Hometown news (Martin County, FL). January 5, 2007.
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Call:866-913-6397 Online:signup.HometownNewsOL.com Email:signup@HometownNewsOL.com*IFY OUPREVIOUSLYSIGNEDUP,DONTW ORRYYOU WILLCONTINUETORECEIVEYOURPAPERASSCHEDULED. Drug bust nets 28 HOBE SOUND Many of the 28 people arrested in a drug operation here last w eek have already spent time in prison, and in some cases, on more than one occasion. M any of these folks have been to prison, so they qualify for our frequent flyer plan, Martin County S heriff Robert L. Crowder said. The remainder of the suspects havent spent MARTIN COUNTY GONE FISHINGConditions were great but where were anglers? P ageB8 INSIDEV ol. 11, No. 3 Your Local News and Information Source www.HometownNewsOL.com Friday, June 22, 2012 More BANGFor Your Buck! 50% OFF Gift Certificatesonline at HometownNewOL.com Some criminal cases are unusual,humorous or just outright odd.And theres no shortage of them on the Tr easure Coast.This column will highlight cases that often leave observers shaking their heads.Anti-smoking campaign reaches new levelThese days, smokers find that just about everywhere they light up, someone expresses disapproval. And there are increasingly fewer places where they can legally smoke. In Mar tin County, the campaign to snuff out smoking reached a new level recently when one man confronted another man about smoking while pumping gasoline. When the man refused to put out his cigarette, the other man returned to his vehicle and got a gun. That worked. M ost would agree smoking while pumping gasoline is not smart, but threatening to shoot someone over it may be even less smart. The man who threatened the smoker was the one who ended up being arrested. He was charged with aggravated assault.W ar against dog ownersWhen a woman was confronted by Martin C ounty deputies as to why she poked another woman, while she was walking her dogs, with an umbrella, she r eplied that she was in a fight against people who o wned dogs.See B LOTTER, A3 BEST OF THE BLOTTERJA Y MEISEL Columnist proud to be part of newspaper GARDENINGA15 HAPPY BIRTHDAY INDEXClassifiedB9 Crossword B6 Fishing B8 Golf B8 Horoscopes B1 Obituaries A9 Out & AboutB1 P olice Report A5 Rants & Raves A6 V iewpoint A6 Sound policies recognized MARTIN COUNTY As she starts her third term as Martin Countys supervisor of elections, V icki Davis is doing so with her offices expenses down about 20 percent since 2008. For the upcoming year, she has also cut costs nearly 8 percent. Ms. Davis, who on June 8 was re-elected to office without opposition, has also seen her staff shrink to eight, down from 11. W e re doing more with less, like everyone else is, she said. R uth Pietruszewski, Mar tin County tax collector, who won a second term unopposed in this election, has also gained r ecognition for sound financial management. Last year, the Florida Caterer comes to rescue MARTIN COUNTY One evening last February, Amy J eacoma paid a $1,200 deposit to Marc Bergeron, a w edding planner whom she said promised a dream wedding to her 21-year-old son, J ustin, and his fianc, M ichelle. S he has since become one of 13 clients to come forward to say what seemed like too-good-to-be-true deals on wedding and party packages turned out to be just that. He seemed like a greatLoan to help business grow MARTIN COUNTY A government-backed loan program could help creditworthy small businesses get the money they need to expand and create jobs, lenders said. The Florida Capital A ccess Program or CAP has the support of the states D epartment of Economic O pportunity and the U.S. Tr easury Department. It uses funding from the E conomic Stimulus Act of 2008 to encourage lending to healthy companies in Happy birthday, HTN! Ten years ago, I got a phone call that changed my life. It was an invitation to be managing editor of H ometown News. I thought I knew what the project would entail: start a group of community newspapers from the ground up. My job would be to design the paper, plan content, hire staff, order equipment, gather news and start putting out a newspaper. S imple, right? It started out that way. If Id had any idea of the wild ride ahead of me, I might have answered that phone call differently.Paper turns 10 MARTIN COUNTY In honor of H ometown News 10th anniversary and its growth since then from a four-edition paper in 2002 to one that has covered about 250 miles on Floridas east coast, we take a look back at some of the issues that shaped Martin County in the last decade. H ometown News launched editions in Martin C ounty, Port St. Lucie and Fo rt Pierce in June 2002. At that time, the census count showed around 127,000 people living in Mar tin County, about Amateur radio operators host expo TREASURE COAST When disaster strikes, a little-known group of hobbyists turn their past times into life-saving action. M embers of the Martin County Amateur Radio Association typically use their equipment for their own amusement, communicating with fellow enthusiasts. B ut these ham radio operators, as they call themselves, also provide crucial communication during emergencies. And on June 23 and 24, they want to introduce the public to the systems that have let them lead communications during massive storms, tornadoes and other natural disasters that toppled more traditional methods. Their event is part of activities to celebrate amateur radio week, and is set for Sandsprit Park, located at 3443 S.E. St L ucie Blvd., Stuart. It will focus on emergency power sources. The idea is to preferably use a generator and get off the power grid, so to speak, said Eric Boyd, president of the Mar tin County Amateur Radio Association. Thats important, because when deadly hurricanes such as 2004s Fr ances and Jeanne eradicate phone and electricity lines and towers, radio operators lend their services to local disaster coordinators. As soon as area shelters open, Joe S awyer, the groups emergency coordinator, deploys operators to each site. He also sends hams to area hospitals, emergency operation centers and Red Cross headquarters. What ends up happening is the storm, tornado or disaster comes in, takes out communication towers, and even emergency responders lose the Mitch Kloorfain/chief photographerJaime Chamberlin, 16, of Palm City scores a kill during the Lifes A Beach volleyball tournament Saturday, June 16 at South Fork High School. For more images and team results please visit www.hometownnewsol.com.Great smash! By Samantha Josephsjoseph@hometownnewsol.comSee SOUND, A4By JayMeiseljmeisel@hometownnewsol.comBy Samantha Josephsjoseph@hometownnewsol.comBy Samantha Josephsjoseph@hometownnewsol.comSee LOAN, A4 See CATERER, A3By Samantha Josephsjoseph@hometownnewsol.comSee R ADIO, A2By Samantha Josephsjoseph@hometownnewsol.comSee CHANGES, A10The little newspaper that dared turns 10 this monthSee HTN, A14 WEEKEND WEATHERF riday: Overcast, scattered storms; high: 88; low: 73; high tide: 10:59 a.m.; low tide: 4:51 p.m. Saturday: Overcast, scattered storms; high: 84; low: 73; high tide: 11:43 a.m.; low tide: 5:34 p.m. Sunday: Overcast, scattered storms; high: 86; low: 72; high tide: 12:10 a.m.; low tide: 6:04 a.m. W eather courtesy of www.weather.com See BUS T, A3She jumped in after wedding planner split TAMMY RAITSMANAGING E DITOR 10 suspects still sought


ability to communicate. And even when the storm doesnt take the cell phones out, (the systems) are typically overloaded and you cant get calls out anyway, Mr. Boyd said. I n these instances, we provide any emergency communications that might be required of us. The weekend activities also promise educational activities suitable for children and there will also be information for people looking to learn about the latest amateur radio technology and licensing r equirements, organizers said. W e hope that people will come and see for themselves. This is not your grandfathers radio anymore, said Allen Pitt, spokesman for the American Radio Relay League, the national association. The communications networks that ham radio people can quickly create have saved many lives in the past months when other systems failed or were overloaded. F or more information, visit www.mcaraweb.com. F riday, June 22, 2012 A2 Martin CountyHometown News ShuttersCellular & Pleated ShadesFaux Wood & Wood BlindsQuality VerticalsW oven WoodsMini Blinds &more221-06272201 S.E. Indian St., StuartOpen Mon.-Fri. 9-4 Family Owned & Operated Since 1989Ve rticals PlusVISIT OUR SHOWROOM OR SHOP AT HOME CUSTOMMADEBLINDS 10% OFFANY ORDER OVER $100 2591 SEOcean Blvd. (Cedar Pointe Plaza) Stuart888-976-1444 or 772-600-8327www.medicalsupplyshoppe.netProducts & services to lead an active lifeBath & Safety Items Diabetic Supplies Incontinence Wheelchairs Walkers Scooters (Sale or Rent with FREEDelivery) Compression Stockings RespiratoryYour one-stop-shop for all your medical supply needsMedical Supply Shoppe Medical Supply Shoppe SAVE 20%ON ANY ONE ITEMENDS THURSDAY 6/28/12 2461 SE OCEAN BLVD.,STUART,FL 34996 CEDAR POINTE PLAZA772-221-0222LAMPSHADESLARGEST SELECTION IN FLORIDA OUTSTANDING SELECTION OF LAMPS EXCLUSIVE TO THE LAMP CONNECTION EXPERT LAMP REPAIR AND RESTORATIONCome Visit Our New Expanded Showroom! We Service &Repair All Foreign &Domestic Vehicles1410 SE OCEAN BLVD. STUART 283-2227HOURS: MON.-FRI. 7AM 5PM / SATURDAY 7AM NOONW ebsite: AGrecoAuto.comA. Grecos spends thousands to keep up with the highest level of technology in the ever changing world of automotive dynamics. EUROPEANAUTOMOTIVEBMW Like us on Facebook NO NEED TO GO TO THE DEALER! OUR DAD CAN FIX IT! 1441 East Ocean Boulevard Stuart (772) 286-0007 514 SWPrima Vista Blvd. Port St Lucie (772) 878-3437Easy to talk to... Easy to understand... Easy to trust R obert H. Fier M.D.Board Certified OphthalmologistDr Christopher Fr ey O.D.Board Certified Op tometristR ebecca Grunbaum B obo M.D.Tr ained in Comprehensive OphthalmologyK evin T. Kelly, M.D.Board Certified Ophthalmologist F ellowship Trained Retina Specialist Do You Have Glaucoma?Y our eyesight is precious and should only be trusted to an experienced physician. We Fully Explain Your Visual Needs In Language That You Can UnderstandSTATE OF THE ART DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT UP-TO-DATE SUCCESSFUL TREATMENTS FOR CATARACTS, GLAUCOMA, MACULAR DEGENERATION & DRY EYE SYNDROME.Fier Eye Care & Surgery Center would like to invite you in for a more complete eye examination. Eric Boyd, president of the Martin County Amateur Radio Association, teaches Caroline Nolan left and Sami-jo Harding how to work on a basic circuit as part of a learning activity at the associations annual public event in Stuart.Photo courtesy of William Laakkonen RadioF rom page A1 Save Money,Eat OUT!Save Money,Eat OUT! 50 % OFFGift Certificates50 % OFFGift Certificates


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He promised us the world but basically he disappeared on us, Ms. J eacoma said. He auctioned off everything in the building and took everybodys money. Theres a criminal suit against him but nobody ever found him. When she first met Mr. Bergeron, the planner looked slightly frazzled, with long hair and disheveled clothes. But his charming French accent, $10,000 crystal chandelier hanging from his reception hall and talk that he was about to open two locations in Palm Beach helped put his clients at ease. Another couple was even waiting in the parking lot for a chance to meet with Mr. Bergeron and pay the entire $5,000 fee up front to take advantage of an incredible deal that included the wedding cake, catering, DJ, florist, photographer, limousine and use of the Crystal R eception Hall, located at 4195 S.W. High Meadows Av e. in Palm City. I thought he was unkempt because he worked so hard. He said he worked seven days a week, ran another company in West P alm Beach and was getting r eady to open two other locations, Ms. Jeacoma said. B ut my 11-year-old son said, Did you notice that guy was wearing the same clothes from yesterday? Clients who contracted with Mr. Bergeron said they would soon learn it was more than his appearance that was shoddy. The landlord of the High M eadows Avenue property that houses the Crystal R eception Hall contacted Po rt S t. Lucie-based caterer J ayne Raynolds, after he said Mr. Bergeron reneged on the lease. He knew she had a successful business and asked if she wanted to take ov er the reception hall. Once she agreed to do so, the calls started pouring in from 10 couples and the parents of a child planning a sweet 16 party and all of who said Ms. R aynolds predecessor had made off with their cash. I really dont know anything about him and his place, Ms. Raynolds said, but took responsibility to fulfill the contracts. When I started calling people, we assured them they would have their wedding, she said. One of the first people she met was a distraught bride, whod already spent her entire wedding budget with Mr. Bergeron. Among the first planners promises to the bride were decorated arches and columns items Ms. R aynolds Silver Platter Entres did not have on hand. It meant the new planner had to turn to her network of fellow industry workers, We dding Professionals of the Tr easure Coast. One donor, A Paradise W edding, contributed an arch decorated with flowers, chair sashes, centerpieces and decorations for the bridal table. Silver Platter Entres provided food, drink, staff and decoration all at no cost. Thanks to their donations, the wedding proceeded as planned, with the companies absorbing the $4,057 time in prison, but were previously arrested, Sheriff Crowder said. S heriff Crowder said the arrests, part of Operation Hit the Block, targeted the small community of Banner Lake in the Hobe Sound area. Dur ing the investigation leading to the arrests, investigators received a lot of cooperation from residents not involved in drug sales, he said. They dont like their neighborhood turned into a marketplace for sale of illegal drugs, Sheriff Crowder said. In vestigators seized 250 cocaine rocks, 13 pounds of marijuana and two firearms, S heriff Crowder said. The investigation seems to show a resurgence in the sale of cocaine, possibly because prescription drugs are harder to obtain on an illegal basis, he said. Generally, the operation was carried out through use of informants who bought drugs during a four-month period, S heriff Crowder said. S ome of the arrestees were r elated, such as Gerald Lee Pr eston and Lil Gerald Preston, father and son, authorities said. B ut no organized network of drug sales existed, they said. S ome of the suspects were r ecently out of prison, said Sgt. John Budensiek of the Mar tin County Sheriffs Office. A uthorities said they are still looking for 10 other suspects. M ost of those arrested were charged with sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park and possession of cocaine. Those with multiple stays in prison, according to Florida D epartment of Corrections r ecords, included: Alvin Alonzo Brown, 54, 8529 S.E. Citrus Way, Hobe S ound, was charged with three counts of sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park and three counts of possession of cocaine. F lorida Department of Corr ections records show that Mr. Brown has had seven stints in prison, beginning in 1977. H is first conviction was for armed robbery and he was incarcerated for nearly three y ears. M ost of his subsequent convictions were related to sale or possession of cocaine, but he also was convicted of burglary and battery on a law enforcement officer. He was last released from prison in 1999. James A. Haslom, 7858 S.E. Kings Way St., Hobe S ound, was charged with sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park and possession of cocaine. Mr. Haslam has served six stints in prison, beginning in 1986 after being convicted of trafficking stolen property, F lorida Department of Corr ections records showed. He s been convicted on other charges, including grand theft of a motor vehicle, sale of counterfeit drugs, sale of cocaine and aggravated assault. S teven Lewis, 52, 8509 S.E. C omus St., was charged with two counts of sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park and two counts of possession of cocaine. F lorida Department of Corr ections records show that hes been to prison nine times, beginning in 1986 after being convicted of grand theft. Most of his subsequent convictions were for sale or possession of cocaine.BustF rom page A1CatererF rom page A1BlotterF rom page A1 See B LOTTER, A5 See CATERER, A4


T ax Collectors Association acknowledged her offices efforts at efficient audits, customer service, budgeting and innovation with its excellence in financial operations award. One system, for example, cut waste and streamlined the distribution of the offices fee collections to var ious taxing authorities. It shaved weeks from each process, resulting in faster re venue for these agencies. W e reduced it to five clicks of the mouse, Ms. Pietruszewski said. Thats saving thousands of hours and thousands of dollars for the rest of the time that we ar e here. B oth Ms. Davis and Ms. Pietruszewski started their new terms thanking supporters and pledging to continue their missions. He r major goal, Ms. Dav is said, is to continue to provide fair, accurate and transparent elections, ensuring no voter is disenfranchised and that all votes are counted and every vote counts. To that end, her office created a website providing updated information, including features that allow voters to find their precincts and other information by typing their last name, date of birth and address. Voters can also r equest vote-by-mail ballots, access sample ballots, check all personal information for accuracy, read candidate information, get data on voting trends and other updates. At the tax collectors office, staff are continuing several projects ahead of schedule and working to bring ease-of-use to customers. Theyll make notes for state officials when customers turn in vehicle tags to help prevent inadvertent license revocations. W e really take care of the people. We do things people even dont know about, Ms. Pietruszewski said. Were very efficient and accurate, and we do our jobs very well. In addition to Ms. Pietruszewski and Ms. D avis, this month also saw a third candidate win unopposed. R ebecca Negron, wife of S en. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, also coasted to an early victory. Ms. Negron, a first-time candidate won the District 3 seat on the Martin County School Board this month after no challenger came forward before the end of the qualifying period. One of her goals is salary increases for teachers, according to published r eports. S he will replace Laurie Ga ylord, who is running for superintendent against incumbent Nancy Kline. F riday, June 22, 2012 A4 Martin CountyHometown News Licensed Nurses on Staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Unique Apartment Styles Fine Dining Tr ansportation Active Social Events Housekeeping LibraryAssisted Living Lic. # AL8963As Your Needs Change, We Change with You... 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The state will provide lenders with matching CAP funds to build a loan loss r eserve account, according to information from the D epartment of Economic O pportunity. B oth forand nonprofit firms are eligible to participate, as long as they operate in the state and have fewer than 500 employees. And on the Treasure C oast, a Stuart-based financial organization is taking the lead in capital access program lending. S eacoast National Bank this month announced it was the first Florida-based bank to participate in CAP. The state of Florida was particularly anxious to get this underway, so it sought out Seacoast National Bank as a Florida-based bank to try to get some traction, said Russ Holland, the banks chief lending officer. D esigned to enable small businesses to expand, CAP offers loans up to $5 million. Borrowers may use the money to cover start-up, working capital, equipment, tenant improvements and other costs. They follow the same procedure as applying for a typical business loan, beginning the process by contacting a participating banks commercial lending department. A pplicants must have strong operations, as the program is not suitable for companies seeking a credit r esolution, bankers said. Anything that helps businesses obtain credit to grow is good, Mr. Holland said. The businesses that seek this program out, they just have to evaluate themselves and see if it makes sense for them. The goal, Mr. Holland said, was to assist profitable businesses that were not able to qualify for conventional loans, because one or two factors, such as being ov erleveraged, prevented them from meeting the stricter criteria. The federal government provides state funding to assist banks with additional coverage for these loans, Mr. Holland said. Between the banks and the state, we have an agreement as to how we can extend credit where there might be an underwriting gap.L oanF rom page A1SoundF rom page A1 cost. I t needed to be done, Ms. Raynolds said. The story also had a happy ending for Ms. Jeacomas son and new daughter-in-law, who honeymooned in Costa Rica after a June 10 wedding. M ichael & Josephine P hotography, Country Club Florists and Traxx Entertainment all worked on their wedding event. I t really did go beautifully, Ms. Jeacoma said. After I got skinned once I said, I am not going to trust another person, but (J ayne) is an absolutely wonderful person. CatererF rom page A3 Subscribe Today! TOTHE#1 COMMUNITYNE WSPAPERwww.hometownnewsol.com Subscribe Today!To the #1 Community Newspaperwww.HometownNewsOL.com


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Jacob William Hannigan, 19, 1604 Havana Ave., Fort Pierce, was arrested June 13 and charged with introduction of contraband into a correction facility and loitering and prowling. Patrick Louis, 30, 5871 19th Court, Lauderhill, was arrested June 13 and charged with battery on a person 65 years old or older. Mar tin County Sheriffs Office Jorge Luis Isern-Suarez, 38, no address given, was arrested June 7 and charged with child abuse. Anthony Levon Ivory, 25, 273 S.E. Norfolk Blvd., Stuart, was arrested June 7 and charged with possession of cocaine. James Paul Crocker, 41, 1305 S.E. Salerno Road, Stuart, was arrested June 7 and charged with aggravated assault. Markee Deshawn Felton, aka Keese, 20, 8459 S.E. C amis St., Hobe Sound, was arrested June 7 and charged with two counts of sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park and two counts of possession of cocaine. Brian Avery Dames, 24, 8460 S.E. Citrus Way, Hobe S ound, was arrested June 7 and charged with two counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting an officer without violence, battery on a law enforcement officer, fleeing/eluding and driving while license suspended. Vincent Lawrence R oback, 33, 8800 Hampton Dr ive, Miramar, was arrested June 7 and charged with three counts of solicitation for sale of cocaine and second-degree petit theft. Reginald Edwin Straughter, 20, 8529 Citrus Way, H obe Sound, was arrested J une 7 and charged with sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park and possession of cocaine. Michael Fontana, aka Ga ry P eterson, 23, 410 S.E. Par kway Drive, Stuart, was arrested June 7 and charged with violation of probation. He was on probation for dealing in stolen property and giving false information. Carlin Rashaud Christie, 21, 5830 S.E. Mercedes Ave., S tuart, was arrested June 7 and charged with failure to appear in court on a charges of tampering with evidence, possession of 20 grams or less of marijuana, resisting an officer without violence and driving while license suspended. Carl Rudolph Thomas, 19, 1201 S.E. Palm Beach R oad, Apt. F208, Stuart, was arrested June 7 and charged with violation of probation. He was on probation for two counts of felony battery and possession of a weapon on school grounds. Ericka Jo Bates, 41, 644 Wr ights Creel Road, Car yville, was arrested June 10 and charged with failure to redeliver leased property. Andrew Feriola, 46, 24 N.E. Bay Drive, Jensen B each, was arrested June 10 and charged with aggravated assault and resisting an officer without violence. Anthony Joseph Br ulewicz, 40, 126 Moonstone Court, Port Orange, was arrested June 10 and charged with uttering forged bills and possession of certain forged bills. Lester Edwardo Hernandez, aka Edwardo Hernandez, 18, 2666 S.E. Carroll St., S tuart, was arrested June 9 and charged with armed r obbery and aggravated battery. Jesus Salgado, 23, 13228 S.E. Flora Ave., Hobe Sound, was arrested June 10 and charged with robbery by sudden snatching, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting an officer without violence. Byron Demar Dames, 22, 13667 S.E. Flora Ave., Port St. L ucie, was arrested June 9 and charged with violation of probation and having an open house party. Richard Castillo, 40, 2736 S.E. Grand Drive, Port St. L ucie, was arrested June 8 and charged with making a false statement to obtain public aid and third-degree grand theft. Fred Anthony Stanford, 49, no address given, was arrested June 9 and charged with violation of probation. He was on probation for grand theft. Walter Alan Morrison, 34, 3130 S.E. Fairmont St., Stuart, was arrested May 12 and charged with violation of probation. He was on probation for third-degree grand theft. David LeClarence Harris, 20, 4065 S.W. Mackener R oad, Port St. Lucie, was arrested June 12 and charged with battery on a law enforcement officer and r esisting an officer with violence. Pedro Luis Gonzalez R odriguez, 25, 1201 S.E. P alm Beach Road, Apt. C106, Stuart, was arrested J une 12 and charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell or deliver, tampering with evidence and having no motorcycle endorsement. Perry Gunnar Smith, 30, 50 N.E. Dixie Highway, Unit B4, Stuart, was arrested June 11 and charged with dealing in stolen property. Maximillian A. Anderson, 19, 3467 S.E. Jefferson St., S tuart, was arrested June 11 and charged with failure to appear in court on a felony charge not specified in the r eport. Ryan P. Flattery, 28, no address given, was arrested J une 11 and charged with burglary of a dwelling and grand theft. Richard Paul Bailey, 33, 5165 S.E. Matousek Ave., S tuart, was arrested June 11 and charged with giving false information to a pawnbroker. John G. McCarthy, 46, 2580 N.E. Indian River Dr ive, Apt. 12, Jensen Beach, was arrested June 11 and charged with two counts of aggravated assault. Brandon Richard Lasher, 18, 740 S.E. Arton Lane, Port S t. Lucie, was arrested June 11 and charged with possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana. Ralph Jody Yother, 52, 1155 S.W. Tropical Terrace, S tuart, was arrested June 12 and charged with cultivation of marijuana and possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana. Todd Anthony Glover, 43, 2888 S.W. Ann Arbor Way, Po rt S t. Lucie, was arrested J une 13 and charged with r obbery. Jeremy Mariar, 23, 12894 S.E. Hobe Hills Drive, Hobe S ound, was arrested June 13 and charged with grand theft, two counts of dealing in stolen property, giving false verification of ownership and petit theft. Charles Langford Pursley, 21, 6849 S.E. Burnett Ave., S tuart, was arrested June 14 and charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. Ventura Manuel Correia, 32, 2602 N.E. Myette St., J ensen Beach, was arrested J une 14 and charged with two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, two counts of third-degree grand theft and violation of probation. He was on probation for battery.Florida Highway P atrolJoseph Molos, 42, 1551 S.E. Wilshire Place, Stuart, was arrested June 8 and charged with counterfeiting of a public record, using false information except date of birth to get a drivers license or identification card and making a false affidavit. Eduardo Mendiola, 18, 3747 Northwest 53rd St., Fo rt Lauderdale, was arrested June 8 and charged with possession of 20 grams or less of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, sale/delivery of marijuana and possession of marijuana with intent to sell or deliver.Police reportIf you have information about a crime, c all Treasure Coast Crimestoppers at (800) 273-TIPS. Editors note: This is a list of arrests,not convictions, and all arrestees are presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty in a court of law. When a Vero Beach couple r eturned home, they discovered that someone had burglarized their r esidence. O ddly enough, they found some keys that did not belong to them. Later, Vero Beach police discovered that one of those keys opened the door of a r esidence of the suspect in the burglary. Earlier that evening, police had come into a contact with a man wearing gray sweat pants and having in his hand a pair of pink lace underw ear. When he took the man home, he saw the man dispose of the underwear in a garbage closet. After the burglary in which it was reported that underw ear may have been stolen, the police officer recalled the man with the underwear and r eturned to the residence. It was then that he tried the key, which worked. And he retrieved the underwear, which the burglary victim identified as being her property. She also said the gray sweat pants belonged to her. The man who had been disposing of the underwear was then charged with burglary. He might as well as have left a photo of himself with a confession at the scene.BlotterF rom page A3


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Thats exactly how I feel about you riding on the sidewalk. How did it ever happen that bicyclists have more rights on the sidewalks than pedestrians? They have the full right of the r oad plus they demand the rights of the sidewalks, too. Mar tin County and city of Stuart, it is time to pass some ordinances for the pedestrians, not the bicyclists. O ther towns and cities have that already, since they were confronted with the same growing pains. St Augustine is just one example. No bicyclists on sidewalks in city limits. O ther towns and cities made it very clear pedestrians have the right of way on sidewalks, 100 percent. Period. A link to a site any bicyclist, motorized bicyclist or scooter user needs to go to: www.commutebybike.com/2008/07/09/top-5-rules-for-ridingon-the-sidewalk/.What about ditches?H urricane season is here and the drainage ditches have not been cleared and/or graded. Many have had standing water for months. Pray for another uneventful season. Also, when are we going to be brought into the 21st century by getting a sewer system? How many businesses and potential homeo wners have bypassed Sebastian because of this? Everybodys property value would be higher. M aybe a study of costs should be made then put onto a ballot so the citizens can decide if the costs justify the needed upgrade.Dont like it? Dont watch itThe verbatim ranting of Fox news spin can hardly be called plagiarism. I suppose that his favorite channel is MSNBC, where the speakers (not newscasters or journalists) daily spit out hate for anything Republican. And, by the way, if you hate Fo x so much, why do you watch it? Y ou also seem to have trouble with religion, calling Romney, a millionaire Mormon. My religion does not matter, just as no one elses should, when running for office. The voters will have to use their common sense and knowledge of the people running. By the way, using any of the many fact-check vehicles, you would see that your Speaker of the House, Mr. Reid, is also a Mor mon. Should that alone disqualify him, as well? The next subject in that June 15 edition of Hometown News happened to be on the deficit. The writer seems to be writing in a very intelligent manner, but if he is that smart, he should not base his findings solely on the writing of one person. Going about it that way, one can make numbers do just about anything one wants. Check and compare facts. Dont rely solely on one aspect, just because it is one that you agree with. You or Zfacts may be r ight, but before I would take anything as gospel I would try to r ead/research what other professional economists have to say on the subject. My final offering is about President Obamas speaking on TV He is a great reader; with the Teleprompter in front of him, he does not miss a step; adlibbing, he seems to stop and stutter often looking lost in trying to find words to answer the questions; just an observation. Y ou see, I watch other channels, NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, CNN, but not MSNBC anymore. I dont need to listen to so much hatred instead of news.Im no mouthpieceI am a Republican but I am not a mouthpiece for the party, or any news network. The problem with persons such as y ourself is that you are truly amazed when someone has an individualized thought. Persons such as yourself must use another persons thought, or refer to, and plug an authors book. It s a shame that you lost your 2012 gains (by the way, 2012 is only five-and-a-half months long so far), you lost on paper, y ou didnt lose in your pocket. This is an argument of ideology. Y ou want to pit this against a millionaire Mormon (opposed to a sitting millionaire president) with business skills who knows that the private sector is not doing fine. You believe in big government, and higher taxes, but yet you whine that you lost on gains, so for your sake, good for the D emocrats. I hope you make the gains, just so the D emocrats can raise the capital-gains tax and take 30 percent of the money that you were already taxed on when you purchased your investment (that will be Bushs fault also in y our book). What I read here was me, me, me. So you think Obama is in y our best interest? Well, buddy its about the countrys best interests. If I was willing to give my life as a military combatant for my country, I can give up some of my benefits for the future of our children. That past statement was used by a VFW member when the VFW PAC supported Democrats. As a r esult, the VFW PAC was fired! I watch Fox, I watch MSNBC, I watch CNN, I even read The N ew York Times. Just because you cant balance yourself with total pros and cons, and talk with lips that even David Axelrod would look squeamish about, dont think that of other, more intelligent people, you certainly are calling the kettle black. Good for me on my retirement. Unfortunately for me, it was while I was in the line of duty and was crippled from it. Id r ather be out there working and paying fair taxes. Y ou want a reason not to vote for Obama? Ill give you six trillion reasons. Whose congress did nothing? Which congress was warned about the impending housing bubble that would burst? By which president? So Obama has borrowed the equivalent of 125 years of debt but yet it still is Bushs fault? Y ou are talking out of both sides of your mouth, and you dont even realize it. If you want to debate politics and policy with me try a little more analytical and critical thought as tools to get your point across. All you did was come off as a typical Democrat who is just concerned about their own interests. Get some pride, stop watching Ed Schultz and lose the empty excuses.Why now?Im just wondering why Gov. Scott did not raise the question about non-citizens and ineligible voters when he was r unning for governor. Also, why wasnt that done when George W. Bush was running for president? Why now? Is there anybody out there who has the answer or do we already know the answer?W eird in L.A.N ot all weird ideas originate in California, but many of them do. Los Angeles, the largest city in the nation, has decided to ban plastic bags at supermarket checkout lines. No mention, sadly, of how many plastics industry jobs will be lost. We keep hearing about the need to create more jobs, but C alifornia politicians must be deaf. Los Angeles City Council is now demanding that the ban be widened to extend state wide. We anticipate busy-body environmentalists will soon be lobbying for the same ban here in Florida.How to maintain peaceThe way to maintain peace, stability and freedom is to talk quietly and carry a big stick. When America has military capability and world-wide credibility, it can capitalize on international opportunities and deter tyrannies. Pr esident Obamas proposals to gut the armed services moves us in a dangerous direction, exactly the wrong direcGot something to say? Call the Hometown Rants & Raves line at (772) 465-5504or e-mail news@hometownnewsol.com. C allers are asked to refrain from making slanderous statements.Statements of fact will be checked for accuracy. LetterCommunity makes displeasure knownTo the editor: In Ma y, a few homeowners in Highlands Reserve, who wanted to remain anonymous, decided to take it upon themselves to tell this paper how unsafe this community is. W ell this is also my community and I feel that it is time to tell the true story about what goes on here. T wo years ago, my family and I were looking for a new home. We were fortunate enough to stumble upon a developing community in Palm City called Highlands Reserve. We decided to purchase a home here and couldnt have been happier with our decision. We started meeting good people all around us, not only in our community but in the ones that surrounded us as well. Bikers, joggers, and walkers were quick to say hello and introduce themselves. Children became friends and eventually classmates. We enjoyed seeing our new friends from the surrounding communities as they passed by on their bikes or morning jogs just as they enjoyed seeing us in their communities when we passed by. S ometime in early 2011 things started to take a turn. We started noticing the bikers and joggers werent coming by quite as often. We started hearing stories that they were being confronted by a certain individual who told them they were no longer welcome here. Children were being confronted and told to leave the community. Some of the people confronted were actually residents here. Good, honest people were having the police called on them for doing what they had always been allowed to do here. Suddenly, one homeowner had taken matters into his/her own hands. A gate was eventually put up on Robys Way. This gate was voted on by the community, myself included. The only problem was that the gate we all voted on, was not the gate that was put up. One individual homeowner decided to force the hand of the community leaders and have a much different gate installed. This new gate was extended out more than 20 feet forming, for lack of better words, a cattle shoot. This was done to appease this homeowner by allowing him/her to see who was coming in and out of the gate. The cost escalated to more than $8,000 just to provide the extra security this homeowner demanded. Suddenly, anyone coming in or out of this gate had to deal with constant harassment about what their business was here. The police we re being called on a more consistent basis, more than 80 times in the past two years, all from the same address. There were 80 calls to 911, not the non-emergency number. The reason for these calls was anything from a small dog off a leash, to people loitering by the gate. Now to be honest, a few legitimate incidents have occurred here. No neighborhood is 100 percent exempt from this happening, ours included. However, it has not ever been proven that these sporadic crimes were committed by outsiders. For all we know, the individuals who committed these acts could be from our own community. M ost of the violence seems to be targeted toward one specific location in the community. It also happens to be the same area where people are continuously confronted and harassed. Are these really random acts of violence or are people r etaliating against a bully who cant mind their own business? D emands for more security are constantly being made from this anonymous individual. Cameras have been installed at the gate. Police patrols are randomly sent by. Br ighter spotlights are currently planned to be installed. All for one house that seems to have issues with people being upset at them. All of this is coming at the expense of the rest of the homeowners, many of which, have fallen victim to the harassment that comes from simply walking by a gate. This house is not the only one in this area, either. It is just the one that has an owner who feels it is his/her right to tell anyone if they are or are not welcome here. Published weekly by Hometown News, L.C., 1102 South U.S. 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 Copyright 2012, Hometown News L.C.Phone (772) 465-5656 Fax (772) 465-5301Classified (800) 823-0466 Rants & Raves (866) 465-5504Circulation Inquiries 1 -866-913-6397 circulation@hometownnewsol.comV oted # 1 Community Newspaper in America in 2005, 2006, 2007. One of the top 3 in America every year since 2003. Jim Kendall . . . . . .C.E.O. Lee Mooty . . . . . .General Manager/CFO V ernon D.Smith . . . .Managing Partner Philip J. Galdys . . . .VP/Director of Operations T ammy A. Raits . . . .VP/Managing Editor Robin Bevilacqua . . .Human Resources Michele Muccigrosso . .Major/Natl. Accounts Manager S ylvia Montes . . . . .Major/Natl. Accounts Consultant Jeffrey A. Mayer . . . .Sales Manager K elly Delprete . . . . .Advertising Consultant Gary Dean . . . . . .Advertising Consultant Christina Franco . . . .Advertising Consultant Christina Stamper . . .Business Development Consultant Mercedes Lee-Paquette .Production Manager Rita Zeblin . . . . . .Pagination Manager Eric Macon . . . . . . . .Graphic Artist Sue Moye . . . . . . . . .Graphic Artist F rank McLaughlin . . . . .Graphic Artist P atricia Snyder . . . . . .Director Classified AdvertisingCarol Deprey-Zelenak . . .Classified Consultant Heather Donaldson . . . .Classified Consultant Steven Gardner . . . . . .Classified Consultant Dolan Hoggatt . . . . . . .Circulation Manager Kim Jenks . . . . . . . . .District Circulation Manager Anne Checkosky . . . . . .Deputy Managing Editor Mitch Kloorfain . . . . . .Chief Photographer Samantha Joseph . . . . .Staff Writer Anna-Marie Menhenott . . .News Clerk Amanda Tucker . . . . . .Office Manager/ Community Relations See LETTER, A15 See R ANTS, A9


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Contact him at www.earlstewarttoyota.com, call (561) 358-1474,fax (561) 658-0746 or email earl@estoyota.com. L isten to him on Seaview AM 960,FM 95.9 and FM 106.9,which can be streamed at www.SeaviewRadio.com every Saturday morning between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.For the benefit of new r eaders, the dealer fee is the dirty little secret of most Florida car dealers. It s an extra charge ranging from about $400 to more than $1,500 and averaging about $800 that dealers surprise you with after yo u ve been quoted a lower price. If you want to learn more about this rip off to the carbuyer, just Google dealer fee and Earl Stewart. B attling the dealer fee for y ears, Ive often wondered why so many car dealers, sales managers and sales people could go along with this unfair and deceptive sales practice. I truly believe that most people (including lawyers, politicians and car dealers) are inherently good, honest people. I have to ask myself why an honest person would quote a price that he knows is a lot lower than the real one to a customer. I was watching CNBC and there was a discussion about the Milgram experiment. This psychological experiment was conducted at Yale University by Pr ofessor Stanley Milgram. What motivated him to perform the experiment was to discover why millions of good Germans followed the orders of evil Nazis, such as A dolph Eichman, while conducting the Holocaust during World War II. The experiment involved volunteers called teachers who questioned other people called learners. The teacher asked the learner to correctly match certain pairs of words. The teacher and learner could not see each other, separated by a partition. The experimenter instructed the teacher to push a button sending an electrical shock through the leaner for each incorrect answer. The initial voltage was very low and not enough to cause any discomfort. How ever, the experimenter told the teacher to increase the voltage with each successive wrong answer. The learner and the experimenter were in on the r use, which was that no electricity was actually flowing. The machine was connected to an audio device which emitted r ecorded shouts of pain when the fake voltage r eached higher levels, all the way to 450 volts. The amazing results were that 65 percent of the teachers went all the way to 450 volts, hearing screams of pain. They did this even though they believed their actions were causing intense pain and may also cause permanent bodily damage. Psy chologists ascertained there were two reasons for this. The first is called the Agentic state theory. This is the I was just following orders reason as repeated often in the Nuremburg Tr ials. The essence of obedience consists in the fact that a person comes to view himself as the instrument for carrying out another persons wishes, and he therefore no longer sees himself as responsible for his actions. The second reason psychologists believe accounted for this behavior is the theory of conformism. A person who has neither ability nor expertise to make decisions, especially in a crisis, will leave decision making to the group and its hierarchy. So there you have it. Car sales people follow the orders of their sales managers, who follow the orders of their general manager who follows the orders of the owner of the dealership. B ut why do the owners, the dealers, trick customers with the dealer fee? They arent following anybodys orders. The car dealers fall under the theory of conformism. They feel that as long as everybody else is doing it, it must be OK for me to follow suit. A great local example of this started about two years ago when Fort Pierce Nissan began charging a $799 dealer fee plus a $750 freight fee, totaling $1,549. N apleton Nissan in Riviera Beach picked up on this and matched Fort Pierce by adding $750 freight to their current $795 dealer fee. N ext, Royal Palm Nissan in Wellington followed suit. Then most Nissan dealers from Fort Pierce to Riviera B each add more than $1,500 to the price you are quoted on a Nissan. R ecently, I havent seen advertisements adding the double charge for freight to the dealer fee and I suspect the Attorney Generals office may have had something to do with this. Now you can understand why that smiling salesman can so guiltlessly throw the lever causing 450 volts of electricity to course through y our body which is about the way most car buyers feel when they realized that theyve been deceived. The salesman was just following orders. ON CARSEARL STEWART EATOUT! 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tion. It is not sensible to talk loudly and carry a little stick.The problem with The problem with progressives, as democrats now like to call themselves since the word liberal has gone out of fashion, is they dont progress. Pr ogressives actually go backwards. Even though they believe that everything they say and do is new; as if preceding generations were simply out of touch, behind the times, or just too old and stupid to know any better, ignoring the fact that its that same senile stupidity that invented democracy as we know it, won two world wars, ov erthrew the evil empire, and gave us all well, life. Pr ogressives suggest that without them the world would go back to the dark days of slavery, stay-at-home moms, Ronald (gulp) Reagan and when the word gay actually meant happy. What they fail to recognize (or perhaps they do but are too far along their socialist agenda to admit it) is the old B iblical admonition: There is nothing new under the sun. Or maybe its the source they object to. Pr ogressives, like their communist cousins, are old news; but theyre just as dangerous and fall for the same propaganda. They wear Che G uevara T-shirts, join labor unions and OWS movements, vote for Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama, and whine. Its the 60s all over again, man, only without the mini-skirts and good music. It s all sex and drugs, and no r ock and roll. Its Fidel Castro in Speedos! And its ugly. As G.K. Chesterton observed decades before P lanned Parenthood, They insist on talking about birth control when they mean less birth and no control. Pr ogressives are atheists in drag, which is precisely why theyre so miserable, militant and confused. Their real problem, of course, is moral relativism. B ut morals are objective and truth and beauty have a name and a face. Its Jesus Christ. And thats what really drives them crazy. 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20,000 fewer than today. And as the paper grew, so did the area, making changes that have amazed and impressed area stalwarts, such as Vicki Davis, Mar tin Countys longtime supervisor of elections. When Ms. Davis first won her post in 2004, voters largely came to the polls on Election Day to cast their ballots. N ot anymore. The trends have changed, she said. People are voting by mail and voting early. In 2008, for instance, her office saw a dramatic drop in voter turnout at the polls. C ome Election Day, 69 percent of voters had already cast early ballots, leaving only 31 percent still needing to show up in person to vote. The convenience of being able to receive ballots at home, educate themselves about candidates, mail in their votes and track them online or by calling the supervisor of elections office has proven an attractive option for many of todays voters. The growing population also meant changes in the political landscape. Ev en though the county r emains largely Republican, with more than 50 percent of registered voters affiliated with the GOP, officials are noticing a new trend involving tens of thousands of residents. Ab out 18,000 voters are currently registered with no party affiliation. The reason, offered Ms. Davis, might be migration from the north, where voters in some states we re used to declaring their parties on Election Day, instead of prior to casting ballots, as required by Florida law. R acially, the area has also grown more integrated in the last decade, as groups such as the East Stuart Historical Society, Stuart Heritage and Martin County H istorical Society raise awareness about its rich history, said historian Jay Thompson. I v e found out that young people of today are finally r ealizing that we have a great culture to appreciate, and have a renewed sense of pride in their culture, Mr. Thompson said. E ven many of the buildings that were erected never showed any signs of the black community, for example. But Stuart Heritage and the Martin County Historical Society have done a tremendous job of bringing forward that heritage in the last decade. Otherwise, it was a one-sided history. Over the last 10 years, there has been a definite shift. C oncerted efforts to spread brochures and other literature to civic groups and other organizations have created awareness about cultural celebrations, such as Juneteenth, a holiday which observes the two additional years of slavery blacks in some Confederate states endured after the signing of the Emancipation Pr oclamation. The last decade has seen an expansion of the administrations efforts to focus on development outside the downtown area. The trolley, for instance, can now take visitors to East Stuart and along newly refurbished areas enhanced by the Community Redevelopment Agency, Mr. Thompson said. The decade has also brought a major change for the areas constitutional officers. A bout seven years ago, the local court house was home to the clerk of courts, tax collector, property appraiser and supervisor of elections. All, but the clerk, have moved to new offices. The supervisor of elections office, for instance, has now streamlined its operations from three locations to one on Martin Luther King B oulevard in Stuart. Before its move, its base was at the courthouse, while it housed election equipment at the B&A Flea Market, kept r ecords at the old jail and had to use jury rooms or libraries to train poll workers. E verything is now under one roof, said Ms. Davis, who took office in January 2005. The extra room at the courthouse did not necessarily mean officials there saw a spike in crime. In fact, Martin County has r emained relatively safe with a crime rate that has held steady, increasing less than 1 percent in the first half of 2011, according to the latest information from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, which tracks murder, sexual offenses, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle theft, among other crimes, in its annual statewide index. O ther statistics also paint a bright picture of life in the county. The Business Development Board of Martin County shows the area has grown into a community where r esidents have a vested interested in their neighborhoods, with nearly 80 percent owning the homes in which they live. A bout 60 percent of adults have at least some college education or a higher degree. And Martin County has emerged as one of the most prosperous in the state, targeting companies in science and other fields that offer high-paying jobs. B ut residents, such as P alm Citys Richard Wallace, said infrastructural changes, cultural shifts and economic developments have made for a decade of dramatic highs and lows. W e re talking about a time when we went from excess to having nothing, to trying to get back on our feet again, said Mr. Wallace, a construction worker who lost his job and was out of work for three months. H is industry was perhaps hardest hit in the local economy, coming to a virtual standstill in Martin County. The number of building permits issued at the close of the last decade, compared to the beginning, dropped about 90 percent. B ut Martin County managed to hold onto one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state at 8.1 percent as of last April, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The arts, too, saw dramatic ebbs and flows, and community theaters struggled to stay afloat. After nearly 42 seasons, the Barn Theatre, the areas oldest community playhouse, was in dire straits with a crumbling roof, busted air conditioning and insufficient funds for its productions, said president Fr ancine Beckstead. S taging avant-garde productions and sold-out performances of Biloxi Blues, T he Cemetery Club and The Boys Next Door was not enough to keep the doors open. A tough economy and waning attendance threatened the same fate for the Ba rn that Shiloh Theatrical C ompany suffered when that group was forced to permanently draw the curtains. W e were doing some very edgy things but we knew we could only be successful if we could get butts in the seats, Ms. Beckstead said. By the time Hometown N ews celebrates its 10th anniversary this month, the Ba rn will also toast its own survival in the county it has called home for more than four decades. 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MARTIN COUNTY Mar tin County Hospital officially opened its doors on March 8, 1939, with a ceremony featuring hospital authorities and the philanthropists who helped make it a reality. Mo re than 70 years later, Mar tin Health System continues to provide exceptional health care services to residents of Martin and St. L ucie counties. Mar tin Health provides a continuum of care that includes preventative, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cancer and cardiac care, wellness and r ehabilitation services. M uch has changed since the 23-bed hospital originally opened its doors on the banks of the St. Lucie River. A ccording to the organizations first annual report, published Feb. 26, 1940, the hospital and its staff of 17 admitted seven patients on its first day of operation. In its first 11 months, Martin C ounty Hospital admitted 389 patients, including 36 births. As the area has grown through the years, Martin H ealth has expanded to meet the communitys needs. T oday, Martin Health features two hospitals with a total of 344 beds and 12 locations throughout Martin and St. Lucie counties, providing acute, primary and preventive care. A third acute-care hospital, Tradition Medical Center, is scheduled to open in w est Port St. Lucie in early 2014. And Martin Health is partnering with HealthS outh on a 34-bed comprehensive medical rehabilitation hospital that will open in south Stuart in mid-2013. In 2011, Martin Health had approximately 19,500 admissions and more than 82,500 visits to its three emergency departments. To accommodate that need, Mar tin Health employs approximately 3,000 associates, features a medical staff of 375 affiliated physicians and has 850 volunteers serving on its auxiliary. Through the years, Martin H ealth has been committed to providing access to quality care, a mission that has been recognized nationally. Mar tin Health is a seventime winner of the Thomson R euters 100 Top Hospitals A ward, has twice been named a Thomson Reuters 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals award winner and has r eceived numerous recognitions for the quality of care it provides. W e are proud of the role Mar tin Health System has played in this community for more than 70 years of service to residents of Martin and St. Lucie counties, said Mark E. Robitaille, president and chief executive officer. M artin Health was created due to the vision and compassion of local citizens who recognized there was a dire need for health care services here. Today, that partnership with the community continues and our mission of providing access to the highest quality health care services remains as strong as ever. As the communitys needs have grown, so has the breadth of Martin Healths service. Highlights include: 1942: The Martin Memor ial Auxiliary began serving as volunteers for the hospital. 1963: The hospital expanded to 78 beds. 1970: The hospital expanded to 120 beds. 1976: The hospital expanded to 216 beds. 1979: The hospital expanded to 252 beds. 1983: The Martin Memor ial Foundation was created. S ince then, it has raised more than $100 million, helping to provide access to care for residents of the Tr easure Coast. Martin M emorial also first started offering services in St. Lucie C ounty, with an urgent care facility on Port St. Lucie B oulevard. 1992: Martin Memorial H ospital became Martin M emorial Health Systems. The primary hospital became Martin Memorial M edical Center and Martin M emorial Hospital South, a second facility, opened its doors. 1995: Martin Memorial opened a facility in St. Lucie W est. 1999: The Martin Memor ial Cancer Center opened. It was renamed the Robert and Carol Weissman Cancer C enter in 2005. 2003: The emergency department at Hospital S outh was expanded. 2004: Martin Memorial r eceived authorization to begin construction on a heart center. The cancer centers radiation-oncology department expanded to St. L ucie West. 2006: The Frances Langford Heart Center opened its doors after a 20-year battle to bring open-heart and interventional cardiology to Mar tin County. 2009: The Martin Memor ial Emergency Center at St. L ucie West opens. Martin M emorial also begins its first collaborative research study with the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute F lorida, a life sciences organization located at the Tr adition Center for Innovation in west Port St. Lucie. 2010: The Back and S pine Center opens on the campus of Martin Memorial M edical Center, providing comprehensive back and spine care. 2011: Martin Memorial H ealth Systems becomes Mar tin Health System. 2012: In March, Martin H ealth breaks ground on Tr adition Medical Center, a 90-bed hospital in west Port S t. Lucie. 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V isit Our New Location at3131 SW Martin Downs Blvd. Palm City (corner of High Meadows)V isit her website atwww.Jeannepricerealtor.com or call her at 772-631-9933 Make us your home aw ay from home!F or more information, Call(772) 828-4100Stay at one of our newly renovated hotels in Fort Pierce Now at Salon 206 Ann Marie Fastiggi, Nail TechnicianNew OPI Gel Polish ~ can last for 10 Days! 206 SW Ocean Blvd Stuart, FL 772-370-7902 www.Salon206.com CREATE YOUR STYLEN N e e w w C C u u s s t t o o m m e e r r S S p p e e c c i i a a l lManicure with OPI Gel Color O O N N L L Y Y $ $ 2 2 0 0(regularly $30) Hair &Nail StudioNew customers only.Mention this offer when booking y our appointment. System meets community health needsPhoto courtesy of Scott SamplesMartin County Hospital opened in 1939 in Stuart on the banks of the St. Lucie River. By Scott SamplesF or Hometown News GOTTA RANT ?CALLOURRANTS& RA VESLINE!


F riday, June 22, 2012 A12 Martin CountyHometown News 7 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE EVEN IF . .OR YOU JUST CHANGED YOUR MIND...EARL STEWART TAKES THE FEAR OUT OF BUYING A USED CAR1 IT DOES NOT FIT IN YOUR GARAGE 2 YOUR NEIGHBOR DID NOT LIKE THE COLOR 3 FIDO DID NOT LIKE THE BACK SEAT 4 GETS EATEN BY A DINOSAUR 5 YOUR CAR GETS HIT BY A METEOR 6 WASHED AWAY BY A FLOOD 7 DISAPPEARS DOWN A SINKHOLE OUR PRICES ARE 30%-50% LESS THAN LOCAL SUPERMARKETS Wa rehouse Inventory Arriving DailyL & G DISCOUNT GROCERYOpen Tuesday-Saturday 9am-6pm / Sunday 9am-4:30pm / Closed Monday 2201 SE Indian Street, Building 4-A, Stuart (Behind the B&A Flea Market next to Chapman Marine) ALSO ON SALESOFAS LAMPS COMFORTERSURGENTSTORE CLOSING! EVERYTHING MUST GO NEW ITEMSEVERY DAYARIVING FROM OUR WAREHOUSELIMITED TIME SAVE AN ADDITIONALEBT Accepted We Accept Debit &Credit Cards!(for a small fee)AT THE REGISTER30% 30% Area eye care practitioner grows her businessMARTIN COUNTY Dr. Jew ell Chang, a native of J ensen Beach, is a boardcertified optometrist licensed by the state of F lorida. An alumnus of Mar tin County High School, Dr Chang conducted her undergraduate studies at S outh Florida University where she took a bachelor of science degree. Upon completion she attended Nova S outheastern University where she earned her degree in optometry. In 2002 Dr. Chang opened O sceola Optique. Orginally located in downtown Stuart, Dr Chang had a vision of creating a relaxing, comfortable environment where entire families could rest assured that their eye care needs were in able, caring hands. Dr Chang uses only the latest and most up-to-date technology while examining youre eyes. A member of the American Optometric Association, Dr. Chang has a genuine concern for the comprehensive health of y our eyes. F ond of saying, good vision is more than seeing 20/20, she places a strong emphasis on the detection of diseases and disorders such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and kerataconus to name a few. H er examinations are given in a calm, private and unhurried atmosphere, where your questions are always welcomed and easy to understand answers are always given. Dr Chang is able to fit and custom design contact lenses for even the trickiest of prescriptions. Her patients appreciate knowing that she goes the extra mile to ensure both good vision and a comfortable fitting contact lens. Changing the color of your eyes is not a problem at O sceola Optique, either! Dr. Chang has available a dazzling array of colored contact lenses ready to suit your every need. By 2006 Dr. Chang had outgrown her office in Stuart. She re-located to her current address at 3201 NE S kyline Drive in Jensen B each. She attributes her growth to the friendly, personalized care she has given ov er the years. Ma rk T wian once said N obody cares how much y ou know until they know how much you care about them, and that has been the driving force at Osceola O ptique for a decade now. Yo u ll find fair, honest pricing in the optical department, along with a broad assortment of frames to choose from for the entire family. Designer frames for fashion, safety frames for work, custom eyewear for computer use, fishing, golf, tennis, swimming and so much more. O sceola Optique also has an on-site laboratory where y our personal eyewear is custom made using the latest technology available to guarantee accuracy and precision. Dr Changs well trained staff is eager to help you choose the right glasses for the right occasion and provide them to you in a timely manner. Repairs, adjustments and emergencies are never a problem at Osceola O ptique. Dr Chang accepts most insurance including M edicare, VSP, Superior, Adv antica and many forms of Medicaid. Please call 3344264 or stop by for additional information regarding insurance plans. F inally, Dr. Chang is in the process of expanding the services she renders to include vision therapy. Contemporary research has re vealed that many learning disabilities arise from poor vision and an inability to stay focused on a given object. Dr. Chang has the skills to help her patients ov ercome these problems and enjoy the benefits of good ocular health. This evolution is what has enabled Osceola Optique to grow over the previous decade and become a leader in providing quality, afforable eye care health to families throughout Martin and St. Lucie counties. Stop by and see the difference for y ourself.By Jeffrey WallF or Hometown News Subscribe Today! TOTHE#1 COMMUNITYNE WSPAPERwww.hometownnewsol.com


www.HometownNewsOL.com F riday, June 22, 2012 Martin County A13 901 SEMonterey Commons Blvd., Stuart, Florida 34996 The problem may be Fibromyalgia, and there is a treatment for it now. Realtors merge to form new partnershipTREASURE COAST Three generations of two pioneer real estate families have combined their history into the largest regional r eal estate company on the Tr easure Coast. C oldwell Banker Paradise Ed Schlitt Realtors ( www.FLColdwellBanker.co m ) merged with Hoyt C. M urphy Realtors. The merger created nine offices spanning all of the Indian River Lagoon area from Martin C ounty through Brevard C ounty. The company now consists of a dedicated team of 190 sales professionals, r ental associates and property managers, and a staff of 30. The combined companies want to recognize their long history and will be marketing under Coldwell B anker Paradise Ed Schlitt R ealtors in Indian River and Br evard Counties and under C oldwell Banker Paradise Hoyt Murphy Realtors in St. L ucie and Martin Counties. Br okers/owners Steven Schlitt and his sister, Linda Schlitt Gonzalez and Hoyt C P at Murphy Jr. will be the management team guiding the combined company. The original company was founded by Ed and Mar guerite Schlitt in 1953 in Vero Beach. The Ed Schlitt Agency was founded as a real estate and insurance company in the Mews B uilding, which still stands on 14th Avenue. Ed Schlitt moved the business two years later to the 1300 block of 20th Av enue, now the Irish American Club in Vero B each. Eds brothers, Bob and Louis, joined him and formed a business group in the late 1950s. Over the past 60 years, the r eal estate market has changed dramatically. When the company was founded, there was no multiple list service in the area. R ealtors held their listings in secret to keep competing r eal estate brokers from to selling them. It was not unusual for a seller to list with multiple brokers r esulting in a half-dozen for sale signs in each yard. Ed Schlitt realized this was an inefficient system. He worked with other local r eal estate brokers to establish the Indian River County multiple listing service. In the early 1970s, Ed Schlitt helped to organize the building of the first two condominiums in Indian River County. He was instrumental in procuring developers to build The O cean Chateau condominium and invested in the project, as well as being the primary selling broker for the condominiums in the Ro yal Riviera in the Vero B each. As the business continued to grow, the selling of r eal estate became more highly technical. Buyers from outside of the area we re learning about this piece of paradise along the Tr easure and Space Coasts. F or people to feel more comfortable investing in r eal estate, Ed Schlitt believed he needed to partner with a brand known for its integrity and real estate savvy. He joined Coldwell B anker in 1983 and the Ed Schlitt Agency became known as Coldwell Banker Ed Schlitt. When Sears Corporation bought Coldwell Banker and Allstate Insurance, it was necessary to split the r eal estate and insurance divisions of the company. Ed Schlitt continued the r eal estate brokerage business, and Bob and Louis Schlitt took over the insurance company. Through the decades, markets rose and fell in continuous business cycles. R ampant inflation followed by the gas embargos in the 1970s led to a crash in the r eal estate market in 1973 and 1974, which left buildings uninhabited and deteEd and Marguerite SchlittPhoto courtesy of Schlitt family By Carol WoodmanseeF or Hometown News See R EALTORS, A15


B ut on blind faith, I said ye s, and here we are today. In this capitalistic, entrepreneurial-driven economy, in which most businesses dont make it to five years, we are celebrating our 10y ear anniversary. In the very competitive media business, I dont think any of the local news outlets, some with 100 years on us, bet on H ometown News surviving a year, let alone 10. The journalist in me would prefer to think of the newspaper as providing a noble and necessary service, so important in this democratic society that the press is often referred to as The Fourth Estate, the unofficial branch on par with the executive, legislative and judicial branches of U.S. government. B ut newspapers are also a business. We have the right to a free press in this country, but somebody has to pay for it. As a news organization, we worry about getting headlines right and writing fair and accurate stories. B ut as a business, we also worry about the fluctuating cost of goods (newsprint, gas for our delivery trucks) and availability of services (how do we publish without electricity after a hurricane?) Over the last decade, I have gained a new appreciation for the small business ow ner, his struggles and challenges, as well as triumphs and successes. Thats why we invited local businesses that have also made it in the last 10 years to celebrate with us, and share their stories with you in this edition. Also in this edition, weve invited officials in the markets we serve along F loridas East Coast to recap whats changed and shaped their communities in these 10 years in local history. I cant tell the H ometown News story as well as the papers founding publisher, S teve Erlanger, who wrote the company history some y ears ago. The account below, part history, part proud pronouncement, and part declaration of the brightness of the future, is the story of our newspaper company. I hope you find it as inspiring a piece as I do every time I read it: I n September of 2001, longtime Fort Pierce r esident and local businessman Vernon Smith contacted publisher Steve Erlanger about starting a newspaper company. Ver non was not happy with the print media situation on the Treasure C oast. He thought one of the countrys fastestgrowing markets should have more than one voice and more than one option when it came to providing news and offering advertising opportunities. O n June 14, 2002, H ometown News debuted with what has come to be known as the largest launch of a newspaper company in the history of the industry: three separate editions, including Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce and Martin County with 65,000 circulation and 22 full-time employees, who we re all about to embark on an amazing journey. I n the next four years, H ometown News was publishing in 19 different markets with a little more than 500,000 in circulation. H ometown News could now lay claim to having the fastest growth of a newspaper companyin the history of newspapers. I n our very first year, H ometown News was selected by two leading national community newspaper associations as one of the top three community newspapers in the country. We were also honored as being the top award-winning community newspaper group in the country. W e were voted the No. 1 community newspaper in America in our second year, and have been in the top three nearly every year since then. We were also honored as the only community newspaper in history to be voted No. 1 by both national newspaper associations in the same year. S tatewide, we have been honored as being the top award-winning community newspaper group by the C ommunity Papers of F lorida seven of the 10 years we have been in existence. Over the past few years, H ometown News has adapted to the changing economy. We have tightened up, gotten smarter about how we do business, combined some editions and focused our efforts in the counties that matched our model. We converted from saturation delivery to a subscription home delivery model. With more than 150,000 subscribers out of our circulation of 267,000, H ometown News is one of the largest subscription papers in the nation. W ith the changes we have made over the years, H ometown News is primed to move into the future as a lean, mean, newspaper. The strength of community newspapers has increased, while the competition is waning. Good, quality local community news will always be important to the r esidents of our cities and towns, and Hometown Ne ws will be here to provide that valuable information. O ur success can be attributed to one main factor: our people. The team at H ometown News is indeed what makes the difference between us and the other advertising and local news sources in the communities we serve. As long as we continue to hire and bring the very best, most-skilled and committed individuals to our team, then our growth and success will continue. F riday, June 22, 2012 A14 Martin CountyHometown News BACK PAIN?Treasure Coast to receive the free report mailed to you today that exposes how many Treasure Coast residents are eliminating back pain, call this toll-free, 24 hour recorded message at 1-800-864-4991. Leslie A. Burgk P.A.S outh Florida Bankruptcy LawyerC all for a Free Consultation!S tuart: 772.403.2343 West Palm Beach 561.932.0900 www.BankruptcyAttorneyWestPalmBeach.com Save a home from foreclosure Strip a second mortgage Cram down investment properties Stop wage garnishment Stop creditor harassment Eliminate credit card debt Eliminate certain taxes WE AREADEBTRELIEFAGENCY. WE ASSISTPEOPLEWITH FILINGUNDERTHEBANKRUPTCYCODE. Insured & Licensed #CGC1507642 772-879-6885FREEIN-HOME ESTIMATEImproving Treasure Coast Homes Since 1980 Pool Screen Enclosures & More! Screen Porches Front-Entry Ways Garage Screen Doors Storm Panels Seamless Rain Gutters K&SIndustries is your localScreen Enclosure Expert. We do the job right, at the best price without sacrificing quality! T attoo studio owner has seen good, bad timesWhen I first arrived in Fort Pierce in 1978, Interstate95 ended in Fort Pierce. Along with my late ex-husband, we opened the first and only tattoo studio SkinArt Tattoo on U.S. 1 in Fort Pierce. H urricane David came through and the protection was using masking tape and plywood on the jalousie windows. S hopping back then was at the Piggly Wiggly and KMar t. Commerical rent was only $250 a month on U.S.1 back then. We we re featured in the M iami Herald in 1979. Later, we moved our shop to Jensen Beach where everything was quiet after 5 p.m. S ummertime was slow, hot and after the snowbirds left, it was business with the locals. There were hardly any cars on U.S. 1 from Fort Pierce to Stuart. Then we moved to open the first tattoo studio in Port S t. Lucie. There wasnt a St. Lucie W est and Prima Vista Bouleva rd ended at the Turnpike Br idge. O ur clients were from 18 to 70 years old. The shop name was changed to Skin-art tattoo boutique and was painted pink since the clientele had been changing. I also opened Custom Thangs in Port St. Lucie. This was a bike and hot rod shop on Village Green Drive. I appeared in many television, newspaper and magazine stories. When I was at Tattoo World people were starting to ask more for the permanent make-up. This was due to the news media with Dear Abby trashing it as she did tattooing. It made people more curious, so they wanted to know more about it. Doing a lot of consultations and educating the public and media through newspaper and magazine articles, I decided to break out on my o wn and open Always Perfect Per manent Make-Up on Pr ima Vista Boulevard in 1993. I introduced the medical field to the many benefits permanent make-up had to offer. Working in my studio on my own, I applied eyebrows, eyeliner, full lips, including but not limited to applying areola and color r econstruction. Now my clients were coming up in age, from 70 to 94 for permanent eyebrows due to eyesight problems, shaking hands and medical issues. I opened another tattoo studio Artistic Designs and later with my son Beyond R eality Tattoo. Po rt S t. Lucie business was booming and people were moving here and building and buying homes. More commercial shopping centers were being built. Then the hurricanes started hitting us in 2004 and shook us up. The businesses we re closing and people we re losing their homes. The road construction on Pr ima Vista kept dragging out. Always Perfect Permanent M ake-Up made it 17 years on Pr ima Vista and with the rent climbing to almost $1,000 for 600 square feet off of U.S.1. I moved my studio to historical Fort Pierce and r estored a house that was built in 1910 and painted it three shades of pink where it is still open for business. I guess Ive been busy in this area over the years. Ive been through the good times and the slow times.By Linda Lady Fish FrankF or Hometown NewsHTNF rom page A1 V isit us at: www. .comOL


www.HometownNewsOL.com F riday, June 22, 2012 Martin County A15 Send a resume toOpportunity@HometownNewsOL.com Please include a cover letter telling us why we absolutely must hire you.EOE, we drug testIf you enjoy working with businesses, and helping them succeed, this is the position for you. In addition to servicing existing accounts, you will also be calling on area businesses to generate new customers for our paper. We offer a weekly guarantee,cell phone and gas allowances, plus commission. Experienced representatives earn more than $50,000+ per year. Benefits include health, dental, and a 401K plan.WE ARE LOOKING FOR PROFESSIONAL MARKETING ADVERTISING CONSULTANTSThe most honored Community Newspaper in America for the past 9 years Columnist wishes paper happy anniversaryIt is the house of an owner who feels he/she can write an article saying how unsafe an entire community is when he/she seems to be the only one with problems. The days of a welcoming Palm City neighborhood have been taken from us by one individual homeowner. However, this is not the desire of a majority of this community. T wo weeks ago, more than 20 homeo wners met at my house to discuss the article this paper had printed about us. We we re not asked to contribute to this article, only two to three individuals who wanted to remain anonymous, were allowed to give their opinions about what it is like to live here. We as a community were hurt by what this article said and felt that enough was enough and it was time to take a stand. We are tired of our friends in communities around us being locked out. One individual homeowner does not have the right to speak for the rest of us. H ighlands Reserve was once a welcoming community. I hope someday soon those days will r eturn and I invite all of Palm City to come by and experience how great it is to live here. J oe Swisher P alm City r iorating. But by the late 70s, home and condominium sales were booming again. The old condos were r efurbished and new condos built. In the 1980s, high interest r ates drove down market prices and caused many savings and loans to collapse. Once again, the market quickly recovered in the late 80s. The current real estate r ecession, which started in 2006, is only one of a series that have come and gone. The real estate market is currently recovering, and will once again become r obust as it has in past cycles. Linda Schlitt Gonzalez and Steven Schlitt continue in the tradition of their parents, Ed and Marguerite Schlitt, by continuously expanding the business and striving to be the most innovative brokerage along the Indian River, from Martin County through Brevard. A dding the Hoyt C. Murphy brokerage to our family of Realtors will enhance our capabilities to orchestrate a one-stop solution catering to every detail of our customers real estate needs, Linda Schlitt said. There is no similar service to be found anywhere along the Treasure and S pace Coasts. W e are enthusiastic about building on both companies long-lasting traditions while focusing on our common goals of excellent professional service to our customers, said Steve Schiltt. These independent real estate companies each repr esent more than a half century of local real estate experience. To search hundreds of listings,go to www.FlColdwellB anker.com .Hi everybody! First and foremost, I would like to wish H ometown News a very happy 10-year anniversary! It seems like just yesterday that the first edition ran off the presses to the delight of Mar tin and St. Lucie County r esidents. I am proud to have been a part of this for the past 10 years. M ost of the readers know me as the writer of the Gar den Nook, but prior to that I did a weather column known as Joes DiscoWeather Central Time Capsule (say that three times fast). This was a column that took y ou, the reader, back in time with local weather events that happened many years ago. Some of the events w ent as far back as the 1800s. Let me rewind just a bit. As a kid, I always had an intense interest in the w eather. I was never satisfied to watch the w eather report and see what it was going to do. I wanted to know why it was going to r ain or snow. I started to r ead and study about w eather systems, fronts and above all hurricanes. To make the story a little shorter, actually a lot shorter, all this led me to the creation of Joes Disco W eather Central (now hometownweather.net) in 1999. Although the website was a great outlet, I still wanted to share my interest even further. My opportunity came when Carol, my wife, was just starting with H ometown News and she suggested that I do their w eather. I thought about it and eventually decided to take the challenge. Carol then set up an appointment with Tammy Raits, managing editor of H ometown Ne ws. When we had our first meeting, we tossed around different ideas and came up with the idea of talking about past weather events along with current forecasts. The main idea was to have the weather done from a local standpoint. I must add that Tammy was my inspiration. It was her inspiration that made the column a success. In 2005, we decided to shift gears and that led me to a new challenge to proudly write the garden column, now called The Garden N ook, for the paper. S ince I had 27 years of horticulture experience under my belt, it was an exciting transition. Ten y ears later I am still writing the Garden Nook and I also ow n a remote computer r epair company. My interest in the weather and horticulture is just as strong as ever, if not stronger. H ometown News is one of the greatest local papers in America and my wish is for their continued grand success! H appy anniversary H ometown News!L etterF rom page A6 GARDEN NOOKJOE ZELENAK RealtorsF rom page A13


F riday, June 22, 2012 A16 Martin CountyHometown News


Martin County B1 PRIME RIB SPECIAL C ome and See Us By Sea! P lenty of New Dockage Available(1/4 Mile North of Mile Marker 224)F F R R E E E E S S a a l l a a d d B B a a r rw/purchase of L unch or D inner Entreewith this couponMONDAY & WEDNESDAY NIGHTS10 OZ CUT $1699 14 OZ CUT $21.99 10 OZ CUT $1699 14 OZ CUT $21.99 OUR SALE IS BETTERWe charge less than Wal-Mart or any of the mall storesSee our ad on Page A5 for more savings Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri11am-2:30/4:30 till Closing Sat & Sun4pm-Closing7820 SW Lost River Rd, Stuart 772.872.73332 For 1 Domestic Beer All Day Mon Tues Wed Cheese Pizza $7.99 Lunches Starting at $4.95 Mar tin CountyEntertainmentDining &SECTION B WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSOL.COM FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012MARTIN COUNTY An awards dinner on J une 23 will celebrate how the Barn Theatre has continued to thrive, surviving several harsh financial seasons and enduring as the areas oldest community theater. It will also be an opportunity to recognize the groups most dedicated volunteers and supporters, while ushering in new officers who will serve in leadership roles. This really is just going to be more of a group hug. Were just celebrating that were doing better than expected since a few seasons ago, said Francine Beckstead, the Barn Theatres president. The community came together, our shows are wonderful, were pulling new people, so were just r eally going to pat ourselves on the back. The dinner will allow the theaters well-wishers, actors, crew and volunteers to relax for an evening of festivity. It is set for Pirates Loft R estaurant, located at 4307 S.E. Bayview St., S tuart. The event starts at 6:30 p .m. and runs until 10 p .m. On the menu is a buffet of roast beef, lemon chicken, salmon, side dishes and dessert. Dr ess is casual chic and dinner costs $37 with a cash bar. Organizers said the evening promises to be one of good food, fun and good friends in a beautiful waterfront setting. B ut the highlights will include distributing about six awards to outstanding affiliates. The presidents award pays tribute to an exceptional volunteer, while the David Moon award, named for one of the Barns founders, is given for exceptional service. The group also bestows a technical directors award for set decoration, set design and stage management. The goal, they said, was to say thanks to the up to 500 volunteers, directors, actors, sponsors and others who contribute to the group. W e re feeling pretty positive, Ms. Beckstead said. We really try to put community back into community theater. ARIES March 21-April 20Y ou can have all the inspiration in the world, Aries, but without solid financial backing, your enterprise will not find its wings. Spend your energy finding investors.TA URUS April 21-May 21Y ou are torn between two choices, Taurus. Family matters are on one side and work responsibilities are on the other. It may take a few days to work out a decision.GEMINI May 22-June 21Its difficult to contain all of your energy, Gemini, so instead you can choose to share some with others. Try tackling some other peoples projects until your energy wanes.CA NCE R Jun 22-Jul 22Some people may view you as being selfish this week, Cancer, but you view your actions as putting yourself first for a change. Either way, its a decidedly you-centered few days.LEO July 23-Aug. 23W hile some people are revved up with energy, Leo, you will seem to be stuck in neutral this week. Dont fret too much about it unless you have deadlines you need to meet.VIRGO Aug. 24-Sept. 22V irgo, these next few days you will want to do activities that put yourself first. W hether its a date or simply alone time, enjoy it and stop neglecting your needs.LIBRA Sept. 23-Oct. 23V acations tend to bring the relaxed side out in a person,Event celebrates theaters survival, recognizes achievers W eek of 6-22-2012 SPECIAL EVENTS FRIDAY, JUNE 22SUNDAY, JUNE 24 Seventh annual Patriotic Musical Extravaganza celebration will be presented June 22 at 8 p.m.; June 23 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and June 24 at 8 p.m. at the Kane Center in the Francis Langford Theatre, 900 S.E. Salerno Road. Advanced tickets are $12 or $15 at the door. Senior discounts and group rates are available. F or more information, call (772) 834-0770.SAT URDAY, JUNE 23 Legacy Dance is looking for talented dancers with or without experience to audition for their awardwinning competition team for the upcoming 2012-13 season. Auditions will be held at the Port St. Lucie Community Center on Airoso Boulevard, from 3 -7 p.m. For those 11-18 years old. Parents need to sign waiver for child to participate. F or more information, call (561) 329-6289. Join Adina Lehrman, Heathcotes green heart, no till, organic garden volunteer, from 10 a.m. noon for a layer mound garden class. Learn how to make easy garden beds to grow delicious vegetables in Florida. Presentation will include the lasagna layer method and the layer cake layer method with live demos; dimensions; how to find components for the layers, how to put the layers down and discussion of planting methods for layered mounds. The cost for this class is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. A 48-hour cancellation notice is needed to be eligible for a refund. Limited spaces available. For more information, call (772) 464-4672. The Fo rt Pierce Branch Library will host a free poetry reading from 11 a.m.noon. Join poet William K emmett in reading your favorite piece of poetry aloud. Guests are welcome to read their own work or that of another. This event is free and See OUT, B2 See SCOPES, B3Out &about File photoFr ancine Beckstead, Barn Theatre president, at a recent event. An award show on June 23 will celebrate the theaters continuing success.By Samantha Josephsjoseph@hometownnewsol.com


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Appetizer of Choice with Purchase of T wo Dinner Entrees Must Present Coupon Exp. 6-30-12Hrs:Mon-Thurs11am-10pmFri & Sat 11am-11pm Sun3pm-10pm 840 SEIndian Street, Stuart, FL 34997772-283-8281(Willoughby Crossroads) Come be part of our family...Casa Open daily from 11 a.m. in Regency Square 2500 SE US 1, Stuart, FL 34994 4307 SEBAYVIEW ST., STUART 772-287-2500www.piratescoveresort.comPirates CoveResort &MarinaPirates CoveResort &Marina 50 HOTEL ROOMSRestaurant and 3 Bars Live Music Thurs Sun 50 Boat Slips Dry Rack Storage DINING & ENTERTAINMENTopen to the public. No reservations are required. The Fo rt Pierce Branch of the St. Lucie County Library System is located at 101 Melody Lane. F or more information, call (772) 462-2787 or visit http://library.stlucieco.gov. W alking in recognition of National HIV testing day from 9 a.m.noon at Indiantown Community Outreach, 15161 S.W. 169th Ave., Indiantown. All participants who are tested for HIV will be entered into a free drawing for a grand prize. Registration for the walk is free. Includes free refreshments and music. F or more information, call (772) 2858 938 or visit www.icorinc.org.THUR SDAY, JUNE 28 SCO RE & Indian River State College will conduct a free understanding Florida sales tax workshop from 9:30-11 a.m. in the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerces conference room, 18 50 S.W. Fountainview Blvd., Suite 201, Port St. Lucie. Free and open to the public, but must register at www.treasurecoast.score.org.Bars and Clubs FRIDAY, JUNE 22 Cobbs Landing, 2 00 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, Alex Kash, 6-10 p.m. (772) 460-9014. Conchy Joes Seafood, 3 945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach, Reggae by Rainfall, 8 p.m. midnight. (772) 334-1130. Crawdaddys, 1949 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, Call for performers. 8 p.m.-midnight. (772) 2253 444. Finz Waterfront Grille, 4290 S.E. Salerno Road, Port Salerno. (772) 283-1929. Harborcove Bar and Grill 19 30 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina. Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mike Denne. (772) 429-5303 Hutchinson Island Marriott Resort Tiki Bar, 555 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Hutchinson Island, (772) 225-3700. Manatee Island Bar & Grill, 4817 S.E. Dixie Highway, Po rt Salerno. Robbie Bullard, 8 p.m. (772) 872-7288. The Original Tiki Bar & Restaurant, 2 Ave. A, Fort Pierce, Live Music 5-9 p.m. (772) 461-0880. Rinellis Yellow Tail. Live music, 101 Second Street, Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474 Tradewinds Restaurant & Lounge, Captain Ron, 6:309:30 p.m. (772) 621-0822. Tropical Jerk Restaurant. Enjoy live reggae music from 6-9 p.m. 722 S U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5517.SAT URDAY, JUNE 23 Bogeys & Stogeys 1032 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Call for performers. (772) 33 7-7778. Conchy Joes Seafood, 3 945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach, Reggae by Rainfall, 8 p.m. to midnight. (772) 334-1130. Crawdaddys, 19 49 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, Call for performers, 7:30-11:30 p.m. (772) 2253 444. Courtyard Marriot in Jensen Beach, 10 978 S Ocean Drive, Jensen Beach. Capt. Ron will be Poolside from 4-8 p.m. (772) 229-1000 Finz Waterfront Grille,OutF rom page B1 See OUT, B7


MARTIN COUNTY The Martin Health System Marketing and Communications Department is the recipient of a prestigious national silver ADDY award for the design of the 2011 MHS physician holiday party invite. S abrina Glover, creative designer, in collaboration with physician recruiter J enny Flaugh, developed and designed the invitation which featured a colorful gift box fastened with a Band-Aid. W e are very proud of this award and our creative team, said Miguel C oty, vice president of marketing and communications. The design was eyecatching and playful in inviting recipients to open it. This is a tough national competition that features top-tiered advertising agencies with national campaigns and funding. It is an honor to be in the same company of the countrys greatest creative minds and to be recognized at this level. The Martin Health entry first won at the local Treasure Coast Ad Fed level, and then the regional level, before being submitted to the national competition. The ADDY Awards competition is conducted annually by the American Ad vertising Federation, which comprises 40,000 advertising professionals. The contest is the advertising industrys largest and most representative competition for creative excellence. F or more information, visit martinhealth.org. www.HometownNewsOL.com F riday, June 22, 2012 Martin County B3 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT COMETOCOWBOYSONYOURBIRTHDAYAND YOUR MEAL IS ON US!MUSTHAVEI.D. PRESENT LOYALTYCARDREGISTRATION REQUIRED2 2 9 9 0 0 2 2 S S E E G GR R A A N NP PA A R R K K W W A A Y Y S ST T U U A A R R T T7 7 7 7 2 2 2 2 8 8 7 7 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 0D D R R I I N N K K F F R R E E E ELADIES NIGHT6-10PMT T H H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y C C O O M M P P E E T T I I T T I I O O N N B B B B Q Q !C C O O M M E E T T R R Y Y O O U U R R S S A A D D D D L L E E U U P P A A N N D D M M O O S S E E Y Y O O N N D D O O W W N N ! ! ! ! Great Steaks20 Flavors of wings$ $1 1 3 39 9 9 91 1 l l b b R R I I B B E E Y Y E EO O N N L L Y Y TUESDAYS TUESDAYS$ $ 5 5 O O F F F FP P U U R R C C H H A A S S E E O O F F $ $ 2 2 5 5 O O R R M M O O R R E EF F R R E E E E D D E E L L I I V V E E R R Y YF F R R E E E E D D E E L L I I V V E E R R Y Y 915 NW Flagler Ave. Stuart, Fl. 34994www.WahoosRiverHouse.comMon-Thurs 11am-11pm Fri-Sat 11am-1am Sun 11am-10pm772-692-2243 25% OFFY OURBAR TABNOTTOBECOMBINEDWITHANYOTHEROFFER. NOTINCLUDINGRETAILWINE. EXP6/30/12 Wed-J AZZ Thurs-BLUES F riday-LIVE DJ Saturday-K ARAOKE Ben PrestageT uesday, June 26th7-10pmNO COVER ITS TIME FOR SUMMER REFRESHMENT!Lunch & Dinner 7 Days A Week3 945 N.E. Indian River Dr.(on the Indian River Just north of Jensen Beach Causeway)Jensen Beach334-1130Old Florida Riverfront RelaxationHappy Hour 3-6 pm Daily Discounted Drinks Reduced Price Food SpecialsRibs & Steaks Grilled Over Oak Logs!!! GOOMBAY SUMMER SPECIALSDRINK AND BEER SPECIALS WITH REFRESHING PRICES!WEDNESDAY NIGHTCrab Races 5:30 pm PRIZES FOR WINNERS!LIVE REGGAEDance by the River Bands Thurs.-Sun. & 4th of July (Call for Schedule)FUN TUESDAY TRIVIA(7 pm 9 pm)PRIZES FOR WINNERS! NEW HAPPY HOUR MENURAW BAR, CONCH & ALLIGATORRELAX! ENJOY! and it can be hard assimilating back into your regular routine. You, however, have no problem getting back into a groove.SCORPI O Oct 24-Nov 22T urning a hobby into something that makes money is an admirable goal, but it will take a little work, Scorpio. Dont give up too easily as it could take a few months to solidify.SAGITTA RIUS Nov. 23-Dec. 21Sagittarius, you may be adept at finding an easy way around a difficult thing, but sometimes taking the harder road offers good life lessons along the way.CAPRICORN Dec. 22-Jan. 20Wh en money issues arise, the only way to remedy them is to stop spending. T his could involve taking a hard look at your lifestyle and what you may not be able to afford.AQ UARIUS Jan. 21-Feb. 18Everyone expects you to dole out the advice, Aquarius, but this week you will be looking for your own. It could be because you have been tackling so many projects lately.PIS CE S Feb. 19-March 20T here are few things that escape your attention, Pisces. However, this week you will be blindsided by certain news.ScopesF rom page B1DINING & ENTERTAINMENT Hospital wins national awardF or Hometown News NewsFP@hometownnewsol.com GOTTA RANT ?CALLOURRANTS& RA VESLINE!


F riday, June 22, 2012 B4 Martin CountyHometown News 772-223-6234Excludes specials. Mon Sat Only. Must present coupon. This Excludes Holidays. Exp 6/30/1250%OffBREAKFAST-LUNCHBuy one entre $4.99 and up & 2 beverages & get the 2nd 50% Off Open Mon-Sat 6am 2pm Sun Open 6am 1pm Breakfast All Day Breakfast Only on Sundays SOUP OR SALAD, DESSERT AND BEVERAGEFLASHBACK DINEROpen 6AM DailyFORTHEBESTDEALINTOWN FORBREAKFAST, LUNCH&DINNERSPECIALSTRY THEFORTHEBESTDEALINTOWN FORBREAKFAST, LUNCH&DINNERSPECIALSTRY THE 30 EARLY BIRDSstarting at$9.95MYFAMOUSDINNERSPECIALSServed Tues Sat from 3PM 8PM$1 OFFEARLY BIRD DINNERSMUSTPRESENTCOUPON BUY 1 DINNER ENTREE RECEIVE 50% OFF 2ND DINNER ENTREE15% OFFTOTAL BILLEXP6-30-12EXP6-30-12 HOURS:MON-SAT 4PM-9PM4533 SE Dixie Hwy.286-3455MANATEE PLAZA(West Marine Shopping Plaza) Port SalernoMicheles Custom Catering Dining Available for Private LuncheonNOW OPEN ON MONDAYS B UY 1 PIZZA,GET ONE PIZZAFREEWITH ONE TOPPINGDinner EntreFREEWith the Purchase of a Dinner Entre & 2 beverages of Equal or Greater Value Ians Tropical GrillNOW OPEN IN STUART2875 SE Ocean Blvd., Stuart (Located in Stracuzzi Plaza)772.334.4563www.ianstropicalgrille.com LUNCH Monday-Friday 11:30am-2:30pm DINNER Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-10pm F riday &Saturday 5:30pm-12am Ians Tropical Grill20% OFFENTIRE LUNCH ORDERDine-In only Monday-FridayNot to be combined with any other offer HTN Expires 6/30/12Ians Tropical Grill20% OFFENTIRE DINNERDine-In only Monday-SaturdayHTN Expires 6/30/12 Discount does not apply to tax or gratuity. 18% gratuity included on pre-discount total. Not valid with other discounts or promotions. Must present ad to receive discount. One discount per table. HTN No separate checks. 026611 $1599 $1199 SATURDAYAll You Can Eat Baby Back Ribs.SUNDAYAll You Can Eat BBQ Chicken (All white meat $1.00 extra)WEDNESDAYKids (12 and under)Eat Free fromKids Menu with 1 Adult meal (minimum purchase $8.99) per child$899TUESDAYAll YouCan Eat Sweet &Smokey RibsWEDNESDAYBottomless Salad BarOnly with purchase of a beverage(Valid 11am-3pm Only) $4991961 S.US 1 STUART 772 283-4150 10180 S.US 1 PORT ST.LUCIE 772 335-2983 3120 S.US 1 FORT PIERCE 772 468-9086 DINING & ENTERTAINMENT Photo courtesy of Mollys HouseF rom left: Deanna Doodin, Terry Rieger and her husband, Frederick, of The Diamond Tea Room & Bistro. The tea room took home second place in the entre category.Fundraiser a savory successMARTIN COUNTY M ollys House third annual Prt Manger little taste fundraiser, held May 21, was a success. The event, sponsored by Mor gan Stanley Smith Barney, Womens Health Specialists, Barbara Trimble, E dward Miller & Son, Dancen Sound and Eventmakers International, featured 12 area restaurants, savory samples, cocktails, a 50/50 r affle, auctions, house tours and musical entertainment by Andrew Scott. The 140 guests, participating restaurants and auction-item providers helped r aise $11,000 for the Mollys H ouse adopt-a-family program. The program subsidizes room costs for patients and families that stay at Mollys House during a medical emergency. The Green Mango, the Di amond Tea Room & B istro, Silver Platter Catering, Hayes Gourmets Bakery & Caf, Cabot Creamery C ooperative, Southern Pig & Cattle Co., Treasure Coast C onfections, Ians Tropical Grill, PRP Wine International, Bagel Brothers of N ew York, Paella Grill and 7 Orchids whipped up dishes for guests and judges to enjoy. C elebrity judges Mitch Kloorfain of H ometown Ne ws, J ackie Holfelder from L uminaries and Bryan Garner from Florida Power & Light sampled the delicious offerings carefully grading each dish based on serving method and presentation, taste, menu and ingredients, compatibility and creativity. Ia n s Tropical Grill won first place in the appetizer category. In the entre division, B agel Brothers of New York took home first place, the D iamond Tea Room & B istro won second place and Southern Pig & Cattle Co won third place. Tr easure Coast Confections placed first in the dessert category and Hayes Gourmets Bakery & Caf won second place. G uests also voted for their favorites in appetizers, entrees and desserts. 7 Orchids won the Peoples Choice award for best appetizer. Bagel Brothers of N ew York won the Peoples Choice award for bestF or Hometown News NewsFP@hometownnewsol.comSee SAVORY, B6


www.HometownNewsOL.com F riday, June 22, 2012 Martin County B5 $5htnw0717To or der, please call or visit: 772-221-3343 3352 SE Federal Highway Stuart, FL 34997 Stuart & Palm CityBr eakfast & LunchSTUART1942 SE Fed Highway (772) 777-1182H OURS : M on-Fri 6:30am-2:00pm S at Sun 7:00am-2:00pm HOLIDAYSCL OSEDPALMCITY988 SW Martin Do wns Blvd. (772) 283-7812 20%OFFEntire BillExp 6-30-12FREE Coffee with Food Purchase$4.99 or MoreLunch ComboExp 6-30-12Any Lunch Sandwich w/chips, pickle and beverage forBr eakfast & LunchT wo Great Locations Serving Florida's B eautiful Treasure Coast!!!$5.99Exp 6-30-12 MAKE KWIK STOP YOUR 1ST STOP!PINK FLOYD GRATEFUL DEAD ROLLING STONES AND MORE! Call 772.299.12249800 South Ocean Jensen Beach2 miles North of Jensen Causeway NOW FEATURING NOW FEATURING Monday 7pm-9pmCRAFT BEER SELECTION CRAFT BEER SELECTION B ella Roma B uckshot Bay Ca p s Island Grille C oastal Paddle Boarding C offmans Tobacco C onnies Flowers C ustom Scenic & Dinner Cr uises Co wboys Steakhouse Dee Stefanos E dible Arrangements Energy Spa Salon & Tanning H ayes Gourmets Ia n s Tropical Grill J oeys Seafood Shack J osephs Breakfast Tower L una Italian Cuisine M ambos Cafe M ichelenas Mrs.ClausChristmas Store N atures Pocket R ed Rooster Caf S ail Away Surprise Sav anna Golf Club S hawn Ramirez Academy Fo re Golf Sw eet Creations by L.S.Young The Green Mango T in Fish Tr easure Coast Boat Rentals The Landing The Saints Golf & 19th Hole The Taste U ncle Sams Brau Haus US Sailing Center Vi cs Pizza & Italian R estaurant W ahoos Riverfrontwww.HometownNewsOL.com D D e e a a l l s s t t h h a a t t c c a a n n t t b b e eB B E E A A T T !5 5 0 0 % % O O f f f f G G i i f f t t C C e e r r t t i i f f i i c c a a t t e e s s 307 NWNorthRiver Dr. Stuart, FL772-692-1203Fri6/22Dockstreet . . . . .5:00 9:00pm Sat6/23Rock Bottom . . . .6:00 10:00pm Sun6/24J ohn Lang & Friends .5:00 9:00pm T ues6/26Ernie Swanson . . .5:00 8:00pm Wed 6/27Kid Cody &Friends .5:00 9:00pm T hurs6/28The Billionares . . .6:00 -10:00pm OPEN AT 11:30 EVERYDAY $2.25 16 oz. Domestic All Day Every Day Happy Hour Everyday 3pm to Sunset Support Live Music~be a DeckheadL LI I V V E EM MU U S S I I C C6 6 N NI I G G H H T T S SP PE E R RW WE E E E K K THE DECK Where the food is always fresh and the Sunsets are FREE! S S U U M M M M E E R R S S H H E E R R E E !C C o o m m e e t t o o T T h h e e D D e e c c k k f f o o r r C C o o o o l l D D r r i i n n k k s s & & H H o o t t N N e e w w S S u u m m m m e e r r M M e e n n u u ! DINING & ENTERTAINMENT Photo courtesy of Sam YatesStuart City Commissioner Troy McDonald welcomes Judy Schilder, president of Pink Tie F riends, to its new corporate headquarters in Stuart.Nonprofit chooses new headquartersSTUART The nonprofit Pink Tie Fr iends organization has selected Stuart for its new Tr easure Coast headquarters. The office is located at 901 S.E. Johnson Ave., near downtown Stuart and the S tuart Post Office. W e are very pleased to have our first ever official headquarters, said Judy Schilder, president, Pink Tie Fr iends. O ur leased space will serve the current and future needs of this very vibrant and growing organization, said Ms. Schilder. The Pink Tie Friends were w elcomed to the city by Stuart City Commissioner Troy M cDonald. W e re proud to have our Fr iends in Pink select Stuart for their headquarters. Pink T ie Friends play a critical r ole in helping breast cancer patients throughout the Tr easure Coast receive financial assistance to battle breast cancer. On behalf of all the citizens of Stuart, we w elcome Pink Tie Friends, said Mr. McDonald. The organization raises funds for women and men who have been diagnosed with breast cancer but who are either under insured or have no insurance. W e now have the capability to sit down with an applicant to assess their needs or meet with a potential donor who wants to help our organization save lives on the Treasure Coast, said Ms. Schilder. The Pink Tie Friends office will operate on abbreviated hours Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Our main focus is still on r aising funds, so at this time, we wi ll be limiting hours of office operations. As we continue to grow, we do anticipate the office being operated more hours each day, said Ms. Schilder. To become a volunteer member or to make a contribution,call (772) 486-6707 or visit www.PinkTi eFriends.org F or Hometown News NewsFP@hometownnewsol.com


TREASURE COAST F lorida loses more children under age 5 to drowning every year than any other state in the nation. Hundreds more experience near-drowning tragedies that can cause permanent health problems and developmental delay. The Department of Children and Families investigates accidental drownings to determine if neglect was a factor. In all cases, drowning is preventable. Children do not drown when someone is dedicated to watching them. P arents and caregivers should remember that nothing is more important than keeping your eyes on a child in the water, said D avid Wilkins, DCF secretary. A child can drown in less than 5 minutes. DCF and the Department of Health are partnering to prevent drownings and save childrens lives. About 5,000 books that teach children how to be safe around water are being distributed to children at safety events this summer, and more than 20,000 brochures with tips on drowning prevention are being handed out to parents and other caregivers. U nintentional drowning is the leading cause of death for children under age 4 in Florida. More than two-thirds of these deaths occurred in swimming pools. However, drownings also occur in canals, the ocean, bathtubs, toilets and buckets of water. Y oung children can drown in less than 2 inches of water and in less than 5 minutes, the time it takes to use the restroom or answer a telephone. Many parents have only left their child alone for a few minutes before drowning. I urge Floridians and visitors to supervise children closely and keep toddlers within arms reach at swimming pools, said J ohn Armstrong, Floridas surgeon general. P ool safety is everyones r esponsibility across layers of protection, which include supervision, barriers (such as alarms on doors, pool fences and locking gates), and readiness to call 911 in case of emergency. F ollow the water safety tips below and never, ever leave a child unattended in or near any water. Install fencing and other barriers around pools and check regularly to make sure they are working properly. Make sure doors have alarms and child-proof locks. Adults should learn to swim and also teach their children how to swim. Children from non-swimming households are eight times more likely to be at r isk of drowning. Remove toys, especially r iding toys, away from the pool area. Children can fall off of riding tools like bicycles and into the water. Never allow a child to be around any water unsupervised. That includes bathtubs, buckets, ponds, ditches, canals, pools, ri vers, oceans, hot tubs and more. If there are multiple adults watching children in the pool, designate one adult at a time as the official water watcher, to keep a constant eye on the children. Never allow a child to supervise another child near or in water. Make sure children stay away from pool drains. Learn first aid and CPR for children to use in the case of an emergency. 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4290 S.E. Salerno Road, Port Salerno. (772) 283-1929. Harborcove Bar and Grill 19 30 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina. Saturdays, 2-5p.m. The Jazz Band. (772) 429-5303. Kings Head Pub, 2838 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd. Call for performers. (772) 340-1223. Manatee Island Bar & Grill, 4817 S.E. Dixie Highway, Po rt Salerno. Jason Montero, 8 p.m. (772) 872-7288. The Original Tiki Bar & Restaurant, 2 Ave. A, Fort Pierce, live music 5-9 p.m. (772) 461-0880. Rinellis Yellow Tail. Live music 101 Second Street, Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474.SUNDAY, JUNE24 Cobbs Landing, 2 00 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, Matrix, 4-8 p.m. (772) 4609014. Conchy Joes Seafood, 3 945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Reggae by Rainfall, 4-8 p.m. (772) 3341130. Finz Waterfront Grille, 4290 S.E. Salerno Road, Port Salerno. (772) 283-1929. Harborcove Bar and Grill 19 30 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina. Sundays, 4-8, Dr. Papachubby. (772) 429-5303. Manatee Island Bar & Grill, 4817 S.E. Dixie Highway, Po rt Salerno. Floridian Band at the Tiki Bar, 3 p.m. (772) 87272 88.MONDAY, JUNE25 Rinellis Yellow Tail: T rivia nights at 7 p.m. 101 Second St., Fort Pierce. (772) 4665474.TU ESDAY, JUNE26 Conchy Joes Seafood, 3 945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Trivia, 7-9 p.m. (772) 334-1130. Cowboys BBQ & Steak Co. 2 902 S.E. Gran Parkway, Stuart, Capt. Ron from 8-11 p.m. (772) 287-8100. Finz Waterfront Grille, 4290 S.E. Salerno Road, Port Salerno. Every Tuesday, Ronnie, the One Man Band, 8:30-11:30 p.m. (772) 283-1929. Kings Head Pub, 2838 SW Po rt St. Lucie Blvd. Hypnotist Rich Alexander.89 p.m. Free admission. Call (772) 3401 223. Original Coconut Bar, open mic with Rich from 9 p.m.-midnight. 4787 S.E. Dixie Highway, Stuart. (772) 2191 945. The Original Tiki Bar & Restaurant, 2 Ave. A, Fort Pierce, Dynamic Entertainment T rivia at 7 p.m. (772) 4610880.WEDN ESDAY, JUNE27 Conchy Joes Seafood, 3 945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Crab racing, 6-9 p.m. (772) 334-1130. Finz Waterfront Grille, 4290 S.E. Salerno Road, Port Salerno. Every Wednesday, open mic night, 8:30-11:30 p.m. (772) 283-1929. Hutchinson Island Marriott Resort Tiki Bar, 555 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Hutchinson Island. Call (772) 225-3700. Mickey Finns Comedy Night, 2 69 Port St. Lucie Blvd., Po rt St. Lucie. 8 p.m., no cover. (772) 873-5522 for reservations. Rinellis Yellow Tail, free wine tasting 6-7:30 p.m. Exclusive on-premise wines available. Dinner for two and a select bottle of wine, $35. 101 Second St., Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474. Sonnys Real Pit Barbeque, 10180 South U.S. 1, Po rt St. Lucie. 5-9 p.m. Child eats free with adult entree. Bingo, prizes, games trivia, face painting and music with AJ the D J. Thirsty Turtle, 2825 S.W. Po rt St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, Davee Bryan, 7:45-11 p.m. (772) 344-7774.THUR SDAY, JUNE28 Archies Seabreeze 401 S. Ocean Drive, Fort Pierce, jazz and steak night every Thursday, 710 p.m. (772) 460-3888. Conchy Joes Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Reggae by Rainfall, 7-10 p.m. (772) 334-1130. Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House 140 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. (772) 7815236. Dresa, Asian fusion U.S.1 and Kanner Highway, Stuart. Capt. Ron will perform from 7:30-10:30 p.m. (772) 2886262. Finz Waterfront Grille, 4290 S.E. Salerno Road, Port Salerno. Every Thursday, guitarist Darrell Gwinn, 5-8 p.m. (772) 283-1929 Rinellis Yellow Tail, Bike Night in downtown Fort Pierce. 6-9 p.m. Music, Prizes, 50/50 Ve ndors. (772) 466-5474. Sonnys Barbeque, 3120 S. U.S. 1, Fort Pierce, Family day, face painting, Music by AJ the DJ, bingo, games and trivia. 5-9 p.m. F or more information, call (772) 468-9068. T hirsty Turtle, 28 25 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, Davee Bryan, 7:45-11 p.m. VFW Post 4194 2464 S.E. V eterans Ave., Stuart. Live Big Band, dancing and snacks at intermission. $5 admission. Door prize. Call (772) 220-0144.ONGOING EVENTS T he Mansion at Tuckahoe located at IndianRiverSide P ark, Jensen Beach, will host free tours on the first and third W ednesdays of the month. History is covered from the time of occupancy by Native Americans, the Leach family in residence and the 36 year period of two educational facilities. Docent guided tours are at 10 and 11 a.m. and it is requested visitors arrive on time in order to understand the complete history. No tour on July 4. Jazz Society events: T uesday, jazz jams at the Sunrise Black Box Theatre, 117 S. Second St., Fort Pierce, from 710 p.m. $5 cover. Full bar available. Every other Wednesday evenings; jazz jams at the gardens, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $3 cover. Wine and beer available. 2 410 W estmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Saturday mornings, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Jazz market in downtown Fort Pierce along the Indian River waterfront. Karaoke nites hosted by the Karaoke Kops at The Lyrics Flagler Center on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 6 and 10 p.m. Come sing with the Karaoke Kops (Stripling Entertainment). Choose from many karaoke songs including top 40, oldies, classic rock, Broadway to country. Perform in front of a video projection screen so the audience can see and sing along. Take part in singing, dancing or cheering for the performers, while enjoying drink specials from the full bar. T here will be prizes. The Flagler Center is located at 59 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart. F or more information, call (772) 2867827. Jammin Jensen takes place every Thursday from 6-9 p.m., weather permitting, at downtown Jensen Beach. T heres food, music and vendors. For more information, call (772) 334-3444. Retro Swing Lindy Hop West Coast Swing dance party is from 7:30-11 p.m. every Saturday at South Florida www.HometownNewsOL.com F riday, June 22, 2012 Martin County B7 Full service jewelry repair Chains soldered Clasps replaced Watch links removed/ added Tight rings made loose Loose rings made tight Prongs replaced Tips rebuilt Heads replaced Shanks replaced Stones tightened Pearls re-strung And more! 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Well sort of a quiet w eek on the fishing scene, not sure why the fish are home but not a lot of anglers. S eas off shore have been a little sporty and this mornings 10-mph wind may have dampened a few plans, but still it has been a beautiful week. Lets start on the surf edge. Whiting and there has been a good catch, one just had to look for an area that was free of weeds. Keep in mind, weeds offer a lot of cover for our fish but I am sure glad when it leaves, S nook, tarpon, permit and more will be there. S till the blues early with a very narrow bite time, but plenty to make up for. Big whiting and croaker, something to take home but the snook are there with them, so before you use one as bait, take the barbs off the hook for an easy release. S till waiting to hear about the tarpon. We know they are rolling and we have had a few pick up a bait just not the hook and no, I dont know how they do it. Per mit again this week on sand fleas. Anglers looking for pompano found them with a long cast, not a lot, but still worth the effort and even you are not fishing the surf is the sight we all came to be with. Bring your coffee and come on down. You will not be disappointed. Offshore not a weed line or a color line and the dolphin are just as scarce, scattered, one here one there. This is the time when y ou need to take dinner to the fish. Trolled Bally is preferred, if you do find them, then live baits but do not wait for them to find y ou. Bonita a plenty; now is the time to think about strip baits for fall. Get them while y ou can. B ottom fishing continues to be the place to fill the box from 50 feet out. Lanes, muttons, yellow tail and gags not to mention the AJs and the cobia. Where is the pitch rod? Still plenty of C obia coming to the boat or following your catch to the surface; pay attention. River anglers pick out a spot and be there before sun up throwing a top water bait or a chugger, a bait that makes noise, one that will get some attention. After the sun has been up for an hour or two the fish will move to deeper water. Trout and r eds are on this list. When these fish move to deeper water soft rubber or a suspending bait will find them, slow down. Turn the motor off and drift to the channel markers. Shrimp on a jig head, the triple tail love the warm sun, and the tarpon, who knows, but low light seems to work best. Ye s, it is warm and the sun is bright and that is what I love about south Florida. H enry Caimatto is the o wner of the Snook Nook B ait and Tackle shop in J ensen Beach. Swing Dance Productions, 881 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., in Jensen Beach. $7 admission. F or information, call (772) 334-2112. Big Band music, snacks, prizes at the VFW Hall, 2464 V eterans Ave., Stuart, from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Public welcome. Cost $5. F or more information, call (772) 2200 144. Commodores Singles Club. Dance to live music from the 1940s, 0s and s, from 7:30-10 p.m. every Sunday at the American Legion Hall, 31 95 Savannah Road in Jensen Beach. Different band each week. Dress code prohibits beachwear, blue jeans or sneakers. Dress casual with men having a shirt with collar. There is no smoking and there is a bar. Free coffee, tea and refreshments are served. Donation is $5 for members and $8 for nonmembers. Call (772) 236-9449 or visit www.britetreasures.com/commodore.htm for more information. Senior activity center in the Stuart area offers entertainment and activities for seniors. F or more information, contact Zee Carter, onsite manager at the Log Cabin Senior Center in Langford P ark, 2369 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach or call (772) 334-2926. Jazz & Blues Society presents jazz jams at the Sunrise Black Box Theatre in downtown Fort Pierce every other Tuesday from 7-10 p.m. W inter schedule runs from October-May 31, every Tuesday from 7-10 p.m. Jensen Beach Art League has a monthly fine art show from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Indian Riverside Park in Jensen Beach along Indian River Drive.Shows take place the second Sunday of every month through April. KARAOKE American Legion Post 40: 810 South U.S. 1, Fort Pierce, every Sunday night from 6-10 p.m. AMVETS Post 19, 2024 S. F ederal Highway, Fort Pierce, every Friday night from 5-9 p.m. with Michael and Terris request line music. (772) 6261 049. Applebees, 4898 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce, and 3373 S.E. Federal Highway, Stuart. Every Friday in Fort Pierce from 8 p.m.-midnight and every Friday in Stuart from 9 p.m.-midnight. In Fort Pierce, call (772) 460-1444. In Stuart, call (772) 223-6477. Archies: 401 S. Ocean Drive, Fort Pierce, every W ednesday, starting at 7 p.m. (772) 461-3352. Bogeys and Stogeys: 10 32 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, (772) 337-7778. Karaoke by Dennis 9 p.m. W ednesday and Friday. Boozgeois Saloon: 720 S. U.S. 1, Fort Pierce, Karaoke with Chris 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Monday and W ednesday. (772) 466-4255. Charlies Bar & Grill: 950 S.E. Indian St., Stuart, karaoke Sunday and Monday. (772) 2 88-4326. Jensen Beach Bowl Lane 2 1: 2303 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach, karaoke with Karaoke Larry Friday and Saturday 8 p.m.-midnight. Call (772) 225-2695. Jillys Grille: T he Ramada Inn, 1200 Southeast U.S. 1, Stuart. Karaoke with Permanent Affair 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. (772) 2 87-6917. Oasis Caf: 6208 South East U.S. 1, Stuart, Outlaw Karaoke 9:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Tuesday. (772) 220-1565. Pineapple Republic Grill, 18 97 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, Hi-Note Karaoke 7-11 p.m. (772) 9346891. Pop-a-Top Tavern: 802 S.W. Bayshore Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Outlaw Karaoke 7:301 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. (772) 879-9188. Rebar karaoke madness: T hursday nights, from 9 p.m. midnight. 8283 S. U.S. 1, Port St. Lucie. Call (772) 340-7777. Seasick Sams: 8589 S. F ederal Highway, Port St. Lucie, Outlaw Karaoke, 8 p.m.midnight, Wednesday. (772) 3 40-1177. Plenty of fish for the taking last week FISHINGHENRY CAIMATTO F riday, June 22, 2012 B8 Martin CountyHometown News BACK PAIN?Treasure Coast to receive the free report mailed to you today that exposes how many Treasure Coast residents are eliminating back pain, call this tollfree, 24 hour recorded message at 1-800-864-4991. BACK PAIN?Treasure Coast to receive the free report mailed to you today that exposes how many Treasure Coast residents are eliminating back pain, call this tollfree, 24 hour recorded message at 1-800-864-4991. 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In addition to my father visiting, I have my oldest daughter here, as well. While the last thing she or her younger sister want to do is watch golf with us, they still appreciate time spent with dad and pop pop. I hope we get to see a great tournament. Of golfs three majors, the U.S. Open is my third favorite. I put the Masters atop my list, with the O pen Championship a close second. What drives me crazy with our national championship is the silliness of the United States Golf Association and its obsession with making par the yardstick by which we measure a golfer. At this, their signature event, the USGA usually seems hell-bent on making a mockery of the course and the game. I agree that any true championship should involve a stern test of mind, body and skill. It should require great ball striking, a little luck and mental toughness. The U.S. Open certainly provides all of these. I'm all for challenging the best players in the world. But what is more entertaining? A Sunday filled with double bogeys, 5-foot putts that roll 20 yards off of cement-hard greens, rough a foot from the fairway that is so deep y ou can hardly see your feet much less find your golf ball? Or the final r ound of the Masters? To the stodgy, mustUSGA should let go of par, let players talents shine GOLFJAMES STAM MER See G OLF, B9 Diving for a return Shannon OConnor/photography internDeAnna Mendocha of Martin County dives for a return during the Lifes A Beach volleyball tournament Saturday, June 16 at South Fork High School. For more images and team results please visit www .hometownnewsol.com.OutF rom page B7


have-their-necktie-tootight men of the USGA, there is nothing quite like watching six or eight guys lose the tournament and one guy hang on. M e? I prefer having three or five guys making great shots to win it. Ye s, the USGA rightfully wants to determine the best ov erall player in the field. The brass in Far Hills, N.J., feels, as do many of us, that hitting the ball where you are supposed to should be r ewarded. Accuracy should be just as important as length. In fact, most players this week at the Olympic Club in San Francisco will hit their driver only three or four times during a round. I will give them credit for finally going with what is called graduated rough. This means the guy who misses the fairway by a foot doesnt find himself in the same deep, thick stuff as the guy who missed by 20 yards. Dont get me wrong, the r ough is still brutal, but it is setup to hurt the truly wayward not just anyone who misses the fairway. What I dislike the most about our national championship is the way the USGA and many recreational golfers seem to gloat at watching the suffering that the courses setup causes. A few years back they we re almost giddy that not a single golfer shot under par for the final round. Do y ou really think these guys are that untalented? Or is the course simply too tricked up and unplayable? Last years 16-under-par score from champion Rory Mc Ilro y must have had their heads close to exploding. The USGA needs to come to grips with par not being r elevant. It needs to learn to accept that birdies are part of golf, and that setting up the golf course to prevent them is asinine. It becomes silly when the best players in the world cannot chip a ball onto the green and have it stay there, cannot hold the green with a wedge from the fairway and are putting the ball off the green. S et up a stern, but fair test of golf and let the elements and the players skill determine what the winning score will be. I nstead, we have a group trying to have the same score win every year without regard to the talent or conditions. I hope that as I sip my favorite cold beverage this w eekend while watching the U.S. Open, Im treated to some great golf shots and not a cataclysm of one train wreck after another. In the end it wont really matter, as Ill be relaxing with my father, my kids, a cold beer in my hand and steaks on the grill. Heres to y ou, dads. Hope your w eekend is as good as mine. 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