SEBASTIAN, GRANTVALKARIA, MI CCO FELLSMERE Vol. 16, No. 5 www.HometownNewsIRC.com en-USFriday, Oct. 19, 2018 en-US@HometownNewsIndianRiver @hometownnewsirc @HometownNewsIRC Bradley H. Reiner, DMD Hagen Hastings, DMD REINER FAMILY DENTISTRY Caring Dentistry for the Entire Family DENTAL SERVICES INCLUDE Invisalign Root Canals Children 2 years & up Crown & Bridge Nitrous Oxide to Reduce Anxiety Veneers & Bonding Dental Implants Extractions Tooth Colored Fillings Partial Dentures Dentures Laser Surgery for Periodontal Disease (LANAP) 3975 20th Street Suite 2th Vero Beach 772-564-0724 View Lanap Video @ www.yourcosmeticdentist.com$50 OFFComprehensive Exam & Full Mouth Series of X-rays. New Patients Only. Oer Expires 10-30-18(Oer not valid with Insurance or any other coupons)The patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment or be reimbursed for payment for any other service. Examination or treatment that is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free discounted fee, or reduced fee service, examination, or treatment. D0150, D0210 en-USFor our complete listings, en-US go to en-UShometownnewsirc.en-US com/calendar/en-GBFRIDAY, OCT. 19en-GB en-GB Grant Historical en-GB House closed to prepare en-GB for Christmas events:en-GB The en-GB historic Bensen House is en-GB located at 5795 S. U.S. 1, en-GB Grant. en-GB For more information, en-GB visit en-GB www.facebook.com/en-GB historicalbensenhouse/en-GBSATURDAY, OCT. 20en-GB en-GB Grant Historical House en-GB Flea Market:en-GB 8 a.m. to 2 en-GB p.m., 5795 S. U.S. 1, Grant. en-GB The House hosts a Flea en-GB Market on the third Saturday en-GB in March and October to en-GB raise funds to maintain the en-GB house and grounds. Renting en-GB a space/table to sell your en-GB goods is $15. Hamburgers, en-GB hotdogs, drinks and other en-GB refreshments will be sold en-GB throughout the day. en-GB Call en-GB (321) 723-8543.en-GB en-GB Surf Fishing workshop:en-GB en-GB 1-3:15 p.m., Sebastian Inlet en-GB State Park, 9700 Highway en-GB A1A, Melbourne Beach. Meet en-GB at Sebastian Fishing en-GB Museum. Free with regular en-GB park admission. Discussion en-GB will focus on the basics of en-GB surf fishing. Learn the en-GB equipment for a productive en-GB surf fishing day, bait, more. en-GB Bring note taking supplies. en-GB Visit en-GB www.floridastateparks.en-GB org/park/Sebastian-Inleten-USCommunity en-US Calendar en-USVoters in the 2018 Florida General Election en-US will face the most confusing ballot in a generaen-US -en-US tion, especially regarding the proposed constituen-US -en-US tional amendments. Understanding the proposals en-US and figuring out how you wish to vote on each en-US will take some time and independent research.en-US The Florida Constitution can be changed in en-US four ways. The legislature can propose a change en-US by joint resolution. Citizens and nonprofits can en-US follow an initiative process including the gatheren-US -en-US ing of large numbers of signatures. The Constituen-US-en-US tional Revision Commission can propose changen-US-en-US es, and the Taxation and Budget Reform en-US Commission can propose changes.en-US Proposed amendments require 60 percent en-US approval from voters to pass, per Florida Constien-US -en-US tution, Article XI, Section 5(e).en-US For the November, 2018 general election, 12 en-US proposed amendments will be on the ballot. Of en-US these, seven were submitted by the CRC, three by en-US the legislature, and two by citizen petition initiaen-US -en-US tive.en-US The CRC meets once every 20 years. Florida is en-US the only state with a constitutional amendment en-US commission.en-US The CRC, created by Article XI, Section 2 of en-US the Florida Constitution, has 37 members. The en-USTwelve state constitution en-US amendments on ballot en-USPolice en-US getting en-US new cars, en-US laptops en-USSEBASTIAN The city of Sebastian en-US is upgrading the Police Departments en-US equipment, seeking to purchase seven en-US 2019 Ford Explorer vehicles and ten en-US ruggedized laptops.en-US Bartow Ford has quoted $364,432, or en-US $52,061 for each Ford Explorer. The en-US base price is about $31,000, with an en-US additional $21,000 for all the police en-US vehicle bells and whistles like radios and en-US radars.en-US Staff requested and Council unanien-US -en-US mously approved giving the City Manen-US -en-US ager permission to try to negotiate a beten-US -en-US ter price, with this quote as the en-US maximum.en-US Six of the vehicles are to replace patrol en-US units that have reached the end of their en-US service life. The seventh replaces one en-US patrol unit that was deemed a total loss en-US by the insurance company.en-US Funding is already budgeted for the en-US current fiscal year, with funds from the en-US discretionary sales tax.en-US The ten laptops would cost $24,013 or en-US $2,401 each, according to the quote en-US received from Dell. The quote total en-US comes just under the budgeted $25,000, en-US with funds from the discretionary sales en-US tax.en-US The ten laptops would replace ten en-US older laptops currently in service in the en-US police department. The computers are en-US Dell Latitude 14 Rugged 5414 with en-US docks. The laptops themselves are en-US $2,135 each, and the docks add another en-USReady for the duck race en-USSeeen-US en-US AMENDMENTSen-US, page 3 Anthony Inswasty/staff photographer en-USTreasure Coast Community Health presented their sixth annual Great Duck en-US Derby on Sunday, Oct. 14 at Captain Hirams Sand Bar in Sebastian. Locals en-US watched as over 4,000 rubber ducks raced their way to shore to raise money en-US for community health programs. The Sand Bar was filled to capacity.en-USSeeen-US Pen-USOLICEen-US page 13en-USBy Mike Winikoffen-USmwinikoff@hometownnewsol.com LOOKING FOR A HOME 11 en-USWould you like a sweet, en-US shy cat who would like to en-US be your only cat? Visit en-US the Humane Society en-USMEET COOKIE en-USVISIT US ONLINEen-USWant to catch up on a en-US favorite columnist or see en-US more pictures and more en-US community news? en-USMISSING A en-US FAVORITE FEATURE? en-USSTAYING IN TOUCH Want to be sure you know what's going on around the en-USTreasure Coast? Email en-US email@example.com en-US with "newsletter" in the subject line.en-USBy Mike Winikoffen-USmwinikoff@hometownnewsol.com en-USTOWNIES 10en-USTouring with the en-US Townies features en-US reader-submitted en-US photos from travels. en-US Lets see how many en-US places we can go! en-USGOING ON A TRIP? en-USINDEX Classified 13 Crossword en-US12 Horoscopes en-US9 Out & About 9 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6
2 Lowered specialist copay from to Reduced maximum out-of-pocket limit from to Decreased inpatient hospitalization copay from to days (1 4)rfnftbbfbnbbrfrrbnbf rbtbfbtrbfrfbfbf rffbfbfbbbfbtbfbfnfrrfbbbfbbr bffbrrfbnnbbnbbfbffrrrbrbbbrbb 5 a.m. 8 p.m., 7 days a week En espaol? Llame gratis al rfffntbttt tttttttttt ttttttrtrtr tttttttf ttff ttttt tttrttrttrrrrttrrt ttn rtrtt ttttt tttrttf bfbfbnftbbbbfnbb rfbfbbb monthly plan premium Primary care visit Copay Specialist visit copay Inpatient hospitalization copay (Days 1 4) Maximum out-of-pocket limit combined Prescription drug coverage including Erectile Dysfunction (ED) drugs Dental and vision coverage r
3 en-USconstitution sets the Attorney General as en-US the only automatic member. The Governor en-US appoints 15 commissioners including the en-US commission chair. The President of the Senen-US-en-US ate appoints nine, the Speaker of the House en-US of Representatives appoints nine, and the en-US Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court en-US appoints three commissioners.en-US Making this years process especially chalen-US-en-US lenging is that the CRC bundled different en-US issues into the same amendment. Of the en-US amendments proposed by the CRC, only en-US two, No. 12 (Lobbying and Abuse of office en-US by Public Officers,) and No. 13 (Ends Dog en-US Racing) deal with one clear-cut issue. Each en-US of the other five from the CRC combined en-US different proposals.en-US These will be the most difficult decisions en-US for voters, as there are many people who en-US agree with part of an amendment and disen-US -en-US agree with the other parts, but you must en-US vote either in favor or against the whole en-US bundle. For example, No. 9 prohibits offen-US -en-US shore oil and gas drilling and prohibits vapen-US -en-US ing in enclosed indoor workplaces.en-US Listed below are brief summaries of the en-US amendments on the ballot. Each is excerpten-US -en-US ed from the state website, and in some cases en-US there have been disputes regarding whether en-US the states summary accurately reflects the en-US proposed amendment. Voters are urged to en-US do research and review the pros and cons. en-US Search the internet for the title and number en-US of the amendment and you will find a varien-US -en-US ety of viewpoints for each.en-US (1) Increased Homestead Property Tax en-US Exemption, proposed by the Florida legislaen-US -en-US ture. Increases the homestead exemption by en-US exempting the assessed valuation of homeen-US -en-US stead property greater than $100,000 and up en-US to $125,000 for all levies other than school en-US district levies.en-US (2) Limitations on Property Tax Assessen-US-en-US ments, proposed by the legislature. Permaen-US -en-US nently retain provisions currently in effect en-US that limit property tax assessment increases en-US on specified non-homestead real property, en-US except for school district taxes, to 10 percent en-US each year.en-US (3) Voter Control of Gambling in Florida, en-US proposed by a citizen initiative group called en-US Voters In Charge. Ensures that voters shall en-US have the exclusive right to decide whether to en-US authorize casino gambling by requiring that en-US all casino gambling must be approved by en-US voters. Defines casino gambling and clarien-US -en-US fies that this amendment does not conflict en-US with federal law regarding state/tribal comen-US-en-US pacts.en-US (4) Voting Restoration Amendment, citien-US-en-US zens initiative proposed by Floridians for a en-US Fair Democracy, Inc. Restores voting rights en-US of Floridians with felony convictions after en-US they complete all terms of their sentence en-US including parole or probation. The amenden-US -en-US ment would not apply to those convicted of en-US murder or sexual offenses, who would conen-US -en-US tinue to be permanently barred from voting en-US unless the Governor and Cabinet vote to en-US restore their voting rights on a case by case en-US basis.en-US (5) Supermajority Vote Required to en-US Impose, Authorize, or Raise State Taxes or en-US Fees, proposed by the legislature. Prohibits en-US the legislature from imposing, authorizing, en-US or raising a state tax or fee except by a two-en-US thirds vote of each house. This proposal en-US does not authorize a state tax or fee otheren-US -en-US wise prohibited by the Constitution and en-US does not apply to fees or taxes imposed or en-US authorized to be imposed by a county, en-US municipality, school board, or special disen-US -en-US trict.en-US Proposed amendments 6-13 are all from en-US the Constitutional Revision Commission. en-US (6) Rights of Crime Victims; Judges. Creen-US-en-US ates constitutional rights for victims of en-US crime; requires courts to facilitate victims en-US rights; authorizes victims to enforce their en-US rights throughout criminal and juvenile jusen-US -en-US tice processes. Requires judges and hearing en-US officers to independently interpret statutes en-US and rules rather than deferring to governen-US -en-US ment agencys interpretation. Raises mandaen-US-en-US tory retirement age of state judges from seven-US -en-US enty to seventy-five years; deletes en-US authorization for judges to complete term if en-US one-half of term has been served by retireen-US-en-US ment age.en-US (7) First Responder and Military Member en-US Survivor Benefits; Public Colleges and Unien-US-en-US versities. Creates mandatory payment of en-US education and compensation benefits to en-US qualifying survivors of first responders and en-US military members who die performing offien-US-en-US cial duties. Requires supermajority votes by en-US university trustees and state university sysen-USen-UStem board of governors to raise or impose en-US legislatively authorized fees. Establishes en-US existing state college system as constitutionen-US -en-US al entity; provides governance structure.en-US (8) [Amendment 8 has been removed en-US from the ballot]en-US (9) Prohibits Offshore Oil and Gas Drillen-US -en-US ing; Prohibits Vaping in Enclosed Indoor en-US Workplaces. Prohibits drilling for oil and en-US natural gas beneath all state-owned waters en-US between the mean high water line and the en-US states outermost territorial boundaries. en-US Adds use of vapor-generating devices to en-US prohibition of tobacco smoking in enclosed en-US indoor workplaces with exceptions.en-US (10) State and Local Government Strucen-US -en-US ture and Operation. Requires legislature to en-US retain department of veterans affairs. en-US Ensures election of sheriffs, property en-US appraisers, supervisors of elections, tax colen-US-en-US lectors, and clerks of court in all counties; en-US removes county charters ability to abolish, en-US change term, transfer duties, or eliminate en-US election of these offices. Changes annual en-US legislative session commencement date in en-US even-numbered years from March to Januen-US -en-US ary; removes legislatures authorization to en-US fix another date. Creates office of domestic en-US security and counterterrorism within en-US department of law enforcement.en-US (11) Property Rights; Removal of Obsoen-US -en-US lete Provision; Criminal Statutes. Removes en-US discriminatory language related to real en-US property rights. Removes obsolete language en-US repealed by voters. Deletes provision that en-US amendment of a criminal statute will not en-US affect prosecution or penalties for a crime en-US committed before the amendment; retains en-US current provision allowing prosecution of a en-US crime committed before the repeal of a en-US criminal statute.en-US (12) Lobbying and Abuse of Office by en-US Public Officers. Expands current restricen-US-en-US tions on lobbying for compensation by foren-US -en-US mer public officers; creates restrictions on en-US lobbying for compensation by serving puben-US-en-US lic officers; provides exceptions; prohibits en-US certain abuses of public office for personal en-US benefit.en-US (13) Ends Dog Racing. Prohibits gaming en-US or pari-mutuel entities from racing dogs in en-US connection with wagering; eligibility of such en-US entities to conduct other authorized en-US pari-mutuel and gaming activities is not en-US affected; prohibits wagering on outcome of en-US in-state live dog races.en-US For more information about the CRC en-US proposals or process, visit the CRC website, en-US flcrc.goven-US, where you can read the CRCs final en-US report and view proposal history and vote en-US records. There are also links to the public en-US hearing testimony where you can read pro en-US and con arguments of non-profit organizaen-US -en-US tions and members of the public. Theres no cost to you! CALL (844) 701-9145 INDEPENDENT LIVING ASSISTED LIVING MEMORY CARErrrrf rntbr bbbrn rbrbfreerSENIOR LIVING SOLUTIONSrbbrr r r br rr rr brr brb rb rfntb ntnb tn tnn n ffntnn nn tn rfntbtnn Trusted Professional Installation with Best Lifetime Warranty! r f r n $1,500 SAVINGSrfntbftbfrfr rfnnntfnfnbnfnrrrrbnn nfnnnrt bnttnnnnnfnf Amendments en-USFrom page 1
4 www.sebastiandentalspa.net Introducing Dr. Latoya Joseph Formerly Brooks Dental Wellness TLCComfortable. Reasonable.On Time. EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE...Dr. Harold Brooks Dr. Latoya Joseph 3D Imaging Clear Aligner Orthodontics Dentures Gum Therapy Implants Preventive and Restorative Care Root Canal Therapy Same Day Ceramic Crown Teeth Whitening White Spot Treatments ...AND MORE! Children Welcome (8 years and older)7766 Bay St., Suite 11 in Bay Street Center Sebastian, FL772-228-8682 R E A D E R S C H O I C E 2014 2014 2015 2015 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S We accept most insurance plans
5 en-USArrests listed were made Oct. 7-13en-USIndian River County en-US Sheriffs Officeen-USJordan Kifer, 22, (address redacted), West en-US Haven, CT, aggravated assault as domestic en-US violence. en-US Nicholas Torres, 19, 8125 102nd Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, possession of a controlled suben-US-en-US stance. en-US Amaury Carrero, 26, 1885 40th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, possession of cocaine. en-US Jerard Ross, 28, 4806 35th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, violation of felony probation.en-US Victoria Beutell, 69, 460 9th Place, Vero en-US Beach, possession of heroin. en-US Jeremy Cobb, 27, 4775 33rd Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, possession of crack cocaine with intent en-US to sell/manufacture/distribute, possession of en-US hydromorphone with intent to sell/manufacture/en-US deliver.en-US Kenneth Ford, 52, 4985 29th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, possession of a controlled substance.en-US Robert Shepheard, 49, 1065 20th Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, aggravated battery with deadly en-US weapon,en-US Isaac Roberts, 52, 5035 32nd Court #24, en-US Vero Beach, violation of community control. en-US Erin Moore, 28, 4125 48th Place, Vero en-US Beach, possession of marijuana over 20 en-US grams. en-US Nicholas De La Hoz, 14, 160 13th Street, en-US Vero Beach, lewd and lascivious molestation of en-US victim under 12 with offender under 18.en-US Ryan Buchmann, 43, 1408 17th Street, Vero en-US Beach, grand theft. en-US Brian Osborne, 24, 1808 N. 16th Court, Fort en-US Pierce, fleeing/eluding law enforcement with en-US lights and siren at high speed or reckless. en-US Brian Williams, 53, 1936 35th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, driving while license suspended (habiten-US -en-US ual offender).en-US Lavell Davis, 17, 3650 47th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, failure to provide email/IM name as en-US sexual offender. en-US Joseph McGee, 37, homeless, Vero Beach, en-US felony petty theft. en-US Warren Stapleton, 48, 731 SW Hillsboro Ciren-US-en-US cle, Port St. Lucie, violation of felony probation. en-US John Doggart, 31, address redacted, battery en-US by strangulation. en-US Richard Hart, 59, 1670 Addie Street, Sebasen-US-en-US tian, false verification of ownership to pawnbroen-US -en-US ker less than $300, dealing in stolen property. en-US Jonathan Spencer, 40, 8632 82nd Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, possession of methamphetamine.en-US Melancia St. Victor, 28, 4030 N. Cypress en-US Green Lane, Vero Beach, worthless checks to en-US obtain property or merchandise. en-US William McCarty, 52, 1330 32nd Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, violation of felony probation. en-US Michael Sailor, 35, 159 Mayberry Street, en-US Sebastian, possession of a controlled suben-US-en-US stance, possession of a controlled substance en-US with intent to sell/manufacture/deliver.en-US Brandon Pangburn, 28, 345 East Weatherby en-US Road Lot 117, Fort Pierce, felony petty theft. en-US Treyvon Harvey, 22, 643 Hawk Street, Daytoen-US-en-US na Beach, fleeing/eluding law enforcement at en-US high speed and reckless. en-US Alain Chavannes, 23, 2425 47th Terrace, en-US Vero Beach, possession of stolen property, caren-US-en-US rying a concealed firearm. en-US Brandi Colton, 42, 2106 54th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, grand theft over $300, fraudulent use of en-US credit card, two counts criminal use of ID inforen-US -en-US mation. en-US Andrew Shepard, 31, 843 George Street, en-US Sebastian, felony criminal mischief, aggravaten-US -en-US ed assault on law enforcement officer. en-US Stacey Ford, 26, 1398 Brandwine Avenue en-US SE, Palm Bay, carrying a concealed weapon.en-US Brian Ramos, 15, 7785 103rd Road, Vero en-US Beach, two counts burglary of dwelling while en-US armed with firearm, two counts 3rd degree en-US grand theft, possession of firearm by minor. en-US Jamal Riggins, 20, 764 5th Place, Vero en-US Beach, violation of felony probation.en-US Luis Perez, 17, 7866 101st Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, burglary of an occupied dwelling while en-US armed, 3rd degree grand theft.en-US Anthony Fulcher, 19, 1926 Sunrise Drive SW, en-US Vero Beach, aggravated assault with a deadly en-US weapon without intent to kill.en-US Jeremy Slade, 40, 2513 3rd Street SW, Vero en-US Beach, grand theft.en-US Lisa Atchley, 50, 1060 US Highway 1, Vero en-US Beach, burglary of dwellingen-US Edward Lenart, 57, 2001 US Highway 1, en-US Sebastian, two counts corruption by threat en-US against public servant.en-US Kristi England, 44, 4190 11th Place, Vero en-US Beach, utterance of false instrument. en-US James Knowles, 54, (address redacted), two en-US counts capital sexual battery familial relationen-US -en-US ship.en-US Elizabeth Wilson, 41, 625 9th Place, Vero en-US Beach, grand theft.en-US Patrick Desmond, 34, 1305 26th Avenue SW, en-US Vero Beach, making/processing/throwing/proen-US -en-US jecting distinctive device with intent to do harm. en-US Shontaye Mack, 31, 4316 35th Avenue, Vero en-US Beach, felony battery. en-US Michael Johnson, 27, 3616 W D Judge Drive, en-US Orlando, possession of cocaine.en-US Patricia Hempstead, 40, 460 9th Place, Vero en-US Beach, possession of cocaine, driving while en-US license suspended with knowledge (habitual en-US offender).en-USVero Beach Policeen-USErvens Jean Claude, 31, 4161 32nd Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, felony retail theft (over $300). en-US Laura Palmer, 39, 555 4th Street, Lot #57, en-USVero Beach, dealing in stolen property, giving en-US false information to pawnbroker under $300. en-US Dondre Cypress, 23, 4686 49th Avenue, en-US Vero Beach, violation of felony probation. en-US Hugh Bentley, 29, 235 Sweetheart Avenue, en-US Lake Placid, possession of a controlled suben-US-en-US stance. en-US Chelsea Matta, 20, homeless, Vero Beach, en-US violation of felony probation. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, State Farm Indemnity Company, Bloomington, IL Texas County Mutual, Dallas, TX 1601561Drive happier.Join the millions who protect their cars with us. Its one more way Im here to help life go right.CALL ME TODAY FOR A QUOTE. Eric A Ponce, Agent 1301 US Highway 1 Sebastian, FL 32958 Bus: 772-581-0330 firstname.lastname@example.org 2018 2018 C H O I C E 1 R E A D E R S Police report en-USEditors note: en-US This is a list of arrests, not en-US convictions, and all arrestees are presumed en-US innocent unless or until proven guilty in a en-US court of law.
en-USVIEWPOINTen-USFRIDAY, OCT. 19, 2018 en-US SEBASTIANen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSIRC.COM PAGE 6en-USRantsen-US & en-USRaves Published weekly by Hometown News, L.C., 5059 Turnpike Feeder Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34951 Copyright 2018, Hometown News, L.C.Voted # 1 Community Newspaper in America in 2005, 2006, 2007. One of the top 3 in America every year since 2003. Farris Robinson ...................................President Vernon D. Smith .................................. Managing Partner Don Hornbeck ..................................... Regional Circulation ManagerFlora Wilkerson ................................ Circulation Administrator Robin Bevilacqua ................................ Human Resources Annita Ferrante ................................... Account Receivable Amanda Wheaton .............................. Credit & Collections Kathy Young ........................................ Major/Natl. Accounts ManagerJulie Cleveland ...............................Major/National Advertising Consultant Amanda Tucker ................................... Office Mgr/Comm.Relations Alan Nelson ......................................... Sales Manager Mercedes Lee-Paquette ..................... Production Manager Heather Donaldson ............................ Inside Sales Manager Angie Daniels ...................................... Inside Sales Assistant Carol Deprey-Zelenak ......................... Inside Sales/Classified Kayla Evans ......................................... Inside Sales/Classified Anna-Marie Menhenott ...................... Managing Editor Mike Winikoff ...................................... Staff Writer Sarah Callender .................................. Paginator Phone (772) 465-5656 Fax (772) 465-5301Classified (800) 823-0466 Rants & Raves (866) 465-5504Circulation Inquiries 1-866-913-6397 email@example.comSEBASTIAN en-USGot something to say? en-USEmail the Hometown Rants & Raves at en-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-USThe Rants and Raves section provides a chance for readers to share their thoughts with en-US other readers. The opinions included are not those of Hometown News or its employees.en-USPlease limit your submissions to 250 words, so that we can include more entries. en-US Readers are asked to refrain from making slanderous or libelous statements. en-USSo tired of giant political adsen-USI am so tired of my mailbox being filled en-US with large political postcards. I just wish en-US those were banned and the only political ads en-US allowed in mailboxes were those printed on en-US toilet paper. At least we would get some use en-US out of them.en-USGet checked now!en-USOctober is here and we will be inundated en-US with happy images of women in pink, walken-US -en-US ing 5Ks across the country, to support Breast en-US Cancer Awareness month.en-US Sadly, one out of eight women will be en-US diagnosed with breast cancer. My sister was en-US one of them. She missed her mammogram en-US for three years due to a change in jobs and en-US no health care. (Prior to our current health en-US care options.) en-US She got a mammogram at age 49, and en-US died at 55 (she lived longer than the 95th en-US percentile for advanced breast cancer). I am en-US now 56, and I am her younger sister by three en-US years. en-US Don't walk, run to get checked. Do you en-US lack health insurance? Thankfully, there are en-US organizations who provide this service for en-US free.en-US Another good friend, a marathon runner, en-US vegan, surf-loving girl, did not feel well. She en-US went to her doctor. She had advanced colon en-US cancer. She was 52 years old. She died six en-US months later. Her ashes, along with my sisen-US-en-US ter's, are forever joined.en-US Breast cancer and colon cancer are highly en-US curable if caught early. Please, get checked. en-US Male or female, young or old, your life maten-US-en-US ters.en-USWorried about the futureen-USI was living out of the country and then en-US rented in Vero Beach, then bought land in en-US Sebastian and then a second lot, and built en-US my dream house in 2004. I was living in my en-US dream house until the lagoon got polluted. en-US Three years ago we had a 20,000 fish kill en-US in Merritt Island. Next a fast train is coming en-US through our town at 100 miles per hour, not en-US making any stops in the Space or Treasure en-US Coast. And we will be getting additional en-US freight as the Panama Canal was increased en-US in size and the Port of Miami has been en-US dredged. We will be getting much more en-US freight, hazardous flammable freight which en-US no one is talking about. Can you imagine if en-US one of those freight cars was to derail what a en-US mess we would have. en-US Thanks to Rick Scott and his cronies we en-US are in this mess. How do we stop Brightline en-US and how do we stop blue green algae and en-US now red tide? Had we not already ruined en-US this state just by growth? en-USSave the treesen-USLive oak trees are beautiful when they are en-US pruned. They also have a large spread root en-US system that can take on any flooding, The en-US root system keep the soil in place during a en-US flood. They bear the brunt of the wind en-US during a hurricane and have protected my en-US house. In addition, my electric bill is $70 en-US cheaper than my neighbor's because I have a en-US large one on the south side of my house.en-US Live oaks should be planted, not torn en-US down, especially with rising water levels.en-USA cautionary tale from en-US Hurricane Florenceen-USMy husband and I are lifelong Floridians. en-US We've experienced many hurricanes.en-US Florence's biggest threat was flooding. I en-US fear that our area is potentially on track for en-US the same tragedy. We moved here because it en-US reminded us of the small town coastal en-US charm we were accustomed to growing up.en-US Now, everything is covered with concrete. en-US Just exactly where will flood waters go withen-US -en-US out the green spaces? en-US Mother Nature will inevitably reclaim en-US what is rightfully hers. Florida is at its limit en-US with people and construction. Be prepared en-US to evacuate.en-USKnow amendments en-US before votingen-USFlorida voters have an extremely importen-US-en-US ant job in understanding constitutional en-US changes, before voting on the Nov. 6 ballot. en-US You can read and share the 2018 Florida en-US Amendment Guide which can be found on en-US your county's Supervisor of Elections weben-US-en-US site. en-US We have been insulted with bundled en-US choices. Bundling violates our constituen-US-en-US tional right to fair votes, which happens in en-US Congress with atrocious omnibus bills. en-US This practice should stop. It really is insane.en-US Floridas Constitution Review Commisen-US -en-US sion convenes every 20 years to propose en-US changes for the states Constitution. Thiren-US -en-US ty-seven commission members initiated a en-US terrible disservice to voters by bundling en-US totally different initiatives into 13 confusing en-US proposals and expect voters to decipher. en-US Both parties were represented. Their names en-US can found at en-US flcrc.gov/commissioners.htmlen-US.en-US Join the effort in communicating disdain en-US for their outcome to governor, legislators, en-US members. Theyre insulting.en-US The sponsor of several amendments came en-US from the legislative branch. They all have en-USstaffs who should have studied pros and en-US cons and figured out best course for Floridien-US -en-US ans.en-US We should expect MORE from all of en-US them. This is an outrage.en-US Amendments 7, 9, 11 have been thrown en-US off the ballot by lower court because of bunen-US -en-US dling, and are being considered by Floridas en-US Supreme Court.en-US Others, such as dog racing and vaping en-US fake cigarettes (theyve combined with offen-US -en-US shore drilling) have no business being in en-US State Constitution. Some qualify individualen-US-en-US ly as a statute. None shouldve been bunen-US -en-US dled for voters. Amendment 8 has been en-US eliminated.en-US The bad government reason they bunen-US -en-US dled is that they hoped a popular idea would en-US carry an unpopular, costly, bad legislative en-US idea across the finish line. Dont let that hapen-US-en-US pen. Checking No is not always the best en-US choice either. Read, comprehend, and disen-US -en-US cuss before voting.en-USShrink the cardsen-USTo all the candidates running for public en-US office, please discontinue your large cards.en-US Some of us have small mailboxes. Just one en-US little pamphlet is enough. I would appreciate en-US it very much. If you are a worthwhile candien-US -en-US dates we know what you did. You don't have en-US to give us portrait cards. Brecken Roy, 2, en-USshares a dance en-US with Quackers en-US before the big en-US race at Captain en-US Hirams.en-USAnthony Inswastyen-US staff photographeren-USDucken-US derby
8 en-USSEBASTIAN Sebastian River Medical en-US Center, a Steward Family Hospital, en-US announced today that Kyle Sanders, MBA, en-US FACHE, has been appointed President. en-US Sanders brings more than 30 years of leaderen-US -en-US ship, finance and operations experience in en-US healthcare settings. en-US We are excited to welcome Kyle to the en-US Sebastian River family, said Daniel Knell, en-US Division President of Steward Health Care. en-US He has distinguished himself as an excepen-US -en-US tional and innovative leader. We look foren-US -en-US ward to the vision and leadership he will en-US bring to this hospital and vibrant communien-US -en-US ty. en-US Prior to accepting the position with en-US Sebastian River Medical Center, Sanders en-US served as President for St. Vincents Health en-US Partners in Jacksonville where he was en-US responsible for providing strategic direction en-US and oversight to the accountable care orgaen-US -en-US nization and also served as the COO of the en-US St. Vincents Medical Group. Previous to en-US that he held several hospital CEO positions.en-US I am honored for the opportunity to help en-US lead this great hospital to new levels of sucen-US -en-US cess in providing high quality health care en-US services to Sebastian, said Sanders. I look en-US forward to building on the positive legacy en-US and connection Sebastian River has with en-US this community. en-US Kyle earned his Bachelor of Business en-US Administration from West Texas State Unien-US -en-US versity and his MBA from Arizona State en-US University. Kyle and his wife Rhonda will be en-US relocating to the area from Jacksonville. en-US They have two grown children, one daughen-US -en-US ter-in-law and one granddaughter.en-US Sebastian River Medical Center continues en-US to invest in the community, including the en-US $60 million construction of a new hospital en-US tower with all-new private patient rooms en-US and state of the art operating room. A en-US nationally recognized hospital, Sebastian en-US was most recently recognized for the third en-US year in a row as a 5-star hospital for bariatric en-US surgery. en-US Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, en-US Sebastian River Medical Center offers surgien-US -en-US cal services including orthopedic, sports en-US medicine, thoracic oncology and endovasen-US -en-US cular procedures and is consistently recogen-US -en-US nized for clinical excellence. Sebastian Riven-US-en-US ers Joint Center is a Marshall Steele en-US Destination Center and a Bariatric Surgery en-US Center of Excellence, designated by the en-US American Society for Metabolic and Bariaten-US -en-US ric Surgery (ASMBS) and the American en-US College of Surgeons (ACS). Sebastian offers en-US a full suite of cardiac services including en-US diagnostic and interventional cardiology as en-US well as hospital-based Cardiac, Pulmonary en-US and Physical Rehabilitation Programs, en-US Emergency Department, Laboratory, Sleep en-US Disorders Center, Transitional Care Unit en-US and a Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric en-US Medicine. en-US For more information, visit www.sebasen-US -en-US tianrivermedical.org Indoor Yard & Annual Christmas Sale Friday, October 19th from 9:00AM 1:00PM Saturday, October 20th, 8 -1p.m. Roseland United Methodist Church, 12962 Roseland Road, Sebastian Our annual sale features gently used Christmas decorations including trees, wreaths, garland, ornaments, dishware, holiday clothing and collectables! Breakfast and lunch will be available Saturday only. Indian River County Cancer Support Group Meeting Friday, October 19th 1:00PM 2:30PM Christ The King Lutheran Church, 1301 Sebastian Blvd., Sebastian Dinner at American Legion Post 189 Every Friday from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. American Legion Post 189 807 Louisiana Ave., Sebastian 772 589 8710 or www.AL189.org All branches of the Armed Forces and Veterans are welcomed. Come sample our new menu and some of the old favorites. Complete meal including salad, dessert and drinks for $10 -$11. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 38th Annual Terror on Main Street Haunted House 19th, 20th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th, 31st 7:30 p.m. at 1036 Main Street, Sebastian 512 Market Saturday, October 20th from 8am -1pm United Church of Sebastian, 1251 Sebastian Blvd., Seb. Arts, crafts, jewelry, honey, antiques, flea market items, and many more products. Call 772 -918 -4467 VFW Auxiliary 10210 Annual Golf Tourny Saturday, October 20th 8:00AM 1:00PM Registration 7 a.m.; Shotgun start 8 a.m. Sebastian Municipal Golf Course, 101 Airport Drive West, Sebastian Luncheon will be served at VFW Post 10210, 815 Louisiana Ave, Sebastian, FL Bob Curry at 772 -646 -5336 Treks & Tracks Guided Nature Walk Saturday. October 20th at 9:30am Environmental Learning Center, 255 Live Oak Drive, Wabasso You ll experience so much on the ELC lagoon island as a Nature Guide walks with you and tells you all about the plants and wildlife you ll see! Great for all ages. Pelican Island Pontoon Boat Trips Wednesday & Saturdays 9:30 -11:30 am Environmental Learning Center, 255 Live Oak Drive, Vero Beach You ll spend a beautiful time on the Indian River Lagoon with a Nature Guide who ll tell you all about the nature you ll see! Touch Tank Encounters at ELC Sunday & Tuesday 2pm -4pm & Wednesday -Saturday 10am -12pm ELC, 255 Live Oak Drive, Wabasso This is a true hands -on experience with the marine animals occupying our 145 gallon Touch Tank in the Discovery Station interactive museum. Spoil Island Splash Pontoon Boat Trips Saturday, October 20th 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Environmental Learning Center, 255 Live Oak Drive, Wabasso Go island hopping for a few hours! Explore our spoil island for shells, wade in the wa-ters, watch the wildlife and enjoy the un-touched beauty of a small island ecosystem. Reserve at discoverELC.org Bingo Every Saturday & Thursday 11 am Sebastian Eagles, 9606 Trade Center Dr, Sebastian. 772 -589 -6573 Ecotalks Saving the Indian River Lagoon through Environmental Education Saturday October 20th at 11am ELC, 255 Live Oak Drive, Wabasso Surf Fishing Workshop Saturday, October 20th 1PM to 3:15 PM Sebastian Inlet State Park, 9700 S. A1A, Melbourne Beach Surf fishing class designed to introduce anglers to the basics of surf fishing. Story Time & Crafts Saturday, October 20th 1 -2 p.m. ELC, 255 Live Oak Dr., Wabasso Lively story time and craft hour. It s Country Time! Saturday, October 20th 4:30 -9pm American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, 807 Louisiana Ave., Sebastian A fried chicken dinner with music by the Ol Country Band. Tickets are $15 per person Come and have a fun evening! Night Sounds Free Range Strange Saturday, October 20th 7 9 p.m. Sebastian Inlet State Park, 9700 S. A1A, Melbourne Beach Wellness Qigong Every Sunday from 8AM 9:30AM True Balance Energy Center, 8800 U.S. 1, Sebastian. Energy Exercise Classes. Improve your health & enhance your energy. Truebalanceenergycenter.com or 559 -0866 Sunday Brunch Every Sunday 8:00AM 1:00PM Capt Hiram's Resort, 1606 Indian River Drive, Sebastian Angel Tree Registration Monday, October 22nd 4 -7pm North IRC Library, 1001 Seb. Blvd., Seb. This service is offered for low -income fami-lies who reside in Indian River County and wish to receive assistance for participation in the Angel Tree Program. 772 -978 0265 Sebastian Community Night Out Tuesday, October 23rd 5 -7 p.m. Riverview Park, Sebastian Community Night Out is your chance to meet local, state, and federal law enforcement officers and to see the tools of the trade up close and personal. Bingo at the Sebastian Elks Lodge Every Wednesday at 12:00 pm Sebastian Elks Lodge, 731 S Fleming St, Seb. Open to the public. Proceeds benefit all Elks charities. 772 -589 -1516 Open Mic Jam Every Wednesday at 7:00PM Pareidolia Brewing Co 712 Cleveland Street, Sebastian Rotary Club of Sebastian Networking Luncheon Every Thursday at 12:15 pm Capt Butcher s, 1732 Indian River Dr., Seb. Guests are welcome to see what Rotary is all about and listen to a speaker. Lunch $15. sebastianrotary.com. 581 -3199 Roseland Jam Session Meets every Thursday 1:30 -3:30p Roseland Volunteer Fire Department building, 8025 129th Court, Roseland Acoustic Country & Bluegrass music! Audience welcome. 913 -2182 Live Bluegrass Jam Every Thursday Night at 6:30 p.m. Marsh Landing Restaurant 44 N. Broadway, Fellsmere Enjoy some traditional and original songs! Good music, good food & a good time. Bring your instrument & join the fun! Triv i a/Game Night Every Thursday at 7:00PM Pareidolia Brewing Co 712 Cleveland Street, Sebastian To have your event listed, please send details to: Info@SebastianChamber.com 772589 5969 COMMUNITYlamplighterhomesfl.com321-254-0303 Lamplighter Village 2018 2018 C H O I C E 1R E A D E R S AN AGE QUALIFIEDEasy financing available!500 Lamplighter Blvd. Melbourne, FL 32934Resort Amenities Own for the cost of renting! Melbournes Premier 55+ Community Heated Pool and Spa Fitness 8 Pickle Ball Courts 8 Bocce Ball Courts Key West 18 Hole Mini Golf 8 Shueboard Courts Pool Side Bar Hospital names en-USnew presidenten-USFor Hometown Newsen-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.com
en-GBFRIDAY, OCT. 19 SATURDAY, OCT. 20en-GB en-US National Wildlife Refuge Week en-US Celebration:en-US 9 a.m. to noon, both days. Stop en-US by the Pelican Island National Wildlife en-US Refuge, located at A1A and Jungle Trail, on en-US Friday or Saturday, Oct. 19-20, between 9 en-US a.m. and noon. Refuge volunteers will be on en-US hand along the Centennial Trail to answer en-US your questions. We will also offer tram rides en-US to the Joe Michael Overlook. en-US For more en-US information about the refuge, visit en-US www.fws.en-US gov/refuge/PelicanIsland/.en-GB en-GB The Comedy Zone Oktoberfest en-GB Nights:en-GB Showcase of professional touring en-GB comedians on the Waxlax Stage at Riverside en-GB Theatre, 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero en-GB Beach, with local musicians performing en-GB outdoors, Live in the Loop. Scheduled en-GB comedians for these dates are The en-GB Tennessee Tramp and Jerry Harvey. Comedy en-GB shows are at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. en-GB Comedian showcase tickets: $12-$18. en-GB For en-GB information, call (772) 231-6990 or visiten-GB en-GB www.riversidetheatre.com.en-GBFRIDAY, OCT. 19en-GB en-GB Purple Tie Event:en-GB Fourth annual en-GB fundraiser event will be held by WE LEAP en-GB INC. at the Treasure Coast Jaguar dealership, en-GB 4771 U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. Held in honor en-GB of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, en-GB the event includes dinner, dancing, live en-GB entertainment by Vallery Valentine and en-GB the All Star Band, silent auction items, and en-GB vendors. Tickets are $75. WE LEAP INC. is en-GB a 501c3 nonprofit organization promoting en-GB healthy relationships and breaking the en-GB silence to end domestic violence. en-GB For more en-GB details, visiten-GB www.we-leap2.comen-USTHROUGH en-GB SATURDAY, OCT. 20en-GB en-GB Thats Entertainment! variety en-GB concert:en-GB McAlpin Fine Arts Center, IRSC en-GB main campus, 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort en-GB Pierce. Join the IRSC Company singers, jazz en-GB combo and jazz ensembles in a celebration en-GB of classic jazz, pop and Broadway music en-GB from past to present. Shows are at 7 p.m. en-GB Thursday through Saturday, and at 2 p.m. on en-GB Saturday. General admission tickets are $15. en-GB For more details, contact the IRSC box office en-GB at (800) 220-9915 or visit en-GB www.irsc.edu.en-GBSATURDAY, OCT. 20en-GB en-GB Ecotalks:en-GB 'Saving the Indian River en-GB Lagoon through Environmental Awareness,' en-GB 11 a.m., Environmental Learning Center, 255 en-GB Live Oak Drive, Vero Beach. ELC Research & THE PELICAN DINERHAS MOVED! 100 BRUSH FOOT DRIVE SEBASTIAN, FL 32958Latitude 27.80 Longitude 80.49772-228-9600 pelicandiner.comNew location is The Sebastian Municipal Golf CourseSame Great Food. Same Great Sta. Dinner's Starting Wednesday 10-17-18 til 7pm 2015 2015 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2018 2018 C H O I C E 1R E A D E R S ARIES March 21/April 20 en-USAries, this is a great week to give that special en-US someone in your life some extra love and en-US attention. Your workloads have lightened en-US across the board, so go the extra mile.en-USTAURUS April 21/May 21en-USTaurus, all eyes are on you and all attention is en-US focused in your direction. Stay grounded as en-US much as possible as you become the center of en-US attention.en-USGEMINI May 22/June 21en-USKeep a watchful eye on your domestic responen-US-en-US sibilities, Gemini. Its easy for the scales to tip en-US in other directions, but nothing is more en-US important than life at home.en-USCANCER June 22/July 22en-USDistant shores are beckoning, Cancer. Now en-US could be the time to start planning a getaway en-US you have always dreamed of. Enjoy this exciten-US-en-US ing trip.en-USLEO July 23/Aug. 23en-USRomance may not be in the stars this week for en-US you, Leo, as you are too distracted by work. en-US Make some time to come up for air and then en-US focus on relationships.en-USVIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-USVirgo, someone special to you may shower en-US you with intense love and affection this week en-US if you just find the time to connect. Clear your en-US schedule for the rest of the week.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USLibra, if you play your cards right, you will look en-US back on this week with nothing but smiles. en-US Things will soon get sorted out, and this week en-US will mark a turning point.en-USSCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22en-USScorpio, things may not have been easy for en-US you over the last couple of weeks, but your en-US courage and stamina know no bounds. Keep en-US forging ahead.en-USHoroscopesen-USFree Range Strange at en-US Sebastian Inlet Saturday night en-USSEBASTIAN INLET The Sebastian en-US Inlet State Park Night Sounds Concert en-US Series returns Sat., Oct. 20 with a free conen-US -en-US cert from Free Range Strange, a unique folk en-US music quartet that is becoming a hit at festien-US -en-US vals across the country.en-US Free Range Strange plays mostly original, en-US high-energy string band music. The band en-US features Sunnie Rae on ukulele, guitar, en-US vocals, Timber on guitar, mandolin, vocals, en-US John Gospel on banjo, guitar, vocals, and en-US Chase Holliday on upright bass, harmonica, en-US and vocals. All are well-traveled veterans of en-US the U.S. festival scene. They joined forces as en-US Free Range Strange in 2015.en-US The concert is hosted by the Florida en-US Department of Environmental Protection.en-US All concerts in the Night Sounds Concert en-US Series will be from 7-9 p.m. at Sebastian en-US Inlet State Park, 9700 South A1A, Melen-US -en-US bourne Beach. Concerts are at the pavilions en-US on Coconut Point, on the south side of en-US Sebastian Inlet. Concerts are free with reguen-US-en-US lar park entry fees.en-US For more information about Free Range en-US Strange visit en-US http://freerangestrange.com. en-US For more information about the concert en-US call (772) 388-2750 or visit en-USwww.floridasen-US-en-US tateparks.org/park/Sebastian-Inlet. Out en-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout en-USFree Range Strangeen-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 11en-US Seeen-US en-US SCOPESen-US, page 12 Dining en-US&en-US Entertainmenten-USFRIDAY, OCT. 19, 2018 en-US SEBASTIANen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSIRC.COM PAGE 9en-USFor Hometown Newsen-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.com
10 en-USVERO BEACH The weekend of en-US Oct. 19-20 is a great time to visit the en-US Pelican Island National Wildlife Refen-US-en-US uge, located at A1A and Jungle Trail in en-US Vero Beach.en-US As part of the National Wildlife Refen-US -en-US uge Week celebration, between 9 a.m. en-US and noon on Saturday and Sunday Pelien-US -en-US can Island will have volunteers along en-US the Centennial Trail to answer quesen-US-en-US tions and offer tram rides to the Joe en-US Michael Overlook.en-US Joes Overlook is a gorgeous spot en-US about a mile into the three-mile Joe en-US Michael Memorial Trail. Visitors can en-US enjoy awesome photographic opportuen-US-en-US nities from a salt-marsh observation en-US deck frequented by shore birds, wading en-US birds, and raptors.en-US In 1903, Pelican Island National en-US Wildlife Refuge became the first federal en-US area set aside specifically to protect wildlife. en-US It was designated a National Historic Landen-US -en-US mark in 1963. In 1993, Pelican Island was en-US recognized as a Wetland of International en-US Importance for its support of endangered en-US species and migratory birds.en-US The 5,400 acres of protected waters and en-US lands surrounding the actual Pelican Island en-US make up the refuge. As the first such refuge, en-US it has long been considered the ambassador en-US for the National Wildlife Refuge System that en-US now includes 563 refuges throughout the en-US country.en-US The goals of the Pelican Island National en-US Wildlife Refuge are to protect the rookery en-US on Pelican Island; enhance and restore en-US marsh and lagoon habitat for migratory en-US birds; provide habitat for threatened and en-US endangered species; and public education en-US and recreation. r Dimensional Color Razor Cuts Perms Foil High or Low Lights Frostings Facial Waxing Shellac Nails Acrylic Nails Pedicures f nntbf br nb R E A D E R S C H O I C E 2015 2017 2015 2017 2018 2018 C H O I C E 1R E A D E R S bb bb bbb rrbfb Heavy Duty Welded Deck Heavy Duty Fabricated Frame MOORE MOTORS 772-569-8220 5135 US HWY 1, VERO BEACH Parts & Service For Everything We Sell Patented Automatic Park Brake System Comes with a 3 year factory warrantyAuthorized Dealer Zero Turn, Zero Down, Zero % Interest 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Starting at $2899 Sebastian River Dentistry has some exciting news! We are turning 30 (thats right). Dr. Mark Peterson has been providing superior dentistry for family and friends in the Sebastian area for three whole decades. On October 1988 Dr. Mark Peterson opened his Dental practice with a lot of positive anticipation. In 1988 there was no internet, no oce computers, and yellow pages was the main source of communication. We have adapted with the times and upgraded along the way. We are proud of our digital practice as we adhere to the highest standard of dentistry with the state-of-the-art techniques and technology. Our goal has always been to provide ve-star service focusing on the customers and patient care. We would like to thank all of you for being our patients and helping us grow along this journey the past thirty years to become the practice we are today. We look forward to more anniversaries with the help and support of our existing and new patients and friends to come. To learn more about Dr. Peterson and his practice stop by for a visit or go to www.dentalprosebastian.com. 7740 Bay Street #1 Sebastian, FL 32958 (772)388-3119 National Wildlife Refuge en-USWeek at Pelican Islanden-USBy Mike Winikoffen-USmwinikoff@hometownnewsol.comen-USPhoto courtesy of Pelican Island en-US National Wildlife Refugeen-USNesting Brown Pelicans with chicks at en-US Pelican Island Refuge. See en-US en-US REFUGEen-US page 12 en-USChris Dowden, of Vero Beach, took along his en-US copy of Hometown News to French Lick, en-US Indiana.en-USTouring with the Towniesen-USEach week, we will en-US feature a different en-US reader-submitted photo en-US that showcases one (or en-US more) of our Treasure en-US Coast residents reading en-US the Hometown News in a en-US unique place. Email your en-US photo (at least 1 MB in en-US size) to en-US news@hometownen-US -en-US newsol.com.en-US Include your en-US first and last name, the en-US city you live in and the en-US location/date of where the en-US photo was taken. Type en-US TOURING WITH THE en-US TOWNIES in the subject en-US line.
11 en-GBEducation director Dr. Maryam Gahdiri will en-GB talk about how everyone can be part of the en-GB solution. Admission is $5 for adults and en-GB children age 12 and older, $3 for ages en-GB 2-11, free for younger children, ELC en-GB members, and with proof of financial need. en-GB No reservations needed; show up early and en-GB walk the ELC campus. en-GB Call (772) 589-5050 en-GB or visit en-GB discoverELC.org. en-GB en-GB Fire Truck Pull and Family Day:en-GB Third en-GB annual event will be held from 12-7 p.m., en-GB Walking Tree Brewery, 3209 Dodger Road, en-GB Vero Beach. Spectators are welcome to en-GB enjoy bounce houses, water slides, face en-GB painting, music, the dunk tank and food en-GB trucks. Firetruck pull begins at 4 p.m.; en-GB assemble a team of up to 10 people ($10 en-GB per person) and register online for prizes en-GB and bragging rights. Proceeds benefit en-GB childhood cancer research through the St. en-GB Baldrick's Foundation. en-GB Visiten-GB www.eventbrite.en-GB com/e/irc-fire-truck-pull-en-GB tickets-48415003579en-GB en-GB Devour Downtown:en-GB Make guided en-GB culinary visits in the heart of downtown en-GB Vero Beach, with local food and unique en-GB beverages, from 4-7 p.m. Alcohol (and en-GB non-alcoholic) drinks are included (over en-GB age 21 for alcohol). Each tour lasts about en-GB three hours and will be held rain or shine. en-GB Each tour will include less than one mile of en-GB level walking, with historic facts about the en-GB Main Street area. Tickets are $60 per en-GB person. Dates may be updated, check the en-GB website for details. en-GB Visit en-GB http://mainstreeten-GB -en-GB verobeach.org/devouring-downtown-tour/en-GB en-GB Frightening 4K race:en-GB Starts and en-GB finishes near South Beach Park, Vero en-GB Beach. Spooky Halloween-themed evening en-GB race is a flat, fast course with a haunted en-GB dirt road section under a canopy of oaks. en-GB Race starts at 6 p.m., with free kids' fun en-GB run following at 6:45 p.m. After the race: en-GB music, refreshments, raffles, awards en-GB ceremony, Halloween costume contest for en-GB adults and children. Race benefits the en-GB Indian River Elite Youth Track Club. Register en-GB online until Oct. 18. en-GB For more information, en-GB visit en-GB www.runvero.com/frightening4k.htmlen-GB en-GB Night Sounds Concert Series: en-GB 7-9 en-GB p.m., pavilions on Coconut Point at the en-GB Sebastian Inlet State Park, 9700 S. A1A, en-GB Melbourne Beach. Featuring Free Range en-GB Strange, an organic, poly-rooted quartet en-GB with high-energy string band music with en-GB elements of traditional folk, modern en-GB bluegrass, old time blues and country. Free en-GB with regular park entry fees. en-GB Call (772) en-GB 388-2750 or visit en-GB www.floridastateparks. rrfrrfrfrr ntbft nntbtn AFFORDABLE NON-LAWYER SOLUTIONS, INC.ftfrt 2018 2018 C H O I C E 1R E A D E R S 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S en-USCookie is a seven and a half-year old spayed female black tortoiseen-US -en-US shell Manx mixed breed cat. She lived with a family for four years en-US until a baby came along. Cookie is sweet, but shy. She gets stressed en-US by other cats, and she will not interact with them. Cookie will venture en-US out to be petted, and she enjoys her daily brushing. She likes to play en-US with the feather wand. If you are in search of an only cat, come meet en-US this girl whos every bit as sweet as her name!en-US Call the Humane Society at (772) 388-3331 or visit the shelter at en-US 6230 77th St., Vero Beach. Visit en-US www.hsvb.orgen-US to see more animals en-US for adoption. Looking for en-USa homeen-USOuten-USFrom page 9en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 13
12 en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USSagittarius, your career is in a perfect place en-US right now, so you can devote some of your en-US attention to personal matters even your love en-US life. Start focusing on your feelings.en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USYou notice a definite boost in your energy level en-US and drive this week, Capricorn. Its almost as en-US if youve rediscovered a passion you tucked en-US away for a while.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USCosmic dust will settle mid-week and you will en-US feel as if you have your power back, Aquarius. en-US If youve been holding off on projects, now is en-US the time to charge ahead.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USPisces, make a list of your priorities so you can en-US focus your energy efficiently. You dont want to en-US waver when trying to get things done.en-USTips for your visit to the refuge:en-US There are three hiking trails that cover en-US about seven miles. The Centennial Trail is en-US the primary trail for most visitors. It is a 3/4-en-US mile ADA accessible trail that includes the en-US Centennial Trail Pond, the National Wildlife en-US Refuge Boardwalk and the Observation en-US Tower.en-US Bring a camera, as there are abundant en-US photographic opportunities including wilden-US -en-US life and lagoon scenery. But be aware that en-US there are rules. To protect wildlife and their en-US habitat, you are not allowed to disturb, en-US injure, or damage plants and animals on the en-US refuge. Flushing or luring birds and other en-US wildlife for observation or photography are en-US strictly prohibited.en-US If you have binoculars and/or a bird en-US identification book or chart, bring them.en-US Bring drinking water, sunscreen and/or en-US a hat, and comfortable walking shoes.en-US Watch out for poison ivy, which can be en-US found just off established trails.en-US Public use areas are open daily from 7:30 en-US a.m. until sunset, and can be accessed at the en-US Jungle Trail off of U.S Hwy. A1A, 3.7 miles en-US north of the Wabasso Beach Road (CR 510) en-US or 3.3 miles south of Sebastian Inlet. The en-US administration office is located at 4055 en-US Wildlife Way, Vero Beach.en-US For more information, call (772) 581-5557 en-US or visit en-USwww.fws.gov/refuge/pelican_en-US island/.en-US For information about educational proen-US -en-US grams available for individuals and groups, en-US contact the visitor services manager aten-US Pelien-US -en-US canIsland@fws.gov. Answers Located in the Classied Section Refuge en-USFrom page 10en-USCelebrate one of the Treasure en-US Coasts most popular pastimes by en-US submitting a photo of your most en-US recent catch straight from local en-US waters. Email a photo of you with en-US your fish that is at least 1 MB or 300 en-US dpi in size to news@hometownnewen-US -en-US sol.com. Write CATCH OF THE en-US WEEK in the subject line, and in en-US the body of the email, please include en-US the following information:en-US Your name, city you live inen-US Age (if 18 or younger)en-US Type of fishen-US Approximate size of fishen-US Area you caught the fishen-US Phone number in case we have en-US questions (will not be printed) Wyatt Witkowski, 7, of Hobe Sound, caught this 22-pound, 56-inch en-USKing Mackerel in 60-feet of water off the coast of Stuart.en-USNice Catch! en-USScopesen-USFrom page 9
13 en-GBorg/park/Sebastian-Inlet.en-GBSATURDAY, OCT. 20 SUNDAY, NOV. 25en-GB en-GB Patten Community Gallery Exhibition en-GB opens:en-GB Vero Beach Art Club Invitational 2. en-GB Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside en-GB Park Drive, Vero Beach. en-GB Call (772) 231-0707 en-GB or visit en-GB www.vbmuseum.org/en-USSUNDAY, OCT. 21en-US en-US 'Jazz Jam:'en-US Presented by the Space en-US Coast Symphony Jazz Orchestra at 3 p.m., en-US Vero Beach High School Performing Arts en-US Center, 1707 16th Street, Vero Beach. en-US Featuring jazz at its finest, including music of en-US the greats like Duke Ellington, Thelonious en-US Monk, more. General admission tickets are en-US $25 in advance; free for ages 18 and under. en-US Call (855) 252-7276 or visit en-US spacecoastsymen-US -en-US phony.org/event/jazz-jam-2/en-USTUESDAY, OCT. 23en-GB en-GB Children's Halloween Magic Show:en-GB en-GB 6 p.m., North Indian River County Library, en-GB 1001 Sebastian Blvd., Sebastian. Enjoy a en-GB fun, not-so-spooky magic show. Costumes en-GB encouraged. en-GB Call (772) 589-1355, ext. 4523 en-GB or email en-GBpfuchs@irclibrary.orgen-USTUESDAY, OCT. 23 SUNDAY, NOV. 11en-US en-US 'Smokey Joe's Caf:'en-US One of Broadway's en-US longest-running hits, this rockin' revue will be en-US presented on the Stark Stage at Riverside en-US Theatre, 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero en-US Beach. A fun-filled night of rock 'n roll en-US celebrating legendary songwriters Jerry en-US Leiber and Mike Stoller. en-GBA range of show en-GB times is available. Tickets start at $35. en-USCall en-US (772) 231-6990, visit en-US riversidetheatre.com.en-USWEDNESDAY, OCT. 24en-GB en-GB Lecture:en-GB Brady Roberts, Made in en-GB Germany: An Inside View. 5:30 p.m., Vero en-GB Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside en-GB Park Drive, Vero Beach. Free with paid en-GB admission. Space is limited; must register in en-GB advance. en-GB Call (772) 231-0707 or visit en-GB www.en-GB vbmuseum.org.en-USFRIDAY, OCT. 26 SATURDAY, OCT. 27en-US en-US Howl at the Moon Oktoberfest en-US Nights:en-US Two seatings, 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 en-US p.m. Waxlax Stage at Riverside Theatre, en-US 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach. More en-US than a dueling pianos show, this is a high-en-US energy music show. Howl tickets: $12-$22. en-US Call (772) 231-6990 or visit en-US www.en-US riversidetheatre.com.en-GB en-GB Saturn Jewel of the Heavens:'en-GB en-GB Hallstrom Planetarium, IRSC main campus, en-GB 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. Celebrate en-GB Saturn as we showcase its mysterious rings, en-GB fantastic ice moons, and largest moon Titan, en-GB with its lakes of liquid nitrogen. Show times en-GB are Friday at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and en-GB Saturday at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tickets $5. en-GB Call (800) 220-9915 or visiten-GB www.irsc.edu.en-USSATURDAY, OCT. 27en-GB en-GB 'Bats of Florida:'en-GB 10 a.m., Audubon en-GB House, 195 Ninth Street S.E. (Oslo Road), en-GB Vero Beach. See live bats at this family-en-GB friendly presentation. en-GB Call (772) 567-3520 en-GB or emailen-GB firstname.lastname@example.org-GB en-GB Free Admission Saturday:en-GB On the last en-GB Saturday each month, bring friends and en-GB family to enjoy the Vero Beach Museum of en-GB Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach. en-GB All the galleries and sculpture parks are en-GB open to be explored, free of charge, 10 a.m. en-GB to 4:30 p.m. en-GBFor more details, call (772) 231-en-GB 0707 or visiten-GB www.vbmuseum.org/en-GB en-GB Museum Studio:en-GB 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vero en-GB Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park en-GB Drive, Vero Beach. Enjoy a docent-led gallery en-GB tour and a themed studio art project: en-GB Weaving Workshop. Recommended for en-GB ages 4-11. $5 per family group; free for en-GB members. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 231-0707 or visit en-GB www.vbmuseum.org/en-GB en-GB Centennial Chili Challenge:en-GB 4-9 p.m., en-GB Riverside Park, Vero Beach. Enjoy chili en-GB from 30 teams competing for the people's en-GB choice and judged awards. Enjoy live music, en-GB plus hamburgers, hotdogs, beer, wine, soft en-GB drinks, and desserts to round out the chili. en-GB Judging will take place at 6 p.m. and there en-GB will be a featured Centennial Chili included en-GB in the assortment. Organized by Sunrise en-GB Rotary. Registration for the chili competition en-GBis $50; to sign up, contact Debbie Avery at en-GB email@example.com-GB or any Sunrise en-GB Rotarian. en-GB For more details, visit en-GB facebook.en-GB com/Chili-Challenge-Sunrise-Rotary-VB.en-GB en-GB Half-Haunted Halloween:en-GB 5-7 p.m., en-GB Environmental Learning Center, 255 Live en-GB Oak Drive, Vero Beach. Enjoy not-so-spooky en-GB fun in an interactive, educational event for en-GB the whole family. Costumes are optional as en-GB you take part in a celebration of Halloween en-GB on the lagoon. Canoe through mangrove en-GB tunnels with spooky sounds, make nature-en-GB themed Halloween crafts, play games, touch en-GB tank encounters and aquariums, and more. en-GB Admission is $5 for adults and children en-GB age 12 and older, $3 for ages 2-11, free for en-GB younger children, ELC members, and with en-GB proof of financial need. No reservations en-GB needed. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 589-5050 or visit en-GB discoverELC.org. rfntnfbb bftbfnbrr nft tnfbtnb fnn fn nbnnb rfnbfn nff fn fnnnnn ffnnb ftnfbrn nff f tbfnf bfnfn nbfbfn tbfffrfn bff frf 132SpecialNotices tbfnf bfnn nbfbfn tbfffrfn bff frf 131Personals rfntbn f r rfnftrb rnf rn fnnn nrrnf nfr tnnr r rfnn rnnnnfr n f nrrrfnrtbtrrrrfrrrrrrnrtrrrfnrnrrrfrfnrtbrnf nnnnfrrrt tn rf tb fbnn nbftbfntb fn tnb ntn tttn ntrnb ntn f n ttt nt bb 145Wanted rr ffn nrfnfrf nt tnfbrbn nff f t trft rfnfff fnf bfnr f 132SpecialNotices f ffnrfb fnbf tn bnr frbf fff ffn bnnfn b nfn 225Auctions nf r ft bff fb f fnf rnr ttn tfnn nrrnn fbnnf nffbn b 205Antiques/ Collectibles/Art MERCHANDISEMART nff nb f r tnrf fnfr f bb nbbb nntr nn t rf btb f n ff n f nb n n tb tb trtnffn fr n n 230Bargains:$200 orless rb r fn tbnn fn bbnf ffnnf ttr 255Electronics fr rfnf bnr bffnbr ftf fnffb f 234BuildingSupplies &Equipment r brb nnfbffn fn 230Bargains:$200 orless n tbt nn ftffnb fnfnn fff r ntfn nrf ttn nb ftnntf nrfbr tbfnf bfnn nbfbfn tbfffrfn bff frf 270Medical Equipment&Supplies rffr nt frfn nbn bnf ft fnfnb 260Furniture& HouseholdGoods bn fnttn tttnfb tnb ttfnf fntb bb rr b tt nb nrfn ffnntn fbrfbbf t tnbtt nt tn rnbr bfnr f nf fntrf nrfr rfntn nfff rfnfbr 270Medical Equipment&Supplies r tfntfn nttf tnntfbb frnb r n tt nb ftf r rr nffn fbn f frtfbt tnfbf f nfn nbnbr nr rnb nnfn nftf rt nrfn nbfn bfbtnf b ffnn nnntt 270Medical Equipment&Supplies Out en-USFrom page 11en-US$267 each.en-US The 14 laptop is built with heavy-duty en-US components to withstand shocks, drops en-US and vibrations, thus the term rugged. It en-US is made to hold up in extreme temperaen-US -en-US tures, with an operating range of -20F to en-US 140F.en-US Rugged also means a screen and keyen-US -en-US board that can be seen in bright sun and en-US low light. The laptop features a full high en-US definition resolution screen to reduce en-US glare and reflections, and a customizable en-US backlit keyboard so the officer can see en-US the keys while maintaining a dark vehicle en-US interior.en-USPoliceen-USFrom page 1 VOTE GILLIAMS.COMGILLIAMS IS LOOKING OUT FOR YOU!He is no stranger to City Hall, as one of the most dogged watchdogs of the council, says the Press Journal.ITS TIME TO VOTE HIM IN TO SERVE YOU! Political advertisement paid for and approved by Damien Gilliams for Sebastian City Council
14 rffrnr tbb 305Pets:Domestic PETS r f nntbb rfn tbb rf rf f r ff ffn ff rn fn r n b r r r r f nntbb rr r fff rfr f r t f r ff r 305Pets:Domestic nntbb b t r fb 305Pets:Domestic nntbb t fr r ff f f b r f n f r rf fff f ff frn r f b fr r f frf 275MiscItems 440Professional rf f rf f fnn f 427Misc.Employment RECRUITMENT rf rr r rr rr ff bnr t f r bnr rr r f f n 299miscNATIONAL Ads r r ffr b f f rf r r ffr b ff r f r bt ff tr f 275MiscItems 440Professional t ffb f f 455Trades r rf rf r r rr r rt f f r f r r rrf rbn rn ff rr ff f tf bn f 299miscNATIONAL Ads f frf ff f t 510Schools rfntbf t tf trbt r ft b t f f ff ffr f f rf r rf r f r f rf r f r rf r f b rf f frr f f f r r r f f r r r 299miscNATIONAL Ads tf rf fr rrrf f f t 510Schools t b rbr f ff r bnr ffrf br f t bf rbn rf b ff t bf rbn rf b ff t bf rbn rf b ff f r f ff f rf t ft b t f 299miscNATIONAL Ads f r r ffr fnff 510Schools
15 rrfntbbb rffnt rfnrbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb nbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbnbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb nbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbnbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb rfnftbftnt fftbtbtbnftntbt rf ntrb rr bb tbbrb f bbt bt rrrrf rfntbn bn n n n rfntbn bn n n n rrr nb n r n r bb bb n r b bb b rfrr nrn 299miscNATIONAL Ads b f n n bb rrrrr b f n n rr tr bb b b rrrr bb n n b fn nn n rr nn n rr n n n nr rf b r tb n n r n bb rr r nf 299miscNATIONAL Ads b bn rrrb b b bn b b b n n n bb nn b rb b b r f b r rb f bb n r f bbb b 299miscNATIONAL Ads 940RV/Travel Trailers/Campers b nr r n rr 915Automobiles TRANSPORTATION b nn b f t n r b r r rr bn bnb br rrrr n b n r n n b bn rrrrrb b b 299miscNATIONAL Ads 940RV/Travel Trailers/Campers b f bbb r n n r nn b n 915Automobiles nn b b rrr f nb b r b b nbb n brrrr b b nbb n brr bn nn rr t n n nb n n bbn 299miscNATIONAL Ads nttbb rrrrf bb n rrr b rrr 920Automobiles Wanted t rfrr r rr 917AutomobileParts rrrrf bn nbb b n b rrr n nnbb n f nnb nb r bb n n b r b b r b b r n bnn b rrr 299miscNATIONAL Ads n b b r 960Misc. Transportation b rbbf fr 950Trucks/Vans r nnn f r 920Automobiles Wanted nn n rrr 630Misc.Financial BUSINESS& FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES bbt bt f b n r n b n rrr bn nbb b nn b rr 299miscNATIONAL Ads bb t btrrrrf brfffb r rrrr 962Boats/Watercraft nn nn nn nn 960Misc. Transportation n bnn b b b nn br 630Misc.Financial n n n bb n n n rbb b bn rrr b r n n bb rrr b r n n bb 299miscNATIONAL Ads
16 730Manufactured HomesforSale rfntbnnnt f rrrffr rntbffnfttt n 730Manufactured HomesforSale r fnt bfr r ff tf f ff rtfr frf rrtfr tf rfr 710HousesforSale 730Manufactured HomesforSale 730Manufactured HomesforSale rf tr f t rf 735OutofArea forSale ntbb r fnt nfft ff 710HousesforSale 730Manufactured HomesforSale 730Manufactured HomesforSale 730Manufactured HomesforSale 730Manufactured HomesforSale 795Misc.RealEstate Services 730Manufactured HomesforSale 795Misc.RealEstate Services 730Manufactured HomesforSale frn nt r r r r f 825Manufactured Homes t fb rf 802Rooms& Roommates tf fr fffr f r fr nr 5005FictitiousNames f r ff f rrf frf f 5005FictitiousNames r ffrnr r t ff ff f f nf b bfr n 299miscNATIONAL Ads tbrff r ff ff f f bbfr n nf 299miscNATIONAL Ads rn rf fr fff f frrrn ff fr t frrrn ff fr t 299miscNATIONAL Ads trf r f n rft frn b ftf 299miscNATIONAL Ads r fr ft f ff f n rft frn b ftf 299miscNATIONAL Ads b btt r fr ft f ff f 299miscNATIONAL Ads