaces Cheecas SpiegelNorthwood Hospitality, which operates Cheeca Lodge & Spa in Islamorada, has named Deanne Gabel general manager to replace Herbert Spiegel, who has moved out of the Keys.Gabel spent the past year at the Alfond Inn in Winter Park, serving as opening general manager. She also has worked at the Maui Intercontinental Resort, the Four Seasons Resort Wailea and the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.Cheeca Lodge has 212 rooms on the oceanfront.Sea Dwellers now Blue Star businessThe Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary has added Sea Dwellers Dive Center of Key Largo as the newest participant in the sanctuarys Blue Star education and conservation program.Since 2009, the Blue Star program has recognized charter companies that make a special commitment to resource conservation by training snorkelers and divers in best practices. The program is designed to avoid damage to reefs through education and experience.To become Blue Star certified, operators attend annual training on issues affecting coral reefs, sanctuary regulations and reef etiquette. In turn, Blue Star operators educate their customers by incorporating the information into certification classes and dive briefings. They also must offer conservation-related dive courses and participate in activities such as fish counts and reef cleanups. Operators are re-evaluated every year.Marketing wonk to lead seminarThe Key West Chamber of Commerce and marketing strategist Debbie Mason are teaming for a seminar, Marketing Your Business on a Shoestring, set for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Marriott Beachside Resort at U.S. 1 and Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West.Masons topics: How to set your business apart from others, how to develop a brand name for your business, how and when to use advertising, public relations tactics, social media, how to get and use customer feedback, and tracking measures to determine what methods are working. The cost is $68 for chamber members, $89 for others. It includes a continental breakfast. RSVP by Sept. 24 by calling 294-2587. Those in the market for a new appliance maybe a new air conditioner in the steamy Florida Keys can save money on them this weekend. Friday from 12:01 a.m. to Sunday at 11:59 p.m., the states 6 percent sales tax (7.5 percent overall in the Keys) is waived for some appliances bearing the Energy Star and WaterSense labels. No tax will be collected on the first $1,500 of the sales price. The exemption is limited to a single purchase for each specific type of qualifying item costing $500 or more. But there are no quantity limits on qualifying items with a price of less than $500. Energy Star is a designation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy signifying the products meet or exceed certain energy-efficient guidelines. WaterSense is an EPA designation signifying the product saves water. Qualifying Energy Star products are air purifiers, ceiling fans, clothes washers and dryers, dehumidifiers, dishwashers, freezers, light bulbs (packages), refrigerators, air conditioners, pool pumps and water heaters. Qualifying WaterSense products are bathroom sink faucets, faucet accessories, high-efficiency toilets or urinals, showerheads, and weatheror sensor-based irrigation systems. The tax waiver doesnt apply to rentals or repairs.Rebate programTo coincide with the taxwaiver program, Keys Energy Services, the electric company providing power from the Seven Mile Bridge south through Key West, on Friday is re-launching its rebate program for energyefficient appliances and other equipment.The rebate program for residential customers is for programmable thermostats ($25), ceiling fans ($25), white roof coating ($25), dehumidifiers ($50), dishwashers ($55), room air conditioners ($75), refrigerators ($75), freezers ($75), clothes washers ($100), duct-leak repairs or replacement ($150), ductless air conditioners ($175), central air conditioners ($250) and solar hot-water heaters ($450).Commercial customers are eligible to apply for an LED exit-sign rebate ($10 each), with a limit of five per account. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 5A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com For Audition Packages and Casting Details, Please Visit: www.marathontheater.org Follow MCT on Facebook! We Rely On Financial Donations! Please Visit: www.marathontheater.org To Purchase Tickets and Make Donations! Casting: Principals: 5 Men & 4 Women Ensemble: 6 Men & 9 WomenBy: Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan Director: Fred Hundhammer Producer: John Pabon Music Director: Kathryn Rummery Choreographer: Ann Hart Its outrageous and hilarious, not to mention the winner of 12 TonyAwards! Its the story of down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock, his hysterically awkward accountant Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan Music and lyrics by Mel Brooks. Contains adult language and situations.Rehearsals Begin: December 3rd Performances: Mar. 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22 (M), 26, 27, 28 Apr. 2, 3, 4 Casting: 6 Men & 6 WomenBy: Mary Chase Director: Dale Coburn Producer: Nessa Collins Harvey tells the tale of Elwood P. Dowd, who brings a guest to a social party thrown by his sister, Veta. Much to the dismay of his sister, Elwood introduces his guest and bestfriend Harvey, a six-foot tall invisible rabbit, to everyone at the party. Things do not go as planned when Veta attemps to remove Elwood and Harvey from her life via sanitarium. Hilarity ensues.Rehearsals Begin: November 10th Performances: Jan. 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 25 (M), 29, 30, 31 Casting: 3 Men & 3 WomenBy: Ken Ludwig Directors: Devin Clarke & Jenn Eick Producer: Sarah Brignac cult position. His newly hired hand is in love with the waitress at the club house. But, more important to him, the golfer he thought would play for his club was recruited by his cocky and arrogant opponent and the huge bet he foolishly wagered is now likely to be lost. Another great farce by Ken Ludwig!Rehearsals Begin: March 9th Performances: May 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17 (M), 21, 22, 23Open AuditionsSeptember 20th and 21st Dance/Vocal Auditions at 9 AM Script Reading Auditions at 12:30 PM Public Meeting Announcement Local RESTORE Act Advisory Committee of the Monroe County Board of County CommissionersThe Monroe County Local RESTORE Act Advisory Committee will meet on September 26, at 10:00 AM at the Marathon Government Center, 2nd floor BOCC Chambers, in Marathon. The Committee will discuss the status of RESTORE Act, the Department of Treasury regulations, and the process for accessing Direct Component (Local Pot) Funds. One or more County Commissioners may be in attendance. For more information please contact Lisa Tennyson, Director of Legislative Affairs, 305-292-4444; tennyson-lisa@monroecounty-fl.gov.ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrator's Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1.Published Keynoter 9-17-14 FISH AROUND THE CLOCK 9/26/14 TO 9/28/14 & CHARITY AUCTION Applications available at: www.keylargorotary.org Keys InfoNet.com BusinessWaiver this weekendEnergy-efficient, water-efficient equipment reducedTAXESKeynoter StaffIf it has the Energy Star label, its eligible for the tax waiver. BUSINESS BRIEFS

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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6A Wednesday, September 17, 2014 CLEA R ANCE CLEARANCE KEY LARGOMARATHONKEY WEST www.RoyalFurnitureAndDesign.com305-451-5700 MM 99 in the Median 305-295-6400Next to Publix, Searstown 305-743-4397 MM 47.5 OceanSAVEWE RE OVERSTOCKED!!One-of-a-kinds discontinued items scratch-n-dentsSHOP EARLY FOR BEST SELECTION RETAIL! UP TO60%OFF L! GOING ON NOW!AT ALL THREE KEYS LOCATIONS Code fines stacking upTwo Key Largo properties with costly unpaid code-violation fines could face lawsuits lodged by Monroe County. At their meeting today at the Marathon Government Center, county commissioners will be asked by county attorneys for approval to file litigation seeking injunctions or foreclosure. The owners of a property at 118 Buttonwood Ave. in Key Largo are being assessed daily fines of $600 that now total $262,700, according to a county staff report. The property owned by Ray W. Thompson Jr. and Robert C. Thompson was cited for violations that include failure to clean enormous amounts of trash and debris littering the entire property and having a recreational vehicle illegally connected to utilities for a living space in a residential area. The property was first cited as a sanitary nuisance by the county Health Department in late 2012. A Medley-based company called Key Largo Service Station LLC owes Monroe County $65,800 from daily fines of $200, lodged for not correcting an unpermittedpaving violation. The convenience store and gas station in the U.S. 1 median at mile marker 98.2 was ticketed in December 2011 for repaving its lot without required permits or inspections. Company representative Ignacio M. Urbieta received several extensions to obtain after-the-fact approval but has not done so or paid fines, a staff report says. The county also may lodge legal action against the owners of a Bonito Avenue home in Key Largo that has not connected to the wastewater system. Daily fines of $100 now total $19,200. In a Lower Keys code case, county attorneys will recommend accepting a $15,842 payment from the owner of a West Cypress Terrace home on Key Haven. Maria Christina Ruiz owed $279,450 in fines after 621 days of $450-per-day fines. The violations unpermitted construction of a tiki hut within setbacks, and structural alterations to a concrete fence were corrected in September. Ruiz reportedly agreed to resolve the case but fines started accumulating in January 2012 when the work had not been completed.One exceeds $260,000, suit might be filedCOUNTY COMMISSIONBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com Final budget hearing tonightThe Florida Keys Mosquito Control Districts budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year is nearly finalized, with one more public budget hearing set for 5:05 p.m. today at 100701 Overseas Highway in Key Largo. The proposed tax rate for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1 is .48 mills, down from the current .51. The owner of a $300,000 house would pay $144 in property taxes to fund mosquito-fighting operations. The district is projecting a $15.5 million budget. Of that, $9.7 million is expected to come from property taxes, with the rest coming from grants and other sources. Total operating expenses are projected to be $14.5 million, with the biggest cost being a new building on Big Coppitt Key. Financial Director Bruce Holden expects the property for the new building will cost $750,000 and the building itself $2.5 million. Other major expenditures include a new $180,000 computer system, $150,000 in helicopter targeting software and $180,000 for handheld devices and software for workers in the field. The bottom line is rollback. We know its going to be a tight budget this year and next year, said Commissioner Phil Good man. We have enough money in reserves to pay for the property. If we need more money next year, I propose borrowing the money and paying it back rather than raising taxes. Rollback is the rate needed to generate the same tax revenue as the current year.Its planned for Key LargoBy WILLIAM AXFORDwaxford@keynoter.comMOSQUITO CONTROLCaptain Citrus gets a makeoverCaptain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now hes being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhero who will fight evil alongside the likes of Captain America. His first mission? Promote the benefits of orange juice in a country where carb-conscious dieters are increasingly turning away from even seemingly healthy beverages that nutritionists have slammed for having too much sugar. The Florida Department of Citrus revealed its madeover mascot Tuesday at a comic book store in Tampa. The agency paid Marvel Comics $1 million to create the new character in hopes of bolstering orange juices reputation as a healthy and wholesome drink. Americans are drinking less juice, which could also be a result of the vast number of beverage choices on store shelves. U.S. demand for orange juice peaked in 1998, with annual per capita consumption close to 6 gallons. Now its closer to 3.5 gallons. Orange juice sales fell to record lows in August. Most of Floridas oranges are made into juice. The state is second in the world, behind Brazil, in growing juice oranges, producing about 80 percent of juice in the U.S. The $9 billion industry is also facing its biggest threat: citrus greening, a bacterial disease that kills trees. It is spread by a bug and so far is incurable. While Captain Citrus cant help with greening, officials at the Florida Department of Citrus hope he can sway new, young consumers into drinking juice. The new Captain Citrus will be fit and promote healthy choices, starring alongside the Avengers in a custom Marvel Comic. The comic will reveal Captain Citrus background (he is born and raised as John Polk, the son of citrus growers) and his challenge (to fight an evil enemy called the Leader alongside other superheroes, including Captain America). Bill Rosemann, the creative director of Marvel Comics, said Captain Citrus is given a choice by the Leader: Join me and we can take over the world, said Rosemann. Should he betray his family and the Avengers? Fear not: Captain Citrus makes the right choice. In the first comic, he fights the Leaders invasion of Orlando with his special superpower: Solar pods on the backs of each of his hands that can create weapons and other protections. The pods like citrus fruits are nourished by the sun. Rosemann said his challenge in recreating Captain Citrus was how we could reinvent him and still stay true to the message of Florida citrus. The Department of Citrus worked with Marvel Custom Solutions, which is a division of Marvel that works to create brands for campaigns. Often, Marvel will create new comic books and include a product for instance, Iron Man starred in a special comic book in 2013 created for the Florida Blue insurance company. Rosemann said this is the first time Marvel has worked to transform an existing character into a full-fledged comic superhero.Marvel Comics partners with state agencyBy TAMARA LUSHAssociated PressFLORIDA Photo courtesy ASSOCIATED PRESSCaptain Citruss mission is to increase the amount of Florida orange juice thats consumed.

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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 Ad # 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 a nd 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 KeyWest, FL 33040 pen 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 sche duled 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 133078 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 Sutheasterly right-of-way fettothe point ,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. 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. PA 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 OBERTALYNN TRACHET, EandJANE g@g Secondary Email: swildner@winiglaw.com 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 @KeysSchools WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 4BBSports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038NEW ARRIVALS Leather Sectionals & Recliners Fantasy Flowers Lamps Artwork Coming SaturdayCombining boating and golf doesnt seem natural, but this is the Florida Keys, so an on-the-water golf tournament isnt as strange as youd think. 2nd quarter dooms CanesA 20-point rally in the second quarter by Coral Shores High made it close but a second-half shutout cost the Hurricanes their first loss of the football season.Westminster Academys Lions prevailed on their home Fort Lauderdale field Friday, 36-20, over the Canes.It was a great game, a tough and physical battle, Coral Shores head coach Ed Holly said. Our guys played hard to the end. We expect to see [Westminster] again in the conference playoffs.Coral Shores dropped to 21 in Southeastern Football Conference play; Westminster advanced to 3-0.The Lions roared out of the gate, racing to a 22-0 lead in the first quarter. That happened fast, Holly said. We got down early against a very good football team but managed to battle back. Coral Shores defensive back Juan Mayo returned a kickoff 80 yards for the Canes first touchdown at the start of the second quarter. The Cane defense, spearheaded by linebackers Ariel Correa and Eddie Dunn, along with defensive end David Williams, forced a three-and-out punt. That set the strong Hurricane ground game in position for halfback George Jacobsen to race 60 yards from scrimmage to make it a game at 22-14. Coral Shores defenders caused and recovered a Lion fumble to set up a short Cane drive, finished by a 6-yard scoring burst from Dunn, the fullback. We blocked hard and ran hard, said the coach. A try for the two-point conversion failed but the Canes had recovered from a potential rout to join a 22-20 slugfest. Westminster scored short-Coral Shores (2-1) to face the Buccaneers on FridayCORAL SHORES FOOTBALL By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSee Hurricanes, 2B Lady Dolphins are now 7-2The Lady Dolphins beat Hollywood Christian Challengers Friday in a four-game match at Marathon High School. The victories pushed the Fins record to 7-2. Coach Kevin Freeman said the matchup against the 7-2 Challengers was a good assessment of Marathons strengths and weaknesses. I was a little worried coming in. Looking at scores from other teams, every game the Charges won were blowouts, Freeman said. This is the most athletic team weve played so far this year. Marathon won the first two games 25-20 and 2519 with improved communication and passing skills. Juniors Chavely Aldama and Sydney Konrath kept the ball moving and were instrumental in scoring, with Aldama getting 19 digs and Konrath having 14 assists. Marathon fell 25-18 in the third, but the Dolphins came back in the fourth, beating the Challengers 2519. I dont know if we were complacent or what; we stopped talking and hustling, Freeman said. But we picked it up in game four and got the win. Junior Jordan Roney was a standout, contributing eight aces, nine assists and 14 kills. Sophomore Rachel Philcox had seven kills. Freshman Baelee Pettry and [sophomore] Jackie Clairmont passed great as well, Freeman said.The Challengers take Marathon to four gamesBy WILLIAM AXFORDwaxford@keynoter.comKeynoter photo by WILLIAM AXFORDSenior JohnNisha Qualls attempts to spike the ball Friday against Greater Miami Academy at Marathon High School. The Lady Dolphins won in four games, 25-20, 25-19, 18-25, 25-19.MARATHON VOLLEYBALLFootball Eagles fall 20-2Island Christian Schools football Eagles look to take another step forward Thurs day, hosting Westwood Christian at 4 p.m. in the annual ICS Hall of Fame Game. The boys are doing a good job for a first-year program, head coach Jason Harrison said. Our passing game [Saturday] was much improved. The Eagles (0-2) play in the eight-Man Football Independent League after two years without a football program. Saturday, Golden Rule Academy kept the Eagles offense out of the end zone in a 20-2 win at the ICS field in Islamorada. David Calderwood, an outside linebacker, put Island Christian on the board when he chased down Golden Rules quarterback in the end zone for a twopoint safety on the Lions opening drive. Were seeing positive things, Harrison said. Were still very young, but no one has quit and morale is high. Everybody is motivated. Several of the eight middle-school players on ICS 16-man roster earned starting spots. Island Christian quarterback Justice Craven hit five passes for 96 yards, and ran for 56 yards. Senior Jeremy Dorn had a big rushing game for the Eagles, while senior Tucker Jones dominated the defensive line. Island Christian played six-man football from 2008 through 2011, with most offenses relying on passing in the wide-open game. Eight-man rules more closely follow the familiar 11man game. After Thursdays game against a solid Westwood program, the Eagles stay home to host a 4 p.m. Sept. 25 game against Redland Christian Academy.ISLAND CHRISTIANBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com Wagner oh so closeMeticulously, Key West High senior cross-country runner Everett Wagner tied his shoes one orange, one purple before the start of Saturday mornings sixteam meet at the Key West Golf Club. He said he would like to break 18 minutes at the tough 1.3-mile course for the first time in his career, but added, Im not worried about my time, I just want to finish in the top five. A short time later, with the blowing of a conch shell by longtime running guru Rick MacKenzie (Its a nice medium one, so its got a good tone), Wagner and 57 other runners set off on their journey over grass still wet from rain. After the first turn, he was 10th. Soon, he was seventh. And then sixth. Then third. He looked like the classic racer his coach, Terence White, calls him. But with Fergusons Abiel Payano 50 yards ahead of him, victory seemed unlikely.Pounding over the last 20 yards, which were lined with cheering spectators, Payano won in 18 minutes, 7 seconds. Wagner, shiny with sweat, came in at 18:14 (a Key West senior record for the course), just behind Cypress BaysBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST CROSS COUNTRY FISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSDolphin back in playOffshore, the dolphin bite has definitely picked up, with fish found on weed lines 18 to 25 miles out. The dolphin range from foot-long peanuts to nice gaffers up to 20 pounds. Trolling either the usual assortment of lures or skipping ballyhoo works best.Roaming the same areas are schools of blackfin and skipjack tuna. Smaller baits, such as feathers or little tuna darts, fished way back behind the boat have been picking these.The humps are also producing steady action on blackfins up to 20 pounds. Trolling and live baiting are both working. Yellowtailing on the reef is consistent in 35 to 50 feet of water, with most of the tails in the 14to 16inch range. There are scattered threeto five-pound mangroves mixed in.The best baits for the mangroves are live ballyhoo that show up in chum slicks. Fish them on a jig head near the bottom. And dont be afraid to use slightly heavier tackle than your standard yellowtailDeckhand Jason Bell (left) and Will Clayton, stationed at Naval Base San Diego, display a 20-pound bull dolphin caught Sunday with SeaSquared Charters.See Fishing, 2BChris Johnson CaptainsColumnSee Conchs, 2B

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Thomas Morin, who was second in 18:12.Im happy, but I should have got him for second, Wagner said. At one point my leg just sunk into a wet area. If the course had been dry, I would have done 17. He untied his shoes. They were soaked. Wagners teammate, Jerry Burgess, sprinted the final yards to a fifth-place finish in 18:59. The next three Conchs were Bobby Black (20:05), Matt Diaz (20:38) and William Welzien (20:55). As a team, the Key West boys were second behind Ferguson. The meet opened at 7:30 with the girls race. As the days first shaft of sun bore through, the runners legs were reflected in a tranquil lake that held a lone duck. Ferguson, Carrollton, Westminster Christian and St. Brendan dominated the race. Fergusons Aylyn Hernandez won in 20:40. Ferguson was the team winner and Key West was fifth. The first Conch girl to finish was Jane Welzien, who was 16th in 23:20. Next for Key West were Lexi Wilson (25:13), Catherine Richardson (25:35), Olivia Kennedy (27:52) and Brinn Davis (27:53).rods, as there have been muttons in the same spots.The Atlantic wrecks and artificial reefs hold plenty of muttons plus amberjack and jack crevalle. Just about any live bait produces results here.Up on the patches, youll get keeper-size yellowtails and some mangroves. And legal grouper are beginning to show, mostly reds and the occasional black. The mangrove bite in the bay remains very good, with fish anywhere from justlegal to three and four pounds. Theyre on the inshore wrecks as well as the grass banks.The weeks bestIt was a mix of offshore, gulf, bay and shark fishing for the guys on the SeaSquared boats. The Tedesco family, from Palm Bay, took in dinner and a show on the Waynes World, catching and releasing seven large lemon sharks and bringing back mangrove snappers.A group of Marathon locals caught their limit of large mangrove snappers in the bay. And Dave Clayton and his son Will, from Miami and San Diego, caught snappers, cero mackerel and gag grouper in the gulf, followed by an offshore trip that netted them a nice dolphin and tuna haul.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, SeaSquaredCharters.com and Facebook.com/Mara thonFishing. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday, September 17, 2014 ATTENTION MONROE REGISTERED VOTERSHas your signature changed?If your signature has changed since the last time you signed a voter registration form, you should update your signature. This must be done by completing a Voter Registration Form. Forms may be obtained at Libraries, Municipal City Halls, Driver License Offices, State Public Assistance and Disability Offices, Armed Services Recruitment Offices or by calling the Monroe County Elections Department at 305-292-3416, 453-8740, or 289-6017.Have you moved?If you have moved, changing your address is now easier than ever... Changes of address may now be done by phone, fax or email. You must include your full name, new address and date of birth. Simply call the Elections Department at 305-292-3416, 453-8740, or 289-6017, email: info@keys-elections.org or Fax: 305-292-3406.2014Election Dates to RememberElection Date Voter Registration Book Closing DateGeneral Election October 6, 2014 November 4, 2014R. Joyce Griffin Supervisor of Electionswww.keys-elections.org Published Keynoter 9-17-14 ACROSS 1FDR coins 6Pirates mark of honor? 10Stellar 16Part of 32 Across 17___ sapiens 18Round angle 20Reminder file 21Opera highlight 22Cost label 24Cosmetician Lauder 25Blackbeard 28Judge Lance 29Distant 30Small hill 31Work out, with up 32Time period 33Eng. ___ 34Director David and others 35Pirated 36Artistic category 37Those in charge of ones finances 39Give benediction 40Tightened 41Concerning: L. 42Major French waterway 43Singe 44Jumbled assortment 47Employs 48He keeps milk cows 52Immoralities 53Put a lid on 54Showing signs of use 55S. Philippines people 56Hindu princess 57Goddesses of destiny: Gr. Rom. mytho. 58Trembled 59Mineral metal combos 60Imaginative thought 61Angry 62Group of gnats, say 63Largest Greek island 64Depot 66Spinnakers and spankers 67Signaled: arch. 68Bind together 69Make amends 70Poet Teasdale 71Beer mugs 74Hoisting device 75Drivers permits, e.g. 79Sorts 80Word with sun or moon 81Overworked 82In favor of 83Gee whiz! 84Drew back suddenly 85Grates upon 86King or Norman 87Excursion moon lander 88French pirate 90Untrue 91Keep for future use 93Pool floater 94Tailors needs 96Places for aces? 97Like a bad knife 98Fuel train, e.g. 99Walked with long steps 100Sword-like knife 101Go in DOWN 1Give orders 2Signer in pen 3Stubborn sort 4Pierres summer 5Nocturnal love song 6Shoulder wraps 7Reef type 8Desert ruler 9Rumble seat cars 10Legal actions 11Mexican wrap 12In a ___: very shortly 13Like Croesus 14Vital statistic 15Skin softeners 16Maladjusted person 19Mother ___ 20Small river ducks 23Like some skirts 26Imus and Ho 27Certain objects 30___ blue terrier 32Welsh buccaneer 34Country roads? 35More like a fox 36Equipment 38Treasure Island role model 39Tiresome types 40Ponder 42Existed 43Billiards shot 44Deserve 45Skirt around 46Guy Fieri tour stop 47___ New Hampshire 48Light My Fire band with The 49Edible mushroom 50Narrow mountain ridge 51Pried impertinently 53Gem weight 54Goliath of the deep 57The end 58Sty dwellers 62Rhone feeder 63Made well 65Resting places 66Norms 67One Eve had three 69Shakespearean spirit 70Half-shilling, once 71Quick blow 72Cougars cousins 73Glossy paints 74Residents of Shanghai, e.g. 75Endure 76Helpful schoolbook 77Pencil end 78Hurtful spots 80Removed a beard 81Tell on 84Mechanism or motor lead-in 85Firearm 86Soup server 88Ridicule 89Subject for Debussy 90Great accomplishment 92Matched pair 95Many, many moons Observer crossword puzzle ON THE HIGH SEAS Solution in the September 20 Keynoter MM 82 305-664-4335 4 PM HAPPY HOU R 1/2 PRICE APPETIZ ERSCouples Welcome Private Table Dances Full Liquor & Menu till 4 AMTotal Nudity, Distinctive and Tasteful Crossword solutionSolution to the Sept. 13 puzzle.ly before halftime to grab a 29-20 lead. Both defenses regrouped at intermission, leading to a low-scoring second half. Defensive backs Darren Govan and Brian Cash both turned in strong games, said the coach. Actually, everybody played well.After halftime, Coral Shores assembled a methodical 12-play drive that covered 90 yards. The problem, said Holly, is that we needed 93 yards. We came up short.A field goal attempt missed.Westminster, which got a 180-yard ground game from back Johnnie Gaines, added a second-half touchdown to set the final margin. Coral Shores tries to rebound with a trip to Palm Beach Gardens to face Benjamin Schools Buc caneers this Friday. Benjamin got its first win last week with a 21-7 decision over Pope John Paul. The Bucs (1-2) previously lost to Coral Springs Charter and Immaculata-LaSalle, two squads that Coral Shores defeated. Its going to be another tough week on the road but now we should be determined to get another victory, Holly said. The Canes have the added incentive of trying to rain on Benjamins scheduled Homecoming game. Coral Shores next home game is Oct. 3, against Archbishop Curley. The Hurricane JV football team (1-0) hosts the Benjamin JV at 5 p.m. Thursday at George M. Barley Jr. Stadium in Tavernier.The Hurricanes hit the roadFrom Hurricanes, 1BMangrove sanpper limit reachedFrom Fishing, 1B Wagner hoped for betterFrom Conchs, 1B Web extrasTheres plenty more Keys sports news to devour. Go to www.KeysInfoNet.com to read:The Coral Shores High School cross-country team outruns Marathon High in both teams season debuts.The Key West High School volleyball team sees its struggles continue.The swimming Conchs of Key West High fall to mainland competition in their own pool.Key West Highs golf season gets off to a rocky start, with barely enough players to even play the opening match. Keys InfoNet.com

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 3B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com THE HEARING AID MANC.I.C Nearly invisible 100% DigitalTHE OPTICAL SHOPPEDR. BOILINI'S OFFICE743-8316 451-14812357 O/S Hwy., Marathon99696 O/S Hwy., Key Largowww.hearingaidman.comHearing Test AARP-Please Call Me DirectlyCALL FOR APPT. IN-HOME SERVICENathan Trigoboff (H.A.S., Doctor of Education) $79500 ank You! ank You! ank You!For helping us make our Dream a RealityOur home is completed and we are now working on landscaping and moving toward Phase 2: BUILDING A SECOND HOME. We want to ank the Community for all your support!!!! Twenty strong Volunteers making a dierence in Childrens Lives For more information visit: www.voicesfororidakeyschildren.orgVoices for Florida Keys ChildrenA 501(c)3 Non-Prot Organization for 25 years LivingLIVING BRIEFSConstitution Day celebrated todayFlorida Keys Community College hosts its annual Constitution Day celebration today with students, faculty, staff and whoever from the general public wants to attend.Its from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the library on the campus on College Road on Stock Island. It commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitu tion on September 17, 1787.Coordinated by attorney Stephen Muffler, Constitution Day activities aim to educate participants on their rights under the constitutional amendments and to encourage being a good citizen. History professor Sharon Farrell will present a historical perspective of the development of the Constitution.Third District Court of Appeal Judge Edwin Scales, who practiced law in Key West before getting appointed to the bench last year, is the keynote speaker. He is a former member of the colleges board of trustees. Following the program, free lunch will be provided by the Monroe County Bar Association. Pocket-size Constitutions from Key Wests police oversight board will be handed out.Tropical Garden plans plant saleNative, rare and endangered plants will be offered for sale at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, 5210 College Road on Stock Island Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.More than 150 species of butterflyand bird-attracting plants propagated by the gardens volunteers are available.Coastal cleanups are this weekendTwo Lower Keys coastal cleanups are planned to mark The Ocean Conservancys annual International Coastal Cleanup. The National Key Deer Refuge has one planned at Long Beach on Big Pine for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The refuge will supply gloves and trash bags, and have water available. Bring your own refillable water bottle and appropriate clothes. To find out more, call Kristie Killam at 304-9625 or send an e-mail to kristie_killam@fws.gov.Reef Relief is marking the Coastal Cleanup with a community shoreline cleanup on Sunday. Meet at the Lazy Dog kayak stand at the Hurricane Hole Marina on U.S. 1 on Stock Island, just before Key West. The cleanup starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. Lazy Dog is providing the kayaks.To find out more, call 294-3100 or send an e-mail to reefrelief@gmail.com.Classic car show planned SaturdayThe Florida Keys South ernmost Car Club has an ice cream social and car show from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Sugarloaf Lodge, mile marker 17 bayside. Its for those who love classic, custom and street-rod automobiles. CALM BEFORE THE STORM A waterspout takes over the horizon near the Caloosa Cove Resort in Islamorada on Sept. 9. So far, so good: Weve had no hurricanes this year.Photo by WILLIAM MONATH

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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday, September 17, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNAd# 1191665-CC NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014-28 Notice is hereby given that FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK NA CLTRLASSGNEE MAGNOLIA TC4TDALLC holder of the following Certificate(s) has filed said Tax Certificate(s) for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Certificate Number and year of issuance, the description of property, and Name in which it is assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 2012/1661 Alt Key No: 8863217 Date of Issuance: June 1, 2011 RE: 00355416000401106632 Description of Property: SOMBRERO ANGLERS CLUB NORTH PB6-62 BOOT KEY N1/2 LOT 4 OR1331-2184/85(CW) OR1331-2188/89PWAG(CW) OR 1620-793AFF OR 1620-794QC(CW) OR1622-1118 OR2039-456/57 Name in which assessed: ANGIULO ANTON M AND JUNE P All of said property being in the County of Monroe, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the Old Courthouse Steps (500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL) on the 1st day of October, 2014 at 9:00am. Dated this 28th day of July, 2014. AMY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Manuel R. Diaz, Deputy Clerk Published August 27, 2014 September 3, 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1192159-CC NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014-30 Notice is hereby given that PALM TREE TAX 2 PALM TREE TAX LLC CAPITAL ONE NA AS COLLATERAL ASSIGNEE holder of the following Certificate(s) has filed said Tax Certificate(s) for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Certificate Number and year of issuance, the description of property, and Name in which it is assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 2012/227 Alt Key No: 1053988 Date of Issuance: June 1, 2011 RE: 00053370000000346725 Description of Property: KW KW FW DN SUB PLAT 2 PB1-189 LOT 22 SQR 11 OR206-483 OR 664-110 OR1531-2307D/C OR 1531-2308/09 OR 2436-1254/55 Name in which assessed: MEAD PAUL AND CINDY LOU All of said property being in the County of Monroe, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the Old Courthouse Steps (500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL) on the 1st day of October, 2014 at 9:00am. Dated this 28th day of July, 2014. AMY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Manuel R. Diaz, Deputy Clerk Published August 27, 2014 September 3, 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1195464-CC NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014-31 Notice is hereby given that US BANK AS CUST FOR CAZ CREEK FL, LLC holder of the following Certificate(s) has filed said Tax Certificate(s) for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Certificate Number and year of issuance, the description of property, and Name in which it is assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 2012/2240 Alt Key No: 1549975 Date of Issuance: June 1, 2011 RE: 00450340000000266238 Description of Property: BK 10 LT 1 HARRIS OCEAN PK ESTATES FIRST ADDN KEY LARGO PB4-139 OR246-313 OR461-232Q OR461-227 OR589-345/347 OR 613-657 OR668-651 OR668-652/653 OR726-613C/T OR797-998 OR825-2337/2338 OR837-1670 OR957-399/400 OR993-857 OR1049-1775AFF OR1089-1294 Name in which assessed: ALBURY DANIEL J AND ELAINE A All of said property being in the County of Monroe, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the Old Courthouse Steps (500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL) on the 1st day of October, 2014 at 9:00am. Dated this 28th day of July, 2014. AMY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Manuel R. Diaz, Deputy Clerk Published August 27, 2014 September 3, 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1195601-CC NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014-34 Notice is hereby given that US RINSHED & SAGE HOLDING LLC WILLIAM RINSHED OR WAYNE A SAGE holder of the following Certificate(s) has filed said Tax Certificate(s) for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Certificate Number and year of issuance, the description of property, and Name in which it is assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 2012/573 Alt Key No: 1142697 Date of Issuance: June 1, 2012 RE: 00113050000900206629 Description of Property: 20-66-29 LITTLE TORCH KEY PT GOV LT 1 (1.03AC) OR775-538 OR806-2127 OR1826-1813D/C (CMS) OR1826-1816/GUARD(JMH) OR1826-1817/18(JMH) Name in which assessed: HEAPS KENNETH PAUL All of said property being in the County of Monroe, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the Old Courthouse Steps (500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL) on the 1st day of October, 2014 at 9:00am. Dated this 30th day of July, 2014. AMY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Manuel R. Diaz, Deputy Clerk Published August 27, 2014 September 3, 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1197198-CC NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014-32 Notice is hereby given that US BANK AS CUST FOR CAZ CREEK FL, LLC holder of the following Certificate(s) has filed said Tax Certificate(s) for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Certificate Number and year of issuance, the description of property, and Name in which it is assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 2012/344 Alt Key No: 1085928 Date of Issuance: June 1, 2012 RE: 00078902003500086633 Description of Property: APT 35 CONTINENTAL INN CONDOMINIUM OF KEY COLONY BEACH OR601-153 OR607-852 OR652-458/59 OR762-152 OR909-748 OR1558-1599 OR1585-241R/S OR2272-2013D/C OR2302-1627/1628Q/C Name in which assessed: GEORGE HAROLD AND JOSEPHINE FAMILY TR DTD 1/7/02 All of said property being in the County of Monroe, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the Old Courthouse Steps (500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL) on the 1st day of October, 2014 at 9:00am. Dated this 28th day of July, 2014. AMY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Manuel R. Diaz, Deputy Clerk Published August 27, 2014 September 3, 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1228701-CC NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014-22 Notice is hereby given that RINSHED & SAGE HOLDING LLC WILLIAM D RINSHED OR WAYNE A SAGE holder of the following Certificate(s) has filed said Tax Certificate(s) for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Certificate Number and year of issuance, the description of property, and Name in which it is assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 2011 / 599 Alt Key No: 1116955 Date of Issuance: June 1, 2011 RE: 00100140-000000 Description of Property: 20 65 34 M65420-05 GRASSY KEY LOT 6 G50-405/406 OR186-180 OR385-589/590 Name in which assessed: GIOVANNIELLI JOSEPHINE C/O LENZI ANGELA All of said property being in the County of Monroe, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the Old Courthouse Steps (500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL) on the 1st day of October, 2014 at 9:00am. Dated this 11th day of August, 2014. AMY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Manuel R Diaz, Deputy Clerk Published August 27, 2014 September 3, 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 1228768-CC NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014-23 Notice is hereby given that USAMERIBANK REF RMC USAB LIFT LLC holder of the following Certificate(s) has filed said Tax Certificate(s) for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Certificate Number and year of issuance, the description of property, and Name in which it is assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 2011 / 1463 Alt Key No: 1343412 Date of Issuance: June 1, 2011 RE: 00271720-000000 Description of Property: BK 24 LT 24 EDEN PINES COLONY 3RD ADD BIG PINE KEY PB5-59 OR545-973 OR799-717 OR1117-120(VC) Name in which assessed: RICHARD MARVIN AND JOY A ll of said property being in the County of Monroe, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the Old Courthouse Steps (500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL) on the 1st day of October, 2014 at 9:00am. Dated this 11th day of August, 2014. A MY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Manuel R. Diaz, Deputy Clerk Published August 27, 2014 September 3, 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1228845-CC NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2014-24 Notice is hereby given that DAVID G MCHENRY holder of the following Certificate(s) has filed said Tax Certificate(s) for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Certificate Number and year of issuance, the description of property, and Name in which it is assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 2009 / 3833 Alt Key No: 1662526 Date of Issuance: May 31, 2009 RE: 00539010-000000 Description of Property: BK 4 LT 1 OCEAN ISLE EST PB5-14 KEY LARGO OR 558-1080 Name in which assessed: BAEZ OMAR, GARCIA OSCAR T/C All of said property being in the County of Monroe, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the Old Courthouse Steps (500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL) on the 1st day of October, 2014 at 9:00am. Dated this 20th day of August, 2014. AMY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Manuel R. Diaz, Deputy Clerk Published August 27, 2014 Septermber 3, 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 1264187 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 442008CA002029A001KW THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE HOLDERS CWALT 200406CB, Plaintiff, v. CAROL CROITORU; RIVKA CROITORU; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, A ND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; JOHN DOES AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order on Plaintiffs Motion to Reset Foreclosure Sale, dated August 8, 2014, entered in Civil Case No. 442008CA002029A001KW 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 23 day of September, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the front door of the Monroe County Courthouse, Lester Building, 530 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: UNIT 49, BLOCK 9, KEY WEST ESTATES, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED A S FOLLOWS: A PARCEL OF LAND IN BLOCK 9, ACCORDING TO KEY WEST FOUNDATION COS PLAT NO. 1, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1 PAGE 155 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PARCEL BEING DESCRIBED A S FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 12 OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 AND RUN THENCE EAST A ND PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 375.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 65 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 55 FEET TO THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9; THENCE WEST A LONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 37.50 FEET; THENCE NORTH AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 55 FEET; THENCE EAST A ND PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 37.50 FEET BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. 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 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, Florida, 33040, (305) 2923423, 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. Dated at KEY WEST, Florida this 2 day of September, 2014 Shonta McLeod A my Heavilin Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida Published September 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1265422 Notice of Public Sale Hitch King gives notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these items on September 26th 2014 at 9:00 am at 245 Overseas Highway 1 Big Coppitt Key, Fl. 33040. Pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes, Hitch King reserves the right to accept or reject any and or all bids. Boat: Seadoo Vin # CEC45233D202 Ford Taurus Vin # 1FAFP53U06A123291 Published September 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1265438 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2014-CP-060-M Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF JAMES W. PIERCE, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of James W. Pierce, deceased, whose date of death was on or about June 27, 2014, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-0367, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050. The estate is intestate. 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 the 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 September 10, 2014. Personal Representative: Jack L. Rackley P.O. Box 280171 Tampa, FL 33682 Attorney for Personal Representative: James J. Dorl, Esq., Attorney Florida Bar No. 618403 JAMES J. DORL, P.A. Suite 12 First Professional Centre 5701 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050 Telephone: (305) 743-6565 Facsimile: (305) 743-4143 E-Mail: jjdorl@yahoo.com Published September 10, 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1268456 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: ARNOLDS AUTO & MARINE REPAIR, INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 10/08/2014, 09:00 am at 5540 3RD AVE KEY WEST, FL 33040-6032, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ARNOLDS AUTO & MARINE REPAIR, INC. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1996 1FTCR14A9TTA27518 FORD 1997 1GTEC14W4VZ533800 GMC 2001 1FAFP53U21A188684 FORD 2001 2C3HC56G61H544032 CHRY 2009 LHJLC13J59B003234 BASH 2009 5F02T25A89C901404 CLMS 2011 L9NTEACV8B1002864 TAOI 2013 L5YACBPA9D1110785 ZHNG Published September 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter keysinfonetwww. .comFINDIT in print and online WOW LOOK !!! WOW LOOK !!!

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 5B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: Ad# 1268973 COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION /BID OPENING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS THAT the Monroe County School District will be receiving bids for the following: RFP 2014547 GERALD ADAMS SCHOOL SEWER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS BID OPENING -October 14, 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 September 13, 17, 20, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1276662 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 OCTOBER 10, 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. 1996 FORD VIN: 1FMDU34X0TUD00550 Published September 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1279440 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 10/08/2014 9:00:00 AM at 111 US Highway 1 #107 Key West, FL 33040 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All sales are as-is and final 1FTRX07LXYKB24814 2000 FORD F150 1J4GZ78Y9VC618988 1997 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LMTD/ORVIS 1B7HC16YXWS683416 1998 DODG RAM 1500 Published September 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1279506 Notice of public sale Wheatons Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 10/2/2014, 10:00 am at. 101500 OVERSEAS HWY, KEY LARGO, FL. 33037, pursuant to subsection713.78 of the Florida Statutes. WHEATONS TOWING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2005 CHEVROLET 2G1WW12E259112442 1997 HARLEY DAVIDSON 1HD1FDL10VY601687 2007 HONDA 5FNRL38487B457299 2008 FORD 1FMEU64E68UA32552 Published September 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1279067 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Gold Diggers of Key West located at 1221 Duval St. in the County of Monroe in the City of Key West, Florida 33040 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. GDKW, Inc. Published September 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 1279548 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Wheels On The Waves located at 81101 #2 Overseas Highway in the County of Monroe in the city of Islamorada, Florida 33036 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. James J. Carey Jr., Owner Published September 17, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter SAILFORHALFPRICE!!! Septemberislocalsmonth. CallingallMonroeCounty people.DangerChartersin KeyWestisoffering50%offall trips.Wehavesnorkeling, kayakingandsailingtripsand ourwonderfulnightlywine tastingsunsetsail.Comeand relaxonthewaterwithus.You deserveit.MusthavelocalID andcalldirecttomakea reservation.305-304-7999 www.dangercharters.comGoldendoodle Miniature pups, health cert., 1st shots, CKC registered. $2200. 239-560-6525 LOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? CALL US TO PLACE A FREE AD THE KEYNOTER 305-743-5551778BostwickDrFriday, Saturday,Sunday8am-3pm MM103Bayside. Movingsale everythingmustgo.Marine equipment,housewares, furniture,manytools.19th, 20th,and21st.MOVINGSALE InsideinAC;RainorShine 7am-3pm Sept.13,14,19,20 131RivieraDrivePRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578.FREE COCONUTS Marathon, you must cut down. 305-240-1742 UniqueCountryHome Peaceful,private5acremini ranchnearLiveOak,Fl. Comfortablewoodframe home.2BR,11/2Bath,with newappliances.Workshop, screenroom,barnandmuch more.Fencedandxfenced. Livethegoodlifewherethe wildthingsare.Deer,rabbits, turkeys,andendangered gophertortoises.Beautiful andnaturalsetting.$125,000 386-362-2039 debwhit@windstream.netPARK MODEL TRAILER in Marathon. Sleeps 4, on water. Handicapped acces., tiki bar.Lot rent $7750/yr; mobile home $45,000. 973-670-5416 or 414-217-8393 1.25acresRedlands Home Site,Considerpartialtradefor Contender/Seavee/ WhitewaterCCboats20052015,Yamaha,orDryDock/ DeededSlipKeysupto$150K value.orOWNERFINANCE, 33%down,5years,6-10% 305-246-3483 reefraiders@yahoo.com3 BR / 2 BA UPSTAIRS 1/1 Mother-in-law suite down. Key Largo 12 Orange Dr. Fenced yard. $2450 / mo. F/L/S. Call (305) 393-2271IslamoradaMM873/2 bayside largemaster bedroomandkitchen, homeownersparkwithpool, impactwindows.available October1st.$2,200305-3935533airparothd@aol.comMarathon 3/2 Waterfront, dockage. Furn, utils & WiFi incl. $2,900/mo. FLS.743-2031 manatee@manateehavens. com; manateehavens.com Smaller Home to share Marathon Private entry, furn, quiet, clean $700 month incl util. Daily Open House view 6pm to 8pm 240 92nd St 1/2duplexforrent recently remodeled1/2duplex.All appliances.108035thAve Gulf.ContactDianneat305743-7072forinformation.First/ Last/Security/$1,200305-7437072 cdkwahoo@bellsouth.netMARATHON WATERFRONT Furnished, 2br, 2 ba, dock, pool, W/D, month to month. $2400 + elect & deposit. 305-900-0113. Available now! MARATHON Bonefish Towers 12th floor. 1 BR/1.5 BA. Ocean & gulf view. Avail Dec March. $3,000 per mo or $2,500 per mo/3mo min. 732-233-5320Winterorweeklyrental NewlyrenovatedinBonefish YachtClub,2bed/2.5bath. Vacationrental,weeklyor monthly.Additionalinfoat www.vrbo.com/600297.615812-0640, lorenmet4@gmail.comRV LOTS FOR RENT in MARATHON Adult Park. 305-743-6519 Key Largo MM 106 Huge 2000sf 2/2 apt., dock, canal front w/Ocean view! Beautifully furn. Lrg BRs walk in closets balcony & cvrd prkg $2200 mo inc dock/SatTV. 305-304-7348MARATHON Small efficiency for 1 person. $790/month. Includes all utilities. Available now. 305-481-4301 MM 86, VEN. SHORES Beautiful waterfront home to share 1BR at $1,200 or private d/s apt $1,800. Avail monthly. 703-979-7000Wanttorentlongterm Iama retiredlady,photoanddesign, lookingforaffordableaptor maidsquarterorguesttype homeforrent,abottom apartmentunderavacation home.Willworkforreduced rent.Ihavefurnituresoitdoes notneedtobefurnished.Ilove tofishsoneartowaterwould beideal.Ihave2verysmall wellbehaved,traineddogs, yorkies.(eventhoughyorkies donotconsiderthemselves dogs)Icanalsodochoresfor reducedrent.Ilovechildren, pets,golf,swimmingandama mastergardener.Ican supervisecontractorsifneed be.Icankeepaplacelooking likeitbelongsinsouthern living.Iamquietandkeepto myselfmostofthetimesoI wouldnotbeaburden.Letme knowifyouhaveaspacethat youwouldliketomakesome moneyon.Ipromiseyouwould getaveryreliabletenantand watchfuleyeonthe surroundings.$0361-8166100 flstraycat2001@yahoo.comFOR LEASE: Marathon Freestanding Restaurant 2,000 SF on 1/2 Acre Lot IMA/Andrew: 305.661.0110 apearl@ima-re.com CLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE, MARATHON Call Freds Beds, 305-743-7277 HEART OF MARATHON Retail or Office.1000 sq ft. Next to Publix, the new Walgreens and marina. 561-743-3745 Office / storage 450 ft 300 Atlantic Dr. Key Largo (305) 522-6598 WOW LOOK !!! RAINBARRELARTISANVILLAGE Gallery&RetailSpaceforRentM.M.86.7305.992.0330 NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY

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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday, September 17, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551CARPENTER & PAINTERS w/tools & vehicle. Marathon & Lower Keys 731-8872 HelpWanted UpperKeys ConstructionCo.Lookingfor experienced/skilledForm CarpentersandLaborers. MUSThaveD.L.,toolsand reliableTransportation.Pay basedonexperience.Callfor appt.305-852-8953FISHING MATE / GROUNDSKEEPER F/T Position. $500 $600 wkly. Contact Richard (561) 329-1071 or email to: rgollel@yahoo.com LABORER NEEDED at Florida Fence Corp. Experience a plus, will train if no experience. Need valid DL. Good starting pay. Contact (305) 852-4324 or by email: floridafence@aol.com Attention to Luis. Marathon Garbage Service is seeking truck helpers. $9.50 per hour. Apply in person to 4290 Overseas Hwy, Marathon NEED RELIABLE appliance delivery & installation / service tech. trainee. Clean driving record a must! Call (305) 664-3662. Quality Tile & Stone Setter Drivers license a must. Must speak English. Marathon. 305-289-8331 Front Desk Reservations Associate F/P with management potential for Key Largo Dive Resort, clean cut, non smoker, some nights and weekends send resume to: amyamoray@aol.com.HOUSEKEEPERS for small family resort in Marathon 15-30 hrs per wk. Must be able to work weekends. Bilingual a plus. Call Renee at 305-433-1255 for more info.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, DISHWASHER & COOK NEEDED Apply in person BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, Marathon Servers with experience Now hiring, part & full time. Apply in person to: KEY COLONY INN 700 W. Ocean Drive, KCB. Experienced HVACR Tech F/T. Pay according to experience, benefits. Call Artic-Temp, Marathon, 305-743-5288 Experiencedplumber Apply inpersonat107005thAve Gulf.Musthavecleandrivers license.Drugfreeworkplace. 305-743-7072 eerp@bellsouth.netP/T Maintenance Person, EXPERIENCED, for condos in Key Colony Beach. Please apply to 1121 W. Ocean Dr, Key Colony Beach, 33051; or admin@marathonresort.com1990 18 HEWES Bonefisher 2000 115hp Yamaha 4 stroke less than 500 hrs, w/trailer. $10,000 OBO. 561-504-5984 29DieselPhoenix 1978 PhoenixSFTMD40s.Needs Cosmetics,Mechanically sound. Tonsofspareparts.Mustsell. Moving$11,000305-451-0200 keysmdrw@bellsouth.netCarolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Fox, Bennington pontoons & Blue Wave. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 LIVEABOARD31Hatteras CocoPlumMarina,Marathon. Sliprent575/month.Sleeps6, heat/air,kitchenette,bath. Fightingchair,outriggers, enclosedflybridgewith weatherradar,autopilot, digitalnavigation.Boathasnot beenoperatedfor5years,itis believedthatwithservicingitis fullyfunctional.Ithas2-454 crusaderengines,generator. Movingneedtosell.$10,900 OBO 386-451-7300 susanr@fourstarhomes.com 250HPYamahaOutboards Pairof2001250HPOX66with 850hrs.Excellentrunning, wellmaintainedand compressionchecked. Completewithrigging,gauges (includingfuelmanagement), andpairof6gallonremoteoil tanks.$10,000727-463-3164 jaqmd@mac.comBoat slip for rent $200/mo. Up to 30. Can accommodate up to 40 catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric incl. MM 99. (305) 942-3055Live Aboard Dock For Rent. Marathon Call 305-743-6519 Marathon Dock Rental 43 Private home,Boot Key Harbor. 24 hr access. Incl water & elec. Avail now. $250-$300/mo. No liveaboards. 561-312-3263 1 DAVE BUYS PERMITS So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 All types of permits for sale! Rock Shrimp, King Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef & pelagic, Commercial Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Snapper IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.comDOCK BUILDERS MANDATORYCANAL TURBIDITYBARRIER100FT LONG$150305-619-0305 pellabu@comcast.netAAA AUTO/AUTOS WANTED ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. Cars-Vans-Trucks Running or not. Cash. 305-332-0483 PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540 keys infonet.com All classified ads posted online at:keys Infonet.com WOW LOOK !!! JointheMiamiHeraldteam! DISTRICT SALESMANAGERTheMiamiHeraldislookingforaqualiedindividualtojoin theirnewspaperdistributionteamintheLowerKeys/Key Westarea.Youwilloverseeagroupofourcontractedcarriers thatdeliverourproductsintheearlymorninghours,from 4amto8am. Youmusthaveacleandrivingrecord,areliablevehicle, befamiliarwithMicrosoftOceprogramsandhaveprior managementexperience.Salarycommensuratewithability andexperience,healthinsuranceandotherbenetsare available. Pleasesendyourresumetoctownshend@miamiherald.com MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 ABASSPROSHOPSAFFILIATEWEAREACCEPTINGAPPLICATIONSFOR: WholesaleTeamLeaderSendresumetojcfernandez@basspro.comNOPHONECALLSPLEASEEqualOpportunityEmployer-DrugFreeWorkplace Musthaveknowledgeoffishprocessing,cuttingandordering. Supervisesfishcutters,processingandpurchase/deliveryof fishorders.Mustbeabletoworkholidays/weekendsas needed.Fulltimepositionandisavailableimmediatelywith benefits.Weconductdrugandcriminalbackgroundchecks. ImmediateopeningforaHVACServiceTechnicianGreatPay-PaidHolidays-PaidVacation SickPay-MedicalInsuranceApplyinpersonorfaxresume 171HoodAve,MM91.5,Tavernier Phone-305-852-2960 Fax305-852-0656 Darlenes Cleaning ServiceCommercial and Residential 305 395 8066 Licensed & Insured Residential home/Rentals *** 7 days per week *** REASONABLE RATES Call (786) 908-6957 ARTIC TEMP A/C Res & Comml, Marine, Sales, Repair, Refrig, Ice Mach. Lic# Cac 053827, 743-5288 Ernest E. Rhodes Plumbng L ic# CFC1427241 10700 5th Ave, Gulf, Marathon 743-7072 KELLY ELECTRIC -Serving the Middle Keys since 1980! Fair prices, dependable! Lic# EC25 743-6098 Windswept A/C & Appliances "Shut your windows, shut your doors, you aint gonna be hot no more!" Lic CAC056989 Call (305) 289-1748 Lic # CAC056989 289-1748COSTCO HEARING AID CENTER offers free hearing tests, outstanding patient service and low prices on premium quality hearing aids. Please call 305-964-4251 to set your appointment. A National Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist is on staff. KITCHEN KORNER Real wood cabinets at particle board prices! Freds Beds, 743-7277, Marathon PEST CONTROL Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. TIKI HUTS NEW & REPAIR 305-664-0009 www.tikihutsusa.com Lic# CYC000002 FlKeysMobileNotary We offermobilenotaryservices fromHomesteadtoMarathon. Weddings,mortgages,living wills/trusts, acknowledgements,and anythingelse!Creditcards accepted.305-998-8400 LZulu@me.com All ads online at:keysInfonet.com All ads posted online at:keys Infonet.com WOW LOOK !!! service directorywere at your servicecall us: 743-5551 | ads@keynoter.com YOU HAVE IT.Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in our classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or ads@keynoter.com