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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .4B Living . . . . . . .2B Business . . . . . .4A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .5A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .3BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2011 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,NOVEMBER 30,2011 VOLUME 58,NO.96 25 CENTS Earnings rise The parent company of Centennial Bank reports good profits for the third quarter of the year.Story, 4A Basketball opens The Key West High School hoops team starts its season today with plenty of expectations.Story, 1B The failed Marlin Bay sells for$15MThe unfinished Marlin Bay Yacht Club one of the housing booms biggest Florida Keys busts and certainly the biggest in Marathon has been sold for $15 million. Thats a far cry from the $220 million luxury bayside development planned on Louisa Street on the site of the former Gulfstream Trailer Park. Developer L.M. Sandler and Sons evicted the 80 RVand mobile-home residents in 2004 to make way for the walled-in community. Its certainly a big deal. I would think its the biggest real estate deal in the Keys this year, said Brian Schmitt, broker at Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate who was not involved in the sale. Records with the Monroe County Clerks Office show the sale closed on Nov. 16, when a warranty deed with the consideration amount of $15 million was agreed to between Marlin Bay Yacht Club LLC of Stuart as the grantee and Continental Real Estate Co. as the grantor. Continental brokered the deal as a bank foreclosure. According to county Property Appraiser Karl Borglum, the value of Marlin Bays developed land is $7,895,667 and the value of its vacant land is $5,569,585 for a total of $13,469,152, which is 90 percent of the sale price. Were going to continue to develop it, said William Anderson, managing member of Marlin Bay Yacht Club LLC. My clients are already in the process of cleaning the existing units.New owner plans to finish building luxury complexBy LARRY KAHNlkahn@keynoter.comMARATHONPython captured in KCBIts hard to move your car when a 7-foot Burmese python is blocking the driveway.Thats what a group of German visitors discovered when they approached the garage at the Monte Christo Condos in Key Colony Beach on Nov. 12. They went down to get their car out of the garage and it was sunning itself across the whole width of the garage, condo manager John Fairbank said. Fairbank said the Linn family called police, which led Officer Charles Griffith to the scene. He pulled the snake out of the bushes with his hands.He was not a friendly snake; he was trying to bite the whole time, Griffith said.He and some members of the Linn family coerced the snake into a large trash can with the help of a shuffleboard stick. Once he was out in the open, the trash can looked attractive to hide in, Griffith said. Griffith turned the snake over to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers, who in turn got it to U.S. Geological Survey wildlife biologist Ron Rozar in Key Largo. Rozar heads the states python trapping initiative and told the Keynoter the male snake was euthanized. Anecropsy is planned at Everglades National Park. With Burmese pythons, the state requires a permit to own one. Its not an animal you could potentially adopt out, he said. Were interested in what type of impact theyre having. Well look at stomach contents and reproductive status. Rozar said its impossible to tell for sure, but that given the location, the snake most likely escaped captivity or was released on the island. Because of the distance from Key Colony Beach to the nearest known population, its almost certainly not a disperser, he said. Exotic snakes are a huge problem in the Everglades. Burmese pythons can reach 26 feet long prey on native species. They number in the thousands in the Everglades and have spread south to the Key Largo area.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comKEY COLONY BEACH Photo courtesy JOHN FRANKKey Colony Beach Police Officer Charles Griffith coaxes a 7-foot Burmese python into a trash can Nov.12 at the Monte Christo Condos on West Ocean Drive.Helping is Christian Linn,an annual guest from Cuxhaven,Germany, who found the snake sunning beside his car.Dick:Give city Glynn ArcherKey West Mayor Craig Catesplan to transform Glynn Archer Elementary School into a new Key West city hall has new life: Monroe County School Board Chairman John Dick wants to just give the building to the city. There would be only one string attached: The city letting the School District park buses at city-owned land on Stock Island. I want to make that deal, Dick said. I dont want any money from them. I cant see winding up with another abandoned building for the School District like the Harris School, which was sold to a developer. I wont be party to that. The district now parks its Lower Keys buses at Trumbo Point in Old Town Key West. But an 800-day reconstruction of North Roosevelt Boulevard is scheduled to start in April, and that would cause major transportation issues for the district. Cates pitched Glynn Archer, on White Street, as a new city hall shared with School District offices more than two years, when he was running for his first term in office. The plan was derailed by the two sidesinability to come up with a deal, including a purchase price and how joint use would work. Dicks proposal to give the city Glynn Archer in exchange for parking privileges has culminated in a memorandum of understanding, drafted by City Attorney Shawn Smith, that Dick said he would present to the School Board at a Dec. 13 meeting beginning at 3 p.m. at Coral Shores High School in Tavernier.Dick said that down the road, if the district wants to move its offices from Trumbo Road to Glynn Archer, there would be space available, as city offices would occupy only the two buildings closest to White Street.The auditorium would be converted into a public meeting space available to the School Board and Key West City Commission; the gym and art buildings would stay as is until the district wanted to make a move.In return for elementary school, city would allow bus parkingBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST MYSTERY MONSTERS Whew! Season ends with little impactFor the sixth straight year, Monroe County and the whole of Florida were spared major impact from tropical weather systems during hurricane season, which began June 1 and ends today. In fact, despite a sixmonth season comprising 19 tropical storms and seven hurricanes, at no point were the Keys covered by tropical watches or warnings, according to meteorologists at the National Weather Services Key West office.The United States experienced three landfalls this year: Tropical Storm Don in late July, Hurricane Irene in late August and Tropical Storm Lee in early September.Irene, the most damaging storm to hit the U.S. this year, first hit the Outer Banks of North Carolina, then continued up the East Coast, leaving behind more than 50 deaths and damage estimated between $5 billion and $10 billion.Although some researchers have tried to explain why so many storms seemed to track toward the North Atlantic, local National Weather Service meteorologist Chris Rothwell said the supporting science just isnt there.Basically, we lucked out, he said Theres many oscillations you can blame it on but, as of now, the science isnt good enough to tell you most of the tracks are going to go out to sea, head east or come in to the gulf. Despite having little impact on the Keys, the 2011 season tied with last year, 1995 and 1887 as the third busiest on record. The last major hurricane, measuring Category 3 or higher on the SaffirSimpson wind scale with sustained winds between 111 mph and 130 mph, to hit the U.S. was HurricaneKeys escape severe storms for 6th yearBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comHURRICANE SEASONSee Marlin,3ASee Hurricanes,3ASee Archer,3A Vets on the moveThe Marathon Veterinary Hospital is expanding and moving down the highway. Story, 6A Hatchet jobA Marathon man accused of assault with a hatchet remains jailed on $175,000 bond.Story, 6A At least 10 of these images have popped up across Key Wests streetscape in recent months,artist unknown. The fellow in the pointed hat (left) is outside Capital Bank at Whitehead and Eaton streets,while the guy above can be found at Eaton and Bahama streets.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,November 30,2011 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.7463 THURS.7362 FRI.7466 SAT.7768 Forecast: Expect mostly sunny skies with a slight chance of showers occurring Friday. Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches twice weekly for the presence of enteric bacteria.There currently are no beaches with health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes Keys Sunday and the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $59.53 in Florida and $56.16 outof-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158,MARATHON,FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier,FL 33070 Newsroom . .(305) 852-3216 Advertising . .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . . . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . . . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O.Box 500158) Marathon,FL 33050-0158 Newsroom . .(305) 743-5551 Advertising . .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-9586 Key West 2720-A N.Roosevelt Blvd. Overseas Market Key West,FL 33040 Newsroom . .(305) 296-6989 Advertising . .(305) 296-6989 Fax . . . . . .(305) 296-1287 E-mail email@example.com Missing your paper? 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 ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSExpect traffic delays SaturdayMore than 500 motorcycles are expected to be escorted through the Upper Keys Saturday morning as part of the Police Officer Assistance Trust Holiday Gifts for Surviving Children program. The group will cross the Monroe-Miami-Dade line on U.S. 1 about 11 a.m., then will be escorted by Monroe County Sheriffs Office deputies to the Postcard Inn Beach Resort and Marina at Holiday Isle at mile marker 84 oceanside. As the motorcycles pass intersections on the highway, the intersections will be closed until the entire group passes. I ask that people be patient during this event. Closures will be short term and should not impact traffic too much. This event raises money for a terrific cause and should not cause too much trouble for the traveling public, Sheriffs Office Capt. Don Fanelli said. The ride raises money for the children of police officers killed in the line of duty in South Florida. THURSDAY,FRIDAY AND SATURDAY,DECEMBER 1ST,2ND,3RD OPEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY 9:30 5:30 SUNDAYS NOON 5:30 BUY 1, GET 2nd* AT*2nd Item must be of Equal or Lesser ValueTHE RULES ARE SIMPLE.Come in Thursday, Friday and Saturday and purchase anything in the store. Next, choose any other item and youll pay half price for it. (Of course, the second item must be of equal or lesser value). K e y Lar go M.M 9812Tel: 852-4515 Mara thon M.M.50, Gulfside Village Tel: 743-5855 50%OFF SPORTSWEARSWIMWEARJUNIORSPETITES pp asNJSPSupervisor.In1956 hewastrainedbytheNavy SealsforthefirstNJSP UnderwaterRecoveryUnit. A ssignments:Drunkometer, Breathalyzer,HeavyDuty Rescue,RadiologicalMonitor andAntiSniper,Scoped Rifleman.Promotedto Detectivein1969.TroopB ZoneSupervisorofthe DetectiveUnits. ADualMasonicMember,52 years,raisedtoMasterMason in1959attheN.J.164Lodge andMasonoftheYear2002at Marathon323MasonicLodge. MemberoftheMarathonSons oftheAmericanLegionand Captain7yearsofthe A mericanLegion154Color Guard. TherewillbeaMemorial ServiceattheAmericanLegion Post154HallonSunday, December18that2:00P.M. A ATIEDEMANNKarlTheodoreTiedemann. OnSaturday,December3, 11:00AMatIslandChristian CommunityChurch,MM83.2, theUpperKeysCommunity, friendsandfamilywillcome togethertocelebratethelifeof KarlTheodoreTiedemann, betterknownasTattooTed. Anadoringfather,loving husbandanddedicatedfriend, Tedwasbestknowntoothers forhisexceptionaltalentasa tattooartistleavinghismark aroundtheworldonovera thousandgratefulpatrons throughouthislifetime. Tedissurvivedbyhiswife, son,daughterandmother alongwithanextensive extendedfamilyandmany, manygreatfriends.Teds celebrationoflifewillreflecthis zestforloveandlaughter, familyandfriends.Allthose abletoattendwillbeableto rejoiceinknowingTed, appreciatinghistalentsand reflectingbackonthemarkhe leftonthisworld,abetterplace asaresult. Contributionsinmemoryof TattooTedmaybemade directlytoIslandChristianHigh School,83250Overseas Highway,Islamorada,33036. AATIEDEMANNKarlTheodoreTiedemann. OnSaturday,December3, 11:00AMatIslandChristian CommunityChurch,MM83.2, theUpperKeysCommunity, friendsandfamilywillcome togethertocelebratethelifeof KarlTheodoreTiedemann, betterknownasTattooTed. Anadoringfather,loving husbandanddedicatedfriend, Tedwasbestknowntoothers forhisexceptionaltalentasa tattooartistleavinghismark aroundtheworldonovera thousandgratefulpatrons throughouthislifetime. Tedissurvivedbyhiswife, son,daughterandmother alongwithanextensive extendedfamilyandmany, manygreatfriends.Teds celebrationoflifewillreflecthis zestforloveandlaughter, familyandfriends.Allthose abletoattendwillbeableto rejoiceinknowingTed, appreciatinghistalentsand reflectingbackonthemarkhe leftonthisworld,abetterplace asaresult. Contributionsinmemoryof TattooTedmaybemade directlytoIslandChristianHigh School,83250Overseas Highway,Islamorada,33036. MCKEEJackAndrewMcKee knownas LittleJack passedawayonNov19,2011. HewasbornonJan6,1946 withararebonediseaseto JackAllenandVioletMae McKee.Heneverlethis handicapgetinhisway.He wasaninspirationtoallthat knewhim.HemovedtoKey Westin1990andworkedat ThePierHouseforthelast12 years.Hewillbegreatlymissed byfamily,friendsand coworkers.Hessurvivedby twosisters,GerryWheelerof Tucson,AZ;Connie(Scott) RoehrigofMarathon,FL;and long-timepartnerJohnAdams. Inlieuofflowers,please makedonationstoSister SeasonFundofKeyWestby contactingGingerKingat 305-849-0991.Acelebrationof lifewillbeannouncedbyflyers inacoupleweeks. MCKEEJackAndrewMcKee knownas LittleJack passedawayonNov19,2011. HewasbornonJan6,1946 withararebonediseaseto JackAllenandVioletMae McKee.Heneverlethis handicapgetinhisway.He wasaninspirationtoallthat knewhim.HemovedtoKey Westin1990andworkedat ThePierHouseforthelast12 years.Hewillbegreatlymissed byfamily,friendsand coworkers.Hessurvivedby twosisters,GerryWheelerof Tucson,AZ;Connie(Scott) RoehrigofMarathon,FL;and long-timepartnerJohnAdams. Inlieuofflowers,please makedonationstoSister SeasonFundofKeyWestby contactingGingerKingat 305-849-0991.Acelebrationof lifewillbeannouncedbyflyers inacoupleweeks. A APARKSNJSPDetectiveSargent FirstClass DaleL.Parks Badge / 1342passedawayat hishomeinMarathon,FLon 11/16/11. DaleissurvivedbyhisWife Grace,SonDarrell, GrandchildrenAmanda,AAPARKSNJSPDetectiveSargent FirstClass DaleL.Parks Badge / 1342passedawayat hishomeinMarathon,FLon 11/16/11. DaleissurvivedbyhisWife Grace,SonDarrell, GrandchildrenAmanda, VanessaandDrew.Daughter DaynaRiley,Grandchildren Lauren,Cameronand Madision.DaughterHeather Parks-Fernandes,Grandson EricandadoptedDaughter SusanAnderson.Severalother ChildrenandGrandchildren. DuringhisCareerheserved at11Stationsincludingthe MeadowlandsSportsComplex Hearing TestCALLFOR APPT. IN-HOME SERVICENathan Trigoboff (H.A.S., Doctor of Education)C.I.CNearly invisible 100% Digital$79500THE OPTICAL SHOPPE DR. BOILINI'S OFFICE743-8316451-14812375 O/S Hwy., Marathon KeyKey Largowww.hearingaidman.com OPEN FITS $995.00 THE HEARING AID MAN New principal is settling inAfter a little more than a month on the job, a new principal has brought order to the Key West Collegiate School, drawing praise from parents and introducing a new program. The public charter high schools board of directors hired Principal Ashley Roberts in late October to replace Debra Remsen, who helped launch the first-year institution and was ostensibly ousted by the board due to a lack of experience in education administration. Board Chairman Winnie Dement said of the threedozen candidates, Roberts, being paid $50,000 annually, stood out over a series of interviews based on her previous experience working in so-called schools of choice. She is working to fix all of our issues and move the school forward, Dement said. We feel like its really working out perfectly. The school is a different place already. The only thing I could wish for is that she was with us from the beginning. The Key West Collegiate is a public charter, meaning it receives state funding but operates outside traditional public education requirements like standardized testing and curriculum benchmarks; enrollment is open but bus service isnt available and parental involvement is required. Roberts, a Connecticut native, formerly headed the St. Augustine School in West Hartford; she taught for more than a decade, focusing on special education and gifted students, then served as a middle school vice principal and principal of the DiLoreto Magnet School.Working in Key West is a dream come true for any New Englander, Roberts said.Ive always been drawn to very active parent participation, the ability to develop programs and create dynamic programs. What drew me to the Collegiate School is that its the first collegiate high school [in the Keys] and I like to be on the ground floor when things are being formed.She has introduced a new Friday homeroom activity designed to create a sense of community by allowing student government representatives, herself and other speakers the opportunity for one-on-one interaction Were such a small school, we wanted to work on the invisible part of our curriculum, which is the school community. Roberts holds a bachelors degree in fine arts and a masters in special education from the University of Hartford.Roberts takes over leadership at CollegiateBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSPanel releases redistricting mapsThe state Senates Reapportionment Committee has released a rough draft of new political maps for the states Senate and congressional districts, giving politicians and interest groups their first look at an official effort to redraw Floridas political boundaries. Months ahead of past redistricting schedules and after the most open, transparent and interactive process in Florida history, the Senate committee has produced a product which is fair, sensible and faithful to the law, Reapportionment Chairman Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, said in a prepared statement. But the maps, produced by the staff of Gaetzs committee as part of the once-adecade redistricting process, were already running into resistance from Democrats and groups that expected to benefit more from the linedrawing exercise. Florida Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith laid into the maps, saying they ignore the anti-gerrymandering Fair Districts constitutional amendments approved by voters last year. Today, Florida Republicans have taken a state which experts have long considered one of the most malapportioned states in the country and worsened it, Smith said. In doing so, they have chosen to thwart the will of 63 percent of Florida voters by proposing maps that are aimed at incumbent protection and partisan advantage the very things which Floridas Constitution now prohibits. Smith pointed out that, among other things, the map radically recasts the district held by Senate Minority Leader Nan Rich, D-Weston, a member of the Reapportionment Committee who is leaving office next year because of term limits. Richs district would move from central Miami-Dade and southern Broward counties to encompass western Palm Beach and Broward counties. The district, which went for Democrat Alex Sink by 17 points in the 2010 gubernatorial election, still appears to be reliably Democratic. But the committees map would appear to be more favorable to GOPincumbents. By BRANDON LARRABEENews Service of FloridaOVERLINE ROBERTS K E Y SNET.CO M
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( N o p u r c h a s e n e c e s s a r y ) Public Meetings Scheduled by and with the City of Marathon forDecember2011City Council City Manager Pete Worthington, MayorRogerHernstadt Dick Ramsay, Vice MayorCity Attorneys Richard Keating CouncilmemberStearns WeaverMiller Mike Cinque, CouncilmemberWeisslerAlhadeff GingerSnead, Councilmember& Sitterson, PA CITYOFMARATHONPublished Keynoter 11/30/11Please note that more than one Marathon City Council/Board/Committee membermay participate in the meetings listed.SUBJECT : DA TE: TIME: LOCA TION: Nearshore Waters Committee Meeting12/01/116:00pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. Parks & Recreation Meeting12/08/116:00pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. Planning Commission Meeting12/12/115:30pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. City Council/Staff Agenda Workshop12/13/1110:00amMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. City Council Meeting12/13/115:30pmMarathon 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 ne ed to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made; which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be bas ed. The City of Marathon complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a disabled person requiring special accommodat ions or assistance, please notify the City Clerk at (305) 289-5020 of such need at least 72 hours (3 days) in advance. 11/23/11hp Key West Aloe Products Crabtree & Evelyn Unique Christmas Ornaments Tropical Christmas Cards 8917-21 O/S Highway Marathon,FL (305) 743-3696 Join us for ourANNUALOPENHOUSEDec. 2nd & 3rd Open 10 amAcross from the flashing light at MM 52Special Discounts & Treats W W icker W icker W eb eb Established 1975 Celebrating 36 years It could all come together in the next few months, Cates said, noting his hesitancy to get his hopes up after two years of working to realize the goal. No money would change hands, he said. Im sure we would have the support if theres no purchase price.Previous joint-use scenarios had the city shelling out around $20 million to redo Glynn Archer for city and district offices. Its not clear what the new cost would be.The other option is to rebuild City Hall at 525 Angela St., its current location. Architect Michael Ingram has drawn up plans that would build the administrative complex, a new fire station and three-story parking garage for around $21.5 million. Commissioner Teri Johnston, perhaps the most outspoken critic of the Glynn Archer concept, said no purchase price would change the game, but wants to see specifics before commenting further. She did point out that the original construction estimate for Angela Street was in the $18 million range, but the price had gone up with years of indecision.On the cost of rehabbing 82-year-old Glynn Archer: What we do know is its going to be more than the original number anyone came up with no matter if you agree with that number or not.Long-term district plans call for the approximately 300 Glynn Archer students to move into a new school on the Horace OBryant Middle School campus.Cates hopefulFrom Archer,1A Wilma in 2005, which caused widespread flooding from storm surge throughout the Keys. This was Rothwells first experience with hurricane season in the Keys, although he previously worked on Floridas Treasure Coast and went through the devastating Hurricane Andrew in 1992. My wife and I were both worried about an evacuation, he said, but fortunately we were able to stay home.Rothwell said the next step for staff at the National Weather Service, a division of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, is to compile all data available from the past season and produce a comprehensive post-season analysis.Another storm season passesFrom Hurricanes,1A Were working to transfer all of our permits. In probably February or March, we might have a grand opening. When the Marathon City Council approved the project in July 2005, L.M. Sandler and Sons planned 84 homes ranging from $1.6 million to $4 million, with the largest being 6,432 square feet, plus eight affordable units, a 99-slip marina, a pool and a 7,600-square-foot clubhouse with business and fitness centers. Building stopped in May 2008, when construction workers, vendors and others walked off the job, saying they werent being paid. Just 13 homes, 65 slips, the clubhouse and pool were completed. Of the 13 homes, just two were in contract, and those were voided. Sandler officials had blamed it on a banks failure to complete a large loan. One called it a bump in the road and expected the project to get restarted fairly quickly. That never happened. The sale clearly indicates there are buyers out there who see a bright future for these kinds of developments or else they wouldnt be plunking down $15 million in cash or whatever the number is, Schmitt said. As far as Marathon is concerned, it gets a property thats been languishing to one that now has someone who can shepherd it along and complete it. Its gone from whats a failed development to what could be a successful development. Well be spending the next 30 to 60 days trying to determine what the market is, Anderson said. Surprisingly, some of the people who were interested previously remain interested. Since the city of Marathon has an approved development agreement for the property, the buyer has to work within its parameters, city Planning Director George Garrett has said. When the housing bubble burst in the mid-2000s, at least 18 Keys projects worth more than $1 billion combined came to a screeching halt, according to the Miami Herald .New owner measuring marketFrom Marlin,1A Keynoter photo by LARRY KAHNThe Marlin Bay Yacht Club was touted as being one of the most luxurious developments in the Keys.However,no one ever lived there.The new owners plan to restart construction.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4A Wednesday,November 30,2011 MEET THE FREE* INSTANT ISSUE DEBIT CARDOR AS OTHER BANKS CALL IT, THE SORRY-BUT-WELL-HAVE-TO-CHARGE-YOU-FIVEBUCKS-A-MONTH-AND-YOULL-HAVE-TO-WAIT-THREEPAINFULLY-LONG-WEEKS-TO-GET-IT-EVEN-THOUGHYOU-COULD-REALLY-USE-IT-TODAY-DEBIT-CARD. If you lose your card, replacement fee applies. Unlike other banks, Centennial Bank doesnt charge a monthly fee for our debit card. Just stop by one of our convenient locations, and well give you a personal instant-issue debit card thats ready before you walk out the door. Get it today. Use it today. How convenient is that? At Centennial Bank, we make banking easy. Even when it comes to changing banks. Call or visit any branch for complete details. Business Home BancShares risesHome BancShares Inc., parent company of Centennial Bank, says its third-quarter earnings were $14.3 million, or 48 cents diluted earnings per common share, compared to $9.6 million, or 31 cents per share for the same quarter in 2010. The company increased its third-quarter net income by $4.8 million, or 49.7 percent, for the three months ended Sept. 30 compared to the same period the previous year. Net interest income for the third quarter increased 18.4 percent to $35.7 million compared to $30.2 million for the third quarter of 2010. Non-interest income was $10 million, compared to $8.3 million for the third quarter of 2010. Of that, $3.6 million was from service charges on deposit accounts and $2.5 million from other service charges and fees. Home BancShares has declared an 8 cents-a-share quarterly cash dividend payable on Dec. 7 to shareholders of record as of Nov. 16. The dividend represents a 48.1 percent increase over the dividend paid during the fourth quarter of 2010. In addition to the Keys, Centennial Bank has locations in Southwest and Central Florida and the Panhandle, and in Arkansas.Holding company is parent of Centennial BankBANKING This is one of the Centennial Bank branches in the Keys, at mile marker 49 bayside in Marathon.Avoid overspending during the holidaysIf consumers actually do what they say theyll do, this will be another slow holiday season for retailers. Forty-one percent of consumers report they will spend less this holiday than a year ago, with a mere 8 percent expected to open their wallets more, according to an annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America and the Credit Union National Association. Some of these frugal consumers have good reason to cut back. Of the 1,011 adults surveyed by the groups this month, 37 percent say they are financially worse off now than they were a year ago. Of course, retailers arent ready to concede defeat. Theyre pulling out lots of gimmicks and sales to entice shoppers into the stores. As usual, many of us will wind up spending more than we want, despite our intentions.We all tend to give ourselves a pass when it comes to the holiday season, said John Ulzheimer, president of consumer education for SmartCredit.com. Some people will spend more between Black Friday and the first of the year than they spent the entire previous year.To avoid damaging your finances this holiday, here are some tips:Plan ahead: Draw up a budget of how much you can afford to shell out during the holiday and how much you can spend on each person. Make a list of what you need to buy before going shopping. Go without a list, and youre more likely to meander through stores, picking up items you dont need.Also, research prices before hitting the stores so you know whether the retailer is offering you a deal or not.Keep track: While shopping, periodically tally your purchases to make sure you remain on budget.Always know where you are with your spending, said Gail Cunningham, spokeswoman for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. If you overspend on Uncle Harry, you will have to cut back on Aunt Hazel.If paying by credit card, put all purchases on one card. Spreading purchases across multiple cards can make you feel that you havent done as much damage, Cunningham said. And choose your shopping companions carefully.We are often influenced by the other people shopping with us, said Robin McKinney, director of the Maryland CASH Campaign. If youre not as disciplined as you would like to be, shop with someone who is, McKinney said.No new store credit: Retailers will be aggressively pitching plastic this holiday by offering 15 percent to 20 percent off on purchases if you sign up for a new store card, Ulzheimer warned. And for someone spending $1,000, he said, the idea of saving $200 up front is compelling. Thats where the benefit to the consumer ends, he said. From that point forward, the terms are tilted in the issuers favor. Store cards come with high interest rates 20 percent to 29 percent no matter what your credit score, Ulzheimer said. And if you carry a balance for a month or two, you will wipe out any discount you received for opening the card. Even if you dont carry a balance, he added, opening new lines of credit can damage your credit score for a number of reasons. For instance, your score will drop if you have multiple retailers checking your credit report, and these inquiries will affect your score for the next 12 months, Ulzheimer said. If youre planning to refinance or buy a new car in that time, he said, you could end up paying a slightly higher interest rate that will add up to big bucks on major transactions.Prepare for next year: When all the bills come in after the holidays, add up how much you spent. Divide that number by 10, Cunningham said. Then, she said, set aside that amount in a savings account for the next 10 months so that when the holiday season comes around again, youll have money in the bank to pay for it.Make a budget, make sure you stick to itMcClatchy-TribunePERSONAL FINANCE BUSINESS BRIEFSCPA group chief gives Keys updateStam Stahis, president of the Florida Institute of CPAs, will be in Key West on Dec. 5 to update Keys certified public accountants and anyone else interested on whats happening in the national, state and local economies as it impacts CPAs and their clients. Stathis will be joined by John Johnson, director of government affairs of the trade group, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Key West Marriott Beachside. Abuffet dinner will follow. Cost is $45 for FICPAmembers and $55 for others; it includes dinner. Contact Larry Kendzior at firstname.lastname@example.org or 942-9678 for reservations or more information.Levy discusses customer serviceBusiness consultant Elisa Levy on conducts a program titled Exceptional Customer Service from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the DoubleTree Grand Key Resort on South Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West. Hosted by the Key West Chamber of Commerce, the presentation will include pointers on turning an unhappy customer around, greet each customer personally, listening effectively to resolve problems and handling the most difficult customers. Cost is $59 for chamber members, $79 for others. To reserve a spot, call 294-2587 or send an e-mail to commit email@example.com. Payment must be received in the chamber office no later than Dec. 1.Chamber organizes Parade of LightsThe Key Largo Chamber of Commerces annual Parade of Lights holiday decorating contest for businesses will be judged Dec. 6. There are three categories: Flagler holiday railroad theme, three-dimensional and lights only. Awards for first, second and third place will be given in each category, along with an overall award for best of show.If you want to be judged, call Dawn at 853-2644 or send an e-mail to buildit@ upperkeysmarine.com. Winners will be announced Dec. 7 during a tree-lighting ceremony at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center that starts at 7 p.m. and will include arts and crafts, holiday treats, ornament making, egg nog, carolers and, of course, Santa.Chamber social set for Dec.6The Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce has its next business social planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at The Curve Sports Bar & Grille, formerly the Island Grille, at mile marker 31 bayside.Cost is $10 person; reservations are not required. Swimline Corp./International Leisure Products Inc./Solstice came to Banana Bay Resort in Marathon on Nov.19 to photograph 25 pool and sport products for a catalogue using local photographer Larry Benvenuti.Here, Marathon residents acting as models are(from left) Jessica Broche, Aidan Child,Noelle Beiden,Jarrod Dieguez, Hannah Child,Matt Bussard,Taylor Dieguez and Sarah Brignac.Photo by LARRY BENVENUTICATALOGUE SHOOT
Opinion & EditorialWednesday,November 30,2011 Florida Keys Keynoter 5A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Melanie Elder . . . . . . . . . . .Marketing Director Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2011 Keynoter Publishing Co. EDITORIALTroubled waters in leadershipLETTERS TO THE EDITORFulfill FKAA contractI heard that Jim Reynolds has resigned as executive director of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority. He was replaced by Kirk Zuelch at the same meeting. The report also said that his resignation was immediate and that he would be paid his full salary with benefits until his contract ends in March. I can only assume that Mr. Zuelch will have a similar salary and benefits.I am sure that the citizens of Monroe County expect the Aqueduct Authority to operate as a fiscally responsible organization and do not understand why the citizens should absorb the extra expense of two persons at about $ 177,000 per year for the next three months when only one should be paid. This is a loss of about $44,000, not including benefits, over the threemonth period. I think Mr. Reynolds should continue in his duties until his contract has expired before we employ Mr. Zuelch, or he should waive his salary and benefits. I am sure that Mr. Zuelch can assume the duties as director when the contract of Mr. Reynolds expires without any transition training due to his experience with the Aqueduct Authority (the reason he was appointed without a search). This is public money being spent and our officials should respect the hard-earned tax dollars, especially for highly paid executives. Charles D. Eidschun Summerland KeyResponse is quickWe would like to thank the Monroe County Sheriffs Office and Barnes Alarm Systems for their quick response to our business alarm. Afew weeks back, we were notified at 4:45 a.m. that our alarm was going off and that someone had tried to kick in the back door. The Sheriffs Office arrived on the scene within a matter of minutes and secured the building until we could arrive. Nothing was stolen thanks to them. Thanks to them again for their hard work and dedication. Dave Still, Debbie Woodring MarathonDinners occupiedMore than 100 people helped and got fed at Occupy Key Wests Thanksgiving dinner at Bayview Park. I just wanted to say thank you. When people were wanting, so many people came out and gave. If I dont stop choking up when I think about it, people are going to think Im a softie. Mike Mongo Key WestSupport appreciatedOn Oct. 4, a benefit raffle was held at the Islamorada Moose Lodge on behalf of my friend, who is touched by cancer. I would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to everyone who made the raffle possible. It was a real blessing to see that even in tough economic times, people still come together to help someone in need. In my opinion, the Keys will always stand out as a giving and caring community. Please accept my sincere thanks and gratitude on behalf of my friend Connie as well as myself. Aspecial thank you goes out to the following for their generous contributions, making the raffle possible: Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge 2843, Islamorada Moose Lodge, Silent World, Dolphins Plus, Island Dolphin Care, D.J.s Diner, 360 Sailing and the Shear Paradise Salon. Angee Quinones Key LargoReynoldsdeparture from FKAA raises questions, infighting at the sewer board looms largeIt was hardly a typical Thanksgiving week in the Keys. On Nov. 22, nine-year Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority Executive Director Jim Reynolds resigned his $177,000-a-year post. The water utility boards longtime attorney, Kirk Zuelch, who was state attorney in these parts a long, long time ago, replaced him. Meanwhile, theres a brewing contretemps between the head of the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District and its chief financial officer. E-mail exchanges between district chief Margaret Blank and CFO Sal Zappulla display a sharp edge that cuts both ways. Zappulla, hired last year after losing his job in 2007 as Monroe Countys top budget manager, actually told his boss that if the two were ever going to work together in harmony, you are going to have to put yourself in my shoes.... Blanks response doesnt leave much to the imagination: I have put myself in your shoes. In fact, Ive carried quite a bit of your load. Im moving forward and youre stuck in the past. Whew. Although not as openly testy, apparently theres been some kind of friction between Reynolds and the Aqueduct Authoritys internal auditor, who managed to get a deputy position created by the board. Did we mention the newly hired deputy, for $49,816 annually, happens to be the sister of board member Brian Barroso? She beat out 174 other applicants, of which 15 were interviewed. Must have been a pretty impressive interview. There are larger questions about this, of course, not the least of which is how the Aqueduct Authoritys top post was vacated and filled at the same meeting. Was there any prior discussion among board members? Hopefully not, since that would be in violation of FloridaSunshine Law governing opening government. Board member David Ritz, the lone dissenter when the change in management was rubberstamped, raised objections, noting the importance of filling the top administrative position through a professional and thorough search process. The board chairman, Robert Dean, said Zuelch has been in training all the time but we didnt know what for. What? And it was clear that Ritz wasnt going to get an answer to his question about why the auditor was presenting agenda items to the board for action a role normally reserved for the executive director. Theres far more than meets the eye about the doings at the Aqueduct Authority and the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District. Stay tuned, as they say. Turkey for everyoneOn Nov. 19, Keys Area Interdenominational Resources held its happy-holidays program at the Jaycees building in Marathon. Two hundred and fifty local families that are struggling to make ends meet received a turkey, a pie and all the fruits and vegetables and fixings to make a their own holiday meal. Each year, through donations from the community, KAIR provides these baskets of holiday food at both Thanksgiving and at Christmas. Marj Roberts, director Marathon Volunteers packing holiday food are Mike and Katarina Platter,their son Travis and Phyllis Michaelis. Myths and misinformation continue to swirl around Floridas water management districts and their ability to do their job with lower revenues and smaller organizations. In South Florida, unfounded concerns have been expressed about the future of Everglades restoration, the capacity of our district scientists and the erosion of our regulatory authority. The facts can alleviate these unwarranted fears.The establishment of Floridas five water management districts is firmly rooted in statute. In Florida, water is a public resource. The districts were specifically created by the Water Resources Act in 1972 to manage and protect the states waters on behalf of our citizens. For four decades we have fulfilled our responsibilities of managing water supply, water quality, flood protection and natural systems in the public interest through a solid regulatory framework, governing boards appointed by the governor and state oversight through the Department of Environmental Protection. This framework has not changed.The South Florida Water Management District, which includes the Keys, is indeed building a leaner, more efficient agency by eliminating unnecessary expenses and getting back to its core mission. In doing so, we are saving South Floridians $128 million through a 30 percent tax reduction, the majority of which was realized by cutting overhead and administrative costs. This is welcomed news for taxpayers who expect costeffective services, government transparency and accountability in spending.The district continues to be a dynamic agency, providing more than 1,600 jobs across the region. Close to half of these jobs are dedicated to operating South Floridas massive flood control system. To support water resource protection and environmental restoration, more than 25 percent of our workforce holds Ph.D. or masters degrees, and we have more than 150 certified professional engineers and geologists on staff. This highly qualified, capable and competent workforce is focused on efficiently achieving the agencys water management responsibilities. The districts $576.1 million budget is being used to deliver tangible, meaningful results. For fiscal year 2012, more than 70 percent of the budget will go toward flood control and restoring the South Florida ecosystem. With a combined investment of more than $850 million in 2011 and 2012, we will be completing construction on a half dozen restoration projects.And over the next five years, the district will use financial reserves to invest another $350 million toward developing and protecting the water resources of this state and to improving the Everglades, Lake Okeechobee and the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee watersheds.Our appointed governing board is highly engaged and actively guiding the agencys work. Representing diverse South Florida interests, these volunteers have oversight of District activities and provide policy direction on all issues, including regulatory functions. The district continues to scrutinize permit applications to ensure water resource protection, and we share with DEPthe objective of improved statewide consistency while recognizing our regional diversity. There is no effort to weaken our standards. These facts do not represent the actions of a disabled water management district. Just the opposite. They are the actions of a government agency true to its founding principles, clearly focused on its mission, streamlined in its internal operations and delivering efficient and cost-effective water resource management. Joe Collins is chairman of the South Florida Water Management Districts governing board, holding an at-large position representing Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, Highlands, Glades, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola and Polk counties. Hes a vice president for Lykes Bros. Inc.Water Management District is streamlined, efficient COLLINSCounty questions hotel unitsMarathon officials shouldnt expect to have Monroe County in their corner when they go before the state Cabinet in January to give a required annual update on how the city is progressing with sewer construction.As part of being designated an Area of Critical State Concern, the state requires Marathon, Islamorada and Monroe County to appear before the Cabinet each year to specify progress made on state-mandated work plans centered on installing central sewers, along with other environmental issues.The next updates are scheduled for Jan. 11, with Cabinet aides, and Jan. 18 with the Cabinet itself, in Tallahassee.The county objects to the state Department of Economic Opportunity recommending given Marathon 100 hotelroom permit allocations. The state says Marathon can also borrow forward from future allocations for another 100.According to DEO Executive Director Doug Darling, its for the citys unprecedented progress in constructing central sewers. But concern voiced by the County Commission at its Nov. 16 meeting led County Administrator Roman Gastesi to send a letter to Darling questioning the states logic in awarding the new units to Marathon.According to county Growth Management Director Christine Hurley, the confusion revolves around an incomplete update to the states hurricane evacuation model developed by the Department of Emergency Management.The state published the results of that model a year ago and [the then-Department of Community Affairs] had them do a specific model for Monroe County so they could see what it does for our evacuation times, Hurley said. Hurley said the new model shows the Keys could handle more transient units, mainly because the old model accounts for an overlap in the number of hotel guests evacuating. That means the model assumes every transient unit will be vacated 48 hours before a storm arrives.The state is supposed to, by July 2012, come down to the county and get a memo of understanding with each local government on what the assumptions we all agree on are. Then they would [say] how many units can be built Keyswide and make it out of the Keys prior to the 24-hour time limit, Hurley said. That hasnt happened yet, which led the county to question the states decision. The various municipalities have their own work program. Well be commenting on our work program, but the letter basically asks how did this decision come to bear? Gastesi said. Marathon City Manager Roger Hernstadt defended the states decision, saying the citys sewer system is nearly complete. I agree were not over the finish line, but we can see it and they cant yet, he said. Monroe County has yet to break ground on a $156 million Lower Keys sewer system that would cover roughly 7,000 parcels from Cudjoe Key to Big Pine Key. The countys letter to DEO points out its sewered the majority of other unincorporated areas such as Stock Island, Bay Point and Big Coppitt.State to give Marathon 100 for sewer workBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BACK TO THE WILDThis great white heron flies to freedom at mile marker 75 on Nov.21 after being released by the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center in Tavernier.The bird was found on Nov. 16 wrapped in fishing line at Coral Bay Resorts.Center volunteers responded to the call and found the bird had a treble hook embedded in his chest and the line had become wrapped around his neck and feet,making him immobile.After a brief stay at the center,where the bird received antibiotics to prevent infection,it was let go.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6A Wednesday,November 30,2011 D AKey Real Estate, Inc.let ron wnukowskifight for your businessRon WnukowskiRealtor Co-Owner(305) 872-414431227 Avenue ABig Pine Key www.akeyrealestate.com email@example.com NOW OPEN Candy Shoppeflipf lop ...making the keys sweeter by the pound... firstname.lastname@example.org 9061 Overseas Hwy Marathon, FL 33050 Great Gift Ideas for the Holidays! HappyHolidays! Vet hospital moving, expandingLongtime Middle Keys veterinarian Doug Mader is one step closer to the dream hospital he always imagined. The Marathon Planning Commission on Nov. 21 approved Maders plan to move his Marathon Veterinary Hospital from 11187 Overseas Highway, across from Burger King, into the former Boaters World building on U.S. 1 near mile marker 50. Boaters World closed in 2009. Barring any unforeseen setback at a tentatively scheduled Dec. 13 hearing before the City Council, Mader will move his five doctors and 23 employees from a 2,200-square-foot building into a refurbished state-of-the-art 6,000square-foot facility. Were hoping to be in there by October of next year, he said. It takes about four months to get the actual plans approved.... Once we get that approved, itll be another four or five months to get the building built. Mader and his wife, Dr. Gerry Diethelm, took the practice over in 1999 from Dr. Jim Greene and its since grown into a thriving practice. Weve been talking about this for five years and our plans all along had been to buy the property next to us [and] expand our current building, but it would have been a major disruption and parking would have been a problem. The new building has the footprint and the approved number of parking spaces, he said. Mader hired New Mexico-based architect Wayne Usiak, whom Mader said has built more than 770 veterinary hospitals. Hes the premier veterinary architect in the country. We decided to go with the top guy because we wanted it done right. Thats our goal, to bring the most state-ofthe-art hospital we can to the Keys, Mader said. He said the new building will have at least six exam rooms up from three as well as modern surgical and dental suites, and even an acupuncture/holistic room. There are also at least 23 parking spots, as opposed to five now. There are also plans for a secure outdoor yard for the animals. Mader was clear the area would not be for outdoor boarding. We have never had any plans to do that. Itll be soundproof walls with landscaping to make it look really nice. The idea is if we have to take a dog outside for exercise or to go potty, we can, he said. Theyre never outside unattended. Mader said the popular mural done by artist OFarrill on the buildings east side would remain intact. The storefront would be landscaped and a new facade installed. The Dec. 13 council meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center. Mader seeks and expects council OKBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYThe 6,000-square-foot former Boaters World building near mile marker 50 is the likely new home for the Marathon Veterinary Hospital.The Marathon Planning Commission gave initial approval to the move on Nov.21. Cops: No beer leads to hatchet attackAMarathon man remained in jail on $175,000 bond on Tuesday after reportedly attacking a man with a hatchet because no one would give him any more beer, says the Monroe County Sheriffs Office. Deputy Becky Herrin says Maykel Borges, 32, had been going to a friends place in the Trailerama mobile-home park on 15th Street all day Friday asking for beer. Witnesses said they gave him several beers all day but when they told him the last time to go away and leave them alone, he left, then returned with a hatchet.He began arguing with people at the trailer, Herrin said, then swung the hatchet at one man, cutting him on the side. Borges then dropped the weapon and left.When deputies arrived just after 6 p.m., they recovered the hatchet and found Borges at his own trailer, not far away. He was arrested, charged with felony aggravated assault and aggravated battery, and booked into jail. The victim was treated for a small cut. It wasnt immediately known what kind of beer Borges wanted.In May, a Trailerama resident, Fidel Gutierrez, was charged with attempted murder for allegedly attacking his trailermate with a machete. The reason, authorities say: He didnt take kindly to being asked to move out. That case is pending. For Friday incident,Borges held on $175KKeynoter StaffMARATHON BORGESNEWS BRIEFSSilver Alert issued for Key Largo womanASilver Alert remained in effect on Tuesday for an elderly Tavernier woman who suffers from dementia and was reported missing Monday morning.Ivette Lemmet, 77, apparently left her home at 824 Bonito Lane in Key Largo sometime after 8:15 a.m. after her husband left for a doctors appointment. When he returned at 11, she was gone. She is believed to be driving a blue 2000 Chrysler Pacifica with Florida tag L464DW, said Monroe County Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin.Lemmet is Hispanic. She has gray hair she often wears in a ponytail. She is 4 feet, 11 inches tall, 160 pounds and was last seen wearing a pink shirt and gray pants. Her family thinks she may be headed northbound. Her daughter lives in Fort Lauderdale, and Lemmet and her husband used to live in the Orlando area.
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,NOVEMBER 30,2011 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 5B To regift or not? When is it OK to regift and when isnt it? Etiquette experts weigh in on the conundrum. Story, 3B Decoration safety When getting your home all strung up with Christmas lights,factor in the safety issue. Story, 2B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyleFabal quits as girls hoops coachOne game into the season, Randy Fabal is no longer the girls basketball coach at Key West High School. I was told he is not still the coach, and that Tez Waters will take over the basketball program, athletic director Ralph Henriquez said Tuesday morning. Principal Amber Bosco said Fabal decided to step down on his own. Waters, who was the JV coach and Fabals assistant, has been a basketball director with the Key West Police Athletic League. Fabal, 62, a math teacher who played basketball at Key West High in the 1960s, volunteered to be the coach in late summer after few people expressed interest in the job, which was vacated when last seasons coach, Pam Smith, decided not to return. The girls basketball program has long been marred by temperamental players and angry incidents of parental interference, including one that occurred in the Conchsseason opener on Nov. 19 against West Boca Raton at the Bobby Menendez Gym. In that game, a 48-46 loss, senior Shaniya Watson, the teams best player, slammed her hand against the gym wall while screaming in pain after she left the floor late in the third quarter because of leg cramps. Waters and Fabal both left the bench and went to a corner of the gym where they tried to calm Watson. A man related to the player charged across the court toward Fabal and yelled, Keep your [expletive] hands off her. Fabal then told an assistant principal to eject the man from the gym. I put my hands on her shoulders and tried to talk to her, Fabal said after the game. Bosco said that the incident had nothing to do with Fabals decision. Efforts to reach Fabal on Tuesday were unsuccessful.Resignation comes after defeat to West Boca RatonBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BASKETBALL FISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSTed Duma,Jim Roff and Ted Sander show their catch of dolphin and mutton snapper caught with SeaSquared Charters on the day before Thanksgiving.Target the sails, dolphinNow that youve had your fill of turkey, its time to get back to the fishing, and it seems the wind has decided to give us a bit of a break. The latest cold front brought winds out of the northerly direction, which should spur on the sailfish bite. There were quite a few dolphin around before and during last weeks blow. Hopefully the abundance of ballyhoo will hold them and theyll get up in the shallows alongside the sailfish. The wrecks are still holding quite a few mutton snapper as well as amberjack and some mid-size kingfish. Live ballyhoo are the baits of choice for the sailfish and dolphin, as well as the wreck fishing. The snapper bite continues to be very good on the reef and outside patches. There are plenty of yellowtails providing action on the deeper side of the reef, while muttons and mangroves as well as some keeper-size yellowtails are thick on the patches. Add king, cero and Spanish mackerel to the catches in these areas, and you have a bounty of goodeating fish. The channel humps are providing their usual mixed bag of grouper, snapper and mackerel. Right now, there are also very good amounts of hogfish. I had a group out on Thanksgiving that caught 12 hogfish, including six keepers, in a half day of fishing all taken on shrimp presented on the bottom. Remember, the minimum size for hogfish is 12 inches to the fork not the tip of the tail. In the bay, the mackerel bite remains excellent for Spanish macks with some very large cero mixed in. Fresh shrimp is the ticket here. Dont forget to add a small trace of wire to prevent bite-offs. Further out in the gulf, the mangrove bite is good with plenty of grouper and some cobia added to the mix.The weeks bestPhil Lei and his family from Miami Lakes had a great day of fishing with Islamoradas Capt. Greg Poland. They caught bluefish, snappers and lots of Spanish mackerel. Poland says the bite is on out toward Sprigger Bank, and you can have tons of fun on an outgoing tide with a chum bag and live well full of shrimp.Snapper also a good bite right about nowSee Fishing,2BChris Johnson CaptainsColumn Conch hoops opens tonightThe talk around town is that this seasons Key West High School boys basketball team could be the best in a decade and new coach Anton Lopez believes it. This team is being compared to the 2002 state-finalist team, said Lopez, who will make his debut at 7 tonight when the Conchs play Barrington Christian at the Bobby Menendez Gym. I feel we have a great amount of talent.The 36-year-old Lopez, who played for the Conchs in the s, was named this summer to succeed Paul Davis, who stepped down after six seasons and a 58-80 record.The Conchs in a new district with Gulliver Prep, Coral Shores and St. Brendan will be a running, trapping team. Our strength is our speed and defense, Lopez said. We work more on defense because defense wins game. We have the legs and numbers for it. Never known for their size, the Conchs will be relatively big (and mobile) along the front line with 6-foot-5 senior forward JeQuan Lopez, the coachs son and the top rebounder on last seasons 14-7 team; 6-4 forward Thomas Butler, a senior who didnt play last season but averaged 17 points for Lopezs summer travel team; and 6-4 center Anthony Rice, a rugged rebounder. The backcourt will feature two quick guards fresh from the cross-country team Tony Guieb, who will play the point, and Ryan Wagner, a returning starter who will be expected to average in double figures and make 3point shots. Coming off the bench will be Clive Georges, a speedy experienced senior forward, along with veterans Gerald Hernandez and Donald Roberts, and Elliot Valdez, who played on the JVteam a year ago.By DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BASKETBALLBusy Conchs move to 4-3-1You guys played like heroes six games in nine days, Key West High boys soccer coach Rob Eggers, in his own brand of ebullient optimism, said to his team after last Saturday afternoons 1-1 tie with Port Charlotte at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. Six games in nine days had taken a physical toll. On the bench in street clothes Saturday were injured starters Jonathon Wright and Orion Jones, and even those that could play, like Kaemon Tomita, were grateful to sprawl on the grass to ease sore muscles. Tomita had scored the only goal in Friday nights 10 victory over the same team, and it appeared, as Saturdays game wound down, that the Conchs would win again by that score. But with less than eight minutes to play and Key West in full defensive mode (We dont need forwards, weve got nobody who can run, Eggers had called out from the bench), Port Charlottes Seth Patterson, bending it like Beckham, drove a hard spinning shot past keeper Roderick Gil toBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST SOCCERPhoto by BERT BUDDEFighting for possession of the ball,Key Wests Aaron Ansell fends off Port Charlottes Kelly Garrett during Saturdays 1-1 tie. See Soccer,2BPhoto by BERT BUDDEStarting for the Conchs tonight will be guards Tony Guieb and Ryan Wagner, and (standing) forward Thomas Butler,center Anthony Rice and forward JeQuan Lopez.Hoops, soccer teams return to actionMarathon High Schools soccer and basketball teams return to play this week after a weeklong Thanksgiving break.The 4-1 boys soccer team is scheduled to play a pair of games this week in its first action since a Nov. 17 win over Colonial Christian School. Marathon won that game, 8-3, thanks in large part to junior Riley Durkins six-goal effort. Durkin also scored both goals in a 2-0 win over Somerset Academy on Nov. 15.Westwood Christian School and Archimedean Academy forfeited games against Marathon on Nov. 18 and 21.The Dolphins were slated to visit Palmer Trinity School Tuesday, but results were not available at press time. Theyre scheduled to visit Westwood Christian School on Thursday before a Friday home contest against Archimedean at 4 p.m.The girls soccer team also had a prolonged break thanks to cancellations by Westwood and Archimedean. The team was slated to return to action Tuesday against Palmer, but results werent available.The girls (5-2) are also scheduled to host Archimedean Friday at 6 p.m. The boys basketball team (0-1) will look to bounce back from an overtime season-opening loss to district rival Westminster Christian School on Nov. 22, 77-71. Marathon led 48-45 at the end of three quarters against the Warriors, but trailed 6764 with 16 seconds left after a back-and-forth final frame. Senior Trevelle Beckford nailed a three-pointer to send it to overtime, but the Dolphins fell behind quick and couldnt recover. The boys were scheduled to visit Center of Life Academy Tuesday, but results werent available at press time. Theyre slated to visit Palmer Trinity Thursday at 7 p.m. and host Miami Country Day Friday at 6 p.m. The girls basketball team looks to notch its first victory after a 0-4 start. The girls were scheduled to visit Dade Christian School Tuesday (results unavailable) and will travel to Palmer Trinity Thursday at 6 p.m.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON SPORTS
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Around the country, millions of people are decorating for the holidays but unfortunately, many will unknowingly create numerous electrical hazards in and around their home because each year thousands of fires start as the result of overloaded outlets, faulty or worn electrical wires, and decorations used improperly. As part of an effort to reduce holiday accidents and to keep the holidays merry, Keys Energy Services, the Lower Keys electric utility, has compiled the following simple tips for holiday electrical safety:Never use nails or staples to secure light strings or electrical cords.Do not overload extension cords and electrical outlets or connect more than three light strings together.Inspect decorations before plugging them in, checking for frayed or loose wires and loose connections.Turn off holiday lights while you are away from home or before going to bed at night. Consider adding a programmable timer to ensure lights are not accidentally left on.Unplug strings of lights before replacing bulbs, and replace burned-out bulbs promptly with ones of the same wattage.When placing lights or decorations outdoors, use only decorations and extension cords certified for outdoor use.Plug all outdoor electric decorations into circuits with ground fault circuit interrupters to avoid potential shocks.Do not string lights on trees that are near or touching power lines. On outside lights, point sockets down to avoid moisture build-up, wrap a plastic bag around connections and tie ends with electrical tape.Never use electric lights on a metallic tree. Faulty bulbs could make the tree become charged with electricity. For more information about holiday electrical safety, visit the Electrical Safety Foundation International at www.esfi.org .HOLIDAY HINTSSymphony kicks off seasonThe South Florida Symphony, a unique gathering of professional symphonic musicians that began as the Key West Symphony, is to launch its 2011-12 season with a concert featuring world-renowned cellist Zuill Bailey on Thursday at the Tennessee Williams Theatre, 5901 College Road on the campus of Florida Keys Community College on Stock Island. The program is to include Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Felix Mendelssohns Symphony No. 4 Italian and Franz Joseph Haydns Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major featuring Bailey. Soloist Bailey is a classical recording artist as well as an accomplished chamber music performer and recitalist. He has appeared with leading symphonies around the world, including the Moscow Chamber Orchestra on its 50th anniversary tour of Russia. For each concert in the South Florida Symphonys season, conductor Sebrina Maria Alfonso brings together a core group of musicians from around the country. The group is supplemented with other leading musicians and soloists chosen to enhance each concert program. The symphonys 2011-12 season also includes a concert titled Fire and Ice, scheduled Jan. 25 with violinist Chee-Yun. In addition, Masters of Their Universe is set for March 8 with pianist Jeffrey Chappell. All performances take place at the Tennessee Williams Theatre, with tickets ranging from $25 to $75 per person, depending on seat location. The ticket price includes a post-concert reception where concertgoers can meet the conductor, orchestra members and featured soloists. Tickets can be purchased online at www.keystix.com .KEY WEST Capt. T.J. Yzenas of Island Lure Charters out of Captain Hooks Marina in Marathon had action on mutton, mangrove, yellowtail and lane snapper on the reef, along with jack crevalle and dolphin anywhere from 80 to 400 feet. The trip of the week goes to 6-foot-7 Randy from North Carolina, who wanted to catch something as long as his leg. His wish was fulfilled with a 25-pound dolphin caught after a slew of schoolies were in the fish box. Jason Matthews, Joe Adamski, and Victoria and Vernon Hamrick from Decatur, Ga., had a great day offshore aboard the Papa Pips with Capt. Howard Kelley and Capt. Tom Beck out of Captain Pips Marina and Hideaway in Marathon. The group had a great catch of dolphin, with Victoria getting the largest, a 48-inch cow.The SeaSquared had a real mixed bag of fishing last week with trips to the bay, offshore and the channel humps.The Kemp and Jiang groups caught snapper and mackerel in the bay, the Boring family reunion group caught snapper at the bridge on a very windy day, and the DeBartolo family continued its Thanksgiving tradition by fishing with us. This year they brought back a bounty of hogfish. We rounded out the week with a great trip offshore for the Sander group with dolphin and mutton snapper to show for their efforts, plus a shark trip for Bob Levi and his sons with 15 lemon shark notches on their belt.Fishing on the Got-Ta-Go out of Key West, Capt. Rob Harris put his anglers on dolphin, wahoo and sailfish offshore, including a 50-pound mahi for Freddie McGuire of Hermitage, Tenn. In the gulf, they caught kingfish, snapper, grouper and mackerel, while on the reef, yellowtail and grouper were the catch of the day.Capt. Moe Mottice, of Moes Custom Charters in Key West, fished for yellowtails, cero mackerel, grunts and porgy on the bar south of Sand Key. When the breeze kicked up, he switched strategy and fished patch reefs and in Hawk Channel for mangrove, yellowtail and mutton snappers. He says chumming on the flats for blacktip, spinner, American sharp nose and hammerhead sharks is providing fun action for his guests.Casting ContestCapt. Spiders Casting for Charity takes place Thursday at the 7 Mile Marina/Saltys Waterfront Grill at mile marker 47.5 bayside in Marathon. The fun contest runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and this week benefits the Marathon High School Maritime Scholarship Fund. Mark your calendars for next week, Dec. 8, when the contest will benefit Toyz for Keyz Kidz.Capt. Chris Johnson specializes in offshore, gulf/bay, bottom, wreck and reef fishing with SeaSquared Charters out of the 7 Mile Marina in Marathon. You can reach him at 743-5305, SeaSquared@ bellsouth.net and www.Sea Squared-Charters.com.Group catches 15 sharksFrom Fishing,1B tie the game.I dove for it but it was just a really good shot, said Gil, who is playing soccer for the first time and has shown the aggressiveness required of a goalie. Roderick is playing absolutely fantastic, assistant coach Frank Dunne said.After a scoreless first half, in which Key West had missed capitalizing on several scoring opportunities, the Conchs scored early in the second half when a 5foot-7-inch senior dynamo named Aaron Ansell beat the Port Charlotte goalie after a throw-in. Ive been playing soccer since I was 4, Ansell said later. I like the intensity of the game. It wasnt a good day for the normally dependable Roberto Remercy and Jean Azard, who missed easy shots and commiserated with each other in Creole. Just after Patterson had scored, Remercy was pulled down as he broke for the goal, but a foul wasnt called. That enraged Dunne, who yelled toward an official, Youve got to give a penalty [kick] on that. Key West had one final chance, but Remercy missed wide and time ran out. The Conchs (4-3-1) will play Archbishop McCarthy at 2 Saturday afternoon at the Back Yard.McCarthy comes visitingFrom Soccer,1B
Admit it: Youve torn a tag off a gift, stuffed it in your pocket when nobody was looking and scribbled a friends name on a fresh label. Youve committed the dirty deed of Christmas regifting. Youve probably also wrapped up samples you got for free and secretly exchanged presents from your grandmother. Perhaps you even stiffed your cleaning lady. So with the holidays coming up, its time for an update from the experts on the dos and donts. Is giving an old present a new life really that bad?In the world in which we live, its two degrees of separation, not six: You are playing Russian roulette, said Palm Beach corporate etiquette consultant Celeste Jones, founder of the Elementary Etiquette Society. Its social disaster if you get caught. Its social suicide.Manners experts agree that its OK to let an unwanted item sit in your closet for a bit before it winds up in your Goodwill pile. You should only be even remotely tempted to give away something you did not like if theres not a chance youll get caught. If the present came with a gift receipt, youre in the clear to exchange it without explanation. Modern manners are so liberal, but you still need to have your manners, said Claudia Ahrens-Hernandez, founder of the Etiquette Academy of South Florida in Doral. If they give you a sweater, and you dont like it, say its too big but when you exchange it, make sure you tell them how great the new one looks on you. It will flatter them.If the much-hated item is something the person really will expect to see at your house, you may just have to bite your lip and be seen using it at least once. One expert said she took a picture of herself in a horrible shirt she was given and framed it so it looked like shed worn it. The experts agreed that you can only be honest and admit returning a present if its from a close friend or relative you know wont be hurt.If youre having them over at Thanksgiving and theyre going to want to know where the platter they got you from Tiffanys is, you are going to want to tell them beforehand that you returned it, Jones said. You can say, I appreciate your thoughtfulness. It was such a nice, expensive gift that I didnt want it not to be used.Theyll appreciate the fact that you know that it was expensive.Who to buy forWith household budgets shrinking, more and more folks are trying to find ways to whittle that Christmas list down. Do you really have to buy a present for the letter carrier and doorman? It depends on whether you get a lot of packages.For people like the letter carrier, doorman or person who parks your car every day, experts say its perfectly acceptable to offer small token gifts, such as cookies even though theyd probably prefer cash. If you run a business and the UPS carrier is hauling packages to your door every day, you should consider upping the budget and giving the person $10 or $20.Maids and babysitters should get cash equal to one visit. The kidsteacher? Something homemade from your child.Hairdresser: Reschedule for January, said Coral Gables-based manners instructor Robin Wells, who runs Etiquette Manor. What about the boss? It looks like youre sucking up, Wells said. Its inappropriate.International social behavior expert Elena Brouwer agreed. The boss may think, Hmm... I am paying you much,? said Brouwer, who runs the International Etiquette Centre in Hollywood. If youre doing an office gift exchange and must buy for someone at work, make sure its nothing too personal, particularly if its someone of the opposite sex. No perfume or cologne, Jones said. No shaving kits. And no jewelry.Experts were split on whether a bottle of wine is the right way to go. Some say its a great gesture, but Wells warns: the person could be a recovering alcoholic or religious. So probably better to avoid it.Brouwer says men giving a present to a woman in a business situation should say something like, This is from my wife.Gifting tipsThe experts we consulted agreed on these general rules:Spend only what you can afford. Dont break the bank just to impress.Its OK to let people know in advance that times are tight and you wont be buying presents this year. Homemade presents are a thoughtful way to cut costs.Acknowledge the gift enthusiastically when you open it, even if you cant tell what it is.Overspending is a mistake.Political gifts are a nono, and think through whether that Che Guevara beret is the best idea for a Cuban exile.Athank-you card requires a pen. Not a text message on the phone, not a thank you message on Facebook, AhrensHernandez said. People dont know the power of a thank-you note. It should be sent in within a week, although Wells believes you dont need to send one if you exchanged presents in person. Its a must if the gift arrived in the mail or you were not there to accept it in person. Thank you by e-mail, our experts agreed, is lame. What our experts disagree on:Gift cards. Some say its modern and appropriate; purists winced at the thought. Use your judgment and at least wrap it up nicely. But consider that having the value declared up front could make you spend more than you would otherwise.What to do if someone gives you a gift you were not expecting and you dont have one to give back? Jones suggests a little white lie, such as I ordered it, and its not ready. Wells disagrees and believes youll embarrass the person if you rush to get him or her a reciprocal gift.The biggest thing to remember, Ahrens-Hernandez said: Its not about you, its about the person youre buying the gift for. Wednesday,November 30,2011 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com KEYS DERMATOLOGYISLAMORADA MM 82.2 82245 O/S Highway664-0700MARATHON MM 51.5 8065 O/S Highway 289-0044 Karen Weismantle,M.D.,P.A.Jeff Wilderson,PA-C Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery Skin cancer, diseases, surgery, and rejuvenation of the skin including Botox, Restylane, Photodynamic Therapy MARATHONPLUMBING Call Us, We Are The Best! 305-304-3055Experts in: Sewer Installation, Large & Small Backflow Preventer Certified Florida KeysBusiness Cards ACROSS 1White poplar 6Killer whale 10Agile 14Erie has one 19Distinguished 20Trail 21Director Kazan 22Oh give me ___... 23Problem simile 26Tempted 27Moslem prince 28First name for mystery writer 29Solemn promise 30Flacons 31Spains secondlongest river 33French tablecloth 35Bumpkin 36Claim 39Innocence simile 44Furrow 45Words of understanding 47Classified items 48Eskimo knife 49___ accompli 50Tickle the fancy 52Scottish cup 54Crag 55Hit sign 56Surprise simile 61Essence 63Authority 64Kiwis cousin 65Tenant 66Proverbial deserters67Polite term of address69Fateful 70Point the finger at 73Knot 74Philippine natives 77Car model 78Irritant simile 83Building wing 84Celestial altar 85Profit 86Gist 87Staffs 89Part of RSVP 90To each his ___ 92Nothing,in Nogales 94Gear tooth 95Freshness simile 99Playful mammals 101Opponents 102Strike ___:assume an attitude 103Gaelic 104Parrots 107Brief 108Ravine,in Rabat 110Edges 114Love 115Confusion simile 118Lowest point 119Egg clusters 120Feudal worker 121Resting place 122Pile up 123Shoemakers tools 124Cast off 125Wave skimmers DOWN 1Bway institution 2Period of prosperity 3Decorative case 4Simon ___ 5Old English letter 6Bolivian university city 7Moslem unit of weight 8Linked series 9Pother 10God of the lower world 11Typewriter part 12Abundant 13Wild ox of Tibet 14Immature 15Before 16Silent signals 17In a frenzy 18Refractor 24Expression of disgust 25Dealt with problems 30___ -de-lis 32Yuppie carryall 34Take down a peg 35Daphnis and ___ 36Swift steed 37Japanese form of wrestling 38Timber prop 39Rays 40Ballet garb 41Kilns 42Furies 43Set aside 46Schoolboysjackets and caps 51Provoke 53From ___ stern 57Network 58German seaport 59Super snake 60Thin layer 61Dirigibles 62African fly 65Former Milan money 68Tune 69Italian lady 70Harsh 71Distinctive quality 72___ -sac 75Operative 76Subsequently 78Musical groups 79Moiety 80___ fatuus 81Way out 82Work units 84Volcanic remains 88Treks 90Burden 91Penned 93Column style 96Extends vertically 97Horse mackerel 98Fairly recent 100Panic 103Bordered 104Supernatural force 105Gisellecomposer Adolphe 106Finale 107Dog breed 109Actress Bancroft 111Sacred image 112Cogitate 113Concordes 115Refrain syllable 116Legal thing 117Choler Observer crossword puzzle Comparatives,like a ___Solution in the Dec.3 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the Nov.26 puzzle.To regift ornot to regift?Embarrassing danger is getting caughtBy FRANCES ROBLESfrobles@MiamiHerald.com HOLIDAY HINTS LIVING BRIEFSAnchors Aweigh sale is SaturdayAnchors Aweigh, a Lower Keys 12-step recovery program, has a yard sale planned for 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Bottling Court, 107 Simonton St., Key West. There will be antiques, art, furnishings all kinds of things. Theres also a silent auction for items such as trips, goods and services. To donate items for the sale, call Katie at 304-7711.Book sale planned for this SaturdayThe Friends of the Key West Library have their first book sale of this season on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Palm Garden next to the library, 700 Fleming St. CLASSIFIED ADS 743-5551
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday,November 30,2011 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 A A A A A A A A A A A A A d / 5124500 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUIT INANDFORMONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATEDIVISION CASENO.2011-CP-190K Inre: Estateof JEROLDE.TIMPSON,a/k/a JEROLDEDWARD TIMPSON, a/k/aJEROLDTIMPSON, Deceased. NOTICETOCREDITORS Theadministrationoftheestate ofJEROLDE.TIMPSON,a/k/a JEROLDEDWARDTIMPSON, a/k/aJEROLDTIMPSON, deceased,whosedateofdeath wasAugust13,2011,and whosesocialsecuritynumber isxxx-xx-5381,ispendingin theCircuitCourtforMonroe County,Florida,Probate Division,theaddressofwhich is500WhiteheadStreet,Key West,Florida33040.The namesandaddressesofthe personalrepresentativeand thepersonalrepresentatives attorneyaresetforthbelow. A llcreditorsofthedecedent andotherpersonshaving claimsordemandsagainstthe decedentsestateonwhoma copyofthisnoticeisrequiredto beservedmustfiletheirclaims withthiscourtWITHINTHE LATEROF3MONTHSAFTER THETIMEOFTHEFIRST PUBLICATIONOFTHIS NOTICEOR30DAYSAFTER THEDATEOFSERVICEOFA COPYOFTHISNOTICEON THEM. A llothercreditorsofthe decedentandotherpersons havingclaimsordemands againstdecedentsestatemust filetheirclaimswiththiscourt WITHIN3MONTHSAFTER THEDATEOFTHEFIRST PUBLICATIONOFTHIS NOTICE. A LLCLAIMSNOTFILED WITHINTHETIMEPERIODS SETFORTHINSECTION 733.702OFTHEFLORIDA PROBATECODEWILLBE FOREVERBARRED. NOTWITHSTANDINGTHE TIMEPERIODSSETFORTH A BOVE,ANYCLAIMFILED TWO(2)YEARSORMORE A FTERTHEDECEDENTS DATEOFDEATHISBARRED. Thedateofthefirstpublication ofthisnoticeisNovember30, 2011. PersonalRepresentative: EugeniaH.Timpson 30349PrinceRoad BigPineKey,FL33043 A ttorneyforPersonal Representative: CONELY&CONELY,P.A. P.O.Drawer1367 Okeechobee,Florida34973 ByTomW.Conely,III FloridaBarNo.096482 Telephone:(863)763-3825 PublishNovember30, December7,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5136300 CITYOFKEYCOLONY BEACH PUBLICNOTICE GENERALMUNICIPAL ELECTION NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN thattheCityofKeyColony Beach,Florida,willholda GeneralMunicipalElectionon Tuesday,March13,2012tofill twopositionsontheCity Commissionfortwo-yearterms each.Candidatesmayqualify atMonroeCountySupervisor ofElectionsOffice,49063rd StreetOcean,Marathon,from noononTuesday,January3, 2012tonoononTuesday, January10,2012orbythe alternativemethodbynoonon December6,2011.Voter registrationfortheMarch13, 2012MunicipalElectionwill closeonFebruary13,2012. VickieL.Bollinger CityClerk --------------------------------CIUDADDEKEYCOLONY BEACH AVISOPUBLICO ELECCIONMUNICIPAL GENERAL PORLAPRESENTE,SE A VISAquelaCiudaddeKey ColonyBeach,Florida, celebrarunaEleccin MunicipalGeneralelmartes13 demarzodel2012parahacer llenardosescaosdedosaos deplazocadaunoenlaJunta deComisionadosdelaCiudad. Loscandidatosdebenprobar suidoneidadenlaOficinadel SupervisordeEleccionesdel CondadodeMonroe, localizadaenel490-63rd StreetOcean,Marathon,entre las12deldamartes3de enerodel2012yelmartes10 deenerodel2012oporel A A metodoalternativoporel6de deciembredel2011alas12:00 p.m.Lasinscripcinde electoresparalaEleccin Municipaldel13demarzodel 2012estarabiertahastael13 defebrerodel2012. VickieL.Bollinger SecretariaMunicipal --------------------------------PublishNovember26,30,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5204900 NOTICEOFFORECLOSURE SALEBYCLERKOFTHE CIRCUITCOURT Noticeisherebygiventhatthe undersigned,DANNYL. KOLHAGE,ClerkoftheCircuit CourtofMonroeCounty, Florida,will,onthe21stdayof December2011at11:00AMon THEFRONTSTEPSOFTHE MONROECOUNTY COURTHOUSE,500 WHITEHEADSTREETinthe CityofKEYWESTFlorida, offerforsaleandsellatpublic outcrytothehighestandbest bidderforCASHthefollowing describedpropertysituatedin MonroeCounty,Florida,towit: UnitA9Week23ofTHE FLORIDABAYCLUBOFKEY LARGO,aCondominium, accordingtotheDeclaration ofCondominiumthereof, recordedinOfficialRecords Book871atPage1215ofthe PublicRecordsofMonroe County,Florida. PursuanttotheFINAL SUMMARYJUDGMENT enteredinacaseinsaidCourt, thestyleofwhichis: FLORIDABAYCLUB CONDOMINIUM A SSOCIATION,INC, Plaintiff VS. LAUREANOPPEQUENO; RITAMARIAPEQUENO; UNKNOWNTENANT Defendant A ndtheDocketNumberof whichisNumber 11-CA-000120-P WITNESSmyhandandthe OfficialSealofSaidCourt,this 17thdayofNovember2011 DannyL.Kolhage ClerkoftheCircuitCourt MonroeCounty,Florida By:M.Arguez DeputyClerk FloridaStatute45.031:Any personclaiminganinterestin thesurplusfromthesale,ifany, otherthanthepropertyowner asofthedateoftheLis Pendensmustfileaclaim within60daysafterthesale. PublishNovember30, December7,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5211600 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THE16THJUDICIAL CIRCUIT,INANDFOR MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA CIVILDIVISION CASENO.2009-CA-1843-K BANKUNITED Plaintiff, vs. DONNAP.BARNETT; UNKNOWNSPOUSEOF DONNAPBARNETT; NATIONALCITYBANK; PACKERSTREET CONDOMINIUM A SSOCIATION,INC; UNKNOWNPERSON(S)IN POSSESSIONOFTHE SUBJECTPROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICEOF FORECLOSURESALE NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN pursuanttoaFinalJudgmentof ForeclosuredatedNovember 17,2011,andenteredinCase No.2009-CA-1843-K,ofthe CircuitCourtofthe16th JudicialCircuitinandfor MONROECounty,Florida. BANKUNITEDisPlaintiffand DONNAP.BARNETT; UNKNOWNSPOUSEOF DONNAPBARNETT; UNKNOWNPERSON(S)IN POSSESSIONOFTHE SUBJECTPROPERTY; NATIONALCITYBANK; PACKERSTREET CONDOMINIUM A SSOCIATION,INC;are defendants.Iwillselltothe highestandbestbidderfor cashatTHEFRONTDOOR OFTHEMONROECOUNTY COURTHOUSE,LESTER BUILDING,at500 WHITEHEADSTREET,KEY WESTINMONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA,at11:00a.m.,onthe 13dayofDecember,2011,the followingdescribedpropertyas setforthinsaidFinal Judgment,towit: UNIT3,OFTHEPACKER STREETCONDOMINIUM,A CONDOMINIUM A CCORDINGTOTHE DECLARATIONOF CONDOMINIUMRECORDED A A ONJUNE30,2004IN OFFICIALRECORDSBOOK 2020,PAGE847,OFTHE PUBLICRECORDSOF MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA.TOGETHERWITH A LLAPPURTENANCES THRETOINCLUDINGAN UNDIVIDEDINTERESTIN THECOMMONELEMENTS OFSAIDCONDOMINIUMAS SETFORTHINTHE DECLARATION. A personclaiminganinterestin thesurplusfromthesale,ifany, otherthanthepropertyowner asofthedateofthelispendens mustfileaclaimwith60days afterthesale. Datedthis17thdayof November,2011. DANNYL.KOLHAGE A sClerkofsaidCourt ByShontaMcLeod A sDeputyClerk 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. Submittedby: Kahane&Associates,P.A. 8201PetersRoad, Ste.3000 Plantation,FL33324 Telephone:(954)382-3486 Telefacsimile:(954)382-5380 PublishNovember30, December7,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5239500 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THESIXTEENTHJUDICIAL CIRCUIT,INANDFOR MONROECOUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATEDIVISION FileNo.2009-CP-257-K INRE:ESTATEOF GLORIAC.PARDAL, Deceased. NOTICEOFACTION (FormalNoticeBy Publication) TO:MarciaAndersonand A llunknownheirs, beneficiaries,creditors, devisees,orallotherswhomay haveaninterestintheabove estate: YOUARENOTIFIEDthata PetitiontoDetermine HomesteadStatusofReal Property,Revoke/Cancel WarrantyDeedandQuietTitle regardingthefollowing describedrealproperty: Lot4ofCutthroatHarbor Estates,asubdivisionof GovernmentLot7,Section28, Township66S.,Range28 East,Platofwhichisrecorded inPlatBook4,atPage165in theofficeoftheClerkofthe CircuitCourtinandforMonroe County,Florida hasbeenfiledinthe above-captionedestateand youarerequiredtoservea copyofyourwrittenresponse toit,ifany,onBonnieJ.Helms, petitionersattorney,whose addressis3845SeasideDrive, / 103,KeyWest,FL33040,on orbeforeDecember23,2011, andtofiletheoriginalwiththe clerkofthiscourteitherbefore serviceonpetitionersattorney orimmediatelythereafter; otherwise,adefaultwillbe enteredagainstyouforthe reliefdemandedinthepetition, withoutfurthernotice. DatedNovember18,2011 LisaM.Pierce DeputyClerk DannyL.Kolhage MonroeCountyClerkofCircuit Court PublishNovember23,30, December7,14,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5241100 INTHECIRCUITCOURTOF THE16THJUDICIALCIRCUIT INANDFORMONROE, FLORIDA GENERALJURISDICTION DIVISION CASENO:2008-CA-1864-K MARINEBANK,f/k/aMARINE BANKOFTHEFLORIDA KEYS, Plaintiff, vs. KEYWESTINVESTMENT GROUP,LLC,aFloridalimited liabilitycompany,RAYMOND VAZQUEZ,CAROLINE VAZQUEZ,ALLENE.PEREZ, A NNMARIEPEREZ,TENANT NO.1,TENANTNO.2,and A A TENANTNO.3, Defendants. NOTICEOFSALE PURSUANTTOCHAPTER45 NOTICEISHEREBYGIVEN pursuanttotheFinalJudgment enteredinthiscasenow pendinginsaidCourt,thestyle ofwhichisindicatedabove. Iwillselltothehighestandbest bidderforcashintheMonroe CountyCourthouse,500 WhiteheadStreet,KeyWest, Florida,at11a.m.onthe13 dayofDecember,2011,the followingdescribedpropertyas setforthinsaidOrderorFinal Judgment,to-wit: Lot5ofBlock19,ofKEY WESTREALTYCOMPANY FIRSTSUBDIVISION,ofTract 21,andLots1,2,3,4and5, KeyWest,Florida,as recordedinPlatBook1,Page 43,ofthePublicRecordsof MonroeCounty,Florida. Commonlyknownas:1913 SeidenbergAvenue,Key West,Florida33040 AND OntheislandofKeyWest, knownonWilliamA. Whiteheadsmapofsaid IslanddelineatedinFebruary A.D.1829,aspartofTract Eighteen(18),andnowbetter knownanddescribedasLot Five(5)inSquareOne(1)of saidTractEighteen(18) accordingtoDiagramofthe LandPurchasedbyGeorge W.Nichols,Esq.,fromMrs. VonPfister,partTract18, recordedinPlatBook1,Page 42,MonroeCounty,Florida, PublicRecords: COMMENCINGatthecorner ofWhiteandSeminary Streets,andrunningthence alongSeminaryStreetina Southwesterlydirection ninety(90)feet;thenceat rightanglesina Southeasterlydirection forty-six(46)feetandthree (3)inches;thenceatright anglesinaNortheasterly directionNinety(90)feet; thenceatrightanglesina Northwesterlydirection alongWhiteStreetforty-six (46)feetandthree(3)inches tothepointofbeginning. ALSOKNOWNAS:onthe IslandofKeyWest,known onWilliamA.Whiteheads mapofsaidIslanddelineated inFebruaryA.D.1829,aspart ofTractEighteen(18),and nowbetteranddescribedas LotFive(5)inSquareOne(1) ofSaidTractEighteen(18) accordingtoGeo.W.Nichols subdivisionofapartofTract Eighteen(18),recordedin PlatBook1,Page42,Monroe County,Florida,Public Records:COMMENCINGat thecornerofWhiteand SeminaryStreetsand runningthencealong SeminaryStreetina Southwesterlydirection Ninety(90)feet;thenceat rightanglesina Southeasterlydirection Forty-six(46)feetandthree (3)inches;thenceatright anglesinaNortheasterly directionNinety(90)feet; thenceatrightanglesina Northwesterlydirection alongWhiteStreetForty-six (46)feetandthree(3)inches tothepointofbeginning. Commonlyknownas:1304 WhiteStreet,KeyWest, Florida33040 A A ANYPERSONCLAIMINGAN INTERESTINTHESURPLUS FROMTHESALE,IFANY, OTHERTHANTHE PROPERTYOWNERASOF THEDATEOFTHELIS PENDENSMUSTFILEA CLAIMWITHIN60DAYS AFTERTHESALE. ORDERED atKeyWest, MonroeCounty,Florida,this17 dayofNovember,2011. DANNYL.KOLHAGE A sClerkoftheCircuitCourt By:ShontaMcLeod DeputyClerk Publishedin:Keynoter OnDates:Nov30,2011&Dec 7,2011 SAPURSTEIN&BLOCHP.A. A ttorneyforPlaintiff 9700SouthDixieHighway Suite1000 Miami,FL33156 Telephone:(305)670-9500 Inaccordancewiththe A mericanwithDisabilitiesAct, personsneedingaspecial accommodationtoparticipate shouldcontactADA coordinatornolaterthanSeven (7)dayspriortotheproceeding at(813)272-7040orVIA FloridaRelayServiceat 1-800-944-8771. PublishNovember30, December7,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A d / 5314300 NOTICEOFPUBLICSALE: ARNOLDSAUTO&MARINE REPAIR,INC. givesNoticeof ForeclosureofLienandintent tosellthesevehicles on 12/21/2011,09:00amat5540 3RDAVEKEYWEST,FL 33040-6032, pursuantto subsection713.78ofthe FloridaStatutes.ARNOLDS A UTO&MARINEREPAIR, INC.reservestherightto acceptorrejectanyand/orall bids. 1979DSC1 DSC00224M79H 1988HONDA JH2AF1608JK006870 1989PONTIAC 1G2NE54UXKC756071 1990BUICK 1G4HP54C8LH482864 1993ANGLE A NG72324C393 1995FLZ1 FLZBP539C695 1997HONDA 1HGEJ824XVL029322 A A 1997CHRYSLER 3C3EL45H8VT606289 1998FORD 1FAFP4048WF154161 1999PLYMOUTH 1P4GP44L1XB525116 2000KYMCO RFBB1AAD9YB100548 2001OLDSMOBILE 1G3NL52E51C121111 2001VOLKSWAGEN 3VWSB69M41M188285 2004JEHM KM4CA104X41305831 2005BUICK 2G4WE537851273468 2006HONDA JH2MC13086K204320 2008RKTA 5RYMC054X8S044052 2009BASH LHJTLB2J89BL06757 PublishNovember30,2011 FloridaKeysKeynoter A A ApplianceDelivery-Installer needed.Lookingforreliable personwithvaliddrivers license.Carpentryskillsa must.Call305-664-3662 DolphinResearchCenter has FTorPTtemporaryopenings for GuestServices. 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Interiornewlyrepainted,brand newfridge.1,600/mo.plusall utilities.NODOGS.Avail.Jan. 01-1st,last&security. ContactKyle,305-394-7766. MM107 2/2Unfurnished.HOpark. $1100/mth.$500sec.dep. Waterincl. 305-394-1150 MM75-WINTERRENTAL Islamorada3BR/4BA.Amazing homew/80seawall,boatramp, privatebeach.Completely Furnished.Call407-353-2296 MM97-Oceanside,2BR/2BA 32OceanDr.intheHarborage. Pool,boatramp,clubhouse. Yearlyleaseavail.oramin.of6 mths.seasonal.305-451-1241 2BR/2BAOCEANVIEW CONDO SEAGULLS A vail.now.CallEllie, KeysCountryRealty& Dev.305-394-2901,853-7218 A A MM103 2/1Beautiful, completelyremodeledmobile home.Largelotwith60ftof dockspace.$1,200. CallSteven(786)236-8550 MM1052BR/2BAON PRIVATELOT w/expando. FP,CentA/C,Furnished. $950/mo. Deposit. Call904-982-2762 2BR/2BAMOBILEHOMEW/ BuiltonFam.rm&Newkitchen abovegroundpool,fenced, furn.,behindKeyLargoSch. Turnkey$1100/mo.Call 305-619-0296/305-479-0613 A A AMOVEINNOWfrom$250 week.MARATHON.Weekly ormonthly.Fullyfurnished. Allutilities cable&freeWIF I included.305-289-0800 BEAUTIFULAPARTMENT Beautiful1BR,1BA,2ndstory designerstudio.Overlooks1 acrelandscapew/pool&spain secureBPK.Screenedoutdoor porch&2sundecks.$1500/mo inclallutil.Smallpetmaybe. Ref.F/L&sec.305-395-1968 LOOKINGFORLONGTERM RENTALINMARATHON AREA 2BR,2BAor2BR,1BA. IDEALTENANTS oldercouple relocatingtobenearfamily;no petsandnosmoking.Call 305-743-2561,leavemessage MARATHON,1bdrmapt, 500sq.ft,groundflr. Currently Furn(orunfurn.),$1150/mo. Inclutil.1monthSecDep.with 1stmo.pdinadv.,lease,Ref required.423-775-5731 MARATHON 2/1,43rdSt.fncd yard,W/Dhkup,yearlylease. $950/moF/L$700sec.dep. Willconsidershorttermlease at$1250/mo.305-394-3923 MARATHONEFFICIENCY A /C,newlypainted.Shared laundryroom.AvailNow. $750/mo.F/L/S.305-923-3855 MARATHON Effic,veryquiet, conch,furn.Allincl.$798$989/mo.,min3-6mo.Rent/ lease. ALSO 2br,1-1/2ba,lrg, dockavail.Nopets.$975/mo. util.unf,F/L.305-610-8002 MARATHON WATERFRONTAPT for2people.$980inclutil. Dockprivileges.Availnow. 305-743-9876 MM100KawamaClub 2BD/2BA,availablenow. Petfriendly,$1375/mo. CallEllie,KeysCountry Realty/Dev.305-853-7218 MM87.2EXECUTIVEBAY 2BR/2BAUnfurn.Townhome. Gated,Pool/Tennis,Beach. Yearlyrental.Nopets. $1300/mo.305-495-8955 PrestigiousIndigoReef, Marathon .3BR,2-1/2BA, gated,pool,workoutroom, dockspace,coveredparking. A vailnow!F/L/S305-289-0064 TAVERNIERBAYSIDE CONDO MM92.5 1BR/1BA downstairsunit,unfurnished, remodeled,privatebeach,no pets,nosmoking,$900.00 month.954-658-9170 A A AFFORDABLERATES Daily-Weekly-MonthlyLuxury VacationVillasKeyLargoto KeyWestCall305-853-5000 keyscaribbean.com A AISLAMORADAOCEANFRONTCONDO w/40slip.2/2 fullyfurn.Pool,tennis,beach. 30dayminimumrental.$4,000 mo securitydep.Callowner 305-852-3898,305-664-7273 AAISLAMORADAOCEANFRONTCONDO w/40slip.2/2 fullyfurn.Pool,tennis,beach. 30dayminimumrental.$4,000 mo securitydep.Callowner 305-852-3898,305-664-7273 A A KEYLARGO2BR,1BA HOMEONOPENWATER Fullyfurnished.AvailableJanA pril.$2150/mo.Callformore info305-801-3157 KEYLARGOMM96. Ocean side.Directoceanaccess w/Oceanviews!Furn,3br,2ba/ 2br,2ba.Seasonalorannual. Call786-258-3127 MM93OCEANVIEWHOUSE 3BR/2BAw/Dock.Completely furnishedinside/outside,pool table,grill,W/D,A/C.Nosmkng A vail.Jan1st.954-444-2417 3BR/2BAGORGEOUSBAY VIEW. KeyLargoVillage.2 marinas&privatebeach.Furn. A llUtil.incl.Avail.monthlyDec -Apr.CallDino,954-647-2576 A A HeartOfMarathonOfficeorretail.1000sqft.Next toPublix,thenewWalgreens andmarina. 561-743-3745 MarathonQuaintretail office commercialspaceforrent.850 SF,highwayfrontage/visible. (305)923-3855 MrthnU S1-3 SpacesAvail. 1st,1500sf;2nd,1000sf,3rd, 800sf.Allcanbecombinedor rentseparate.$1/sf util, taxes&insur.305-923-9542 QUAINTOFFICEBUILDING MM99.2Baysidew/long estab.legaloffice.1200sq.ft. Multiplesm.offices.$900/mo. util.Tanya305-393-0634 A A RVLOTSFORRENT Marathon InAdultPark Pleasecall305-743-6519 A A CudjoeGardens/CudjoeKey 2lotsforsale,80each,on canal.Allpermits.Readyto build.$90,000ea. Willfinance. 305-942-3055 A AVENETIANSHORES CANALFRONTLOT with concreteseawall&davits. $375,000.Callowner 305-852-3898,305-664-7273 AAVENETIANSHORES CANALFRONTLOT with concreteseawall&davits. $375,000.Callowner 305-852-3898,305-664-7273 A A 24STAPLETONBALLYHOO NETBOATFORSALE Riggedforinboard Hydraulics, greatcommercialboat!$4500 obo.CallBrad,305-481-6232 28BaylinerTrophy Twin350 VolvoPentaI/Bs,tower,dive pltfrm,GarminGPS,Lowrance fishfinder,etc.Readytofish. $9KOBO.305-664-1415 33HYDRASPORTVECTOR Twin250Yamahas350hrs. Garmin5212,GarminRadar, 2004.$89,000.Lotsmore! 305-216-4411 34CRUSADER.3116Turbo Cat, 400hrs.sincerebuild. Furonodepthfinder,autopilot, marineradio,RMchartplotter, duelhelms,anchorpuller,large livewell,readytofish! Motivatedseller.305-743-6275 39SEARAY1984 SPORTSFISHERMAN. Twin6-53GMdiesels,overhauled-dualstation.Loaded! $45K.305-743-3241 A A 1972SEACRAFT SAFARI 25FT.$5,000 firm,Orbestofferover $5,000.Callfordetails. 305-619-0500 1994MAKOCENTER CONSOLE w/Twin200Yam., fullelect.Outrigger& Downrigger.Sparesetof outriggersandSSprops.Full boatcover,likenew. $18K,OBO305-522-5029 CarolinaSkiffSpecialists All sizes&models:SeaChasers, Benningtonpontoons&Hydrasports.CallFt.MyersforWest Coastpricing!800-955-7543 TURNKEYSTONECRAB BUSINESS 28FT.Boat,Diesel power,Hydraulictablepuller, 3axletrailer,1300Stonecrab tags,1200plast.traps& 100wiretraps.$50,000.Call 352-498-0677,leavemsg. A A 9.9JOHNSON SAILBOATMODL.S. Usedinfreshwater. Bestoffer.858-525-5414 Marathon A A BOATSLIPFORRENTMM99 Oceanside.$10ft.Upto40ft. Noliveaboard,Water& Electric.(305)942-3055 DOCKAGEAVAILABLE KEYLARGOBAYSIDE MM101.UPTO45. CALL305 451 1241 DOCKAGEAVAILABLE UPTO35FT.MM89 EasyaccesstoFla.Bay. Water/Elec.included.No live-aboards.305-304-7870 MARATHON Privateownerat BoatHouse/CoralLagoon, 40wetslipforrent,includes elec&water.Alsoavaildryrack inboatbarn.305-289-0064 NEEDLIVEABOARDSLIP Withproximityparkingfora42 sailboatwith5.5draft.Owner islongtermresident& businessowner.Pleaseemail detailstobobwsaltservice.net orcall305-393-3291 A A OceansideDockage Sailboatupto34ft. $300/monthly, Noliveaboards Call305-852-9392 A A AADavebuyspermits SoAtlanticSnapper,Grouper, GulfReef,K/Mack,Shark, Sword,Tuna. $$$in48hours!904-262-2869 A AAlltypesofpermitsforsale!! RockShrimp,KingFish,S A tlanticSnapper,Grouper,Gulf 6Packreef&pelagic, CommercialGulfReefFish, GulfSnapperIFQs,LongLine Pkg.Manyotherpermitsavail. Webuy,sell&brokeralltypes ofpermits.Callbeforeyoubuy orsell!Pleasecallforprices. Licensed&Bonded.Allpermits guaranteedvalidfortransfer, manyrefsavail.JohnPottsJr. 321-784-5982,321-302-3630 www.shipsusa.com AAAlltypesofpermitsforsale!! RockShrimp,KingFish,S AtlanticSnapper,Grouper,Gulf 6Packreef&pelagic, CommercialGulfReefFish, GulfSnapperIFQs,LongLine Pkg.Manyotherpermitsavail. Webuy,sell&brokeralltypes ofpermits.Callbeforeyoubuy orsell!Pleasecallforprices. Licensed&Bonded.Allpermits guaranteedvalidfortransfer, manyrefsavail.JohnPottsJr. 321-784-5982,321-302-3630 www.shipsusa.com ALUMINUMTANDEM BOATTRAILER Fitsupto23boat.$750. LocatedatMM99. 305 942-3055 BOATTRAILER Ventura3axle,heavyduty 10,850lbcapacity,for29-32 boat.88rollers.$2,700OBO. 305-731-9274 LiveaboardDocksMarathon, covereddeckarea,pvtbath house.FreeW/Dforresidents. 12mosforthepriceof10! Checkwithus1st! 731-3386 MTHN-MarineStorage :boats, trailers,campers,anyclean storageOKonwheels.Best ratesintown.Checkwithus first!CallEmil,731-3386 A A Autoswanted.Allyears. Junk-Used.Car-Van-Truck. Runornot. Call305-332-0483. FLKEYSMOSQUITO CONTROLDISTRICT hassurplusvehiclesforsale. Call305-292-7190formore information. A A ParadiseTowingisbuyingjunkedcars. Call(305)731-6540 FORDCROWNVIC 4door.New:tires,exhaust& brakes.Darkblue&fading. Goodbody.Bestoffer. 858-525-5414Marathon A A 2002CHEVASTROVAN 8person,lessthan37Kmiles! Goodcondition.$7000. 305-393-9841,Marathon ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES Admin As Needed,LLCHourly Daily Project Related Short,Long Term Assignments Jeri Fiorile,Owner (305) 872-7665 email@example.com www.adminasneededkw.com AIR CONDITIONING MARATHON A/C & APPLIANCESSales & Service Fast Reliable Service Lic # CAC017490 (305) 743-5051 ARTIC-TEMPResidential Commercial Marine Sales Repair Refrigeration Ice Machines Lic # CAC 053827. 743-5288 Danas Air ConditioningRepairs & Replacement Commercial & Residential Ice Machines Pool Heaters Lic # CAC 056642 (305) 289-9498 GATOR HEATING & A/CRes Comml Sales & Service Ice Machines Refrigeration SR Discounts.Lic # CAC1816962 786-294-4250 Windswept A/C & Appl.Shut Your Windows,Shut Your Doors You Ain't Gonna Be Hot No More! Great Prices! Good Service! Lic @ CAC056987. Call 289-1748 AUTO SERVICE & REPAIR MERCEDES BENZService & Repair Star Motors 12300 O/S Hwy,Mrthn,289-9992 AUTO TRANSPORTING HOOKS TOWING SERVICEJump Starts,Fluid Check-Ups, Flats,Scan Readings & More! (305) 747-0785 CABINETS Kitchen KornerReal Wood Cabinets; Particle Board Prices Sales, 743-7277 CARPET CLEANING Royal PlusCarpet,Tile & Upholstery Cleaning Water Extraction & Drying Mold Remediation Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE (305) 296-8083 www.royalplus.com Licensed General Contractor CATERERS ENJOY YOUR PARTY!Let us heat,serve & clean-up during party (Lic # H716195109). Paulas Party Temps 305-395-9770 CERAMIC TILE DICKSON TILECustom Tile & Marble Installation Lic SP 1280 & Insd 743-0971 NC TILE & CARPETCeramic Porcelain Marble, Granite Tops Carpet Sales & Installation 10899 O/S Hwy,Marathon Lic #SP3562 & Insured 305-289-3019 COMPUTER REPAIR Teal Technologies,Inc.Business/Residential Solutions MS Certified System Engineer Servers-PCs-networking-CCTV Kim@T ealT ech.net 305-481-6981 Lic #LVSS 1278 & Insured CONCRETE & WOOD DOCKS Seawall Restoration Specialists Concrete Repairs Decorative Coatings Wood Dock Replacement Lic Eng 232 (305) 289-7350 ELECTRICAL SERVICES KELLY ELECTRICServicing the Middle Keys Since 1980Dependable! Lic.& Ins.#EC525 Call (305) 743-6098 HOME REDECORTING AFFORDABLE A Fresh Look Redecorate In a DayUsing Existing Furnishings Also: Staging for Resale Move-ins Organizing Lybrand Redesign 305-292-2682 www.LybrandRedesign.com LANDSCAPING THE YARDMANBeautifying the Keys,One Yard At a Time.Yard & Power Washing Services. 849-2786 KIRK WILL SHOW UP! Lawn,Yard,Trees.Free Estimates. Lic # 292420096980 & Insured. No Job Too Big or Too Small. Hunters Lawn Care 305-600-7951 Mannys & Son Pearock Trimming Clean-up Plants/Trees Installed,Fall Specials! Lic #SP3702 (305) 747-0785 LOCKSMITH A-ABLE LOCKSMITHS 743-7448 MARINE SERVICE T & R SERVICEMarine Mechanics Fiberglass & Gel Coat Bottom Painting Electrical Installation Lic.& Insd. Call 305-896-1070 MOVING DRN MOVINGLocal & Long Distance Boxes Truck Rentals Storage (305) 289-MOVE FDOT# 966624FL MC#450645 IM#26 PAINTING & CARPENTRY New Life PaintingPainting Concrete Carpentry Home Repairs 22 Yrs.Exp. Lic # SP3578 & 3579 ReferencesFast & Reliable! Call 849-0293 or 743-2431 PLUMBING Ernest E.Rhodes PLUMBINGLicensed CFC1427241 10700 5TH Ave,Gulf,Marathon 743-7072 STUMP GRINDING STUMP GRINDINGFree Estimates 872-9877 TIKI HUTS Tiki HutsNEW & REPAIR 305-664-0099Lic# CYC000002 FLORIDA KEYS G G E T YOUR BUSINESS N O T I C E D for as low as $49.28 Call Laura at 743-5551 Deadline: Wednesday 3 pm for Saturdays edition. W W W K E Y S N E T C O M