The Beaches leader
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Title: The Beaches leader
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: Jacksonville Beach Fla
Creation Date: December 27, 2006
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Midweek Edition December 27, 2006

The year in

sports 2006

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Col. Bryan at

Pablo Beach

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Vol. 44, No. 54

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

New tardy policy in effect Jan. 8
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Getting your child to school late or checking
them out early too often could have conse-
quences, according to a new policy in elementary
schools in Duval County.
The Duval County School Board this month
passed a policy, effective Jan. 8, 2007, which lim-
its the number of tardies and/or early checkouts a
student can have before the school takes action,
according to Michellea Millis-Graves, general
director for alternative programs and behavioral
"We're trying to really address that there's an

overwhelming amount of tardies and early
checkouts in elementary schools," NMillis-Graves
The policy details actions to be taken in the
event tardies are too frequent, but it will be up to
parents to agree to the terms, she acknowledged,
explaining that the policy is designed to provide
a uniform standard for intervention.
The new policy requires a mandatory confer-
'ence with the parents and guidance counselor
after three unexcused tardies or early checkouts
in a 30-day period, according to Millis-Graves,
who stressed that this policy is primarily in place
for students with a chronic problem with either
arriving late or leaving early.

While a doctor's appointment, for example,
constitutes an excused tardy, oversleeping does
not, according to Millis-Graves.
Part of the problem is that parents are brushing
off the impact arnving late or leaving early has on
the child and other children in the classroom,
according to Millis-Graves, who says some par-
ents pick their children up early to avoid traffic.
Some parents say "it's lust elementary school,"
she said.
The number of tardies and early checkouts has
increased so much that some principals felt that
it was essential to implement a policy to try to
reduce the problem, she said.
"We just want to get kids in school and keep

them here so they can get the benefits of the
day," she said.
The policy allows principals to take the neces-
sary steps to reach parents in an effort to correct
the problem. If a student has sLx tardies or early
check outs within a 45 day grading period, par-
ents are referred to an "attendance intervention
group" which works with parents and students to
develop strategies and change behaviors, accord-
ing to Millis-Graves.
If these steps are not effective, the principal has
the discretion to enforce further consequences
outlined in the student code of conduct, she said.


for needy,

Army Gen.

dead at 77

John T.

retired as a one-star brigadirc k

general, died Dec. 24, 2006, at
the ageQuinn of

with a master's degree in sci-

University, Gen. Quihn retired
from the Army in 1986 after
the company, battalionV e d and
He wa a multi-dBeach, a
1952 West
Point grad-
uate who
, hreee
tours of dut7, 192in9, Vietnam and
retired as a one-star brigadier
general, died Dec. 24, 2006, at
.the age of 7".
A 341-year military veteran
%with a master's degree in sci-
ence fromticut Georgetown
University, Gearning Quan appoinn retired
from the Army in 1986 after
commanding infantry units at
the company, battalion and
brigade levels.
He was a 'multi-decorated
combat veteran.
Born May 7, 1929, in New
Haven, Conn., Gen. Quinn was
a 19-year-old sergeant in the
Connecticut National Guard
before earning an appointment
to the U.S. Military Academy at
West Point in 1949.
See QLI[NN, A-3

Mayport Road to get

new traffic

In addition to adding land-
scaped medians to Mayport
Road, the Florida Department
of Transportation IFDOT) will
also be upgrading existing traf-
fic lights, according to a report
from Public Works Director
Rick Carper.
The FDOT has asked the ciry
of Atlantic Beach to sign per-
petual easements for " the pur-
pose of constructing and main-
taining traffic signal loops,
mast arms, mast arm supports,
ADA ramps, sidewalk and
pedestrian polefs" within the'-
right of ways for Plaza Drive,
West Plaza Drive, Levy Road,
Donner Road and Dutton
Island Road, according to the
The commission unani-
mously passed the resolution,
which authorizes Mayor Don
Wolfson to give approval to the

The award-winning "Pride of West Virginia" Mountaineer Marching Band, shown here during the
2004 Gator Bowl, is known for its high-energy performances, outstanding musical arrangements,
and innovative drill moves. The band and the Mountaineer football team is staying at the
Sawgrass Marriott Resort in Ponte Vedra Beach.

FDOT so that they can install
the -signalling equipment,
according to City Manager Jim
There will also be count
down timers as well as a walk-
way signal, which is a relative-
ly new type of signaling device
that lets the pedestrian know
when it is ok to cross the street
and how long they have before
the light will change, accord-
ing to Hanson.
Other improvements to
Mayport Road include putting
in medians, and that work will
begin in 2007. The concept
has been amended several
times and the most'-eceht
change includes planting palm
trees in the concrete pad area,
instead of crepe myrtles, as pre-
viously proposed, and then
putting the crepe myrtles to
the sides to give more room for
vehicular traffic, according to
Carper. The final plan submis-
sion will be in january 2007.

Dog obedience classes set for Jacksonville Beach

The dog may be man's best friend, but
man's best friend isn't human.
"Dogs . . . communicate differently
than humans do," said Colleen Whalen,
who is teaching a class in puppy behav-
ior in Jacksonville Beach starting
"We need to understand how they
learn and what their needs are," she said
in a recent telephone interview.
"We need to understand them from
the dog's perspective and not humanize
That is why her classes include not
only instruction in basic obedience for
the dogs , but also instruction for their
owners on the natural behavior of their
canine companions.
"I use effective techniques, fun games
and socialization during classes," she
said, adding that not everything humans
ask dogs to do is a "natural routine for
Take house training, for example.
"There's no other. pet that we demand
relieve themselves on our schedule."
WVhalen said.
Whalen's classes for puppies ages 12
weeks to 10 months will be given six
consecutive Tuesdays at Jacksonville
Beach's Recreation and Parks

Department, 321 N. Penman Road.
Older dogs will be trained by Melissa
Hess on six consecutive Thursdays begin-
ning Jan. 18 at the same location.
The program, "Canine Manners," costs
$65, and class size is limited to 12 dogs
and their owners.
Hess and Whalen are members of the
Association of Pet Dog Trainers, and both
are teachers at the Canine Obedience
Club of Jacksonville.
"I've been training dogs for more than
20 years," said Hess, an Atlantic Beach
resident who participates in dog sports
and helps solve behavioral problems
between pets and owners.
Whalen, who lives in Jacksonville, is a
member of Therapy Dogs Inc., whose
German Shepherd Max makes twice-
monthly visits to patients at Wolfson
Children's Hospital.
She's in her third year as chair of the
pet therapy program at Wolfson.
Whalen, who also has done volunteer
work for more than four years at the
Jacksonville Humane Society, offered
these get-started tips for puppy owners:
* For house training, get into the rou-
tine of letting the puppy, on a leash, go
to a specific area, and give rewards when
the puppy is done.
. * Dogs learn by association, be it good
or bad, positive or negative, so put focus

on the good and positive.
* Provide plenty of chew toys of differ-
ent textures. Dogs don't know the differ-
ence between old shoes and new shoes
* Put out of reach anything you don't,
want destroyed.
* Puppy biting needs to be addressed
immediately, and not by grabbing the
snout, which makes the pup afraid of the
human hand.
Instead, say "Ouch!" and walk away,
then sit calmly to see if the puppy will
stop biting. It may take two months for
this behavior to take hold.
"I think there's a need in the commu-
nity to have these courses available at
what is a nominal charge," said Irma
Schwartz of Ponte Vedra Beach, former
trainer for the Jacksonville Beach classes.
"These [trained] dogs are more well
behaved in public places."
The first session in Whalen's class is for
owners only - no dogs. Class runs. 7:15
p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 2.
I The following five sessions will include
dogs and will run 7:15 p.m. to 8 p.m.
through Feb. 6.
The opening session for older dogs is
for dogs and owners. Those weekly ses-
sions will be held 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.,
Jan. 18 through Feb. 22. Preregistration
is required. Whalen can be reached at
399-5343 and Hess at 699-4406.

Pholo submtiled
Colleen Whalen with Max, her German Shepherd. Whalen is a
pet therapy chairperson at Wolfson Children's Hospital.


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Holiday Schedule Changes:

Jacksonville Beach
eRegularly scheduled garbage and yard waste collection.
*City Hall will be closed on Monday.
* ' ' * ' ,' , *" * � � . . '
Atlantic Beach
*Regularly scheduled garbage. Yard waste will be
permanatley collected on Wednesdays starting Jan. 1.
*City Hall will be closed on Monday.


December 27, 2006

The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

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paper are available at the
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Ponte Vedra Beach branch

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Fie a Lcl oecs Bahe'Ala cLstW e

Mostly Sunny
, High: 58 Low: 41

# Thursday
Mostly Sunny
.High: 65 Low: 5 8
' Friday
Partly Cloudy
,, High: 71 Low: 61

" Saturday
- f Mostly Cloudy
:High: 73 Low: 58

M ' Sunday
Mostly Sunny
High: 69 Low: 50

Day High Low
Monday 78 50
Tuesday 78 49.
Wednesday 72 47.
Thursday 73 63
Friday 80 66
Saturday 77 61
Sunday 66 54


Rainfall for the week ............................1.14"
Normal Rainfall for the Week* ............0.61"
Departure from Normal for the Week ..+0.53"

Rainfall for the Year ............................35.74"
Normal Rainfall for the Year* ..............51.78"
Departure from Normal for the Year ...-16.04"
* Normals for Jacksonville Beach

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Around the Beaches-r

RITA helps Mayo Clinic
The RITA (Reseaich Is The
Answer) Foundation, an all
volunteer nonprofit orgayiza-
tion that holds an annual
fund-raising women's tennis
tournament in Sawgrass, has
donated a $400,000 digital
mammography unit to the
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville.
This latest technology in
breast imaging will increase-
the Mayo Clinic's ability to.
find and diagnose breast can-
cer in three types of patients:
those younger than 50, those
with dense breast tissue 'and
those. wh6/ -have not reached
Studies have shown that
widespread use of digital mam-
mography may be hindered by
its cost, which can be four
times the cost of a standard
The gift of the digital unit,
which was delivered last
month to the clinic, is the'
largest single donation by RITA
in the organization's 10) year
The donation brings to.
$2.25 million the nonprofit's
total grants of cash and equip-
ment to local cancer programs.

To learn more about The
RITA Foundation, visit

Coastal expert to speak
Janet Zimmerman, educa-
tion coordinator for the Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
Estuarine Research Reserve
south of Ponte Vedra Beach,r
will be guest speaker at a meet-
ing in Ponte Vedra Jan. 3.
The monthly meeting of the
Ponte Vedra Democratic Club
will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the
Ponte Vedra Beach Branch
Library. "
Zirmmerman will provide an
overview and update on the
GTM reserve. She received her
B.A. in marine biology from
Eckerd College in St.
Petersburg, Fla., and a masters
in coastal zone management
from the University of Rhode
She moved to St Augustine
from St Simons Island, Ga.,
where she worked for five years
with the Georgia Department
of Natural Resources develop-
ing its coastal management
For' more information,
please call Democratic club

president Barbara Paterick at-

Miami cantor visits
A cantor and folk singer'
from Miami, Moshe Buryn,
will lead Shabbat of Songs and
Tales at 8 p.m. Friday and 8
a.m. Saturday at Chabad @(i the
Beaches in Ponte Vedra Beach.
A traditional Shabbat meal will
follow services..
Buryn has, been receiving
rave reviews for his tenor voice
for many )years, since he
received a standing ovation
when he sang "Papi'ossen"' at
age 7 for his Hebrew school.-
He is noted for his unique
renditions of Cantorial,
Yiddish, Israeli, English and
Spanish folk songs, and has
received praise for his liturgical
prayers, interpretation and
dramatic flare.
There is no charge for servic-
es or the dinner that will fol-
low at 515 State .Road AIA N.
For information, call 502-

Lions? Tigers? Bears
A free lecture on the bears of
Alaska will be given at noon
Jan. 5 at the Environmental

Dollmaker to give unofficial

appraisals at Beaches museum

Joyce Fleming, maker and
appraiser of dolls, will offer
unofficial appraisals of dolls
when she visits Jacksonville
Beach Jan. 11.
Fleming will speak at 7 p.m.
at the Beaches Museum and
History Center and will offer
appraisals beginning at 6:30
A local businesswoman and
historian, Fleming has been ih
business in the Jacksonville.
area for 30 years. She sells,
repairs, and makes dolls for her
She said her love of dolls
began when she was a child in
Tennessee. She lived near a
dumpsite and frequently visit-
ed the caretaker there, she said.
The caretaker's house. was
full of collections he'd
unearthed in his job,, and
Fleming was inspired and
decided she would collect dolls
and make them her life's work.
o Fleming's', appearance is
offered in conjunction with a
temporary exhibit showing at
-the museum, "Florida Girls &
Boys and Their Toys." :
The lecture is, one of a series
:of six programs to be presented
in the coming year in a part-
nership with the Florida
Humanities Council.
The programs, "Tracking
Florida History: Lectures on
the First Coast," will bring in
scholars to- speak on topics
related to various temporary
exhibitions or topics of local
'"Florida Girls & Boys and
Their Toys" will be on exhibit
in the tDickinson Gallery
through Jan: 20.
This nostalgic exhibition

showcases historic photos dat-
ing back over 100 years, show-
ing how children have tradi-
tionally played with their toys
The interactive exhibition
allows children to play with
contemporary toys from
Barbies and GIJoes' to hop-
scotch, Twister, and a real pup-
pet theater.
The Beaches Museum and
- History Center is located; in
Pablo Historical Park at the.
corner of Beach Boulevard and

4th Street North and is o

pen to

the public Tuesday through
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Guided tours of Pablo
Historical Park are offered
Tuesday through Saturday, on
the hour from 11 a.m. to 3
p.m. .
For more information on the
museum, its 'exhibits, or
becoming a member, call 241-

Education Center of the Guana
reserve south of Ponte Vedra
The program, part of the
center's brown bag lunch lec-
ture series, will be presented
by volunteer Joe Shannon, a
frequent visitor to Alaska.
Visitors can bring their own
lunches. There is no cost to
attend the lecture held at the
Guana Environmental Center,
near the Guana dam off State
Road AIA about 12 miles
south of Mickler Road. For
more information, call 823-
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Have fun with flowers
Bonnie Arnold from
Bonnie's Florida Designs will
present "A 1New Approach" at
the Ribault Garden Club in
Jacksonville Beach Jan. 10.'
The cost is $15, and reserva-
tions are required by calling
Space is limited. The club is
at 705 2nd Ave. N.

Holiday trash schedule
Collection of household
trash, yard trash and recy-
clables in Ponte Vedra Beach
will be delayed one day next

week, as it is delayed this week.
Those who normally have
Monday pickup will have pick-
up on Tuesday; those who nor-
mally have pickup on Tuesday
will have Wednesday pickup;
those who normally have
Wednesday pickup will have
pickup on Thursday, and those
who normally have Thursday
pickup will have pickup on
Normal residential pickup
will resume on Monday, Jan. 8.

Interim chief to speak
Wally Kropacek; acting St.
Johns County administrator; is
scheduled to talk about his
first four weeks in his. job at,
the Jan. 8 meeting of the St.
Johns County Civic
Association Roundtable.
The meeting will be held 9
a.m. to 11 a.m. at the main St.
Johns County library, U.S. 1
and San Carlos Avenue, St.
Also on the meeting agenda
is the organization's wish list
for the St. Johns County
The public is invited.

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Quinn: Was dePaul Society president

Continued from A-1
Gen. Quinn served in some
of the Army's most celebrated
combat units, including the
1st Cavalry Division, the 101st
Airborne Division and the 1st,
4th and 25th infantry divi-
During his Vietnam service,
Gen. Quinn, a former air-
borne-ranger, was an
American military advisor to
the 20th� Vietnamese Ranger
Battalion, the executive officer
or second in command of the
2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry
Regiment and the command-
ing officer of the 1st Battalion,
14 Infantry Regiment. .
He also served as assistant
division commander of the
1st, 2nd and 25th.' infantry
divisions. His was stationed in
Korea, Hawaii and Italy.
After the Army, Gen. Quinn

taught at the college level and
was a bank director in Fort
Riley, Kan.
He and his wife, Kay, moved
to'Ponte Vedra Beach in 1991
and opened . Quinn-Shalz
Family Funeral Home in
Jacksonville Beach in 1999.
He was president of the St.
Vincent de Paul Society of the
Beaches for 10 years, a life
member of the -Knights of'
Columbus.and a former direc-
tor on the board of the Ponte
Vedra' Community
He is survived by his wife of
54 years, Kay; sons,. Father
John Quinn, Bill Quinn, Tom
(Sheryl) Quinn, Mike (Dodie)
Quinn and Dan Quinn;,
daughter :Mary Quinn Shalz;
sisters Helen Rollins, '.Mary-
Lou Suraci, Peggy Yeomans,
and Kathleen (Ned) Skinner;

and grandchildren, Christie
Quinn, Jessica Quinn, Katie
Quinn and Jacob Quinn Shalz.
He was preceded in death by
his parents, John and
Margaret Quinn; his brother,
James Quinn; and his sister,
Elizabeth Rivard.
Visitation will be held from
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday in the
Quinn-Shaiz chapel. Mass of
Christian Burial will be cele-
brated at 11 a.m. Saturday in
St. Paul's Catholic Church,
with the Rev. William Kelly as
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donation be made to
St. Vincent de Paul Society,
526 1st Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach, Fla., 32250.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.

Retired Gen. Jack Quinn, right, presiding at his son's Army commissioning ceremony Dec. 17,
2004, at Fleet Landing in Atlantic Beach. Army chaplain John Quinn recently spent a year in Iraq.

Building a gingerbread house is not child's play


Building a gingerbread.
house, may seem like child's
play, but one 8-year old',
Beaches girl earned that it's a
lot harder than it looks.
Mimi Brinson, who attends
Jacksonville Beach Elementary
School, entered the
Gingerbread 3 House
Extravaganza along- with her
mom, grandmother and a
family friend.
The contest entries are on
display at the A-enues Mall
until Jan. 5.
7The contest is sponsored by,
the .Rotary .Club of South
Jacksonville and benefits
Habitat for Humanity: and the
Ronald -McDonald House.
"We had been to the contest
years before and we decided it
would be a' good idea to
enter," Mimi said.
SMimi, her mother SandyI
and her grandmother Lorraine
have been going as a family to
enjoy the gingerbread houses
'but never imagined that the)
would also enter the contest.

until Lorraine made an off-:
.hand. comment about their
family giving it a try, Sandy
"I was winging it," said'
Sandy, who had never
attempted to bake a ginger-,
bread house before.
Not only-was this the fami-
ly's first attempt,' but they
won first place in the Best
Fantasy Design category for
their Hansel and Gretel rendi-;
tion of a gingerbread house.
"I knew that when' you
think of gingerbread houses,
you think of. Hansel and
Gretel," . said , Mimi, who
thought of, the design con-
cept. "It's like the original."'
The group did everything
,from scratch, according to
Sandy. They went to the
library and checked out books
to learn about making ginger-
bread houses and . then
searched for the perfect can-
dies to depict different ele-
ments of the house.
They used chocolate-cov-
ered sunflower seeds and taffy
to make Gretel's 'dress and
Haribo candies to shape roof

tiles. ..
The roof was ,trimmed using
Airheads candy, which came
in a multicolored strip. Mimi
was in charge of ;peeling off
the layer of blue on the candy
because it was not part of the
color scheme..
"For a few nights, we served,
blue Airheads for dessert," she
said with a giggle.
'Sandy made the pattern for
the house and built many of
the features, but Mimi was in
charge of making the trees
that surround the house.
She used graduated pieces of
gingerbread and had a dowel
,running through the middle,
which was one of the very few
items that was inedible, and
carmel to hold, the 'trunks
The building of the house,
which took four days, was a
work in progress and was done,
on a trial-and-error basis.
For example, the deep green
shade of the trees was acciden-
tally created after a bottle of,
food coloring was knocked
over into the icing mix, which
turned out to be "this beauti-

ful Christmas-colored green,"
"Fifty,percent of everything
we did didn't come out," said
Sands. who had a harder' time
than expected: with the
dough. "Gingerbread dough is
the consistency of cement,"
.she said.
They also used pastillage, a
type: of icing that ',only allows
five minutes to sculpt before it
hardens and is more difficult
to use than some of the other!
icing choices. , '
"It was pretty hard," said
Mimi, referring to the difficul-
ty of. using that particular.
One obstacle, according to
Sandy, was ensuring that
Gretel's head stayed' on, her
"Gretel. was my nemesis,"
Sandy said.
She solved the problem by
toasting Gietel -under a holo-
gen lamp for four hours in
order to weld the head to the
The family plans to enter
,the contest again next year,
now that they have learned

Tardy Policy: Goes into effect Jan. 8 in Duval Cy.

Continued from A-i'
According to the policy,
although it is generally a last
resort, a principal, can 'rquwie"
5ptu 'day.!, ,"hs'4 90 or ,,f t'Aitk;-
paient and child.
Asked in: a telephone inter-
view what would happen ifpar4-

ents declined to attend, a con-
ference or balked at attending
Saturday school, she said the
options are liinited,. sheOit.
She said principals would likely
be reluctant to assign elemen-
tary students to inschoql sus-
pension for the lack of punctu-

ality, since it is parents and not
students who are to blame at
that age, she said
If. a student fails. to, attend
schpol orI is', repeat- jpta#pD
of the new policy, however, the
student code of conduct allows
the school to refer the parent to

the state.; attorney's office,
although this is not something
that is done without careful
consideration and is for s3tu-
Aeits ti t;a continuing prob-
lem, Millis-Graves emphasized.


Petit theft was reported Dec.
21 in the .3800 block of Duval
Drive. An unknown suspect
stole a checkbook and Twiote
several -checks outside of the
. ity. .
* * * S
Petit theft was reported Dec.
21 in the fust block of Burling
Way. A reindeer Christmas dec-
oration valued 'at $50 was
stolen from the front yard of
the residence.

Fraud was reported Dec. 21
ifn the 900 block of 3rd Street S.
The victim told police she used
her'debit card to pay for food
at a fast food restaurant. She
noticed later that two charges
from the same, restaurant'
appealed on her bank state-
ment. An unknown suspect
charged $20 at the business
and forged the victim's'name.

Grand theft of a motor vehi-
cle was reported Dec. 21 in the
500 block of 1st Street N. The
victim told police that he lent
his green 2000 Chevrolet
Cavalier valued at $5,000 to his
sbn. He said he thought he
,parked the car at the pier park-
ing lot; but couldn't remember
exactly where he parked'.the'
vehicle. .A search of the down-
town area was unsuccessful.
. " ; ': * ,, : * ' ,
Burglary to a residence was'
reported Dec. 21 in the 400
block of Lower 8th Ave. S. The
victim -arrived home at 5:30.
p.m. and found her front door
unlocked. The house appeared
ransacked with all of .the clos-
ets open and the 'drawers
pulled- out. The suspect
scrawled a derogatory word
across both bathroom mirrors
using the victim's lipstick. The
suspect also cooked pizza rolls
and the boxes were found in,
the trash and a plate was locat-
ed in the sink.
* * ,* .
Grand theft as reported Dec.
22 in the 800 block of 2nd
Street N. A purse and its con-
tents including $300 in cash
was stolen at a holiday party at
the victim's home.

Battery was reported Dec. 21
at a nightclub in the 400 block

of 1st Street N. Two groups off
woman were being detained.
one of the women sustained a
one-inch laceration to her fore-
head. She told police that she
was struck in the head with a
beer bottle but police could not
locate one on the floor or out-,
side the club Each side blamed
the other for turning a verbal
argument into a physical con-
., . . , . * * *
Auto burglary' was reported
'Dec. 22 in the 1f00 block of 6th
Avenue ,North. The passenger
window of a Mercury was shat-
tered and two purses were
stolen. A credit card in phe of
the purses was used at four dif-
ferent service stations through-
out the city' within an hour of
the burglary, police said.
:'Aggravated battery : was
reported Dec. 22 in. the 400
block of 2nd Avenue North. A
48-year-old transient told
'police he was sleeping in the
doorway of a business at that'
location when someone called
him a racial slur and struck
him in the face with a piece of
scrap wopd. The victim sus-
tained a laceration to his lower
lip and lost a tooth. 'He was
transported to the hospital for,
treatment of his injuries, police,
said. The suspect was described
as a man in his early 20's who
was last seen fleeing south on.
5th Street North.

Battery was reported on Dec.
20 in the 2200 block of Bay
Road, according to a. police
report. The victim had an
ongoing dispute with people
he attended school with and
they contacted him to estab-
lish a time and place for a fight
to occur, according to. the
report. While at a park, a car
pulled up and six males exited
it and tackled the victim. They
began kicking him and threat-
ened to hit him in the head
with a skateboard, but a friend
stopped them, according to the

Criminal mischief' was
reported on Dec. 20 in the 900
block. of Neptune Circle,
according to a police report.

An unknown suspect threw a
rock and broke a bathroom
window pane at the victim'ss
house, according to the report.
* * * . ... , ' : '
A juvenile was arrested for
possession of cocaine and sell-
.ing a controlled substance on
Dec. 20. in the 400 block of.
Atlantic Boulevard,. according
to a police report. An officer
conducteda,traffic stop for a'
loud. music violation and a
dark window tint. The officer
searched the vehicle and'found
four grams of cocaine and $901
-in cash, according to. the
report. ..
* , ,
Burglary was reported on
Dec. 19 in the 2100 block of
Florida Boulevard, according to
a police report The com-
plainant told,police.that some-.
one cut the padlock from the
rear door of one of the busi-
ness' fleet trucks,', but nothing:
was taken, according to the
Grand theft was reported on
Dec. 12 in the 300 block of
10th Street, according to a
police report. The victim dis-
covered her vehicle was miss-
ing at 8:10 a.m. 'When she
went to bed the previous night,
the vehicle was in her driveway
and its doors were locked,
according to the report.
* * *
Grand theft was reported on
Dec. 19 in, the 20 block of
Forrestal Circle N., according
to a police report. The victim
told police he parked his car in
his driveway the previous
night. The next day, the truck
was missing, according to the
* * *.
Vandalism was reported on
'Dec. 22 in the 100 block of
Donner Road, according to a
police report. The rear window
of 'the victim's vehicle was
shattered with an object that
resembled a BB or a pellet,
according to the report. The
damage was estimated to be
more than $1,000, according
to (the report.

Burglary was reported on
Dec. 25 in the 40 block of

Ocean Boulevard, according to
a police report. A brick was
thrown through the front door.
window of a, business. The
store manager told police 'that
a cash register was missing,
according to the. report.

Burglary was reported oh
Dec. 25 in the 200 block of
Beaver Avenue, according to, a
police report. A laptop com-
puter was stolen from the vic-
tim's unlocked vehicle, accord-
ing to the report. ..

Tonya Marie Marsili, 34, was
arrested and charged with pos-
session of .cocaine on Dec. 20
in the 1900 block of Mayport
Road, according to a police
report. An officer conducted a
traffic stop on a vehicle, and
the driver gave verbal consent
for the officer to search the
vehicle, according to the
report. The' officer found, a
piece of crack cocaine. The
defendant wrote a statement
that the cocaine belonged to
her, according to the report.
* * *
Edward Lamar Stewart, 29,
was arrested ,and charged with
aggravated assault on Dec. 21
in the 70 block of W. Fifth
Street, according to, a police
report. Police were dispatched
to an armed dispute. The
defendant was arguing with a
witness, who was the victim's
mother, and the victim con-
fronted him. The defendant
threatened to stab the victim
with a knife, according to the

Grand theft was reported on
Dec. 25 in the 300 block of
Sixth Street, according to a
police report. A vehicle was
stolen from the victim's resi-
dence, according to the report.
* * *
Burglary was reported on
Dec. 25 in the 300 block of
10th Street, according to a
police report.. The victim left
her home on Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.
When she returned the follow-
ing day, she discovered her
front door had been kicked in
and several drawers in her
house had been opened.
Nothing was taken, according
to the report.

from their beginner's mis-
takes, Sandy said.
For example, they assem-
bled the 22 pieces of the
house at the site,of the con-
test, something no other con-
testant has ever done.

However, the house not only
'won, but may be returned for
next year's display, Sandy said.
"That would just be a fabu-
lous honor," Sandy said.

This gingerbread house won first place in the category for Best
Fantasy Design in the Gingerbread House Extravaganza, spon-
sored by Rotary Club of South Jacksonville, with its Hansel and
Gretel theme. The houses will be on display in The Avenues
Mall until Jan. 5.

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Letter to the editor:,

Why angry at BWG?
To the editor:, Matthews. As far as the new
Why is Dick Matthews so members of the city council
angry at the Beaches Watch you call "excellent," how can
Group? I was born in you know that when they just
Jacksonville, and have spent got elected in November?
most of my life off and on the If you think everything is so
Beaches. I 've seen good and negative about Sandy Golding,
bad things that I'm glad a maybe we can take up a.collec-
group of folks are watching tion and -send you back to
what's going on. I'm not a Ohio.
member of the BWG, but they
have a right to their opinion Doris Houser
even if it doesn't suit you, Mr. Jacksonville Beach

Let resting birds lie

Tinter on the beach-
l finally it's here.
u V IWhen I see hordes of
hundreds of black skimmers
clustered on the beach amid
the royal teams and gulls, it's
winter to me. The dark skim-
mer backs and the light terns
contrast nicely in these mixed
groups and the bright orange, .
black and red bills of the birds
stand out like artwork.
Don't let this winter pass
you by without looking for
these beautiful wintering
groups. A good place to look
is just south of the Fort Clinch
fishing pier most days. If you
are lucky you can get close
enough to these wintering
flocks to see the unique skim-
mer bill. As their name
implies these birds skim just
above the water and catch fish
in their open bills. WVhen their
longer bottom bill touches the
prey their shorter upper bill
snaps shut to nab it. Skimmers
catch their prey by touch, not
sight, and, unlike most birds,
often feed at night when their
prey is invisible to them.
Their smaller than average
eves have cat-like slits
designed for night 'ision to
help them navigate obstacles,
but they only eat what their
beaks run into.
Unique among our shore-
birds, the skimmers also have
an L.jnusual restangb..lavior.
sometimes on warm winter
das the,' rest taf oudt'on their
stomachs or sometimes their
sides, looking dead, but just
sleeping on the warm sand. If
it's colder and windy instead
they will all line up facing the
wind trying to keep a warm
layer of air trapped between
their feathers and skin.
But don't get these birds in
a squabble. If you are calm
and aware of bird behavior,
with practice you can learn to
walk at a steady pace parallel
to the birds and close enough
to see them without disturb-
ing them. You'll find that if
you stop too long, they start
rustling amongst themselves
and soon enough will fly off
in a hurried frenzy. It may be
a temporarily beautiful sight,
indeed, with nervous birds fly-
ing all around you, but you
are all dressed up in your
warmest clothes, barely spend-
ing any energy at all in the
Not so these wintering
birds. When they are forced to
fly. they use up valuable ener-
gy to do so, and. in flight they
lose some of their insulating
air layer and get cold once
gain. By the time they settle
back do~wn again, they've .'










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expended more energy and
have to find even more fish
prey than usual to keep their
metabolism going. Too many
disturbances like these can
affect the health and ultimate-,
ly the survi al of these winter
SLucky for the skimmers at
Fort Clinchthere are no dogs,
leashed or not, to disturb
them, and most people who
visit the park are aware of the.
n nature around them and try
to be careful. I wish it were so
along the rest of our Arhelia
Island beaches but it is not.
SSkihimers, terns, gulls, wil-.
lets, sandpipers and other ,
shorebirds also try to rest in
the winter not just in Fort
Clinch State Park but also
- along the fhll stretch of
Amelia Island. Most often a
simple rest is impossible for
them there. Many human
beachgoers enjoy walking the
beach, with their dogs safely.
leashed and watching the
birds from a comfortable dis-
tance. Unfortunately too.
many others disregard leash
laws and find it amusing
when their dogs continually
chase and torment the other .
resting beach denizens. Sure
the dogs get exercised this
way, but later, they come
home to a warm house and
full bowls of fobd. The shore-,
birds can't do this. More fren- "
zied flights means more shiv-
ering to get settled and warm
again -and--lore'hunger whIch,,
n.e.as.mn re.Jlights and mao1e ,
expenditures of more energ-y.
Just when things settle down
again, the next dog races
toward them and the deadly
cycle begins anew..
Most of us are aware of the
difficulties that beach nesting
birds face here in the summer,
and are careful to keep our
dogs away from areas that are
roped off with signage noting
nesting colonies. You might
also pay attention to the diffi-
culties that all birds face on
our winter beaches. If we con-
tinue to be kind to our wild
winter residents, we will con-
tinue to have them here to
enjoy. . ,
If we work together to
remind 'one another of the
threats to these birds, maybe
,we can continue to see them
everywhere, resting on our:
beaches just :as they've so far ,
been ableto do for genera-
tions before. Please spread the
word, and pass the message.
"Let resting birds lie."
Pat Foster-Turle' is a Ph.D.
zoologist and stornteller on
Amelia Island. Feel free to con-
tact her at - : .
:patandbucko@yahoo.com with
your naite questions and oLbtser-
'ations or to 'ook a talk.

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lIm a disaster waiting to happen

It's hard to take life seri-
ously when you're con-
stantly finding yourself in
"sticky" situations...
For example, one evening
last week I had a craving for
popcorn,which is not unusu-
al for me,as popcorn is.a sta-
ple in my diet. I am an old-
fashioned girl, so I like pop-
corn freshly popped on the
stove rather than in the
My roommate and I keep a*
Super-sized bottle of ca nola
oil in the pantry, primarily
because she got sick of buy-,
ing mdre every time we go to
the store,
I poured the oil in the pan,
added the kernels and wait-
ed. In the meantime, I went
to'-pdlt the oil back'i'ri'he-'
"pant'rAntid, -as-ff'ini' ld0 - ,
motion, the bottle slipped
through my fingers. In sec-
onds, my kitchen floor was
bathed and glistening in
canola oil. .
When you find yourself iIn
the kitchen, with your paja-,
ma pants rolled up to your
knees, standing in about tvwo
inches of canola oil it's hard
not to' laugh at yourself.
My roommate immediately
jumped to my rescue and
provided me with rolls of
paper towels, which I placed
under my feet and trans-
formed myself into a human


mop, attempting to soak up
the massive flood that was
occurring. iShe also decided
-. that this was the op6'ortfihe
h-moment for a.candid.plictitre
and promptly whipped out
her camera to document my
In the meantime, I had
completely forgotten about,
.the popcorn scorching away
on. the stove. By the time I
had sludged through the oil
and managed to take the
popcorn off the stove, it was
not only burnt, but was so
smoky that you couldn't
actually see the popcorn -
lust swirling waves of thick,
brown smoke rising through
the air.
I wish I could say that.

these kinds of situations are a
rarity. The factis, I'm a natu-
ral disaster waiting to hap-,
pen. While I'm the/type of
person who prefers order and
structure; chaos seems to fol-
low me around like a lost
puppy. I permanently have
scraped knees because, yes' I
also trip a lot and people are
usually saying to me some-.
thing along the lines of
"only you."
As I was cleaning the slip-
pery mess, which I had sin-
gle-handedly created, I was
reminded of a similar situa-
tiorn involving spilled honey
.and a trail of ants that began
.in the kitchen and went all
" ,'the way through my living
. room in a previous apart-
Of'fit'*'rit. "?A n 0i- -o l ] F.hnr lH) .
To ,m 'm -onistiftly cieaingm,
problems, making messes
and being a general nuisance
'to myself, but the truth is, if,
it wasn't for my incessant
ability to create a calamity
out of thin air, I wouldn't
. enjoy life as much as I do.
I look at it this way.. I'm a
one-woman entertainment
source for all of my friends -
'without trying to be - and
I've learned to laugh at my
own mistakes. What more
, could a girl ask for? (Ok,
maybe I wouldn't mind a lit-
tle, more grace). . .

SJCSO committed to helping citizens

stay safer in St. Johns County

In our inaugural Fall Issue .
of Community Watch, we
published a list of approxi-
mately 160 registered sexual
offenders arid sexual predators
located in St. Johns County' as
provided by the Florida
Department of Law
I received positive feedback
from several citizens who did
,not know this information.
was available to them. par ticu-
larly from parents of children
who discovered that they were
living in close proximity to
known sexual offenders.
As part of our never ending
mission of taking care of peo-
ple, I have asked my Career
Criminal Unit to launch a.
web based tracking and notifi-
cation system called, Offender
We all are familiar with the
tragic story of Jessica
Lunsford; kidnapped from her
bedroom in Homosassa,
Florida on February 23, 2005,
sexually assaulted and then
buried alive. The sexual preda-.
tor that killed her lived 150
yards from her house yet not
one parent knew they either
lived near or were associating
with a registered sex offender.
By implementing our
Offender Watch program, 'citi-
zens will have information on
a timely basis that may stop a
child from becoming a victim.
In the weeks after Jessica's
body was found, her father,
Mark Lunsford, lobbied the
Florida state legislature to,
enact tougher laws. A bill was
written that would require
increased prison sentences,,
electronic tracking of all con-
victed sex offenders on proba-


tion, and the mandatory use
of state databases' by all local
probation officials so that
known sex offenders could
not avoid the scrutiny of law
enforcement. The Jessica
Lunsford Act was quickly,
approved and signed into law
by Governor Bush on May 2,
2005. The law took effect on
September 1.
Now that the Offender
Watch program is in operation
here in St. Johns County, the
system, also being utilized by
over 250 other sheriffs nation-
wide will attempt to notify
every surrounding household
who registers for the email
notification system.
' Residents of St. Johns
County who want to be noti-
fied about neighboring sex
offenders can sign up to
receive computer alerts from
the Offender Watch e-mail,
alert program. That notifica-
tion will be originated based
on the exact geographic loca-
tion of addresses you input
into the system and will be
automatically matched to new

offender registrations.
, Citizens that participate will
receive an e-mail with a map
notifying them of all convict-
ed sex offenders and sexual
predators living within one
mile of the addresses you have
selected. We believe this tool
to bean innovafive citizen
empowering notification sys-.
tem, which can help ensure"
our children remain safe. '
Another essential feature of
this law enforcement tool is
its ability to be linked, directly
to our websitee at www.sjso.org
enabling citizens to search for
registered offenders and sexu-
al predators by name, specific
address or neighborhood -
online 24 hours a day.
Accordingly, residents will be
able to make their own geo-
graphic risk assessment by
searching for and displaying
on a map all offenders within
a one mile radius of their
home, school, work, day care
or any St. Johns County loca-
tion you choose. We will
make available all relevant
information about each
matching sexual offender or
predator including a recent
photograph for identification
We at The St. Johns County
Sheriffs Office are committed
to helping all of our citizens
stay safe. Further, a special
emphasis must be placed on
our two most venerable
groups of citizens, our chil-
dren and our seniors..
Offender Watch is another
program we feel will enhance
and maintain the quality of
life we enjoy in St. Johns


New Year's


A new year starts and
ahead we peer, hoping
we'll later be able to
cheer. Folks make predictions
and resolutions that often
turn out to be truth pollu-
tions. I've simply expressed
my hopes for the best, so here
I go on my good luck quest--
I pray that a weather wizard
grants the Sunshine State
another year without a major
hurricane. If that happens,
maybe my homeowner's insur-
ance company will cancel the
jumbo premium increase :
that's been levied. More to the
point, why should Northeast
Florida be soaked so much
a when we're seldom wind-
socked like the South
We need the Jaguars to get
in- and sweep the playoffs,
then romp through the Super
Bowl. Idea: Sign a place kicker
who can propel the spheroid
- over a hundred yards accurate-
ly. That way, the team could
put at least three points on ,
the board every time they had
the ball. Maybe hire one of
the Rockettes. Dancing at
Radio City Music Hall, they
really kick high. (Okay, kick.
me--I'm dreaming.i
Lawn mowing at my age has
gotten increasingly laborious.
May the agriculture brains at
the University of Florida come
up with a strain of St.
f -Adgustine grass that automati-
' 'eall'yibreaks off.at-the end ,
when it grows to three inches.
It's gotta be better than keep-
ing goats to graze it down.
The latter approach would be
With good fortune, my.cars
will last another year, because
that's how much I've spent on
them. They're not very snazzy,
I'll admit. When I park one on
the street, I'm afraid to leave it
there very long, since the
police might think it was in a
'wreck and have it towed away,
In the coming year, I wanna
become better at fixing
healthful fast food. Up till
now, though, some people
who tried it went oria fast.
SStill, I'm determined to
improve. I don't care to go to
takeout restaurants that.serve
so much fried stuff. According
to one food dude, if you eat
that enough, a doctor will
take out your gall bladder.
S Here's hoping that this
year's American Legion Post
129 New Year's Eve party isn't
too crowded. Last year, it
seemed like a'legion was actu-
ally there. In fact, there was a,
uhi, staggering number! At
midnight, everybody got sen-
timental and raised their glass-
es in a toast. There wasn't a
dry throat in the place.
Above all, all year, I intend
to treasure every friend, right
to the end.

I 'It;,

Editor, The Beache. Leader

Thomas Wood
President and Publi.her,



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Benjamin Howell Brantley
died Dec. 25, 2006 following a
long battle with heart failure
He was born Jan. 27, 1930 ir
Cincinnati, Ohio and was a
lifelong resident of Jacksonville
Beach, except for short periods
as a civil service electrical engi
neer for the U.S. Navy in Ke)
West and at Guantanamo Bay
Brantley was a graduate o0
the Jacksonville School o1
Technology, with advanced
study at the University o0
Florida and the Univerity of
Colorado. A veteran of the
Korean'War, he served in the
U.S. Navy, with duty aboard
the auxiliary minesweeper USS
Bra nley served his communi-
'ty well, starting as a teenaged
lifeguard, then as a helper with
the city electrical department,
from which he rose through
the ranks to Director 61
Electrical LUtilities. Upon retire-
ment, he also served capably as
a City Councilman and had his
own electrical contracting
business for several years.
Brantley was predeceased by
his wife, Teresa;. sister, Willa
May Costin, and brother,
Arthur Brantley. He is survived
by a sister, Dorothy. Floyd;
brother-in-law,\ Francis Floyd;
daughters, Debra Perritte and



Dr. Leonard E. "Bruno"
Masters, 75, of Jacksonville,
died Dec. 23, 2006. He was
born September 2, 1931 in.
Tampa to Thomas Charles and
Mar:y Shidel Masters.
Masters graduated from
Andrew Jackson High School
in 1951. He was a veteran of
the U.S. Navy who served as a
hospital 'corpsman tor the
Marines in Korea.
Masters attended the
University of Florida in
Gainesville and received his
medical degree from the
University of Miami in 1961.
He did his Internship at Duval
Medical Center in Jacksonville,
becoming a Charter Diplomat
of the Board of Family Practice
in 1970.
Masters was in practice in.
the Arlington area with Drs.
%William Booras and Duane
Bork until 1971, when he left
to become first Director of the
Family Practice Residency
Program .at St. Vincent's
oMedical Center, Jacksonville.
In 1974, he became Director of
the Family Practice Residency
Program for, the University of
Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa.

7 Kathy Granfors; son-in-law,
a Kirk Granfors; grandchildren,
. Aaron (Shelly), Joshua, Justin,
i Michael, Jeffrey . and Sarah;
a great-grandchildren, Benjamin
e and Carter; and several nieces
s and nephews.
, Brantley was an Eagle Scout,
Sa, 32nd-degree Mason and
, Shriner with the J. Wendell
Fargis Masonic Lodge 356, and
f a member and past governor of
f the Moose Lodge.
He will be remembered as a
f man who loved his family and
f friends, a man of integrity who
served his country and com-
a munity with distinction, and a
I man of dry wit and humor, the
1 family said. He will be deeply
missed by all who knew him.
The family will receive
I friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday at Hardage-Giddens
Funeral Home.. The funeral
service will be at 10 a.m. Friday
f in the funeral home chapel.
Interment will follow at-
s Beaches Memorial Park. .
s In lieu of flowers, the family-
, suggests donations be made to
the Community Hospice.
* Words of ,comfort .may be
shared with the family at
* Arrangements by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


Masters moved to Greenville,
N.C. in 1978 to become
Associate Professor and
Associate Chairman for
Research at East Carolina
University School of Medicine,,
Dept. Family Practice. He
returned to private practice in
1982, opening a Family
Practice in Atlantic Beach with
'Dr. Rod Gottula. After retire-
ment, Masters became a mis-
sionary with Algo Mas, living
in Golfito, Costa Rica.
His parents, brother, Tommy
Masters; sisters, Peggy Mohler
and Alice Orth; and his son,
Trollie Masters, all preceded
him in death.
Masters is survived by his
wife of 28 years, Linda Masters;
daughters, Brooke Steuber
(Gene), Tammy Smith (Timi;
sons, Luonard E. Masters, Jr.
(Blynda), Douglas AMasters
(Frankie', . Michael .'Coop
(Denisel, Matthew Coop'
(Jenniferi; grandchildren,
Leonard E. Masters III iTrae),
Drew Palmisano, Jayke and
Cooper Milton, Sean and Kevin
Smith, Savannah Coop, Kyle
Rauserson, Gage and Macy
Seyler, Sydney Marshall, Lily
and Chloe Coop, Devon
Brunson; several nieces and
nephews; and life-long friend
Richard Poland.
A Memorial Service' will be
held at 1 p.m. Friday at
Community Presbyterian
Church, 150 Sherry Dr.,
Atlantic Beach. Memorials may-
be made to 'Community
Presbyterian Church or the
American Heart Association.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.

Hal R. Culp, 88, longtime
resident ofJacksonville and the
Beaches, died Dec. 21, 2006 in
Jacksonville Beach. He was
born in Gainesville, Tex., son
of the late Grady and Romania
Culp '
Culp married his childhood
friend, Betty Bell, who he met
when he was 7 and she was 2.
They traveled extensively
together as Culp moved with
his government job. Originally
becoming acquainted with
Jacksonville through work,
they fell in love with the area
and retired here..
Betty Culp died April 8,
2006. They were married 64

Culp is survived by three
children, Donna Macky,
Dianne McGill and Michael,
and Robin Culp; eight grand-
children, Michelle (Doug) Orr,
Renee Summers, Maggie
(Buddy) Lockwood, Kelly
(Fred) Flores, Sean (Amber)
McGill, Mark (Debbie) Macky,
Brandon Culp and Justin Culp;
and 10 great-grandchildren,
Ali, Riley, Hunter, Skylar,
Mason, Kole, Mackenzie, Baby
Boy Flores, Kylee and Dillon.
A celebration of Culp's life
will be held at 6 p.m.
Wednesday in the chapel of
Hardage-Giddens Funeral
The Culp family offers spe-
cial thanks to the staff of .the
critical care unit at Baptist
Medical Center-Beaches and
Northeast Florida Community
Hospice. Their caring support
during this difficult time is*
greatly appreciated.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to
Northeast Florida Community
Hospice, 4114. Sunbeam Road,
Suite 061, Jacksonville, FL
Arrangements by; Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


Darlene Plante of Ocala, Fla.
died Dec. 22, 2006. She was a
resident 'at Taylor Care Center,
Jacksonville, where she lived
for the last three years.
Plante grew up in Ocala and
graduated from , Ocala High
School in 1957: She attended
business school in Jacksonville.
Plante was co-owner of
Kunow's Nursery in Ocala with
her mother, Alice Kunow, and
her brother, Donald Paul, both
of whom: preceded her in
death. She was later employed
by Gale Insulation in Ocala,
where she' served, as Office
Manager for 17 years.
Plante is survived by 'two
daughters, Carla 'Aldridge,'

Ben Hill Simmons, 50, of
Jacksonville Beach died Dec.
26,.2006. ,He, was born in
,Statesboro, Ga. and-relocated
to the Jacksonville area more
than 20 years ago. ...
Simmons was employed by
Gateway Community Services.
He was a devoted father and
avid fisherman.
Simmons is survived by his
sons,; Sam. Simmons and
Benny Simmons; former wife
and good friend, Andrea
Simmons; grandmother,
Pauline Lee; brothers, Randy
Simmons (Lynnei and Richard

Jacksonville, and Sherry,
Douglas, 'South Carolina; one
son, Donald Plante, Ocala; four
grandchildren, Clifton
Stanton, Georgia Watts,
Elizabeth Gardner and Rachel
Pinter; five great-grandchil-
dren; and one sister, Marcella
Ann Bland, Crystal River, Fla..
A visitation is scheduled
from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m..
Wednesday, with a funeral
ser-ice at 2 p.m. Thursday in
the chapel of Hardage-Giddens
Funeral Home.
Arrangements by Hardage-.
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.

Simmons (Nancy); sister, Pat
Simmons. Ray; and his beloved
dog Rocky. He was preceded in"
death by his parents, I.\. and
Sara Simmons.
A Memorial Service will be
held at 11 a.m. Thursday in
the Beaches Chapel Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations
.are preferred to Community
Hospice of Northeast Florida,
4266 Sunbeam Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


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Among participants in a Beaches Chapel program that offers karate, piano and ballet classes are Isaac Altenback (from left)
Jonathan Busbee and Elizabeth Dykens. Students in the program, called STARS, collected toys for children in the Dominican
Republic, and a Beaches Chapel missionary team will deliver the toys next month. The deadline'for enrolling in STARS is Jan. 8.
For information call 241-4211.

June Emery Wheeler, 80,
died Dec. 21, 2006. She was a
native of Jacksonville who
grew up in the New
Berlin/Dames Point area and
lived in Arlington all her
adult life.
Wheeler. was instrumental
in starting the Dunns Creek
Baptist Church, and was an
active and vital member of
Coastal Baptist Church in
recent years.
. Wheeler was preceded in
death by her husband, Robert
Edward Wheeler; her father,
Rev. Charles (Charlie) Emery;
mother,; Mabel Hall Emery;
brother, Henry Emery, and sis-
ter, Mary Grubbs.
She is survived by her
daughter, Carol Wheeler;
granddaughter, Amanda
(Mandy) Gideons; and grand-
son Michael Gideons.
To them, she was the best
"Mummy" and "Grammy"
ever, her family said./

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Dec. 27
Camp Bike 06: The Triumphl
Foundation Inc. hosts "Campr
Bike 06," a five-day event at
Jane Macon Middle School in
Brunswick, 'Ga. The camp,
sponsored by Southeast
Georgia Health Systems, is
designed to teach individuals
with disabilities how to ride a
bicycle- without training
wheels. Space is limited. For
information or to sign some-
one up, contact Cynthia Lupi
at 912-634-6828. The event is
being sponsored by Southeast
Georgia Health Systems.

Concert for World Harmony:
A Family Concert for World
Harmony, with a special chil-
dren's art exhibition and
refreshments, will be presented
at ArtLife Studios from 6:30
p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The cost is
$5 per person for ArtLife mem-
bers and $7 per person for.
non-members. Gift certificates
are available.
ArtLife Studios, at' 510
l ayport. Road :in Atlantic
Beach, is enrolling for its
January session of programs in
SVisual Arts, Theater, Dance
and Film. For information, call


Dec. 30
Guana Talk/Walk: GTMN
Reserv'e environmental educa-
tot Angie Golubovich shares
her knowledge of the plants
and animals found in the
Guana River Marsh beginning
at 9 a.m. Those interested
I should meet at the GTMN
Environmental Education
Center, 505 Guana River Road,
South Ponte Vedra Beach. The
cost is $2 for adults and.$1 for
children and includes admis-
sion to the Environmental
. Education Center after the
I walk. Discussion is geared
toward adults.
For information, call the
GTMI Reserve at 904-823-4500.

Monday, Jan. 1
Free New Year's Yoga: Yoga
with Joan & Jim offers a free
New Year's Day yoga class from
' 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at Let's
Dance Studio, 246 Solana
Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. All
are welcome, beginner
through experienced students.
just bring a yoga mat or a large
towel. For information, call
Joan Ryan at 280-4628 or Jim
Ryan at 280-4130; email yoga-
joant@comcast.net and yoga-

Hubbard House Benefit:
' Ocean Yoga holds its annual
New Year's Day Yoga to benefit
Hubbard House, which pro-

vides safe haven for victims of
abuse and their children. The
classes, which are free, include
Gentle Yoga with Kate at 10:30
i: a.m. and Yoga Flow with Paula
? at 12 p.m. They will be held in
t the Island Ballroom at Sea
i Turtle Inn.\Gentle Yoga is suit-
able for all levels, Yoga Flow is
t for students with some experi-
s ence. Students should bring
s yoga mats or large towels. For
i information, call Kate at 742-
4582' or Paula at 613-7394;
r -.email yogakate@bellsouth.net
or www.oceanyoga.biz.

: �Tuesday,

Jan. 2
DAR: The Ponte Vedra
Chapter of the Daughters of
the 'American Revolution
meets at'10:45 a.m. at Marsh
: Landing Country Club, 25655
I Marsh Landing Parkway. The
speaker will be, Elaine Hall,
I Certified Financial Planner,
who 'will talk about
"Preventing Identity
s Theft-What every woman
should know." For informa-
tion, call Carolyn Roth at 904-
s 992-7463 or Babs Hartmann at


Jan. 3
Tap Classes: Beginning and
Intermediate Tap Classes are
offered on Monday mornings
and Wednesday nights starting
January 3, 2007 at the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center.
Monday's classes are as fol-
lows: Beginning class starts at
- 10 a.m.; Intermediate begins at
5 11 a.m. The Wednesday
Beginning class starts at 6:30
p.m. You have always wanted
to dance; come to tap! Make
your dreams come true! Call
Jane M41-0432 for registration

J an. 4

Legion Auxiliary: Ocean
Beaches American Legion
Auxiliary Unit 129 meets at
7:30 p.m. at the Legion Post,
1151 4th St. S., Jacksonville
Beach. Members are encour-
aged to bring a-guest. For infor-
mation, call 249-2266 or 242-

Strollerfit: Atlantic Beach
Parks and Recreation offers
seven Strollerfit Classes at Bull
Memorial Park during January:
Jan. 4,8, 11, 15, 18,22 and 29.
Each class runs from 8:30 a.m.
to 9:30 a.m. Call 247-5828 for

Friday, Jan. 5
Dinners at Fleet Reserve:
Fleet Reserve Association
Branch 290, 390 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach, hosts
dinners from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
each Friday in January. The

Jan. 5 offering is Steak Night
for a $10 donation, followed
by Fish Fry for $8 Jan. 12,
Ladies Auxiliary Fleet Reserve
Association Steak [$10] or Fish
Fry [$8] Jan. 19 and Fish Fry for
$8 Jan. 26. The public is invit-
ed; ' ' : "

Late Night Bowl, Rides:
Atlantic Beach offers late-night
skateboarding at Oceanside
Rotary Skate Park, 800
Seminole Road, from 6:30 p.m.
to 11 p.m. Jan. 5, Feb. 2 and.
March 2. The entrance fee is.
$10 per person. For informa-
tion, call 247-5828 or e-mail

S. ' Jan. 6 ," .

FOP course: A "Certified
Basic Pistol & Advanced,
Defensive Tactics and How Not
to Go To Jail" course is offered
from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge
65 in Nassau County. A CWP
Training Certificate is includ-
ed, and range use is available.
Call Gary Belson at 904-491-
8358 for Information..

Healthy Back Yoga: Healthy
Back Yoga is offered four of the
next five Saturdays, Jan. 6, 13,
27 and Feb. 3, from 9:30 a..m.
to 11:30 a.m. at Let's Dance
Studio, 246 Solana Road, Ponte
Vedra Beach. Pre-registration is
required. Classes are designed
to teach participants how to
keep their back healthy or
return their back to health. No
prior experience required. For
information, call Joan Ryan
280-4628 or email

Sunday, Jan. 7
Atlantic Beach yoga: Atlantic
Beach Parks and Recreation
offers a yoga class from 4 p.m.
to 5 p.m. each Sunday in
January at the Adele Grage
Cultural Center. Call 247-5828
for information.

LAX signup: The Ponte
Vedra Lacrosse Club's girls pro-
gram holds its final of two
signups from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
at the Landrum Fields. A l~ee
clinic will be held that day
from 2p.m. to 4 p.m. The girls'
season, the cost of which is
$100, will run from Feb. 25 to
May 6. Signup forms are avail-
able at pvbgirlslawx@aol.com.

Monday, Jan. 8
The "Leave 'em Laughing
Tent," local chapter of The
International Laurel & Hardy
Appreciation Society (a/k/a
Sons of the Desert), meets from
6 p.m. 'to .7:45 p.m. at the
Pablo Creek Branch Library,
13295 Beach Blvd. The theme
is 'Happy Birthday, Oliver
Hardy," which celebrates
Hardy's 115th birthday on Jan.
18. The Laurel & Hardy movies
to be screened are the silent

short "Should Married Men Go
Home?" (1928), and the sound
shorts "Be Big," "Chickens
Come Home" (both 1930), and
'"Their First Mistake" (1932).
Admission is free to all ages;,
free light snacks and soda will
be served. For information,
visit the Tent's website at
www.leaveemlaughing.com or
call Steve Bailey at 246-0312.,

Jan. 9
Computers for Seniors: The
Neptune 4Beach Senior Activity
Center offers three weeks of
computer classes for seniors,
ending Jan. 25. The, classes,
scheduled on Tuesdays anid
Thursday, are Beginning
Computers (9:30 a.m. to 11:30
a.m.), Intermediate Computer
Class; including the Internet
(12 p.m. to 2 p.m.); and
Advanced Computing (2:30
p.m. to 4:30 p.m.). The classes
cost $40 for six two-hour ses-
sions. Call the Center at 270-
1688 to reserve a seat.

Jan. 10
Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch will meet at 7 p.m. in
the Administration
Conference Room, Fletcher
High School, 700 Seagate Ave.,
Neptune Beach. The meeting is
open to the public. For infor-
mation, call 513-9242 or visit

Bracey at Fleet Reserve: Doug
Bracey provides the music for
four consecutive Wednesdays
at Fleet Reserve Association
Branch 290, 390 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach. Also
offered, between 5 p.m. and 8
p.m..Jan. 10, 17, 24 and 31, are
darts and fleet munchies.

Newcomers at Casa Marina:
Newcomers of the Beaches, an
organization for women who
are new to the area, holds its
first monthly luncheon of the
New Year at 11 a.m. at the Casa
Marina Hotel, 691 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach; Registered
yoga teacher Kate Cordell pres-
ents ."Gentle Yoga,. Soothing-.
the Body and Soul." The price
,,for -the luncheon is $20,
payable by Jan. 3 to
Newcomers. of the Beaches,
P.O. Box 2421, Ponte Vedra
Beach, FL 32004. Call Bonnie
Lynch at 904-821-9002 for
information or to join the


� :,Jan. 18 ':
Career Transition: Christ
Episcopal Church offers a full-
day Career Transition
Workshop, scheduled from 8
a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 208 of
the Christian Education
Building, 400 San Juan Dr.,
Ponte Vedra Beach. The work-


Art association: The Pablo
Towers Art Association meets
from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Call'
- 246-4158 for information.

Ballroom dancing:
Ballroom dancing is offered at
7:30 p.m. at the Beaches
Senior. Center, 281 19th
Avenue S., Jacksonville Beach.
,The cost is $4. For informa-
tion, call 241-3796. :, .

Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch will meet at 7 p.m. Jan.
10 in the Administration
Conference Room, Fletcher'
High School, 700 Seagate Ave.,
Neptune Beach. The meeting
is open to the public. For
information, call 513-9242 or
visit www.beacheswatch.com.

. Cancer support group: The
SCancer Support. Group at
Baptist Medical ".Center
Beaches meets at 6 p.m. at the
Florida Cancer Center in
Medical Office Building B on
the hospital campus, Call 247-
2910 for information.

Poker tournament: A poker
tournament is scheduled from
1 p.m. 'to 4 p.m. at the
Neptune Beach Senior Activity
Center. Tables, cards, chips,
refreshments and snacks are
provided. The Senior Activity
Center is located, at .2004
Forest Avenue and can be
i reached by calling 270-1688 ..

Toastmasters: Toastmasters
of Ponte Vedra meet's from
7:30 a.m.'to: 8:45 a.m. in the
administration building of the

Ponte Vedra Inn and Club., Beach.
Coffee is served. For more
information, call Michael
Steele at 904-910-1982 or visit Rive
http://pontvedrabeach.free- The Ri
toasthost.net. Inc., a
Yoga at Guana: Ybga classes holds"
are offered at 5:30 p.m. at the ,11 .p.r
Guana Tolomato Matanzas Colum
(GTM) Environmental Hendri
Education Center. Sally and Admiss
Spring Saldana, a mother- bers. L
daughter team, are the instruc- refresh
tors. The cost is $10 per class, inform
For information, call 904-823-
4500. ' . " Recc
Inc., a
Yoga for health: Yoga for group,
Health & Healing .is offered St. Pai
,from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Family
at the Neptune Beach Senior Ave. I"
Activity Center. The class is Call 24
designed for those reluctant to
attend a regular class but want Seni
to learn the fundamentals of. seniors
yoga. For more information, a.m. to
contact Leslie Lyne at the Tennis
Senior: Activity Center, 270- Beach.
1688, or call the teacher, Moe at
Nancy Rathburn, at 386-6453. A sei
nis "C
"", - Tennis
'Kiwanis Beaches: The ings. 1
Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville and am
Beaches meets at noon at Selva Totter
Country Club, 1600 Selva mation
Marina, Atlantic Beach. Visit.
www.beacheskiwanis.com for
FRA Branch 290: Fleet Kittens
Reserve Association Branch been v
290 holds its General tested,
Assembly meeting at 8 p.m. and be
Jan. 4 at the Branch Home, able foi
390 Mayport Road, Atlantic to 6 p.


r City.. Singles Club:
ver City Singles, Club,
chapter of the Singles
ition of Elorida (SAF),
a dance from 8 p.m. to,
mi. at the' Knights of
bus' Hall, 1501
cks Ave., Jacksonville.
sion is $8, $7 for mem-
ive music, snacks and
ments are provided. For
ation, call 779-1234.

very, Inc.: Recovery,
mental health support
'meets at 6:30 p.m. at
ul's Catholic Church's
Life Center; 578 1st
.,) Jacksonville Beach.'
7-3299.for information.'

or tennis: Tennis for
is being offered from 9
o 11 a.m. at Huguenot
Center in Jacksonville
For information, call
nior men's doubles ten-
7" level league plays
'h April at Huguenot
Center on Friday morn-
[he' league has home
way matches. Call Bob
at 247-1865 for infor-

s and cats that have
eterinarian-checked and
and that have shots
*en neutered, are avail-
r adoption from 10 a.m.
m. at PetCo at Atlantic

and Kerran boulevards.

Depression support:
Depression Bipolar Support
Alliance-Jacksonville Beaches
meets at 5:30 p.m. at Beaches
Medical Center, 1350 13th
Ave. S. Visit www.dbsajax.org
for information.

Twin Heart Meditation
Group: This group meets from
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Ocean Yoga
Studio, 60 Ocean Blvd.;
Atlantic Beach. Global medi-
tation from Prianic Healing
'focuses on creating planetary
healing and world peace,
which begins within. Love
offerings are. accepted.. Call
Diane at 382-5823 for infor-

Toastmasters: Beaches. Area
Toastmasters Club 2862 meets
from 7 p.m. to' 8:30 p.m. at the
Atlantic Theater on Atlantic
Boulevard. For information,
call Cyndi Rice at 273-2759.

Railroad Club: The Beaches
Area Model Railroad Club
meets at 7 p.m. and also Friday
at 941 4th St. N., Jacksonville
Beach, behind Sportsmania.
The club is open to anyone
interested in scale model rail-
roading. For information, call
'Dave Henk at 641-8800 ,or
Richard Paul at 223-5133.

shop's goal is to prepare those
in the Beaches community
who are unemployed,. under-
employed or unhappily
employed for a successful job-
search process. The public. is
invited free of. charge. Those
planning to attend should reg-
ister by e-mailing Charlie
Hoskins at crhbeach@com-
cast.net or calling 285-0525.

Jan. 16,
Beaches Democratic Club:'
The Beaches Democratic Club
holds a general meeting at 7
p.m. at the Adele Grage
Cultural Center,. ,Atlantic
Beach. Sign-in starts at 6:45
p.m. Travis Bridges will discuss,
plans for the Duval. County
Democratic Party in the 'year

Einstein Alive: "Einstein
Alive," sponsored by the Ponte
Vedia Public Education
Foundation, begins a two-day
run in Ponte Vedra Beach.
"Professor Einstein" speaks of"
his life and :guides audiences
through the adventures of his
mind at 9 a.m. for Rawlings
fifth graders and again for fifth
graders at 1 p.m. at Ocean
Palms Elementary. He moves
on to seventh graders at
Landrum Middle School at
1:30 p.m. Jan. 17.

Jan. 18
Healing Arts open house: Dr.

Andrea Schaeffer-Pautz, of the
Persephone Healing Arts
Center, plays host to an open
house from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Pautz is board certified in
internal and holistic medicine.
The center is at 485 6th Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach. For
information, call 246-3583.

Jan. 23
Financial Aid Night: Seniors
and their parents are invited to
attend the annual Financial
Aid Night hosted by Fletcher
High School's guidance depart-
ment at 6 p.m. in the school's
auditorium An expert on the
Free Application for Federal
Student Aid" (FAFSA) and post-
secondary financial aid will
present information.
On Jan. 29 and Jan. 30, sen-
iors meet in small groups with
trained volunteers from Duval
County's "Beacon"- program.
The meetings will offer stu-
dents an opportunity, to
receive additional financial aid
information, ask questions.and
receive more post-secondary

Friday, Jan. 26
All-organic at Persephone:
An all-organic cooking class
will be held tTom 5:30 p.m. to '
6:30 p.m. at the Persephone
Healing Arts Center, 485 6th
Ave. N., lacksonville'Beach.
The topic of the class will be
grain and vegetable casseroles.
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Bryan sat out war at Pablo Beach

"In politics as in the army, t
generals receive the glory while
the enlisted men die in the
trenches." - William Jennings

Tf three times the pres
dential nominee ol
his party, William
Jennings Bryan nev
succeeded, in becon
ing president of the United
Had he been allowed to le
men in combat during the
short-lived Spanish-Americal
War, Bryan may have held a
higher federal office than sec
retary of state under Woodrc
A colonel in the 3rd
Nebraska Volunteer Regimen
in 1898 during the conflict
between Spain and the U.S.,
Bryan, 38, was confined to a
squalid staging area in
Jacksonville and later to a se
side tent encampment at
Pablo Beach, now known as
Jacksonville Beach.
Historians believe that
Bryan, a popular Democrat
who had received more than
million votes for the preside
cy in 1896, was intentionally)
kept out of the fighting in
Cuba by his Republican nem
"sis, President William
"Some Bryan supporters
thought the president was
deliberately keeping his rival
away from combat, with all
potential glory," Michael
Kazin, a professor of history
Georgetown University, writE
in "A Godly Hero," a recent
published biography of Brya
"The charge has often beei
made that McKinley deliber-
ately barred Bryan from
engaging the Spaniards so th
he could gain no glory that
would help him politically,"
noted Bryan biographer Paol
Coletta wrote in 1964.
"The American people wer
never hostile to military
* heroes as presidents."
Case in point: Theodore
Roosevelt, McKinley's runnir
S mate in 1900 and his succes-
sor after McKinley was assass
nated in 1901, commanded
the only U.S. Cavalry
Regiment to see action in
Cuba: the Rough Riders of Sa
'Juan Hill fame.
Roosevelt had prior but [li
ited military experience in tl
New York National Guard
when he was offered com-
. mand of the all-volunteer ca
airy unit.
Bryan had no military bac
ground whatsoever when he
enlisted as a private for $8.1
a month in the Nebraska
National Guard in May 1898
The political lots of both
men were drawn the day' eac
was ordered to. his respective
port of call. ,

Camp Cuba Libre

When the war in Cuba'
began on April 11, 1898,

pnrci,, counrI , o ine BEACHES MUSEUM & HISTORY CENTER
Col. William Jennings Bryan at his Pablo Beach encampment in September 1898. Bryan, then 38, commanded the 3rd Nebraska Volunteer Regiment, one of 26
Army units stationed irq the Janksonville area,during the short-lived Spanish-American War. Bryan's coal-black Kentucky horse was named "Governor."
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Tampa and Jacksonville
iat became de facto inilitary
Tampa was the major
o embarkation port for troops
heading to Cuba.
re Jacksonville was an assem-
- bly point for troops who
would serve as the main occu-
pational force in Cuba when
ng the Spaniards were defeated.
- '"When the U.S. entered the
si- war, Jacksonville citizens suc-
cessfully petitioned the Army'
to designate their city as a
staging area for troops,"
an according to the Jacksonville
Historical Society.
n- "On May 22, 1898, the first
he *. trainload of soldiers arrived in
Jacksonville, which became
the headquarters for the
v- Seventh Army Corps."
West Point graduate
k- Fitzhugh Lee, the nephew of
. Robert E. Lee, commanded the
6 7th. He had been appointed
consul-general to Cuba in
,. 1896 by Democratic President
, Grover Cleveland.
:h Fitzhugh, formerly the gov-
ernor of Virgina, was a failed
Democratic U.S. Senate candi-
date. .
Bryan, a former Democratic
congressman, was assigned to
Fitzhugh's unit in Jacksonville
as a colonel in the 3rd


pnolo couneiy o irme BEACHES MUSEUM & HISTORY CEfTER
The 3rd Nebraska Volunteer Regimqnt camped at Pablo Beach between Sept. 8 and Oct. 2.
1898. Members of the 1,300-man unit can be seen on the far left in front of tents. The unit
camped at what is now Latham Plaza in Jacksonville Beach.

Nebraska Volunteers.
A photo of the men relaxing,
outside Fitzhugh's tent at
Camp Cuba Libre highlights
their plight in party politics.
' Sitting on wooden benches,
their hands folded on their
laps as if they had just con-
sumed a satisfying meal, the

.robust Bryan and the aging,
formfier confederate general
Fitzhugh, are unarmed with
their uniform shirt tails
noticeably untucked.
Fitzhugh's black boots are
shined to a bright luster, while
Bryanis donned in a pair of.
worn, knee-high riding boots.

In another archival photo,
Bryan is riding a horse on
Pablo Beach as members of
.the 3rd Nebraska march in
cadence, carrying rifles with
bayonets fixed.
"The boys are busy prepar-
ing for inspection and anxious
to make as gpod a showing as.

possible," Bryan said in a let-
ter to his wife in early
September 1898, according to
"The Memoirs of William
Jennings Bryan," published in
"I have been drilling the
regiment more of late, and am
doing it quite well, I thank
you. Won't you be proud of
your husband when he gains a
reputation as a drill master!"
When the letter was written,
Bryan had just moved his unit
from typhoid fever-ridden
Camp Cuba Libre to a tent
encampment at the beach at
what is now Latham Plaza.
Bryan's regiment camped
for less than a month at Pablo
Beach (frpm Sept. 8, 1898, to
Oct. 2, 1898) until it was
ordered to break camp and
move north to Savannah, Ga.
By then, the fighting in
Cuba had been over for
almost two months, but Bryan
was still being kept in uniform
for purely political reasons.
"McKinley made sure the
3rd Nebraska and Col. Bryan
never participated in the Cuba
campaign," according to
"Nebraska's Militia" by
Doiglas R. Hartman.

See BRYAN, A-8

12th Day party features cookies.
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rTren years ago, Carol
SIAppleby of Jacksonville
I. discovered a less stress-.
ful way to entertain for the
She and her husband,
.Ronald, host a party for
friends on one of the 12 days
of Christmas.
Having the party after
Christmas, they and .their
guests have a chance to relax
and enjoy themselves more
than they might have in the
last days before Christmas,
Appleby said.
People are busy right
before Christmas and often
have family visiting. Having
a party a little later seems to
come at a good time and
everyone comes, she added.
This year, the couple, who
live in Jacksonville Golf and
Country Club, are planning a
party for the 12th day of

Christmas which falls on the
Friday after New Year's Day.
Appleby serves an informal,
buffet with a ham, glazed
with brown sugar, as the cen-
terpiece. Fresh, shrimp and
several hot hours d,oeuvres
always accompany the ham.
One of Appleby's recent
projects has been organizing
her collection of recipes. She
has been filling notebooks-
with typed copies of her
favorites and categorizing
the recipes by event and by
type of dish.
This has proved to be very,
helpful during the
Thanksgiving and Christmas
seasons. Appleby has note-

books filled with her holiday
recipes as well as those she.
serves for the 12th Day of,
Christmas party.
Some of her favorite choic-
es from her party recipes are
Artichoke Squares, Greek
Spinach Squares, or Zucchini
These vegetable dishes are
substantial enough to serve
as side dishes but are excel-
lent heavy hours d'oeuvres for
the buffet.
Fresh fruit is always
refreshing and Appleby likes
to serve fresh melon with a
Ginger Dip. To go with raw
veggies, Red Pepper Dip is.
delicious and made with
only non-fat ingredients.
.After Christmas, everyone
appreciates being offered
something that can be
enjoyed without extra calo-
ries, she said.
Appleby also plans to serve
fresh asparagus spears

wrapped with slices of
Prosciutto. Baked in a hot
oven, the asparagus roasts in
a little olive oil until tender
while the Prosciutto crisps
around the spears.
Christmas sweets from
Germany will also be served
at the party. The Applebys
lived in Germany during
Ronald's Army career.
There they enjoyed going
to the Christmas markets
held every December.
In addition to gifts, cookies
and holiday sweets, were
always available at the mar-
Appleby said she enjoys
sending her guests home
every year with party favors
that give them. a taste of a
German Christmas. Each
couple at the party will take
home a package of German


Guests at Carol Appleby's Twelve Days of Christmas party
take home Christmas cookies from Nuremberg, Germany.

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December 27 2006


Bryan: Peace advocate buried at Arlington in 1925

Lauren Hanchey of Lilbum,
Ga., and Scott Gormly, former-
ly of Atlantic Beach, were mar-
nied Nov. 11, 2006, at Johnson
' Ferry Baptist Church in
Marietta, Ga.
Bryant Wright and Bobby
- Gatlin performed the ceremo-
The bride is the daughter of.
Susan and Bill Hanchey of
The groom is the son of

Stephanie DiDonato . of
Jacksonville Beach and Daniel
Williams Jr. of Jacksonville
have announced their engage-
ment to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Michael and Donna.
Vona of Jacksdnville Beach.
She is a 2001 graduate of
Fletcher High School and is,
employed by ES Products as

Jeff and Lila Armock of
Jacksonville celebrated the
Birth of a daughter, Axisley
Ryan Armock, on Nov. 15,
2006, at Baptist Medical Center
Beaches.' -
She was 7 pounds, 4 ounces
and was 20 inches long.

Margaret and Dick Gormly, of
Cumming, Ga. He is a graduate
of Fletcher High School,
Furman University and the
New Orleans Baptist
Theological Seminary. He is
the student minister at
Cedarcrest Church in Dallas,
The couple spent their hon-
eymoon in Kona, Hawaii, and
reside in Dallas.

part of the sales team.
The groom-elect is the son of
Daniel and Lori Williams of
Jacksonville and is 2002 gradu-
ate of Sandalwood High
School. He is employed as an
electrician with Knight
A spring 2008 wedding is

Maternal grandparents are
Paul and Cynthia Dunbar of
Neptune Beach. Maternal
great-grandmother is Judith
� Cissel of Atlantic Beach.
Paternal grandparents. are
Don and Nancy Armock of
Grand Rapids, Mich.

Cont. from A-7
But McKinley, who would
die in office by an assassin's
bullet, was merely watching
his political back.
Bryan was no hayseed
Nebraska lawyer. He was, at
the time, arguably the most
popular speaker in American
politics, a dominant
Democratic figure and a mas-
ter campaigner who gave 500
speeches in 27 states during
the 1896 presidential cam-
As the youngest presidential
nominee in history, Bryan
then 36, toured the country
by rail, giving fiery, populist
speeches from the back of a
train car.
As a train carrying Bryan
and the 1,300-member 3rd
Nebraska Regiment pulled
into Jacksonville on July 22,
. 1898, it was met by a welcom-
ing committee bearing "1,800:
box lunches," according to
"The Commoner," a 1970
Bryan biography by Charles
Morrow Wilson.
"No other regiment is led
by a man who has received six
and a fialf million votes for
the presidency,"-a newspaper
proclaimed. , "
Bryan, a 6-footer with jet
black hair and a deep com-
manding voice, may not have
acted the part of a veteran
military officer, but he looked
A longtime horseman,
Bryan rode high in the saddle.
"Governor," his coal-black,
Kentucky saddle mount, was a
gift from Missouri Gov. Lon
Stephens, who had offered
Bryan a commission in the
Missouri National Guard after
McKinley's first call for volun-
But Bryan's five-month stint
in the military was less than
glamorous. While Roosevelt
was charging up San Juan Hill
en route to national celebrity
status, Bryan was left tolling
in rancid Camp Cuba Libre,
where "typhoid had spread to
epidemic proportions," the
Jacksonville Historical Society
notes on its website,
"At the peak of the epidem-
ic in September [1898], more
soldiers were hospitalized in
Jacksonville on a single day
-than the 1,662 Americans
wounded in overseas combat
during the entire Spanish-
American War."
-. Typhoid claimed, the-lives of
365 soldiers in Jacksofville.
Bryan's unit suffered 32
In Jacksonville alone,
almost as many soldiers died
of typhoid as troops killed in
combat (3851 during the war.'
The city didn't get the out-
break under wraps until 1910,.
according to the Jacksonville
Historical Society.
In "The Memoirs of William
lennings Bryan," Mary Baird
Bryan wrote: "We could not
know when we sewed the
insignia of rank on Colonel
Bryan's uniform overcoat that
the regiment which he raised
would be stationed for
months in Florida, and that
the grim enemy he would face
was fever in a southern


photo courtesy of the BEACHES MUSEUM & HISTORY CENTER
The 3rd Nebraska Volunteer Regiment drills on Pablp Beach in September 1898. It's command-
ing officer, Col. William Jennings Bryan, garnered more than 6 million votes in the 1896 presiden-
tial election; .

Respite at Pablo Beach
Bryan was hot a trained mil-
itary leader. He. deferred all
military matters to Lt. Col.
Victor Vifquain,. a Civil War
Known for his love of the
common man, Bryan,broke
traditional officer protocol by,
commiserating with the
enlisted troops. He made it a
point to visit his sick soldiers
every day in a Pablo Beach
convalescent hospital once
located at what is now 2nd
Street and 6th Avenue South.
"That he is loved and
respected by his soldiers goes
without saying," a review of
Bryan's service in the regi-
ment said in 1898.
"There are those who look
upon his intimacy with the
boys of the rank and file as
demoralizing and injurious to
proper Army discipline. There
are others, however, who take
another \iew for the personal
efforts he is constantly mak-
ing for their health under the
ever occurring perils and
uncertainties of camp life."
Bryan used funds from his
own bank account to help
feed his troops and camped in
a regular Army tent tucked
amid thick palmetto brush
near the beach.
i According to Coletta's biog-
raphy of Bryan, when Mary
Bryan visited her husband in
* Florida, "she grieved with him
as he packed the belongings
of the dead and shipped them
home with a personal note of
sympathy to their.families., iv
- ', on Sept. 5,.5. wt n lry-an
had 60 men in the hospital
and 97 sick in quarters,
[Nebraska] Gov. Holcomb
asked the War Department to
muster out the Third
[Nebraska Volunteers]."
The fighting in Cuba had
ended nearly a month earlier
and Democrats believed
NMcKinley, who had already
released up to 100,000 volun-
teers from service, wanted to
retain Bryan in the South'for
the sole "purpose of keeping'
him from participating" inthe
fall midterm elections, accord-

ing to Bryan biographies by
Coletta and Kazin.
On Sept. 22, 1898, 14 days
after moving his ailing unit to
Pablo Beach, Bryan traveled to
Washington, D.C.; to request
a discharge. Bryan had enlist-
ed for three years, but was.
torn between his duty as a sol-
/dier and his duty as a states-
man. . '
"The one question which I
am considering now is
whether I can be more useful
in the Army or out if it,"
Bryan said in an Oct. 26 letter
to his wife.
The 3rd Nebraska
Volunteers camped at Pablo
Beach until Oct. 2. On Oct.
24, the unit moved by rail to
Camp Onward near Savannah.
Bryan stayed with the unit
until Dec. 10, when he
resigned his commission, fol-
lowing the signing of a peace
treaty between the U.S. and
Weeks later, On New Year's
Day, 1899, his former unit was
sent to Cuba to serve as an
occupational force.

Peace treaty maker
WVith less than a year before
the 1900 election, Bryan
returned to politics but was
soundly defeated by McKinley
a second time.
"The Republicans again
played heavily on the soldier
vote," according to Coletta's
three-volume biography of
"When search of Bryan's
, war record auail.dithem.nothl-.
ing, they attempted to vihlif -
that record with a.whispering
McKinley was Bryan's politi-
cal foil, yet Bryan never held a
grudge against him. The out-
spoken Bryan even gave "a
tender memorial address" at
the slain president's funeral
service in 1901, according to
Coletta's book.
Bryan ran for the presidency
once more in 1908, but was
defeated by William Howard
Ta ft.
The lifelong peace advocate
would go on to serve more

than two years (1913-15) as
President Woodrow Wilson's
secretary of state, crafting 30
peace treaties.
When the U.S. declared war
against Germany in 1917,
Bryan, then 57, sent a
telegram to Wilson, offering
his services as a lowly private,
something he had done years
earlier during McKinley's first
Wilson encouraged Bryan to
do what he did best: give
speeches, preferably at war
bond rallies and Army posts,
according to "The
Bryan permanently relocat-
ed to Coral Cables, Fla., in.
1921, and continued to give
speeches, principally against
Four years later, he.assisted
in the prosecution of the
famous Scopes evolution trial.
Bryan died in his sleep five
days after the.trial ended, and
was buried in Arlington
National Cemetery.
Two Spanish-American War
veterans guarded his body as
it lay in state.
At Arlington, "the long file
of khaki-clad soldiers met us
at the gate and formed a mili-
tary guard to his last resting
place," Bryan's wife recounts
in "Memoirs."
Author Michael Kazin
believes Bryan chose
Arlington over graveyards in
Nebraska or Miami because
"as he aged, [he] thought bet-
ter of his part in the popular,
if squalid, conflict of 1898," ,
Kazin said in "A Godly Hero."
"At least the bones of this
battler for many causes,
including an end to war, now
Slay near those of other nation-
al heroes."
Kazin said Bryan's children,
namely daughter Ruth,
"stayed faithful" to their
father's Democratic principles.
Ruth Bryan was a U.S. repre-
sentative from Florida from,
1928 to 1932. She was
appointed ambassador to
Denmark in 1933. Hei.former
congressional district included

Volunteer 'Advocates
Betty ,Griffin House offers
24/7 advocacy to persons aged
18 and older that have been
sexually assaulted in St, Johns
County. : :
Volunteer advocates are
needed on call rotation and
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Flagler Hospital in, the new
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Mayo Clinic is currently
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Jacksonville is seeking volun-
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Students from the Noble Street School in Jacksonville Beach help wrap presents for needy military families at the USO on Mayport
Road. More than 211 children received presents for Christmas through the USO, all donated by members of the community. The
USO also provides food baskets to more than 300 needy families stationed at the Mayport Naval Station.

* Gator Bowl players will be
visiting from 3 p.m. to 5 p m.
Dec. 27 and Dec. 29.
And both Adventure
Landing locations, on Beach
and.Blanding Boulevards, will
hold a Noon Year's Eve celebra-
tion Dec. 31. A family party
begins at 10 a.m., with a bal-
loon drop at noon.
*Winter Ranger Program
Two winter day camps will
be offered at Little Talbot
Island State Park. -Dec. 27, 28
and 29:
Call 904-251-2320 to reserve
a spot.

-Jan. 2 and 3: "Winter
Escapes." This free, two-day
series introduces children to
the adventures of hiking. The
first day, they learn the basics
of outdoor trekking. The sec-
ond day, Park staff and the kids
conquer the 3.8-mile Little
Talbot Hiking Trail.
This camp will run from 1
p.m. to 3 p.m. both days and is
intended for children ages S
and up.
Parents are required to
remain with the group and are
asked join in the fun.

This day-camp is limited to
15 youngsters, so call 904-251-
2320 to reserve a spot.
Participants will ' meet at
Pavilion No. 1at Little Talbot
iIsland State Park.
*Kids. Camps at MOSH fea-
tures two winter camps, one
from Dec. 27 to Dec. 29 and
the other from Jan. 3 to Jan. 5.
Camp topics, for kindergart-
ners through sixth graders, will
include "Sleigh Bell Science"
and "Polar Explorers."
The camps will run from 9
a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with before-
and after-care available. The
number to call is 396-
MOSH(.6674), ext. 230.
*Creation Stations at MOCA
Jacksonville (formerly
JMOMA.j invites children ages
5-12 to participate in a back-to-
school, one-day art camp from.
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
As the winter break wraps
up, children will have the
opportunity to visit stations
featuring multimedia art-mak-
ing activities. The cost is $20
for members and $25 for non-
For information, call MOCA
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Department at 366-6911, ext.

Recipes: Guests at Appleby's 12th Day party receive tin of German cookies

;; Cont. from A-7
Christmas cookies from the
German town of Nuremberg.
She purchases the cookies,
made by the German compa-
ny Lebkuchen Schmidt,
every year from the commis-
S The cookies are uniquely
packed in small tin contain-
ers, boxes that tell the story
of Hansel and Gretel, or
other wrappings with
uniquely German designs.
These are all packaged in a
large decorative tin box that
is decorated to represent

. The following are recipes fur
: some of the dishes that Carol
.Applei -serves at her 12 Days
of Christlias Partv.

* Ginger Fruit Dip

3 oz. fat free cream cheese,
1 cup marshmallow creme
one-half cup low fat may-
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. grated orange rind
fresh mint sprig
Beat cream cheese at medi-
um speed with electric mixer
until smooth. Add marsh-
mallow creme, mayonnaise,
ginger, and orange rind, stir-
ring until smooth.
Garnish with mint sprig.
Serve with bite size pieces of
various melons.

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

S oz. fat free sour cream
4 oz. fat free cream cheese
one-half tsp. dried oregano
" oz. roasted red peppers,
1 clove of garlic, peeled
1 T fresh basil leaves
Place all ingredients in
food processor or blender
container. Cover and blend
until red peppers are finely
chopped and mixture is well
blended. Pour into serving
bowl. Cover and refrigerate
for at least one hour.
Serve with fresh raw veg-
gies or crackers.

Asparagus Wrapped in

A large decorative tin is filled wi
Christmas cookies.

16 asparagus spears
1 T olive oil
1 lb. prosciutto, sliced
medium thin
Heat oven to 450 degrees.
Cut off bottom one-half to
one inch of asparagus spears.
Wrap a slice of prosciutto
around each spear, spiraling
upward, with the fatty stripe
of the ham at the bottom to
create a barber pole effect up
the spear.
Line a jelly roll pan with
foil and smear it lightly with
olive oil. Arrange the
wrapped spears in the pan
and place in the oven.
Five minutes later, shake
the pan vigorously to turn
the spears. Roast another
five minutes and shake
Roast until the asparagus is

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very tender and the prosciut-
to is somewhat crisp, about
15 minutes total.
Serve immediately.

Artichoke Squares

10 oz. artichoke hearts,
drained and chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 clove of garlic, minced
4 eggs, beaten well
one-quarter cup fine dry
bread crumbs
one-eighth tsp. each pep-
per, oregano, Tabasco
one-quarter tsp. salt
2 cups shredded cheddar
2 T minced parsley
Saute onion and garlic in a
little oil until limp. Mix
eggs. Add crumbs, season-
ings, and all other ingredi-

Put artichoke hearts into
greased 8 by 8 inch pan.
Pour other ingredients over
top. Bake at 325 degrees for
30 minutes or until set.
Serve hot or cold. Can
refrigerate and heat before

Greek Spinach Squares

1 large onion, chopped
1 bunch of scallions,
olive oil for sauteing
10 oz. frozen spinach,
thawed and drained
4 large eggs
12 oz. small curd cottage
one-half cup crumbled feta
one-third cup cornmeal
one-third cup self rising
2 tsp sugar or splenda
1 tsp. baking p9wyder
Topping: one-half cup but-
ter, melted
2 large eggs
Saute onions in oil until
wilted and -tender. Add the
spinach and cover and cook
until any liquids are
absorbed. Remove from heat.
Mix eggs and cheeses in a
large bowl and combine with
spinach mixture. In another
bowl, combine flour, corn-
meal, baking powder, and
sugai. Blend into spinach
Pour into a grease 9 x 13
inch pan.
Whisk the topping ingredi-
ents and pour evenly over
mixture in pan. Bake at 350
degrees for about 40 to 45
minutes or until golden and
Cool slightly before cut-
ting into pieces. Serve as a
side dish or appetizer.

Party Ham

1 Hamilton E-Z Carve ham
2 tsp. dry mustard
1 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. ground cloves
1 bunch of parsley
Heat oven to 300 degrees.
Wash ham and pat dry with
paper towels. Place on a rack
in a roasting pan with skin

and fat side ,up.
Roast uncovered and with-
out basting. Allow about 20
minutes per pound cooking
time; large hams over 15 lbs.
need only about 16 to 17
minutes per pound.
When finished, remove
from oven and cut off the
rind and score the fat in a
diamond pattern.
Mix the sugar, mustard,
and cloves with a little of
the ham fat from the pan.
Spread this mixture over top
of the ham and return it to
the oven. Increase the heat
to 400 degrees and cook
until the sugar has glazed
and the fat has turned crisp.
Remove from oven and let
the juices continue to drip
into the pan.
After 20 to 30 minutes,
place ham on wooden car'v-
ing board with a well.
Surround with crabapples
and prsley grpis-h. Set a
large carving knife and fork
on a plate alongside the
Mustard, horseradish, and
mayonnaise along with small
dinner rolls should accompa-
ny the ham.
Zucchni Appetizers
3 cups thinly sliced
unpeeled zucchini
1 cup original Bisquick
one-half cup finely
chopped onion
one-half cup grated
Parmesan cheese
2 T chopped fresh parsley

one-half tsp. salt
one-half tsp. seasoned salt
one-half tsp. dried marjo-
ram or oregano
one-eighth tsp. pepper
1 garlic clove, finely
one-half cup vegetable oil
4 eggs, slightly beaten
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease bottom and sides of
13 x 9 inch pan.
Stir together all ingredi-
ents. Spread in pan.
Bake about 25 minutes or
until golden brown. Cut into
2-inch squares and cut
squares diagonally in half
into triangles.

Shrimp Boil
2 lemons
1 onion
3 sprigs of fresh parsley
In a kettle put enough
water-to cover shrimp. Add
thick slice of lemons, pars-
ley, onion, 3-4 peppercorns,
and 1 tsp. salt. Bring to a
boil and add shrimp.
Simmer until the shrimp
turn pink and are cooked
through. Shrimp cook in 3
to 5 minutes, depending on
size. Do not cook over 6

Peel if needed and thor-
oughly chill. Serve with
cocktail sauce and lemon

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December 27, 2006 S P OR T S * Classifieds B-4


January to May 2006

Year in Sports

Text and photos by
Robert DeAngelo

r e game and the outcome
were much better for
Virginia Tech in its second
trip to Jacksonville last Jlanuary.
Quarterback Marcus Vick
tossed a pair of touchdown
passes and led a fourth quarter
Hokies comeback in a 35-24
Gator Bowl victory over a game
Louisville squad. Running back
Cedric Humes ran for 113 yards
and a TD as the No. 12 Hokies
topped the 15th-ranked
Virginia Tech's first trip to
the River City, for the
December 2005 ACC champi-
onship game, ended with a
stunning loss to Florida State.
But the Hokies managed to
overcome penalties, mistakes
and the ejection of senior cor-
nerback Jimmy Williams (for
bumping an official; to stage
the come-from-behind victory.
"This is a much better feeling
than when we were here last
time," said Hokies tight end Jeff
King. "We wanted to go out on
a better note than what we
showed when we played
Florida State. We had a lot of
our guys come in and step up.
That's what good teams do to
get back on the winning track."
In a span of 48 hours, players
on Fletcher's girls soccer
team experienced the elation
of an overtime victory and the
despair of losing, the Gateway
Conference title with 30 sec-
onds left to, play.
Last Jan. 12, Senators fresh-
man midfielder Carolina
Lencina boosted hei teammates
with a tremendous individual
effort in overtime to score the
game-winning goal in a 2-1
defeat of Paxon at Patton Park.
The win put Fletcher in the
Gateway Conference champi-
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onship game against a gritty
Mandarin squad Jan. 14 in blus-
tery conditions. For 79 minutes
and 30 seconds the teams bat-
tied from one end of the field
to the other, again producing
few solid scoring opportunities.
Defense ruled the afternoon,
with neither team able to
mount a consistent offensive
attack. In fact, Fletcher earned
only one comer kick and the
Mustangs two.
With 30 ticks left on the
clock and both teams eyeing
OT, Mustangs forwards Kate
Bitetto and Emily Moss charged
on goal after a free kick and
somehow managed to chip the
ball over Senators keeper Anna
Donaldson who was rushing
out of her net to cut down the
angle. Bitetto nudged the ball
past Donaldson and Moss got a
knee on the bouncing sphere to
steer it toward an empty net for
the only tally of the contest.
"I just think that in the last
30 seconds we got caught on
our heels," a dejected
Donaldson said. "[Mandarin]
took advantage of it. The ball
went over the top of our wall
and there were a couple of
unmarked players who finished
it. I got my hand on it, but
that's all."
D nasty begins with "D."
And though Nease girls
soccer coach Dave
Silverberg was apprehensive
about calling his program a
dynasty following the Panthers
second consecutive state cham-
pionship land third in the past
five years) Feb. 11, he did praise
the team's defense as key to the
title drive.
The,Panthers defeated
Merritt Island 1-0 at Fort
Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium
in a back and forth game that
turned on Stacey Hanburry's
goal nine minutes into the
second half.
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Nease High's Stacey Hanburry scores the state championship-winning goal on a deflection off her shoulder as the Panthers topped
Merritt Island 1-0 to capture their second straight Class 4A title. The game was played Feb. 11 in Fort Lauderdale.

Senior midfielder Nikki
Lombardo blasted a free kick
from just left of the penalty box
that curved :toward the net.
Mustangs keeper Natalie Feller
got a fingertip on the ball, but it
found the right shoulder of a
charging Hanburry for the only
-- score of the Class 4A champi.-
onship game.
"I usually play forward but I
was playing defense this game. I
had to mark [Mustangs star for-
ward Cara Bortz] so I knew I
wouldn't get many chances'on
offense," a beaming Hanburry
said. "It was my only opportuni-
ty to score so I just ran straight
to the ball and knocked it in
with my shoulder."
Nease's strategy was to shadow
Bortz wherever she went on the
field. "I had to make sure I knew
where she was at all times,"
Hanburn' said, "and not lose
track of her. I did O.K. I really
have no idea why I was picked."
"Each of our title seasons has
been so different," Silverberg
said. "[2005] was kind of a per-
fect season because we had no
injuries and no major problems.
"This year it was injury after
injury and kids kept stepping up
... but I have to say it was our
defense that carried us through
the playoffs. Time and again
they came through and our
defense is really the reason we

TOP: Nease High girls soccer coach Dave Silverberg celebrates as the clock winds down in the
state championship game.
ABOVE: Stephen Ames pumps his fist as he sinks a final putt on 18 to win the 2006 Players
Championship at TPC Sawgrass in late March.

Golf's big guns mostly fired
blanks in the final round
of The Players
Championship in late March,
but unheralded Stephen Ames
breezed through the Stadium
Course firing a '5-under par 67
to secure the crystal trophy.
The 41-year-old Trinidad
native, who now lives in
Canada, turned his one-stroke
Saturday night lead into a six-
shot victory as any and all chal-
lengers melted away. Some of
the sport's biggest names suc-
cumbed to the tricky setup at
Sawgrass on Sunday. Vijay Singh
and Sergio Garcia, both a stroke
behind Ames as the final round
began, combined to shoot 11-
over par and tumbled from con-
tention early.
Ernie Els mounted a charge
with four birdies on the front
nine to climb to within two
shots of the lead but bogeys on
14 and 15, plus a double bogey
on 17 left the big South African
frustrated with his finish.
For Ames, however, the pin
placements and slippery' greens
that bedeviled marquee players
throughout the tournament pre-
sented few problems.
"Just a typical practice round
right here," Ames joked ,of
shooting a final round 67. "This
is big. This is characterized as
the fifth major. I beat the top
players in the world."
U rban Meyer quickly tried
to defuse any hint of con-
"Chris Leak is our quarter-
back," Meyer said repeatedly fol-
lowing the April 22 Orange and
Blue game that signalled the end
of spring football practice.
That the Florida head coach
needed to quash any and all
inquiries was made necessary by
the play of freshman Tim Tebow
who guided the Orange side to a
24-6 victory in front of 45,200
Gators fans. Tebow completed
1S-of-21 passes for 197 yards and
tossed a 16-yard TD pass to
Kenneth Tookes.
The former Nease High star
outplayed incumbent starter
Chris Leak, who passed for 145
yards and threw an interception.
Meyer was adamant about
Florida's quarterbackddng hierar-
chy, but the head coach must
already sense the buzz about his
freshman's performance.
"That's a great water-cooler
story," Meyer said. "That's a
great discussion over coffee in
the morning. [But] Chris Leak is
our quarterback and Tim Tebow
is going to be a guy that's going
to play. We're going to let him
grow as a quarterback."
Tr he baseball season ended
Sin heartbreaking fashion
for the Fletcher Senators
with a 1-0 loss May 3 to
DeLand in the opening round

Fletcher High's Patrick Braswell follows through as he connects
for a lead-off home run. The Senators made it to the district
championship game before being eliminated by Buchholz.

of the regional playoffs.
With two outs in the bottom
of the seventh of a scoreless
ballgame, Senators second base-
man Patrick Braswell drew a
bead on a pop fly in foul terri-
tor' beyond first base.
Unfortunately, Braswell collided
with an umpire and was unable
to make the catch.
The Bulldogs capitalized with
a ground ball base hit up the
middle and a steal of second to
put a runner in scoring posi-
Fletcher head coach Kevin
Brown elected to intentionally
walk the next batter, creating a
force out at every base.
DeLand's next hitter smacked
a ground ball to Fletcher third
baseman Sam Pernr, who bob-
bled it, kicked it to his left,
then regained control.
The runner from second
rounded third and Perry fired
home. The throw was in the
dirt, however, and though
catcher Blake Dunbar blocked
it, he left home plate unco'v-
ered, and the Bulldogs scored
the winning run.
"First of all, I've never seen
that. I've never seen an umpire
collide with a player," said
Brown. "We should have been
out of the inning and I was
confident we were going to
score in the top of the eighth."

T ough Nease baseball
| coach Boo Mullins and
two players returned from
two-game suspensions in time
for the regional finals May 9,
the Panthers lost 6-5 to Bishop
Nease was clinging to a tenu-
ous 5-4 advantage headed
toward the bottom of the sixth,
but Hornets catcher Max Sapp
drove in two runs when he belt-
ed a two-strike Daniel Jones
offering off the left field fence.
Sapp's hit gave the Orlando
ballclub all it would need to
secure the victory and a trip to
the state's Class 4A final four in
Panthers ace Matt Reifsnider
entered the ballgame with a per-
fect 10-0 season mark. The
starter seemed to be in control
until the Hornets erupted in the
home half of the sixth.
After Reifsnider gave up back-
to-back singles to Tom Vitale
and Nick Cox, he was relieved
by Joe Zwick. The reliever got a
strikeout before issuing a walk
to load the bases.
Zwick was replaced by short-
stop Daniel Jones, the winner
over Eustis in the regional
semifinals. After Jones got two
strikes on Sapp, he missed with
the next pitch - but Sapp did-


Offshore action slow, but plenty of seabass
tA^ -'A %/ !f

Speckled trout and redbass
continue to provide plen-
ty of action in the river
and up the creeks. Offshore
action has been slowed but
there seems to be plenty of
huge seabass. Whiting are a
sure bet in the surf, especially
from Mickler's Pier to St.
Capt. Kirk Waltz on his
"Enterprise" led the inshore
fishing last week with three
successful trips. Last Monday
Scott, Chris and Jim Cambpell
boarded the "Enterprise" at
the Mike Scanlan City Boat
Ramp at Maayport. At the end
of the day their box included
17 speckled trout, 5 redbass, 6
ringtails and a sheepshead.
On Tuesday Dr. Nick
Chandler and his son used
jigs and live shrimp at the
rocks. They brought in 14
speckled trout,9 redbass, 2
ringtails and a flounder.
On the next trip Wednesday
morning Capt. Kirk met the

Brad Swartz party on the
"Enterprise" and they caught
14 speckled trout, 8 redbass
and 2 sheepshead.
Capt. Bob Cosby on a
recent trip with James Wright,
Rocky Cooley and Dan Delli
in the river picked up 26 red-
bass to twenty-two inches, 14
speckled trout, a flounder and
2 blues.
James Gergley fished alone
aboard his "Head Hunter" and

caught 12 redbass to twenty-
four inches, 2 trout and 2
On Wednesday James and,
Mike Tandarich went back to
their favorite feeder creeks
and netted 12 redbass to 24
inches, 2 flounder and 2
Capt. Dave Sipler made a
short checkout run last
Tuesday and returned with 5
trout to 26 inches, a red and a
Larry Finch chose to fish
the surf at Flagler Beach again
last week. On Tuesday, using
sandfleas for bait, he drug 11
pompano and 20 whiting out
of a slough and on
Wednesday he fought current
in a much rougher surf for 6
pompano and 20 large whit-
On the Jacksonville Beach
Pier whiting, blues and an
occasional sheepshead came
over the rail. Walter Harris
came off with 30 whiting last
Wednesday and Steve Gale
reports a catch of 25 whiting
last Thursday
George Bull made a Tuesday
trip last week to a few of his
favorite creeks north of Sisters
Creek on his "Bionic Bull"
and caught 12 speckled trout,
6 redbass and 2 drum.
Capt.Mike Fogg and his
friend Don Culbreth anchored

along the big jetties last
Saturday and sacked up 12
sheepshead. They released five
and kept seven of the toothy
ones. One of their fish
weighed a whopping nine
Al Wiltshire and John
Burroughs on the "Sharky's'
Den II" anchored near the 312
Bridge at St. Augustine last
Wednesday and caught 15 big
Veteran jetty guide Fred
Morrow and his friend Dr.
Robert Still fished the canal
last Thursday for 26 trout to
eighteen inches and on Friday
Fred, with Lester Johnson and
his son Mike, anchored in sev-
eral spots along the rocks and
brought up 3 reds to thirty-
one inches, 2 trout and a
dozen seabass.
Freddy Bridges and his wife
Judy on their "Little
Bodacious" last Monday
caught 36 fish using artificial
but all were too small to keep.
Their catch included mostly
speckled trout and redbass.
On another recent trip off-
shore Capt. Casey Smith with
friends David Kelly and
Freddy Bridges on the
"Double Standard" caught a
red grouper, gag grouper and
25 big redbass,on a 25 mile
trip offshore.
Capt. George Strate led

Charles Fleming, 4, caught his first sheepshead recently, fishing
the jetties with veteran guide Fred Morrow.

anglers to good fish last
Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday. On each trip they
cleaned outstanding catches

of big seabass, beeliners, snap-
per and grouper weighing up
to eight pounds. Happy New
Year and Good Fishin.'

fora gatyear!

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Jags fans should now look toward 2007

The Jacksonville Jaguars are still
mathematically alive for a wild cardt
spot in the upcoming playoffs
despite another gut-wrenching loss,
this time 24-21 to the New England
Patriots at home on Sunday. But
wouldn't claiming a postseason spot
just be setting fans up for yet anoth-
er disappointment?
Honestly, who out there still
believes Jacksonville has a legitimate
shot at even making it through the
first round of the playoffs, much less
to the elusive Super Bowl, after the
topsy-turvy, roller coaster ride the
Jaguars have taken us on,this season?
At this point, I think fans are willing
to cut their 2006 losses in hopes that
team management can come up with
a better plan, which undoubtedly �
will involve a better quarterback, for

Gator/Jags fans had to have flash-
backs to Auburn when Jacksonville
QB David Garrard tried to force a
pass while under a heavy rush, qnly
to have the ball knocked away before

his arm started forward.
While it's hard to criticize a guy for
trying to make something positive
happen, Garrard has to learn when
to just go down and live to fight
another play. I have a feeling, how-
ever, that he isn't going to get that'
chance, at least not in Jacksonville...
We've been hearing for weeks how
dominant the Ohio State basketball
team would be once freshman phe-
nomenon center Greg Oden returned
from an injured hand. You would
have thought that the 7-foot-i,. 18-
year-old kid (who by the way Ipoks
35 and weighs darn near 300
pounds) would single-handedly slay
every front court in America en route
to an undisputed Buckeves national
:An unimpressed Florida team held
Oden to seven points in an 86-60

drumming of Ohio State at the
O'Connell Center in Gainesville
My point? Oden might be all that
and a side of curly fries, but any
coach worth his weight can game
plan around one player, no matter
how dominant he's proven to be.
Ohio State head coach Thad Matta,
received an upclose and personal les-
%on from Florida's Billy Donovan last
weekend on the merits of getting
players to come together as a team...
I've said it before and I'll maintain
that the Florida State basketball team
is this close to achieving upper eche-
lon status under head coach Leonard
Hamilton. The Seminoles proved in a
70-66 win over Florida a few weeks
ago that they have the athletes to
play with any team in the country.
While a difficult schedule awaits in

the rough and tumble ACC, the
Seminoles have "Big Dance" written
all over them this season...
I love college football, but 32 bowl
games? Sorry, but I can't help but be
a.little less than stoked when I look
at the preview guide and see games
like the Brinks. Home Security Stay
Puff Rice Krispies Velcro Tape Double
A Battery Bowl featuring two 6-6
teams scheduled. Then again, I'll
probably be glued to the television in
April watching the reruns...
This just in: The Ohio State foot-
ball team has reportedly agreed to
show up to the Jan. 8 BCS
Championship, despite the fact that
they have already won the game in
the mainstream. media.
John L. Crawford's column appears
Wednesday in the fernandina Beach


Registration for spring base-
ball and T-ball is taking place
now through Jan. .19 online at
pvaabaseball.com or at Play It
Again Sports. There will also be
in-person registration Jan. 13
from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and
Jan. 14 from 1 p.m, until 3 p.m.
at Cornerstone Park.
Kids ages 5-15 as of April 30,
2007 are eligible. Cost is $120
for baseball, $90 for T-ball.
There'will also be a holiday
clinic with Rick Wilkins Dec.
18-20 from' 9 9a.m. until 1 p.m.
For more information visit
Web site or contact Pat Dowd at
There is a bowling league for
seniors 55 and up at Beach
Bowl on Beach Boulevard.
ComenptHitn in the Mnndna

The Ponte Vedra Lacrosse '
girls program is going to have
signup from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Jan. 7 at the Landrum fieWls. A
free clinic will be given that'
day from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m..
Sigriups can be accomplished
.by e-mailing Leslie Santillo at
pvbgirlslax@aol.com. The girls'
season will run from Feb. 25
though May 6. The cost is
$100 per player.:
River Run Traiing
Registration is now open for
those of all fitness levels that
want to walk or run the River
Run scheduled for for March
2007. The training camps will
begin Jan. 2 but interested indi-
viduals must register early
because space is limited. Call
Pushpa Dunckldee; 403-9568.

league begins at 1 p.m., with ,,SOer
practice starting at 12:45 p.m. , Registration tor the.Ponte
Call Paula at 249-9849 for infor- Vedra Soccer Club's spring sea-
mation. , son will end Jan. 10 Electronic
registration is available %ia the
Flag Football Internet at PonteVedraSoccer-
Flag Football for kids ages 5- Club.com. Cost is $130 and
17 is about to start. Winter sea- new players must provide copy
son leagues, which will run of birth certificate. Children
fiom December, through must have been 4 by July 31,
February, have been formed 2006, to play. The season takes
throughout the First Coast area, place from March to May.
including at the University of , *"
North Floridd,-'PonfttVecdljfr . .. T
Beach,. Mandaith tnd OrA , 2I !JiREg, .
Park. For information, visitt sponsored by Fletcher High
www.i9sports.com or call (904) School will take place during
992-4263. January at Soccer Stop, 1518

Girls on the Run
Registration is now open for,'
Girls on the Run of N.E..
Florida, an after-school pro-
gram for girls that combines
running and training for a SK
(3.1 miles) run/walk, along
with healthy living education
and life lessons. Spring pro-
grams take place at various
locations throughout Ponte
-Vedra Beach, Atlantic Beach
and Neptune Beach. Volunteer
.coaches are also needed to
work with a team of girls. For
more information phone 321-
4315 or visit

North 3rd Street, Jacksonville
. Beach during regular business
hours. BSL is a recreational
league for players 4 years old
through 6th grade. Roster size
is eight players and games are
five-a-side with no goalkeepers.
Registration fee is $60 for an
eight-game season and includes.
shirt and socks. Games begin
the week of March 5 and are
played Tuesday ,or.Thursday
evenings at 5:30 p.m. at the
San\Pablo Elementary School
fields. Contact Mike Levine at
or 635-8969.

Women's Fitness
Registration is now taking
place for'Beach Girls Fitness, an
outdoor fitness program for
women. Camps involve total
body workouts designed to
help women lose weight, gain
energy and build self-esteem.
Camps take place Mondays,
Wednesday and Fndays at 8:30
a.m. For more information
. contact Pushpa Duncklee at
403-9568 or visit beachgirlsfit-
AMl different levels of Yoga
classes are offered at the Ageless
Yoga & Massage Center, 391
Third Ave. South. All classes are
a ifat'htlbi, fo\ Savitz, the ohWl ..
certified Anusara teacher in
North Florida.
For more information phone
249-1111. or visit www.jack-

Tommy Hulihan, front right, is assisted at the two-week St. Paul's Catholic Church Christmas
Sports Camp, which ends Friday, by, from left, Jone Schner, $ean Carey-Love, Corey Durdenh lan
Schwartz, Kramer Leitman, Mike Hulihan, Brian Gilbert and Daniel Crews.

Hall of Fanme Class of.
Five exhibits recognizing the
,Class'of 2006, Larry Nelsoir.*j.-
\Viay Simgh, Nlalrinn SmIh :,'-:

and the late Mark McCormack
and Henry Picard, are on dis-
play at the World Golf Hall of
Fame. Each exhibit features per-
sonal memorabilia that repre-
senftthe inductees' historical
mtluence'oh th 'sport of golf,

,significant moments in then
lives on the cowuse and also
their personal interests. For
moTe infomiationcall (04-940-
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wood floors & carpet. Community pool,
move in ready. $217,000. 242-7529,.
3/2 ATTACHED new roof, appliances,
flooring, paint. Below appraisal @
$189,000. San Pablo & Beach, Owner/
Broker 982-7620.
2BA, 2300sqft., hardwood. floors, ,mint
condition,. $579,000, Steve McGuire,

Service Guide cont.
650 Painting .
651 Pest Control
stock 652 Plumbing
Pets 653 Pools
ts 654 Photography
655 Rain.Gutters
660 Remodel/Const.
S 665 Repairs
670 Roofing
s 675 Sprinkler & Wells
Found 677 Tree Service
schools 678Tile

680 Upholstery
685 Wallpapering'
noted 690 WaterTreatment
Health Services
700 Massage Theidpy
unity 710 Health Care Sere.

S 730 Caregivers
For Sale
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ling 805 Music & Instr.
, 810 Antiques
8.,. 615 Auctions

2BR/1BA, CH&A, large yard, Florida
room, new flooring, owner will pay closing
costs. 4155 Eve Dr. East. $116,000. Call
4BR/3.5BA,- granite counters thru-out.
Large screened porch. A Must See!
$585,000. (904)536-7007.


Ocean Forest - Built '99.,
Best of all worlds.
N'arshside community.
2400 sq. ft., 4BR/3BA + office & formal DR.
Great room w/fplc. Brkfst rm. Screened porch,
updated baths & kit, tile, stainless appliances. $545K



Oceanfront- Newer custom built 5BR,
4.5BA. with 4725 SF, vier.s oftthe ocean
from the east and ICW the west. Office,
formal living and dining, tile and
hardv.ood floors. pool and spa. screened
lanai irth hot rub. and pnvate beach.
sle or Palms- Former model with 2705
SF and $71,000 in upgrades on
navigable waier just bnng vour boat!
Farnily room with fireplace, formal
dining, and deluxe master suite. Two
screened lanais, deck, balcony, dock wi
boat hlif. $S89,0(JO
South Hampton - Water to golf views
compliment this 5BR, 4BA executive
home on the 17th green. Chefs kitchen
with chem' cabinets, island, corian, tile,
3 car garage, screened lanai, two bonus
rooms, comm. pool. pnced $125k below
appraisal $750.000
Odoms Mill - Lakefront 5BR, 5BA on
culdesac with screened pool/spa, lanai,
bonus room ts perfect reetage retreat, in-
law suite. wood and tile floors, corian
counters, formal hinng and dining, 3 car
garage, comm pool. $679,000
Ocean Cay - Walk to the beach-from
this upgraded, light and bright 4BR.
2.5BA with loft. formal living and dining
room, new carpet and paint, tile floors,
o e sized screened lanai, lots of storage,
comm. pool. $499,500
Pablo Bay - Why wait to build? This
4BR, 2BA all brick home is ready now!
Enjoy relaxing evenings on your covered
lanai overlooking the peaceful lake.
Upgrades include tile, 42 inch cabinets,
open kitchen with island, corian.

Fiddlers Marsh - If you are looking for a
true Florida home, look no further'
Adorable 3BR. 2BA patio home on
premium cul-de-sac lakelrint loi in Ponte
Vedral Florida room with prr. ate 1.1.e
view' no bacl.dcor neighb,.rs! Enjor
nature at Its finest v.iLh beautiful .kater
fowl. Egrect. Herons and m.'rre 1$339.00
Laurel Springs - 4BR, 2BA f,,ol home
on beauufui laketront lEt' Lipigraded tile.
covered lana oerlook_ screened pool.
split bedroom plan fireplace Enti\
entertaining in \our spactiou pool area.
many upgrade.! $345,0)'l0
Ibis Point - 4BR, 2 SB.A v.loft on pnalte
culdesac. lush landscapmg, fenced aard.
sprinkler, open kitchen "'wiLh breaki'fast bar.
formal dining, designer mouding. master
bedroom is down n . ith garden tub, comm
pool/tlennr. $335.)0(:i
Jax Beach - Updated 4BR. 2BA coquina
home on an oversized lot I 27 acre-. .lust
blocks to the beach Wood floors., fireplace.
open kitchen. formal dining,. large great
room. inside laundr,y. screened porch, .hed.
hot tub with deck $335,i'1i h
Florentine - This 3BR. 2 5BA with loll r
oonl) one year old and reads no 'I Enjo\
peaceful lake . tews from your open paio.
spacious kitchen' iih breakfast bar, formal
living and dining, oversized laundry.', oer
$40k in upgrades! $299.9001
Hunters Haven - Hones.. cut up thecredit
'cards! Adorable and affordable 3BR/2BA
is minutes- to St Johns Town Center!
Spacious floor plan eitih wood laminate
and tile floors, open eat-in kitchen, formal
dining room, and oversized wooden deck
leads to private fenced backyard with
sprinkler and mature trees $229,000

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4BR/2BA' w/pool! 2000,+sf,, new
roof, HVAC, fence, flooring,
windows, garage door. Reduced to
2BR/2BA. .ff Hodges Blid - near
JTB- 3rd floor unit lbi.901i.
TWO IBR.' IBA pilot Pomne Vedra
Beach Condos, upgrades including
granite & tile floors, place, custom
fighting, private beach access, tennis,
fitness room. 1 unit currently leased.
$189,900 & $195,900.
15TH AVE. S.
Key West style cottage, 2BR/1.5BA,
adorable with huge great room,
private .backyard, great for
entertaining; Low maintenance
landscaping. $319,900:;
2BR/2BA.do\instiars unil fireplace,
luood floors. Icar garage Oltered at
Off Solaro Rd. one ha; mall beach
cottage. been remodeled Take
adanuge of golf te% s or purchase
both tfor ,')our dream home. . Not
man\ lke Jthri 2BR.'2BA beach
cottage. $9,9010 .Additonal loti i
3BR/2BA Justr munues 10 ocean.
remodeled ktichen. 2 car garage
Slepi to pla ground v 'lenm >counrts.
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ATLANTIC., BCH, Large Duplex, 2BR
1.5BA, tile floors, wood floors in bed-.
rooms. Nice backyard. $250.000 each
side. Owner 241-8508
3BR/1BA, great starter home or invest-
ment; nice1ol w,'screened poich & fenced
yard, concrete block, 100% financing'
a'.alaboe $199 000 Call 247.9244 or
651 6748
'DEERFIELD LAKES- 2/1 5 condo,
$99,900. ' ' .. ' '
HARBOUR SPRINGS. 4.2. 2 car gar.
Newer area. very open, beaut stone
Irplc., fenced yard, corner lot. Close t'
s,:noois beaches Reduced to $214.900.
ASHLEY WOODS- Lg 4'2. better than
new! Many upgrades. $298,000.
HARBOR WINDS- Approx. 1600sf. 32,.
like new $229 900.
HARBOR WINDS- 3/2. 2 car gar. owner"
music sell tasit$204.900.
4.2 near schools & snops. $234,500
221-1711 OR 241-5501

'roof, windows & plumbing. imi 1o peach
$259,900. 1904 509-9432, (904|509-1167.
PVB/ NACATEE, almost new 3BR 2BA.
w versalile Iront room, open Iloor plan,
liant & brignht screened pool covered la-
na;, large lile. granite counters wilh up.
graded'eaoineis. greal schools approx.
2000s1. Asking $357,000. Willing to co-op.
537-3969 Frank.
2BR/2BA completely remodeled, new 30
year roof. 42 hickory cabinets travetine
slone Iloor. Berber carpet and crown
molding. Seller will pay all closing cosls
$289 900. 463-0505

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U L .lnfurnished Homes . 131 Magnolia - NB 2BR/1BA, ground floor Kensington - St Aug 4BR/3BA, new home, all
$ Serena Point - JB 3BR/3BA, new top floor .large duplex, plus den, less than block to bch. tiled and upgraded, 3 car garage, patio, comm.
..condo, direct oceanfront views, amenities, $1000/mo. pool. $2200/mo.
Sdgarage. $ omo . Intracoastala west. Unfurnished Condos
Oceanside 932 - JB 3BR/3.5BA, condo has .. I - cota - I dest Palms at Marsh Landing - JB
luxurious features, ocean porch. sunset porch. bishop's Court s d h til fl Hodgesam iti
garage. $2800/mo. End units w/viess. all appliance., amenities. Screened porch, tile floorN, amenities.
1 garage $80m. ,I1BR/1BA. 3rd floor with garage. $925/mo. -
430 9th Avenne N. - JB 3BR/2.5BA, two BR1BA,gr d oor 5mo 2BR/2BA ground floor. $1000/mo. "
. story home w/pool, fenced yard, hardwood 1BR/1BA; ground floor. $865/mo. 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, vaulted
floors, 2 car garage. $2295/mo. Overlook - Southside 2BR/2BA, ground ceilings. $1050/mo.
iNorth Shore -.JB 3BR/2BA, brand new, floor w/new carpet & paint, upgrades, Beleza - PV 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor top/end unit,
construction w/incredible ocean view's, amenities. $975/mo. fireplace, vaulted ceilings, all upgraded. V
. upgrades, garage, amenities. $2000/mo. Avanti - Kernan 2BR/2BA, ground floor $1000/mo.
Pablo Beach South - JB 3BR/3.5BA, three condo, upgraded, screened porch, w/private Ocean Links - PV .
story townhouse w/ocean views, balconies, water view. $1000/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/fireplace, screened
attached garage. $1900/mo. IL Villagio - Southside 2BR/2.5BA two story porch, amenities. $1100/mo
Oakbridge at Sawgrass - PV condo w/upgrades throughout, screened porch, Jardin De Mer - JB
4BR/2BA, home has screened lanai, on amenities. $1200/mo. 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor condo wall the upgrades,
lagoon, 2 car, garage, comm. pool. $1550/mo ame
ISolano Cay,- PV 3BR/2.5BA, two story Brightwater- ate Pk 3BR2.5BA, ndgarage, fireplace, balcony. $1150/mo
. home, two car garage, comm. pool. unit townhouse, screened porch, attached : Villas at Marsh Landing - JB '
' $1500/mo. . garage, club pool. $1250/mo. . 3BR/2BA, ground floor end unit, screened porch, I
l The Fountains - PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse, Point Meadows Place - Gate Pkwy
w/wood floors,new carpet, enclosed tiled 3BR/2BA, newer top floor condo, porch,
porch, lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. elevator, amenities, carport. $1290/mo REIMAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE
The Courtyards - Mayport of AB Windsor Parke - Hodges 3BR/2.5BA, two Shannon Smifth
3BR/2.5BA, private, updated unit story home w/deck, fireplace, enclosed porch, (904) 285-5640
� w/garage, patio, balcony, overlooks lagoon. fenced backyard. $1995/mo. : www.rentthebeaches.com
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Renee L Baron. Inc 1904) 242-2821.


I BUY Houses. Best prices paid. Call John

PVB- 1BR/1BA, 550sf, tiled, ground floor,
gated, golf course view; $135,900.
WATERFRONT ICW condo (townhome)
w/40'+ dock, large 2BR/2.5BA, all tile
downstairs w/wet bar; clubhouse w/pool;
low monthly fees. Will sacrifice for
$340,000. Ask about free 26' boat. Call
247-9244 or 651-6748.
PELICAN Point $730k, LandMark $950k,
WaterMark $996k. CajIl Renee L. Baron,
Inc. for a tour (904) 242-2821.
3/2, 1500sf condo in like new condition.
Below current market price.
Keller Williams Realty Jacksonville
FSBO: VILLAS at Marsh Landing, charm-
ing. 1BR/1BA condo w/fireplace, new ce-
ramic tiled floors, glass enclosed lanai, all
appliances included, beautiful golf course
view, garage, $160,000. (904)536-6065.
BEAUTIFUL SAWGRASS beach club villa
totally updated $258,000, (904)280-5170
or 616-5274.
BEAUTIFUL 1/1 condo! Relocating, must
sell! $132,000. Vaulted ceilings, bonus
room and much more. Within Windsor
'Parke golf community. Minutes from the
beach, Town Center, Mayo Clinic & UNF.
Amazing amenities. pool, jacuzzi club-
rouse illness center, sand volley Dall.
ler nis. baskelnall and car wasn No more
lime wasted on yard workI Walking ois-
rance to grocery store, dining, and coffee
shop. (904)502-8619. .
Rare find in this prime location. Spacious,
3BR/2BA. Recently remodeled kitchen,
beachsde covered porch, pool and private
pier $725 000 Dunson Real Esiale, Inc
Reallor 19041247.5153.
COZY CONDO .n PVB. FL $249.900
View Inlotube Ad No 154740 A MUST
SEE! 2BR.2BA in uia cul-de-sac, lully
remrocdeled W/hie, new carpel, huge
screened-in patio overlooking lake, new
kitchen cabinets, appliances, fireplace &
private entry garage. w/plenty of storage
space. Full access to'pool, tennis courts, 3
blocks from the ocean. Call 707-7986, or

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1984 SINGLEWIDE 2BR!1BA Beautiful.
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2800st. $2800/mo includes utilities. Call
Ban ,@ 241.3111 lExi 11i

MOBILE HOMES �525 to $575, on pn-
vaile loi Near Mayporl Naval Slahion. no
oogs 333-5579

CH'A. WDHu East ol 1st SI. $795�
$895.mo 241.7368 733-3730
Allanuic Beacn IBR. 1BA o10 4BR'2BA. No
crecit check w/admitonal deposit. First
Trust Reallty 249-28,40
1.1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean. 1st Ave. South.
iBROIBA $685.mo 9041891-0606
$850/mo, 287 Anem St., $800/mo, 2
blocks to ocean, across from Town Cen-
ler. 2BR 1BA. CH&A. hardwood floors, hie
DaIn & kiicnen No pets. $800 deposit. wa-
ler garbage & sewer included in reni
JAX BCH efficiency apt., $650/mo./
$650'dep IBR apt, $750/mo/ $750/dep
7.12 mos lease Sea Villa, 920 2nd St N.
1 5 BLOCKS to ocean, 174 1st Ave. S.
2BR 1BA. CHIA, no pets.' $875/mo.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA spacious Dright
end unit, garage, lanail pool, gated, close
1o JTB. blocks to beach. $1350/mo
NEAR PONTE Vedra. 1 block beach. Best
area, quiet, safe,. residential neighbor-
hood. 2BR/1BA lower duplex. New paint,
CH&A, W/D included. No smoking. Small
pet considered. $950/mo., lease deposit.
993-1118. - . ,. E : .


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PVB, 3BR/2BA Townhouse, 1280sf., W/D,
screened porch, .$1100/mo. May give'
option to buy. 904-537-4072.
LARGE EFFICIENCY Apartment, excel-
lent, location, 2 blocks to Ocean, very
clean. No' pets. $575/mo. 642-1214 or
NEPTUNE BEACH townhouse,
2BR/1.5BA, newly renovated, kitchen
equipped, WDHU, fenced yard. No pets.
$800/mo. +deposit. (904)221-5833.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 706 Cavalla Rd.
2BR/1.5BA, WDHU, enclosed porch.
$775/mo. +$775/dep. 514-8761.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome 2/2, end
unit, CH&A, tile floor, 1177 Songbird Lane,
$825/mo. 280-2728 leave message.
NEPTUNE BCH, charming 2BR 1BA apt,
1 block from beach, storage & laundry
hook up, wood floors, new appliances &
A/C. $1000/mo. Call Rick 891-2345.
TWO 1BR Apartments, 2 blocks from'
beach $650/mo. 1 Efficiency apartment, 2
blocks from beach $550/mo. 249-6748.
floors, CH&A, WDHU, 1.5 blocks to
beach, 1st/ last mo.. rent, SD, 1 year
lease. $900/mo. Donna Ross Real Es-
tate, Inc. 246-4862.
Walk to Ocean. CH&A, WDHU. Some util-
ities included. No pets. $1100/mo. lease.

BEACHES~/ PVB 1. 2. &A BRRwith oceanic

.. .. .. .. .

views, from $800/m'o. 233-4545. ATLANTIC BEACH/MAYPORTAREA
views, from $ /mo, 1129 Sebago Ave. So./Oak Harbor
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod- All new 3BR/2BA, tile/ carpet, fenced, no
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen- pets. $1200/mo.
Ites, $980/rho. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo. 1123 SebagoAve So..3BR/2BA, great
247-1417. shape fenced, screened porch, carport, no
R bedroom2Excele loatn. pets, $1300/mo. 631-3583 or 612-8868.
blocks 'to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219. JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, 1450sf., 1212
15th Ave. N., 12 blocks to beach, close to
, BEACH TOWNHOUSE Fletcher HS, Florida room;, large kitchen,
Spacious and well maintained 2 bedrooms W/D, fenced yard.. $1250/mo. 710-2600,
& 1-1/2 baths. Approximately 1100sf, 1 534-3411.
block to the beach. No pets, full kitchen, ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA,
washer/ dryer connections, lots of closets. $1500/mo. +$100 non-refundable deposit.
126 S. 13th Ave. Jax Beach. $950 month- Call,0 +$1008n 97
ly rental (utilities not Included) $550 secur- Call(904)200-8977.

ity deposit. Minimum 7 monin lease.
Available In December. 285-1852
JAX BEACH 2BR/1 BA apartment, WDHU,
CH&A, fireplace, 1 block from ocean
$875/mo. Call 566-1287
JAX BEACH, East of 3rd, 985-B 2nd
Street South, 2BR/1BA, washer/ dryer,'
$875/mo. VIP Realty 962-6190.
JAX BEACH Efficiency garage apt. just 4
blocks to ocean. $500/mo. AlI South Real-
ty; 241-4141.
PVB, 3BR/2BA Townhome, WDHU, 1lyr.
'lease. No pets. $950/mo. +$950/sec.
249-6501, 233-7224.
PONTE VEDRA Townhouse 2/2, includes
washer/ dryer,. screened in porch, lake
view.$1300/mo. 571-5517. "

NORTH JAX Beach Efficiency. $495/mo NEPTUNE BEACH. 2BR/1BA, CH&A, 2nd
1BR, $595imo 1 block to Ocean Pool No floor. Large deck, 1 block to beach.
pets. 249-5368, i $1050,mo includes water 241-0897

ATLANTIC BEACH off Seminole Rd.
Beautiful newer 3/2.5 townhome, 10ft cell-
ings, lighl & brighl hardwood floors, 1 car"
gar,, small tenced backyard. 8 blocks to:
Beach. $1495/mo flexible terms. And al-
so avail.
, - * - '* "'. -'.
Jax Beach, Jardin De Mer cor)do. Beauti-
ful, new 2/2 w. Irpic & garage. First floor.
$1095/mo. Call June, First Trusi Realty,
BEACHFRONT 1BR. tBA. 108 Orange
SI, Nep Bch. downslairs. $1050'mo. mcl
uil 16611803-6275
JAX BCH- 116 13in Ave N . downstairs,
1,2 ik to b,:n, 2BR,I BA, CH&A $9951mo
.dep Avail April '07 9041472-3699

JAX BEACH, 3+BR/4BA remodeled,
charming old Flornda style homE. pool. oh
street parking across Sireel Irom beach
park. 115 5In Ave So.. $3200'mo,
JAX BCH. 1503 Tanglewood Rd. 3.'1,
WDHU lenced ya $1200,'mo -sec dep.
PONTE VEDRA Sawgrass qated com-
runiry Bermuda Ci, across Ine streel.
; ' Irom Ire park Beaumtul cansl froni
1700s1. 2BR 2BA patio home. $1250'mo
ADORABLE, 3'2, newly renovaled home
in Ponie Veara. Wood L Iloors. fenced
, ard. quiet neignbornood 51295,rmo.
Lawn seiice incl Call 476.50'1 lor an
4BR/2BA HOME in S Jax Ben. large
tenced yard. 2 car garage. No Pels, No
SSmokers. $2000,'nmo,. security deposit
Available spring Possible lease option
ATLANTIC BEACH gorgeous 32 No
pels No smokers. $1000.,mo. +security,
RiP TIDE. 3BR.2BA., 160 sqn. up dated
home, $ 700mo m ery privin e tropical
back yard summer ktlcnen. 465.1310
ATLANTIC BEACH, beautilul. large
2BR 2 5BA iownhorome. 5 blocks to beach.
fireplace. WD. $1150'mo. 9041742-6423
BRAND NEW Keywest single lam=iy
home, gated community. 2900. sr.
S 4BR'3.5BA, 2 car garage $1800,mo.
$499 900 19041608-2579
ATLANTIC BEACH. 3'2 5 SFH, open floor
plan, Iravenine Iloors' counter lops carpel
-i Oedrooms, walk-in closes, vaulled ceil-.
ings, f'place, stLay. screened pool. corner
lot, $2000/mo.'TDO Management Serv-
ices, 246-1125.
3BR/2.5BA TOWNHOUSE. in desirable
AB, Selva Lakes very clean, newer model
with over 1900st. 2 car garage w'WDHU
Community pool. 5minm bike to beach.
Walking distance to park. $1800/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH townhome for lease,
2BR/2.5BA +loft area. Many extras includ-
ing jetted jacuzzi tub, oversized shower,
built in Murphy Bed and desk space, gran-
ite counters, enclosed patio and two car'
garage. Community pool and only
7 blocks to beach access. Call Kevin FoI-
som Lifestyles at 904-6!2-1191 to see.
ATLANTIC BCH townhouse, 3.5BR/ 2BA,
everything new, ceramic 'tile throughout,
marsh view. 2979 Bayshore Dr., Mayport
Landing. Must see!l $1100/mo. 465-2163.
ATL BCH. 2 1 carport. w' WDiHU.
1000sf, large lenced vard. open 1loor plan.
lawn ser.'ice. $950.'mo. TDO Manage
ment'Servi:es 246-1125
4.5 blocks to o.ean. 1300'mo +700 dep.
SOLANO WOODS, 3/2, 1600sf, BR
w/wood floors, ceramic tile throughout,
open kiicrien wilh ea-.;n area screened
Patio. $1600'm. TDO Management Serv-
ces, 2-46-1125

JAX BEACH IBR'IBA Apt 119 51th Ave.
So Pool, oH street parking, across street
trom beach, hardwood Iloors/ carpeting.
$850/mo. (9041273-5206.
808 1st St S.. JB. Apt 3 888-259-0783
PONTE VEDRA- 2BRI2BA patio homel
Club pool. tennis & moiel $1200/mo All
South Realty, 241-4141.

LUXURIOUS Pelican Point. 2BR'2BA,
available now $1700-$2600/mo. 3 month
minimum rental 1904)241-7206.
OCEANSIDE, 1BR/1BA studio apt. lust
steps to ocean! $650'mo Also 2BR.2BA
for $995.'mo All Souih Realty, 241-4141.

Eagle Ridge Drive. 4BR2 5BA. 2000sf
$1495.,mo 241-RENT or 733-3730.
3BRi1BA 8 blocks to ocean. CH&A,
WDHU w.'iaige separate utility shed..
lenced backyard w/liki bar, BBO pit. Music
see to apprecialel 820 3rd Ave S.. JB
$850'mo +dep. Must pass credit check
Donnie 992-0088. 246-3690, 333-1822.

3/2 house, 1 car garage, $925/mo.
2/1 house, 1 car garage, $950/mo.
3/2, 1005sf, $850/mo.
2/1.5 townhome, $850/mo.
2/1 duplex, $1195/mo.
3/2,1 car gar., 1700sf, $1495/mo.
4/2, $1795/mo.
3/2, 2 car garage, $995/mo.
3/2, 2 car garage, $1395/mo.
includes yard service
3/2, 1450sl, $1195/mo.
4/2, 1774sf. $1275/mo.
4/4, 2800sf. $2495/mo.:
4/2.5, $1575/mo.
3'2, 1544sf, $1195/mo.
3/2,2 car gar. 2000sl. $1395,'mo
3 units. 2/2 & one 3/2
from $990- $1250/mo
4/2,2 car gar. 2000sf. $1350.'mo.
4/2, 2 car gar. 1990st. $1525'mo
S 42.5. $1950/mo.
3,2, 2 car gar., $950,mo
3'2, 1310sl, $1395,'mo
2/2, $895/mo.
Nine 3 & 4 bedroom houses
Priced Irom $1095'mo to $1825.mo
241-5501 OR 221-1711.

2/2 CONDO w/marsh view. Wood floors,
granite counter-tops, and fireplace. Call
Tedjor details (904)537-7896.
MAYPORT, 2BR/2BA, $850/mo. Call

homes. Weekly/monthly. Visit us at:
jaxbeachrental.com or 535-3911 or
OCEANFRONT 1 OR 2BR, weekly/
monthly, pool, 463-7343.
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
nished homes & condos From $500 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.

ROOM AVAILABLE in 3/2 house w/hot tub
in Neptune Beach, 2 blocks, from beach.
Available January 1st for $500/mo. +utilit-
les. Call (904)662-2336.
roommate lo share nice house in quiet
neighborhood in Atlanlic Beach 3BR/2BA.
$700 plus hall utilities. 219-4307.
LOOKING FOR roommate 1o share new
condo. Must be clean, neat 1,3 rent. utilit-
ies, & fees, 463-2845.
CLEAN, QUIET. alcohol/ drug free room,
lurnisnea/ unfurnished, $400, 333-2624.

SOUTH JAX Beach, large private room.
w/ oalh, furnished, cable, private entrance
CA'H, $140'wk t $140 deposil on bus
line. 246-0862
home, Allantic Beach $400,'rro - 1*2 uilit.
ies AvailaOle now, 249-4646.
ATLANTIC BCH rental. Looking for 2
roommates $850.'mo each Includes elec-
tric & water Phone & cable nor includeO
Avail 1/01/07 200-8977

NEPTUNE BEACH 650 salt business ol-
fice. ample paring. 3rd Street signage.
convemenl location. available January
Call 246-9520
NEW OFFICE SPACE in prestigious
shopping center on Beach Blvd. in Jax
Beach Jonathan 866-6937.

OCEANFRONT FURNISHED 212 Poo ease, 3629sl Ottfice included. Large park-
consider lease option $1750mo. ing lot. beach side of inlracoastai
463-7343. ____ 17701929-1721, 16781525-0854.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA, oceanlroni, 1st (2) OFFICE Condos. 1140si each, 210
floor, pool, W/D. $1800/mo. 655-6533. west o1195. Avail 1/1/07 904687-3000

COSTA VERANO luxurious building and
amenniles. Two enclosed parking spaces.
First month Iree. 52800/mo
OCEANFRONT. 2BR/2BA condo. fully lur-
nishedt unfurnisned Available immediate-
ly. Long-term lease 465-4101
SPACIOUS 1BR/1BA in Ponle Veara. fully
renovated with stainless steel appliances
and tile Iloors; private screened-in lanai.
Walking to beach, shops, & restaurants
Pool & work-out facilities included East ol
A1A in Summerhouse. $975.'mo. E-mail
rentpvbcondo @yahoo.com
AB, 3BR/2BA, furnished, ground floor,
pool. $1400/mo No pets (904)608-4325.
3"2 JAX Bch, gated community with pool,
a glqgr I1 ,ipa p I. - -,closets, iS/, 0t
SIgwi aI lgs'ofS' mrparsh S 1250/mo
S' dnt'se..Call 407-896-9405. " "
ATLANTIC BEACH, Remodeled condo
lease 2BR/1.5BA, A/C. security New ap-
pliances. No pets. $850,mo. $850.idep

terranean 3/3, 2100sf condo. Kitchen
w!granile stainless steel appliances & 42"
cabinets. Oversized rooms, large closes,
huge screened lanai & peaceful views. 1st
f11or w/backyard All appliances included.
Garage w/storage Inlracoastal waterfront,
gatedcommunity w/pool & Illness center.
Minutes to Beach/ Southside for easy
commute to work, malls & restaurants.
Dock space also available , $1895/mo.,

LOVE THE BEACH? South Jax Beach.
3BR/2BA, Furnished, right on Ocean.
Awesome view. 242-0411.

S. PONTE VEDRA- Like new, 3BR/2 5BA THE PALM, 3/2, lower level, thI/ carpet,
in Turtle Shores! Club pool, tennis & morel washer/ dryer, garage $1250/mo TDO
$1950/mo. All Soulh Realty. 241-4141. Management Services. 246-1125

PVB PLAYER'S Club 4/3. updated, large
lot on pond. $1650'mo Call 234-6854.
Ron Realtor.
OCEAN CAY 3,2. rel ig./ wash/ dry.
lawn maint . $2200/mo, 477-3183.
ARLINTGON AREA. 3/2, Ipl., LR, DR, 2
car. sun porch, lenced yard. Avail Jan
'07 Shonrt term lease avail. $1100/mo +
security. (904)928.3661.
$850.mo EasI Coast Realty. 962-7766.

JAX BEACH Holly Drive, 3BR/2BA. 2 car
garage., enced yard, $1250.'mo - deposit,
ATLANTIC BEACH, 31 large fenced
y.ard. new Kllchen., WD/HU, tile floors.1300
sqrr . $975 mo +deposit. Available Jan. 2.
JAX BEACH. 2BR/1BA. WDHU, 1103 5th
Ave. S. $925,mo 220-5797.
W.' BEACHES. Ibis Point, 3/2. LR/ DR/
Greatroom w/Iplace, new carpel. ceramic
Ie, sunroom. lenced yard, lawn service.
sprinkler system $1650'mo. TDO Man-
agement. 246-1125.
WBEACHES IBIS Point. 3.'3 w/office,
2400sl, GR wfirepilace. LR. DR. EIK. cov-
ered patio, sprinkler system water soften-
er. $1575/mo. TDO Management Serv.
ices, 246-1125.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA, 1400sf;
comer unit; well kept townhouse, W/D,
screened porch faces nature; $1425/mo.;
241-5221. '
ATLANTIC .BEACH - Beach cottage;
3BR/den, 1.5BA, hardwood, carpet & tile
floors, ceiling fans large fenced backyard
wdeck 5 blocks to. beach, 1 year lease,
260 Belvedere SI., $1200/mo. Call 246-
8294, 571-1769.

ATLANTIC BEACH. This beautiful, water-
front, 2-story townhome with vaulted ceil-
ings lea lures 2 bedrooms with loft/ bed-.
room and 2.5 baths. For additional. record-
ed information, please call 861-4636, and
when prompted, enter the location number
61190. Would consider a 7 month lease.

the Intracoastal Waterway 3/4BR. 3.5BA.
approximately 2700sf. w/marina view. Re-
son style living $2450,'mo. Includes 1-car
garage. water, sewer, cable, pool, spa.
clubhouse, health club. Marina Walk, gal-
ed communiyMarsh and marina views
40' boat slip available. Call 463-2845.

SEE THE OCEAN 2BR/2BA newly remod-
eled wigranile, maple cabinets, new tile
and carpel, fireplace, W/D and balcony
Great location in Jax Bch. $1150/mo
adult condo community in Atlantic Beach.
1BR/1BA, ground floor, covered parking.
pool, 55 and over $1000/month includes
waler & cable. Must seeal 571-5517.
1.5BA, Ireshly painted, new tile, fireplace,
fenced backyard, W/D $925/mo
totally remodeled & absolutely new. New
granite & cabinets in kitcnen & bath. New
Ille, paint, windows & appliances Walk-in
custom closet with bulll-lns. Covered park.
ing. Water included. $1375/mo.,
JAX BEACH Oceans Edge Condo Brand
new 1!1 & 2/2, granite kitchen, assign
parking, resort style pool, summer kitchen,
Iness center, clubhouse and more Start-
ing at $1200/mo. Call Kathryn lor details
2BR/2BA, ground floor, gated community.
5 star living. $925/mo. Call Steve Macri,
Country Club Real Estate (904)662-9015.

PONTE VEDRA- 2BR/2BA, attached ga-
rage. furnished, all appliances, Includes
W/D. $1200/mo Mark 338-3230
OCEANFRONT NEW 3/3, garage, consid-
er lease option, $2650/mo. 463-7343.
unit, 1 story, East of AIA, $1195/mo.
(904)612-6532, (904)641-5564.

JAX BEACH- 428 3rd Ave. So., 2BR/1BA ' V
'house, CH&A, fenced yard, $775/mo, PVB. 2BR/2BA, w/fireplace, new applian.
(904)891-0606. e' es, washer/dryer, many amenities
(9.... .$1000/mo. 472-0914.

NEPTUNE BEACH, 219 Cherry St., 1
block to ocean. 2 story beach home.
3BR/2BA+ 1BR/1BA guest cottage. Flori-
da room w/fireplace,. office/ bonus room,
large patio, appliances, WDHU, garage
$2150/mo. 246-7792, 210-8002.
PVB/ SOLANO Cay, 3/2, two stories,
iacuzzi. 1600sqfl $1550/mo, JH Finders,

fireplace, TInced ari., 3 ocks io o.ean 3BR/3.5BA, 3400sf, long term Lease
$1150/mo. (904)742-6423 $3500/mo, no pets, (904)998-2703.

OAK HARBOR, 3/2, CH&A, WDHU, re-
modeled kitchen, $1050Jmo + deposit.
249-3214 or 945-3303.
PVB- SAWMILL Lakes, 3/2 all tile, up-
grades, $1700/mo. JH Finders 536-2349.
NICE 2BR/1BA townhouse flat. Large
kitchen/ appliances, ceramic tile. Lots of
closets. Close to beaches & Mayport. 66
West 5th St., AB, $950/mo, 465-2163.

PVB, 2 extremely clean 3BR homes avail-
able. $1550/mo and $1750/mo. 285-6551,
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, 1212 15th Ave.
No., $1200/mo., 710-2600, 534-3411.
PVB, RENT or RTO, 3BR/2BA townhome,
1300sf, $1100/mo. $179,900. 333-2845.
3BR/ 1.5BA, Ponte Vedra, close to Beach
& JTB, $1200/mo., 294-1114.

PVB WALK/ bike beach. Large 2BR/2BA
.'w/garage, FP & W/D. Excellent $. $1050 -

male to Ihe night home on a breeding con- ;
Iraci. 334-9196
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224

CHRISTMAS FERRET w/3 her cage. gen.
lie and friendly Greal pet for a child.
$100 339-1228

FOUND DOG. short black coal white
markings, three legs Found 12/25 10am
between Beapc . Alljpnlic on Sa,,Pb,l
Rd. 705-3893 ' I,
HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cais &"
dogs 246-3600.

THE DAVIE Area Land Trust s dedicaled
to preserving undeveloped land in western
Broward County. Florida For information
and donations. visit us online al www da-
velandirust org.
WHAT DESTROYS Relationships? An-
swei pg 446 Buy and Read Dianerics by
L. Ron Hubbard Send $8 00 o10: Hubbard
Dianetics Foundation. 3102 N. Habana
Ave, Tampa FL 33607 1813)872-0722.

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

rested divorce papers. Without Kids while
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etc. Only one signature required Excludes
govt lees' Call weekdays 18001462-2000
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Established 1977

IN RE. The license tO piaclice opticlanry
Anthony J. Gervasini
2147 Bertha Street
Jacksonville, FL 32207
CASE NO.: 2006-01422
The Department of Health has filed an Ad-
ministrative Complaint against you, a copy
of which may be obtained.-by contacting,.
William Miller, Assistant General Counsel,
Prosecution Services Unit, 4052 Bald Cy-
press Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee, Flori-
da, 32399-3265, (850)245-4640.'
If no contact has been made by you con-
ceming the above by January 31,.2007,
the matter of the Administrative Complaint
will be presented at an ensuing meeting of
the Board of Opticianry in an. informal pro-
ceeding. '
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the individual or
agency sending this notice not later than
seven days prior to the proceeding at the
address given on the notice. Telephone:
(850)246-4640, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or
1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay
BL 12/27/06, 1/3,1/10,1/17/07

1 Means of
5 Glide
10 Insect
14 Surpassing
15 Drummer
16 Within: pref.
17 Powerful
ruler, once
18 Lightened
19 Solar disk
,20 One more
22. Items of
paper or
24 Contraction
25 Fashion
26 One of
.29 MMM
30 Part of an
34 Head
35 Org. con-
cerned with
36 Respond
37 Famous
New York

38 So-so
40 Unpleasant
41 Least'
43 Italian
44 Admired
45 Source of
46 Word with
bar or
47 Exploded
48 Item made
of wax
50 Tarry
51' Cooked
54 Eccentric
, old men
58 Hunter's
59 Spry
61 Place for
62 German
63 Gives up
64 St.__ of
65 Brews
66 Exports
from a
town In .

67 Part of a
1 _ fide
2 Hot spot
3 Flying: pref.
41Si orse . .
5 Releases
6 Deceitful
7 Light switch
8 Ambassadors
9 Currently
10 Saps
11 Opposed
12 British
13.Lily _
21 Single,
double or
23 Jet
25 Sharper
26 Chew noisily
27 Western
28 Papal
29 Foreign
31 Landlord
32 Honeys *'.
33 Rye fungus

35 Mil. rank
36 Stone __
38 State in
39 Dali's field
42 Elegant
44 Affectionate
46 Crowded
47 Terrible
49 World's
50 Fertile loam
51 National
52 Follow
53 Bird
54 Nickname
for a
55 Tide
56 Nerve
57 Break
60 Actress


Notice is hereby given that a public hear-
ing will be held on the following proposed
ordinance at 6:00 p.m. on AQQAMonday,
January 8, 2007, in the City Hall Council
Chambers. 116 First Street, at which time
the Cit Council will consider their adop-
tion into law. The ordinances in their en-
tirety may be inspected at the Office of the
City Clerk during regular working hours.
All interested parties may appear at the
meeting and be heard with respect to the
proposed ordinance.
it a person decides to appeal any decision
rraoie by the Council wlhn respecr to any
maner considered at such meeting or
hearing the person will need a record of
Ihe proceedings and lor such purpose
may need to ensure tnat a verbatim record
ol the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
in accordance with the Americans With
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26. Flori-
da Statule, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation, including
hearing assistance, lo participate in this
meeting should contact the City Clerk's
Othice no later than 500 PM, the day of
Ine meeting
Lisa Volpe, CMC .
City Clerk
BL 12/27/06

The Board ol Adjustment for the City'
of Jacksonville Beach, Florida will meet
and hold public hearings on
Wednesday,January 17, 2007 at 7:00
p.m. in the Council Chambers, located
at 11 North 3rd Street. Jacksonville
Beach to consider the following variance
'BOA 06-100272 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development'Code Sec-
tion. 34-337 le)(l) e, for 48 ol coverage
in lieu of 43�o maximum to allow lor im-
provemenls to a single family dwelling, for
property located at 1600 South 61th
Street. more specifically, North ? Lots 5
and 6 Block 4. Sea Side Park
BOA 06-100288 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion. 34-337 (lt(1) e, for 44% lot coverage
in lieu of 35% maximum to allow for a new
single family dwelling, for property locat-
ed at 2663 St Johns Blvd. more speclfi-
cally. Lot 5,. Block 3. Jacksonville Beacn
A copy of the above referenced applica-
tion(s) is available for review in the office
ol the Planning and Development Depart-
mdent, 11 North 3rd Street. during normal
business hours (M-F, 8a-5p).
Board of Adjustment
City of Jacksonville Beach

if a person decides to appeal any decision
by the Board of Adjustment with respectio
any matter considered at any meeting,
such person may need a record of the
proceedings, and, for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure thal a verba-
tim record of the proceedings Is made,
which 'record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
The public is encouraged to speak on Is-
sues on this Agenda that concern them.
Anyone who wishes to speak should sub-,
mit the request to the recording secretary
prior to the beginning of the meeting.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
'da Statutes, persons with disabilities
needing special accommodation to partici-
pate in this meeting should contact the
Planning and Development Department
no Jater than 5:00 p.m. on the day preced-
ing the meeting. -
BL 12/27/06


Case No 06-CV-2027
Code No. 30404
Foreclosure ol Mortgage
Dollar Amount Greater Than $5.000.00
III, , - k
2700Sanders Road
Prospect Heights, Illinois 60070
unknown spouse of Patrick E Kean, II
3738 Southeast 19th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320
103 Atoka Drive
Winchester, VA 22602
2963 WoodaOp Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32277
unknown tenants
1009 Park Avenue
Racine. WI 53403
JENNIFER KEAN, 2963 Woodlop Dnve,
Jacksonville, FL 32277 OR 1009 Park-
Avenue, Racine WI 53403.
You are hereby notified that the plain-
tilt named above has filed a lawsuit or olh-
er legal action against you. The complaint,
which is also served upon you. states the
nature and basis of the legal action.
Within 40 days after. December 11,
2006, you must respond with a written an-
swer, as that term is used in Chapter 802
of the Wisconsin Statutes, to the com-
plaint. The court may reject or disregard
-an answer that does not follow the re-
quirements ol the statutes. The answer
must be sent or delivered -to the, court,
whose address is:
Clerk of Circuit Court
Racine County Courthouse
730 Wisconsin Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
and to O'Dess and Associates. S.C.,
Plaintiff s attorneys, whose address is-
O'Dess and Associates, S.C.
1414 Underwood Avenue, Suite 403'
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53213
You may have an anomey help or rep-
resent you.
If you do not provide a proper answer
within 40 days. the court may grant judg-
ment against you lor Ihe awardof money
or other legal action requested in the com-
plaint. and you may lose your right to ob-
ject to anything that is or may be incorrect
in the complaint. A judgment may be en-
forced as provided by law. A judgment
awarding money may become a lien
against any real estate you own now or In
the future, and may also be enforced by
garnishment or seizure of propeny.
Attorneys for Plaintift
Bar Code No. 1017869
1414 Underwood Avenue, Suite 403
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414)727-1591 /
O'Dess and Associates, S.C., is at-
tempting to collect a debt and any in-
formation obtained will be used for that
If you have previously received a Chapter
7 Discharge in Bankruptcy, this corre-
spondence should not be construed as an
attempt to collect a debt.
BL 12/13,20, 27

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Notice is hereby given that the Code En-
forcement Board of the City of Neptune
Beach, Florida, will conduct a regular
monthly Public Hearing on Wednesday,
January 10, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the.City
Hall Council Chambers at 116 First Steet,
Neptune Beach, Florida. The following
cases are on the agenda:
Noise CEB 06-30N, 211 Myra Street
Noise CEB 06-31 N 207 Margaret Street
If a person decides to appeal anydecision
made by the Board with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting or
hearing, he will need a record of the pro-
ceedings and for such purpose he may
need to ensure that a verbatim record of
the proceedings is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans with
'Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to panicipaie
in this meeting should contact ne Ciiy
Clerk's Office no later than 5:00 p.m., the
day of the meeting.
Code Enforcement.Board
,BL 12/27/06

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M-F, 3-6pm, for church preschool. Some
experience required. 246-2891 for inter-
view. Dependable applicants only.

HELP WANTED :classifications in this
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current 0Oj openings No tees may De
charged to ine prospective employee Ads
for se-li.empioymeni or buiress opponu.
nines appear under the Business Opponu-
nities category Ads which may require
payment oil ees lor employment intorma-
lion guidance or training may appear un-
der JoD Service Should any Help Wanted'
adveniser ask lor a tee or it the adveriser
is orienn a produce or service rather Tnan
a or, opening. please notily Tr,.e Beaches
Leader, 249-9C033
niring pan-lime Cor ihe Tennis Pro Shop.
Shinl.hours are Saturday's 2pm-5pm and
Sunday'5 ipm-5pm Oiner hours may be-
come available in tre lulure $7'hr Call
285 0753 lor more information Apply in
person Tuesday-Salurday in ine. main
clubriouse. Drug testing'EOE. i
CHILD CARE PiT, experienced Early
A.M. Must have vehicle Call 285 4165.
PAYROLL/ HR Admin. Must have ADP
PayEx and EZ Labor experience E-mail
resume to
P/T, SATJ SUNJ MON. Detail orenied in-
dividuai Sianing pay negoltaled. Golt
Privileges Phone 904-246.4827, enmall
accounting@seivamarina corn or tax re-,
sume to 246-9121 DFWP

WE ARE looking lor a special person to
manage prolecIs and support activities o01
a unique marketing company localed in
Pome Vedra Beach. Requirements in-
clude at least 3 years experience as an
adminisirauve assisIani, proficiency win
MS Ontce DooLs including Power Point and
Access, experience maintaining a dlaia.
base basic bookkeeping skills with knowl-
edge ol QuIckBooKs. excellence in oral
and wrinen communications, a commin-
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PEST CONTROL - Lawn Technician
needed, opportunity to learn a trade with
great career potential for hard worker,
10/hr. to train, 'medical, dental, retire-
ment, life, 26K+. Must have valid FL driver
lisence. Call 726-9332.
DEBT CONSULTANTS wanted for newly
opened settlement company. Experience
preferred. Fax resume (904)730-9420.

FULL-Time, 3pm-11pm at Premiere Re-
tirement Community. Excellent benefit
package, competitive wages, good work-
ing environment. Applications available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to
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PONTE VEDRA Preschool Teacher this category please call 904-249-9033 or
Assistant, CDA a plus, variable hours. e-mail: classified@beachesleader.com
Call 285-2965.

DRY CLEANERS experienced counter
help. Full time, benefits. The Cleaners,
1519 Penman Rd. Call Mrs. P. 246-1705.

Country Club (Ponte Vedra Beach) is now
hiring a club accountant. Must have mini-
mum 5 years general accounting experi-
ence. A/R, A/P, proficient in Excel, proc-
essing of daily sales, Jonas POS experi-
ence a plus but not required. Full time po-
sition' with excellent benefits including
401 k, sick, vac. Apply in person Tuesday-
Saturday.' Call 285-6514 for directions.
Background check/drug testing/EOE

DRIVER ASAP 36-43cpm/ $1.20pm + SERVERS WANTED. Chizu Japanese
Sign On Bonus $0 Lease New Trucks Steak House. Apply after 2pm, 1227
CDL-A + 3 mos OTR (800)635-8669. South 3rd St.

Office Manager
Local Swimming Po.l C:,rmpany located at
the Beaches, looking for Office Manager
for high paced Pool Service Maintenance
and Repair Divisicn Dunes include sched-
uling service le.-nrcians tor repairs, man-
aging departmental billing, handling cus-,:
Iomer requests and perlirmi rg on cesup-
porn iunihons tor inls department Need
'e.-elleni cusiomer service and organiza-
lional spills. computer experience wilh
Word Excel,. and A.:-ourniiin sonware O1.
lice management experience required Ex.
penrierice working in a ser.',ice rype envi.,
ronment, such as plumbing, electrical,'
HVAC a major plus. Email resume to Ju-
lie@surfsidepools nel or lax to 904-249-
8801 or complete applic:aiior. at SurfSide
Pools - 313 Bea.:n Blvd , Jacksonville
Beach; FL 32250. Compensation depend-
ent on experience. Benefit package avail-
able., . '
PERSON Mainly Beacnes area Fa> re.
sume 247.9036

Lawn service seeks individual to perform'
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available., Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967. . ' .
'NEED INTERIOR trim carpenters and-
helpers. Dependable, own transportation..
Call 635-1395 .. , .
DIESEL MECHANIC: Sunsiate Carrier;s is
needing a mechanic to10 perform PM's and
light maintenance on company equipment
Benelils include Health Insurance
4I1 K.paid vacation and holiday call
i8001866-5050 ask ior Tony
PRESSURE WASH-ING lecr,nicians and'
construction clean-up help needed. Must
have valid driver'. license Benelis avail-
able, 881 -2071
SERVERS, LINE Cook. Dishwashers
Fine Dining JJ's Bisiro Ponie Vedra.
273-7980. Gale Parkway 996-75.7

Taxi Drivers needed to,.work Beach and
r.irercoasiai areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record Call 249-0360 ' ,
CLASS-A CDL drivers Now Hiring OTR 8&
Local Drivers- New Equipment. Great
Benelas: Premium Pay Package Call
Oakley Transpon. 18771882-6537

PRODUCTION COOK 5 days per week
Creole experience preferred Call Rck
246-4121 . . .
WE'VE RAISED pay for Florida regional
*drivers! Home ever weekend Home dur-
ing the week' Strong consisierni Freghri'
95: to louchil Preplanned treigrh $.43 per
mile Heartland Express 1800)441-4953
www.neaniandeypress com

Full time 3pm to 1pm MondayFriday at
a premier retiremeni community He1allh
Center Excellent oeneltis and pleasant
work environment Applications at Fleel
Landing Secunry Gale. One FleeI Landing
Blvd. 'Allanic Beacn. FL '3223'3 Fa., to
(9041)246.9447,. e-mail
jobs@fleetlanding.com EOE/ Drug-Free
lront desk clerk ior nigrl sr.ih Weekends
required Please apply in person 120 AI.
lanic Blvd.. Neptune Beacn.

employs individuals in a variery 01 pos-
iIons Fc. 3 r a liulng oI current opponunihe-
please visit us in person 11 N 3rd S , 2nd
Iloor. call 2-147-6263. send an email 10.
personnei.'2axtcnll net, or '.ii1 our,
webstle www.JaCkso.nvileBeacr, org
Drug Iree work environment. EOE, VP

Would you like 10 have your own personal
Cook II so I'm Ihe .-one you re lOOking Ir
I oHer home ,ooked healthy meals all
grocery shopping 8 planning For more
inlo Call Lisa 273-0213 or 728-1145.

SEWING, MACHINE Repairs, Complete�
iuneup All makes; all mode's, $49.50.0
2 4 1 -2 112 '- '

We service & sell all makes & models
Free estimate. Family owned & operated
CAC1814887, Padgetts A/C, 588-5222.

CLEANING BY Christopher, 'catering to
the beaches area, (904)725-2738.
14 years experience. Reasonable prices,
low minimum rates, weekend appoint-
ments available. (904)525-7419. -

WOOD Fence Specialist. Install, replace:
35yrs Experience. References. Mick Out-
door Enterpdses. 241-7276, 838-9599.

SEASONED FIREWOOD full size truck
load, twice the size of small truck. David
993-8348, Bubba 651-4564. Free delivery.

STACKS/ Truckload or Cordwood. Pickup
or Delivery. Call 285-6427.
FREE STACK of firewood with purchase
of Christmas tree: Best price at the beach,
large truck or small, you pick up or we de-
liver. Beach Boys lot on Penman Rd. 759-
1612. Also, free tree trimmings for
wreaths. Merry Christmas!'

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NANNY, GOOD Pay, PT/FT, days. Trans-
portation, references needed. 241-2723.
experienced Teachers & Assisianm Teacn.
ers. FT & P.T available We otter a com-
petitive salary &. benefits package. Call
273-6960 or fax resume to: 280-5742.
LUNCH and Dinner Line Cooks & Knicnen
Utility You make good money working,
wiln good people in a busy waterlronF res-
taura- t 285-0139.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
DRIVERS -CAR hauling career. Great
home time Exceplional Pay & Benellisl
Paid Tralningl Mm 1 yr Class-A CDL exp.
req The Waggoners Truckinq 1912-571-
9668 OR 1866)413-3074
2550-7A Mavport Rd Nail Tecn Hair
Styiisi & Barber. Call tor details 525-2164
ask for Diare EOE

CARE GIVER, experienced, honest & de-
pendable; CPR & First Aid certified; Call
Nell 353-5390, 910-0878.

OAK COFFEE Table w/2 bookcase and
storage, 5'x2'x1-1/2'. $75. 502-2614.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
KING & Queen size head boards w/chest
of drawers, dresser w/mirror, one night
stand (charcoal, marble and black) $250.
Love seat & recliner $150. Rainsoft water
softener w/warranty (8 yrs on parts, 3 yrs
on labor) $1500. Walnut kitchen table
w/three chairs $30. Brass chandelier $30.
Two rolls of new beige carpet & padding,
covers 1600sf best' Offer. Call Laura
317-8254 or 707-5729.
SPORTCRAFT 4.6 Treadmill. Great
condition 2yrs. old. $200. 246-6247,

January 13th and 14th, Saturday, 9am-
5pm, Sunday 9am-4pri ai ihe Morocco
Shrine. 3800 S- Jorns Blull Road, Jack-
sonville Nonh Florida Arms Collectors.
Bnlo: 904)461-0273
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
STEEL BUILDINGS, factory deals. Save
$. 40X60' to 100X200'. Ex: 50x100x12'=
$3.60 sq ft. (800)658-2885. www.rigid-
STEEL BUILDING clearance' specials
Manufaclurer direct at substantially dis-
counted prices Winsiand rngn wind and
heavy snow. Limned quantities For spe-
ciais, call Pioneer 18001668 5422 'or

d r BRUNSWICK ANTIQUE Pool Table. 1922
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted Clean driving re- Aviator. 4 x8'. recondionred excellent la-
cord required Call April 246-9999 ble $3000 OBO Call Joel 1904)535-5293

LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Musl be able to work days
nights, weekends, and holidays Must
pass druc lest and background check.
Call Robern 465-0149

DRIVER YOU want it, we nave ill Solo,
learns owner operators, company drivers.
students, recent grads, regional, dedicai.
ed long nauil Van, flaibed. MUST be 21.
CRST Career Cenler. 18001940-2778.
www drivetorcrit corn

ADVERTISERS IN mhis category are not
olernngq obs They are offering job-relaied
services and may criarge tees Readers
are advised to exercise caution Delore giv-
ing credit card information over 1e phone
without knowing wnal specific product or
service inev will receive.

ALL CASH candy route. Do you earn
$800,day' 30 machines. Iree candy Alt
lor $9995 18881629-9968 BO20i00033
Call us- We will not be undersold!

WARr.IiNG- WHILE this newspaper does
nol knowingly accept Dusiness opportunity
ads wrich require you to pay a fee Io get
inlormatlon or inla reler you to 976-or 900.
phone numbers which will result in suD-
staniial charges to your phone bill, Ihe
newspaper cannot guarantee tme validity
of offerings in mis classiication It any ad-
veniser requires you to incur phone serv-
ice charges or pay a lee to learn Ine na-
lure ol ime opporlunry. please report I ito
Tre Beaches Leader, 249-9033.

ACTIVE NANNY honesI. dependable,
Sransponaliion & references. $1,0-$12/hr.
anv area CPR & F.rsi Aid P,T of ET
260-4915. . .

NEW pff'ce open. excellent therapists.
Walk-ins welcome 9am-6pm A1AF JTB,

DENTAL PLAN. only $11 95.mo. includes
vision Rx. & chiropractic. WeD siue is
www.everyonebenelis coriT40451399 or
call 15611674-6333. Member, BBB

lawns. Free esuimaies 246-0967

Specializing in "Complete Flowerbed
Cleaning and Workover". Lawn care.,
Janitorial Service, eic. Call Hermon. 246-
4238, 612-1755

WINSOR LAWN Servce, inc. Competitive
rates. Call Alan 237-5301
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-.
mates. 'Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, inmming- irees.
shrubs Licensed & insured. Residennial &
commercial CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.,
PALM TREES. Hedges Trimmed, Yard
Clean-ups'. Mulching. Sodding, whatever it
lakes etc Dave 249.4724

WE DO'Concrete Repair New Driveways.
Patios, Sidewalks. Slabs, Stamp Con.
create. Call 880-2994.

Safe roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing: Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin , 994-0045.

WASHER & dryer $150 Sofa w/ slip cover
$75. All exc cond 993-3226
ALMOST NEW. GE religeralor. range,
microwave & dishwasner, 285-9278
LAWN MOWER. Honda, 48",walk behind.
deck mower, 111 i1 hirs., $995, 322-7636.
LAZY BOY gold cloth sleeper sola & Lazy
Boy red cloti recliner, like new $250
each. 568-2424.
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
BOSE SURROUND Sound System w'CD.
AMvFM, 5 speakers and Dase iwnitel
$500 OBO. 246-4104
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed lor $899 249-8877. .

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

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

Repairs, specializing in termite damage.
Anything you need!' Kitchens, baths, tile,
walls, texture & painting. Roofs -gutters,
doors & windows. Room additions, dry-
wall, decks & flooring. Licensed & Insured.
10 yrs exp. (904)509-2857.

*LAND AUCTION* 300 Props Must be
Sold! Low Down/ E-Z Financing. Free Cat-
alog (800)937-1603 www.landauction.com
NRLL East:AB2509, Bulziuk:AU3448,
Johnston:AU3449, Mauk:AU3447.
IRS PUBLIC Auction. Unimproved real
estate of 4.8 acres to be auctioned Janu-
ary 11th at 10:00am in Naples, FL. Visit:
www.irssales.gov or contact Sharon W.
Sullivan, (954)423-7743.
GREAT FLORIDA Real Estate Auction
38+ properties at auction Many selling ab-
solute, regardless of price. Houses, Con-
dos, Farms, Acreage, Commercial, Health
Food Store, Marina, Building lots, Duplex-
es! All to be sold Jan 13th-Jan. 17th. Visit
www.CampenAuctlons.com for details' or
call Ben Campen Auctioneers (352)505-
0560 or (866)633-4460 Lic RE Broker
AU201 AB2118.

CASH PAID FOR Used Dish. Network
(NOT DIRECT TV) Satellite boxes (not
dishes). Highest Price Paid. Have model
number ready when calling. Toll Free
(866)642-5181 x1134.
U.S. SILVER Coins, paying 5X.face value
and a White's XLT Metal detector.
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com

FURNITURE- CHEAP. Misc. pieces. Sat-
urday only 8am-11am. 319 10th.Ave.N.
(next to Love Nest).

BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric,.$500. 463-2845.
40' BOAT SLIP for sale, exclusive Har-
bortown Marina. $164K. 463-2845.

1996 NISSAN extended cab XE, exc.
cond., low rri, A/C. split rear window, new
tires, absolutely perfect $5200 OBO.
1997 CHEVROLET AsDio Van. auto, V6,
A/C, .PS, PB, AMiFM/CD Great work
truck, runs good. $3000 219-.1276...

2002 HONDA CRV LX, dark green, tan in-
terior. 33,000 miles; auto, ,A/C,
AM/FM/CD. p6rer windows/.' Ioks, cruise.
Like new. $14,950 Call 724-.044.
1997 MERCEDES-BENZ E420, beautiful
two owner car. while' dove. car has been
serviced at all iniervals. amg 17" wheels
as wel as 16' aclory sport. Immaculate
car in' out $9995 OBO, 904-699-9680

BED- KING manress set, $289. Can de- 1991 CADILLAC Allante, 2-door converti-
liver. 904i391-0015 ( ble, 27,000 miles, asking $11,500 OBO,

6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & nox new still in boxes. $499.
Can deliver 858-9350 .
METAL ROOFING. Save $ Buy d;reci
Irom manulaciurer 20 colors in, IOCk with
all accessories OQuck urn around Deliv-
er/ available 13521498.0778 Toil tree
NEW BOYS BIKE Red Mongoose
Sirke . Assembled 21 . real under
Xmas Iree! $80 270-2160.

Scoolers - An's - Dirl Bikes - Mopeds
Golf Karts - Electric Cars and more!!
We %% ill beat all pnces in the country
with same warranty!
Best prices of the year
-. sase on our holda' sale"
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Sicre locauons Pecan Park. Ramona.
Johnson. Beach Blvd Flea MNarketi
Phone 904-716-3358
WVebsile: wwwjaguarpowersports.com

HEART PINE T & G Ilooring cui locally
Irom antique Pine climbers Large quaniry
w' incredible dark palina Lic BST5903
Flonda Hearrwood 249-8310.

sure washing, painung drywall repair lex-
lure & wallcoverings 25 years exper, rnce
Lic., insured, refs. -(904)403-7389
www.paintersyoucantrust.com -.

knoicn work guaranteed Painting, trim,
carpentry, wood repair, pressure washing.
Licensed/ Insured Free estimates.

'., ,. . "* * *
2001 FORD Escort, new lires stereo, bat-
tery, brakes; excellent cond-ion $2500,
1996 ACURA iniegra -Special Edition"
Power everything, sunrool AM'FM CD
A'C, learner Nice condilron Ask.ng
$3800 514.3304 . :
2000 CADILLAC EI-Dorado 2 door, pearl
whnie leather ExcellerI condimlon $5900
OBO. (9041838-8847
2001 FORD Escape XLT, 89k. miles, cloth
nierior ver, clean. $8000 OBO.
1988 JEEP Wagoneer Woody, greal Surn-
er ride. runs $500 OBO 398-2535


CGC 1505263. Commercial & Residential.
New homes, room additions, remodeling,
stucco, siding.' Any small rush repairs.
Quality Guaranteed. Affordable prices.
Free estimates. (904)234-1179 Visit' us

QUALITY HOME Repair Painting, Wood
Repair Pressure Washing and more
17yrs. experience Licensed! Irsured
pairs, Free Estimates. Call anytime. All
work 100% guaranteed. 904-484-6077

ROOFING. IN-TOWN prices @ the
Beach. 25yrs. experience. 880-9908.

QUALITY WORK. Install,, Removal, &
Painting. 'Residential, Commercial.
25yrs. Experience. References+ FREE
ESTIMATES. Steve, 285-1778.

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