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778679022222 Classifieds . . .6B Living . . . .3A Business . . .5A Obituaries . . .2A Opinion . . .4A Sports/Outdoors .1B Crossword . . .5BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,JANUARY 23,2013 VOLUME 60,NO.7 25 CENTS Beth GroomsSales Manager Local Foreclosed Properties!Commercial & ResidentialPriced to Sell & Close FastFinancing AvailableAgents WelcomeSee All Our Properties Online... Then Call Me For A Private Showing! KeysIslandProperties.com 305-296-1234 In the win columnIts been a tough season for Marathon Highs boys hoops team,but it finally gets a victory.Story, 1B Huge upsetThe Key West High boys basketball team pulls a stunner,upsetting defending state champ Pine Crest.Story, 1B Photo courtesy CINDY DURKINMarathon High School soccer players (from left) Taylor Konrath,Jasmine De La Cruz and Sacha Olivera hoist the trophy after winning Fridays 3-0 District 16-1A championship game over Westminster Christian.Its believed to be the first girls soccer district title in school history.Story, 1BTHEYRE NO.1 Fat Albert getting deflatedFat Albert, the familiar military blimp based on the bayside of Cudjoe Key, is set to come down permanently on March 15 after keeping watch over the Lower Keys since 1980. Due to federal defense funding cuts, the U.S. Air Forces Tethered Aerostat Radar System, comprising Cudjoe and eight other sites along the Gulf of Mexico, Mexican border and Puerto Rico, will shut down.The surveillance program is capable of detecting lowaltitude aircraft at the radars maximum range by mitigating curvature of the Earth and terrain-masking limitations, according to Air Force literature from the Langley, Va.based Air Combat Command.The Cudjoe Key aerostats primary mission is to support counter-drug operations. U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Joint Interagency Task Force-South, the latter located in Key West, employ the data, among others.Its presence has a deterrent value to illicit trafficking here in the area, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Key West Cmdr. Al Young said on US1Radio on Monday. It also allows us here at the Coast Guard to maintain realtime visibility of air and surface resources that we may have and on occasion, we have used that information to vector assistance resources to find search objects. NAS Key West spokeswoman Trice Denny said the Navy doesnt use the system to any appreciable extent.On Saturday, a Summerland Key man identified only as R.H. posted a petition on the White Houses website asking to keep the Tethered Aerostat Radar System operational in order to help secure the southern border of the United States.... If we truly are concerned with the war on drugs and wish to have a cost-effective sensor to fight that war, then this sensor must remain active.By Tuesday, it had moreGovernment shutting down blimp, used to track illegal drug shipmentsBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comLOWER KEYS KING DAYKeynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYChildren run an egg-and-spoon race during the Martin Luther King Jr.Day celebration at Jesse Hobbs Park in Marathon Monday.The daylong gathering was held in honor of the civil-rights leader,assassinated on April 4, 1968.Mondays event featured live music,food vendors and various childrens activities. Gentile focus of hotline complaintsAfter months of pushing, a Big Pine Key man got a glimpse of public records hes been seeking from the Monroe County School District since October and if what they say is true, theyre not pretty.Larry Murray, a former member of the districts Audit and Finance Committee, had been unsuccessful in getting records related to the districts fraud and abuse hotline until he brought in Dennis Ward, former Keys state attorney now private counsel, to threaten a lawsuit for lack of compliance.Monday, the two met with School District attorney Dirk Smits and received five reports from the hotline, which is managed by Oregonbased vendor Ethics Point at a cost of $5,000 per year.Three of them allege district Finance Director Ken Gentile acted inappropriately on the job.From Case No. 41, logged by the hotline on May 17, 2012, by an anonymous tipster: Ken Gentile has created a very hostile work environment for staff. We are asked to get on our knees to pray with him. No one can refuse the forced religion for fear of retribution from this zealot ... who now [has] the power to investigate and fire staff at will. This is so inappropriate its hard to believe its true.This is totally baseless and unfounded, Gentile told the Keynoter Tuesday. I cannot even speculate as to why someone would allege this. It saddens me to think that someone would allege this. It saddens me to think that someone would allege I would force anyone to pray. That complainant further alleges Gentiles wife Donna calls herself a volunteer and runs around the district office in Key West looki[ng] through files. Gentile didnt address that. When he started with the district in April 2010, Gentile was chief internal auditor, a direct employee of the School Board. After thenSuperintendent Joe BurkeFive released after press by residentBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSCanal cleanups gaining steamBy July, survey crews working for Monroe County will know something about every one of nearly 500 canals in the Florida Keys.The third phase of an ongoing $300,000 project calls for contractors to run bathymetric surveys measuring the depths of canal bottoms as part of a countywide canal restoration program to improve water quality.These waters have been identified as impaired waters that have to be cleaned up, Mayor George Neugent said at the Jan. 16 County Commission meeting. As proposed, information gained from canal inspections could lead to five demonstration projects that test each of five systems to improve water quality in canals that feed into nearshore waters. The federal Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Environmental Protection funded the study phase, but the county may have to pay at least part of the cost of the demonstration projects, estimated at $2.5 million to $5 million.There are different types of fixes for different canals, said Rhonda Haag, county sustainability program Manager.The county will target canals that could be restored by projects testing:All of them in the Keys being surveyedENVIRONMENTDUI-manslaughter convict finds out fatePierson Villalobos finds out next week how many years hell spend in state prison and if a judge agrees with a prosecutor, itll be three decades.Villalobos, 31, is scheduled for sentencing Jan. 31 on a pair of driving under the influencemanslaughter counts some three months after his Oct. 25 conviction.Asix-person jury convicted Villalobos on two felony counts each of DUImanslaughter and vehicular homicide stemming from a drunk-driving crash nearly three years ago.Each conviction carries a 15-year maximum penalty, but the law does not allow for the sentences to be served back to back. That means Villalobos faces a maximum of 30 years, not 60, on the two DUI-manslaughter charges. He will serve no time for the vehicular-homicide convictions.He was slated to be sentenced in late November but a state Department of Corrections presentencing report wasnt prepared in time for the hearing. That postponed his sentencing until this month. Assistant State Attorney Tanner Demmery, who prosecuted the case, said he plans to ask Acting Circuit Court Judge Ruth Becker to sendVillalobos sentencing set for Jan.31By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comIN THE COURTSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgSee Villalobos,2ASee Canals,2ASee Blimp,3ASee Hotline,2A VILLALOBOS
Using a weed-rack barrier to block floating seaweed.Installing an air-bubble curtain that would have a similar effect.Removing harmful sediment from a canal bottom.Pumping to improve water flow into and from canals.Backfilling canals that were dredged too deeply, often as a source for building fill.An awful lot were dug way too deep, Haag said, leading to the death of grasses and other desirable bottom-dwelling ecosystems.Up until this point, we have not gone out to stick things on the [canal] bottom and find out whats there, Haag said. Since the vast majority of Keys canals are privately owned by landowners along the banks, County Commissioner Danny Kolhage wondered if that could slow the program. Neugent said even where the canal bottom is privately held, owners usually cannot prevent boats from navigating on state waters in canals.If property owners along a canal with poor water quality want to help fund a pilot project to help qualify for matching funds, Haag said, That could probably bump them to the top of the list.Neighborhood or community associations interested in contributing toward pilot programs can send an e-mail to Haag-Rhonda@monroe county-fl.gov.Dredge proposalThe issue of dredging privately owned canals may reach the County Commission in a separate matter sometime this year. An amendment to the countys land-use plan that would allow limited canal dredging under specific circumstances was endorsed by the Monroe County Planning Commission in November. Owners of property on Walkers Island, east of Duck Key near mile marker 63, have submitted a plan to dredge an existing channel so it can accommodate larger boats at an eight-unit development project. Existing local, state and federal laws effectively ban dredging, even for maintenance, in most Keys canals.Backers of the proposal are working on a presentation to the County Commission but no date for the item has been scheduled, said Mayte Santamaria, assistant planning director. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday,January 23,2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W WED.7565 THURS.7565 FRI.7666 SAT.7766 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a slight chance of showers. 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.The currently are no beaches with health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. 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We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSSex trafficking is rally focusAgroup called the Keys Coalition Against Human Trafficking gathers Saturday for a 7 p.m. rally at the DoubleTree Grand Key Resort on South Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West. Fort Lauderdale Police Department Detective Brice Brittenum, who was central to the arrest and prosecution of two men who trafficked a 12-year-old Keys runaway, is the featured speaker. Allison Good of Delray Beach, a sex-trafficking survivor, will also speak. To find out more, call Constance Gilbert at 3937844 or Tim Gratz at (305) 600-8000. 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 4:30 5:30 Hearing TestCALLFOR APPT. IN-HOME SERVICENathan Trigoboff (H.A.S., Doctor of Education)C.I.CNearly invisible 100% Digital$79500THE OPTICAL SHOPPEDR. BOILINI'S OFFICE743-8316451-14812375 O/S Hwy., Marathon KeyKey Largowww.hearingaidman.com OPEN FITS $995.00 THE HEARING AID MAN abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHI CLARKE John Drayton Clarke John D. (Jack) Clarke, a long time resident of the Florida Keys died on Friday, January 5, 2013 at Greenspring Village, Springfield, Va. He was 93. Mr. Clarke was a land developer, primarily managing development of residential subdivisions and creating channels, seawalls and canals in the lower Keys. He resided in Florida and the lower Keys, including Islamorada, Big Pine Key and then Coconut Creek, Fl from the early 1950s until the year 2000, when he moved to Springfield, Virginia. He was a member of the Monroe County Aqueduct Commission, St. Peters Catholic Church and the Big Pine Lions Club. He attended the University of Florida and Louisiana State University. Mr. Clarke was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, and one son, Loyce Leonard Hoffman. Survivors include one daughter, Eleanor F. Barnett and son-in-law, Larry Barnett, of Burke, Va; one son, James R. Clarke and daughter-in-law, Geri Clarke, of Summerfield, Fl; and five grandchildren. His remains will be interred at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Ft. Lauderdale, with those of his beloved wife, on January 23, 2013. Memorial contributions in his honor can be made to the Greenspring Benevolent Care Fund, c/o the Philanthropy Office, 7410 Spring Village Drive, Springfield, Va 22150. Obituaries & Memorials KeysNet.com/obituaries Upper Keys: (305) 852-3216 Marathon Key West: (305) 743-5551 Villalobos to prison for the maximum 30 years.Villalobos has been in the Monroe County Detention Center on Stock Island on $1 million bond since his arrest. He also has a U.S. Customs and Border Protection hold on him, though specifics of that werent immediately available.The crash happened the evening of Nov. 28, 2009, near U.S. 1 and 23rd Street in Old Town Marathon. Sheriffs Office reports say Villalobos1999 Ford pickup was headed northbound on U.S. 1 and collided with a 2009 Toyota driven by Mercedes Diaz. It then struck a car driven by Deborah Mangrum.Mangrum died at the scene, while her passenger, Christopher Jennings, died a few days later at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. The couple had only recently moved to the Keys. It took the jury just 51 minutes to convict Villalobos after a two-day trial at the Marathon courthouse near mile marker 48.5. The jury rejected defense attorneys Tyrone and Rose Valentines claim that Villalobospassenger, Yendel Garcia, was driving when the crash occurred.Sentencing day is approachingFrom Villalobos,1ACounty welcomes funding helpFrom Canals,1A resigned, his successor, Jesus Jara, named Gentile chief of staff directly employed by the superintendent, not the board. Now under Superintendent Mark Porter, Gentile is finance director earning $122,000 per year. Gentile launched the hotline in September 2011. As the districts contact, he reviewed tips except for those concerning him, which were supposed to be forwarded to the superintendent and the chairman of the School Board.That never happened and inexplicably, reports concerning Gentile were forwarded to his part-time assistant, Amy Reno, who worked for him from March 28 until July 1 in 2011.Gentile couldnt explain why Reno, who wasnt responsible for investigating waste, fraud and abuse complaints regarding her boss, received the reports; and Reno never initiated any follow-up investigations into Gentiles alleged behavior. The reports should have been channeled to the board chairman, Gentile said. This was an instruction given to the vendor. I am investigating with the vendor why this was not accomplished. By design, I do not see these reports if they are about me. Case No. 54, filed Dec. 13, 2012, alleges Gentile created a contract and split it up into smaller amounts to avoid taking it to the board.The board has to approve contracts costing more than $25,000 while Porter can give the OK below that threshold. Thats been a sore spot lately, as board members have been apprised by Smits theyll have to redo a number of change orders on a school rebuild that were previously approved but not in compliance with district rules.Case No. 48, initiated with the hotline on Sept. 27, 2012, calls into question Gentiles use of the certified public accountant designation on documents. Gentile has never been a CPAin Florida and had an inactive since reinstated CPAstatus in New York. In December, Gentile served a one-week unpaid suspension as discipline. The only non-Gentile complaint of the five provided to Murray deals with Horace OBryant Middle School Principal Mike Henriquez. Opened on Dec. 20, 2011, the complainant alleges Henriquez is allowed to scream, berate and use profanity toward subordinates and coworkers. He has repeated these outbursts many times. I know of at least half a dozen women who have been abused by this man. There was no follow-up conducted by the district, according to the report, and Henriquez didnt return messages for comment.Gentiles wife Donna filed the fifth report given to Murray and Ward. She applied for a grant-writing job with the district in May 2012, which she didnt receive, prompting a complaint about not being treated fairly in the hiring process.Reports sent to aideFrom Hotline,1AFWC: Tighten lawbreakerresponsibilityAboat operator could be ticketed if a passenger aboard violates Florida fishing regulations, says a rule being recommended to state fishery managers. That provision lies within a slate of changes suggested for Rule 68-B of the Florida Administrative Code, which covers most state fishing regulations. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will consider the changes, all proposed to take effect in 2013, at the boards Feb. 13 meeting in Orlando. The draft Vessel Operator Responsibility Rule 68B-2.005 would make a vessel operator responsible for ensuring that the persons aboard his or her vessel comply with marine fisheries regulations. That rule already exists as part of state reef-fish regulations, said FWC spokeswoman Amanda Nalley. Its one of those things that staff believes would be best to apply to all fisheries, Nalley said Tuesday. An agenda summary for the FWCs Feb. 13-14 meeting says, None of these [Rule 68B] amendments would result in substantive changes to the existing regulations, their intent or the way they are enforced. The intent is to clarify existing marine fisheries regulations and thus improve enforceability and public understanding. Other items listed in the proposal to clean up and reorganize fishery rules: To explicitly allow temporary possession of a protected fish to measure or photograph it. The fish or other marine organism then must be released immediately, alive and unharmed.Clarify that a licensed commercial harvester cannot claim simultaneous possession of both recreational and commercial bag limits of a single species.Clarify that commercial traps cannot be placed in navigational channels.Ban the use of a treble hook with natural bait for all fisheries managed by the state. The FWC also will have its final hearing on a rule to officially create state designations for game fish and sport fish. Actual designation of specific species will take place after the program is created.Operator may be accountable for violationsON THE WATERBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgRules-change groups to meetThree advisory working groups taking the lead on possible rule changes for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary plan to convene their first meetings within a few weeks. The groups will focus on specific topics that could lead to proposed regulatory changes. Group suggestions will be considered by the full Sanctuary Advisory Council along with state and federal officials. The working groups: Coral Reef Ecosystem Restoration.Seagrass and ShallowWater/Hard-Bottom Habitat Protection.Ecological Reserves, Preservation Areas and Wildlife Protection.Each panel of about 15 people will include members of the Sanctuary Advisory Council, along with community members with expertise in specific areas.Working groups allow the Advisory Council to gather information from community experts, user groups and scientists, said sanctuary communications director Karrie Carnes. Final membership in the working groups has not been set. But all of their meetings will be open, with times and places posted on the sanctuarys website, http://florida keys.noaa.gov People also can be added to an e-mail list for meeting announcements.The Reef Restoration and Bottom Habitat Protection groups will work to meet in time to make an initial report at the Sanctuary Advisory Councils next meeting, on Feb. 19 at Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key, Carnes said.The Reserves and Preservation Areas group, possibly drawing the most interest from sanctuary users, will hold its first meeting in March since recommendations made by the other working groups may feed into [its] discussion, Carnes said.This is a very important process so anyone interested should become involved, Carnes said. Get to know the [Advisory Council] members who represent you.In general, the multi-year effort to undertake the first major review of Keys sanctuary rules and protectedarea boundaries seems to be on track, she said.Congress created the sanctuary in 1990 and its current management plan went into effect in July 1997.As proposed, the Sanctuary Advisory Council could decide on its preferred alternatives at its October 2013 meeting. Writing an environmental-impact statement and going through the federal rule-making process means any rule changes would not take effect until summer, 2015.Advisory panel to lead efforts on regulationsNATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARYBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 Subscriptions 743-5551
than 300 signatures. To get a response from President Obamas staff, the petition would have to get 100,000 or more signatures by Feb. 18. The petition is available through www.whitehouse .gov/petitions .Contractor Exelis Systems Corp., based in Colorado Springs, operates the network of blimp-mounted radars.Following the March 15, shutdown, the remainder of the fiscal year will be used to deflate aerostats, disposition equipment and prepare sites for permanent closure, according to a notice from Program Manager Tim Green.The Cudjoe aerostat holds 275,000 cubic feet of helium and measures in at 186 feet with a 62.5-foot diameter. The normal operating altitude is around 12,000 feet and it has a radar detection range of some 230 miles.Radar data is transmitted to a ground station, where its digitized, then transmitted to various federal users.Until 1992, the Air Force, U.S. Customs Service and U.S. Coast Guard operated it. In 1992, Congress switched management over to the Department of Defense.The average per-site annual cost for a TARS site in 2002 was $2.8 million, according to a history prepared by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration. Updated numbers werent available Tuesday.Other than off the aptly named Blimp Road on Cudjoe, there are TARS sites in Deming, N.M.; Morgan City, La.; Lajas, Puerto Rico; Fort Huachuca and Yuma in Arizona; and Eagle Pass, Marfa, Matagorda and Rio Grande City, all in Texas. In April 2007, a 1997 Cessna 182Q crashed into the Cudjoe aerostats tether, killing all three people aboard. The plane had violated a three-mile radius, 15,000-foot air-space restriction around the Cudjoe site.Blimp in final monthsFrom Blimp,1A Wednesday,January 23,2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com SUNDAY, JANUARY 27 from 1 to 6 pm at SUNDAY, JANUARY 27 from 1 to 6 pm at THANKYOU to our MUSICIANS who donate their time & talentsBill Blue Gary Hempsey & Terry Cassidy Band The Doerfel Family Pat McCune Howard Livingston Magnolia Cajun Band All proceeds go to support Habitats mission of providing a hand up to those working families in our community who need it most.Huge Silent Auction Raffles 50/50s Proceeds Benefit Thanks to our sponsorsThe Keynoter Waste ManagementUS 1 Radio Publix A Caribbean Dream Day SpaNews Barometer Eagle Brands Photo courtesy U.S.COAST GUARD AUXILIARYMost people have seen Fat Albert only as it floats high above the Lower Keys.This gives you an idea of its size. More problems forschool rebuildWith a June 1 completion date approaching, Monroe County School District leaders are scrambling to figure out how to fund and build a $350,000 handicap-accessible parking lot at Horace OBryant Middle School in Key West. The handicap-accessible portion of the parking lot is required before the district can obtain a certificate of occupancy for the underreconstruction school and was not included in the original $39 million scope even though the Americans with Disabilities Act requires access for the disabled.No one at the district could say why the ADArequirement isnt in the districts contract with Coastal Construction and why the lack of it wasnt caught at the outset. The schools been under reconstruction since 2010.This is just the latest issue with the schools rebuild.Among other things, when the walls on the first phase went up, no one bothered to check whether they complied with the citys buildingheight limit which they didnt. That led to last-minute design changes for parts of the school not yet rebuilt to downsize the buildings.Under law, the School District issues its own certificate of occupancy. School Board Chairman Andy Griffiths said he isnt clear on whether the parking-lot issue would bar use of the school but said the issue would be researched with the Florida Department of Education. Were our own grantor, he said. Usually on the education specs side, most of the certificate-of-occupancy issues are safety issues like fire alarm or fire extinguisher that needs to be there before you put kids in there. As far as the parking lot, Im not sure, he said. Theres the possibility the parking-lot money could be derived from funds saved throughout the course of construction that are contractually split 60 percent-40 percent between the district and Coastal Construction. Of $608,755, the district would keep $365,253 and Coastal $243,502.However, the dollar figures deemed savings as articulated in a change order are being debated at the board-level and further scrutinized by the districts advisory Audit and Finance Committee. The discussion revolves around whether the calculation is the legitimate result of cost savings or rather simply derived from a decrease in the scope of work.Potentially this project could be funded from project savings once they are identified, Superintendent Mark Porter said in an e-mail. I do not believe there will be problem getting the parking lot completed prior to the start of the 2013-14 school year, he wrote. I also assume that we would not be allowed to have students in the building until the final certificate of occupancy is issued. At this point, I would describe this as an issue not a problem. The June 1 deadline is a function of the financing, provided at a low interest rate as part of the federal American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. If the district misses the date, penalties could start around $2 million.Lack of ADA compliance now discoveredBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSSpending questions ariseMonroe County School Board member Ed Davidson is calling foul over what he describes as a school principal making six-figure construction expenditures and spending money the School District desperately needs. Board members were surprised to learn that a handicap-accessible parking lot slated to cost $350,000 needs to be built at Horace OBryant Middle School, which is undergoing a $39 million reconstruction and expansion. The district had identified $365,253 in savings related to the construction that could be tapped for the parking lot, but Davidson accused HOB Principal Mike Henriquez of spending $161,306 of that on enhancements to the school. Thats money that we will desperately need to build the now-required parking lot, Davidson said, bemoaning that hired construction consultants, district staff and the project architect all failed to include an Americans with Disabilities-complaint parking lot in the original plans. Were paying premium rates for all our consultants and managers but were not getting premium service. Davidson said. Mike Henriquez came up with how to spend this money on stuff Mike Henriquez wanted. The School Board should decide whether that should be spent on additional things, Davidson said. Thats a policy decision and we had no say in it. Mike Henriquez did and thats inappropriate. Henriquez did not respond to a phone call or e-mail on Tuesday seeking a response to Davidsons allegations. Henriquez is part of the construction team charged with overseeing the HOB project. It also includes outside project manager Bill Sprague, architect Rick Smith, Keith Sockalaski of Coastal Construction and Superintendent Mark Porter, although the project has been going on since 2010, and Porter is the third schools chief to have a hand in the rebuild.Davidson listed specific change orders he said were for enhancements to the school handpicked by Henriquez, although Davidson noted, His signature is not on anything.For example, change order No. 50 authorizes spending $15,740 on more canopies, then another allocates $74,013 for extra sidewalks and canopy foundations. Change order No. 71, authorized in November, spends $10,595 to furnish and install First Team Roughneck Supreme Basketball Hoops.Davidson points at HenriquezBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS
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EDITORIALOn gun violence, enoughs enoughLETTERS TO THE EDITORNo to bike trackThe last vestiges of peace and tranquility comprising the Upper Keys may be taken from us. The Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park, on State Road 905, might be turned into a mountain-bike track. The newly formed Key Largo Bicycle Association wants the taxpayers to pay for the construction of some risky and artificially built terrain features so that this latest group of thrill seekers may pursue an additional adrenalin rush. The erected barriers and obstacles they desire would be destructive to the environment. It would impede the present use of our beautifully designed trails. These bike trails can take a cyclist desiring a backcountry experience to the interior of the park. They offer the rider a scarce glimpse of the peace, quite and natural beauty that once predominated the Keys. Apparently, these mountain-bike riders and their association are not satisfied with the many miles of extraordinary trails that have been developed. They want to make whats left of our fragile aquatic ecosystem into a replica of the synthetically developed mountain-bike parks in Miami. I was involved with saving this park from complete destruction. Many years ago around sunset, I came upon a fire raging near approximately 200 downed wooden telephone poles deep within the park. Its speculated that a group of teenagers roaming through the area set the fire while lighting off fireworks. We do not need unsupervised adolescents riding their bikes over the dangerous and risky terrain features requested by the mountain bikers and their association. Drawing people to an isolated section of the park so they may participate in mastering hazardous bike obstacles is a recipe for disaster. It is not necessary, as a natural unpaved trail, with all the challenges that goes along with it, already exists. Ive spoken directly to the individual heading up this proposal. I told him that I am dead set against it. He is a man of integrity and an excellent craftsman. I emphatically trust his professional knowledge and expertise. However, I cannot remain silent and allow this destructive request to proceed unchallenged. John Donnelly Key LargoPresident needs publics support to fight for tighter controls while maintaining owner rightsIts encouraging to see President Obama pursue comprehensive gun control in the wake of the Newtown massacre, an event that shocked the conscience of the American people, by offering a package of reasonable proposals designed to put an end to the madness. Aproper respect for the rights of gun owners doesnt mean Americans should feel helpless in the face of repeated incidents of mass violence by firearms. There is no legal impediment to an effective response, and there should not be a political impediment, either, NRAor no NRA. For years, opponents have managed to block effective gun-control legislation by wrapping themselves up in the Constitution and decrying any restrictive effort as an attack on the Second Amendment. Thats a smokescreen. Courts have made clear the Second Amendment is not a bar to sensible regulation. Apoll commissioned by the Associated Press shows that nearly six in 10 Americans want stricter gun laws. Majorities support a national ban on military-style, rapid-fire weapons and limits on gun violence depicted in video games, movies and TV shows. By a lopsided 84 percent, respondents want background checks for those buying weapons at gun shows. All of this contrasts sharply with earlier incidents like the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007, when only 47 percent wanted stricter gun laws. Congress already has abysmally low approval ratings. Do its members really want to tell Americans theyre wrong on gun control? They should have second thoughts about following the marching orders of the National Rifle Association and other anti-gun control lobbyists. In some instances, Obamas initiative would only close loopholes in existing law, such as imposing a universal background check on gun sales. Some 40 percent of those sales are conducted at gun shows, over the Internet and by private sellers, with no criminal background checks taking place at all. Thats asking for trouble. Even the private sale of an automobile requires registration and creates a paper trail. Why shouldnt the same be done for weapons? Obamas proposals for tighter requirements for mental-health reporting and banning high-capacity ammunition clips should also fall within the scope of what courts have said is permissible. So should reinstating a 10-year ban on high-grade, militarystyle weapons that expired in 2004. Americans are tired of madmen with guns turning theaters, schools and even places of worship into shooting ranges. Its past time to act. Miami HeraldLeatherwood appealsConvicted Marathon murderer and serial motion-filer Larry Leatherwood is at it again.Known in the court system for filing multiple appeals of his 2003 conviction of firstdegree murder, Leatherwood is appealing a recent post conviction relief denial to the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami.In an order dated Nov. 13, Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Luis Garcia rejected Leatherwoods claim that eyewitness Desjuen Hill had recanted her original testimony about what she saw the night Leatherwood shot chef Mark Evans to death on Halloween in 2000. The shooting took place at the Eastwind Apartments on Sombrero Beach Road.Leatherwood wasted little time, filing a handwritten appeal on Dec. 2 stating his desire to appeal to the Third DCA. According to county court documents, staff prepared and sent all necessary documents to the Third DCA on Jan. 10.Leatherwood, 47, was successful in having Garcia remove defense attorney Rayme Suarez as his counsel at an April 10 hearing in Marathon. But Garcia refused a request to remove himself as judge from the case.Assistant State Attorney Tanner Demmery successfully argued that Hill never recanted her testimony and that shed signed an affidavit confirming it. Since it wasnt attached when Leatherwoods appeal went to the Third District Court of Appeal, the case was remanded back to the Keys.Garcias order states the issue before the court is whether Hill recanted her trial testimony to [then] defense counsel Michael Strickland. Strickland said he could not recall whether the conversation with Hill took place at a grocery store or some type of Halloween event. He was also unsure of exactly what Hill told him during the alleged conversation.According to the order, when Hill testified, she stated that she at no time ever changed her story and denied speaking to Strickland anywhere but the trial courtroom.Garcia denied the claim, stating the evidence at the hearing did not establish that Hill at any time ever recanted her trial testimony.Leatherwood was convicted of shooting Evans three times with a .44 caliber handgun. Authorities said Leatherwood was courting Evansex-wife and exchanged words early in the evening.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comIN THE COURTS LEATHERWOOD Keys lowest in state joblessnessFloridas unemployment rate dipped to 8 percent in December the lowest rate in more than four years.And, as is usually the case when monthly jobs numbers come out, Monroe County the Keys had the lowest unemployment rate of all of Floridas 67 counties.Monroes rate in December was 4.5 percent, largely owing to the large number of publicsector jobs, while the highest went to Flagler County, north of Daytona Beach, with 11.2 percent, according to the state Department of Economic Opportunity.Other counties with double-digit rates were Putnam County in North Florida at 10.1 percent and St. Lucie County at 10.0 percent. The drop in the statewide rate also lowered the gap between the states jobless figure and the national number, which edged up to 7.8 percent in December. The difference between the state and the national unemployment number had been 0.4 percent in November. Currently, 749,000 Floridians are unemployed, with slightly fewer than 7.4 million people holding nonagricultural employment, DEO said. The number of jobs in the state has actually increased by 54,900 over the past year while the number of nonagricultural jobs dropped by 15,300 since November, but state economists generally underscore the long-term trend in both numbers. While the unemployment rate for Florida is calculated using a survey by the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of jobs comes from a survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the Department of Economic Opportunity, the leisure and hospitality industry added the most jobs over the past year, adding 29,900 positions for a 3.1 percent increase. Trade, transportation and utilities gained 22,200 jobs, while professional and business services tacked on 18,100 jobs and private education and health services added 13,200. The biggest drop came in the total government sector, with 10,600 jobs shed; and construction, with a decrease of 6,800 jobs.Overall, statewide number fallsBy BRANDON LARRABEENews Service of FloridaTHE WORKFORCE Above is the parks nursery, where native plants are grown. Left is an orange Julia butterfly, one of numerous beautiful species at the park. Keep courts independentJust as we are recovering from a heated election that pitted the integrity of Florida Supreme Court justices against special-interest politics, we face another challenge.This month, a Judicial Nominating Commission sent Gov. Rick Scott the names of six nominees for appointment to the 4th District Court of Appeal. As a former state senator who fought tooth and nail to preserve the neutrality of our judicial system, I have a message for the governor: Keep politics out of our courts.In the early 1970s, responding to judicial scandals, then-Gov. Reuben Askew initiated merit selection for gubernatorial appointments of judges. He established impartial citizen judicial nominating commissions so that there would be no reason to doubt the qualifications of the nominees. In 1976, Florida voters added a constitutional amendment for merit retention of judges appointed on the basis of merit selection in effect, doubly protecting our independent judiciary. Today, however, some politicians and ideologues are mounting an aggressive campaign to stack our courts for the benefit of their own special interests.All of us who believe that justice belongs to everyone should urge the governor to assess the qualifications of judicial nominees regardless of their politics; to recognize the need for diversity on the bench and consider, for example, women with outstanding credentials; and to resist the temptation to flout the constitution and make our courts a political extension of the executive and legislative branches of government.Walter Skip Campbell Jr. Fort LauderdaleQuestions need answersRe: The story Court: Not all houseboats are boats. This ruling raises all kinds of interesting scenarios. If you have a houseboat/home at your dock, do you now have two homes on a single-family home lot? Even though it floats, will you be required to have flood insurance in a flood-zone area?If it is in a floodplain zone, will you be required to elevate this home? Can the first floor be an occupied dwelling? Can you now get homestead exemptions for a vacant lot with a floating Home? Would having a floating home increase the taxes on a vacant lot? Would floating homes in anchorages have to pay property taxes? Howard Gelbman Key LargoGOP is personalMy Grand Old Party is personal. Neither is it created by a think-tank, a public relations firm, nor is it defined by a mission statement. It is not limited to a platform. It is a clarification of values. It is meant not to be all things to all people, but to welcome all. I believe it is unassailable. It starts with capital G for God, the origin of all that is grand and good. It includes a small g for government limited in power as defined by our Constitution and Bill of Rights. It is based upon Judeo-Christian beliefs. O represents opportunity, the opportunity afforded those willing to accept ownership and personal responsibility for the optimism that a free society affords. Finally, P stands for prosperity, prosperity secured by protection of person and property; protection not only from those who would do us harm, but also from government interference that infringes upon personal and economic freedom; and protection of cultural values and traditions that enable all citizens to prosper. MyGOP: God. Opportunity. Prosperity. Jim Pettorini Key Colony Beach This is the Florida Supreme Court in Tallahassee.In the 2012 election, Republicans targeted three justices for removal,urging voters not to retain them.However,all three were retained.The number of jobs in the state has actually increased by 54,900 over the past year.
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For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or materials in accessible format, please call the TTYnumber at 305-809-1000 or the ADA Coordinator at 305-809-3951 at least five business days in advance.Published Keynoter 1-23-13 BusinessFlorida led in foreclosures in 2012Florida posted the highest foreclosure rate in the nation in 2012, eclipsing Nevada for the first time, according to RealtyTrac. In Florida, 3.11 percent, or one in every 32 homes, received some sort of foreclosure filing last year, the California-based data firm said. Much of the rising foreclosure activity represents loans that soured a long time ago, rather than a major new round of defaults. Foreclosure activity in Florida rose 53.5 percent in 2012 from a year earlier, as lenders stepped up activity after a long hiatus during the robo-signing controversy. With the settlement last spring between 49 state attorneys general and five large banks, lenders now have clearer guidelines on how they can press foreclosures.With the Miami numbers were seeing the expected rise off the artificially low numbers in 2011 as lenders pushed through foreclosures delayed by questions surrounding proper foreclosure documents and procedures, Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac, said in an e-mail.While the rising number of bank-owned sales of homes creates a headwind for the housing market, the inventory of homes for sale has been so tight that those distressed sales havent proved, at least so far, to be the onerous other shoe that many had predicted. Realtors insist they dont expect the continued, or even accelerated, flow of distressed properties into the market to derail the housing recovery in Florida.In many cases, professional investors are in the wings to snap up distressed property as soon as it becomes available, making it tough for the average home buyer to get a shot at the properties.Alot of investors are buying at the courthouse, said Liza E. Mendez, a broker and owner of Petro Realty International in Hialeah. Everyone talks about the shadow inventory, said Francisco Angulo, a Coldwell Banker agent and regional coordinator to South America for the National Association of Realtors. Well, there are shadow buyers to go with that shadow inventory. The surge in foreclosure activity in Florida came as half the states saw increases in foreclosure activity and half saw declines. Most of the increases occurred in judicial states, those that handle foreclosures in protracted court proceedings rather than the quicker administrative processes. was the year of the judicial foreclosure, with foreclosure activity increasing from 2011 in 20 of the 26 states that primarily use the judicial process, and a judicial state Florida posting the nations highest state foreclosure rate for the first time since the housing crisis began, Blomquist said. Twenty percent of the nations foreclosure activity centered on Florida last year, with some 305,766 properties in some stage of foreclosure or owned by a bank. California ranked second with 14 percent of the total, followed by Illinois, which had 9 percent. Ohio and New York each had 5 percent. Florida had eight of the 20 metropolitan areas with the highest foreclosure rate, including Miami at No. 5 in the nation; Palm BayMelbourne-Titusville, at No. 6; and Orlando at No. 8, RealtyTrac reported. Within Florida, MiamiDade County ranked second only to Okeechobee County in foreclosure activity during 2012. Foreclosure activity in Miami-Dade was up 56 percent in 2012 to 44,284 foreclosure filings. In tallying foreclosure filings, RealtyTrac includes default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions, thus a single property will log multiple events over the course of a foreclosure proceeding. Broward had 25,935 foreclosure filings of all sorts in 2012, marking a 26.4 percent increase from a year earlier, RealtyTrac data show.They were up 53.5 percent from previous yearBy MARTHA BRANNIGANmbrannigan@MiamiHerald.comREAL ESTATEMiami Herald photo by CHUCK FADELYLee Johenkins,whose Miami home of 18 years was foreclosed on,holds a sign to protest Bank of America at the heart of the Occupy Miami movement. BUSINESS BRIEFSSmith is added at First StateFirst State Bank of the Florida Keys has added veteran Keys banker Jeff Smith as senior vice president/senior lender.Smith has more than 25 years of banking experience, having worked in branch and loan operations; and commercial, residential, and consumer lending.Alifetime resident of the Keys, Smith is a graduate of Marathon High School. He has a bachelors degree in economics from Tulane University and is a graduate of the American Bankers Association National Commercial Lending School, Florida Bankers Association Supervisors Academy and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Smith has been active in several Middle Keys organizations.Pearls hosting Feb.7 socialThe guesthouse Pearls Key West hosts the next Key West Chamber of Commerce after-hours business social, set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Pearls, 525 United St. Cost is $10.Free credit seminar plannedKeys Federal Credit Union is offering a free credit seminar on Jan. 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at its Key Plaza branch, 3022 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West. Information will be presented on how credit scores are calculated, how to read a credit report and what to do to raise your credit score. Seating is limited and reservations are required. For more information or to RSVPcall 293-6500 or send an e-mail to mary email@example.com. SMITH
When they meet in Tallahassee today, Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet will be asked to agree to a nobid contract to allow two major agriculture companies to farm on Everglades land for another 30 years a deal that would include pouring tons of phosphorous-laden fertilizer onto the site the state is spending billions to clean up. The request from Florida Crystals and A. Duda and Sons is supported by state Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel Vinyard and South Florida Water Management District officials. But environmentalists arent happy.The state of Florida is putting 13,952 acres of state land off the table as a possible solution to future problems, said Charles Lee, director of advocacy for Audubon of Florida. It is passing up an opportunity.Environmentalists have agreed to allow Florida Crystals to continue sugar farming on 7,862 acres in the Everglades Agricultural Area because they believe the company is holding the state hostage and wont allow a crucial next step to go forward in the Everglades cleanup plan if they dont get the deal.But environmentalists strongly oppose the Duda deal, which would allow that company to continue to grow vegetables on 6,089 acres of land and pump 339 tons of fertilizer each year into the Everglades, exacerbating the cleanup problem the state is spending billions to fix. They want the state to require Duda to reduce its phosphorous run-off in exchange for the favorable no-bid contract.One of Marathons most iconic watering holes is closed for the foreseeable future.Famous for its Sunday night jam sessions and waterfront Boot Key Harbor location, Dockside Bar & Grill co-owner Brian Sweeney said Monday that the business has been closed since mid-December for significant renovations.Basically, were rebuilding the floor, he said. Were going to put in new pilings and make the building safer than it was. You cant have people in a restaurant if youre concerned about the floor.Sweeney said the repairs were a long time coming because of concrete poured improperly some 20 years before. He said hes been working with an architect and general contractor on the project. Sweeney said it was an owners decision to move forward with the remodel. He said the decision did not involve lessees Tony and Caitrin Piscetello. We just decided we wanted to get it done. Whatever he has planned, well discuss it with him, Sweeney said. Caitrin declined to discuss specifics, but said she and her husband would not be involved with the reopening of the bar. We are not opening it back up; weve removed ourselves from the location, she said. The building has needed repair for quite some time and they came in to fix it. Dockside has undergone change in recent years. Sweeney said it was sold to L & E Entertainment four or five years ago, L& E later defaulted on the mortgage and turned it back over to Servais, Sweeney and Johnson Property Company LLC. The Piscetellos took over one year ago. Sweeney said hes already had several inquiries about the business, and that youve got to kiss a lot of toads before you find the right match. Ive gotten a lot of interest, he said. Sweeney added that renovations would likely carry on through the end of tourist season, so renovations wont be rushed. There is no target date to reopen, he said. 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The 19th Annual Master Chefs ClassicA Culinary Tasting & Competition To Benefit MARCThe Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens (Providing Life Services for Monroe Countys Developmentally Disabled Residents)Sunday,January 27,2013 4 to 7 PM on the Key West Westin Resort Pier 245 Front St.Featuring the following fine restaurants:The Roof Top Cafe Latitudes on Sunset Key Bistro 245 Hot Tin Roof A & B Lobster House The Strip House Croissants de France Alonzos Oyster Bar Bagatelle Restaurant Cheeseburger La Trattoria Better Than Sex Dessert RestaurantTickets on sale now at MARC Plant Store,1401 Seminary St or www.keystix.comThe event would not be possible without out great sponsors: Blaze closes Card Sound RoadFire damaged two boats at the popular Alabama Jacks bar and restaurant on Card Sound Road in North Key Largo Tuesday morning.The blaze was reported at 8:24 a.m. and its billowing black smoke caused one of the two roads leading in and out of the Keys to be closed for more than an hour, said Deputy Becky Herrin, Monroe County Sheriffs Office spokeswoman.She said, fire on one boat quickly spread to the other. No injuries were reported. Firefighters from Ocean Reef, Key Largo and Miami-Dade County battled the flames. Members of the U.S. Coast Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission also responded No cause for the fire was given late Tuesday, and its unclear whos responsible for investigating it since Alabama Jacks is right over the Monroe County line in Miami-Dade.Boats damaged at popular Alabama JacksReporter StaffNORTH KEY LARGOAUXILIARY BOARD Mariners Hospital CEO Rick Freeburg has installed the 2013-15 board of directors of the hospitals auxiliary.They are (from left) George Geisler,president;Kathleen Violette,first vice president;Chris Elwood,membership chair;Mary Dawson, recording secretary;Judi Bray,corresponding secretary;Gloria McMillan,treasurer;and hospital gift-shop co-chairs Carolyn Hanford,Nancy Watkins and Gloria Higgins.Norma Kaub,third vice president,was not available for the photo.In 2012,auxiliary members volunteered 17,633 hours at the hospital. Dockside closes indefinitelyOwner:Major repairs need to be doneBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYThe Dockside Bar & Grill on Sombrero Boulevard in Marathon has been closed since mid-December for major renovations.The popular waterfront bar is famous for its long-running weekly Sunday night jam sessions.Growers want no-bid accessCabinet takes up farm firms request todayMiami HeraldEVERGLADES D
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM WEDNESDAY,JANUARY 23,2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B Guacamole time Guacamole we offer some twists on what is traditionally a Super Bowl favorite.Recipes, 4B Concert series Impromptu Concerts enters its 40th year bringing classical music to the Keys.Story, 3B B Sports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle Photo by BERT BUDDEEven without jumping,Pine Crests 6-foot-10 Antonio Vrankovic presents a tall obstacle for Key Wests LanreScott,whos driving to the basket during Mondays Conch victory.Conchs lap defending state championDefending state champion Pine Crest had the height, a marvelous shooter and a renowned coach. Key West had the legs and the grit and in the end, legs and grit prevailed, 75-71, in overtime, in a stirring, frenzied Martin Luther King Day boys basketball matinee at the Bobby Menendez Gym. The Conchs, with a 66-64 lead, appeared to be on the verge of winning in regulation, but Kalvin Cline, a 6foot-5 senior who displayed a vast array of offensive skills in scoring 32 points, swished a shot from the top of the key at the buzzer. Pine Crest players rushed down the floor, believing they had won, 67-66, but the shot was ruled a two-pointer. I was watching, and he had a foot on the [threepoint] line, said Key West coach Anton Lopez. The last part of the fourth quarter was a swirl of turnovers, with both teams failing to execute in-bounds passes. The Conchs had taken a 66-64 lead when Tony German rebounded his own missed free throw to score a layup. The four-minute overtime begun before a screaming crowd of perhaps 150 at first went Pine Crests way. The Panthers went ahead, 70-67, and were set to lengthen the lead until Cline was called for an offensive foul while driving to the basket. What a home job, fumed Pine Crest coach David Beckerman.The Conchs, though, committed a turnover, and then fouled Cline, who made one of two free throws for a 71-67 lead with a minute left.Key West then ran off the games last eight points aPine Crest is stunned by the defeatBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BOYS HOOPS Lady Dolphins: ChampionsThere will be a new banner hanging in the Marathon High School gymnasium next year. For apparently the first time in school history, the Dolphins are the District 161Agirls soccer champions. They defeated Westminster Christian School Friday, 3-0, at tournament host Palmer Trinity School in Miami.Coach Cindy Durkin says the shutout score was hardly indicative of the flow of the game. It makes it sound a lot less close than it was, she said.Afortuitous bounce put the Dolphins (9-7-3) up 1-0 just after the 4:00 mark in the first half. We crossed the ball into the box and put pressure on. Chandler [Elliot] kicked it and it went off of one of the Westminster players, Durkin said. The goal allowed Marathon to sit back, play more defensively and protect its lead. The Warriors responded by adding an extra midfielder from its back line to generate offense. They definitely went into an attacking formation and tried to even up the game, Durkin said, noting several solid saves by goalie Sacha Olivera helped maintain the lead heading into halftime. Westminster probably had possession 60 percent [of the time] to our 40. We were trying to hold tight to that 1-0 lead, she said. The second half started out much the same until Regan Durkin got loose and fired a shot over the Westminster keepers head for a 2-0 lead. When she scored that goal, the team went on fire. It was the momentum we needed. The last 30 minutes of the game, we had possession 70 percent, coach Durkin said.For good measure the Dolphins added a third goal with just five seconds remaining in regulation (79:55 mark).We were awarded a free kick and Regan put it in and Taylor [Konrath] had a jumping header to put it in [the goal]. The team played the best Ive ever seen them play. There were no weak points, coach Durkin said.The Dolphins are scheduled to host a regional playoff game at 7 tonight against District 15 runner-up Dade Christian School. The Crusaders defeated the Dolphins, 4-2, in a physical game in Miami in midDecember.Should they win tonight, the Dolphins would host the winner of the District 15 championship between Miami Country Day and Westminster on Saturday at 7 p.m.Team hosting Dade Christian at 7 tonightBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON GIRLS SOCCERSmiths 29 lead EaglesArain of three-pointers helped turn a close game into a Friday runaway for Island Christian Schools boys basketball Eagles. The Eagles (7-3) picked up the pace in the second half to stagger visiting Divine Savior Academy, 74-37. Island Christian hit seven 3pointers against Divine Saviors Sharks (1-12). The win helped the Eagles get back on track after a rough two-loss road stretch, including a Thursday 73-50 setback to Colonial Christian. We got a little too overconfident after a series of early-season wins, Eagle coach Marcus Martin said. The losses to Calusa Prep and Colonial served as a wakeup call.Island Christian took a 2922 halftime lead Friday despite struggling with shooting and execution against the Sharks, Martin said.Then in the third, youngTeam rebounds from 2 losses, beats DivineICS BOYS HOOPSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWIsland Christians Shaka Smith (45) finds a lane through the Divine Savior defense to score two of his game-high 29 points in the Eagles74-37 win Friday. Hurricanes look to advanceCoral Shores Highs boys soccer Hurricanes made plans for todays District 162ATournament semifinal round, although their invitation was not confirmed. The Canes (9-6-1) drew Florida Christian for Tuesdays first-round match against Florida Christian (results pending at press time) at tournament host Ransom Everglades. The winner of that firstround game moved to todays 7 p.m. semifinal against Gulliver Prep, holder of an opening bye.Not to say were looking past Florida Christian, Coral Shores head coach Jorge Bosque said Monday, but we are working on some district scenarios that include things we need to get a good performance against Gulliver.The Canes defeated Florida Christian twice in the regular season. If Coral Shores advanced, the Canes return to Ransom Everglades today. Semifinal winners take the field Saturday at Ransoms Coconut Grove campus. The Canes could not overcome numbers in Fridays regular-season finale, a 3-2 loss to Keys Gate Charter. We played about half the match with only nine guys on the field after two doubleyellow cards, Bosque said. Adouble-yellow card forces the player to the sidelines, and he cannot be replaced on the field. The Hurricanes went up 2-1 over Keys Gate on two breakaway goals by Paul Pauchey. But with Keys Gate playing 11 against nine, the Sharks scored two late goals for the win. Goaltender Sal Barrios played a strong game against tall odds, Bosque said.The district semifinal set for todayCORAL SHORES BOYS SOCCERBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comFinally, Dolphin boys winIt didnt come easy, but the Marathon High School boys basketball team held on to earn its first victory of the season Friday over Palmer Trinity School. Coach Kevin Freeman said it didnt matter how they got there after the 50-39 win was secured. It was the Dolphinsfirst win in 14 games. It was a total team effort and it felt like winning the Super Bowl. Obviously, that was the high point of our season. It was a great winLead nearly slips away in fourthBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON HOOPS Marathons Arie Stewart (No.12) and Cooper Chaplin vie for a rebound during a 50-39 win against Palmer on Friday.It was the Dolphins first win in 14 games this season.Photo courtesy KAREN McKEONSee Hurricanes,2BSee Dolphins,2BSee Conchs,2BSee Eagles,2B
Nine sails take the PresidentialThe crew of the Viva La Vida took top honors at the 23rd annual Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament, which ended Saturday after three days of fishing.Anglers John Cole, Jimmy Fickling, Eric Darville and Travis Upchurch, guided by Capt. Nick Ewald, released nine sailfish. Ewald won the Outstanding Captain Trophy and Fickling took home Outstanding Mate honors.Eighty-two anglers fishing on 23 boats from Cheeca Lodge in Islamorada competed. Overall 104 sailfish were released and 125 hookups were reported. Four sailfish were tagged for future tracking.Cole, an Alpharetta, Ga., hair restoration doctor, said the key to their win was running for showers of sailfish and looking for the telltale signs of birds and bait fish to lead them to the hot spots. Cole formed the Viva La Vida team in 2005 and is now in first place in the Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship, which is a sailfish tournament series.The Grand Champion Angler was Peter Adrian from Miami, who released six fish aboard the Four Aces .Second-place team honors went to the Reel McCoy anglers Larry Amyotte, Sean Smith, Eric Overhardt and Justin Miller. Capt. George McElveen and mates Miller and Eric Ehlers led the anglers to nine fish was behind Coles team in time.The Most Tagged Fish trophy went to Capt. Rob Dixons Challenger II with anglers Jessie Laboef and Brian Devries tagging two fish.Overall,125 fish hooked in tourneydrive by burly Anthony Rice, four calmly shot free throws by Luis Acosta and a layup by Daniel Thompson. Pine Crest made two turnovers and missed a field goal in the last 55 seconds.I had to make them, Acosta, normally so-so from the line, said of his foul shots.I had faith in him, Thompson said in the courtyard sunlight outside the gym. Thompson, who score 16 points, added, We wanted to run them out of the gym. They were bigger but slower.The biggest of the Panthers was sophomore Antonio Vrankovic, who, at 6-10 and dubbed the Croatian Sensation, towered over everyone. He struggled in the first half, but scored four baskets in the third quarter and finished with 12 points. Key West was led by Rice, who had 18 points in his first game of the season after being suspended. Thirteen came after the first half. It was good to be back with my guys, he said with a smile. I was a little rusty at first.Elliott Valdez scored 13 points, Acosta 12, Lanre Scott 11 and German five for the Conchs, who improved to 7-8. They were coming off a rare doubleheader Friday night (a 70-65 victory over Monsignor Pace and a 60-43 loss to Champagnat Catholic).Pine Crest was the team the Conchs had expected to host last season in the regional finals of the state playoffs but that game never happened because Key West lost in the semifinals to end a 161 season. Beckerman, the 70ish coach (and a real-estate developer), arrived at the gym Monday with the news that his 12-7 team was rebuilding, that his leading scorer was attending the presidential inauguration, and that Cline and teammate Ethan Goldman had driven down on their own from Fort Lauderdale earlier in the day after making college visits. Gray-haired and natty in a tattersall shirt and purple paisley tie, Beckerman harped at the officials throughout the game, turning to the stands with expressions of disbelief. Afterward, he had some words for his Panthers as they got ready to leave for home in their yellow bus. And then he left too in a Mercedes. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday,January 23,2013 At Beautiful Rainbow Bend Resort Mile Marker 58,Grassy Key Reservations 289-1554 Credit Cards Accepted The only thing we overlook is the ocean.Open 7 days a week Dinner 4:30 10pm Breakfast 7:30 10amCasual,Gourmet Oceanfront Dining Rack of Lamb Tender...delicious... A hint of rosemary LAttitudes review Feb. 1, 2002 Sunset DinnersNo w only $15.95per person7 nights a week(except holidays)Must be seated by 5:15 pm Custom WoodPlantation ShuttersAdd Beauty to your home... Free EstimatesDesign & InstallationLifetime WarrantyArched Panels, French Doors, Etc.Local Referrals AvailableGUARANTEED LOWEST PRICES10 Day Delivery Time Shutters by Drew 15 Years of Experience (239) 265-1259 License # 0400562 Thriller ends with champs defeatedFrom Conchs,1B but lets not let that be it for us, he said. The boys built a 17point halftime lead that dwindled to just three early in the fourth quarter, leaving a victory in doubt. Shemar Fantroy made the most of his first start of the season, following up a season-high 14-point effort against Westminster Christian School with a solid all-around performance against the Falcons. Fantroy scored 12 points to go along with four rebounds, three steals and three assists. He also played the point position on the Dolphins1-3-1 zone defense. Hes got really long arms and deflected a lot of passes. He probably had six or seven deflections and three steals. The last two games are the best hes ever played, Freeman said. Freeman said point guard Dominic Cavitt continued his good play of late, controlling the tempo of the game. He had six points, three assists and two steals. Nelson Rojas led the Dolphins with 14 points, while Arie Stewart had six points and five rebounds. Marathon jumped out to a 14-6 lead after the first quarter and built the lead to 30-13 at the break. Rojas had eight first-half points, while Patrick Ryan had five and Richie Wells four. But Palmer outscored the Dolphins 15-3 in the third and closed the gap to 33-28. The Falcons scored the first basket of the fourth quarter to make it 33-30.But the he Dolphins built the lead up to seven points with around two minutes left in and planned to work the ball around and drain the clock. But Fantroy had other ideas, nailing a threepointer to make it a 10-point lead to secure the win.Palmer fouled to extend the clock at the end of the game and shot 6-for-9 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter.The Dolphins are scheduled to visit Key West High School Thursday at 7:30 p.m.Girls fallThe Lady Dolphins basketball team lost its Friday game against Palmer Trinity, 64-24. The Falconsdefense smothered the Dolphins offense, holding Marathon to 10 points or less in each quarter. Palmer led 26-10 at the half and outscored the Dolphins 38-14 in the second half. JohnNisha Qualls led the Dolphins with 11 points, while Gardine Raymond had seven. Marathon (8-9) is scheduled to host Barbara Goleman High School today at 5 p.m. The girls regular-season finale is slated for Friday at 4 p.m. at Keys Gate Charter School.Like winning Super BowlFrom Dolphins,1B standouts Shaka Smith and Jeremy Ford sparked a 23point barrage that gave the Eagles an insurmountable 52-27 lead heading into the final period. We came out with more fight and energy, Martin said.Smith, an eighth-grader, scored a game-high 29 points with three treys and several fast-break buckets after takeaways. Sophomore Jeremy Dorn (24 points) and eighthgrader Dylan Kling (10) each had two 3-pointers. Bernye Estevez ran the point for the Eagles, and Chris OBerry did a solid job on the boards. Both are freshmen. Were still very young and learning, Martin said. But were pretty decent. The Eagles headed into the stretch run of the regular season with a Tuesday home game against District 16-2Afoe Redland Christian Academy (results pending at press time). The four-team district tournament begins Feb. 5. The playing site has not been finalized but Island Christians Family Life Center is among the possibilities.District play starts Feb. 5From Eagles,1BCoolertemps to spurcatchesRumor has it theres a pair of cold fronts approaching. If they indeed show up, hopefully well slip back into a more normal wintertime fishery. Although the fishing has been excellent overall, a little blast of cooler weather should spur on our seasonal pelagics, sailfish and kingfish.The best sailfishing remains in the areas where theres an abundance of ballyhoo on the main reef. Right now, thats Islamorada and Big Pine Key. Mixed in with the sails have been a few kingfish and some real nice blackfin tuna, most in the 10to 15-pound class, with the occasional fish over 20. Cooler water temps will stimulate the king mackerel to feed more aggressively. They are plenty of them around; however, it seems theyre waiting for the optimum conditions to put on the feed bag. With fishing conditions more like April than January, the yellowtail snapper bite has been outstanding on the reef line. There are many reports of lots and lots of flags (fish over 20 inches). The back-to-back cold fronts predicted may put a slight damper on this fishery, although it will still be worth trying simply because the size of the fish is extraordinary for this time of year.Quite a few nicesize mutton snappers are mingled with the yellowtails, so it pays to have a slightly heavier rod ready to go should one show up in your slick.There are also smaller kings, in the 8to 10-pound range, as well as plenty of nice-size cero mackerel patrolling the main reef line. On the SeaSquared we use a jig with a shrimp and small trace of wire tossed far back in our slick and retrieved quickly and erratically. If you can find them, live pilchards also work well.The weeks bestIslamoradas Capt. Greg Poland reports the redfishing has been out of sight in the shallows around Flamingo. His anglers are catching them on fly, spin and with a tipped jighead with a live shrimp. Capt. Jeff Shelar, of Catch-Em-All Charters at Captain Pips Marina and Hideaway in Marathon, saw lots of great action on the reef for kings and some big Spanish. In the Gulf, his anglers caught snapper, blue runners, jacks and some medium-size blacktip and blacknose sharks. Shelar traveled all the way to Tennessee Light to go sailfishing and was rewarded with four landings on six hookups, to the delight of angler John Leech from New York City. The SeaSquared opted fished on the reef and in the bay.The Deelsnyder, Duncan, Powell, Ulinski and Townsend groups fished on the reef and near the Seven Mile Bridge. They caught hogfish, king and cero mackerel, sheepshead, muttons, mangroves and lots of yellowtails, many of which were flags. Sixteen-year-old Jordan Deelsnyder reeled in a monster 15-pound mutton on 12-pound test all on her own.The Olund and Jordan groups fished in the bay/gulf waters and landed hogfish, snappers and cero mackerel. The highlight for Matt Jordan was fighting and releasing a 100-pound Goliath grouper along with a few blacktip sharks. Capt. Jeff Knapp, of Beckoning Charters in Marathon, went five for nine on an evening tarpon trip. The fish were 20 to 70 pounds, and red and white lures were the ticket.Capt. Moe Mottice, of Moes Custom Charters at Turtle Kraals in Key West, says if you worked real hard offshore in 350 to 400 feet you could pick up a few wahoo and skipjack tuna. On the patch reefs in Hawk Channel, the yellowtails and a variety of sharks kept his anglers busy. And the king and Spanish mackerel ate well in 45 to 65 feet between the red and the green at the Key West buoy.Fishing seminarI have the pleasure of kicking off the Marathon Boat Yard and Marine Centers 2013 seminar series with the topic Fishing the Reef from Top to Bottom. Join us from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at their showroom at 2001 Overseas Highway in Marathon (next to West Marine). There will be drawings for prizes, beverages and popcorn.Casting contestCapt. Spiders Casting for Charity returns Thursday to the 7 Mile Marina/Saltys Waterfront Grill at mile marker 47 bayside in Marathon. The contest runs from 6 to 8 p.m. and benefits the Turtle Hospital.Capt. Chris Johnson is a member of the Yamaha National Fishing Team and specializes in offshore, gulf/ bay, reef/wreck, shark and tarpon fishing with SeaSquared Charters out of Captain Pips Marina and Hideaway Marathon. You can reach him at 743-5305, SeaSquared@ bellsouth.net and www.Sea SquaredCharters.com.But sailfish are crowding some areasFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSChris Johnson CaptainsColumn ISLAMORADA FISHING BasketballCoral Shoresboys basketball Canes (6-7) travel to Terra Environmental on Thursday to close a string of five straight road games. The Canes lost three straight before games earlier this week against Miami Country Day and St. Brendan (results pending). The Hurricanes lost a 7742 game Friday at Gulliver Prep, after dropping a 75-38 decision to Westwood Christian (15-4). Coral Shores plays its next home game at 7 p.m. Tuesday (JVat 5:30 p.m.) against local rival Marathon High School.Hoops playsFrom Hurricanes,1B The Viva La Vidashows off all of the flags it came into port with. Each flag represents a released sailfish. Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/Photos
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Aroasted fresh salsa guac.Base recipeFour Hass avocados, skins and pits removed.Four teaspoons lime juice.Half a teaspoon ground cumin.One teaspoon salt.Quarter teaspoon ground black pepper. In a medium bowl, use a fork or potato masher to mash the avocados. The guacamole should be mostly smooth, but with visible chunks. Mix in the lime juice, cumin, salt and pepper. Proceed with the recipe using one of the following mix-in combinations. Guacamole is best served right away and at room temperature. If you must make it ahead and refrigerate it, cover it with plastic wrap, gently pressing the wrap over the entire surface of the guacamole. This, combined with the acid of the lime juice, should prevent the guacamole from browning. Start to finish: 10 minutes. Servings: 12.Hot baconFor sweet heat bacon guacamole, line a rimmed baking sheet with foil, then set a wire rack over it. Coat the rack with cooking spray. Arrange half a pound of bacon evenly on the rack. Sprinkle the tops of the bacon liberally with brown sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes, or until the bacon is lightly browned, crisped and the sugar has caramelized. Let the bacon cool, then cut it into bite-size chunks.Mix a splash of hot sauce (more or less, to taste) into the base guacamole recipe, then mix in three-quarters of the chopped candied bacon. Sprinkle the remaining bacon over the guacamole, then serve. Nutrition information per serving: 200 calories; 170 calories from fat (85 percent of total calories); 18 g fat (4.5 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 15 mg cholesterol; 8 g carbohydrate; 5 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 4 g protein; 320 mg sodium.Chipolte cornIn a medium skillet over medium-high, heat a tablespoon of olive oil. Add a quarter cup diced red onion, one cup of corn kernels (if canned, drain them very well) and three minced cloves of garlic. Saute for two minutes, then remove from the heat and let cool.Stir in one diced canned chipotle pepper (packed in adobo sauce). Stir the mixture into the base guacamole recipe, as well as one tablespoon (more or less, to taste) of the adobo sauce from the can.Nutrition information per serving: 130 calories; 100 calories from fat (77 percent of total calories); 11 g fat (1.5 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 0 mg cholesterol; 8 g carbohydrate; 5 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 2 g protein; 170 mg sodium.Shrimp,mangoFor shrimp and mango guac, get a 9-ounce bag of peeled baby shrimp, then drain and pat them dry. Peel one mango, then cut the flesh away from the pit. Finely chop the mango, then stir it, the shrimp and a hefty splash of hot sauce into the base guacamole recipe. Nutrition information per serving: 140 calories; 90 calories from fat (64 percent of total calories); 10 g fat (1.5 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 30 mg cholesterol; 9 g carbohydrate; 5 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 6 g protein; 200 mg sodium.Roasted salsaFor roasted fresh salsa guacamole, when preparing the base guacamole recipe, omit the salt. Slice a pint of cherry or grape tomatoes in half, then toss them with two tablespoons olive oil, one teaspoon garlic powder, one teaspoon salt and half a teaspoon ground black pepper. Spread the tomatoes evenly over a rimmed baking sheet and roast at 425 degrees for 15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Stir the roasted tomatoes, a 12-ounce jar of roasted red peppers (drained, patted dry and diced), quarter cup diced red onion, one diced jalapeno pepper (with or without seeds, depending on your heat tolerance) and four minced cloves of garlic into the base guacamole recipe. Nutrition information per serving: 150 calories; 110 calories from fat (73 percent of total calories); 12 g fat (2 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 0 mg cholesterol; 9 g carbohydrate; 5 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 2 g protein; 270 mg sodium.Add splash to guacamole for big gameBy J.M.HIRSCHAssociated PressTHE DINING TABLE Associated Press photo by MATTHEW MEADThis is pretty fine-looking shrimp and mango guacamole a perfect dish to watch the Super Bowl on Feb.3. ART UNDER THE OAKS Crowds fill the San Pedro Catholic Church grounds Saturday for the 30th annual staging of the popular Art Under the Oaks event in Tavernier. The event draws artists,sculptors, boutique vendors and more.Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOW
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KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday,January 23,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 340473 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 442008CA000153A001KW SEC.: K THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE SAMI II TRUST 2005-AR2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-AR2, Plaintiff, v. LUANN HUFF ; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICAS WHOLESALE LENDER; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order on Plaintiffs Motion to Cancel and Reschedule Foreclosure Sale dated December 13, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 442008CA000153A001KW of the Circuit Court of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Monroe County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 29 day of January, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the front door of the Monroe County Courthouse, Lester Building, 530 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 41, SECTION B, SUGARLOAF SHORES, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF GOVERNMENTAL LOT 1, GOVERNMENTAL LOT 2, GOVERNMENTAL LOT 3, ALL IN SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 67 SOUTH, RANGE 27 EAST, ON SUGARLOAF KEY AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 158 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any 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. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Cheryl Alfonso 302 Fleming Street Key West, FL 33040 Phone: (305) 292-3423 DATED AT KEY WEST, FLORIDA THIS 17th DAY OF December, 2012 Shonta McLeod Amy Heavilin, Clerk Ad-Interim CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Published January 16, 23, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 344400 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk Ad-Interim Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, will, on the 31st day of January 2013, at 11 oclock a.m., at 500 Whitehead Street Monroe County, in the City of Key West, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH the Following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: UNIT 49, BLOCK 9, KEY WEST ESTATE, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A PARCEL OF LAND IN BLOCK 9, ACCORDING TO THE KEY WEST FOUNDATION COS PLAT NO. 1, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1 PAGE 155 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PARCEL BEING DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 12 OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 AND RUN THENCE EAST A ND PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 375.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH AND PARA LLEL WITH EAST BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 65 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 55 FEET TO THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9; THENCE WEST ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 37.50 FEET; THENCE NORTH AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 55 FEET; THENCE EAST AND PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF THE SAID BLOCK 9 FOR A DISTANCE OF 37.50 FEET BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING Pursuant to ORDER ON PLAINTIFFS MOTION TO RESCHEDULE FORECLOSURE SALE entered in a case pending in said Court, the Style of which is: BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON Plaintiff VS. CAROL CROITORU, et.al Defendant A nd the Docket Number of which is Number 44-2008-CA-2029-K WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 2nd day of January, 2013 A my Heavilin, Clerk Ad-Interim Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida By: Shonta McLeod Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any person claiming as 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. Published January 16, 23, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 345238 The Finance Committee of the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe will meet on January 30, 2013 at 9:00 am at Wesley House Family Services, 1304 Truman Ave. Key West. For additional information, please call 305-296-5557. Mary A. Williams Managing Director -Monroe County Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe Published January 23, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 351619 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF COUNTY ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on February 20, 2013 at 3:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, at the Murray E. Nelson Government Center, 102050 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 102, Key Largo, Monroe County, Florida, the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida, intends to consider the adoption of the following County ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, CREATING NEW SECTION 2-61 OF THE MONROE COUNTY CODE; ESTABLISHING REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES FOR FINGERPRINTING AND BACKGROUND SECURITY SCREENING FOR CERTAIN APPLICANTS, EMPLOYEES, APPOINTEES AND CONTRACTORS IN SECURITY SENSITIVE POSITIONS CRITICAL TO SECURITY OR PUBLIC SAFETY; MAKING RELATED FINDINGS; PROV IDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE MONROE COUNTY CODE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Dated at Key West, Florida, this 16th day of January, 2013. A MY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida (SEAL) Published January 23, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 352673 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The vehicle(s) listed below will be sold at public auction for cash at Florida Keys Towing Inc., 1620 Overseas Hwy, Marathon FL 33050 at 8:00 AM on February 15, 2013 in accordance to Florida Statute Section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. Florida Keys Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles/ vessels are sold as is. 1. UTILITY TRAILER NO VIN Published January 23, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 356139 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: PARADISE TOWING, INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 2/4/2013, 8:30 am at 202 20th St Lot #25, MARATHON, FL 33050, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. PARADISE TOWING, INC. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All sales are final and as is. 1B4HS28Y9WF130896 1998 DODGE 1FDKE37MXRHB04901 1994 Ford 1GCEK19T0XE124771 1999 CHEVROLET JNRDR09X41W203835 2001 INFINITI JS1GN7BA512100870 2001 SUZUKI KNDJD733535043943 2003 KIA MBP15725M83L 1983 MITCH UNK UNK UNK Published January 23, 2013 Florida Keys KeynoterTHANKSGIVING PUPS 2 beautiful males left. Been wormed. White Husky mix. Socialized by a professional. To good responsible homes only! 305-743-2876Marathon Garden Clubs January Jamboree. Sat., 8:30 am-3pm. Free Admission. Plants (mainland vendors), rummage sale, baked goods & more! MM50 Bayside. 743-4971 MARATHON MOVING SALE 558 Sombrero Beach Rd. Furniture, electronics, furniture, kitchenware & much more. Sat., Jan., 1/26, 8AM 1 PM.Carrier central AC / Heat -Infinity series -2 stage compressor handler stand, overflow pan with auto shut off infinity thermostat control $1000. 743-2561 lv message.RIFLE 7MM MAUSER Straight Bolt. Collector grade circa WW I & early WW II Never fired. $600. Call (305) 852-9392. KingMattressSet&Rattan Headboard. King mattress,boxspring&frame, MapleRattanheadboard. Packagedeal...$595 Mattress-$425/Box$100 HeadBoard-$125.00786-282 -firstname.lastname@example.org New Queen Size 5 lb. Memory Foam Mattress (Never used) Cost $1500; will sell $500 cash. 305-434-0557, Key Largo. PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. KEY COLONY BEACH 2 Bdrm suites, 2 Bths, workshop, bonus rooms, carport & garage. 90 ft. canal. Too much to list! $749K. 248-770-4791 Grassy Key for Sale Twin (1/2 duplex) 2 bdr, 1 bath, approx. 900 sq.feet +/-, under house parking, shed, storage room, presently rented great rental history, bamboo floors, re-done kitchen, new appl., owner financing w/ reasonable down $135,000 for more info 1-305294-8885 or cswordie@bellsou th.net to leave contact info 80 Waterfront in GalwayBay 55+ MH park, Marathon. Furn, encl addition, 2/1.5, refurb, 27 boat dock. $45K. $761 lot rent. 305-393-2065; 393-2841KEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. $15,000. Owner financing available. Lot rent $500/mo. 305-522-5841RV/MOBILE HOME LOTS FOR SALE, with transitional building rights, in Key RV Park, Marathon. $65K. 305-743-5164 MAUSELEUM DOUBLE BURIAL NICHE. Miami Memorial Park. Double Burial Niche. Call Peter (786) 419-0943. 2BR/1BA MM 106 B/S Beautiful bayfront location! Modern kitchen. Annual lease. F/L/S. Please call (305) 393-5811 for more info. BPK 2br, 1ba CBS stilt. Behind the Blue Hole. Avail 2/16/13. $1,250/mo F/L/S. Downstairs enclosure, lg shed/workshop, W/D hookup. 305-872-9358 DUCK KEY-Deluxe canal frontspacious home, dockage 2/2, all tile, screened in patio, W/D, A/C, pets ok. $1800/mo +util. FLS. 800-386-7969 HomeforRent-Closeto BoatRamp 2Bedroom/1 Bath,Washer/Dryer,Shed, FencedYard,PetsOK.$1,400 CallLinda305-395-1446 email@example.com HOUSEFORRENT2BR2 BATH 1200SQFT.$1400. FENCEDYARD.LGKITCHEN TILEFLOORSWALK-IN CLOSETWASHERAND DRYER.SOMEPETSOK305 -481-0942 firstname.lastname@example.org KEY LARGO MM96. Ocean side. Direct ocean access w/Ocean views! Furn/unfurn. 2 BR, 2 BA. Short or long term rental. 786-258-3127 OceansideHome KEYLARGOMM96.5Direct oceanaccess.Updated2/2. Lng.Term$1,email@example.com MARATHON Half duplex 2BR, 1BA. $1200/mo. First and Last. 3rd Ave, behind Office Depot. Call Nick 305-522-6567 A MOVE IN NOW from $295 week. MARATHON. Weekly or monthly. Fully furn. All utilities, cable & free WI FI included. 305-289-0800Beautiful Bonefish Towers Unfurn, 1 br, 1 ba, porch overlooks Ocean & Bay!. Pool, tennis, gym, cable. W/D on site. Year to year or longer lease. Dean, 315-523-1284Bonefish Towers! Grd fl condo in Mrthn. 2/2, Ocean view! 2 screen porches, W/D, cable, water. sewer incl. Many amenities! $2000/mo 289-1069 KEYLARGOMM98ADULTS ONLY BEAUTIFUL2/1APT. FULLYFURNISHED,ALL APPLIANCES,C/A,2ND FLOOR.WATERINCLUDED. NOPETS.$975/MO305-4511853 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 LITTLE TORCH KEY 2BR 1BA on swimming canal. Lrg fenced yard, storage, shed. Pets OK. Avail. Feb. $1200 /mo + util. F/L. 305-295-6432 RV LOTS FOR RENT Marathon In Adult Park Please call 305-743-6519 apartmentsforrent Efficency apartmentsforrentincludes electric,water&garbage. Veryprivatearea.screened porch.Washer&Dryeron premises.750or800per month.F.L.S. 305-743-7759 FURNISHEDSMALL1 BEDROOM Kitchenetteand livingarea/privateentry/on canal.Water/electric/cable/wifiincluded.Oneemployed adult,non-smoker,nopets. Deposit,mo.rent,damages. $800305-986-2068 firstname.lastname@example.org KEY LARGO MM 99 1 BR / 1 BA. Quiet, off street parking. Water & hot water incl. $700 / mo. $400 sec. No dogs. (305) 394-2233MARATHON 10881 7th Ave. Gulf. 2 BR, 1 1/2 BA, downstairs unit. Includes Stove & refrigerator. No pets. $1225/mo F/L/S. 740-409-2100MARATHON Large 1 BR APT 2nd level. Conveniently located. New kitchen, W/D, completely furnished. $1150 mo, F/L/S. 305-289-1150 MARATHON STUDIO APT. Furnished, Water & electric included. No pets. $900/mo. F/L/S. 743-0404 MM 82 FAB FURNISHED studio. Tastefully decorated, fully equipped kit., tile floors, A/C, $850 all inclusive. F/L/S Call (305) 481-5803 MM 30.5 BIG PINE KEY U.S. Hwy. 1 Frontage Commerical Space Available $850 / month. Call (239) 541-1678. MARATHON Corner unit office building. Exc business location. 1100 sf. Between Publix & Home Depo, next to Wendys. Jim, 305-481-7557 MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542 PINK PLAZA MM103 For lease executive offices. $200 $300/mo., includes WiFi and utilities. 515-244-1005 FIRST MORTGAGE LOANS Discounted 25%. Currently paying 7.25%. email@example.com. (305) 743-5164 WOW LOOK !!! NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS 100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY REALTORS YOURADHERE!Bothdays$56.00oroneday$31.50Youradwillappearinthe FloridaKeysKeynoter KeyWestKeynoter ,andonourwebsite, KeysNet.com,intheClassifiedMarinesection.ContactClassifiedDept.at743-5551 oremailtoLPreston@keynoter.com CLASSIFIED ADS 743-5551 LITTLE TORCH KEY 2BR 1BA on swimming canal. Lrg fenced yard, storage, shed. Pets OK. Avail. Feb. $1200 /mo + util. F/L. 305-295-6432 RV LOTS FOR RENT Marathon In Adult Park Please call 305-743-6519 apartmentsforrent Efficency apartmentsforrentincludes electric,water&garbage. Veryprivatearea.screened porch.Washer&Dryeron premises.750or800per month.F.L.S. 305-743-7759 FURNISHEDSMALL1 BEDROOM Kitchenetteand livingarea/privateentry/on canal.Water/electric/cable/wifiincluded.Oneemployed adult,non-smoker,nopets. Deposit,mo.rent,damages. $800305-986-2068 firstname.lastname@example.org KEY LARGO MM 99 1 BR / 1 BA. Quiet, off street parking. Water & hot water incl. $700 / mo. $400 sec. No dogs. (305) 394-2233MARATHON 10881 7th Ave. Gulf. 2 BR, 1 1/2 BA, downstairs unit. Includes Stove & refrigerator. No pets. $1225/mo F/L/S. 740-409-2100MARATHON Large 1 BR APT 2nd level. Conveniently located. New kitchen, W/D, completely furnished. $1150 mo, F/L/S. 305-289-1150 MARATHON STUDIO APT. Furnished, Water & electric included. No pets. $900/mo. F/L/S. 743-0404 CLASSIFIED ADS 743-5551
Wednesday,January 23,2013 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 Exp erienced Bookkeeper F/T position in Big Pine (MonFri). Must be proficient in MS Excel. Background check required. Send resume to email@example.com. attn: BOM or fax 305-872-2555. Administrative Assistant Needed for following: Appointment coordination, event and meeting planning, make travel arrangements, record, monitor expenses, raise monthly invoice. Must posses a valid drivers license. This position pays $8.50/hour. Send your resume or cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.orgOffice Manager Full time position. Must be proficient in MS Excel & Word. Background check required. Send resume to seacampfla@ aol.com or fax 305-872-2555.SECRETARYMust be proficient in Word, Excel, and some accounting. P/T may lead to F/T. Long Key. Call for interview 954-804-7308 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 email@example.com Bishop, Rosasco & Co. CPAs. EOE Watersports Attendant F/T for busy co. in Islamorada Must be hardworking & dependable. Weekends & valid DL a must! 305-896-2915 HelpWanted IfyouhaveBoat RentalorMarinaexperience, comejoinVacationBoat RentalsandMarinaJunction foraexciting,fastpaced environmentthatoffersgood payingfullandparttime positions.Wehaveimmediate openingsforthefollowing positions. -BoatDelivery -BoatCleaning/Detailing -FrontCounter/Parts/Service Stopinforanapplicationtoday at4681OverseasHwy,or emailaresume.305-453-6771 firstname.lastname@example.org GATE ATTENDANT/ SECURITY Weekends. MM 88.5. Contact 853-0530 for more information. Certified Home Health Aid needed for female, Marathon. 6 days, available 12 noon 8:30 PM. $11 per hr. Call 631-831-0879 CNA/HHA/HOMEMAKER& COMPANION VistingNurse Association&Hospiceofthe FloridaKeysislookingforparttimeandfull-timeCNAs, HHAsandHomemaker/ Companionsthroughoutthe Keys! Weoffercompetitivewages. Pleaseclickorvisittoapply: hr@VNAHospiceKeys.org 1319WilliamStreet,KeyWest 92001OverseasHighway, Tavernier FRONT DESK CLERK for very busy hotel office. Computer skills required. Must be dependable and have own transportation. 305-664-4740HOUSEKEEPER F/T or P/T Also FRONT DESK CLERK P/T, possibly leading to F/T. Please apply in person, Key Colony Beach Motel, 441 E. Ocean Dr. 289-0411MAINTENANCE PERSON PART TIME Small resort, Long Key. Flexible hours. Call 305-393-2238. OceanHouse-Guest ServicesAgent OceanHouse atMM82inIslamoradais seekingafulltimeGuest ServicesAgent/FrontDesk. Mustbeavailableevenings/ weekends.Computerskills necessary.305-393-1486 email@example.com om THE MOORINGS and MORADA BAY / PIERRES 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: firstname.lastname@example.org WOW LOOK !!! WOW LOOK !!! FULLTIMEPOSITIONOPEN UTILITYCLERKTheCityofKeyColonyBeachisaccepting applicationsforaFULLTIMEUtilityClerk.Experienceinbookkeeping/secretarial/clericalwork/QuickBooks required.Applicantsmustpossessstrongcommunicationskills. Educationrequirement:MinimumHighSchoolGraduatewith5years officeworkexperience.SalaryRange:$35,000.00-$38,000.00based uponqualifications.ApplicationDeadline:February1,2013.Mailresumeto: CityClerk POBox510141 KeyColonyBeach,FL33051 Callforadditionalinformation:305-289-1212EqualOpportunityEmployer MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 Ifyouareupbeat,outgoing, andateamplayer, TheateroftheSeahasan opportunityforyou! ThtfthSilkif PARTTIMEPOSITIONWearelookingfortherightpersontoworkin swimregistrationandourgiftshop.Only experiencedpersonswithhighcustomer servicestandardswillbeconsidered.Mustbe cheerfulandflexibleandabletoworkextra hoursifneededduringhightrafficseasons. Pleaseapplyinperson. ERRegistration/AdmittingClerkEnvironmentalServicesAide RegisteredNursesUltrasound/Vascular/EchoTechMaintenanceTech AccountingManager PharmacyTechP/T Applyonlineat: http://www .f isher menshospital.or g FishermansCommunityHospitalis locatedinMarathon,FLE.O.E./DrugFreeWorkplace/E-verify POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/Care Center Inc. AdultClinical ServicesCoordinator Supervisesadultmental health,substanceabuseand criminaljusticeprograms. FloridaClinicalLicense Required(LMHC,LMFT, LCSW),FloridaQualified Supervisorandmusthave threeyearssupervisory experience.Full-time. SubstanceAbuse Counselor-KeyWest Forincarceratedinmatesin thejailin-houseprogram. Bachelorsdegreerequired; CAPandbilingualpreferred. Full-time. PsychSupport SpecialistsFT KeyWest HSDiplomaorGED Veterans/VeteranFamily memberspreferred BehavioralHealth Technician-Marathon CrisisStabilizationUnit Part-Time BehavioralHealth Therapists providingservicesto childrenandfamiliesat schools,clienthomes andintheMiddleKeys community.Masters required;Licensed preferred.Full-Time. BehavioralHealth Therapist providingservicesto childrenatMarathon HighSchool.Master'srequired;Licensedpreferred.Full-Time.Allapplicantsmustsubmit: 1)Resume;2)threereferences; 3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreeningprior toanyofferofemployment.Sendresumeto hr -email@example.com orvia facsimileto(305)571-9324. EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotapply GETRESULTS with the Keynoters classified section. 743-5551 KEYSNET.COM CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551
KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Wednesday,January 23,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: InventoryTakerWanted Lookingforaninventory counterwithaminimumof5 yearsexperienceincounting conveniencestores,grocery stores,etc. Wespecializeingasstation/cstorefinancialaudits.Mustbe agoodcommunicator, professional,honest,accurate &proficientwith10-key.You musthaveyourownreliable transportation.Lookingtohire tocovertheKeys& Homestead. ContactDon@772-473-1701 772-473-1701 advancedinventorysystems@ yahoo.com LOCAL LAW FIRM SEEKING Real Estase Processor and/or Closer. Experience preferred. Fax Resume to (305)852-8848 FISHING GUIDE S.E. Alaska fishing lodge. USCG Capt lic./6 pack required. Salary, gratuities, room & board. June Sept. Call 1-800-999-0784; 907-225-7906 or fax 907-225-3816. Info@yesbay.com DEPENDABLE, HONEST & RELIABLECOUNTER/COOK PERSON to work P/T, for tourist attraction in Grassy Key. 305-743-0674, leave msg 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 Servers & Cooks, Dinner Line Cooks & Bus Person, at Hideaway Cafe. Call Robert at 289-1554 10am-12pm for appointment.NOWHIRING SERVER AND PART-TIME KITCHEN HELP. Apply at the Stuffed Pig, Marathon. WORK ON THE OCEAN Cabana Breezes now hiring Line Cooks Prep Person P/T Hostess Servers Apply 401 E. Ocean Dr., KCB. STORE CLERK Seafood retail experience preferred. Marathon location. Please call for interview 305-304-5992 EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair technician. Must have valid drivers license and tools! Call (305) 664-3662. Part time Captain needed for inshore / backcountry fishing business in Islamorada. Must have 6 pk license & drug card. (305) 393-0900, leave msg. 17 Boston Whaler Montauk 1988 Fresh water only, 90HP Yamaha, just rebuilt. Good condition! Asking $6200. Call 307-370-0201, Little Torch 20 PRO-LINE 2004 Walk around. Merc 150 XL O/B. Low hr. GPS w/sounder, FF, mini-map, VHF, bimini, porta pottie. $12,900. 305-735-4730 1996MariahShabah20ft Excellentcondition.Runs great.5.7LMercruiser.Rebuilt carb.Recentlydetailed.NADA $6900.ITHASNEVERBEEN INSALTWATER,EVER.No rustorcorrosiononboator engine.Withcover,bimini, trailer.Pricenegotiable. CudjoeKey.$6,firstname.lastname@example.org 22 console 115hp Yamaha, 4 stroke. $4900. 19 Wellcraft console $ 3200. Call 309-678-7744, Marathon 25 Mako CC, T-150 Mercs. Very clean, one owner, lift kept, T-Top, electronics, head, canvas, windlass, must see! $29,995. 732-887-4816 27 Hells Bay 2004 Twin 225 Yamahas. Newly serviced, bottom painted. Ready to go! $45,000. 305-743-5623 33 FORTIER 1988 Twin Perkins, flybridge, sport fisherman. Appr at $135K, ask $45K or trade for RE or auto Free dockage. 305-942-3055 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 FOR SALE OR TRADE 23 Suncoast with trailer. 200 HP Suzuki. Needs TLC. $3000 obo. 305-664-1286 Pontoon-CrestFamilyFish 2001Tri-toon140hpJohnson (2006)Doublebimini;trolling motor;notrailer.Usedfor offshore&backcountry fishing,water-skiingand diving.Roomyandstable. $8,500305-849-4740 email@example.com HobieGetaway2011 wings, trapwires,harness,2hp Honda,motorbracket.No trailer.SummerlandKey.Like NewPaid$8,500-Asking $6,000305-849-4740 firstname.lastname@example.org 55 BOATSLIP FOR SALE OR LEASE in Islamorada. Yacht Club membership incl. $500 / month. Great location! Call 305-393-7494. Boat slip for rent $200/mo. MM 99 oceanside. Up to 40 ft. catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric included. (305)942-3055 DEEP WATER DOCKAGE Prime Key Largo location. Boats up to 50. Reasonable. 305-522-1905 DOCKAGE AVAILABLE MM 103 Oceanside $10 a foot, Live Aboards okay Utilities Available (305) 905-6867 DOCK WITH LIFT Up to 35 boat. Water & electric included. Long Key area. No liveaboards. $300/mo. 305-393-2238 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. $20,000 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 IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. 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