778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .4B Living . . . . . . .3B Business . . . . . .5A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . .11BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2011 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,JULY 16,2011 VOLUME 58,NO.57 25 CENTS Keys SundayReal estate continues to make gains on sales front,starts to stabilize on price front.Our resident greenie weighs in on the value of melon rinds.Readers share more of their photos. C O N T E N T S 2 0 1 1 K E Y N O T E R P U B L I S H I N G C O .VOL.6,NO.37JULY 17,2011 G reen s olution sMake your ga rden happy w ith com po st. Page 7Key im agesOur readers share their ph otos. Page 12Rec yclin gKey W est consultant reviews findings. 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F OR S Y THS a n d r a M c M a n n is h a s o p e n e d t h e d o o r s t o t h e r e b o r n L u c k y S t r e e t G a lle r y n o w lo c a t e d in b ig g e r s p a c e a t G r e e n e a n d S i m o n ton s t r e e t s ,K e y W e s t Sewer deal may not be overJust when everyone thought that Islamorada and Key Largo were through, it looks like they might be getting back together. Angered over a lowball counteroffer over the cost of sharing wastewater treatment, commissioners with the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District last month ended negotiations with Islamorada councilmen and village staff. Key Largo said connecting to its treatment system would cost Islamorada $11.5 million. The five-member village council came back with an offer of $3 million. The deal appeared over until now. Four of the Islamorada councilman now say they regret the counteroffer and want to start talks again. Councilman Don Achenberg said he spoke to Key Largo wastewater commissioners this week, asking them to reconsider their decision to end talks.I voiced my concern that we as a council made a mistake in making the offer we did. [Wastewater commission chairman Robert Majeska] told me it was a closed door, but it could be open again, Achenberg told his colleagues at a July 12 budget meeting. Wastewater district commissioners Majeska and Andy Tobin want to make a deal with Key Largo because they say handling the extra flow would help Key Largos treatment plant run better, and money from Islamorada would help fund the $150-million system. But commissioners Charles Brooks and Norm Higgins have opposed a deal.Commissioner SusanIslamorada courts Key Largo district for second chanceBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comISLAMORADA KEY WESTKeynoter Photo by SEAN KINNEYMajesty of the Seas docks at Pier B on Thursday.Industry proponents say enlarging the Key West ship channel is needed to accommodate even larger vessels.Debate joined on dredgingBefore the decade-long regulatory process could begin on widening Key Wests shipping channel, proponents face changing federal law that prohibits the dredging needed to accommodate larger cruise ships. On Wednesday, the city hosted a public workshop, giving residents details of the proposal and allowing comment for interested stakeholders, including federal reps and local residents. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed a reconnaissance study last November that deemed the project economically viable, setting a price tag at about $35 million. The next step, which will require Key West City Commission approval, involves committing 50 percent to fund a $5 million feasibility study that would further analyze a host of environmental and economic impacts. Key West now schedules visits for about 350 cruise ships carrying roughly 800,000 passengers a year; that generates $2.5 million in landing fee revenues that go into the citys general fund. Billy Causey, a Key West-based regional director of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Associations National Marine Sanctuary Program, addressed the feasibility of the widening, which wouldEconomic benefits vs.environmental alarms raisedBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comTourism boon or bust?Acrowd of more than 100 Key Westers packed Old City Hall on Wednesday airing pros and cons for widening the citys ship channel to allow larger cruise ships into the harbor. Sentiments were nearly equally divided. Heres a sampling: Cara Higgins, president of the Key West Chamber of Commerce: The Key West Chamber believes channel widening is critical to the future of our community and must be made with the full understanding of the impact on our community. We urge moving forward with the feasibility study phase of this endeavor without haste. Todd Glenn, a William Street resident: I wish we were meeting to get rid of the cruise ship industry all together. How many more deals with the devil are we wiling to make? He railed against continued economic dependence on cruise ship passengers calling it fiscally irresponsible, and likening it to using a credit card to pay the mortgage. Lu Kramer, owner of an ice cream stand inside Clinton Square Market, adjacent to two cruise ship berthings: The people that make money for us are the cruise ship passengers. Our little sweet shop will make as much as $2,000 on a day aReactions mixed at workshop on dredging proposalBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com GOOD DEEDKeynoter Photo by SEAN KINNEYHunter Wampler,21,worked alongside a group of 40 Habitat for Humanity volunteers from Winter Haven who worked on homes in the Bahama Village.The church youth group from St.Johns United Methodist Church has made three trips to the Florida Keys. Gov. Rick Scott interviews JaraInterim Superintendent of Monroe County Schools Jesus Jara, looking to drop the interim from his title via gubernatorial appointment, had a half-hour interview Friday morning with Gov. Rick Scott in Miami. Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson joined Scott for the vetting session.The governors appointments office on Friday confirmed there is another applicant for the job: Ed Davidson, a dive shop operator and frequent critic of school district policies and administrators.Jara moved up to the superintendents post two weeks ago after his predecessor Joseph Burke was hired to be superintendent of Lee County schools. Burke was appointed to the seat by former Gov. Charlie Crist and that appointment runs until November, 2012.Jara told the Keynoter Friday afternoon that he interviewed with the governor in the morning, then participated in a roundtable discussion with five of his counterparts from MiamiDade, Hillsborough, Walton, Orange and Duval counties.I think it went well, Jara said. He asked me questions about what we were doing and where I would take the district. Hes really concerned about not only parental choice, but also the voice of parents in our school system.I think within the next week theyre supposed to make a decision or an announcement. I told them that my goal is to win the appointment and to be here for more than 18 months. Jara is technically filling out the term of former Superintendent Randy Acevedo who was elected in 2008, only to be turned out of the job following felony charges of official misconduct.Acevedo, found guilty by a Key West jury, was sentenced to three years probation, fines and community service.Acevedos term ends in November 2012. Last year, Keys voters countywide opted to change the way the schools chief is selected moving from an elected position to a hired post answerable to the five-member elected School Board.During Fridays roundtable discussion Jara said he made the point that small districts like Monroe have a hard time meeting state assessment and accountability requirements.We have the same state requirements for Monroe County as we do in MiamiDade. Miami-Dade has departments and staff whereas we have one person. One of the other things that [Scott] talked about is how we can have an accountability system for our finances similar to what we do for education. That conversation was started.Davidson also applies for top school postOUR SCHOOLSBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comSee Dredge,2ASee Reaction,2ASee Islamorada,3A Apply now Want to attend the USS Spruance commissioning? Apply now.Story 1B Money Saving Key West consultant says waste hauling fees could be reduced $1-2 million by recycling and composting food and yard waste. 4A
expand Cut B of the channel from 300 feet to 450 feet. Dredging and filling is prohibited in the waters of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, he said. We currently do not have a permit category that we could find that would be possible to use for permitting this activity. Causeys words triggered loud applause from many in the standing-room-only crowd that packed Old City Hall for the workshop. Sanctuary spokeswoman Karrie Carnes, in an email to the Keynoter, explained more specifically the prohibition on dredging. Dredging and destruction of coral and sea fan resources would take either a change in [Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary] regulations or a permit, Carnes wrote, and upon initial review it is unclear that there are any permit categories for which this project would qualify.Permits are typically issued for research, educational, archeological, or other projects, which increase the scientific understanding or natural resource value of the Sanctuary and its resources.Carnes said the process resulting in regulatory changes would require review under the National Environmental Policy Act, and, may take two to three years at a minimum.Among the most colorful comments heard came from William Street resident Todd Glenn. He said that more cruise ship passengers would deter the land-based, multiday tourists, who spend significantly more money, and degrade the overall experience of visiting Key West.Were losing them because of this amusement park like atmosphere, Glenn said, adding that cruise ship passengers were transforming Duval Street into redneck Disney World meets Myrtle Beach.Lots of numbers were presented, but two stood out during the long back-and-forth. Derived from multiple sources including NOAA, the county Tourist Development Council and citys strategic plan, it appears that cruise ship passengers add about $68.7 million a year in spending to Key Wests economy, while overnight lodging guests contribute roughly $912 million a year to the local economy.We dont want negative impacts from short term visitors reducing the number of longer term visitors, Mark Songer, president of environmental advocacy group Last Stand, said. Jim Fitton, the citys director of port operations, said that not pursuing the channel widening would eventually make Key West an obsolete port-of-call. Theyll bypass us and go straight to Mexico, he told the packed room. Royal Caribbean used to be our biggest client. In a couple of years, itll be down to no boats; thats where were going. In response, many residents who spoke pressed for identification of who exactly asserted that Key West, a popular and relatively safe domestic port, would be crossed off itineraries.Fitton named Michael Ronan, Royal Caribbeans vice president of government relations for the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia.From an email Ronan sent Fitton on July 13: All ships we have built and are planning to build since 2005...cannot call Key West under present channel conditions. We operate our newest, largest ships in the Florida/Gulf and East Coast itineraries. As we bring on our newer vessels they replace older, smaller ones on the preferred U.S. itineraries. We presently operate routes that would call Key West if the channel could accommodate them.With the opening of the new larger locks in the Panama Canal [scheduled for a 2014 completion] our ship designs for the forseeable [sic] future will be of a size that will not be able to call Key West if the channel is not modified. cruise ship is here and thats in cookie and ice cream sales. Dont tell me the cruise ship passengers dont spend money in this city. Naja Girard, local environmental activist: We should not ask the [U.S. Army Corps of Engineers] to begin a feasibility study until relief from marine sanctuary regulations has been attained. Were talking about doing something right now thats not legal. Key West attorney David Paul Horan: It must be well understood that the new larger ships that require the wider channel do not equate to more passengers. Key West would not be detrimentally affected by the additional passengers, but would benefit from the additional revenue. Elliot Baron, former cochairman of advocacy group Livable Old Town: The main industry isnt cruise ship tourism, it is tourism. To think that those tourists who come and really spend the lion share and keep the economy going want more cruise ships or bigger cruise ships or cruise ships at all is a very large assumption which I dont think is supported by any data and isnt true.John Wells, chief executive officer of Caribe Nautical Services: Tourism is the life blood of the Key West economy. Tourists have a right to visit our island via road, air or ship in a safe and convenient manner. Who is to say one type of tourist is better than others? Only those with narrow and self-serving outlooks on the world around them.Passengers spend moneyFrom Reaction,1A KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,July 16,2011 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.9280 SUN.9180 MON.9181 TUES.9281 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers. 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We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIESDue to a reporting error in Wednesdays Keynoter, Monroe Countys proposed property tax rate was described as costing residents 4.2267 cents per $1,000 dollars of assessed value.It would cost residents $4.2267 per $1,000, or $1,268 for the owner of a $300,000 home.GETTING IT STRAIGHTCONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSChange of Command for Pea IslandAchange of command ceremony was held onboard the Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island in Key West on Friday. Lt. John Walsh relieved Lt. Felicia Thomas. Thomas received the Coast Guard Commendation Medal and was honored for her service as Pea Islands commanding officer. During Thomass command, the cutter deployed for more than 3,000 hours underway in and around south Florida. Her crew cared for and processed more than 400 migrants and executed multiple search and rescue cases. Lt. Thomas is headed to Washington D.C. for work in congressional affairs. Lt. Walsh is reporting from Washington D.C. Cruise debate continuesFrom Dredge,1A Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYThe latest studies show cruise ship passengers contribute about $68 million annually with onshore spending versus $912 million a year spent by visitors staying overnight in land-based lodging. A A A LKALAYChaimNickAlkalay,70,a well-knownMarathoncharter captain,diedMonday,July4th, atJacksonMemorialHospital inMiamiafterabriefillness. BorninBulgaria,grewupin Israel,Nickwasatruecitizenof theworld,havinglivedin England,Australia,New Guinea,buthisfavoriteplace onearthwastheFloridaKeys, wherehelivedforthelast61/2 yearsofhislifeandcaptained theReelTime.Hewasalsoa skilledcraftsman,andfor severalyearsownedand operatedhisownbusinessin NewJerseymakingcustom cabinetryandmantels.Nick wasaveteranoftheIsraeli A rmyandservedwith distinctionduringthesix-Day War. Heissurvivedbyhisloving wife,localbusinesswoman NaamaAlkalay,hisdaughter JaneAlkalayofEastWindsor, NewJerseyandhissonSimon A lkalayofTwinRivers,New Jersey, A celebrationofNickslifeand receptionforfriendsand associateswillbeheldathis home,81798thStreet, Oceanside,from5to8oclock onSaturdayJuly16. Inlieuofflowers,donationsto ECMC(EducationCoalitionof MonroeCounty)P.O.Box 522480,Marathon,Fl33050 wouldbegreatlyappreciated. AAALKALAYChaimNickAlkalay,70,a well-knownMarathoncharter captain,diedMonday,July4th, atJacksonMemorialHospital inMiamiafterabriefillness. BorninBulgaria,grewupin Israel,Nickwasatruecitizenof theworld,havinglivedin England,Australia,New Guinea,buthisfavoriteplace onearthwastheFloridaKeys, wherehelivedforthelast61/2 yearsofhislifeandcaptained theReelTime.Hewasalsoa skilledcraftsman,andfor severalyearsownedand operatedhisownbusinessin NewJerseymakingcustom cabinetryandmantels.Nick wasaveteranoftheIsraeli Armyandservedwith distinctionduringthesix-Day War. Heissurvivedbyhisloving wife,localbusinesswoman NaamaAlkalay,hisdaughter JaneAlkalayofEastWindsor, NewJerseyandhissonSimon AlkalayofTwinRivers,New Jersey, AcelebrationofNickslifeand receptionforfriendsand associateswillbeheldathis home,81798thStreet, Oceanside,from5to8oclock onSaturdayJuly16. Inlieuofflowers,donationsto ECMC(EducationCoalitionof MonroeCounty)P.O.Box 522480,Marathon,Fl33050 wouldbegreatlyappreciated. ENGLEDorothyEngle ,81,ofKey Largogo,passedJuly7, 2011.Servicespendingfor October. A APRICETommieE.Price, 75,diedat 4:45a.m.July7,2011at BaptistHospital,Miami, Florida.HewasbornMay2, 1936inToledo,OhiotoCarlyle T.andMildredThomasPrice, whoprecededhimindeath.On February18,1987,hemarried KathleenI.Connelly,who survivesattheirhomeinKey ColonyBeach,Florida. Mr.Pricewasretiredfrom farmingandwasabusiness entrepreneurwhoatonetime ownedGraphtechand A quaformcompaniesinDetroit Mi,andSunshineKeyCamping ResortintheFloridaKeys. Overhislifetime,heprovided j obsformanypeople.He enjoyedtraveling,skiing, boatingandfishing.Hewasa manwhotrulylovedhis country. Heissurvivedbytwosons, TomAllan(Ginger)Price,and David(Donna)Price,ofFt. Jennings,OH;twodaughters, Karen(Dennis)Bockrathand Susan(Grant)Brosseau,of Naples,Fl.;formerwifeJanice KlausingPriceofNaples,Fl.; onestepson,Stephen Connelly,ofBigPineKey,Fl.; onestepdaughter,Suzanne Connelly,ofMarathon,Fl.;16 AAPRICETommieE.Price, 75,diedat 4:45a.m.July7,2011at BaptistHospital,Miami, Florida.HewasbornMay2, 1936inToledo,OhiotoCarlyle T.andMildredThomasPrice, whoprecededhimindeath.On February18,1987,hemarried KathleenI.Connelly,who survivesattheirhomeinKey ColonyBeach,Florida. Mr.Pricewasretiredfrom farmingandwasabusiness entrepreneurwhoatonetime ownedGraphtechand AquaformcompaniesinDetroit Mi,andSunshineKeyCamping ResortintheFloridaKeys. Overhislifetime,heprovided jobsformanypeople.He enjoyedtraveling,skiing, boatingandfishing.Hewasa manwhotrulylovedhis country. Heissurvivedbytwosons, TomAllan(Ginger)Price,and David(Donna)Price,ofFt. Jennings,OH;twodaughters, Karen(Dennis)Bockrathand Susan(Grant)Brosseau,of Naples,Fl.;formerwifeJanice KlausingPriceofNaples,Fl.; onestepson,Stephen Connelly,ofBigPineKey,Fl.; onestepdaughter,Suzanne Connelly,ofMarathon,Fl.;16 grandchildrenand43 great-grandchildren;asister, Lorene(Robert)Wehrly,of Tavares,Fl.;twosisters-in-law, NancyE.Price,ofRimer,and SuePriceMcMullen,of FarmingtonHills,Mi.Hewas precededindeathbytwo brothers,RonaldW.and DuaneE.Price,anda step-son,GordonConnelly. Therewillbeamemorial serviceatOttawaRiverChurch ofGod,RimeronSaturday, July16,2011at11:00A.M. followedbyburialinthechurch cemetery.Friendsmaycall aftertheservicesatthehome ofDavidandDonnaPrice. Flowersmaybesenttothe DavidPriceresidence.Inlieuof flowers,contributionsmaybe madetotheOttawaRiver ChurchofGodortheRed Cross. Dean-LopezFuneralHome entrustedwitharrangements. A ARiehl1935-2011Inlovingmemory ofCharlesRichard(Dick)Riehl. DickpassedawayonJuly1, 2011.Hewasverylovedand willalwaysberemembered. DickwasborninNorthBurgan, NewJersey.Hemovedhis familytotheKeysin1972.He wasaveryaccomplished Carpenterandbuiltevery housethatthefamilyeverlived includingthehousewelivein today.Therewillbea celebrationofhislifeand spreadingofhisashesin AARiehl1935-2011Inlovingmemory ofCharlesRichard(Dick)Riehl. DickpassedawayonJuly1, 2011.Hewasverylovedand willalwaysberemembered. DickwasborninNorthBurgan, NewJersey.Hemovedhis familytotheKeysin1972.He wasaveryaccomplished Carpenterandbuiltevery housethatthefamilyeverlived includingthehousewelivein today.Therewillbea celebrationofhislifeand spreadingofhisashesin Octoberwhenallhisfamilycan gettogether.Heleavesbehind hiswife,Bonnieof55yearsand hisfourchildrenBilly,Karin, VirginiaandRicky.Wewillall misshim. A AROBERTSInlovingmemoryof Michael JamesRoberts whoselifewas takenfromusattheageof30in LosAngeles,CA.Hewillbe missedbymany. Heisprecededindeathbyhis fatherJamesL.Roberts.Heis survivedbyhislovingmother, CrystalRoberts,hisbrothers TimothyWilcox,GaryGray, andhissistersMicheleGray andJackqulineAusten.Heis alsosurvivedbyhis grandparentsGeorge&Gale RobertsandJennieMyers, aunts&unclesSteve&Laura Roberts,DannyRoberts, ConnieandBarryMeyer,Mike &CathyRoberts,Butch& DonnaRoberts,MikeBassett, BillyBassett,DarleneCook, ValeriePetal,AmberBrooks,& NancyMilhomme.Healso leavestocherishastepfather, TimWilcox,nephewsLeo, Brandon,andAustinandahost ofcousins&friends. A celebrationofMichaelslife washeldatChurchByTheSea onSaturday,July9th. Donationscanbesentto:Good HealthClinic,91555Overseas Hwy.,Tavernier,Fl33070. AAROBERTSInlovingmemoryof Michael JamesRoberts whoselifewas takenfromusattheageof30in LosAngeles,CA.Hewillbe missedbymany. Heisprecededindeathbyhis fatherJamesL.Roberts.Heis survivedbyhislovingmother, CrystalRoberts,hisbrothers TimothyWilcox,GaryGray, andhissistersMicheleGray andJackqulineAusten.Heis alsosurvivedbyhis grandparentsGeorge&Gale RobertsandJennieMyers, aunts&unclesSteve&Laura Roberts,DannyRoberts, ConnieandBarryMeyer,Mike &CathyRoberts,Butch& DonnaRoberts,MikeBassett, BillyBassett,DarleneCook, ValeriePetal,AmberBrooks,& NancyMilhomme.Healso leavestocherishastepfather, TimWilcox,nephewsLeo, Brandon,andAustinandahost ofcousins&friends. AcelebrationofMichaelslife washeldatChurchByTheSea onSaturday,July9th. Donationscanbesentto:Good HealthClinic,91555Overseas Hwy.,Tavernier,Fl33070. Drug program could moveAlong-running Middle Keys drug rehabilitation program is in danger of closing its doors for good this September. But Guidance Care Center Director A.B. Maloy says shes in talks with The Village South, a sister agency in Miami, to save the long-running Keys to Recovery program. Both are part of the Florida division of WestCare, Inc. We cant afford to sustain the residential community here. The Village has the capacity and the overhead to do what we were doing on the funds provided, Maloy said. The Care Center has operated the six-month program for Monroe County drug offenders for the past 18 years in Marathon. State and local funding cuts left the center unable to cover the programs projected $150,000 deficit for this year, Maloy said. Maloy said shes trying to save the program by moving it, not do away with it as has been rumored. What were trying to do as an agency is maintain and redesign Keys to Recovery. We dont want to lose the program. The beds The Village South will be overseeing we hope will still be exclusively for Monroe County residents. Keys to Recovery will still exist and change location. Everything else will remain much the same, she said. Keys to Recovery is for male felons with substance abuse problems. Those who qualify spend the final six months of their jail sentence at the center receiving inpatient treatment. After three months theyre encouraged to get a job and save for a place to live after being released. Primarily its designed to assist people who have such intense substance abuse problems that they keep having run-ins with the law, Maloy said.Keys to Recovery has been subsidized over the years using funding from the state Department of Corrections, Monroe County and the South Florida Behavioral Health Network, as well as client fees. But there have been substantial cuts to the nonprofit in recent years, including roughly $60,000 this year by the countys Human Services Advisory Board. Maloy said she will appear before the County Commission at Thursdays budget meeting in an attempt to reinstate that funding. The situation we found ourselves in is various funding sources-not the countywere being cut and we didnt have a way to address it any further, she said. The only other alternative was to shut it completely and we didnt find that acceptable. Eight full-time employees administer the Keys to Recovery program. Maloy said all would be offered different positions at the center. Funding cuts threaten Keys To RecoveryBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY Subscriptions 743-5551
For the second time since they began in June 2008, at least one Marathon City Council member is questioning the value of advertised workshops held just hours before twice-monthly public meetings. Vice Mayor Dick Ramsay on Tuesday said hed like the meetings held at 10 a.m. on the morning of council meetings abolished because theyre expensive and it takes a lot of staff time. Im asking the council to review that briefing session and see if we want to continue it or not. With budgets being tight and nobody showing up I think its a waste of time, he said. As he did in June 2009, Councilman Pete Worthington criticized the openness of the meetings. He said hed rather attendance at staff meetings be optional for council members.I dont think some of the pre-decisions being made were that beneficial. Before that wed get briefed by the city manager and if we had questions we call the city attorney, Worthington said. Mayor Ginger Snead noted that if as many as three council members show up, a meeting must be publicly noticed. She said the meetings are useful to her because staff answers questions prior to her making votes later that evening. Councilman Richard Keating said he has no prob-lem with the meeting and left it up to City Manager Roger Hernstadt whether it continues. I dont have a problem with the meeting. I got a lot of complaints from people that said they didnt have access to it and thats why I didnt go to a lot of the meetings, he said. Councilman Mike Cinque agreed the decision whether to halt the briefings should lie with Hernstadt. Roger intends on continuing [the] meeting. I think the only expense is to advertise it, Cinque said. Council members differed on the expense of the meeting, with Worthington saying hes under the impression it costs an average of $2,000 per meeting not counting the ads.Hernstadt told the Keynoter theres basically no cost for the meeting because he would hold a briefing with or without the council. The meeting time is noticed in an ad the city runs listing several other meetings, he said. Were going to walk through it if theyre there or not there, Hernstadt said, referring to City Council members. The council eventually approved a motion to continue advertising the meeting as long as Hernstadt decides to hold it. Council members will show up at their leisure. In June 2009, it was thenVice Mayor Don Vasil and Worthington who said the meetings are inconvenient and lead to decision making without public input. Cinque mayor in 2009 motioned to make attendance at the meetings mandatory, which he remembered did not go over well. ThenCity Attorney Jimmy Morales told the mayor it was illegal to do so. I got hissed and booed at, Cinque said Tuesday, recalling the reaction at the time. The city of Marathons willingness to stake a $750,000 state grant will likely determine whether Crane Point Hammocks zip-line course dream comes to fruition. Crane Point Operations Manager John Henderson gave a detailed presentation to the City Council Tuesday that covered course design, projected attendance, jobs created and most importantly, financing. Zip lines are basically cables strung from platform to platform. Riders attached to them move to each platform through a pulley system. Courses are popular in the Caribbean, Hawaii and other tourist destinations around the globe.According to the presentation, Crane Point estimates the project to cost roughly $1.1 million between hard and soft costs. That includes $260,000 from the nonprofit itself-mostly for startup costsand another $85,000 from the Monroe County Tourist Development Council. Thats where the city of Marathon comes in. Henderson requested the city essentially partner with Crane Point in applying for a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant through the state Department of Community Affairs. Its basically job creation money. For every new job you create and guarantee will be in existence for more than a year, theyll give you a grant of $35,000. Its a oneyear, one-shot deal, City Manager Roger Hernstadt told the Keynoter. The grant would be based around Crane Points projection that the zip-line course will require the equivalent of 23 full-time workers to run in the first year. That includes 14 guides and other staff. Several residents spoke in favor of the course, as did council members. But several raised concerns over financing the project. We are here asking the taxpayers to support a private corporation. Are we opening Pandoras box for every corporation to come forward and float some sort of a guarantee on a state grant that may or may not be repaid, Vice Mayor Dick Ramsay said. Crane Point offered its property, owned without mortgage by the Florida Keys Land and Sea Trust, as collateral for the grant. But Councilman Mike Cinque said that wouldnt work because the city would never put [Crane Point] out.I like the concept. The money has me a bit concerned. This might end up costing us a few dollars, he said. Despite concerns, the council unanimously approved Crane Points request for a series of public hearings beginning at the Aug. 9 City Council meeting. The course will consist of six zip lines starting at the Cracker House and incorporating the historic Adderley and Crane houses as well. It will soar over butterfly meadows, mangroves and the Gulf of Mexico at various points. Crane Point Executive Director Audrey Moir has said no lines would be fixed to trees and that platforms would include educational information about plant and animal species on the 64-acre property. Azip-line course has been in the works for several years at Crane Point as the nonprofit seeks a sustainable revenue stream for expanding education programs, general maintenance and possibly building dorms to house student groups. Henderson told the council the hope is for the course to be operational sometime during the first quarter of 2012. Saturday,July 16,2011 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com Excellent staff members who act professionally and make me feel comfortable and at ease. They have a calming effect during stressful testing. I always have a good experience while at Mariners. Thats why I drive the distance, even though I have hospitals closer to me. 91500 Overseas HighwayTavernierCommitted to our faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence BaptistHealth.netMy comfort. 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Hammaker said in an interview that she believes Key Largo and Islamorada will eventually come to an agreement, but she doesnt want any more of what she calls monkey business from the village council. Eventually, I think this will happen. Id be happy to bring it up, but under very specific and specified conditions, Hammaker said. She said one of these conditions is that Islamorada would be a customer of the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District, and not a member. The village council approved the letter at its meeting Thursday night. It outlines the Villages intent to pay the $11.5 million to Key Largo, unless the five companies that are in the process of designing standalone wastewater systems for the four islands determine that treating wastewater in the Village makes more financial sense. The companiesplans are due by Aug. 31. As part of the opt-out clause, the village council also wants to tell wastewater commissioners that if the engineering companies determine Key Largo is more expensive, then the $11.5 million should be negotiable. Mayor Michael Reckwerdt said he still has issues with the amount, especially if Islamorada isnt really willing to pay it. I still think $11.5 million is too high. Its disingenuous to say here is 11.5 but we dont want to pay 11.5, he said Tuesday. Most of the companies bidding for the Islamorada project so far have publicly told village council members that the Key Largo option is too expensive and fraught with risk. With the exception of the north Plantation Key treatment plant, Islamorada has not planned to build a wastewater treatment system, which the state Cabinet has decided must be completed by December 2015. Key Largo is in the final stages of having all homes and businesses, except the private Ocean Reef community on North Key Largo, connected to its system.Budget issuesThe issue with Key Largo came up during the second of several planned workshop meetings the village council will hold to discuss the 20112012 budget. Council members on June 22 agreed to a proposed property tax rate of $2.52 per $1,000 of taxable property value. That rate would generate the same amount of property tax revenue next fiscal year as the current years rate of $2.28 per $1,000. The villages proposed operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, is about $9.35 million. Plans due Aug. 1From Islamorada,1A ACHENBERGTo meet ornot thats the questionStaff time, costs raised as concernsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONZip-line project moves to next stageCity council greenlights public hearingsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON KEYSNET.COM CLASSIFIED ADS 743-5551
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On March 25,1822,U.S.Navy Commodore David Porter (on the right on this postage stamp) planted the first U.S.flag on Key West soil.His mission in Key West was twofold:Establish a naval base and eradicate pirates.Porter took his duties seriously.His West Indian Squadron was fast,lethal and efficient.Like a mosquito in a room,you knew it is somewhere but never knew when or where it would sting,hence the fleet was nicknamed the Mosquito Fleet.He chased the last pirates to a port in Puerto Rico,at the time controlled by Spain.At one point,Porter demanded the Spanish turn over the pirates.When they refused,he got into a battle with them,and was court martialed.He later joined the Mexican navy and ultimately was exonerated.Historic Marker No.39,at the end of South Street,is brought to you by www.KeyWestHistoricMarkerTour.com.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALHow far will GOP go to win spotlight?LETTERS TO THE EDITORFunding for Cultural Center earns a big thank-youOn behalf of the Key Largo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the 382 members of the organization, I would like to thank the Key Largo and Islamorada District Advisory Committees (DACs) to the Tourist Development Council for their contributions totaling $150,000 to make improvements to the Murray Nelson Government and Cultural Center. The DACs grants come from the bricks and mortar funds set aside from the bed tax collected in each area. Key Largo and Islamorada have partnered before for our mutual benefit. Nearly 10 years ago, both communities contributed to help pay for the sinking of the Spiegel Grove. The Upper Keys Artificial Reef Foundation is still paying off that debt; a little more than $32,000 remains on the note. Our combined DACs efforts will help make the Nelson government center live up to the cultural part of its name. It shows that we all can work together, even when it means crossing governmental boundaries. Once again, our heartfelt thanks to Key Largo and Islamorada District Advisory Committees for their support. We hope to see everyone at the great upcoming performances planned by the Friends of the Key Largo Cultural Center. Jackie Harder President Key Largo Chamber of Commerce Key LargoLionfish problem getting worseI recently went diving in our beautiful waters and those to the north in Biscayne Bay. What started off as a peaceful experience resulted in an alarming confirmation that the lionfish problem is real. I think we all make the mistake of reading an article or seeing a quick TV clip and becoming concerned only to forget about it an hour later. I too have fallen into this habit. But after Sunday, I am gravely concerned and am starting to realize the extent of this situation. I saw reefs covered with these critters and soon found myself using a makeshift Hawaiian sling to get as many as I could. The days goal soon became to capture and kill as many lionfish as possible. Make no mistake about it the problem is here and the problem is real. If you are any sort of snorkeler, diver, environmentalist, or simply enjoy watching underwater videos, then I suggest you get serious about this and start doing your part. There are several organizations in South Florida that can offer help and guidance. If you want the help, then heres some advice: Get off the couch, get on a boat, go to a reef, and save Mother Nature. Dino Basil Tavernier Put damper on home fireworksIm all for fireworks celebrations, but at the right place and right time. The street in front of your house or your back yard is not the right place considering how closely we live to each other. After 10 p.m. or 11 p.m., (with the exception of New Years Eve) is not the right time, not to mention the fire hazard or possibility of physical injury. For those with small children or pets, these events are nightmares. Parents and pet owners spend the evening trying to console frightened children and animals to no avail because just when you think it has stopped . . It is illegal to use fireworks that leave the ground in Monroe County. I dont understand why the local newspapers devote pages to educate people about mini-season, yet nothing on the regulations concerning fireworks? Why do our local grocery stores sell them? I was told they have a form purchasers must sign stating they will not use them within Monroe County. So, what are the repercussions when they do? Cant this signed form be used against violators? I realize deputies have many more important things to deal with than fireworks calls, but brushing them off does a disservice to our community. As long as they keep getting away with it, they will both the violators and the officers. I just hope no one gets hurt because of it. There are sanctioned fireworks events throughout the Keys there were three in the Upper Keys alone. That is the appropriate place and time for fireworks. The people who coordinate these events put a tremendous amount of time, effort and money into them. Beyond that, they hire licensed, professional companies who have permits for their displays. I guess if your purpose is to annoy and alienate your neighbors by setting off ground-leaving fireworks that land on their roofs, vehicles or landscaping, and scare their children and animals half-to-death, then mission accomplished. Lisa Jacoby Key LargoState party could lose delegates in showdown over primary datesThe box score on Floridas presidential primary may have to add more zeros. Thats because instead of scoring runs, the states GOPleaders seem intent on bunts. Adam C. Smith, a longtime political reporter for the St. Petersburg Times, reported last week that state leaders are eying the possibility of 2012 presidential primary elections on Thursday, March 1, or even Saturday, March 3. What, you might ask, are they thinking? Well, it seems the poobahs in charge are unhappy that Florida gets relegated behind the four early bird GOPbeauty contests held in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina. Those four states get special treatment from the national Republican Party, which blocks any other states from holding primaries before the March 6 socalled Super Tuesday votes. As it stands, Florida is currently in violation of the national party rules since the Republican-controlled Legislature set the 2012 presidential primary vote for Jan. 31 in a bid to beat the four early-bird states that have dominated the national political scene for decades. Smith reported that super early date wont likely survive pressure from the national party. But, its unclear what alternate date will wind up gaining support among state GOPpower brokers. Florida Democrats have no voice in the debate, and not much at stake, other than the threat of losing delegates if their GOPcolleagues press forward with the early March dates. You may remember the 2008 presidential primary cycle where the national Democratic Party stripped Florida of its delegates when the primary was held in early February, violating Democratic Party rules. This time around, the Democrats dont really have a dog in the fight, since incumbent Barack Obama will be the partys presidential nominee. On the Republican side of the aisle, the stakes are extremely high, with already more than a half-dozen contenders running for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat Bill Nelson. Smith reported that Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos supports any of the March 1-3 dates despite threats the state GOPcould lose delegates to the national convention. That would be ironic, given that Florida is hosting the 2012 GOPnational convention in Tampa. Imagine the host state stripped of delegates by the national party. Republican Adam Putnam, Floridas Agriculture Commissioner, told Smith that Floridas diversity of population and size make it better litmus test for presidential candidates: Alarge diverse state like Florida early in the process is a more meaningful test of the candidatesstrength than any of the other early states. Stay tuned. This could prove to be a critical hurdle for the states Republicans on so many fronts including blowback if they decide that moving primary votes to a Thursday or a Saturday is a smart move after all. Boosting recycling could save $1-2 millionAconsultant hired by the City of Key West reports that as much as 71 percent of the waste produced on the island could be recycled or composted, saving taxpayers millions a year in hauling charges.Yard waste and trash should not be mixed together, Mitch Kessler told city officials and members of the public at a Tuesday evening workshop.Kessler and Robin Mitchell of Tampa-based Kessler Consulting, outlined findings from the firms study so far. The consulting firm is engaged in a 14-month, $379,000 study authorized by the city commission.Composting food scraps and yard waste holds the most potential for savings, he said, along with processing glass for reuse in concrete mix like aggregates.Kessler told the audience at Old City Hall that on his most recent trip to Key West, he noticed several houses fronted by multiple, 90-gallon trash cans filled with palm fronds and other yard waste mixed with household trash.By keeping yard waste separate from household trash, Key West could make a major dent in its historically low recycling rate, which oscillates between 7 percent and 8 percent. Based on a waste composition study released by Kessler in May, yard waste, food scraps and other nonrecyclable (but compostable) paper makes up 40.5 percent of all garbage hauled out of the Southernmost City. He said the national trend in collection is a weekly 1-11 pickup cycle one for compost, one for recycling and one for trash. Key West has two weekly trash pickups plus another for recycling three per week. Kessler said there wouldnt necessarily be an increase in billing, but the viability of that 1-1-1 approach in Key West needs more study. Thats the direction its going in, he said, But can that work on the Keys? He said a high transient population creating large quantities of garbage and fear of smells in tight living quarters as potential issues.About 4 million people in Florida are served by 1-1-1 pickup, he added. I can assure you that 25 percent of the state doesnt smell like garbage.Further results of the waste composition study indicate that discarded newspaper, office paper, cardboard and other recyclable paper make up 17.1 percent of the waste stream; another 13.6 percent is recyclable containers like aluminum cans and bottles. In total, Kessler figured that 71.2 percent of trash being produced in Key West could be recycled or composted rather than torched in a mainland waste-to-energy plant, as is now the case.Also included in the waste composition study was the measure of recyclable glass containers beer and wine bottles, jars, etc. that make up to 8.1 percent of the waste stream.Kessler said that although thats not a huge amount percentage-wise, because glass is bulky and heavy, it drives up the $66 per ton hauling fee levied by the citys hauler, Waste Management.If we could figure out a way to keep it here on the island, Kessler said, were going to look at that. We think there are some opportunities, he said, adding that he had heard rumors that some of the bars generate glass.Pressed by an audience member as to what exactly could be done locally with discarded glass, Kessler said that it can be ground up and used as aggregate while mixing cement or a process that results in a smooth material that can be used for landscaping.Kessler also noted that, in terms of immediate steps to improve recycling rates, multi-family dwellings, which are among the worst recyclers, should be targeted for education, and the hosts of Key Wests year-round rotation of street festivals, fairs, block parties, hootenannies, throwdowns and gettogethers should practice recycling at their events.Jay Gewin, the citys utility manager, summed things up: We need to change our trajectory. Weve had a consistent level of service for quite some time, but our recycling rate has remained flat.The city has two longstanding contracts with Waste Management: one is for hauling to the mainland from the Rockland Key transfer station and the other for curbside trash and recycling pickup. The total cost runs between $5 million and $6 million annually. A30 percent recycling rate would save $1 million each year and a 60 percent rate would save $2 million.Consultants see potential cost savingsBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST A 30 percent recycling rate would save $1 million each year.-Mitch Kessler,Kessler Consulting
First State Bank promotes GolembeskiFirst State Bank of the Florida Keys has promoted Karen Golembeski to special assets manager and loan administration officer. Golembeski joined the bank as senior credit analyst in July 2010 and was transferred to senior special asset analyst later that year. She brings 14 years of banking experience to the job. She is a Florida-certified real estate appraiser and a licensed mortgage and real estate broker. Golembeski has an associates degree from the State University of New York at Farmingdale. She lives in Key West.Mariners unit earns accoladesThe mammography unit of Mariners Hospitals Imaging Services Department recently passed its annual FDA/MQSA inspection. The Mammography Quality Standards Act was enacted to ensure that all women have access to quality mammography for the detection of breast cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages. During the yearly visit, the inspector looks for anything that might compromise the quality of mammography services provided by Mariners. This includes radiation doses, mammography image quality and quality control procedures. The hospital says mammographers Joan Baker and Elna Pacheco received a perfect score with no recommendations for change or improvement. In addition to the FDA certification, the mammography unit is accredited by the American College of Radiology. ACR accredits facilities that achieve high practice standards based on staff qualifications and adequacy of tests and is conducted by physicians and medical physicists. TripAdvisor users like Southernmost hotelsSouthernmost on the Beach, La Mer Hotel and Dewey House, members of the Southernmost Hotel Collection, have received TripAdvisors 2011 Certificate of Excellence. TripAdvisor awards the certificate to properties that consistently receive excellent ratings from users. Southernmost on the Beach was also named one of the top 10 hotels for romance in 2010.Mariners recognized for clinical excellenceMariners Hospital has received a 2011 Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence from VHA, a national health-care network. The award is given to recognize organizations thatachieve top performance on Saturday,July 16,2011 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com CITY OF MARATHON,FLORIDA9805 Overseas Highway,Marathon,Florida 33050 Phone:(305) 743-0033 NOTICE OFHEARING TO IMPOSE AND PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION OF SPECIALASSESSMENTS FOR SERVICE AREAS 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, AND LITTLE VENICENotice is hereby given that the City of Marathon, Florida, will conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the exist ing wastewater assessments against certain parcels of property located in the city and approve the special assessment roll for serv ice areas 1, 2, 3, 5, and 7. The hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, on August 9, 2011, at the Marathon Government Center, EOC Room, 2798 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida for the purpose of receiving public comment on the assessments and their collection on the tax bill. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if yo u are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the City at (305)289-5020, at least seven days prior to the public hearing. All affected property owners have a right to appear at the hearing and to file written objections with the City within 20 days of this notice. If a person wishes to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at the hearin g, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, including the testimon y and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made. The Assessments were originally imposed in 2008 and 2009 for Service Area 1,3,4,5, 6, & 7 to fund construction of wastewater collection and treatment facilities. The assessment for each parcel of property is based, in part, on the number of equivalent dwelling units attributable to such parcel, and, in part, on the number of connections attributable to such parcel. Unless pre paid, the annual assessment will include your share of the principal, interest and collection cost. The maximum annual assessment is estimated to be $415 per EDU and $93 per Connection. Amore specific description is set forth in the Initial Assessment Resolut ion adopted by the City Council on June 9, 2009. Copies of the Initial Assessment Resolution, the plans and specifications for the wastewater collection and treatment facilities, and the preliminary Assessment Roll are available for inspection at the offices of the City Manager, located at 9805 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida. The Assessments for Little Venice were originally imposed by the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (the "Authority") in 2002 and 2003 to fund the construction of the wastewater collection and treatment improvements within the Little Venice Wastewater Distr ict, which was divided into sub-assessment areas based upon the year the initial assessments were imposed. Pursuant to the terms of the Little Venice Transfer Agreement entered into by and between the Authority and the City, the City assumed the ownership and operation of the Little Venice wastewater collection and treatment system on or about October 1, 2008, and the City took over t he annual collection of the outstanding Assessments. The assessment for each parcel of property will be determined in accordance with the calculation procedures adopted by the Authority, which were based on the number of equivalent dwelling units (EDUs) attributable to each parcel. Unless prepaid, the annual assessment include your share of the principal, interest and collectio n cost. The maximum annual assessment is estimated to be $308.82 per EDU for those properties in the 2002 sub-assessment area, and $308.82 per EDU for those properties in the 2003 sub-assessment area. Amore specific description is set forth in Resolution No 02-09 adopted by the Authority on February 21, 2002 and Resolution No. 03-14 adopted by the Authority on June 26, 2003, which were ratified and confirmed by the City with the adoption of Resolution No. 2008-119 on August 12, 2008. Copies of these resolutions, the Little Venice Transfer Agreement, and the updated Assessment Roll are available for inspection at the offices of the City Manager, located at 9805 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida. The assessments will be collected on the ad valorem tax bill, as authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes. Failure to pay the assessments will cause a tax certificate to be issued against the property which may result in a loss of title. The City C ouncil intends to collect the assessments in not to exceed twenty (20) annual assessments, the first of which was included on the ad v alorem tax bill mailed in November 2008 for Service Area 4 & 6, 2009 for Service Area 1,3,5, & 7, 2002 for Little Venice Service Area. Future annual assessments may be prepaid at the option of the property owner. If you have any questions, please contact Community Services at (305)289-4104 or (305)289-4115. CITYOF MARATHON, FLORIDAPublished Keynoter 7/16/11 Wednesday, July 20th 4 PM to 7PM Great Food, Drinks and Music!We are very pleased to announce the opening of ournew Middle Keys full service Real Estate Sales and Vacation Rental offices located at 10055 Overseas Highway 100th Street CenterBuilding Marathon, FL33050 Mile Marker52.5(305) 735-4095 (800) 658-3656 www.MarathonVacation.comHosted by:Jo Ann Cook, Broker Debbie Roseberry Odom, Broker Associate Brenda Symonds, Realtor Joe Townsend, Broker Associate Paulette Thompson, Realtor/Rental Manager and the MarathonVacation.com Marketing DepartmentMusic by local artist John Bartus THE PORTER-ALLEN COMPANYSince 1891INSURANCE Now is the Time to Check Your Wind and Flood Insurance Coverage Elizabeth M. Freeman David W. Freeman, C.P.C.U.294-2542In Florida Call Toll-free 1 (800) 292-2542513 Southard Street, Key West BusinessMARK YOUR CALENDARMarathon chamber lunches on TuesdayThe Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce luncheon is set for noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lenchos, 1622 Overseas Highway. The chambers chief executive officer, Daniel Samess, will talk about the chambers grant program for business beautification. Cost of the lunch is $16. RSVPwith Jeanine at 7435417 or jeanine@floridakeys marathon.com.Seminar addresses government workGovernment Contracting 101 is the topic of a seminar from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at Florida Keys Community College, Building C, Room 236, at the Stock Island campus. The Small Business Development Center seminar will address the role of small business in government contracting, the liabilities and assets of being a government supplier, finding bid opportunities and deciphering the alphabet soup of government contracting. Register online by calling 809-3156 or visiting http://clients.florida sbdc.org/workshop.aspx? ekey=865310046 o.Key Largo chamber heads to PonTunes Members in Motion, the Key Largo Chamber of Commerces after-hours gathering, is set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 28 at PonTunes, mile marker 107. Donation is $10 for chamber members and guests, $15 for nonmembers. Key West chamber sets trade showThe Key West Chamber of Commerces annual trade show, co-sponsored by AT&TAdvertising Solutions, is set for 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Casa Marina Resort. While the trade show is free and open to the public, a members-only networking event will follow from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Businesses interested in reserving a booth at the trade show should call the chamber at 294-2587. Send calendar items to Karen Quist at kquist@ keynoter.com at least 10 days before publication.NEWSMAKERS GOLEMBESKI BAKER PACHECO Courtesy SouthernmostThe LeMer Hotel received kudos from TripAdvisor users. the clinical core measures established and tracked by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and in the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Health Providers and Services survey that measures patient satisfaction. The survey information can be found at www. hospitalcompare.hhs.gov Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/Photos
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Please dump water around your home every 5 days to break their life cycle and rid your home of mosquitoes. Tip of the WeekFor more tips and current information go to:www.keysmosquito.org or call 305-292-7190 Residents frustrated over road blockadeMarathon residents of 97th Street will have limited access to their homes the next three weeks or so thanks to trenching issues related to the citys ongoing stormwater construction project. Ed Castle, a project manager for city sewer system designer Weiler Engineering, told the council closure will be only during daylight hours.I anticipate within three weeks wed be done, he said. Residents of the oceanside street spoke before the City Council Tuesday complaining about the project and saying the roads been completely closed off for days at a time in recent months. Patty Ivey, a longtime Florida Department of Transportation project administrator, lives on 97th Street. She said residents have been denied vehicular access to their homes, had to walk through construction zones with heavy equipment operating and were without mail delivery or garbage pickup at times. I wholeheartedly support the...stormwater project, just not the way its being accomplished, she said. Another resident, Donna Almaguer, said shes walked up and down the street numerous times in dress clothes and high heels she wears to work. Weve lived in a dust bowl since February, she said. The council listened to residentsconcerns, but unanimously approved a motion to do the work. Councilman Mike Cinque said the city has little choice in completing the stormwater project. The best thing to do is get on it and get it done. Its been an aggravation, he said. City Manager Roger Hernstadt said the problem on 97th Street is with existing utility lines or pipes already in place under the road. Hernstadt said work would go on from Monday through Thursday each week until completed. Hes working with the contractor to provide transportation to homes while the road is closed-in the past the contractor has declined citing liability concerns. Were exploring options . that dont create liability and other ancillary issues, he said. Stormwater work closes 97th Street for next 3 weeksBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Dive fee compromise reachedWith Floridas two-day lobster mini-season less than two weeks away, the state and a dive industry trade group have agreed to stand down over a potentially costly charterboat license law. Bob Harris, attorney for the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA), said he would drop his lawsuit against the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission after the agency said it would not cite dive charter operators who dont carry a vessel license during sport diving season July 27-28. At issue was a section of Florida law that says no one may operate a boat that charges customers a fee for the purpose of taking a saltwater fish for non-commercial purposes unless the operator has purchased a license for each vessel, which can run from $200 to $2,000 per year. The law mostly has been applied to fishing charterboats, not dive vessels.Some South Florida dive operators said they were told by FWC officers recently that they would have to buy a vessel license in time for miniseason, and a June memo from FWC director of law enforcement Col. Jim Brown to his officers confirmed the requirement. Harris filed suit Monday in Leon County Circuit Court to try to block enforcement of the law.Judge James Shelfer declined to hold a hearing on DEMAs request for an injunction. In the meantime, the FWC said it would back off and Harris said he would drop the case.Thats fabulous. Im glad. I saved $800, said captain Mike Beach, co-owner of RJ Diving Ventures in Miami Beach. Brenda Mace, who operates Conch Republic Divers in Tavernier with husband Gary, already had paid more than $1,200 to license the companys two dive boats. We have commercial licenses for both our vessels and are in compliance, said Michael Pullis, manager of Tildens Dive Center in Marathon. At Horizon Divers in Key Largo, owner Dan Dawson bought a boat license earlier this year for the smaller of his shops two vessels. We always checked for [individual fishing] licenses, Dawson said. We got a memo earlier this year that we would need a boat license to take people spearfishing, so we did. Now were hearing we may not need it. Its more confusing than anything else. Keynoter reporter Kevin Wadlow contributed to this report.State agency backs off for mini-seasonMINI-SEASONBy SUSAN COCKINGScocking@miamiherald.comSearch called costly, arrests followAman mysteriously missing from a July 4 boating trip into the backcountry resulted in this weeks arrest of a Key West man on three misdemeanor counts. Areport of a missing passenger from a private boat triggered a costly sea-and-air search of the Jewfish Basin area, north of Big Coppitt Key, by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Coast Guard units on the holiday, according to FWC reports.Patrol boats responded to the gulfside area after someone aboard the vessel, operated by William Z. Freeman, 21, reported that one of their party might have fallen overboard. FWC Officers Jimmy Johnson and Seth Wingard said after they reached Freemans boat, they determined that no one aboard was sober enough to operate the vessel. Freeman reportedly acknowledged that since he had been drinking, it was unsafe for him to run the boat. The officers instructed Freeman to keep his boat anchored while they searched for the supposedly missing man. Boats and a helicopter swept the area west of Snipe Point, a popular anchoring spot, for more than an hour until officers learned the missing passenger had arrived home. How he made the return trip remains uncertain, FWC Lt. David DiPre said earlier this week. It appears highly possible that the passenger was inadvertently left behind at Snipe Point, DiPre said. It probably cost more than $40,000 to conduct this search, DiPre said. There were several patrol boats involved and putting a helicopter in the area is not cheap.When FWC officers returned to question Freeman, they found his vessel had left the area.Awarrant was obtained for Freemans arrest on counts of boating under the influence, interfering with an FWC officer by disobeying an order to remain, and reckless operation of a vessel. After Freeman was booked into county jail on July 9, he was released on an $8,000 bond.Alcohol-related incident snares Key West manBIG COPPITPopular fireworks still technically illegalThe fireworks that people buy for private use have become more sophisticated in the past several years, but the law limiting them hasnt changed. While it seems the skies over more neighborhoods in South Florida are lit by impressive displays, almost like professional fireworks shows, for the most part the people setting them off are breaking the law, officials say. Florida law prohibits people without specific permits from detonating just about all aerial fireworks and most explosive ground fireworks. Anything that fliesMonroe County Sheriffs Office Chief Lou Caputo said basically anything that flies or pops is illegal for most people to detonate without a permit from the Fire Marshal. Not restricted under the law are sparklers, paper caps for toy guns, novelty fireworks like snakes and glow worms, and other items that basically just produce smoke but no shooting flames. But if you talk to some annoyed neighbors, it appears that illegal fireworks are being used more than ever now. Its only gotten worse, partly due to the same people getting away with it over and over again, said Lisa Jacoby of Key Largo. Aloophole in the state fireworks statute allows people to buy prohibited fireworks if they sign a form saying they will either take the fireworks out of the county or use them for agricultural purposes like scaring birds away from crops or fish hatcheries. Phantom Fireworks, a chain of stores based out of Youngstown, Ohio, has a location in Key Largo that sells both aerial fireworks and less-explosive kinds. William Weimer, vice president and general counsel for Phantom, said when people come into the showroom, they see a sign that states the law regarding fireworks purchases. To buy fireworks, customers must sign a form and state that, because of agricultural usage, they are exempt from the state law that normally forbids buying fireworks. They also sign a statement that says they will take the fireworks out of Monroe County, Caputo said. Weimer said that a Florida court ruled a few years ago that it was up to the buyer to tell the truth on the form, and the store has no duty to inquire about the accuracy of what the purchaser signed. Other stores, like Winn Dixie and Publix, sell fireworks in the Keys, but Caputo said they are mostly sparklers and other nonexplosive devices that dont require signing a waiver or getting a permit. The same goes for the large white tents that pop up around big holiday weekends like the Fourth of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day, Caputo said. The tents are inspected by the Fire Marshal. Theyre not authorized to sell anything but legal fireworks, Caputo said. But as the number of skyrockets set off around the Fourth of July suggests, the penalty for using illegal fireworks isnt stiff enough to scare people straight. Using illegal fireworks is a firstdegree misdemeanor. If the public complains and deputies arrive in time to catch violators, they typically confiscate the fireworks. This could be followed by a notice to appear in court, or even the firework shooter being taken into custody, if the deputy determines the situation is dangerous enough, Caputo said. Nevertheless, Caputo said his officers were busy over the July 4 weekend responding to reports of illegal fireworks. We were pretty busy over the holiday. People were shooting them off and our guys were running around like crazy, he said. Deputy Becky Herrin, a spokeswoman with the sheriffs office, said deputies responded to 63 complaints about illegal fireworks from July 2 to July 4. Thats up from 50 during the same time period in 2010. Weimer said the confusion about the legality of buying and using fireworks and the amount of people ignoring the rules warrants a second look at the state law. Maybe its time to reconsider the law and allow the full line of consumer fireworks to be sold, Weimer said. States including Indiana, Utah and New Hampshire have loosened their laws on fireworks sales in recent years. He said that the law was written when fireworks were much more dangerous for the untrained public to handle. In the past decade, the fireworks industry has shifted to a policy of heavy self-testing and serious accidents are rare. The idea that a product is going to blow up in your face is pretty remote, Weimer said. The accidents that do happen are mostly from abuse and misuse, rather than product malfunctions.Sheriffs deputies busy responding to complaints By DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comMONROE COUNTYKeynoter Staff
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,JULY 16,2011 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 4B Morada Walkabout Art lovers and families get strolling fever in Islamoradas art district.Story 4B Oh No Diet drinks linked to expanding waist lines.Story 3B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Aug. 1 deadline to apply for admissionAnyone who plans to attend the Oct. 1 commissioning ceremonies for the USS Spruance in Key West faces an Aug. 1 deadline to apply for admission. The Navy League of Key West is organizing the event, which is expected to draw thousands of people. The Navys most advanced Arleigh Burke Class, Aegis Guided Missile destroyer, will be commissioned in Key West on the Mole Pier. Invitations to the ceremony are free, but must be requested in advance and online. Go to: http://www.spruance ddg111.org no later than Aug. 1 to apply for invitations. Access to the Mole Pier will be strictly controlled for security reasons, according to planners for the big event. The USS Spruance is among the last of the guided missile ships of this class to roll off the shipbuilding ways at Bath Iron Works in Maine. Since World War II, the Arleigh Burke class has been the longest-running ship design deployed by the Navy with 61 vessels built since the first, USS Arleigh Burke, was christened in 1989. These destroyers use four LM2500 gas turbine engines to power twin screws and over 10,000 tons of all-steel constructed hull. The ships canUSS Spruance commissioning ceremonies ramping up plansKEY WEST USS Spruance during recent sea trials off the Atlantic coast.See Spruance,2BStrong pitching traps Upper Keys battersLittle League season for Florida Keys Age 11-12 teams ended Thursday when the Upper Keys all-stars were stopped in the District 8 semifinals in Miami. North Miami pitchers threw a one-hitter against the Upper Keys on the way to a 12-0 final score. The bottom line is they had more talent, Upper Keys manager Greg Bianchini said after the game. Our kids arent used to seeing pitching like that. We did well in the field with an error-free game. There were no silly mistakes, Bianchini said. We made plays but North Miami hits the ball hard and had a couple crushing home runs. Miami-Dade leagues pick their all-stars from a larger pool of potential players, many of whom focus on baseball year-round, he said. Jose Lima pitched well for the Upper Keys in relief but the offense never got on track. Dalton Falcucci slapped the Keyslone hit in the semifinal. Our guys dont get to see enough fast pitching in the regular season, Bianchini said. The teams up there are more used to it. Were outnumbered, he said. The upside is that our kids get to grow up in paradise. Its probably a good tradeoff. North Miami wins 12-0 in semifinalsBASEBALL Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWBefore Little League baseball season ended for Florida Keys all-star squads,Marathon catcher Randy Culmer slides across home plate to score a run against the Upper Keys (who won the game) in the District 8 Age 11-12 Tournament held in Key Largo this week.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comSee Baseball,2B FLORIDA KEYS OPEN SPEARFISHING TOURNAMENT Kevin McKeon (left) took second place in the junior division of the 4th Annual Florida Keys Open Spearfishing Tournament with a 14.8-pound black grouper. Another contestant, Ray Van Hook, speared this 9.4-pound hogfish.Photos courtesy Karen McKeonDrambui inches closerAnglers targeting marlin and other fish are to compete for $50,000 in guaranteed cash prizes in the 2011 Drambuie Key West Marlin Tournament, scheduled July 20 through 23. The tournament is held in conjunction with Key Wests Hemingway Days celebration. Ernest Hemingway, an avid sportfisherman, lived and wrote in Key West throughout the 1930s and fought countless marlin in area waters. Teams that accumulate the most points for blue marlin, white marlin and spearfish during the tournament are to split $40,000 cash, including $25,000 for the first-place finishers. Teams also can earn points by entering one fun fish (dolphin, tuna, wahoo or released sailfish) per boat per day. Marlin must be tagged and released unless their weight exceeds 600 pounds. Boats in the marlin division also can enter the funfish division to compete for an additional $10,000. Cash prizes are to be presented for the three heaviest dolphin, wahoo and tuna (yellowfin, blackfin and skipjack). Final registration is scheduled at 4 p.m. July 20 at the Conch Republic Seafood Co., 631 Greene St. Acaptains meeting, auction and raffle are to follow. Fishing is set for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 21 and 22, and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 23. Weigh-ins are 4 to 6 p.m. July 21 and 22, and 3 to 5 p.m. July 23, at the Conch Republic Seafood Co. docks. Entry fee is $1,500 per boat before June 15 and $1,800 per boat thereafter. Entry in the fun-fish division is an additional $300 per boat. Tournament information and registration can be found at www.keywest marlin.com or call 2922710.Cash prizes in the tens of thousandsKEY WEST FISHINGWater schedules can help fishermenAstate-run website gives real-time data on water-control structures that could help anglers easily locate bass and other game fish. Fort Lauderdale freshwater angler Todd Kersey recently lost a local bass tournament held at the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge because he did not check out a littleknown South Florida Water Management District website before he fished. The website, www.sfwmd.gov would have told him which watercontrol structures in the vast marsh were open and how much water was flowing out of them a key indicator of the presence of bass and other game fish. Like ringing the dinner bell, said Kersey, who operates the website basson line.com An open floodgate generates currents that sweep baitfish such as shad and shiners into the waiting mouths of big bass. But current flow can be too much of a good thing, according to Kersey. Like at Holiday Park, you have the big pump right by the dock. If they open one, it creates a big flow. If they open three or four pumps, that usually dirties it up. Theres too much sediment in the water, he said. Know the structure Before consulting the real-time flow website, anglers need to know the name of the structure in the body of water where they plan to fish, said Missie Barletto, an intergovernmental representative with the water district. Amap showing gates, culverts and weirs can be found on the same site. Once a particular floodgate is identified, the angler goes to the real-time flow website and is confronted with a series of letters and numbers. Barletto said the key numbers are in green, which tell in feet how much a water-control structure is open. Avalue of .5 to 1.5 is ideal for fishing; a Barletto said. value of 4.0 or higher would be dont take a boat out there, Because some areas might be closed for maintenance or construction, Barletto said its a good idea to call the districts service center at 1-800-432-2045 before heading out. And to find locations ofRains impact fish bite, water clarityBy SUSAN COCKINGscocking@MiamiHerald.comEVERGLADESSee Everglades,2B
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C ITY OF MARATHON,FLORIDA9 805 Over s ea s Highway,Marathon,Florida 33050 Phone:(305) 743-0033 NOTICE OFHEARING TO IMPOSE AND PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION OF SPECIALASSESSMENTS FOR AVENUE K ROADWAYIMPROVEMENTSNotice is hereby given that the City of Marathon, Florida, will conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the existing special assessments for roadway improvements against certain parcels of property located within the Avenue K assessment area within the city and approve the special assessment roll. The hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, on August 09, 2011 at the Marathon Government Center, EOC Room, 2798 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida for the purpose of receiving public comment on the assessments and their collection on the tax bill. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the City at (305)289-5020, at least seven days prior to the public hearing. All affected property owners have a right to appear at the hearing and to file written objections with the City within 20 days of this notice. If a person wishes to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at the hearing, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made. The Assessments were originally imposed in 2009 to fund construction of roadway improvements in the Avenue K assessment area. The assessment for each parcel of property is based on the number of lots attributable to such parcel. Unless prepaid, the annual assessment will include your share of the principal, interest and collection cost. The maximum annual assessment is estimated to be $1,402 per lot. Amore specific description is set forth in the Initial Assessment Resolution adopted by the City Council on June 9, 2009. Copies of the Initial Assessment Resolution, the plans and specifications for the roadway improvements, and the preliminary Assessment Roll are available for inspection at the offices of the City Manager, located at 9805 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida. The assessments will be collected on the ad valorem tax bill, as authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes. Failure to pay the assessments will cause a tax certificate to be issued against the property which may result in a loss of title. The City Council intends to collect the assessments in not to exceed ten (10) annual assessments, the first of which was included on the ad valorem tax bill mailed in November 2009. Future annual assessments may be prepaid at the option of the property owner. If you have any questions, please contact Community Services at (305)289-4104 or (305)289-4115. CITYOF MARATHON, FLORIDAPublished Keynoter 7/16/11 The Upper Keys players walked away with their heads held high, Bianchini said. I think they had a good time, and learned something, he said. Theyre still the Upper Keys all-stars. The Upper Keys posted a 2-2 record in the South Pool round-robin play, finishing as the second-place team. Both wins came over a game but outmanned Marathon allstar squad. Kendall won the South Pool and was expected to advance to the District 8 championship game. The pennant game was scheduled to be played this morning at Key Largo Community Park but with two Miami-Dade teams in the final, there was the possibility the game could be moved to a Miamiarea site. Key West teams play in a different youth-baseball program.Heads held highFrom Baseball,1B the nearest boat ramps to your desired fishing grounds, you can: check with local bait and tackle shops; visit myfwc.com/boating/boatramps-access; or download a free boat ramp app put together by the Take Me Fishing campaign to your iPhone or Android from the Apple iTunes store or Android Marketplace. Different outcomes Another fine point of fishing around water-control structures, according to Kersey, is to understand that water flow affects each canal differently. In some small, narrow canals where floodgates are opened infrequently, a sudden deluge can dirty the water enough to make them unfishable. More consistent are waterways with frequent gate openings, where the bottom tends to stay cleaner. The bass and bluegills know that every Thursday, this is going to go off, he said. Determining the latest information on water flows in South Florida freshwater bodies will become more important through the summer and early autumn as levels rise with the rainy season, Kersey said. The fish are no longer on the banks. They are grouped up chasing bait, he said. Through Oct. 1, you could go out there and find the right pump. Alan Zaremba, a veteran peacock and largemouth bass guide in Hollywood, spends as much as 200 days a year fishing in the Everglades and urban canals. Zaremba said he has never consulted the water districts real-time water flow site, but thats about to change. Im going to have to start researching because the water is coming up fast, he said. Things are changing. Everything is starting to move.Water coming fastFrom Everglades,1Battain speeds in excess of 30 knots. Vertical launch missiles in 96 cells can fire surface-to-air defensive weapons, Tomahawk land attack cruise missiles, and Harpoon antiship missiles. In addition, the USS Spruance will carry two helicopters for search and rescue, anti-surface and anti-submarine weapons deployment and logistics support for the ship. Prospective Commanding Officer, Commander Tate Westbrook, said hes hoping the crew will experience Key West and the commissioning ceremony as a time to have fun. The Pre-Commissioning crew has worked hard, he added, to make Spruance fleet-ready, which means more liberty time in Key West before the ship continues to its new homeport of San Diego, Ca. The ships namesake, Admiral Raymond Spruance was famous as a surface warfare tactician, thrust into the role of Fleet Carrier Group Commander, during the Battle of Midway. Naval historians point to his use of naval air power during that battle, which was considered the turning point of the war with Japan in the Pacific. An entire class of destroyers was named after him and those vessels are just now ending service. Events are planned in Key West during the entire time the USS Spruance will be in port from Sept. 23 through Oct. 3. For the latest information, log on to Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ pages/USS-Spruance-DDG111-CommissioningCommittee/108876215859 333Events planned Sept 23 Oct 3From Spruance,1B Admiral Raymond Spruance
Saturday,July 16,2011 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com KEY LARGO Ocean Reef ChapelOcean Reef Drive 367-2049 Church of Christ MM 100.7 451-1194 Key Largo Baptist MM 106 451-1642 St Justin Martyr MM 105.5 451-1316Church of the Nazarene MM 100 451-1142Lighthouse on the Rock MM 99.3 451-6212 First Baptist Church MM 99 451-2265Seventh Day Adventist MM 98.5 852-0899 TAVERNIER Coral Isles ChurchDr. Bonnie Frost, Pastor Contemporary worship and Childrens Church School Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Call for our schedule of activities and programs. MM 90 852-5813Burton Memorial United Methodist MM 93 852-2581Keys Jewish Community Center MM 93 852-5235 Church of God MM 90.5 852-5996 Immanual Lutheran Sunday Service 10 amMM 90.2 ocean side Tavernier 305-852-8711 www.KeysLutheran.orgSan Pedro Catholic ChurchRev. John Peloso Sunday 9 am & 11 am, Saturday Vigil 5 pm, Mon., Thur. & Friday 8:30 am, Tues. Communion Service 8:30 am MM 89.5 305-852-5372Spirit and Truth Ministries MM 89.5 852-7975 ISLAMORADA First Baptist Church MM 81.2 664-4910 United Methodist MM 81 664-3661St. James the FishermanHoly Eucharist Sunday 9 am www.stjamesthefisherman.orgMM 87.5 Bayside Islamorada 305-852-8468 LAYTON Community Baptist Layton Dr. 664-2430 MARATHON First Baptist 62nd St. 743-5134Community Methodist MM 48 743-5107 St Columba Episcopal 52nd St. 743-6412 San Pablo Catholic 122nd St. 289-0636 New Life MM 49 743-7165 Calvary Baptist 76th St. 743-6838New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist 42nd St. 743-3300Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall 98th St. 743-3679Seventh-Day Adventist Loggerhead Ln. 743-4796 Church of Christ 26th St. 743-5397 Martin Luther Chapel 122nd St. Gulf 289-0700 BIG PINE KEY St. Peter Catholic MM 30 872-2537St. Francis In the Keys Episcopal Key Deer Blvd. 872-2547Lord of the Seas Lutheran Key Deer Blvd. 872-3612 First Baptist Key Deer Blvd. 872-2542 United Methodist Key Deer Blvd. 872-2470Vineyard Christian Fellowship County Rd. 872-3404St. Andrews Orthodox Mission Key Deer Blvd. 872-1453Jehovahs Witness Kingdom Hall MM 28 872-7000 SUGARLOAF KEY Sugarloaf Baptist Crane Blvd. 745-2661 Calvary Chapel 17175 O/S Hwy. 240-9673 BIG COPPITT KEY First Baptist Church Ave F 294-4118Keys Chapel Orthodox Presbyterian Coppitt Rd. 294-8256 STOCK ISLANDKey West Baptist Temple 2nd Ave. 294-3411 Covenant WordMacDonald Ave. 292-1119 KEY WEST Church of Christ Von Phister St. 296-3331 Church of God White St. 296-8844Cornish Memorial AME Zion Whitehead St. 294-2350 Fifth St Baptist 5th St. 294-2255 Glad Tidings United St. 296-5773 Grace Lutheran Flagler St. 296-5161 United Methodist Eaton St. 296-2392Metropolitan Community Petronia St. 294-8912Peace Covenant Presbyterian Flagler Ave. 294-1223Southernmost Prayer and Faith Fleming St. 292-6416 Unity of the Keys Virginia St. 296-5888St. James First Missionary Baptist Olivia St. 296-5593St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Windsor Ln. 294-1018 Christian Science Elizabeth St. 296-8215Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Northside Dr. 294-9400 St Pauls Episcopal Duval St. 296-5142 Trinity Presbyterian Simonton St. 296-3318Impact Community Seventh-Day Adventist Fifth St. 393-9554 Unitarian Universalist Georgia St. 296-4369 BNai Zion United St. 294-3437 Chabad Jewish Center Trinity Dr. 295-0013 Salvation Army Flagler Rd. 294-5611 Seventh-Day Adventist Thomas St. 522-3693 Get Fit Family Boot Camp Southard St. 294-4351 Houses of Worship Kirk of the KeysOverseas Highway at 89th Street Marathon, FL MM 51.5Staffed Childrens Sunday School & NurserySunday Services 9 a.m. Contemporary 11 a.m. Traditionalwww.kirkofthekeys.com Marathon Church Of God800 74th Street,OceanSunday Worship & Children's Church 10:45AM Sunday Evening Worship 6:00PMWednesday Night Bible Study 6:30PMA Pentecostal Ministry with a Prophetic Voice" For God so loved the world..." and so do we! The Worship Directory is a service of the Keynoter. Basic listings are included free. To place an expanded paid listing, call the Classifieds department at (305) 743-5551. LivingDiet drinks promote six-packs (and were not talking abs)No good deed goes unpunished, and that seems to include people who virtuously reach for diet sodas instead of the calorie-laden good stuff. Before guzzling that artificially sweetened beverage in a haze of guilt-free carbonation, bear in mind that your diet soda may only be adding to your bottom line or your waistline. At least thats the conclusion of a recently completed 12-year study. The study looked at 474 people, ages 65 to 74, and found that, on average, those who drank diet sodas ended up with waistlines that increased three times more than those who avoided them. People who consumed more than two diet sodas a day had waistlines that increased five times more than the nondiet soda drinkers, which included people who drank water, juices and even regular sodas, said Helen Hazuda, chief of clinical epidemiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, and one of the studys investigators. These results were comparable to similar studies in younger people, said Hazuda. Belmont, Calif., resident Karen Krebser, 46, has been drinking diet soda since high school in an effort to help manage her weight. Im currently mostly off refined sugar and have tried a zillion different diets, but the one constant has been diet soda, she said. Krebser consumes three or four cans a day since she gave up refined sugar in April. But after hearing about this unpublished study presented at the American Diabetes Association Conference in June she threw out the can of diet soda sitting on her desk. There isnt a single explanation as to why drinks with artificial sweeteners like aspartame, sucralose or saccharin result in us having to squeeze our bulging bellies into larger pants. Part of the reason could be psychological, Hazuda said. Some people splurge on calories in their food because theyre saving on calories in their drinks. Think Big Macs and supersized fries and diet Cokes. Another factor Hazuda thinks plays a role in expanding waistlines is something called taste dysfunction. Because artificial sweeteners taste hundreds to thousands of times sweeter than regular sugar, our bodies come to expect sugary foods to be extremely sweet. So we start to seek out more sugar-laden options. Athird explanation is that our bodies are smarter than we think. When we suck down sweet things, our bodies register the sugary taste and wait for the accompanying calories, said Lillian Castillo, a public health dietitian with the Santa Clara (Calif.) County Public Health Department. But with artificial sweeteners, our bodies dont get the calories they expect, so we start to crave foods high in fat and sugar. Santa Clara resident Karl Watanabe has consumed diet sodas since his wife started buying them exclusively three years ago. But it hasnt really affected his weight, he said. Of course, it helps that I run marathons and do triathlons all the time. Once in a while, its OK to have one, Castillo said. But water is the only thing thats going to quench your thirst. If water is just too bland, Castillo and Hazuda recommended adding slices of lemon or cucumber to brighten the flavor. It may take a couple months for your brain to adjust to the different flavors, but the research suggests if you want those sixpack abs, it doesnt look as if youll be able to find them at the bottom of a six-pack of diet soda.Study shows diet drinkers waists expandBy Jane J.LeeMcClatchy-Tribune News ServiceHEALTH Big Pi n e Key, FL 305-872-4272 www.keys d e nt is t co mChr is to p h e r D. Go l d e n D. M .D.Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry,Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry,American Dental AssociationNow accepting children over 6Our family caring for your family. 12-year study found metabolism reacts to heavy diet drink consumption.Artist workshop focuses on mandalasIllinois artist Kelley Quinn opens her July artistin-residence at The Studios of Key West with workshops that begin Monday, July 18. From 1-5 p.m. daily, July 18-20, she will offer young and adult students the chance to experience handson mosaic and mural work. Day one of the three-day program offers up a history of mandalas, which are symbolic pictures or patterns used in meditation. Quinn said she explores the iconography of mandalas and how they incorporate significant colors, themes and designs. The Macomb, Illinois artist has been conducting workshops on mosaic and mandala art for a decade or more. Students who participate in the workshop will do drawings of their own mandala, she said. The remaining two days of the workshop will involve building individual mandalas. The workshop costs $125 for TSKWmembers; $150 for non-members. And most material costs are included in the fee. For more information, call 296-0458.Studios hosts mosaic master July 18-20KEY WEST Contributed PhotoMosaic artist Kelley Quinn
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday,July 16,2011 The Keynoter Classifieds Legal Notices Morada Way Walkabout keeps groove growinOn Thursday, July 21, the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District in Islamorada will present its 7th Walkabout, a Third Thursday happening that has grown popular with locals and visitors alike. The groups first Walkabout in January drew about 400 people, and by April approximately 1,000 people came to enjoy the festivities, which showcase different visual artists, bands, non-profits and multimedia entertainment each month. In addition to works at the member businesses, Gallery Morada, Redbone Gallery, Matecumbe Studio Gallery, Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery and Bluewater Potters, the featured artist this month will be Michelle Lowe. This Islamorada painter will be showcasing her bright tropical-themed watercolors in one of the main tents along Morada Way. Other artists displaying their works at various booths will include oil and acrylic painters Jason Barth and Rueben Machado, as well as Lynda Delene Kanner, who works in watercolor. The Jim Costello Quartet will entertain the crowds with live jazz starting around sunset. Newman & Associates will be on hand with a videographer to film portions of the event for the TDCs website. Organizers are hoping for a strong turnout. Noted underwater photographer, Stephen Frink, participated in the walk for the first time last month, installing a selection of his works for permanent display at Bluewater Potters. The owners, Corky and Kim Wagner, opened this second location in February to supplement their Key Largo studio. Frink, who is friends with the ceramicists, took notice of their success and decided to join forces with them to reach newJuly 21 event combines music, art, culture By Claudia MillerLAttitudes CorrespondentISLAMORADA Photos by CLAUDIA MILLERJK Project jams at last monthsWalkabout in front of Bluewater Potters Gallery. Laurie Wickham,left,owner of Gallery Morada,chats with Islamorada resident Elaine Schulberg,right,during Morada Way Arts & Cultural Districts event.See Walkabout,7BLucky Street Gallery on the move in KWAfter 30 years, a fresh start has found its way to Key Wests Lucky Street Gallery. The mecca of contemporary art has left its home at 1120 Duval St. for a larger and brighter space minutes away at Simonton and Greene streets. Lucky Streets new space is owned by Sandra McMannis, who has bought the gallery and will serve as director. McMannis, a selfproclaimed recovering lawyer, is a board member of The Studios of Key West and Sculpture Key West. I had been thinking since last December about starting a gallery, McMannis says, and then came a serendipitous e-mail exchange with the people at Lucky Street asking if I was interested, so now I am the new keeper of the light. Sculptor John Martini, who started the Lucky Street in the early 1980s, will continue to have his work represented at the new location. He says hes happy to say that we found the scenario for which we had been searching. The gallerys previous location was about to be subdivided by the owner, and unless a move was made, the Lucky Street would have lost half its space. For a while, I was afraid there would be no place ... for contemporary artists to show, says artist Claudia Richards, but then Sandra McMannis came through with the great space on Greene Street, new energy and hope for the place Key West holds in the art world. May we continue to be so lucky. The Greene Street location is just up the road from the Pier House Resort and encompasses 2,100 square feet. Floor-to-ceiling windows separate the gallery from the outside world while allowing a perfect amount of natural light to display the artistsworks. McMannisintegration of movable T-shaped walls to display the art has increased hanging space by 100 feet while creating drama and ambiance amid the modern neutral decor. And in a moveArtistsmecca gets new home and more spaceBy J.L.FORSYTHLAttitudes ContributorKEY WESTPhoto by J.L.FORSYTHSandra McMannis has opened the doors to the reborn Lucky Street Gallery,now located in bigger space at Greene and Simonton streets,Key West. See Lucky Street,5B
Saturday,July 16,2011 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds Legal Notices ISLAMORADA, FLORIDA KEYS ISLAMORADA,FLORIDAKEYS ISLAMORADA, FLORIDA KEYS 305-664-8400 MM 85.5 O ceanside At Snake Creek BridgeWhy the Island Grill has been called:The BESTwaterfront restaurant in Florida C C o m e b y b o a t SIZZLIN SUMMER SPECIALS: JUST$12.95! TUESDA Y : F ALL-OFF-THE-BONEBBQ RIBS FRIDA Y : SUCCULENT JUICY PRIME RIBENTERTAINMENT EVERY NIGHT We Sell Bagged Ice99MM 101.3 Key Largo www.KeyLargoArbys.com TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful Floridas Most Beautiful Women Private Table Dances Available Full Liquor and Food Served til Close Open til 4am Couples Welcome Keys Hottest Happy Hour4-8 pm No Cover 1/2 price Appetizers 2-4-1 Dances 2-4-1 Drinks Tuesday Locals Night TOTALNUDITY... Distinctive and Tasteful Floridas Most Beautiful Women Private Table Dances Available Full Liquor and Food Served til Close Open til 4am Couples Welcome to be more eco-friendly, electricity was improved by switching to LED lighting, which requires less electricity and has a longer life span than traditional bulbs. Additionally, the landscaping outside has been replaced with a careful selection of local plants that require little maintenance and minimal irrigation. Lucky Street Manager Dianne Zolowtow says that despite the move, business looks great. Weve been delighted with traffic and sales have been right on target. With the real estate market picking up in Key West, were hoping that our new residents will have some blank walls to fill in their new homes, she says. Asoft opening on July 1 saw more than 150 people at the new location, including artist Rick Worth, who dropped off a new painting to commemorate the rebirth of the Lucky Street. For those looking to take a stroll down and see the new space, gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.Gallery owner going eco-friendlyFrom Lucky Street,4BNew ceramic works at Frangipani GalleryKey West artist Will Fernandez has returned from a sojourn in the North Carolina mountains bringing some new and exciting ceramics. Acolorful musician series rendered with charming detail includes Ray Charles at the piano, Michael McCloud from Schooner Wharf and others. The collection includes sexy nudes in raku as well as a pair of cats and a very cool octopus. Frangipani Gallery is located at 1102ADuval St., Key West. For more information, call Fran Decker at 8491581 or the gallery at 296-0440.Sojourn brings musician study, Raku and moreART Ray Charles ceramic byWill Fernandez.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday,July 16,2011 The Keynoter Classifieds Legal Notices A A A A No.2536900 MEETINGNOTICE TheDuckKeySecurity AdvisoryBoard willholda meetingonJuly19,2011at 9:00A.M.at126BiminiDrive, DuckKey,FL. TomNeville ChairmanoftheDuckKey SecurityAdvisoryBoard PublishJuly13,16,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter No.2558100 NOTICEOF PUBLICAUCTION A uctiontobeheldon July29, 2011at8:00A.M. at All AmericanTowing&Tire,Inc., 711LargoRoad,KeyLargo, Florida33037, inaccordance toFLstatuesection713.78for unpaidtowing&storage. 1992Kenwortht600-series dumptruck Vin / 1XKADR9X3NS580969 PublishJuly16,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter Regal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:Part 2 (PG-13): 1:20,4:30,7:30 and 10:25 p.m. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:Part 2:3D (PG-13):12:50,3:55,7:00 and 10:05 p.m. Horrible Bosses (R):1:10,4:10,7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Zookeeper (PG):1:25,4:20,7:05 and 9:40 p.m. Transformers:Dark of the Moon 3D (PG-13):12:55,4:05, 7:15 and 10:20 p.m. Bad Teacher (R):1:15,4:05,7:20 and 9:35 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St.,Key West,295-9493 The Tree of Life (PG-13):Daily 1:45,6:00 and 8:30 p.m. Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG):Daily 2:15 and 6:45 p.m. X-Men:First Class (PG-13):Daily 4:15 and 8:45 p.m. Super 8 (PG-13):Daily 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Bridesmaids (R):Daily 3:45 and 9:00 p.m. Midnight in Paris (R):Daily 2:00,4:00,6:15 and 8:15 p,m,; Except Mon 2:00,4:00 and 9:00 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:Part 2 (PG-13): Weekdays:7:00 and 9:45 p.m.;Saturday and Sunday:2:00, 7:00 and 9:45 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:Part 2 (PG-13): Daily 1:15,4:05,7:00 and 9:50 p.m. Horrible Bosses (R):Daily 2:05,4:35,7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Zookeeper (PG):Daily 1:50,4:25,7:05 and 9:30 p.m Transformers 3 (PG-13):Daily 1:15,4:30 and 7:45 p.m. Bad Teacher (R):Daily 2:10,4:35,7:30 and 9:50 p.m. Keys Movie Times Phone: 743-0288 Hearing Assistance Now AvailableMarathon Community CinemaKids Matinee! T uesday 7/19 at 2 PM This week: Gnomeo and JulietMatinee Madness! W ednesdays at 2 PM This week: Send Me No Flowers(Admission is one non-perishable food item to help the community food bank) C o m i n g g S o o n TRANSFORMERS (PG-13)Showtimes: Fri Thurs 7:00 & 9:45Sat & Sun 2:00, 7:00 & 9:45 Rated: PG-13 Call about our Kids Summer Program 743-0408Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Sculptors invited to apply at The StudiosSculptors are invited to submit proposals for the 2011-2012 season at The Studios of Key West. The competition is open for local as well as national artists interested in showcasing their work in the gardens adjacent to Key Wests historic Armory at 600 White St. Currently, The Studios has Stone Sea Mammals on display, a series by Maine artist CR Gray. Earlier works by artist Maja Godlewska and Anja Marais have held center court in the garden space. Proposals must be postmarked by August 15, and can be mailed or dropped off at the Armory office. There is no fee to submit a proposal and guidelines can be found at www.tskw.org The garden is a beautiful outdoor space that celebrates dynamic works of art, Jay Scott, executive director, said. It is a pleasure to offer year-round sculpture installations to the thousands of people who visit TSKW each year. The sculpture garden has hosted the work of nearly two dozen artists including Marais, Lauren McAloon, Jackie Sanchez, Jim Racchi, Susan Rodgers, John Martini, Eliza Proctor, Godlewska, Katie Truax, and others. Selected works will be installed for three month periods from October through December 2011, January through March 2012, April through June 2012 and July through September 2012. The garden has two distinct areas for exhibiting works, and the work of two artists or teams of artists will be selected for each threemonth exhibition period. Proposals may include work that is already realized, Scott said, adding that site informed or site specific proposals are especially encouraged. Proposals will be reviewed by the TSKW Sculpture Garden committee and accepted artists will be contacted by September 15 to arrange and finalize all exhibition details. For more information, visit www.tskw.org .Free submissions face Aug.15 deadline to enterSCULPTURE Photo byTSKWRevolving Lifeby artist Anja Marais was installed at The Studiosgarden in 2008. LOBSTER BAKE On The BeachEvery Wednesday starting at 7pmMorada Bay Beach Caf MM 81.6 Breakfast 7-11am with Island Style Benedicts Including Fresh Lobster & Crab Bloody Mary's and Mimosas! Lunch 11:30am 4pm | Dinner 5-10pm Wednesday thru MondayPhoto by SHEEL SHEELMA N Stone Sea Mammals by Maine artist CR Gray. Tavernier 5 Cinema bbtheatres.com Sorry, no passes. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 3D(PG-13)1:15, 4:05, 7:00, 9:50Bad Teacher(R)2:10, 4:35, 7:30, 9:50Horrible Bosses (R)2:05, 4:35, 7:30, 9:45Zookeeper(PG)1:50, 4:25, 7:05, 9:30Transformers 3(PG-13)1:15, 4:30, 7:45Tavernier 5 Cinema91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/Photos
Saturday,July 16,2011 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 A A A A A A A A A A A A No.2201500 INTHECIRCUITCOURTFOR MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATEDIVISION FILENO.2010-CP-61-M INRE:ESTATEOF EUGENIACALASCALAS, Deceased. NOTICEOFACTION TO:Allpartieshavingor claimingtohaveanyright,title orinterestintheassetsand Estateof EUGENIACALAS CALAS, deceased Y OUARENOTIFIED thata proceedingfordetermining beneficiariesforthesaidestate hasbeenfiledagainstyouand youarerequiredtoservea copyofyourwrittendefenses,if any,toitonRichardE.Warner, Esq.,RichardE.Warner,P.A., Petitionersattorney,whose addressis12221Overseas Highway,P.O.Box501317, Marathon,Florida33050-1317, onorbeforeAugust2,2011, andfiletheoriginalwiththe ClerkofthisCourteitherbefore serviceonPetitionersattorney orimmediatelythereafter; otherwiseadefaultwillbe enteredagainstyouforthe reliefdemandedinthe complaintorpetition. DATEDthis22nddayofJune, 2011. DANNYL.KOLHAGE A sClerkofCourt By:TammyL.Marciel DeputyClerkofCourt PublishJune25,July2,9,16, 2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter No.2443900 NOTICEOFFORECLOSURE SALE BYCLERKOFTHE CIRCUITCOURT Noticeisherebygiventhatthe undersigned,DANNYL. A A KOLHAGE,ClerkoftheCircuit CourtofMonroeCounty, Florida,will,onthe26THDAY OFJULY2011at11:00AMon THEFRONTSTEPSOFTHE MONROECOUNTY COURTHOUSE,500 WHITEHEADSTREETinthe CityofKEYWESTFlorida, offerforsaleandsellatpublic outcrytothehighestandbest bidderforCASHthefollowing describedpropertysituatedin MonroeCounty,Florida,towit: LOT150,INTHATCERTAIN CONDOMINIUMKNOWNAS OUTDOORRESORTSAT LONGKEY,ACCORDINGTO THEPLATOFSAID CONDOMINIUM,RECORDED INPLATBOOK6,PAGE44, OFTHEPUBLICRECORDS OFMONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA. PursuanttotheFINAL JUDGMENTOF FORECLOSUREenteredina caseinsaidCourt,thestyleof whichis: IBERIABANK,aForeign Corporation, Plaintiff VS. JonOberlander,andElba Oberlander,hiswife, MONROECOUNTY;Outdoor ResortsatLongKeyInc.JOHN DOEANDJANEDOE,as unknowntenantsin Possession A A Defendant A ndtheDocketNumberof whichisNumber 09-CA-000249-M WITNESSmyhandandthe OfficialSealofSaidCourt,this 2nddayofJune2011 DannyL.Kolhage ClerkoftheCircuitCourt MonroeCounty,Florida By:TammyL.Marciel DeputyClerk FloridaStatute45.031:Any personclaiminganinterestin thesurplusfromthesale,ifany, otherthanthepropertyowner asofthedateoftheLis Pendensmustfileaclaim within60daysafterthesale. PublishJuly9,16,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter No.2557900 NOTICEOF CALLINGFORBIDS NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN TOPROSPECTIVEBIDDERS thaton August17,2011at 3:00P.M. attheMonroe CountyPurchasingOffice,the BoardofCounty CommissionersofMonroe County,Florida,willopen sealedbidsforthefollowing: CENTRALA/C A A MAINTENANCE&REPAIRS LOWERKEYSFACILITIES MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA BID-PFM-229-136-2011PUR/CV Requirementsforsubmission andtheselectioncriteriamay berequestedfrom DemandStarbyOnviaat www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids. com orcalltoll-freeat 1-800-711-1712.ThePublic Recordisavailableatthe A A PurchasingOfficelocatedat theGatoBuilding,1100 SimontonStreet,KeyWest,FL 33040.Questionsshouldbe directed, inwriting, toJohnW. King,SeniorDirector,Lower KeysFacilities,3583South RooseveltBoulevard,Key West,Florida33040orby facsimileto(305)295-3672.All answerswillbebyAddenda. Biddersmustsubmit two(2) signedoriginalsandtwo(2) copiesofeachBid inasealed envelopeclearlymarkedonthe A A outside,withtheProposers nameand SealedBidfor CentralA/CMaintenance& Repairs-LowerKeys Facilities addressedto: MonroeCounty PurchasingOffice 1100SimontonStreet, Room1-213 KeyWest,FL33040 Phone:(305)292-4464 Fax:(305)292-4465 A llBidsmustbereceivedby theCountyPurchasingOffice OFSHARKSANDHUMANS:Join Dr. Patrick Rice on the history of shark repellents and the latest in shark repellent research. FREE PROGRAMWEDNESDAY, JULY 20 AT 7PM MM 83 Bayside Islamorada www.DivingMuseum.org 305.664.9737Open daily 10am5pm At Beautiful Rainbow Bend Resort Mile Marker 58,Grassy Key Reservations 289-1554 Credit Cards Accepted The only thing we overlook is the ocean.Open 7 days a week Dinner 4:30 10pm Breakfast 7:30 10am Formal yet warm setting... Attentive Service LAttitudes review Feb. 1, 2002Casual,Gourmet Dining Sunset Dinner SpecialNo w only $15.95per personMust be seated by 5:15 7 nights a week (except holidays) 4:30 5:15 pm audiences. What is happening here with the art districtthe sense of community that has to do with the art walkis really transformational for this area, Frink said. The ambience is terrific. People enjoy walking around and having fun in an area where theres a concentrated and eclectic mix of artists with very nice presentation. He added that the arts district was unique because of its location along the Old Highway between the Green Turtle and Hurricane Memorial. You really need the Old Highwaya place to park and walk. Its convenient and easily visible off the highway, so people dont get confused. Laurie Wickham represents more than 200 artists and craftspeople at Gallery Morada, and she said that the art walks play an important role in the community, providing both locals and tourists with something unique to do in the evenings. Theres very little to do here at night other than eat and drink, she said. I suspect that when some visitors are planning their activities in advance, they might not consider shoppingor art and cultureas something available in an area where the focus has always been water-related. Painter, Pasta Pantaleo, said that by simply staying open later for the art walk, the galleries provide people with much greater access to local art and artists. Alot of locals work the same hours that the galleries and artists do, so this provides them the opportunity to come out and see the galleries, explore and have fun. The Walkabout shows a commitment by all the galleries to reach out, and its a great feeling that businesses care more about sharing than selling. Wickham added that some of the artists with booths at the monthly events dont have a local venue in which to permanently show their work. This enables them to reach more people and make their own community aware of the talent that is here, she said. Islamorada resident, Elaine Schulberg, has been coming to the walks since they first began, and she said that she has enjoyed watching the event grow. It started very slow, and Ive loved seeing the expansion, she said. Its a social thing, of course, and its fun to talk with the other locals. Each time I run into more people who say this is their first walk, and they love it. I think it enhances the whole area. It gets people into places that they havent been before, and hopefully once theyre there, they will support them. While Key West is a veritable arts juggernaut with its three art walks each monththe Full Moon Howl on Upper Duval Street, the Walk on White and the First Thursday at Caroline Street Art and Design District Wickham said that the Islamorada group wasnt looking at their venture as a way to compare or compete. Old Town Key West is really a walkingisland and much more densely populated. We physically could never offer as many options as it does. Were broadening the attraction of the entire Keys for art aficionados, and hopefully were keeping people in the island chain a day or two longer, now that there is more than one art venue to explore. Frink noted that the fact that Islamorada only has the one art walk might not be such a bad thing. Key West has more artists in a smaller area and more of a city atmosphere, but another way to look at it is that because we dont have that many walks, its a little more special. Wickham said that Islamorada already has a strong following and reputation for sportfishing, fine resorts and restaurants, and their goal now is to increase the visibility of the art scene. We need to expand it and make people aware theres more to our area than sportfishing. The entire Keys are filled with talented, skilled artists and craftspeople. Its something we may not be known for yet, but I think the district will change that soon. The Morada Way Arts & Cultural Districts Third Thursday Walkabout will take place Thursday, July 21 from 6-10 p.m. at mile marker 82 on the Old Highway, from the Hurricane Monument to the Green Turtle Restaurant. For more information, call 305-664-9100.The sense of community transformationalFrom Walkabout,4B Photo by CLAUDIA MILLERLast months Walkabout,included a touch tank filled with sea creatures brought in by Key Largos Island Dolphin Care.Sexy & Miggs opens July 29Marathon Community Theatre (MCT) presents Sexy & Miggs by Michael McKeever as this years summer reading. Sexy & Miggs is a warm and funny story about two friends who grew up on South Beach during the late 1980s and 1990s as the place transformed from paradise lost to the world-famous place that celebrities now call home. Dee Dee Terpos plays the Mary Ann Flynn role and Dale Coburn reads the part of Philip Miggano. Suzanne Terpos will direct Sexy & Miggs. Summer readings are held in the gallery at Marathon Community Theatre with open seating. Tickets cost $10. Performances are schedule at 8 p.m. July 29-30 and August 5-6. For more information, call 305-743-0994 or stop by the box office at 5101 Overseas Hwy., Marathon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturdays on show dates.South Beach story called warm,funnyMARATHON
KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday,July 16,2011 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 A A before3:00P.M.onAugust17, 2011.AnyBidsreceivedafter thisdateandtimewillbe automaticallyrejected. Materialsmaybedeliveredby CertifiedMail,ReturnReceipt Requested,hand-deliveredor couriered.Faxedore-mailed Bidswillbeautomatically rejected.HanddeliveredBids mayrequestareceipt.Ifsentby mailorbycourier,the above-mentionedenvelope shallbeenclosedinanother envelopeaddressedtothe entityandaddressstated above.Biddersshouldbe awarethatcertainexpress mailserviceswillnot guaranteespecifictime deliverytoKeyWest,Florida.It isthesoleresponsibilityofeach BiddertoensuretheirBidis receivedinatimelyfashion. A llsubmissionsmustremain validforaperiodofninety(90) daysfromthedateofthe deadlineforsubmissionstated above.TheBoardwill automaticallyrejectthe responseofanypersonor affiliatewhoappearsonthe convictedvendorlistprepared bytheDepartmentof ManagementServices,Stateof Florida,underSec. 287.133(3)(d),Florida Statutes.MonroeCounty declaresthatallorportionsof thedocumentsandwork papersandotherformsof deliverablespursuanttothis requestshallbesubjectto reusebytheCounty. ThemostresponsiveBid(s), alongwiththerecommendation oftheCountyAdministrator andtherequestingDepartment Head,willbepresentedtothe BoardofCounty CommissionersofMonroe County,Florida,forfinal awardingorotherwise.The Boardreservestherightto rejectanyandallBids,towaive informalitiesinanyorallBids, tore-advertiseforBids;andto separatelyacceptorrejectany itemoritemsandtoaward and/ornegotiateacontractin thebestinterestoftheCounty. DatedatKeyWestthis6thday ofJuly,2011. MonroeCounty PurchasingDepartment PublishJuly16,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A No.2584700 LOSTPROPERTYNOTICE TOALLINTERESTED PERSONS TheFloridaFishandWildlife ConservationCommission havetakencustodyofavessel displayingtheIllinois registrationnumberIL7140JC andNoHINnumber.Itisa25 footCreativeMarineSailboat. Theboatwasfound abandonednorthofBigCoppitt Key,inMonroeCountyon StateWaters,on7/8/2011. PursuanttoSection705.103of FloridaStatute,thepropertywill bedisposedofifnolegal ownershiporlienclaimis receivedby10/5/2011.Send claimsinwritingto:FloridaFish andWildlifeConservation Commission,2796Overseas Highway,Suite100,Marathon, FL33050. Attn: OfficerSteve Dion.Refertocasenumber: FWC-11-OFF-4981 PublishJuly16,23,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter No.2558200 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THE16THJUDICIAL CIRCUIT,INANDFOR MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA CIVILDIVISION CASENO. 44-2011-CA-000133M DEUTSCHEBANKNATIONAL TRUSTCOMPANY,AS TRUSTEEFOR A MERIQUESTMORTGAGE SECURITIESINC., A SSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-R1 Plaintiff, vs. LSUSANAELENATHOMAS, ETAL., Defendants. NOTICEOFACTION TothefollowingDefendant(s): SUSANAELENATHOMAS (RESIDENCEUNKNOWN) DAVIDJOHNTHOMAS (RESIDENCEUNKNOWN) YOUARENOTIFIEDthatan A A actionforForeclosureof Mortgageonthefollowing describedproperty: LOTS3,4,5,6,11,12,13AND 14,BLOCK D ,CRAINS SUBDIVISION,GRASSY KEY,ACCORDINGTOTHE PLATTHEREOF,AS RECORDEDINPLATBOOK 1,ATPAGE51,OFTHE PUBLICRECORDSOF MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA.(SINGLEFAMILY) LOTS1THROUGH6, SQUARE5, CRAINS SUBDIVISIONOFGRASSY KEY,ASRECORDEDIN PLATBOOK1,PAGE51,OF THEPUBLICRECORDSOF MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA.(VACANTLOTS) a/k/a58600MORTON STREET,MARATHON, FLORIDA33050hasbeenfiledagainstyouand youarerequiredtoservea copyofyourwrittendefenses,if any,toit,onKahane& A ssociates,P.A.,Attorneyfor Plaintiff,whoseaddressis 8201PetersRoad,Ste.3000, Plantation,FLORIDA33324on orbeforeAugust15th,2011,a datewhichiswithinthirty(30) daysafterthefirstpublicationof thisNoticeintheFLORIDA KEYSKEYNOTERandfilethe originalwiththeClerkofthis Courteitherbeforeserviceon Plaintiffsattorneyor immediatelythereafter; otherwiseadefaultwillbe enteredagainstyouforthe reliefdemandedinthe complaint. Ifyouareapersonwith disabilitywhoneedsany accommodationinorderto participateinacourt proceedingorevent,youare entitled,atnocosttoyou,tothe provisionofcertainassistance. PleasecontactCherylAlfonso, 302FlemingStreet,KeyWest, FL33040,(305)292-3423,at least7daysbeforeyour scheduledcourtappearance, orimmediatelyuponreceiving thisnotificationifthetime beforethescheduled appearanceislessthan7days; ifyouarehearingorvoice impairedcall711. WITNESSmyhandandthe sealofthisCourtthis5thdayof July,2011. DANNYL.KOLHAGE A sClerkoftheCourt ByTammyL.Marciel A A A sDeputyClerk Submittedby: Kahane&Associates,P.A. 8201PetersRoad,Ste.3000 Plantation,FL33324 Telephone:(954)382-3486 Telefacsimile:(954)382-5380 PublishJuly16,23,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter No.2598700 NOTICEOFPUBLICSALE: AlexsAutoWrecking&Parts givesNoticeofForeclosureof Lienandintenttosellthese vehicles on7/27/20119:00:00 AMat111USHighway1 / 107,KeyWest,FL33040 pursuanttosubsection713.78 oftheFloridaStatutes.Alexs A utoWrecking&Parts reservestherighttoacceptor rejectanyand/orallbids 1HD1GM4117K319477 2007HDFXDI 1C3XY66R8LD808064 1990Chrysler 1FMYU24E2WUB36524 1998FORD 1N4AL11D66N346266 2006NISSAN 2MEFM75W5YX656002 2000MERCURY 3D7HA16H15G834452 2005Dodge 2HGEJ6617YH583746 2000HONDA. 1FAFP52U1XG292350 1999FORD 45VXA02B6PW003213 1993UMC W06VR52R0VR130627 1997CADILLAC PublishJuly16,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter No.2584100 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUIT INANDFORMONROE COUNTY AMENDEDNOTICEOF FORECLOSURESALEBY CLERKOFTHECIRCUIT COURT Noticeisherebygiventhatthe A A undersigned,DANNYL. KOLHAGE,ClerkoftheCircuit CourtofMonroeCounty, Florida,will,onthe29dayof July,2011,at11:00oclock a.m.,at500WhiteheadStreet, MonroeCounty,intheCityof KeyWest,Florida,offerforsale andsellatpublicoutcrytothe highestandbestbidderfor CASHthefollowingdescribed propertysituatedinMonroe County,Florida,towit: OntheislandofKeyWest,on WilliamA.WhiteheadsMap, delineatedinFebruaryA.D. 1829,aspartofTract5;said parcelbeingfurtherdescribed bymetesandboundsas follows:COMMENCEatthe intersectionoftheNWlyrightof waylineofOliviaStreetwiththe SWlyrightofwaylineof WindsorLaneandrunthence NWlyalongtheSWlyrightof waylineofsaidWindsorLane foradistanceof43.00feetto thePointofBeginning;thence continueNWlyalongtheSWly andatrightanglesfora distanceof60.00feet;thence SElyandatrightanglesfora distanceof56.6feet;thence NElyalongalinedeflected89 degrees25minutes37second totheleftforadistanceof60.0 feetbacktothePointof Beginning. Propertyaddress:828Windsor Lane,Unit / 3,KeyWest, Florida Pursuantto ORDER RESETTINGSALEDATE enteredinacasependingin saidCourt,thestyleofwhichis: IBERIABANK Plaintiff VS. ISLANDGENTRIFICATION GROUPLLC,etal Defendant A ndtheDocketNumberof whichisNumber 44-2009-CA-000938-K WITNESSmyhandandthe OfficialSealofSaidCourt,this 07dayofJune,2011. DannyL.Kolhage ClerkoftheCircuitCourt MonroeCounty,Florida By:ShontaMcLeod DeputyClerk FloridaStatute45.031:Any personclaiminganinterestin thesurplusfromthesale,ifany, otherthanthepropertyowner A A asofthedateoftheLis Pendensmustfileaclaim within60daysafterthesale. PublishJuly16,23,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter No.2618200 STATEOFFLORIDA DEPARTMENTOF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICEOFINTENTTO ISSUEPERMIT TheDepartmentof EnvironmentalProtectiongives noticeofitsIntenttoIssuea permittoMr.EdwardKoconis, IslamoradaVillageofIslands, toconstructone(1),ClassV, Group6,StormwaterInjection WellforMiddlePlantationKey VacuumStationlocatedat PlantationKey,Monroe County,FL(DEPFileNo: 306662-001-UC/5D). Thepurposeofthisfacilityisto injectnon-hazardous stormwaterrun-offfromthe MiddlePlantationKeyVacuum StationintoClassV,Group6, StormwaterInjectionWell locatedinPlantationKey, MonroeCounty,FL.Injection willbeintotheKeyLargoor MiamiLimestoneFormations anticipatedtooccurat,or immediately,belowland surfacewithintheareaof proposedwellconstruction. TheDepartmenthaspermitting j urisdictionunderChapter403 oftheFloridaStatutes,and Chapters62-4,62-520,62-528, 62-550,62-600,62-601, 62-620,62-610,62-522and 62-660oftheFlorida A dministrativeCode.The projectisnotexemptfrom permittingprocedures.The Departmenthasdetermined thataconstructionpermitis requiredfortheproposedwork. TheDepartmentwillissuethe permitunlessatimelypetition foranadministrativehearingis filedunderSections120.569 and120.57,F.S.Mediationis notavailableforthis proceeding. A personwhosesubstantial interestsareaffectedbythe Departmentsproposed permittingdecisionmay petitionforanadministrative proceeding(hearing)in accordancewithSections SPC# 1534We can build you a custom pool from Key Largo to Key West!Pool Renovations Concrete Pools Fiberglass PoolsOffice: 305-517-6505Andy Nichols, OwnerCell: 571-264-4794Marathon, FL firstname.lastname@example.orgLicensed & Insured Top chefs compete for bragging rights at Top Shelf contestImagine yourself in one of those Food Network cooking competitions and the judges tell you that your food budget is $15. Oh, and you are restricted to non-perishable food no fresh veggies, fruits or meats to wow the judges. That sets a pretty high bar, but one which Key West chefs amateurs and pros have successfully scaled in the Key West Top Shelf Chef Cooking Contest. Last year, judges selected Ray Masieros Sweetn Sour Soup as the winning entry, along with his Candied Spam dessert. The Peoples Choice title for a second year-in-a-row went to Becky Andrews, who created a Southwest barbecue tamale pie with black bean salad. In previous competitions, dishes have covered a wide range of ingredients and cooking styles, including ginger chicken, crab and corn chowder, pot pies and pastas. The contest is a benefit for the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless. Chefs and the hungry crowd that gets to vote gather from 5-8 p.m. Friday, July 22, at the Bottlecap Lounge, 1128 Simonton St., Key West, for this years Top Shelf Cooking Contest. Celebrity bartenders will be serving drinks. All tips will be donated to Florida Keys Outreach Coalition. The chefs who participate include professionals along with amateurs who want to strut their stuff. To register for the competition, call Stephanie at 294-0304. For more information about the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition, visit: www.FKOC.org.$15 food budget brings out the creative sideKEY WEST Key West chefs who participated in last years benefit for the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition.Contributed PhotoSeniors invited to health fair July 23Afree healthy-living fair aimed at senior citizens is scheduled 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 23 in Key Largo. The Senior Citizen Information and Health Fair will be held at the Key Largo Civic Center on Ocean Bay Drive, off mile marker 99.4 oceanside (behind TIB Bank). There will be many booths with all kinds of helpful information available for senior citizens and family members, Pam Martin, organizer of the event, said. Information and contacts for programs offering assistance on aging well will be provided, she said. HelpLine, SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders), the state Department of Elderly Affairs, the Alliance for Aging and Monroe County Social Services will be among groups participating in the health fair. Community Bank is primary sponsor. Light refreshments and free items will be included. Organizations wishing to participate: call Pam Martin at (305) 853-0907l or email: email@example.com. KEY LARGO LIVING BRIEFSCar Club hosts Saturday showThe Florida Keys Southernmost Car Club holds its monthly Show & Shine and ice cream social from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. This event at the Sugarloaf Lodge, mile marker 17, is for the lovers of classic, custom, and street rod automobiles and trucks of all years and makes. The event features prizes, 50/50 drawing, good food and cold beverages at the tiki bar. The club members are seeking new members for a full schedule shows. Contact Dick Moody at 942-1758.
Saturday,July 16,2011 9B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 120.569and120.57,Florida Statutes.Thepetitionmust containtheinformationsetforth belowandmustbefiled (received)intheOfficeof GeneralCounselofthe Departmentat3900 CommonwealthBoulevard, MailStation35,Tallahassee, Florida32399-3000,within14 daysofpublicationofthis notice.Petitionershallmaila copyofthepetitiontothe applicantattheaddress indicatedaboveatthetimeof filing.Failuretofileapetition withinthistimeperiodshall constituteawaiverofanyright suchpersonmayhaveto requestanadministrative determination(hearing)under Sections120.569and120.57, FloridaStatutes,ortointervene inthisproceedingand participateasapartytoit.Any subsequentinterventionwillbe onlyatthediscretionofthe presidingofficeruponthefiling ofamotionincompliancewith rule28-5.207,F.A.C. ThePetitionshallcontainthe followinginformation;(a)The name,address,andtelephone numberofeachpetitioner,the applicantsnameandaddress, theDepartmentPermitFile A A Numberandthecountyin whichtheprojectisproposed; (b)Astatementofhowand wheneachpetitionerreceived noticeoftheDepartments actionorproposedaction;(c)A statementofhoweach petitionerssubstantial interestsareaffectedbythe Departmentsactionor proposedaction;(d)A statementofthematerialfacts disputedbyPetitioner,ifany; (e)Astatementoffactswhich petitionercontendswarrant reversalormodificationofthe Departmentsactionor proposedaction;(f)A statementofwhichrulesor statutespetitionercontends requirereversalormodification oftheDepartmentsactionor proposedaction;and(g)A statementofthereliefsought bypetitioner,statingprecisely theactionpetitionerwantsthe Departmenttotakewith respecttotheDepartments actionorproposedaction. Ifapetitionisfiled,the administrativehearingprocess isdesignedtoformulate agencyaction.Accordingly,the Departmentsfinalactionmay bedifferentfromtheposition takenbyitinthisintent. A A Personswhosesubstantial interestswillbeaffectedbyany decisionoftheDepartmentwith regardtotheapplicationhave therighttopetitiontobecomea partytotheproceeding,in accordancewiththe requirementssetforthabove. Theapplicationanddraft permitareavailableforpublic inspectionduringnormal businesshours,8:00a.m.to 5:00p.m.,Mondaythrough Friday,exceptlegalholidays,at theDepartmentof EnvironmentalProtection, SouthDistrict,2295Victoria A ve.,FortMyers,Florida. A dditionalinformation concerningthisprojectmaybe obtainedbycontactingDavid Rhodes,P.G.at(239) 344-5687. 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EOE BIGPINELOBSTERBOAT NEEDSCREW TOSETTRAPS A ugust1stto6th. 305-872-9026 CLEANINGSTAFFNEEDED Driverslicenseamust.Good startingwages.Marathonarea, 305-481-8379 CLERK/CASHIERPOSITION FTw/benefits.Knowledgeof hardware,boats,computersa plus.ApplyCaloosaCove Marina,MM73.5 DRIVER Cleandrivingrecorda MUST! Min.of3yr.Fl.DL. MustspeakEnglish.Applyin personfrom12-3,M-F,atOre Seafood,1264OceanView A ve.,endof15thSt.,Marathon. F/TNIGHTTIMESECURITY POSITION A vailableinKeyLargo. PleaseCall:305-451-4060 FulltimeExperienced OutboardMechanic Tues.-Sat.,8am-5pm. A pplywithin852-3537. MarkeyMarineMM98.2 MAINTENANCEPERSON Electrical/plumbingexphelpful. A pplyinpersonatHAWKS NEST,1KyleWaySouth, Marathon. PARTSMANAGER withsignificantexperiencein inventorymanagementand procurementofpartsforall boatsystemsandmarine outboard/inboardengines. Computerproficiencyrequired. QuickBooksaplus.FullTime. Experiencedonlyneedapply. SendresumetoDonnamarathonboatyard.comorfax to305-743-4042.EOE,DFW. PLUMBERSNEEDED Full-timeimmediateopenings. Experiencedonly.Applyin personGeorgesPlumbing 9585OverseasHwy.,Mthn RENTALOPERATOR& TOURGUIDE Lookingforvery professionalbooking coordinator.Greatbusiness opportunityforIslamorada watersportsco.Emailresume tobradsevensports.com GET RESULTSWith KeynoterClassifieds 743-5551 CITY OF MARATHON,FLORIDA9805 Overseas Highway,Marathon,Florida 33050 Phone:(305) 743-0033 NOTICE OFHEARING TO IMPOSE AND PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION OFSPECIALASSESSMENTSNotice is hereby given that the City of Marathon, Florida, will conduct a public hearing to consider the imposition of special assessments against certain parcels of property located in the City. The hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereaf ter as the matter can be heard, on August 24, 2010 Marathon Government Center, EOC Room, 2798 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida, for the purpose of receiving public comment on the proposed Assessment Area and assessments. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please c ontact the City at (305)289-5020, at least seven days prior to the public hearing. All affected property owners have a right to appea r at the hearing and to file written objections with the City within 20 days of this notice. If a person wishes to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at the hearing, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made. The Assessments have been proposed to fund the on-going maintenance of stormwater collection and treatment facilities. The assessment for each parcel of property will be based, in part, on the number of equivalent residential units attributable to such parcel. The maximum annual assessment is estimated to be $120.00 per ERU. Amore specific description is set forth in the Preliminary Assessment Resolution adopted by the City Council on July 27, 2010. Copies of the Preliminary Assessment Resolution and the preliminary Assessment Roll are available for inspection at the offices of the City Manager, located at 9805 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida. The assessments will be collected on the ad valorem tax bill, as authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes. Failure to pay the assessments will cause a tax certificate to be issued against the property which may result in a loss of title. If you have any questions, please contact Stormwater Utility at (305)289-5005.CITYOF MARATHON, FLORIDAPublished Keynoter 7/16/11 CITYOF MARATHON, FLORIDA9805 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL33050 Phone: (305) 743-0033 CITY OF MARA THON, FLORIDA NOTICE OF SPECIAL CALL BUDGET MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that the City Council of the City of Marathon will hold a Special Call Public Meeting on Thursday, July 21st at 5:00 p.m. at the Marathon Fire Station 8900 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida. The purpose of this Special Call Public Hearing is to adopt the Proposed FY11-12 Millage Rate and confirm dates, times and places for the public hearings. Aworkshop will immediately follow to review the proposed General Fund Budget. All interested persons are invited to attend the meeting and participate in the discussion.The City of Marathon complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations or assistance should call the City Clerk at City Hall (305) 743-0033 of such need at least 72 hours (3 days) in advance.Published Keynoter 7/16/11 LIVING BRIEFSMusic for MARCAmusic festival supported by Upper Keys musicians and organizations kicks off Saturday, July 23, at the Coral Isles Church, mile marker 90, in Tavernier. Admission to the 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. concert is free, but for every $5 donation to M.A.R.C., donors get a chance to win a brand new Venus 10 Ocean Kayak with dual paddle, along with other prizes. Donor tickets are available at the M.A.R.C. consignment store, mile marker 90, next to Coral Shores High School. Food will be available at the July 23 event. Spaces for vendors are still available. For information, contact Dan Brooke at 305304-2515 or Corinne Triviski at 305-432-8384.Vacation Bible School July 18-22Key West United Methodist Church, 600 Eaton St., is holding its vacation bible school for children entering Pre-K through fifth grade, July 1822. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. until noon. ABounce House will be among the games and treats during the week-long program. For more information, call 296-2392.Key Largo schedules July 20 auditionsThe Key Players have announced open auditions for the upcoming 2011-2012 season. Auditions will be held beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, at the Lions Club in Key Largo. Interested actors, should come prepared to read with other actors. No prepared monologue is required. Those interested in being considered for a musical should bring something to showcase your voice. Atentative lineup of shows for the coming season include: Men are Dogs, a September comedy; Taffetas Christmas, a December musical; and Red, White and Tuna, a May comedy. Afourth show slated for February/March has not yet been finalized. For more information, visit www.keyplayers.org .Plant clinics July 18 and 20The Monroe County Extension Services offers two free plant clinics this month. Before treating your landscapes, get insects identified and plant problems correctly diagnosed. Specialists invite gardeners to bring diseased or insect-infested plants to the clinics for assistance. Be sure to bag the specimens in plastic. Clinics will be held 1-4 p.m. Monday, July 18, at the Monroe County Extension Office in the Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St., Key West; and 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 20, at the Murray E. Nelson Government & Cultural Center, 102050 Overseas Hwy., Suite 244, Key Largo. For more information, call 292-4501, or visit: http://monroe.ifas.ufl.edu .Camp Adventure set through August The City of Marathon Parks and Recreation Departments Camp Adventure program will run until Aug. 12. Activities are on tap from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Community Park. The camp is for ages 613 and costs $80 per week. That includes Tuesday and Thursday trips to Jacobs Aquatic Center in Key Largo, along with other fun activities. To register, call 305743-6598. THETIMEISNOW Become a non-smoker $125 Total Cost Get motivated to lose weight & stay motivated!#203 Town Square Mall Marathon 289-2008 3706 B N.Roosevelt Blvd.Key West 294-1277Timothy Kelly,LCSW HypnotistMember of the Florida Society of Clinical Hypnosis THE TIME
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Looking to Invest in yourOwn Piece of Paradise? Call Us Today! Proud supporter of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable FoundationBarbara Direct (305) 731-3212 Rusty Direct (305) 481-6889Barbara & Rusty Stevens REALTORS LIVING BRIEFSLower Keys Chamber meetsThe Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce meets 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Sugarloaf KOA, mile marker 20. Guest speakers include State Rep. Ron Saunders and Monroe County Mayor Heather Carruthers. Saunders will update the group on the 2011 Tallahassee Legislative Session and Carruthers will present the 2011 State of the County report. A question and answer period will follow the presentations. Big Jims SmokinButts will prepare the menu of grilled chicken, potato salad, green beans and fresh garden salad. Cost $15. Reservations are required. Call 872-2411.School supplies Drive underway Asummer school supply drive is underway at the Edward Jones branch office in Marathon. Items sought for donations include: sneakers for children age 4-13; general school supplies, monetary donations to help fund backpacks for school-age children. Donations can be dropped off the Edward Jones office in Town Square Mall, 11400 Overseas Hwy., Suite 220, Marathon.Adoption event set for SaturdayMarrvelous Pet Rescues is hosting an adoption event 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Animal Care Clinic & Keys Kritters, mile marker 100.6. The event, to celebrate PetFinder.coms 15th birthday, will offer an opportunity to meet adoptable pets and learn how to become a foster to pets in need. For more information, call 453-1315 or visit marrvelouspetrescues.org .Sensational Sharks at Discovery SaturdayFree Discovery Saturday teaches children about Sensational Sharks. The Florida Keys EcoDiscovery Center, 35 East Quay Rd., Key West, will host the educational event from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Children from kindergarten age through fifth grade are invited to learn about sharksbodies and special adaptations, what they eat, a sharks sixth sense, what being top predator means for the environment, and why sharks deserve our respect and conservation. Discovery Saturdays are scheduled the third Saturday of every month. Attendance is free, but preregistration is recommended. Call 305-8094750.Womens study group formingA12-week womens study program in the Upper Keys, called Boundaries, starts Sunday. The group will meet in the community room at the Sea Gull condominium complex in Tavernier and focus on the following: Can I set limits and still be a loving person? How do I answer someone who wants my time, love, energy or money? Why do I feel guilty when I consider setting boundaries? To find out more, call cofacilitator Nancy Siljander at (703) 328-3573 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Bonnie Young as the contact person to call or text: at 305-432-0558,Poster contest honors FlaglerThe Marathon Community Theatre is sponsoring a poster contest to mark the 100-year anniversary of the Jan. 12, 1912, arrival in Key West of the Florida East Coast Railway. Original poster designs should depict the importance of the event. Applications and rules can be obtained at the theater, mile marker 49 oceanside, or by calling Ginger at 304-7842 or sending an email to email@example.com.Birding festival needs volunteersIts not until September, but organizers of the annual Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival are looking for volunteers now. The festival is a nonprofit event taking place Sept. 21 through 25 spearheaded by Jim Bell at the National Key Deer Refuge. The event committee meets at Curry Hammock State Park on Crawl Key the first Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m. for about two hours. The festival includes two birding walks and talks with Kenn and Kimberly Kaufman, a presentation by wildlife photographers Lopez and Dick Fortune, a Florida Keys Audubon trip to the Dry Tortugas, and an environmental fair and fami ly day at Curry Hammock. Anyone interested can contact Bell at 872-0774. To find out event specifics, go to www.keysbirdingfest .org Notice is hereby given:Por este medio:Michael Jarrett Sr.Jose Medina 1185 20th St301 White St #15D Marathon, Fl 33050Key West, Fl 33040You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Monroe County Supervisor of Elections, in Key West, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. Harry L. Sawyer, Jr. Monroe County Supervisor of Elections 530 Whitehead Street, #101 Key West, Florida 33040 305-292-3416 Se le notifica que se ha cuestionado su aptitud para votar. Usted tiene la obligacin de comunicarse con el Supervisor de Elecciones del Condado de Monroe en Cayo Hueso, Florida, a ms tardar treinta (30) das despus de la fecha de esta publicacin. No responder tendr por resultado una determinacin por parte del Supervisor de la ineptitud suya para votar, por lo que se sacar su nombre del sistema de inscripciones electorales del Estado. Harry L. Sawyer, Jr. Supervisor de Elecciones del Condado de Monroe 530 Whitehead Street, #101 Key West, Florida 33040 305-292-3416 Published Keynoter 7-16-11 SAUNDERS CARRUTHERS Subscriptions 743-5551
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The agenda is available online at www.monroecounty-fl.gov or by contacting the Land Authority office at 295-5180.ADAASSISTANCE If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in these proceedings, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1.Published Keynoter 7/16/11 29967 Overseas Hwy. Big Pine Key, FL33043 Patti Nickless, CRS, SFRBrokerAssociate(305) 304-6949Patti@BestKeysAgent.com 20715 5th Ave. W Cudjoe Key Patti SOLD anotherListing!Are you ready to SELL? Or BUYa piece of Keys Paradise? 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Call(305)731-6540 A A KEYWAYMOTORBIKE 500miles,likenew. 49HP.$1500/obo. 305-587-3139 A A 2000ChevyFlatbed,Dually 89Kmi.,NewA/C,clutch,gas tank,fuelpump,alternater andbattery.$7800Call 305-664-8090.Lv.msg. A A 2003ChevClassBmotor home .84Kmi,fullyeqpt,gas range,refrig,hotwaterheater, gen,shower/toilet.Mustsell! $18K.B.B.$24K305-743-0802 GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 July-August prime time forsun safetySkin cancer affects more Americans than any other type of cancer, according to the National Institutes of Health. And with the suns strong rays upon us in summer, South Floridians should take extra caution in July and August. The incidence of skin cancer is about 3.5 million per year, or one in five Americans, said Dr. Keyvan Nouri, professor of dermatology and cutaneous surgery at the University of Miamis Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. In Florida, thats even greater due to the proximity to the equator and intensity of the sun, said Nouri, director of Mohs micrographic surgery at Sylvester, a procedure used to treat common types of skin cancer. There are three types of skin cancer: basal cell, squamous cell, and melanoma. While melanoma is the most deadly, basal and squamous cell carcinomas are much more common, according to Dr. Brian J. Katz, a dermatologist at the Miami Beach Skin Center. About 75 to 80 percent are of the basal cell type. Squamous cell skin cancers are about 20 to 25 percent of skin cancers overall, he noted. These cancers originate in the skins top layer, the epidermis, and are named after the cells they affect, the basal cell or the squamous cell. Basal cells lie at the base layer of the epidermis, while squamous cells rest above this base layer. Overexposure to the suns radiation can result in the production of cancer cells, which divide and reproduce faster than average cells, according to the American Cancer Society. Though skin cancer can affect anyone, people with light skin or a family history of skin cancer should be especially cautious, according to Dr. Eduardo Weiss, a dermatologist at Memorial Regional Hospital. People who have had organ transplants are also at high risk because of their weakened immune systems. Because they are caused by cumulative sun damage, these cancers are often seen in older patients. The most important thing to remember is that 60 to 80 percent of sun damage happens in the first 20 years of the life, Weiss said. Applying broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreens with an SPF of 15 or higher, wearing sun protective clothing and staying out of the sun at peak hours, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., is very important. Once a skin cancer has been contracted, the patient can detect it by paying attention to changes on the skin, according to dermatologist Dr. Betty Bellman, voluntary associate professor of dermatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The majority occur on sun-exposed areas anywhere from the hand to the chest to the face. You also should look at the top of the ear and the scalp, and behind the ear, because people dont usually think to put sunscreen there, Bellman said. Basal cell carcinoma develops in three ways: nodular, superficial and infiltrative. Nodular basal cell carcinoma appears as a fleshy colored bump, described as pearly and filled with blood vessels that break open and bleed easily, said Miami dermatologist and Mohs surgeon at a private practice Dr. Eduard Gross, a voluntary professor of dermatology at the University of Miami. Superficial basal cell cancers run just along the skins surface, while infiltrative cancers grow as wispy strands within the skin. Think of the difference between nodular and superficial cancers as the difference between a potato and the roots of a weed, Gross said. Sqamous cell carcinomas have a rough, sandpapery texture to the skin, according to dermatologist Dr. Judith Crowell whose office is in South Miami. The skin may start to look pink and brown and is no longer smooth. Often times, these skin cancers appear innocuous, resembling a pimple or a blister. They can be detected, however, by their persistence. Although they grow slowly, they grow relentlessly. Some people think theyll go away on their own but they never do, Gross said. As they grow they eat at whatever they get into. Theyll grow a little wider and a little deeper and can even grow down under the skin and go deeper, initially into the fatty layer, then the muscles, the tissue and even the bone. While they are the most common types of cancer, they are the least dangerous, especially if caught early. People dont pay attention to themselves and thats the most important thing, said Clair McElfresh of Palmetto Bay, one of Nouris patients. McElfresh, a heart and kidney transplant patient, encountered his first incidence of skin cancer 18 years ago. Basal cell skin cancers never metastasize, which means they cannot break off and spread into the blood stream causing reoccurrence in other areas of the body. Squamous cell skin cancers, though rare, can metastasize. This makes them a bit more aggressive and dangerous than basal cell cancers. Although creams and surgical procedures successfully eradicate these cancers, nearly half of all patients who have basal or squamous cell skin cancer will have it again within five years of their first incidence, according to Gross. People need to be diligent about the sunscreen and minimize the time theyre in the sun and not be cavalier or playful about it, said skin cancer patient Ken Trachy, 61. Trachy, co-founder and director of special projects at Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency at the University of Miami medical school, recently contracted an aggressive form of squamous skin cancer on his right shoulder. He has been going to Weiss for 15 years. On the other hand, they need to make sure they have a physician they know and trust, Trachy said.Doctors urge diligent use of sunscreenBy Roshan NebhrajaniThe Miami HeraldHEALTH Public Meetings Scheduled by and with the City of Marathon forJuly 2011City Council City Manager GingerSnead, MayorRogerHernstadt Dick Ramsay, Vice MayorCity Attorneys Richard Keating CouncilmemberStearns WeaverMiller Mike Cinque, CouncilmemberWeisslerAlhadeff Pete Worthington, Councilmember& Sitterson, PA CITYOFMARATHONPublished Keynoter 7/16/11Please note that more than one Marathon City Council/Board/Committee membermay participate in the meetings listed.SUBJECT : DA TE: TIME: LOCA TION: Planning Commission Meeting07/18/115:30pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. Special Call Budget Meeting & Workshop07/21/115:00pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. City Council/Staff Agenda 07/26/1110:00amMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. Briefing Workshop City Council Meeting07/26/11 5:30pm Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Hwy.To view the full City of Marathon calendarplease visit ourwebsite: www.ci.marathon.fl.usPursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respec t to any matter considered at any meeting or workshop noted herein, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and for such purposes he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made; which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appea l is to be based. The City of Marathon complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a disabled person requiri ng special accommodations or assistance, please notify the City Clerk at (305) 289-5020 of such need at least 72 hours (3 days) in advance. 7/1 3/11hh Repeated applications of sunscreen and avoiding exposure between 10 a.m.and 4 p.m.recommended by doctors who treat skin cancers.