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Friday, July 20, 2012 Vol. XX, Issue 29 Wherever you are, read The Pelican @ pompanopelican.com Send news to siren2415@gmail.com Pompano Beach Deer eld Beach Lighthouse Point Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Wilton Manors Oakland Park Hillsboro Beach The Galt Palm Aire The Pelican Pelican 130 days left in 2012 Hurricane season By Judy WilsonPELICAN STAFFDeer eld Beach Bob Freund took an idea he had to protect his own reputation and turned it into a business that provides homeowners a measure of security should a hurricane, or other disaster, strike. Freund catalogues the contents of homes by taking photographs, detailing whats being shown and the cost. He puts all that information in a book and on a DVD and then stores a copy in a safe, off-site location. It Recover the worth of possessions lost in a hurricane by making a photo inventory before the big blow Green leads campaign fundraising effortsBy Michael dOliveiraPELICAN STAFFWilton Manors In the race to win one of the two commission seats up for grabs Nov. 6, Vice Mayor Tom Green has raised $6,000 more than twice the amount raised by his opponents combined. I just started early. It just shows I want to be reelected and usually it takes money, said Green, who received his rst contribution in March. Its going to be a tough, interesting race. I want to be prepared. Greens efforts include a $1,000 contribution to himself, the most contributed by a candidate to his or her campaign. Green also leads in spending with $1,360. Sal Torre came Location of beach bathroom decidedBy Judy VikPELICAN STAFF Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Town commissioners selected an area between Anglins Fishing Pier parking lot and the Oriana condominium as their preferred site for a public restroom. The town manager has included $200,000 in the new scal budget for construction. Other sites being considered include the property south of the pier parking lot, El Prado Park and the El Mar parking lot. At El Mar, three parking spaces See CAMPAIGN on page 12 See HURRICANE on page 26 See BATHROOM on page 13 OP budget calls for hike in millage, re feeBy Judy VikPELICAN STAFF Oakland Park Property taxes and the re assessment fee will increase in 2013 if commissioners approve the city managers recommended budget. City Manager John Stunsons recommended budget for all funds is $90.5 million, an increase from this years $87.1 million. The proposed general fund budget is $43.7 million and requires a hike in the millage rate from 6.0138 to 6.4315, or another $17 a year in property taxes. For the median homesteaded residence with a value of $85,500 and a $50,000 homestead exemption, this translates to $228 in property taxes. Stunson also recommends raising See BUDGET on page 7 Bob Freunds photography is a way to catalogue contents of a home, of ce or any place that contains critical inventory that would require replacement after a hurricane or other disaster. Scuba divers swim for the reef off the beach in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. Lobster hunting, a favorite past time of many divers, will take center stage here during BugFest, July 24 through 28. See story on page 2. [Photos courtesy of donna harland]

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2 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 By Judy VikPELICAN STAFFLauderdale-By-TheSea -The town is sponsoring BugFest-By-The-Sea Tuesday, July 24 through Saturday, July 28, an event designed to market the town as a diving destination. The event falls during the lobster, also known as bug, miniseason. With a reef just 100 yards off its beach, LBTS is known as the Shore Dive Capital of South Florida, said Steve dOliveira, town spokeperson. Were trying to live up to that reputation to be diver friendly. This is a rst-time event, and were hoping for a good turnout. Events get under way at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Datura Avenue beach portal with a BugFest is ve days of seaside fun in Lauderdale-By-The Sea Photos by donna harland See BUGFEST on page 27

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The Pelican 3 Friday, July 20, 2012 By Michael dOliveiraPELICAN STAFFPompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency of cials want you to Like them. The Community Redevelopment Agency, or CRA, is contracting with RealTime, an internet marketing rm, to increase Pompanos social networking footprint. Sharon McCormick, CRA marketing director, said the goal is to expose Pompano turns to social networking to help local businessesmore potential customers to Pompanos businesses and restaurants through the use of social and digital media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Terra Spero, co-founder and CEO of RealTime, said social media isnt the end-all, be-all of marketing but is an important part of reaching the public. This is just one component of it. You have to have a full media plan, she said. Social media is an ampli cation of the other forms of media. McCormick said that ampli cation is what the CRA is looking to tap into to promote the citys merchants. And along with spreading the word about Pompano, McCormick said the CRA will be encouraging businesses to offer deals and promotional items publicized through social media as a way to attract more customers. A lot of small businesses just dont have the money to hire a company to market them, said Spero. Were driving awareness for local brands. One local brand already doing its own social networking to sell its CDs, vinyl records and other old school music wares is The Record Rack, located in Harbor Village Shoppes. Ritchie Siegrist, owner of The Record Rack, said Facebook helps drive customers to his door, especially those looking something speci c. You have to be a fool to not use social networking, he said. In its quest to get businesses like The Record Rack more exposure, the CRA is looking to mimic the success Delray Beachs Downtown Authority, or DDA, has had with its social networking efforts; RealTime was also hired by DDA to increase its social networking efforts. The CRA is funding the endeavor at a cost of $1,400 a month for six months, money that was originally slated for East Village Uncorked, See NETWORKING on page 18

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4 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 By Judy WilsonPELICAN STAFFPompano Beach Ten years and $2.3 million later, the Sample McDougald House is being readied for the public. The family home of a pioneering family, the twostory plantation-style home has been fully restored. The city has issued the certi cate of occupancy and according to Executive Director Dan Hobby, Were now on the shakedown cruise. Sometime in August, we should have come up with set hours of operation. In the next few weeks, docents and other volunteers will be trained to conduct tours and perform other duties Hobby said. He is meeting with parks and recreation staff now to determine the hours of operation because the house is in a city park. Some social events such Sample-McDougald House to open soon for tours and special eventsas weddings and a graduation party have already occurred there. Lee and Olga Waldo have been retained to market the house for special events through their new company, WT Consultants. Lee has been a longtime, active supporter, Hobby said. She speaks as someone who truly appreciates the house. The restoration of the Sample-McDougald House took 10 years largely due to damage it sustained in Hurricane Wilma ve years See SAMPLE on page 21 With the Sample McDougald Houses Shakedown cruise almost over, the historic Pompano house will soon be open for regular visits by the public.

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The Pelican 5 Friday, July 20, 2012 SightingsA community calendar of Broward County. Email events to siren2415@gmail. comTell The Pelican about your news! 954-783-8700 By Anne SirenPELICAN STAFFPompano Beach It is the contention that some rental properties here are promulgating blight in the city. This month, commissioners took another step to improve the situation by introducing an ordinance that would require replacing gravel drives with concrete at any home that is being rented. According to City Manager Dennis Beach, single and two-family residential properties are being used for short-term rental housing. Neighbors of these properties are complaining about illegally parked cars, substandard conditions and the inability to contact the property owners. The proposed ordinance would make it mandatory to replace gravel drives with concrete as soon as a home is rented out. It also requires Gravel driveways at rental homes may become a thing of the past as city begins war on blight and slumabsentee homeowners who rent to leave the name of a contact person with code of cials. The new law if passed on a nal vote, will not impact owner-occupied homes with gravel drives. In his report to the commission, Zoning Director Robin Bird wrote, A result of a poorly maintained gravel driveway includes spillage into the right-of way and neighboring properties which can create a safety hazard and a blighting in uence on neighboring properties. Bird explained that homes with numerous renters sharing space bring with them numerous cars. In some cases, the gravel driveways are expanded. He added that in other cases, the cars end up being parked on the lawns. By requiring solid surfaces for rental properties, that issue would be resolved. In the past, homeowners have fought the removal of their gravel drives. Many of the rentals are owned by absentee owners, which prompted Bird to request that those owners designate a local contact to make sure code violations are repaired in a timely manner and provide the city with contact information. There was no public opposition to the new law, but Commissioner Rex Hardin asked if a local contact might add a hardship to the owner. People either dont take care of their properties or they do. The only thing to make it happen is to put some teeth in the law. Post a notice on the property [with a code violation] and in seven days it has to be xed, Hardin said. Bird countered saying that the problem is too large. We need more tools in our toolbox. We want compliance. Mayor Lamar Fisher agreed, adding that there have been continuous complaints of ve to 10 people living in one home. I see the point. Our goal is to clean up the slum and blight. The ordinance will require a nal reading to become a local law. 7-20 Grand opening of Art Gallery 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Womans Club of Wilton Manors, 600 NE 21 Court. 954-390-2100. 7-20 Beach Sounds Concert Series featuring William Penn House and the Motowners at 7 p.m. at the main beach parking lot, located at the southeast corner of 1 Street and South Ocean Way, Deer eld Beach. Bring beach chairs and towels. Event is free. 954-480-4429. 7-20 Sol Children Theatre Troupe presents See SIGHTINGS on page 16

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6 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 Deer eld Beach, Pompano Beach, Lighthouse Point, LauderdaleBy-The-Sea, Wilton Manors and Oakland ParkWilton Manors Oakland Park Hillsboro Beach The Pompano Pelican is published weekly on FridaysStreet Address: 1500-A E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060 Telephone: 954-783-8700 Fax: 954-783-0093Letters to the Editor are encouraged and accepted for print if signed, although a writers name will be withheld on request; letters must also include a daytime telephone number. Advertising rates are available upon request. Subscription rate is $31.80 including tax for one years delivery in Greater Pompano Beach; $95.40/per year including tax for others in the United States; call 954-783-8700 for rates abroad. The Pelican is a nonpartisan newspaper and reserves the right to decline advertising. Copyright 2012. Reproduction of this publication in whole or in part is prohibited without written permission of the publisher. The Pelican is a member of the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce, Deer eld Beach Chamber and the LBTS Chamber. The Pelican is a state certi ed woman-owned minority business. The Pelican is delivered to businesses, libraries, schools, of ces, hospitals, news racks and single family homes. All advertising and copy is published at the sole discretion of the publisher. We welcome your critiques and ideas concerning this publication. Anne Siren, publisherExecutive Assistant: Mary Hudson Graphics: Rachel Ramirez Windsheimer Bookkeeper: John White Classi eds: Fran Shelby Contributing Writers: Phyllis J. Neuberger, Judy Wilson, Malcolm McClintock, Judy Vik, Michael dOliveira Account Executives: Paul Shroads, Carolyn Mann, Bill Heaton, Bill Fox Special Of ce Assistant: Cathy Siren ESTABLISHED 1993 Volume XX, Issue 29 Founding Editor and PublisherAnne Hanby Siren Take Opal home The League Encourages All Voters to Be Ready for November 63 Ways to Cast Your Ballot: Vote on Your Schedule Remember: Election Day is the Last Day to VoteBy Charley WilliamsVOTER SERVICE CHAIR, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF FLORIDAThis years November 6 General Election will present one of the longest ballots in Floridas recent election history. In addition to the Presidential elections, statewide and local races, there are 11 constitutional amendments on the ballot for every voters consideration. The League special website makes voting EASY. No last minute surprises Visit www.BeReadyToVote.org. For Spanish, go to www.vamosavotar.org Need help registering or nding your poll location? Prefer to vote early and want to know where? Need info on Supreme Court justices and state candidates? Need help understanding what the ballot amendments really mean? There are three ways to vote in Florida: Early, By MAIL, and the last chance is on Election Day.Rush on Election DayAvoid long lines, by using the mail-in ballot. If you have not received your requested mail in/absentee ballot, call your local Supervisor of Elections and request it. This can be done over the phone by any registered voter. Once you have lled out your mail-in ballot, insert it in the return mail envelope and be sure to sign the back of the envelope. Apply appropriate postage. In most counties, you can drop off your ballot with elections staff at any early voting location. (NOTE: you cannot drop off your ballot at a voting precinct on Election Day).What you need to know Before you vote, be sure you:Update your address: Have you moved? Did you let your local Supervisor know? You can make your address change over the phone. Contact your Supervisors of ce and give them your new residential address. Dont be surprised on Election Day because you forgot to update your address. Update your name: Have you married, divorced or changed your name since you last registered to vote? One call to your Supervisor is all it takes to update. The professional staff who answer the phone will tell you what to do. Update your signature: Has your signature changed over the years? Make sure your voter status is current and up-to-date. The staff at any Supervisors of ce can walk you through the necessary steps to update your signature.About the League of Women Voters of Florida:The League is strictly nonpartisan and never endorses a candidate or a political party. The League has been active in Florida for more than 72 years. More about the League of Women Voters, which welcomes both men and women, is available at www.TheFloridaVoter.orgDates to remember2012 General Election Date: November 6, 2012 General Election Registration Deadline: October 9Appearance of nepotism should be avoided at all costTo set the record straight, at least according to Parks and Recreation Director Walt Bratton, neither Thomas nor Elizabeth Noland got special treatment in May when they tried out for part time lifeguard positions with the Deer eld Beach Ocean Rescue. There were four willcall spots open in that division. Will-call employees are called in if there is a scheduling con ict that cannot be covered by a full time or part-time lifeguard. The pay is $14.36 an hour. Thirty-six applications were received indicating perhaps that a lot of lifeguards are out of work. At the last city commission meeting, during public remarks, a resident suggested that the Nolands got preferential treatment by being interviewed for the position apart from the other candidates. Her rambling discourse, which got her ejected from the meeting, suggested nepotism that Mayor Peggy Noland, in some way, had used her position where her kids were concerned. The mayor angrily refuted the suggestion saying that both her children are gainfully employed and that the money involved was nominal. Bratton also said that the Nolands were not given special treatment; another applicant was tested at the same time. The city, he said, does not give preferential treatment to any applicant. Both of the young Nolands grew up in this citys lifeguard-training programs. Thomas, a Deer eld Beach Fire ghter/Paramedic, competes in national lifeguard competitions. Elizabeth went to LSU on a swimming scholarship. It is likely with their familiarity with the Ocean Rescue Department, with local beach conditions, and with their experience and training, that they were the most quali ed of all the candidates. And an argument could be made that they should not be penalized because their mom is the mayor. But that doesnt mean much when it comes to politics. The essence of the matter is that these young adults are talented enough to work anywhere. And they could probably get along okay without this part time job. In the spirit of leaning over backward not to create a perception of bias, they should lay low in Deer eld Beach. Other political families face this onus. Some carry it off well; others dont, to the delight of headline writers. To further clear the hiring matter up, the four positions were never lled because the city manager asked Bratton to review his departments needs in light of budget preparations for the new scal year. But what appears to be an innocent attempt by the young Nolands to make some extra money, turned into an embarrassing incident for their mom, the mayor, that was televised for all to see. Its time to wise up, kids. Opal is a two-yearold female cat that was rescued from Animal Control. Opal had a litter of kittens that have all been adopted but no one has come forward to adopt her yet. To adopt Opal, visit the Florida Humane Society, 3870 N. Powerline Road, Pompano Beach, or call 954 974 6152. [Photo courtesy of Debra Todd]

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The Pelican 7 Friday, July 20, 2012 the re fee by $29. The increases would add $1.5 million to the general revenue fund. These actions are recommended to address a general fund structural imbalance where expenditures have signi cantly exceeded revenues for the past couple years, Stunson wrote in a report to commissioners. Because that is not nancially sustainable, the commission could either consider the additional revenue recommended by staff or, alternatively, further signi cantly downsize the organization with a corresponding reduction in programs and services to begin to bring expenditures in line with revenue. The proposed budget also includes using $3 million of fund balance for one-time expenditures. The proposed budget calls for reinstatement of merit pay increases [1 to 1.5 percent] with a $110,000 impact in all funds. This follows four consecutive years of salary freezes for contract [senior management] employees and three consecutive years of pay freezes for all other employees. Its time to start thawing the freeze, Stunson said. Salaries in the city managers of ce re ect a 5 percent decrease in the city managers contracted compensation. Stunson volunteered to take 13 days of unpaid furlough days in 2013, just as he did in 2012. No reduction in staf ng levels is recommended given steps taken over the past ve years in eliminating 81 positions. The addition of an engineering inspector, required to support major renovation of water and sewer systems, is recommended. Other additions proposed are for a sergeant and motorcycle deputy for the Broward Sheriffs Of ce. Any savings achieved have been offset by increased pension and health insurance costs, Stunson said. The proposed budget anticipates an estimated 6 percent increase in employee health costs, 10.2 percent increase in the citys contribution to the police and re pensionpPlan and a $2.7 million GEPP [General Employees Pension Plan] contribution, about $800,000 more than anticipated. The GEPP was frozen at the end of FY11. The State Division of Retirement has directed the city to increase its FY12 contribution by $2.1 million. This unanticipated additional expense will be funded through fund balance usage. This accounts for about two-thirds of the total increase in the general fund. We recommend you use fund balance to some extent but increase revenues through a tax increase, Stunson said. The current trend [of using reserves] is not sustainable in the long run. The commission meets Aug. 1 to adopt a preliminary millage rate and assessments for solid waste, stormwater and re fees. In discussion of the proposed budget, Commissioner Suzanne Boisvenue suggested taking a look at employees with $360 monthly car allowances and free take home cars. She favored adding the BSO positions and not cutting any re ghter/paramedic positions. Commissioner Jed Shank did not support any further use of reserves, now down to $10 million with these proposals. He also did not want a tax increase and suggested not adding the BSO personnel, holding off on purchase of a re truck and not replacing light poles on Dixie Highway. These are dif cult times for every city, Commissioner Shari McCartney said. I dont think people object to paying taxes, but they want value and services. Commissioner John Adornato said, Its critical that the city get its marketing out there that were open for business and have a culinary design theme, supporting the budget for the Community Redevelopment Agency. He said he is concerned about crime statistics but still doesnt think this is the time to add more of cers. Mayor Anne Sallee said she gets the sense in the community and in the state that things are starting to level off economically. She supports adding the BSO of cers, since the city has had a number of unfortunate accidents. I think we will end up with a small tax increase, Sallee said. Capital Improvement Program Commissioners did approve a ve-year, $43.95 million Capital Improvement BudgetContinued from page 1Program. The $17.9 million CIP plan for FY13 includes $11 million in improvements to water and sewer systems, $2.9 million in street improvements, $3.5 million in stormwater improvements and $420,000 for parks and facilities improvements. To fund these expenditures, the budget appropriates $1.2 million from the general fund, $800,000 from grants, $1.3 million from the County Redevelopment Capital Program and $10.5 million from proceeds of the 2012 sale of water-sewer bonds. The CIP emphasis continues to be on improvements to the citys aged and undersized water and sewer lines. Other areas of focus include continued efforts to reduce ooding and continued investment in CRA properties.

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8 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 Business matters The Pelican takes a look at local business owners. You can tell your story here because business matters. 954-783-8700. Briefs Gay Mens Chorus of South Florida holds auditionsFort LauderdaleJust back from a highly successful performance at the international GALA, or Gay and Lesbian Association of Choruses, festival in Denver, the Gay Mens Chorus of South Florida is holding auditions for new members Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. and Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Sunshine Cathedral, 1480 SW 9 Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Call 901-2407967.By Phyllis J. NeubergerPELICAN STAFFLee Ann Lin is the owner of Formosa Massage Therapy located at 635 Federal Hwy. in Pompano Beach. Born and raised in Taiwan, her Chinese name is Yen Ting Lin. She came to America ve years ago, bringing with her 15 years of experience in Tui Na, an Asian massage technique based on acupoint, or acupressure, which she explains means pressing the strategic points in the body that relieve pain and stress, often solving physical problems suffered by clients. She is anxious to point out that she was trained in California and is licensed as a massage therapist in Florida as well as California. My license is national and I have also learned the techniques of Deep tissue, Swedish, Aroma Therapy and Hot Stone massages. Having been trained in all of these other massages, I combine my Tui Na techniques with the best of the others to the bene t of my clients. She continued, Most of my clients have come in with speci c complaints such as headaches, shoulder pain, low back pain, leg, hip and knee pain. I relax the body rst and then focus on the area that is the source of the pain. With a trace of pride, she adds, I have been able to relieve many people of painful problems that have persisted despite previous treatments elsewhere. Over a cup of Chinese herbal tea, Lin talked to The Pelican about her background and aspirations. I am also studying TCM, or Traditional Chinese Medicine. I have attended two years in California and one year here at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale where I am currently a student. I have two more years before I graduate and become a practitioner. This massage clinic, opened just a year ago, is her rst business in the United States. Most of her patrons are referred to her by other satis ed patrons. First time visitors will step into an intimate reception area with a small table enhanced by a vase of Formosa Massage Therapy offers traditional Asian massage to relieve pain and stressDelray Beach On Aug. 11 and 12, American Legion Post 65 will honor those who fought in the Civil War with a live re-enactment of the times in 1865. Men and women taking part in this will provide a historical perspective of what life was like in the Civil War camps during that year. The uniforms, weapons, and utensils are authentic. Members will perform roles of soldiers of both the Union and the Confederacy. They will answer questions addressed to them as though they are living in 1865. Civil War re-enactors will setup their tents and campsite at the American Legion property 263 NE 5 Ave. Many of the 38 people for the event are Veterans themselves who enjoy talking to the kids and showing them what it was like to live over 150 years ago. Call 561-330-6905.Civil War comes to life in Delray fresh owers and two chairs, set up to invite a client chat. Lin offers a cup of herbal tea or water and a sweet as the client describes any speci c area of tension or pain. Her massage is available for 30 minutes, one hour, or 90 minutes. I base it on whatever is needed, she says. The quality of my kind of massage is very reasonably priced Though petite, Lee Ann Lin is a physically strong masseuse who is shown here, holding on to ceiling bars as she walks out one clients back pain and stress. The client experiences a revived ease of movement. [Photos by Phyllis J. Neuberger]because I am just building my client base and getting acquainted in Pompano Beach. I am available by appointment during the week and all weekend. I do make house calls. How does she relieve her own tensions and aches? The people in my school take care of me, she says. Call 954-781-8264.

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The Pelican 9 Friday, July 20, 2012 By Phyllis J. NeubergerPELICAN STAFFOne of the Harbor Village stores open and eager for business is G-Cutz Barber Shop and Stylist. Even the massive construction going on right in front of this shop at 2655 E. Atlantic Boulevard, has not deterred its owner, George Spain, from building a business success. The Pelican walked into his shop as he was styling Ed Smiths hair. Smith said, Im a regular because I like Georges work. Im here every four to six weeks. He was photographed with a contemporary cut. Shortly after the picture was taken, Smith ran his ngers through his hair and presto, he had an eye-popping spiked haircut. Spain bought the existing barber shop just one year ago, but hes been a hair stylist for 17 years, ever since he graduated from the Dudley Cosmetology University in Kernersville, North Carolina. He says, Im a Boca Raton At Pompano Beachs G-Cutz Barber Shop, George Spain promises not just a great cut, but also a great experiencenative who left only to be trained in North Carolina. I had my own shop in Boca until I switched careers for a brief period. Then I returned to my rst love and worked for Supercuts for eight years until I bought this shop. In 2002, I won the Supercut State Competition in Orlando for my cutting and styling. Even though the air is on in his shop, he keeps the front door open so that people will realize hes open for business despite the construction. Were already improved, he says. Were now a two-way street with plenty of parking. Theres going to be an overhang, side walk cafes and At G-Cutz, owner George Spain gives Ed Smith a traditional hair cut. Later Smith ran his ngers through his hair and created the popular spiked look [Photo by Phyllis J. Neuberger].See G-CUTZ on page 11

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The Pelican 11 Friday, July 20, 2012 many attractions to entice the public to come, walk around and enjoy the ambiance of Harbor Village. But Spains busy now marketing his skills to women and men. I have Andria to assist me and Im looking for George often visits Marge Carson and her son, Bill. George is the familys hair stylist and that includes me, Bill and Bills wife. Were delighted to have him as a tenant, Marge says. The Carsons are the owners of Harbor Village Cleaners, a landmark business that will soon celebrate its 45th year in the same location.G-CutzContinued from page 11another stylist, he explains. However I am very talented and professional with perms, color and highlights and styling for women having had years of experience satisfying clients of all ages. Word of my skills is reaching more and more folks. Several of the neighboring businesses have become regular customers. It takes time, but I have both time and patience. For his male customers, he offers traditional to contemporary styling including spiking, tapered, fades, at tops and even Mohawks for the teens and early 20s. He describes himself as very affordable and currently he even runs specials to keep busy on slower days. Surprisingly, Monday is his busiest day. I guess people want to shape up for a busy business or social week, he speculates. Marge Carson, owner of Harbor Village Cleaners, a landmark store, is Georges customer and landlord. After a warm greeting, she said, George cuts my hair every month and my daughter tells me its the best cut Ive ever had. My husband and I opened our business here 45 years ago this August. My customers are so loyal they have made it in here, no matter whats happening in front. But now all of us are better than ever. Were more visible as a 2-way street. My husband is gone, but our son Bill has been with me in the business for 23 years. George cuts Bills beautiful white hair every two weeks. Bill shrugs and adds, My wife also gets her hair done by George. Open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments are suggested. Walk-ins are welcome. Call 954-782-5939.

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12 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 City-wide yard saleOakland Park The City of Oakland Park plans a citywide yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at Jaco Pastorius Park, 4000 N. Dixie Highway. Charge for space is $20 for one space for Oakland Park residents and $15 for each additional space. Charge for nonresidents is $40 for one space and $20 for each additional space. Call 954-630-4500 for more information. in second in fundraising with $1,600, including a $200 loan to himself. So far, Torre has spent $144. Im looking to forward some campaign functions to raise some more money, said Torre. Asked about the $25 he donated to opponent, Green, in March, Torre said, It was before I decided to put my name in the race. He led to run on June 9. Kimber White has $380 raised through loans to himself and has spent $340. White said donors have promised him about $2,000 but said the bulk of his total campaign funding would come from his own pocket. Commissioner Julie Carson has raised a total of $300 through loans to herself and has spent $223. Carson said she has had some contributions come in since her report was led but says she wont be engaging in any extensive campaign fundraising until the August primaries are over. With an eye towards the election process, on July 10 the current city commission voted to set up a mechanism that deals with the possibility that voters might be left with more seats than candidates. Under the new ordinance, required by a new state law, the supervisor of elections may re-open the ling period if a candidate leaves the race and there are not enough candidates left running to ll the seat. If the supervisor determines not enough time exists to reopen, the unopposed candidate wins his or her seat. If any seats are left un lled, the city commission must appoint a commissioner within 60 days after the election to serve until the next election. If commissioners fail to appoint someone, a special election will be held. Torre will hold his rst campaign event on July 29 from 3 to 5 p.m. at 600 Kensington Place, Wilton Manors. The next campaign nance reports are due on July 26. To view the full reports online, visit www.wiltonmanors. com and click on Municipal Elections. Reports can also be viewed at the city clerks of ce at city hall, 2020 Wilton Drive.CampaignContinued from page 1Auction for Salvation ArmyFort Lauderdale The Salvation Army will hold a silent auction on July 23 through July 28 at its Family Store, 1791 Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. There will be approximately 50 pieces of ne art on display starting July 23. Most selections are signed and numbered and will include oils, pen and ink lithographs. The highest bidders will be noti ed by phone on July 30. For more information, call 954-524-6991.Property Appraisers Of ce outreach meetingPompano Beach The Broward County Property Appraisers Of ce will hold a community outreach meeting at Pompano Beach City Hall, 100 W. Atlantic Blvd., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Property Appraiser staff members will assist area residents with homestead, senior and other property tax issues and questions in State Rep. Clarke-Reeds of ce; room 275 on the second oor of city hall. Call 954-357-5579.

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The Pelican 13 Friday, July 20, 2012 would have to be eliminated so it was not recommended. Commissioners Mark Brown and Chris Vincent said their preference would be El Prado Park, where the town has been sponsoring events. Space is available, and Brown said a facility could be designed to go with existing gazebos. Commissioner Stuart Dodd liked the original idea of a portable facility, so demand could be monitored. Vice Mayor Scot Sasser asked Chief Oscar Llerena of the Broward Sheriffs Of ce if he had a preference -the alleyway vs. El Prado Park --as far as policing. Llerena said either one is easy for law enforcement to access. We intend to be [on top of it], he answered. Mayor Roseann Minnet said the town needs bathrooms in both places. I dont agree the burden should be placed on restaurants. To ask them to take care of beachgoers is a major burden, she said. While El Prado Park would be the easiest location logistically, Minnet said the site near Oriana would be her rst choice. Sasser agreed with her, noting that the most people are at the beach there. Vincent said the business people he had talked to dont seem to mind accommodating beachgoers. It doesnt make sense to be planning events at El Prado with no bathrooms. Commissioners unanimously agreed to start with one restroom near the pier parking lot and monitor how it is received. Costs are estimated at $150,000 for one prefabricated facility. We want something custom-designed, Town Manager Connie Hoffmann noted. At the Oriana, we need to move a power pole to keep it from someones living room view. Staff research indicated prefab facilities can be installed in ve working days, provided the town has prepared the site with a building pad and utilities. Some companies can BathroomContinued from page 1 adapt pre-fab units to the architectural style desired. Surprisingly, prefab units are not generally cheaper than building a restroom on site, Cole reported to commissioners. So a facility speci cally designed for the site we select could be built for about the same cost. Exact costs cant be determined until the site, architect and oor plan are selected, he said. Jacobs to speak at Democratic clubPompano Beach Kristin Jacobs, candidate for Floridas Congressional District 22 will speak to members and guests of the North Broward Democratic Club, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6 St. Club members will be selling t-shirts to support local Democratic candidates.

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16 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 Now Online www.pompanopelican.com Charlottes Web the Musical. On Fridays and Saturdays the musical is at 7 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Performances run through Aug. 5 but no performance on Aug. 3. Tickets are $15/$10 for 11 years old and older and $12/$8 for 11 years old and younger. 561-447-8829. 7-21 U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary offers a boating safety class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Imperial Point Medical Center, 6401 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. Cost is $50. Lunch and materials provided. 954-942-8108. 7-23 Deer eld Beach Vice Mayor Bill Ganz will be at the Dist. 4 meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. at Constitution Park Community Center, 2841 W Hillsboro Blvd. 954480-4263. 7-24 Wilton Manors City Commission meeting at 7 p.m. at city hall, 2020 Wilton Drive. 7-24 Pompano Beach City Commission meeting at 7 p.m. at city hall, 100 W. Atlantic Blvd. 7-24 Lighthouse Point City Commission meeting at 7:30 p.m. at city hall, 2200 N.E. 38 St. 7-24 Lauderdale-ByThe-Sea Town Commission meeting at 7 p.m. at Jarvis Hall, 4501 Ocean Drive. 7-24 BugFest Bug Bake & Boil from 4 to 6 p.m. at El Prado Park, located across from Lauderdale-By-TheSea Town Hall at 4501 N. Ocean Drive. Visit www. lauderdalebythesea.gov or 954-640-4209. 7-28 Walk On Water shing tournament from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $200 per boat if registered by July 20 and $225 after. Up to eight anglers allowed per boat. Additional anglers can be added for $20 each. Tournament starts at the Hillsboro Inlet. 954-6822128. SightingsContinued from page 5 See SIGHTINGS on page 18

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The Pelican 17 Friday, July 20, 2012 Readers will nd The Pelican at the Lowes entrance in Pompano Beach Call 954-783-8700 Hop on over to Crickets Subs for Pompanos biggest, tastiest sandwiches [Above] A fan favorite, the hot pastrami sandwich is served simply with spicy mustard on rye. [Right] The Italian Special comes loaded with genoa salami, capicola, sopressata, mortadella, ham, provolone, lettuce, tomato, onion, oil, vinegar & oregano. By Malcolm McClintockPELICAN STAFF Crickets Subs 3667 N. Federal Hwy Pompano Beach 954-781-0011 Monday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. www.cricketssubs.comLocated at the corner of Sample Rd and Federal Highway, Crickets Fabulous Sandwiches and Subs has been delivering its unique brand of high-quality fare since April of 2011. Originally founded in Delaware in 1977, this successful sandwich shop has brought its culinary savoirfaire to myriad hungry area patrons. Be it specialty sandwiches, cold wraps or hot off the grill subs, the menu is replete with just about every ingredient imaginable that can t between two buns. Enticing salads and soups also make a welcome appearance. Specialty creations such as the Cricket with pastrami, Chicago beef and Swiss cheese or the Ol Smokey with smoked Turkey, ham off the bone and bacon will whet the appetite of any sandwich a cionado. The Godfather and the Bundy are my two favorites, says Deer eld Beach resident Romulus Sanchez. The former comes loaded with genoa salami, capicola, sopressata, mortadella, ham, provolone, mozzarella, pepperjack, parmesan, lettuce, tomato, onion, oil & vinegar on toasted garlic ciabatta while the latter features grilled steak, ham, bacon, chili, cheddar, grilled onion and roasted peppers on a sub roll. The Bundy is three lbs. of goodness, says manager Missy Patterson. Other interesting options include the humorously named Pedro the Pig with pulled pork & chili, the OMG with breaded chicken cutlets and smoked bacon and the Lambada with top round beef and fried eggs. And for those seeking a vegetarian alternative, the eggplant parm is a surere hit. The Philly Cheesesteak, Smoked beef brisket au jus, See CRICKETS on page 28

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18 The Pelican Friday, July 20, 2012 a monthly event held at the Harbor Village Shoppes. But with the parking lot area being redeveloped East Village Uncorked is temporarily on hold and the CRA has earmarked some of the funding from that event to pay for RealTimes efforts. Laura Simon, DDA associate director, said the number of Likes on DDAs Facebook page has gone from 500 to 5,243 since RealTime was hired. Liking a Facebook page allows users to get updates on information and pictures posted to a particular Facebook account. Our reach has been phenomenal. Theyve gotten tremendous results. Its really grown our fan base, said Simon about RealTime. Its starting to create a whole different social buzz in an arena we were not targeting. We now have a whole other way of communicating. NetworkingContinued from page 3 SightingsContinued from page 16 8-4 Crockett Family Health & Community Festival held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pompano Citi Centre, corner of Copans Road and Federal Highway. Free health screenings and giveaways will be offered. 954-943-4685. 8-19 Garage sale at the Herb Skolnick Center, 800 Southwest 36 Ave., Pompano Beach, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hosted by Scleroderma Foundation of Southeast Florida. Vendors wanted. 954-7981854.FridaysThe Pompano Beach Rotary Club meets Fridays at 12:15 p.m. at Galuppis, 1103 N. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach. 954-786-3274.SaturdaysPony rides are available at Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park, 1600 NE 5 Ave., Pompano Beach, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $3 per ride. 954-786-4507. The Pompano Beach Kiwanis Club Westside meets the rst and third Saturdays of the month at 8:30 a.m. at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center, 520 MLK Blvd., Pompano Beach. 954-782-8096. The Deer eld Beach West Kiwanis Club meets the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at 9 a.m. at Westside Park, 445 SW 2 St., Deer eld Beach. 954-54-7329883.See SIGHTINGS on page 19

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The Pelican 19 Friday, July 20, 2012 Foreclosure Prevention Workshop Hardest Hit ProgramFunds available for mortgage paymentsPompano Beach The Pompano Beach Office of Housing and Urban Improvements is teaming up with federal, state and local housing experts to offer solutions on how to save homes from foreclosure. On Wednesday, July 28, at 10 a.m., representatives from Fannie Mae, Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, Housing Foundation of America, local lenders and the Office of Housing and Urban Improvement will assist home owners with options such as loan modification, short sales, financial assistance and deed in lieu to help save homes from foreclosure. The meeting takes place at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6 St. Funds are available and home owners may be eligible to receive up to $25,000 toward their mortgage arrears or receive up to $42,000 to help pay their mortgage for 12 months and bring delinquent payments current. Homeowners will be able to speak directly to lenders and loan service representatives, HUD certified counselors and public service agencies. This workshop is free and open to the public. Call 954786-4111.SightingsContinued from page 18 Kayak rentals are available Saturdays and Sundays at Richardson Historic Park, 1937 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. Visit www.AtlanticCoastKayak.com or 954-7810073 for rates. The Wilton Manors Green Market is held every Saturday and Sunday at Hagen Park, 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 954-592-0381. The Deer eld Beach West Kiwanis Club meets the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at 9 a.m. at Westside Park, 445 SW 2 St., Deer eld Beach. 954-54-7329883. Pompano Green Market is held every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Atlantic Boulevard and Cypress Road. Vendors wanted. 954-782-3015.See SIGHTINGS on page 24

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20 The Pelican Friday, July 20, 2012 SPECIAL TO THE PELICANLast week, the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce held its monthly Business With a Twist event at Muvico Theaters Broward 18, 2315 North Federal Highway. About 30 Chamber Members gathered for a social event held in one of the theatres. Muvico hosted, providing the guests with food and drinks at the concession stand, including wine and beer. Chamber President Ric Green announced that this years Boat Parade will be held on Dec. 9. He also said that the Pompano Beach Municipal Golf Course renovation was proceeding very well. This is the first municipal golf course that the legendary Greg Norman has designed. It promises to be a very challenging course. The Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of commerce holds several events a month in addition to their signature Seafood Festival every year. Call 954-941-2940 or visit www.pompanobeachchamber. com for membership information or a list of upcoming events. Popcorn, awards and fun at Muvico with Pompano Chamber William Riddick and Brian Bell of the Pompano Chamber award Muvicos Managing Director Marlyn Hodgens with a plaque of appreciation for her support. Muvico Broward 18 hosted the Chamber event, offering wine, beer, and snacks from the kitchen. Whitney Metevia wins a copy of Fright Night from Muvico at the Pompano Beach Chambers social on July 11. [Photos by Nicole Goldstein] Perla Korn Silverstein and Melissa Stamolis of Innovative Health and Wellness enjoy the Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerces Social event with Kevin Garcia of Opt2Web. Garcia is a new trustee of the Chamber. Robert Prestwidge of Workforce One and Dr. Gene Perkins of Coastal Chiropractic enjoy the evening at Muvicos Broward 18. Muvico hosted the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerces Business With a Twist event on July 11. Tell The Pelican about your news! 954-783-8700

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The Pelican 21 Friday, July 20, 2012 WORSHIP DIRECTORY: Call 954-783-8700 to place your ad. Rev. Hyvenson Joseph By Rabbi David Hartley MarkTEMPLE SHOLOM OF POMPANO BEACHA great deal of Jewish history is full of sad events, but there is one day, in particular, which is fraught with tragedy: the Ninth Day of the Hebrew Month of Av, known in Hebrew as Tisha BAv, which this year falls on Sun., July 29. According to the Talmud (composed between 5th Century BCE and 220 Common Era), God designated that day for bad fortune after the Israelites in the wilderness reacted to the report of the spies whom Moses sent out to traverse the Promised Land. Nearly all of the spies brought back Tisha BAv: a Fast Day of Historical Tragediesa negative report, and the Israelites, lacking faith in God, wept from fear all of that night (Num. 14:1-4). God said, in effect, You wept for no reason: in the future, Ill give you something to cry about! Sadly, the following cataclysms befell the Jewish people on Tisha BAv throughout history: In 586 BCE, the first Holy Temple in Jerusalem, built by King Solomon, was destroyed by Babylonian armies commanded by the Emperor Nebuchadnezzar. In the year 70 CE, the second temple was destroyed by the Tenth Roman Legion, under General Titus. During the 2nd Century CE, the fortress of Beitar, the last symbol of Jewish resistance to Roman rule, was overcome. In 1290, King Edward I signed an edict expelling all Jews from England; they were not permitted to return until 1657, under Oliver Cromwell. (It is noteworthy that Shakespeare, who wrote an anti-semitic play, The Merchant of Venice, never met a Jew in his life.) In 1492, the Inquisition influenced King Ferdinand to cast out all the Jews of Spain, where they had lived and flourished for centuries. In 1914, World War I began on this date, which caused a great deal of Jewish suffering, as the Jewish communities of Eastern Europe and Russia found themselves caught between warring armies. Indeed, during this conflict, the German army was regarded as the savior. Although the suffering of the Jews and other ethnic See TISHA BAv on page 25ago. The storm opened up the roof which led to water damage to walls, ceilings and oors. Windows were broken and awnings torn away. Hobby said much of the restoration was accomplished through in-kind donations from local companies who contributed everything from air conditioners to sewer lines. The house, circa 1916, was originally on Dixie Highway north of Sample, built by Albert Neal Sample who followed his brother John Sample to Pompano Beach. He designed a 17-room Georgian Colonial as a replica of the Greenville, SC. home he had owned. It is built of cypress throughout, features a wide and columned porch, has 11-foot ceilings and many windows. The foundation was reinforced with brick pillars and because of this the house withstood two devastating hurricanes in 1926 and 1928. The home was surrounded by eight-acres of vacant land and served as a base for the familys farming operations. Albert Sample died in 1941 and the home was purchased by Sarah and William McDougald. She was the acting postmistress of Deer eld Beach. He was a trustee of the Broward County School System, a city commissioner in Deer eld Beach, its chief of police, a Broward County deputy sheriff and a farmer. The McDougalds raised their large family there and in 1984, the heirs had their home placed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1999, anxious to preserve the house for future generations, family members enlisted the help of the community and formed the Sample-McDougald House Preservation Society, Inc., which has been responsible for the restoration. In 2001, the house was moved to its present location, 450 NE 10 Street, to a site now named Centennial Park. Call 954 691-5686.SampleContinued from page 4 Pelican Classi eds Mean Business! 954-7838700!

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22 The Pelican Friday, July 20, 2012 Classi edsCall 954-545-0013 HELP WANTEDAFRAID OF DOWNSIZING? Start building a business to supplement your income. Great earnings potential on a part-time basis with Primerica. Call 954729-0192. 8/3 LOCAL PEST CONTROL CO Looking For Quality Sales/Service Tech. Must Be Dependable, Team Player, Good Drivers License & People Skills. Will Train Right Person. ALSO Of ce Assistant Computer People & Phone Skills Needed. Fax Resume 954418-3982. 7-27 SEEKING EMPLOYMENTCAREGIVER/COMPANION Caucasian Woman. 25 Years Experience To Assist & Care For Your Loved Ones. Days / Eves / Nights. References Avail. 954-482-5494. 7-20 COMPANION / HHA / CPR. COMPASSIONATE, Caring. Live In Or Out. 6 Years Experience. Background. Excellent References. Own Car. Call Clarita Douglas 407535-2569. 7-27 CERTIFIED COMPANION Excellent Rates And References. Live In Or Out! Days Or Nights And Also Weekends. 954-226-2033 Leave Message. 7-20 MALE CNA / HHA / COMPANION. Broward County Area. Former EMT. All Certi cations / Compassionate, References. Call Ron 954-2322832. Very Reasonable! 7-20 SERVICES DANNY BOY ELECTRIC Lic & Insured. Lic. #EC13004811. No Job Too Small. Free Estimates. 24/Hr Service. 954-290-1443. Beat Any Written Estimate. Sr, Discount. 7-27 CALL BRENDAN THE HANDYMAN. Construction & Repairs. Carpentry, Plumbing, Roo ng, Masonry, Windows, Painting, Decking, Tile. FREE Estimates! 954-773-6134 Emergency Calls. 7-20 HANDYMAN PAINTING CARPENTRY Pressure Cleaning. Decks! Everything Around The House. No Job Too Small. Free Estimates. Call 561-350-3781. 8-3 HONEST HANDYMAN HOME & BUILDING Maintenance/Improvements. No Job Too Small. Fast Friendly Service. Reasonable Rates. Local Resident/Homeowner. Call Today For Your FREE Upfront Quote. No Deposit Required. 754-366-1915. GOT JUNK? TRASH HAULING-CONDO CLEANUPS Trees/ Landscape, Yard Fill. Pressure Wash/ Roofs/Home Repairs Welding, Etc. Dave 954-8189538. 7-27 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIESNew GREEN technology. New defroster control saves energy in home refrigerators, commercial chillers. Patented. All optical. Simple mfg. Strategic partners needed..www.NewAvionics.Com. 954-568-1991. CMUSICIANS WANTEDThe American Legion Symphonic Band is now accepting new members for the 2011-2012 season. College age to seasoned seniors are welcome. Rehearsals are held on Wed. evenings at American Legion Post 142 in Pompano. Percussionists, oboe, bassoon, trombone and euphonium players are especially needed. If you enjoy making music, call Jim McGonigal, Music Director at 954647-0700 for more info.REAL ESTATE SERVICESBUYING / SELLING IN U.S. OR ABROAD? Call Me I Am Your Coldwell Banker Referral Agent. I Can Help You Today! No Fee. Barbara 954-980-6204. Also Florida Notary Services. 7-20STUDIO / EFFICIENCYPOMPANO BEACH STUDIO In Quiet 4 Unit Building Just 900 To Beach. $700/Month Includes Electric & Direct TV. For Details 954-785-5837. 7-27 HOMES FOR RENTLIGHTHOUSE POINT Spacious 2/2 Furn. + Library / Office. Breakfast Bar With Den Off Kitchen. Large Covered Patio Pool. Many Amenities. 954-8182388. 7-20 HOUSE TO SHAREPOMPANO BEACH CLEAN 3/2 House To Share. Furnished Or Unfurnished. $650 Month All Inclusive, Secure. Upscale Neighborhood. 954-782-0471. 7-13 CEMETERY PLOTS2 PREMIUM LOTS SIDE BY SIDE. Forest Lawn Cemetery For Sale. $1,500 OBO Call 561-6039383. C. HOUSE TO SHARENORTH POMPANO FURNISHED Bedroom Handicapped Accessible. $450 Month Share Utilities. Leave Message 954-785-7671. 7-20 REAL ESTATE WANTEDI BUY HOUSES!! CASH!! AS IS! QUICK CLOSE! ANY AREA ANY CONDITION! NO EQUITY OK. CALL NOW 954-914-2355. 7-20 CONDOS FOR SALEPOMPANO BEACH DIRECT OCEAN VIEW!! Pet Friendly! 2/2 AT THE BREAKERS! $269,000. Call Juliana At Barclays For Details. 1-305766-4420. 7-20

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The Pelican 23 Friday, July 20, 2012 Classi edsCall 954-545-0013 Pelican Classi eds Mean Business! 954-7838700! 2003 black on black GT Chrysler PT Cruiser Excellent condition service records available. $3,000. Lighthouse Point area. LIGHTHOUSE POINT 2/2 1st Floor 55+ Complex. No Pets. Great Amenities. $55,000. Call Barbara @ Balistreri RE. 954263-7129. 7-20 POMPANO BEACH SEA HAVEN. Magnificent Waterfront Complex! Super Clubhouse! State Of The Art Gym!. 2 Blocks To Beach. Covered Parking, Security. Heated Pool. 1 & 2 Bedrooms. From $120,000. Coldwell Banker Barbara. 954-6291324. 8-3 POMPANO BEACH PALMAIRE 3 / 2.5 King Model. 2 Balconies. W / D In Unit. Small Pet OK! $149,900. Ruthie Brooks Balistreri Realty. 954803-4174. 7-20 APTS FOR RENTDEERFIELD/POMPANO BEACH 1 BR & 2 BR APTS FOR RENT. Remodeled, Paint, Tile, Etc. Washer / Dryer On Site. Pool. Pet Friendly. George 954-809-5030. 7-27 POMPANO BEACH A1A 1 & 2 Bedrooms, Ef ciencies, Fully Furnished Including Utilities, Cable, WIFI, Laundry, Pool, BBQ. 700 To The Beach. Starting At $269 Per Week. 954-943-3020. POMPANO MCNAB RD & NE 18 AVENUE 1 & 2 Bedrooms Furnished / Unfurnished. $695 $895 And Up. Pool, Tile Floors. Central A/C. 954-610-2327. POMPANO BEACH 1/1 Apartment. $725 Month Yearly Lease. Pool, Off Federal Hwy. Pet OK! Call Anthony 954-8575207. 7-27 POMPANO BEACH NE 2/1 $950 2/1.5 Townhouse $1095 SW 2/1 Low Move-in $950. ALL FREE WATER Rent + $70 Application Moves U In. 954-781-6299. 7-13 POMPANO BEACH EAST OF FEDERAL HWY! Walk To Everything! 1 & 2 Bedrooms. Call For Information 954-2546325. 8-3 POMPANO MCNAB RD & NE 18 AVENUE 1 & 2 Bedrooms Furnished / Unfurnished. $695 $895 And Up. Pool, Tile Floors. Central A/C. 954-6102327. 7-27 POMPANO BEACH 1/1 $650 2/1 $750 NW NE 2/1 $950 2/1,5 Townhouse $1095 SW 1/1 $750 2/1 $895 2/2 $950 3/2 $1025 ALL FREE WATER. Rent + $70 App MovU-In. 954-781-6299. 7-27 POMPANO BEACH / ATLANTIC / FEDERAL Ef ciency $175 Weekly. No Security Deposit. Includes Cable, Electric, Internet. FREE Washer / Dryer. No Drug Record No Evictions. 954-7090694. 7-20 POMPANO BEACH 1 & 2 Bedroom From $500. Easy Movein. 1/2 OFF DEPOSIT. Remodeled. Great Location. 954-783-1088 For More Info. 9-14 COMMERCIAL FOR RENT-SALEPOMPANO COMMERCIAL OFFICE Spaces Available. Ranging From As Low As $500 To $700 Depending On Square Footage. Please Call Darci At 954-7833723. 8-10 DEERFIELD BEACH Retail Of ce Warehouse 700 Sq Ft With Loft. A/C, Bathroom. $575 Per Month. Call For More Info 561-654-1331 Or 561-9985681. 7-27 NEWLY EQUIPPED FAST FOOD Or Retail Space. Great Corner Exposure Oakland Park By Dixie. Ready To Go. In / Out Seating. Extra Low Rent To New Business. 954563-3533. 7-27 FURNITURE FOR SALEBONDED LEATHER Full Size Coffee Colored SOFA. Like New! $250. Pompano Beach. 954-296-7319 Or 954-7838259. 7-20 POMPANO BEACH Everything Must GO!!! Best Offer! 4 Rooms Beautiful Furniture + Linens, Kitchen Ware, Etc. Call Diane 401-4746628. 7-27TREES PLANTSPALM TREES & PLANTS Royal & Foxtails $20 Each. 3 For $50. Aloe, Agave & Pineapples Starting At $8. Call 954-785-1512. Pompano Beach. 7-20 Summons by PublicationCleone Bernardo, Plaintiff v. Volmir Leite, Defendant To the above Defendant: A complaint has been presented to this Court by the Paintiff, Cleone Bernardo, seeking a Complaint for SupportCustody-Visitation pursuant to G.I. c. 209C. You are required to serve upon Cleone Bernardo, plaintiff, whose address is 235 N. Beacon St., Apt. 02, Brighton, MA 02135 your answer on or before Aug. 30, 2012. If you fail to do so, the court will proceed to the hearing and adjudication of this action. You are also required to le a copy of your answer on the of ce of the Register of this Court at Boston. Witness John M. Smoot, Joan P. Armstrong, Esquire, First Justice of said Court of Boston, this 19th day of June, 2012. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Trial Court, Probate and Family Department, Suffolk Division, Docket No. SU11W1142

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24 The Pelican Friday, July 20, 2012 SightingsContinued from page 19Pompano Beach Last Friday, members of Pompano Proud celebrated the installment of the public art they commissioned local artist Pat Anderson to create for McNab Park. Pompano Proud, an organization dedicated to beautifying Pompano, hired Anderson to create four paintings of native ora for the back of the scoreboards at McNab Parks shuf eboard court. Its things like this that give the city an identity and make tourists want to visit, said Donna Torrey, Pompano Proud board member and past president.Pompano Proud celebrates its public art addition to McNab Park [Above] Pompano Proud members Judy Niswonger and Sandy Von Staden, right, at McNab Park where Pat Andersons art is on exhibit. Pompano Proud members Donna Torrey and Sherry Walters, president of Pompano Proud show off this bright hibiscus at McNab Park. [Photos by Michael dOliveira]7-14 & 7-15 Wilton Manors Green Market open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Wilton Drive and Northeast 21 Court. 954-5920381.SundaysSt. Elizabeths of Hungary Parish hosts a pancake breakfast at 3331 NE 10 Terrace, Pompano Beach, on every third Sunday of the month from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The breakfast bene ts the Parish. 954-263 8415.MondaysPlay ping-pong from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hagen Park, 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. Cost is $1. All ages can participate. 954-3902130. The Gold Coast Toastmasters Club meets on the second and third Monday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Dennys, 3151 NW 9 Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954895-3555 or 954-782-9951.TuesdaysDeer eld Beach Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at 12 p.m. at the Deer Creek Golf Club, 2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd.. 954-6309593.

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The Pelican 25 Friday, July 20, 2012 groups during this war hardly matched those of World War Tisha BAvContinued from page 21II, this war set the stage for the latter hostilities.How is this day observed? Jewish congregations gather to read from the Book of Lamentations, which describes the suffering the Jewish community faced during the Babylonian siege of Jerusalem. The fast lasts 24 hours for observant Jews who mourn the loss of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, although many modern Jews regard the restoration of Israel as a Jewish State as a sign of Gods fulfilling the promise of our peoples restoration to their land, and, accordingly, do not fast. Other Jews argue that, since Messiah has not yet arrived and the temple rebuilt, the fasting rite should be continued. Whatever a Jews personal custom is, this holy day exemplifies how our people can continue, indeed prosper, despite a past full of setbacks and difficulties. It is a perfect time for introspection and meditating on our connection to God: Let us search and examine our ways, and turn back to the Lord (Lamentations 3:40). At Temple Sholom, our daily minyan/morning service will include some readings for the holiday: join us on Thursday morning, July 30 at 8:45 a.m. Call 954-942-6410. Free car seat safety check Pompano Beach A free car seat safety check takes place at the Pompano Beach Fire Rescue Department on July 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for children and adolescents ages 1 to 21.Pompano Beach Fire-Rescue certified child passenger safety technicians will be checking childrens car seats for proper installation, safety and recall status. Inspections are held at Pompano Beach Fire-Rescue Station 24 located at 2001 NE 10 Street. Call 954786-4510 to schedule an appointment.

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26 The Pelican Friday, July 20, 2012 is the kind of inventory most of us should have when possessions are lost, stolen or destroyed. According to Freund, this kind of information is a huge help when ling an insurance claim. Without proof, you are left with what theyll allow you. Freunds new-found business which he got serious about only this past May, condo-sitter he realized that his own integrity could be challenged if a homeowner claimed missing a -inch plasma TV that was never there. So he took pictures of the condo units he managed and then realized everyone could bene t from such a service. If you dont have an inventory, it is so hard to reconstruct what was there, he says. Such inventories are useful not only after natural disasters such as hurricanes, but to record valuables for estate planning. In this area, he sees lots of interesting artwork or family heirlooms, hears how they were acquired and in some cases, who will get them in the future. Its nice to get the history of things, he says. He operates his business with an1Phone and the right software program making it a low overhead enterprise. Each customer receives a bound report containing a photo of each object and in some cases a receipt proving purchase as well as a corresponding DVD. He keeps another copy on a secure server. What people dont realize is that even the clothes in your closet and the socks in your drawers can be claimed, Freund says. Recently, he did a most extensive inventory for a gentleman in Boca Raton who was able to provide receipts for everything he owned. But that is not the norm. When he began studying the home-inventory concept he found very few competitors in South Florida. In fact researching the National Association of Home Inventory Professionals, NAHIP, he found no one else in the area. Its an interesting situation to be in, he said. But it brings with it a consequence: how to market and promote a business concept few people know about. For advice he turned to the Association which has established ethical guidelines and gives marketing advice and contacted Sharon Geltner at the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College. Geltners job is to give her clients advice on marketing and public relations which now includes social media, a new method of communication for many people seeking new careers in these recessionary times. Freund, she said, handled his transition well. A former tool and die maker and then salesman for the industry, he was laid off when that business climate slowed down. He established his own company, Good Neighbor Condo Services, Inc., in Deer eld Beach, a house-sitting service, which then led to his expansion into home inventories. I enjoyed working with him, Geltner said. No matter what happens he doesnt complain. He takes advice and follows through. When making life changes, Geltner said it is important to keep an open mind to new things. In this respect, Freund was on top of his game. He has a web page, is on linked-in and Face Book. He also joined NAHIP which has a code of ethics for its members to follow that includes a customer con dentiality agreement. Because he has clients in all types of housing, Freund is thinking about changing the name of Good Neighbor Condo Services. In the meantime, he can be found at goodneighborcondoservices.com. He and his wife live in Crystal Lake where he is president of the Golf Villas II Homeowners Association. HurricaneContinued from page 1 Heroes to zerosBy RJ BoyleRJ BOYLE STUDIOSWe left the dock Wednesday at 2 p.m. hoping to catch a sword sh. Our plan was to take a few daytime drops and then put out the spread of rods for night shing. We managed to get three sword sh bites during the daylight hours but we were not able to close the deal. We hooked two of them but pulled the hook after a short period of time. You cant be a hero everyday so we gured maybe wed get lucky when the sun went See HEROES on page 27

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The Pelican 27 Friday, July 20, 2012 BugfestContinued from page 2Gold Coast Scuba dive shop. For those who want to improve lobster hunting skills, Jim Chiefy Mathie, a retired chief with the Deer eld Beach Fire Department and author of Catching the Bug, The Comprehensive Guide to Catching the Spiny Lobster will share tips at a seminar from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Jarvis Hall, 4505 Ocean Drive. Mathie has been hunting spiny lobster in South Florida for more than 25 years. During the workshop, Broward Sheriffs Of ce Deputy Mike Hencken, will review state lobster regulations for scuba divers taking part in BugFest. Cost is $22 in advance or $25 at the door and includes a copy of Mathies book. Bug Hunt ContestThe Great Florida Bug Hunt Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday and ends at 5 p.m. Thursday. Participants must be certi ed scuba divers and over age 18. Prizes will be awarded for the biggest three lobsters according to weight. First prize is $500 cash and a $450 Atomic regulator. Weigh-ins will be at El Prado Park at 5 p.m. on July 25 and 26. Winners will be announced Thursday evening at the pavilion. Entry fee is $15. Deadline to enter is 6 p.m. Tuesday. Divers can register online at www. goldcoastscuba.net/goldcoastscuba or at the shop at 259 E. Commercial Blvd. Bug Bake & BoilFestivities continue with an outdoor lobster cookout hosted by caterer Lenore Nolan-Ryan from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in El Prado Park. Other activities will include steel drum music, beer and wine and free door prizes. Guests can bring their own lobsters, live and intact and save $10 off the $40 general admission fee; $30 for children under age 12. For reservations, call 954-491-2340. Culinary events continue Thursday with a master lobster chef competition featuring amateurs and professionals with Nolan-Ryan as emcee from 6 to 7 p.m. at the beach pavilion at Commercial Boulevard.Underwater Pier Clean-UpPADIs Project AWARE and Gold Coast Scuba are sponsoring a reef clean-up under Anglins Pier from 7 to 9 a.m. Friday, July 27. down. We found a nice piece of water off of Hollywood and put out the night-time swordsh rods. We only planned on shing for three hours at night so we could get in at a reasonable hour. We knew we had to make every bite count as we had already missed out on three opportunities. Twenty minutes after our lines were in our rods started screaming. We were so red up to hear that clicker. Over the next two hours HeroesContinued from page 26we caught three sharks and never hooked a sword sh. When we decided to go home we reeled all of the rods in, cleaned up the boat, and started the motors. Just before I hit the throttle on of my crew yelled, Hey theres a sword sh right there. We all looked over the side and to our surprise a sword sh swam by the boat just under the surface. It was almost as if he knew all of the baits had been put away and there was no danger of being hooked. He swam by to say goodbye and wish us safe travels on our way in. The pier extends 876 feet over the ocean and sits atop a coral reef. As a result of shing activity, the reef is a repository for mono lament, sinkers, hooks, shing rods, cell phones and other debris. Divers need to wear good gloves for this dive and carry a pair of sea snips to cut shing line. To sign up for this free dive, call 954-616-5909. Other events on Friday include: Wreck dives off Deer eld Beach with Gold Coast Scuba at 1 p.m.; a free sh identi cation slide show in Jarvis Hall at 4 p.m.; announcement of winners in an underwater photo contest at 5 p.m.; and a free BugFest Concert at the Village Grille at 8 p.m. On Saturday, July 28, a beach dive on the SS Copenhagen, a 19th century cargo steamer on the National Register of Historic Places, begins at 9 a.m. and a PADI Fish ID Class Dive gegins at 3 p.m. For more information, call 954-640-4209.

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28 The Pelican Friday, July 20, 2012 CricketsContinued from page 17hot pastrami, Italian sausage & peppers and even a mouthwatering triple decker club sandwich with homemade smoked turkey, ham & bacon are also on the menu. All these choices t nicely with the Crickets motto of We smoke it . Grill it . Bake it . Roast it. And a Crickets sandwich always comes with a free beer. Sandwiches, wraps or 6 subs start at $5.99 while the eye-popping 12 subs are all under $10. Crickets also has daily specials such as the summer 12 meatball parm for $7.49. The lunch box special features a regular halfsub, wrap or sandwich with small side of cole slaw, macaroni or potato salad, chips, pickle spears and a small soup or side salad for $9.49. The 20 oz. fountain drinks come with free re lls. Crickets is also famous for catering events from of ce meetings to private functions of any kind. If you live nearby, take advantage of fast delivery. For a sweet ending, Crickets homemade double chocolate chip, peanut butter or white chocolate macadamia big cookies are a nice treat. Enjoy! Crickets sandwich specialists Eric Fully Loaded Bader, Nate Sarasohn, Missy Patterson and Steve Pakrul are always on hand to serve up mouthwatering subs.

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Friday, July 20, 2012 Vol. XX, Issue 29 Wherever you are, read The Pelican @ pompanopelican.com • Send news to siren2415@gmail.com Pompano Beach • Deer eld Beach • Lighthouse Point • Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Wilton Manors • Oakland Park • Hillsboro Beach • The Galt • Palm Aire The P e l i c a n Pelican 130 days left in 2012 Hurricane season By Judy WilsonPELICAN STAFFDeer eld Beach – Bob Freund took an idea he had to protect his own reputation and turned it into a business that provides homeowners a measure of security should a hurricane, or other disaster, strike. Freund catalogues the contents of homes by taking photographs, detailing what’s being shown and the cost. He puts all that information in a book and on a DVD and then stores a copy in a safe, off-site location. It Recover the worth of possessions lost in a hurricane by making a photo inventory before the big blow Green leads campaign fundraising effortsBy Michael d’OliveiraPELICAN STAFFWilton Manors – In the race to win one of the two commission seats up for grabs Nov. 6, Vice Mayor Tom Green has raised $6,000 – more than twice the amount raised by his opponents combined. “I just started early. It just shows I want to be reelected and usually it takes money,” said Green, who received his rst contribution in March. “It’s going to be a tough, interesting race. I want to be prepared.” Green’s efforts include a $1,000 contribution to himself, the most contributed by a candidate to his or her campaign. Green also leads in spending with $1,360. Sal Torre came Location of beach bathroom decidedBy Judy VikPELICAN STAFF Lauderdale-By-The-Sea – Town commissioners selected an area between Anglin’s Fishing Pier parking lot and the Oriana condominium as their preferred site for a public restroom. The town manager has included $200,000 in the new scal budget for construction. Other sites being considered include the property south of the pier parking lot, El Prado Park and the El Mar parking lot. At El Mar, three parking spaces See CAMPAIGN on page 12 See HURRICANE on page 26 See BATHROOM on page 13 OP budget calls for hike in millage, re feeBy Judy VikPELICAN STAFF Oakland Park – Property taxes and the re assessment fee will increase in 2013 if commissioners approve the city manager’s recommended budget. City Manager John Stunson’s recommended budget for all funds is $90.5 million, an increase from this year’s $87.1 million. The proposed general fund budget is $43.7 million and requires a hike in the millage rate from 6.0138 to 6.4315, or another $17 a year in property taxes. For the median homesteaded residence with a value of $85,500 and a $50,000 homestead exemption, this translates to $228 in property taxes. Stunson also recommends raising See BUDGET on page 7 Bob Freund’s photography is a way to catalogue contents of a home, of ce or any place that contains critical inventory that would require replacement after a hurricane or other disaster. Scuba divers swim for the reef off the beach in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. Lobster hunting, a favorite past time of many divers, will take center stage here during BugFest, July 24 through 28. See story on page 2. [Photos courtesy of donna harland]

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2 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 By Judy VikPELICAN STAFFLauderdale-By-TheSea -The town is sponsoring BugFest-By-The-Sea Tuesday, July 24 through Saturday, July 28, an event designed to market the town as a diving destination. The event falls during the lobster, also known as ‘bug,’ miniseason. With a reef just 100 yards off its beach, LBTS is known as the “Shore Dive Capital of South Florida,” said Steve d’Oliveira, town spokeperson. “We’re trying to live up to that reputation to be diver friendly. This is a rst-time event, and we’re hoping for a good turnout.” Events get under way at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Datura Avenue beach portal with a BugFest is ve days of seaside fun in Lauderdale-By-The Sea Photos by donna harland See BUGFEST on page 27

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The Pelican 3 Friday, July 20, 2012 By Michael d’OliveiraPELICAN STAFFPompano Beach – Community Redevelopment Agency of cials want you to “Like” them. The Community Redevelopment Agency, or CRA, is contracting with RealTime, an internet marketing rm, to increase Pompano’s social networking footprint. Sharon McCormick, CRA marketing director, said the goal is to expose Pompano turns to social networking to help local businessesmore potential customers to Pompano’s businesses and restaurants through the use of social and digital media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Terra Spero, co-founder and CEO of RealTime, said social media isn’t the end-all, be-all of marketing but is an important part of reaching the public. “This is just one component of it. You have to have a full media plan,” she said. “Social media is an ampli cation of the other forms of media.” McCormick said that ampli cation is what the CRA is looking to tap into to promote the city’s merchants. And along with spreading the word about Pompano, McCormick said the CRA will be encouraging businesses to offer deals and promotional items – publicized through social media – as a way to attract more customers. “A lot of small businesses just don’t have the money to hire a company to market them,” said Spero. “We’re driving awareness for local brands.” One local brand already doing its own social networking to sell its CDs, vinyl records and other old school music wares is The Record Rack, located in Harbor Village Shoppes. Ritchie Siegrist, owner of The Record Rack, said Facebook helps drive customers to his door, especially those looking something speci c. “You have to be a fool to not use social networking,” he said. In its quest to get businesses like The Record Rack more exposure, the CRA is looking to mimic the success Delray Beach’s Downtown Authority, or DDA, has had with its social networking efforts; RealTime was also hired by DDA to increase its social networking efforts. The CRA is funding the endeavor at a cost of $1,400 a month for six months, money that was originally slated for East Village Uncorked, See NETWORKING on page 18

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4 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 By Judy WilsonPELICAN STAFFPompano Beach – Ten years and $2.3 million later, the Sample McDougald House is being readied for the public. The family home of a pioneering family, the twostory plantation-style home has been fully restored. The city has issued the certi cate of occupancy and according to Executive Director Dan Hobby, “We’re now on the shakedown cruise. Sometime in August, we should have come up with set hours of operation.” In the next few weeks, docents and other volunteers will be trained to conduct tours and perform other duties Hobby said. He is meeting with parks and recreation staff now to determine the hours of operation because the house is in a city park. Some social events such Sample-McDougald House to open soon for tours and special eventsas weddings and a graduation party have already occurred there. Lee and Olga Waldo have been retained to market the house for special events through their new company, WT Consultants. “Lee has been a longtime, active supporter,” Hobby said. “She speaks as someone who truly appreciates the house.” The restoration of the Sample-McDougald House took 10 years largely due to damage it sustained in Hurricane Wilma ve years See SAMPLE on page 21 With the Sample McDougald House’s “Shakedown cruise” almost over, the historic Pompano house will soon be open for regular visits by the public.

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The Pelican 5 Friday, July 20, 2012 SightingsA community calendar of Broward County. Email events to siren2415@gmail. comTell The Pelican about your news! 954-783-8700 By Anne SirenPELICAN STAFFPompano Beach – It is the contention that some rental properties here are promulgating blight in the city. This month, commissioners took another step to improve the situation by introducing an ordinance that would require replacing gravel drives with concrete at any home that is being rented. According to City Manager Dennis Beach, single and two-family residential properties are being used for short-term rental housing. Neighbors of these properties are complaining about illegally parked cars, substandard conditions and the inability to contact the property owners. The proposed ordinance would make it mandatory to replace gravel drives with concrete as soon as a home is rented out. It also requires Gravel driveways at rental homes may become a thing of the past as city begins war on blight and slumabsentee homeowners who rent to leave the name of a contact person with code of cials. The new law if passed on a nal vote, will not impact owner-occupied homes with gravel drives. In his report to the commission, Zoning Director Robin Bird wrote, “A result of a poorly maintained gravel driveway includes spillage into the right-of way and neighboring properties which can create a safety hazard and a blighting in uence on neighboring properties. Bird explained that homes with numerous renters sharing space bring with them numerous cars. In some cases, the gravel driveways are expanded. He added that in other cases, the cars end up being parked on the lawns. By requiring solid surfaces for rental properties, that issue would be resolved. In the past, homeowners have fought the removal of their gravel drives. Many of the rentals are owned by absentee owners, which prompted Bird to request that those owners designate a local contact to make sure code violations are repaired in a timely manner and provide the city with contact information. There was no public opposition to the new law, but Commissioner Rex Hardin asked if a local contact might add a hardship to the owner. “People either don’t take care of their properties or they do. The only thing to make it happen is to put some teeth in the law. Post a notice on the property [with a code violation] and in seven days it has to be xed,” Hardin said. Bird countered saying that the “problem is too large. We need more tools in our toolbox. We want compliance.” Mayor Lamar Fisher agreed, adding that there have been continuous “complaints of ve to 10 people living in one home. I see the point. Our goal is to clean up the slum and blight.” The ordinance will require a nal reading to become a local law. 7-20 – Grand opening of Art Gallery 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Woman’s Club of Wilton Manors, 600 NE 21 Court. 954-390-2100. 7-20 – Beach Sounds Concert Series featuring William Penn House and the Motowners at 7 p.m. at the main beach parking lot, located at the southeast corner of 1 Street and South Ocean Way, Deer eld Beach. Bring beach chairs and towels. Event is free. 954-480-4429. 7-20 – Sol Children Theatre Troupe presents See SIGHTINGS on page 16

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6 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 Deer eld Beach, Pompano Beach, Lighthouse Point, LauderdaleBy-The-Sea, Wilton Manors and Oakland ParkWilton Manors • Oakland Park • Hillsboro Beach The Pompano Pelican is published weekly on FridaysStreet Address: 1500-A E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060 Telephone: 954-783-8700 • Fax: 954-783-0093Letters to the Editor are encouraged and accepted for print if signed, although a writer’s name will be withheld on request; letters must also include a daytime telephone number. Advertising rates are available upon request. Subscription rate is $31.80 including tax for one year’s delivery in Greater Pompano Beach; $95.40/per year including tax for others in the United States; call 954-783-8700 for rates abroad. The Pelican is a nonpartisan newspaper and reserves the right to decline advertising. Copyright 2012. Reproduction of this publication in whole or in part is prohibited without written permission of the publisher. The Pelican is a member of the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce, Deer eld Beach Chamber and the LBTS Chamber. The Pelican is a state certi ed woman-owned minority business. The Pelican is delivered to businesses, libraries, schools, of ces, hospitals, news racks and single family homes. All advertising and copy is published at the sole discretion of the publisher. We welcome your critiques and ideas concerning this publication. Anne Siren, publisherExecutive Assistant: Mary Hudson Graphics: Rachel Ramirez Windsheimer Bookkeeper: John White Classi eds: Fran Shelby Contributing Writers: Phyllis J. Neuberger, Judy Wilson, Malcolm McClintock, Judy Vik, Michael d’Oliveira Account Executives: Paul Shroads, Carolyn Mann, Bill Heaton, Bill Fox Special Of ce Assistant: Cathy Siren ESTABLISHED 1993 • Volume XX, Issue 29 Founding Editor and PublisherAnne Hanby Siren Take Opal home The League Encourages All Voters to Be Ready for November 63 Ways to Cast Your Ballot: Vote on Your Schedule Remember: Election Day is the Last Day to VoteBy Charley WilliamsVOTER SERVICE CHAIR, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF FLORIDAThis year’s November 6 General Election will present one of the longest ballots in Florida’s recent election history. In addition to the Presidential elections, statewide and local races, there are 11 constitutional amendments on the ballot for every voter’s consideration. The League special website makes voting EASY. No last minute surprises… Visit www.BeReadyToVote.org. For Spanish, go to www.vamosavotar.org Need help registering or nding your poll location? Prefer to vote early and want to know where? Need info on Supreme Court justices and state candidates? Need help understanding what the ballot amendments really mean? There are three ways to vote in Florida: Early, By MAIL, and the last chance is on Election Day.Rush on Election DayAvoid long lines, by using the mail-in ballot. If you have not received your requested mail in/absentee ballot, call your local Supervisor of Elections and request it. This can be done over the phone by any registered voter. Once you have lled out your mail-in ballot, insert it in the return mail envelope and be sure to sign the back of the envelope. Apply appropriate postage. In most counties, you can drop off your ballot with elections staff at any early voting location. (NOTE: you cannot drop off your ballot at a voting precinct on Election Day).What you need to know Before you vote, be sure you:Update your address: Have you moved? Did you let your local Supervisor know? You can make your address change over the phone. Contact your Supervisor’s of ce and give them your new residential address. Don’t be surprised on Election Day because you forgot to update your address. Update your name: Have you married, divorced or changed your name since you last registered to vote? One call to your Supervisor is all it takes to update. The professional staff who answer the phone will tell you what to do. Update your signature: Has your signature changed over the years? Make sure your voter status is current and up-to-date. The staff at any Supervisor’s of ce can walk you through the necessary steps to update your signature.About the League of Women Voters of Florida:The League is strictly nonpartisan and never endorses a candidate or a political party. The League has been active in Florida for more than 72 years. More about the League of Women Voters, which welcomes both men and women, is available at www.TheFloridaVoter.orgDates to remember2012 General Election Date: November 6, 2012 General Election Registration Deadline: October 9Appearance of nepotism should be avoided at all costTo set the record straight, at least according to Parks and Recreation Director Walt Bratton, neither Thomas nor Elizabeth Noland got special treatment in May when they tried out for part time lifeguard positions with the Deer eld Beach Ocean Rescue. There were four ‘willcall’ spots open in that division. Will-call employees are called in if there is a scheduling con ict that cannot be covered by a full time or part-time lifeguard. The pay is $14.36 an hour. Thirty-six applications were received indicating perhaps that a lot of lifeguards are out of work. At the last city commission meeting, during public remarks, a resident suggested that the Noland’s got preferential treatment by being interviewed for the position apart from the other candidates. Her rambling discourse, which got her ejected from the meeting, suggested nepotism – that Mayor Peggy Noland, in some way, had used her position where her kids were concerned. The mayor angrily refuted the suggestion saying that both her children are gainfully employed and that the money involved was nominal. Bratton also said that the Nolands were not given special treatment; another applicant was tested at the same time. The city, he said, “does not give preferential treatment to any applicant.” Both of the young Noland’s grew up in this city’s lifeguard-training programs. Thomas, a Deer eld Beach Fire ghter/Paramedic, competes in national lifeguard competitions. Elizabeth went to LSU on a swimming scholarship. It is likely with their familiarity with the Ocean Rescue Department, with local beach conditions, and with their experience and training, that they were the most quali ed of all the candidates. And an argument could be made that they should not be penalized because their mom is the mayor. But that doesn’t mean much when it comes to politics. The essence of the matter is that these young adults are talented enough to work anywhere. And they could probably get along okay without this part time job. In the spirit of leaning over backward not to create a perception of bias, they should lay low in Deer eld Beach. Other political families face this onus. Some carry it off well; others don’t, to the delight of headline writers. To further clear the hiring matter up, the four positions were never lled because the city manager asked Bratton to review his department’s needs in light of budget preparations for the new scal year. But what appears to be an innocent attempt by the young Nolands to make some extra money, turned into an embarrassing incident for their mom, the mayor, that was televised for all to see. It’s time to wise up, kids. Opal is a two-yearold female cat that was rescued from Animal Control. Opal had a litter of kittens that have all been adopted but no one has come forward to adopt her yet. To adopt Opal, visit the Florida Humane Society, 3870 N. Powerline Road, Pompano Beach, or call 954 974 6152. [Photo courtesy of Debra Todd]

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The Pelican 7 Friday, July 20, 2012 the re fee by $29. The increases would add $1.5 million to the general revenue fund. “These actions are recommended to address a general fund structural imbalance where expenditures have signi cantly exceeded revenues for the past couple years,” Stunson wrote in a report to commissioners. “Because that is not nancially sustainable, the commission could either consider the additional revenue recommended by staff or, alternatively, further signi cantly downsize the organization with a corresponding reduction in programs and services to begin to bring expenditures in line with revenue.” The proposed budget also includes using $3 million of fund balance for one-time expenditures. The proposed budget calls for reinstatement of merit pay increases [1 to 1.5 percent] with a $110,000 impact in all funds. This follows four consecutive years of salary freezes for contract [senior management] employees and three consecutive years of pay freezes for all other employees. “It’s time to start thawing the freeze,” Stunson said. Salaries in the city manager’s of ce re ect a 5 percent decrease in the city manager’s contracted compensation. Stunson volunteered to take 13 days of unpaid furlough days in 2013, just as he did in 2012. No reduction in staf ng levels is recommended given steps taken over the past ve years in eliminating 81 positions. The addition of an engineering inspector, required to support major renovation of water and sewer systems, is recommended. Other additions proposed are for a sergeant and motorcycle deputy for the Broward Sheriff’s Of ce. Any savings achieved have been offset by increased pension and health insurance costs, Stunson said. The proposed budget anticipates an estimated 6 percent increase in employee health costs, 10.2 percent increase in the city’s contribution to the police and re pensionpPlan and a $2.7 million GEPP [General Employees Pension Plan] contribution, about $800,000 more than anticipated. The GEPP was frozen at the end of FY11. The State Division of Retirement has directed the city to increase its FY12 contribution by $2.1 million. This unanticipated additional expense will be funded through fund balance usage. This accounts for about two-thirds of the total increase in the general fund. “We recommend you use fund balance to some extent but increase revenues through a tax increase,” Stunson said. “The current trend [of using reserves] is not sustainable in the long run.” The commission meets Aug. 1 to adopt a preliminary millage rate and assessments for solid waste, stormwater and re fees. In discussion of the proposed budget, Commissioner Suzanne Boisvenue suggested taking a look at employees with $360 monthly car allowances and free take home cars. She favored adding the BSO positions and not cutting any re ghter/paramedic positions. Commissioner Jed Shank did not support any further use of reserves, now down to $10 million with these proposals. He also did not want a tax increase and suggested not adding the BSO personnel, holding off on purchase of a re truck and not replacing light poles on Dixie Highway. “These are dif cult times for every city,” Commissioner Shari McCartney said. “I don’t think people object to paying taxes, but they want value and services.” Commissioner John Adornato said, “It’s critical that the city get its marketing out there that we’re open for business and have a culinary design theme,” supporting the budget for the Community Redevelopment Agency. He said he is concerned about crime statistics but still doesn’t think this is the time to add more of cers. Mayor Anne Sallee said she gets the sense in the community and in the state that “things are starting to level off” economically. She supports adding the BSO of cers, since the city has had a number of unfortunate accidents. “I think we will end up with a small tax increase,” Sallee said. Capital Improvement Program Commissioners did approve a ve-year, $43.95 million Capital Improvement BudgetContinued from page 1Program. The $17.9 million CIP plan for FY13 includes $11 million in improvements to water and sewer systems, $2.9 million in street improvements, $3.5 million in stormwater improvements and $420,000 for parks and facilities improvements. To fund these expenditures, the budget appropriates $1.2 million from the general fund, $800,000 from grants, $1.3 million from the County Redevelopment Capital Program and $10.5 million from proceeds of the 2012 sale of water-sewer bonds. The CIP emphasis continues to be on improvements to the city’s aged and undersized water and sewer lines. Other areas of focus include continued efforts to reduce ooding and continued investment in CRA properties.

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8 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 Business matters The Pelican takes a look at local business owners. You can tell your story here because business matters. 954-783-8700. Briefs Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida holds auditionsFort Lauderda leJust back from a highly successful performance at the international GALA, or Gay and Lesbian Association of Choruses, festival in Denver, the Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida is holding auditions for new members Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. and Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Sunshine Cathedral, 1480 SW 9 Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Call 901-2407967.By Phyllis J. NeubergerPELICAN STAFFLee Ann Lin is the owner of Formosa Massage Therapy located at 635 Federal Hwy. in Pompano Beach. Born and raised in Taiwan, her Chinese name is Yen Ting Lin. She came to America ve years ago, bringing with her 15 years of experience in Tui Na, an Asian massage technique based on acupoint, or acupressure, which she explains means pressing the strategic points in the body that relieve pain and stress, often solving physical problems suffered by clients. She is anxious to point out that she was trained in California and is licensed as a massage therapist in Florida as well as California. “My license is national and I have also learned the techniques of Deep tissue, Swedish, Aroma Therapy and Hot Stone massages. Having been trained in all of these other massages, I combine my Tui Na techniques with the best of the others to the bene t of my clients.” She continued, “Most of my clients have come in with speci c complaints such as headaches, shoulder pain, low back pain, leg, hip and knee pain. I relax the body rst and then focus on the area that is the source of the pain.” With a trace of pride, she adds, “I have been able to relieve many people of painful problems that have persisted despite previous treatments elsewhere.” Over a cup of Chinese herbal tea, Lin talked to The Pelican about her background and aspirations. “I am also studying TCM, or Traditional Chinese Medicine. I have attended two years in California and one year here at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale where I am currently a student. I have two more years before I graduate and become a practitioner.” This massage clinic, opened just a year ago, is her rst business in the United States. Most of her patrons are referred to her by other satis ed patrons. First time visitors will step into an intimate reception area with a small table enhanced by a vase of Formosa Massage Therapy offers traditional Asian massage to relieve pain and stressDelray Beach On Aug. 11 and 12, American Legion Post 65 will honor those who fought in the Civil War with a live re-enactment of the times in 1865. Men and women taking part in this will provide a historical perspective of what life was like in the Civil War camps during that year. The uniforms, weapons, and utensils are authentic. Members will perform roles of soldiers of both the Union and the Confederacy. They will answer questions addressed to them as though they are living in 1865. Civil War re-enactors will setup their tents and campsite at the American Legion property 263 NE 5 Ave. Many of the 38 people for the event are Veterans themselves who enjoy talking to the kids and showing them what it was like to live over 150 years ago. Call 561-330-6905.Civil War comes to life in Delray fresh owers and two chairs, set up to invite a client chat. Lin offers a cup of herbal tea or water and a sweet as the client describes any speci c area of tension or pain. Her massage is available for 30 minutes, one hour, or 90 minutes. “I base it on whatever is needed,” she says. “The quality of my kind of massage is very reasonably priced Though petite, Lee Ann Lin is a physically strong masseuse who is shown here, holding on to ceiling bars as she walks out one client’s back pain and stress. The client experiences a revived ease of movement. [Photos by Phyllis J. Neuberger]because I am just building my client base and getting acquainted in Pompano Beach. I am available by appointment during the week and all weekend. I do make house calls.” How does she relieve her own tensions and aches? “The people in my school take care of me,” she says. Call 954-781-8264.

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The Pelican 9 Friday, July 20, 2012 By Phyllis J. NeubergerPELICAN STAFFOne of the Harbor Village stores open and eager for business is G-Cutz Barber Shop and Stylist. Even the massive construction going on right in front of this shop at 2655 E. Atlantic Boulevard, has not deterred its owner, George Spain, from building a business success. The Pelican walked into his shop as he was styling Ed Smith’s hair. Smith said, “I’m a regular because I like George’s work. I’m here every four to six weeks. He was photographed with a contemporary cut. Shortly after the picture was taken, Smith ran his ngers through his hair and presto, he had an eye-popping spiked haircut. Spain bought the existing barber shop just one year ago, but he’s been a hair stylist for 17 years, ever since he graduated from the Dudley Cosmetology University in Kernersville, North Carolina. He says, “I’m a Boca Raton At Pompano Beach’s G-Cutz Barber Shop, George Spain promises not just a great cut, but also a great experiencenative who left only to be trained in North Carolina. I had my own shop in Boca until I switched careers for a brief period. Then I returned to my rst love and worked for Supercuts for eight years until I bought this shop. In 2002, I won the Supercut State Competition in Orlando for my cutting and styling.” Even though the air is on in his shop, he keeps the front door open so that people will realize he’s open for business despite the construction. “We’re already improved,” he says. “We’re now a two-way street with plenty of parking. There’s going to be an overhang, side walk cafes and At G-Cutz, owner George Spain gives Ed Smith a traditional hair cut. Later Smith ran his ngers through his hair and created the popular spiked look [Photo by Phyllis J. Neuberger].See G-CUTZ on page 11

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The Pelican 11 Friday, July 20, 2012 many attractions to entice the public to come, walk around and enjoy the ambiance of Harbor Village.” But Spain’s busy now marketing his skills to women and men. “I have Andria to assist me and I’m looking for George often visits Marge Carson and her son, Bill. “George is the family’s hair stylist and that includes me, Bill and Bill’s wife. We’re delighted to have him as a tenant,” Marge says. The Carsons are the owners of Harbor Village Cleaners, a landmark business that will soon celebrate its 45th year in the same location.G-CutzContinued from page 11another stylist,” he explains. “However I am very talented and professional with perms, color and highlights and styling for women having had years of experience satisfying clients of all ages. Word of my skills is reaching more and more folks. Several of the neighboring businesses have become regular customers. It takes time, but I have both time and patience.” For his male customers, he offers traditional to contemporary styling including spiking, tapered, fades, at tops and even Mohawks for the teens and early 20s. He describes himself as very affordable and currently he even runs specials to keep busy on slower days. Surprisingly, Monday is his busiest day. “I guess people want to shape up for a busy business or social week,” he speculates. Marge Carson, owner of Harbor Village Cleaners, a landmark store, is George’s customer and landlord. After a warm greeting, she said, “George cuts my hair every month and my daughter tells me it’s the best cut I’ve ever had. My husband and I opened our business here 45 years ago this August. My customers are so loyal they have made it in here, no matter what’s happening in front. But now all of us are better than ever. We’re more visible as a 2-way street. My husband is gone, but our son Bill has been with me in the business for 23 years. George cuts Bill’s beautiful white hair every two weeks.” Bill shrugs and adds, “My wife also gets her hair done by George.” Open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments are suggested. Walk-ins are welcome. Call 954-782-5939.

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12 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 City-wide yard saleOakland Par k – The City of Oakland Park plans a citywide yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at Jaco Pastorius Park, 4000 N. Dixie Highway. Charge for space is $20 for one space for Oakland Park residents and $15 for each additional space. Charge for nonresidents is $40 for one space and $20 for each additional space. Call 954-630-4500 for more information. in second in fundraising with $1,600, including a $200 loan to himself. So far, Torre has spent $144. “I’m looking to forward some campaign functions to raise some more money,” said Torre. Asked about the $25 he donated to opponent, Green, in March, Torre said, “It was before I decided to put my name in the race.” He led to run on June 9. Kimber White has $380 raised through loans to himself and has spent $340. White said donors have promised him about $2,000 but said the bulk of his total campaign funding would come from his own pocket. Commissioner Julie Carson has raised a total of $300 through loans to herself and has spent $223. Carson said she has had some contributions come in since her report was led but says she won’t be engaging in any extensive campaign fundraising until the August primaries are over. With an eye towards the election process, on July 10 the current city commission voted to set up a mechanism that deals with the possibility that voters might be left with more seats than candidates. Under the new ordinance, required by a new state law, the supervisor of elections may re-open the ling period if a candidate leaves the race and there are not enough candidates left running to ll the seat. If the supervisor determines not enough time exists to reopen, the unopposed candidate wins his or her seat. If any seats are left un lled, the city commission must appoint a commissioner within 60 days after the election to serve until the next election. If commissioners fail to appoint someone, a special election will be held. Torre will hold his rst campaign event on July 29 from 3 to 5 p.m. at 600 Kensington Place, Wilton Manors. The next campaign nance reports are due on July 26. To view the full reports online, visit www.wiltonmanors. com and click on “Municipal Elections.” Reports can also be viewed at the city clerk’s of ce at city hall, 2020 Wilton Drive.CampaignContinued from page 1Auction for Salvation ArmyFort Lauderdale – The Salvation Army will hold a silent auction on July 23 through July 28 at its Family Store, 1791 Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. There will be approximately 50 pieces of ne art on display starting July 23. Most selections are signed and numbered and will include oils, pen and ink lithographs. The highest bidders will be noti ed by phone on July 30. For more information, call 954-524-6991.Property Appraiser’s Of ce outreach meetingPompano Beach – The Broward County Property Appraiser’s Of ce will hold a community outreach meeting at Pompano Beach City Hall, 100 W. Atlantic Blvd., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Property Appraiser staff members will assist area residents with homestead, senior and other property tax issues and questions in State Rep. Clarke-Reed’s of ce; room 275 on the second oor of city hall. Call 954-357-5579.

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The Pelican 13 Friday, July 20, 2012 would have to be eliminated so it was not recommended. Commissioners Mark Brown and Chris Vincent said their preference would be El Prado Park, where the town has been sponsoring events. Space is available, and Brown said a facility could be designed to go with existing gazebos. Commissioner Stuart Dodd liked the original idea of a portable facility, so demand could be monitored. Vice Mayor Scot Sasser asked Chief Oscar Llerena of the Broward Sheriff’s Of ce if he had a preference -the alleyway vs. El Prado Park --as far as policing. Llerena said either one is easy for law enforcement to access. “We intend to be [on top of it],” he answered. Mayor Roseann Minnet said the town needs bathrooms in both places. “I don’t agree the burden should be placed on restaurants. To ask them to take care of beachgoers is a major burden,” she said. While El Prado Park would be the easiest location logistically, Minnet said the site near Oriana would be her rst choice. Sasser agreed with her, noting that the most people are at the beach there. Vincent said the business people he had talked to don’t seem to mind accommodating beachgoers. “It doesn’t make sense to be planning events at El Prado with no bathrooms.” Commissioners unanimously agreed to start with one restroom near the pier parking lot and monitor how it is received. Costs are estimated at $150,000 for one prefabricated facility. “We want something custom-designed,” Town Manager Connie Hoffmann noted. “At the Oriana, we need to move a power pole to keep it from someone’s living room view.” Staff research indicated prefab facilities can be installed in ve working days, provided the town has prepared the site with a building pad and utilities. Some companies can BathroomContinued from page 1 adapt pre-fab units to the architectural style desired. “Surprisingly, prefab units are not generally cheaper than building a restroom on site,” Cole reported to commissioners. “So a facility speci cally designed for the site we select could be built for about the same cost.” Exact costs can’t be determined until the site, architect and oor plan are selected, he said. Jacobs to speak at Democratic clubPompano Beach Kristin Jacobs, candidate for Florida’s Congressional District 22 will speak to members and guests of the North Broward Democratic Club, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6 St. Club members will be selling t-shirts to support local Democratic candidates.

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16 The PelicanFriday, July 20, 2012 Now Online • www.pompanopelican.com Charlotte’s Web the Musical. On Fridays and Saturdays the musical is at 7 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Performances run through Aug. 5 but no performance on Aug. 3. Tickets are $15/$10 for 11 years old and older and $12/$8 for 11 years old and younger. 561-447-8829. 7-21 – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary offers a boating safety class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Imperial Point Medical Center, 6401 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. Cost is $50. Lunch and materials provided. 954-942-8108. 7-23 – Deer eld Beach Vice Mayor Bill Ganz will be at the Dist. 4 meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. at Constitution Park Community Center, 2841 W Hillsboro Blvd. 954480-4263. 7-24 – Wilton Manors City Commission meeting at 7 p.m. at city hall, 2020 Wilton Drive. 7-24 – Pompano Beach City Commission meeting at 7 p.m. at city hall, 100 W. Atlantic Blvd. 7-24 – Lighthouse Point City Commission meeting at 7:30 p.m. at city hall, 2200 N.E. 38 St. 7-24 – Lauderdale-ByThe-Sea Town Commission meeting at 7 p.m. at Jarvis Hall, 4501 Ocean Drive. 7-24 – BugFest Bug Bake & Boil from 4 to 6 p.m. at El Prado Park, located across from Lauderdale-By-TheSea Town Hall at 4501 N. Ocean Drive. Visit www. lauderdalebythesea .gov or 954-640-4209. 7-28 – Walk On Water shing tournament from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $200 per boat if registered by July 20 and $225 after. Up to eight anglers allowed per boat. Additional anglers can be added for $20 each. Tournament starts at the Hillsboro Inlet. 954-6822128. SightingsContinued from page 5 See SIGHTINGS on page 18

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The Pelican 17 Friday, July 20, 2012 Readers will nd The Pelican at the Lowe’s entrance in Pompano Beach Call 954-783-8700 Hop on over to Cricket’s Subs for Pompano’s biggest, tastiest sandwiches [Above] A fan favorite, the hot pastrami sandwich is served simply with spicy mustard on rye. [Right] The Italian Special comes loaded with genoa salami, capicola, sopressata, mortadella, ham, provolone, lettuce, tomato, onion, oil, vinegar & oregano. By Malcolm McClintockPELICAN STAFF Cricket’s Subs 3667 N. Federal Hwy Pompano Beach 954-781-0011 Monday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. www.cricketssubs.comLocated at the corner of Sample Rd and Federal Highway, Cricket’s Fabulous Sandwiches and Subs has been delivering its unique brand of high-quality fare since April of 2011. Originally founded in Delaware in 1977, this successful sandwich shop has brought its culinary savoirfaire to myriad hungry area patrons. Be it specialty sandwiches, cold wraps or hot off the grill subs, the menu is replete with just about every ingredient imaginable that can t between two buns. Enticing salads and soups also make a welcome appearance. Specialty creations such as the “Cricket” with pastrami, Chicago beef and Swiss cheese or the “Ol Smokey” with smoked Turkey, ham off the bone and bacon will whet the appetite of any sandwich a cionado. “The Godfather and the Bundy are my two favorites,” says Deer eld Beach resident Romulus Sanchez. The former comes loaded with genoa salami, capicola, sopressata, mortadella, ham, provolone, mozzarella, pepperjack, parmesan, lettuce, tomato, onion, oil & vinegar on toasted garlic ciabatta while the latter features grilled steak, ham, bacon, chili, cheddar, grilled onion and roasted peppers on a sub roll. “The Bundy is three lbs. of goodness,” says manager Missy Patterson. Other interesting options include the humorously named “Pedro the Pig” with pulled pork & chili, the “OMG” with breaded chicken cutlets and smoked bacon and the “Lambada” with top round beef and fried eggs. And for those seeking a vegetarian alternative, the eggplant parm is a sure re hit. The Philly Cheesesteak, Smoked beef brisket au jus, See CRICKET’S on page 28

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18 The Pelican Friday, July 20, 2012 a monthly event held at the Harbor Village Shoppes. But with the parking lot area being redeveloped East Village Uncorked is temporarily on hold and the CRA has earmarked some of the funding from that event to pay for RealTime’s efforts. Laura Simon, DDA associate director, said the number of “Likes” on DDA’s Facebook page has gone from 500 to 5,243 since RealTime was hired. “Liking” a Facebook page allows users to get updates on information and pictures posted to a particular Facebook account. “Our reach has been phenomenal. They’ve gotten tremendous results. It’s really grown our fan base,” said Simon about RealTime. “It’s starting to create a whole different social buzz in an arena we were not targeting. We now have a whole other way of communicating.” NetworkingContinued from page 3 SightingsContinued from page 16 8-4 – Crockett Family Health & Community Festival held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pompano Citi Centre, corner of Copans Road and Federal Highway. Free health screenings and giveaways will be offered. 954-943-4685. 8-19 – Garage sale at the Herb Skolnick Center 800 Southwest 36 Ave., Pompano Beach, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hosted by Scleroderma Foundation of Southeast Florida. Vendors wanted. 954-7981854.FridaysThe Pompano Beach Rotary Club meets Fridays at 12:15 p.m. at Galuppis, 1103 N. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach. 954-786-3274.SaturdaysPony rides are available at Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park, 1600 NE 5 Ave., Pompano Beach, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $3 per ride. 954-786-4507. The Pompano Beach Kiwanis Club Westside meets the rst and third Saturdays of the month at 8:30 a.m. at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center, 520 MLK Blvd., Pompano Beach. 954-782-8096. The Deer eld Beach West Kiwanis Club meets the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at 9 a.m. at Westside Park, 445 SW 2 St., Deer eld Beach. 954-54-7329883.See SIGHTINGS on page 19

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The Pelican 19 Friday, July 20, 2012 Foreclosure Prevention Workshop Hardest Hit ProgramFunds available for mortgage paymentsPompano Beach – The Pompano Beach Office of Housing and Urban Improvements is teaming up with federal, state and local housing experts to offer solutions on how to save homes from foreclosure. On Wednesday, July 28, at 10 a.m., representatives from Fannie Mae, Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, Housing Foundation of America, local lenders and the Office of Housing and Urban Improvement will assist home owners with options such as loan modification, short sales, financial assistance and deed in lieu to help save homes from foreclosure. The meeting takes place at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 6 St. Funds are available and home owners may be eligible to receive up to $25,000 toward their mortgage arrears or receive up to $42,000 to help pay their mortgage for 12 months and bring delinquent payments current. Homeowners will be able to speak directly to lenders and loan service representatives, HUD certified counselors and public service agencies. This workshop is free and open to the public. Call 954786-4111.SightingsContinued from page 18 Kayak rentals are available Saturdays and Sundays at Richardson Historic Park, 1937 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. Visit www.AtlanticCoastKayak.com or 954-7810073 for rates. The Wilton Manors Green Market is held every Saturday and Sunday at Hagen Park, 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 954-592-0381. The Deer eld Beach West Kiwanis Club meets the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at 9 a.m. at Westside Park, 445 SW 2 St., Deer eld Beach. 954-54-7329883. Pompano Green Market is held every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Atlantic Boulevard and Cypress Road. Vendors wanted. 954-782-3015.See SIGHTINGS on page 24

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20 The Pelican Friday, July 20, 2012 SPECIAL TO THE PELICANLast week, the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce held its monthly Business With a Twist event at Muvico Theater’s Broward 18, 2315 North Federal Highway. About 30 Chamber Members gathered for a social event held in one of the theatres. Muvico hosted, providing the guests with food and drinks at the concession stand, including wine and beer. Chamber President Ric Green announced that this year’s Boat Parade will be held on Dec. 9. He also said that the Pompano Beach Municipal Golf Course renovation was proceeding very well. “This is the first municipal golf course that the legendary Greg Norman has designed. It promises to be a very challenging course.” The Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of commerce holds several events a month in addition to their signature Seafood Festival every year. Call 954-941-2940 or visit www.pompanobeachchamber. com for membership information or a list of upcoming events. Popcorn, awards and fun at Muvico with Pompano Chamber William Riddick and Brian Bell of the Pompano Chamber award Muvico’s Managing Director Marlyn Hodgens with a plaque of appreciation for her support. Muvico Broward 18 hosted the Chamber event, offering wine, beer, and snacks from the kitchen. Whitney Metevia wins a copy of Fright Night from Muvico at the Pompano Beach Chamber’s social on July 11. [Photos by Nicole Goldstein] Perla Korn Silverstein and Melissa Stamolis of Innovative Health and Wellness enjoy the Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Social event with Kevin Garcia of Opt2Web. Garcia is a new trustee of the Chamber. Robert Prestwidge of Workforce One and Dr. Gene Perkins of Coastal Chiropractic enjoy the evening at Muvico’s Broward 18. Muvico hosted the Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Business With a Twist event on July 11. Tell The Pelican about your news! 954-783-8700

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The Pelican 21 Friday, July 20, 2012 WORSHIP DIRECTORY: Call 954-783-8700 to place your ad. Rev. Hyvenson Joseph By Rabbi David Hartley MarkTEMPLE SHOLOM OF POMPANO BEACHA great deal of Jewish history is full of sad events, but there is one day, in particular, which is fraught with tragedy: the Ninth Day of the Hebrew Month of Av, known in Hebrew as Tisha B’Av, which this year falls on Sun., July 29. According to the Talmud (composed between 5th Century BCE and 220 Common Era), God designated that day for bad fortune after the Israelites in the wilderness reacted to the report of the spies whom Moses sent out to traverse the Promised Land. Nearly all of the spies brought back Tisha B’Av: a Fast Day of Historical Tragediesa negative report, and the Israelites, lacking faith in God, wept from fear all of that night (Num. 14:1-4). God said, in effect, “You wept for no reason: in the future, I’ll give you something to cry about!” Sadly, the following cataclysms befell the Jewish people on Tisha B’Av throughout history: In 586 BCE, the first Holy Temple in Jerusalem, built by King Solomon, was destroyed by Babylonian armies commanded by the Emperor Nebuchadnezzar. In the year 70 CE, the second temple was destroyed by the Tenth Roman Legion, under General Titus. During the 2nd Century CE, the fortress of Beitar, the last symbol of Jewish resistance to Roman rule, was overcome. In 1290, King Edward I signed an edict expelling all Jews from England; they were not permitted to return until 1657, under Oliver Cromwell. (It is noteworthy that Shakespeare, who wrote an anti-semitic play, The Merchant of Venice, never met a Jew in his life.) In 1492, the Inquisition influenced King Ferdinand to cast out all the Jews of Spain, where they had lived and flourished for centuries. In 1914, World War I began on this date, which caused a great deal of Jewish suffering, as the Jewish communities of Eastern Europe and Russia found themselves caught between warring armies. Indeed, during this conflict, the German army was regarded as the savior. Although the suffering of the Jews and other ethnic See TISHA B’Av on page 25ago. The storm opened up the roof which led to water damage to walls, ceilings and oors. Windows were broken and awnings torn away. Hobby said much of the restoration was accomplished through in-kind donations from local companies who contributed everything from air conditioners to sewer lines. The house, circa 1916, was originally on Dixie Highway north of Sample, built by Albert Neal Sample who followed his brother John Sample to Pompano Beach. He designed a 17-room Georgian Colonial as a replica of the Greenville, SC. home he had owned. It is built of cypress throughout, features a wide and columned porch, has 11-foot ceilings and many windows. The foundation was reinforced with brick pillars and because of this the house withstood two devastating hurricanes in 1926 and 1928. The home was surrounded by eight-acres of vacant land and served as a base for the family’s farming operations. Albert Sample died in 1941 and the home was purchased by Sarah and William McDougald. She was the acting postmistress of Deer eld Beach. He was a trustee of the Broward County School System, a city commissioner in Deer eld Beach, its chief of police, a Broward County deputy sheriff and a farmer. The McDougalds raised their large family there and in 1984, the heirs had their home placed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1999, anxious to preserve the house for future generations, family members enlisted the help of the community and formed the Sample-McDougald House Preservation Society, Inc., which has been responsible for the restoration. In 2001, the house was moved to its present location, 450 NE 10 Street, to a site now named Centennial Park. Call 954 691-5686.SampleContinued from page 4 Pelican Classi eds Mean Business! 954-7838700!

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24 The Pelican Friday, July 20, 2012 SightingsContinued from page 19Pompano Beach – Last Friday, members of Pompano Proud celebrated the installment of the public art they commissioned local artist Pat Anderson to create for McNab Park. Pompano Proud, an organization dedicated to beautifying Pompano, hired Anderson to create four paintings of native ora for the back of the scoreboards at McNab Park’s shuf eboard court. “It’s things like this that give the city an identity and make tourists want to visit,” said Donna Torrey, Pompano Proud board member and past president.Pompano Proud celebrates its public art addition to McNab Park [Above] Pompano Proud members Judy Niswonger and Sandy Von Staden, right, at McNab Park where Pat Anderson’s art is on exhibit. Pompano Proud members Donna Torrey and Sherry Walters, president of Pompano Proud show off this bright hibiscus at McNab Park. [Photos by Michael d’Oliveira]7-14 & 7-15 – Wilton Manors Green Market open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Wilton Drive and Northeast 21 Court. 954-5920381.SundaysSt. Elizabeth’s of Hungary Parish hosts a pancake breakfast at 3331 NE 10 Terrace, Pompano Beach, on every third Sunday of the month from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The breakfast bene ts the Parish. 954-263 8415.MondaysPlay ping-pong from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hagen Park 2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. Cost is $1. All ages can participate. 954-3902130. The Gold Coast Toastmasters Club meets on the second and third Monday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Denny’s, 3151 NW 9 Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954895-3555 or 954-782-9951.TuesdaysDeer eld Beach Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at 12 p.m. at the Deer Creek Golf Club, 2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd.. 954-6309593.

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The Pelican 25 Friday, July 20, 2012 groups during this war hardly matched those of World War Tisha B’AvContinued from page 21II, this war set the stage for the latter hostilities.How is this day observed? Jewish congregations gather to read from the Book of Lamentations, which describes the suffering the Jewish community faced during the Babylonian siege of Jerusalem. The fast lasts 24 hours for observant Jews who mourn the loss of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, although many modern Jews regard the restoration of Israel as a Jewish State as a sign of God’s fulfilling the promise of our people’s restoration to their land, and, accordingly, do not fast. Other Jews argue that, since Messiah has not yet arrived and the temple rebuilt, the fasting rite should be continued. Whatever a Jew’s personal custom is, this holy day exemplifies how our people can continue, indeed prosper, despite a past full of setbacks and difficulties. It is a perfect time for introspection and meditating on our connection to God: “Let us search and examine our ways, and turn back to the Lord” (Lamentations 3:40). At Temple Sholom, our daily minyan/morning service will include some readings for the holiday: join us on Thursday morning, July 30 at 8:45 a.m. Call 954-942-6410. Free car seat safety check Pompano Beach – A free car seat safety check takes place at the Pompano Beach Fire Rescue Department on July 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death for children and adolescents ages 1 to 21.Pompano Beach Fire-Rescue certified child passenger safety technicians will be checking children’s car seats for proper installation, safety and recall status. Inspections are held at Pompano Beach Fire-Rescue Station 24 located at 2001 NE 10 Street. Call 954786-4510 to schedule an appointment.

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26 The Pelican Friday, July 20, 2012 is the kind of inventory most of us should have when possessions are lost, stolen or destroyed. According to Freund, this kind of information is “a huge help when ling an insurance claim. Without proof, you are left with what they’ll allow you.” Freund’s new-found business which he got serious about only this past May, condo-sitter’ he realized that his own integrity could be challenged if a homeowner claimed missing a “42-inch plasma TV that was never there.” So he took pictures of the condo units he managed and then realized everyone could bene t from such a service. “If you don’t have an inventory, it is so hard to reconstruct what was there,” he says. Such inventories are useful not only after natural disasters such as hurricanes, but to record valuables for estate planning. In this area, he sees lots of interesting artwork or family heirlooms, hears how they were acquired and in some cases, who will get them in the future. “It’s nice to get the history of things,” he says. He operates his business with an1Phone and the right software program making it a low overhead enterprise. Each customer receives a bound report containing a photo of each object and in some cases a receipt proving purchase as well as a corresponding DVD. He keeps another copy on a secure server. “What people don’t realize is that even the clothes in your closet and the socks in your drawers can be claimed,” Freund says. Recently, he did a most extensive inventory for a gentleman in Boca Raton who was able to provide receipts for everything he owned. But that is not the norm. When he began studying the home-inventory concept he found very few competitors in South Florida. In fact researching the National Association of Home Inventory Professionals, NAHIP, he found no one else in the area. “It’s an interesting situation to be in,” he said. But it brings with it a consequence: how to market and promote a business concept few people know about. For advice he turned to the Association which has established ethical guidelines and gives marketing advice and contacted Sharon Geltner at the Small Business Development Center at Palm Beach State College. Geltner’s job is to give her clients advice on marketing and public relations which now includes social media, a new method of communication for many people seeking new careers in these recessionary times. Freund, she said, handled his transition well. A former tool and die maker and then salesman for the industry, he was laid off when that business climate slowed down. He established his own company, Good Neighbor Condo Services, Inc., in Deer eld Beach, a house-sitting service, which then led to his expansion into home inventories. “I enjoyed working with him,” Geltner said. “No matter what happens he doesn’t complain. He takes advice and follows through.” When making life changes, Geltner said it is important to keep an open mind to new things. In this respect, Freund was on top of his game. He has a web page, is on linked-in and Face Book. He also joined NAHIP which has a code of ethics for its members to follow that includes a customer con dentiality agreement. Because he has clients in all types of housing, Freund is thinking about changing the name of Good Neighbor Condo Services. In the meantime, he can be found at goodneighborcondoservices.com. He and his wife live in Crystal Lake where he is president of the Golf Villas II Homeowners Association. HurricaneContinued from page 1 Heroes to zerosBy RJ BoyleRJ BOYLE STUDIOSWe left the dock Wednesday at 2 p.m. hoping to catch a sword sh. Our plan was to take a few daytime drops and then put out the spread of rods for night shing. We managed to get three sword sh bites during the daylight hours but we were not able to close the deal. We hooked two of them but pulled the hook after a short period of time. You can’t be a hero everyday so we gured maybe wed get lucky when the sun went See HEROES on page 27

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The Pelican 27 Friday, July 20, 2012 BugfestContinued from page 2Gold Coast Scuba dive shop. For those who want to improve lobster hunting skills, Jim “Chiefy” Mathie, a retired chief with the Deer eld Beach Fire Department and author of Catching the Bug, The Comprehensive Guide to Catching the Spiny Lobster will share tips at a seminar from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Jarvis Hall, 4505 Ocean Drive. Mathie has been hunting spiny lobster in South Florida for more than 25 years. During the workshop, Broward Sheriff’s Of ce Deputy Mike Hencken, will review state lobster regulations for scuba divers taking part in BugFest. Cost is $22 in advance or $25 at the door and includes a copy of Mathie’s book. Bug Hunt ContestThe Great Florida Bug Hunt Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday and ends at 5 p.m. Thursday. Participants must be certi ed scuba divers and over age 18. Prizes will be awarded for the biggest three lobsters according to weight. First prize is $500 cash and a $450 Atomic regulator. Weigh-ins will be at El Prado Park at 5 p.m. on July 25 and 26. Winners will be announced Thursday evening at the pavilion. Entry fee is $15. Deadline to enter is 6 p.m. Tuesday. Divers can register online at www. goldcoastscuba.net/goldcoastscuba or at the shop at 259 E. Commercial Blvd. Bug Bake & BoilFestivities continue with an outdoor lobster cookout hosted by caterer Lenore Nolan-Ryan from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in El Prado Park. Other activities will include steel drum music, beer and wine and free door prizes. Guests can bring their own lobsters, live and intact and save $10 off the $40 general admission fee; $30 for children under age 12. For reservations, call 954-491-2340. Culinary events continue Thursday with a master lobster chef competition featuring amateurs and professionals with Nolan-Ryan as emcee from 6 to 7 p.m. at the beach pavilion at Commercial Boulevard.Underwater Pier Clean-UpPADI’s Project AWARE and Gold Coast Scuba are sponsoring a reef clean-up under Anglin’s Pier from 7 to 9 a.m. Friday, July 27. down. We found a nice piece of water off of Hollywood and put out the night-time sword sh rods. We only planned on shing for three hours at night so we could get in at a reasonable hour. We knew we had to make every bite count as we had already missed out on three opportunities. Twenty minutes after our lines were in our rods started screaming. We were so red up to hear that clicker. Over the next two hours HeroesContinued from page 26we caught three sharks and never hooked a sword sh. When we decided to go home we reeled all of the rods in, cleaned up the boat, and started the motors. Just before I hit the throttle on of my crew yelled, ‘Hey there’s a sword sh right there.’ We all looked over the side and to our surprise a sword sh swam by the boat just under the surface. It was almost as if he knew all of the baits had been put away and there was no danger of being hooked. He swam by to say goodbye and wish us safe travels on our way in. The pier extends 876 feet over the ocean and sits atop a coral reef. As a result of shing activity, the reef is a repository for mono lament, sinkers, hooks, shing rods, cell phones and other debris. Divers need to wear good gloves for this dive and carry a pair of sea snips to cut shing line. To sign up for this free dive, call 954-616-5909. Other events on Friday include: Wreck dives off Deer eld Beach with Gold Coast Scuba at 1 p.m.; a free sh identi cation slide show in Jarvis Hall at 4 p.m.; announcement of winners in an underwater photo contest at 5 p.m.; and a free BugFest Concert at the Village Grille at 8 p.m. On Saturday, July 28, a beach dive on the SS Copenhagen, a 19th century cargo steamer on the National Register of Historic Places, begins at 9 a.m. and a PADI Fish ID Class Dive gegins at 3 p.m. For more information, call 954-640-4209.

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28 The Pelican Friday, July 20, 2012 Cricket’sContinued from page 17hot pastrami, Italian sausage & peppers and even a mouthwatering triple decker club sandwich with homemade smoked turkey, ham & bacon are also on the menu. All these choices t nicely with the Cricket’s motto of “We smoke it . Grill it . Bake it . Roast it.” And a Cricket’s sandwich always comes with a free beer. Sandwiches, wraps or 6” subs start at $5.99 while the eye-popping 12” subs are all under $10. Cricket’s also has daily specials such as the summer 12” meatball parm for $7.49. The lunch box special features a regular halfsub, wrap or sandwich with small side of cole slaw, macaroni or potato salad, chips, pickle spears and a small soup or side salad for $9.49. The 20 oz. fountain drinks come with free re lls. Cricket’s is also famous for catering events from of ce meetings to private functions of any kind. If you live nearby, take advantage of fast delivery. For a sweet ending, Cricket’s homemade double chocolate chip, peanut butter or white chocolate macadamia big cookies are a nice treat. Enjoy! Cricket’s sandwich specialists Eric “Fully Loaded” Bader, Nate Sarasohn, Missy Patterson and Steve Pakrul are always on hand to serve up mouthwatering subs.

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