Title: Gabber
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Title: Gabber
Alternate Title: Gulfport gabber
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George W. Brann
Place of Publication: Gulfport, Fla
Publication Date: October 14, 2010
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this week..

Taste of Gulfport -
This Saturday
see page 4

Kids Walk and Roll
see page 7

Gulfport's 100th
Birthday Party
see page 8

First Fall Concert
see page 15

Senior Center
see page 17

Blow Your Own
Glass Pumpkin
see page 22

Holy Name 30th
Annual Oktoberfest
see page 26

Gulfport Reenacts
Town Meeting
see page 27

Senior Center
Art Auction
see page 31

County Commission
see page 40


since 19681

Celebrating 100 Years
Happy Birthday Gulfport!

Carol Valdez and Cathy Culler pose in period costume at the
Gulfport Centennial Celebration last Saturday. Both ladies are
volunteers with the Gulfport Historical Society.
See Photos, page 8

Gulfportian Eileen Navarro greets
guests at the Gulfport Casino Thursday
night. She handed out cards to guests
who wanted to ask candidates a
question during the forum.

Every Thursday

No.216ctbe 14-O r0, 2010 1

49th Street
Quality of Life
Third in a Three-Part Series
By Cathy Salustri
Ten years ago Gulfport started a
plan to overhaul the 49th Street
Corridor. Last week, the Gabber
looked at how the city addressed
the original plan's tactics to im-
prove the appearance of the area.
This week we examine how the
city dealt with issues relating to
increasing quality of life along 49th
The current councilmember for
Ward Four, Sam Henderson, spoke
to the changes in the plan over the
past decade.
"Such a plan is bound to be dy-
namic in nature as old concerns are
addressed and new ones appear.
The common thread is that all of
the proposals, changes and addi-
tions to the plan have had one goal
in mind: making 49th Street safer,
more attractive, more conducive to
business and to generally
See 49th Street, page 45

Second Candidate Forum
at the Gulfport Casino
By Cathy Salustri
For the second Thursday in a row, Gulfport opened up
the Casino to voters. Two weeks ago the city hosted a
forum on Amendment Four; last week the city opened its
doors to candidates running in local and state elections.
Many candidates had tables manned by volunteers while
others spent their time talking with constituents face-
Local highlights included:
. Schoolboard candidates Jim Jackson and Lew Williams,
who addressed issues dealing with fundamental schools
and bullying.
At-large county commission contenders Calvin Harris
and Norm Roche answered questions about county layoffs,
hurricane preparation, the practicality of light rail, and
Amendment Four.
See Forum, page 3

An Intimate Afternoon of Humor, Story & Song
featuring "Florida's" Own Multi Talented Donn Jett
Thursday, October 28th Catherine Hickman Theatre
2 Shows 1 m & 3Dm 5501 27th Ave. S., Gulfoort

St. Pete Beach
Commission Election
Qualifying Period
ST. PETE BEACH- The city com-
mission established the candidate-
qualifying period and established the
March 8, 2011 election date. The can-
didate qualifying period for commis-
sioners from Districts No. 2 and No. 4
and a mayor is from Dec. 6 until noon
on Dec. 15.

Beach Bridge Repairs
ST. PETE BEACH- The city commis-
sion authorized the city manager en-
tering into an agreement for bridge
repairs totaling $16,500 on the Vina
Del Mar Bridge and the Boca Ciega
Isle Bridge with Sieg & Ambachtsheer
as the contractor. Repairs are needed
on areas such as curbs, decks, side-
walks, abutments and protective pipe
railing. The repair and maintenance
items were outlined in a July 2009
state Department of Transportation
inspection report.

Noon 8 p.m. Arts and Crafr Vendors
11 4 p.m. City ofGulrllpr
Auto Show
Noon 8 p.m. Like Enienainment
I p.m. NMayvor's %% el omce
and IntroducilLon. sIJ "
1:15 p.m. Water-ski ExhibLtion
1- 9 p.m. & Sunda) 10a..m.- 3 p.m.
Centennial An Sho
Casino I llroom
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Forum, from front page
* Contenders for the Florida House
of Representatives Seat 54, Mary
Russell and Jim Frishe, and Seat
52, Larry Ahern and Jane Long,
addressed the voters in attendance.
Judicial candidates Kathryn Welch,
Keith Meyer and Jeff O'Bryan also
addressed the crowd.
* Charlie Justice also attended and
addressed the crowd, although none
of his opponents showed up for the
View the entire ballot
at VotePinellas.com.

Crime Stoppers Classic
Golf Tournament
Crime Stoppers and Bright House
Networks present the 9th Annual
Crime Stoppers Classic Golf
Tournament on Friday, October 15 at
the Pasadena Yacht & Country Club,
6300 Pasadena Point Boulevard S.
in Gulfport. Registration begins at
11 a.m. with shotgun start at 1 p.m.
This is a four-person team scramble,
best ball format. Fees and $100 per
golfer and $400 per team. Costs
include green fees, cart, golf shirt,
gift bag for each player, awards,
door prizes, lunch and dinner. Lunch
provided by Quaker Steak & Lube.
Dinner provided by Pasadena Yacht
& Country Club.
Call Jason Delk at 727-465-8041 or
Susan Fraley at 727-582-5806.

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Gulfport, FL 33707
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Taste of Gulfport
this Weekend
GULFPORT- Gulfport's reputation
as a Tampa Bay dining destination
has been cemented over the past
several years with the establishment
of over a dozen eateries within a few
scenic blocks of Beach and Shore
Boulevards in the City's Waterfront
District. To help celebrate its
diverse culinary choices, a "Taste of
Gulfport" will take place from 4 to
8 p.m. as part of the City's Centennial
Celebration festivities on Saturday,
October 16.
Gulfport's restaurants will set up
on the sidewalks along Beach Blvd.,
offering small plate samples of some
of their special and signature dishes.
Prices for most samples will be in the
modest $2 to $5 range. Restaurants
participating include: Backfin
Blue Caf6, Bellini's Mediterranean
Grill, Dive Bar & Grill, Dominic's
Pizzeria, Isabelle's at the Peninsula
Inn, C0 1..,Ily's, Peg's Cantina, Pia's
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Gabber October 14 October 20, 2010

This special event is one of many
taking place on Saturday as Gulfport
celebrates its 100th birthday. Other
festivities during the day include art
and craft vendors on Beach Blvd.
from noon to 8 p.m.; the Gulfport
Centennial Art Celebration, featuring
100 art works by 100 Gulfport artists
from 1 to 9 p.m. at the Gulfport
Casino; an auto show from 11 a.m.
to 4 p.m.; an Old-Florida-style water
ski exhibition at Gulfport Beach at
1 p.m., live entertainment on two
stages, featuring Double M Band,
Buffalo Strange, Sterling McGee,
Urban Gypsies and more from noon
to 8 p.m.; ending with fireworks at

Lower Rent at
Community Center
ST. PETE BEACH- The city com-
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on Oct. 12 lowering weekend rental
rates at the community center. Four
hour rentals would be $1,000; 6 hours
for $1,500, 8 hours for $2,000.

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OCTOBER 19 Light lunch: 12 Noon Seminar 12:30 pm
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OCTOBER 20 Dinner: 4:30pm Seminar: 5:00pm
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Healthy Aging
William Minnix, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine
OCTOBER 20 Luncheon: 12 Noon Seminar: 12:30pm
St. Albans Episcopal Church
330 85th Avenue, St. Pete Beach (85th and Blind Pass Road)

There May Be A Solution For Failed Back Surgery
Ash Ragab, MD, Board Certified, Fellowship-trained Spine
and Orthopedic Surgeon
OCTOBER 26 Dinner 4:30pm Seminar 5:00 pm
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1609 Pasadena Avenue South, Boca Ciega Room

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Dea Deming, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist
OCTOBER 27 Light lunch: 12 Noon Seminar 12:30 pm
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Introduing Palms Urgent Care1 1


Kids Walk and Roll for Safety and Exercise

by Leign u;llton
Students from Gulfport Elementary hold up their 'Who's Walking Now' signs as they walked to school last Wednesday morning. They were
participating in the Walk and Roll Day for safety.
Gulfport Elementary participated in the International Walk and Roll Day last Wednesday as kids walked and biked to
school in an effort to be healthier and get more exercise. Over a hundred kids, some accompanied by parents and volunteers,
met at the Wachovia parking lot Wednesday morning for the event sponsored by All Children's Hospital. Mary Mahoney,
Director of Marketing at All Children's, was on hand to walk with the kids, who wore bright green reflective wrist bands
and carried signs that said Look Who's Walking. They walked in a large group up to the school, where they were greeted by
Vice-Principal Suzanne Hester, who high-fived them as they walked past.
"All Children's is really pleased to sponsor Walk and Roll Day because we want to emphasis safety while kids are walking
or biking to school. Mahoney said. "We have four counties with 55 schools participating. We want to get out the safety mes-



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Gabber October 14 October 20, 2010


Gulfport Throws Itself a 100th Birthday Bash

by Leigh Clifton I r"

As part of Gulfport's Centennial '
Celebration, the Historical Soci- -. -
ety help a giant birthday party
on the grounds of the Historical
Museum last Saturday. Almost r
1000 people stopped by during "
the four -hour soiree to eat fried '
mullet dinners, hot dogs and cold i
drinks and of course to get a slice
of Gulfport's birthday cake. After -
the Star Spangled Banner was S
sung by Elizabeth Brown-Wor-
thington and friend Rebe KKah to
open the festivities, Mayor Mike
Yakes welcomed everyone to *
the party. The volunteers of the
Historical Society were dressed
in period clothing and gave tours
throughout the museum and
grounds. The annual Mullet Toss

Swas a favorite stop for most patrons; a few
were brave enough to toss the mullet into
Sa baby pool full of water for prizes. Con-
S ner Wesa won in kid's category, tossing
from 35 feet. Damon Weisz threw his from
a whopping 54 feet and won the adult's
class. Both received fishing poles as prizes.
-,.Members of Gulfport, the Musical ser-
S"enaded the crowd with selections from the
CER" show. There was a wonderfully colorful
chalk coloring contest and a bouncy house
Sfor the little ones. Several vendors set up
'.shop on the sidewalk and sold their wares.
The Trolley ran all day, taking folks on a
historic tour of Gulfport. People dropped
by all afternoon long and the weather was
just spectacular. Four birthday cakes were
gone within minutes.
S.. .. Happy Birthday Gulfport!

Gabber October 14 October 20, 2010

Left page
Top left: Gulfport celebrated it's birthday in style; there were
four huge cakes of chocolate and vanilla flavors to feed
Center left: The winners for the chalk coloring contest were
(1-r) Parent Steve McRoberts, whose daughter Tiffany Henry
won for grades 8-9, Laure Harris, grades 4-5, Mathew
Oliver, grades 2-3, Giva Clavizzao, grades K-1 and Conner
Wesa, grades 6-7.
Center right: Johanna Schneidt twirls her parasol as part of
her period costume. A volunteer with the Gulfport Historical
Society, Schneidt and the other volunteers all dressed up in
the period clothing.
Bottom: Members of CERT sold hot dogs, fried mullet
and sodas to the hungry crowd at Gulfport's Centennial

Right page

Top: Gulfport Historical Society president Judy Ryerson
stands with the rest of the Society's volunteers in front of the
Human Sundial last Saturday morning. The sundial is made
up of blocks of stone, whose different lengths correspond
with the amount of sunlight each month of the year gets.
The stones are laid out in a semi-circular fashion and there
are two sets; the inside one for Eastern Standard Time,
and the outer one for Daylight Savings Time. Dockmaster
of Gulfport Marina Dennis Frain calculated the coordinates
of latitude and longitude, which were then sent to Scotland
to a company TheHumanSolstice.com that determined the
correct size of the stones. Buried 15 inches into the ground,
the numbers on the stones are exactly six inches high. The
Sundial is surprisingly accurate; several people stood on it
and got the correct time.

Center: Gulfport Historian and Museum Curator Lynne
Brown stands on the steps of the Historical Society building
in Gulfport. She is Gulfport's pre-eminent researcher to
Gulfport's history and has written several books on the

Bottom: The kids were well entertained with the annual
chalk art contest.
Photos by Leigh Clifton

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ST. PETE BEACH- The City of St.
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Series featuring great local talent
from 7-9 p.m. every Friday night in
October at the Community Center's
Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive.
Various local restaurants will be
selling dinner items and beer and
wine will be available for purchase at
every concert. Bring your chairs and
blankets for a night of fun and music
under the stars.
Fall Jazz Concerts
The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society
will present Bobby Tess and the
Dixie ('lil.i- on Thursday, October
28 at The Club (formerly Treasure
Island Yacht and Tennis Club), 400
T.I. Causeway from 6:30-9 p.m.
Admission is $5. Food and drinks are
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Gulfport Centennial
Art Celebration
In conjunction with other festivities
celebrating the 100th birthday
of Gulfport, the City of Gulfport
and the Gulfport Arts Center will
celebrate Gulfport's artistic nature
with a special exhibit of works
created by local artists. The Gulfport
Centennial Art Celebration will
be held at the waterfront Gulfport
Casino on Saturday, October 16
from 1 to 9 p.m., and on Sunday,
October 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Casino is located at Beach and
Shore Boulevards.
Artists represented will have
some connection to Gulfport, as
current or past residents, students
or participants in some aspect of
Gulfport's art "scene." Each artist
represented at the exhibit will have
one work of art to display, with a
goal of 100 artists and 100 art works
for viewing.
Works will be judged by a
professional artist. Award winners
will receive ribbons and an

invitation to exhibit work in the
Catherine Hickman Theatre lobby
during 2011. In addition, there will
be Purchase Awards provided by
the City and others. Selected works
will be available for sale. Art in a
wide variety of media will celebrate
Gulfport's rich artistic heritage while
the City holds its other celebratory
events in the nearby Waterfront
Special thanks to our partner, the
City of Imagination. Thanks also
are extended the Gulfport Arts
Gathering, the Gulfport Chamber of

Commerce, the Gulfport Merchant's
Association and So. 49th St. Business
Association for actively supporting
this celebration.

Seniors' Chat Room
Join others as they celebrate the 1st
Anniversary of the Senior Chat Room
with birthday cake for all. Experience
table topics with the Gulfport Senior
Center's Chat Room every Friday at
2 p.m. The Center is located at 5501
27 Avenue S. in Gulfport.

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Learn about the
Catholic Faith
ST. PETE BEACH- For individuals
interested in learning more about
the Catholic faith, St. John Vianney
Catholic Church will be offering the
Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA),
classes. Inquiry sessions for adults
are held on Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m.
in the Vianney House. There is no
charge for the R.C.I.A. classes.
St. John Vianney Catholic Church
is located at 445 82 Avenue. Please
call Sister Ruth to arrange a private
appointment at 360-1147, ext. 205,
to learn more about the classes being

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1950 2nd Ave. No., St.Petersburg, FL. 33713
(727) 822-8628 (727) 822-3157
Sunday Service, 11:00 am and
Healing & Meditation 10:30 10:45am
at Burlington House Center
Sat. 10/16 Psychic Readings 12-3pm
Thur. 10/21 Intuitive Development, 7pm
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Wednesday 10:00 AM
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Parish Office: mon. 9-5,Tue-Thu 9-3, Fri 9-12
closed daily noon 1 pm
Catholic Mass Schedule
Sunday Obligation: 4:30 pm Vigil, 8am,
9:30 & 11:30 am en Espanol
Daily Mass: 8am Mon-Fri., 6pm Fri., 9am Sat.
Holy Days: 6pm Vigil, 8am,
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to volunteer for the bi-annual Fall
Florida Coastal Cleanup on Saturday,
October 16 from 9 a.m. to noon at
Clam Bayou Nature Park (49th St. S.
to 29th Ave. S. east to Miriam St.) in
People with non-motorized vessels
(kayaks and canoes) as well as
people traveling via land based are
encouraged to sign up at the Clam
Bayou the day of the event for an
enjoyable day while lending a hand
to help keep the Bayou clean.

Beverages and lunch are provided
to all dedicated volunteers. It's a
great way to enjoy being outside,
meeting your neighbors and helping
the Bayou. Get your group together
for a morning on the Bayou. For more
information on the cleanup, please
contact 727-893-1066 or 727-893-

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Celebrate an old tradition at the
Gulfport's Third Saturday Art Walk
on Saturday, October 16 from 6-10
p.m. and absorb Gulfport's authentic
"Old Florida" atmosphere. Peruse

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crafters, as well as authors, antique
dealers and entertainers stretched
over a half-mile up and down scenic
Beach Boulevard. While browsing
the art and craft booths, don't miss
Gulfport's unique shops, boutiques
and galleries. Enjoy dinner at one
of over a dozen fine restaurants
within the Art District, now one of
the foremost dining destinations in
the Bay Area. Live entertainers will
be appearing at venues throughout
the Village. Observe the talented
artists at work all along Beach and
Shore Boulevards. The Industrial
Art Center continues to offer "Blow
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classes by master glass blower Jackie
Ballard and the IAC team.
Gulfport Art Walk takes place on the
First Friday and Third Saturday of
every month, year-round. Parking is
always free and free trolley rides are
available from off-site parking areas.
Pet and family friendly! Experience a
unique dining, shopping and cultural
experience unlike any other. Once
you discover Gulfport, Tampa Bay's
"best kept secret", you'll want to come
back for more.
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SPCA Pet Walk
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SPCA Tampa Bay's 3K Pet Walk on
Saturday, October 16 from 9 a.m. to
1 p.m. in Straub Park, downtown St.
Petersburg! Join more than 2,500
walkers and visitors who raised
money in support of injured, homeless
and stray animals.
Activities include canine agility
demos, vendor shopping, food court,
doggie day spa, clowns, face painters,
costume contests, gift drawings and
awards ceremony. All proceeds from
the event will continue to increase
adoptions, provide emergency
care to sick animals, investigate
animal cruelty cases, teach humane
education and more.
The 3rd annual Pets and People
food will kick off and continue until
Wednesday, November 24. They
will be accepting all non-perishable
food for both needy people and pets
and will be distributed to local food
pantries and rescue organizations.
Food can be dropped off at the
Pasadena Pet Motel and additional
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First Fall Concert on the Point
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AN L The first fall Con-
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Friday night was a
Success as over 400
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Mo-Town sounds of
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S. Friends. The weather
was spectacular with
a cool breeze and low
humidity. People
sat on blankets or
brought their lawn
chairs and enjoyed
beer, wine, sodas and
Paul and Helen LeClare sit on a blanket with some pillows, hot dogs while sway-
relaxing at the Concert on the Point last Friday night. They're ing to the oldies. The
back visiting Gulfport for the second year in a row from upstate band was great and
New York. band was great and
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wait for the fireworks," Paul said. up and moving!



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The Gulfport Multipurpose Senior
Center Foundation, Inc. will host
an Art Show on Friday, October 15
from 6-8 p.m. in the Catherine A.
Hickman Theater and Senior Center
(5501 27th Ave. S., Gulfport). Come
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with a big birthday bash last Monday af-
ternoon with cake, ice cream, balloons and
door prizes. Over 120 people, most wearing
festive party hats, enjoyed the live karaoke
music by Jane Brejer while eating their
birthday cake. Gulfport Mayor Mike Yakes I .
was on hand to honor three Centenarians; I.
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and given a Certificate of Appreciation
from the City. Senior Center Supervisor
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bouquet of flowers as a thank you for his
wonderful support.
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Members of the Treasure Island
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Center of Treasure Island through
November 4.
Ron Reid, working in oil,
introduces the viewer to his bold,
direct style in "Peace", his strong
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Rosemary Utzinger share the
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Jillian Katz, Gulfport: "Oh, the
Rays didn't win? I don't really follow
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but if I was to pick a team, I would
pick the Phillies. I know a lot of people
who like them and follow them. Also,
I'm from Miami originally, so I'm
more of a football fan. I follow the
Dolphins; we don't usually follow the
Rays in Miami."

Joshua Fredrickson, Gulfport:
"Anybody BUT the Yankees; I hate
those guys! I was pulling for the
Rays on Tuesday night but I'm
really a Minnesota Twin fan and the
Yankees really kicked our butt. I'd
like to have seen the Rangers go to
the show; they've never won a title
before. Tuesday night was their first
post-season victory. They're the last
major league baseball team to win a
post season series, but it's too bad it
came at the Ray's expense. I'd like to
see the Rangers continue on and win
the series. The way Cliff Lee pitched,
they deserved to win."

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Rich Rosa, Indialantic Beach,
Florida: "The New York Mets? Just
kidding. I'm a Mets fan through and
through and I hate to say it but the
Phillies will win. It really hurts to
say that because I'm such a die-
hard Mets fan, but I really think
that they're going to win. I'm a big
baseball fan; I drove three hours
from the East coast to watch the
Rays play all three home games.
I thought they were really sloppy
tonight (Tuesday) and they made a
lot of mental mistakes. But once Cliff
Lee gets a couple of runs, the game
is over. I think it was probably over
by the third inning. The Rays got
beat by their own game. I think this
was their best and last chance to get
into the World Series; the team will
probably be broken up by next year
and they'll have to rebuild again. I
still hate the Yankees though. I don't
want to see them win. Hopefully the
Rangers will get them. Then it will
be a really interesting pitching duel
if Cliff Lee has to face Halladay and
the Phillies. They were both basically
traded for one another. That would
be pretty cool to see."


Joe Bruno, New Port Richey: "I
would pick the Yankees. I don't like
the Phillies at all. So if it's not going
to be the Rays, then I'll go with the
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The City of Gulfport, along with
the Gulfport Merchant's Association,
the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce,
the Gulfport Historical Society and
the Gulfport Arts Center will be
providing several events celebrating
of the incorporation of Gulfport.
The Gulfport Senior Center will
host a Gulfport Centennial Art Show
on Friday, October 15 from 6 8
p.m. The entrance will be at the
Theater lobby at 5501 26th Ave. S. in
Gulfport. For more information, call
727-893-2237 or 727-893-1231.
On Saturday, October 16, the
Gulfport Centennial Celebration
is scheduled to have several major
activities throughout the day. The
event is to be held on Beach Blvd. S. in
the downtown Art District (between
28th Ave. S. and Shore Blvd. S.)
Along with arts and craft vendors,
cruise to the antique auto show from
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Shore Blvd.
S. Live Entertainment performs on
the main stage in front of the Casino
and the Merchant's stage by the Out
Post (30th Block of Beach Blvd. S.)

starting at Noon. Musicians on main
stage include: Barefoot Tommy, 2
dog Night, Double M and headliners,
Buffalo Strange. Musicians on the
Merchants stage include: Sterling
McGee, Paul Anthony, ALL CAPITAL
KYLE and headliners, The Urban
Gypsies. Speaking of the Casino,
step inside and view phenomenal art
as local artist show their work at the
Centennial Art Show from 1- 9 p.m.
and again on Sunday, October 17th
from 10 a.m. 3 p.m. Later on, several
Gulfport restaurants cook up the best
of their best at the Taste of Gulfport
at 4 p.m. Grab a chair and head to
the beach to view a nostalgic water-
ski exhibition on Boca Ciega Bay at
1 p.m. The Lions Club is serving up
their traditional Shrimp Boil bay side
of the Casino at 4 p.m. And to top off
the evening, enjoy free fireworks at
dusk. Now that's a party!
All celebrations are "free admission"
and all are welcomed to the events
above. For more information or to
receive Gulfport event information,
email gbiron@mygulfport.us or call
Gail at 727-893-1118.

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Gulfport's Centennial in October!

Community Band to
Kick off New Season
The South Pasadena Community
Band will launch the 2010-2011
concert season with a free concert
Thursday October 14 in Galatea
Garden on Sunset Drive South in
South Pasadena. The concert begins
at 7:30 p.m.
The title of the concert is "Themes
Like Old Times". Max Millspaugh,
Musical Director of the band, said
that the concert fits the park setting
and community gathering nicely.
"We will of course include some
rousing marches like "Washington
Greys March" along with "Selections
From Gypsy", and a collage of well
known theme songs of yesteryear."
Mr. Millspaugh commented that this
will be the third season the band has
used the band shell in the beautiful
garden setting. "Audiences have been
very complimentary of the setting and
the tradition of our community band
serenading the audience in a good old
fashioned out-of-doors concert."
Mayor Kathleen Peters said she
and the City's Administration
look forward to seeing neighbors
from throughout the greater South
Pasadena Community at the concert.
"Bring a chair or a blanket and join
us for the season opener," she said.
"We have plenty of free parking,
on-site restrooms, and an evening
of very nice free entertainment,"
commented the Mayor. Mayor Peters
also commented that in the event of
bad weather the concert will be held
at City Hall just north of the garden.
The band announced that concerts
for the season will be the second
Thursday of October, November,
December, February, March, April,
and May. The band does accept
guest appearance opportunities,
schedule permitting. A new venue
for the winter in-door concerts will be
announced at the concert in October.

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Casino Night at
The Maria Center
Don't miss A Brighter Day's 12th
Annual Casino Night on October 23
from 6-11 p.m. at Holy Name Church,
5800 15 Avenue S. in Gulfport. All
proceeds from this event go directly
towards helping homeless families
with children in their program
become self-sufficient. You will enjoy
dinner by Carrabbas, casino games,
music, dancing, raffles, and our great
silent auction. Corporate and table
sponsorships available. Donation
items always appreciated. Entry $50
pp. Mail checks to A Brighter Day,
6985 1st Avenue No., St. Petersburg,
FL 33710. For more information
email abdayl996@gmail.com or call
Ann 727-420-1006.

Rotary Club to Meet
The Rotary Club of St. Petersburg
Suncoast meets every Thursday at
noon at Gigi's Italian Restaurant
in South Pasadena, located at
6852 Gulfport Boulevard in South
Pasadena. Guests are welcome to
attend these lunch meetings.
Upcoming programs include
October 14, Dr. Butch Andrion -
Experiencing Health Naturally, and
on October 21, Rotary International
Foundation -Past District Governor
Tim Schuler to speak about the
foundation. For more information,
please contact ( hIn-ily Wolf, at 727-
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Pump Station Testing
ST. PETE BEACH- The St. Pete
Beach city commission authorized
the testing and cleaning on 10,080
linear feet of sewer line at a cost up
to $202,644, which comes from the
waste water capital improvement
plan. The project includes testing
for leaks and gas pockets on the
main sewer line followed by an
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The project, which will take several
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Blow Your Own
Glass Pumpkin
During Gulfport's Centennial
Celebration on Saturday, October
16, the Industrial Arts Center will
introduce a special holiday entree
temporarily added to its glass blowing
menu. From now until Thanksgiving,
IAC visitors will be able to blow a
glass pumpkin at every Art Walk and
other special events. Glass blowing
will be available Saturday, October
16, from noon until 10 p.m.
The following Saturday, October 23,
will be the Industrial Arts Center's
first Great Pumpkin Patch event.
From 2-6 p.m. the public is invited to
pick their own glass pumpkin from
a selection on display in the IAC
courtyard. Pumpkins of all shapes,
sizes and colors, hand blown at the
non-profit teaching facility, will be
available for sale.
Following the Pumpkin Patch
sale, the studio will be open from
6-10 p.m. so visitors can blow their
own pumpkin. Novice glass blowers
of any age are invited to participate
in this fun fall event. Glass blowers
with some experience will enjoy
learning to work with molds to create
the pumpkin shape.
The Industrial Arts Center is located
at 2902A Beach Boulevard S. in
the Gulfport Art Village Courtyard.
For more information about glass
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South Pasadena Civic Association
The South Pasadena Civic Association will be having their annual
Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday, November 6 featuring turkey, ham and all
the trimmings. Cost is $12 members, $14 non-members. Call Agnes at 347-
5292 for tickets. Ten games of bingo will follow the dinner.
Their regular meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 10 at 1:30 p.m.
The speaker will be Horticulturist Natalie Leggette. The meeting is open to

Halloween Fun for
a Good Cause
Come out for some ghoulish
entertainment in the 5600 Block of
Newton Ave. S. between 7-10:30 p.m.
on October 22, 23, 29, 30 and 31.
Donations will be collected for Fire
Explorers Post 945 and the American
Cancer Society. Event features
witches, ghouls and the un-dead
wandering the hollow.

Gulfport Gears up for
Government Week
This year's Florida City Government
Week is October 17 23. This week
recognizes the important role played
by city governments in our lives. It
is also a time to spread the word to
all citizens of Florida that they are
an important part of the government
that is closest to the people. City
Government Weekis an ongoing effort
sponsored by the Florida League
of Cities to raise public awareness
about the services that cities perform
and to educate the public on how
city government works. The City of
Gulfport will celebrate Government
week in a variety of ways to reach
several different age groups of
During the Centennial Celebration
on October 16, there will be a display
tent of City of Gulfport Services.
Gulfport Mayor, Mike Yakes will be
visiting the Senior Center during
lunch on Tuesday, October 19 to talk
about city structure and functions.
Gulfport Elementary (grades 3 5)
has been invited to participate in a
Government Week poster contest. All
participants will have their posters
displayed at City Hall and winners
will be announced at the October 19
Regular Council Meeting at 7 p.m.
Before the Council Meeting at 6 p.m.,
there will be a Mock Council Meeting
performed by the Gulfport Teen
Council. It will be televised live on
local Gulfport Bright house channel
615 and rebroadcasted the following
day at 10 a.m. It can also be viewed
on the live web stream at http://
Webstream.htm. School City Hall
tours will be scheduled that week
and more details will be available
when finalized.

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dog, he thinks he's a baby and is a cuddler and a goofball
at times. This beautiful Mastiff/Labrador Retriever seems
to be housetrained and is great on the leash. See Kaine
today at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130 Avenue N. in Largo
or call 727-586-3591.

Foster or Adopt a Greyhound
Meet Theo, a fawn male greyhound with beautiful
"kohl-lined" eyes who will take your heart away. He is
a sweet, well-adjusted boy who fits in with all the other
greys, and has settled in very quickly at our kennel. He
is cat and small dog friendly. If you would like to foster
or adopt Theo or any of our many other greyhounds,
please contact Greyhound Pets of America at 727-595-
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Tyrone PetSmart on most Sundays from noon to 2 p.m.

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Holy Name's Oktoberfest

Still Going Strong After 30 Years

By Leigh Clifton
Kids line up to throw balls at a bucket and try to win overstuffed animals at the Holy Name
Oktoberfest celebration last weekend.
Most Holy Name of Jesus Christ Catholic Church hosted their fall Oktoberfest
Festival last weekend. Probably due to the struggling economy attendance was
a bit lighter this year and some patrons were a bit disappointed with the quality
of the rides. For four year old Savannah Prestero however, everything was per-
fect; she alternated between the bouncing elephants and the carousel all night
long, followed in tow by her father Matt Prestero.
"I've been coming to this fair for 30 years. I used to come here when I was my
daughter's age and I graduated from Bogie so it's a tradition with me. She's been
happy just riding these two rides all night long," he said with a smile.


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Benefit Hospice
Come out to the annual Haunted
House charity located at 900 63
Street S. on Saturday, October
30 and Sunday, October 31 from
6-9 p.m. This year's event is dedicated
to our precious and loving daughter
and friend. All proceeds will benefit
The Hospice of the Suncoast for all of
the incredible work they do.
They will also be collecting food for
the homeless and school supplies
for the children of the Dominican
Republic. Any and all donations are
appreciated. Have a spooktacular

Medicare 101
The Gulfport Senior Center (5501
27 Avenue S.) will host a series
of educational presentations on
Medicare, Medicare Eligibility and
Enrollment, Health Plan Choices,
etc. A representative from SHINE
(Serving Health Insurance Needs of
Elders) will give the first presentation
called "Medicare 101" on Wednesday,
October 20 at 1 p.m. The series will
continue on a monthly basis for the
next six months. Call 893-2237 or
893-1231 for more information.

Audition for "Tale of
Beauty and the Beast"
St. Petersburg Petite Little
Theatre, a community theatre for
children between the ages of 8 and
14, announces auditions for the
musical, "Tale of Beauty and the
Beast", book by Vera Morris; music
and lyrics by Bill Francoeur. The
auditions will take place on Monday
and Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 to
5:30 p.m., October 18 and 19, after
their Saturday production of The
More the Scarier at St. Petersburg
Little Theatre, 4025 31 Street S. in
St. Petersburg.
Because it is a musical please come
prepared to sing something easy for
you to sing, something you sing all
the time. Everyone who auditions
will get a part. This is a large musical
with a lot of parts. Rehearsals are
Tuesday and Thursdays after school
until 6 and Saturday mornings from
9 to noon. For more information call
Elaine Taylor, OP at 864-2850.

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An Old-Fashioned Town Meetin'- Gulfport Incorporation Reenactment

By Leigh Clifton
October 12, 1910- The Gulfport
Casino was the meeting place. The
townspeople gathered together to
hear a proposal to name Gulfport of-
ficially as an incorporated town. The
men folk brought their banjos, guns
and moonshine hooch. The women
stood outside with signs demand-
ing the right to vote, loudly jeering
as the men walked into the building,
protesting their exclusion from the
town's decision -making. They even
brought a tuba!
The men walked into the hall, sit-
ting in the first two rows of seats.
The rest of the townspeople trickled
in and took seats behind the 30 im-
portant men of the little town soon
to be known as Gulfport. The meet-
ing was called to order by organizers
Alonzo Hoyt and William Woodworth
so aptly played by Bob Newcome and
Mike Baggs.
October 12, 2010- The Gulfport Ca-
sino is once again the meeting place.
The current town fathers are dressed
up in period costume; hats, boots,
muckers, even a gun or two, a banjo
and a jug of hooch. The women are
also dressed in the style of the period
and stood outside by the entrance,
loudly protesting and demanding
their right to vote.
Gulfport had itself an old fashioned
town meeting' last Tuesday night
as almost the whole town came to-
gether to reenact the meeting that
passed the first amendment declar-
ing Gulfport an official town. While
the residents watched the proceed-
ings, Bob Newcome, acting as Alonzo
Hoyt, brought the meeting to order.
"Men, can't you keep your women
quiet?' he razzed the ladies in the
back who were dressed as suffrag-
ettes. The Gulfport Historical Soci-
ety and Chamber of Commerce ladies
wore their costumes and waved signs
demanding equality.
"Boo!!" they responded in kind to
Newcome's jibe. They shouted out
demands for justice. The entire room
laughed appreciatively.
Locals Bob Worthington, Mayor
Mike Yakes (who played Elmer
Wintersgill, Gulfport's first elected
mayor), Bob Slone, Sam Henderson,
Mike Baggs and a whole host of oth-
er Gulfport notables all played char-

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Suffragettes point fingers and yell for equality as the men go into the meeting.

acters from the past. It was hysteri-
cal and had the crowd laughing until
tears rolled. The women were incred-
ibly funny, interjecting anytime they
could to disrupt the "proceedings" of
the vote to incorporate.
"Let the women vote!" they chant-
The men, who were the only ones al-
lowed to vote in the meeting, sat in
the first two rows and talked among
themselves, passing around a large
jug of something resembling moon-
shine. Some carried long muskets,
rakes and walking sticks. They looked
and sounded so authentic that to lis-
ten to them argue about issues put
you right back to 1910.
In the first election in 1910, Gulfport
not only elected its first mayor but
also its first council. The reenactment
was extremely funny and completely

enthralled the over 250 people who
Mayor Mike, playing "that womaniz-
ing Elmer Wintersgill" stood in front
of the crowd and promised the women
the opportunity to vote.
Nl y door is always open to you la-
dies," he quipped. He and Newcome's
character, Alonzo Hoyt duked it out
to get elected. Newcome was properly
chauvinistic and really got the ladies
all riled up.
In the end, Mayor Elmer Win-
tersgill was elected the first mayor
of Gulfport, the name Gulfport was
adopted, the City Seal design was
accepted and women eventually got
their wish to vote. Thus the town of
Gulfport was born. It must have been
a lot of fun back then, because, by
God, it was hilarious last Tuesday
night. Only in Gulfport!

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LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Even
though everyone who is currently in
your life has something to offer you, in
order to move a special project ahead,
it will be necessary to expand your
network. Identify the specific assets
you need and what you are willing
to trade for them. Resolve to work
with those who have comparable or
greater resources.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You
know how to hustle and succeed.
However, this week you'll find it quite
refreshing not to have to sell yourself
too hard. There's a magical energy
around you that does the work for
you. All you have to do is show up
with a big smile on your face, and
people will start asking what makes
you so happy.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21).
It's fantastic how things develop,
although it might be overstating it to
say that your life imitates art. "More
often than not, life imitates craft. Who
among us can say that our experience
does not more closely resemble a
macrame plant holder than it does a
painting by Seurat Fran Lebowitz
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19).
Relationship luck will be a frequent
factor in your dealings, as you
connect with just the sort of people
who will highlight your skills,
complement your lifestyle and make
you feel accepted, useful and loved.
Of course, some could argue that
you made your own luck by being
so genuinely interested in others.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18).
You'll wrack up personal points by
stretching yourself emotionally.
It doesn't have to be a grandiose
achievement for you to derive great
satisfaction in achieving it. Maybe
you're the only one who will count
your achievements, but count they
do. This knowledge of your abilities
will boost your confidence.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20).
You'll take pride in honoring your

commitments. You may not be able to
do this in as timely a fashion as you
would like, but what counts is doing
it. When you're straightforward,
others adjust their expectations.
In the future, you'll use what you
learned to make accurate projections
and better manage your time.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You
have ways of making people talk.
You don't even need to pressure
anyone. They see your smile and
feel your warmth and automatically
tell you more than you wanted to
know. Sometimes this annoys you,
but mostly you realize the value of
getting inside information. You really
understand what's important.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It's
difficult to get your point across. Part
of the problem is that you simply
have too many points to convey
now. Whittle your message down to
one main idea at a time, and deal
them out slowly. Make sure the first
thing sinks in before you start the
second. By the week's end, you'll be
a master communicator.
GEMINI Il.ly 21-June 21). You
have definite opinions about what is
wrong and right -- for you. You are
also open-minded enough to realize
that other people have their own
standards, ethics and beliefs. You
are able to listen to others without
filtering what is being said through
your own morality code. This is true
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Your
feelings are neither logical nor
illogical. They just are. The same
goes for your intuition. And when you
have an intuitive hit that doesn't fit
into a logical structure or make sense
in the so-called "real world," it takes
courage to follow it. Luckily, you are
not short on courage or lacking in
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Some
claim that taking the path of least
resistance shows weakness. To you,


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only a fool would waste energy going
against nature. That's why you'll flow
where the energy leads you, staying
open to new possibilities. You don't
need to prove your power. Yours is
a quiet strength that will win out in
the end.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You are
so loyal that it seems duplicitous to
consider options other than the ones
you have already chosen. However,
in a few areas of life, a review is in
order. Don't be afraid. Either you'll
figure out a better choice, or you'll be
more certain than ever that you have
already made the perfect decision for
This Week's Birthdays: This
year, you'll find unconventional
channels to highlight your talents.
Money follows. The lengths to which
you go to research and study will be
impressive to VIPs. You could even
write a book about all you learn.
November brings the opportunity to
share beautiful, meaningful bits of
life with one of your favorite people.
December focuses on family and home
improvements. Investigate your
ancestry in the new year for insights
into creating vibrant relationships
and health.

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Gulfport Halloween
Decoration Contest
Are you ready to get into the spooky
spirit? If so, with Halloween just
around the corner they are looking
for some scary decorated homes,
haunted houses or businesses to
enter into this year's Halloween
Decorations Contest. Stop by the
Gulfport Recreation Center or City
Hall to pick up an application to
enter. "The Ghost and his Goblins"
will be judging on Monday evening,
October 25. No one knows what
time the hearse will travel through
the City of Gulfport, but please be
ready by 6 p.m. Deadline to enter the
contest is noon, Monday, October 25.
There are three theme categories:
general, haunted house and
commercial. The general theme
is for single/joint home only, the
haunted house theme is for single/
joint haunted houses only and the
commercial theme is for single/joint
business and professional locations,
including home occupations.
A plaque will be awarded to one
winner of each theme category.
Winners will be recognized and
presented a certificate at the
Gulfport's City Council meeting
(televised) Tuesday, November 2 at
7 p.m. It's time to show off your scary
creations! Call 893-1068 for further

County Announces
New Low Interest Rate
Dreaming of a new home but
having a hard time with financing?
The Housing Finance Authority of
Pinellas County is making it more
affordable with its First-Time Home
Buyer Program for individuals who
have never owned a home, have not
owned a home in the last three years
or veterans.
The interest rate for the Home
Key 1st Mortgage program has been
reduced to 4.50 percent to qualified
borrowers. And if you need a little
help with down payment, up to $8,000
is available through the Home Key
2nd Mortgage program at 0 percent
interest with payments deferred
until you sell, transfer, or refinance
the property.
For information, call the Housing
Finance Authority at 727-464-8210.

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Gulfport Halloween Decorations Contest
Application Form
Name Date
Address Phone
I would like to participate in the Halloween Decorations Contest and will
abide by contest rules.
I DO or DO NOT wish my name and address to be in any publication.
Single or Joint Single or Joint Single or Joint
1. The General Theme is for single/joint homes only.
2. The Commercial Theme is for single/joint business and professional loca-
tions, including home occupations.
3. Entrants must indicate in which theme they will participate.
4. A plaque will be awarded to the winner of each theme.
5. Only (1) plaque will be awarded for "joint" home or business participants.
Judging will be on Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. All participants must be prepared by
6:00p.m. A judging schedule will not be announced. Please return this
application to: Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. So.,
Gulfport, FL 33707. Call 893-1068 for more information.
Contest Rules
1. All entrants must be City of Gulfport residents or businesses.
2. Each participant shall select one theme and so indicate above.
3. Businesses are urged to participate.
4. Applications MUST be submitted for participation and received by NOON,
Monday, Oct. 25th. Judging will be done after 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 25th.
The judges' route schedule will not be announced.
5. Plaques will be awarded to the winner of each theme. Winners will be an-
nounced in the Oct. 28th edition of the Gulfport Gabber. Winners will be recog-
nized and presented a certificate at the Gulfport's City Council meeting Tues-
day, Nov. 2nd at 7 p.m., located at 2401 53rd St. So.

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Community legal professionals are
invited to an "interactive" lecture
presented by Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe
on Monday, October 25 from 5:15 to
6:45 p.m.
In presenting "The Ethics of Truth:
Do Lawyers Need to Believe in their
Cases?" Rabbi Yaffe will use the
Talmudic and Socratic methods to
arrive at an understanding with the

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Rabbi Yaffe
studied at Yeshivot in Miami, London
and New York. In 1989 he received
his rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat
Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch,
Brooklyn, NY. He was a fellow of the
post-ordination program at the Leeds
Kollel in Leeds, West Yorkshire,
England from 1990 to 1992.
He has lectured and led seminars
throughout North America, Mexico,
Europe and South Africa.
Rabbi Yaffe serves as Dean of the
Institute of American and Talmudic

Law in New York City and is
Permanent Scholar in Residence to
Chabad at Harvard. In addition,
he is the Jewish Chaplain for the
Hartford Fire Department.
The lecture which will take place at
Stetson University College of Law,
NEMEC Classroom (classroom A)
is being sponsored by the Stetson
Jewish Law Student Association,
Chabad Jewish Center, Murray
B. Silverstein, Joshua Magidson,
Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen
Attorneys & Counselors at Law and
Shutts & Bowen LLP.
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Refugee Program
Seeks Volunteers
The Refugee Youth and Family
Program at Gulf Coast Jewish Family
Services helps refugee children ages
5-18 to succeed in school and improve
acculturation and preservation of the
refugee family. They have served
families from over 32 countries who
have been resettled to Pinellas and
They are seeking volunteers to serve
as tutors, mentors and community
guides. Volunteers may simply
read a book, help a child with their
homework or practice conversational
English. Volunteers who welcome
a language barrier may assist with
teaching English for our more recent
Learn about a new culture while
helping a child succeed in a new
life. Tutoring and mentoring may
be conducted in-home or in a public
setting such as a library.
No experience is necessary. There is
no cost. English is the only language
To learn more call Marcella Ramsey
727-450-7275 or email at mramsey@

Boating Safety
Classes in Gulfport
USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 7-16 is
located at 3120 Miriam Street S.
behind Gulfport City Marina. Power
point classes are every Thursday
evening from 7:30-9:30 p.m. with a
cost of $40 per student for a 400 page
color book. It is a 13 week revolving
class you may start any Thursday.
Upon completing chapters 1-8,
students will be eligible for their
Florida State Safe Boating Card. The
new FWC rule states that anyone born
on or after January 1, 1988 is required
to have successfully completed a
approved boating education course
and have in their possession a
boating education ID card and photo
identification card before operating a
vessel with a motor of 10 HP or more
in Florida. After graduating the 13
week course, in addition to insurance
discounts you will recieve a Compp"
1 year BoatU.S. membership. The
new phone number for the Gulfport
Auxiliary is 727-399-7986 or email

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Local Artists Auction Work to Benefit the

Senior Center, this Friday
By Leigh Clifton

24 local artists will
have works on display
at the Hickman The-
atre lobby this Friday
night, as part of the
Gulfport's continuing
Centennial celebration
"Great C(' I\ great Art-
ists" and a fundraiser
for the Senior Center.
20 of the 24 exhibitors
are from the Trea-
sure Island Art Guild
and many, including
Gulfport artist Helen
Mullins, are from
Gulfport and belong to
multiple guilds. They
were approached by
the Gulfport Senior
Center and asked to
contribute some of
their works to be auc-
tioned off at a Silent
Auction at the art ex-
hibition at the Hick-
man. The proceeds of
the donated artwork Local artist Helen Mullins stand with three of her art pieces
will benefit the Senior that will be on display Friday night at the Hickman Theatre.
Center. Mullins said She will be donating two others to the silent auction which
will benefit the Gulfport Senior Center. 24 artists donated
the artists were happy works for the event on Friday evening.
to do it; especially with
the opportunity to display their art is such a refined place as the Hickman
"In this instance, the artists are supporting the community, instead of the
community supporting us," Mullins smiled. "It's a wonderful idea and so many
artists were willing to donate works for such a good cause."
Mullins is donating two pieces; one of the Peninsula Inn, and the other of
the Backfin Blue Caf6. Almost all of her work is centered on Gulfport and the
local flavor.
"All of the artists on Friday night will also have artwork displayed for pub-
lic sale. I will be exhibiting three of my pieces. The Hickman is such a lovely
place for an art show and there will be refreshments and a piano player for the
event; it should be a wonderful time, as only Gulfport can do," Mullins said.
The event Friday night at the Hickman Theatre gallery will begin at 6 p.m.
Artwork will be available for sale and silent auction. The silent auction pro-
ceeds will benefit the Senior Center. Come out to the Hickman for a lovely
evening filled with art and support your community artists.


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Gulfport Creative Short Story Writ- and their families.
ers: Every Wednesday, 10:00 am. 16, 11:00 am.
One-on-One Computer Instruction: Coffee/Talk: Now
By appointment only--contact Alex Year! We'llkick off o
Hooks at the Reference Desk, or call monthly book discuss
893-1073. of Racing in the Rai
On our Friends Room Gallery Walls: Stop by the Reference
a new exhibition of art works by Kurt up a discussion guide
Wright and Chuck Majewski. Through of the book. Join us
October 28. freshments, and live
Free Thinkers Open AA (Twelve Thursday, October 2
Step) Meeting: Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 10:00 am, talk starts
pm. FMI: Call 727-323-7660. Genealogy Discuss
SPECIAL EVENT: An Autumn Festi- is not a formal class, j
val of Reading @ Gulfport Library! Join to meet and share exp
storyteller Margaret Saldana for fin- mation with others in
ger plays, songs and, of course, stories, into their family hist'
Children of all ages are welcome, but Boatwright at the I
program is most suitable for ages 3-8 Saturday, October 23

ren and helps pre-
rgarten. Program
m.-12:00p.m. Two,
monthly options are
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* Tai Chi -Thurs., 9 a.m. Call
Marge at 345-6708.
* Tennis Tues., 4:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6
p.m. Call Jack at 430-0690.
* Watercolor with Patsi -Beginners/In-
termediate-Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call Patsi
at 501-3559.
* Yoga in the A. M. Wed.,
9 a.m. Call Valerie at 557-4258.
* Yoga Thurs., 6:30 p.m. Call
Tamara at 512-2763.
* Zumba Returns Nov. 16th. Call
Daniela at 561-302-6174.

The City of Gulfport will now allow
bicycles on the Tomlinson Lake Skate
Park on SUNDAYS only for a trial pe-
Effective October 1st, all skaters/bi-
cyclists MUST purchase a new City of
Gulfport Skate Park sticker to use the
City of Gulfport's Tomlinson Lake Skate
Park. Stickers MUST be visibly placed
on the helmet. Annual fee for stick-
ers is $5 for residents and $10 for non-
residents. Also, all -k.Il.-i-- 1%ii li-i, 17
years of age or younger MUST have a
signed parental consent form filed at the
Gulfport Recreation Center. Availability
to register: Monday Friday, 9 a.m.-8

5501 28th Ave. So. 893-1074

or fax 893-1072
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umn series of THE FRANCES PURDY
with The Art FRIENDS ROOM.
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Desk to pick Open Monday-Friday: 10am-7pm
reserve a copy & Saturday: 10 am-4 pm
ffee, light re- All meetings and programs are free and
versation on open to the public
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Semices City Sponsored Activities

Series in the Community

Senior Center 550 27th Ave. So. 893-1i23

Senior Center Birthday Party: All had
a great time at the Senior Center's 27th
Birthday Party. About 130 people enjoyed
the festivities which included a Fashion
Show in the Hickman Theater. Mayor
Yakes recognized five special seniors who
were celebrating 100 years or more and
presented them with a special certificate.
Happy Birthday to Margaret Scarfia,
Mary Ann Snow, Janet Stutz, Therese
Rowohlt and Maxyne Schalm. The activity
also included entertainment, ice cream
and cake for all!
Thank you. Birthday Party Sponsors
& Volunteers: The Senior Center would
like to give public thanks to the sponsors
who helped make our birthday celebration
so special: Well Care, Inc., Arden Courts,
Brentwood Senior Community Living,
St. Vincent Thrift Store (Fashion sl... ,,
Tai-Rific l .. -i and the Senior Center
Foundation. The Senior Center values
these special partners whose contributions
enhance our events. Thanks, too, for our
26 volunteers and for all the participants
who brought canned food items for our
Senior Center Food pantry.
Community Law Program: Fri. Oct.
15, 9:30am. Volunteer attorneys assist
clients over 60 years of age with wills,
living wills, powers of attorney, and
health care surrogates. No appointment
needed. Must meet income criteria. Call
for more info.
Great City. Great Art: Gulfport
Art Expo: The Gulfport Multipurpose
Senior Center Foundation, Inc. will host
an Art Show on Friday, Oct. 15, 6-8pm
in the Catherine A. Hickman Theater
and Senior Center. Donations gratefully
accepted. Event includes entertainment,
light refreshments, opportunity drawings,
and silent auction. Call the Senior Center
(727) 893-2237 for more info.
Medicare 101: The Senior Center will
host a series of educational presentations
on Medicare, Medicare Eligibility and
Enrollment, Health Plan Choices, etc.
A representative from SHINE (Serving
Health Insurance Needs of Elders) will
give the first presentation called (Medicare
101) on Wednesday, October 20 at 1pm.
The series will continue for 6 months.
Phones for Hearing Impaired at
No Cost: Tues. Oct. 19 at 9:30am. Free
amplified phones for Floridians who are
hearing impaired.
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Two Presentations: Two special
presentations: Thurs. Oct. 21 at 1:30pm: "Fall
Prevention" and Wed. Oct. 27 at 1:30pm:
"Nutrition". All are invited!
Inaugural Centennial 5K Fun Run/Walk
Support the Senior Center Foundation's
fundraiser to improve Fitness Programs and
Equipment at the Gulfport Senior Center by
joining our upcoming 5K Run/Walk on Sat.
Nov. 6 at 8am. Cost: $15 ($20 after Oct. 25).
Amenities include: great T-shirt, goodie bag,
refreshments and more! Forms are available
at the Senior Center or online at www.
Coming Soon: National Memory Screenings,
Tues. Nov. 16 at 1pm. Call for appointment.
Telephone Reassurance: A friendly phone
call each morning is available for Gulfport
seniors who live alone. City volunteers offer
this free service with your safety in mind. Call
now for more information.
AARP Driving Classes: are held on the first
two Tuesdays of every month from 1-4pm.
Call 368-3199 for fee info or to register for the
Nov. 2 & 9 Classes. (Must attend both). You
may also register for the Dec. 7 & 14 classes.
Support for Caregivers: Wed. at 2pm
Support for Diabetics, Mon. at 10am
Support for Grandparents Raising
Grandchildren, last Tues. at 10am
Support for Hearing Impaired, 1st & 3rd Mon.
at 2pm
Support for Visually Impaired, 2nd & 4th
Mon. at 2pm
Movie of the Month: "The Best Years of our
Lives", Mon. Oct. 25 at 12:45pm (Hickman
Activities Resume:
Art with Betty, Thurs. Oct. 21 at 9am (wait
Art with Richard, Wed. Oct. 27 at 1pm (wait
Quilting Club, Tues. at 10am
Investment Discussion, Wed. Oct. 27 at 10:30
Duplicate Bridge Class: every Mon. at
Language Classes:
Beginners Spanish Classes at 3pm;
Intermediate at 4pm and Conversational
Spanish at 5pm.
Italian Classes meet on Thursdays evenings
with Beginners at 6pm; Basic Conversation
and Advanced Workshop at 7pm.
Live Chat Room every Friday at 2pm.

Share stories and meet new friends.
Bingo:Fridays at 1pm.
Wii Bowling every Thurs. at 1pm and
every first and third Tues. at 6:30pm.
More bowlers are needed for the evening
sessions so come and join the fun!
Writer's Group Fridays at 10am
Knitting Group Fridays at 9am
Join our E-mail List: Send us your
e-mail address at (.i i. I..... 1ii .. I .us
or -ii ii:.- -1,ii 1i.....us and we will
send you our monthly activity calendar
and notices on special events.

Neighborhood Center
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Overeaters Anonymous: Sun.


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Sat., Oct. 16, 1-9pm
Sun., Oct. 17, 10am-3pm

Ballroom & Social Dancing
Sun., Oct. 17, 6-10pm, $7

Every Tuesday
Ballroom Lessons 12-3pm, $7
12-1pm Inter., 1-2pm Beg.,
2-3pm Dance
Argentine Tango 6:30-10:30pm, $7
6:30-1st timers, 7-8-Beg. Lesson,
8-10:30pm Practica/Milonga

Every Wednesday
Swing Dance 6 -11pm $7
6-8 Lessons, 8-11 pm Swing Dance

Every Thursday
Salsa Dance 7-10pm, $7
7-8:30pm Lessons,
8:30-10pm Dance

Local Obituaries

(SULENSKI), 82, of South Pasa-
dena, formerly of Westfield, MA was
called home suddenly on Oct. 3rd,
2010. Born in Holyoke, MA, Stella
graduated from Holyoke School of
Nursing. She worked at Providence
and Noble hospitals. She retired
from the Holyoke Soldiers Home and
relocated to South Pasadena, with
her husband in 1980. She is sur-
vived by her loving husband, Edward
W. (',li ii.,I\-ki daughters, Joan V.
Burnham of Athens, ME, Sue and
her husband Larry Alamed of West-
field, Pauline A. Wilson, formerly of
Westfield now living in South Pasa-
dena, and son Thomas P. ('lii .i11i -ki
and wife Susan; 8 grandchildren and
7 great-grandchildren, and a sister,
Steffie Descarage of Northampton,
MA. She was pre-deceased by broth-
ers Stanley and Albert Sulenski and
her sister Jennie Rigalis all from Ho-
lyoke, MA. A private service was held
in Florida. Memorial contributions
may be made to any animal shelter.
Stella loved animals.

of Gulfport, died on Friday, Oct. 1,
2010. Aline was born in Maryville,
TN on Jan. 31, 1927. She married
Hubert A. Cieutat in 1946. They had
four children. Hubert died in Febru-
ary 1973. She is survived by her son,
Leon Cieutat of Gay, GA and his wife,
Joanne, her daughter, Sylvia Cieutat
Ball and her husband Smith of St.
Petersburg, and her daughter-in-
law Edie Cieutat of Peachtree City,
GA. Aline loved her grandchildren,
Sean, Jody, Richard and Matthew,
her great-grandchildren, Mallory,
Cayden and Hailey and her nieces
and nephews. They brought her much
joy; she was a very proud "Grandma".
She was preceded in death by her
sons, Hubert and Leo and grandson,
Mark Alan Cieutat. After leaving
Maryville, TN, she lived in Atlanta,
GA, moved to Mobile, AL to raise
her family and ultimately returned
to Georgia. She lived in Fayetteville,
Riverdale and then in Luthersville.
She ultimately moved to Gulfport,
to be near her daughter. There she
enjoyed playing "Senior Citizen". She
enjoyed socializing, traveling, BIN-

GO, puzzles, good food and watch-
ing the water out her window. She
preferred never to sit at home wher-
ever she was. She was a very strong
woman and hard worker. She loved
to work outside; to be outside. She
spent many hours, many years rais-
ing very large vegetable gardens and
flowers. You would find her plowing,
planting, hoeing, weeding, harvest-
ing and freezing the bounty until she
moved to Florida. When the family
gathered you would often hear "is
that Grandma's corn? green beans?
If not, I don't want any." Aline's
family takes this occasion to thank
their many friends for the kindness
shown over the years to our Mother
and Grandma. She will be missed but
never forgotten. A funeral service will
be held on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 at
11 a.m. in the Chapel of Mowell Fu-
neral Home, Fayetteville. Burial will
follow at Westminster Memorial Gar-
dens. The family will receive friends
on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 from 4 to
8 p.m. at the funeral home. Carl J.
Mowell & Son Funeral Home, www.

HIEPE, EDWIN, of South Pasa-
dena, passed away on Oct. 5, 2010,
at Palms of Pasadena Hospital.
Mr. Hiepe was born Oct. 9, 1922, in
Spotswood, NJ and came to St. Pe-
tersburg in 1931, from Jamaica, Long
Island, moving to South Pasadena in
1989. After attending local schools,
he graduated from St. Petersburg
High School, class of 1940, where as
an All-State swimmer he practiced in
the Vinoy Yacht Basin. After spend-
ing a year at Bixby Business School
in St. Petersburg, he worked for 18
months as a bookkeeper with Florida
National Bank at Fifth and Central.
He entered the U.S. Army Air Corps
in 1942, and was awarded World
War II Battle Stars for Air Offensive-
Europe, Northern France, Belgium,
Ardennes, Germany, and a Belgian
Fourragere Presidential Unit Cita-
tion. After World War II, Mr. Hiepe
received a Bachelor of Science (Ac-
counting) degree from the University
of Florida, class of 1948, and contin-
ued as a faithful and enthusiastic
Gator football fan until his death, at-
tending all games. His career began
with Joseph Fein, CPA and, after re-
ceiving his Certified Public Accoun-
tant certificate, he became a partner

in Fein & Hiepe, CPA's for the next
18 years. Mr. Hiepe concluded his
53-year public accounting career as
a partner in the firm of Hill & Hi-
epe, CPA's, P.A., retiring in the year
2000. He was a member of the Amer-
ican and Florida Institutes of CPA's,
Charter Member of the University of
Florida Alumni Association, Gator
Boosters, and a past president and
57-year member of the St. Petersburg
Optimist Club. He was an avid sailor
and taught sailing in the Vinoy Yacht
Basin to youngsters in Optimist Club
prams. He was a volunteer math tu-
tor at St. Petersburg High School. He
was Lutheran, and attended Church
By The Sea, Madeira Beach. Mr.
Hiepe was preceded in death by his
parents, Frederick and Barbara; his
brother, William, and by his wife of
39 years, Virginia "Tottie" S. Hiepe
in 1982, who was the mother of his
three children. He is survived by his
wife of 23 years, Carolyn; son, Ron-
ald (Lisa); daughter, Patricia Moreau
(Bill); son, Randall (Sharon); 4 grand-
children, Robin Hiepe (Bill), Michael
Moreau (Kathleen), Laurie Moreau,
Travis Hiepe; 2 great-grandchildren;
several nieces and nephews; 3 step-
children, Darrell Foust (Kim), Linda
Foust Reis (Michael), Steven Foust
(Nadia); several step-grandchildren
and step-great-grandchildren; 3
sisters-in-law, Donna Davis (John),
Marsha Tiesler, and Cleo Hiepe.
A memorial service in Mr. Hiepe's
honor will be held on Saturday, Oct.
16, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Church By
The Sea, Madeira Beach. In lieu of
flowers, contributions may be made
to the American Heart Association or
to your favorite charity. Expressions
of condolences at www.rlwilliams.
com. R. Lee Williams & Son, 49th St.
No., 727-527-1177.

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67, of Gulfport, died
Sunday, October
10, 2010. Born in
Pocahontas, AR,
she came here in
2000 from Eureka
Springs, AR. Alice
enjoyed painting,
reading books, the beach and riding
around with Orlyn on the moped.
Alice loved life. She will be missed
by a son, Paris Holt of Guthrie, OK;
her life companion, Orlyn Adams
of Gulfport, FL; sisters Jewell and
Carolyn of Guthrie, and Billie of Ft.
Worth; brothers Jim of Holiday Isles,
AK, and James of Poteau, OK and 3

Celebration of Life

May 5, 1950 Sept. 2, 2010
Please join us in a celebration
of David's life on Saturday,
October 23, 2010 at Pepperz, 4918
22 Avenue S. in Gulfport from
4-7 p.m. (727-323-5724). If coming
from Tampa, take 275 South
to 22nd Ave. S. exit or call 727-
327-3057 for more information.

Town Shores Red Hatters
The October Bunko game featured apples, cider, donut holes and brownies.
They enjoyed a wonderful turnout.
Their next activity will be a trolley ride to Bubba Gump's at John's Pass on
Tuesday, October 26. Meet in the Sweetbay parking lot near Blind Pass Road
at 10:30 a.m. to have lunch around noon. They need to alert the restaurant as
to how many people are coming to please RSVP to Carol at 345-2303 or Bev at
They will have breakfast at the Cracker Barrel on 54th Ave. N. on November
16. More information to follow.
The annual Christmas Luncheon will be held on Monday, December 6 at
the Bilmar Beach Resort. They need reservations and money ($15) before
Thanksgiving. Call Julie at 343-6587 or Bev at 381-2122.
* *

Pres ent . . . . . . . .r ..'-r. .l

It's been a year, and I can't believe it's
been so long since I have seen your
sparkle, watched you laugh, seen
your cigar, heard your sage words
of wisdom, been touched by your
laughter and brilliance. I will always
be there for you. Thanks for choosing
me, your angel, (as you put it) who
came out of the sky just for you.
Your loving wife,
Barbara Rose

Gabber October 14 October 20, 2010

Dredging Blind Pass


By Melissa Lattman
The Treasure Island/ Long Key Beach Renourishment project continues with
dredging from Blind Pass. The project is expected to use 160,000 cubic yards
of sand to fill 4,000 feet of shoreline on Upham Beach. For regular project
updates and the current time line go to
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Polish American Society
The Polish American Society, 1343
Beach Drive S.E., holds a dinner
dance every Sunday through May
22. Dinner is from 3-4:30 p.m. and
dancing is from 4-7 p.m. For dinner
reservations, call Beverly at 526-
6835. Visit their website at www.

Korean War Veteran's
Association (KWVA)
by Clarence Dadswell
Chapter 14 of the KWVA celebrated
the 60th Anniversary of the Korean
War at a Commemoration Banquet at
The Rusty Pelican in Tampa on June
20. They along with other Chapters
of the KWVA were presented with
a beautiful 60th Anniversary
medallion prior to a wonderful
dinner and entertainment.
On June 26 the Korean Presbyterian
Church gave the local Chapters
of the KWVA an annual dinner
with entertainment. The Korean
members of this church have been
giving this dinner annually and
it is a tribute to them as a people
that they have never forgotten the
American and foreign veterans who
fought for their country.
On Saturday, October 9 the largest
of these celebrations was held in the
Grand Ballroom of the Doubletree
Hotel in Tampa. There a luncheon
was served to approximately 700
Korean War veterans in addition to
their wives, guests and widows of
Korean War veterans. Each veteran
received the "Ambassador for Peace
Medal" from the Korean government
along with a beautiful medallion and
framed "Thank You" to the United
States and all those who served.
On Saturday, October 16 the KWVA
Chapter 14 will hold its annual
picnic located in the park close to
the Korean War Monument. Event
includes good food, games, prizes
and good fellowship.
Suncoast Chapter 14 of the KWVA
holds its monthly meetings at 11
a.m. at VFW Post 4364 located at
5773 62 Street N. in St. Petersburg.
Call Clarence Dadswell at 522-6496.
If you served in Korea from 1950
to the present, you are eligible for
membership in the KWVA.

Gabber October 14 October 20, 2010

Town Shores Bocce
Town Shores Bocce is just a few
short weeks away from the start of
a new season. The first day of play is
November 1.
A general meeting will be held on
Friday, October 29 at 10 a.m. in the
clubhouse auditorium with coffee and
doughnuts served at 9:30 a.m. They
are looking for someone to join the
Bocce Board. Call Cathy at 341-1219
or Judy at 344-7558 if interested.
The Bocce dinner dance will be held
on Saturday, November 13 in the
clubhouse auditorium. Dinner will be
catered by Carrabba's. Al Ruggiero
will provide the entertainment.
All residents are invited, however,
tickets are sold to Bocce members

Celebrate You! Day
at Sanderlin Center
A free women's only event will be
held on Saturday, November 6 from
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the James B.
Sanderlin Center, 2335 22 Avenue S.
in St. Petersburg. Event is aimed at
bringing women in the community
together to show them the importance
of self-care. The day includes
presentations on healthy eating,
exercise and beauty tips. Includes
catered continental breakfast and
lunch and gift bags. Space is limited.
To receive a gift bag, you must be
registered by calling 727-321-9444
before October 25.

New Holistic
Workout Class
Ian Holistic Workout blends
stretching, breathing and relaxation
techniques with core elements
of Gung Fu conditioning to gain
focus coordination and strength.
Classes will be on Fridays from 9 to
10 a.m. at Gulfport Recreation
Center starting November 5. Class
fees will be $7 per class and pre-paid
classes available for a discount. The
November 5 introductory class will
be free. For more information call
Ian at 727-459-8319.

Gabber October 14 October 20, 2010

Grand Central Oktoberfest Sells Out
By Cathy Salustri

By the time the gates
opened at 5 p.m. Satur-
S..-- day, the Grand Central
District had no more tick-
n, bets to sell. By 7 p.m., the
sausage lady had run out
ofbuns. By 8 p.m., some of
19 the vendors had run out of
beer. The general merri-
ment ringing through the
crowd, though, remained
undeterred. People filled
their cup at one station,
Jon Tallon, left, and Dan Bradley enjoy an Anchor Steam then waited in line to get
brew while waiting in line foranother brew. Guests received a different taste while
one cup that they could get filled at each brewing station drinking the first sample.
throughout the evening. In all, the first annual
Grand Central District
Oktoberfest attended by 2500 people exceeded the organizer's expecta-
"We were very excited about the turnout. We had low estimates of selling
about 1000 tickets," Jim Longstreth, president of the Grand Central District
Association told the Gabber.
Longstreth said the District sold out of 1400 Groupon tickets in 10 hours.
They sold the remainder of the tickets in person.
"The response was just phenomenal," he said. He added that organizers also
used social networking sites and local print media to market the event.
"We got a lot of people in the District who normally would not be here," Long-
streth said.
The District would like to bring more people in next year, he added. Long-
streth said that he'd like to have the bands play longer next year.
"We'll have to probably lengthen the time; from five to ten was apparently too
short," he said.

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Something on my mind
SBy Bill Northrop B_Northrop@theGabber.com

Be Honest about
Thinking Big
E eventually we're going to
have it, or them: a high
speed rail system hooking up
Tampa with Orlando and a complex
public transit system in at least
Hillsborough County. Perhaps we'll
also get an extension of the latter into
St. Petersburg and extensions into
Orlando and the environs. There will
be at least one stop along the way and
development of a rail station there.
The high speed rail project is part
of a nation wide endeavor meant
to mimic the inter-state highway
system that was initiated, partly for
potential military purposes, in the
1950s. The rail and transit system
is part of green thinking that is
expected to move more people more
efficiently and faster than cars, cut
down on road congestion (or at least

freeze it at present levels), and be
an economic stimulus to the regions
affected, and make city and suburban
living easier.
It's thinking big, certainly. A
question might be is it good or bad?
It depends upon your viewpoint.
Is it feasible? Will it really work?
Hard to say. What is to say is that
it will cost a great deal. The federal
government has pledged a couple
billion toward it for Florida although
I recall something about that figure
being cut. Florida has to raise the
rest. However you finance it, it all
comes from the taxpayer.
In addition, the operations will
have to be subsidized forever. In a
recent excellent St. Pete Times news
report about Charlotte, N.C.'s transit
system, it stated that only 25 per
cent of the cost of operation is covered
by fares. The rest comes from public
taxing sources.

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I recently spent three weeks in
southern England and London and
observed and used a good public
transit system. Some smaller
towns like Oxford and Winchester,
discourage driving in the town at all.
There are park and ride lots on the
outskirts and public buses to take
you down town. Most charge a fee.
The rides take anywhere from five to
20 minutes. All, however, according
to our hosts, are government
That's similar to all the big city
transit systems in the U.S. Most
are efficient in moving people in and
around congested cities. Congestion
still exists (London and New York
are good examples), but the people
moving systems work well. However,
all are costly and fares don't cover
the costs.
I have no problem with the proposals
for such systems here and elsewhere.
If that's what the people want, so be
it. However, let's be up front about
the costs. The Charlotte system, for
instance, was projected to cost one
thing. It ended up costing much more.
That's likely to happen everywhere.
The safe approach would be to take
the cost estimates and add 50 to 100
per cent to them. If fares don't cover
the expenses, then estimate up front
what the needed tax revenues will
be. And where those taxes will be
Highways and airports are public
entities, and the railroads used to
complain that that was an unfair
advantage. Since the collapse of
ubiquitous passenger service, we
are left with Amtrak which has been
subsidized and subsidized, but has
not operated efficiently for lots of
reasons. Also, while we pay fees for
highway and airport usage, we may
not be paying enough to keep up with
maintenance. I'll save the discussion
about public (government) operation
for another day.
The point is that there's nothing
wrong with thinking big, but we
should sell the package based on
those real costs and those real taxes.
Thinking big is good, but thinking
accurately is even better.

What's on your mind?
Email your opinion to:
B Northrop@theGabber.com

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American Legion Activities

OPost 125
6440 5th Ave. S., St. Petersburg 347-6085

Lunch Served Kitchen Open Kitchen Open Kitchen Open 2-5pm No Lunch Served Ron's Karaoke 7pm Lunch Served
11am-3pm 11-7pm 11-7pm 11am-3pm
Southern Knights Band Euchre 1pm
Ron's Karaoke 7pm Southern Knights Band 7-11pm Bingo 6pm

Penny Auction was a great success with proceeds benefitting a wide variety of organizations that help our
The Auxiliary is collecting aluminum pop tops for Ronald McDonald House. These may be turned in anytime at the
Have you forgotten that we have been sending packages to our soldiers? We are in desperate need of canned foods with
pop tops, powdered drink mixes, instant coffee, cookies, canned chops, crackers, lip balms, candy, baby wipes, batteries,
etc. These items may be dropped of at the Post at any time. For more information, please call Shirley at 510-1919.
Bingo is back! Wednesday 6pm. Kitchen is open for your convenience.
Dinners have returned. Friday, Oct. 15th choice of white fish or pork loin, Saturday, Oct. 16th choice of filet mignon
or baked chicken. See our ad for details.
The Southern Knights band is playing for your listening and dancing pleasure every Friday and Saturday night from
7 to 11 p.m.

Post 305
6999 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach 367-1596

Bar Bingo 7pm Fish & Chicken Steak Dinner 6-8pm Sports 12-6pm Bucky Burgers Early Bird Dinner Exe. Com. Mtg-6pm
Food Served 6-8pm Geno 7-10pm Wings 3-5pm 5-8pm 6-8pm
Entertainment Music Shade of Twilight ALA Cafe Octoberfest
7-10pm 7-10pm 7-10pm 6-8pm
Frank Caine 7-1 pm
Starting Oct. 4th, Bucky Burgers will be $5. Phone 727-367-1596, www.post305.org
ALA Caf6 entrees vary monthly, appetizers & desserts also available. On Oct. 20th it is Octoberfest featuring brats,
black forest ham, sauerkraut, German potato salad & German chocolate cake.
We have pull tabs! Pizza served daily.
The St. Petersburg Accordion Association will meet at Post 305 on the 3rd Wednesday of the month beginning
Oct. 20th.

ALA Post 305 Special Dinner
We are going to have a "HOBO" dinner on Friday, November 12 to support our homeless vets. Our goal is to have some
fun while addressing a very sad and serious situation. The ALA Dept. of Florida will be having a Homeless Veterans
Shower at our Fall Conference, Nov. 18-21 and have a list of items the homeless vets need to make their situation a
little more tolerable. The list is posted on our Post bulletin board. All are asked to dress up in HOBO style and bring an
item that is one the list to the dinner. We will then take the items to Fall Conference and present them to the Dept. for
distribution. Tickets will be $5. Dinner will be from 6-8 p.m. The S.A.L. Blues Band will be performing from 7-10 p.m.
What a great time we will have while doing something so beneficial for our vets, but we need all of you to make it that
way. Please join us.

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Pinellas County Commission Candidates
Challenger Norm Roche Faces Incumbent Calvin Harris For County Commission Seat
By Cathy Salustri

Challenger Norm Roche will face long-term commis-
sioner Calvin Harris in the race for the at-large seat
for Pinellas County Commission this November.
We asked both candidates the same questions.
Below, you'll find their verbatim answers.

cerned with the recent dis-
solution of the county's
Environmental Lands de-
partment and environmen-
tal oversight functions. I find
it hard to understand how
that particular department
became a "priority" target as
part of our recent staff and
service cuts. With Pinellas

at the stage of "built-out," I
am keenly aware of and will
remain focused and dedi-
cated on the importance of
protecting and supporting
all remaining environmen-
tally sensitive and park
lands. Simply put: not on
my watch.

What do you think is the best approach for
countywide fire and EMS services?

Calvin Harris Norm Roche
Pinellas County Pinellas County
Commission Commission
Incumbent Candidate

With the dissolution of the county's Environmental Lands
and merging into Parks, how do you intend to maintain
and support public lands like the Shell Key preserve and
Fort DeSoto?

Calvin Harris: Environ-
mental Lands should never
have been separated from
parks. This
duplication meant that there
were two departments, two
administrative offices, two
administrative salaries and
other costs for two groups of
employees tasked with the
same functions. The same
skill set is involved, there-
fore a bifurcation is unnec-
essary. Parks and Preserves
are different only because
of our designations. Expert
personnel will care for all of
the county's lands regardless
of who they report to or how
the land is designated. Hav-
ing separate designations for
important functions does not
make them any more or less
important. Neither should

a piece of land get more re-
sources if it is called a Pre-
serve and less if it is called
a park.

Norm Roche: I spent 10-
years with Pinellas County
working in policy research
and development, and pub-
lic education and outreach
in the areas of environmen-
tal, water, wastewater, and
solid waste. I am currently
employed as the Business
Development and Environ-
mental Health & Safety Co-
ordinator for Gannett Flem-
ing Williams Geotechnical
Group (an International En-
gineering Firm). To say that
our environment is a passion
of mine would be an under-
That said, I am quite con-

Norm Roche: Although
our current system is
among the best in the
state, it is also the most
costly and simply cannot
be sustained. We have po-
liticized and played around
with this issue long enough
and it has cost our taxpay-
ers millions. Public safety
and response time is para-
mount and must guide any
discussion. There are a few
concepts being bantered
about that include either a
full countywide approach,
a regionalized approach
within the county (north,
mid, and south), and even
a quad-regional system
within the county. At this
juncture, I cannot state
what the right answer is,
but can clearly state that
we shall never get there if
we do not begin the discus-
There are also many "sub-
issues" within the overall
consolidation issue cost ef-

fectiveness, union contracts,
redundancies, and legacy
costs are but a few of them. I
have experience in being on
both sides of the table and
bringing about a resolution
that is amenable to all, and
I am prepared to take the
lead on this, pull everyone
to the table, put all ideas on
the table, and get this done
with an emphasis on main-
taining the highest level of
public safety and service,
and eliminating the unnec-
essary costs.

Calvin Harris: The cur-
rent system cannot be main-
tained as is because of the
cost. This is one of those in-
stance where everyone needs
to work together to improve
a system that has outlived
its time. We need to go to
priority dispatch, eliminate
the redundancy, and build
a reimbursement system
based on actual costs.

Cities like St. Pete Beach, Gulfport and St. Petersburg
are all full service cities; what will you do as a county
commissioner to improve the quality of life for the aver-
age resident and businessperson in these communities?

Calvin Harris: My vision
for the county includes work-
ing with all of the elected of-
ficials, chambers, and other
business groups to both keep
jobs in the county and bring
more jobs here. The addi-
tion of new companies and
jobs will improve the lives

of everyone by adding much
needed revenue to assist
with quality of live improve-
ments. All of the initiatives
that I am working on -jobs,
tax relief, access to parks,
empowering our youth, add-
ing to the preservation land
total, and adding to the af-

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fordable housing inventory,
are all items that affect all
of the citizens of Pinellas

Norm Roche: Although our
24 municipalities have au-
tonomy with respect to how
they run and operate their
respective cities, it is impera-
tive that our county lead-
ership works closely with
them to assure a continued
and improved quality of life
throughout Pinellas County.
Gulfport's problems and is-
sues are Clearwater's, Clear-
water's are Dunedin's, Dune-
din's are St. Pete's and so
on. Making certain that our
county operations, taxation,
and budget re-stabilizes and
remains stable going forward,
and our County leadership
environment becomes more
communicative and coopera-
tive with our municipalities

will be a priority of mine and
will lead to a improved en-
vironment for all of Pinellas
residents and businesses.
With respect to our budget
and operation I believe we
must apply a "zero-based"
budget process that clearly
defines our budgetary needs,
and then only collect the funds
necessary to meet those needs.
As our property tax revenues
fluctuate, so should our prop-
erty tax rate, in an effort to
maintain a balanced budget
and avoid the windfall rev-
enue and spending dilemma
that brought about our cur-
rent situation. I also believe
we need to make pragmatic
department consolidations
throughout our operations
to include: Utilities & Public
Works, fleet services, legal
services, economic develop-
ment and "like" departments
to name a few. Additionally, I

believe it is time to pull our
county and municipalities
together to address, discuss,
and look for countywide con-
solidation opportunities.
With respect to our business
and economic environment -
Pinellas has lost over 40,000
jobs over the past 4-years. At
present, the dollars allocated
to address the declining en-
vironment are distributed
among several departments
applying multiple approach-
es; our Economic Develop-
ment Department, Conven-
tion and Visitors Bureau,
and Tourism Development
to name a few. In addition,
our 24 municipalities also
have their own various de-
partments and programs.
Notwithstanding the
well-documented problems
statewide with government
bureaucracy and red-tape,
property taxation, and a con-

tinued problem with prop-
erty insurance I believe
there are several ways we
can improve our environ-
ment right here in Pinellas.
By pulling our county and
municipal resources and
ideas together, bringing all
parties together to include
our numerous Chambers of
Commerce, and reviewing
our multiple efforts for re-
dundancies, red-tape road-
blocks, and program effec-
tiveness we can focus our
countywide efforts on pro-
grams that work, and elimi-
nate those that do not. With
continuous tracking and ac-
countability mechanisms to
be certain we're receiving a
solid return on the economic
tax dollar investment, I be-
lieve we can improve our
economic environment and
job growth throughout our






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Friday 10/1
Hit & Run- 2100 BIk 59th St. S.
Prowler- 5600 BIk 11th Ave. S.
Accident with Injuries- 2100 BIk
58th St. S.
Animal Complaint- 600 BIk 54th St.
Theft- 5900 BIk Shore Blvd. S.
Stolen Vehicle- 5600 BIk 28th Ave. S.
Truant- Trail Spur.
Trespasser- 1100 BIk 55th St. S.
Criminal Mischief- Tomlinson Park.
Narcotics/Drugs- 2900 BIk 58th St.
Noise Complaint- 4900 BIk 12th Ave.
Saturday 10/2
Trouble with Individual- 5400 BIk
Shore Blvd. S.
Trouble with Individual- 4900 BIk
31st Ave. S.
Burglary- 5400 BIk Shore Blvd. S.
Criminal Mischief- 5100 BIk 29th
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Drunk Driver- 900 BIk 58th St. S.
Burglary- 700 BIk 64th St. S.
Theft- 2800 BIk Beach Blvd. S.
Domestic Battery- 5400 BIk 14th
Ave. S.
Burglary- 5000 BIk 29th Ave. S.
Animal Complaint- 5900 BIk 9th Ave.
Criminal Mischief- 5900 BIk 9th Ave.
Sunday 10/3
Noise Complaint- 5900 BIk Pelican
Bay Plaza.
Theft- 5700 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Abandoned Vehicle- 2000 BIk. 49th
St. S.
Theft- 5100 BIk Gulfport Blvd. S.
Burglary- 2600 BIk 58th St. S.
Monday 10/4
Drunk Person- 3100 BIk 59th St. S.
Criminal Mischief- 5400 BIk Tanger-
ine Ave. S.
Theft- 4600 BIk Tifton Dr. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5500 BIk
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Burglary- 700 BIk 51st St. S.
Theft- 2000 BIk 55th St. S.
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Burglary- 2200 BIk York St. S.
Prowler- 5200 BIk Jersey Ave. S.
Soliciting- 6000 BIk 11th Ave. S.
Criminal Mischief- 5100 BIk Gulfport
Blvd. S.
Wednesday 10/6
Animal Complaint- 1100 BIk 60th
St. S.
Narcotics/Drugs- 5700 BIk 21st Ave.
Trouble with Individual- 2800 BIk
51st St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5100 BIk 9th
Ave. S.
Trouble with Individual- 900 BIk 58th
St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 2700 BIk
Miriam St. S.
Animal Complaint- 2800 BIk Miriam
St. S.
Thursday 10/7
Hit & Run- 3200 BIk 58th St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 5400 BIk
Shore Blvd. S.
Noise Complaint- 5800 BIk 15th Ave.
Truant- Trail Spur.
Theft- 900 BIk 58th St. S.
Trouble with Individual- 1100 BIk
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Trouble with Individual- 5900 BIk
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Domestic Battery- 6200 BIk 10th
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Brownie Troop 997
Open for New Members
Are you a young girl between the
ages of 7 and 9 (2nd and 3rd graders),
interested in discovering the fun,
friendship and power of girls working
together? Then Gulfport Girl Scouts
Brownie Troop 997 is looking for
you! Their Brownie Troop meets
every Monday evening at 6:15 p.m.
at the Gulfport Recreation Center,
2nd floor. Meetings last about an
The Girl Scouts' mission is to build
a sense of courage, confidence, and
character in girls, and teach them to
help make the world a better place.
Their goals are to help girls develop
their full individual potential;
to learn to relate to others with
understanding, skill, and respect; to
develop values to guide their actions
and provide the foundation for sound
decision-making; and to contribute to
the improvement of society through
their abilities, leadership skills, and
cooperation with others.
As a Brownie, girls have the
opportunity to wear the Girl Scout
Brownie Pin showing they belong
to Girl Scouts of the USA, and they
earn badges and insignia during the
year which can be proudly displayed
on a Brownie sash or belt. They
have many fun and age appropriate
activities for the girls, and also field
trips, community service projects
and other fun activities throughout
the year.
Joining their troop is simple! You
are welcome to come by their next
meeting on Monday evening, at 6:15
and find out what they are all about.
The Gulfport Recreation Center is
located at 5730 Shore Boulevard S.
at the intersection of Shore Blvd. S.
and 58th St. Please call in advance
so they can be ready for you be
assured you will receive a warm
welcome from every girl in their
troop. Contact our Troop Leader,
Cherri Hurt, at 727-326-2838.

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Are you 13-19 years of age?
Are you interested in becoming a part of
changing the way people view teens?
The Gulfport Teen Council is looking for you! Teen members' involvement
includes working with the City Council concerning equipment recommenda-
tions; budgetary considerations for City's parks and recreation programs; and
provide recommendations, suggestions and assistance with youth events for
city-sponsored festivals/programs. Teen Council members also gain valuable
community experiences by attending local and state conferences, participating
in community services projects and by representing the best of the City's youth.
Get involved today! There is one vacant regular member position and three
vacant alternate member positions available. Applications may be picked up
at the Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Boulevard S. or City Hall, 2401
53 Street S. Positions open until filled. A recommendation/reference letter is
required from a principal, school counselor, teacher or an adult not related to
applicant attached with the application.

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By Robert J. Myers, Esq.
What is a Living Trust?
A Living Trust is created while you
are alive. The use of Living Trusts
has been effective for maintaining
personal privacy and control outside
of the court system. A Living Trust
is also very useful for reducing estate
taxes and for probate avoidance.
A separate legal entity is created
upon the formation of a Living Trust.
This entity can own and hold both real
estate and personal property. Every
Living Trust has a Settlor or Grantor,
a Trustee and Beneficiaries. A basic
understanding of what these terms
mean is important to understanding
how Living Trusts work and how
they are different from other types of

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The Settlor of a Living Trust
establishes the Living Trust and
signs the document creating the
Living Trust. The Settlor controls
what the Living Trust says and does.
Living Trusts are revocable, that is,
the Settlor can change or cancel a
Living Trust at any time in her/his
discretion. A Settlor is sometimes
also referred to as the Grantor of
the Living Trust. When you set up a
Living Trust, you are considered to
be the Settlor or Grantor.
A Trustee of a Living Trust
manages the trust assets. When a
Living Trust is created, assets should
then be transferred into the trust.
Decisions concerning what property
to buy, sell, mortgage, transfer
or lease are made by a Trustee.
The Trustee has a special duty to
beneficiaries of a Living Trust which
is called a fiduciary duty. What this
means is that the Trustee has a legal
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properly and in accordance with the
law while keeping the best interests
of the beneficiaries in mind. In a
Living Trust, you act as your own
Trustee as long as you are able to or
desire to act in this capacity. Upon
you death or disability, a Successor
Trustee will take over management
of the trust assets.
A Beneficiary of a Living Trust is
someone who benefits from the assets
in the trust. Income and earnings
are used for the benefit of the
Beneficiaries. Trust assets cannot be
used for any other purpose. You will
initially be the Beneficiary of your
Living Trust. Upon your death, the
people you have named (normally
family members) will become the
Mr. Myers is the owner of Akerson
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49th Street,
from front page

revitalizing the neighborhood for the
residents, business owners and visi-
tors of Gulfport. Step by step, I be-
lieve that we have been doing just
that," Councilman Henderson said.
"While today there remains much
to do, and all elements of the origi-
nal plan have not yet been achieved,
there have certainly been improve-
Original goals, set by the Economic
Development Advisory Committee, or
EDAC, are numbered; the action tak-
en over the past decade is described
beneath each numbered goal.

#20 Address and resolve the lack of
parking off the 49th Street corridor
in surrounding alleyways. Request
the City designate and redesign al-
leyways to create parking areas. Cre-
ate a public/private partnership to
widen alleys.
It designated parking in the Green-
way in the parking corrals in lieu of
this, Mr. O'Reilly said.

#21 Increase the size and number of
street and directional signs and in-
clude trolley theme. Identify areas of
interest and parking with signs. Re-
quest the city identify locations and
design signs that are informative
and easily read by pedestrians and
According to the city manager,
Gulfport put in signs at the Tanger-
ine Greenway and added entrance

#22 Address and decrease flooding.
Develop a storm water detention/
retention pond with attractive land-
scaping, creating a park between
49th and 54th Streets on Tangerine
"Done. The entire Greenway is now
the retention area," Mr. O'Reilly

#23 Improve the image of the Rede-
velopment District by creating an
on-going public relations campaign.
Issue press releases and stories that
promote achievements of the police,
community organizations and citi-
That did not happen, according to
Mr. O'Reilly.
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#24 Establish "area specific" awards
to honor businesses who are mak-
ing notable improvements to their
property. Create an awards program
specifically for businesses in the 49th
Street/Tangerine Greenway area and
present awards on a quarterly basis.
The Good Neighbor awards current-
ly fulfill this project, according to Mr.

#25 Create a Redevelopment District
under Chapter 163 of Florida Stat-
ues which will facilitate eligibility for
grant funding. Request the City cre-
ate a program to initiate and main-
tain six-year funding sources. The
Community Redevelopment Agency
can regulate the district.
The city did this with Resolution 99-
80, the city manager said.

#26 Strengthen the success of small
businesses. Request the City imple-
ment small business assistance pro-
grams and gather and make available
literature regarding small businesses
help programs.
No city office has evidence that this

#27 Encourage businesses within the
district to sponsor neighborhood-uni-
fying events and activities. Create a
neighborhood activities group to sup-
port and promote area events such as
a "Trolley Track Fun Run."
While the "Trolley Track Fun Run"
hasn't come to pass yet, the So49
Business Association and the annual
Blues Festival are two doings along
the 49th Street corridor that do unify
the neighborhood, Mr. O'Reilly not-

#28 Attract young professionals such
as doctors, lawyers, et cetera to the
Tangerine Greenway area. Request
city council create a mixed use zon-
ing area which would allow a resi-
dence and a business in one building.
Promote the mixed-use area.
The multi-use district passed two
weeks ago, at the September 7 meet-

#29 Determine areas that may be eli-
gible to become a Federal Enterprise
Zone. Research creating a Federal
Enterprise Zone. These zones are
eligible for federal funding for social,
business and infrastructure projects.

"I couldn't tell you what the city re-
searched," Mr. O'Reilly said, but the
city has no such zone.

Contact Cathy Salustri at
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Free Knitting Gathering
Knit 1, purl 2...as you welcome our
Florida winter, bring your knitting
to gather together at the Gulfport
Recreation Center on Tuesday,
October 26 at 10 a.m., in this free
one-day gathering, knitters can
come together to show their latest
garments and techniques and talk
knit. Show off items you are already
working on, need help with or just
come to get signed up to learn this
craft and art form. Sign up for the
first class, Knitting for Our 4-Legged
Friends, which begins in November
if there is interest. Classes are $35
for four sessions per month. For more
information about this gathering, call
Latoya at 727-823-0437.

Audition for
"Noises Off"
Known as one of the funniest farces
ever written, "Noises Off' is really a
play within a play. It is a bawdy play,
in which young girls run around in
their underwear, old men drop their
pants, and doors continually open
and shut. It is a very fast moving
play, requiring a lot of energy to pull
off in front of an audience.
The play will be directed by Eileen
Navarro and she will need: 4 men
ages 20 to 50, 1 man in his 70s,
and 4 women ages 20 to 50. This
show is equal parts of dialogue and
decathlon. All of these roles require a
very high level of energy and fitness,
so if you have bad knees, a bad back,
or get exhausted easily, this play is
not for you!
Prepare a 60 second monologue and
read it with your best British accent.
It is not necessary to memorize it
however. Bring a resume of your
theater experience, and a list of
conflicts for November 1st through
January 23rd, 2011. Don't forget
to list your holiday conflicts too, as
you'll be rehearsing through the
holiday period.
The auditions will be held on
Monday, October 25, and Tuesday,
October 26 at 7 p.m. sharp and will
be held at the Players' Back Door
Theater, located at 1619 49 Street S.,
in Gulfport.
The play will run at the Catherine
A. Hickman Theater of Gulfport from
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Saturday evening's eight stop bar crawl benefited the Leukemia and Lympho-
ma Society. The Octoberfest Beach Crawl started at The Undertow and par-
ticipants made multiple stops as they headed north up the beach to the Post
Card Inn. Annie St. Clair (pictured wearing the purple lei) helped organize the
event along with a group of her friends, as a way to reach St. Clair's fundrais-
ing goals for an upcoming running event to benefit leukemia and lymphoma in
St. Petersburg next month. St. Clair said the fundraiser is just something she
has always wanted to do.


St. Petersburg Times
Festival of Reading
ST. PETERSBURG-The 18th Annual
St. Petersburg Times Festival of
Reading is scheduled for Saturday,
October 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at the University of South Florida
St. Petersburg. This free festival is
a celebration of literacy- featuring
nationally renowned authors, book
signing, panel discussions and a
variety of entertainment. The USF
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The Times Festival of Reading
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be an extensive Book Market, food
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activities. The complete line-up of
authors and activities will be posted
on www.festivalofreading.com and
also published in a special section
in the St. Petersburg Times on
Thursday, October 21, 2010.
At this time, organizers are seeking
booksellers and vendors of literacy-
related merchandise to be part
of the Book Market. Applications
can be downloaded from the Times
Festival of Reading Web site at www.
festivalofreading.com or requestedby
leaving a name, address and phone
number on the Festival of Reading
information line at 727-892-2358.
Sponsorship opportunities are also
available, and inquiries can be made
to the information line.

Gulfport Historical
Calendars are In!
Got dates? The Gulfport Historical
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The calendars are available at:
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Gulfport City Hall at 2401 53rd St. S.,
the Gulfport Public Library at 5501
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In last week's Hard Candy,
writer Cathy Salustri identified
Councilman Sam Henderson as an
environmental studies major when
he is an environmental policy
major. We apologize for the error.
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H rdaths

H~y V ^y~yBy Cathy Salustri^

Grandma Mary's Cake
I am not superstitious. Well, not
a lot. I mean, black cats don't
bother me, but I tend to avoid
cemeteries at night. I look for the
logical in the unexplained, even if
sometimes I hope not to find it.
My one area of illogicality is dead
people. I don't believe in poltergeists,
and I'm not even sure I can say I
believe in ghosts. But I do believe
that, on some level, people don't
exactly leave earth when they die.
I could get into the science of why I
think that, or I could wax romantic
about souls chained to one another,
but I won't, because I have a better
way of explaining this to you:
Grandma Mary's cake.
My favorite thing about food is...
well, OK, everything. But one thing
I really enjoy is cooking, and baking
in particular fascinates me. It's the
simple chemistry of baking I love: I
know that, no matter what, the right
proportions of water, egg and flour
will make macaroni, but if I alter
the proportions, use milk instead of
water, and throw in a little baking
powder, vanilla and sugar, I've got
cake. It never fails.
At least, it never failed me until about
a year ago when my grandmother
died. Grandma Rae taught me how
to make everything from roast duck
to almond crescents. She had a recipe
collection that surpassed the page
count of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
They're good recipes, too: aside from
her family, her recipes are her best
One of the first things she taught
me how to make was her mother's
(Mary, my great-grandmother) cake.
It was the go-to cake for birthdays
in our family; it was probably the
first cake I ever ate. As a teenager
and adult I made it regularly. It
was a little denser than most cakes,
but still spongy and moist. If I do
say so myself, it is a feat of cake
So it only stands to reason that
when Leah had a Halloween party
last year, I offered to bring Grandma
Gabber October 14 October 20, 2010

Mary's cake. My grandmother had
died the month before and I thought
it would make me feel closer to her. I
made the cake, same as always, and
brought it to Leah's house.
It was the most disgusting, dry,
heavy cake I'd ever tasted. I still
apologize to Leah for gracing her
dining room with this atrocity. But,
as any cook will tell you, sometimes
these things happen. Maybe I got the
proportions wrong. My grandmother
had Alzheimer's, and I wondered if
I'd gone off a recipe she'd written
down after her mind started to get a
little jiggly.
No problem. My dad's birthday was
just around the corner, and since it
was his mother, I figured I'd make the
cake and make him smile. I double-
checked the recipe against the four
other copies I had. I double-checked
the ingredients as I measured them.
I made the cake.
My mother took one bite of it and
looked at me sadly.
"Honey, you're a great cook, you are,
but please don't make that cake ever
again," was her Mom-of-the-year
response (I've ordered her trophy) as
she spit the cake into the garbage.
The thing was fruitcake consistency,
dry as limestone, and heavy as hell.
Now, this is where it started to get
personal. I could do this; I could make
a damn cake- especially one I'd made
for almost 20 years. I tried to think of
what I'd done differently. I asked my
baking friends what they thought.
Leah asked what was different from
the last time I'd made the cake. I
thought, then realized nothing. Well,
other than my grandmother being
alive every other time I'd made it.
But that was ridiculous.
Christmastime came, and I was
determined to get this right. I tested
the baking powder, made sure I
wasn't beating the mix too long,
and set my mind toward making
the now-subtitled-I-May-Have-a-
cake one more time. It had nothing
to do, I told myself, with anything
supernatural. Cake makery is just

chemistry, simple chemistry. I aced
chemistry in high school. Piece of
I think we can all assume that had
the cake turned out with anything
other than me crying in frustration,
it would not be the subject of this
Like I said, I'm not superstitious,
and I'm not crazy. I don't believe
for one moment Grandma Rae's
watching over my shoulder, rubbing
her hands together with evil intent
and casting some beyond-the-veil
cake spell on Grandma Mary's cake.
But I simply cannot explain why a
perfectly good recipe has consistently
failed me over the past year.
So here's where you come in. I
know there are bakers out there.
The recipe's below; tell me what I
did wrong. Fix this cake for me, and
I'll bake you a batch of her almond
crescents (those are still good; I've
checked) come Thanksgiving.
And, hey, if you happen to see a
handsome gray-haired Italian lady
sitting in the corner of your kitchen,
wearing a blue apron with red trim
and clip-on earrings, tell her I'd
trade the cake in a heartbeat to have
her cook alongside me again, would
Grandma Mary's Cake
3 c. Swan's Down cake flour
4 t. baking powder
3/ t. salt
Sift the above ingredients together.
4 eggs, separated
3/ c. butter (1 %2 stick)
1 t. vanilla
2 c. sugar
3/ c. milk
Cream butter and sugar until
creamy. Add egg yolks one at a time
until well-blended.
Add the teaspoon of vanilla to the
milk. Starting with flour, add vanilla
and milk, alternating and ending
with flour.
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks are
formed. Fold into batter making sure
no whites are shown.
Pour into waxed, lined 9" baking
pans. Bake at 3500 for 35 -45
minutes. Test with toothpick; make
sure it comes out clean. Cool about 10
minutes. Turn out on waxed paper.

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43rd Street
Seniors to Meet
The 43rd Street Senior Citizens
Club meets the third Friday of each
month at 12 noon at Christ Lutheran
Church, 3451 30 Avenue N. in St.
Petersburg, September through May.
Bring a covered dish and $1 donation.
Public is welcome for fun and games.
Call Connie at 343-5454 or Mary Ann
at 595-8648 for information.

Recycling Exhibitors
Needed for Event
Exhibitors are invited to sign up
(no fee) to participate in the Pinellas
Recycles Day event to be held on

Saturday, November 6 at Town
Square Plaza Park, 5010 81 Avenue
N. in Pinellas Park. The family-
friendly event to promote recycling
will run from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
In addition to recycling exhibits,
the event will include children's
activities, food vendors, and hourly
door prizes.
Registration for booth space
is free. Register online at www.
KeepPinellasBeautiful.org or
call 727-533-0402. Exhibitors
of environmentally sustainable
products are invited to showcase
items that meet at least one of the
following criteria: recycled content,
energy efficient, conserves water,
environmentally educational, or
organically sourced. If possible,

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prize items for the hourly drawings.
Keep Pinellas Beautiful is an
all-volunteer based organization
founded in 1992 that promotes litter
removal and recycling in Pinellas
County. Pinellas Recycles Day is
part of the national America Recycles
Day campaign held each year on
November 15 to promote recycling.

BPW to Meet
Debbie Connelly, President and
Founder of PayCoachHR, will speak
to the Business and Professional
Women in St. Petersburg/Pinellas,
Thursday, October 21. Connelly
will discuss the impact of the HIRE
Act, upcoming payroll changes to be
implemented in the new year, and
how they will affect businesses.
BPW meets at 400 Beach Seafood
and Tap House located at 400
Beach Drive NE in St. Petersburg.
Networking begins at 11:30 a.m.
and the meeting begins at 12 noon.
Meetings are open to the public but
reservations (see below) must be
made by noon the Tuesday prior to
the meeting. Cost: $16 for members
and $21 for visitors.
For more information or for
contact information visit www.
BPWStPetePinellas.org or to reserve
email RSVP@BPWStPetePinellas.
org or call 727 471-8248.

Vendors Needed for
Circus McGurkis
ST. PETERSBURG- The 39th annual
Circus McGurkis is scheduled for
Saturday, October 30, from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. at Lake Vista Park in
St. Petersburg. Organizers are
actively seeking vendors for this
year' s event.
The event includes over 100
vendors, live entertainment, food,
free children's activities, education
seminars, numerous information
tables and a host of other special
Groups or individuals wishing
to have exhibit space at Circus
McGurkis can register online at
www.circusmcgurkis.org or request a
form by calling Greg Stemm at 727-
239-5131. Advance registration ends
October 14. You may register the day
of the event but fees are $10 higher.

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Gulfport Beach September Water Quality Report

By Cathy Salustri
Each week the City of Gulfport tests the water quality
in the waters off Gulfport Beach. Gulfport has contracted
with the City of St. Petersburg for the tests.
Every month The Gabber publishes the results of those
tests. If, at any time, the tests show that the water quality
poses a health risk, the City of Gulfport will issue a Health
Advisory. Gulfport typically receives test results within a
week of taking the sample.
Currently, the City tests for two things: enterococcus
and fecal coliform. Scientists consider enterococcus a
common bacteria found in animal and human intestines,
and, resultingly, in human and animal excrement.
Federal standards used to require agencies to measure
water quality by the amount of fecal coliform along public
beach waters but recently have replaced fecal coliform
with enterococcus as the standard. Fecal coliform also
comes from the waste of warm-blooded animals, including Sample Date Enterococcus Fecal Coliform
The City of Gulfport currently tests for both types of September 8 14 12
bacteria. Test results will help classify Gulfport Harbor as September 14 16 21
"good", "moderate", or "poor". Enterococcus of less than 35
parts per 100 milliliter and fecal coliform of less than 199 September 21 12 14
per 100 milliliter of saltwater indicate good water quality.
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"Murder in Green
Meadows" Awaits!
The Gulfport Community Players
have a post-Halloween treat for you!
Opening on November 4 is a thriller
that will keep you guessing who did
what to whom from beginning to the
end. INlui'il.-i in Green Meadows"
was written by Douglas Post some
time back and the Players will run
this classic through November 14 at
the Catherine A. Hickman Theater of
Gulfport. Curtain times are: 8 p.m. on
Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays;
and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets
are on sale now at Eileen's Resale
Boutique, the Gulfport Casino, the
Gulfport Chamber of Commerce,
the Beach Bazaar, at the door, or
by calling them at 727-322-0316 for
advance sales.
The play is being directed by Eileen
Navarro and the cast is made up of:
Mark Myers, Mary Kay Cyrus, Sam
DePriest, and Stephanie Jo Faasen
Buxbaum. If you need a little extra
excitement in your life, be sure to see
this play! Tickets are just $15 each.
The storyline goes a little like this:
Two men and two women make up this
sinister tale of murder and deception.
Thomas Devereaux, a successful
architect and local contractor, and his
beautiful wife, Joan, have just moved
into their dream house with they
are visited by their new neighbors,
Carolyn and Jeff Symons. A
friendship quickly develops between
the two couples, but underneath
the cool, middle-American exterior,
something is truly rotten! A previous
sexual relationship between Joan
and a teenage lawn boy is revealed;
as is the fact that Thomas lets Joan
know that he is aware of this new
deception, and his violent, possessive
nature surfaces! He makes two
demands of his wife: One, she must
stop seeing Jeff. Two. She must kill
him. What follows is a diabolical plot
that continues to thicken through the
final showdown between a murderer
and an aggrieved widow.
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fitness programs and equipment at
the Gulfport Senior Center by joining
our upcoming 5K Run/Walk on
Saturday, November 6 at 8 a.m. Cost:
$15 ($20 after Oct. 25). Amenities
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Beta Sigma Phi
Sunshine City Council will hold
their annual Open House meeting
on Monday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
at Dixie Hollins High in the ROTC
room. At this meeting we are inviting
those women in the community who
are interested in learning more about
Beta Sigma Phi to attend. Please
contact Susan Henry at 244-8045 for
more information.
Sarasota City Council will be
hosting the Fall Bay Area Luncheon
on Saturday, October 16 at the Bird
Key Yacht Club. Sunshine City
Council executive board will meet on
Monday, October 18 at 7 p.m. with
( hI.-yl Martin being the hostess.
Laureate Epsilon Theta members
and guests gathered at the home
of Joyce and Clarence Keller on
Saturday, October 9 at 6 p.m..for
an "Experience of Beta Sigma Phi"
and an enjoyable meal of turkey
~I1'ppy Joe's prepared by co-hostess
Miriam Garcia and the trimmings.
As members arrived, a statement
about Beta Sigma Phi was placed
on their back. Members then had to
ask questions about the item in order
to guess what it was. All members
were successful in determining the
trivia item about Beta Sigma Phi.
Halloween decorations were on
the tables and each one attending
received a "trick or treat" bag.
Laureate Epsilon Theta's next
regular meeting will be held on
Wednesday, October 27 at the home
of Paula Roberts at 7 p.m. Janet
Taylor will present the program.
For more information, please call
Sharon Ingram at 321-2849.

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Volunteers Needed
by Orchestra
The newly forming, 17 piece St.
Petersburg Jazz Orchestra (SPJO)
needs volunteers to help set up and
take down music stands; setting up
chairs; ticket sales and librarians to
handle all sheet music.
Volunteers, in addition to getting to
know and learn from top-professional
musicians, will receive free tickets;
can travel, if they wish, with the
Orchestra; free SPJO membership;

ou could say my
motto is 'been
there, done that',"
says Keith Sanders, from
Sanders Law, P.A.
He says that for two
reasons. First, he says
his more than 18 years
of experience as an at-
torney specializing in
handling "literally thou-
sands" of bankrupt-
cies means that he has
dealt with virtually any
kind of problem or issue
that might arise with
them. And, secondly,
he had to file a Chapter
13 bankruptcy himself a
few years ago. He says
that experience makes
him very sensitive to the
kinds of things people
face when making the
difficult decision to file.
"Most attorneys have
never been in a situa-
tion where they have
been worried about how
to keep the lights on, but
I have been there myself
so I can really relate to
what people are going
through," said Sanders.
"Plus, many people are
very embarrassed when
they come to me, but
when I tell them how
embarrassing it was for
me to have to stand in
front of judges and col-
leagues who knew me
and go through the pro-
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recognition and lots more fun
surprises to come. Must be over 18
years old.
Contact Board Member, Rich
Simpson 727 527-1437 or email rich@

Traumatic Brain Injury
Support Group
If you're interested in joining a TBI
support group here in Gulfport please
call Annie Shuri at 727-345-1869.

more at ease and under-
stand that I have been
there and done that MY-
"You know, in 99 per-
cent of bankruptcy cases
the situation is that bad
things happen to good
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He began his career as rut a in e
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Salvation Army Needs
Holiday Volunteers
The Salvation Army of South
Pinellas County needs hundreds of
volunteers to provide services for our
community for the holidays. Positions
include Volunteer Bell-Ringer, Angel
Tree at Tyrone Mall, Thanksgiving
and Christmas Eve dinners, food-
sorting and packing, toy sorting
and packing, and registration and
distribution of assistance to over
1000 qualifying families
For more information on all holiday
volunteer opportunities please call
Gail Stark, Community Relations
Coordinator at 727-550-8080, ext.
332 or email her at Gail Stark@uss.

Power Squadron
Anchoring Seminar
The United States Power Squadron's
Seminar Series "Anchoring" will be
presented by the St. Petersburg Sail
and Power Squadron on Wednesday,
October 20from 7-9p.m. This seminar
covers 1) selection of your anchor,
rode and components considering
your boat, the sea conditions and
bottom characteristics you may
encounter and 2) proper deployment
andrecoveryofyour anchor. Materials
include tables for sizing an anchor
and its components, information for
determining loads under various
conditions, the United States Power
Squadrons Anchoring "Quick Guide",
student guide and copies of all power
point presentation slides.
The seminar will be held on
Wednesday, October 20 from 7-9 p.m.
at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center,
250 Second Avenue SE, Demens
Landing (take 1st Ave. East and cross
small bridge to Demens Landing) in
St. Petersburg. Instruction is free,
materials $20 per family, maximum
of 20 students; pre-registration
required. Contact St. Petersburg
Sail and Power Squadron @www.

Rotary Club Meets
The Rotary Club of St. Pete West
meets Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. at the
Treasure Island Yacht & Tennis
Club, 400 Treasure Island Causeway,
in the third floor conference room.

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Beach Library Flag Raising
By Melissa Lattman
Saturday morning's
flag raising celebrated
the St. Pete Beach Pub-
lic Library building's
41st year. The library
started according to its
Web site as the Long
Key Library in 1951
and the current 8,200
square-foot building
was constructed in 1969
and renovated in 1995.
When Congressman
Bill Young could not at-
tend the library build-
ing's 40th year celebra-
tion last year he sent
former library director
Roberta Whipple a flag
that had flown over
the U.S. Capitol. David
Macon of Young's St.
Petersburg office who
came on Young's behalf,
said this year recovery from surgery kept Young from attending the ceremony.
The flag was also raised in memory of Whipple who passed last year after a
battle with cancer. Macon officially presented the flag to current library direc-
tor Phyllis Ruscella on Saturday.

Take the Gabber on Vacation...
Jean Lynch is
enjoying the Gabber
on he way to Stanley
Park Rose Garden in
Westfield, MA. She
went home to see her
father and friends this

Send us your picture with you and your Gabber on vacation.
Include a brief description and your name.

Free Workout Classes
Join us at 531 Central Avenue, St.
Petersburg each weekday morning at
7 a.m. for I':I\1X" or every Monday,
Wednesday and Friday for our
"Lunchtime Crunch" beginning at
12 and ending at 12:45 p.m. Mix and
mingle, feel fit and fantastic and get
For more information contact
Suncoast Dance & Music Academy
at 727-553-9369 or visit www.

Goodwill Needs
Mentors for Youth
You could have a huge positive
impact on a teen's life by volunteering
just one hour a week as a mentor
for Goodwill's GoodGuides youth
mentoring program. GoodGuides
helps 12- to 17-year-olds who face
risk factors such as school failure,
family violence and other challenges.
Young people are paired with
caring volunteer mentors who lend
a supportive ear and offer guidance
to help them finish school and build
career plans.
Let Goodwill connect you with a
young person who could benefit from
your attention and guidance. Both
adult and peer mentors (16 or older)
are needed. Local businesses are
invited to offer team mentoring in
the workplace.
To learn more about becoming a
GoodGuides mentor, please call the
program manager at 727-423-1379
or e-mail goodguides@goodwill-

Thursday Night Fine
Dining Returns
The Sons of Italy Lodge at 2500 34
Street S. in St. Petersburg opens the
fall season with its Thursday Night
Fine Dining Night. The menu is
classic Central Southern Italy cooking
and varies weekly. Dinners are
served from 4-8 p.m. Enjoy a three-
course dinner for $9 per person plus
beverages. Reservations are required
for parties of five or more. Call
323-2691 or Giuseppe at 798-6355.
Gift certificates are available.
They also offer catering for weddings,
birthdays and social events. Visit
www. sonsofitaly2427.com.

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exhibits, some of which, like Lorikeet
Landing and the petting zoo, offer
hands-on experiences. Others, like
the impressive yet vaguely discon-
certing collection of every venomous
snake in Florida, offer educational
opportunities for kids and nature
lovers alike.
Lowry Park also has a river tour
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penguins and koalas mix
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tigers to tiny dyeing tree
Sfrog, the zoo has over 1700
animals spread out over 55

a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (except Thanks-
giving and Christmas) and 7 p.m .un-
til 10 or 11 p.m. (depending on the
day) for the annual ZooBoo Hallow-
een celebration.

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nue in Tampa, about 40 minutes
on a traffic-less 275 from the St.
Petersburg area.

BEST part: Feeding
a giraffe at eye
level just about topped the day...
until the penguins started swim-
ming (see a video on the Gabber's
Facebook page) and the meercat-

animals act, well, like wild animals.
Which means they sleep, hide, and
take care of certain mating and bath-
room rituals with little regard for the
people watching.
M AA _T Question:$21
MI 'AGT. CI for a daily pass
without the river tour; $31 for both.
Seniors, kids under 11 and military
all pay less. October's ZooBoo costs
$17 for adults and $14 for kids under
11. You can also buy an annual pass.

Contact Cathy Salustri at CathySa-
lustri@TheGabber. com.

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Bogie Homecoming

Loss to Sickles, a Heartbreaker

Bogie Quarterback Shaquille Bradford tried to break free and move the
ball up field. He was called back by a controversial call by the ref for
offensive holding.
By Leigh Clifton the officiating appeared to

In one of the hardest hit-
ting games all year, Bogie's
Homecoming game loss
against Sickles last Satur-
day night was a bitter pill;

have been a major impact
on the outcome. The Pirates
just couldn't seem to get a
Until the third quarter,

the Pirates had led the Sick-
les Gryphons 16-3 and the
Gryphon's offense looked
really flat. But Sickles had
changed quarterbacks at
the half and the Gryphon's
suddenly came alive. John
Hendrick replaced Lee
Myer, who moved to the
receiver position. Hendrick
attempted to pass and was
laid out flat as he let the
ball go. Somehow, Myers
was able to snatch it mid-
air and ran for 25 yards up
field. Hendricks then scored
from about eight yards out
to make it 16-10. The next
drive, the Gryphons forced
a Bradford fumble; Corey
White picked it up and had
a 64 yard run for a touch-
down. Bogie answered with
a Shaquille Bradford keeper
who then ran up the Bogie
sidelines on his way to a
game winning touchdown.
But the ref threw the flag
and called offensive holding,
negating the gain. The Bo-

gie coaches were livid; the
infraction should have been
on the defense, but that's
the way the game seemed to
go all night for the Pirates.
Bogie just could not recover.
Final: 17-16 Sickles.
Congratulations go to the
stunning Pirate's junior
D'Asia Robinson for Home-
coming Queen and the hand-
some #9 Pirates Cornerback
senior Marquez Mackey as
Homecoming King!
Bogie quarterback Sha-
quille Bradford looks up
field as he attempts to score
the winning touchdown.
The ref called the play back
on a controversial call of of-
fensive holding. Bogie lost
to Sickles 16-17. Photo by
Leigh Clifton
De'Asia Robinson and Bo-
gie cornerback Marquez
Mackey won Homecoming
Queen and King at Bogies
Homecoming last Saturday

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BCHS Class of
1970 Reunion
Boca Ciega High School Class
of 1970 will be having their 40th
reunion November 5 and 6. The event
will be held at the Treasure Island
Community Center that Friday
night and Silas Dents on Saturday
evening. The cost of the reunion will
be $70 for both nights. Last day to
make reservations is October 1.
Please email them for more
information at bogiel970reunion@
aol.com; call Sabina Harshbarger
727-345-3135; or write to us at BCHS
40th Reunion, 6860 Gulfport Blvd.
#239, South Pasadena, FL 33707.

Archery For Kids
This Fall
ST. PETE BEACH- Starting this
Fall the St. Pete Beach Community
Center, located at 7701 Boca Ciega
Drive, will be offering Archery classes
for kids ages 8 to 15. Students will
learn the proper techniques of archery
and have fun doing it. Classes are
every Thursday from 4-4:45 p.m. for
the 8 to 10 year olds and from 4:45-
5:30 p.m. for the 10 to 15 year olds.
Cost is $30 per student for a 4-week
session. Sessions are available:
November 1-29, and December 6-20.
Call the Recreation Division at 363-
9245 for more information.

Clothes to Kids Needs
Boys Pants and Jeans
Clothes To Kids (CTK) has a critical
need for boys shorts/pants and young
men's jeans at the St. Petersburg
and Clearwater stores. CTK provides
school wardrobes for 300-350 low-
income, school-age children in
Pinellas County every week! New
or gently used clothes and shoes can
be dropped off between 9 a.m. and
5 p.m. Monday-Friday at Clothes To
Kids two convenient locations. In
Clearwater at: 1059 N. Hercules Ave.
and our new St. Pete store at: 3251
Third Avenue N. Cash donations are
always needed to purchase clothing
in short supply and new underwear.
CTK is actively seeking adult and
youth volunteers to help serve and
support this worthwhile program.
Please call 441-5050 for more
Clothes To Kids, a nonprofit
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organization provides free clothing
to low-income, school-age children
in Pinellas County, free of charge.
For more information, please call
441-5050 or visit their website at

View City Job
Openings at Center
The Maximo Community Police
Resource Center, 4815 34 Street S.,

posts job openings for the city of St.
Petersburg and are updated every
two weeks. Recent openings have in-
cluded the library, accounting, para-
medic, police, etc.
Check out their great selection of
used books for 25 cents a piece while
you're there.
The Resource Center, sponsored
by the St. Petersburg Police Depart-
ments, offers many services to com-
munity residents.

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City of Gulfport
Permit Free City Wide Yard Sale map application form
(for brochure listing)
Saturday, November 6th, rain date, Sunday, November 7th
Gulfport Residents only Sale is Dawn to Dusk

Gulfport Address:
Phone #:

Please return to City hall no later than Friday, October 29th by 4:30
p.m. to make the map brochure deadline for set up and print time.
Please print clearly and return to City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. Thank you.

Gulfport's City-Wide Yard Sale
Saturday, November 6, 2010

What you need to know about the next City-Wide Yard Sale:
You can have your yard sale at your Gulfport residence and it is Permit Free
on Saturday, November 6 at no charge! (Rain date, Sunday, November 7).
For your Gulfport address to be added to Yard Sale Brochure: You can fill out
a form at City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. or easily email your Gulfport address to
gbiron@mygulfport.us. The address information is due by Friday, October 29
by 4:30 p.m. (There will be no exceptions as to allow for set up and printing
You can pick up the Gulfport City Wide Yard Sale Brochure on Wednesday,
November 3 at all City facilities until 4:30 p.m., Friday, November 5. On the
day of the event, the Gulfport Senior Center at the Theater parking lot (5501
26th Ave. S.) will be the main hub to pick up your brochure. They are having
a 5k run fundraiser (more info on the 5k run call 727-893-2237). If you choose
to print your brochure online, go to the www.mygulfport.us main page under
"City Wide Yard Sale" link (use 2 pages of 8" 12 x 14" paper).
So dig into the garage, closet or shed and get rid of all that stuff you haven't
used for a year or more! Most likely, someone's looking for what you don't want
anymore. Get on the brochure today!

Additional Information:
Signs: Temporary signage will be permitted on public right of ways where
the sale is being held, as long as it does not interfere/block pedestrian/vehicle
traffic views or permanent street signs. In addition, other temporary signs
may be placed on other private property with the permission of the owner or
occupant. Please do not display signs more than 24 hrs before the sale day.
Signs must be removed by 7 P.M. on Saturday, November 6, 2010.

Parking: Vehicles will be permitted to temporarily park in residential only
or resident decal required parking the day of the sale as long as they do not
interfere/block any right of ways or normal flow of traffic. All other parking
provisions under state law will be enforced. Please try not to block driveways,
park on sidewalks or park against the flow of traffic. Walking a little further
may help you find the bargain of a lifetime!

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New Rules for
Tomlinson Skate Park
The City of Gulfport will now
allow bicycles on the Tomlinson
Lake Skate Park on Sundays only
for a trial period. During this trial
period, only bicycles will be allowed
at the Skate Park on Sundays.
Monday through Saturday, bicycles
are not permitted to enter the Skate
Park. These days will be strictly
enforced as noted by the penalties
listed below.
Effective October 1st, all skaters/
bicyclists must purchase a new City
of Gulfport Skate Park sticker to
use the City of Gulfport's Tomlinson
Lake Skate Park. Stickers must be
visiblyplacedon the helmet. Annual
fee for stickers is $5 for residents
and $10 for non-residents. Also,
all -k.II,.- lii.y-lli-i- 17 years of
age or younger must have a signed
parental consent form filed at the
Gulfport Recreation Center which
is located at 5730 Shore Blvd. S.
Any -lk.II.i li-lli-i found in
violation of these terms will be
subject to the following at the Police
Officers discretion: temporary
trespass, permanent trespass or a
minimum $88 fine.
Stickers and consent forms are
available at the Recreation Center
between the hours of 9 a.m. and
8 p.m., Monday-Friday. Consent
forms are also available on the
City of Gulfport's website, www.
mygulfport.us Click on City
Departments, Leisure Services,
Rec. Center and Skate Park. The
web form must be notarized and
mailed to the Gulfport Recreation
Center along with a self-addressed
stamped envelope and check/money
order. A registration sticker will be
mailed to you upon receiving check/
money order and envelope. Please
make check/money order payable
to: The City of Gulfport. For more
information, please call 893-1068.

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Emergency Energy
Assistance for Seniors
Pinellas County Health and Human
Services Department provides
emergency energy assistance of up to
$600 to senior citizens unable to pay
their power bills.
Funds from the Area Agency on
Aging of Pasco/Pinellas Inc. can help
residents 60 and older in danger of
having their power disconnected
during the designated cooling and
heating seasons when demand and
bills are higher than normal. Eligible
seniors must have a crisis with a
delinquent notice from the utility
company or a notice that power has
been shut off to be considered for
help. They may also qualify to receive
repairs to a cooling unit or a voucher
for fans, heaters and blankets.

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Eligible seniors can receive help
up to twice a year during each high-
demand season. Health and Human
Services staff members screen
applicants to determine if they meet
income limits. The income limit is
150 percent of the Federal Poverty
Guideline. For a household of one,
the limit is $16,245 a year. For two
people, the income limit is $21,855
(add $5,610 for each additional
member of family units with more
than eight members.)
Prospective clients can either stop

by a Health and Human Services
office or call for an appointment
and information. Call Annie Shaw
at 727-464-8400 in Clearwater or
Anne Eicher at 727-582-7781 in
St. Petersburg. Health and Human
Services offices are located at
2189 Cleveland Street, Suite 230,
Clearwater and at ; 17 First Avenue
N. in St. Petersburg.
This program is funded by Area
Agency on Aging of Pasco/Pinellas,

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State Farm Customers
Prepare For October!
eff DeNight is changing the way
people feel about their insurance
Jeff co-owns two insurance agencies,
Bentley-DeNight Insurance Services,
a full service, independent, Trusted
Choice agency that offers business,
auto, home, commercial, life, boat,
motorcycle, RV and umbrella policies.
He also owns Premier Choice Rebate
Flood Insurance, a flood insurance
agency that sells nothing but flood
"We're the only flood insurance
agency that offers cash rebates back
to all our customers," Jeff explains.
So if you buy your flood insurance
through Premier Choice, you'll get at
least seven percent of your annual
premium (before fees and taxes) back
in the form of a rebate check.
"We give the money back to our cus-
tomers either at inception- if they're
new policy holders-- and then again
every subsequent year they renew...
forever," Jeff says.
Here's how the rebate works: You
get seven percent of your policy back
the first year. Every subsequent year
for the next five years you receive one
percent more back until you get to the
sixth year. In the sixth year and every
year followmg, customers will get 12
percent back as a rebate.
This rebate can add up to thousands
of dollars for the life of your home or
business policy. The company sends
you a check rather than taking the
money off the premium so you can
spend it on whatever you choose.
Do Premier Choice Flood Insurance
policies cost more than other flood
insurance policies?

Jef ueeNignt, co-owner of tentley-
DeNight insurance shares commissions
with his customers.
Nope, Jeff says. FEMA is the only
flood insurance provider, so the cost
is the same no matter what flood
insurance company you use. The
policies written by his agency are
supported by the federal government
through FEMA.
FEMA pays a commission to the
agencies that write their policies.
Jeff and his agency are sharing that
commission with their customers.
Jeff says, things are tough for everyone,
and if his company has a
little to share with the community,
it's happy to do so.
"With the economy the way it is, we
thought it would be nice to give some-
thing back, especially since insurance
has such a negative connotation," Jeff
says. Maybe not anymore.

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Driveways, Patios, Sidewalks & Slab Addi-
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ence. 727-418-1701.
Tyoes Roofing from Leaks to Complete Re-
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Quality Workmanship. 727-214-4768.
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Quality Home Repairs
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Wallpaper Tile
Drywall & more
* 2 727-798-8772
Lic.#CBC1253003 FREE Estimates Since 1985

Got Code Violations? Stop Work Order?
Want to Self-Perform? Risk Free Contracting
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Call 344-3363 6 Edging, Blowing, Yard Clean-ups. Leaf and
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RESCREENING-1 Panel OK. Pool Cages,
Sunrooms, Screen Rooms, Carports, Hur-
ricane Windows, Concrete Slabs, Sofit/Facia.
Visa/Master Card, Free Estimates. 727-804-
4300. RX11066857.

People are calling the Gabber looking for your
service! Please call today to advertise, start-
ing at $13/wk. 321-6965.

Rich Moseley, Irrigation Contractor. 15 Years
Experience. Reasonable Rates. Well & Pumps.
439-0792 Leave Message. Lic.#C8312.
Raking Leaves, Clean Up Lots, Apartment
Clean-Outs, Garages. Tree Trim, Removal,
Etc. Pressure Washing. Sylvester, 460-8721.

Mowing, Edging, Hedge Trimming
Sodding, Planting & Mulching
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LAWN & HAUL-Affordable Prices. Roof Clean-
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Removal, Code Violation Clean-Ups, Debris
Hauling. Dependable. Senior Discounts. Dave,
Prices, Leaf & Debris Removal, Palm & Tree
Pruning. Fall Cleanouts. Call Don, 727-565-

James Fox Tree Service
Owner/Operator for over 20 years
r-. "We make your trees feel beautiful"
i. -, c Trees cleaned, elevated
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727-322-1849 or 727-215-8601

DAN'S HAULING-341-1135. Full Service
Cleanups. Bobcat & Demo Work.

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Business Locally Since 1980. Free Estimates.
Commercial Residential References Upon
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BOOTH RENTAL-For Hair Stylist at Beach-
side Hair Studio on St. Pete Beach. Call Rick
for Details. 727-363-0584.
Opportunity. Part-Time from Home. Go to
www.abminfo.com Sign up Online. ID #3011
David S.

cal Publication. Retiree, Christian Volunteer,
Etc. Call Michael for more Information. 727-
320-4653. Work from home.
MAN WITH ATRUCK-to partially Disassemble
exercise machine in St. Pete and bring to New
Port Richey and Reassemble. 727-264-6257.
Best price gets the Job!
SERVER WEEKENDS- Experienced, Reliable
w/References. Apply in person only, No Phone
Calls! Sal's Town Shores Restaurant, 5808
28th Ave. S.

Any Type of Job. Lawns, Handyman, Odd
Jobs. Please Call Anytime. 727-637-3110.

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Deadline: Tuesday 5pm I Monday 3pm if proof is required (727) 321-6965 fax (727) 327-7830

1987 CHEVY ASTRO- Not Pretty but Still
Runs. Your basic transport. $650 o.b.o. Call
1994 FORD WORK VAN-Deluxe. Nice/Runs
Great! $2500. obo 727-687-8032 727-687-
2007 HARLEY DAVIDSON-Sportster, Anni-
versary, 1200, orange & black. Just over 1000
miles. Comes w/two HD helmets, $8500. 727-
CASH PAID FOR CARS- Prices Subject to
Steel Market Value. 727-328-8004.

For Junk or Used Cars Trucks Vans. Honest
Same day service. Title or Not, Free Towing.
727-564-0831 or 727-542-8705.
RV CARGO SLIDE-60Lx42W. $225. obo 727-

UP TO $500
Paid For Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. 727-458-
3721, 727-458-7710.

HOUSE OF FURNITURE- (2) Sofas $100 &
$80, Chair $25, Love Seat $80. End Tables
$30 ea. Kitchen table $40. Chest of Drawers
(3) $30 ea. Call 727-384-2310 or 251-0220
$250 FUTON COUCH- Wood Frame, Full
Size. 9" Mattress, 1 Year Old, New Blue Cover.
Futon Chair, $100. 727-656-5420.

to the bare walls. 20-50% off. Glassware, Art-
work. Much More! Gold Elephant 794 Pasade-
na Ave. S. Pasadena, Mon-Sat 10a.m.-5p.m.
Bicycles from $25 up. Electric Scooter, $450.
Misc Boat Items, Anchors, Lines, Tubes, Fend-
ers, Tie Downs & More. 16' Aluminum Ford
Truck Tires & Rims, $150. 390CI Engine Parts.
Outdoor Tables, Beach Chairs, Pots, Pans,
Dishes, Shoes, Shorts, Tee's & Misc Flea Mar-
ket Items. 59th St. Call 460-7153.

stery $95. Filing Cabinet $35. Desk like New
$75. King size Comforter Set, Complete with
Drapery Panels. Burgundy & Gold with Decor
pillows, New in Package. Paid $149. Sell for
$50. Queen size Comforter Set. Burgundy &
Gold, New with Decor pillows, Paid $129. Sell
for $40. Cardio Glide Exercise Machine, like
New $75. 727-215-2001.
POWER CHAIR- Pronto Surestep. Great
Shape $500. 727-642-8004.
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Working Condition 727-345-5681 Cell 567-
YARD PLANTS-Wholesale Prices. Potted
Ferns, Iris, Trees, & More 727-341-1217.
LAWN MOWER $35-Sear's Wood Chipper &
Shredder 5HP $125. 727-345-5378.
mer, 110 Headsize with Leather Cover, 450.
Nike Sports Bag, $15. All Excellent Condition.

Oldsmar location Closed due to the heat.
Visit us at: www.theotherworlds.com. Drums,
Harps, Flutes, Bagpipes, Sitars & More. Great
Selection of Gemstone Jewelry. Call Tuesday -
Saturday, 727-345-2800.

1 CEMETARY LOT-for sale in a Beautiful Gar-
den at Memorial Gardens. $2500. 727-264-

Sign-up with top seller Or purchase products.
Call Mirzana 727-453-2637
THE BOOK LADY SAYS- Wear a Classy Em-
broidered Gulfport Tee Shirt, $17.95. Small
Adventures Book Shop, 3107 Beach Blvd 727-
347-8732. Closed Sunday & Monday.

Don't know what to get your Mother-in-law,
Mom, daughter, oraunt forChristmas? Browse
my silpada website or Host a Silpada Designs
Jewelry party! You can earn up to 30% of your
sales in Free Jewelry! For more info or to place
an individual order call me at 727-410-3516.
Deb Reichart, Independent Silpada Represen-
tative. www.mysilpada.com/debbie.reichart

All Kinds. Also Flatbed Trailer 4' x 8'. Call Frank
HEAVY DUTY WEIGHT-Bench. 6001bs. Steel
Weights, Bars, Dumbells, EZ Curl $150. 727-
Parties, Weddings, Meetings. Great Water-
front Location With Full Facilities. Call Art for
Info and Dates. 321-5717.
Box Shell Art, Variety 727-341-1217.

BOAT SLIP UP TO 45'-Easy no Bridge, Ac-
cess to Gulf. Pass-A-grille. $200/Mo. 727-458-

$10.00 /ft. Buff & Wax Special; Fiberglass &
Gelcoat Repair, Quality Paint, Pre-Purchase
Inspection, Custom Molds. 24 Years Boat
Building Experience. Call Steve 727-365-
14', $100. 3 Brand New Oars, $15/All. 323-

to Gulfport Marina. 727-418-7272.

MALTESE-SCHITZU- Black & White. Female
for sale due to urgent move! $200. 8-months.
All Shots. Spade, Also Gray Cat All Shots and
Spade Free. Please Call 727-251-0220

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Buying Single Coins/Collections-Gold/Silver
Items. 15 year Trusted Gabber Advertiser.
Officer-St. Pete Coin Club. John Sutorius 727-
WANTED TO BUY-Pre 1950's postal cov-
ers (postally used envelopes), documents,
checks, etc. with revenue stamps, also paper
money, United States and worldwide. Call Ed
at 727-773-5779.

Auction, Inc., gives Notice of Foreclosure
of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on
11/08/10, 10:00 a.m. at 5152 126th Ave. N.,
Clearwater, FL 33760, pursuant to subsec-
tion 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Insur-
ance Auto Auction, Inc. reserves the right
to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1995
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ON OCTOBER 15th, 2010 @ 9:30 A.M.


(727) 321965 fax (727) 327-730

REAL GOOD STUFF- 3215 Fairfield Ave. S.
898-8827. 8:30-3p.m. October 16th, Sch Uni-
forms, Men's Suits, Winter/Summer Clothes
for All Ages, Shoes, Pictures, Ceramics, Toys.
New & Used Furniture, Sofa & Loveseat $349.
Beautiful Ottoman's $39.50. Please Come &
Bring a Friend.
5326 8TH AVE. S.-Saturday & Sunday. Tools
Furniture, Houseware.

HUGE SALE!- 4929 9th Ave. S. Saturday
9-2p.m. Antiques, Books, Jewelry, Pictures,
Toys, Pond Accessories and More! Rain or
Shine. Gulfport Flea Market. 727-557-6349.

HUGE SALE-Saturday Only (10/16). Every-
thing Under the Sun! Some Antiques, House-
hold to Much to Mention. 8am-2pm. 4641 23rd
Ave. N.
urday Oct. 16th 8am.-3pm. Corner of 46th Ave.
& 58th St. N. 727-345-4323 for Info.

MOVING SALE-5405 12th Ave. S. Furniture,
Tools, to Much to List! Low Prices! Fri., Sat. &
Sun. 8am.-2pm.

2408 50TH ST. S.- Friday 10-4p.m., Sat.
8-3p.m. Furniture, Toys, Speakers, Gazebo &
Much More. Everything Must Go!

PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has
never been known to fail. This novena must be
said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must
be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and
Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles,
near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful inter-
cessor of all who invoke your special patron-
age in time of need, to you I have recourse
from the depth of my heart and humbly beg
to whom God has given great power to come
to my assistance. Help me in my present
urgent petition. In return, I promise to make
your name known and call you to be invoked.
St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid.
Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3
Gloria's. R.S.

Holy Spirit, you who solves all problems, who
lights all roads so that I can attain my goal, you
who give me the divine gifts to forgive and for-
get al evil against me and that in all instances
of my life you are with me, I want in this short
prayer to thank you for all things and confirm
once again that I never want to be separated
from you, even in spite of all material illusions.
I wish to be with you, in eternal glory. Thank
you for your mercy toward me and mine.

PRAYER TO ST. JUDE This novena has
never been known to fail. This novena must be
said for 9 consecutive days. Publication must
be promised. Oh Holy St. Jude, Apostle and
Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles,
near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful inter-
cessor of all who invoke your special patron-
age in time of need, to you I have recourse
from the depth of my heart and humbly beg
to whom God has given great power to come
to my assistance. Help me in my present
urgent petition. In return, I promise to make
your name known and call you to be invoked.
St. Jude, pray for us all who invoke your aid.
Amen. Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Marys & 3
Gloria's. T.B.

SOUTH PASADENA-2/2 Third Floor Condo
w/Granite, Stainless, Tile and Carpet, Gated
Community, Pool and Fitness, $1150/Mo. Boat
Slip Available. 727-345-9399.
NORTH ST. PETE-Updated 1BR, On-Site
Laundry, Off-Street Parking. $565/Mo. 108 SW
Lincoln Circle N. 727-688-9799.
READY 2BR/1BA-$700/Mo. plus Security.
Close to Stetson and Downtown Gulfport.
Smokeless, Includes W/S/T. Cute & Clean.
Corner Near Park 727-641-2511.
FRESHLY PAINTED-Unfurnished Studio with
Tiled Floor & Bath. Beautiful, Quiet Tropical
Garden. Moments walk to the Art District &the
Waterfront. $420 + utilities. Contact Ciara 727-

BEACH BLVD.-Large Efficiency, $625/Mo.,
1 BR + Study, $675/Mo. Nice Setting, W/D in
Apartment, Tile, Carpet, AC & Fans. 727-543-

do $700/Mo. Pool, No Pets. 727-367-1408.
CLEAN AND NEAT-1BR Apt. on Lake Mag-
giore. Nice Quiet Neighborhood on Cul-de-
Sac. Washer/Dryer. $650/Mo. Utilities Includ-
ed. No Dogs 727-637-4477.
GULFPORT (2/2) $950.-5306 9th Ave. S. St.
Pete (3/2) $895. 4152 12th Ave. S. Sec. 8 Ok
Newly Remodeled 727-687-8024.
Apts. from $450/Mo., 1BR's from $550/Mo.,
2BR's from $625/Mo. Vouchers & Section 8
GULFPORT, 5019 #4 29TH AVE.-S. (upstairs)
2BR/1BA, Newer Kitchen and Appliances,
Coin W/D on site. Includes Water. $695/Mo.
$350/Security. See pics on Craigs list 727-
to Stetson, Close to Art District, Utilities, TV,
Near Busline, $600/Mo. Call 448-7119, Eve-
nings. 5826 1/2 26th Ave. S.

nished Condo. Enclosed Balcony, A-1 Condi-
tion, Heated Pool, Tennis, Club House. Cable
Included. Security Entrance. $750/Mo. Plus
Deposit (727)864-2582, 502-376-7529, 502-

PASADENA-2BR Duplex Apt. $695/Mo. (66th
St./2nd Ave. S. area) New Ceramic Floors,
Freshly Painted, Private Property, Large Yard,
Central Location. Shops, Bus. 727-345-1367.
1BR/1BA APT.-$575/Mo. plus Security. In-
cludes Utilities, New Appliances. Laundry on
Premise. Small Pet Ok. 1114 17th St. N. 727-
cious 1BR, Pool, BBQ+ Laundry On-site.
$525/Mo. Convenient Location, 63rd St. & 1st
Ave. S. 727-458-7828.
2BR/1BA $750/Mo. plus Security. Garden Set-
ting. Very Clean, Ceiling Fans, CHA, Water &
Garbage Included. No Section 8. 727-424-
Fenced Yard, Carport, Screened Porch, Great
Florida Room. $950/Mo. Small Pet Okay. 727-

1bd/1ba. Incls water, trash, gas, cable, ame-
nities. 55+ popular complex. Many activities..
$535.00 month. Yearly only. Call Helene, He-
lene's Realty 727-410-7076.

1. Nice lbr condo, 48th Ave. N. & 4th St. $550/mo.
2. Spacious, clean lbr/lba apt in Northeast St. Pete
3. Westwood Villas 2br/2ba $699/mo.
4. Seminole Duplex 2br/1ba $775/mo.
We can rent your house/condo to qualified tenants


1BR FURNISHED-Renovated Cottages or
Mobile Homes. St. Pete Location. Most Rea-
sonable Rent around! Very Clean, Well Main-
tained! Good Tenants Only. Very Few Left.
Monthly 727-410-6599.
3318 73 ST. N.-Near Bike Trail & Tyrone.
3BR/1BA, CHA, Washer/Dryer Hookup, Gar-
bage Disposal,. Dishwasher, Ceiling Fans,
White Tile Floors & Burgurndy Carpeting.
$900 Security/$900/Mo. Pets? 727-347-1779.

Nottingham Bldg. #302. 2BR/2BA 1250sqft.
End Unit, Magnificent Views. Brand new car-
pet, paint& tile. $975/Mo. Available Furnished/
Unfurnished. 678-222-8403.

SEC 8 3BR/2BA-5301 10th Ave. S. Hardwood
Floors, Screened Porch, Washer/Dryer Hook-
up. Huge Living Room. $1050/Mo. WALTON
REALTY 727-458-3613.

erything! 25 Yards From Beach! Seasonal,
$950Mo. + Deposit 3 Mo. Min.(Feb-Mar. $1300/
Mo). 813-932-1427 or 813-679-3506.

2BR/1BA, Triplex, Like New. CH/A, W/D, Dis-
posal. All Tile. On Pinellas Trail. 5801 Fairfield
Ave. S. $900/Mo. 1st/last/security. No Smok-
ing Only. Call 813-421-5152 or email fair-
field5801 @gmail.com
able Eviction Service, Call Gulfport Attorney
Karen S. Keaton at 727-822-2200.

Gulfport. 3BR/1BA, No Pets. $775/Mo. plus
security 1-773-582-4226.
FURNISHED 2BR/1BA HOME-4 blocks to
Beach. Newly Renovated, Private Alley Way,
Beautiful Backyard. Available 11/1-2/14. $875/
Mo. plus $500/Deposit. 407-758-3160.
ST. PETERSBURG-1BR, Broadwater, Beauti-
fully Spacious Newly Renovated Condo, Large
Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Area, Bath Tile
Floor, C/H/A, Pool, Private Parking, Lawn
Care & Much More. Must See! $600/Mo. 727-
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GULFPORT 1BR/1BA- Nice apartment. Utili-
ties, cable included, for one non-smoker only.
No Sec. 8. $700/mo. Call 727-327-6144 or
2BR/1BA HOUSE-Tile floors, Washer/Dryer
hook-up, Near Elementary school. $800/Mo.
plus $500/Security. Available Now. Section 8
Ok. 727-463-5759 or 727-323-0909.
room. Fireplace, Huge Kitchen, Great Neigh-
borhood. $850/Mo. WALTON REALTY 727-
brary, Large Efficiency $525/Mo. Remodeled
2BR, $700/Mo. Both include W/S/G & Cable.
ture Adult. $625/Mo. plus Security. Includes
Water & Basic Cable, Carport. No Smoking/
Pets 727-776-5544.
QUAINT COTTAGE- Perfect for Single Tenant,
Tile Floors. Comes w/Extra Lot, Shady Areas.
5129 1/2 Tangerine Ave. S. $490/Mo. 727-343-
4350 7TH AVE. N.-rear Studio Apt. Furnished,
Alley Access. $550/Mo. yearly plus Electric.
Ralston's Realty Company, Diane Owner/Bro-
ker 727-367-6702.

1BR/1BA, new kitchen, nicely furnished, W1D
included. Private Patio, Walk to Beach & Res-
taurants. Close to Stetson. $700/Mo. & Utili-
ties (12 Month Lease) $1200/Mo. (Short Term
Lease Includes Utilities) Small Pet Okay. 813-
Patio, In private house, $550/Mo & Deposit,
Cable/Utilities Included. 1 Person Only. Call
Sissy, 345-4200.
ble, Water, Trash Included. No Pets/Smoking.
Walk to Shops & Beach. Mature Person $600/
Mo. + Deposit 727-384-2053.

Room in my Home. Private Bath, Cable, Kitch-
en & Laundry Privileges. Stetson Area. Call
$150/wk. Includes utilities & cable. Over 30
please. 727-459-6937.
from $400-$500 Monthly. Applications and
Criminal Background Checks Required. Con-
tact Home Share Pinellas 727-945-1528 www.
ROOMMATE WANTED- Pasadena/Gulfport.
Full House Privileges, Utilities & Wireless In-
ternet Included. 727-344-0509.
ROOM FOR RENT-Private Bath, Walk-In
Closet, Furnished, All Utilities/Cable Inlcuded.
Pool, $125/Wk. Jerry, 727-345-3217. Leave

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HOME ON HALF ACRE-Next to new Clam
Bayou Waterfront Park. 3BR/3BA with Ga-
rage and Shed. Quiet Location, $199,000. Call
SOUND REALTY INC. 727-521-4900.
2BR Mobile Home 12x60. Weather Proof Ca-
bana, Carport. Family ok. Trees. $365/Mo. 1st/
last. Available 11/1 727-320-4653.
Block to Beach. Nice 1 BR/1 BA Condo on Wa-
ter. New Paint and Carpet. Newer Appliances.
Fishing Dock. $125,000. Joel, 727-251-0350.
magnificent view, balcony, updated bath-
rooms, beautiful floors, washer/dryer, covered
parking. No realtors. $222,000. 727-244-2268.
Gulfport Central
Title Company, Inc.
Thinking of Selling or
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And Specializing In
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384-LULU (5858)
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This beautiful 2 bed, 2 bath, condo mint move in condition.
Newer AC, upgraded carpet. Kitchen completely remodeled,
along with the bathrooms including cabinets, counter tops
and ceramic tile. Short Sale.
Easy to show, $70,000 Call listing agent at 420-7263
SDarrell Biggs
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BUCKINGHAM #204, 2 bed, 2 bath, custom condo, imported tile, eat in bar, breakfast bar, built in laundry room, private
balcony $249,900
TOWN SHORES Groton #114, 2 bed, 2 bath, custom ground floor unit, a must see, Building allows patios on 1st floor
units, park at door. Asking Price $175,000
WINDSOR #108, 1 bed 1.5 bath, newly updated kitchen, pet friendly bldg. Deluxe condo located in the popular Windsor Bldg.
New Dining Room floor, sells furnished. Covered carport, Outside patio OK Priced at $149,000
NOTTINGHAM #409, 2br/2ba standard unit, immaculate, updated kitchen, flooring, CHA, move in condition, fabulous water
views from family room, newer carport, offered at Reduced $139,000
AVALON #202 2 bed/2bath deluxe unit, updated tile, carpet, paint, carport, move in condition. Just Reduced!
Now $82,000 Best Price for newly remodeled unit.
AVALON #206 1 bed/1 bath, standard unit, Dog Building, completely updated kitchen, bath, furnished, curb parking.
Reduced to $79,000
CHATHAM #204, Pet friendly building, 1 bed 1 bath deluxe, updated mirrored wall, open updated kitchen, tile,
steps to carport. Offered at $83,000
EMBASSY #409, Pet friendly building1ff .5 bath, deluxe unit, furnished, convenient park by entrance,
Reduced to $139,000
ETON #309, 1 bed 1 bath standard, furnished, updated new vinyl windows, move in ready, carport located nearby front door,
laundry room same floor. Offered at $75,000.00
JAMISON #201 Owner motivated, 2 bedtt corner unit, wood laminent & tile floors. Many windows, loads of light.
Convenient walkway parking. Close to bus line, Gulfp dl ui.. Just Reduced $99,500
JAMISON #210 Owner motivated, 2 bed/2bath standard unit, new kitchen, bath, pool views, carport, move in condition.
Priced Reduced @ $99,000
LANCASTER #415, corner, 2 bed, 2 bath. Reduced $154,000
NOTTINGHAM #115, east corner, 2br/2ba deluxe, carport, New price $139,000. New Open Updated Kitchen. Sells As Is.
Eagle Crest 6420 6th Ave. N. 3 bed/2 bath 2,000 sq ft., Beautiful maintained home with "Green" Landscaping,
close to beaches, Tyrone Square Mall and Churches Priced well at $259,900 POSSIBLE SHORT SALE
GULFPORT HOME Gulfport Art District 3br./2ba. split plan, updated master bedroom,
pool home, located on brick streets with loads of trees, steps to Gulfport Art District. Home can be
viewed in 2 weeks time. Priced at $199,000
2650 Tifton St. S. 3/1 Cape Cod, 1 .g lace room for boat/trailer.
Reduced $120,000
Gulfport 1713 59th Street South. Gulfport 2 bed 1 bath block home, updated move in r c. l.
ready. Attached carport, shed, landscaped. Steps to Holy Name Church, Stetson College Campus. Mn in l l.
Priced well at $139,900
PASADENA HOMES PASADENA BEAUTY- 554 65th Street S. Pasadena Estates,
3 bed/2bath/2car split plan, shows pride of ownership. Custom Interior, 2 fireplaces, 2 lots, 2 garages,
separate workshop, parking for boats, trailer, etc. Priced at $269,900 ,

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