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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: Beach Living
        page A 7
    Section A: Main: Beach Living: Weddings
        page A 8
    Section A: Main: Beach Living continued
        page A 9
        page A 10
    Section B: Sports
        page B 1
        page B 2
        page B 3
    Section B: Sports: Classifieds
        page B 4
        page B 5
        page B 6
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Lab helps police
solve crime

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JULY 4, 2006

King of

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Little Leaguers
grow friendship

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Vol. 44, No. 4


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


Questions over Wal-Mart traffic

may cloud other nearby projects

Neptune Beach Senior Activity Center hosts a Celebrate the USA Country Party last Friday.
Singer Pam Kish lured dancers out onto the floor to do the Electric Slide. Participants ate,
drank and danced the night away to Kish's renditions of classic country songs.

While Atlantic Boulevard's ability to handle
increased traffic Is being touted as key to
whether a proposed Wal-Mart can be built in
Neptune Beach, most city officials are unsure
how the upcoming results of a related traffic
study will effect future commercial develop-
ments along the roadway.
But at least one city leader says it will spell
doom for the commercial corridor, citing that
the city's traffic requirements will thwart poten-
tial businesses.
Many city officials say they need to see the
findings of a $6,000 traffic study recently
approved by the City Council before consider-
ing whether to allow a 117,000-square-foot Wal-
Mart Supercenter at 630 Atlantic Boulevard. The
city code requires that newly constructed busi-
nesses meet the city's concurrency requirements
meaning that the development won't negatively
impact adjacent services such as traffic and
The Florida Department of Transportation
(FDOT) lists that portion of Atlantic Boulevard

as a failing roadway, according to City Manager
Jim Jarboe, who added that the city's study of
the road will examine a larger area of corridor
than what the FDOT graded. But if the
results of the citys own traffic count study prove
that the roadway can't handle the proposed
Wal-Mart development, then can any new com-
mercial buildings be built along that portion the
"It could be difficult for anything [new to be
built along the corridor, given the city's traffic
requirements]," City Manager Jim Jarboe said
And Councilor Eric Pardee is bothered by that.
"It's pretty grim," Councilor Eric Pardee said
Friday of the city's future for commercial use
along Atlantic Boulevard.
"If the road is failing, nothing can go in and
were doomed with our empty, blighted [com-
mercial] buildings."
On the parcel being eyed for the Wal-Mart sits
a mostly vacant 150,000-square foot building,
formerly home to Food Lion and Big Lots.

Condos keep coming...

Dozens more

planned for

the .Be.ac s

There are 18 condominium projects with a total
of more than 575 units in the pipeline that will
exceed the 35-foot height limit in Jacksonville
Beach and several others are fighting for the same
About a dozen claims have been filed with the
city by developers declaring their intent to seek
legal relief in Circuit Court from the city's 35-foot
height amendment that went into effect Nov, 2,
Three developers have actually filed suit against
the city, seeking vested rights to proceed with proj-
ects that were stalled by the height referendum.
"Some may go further than that, some may not
dt all," City Attorney Stephen Stratford said when
asked about the remainder of the claims and
whether the notices will lead to lawsuits. "At this
point there are only two in court."
Projects that obtained a building permit prior to
the height restriction took effect are not limited to
Those that did not file for a building permit
before the height limit took effect can only go
higher than 35 feet if a judge orders the city to
grant a permit.

Costa Verano, a 13-story beachfront tower, is
under construction on the site of the former Days
Inn Oceanfront hotel at 1031 S. First Street. The
project includes nine two-story townhomes west
of the 91-unit tower.

The BeacIT cottage at 5th Avenue South is listed for sale at $1,150,0000, according to a Realtor, who
said the price includes plans, shown above, for a 4-unit condo that could be built on the site. Condos
that can be built within the existing limits are also In the pipeline throughout the Beaches.


Name of Condoc
* Acquilus II
* Avenue 4
* Avenue 4 S
* Captiana
* Costa Verano
* Ihla Bela
* Le Meridien
* North Shore
* Ocean 9 Villas
* Oceanpoint A1
* Park Place
* Pier Point
* Serena Point
* Surf Side
* The Lorelei
* Valencia

* Water's Edge
* Beaches Terrac

1201 1st St. N.
349 1st St. S.
405 1st St. S.
1316 1st St. N.
1031 S. 1st St.
310 2nd St. S.
932 1st St. N.
1126 1st St. N.
115 9th Ave. S.
\ 7 3rd St. S.
112 5th Ave. S.
525 3rd St. N.
1809 1st St. N.
1236 1st St. N.
138 9th Ave. S.
4300 S. Beach
buildings 1-3
e 123 1st St. S.

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Lot cleared
Elec. inspect

4 Elec. inspect

(1-3 total)

Pile inspect
Rough frame
Final roof
Rough frame
Rough frame
Elec. inspect
Elec. inspect
cert. for bldg. 1
Elec. inspect
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land use


What has been a long and
tumultuous process of passing
a new set of development stan-
dards for the Old Atlantic
Beach neighborhood took a big
leap forward last Thursday as
the city's Community
Development Board recom-
mended approval of a proposed
"community character" ordi-
nance to the City Commission.
The proposal which has
been scaled back from 24 pages
in the original version by a
consultant, to essentially four
pages basically limits the size
of new and renovated homes
in the neighborhood through a
set of design standards.
The goal of city officials is to
preserve the unique ambiance
and eclectic character of the
neighborhood by thwarting
the development of large,

says sale
not final
The Sawgrass Marriott Resort
& Spa has been sold, according
to employees, who said they
were told of the sale Friday
Hotel Manager Jeffrey
Oliasami said in a telephone
interview Monday that the sale
has not been finalized. He said
he could neither confirm nor
deny it.
"We are not trying to hide
anything, but, honestly, noth-
ing is confirmed yet," he said.
But on a Web site for RQB
Sawgrass, part of a Dublin-based
property company Redquartz
Boundary, a report has been
posted saying the company is
purchasing the Sawgrass
Marriott Resort & Spa in Ponte
Vedra Beach. When the sale is
finalized, Oliasami said, nothing
will change at the resort.

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Calendar..................A-6 Opinion ............
Classified .............B...-3 Police Beat ........
Education ..............A-9 Sports ................
Obituaries ............A-2 Weather.............
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Portion of Southside Blvd. to be closed 10 d
As part of building the flyover ramp for the connect
Southside Boulevard/Connector and Arlington Expressv
JTA has announced that Southside Boulevard b
Arlington Expressway and Regency Square Boulevard
completely closed from 7 p.m. Friday, July 7 to 6 a.m. :-
July 17. Steel girders are required to support the road sti
according to JTA officials and the length and weight c
girders requires time and large equipment. During the
northbound and southbound traffic will be detoured
the area using Monument Road.

NB Senior Center plans casino cruise
Th. Nepty,e BPach SenioT-Activityl Genter,,hasiar.r-
lu.xury day trip 'to.or.t Canaveral a-board the Sterling
Lines on Thursday, July 20 leaving the Center at 7:3
returning at 7 p.m. The package includes round trip
portation, parking, private tour guide, cruise, private p
board, buffet, soft drinks, entertainment, etc. Reservati
required and can be made at the Center located at 200-
Avenue. Call 270-1688 for further information.

BAHS hosts hurricane party'
The Beaches Museum and History Center will
Hurricane Party Friday, July 14 to celebrate "Disrupti
Destruction: Florida's Hurricanes in the 1920s and 19
photographic exhibit that depicts the devastation ol
canes around the First Coast beach communities dur
20s and 40s.
"Hurricanes are an unavoidable part of nature, especi
beach communities, and one way to prepare for there
looking into our past and learning.from our history
Museum Executive Director Holly Beasley. "This exhibit
that we can overcome these natural disasters."
Party-goers will enjoy live entertainment, survival far
cash bar. Reservations are required and can be made by
(904)241-5657. Cost for members is $10 in advance, $1.
door, and non-members $15 in advance, $20 at the doc
For more information on the museum, its exhibits or
please call (904) 241-5657. The party will be held from
to '11 p.m. at the Beaches Museum and History Cent
Pablo Ave., .
Music concerts offered with dinner
Live music performances and local flavors will be'
every Wednesday evening throughout the summer at,
Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion from 7 to 9 p.m. Featui
formance by Falling Bones and dinners from FA Caf av
Admission is free and dinners are available under $10.

Thursday night
programs are offered
A free concert in the Plaza will be held Thursday, Ju
St. Augustines Plaza de la Constitucion under a canopy
oaks with live entertainment performed by the Ancie
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red per- enrolled in the Carotid Revascularization
'ailable. Endarterectomy vs. Stenting Trial (CREST). The
researchers would like to include 2,500 in the
study, with an ideal population of 40 percent
women and 12 percent minorities.
The Mayo Clinic is one of more than 90 med-
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of plaque, commonly known as the hardening of
the arteries, at the point where the carotid artery
divides into the internal and external arteries.
Patients who have this disease may be at risk for
stroke if the plaque is dislodged from the artery
wall. It can then travel through the blood stream
and may block blood flow to the brain.
The surgical procedure called endarterectomy,
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general anesthesia and removing the plaque in
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In the less invasive procedure, the patient
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Joe'sCrab Shack mgr.

says rumors of future

closing are bogus

An oceanfront restaurant
"where the sun is sunny and
crabs are crabby" is not clos-
ing the doors to its
Jacksonville 'Beach location
despite rumors. to the con-
trary, management said
Joe's Crab Shack at 6 Beach
Blvd. adjacent to the Red
Cross Lifesaving Station will
remain open through the
remainder of its lease, panag-
er Kevin Lee said.
"We had a 25 year lease
when we opened in January,
2000," Lee said. "We have 19.
years left."
Lee said restaurant employ-
ees learned, of the rumored
closing through word of
mouth but were pleased to dis-

cover there was no truth ,to,
the gossip.
"We tried to figure that out
ourselves, .wondering how it
got started," he said. "But
everything is fine. We are
happy, we are open and we are
selling crab every day."
The seafood restaurant is
among the last remaining
establishments to offer out-
door seating on the water. '
Plantain's at the Sea Turtle.,
Inn in Atlantic Beach as well
as Bukket's and Billy's
Boathouse, both in
Jacksonville Beach, continue
to provide waterfront 'patio
First Street Grille, The Island
Grille and The Lighthouse
Grille, all in Jacksonville
Beach, closed to accommodate

Management at Joe's Crab Sh
Jacksonville Beach disputes rn
closing after Labor Day to acc
The restaurant has 19 years Il

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Pending claims include five
filed by developer 'Chris-
The first is as the Atlantis of:
Jax Beach Tnc. to proceed with
a planned 48-unit condomini-,
um on the oceanfront lot at,
701 1st Street N.
Hionidesis also seeking vest-
ed rights for 412 Boardwalk,
Inc., CNN Investment Trust for
the Casa Marina Hotel proper-
ty, CEMM Development Inc. to
build on the Dolphin Depot,
property at 704 1st St. N. and
'the former Goodwill site along
the 6th Avenue North corridor.
Ramp Realty of Florida, Inc.
also filed a vested rights suit to
allow for a high rise condo-
; minium on four parcels along
2nd Street North. Shaner
Hotels is seeking the right to
Develop an oceanfront high
rise at 1617 1st St. N. on th'e
site of the former Holiday Inn
hotel. : .
Before a party can officially
file suit in court, city officials
have 180 days to review the
property right claims.
Petitioners then have one year
to seek declaratory relief.
Property owners must be
'able to demonstrate to the
court that the projects were
well into the development
stages and they acted in good
faith with the city.
In determining vested rights,
the court considers whether a
land owner invested in proper-
ty according to the govern-
ment's status and if changes to
the status. reduced the land's
potential and deprived the
owner of his development
rights. .
In October, 2005, a judge

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three-story box-style homes.
That style of home commonly
referred to as "McMansions or
Monster Homes" has become
more common in the Old
Atlarntic Beach neighborhood
due to' high land values and
buyers wanting to maximize
their investments on the lots,
many of which currently have
sinsmaller homes.
But the proposal has caused
massive protests by many resi-.
dents in the area who feel their
property rights have been taken
The neighborhood effected by
the proposed design standards is
defined by:
*Ahem Street between the,
beach and Sherry Drive on the
*Sherry: Drive extending
north to 11 th Street on the west;
.11th Street extending east to

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Ocean Park, also called Park Place, is under construction at 112
5th Ave. S. A sign on the site said the project will be complete
by the end of the year and buyers can move in by Christmas.

ruled that Lee Underwood of
Eagle Development, Inc., had
vested rights to proceed with
Acqulius 111, a 70-foot condo-
minium on the site of the for-
mer First Street Grille restau-'
rant at 807 1st St. N.
The judge in his summary
concluded that the property
was vested since Under,wood
had "expended significant time,
money and effort in reliance
upon the city's actions in con-
formity with its past law, cus-
tom and practice."
The judge denied vested
rights to the property on the
west side of the street because i
the plans were not as advanced
for that parcel as the oceanfront
Developer Scott Gay was
awarded vested rights to build
a 10-story ,condominium on
his property at 1034 1st St. N.
Judge Charles W. Arnold in his'

East Coast Drive;
*East Coast Drive extending
north to'16th Street, and 16th'
extending east to the beach.
The proposed design stan-.
dards, in the proposal recom-,
mended 6-1 by the board
Thursday include:
*Vari ng lot coverage limits'
for one; two and three story
eLimiting the percentage of a
dwelling's "counted" floor area
'to 70 percent of the total lot.
size. (Counted .floor areas
include interior heated and
cooled area,- portions of:
attached 'garages over 500
square feet, and other, portions
of dwellings which have a solid
roof and are enclosed by more
than two walls.);.
*Limiting and offsetting 'the
length and' height of a-
dwellings' walls;
*Requiring two shade trees on

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Jan. 9 order stated -that Gay
assembled his five parcels for
the high rise condominium
known' as Ten North.
Arnold said Gay relied in,
good faith upon assurances
from Jacksonville Beach and
incurred obligations and,
expenses as a result.
Gay also filed a Bert Harris
..claim .that.. is....still .pending,
That claim charges that the
height referendum dimin-
ished the land's reasonable
investment-backed expecta-
tion by approximately $1.7
million. Other Bert Harris
claims, in addition to Gay's,,
'are from Underwood and
Southern Waterview
Development, Inc., (SWD)
which a judge denied vested
rights to proceed with a proj-
ect known as The Beach
House in the city's south end
redevelopment area. ,,'An

lots to maintain the area's tree
The proposed design stan-'
dards are a "simplified" version
of the original ordinance.
The City Comrnussion at its
meeting Monday will discuss
whether it needs to hold a work-`
shop meeting .with the
Community Planning Board to
discuss the recommendations.
In a little over a year, numer-
ous public meetings have been
held among the commission
and board, both jointly and
separately on the issue.. Since
June of last year, seven meetings
at which residents were allowed
to speak have been held. And
many of those meetings were
.packed with protesters who
often raucously expressed their
.displeasure of the original, pro-'
posal. .
The idea for preserving the
character of Old Atlantic Beach

The Ramifications of

began at a 2003 strategic plan-
ning session of the commission.
Commissioner Dezmond
Waters at that time expressed an
interest in preserving the "ambi-
ence" of the Old Atlantic Beach
neighborhood -.referred to then.
as the Core City area.
At the following year's (2004)-
strategic planning session, the
community character issue
picked up mote steam, as com-
missioners listed it as one of the
city's top priorities.
The commission last yeaf
hired a consultant to help the
city come up with .ways to
,accomplish its goals for the
neighborhood. And the consult-
ant earlier this year was asked to
also draft the proposed ordi-
nance for the city. The total cost
of the consultant's work was-
over $100,0.00:.
Final passage of the proposed
measure requires two commis-

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"It's just an investment
change," he said, adding that.
the name, management and:
staff of the resort will stay the
The resort, on PGA Tour.
Boulevard in Ponte Vedra Beach,
employs about 500.
Interstate Hotels and Resorts
,(IHR), which has managed the
Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa
for about 15 years, will renew its
contract for another 15 years.
According to the RQB Web;
,site, the Interstate Hotels con-
tract will now be with RQB
Sawgrass the new investors -

and will remain rUnder the
Marriott franchise.
"During the next three years,
the Sawgrass Marriott Resort &
Spa will undergo a major refur-
bishment of its existing 348
,rooms in the main wing," the
Web site says.
The land surrounding the
Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa
has planning permission to
develop 180 "upmarket condo-
miniums", according to the
Web site, which notes that some
of the future condominiums
will be sold subject to a "rental
pool agreement" with the hotel.

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'A .Per city code, businesses
which opt to operate within
that existing building. have
vested rights and do not have'
to prove that the project meets
the city's concurrency, said
Jarboe. But any business that
chooses to build a new struc-
ture triggers the city's concur-
rency requirements some-
thing Wal-Mart's representa-
jtives don't agree with.
S"We think so, they don't.
We'll have to find out [who's
right] in the end," Jarboe said.
Wal-Mart's' attorney ..KarlI
Sanders at a recent public
meeting said 'that his client
does have a vested right to
build a7 new store at that prop-
erty because the parcel already
ha;'s al50,000-square-foot,
S"It's about what are the rights
associated with this, piece of
Pholto b LIZAMITCHELL property. We have the right to
hack at 6 Beach Boulevard in. go in [without having to prove
umors that the business is concurrency]," Sanders said at
;ommodate a condominium. 'a July 20 meeting of the city's
eft on its lease, managers Planning and' Development
Review Board.
S The board that evening
Voted to defer its recommenda-
tion on the Wal-Mart project to
the council until the city's traf-
fic study was completed later,
appeal is likely, this month.
Claims filed under the Bert Sanders at the meeting ques-
J. Harris Jr. Private Property tioned why the city would
Rights Protection Act entitle a penalize his client for wanting
land owner to seek relief to demolish an eyesore and put'
including financial compen- in something new" ... that fits
station for damage to the prop- in with the community today.
erty's market value or existing "We think we can build
use. something that looks a whole
Southern Waterview lot better. We don't need
Development contended that 150,000 square feet. We need
,over $10,000 was spent on about 117,000 square feet,".
application and permitting Sanders gaid.
fees but city records indicate Sanders also asked why other
,only $3,588.19 was received :recent new businesses such as
between May, 1989 to pres- ACE Hardware located just
ent. north of the proposed Wal-
Planning and Development Mart site did not have to meet
Director Steve Lindorff concurrency.
warned that a denial does not Jarboe said Friday that the
Guarantee that a project will ACE was not subject to concur-
never get off the ground, rency because it is operating in
"It just means it's going to a an existing structure.
hearing," Lindorff said, refer- W\Val-Mart has recently sub-
ring to the SWD case. "It does- mitted another request to oper-
n't mean it's over." ate a store in the existing build-
In addition to the 18 in the ing. But the city has not grant-
pipeline, the judges' orders ed that request because Wal-
mean another two projects Mart wants the city to also con-
have been declared to have tinue reviewing its plans for a
vested rights and can also be new building at the location.
built over 35 feet. Neptune Beach City
Of the projects in the Attorney Chris White said
pipeline already, Acquilus and Thursday that the city code
Costa Verano.-are the, tallest Loffets arinxermptibn to concur-
proposed. atit40- feet'and 55. rency for new bsine'sses which'
feet, respectively. Pier Point don't intensify the use of a par-
will be 54 feet high and the ticular property.
Valencia buildings will be 48 '"It is the city's opinion that
feet. its [Wal-Mart] a new structure
There are a total of eight that is going to be creating a
projects seeking vested rights, greater intensity of use," White
It may be months before said.
answers are forthcoming for Sanders in recent months;
the other developers who has indicated that Wal-Mart
have indicated they will be will sue the city if it tries to
asking the courts to allow deny the project.
them to build over 35 feet .
according to city officials.

'Sanders has said that, if the
city makes Wal-Mart prove
concurrency, then the city is'
going to have to do it for every,
single business from this point
If that's true, then other city
officials say they don't know
what it will mean for the city's
commercial corridor along
Atlantic Boulevard in the
"That's a good question. Is
the traffic [concurrency
requirement] going to shoot us
in the foot for some desirable
future commercial project,"
Mayor Dick Brown said in a
telephone interview Thursday.
"There is no plan for widening
Atlantic Boulevard."
"We can't just shut down
commercial retail and we can't
expand Atlantic Boulevard."
Many city officials have
recently expressed excitement
over a proposal to allow mixed-
use developments in some of
the city's vacant commercial
parcels such as the proposed
Wal-Nlart site and Penman
Plaza, also along Atlantic
Boulevard. Mixed-use projects
are usually developments with
retail shops on the first floor
and residential units on the
upper floors.
But it's unlikely such devel-
opments would meet the city's
concurrency requirements if
Atlantic Boulevard, is deemed
unable to support new devel-
opment, said Pardee, adding
that no new buildings will like-
ly be allowed along the road.
But Councilor Harriet
Pruette, when asked Thursday,
said that's not necessarily true.
"I don't think it means that.
But it's something we're going
to have to wait and see what
the [traffic] figures are," Pruette
said. "I don't think it means
[the commercial] parcels are
useless. You could have'25
smaller businesses and you
could not generate the traffic
that one big store does."
But Pruette did admit that
the results'of the traffic study
could have the potential for
some negative ramifications.
"I question that myself.'It's a
good question. I think that'
none of us know the answer
right now," she said. "There are
going to be some issues."
"I think what we need to do
is look at the traffic study and
take it from there."
When asked whether.,desig-,
pating,.. .Atlantw'-ic aulkid^
unableto handle the Wal-Mart
project would prevent other
parcels along' the road from
being further developed, White
said that's a bridge the city will
have to cross later.
;"We'll, have to address it
then,' White said. "At some
point you're going to come to a
crossroad. Could [traffic con-
currency] restrictions prohibit
the use of property?
"Down the road those are
issue that might have to be


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worth supporting

It is one of the best annual assistance programs
offered at the Beaches Back to School With BEAM.
Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry is already
collecting donations for its annual clothing drive. It's,
a great example of locals helping locals.
The nonprofit organization will hold its 13th
Clothing and Shoe Drive from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
July 29 to help needy Beaches families with school-
age children get the children ready for school.
If you have gently used clothing appropriate for
schoolchildren of all ages and sizes your dona-
tions are welcome,.
Also welcome are cash donations that will be used,
to fund BEAM's' dental program for needy .children"
and purchase school and dental supplies, underwear,
socks and shoe vouchers.
Backpacks and school supplies such as markers, col-
ored pencils, pencil bags with a zipper and paperback
dictionaries are also needed by the thousands of low-
income children at the Beaches, organizers said.
Donations will be'accepted at the BEAM offices at
850 6th Ave. S., suite 400 through July 28. :..,' ,
'Donated clothing, backpacks and other items will
be sorted July 28 at the Beach United Methodist
Church Life Center at 325 7th Ave. N.
BEAM project chairperson Karen Wolfson has over-,
seen the project for years, getting thousands of chil-
dren ready for school. She describes the project as,
mission work to be done in our community.
She is right.
Helping low-income parents get their children pre-'
pared to-attend school by properly outfitting and
equipping them is important work.-
"Back to School with BEAM is essential because
many families now depend on BEAM to help with the
cost of getting their children ready for school and for,
their child's dental care," BEAM reports.
Over 2,142 of children at the Beaches live below
the federal pover t level in homes with incomes at or'
below $15,000, according to BEAM.
Church groups and civic organizations are encour-
aged to collect donations and volunteer during the,
giveaway. Call 241-2326 for information or send anI
email to jaxbeam@'bellsouth.net.
We all have a stake in making sure all children are
ready for school.
A backpack, enough supplies and adequate cloth-
ing can go a long way to helping a child be well pre-
|,pared to focus on classroom lessons.

Letters to the editor:,

San Pablo Elementary

School rates notice for its A'

performance for 7 years

To the editor:
This letter is in response to
The Leader's Opinion in the
June 13 issue, and the article
on the front page of the June
16 issue concerning beach
school/grades. This year, as
in past years, school grades
are posted. There were vari-
ous quotes as, to how schools
raised their grades, and oth-
ers, as to why their grades
lowered. Even School Board:
members opinions were
This year as last,year arid
the year before, I've waited
for our school to be recog-

nized in just one simple sen-
tence. 1 suppose we are the
best kept secret at the Beach.
For all the students, faculty,
staff and parents over the
past seven years it needs to
be said (just one simple sen-
Don't you think we
deserve at least this much
Sara T. Cummings

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Each citizen has a duty in

71 Very year at this time,
;l I'm struck bythow inad-
..Lequate a label
"Independence Day" is.
I certainly don't mean to
downplay the courage of obur
Founders in fighting a war to
guarantee independence.
But if you really think
about it, what we're celebrat-
ing on the 4th is not a war,
it's a concept. What was truly
revolutionary about the"
American Revolution was the
notion that in a legitimate
government, the people are
sovereign -- the ultimate
The great phrases of the day
ring through our history: "We
'the people," "consent of the
governed," "blessings of liber-
ty," "a more perfect union.'
These aren't just technical
terms of political science.
They are words we live by, the'
core::tenets of our nation's
civic faith.
Our system rests on ,the
belief that freedom,,,can.,only
exist when one4ils- gpe*'Mi
with one's consent, and with
a voice in government. No,
one, the Founders believed, is
good enough to govern
another person without ,this
consent, and they' embedded

., ., And certainly n
whether, in a
diverse society,
'. -. would reflect the
-" majority while still
S. the rights of the m
At any given
our history, you
Americans arguin
experiment is in
f,. ailing.
SYet ours is now
LEE HAMILTON Written constitu
GUEST COLUMNIST nation still in u
E COLL NIS stood the test oftti
; There is, howev
Santee that it wil
this concept in the very bones future tests. On thi
of our system., That is what July 4th, as we ce
made our country the past, we must also
American Experiment. that because in ou
At the, time : the people are soverei
Constitution was written, no us has a duty to b
one knew ,whether dividing and informed cit
power among various branch- our share of the wi
es and levels of government 'America a.' mo
would ensure popular free- union.
dom and political ingenuity. Lee Hamilton is
No.,one,,knew,.,whether,,o.Ver. ,,,t-e',',4,ec, on C
the,;course of e.decadgsaord ridza.,,inw-i..'.
'then centuries, the two tyran- '.-member of the ,-U.
nies feared by the Founders --. Repreentatiilvcs for
that of a strong executive, also sen'cs as Pr
and that of a strong popular Director of the Woo
majority -- could be con- International C
strained by a written constitu- Scholars. in \iashii

Grateful for my opportunity

:f jost women remember
their firsts a date,
the prom, a kiss ,.
I confess that I do not recall
any pleasurable moments in n ... "AJ
r my life when I was young. '
Not because my brain atro- '
phied, but because the circum-. .,,.'
stances at the time of my
youth were difficult. It was
after World War II and I was .6'- .
busy with work an'd survival. .
All I remember from my ado-
lescent years are the hardships '"'
I suffered on my first job. .
I was 14 years old in 1950,
living in post-war Germany, DORIS MANUKIAN
when I began to wbrk. I had QUEST COLUMNIST
been a good 'student and
hoped to educate myself, but
my mother, a 31-year old war "I've got it,; I've got it!" I
widow with two young chil- shouted when I came home.
dren, had different ideas. Proud because I was the first
In January 1945, NMutti (my girl in the city to enter that
mother), my 10-year old male domain, I was ignorant
brother, and I were evacuated of what awaited me.
from Breslau, 'our hometown For the next' three years I
in Silesia, because the Russian worked from 8 a.m. 'till 6 in
-front was coming nearer, the evening during the week
SOvercrowded trains, carrying, and 'till 1 p.m. on Saturdays.
scared andy hungry women By the time I walked home
and children, took us away and helped Mom with house-.
from the immediate danger of hold 'chores, there was little
Allied air raids, After four- time left for leisure activities.
weeks in a refugee,camp and My workplace was in the
one brief stay with a family in .home of my boss, in a room 9.
Goerlitz, we settled in Hof, a ; feet by. 12 feet, separated by a
small city in northern Bavaria, curtain from the kitchen. I
where the only work available hated the cooking smells per-
to my mother was in a factory. meeting our work area; mainly
Every day Mutti complained because Mutti could not afford
that if. she'd, learned some- the kind of meat simmering
thing practical, she would on the stove, teasing my taste
have been better able to sup- buds. All we ever ate was fried
port us.. Her favorite saying bologna and hamburger meat.
was:. "A trade never lets you go More difficult .were the
hungry," and pressured me to irons. They weighed about five
become a dressmaker. pounds, weren't electric, and
Vacancies for dressmaker were, heated on the kitchen
apprentices in Hof were filled, stove. While I used one,
but there were openings for another was warming. Since
tailors. Though I would have we placed a wet cloth on the
preferred learning office skills, material to prevent scorching,
I told my eighth grade teacher frequent changing to a fresh
that I'd take any sewing job 'hot iron was essential.
and was 'sent to "Herr The sewing machines were
Obermeister" (headmaster) relics, operated by foot pedal.
who was head of the tailors' It took some time to master
union. After a brief interview, them, especially since I didn't
he' informed me that I. was have a machine at home on
going to be his "Lehrling" which to practice.
(apprentice). Not only was I an appren-

twice studying tailor
slave to my boss'
openly expressed h
me. She's like theN
mother and hates
I' am young ar
thought, and treal
servant: I washed
and windows, sho
ran errands, and '
to deliver finished(
coats to clients
whom rewarded
.small tips. For my
like drudgery I '
equivalent of $1.2
for the first year, $1
ond, and $3.13 thi
The highlight co
years of indenture
once. a week [ was
off to' attend
In 1953 I con
final exam, and r
.diploma from 't
Bavaria. I was pr
survived and learn
But joy soon tu
may when I wa.
from the tailor
because my boss
to pay the. higher
ting my new sta
angry, yet happy ,t
never looked back
Two years later
to America, and
took me 20 years,
got my longed-fo:
became an edu
taught for 25 years
I was grateful, a
that America ga
opportunity to stu
fession that allo'
give back to the c
offered me shelter
Now, more than
tury later, time e
other experience
memory, yet I sti]
use the skills I lea
first job in that sn
Germany. They
handy, especially'
my husband's pan
Doris Manukian
Vedra Beach resident


Looking for

peace in the

Middle East

t's close to 8 a.m. on
I Monday, May 29. We beat
the crowds, for a change.
For just a few minutes ours is
the only bus on this .mount,'
the Mount of Beatitudes, over-
looking the azure Sea of
USA Galilee. Everything is quiet as
XA we sit under a clump of trees
S across from the Church of the
Beatitudes, a Catholic chapel.
More than 2,000 years ago,
o one knew Matthew 5 tells us, Jesus sat
large and here or near here -.,Godknows
Congress where and spoke to a multi-
will of the tude of people. Caren Fog, a
I protecting member of our group, reads
minority. part .of Christ's message,
moment in including.
can find "Blessed are the peace-mak-
g that the ers, for they will be called the
danger of sons of God."
And I wonder in the quiet-
the oldest ness of this moment if peace-
tion of a makers will ever find peace for
ise. It has the Middle East.... .,
im e. .- :' '
er, no guar- This is how I began a piece
l1 stand, all reflecting on a 21-day trip that
is and every meandered through the
alebrate our Middle East from Syria to
c remember' Lebanon to Egypt to Jordan to
ur land the Israel and ended up in pictur-
gn, each of esque Greece the last two days.
)e an active I was one of 10 laypeople and
izen, doing two leaders who accompanied
orkto make 30 second-year seminary stu-
re perfect dents Baptists, Methodists
and Presbyterians on this
Director of incredible pilgrimage.
on s.,,t.,, .L,,,.\'y[, wouldd, have. thought
He was a "that this old journalist, who's
S. House of--, ..spent most of his life writing
34- ears. He stories of limited interest,
resident and would find himself in the very
drow Wilson setting of The Greatest Story
enter for Ever Told? But there I was.
gton, DN.C. I can't tell you in a 500-word
column what it feels like to see
the sun rise over Mt. Sinai, or
to put my hand in the sea that
Jesus walked on, or to stand irn
ie the Garden of Gethsemane.
e$ : But I can tell you I came away
both happy and sad .- happy
that I had been there and got-
ring, I was a ten to know some wonderful
s wife who people, both in the countries
ier dislike of and in our group; sad because
wicked step- the Middle East birth-place
me because of the Prince of Peace and of
nd cute, I civilization itself is still the
ts me like a center of tremendous hatred
their floors and incivility. 'Even at the
veled snow, Church of the Nativity, which
'alked miles marks the birthplace of Christ,
d suits and three Christian denominations
some of fuss over control.
me with Our tour guide in Israel was a
Cinderella- Palestinian Christian, consid-
earned the ered a "resident," not a citizen,
45 per week even though he, his parents
1.88 the sec- and his grandparents were
e third year; born there. He said this is the
)f my three "worst situation in Palestinian
*e was that history," his. parents told. him,
given time even worse than the war years.
vocational For this trip, I have a lot of
people to thank: Pat Pattillo,
ipleted the an Atlanta construction com-
passed the pany .owner and philanthro-
received my pist, and foundations that
ie State' of fund most of the trip, called
oud to have the Middle East Travel Seminar
ned a useful (METS); Dr. Max Miller, who
directs the program; and Dirik
rned to dis- NeSmith, my boss, who nomi-,
s dismissed nated me.
's business I.agree with my friend Robert
didn't want Williams of Blackshear, Ga.,
salary befit- who said after.returning from
tus. I was the trip in .2004: "I'll never
o leave, and read the Bible the same way
I emigrated And I'll never read another
though it story about the Arab-Israeli
I eventually conflict without thinking
r education, about my new friends caught
cator, and up in the middle of it all.
s. Phil Hudgins is the senior edi-
md still am, tor for Community Newspapers
ve me the Inc. E-mail him at
dy for a pro- phudgin@cninewspaPers.com.

wed me to
country that
Sand securi-
a a half cen-
rased many
s from my
11 recall and
rned on my
nall room in
come in
when I alter
is a Ponte

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A credit card fraud was reported June 23 in the
900 block of Main Street.
A burglary to a residence was reported June 29
in the 800 block of Cavalla Road.
A simple' assault was reported June 29 in the
2400 block of Mayport Road.
Jesse James Powell Jr. 45, of Atlantic Beach was
arrested and charged with fleeing a law enforce-
ment officer June 28 in the 700 block of Assi
Lane, according to a police report.'
Loretta Dawn Fowler, 44, of Jacksonville was
arrested and charged with grand theft of a
motor vehicle and possession of cocaine June 30.
in the 1800 block of Mayport Road, according to
a police report. /
S .' -- -. "* *
Ashley Marie Atkins, 21, of Jacksonville was'
arrested and charged with possession of cocaine
June 30 in the 1800 block of Mavport Road,
according to a police report. .
. '* ,^ ,',
(A vending machine was reported damaged
S June 28 in the 1400 block of Atlantic Boulevard.
0 0.*

The Department of Children and Families
(DCF) are investigating an incident in Atlantic
,Beach Friday involving a two-year-old boy
wandering alone within 10 feet of Mayport
Road during morning traffic, according to a
police report.
Atlantic Beach Police later, while investigat-
ing the incident, found the child's 6-month-
old sister in a back bedroom of a nearby trail-
er, inside a stroller with no supervision,
according to the report.
The investigation revealed that the 23-year-
old father of both children left the girl at the
trailer with two men both of whom police
later found sleeping while he went to the
store to get baby wipes, and the boy playing
with a neighbor's 6-year-old son, the report
said. The neighbor's son later denied that he
saw the 2-year-old that morning, according. to
t h et e p o tf.' ",,1 .r..r .. ...
Police are awaiting6'rnfeVt-ion of the DCF's
report before deciding whether to file charges.
Police around 8:44 a.m. were called to a
trailer park at 120 Mavport Road, where a city
public work's employee had followed the 2-
year-old who he had just observed walking
along West 2nd Street "approximately 10 feet
from Mayport Road." The city worker caught
up with the child who was standing alone in
the parking lot of the Harbor Bar, 160 Mavport
Road, and followed the child. to the trailer
park, according to the report.
It was there the city employee asked the
child where his "mommy" was, but got no
response. The child later walked into one of'
the trailers.
Police soon arrived and observed the unsu-

Jacksonville was arrested June 28 and charged
with possession and sale of a controlled sub-
stance in the 1400 block of Atlantic Blvd. as part
of a mutual investigation, between Atlantic
Beach, Neptune Beach and Jacksonville Beach
Police Departments, according to a police
report. Washington sold 14 grams of cocaine to
an undercover agent for $500 of law enforce-
ment funds, police said.
Criminal mischief was reported June- 29 in
Colonies Dr. Three tires were slashed on a truck
parked at the property.
Equipment was reported: damaged 'une 29 at,
a construction site in the 2600 block of Beach
Blvd. The suspect entered the site through a
construction fence and threw a concrete block
through the windshield of a truck loader. Tire
tracks were observed in the driveway that match
prints left in prior incidents on the property.
0 '
Two bikes valued at $800 were reported stolen,
June 29 in the 1100 block of 4th Ave. N. A red
beach cruiser and a black mountain bike were
chained together in the carport.
A 1995 Chevrolet Astro valued at $20,000 was
reported stolen July 2 in the. 1800 block of Arden
Way. The vehicle was unlocked and'the keys,
were in the ignition.

pervised child playing with the front ;do.r of
the trailer. The officer knocked on the door
and the child opened it, according to the
report. In the trailer the officer found, two
men, ages 22 and 25, sleeping in different por-
tions of the residence. When questioned, both
men said they knew who the child belonged to
but that they did not know that the child was
in the house. Both men said they were not
responsible for watching the child, according
to the report.
But one of the men pointed police in the
direction of an adjacent trailer where he
thought a "babysitter" was supposed to be
watching the 2-year-old. When police ques-
tioned the 33-year-old woman, she said that
she was not supposed to watch the child until
between "12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m.," according to
the report. '
Police then contacted thechildren's'mother
'who arrived at'the scene add told them she'left
both children with their father so she could go8
to work, according to the report. That's when
police found the 6-month-old girl in the trail-
When questioned later, the father told
police that he told the 22-year-old man who
police found sleeping in the trailer that he was
going to the store. The 22-year-old told police
that he "vaguely remembered" the father men-'
tioning for him to "keep an eye on his son,"
But that he was "half asleep" at the time.
The 33-year-old neighbor told police that
she believed the father, had been living at the
trailer with the two children for the past week
or so, according to the report.

Police use Taser on man

Grant Allen Ness, 28, of St. Augustine was
arrested June 28 and: charged with aggravated
battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated
assault at an apartment in the 300 block of 32nd
Ave. S., according to a police report.
Police said Ness- met the victims, two women,
at a bar in Ponte Vedra Beach and the three of.
them left together and went to the home of one
of the victims.
According to police, one of the women said
Ness became enraged when she rebuffed his sex-
-ual advances and struck her repeatedly in the
head with his fists and hit her in the chest with
.a chair, knocking her to the floor where he
kicked her several times in the head.
When the second victim attempted to inter-
vene Ness punched her several times in the head

and threatened her with a kitchen knife, police
reported. The victim was able to knock the knife
out of his hand.
Ness struck the first victim in the head with a
cutting board and straddled her chest arid began
choking her with both hands, police said.
The second victim was knocked to the floor
and lost consciousness when she kicked him off
of her friend, police said.
A witness heard the commotion and observed
Ness and called 911, police said.
Police reported they observed Ness inside the
residence just after, 2 a.m. running away from
officers as they ordered him to the ground. After
a brief struggle, police struck Ness with a Taser
and secured him. Both victims were transported
to the hospital f6r treatment.


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Darryll and Carol Curry of Ponte Vedra Beach donate prize money they won at Aqua Grill to
the Mission House. During the restaurants annual Customer Appreciation Party, the couple
won the cash prize. The restaurant also donated $2,000 to Mission House, which provides
the needy with various services, including meals, clothing, medical care, job referrals and
counseling. As part of the fundraising efforts, the Aqua Grill auctioned off a gourmet chef
dinner for eight to be prepared by Executive Chef Tyler Brock and coordinated by service
arrconsultant Angela "Favoriter Jernigan. Donna Goedecke of Ponte Vedra Beach placed the
. winning bid. "We wanted to thank our loyal patrons for 18 fantastic years," Aqua Grill Owner
Cary Hart said. "We enjoyed a wonderful evening and are delighted that we could also have
our event help others who are less fortunate."


Jophn Henry Hoffman, 81,
died on Thursday, June 29 in-
Jacksonville. He was born in
Minneapolis and he was with
The Trahne C6mpany for 40
years, most recently in
Chicago. He retired in 1989
and movedito Windermere. He
served in the U.S. Navy during
W\Vll and was very active in
the Boy Scouts, Rotary,
Shriners, and tie Lutheran
Church. He lovell people and
the outdoors hunting, fishing,
and golf. One of his greatest
passions was his love for the
Bahamas (their rustic beauty,
simple life and people), accord-
ing to family. ,
He is survived by his wife of
59 years Beverly; daughter,
Deborah Troilo; son, Richard,
son-in-law William Troilo;
daughter-in-law, Katharine
Hoffman, grandsons; Jason

Joseph Noel Truman, Sr.,
died June 30, 2006 at Baptist
Medical Center Beaches. He
was born November 21, 1937;
in Kincaid; W VA. He was a
member of the 'Disabled
American Veterans, the
American Legion, and was of
the Presbyterian faith.
Family members include lov-
ing wife, Frances of Jax; sons,
Joseph N. Truman, Jr.
(Elizabeth) of Orlando and
Russell L. Truman, II of Jax;
granddaughter, Chloe of
Orlando; brothers, Maxie E.'
Yates (Shirley) of Souix City,
IoWa, Richard L. Yates (Mary)
of Dunbar, W VA and Russell
Neal Truman (Jenny) of

and Brian TroLlo, Michael and
Steven Hoffman. He was pre-
ceded in death by his parents
Henry and Jessie and his broth-
er Richard.
,A memorial service was held
Monday in the. Chapel of.
Quinn Shalz Funeral Home. In
lieu of flowers memorial con-
tributions can be made to
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in'
memory of John Hoffman. A
research endowment has been
set up in the name of John H
Hoffman to further the cure of
Macular Degeneration.
Contributions should be' sent
to Susan Ervin, Executive
Director of Development,
.Bascom Palmer Eve Institute,
900 N.W. 17th Street, Miami,
FL 33136 (305.326.6190)
Services under the direction
of QULinn-Shalz Funeral Home
in Jacksonville Beach.

Charleston, W VA; several
nieces, nephews, cousins, and
many who loved him.'
Graveside services will. be
held at 11 a.m,, Thursday, July
6 in Beaches Memorial Park
Cemetery-, with full 'military
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home
in Jacksonville Beach.

Daniel Jackson

Daniel W. Jackson, 68, of
Jacksonville. Beach, died June
27, 2006. A memorial service,
was held July 1 at Eternity
Funeral Home.

C. William

C. William
82, died on, July
1, 2006 at 4
Baptist Medical '
C' e n. te r .
'Jacksonhvi lle
.Beach, FL. His
wife, Patricia,
who he' married Wuestenhoefer
in 1952, prede-
ceased him. Born March 5,
1924, in Mt. Vernon, NY, he
attended New York University
prior to enlisting in the Army,
Air Corps. During yWWII, he
flew 35 missions as a B17
'pilot. He remained in military
service until being honorably
discharged. with' the rank of
(Captain.in 1962. After WWII,
he worked as' an insurance
broker' and the owner of A.
Wuestenhoefer & Son, Inc. in
Mt. Vernon.
His survivors, include: his.
children, Susan, Pamela .and
William; grandchildren,
Patrick, Liam and Emma; sons-
in-law, William and Stephen
and a host of family and
Visitation was held Sunday
,in the Quinn-Shalz Chapel.
Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Monday in the Our
Lady Star of the Sea Catholic
Church with the Monsignor
Daniel Logan as Celebrant. He
will be laid to rest at Gate of
Heaven Cemetery in
Hawthorne,. NY.
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations be made to
the American Cancer Society.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home.

Joseph George Wiegand

Joseph George Wiegand, 88, of Atlantic Beach, 'Samantha, Brad, Sarah and Ansley, two great-
died on Monday, July 3, 2006 at the home of his grandchildren, Connor and Owen.
son Gary., He was preceded in death by his The family will receive friends on Thursday,'
devoted wife of 59 ears Elizabeth Ann.h July 6 from: 5 to 8 p.m. at the Hardage-Giddens
Wiegand. He was a retired veteran of the US Funeral Home 1701 Beach, Blvd., Jacksonville
army, : serving during WWII and the: Korean. Beach. A funeral service will be heldon Friday
War. He was a member' of St. John's Catholic July 7 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.
Church, Atlantic Beach. Interment will follow at Beaches Memorial Park.
He is survived by sons, Joseph George and In lieu of flowers the family request memorial
wife Pamela, Gary John and wife Elaine, daugh- contributions to Community Hospice of;
ter Marianne and husband Chris Richards,, sister Northeast Florida, 4114 Sunbeam Road, Suite
Marie Barieman, five grandchildren, Chris, 101, Jacksonville FL 32257

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The.Fourth of July Liberty Celebration will be
held today,. July 4, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Sea
Walk Pavilion,'intersection of 1st Street North
and 1 st Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach.-
There will be music, food, beverages and fire-
Works. For information, call 270-1651 or Visit

Tuesday, July 4
Independence Day.

Freedom celebration:
Freedom, Fanfare and Fireworks
will be held from 4 to 9:30 p.m..
along the northbank and
southbank of the St. Johns River
in Downtown Jacksonville.
Visit www.coj,net/Depart-
default.htm for information.

Jazz band: The St. Johns
River City Band presents The
Swamp Dog Jazz Band from 6 to
7 p.m. at the Hogan Street gaze-
bo, west of the Jacksonville
Landing in Downtown
Jackson-ille. Call 904-355-
4700/219-6043 for' informa-

ArtLife camp: ArtLife,
Summer Arts Camp continues
in Atlantic Beach through July
28. Call 247-8337 or visit
for information.

Wednesday, July 5
Beaches Cleanup: The annu-
al Beaches Cleanup will be held.
Litter bags and gloves will be
distributed to volunteers from 7

to 9 a.m. at Atlantic Boulevard
at the ocean, Beach Boulevard
at the ocean, and 16th Avenue
South in Jacksonville Beach at.
the ocean. Participants must be,
at least 18 or accompanied by
an adult, and should bring
water wear, sturdy footwear and
sun protection. Call 630-3420
or visit www.coj.net, keyword
search "beaches cleanup," for

Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch will meet at 7 p.m. in the
community room of the Pelican
Point Condominium, 1901 Ist,
St. N., Jacksonville Beach. The
meeting is open to the public.'
Call 513-9242 or visit
iwi'.beacheswatch.com .. for

"Cram a SAM": Suddath
Container Systems is presenting
"Cram a SAM" to collect art
supplies for local non-profit
organizations with art pro-
grams. Donations of paint,
paper, glue, crayons, colored
pencils and more can be made
from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Art
Walk in Downtown
Jacksonville at Hemming Plaza;
10 a.m. to noon July 8 at the
Wal-Mart on San' Pablo Road

and Beach
Boulevard; and
10 a.m. to 2
p.m. July 15 a
t h e
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State Gardens at St. Johns
To w n%
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IQd's fishing workshop: The
Friends, ofi Washington Oaks
;State Gardens will offer kid's
saltwater' fishing workshops
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today,,
and July'7, 13,, 14, 20, 21, 27
and 28 for ages 10 to 15. The
cost is $20 per person per work-
shop. The park is. located at
6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd.,
Palm Coast. Call Cristv Leonard
at 386-446-6783 or 386-931-
4123 for information.
Saturday, July 8
Job seeker workshop: Christ
Episcopal Church is'sponsoring
a free lob seeker workshop at
the Christian Formation
Center, Room 108, 400 San
Juan Drive, Ponte Vedra. Call
285-6127 or e-mail
crhbeach@,comcast.net for
information or to sign up.
Labrador rescue: Labrador
Retriever Rescue of Florida will
hold a 'meet and greet" from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at PetCo at
Marsh Landing. Call 1-866-464-
5227, or visit
wvww.LabradorRescue.net for
Lunch and learn: Members
from POW! will have a lunch
and learn from 11 a.. to 2 p.m.
at Americain Cafe on San Jose.
Boulevard for writers, musicians
and artists. 904-268-6229.

Contra dance: A contra
dance will be held from 8 to 11

S. ..1. jMEETINGS ,j.q .

Art association: The Pablo Towers Art
Association meets from 12:30 to 3 p.m.
Wednesday. Call 246-4158 for information.
Ballroom dancing: Ballroom dancing is
offered Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Senior
Center, 19th Ave., Jacksonville Beach. The cost
is $4. Call 241-3796 for information.
Cancer support group: The Cancer Support
Group at Baptist Medical Center Beaches meets
* at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Florida Cancer
Center in Medical Office Building B on the hos-
pital campus. Call 247-2910 for information.
Coast Guard Auxiliary: U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary 14-04 meets at 7:30 p.m. the first
Wednesday of the month at the Captain's Club,
13363 Beach Blvd. 246-4722 or 422-2811.
First Wednesday Art Walk: The First
Wednesday Art Walk Downtown is held from 5
to 8 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. The
event is free. 634-0303.
Kiwanis Beaches: The Kiwanis Club of
Jacksonville Beaches meets Thursdays at noon
at Selva Marina Country Club, i600 Selva
Marina. Atlantic Beach. Visit www.beacheskiwa-
nis.com for information.
Weight loss consults: Free body fat analysis
and weight loss consults are offered Thursdays

Summer Arts Camp
Atlantic Beach

Weekly Signa-upsl
Mon-Fri. 9-4 pm
Extended Hours Available!

Ates 7-12 yrs.
$125. per week
lop*Half-Day Camp $ S.

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at Metabolic Research Center, 274 Solana Road,
in the Winn-Dixie Plaza.

American Legion: American Legion Ocean
Beaches Post 129 and Auxiliary Ocean Beaches
Unit 129 meet at 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of
the month at 1151 South Fourth St.,
Jacksonville Beach. Call 249-2266 for informa-
American Legion: American Legion Post
233, Ponte Vedra/Palm Valley. 12 Wilderness
Trail N. off Canal Boulevard, meets the first
Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Steak night is
held every Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. for members
and guests. Call 285-2484 for information.
Jacksonville Singles Dance Club: The
Jacksonville Singles Dance Club meets from 8 to
11 p.m. Friday at the Knights of Columbus
Hall, 1501 Hendricks Ave. Admission is $8, or
$7 for members. Call 779-1234 or e-mail
jaxsinglesDC@aol.com for information.
Recovery, Inc.: Recovery, Inc., a mental
health support group, meets at 6-30 p.m.
Friday at St. Paul's Catholic Church's Family
Life Center, 578 First Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach. 247-3299.
Senior tennis: Tennis for seniors is being
offered at Huguenot Tennis Center In
Jacksonville Beach from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday.
Call Moe at 247-6221 for information.

Atlantic Theatres proudly offers
free admission to the military
and ladles on Thursday nights.

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p.m. at Cobalt Moon, 214
Orange St., Neptune Beach.
There will be a live band; part-
ners are not needed. All are wel-
come. Call 246-2131 for infor-

Dance association: The
American Ballroom and
Contemporary Dance
Association will meet at 8 p.m.
at Bolero's, 10131 Atlantic Blvd.
Guest admission is $12. 246-

Wednesday, July

Man to Man: Man to Man, a
prostate cancer support group,
will meet at 6 p.m. at Baptist,
Medical. Center Beaches'
Conference Room A. Call 249-
0022 for information.

Thursday, July 13
Cinderella's Evening Out: :
"Cinderella's Evening Out,",
hosted by the Atlantic Beach.
Women's Connection, will be
held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the
Selva Marina Country Club,
1600 Selva Marina Drive,
Atlantic Beach. All area ladies
are invited to bring their
daughters or a special young
lady. The lacksonville Jaguars
Cheerleaders will entertain and
share about life as a "Roar"
Cheerleader. Former CNN radio
correspondent Paige Kolb will
share the secret behind a win-
ning smile. The cost for the
evening is $18. Pre-paid reserva-
tions are due by July 10 for din-
ner and complimentary child
care. Call Susarn at -904-714-,
9962 or Mary at 904-223-1002,
or e-mail
a tlanticbeachwc@,yahoo.comr
for reservations.

Friday, July 14
Art Spa: Art Spa, a one-day
camp for adult members of the
Jacksonville Museum of
Modem Art, will be held from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $175.

Registration is required by July
7. Call Allison at 366-6911,
extension 204, or e-mail
agraff("jmoma.org for informa-

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Shrimp dinner: Ladies
Auxiliary Fleet Reserve
Association Unit 290 will hold a
shrimp dinner from 5 to 8 p.m.
at 390 Mayport Road, Atlantic
Beach. The cost is $7. Call 246-
6855 for information or to,
place a takeout order.

Saturday, July 15
SCBW: The Society of.
Children's Book Writers &
Illustrators meets from 1 to 3
p.m. at the Southeast Regional
Library, 10599 Deerwood Park
Blvd., Jacksonville.
Kindergarten teacher Alison
Watson ;is, the speaker. E-mail
Janet Walter at jgwalter@'com-
cast.net for information.

Book signing: Grahl
Barkoskie Neitz will sigr copies
of her book "Cabbageberries,
Duck Feathers and the Tides, A
Collection of-. Palm Valley
Memories," from 3 to 4 p.m. in
the GTM Reserve
Environmental Education
Center, 505 Guana River Road,
off A1A. She will share stories of
her life from 2 to 3 p.m.
Admission is $2 for adults, $1
for children 10 to 17, and free
for under 10. 904-823-4500.

Sunday, July 16
Jazz concert series: "Smooth
Sounds of Hot Summer Nights"
will be held from 5 to 9 p.m,'
today and Aug. 20 at the Sea
Walk Pavilion. Jazz trumpeter
Greg Adams will perform. For
information, call 247-6100 and
press 3,
Monday, July 17
Sale: BMCBeaches Hospital
Auxiliary is having a sale
throughout July at the main
lobby in the first floor of the
hospital, 1305 13th Ave. S.,_
Jacksonville Beach. Hours are 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through
Friday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
The public is invited.
Tuesday, July 18
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Storytelling: Tale Tellers of
St. Augustine present "Theater
of the Mind: Storytelling" at
7:30 p.m. at the Limelight
Theatre. The cost is $7. 386-
446-4909 or 904-471-0179.

Thursday, July 20
Open house: Persephone
,.Healing Arts Center, 486 6th
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach, will
have an open .house from 5:30
to 7:30 p.m. Call 246-3583 for

Big band: The St. Johns River
City Band's 18-piece Big Band
.,will perform at the 5 Points
Theatre, 1028 Park St., at 7:30
p.m. Tickets axe $15, 355-4700.
Friday, July 21
Outdoor Observations:
Outdoor Observations will be
held from 10 to 11 a.m. at
Castaway Island Preserve, 2885
San Pablo Road South. The pro-
gram is for all ages. 630-3577.

Storytime Science: Storytime
Science will be held from noon
to 1 p.m. at Castaway Island
Preserve, 2885 San Pablo Road
South. The program is for ages 7
and under and their adult com-
panions. Read a story then
examine the science involved.
Call 630-3577 for information.

Antiques 'show: The
Jacksonmille Beaches Woman's
Club 41st Annual Antiques
Show & Sale will be held from 1
to 8 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. July 22, and 11 a.m. to 5
p.m. July 23. Admission is $6,
and parking is free. The show
will be held in the St. Paul's
Parish Center, 212 N. 5th St.,
Jackson-ille Beach. Proceeds
will benefit scholarship funds,
charities and service programs
supported by the Woman's

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Aging publishes cookbook

Steve Platt, chief. of forensics at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Jacksonville crime lab, set up this mock murder
scene as a final exam for crime lab analyst Elise Bekiempis. Platt, a part-time Ponte Vedra Beach resident, labeled the scene
"Nightmare on 911 Elm Street."

CSI effect' a two-edged

swordfor FDLE a alysts

rocedural crime dramas
-I are among the most-
,watched programs on
The so-called "how-done-its"
have captured the imagination
of TV viewers of all ages, ele-
vating the once-anonymous.
crime lab analyst to almost cult,
figure status.
Hour-long hit shows such as "Crime'
Scene Investigation," better known as
"CSI;" also give viewers unrealistic
notions about how forensic science really
works, some real-life CSI's say.
"It's nice to have the spotlight on you.
But those shows also give you a skewed
view," Bill Tucker, a senior,crime lab ana-
lyst with the Florida Department of Law
Enforcement (FDLE) in lackson\ille, said
last week.
"We can't solve cases in 48 minutes. In
the real world, it takes a lot longer."
Tucker was among a handful of FDLE
employees who took time out of their
busy, work schedules to give a dozen
members of the Citizens Police Academy'
Alumni Association of Tacksonville Beach
a tour of the Jacksonville crime lab.
The 'three-hour tour last Thursday
included stops at the firearms section, the
crime scene compound, the fingerprint-
ing and serology departments and the

p r. c ,- .2
FDLE crime lab -
analyst Elise .
Bekiempis shows -
members of the
Citizens Police ,
Academy Alumni
Association of
Jacksonville Beach
about her unit's
crime scene vehi-

chemical investigations section, or what
FDLE chemist Marion Estes called "the
"We investigate 375 name'drugs," said
Estes, who supervises a team of five full-
time chemists who collectively iork
6,000 cases a year.
"Chemists go to court a lot. We testify.
20 to 80 times a year.!"
Estes joked that he watches 'CSI' every
night for purposes of "self-defense."
And he literally could.
The CBS show airs every weeknight on
cable, Thursdays on CBS and weekends
on Jacksonville's WJCT TV-4.
"There truly is a CSI effect out there,"
added Estes.
"Juuies are becoming experts in foren-
sics. They demand a higher level of

Comparison process

Almost everyone in the crime lab conm-
pares something with something else.
In firearms, examiners compare bul-
lets.In serology, it's blood. In- Tucker's sec-
tion, latent fingerprinting, it's arches,
whorls and loops, or the three types of
fingerprints. .
"No two individuals' [fingerprints] are
alike," said Tucker.
"Arid we do it the old-fashioned way:
with a magnifying glass and the human
In firearms, the hardware is a little
more sophisticated. Here, examiners uti-
lize $50,000 comparison microscopes to.
match up bullets and spent casings.
"Theoretically," said firearms technolo-
gist Diane McDougal, "every bullet can be
traced back to its manufacturer."

McDougal examined documents for 20
years before transferring to the firearms
section. The department has its own gun
range and a Water tank for testing bullet'
trajectories. Another feature: a museum-
quality "toy room" where more than
1,500 different firearms are stored.
"Our goal is to have every make and
model," said McDougal, adding that the
collection includes guns dating as far back
as the 1880s.
"Examiners must know how every"
weapon works."
For June, the section's goal' was to work
60 cases. As of June 28, the department
had cleared 58.

No perfect crime scene..
'CSI is purely entertainment," crime

lab analyst Elise Bekiempis told CPAAA
members as they entered the FDLE's
crime scene offices, where investigators
work in typical cubicles when they are
not in the field.
"We serve 13 different counties and
generally work homicides. Generally, two
of us respond [to a crime scene]."
Bekiempis is the newest member of the
For her "final exam," Bekiempis had to
process a mock murder ,scene for 12
Her. boss, Steve Platt, the section chief,
labeled the scene "'Nightmaie on 911 Elm
Bekiempis worked in the crime lab's
footwear arid firewear section before
,applying to become a crime scene investi-
gator, or what she calls "a jack or jill of all
See CSI, A-9.

special signing event to
promote a new cook-
book titled "Recipes of
St. Augustine, Past and
Present" will be held on
Friday, July 7, at the
Butterfield Garage Art Gallery
in St. Augustine.
The keepsake cookbook was
published by the St. Johns
County Council on Aging.
Proceeds from .the sale 'of the
cookbook will support pro-
.grams and services for the
county's senior citizens.
With its many "legacy
recipes," the cookbook
reflects the ,,legendary hospi-
tality of St. Augustine where
nothing was too much trou-
ble," said Cathy Brown, exec-
utive director of the St. Johns
County Council on Aging.
Cover art for the cooRbook
was done by nationally recog-
nized artist Beau Redmond.
Several of his paintings are
also reproduced throughout
the cookbook.
Rhonda James worked with
a team of volunteers and
COA staff members as the
project coordinator.
With dozens of recipes that
will inspire modern cooks to
prepare dishes like their great-
grandmothers or even earlier
generations might have, the
cookbook is a culinary history
of America's oldest city.
Pat Fisher was one of sever-
al volunteers who helped to
collect the recipes for the
"I wanted to save many of
the good recipes from the
" p ast, ,-sh e said ..'. -
"There are many recipes
not found in other cookbooks
today recipes from several
generations back, legendary
Southern comfort food, datil
peppers, and Minorcan chow-
There are also plenty of
modern recipes, some from
current elected officials,
including U.S. Senators and
Congressmen and notable St.
Augustine residents. Many of
St. Augustine's finest restau-
rants contributed recipes to a
chapter titled "restaurant
"Recipes of St. Augustine" is
available from the Council on
Aging office at 180 Marine St.
in St. Augustine, or can be
ordered by calling 904-823-
2228. The cost of the cook-
book is $20.
The non-profit St. Johns
County Council on Aging was
founded in 1973 "to meet the
needs of St. Johns County

, Congregate meal sites,
meals on wheels, community
outreach, transportation,
socialization opportunities,
educational programs, and
more are available to senior
citizens through the Council
on Aging.
A book-signing event will.
be held July 7 during First
Friday Artwalk from 5 to 9
p.m. Brown and COA board
members and staff members
will be at the Butterfield.
Garage Gallery at 137 King St.
to autograph copies of the
The following are just a few
of the recipes in the cookbook:

Minorcan Pilau:
Family Sized
S (Doris Tanner)

"This recipe came from
Mrs. Genevieve Victor who
was my Gtreat Aunt."

1 Ig. can tomatoes
one-half lb. onions
1 bell pepper
1 sm. jar chopped pimien-
tos .
1 tsp. dry thyme
3 cups rice
4-5 lbs. hen cut up
4 cups liquid
Cook onion, tomatoes and
bell pepper to a thick sauce.
Add chicken and cook until
teniTr. Add 4 cups liquid.
Add pimientos, thyme, and
rice. Let come to aboil then
simmer until rice is cooked:
about 1 hour.

Shrimp Burgers
(Joe Serra)

"During the war, beef was
scarce but on the southeast
coast shrimp was plentiful.".

2 lbs. peeled', raw shrimp,
chopped very fine
1 cup cracker meal
2 eggs beaten
s one-half cup grated cheese
i Mix everything together
and with a large spoon make
burgers 3 inches in diameter,
1 inch thick. Put into frying
pan with hot oil and fry to a
goldeA brown on both sides.
Remove and eat.


Photo submitted
Cover art for the cookbook was done by nationally recognized
artist Beau Redmond.

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Sarah Jane Dixon of
Jacksonville and Capt. Thomas
H. Klump of Seaford, Va., have
announced their engagement
to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Elizabeth and, Charles
Dixon III of Jacksonville. She is
a 2003 graduate of Episcopal
High School and is a senior at
Georgetown University's
Walsh' School of Foreign
Service. She is employed by St.
Luke's Gallery in Washington,
D.C. She will begin a master's
program in Russian and East
SEuropean Studies in the fall.
The groom-elect is the son of
Jeannie and Tom Klump of
Seaford, Va. He is a 1997 grad-
uate of York (N.Y.) High School

and a 2001 graduate of the U.S.
Military Academy at West
Point. He served with the
Army's 1st Infantry Division in
Iraq, where he received the
. Bronze Star. He is currently a
captain in the Army's individ-
ual ready reserve and is
employed as an account execu-
tive at Pablo Beach Mortgage
in Jacksonville Beach. He plans
to attend law school in the fall
of 2007.
The couple were engaged in
Praque, Czech Republic, while
Dixon was studying abroad at
Charles University. The couple
plan to wed on Saturday; June
17, 2007, at Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church
in Jacksonville.

Mariana and Nathan Nadeau



MNariana Rodriquez of
Branson, Mo., ,and Nathan
Nadeau of Jacksonville Beach
were married Friday, June 16,
at All Souls Catholic Church in
Sanford, Fla.
Father Richard Trout per-
formed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
Mercedes Rodriques of
Branson, Mo. She is a graduate
of Truman State University and,
is employed by the University

of Central Florida as a immi-
Erin Elizabeth Damato of Jacksonville Beach and Bambi gration advisor.
Neptune Beach and and Rich Berman of Mount
Christopher Clayton Philips of Gilead, N.C. He is a graduate of
lacksonville Beach were mar- Bishop Kenny High and
tried Saturday, June 3, at St. Florida Community College. PEOPLE
Paul's Catholic Church with He is employed by the
Father William Kelly and Jacksonville Fire Department.
Father Jerry Walston presiding. Jennifer Riley was the maid
The bride is the daughter of of honor. Dawn Nowell, Jackie Clare Burns Dalton of Ponte
loseph and Nancy Damato of Cutts and Nicole Hines were Vedxa Beach graduated May 14
Neptune Beach. She is a gradu- the bride's attendants. from Davidson (N.C.) College.
ate of Bishop Kenny High Jonathan Philips was the best Dalton was a French major
School and the University of man. Trevor WVilkerson, Colin who graduated with honors,
North Florida. She is employed Philips and Scott Abell were earning the AB. degree cuim.
by St. Paul's Catholic Grade ushers. Following a honey- Jaude.
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and Mary Philips of Jacksonville Beach. studied abroad in KIkuyu,
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The groom is the son of
Richard and Carlene Nadeau of
Jacksonville Beach. He is a
graduate of .the University of
Central Florida and is
employed by All Souls Catholic
School as a math and religion
Melissa Netzer was the maid
of honor and Christopher
Burton was the best man.
The couple spent their hon-,
eyrmoon in Smokey Mountain,
Tenn. They reside in Sanford,


school this fall at the University
of Florida. She is the daughter of
David and Suzanne Dalton of
Ponte Vedra.
Jordan Bowser of
Jacksonville Beach was named
to the provost's list for the
spring semester at Lipscomb-
University in Nashville, Tenn.
Students who make perfect
grades for a semester while tak-
ing at least 12 credit hours aie
named to the provost's list. '':
Bowser is a engineering
mechanics major at Lipscomb.
He is the son of Mi. and Mrs. Bill
Bowser of Jacksonville.

Sarah Jane Dixon and Capt. Thomas Klump


Shanna Ernisse and Miles
Risha, both of Jacksonville,
have announced their engage-
ment to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Richard and Audrey
Emisse of Jacksonville.

The groom-elect is the son of
Dave and Julie Risha of
The couple plan to wed on
April 21, 2007, at Blessed
Trinity Catholic Church in

Shanna Ernisse and Miles Risha


Brandy Turk of Jacksonville
and Chris Fehr of Jacksonville
'Beach have announced their
engagement to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Robert and Carolyn Turk
of Monroeville, Ala. She is /a
graduate of Auburn University
and is employed by Lifestyles
Realty. The groom-elect is the

son of Cindy' Jones of
Jacksonville Beach and Robert
Fehr of PonteVedra Beach. He
is a graduate of Fletcher High
School and is employed by the
Nabisco Corp.
'The couple plan to wed on
July 22 at First United
Methodist Church in Atmrore,
' Ala. '

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Recipes: Gert's Potato Soup

Cont. from A-7 '

Gert's Potato Soup
(Gert Mickler)

6 potatoes, peeled and, cut
into bite-sized pieces
2 leeks, washed an cut into
bite-sized pieces (optional)
3 onions, chopped
1llarge carrot, pared and
sliced ,
2 stalks celery, sliced
4 chicken boullion cubes,
plus 1 can chicken' broth
1 T parsley flakes (or dill,
5 cups water
1 T salt and use pepper to
1 stick oleo or butter
1 can evaporated milk (add
during the last 10 minutes of
Put all ingredients in a
S large pot and cook about i
hour or until all ingredients
are tender. Then mash cooked
ingredients with masher
before serving.
Note: Can add a half cup o
barley or a couple cups of
broccoli for variety. Also, can
add large outside leaves of
cabbage and cook, but
remove them before serving.

Black Eye Peas Salad
(Edwin Eubanks)

1 can black eye peas No. 1(
one and one-half cups
diced onions.
1 cup stuffed green olives
1 cup tomato sauce.
1.1 sliced green pepper
one and one-half cups
Italian salad dressing
Drain black eye peas. Mix
with tomato sauce. Add veg-
etables and dressing. Chill.

Hot Buttered Rum
(Angela M. Cox)

Said Cox: "This has been
in our family for years and is
especially good when there is
a chill in the air, or the throa

is a little sore.".

1 tsp. powdered sugar, lOx
one-quarter cup rum, light
or dark
1 T softened butter, unsalt-
one-quarter to one-half cup
boiling water
shaved nutmeg for garnish,

In a warm tumbler, place all
ingredients except the boiling
water, and whisk well. Add
hot water to fill the glass, :
about a quarter to a half cup.
Whisk again and sprinkle
with shaved nutmeg to taste
for garnish. Makes 1 serving,
but you might want a second,
Ss just double the recipe.

Dark Orange Cake
(Donna Stephens)

Said Stephens: "This recipe
came from my Aunt lla
d Robshaw, who livedin St.
Johns County from the-time
she was a young girl. She
f shared it with her five sisters,
and I have been making it my
entire married life 52

1 cup orange
2 cups flour
1 cup raisins
i 1 tsp. soda, dissolved in,
D 1 cup sugar
1 cup buttermilk
one-third cup shortening
l tsp. salt ,
2 eggs
1 cup brown sugar
Squeeze orange, mix orange
juice with brown sugar and
set aside. Grind whole orange
(remove seeds) with raisins.
Cream butter (or shortening.i
and white sugar; add eggs,
orange and raisins.
Add buttermilk, then flour.
Mix-well. Bake in small sheet
pan at 375 degrees for 30-35
minutes. Pour orange juice
s and brown sugar over hot
it cake. Leave in pan until serv--

ing. Serve plain or with
whipped cream.

Grapefruit Peel
(Esther Brown)
1 lb. grapefruit peel
three-quarters cup water
and juice or all juice
one and one-half lbs. sugar

Select bright fruit with a
thick peel'. Wash carefully.
Grate lightly on an ordinary
grater to break the oil cells.
Cut the peel in quarters and
remove the fruit and weigh.
,Cut this peel into strips
one-quarter to one-half inch
wide, or cut into small,
shapes. Place in a saucepan of
water, and, for each quart of
peel taken, add 3 or 4 pint of
more of cold water. Boil 10
minutes and pour off the
% water.
Repeat 3 times or until as
much of ihe bitter flavor is
removed as desired. Dry the
peel between folds of cloth,
pressing gentl. ,
For each pound of peel
used, add one and one-half
pounds of sugar to three
quarter cup water or grape-
fruit juice. Bring to a boil and
cook until all of the sugar is
dissolved. Add the prepared
peel and boil until all the
syrup is absorbed '
Remove immediately from
heat and roll the fruit in
granulated or powdered sugar,
separating any pieces that-
stick together.
Cooking continued too
long and evaporation carried
too far will cause the product
to be hard and unattractive.
The point at which the
product shall be finished may'
be determined by rolling a
piece of fruit, when it has
become transparent, in granu-
lated sugar.
If, after a few minutes, the
fruit stiffens enough to retain
Sits shape, it is sufficiently

Volunteer Pat Fisher (from left) COA administrative coordinator Susan Johnson, COA executive
director Cathy Brown (seated), COA development coordinator Kay Green, and cookbook proj-
ect coordinator Rhonda James all were involved with the publication of "Recipes of St.
Augustine,Past and Present."

photo submitted
Megan Stillson, from left, Dana Humphrey and Kellie Wyatt will play the "Vixens" in YBAG's pro-
duction of "Little Shop of Horrors" July 21-22 at Sandalwood High School. Showtime is 8 p.m.
both nights. For ticket details, call 349-2441 or 476-3151.

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Cont. from A-7

trades." .
Her section records, collects
and preserves physical evi-
dence for investigative and lab-
oratory examinations.
The unit's primary vehicle is
a Ford F-350 "super duty"
truck. The section also has a
pair of all-terrain vehicles.
And like the TV show, the
unit has its own interview
rooms with ,two-way glass.
where potential suspects are

Evidence ever-changing

Upstairs in "shoe and tire,"
the evidence "is ever-chang-
I ing," crime lab analyst Kesha,
White said.
"We have a range of conclu-
sions because it's not as black
and white as fingerprints,"
added White, one of three
examiners in the department
who work cases from all over
the state.
Around the corner, senior
crime lab analyst Carol Hanna
performs computerized finger-
print matches in a small, win-
dowless room known as "the
bat cave."
On her door is an auto-
graphed photocopy of actor
Adam West, who played the
. caped cfusader11on .IYVidJl.the;;i
"They decided I had all the
answers [like Batman]," said
Hanna. "I plot the minutiae. I
work from lifts and photo-
Over in the serology/DNA
section, where analysts wear
white lab coats and single-use
latex examination gloves, case-
breakers come in microscopic


Beginning with the 2006-
2007 ninth-grade class, Duval
County high school students
will be required to take 26
credit hours to gradate; the
previous requirement was 24
credit hours.
The change was approved at
the June 6 Duval County
School Board meeting.
The high school day will be
redesigned as a modified
block schedule to provide stu-
dents with the necessary class
time to earn the additional
credits. Students will also be
required to take four years
each math and science, rather
than three years, as well as
two years of a foreign lan-
guage. The social studies
requirement will remain at
three years.
In addition, ninth-grade'
students will take a Keystone
Course involving career
research, decision-making and
communication skills, and a
research project that will
assist in career planning.
As seniors, they will pro-
duce Capstone Projects, schol-
arly papers or projects based
on the Keystone projects and
their academic experiences.
Parents will also be more
involved in academic deci-
sions, including helping stu-
dents declare an area of focus
for elective courses.
In addition to changes in
curriculum requirements, stu-
dents will have unrestricted
opportunities (and be strongly
encouraged) to take
honors/Advanced Placement
(AP) courses.
Students will be encouraged
to consider other academical-
ly rigorous programs as well,
including the International
Baccalaureate (IB), Early
College High School, Dual
Enrollment and Advanced
International Certificate of
Education (AICE) programs.

"There isn't a lot to see in.
this :section,"' says forensics
technologist Brandi Girond.
"Most of what we do is in
[test] tubes. Our ultimate goal
is to find a DNA profile."
DNA is short, for deoxyri-
bonucleic acid. More than 95
percent of all human DNA is
the same. It's the remaining 5
percent that is used to distin-
guish between one person from
The serology section is one of
the crime lab's largest in terms
of personnel, with nine ana-
lysts, seven technologists and
one crime scene technician.
The department is just down
the hall from "the drugstore,"
where Estes and company spe-
cialize in quantitative instru-
ment analysis.

The section provides 30,000
court exhibits each year, but its
staffers shy away from colorful
expert witness testimony.
"I'm not sure our job is the-
atrics," said Estes, referring to
the ever-growing CSI effect on
trials an'd the public's percep-
tioni of what constitutes
irrefutable evidence.
"Even eyewitness testimony
is fastidious now. You have to
have proof that the sun is up."
Tucker, a senior crime lab
analyst who formerly worked
for the FBI, said not everything
in forensics is as "black and
white" as a -person's finger-
"There's always someone
who will be critical of what is
done," he said.
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, scene."

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Area swimmers eye championship meets


Competitive summer swim
leagues continue at a fast pace
as championship meets loom
later this month.
The Selva Marina Mariners
will compete against Beaches
Aquatic Swim Team on
Saturday in preparation for the
championships July 22 at
Episcopal High School begin-
ning at 8 a.m.
Ponte. Vedra's Winston
Waves will compete in their

championship meet July 22-23
at the University of North
The Beaches Aquatic Swim
Team will have a final tune-up
July 15 at Bartram Springs
beginning at 9 a.m. BAST
swimmers will also take part in
the July 22 championships at
Episcopal High.
The Sawgrass Country Club
and Jacksonville Golf and
Country Club teams are also
wrapping up their seasons with
an eye on championships in
late July.



Pnolos by ROB DeANGELO
LEFT: Marsh Landing's Lindsay Kahlbaugh competes in the girls 11-12 butterfly race last'Thursday at Jacksonville Golf and Country
ABOVE: Sophia Mostovyck, of Marsh Landing Country Club, draws a breath of air during the girls 8-and-under butterfly race.

Trio of Nease ballplayers intends to remain close

A unique trio of former Nease High School
baseball players, young men who became so close
over the years they're known as the "Three'
Brothers," is heading off to college. Andrew Page,
Matthew Redding and Blake Sanders, may be
going in different directions, but they intend to
remain close.
"We weere a package deal," said Page who, after
making an early commitment to
Chipola Junior College in
Marianna, Fla., plans to walk on
at Florida State. "It was under.
stood that ifone was going tW-66 e-wre e
some place, we'd all be there. It's deal. It was
just a great friendship."
Page is one of just two four- that if one
year Nease varsity starters. The
other, Chris Warren, graduated be some pl
in 2005. be ther. IM
Redding, who made an early be there. It'
commitment to Samford [Ala.], friendship.
is headed instead to Chipola,
which he hopes will be his
springboard to a professional
baseball career. Fellow Panthers
grad Daniel Jones will be his And1
roommate at Chipola. Nease Hij
"We've been close for a very
, long time," Redding said of the trio.
Redding set a Nease record last season with a
.469 batting average, breaking the riark of .455
Tim Tebow established in 2005.
Sanders is the only one of the three close-knit
friends leaving Florida. He's planning to play
baseball for Marshall University in Huntington,

"I've known them pretty much my whole life,"
Sanders, who holds the Nease record for consecu-
tive games started, 86, said of his friends.
Page, Redding and Sanders met while starting
out in baseball, in the Ponte Vedra Athletic
Association's t-ball program. Five years old at the
time, each is -now .18, meaning they've known
one another and played baseball together for 13
years. They became known as the "Three
Brothers" when they were 9.
Through records provided by Redding's father,
Matt Sr., as a unit they've won
approximately 500 games, from
all-stars in PVAA to the
Jacksonville Tidal Wave, started
;a- pMage y Re'ddifig Sf., to high s`rioo1.
understood They've also won two national
championships Cooperstown
was going to 2000 and Triple Crown 2005 -
and one state championship,
ace, we'd all AABC in 1999. They were state.
s just a great AAU runners-up in 2000.
s just a great They also were members of
national AAU qualifiers in 1998,
1999 and 2000 and won local
.. and state tournaments in
Gainesville, Orlando and
'ew Page "Andrew and I were on the
1h graduate same t-ball team," said Redding,
"and Blake, Andrew and I went
to elementary school together. Our names begin
with P, R and S, so we were always in the same
class, sitting next to one another."
Family ties also run deep.
"Blake's little sister's [Brooke] best friends with
my little sister [Morgan], and our families have
been friends since we were 5," said Redding, who
transferred to Bolles for middle school but came

Petroni gets national 'exposure'


Atlantic Beach's Karina Pet- "
rorn is receiving more national ,
exposure in the pages of FFHM.IV ` + -
magazine due on newsstands '
this week.
Petroni, 18, is featured in a
pictorial entitled "Swell --' "
Summer." She and fellow pro -
surfers Daize Shavne and -.
Claudia Goncalves are pho- z
tographed together and sepa- .
rarely in the five-page spread. -
Petroni is topless, albeit coy- '-
, ering herself with her hands, in
one of the magazine's photos. _. -
The champions surfer is also a -
model and has appeared in
advertisements for a number of ":
products. .
In a brief FHM article, Petro- ,x ,
ni recounts a 2003 tournament
in New Smyrna Beach in which
sharks were spotted near surfers -
as they were competing.
"When I was coming in, this
guy was screaming at me from
sand, 'Don't get off your .
board!" Petroni is quoted as
saying. "Then I saw what he --,-""--
was yelling about. Twvo fins
were racing straight toward me.
I paddled so hard I was still
paddling when I hit the sand."
Over the weekend, Petroni
was defeated in the semifinal of
the NMr. Price Pro Junior surf
competition in Durban, South
Africa. The teen was the Karina Petroni in a photo from her web site karinapetroni.com.
defending women's pro junior The Atlantic Beach teen is among three female pro surfers
champion. featured in the August issue of FHM magazine.


S Prnotos submitted
Above, teammates and friends, from left, Andrew Pa Matthew Redding and Blake Sanders as
they appeared for Nease High school and below, as 11-year-old Little Leaguers at a tournament in
Cooperstown, N.Y.

back to Nease for his sophomore P
year. He was a four-year baseball
starter, one at Bolles and three at
The thing that sticks out in
each one's mind is winning the
Cooperstown Dreams Park tour-
nament in 2000, the last year of
the Tidal Wave, which went 12-0
to capture the title. While there
they set a skills record, an
around-the-horn mark of 20.28
that involves all fielding posi-
tions and still stands in the face
of- the fact that 500 teams per
year compete at Cooperstown.
"We made a day of it at the
[National Baseball] Hall of Fame.
It was awesome," said Page. "You
walk around, there's so much
history, even that little [12 years
old] you soak it all up, It was kind
of like a kid in a candy store."
The three were among the first
to play in the PVAA baseball pro-
gram, started by Dale Westling in
"We all made the all-star teams
together. It was fun," said '
Redding. "I really don't think
we've changed a bit. All of us
knew this was our last year to
hang out together, so we've done '
so every day this summer and, of
course, baseball season."
"Matt, Blake and Andrew, they t
love each other," said Nease base-
ball coach Greg "Boo" Mullins, for whom each
played the past two years. "All three are good
kids, hard-workers."
Mullins said the threesome is serving,.irole
models, mentors and coaches for his younger
players. Redding, for instance, is instructing for-
mer Nease teammate Chris Alessandria's younger
brother Steven in the art of catching.
"My younger players look up to them because
they know they're good, they're going to college
and they know they've been successful here at
Nease," said Mullins. "They will be successful
young men in life, in our community or the com-
munity they will live in."
"School brought us together," said Sanders.
"Andrew and Matt grew up next door to one
another in Marsh Landing. I was always at their
"It's definitely going to be different being away

from them. We played together so long. We real-
ize it's time to go to the next level and do what
you have to do," added Sanders. "What's been
nice is we've stayed close. No matter what's hap-
pened in the past and will happen in the future,
we'll be life-long buddies. It'll be a fun adven-
"It's going to be tough," Page said of when the
"Three Brothers" head their different ways. "Our
families have always been close. Matt's dad's been
a second dad to me. We know each other's grand-
parents, they've met all my uncles.
"We've talked about it," said Page. "We're defi-
nitely going to keep in touch."
"These boys have been great friends," said
Redding's mother Gina. "I hate to see them move
on, but they will always share a beautiful bond of
a wonderful friendship. How blessed they are to
have found each other."


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itng, redbass and tarpon are all biting

r he whiting are strong at
| Nassau Sound and in 35
feet in the deep surf.
Good catches of redbass are
being released at the jetties
and in the canal. Tarpon are
feeding.behind the shrimp
boats and in the pogie pods.
Last Friday, Capt. Ron
Dorsett with Brian McDonald
and Bill Wilderotter took the
"Crack-a-Noon" back to the
Elton bottom and almost
duplicated last weekend's
catch. They caught a box of
beeliners weighing up to four
pounds and lots of triggerfish,
pinkies, strawberry grouper,
arberines and an unusual 13-
pound rainbow runner.
On Saturday, Capt. Scott
Darner from his "Scott Free"
with Chuck and Brian Darner
and Bernie Holzman from
Miami brought home eight
snapper, three grouper to 12
pounds and a good catch of
triggerfish and seabass.
Bill Venedict fished the
pogie pods north. of St.
Augustine last Tuesday mom-
ing from the "Double K" with
Capt. Kevin Favor. They caught
an 8Q-pound tarpon and a 25-
pound king.
Capt. Bobby Langston
chummed off of Shanty Town
last Wednesday and caught
and released a 100-pound tar-
pon and jumped another from.
his "Gaff-it." On another trip-
he chummed up-a 20-pound
king and caught a dozen
sharks off Shanty.Town.
Al Wiltshire and friends gave
us all an excellent report from,
the Keys last week. Fishing
from his "Sharkey's Din" with
Jim Bell, Stan Poole, George
Temilliger, Rick, Debbie ind
Amanda Kirby and Linden
Wood they teamed up for
some great dolphin catches..
Jim Bell had a 24-pounder and
George,had the'largest at 33
pounds. All were caught on
Congratulations to 10-year-
old Katie Pazder for catching
her first sailfish last Saturday
with Capt. Frank Joura on the
"Catch 0' the Day." Her father,
; Andy Pazder, Caroline Joura
.ancBobBash a wtssed the.

fun and helped her release it,
Katie said she had a lot of help
with -the beautiful ,sail from her
friend, 10-year-old Caroline. .-
They were trolling the Turtle
grounds and -4lso. picked up a
dolphin, amberjack and bar-
Capt. Rahdall Dyal'went into
action over the 'we kend. He .
chummed with.Tuer. ,
Mochell from Columbus,. ,
Georgia on Friday. They caught i
12 big sharks during 'the rrnom-
ing and lots of whiti) qand
On Saturday they again ,ad i
a lot of shark action arbuid ,
the shrimp boats 'andff the i
redtops, His guests were e-
Waltrip family, also from' .i
Columbus, Georg. "
Capt. Kirk Waltz, on his m
"Enterprise,," had two exciting
trips last Friday. In,the momrn-
ing former Mayor John
Delaney, Jim McGullum, Leerie From left: Katie Pazder, Carolin
Jenkins and Fred Franklin aboard "Catch of the Day."
fished the jetties and caught
21 redbassand jumped a tar- James Gergley from ,his
pon on the incoming tide. In "Head Hunter" last WVednesday'
the afternoon, Dr. Buz fished several of his favorite
Geiamonia and his sons Jack creeks using jigs and shrimp
and Ross iced down two 40- and caught nine redbass to 24
pound cobia. inches and a dozen blues and
Jetty guide Fred Morrow ladyfish.
with friend Jit Lyons from Capt. Bob Cosby fished with
McClenny,l.Foidakritthe Daniel Steele and.biought
"Little Yvo'nine""pittheir dead hbme four flounder, four trout
shrimp orf.t e bqttlom'i.'. and four .reds-on a trip last
Nassau' Sound'last friday and Morday' '
caught' 3. 1iitihg, eight jacks, T..n ori Tuesday morning
four blues and several'srall withRicihard Mills and his son,
sharks. boxed two flounder, two trout
Capt. David King on his and released 12 redbass much
"Crusty Crab" at Nassau Sound too large to keep.
had great catches of whiting all Capt. -Mike Morris trolled the
,last week. On Saturday he morning, last Wednesday and
cught.76wwhan a pc ee s k a
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Spanish and came in later pounds and a speedy blackfin. ers, two 40-pound amberjack, a
around the jetties and caught. Will Montoya with his son dolphin and 12 triggerfish.
three reds and jumped a tarpon. Matthew and friends Pat On Sunday, the Harvey Lane
Capt. David Sipler with the Barker, Ramon Boi and Myles party went back to the Eiton
Branan family last Saturday Wright made a Sunday chum- Bottom with Capt. Dennis and
fished the beach and caught 10 ming trip down the beach for they caught 40 two- to four-
sharks. tarpon on their 20-foot rig pound beeliners, a 15-pound
Bottom fishing from both drifting and chumming in dolphin and dozens of .triggers
the "Mayport Princess" and front of Shanty Town. They and amberines.
the "King Neptune" continues jumped one tarpon, had sever- Whiting, blues and flounder
to be impressive. On the al others in their chum and were caught during last week
"Mayport Princess,". amberjack caught several big sharks. on the Jacksonville Beach Pier.
to 60 pounds were weighed While waiting for the "big Chuck Farr led the flounder
along with hefty beeliners, bite," they pulled up over 50 catches with a seven-pounder
snapper and even kings. whiting, a big speckled trout and Kevin Barnes caught a
On the "King Neptune," and several big yellowmouth. five-pounder.
anglers on one trip last week Capt. Dennis Young with the Good Fishin'.
brought home four cobia, four Derek Coleman party last
snapper, a pair ofkings, beelin- Saturday aboard the "Sea
ers weighing upto four Dancer" caught 70bbeeg -
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July -r, I U


Baseball Camp
Nease baseball coach Greg
"Boo" Mullins offers a' Monday
through Thursday, 9 a.m. to
noon, baseball camp at
Cornerstone Park. Initially only
a four-week program, Mullins
has extended his camp
throughout the summer.
The cost per participant is
$150 per week. Those interested
should call 783-6561.
Mullins' camp offers defen-
sive, offensive, hitting and
base-running drills, plus the
importance of "small-ball," the
Nease coach's stock-in-trade
that's built around strategy,
speed, timing,sacrifice and
solid mental pitching.

Basketball Camp
Tommy Hulihan's Beaches
Basketball Camp at St. Paul's
School takes place July 24-28.
Camp for those entering grades
3-5 is from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Camp for grades 6-9 takes place
from 12:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Cost is $85, but registration
after July 1 is $90. For more
information visit www.beaches-
basketball.com or phone
Tommy Hulihan at 349-2611.

Beaches Basketball League at
St. Paul's School includes an 8-
game season for kids ages 3 to
rising 6th graders. Four divi-
sions of play will be featured:
Pre-K (co-ed), K-lst (co-ed),
2nd-3rd (boys and girls teams)
and 4th to rising 6th with sepa-
rate boys and girls teams.
Cost is $85 and all players
receive a T-shirt and trophy. For
more information visit beaches-
basketball.com or phone

Tommy Hulihan at 349-2611.

Football Fundraiser
The sixth annual Nease foot-
ball golf tournament, spon-
sored by the Nease Touchdown
Club, will be held July 17 at
Marsh Creek in St. Augustine.
The Nease Touchdown Club
provides financial support for
items such as team uniforms,
post-game snacks, drinks for
away games and necessities.
The fee is $100 per golfer;
entry deadline is July 10.
Activity begins with a noon
check-in, followed by a 1 p.m.
shotgun start. A four-person
captain's choice is the format.
All participants will receive,
balls, tees and glft bags at regis-
tration. A buffet dinner, where
prizes are awarded, will wrap
up the activities .
Sponsorship opportunities
range from a $5,000 platinum,
which includes eight golfers
and signage at the tournament
and in Nease Stadium, to a $50
Panther sponsor.
To registerr or learn more
about sponsorship opportuni-
ties, go to nteasefootball.com
and click the golf tournament
link, or call Tom or Kim
Kemohan at 1904) 543-0567.

St. Paul's Sports
Camps ,'
St. Paul's summer sports camps
feature participation in team
sports and age-appropriate activi-
ties. Basketball, flag football, kick
ball, tag and more are offered. On
Friday's, campers have pizza and
go to Beach Bowl.
Camp sessions are weekly from
the end of May until late July. For

more information visit
www.beachesbasketball.com or
phone Tommy Hulihan at 349-
Fletcher Soccer Camp will
.take place July 17-20 and July
24-27 at San Pablo Elementary,
School fields (across from
Fletcher High School).
Camp for 7th to 12th graders
takes place from 9 a.m. until
noon. Cost is $130 per week or
$240 for both weeks. Camp for
5- to 10-year-olds takes place
July 17-20 from 5 p.m. until 7
p.m. Cost is $65.
Clinicians include Bentley
College head coach Peter,
Simonini, Fletcher High boys
coach Mike Levine, Fletcher
girls coach Megan Pardue and'
members of the Embry Riddle
University soccer team.
For more information phone
Levine at 635-8969 or e-mail
Pardue at ulrichm@education-

Island FC is forming boys and
girls travel soccer teams for the
2006-7 season. Teams will be
offered in the following age
groups: U-12 (born on or after:
8/1/94 but before 7/31/96); U-14
(born on or after 8/1/92 but ,
before 7/31/94); U-16 (bom on
,or after 8/1/90 but before ,
7/31/92) and U-18 foi those born
on or after 8/1/88 but before
S7/31/90. .
.Girls tryouts will take place
June 12 and 14 at San Pablo
Elementary fields from 5:30 p.m.
until 7:30 p.m. Boys team tryouts
will take place June 13 and 15.
For more information contact
Megan Pardue at 234-2646.

Winning second half title

will be tougher for Suns

T he Jacksonville Suns
almost outdid themselves
by winning the first half
title of the Southern League
season as neatly as they did.
Repeating the second half is
going to be a lot tougher.
To show how much talent
the Suns had in the first half,.
which ended Juine 21', nine of
their players were named to
the Southern League All-Star
game, which will be played
July 10 in Montgomery, Ala.
That's as,many as the Suns
have placed on the annual
honorary team in some years.
They had climaxed the first
half with a rousing road trip in
which they posted an amazing,
9-1 record, then came home to
win 10 straight.
That's a'far cry from the cur-
'rent road trip and it's a clear
indication of how things have
Suns named to the All-Stars
this time include infielders
Tony Abreu, Chin Lung Hu
and Craig Brazell, outielders
Justin Ruggiano and
Wilkin Ruan, and
pitchers Heath
Totten. T.J. Nail, '
Mark Alexander -
and Casey
Brad Cresse
: was also
elected, but
is currently
on the dis-
abled list
,with a bro-
ken hand.
Also elected were
third baseman Andy LaRoche,
and pitcher Joel Hanrahan
and Spike Lundberg, who have
been promoted to Las Vegas in
Triple A and unavailable for
this game.
Manager John Shoemaker
accompanied Chin Lung Ho to
Pittsburgh, where the latter
played in the Worid game, also
, called the "Future Stars
Game," but although it was an
honor for the Taiwanese player
to be so noted nationally, it
doesn't win games for the


The representation on the'
All-Star team is.impressive, but
it also shows how much the
league is down this year, says
Suns president Peter Bragan, Jr.
"Each man is deserving to be'
honored for their showing in
the first half, but compared to
last year, some would have
had trouble making it with the
competition so hot then," he
Bragan said pitcher Spike
Lundberg was one
example. Though
Lundberg had fine
stats, his games
were not quite as
Sgo good as his
Record, 7-1,
2.40 ERA for
13 games.
m "Spike
some good
games for
us," Bragan
said, "but he
was lucky, too.
Those who vote (coaches
and media) are people who
supposedly see all the teams
through the year and are in
the best position to evaluate
who the best are.
"But the league doesn't
always get the best votes.
Some, in fact, a lot of the
coaches, just might look at the
stats and pick a man without
ever seeing him. Mostly,
though, the votes are accurate
and tell the story."
As usual, Bragan will accom-
pany Suns players to

Montgomery and will attend
the annual league meeting.
there. Many subjects will come
up, including the schedule.
The Suns actually did better
this year with the current five-
game series than in the past,
where teams might go to two
or three cities on a road trip.
-"Going to two cities on a
trip, five games each, is a big
help financially and physical-
ly," Bragan said. "Bus trips at
best are fatiguing and going to
a place to play two or three
times puts a hurt on every'
club's budget.
"Our trips to West Tennessee
(Jackson) and Mississippi are
the longest. Fans may not real-
ize what a drain it puts physi-
cally on the players. They may
be young, but it still tires them
and very often it shows in the
Bragan said that, one thing
he would like to see is competi-
tion to' host the All-Star game.
"It used to be in some
(minor) leagues that teams
played for the honor of host-
ing the All-Star game," Bragan
explained. "That made the
weeks 'leading up to the dead-
line, say July I, exciting for
them and the teams.
"Moving to every city like
now may be a nice thing, but
it takes away from it some of
the excitement to know, for
instance, that Mobile or
Montgomery or even
Jacksontille will host the game
back before the season even
One of the latest change in
Suns roster was the promotion
of catcher Eric Langill to Las
Vegas and bringing up young
catcher Gabriel Gutierrez from
Class A Vero Beach. Gutierrez
will back up A... Ellis in the
absence of first-stringer Brad
"The kid coming up hasn't
developed into a hitter, yet,"
Bragan said, "but he's the best
we have available unless they
trade for a veteran.
"We need hitting now more
than we have all year.
Shoemaker is concerned about
our lack of punch."

Pholo -unm itBea
The Jax Beach 5-6 "C" All Stars finished second in the Lake Lucina T-ball tournament June
17th. Front row, from left: Jake Saraga, Brady Rolison, Kai Torgeson, Xavier Freshwater,
Jacob Acker, Cooper Hall, Mark Caldwell. Top row: Coach Jeff Acker, Easton Flowers,
Zach Anderson, coach Charles Freshwater, Jacob Larson, Alex Boyd, coach Tom Caldwell.

More older runners are

training formarathon

FT rey Warren is 35 :and is
quite active in his exer-
.1.cise regimen. He.goes
through a total body "boot
camp" type workout two or
three days a week, and then
goes for a 30-minute jog on
"the other days. But, he had
never run a marathon.
His wife Inga is 33, and ran
her first marathon in Miami in
January, which was all the
motivation Trey needed to try
one for himself.
"Since she did it, I had to
grove it to myself that I c6uld
.do it as well," said Warren.
Their story is not unique.
More and more people are
running marathons than ever
before, and many people are
running their first marathon
in their 40s, 50s and even later
stages of life. In fact, according
to a Time Magazine report, the
40-plus age group is taking
over the sport, accounting for'
43 percent of marathon partic-
ipants, up from 26 percent 20
years ago.
In addition, 20 percent of
the finishers of the last Boston
Marathon were over age .50,
almost twice that of 20 years
You are never too old to
start to exercise, and exercise is
beneficial at any age, helping
lower weight, reduce blood
pressure and cholesterol and
reducing the risk of
Alzheimer's disease.
Warren, owner of 1st Choice
Appraisals, began his
marathon training some six
months in advance of his first
race, the San Diego Rock and
Roll Marathon.
He got training advice from
his friend Michael Peters, a

r j'


world class triathlete who lives
in Fernandina, as well as from
Runners World Magazine,'
adding that the magazine
"always has great tip for begin-
ners and intermediates includ-
ing training schedules, diets.
and tips for shoes." .
Many who run a marathon
will tell you what a great expe-
rience it was.
"For me, it was great, like a
social event where you happen
to be running. There were
25,000 people lining the
streets cheering you on, rock
and roll'bands every mile or
so, 'and plenty of water and
s snacks to keep you going
along' the way," Warren added. ,
For those who have never
done it, running 26 miles
sounds like a Herculean task.
Warren did say that he felt
"beaten up" and definitely "hit
a wall after running about
three and half hours, but I was
able to get through it," finish-
ing in 4:45.
He then told me that "it was
hard, but not as hard as I
expected once I got into it. At

times you really didn't realize
you are running. Now, run-
ning from Fernandina to
Callahan would be different,
but in this you are so involved
that it was actually fun."
While Warren said that he
would not do marathons fre-
quently, he would do it again
for it definitely gives him a
goal worth training for.
.While the number of people
,participating in marathons is.
up, the number of patients
with marathon-based injuries
is up as well. I have seen more
and more patients with .
injuries that they sustained in
preparation for, or during a,'
Most often people are not
giving themselves ample time
to train for the race, stressing
their body with more than it
can handle so quickly.
Tendonitis, plantar fasciitis
and stress fractures are com-
monly diagnosed.
Warren pointed out that by
following a proven, training
regimen, he was able to avoid
any overuse of over-training
type injuries.

This column is written to dis-
cuss issues regarding sports,
medicine, and safety. It is not
intended to serve as a replace-
ment for treatment by your regu-
lar doctor. It is only designed to
offer guidelines on the prevention,
recognition, and care of injuries
and illness. Specific concerns
should be discussed with your
physician. Mail your questions to
Gregory Smith, MD -
Sportsmedicine, 1250 S. 18th
Street, Suite 204, Fernandina
Beach, Fl 32034.

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Acres 220' waterfront only $149,900 5+
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JAX Beach. Ocean Cay, 3BR/2.5BA +Ilo
2500st, large lenced lot. Slainless steel
appliances, covered porch. large 2 story
family room. Built In 2000. $544,900. Call
SOUTHSIDE OFF Bellorl Brick .home,
3BR 2BA, 1895sl. $284,900. Bring all of-
ters independent Brokers 710-3111.
Oa'?'.ti cK--'lo"be.-'r.'''Gdr'go u'ls' e, Jh t'
beacr trowrihome. 3BR 3.5BA, 2-car ga-
rage Must see. View pholos at
www iansymoon com. 5539K 57,1-9821.
REDUCED. 4BR,2BA, splii plan, wi2 story
workshop Upgrades. Desirable Nepiune
Beach neighborhood. Priced under ap-
. praised value to sell at $424,900. Drive Dy
1525 Forest Ave Molivaled seller
1904)463-7245. -
NEPTUNE BEACH, great ocean breeze.
2-1,2 blocks Irom ocean 4BR1 .5BA. Po-
lenfial tor a molher-in-law addition.
1609sf. healed and A/C and 710st. ot
possible storage. Lot size 89 51x114 42.
Reduced price to $499,000 Call for an
appt. 1904)249-3839 or (904)434-4431
PONTE VEDRA- Dolphin Cove, FSBO.
4BR/2BA, 2-car garage. 1800. sq. n. Ine.
- or & extenor completely renovated. All
new. beautiful yard with sprinkler.
$394,900, 219-1276.
WATERFRONT TO SI Johns River. Cozy
cottage, newly remodeled, buikheaded.
Only 3 minutes to Dunns Creek.
$289,900. Call Vickie Smilh ERA Trend
Realtry (386)972-6494.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townnomes. com-
pletely renovated, new appliances, lix-
lures. tile, cabinels, etc. Convenient to
shopping, IransporTation and entertain-
meni. 832 846 Cavalla Rd $183.500.
Call 563-3615.
spacious 4/2, new rool, 1800sl, $359,900
327-7449 or 607-6143.
ATLANTIC BEACH 2BR/1.5BA renovated
lownnome, 5-blocks to beach $265,000
FSBO, BEAUTIFUL single family
wiDreath making view 2BR-2BA. 1500sf,
Sawgrass. PVB. low prical $277,500.
ig scr lanai, locally renovated incl. custom
cabinets. new appliances, iile floors Gat-
ed community w/ pool. $299,900.

15 ACRE Florida ranch estate. Only
$69,9001 Shon drive to the Gulf of Mexico
Just minutes from 1-10 Won't last Call
nowl (866)950-5263 Ext 650.

Beaches goll course home, 3 bedroom,
2 bath, steam room, 3975 square feet,
dining room, greal room wtllh fireplace.
family room witn wood stove office. open
kitchen. laundry room, enclosed porch,
tIle/ wood Iloors, zoned, central neal- A/C.
Extensive remodeling $330,500 or best
offer Open house/ Inspection Sal/ Sun.
10 5 Home will be sold Sunday evening

Just 4 blocks from the ocean Sold as is"
or tear down & use as a loi. $285,000
Call Mark 591-6976.
FSBO 1YR old 4/2. 2,000sf, 2-car garage,
large lot, oft Girvin and Allantic $335.000.
1483 Laurel Way
Custom built Key Wesl style 2-story, only
3 years young, over 2100sf, located in hid.
den paradise, a marsn ironic community
First floor masler bedroom suite, master
Dalh w/iacuzz, and separate shower Gas
frplc. w/gas appliances, cozy screened
porch, custom draperies, and blinds plus
all appliances convey. Asking $389,900
Call Owner/ Agent Shirley Lee, Assist 2
Sell, Buyers & Sellers Real Estate.
Cell# 568-6909/ office 247-4442. View
online at www.jaxbesthomes.com

32 In Fiddlers Marsh, 3020 La Reserve
Drive. $359.900 19041654-2104. Open
House. Saturday. July 81h 12pm-5pm
3BR FORECLOSURE, only $27,9001 Must
sell. For listings. 800 749-81.24 exi 1490
S. JAX Beach, 3BR'2BA, newly renovat-
ed, 1240st.. $349K. Call 655-3951.
POOL HOME 3BR/1.5Bje"As is" condi-
tion. 1619 Sunset Dryive, Jax Beach.
$275,000 1904) 223-3969. ,
garage, private baclKyard. New paint/
kitchen appliances, Illed throughout.
$297,900. Call (9041273-5236, (904)607-
2BR/2BA, attached garage new rool.
corner lot, community pool, tennis.
REDUCED! $240,000.- Available immedi-
ately. 19041703-8380, (423)768-0384.
SAN PABLO Creek, 3BR/2BA, 1438sf..
fllreplace, screened porch overlooking pre-
serve, new carpet and Ilooring. $260.000

access to Nassau River. 2 68 acres w/gor- PABLO BAY. 4/32, 2400sf. Immaculale,
geous view. $268,000 OBO 241-4876, 2-story $439,900 candiermomes.com.

BEACH/ KERNAN 1.2Ai residential: $150Di u
www.531duval.com (904) 710-2607.
PV FSBO. Build your dream home. Last
1/4 acre buildable lot east of AIA.
$489.900 .
www.realtycneckout.com/-104038 or' call
MURRAY HILL ot 50'x101', residential ,
Green St. $45K. Call 655-3016.
LOT- 50'X100' Vilano Bch. $199.000.
Grace Ellis. All Pro Realty Specialists.
655-7923 celll
9A and Beach Blvd. natural
wetlands/creek. $170,000. OBO. 241-
ing mountain views, lakes, rivers, waler-
falls Homesiles starting @ $39,900. Log
home kits @ $39900 Limited availabiily
Call (888)389-3504 X700. .

5BRi3BA, 3200si., water to golf views.
$799,000, will co-op. (904)716-9236.
INVESTORS S. Jax -Beach, 3BR/2BA,
tenant occupied at $1350/mo $285K.
FSBO. GOOD Starter Homel 618-1
Dutton Island Dr West. Atlantic Beach,
3BR/1. S5BA. New AC, roof, windows,
doors, and appliances. By appolnment
onl.-" "Call" David-7217066S--Tnome),.
T04-233 cell _: L--;'.
large lot, newly remodeled, $287.900,
887-1535. ,
JAX BEACH Beautful like new custom
home 2500sl. in great neighborhood.
1136 24mh Sr. North $439,500. 704-7966.
garage, 1550sl open floor plan. 42" Hick-
ory cabinets, granite counter tops, new
berber carpel bamboo Iloors, $318,000,

3BR/2BA home + duplex, 4 blocks to
ocean, $765.000 Call Kathy Tilhakos Re-
allor. Vanguard Realty. (904)465-3053.
IC WEST off N. Keman, Mt. Pleasant
S/D, 4'2/2. 1850sl, new paint, carpet, tile
& more. $248,500. 318-3719.
LIVE CHEAP-at Jax Beachl This 950st.,
newly redecorated, 2BR/1.5BA townhome
duplex is only a short walk to the beach.
Ceramic tile balnrooms and floors. plush
carpel in bedrooms, CH&A, range, relrig.
erator, DW. laundry room, balcony 6'
fenced yard and concrete idnveway. Live'
in one side and have a $1000 (plusk/mo
rental income from'the other side and
rents ate the beach are rapidly increasingly
This is a very sound investment for the fu-
lure. Only $349,00011 Similar properties
sell for $240,000 Per Sidel 617 Seventh
Avenue South. Jacksonville Beach. Call
Dan Cantrell at 1904)993-1114 or Fax

FSBO ATL BCH. 3BR/2.5BA. 2200sl.
w/numerous upgrades. 249-0812.

3BR.1BA, wood flooring. and blinds,
screened porch, fenced yard. eat-In kitch-
en and large laundry room, close to beach
and park $216,000. 247-9244 or 651-

PONTE VEDRA FAIRFIELD 3BR.2BA Help-U-Sell Coastal Realty
duplex, open lloor plan, screened porcri, NEW LISTING EAST OF A1 A
lagoon view. RV lot, tennis. community PONTE VEDRA BEACH
pool $330,000 (904-1535-8960 Tolally remodeled 4BR/2.5BA, limestone
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 2-4PM Ilooring, slate counterlops, custom cabi-
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 2-4PM neis and signing. Owned by professional
ATLANTIC BEACH. Brand new remod- kitchen. oalh designer GORGEOUSI
eled 2.000 sq h 3BR'2BA 1.5 lot Tin Must seei $549,900
rool, wood Iloors, much morel $479.000. INVESTOR ALERT PVB!
349-2332 241-8229. TWO 1BRIBA .Ioh Ponte Vedra Beach
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, 13 Fairway Condos. upgrades including granite & file
Lane, 4BR.2 5BA. 2400sl home on qot floors, fireplace, custom lighting, private
course winground pool, brick, all applian- beach access, tennis, liness room 1 unit
ces slay $459.999 19041838-8937 currently leased $189.900 & $195 900.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, panially lurnish- Key West style cottage, adorable with
ed. fenced yard, screened-in porch and huqe great room, private backyard, real
deck wiprivare entrance to master bath Ior entenaining, Low maintenance eand-
Greal investment or slater home. escaping. $332,900. Call today for details.
$275 000 (904)247-8004. 1904)635-6943 WINDSOR POINTE CONDO
JAX BEACH- Motivated seller 2BR!2BA, downstairs
Oceanlront beach hideaway, 411 1st SI. unit, fireplace wood floors, 1car garage
S #401. Gorgeous 2BR,'2BA condo. lea- Offered at $154,900.
lures hardwood & Iravertine flooring, gran- PONTE VEDRA BEACH
ilemarble coumnters, stainless sleel appli- Dolphin Cove, PVB, 3BR/2BA, huge cor-
ances. Luxurous master suite wvita spa net lot. all brick, cul-de-sac. updated tile in
lacuzzi. Private gaed pool plus beach ac- main living area. Ready to gol $304.900.
cess. Asking $479,900 MLSW,286330. JOHNS CREEK ICW
ATLANTIC BEACH 3BR,3BA w/large bonus room. popular
Custom built Key West style 2-siory, 1483 floorplan w/formal living/ dining room, cov-
Laurel Way. Only 3 years young, over ered lanai. inground swim spa. Offered at
2100sl, located in hidden paradise, a 5339,500
marshfront community. First floor master HIGHLAND GLEN
bedroom suite, master balh w/jacuzzi and Beaulilul -under construction' home in
separate shower. Gas fireplace w/gas ap- galae community 4 bedrooms plus bonus
pirances. cozy screened porch, custom room, large lo1, 3-car garage and much
draperies. and blinds plus al appliances more Offered at $795.000.
convey Asking $389,900. MLSr290728 SAN PABLO CREEK
Call Owner/Agent Shirley Lee, Assist 2 3BR,2BA home in San Pablo Creek Spa-
Sell, Buyers & Sellers Real Estate. cious floor plan, fenced backyard and.
Cell# 568-6909/ office 247-4442. View backing on to pond. Ohered at $253,900
online at: www.jaxbesthomes.com ST. ANDREWS PLACE ICW
S, 3BR/3BA newly constructed Mercedes
built nome. Huge bonus room looll Land.
FSBO -IMMACULATE .4/2/2, 2300sf In escaped yard and a greal floor plan. Of-
Windsor Chase (Kernan & Beacnh, buill fared at $375 000.
2003. Hardwood. tile, formal living & din- JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Ing. eat-in kitchen w,'42" maple cabinets, Upgraded home in San Pablo Circle,
black appliances, large master bedroom. 3BR/2BA nome w/spacious master suite.
bath, Inside laundry w.'cabinets. springer, : Fenced back yard, large den, immaculate-
security system, community poolplay- ly maintained. Ofered at $328,900.
ground. $349.000 2434 Misty Water Drive FULL SERVICE.; BIG SAVINGS
E 894.7058 Brokers welcome. THE EXPERTS NEXT DOOR
$210,000 TIFFANY PINES, 3BR2BA Call: 904-241-4447
large corner lot, tile floors, new roof, F.'P SELL YOUR HOME STARTING AT $2950
many upgrades. 992-2249 or 514-7152 www.helpusell.com/coastalrealty

On lidal creek almost 1 acre lol, 2,1 block
name w/big workshop and yard. 1719 Gir-
vjn Rd. $449 000 negotiablee, 233-1505
PABLO'BAY- 4/3.5/2, 3400sf.. lakefroni
executive. $589.900 candlethomes.com
327-0558 -
.FSBO -Villages. of Pablo 3/2 approx
1600sl. on cul-de-sac Open floor
plan/split bedrooms. Large backyard on
12-4pm. Call 705-1911 for details.
4BR, 2BA, 2 car gar.. corner lot. circular
driveway Lg open front yard, small private
lenced bacKyara Beaulilul tree snaded
homes close to schools, shopping, beach.
SNeeds TLC Prime cond-iion: $450,000.
As is $350,000 568-1936.

This home lealures in-ground pool, close
to beach, A-raled schools on quier,'cul-de.
sac. 3BR/3BA. remodeled baths, new 18'
tile thru loyer, dining, kitchen, hall New
carpet in separate den, bedrooms, living-
room. New paint inside. $10K below mar-
ket at $349,000. 21 Mackeral St.
FSBO/ Realtor 838-7726. Ask about our
unrepresented Buyer Special.

3BR 2.5-BA;.hardwood, tile gra'nine,-9 'ceil- .
wings, 3 blocks to beach 904-233-8207,
904-838-9943 '
.... ... L _,.

has 3BR's 2BA's. Built in 1998. $590,000
condo, (no stairs). Nice layoul, currently
rented fill March 2007. Makes great in-
vestment property. $119, 900.
CYPRESS CREEK- 3/2, 2 car gar., across
from Mayport Elem. Freshly painted.
COVE- This 4/2 built in 98' has brand new
kii, new carpet, huge screened in covered
patio w/ Ig yard backs up to woods. A
sleal at. $229 900.
do, lots of amenities Currenily leased
until Sept. 301h $195,000.
area, 3/2.5 townhome w/ gar.. lots of
space Reduced to $172.000
ARLINGTON HILLS- Cute 3/2 w/ garage.
Great starter home in nice area. $149,900
area. 3i2, 2 car gar., vinyl siding, stainless
steel appl.. $207,900
ASHLEY WOODS- Like new 4/2, over
2000sl, 3yrs old, $276,000.
241-5501 OR 221-1711
I AKl 'ITV 'FLORIDiA bk.aui.ifll 4BRi2BAD A

downtown., pool front. alarm system,
CHICA, W/D $129.900. 463-3514.
FSBO. 1BR/1BA. Palm ai Marsh Landing.
Perfect location, pnvate marsh view. 846
sq. ft. Newly renovated in 2004. Asking
only $152,000. 476-5280. /
JAX BEACH 2BR/2BA condo, rebuilt In
2002. Walk or bike to Seawalk Pavilion.
Balcony, reserved parking, second floor,
storage unit East of 3rd. $279.900 11th
Ave. N. (904)226-2038 .
GRAND CAY Villas PVB- 3rd floor 2/2
condo, fireplace, wood, tile, upgrades.
$219,900. 904-881-0470.
All new appliances, W/D. $195,000. (904)
13715 N. Richmond Park Dr #305 Wind-
sor Poinie. $186,900. 3BR/2BA, 1500sl.
w/garage. Lowest priced condo in Wind-
sor! Beaulilul family room. bright kitchen &
convenient inside laundry room, gorgeous
master suite w/walk-in closet & private
bahlh Call Assist 2 Sell Buyers & Sellers
Real Estate. 247-4442 or view online @

Designer furnished, 2 master suites. spiral
staircase to ihe loll. 1400sf. Private wood-
ea views amennies galore. $299,900. Call

2 kilcens, 1 acre. $169,000. 386-758- 2 BLOCKS to ocean 2BR,2BA new con-
9746 dos, $279.900, Owner Agent. 463-7343

ICW! BEACH Area, Beautiful home. 4,2/2.
greal neighborhood No money down and
no closing costs $359,900. Call for
details. .Hallmark Realtry Group, Inc.,
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR 2BA,' 1 car ga-
rage. $180,000. Call 655-616P.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Corner Plaza and
East Coast Three 50x130 planed lots
wi5 units. Room for expansion
$2,590,000. Will co-op 338-4828.
PONTE VEDRA, gated. 3/2. Beauliful 1-
story patio home. End unit, Ig private yard.
glass Florida room, gar., upgraded granite
& file. Low Iees coverpool, tennis, sauna,
irrigation, lawn care. Cose to everything.
Move- in readyl $326.900. 280-7167
i.C. WEST- KeRnan Forest 2004 execu-
tive home, 5BR/4BA, 2-car, 2,650+s I.
$409,500. independent brokers 710-3111.

JAX BCH new 3/2 w/ garage, $269,900
consider lease purchase. Owner/ agent
PONTE' VEDRA Bch condo for sale oy
owner 302 w/ garage, lake/ gollcourse
view from Ig scr. lanai. New bath & A/C,
conan counters, Irpic., vaulted ceilings.
$294.900. 273-8172.
PVCONDO, 1/1 -- LOFT. Call Richard,
Newquisl @' 904-422-5091 or go to
Coral Shores Realty
2,'2/plus: New Lake View. www.forsale-
byownercenler.com/44054. $219K (727)
OCEAN LINKS 2BRi2BA, 1-car garage
Golt course 8 lake views. Updated. new
paint, now available. $235.000. 535-7234

2BR!2BA CONDO. 1-mile to beach, close
to shopping, granile countertops, wood &
barber throughout, w/marsh view. Gated
community including gym, pool, & tennis.
Will consider ren ealo own. $1,500 toward
closing cost. Call Ted (904) 537-7896.
FSBO THE Palms, 3BR/2BA, 1st FlOor, All
amenities.-$225,000, 241-3471.
OCEANFRONT'2/2, garage, pool, views
from every room. $549,000. Owner/ agent
JAX BEACH 2BR/2BA Condo w'1-car ga-
rage. W.'D, lulily equipped kitchen. Ireshly
painted. $245,000 Call Sean (904).994-.
4297. ,-' li"
PV BCH 2BR/ 2BA. $187,200. Grace Ellis,.
All Pro Realty Specialisis. 655-7923 Icell).

.1 -.-. IixIZHgJil

Priced to sell at $205,000 Call Kainy Tilla-
kos. Van Guard Realty. 465-3053.
JAX BEACH 2BR,2BA ground level con-
do garage in a gated retreat and close
to everything Otffers a nice floor plan,
neutral decor throughout, all kitchen appli-
ances are a year old. $204.900 285-3014.
ihe street rom the beach staring at
$499K Ready 2008. Call Rene L Baron,
Inc. 242-2821.
GRAND CAY 1BR/1BA, 1st floor unit.
$143.000. Call 543-0250
THE PALMS at Marsh Landing- l!1 w/ ga-
rage. 1st lioor, marsh view. $159,900.
Owner will co-op 2.5',. Call Lidlya


Completely remodeled home. You will lail
in LOVE with this 28 X 56 Redman 3/2
MH on 1 acre In Melrose, Florida Only
$89,900. Call to see home or pictures on
the Internet. 352-475-2283
DOUBLE WIDE in park near beaches
Built-In'2000. $39,900. 614-6875.
ATLANTIC BEACH. Like new, large.
3BR/2BA single, 1215sl, w/carpon, deck,
all GE kitchen, CH&A, washer/dryer, new
carpet. Many upgrades Financing availa-
ble. Rebecca, 246-7684.
PALM HARBOR Homes, factory model
center largest in Amenca! Modular and
manufactured. Liquidation salel Call for
free color brochures. (800)622-2832.
PORTSIDE 2BRil.5BA remodeled, lami
nate floors, all appliances, custom deck
and shed. Call 762-1776.

OFFICE CONDO' 1000sl, excellent loca-
tion, 1401 Penman Rd $269,900 Call

Srockon...ATradicion Since 1884

875 924 BeUeza Ponte Vedra 1/1 934
$1 L50 72 The Fountains Ponte Vedra 2/2 1260
$1175 1216BeLleza Ponte Vedra 2/2 1112
$1195 133Btmun Court Pome Vedra 2/2 1200
$1200 925 Ocean Links Pomne Vedra 2/2 I 150
$1200 825 Ocean Links "Ponte Vedra 2/2 1150
$1200 834 Ocean Links Ponte Vedra 2/2 1150
$1250 215 Cranes Lake Ponte Vedra ,2/2 1200
$1300 2 The Fountains Ponte Vedra 3/2.5 1510
$1400 811 Ocean Links Ponte Vedra 3/2 1600
$1550 2806 St. Marc Court Ponte Vedra/L'Atrium 2/2+den Ib00
$1550 371 19th Street Alantic Beach 3/2 loft 2150
$1600 228 Tarrasa Dnve Jax/Pablo Point 3/2 2001)
$1675 337 Charlemagne PV/Fiddler's Marsh 3/2 1650
$1995 106 Bermuda Bay- Ponte Vedra 3/2 1700
$2000 6033 Bndgewater Circle Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass TPC 3/2.5 2000
$2000 3343 Lighthoune Pointe Lane Ja\ Beach. 3/3 2144
$2000 2001 Windjammer Ln South Ponte Vedra 3/3.5 +okc 3009 -
$2000 105 Camino Trail Ponme Vedra/Sawgrass T'PC3/2 5 2350
$2200 13 Players Club Vdla Poile Vedra/Sae grass TPC3/3 2200
$2200 144 Shelby Cove Court Ponte Vedra/Marsh Coae 4/2 5 2000
$2300 ,l.A zaeai Poan, DDi.eSouth Ponte 'Vedr/fraifield 4/2 2300
$25,-,, 32.B e- .Ponte VedralSagrdassTPC4/2.5 .. 3000
2500 117 Deer Cove ne'. Pone Vdra/Marsh Landing 4/2.5 2000
$2600 .. 9,910 Preston Trail Ponte Vedra/SawAgrass CC 3/2 5 2900
$2700 S04 MeiropoLitafi Jax Beach 3/2 1799
,$2700 806 Metropolitan Jax Beach 3/2 1756
$2800 70 Beach Cottage Lane Atlantic Beach 4/4 2800
$3000 628 Preserve VieC Dn've Palm Valley/Marsh Hlarbor4/4+bonus rm3100
$3000 408 Berkmnan Plaza JaV/Downtown Rtuerfront 2/2+ioft 2100
$3000 2451 South Ponte Vedri Blvd. South PonLe Vedra 3/2.5 3500
$3800 13r057 Highland Glen Way S Jax/Highland Glen 5/5+bonus rm 3879

$1100 16 Fisherman Cove Sawgrass Country Club 2/2 1450
1 100/" k49 Tifton Way North Sawgrass Country Club 2/2.5 1500
$1200/wk75 Tifton Way North Sawgrass Country Club 2/2/den f500
$1200/wk 21 Little Bay Harbor Sawgrass Country Club 2/2 2100
$1300/w-k 17"' Ave. North w/pool Jax Beach 3/1.5 1500
$1500/wk Beach Club Villas Sawgrass Beach Club Eff. 600
$1600/vAk 2839 S. Ponie Vedra S. Ponte Vedra 3/1 5 1500
$1700 741 Spinnakers Reach Sawgrass Beach Club 1/1-. 700
$1700 743 Spinnakers Reach Sawgrass Beach Club 1/1 700
$1800/wk 2503 S Ponte Vedra S. PonteVedra 3/2.5 2100
$1800/wvk The Retreat Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront 2/2 1600
$2000 Vista Del Mar Jax Beach/Oceanside 3/2 1700
$2200 Quail Point I Sawgrass Country Club 2/2 1800
$2400 3494 Coastal Hwy Vilano Beach i 3/2 1600
$2400 444 La Reserve Circle Ponte Vedra/L'Atriim 2/2toffice 1600
$2500 92 Titon Wa) North Sawgrass Country Club 3/2 1900
$2500 117 Deer Cove Drive Ponte Vedra/Marsh Landing 4/2 5 2000
$2500iwk 728 Oceanfront NeptuneBeach/Oceanfront 3/2.5 .miptrn 2600
$2600 826 Spinnakers Reach Sawgrass/Beach Club 1/1.5 1100
$2700/wk 2824 Coastal-Hwy Vilano Beach/Oceanfront 6/4 4000
$3000 Walkers Ridge/Pool Sawgrass Country Club 3/2 2100
$4000 408 Berkman Plaza Jax/Downtown Riverfront 2/2+loft 2100
$5500 1931 Beach Avei3mo.min.) Atlantic Beach 3/3- 2400
"Other furnished properties also available
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0 Unfurmished Homes L'atrium PV 2BR/2BA home w/new Unfurnished Condos
S Marsh View SPV 4BR/4BA. Ocean carpet and tile, fireplace. 2 car garage. Summerhouse PV
' views. all upgraded. $2200/mo. $1300/mo. Newly renovated, new carpet, baths, kitchen, .
S4BR/4BA Townhouse %w/elevator. 2800 Sea Hawk PV 2BR/2BA. Unit in great tile, fireplace, walk to shops, great amenities. '
sqft, beach access, attached garage. condition. all appliances, club pool and 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor. $1195mo.
$2200/mo. tennis. S1295/mo. 2BR/2BA, furnished. $1495/mo
Fairfield PV 3BR/2.5BA, two story Las Palmas PV 3BR/2BA duplex Palms at Marsh Landing JB
home wv/screened porch on water, 2 car w/new carpet, new kitchen, garage, fresh Screened porch, tile floors
garage. $1950/mo. paint. $1200/mo. 2BR/2BA. Ground floor. $995/mo.
Solano Cay PV 4BR/2.5BA, two story Famished Homes 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top unit, vaulted .
home 'w/spacious floor plan, patio, comm. Villages of Vilano SPV 2BR/2BA,: ceilings. $1100/mno..- -'
pool. $1700/mo. oceanfront condo, wood floors, upgrades, Villas at Marsh Landing JB
Dolphin Cove PV 4BR/2BA. Home w/ garage, amenities. Fireplace, screened porch, garage .1
I all new interior, tile floors, garage, fenced $1700/mo. 2BR/2BA, 1st floor,,wood floors. $1100/mo. '
backyard. $1600/mo. Intracoastal West Ocean Links PV
r Seaside PV 3BR/2BA,. home Wolf Creek Hodges 2BR/2.5BA brand .Screened porch, fireplace, amenities'. ,
w/sunroom, private backyard. patio, new townhouse, screened porch, preserve 2BR/2BA, ground floor. $1100/mo.
i comm. pool. $1500/mo. views, amenities. $1095/mo.'
0 Beach Walk SPV 2BR/2BA; home has Point Meadows Gate Pkwy 3BR/2BA '
screenedd porch, wood deck on lagoon, bch 4th floor w/elevator, all appliances, fitness I REIMAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE ,
Shannon Smith
access. $1500/mo center, club pool. $1200/mo. (904) 285-5640
1Penman Road NB 3BR/2BAhome w/ PabloPoint-SaulPabloe 3BR/2BAhome ttebeahes.com
screened porch, fenced backyard, large lot. on large lot, tile floors; fenced backyard,
7q $1300/mo. two car garage. $1500/mo. :

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July 4, 2006 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader rage 3D

RETAIL SPACE for rent. 1000sf. on Pen-
man Rd. In Jax Beach. Call for details
PROPERTY FOR Sale..331 4th Ave. S.
Jax Beach, Florida. 221-1565.

ATLANTIC BEACH Lg 1 & 2BR Apt, dish-
washer, pool, near stores and bus.
$560/mo & up, + deposit, no pets, nice
place to live, 246-8537.
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JAX BEACH Apartment, 2BR/IBA. Newly
renovated. Washer/dryer. Quiet area.
$850/mo+ deposit. 201 North 9th St.
246-9162, ext #0.

JAX BEACH Brand New 2BR/2BA.
-washer/dryer, pets OK. $1200/mo.
(904)415-1576.- .
JAX BEACH. Premium Oceanview.
Renovated. Hardwood floors, Dishwasher,
CH&A. 1BR/1BA, $700/mo., $800/mo,
$850/mo. (904)859-1301, 553-1354.

NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Clean, rice
1BR apt. w/ garden atrium. $750/mo.
Avail. soon spacious 2BR. 247-1417.
RlflfIflfA WTrAiILinMa- f Ai l4' -k Ct

THE WOODS, 4/2. 2500sf., cul-de-Osac.
sunroom, LR/ DR, EIK. $1700/mo. TDO
Mgmnt. 246-1125. tdorealestate.com
Gated community, fitness center, W/D.
lawn & pool service Included. $2,900/mo.

KENSINGTON 3/BR/2BA, fireplace, com-
munity pool, close to shopping. No Pets.
1704 Wildwood Creek Lane S1.100/mo. +
deposit. 246-6976.
W'BEACHES, 3/2, LR/ DR combo, fire-
place, EIK, split BR's, patio, cath. ceilings.
$1100/mo TDO Mgmlt. Svc. 246-1125
15 SANDRA Dr., 4 blocks to beach,
4BR/2BA. 51245/mo. +security deposit

ATLANTIC BCH 3/2 walk to Beach and
park, large private fenced back yard,
$1325/mo. Available immediately. Call
PVB 3BR/2.5BA, 2-car garage, deck, Ja-
cuzzi, on lake. community pool
$1,600/mo. + deposit. 242-2534, 333-
4BR/2BA, Immaculate home, lawn and
pest.control Included, full use of Immeni-
ties. $1475/mo. +51475/sec. deposit Call

D3BR/2BA TONUVVnivi- ou weta, i1n ,1. .
Atlanlic.Beach, $9001mo., 370-0042. ATLANTIC BEACH
3/2 nouse, Cypress Cove $995/mo.
JAX BEACH, Beautiful. 2BR/2BA, Avail 7/3.
4 blocks to:.ocean, fireplace, WDHU. PONTE VEDRA
$1025/mo. (904)742-6423. PONTLIE VCEDRA
2BR/1.5BA townhome, Atl Bch, CH&A, 4/2, 1 car garage,-avail. 8/15, S1300/mo.
washer/ dryer/ micro included, $1000/mo. .
sec. deposit, $1000/mo'.,rent.'No pets, : IW
walk to beaoh/ town center. Close to base KENSINGTON
& bus line. 'Pertect for military. Call 3/2, cul-de-sarc, $1250/mo.
(904)655-5587.' 3/2, avail. 7/15, $1150/mo.
PV TOWNHOME on lake, 2BR/2.5BA, 4/2, 2 car gar., avail. 7/15, $1295/mo.
ready now. $1000/mo. +dep. 699-7757. LANDING AT CROSS CREEK
LARGE EFFICIENCY Apartment,. excel- 4/2., off Kerrnin, avail..now, $1295/mo.
lerit location, 2 blocks, to Ocean, very VILLAS AT.CROSS CREEK
clean. No pets. $575/mq 642-1214 or 3/2, 2 car gar., avail. now, $1095/mo.
S3BR2BA, 2 car garage, $1495/mo.
1BR/1BA. $1200/mo. Flexible lerms. Own- 3/2, $1395/mo.
er/ Realtor. June Pettitl. Magnolia Proper- BELMONT LAKES
ties. .994-3608. 3/2, 2 car garage, $1395/mo.
NEAR PONTE vedra 1 block"to 'beach, KERNANLAKES ,
quiet area, 2/1. 'front apartment, CH&A, 3BR 2BA, 2 car garage, $1395/mo.
wasner/ dryer included. $895/mo., lease KERNAN FOREST
deposit 993-1118 4/2, $1425/mo.
ONE BLOCK TO BEACH 3/2, 1200/mo.
2BR/2BA patio home, Neptune Beach, tile RIVERBROOK
floors, indoor storage room, large land- 4/2.2 cir garage, $1495/mo,
escaped patio, dishwasher, WDHU, re- ARLINGTON
served parking. $1150/mo. 993-2555 MERRILL PINES
www.BeachesApanmenls.com Brand new condos
LARGE! 1BEDROOM. Jax Beach, 1 1/2 3BR 2BA $950/mo. & $975/mo.
blocks to ocean. CH/CA, real nice.. Call SOUTHSIDE
613-7377. EL VILLAGIO
3/2, $'1295/mo.
1 BR, large patio, ceramic tile, W/D, walk- Brand new 2/2 5, 1 car gar. condo,
in closet, reserved parking. $875/mo. $1:200/mo.
Ocean View, 160 7th Ave. N. 993-2555 POTTSBURG CROSSING
www BeachesApanments.com 3BR 2.5BA condo, 1 car gar..'$1100/mo.
SHADY PORCH- Atlantic Beach 2/2, 1133sf, ready nowl $950/mo
2BR/1.5BA Townhouse $925/mo. Lawn SUTTON LAKES
care/ pest control included Small pets 3/2, 2 car garage, avail 8/15, $1195/mo.
considered (904)242-0257. IRONWOOD- ST. LUKES AREA
JAX BEACH, 4 Blocks to Ocean. 3/2.5, 2 car gar., brand new townhome,
1BR/1BA Apartment. $550/mo. 220 4th $1350/mo.
Street So. (904)891-0806, (352)478-2161 NORTH JACKSONVILLE.
IBR.'BA, CH/CA. WDH, tile, barber .car- 4/3, 51500/mo.
pet, fenced yard, garage, all new, 'pet okay"r 'ALE AMMOs K 4 I
wdeposh', $895/mo. deposit. B-a4-.,' ..".a, 2 605C 9e,"400sf; '400)k.. 1I

APTS 241-5501 OR 221-1711.

nouse 1 mile west of Mayport ferry,
Heckscher Drive $1195/mo 733-3730.
MOBILE HOMES. $500 to $550, ,on pri-
vate lots. Near Maypon Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2.5BA Townhouse, 6
blocks to beach, fireplace. WDHU, ga-
rage, $1300/mo 1904)742-6423.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very 'clean No Pets
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219. :
2BR/2BA, CH&A. lenced backyard 1278
Wonderwood Dr. $790/mo. $700/dep.
280-2728, leave message.
PONTE VEDRA. Newly Renovated, re-
sort atmosphere, 2-story, 1BR/IBA, end
unit, washer/dryer included. .$925/mo.
OCEANFRONT 1BR/ 1BA; 108 orange St.
Nep Bch. downstairs. $1200/mo mincl. util.
avail 8/1. (661)803-6275.
1 BEDROOM apartment, walk to beach,
west of 3rd street. No pels. $575/mo. +de-
posit. 242-0189, 616-6227.

JAX BEACH- 3BR/2BA beach house. 111
9th Ave. So.. across from beach,
JAX BEACH townhome, 2BR/1.5BA,
WDHU, tile floors throughout. fenced yard,
pels ok w/deposit. $1070/mo., includes
awn maintenance, 887 8th Ave. South,
PVB, 3BR/2BA home, close to beach,
comm. pool, 2-car garage $1450/mo
BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA home w/2 car ga-
rage in Cypress Cove. Overlooks the
Marsh and Intracoastal, spectacular sun:
set views, 1244sl, $1300/mo., Call
VILLAGES OF Pablo 4/2, 2400sf.. FR.
DR, office, sunroom. $1600/mo Avail. 7/1.
TDO Mgmnt. 246-1125.
conv. to 3BR)/2BA. $1550/mo. Ask about
8/1 occ. incentive. 993-3658

4BR/2BA, oak Iloors, rear deck w/hoi tub ,
$1350/mo. 813-5315.
ICW 3BR/2BA. 2 car garage $1250/mo
No smoking. Call 613-1595.
JAX BCH, 3BR/2BA in Riptide. All applian.
ces.' Fenced. Pets OK. $1600/mo. .dep.
Available, July: 424-8217.

bedrooms.,. Sunroom, fenced, walk to
school. Avail. 8/1 $1550/mo. .339-1384,

PVB LAKEVIEW 1BR/1BA, Iplc., 1-car
gar.. free cable; comm. pool. $850,mo.
(option to buy) 545-3156.
PVB- 2BR/2BA Condo, Unit 107, gated,
lanai, fireplace, lop floor, premo pool' lake
view, adjacent clubhouse, newly renovat-
ed, beach access,' Rdsort,amenilies, Al1A
next to TPC, convenient JTB, right price
$1150/mo., FRBO 338-4137
OCEAN FRONT, Jax Beach, 1/1 no pels,
no smoking, completely furnished,
ATLANTIC BCH, min. 31mo. lease, ocean-
front, sleeps 4. $1500/mo. (952)471-9667.
OCEAN FRONT- 1 bedroom Penthouse,
Jax Beach, pool, $.1550 Lease, magical.
Iloor, new carpet, appi., W/D, frplc. Avail
now, $995/mo. 403-1998.
1BR/1BA, THE Grand Reserve. golf
course view. Close to UNF and Beaches
Swimming pool, hot tub, gym, volleyball &
tennis court. Washer & Dryer Included.
$850/mo., lyr lease. Call Jonathan 904-
22 SEAWINDS Lane PVB Excellent condi-
tion townhome, 3BR/2BA. $1500/mo.
longterm (404)964-2741.
JAX BCH new 3/2 w/ garage, consider
lease purchase, $1400/mo 463-7343
ICW- GRAND Reserve @ Windsor Park
Golf. 2BR/2BA, former model, huge clos-
ets, hardwood, granite, tile, W/D, and ga-
rage. 904-536-1170. $1100/mo.
PVB 2BR 2.5BA Iownhome. lakeiront,
pool, tennis courts, $1200/mo. 707-4847.
ATL BCH 2BR/2BA. sleps to beach,
$1200/mo. Pets ok. 904-415-1576.
BETWEEN UNF and Beaches- Spacious
2/2 condo, vaulted ceilings, overlooking
quiet preserve, pool/ gym, W/D in unit
$1100/mo. 904-962-0183.

1ST FLOOR, end unit, 2/2,all new applian-
ces. Totally renovated, 5 star resort. No
smoking, $999/mo Call 349-7988. Owner
licensed agent.
PVB, 1BR/1BA. Elegantly fumished. Steps
to Ocean Garage, $1600!mo. 708-4022.
OCEANFRONT- JAX Bcn, 2/2, furnished,
beaulllul views. 5th Floor. $1,950/mo.
1mo minimum 571-6678.
2/2 CONDO, 221 S 6th Ave., JB, Unit B.
$1000/mo. 705-4027 Owneri realtor.
floor, river view, 1BR IBA, furnished,
$1850/mo. 993-8877.
2BR/2BA CONDO al The Palms of Marsh
Landing, lots of amenities, W/D, lakeview.
1st floor. $1125/mo $200 off firsi month
rent. (904)553-2161
PVB CONDO- beautiluliy renovated 2/2.
new appliances, wood floors, fireplace,
w/d. beach access, 5 star amenities,
SOOO/mo. iLong Term), 386-837-2799,
PVB GRAND Cay Villas, 1BR+ large den/
guest room. Beautiful forest view. vaulted
ceilings, plans every room. Fireplace. w/d
Gated, pool, not tub, amenities $950'mo.
garage (avail). (904)940-7854.
SOUTHSIDE BISHOP Court Condo's 1/1,
W/D included. 2 pools, gym, gated, close
to UNF. $900/mo 1727)735-5959.

homes. Weekly/montnly. Visit us atl:
jaxbeachrental.com or 535-3911 or
535-3828. '
OCEANFRONT, 1BR furnished condos,
weekly or monlnly. (904)463-7343
ATL BCH 3BR Rouse, beautifully furnish-
ed, walk to ocean. 51650/mo. 993-3226.

S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Moninly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www.rentlacksonviliebeach com
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call

WASHER/ DRYER, Cable, internet Utilit-
ies included. Pool. $120/wk 994 0943.
ROOMMATE, SHARE House. $500/mo.
includes utilities. 3 miles to Beach. Call
221 -6646. .
PONTE VEDRA pool home. Ouiet profes-
sional seeking roommate to share
3BR/3BA home. Refs required. $450-
$650/mo. 1st -security. 838-7726.
ROOM FOR Renl. 1 mile 'to oeacn,
$525/mo incl. all, lirsi & last. 314-4478.
fees and utilities. Exclusive Miravista.
galed. pool, not tub. health club waler-
Iront w/marina view Room has own bath-
room, brand new large unit, 2700st.

ROOM FOR RENT Neptune Beach. $525
plus deposit and share utilities. 521-8473.
ATL BEACH room w/oath ulllities includ-
ed. washer/ dryer, $550/mo. deposit.
249-6221, 868-5208.

Therapy office, San Marco area. $350/mo..
Call Tnsh at 463-0222.

FOR SALE, 1330st. office building
& 1610sf. office building, at beaches.
514rl09020 ... .... ....: _-. -..... .- ,
tion.iarea on Beach Blvd. .$375/mo, in-
cludes utilities, janitorial, high speed inter-
net 465-2505

3750s1 mulli-purpose building for lease.
Can be divided, Call lor details,
343-1919. 249-3214.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2113 Flonda Blvd.
Great office building, plenty ol parking, on
two lois, 3450si, 993-4011

BOXER MIXED, neutered, dog and child
.Iriendly, fenced-yard. 607-2124.
PET SITTING, in your home Dog walking.
Responsible, mature. Call Kirty, 874-6062.
FREE 9 week old tabby kitten to good
home. Call Kanie at 708-5299.
BIG BEAUTIFUL black & white tuxedo cal.
male, declawed/ neutered. 7 -, 8 yis old.
Free only to a loving home: 273-7864.
ONE YEAR old Welmaraner/ American
Bull mix, male, neutered, all shots up to
date Beautiul friendly family pet loves to
play 249-6439.

ROTTWEILER, 13 weeks', all shots. $200
Call 821-8499 or 735-7495
PAPILLON PUPPIES- excellent homes
only, lullgrown weight. 5lbs. $800
MALE KITTENS- Adorable 12week old
boys need to be adopted. Have current
shors and are neutered. Adoption fee
and application approval required. Call

HOMELESS PETS lor adoption- Cats &
doqs. 246-3600.

IF YOU are Interested In advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email classilied@beachesleader.com

DIVORCE $2751$350. Covers children,
etc. Only one signature required Excludes
govt. fees Call weekdays (800)462-2000
ext.600. (8am-7pm) Alta Divorce, LLC.
Established 1977.
ARRESTED? ACCUSED? Accident vic-
tim? Hun? Talk lo a lawyer Now. Call 24
Hours. Personal Injury and Criminal De-
fense. A-A-A Attorney Relerral Service
(888)733-5342 Protlect Your Rights

w/garage $1250/mo. Avail. 8/1/06. Call
655-2207, visit: www.569.cjb.net
PVB EAST of A1A. 3BR/2.5BA Private
yard w/heated pool and spa. Walk to the
eacn. $2,150./mo 280-5707.

ATTEND COLLEGE online from home.
Medical, Business, Paralegal, Computers,
Criminal Justice. Job placement assis-
lance. Computer provided. Financial aid it
qualified. 1866)858-2121 www.OnllneTide-
HEAVY EOUIPMENT Operator training for
employment: Bulldozers, Backhoes. Load-
ers, Dump Trucks, Graders, Scrapers, Ex-
cavators; Nabonal Centilcalion, JOD Place-
ment Assistance; Associated Training
Services (800)251-3274 www.equipment-
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classilled@beachesleader.com
your driving career] Offering courses .in
CDL A One tuition feel Many payment op-
tionsal No registration feel (888)808-5947

All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning also available
241-4954, 655-3300.
HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator Certified
Hands on Traniing. ob Placement Assis-
lance. Call Toll Free (866)933-1575. As-
sociated Training Services, 5177 Homo-
sassa Trail. Lecanlto. Florida. 3446.1

LOOKING FOR applicant w/positive atti-
rude for early evenings and weekends in
PV orlice. Contact Beverly 273-4300.
HOUR. Clientele provided. Mgt. oppor-
tunity, benefits. Supercuts, A1A & But-
ler Blvd. 273-2888.
LMT NEEDED part-time for busy chiro ol-
lice. NMT training a must Clinic exp pre-
lerred.Fax resume to 904.645-3483..

needed by small Beaches manufactunng
co., 20-30 hours per week, M-F.,'.Flexible
schedule, skills in Peachtree. Excel and
Windows a plus. Accounting & budgeting
experience needed. Call 249-3545 or lax
resume to 249-1120,. or e-mail

SOUTH JAX Beach Commercial Insur-
ance Agency seeks P/T Clerical help.
Clerical experience, preferred. Initaily
20hrs. per week. Excellent pay and work
environment. If hours grow excellent ben-
efits will apply. Fax resume to 241-5557.
St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Green
Cove Springs, (904)284-1808.,

NEED "SHADOW" to assist first grade
student with school work and activities at
small, private Jax Bch school. Ideally
Monday- Friday 8-30am-12noon. (Oppor-
lunitles at oiner times also available.)
Email resume::
ABSENT ANSWER Is, looking for happy
people to work PT. shifhs, evenings. &
weekends. Will train. Greal pay. Call today
',. .
VENUS Call Center is looking for Order
Entry Repis. to take incoming calls from
our customers ordering from our catalogs
Excellent communications skills/ keyboard
skills as well as a background in customer
service is required. Day & Night part-time
shifts available. Class starts August 1,
2006 for two weeks. Paid training is trom
4pm-11pm, Monday -Friday. Call our job
line for immediate. consideration.
645-6000 prompt 2. EOE.

'WE NEED ironing done weekly. Call
543-0256 for details.

AIDE, P/r. Busy orlnopedic clinic Experi-
ence preferred,, but not required. Flexible
hours. Rale depends' on experience. Fax
resume to: (904)285-4663..

dinator- Tired of spending gas money to
get to the city? Looking for smaller office
setting w/great benefits including profit
snanng? Allantic Beach office. Minimum 3
yrs. A/R. 2 yrs. A/P, 3yrs. customer serv-
ice Computer/intemet literate. Financing/
title work/ Quickbooks experience a plus.
www.lransiiplus.com. Smoke free office.
Fax resume 221-2705 Specify position
desired on tax.

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Full-Time. 3pm-llpm at a premier retire-
meni community. Some weekends and
holidays. -Excelleni Denelils and great
work environment Applications available
a1 Fleet Landing Secunry Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach. FL 32233;
Fax to 904-246-9447; email to
lobs@fleetlanding.com EOE' Drug-tree
Workplace. '
Clerk, salary open, needed immediately,
249-3862, call for an appt.
COUNTER HELP, Ponte Veara area,
FT/PT, Call 285-5644..
BEACHES CAR Wash- full dme help
needed, Wages negoliable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.

ATLANTIC Beach van/ minibus dealership
seeking self-motivated individuals. High
year end; computer/ Interner lIterale.
clean driving record. Draw vs Commis-
sion. Excellent benefits to include profit
sharing. CDL license preferred, but will
train..www.transitplus.com Fax resume:
221-2705. Specify position desired on fax.

THE PIE HOLE (serves breakfast, lunch
and pizza). Now hiring store manager,
waite staff and cooks for local Mayport
Cale. Apply within 1487-9 Mayport Rd.

Some hands on experience with Iools re-
quired.. Ability to problem solve on Ine job F
ork independently with little to no super-
vision. People oriented.' Paid .training. Ve-
hicles and tools' provided. Earning poien-
tial 50K based on skill and quality. Medical
benefits pnd 401K. All Interested parties
contact 800-633-0213. Fill out an applica-
.tion at- our showroom, 3520 Agricultural
Center Dr Ste 310, St. Augustine, FL .

employs individuals -in, a variety of posi-
lions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person 11t N. 3rd St., 2nd
floor, call 247-6263, send an email to per-
sonnel@jaxbchll.net, or visit our website
www.JacksonvilleBeach.org Drug free
work environment, EOE, VP.
FIRST CHOICE Home Improvements.
Needs skilled carpenters & tree climbers.
F/T MAINTENANCE Tech Ior apartment
.community at Ine beach. Must have 3yrs.
-exp. and H.V.A.C. certilicalion Good pay
& benefits. Call 904-246-6474 or lax
resume 904-246-1085.
TRAINERS FOR Day Program. Work with
M.R./DD adults. Mpnday-Fnday, '8am-
4pm Apply 850 61h Ave. South, Suite 500.
249-8556. EOE/ DFWP.

Drivers part-time and full-time. Be a mem-
ber of a great team. Join our Recreation
Department at a premier retirement corn-
munity. Fun work environment. Class C
CDL: Passenger Endorsement License
Required. Must be able fo set up and
break down for special events. Competi-
tive wages and excellent benefits. Applica-
tions available at Fleet Landing Security
'Gate, One Fleet Laniding Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233, Fax to 904-246-9447;
email to jobs@Ileetlanding.com.
EOE/Drug-Iree workplace. -

Good salary and benefits. Apply 223-
1111 Don. Sr. Ext. 229.

BOND'S BBO in Neptune Beach is ac-
cepting applications for server & cashiers.
-FT/PT. Apply in person 2-4pm daily.
HERE'S FRED Golf Co. needs office per-
son & UPS shipping clerk w/ expenence
645-9790, 2205 St. John's Bluff Rd.
efits, 401k, flexible schedule Detail onent-
ed individual. Starting pay negotiated Goll
privileges. Phoner (904)246-4827, email:
accounting@selvamarina.com; or fax re-
sume to 246-9121. DFWP.

SEEKING SEAMSTRESS, exp. preferred
but not needed. Fax resume 221-6413-or
call 221-6412.-

SLiquor Store Clerk, Bartender, Door
Guy, Must be able to work days, nights,
weekends, and holidays. 'Must pass drug
test and background heck. Call Robert @

able cleaning help. Residential/Commer-
cial. Call 242-9358.
Flexible hours, no weekends, excellent
pay. Transportation & phone required.
Lawn service seeks Individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
cal position with benefits M-F. Please ap-
ply at 95 LevyRd., Atlantic Bch.
F/T and P/T,' commission only. Must have
dependable transportation. Call 996-0233
or apply at www.cfs-florida.com:
preferred. ALSO: Receptionist, vetlinary
experience required. Apply In person,
1210 3rd Street North, Jax Beach.
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader July t, L.UU

Full Time: Small Engine Mechanic/ Punch
Out at a premier retirement community.
Excellent benefits. Applications at Fleet
Landing Security Gate. One Fleet Landing
Blvd. Atlantic Beach. FL. Fax to 904-246-
9447: email to Job@flooeetlanding.com
EOE. Drug-Free Workplace.

SWIMM!INQ POOL Construction. Top
paya benefits. Palace Pools. 998-1811,
11655 Central Pkwy #313, Jax, FL

DRIVER- Hiring qualified drivers for Cen-
tral Florida local and national OTR posi-
tions. Food grade tanker, no hazmal, no
pumps.' Great benefits, competitive pay
and new equipment. Need 2 years experi-
ence. Call 'Bynum Transport for your op-
portunity tqday; (800)741-7950.
DRIVERS;: EXPANDING Fleet offering
Regional/OTR runs. Excellent Benefits,
Weekend .Hometime, Outstanding Pay
Package. Le1e, Purchase on '07 Peter-
bills. CDL-A Required. NATIONAL CAR-
RIERS (888)707-7729
AM & PM Line Cooks. Kitchen Prep & Util-
ties. Good money, casual atmosphere,
Very busy. great people to work with.
CAR -AULING. Southeast Region.
$1,100+iweek! Great Home Timel Com-
pany Paid Benefits! Paid training tor driv-
ers with minimum 1 year OTR expen-
ence.l (912)571-9668 or (866)413-3074.

FRONT DESK Person. Busy medical clin-
ic $9-10/nr., negotiable, w/benelits. Fax
resume to: 285-4663.
Cusjoer Service, parts, warranties, vehl-
cie.cbeck in, clean driving record. CDL, II-
'cense preferred self morivated general of-
fice work, compulgr/ internet liteate. ex-
cellent benefits including protir sharing,
smoke free office, Atlantic Beach,
www.transitplus.com Specify position on.
fax res(tme 221-2705
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital looking
for a Vetennary Technician, exp. required.
Apply ihin 28 Corona Rd., 285-7924.
i .TAoI'dRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required-. Call Apnl, 246-9999.
SILK PRESSER, Ponle Vedra area, guar-
anteed hours. 285-5644.
CUSTOM Intenor Trim Carpenter need-
ed., any carpentry experience a plus.
Beaches and Ponte Vedra areas. Call Tim
PAINTERS.AND Painter's Helpers need-
ed. must nave own transportation and
hand tools Pays $8-$22 per hour with
overtime. Work is nonh of Dames Point
Bridge. Dental. Health, Life Insurance, &
vacationn 904-910-7862
tits, 401K. Ilexible schedule Goil privilege
as. Pnone 904-246-4827. email.
accounting@selvamarina.com or lax re-
sume to 246-9121. DFWP.
CARPENTER (LEAD), Exp. Intenor Trim-
all aspects' with ability to run crew. Need
immediately. Call 477-9306 or 399-4276.
2 ihdiriouals witn above average phone.
computer, and customer service skills.
Must be able to educale and negotiate
with clients. Company training provided.
Training/ draw & commission. Career op-
portuhity For an interview contact Matt
904-201-4044 or send resume to
WE'RE RAISING pay for Florida Regional
dnvers! Home every weekend! Home dur-
ing the week! Solid weekly miles 95* no
- iouch!' Preplanned freight! $.43 per mile

L ReidniaI
Hom Cllanr

'24 2:- :5

City of Atlantic Beach Starting pay
$11.47/hr. ($23,857/yr.). to $1434/hr.
($29,827/yr.) DOQ benefits. Work hours
vary. One year exp. In animal handling
preferred; Valid driver's license with a sat-
isfactory driving record' required. Applica-
tions' acceplea until 7/12/06. Test date
7/22/06. 800 Seminole Rd., Atlantic
Beach. FL: 32233. For more info call
(904)247-5820 or visit www.coab.us. No
smokers. tobacco users. Drug testing con-
ducted. EOE.

F/T HOUSEKEEPER, must have referen-
ces. and be able to drive. Excellent pay.
Call Carrie 367-5959 x104.
Able to work within deadlines, typing clas-
sified ads & billing. Knowledge of Mac
computers a plus. Good organizational
skills a must. Monday-Friday. Bam-5pm
Apply at BEACHES LEADER, 1114
Beach Blvd., Jax Beach; or send resume
to Char Coffman, PO. Box 50129, Jack-
sonville Beach FL 32240.
7am, TNT Landscape. 1074 10th Ave.
South, Jax Beach. 247-4477.
now hiring Ihe following positions to staff
the newly renovated clubhouse.
Banquet Server
AM & PM Server
AM & PM Line Cook
Full-time and Part-time. All full-time posi-
tions receive excellent benefits. Apply in
person in the Marsh Landing Tennis Cen-
ter Tuesday Saturday. Located In Ponte
Vedra, 285-6514. Drug tesling/EOE.
propane retailer Is in Immediate need of a
ull-time driver. The Ideal candidate will
have an excellent customer service de-
neanor, a CDL with Hazmat, tanker, and
airbrake endorsements. Candidates must
pass pre-employment testing, drug
screen, DMV check and background In-
vestigation. We offer a competitive salary
and benefits package. Apply In person at
98 S. Penman Rd. Jax Bch, or fax resume
to: HR at 246-0715. EOE.
estate office. Email resume to:
eric@hslenalng.co. Real estate license a

PONTE VEDRA, AR Accounting Clerk po-
sition. Requires fast learner and well or-
ganized. Good pay, email resume to
khome@cntre.com EOE.
CUSTOMER Service Reps. Immediate
openings, flexible schedules. Call Job Line
A/C & Heating company needs Installers
& Service Technicians. Top pay & bene-
tits. Call Rob 509-3062
CONSTRUCTION & Pool Maintenance
Clean driving record a must. 246-2455
MEDICAL ASSISTANT for busy beach
dermatology practice. Some experience
preferred, tax resume to 273-0410.



experience. Call for appt. 249-3862. ager van, $1000 OBO. Clothes, furniture,.
~ Priced to sell 724 Amberjack Lane..
FT PM me Weekends FURNITURE/MISC., 205 S. Roscoe Blvd.,
FTPM Some Weekends Sat., July 1 from 8-1.'
Dietary Clerk
FT Experience Required'
Fine DOning at Vicar's Landing ATTENTION CRAFTERSI We have sup-
Benee fints plies galore. Fri. Sat. 8-2. 12618 Enchant-
Competitive Pay & Benefits. ed Hollow Dr., off Girvin.
Reasonable hours. Bonus &
Scholarships awarded annually.
Drug-Free Workplace EOE'

ALL CASH candy route. Do you earn
$800/day? 30 machines. free candy All
for $9995. (888)629.9968. B02000033.
Call us We will nol be undeisoidl

PARTY STORE lor sale, located at 7206
Atlantic Blvd.. seasonal merchandise in
storage included. $30,000 Call Tim 813-
dnnks. sizes, and brands Great equip-
ment, greal support Financing available
With $6K down. Tom: (954)971-9301
#B02002-037. ,

ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable.
transportation & references. $9$11.'nr.
any area. CPR & Firsi Aid. F/T & P.,T

In your home. Call for a no obligallion com.
plimentary session. Cehilied and insured
(904) 759-3665.

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IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com
SIT WITH your loved onel Some cleaning,
cooking, errand running. Call Denise
CAREGIVER FOR elderly. 12 years expe-
rience/relerences. Available M-F 246.

LAWN MOWER. Murray 46", 21hp. lhKe
new, $900 OBO. Must sell 254-4174.
Grey. Removed from 2001 Tundra Limit.
ed X/C. Great Conadition. $650. 221-6577.
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedrc Memory
Foam mattress & boxspnring. new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
BUNKBEDS- LIGHT wood w-bookcase.
desk and 5 drawers, $700 OBO
POOL TABLE, regulation size Non-com-
mercial grade. Barely used Great foir old-
er kits/ teens. $225. Call Phyllis 241-5820.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleign bed.
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
WEDDING DRESS, sz 2. $200. Also 2 loi-
mal dresses, sizes 8 &4. 874-2538.
SHELVING FROM retail store, 6x4 each
section. 60 sections, currently in storage.
$30 each. Call Tim 813-5833
FILL DIRT for sale. Miranda Conlracting,
Call. 219-2765.
2004 HP Computer with all accessories
$300. Call 742-4042.
Offrler'op stove, like 'new. $200 OBO

PVB ANTIQUES, French chaise, Kimball.
piano, chintz, oil paintings, 49 Valencia
St., Fri. 8-2.
FABULOUS DESIGNER 'goods to every-
day household. Truly something for every-
one & every budget! Loft style modern fur-
niture sofa, tables, barstools, chairs,'
lamps rugs mirrors & artwork plus .2 din-
'ing sets, carved bed, cr, est of drawers.
chandelier. Men's designer wardrobe.
Gucci, Prada & more plus ladies cloning
including vintage fLrs. .Tffany, Hermes,
Chrisiolle goods Designer walches to vin-
tage costume jewelry. Kiichenware. iin.
ens, hiouseriold. Dric-a-brac, patio lurn,-
ture. Updated home available. Friday &
Saturday. 9am-3pm. 1701 Arden Way. off
Penman Road in Jax Beachr. Email
JaxEslSates@gmail com lor pictures Fol-
low Ine pink signs!

boal slip for reni 40ht $600. 50rt $700.
TRIC, DOCK LOCKER. Cable and phone
service available @ slip Mobile fuel serv-
ice & pump out also available. 463-2845
40' BOAT SLIP for sale, exclusive Har-
bortown Marina. $199K. 463-2845.
40' BOAT slip at Maravista on inlercoasial,
for lease Call 220-7006

HANDYMAN- NO Job to small Garages
cleaned Call 223-5891
FSBO--FOR SALE By Owner. Gel Real
Use Ihe same lool- Ihe big guys use We
make 'em fasi and cheap!
www.isbowiz biz Recorded message
800-517-3257 exi. 211

Speciaiizinq in Commercial and Residen-
ial Cleaning Lawn Care, Auto Cleaning.
Window Cleaning Janitonal Services, eic.
Call Hermon 246-4238. 612-1755

SEWING MACHINE Repairs. Complete
tune-up. All makes all models. $49 50.

PADGETT'S A'C & Healing, inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service are demanded call
'Travis at 588-5222
Free Estimates License CAC1814887

CLEAN TO SHINE. Our company commit.
meni is i00" Cusiomer Saistiaction al
Aflordable Prices We clean homes, aparn
menis, odices RV's new construchon and
restaurants For a hee esiimale call 514-
7009 or 19041779-0158. We will bear any
company prices

.. MELISSA'S CLEANING- Business or
DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT Ring, 2.76 Residential,salislaclion guranleed.call lor
tolal cl. wt, cenified and appraised. free estimates 1904)449-9708.
$7500. 904-708-0100.

ONE KITCHEN S worth ol caodnets, upper
& lower, variety of sizes oak finish install.
led once but never used.. $1700 OBO.
METAL ROOFING, Save $ Buy direct
from manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all accessories Quick tum around Deliv-
ery available. Toll free (888)393-0335

ABOVE & Beyond Housekeeping. De.
pendable. detailed cleaning Licensed. In-
sured, bonded references. Immediate
openings 591-5901 514-1188.

26' SEARAY, 240 Sundancer, 1999, cabin
cruiser, sleeps 4, bought new in 2000, al-
ways kept high and dry and maintained.
Too many extras to list. Below market val-
ue. $22,500. 651-6748, 247-9244. .
1987 30FT. Sea Ray Sedan Bridge. Sec-
ond owner. Rebuilt 205 twin in 2004. BMZ
Diesel gen., AC, sleeps 5, new windless.
Good condition. $27,000. (904) 571-5757.

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1998 YAMAHA XT225, dual- sport, good
condition, low mileage, w/extras. $1285.

2000 SPORTSMEN 32 ft. travel trailer
w/slide sel-up in Jax Beach $9,300. OBO.
904) 662-4025

1985 GMC Box Van. White, runs great
new molr. $3000 OBO 626-49e10.
2002 TOYOTA Sienna Mir,, Van XLE
beige, fully loaded. 56.000 miles One
owner. $17,000. 249-3513 or 403-9072.
1976 CHEVROLET K20 pickup, long bed.
4X4. $2700 OBO. 904-349-6000

1992 OLDS 88 Royal LS. all power. 6 cyl.
inder, great car, $1600 OBO 716-2586.
POLICE IMPOUNDSI Cars from $500! For
listings. 800-749-8116 e>.l 3629
2005 FORD MUSTANG. V6 premium,
loaded, low miles,. extended warranty.
$18,900. 285-3483.,
1993 SATURN Wagon SW2 Good condi-
lion Runs well $950 904.422-7331
2003 VOLVO V70 Wagon- blue metallic,,
loaded, ian leather Great condition.
$15,930 Call 710-8121

Grading, Lawn Replacements. Spread
Dirt. Gravel, Lime Rock, Mulch, Stone.
Irrigation Repairs. MUCH MORE! Bob,
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare Free esti-
males. Professional customer service
Mcwing. edging, weeding, Irimming- Irees,.
shrubs Licensed & insured Residenial &
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, eic Dave 249-4724.
T & C LAWN SERVICE. Year-round.
mowing, edging. trimming srrubs, mulcn.
ing. laying sod. Free eslimales.
Call 249-2443, cell: 514-0055


Ma W U I -rk E NO

Dependable Quality Service. Reasonable
rates. 821-0737

lawns. Free eshmales 246-0967
We service Ihousands ot beach residents
wrW..perschleiandmeertomnl 241-3409.

Safe roof cleaning. DeciK & lence
restoration. Pressure washing Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin 994-0045.
ALL ABOUT Services 955-5881 or 343-
1437. .

JUST LIKE you wani it Cleaning homes PRESSURE WASHERS for reni or sale
The cheapest around- $25. 249-5180. Tucker Equipment Rental 246-1330

AN AMAZINGLY clean house or office by
Natasna. For esurrimaie 563-7858

Residential and Commercial 200-0966.
ALL ABOUT Services 955-5881 or 343-

WOLFF TANNING beds Buy Direct and
save Full body unils Irom $22 a month.
Free colob catalog. Call today. .(800)842-
1305, www np.etstan corn


ing. Most residential pools $25/week+
chemicals. Licensed, insured. We make
your life a little easier. 285-0240.

specializing in termife damage, rotten
wood Aln rypes ol siding replacement
Rain gulters painting, drywall, rool leaks,
sun decks Repair or install window &
doers. Free eslimaites Licensed/.Insured.
Al 463.1711.
CSJ HANDYMAN Services. Caipenlry
Drywall. Painting Papernanging, Tiling.
etc., Licensed, Insured. 955-0593,
dependable lor quallry repairs. service
calls, painting, improvemeris and miscel-
laneous jobs DAVE. 246-6628.

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ROOFING. IN-TOWN pnces @ Ihe
Beach. 25yrs. experience 880-9908.
CCC 1326983.
Inslallatlon and repairs. Call 246-5649.

SOUTHSIDE TREE Service. Enhance the
beauty of your trees. PALMS TRIMMED.
904-318-0569 Alan DeLoach

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

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

96 FORD Escort wagon, 5 speed, 141K
miles, new tires, cold A/C, perfect paint
and body, runs great. $1,000. OBO. 514-
1989 FORD Mustang Convertible,
12,000 miles on rebuilt engine, needs
some TLC. New brakes, tires. Runs good.
$1500 firm. 571-1112.
T.W. Gibbons. Fletcher class of 80-81.
608-0092 (cell).
1996 BLACK Cougar XR7, 8cyl.,
1000+ mi, loaded, good condition
$3,000 OBO. (904)955-1830.
2002 CAMARO convertible Z28,
12,600 miles, exc. condition. $22,500. Call
249-8282 or 742-1823 ask E.T.
1996 MERCEDES C-220. Great condition,
white/ beige, $6500. OBO. 904-371-5684
1991 DODGE Dynasty..Blue Book $2,100.
Must Sell $1,400. OBO. Excellent shape.
99 FORD Expedition XLT 4x4, fully load-
ed, 86k mi., third row seat. $9200 OBO.
Cell 866-8327, home 645-6217.
Tempo 46,000 miles. $2,495. 821-2058.

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