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Table of Contents
    Section A: Main
        page A 1
        page A 2
        page A 3
    Section A: Main: Opinion
        page A 4
    Section A: Main: Police Beat
        page A 5
    Section A: Main: Calendar
        page A 6
    Section A: Main: Obituaries
        page A 7
    Section A: Main: Beach Living
        page A 8
    Section A: Main: Beach Living: Engagements
        page A 9
    Section A: Main: Beach Living: Education
        page A 10
    Section B: Sports
        page B 1
        page B 2
        page B 3
    Section B: Sports: Classifieds
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    Section B: Sports continued
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FEBRUARY 15, 2006

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Vol. 43, No. 68


Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963

Displaced families living in tents at Hanna Park

AB commission is
asked for assistance

With temperatures dropping into the
30s, some Beaches area families were
forced to sleep in their vehicles and oth-
ers m tents at Hanna Park Monday night

The Target at Marsh Landing
Parkway will close its garden
center during renovations.

Target begins



After nearly two years of
planning, Target will close its
garden center and food court
Sunday to prepare for a 17,000-
square-foot expansion to the
retail store at A1A and J. Turner
Butler Boulevard.
The $7 million expansion
will decrease the size of the
existing garden center from
7,000 to approximately 6,000-
square-feet, utilizing the
remaining space to completely
remodel the interior including
new ceilings, flooring and
shelves to equal the size of the
full-line stores.
Manager Chrissy Sullivan
Tuesday called the project a
standard Target expansion that
while increasing the floor space
from 630,000-square-feet to
647,000-square-feet will also
allow the store to offer a wider
range of products.
The City Council approved
the development order modifi-
cation in May, 2004 to allow
Target to move forward with its
expansion plans.

Peyton to

speak here
Jacksonville Mayor John
Peyton will address the Beaches
Business Assoc (BBA) on
Monday, Feb 27.
The BBA meets at the
Jacksonville Beach Public Golf
Course Club House, located at
the end of South Penman
Road. This meeting will start at
noon with a buffet lunch.
Peyton will speak at 12:30 p.m.
Peyton is also scheduled to
attend the Mayport Navy
League Council Meeting
Thursday, Feb. 16, from 6:30 to
9 p.m.
The group meets at the
Ocean Breeze Convention
Center, Mayport Naval Station
Pevton staffers said he will
host a Town Hall meeting for
the Beaches on March 2.

as they have been evicted from their
homes along Mayport Road "to make
way for high-priced condos," according
to representatives from a group of local
agencies attempting to help the families
Some of the representatives from the
recently formed Beaches Housing
Coalition attended Monday night's
Atlantic Beach City Commission meet-
ing and pleaded for the city's elected offi-
cials to help the people, some of whom

are Navy families. .
"There are families tonight out at
Hanna Park sleeping in tents," said
Cindy Funkhouser, Executive Director
for the Beaches Emergency Assistance
Ministry (BEANIr a not for profit agency
who has teamed with other local agen-
cies to address the problem.
Toni Sable of the Beaches
Neighborhood Partnership for the
Protection of Children another agency
which has joined the coalition said she

The oceanfront was all but
empty Monday afternoon
as acold snapwhitdthee
Beaches. Firewood ven-
dors were working hard to
produce enough wood
before they close up shop
on March 1 as required by
Jacksonville Beach City
ordinance. Below right,
John Ring at the Beach
Boys lot on Penman Road. ',
splits large oak logs into
firewood and the wood is
stacked for sale according
to age and dryness. The
frigid temperatures also
have utility crews on stand-
by since Beaches Energy
Services experiences its
peak usage in the winter
months. During the winter
months, heaters are run-
ning to knock out the cold.
When electric heat pumps
switch to heat strips during
low temperatures, the heat
pump Is not bWrking In the ,
heat pumpcycTe and the
demands on the electrical
system peak, according to
former utility director Gary
Quick. Quic.said Ist year
that the highest use typical-
ly registers between 6:45
a.m. and 8 a.m. in the cold
season when folks are get-
ting ready for the day.


Shark attacks on decline worldwide

Punching shark's
nose saved one man

Assertive and even aggressive human behavior
could explain why shark attacks worldwide
dipped last year, continuing a five-year down-
ward trend in close encounters with the oceanic

new University of Florida research suggests.
Greater safety precautions and in-your-face
responses to confrontations with sharks went a
long way in reducing the total number of attacks
from 65 in 2004 to 58 in 2005 and fatalities
from seven to four, said George Burgess, director
of the International Shark Attack File housed at
Florida Museum of Natural History. No fatali-
ties were reported at the Beaches.
In contrast, there were 78 shark attacks 11 of
them fatal -- in 2000, the all-time high record
year for attacks since statistics were kept, he

There also were simply fewer sharks to attack
people, a result of a decline in populations
caused by overfishing of the carnivorous crea-
ture, which generally is slow to reproduce,
Burgess said.
"It appears that humans are doing a better job
of avoiding being bitten, and on the rare occa-
sion where they actually meet up with a shark,
are doing the right thing to save their lives," he

See SHARK, A-5

is receiving numerous calls each day
from parents with young children that
don't know what to do.
"I've got people living in cars right
now. They have children going to school
tomorrow," Sable said, adding that teach-
ers at the schools are struggling with
whether they should call the Department
of Children and Families.


dining in

JB may be


Code could permit
more outside tables

Jacksonville Beach planners responding
to an influx of mixed use developments
are considering ways to loosen restrictions
on outdoor seating.
Planning and Development Director
Steve Lindorff Tuesday said the planning
staff has proposed a series of amendments
to the outdoor seating ordinance that, if
approved, would provide an exemption to
certain establishments.
The Planning Commission will hold a
public hearing at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27
in Council Chambers, 11 3rd St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach.
The present code prohibits outdoor
seating at any bar or restaurant within 100
feet from a residence or lodging.

NB agrees

to trash


Neptune Beach resi-
dents will pay $5.25 NeW contract:
more per month for
waste services begin-
ning in June and will
no longer have their
yard trash picked up
on Monday the
most desirable pickup
day for lawnm debris.
The City Council 1
Monday in a 3-2 vote
approved a new waste
service contract
which stipulates side
yard garbage collection two days per week,
one day per week recycling collection and
one day per week yard waste pickup on a
weekday other than Monday. The city
will have a new waste service provider,
Waste Pro.
The city's contract for waste collection
with Waste Services, Inc. expires in June
and the city rebid for a new contract.
Monday yard trash collection is typical-
1, more desirable e and costly because most
do lawn work on the weekends and take
the debris to the curb where it stays until
picked up, according to city officials.City
Manager Jim Jarboe Tuesday said that the
city will push to have the yard trash
picked up on Tuesdays. Garbage and recy-
cling pickup days will likely stay the same,
according to a representative from Waste
Pro Monday.
If the council had decided to continue
Monday yard trash collection in the new
waste contract the the monthly rate per
residential customer would have increased
$7 from $13 to $20. And that was too
much, said city councilors.

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the tournament from hole 17
- said to be one of the most
difficult holes in golf -- there'
will be three jumbotrons
showing players on other holes
for the convenience of the
viewers, Kelly said.
Those watching at home will
also experience fewer commer-
cials, thanks to negotiations
between NBC and some of the
major sponsors of the tourna-
ment, including UPS and Price
Waterhouse Cooper.
The sponsors agreed to limit
commercial times to no more
than five minute per hour.
As for the course itself, seven
miles of soil from the Stadium
Course will be removed and
replaced with sand to accom-
plish "firm and fast" condi-
tions, David Pillsbury, chief
operating officer for PGA Tour
properties, told commissioners
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part of the reason the tourna-
ment was moved from March
to May Pillsbury said scor-
ing during the tournament has

become more inconsistent
over the years.
"We found that the enemy
was moisture," Pillsbury told

Fan Village project planned to enhance TPC viewing


At the request of PGA Tour
officials, St. Johns County
Commissioners agreed last
week to help expedite plans to
improve the TPC at Sawgrass
in Ponte Vedra.
The project, which will start
immediately after this year's'
Player's Championship March
23 to 26, will include a new
clubhouse, renovations on the
two golf courses and the con-
struction of a "fan village" for
With the tooper'tioi' bf the
county in the approval of the
plans and permits, the renova-
tions should be complete.
before the 2007 tournament,
said Vernon Kelly, president of
the golf course properties for
the TPC.
"We will have the finest
tournament facility in the
world," Kelly told commission-
ers last week.
Kelly said the fan village will
be part of an effort to improve
the' overall entertainment
experience for spectators of the
tournament, which has been
moved to May beginning next
The village will replace the
main walkway where specta-
tors exit buses from offsite
parking and walk to the golf
The area will include food
vendors, shops, restrooms, and
interactive touch screens for
guests to check the scores of
their favorite players.
The village will also feature
kiosks that will explain the his-
tory of the tournament and
the facilities.
Other entertainment
improvements include tech-
nology upgrades such as more
"jumbotron" screens for spec-
tators to watch other players
on different holes, Kelly said.
Since most spectators watch

The moist, spongy course
prevented golf balls from
rolling very far, almost making
the course easier for profes-
sional golfers in the tourna-
ment, according to Kelly.
Replacing the soil with sand
will result in harder fairways
and,- in turn, faster, rolling
balls, Kelly said.
"Actually, the golf course
will play like it was originally
played when it was designed,"
Kelly said in an interview
"It's actually harder for the
The steep mounds at No. 17
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And on every putting green,
a mechanical aeration system
will be installed underneath
the surface. The system will
acts a giant vacuum, sucking
moisture out of the green and
draining it into pipes below
the surface.
Even if it does rain during
the tournament, Kelly said,
officials will be able to dry the
greens quickly and return the
course to normal conditions.
During construction, the
Stadium Course will be closed.





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Cont. from A-1
Target is located in the
Southend Redevelopment
Area Development of Regional
Impact (DRI) which regulates
the amount of commercial
square footage for all develop-
ment in the district.
City officials also amended
the Planned Unit
Development (PUD) for the
Marsh Landing Parkway shop-
ping center to accommodate
the additional square footage.
The council originally
denied a request for DRI mod-
ification because it was con-
nected to a request to move
Home Depot into the former
KMart location in South
Beach Plaza just north of the
Target site.
Because both projects exist
within the Southend DRI, city
planners combined both proj-
ects to avoid having to
address the DR[ twice. The
HOme Depot project was
rejected, however, forcing
Target officials to resubmit
their request separate of
Home Depot.
Opponents of both projects
cited concerns of increased
traffic and the impact on the
already congested AIA.
Traffic engineer Bill
Schilling using FDOT-
approved software said the
expansion will add 52 new
trips equivalent to 26 cars
entering and exiting the shop-
ping center during the P.M.
peak hour.
[The data] shows as the
store expands, the same cus-
tomers are coming more
S because of the larger variety as
S well as capturing people
already on the roadway net-
work, Schilling said.
Target will remain open dur-
ing the remodel, Sullivan said,
and the garden center will
reopen in late summer.
Sullivan said she estimates
the store to be 100 percent
complete by October but
noted that the time frame
could go up or down depend-
ing on construction.

On February 14, Gene and Cindy Grimmius, from left, co-chairs of the Plantation/Tom
Bush BMW Charity Event, presented a check for $13,000 to Mission House. Accepting the
check are Bill Tevepaugh, president of the Board of Directors of Mission House, and Jan
Flager, executive director of Mission House. "The Plantation members participated with
great enthusiasm to give something back to the community," said Gene Grimmius.
"Mission House was selected for the good work it does for the less fortunate members of
our community." Mission House, located at 800 Shetter Avenue in Jacksonville Beach, has
assisted over 10,000 men, women, and children since serving its first meal in 1997,
according to the facility.

Matthews says no re-election bid for him

Jacksonville Beach City
Councilman Dick Matthews
Monday. announced this' week
that he will not run' in the
upcoming November election.
"After 10 years of service to
our great city, I have decided.
that I will not seek reelection to
the City Council," he said.
Matthews, who ran unop-
posed for Council Seat 2 in the
2004 election, served for six
years on the Planning
Commission before making the
leap as an elected official.
"It has always been my belief
that if you have the time and
inclination, you should volun-
teer to serve your community,."
Matthews has also participat-

ed in the Junior
program, United
Way, Cub Scouts, .
Indian Guides,
Jaycees and .''
Exchange Club
and presently
serves on' .the
Board of. Matthews
Directors for the
Beaches Council on Aging and
After a four-year stint on the
planning board, Matthews was
reappointed for a second term
before deciding to go for the
"I don't consider myself a
politician. I never did," he said.
"I was encouraged to do this
four years ago by some members
of the past council and I was sur-

Dining: More outdoor dining eyed

Cont. from A-I
Under the proposed changes,
restaurants and outdoor bars
cp.ould apply fr condiptinal; ue
- ptovidR'a.osea"np"hg
as there is no amplified music or
other noise emanating from the
"Essentially it says that if
there is no live music or enter-
tainment with noisy or ampli-
fled sound [a business seeking
outdoor seating] would not be
subject to those standards,"
Lindorff said.
Several new developments
with a mix of residential and
commercial in the same struc-
ture prompted the planning
staff to review the ordinance.
"There are some projects out
there that might merit consider-
ation for conditional use that
S we can't process," Lindorff said.
An example, he said, is The
Metropolitan at 3rd Avenue
North. The mixed use develop-
ment will offer penthouse con-

donuniums, commercial office
space, garage -parking and retail
that could include coffee shops,
cafes or bistr"s with' .optdoar..
seating '" "
Lindorff also cited two
nightspots in the city's down-
town entertainment district that
were previously denied outdoor
An outdoor beer garden at
Lynch's Irish Pub at 514 1st St.
N. was blocked after Lindorff
dismissed the conditional use
request for outdoor seating, cit-
ing the pub's proximity to an
established residential use locat-
ed behind the proposed seating
Lynch's general manager
Keith Doherty said the commis-
sion's decision was unfair
because the ordinance approved
by the City Council in March.
2002 was not applied to all busi-
nesses seeking outdoor seating
adjacent to residential proper-

Restaurants such as the
Bonefish Grille,.which backs up
to homes along Sandra Drive,
were -granted.. outdoor "seating
earlief.. : -' -
The Rite Spot was approved to
construct deck seating in April,
2003 and 11th South, located in
a residential community at 216
11th Ave. S., received the most
recent approval for outdoor
Lindorff said the proposed
changes will also recommend
that the lodging standards be
dropped entirely from the ordi-
Fionn MacCool's recently
applied to inove into the court-
yard area adjacent to the build-
ing but w.rithout the changes
the planning staff would be
required to deny the request..
Lindoiff said the modihca-
tions will also take into
account .the distance between
established residential uses and
outdoor noise.

prised at all the friends I had out
This year, Matthews said he
expects his seat as well as Seat 6,
which will be vacated in
November by Councilor Linda
Spence, and Seat 4, held byl
Martha Ann Sibley, will be inter-
esting races as the level of com-
munity involvement continues
to spike. Spence will not be able
to run because of term limits.
Sibley has not announced if she
intends to seek reelection.
"I really think that there are a
lot of good people out there that
should run," Matthews said.
Matthews said he expects the
issues surrounding the 2006
election will echo many of the
concerns facing candidates two
vears ago.
"They are still going to go on
about height," he said, referring
to the 35-foot height amend-
ment passed in 2004 by a citi-
zen-led referendum sponsored
by the Beaches Watch group.
."It has been a great ride and I
think it is time for someone else
to step up and get involved," he


Cont. from A-1
"They're [the teachers] say-
ing 'what do I do about this?'
And I'm telling them to give
the parents a chance to fix the
problem ... Because if the chil-
dren are homeless [in this
instance],, they can't help
Within the last six months
hundreds of low-income fami-
lies have been forced out of
their residences along Mayport
Road and adjacent areas due to
their apartment complexes and
mobile home parks being
bought by developers who
plan to construct upscale con-
dominiums and office and
retail complexes.
According to the coalition,
the apartment complexes and
mobile home parks which have
been or are in the process of
evicting its residents are:
*The Buccaneer
Mobile Home Park 100 resi-
*The Palms

Apartments 100 residences.
S *Lakeside Mobile
Home Park 90 residences.
*NMayport Trace
Apartments 204 residences.
*Atlantic Arms
Apartments 100 residences.
Nautica Point
Apartments 100 residences.
Funkhouser said a total of
649 low-income families will
lose their homes over 2,000
Beaches area residents.
And she said that some are
being evicted with as little as
30 days notice and they don't
have the money to move any-
where else in the area.
"The problem along the
MayTport Road Corridor is over-
whelming," Funkhouser said,
adding that there is no longer
any available affordable hous-
ing at the Beach for the fami-
lies to move. "They have no
money to finance a move ...
even if they had the money,
there is no place to move in
this community."
"They are not only being
forced out of their homes, but
out of their communities as
Sable said Tuesday that she is
upset because the apartment
complexes' management and
local officials knew about the
sales but did little to notify the
"People knew that this was
going to happen but then did-
n't tell the people," she said.
at' AtttiAc Arms paxtment's'

residents] did not find out
about it [being sold] until it
was printed in the paper."
Sable said she is frustrated
because she helped relocate
many people who were evicted
from the Palms Apartments
last year move into other apart-
ments which are now closing.
"I moved people from the
Palms [Apartments] to Lakeside
[Mobile Home Park] and to
Nautica Point [Apartments]
and now they haven't even
been there a year and they're
closed down," Sable said. "I've
got people calling me asking
"What do I do now?"
"We have people that
absolutely, positively have no
idea where to go or what to
Sable, who served in the mil-
itary, said the the Navy should
have done more to help its
families avoid moving into the
apartments which were being
eyed for development changes.
"The military should have
been made aware [of the devel-
opment plans] six months ago.
They could have told the fami-
lies not to move into those
apartments," she said.
'She said Mayport Navy
Station was contacted by
Atlantic Beach city officials
Tuesday morning and that
May-port officials told them
there are approximately 300
housing units on base which
are "open," but are not afford-
able to all military members.
Sable said she is frustrated
that local officials are not
doing more to help the fami-
"If you don't want poor peo-
ple at the beach that's fine,"
she said. "It sucks. But then
help me get them off the
Atlantic Beach Mayor Don
Wolfson at Monday's meeting
said many of the residences in
question are located in
Jacksonville, outside Atlantic
Beach city limits, and that the
county must be made aware of
the problem.
"\Ve have our hands tied. We
can take care of what we can
take care of in our area,"
Wolfson said.
He told the group that he
will contact Jacksonville Mayor
John Peyton and other counts
officials to make them aware of
the issues.
"We will get attention to the
matter immediately," Wolfson
'said. "" -.. I ... .. "
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Volunteers needed for
NCAA tourney
The road to the Final Four
starts in Jacksonville when the
NCAA Division I Men's College
Basketball Tournament plays
first and second rounds on
March 16 and 18 at the
Veteran's Memorial Arena in
Downtown Jacksonville.
Volunteers are needed to staff
hospitality tables at six area
S hotels, including the
\ Jacksonville Marriott at
Southpoint, and the airport
starting on March
14 through the 18. If you
would like to know more
about volunteering send an e-
Smail to
Volunteers need to be at least
S18 and shifts are available
from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Bookmark hosts
authors in Spring
Washington Post reporter
and award winning environ-
mental journalist Michael
Grunwald will be at THE
BOOKMARK on Wednesday,
March 8 at 7 p.m. to discuss
and sign copies of his new
book The Swamp: The Story of
the Everglades. I
.Grunwald chronicles the his-
tory of the river of grass from
its early life as a swamp_
through the escalating
demands of new residents after
S WW1l that led to the swamp's
decline. Politicians have come
together .to launch the largest
ecosystem restoration in
America's history.

Bestselling author Steve
Berry will be at THE BOOK-
MARK on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7
p.m. to discuss and sign copies
of his new book The Templar
In Berry's latest historical
thriller, retired operative
Cotton Malone is called to
help a colleague, Stephanie
Nelle, who is on a mission to
find the legendary cache of
wealth and forbidden knowl-.
edge thought to have been lost
forever when the order of the
Knights Templar was extermi-
nated in the 14th century.
Berry's previous works include
The Third Secret, The
Romanov Prophecy, and The
Amber Room.

Edgar award winning author
David Liss will be at THE
BOOKMARK on Tuesday,
March 7 at 7 p.m. to discuss
and sign copies of his new
mystery The Ethical Assassin.
Unlike his previous historical
mysteries, Liss' latest is a con-
temporary thriller set,, in
Lem Altick is selling encyclo-
pedias door-to-door to raise
money for college. One review-
er praises "The Ethical
Assassin", noting it is worthy
of a tale told by Carl Hiaasen.

Grant funds available to
help poor
The Catholic Campaign for
Human Development (CCHD)
announces that local funds are
available for self-help projects

that seek to eliminate poverty.
To be eligible for a grant, the
organization must be non-
profit, incorporated and tax
exempt. The organization
must benefit a poverty group
with members of the poverty,
group on the organization's
board. CCHD grants are not
given to direct service projects
nor to individuals.
The CCHD is the Catholic
Church's domestic anti-pover-
ty agency and the largest pri-
vate founder of anti-poverty
programs entrusted to and led
by poor people in the United
States. The United States
Conference of Catholic
Bishops established it in 1970.
The Campaign puts Scripture
and Catholic social teaching
into action by working-to end
poverty and injustice. Grant
application deadline is April
Grant applications are avail-
able at the Catholic Charities
Jacksonville Regional Office,
134 East Church Street,
Jacksonville, FL 32202, phone:
(904) 899-5500 or at St. Luke's
Catholic Church, 1606
Blanding Blvd., Middleburg, FL
32068, phone: (9041 282-0439.

Library honors volunteers
The annual luncheon to
honor volunteers at Beaches
Branch Library is scheduled
today at noon at Max's
Restaurant in Jacksonville
Beach. Several special guests
from the downtown Library
.Board and other dignitaries are
expected to attend.

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ww.beachesleader.com Locally Owned and Operated Serving the Beaches since 1963 THE BEACHES LEADER/PONTE VEDRA LEADER

Letters to the editor:

The 'fair share'

program is a sham

To the editor:
When we all voted for
Mayor Delaney's plan it was
laid out with logic to provide
for the future expansion of our
c Certain structures and facili-
ties would be built and most of,
the roads, which were in great
need of repair and expansion,
would be taken care of in the
plan. What wasn't publicized
was the timetable or priority
with which the plan would be
executed. Most voters said yes
to the tax so the roads that
EVERYONE used would be
taken care of.
We've all seen the buildings,,
some we didn't need right
away because they serve, a
small portion of our communi-
ty like an equestrian center, got
first priority and the money.
.Now we're seeing road projects
that can't be properly complet-:
ed because of a lack of funds,
yet-the Mayor is still consider-'
ing going. to the city council
--andcasking to double the price
tag of $190 million, plus the
$60 million already invested
for a courthouse that hopefully
less than 10 percent of the
* public will ever enter. .
If we .really need 'a new
courthouse then I recommend
that that project not start until
all of the road projects in the.
county and the Beaches that
were in the original Greater
Jacksonville plan are fully,
funded and completed at least
"as originally presented to us
before we voted to raise our
taxes. It would make it easier'
to figure out what kind of

palace we could afford after all
the road projects are complet-
ed instead of delaying road
WVe need to focus on the abil-
ity to move about the county
on proper road systems
because the ,Duval and St
John's County. out of control.
development will quickly over-
take whatever improvements
we have for our pending road
.projects in the GJP;
Our City Council has always
had strong representation
from the developer and real
estate Industry which is. proba-
bly why any mention of
impact fees becomes a passing'
remark, despite every other
county, having one to .assist in
proper road building in a time-
ly fashion to match the current
building frenzy in North
Florida. The "fair share" pro-
gram is a sham so we need to
institute impact fees if we're
serious about controlled
growth of our highways, yet
the Council ignores any men-
tion of impact fees which
might slow growth to match,
the ongoing developments.'
Perhaps% we should have. the
real estate industry and devel--
opers build the roads, they cer-
tainly can put up entire neigh-'
borhoods or shopping centers
complete with parking lots and
curbed accesses to our.existing
roads in record .time, before
any nearby road work in the
Greater Jacksonville Plan has
been started.
Pat Cassidy
Retired U.S. Navy,

Affordable housing for middle
income nonexistent at Beaches

To the editor:
From what I've experienced
in looking for a house in the
Beachess, tea 1 have eo say. I
agree" that affordable housing-
for middle income folks is
I'm a retired teacher and
taught for 31 years to be able
to come live and volunteer at
the beach. After several
months of looking for a small
house with a yard the only
types of folks I see are investors
and rich folk housing.
Investors and real estate
agents find houses to buy
cheaply, do a little cosmetic
work or upgrading, keep the
house for six months, then flip
it for $50,000-S100,000 profit.

It's in the flip that the middle
class (teachers, nurses, police,
and fireman to name a few) get
left -;ehinW d.,, .. --r
.Previous- letters have e.
expressed concern that the
Beaches are losing their mini-
mum wage workers. This area
has, also, lost educated, hard
working folks who chose to
work with people instead of
chasing the almighty dollar. I
never thought I made a poor ,
choice until I started looking
for housing in the area. I'm
going to be a contributor to
the neighborhood and area
where I live...too bad my first-
choice doesn't want me.
Judy Gait
Ponte Vedra Beach

Commissioner needs to get a grip
on her ego, come back to Earth

To the editor
Commissioner [Sylvia]
Simmon's comments regarding
the quality of people who live
in the West Atlantic Beach area
and running for a commission
seat are appalling.
Does she think you have 1to
hold a PHD or Masters degree
to hold an' office?'" Mrs.
Simmons, you became a public
servant when you were elected.
Get a grip on your ego, come

back to earth and do your job.
Taxation without representa-
tion is what started the first
revolution. I challenge the
current board of elected offi-
cials to walk our streets' and
meet the people they suppos-
edly represent.
Dave Sellers
HOA President,
Hidden Paradise
Atlantic Beach.

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Girls-only trip logistically exhausting

It's always fun to see .some-
one else's version of how
your house should run.
That system, finely tuned over
.the years to ensure that every
one is fed, clean, homework
.done, and to the right place
with the right equipment, is
usually endangered when the
hen leavesthe chicken coop
for a while. "
---So-when-theidea rame up--7
to take a girls only trip out
west for a few days, most of us,
shied away. We weighed the ...*
fun of skiing, sleeping in; and
eating out against the iritimi-
dating preparation required to
leave our house ahd children
for a few days, and staying
home seemed much easier.
Somehow eight of us decid-
ed to go. Nlany of our hus-
bands urged us to go because
in their world, leaving for 5
days only requires a visit to an
ATM and a packed suitcase,
and thought it would be the
same for us.
The logistics prep needed to
leave a total of 27 children
under the care of their fathers
leftfTirt.tf us numb with
e.htr'tibh before we even left
Florida. The cross referencing
of carpool schedules and after
school activities required
typed out itineraries with
highlights in red and the call-
ing in of favors from every
friend imaginable. Homework
details, lunchbox items, and
lists of which child had to be
reminded to brush their teeth.
or put on clean underwear
was only the beginning. We
washed and folded e-very bit
of laundry imaginable because
we knew that clean clothes
are not a pnority in a house
operating under the stress of
an absent leader.
I need to back up here and
state that, without exception,
each of our husbands works


hard with stressful jobs to
help provide wonderful lives-
for their families. How they
have the energy to come
home, hear the complaints of
the day, help with homework,
and be soccer coaches is
beyond me, but probably
explains their need for those
hunting or surfing trips they
take with their buddies.
The S.O.S. phone calls we
received could be grouped
into three categories. The pet
category was a standout. One
dad could not understand
why the dog kept having acci-
dents all over the living room.
When pressed for details, he
said that the dog was eating
the usual food, but seemed
unusually hungry because the
food dish kept being found
empty and required constant
refills. Furthermore, Fido
seemed to enjoy the cat's food.
that he could now reach
because the cat's dish had
been moved to the floor in a
moment of practicality.
Another category was the
thrown wrench category. One
parent called a Dad at 8 a.m.
to say that she could not car-
pool to gymnastics as
planned. The fact that she
woke him and his household
up at the time when they

should be leaving for school
did not help. After he had"
worked out getting his three-
year-old to gymnastics on his
own, the school called to say
that his older son was in the
office with a fever. This totally
paralyzed him and we got a
frantic call asking for help as.
we were riding a ski lift The
fact that he had two grandpar-
ents and three aunts within 2
miles of his problem did not
deter him from,thinkitig that
we could do something from
2000 miles away.
Another was the
daughter/clothing category.
'Why in the world is this.
child refusing to get in the car
because I can't find the'shorts
that she usually wears to PE,
on Friday and why won't just
an\ shorts do?"
One final category we all
knew.would be waiting for us
was the "'this is how it should
be done" category. Closets
that had been reorganized and
garages that had been purged
of "all those boxes you have
piled up out there" were
accepted without rancor. We
bit our tongues instead of
explaining the emotional
anguish involved in making a
10-year-old boy hang his
pants in one section of the
closet, and his shirts in anoth-
er. Nor will we complain the
next time we 'need a box to
mail his mother a gift or give
to a child whose project is due
the next morning.
'We had a wonderful trip,
and laughed for 5 days
, straight, mainly at ourselves,
but some at the "disasters"
unfolding at home. Welve
earned a new respect from the
members of our families who
are begging us not to do that
to them again for at least a .
Year. I hope we last that long.

To the editor:
The people of the Beaches
have been most generous in
providing support for agencies
that assist poor families. This
support goes back, certainly,,
long before I became involved
10 plus years ago. All of us; St
Vincent de Paul Society, BEAM
(Beaches Emergency Assistance
Minisity), Catholic Charities,
Community- Presbyterian
Church),; Helping Hands,
Mission House, and a host of
other State and, private agen-
cies and churches have used
the generosity of the Beaches
people to assist the poor. ..
We do that, realizing that'
high, middle and. low-income
families will always be part of..
America. We are very involved
and knowledgeable regarding
low-income housing. Our low-
-income families, including
civilian workers in the Beaches
area and junior grade military
personnel (some in the war
zone/overseas with families
here)-are part of the
American profile. The profile
includes the disabled, children
.in fractured families, elderly

on Social Security, those on SSI
(Supplemental Security
Income) of $603 per month-
living on $7,236 a year!, as well
as many hurricane victims.
Most are taxpayers, voters,
good and decent people--and
all are worthy of "liberty and
Could/should/will develop-
ers oust the poor from .the
Beaches to create a $200,000-
$500,000 condo community?
We seem to be going' in that
direction. Apartments suitable
for low-income families are
rapidly becoming condos.
Who, in our local govern-
ments, is involved in tackling
this issue? Is this similar to the
-NativeAmerican issue of gen-
erations ago-when they were
driven westward and then
onto reservations? If close-in,,
civilian-Navy enlisted housing'
is reduced, does that reduce
Mayport and the chance for a
carrier? If families leave and
school student population is
reduced, does that effect feder-
al education dollars?'
Most of us do not have the
answer, but governments are

established (and paid) to help
develop answers that are in the
best interests of all our citizens.
Certainly we do have private
groups forming to cope with
this problem. However, all up
and down State Road A1A, the
apartments are coming lown -
now. We all need to get into
this ,and figure 'how we take
care of our low-income l1cal
workers, our military families,
our disadvantaged young and
Sthe elderly.. Yes, business is
business and condos are great
investments, but we also need
some government guidance
and leadership for those 'who
are excluded.
Among the government, the
developers and citizen groups
we have the talent and interest
to solve this. If we define the
problem, study the issues
(quickly), get our experts
involved,. and see what the
alternatives are, we have. a
chance to prevent a real crisis.
We cannot wait any longer.
Gen. Jack Quinn
BG, U.S. Army, ret



may join



to the



T rhe American Legion may
I be welcoming legions of
JL: new members, according
to Jerick Johnson. I chatted
February 11, while he visited
Legion Post 316 in Atlantic
He's the driver of a new
competitor in NASCAR auto
racing, dubbed, appropriately,
the Freedom Car and num-
bered 76 in honor of the year
1776, that landmark in U.S.
history. Painted red, white,
and blue, the car will be rac-
ing as the result of a unique .
partnership between the
American Legion and Team
Johnson Motorsports. The
Legion'is providing no up-
front money for its sponsor-
ship. Support of the car is
coming from purchase of sou-
venir merchandise; e.g., T-
shirts, hats, clocks, window
stickers. Available items are
shown on the Internet at
Jerick is predicting that the
Legion will benefit by acquir-
ing new members out of the
75 million NASCAR fans, since
many are veterans or would be
otherwise eligible. He himself
is a member of the Sons of the
American Legion. His father,
Jack Johnson, is a former race-
track operator and is the
owner of Team Johnson
Motorsports. Regarding the
sponsorship tie-in, the elder
Johnson has said, "Wartime-
era veterans of all ages have
shown support and enthusi-.
asm for NASCAR as dedicated
fans. Sponsoring #76, The
American Legion Freedom Car,
is our way of saying 'thank
v you' for serving our great,
country and for their contin-
ued support of this great.
American pastime."
Before the Freedom Car pro-
gram began, Jerick had already
established himself promi-
nently among racecar drivers.
When I mentioned reading
about his successes, he con-
firmed it. "I did well. I won
three track championships
back in the Midwest."
One of the sites he compet-
ed at was the Mizzou
Speedway in Missouri, owned
by his dad. When he told me
this, I remarked that the name
sounded Japanese and won-
dered if the Japanese were tak-
ing over car racing, too. He
laughed and pointed out that
the title is an abbreviation for
Missouri. Hey, wadda I know?
I'm originally from New
Joisey. *
Reportedly, the Freedom Car
is quite an expensive and
macho machine, with a 660
horsepower engine and a top
speed of 195 MPH. I got a lit-
tle antsy while waiting at Post
316 for Jerick and his team-
mates to arrive. Hearing
sirens, I was relieved to learn
that the car collision out front
didn't involve his. As a con-
genital worrywart, I asked him
if he needed auto insurance
on it; He laughed again.

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Police Beat

The theft of a projector val-
ued at $1403 on Feb. 9 was
reported to St. Johns Cqunty
Sheriff's Office on Feb. 10 by
the security office of a business
in the 1000 block of PGA Tour

A St. Johns County Sheriff's
Office deputy was dispatched
to investigate a possible battery
in the 1100 block of AlA N. on
Feb. 11. According to the
police report, the alleged vic-
tim was not found when the
deputy arrived and attempts to
reach the victim by telephone
resulted in a request for no fur-
ther calls.

A house fire in the 400 block
of Pheasant Run on Feb. 11,
resulted in $6500 in damage to
an air conditioning unit, fence,
wall, and electric breaker box,
according to the police report.

Burglary to a vehicle parked
on Feb. 11 in a driveway in the
first block of SeaWinds Lane W.
was reported on Feb. 12. Items
reported missing from the
unlocked vehicle were a cell
phone and radar detector val-

ued at $400. ,

A vehicle owner reported
finding the vehicle's convert-
ible top had been slashed and
the driver's door opened while
it was parked on Feb. 12 in the
first block of Ponte Vedra
Colony Circle. Nothing was
missing from the vehicle,
according to the police report.
A simple assault was report-r
ed Feb. 2 in the 2300 block of
Mayport Road.
.* *
Two checks were reported
stolen from a residential mail-
box Feb. 3 in the 600 block of
Paradise Court. The victim in
the incident told police that
one of the checks has been

Nathan T. Rouzer, 24, of
Atlantic Beach was arrested
and charged with driving with
a suspended license as a habit-
ual traffic offender Feb. 11 in
the 50 block of Saratoga Circle
North, according to a police
Andrew Rinehart .35
Ethan Andrew Rinehart, 35,

of Jacksonville was arrested
and charged with possession of
cocaine Feb. 9 in the 700 block
of Atlantic Boulevard, accord-
ing to a police report.

Two sales deposits totaling
$2,018 were reported stolen
from a Domino's Pizza in the
1200 block of Mayport Road.

A hit and run was reported
Feb. 11 in the 1100 block of
Seagate Avenue.

A vehicle's license tag was
reported stolen Feb. 10 in the
200 block of Margaret Street.
A vehicle's license tag was
reported stolen Feb. 10 in the
1400 block of Bucknoll Cove.
S.* .I
Various hockey equipment
valued at $220 was reported
stolen from a vehicle Feb. 10 in
the 200 block of Third Streets,

A domestic battery was
reported Feb. 11 in .the 2100
block of Bay Road.
A vehicle's window was
reported shattered Feb. 13 in
the 1400 block of Atlantic

Christopher Richard
Windham, 30, of Jacksonville
Beach was arrested and
charged with driving with a
suspended license as a habitual
traffic offender Feb. 10 in the
400 block of Seagate Avenue,
according to police.

Police are investigating a
Feb. 9 report that a 26-year-old
Neptune Beach man abused a
dog at his home in the 2000
block of, Third Street.
According to a police report,
the suspect kicked and
punched a rottweiler and then
tied it up with a rope and left it
out in the cold. The dog was
taken to an emergency pet care
center and a veterinarian
reported lumps and bruises on
its head and body, according to
the report. The veterinarian
reported that the dog will be
fine in a couple of days.
Todd Joseph Johnson, 27, a
transient, was arrested Feb. 13
and charged with an outsthnd-
ing warrant for grand theft in
the 4000 block of '3rd St. S.,
according to a police report,

An auto burglary was report-

ed Feb. 13 in the first block of
Oakwood Road. A wallet con-
taining a credit card was stolen
from a 1998 Honda Civic.
A cell phone valued at $100
was reported stolen Feb. 13
from a vehicle in the 1800
block of Arden Way.,

A strong armed robbery was
reported Feb. 11 in the 800
block of Holly Drive. An 18-
year-old Neptune Beach man
told police he was at a party
when a 19-year-old man
struck him in the face with his
fist and stole a $20 bill from his
Walter Michael Salisbury, 48,
a transient, was arrested Feb.
12 and charged with aggravat-
ed domestic assault in the 1600
block of 5th Ave. N., according
to police. Salisbury appeared at
the home of a 76-year-old rela-
tive and threatened to injure
him with a pointed stick,
according to a police report.
*. *
Grand ,theft of a firearm was
reported, Feb. 9 in the 1600
block of 7th St. S. The victim
said he was entertaining some
family members when he
showed the suspect a .45 cal-
iber automatic handgun that,
was part of his collection. The
victim said the suspect imme-
diately offered to buy the
weapon but he refused to sell it
because it was a gift from his
grandfather. The suspect went
to the restroom several times
which is right next to the bed-
room where the gun was

stored. The victim noticed the
gun was missing and con-
fronted the suspect who
denied any wrongdoing and
left in a vehicle driven by an
unknown male suspect. The
loss is estimated at $750.
Petit theft was reported Feb.
10 at a bar in the 700 block of
3rd St. S. An employee told
police that the 38-year-old sus-
pect entered the bar Feb. 2 and
ordered $82 worth of drinks
but paid the waitress with a
$20 bill. Management photo-
copied his drivers license and
agreed to let the suspect come
back later to pay the balance
but he failed to return.
Repeated attempts to contact
the man have been unsuccess-
*OO .
Three flat screen television
sets with a combined value of
$750 were reported stolen Feb.
10 from a store in the 400
block of Marsh Landing
Parkway. The suspect entered
the store and walked to the
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he left outside the restroom.
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i Cont. from A-1
Sn one such case, a surfer
bitten by a great white shark
off the Oregon coast on Dec.
24 had the presence of mind
to drive it away with 'a well-
timed punch. to the nose, he
'That gentleman did pre-
cisely what he should do
under those circumstances,"
Burgess said. "A person who is
under attack should act
aggressively toward the shark
and not follow the advice
given to women Who are ha\v-
ing their purses snatched in
New York City, which is to lie
on the ground, play dead and'
give up the pulse."
Despite the worldwide
decline, the number of attacks,
in the United States rose
slightly, from 30 in 2004 to 38
in 2005. But that is still con-

siderably lower than the
recorded high of 52 in 2000,
he said
The same pattern emerged
in Florida, the U.S. shark
attack capital, where the
number of attacks increased
from 12 to 18 but was still
well below the 2000 record of
37, he said. .
The 2004 numbers were the
lowest in more than a decade,;
.however, and were probably
due to Florida's unusually
active 'hurricane season,
which kept people out of the
water, he said.
The number of shark
attacks at any particular time
depends on a variety of fac-
tors, including oceanographic
and' meteorological condi-
tions, abundance. of prey
'items, and very important,
:the arhount of time people

spend in the water, he said...
"We need to remember
there have been huge changes
in how humans use the water
over the last 20 to 30 years,"
Burgess said. "When our par-
enrts, and grandparents went
into the water, they maybe
wiggled their toes, or if they
were very daring, jumped in
and swam. People of our gen-
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and engaging in all kinds of
Of this year's four fatalities,'
two were in Australia, one in
the Indo-Pacific island of
Vanuatu and one in the'
United States.
The U.S. attack occurred
June 251 along Florida's Gulf
Coast, when 14-year-old
Jamie Daigle was attacked by

a bull shark while swimming
off Sandestin. It was the
state's first death from a shark
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later, also in the Florida
Panhandle, 16-year-old Craig
Hutto lost his right leg to a
shark while fishing in waist-
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Five of the state's 18 shark
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which is a greater proportion
to the Atlantic coast than pre-
vious years, Burgess said: "It's
unusual' to have only 13
attacks on the state's eastern
coast," he said.
Surfers were the most, fre-
quent victims, accounting for
29 incidents, ,followed by
swimmers and waders, 20,
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Wednesday, Feb.
Scrapbooking class: A cre-
ative memories scrapbooking
class will be held from 9 to 11
a.m. at the Adele Grage Cultural
Center, 716 Ocean Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. Admission is
free. Call 247-5828 or 655-2682
for information.

Federal employees: Chapter
1671 of the National Active and
Retired Federal Employees
meets at noon at Golden Corral
Restaurant, 14035 Beach Blvd.
Visitors are welcome. Call 731-
3968 or 221-7644 for informa-
Ski club: The Jacksonville Ski
Club will have a social from 6 to
8 p.m. at the Grotto Wine Bar
in Historic San Marco.

Sons of Italy: The Sons of
Italy Beaches Lodge #2821 will
meet at 6:30 p.m. at the.
Beaches Branch Library audito-
rium, 600 Third St., Neptune
Beach. Everyone, Italian her-
itage or not, is welcome as a
guest. A social time starts at
5:30 p.m. Call 242-4929 for

Thursday, Feb. 16
Adventures, in Art:
"Adventures in Art" will be held
at 1 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Library. JackSlaughter of
Fairfax Gallery is 'the speaker.
Call: Carolee Bertisch at 273-
6578 or Jan Bialka at 285-1114
for information.

Open house: Persephone
Healing Arts Center, 485 6th
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach, will
have an open house from 5:305
to 7 p.m. Call 246-3583 for-
information. ... ":
Republican Club: The River
City Republican Club will meet,
'at 7 p.m. at the Piccadilly*
Restaurant at 200 Monument
Road, Jacksonville. Dr. Ronald
Renuart, a member of the
Florida National Guard, is the
guest speaker. Call Jack Webb at

PhotoNow!! A Photography
Symposium will be held from 1
to 7 p.m. at the Jacksonville
Museum of Modem Art, 333 N.
Laura St., Jacksonville. The pro-
gram is free and open to the
public. Call 366-6911, exten-
sion 210, for information.

Learning disorder seminar:
"The Truth about ADD"
(Attention Deficit Disorder) will
be presented from 1 to 5 p.m. at
the Beaches Branch Library.
Call 620-8565 or e-mail diaieti-
cist@ahotmail.com for informa-

Fish fry: The American
Legion Riders Chapter 316 will
have a fish fry at 1 p.m. at 1127
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach.
Call 249-0202 for information.

.Ranger program: Ranger
Kim will discuss the history of
Fort George Island at 2 p.m.
Meet at the Ribaoult Club park-
ing area on Fort George Island
Cuttuial State Park. The pro-
gram is free, but space is limit-
ed. From 1-95 or State Road 9A,
take Heckscher Drive/AlA
North past the St. Johns River,
Ferry, and turn left at Fort'
George Road. After the entrance
turn, proceed 1.8 miles, bearing
right at, the fork in the road.
Parking is across the road from
the club. Call 904-251-2320 for
information or reservations.

Red Hats: The Smokin'Red
Hat Ladies VFW Post 3270 will
have a luncheon at 2 p.m. at
Billy's Boathouse in Jacksonville
Beach. The joint effort with
Jacksonville Beach VFW Post
3270 in participation for the
Opening of the Beaches Parade
in April will be discussed. Call
242-0042 for information.

Pork dinner: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290 will
serve pork dinners from 5 to 8
p.m. at 390 Mayport Road,
Atlantic Beach. The cost is $8,
and the public is invited. Call
246-6855 for information or to
place take-out orders.

9U4-886-2872 for information. '
Sunday, Feb. 19
Fletcher advisory council: ArtFusion: "Art Fusion for
The Fletcher High School Families" is held from noon to
Advisory Council meets at 7 4 p.m. at the Jacksonville
St scla s administra- t Museum of Modem Art, 333 N.
five conference room. -Lauta' St., "fidfli/viCl II
Ashlie Johnson at 366-6911,
pellhration: A s cial extension 207, for information.

evening of music and drama
celebrating the 100th anniver-
sary of the song "Hava Nagila"
will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Beth
El-the Beaches Synagogue, 288
N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra
Beach. Admission is $5. Call
273-9100 for information.

Musical comedy:
Jacksonville University's
College of Fine Arts will present
the musical "City of Angels" at
7:30 p.m. today, and Feb. 17,
18, 22, 23 and 24 in the Terry
Concert Hall of the JU Campus.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $7
"for non-JU students and senior
citizens. There are some adult
situations and strong language
in the performance. Call the JU
media specialist at 256-7033 for

My Medicare Matters: "My
Medicare Matters," an educa-
tion program to help under-
stand the new Medicare pre-
scription drug coverage, will be
offered at Almost Home Day
Care, 100 W. First St., Atlantic
Beach. Call 249-1984 for an

Saturday, Feb. 18
Pet Expo: The Jacksonville
Humane Society will host the
6th Annual Pet Expo from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 11
a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 19 at the
Jacksonville Fairgrounds. Call
725-8766 or visit www.iax-
humane.org/events for admis-
sion prices and information.

Lawn care seminar: Proctor'
Ace Hardware will offer lawn
care seminars at 9 and 11 a.m.
at 580 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune
Beach. Get answers to your
lawn care questions. Call 249-
5622 for information.
Fish fry: A fish fry dinner sale
will be held from 11' a.m. to 3
p.m. at 376 4th Ave. S.,
Jacksonville Beach.' The cost is
$7. Call Vallie at 249-7624 for

Finding food: "Fishing for a
Living," ingenious methods
birds use to find food in fresh
and salt water, will be shown at
10 a.m. and 1 p.m. today and
Feb. 19 at Guana Tolomato
Matanzas National Estuarine
Research Reserve, 505 Guana
River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach.
Call 904-823-4500 for informa-

Photography symposium:

Monday, Feb. 20
"President's Day (observed).
Woman's club: The Ponte
Vedra Woman's Club meets at
10 a.m. at the Sawgrass Country
Club in Ponte Vedra.
Darlene H. Easton,
author of "The
Osceola Community
Club," will speak and
sign books. Visitors
are welcome. Call
543-0993 for infor-
North Florida Air
Conditioning .i
Association will
meet from 11:30
a.m. to 1 p.m. at '
Ramada Inn
Mandarin, 3130
Hartley Road. The
'cost is $15, with
R.S.V.P., and $20
witLlout. Call 904-
783-3155 or 904-
588-3921 to R.S.V.P.
or for information.

Zoo outreach: A
zoo outreach pro-
gram will be held
from 1 to 1:45 p.m.
at the Tideviews
Preserve, 1 Begonia
St., Atlantic Beach.
The program is
free to the public.
Call 247-5828 for

Five O'Clock
Forum: A Five As part of ti
O'Clock Forum the Library-
titled "Teen Sex in author of "T
the City" will be 19, at 7:30
held from 5 to 7 Fine Arts C(
p.m. in the 'tion for the
Jacksonville be a book-s
Community tion. Call 90
Council Inc. con-
ference room,
2434 Atlantic Blvd., Suite 100,
Jacksonville. Call Laurie DeWitt,
at 396-3052, extension 21, for
Democratic club: The
Beaches Democratic Club meets
at 6:30 p.m. at the Neptune
Beach Days Inn, 1401 Atlantic
Blvd. Ron Litt4epage, FlqridR
Times' Union columnist, is Iie
featured speaker. Call Peyton
Hopkins at 249-9550 for infor-

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Garden club;
The Ribault
Garden Club,
705 2nd Ave. N.,
Beach, will meet
at 10 a.m.
Elizabeth Pate
will speak on
wildflowers. The
public is invited.
Call 246-4641 foi

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he Major Author Program of the Friends of
Ponte Vedra Beach, Khaled Hosseini,
he Kite Runner," wil speak Sunday, March
p.m. at the University of North Florida's
enter Lazzara Theatre. A backstage recep-
author will be held at 6 p.m., and there will
signing immediately following the presenta-
4-242-0440 for tickets or information.

Daughters of the Confederacy per table. (
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247-5828 for information.
5 Puppet show: A free puppet
show for ages 2 through 9 will
be held at the Seaside
S Playgarden, 223 8th Ave. S., at 4
p.m. Call 247-1314 to R.S.V.P.

Alzheimer's Association:
The Alzheimer's Association
Swill hold its 25th Anniversary
Educational Forum titled
"Alzheimer's Disease-Progress &
s Hope" between 2 and 4 p.m. at
the Carriage Club of the
Deerwood Country Club, 9601
Southbrook Drive. Dan W.
Armstrong is one of the speak-
ers. Seating is limited and avail-
able by calling 904-398-5193.
Women's partnership: The
* Beaches Women's Partnership is
looking for women who want
to help women. A meeting will
be held from 3 to 4.p.m. at the
office located at 6000-A
Sawgrass Village Drives across
from the Publix in Ponte Vedra
: Beach. Call Gail Bacon at 273-
4795 for information.

Friday, Feb. 24
Juicing class: An all organic
juicing class will be held form
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Persephone
Healing Arts Center, 485 6th
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach. Call
246-3583 for reservations or
more information.

Crop night: A creative mem-
ories crop night will be held
from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Adele
Grage Cultural Center, 716
Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach.
The cost is $10 prepaid, or $12
today. Call 247-5828 or 655-
2682 for information or for

Saturday, Feb. 25
Survival skills: "The Limits
of Endurance," birds' amazing
survival skills, will be shown:at
10 a.m. and 1 p.m. today and
Feb. 26 at Guana Tolomato
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George Michael Bridges

--- mother Deborah Orth (Tyler)
S Shearer of Ponte Vedra Beach;
father, George Edward
(Stephanie) Bridges of
Tallahassee; brothers, Joshua
;Lee Bridges of Ponte Vedra
Beach and* Blake Edward
'.. .Bridges of Tallahassee; sisters,
Ashleigh Michelle Bridges of
Tallahassee and Hayden"
i, Mackenzie Shearer of Ponte
Vedra Beach; maternal grand-
parents,, Robert and Amelia
Orth of Ponte Vedra Beach;
paternal :grandmother,.
Annette Reeves of Tallahassee
and several aunts and uncles.
Bridges Visitation was held Sunday
George Michael Bridges, 22 in the Chapel of Quinn-Shalz,
of Ponte Vedra Beach, died A Family Funeral Home.
Feb. 9, 2006 in Memorial Services celebrating his life
Hospital of Jacksonville as the were held Monday in the
result of an automobile acci- Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
dent. He was born Oct. 1, 1983 Church of Ponte Vedra Beach
in Opelika, AL and moved to with the Reverend Richard A.
Jacksonville in 1992 from Cooper, officiating. Interment
Tallahassee. will follow in Ponte 'Vedra
He was a 2001 graduate of Valley.
Allen D. Nease High School In lieu of flowers, memorials
and was' a. 'manager for may be made to the Children's
Applebee's Restaurant. He was Home Society, 4101
a member of the Ponte Vedra' Ravenswood Road, Suite 219,
Presbyterian Church and loved Dania, FL 33312
softball and baseball. Arrangements handled by
Family members include his Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home.

George D. Contois

George D. Contois, Sr. died
on Feb. 9, 2006 in Atlantic
Beach. He was born on Aug.
21, 1933 in Long Branch, NI.
He was a Navy veteran of 20
years serving during the
Korean and Vietnam conflicts.

He served as DeaconL n diu Uren, iten great-graniUiiceii, Kin
Deacon Emeritus and a Sunday brother, Arthur (Betty) Contois
School teacher for 26 years as a and his sister Rita Roman both Barbara Fahys King, a long
member of the First Baptist of Illinois. Numerous nieces term resident of Fleet Landing
Church of Jacksonville. He and nephews also survive, in Atlantic Beach and previ-
served as P.T.A. President, Services will be held on ously of Marietta, GA, died.
Fletcher Band Parents Saturday, Feb. 18, at 2:30 pm She was preceded in death
Association President and was at the First Baptist Church in by her husband, Dennis King;
also active in Boy Scouts of downtown Jacksonville in the her. sister, Beatrice Fahys
America, Little League and was Ruth Lindsay Auditorium. Fischer; and her mother,
"Santa George" at Regency Arrangements provided by Kathryn-Jackson Fahys; along
Square mall for many years. Hardage-Giddens Funeral with many other friends and
He is survived by his wife of Home, 1701 Beach Boulevard, family.
over 50 years, Audrey Contois, Jacksonville. She was born Feb. 23, 1922
in New York City. She spent
her childhood on the North
S Ha old".y." .eSy Shore of Long Island and then
Harold "Ray" Downv, 73, wife, Carol;- sisters; 1 brother; Mary Elaine-
died Feb. 10, 2006 in the 6 children; and 14 grandchil-
Hadlow Center of Community dren. Mary Elaine Harris Kopso, 75,
Hospice. He was born Aug. 13, Private family services'willbg of Jacksonville, formerly of
1932 in Jackson, Ohio and has held at a later date. Jacksonville Beach, died
been a resident of Atlantic Arrangements handled by Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006.
Beach. Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home. Born March 14, 1930 in
Family members include his Antlers, OK to Robert & Laura

Sean T. Keys, 32, died Feb.
11, 2006 as a result of an auto-
mobile accident. He was a
native oft Jacksonville born
March 14, 1973.
He loved the. outdoors,
nature, .living by the ocean
where he could surf and his
family and friends, according

Barbara F

daughters, Audrey (Rick)
Moore, of Page, AZ, Patricia
Contois of Jacksonville Beach,
Kathleen (Brian) Ricks of
Orange Park, son, George D.
(Angela) Contois, Jr. of
Jacksonville, six grandchil-
tirpn~~ ~ tp 'pt(rn~hildrp

Sybil W. .Golde

Sybil W. Golde, 76, died sur-
rounded by family, the
evening of Feb. 12, 2006 at her
home. She received her
Bachelor's Degree from the
University of Michigan.
Golde enjoyed being noted
as a magnificent hostess and
for her world class cooking,'
according to family.
Family members include her.
husband of over 55 years,
Capt. Morton Golde (USN ret.)
; three daughters, Elise K.1
Davies of Atlanta, GA, Lois
Grace Golde, of Los Angeles,
and Alison Rae Golde, of
SNeptune Beach; three grand-
daughters, Micah Jayne
Davies, Gillian Tess Abbott and
Gaelyn Morissa Golde, as well
as many friends. She was pre-
-deceased by her .parents, Dr.

and Mrs. Morris Witus and,
brother, Dr. Warren S. Witus.
A funeral service was held
Tuesday in the Chapel of
Quinn-Shalz, A Family Funeral
Home, with the Rabbi Eliezer
Ben-Yehuda officiating fol-
lowed by interment in Ponte.
Vedra Valley. The family will
observe Shiva, Monday
through Thursday.
In lieu of flowers the family
requests donations be made to
Beth El the Beaches
Synagogue, 288 Roscoe Blvd.
N., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
32082 or to the American'
Cancer .Society, 4030
Boulevard Center Dr.,
Jacksonville, FL 32207.'
Arrangements handled by.
Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home.

Dorothea Rose McDermott


Dorothea Rose McDermott, a
resident of Cypress Village and
formerly, of Bryn Mawr, PA,
died, on Feb. 11, 2006 after a
short illness.
She was known for her
vibrant paintings, sense of
style and love of life, according
to family.
Family members include her
husband of 62 years, Francis X.
McDermott; sons, Michael
McDermott and Thomas
McDermott II; daughters,
Karen Chewning and Dorothea
Reddy; nine grandchildren and
three great-grandchildren.
A Mass 'of Christian Burial
will be celebrated 11 a.m.

Thursday in the Our Lady Star
of the Sea Catholic Church of
Ponte Vedra Beach with the
Reverend Monsignor Daniel
Logan as Celebrant.
In lieu of flowers, the family
suggests memorials be made to
the American Heart
Association, 5851 St. Augustine
Road, Jacksonville, FL 32207.
Arrangements handled by
Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home.

Harris, Kopso was proud of her
Choctaw heritage, according to
family. She was a former
Worthy Matron with the Order
of the Eastern Star.

to family, who said he was
artistically inclined, a gentle
and caring man who loved life.
Family members include his
spouse, Darlene; parents,
David and Susan Keys; sister,
Cameron Marigrace Keys;
maternal grandparents, Bubba
and Mary Anna Woodall of Ft.
Meade; paternal grandparents,
Grace and Ward Berkey of'
Jacksonville; best friend,
Daniel Evans and constant
companion, Ace.
A memorial service will be
held at 4 p.m. today,
Wednesday, in the chapel of
Quinn-Shalz, A Family Funeral,
Home with Reverend 'Dana
Brones officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to the
Jacksonville Humane Society,
8464 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville,
FL 32216
Arrangements handled by.
Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home.

ahys King
attended Pratt Institute and
the National Academy of Art.
During World War 11, she
joined the Navy and was one
of the first women to join the
WAVES. She enjoyed a reward-
ing career in the Navy and was
a Lieutenant Commander at
the time of her retirement. She
married Dennis King, who was
very involved in theatre, radio,
and entertainment. They lived
both in California and
She is survived by her
younger sister, Kathryn J.F.
Brown of Phoenix, AZ;
Kathryn's daughters: Kathy,
Patricia, Holly, and Carol;
Beatrice's sons: Joe and Rick;
and Dennis King's children:
Kathy, Dennis, and Lisa. She
also has grand nieces and
nephews: Caroline, Lyndsey,
Crystal, Clayton, Katie, and
A memorial service will be
held in Phoenix where her sis-
ter and many family members
Arrangements by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home in
Jacksonville Beach.
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Hamrrs Kopso
Preceded in death by her par-
ents, she is survived by her chil-
dren, Ellen Q. Parker, Richard J.
Kopso (Amy) & Karl W. Kopso
(Mary-Beth); 7 grandchildren
and many family and friends.
A memorial service will be
held 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at
Town & Country Funeral
Home, 7242 Norniandy Blvd.

Vivian A. Johnson

Vivian A. Johnson, 65, for-'
merly of Wilmington Delaware,
died on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006.
She was born in Saint Clair
Michigan. She worked for sever-
al years at Avante Nursing Home
in Jacksonville Beach.
Family members include her
daughter, Penny Simm-Barnes
and her husband Maurice
Barnes of 'Wilmington; sisters,
Vicky Little of Florida, Terry
Phillips of California; brothers,
Nicky Phillips and Larry Phillips
of Florida; grandchildren, Jacob
Slawski of Newark, Delaware,
Amanda Barnes, Tucker' Bames
of Wilmington and a great-
granddaughter, Ayana Clark of
Wilmington and many nieces
and nephews. She is preceded in
death by her father William
Phillips, her mother, Ida Phillips
and her son Wilfred J. Simm Ill.
The family thanked the nurs-
es at the Hadlow Center of
Community Hospice of NE
Florida and care from all friends
and employees at Avante
Nursing Home, as well as 'her
friend Anna Grunwald of
Atlantic Beach. Funeral services
will be private. In lieu of flowers,
send memorial contributions to
the Hadlow Center of
Community Hospice of NE
Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Rd.,

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Arrangements handled
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Fletcher H. Seals, 70, died Feb.
11 after a long illness, at home
surrounded by his family. A
native of Jacksonville, he was
born on Dec. 15, 1953. He
worked at the-Post Office for 37
years, serving as- Station
Manager at Jacksonville Beach
and retired as. Postmaster of
Femandina Beach. He was an
avid sportsman and sailing was
a passion, according to family.
He is survived by his wife of
37 years, Sandra Lee Seals, his
son Joseph Franklin Seals and
his wife Rhonda of Jacksonville,
three daughters, Michelle Lee
Siler. and husband Don of. St.
Augustine, Pamela Darlene
Jackson of Milwaukee, WI. and.
Deborah Lynn Mansuri and

William Lanier "Trib" Tribble
of Hendersonville, NC, died on
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006.
Born in Forsyth County, GA,
on Nov. 24, 1908, he was a pio-
neer in early radio, owned a
printing company, became a
member of the Atlanta
Symphony, mastered a large
number of musical instruments,
direct high school and college
bands, and even played under
the baton of John Philip Sousa.
He earned a degree in electrical
engineering at Georgia Tech. He
managed his own engineering
consulting business in
Jacksonville and pursued such
projects as designing air and
water conditioning for
Marineland and the refrigera-
tion system for a banana boat.
He retired at age 65 and spent
the next 25 years as a potter. He
served as an officer in the US
Navy. He was recognized for
new procedures which extended
the operational life of the
Norden bomb sight.
He was involved with the

Iva Lee Young, 87 of Atlantic
Beach died Feb. 10 at Northeast
Hospice. She was born in
Campbell County Tennessee on
May 21, 1918 to Sheridan and
Beatrice L Sdford. She lived in
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when she moved to Knoxville
TN. During the war she worked
on a "secret" project at Oak
Ridge Army Complex and kept
her pledge of secrecy until her
She moved to Athens, GA.
after the war where she met, and
then married her husband of 58
years, James (Jimmy) Young.
She began her married life as the
wife of a sailor 'and traveled to
many places throughout the
states and Japan. She finally set-
tled in Atlantic Beach on Jim's
last duty station. She worked for
the Navy Exchange System at
Mayport Naval Station as a food
service worker and was known

husband Arif of Fullerton, CA., a
sister, Margaret Ann Knabb of
Jacksonville and brother, Fletch
SHarvey Cook, six grandchildren,
Barbara Elizabeth Seals, Paul
David Seals, Zachary Lee Adams,
Carson Joseph Seals, Colton
Aaron Seals, and Jazmyn Zaffar
Mansuri, three great grandchil-
dren and numerous nieces and
A celebration of his life will be
held on Friday, Feb. 17 at 4 p.m.
at Hardage-Giddens Funeral
Home, 1701 Beach Boulevard,
Jacksonville Beach. Pastor
William Reister will officiate.
Memorials in his name may be
directed to NE. Fl. Community
Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Road,
Jacksonville, FL. 32257.

Baptist Children's Home, the
Board of Directors for the Hope
Haven Children's Hospital,
Chairman of the Jacksonville
Beach Planning Board, and the
SEast Duval County Mosquito
Control District.
His commitment to church
included 72 uninterrupted years
singing in church choirs, serv-
ing as a deacon and Sunday
school teacher, and volunteer-
ing his engineering services.
He was preceded in death by
his wife of 65 years, Josephine
Tribble and daughter, Shirley
Williamson. Survivors include
his sister, Sadie Edwards; two
daughters, Susan Tribble and
Judy Rodwell; two sons-in-law,
Robert Rodwell and Ed
Williamson; five grandchildren;
and six great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be
held at 2 p.m. June 10, in the
Brunson Chapel of First United
Methodist Church in
Hendersonville. Shuler Funeral
Home of Hender-sonville is in
charge of arrangements.

for her Southern cooking, She.
retired in 1981 after 20 years
She was an active member of
Neptune Baptist Church since
arriving in Jacksonville in 1961.
She is dl eh Nter
Azalea; husband Jimy; four
sons; Ray, Larry,
Jack(Stephanie), and Karl
(Edith); seven grandchildren
Autumn, Bryan, Nathan, Sarah,
Leah, Adam, and Morgan. She
was predeceased by her mother
and father, stepmother Frieda,
sister Novella, brothers James,
Oha, and Lincoln.
. Funeral services will be at
Neptune Baptist Church, at 11
a.m. on Thursday, with a view-
ing one hour prior to the serv-
ice. There will also be a viewing
tonight, Wednesday, from 7-9
p.m. at Eternity Funeral Home
on Art Museum Drive.

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All-academic gridders


Fast connections a,
must in rural areas
Every time I get an e-
mail from my mother, I
am flabbergasted by the
wonder of technology.
My mother used to type
for a living. She loves to
type, and yet, just like most
of us, this computer world
left her and about 400 mil-
lion of the rest of us in a
state of panic.
I still panic, for crying out
Every morning before I
turn on the computer, I get
on both knees, light a can-
dle and gently run my fin-
gers over the keyboard as a
kind of technology caress
hoping that my computer
will turn back on.
I've taught my mother
how to do this as well, only.
she thinks you have to do
this in order to turn on the
computer. I did not want to
take any chances with' the
computer gods, so OK, I lied,
but at least she can e-mail
Actually, most of the e-
mails I get from my mother
are complaints about things
that pop up on her screen,
don't print, print wrong,
warning signs that a virus
the-size of"a -semi is going to
plough through her comput-
er or a connection that is so
slow she'd be better off ty.p-
ing and mailing a note.
The other day, I drove
over to where they live (they
do have flush toilets, by the
way) to help her update her
virus protection. "'.
This was a two-martini
job. It was also a wake-up
call. Note to self: Never
move into a rural area where:
you cannot get a fast con-
The martinis were gin
martinis because this was a
big job. For smaller jobs, like
deleting files of crapola,
helping her open a photo-
graph of yet another place
she will never be able to see,
and notifying a few thou-
sand of the other \irus pro-
tection companies that we
are not going to renew any-
thing, I usually have vodka.
Vodka is for the easy jobs,
and sometimes, when I am
just taking a peek and mak-
ing certain she has enough
candles to light and that'
she'd dusted the computer
properly, I just have a nice
pinot grigio.
Actually getting the com-
puter into the house proves
that modern miracles do
exist., .. .. .
My brothers, sister and I
started suggesting years ago'
that it would be a great way
to see the world if they
couldn't leave home, stay in
contact with friends, and try.
to appear hip.
Six years later, and count-
less trips to the liquor store,
we succeeded, and truth be
told, my mother does pretty
dam well, and-my father is
now at least saying the
word, computer, and he
makes the ice cubes. ,
Actually, I think it was
peer pressure. My mom's
girlfriends were e-mailing
each other, and she didn't
want to miss anything.
Lately, I've been leaving
my cell phone on the table,
right next to the wine bot-
tle, when I visit.
It's a start, don't you
I'd say a cell phone set-up
is worth what? Maybe a 12-
pack of really dark micro-
beer, .

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hris Camar has set
a new football -
record at Fletcher .
High School that -
--,will be hard to top.
The senior honors student ,,.,
has the highest grade-point
average of any Fletcher foot-
ball player in the past 19 ..
Camar, who carries a
weighted grade-point average
of 4.6 and plans to study .,U
chemical engineering in col-:
lege, was one of four Senator .
football players who earned
"high honors" at last Friday's
19th annual All-County
Academic Football Team ban-
' The event, sponsored by the Fletcher High's all-academic fool
Rotary Club of North Joe Barnhill and Kevin Morgan.
Jacksonville, was held at the Jordan Dowling, Elliott Finkley ai
Jacksonville Zoo.
Camar, a 290-pound offen- Martin 13.6), Logan
sive tackle who ranks 12th in Chipperfield (3.5), Jordan
his graduating class of 500, Dowling 03.51, Michael Johns
tied for the second-highest (3.4), Elliott Finkley i3.1 and
GPA among high school foot- Jimmy Baker 03.0). Finklev
ball players in Duval County'. and Baker were named to the
Jarrod Molsa, a defensive honorable mention_ team.
-lineman- for-E-nglewood-Hig-,- ,evcv ed-towhere-r-* -
has a 4.7 GPA. 3.3 student cannot make the
To be considered for the first team," said Ray Moore, a
2005 Duval County Academic former Duval County high
Football Team, a student-ath- school coach who co-founded
lete had to have maintained the all-academic football team
at least a 3.0 GPA for the past in 1986.
four years. "Out of 160 kids considered
Camar was one of 120 sen- this year, more than 70 had
iors named to the 2005 squad GPA's of 3.4 or better."
and one of a record 11 from Morgan, who played left
Fletcher. tackle for the Senators, was an
"It's a big award for any- A-student long before he first
body," Camar said at Friday's -came put for football in the
banquet, attended by more seventh grade.
than 300 people, including "Grades have always been a
the parents of the 72 "first- priority," said his mother,
team" honorees. Marylee Morgan, who works
"It's something you have to as a secretary in the dean's
work at. You spend a lot of ..office at Fletcher.
late nights after practice doing "Time management has
homework, writing papers and been a big key."
studying for tests." Susan Barnhill, a secretary
Camar was joined on the at Neptune Beach Elementary,
"high honors" squad by said her son is "more focused"
Senator teammates Kevin on academics during football
Morgan (4.4 GPA), Joe season because he has "a lim-
Barnhill (4.41 and Andrew ited amount of time" to do
Harasz (4.0). his school work.
Also making the all-county Barnhill was a Pop Warner
academic team for Fletcher football academic all-american
were Jeff Dubiel (3.8), Jamie in elementary school, where

pnotO Dy JOHHr' WiOC'HOUI"
tball selections from left (front row) Michael Johns, Andrew Harasz, Jamie Martin, Chris Camar,
Back row, from left: Logan Chipperfield, Jeff Dubiel, and head coach Joe Reynolds. Not pictured:
nd Jimmy Baker.

Proud moms, from left, Susan Barnhill, Marylee Morgan, Sandy
Martin and Mary Camar with Fletcher's all-academic team.

he made all A's. He made only
three B's in middle school and
is ranked 23rd in his senior
Harasz, ranked 82nd, played
three different positions in
football last season and'also
started on the soccer team.
In the 2004 Senator football
program, Harasz said he was
"proud of getting good,
"These guys have a lot of
character," said Fletcher head
football coach Joe Reynolds.
"And a lot of leadership.
didn't realize Michael Johns
had such a high GPA. I owe
him a plaque."
Reynolds said Johns,
Fletcher's third-leading tackler
'last season with seven sacks,

should have received a stu-
dent-athlete award at the year-
ending football banquet.
Johns, Barnhill and Martin,
*were named co-captains of the
2005 football squad, and,
along with Morgan, were
named to the all-district team.
Morgan said Friday's award'
was "just as important" as,
making all-district.
"It's the best thing I could
have gotten," said the 6-foot-
4, 289-pound senior who
plans to study either civil or
aerospace engineering in col-
In the 2005 Fletcher foot-
ball program, Morgan dedicat-
ed his senior season to his
father, who died of cancer in

He also talked Dubiel into
coming out for football as a
Dowling came back from
what Reynolds termed an
"unbelievable knee injury" to
score two touchdowns and ,
help Fletcher finish wfth'an 8-
3 overall record.
Chipperfield was one of the
area's top punters with a 40-
yard average.
Finkley was Fletcher's lead-

ing receiver last season. He
listed math as his favorite sub-
ject in a football program. He
also said he wanted to earn a
degree in architecture.
Camar, who may play
Division III football at
Worchester (Mass.) Poly Tech,
said grades always came first
at Fletcher.
"It was nice to play football
but its always been my goal to
be very good at both," he said
"I think it's something that
sets you apart from the rest of
the student body."
Said Barnhill, who plans to
play football at West Point
next fall: "Football has to end,
someday, but it's your grades
that stay with you.'
"What I did, on the football
field won't matter. It's what I -
did in the classroom." ,

Family meals pority with Wilkinsons

Family meals are a priority'
for Dana and Thomrn Wilkinson
of Ponte Vedra Beach.
They believe that sharing
good food and conversation
daily during breakfast and din-
ner contributes to the close-
ness of their family.
The Wilkinsons have more
flexibility in the morning than
most other families have.
Their office commute is less-
than 10 minutes and Thom is
an early riser who starts break-
fast well before his sons head
off to school. '.
The early morning menu
may include homemade pan-
cakes or breakfast quesadillas.
For dinner, it's not unusual for
the entire family, to spend
more than an hour together at
the evening meal. .
To make. this possible with
three active sons, the time that
dinner is served is always
determined by whoever will be
home last.The dinner menu
includes homemade family
.fare and "fun things" that the
boys enjoy, such as Mexican
dishes or Dana's slow cooked
chicken wings.

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Everyone contributes to the
effort. The parents take care of
the cooking and the boys all
have kitchen, chores and clean-
up duties.
In 'the Wilkinson home,
desserts and baked goods are.
Dana's specialty. Some 'of her
favorite recipes include an ele-
gant Creme Brulee, a simply
delicious chocolate cake, and a
unique Ten to twelve layer
Danra said her Griddle Cake
is made froril "an old-time
recipe." The 10 to 12 layers of
the cake are baked individually
in a seasoned cast iron skillet
in the oven.
Wilkinson said that no other
type of bakeware will work as
well.Each of the layers bakes
quickly and evenly with the
right amount of crispness on
the edges in the heat-retaining
cast iron skillet.
Wilkinson makes lemon

icing as filling between, each
layer and on' top of the cake.
Other types of icing can also be
used, and years ago homemade
jelly would have been used
instead of icing.
The finished cake is not
beautiful to look at but tastes
delicious, she said. For the past
several years, WVilkinson has
made a Griddle Cake for
Christmas gifts for both ,her
parents and her husband's par-
ents. The cake keeps in the
refrigerator for about a month
and both sets of parents look
forward to enjoying the cake
for several weeks during the
Since each layer is& made
individually, it takes several
hours to make Griddle Cakes
with a single skillet. Wilkinson
said that she really appreciated
a Christmas gift of a second
seasoned cast iron skillet from
her mother-in-law who also
has made Griddle Cakes.
The recipe for Chocolate
Chocolate Cake was handed
down to Wilkinson by her
mother and it probably was in
her family farther back than

See RECIPES, A-10'

Dana Wilkinson serves squares of Chocolate Chocolate Cake
made from a family recipe.




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The Mayport Council of the Navy League installed new Officers at their regular meeting in
January at Ocean Breeze, Naval Station Mayport. Kneeling: John Vargo, treasurer; Debbie
Herrera, secretary, Joan Bierman, board of directors; Pat Pumphrey, vice Pres./membership; Jake
Hankins, board member; Jim Holland, vice president/USN/USNL Liaison; Back row: Diane Wright,
board member; Roasanne Jameson, board member, Mike Manko. board member; Dick O'Rourke,
vice president/USCG Liaison; Rick Hoffman, president; Mike McGrath, national vice president;
Bob Lowenthal, immediate past president; Bill McLoughlin, board member and area vice presi-
dent; Karen Jackson, board member; Greg Streeter, board member; Francis Floyd, vice presi-
dent/Youth Affairs/'Sea Cadets.


Christie Dawn Romino and Robert Ladd
Acree, both of Jacksonville, have announced
their engagement to be married.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Joe and
Sandy Romino of Sharpsburg, Ga. She is a
graduate of Valdosta State College and is
employed by Baptist Health in corporate com-
The groom-elect is the son of Karen and Dan
Long of Jacksonville Beach. He is a graduate of
Johnson and. Wales University and is
employed as a personal chef.
The couple plan to marry at 6 p.m. Saturday,
Feb. 26, at St: John's House in Jacksonville.

Christie Dawn Romino and Robert Ladd Acree



Betty and Harold "Bud" Reed
will celebrate their. 50th wed-
ding anniversary today, Feb.
The couple met at the Key
West Naval base while "Bud"
was a Marine, and Betty was a
messenger. They were married
on Feb. 15, 1946.
"Bud" is a World War II and
Korean War, veteran and is
retired from the Jacksonville
Beach Police Department..
The former Betty Johnson is
a homemaker. The couple have
three sons, Dennis, Stephen
and Gary, and five grandchil-

The Reeds

For the Kids

Yu-GI-OH DUELS are staged at 2 p.m. Saturday at Books-A-
Million, 738 Marsh Landing Paxkwav, Jacksonville Beach. Call
273-8055 for information.
HANDS-ON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM offers hands-on activi-
ties, play and learning opportunities for kids from 9:30 a.m, to 5
p.m. Monday through Saturday at 8580 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville.
Admission is $3.50 for children ages 1-3 and S5.50 for all others.
Call 642-2688 for information.
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PeoDle& Places

Morgan Lodinger of Ponte
Vedra Beach was named to the
honor list for the 2005 fall
semester at Oxford College in
Oxford, Ga. To achieve the
honor, students must have a
cumulative grade-point aver-
age of 3.5 or higher,
Oxford College is the two-
year liberal arts division of
Emory University. Lodinger is
the daughter'of Mark and.
Karen Lodinger of Ponte Vedra
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Army National Guard Sgt.
Randy W. Branning has
returned to the U.S. after
being deployed to an overseas
forward operating location in
support of Operation Iraqi
Banning, an Apache arma-
ment repairer with 19 years of
military service, is assigned to
the 42nd Infantry Division,
Annville, Pa.
He is a 1977 graduate of
Fletcher High School.

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Lydia Gayle Johnson of Jacksonville Beach arid
Christopher Thomas Gillespie of Mauldin, 'S.C.,
have announced their engagement to be married.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Betty Webster
Sr ^Johnson of Jacksonville Beach and the late Douglas
She is a 1998 graduate of Fletcher High School.
She earned her Bachelor's degree in English and
S. Religious Studies from Palm Beach Atlantic
; University in 2002. She earned master's degrees in
-: : English and Religious Studies from Gardner-Webb

,U-:':- -- Lniversity in 2005. She plans to pursue a doctorate
in English. She is employed as an adjunct professor
S of English and a graduate school admissions coun-
selor at Gardner-Webb University.
;' '.' ;* The groom-elect is the son of Terry and Pamela
.,....... Gillespie of Mauldin, S.C. He is a 1995 graduate of
: :. Mauldin High School. He earned his Bachelor's:
degree in marketing from Clemson University, and
S. 'is currently working on master's in Divinity at
Gardner-Webb University. He is employed as the
S:..-''' Minister of Students at First Baptist Church,
-. --.:-.".: .; .Hickory, N.C.
The couple plan to wed ay 2p.m., June 17, 2006,
'!. : *,;'' at Church of the Redeemer Episcopal in Shelby,

Lydia Johnspn and Christopher Gillespie

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The Fletcher High School dance ensemble received a superior evaluation at the ESPN National
Dance Team Championships. The team competed in the varsity jazz division. Dance captain
Megan Holtsinger will appear in the opening production number of of the April 9 ESPN telecast.
The dancers are rehearsing for the March 10 "Miss Fletcher" pageant and a spring dance concert
on April 13. The team is coached by Cindy Kidder.


The Mayport Middle
School Botball team will com-
pete in a regional competition
March 18 at the University of
North Florida.
The team consists of stu-
dents from all three middle
school grade levels. The
Nlayport Robotics Club will
employ a Game Boy Advance
and the XBC robot controller
as it battery-powered source of
energy. The computer-pro-
gramed robots operate on a
game board with no remote
controls or connected wires for
90 seconds, moving objects,
crossing barriers, and locating
colored objects with the sonar
and. on-board camera.
The robots are made of
Lego's, servo's, light and touch
sensors, sonar and camera
NMayport is one of only two
area middle schools in the UNF
tournament. The other is
Landrum Middle School in
Ponte Vedia Beach.
The team is coached by
Jackson Lanehart. For more
details, visit www.botball.org.
The Daughters of the
American Revolution Jean
Ribault Chapter announced
the winners of its annual
American History Contest on
Feb. 9. The topic was Benjamin
Franklin-More than a
The winners are Alexandre
Joseph Moore of Sabal Palm
Elementary, a fifth grader, Ross
Henderson of Beaches Chapel,
a seventh grade, and Matthew
R. Weelborg of Beaches
Chapel, an eighth grader.
Each winner received a cer-
tificate, a bronze American
History medal and $25 U.S.
Savings Bond. Each winning
essay is entered in the state
Essa\s were judged for his-
torical accuracy, spelling and
Beaches Chapel School is
currently enrolling students for
voluntary pre-kindergartten
through the eighth grade for
the 2006-2007 school year.
Call for more information 241-
4211 extension 711.
Neptune Beach Elementary
we celebrate the installation of
a wheelchair swing at 10 a.m.
on Feb. 23. The Beaches
Council for the Disabled, rep-
resentatives of the School
District, and some Neptune
Beach officials will be in atten-
Puppet shows are held on
the fourth Thursday of every
month at the Seaside
Playgarden, 223 8th Ave. S. in
Jacksonville Beach. The next
show is Thursday, Feb. 23. The
stories are appropriate for ages
2 through 9 and are offered
free to the public. Call 247-
1314. *

The friends of the Beaches
Branch Library will host Dr.
Seuss's Birthday Read-A-Thon
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on
Saturday, March 4. The Beaches
Branch Libiary is at 600 3rd
St., Neptune Beach. Call 703-
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Kirk Farber of Atlantic Beach with F.A.C.E students at Mayport
Elementary. Farber recently received three grants for children's
programs at the Beaches.

Project SOS will host an
Abstinence presentation at
Beaches Episcopal from 9 a.m.
to 11 a.m. on Feb. 17.
Members of the Project SOS
team will be sharing their per-
sonal stories, acting in skits,
and giving a message of absti-

nence from sex until marriage,
and avoiding other risky
behaviors like drugs and alco-
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that, she said.
It would be hard for any
chocolate lover to resist this
soft and. light chocolate cake
made with buttermilk and
topped with fudgy icing. The
cake is mixed easily in a
saucepan and baked in a large
rectangular pan. Then the
icing is cooked until it
becomes like fudge and quick-
ly cooled and beaten to spread-
ing consistency.
Wilkinson serves Crrme
Brulee with fresh strawberries
and blueberries for a colorful
and delicious dessert. The cus-
tard is made in several steps
and the technique produces a
rich and smooth finished
product. Vanilla is one of the
key ingredients and Wilkinson
recommends only using real
vanilla extract and high quali-
ty eggs for the best flavor.
The finished custard is
topped with a layer of brown
sugar which is caramelized
under the broiler to form a
crispy, sweet crust. This is a
good choice for, a dessert for
entertaining or special occa-
sions since the custard can be
made a couple days in advance
and the crust can be made sev-
eral 'hours before serving.
The following are some of
Dana Wilkinson's cake and
dessert recipes and Thom
Wilkinson's recipe for Oysters
Griddle Cake

two and two-thirds cups self
rising flour
two and two-thirds cup
one and one-third cup cook-
ing oil
1 cup milk
7 regular eggs
10-inch cast iron skillet
In a mixer bowl add all
ingredients. Beat until "bub-
bly." Pour one-half cup of mix-
ture into greased griddle/skil-
let. (Use Pam Spray.) Bake in a
preheated 400 degree oven for
about 6 to 8 minutes. Remove
the layer and place each layer
to cool on a wax paper sheet.
Repeat the steps, adding one-
half cup of mixture to skillet
and baking. Yields 10 to 12 lay-

Icing: 1 cup all purpose
two and two-thirds cup
two and one-half cups boil-
.ing water ......
4 egg yolks
lots of lemon zest
juice of 1 to 2 lemons

Mix flour and sugar in the
top of a double boiler. Add
boiling water slowly, stirring
constantly. Beat egg yolks.Add
a little hot filling to yolks, then
add yolks to the rest of the hot
mixture. Add lemon juice and
zest. Taste and add more
lemon to your liking. Stir fill-
ing constantly until thickened.
Cornstarch can be added for
extra thickening if needed.

Icing/filling is ready to spread
on cake layers.

Creme Brulee

1 quart whipping cream

4 T sugar

3 tsp. real vanilla extract

8 egg yolks (Eggland eggs

pinch of salt

one and one-quarter cups
brown sugar

sliced fresh 'strawberries and

In a large saucepan, scald the
cream. Remove from heat. Add
sugar; stir well until sugar is
completely dissolved. Add
vanilla and stir well. In a large,
bowl, beat egg yolks until light
lemon color. Then, carefully
stir hot cream mixture into
yolks. (Temper the hot mixture
first by adding small amounts
to egg yolks.) Add a pinch of
salt. Strain mixture into a 10-
inch deep dish pie plate or 8 4
oz. ramekins. Place dish/dishes
in a pan of hot water. Bake at
350 degrees for'50-60 minutes
or 30 to 40 minutes for
ramekins. Cool. Refrigerate
until well chilled.

For brown sugar crust, pre-
heat broiler. Spread brown
sugar on top of chilled custard,
making a laver one-quarter
inch thick. The brown sugar
must be lump free. Broil for 2
to 5 minutes, turning the dish
as necessary to broil evenly.
Broil until sugar has
caramelized. Chill or cool
before serving. Serve with
fresh sliced strawberries and
blueberries. "The custard may
be prepared 2-3 days in
advance, The crust may be
made several hours before

Chocolate Chocolate Cake

2 sticks butter

1 cup water

4 T cocoa

2 cups all purpose flour

1 tsp. soda

one and one-half tsp. vanilla

2 cups sugar

one-half cup buttermilk

2 eggs
In a 2 quart sauce pan, melt
the butter. Remove the pan
from the heat. To this, add the
cocoa, water, and sugar. After
this is blended, add the dry
ingredients. To the half cup of

buttermilk, add the soda and 2
slightly beaten eggs. Add this
to the cake along with the
vanilla. Pour into a greased

and floured 9x12 inch pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for about
25 minutes.

Icing: 1 cup water

one-third cup cocoa

one-third cup milk

one-third cup butter

1 tsp. vanilla

In a sauce pan, mix together
all of the ingredients except
the vanilla. Cook to a slow
boil. Cook until a soft ball is
formed when droplets are
placed into a cup of cool water.
At this stage, remove from
heat and add the vanilla. Place
the saucepan in a large bowl of
sink with ice cold water. Hand
beat the icing until the mix-
ture has slightly thickened.
Spread on the warm cake.

Oysters Rockefeller

1 cup butter

one-half cup plain flour

2 cloves of garlic, minced

one-half tsp. salt

one-quarter tsp.

2 pkgs. frozen



1 tsp. anchovy paste

1 lb. bacon, cooked and

1 pint standard oysters

grated Parmesan cheese

Tabasco sauce
Baking shells (use about 24
small shells for one oyster
Cook bacon well, drain and
crumble. Melt butter in a skil-
let. Add the flour, stir and cook
about 5 minutes until well
blended. Blend in oyster water,
garlic, salt, cayenne, and
anchovy paste. Place frozen
spinach on top of this mixture.
Cover and cook over medium
heat, stirring every few min-
utes. Cook until spinach is
done, usually about 10 to 15
minutes. This may be done
ahead and frozen. Using cook-
ie sheets, cover with crumpled
aluminum foil. Place baking
shells on foil.
The crumpled foil holds the
shells in place and makes
clean-up easier. Place one oys-
ter in each shell. Top with a
spoon of spinach mixture, 3
drops of Tabasco or any hot
sauce, crumbled bacon, and
then dust with Parmesan
cheese. Place in the middle of
the oven and broil for 8 to 10
minutes until bubbly.Serve
about three as an appetizer.
This can be made into a casse-
role. Also the spinach is deli-
cious as a vegetable.

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classroom. NAA studies have found that even younger
children enjoy learning using nonfiction topics and texts
such as The Beaches Leader, Ponte Vedra Leader,
community newspapers which provide names, places, and
events that are very real to young students. This year to
celebrate NIE week The Beaches Leader, Ponte Vedra
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in grades 3-8. Students may choose one of the following
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February 15, 2006

Barnhill fulfills West Point dream

Fletcher High center Joe Barnhill gets ready to snap the ball to
quarterback Marty McCann during a game last season. Barnhill,
a senior, has fulfilled a lifelong dream and will attend West Point.

Nease High wins

its second straight

girls soccer crown

Three state titles in five years

injuries and no major problems.
By ROBRT DeANGELO "This vear it was injury after
SSPORTS EDITOR injury and kids kept stepping up
FORT LAUDERDALE ... but I have to say it was our
Dynasty begins with "D." And defense that carried us through
though Nease girls soccer coach the playoffs. Time and again
Dave Silverberg was apprehen- they came through and our
sive about calling his program a defense is really the reason we
dynasty following the Panthers won tonight."
second consecutive state cham- From Catherine O'Donnell in
pionship stand third in the past goal, to defenders Erin Hoover,
five years) Saturday night, he did Jessica Gambill and Dani
praise the team's defense as key Nelson, along with midfielder
to the title drive. Jamie Silverberg and the special
The Panthers defeated Merritt assignment Hanburry drew
Island 1-0 Saturday evening at against Merritt Island, the
Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Panthers thwarted every offen-
Stadium in a back and forth sive surge Saturday. The
game that turned on Stacey Mustangs were limited to only
Hanburry's goal nine minutes two shots on goal in the first
into the second half, but by
half. Senior mid- -....-~ -- ---. pushing every-
fielder Nikki \ ./ one forward for
Lombardo blast- most of the sec-
ed a free kick ond half in
from just left of "t search of the
the penalty box equalizer, fin-
that curved ished with 10
toward the net. / shots on goal
S Mustangs keeper and two comer
Natalie Feller got kicks.
a fingertip on N' "They put a
the ball, but it (,"! .lot of pressure
found the right on us after we
shoulder of a PANTHERS I scored and they
c h a r g ing MUSTANGS 0 had some good
Hanburry for opportunities,
the only score of the Class 4A some good shots," said Panthers
championship game. sophomore keeper O'Donnell.
"I usually play forward but I "They put a lot of shots on net in
was playing defense this game. I the final minutes [but] I was
had to mark [Mustangs star for- ready."
ward Cara Bortz] so I knew I The Nease defense was so
wouldn't get many chances on effective it kept the high-pow-
offense," a beaming Hanburry ered Mustangs off the board for
said. "Nikki just gave a perfect only the second time this sea-
ball, I couldn't ask for a better son.
ball and it was my only "I don't know if we could have
opportunity to score so I just ran played differently," said Merritt
straight to the ball and knocked Island forward Michelle Bush.
it in with my shoulder." "Every single one of us who
Silverberg praised Hanburry came in left everything they had
for tenacious defense on Bortz, on the field."
who scored 38 goals this season. Earning a second straight state
In fact, Bortz had only one shot title was anything but a cake-
on goal, and that was from way walk for Nease. Plagued by late-
outside the box late in the fust season injuries, Silverberg's
half. troops relied heavily on unsung
Nease's strategy was to shadow heroes to step in at key posi-
Bortz wherever she went on the tions.
field. "I had to make sure I knew The Panthers also got a boost
where she was at all times," in Friday's state semifinal game
Hanburrv said, "and not lose when senior forward Lauren
track of her. I did O.K. I really Crossan returned from a
have no idea why I was picked." sprained ankle to score both
Silverberg cited the 5'8 goals in a 2-0 shutout over
Hanburry's ability to win balls Pehisacola Washington Hih.
out of the air as one reason she On Saturday, it was midfielder
was selected to mark Merritt Kristen Hoover who gave her
Island's most dangerous scoring teammates a lift by getting back
threat. The coach then credited on the field after sustaining a
the entire Panthers defense for knee injury against St. Augustine
securing the championship. in last week's regional final.
"Each of our title seasons has Hoover only played about five
been so different," Silverberg minutes for Nease, but the
said. "Last year was kind of a per- Panthers scored their lone goal
feet season because we had no during that time.


Joe Barnhill's boyhood dream has
always been to attend the U.S. Military
Academy at West Point.
He wrote about it in his journals grow-
ing up and spent hours researching, the
application process.
In December, he even attended the
famous Army-Navy football game in'
Barnhill, a senior at Fletcher High,
hopes to be playing in that storied con-
test next football season.
Last week the Neptune Beach resident
received an official "letter of assurance"
confirming his Congressional appoint-
ment to West Point.
"I have always had an interest in the
military, but it was a mysterious thing for
me growing up because my dad never
talked about it," said Barnhill, whose
father is a Vietnam veteran.
"After I started exploring Army, and all
the pride and tradition that goes with
that school, I said West Point is for me."
Barnhill's father served three tours of
duty in Vietnam with the Army's 10th
Special Forces, and was a rising staff ser-
geant when he left the service after seven
When Joe Barnhill expressed an inter-
est .in the military, his father gave him
this piece of advice: Don't go enlisted.
Get your college education first.
"He's got his career set and his mind set
for the next 20 years," said Joe's father,

"He did it all himself. Chose the school
and everything."
Barnhill, a: co-captain on Fletcher's
football team last season and an all-dis-
trict center, said he selected West Point in
part because of its emerging football pro-
gram, now under former NFL head coach
Bobby Ross.

I have always had an inter-
est in the military, but it was a
mysterious thing for me grow-
ing up because my dad never
talked about it. After I started
exploring Army, and all the
pride and tradition that goes
with that school, I said West
Point is for me.
..... ....

Joe Barnhill
Fletcher High senior who has
received a Corgressionaie
appointment to West Point

Army won four of its last five games in
2005 and will play a 12-game schedule
this year that includes nationally tele-

vised visits to Notre Dame and Texas
"There's so much paperwork that goes
with West Point," added Barnhill, a
scholar-athlete ranked 23rd in his gradu-
ating class at Fletcher.
"I had to interview and compete with a
number of people in the district to
receive the congressional nomination.
"Everybody there was a captain of their
football team, or top-5 in their class, aca-
, Barnhill seems destined to succeed at
"The Point." He carries a weighted grade-
point average of 4.4 and has been -virtual-
ly a straight-A student since elementary
He was a three-year starter on Fletcher s
football team, playing both'offense and
"He will be able to handle it, athletical-
ly and academically," said Fletcher princi-
pal Helene Kirkpatrick.
Added Barnhill's mother, Susan: "We
are real lucky at the Beach to have the
schools we have and the teachers we
"As a parent, I'm very excited, but it
will be hard for mom to saw goodbye on
June 24.'"
All recruited cadet-athletes report to
West Point on R-Day. Football season
begins Saturday, Sept. 2.
"Everybody up there is a type-A person-
ality," said Barnhill, who said "nothing is
worth doing if it's not done right."
"They say it gets a little intense some-
times but they have ways to blow off

Senators off to a 2-1 softball start


Fletcher is off to a 2-1
start this softball season
having earned wins over
Englewood and First Coast
last week but taking a 22-2
pounding at the hands of
Orange Park Monday night.
The season began last
Tuesday with a 13-6 home
victory over Englewood.
Despite cold temperatures
Fletcher's bats were hot in
pounding out 14 hits over
seven innings of play.
Last Thursday, the
Senators erased a 5-0 early-
inning deficit to down First
Coast by a 6-5 count.
Angela Gentry belted her
first home run of the season
and added an RBI double to
help spark Fletcher's
Jenny Griswold, who
came on in relief of Becky
Frank in the third inning,
earned the win, her second
of the season.
In both games last week

Fletcher's defense was a bit
shaky at times, but head
coach Shanel Lopez said
practices would focus on
tightening up the defense as
well as situational hitting. *
On Monday night, how-
ever, the Senators ran into a
red-hot Raiders team that
put 13 runs on the board in
the second frame of a five-
inning game, Orange Park
scored in each of the first
four innings and smacked
19 hits in the contest.
The Senators, who man-
aged just four hits, scored in
the top of the first and
added one more in the fifth
as Griswold saw her record
drop to 2-1.
Orange Park moved to 3-0
on the young season.
The Senators were set to
get back into action
Wednesday night when
they were slated to host
Sandalwood in a 6:30 p.m.
start. The team will travel to
Providence on Friday in a
game also beginning at 6:30

Pnolos ny ROB DeANGELO

TOP: Senators third baseman Heather
Griswold scoops up a ground ball in the
second inning against First Coast last
Thursday night.

ABOVE: Fletcher's Jamie VanderBaan
sees a pitch she likes in her first at-bat of
the season Thursday. VanderBaan had
missed most of the Senators preseason
practices as a member of Fletcher's girls
basketball team.

LEFT: Angela Gentry is off to a torrid start
at the plate this season. The power-hitting
first baseman has three doubles, a home
run and six RBIs in three games.

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Whiting in the surf, but big catches from boats

A nglers aboard the
Mayport Princess, with
Captain George Strate,.
scored big on several trips last
week as did a party from
Orlando aboard the Sea
Dancer with Capt. Dennis
Both had excellent catches
around A.H. The whiting are
biting in the surf but the big
catches are coming from 35 to
45 feet of water off the redtops
to the desert. If you are in the
surf, cast as far as you can.
Most of the fish this week
were caught out of boats.
On Friday, the Princess
anglers returned with 15 snap-
per, seven mangrove snapper
to 15 pounds, three grouper to

IC critics tabbed this recent
Super Bowl as one of the
most forgettable, so
inept were both the Seattle
Seahawks and Pittsburgh
Steelers. '
How can it be ;"unforget-
table" and "forgetable" at the,
same time?
If the Detroit version of
Mardi Gras was so bad why do
scribes keep writing about it?
Are the officials who worked,
that game really to blame or
was it a combination of both
the Seahavks and Steelers?
Some calls were blown like 'a
boy scout's bugle, true, but the
real culprits were the player
and coaches. The Steelers tried
to give it away in the first half
but the Hawks were too good-
hearted to take it.
Seattle banked heavily on the
running of Shaun, Alexander-
the-great and with good rea-
son. One figures that a player
who led the NFL with 1,880
rushing yards incidentally a


20 pounds and ,their limit of
Earlier on Monday, near the
A.H. bottom, Mayport


team, record and chased .in
for 28 touchdowns, another
record, would naturally be the
ma to lead his team to victory.
Didn't happen.
The infantry attack' of'
Alexander's was muffled by
only 10 carries in the first half
and 10 more in the
second. Why, in an important
Jaguais game (if he still had
both legs that day) Fred Taylor
would have been called on that

Wednesday, Feb. 15
Sandalwood at FLETCHER, 6:30 p.m.
St. Joseph Academy at NEASE, 7 p.m.
Maclay High at NEASE, 7 p.m.

Princess anglers cleaned a
dozen fat snapper to 10
pounds, 10 mangrove, four
grouper and lots of seabass
and beeliners.
Capt. Dennis Young, on the
Sea Dancer with the Allen
Hoops party, pulled up 10
snapper weighing eight to 14
pounds, along with 30
seabass. They were fishing
around the amberjack hole.
'Capt. George Bull Jr. with
his friend Steve Danzig on the
Bionic Bull trolled the creeks
not too far from Nassau Sound
last Friday. They used plastic
artificial and caught 25
speckled trout, three redbass
and a flounder.
Capt. David King, on his
Crusty Crab, fished for whit-
ing last week off the redtops
and Beach Club, and on trips
Wednesday and Thursday
filled his cooler with big whit-
Mike Tandarich, out of B &
M Bait and Tackle, used min-
nows for bait and caught 11
speckled perch at Hanna Park
on a trip last week.
Buck Gergley, on the
Mayport Princess last Monday,
came home with two grey
grouper to 15 pounds, one
snapper and his limit of bee-
Capt. Dave Sipler and Rob,
Cook, last Monday, used live
shrimp in the river and caught
five redbass to 22 inches, three
trout and a flounder. On
Thursday morning, with Steve
Hutter fishing in the surf off
P.V., Capt. Dave reports a
catch of 15 whiting.
Matt Hamilton and friends

many times in the first quarter.
If Alex was hobbled we
haven't heard about it. So why
not turn the -controls over to
your fine running back, Mike
Holmgren? Of course, it's not'
that, easy and Holmgren has
the credentials as one of the
most winning coaches in the
NFL, so all the blame can't be.
laid on him.
Could be that the real blame
was just that old Super Bowl
jinx, for lack of a better word,
that seems to get teams at the
Big Show. The Steelers' defense
wasn't that awesome.
One wonders what the out-
come would have been if the
Jaguars had somehow managed
to escape the playoffs undefeat-
ed and made.their Super Bowl
debut. Jacksonville had already
beaten both Seattle and
Pittsburgh, so does that make
the Jaguars better after all?
Would Byron Leftwich have
been too much for any oppo-
nent at Detroit?
Incidentally, Alexander had a

SPhoto submitted
Ann Leforte caught this big grouper on a recent fishing excursion with Captain Dennis Young
aboard the Sea Dancer.

James Gergley and Jonothan
Moran on Matt's Pathfinder
tried their luck in the St.
Augustine creeks last Monday
and netted 25 redbass to 24
inches, a pair of trout and a
Larry "Fishman' Finch had a
great week on the sheepshead
along the jetties. The Fishman
and, his wife, Murphy,

anchored along the rocks on
\Vednesday .and caught 22
toothy ones. On Thutirsday
morning, Larry and George
Atelevich caught their limit of
30 sheepshead to seven
pounds. And on Sunday, Lairy
and Bruce Boyer iced down 36
sheepshead to six pounds..
Fine sheepshead fishing.
Good fishing. .


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History picture of the week features Capt. Jimmy Capo (kneeling
on far right) with his party and plenty of big snapper from his
Georgia Belle in the early 1960s.

Beach Girls Fitness is fitness
training for women only. Six-'
week camps include head to
toe fitness in a group setting at
local parks at the beach.
Personal training also available.
For more information con-
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on the web at www.beachgirls-
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Flag football spring leagues
for kids ages 6 to 14 are form-
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counties. All games take place
on Saturday from April 1 until
May 27. 'Deadline to register is

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the January to July season. This
team will be coached by a for-
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-Players.,with great attitudes
and supportive parents are
in-ited to phone Wayne at
993-3530 for more informa-
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Club is currently forming pre-

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to U-17 teams.
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2-0 record against Jack Del Rio's
team until this year, which may
show how much the Jaguars
improved this year. Jacksonville
will start next season as a win-
ner, the fust time that's hap-
pened in six yeais: That means,
a greater number of opponents
will be gunning 'for them.
Maybe next year if the Jaguars
make the playoffs they'll be
more ready for the challenge.
Those who saw -the whole
show in Detroit can pick their
own doubtful call by the men
in stripes, but whether Steelers
QB Ben. Roethlisberger. got
across the plane with his
pinkies for the TD or not,
remember some days the
breaks on calls will be for or
against you depending on what
fate has in store.
The Olympics in Italia can be
breathtaking. We understand
that the daredevils of freestyle
skiing trained for that life-
threatener by living in
Jacksonville for months and
driving on the expressway.

Friday, Feb. 17

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$147.900. FSBO. 537-3969.
TIM THOMPSON, 591-0303
Vacant Lot, Atlantic Beach. 4 Blocks to
Ocean 0.43 acres. $985,000. OBO
A RARE Find, 8 lots, South Jax Beach.
near Sanctuary, approx 75x100 each.
Cleared, ready to build. $315K/pe, lot. Will
finance w/25% down. (904)221-3825
The finest ocean view lot available In Jax
Beach $829,000. Plan and permits in
place. II Interested call Mark @ The Dil-
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10 lots, undeveloped, adjacent to multi-million
dollar Intracoastal community.:
Available individually or as a package.
Dm Individual lots start at $100,000

w/pnvate pool area Floor plan includes
open kitchen with granite counters, great
for entertaining. Newer home. Offered at
$359,900 537-3969.
ATLANTIC BEACH, built 2003, 4BR/2BA
detached. 1500st., 1125 Main St
$249.900. Call Shaun (904)226-3089.
JAX BEACH. 5BR/2BA. 2300sl. on 2 lots
(15.000sf). $450,000 OBO. 249-8637.
2BR/1.5BA. New roof, many new extras
$297,500. 246-6582.
SEAVIEW PARK 3BR/3BA, $2250sf, 2-
story. $619,000, 504-3430.
Townhouse, 2BR/2 5BA, new rool. plumb-
ing, HardiBoard siding, paint. $260,000.
2BR/2.5BA Townhome, 2-car garage.
Lakeview lot, hardwood floors, new kitch-
en, designer look. Walk to Beach & Parks.
$345,000. 514-6640.
3BR/2.5BA. Over 2000sf. 3-Storles, with
OCEANVIEWS, 2-car garage. $595,000.
Call Lori Lareau at Vanguard GMAC
Realty, 868-7224.
MAYPORT LANDING- 3/2 Townhome,
new roof, new tile floors. $139.900.
EAGLES CREEK- 10 minutes from
beaches/ base. Gorgeous 4/2, nice lot,
scr. porch, many upgrades Close to
schools & shopping. $247,900
area, cute 3/2, 2 car garage, ear in kit,
fenced in yard, $184.900.
241-5501 OR 221-1711
PONTE VEDRA, Fairfield, 2200si..
3BR/2.5BA, water view, tennis, pobl, gat-
ed. $417,000. (904)910-7036
PONTE VEDRA, 3BR/2BA, beautiful, re-
modeled townhome on lake End unit
$193,000. (904)424 0660.

PONTE VEDRA Blvd. Beauty. Adorable
3BR/2BA w/pool. Very large lot.
$1,300,000 For appointment, call Lea Un-
derwood, Prudential Network Realty.
PONTE VEDRA. Sawgrass Players Club,
Bermuda Court 2BR/2BA. unattached pa-
tio home. $269,900. (904)655-5990.
SECLUDED WOODS neighborhood in de-
sliable Neptune Beach. 2119sf, 4/2, wood
floors, ceramic tile, Ig in-ground pool,
great curb appeal. $479,900 Keller Wil-
liam Team Generations, 445-8647.
116 Davis Street, Neptune Beach. 3rd
House from Ocean. 4BR/2 5BA, which in-
cludes guest house. Nantucket style, Ce-
dar shake, Pecky Cypress throughout. Will
co-op. $850,000. (904)472-4828.
Creek. 2014 Merced Port, 3BR/2BA, 2 car
garaged gg woodbqor.. i|r ogt jon sys-
| gwi el- aulpde-ipcj.-. $2391pOQ
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3BR/2BA, like new, on lake, 1893sq, buill
1998, new carpet and paint, $244,900.
Terms. Independent Brokers 710-3111.
PRICED TO SELL. 3BR/2BA, hardwood
and tile floors $179,900. Help-U-Sell,
Marsh View R.E. (904)620-0144
FSBO, 2BR/2BA townhome, gated com-
munity, PVB, on the water. Hardwood
floors, high ceilings, pool, gym. tennis.
Low fees. Will co-op. $263.000.
FSBO. 3BR/2BA, with lake view. 156 Mar-
tinique Circle. Established neighborhood.
Vaulted ceilings, skylights, garage, spnn-
kler system, new roof, community pool.
Yard maintenance included. $248,000.

South Jax Bch luxury beach home, 1-1/2
blocks to ocean. 3BR/2.5BA, 2200sf Re-
cent renovation includes new family room,
Pool/Spa. summer kitchen, fireplace, A/C
units, root. windows, slucco, home thea-
lre, appliances, more. MLS#281888
agent's protected, 5959K. Call 249-9236

Open Saturday. 11am-4pm. 3 Bluelish
Place Family or entertainers special. 1/3
Acre lot, mature trees. in-ground pool,
large screened lanai, cool deck, yards,
sneo stays, on cul-de-sac. 3BR/2BA re-
modeled. Many upgrades. 2-car garage.

Open Sunday, 11am-4pm. 17 Mackeial..
Move-in ready. Renovated. newer roof,
garage and French doors. Ceramic coun-
ters, carpet, newpaint in & out. On cul-de-
sac. Large yard. $310,000.

Newly renovated charmer. This patio style
home features 2BR/2BA, spill bedrooms.
Open floor plan. Separate office. fireplace.
New roof, Master bath, garage door.
Call Terry Welch, (904)838-7726
each 745 S. 51h St.. great Investment,
$299,000, 591-3348 or 591-0599.
NORTH BEACH. 4BR/2.5BA. 1773sf New
rool, carpel, deck+ $269,999. For ap-
pointment. (904)607-1706. OPEN HOUSE
Friday & Saturday, 11am-2pm 1154 Pen-
man Rd. Co-op.
105 Marsh Cove Dr. Duplex 2/2, garage.
comer lot. Pool, tennis, lawn service. pest
control, lermite bond included in
$59 monthly association dues. $250,000
LATRIUM 2BR/2BA, updated, new roof,
new A/C. 2735 St. Louis Court, $289,000.
NEWER, CUSTOM built, private. ocean-
Iront home with high dune views ol the
ocean and Intracoastal Waterway Approx
4458- St., 5BR/4.5BA, den/ office, tie and
hardwood Iloors, formal living and dining.
pool and spa, screened lanai with hot tub,
ush landscaping and loaded. $2,750,000.
Phyllis Staines, 904-476-SOLD. RE/MAX
Coastal Real Estate. www.pstaines comr
HARBOUR ISLAND in Marsh Landing.
5BR/4BA. 8800st. Separate guest house.
Shown by appointment. $4,500,000. Call
Lea Underwood, Prudential Network Real-
ty, (904)571-0790
JAX BCH/ FSBO 3BR/2.5BA. Completely
remoldelea, must see.
www.foIsalebyowner corn list #20585804.
1404 Declaration Dr. $349,000.
pletely renovated, contemporary style.
Small boat accessible. $629,000. Call
Duplexor single nome. 1BR/1BA_(each)
East.Ql A A $425,0006-Q-46-820 "-,
JAX BEACH. 2BR Cottatge hear Ocean.
115 4th Ave. South. $450k. Owner/agent.
home, 1050ss., screened porch, fenced
yara, W/D, newer appliances. $120,000.
Brokers welcome. (954)975-4062.
1250sf. Fireplace, 1-car garage, com-
munity pool. Walk to Ocean. $279,000.
I HAVE decided to sell my 3BR/3.5BA
.2car garage executive Ilha Bela town-
home, which is east of A1A and 1 block
from the ocean. Construction lust complet-
ed. Everything is truly lop of the line.
$595,000 310 South 2nd St. Unit D.
ICW. HOLIDAY Harbor. FSBO. Lg lot,
4BR/ 2BA, 2400s1 w/in-ground pool New
CH/A. roof. $324,900. 246-2336 or 463-

JAX BCH. 1136 24th St. N., 4BR/2.5BA, ATLANTIC BEACH, 4BR/3BA, large, pn-
2 story 2500sf. on 1 .5 lots w/fp, deck, vale lot, 8 blocks to Beach. $340,000.
screen rm. $489,900. Call 904-704-7966. 270-2333.

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or the beach, from this beautiful 2 story home
in desirable South Jax Beach neighborhood.
Nearly 2000 sf with 3BR/2.5BA, L areau
Florida room on an oversized lot! 904-868-7224
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sell. For listings. 800-749-8124 ext. 1490.
CUSTOM BUILT, 4BR/2.5BA w/detached
bonus room. Walk to Beach. Professional-
ly landscaped, tons of extras. A must see!
Below market value. $499,900. 622-8532.
SOUTH JAX BEACH. 2BR/2BA, 2-car ga-
rage. All new interior finishes, 1200sf.
1639 Roberts Dr. $284,900. 571-2899.
ACROSS 18TH Ave N. from Fletcher Jr.
High, near .beach. 3BR/2BA, new CH&A
sidewalks. Large fenced in wooded lot,
$310,000. (865)689-2326..
es, 4 blocks to Ocean. Fully rented.
$679,900/ea, or make offer on' both. For
details, call Lea 'Underwood, Prudential
Network Realty, (904)571-0790.
N. JAX Beach, 3BR/2BA pool home, fire-
place, 2-car. garage, $369,000. 249-1890.
BUYING IN The Beaches? Waterfront, in-
tior & land. WE HAVE IT ALLI Purchase
any property in tne North East Flonda Mul-
liple Lisung Service and save real dollars
just by hiring a Buyer's Agent to locate the
right property and represent you. and only.
you! No conflicts of interest or stress. Just
savings. Call Region Atlantic Really, LLC
for details. (904)982-7620.

BROADWATER, 3BR/2.5BA w/lott
ICI Coquina home, 2054sf. w/20 f1 ceilings
Waterfront tot w/intercoastal views
$448.000, will consider co-op.

office: 249-4949

mobile: 333-7873

Soon to be Jax Beach Landmark. 8th floor
residential on SE side of the building.
Amazing views, 12 ft ceilings, rare
opportunity. This is a must see!
Move in April 2006.


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From this 3 story townhouse less than
2 blocks to the beach! 3/2.5 and
oceanview from the master suite
Lori Lareau balcony. Beautiful hardwood floors,
904-868-7224 immaculate condition AND a
ljlareau@yahoo.com 2 car garage. $579,000


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JAX BEACH 2BR/2BA Condo with deep
water dock. (904)631-1328.
THE PALMS at Marsh Landing 2BR/2BA.
hardwood floors, granite counter tops, and
fully tiled bathrooms, 613-2748.
PVB 2000st townhouse. 3/2.5, new, de.
signer kitchen & baths, new appliances,
tile. screened & glass lanai, storage. No
smokers, no pets. $1350/mo.
EAST OF AlA. Very Large 1BR/2BA, fully
furnished, washer/dryer included. 1 Block
to Beach. $245,000. Call Mark, 591-6976.
The Dilworth Realty Group ol Vanguard
new construction, 2BR/2BA, concierge,
spa, pool. San Marco style. See at
www.valencracondos.com. Asking
$409.900. Call (904)827-0446.




single, 1215sf, w/carpon, deck, all GE
kitchen, CH&A, washer/dryer, new carpet.
Many upgrades. Financing available. Re-
becca, 246-7684.
OWN YOUR Own Home at the Beaches
tor only $25,000. 14x66 single-wide, front
kitchen, 2BR/1BA, new carpets, new tile In
kitchen & bath, CH&A, screened porch &
carport. Rent to Own $750/mo or rent
$7001mo. (includes lot fee) Admirals
Walk. (904)483-1725.
Park at Jax Beach, new appliances, quiet
area, and nice yard. 249-0844

Condos, Atlantic Beach. Close to all major
access mroutes. Now accepting reserva-
tions. Call Mark, The Dilworth Realty
Group ol Vanguard GMAC. 591-6976.
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This convenient location just
minutes from the beach.
1 BR/1 BA, vaulted ceilings, L Lare
screened lanai, wood 904-868-7224
preserve view. $134,900 jilareau@yahoo.com


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i Unfurnished Homes L'atrium PV 3BR/2BA SFH, porch Unfurnished Condos
Ponte Vedra by the Sea- PV w/jacuzzi, lake view, fireplace, comm. pool, Summerhouse PV
S5BR/3.5BA, fabulous home, 3 cargarage, garage. $1600/mo. Newly renovated, new carpet, baths
fenced backyard, screened porch. Sawgrass PV 3BR/2BA, spacious home IBR/IBA, Villa $900/menities. I
IT $2950/mo. w/two car garage, fireplace, recently updated. 2BR/2BA, ground floor. $1175/mo.
S'The Grove PV 4BR/3BA, home on $1500/mo. Palms at Marsh Landing JB
private lot w/preserve views, hardwood Avenue S JB R/2A, duplex 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/garage.
floors, three car garage. $2700/mo. 36th Avene J 2BR/2BA, duplex $1050/mo.
Sawgrass P.C. PV 3BR/2.5BA, home w/screened porch, fenced yard. garage, vaulted 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor, top end unit,
has screened in pool, den or office, ceilings. $1200/mo. screened porch, fireplace. $1350/mo.
; hardwood floors. $2500/mo. Innlet Beach PV 2BR/2BA, home on Villas at Marsh Landing JB
Marsh View SPV 4BR/4BA, end unit lagoon, screened porch, fresh paint, new tile 2BR/2BA, ground floor, w/garage,.
screened porch and fireplace. $S1l00/mo.
w/elevator. 2800 SF, beach access, & carpet, 2 car garage. $1295/mo. ene chd fireplace.
attached garage. $2200/mo. Dolphin Blvd PV 3BR/2BA, home has 2BR/2BA, ground floor. $1100/mo.
Summunerield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious garage, fenced yard, new carpet, fresh paint. 2BR/2BA, condo has garage, replace,
home in walking distance to schools & $1200/mo. porch, golf course views. $1200/mo.
Beach. $2000/mo. Furnished Homes Urand Cay Villas PV
SVlano Walk SPV 4BR/3.5BA, newer Ocea G dmese- SPV 3BR/3A Condo 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/garage. $ 100/mo.
two story, across from ocean, light & O 3BR/3BA. Condo, 3BR/2BA, 3rd floor, vaulted ceilings, tile
bright, garage. 1900/mo. luxuriously furnished, screened porch, across floors, upgrades thru-out. $1250/mo. ,
38 17th Street AB 3BR/2.5BA, three from ocean. $3000/mo. 922 I" Street S JB 2BR/2BA, ground
story townhouse, newly renovated, 1/2 Intracoastal West floor, attached garage, porch, newer
block to bch, garage. $18Q0/mo. Avanti Kernan 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor condo, building. $1800/mo.
Quail Point PV 3BR/3BA. Home has all appliances, great amenities. $945/mo. ,
screened porch, decks, wood floors, golf Point Meadows Gate Pkwy 2BR/2BA, 4th REMAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE
course views. $1750/mo. floor condo, elevator, great condition, screened Shannon Smith
132 11& Ave S. JB 3BR/3.5BA, Three porch. $850/mo. www.rentthebeaches.com
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weekly No condo fees 1 year. Info ,pics.
727-458-4230, $220K FSBO. Must Seel
SUMMER HOUSE, 1BR/1B, 5 star amen-
ities in PVB great investment at $135k.
Call (904)318-1880.
JAX BEACH. Newer 2BR/2BA. Many up-
grades. 1200sf. 9ft ceilings w/fans, walk-in
closet,' kitchen appliances, washer/dryer,
terrace, fireplace, garage. Security sys-
tem. FSBO. $225,500. 246-8775.
3BR/2BA many upgrades, tile, stainless
appliances, plantation shutters, garage
w/office, club house, pool and fitness cen-
ter. Asking $289,000. 280-5170,
2BR/2BA, 1176rsf. Ocean 14, 16th floor.
$545,000, will consider co-op.
Atl Bch, $998,000. Owner will hold mort-
gage, 219-2481.
house. 804 Marsh Cove Place. $235,000-
OBO. (904)631-1245.
Villa. Newly remodeled. 5279,900.
(904)962-6876 (will co-op).
THE PALMS. 1BR/IBA. Resort amenities.
Sell or lease. $149,500, $875/mo.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

JAX BEACH. 2BR Upper. 7 blocks Ocean,
CH&A, WDHU, $850/mo.+ $500/dep. Mili-
tary/Senior discount. No pets. 710 2nd
Ave. North. 708-0731.
2BR/2BA, 2-car garage, washer/dryer.
$1850/mo. (561)789-3810.
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
pet negotiable, $1300/mo., 673-1550.
2BR/2.5BA. Open kitchen, great for enter-
tainingl $1500/mo. Call 866-5000.
ATLANTIC BEACH. Main St. Duplex,
2BR/1BA, screened porch, fireplace,
WDHU, CH&A, $750/mo. (904)891-0606,
or (352)478-2161.
JAX BEACH small 1BR furnished guest
house on scenic canal, unique, $200 per
week Includes utilities, cable. 349-3434.
Lovely 3BR/2BA Condo, overlooking park.
French doors, stainless appliances, wash-
er/dryer, Plantation shutters, fireplace.
$1375/mo. Available March 1st. 280-5170,
floor duplex. $950/mo. 249-0325,
2BR/1BA, 1200SF, washer/dryer, CH&A,
sunroom, large work room, 1 block to
Ocean. $995/mo. (904)992-9080.
CHARMING 2BR/1BA, 1.5 blocks to
Beach, Oceanviews from all east rooms,
newly renovated, $1295/mo. includes util-
ities.. 249-0903
MOBILE HOMES. $500 to $550, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
YARDS. 1803 Challenger Court West.
2BR/2BA townhouse w/ loft & private
courtyard. Great shape Year lease.
$895/mo. 612-8868, 631-3583.

to Ocean. CH&A, 'wall-to-wall carpet,
WDHU. No pets. $1050/mo. lease.
Townhome. End unit, in 5-star complex.
Livingroom w/fireplace, dining room, fully
equipped kitchen w/brand new appliances
including washer/dryer. 1st floor powder
room, 2BR/1BA on 2nd floor w/deck off
master bedroom. Large closets. Small
pets permitted. $1100/mo. e-mail: carloti-
ca2@comcast.net or (609)487-3473.
ATLANTIC BCH. 1653 Coquina Place,
1BR., 1/2 block from ocean, large deck/
yard, new carpet and tile, no dogs,
$750/mo. 246-6039 or 962-6361.
JAX BEACH, 1BR, Upper, 1 block Ocean,
$695+ $300/dep., water included.
Military/Senior discount, small pets OK,
123-D 18th Ave. North 708-0731.
1BR bungalow, all utilities included, use of
pool and outdoor heated jacuzzi,
$695/mo. Call Robin. 246-2203.
3rd floor w/view. $875/mo. 472-6254.
NEPTUNE BEACH, one block to ocean,
2BR/1BA, 1 year lease, NO pets, 800sf.,
includes W/D, $1000/mo. +$1000/sec.
dep. 918 A First Street, between Bay &
Pine. Call 246-8970 or 591-1218.

JAX BEACH: Beautiful, 4BR/3.5BA, 2-car
garage, granite, 2800sf, $1999/mo.
496 upper 8th Ave. South. 534-2120.
ARLINGTON/ MILL Cove Golf Club area,.
Lovely brick home, 3BR/2BA w/applian-
ces, fireplace, screened porch, fenced
yard. $1100/mo. +sec.. (904)928-3661.
JAX BEACH, $1175/mo., 3BR/2BA, 2car
garage. Fenced yard. School .nearby. Pet
considered; New stove, frig, carpet, paint.
Open Sat & Sun .1-5pm. 2506 America
Ave. 246-1125, 348-9257, 273-9576.

SUTTON LAKES, 4/2, 1930sf., open floor
- plan, LR,, DR, ElK, split BR w/lg. closets,
WDHU, $1395/mo. TDO Management
Services, 246-1125.
6 Blocks To Beach, 3BR/1.5BA, hardwood
floors, real nice, $1250/mo with referen-
ces. (904)993-6448.
PABLO BAY. 3000.st, like new 4BR.
bonus room, total 5BR/3BA Many up-
grades, stainless appliances, central vac,
intercom, hardwood Iloors, closed lanai,
walerview Clubhouse. pool. tennis. Avail-
able 4/1 $2300/mo. 349-3434.
ATLANTIC BCH 2559 Americas Cup Cir-
cle E 3BR'2BA, hardwood! carpel, 1 -car
garage washer.' dryer, fenced yard, com-
munity pool. $995/m6. +. deposit

Contemporary 2BR/2.5BA Office. POOL'
Fabulous, soaring, 2-slory livingroom
$1950/mo 280-2805

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The Palms, 2/2 condo, approx. 1200sf,
beautiful, great amenities, avail now.
Summerhouse 2/2 condo, gated comm.
lots of amenities. Avail. now. $995/mo.
3/2 w/ bonus room, covered screened pa-
tio, fenced yard w/ irrigation syst.
$1 225/mo.
4/2, 2 car gar., Ig yard, avail. 2/10/06,

4/3 w/ bonus room, available now.
Lg 4/2, 2 car gar., comm. pool, near
schools, $1495/mo.
Executive home, brand new, 2600sf,
4/2.5, gated comm., $2200/mo.

Executive townhome, brand new, full of
upgrades! 3/2.5, over 200sf, $1800/mo.
2/2 Townhome, 1800sf, avail, now
Lg 3/2, 2 car garage, over 2300sf,
$1300/mo. '
(2) Brand new 3.2 condos, 1100sf. Start-
ing at $900/mo.
DAYBREAK WOODS (Pulaski area)
Brand new 3/2, 2 car gar., avail, now,
3/2, 2 'car garage, available now
4BR/2BA, 2 car garage, 2300sf,
$1400/mo. .
3/2, 2 car gar, less than 2 yrs old, off Yel-
low Bluff Rd. (Dames Pt. area) Avail now.
241-5501 OR 221-1711.,
4-BLOCKS TO Ocean. 1BR/1BA, all tile.
$675/mo.+ deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave.
South. 534-2120.
story, gorgeous lake view, guard/ galed,
community tennis pool/ clubhouse, lawn
service. Pels OK Non-smoking. Avail
mid-March. Free rent itI 4/1 $1900/mo.
1904)703-0242. 1
JAX BCH. 3BR/2BA' 2 car garage, stor-
age building, screened porch, new carpel
& paint. Very nice & very clean. No smok-
ing No dogs. 550 9th Ave. South.
$1200/mo with real's & dep. 249-5676.
SELVA LINKSIDE- 3BR/2BA, all hard-
wood floors, large back yard, $1500/mo.,
no smoking, no pels. 372-0742.
pool, washer/dryer. Walk to Beach or
Town Center. $1600/mo. 241-1886.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse, 2025
Seminole Rd. 2BR/2BA. 1/2 block to
Ocean. Loh otice. cathedral ceiling, great
deck, garage, washer/dryer. $1450/mo.
813-2430. 246-5520
PVB, L'ATRIUM. Walertront, 2BR/2BA.
garage, pool. tennis. $1250,mo. includes
lawn service. 247-1849
NEPTUNE BEACH. walk to Ocean,
3BR/2BA, 1400st., new carpet, garage,
storage shed. LR, DR, eal-in-kitchen, lawn
service. $1200/mo TDO Management
Services 246-1125.
OFF PENMAN. 2BR/2BA with garage,
1297sf. Park view $1045/mo.. 610 6878.
SAWGRASS. TPC. 3BR/2BA+ den. Ber-
muda Court. 1st. +security. $1395/mo No
pels 280-8046, 1904)824-7092
PONTE j-. VEORA .-r Beach, Sawgrasig -
TPC,7 3BR/2BA-- fence,. ireplacO,
washer/dryer, garage. pets OK
$1350/mo. (678)488-4595, (770)592-5343,

2BR/1BA, ceramic tile throughout, great
location. 64 5th Street West. $900/mo
home. 2-Car garage. Selva Lakes
community. Washer/Dryer $1500/mo.
716-0046. .

cess, boat/ RV storage, comm. pool & ten-
nis. $1650imo plus util. 904-651-0164.
Creek, 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage. 1600sf,
Alimacani School District, mint condition,
$1350/mo. 864-6590.
ICW San Pablo & Beach. 4/2 $1195/mo.,
quiet cul-de-sac, large. pnvate backyard,
screened porch. ile floors. W/D Included.
JAX BEACH, 3BR,2BA, 2-car garage.
Pets OK Fenced yard. Eight blocks to
Beach. $13901mo 237-7198. 607-9332.
SATL BCH. 2BR/1BA, kitchen equipped.
WDHU, 1000sl.. large fenced yard.
$925/mo TDO Management Services
NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, living room,
dining room, large eat-in kitchen In-
ground pool. garage, large fenced yard
Updated. Absolutely no pets. $1250/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhome (5 blks to
bch) near Town Center, 3BR/3.5BA, W/D,
pets ok, $1350/mo. 904-403-7069.
3/2/2, FENCED, $1200/mo. for 1600sf.,
like new home in Sutton lakes, pool. Call
JAX BEACH North. Clean 3BR/2BA,
2-car garage, fenced yard, carpet, ceramic
tile. Holly Drive. Quiet neighborhood
$1250/mo.+- deposit. 614.5278
PONTE VEDRA. 3BR/2BA, w/great room
& garage. Large fenced backyard, patio.
On cull-de-sac. Newly renovated.
$1350/mo. 993-1841.
PONTE VEDRA L'Atrium. 2BR/2BA, fire-
place, 2 car garage, lawn svc. No pets.
Available March. $1190/mo 642-3517.
JAX BEACH, 3/2, 1350sf., LR/ DR/ Den,
large yard, breakfast bar, WDHU, 2 car
garage. $1175/mo. TDO Management
services. 246-1125.

PONTE VEDRA, Summer House, 1BR. all
new, w/pool, fitness, spa, concierge, many
amenities. $875/mo. Pets welcome.
Beach close. 2BR, CORNER units. W/D,
fpl., new carpet, paint, appliances. $900-
$1190. Make your deal. Early move-in;
better deal. Call Janet, 635-6375.

star amenities, washer dryer included, golf
side $850/mo. Call (904)318-j 880.
BOATER'S DREAM, 2BR/2.5BA, water-
front townhouse at the Moorings, Jax Bch.
Newly renovated,new appliances, washer/
dryer. $1600/mo. Includes 50 ft boatslip.
Call (904)424-6572.

4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
S JAX Bch. 2BR, lully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267
www.renljacksonvillebeach corn
homes. Weekly/monthly Visit us al
jaxbeachienlal.com or 535-3911 or,

JAX BEACH. Tenffic 3BR/2BA spacious
home. Near Ocean. $500imo 247-8913
terfront neighborhood, big yard. Intersec-
tion of Atlantic & University. 5 rmin. from
J.U., Downtown or 95. $450/mo plus 1/3
until. 993-7780.
CLEAN, COMFORTABLE, drug/ animal
free, home, San Pablo/ Beach, $400/mo.
the Intracoastal Waterway, 3/4BR, 3.5BA,
approx. 2700sf. Resort style living, live
among millionaires Looking for 2 room-
mates. $800 ea. per month, Includes all
utilities, cable, pool, spa, health club,
Marina Walk, gated community w/water,
marsh and marina views. Available May
'06. 40' boat slip also'available. Call now
NEPTUNE BEACH Rooms, 2 blocks to
Ocean, $700/mo, includes utilities,
ATLANTIC 'BEACH Roommate needed.
3BR/2BA,, fireplace,, washer/dryer,
screened porch, 2-car garage, fenced
yard, $500/mo. (904)803-1692.

JAX BEACH. Retail/Office space,
1550sf+. 3rd Street visibility. 246-0576.
MEDICAL OFFICE space for lease in.
prime Jax Beach location. Approximately
3000sf, call 241-8300 for appt.
UPSCALE EXECUTIVE Offices for lease
in beautiful Jax Bch. Fully furnished,
amenities include wireless high speed in-
ternet, use of fully furnished conference
room & kitchen. $700/mo w/ 2yr lease.
$750/mo.w/ lyr lease. 242-9195.
PONTE VEDRA Office. Great location,
$500/mo. Free Internet & fax. 859-1299.

JAX BEACH. building for lease w/office.
Multi-purpose use. Near public boat ramp,
1800sf. $1500/mo. For details, 249-3214,
ATLANTIC BEACH. Free standing office/
commercial/ retail building, shop, commer-
cial lot & warehouse space. Starting at
$500/mo. Free rent. (904)514-1090.

OCEAN FRONT (Ocean 14) beautifully Sc r
renovated, furnished, 3BR/2BA w/storage
unit. $2495/mo. (904)571-3877.

PONTE VEDRA, a spacious 2BR/2BA
corner unit, washer/ dryer w/fireplace,
$1175/mo., 635-6375.
2BR/2BA, gated, clubhouse, pool, Jacuz-
zi, fitness center, volleyball, basketball
and tennis courts. Minutes to the beach.
2 available, 1 on water, 1 with fireplace,
both are 1st floor units. Newly renovated.
Available March 1st. Rent $1250/mo. and
$1350/mo. Garage also available. Con-
tact: (904)710-1076 or (904)687-3000.,
OCEANFRONT. 1BR/1BA. 811 South
1st Street, Jacksonville Beach, 2nd floor.
WDHU, pool, newly remodeled, & beauti-
ful. Everything new, including appliances,
solid surface, counters & cabinets.
$1299/mo. Fumished, $1,99/mo. Call for
appointment, 463-1036.
S'SIDE, 2/2, LR/DR, b'bar, cpt, f'place,
WDHU, balcony,, porch, pool, fitness
room $875/mo. TDO Mgt. Services.
PV CONDO, 2BR/2BA, screen room, lake
view, pool, tennis. $1100/mo. 234-4939. -
MARSH COVE, PVB. 2BR/2.5BA, fire-
place, washer/dryer, screened porch.
$1050/mo. +deposit: (904)631-1245.
the Intracoastal Waterway, 3/4BR, 3.5BA,
approx. 2700sf. w/marina view. Resort,
style living, live among millionalresl
$2500/mo.includes 1 car gar garage, water,
sewer, cable, pool, spa, club house,
health club, Marina Walk, gated communi-
ty w/water Marsh and marina views
Available May '06, 40' boat slip also
available Call now 463-2845.
ocean and Club at ine Poinie 3BR,2BA.
unurnished., ground floor w/atlached ga-
rage on Ins lagoon. $2500/mo. ('904)285-
5896 or l904)251-5389.
NEW CONDO. Orange Park! Washer,
Dryer, cable. $825/mo (916)622-3754
O lga. I I Ir .
JAX BEACH. Steps to Sand. on 1si SI
3BR/2BA. washer/dryer, large balcony.
1400sl Great location No dogs.
$1550/mo +dep. 537-5071, 881-4730
DELIGHTFUL 2BR/1.5BA Townhome. Al-
Iractive decor, replace, WDHU. play-
ground, pool. No smoking/pels $750,mo+
security. Background check. 241-8706,
PONTE VEDRA Walk To Beach. Furnish-
ea 1BR/1BA, waler-ito-golf view. pool.
tennis. $1250/mo. includes utilities.
KERNAN BLVD 32 condo, LR/DR com- '
bo, blast bar, open floor plan, garage
$1200/mo TDO Managemenl Services

A Beach 2BR/2BA Condo, 2nd floor Gal-
ed community Fireplace, washer/dryer.
garage, hol-tub, pool, gym. Marshview
$1200/mo (904)874-4714.

view. W/D, pels ok. $1000/mo. Call Bruce
JAX BEACH. The Palms- Beautiful view!
IBR/1BA Great amenities, $865/mo. Call
904 -866-3912.
w/office. 2700s1. condo. Located on Inter-
coastal in new Mira Vista development
Lots of amenities. Available wiln or without
ooalslip. For details, call 398-9080 x21i
PONTE- VEDRA -"B3-H ^5'Afa .jqrr1p
w/beach access, 1 and 2 BR available,
$900-$1400/mo., lull concierge service, all
new appliances, luily renovated.

THE VILLAS. 2BR/2BA. garage, porch,
ground floor, pool. etc $1050/mo.
all amenities, washer.'dryer, fireplace.
garage. $1250/mo 382-7606.

PONTE VEDRA Nice 3BR/2BA WDHU, IBRiBA, replace, pool, porter service.
lenced yard. garage. $1275/mo. $825/mo. Call (904)616-7975.
SEAVIEW PARK 3BR/3BA, pets consid- Washeridryer. Gated, gym, pool
ered. $1800/mo deposit. 1-year, 504- $1050/mo. 285-9324.

Walk or bike to beach Irom this "like new"
3BR/2BA home Huge fenced-in backyard.
Secure storage facility with WDHU. plus
large newly carpeted, all purpose room
and large front deck $1,075/mo. plus re-
fundable deposit Require strong personal
and credit references. Sorry, absolutely
NO dogs. Call Mr. Bommiller 285-8325
evenings. or 403-9297. 9am-6pm.

JAX BEACH. Near Ocean, 3BR/1BA.
Lease. references required. 218 4th Ave.
South. $1100/mo. (904)221-4134



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108 The Fountains Ponte Vedra 2/1.5
107 Wdlow Pond Ponte Vedra 2/2
403 Tournament Road 'Ponte Vedra/Fairfield 2/2
6 10 Tournament Road Ponie Vedra/Fairfield 3/2
63 Tifion Cote North Pone Vedra/Savgrass CC 3/2'
110 Nautilus Way Ponte Vedra/TPC 3/2
4448 Pebblebrook Dn\re .RiRjcvbrxti. .*' Gi Keriemi 3/2
42 Northgate Ponte ledra/Sawgrass CC 3]/2
746 Spunnakers Reach P..rni Vcdra/Sjr:,s Bh Clubh 2/2
134 Coastal Oak Circle Ponte Vedra/Sagrais 3/2 1 ;
3343 Lighthouse Poinie Lane Jax Beach 3/3
2001 Wtdjiammer Ln South Ponte Vedra 3/3 5 + ofc.
90 Cat Road Ponte \edra/Palm \alleN 3/2 5
. 211 MiraiVista Atlantic Beach 3/2
3565 Bay Island Circle Ocean Cay/Jax Beach, 3/2.5+loft,
529 Sunsei Drive Ponte Vedra 3/2.5
113 Lake Julia Drive Norh Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass CC 3/3 + loft
806 Pelican Point Jax Beach 3/2
1316 Turtle Dunes Ci South Ponte Vedra 5/4

ATLANTIC BCH 3BR/2BA, sparkling
clean, CH&A, ceramic tile, new carpel.
new paint 2-car garage. WDHU, no pets.
no smoking, credit check references
required. $1175/mo deposit 247-5393


L! | I '1 LI! 3
$1400 Beach Club Villas Sawgrass Beach Club Eff. 600
$i500/wk 2503S.PonteVeda(SPECIALRATE).S. Ponte Vedra 4/2.5 2100
.$1i 00/, k The Retreat Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront 2/2 1600
$1700 2512 Snowy Egret Jacksonville/Hodges 3/2 1500
,$1800/wk 191 12-' Street Atlantic Beach 4/3 2600
$2000 318 Deer Run Sawgrass/Country Club 3/3 2200
$2000 Vista Del Mar Jax.Beach/Oceanside. 3/2 1700
$2400/mo 17' Ave. North w/pool Jax Beach .3/1.5 1500
$2400 Beach House Condos Ponte Vedra 3/2 1700.
$2500 562 Ponte Vedra Bhld PonteVedra 3/1.5 1700
$2500 22 Carriage Lane w/pool Sawgrass/Country Club 2/2 1800
$2500 Pelican Point Jax Beach/Oceanfront 2/2 1400
$2500/wk The Acquilus I Jax Beach/Oceanfront 3/3 2000
$2500/wk 728 Oceanfront Nept. Bch/Oceanfront 3/2.5 w/gamem 2600
$2700/wk 2824,Coastal Hwy Vilano Beach/Oceanfront 6/4, 4000
$2700/mo 114'Bay Hill Court Ponte Vedra/Fairfield 3/2.5 1800
$2900/mo 4160 CoaslalHwy:(SPECIAL RATE) Vilano Beach/Oceanfront3/2 2000
$3500 163 Sea Hammock Old Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront 2/2+den 1800
$3500 The Cloister Atlantic Beach 3/2 2000
$3900 347 Ponte Vedra Blvd. Oceanfront/Pool 3/3.5 2600
"Other furnished properties also available
Dally, Weekly and Monthly.**
Call today to book your next vacation!!
228 Ponte Vedra Park Dr. Suite 500
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082"'

(904) 285-2882

home, fireplace, fenced yard. garage.
WDHU, community pool $1250/mo,
No smoking, no peis. $1450/mo.
S285-6383. -
THE PALMS. 1BR/1BA. Resort amenities
Sell or lease. $149,500. $875.'mo.
OCEAN FRONT 3BR/2BA condo, avail
4/1. 219-2481.
PVB, 2BR/2BA. w/tireplace, new applian-
caes, washer/dryer. many amenities.
$950/mo. 472-0914.
THE PALMS. 2BR/2BA, Marshv.ew.
Short/long term. $1200/mo. 434-3456.

The Board of Adjustment for the City of
Jacksonville Beach, Florida will meet and
hold public hearings on Tuesday, March
7, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Cham-
bers, located at 11 North 3rd Street, Jack-
sonville Beach to consider the following
variance applications:
BOA 06-100021 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-337 (e)(1) e, for 43% lot cover-
age in lieu of 35% maximum to allow for a
new single family dwelling, for property
located at 3212 Pullian Street, more spe-
cifically, Lot 10, Block 12, Jacksonville
Beach Heights.
BOA 06-100022 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
lion: 34-337 (e)(1) e, for 43% lot cover-
age in lieu of 35% maximum to allow for a
new single family dwelling, for property
located at-3180 Pullian Court, more spe-
cifically, Lot 11, Block 12, Jacksonville
Beach Heights.
BOA 06-100023 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-337 ile)(l) e. for 43% lot cover-
age in lieu of 350 maximum to allow for a
new single family dwelling, for property
located at 3112 Horn Street, more spe-
cifically, Lot 13, Block 13, Jacksonville
Beach Heights .
BOA 66-100024 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: :34-337 (e)(1) e, for 43% lot cover-
age in lieu of 35% maximum to allow for a
new single family dwelling,' for property
.located at 3244 Pullian Court, more spe-
cifically, Lor 9, Block 12, Jacksonville
Beach Heights / '
BOA 06-100029 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-336 ie)il) e. lotr 43%. lot cover-
age in lieu or 35% maximum to allow for a
swimming pool addlion lot a single family
dwelling for property locatedated at 507
North 15th Avenue. more specifically.
Lot 5. Block 5, Su Park Unit One.
BOA 06-100030 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion. 34-337 (e)(l e, for 40:o lot cover.
age in lieu of 35. maximum to allow lor a
new single family dwelling, for property
located ated at 702 Souh 9h Avenue. more
specifically. Lot 9. Block 10 Oceanside
BOA 06-100031 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-337 lel(1 jc 1. lora ronI yard of1:
10.4 feet in ieu ol 20 lee required. to al-
low Ior improvements to a single family
dwelling, for property located at 480
South 141h Avenue. more specifically
Lot 5. Block 145. Ocean Side Park
BOA 06-100032 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion 34-340 te)tl3) c.1, lor a Iront yard ol
0 leei in lieu ot 20 teeth required to allow
tot improvements Io a mulli-lamiy dwell-
ing. for property located at 1719 North
1sl Slreet, more specifically. Lot 2. Block
171. Pablo Beach Nortnh
BOA 06-100033 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-339 e)(11 c 2. for siae yards of
7.5 leel in lieu ol 10 leet required and 34-
339 (e)ll 11. lotr 41.o lot coverage in lieu ol
35r. maximum to allow lor a new two-lam-
tl eldngor ah o ts-10, ,11.: 12,:a or
-hOpertylopajed,,al .6o3 Somh5th Avo.
nue, more specifically Loits 10 and the
southneny ail of lots 11 and 12. Block 45,
Paolo Beach South.
BOA 06-100037 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion 34-337 lelll e, lor 56zo lot cover-
age in lieu ol 350 mraxmum to allow Ior a
new single family dwelling, for property
located at 1116 Owen Avenue, more
specifically, Lois 18, 19. and a portion ol
loi 13 lying west ol lands conveyed in oHtl-
cai records, Block 10. Williams Coastal
Boulevard Heights.
A copy of. the .above referenced apLplica-
lionis) is available Ior review in the office
of ime Planning and Development Depan-
menl, 11 North 3rd Slreet, dunng normal
business hours (M-F, 8a-5p)
Board 01 Adjustment
City ol Jacksonville Beach

If a person decides to appeal any decision
by the Board or Adjustmenl with respect to
any matter considered at any meeting.
such person may need a record of the
proceedings, and for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure that a verba-
lim record ol Ihe proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon whicn Ihe appeal is to be
The public is encouraged lo speak on is-
sues on this Agenda [hat concern them.
Anyone who wishes to speak should sub-
mit the request to the recording secretary
prior to the beginning ol lhe meeting.
In accordance win the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286 26. Flon-
da Statutes. persons wiln disabilities
needing special accommodation to parnici-
ate In this meeting should contact the
Planning and Development Department
no later than 5:00 p m on Ihe day preced-
ing Ihe meeting
BL2/15/06 .

The Planning Commission for the City of
Jacksonville Beach, Florida will meet and
hold a public hearing on Monday, Febru-
ary 27, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council
Chambers, located at 11 North 3rd Street,
Jacksonville Beach to consider the follow-
ing applications:
PC#03-06 Conditional Use approval of
an existing multi-family residential use in a
Commercial Limited: C-1 zoning district,
pursuant to Section 34-342 (d)15 of the
Jacksonville Beach Land Development
Code. The property is located at 327
South 4th Avenue; more specifically de-
scribed as the east of Lot 8, Block 34,
Pablo Beach.South.
PC#04-06 Amendment to the text of
Land Development Code (LDC) Article
VI, Development Review Procedures, to
add a new Section 34-160: Traffic Impact
Studies, and to incorporate the require-
ment for said traffic impact studies into the
review procedures for comprehensive plan
amendments, zoning atlas and code
amendments, and conditional uses and
development plans for major develop-
PC#05-06 Amendment to the text of
the Land Development Code (LDC) Arti-
cle VI, Division 4. Conditional Uses, to
modify Section 34-233, to allow transfer of
ownership or assignability of an individual
conditional use dwelling unit.
PC#06-06 Amendment to the text of
the Land Development Code (LDC) Arti-
cle VII, Zoning Districts, Section 34-340
(e)(4)f, to change the maximum building
height for townhouse dwellings in RM-2
zoning districts to 35', as a result of the
approval of an amendment to Section 52.
Zoning Authority of the Jacksonville Beach
City Charter.
PC#07-06 Amendment to the text of
the Land Development Code (LDC) Arti-
cle VIII, Division 2. Supplemental
Standards, Section 34-407(4): Outdoor
Restaurants and Bars, to modify the loca-
lonal standards for outdoor restaurants
and bars relative to residential and lodging
PC#08-06 Amendment to the text of
the Land Development Code (LDC) Arti-
cle VIII, Division 3. Site Clearing and
Landscape Standards. Section 34-424:
Site cleaning and tree protection stand-
ards, to add cenain species of trees ex-
empted from obtaining a tree removal per-
mit. .
PC#09-06 Amendment to the text of
the Land Development Code (LDC) Arti-
cle IV, Definitions, and Article VIII, Divi-
sion 4. Signs, o add a definition Ior
"ground mounted monument signs'., 10o re.
peal provisions for allowing pole mounted
ground signs, and to establish standards
for ground-mounted monument signs.
PC#10-06 Amendment to the text of
the Land Development Code (LDC) Arti-
cle VIII, Division 4. Signs, to add a new
section, Section 344-151. Seveiability, i:
allow Ine severing ol any phrase or sec-
lion ol tne code Irom the balance of LDC
sign standards, in the event it was found
to be unconstitutional

Thel above referenced applications are
available for review in the' office of the
Planning and Development Department,
City Hall. 11 North 3rd SIreel. during nor-
mal business hours (M-F, 8-5). Interested
parties may appear and be heard at the
public hearing with respect to the above
Planning Commission
City ol JacKsonville Beach

II a person decides to appeal any decision
by the Planning Commission with respect
to any matter considered at any meeting.
such person may need a record ol the
proceedings. and, for such purpose,.such
person may need io ensure thai a vebiba
lim record of. the proceedings is made
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which Ihe appeal is to be
The public is encouraged lo speak on is.
sues on tnis Agenda thaI concern them
Anyone who wishes Io speak should sub.
mit the request to the recording secretary
prior to the beginning ol the meeting
In accordance within ne Amencans wiih
Disabilities Acl and Section 286 26, Flori.
da Statutes. persons within disabilites
needing special accommodation io parlici
ale in this meeting should coniacl the
planning and Development Department
no later than 5-00 p m. on the day pieced-
ing the meeting.
BL 2/15/06


GERMAN SHEPHERD Female. spayed.
3-1/2 years. Glorious personality. Owner
ill. Free to excellent home. References re-
quired 249-1020.
GOLDEN: RETRIEVER puppies $400,
AKC registered, 249-3696.
FREE TO Good Home, Boxer/Mastiff,
male, neutered. 2yrs, loving 3747099.
WHAT KIND of training are you looking
for? We are. now offering Puppy 101 and
Basic obedience classes, plus all levels of
Agility CGC classes are (Free). Near
Craig Air Field call us @ Actions Dog
Training -Day & Nght Center. 642-1782

AUSTRALIAN BLUE heeeler Puppy, te.
male, 10wks old Shols, wormed. $150
Karen, 249-9324 leave message.
BLUE PITBULL. iADBAI). pups, beautiful
markings, excellent bloodlhnes & confirma-
tion. (904)635-3319


LoS e I c 859-8654

Please call: 859-8654

release call .neyenne au oo-Uoo4 IT wna: I wo LOSt uats
you've seen our cats. When: Friday Jan, 27,2006
Both cats are about 5 months old & have Where: Ocean Blvd, Atlantic
just been "fixed". Sid, the male, is in the front. Beach. Just North of
He is grey & black stripped with an extra Ragtime Tavern
hemingway toe & brown eyes. Artemis, the
female, is in the rear. She is a grey & white 500
calico with a pink nose. They went missing
Friday night somewhere around Ocean & 4th
in Atlantic Beach. Please call us if you'see REWARD
our little ones. THANKYOU!

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Ponte Vedra Beach
I-.ental Property

TPC Sawgrass Home
Oakbridge 3/2/family rm,
1800 SF, now available

Dolphin Cove Home
3/2 newly remodeled'
Now available $1,200.00
Please Contact:
M&NManagement Company


Don't Tell...

The Beach Locals Know

Winter is the A

Best Time


:lve at the Ii

No Crowds...

Cooler Weather...

Great Night Life

Affordable Beach Living
1,2 & 3BR. Apts.&Townhomes
Walk to Ocean, Schools & Shopping
*Clubhouse, 3 Pools, Balconies //

AB. 4BR/2.5BA, 1800sf. Beautiful home. A1 k&.. .. U.... ..1.
fenced yard, 2 car garage, $1295/mo, MARCH RENTAL. Entire month, or week-
1904)382-1023 ly. including TPC WEEK. 3BR/2BA in
South Jax Beach. One block 10to Ocean,
PVB. SEASIDE, unlum., 1875sl, 3/2, less than 5 miles to TPC. 233-3939.
frinlc WID scr r nrivalte beac h ac-.

I.puuay L-5 VVV



The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

February 15, 2006

WHOEVER HAS my Cocker-mix dog
trom my back porch, 216 13th Ave. North,
please return immediately. He's on medi-
cation & needs medicine every day.
HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.;
FOUND FOX HOUND- female, tri-colored
dog. Found in Jax Bch, near S. Beach
Pkwy. between JTB/Beach Blvd. We can't
keep call immediately 270-2160.

CRUISE- 7 NIGHTS, Eastern Caribbean..
Brand new ship sailing rt Irom Ft Lauder-
dale November 2006 March 2007. From
$499 (port taxes included) with Free Bust
(800)741-1770. www.allaboaratravel.com-

IF YOU are interested In advenising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classilled@beachesleader.com

DIVORCE $275-$350 Covers children,
etc. Only one signature required! Excludes
govt. leesl Call weekdays (800)462-2000
ext 600. (8am-7pm) Aita Divorce, LLC.
Established 1977.
ACCIDENT, INJURED? All personal in-
jury. Wronglul death, Auto, Motorcycle,
Truck. Premise/ Produce, Animal bles.
Slip and fail. Pedestrian. A-A-A Attomey
Referral Service (800)733-t342- 24 hours.
lested divorce papers. Without Kids (while
you wail) With kids (a little longer Since
1981/ by apple. only (904)641-2187.

EARN DEGREE online from home. Medi-
cal, Business, Paralegal, Computers,
Criminal Justice. Job placement. Comput-
er provided. Financial aid il quality.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com

Loves people and computers, attention to
delail, team player. 1 morning position, 1
athemoorn evening position. Fax resume

ceplionisl needed lor a busy animal hospi-
tal. Weekends & afternoon hours only. Ex-
perience a plus, but not required. Please
apply In person: 519 Atlantic Blvd.,.Atlan-
tic Beach FL 32233.
GOLF RETAIL & Phone Sales/ CSR,
PT/FT.. Some travel possible. Hourly.
Beaches Area. Fax resume: 270-0437;
e-mail: caddyshackfla@att.net
makers needed, 'for Beaches area. Call
Underhill today Ask for Pal or Candice
NAIL TECH, Experienced Also, Recep-
tionist. Atlanllc Beach area 249-8777,
Marsh Landing Country Club seeking pad-
time weekend Housekeeper to work Sal-
urday and Sunday General housekeeping
duties lor clubhouse facilities. Apply in
person Tuesday. Sunday iPonie Vedra
Beacn). Call 285-6514 lor direchons.
EOE/Drug lestilng.

LAWN CARE Technician. Growing role
w/eslablished company Excellen pay and
Benefits. No experience needed Good
driving record, DFWP. Call 241-7874

Full Time position at a Premier Retiremenl
Community. Law enforcement/ security
experience required. Flexible schedule
wilh some weekends and holidays, good
communication skills wilh Ine ability to In-
teract with staff and residents. Only expe-
rienced need apply. Applications available
at Fleel Landing Security Gate, One Fleel
Landing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd. Atlantic Beach. FL 32233, Fax to at-
tention HR al 904-246-9447; email to.
jobs@fleetlandlng.com. EOE/Drug-Free
Loves people and computers, attention to
detail, team player. Some evening and
Saturday hours. Fax resume 246-8105.
able cleaning help Residentlal/Commrer-
cial. Call 242-9358.
necessary. Ponle Vedra. 285-3128.
RECEPTIONIST W/ light office duties, lo.
cal sports company. Part or full time. Flex-
Ibre hours. Possible benellts. $8/hr.
Contact Josh 'at (904)285-4657

ASSISTANT HEAD cashier needed nights TELEMARKETING F/T or P/T, experience
and weekends, Proclor Ace Hardware 870 only. smiling voices. 223-8512.
AIA North, PVB. 249-0179. ^c-rDKiMn, KIMM A, ^....... k, D

OFFICE ASSISTANT for Insurance Mar-
keling Company Flexiole hours. Pleasant
phone skills, basic computer sKills,
background in ACT. Word, Excel. Call
Landing Country Club (Ponte Vedra
Beach) seeking part-time Shop Attendant
to work Mondays aBerni -12pm and Fridays
1-6pm $7/hr. Please apply in person
Tuesday- Saturday. 285-0753. EOE/Drug

North Flonda Home Health is hiring home
health aides and will Irain for area clients
No experience needed: just a big heart.
Great way to get back to work or step up
Irom companion care Limited space in
group that begins Feb. 27. Call us at
241-1656. Call todayi
urdays. Excellent salary Apply in person.
ask for Fitz or Boo, Rosenblum's.
2400-203 South 3rd SI
MODELS WANTED for high- quality fe-
male fashion photography Good pay per
session. Experience noi required.
PART-TIME iMORNING) teacher for tod-
dilers in the Chnst Episcopal Church, Pa-
rent Mpinng Out, P ?ioram i, ll.you ha.e
menergo yrtd 'd h'eakr M Shird r l..Lei a
Quinlan at 285-7390 ext 246
NANNY NEEDED in Jax Beach to provide
in-hom e ay care for my daughter 3 days
per week, flexible hours, references re.
quired. Call Diana 607-2320

Administrative Secretary. Dala entry &
computer expenence. Minimum 25 wpm.
Good telephone skills, customer friendly,
organizational skills Apply Monday-Fri-
day, 9am-4pm. 159 191h Street Nonh, Jax

ceplionist needed for a busy animal hospi-
tal Weekends & afternoon hours only Ex-
perience a plus, but not required. Please
apply in person: 519 Allantic Blvd., Atlan-
tic Beach FL 32233.
STYLIST NEEDED for Souln PV Salon.
Potential 60; w/following. No service
fees, retail Incenllives. Please call
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospilal is looking
for Kennel Attendant. Apply within. 28 Co-
rona Rd. Ponte Vedra. 285-7924.
FULL-TIME at a Premier Retirement Com-
mudnity. Excellent benefits. Experience re-
quired. Applications available at Fleet
Landing Security Gate. One Fleet Landing
Blvd.. Ailantic Beach, FL 32233: Fax to
904-246-9447; e-mail to jobs@fleetland-
ing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
Beach, $23.24/hr. to $30.59/nr.:
$48.339 39/yr. to $69.627/yr. D.O.O.
+benefits Must. be Florida certified Build.
ing Official. Performs supervisory and spe-
cialized technical work in the enforcement
of the Standard Building Code & related
regulations. Applications accepted until
position tilled at 800 Seminole Rd., All.
Beach, FL 32233. For more Into visit
www.coab.us or call,(904)254-5820. No
smokers/ tobacco users will be nired.
Drug. niooline, and.-alcohol-testlng..con-
,,alu aieljEO E!, i, ; ...... ;, .' .. ,n n i,
CLERICAL PERSON, salary dependent
on ability. Must have references.
TEACHER, CDA Certified. 4yr. Old Class.
Warm & loving Teachers & Assistants
needed. FT & PT. Call 249-0905, or lax
resume to10249-5241. The Beaches School
& The Red School House.

DO you want to join a winning team Don't
get left out. Our driver's make $500-$700
per week. Call 249-5151 ask for Brian er
493-5250 ask for Tim Collins.

FESTIVAL WORKERS, needed for food LABORERS. HELPERS, Skilled personnel
service, good pay, F/IT or PT 904-249- (all types). Call 249-8147, or apply: 203
8269, 904-591-5175 iv msg. I no answer. South 3rd Street, Jax Beach. Good pay &

Caddie Master

is looking for service
oriented Caddies to
work at a premier
facility in Ponte Vedra
Beach. Golf knowledge
is required. Year-round
part-time and full-time
positions available.
$400-$700 per week.
Also interviewing for
management positions.
Please call
(904) 346-1184.

Reliable Iransp. computer skills a must.
Apply www.cfs-florida.com. 996-0233
DRIVER- NOW hiring qualified drivers lor
Central Florida local and national OTR po-
sitions. Food grade tanker. no hazmal, no

pumps great benefits. competitive pay
and new equipment Need 2 years experi-
ence. Call Bynum Transpon for your op-
portunity today; (800)74.1-7950.
SERVICE TECHNICIAN. Local pool com-rn
pany seeking experienced service techni-
cian. Must have knowledge of pumps, fil-
ters, heaters, and chemical automation
systems. 3-5 years experience pool re-
modeling skills a plus. Salary dependent
on experience. Excellent customer service
skills, full benefits, 401k. Fax resume to
Surside' Pools Jax Beach at 904-249-
8801 or email: lulie@surfsldepools.net.
North .Florida Home Health Is hiring horpe
health aides and will train for area clients.
No experience needed; Just a big heartn.
Great way to get back 10 work or step up
from companion care Limited space in
group that begins Feb. 27. Call us al
241-1656. Call today


THE PLAYERS Championship Staff

The Tournament Players Club at
Sawgrass will be hiring an energetic staff to
work with the Merchandise and Food &
Beverage teams during the 2006 PLAYERS
Championship. Staff will receive monetary
compensation and may qualify for
complementary rounds of golf depending on
the number of shifts worked during the week
of THE PLAYERS Championship.
Please apply in person or call for
application. Contact the Professional Staff in
the Golf Shop for Merchandise at
(904) 273-3430 or Brent Baudier in the Food
& Beverage Department at (904) 273-3244

J.P. Guarnei Jim Jordan
Assistant Golf Professionals
TPC at Sawgrass

Brent Baudier
Director of Food & Beverage
TPC at Sawgrass

Beaches area salon. PT/FT. 249-2254.
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital seeking
Receptionist with Customer Service expe-
rience. Apply within, 28 Corona Rd.,
Ponte Vedra, 285-7924.
cent average $1.27-$1.47 per, mile. No ex-
perience? On the road training available.
(800)771-6318. www.prlmelnc.com.
Counted, 35-40hrs. Some benefits. 273-
4785 .
LINE COOKS, & experienced Breakiasi
Cook. Immediale openings. Apply The
Tavern at Sawgrass 285-3133
Is growing. Have basic none repair skills,
lools, iransponation & a smile" Call
221-3453 Good $$. P/T, F/T.
PARTS AND Service Coordinator needed
for Tom Johnso Camping Center at our
Concord, NC Dealership. Computer expe-
rience helpful. woik well with olher em-
ployees and able to work wilh the public
benefits are included. Experienced RV
Technician in Ihe heart of Race Country
needs experienced RV Techs Great ben-
efits. Pay based on experience Hourly
shop Please lax resume lo (704)455-
1439. No phone calls please
Located in Ponle Vedra Beach seeks
Stylist for busy Salon. Greal opportunity to
build clientele. Call 994-7408 or 626-9303
iv' msg
LERS. Seeking experience and respon-
sible persons to work with long establish-
ed Beaches Company Clean driving re-
cord required. Call 249-3317 for appoint-
menl or apply at MBI Landscaping 861 S
10th St., Jax Beach.
modeling Ocean Edge Condos. Jax
Beach 693-3130
and Beaches. Work In teams 0ol hree.
Must nave own transportation, valid driv-
er's license Approximately S 75/wk to
start. Moday-Friday, no nights'weekends.
Home Cleaning Cenlers ol America
LOOKING FOR Hard Working. dependa-
ble, detail & multi-task oriented individual,
for delivery & maintenance ol medical
equipment & supplies. Must have neat ap.
pearance. excellent customer service
skills & excellent driving record. Back-
ground check is required by law. Apply in
Season, Southeaslern Medequip Inc. 905
orlh Third St. Jacksonville Beach.
BEACHES CAR Wash- lull time help
needed. Wages negoliable+ tips. Benefits
Avail Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville Beach Location
Jacksonville Housing Aulhority
Entry level position witn great opportunity
for advancement. Most of our Mainle-
nance Mechanics were promoted from
Utility Worker. Must be willing and able to
perform a variety of tasks. Valid Flonda
Driver's License required. Starting pay
$7.90 per hour plus -incentive and full ben-
efirs package. Must pass a drug screening
add background check. Apply al Human
Resources Olfice, 1320 Broad Sireet,
Jacksonville. FL 32202 or lax resume to
1904)630-3885. EOE
Full Time Monday- Friday, 3pm to 11pm al
a Premier Retirement Community Health
Center. Excellent work environment. Ex.
perience in geriatric care desired. Applica-
tions at Fleet Landing Security Gate. One
Fleet Landing Blvd Atlantic Beach, FL
Fax to 1904)246-9447; email to-
jobs@fleetleanding.com EOE, Drug-
Free Workplace.
PAINTER NEEDED For growing home
services company Musi have own Irans-
portation Call 221-3453.
Iv bo'sse'sh dihgLphorte -'zkl's. G 17 e'.e
ous compensation package (base
+bonuses), PVB location. benelils. Call
HR at. 543-1919 x212 or lax resume to
543-8168 Email resume lo
PRIVATE CLEANING Company seeking
reliable, insurable workers Serious inqui-
ries only. Monday-Friday. Call 716-8824,
leave message.
POOL MAINTENANCE Personnel. Expen-
ence preferred, but will train. Valid driver's
license required lor insurance. 246-2455
small oceanfront hotel. Weekends re-
quired. Apply in person. 120 Atlantic Blvd.,
Nep Bch.
SMILE AND Dial. We are a 29 yr. old ns-
tlional recruiting hrm located near Ihe
beach, who is looking for an eager, money
motivated person, who is looking for a
last-paced work environment Our open
positron would involve identifying and con-
tacting possible candidates (via phone) for
our never ending open job orders Ideal
candidates would nave previous outgoing
phone experience, and /or sales experi-
ence, Inside or outside. A base salary plus
commission position. II you're interested in
hearing more about this opportunity.
please send your resume o10
mail@balescompary.com or lax to
tions. New salon in Neplune Beach,
2nique's. Call 246-0041.
TIRE & OIL TECH Wanted. Monday-Fri-
day Call Bob 241-5311

Lawn service seeks individual lo perform
dependable quality work Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted
Perschel Brolnthers Services, Inc 246-
FOREMEN TO lead utility contract held
crews. Outdoor physical work, many en-
try-level positions, paid training. $14;nr.
plus bonuses after promotion, living allow-
ance when traveling, company truck and
good, benefits. MusI have strong leader-
ship skills, a good driving history and be
able to travel in Tennessee and nearby
slates. Email resume to Recruiter3@os-
mose.com or lax l985)871-0605. www.Os-
moseUllilles corn EOE M .F/DV
Transportation required Paid weekly,
$10ihr mln. depends on experience. Call
Andrew 904-859-1148
man, FT/PT. Apply al 2206 Mayport Rd
tronl-office, medical records, Billers. Tran-
scrinpionlsts, Family Practice, OBGYN.
and Dermatology experience prelerred,
Fax resume 636.0066
Pressmen, Binde ry, Graphic Design, and
Pre-press. 514-1090.

LOOKING FOR a smiling face with a great
attitude and professional telephone skills.
Music De able to greel clients and be a
team player. Data entry, ailing and running
errands are also pan ol the job. For busy
Beaches Office. Fax resume to 249-8598.
Wholesale Mongage divisions currently
seeking candidates for the following posl-
Loan Registration Assistant. Data input
& registration of loans from brokers Entry
level position, requiring no prior mongage
experience. Reliability, organization. com-
puter knowledge w/expenence, and excel-
lent customer service skills are a must.
Will train the right individual. Fax resume.
Lance Winler, 1904)996-3348.
Support Clerk. Responsible for scanning
mortgage files. Eniry level position, require.
ing no mortgage experience. Reliable, or-
ganization and attention to delail a must
Will train right individual. Fax resume:
Debble Willilord: (904)247-8889. EOE.
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k. Casual
dress, Beach location are added bene-

ELECTRICAL HELPER, will train, must be
HS grad and have valid Drvers License
Salary based on experience. Call Tietjen
Tech 270-0070 M-F, between 2-4pm.
.*., *
PT/FT- Hard-working Salesperson needed
for Gift Shop. Apply In person:'Sea Shells
& Coral, 230 North Boardwalk, JB.
MS Word & Excel. Ponte Vedra Beach
area. Organized, positive attitude. 8am-
5pm Monday-Fniday. $11/hr. Fax resume
to Ginger at (904)280-1640 or e-mail to
.* *
3 POSITIONS. Dry Cleaner/Pant Presser,
Front Counter Person & P/T Driver. Call.
Anna. 246-1705. The Cleaners, 1519 Pen-,
man Road.
BEACHES AREA Embroidery company
seeks machine operator. Exp. preferred
FIRST CHOICE Home Improvements.
Needs skilled carpenters 8 iree climbers

Join our team' II you can excel at inside
sales & desire a last paced work environ-
ment, we may have an excellent
opponunity for you. You will loin a Nation-
al company & work in Ponte Vedra Beach
ideal candidate wil nave 1 years experi-
ence inside sales, customer service, or
telemarketing, & excellent communication
skills. Ability to handle business accounts.
Base pay plus commissions. $25k plus.
FT, no evenings or weekends. Fax re-
sume: 1904)285-0010 or e-mail:
lim @meodlaklds.com
STAY GREEN Lawn & Landscaping Isa
now hiring. Please call If inieresied You
must have a valid drivers license, must be
willing to take a drug test and willing to
have a background check. Good pay
which will include overtime In the peak
season. 904-463-5636.
COOK POSITION available. Monkey's
Uncle Tavern, nights and weekends. Ap-
ply In person. 1850 S. 3rd St
FT OR P/T evenings. Beaches, South-
side. Wesiside Must have transportation
and phone. Slan immediately. 273-2761.
FRAMER'S HELPERS needed Custom
homes, Beaches area Transportation re-
quired 868-0866
Now hiring lull time HosI/ Hostess for AM
& PM shifts. Servers- full availability. Ap.
ply within 1018 N. 3rd SI. JB.
Stan a career in the Amusement Busi-
ness. Now accepting applications lor sea.
sonal work with the largest traveling car-
nival in NorthAmerica. Must be al least
18yrs. old, have valid goverment- issued
identification, and be willing to travel. Sal-
ary and opportunity lor work based per-
formance bonus. We provide living ac-
commodation We have positions availa-
ble for nde operators, mechanics, electri-
cians,, Class A CDL drivers, I ckel sellers
and blood service cashiers. Interested par-
ties may call (561)793-2477. Pre-employ-
meni drug screen required, We are an
equal opponunity employer

PAINTERS- EXP., own tools & transporta-
tion Honest 8 dependable. Top pay.
OFFICE ASSISTANT. Beaches Plumbing
Company. Experience answering multi
phone-lines; Word & Excel necessary.
Plumbing knowledge a plus. $8.00/hr.
Email resume to Braaschj@bellsouth.net,
or mail to P.O. Box 50446, Jax Beach FL
is seeking a 'self-motivated, professional
individual for a full time, entry level, ad-
ministrative position. Required experience
to include pleasant phone etiquette, good
organizational skills, a working knowledge
of MS Excel and MS Word with good word
processing & proof reading skills, Photo-
shop & Power Point skills a plus. Also,
needs a vehicle for running occasional er-
rands. Please e-mail resume to
fvickers@enbarchitects.com and/or con-
tact Fran Vickersat 241-9997 to schedule
an interview. .
tional provider of child care services has
career opportunities available for FIT and
PT staff in various age groups. CDA pre-
lerred. Will train the right people. We offer
liexible hours excellent benefits and com-
petitive pay. Please contact the center Di-
rector for more information.
COOK FIT or P/T, apply in person. Rite
Spot Resiaurant.
Soulhside, seeking 2 individuals, entry
level, no weekends, computer and office
skills a must. Fax resume to Mr Kirk at

12 yr old Ponie Vedra Marketing compa-
.ny Is looking for a dynamic person to loin
our learn as our receptionist. Music be MS
Office proficient and have excellent phone
etiquette. Looking for a team player to
grow with us. We offer" competitive salary
plus benehis. Call HR at 543-1919 x212.
lax resume to: 543-8168 or e-mail to

SWIMMING POOL Construction. Top
pay & benefits. Palace Pools. 998-1811,
11655 Central Pkwy #313, Jax, FL

LOOKING FOR Bartender, Door Guy. and
Liquor Slore Clerk. Must be able to work
days, nights, weekends. and holidays.
Must pass drug test and background
check. Call Robert @ 465-0149..
CSR INSURANCE Agency located in
Atlantic Beach. Must hold or be willing to
obtain 440 License. Starting salary based
on experience. Fax resume to 247-4449.
NAIL TECH wanted, FTiPT, w/clientele,
nd acrylics, for Day Spa in Jax Beach Call
Miki at 904-242-8008.
COOKS NEEDED. Apply at 13170-22 At-
lantic Blvd Jerry's Spons Grille. 220-6766


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laundry, some childcare F/T or P/T. Rel.
erences/ background check required. In-
tracoastal West area. 710-0152.
sage Therapist needed. Call Dennis, at
Hairliners, 333-5414
GUEST SERVICE, Fronit Desk Agents,
P/T Grill Cook, AM Hospitality Breakfast
Host/ Hostess, PM Housekeeping 10-6,
and P/T Banquet Server. Comfort Inn
Oceanfront (904)-241-2311.
tendent for established company. Drug.
free work place, benefits. 241-2721.
INTENSEROI, a 12 yr. old marketing com-
pany located in PVB is looking for long
term professionals tp help grow our sales
team. We offer: Competitive base, gener-
ous commission structure, paid training,
benefits, B2B, Inside sales. Minimum re-
quiremenis: 2yr degree and/ or at least
2yrs. sales experience. MS office skills a
must. For a confidential interview, please
call HR at 543-1919 x212 or email resume
Io: HR@intenserol.com
Full-Time with greal benefits and work en-
vironmeni. Experience preferred. Applica.
rions available al Fleel Landing Security
Gale, One Fleet Landing Blvd Atlantic
Beach, FL.; Fax to 904-246-9447, emal ro
obs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-tree
Polenlial clients, sales experience, go
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F/T Servers needed for
upscale main dining room.
P/T Valet
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benefits including paid Vacation
and Holidays. Health and Dental
Insurance, 401K.
Drug Free Workplace
Equal Opportunity Employer
Apply in person
between the hours of
9:00-11:00 AM
Human Resources
101 Plantation Drive
Ponte Vedra Beach. FL 32082

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a plus

Lube Technicians
Up to $9.00 per hour

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HIGH YEAR-END Income. Excellent ben-
ehis to Include profit sharing Atlantic Bch
Fax resume: 221-2705. '
FRONT DESK Receptionist in holIstic, In-
temal medical office needed. Full/Part-
time secretarial, clerical, and support of
M.D. -a unique setting. Experience re-
quired in answering phones, computer
skills, and communicationsand public re-,
lations skills required. Must be enthusias-
tic, dependable, consistent, and an excel-
lent match. Fax resume with references,
no phone calls please. Persephone Heal-
ing Arts Center, 904-246-3778.

ABSENT ANSWER Is looking for happy,
people to work P/T, F/T shifts, evenings
& weekends. Will train. Great pay Call to-
day 270-2357.

ADMIN. ASSISTANT- Cheerlul, professio-
nal appeanng person for office in Jax Bch.
Full or pan-lime. Some weekends re-
quired $9/hr. Fax resume to 241-4144.

firm has middle market businesses for
sale. II interested in buying or selling a
business Call (877)217-8231.


FRONT DESK/SECRETARY. Busy Medi- WURLITZER BABY Grande w/stool Good 1998 "95TH Anniversary' Harley 1200
cal Clinic, Salary depends on experience. conailion. beautiful etching. Must move Custom XL, w/windshield, 5000 -miles
Fax resume to: 725-7247. ASAP. Make offer 294.4550 $6500, 962-7766.,

POOL CLEANER w/vglld Florida Driver's
License. Experience helpful but will train.
Good salary & benefits. 'Apply: Surfslde
Pools, 313 Beach Blvd.,, 246-2666, or fax
resume: 249-8801, e-mail: surfsldepools

BEDROOM SET, full headboard, dresser,
w/mirror, 4 drawer chest and nightstarnd.
$450. (2) Pier 1 bar stools $35/ea.
(904)237-5233, (904)829-0131.,
POOL TABLE, like new, Oohausen,
$2000 OBO. 1991 Cadillac Brougham,
looks & runs 'great, $1200 OBO. Tim,
382-8244. ,' .

FILL DIRT. Beaches area,. full dump truck:
Please call for pricing. (904)219-2765.
Sbaely used, less than 1 year old, new
$850. sell tot $500 OBO. 813-2283
Ryan Sod Cutter, 18', $2900 Tile wet
saw. $600. 334-6091.
BIG SCREEN TV 55" Mitsubisni HD
Proleclion. almost new $1200 OBO.
BUMPER POOL Table, 4 chairs like new.
5 games in one. Asking $150 Metal Di-
nette set,. glass top. chairs. beautiful de-
sign $100. 642-5435.
HEAVY DUTY Legend, 3 wheel scooter
new batlenes, used very line $1600
OBO. 434-2021

Call lot details & appointment. 294-4550
Two Queen bedroom sets. 2 pillowlop
mattress sels. Oriental black & white ain
ing room set, 6 chairs, $600. Patio lurnl-
lure, PVC set, bar .& 2 chairs. Oriental
lamps. 223-8512
CLEAN, QUALITY Queen & Full size beds
WITH FRAMES $120/$590. Can deliver
w/cushlons, chaise chairs, ottoman,
bench, small tables. $175. 285-4435.
2004 TASK Master Tractor. 4-wheel drive,
has only 4 hours on tractor, 26hp. 3 cylin-
der diesel, ready to start working for you.
Asking $7000 OBO. Call George
BED- BRAND name queen set.
new. w/warranty $129. 'Can deliver
$.85/sf 30o thicker, still In box, must sell

with Morel Huge turniture sale! 2/11 &
2/12. Find your missing Ireasures here.
6536 Beach Blvd,, west of inlracoaslal,
across from Advance Auto Paris.
BUILDING'SALEI "Rock Bottom Pnces!'
20x26 Now $3340. 25x30, $4790. 30x44.
$7340. 40x66, $11,490 Factory Direct, 26
Years. Many others. Ends/ accessories
optional: Pioneer (800)668-5422.

1927 HOWARD upright piano. $200.
- come and get it! 962-7766.
WURLITZER BABY Grande w/stool. Good
condition, beautiful etching. Must move
ASAP. Make offer. 294-4550.

LOG HOME Auclion'.Tallahassee, FL -
March 11th Tampa,- F -'March 121h. 26
new log home packages.dffered. One ab-
solute to highest .bdder. Package includes
sub floor, logs. windows; doors, ratters.
rooting. Daniel Boone Log Homes.
-A-1-A 'AUCTION. Pallet deals auction
Feb 17, noon; 950 S. Kenansvlile Rd. (US
441) Kenensville, FL.
www aucllopzlp.com/a 1 aauclion
Inlo.Carole Miller AU 606 AB 1933.

BED- FULL-SIZE, new, wl/arranty, in
plastic $110. Must sell. (904)398-5200
METAL ROOFING, Save $. Buy direct
from manufaclurer 20 colors in stock with
all accessories Quick turn around. Deliv-
ery available. Toll free (888)393-0335.

IS STRESS ruining your lile? Read 'Dia-
netics by. Ron L. Hubbard. Call (813)872-
0722 or send $7.99 Io Dianellcs, 3102 N.
Habana Ave Tampa. FL 33607'.
TWO DAYTONA 500 Tickets. Row 15.
Depalma section $100/ea. 993-7303.
AQUARIUM. 25 gallon, with stand, light &
all accessories. $50. 246-7710, 333-1076.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
DIAMOND RING, ladies solitaire. 1-karat

SYOlil Iidu'stdd ini advenisiiig)unae
iis calegoW please call 904-249-9033 o0
email: cassitied @beachesleader.com

327 10TH AVE. NORTH, 241-5666.

BIG SALE. Fumiiure, appliances, tools, 8
LOTS of Household items, etc Saturday
Only, 8am-? 1720 Nonh 9th Street
(1 block South of San.Pablo Elementary.)
1610 Sheter Ave. Bldg. #2. Apartment
#336. Friday. Saturday, 10am-5pm.
HOUSEHOLD ,ITEMS, computer desk
$40, women's suits (size 10-14), Friday &
Saturday 8am-2pm, 1405 4th Si N. "
YARD MARKET, Antiques, vintage, eclec-
tic merchandise. MULTIPLE COLLEC-
TORS Friday, 8am-lpm, Saturday, 8am-
2pm. 55 Fairway Lane.

household items, Saturday, 8am-lpm, 115
Seminole Rd.
books, bikes, furniture, etc. 238 Pine


MOVING SALEI Everything must go.
Home, office, shop & sportinggoods. Sat-
uraday 8am-? 9 Amberjack Rd.

MOM -KrAl lI ml q::

1981 SUZUKI 750GS 10300 original
miles fast and beautiful, frame up restora-
tion, $2000 OBO. 307-2914.

1987 COACHMAN Motor Home, Toyota
chassis, 18,000 original miles. Great for
Do-it-Yourselfer; Inside needs to be reas-
sembled. $800 OBO. Pete 249-4116.

1994 CHRYSLER Town & Country, runs
greal. $850 OBO 472-3580.

1995 ASTRO Cargo van. 6 cyl Will trade
lor mini moior home: or consider any 4Cyl
Vehicle. 305-8652.

2003 TAHOE Z71, black, loaded, 4x4,
DVD, 70k hiway miles. $24,900 OBO.
.476-4415. '
1993 FORD Thunderbird LX, 143,090
miles, run's good $1500 OBO. 646-1482.
1994 HONDA Civic. good condition.
112,000 miles $2500 OBO. Call

1991 MERCURY Capt Convenrble Auio
matic power windows, new lop. low mile.
age. $2000.246-0046. .

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Specializing in Commercial and Residen-
tial Cleaning. Lawn Care. Auto Cleaning.
Window Cleaning, Janitorial Services, 61etc.
Call Hermon, 246-4238, 612-1755.

PIANO LESSONS. All levels, styles &
ages. Will come to your home. 241-4954,
SEWING MACHINE Repairs. Complete
tune-up. All makes, all models. $49.50.
RESUMES, ONE DAY Service Career
guidaance available. 220-1481.

Specializing in all types ol home repairs.
20 yrs. experience. No Job Too Smalil
Free Estllmates. Doug Tunle. 446-0051.

Grading, Lawn Installations. Spread
Dirt, Gravel. Lime Rock, Mulch, Stone,
MUCH MORE! Bob, 334-6091.
Ramps. All sizes Please call tor details.
Robby & Greg, 962-5466.
cal moves, also mechanical repairs.

Auto Mobile Delailing. We come to you!
Great rates superior service! 333-7686.

GET A Clean Start in 2006 call A PLUS
CLEANING. best service best price
weekly accounts discounts available.
References. 242-2546. 568-6067.
13 years experience Reasonable pnces,
low minimum, rates, weekend appoint-
menis available 1904)525-7419.
ble. Reasonable rates, free estimates. Call
Residenlial'Commercial cleaning service
Call for tree estimate, 568-0136.
Banquet Servers with References. Please
ARTIST NvILLCina.rge lignit ,ous e.p
ing lor small, living.'studio quaners, Beach-
es. Mature lemale. college, MENSA.
WILL CLEAN your home. Reasonable. de-
pendable, insured. Connie's Clean
Sweep 710-6896.
(Move-in/ Out), office, reslaurams. Li-
censed & insured Good references
(Beach Hut) Call lor free estimate.
ACCEPTING NEW Clients in Beaches
area. 10+ years expenence References.
Also, meal preparation 241-8442

ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging. weeding, tnmming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRST! 270-2664.
Specializing In "Complete Flowerbed
Cleaning and Workover". Call Hermon.
246-4238, 612-1755.
PALM TREES. Hedges Trimmed, Yard
Clean-ups, Mulching. Sodding, whatever it
takes, etc. Dave 249-4724
One lime or yearly. Licensed, Insured.
Residential. Commercial. 742-6763.

Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
rates 821-0737
sional Lawn Maintenance Co FREE
ESTIMATES. 535-2515.

lawns Free estimates. 246-0967.
Free Estimates. 1-Time clean-ups, mulch,
Pine straw, sod, hedge trimming, pruning,
debris hauling. 207-4037. Insured.

All inclusive regular lawn maintenance.
Mow, edge. shrubs, weeding Free esti-
Smales:, reasonable prices. References.
23 years experience. 207-4037. Insured.

Lawn Service and Pressure Washing.
Call 294-6022.
Maintenance Clean-ups, Sodding, Mulch-
ing, Re-planting available. Free estimates.
Commercial, Residential. Lawn mainte-
nance, sprinkler systems, clean-up,
sod, mulch. Landscape lighting.
(904)382-0007. 1904)430-0007. Licensed,
insured Free estimates. info@preferred-

-COMiPLETE,,DOCKS., & Floating Docks,
Bulkheads iwooa. vinyl or concretel.'iBoal
houses also available.-Please call-George
904-226-8700 or Tripp 904-545-9979.
boat slip for rent, 40ff. $600. 50h. $700,
Includes potable water, electric, dock
'locker, pump out, cable and phone serv-
ice available @ slip. Mobile fuel service al-
so available. Avail. May 06. 463-2845.

FORBES CONCRETE. For all your pump-
ing needs Licensed, Insured. 424-6674.

FAST INTERIOR painting, drywall, tex-
ture. Specialize in smaller jobs. Will work
evenings & weekends Licensed, insured
references 403-7389
WASHING COMPANY. 15yrs. expen-
ence. Specializing in beach homes

Property management rates for quick
rental/sale lum-arounds, and cuslom paint
also. Call for estimates 446-5137 or
724-6877. Licensed & Insured

IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader com

DAVID'S POOL Service. Weekly cleaning.
Most residential pools $25/week, chemi-
cals. Licensed, Insured. Pool clean-ups
our specialty. We make your life a little
easier. 285-0240.
THE CALIBER Company. Pool remodels
re-marcite, re-tile, filler upgrades. Excel-
lent references. 386-9744.

IF-YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @ beachesleader.com

exterior-interior, ceramic hie. carpentry All
types home repairs. Free estlmaies
20yrs. experience. 568-2451.

Remodeling, Renovations, Additions. Cer-
tilled Builder, CBC 1253447 249-7082.
Repairs, specializing in termite damage
WDO REPAIRS. Termite & Rotten wood
Licensed General Conlractor. 247-9525
ALLIANCE BUILDER Group. Inc. General
Contractor. CGC 1505263. All types ot
construction. New homes, room additions,
etc Free estimates. (904)234 1179.

SERIOUS HOMEOWNERS, I'll Make s- ---,_--_ 1.
Your Home Spoilessi Experienced. Refer- PRESSURE WASHERS for rent or sale
ences. Reasonable rales 210.7372. Tucker Equipment Renlal 246-1330.
----- =-- ------.. Cleaning. Licensed & Insured. Free Esli-
mates. Houses, 'decks, walkways, drive-
FENCES ways, patios. 248-9672.. .
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pays cash now lor 8 years of your future
pension payments. Call 18001586-1325 for
a tree. no obligation estimate.


IF YOU are Interested In advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
e-mail: classifled@beachesleader.com

WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates Call Alan 237-5301.

BleT .

C&J HANDYMAN Services. Carpentry,
Drywall, Painting, Paperhanging, Tiling.
etc. Licensed, Insured. 955-0593,
ARTISAN HOME Improvementl. Masier
carpenter, tile installed, clean, tree cutting,
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The Secret To Great-Looking Drywall Surfaces

Whether you're building a new home
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Installing drywall panels isn't an
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installation techniques are fairly stan-
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A poorly finished drywall surface
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Priming or sealing the drywall surface
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entire gypsum board surface with a
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