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Title: Florida Keys keynoter
Uniform Title: Florida Keys keynoter
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Physical Description: v : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Keynoter Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Marathon Fla
Publication Date: 12-19-2012
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778679022222 Classifieds . . .6B Living . . . .3B Business . . .7A Obituaries . . .2A Opinion . . .6A Sports/Outdoors .1B Crossword . . .5BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2012 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,DECEMBER 19,2012 VOLUME 59,NO.101 25 CENTS Scoring record tiedKey West High basketball player Tanisha Multy ties the school's scoring mark with 32 points. Story, 1B Bad year for crabsA longtime Keys commercial fisherman says the current stone-crab season is among the worst he's season in four decades.Story, 2A Member FDICEqual Housing Lender Need A Loan? Call Me! Local People! Local Decisions! Local Service! Lori Bailey (305) 304-6991City Executive/Commercial & Residential Lender Our Customers Say It Best... Jay Frins Triple J Investments & ASAP, Inc I needed a commercial loan to grow my business. Lori made the process smooth and got the loan approved fast! Its nice to deal with a local bank.Ž Tom Hill Key Largo Fisheries Loris always more than willing to help and accommodate our needs. First State Bank is our local bank helping us to accomplish our goals.Ž Sewer firm cited in scheme'Acompany recommended to receive a $35.7 million contract for Lower Keys sewer construction ran into subcontracting problems on a Broward County project earlier this year. Giannetti Contracting Corp. was accused by the Broward County Inspector General's Office of taking part in what a June report describes as a "scheme" to evade mandates to use locally owned small businesses on a portion of a $6.5 million wastewater project in Dania. That report probably will not hinder today's planned contract award to Giannetti for the Inner Island portion of the Cudjoe Regional wastewater system, said Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority Chief Executive Kirk Zuelch. "All the information we have received does not indicate any reason not to proceed," Zuelch said. The FKAA, meeting at 9:30 a.m. today at the utility's Kennedy Drive offices in Key West, will consider the Giannetti contract along with a $79.8 million contract to Layne Heavy Civil for the Cudjoe Outer Island system, and $21.9 million to Wharton Smith for the Lower Keys treatment plant. Giannetti's low bid for the Cudjoe work was about $4 million to $5 million below county estimates. "Broward County has taken no action at this point against Giannetti, which continues to do work for Broward," Zuelch said. "They've done several projects there and have at least one very large contract still active." Broward County purchasing staff told FKAA Attorney Bob Feldman that Giannetti "has been doing very well" on its work there, Zuelch said. Calls to Giannetti's home office in Sterling Heights, Mich., and to the Broward County Administrator's Office were not been returned as of press time. The primary target of the Broward County Inspector General Office's 15-page report was a subcontractor trucking company that grew too large to qualify as a small business under Broward's set-aside for small businesses, known as the County Business Enterprises program. Stanford and Sons Trucking attempted to get approved small businesses to act as a "pass-through"Giannetti Contracting among firms to get $137.4M in Cudjoe contractsLOWER KEYSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSee Cudjoe,3A Grinch surprises driversThe Grinch was out in full force in Marathon on Monday, but he wasn't about stealing Christmas. Instead, he was checking traffic speeds through the school zone at Stanley Switlik Elementary School around mile marker 49. Speeders going no more than 5 mph over the 20 mph limit got the option of a ticket or an onion. Obviously, most opt for the onion. Chief Lou Caputo, third in line at the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, played the role of the Grinch, handing out about 10 onions. He's been donning the outfit while operating a radar gun this time of year since 2000.Some speeders get onions over ticketsMARATHON Photo by LARRY BENVENUTIThe Grinch,a.k.a.Chief Lou Caputo,measures vehicle speeds Monday in Marathon. DUI machine is under fireAKeys lawyer who for years has been attacking the validity of software in breathtest machines used in drunkdriving cases is now after the actual machine itself. Hal Schuhmacher says he's awaiting a ruling from Monroe County Judge Wayne Miller against the Monroe County State Attorney's Office for refusing to comply with Miller's order granting inspection of the Intoxilyzer 8000 at the Key West jail. Schuhmacher filed the motion on behalf of 35 clients on Nov. 16. "I've asked for them to dismiss the cases or exclude the breath test," Schuhmacher said. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement contracts with Kentucky-based CMI Inc. to provide the machines. Schuhmacher filed an original "motion to compel" in June, asking Miller to allow inspection of the Intoxilyzer 8000 at the jail (and, perhaps down the road, the ones in Marathon and Plantation Key, as well). He discovered via a Sarasotabased DUI case that its manufacturer has been drilling holes in at least one of the machines to allow for better airflow. "That's where we first discovered they made the modification," Schuhmacher said. "They acknowledged there was a hole put in the machine." On Sept. 7, Miller granted the motion to allow the inspection of the Key West Intoxilyzer and gave the state 30 days to comply, which it has yet to do. The inspection was supposed to happen by Oct. 8. The crux of Schuhmacher's argument is that CMI began drilling holes in the Intoxilyzer 8000 "after it was approved and put on the U.S. Department of Transportation conforming products list." Law enforcement is required by law to record a one-second breath sample with the 8000 model the requirement was six seconds with the 5000 and a mini-Attorney says holes drilled affect resultsIN THE COURTSTRUCK'S DITCHED Photo by SHERIFF'S OFFICE SGT.DENNIS COLEMANThis tractor-trailer carrying construction debris crashed on the Vaca Cut Bridge at mile marker 53.5 in Marathon at 9:45 a.m.Tuesday.One lane of northbound traffic was blocked but no one was seriously injured.Specifics of how it happened weren't immediately available.See DUI,2ABy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comFree parking for the holidaysAs is the case every Christmas, parking and bus service will be free in Key West from this coming Friday until Dec. 26. Parking will be free in all metered spaces more than 1,000 citywide. That's an estimated $16,000 gift from the city. Buses will not run Christmas Day. Meanwhile, city police, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Highway Patrol are stepping up drunk-driving enforcement through Jan. 1. "Lots of folks will be out during this busy holiday season, enjoying themselves and the holiday festivities, and we want everyone to be safe on our roadways," Key West Police Chief Donie Lee said. Police spokeswoman Alyson Crean gave the following tips for holiday travel: Plan ahead by finding a designated driver or other safe ride. Don't hesitate to call a cab, friend or family member; or use public transportation. If someone you know is drinking, don't let him or her get behind the wheel. If you see a suspected impaired driver on the road, contact police. "Your actions may save someone's life, and inaction could cost a life," Crean said.Also,patrols increasing for DUIsKEY WEST


KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,December 19,2012 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.81 73 THURS.82 72 FRI.81 63 SAT.73 64 Forecast: Partly cloudy and breezy,10 to 15 mph, up to 25 mph by Friday with a 40% chance of rain. Turning clear and colder Saturday night,low of 64 Visit KeysNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria.There currently are no Keys 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 the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald.Keynoter mail subscriptions:$64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-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 E-mail keynoter@keynoter.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 BRIEFSAlleged burglar caught outsideAKey West man was jailed just after midnight Monday after he was caught burglarizing a house by one of the residents, city police said. Patrick George Cummings, 43, faces several felony burglary counts after he reportedly was seen inside the Seidenburg Street house, then tackled outside while police were called. At the time of his arrest, Cummings was carrying a hammer-like tool that could be used for burglaries, police said. He also had jewelry, stolen prescription drugs and expensive sunglasses reportedly missing from the victim's home. WKYZ Florida KeysPirateRadioKeyWest.com 96.7 FM 101.7 FM Keys News on the half-hour Daily (M-F) News Director Don Riggs M or nings 7:30 8:30 9:30 A f t er no ons 12-14 lb. Oven-Roasted Plainville All-Natural Turkey Homemade Mashed Potatoes & Turkey Giblet Gravy Green Beans Almondine Sweet Potato Casserole Cranberry Orange Relish Holiday Stuf“ng & Dinner Rolls 522 Fleming Street 296-5663 1105 White Street 294-5221 www.faustos.comTraditional Turkey DinnerGenerous portions for 8-10 peopleTraditional Cuban Pork DinnerGenerous portions for 8-10 peopleVisit our stores or call to place your order. Please place orders by 8:00 pm Friday, December 21, 2012 and pick up your order by 6:00 pm on Monday, December 24, 2012. Heating instructions are enclosed with each meal. We will close at 7:00 pm on Christmas Eve and will be closed Christmas Day. 8 lb. Cuban Pork Fried Plantains 1 loaf Cuban BreadWishing you a Happy Holiday Season! $9999 $14999 Stone-crab season looks like a bustDespite rocketing prices for stone crab claws, many Florida Keys commercial fishermen have nearly given up on the season only two months old. "We may see record prices but also record pain," said Gary Graves, general manager of Keys Fisheries in Marathon. "Prices don't mean anything if you can't catch anything." Harvests since shortly after the season opening Oct. 15 have been "as bad as I can remember during my 45 years in the business," Graves said. "It's just bleak." Keys Fisheries, one of the state's leading wholesalers for stone crabs, has laid off half of its production staff, maybe 20 people, Graves said. "We hate to do it to our people but we're probably not finished," he said Friday. "Right now, a big day for us is 1,000 pounds [of claws]. It should be around 15,000 pounds. We're doing nothing." Keys Fisheries has raised its dockside prices paid to fishermen several times to encourage fishermen to keep their traps in the water. Graves said it costs a fisherman about $1,200 in fuel, labor and other expenses to make a day's trip. The fish house's current prices are $9 per pound for medium-size claws and $17 per pound for the coveted jumbos. "Our wholesale sales prices are higher than that and retail is through the roof," Graves said. "But we can't fill the orders we have." AMarathon community group recently canceled the organization's annual stone crab feast for members because no claws were to be found. The season runs until May 15. Last season, Monroe County produced about 1.1 million pounds of legal-size claws, accounting for a large portion of Florida's total 2.67-million-pound harvest worth an estimated $23.6 million to the commercial fleet. About 1,000 people statewide are licensed to fish traps for stone crabs. Only the claws are kept. Historically, stone-crab harvests have topped 3 million pounds of claws. "The last two years were good and the recruitment looked normal," Graves said. "The first round of trap pulling was fine but it went downhill from there like falling off a cliff." Fishermen and researchers are baffled. "Blame it on global warming, blame it on BP [Deepwater Horizon oil spill], blame it on Mother Nature," Graves said. "Everybody's got an idea but nobody can say why. It's probably a combination of a bunch of things." News reports from stonecrab fleets farther up the Florida Gulf Coast suggest an octopus population explosion. Crabs are a favorite food of octopus, which are smart enough to get into traps. "We've seen more octopus in the 6to 8-pound range, which is abnormal," Graves said. State experts have suggested warm winters may have triggered the octopus boom. "Things could turn around," Graves said, "but realistically the chances of it happening this season are slim."Prices high but harvest is moribundCOMMERCIAL FISHINGBogus trap tags raise concernsAweak harvest of spiny lobster this year could be linked to climate change or crime. "It could be the effect of climate change," Bill Kelly, executive director of the Florida Keys Commercial Fishermen's Association, said Thursday. "It also could be that a large illegal harvest is going unreported." Last summer, state and federal wildlife officers seized 1,512 counterfeit lobster-trap tags from a Miami-Dade County man. Ramon Rojas, 44, of Hialeah was arrested. Some of the fake tags were found on traps Rojas was fishing in the Lower Keys. Trap tags are issued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to regulate the number of lobster traps in state water. If a trap catches 10 pounds of lobster in season, Kelly said, Rojas had to potential to pull in 15,000 pounds of lobster, possibly worth more than $100,000. "We have no idea how many illegal traps may be out there," Kelly said. "That's a whole lot of product going up the road." Kelly said he recently met with top FWC enforcement officers and fishery managers to discuss improving the tag system to curtail fake tags. "Are we being deceived by illegal traps?" he said. "There's no way to know but our fishermen with decades of experience say it seems like there are more traps out there than ever." Last season, Monroe County fishermen reported catching about 4.9 million pounds of spiny lobster nearly 90 percent of the statewide harvest. Since the season's opening on Aug. 6, this year's catch has been notably lower, Kelly said. Final numbers will not be available until after the season closes March 31.They lead to illegal lobster takeCOMMERCIAL FISHINGBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com mum of 1.1 liters of air. "The machines could not process the volume of air that was being put into them. So they grabbed a drill and put a hole in the exhaust side of the cylinder," Schuhmacher said. If he ultimately gets to inspect the Key West machine, "I'll take photos of the machine and do the analysis of the machine. Then we'll try to analyze the software at the manufacturer's headquarters." The software issue has been going on for more than a decade, but a Jan. 13 order by the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami upheld earlier Monroe County rulings regarding the validity of Intoxilyzer 8000 breathtest results. That ruling grew out of an appeal by Robert Yount, who was arrested for DUI on Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West in 2006. Yount is one of the 35 listed defendants on Schuhmacher's motion to either drop the cases or exclude the breath tests. In that case, judges ruled the test results were open to question because the software, known as source code, is unavailable for examination by independent electrical and computer engineers. Also, an FDLE inspector was fired in 2008 for falsifying test results and telling Miami-area police how to do that. That's made it extremely difficult, though not impossible, to introduce breathtest results in DUI cases in Monroe County. State attorneys are required to have a Florida Department of Law Enforcement analyst testify at each trial as to the device's accuracy. Schuhmacher said the state has been overly secretive when it comes to inspecting the machines and software.Decision awaitsFrom DUI,1AState unveils new auto tagFlorida voters have selected their next license tag. The green-rimmed, leafed-orange winner in a poll of about 50,000 online voters could be released as soon as 2014. It is scheduled to be phased in over two years on Florida's 15 million vehicles. "Sunshine State" is at the plate's bottom edge, and the center is stamped with seven characters instea-d of the traditional six to keep Florida from running out of character combinations. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles created four designs in-house with input from about 20 people, from Florida Department of Law Enforcement officials to tax collectors. The plate redesigns got scathing reviews from Miami Herald columnist Fred Grimm, who shredded the tags as "remarkably bland" and "nondescript." "The four choices are so spectacularly insipid that it's no easy decision," Grimm wrote of the online poll. "It would be easier picking a favorite from Rick Scott's most electrifying speeches." Kevin Cate, who owns a Tallahassee public relations firm, found the plates so distasteful he offered his own design, which DMV rejected. The new tag should send people to www.VisitFlorida.com he argued, which promotes state tourism, restaurants and businesses. "There's no winner of the choices the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles have provided to the people of Florida," he said. "Nobody wins with the new tags." Brittany Alana Davis reports from the Herald /Times Tallahassee Bureau. She can be reached at bdavis@tampabay.com.Generally, the design is pannedBy BRITTANY DAVISMOTOR VEHICLESThis is Florida's new auto tag GETTING IT STRAIGHTSaturday's Marketplace listing of recent real estate transactions contained incorrect information about the locations of homes sold. www.keysnet.com


Wednesday,December 19,2012 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com for more than $400,000 in work that Stanford performed on the project under primary contractor Giannetti. The report indicates that Giannetti issued checks to smaller trucking firms that actually did little or no work. Giannetti executives said they believed Stanford and Sons Trucking had contracted legally with the smaller firms. Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry called the Inspector General Office's finding "both surprising and unexpected" in her June 19 response to the report. "The incidence of contractor misconduct, misrepresentation, falsehoods and scheming ... necessitates immediate action by the county," she wrote. The only penalty specifically outlined against Giannetti was refusing to credit money paid to Stanford and Sons and a related firm toward Giannetti's required small-business quota. Zuelch said the Cudjoe Regional contracts stipulate that winning bidders have local-preference "goals" for hired subcontractors that would amount to about 17 percent of the overall project cost. The FKAAadministers sewer projects for Monroe County in the unincorporated areas except for Key Largo, which has its own sewer district.Company slammedFrom Cudjoe,1AFive seeking three seats on commissionOn an island not exactly known for its youthful population, the youngest candidate in recent city memory will challenge three incumbents and another political newcomer for a seat on the Key Colony Beach City Commission. Ryan Schraffenberger, 25, is among five candidates who've filed and plan to qualify next month for the March 12 commission election. He and Patrick Farritor, 63, will go up against incumbents Jeff Vorick, Jerry Ellis and Mayor/Administrator Ron Sutton. The top three votergetters will be elected. Vorick, 65, is the longest tenured of the group, finishing up his sixth consecutive two-year term. He's been a commissioner almost as long as the 13 years he's been a Key Colony resident. "I basically rely on the voters to tell me what they want and they seem to like someone who represents a voice of common sense and reason. As long as they do, I'm going to keep on sticking my head in there," Vorick said. Vorick said he's proud the city has been able to handle the tough economy. "Without cutting any health and safety issues, we're doing a good job of managing the budget," he said. Vorick said a main issue for him, if re-elected, would be to work on grants for the city to refurbish its sewer plant. Key Colony has been sewered for decades, while most of the Keys are only now either hooking up or still in the construction phase. Sutton, 64, is seeking a fifth consecutive term. He's been the city's mayor and administrator the past five years and a full-time resident since 2002. "I want to continue on; we still have some projects here with stormwater," he said. "We still have six injection wells we'd like to put in if grant money loosens up a little bit. And with our sewer plant ... there's always upgrades and I'd like to continue with that." Ellis, 70, was appointed by fellow commission members to replace Mary Schmidt last March 22. She resigned from the board for personal reasons. While he's relatively new to the commission, Ellis said his longtime volunteerism on various city boards has proven his commitment to the city. "To me, you get there from showing an interest in the city through your efforts to help whenever and wherever you can. That should be the prerequisite to wanting to be a [commissioner] because it shows you have more than a cursory interest," he said. Ellis said a main issue for him is for the city to fix city-owned lateral sewer connections in conjunction with resident upgrades. Many are outdated and leak, he said. "Each resident had a test done and if they found that the sewer pipes in the home were leaking, then they have to be fixed. It's a major thing. If they're required to do that, we need to be fixing ours, too," he said. Ellis added that most of Key Colony's "problems are relatively simple and ... listening and common sense will go a long way in solving all of our issues." Farritor, 63, is a newcomer to Key Colony, but has lived in the Middle Keys off and on since 1993. This would be his first run at political office. "I don't really have, per se, any political experience, but I know I have a mature and intelligent point of view. I have the interest and the time to do it," he said. Farritor says he's running more to bring "fresh ideas" to the board than anything else. "I think there can be more accurate and attentive leadership on Key Colony Beach. I'm just here to try to get elected and be a benefit to the community," he said.3 incumbents among hopefuls in electionKEY COLONY BEACHPanel: Create sewer oversight boardIslamorada officials will consider forming an elected or appointed board of commissioners that would oversee the village's wastewater operations. The move is supported by councilmen Mike Forster and Ted Blackburn, but Mayor Ken Philipson, Councilwoman Deb Gillis and Councilman Dave Purdo aren't convinced. Philipson and Gillis said such a board could have served more of a purpose before the $91 million project's engineering firm was hired. But now that work on the project to build a sewer system has begun, they call the idea one whose time has come and gone. The five-member council agreed Dec. 13 to hold a workshop to discuss the matter in February. Forster said a separate board that only deals with wastewater issues would free up the Village Council to handle other issues that he feels are not receiving enough attention. "I go to a hockey match and a fight breaks out," he said. "Every time I go to a Village Council meeting, a wastewater meeting breaks out." The issue was raised during a presentation by David Makepeace, chairman of the Water Quality Improvement Advisory Committee, during the council's regular meeting. Makepeace presented two scenarios: Adependent wastewater board where members would be appointed by the Village Council; and an independent board, whose members would be elected by the residents of Islamorada. For a dependent district, Makepeace said, each council member would nominate two candidates, and the entire council would decide on the best five. Makepeace said his committee doesn't recommend an elected board, but he and his fellow members did study the option. Under the scenario presented by Makepeace, board members would serve staggered terms starting in 2014. The top three vote getters would serve until 2018. The final two seats would be open again in 2016. Some of the board's top responsibilities would be communicating with the Village Council, supervising the sewer project's enterprise fund, managing the village's joint wastewater agreement with Key Largo and hiring a wastewater manager.But majority of council not in favorISLAMORADA 44.99Makers Mark Bourbon1.75 L43.99Crown Royal Black1.75 L49.99Grey Goose VodkaSelected Varieties, 1.75 L11.99Fleischmanns VodkaOr Gin, 1.75 L19.99Captain Morgan Spiced RumOriginal or Silver, 1.75 L18.99Bacardi Light RumOr Gold, Limn, or Oakheart Spiced, 1.75 L18.99Ezra Brooks Bourbon1.75 L17.99Svedka Vodka1.75 L27.99Absolut VodkaSelected Varieties, 1.75 L29.99Bombay Sapphire Gin1.75 L33.99Jack Daniels Tennessee WhiskeyOr Tennessee Honey, 1.75 L27.99Dewars White Label Scotch1.75 L20.99Appleton Gold Rum1.75 L13.99Inver House Scotch1.75 L189.97Johnnie Walker Blue Label750 ml16.99Baileys Irish CreamSelected Varieties, 750 ml23.99Chivas Regal Scotch750 ml 36.99Patrn Silver Tequila750 mlE-Mia/Jax/Lakeland 4C-ThursdayPrices effective Thursday, December 20 through Monday, December 24, 2012.Liquor items are only available at Publix Liquors. Visit publix.com/store to “nd the store nearest you. Must be 21 years of age or older to purchase alcoholic beverages. Quantity limits per customer apply. By RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comN. Roosevelt work halts for ChristmasWith a halt in construction coming up for Christmas, around 20 percent of the North Roosevelt Boulevard rebuild in Key West has been completed since it started in April. Crews working for contractor DeMoya Group Inc. will stop working on Friday and come back to the 2.9mile job site on Jan. 3, project spokesman Dean Walters said. The state Department of Transportation is paying $31.8 million of the $41.5 million project's cost. The city of Key West is putting in $4.3 million for a new sewer main and the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority is adding $5.4 million for a new water line. The goal is a June 2014 completion for a total of 851 total construction days. The entire stretch of Key West's main traffic artery includes a new seawall bordered by a 20-foot-wide landscaped prome nade, four lanes of traffic each 11 feet wide, a 10-foot center turn lane and a sixfoot sidewalk on the business side of the road. Walters said the seawall reconstruction would begin in January. And after a back and forth with city staff over the summer, DOTdecided the new seawall will not be bounded by a 42-inch-tall railing that locals thought would take away from the water view. Reaching a compromise with DOT administrators, the seawall will be bordered by a 24-inch-wide, 9-inch-tall curb. The design and permitting of the new road began more than a decade ago. There are 35 scheduled blackout days to accommodate large tourist influxes like the lobster mini-season, Fantasy Fest and the Super Boat International races. For the duration of the construction, DOTis maintaining a website, www.fdotmonroe.com/ keywest that allows motorists to register for email updates about changes in work hours, traffic patterns and the like.Construction starting up again Jan.3KEY WESTBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com www.keysnet.com 2ndPlace $2,500 3rdPlace $1,500 4thPlace $750 5thPlace $250 Cash Prizes!1,000 tickets at a cost of $35 each will be sold for this raffle … 1 in 200 Chance of Winning! Drawing will be held on January 13,2012 Winner of car must be 18 years of age and is responsible for all tax and title feesIndicate on check how many tickets you wish to purchase and include your phone number and mailing address so that tickets can be sent to your attention. Send Check/Money Orders To:Rotary of Key West 819 Peacock Plaza #118 Key West Florida 33040 A Stocking Stuffer To Put A Smile On Their FaceRotary Club of Key West 2013 RaffleProceeds to benefit the local Childrens Dental Fund and the KWHS Senior ClassGRAND PRIZE A NISSAN VERSA D KEYSNET.COM


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Reservations being accepted. Call 305-396-7235. Seating begins at 1 pm until 8 pm.Adults $24.99 Children under 12 $12.99 www.sunsetgrille7milebridge.com 2012 Christmas Day Buffet Lawmaker: Allow guns in Florida schoolsThe state representative who sponsored the bill that became Florida's Stand Your Ground law said Monday that schools would be safer if principals and teachers were allowed to take guns to school. Rep. Dennis Baxley (ROcala) was reacting to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., that left 20 children and seven adults dead, including the gunman. Declaring schools as gun-free zones makes them more dangerous, he said. "We need to be more realistic at looking at this policy. In our zealousness to protect people from harm we've created all these gun-free zones and what we've inadvertently done is we've made them a target," he said. Baxley's idea wasn't welcomed by the Florida Education Association, the state's largest teachers union. "I don't think it's really a good idea to introduce guns into the classrooms or into schools," FEAspokesman Mark Pudlow said. "The idea doesn't seem to make sense to us." Baxley said he understood some people would respond to the Connecticut shootings with a call for more gun control laws, but he said the laws don't work. "If you prepare ordinary people to take responsibility for stopping violence, they do. Otherwise we're just creating more vulnerability," he said. "I know that it's very foreign to people that live in a more left and urbanized culture to see how that works, but in fact it does work." Baxley was the sponsor of the bill that became known as the "Stand Your Ground" law, which allows deadly force to be used if necessary to prevent death or serious injury. The 2005 law came under scrutiny this year after neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old. Baxley said he doesn't plan to file legislation allowing school officials or teachers to carry guns, because he is chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and he doesn't want to preside over a meeting that hears one of his own bills.Union says idea doesn't make senseCONNECTICUT MASSACREBRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated PressNew college online only?Florida's 12th university became a reality earlier this year, and there is already discussion about whether the state needs a 13th. House Speaker Will Weatherford challenged the board governing state universities to look into creating an online-only school in order to increase access to distance education. And Monday, the Board of Governors received the results of an independent study on the topic and discussed next steps. Conducted by the Parthenon Group, the report outlines four options for Florida's universities and colleges, both public and private. The first allows each school to continue operating its own distance education program, represented the status quo, and it got the least amount of support from the Board of Governors' Strategic Planning Committee. The second and third options -systemwide collaboration or allowing one or more institutions to serve as the lead drivers of new programs -got a more positive response. The committee asked staff to research a hybrid of these two choices ahead of next month's full board meeting. Board of Governors Chairman Dean Colson said he would like to have the state colleges and universities submit proposals to serve as lead institutions in order to create a sense of innovation and competition. "We want to give them a prod," he said. But in a written response to the Parthenon report, state university provosts said they have "serious concerns" about creating a new university, such as the cost, competition with existing programs, establishing accreditation and creating another bureaucracy. Forty percent of students attending a state university or state college took at least one online course during the 2010-2011 academic year. That is above the national average, 31 percent. Tia Mitchell writes for the Herald/Times Tallahas-see Bureau. She can be reached at tmitchell@tampabay.com.That option among four consideredEDUCATIONBy TIA MITCHELL


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Raschein gets an earfulFunding for sewers, the future of the old Seven Mile Bridge and whether the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority board should be an elected panel dominated the conversation at a Monday town-hall meeting hosted by state Rep. Holly Raschein. The freshman District 120 representative scheduled the meeting to gather input on what constituents have in mind for the six available bills she could file during the 2013 Legislative session. Roughly 20 or so local politicians and residents showed up at the Marathon Government Center to offer ideas. In November, Keys voters overwhelmingly passed a nonbinding referendum to have the five-member Aqueduct Authority board elected rather than governor-appointed as it is now. However, only the Legislature can make the change since the Legislature created the water utility. Raschein has voiced support for the change after initially being cool to pursuing it. "The voters have the right to decide who their water leaders are," she said. "I'll be submitting that [bill] pretty soon, tomorrow even. The groundwork has been laid and it's not a new request by any means." Asimilar bill passed the Legislature in 2005 but then-Gov. Jeb Bush vetoed it. Monroe County Mayor George Neugent said the county would pursue newly elected District 39 state Sen. Dwight Bullard as a sponsor on that side of the Legislature. District 39 includes Monroe. Raschein said she's reached out to Bullard. Next up was sewer funding, a large priority for years in the Florida Keys. Many stressed the importance of continued allocations from the 2009 Mayfield grant authorizing $200 million for Keys sewer construction. Of that, $50 million came to the Keys last year. "It's my No. 1 one budget priority," Raschein said. "The second $50 million we're working on now," County Administrator Roman Gastesi said. Of the first $50 million, $30 million went to unincorporated Monroe for its Cudjoe Regional system and the rest went to Islamorada. For the next $50 million, local officials have agreed that Marathon and the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District would each get $20 million. The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority would receive $5 million, Key West $4 million and Key Colony Beach $1 million. Finally, several people asked for Raschein's support for the refurbishment of the old Seven Mile Bridge. The 2.3-mile span has been closed to autos and fishing for years because of its deteriorated state. "This is a big-ticket item. We've worked closely with the [state] Department of Transportation. They've been helpful, but we hope they'll be more helpful than they've been," Neugent said. Neugent pointed out that DOThas offered to fund half of whatever it costs to repair the bridge. Estimates have been in the $16 million to $20 million range. But he pointed out that the DOTexpects someone "to take responsibility" for the bridge, which leads to Pigeon Key, if it offers funding. "DOTwants to sign off on this bridge to someone, and the obvious one is Monroe County, hopefully with the city of Marathon," Neugent said. Pigeon Key Foundation board member Jason Koler told Raschein his board has met with DOTofficials roughly 10 times and they've offered no concrete cost to fix the bridge. He asked Raschein to track down "hard dollar figures" and expected maintenance costs over 20 years. "They won't bring one set of plans to the table to let us know. They always ballpark everything," he said. "We won't hesitate to ask for that information," Raschein said.Freshman rep talks sewers, FKAA and moreSTATE LEGISLATURE RASCHEINBy RYAN MCCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com


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EDITORIALALF report lacks teethLETTERS TO THE EDITORPython problem is hypeIt was announced that there will be a hunting season (Jan. 12 to Feb. 16), created for the much-maligned pythons of South Florida. I welcome this measure as just one more step in normalizing the status of pythons as just another new species in our environment. For decades, we have had new species introduced into our state. We have managed to grow with them and include them in our culture and in our nature management. There is no need for endless federal funding to carry scorched-earth tactics and search-anddestroy missions against pythons when a simple hunting season every year will manage the so-called problem quite well. My questions: How will the state of Florida reward hunting in federal lands (Everglades National Park), where they have no jurisdiction? Will hunting be allowed in a national park (something that has never been allowed throughout the country since Teddy Roosevelt created the park system)? If the rewards are $1,500 for the person with the most pythons and $1,000 for the one with the biggest python, what is there to prevent one from hunting pythons and selling them on eBay for the going market rate of $150 to $200 a python and make a bigger profit on their own? At the end, will these pythons be slaughtered mercilessly or will their culling be monitored to ensure that they are not abused to death? I am certain that a market can be created for their skins, meat and body parts, just like there is a market for alligators and other species. Frank Resillez Key LargoNothing like the KeysCongratulations to Key Colony Beach's residents, and others, for their sponsorship of the annual Christmas boat parade. My wife and I drive down every year just for this event. We are former Key West residents who now reside in Delray Beach, but we won't miss this terrific occasion no matter what happens. We stay in one of the hotels nearby and enjoy having dinner at the Key Colony Inn (the finest fresh fish there is) and visiting all the places along the Overseas Highway along Marathon. We have even been lucky enough to have been invited for a boat ride in the past and join in the fun with those participating. Once, we rode on one of the beautiful yachts that had a steel drum played by a lovely Marathon lady resident weaving her beat under the gorgeous Christmas lights all across the yacht. Surely, this is one of the rarest things that can happen to anybody. Key Colony has something to really be proud of and I would like to add how impressed we are with how beautifully kept Key Colony is. When we return from this event, our friends ask us where we went and we have so much joy telling them about the parade, the seafood, Key Colony, our favorite fishing boat the Marathon Lady and all the places we go when there. The Christmas events here, though quite lovely, don't measure up to this fabulous Christmas boat parade. Next year we know there will be a new batch of visitors heading to Key Colony with us. One last thing: We hope the local leadership will find a way to get Florida Keys Marathon Airport going with a top-notch airline because so many of our friends from New Jersey and New York are always asking us about it when they get our e-mails with all the pictures we take on our digital camera, and since they are not the biggest drivers in the world, they like to fly. This might be something worth considering. Oh, did I mention that great park with those beautiful tennis courts? Wow, it's right off the Overseas Highway. It just doesn't get any better than that. See you in the near future! Frank Simmons Delray BeachDespite strong recommendations, governor-appointed panel produced little to change the industryLast year, the Miami Herald revealed the horrors Florida's elderly and the infirm endured at the hands of unscrupulous assisted-living facility (ALF) operators. They were abuses that Gov. Rick Scott pledged to abolish when he convened the Florida Assisted Living Workgroup. Its charge: "Ensure the safety and wellbeing" of Florida residents. Then, he stacked the group with representatives of the ALF industry and sympathizers. One needn't channel Nostradamus to predict the result. Last month, the panel issued its proposals a report long on cosmetic tweaks, but short on strong solutions to protect an especially vulnerable population. Overall, it's a disappointingly weak offering, shy of the muscular reforms necessary to attack the chronic problems plaguing the industry's bad actors. For instance, the report insists current regulations are sufficient to police disreputable or incompetent providers. Never mind that under those regulations, residents languished in filth. Or were doped with sedatives. Or were illegally bound or beaten into submission. Still others never lived to tell of their wretched treatment. At least 70 ALF residents since 2002 died from abuse or neglect. Even so, panelists recommended shielding operators from punishment. It recommended limiting low-level fines to bad operators. And while conceding punishment is appropriate for chronically poor performers, panelists considered sanctions a poor tool to elevate quality industry wide. Perhaps. But stiffer penalties would be a powerful way to deter abuses. Certainly, there are worthy proposals among the report's 53 suggestions. Hard to argue that boosting the number and quality of activities on the slate for ALF residents isn't worthwhile. Yet, it's hard to be effusive in praise for such ideas when other prudent moves -like banning managers if they previously lost their licenses running facilities where flagrant abuse or death occurred -were rejected. Or when the workgroup failed to build on the strong proposals to bolster safety and care that a previous workgroup pitched last year -proposals such as strengthening state regulators, requiring stronger credentials for administrators, and doing more frequent inspections. Or when the panel suggested shielding ALFs from lawsuits. Rather than boost the safety and welfare of Floridians in assisted-living facilities, the workgroup mostly ensured owners and managers wouldn't bear more responsibility for those under their care. The thousands of ALF residents in Florida and their families deserve better. Orlando Sentinel Photo courtesy BRUCE RITCHIEThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's hunt is called the Python Challenge.To find out more,go to www.myfwc.com .Check those D ringsThe winds were finally down and the reef was calling my name. My wife Sherri and I packed up the cooler and lowered our 2003 Parker 2120 into the water. We had a great day on the reef and came home with a nice 30-inch gag grouper. We moved right along to get the gear stowed and the boat lifted out of the canal. As we've done hundreds of times before, we connected the front davit cable to the bow lift ring and the rear davit cables to the factoryinstalled D rings bolted through the transom of the boat. Sherri clicked on the davit motors and the Parker started to rise. As the vessel approached 4 to 5 feet above the water, the unthinkable happened. It only took a second as the boat came crashing down into the canal. My wife and I were in shock as we helplessly watched the scene unfolding. My first thought was a drop cable from the spreader bar had snapped, but no. As I looked at disaster, the drop cable was intact. My next thought was we obviously placed the hook from the drop cable incorrectly into the port-side lift ring. We had a very dangerous situation on our hands the boat was now suspended by two cables with no obvious solution to right the vessel. As neighbors and friends congregated, the old salts discussed several plans of action. Eventually one of the proposed methods worked and the knot in my stomach slowly dissipated as the Parker started to roll back onto its hull. The next step was to re-hook the drop cable to the port side and get the boat onto shore. What I discovered next shocked and baffled me. The factory-installed lift D ring on the port side had completely snapped off. Instantly I realized two things: It wasn't our mistake that caused the accident, and my wife would have been killed if by chance the starboard D ring had snapped. As I examined the remainder of the ring closely, I found metal fatigue coupled with salt were most likely the culprits. The following day I found my way to our local Sea Center to purchase new D rings for both sides of the boat. I told my story to the shop owner and I was shocked to find out this is a common occurrence. It seems that stern lift rings of this most common type have a life span of about 10 years. Interestingly enough, that's the age of my Parker. I'll never shake the thought that I could have lost my best friend over lack of preparation, knowledge and a $15 part. Have you changed your D rings lately? Doug Varrieur Big Pine Key A meeting of the minds tries to figure out how to right the boat.House members blaze a new pathWith the U.S. Supreme Court considering samesex marriage, President Obama re-elected on a platform that included it and the first openly gay lawmakers taking their seats in Tallahassee, gay voters say it's been a winning year. "We've made a lot of progress, but we still have a long way to go," said Rep. David Richardson, a Miami Beach Democrat and one of two openly gay lawmakers elected this year -the first in Florida's Legislature. The 2012 election saw Florida become one of seven states to break that barrier. Nationwide, lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender candidates were elected to the U.S. Senate and House, and dozens to state legislatures. Richardson, a 55-yearold forensic accountant, credits redistricting and the open seat in House District 113 for his win. He said that for all the voters he met during the campaign, none asked him about his sexual orientation, although it was reported by local news media. "In this area, people maybe don't care so much about someone's sexual orientation," he said. Richardson was sworn in on Nov. 20 along with Rep. Joe Saunders, an Orlando Democrat and field director of Equality Florida, an LGBTadvocacy group. Saunders had led the 2008 campaign against Florida's Amendment 2, the constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage and civil unions, which passed 62 percent to 38 percent. Saunders is also a veteran of clashes over local ordinances statewide, including a successful effort earlier this week to add LGBTprotections for faculty and students in the Orange County schools. He was the campaign manager for Equality is Gainesville's Business, which prevented the repeal of LGBTprotections in 2009. ANov. 20 photo of Saunders on the House floor with his partner, Donald Rupe, appeared widely on the Internet after Saunders posted it on his Facebook page. "It was the first time ... a member stood on the floor with their partner," Saunders wrote. "It was a moment I'll remember for the rest of my life." It was memorable for Susan Gage, too. Now a massage therapist and LGBTactivist, Gage was for 12 years a radio reporter. She hadn't been inside the Capitol since leaving that job -until the day of Saunders' and Richardson's swearingin. "Nobody questioned me when I fell in with the reporter pack to gain access to the House floor," she blogged afterward. "I gave Joe a big, long hug, and promised him that the community was there to help him however he needed it. "The number of times I would have to interview members of the Senate who were highly homophobic and the things that they would say to my face -I'd have to take it," Gage said. "That was pretty rough. I hope that some of the rhetoric will have to change now." But activists say the battle will continue. Groups that oppose same sex marriage say they'll continue their effort, but many deny they have a problem with gay people. "Our issue is not so much with people that have a same-sex attraction," said John Stemberger, president of the Florida Family Policy Council, a conservative Republican group that advocates against same-sex marriage and adoptions. "My issue is with people who identify with this socio-political movement, 'gay.'" "There are many homosexual persons who just want to be left alone and just want to live their lives normally," Stemberger said. "But what's unfortunate, and what we aggressively oppose, is this notion of trying to transform society. And 'gay' as in-your-face, loud and proud, forcing everyone to buy into your assumptions about life and human sexuality. And if you don't, we're going to shout you down and call you a bigot." Stemberger said he realizes younger voters are more inclined to support same-sex marriage than older ones. APolitico/George Washington University poll of 1,000 likely voters conducted Dec. 2 to 6 found that 63 percent of 18-to-29year-olds support same-sex marriage, while just three in 10 seniors do. "Younger people, who tend to view this as a civil rights issue, overwhelmingly supported gay marriage," Politico reported.They're state's first openly gay lawmakersBy MARGIE MENZEL News Service of FloridaSTATE LEGISLATURE


Wednesday,December 19,2012 7A Keynoter KeysNet.com BusinessBoat sales jump 10% this yearMore evidence that the U.S. economy is climbing out of the recession: Sales of new recreational powerboats are estimated to be up by 10 percent in 2012, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association. "We are pleased to see the industry growing," President Thom Dammrich said. "Our projection is the industry will grow in 2013 by another 5 to 10 percent." Dammrich said the level of growth depends on conditions like consumer confidence and the housing market and sustained increases in Americans' participation in outdoor recreation. The 2012 projections represent the first signs of steady growth across the powerboat market since the economy hit bottom in 2008-09 and new boat production dropped 80 percent. Even now, Dammrich, said production and retail sales are only about half of what they were during the peak in 2007. Fueling the growth in new boat sales are purchases in the 15to 26-foot range, which make up 96 percent of the 12.4 million boats registered in the U.S., according to the NMMA. While the numbers are up in almost every segment of the industry, the toppers are pontoon boats. "Twenty-five percent of all boats sold today are pontoon boats," Dammrich said. "They're a very versatile boat, very stable. They can be large and roomy. You can fish. You can swim. You can get the family out for the day." Dammrich said the only category that has not turned around is sterndrive inboards over 30 feet. Larger and more expensive than the typical family boat, these models are often purchased through home-equity loans, he said. Another factor is this year's requirement that sterndrive inboard engines have catalytic converters, which increases the cost significantly.Most popular are 15 to 26 feet longBy SUSAN COCKINGscocking@miamiherald.comBOATING Keynoter photo by LARRY KAHNBoats like this one at the Marathon Boat Yard are selling the best,the national trade group says.Battle joined over SuperBowl bidSouth Florida risks fielding a divided team for the 50th Super Bowl if it can't resolve a conflict with the Miami International Boat Show. Long a hassle for Super Bowl organizers, the boatshow issue now seems to be something of a dividing line among local leaders charged with pursuing the country's largest sporting event. Arecent planning meeting at Sun Life Stadium for the 2016 Super Bowl bid reportedly got heated when MiamiDade's tourism director, William Talbert, repeated his position that Miami can't host the Super Bowl and the boat show on the same weekend. The NFLmay want to move its championship to President's Day Weekend, the boat show's home for decades, and the potential overlap has caused a rift among the key players that helped give South Florida a record 10 Super Bowls. "We've worked great together in the past, and we'll work through this,''said Rodney Barreto, the longtime head of South Florida's Super Bowl Host Committee who has a home in Key Largo. "We're right in the middle of negotiating things." Though the boat show has complicated South Florida's past Super Bowl bids, the pursuit of the anniversary game in 2016 has brought more intrigue than ever. In 2010, the NFLbegan asking cities to reserve President's Day Weekend as one of three potential slots for the Super Bowl in case it ever extended the championship schedule into the middle of February. But South Florida's two main tourism bureaus previously have declined to pursue hosting the game if the NFLopted to hold it on the same weekend as the boat show. Instead, they've jointly bid on only the remaining weekends. But in recent weeks, Broward's tourism bureau has signaled it won't go along with that approach for 2016.A soft bid'"I will not support a soft bid," said Nicki Grossman, president of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, a government agency. "My county won't do it. Asoft bid is anything short of what the NFLis looking for. Which is three weekends." Grossman said Broward is ready to step in and be the Super Bowl hub if MiamiDade can't because of the boat show. That's in part what happened during the Super Bowl's last trip to South Florida, in 2010, when most of the NFL's official events and facilities were housed in and around Fort Lauderdale. But such a scenario could complicate matters for the Miami Dolphins as the team considers a pitch to use Miami-Dade hotel taxes to fund improvements to the team's stadium in Miami Gardens. The Dolphins and the NFL have said the improvements, including a partial roof, are crucial for capturing the 2016 Super Bowl from the other finalist, San Francisco, home to a new $1.2 billion stadium in nearby Santa Clara. The losing city will take on Houston for the 2017 Super Bowl. Barreto, a partner in one of Miami's top lobbying firms, said he is in talks with boatshow organizers about moving to another weekend for 2016. But if those negotiations fail, Barreto is also floating aggressive moves to let Miami accommodate the Super Bowl while the boat show takes place on Miami Beach. Those ideas include docking barges or even cruise ships in downtown Miami to accommodate NFLevents and the throngs of fans, sponsors and media that come to the Super Bowl each year, according to people involved in the 2016 bid.Jax redux?Housing Super Bowl visitors on ships is bound to invite comparisons to Jacksonville's widely panned turn as a Super Bowl host in 2005, when a lack of hotel rooms forced organizers to turn to its port for help on accommodations. But the fact that Barreto raised the option in private meetings reflects the priority being put on keeping Miami in the Super Bowl mix. "We're a big city that can hold multiple events in our town," Barreto said, while declining to confirm the cruise-ship idea. "I'm not totally convinced the boat show needs to move." Central to the Super Bowl standoff is Talbert, president of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau. In a Nov. 29 interview, he was adamant the Miami area does not have enough hotel rooms for the Super Bowl, the boat show and the Coconut Grove Arts Festival, another major annual event the same weekend. Talbert said "it's not physically possible in Miami to host Super Bowl during the Presidents' Day weekend."Tense talksTalbert has not responded tointerview requests about the Super Bowl since. But a closed-door meeting with the host committee at Sun Life late last week reportedly got tense when Talbert pushed back against Barreto's contention that Miami could host both events, according to several sources close to the committee. Barreto said the meeting involved "a very frank discussion" but would not discuss details. Amid the tension, the Dolphins and Barreto have established a vetting process for the 2016 Super Bowl that in some ways pits Miami against Fort Lauderdale. While past Super Bowls have purposely straddled the county line to justify receiving upward of $6 million from Broward and Miami-Dade governments, the NFLwants a smaller footprint for 2016, said Dolphins CEO Mike Dee. "You're going to see this urban core area with a concentrated critical mass of activities in one place," Dee said. That helps explain why, for the first time, Broward and Miami-Dade's tourism bureaus made separate proposals to the Super Bowl host committee this year rather than collaborating on a single plan, participants said.Miami-Dade, Broward lock headsBy DOUGLAS HANKSdhanks@MiamiHerald.com TOURISM Miami Herald photo by AL DIAZMiami Dolphin Kevin Burnett rushes the field before the start of Sunday's 24-3 Dolphins win over the Jacksonville Jaguars at Sun Life Stadium.South Florida has hosted a record 10 Super Bowls,but a split among Miami-Dade and Broward counties could impact a possible 11th one the overall 50th Super Bowl in 2016 Some tax breaks already expiredWhile much of Washington is consumed by the debate over tax cuts scheduled to expire next year, a big package of tax breaks already expired this year. Among the biggest, along with the cost to retroactively extend each one for 2012 and 2013:Individuals Relief from the Alternative Minimum Tax. The tax is designed to ensure that wealthy people can't use tax breaks to avoid paying any federal taxes. Congress routinely adjusts it to keep it from imposing hefty tax increases on millions of middleincome families. Cost: $132 billion. State and local sales tax deduction. Taxpayers can take this itemized deduction instead of deducting state and local income taxes. It is geared for people who live in states without state income taxes: Alaska, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Florida, South Dakota, Washington, Nevada, Texas and Wyoming. Cost: $4.4 billion. Adeduction of up to $4,000 for qualified higher education expenses: Cost: $4.2 billion. Atax credit for improvements to make homes more energy efficient. Cost: $2.4 billion. Adeduction for mortgage insurance premiums. Cost: $1.3 billion. Adeduction of up to $250 for teachers who buy classroom supplies with their own money. Cost: $462 million.Businesses Atax credit for manufacturers and other businesses that invest in research and development. Cost: $14.3 billion. Atax break that allows restaurants and retail stores to write off the cost of certain capital improvements over 15 years instead of 39 years. Cost: $3.7 billion. An exemption that allows banks, insurance companies and other financial firms to shield the profits of foreign subsidiaries from being taxed by the U.S. Cost: $11.2 billion. A$1-per-gallon tax credit for businesses that use or sell biodiesel, a renewable fuel for diesel engines derived from vegetable oils and animal fats. 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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,DECEMBER19,2012 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B Winning wieners Dachshunds will take over Duval Street in Key West as a parade of wiener dogs welcomes the new year.Story, 4B The Splendid Splinter A stamp honoring baseball and fishing great Ted Williams is unveiled in the Keys. Story, 3B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle Column changeDue to the holidays,the regular Wednesday fishing column from SeaSquared Charters'Capt.Chris Johnson will run instead on the next two Saturdays,Dec.22 and 29. Capt.Spider Branch's weekly casting contest takes place from 6 to 8 p.m.Thursday at the 7 Mile Marina/Salty's at mile marker 47 bayside and benefits Keys Area Interdenominational Resources. Multy ties Conch scoring markAfter tiny Tanisha Multy scored 32 points tying the school record to lead the Key West High girls basketball team to a hard-fought 56-48 victory Saturday afternoon over St. Brendan, she was raised high off the floor by far-from-tiny Elliott Valdez, a member of the Conch boys team. Coach Tony McDowell quickly shooed the beaming Valdez back into the Bobby Menendez Gym stands because the post-game handshakes were still to come. Afterward, Multy who is 5 feet 3, thin, and plays with flying dreadlocks basked in adulation. She was congratulated by Chelsea Storr, who set the record two seasons ago. Multy had driven over and over for layups some after length-of-the-court runs and also made two high-arching three-point shots with an unorthodox launching style. "I learned to shoot that way from my brother," she said, referring to former Conch player Richard Multy. Had she not missed seven free throws the Conchs as a team were 16 of 43 from the foul line she would have easily broken Storr's record. But she was happy with 32, a total she had never envisioned "not in a high school game." McDowell was elated, too. "I've coached her since she was a little kid in the P.A.L. league," he said.The Conchs, who avenged an early-season loss to St. Brendan, had to stave off a Sabres'comeback that cut the lead to 44-42 lead in the fourth quarter. "I was very worried because this was a district game," Multy said.But Key West then went32 points leads team to 56-48 winBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST GIRLS HOOPSPhoto by BERT BUDDEThe Conchs'Tanisha Multy launches a three-point shot during her 32-point game Saturday against St.Brendan. See Conchs,2BREADY TO FILETSally Stribling landed this nice mangrove snapper in 30 feet of water off Key Largo while on her boat Royal-Tease.' She was drifting a live ballyhoo on the surface in the chum line using 15-pound fluorocarbon.The fish was 8.5 pounds and 25.5 inches long.On the same trip,she got some yellowtail snapper and cero mackerel. Lady Canes win streak hits fourAlate goal from Coral Shores High senior Iris Dunn kept the soccer Lady Canes' win streak alive Monday heading into today's Senior Night contest against Marathon.Marathon's Lady Dolphins come to Tavernier for today's 5 p.m. game at Coral Shores. The Lady Canes'six seniors will be honored at halftime at George M. Barley Jr. Stadium.Monday, Coral Shores (64) won its fourth straight game with a 4-3 decision over visiting Doral Academy.Doral's Lady Firebirds stunned the Canes with a quick 2-0 lead but the Canes rallied back to tie the game, 2-2, by halftime. Coral Shores grabbed the lead in the second half but Doral scored to make it 3-3. With about 10 minutes remaining, Dunn put the winning goal in the net. "That was a great game," Coral Shores coach ArthurDunn's late goal seals the victoryCORAL SHORES SOCCERBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSee Hurricanes,2BFins make quick work of WarriorsThe no-see-ums put up a bigger fight than Westwood Christian School in a mercyrule girls soccer loss Monday to Marathon High School. Dolphins coach Cindy Durkin joked how thick the bugs were on a muggy December evening and that everyone was ready for the game to be over. It was just 1:15 into the second half as Marathon went home with an 8-0 win.The Dolphins netted seven first-half goals, and Regan Durkin finished the game off with a shot from just outside the 18-yard box into the upper right corner. An eightgoal difference is a mercyrule victory in prep soccer.Marathon was without its lone two starting seniors in Taylor Konrath and Jasmine De La Cruz. Konrath is nursing an Achilles tendon injury and De La Cruz had the flu. Despite that, Coach Durkin said it was good early preparation for next season. "Even without our two senior starters, we were able to pull off a resounding win. I said, This is a good warmup for next year. You guys are going to have to do this and carry us.'So it was a nice little preview," she said. Five different players scored Marathon's eight goals. Gaby Ceja, Brandi Spalten and Regan Durkin each had two while Savannah Rodamer and Abi Connell each netted one.Connell's goal makes her the 13th player out of 16 on the roster two of whom are goalies to score a goal this year. It was Connell's first goal in five varsity seasons.Coach Durkin said her teammates were feeding her the ball and she finally finished one off on a crossing ball from Rodamer in the first half.The Dolphins (6-4-3) are scheduled to host Somerset High School Friday at 2 p.m. in their final game before the three-week holiday break.8-0 victory gives team 6-4-3 markBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON GIRLS SOCCERKey West clobbers Hallandale HighIt was only mid-December, but Saturday afternoon at Tommy Roberts Stadium, the home season for the Key West High School girls soccer team likely came to an end with a 14-0 victory over Hallandale.Unless the Conchs host a playoff game in mid-January, three seniors Adriana Garcia and twins Lauren and Raquel Schoneck will not play before the home fans again.The trio was honored with roses and praise in a little ceremony after the game, which was called at halftime because of the eight-goal mercy rule. Lauren Schoneck scored four goals and Raquel added another as the Conchs took shooting practice against a team that was at a huge talent and experience disadvantage. Key West's goals beginning with one by Caila DeAbreu a minute and a half into the game came in rapid succession, usuallyEveryone is involved in 14-0 routBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST GIRLS SOCCERConchs rebound from Friday lossWith only seven players and faced with its third game in three nights, the Key West High School boys basketball team got off to a slow start Saturday night against St. Brendan at the Bobby Menendez Gym. The Sabres made their first five shots and led 11-5."I knew they were tired I could tell that in the fourth quarter Friday night," coach Anton Lopez said, referring to the Conchs'77-67 loss the night before to Gulliver Prep. "But I knew our athleticism would kick in and we would come back."He was right. The Conchs outscored the Sabres, 19-4, the rest of the first quarter and went on to a 72-63 victory.The athleticism that kicked in was provided in beautiful choreography, mostly by relentless guards Daniel Thompson (27 points, including two on a 360-degree spin for a layup) and Lanre'Scott (22). They seemed to sense each other's every movement, as they have since they were kids playing in the Police Athletic League.Scott also made three three-point shots, as did senior Donald Roberts, who emerged from a shooting slump, contributing 11 points.The Conchs led, 40-29, at the half, 55-43 after the third quarter, and were up as many as 19 in the fourth. The victory, the second this season against St. Brendan, gave the Conchs a 4-2 overall record and a 3-1 record in District 16-4A. Key West appeared to be headed toward a victory Friday night after taking a 34-29 halftime lead but Gulliver, which lost three times to the Conchs last season, came out in a zone press in the third quarter that led to4-2 squad faces Fins ThursdayBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BOYS HOOPS Photo by BERT BUDDEGuard Lanre'Scott goes in for a layup past Gulliver Prep's Sachin Parekh Friday night.Gulliver won,77-67.See Key West,2BSee Soccer,2B


Paterson said. Our defense played really well. There wasnt much they could do on a couple of the goals. Junior forward Cailin Reckwerdt kept the Canes in the game with two goals, and senior Cheyenne Minaldi scored a solo goal. Coral Shores travels to face undefeated District 164Aleader Gulliver Prep on Friday for the last match before the Christmas break. No home matches are scheduled in January before the Jan. 14 start of postseason play at Ransom Everglades, but a postponed match added, Paterson said.Boys win twoCoral Shoresboys posted two straight shutouts this week to improve to 5-3. The Canes blanked St. Brendan, 7-0, at home Monday. That followed a 30 win over Florida Christian on Dec. 10. Scoring and game highlights were not available at press time. Coral Shores was slated to play Marathon High School in a home Tuesday match (results pending at press time). The Hurricanes travel to Gulliver Prep on Friday. Key West High Schools Angelo Guieb, all 106 pounds of him, went 4-0 to win his weight class at Friday and Saturdays 32team South Beach Slam wrestling tournament at Miami Beach High. Guieb helped lead the Conchs to a ninth-place finish. The tourney was won by Columbus, which narrowly edged second-place South Dade. Guieb, who defeated Erik Zorrilla, of Southwest, in the finals, improved his season record to 12-1, no surprise to Key West coach Chaz Jimenez.Hes really put the time in, Jimenez said, noting that Guieb won about 90 of 100 off-season matches and also went to national tournaments.This is the first season that Guieb is a true 106pounder. Last season, he competed successfully in that class, though he gave up about 15 pounds. Hes finally grown into his body, Jimenez said. Pound for pound, hes one of the strongest kids on the team. Two other Conchs placed Saturday 120-pound Trey Brisley and 182-pound Chase Kelley, both of whom were fifth.Amatch away from placing were Andrew Calderwood (145), Cody Pullen (138), John Pozzi (195) and heavyweight Kenneth Sagan.The Conchs will compete this Friday and Saturday at the Jerry Kuntz Duals at Boca Raton High. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday,December 19,2012 Reckwerdt scores a pairFrom Hurricanes,1B on a 10-0 run, climaxed by an inside shot by Ryann Appleby, to put the game out of reach. We played our hearts out, Multy said. The Conchs had bounced back from a 64-50 loss to Gulliver Prep on Friday night. Mikayla Stansbury opened that game with two free throws, but the Conchs never led after that. Multy scored 17 points and Jamica Mack had 12.Key West (3-4 overall, 1-3 in District 16-4A) is off until Jan. 5 when it plays host to Archbishop McCarthy.Lady Conchs now on breakFrom Conchs,1B an 18-7 run and a 47-41 lead.The Raiders, led by Antonio Ralat, who had a game-high 23 points, finished the period ahead, 57-46.The Conchs came back late in the fourth quarter, cutting the lead to 67-63 on two free throws by Scott. But on the ensuing inbounds pass, amid Key West defensive miscommunication, Gullivers Enrique LaFuente broke down court for an uncontested layup to make it 69-63.Athree-point shot by Roberts cut it to 69-66 with 1:18 left, but the Raiders closed with four consecutive free throws, two by Marc Chasin and two by LaFuente, to hand the Conchs their first home loss in two seasons. Key West will play at Marathon at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and at Summit Christian at 6 Friday.Conchs travel to MarathonFrom Key West,1BHurricanes stop Keys GatePlaying its second road game in two days, the Coral Shores High School boys basketball team bounced back to beat Keys Gate Charter, 67-59, Friday in Florida City. The contest came one day after the Hurricanes (4-3) traveled to Key West High School in a 70-56 loss. We were very, very sluggish coming off the Key West game, Cane head coach Bruce Teachey said. We were up by 15 points at times yet we continued to commit turnovers that let them hang around. In any event, we certainly needed the win. Five Canes hit double figures in a balanced scoring attack. Terrell Taylor led Coral Shores with 15 points while Alberto Anderson was right behind with 14. Richard Jacobson hit four 3-pointers to end with 12 points. Chase Cabral, a new addition to the varsity roster, also scored 12. Center Will Ismer put 10 points in the book. Coral Shores was scheduled to visit Marathon High School on Tuesday (results pending at press time), the last game before Christmas break. The season resumes Jan. 3 at home against Archbishop Curley. Coral Shoresgirls basketball team hosts Marathon High School at 4 p.m. Thursday in Tavernier.5 players score in double digitsCORAL SHORES HOOPSKeynoter Staff Qualls scores 15 in Dolphins winThe Marathon High School girls basketball team notched its third victory of the season Friday against visiting Lake Worth High, 40-31.The Dolphins built a ninepoint lead by halftime, 24-15, and maintained that margin throughout the second half. It was definitely a team effort. We moved the ball well on offense, which is something we havent done well in past games, coach Leslie Lindsey said.Point guard JohnNisha Qualls led the Dolphins with 15 points. Yailin Nieda had 11 while Gardine Raymond and Jessica Forest each had six.If not for Lake Worth center Jessica Golden, the Dolphins would have won by a much wider margin. Golden scored 24 of her teams 31 points despite Marathons best efforts to slow her down. They had a big girl down low that we ran a lot of sets to defend. We were able to prevent the rest of the team from scoring, Lindsey said. The Dolphins (3-6) were scheduled to host Dade Christian on Tuesday but results were not available at press time. Theyre scheduled to visit Coral Shores High on Thursday at 4 p.m., the teams last game before the holiday break.Boys fallThe Dolphin boys lost Friday in Miami to a very strong Archbishop Carroll High School team, 67-14. This is my 12th year and its the best team Ive ever seen, coach Kevin Freeman said. The Bulldogs featured a 6-foot-11-inch post player that ran the floor better than most guards we ever played. Ten of the teams 11 players are seniors. We played them last year and they beat us, so we knew going in it would be tough, Freeman said. Cooper Chaplin led the Dolphins with seven points and seven rebounds. Marathon (0-7) was slated to host a pair of Keys rivals this week before the holiday break. Tuesdays results against Coral Shores High School were unavailable at press time. The Dolphins are slated to tip off against Key West High School on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.After Conchs, team goes on annual breakBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON HOOPS with a player breaking in alone to easily beat the two keepers Hallandale used. Lauren Schonecks first goal made it 2-0. Libby Isherwood knocked one in to make it 3-0. Schoneck then scored another and freshman Julia Passarelli put in two in a row for a 6-0 lead.Many more followed, each greeted with an earsplitting GOAAALLLL from public-address announcer Judd Wise one by Lindsey Free, two by Gabby Pozzi, another one by Free, another one by Lauren Schoneck, another one by DeAbreu, one by Raquel Schoneck and, finally, Lauren Schonecks fourth.The victory improved the Conchs to 9-7 overall and 51 in District 16-3A. They were coming off a 6-0 victory Friday night over Alonzo and Traci Mourning High in Miami. In that game, the Schonecks each scored twice and freshman Tatum Flowers and Isherwood each scored once. The Conchs, who have won six of their last seven games, will play district contests at 4 p.m. Thursday at Pompano Beach and at 2 Friday at American Heritage.Conch boys loseThe Key West High boys team lost 3-0 to Hallandale on Saturday, dropping to 4-6 overall and 2-4 in district. The Conchs will play at 6 Thursday at Pompano Beach.Lady Conchs are now 9-7From Soccer,1BPhoto by BERT BUDDEKey West senior Lauren Schoneck scores one of her four goals in the Conchs14-0 victory Saturday over Hallandale. Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMarathon High Schools Anthony Garcia saves a ball from going out of bounds during a mercy-rule 8-0 victory over Westwood Christian School Monday.The win improved the Dolphins to 6-4-2.Theyre scheduled to host Somerset Academy on Friday at 4 p.m.A DOLPHIN WIN Guieb wins at South Beach tournamentKEY WEST WRESTLINGBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorSPORTS BRIEFSNo Name 5K registration openThe 13th annual No Name Race 5k Walk/Run is set to take place in the Lower Keys Jan. 12 benefiting the Domestic Abuse Shelter of Monroe County. The 3.1-mile race begins at 8 a.m. and is presented by the shelter and coordinated by the Key West Southernmost Runners Club. The event is based at the Old Wooden Bridge Guest Cottages & Marina, located beside the No Name Key Bridge on Big Pine Key, where walkers and runners start and end their trek. Race participants twice cross the No Name Key Bridge.Awards await the top male and female finishers in age groups ranging from 9 and under to 70 and older. Apostrace celebration with refreshments and prizes is planned.Cost to enter is $30 per person in advance or $35 on race day. For entrants under age 15, registration is $10 per person.Runners can register online before the race atwww.fearlessfundraising .kintera.org, or at the official pre-registration, set for 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 11 at Centennial Bank, 200 Wilder Road on Big Pine Key just off U.S. 1 bayside.Final registration is at 6:30 a.m. race day at the Old Wooden Bridge Guest Cottages. The Domestic Abuse Shelters mission is to reduce the incidence and impacts of domestic and sexual abuse by directing victims to appropriate programs and services. Coral Shores midfielder Tyler Webb (left) moves the ball downfield during Mondays 7-0 win over St.Brendan. The Hurricanes improved to 5-3.Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOW


Wednesday,December 19,2012 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com Living Splendid Splinter honored againBack in July, postage stamps honoring baseball greats Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio, Willie Stargell and Larry Doby were unveiled at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. Sunday, the U.S. Postal Service unveiled the Williams stamp again, this time in Islamorada, where he loved to fish the flats, and had a home. The ceremony at Robbie's Marina on Lower Matecumbe Key included local fishing legends such as Stu Apte and Skip Bradeen, among others. Williams is considered the greatest player for the Boston Red Sox ever, and one of the greatest overall. He's the last batter to hit .400 (.406 in 1941) and finished his playing days with a .344 average, 521 homers and two MVP awards over 19 years. But his love of fishing was right up there with baseball, and he was a fixture on the Islamorada flats. His home was on Florida Bay. Williams, an early advocate of catch-and-release fishing, helped launch the Islamorada Gold Cup Tarpon Tournament that expanded the popularity of backcountry fly fishing, and was among the first major celebrities to fish the Redbone benefit tournament founded by Gary and Susan Ellis. When the stamp was initially unveiled, Gary Ellis said: "When Ted lent his name, that made a big difference in being able to lure other celebrities." Apte met Williams in 1948, sharing his secret fishing spots for three months before he knew Williams was a baseball player. Williams, known as the Splendid Splinter, later signed his $100,000 annual endorsement with Sears at Apte's home in the Keys because Williams didn't want to miss out of three days on fishing with a trip to Chicago. Williams died in 2002 in Inverness, southwest of Ocala.Postage stamp is unveiled in IslamoradaLOWER MATECUMBE KEY Photo by ANDY NEWMANFlorida Keys fishing guides (from left) Stu Apte,Gary Ellis and Skip Bradeen,along with Pastor Tony Hammon from Island Community Church,show off reproductions of the Ted Williams stamp during Sunday's ceremony.Keynoter StaffALL PAID OFF After 20 years of Christmas parties,plant and bake sales, craft fairs and more,the Marathon Garden Club celebrated this month with a party at the Key Colony Inn to mark the final mortgage payment on their property at mile marker 50 bayside.Cutting a cake are club President Rosemary Thomas (left) and Toni Appell,president when the property was purchased in 1992. LIVING BRIEFSGieda is tapped for arts positionThe Key West Art & Historical Society leadership has named a familiar face to be its new executive director to replace the retired Claudia Pennington. Michael F. Gieda got the promotion from his previous job as assistant director over more than 70 applicants from as far as Canada and Italy. Gieda holds a bachelor's degree in history and a master's in secondary social studies education from Temple University. Prior to moving to Key West, he taught in Philadelphia and worked for the National Archives and Records Administration Mid-Atlantic Branch. The Key West Art & Historical Society operates the Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters Museum, 938 Whitehead St.; the Custom House Museum, 281 Front St.; and the Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd.Thursday reception opens Jackson showThe Stone Soup Gallery, 802 White St., Key West, shows the works of visual artist Joe Jackson starting with a reception Thursday during December's Walk on White event and continuing through Jan. 7. Jackson will show 15 oil paintings from his series "Time and Tide: Finding Life at Water's Edge."Friday concert supports theaterStudents and graduates from Coral Shores High School in Tavernier will perform at the school's Performing Arts Center, also known as the PAC, on Friday to showcase local talent and benefit the PAC Fund. The lineup includes the bands Men of Leisure, Devinshire and Jackii Boyle, with appearances by graduates Leah Sutter and Rainy Blue. The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets for $5 can be purchased at the door. Scott Cockrell, the center's manager, created the event to raise money to help with the operational costs of the venue.Book club reads Movable Feast'The Marathon Library Book Discussion Club meets at the library at mile marker 48.5 on Jan. 4 at 10 a.m. to discuss "AMoveable Feast" by Ernest Hemingway. It's a memoir by Hemingway of his early years in Paris and was edited and published posthumously by his third wife, Mary. Call Fran Spinelli at 7436538 for more information.Camp Run-A-Muk set for adultsWhy should kids have all the fun? The National Key Deer Refuge is launching its inaugural Camp Run-A-Muk, an outdoor nature camp for adults who want to learn more about what the Keys national wildlife refuges have to offer. Those participating will explore parts of the refuge on foot and with kayaks, learn more about local plants and wildlife, plant a native wildlife garden and learn about volunteer opportunities, among other things. Camp dates are Jan. 14 to 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Cost is a $20 donation to Friends and Volunteers of Refuges to cover the cost of a T-shirt, pancake breakfast and snacks. To find out more, call or e-mail Kristie Killam at 8720774 or Kristie_Killam @fws.gov.Santa visiting library FridayThe Islamorada library at mile marker 81.8 bayside hosts Santa Claus from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Parents should bring their cameras to get festive photos of their kids.Boat raffle helps Mariners HospitalBill Gilbert, owner of Caribee Boat Sales and Marina in Tavernier, has donated a 16-foot Hewes Redfisher boat for raffle at the Jan. 26 Bougainvillea Ball to benefit Mariners Hospital. Tickets are $100. To get one, call 4341026.Women's health screenings freeThe Florida Keys Area Health Education Center is offering free breast and bone-density screenings for women from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through March. The service is at the center's Marathon office, in the Gulfside Village shopping center. Call Lori Dombroski at 743-7111, Ext. 206, to make an appointment.Reindeerranch stays busyDancer paced in her stall as did Dasher. Across the barn, Blitzen grunted. Comet and Cupid were remarkably calm, considering this is the busy season for reindeer. Such was the spirit one recent morning at the Double R Reindeer Ranch just outside of Midlothian, Santa's Texas reindeer division, operated by Rick and Roberta Smith. "We're busy six days a week right now," said Rick Smith, wearing an elf outfit that he designed. "We won't get a break till January." It's been that way for the past four years, since the Smiths started the reindeer ranch, a project that was encouraged by Don Shelton, a longtime Fort Worth-based Santa. Lt. Col. Roberta Smith was getting ready to retire from the U.S. Air Force and Rick Smith was headed that way from the Texas Department of Public Safety. "We wanted to raise something unique," Roberta Smith said. "I knew Dr. Shelton and once he heard about what we wanted to do, he suggested the reindeer. We didn't think of it much at first, but he kept after us." And that's how the Double R Reindeer Ranch was born. The Smiths started with young reindeer Comet and Cupid. They weighed about 125 pounds and will eventually top out at 450 to 500 pounds when fully grown. The couple already had horses and miniature donkeys on their 15-acre spread, so fourlegged creatures were nothing new. The couple got special feed for Santa's helpers, registered them with the Reindeer Owners and Breeders Association and, of course, bought evaporation coolers for the sizzling Texas heat. "Since we got them so young, they have been able to adapt to the heat," Rick Smith said. "But we still try to keep them in cool conditions." The Double R now has six reindeer, and even though the last two months of the year are the busiest, the ranch is active most of the year. Santas from across the country visit the Double R during the year to take photographs with the reindeer to update their portfolios. The reindeer are also available for hourly events, seasonal leases, commercials, and television and movie work. Generally, fees are $350 an hour, a minimum of two hours, for local events within 50 miles of the ranch. And the Double R reindeer go to all kinds of events, including the Ho-Ho-Holiday Show with the Waco Symphony Orchestra. "We went there last year and they've asked us back," Rick Smith said. "Right now, Prancer is at Santa's Wonderland near College Station." Reindeer are also at the ranch to greet curious visitors. One recent morning, preschool kids were taking a tour. "This is our first time here," said prekindergarten teacher Theresa Cates. "A friend saw this on Facebook and told us about it. It's been a perfect visit. The kids are having a blast." Domingo Ramirez wrote this for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram .It's that way every year at Double RBy DOMINGO RAMIREZCHRISTMAS Casual Gourmet Oceanfront Dining Seating 12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m.Make Your Reservations 289-1554Call early for New Years ReservationsThe only thing we overlook is the ocean.ŽRainbow Bend Resort Mile Marker 58, Grassy Key 4:30 pm to 10:00 pm Open 7 Days All Major Credit Cards Accepted Christmas For TwoChoice ofWhole Turkey(10-12 lb.) Baked Stuffed Hog Fishw/ Newburg SauceBaked Ham w/Port Raisin Sauce$58 per coupleEntrees include salad, breads, trimmings & holiday pies Photo courtesy DOUBLE R REINDEER RANCHThis is Cupid,one of the more popular reindeer at the ranch. GIEDA


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Among the standouts were a "newshound" wearing a functioning video camera, a "horse" with a cowboy doll rider and a bright-green "iguana" with a three-foot-long tail. Canine participants typically include miniature and standard shorthaired, wirehaired and longhaired dachshunds. Some trot briskly along the route, while others ride in wagons or strollers. Dogs are accompanied by a supply wagon carrying water for thirsty walkers and plastic bags for quick cleanup of any accidents as well as providing transport for dogs that get tired along the way. The procession usually draws a few dachshund imposters bearing a suspicious resemblance to other breeds. Since pedigrees aren't checked, even wiener wannabes can strut their stuff in the lighthearted annual amble. There is no cost to participate, but donations of dog and cat food are requested for the community pet-food pantry operated by St. Mary Star of the Sea Outreach Mission.Dachshunds get marching orders Dec.31KEY WEST Photo by ANDY NEWMANGet your dachshund styling,like these two in last year's parade. Avoid packing on the holiday poundsShortly after the mall doors opened, Douglas and Ouley Saulsberry made their rounds through the hallways. They walk the halls of both levels every day except Sunday, getting in about four miles before most stores open at 10 a.m. "I call the mall the poor man's gym," says Douglas Saulsberry, 61. He and his wife, Ouley retired teachers don't veer from their workout routine at the Twelve Oaks Mall, even during the busy holiday season. "I find by getting up and doing this, I have more energy to take care of all the extra things I have to do doing the holiday," says Ouley Saulsberry, 62. "I find it even more important because I love sweets and there are more sweets to eat during the holidays," says Douglas Saulsberry. "Just last night I had a slice of rum cake, sweet potato pie and Haagen-Dazs ice cream." The Saulsberrys are hardly alone. After all, tis the season to eat, drink and be merry. There's almost no getting around it. There are Christmas cookies at the office, pies and cakes baking in the oven at home, and holiday parties galore! With all the extra stuff on to-do lists shopping, kids concerts, shopping, church programs, shopping, traveling, more shopping it's easy to get off track and pile on the extra pounds during the holidays. "It's easy to gain 5 to 15 pounds just from Thanksgiving to New Year's," says Colleen Greene, Wellness Coordinator for MHealth, a healthy living initiative for students and employees at the University of Michigan. But you don't have to pack on holiday pounds. The University of Michigan and various fitness educators have advice aimed at helping people through the eating season.MaintenanceThink one word: Maintain. Maintain your weight and maintain and/or implement a work out routine. "This is not the time to go on a diet," Greene says. "For most people, that would mean setting yourself up for failure." It's more realistic to aim not to gain, she says. Akey ingredient of maintaining weight and health during the holidays is making sure you get in some exercise just as the Saulsberrys do. "People tend not to be as diligent with their routines during the holidays, but there are ways to burn calories even with all the extra things you have to do," says Christina Eyers, supervisor of athletic training at Henry Ford Health System. "You can burn 240 calories during household chores. Instead of using a leaf blower, get out and rake the leaves. Find ways to be really active in your daily living. If you're going to the mall anyway, park far from the door. Take fruits and vegetables with you to snack on. And take a bottle of water to drink so you won't be tempted by their sugary drinks." Eyers and Greene say don't let company be an excuse. Instead, get active with your loved ones. "Go for a family walk. Go out and play touch football together," Greene says. "Put on some music and dance."Get outdoorsThey advise finding outdoor fitness activities that you'll enjoy so the holidays and ensuing cold weather don't become an excuse for inactivity. That's exactly what Delores Muller, 40, did. She enjoyed roller skating as a child and took up ice skating as an adult. "I also find that when I exercise, I eat healthier," she says. "When I get back to the office, if I see cookies, I think I just skated an hour.' I might eat a cookie, but I won't eat as many as I would have. I'd say I cut my sweets in take in half when I'm exercising. Tarek Hamade, general manager of LAFitness in Royal Oak, Mich., suggests that in addition to asking gyms about holiday specials and guest passes, people should check facilities'websites. LAFitness, for example, offers free, three-day guest passes online. Fitness club members with out-of-town guests should talk with club managers about deals as well, he advises. "Bottom line is we want people to work out and enjoy the facilities," Hamade says.All the food can make you balloon outBy CASSANDRA SPRATLINGDetroit Free PressTO YOUR HEALTH


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KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday,December 19,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+:Ž 100312863-02Ad# 244086 NOTICEOF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2013-01 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT WACHOVIA BANK NA CUST TR PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES, LLC THE HOLDER OF THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATE(S) HAS FILED SAID CERTIFICATE(S) FOR A TAX DEED TO BE ISSUED THEREON, THE CERTIFICATE NUMBER AND DATE OF ISSUANCE, THE DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY, AND THE NAMES IN WHICH IT WAS ASSESSED ARE AS FOLLOWS: CERTIFICATE NO: 2009-3867 DATE OF ISSUANCE: May 31, 2009 ALT KEY NO: 8958115 RE: 00541810-000334 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CALUSA CAMPGROUND A CONDOMINIUM UNIT 388 & 1/367 COMMON ELEMENTS OR1631-2049 OR1861-1645/46 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: CALUSA CAMPGROUND CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC. ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING IN THE COUNTY OF MONROE, STATE OF FLORIDA, UNLESS SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) SHALL BE REDEEMED ACCORDING TO LAW, THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) WILL BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER AT THE OLD COURTHOUSE STEPS (500 WHITEHEAD STREET) ON THE 14TH DAY OF January, 2013 12:00 P.M. DATED THIS 26th DAY OF November, 2012 AMY HEAVILIN, CLERK AD-INTERIM CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY FLORIDA BY: JJ GERAWAY, D.C. Published December 5, 12, 19, 26, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 246102 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2013-02 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT WACHOVIA BANK NA CUST TR PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SRVICES, LLC THE HOLDER OF THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATE(S) HAS FILED SAID CERTIFICATE(S) FOR A TAX DEED TO BE ISSUED THEREON, THE CERTIFICATE NUMBER AND DATE OF ISSUANCE, THE DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY, AND THE NAMES IN WHICH IT WAS ASSESSED ARE AS FOLLOWS: CERTIFICATE NO: 2009/3884 DATE OF ISSUANCE: May 31, 2009 ALT KEY NO: 8959314 RE: 00541810-000443 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CALUSA CAMPGROUND A CONDOMINIUM UNIT 506 OR1701-527R/S OR19142123/24 OR1930-1613 OR2140-1580 OR2154-1604C NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: FRANK HERRERA AND JOSUE MENDEZ ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING IN THE COUNTY OF MONROE, STATE OF FLORIDA, UNLESS SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) SHALL BE REDEEMED ACCORDING TO LAW, THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) WILL BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER AT THE OLD COURTHOUSE STEPS (500 WHITEHEAD STREET) ON THE 14th DAY OF January, 2013 12:00 P.M. DATED THIS 26th DAY OF November, 2012AMY HEAVILIN, CLERK AD-INTERIM CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY FLORIDA BY: JJ GERAWAY, D.C. Published December 5, 12, 19, 26, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 246119 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2013-03 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT WACHOVIA BANK NA CUST TR PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES, LLC THE HOLDER OF THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATE(S) HAS FILED SAID CERTIFICATE(S) FOR A TAX DEED TO BE ISSUED THEREON, THE CERTIFICATE NUMBER AND DATE OF ISSUANCE, THE DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY, AND THE NAMES IN WHICH IT WAS ASSESSED ARE AS FOLLOWS: CERTIFICATE NO: 2009-328 DATE OF ISSUANCE: May 31, 2009 ALT KEY NO: 1037478 RE: 00036630-000000 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: KW D T SWEENEYS DIA O-327 PT LOT 21 SQR 5 TR 17 G21-112 OR207-247/48 OR382-1073/75 OR582-97D/C OR753-706/707 OR7861683/84 OR838-167 OR8401932 OR1595-985/987Q/C OR1605-1505/06-C OR1673699/701 OR1755-774/775 OR1755-1456/57 OR1770216/217 OR1770-218/219Q/C OR1770-220/221 OR1770222/223Q/C(LG) NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MARK E. OROFINO, AS TRUSTEE OF THE MARK E. OROFINO LIVING TRUST DATED MARCH 5, 2002 ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING IN THE COUNTY OF MONROE, STATE OF FLORIDA, UNLESS SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) SHALL BE REDEEMED ACCORDING TO LAW, THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) WILL BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER AT THE OLD COURTHOUSE STEPS (500 WHITEHEAD STREET) ON THE 14th DAY OF January, 2013 12:00 P.M. DATED THIS 26th DAY OF November, 2012 AMY HEAVILIN, CLERK AD-INTERIM CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY FLORIDA BY: JJ GERAWAY, D.C. Published December 5, 12, 19, 26, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 246152 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2013-05 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT WACHOVIA BANK NA CUST TR PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES, LLC THE HOLDER OF THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATE(S) HAS FILED SAID CERTIFICATE(S) FOR A TAX DEED TO BE ISSUED THEREON, THE CERTIFICATE NUMBER AND DATE OF ISSUANCE, THE DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY, AND THE NAMES IN WHICH IT WAS ASSESSED ARE AS FOLLOWS: CERTIFICATE NO: 2009/3971 DATE OF ISSUANCE: May 31, 2009 ALT KEY NO: 1680044 RE: 00554550-000000 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: BK 2 LT 21 MANDALAY PB1-194 KEY LARGO OR422845 OR579-317QOR1275-887RS(JB) NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: JAMES HARVEY ADAMS AND ALBERT RICHARD ADAMS ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING IN THE COUNTY OF MONROE, STATE OF FLORIDA, UNLESS SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) SHALL BE REDEEMED ACCORDING TO LAW, THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) WILL BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER AT THE OLD COURTHOUSE STEPS (500 WHITEHEAD STREET) ON THE 14th DAY OF January, 2013 12:00 P.M. DATED THIS 26th DAY OF November, 2012 AMY HEAVILIN, CLERK AD-INTERIM CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY FLORIDA BY: JJ GERAWAY, D.C. Published December 5, 12, 19, 26, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 247795 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2013-06 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MACWCP II LLC THE HOLDER OF THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATE(S) HAS FILED SAID CERTIFICATE(S) FOR A TAX DEED TO BE ISSUED THEREON, THE CERTIFICATE NUMBER AND DATE OF ISSUANCE, THE DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY, AND THE NAMES IN WHICH IT WAS ASSESSED ARE AS FOLLOWS: CERTIFICATE NO: 2009/3136 DATE OF ISSUANCE: May 31, 2009 ALT KEY NO: 1549762 RE: 00450130-000000 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: BK 9 LT 6 HARRIS OCEAN PK ESTATES FIRST ADDN PB4-139 KEY LARGO OR182-405-406 OR766-828 OR788-703 OR811-84 OR1299-2216 OR1545-1092 OR1545-1112AFF OR17721928 OR2017-326(CTT) NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MARIANNE EDWARDS ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING IN THE COUNTY OF MONROE, STATE OF FLORIDA, UNLESS SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) SHALL BE REDEEMED ACCORDING TO LAW, THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) WILL BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER AT THE OLD COURTHOUSE STEPS (500 WHITEHEAD STREET) ON THE 14th DAY OF January, 2013 12:00 P.M. DATED THIS 26th DAY OF November, 2012 AMY HEAVILIN, CLERK AD-INTERIM CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY FLORIDA BY: JJ GERAWAY, D.C. Published December 5, 12, 19, 26, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 247843 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 2013-07 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT WACHOVIA BANK NA CUST TR PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES, LLC THE HOLDER OF THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATE(S) HAS FILED SAID CERTIFICATE(S) FOR A TAX DEED TO BE ISSUED THEREON, THE CERTIFICATE NUMBER AND DATE OF ISSUANCE, THE DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY, AND THENAMES IN WHICH IT WAS ASSESSED ARE AS FOLLOWS: CERTIFICATE NO: 2009/811 DATE OF ISSUANCE: May 31, 2009 ALT KEY NO: 1106551 RE: 00092240-000321 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SEA GULLS A CONDOMINIUM UNIT 309 & 1.75% COMMON ELEMENTS OR776-716 OR1850-816/17 OR1919-2384/93F/J-STL/AGR OR1935-2083Q/C(SL) NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: RONALD M ALLOR AND JOSEPHINE ALLOR ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING IN THE COUNTY OF MONROE, STATE OF FLORIDA, UNLESS SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) SHALL BE REDEEMED ACCORDING TO LAW, THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN SUCH CERTIFICATE(S) WILL BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER AT THE OLD COURTHOUSE STEPS (500 WHITEHEAD STREET) ON THE 14th DAY OF January, 2013 12:00 P.M. DATED THIS 26th DAY OF November, 2012 AMY HEAVILIN, CLERK AD-INTERIM CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT OF MONROE COUNTY FLORIDA BY: JJ GERAWAY, D.C. Published December 5, 12, 19, 26, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter WOW LOOK !!! NOTICEOFINTENTTOUSEUNIFORMMETHOD OF COLLECTINGNON-AD V ALOREM ASSESSMENTS TheBoardofCountyCommissionersofMonroeCounty,Florida(theCountyŽ)herebyprovides notice,pursuanttoSection197.3632(3)(a),FloridaStatutes,ofitsintenttousetheuniform methodofcollectingnon-advaloremspecialassessments,forthecostofprovidingcertain wastewatercapitalimprovementsandconnections,tobeleviedwithintheunincorporatedarea ofMonroeCountyencompassingthe StockIsland,KeyHaven,BigCoppitt,Lower SugarloafthroughBigPineKey,NoNameKey,LongKey DuckKeyandthree(3) parcelsonBocaChica:RE#122870-000000,122880-000000and122890-000000 forthe fiscalyearbeginningonOctober1,2013andcontinuingeachyearuntildiscontinuedbythe County.TheCountywillconsidertheadoptionofaresolutionelectingtousetheuniform methodofcollectingsuchassessmentsauthorizedbySection197.3632,FloridaStatutes,at a publichearingtobeheldat5:01p.m.onJanuary16,2013intheCommissionChambers, HarveyGovernmentCenter,1200TrumanAvenue,KeyWest,FL. Suchresolutionwillstate theneedforthelevyandwillcontainalegaldescriptionoftheboundariesoftherealproperty subjecttothelevy.Allinterestedpersonsareinvitedtoattend.PursuanttoSection286.0105,FloridaStatutes,noticeisgiventhatifapersondecidestoappealany decisionmadebytheBoardwithrespecttoanymatterconsideredatsuchhearingsormeetings,he willneedarecordoftheproceedings,andthat,forsuchpurpose,hemayneedtoensurethata verbatimrecordoftheproceedingsismade,whichrecordincludesthetestimonyandevidenceupon whichtheappealistobebased.ADAASSISTANCE:Ifyouareapersonwithadisabilitywhoneedsspecialaccommodations inordertoparticipateinthisproceeding,pleasecontacttheCountyAdministratorsOffice,by phoning(305)292-4441,betweenthehoursof8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.,nolaterthanfive(5) calendardayspriortothescheduledmeeting;ifyouarehearingorvoiceimpaired,call711Ž. DatedatKeyWest,Floridathis14 th dayofDecember,2012. AMYHEAVILIN,Clerk AdInterim andexofficioClerk AdInterim oftheBoardof CountyCommissionersofMonroeCounty,Florida PublishedKeynoter12/19/12,12/26/12,1/2/13and1/9/13 CITYOFMARATHON,FLORIDA9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,Florida33050 Phone:(305)743-0033 AllInterestedpartiesareherebynotifiedthattheCityofMarathonisacceptingsealedbidsfor the WaterQualityMonitoringinBootKeyHarborŽ. Theprojectwillconsistof: Quantity1-annualanalysisateight(8)samplinglocationsof specifiedparametersinmarinesedimentandwithinthewatercolumn Quantity4-quarterlyanalysisofspecifiedwaterqualityparameters withinthewatercolumn(orasdesignatedbytheCityofMarathon) Documentsmayonlybeobtainedonlineonlyatwww .demandstar .com ProcurementdocumentsincludingbutnotlimitedtoRFP,RFQ,ITB,obtained fromanysourceotherthanDemandStarmaynotbeaccurateorcompleteand willnotbeconsideredresponsive.AnyResponderandsubcontractorwhohave notobtainedCityofMarathonsolicitationdocumentsfromDemandStarwillnot benotifiedofanyaddendaissuedbytheCity,whichcouldcontainmaterial changesthereto(suchasadditionsorchangestothetechnicalspecifications, extensionsoftime,etc.) BiddocumentsmaybeexaminedatCityHall,9805OverseasHighwayMarathon,Florida.Bid documentsmayalsobeexaminedonlineatwww .demandstar .com .Biddocumentsets must be procuredthroughDemandStar.com.Allbiddocumentsandaddendawillbeissuedonlythrough Demandstar.com. AllbidsmustbesubmittedinsealedenvelopestotheCityClerkatthe CityofMarathon,9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,FL33050onorbeforeDecember27, 2012at3:00PM localtime.Anybidsreceivedafter3:00PMonsaiddatewillnotbe accepted. PublishedKeynoter12/15/12&12/19/12NOTICET OBIDDERS/INVIT A TIONT OBID ProspectivebiddersshallnotcontactorotherwisecommunicatewithCitystafforCityofficials. AllquestionsshouldbedirectedtoDebbieLondon305-289-4103orlondond@ci.marathon.fl.us. Bidsreceivedafterthistimewillnotbeacceptedandwillbereturnedunopened.Bidssubmitted willbeopenedpubliclyandreadaloudatthistimeintheCityHallConferenceRoomlocatedat 9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,Floridaonthesamedate.TheCityassumesnoresponsibilityforbidsnotproperlymarked. TheCityreservestherighttorejectanyorallbidstowaiveinformalities,excepttimelysubmissionofbids,inanybidsreceived,tore-advertiseforbidsortotakeanyothersuchactionsthat maybedeemedinthebestinterestsoftheCity.Asamatterofinformationtobidders,theCity doesnotbinditselftoaccepttheminimumspecificationsstatedherein,butreservestherightto acceptanybidwhich,inthejudgmentoftheCityCouncil,willbestservetheneedsandinterests oftheCity. AllbidsshallbesubmittedinTIForPDFformatonCD.Onesignedpaperoriginaland3copies shallbesubmitted.TheCDmusthavethebiddersnameand/orcompanyname, Water QualityMonitoringinBootKeyHarborŽ ,andthedateaswellasasignature ProcurementSchedule:EventDueDate InvitationforBids(ITB)ReleaseDecember14,2012 ITBSubmissionDeadlineDecember27,2012,3:00P.M. AwardandNTPIssuedJanuary3,2013 CompletionDateJanuary31,2014 Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in the classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or ads@keynoter.com YOU HAVE IT. KEYSNET.COM


Wednesday,December 19,2012 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+:Ž CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 307066 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 09-CA-09-P U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE OF SERIES 2007 GEL1 Plaintiff, vs. CARMEN ITURRALDE, et al Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale filed November 9, 2012, and entered in Case No. 09-CA-09P of the Circuit Court of the SIXTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE COUNTY, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE OF SERIES 2007 GEL1, is Plaintiff, and CARMEN ITURRALDE, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at 500 Whitehead St. Key West, FL 33040, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on January 3, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: UNIT V7, EXECUTIVE BAY CLUB CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM FILED OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 806, PAGE 1066, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Key West, MONROE COUNTY, Florida, this 15th day of November, 2012. Danny L. Kolhage Clerk of said Circuit Court (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: As Deputy Clerk U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE OF SERIES 2007 GEL1 c/o Phelan Hallinan PLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Rd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, Florida, 33040, (305) 2923423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days: if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published December 12, 19, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 308735 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-DR-872-K FAMILY COURT CHRISTOPHER MAREK, Petitioner, and CECELIA LEIBOVITZ, Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR V ERIFIED SUPPLEMENTAL PETITION TO MODIFY RESIDENTIAL STATUS, TIMESHARING AND CHILD SUPPORT TO: CECELIA LEIBOVITZ P.O. BOX 64, CRAFTSBURY, VT 05826 Y OU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for verified supplemental petition to modify residential status, timesharing and child support has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on CHRISTOPHER MAREK C/O SAMUEL J. KAUFMAN, ESQ., 3130 NORTHSIDE DRIVE, KEY WEST, FL 33040 on or before: January 11, 2013, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so a default ma y ,y be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this matter will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. Dated: December 6, 2012 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Jacquelyn Donohue, Deputy Clerk Published December 12, 19, 26, 2012 and January 2, 2013. Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 313578 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 44-2009-CA-000926 PK DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE RESIDENTIAL ASSET SECURITIZATION TRUST 2007-A2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-B UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING A GREEMENT DATED FEBRUARY 1, 2007 Plaintiff, vs. DARRICK A. et al; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 14, 2012, and entered in Case No. 44-2009CA-000926 PK, of the Circuit Court of the 16th Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE County, Florida. DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE RESIDENTIAL ASSET SECURITIZATION TRUST 2007-A2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-B UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING A GREEMENT DATED FEBRUARY 1, 2007 is Plaintiff and RICHARD R. MASSEY, III; RICHARD R. MASSEY, III AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF A MY B. MASSEY, DECEASED; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICHARD R. MASSEY, III N/K/A SARAH H. RAMSEY AKA SARAH Y. MASSEY; ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS, CREDITORS, DEVISEES, BENEFICIARIES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND A LL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR A GAINST AMY B. MASSEY, DECEASED; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; CITIBANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, A S SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CITIBANK, FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at THE FRONT DOOR OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LESTER BUILDING, AT 500 WHITEHEAD STREET, KEY WEST IN MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA 33040, at 11:00 a.m., on the 3rd day of January, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 39, BLOCK 1, KEY LARGO BEACH, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, AT PAGE 149, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19th day of November, 2012 DANNY L. KOLHAGE A s Clerk of said Court By Gwen Douglas A s Deputy Clerk If you are a person with disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or event, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled a pp earance is less pp than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 File No. 09-23450 OWB Designated service email: notic e@kahaneandassociates.com Published December 15, 19, 2012 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 317448 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO: 44-12-CP-236-K IN RE: Estate of MIGUELINA NASIERO, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the Estate of MIGUELINA NASIERO, Deceased, Case No. 44-12-CP-236-K, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040. The Decedent died testate and her will dated October 3, 1994 has been filed with the court. The name of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives attorney are set forth below. All interested persons are required to file with this Court, WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS FROM THE TIME OF THE FIRST publication of this notice: (1) all claims against the Estate of MIGUELINA NASIERO, Deceased and (2) any objection by an interested person to whom notice was mailed that challenges the validity of the Will, the qualifications of the Personal Representative, venue or jurisdiction of the Court. ALL CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. Notwithstanding the time periods set forth above, any claim filed two (2) years or more after the Decedents date of death shall be barred. DATED this 13th day of December 2012. Alicia Cantrell and Lorenzo Nasiero, Jr. 1118 Catherine Street Key West, Florida 33040 As CoPersonal Representatives of the Estate of MIGUELINA NASIERO, Deceased. Attorney for Personal Representative Charles M. Milligan Attorney at Law P.O. Box 1367 Key West, FL 33041-1367 305-294-8885 FBN: 026948 First published on December 19, 2012. Published December 19, 26, 2012. Florida Keys Keynoter LOSTCAMERA-REWARD SealifecamlostMolasses Reef12/14.Call#beloworlv withBlueWaterDiversinKey Largo.Thxfordoingright thing!301-643-3769 damselfish1@yahoo.com StdPARTYPoodlePuppies Due:earlyJanuary;gorgeous parents;ownboth;very colored,RARE&loving.Taking applications.305-282-9444 lesliedem57@aol.com Solid oak roll top desk 54" w, 29" D, 51 1/2" H., removeable top, oak/leather padded chair, $400; solid oak 2 drawer file cabinet $75; oak bookshelf, maple finish, 32" W, 13" D, 48" H, 2 adj. shelves $75; 2 barrel chairs, $30 ea. or all for $475. 414-477-2888. Marathon PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. CASH BUYER LOOKING FOR MOTIVATED SELLERS for quick closing. Call Holly Hight, Island Equity Real Estate. 305-852-0400 PORT LARGO CANAL HOME (MM 100) 5 BR, 3 BA. 100 deep water dock. Owner financing. Asking $775K. Must sell! 305-522-1905 3BedroomMobileHomein KeyLargo 780sq.ft.,3bdrm, 2bath.Updatedflooring, carpetedbedrooms,new kitchen,newbathrooms& largepatio.Fridge,stove, washer&dryerstays!Lotrent is$500/month,pluswater.All petsmustbeunder15lbs.Sold asis.$19,500.305-522-5587 MARATHON 2 BR, 1.5 BA in 55+ park. Fully furn & loaded! Enc Fl rm, rear covrd prch, nice yard, privacy fence, lrg shed. W/D, dishwshr, 2 refrig, smooth top stove, HD TV. Too much to list! Seller motivated! Lot rent $719. 801-319-2311 MARATHON 2 BR, 2 BA large LR area, attd Fl. room w/air. New roof, 2 storage sheds. All appliances. Mostly furnished. 1-810-300-5792 4/2.5onCanal/DirectOcean Access, 70ofdock,large fencedyard.PetsOKwith somerestrictions.$2,200F/L/S 305-360-2493 DUCK KEY-Deluxe canal frontspacious home, dockage 3/2, all tile, huge screened in patio, W/D, A/C, pets ok. $2000/mo FLS. 800-386-7969Duck Key Gated Estate on Point Secluded. Private. Large dock, private beach, pool, coral rock walls, 4/3, Annual, $3,200 mo. + util. N/S, 305-304-4166KEY LARGO MM96. Ocean side. Direct ocean access w/Ocean views! Furnished 3 BR, 2 BA. Short or long term rental. Call 786-258-3127 KEY LARGO MM 99 1 BR / 1 BA. Quiet, off street parking. Water & hot water incl. $700 / mo. $400 sec. No dogs. (305) 394-2233 Marathonhomebayview Annualrental2bd2bthhome with2docks.Laundryroom andshed.$2000plusutilities. 30812thstgulfmarathon.MM 47.Sipyourmargaritasasthe sunsetsinthebackground. 305-525-5214 Hmarrero@aol.com MM 103 B/S 3 BR / 2.5 BA 2010 built CBS, canal front, 150 ft. dock. SS appl., porcelin flrs. Impact windows, bay view! $2550 F/S (305) 879-0561. MM 95 2 BR / 1 BA Unfurnished duplex. W/D, pets okay. $1150 / mo. includes water. F/L/S Call (305) 453-1651 TAVERNIER DUPLEX 2 BR / 1 BA. Totally remodeled. New kit. cabinets, granite counter tops w/ full mabel back splash. Brand new bath, lg. walk in closet, Private back yd. No pets / no smoking. $1000 / mo. F/L/S No calls after 8:00 PM please. (305) 394-0987. A MOVE IN NOW from $275 week. MARATHON. Weekly or monthly. fully furn. All utilities, cable & free WI FI included. 305-289-0800 Furnished Bonefish Towers Grd fl condo. 2/2, Oceaniview! 2 screen porches, W/D, basic cable, water. sewer incl. Many amenities! Mrthn. 289-1069 KCB Gulf Club Condos #5 1BR, 1BA. Conveniently located next to walking paths, park & restaurants. W/D, cable & water incl. 315-523-1284 KEYLARGOMM98 BEAUTIFUL2/1APT.FULLY FURNISHED,ALL APPLIANCES,C/A,2NDFLR. WATERINCL.NOPETS. $1,200/mo.305-451-1853 MARATHON 2/1 condo 2nd floor, fully furn, heated pool. Free dockage to 38, Located at MM50. Year lease, $1200 mo + util F/L/S. 401-391-9514 MTHN SombreroBch3/3T/H, 46dock,htdpool,storage, 1425sf,c/a,dw,w/dhkup,scr patio,petok,$1850+elec,fls, mikestead1224@gmail.com. MARATHON 3 BR 2 BA, 495 91st St. $950/mo., F/L/S On a lot and a half. Call or text 706-463-2333 or hhf@vol.com. 12 month lease MARATHON/GRASSY KEY 3/2 ON THE WATER! Dock, EZ access to Ocean & Bay. All util included. Section 8 OK. $1460/mo FLS, 305-216-6300 MARATHON PARK MODEL MOBILE HOME Fully furnished, 1 BR, 1 BA, $700/mo + util. 305-731-5042 RV LOTS FOR RENT Marathon In Adult Park Please call 305-743-6519 KEY LARGO MM 96.3 O Sm apt w/sep kit, efficiency style. 22 long scrn in porch. Fully furn incl hi dpth TV & WiFi. $875mo incl util FLS. 853-3779 MARATHON 10883 7th Ave. Gulf. 2 BR, 1 BA, upstairs unit. Includes Stove & refrigerator. No pets. $990/mo F/L/S. 740-409-2100 MM 102.4 LARGE STUDIO 2nd floor, quiet, secluded area. Clean, W/D available. Freshly painted. $825/mo + util. F/LS Call Louis (727) 446-7220MM 106 KEY LARGO 2 BR / 1 BA. Furn. mobile home. $1300 / mo. + util. Also, eff. apt. w/ kit. $625 util. incl. Call (305) 331-4018 Spanish (786) 486-7789 Eng.MM 82 FAB FURNISHED studio. Tastefully decorated, fully equipped kit., tile floors, A/C, $850 all inclusive. F/L/S Call (305) 481-5803 MARATHON Prime Location Retail/office/comm space for rent. Old town Marathon on US 1, high visibility location (former Daffy Doug Discount Store) 650 sf., 850 ft and 4700 sf spaces available at $14-16 per sf annually, immediate occupancy. 954-557-3603 MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542 Full Charge Bookkeeper Summerland Key : for CPA firm clients. Must know write-ups, bank recs & year-end adjustments/journal entries. Duties also incl. AP/AR, payroll, balance sheet, monthly, quarterly & annual tax reporting. Min. 8 years exp, professional & accurate, team player w/can-do attitude. Must have more accting software proficiency than just QuickBooks. Exp. w/Thompson CSA & CBS software preferred. Accting degree a plus. E-mail resume to tara@keyspca.com. Bishop, Rosasco & Co. CPAs. EOE. Teller Keys Federal Credit Union … Marathon We are looking for an energetic individual with a great attitude to assist our members with their banking needs. At least one year customer service and cash handling experience, excellent 10-key skills, and good credit required. High school diploma or equivalent required. Applications can be obtained at www.keysfcu.org. Fax your application to 293-6056. E.O.E. Monroe County BOCC, Customer Service Representative II, Building, Key Largo (GMBLG023) $37,988.28 $53,183.59 / 40 hpw; H.S. diploma or G.E.D., 5 to 7 yrs exp. VET PREF AVAIL E.O.E. Deadline -Open Until Filled; 292-4557; hr@monroecounty-fl.gov Monroe County BOCC, Receptionist, Social Services, Big Pine Key (CSWEL015) $10,753.60 $14,133.60 / 20 HPW; H.S. Diploma OR G.E.D., 1 TO 2 YRS EXP. VET PREF AVAIL ; E.O.E. Deadline -; 292-4557; hr@monroecounty-fl.gov Monroe County BOCC, Attendant, Bayshore Manor, Key West (CSCOH006), $31,394.92 $43.952.38 / 40 hpw H.S. diploma or G.E.D.; 2-3 yrs exp. VET PREF AVAIL; E.O.E. Deadline -open until filled; 292-4557; hr@monroecounty-fl.gov Monroe County BOCC, Custodian, Facilities Maintenance, Plantation Key (PWFM085) $21,507.20 $28,257.15 / 40 h.p.w., H.S. diploma or G.E.D., 0-1 yrs. Exp., Valid Fl. Dl. Must be able to communicate and comprehend the English language. VET PREF AVAIL; E.O.E. Deadline open until filled ; 292-4557; hr@monroecounty-fl.govWE NEED YOU NOW FT/PT, daily work, get paid in 72 hrs Deliver the Yellow Pages in the Florida Keys and Key West areas. Must be 18 yrs+, have DL, vehicle & insurance. 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KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Wednesday,December 19,2012 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+:Ž HOUSEKEEPER/LAUNDRY ASSOCIATE for Saturday and/or back up status. English fluency as well as current, strong, certifiable exp. a must. Please contact 305-743-6711LICENSED CAM MANAGER NEEDED P/T IN MARATHON Please send resume:PO Box 500224, Marathon,Fl 33050 or camappmarathon@gmail.com P/T FRONT DESK PERSON Evening hrs. Must be outgoing, friendly & have computer exp. Apply Sea Dell Motel, 5000 O/S Hwy, Mrthn; call 743-5161 THE MOORINGS and MORADA BAY / PIERRES are seeking self motivated, detail oriented and hard working individuals to fill positions in Housekeeping. Please submit an application /resume @ 123 Beach Rd., Islamorada. MM 81.5 ocean side or email: moorings@bellsouth.net LegalAdmin Paralegal/Legal SecretaryneededforOcean Reeflawoffice.Probateand/or realestateexperience required.Fax/emailresumeto SandraT.Lynn305-248-2615. 305-247-6521 jmlynn@bellsouth.net OFFICE MANAGER for busy boat yard office. Excellent interpersonal skills, computer savvy and references a must. Quick Books experience a plus. Competitive pay with benefits including health insurance and holidays. Please email or fax resume to donna@marathon boatyard.com or fax 305.289.0751. EOE DFW CertifiedPersonalCare Assistant Homehealthcare. Experienced.References.Full timeresident.907-414-1528 btaylormin@gmail.com ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! Cooks Waitstaff Prep Persons Apply at Brutus Seafood, 6950 O/S Hwy Marathon or call 743-9181 EXPERIENCED HELP ONLY Breakfast Cook Prep Cook, Line Cook Host/Hostess Waitstaff Bartender Bus Person Front of House Managers Apply in person: Sunset Grille & Raw Bar, 7 Knights Key Blvd, Marathon. IMMEDIATE HIRING Breakfast Cooks/Line Cooks Food Runners at Hideaway Cafe. Call Robert at 289-1554 10am-12pm for appointment. Keys Fisheries is looking for experienced line cooks. Good pay and benefits. Apply in person at end of 35th St., Marathon, FL. DFWP, EEO. NOWHIRING SERVER AND PART-TIME KITCHEN HELP. Apply at the Stuffed Pig, Marathon. WAITSTAFF & BACK OF HOUSE POSITIONS Please apply at Herbies. 6350 O/S Hwy, Marathon, at office behind the restaurant. EXPERIENCED LOCAL SERVICE PLUMBER needed. Must have clean appearance, valid drivers lic. & references. Call (305) 453-5435. EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair technician. Must have valid drivers license and tools! Call (305) 664-3662. Monroe County BOCC, andf ill Operator, Solid Waste, Key Largo PWSW033 $31,394.92 $43,952.38 / 40 H.P.W. H.S. DIPLOMA OR G.E.D., 3-5 YRS. EXP. W/ KNOWLEDGE OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS. SOME COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED. CDL CLASS "B". VET PREF AVAIL ; E.O.E. Deadline -01/31/12; 292-4557; hr@monroecounty-fl.gov Drivers: $2,000.00 Sign-On Bonus! Top Pay, Benefits, Miles, Great Home-Time & More! Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-4854 2004Hydra-Sports230cc 225Yamaha4stroke Gps&Fishfinder Exc.cond.$21,000. 305-289-2108 millerdbg@aol.com 2 USED HEWES SKIFFS. One is hull only + trailer. Other is complete. Assorted tackle. Call (305) 743-7225 33 FORTIER 1988 Twin Perkins diesels. Appraised $135K, asking $45K or trade for RE or auto. Free dockage for 6 mo. MM99 305-942-3055 44MarineTrader 1980Twin fordlehmandieselmotors. BUCbookvalue$79500$87300.Greatliv-a-board. Seenbyappointment.Asking $59500orbestoffer.989-4297305bob@pioneerpole.com Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 55 BOATSLIP FOR SALE OR LEASE in Islamorada. Yacht Club membership incl. $500 / month. Great location! Call 305-393-7494. DOCKAGE AVAILABLE MM 103 Oceanside $10 a foot, Live Aboards okay Utilities Available 305-905-6867DOCKRENTAL 999 28th St Mrthn $10/ft, per mo.190 dp water dockage, just N. of 7 Mile Bridge. Elec at dock. Sorry no liveaboards. Katrina 305879-1018; Peter 754-245-3261 GreatdealsonBoat/Trailer storage Getthebestdealon boatand/ortrailerstoragein thekeys.MarinaJunctionisa newlyrenovatedfullservice marinaandstoragefacility.On siteboatrampandserviceat verycompetitiverates.Open7 days/week. info@marinajunction.com,or stopbytodayat4681 OverseasHwy.305-453-6771 info@marinajunction.com LIVE ABOARD DEEP WATER DOCKAGE. A great place to call home. MM92.5 O/S For more information call (305) 853-5604 1 Dave buys permits So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 1 S. Atlantic Snapper, Grouper permit for lease. Corp. Atlantic Snapper /Grouper permit for sale 904-262-2869; 904-708-0893 29 COMMERCIAL Y & G 300 HP John Deere, low hrs. Fishing & trap pulling. Full electronics. $23K obo. 305-522-2702, Islamorada All types of permits for sale! Rock Shrimp, King Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef & pelagic, Commercial Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Snapper IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 2001CadillacGreatShape Greatshape,coldair,loaded 130,000HWYmiles, Marathon305-619-9906 rentals@keyshomeaway.com 2002 Chrysler Sebring convertible. Midnight blue. Clean in/out, new tires, newly painted, 1 owner. $3500 obo. 305-797-8570 AUTOS WANTED! ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. car-Van-Truck. Running or not. 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