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Title: Florida Keys keynoter
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Place of Publication: Marathon Fla
Publication Date: 02-09-2013
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778679022222 Classifieds . . .8B Living . . . .3B Business . . .7A Obituaries . . .2A Opinion . . .6A Sports/Outdoors .1B Crossword . . .7BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,FEBRUARY 9,2013 VOLUME 60,NO.12 25 CENTS How quaintWho uses a pay phone these days? Hardly anyone. Thats why Key West looks at removing the few that remain in the city.Story, 4A In LAttitudesChill out at the Islamorada Moose Feb.16-17 when the lodge hosts its Chili Cook-Off.Story, 4B Member FDICEqual Housing Lender Need A Loan? Call Us! 305-296-8535 KeysBank.com AniMadruga (305) 308-3210NMLS#: 812674 BrianBarroso (305) 393-4669NMLS#: 812460 KurtLewin (305) 304-4187NMLS#: 812476 Smith (305) 942-4821NMLS#: 518207 LoriBailey (305) 304-6991NMLS#: 812459 With a blizzard blitzing the northeast this weekend,the Keys Tourist Development Council picked the perfect time to wrap Penn Station in Lower Manhattan with huge Keys-loving messages 64 in all at the major transportation hub.The $250,000 ad campaign, the second straight year its been done,will remain in place throughout February.FBI questions city leadersAfederal investigation into a Middle Keys murderfor-hire plot has apparently led authorities to begin asking about goings-on at Marathon City Hall. The FBI has spoken with two City Council members, requested an interview with another and, according to several sources close to the situation, interviewed or attempted to interview numerous city staffers.Contacted Friday, City Attorney John Herin refused to comment on whether he sat in on FBI interviews with City Manager Roger Hernstadt and Planning Director George Garrett, or advised them not to sit for interviews.Hernstadt did not return three phone messages Thursday and Friday, while Garrett did not return several calls to his office and cell phone. Mayor Mike Cinque told the Keynoter the FBI interviewed him on Jan. 23, and that his personal attorney and Herin were there. Herin wanted to be there and he said it was a good idea for me to take my attorney along. The worst thing you can do is not take your attorneys advice, he said. Cinque declined to discuss specifics of the meeting, outside of the fact that it was mostly regarding murder-forhire suspect Dennis Zecca. Zecca, a part-owner of the Marathon Marina and Boatyard and a former U.S. Coast Guard Station Islamorada commander, was arrested Dec. 21 for what federal authorities say was an unsuccessful attempt to pay $20,000 or a kilo of cocaine for the murder of Marathon Realtor Bruce Schmitt. Cinque did confirm that what he discussed with the FBI were things that Bruce had said to them. Ill be honest: Everything they asked me was pretty much a matter of public record. There really wasnt much there, so I think they were just following up on people making a lot ofCouncil members confirm agents came calling; city attorney put out warningsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON AT PENN STATION,DREAMS OF THE KEYS Finally, some cohesiveness to fish rules?Rules for fishing Florida Keys waters baffle anglers and commercial crews like few other areas on Earth. In the Keys, regulations made by two separate federal agencies and a state commission collide at vague junctures out on the blue horizon.There are so many different jurisdictions at the state and federal levels, said Bill Kelly, executive director of the Florida Keys Commercial Fishermens Association. Throw in state parks, national parks, the [Florida Keys National Marine] sanctuary, special fishing zones.... Its reached a level of absurdity.Federal fishery managers take a stab at the quandary when the Joint Committee on South Florida Management Issues, a panel of fishery experts, holds its first meeting on the Internet.This is a situation thats been years in the making, said Bob Mahood, executive director of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council. In the Keys, its like it can be legal to catch the fish on one side of U.S. 1 but illegal if you cross the road.The effort to resolve conflicting rules, bag limits and seasons (mostly on reef fish species like yellowtail snapper, mutton snapper and grouper) doesnt promise a new Keys-specific region with its own rules something long desired by local fishers.If they did that, it would be great, Islamorada charter captain Bruce Anderson saidPanel tackling confusing Keys regulationsFISHINGBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSnowbird faces prison stretchADuck Key snowbird is facing a potential 1,000-year prison sentence following his conviction on 50 counts of federal mail fraud stemming from a scheme to rip off people through small-claims courts.Bernard Seidling, 61, who splits his time between the Middle Keys and Eau Claire, Wis., was convicted Dec. 26 in U.S. District Court in Madison, Wis. Sentencing is set for March 21 before Judge Barbara Crabb in Madison.The U.S. Attorneys Office for western Wisconsin explained Seidlings scheme, which ran from 2003 to 2009, thusly:Seidling filed suits in Wisconsin small-claims courts against individuals and corporations in which he lied about their addresses and attempts to serve them. He submitted false documents to convince the smallclaims courts that he had process servers attempt to serve the defendants when, in fact, those attempts either had not been made or, as Seidling knew, would be unsuccessful because he knew the defendants did not live at the addresses he had provided.In each of these lawsuits, Seidling usually claimed the maximum allowed of $5,000.... He hid filings of the lawsuits from the victims of his schemeSeidling guilty of 50 counts of mail fraudDUCK KEYKeynoter Staff SEIDLINGSee Fraud,2ASee Fishing,2ARealtor urged state to probe Cay ClubsIn the wake of the Securities and Exchange Commissions civil fraud charges filed against five Cay Clubs executives last week, one real estate agent near Clearwater says she pleaded with several state agencies backed with volumes of documentation for more than five years to investigate the development company to no avail. The agent shared documents she obtained that reveal the complex ways Cay Clubs founder Dave Clark and his colleagues, whom SEC investigators say ran a $300 million Ponzi scheme, set up more than 100 companies that lured more than 1,000 investors during the real estate boom in the earlyto mid-2000s.Clark, who ran Cay Clubs from Key Largo and now lives in the Cayman Islands, could not be reached for comment. His lawyer, Jeffrey Cox, did not return an e-mail with questions about Cay ClubsClearwater operations.The Realtor represented clients trying to sell units at the Clearwater Cay Club condominiums in the aftermath of Cay Clubsreal estate empire crumbling in 2008. The properties were cheaply renovated, the agent said, to resemble high-end Las Vegas resorts. Some investors paid more than $1 million for units that the Realtor said were worth about $550,000 during the height of the real estate boom. Other people paid about $800,000 for homes worth much less, even back then. In the end, most of the units went into foreclosure, she said. The Clearwater Cay Club consisted of 12 apartment buildings bought by Sunvest Resort Communities, out of Hallandale Beach, in August 2004. The buildings were called the Grand Venezia at Baywatch.Condo lawThe documents, the agent says, show how Cay Clubs companies may have violated state condominium laws by selling much of the landHer evidence apparently was pushed asideBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comIN THE COURTSSee Cay Clubs,2ASee FBI,3A


on which the condos were built to third parties for about $28 million. That land, under state law, belongs to the condominium unit owners, the agent said.All the condominiums at the Grand Venezia at Baywatch and other Cay Club communities were sold without the conveyance of land and improvement/amenities in direct conflict and violation of the residential condominium conversion application submitted and approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, the agent said.But Sandi Poreda, a spokeswoman with DBPR, the agency that approved the condo conversion, said it does not appear from any of the documents filed with her agency that any member of the condominium association owned any of the common areas except for the individual unitswater heater. She said if the declaration of condominium does not list what the common elements of the property are, the unit owners do not necessarily own them.In February 2010, these documents, some of which were found sitting in boxes next to Cay ClubsClearwater office dumpsters, were sent to several agencies, including the Florida Attorney Generals Office, the DPBR and the Florida Department of Financial Services. It is not clear if any of the agencies investigated.The documents also suggest Sunvest Resort Communities was always the owner of the Clearwater Cay Club from the time Sunvest bought the 24-acre property in August 2004 to at least 2006.Deception?Some investors were under the impression a company Clark set up called DC703 was the owner. DC703 actually leased the land from Sunvest, according to the documents reviewed by The Reporter But DC703 was listed as owner of the property in applications to the state for residential condominium conversion. In an Oct. 8, 2004, letter written by one of Clarks attorneys to the city of Clearwater, the attorney says DC703 intended to create a residential condominium in the city. And in an Oct. 27, 2004, affidavit signed by Dave Schwarz, Cay Clubs then-chief financial officer, Schwarz said the document was submitted to prove to the state that DC703 owned the land that was to be developed.E-mails sent to the Realtor in September 2009 by Rudolph Prinz, then-chief of DBPRs Bureau of Standards and Registration, defended DBPRs decision to approve the conversion. Poreda, the DBPR spokeswoman, said ownership would not change our acceptance of the filing, since DC703 had an interest to purchase the land the condominium was developed on.Sunvest was the financial backer of the more than 2,000 units and 900 boat slips Cay Clubs owned in the Keys, which were never renovated as promised to investors.Clark and Schwarz launched Cay Clubs in 2004 and operated it from Clarks then home in Key Largo, the agency said. The venture eventually encompassed a web of more than 100 companies and 150 bank accounts. Schwarz is also named in last months SEC complaint as one of the five executives investigators allege to have swindled investors while enriching themselves.One of the most appealing parts of the sales pitch was the so-called leaseback provision, where investors would buy condo units and Cay Clubs would rent them back for an approximate two-year period. This, according to the sales pitch, would allow investors to cover their mortgage for the initial two-year period while the units were renovated to be sold at a high rate of return.But according to the SECs complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Miami, Investors were promised immediate income from a guaranteed 15 percent return and a future income stream through a rental program that Cay Clubs managed. But instead of using investor funds to develop resort properties and units, the Cay Clubs executives used new investor deposits to pay leaseback returns to earlier investors. Realtor alerted the stateFrom Cay Clubs,1A KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,February 9,2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.8069 SUN.7969 MON.8070 TUES.8172 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 following beaches have health advisories against swimming:South Beach,Key West.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427,USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158, Marathon,Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys.Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald.Keynoter mail subscriptions:$64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state.Please call for all other rates,including overseas mail.Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon,Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158,MARATHON,FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier,FL 33070 Newsroom .(305) 852-3216 Advertising .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O.Box 500158) Marathon,FL 33050-0158 Newsroom .(305) 743-5551 Advertising .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . .(305) 743-9586 E-mail keynoter@keynoter.com Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers.Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551.After hours,call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSTwo charged with coke traffickingTwo Marathon residents were jailed Thursday, charged with cocaine trafficking when Sheriffs Office detectives raided their condo at Boatmans Sombrero Resort. When the detectives served a search warrant at Unit 202, they found Melissa Koopman, 39, and Donald Franks, 37. Deputy Becky Herrin said 54 grams of powdered cocaine were found near Franks and another 6 grams were found in Koopmans purse. They also found, she said, $3,282 in cash, scales, plastic bags and glass beakers for cooking crack cocaine. 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 Kirk of the KeysOverseas Highway at 89th Street Marathon MM 51.5 743-4256Staffed Childrens Sunday School & NurserySunday Services 9 a.m. Contemporary11 a.m. Traditionalwww.kirkofthekeys.com Marathon Church Of God800 74th Street,OceanSunday Worship & Children's Church 10:45AM Sunday Evening Worship 6:00PMWednesday Night Bible Study 6:30PMA Pentecostal Ministry with a Prophetic Voice" For God so loved the world..." and so do we! abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+ Celebration of Life for Kathy Kovat Reid On June 12, 2012 Kathy made her transition after a courageous battle with cancer. Kathy was a fine artist, a fine woman and a good wife and friend. She is survived by her loving husband Joshua, sons Andy Preller and Jay (Tracey) Preller and granddaughter Aprile, step-children Denise Daly, Glen Reid, Valrie Barlow, and Wesley Reid and many step-grandchildren. She also leaves behind dear friends in the Florida Keys, Delaware and around the world. Kathy was a member of the artists group on Big Pine Key, an avid and talented ballroom dancer and an accomplished gourmet cook. She also was an active member of Unity of the Keys and a regular student of A Course in Miracles. Kathy will always be remembered as a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and wife. Please come and share your memories of Kathy Kovat Reid at the Celebration of Life service on Sunday, February 17th at 12:30 pm at Unity of the Keys Spiritual Center, 1011 Virginia St. Key West. NARDONE Paula R Nardone died on February 2nd at the age of 65 after a courageous battle with cancer. She passed away at home surrounded by those who loved her. She leaves her partner of 25 years, P. Morgan Hill, her brother, Stephen Nardone, her sisters, Patricia Roderick and Janice Nardone, many nephews and nieces, great nieces and nephews, cousins, and godchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Rosamond (Clarke) Nardone and Pasquale J. Nardone. Paula was born in Roslindale, MA on October, 6, 1947. She received a business degree from Northeastern University, and worked for a time at General Motors. Afterwards, Paula managed the Cavalier Motor Lodge in South Yarmouth, and owned and operated a real estate firm. Paula relocated to the Florida Keys in 1988. Together with P. Morgan Hill, she founded Exit Realty and Florida Keys Rentals, which theyve owned and operated since 2000. She has served as Chairman of the Association of Realtors Education Committee and as President of Marathon in Action. She was very active in the community and will be sorely missed. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, February 10th, at 4pm at the Key Colony Inn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to VNA/Hospice of the Florida Keys 1319 William Street Key West, FL, 33040 Friday. We would love to manage our own fisheries down here.... Right now, we basically have no representation.The federal South Atlantic Council covers ocean waters from Key West to North Carolinas Virginia border. The Gulf of Mexico Council oversees from Key West to Texas.You cant ask people in North Carolina about fishing the Keys, Islamorada charter captain Steve Leopold said. Its subtropical here, which is totally different, even from Miami. The agenda item for the Feb. 25 session includes discussion on Establishing a special management unit that allows for consistent state/federal fishery regulations across the South Florida area. Another topic is Allocation of fisheries landings in Monroe County. The South Florida committee lists five members each from the Gulf Council and South Atlantic Council. It includes Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission managers Jessica McCawley and Martha Bademan, along with south Miami-Dade businessman John Sanchez, a former Keys commercial fishing representative. Mahood said rather than working to make a Keys-specific region, the group will focus on particular fisheries with an eye on creating management plans acceptable to both councils and the state. Its worked for mackerel and spiny lobster, Mahood said. Its about trying to make life easier for fishermen and managers. Leopold said a regional council could take action on species like blackfin tuna, now unregulated. There are no bag limits or size limits on blackfin tuna and catches are way down, he said. They need to regulate that fish today. But since they dont catch blackfin north of Florida, its no big deal to them. Anderson said current closed winter seasons on grouper species help MidAtlantic states in their summer seasons, but harm Keys boats at a time when anglers and fish are here. Kelly said years of advocating for a Florida-specific management council went nowhere. At this point, it aint going to happen, he said. Theres not enough money. The Feb. 25 online session runs from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. Sign up for the webinar at https://www2 .goto eeting.com/register /323435202 .More agreement soughtFrom Fishing,1A(the defendants in the lawsuits) and then obtained default judgments. Once he obtained these fraudulent default judgments, he filed them in the county where the victims actually lived or owned property and also used them to attempt to file wage garnishments against the victims and the victims property.The U.S. Attorneys Office says they were tipped to the scheme from one of the victims who couldnt understand why his salary was being garnished. That led to the larger investigation. Seidling filed for bankruptcy in U.S. District Court in Miami on April 18, 2011, and listed his address as 132 N. Indies Drive, Duck Key. That property, which is owned by a Wisconsin partnership, is assessed at $449,218. Another Duck Key property just down the road at 152 N. Indies lists Christine Seidling Bernards current or former wife as the owner. Its assessed at $1.03 million and has a homestead exemption tied to it, according to the Monroe County Property Appraisers Office. Prosecutors say Bernard Seidling acknowledged he deceived small-claims courts, clerks of court and process servers, but he maintained he did not deceive the actual victims of his scheme to defraud and therefore could not be found guilty. However, Crabb disagreed and convicted him in a non-jury trial. Each conviction is punishable by up to 20 years in prison.Victim tipped the fedsFrom Fraud,1ATowernamed forCabanas?KEY WESTThe Key West City Commission on Tuesday amended a request to the Monroe County Commission asking that the Key West International Airport control tower be named after deceased local aviator Freddy Cabanas. At first, commissioners considered asking the County Commission, which overseas the airport, to name part of or the entire airfield after Cabanas, who died Jan. 15 in a biplane crash near Cozumel, Mexico.Meeting Tuesday, city commissioners heard from Mimi Grantham, the daughter of Sonny and Merili McCoy, the namesakes of the airports McCoy Terminal Complex.Something should be named after Freddy, Grantham said, but I would not like to see a name removed. Merili was a city commissioner while Sonny was a Key West mayor and, later a county commissioner. Commissioner Billy Wardlow, who sponsored the name request, said, There was no intention of ever changing the name. There was no disrespect. That led to an amendment singling out the tower for possible naming. Commissioner Teri Johnston was the lone vote of dissent. Cabanas, 60, operated a biplane tour business from Key West International since 1987. The County Commission meets Feb. 20 at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center in Key Largo. A meeting agenda isnt out yet so its not known if the Cabanas question will be addressed at that meeting.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.com


The majority of the Monroe County Commission appears ready to wash its hands of the decades-long battle over electrifying No Name Key. Mayor George Neugent, along with commissioners David Rice and Danny Kolhage, told the Keynoter they wont support appealing to the state Supreme Court Wednesdays Third District Court of Appeal opinion over No Name power. The court ruled the state Public Service Commission not local courts has jurisdiction over allowing commercial electricity on the 1,000-acre island. Currently, the 43 homeowners are powered by solar and generators. The opinion came about from a complaint No Name resident Bob Reynolds filed with the PSC. He contended that agency has jurisdiction while the county claimed Circuit Court Judge Audlin had the jurisdiction because the county had sought a declaratory judgment ruling in Circuit Court to stop the commercial electrification.In a Jan. 31, 2011, ruling, Audlin agreed with Reynolds. No Name resident Alicia Putney, the most vocal antielectricity No Name resident, appealed to the Third DCA.She lost Wednesday and that could be the final nail in the coffin for those who dont want commercial power on No Name. The statutory authority granted to the PSC would be eviscerated if initially subject to local governmental regulation and Circuit Court injunctions of the kind sought by Monroe County in the case at hand, the court wrote. The opinion also says Keys Energy Services, the Lower Keys power company that has already installed poles and activated them, is subject to the PSCs statutory power over all electrical utilities and any territorial disputes over service areas. County Attorney Bob Shillinger said county staff would discuss options with the commission during its Feb. 20 meeting in Key Largo. Any appeal would be heard before the Florida Supreme Court. Neugent said hes been involved with the issue since his first year on the commission in 1998. He originally supported leaving the island as is, but said dynamics have changed there over the years. He said that at one point, he demanded a notarized affidavit supporting electricity from the 32 of 43 No Name homeowners who said they want to be connected to the grid.He said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service then told him that electrical lines would have no negative impact to the habitat or the deer.Game over?Its pretty clear to me this will not go to the Supreme Court on my vote. How can we take the position that were going to fight this in court? Neugent said. Rice said he is not surprised at all by the Third DCAs decision, and that it appears clear how the PSC will rule on the matter.We really have no idea when theyre going to hear it, although I will be shocked if the PSC does not come down on the side of utilities, he said.Rice added that the county is splitting hairs out there with some of the positions were taking in regards to a separate lawsuit the county filed accusing Keys Energy Services of trespassing on county aerial easements. Weve gone virtually to the point of the absurd, he said. Were worried about a power line, three feet of which goes across our property ... in the air.Andy Tobin, an attorney for the No Name Key Property Owners Association, said he agrees with Rice and that its time for the county to move on.If the county now has clarity, where they were unsure, then the case will be resolved and everyone can march down to the Building Department to hook up to the poles that have been sitting there since July. It doesnt make sense for this battle to continue, he said. Kolhage said the commission still has to discuss the case with county legal staff but that he is not in favor of appealing this decision.Commissioner Heather Carruthers told the Keynoter she has long-range concerns over the PSCs ability to allow utilities in a Coastal Barrier Resource System area or Area of Critical State Concern.Congress enacted the Coastal Barrier Resources Act in 1982 to protect coastal habitats, and part of No Name not the entire island is included. The entire Keys are an Area of Critical State Concern because of their sensitive environment, meaning virtually all development decisions are made by state officials in Tallahassee.Commissioner Sylvia Murphy is the lone board member to be outspoken against commercial electricity on No Name Key. Shes long held that position and told the Keynoter the people doing this to No Name Key are very wrong. I see no reason for anyone to purchase something on No Name Key with the expectation of having lights and water unless they expected to buy cheap and sell at a much higher price. I kind of resent that attitude, but it will be what it will be, she said.Issues pendingAssistant County Attorney Derek Howard pointed out that the Third DCAopinion is far from a final decision on the matter of electrifying No Name.The Third DCAdidnt actually make any decision on the merits of the countys position that utilities on No Name Key are prohibited, he said. What they said is that this is an issue that should go before the PSC. This notion that theres been a decision, that the county is prohibited from maintaining its no electrification of No Name Key policy, is a misunderstanding.Cynthia Muir, director of consumer assistance and outreach for the PSC, told the Keynoter it would most likely be about two weeks before any dates are set to consider the No Name issue. crazy accusations. They feel because of circumstances, they had to check up on it, Cinque said.Councilman Dick Ramsay told the Keynoter he was interviewed by the feds roughly a month ago, shortly after Zeccas arrest. He said he had no attorney present, and declined to elaborate on the conversation because its part of an ongoing investigation. Councilwoman Ginger Snead said the FBI requested an interview shortly after Zeccas arrest, but that her call back to the agency was never returned. They called me again and I had my attorney call ... and apparently he dealt with it because I never heard from them again, she said. Councilmen Chris Bull and Rich Keating told the Keynoter theyve not been contacted for interviews. But Bull confirmed Herin made calls advising officials of the FBIs investigation. I got a call from John Herin letting people know that they apparently were calling everybody and gave us legal advice, so I just ... played the waiting game and no one called, Bull said.Alikely line of inquiry given Schmitt being the impetus is the former Overseas Liquor & Lounge near mile marker 49 bayside. The estate of Joseph Ardolino owns it.Schmitt, a Realtor whose family owns numerous properties and the local Coldwell Banker franchise, has been outspoken in criticizing the citys efforts to deny a package store there based on a 2007 law that bans liquor sales at businesses within 1,500 feet of a school, church or other establishment selling liquor.In an April 24 order, Monroe County Circuit Court Judge David Audlin reversed a City Council decision denying the estate the right to sell liquor there. The city almost immediately filed a motion for rehearing and/or clarification of Audlins order. The issue is pending.Schmitt believes Marathon Liquor & Deli owner Ralph Lucignano, who sits on the citys advisory Planning Commission, played a significant role in the 2007 laws passage.The Schmitt family owns the property on which Publix and the Walgreens at mile marker 50 were built. Both businesses were denied the ability to sell liquor because of the 1,500-foot rule. Lucignano did not return a call for comment.Richard Warner, attorney for the Ardolino estate, told the Keynoter hes in the process of filing suit on that whole subject matter, in the big picture.The estate has been injured by what we consider to be improper procedures by the city. The court will determine what will happen, he said. Warner did say that he feels the city is not kidding the people of Marathon with its handling of the Overseas building.The city went unusually to the position of trying to stop us. I think everyone on the street knows why, but we have to wait until the evidence comes in, he said, declining to elaborate further.Zecca faces federal charges of murder for hire, conspiracy to possess and attempt to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, and transfer of a firearm to a convicted felon. The cocaine counts stem from a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration investigation out of which the alleged plot to kill Schmitt was hatched. Federal authorities say Schmitt was not involved in the drug case. Zecca pleaded not guilty on Jan. 14 and is being held without bond at the Monroe County Detention Center on Stock Island. 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The Key West City Commission is considering getting rid of one of the last vestiges of the days when cell phones didnt exist: Pay phones.At the commissioners meeting Tuesday, City Manager Bob Vitas, who had been asked to look into the issue by Commissioner Jimmy Weekley, said a contract with First American Telecommunications to operate 22 pay phones scattered around city streets had expired.Will we continue to keep these phones? he asked. Were going to take a close look at their use. If theres a place theyre being heavily used, they would probably remain, but if there are places theyre not being used, its just another obstruction in the right of way we might consider removing. First American has held the pay-phone contract, worth around $6,000 per year, since 2003, when Bell South pulled out of the market. At the time, there were around 100 pay phones on city streets. Now the majority of the phones are on Duval Street and its cross streets, and on North and South Roosevelt boulevards. The issue was last broached in 2008 when commissioners were similarly poised to get rid of the phones. But First American made the case that in the event of a natural disaster like a hurricane, cell phones will often fail, making pay phones the only line of communication available. There was a period of time when the call revenue for the company had a spike: Hurricane Wilma in 2005. KeysNet.com Keynoter 4A Saturday,February 9,2013 THE TOP 9 REASONSNOT TO SETTLEFOR U-VERSEGet more of what you love with XFINITY. Offer ends 3/31/13, and is limited to new residential customers. XFINITY service not available in all areas. Requires subscription to Economy Plus Internet service. After promotional period, or if any service is cancelled or downgraded, regular rates apply. Comcasts current monthly service charge for Economy Plus Internet is $39.95, or $29.95 with subscription to XFINITY TV and/or XFINITY Voice, depending on area. Not all services available with all XFINITY packages. 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AFlorida House subcommittee on Thursday passed a bill that would place all new state workers and likely those in Monroe County enrolled in the Florida Retirement System into a 401(a) defined-contribution plan, which is similar to 401(k) plans. The bill still needs to pass both houses of the Legislature, which does not convene for its two-month session until March 5.Supporters of the proposal say it will stabilize future retirement costs at a time that the current pension plan is relatively sound and can support current employees and retirees, the News Service of Florida reported. But opponents argued that the proposal could destabilize the pension plan by removing the flow of funding that would come from new members.The Florida Retirement System is considered to be financially sound, raising questions from opponents about why the change from a defined-benefit system is needed. This is a just cost-shift, said state Rep. Irv Slosberg (D-Boca Raton). Find someone elses pocket to pick. Leave our workers alone.Legislative leaders in the Republican-controlled Legislature reiterated that its time for the state to shore up its own retirement system by shifting from a traditional pension plan to one more comparable to those in the private sector, the News Service reported.Even some Republican supporters of the committee bill say they want more information on the effect of the changes before a final decision.There are many things in the works, Gastesi said. New workers could be required to go into the 401(a) plan. Current workers could be offered some type of hybrid system.Information on the number of Monroe County workers enrolled in the Florida Retirement System was not available at press time. But Gastesi said payments from Monroe County to the state system are set at a level intended to keep the system solvent.Local plansAnother bill introduced for the upcoming Legislature tells local governments that the state will not provide a bail-out to local governments that dont adequately fund their own retirement plans. The bill, SB 534, also would mandate that local governments with their own pension plans provide easily understood information to workers and taxpayers on the financial health of their retirement systems. One study indicates that more than half of Floridas local government pension plans are funded below the level needed to sustain the system in future years.Municipalities like Key West and Marathon have their own individually designed systems. Those may be further split into separate plans for general employees, and those for workers, like police and firefighters, covered by union contracts.Marathons 30 general employees have a definedcontribution plan into which the employees pay, City Manager Roger Hernstadt said. Thats a pay-as-you-go system so its never going to be underfunded, he said. The 25 Marathon firefighters are covered by a contract calling for a definedbenefit plan. That calls for specified payments so it is not underfunded, he said.Lawmakers are tweaking the proposalSTATE LEGISLATURECity may be ready to hang upContract for pay phones has expiredBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYIn an age when cell phones have become ubiquitous,pay phones like this one at Duval and Front streets in Key West see minimal use.The City Commission is considering getting rid of pay phones.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551


Property insurance rates across the state could shoot up much faster beginning next year under a massive new proposal being drafted in the Florida Legislature. The proposal, released in draft form Wednesday, shows that lawmakersattempts to reform Citizens Property Insurance Corp. could have costly repercussions for millions of property owners. Weve all seen that artificially suppressing rates is a recipe for disaster, said Senate Banking and Insurance Committee Chair David Simmons (RAltamonte Springs). When you cause a private company to not be able to make a profit, what do they do? They do what we have seen. They have a flight from the state of Florida. Simmons disputed the claim that the proposal would lead to higher rates and said there would likely be several amendments to address any concerns.The proposal would give insurance companies more latitude to raise premiums faster and weaken their top competition Citizens by forcing it to charge higher prices.One measure in the 34page bill is particularly telling: It changes a legal mandate that insurance in Florida be affordable, adding new language requiring premium prices to reflect the risks covered. It also mandates that Citizens charge prices that are higher than whats available in the private market. Because the proposal could have a multibilliondollar pocketbook impact on millions of homeowners in coming years, it is likely to face opposition from lawmakers in South Florida and the Tampa Bay area, where insurance costs are highest. Any rate increases engendered by the bill would likely hit homeowners in 2014, right as campaigns for primary and general elections in the Legislature heat up. Throughout his governorship, Gov. Rick Scott has steered clear of making specific proposals for property insurance reform, while simultaneously pushing Citizensboard to aggressively shrink the company. The boards actions have led to hundreds of millions of dollars in price hikes and coverage reductions. Scott has expressed concern that Citizens is undercutting the private market with its rates and could leave taxpayers liable to assessments after a once-in-a-lifetime storm.The new proposal seeks to address that concern, along with several others. It includes the following provisions:Citizens must charge rates that are higher than average rates in the private market.Insurance companies may use an insurance inflation factor to raise premiums faster than currently allowed by law.Insurance companies, including Citizens, may charge homeowners additional fees to help cover the cost of backup insurance.Insurance companies can charge rates that are higher than what regulators traditionally allow if homeowners agree to the higher charges.It would also become more difficult to join Citizens under the new provision. Homes valued above $300,000, and properties that are not owner-occupied such as the voluminous vacation rentals in the Keys would no longer be eligible for state-run insurance. Homeowners, who currently can stay in Citizens indefinitely once they qualify, would have to re-qualify on an annual basis under the bill. If a private insurer offered coverage rates within 15 percent of Citizensprices, the homeowner would be kicked out of Citizens. Citizens has 1.3 million policyholders, making up about 23 percent of the market in Florida. Saturday,February 9,2013 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com Paid for wholly or in part by the Office of the Attorney General,Crime Stoppers Trust FundCrime Stoppers of the Florida Keys offers a CASH REW ARD for information leading to a felony arrest. Crime Stoppers tips may be made anonymously at 1-800-346-TIPS or online at www.tipsubmit.com ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A CAREER?Regan Insurance has a position available for Experienced, Licensed 220 Commercial Account Manager for Service and Marketing Bond Knowledge helpful. Some Things are Just A Little too Important to Entrust to Just Anyone www.reganinsuranceinc.com Competitive Compensation, Health Insurance, Paid Vacations, Paid Holidays, Educational Benets. Email resume to: lhead@reganinsuranceinc.com ReganInsurance Agency Insurance & Financial Service Specialists`Since 1958~ 345 Stirrup Key Blvd. Marathon 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050Anothersuccessful short sale by the Brock Team!6 days from offersubmission to bank approval!If you are considering a short sale, call the Brock Team fora confidential consultation. Proud supporter of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation Bob & Wanda Brock BrokerAssociate/REALTORThe Brock TeamBob Direct (305) 731-9521 Wanda Direct (305) 304-8862www.midkeysproperties.com Bendergets city hall dealKey West architectural firm Bender and Associates will design and manage the conversion of the historic Glynn Archer Elementary School on White Street into a state-of-the-art city hall. Thats what the Key West City Commission decided Tuesday, selecting Bert Benders firm over two others vying for the anticipated two-year, $20 million-plus historic rebuild. Bender was selected over William P. Horn Architects, also of Key West, and Rodriguez and Quiroga of Coral Gables. Bender stressed his experience with similar projects designed to preserve historic structural elements while integrating modern technology and layout, specifically pointing to the conversion of the Gato Cigar Factory into Monroe County governments headquarters and a 10-year rehab of the Custom House that houses the Key West Art and Historical Society, which he called the crown jewel of Key West. Bender is working on the project with Miami-based architecture firm MCHarry Associates. Were a strong local team, he told commissioners. Weve established a reputation for doing exactly this type of project. Bender was chosen in a 52 vote with commissioners Billy Wardlow and Tony Yaniz opting for Horn.He has a passion to restore that building, Mayor Craig Cates said of Bender. Even without getting any pay for it, he has been there supporting this. You cant buy that; you cant pay for that. Thats something thats coming from within him.Commissioner Mark Rossi stressed to city staff he doesnt want to see any change orders which cost money on the project, and wants the city to hire an independent construction manager to monitor progress.Thats a prerequisite here for me, Rossi said. Cost overruns are not going to be something here that this dais is going to tolerate. Dont be coming to us with change orders. Im going to put you on the spot right now. I cant promise you there wont be a change order, City Manager Bob Vitas responded. They need to be minimal. You dont want cost overruns. There might be change orders but as a routine, its not going to happen. Abudget is a budget and were not going over and we want it on time.Architect experienced with rebuildsBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYThe Key West City Commission selected architecture firm Bender and Associates to come up with a design to turn Glynn Archer Elementary School into a new city hall.A notable Bender historic conversion is the Gato Building on Simonton Street,a former cigar factory that now houses Monroe Countys government headquarters.Citizens proposal could hike ratesDraft plan could change, senator saysBy TOLUSE OLORUNNIPAMiami HeraldINSURANCE


Opinion & EditorialSaturday,February 9,2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome,but subject to editing and condensing.There is a 400-word limit.Letters thanking an indiv idual are welcome.Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists.Letters must be signed.Anonymous letters will not be published.Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor,Keynoter,P.O.Box 500158,Marathon,FL 33050 E-mail: keynoter@keynoter.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Wayne Markham . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . .Editor Kathie Bryan . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2013 Keynoter Publishing Co. Photo courtesy FLORIDA STATE ARCHIVESThis boat is the Barbeein December 1916 in Florida Bay off Lower Matecumbe Key,filled with cactus plants.Crewing are (from left) Capt.Paul Matthaus,Charles Torrey Simpson,cook Leban Bethel and Francis Marion Soar.The fact that the crew includes a cook indicates they went on long journeys searching for the plants,for various uses,including eating.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALFinally,some election sanityLETTERS TO THE EDITORScience is coolStanley Switlik Elementary School would like to thank the organizations that participated in our fifth annual Science Expo on Jan. 23.They are Bahia Honda State Park, Captain Hooks Dive Center and Marina, the Dolphin Research Center, Dynasty Marine, state Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, Florida Keys Electric Cooperative and the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District. Also, the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, Monroe County Cooperative Extension Service, National Weather Service Key West staff, Pigeon Key Foundation, Seacamp, Sea Air Land Technologies, the Turtle Hospital and U.S. Coast Guard Sector Key Wests Prevention Department.The Science Expo is a schoolwide event designed to bring an appreciation for the wonderful environment that we have right here in the Florida Keys. These organizations shared their love of science with our students and an awareness of our environment in that our community has to offer. Thank you to them for making it a fun and educational experience for our students. Kerri Worthington Switlik Elementary MarathonThanks for memoriesAfter 32 years in Key West and 22 years in business here, it is time to say goodbye to our favorite island and the beautiful Florida Keys. Many thanks to city staff, our loyal customers and our many friends on the island and up the Keys. The Bonsai Gift Gallery at 1075 Duval St. will be closing its doors forever on Feb 28. Our dive operation, Bonsai Diving, will close at the end of March. This is our first business closure ever, and we have a lot of items to dispose of in a very short time. To those who drove from Marathon and Key Largo to shop at our store or to dive with us on the Vandenberg wreck, a special thanks. Come see us, show your local Keys ID for special prices and lighten our load for our move. Thanks again, it has truly been a wonderful 32 years. Peter, Maggie Wassylenko Key WestSecretary of state comes around on early voting even as senator wants to hamstring supervisorsFloridas black eye from November voting snafus hasnt altogether disappeared. And if some state lawmakers have their way, expect another shiner this year. On the heels of restricting early voting which contributed to hours-long delays in some jurisdictions lawmakers are talking about pressuring county elections officials to toe the party (i.e. GOP) line. State Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla (R-Miami) told a Senate committee hearing this week that county election supervisors should follow directives issued by the secretary of state. Failing to do so, he said, should result in removal by the governor. This strikes pretty close to home in the Keys, where then-Monroe County Elections Supervisor Harry Sawyer won national attention for his principled stand against state directives to reduce early voting days. Monroe County is one of five Florida counties where any change to election law including the reduced voting window triggers a U.S. Department of Justice review because of past discrimination against minority voters. Because the Justice Department had not precleared Floridas shortened window, Sawyer vowed to keep a 14-day window open for Keys voters rather than the states preferred eight-day window. Election supervisors in the other four pre-clearance counties went along with Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner. Sawyers stand brought a public rebuke from Gov. Rick Scott, who said he would take all necessary and appropriate action to ensure that the laws are faithfully executed.... I honestly do take that as a threat, Sawyer said last August. Theyre threatening to remove me. This affects the integrity of the elections coming up, it affects our staff and it affects my family. As it turned out, Sawyer, who retired following the election, was proven right on Election Day when long lines and other problems gave Florida yet another black eye, affirming our reputation for botching highturnout presidential elections. In a touch of irony, Detzner told a House Ethics panel this week that a return to 14 days for early voting is the right thing to do. In a 12-page report, he recommended the Legislature look at extending the number of early voting days and expanding the number of early voting sites. The bottom line is: Voter confidence must be restored, Detzner said. If his recommendations survive the legislative committee process, perhaps Florida has a chance to avoid yet another black eye like the one de la Portilla wants to deliver from the far right. In the 2012 election, 4.7 million Floridians voted early or absentee thats 56 percent of the 8.4 million votes cast. Along with Detzners recommendations, that should persuade even the most truculent lawmakers to listen to the people, not to partisan ideologues like de la Portilla.I started interning for Troma Entertainment in May 2012. Troma Entertainment is one of the longestrunning independent film studios, bringing films like The Toxic Avenger, Redneck Zombies and Rabid Grannies to the masses for almost 40 years. My first few weeks consisted of doing Beta cam tape inventory, taking out trash and cleaning toilets. Then it was announced that a remake/sequel to the Troma classic Class of Nuke Em High was going to go into production, Return to Nuke Em High. Almost immediately, the office was swept up into pre-production. Most of the gained experience in pre-production came with casting. Our casting director, Chelsea Holland, kept us very much involved. Around mid-July, it was announced we would be shooting in the Niagara Falls/Buffalo area of New York. Without further delay, I took a Greyhound bus with another intern to the production office. This is where the story switches from a great interning experience to the greatest adventure of my life. I went into this production expecting to clean toilets, take out trash, get coffee and mop up fake blood. Within a couple weeks, I was brought into the office of the producer, Justin Martell, and asked to head the art department.The art department crew, consisting of Pat Klouman, Dan Levay and T.J Smith, (the three hardest-working people I know) and I, decorated the sets and built and collected all the props. We also did anything else we were thrown at while somehow still being responsible for mopping up the fake blood and slime. We worked countless hours through sleepless nights for this film.We slept on the floor, ate almost exclusively from 7-Eleven, shared successes and hardships, got cheered and yelled at and we would all do it again for the sake of independent film. I cant begin to describe what I learned from working on this movie, about filmmaking and about life in general.Return to Nuke Em High is set to be released in the spring. And Troma Entertainment wants to premier it at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Not only that, but Troma wants to make a documentary about how to market and distribute independent movies in a world thats run by big corporations. I want to reach out to my hometown community to help in our fundraiser for this project.If there is any place in the world that knows what it feels like to be edged out by the big guy, its Islamorada. This documentary is about showing that anyone can make a movie if he or she puts his or her mind to it. Its about showing that anyone can do anything if he or she puts his or her mind to it. Thats something I learned from growing up in the Keys.Thats something I learned from my community Craig Johnson in Odyssey of the Mind, Mrs. Brown at Plantation Key School, Mr. Ellsworth at Coral Shores, the Brewers, the Riehls, my family, your family, Dave Feder, everyone in the Regs, from watching thousands of movies at Tavernier Towne, the Vaughns and the Vaughans, the Richards, everybody on Pippin Drive, and everybody who has ever seen the Coral Shores Hurricanes win a football game. At the end of the day, the message is about following your dreams. So can you help us? Ive never been to France before; I hear its nice in May. Heres a link to the fundraising website: www .indiegogo.com/OccupyCannes.Seager Dixon is a film major at the Pratt Institute in New York. He and his classmates are trying to raise money to go to the Cannes Film Festival in France this spring, where the movie they worked on last summer, Return to Nuke Em High,is premiering.Keys native Cannes-bound, but needs helpGUEST COLUMN DIXONMembers from the U.S.Coast Guards Key West Prevention Department,with Officer Snook,meet with members of Kathy Depastinos second-grade class during the Stanley Switlik Elementary School Science Expo.The kids learned what they can do to keep the Keys waters clean and the wildlife safe. Big Brotherin classroom?The Monroe County School Districts tech department has the ability to watch and listen to classroom teachers through computer software, and School Board member John Dick wants to know why. Citing Orwellian overtones, Dick plans to raise the issue at a School Board workshop set for Tuesday beginning at 3 p.m. at Marathon High School. Dick said he started looking into the matter when he received complaints from teachers and that district officials initially denied having the monitoring capabilities, then reversed. The district said to me they could not remotely monitor, Dick said. Personnel told me they thought people were monitoring them and were nervous. I was told that was impossible. But it turns out the district spends around $7,000 per year on the SchoolVue software, and has for more than a decade. The program has two parts, client and tutor. The idea, which Dick said was completely proper, is to give teachers the client application so they can monitor students who have the tutor application and keep up with their studentscomputer-based course work. But aside from limited instances at Key Largo School, Dick said some 250 teachers have the tutor program they can be watched whereas the client monitoring software is accessible by eight technicians working in the Information Technology department. They can listen in without anybody knowing, Dick said. Why would that be? They never told people and to me thats an intrusion. Michael Kinneer, the districts director of operations and planning, said the remote access is sometimes used to fix classroom computers. Some techs find it useful for connecting for support services, Kinneer said, adding that the system allows access to more than one computer at a time. Still, Dick said if the system has no classroom utility, why does the district keep paying? It costs money so if theyre not using it, lets get rid of it. He also said teachers with whom he has spoken complain that the elaborate software slows down other computer functions and eats up time that could otherwise be spent on instruction.There are problems with this and the district is not doing the right thing, he said, adding he wants specific answers next Tuesday, including how and why only some teachers have the software.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS Slowly, FEMAlist is dwindlingWorking through a federal and local bureaucratic tangle, Florida Keys homeowners are slowly being removed from a list of properties barred from receiving federally subsidized flood insurance.A2010 settlement of a lawsuit alleging that allowing flood insurance on endangered-species habitat violates the Endangered Species Act essentially placed some 55,000 countywide properties on a list prohibiting Federal Emergency Management Agency insurance.To be removed, homeowners go through a process that associates one of nine endangered species with specific types of habitat grasslands, hammocks, mangrove, for instance and document that their property is free of the protected critters.The animals that sparked the 1990 lawsuit are the eastern Indigo snake, Key deer, Key Largo cotton mouse, Key Largo woodrat, Key tree cactus, Lower Keys marsh rabbit, Schaus swallowtail butterfly, silver rice rate and Stock Island tree snail.Wednesday, the Key West Planning Department began sending notices to around 1,700 Key West property owners saying their homes, businesses and lots were erroneously placed on the list. In the Middle Keys, Marathon has around 2,000 parcels on the list, although Planning Director George Garrett said that number is a little misleading. The three species of concern in Marathon are the snake, cactus and snail, but Garrett said its well documented that those arent present in the city. We really thought it less a problem, he said What it gets down to is as long as people do what is required within the confines of the settlement agreement, theyre going to be able to build on their property and get flood insurance. That amounts to a habitat assessment that Garrett noted has been required by Monroe County law since 1986, predating both the 1990 lawsuit and 1999 incorporation of Marathon. In June, Monroe County government set up a permit referral process for the unincorporated area, expected to cost $200,000 per year, that follows a similar process as Marathons, just on a larger scale.The original lawsuit was brought by the National Wildlife Federation, Florida Wildlife Federation and Defenders of Wildlife against FEMAand the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in an attempt to compel FEMAto consult with Fish and Wildlife over issuing flood insurance on land that endangered species might occupy.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comDEVELOPMENT


Collectors Corner owner Stan Haines is handing over the reins after more than 18 years at the helm of the Marathon business. Key Colony residents Jason Long and Ann Nash took over as owners on Jan. 31, but Nash has been learning the ropes since the beginning of December. Collectors Corner makes trophies and puts company and event logos on shirts, hats, banners and the like. It also sells memorabilia. Jason and Ann showed an interest in the business and I think theyre the perfect people to take it to the next level. I couldnt be happier for two nice young people to take what Ive done and make it better, Haines said. Nash helps Long run his charter fishing business and has other bookkeeping-type positions, but said the couple jumped at the opportunity to go into business for themselves.I was looking for something to do for myself and I thought it would a fun thing, she said. Ive always done bookkeeping but I wanted something I could own. It came about and we said OK.Nash has been busy making trophies, as well as learning engraving, embroidery and all the other aspects of the business. Im loving it ... and we have fabulous employees that I get to inherit, she said, referring to graphic designer Ryan Schraffenberger and embroiderer Therese Grocki. While fishing keeps Long busy most of the time, Nash says hell be easy to find on windy days. If hes not fishing, hell be building trophies. Thats my plans for him, she said.Collectors Corner has steadily evolved since opening on Aug. 1, 1994. Haines originally got into the business selling baseball cards in New Jersey. Hed taken on memorabilia and trophy-making by the time Collectors Corner relocated to the Keys.The next step was promotional products, because it involved putting peoples name on things. In 2007, we started embroidery and silk-screening T-shirts, Haines said.Schraffenberger came on board in 2009 and brought the business more up to date, establishing Collectors Corners website,www.Put YourNameOnAnything .com.Hainesaffinity for local politics is also well known; he provides products for numerous candidates each election cycle and even gets involved running campaigns. It became a little bit of a political hub, he said. Haines says hes staying on at Collectors Corner through at least the end of April and that he has no plans after that. I have no remorse at all, he said. Im unbelievable grateful for all the people in the Keys that were my customers over the years. Nothing is better than making a living doing what you love, and I loved every minute of it. Saturday,February 9,2013 7A Keynoter KeysNet.com MARKETPLACE Recent Real Estate SalesSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 89 percent Based on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) for the period January 27, 2013 Febrauary 2, 2013. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, AddressListedSoldListedListing AgentSelling Agent Big Pine Key 29563 Saratoga Ave.$365,000$320,000380Coco Plum R.E./Kelly WilleyColdwell Banker Schmitt/Ruth Pasquale 31493 Avenue E$210,000$190,000216Coco Plum R.E./Jim WilleyExit Rlty. Fl. Keys/Dorothy Mauriello 1571 Gardenia Ln.$299,000$284,500117Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Patti NicklessKeyIsle Rlty./Bruce BallCudjoe Key 701 Spanish Main Dr.$450,000$321,000482Dolberry Rlty. Mgmt./Cindi DolberryDolberry Rlty. & Mgmt./Cindi Dolberry 701 Spanish Main Dr.$100,000$75,00018Waterfront Keys Rlty./Trish BrummerWaterfront Keys Rlty./Trish BrummerDuck Key 1st A (*)$25,000$26,500118Century 21 Schwartz Rlty./Charity ReblOutside of MLSKey Colony Beach 921 Ocean Dr.$1,390,000$1,185,500363American Caribbean R.E./Ginger HendersonColdwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel WilliamsKey Largo 31 Oakwood Ave.$103,000$82,000833Tropical Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/Sandra CastroCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty./Teresa Montz 11 Old State Rd.$125,000$109,000271Keys Country Rlty. & Dev./Ellie DonofrioKeys Country Rlty. & Dev./Carol Keller 209 Camelot Dr.$599,000$560,000156Moorings Rlty./S. Wampler, S. EwaldIsland Equity R.E./Holly Hight 206 Trinidad Rd.$202,448$205,000134Coldwell Banker Schmitt/C. Porter, J. KellerTr opical Rlty. of Fl. Keys/David Wasielewski 380 Mahogany Dr.$297,000$292,500134Century 21 Schwartz Rlty./Charity ReblCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty./Charity Rebl 29 Tarpon Ave.$299,000$290,00077Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Maryann WarrenAmerican Caribbean R.E./Carolyn Ambler 228 Lignumvitae Dr.$262,500$240,00054RE/MAX Keys Prop./Chris StanfordMarr Properties/Mark Mills 1125 Heron Rd.$225,000$206,00050Tropical Rlty. of Fl. Keys/Sandra CastroDefault Realty Services/Bennett, Kasheta 42 Bonefish Ave.$185,000$155,00063Keys Country Rlty. & Dev./Jeanette SilvestriCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty./Joseph Brunke 28 Pigeon Dr.$184,500$177,00010Tropical Rlty. of Fl. Keys/J. Wasmund, W. IvesTr opical Rlty. of Fl. Keys/W. Ives, J. WasmundKey West 2500 Patterson Ave.$240,000$285,0001650Prud. Knight & Gardner/Joanne TarantinoSouthernmost Rlty./Mila de Mier 48 Seaside South Ct.$600,000$600,000799E ngel & Voelkers Fl. Keys/R.Cardenas, D.CardenasEngel & Voelkers Fl. Keys/Deborah Cardenas 200 Sunset Harbor, Wk 48$13,500$8,000588Sea Winds Rlty./Donald HeislerSea Winds Rlty./Donald Heisler 200 Sunset Harbor, Wk 49$13,500$8,000588Sea Winds Rlty./Donald HeislerSea Winds Rlty./Donald Heisler 620 Mickens Ln.$339,500$345,000259Bascom Grooms R.E./Bascom GroomsBascom Grooms R.E./Bascom Grooms 818 Whitehead St.$350,000$310,000245Truman & Co./Terri SpottswoodColdwell Banker Schmitt/Fred Mullins 1615 Sunshine Dr.$639,900$639,000162Schwartz Prop. Sales/J. Lane, G.BinkleyCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty./Sylvia Werling 112 Golf Club Dr.$249,900$232,000121Sellstate Island Prop./Melva WagnerSellstate Island Prop./Steven Eid 3325 Pearl Ave.$249,000$220,00094Doug Mayberry R.E./Ginger KingRichard Padron & Assoc./Michael Spirnak 510 Margaret St.$1,649,000$1,499,00080Prud. Knight & Gardner/Brenda DonnellyTruman & Co./Roger Emmons 617 Fleming St.$349,000$335,00047KW Royal Palms Rlty./Rob SeverinPreferred Properties/Corinne Held 1122 Virginia St.$485,000$485,00073At Home in Key West/Robin Van MaterAt Home in K.W./Robin Van MaterLong Key 65821 Overseas Hwy. (*)$120,000$115,00092Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Marcie WammackC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Marcie Wammack 65821 Overseas Hwy.$159,000$140,00082C oldwell Banker/E. Zimmerman, M. WammackC oldwell Banker/E. Zimmerman, M. WammackLower Matecumbe Key 169 Sunset Dr.$1,695,000$1,300,000445Oc ean Sotheby's Internt'l/L. Leopold, C.TindallOc ean Sotheby's Internt'l. Rlty./Kim ThalerMarathon 222 99th St.$499,000$450,000420Island Breeze Rlty./David GregoIsland Breeze Rlty./David Grego 777 63rd St., ocean$425,000$400,000356Coldwell Banker Schmitt/W. Brock, B. BrockColdwell Banker Schmitt/Leanne Ruesch 11050 5th Ave.$215,000$215,000217American Caribbean R.E./Kristen BrennerAmerican Caribbean R.E./Brenda Torrella 11455 2nd Ave.$229,000$197,500139Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel WilliamsCoco Plum R.E./Shannon Butler 11450 3rd Ave.$224,000$192,500139Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel WilliamsCoco Plum R.E./Shannon Butler 345 Stirrup Key Blvd.$725,000$725,00097Coldwell Banker Schmitt/W. Brock, B. BrockIsland Breeze Rlty./David Grego 8103 Gulf of Mexico Blvd. $379,900$342,00090Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Amy PutoAmerican Caribbean R.E./Karen Raspe 1075 75th St.$2,250,000$1,750,00073Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Brian SchmittColdwell Banker Schmitt/Franco D'AscanioPlantation Key 88964 Overseas Hwy.$1,695,000$1,450,000793American Caribbean R.E./Joy MartinMoorings Rlty./Chris Masters 275 Pueblo St.$219,000$195,000155American Caribbean R.E./Mykael MarinelliOcean Sotheby's Internt'l./Leslie Leopold 87200 Overseas Hwy.$249,900$245,900130Shoreline Properties/Natalia BoblittOutside of MLS 167 Coconut Palm Blvd.$308,000$280,00053Realty World Freewheeler/Claudette Mell Realty World Freewheeler/Claudette Mell 161 Palermo Dr.$699,000$615,00036Realty World Freewheeler/Lisa FrinsRealty World Freewheeler/Lisa Frins 198 Plantation Blvd.$1,300,000$1,300,0000Ocean Sotheby's Internt'l/Jamie DanielsOcean Sotheby's Internt'l./Jamie DanielsRamrod Key 381 Indies Dr.$499,900$478,500277American Caribbean R.E./Kristen BrennerColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa Ferringo Saddle Bunch Key 13 Bay Dr.$579,000$541,25067Keyswide Rlty./Albert WatersPrud. Knight & Gardner/S. Mensch, A.RichterStock Island 6800 Maloney Ave.$119,000$89,000153Realty Executives Fl. Keys/Darlene ThomasRealty Exec utives Fl. Keys/Darlene ThomasSugarloaf Key Lot 39 Cayman Dr. (*)$89,900$79,000129American Caribbean R.E./Eunkyung JungAmerican Caribbean R.E./Sandra TuttleUpper Matecumbe Key 109 Parker Dr.$154,500$160,00044Century 21 Schwartz Rlty./Charity ReblOcean Sotheby's Internt'l/Patti Stanley(*) vacant lot 777 W63rd St. Ocean Marathon 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050ANOTHER BROCK TEAM LISTING SOLD! Congratulations to the New Owners of this Home! If you want yourproperty sold, call The Brock Team today! Proud supporter of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation Bob & Wanda Brock BrokerAssociate/REALTORThe Brock TeamBob Direct (305) 731-9521 Wanda Direct (305) 304-8862www.midkeysproperties.com A NEW LOOK!We are moving the Business Directory page to our Services Directory in our Classified Section.Can be accessed 24/7 online at www .keysnet.com ; click on Classified, then Services Directory. The services that are advertised will be in alphabetical order, easy to find! Shop Local!! New format to start Weds. Feb. 13th! Starting at $50/month. Call Laura at 305-743-5551 or email lpreston@keynoter.com BusinessMARATHON Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYGraphic designer Ryan Schraffenberger (left),Ann Nash,Stan Haines and embroiderer Therese Grocki share a moment in the stores showcase.Pair collects new careerHaines sells trophy biz to Long, NashBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comBUSINESS BRIEFSUpper Keys BPW sets Business ExpoThe Upper Keys Century Business and Professional Womens Club has planned its annual Business Expo for March 20 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Key Largo Civic Club, mile marker 100 oceanside. BPWmembers and others can reserve booths to pitch their business. Cost is $60 for BPWmembers and $100 for others. Proceeds go to the clubs scholarship fund. Applications are available at www.upperkeys bpw.org or call 853-0907. KEYSNET.COM


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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,FEBRUARY 9,2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 8B Busy week From a presentation on scuba history to a seminar on medicinal plants,theres no shortage of Keys events going on.Listings, 7B Conch Style Dress up your wardrobe with wearable art available from artisans throughout the Keys. Column, 3B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment 2357 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050( ( 3 3 0 0 5 5 ) ) 7 7 4 4 3 3 6 6 9 9 3 3 9 9www.keysprecisioneyecare.comConveniently located next to Jeanne Desautels The Optical ShoppeCALL FOR YOUR NEXT EYE APPOINTMENT TODAY!Contact LensesEmergency Eye CareMany insurances accepted Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Eye Disease Comprehensive Eye Exams for all agesDr. Nicole Cremata is now in Marathon too! Conchs end CanesseasonJunior guard Daniel Thompson scored a seasonhigh 32 points and the Key West High School basketball team survived the latest suspension of its top inside player to defeat Coral Shores, 6153, in a District 16-4Atournament semifinal game Wednesday night at Gulliver Prep in Miami. The victory the Conchsfifth in a row secured a spot in the state playoffs for the second consecutive season under coach Anton Lopez. Key West must defeat Gulliver in the title game tonight to get a home regional game Tuesday night. If Key West loses, it will open the regional playoffs on the road.Coral Shoresseason ended with a 7-12 record. The Conchs used a fullcourt press and hit big shots to overtake the Hurricanes, who held the lead into the fourth quarter. Elliott Valdez hits two crucial three-point shots late in the game and Daniel Thompson was phenomenal, Lopez said. I give Key West a great deal of credit for their effort, Coral Shores coach Bruce Teachey said. I felt we had control of the game going into the fourth quarter up 10 points. However, Key West pressured us with a full court [press] that we could not overcome, he said. I used all my timeouts in a period of four minutes to stop the momentum but we couldnt turn it around. Key West went into the game having won its last four games since the reinstatement of the 6-foot-5 Anthony Rice, who missed most of the regular season after being arrested in September in the theft of electronics from school band members. Disciplinary out two weeks, athletic director Neda Preston said Thursday of the latest suspension. Sources said Rice had not complied with court-ordered conditions of his probation. My whole season has been like that, said Lopez, whose son, JeQuan, has not played at all after being involved in the same theft. Its a big blow, he said of losing Rice. I told theKey West moving on in districtBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorPREP BASKETBALL MARATHON SOCCERLandry off to StetsonMarathon High Schools Katie Landry has experienced some major ups and downs in her six years as a standout Dolphins soccer player.The outgoing senior hopes it goes much smoother this fall when she sets foot on the campus at Division I Stetson University in DeLand, near Daytona Beach. Landry inked her national letter of intent this week to play soccer for the Atlantic Sun Conference program. She did so in true Keys fashion, mailing a coconut with the word Stetson written on it, along with yes and no boxes and a checked yes. She sent the letter for good measure, too. Landry will begin her college career under a new regime, as Julie Orlowski resigned unexpectedly on Jan. 31 after 12 seasons at the helm of the Hatters. Last week on Friday, my club coach called my dad and told him what happened. He told me and I was more in shock than anything. I talked to some of the players and some didnt agree with what she was doing anyway ... so theyre handling it really well, Landry said. Landry was part of a talented crop of young players around 2007 that helped turn the Marathon girls program into a quality one. She was a seventh-grader at the time. The Dolphins have done well over the years, but never got over the hump to win a District 16-1Atitle over stiff Miami-area competition like Palmer Trinity and Westminster Christian schools. That was until this season, when the girls captured the schools first-ever district title and went on a tear in the state playoffs that grabbed the city of Marathons collective attention.That made this season bittersweet for Landry, who suffered a torn right anterior cruciate ligament this summer and was forced her to sit out her final season as a Dolphin. She watched from the sideline as her longtime teammates made their dream run to the state Class-1AFinal Four. It was like a doubleedged sword because I was so happy for them, but it stunk I couldnt play, she said.But unlike her club play,Soccer stars been slowed by injuriesBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comKeynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYKatie Landry signs a letter of intent Thursday to play soccer at Division I Stetson University in DeLand,near Daytona Beach.Her father Lynn,mother Freida and brother Seth,a Marathon High freshman,join her. ISLAND CHRISTIAN HOOPSCalusa grounds the EaglesIsland Christian Schools Eagles endured a season-ending lesson Tuesday in what it takes to compete in South Floridas basketball playoffs.The Eagles were decisively stopped by Calusa Prep, 71-34, in the District 16-2Asemifinal played at the ICS Family Life Center.Were not where we need to be, ICS coach Marcus Martin said. We missed a lot of layups and didnt box out. It wasnt a sharp week in practice and it showed.Calusas Colts (13-13) used a height advantage and sharp outside shooting to roll to a 39-14 lead at halftime, and held the Eagles to single-digit scoring in three of the four quarters. Even when ICS guard Shaka Smith drilled two 3pointers to lead the Eagles to a 15-point surge in the third, the Colts tossed answered with 23 points. Dylan Kling added nine points for ICS, and Jeremy Dorn scored five. Chris OBerry scored his four points in the third-quarter run. Dylan Ayres, who closed his Eagle hoop career, and guard Bernye Estevez each had a bucket. Calusa rotated through aICS hoopsters finish 8-5 on the yearBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWIsland Christian players Jeremy Dorn (33),Chris OBerry (24),Dylan Kling (right) and Eugene Kyle battle for a rebound against the taller Colts of Calusa Prep in Tuesdays District 16-2A district semifinal in Islamorada.Calusa stopped the Eaglesseason with a 71-34 win.Dolphins done for seasonThe Marathon High School boys basketball season came to a close Tuesday with an opening-round District 16-3Atournament loss to Florida Christian School in Miami, 64-38. The Dolphins fell behind 18-3 after one quarter and failed to close the gap despite playing better the remainder of the game. We played OK the last three quarters, but that first quarter did us in. We dont give up, but when you dont make shots its hard to get back in the game, coach Kevin Freeman. Freeman said the Dolphins, whove dealt with a significant size disadvantage against almost every opponent this season, struggled to box out against the Patriots. Marathon (2-18) also struggled from the freethrow line.The Dolphins played Florida Christian even in the second quarter, 16-16, thanks in large part to the play of guard Shemar Fantroy.Shemar played excellent defense that quarter. He had two steals in the second that led to lay-ups and scored seven points in the quarter, Freeman said. Reserve guard Damian Chavez played well in the second half, scoring all of his 12 points after the break. But the deficit grew to 45-25 after the third quarter. Chavez led the Dolphins with 12 points, while Fantroy has four rebounds and three steals along with his seven points. Cooper Chaplin had six points and three rebounds. Freeman said despite the disappointing win-loss totals, hes never had a harder-working group. Our two wins we got were good wins for us, but it was a tough year, he said. We played some really tough teams. With the group of kids I had, from top to bottom, they were the hardest working team I ever had. No problems whatsoever. The Dolphins are set to graduate seniors Patrick Ryan and Arie Stewart.Patriots win the opener in tournamentBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BOYS HOOPSSee Basketball,2BSee Landry,2BSee Eagles,2B


Off-season rust and missing two of its top three singles players added up to a Marathon High School boys tennis loss in Tuesdays season opener against International Studies Charter School in Miami. No. 5 singles player Brody Harmon notched the Dolphinsonly singles win, 8-3, while the No. 1 doubles team of Riley Durkin and Jake Coldren won their match, 8-6. Brody Harmon had a successful varsity debut at the No. 5 position with the teams only singles win. Riley and Jake were reunited from two years ago and finished strong to win their doubles match. I saw a couple of good things, and we now have a list of what we need to work on in practice, coach Chris Bull said. Overall, the Dolphins lost the match 2-5. Lack of match experience in the off-season was apparent. We will definitely be playing our way into the season, Bull said. Missing Tuesday were last seasons No. 1 singles player, Vincenzo Massaro, and No. 3 player Emilio Alvear, who both suffered preseason injuries. Bull said they will be back next week. Durkin lost the No. 1 singles match, 3-8, to Internationals Renato Smith. Coldren, Jamine Guo and Cory Benton fell in the Nos. 2-4 singles matches. Guo and Benton dropped the No. 2 doubles match, 4-8. Tuesdays match was boys only, as International does not field a girls tennis team. Thats a good thing for the Dolphins, since Bull and assistant Cindy Durkin were busy coaching the Marathon girls soccer team to a state Class-1AFinal Four playoff appearance. high school soccer was more for fun and to keep me active, Landry said. Thats not hubris talking; its common knowledge high school players gain infinitely more exposure through club play. Landry got started with club play as a middle-schooler, where she made a name for herself as a goalie. She then moved to defense, and eventually the center-midfielder position she played for the Dolphins.Club soccer led Landry to attend a national soccer camp and a girls soccer showcase before her junior year that put her on college coachesradar. She eventually visited schools in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana before deciding to stay closer to home.Junior year we took a huge trip and when it was all said and done, I wanted to stay in Florida. It came down to Troy [University in Alabama] and Stetson, but I clicked with Orlowski better as a coach, Landry said.Along the way, Landry endured a left ACLtear as a freshman that caused her to miss significant playing time. Shes still recovering from the right ACLtear, even participating in a pilot back to sports program at Miami Childrens Hospital for players whove suffered that injury.Landry said she plans to be ready to go when the Hatterspreseason program ramps up on Aug. 5, and that a new coaching staff could be a blessing in disguise. I know once Im healthy and 100 percent, I have a good shot at playing my freshman year. Im really excited theres a new coach because everyones going to be trying their hardest for a starting position, she said.Stetson finished the 201213 season with a 3-13-1 record. Orlowski was 126-15323 at Stetson, including an appearance in the 2006 conference championship game.Club play dominatedFrom Landry,1B KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday,February 9,2013 LD2713 Member FDIC Equal Housing Lender KeysBank.com 305-289-4393 Your Hometown Banking Team. Congratulates The Lady Dolphins on a Terric Season! Were Proud Of You! Garden Club of the Upper Keys presentsGARDEN WALK 2013FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22 10am 4 pm Tickets $25 DonationFor ticket outlets and additional information, seewww.gardenclubupperkeys.org ENJOY A COMPLIMENTARYGarden Tea PartyArt, Music, Plant Sale and Unique VendorsPathways to Paradise TOUR FIVE DISTINCTIVE PRIVATE GARDENSIncluding a Native Plant Educational Tour at Sunset Bay Private GardenVIEW AND VOTE ATThe Art Guild of the Purple IslesBirds in Nature Art Showand the Joe Cella Memorial Awardat the FRANCIS TRACY GARDEN CENTER MM 94 Key Largo 777 W63rd St. Ocean Marathon Congratulations to the new owners of 777 W. 63rd St. Ocean!Are you looking to buy, sell or invest in the Florida Keys? Call us today at 305-393-1843 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050 Lea & Dave RueschThe Reliable Professionals(305) 393-1843 lineup that includes 6-foot9 center Victor Uyaelunmo an eighth-grader, like several Eagle regulars. Calusa is scheduled to play Colonial Christian, 58-49 winner over Redland Christian in the other semifinal Tuesday. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. today at ICS. For Island Christian (85), the good news is that except for the graduating Ayres, the entire Eagle roster is eligible to return for the next several years. Its been a good season. We learned a lot, Martin said. Ive seen real progress so we have to keep working to get better and excel.For 8-5 Eagles, real progressFrom Eagles,1B team we can move on without him. Rices place in the middle of the Conchs 2-3 zone was taken by Luis Acosta and, at times, by the muscular Valdez. At 5-9, Acosta stands a foot shorter than Hurricane center Will Ismer at 6-10.Senior Tony German was a big factor for the Conchs with his rebounding, and he made a reverse lay-up late in the game.Coral Shores, which split two regular-season games with the Conchs, was led by Terrell Taylor, who scored 22 points, and Ismer, who had 19. Demond Scott scored six and Chase Cabral had four. Hurricane ball-handlers were not ready when Key West effectively applied its press, Teachey said. When that happens, with their speed, youre looking at the backs of their jerseys. I was proud of our guys, said Teachey. Alberto Anderson, one of the Canes top scorers, missed the game with a knee injury. The Conchs take a 10-8 record into tonights game against Gulliver, a team theyve lost to twice this season.Staff writer Kevin Wadlow contributed to this report.Rice suspended againFrom Basketball,1B LaSalle takes down ConchsThe Key West High School boys and girls tennis teams got a taste of the big time Tuesday in Key Biscayne when they opened the season against LaSalle on the purple courts of the glittering Tennis Center at Crandon Park. Everything was so bright, said senior Griffin Saunders, who is No. 2 singles on the boys team. Definitely the nicest courts Ive ever played on.Although they played on outlying courts, the Conchs got to go up high in the 13,000-seat stadium site of the annual Sony Ericcson Open finals where they looked down upon a girl, who appeared to be about 5 years old, taking private lessons.She was probably better than half our team, Saunders said before the next days practice, back on the Conchs modest set of courts. Not that Key West was half bad Tuesday against a private school known for its tennis prowess. The Conchs won their share of games, although only Liz Czerwinski, the No. 4, won a match (8-5). Add in an exhibition doubles match, freshmen Laura Hall and Sophie Arazi won their doubles match, 8-3.No. 1 singles Olivia Delaune, a banjo-, classical piano-playing senior, lost, 8-4; No. 2 Fernanda Caceras, a junior, lost, 8-2; freshman Savannah Robinson at No. 3 lost 8-3; and freshman Hannah Brown, at No. 5, lost, 8-4.It was wonderful to see what real talent is, said girls coach Bill Butler. Their kids play year-round and even go to tournaments during the season. But were making slow steady progress. Also on the roster are junior Ali Knowles, junior Jase Schilleci, freshmen Jesse Cheung, Tatum Flowers, Olivia Maliki and Haley Bogiel, and sophomore Haley Rodmon.For the boys team, coached by John Moeller, senior Sonny Knowles, lost at No. 1 8-2; Saunders went down, 8-0; senior Colin Hetzler lost, 8-6; Chris Bujak lost 8-3; and Chun Poon fell, 8-5.We made a lot of mistakes that cost us many points, Moeller said. Four freshmen Kevin Cheng, Andrew Flores, Danylo Khodosevych and Jason Beede round out the boys roster.The Conchs will play St. Brendan on Monday at Tropical Park in Miami. The first home match will be at 2 p.m. Friday against Marathon.Fins visit Key West next FridayBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST TENNISConchs fall in the preseasonHeld to four hits, the Key West High baseball team lost its preseason opener to Miami Brito, 7-2, Tuesday afternoon at the La Ley Sports Complex in Homestead.Playing on a Major League field built in the early 1990s as a spring-training home for the Cleveland Indians who never came the Conchs rallied from a 4-0 deficit with two runs in the fifth inning, but Brito scored three in the sixth to settle the outcome. Steven Wells had two of the Conchshits; starting pitcher Darren Miller had a double off the top of the leftfield wall, and freshman shortstop Greg Veliz added a single in his varsity debut. Miller allowed a run in the first, a run in the second and two in the third. He gave up seven hits in four innings and struck out four. Britos Richie Sotolongo held the Conchs scoreless on two hits for the first four innings, Veliz led off the fifth with a single and eventually scored on a wild pitch. Miller drove in the second run on a sacrifice fly to the left fielder, who made a diving catch.Key West had the potential tying run on base after Chris Varela and Andrew Freeman drew walks from reliever Angel Cortez in the sixth, but Veliz hit sharply into a wellexecuted double play.In the bottom of the sixth, Brito scored three runs by stringing together three hits off Veliz, who had replaced Miller on the mound in the fifth. Veliz struck out four in two innings The Conchs will open the regular season at 7 Tuesday night in a District 16-4A game at Coral Shores.They travel to Canes for Tuesday openerBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BASEBALLTennis Dolphins start slow at InternationalStill,Harmon, Durkin,Coldren get victoriesBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON TENNIS


One of the best things about living in the Florida Keys is the amazing amount of art and culture. So many artists have chosen to make the Keys their home and that means that we have access to some beautiful local artwork for our home and wardrobe. Art galleries are one of my favorite places to shop for statement jewelry. Unique, handmade wearable art is a great conversation starter and sure to elicit the following from your friends: Where did you get that? Wearable art can be fun, interesting and even glamorous. In most cases, the price point is very affordable. Ariella Hogan has been making jewelry for more than 30 years. Originally from Israel, she settled in Key West in 1989 inspired by the diverse colors of the sunset and the unique wildlife of Key West. Her handmade jewelry is not only affordable but also durable. She uses a synthetic clay that is flexible, unbreakable, lightweight and waterproof, and if it gets dirty, it can be cleaned with soap and water.Hogan makes rings ($12), earrings ($18), bracelets ($28) and necklaces ($40 to $60). You can buy a matching set or individual pieces to add to your jewelry collection. My favorites are her bracelets that wrap around your wrist for an effortlessly chic look.Find her jewelry at the Island Arts Coop at 1128 Duval St., Key West. Stephanie Martin has been working with glass for 12 years, specializing in glass fusing and combining dichroic two-toned glass and artisan glasses. Her pendants and earrings have a beautiful metallic coating on their surfaces that reflect light, creating a beautiful glow. Because these pendants are actually clear, the colors will change with what youre wearing, picking up blues, pinks or yellows based on your outfit. Each piece is unique, ranging in price from $40 to $65 for a pendant and $20 for earrings.Stephanies Seaside Glassworks has two storefront locations, at the Rain Barrel at mile marker 86.7 in Islamorada, and a south location at mile marker 81.9. For more information, go to www.sea sideglassworks.com.Leah Maki is a fashionobsessed style blogger. More of her fashion advice can be found on her blog, LeahsFabulousFinds.com. Saturday,February 9,2013 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com Celebrate this day of Love with your special someone and fall in love with our continuous dining experience!IslamoradaValentines Day Dinner $98.95 per coupleIncludes the Gourmet Salad Bar plus 16 perfectly seasoned cuts of meat, expertly carved at your table by our specially trained Gauchos. Beef, Pork, Chicken, Lamb & Shrimp And Bottom-less Glass of Champagne! Lighter option: The gourmet Salad Bar only for $27.95 Full bar service featuring Brazilian Cocktails or Ciapirinha. And an extensive wine list! Beside Whale Harbor BuffetKey WestValentines Day Dinner $98.95 per coupleIncludes the Salad Bar Extravganza plus 16 perfectly seasoned cuts of meat, expertly carved at your table by our specially trained Gauchos Beef, Pork, Chicken, Lamb & Shrimp & Delectable House-made Dessert! Lighter option: The gourmet Salad Bar only for $27.95, Full bar service featuring Brazilian Cocktails or Ciapirinha. And an extensive wine list! 21 Caroline & Duval St. Celebrate with Hearts on Fire thisValentines Day ~ Christopher D. Golden, D.M.D.American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental AssociationWe treat our patients like Family Big Pine Key 305-872-4272 www.keysdentist.com 3229 Flagler Ave Key West 294-6292 Locally owned and operated for 11 yearsBIGSALE Wearable art is way to dress up wardrobeArtists create unique designs you can wearCONCH STYLE Leah Maki ConchStyle Living Handmade jewelry by Israeli-born artist Ariella Hogan (above) is available at the Island Arts Coop in Key West.Left is a sand-dollar pendant by glass artist Stephanie Martin. Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/Photos


KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday,February 9,2013 No beans, no tomatoes, no onions. Most recipe instructions dont begin with lots of donts, but the Food Networks recipe for slowcooker Texas Chili does exactly that. Any review of famous chili recipes quickly concludes that beans are a big bone of contention. Texas-style chili is really meat and chiles. Seasonings vary by region, custom, family history, taste and how long the cook claims to have had the recipe in the family. But, no beans. Emeril Lagasse, a prettyfamous New Orleans chef, offers his own take on the hot and spicy Texas staple from across the river. He starts out with rendered bacon grease, oh my. Lagasse does believe in tomatoes, however, and on that point there seem to be less disputations, unless youre talking about verde, green chili, which has no tomatoes.All this and more will be discussed and tasted at the fourth annual Islamorada Chili Cook-Off, Feb. 16-17 at the Islamorada Moose Lodge, mile marker 81.Contestants from seven states plus Canada have signed up to compete for bragging rights. And a group of professional judges will be deciding whose secret recipe merits the highest honors. Members of the public can partake as well, with 10-12 entries from local chefs available for sampling on Saturday and 20-plus professional chefs serving up chili on Saturday and Sunday after official judging closes each day. Chris Everhart, a Key Largo cook whos won multiple chili cookoffs and is a member of the International Chili Society (ICS), says he remembers when the Keys early chili cookoffs were held a decade ago at Rowells Marina. Growing up in Latin America and then Colorado, Everhart said he came to appreciate the subtleties of different recipes. And, he has qualified for the national championships five years running.This is the fourth year for the Islamorada Moose Lodge Chili Cook Off, said Nancy Saxe, a lodge member and one of the organizers.Admission is free. To sample chili entries, a $5 ticket allows seven samples, she explained. And the ticket stub becomes a vote to select audience favorites in a Peoples Choice competition. Trophies will be awarded in both professional and amateur competitions. There are three categories for the professional chefs competing: traditional red chili, verde (with green chiles) and salsa. There are no beans allowed under ICS rules, Everhart notes, although some home style recipes not part of the official competition may be found during the two-day event. Whats a good chili cookout without music and dancing? Well, on that front the Moose Lodge has stirred up musical talent for both days. Among the groups participating: Barstool Sailor Micah, Scott Youngberg, Moss & the Blues Pirates, Devonshire Rockband, Grateful Ted Hyde and Viviane Ricard, The Toll Takes and more. The Country Line dancing Chili Chicks, from Palm Beach County, will perform (and offer dancing lessons as well). And there will be food and beverages available for sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Proceeds benefit the Coral Shores High School Athletic program, The Good Health Clinic and Islamorada Boy Scouts. For more information, call 305-664-8120. No beans,chili cook-off is for meat-loversMoose Lodge hosts chili fans Feb. 16-17LAttitudes Staff Green and red chiles are the heart of prize-winning chili. ISLAMORADA Heady mix of blues coming to the BaysideGrowing up in Perth, Australia, blues musician Harper heard the haunting sounds of the didgeridoo.Add the wailing harmonica sounds of Chicago blues legends, and a stint in Canada for another layer of acoustic tempering, and you have what Rambles Magazine calls a master Chicago-style harmonica player.Harper brings his harmonica, the didgeridoo and his band, the Midwest Kind, to Key Largos Bayside Grille Feb. 13-14.Hes part of a six-week blues marathon served up for bar and restaurant patrons with performers coming from the U.S. and Canada.The JWJones Band,p touted as Canadas top touring blues act, opened the series Feb. 6-7. This is their second appearance at the Bayside and the response to that taste of contemporary blues is what started it all, said Robert DiGiorgio, owner of Caf Largo, Bayside Grille and Bayside Sunset Bar. Australian-born Harper, who has performed on FOX, brings his Midwest Kind band to Key Largo for shows Feb. 13-14. Hes backed by his Michiganbased group, featuring Matt Besey on guitar, Chris Wiley Smith on bass guitar/Djembe and Scott Key on drums. On adding the native didgeridoo to his music, Harper says: It is a sound I grew up with, so it seemed natural to add it to my songwriting particularly when the lyrics related to the plight of the Aborigines in Australia.Key Largo hosts six blues bands in Feb.,MarchMUSIC Photo by DAN HILLTodd Wolfe was lead guitarist for Cheryl Crow before starting his own band.LAttitudes StaffWittydescribes Ephrons workLove, Loss and What I Wore, by Nora and Delia Ephron, scored the secondlongest off-Broadway run streak in New Yorks Westside Theatre history. Now its coming to Key West, playing on Sundays and Mondays through Feb. 18 at the Red Barn Theatre, and then returning for a second Sunday-Monday run Mar. 17-Apr. 8.The New York Times review described the play as a scrapbook of stories about unfortunate prom dresses, the traumatic lighting in fitting rooms, high heels, short skirts and the existential state of having nothing to wear.For those familiar with Nora Ephrons work, the word witty is an apt metaphor for the writing here, done with her daughter Delia, herself an accomplished author and playwright. The play is based on a book by Ilene Beckerman.Nora says this show is like The Vagina Monologues, without the vaginas.The play won the 2010 Broadway.com Audience Award for favorite new OffBroadway play. And Variety described the story as catnip. The cast includes Chris Stone, a Red Barn Theatre founding member, as Gingy; Rebecca Gleason as Gingys Mother, as Nancys Mother, Rosie Lynne, Mary, Nora, Doctor; Melody Moore as Nancy, Stephanie, Liz, Annie, Eves Shrink, Woman, Amanda; Stephanie Sander as Alexs Mother, Holly, Merrill, Older Sister, Dora, Eve, Lisa; and Stephanie Yosen as Alex, Nancy, younger sister, Pam, Marys Mother, Geralyn and Heather.Love,Loss and What I Worehas two KW runsTHEATERLAttitudes StaffSee Blues,6BSee Theater,6B Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/Photos


Saturday,February 9,2013 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Old Island Restoration Foundations February House Tour is set for 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Feb. 15-16.Examples of island architecture run the gamut from the Gilded Age to the computer age, including a cigarmakers cottage that has grown over five generations in the same family. Tickets cost $30 and are available online at: www.oirf.org or by calling 305-294-9501. Tickets are also available: Capital Bank, (Old Town & North Roosevelt Branches in Key West; mile marker 30.4 on Big Pine Key; 2348 Overseas Hwy., Marathon); Audio Video in Paradise, 1124 Key Plaza, Key West; and Royal Furniture, 3326 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West. Checks or cash only. Tickets will also be sold at the featured houses during tour hours. Heres the lineup of houses for February tours:1108 Southard StreetThe shine was still on the Gilded Age when this quintessential Key West Eyebrow house arose at the edge of town. Several renovations and additions kept this house suited to contemporary life. The hands of two local architects, 20 years apart, shaped this residence.717 White StreetNot everything in the Historic District is meant to be saved. Marked for demolition, this post-WWII concrete rambler has a temporary lease on life as the studio/residence of a local artist. An example of what good design can do for short-term housing, an approach useful for renters or those not quite ready to do a full renovation of their own property.912 Packer StreetFive generations of the same family have owned this house since their ancestor arrived from Cuba. Over the years, the cigar makers home grew with Victorian bays and turrets. Inherited by a general contractor, it has been lovingly rebuilt with clever touches throughout and sheltered in a palm garden. Be sure to enjoy the rooftop deck.816 Johnson Lane*Adjacent shotgun houses were stitched together by an owner/architect to create one living/studio space. Transcending and embracing the homes humble origins, a notable artist now paints surrounded by rustic sophistication and a secret garden. *This house closes at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16.1517 Washington StreetSome may not want to admit it, but 1960 was more than a half century ago and houses from the s are now historic. This typical mid-century modern Midtown home, which merited a Ceramic Star in 2012, has been transformed by its owner/ designer, who has adapted many Old Town houses to meet the demands of modern life. This stop includes a visit to his inhome studio. In addition, the Oldest House, 322 Duval St., will be open for tours to show off recent interior repainting and additions to the collections. Asuccess on the highest level from first to last ... something to write home about. BOSTON GLOBE Pianist Frederick Moyer has played concert halls in 41 countries, including such distinguished venues as the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, the Sydney Opera House, even Windsor Castle. On Saturday, Feb. 9, he plays at Island Christian Church, mile marker 83.25 in Islamorada; on Sunday, Feb. 10, he performs at St. Pauls Church in Key West, and on Monday, Feb. 11, he comes to Marathon. This is Moyers fourth appearance in the Keys as part of the Florida Keys Concert Associations series, which celebrates its 43rd season this year. Moyer, who has been performing for more than 30 years, is also a member of the Jazz Arts Trio, where he specializes in note-for-note transcriptions of such jazz pianists as Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans and Erroll Garner, bringing this great American music onto classical music stages. Moyer started JRI Recordings in 1992, a label which has since produced CDs by numerous worldclass musicians. His many recordings on this and other labels comprise works by more than 30 composers and reflect an affinity for a wide variety of styles. During his Keys concerts, Moyer will play the rarely heard Warsaw Concerto, which was written by British composer Richard Addinsell for the 1941 film, Dangerous Moonlight. The filmmakers were looking for a composition in the style of Sergei Rachmaninoffs Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini or the Second and Third Piano Concertos. Moyer has recorded Mussorgsky/Mendelssohn along with David Otts Second Piano Concerto with the London Symphony, which was written for Moyer. The programming committee of the concert association notes that Moyer is known for bringing his artistry, enthusiasm and recorded orchestra. His adventurous programming and a delightful commentary make him a favorite of audiences.Saturdays concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 at the door. For more information and tickets for the Islamorada concert, call 305451-0665 or 240-0061. Sundays 4 p.m. concert at St. Pauls Episcopal Church has $20 tickets. Call 296-1520. Mondays concert at San Pablo Catholic Church, 122nd Street, oceanside, in Marathon, begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25; $35 for preferred seating. For more information and tickets for the Marathon program, call 305-289-1110 or 216-408-6546. And you can check out the associations website at: www.floridakeys concerts.com The Florida Keys Commercial Fishermen's Association would like to thank the many generous sponsors who help to make our 8th Annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival another successful event. There are many levels of participation and below are the local businesses that support our industry and in kind we support them. We hope you will too. Admiral: the Monroe County Tourist Development Council and The Keynoter Commodore: Stock Island Lobster, The Dept of Agriculture and Blaylock Oil Company Captain: Monroe County Extension Service, Pirate Radio, Aljoma Lumber, Key Largo Fisheries, Marine Underwriters, Keys Fisheries, Centennial Bank, Elite Sky Seafood, Eagle Brands and Waste Management. First Mate: Fanci Seafood, Island T-shirt Graphics, Courtyard Marriott, Signs Unlimited, Gordon Food Service, E.M.C. Oil Co., Eco Products by PHP Inc., Atlantic & Gulf Fishing Supply, First State Bank, Dolphin Hydraulics, Blue Ocean Seafood and Coca Cola. Deck Hand: Key West Engine Service, Key West Express, Ryan Construction Service, Cudjoe Sales, Titan Lumber, Gulf Manufacturing, Brutus Seafood, Hak Hide LLC., Key West Marine Hardware, and Monroe County Public Works.Thanks to the following groups: Florida Keys Community College your student nursesstepped up to cover our first aid station all day, and the local high school students who gave their time in some of our food booths for community service hours. Marathon Bio Diesel Service took our fry oil to make diesel. The Educational Coalition for Monroe County youth group worked tirelessly keeping the tables clean and with the help of Rosa Washington Monroe County Solid Waste and Waste Management we were able to recycle a good portion of the waste. Florida Keys Party Rental Suburban Propane Penske Truck Rental from Big Pine Storage and 4 Star Rental have all been great supporters with their services over the years. We truly appreciate all that you do. A special thanks to Emcee Marlin Scott and all the musical talent that kept our crowds entertained throughout the day. Thanks to the many businesses that donated raffle items for the day, your generosity does not go unnoticed. You made many people happy. And last but not least Thank you to the many volunteers f amily members and crew behind the scenes for the hours before, during and after the event. We hope the community enjoyed the day and we thank you all for coming out to support your local fishermen that proudly provide the seafood for your dinner plates. Sincerely, Vicki Gale Event Coordinator 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 LAttitudes Staff World-class pianist returns to KeysConcerts in KW, Islamorada and Marathon Feb.9-11MUSICFrederick MoyerLooking: Singles search for loveMarathon Community Theatre presents an intimate reading of the romantic comedy, Looking, Feb. 15-16 in the theater gallery. The play, written by Norm Foster, follows the story of four singles and their desperate, often funny, search for love and companionship. The cast includes: Eric Rolfe, Mike Wagner, Anne Andrews and Kathy Hunt. Rolfe plays Andy, divorced, a storage space salesman whose love life is in the deep freeze. Wagner plays radio broadcaster, Matt, described as socially inept, who reluctantly accompanies Andy on a blind date. Hunt portrays Val, also divorced, and idealistic despite not having any intimate relationships since her breakup. And then theres Nina, a character described as Vals sardonic best friend who seems more interested in finding Mr. Right now as compared to her friends desire to find Mr. Right. Andrews plays the role of Nina. Jennifer Powell directs and Dale Coburn is producer for this two-night show, which will be staged in the playhouse gallery. Bonnie Greenberg, MCTexecutive director, says readings have been presented at the theater for years as an alternative to a fully staged production. In addition to providing audiences with a more intimate cultural experience, readings are a great tool to help the non-profit theaters volunteer directors and actors develop their craft.While the actors do have their scripts in front of them, they still must project each characters story through vocal performance, facial expressions and gestures.Tickets cost $12 and are available by calling the box office at: 743-0994. Box office hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.Theater gallery hosts reading Feb.15-16 MARATHONThe cast of Marathon Community Theatres romantic comedy Looking,(left toright):Anne Andrews,Kathy Hunt,Eric Rolfe and MikeWagner. Historic homes on February tour Feb. 15-16Shotgun house, cottage reborn, and more to see KEY WEST Five generations have owned this cigar makerscottage (above) at 912 Packer St., which has been expanded and modernized inside. This post WW II rambler (left) has been turned into a temporary studio/residence for a Key West artist.Photos by PAT DAVANZA CUMMINGS


KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday,February 9,2013 When I added the didgeridoo to the more traditional blues instruments, it worked. The deep woody qualities and its haunting drone seemed to enhance the emotional quality of my stories.Biscuit Miller and The Mix bring their Chicagostyle blues sound to Key Largo for a Feb. 20 performance. Biscuit is known for his fun and funky style of bass playing and his great rapport with fans. Todd Wolfe, whos worked as a lead guitarist for Cheryl Crow and Carla Olson, brings his own band to the Bayside on Saturday, Feb. 23. As a writer, Wolfes songs have been covered by Faith Hill, Stevie Nicks, Deborah Coleman and others. Since departing Sheryl Crows band, Wolfe has been gaining popularity as a solo artist and guitarist in North America and Europe. There are three more blues groups scheduled at the Bayside in March. That includes the Braille Blues Daddy Bryan Lee and The Blues Power Band, who perform Mar. 9. Lee started out playing for Midwest crowds at the early age of 15. In the late 1950s, he opened for Bill Haley & The Comets with his band The Glaciers, and performed cover music of Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry and Little Richard. By the early 1960s and throughout the 1970s, Lees musical interest turned to the sound of Chicago Blues, where he was heavily influenced by Chicago bluesmen Muddy Waters, HowlinWolf, Hubert Sumlin and Freddie King. Joel DaSilva and the Midnight Howl perform Mar. 2. Their resume includes performances with heavy hitters like B.B. King, A.C.Reed, The Fabulous Thunderbirds and Reverend Horton Heat. The Rockin Jake Band, based out of New Orleans, has been hailed as one of the premier harmonica players in the country. Primarily self-taught, Jake briefly studied with Jerry Portnoy, harmonica player for Muddy Waters. He comes to the Bayside to close out the blues series on Saturday, Mar. 16. For more information, visit: www.keylargo-bay sidegrille.com Biscuit Miller plays Bayside Feb. 20From Blues,4B Whew. To keep all that straight on stage and behind the curtain, Carole MacCartee directs with help from Assistant Director Bob Smith, who also wears the hat of stage manager, master electrician and sound. The set is by Red Barn founding member Gary McDonald.Nora Ephrons wit defined an era. She was educated at Wellesley College and became an acclaimed essayist, novelist and Oscar-nominated screenwriter. She featured strong female characters and a clear view of modern romance. Nora was one cog in a literary family. Her parents were Henry and Phoebe Ephron, stage and screen writers. Delia upholds the family writing banner as a bestselling author (The Lion Is In), screenwriter (Youve Got Mail) and playwright. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, O the Oprah Magazine, Vogue and the Huffington Post. She collaborated with her sister on this play, which is the second-longest running off-Broadway show ever at New Yorks Westside Theatre.Matters of the heart and matters of the closet combine in this comic and poignant collection of stories that Theatre Mania called insightful, entertaining touching and often hilarious.Tickets cost $35 and are available at www.red barntheatre.com by phone at 296-9911 and from the Box Office, 319 Duval Street, rear. The box office offers group prices and a special $65 Dinner and a Show package (dinner at the Pier House HarbourView Caf).Regal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. Identity Thief (R):1:00,4:15,7:00 and 9:30 p.m. Bullet to the Head (R):1:45,5:00,7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Warm Bodies (PG-13):2:00,4:30,7:20 and 9:50 p.m. Hansel and Gretel (R):5:15 p.m. Hansel and Gretel 3D (R):2:15,7:45 and 10:00 p.m. Mama (PG-13):1:15,4:00,7:10 and 9:40 p.m. Zero Dark Thirty (R):1:30,4:45 and 8:00 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St.,Key West,295-9493 Les Miserables (PG-13):2:15,5:45 and 8:50 p.m. Silver Linings Playbook (R):1:45,4:15,6:35 and 9:00 p.m. Life of Pi (PG):4:00 p.m. Life of Pi 3D (PG):1:30,6:30 and 9:10 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 Silver Linings Playbook (R):Weekdays:7:00 and 9:30 p.m.;Saturday and Sunday:2:00,7:00 and 9:30 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 Identity Thief (R):1:45,4:25,7:05 and 9:40 p.m. Hansel & Gretel (R):4:30 p.m. Hansel & Gretel 3D (R):2:00,7:00 and 9:50 p.m. Zero Dark Thirty (R):12:05,3:25,6:45 and 10:05 p.m. Life of Pi (PG):4:05 p.m. Life of Pi 3D (PG):1:05,7:05 and 9:50 p.m. Silver Linings Playbook (R):1:35,4:20,7:10 and 9:55 p.m. Keys Movie Times 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernierbbtheatres.com NOWALLDIGITAL! SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 02/08 Thurs. 02/14 Identity Thief (R) 1:45; 4:25; 7:05; 9:40 *Life of Pi (PG) 3D 1:05; 7:05 9:50 2D 4:05Silver Linings Playbook (R) 1:35; 4:20; 7:10; 9:55 *Zero Dark Thirty (R) 12:05; 3:25; 6:45; 10:05 Sorry no passes Thurs., Fri. and Saturday onlyAclear view of modern romanceFrom Theater,4B Harper & Midwest (above) bring the master Chicago-style harmonicasound to the Keys.Rockin Jake (left) plays the Bayside Grille Mar.16. Feb.13: Harper & Midwest Kind Feb.14: Harper & Midwest Kind Feb.20: Biscuit Miller & the MixFeb.23: Todd Wolfe BandMar.2: Joel DaSilva & the Midnight Howl Mar.9: Braille Blues DaddyBryan Lee & The Blues Power Band Mar.16: The Rockin Jake Band Photo by ROBERTA DEPIEROStephanie Sander,Melody Moore,Chris Stone, Stephanie Yosen,Rebecca Gleason in Love,Loss and What I Woreat the Red Barn Theatre. Lucky Street showcases twoLucky Street Gallery has two featured artists participating in a special exhibit through Feb. 22.Key West artist Rick Worth, leader of the Painting Boot Camp at The Studios of Key West, and Jon Tosh McIntosh, a painter, graphic artist, cartoonist and designer whose latest work in mixed media is now on display.Organizers of the show say the pieces are being previewed for sale, following the French concept of vernissage. This allows the artists and gallery to fully hang the exhibition for a few days prior to the celebratory reception, which permits quiet inspection of the work and permits artist and the gallery to make last minute finishing touches. McIntoshs new works exhibit a poke here and there at society, a great sense of humour, and some gorgeous pieces, show organizers said, noting his mixed media works and paintings will be in this exhibit. Areception for both artists is planned from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8. The gallery is located at 540 Greene St., Key West. For more information, visit: www.luckystreet gallery.com or call: 294-3973.Rick Worth and Jon McIntosh through Feb.22ARTRick Worths Julia Street Chickens(left) and Jon McIntoshsMask-2-Diptych. ART & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFSNowak portrait gallery reopensThe Faces of Surfing, by artist Letty Nowak, opens at the Lemonade Stand PopUp Gallery, 318 Petronia St. in Bahama Village. Nowak, who has spent the past two years in the La Jolla area of San Diego, has returned to Bahama Village where she had a gallery from 2001 until 2007.Her large-scale canvas portraits have been exhibited in galleries across the country, including shows in New York, Montauk, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa, and Key West.Achampagne reception is planned from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. For more information, visit: www.letty nowak.comFrank Deford guest speakerSportswriter/novelist Frank Deford is guest speaker at 6 p.m. Monday for Friends of the Key West Library lecture.Deford, senior contributing writer at Sports Illustrated, has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters.His talk will be held at The Studios of Key West, 600 White St., Key West. Doors open at 5:30 and seating is first-come, first served.For more information, visit http://friendsofthe keywestlibrary.org .Vienna Boys Choir scheduled Feb.17The Vienna BoysChoir, one of the best-known boys choral ensembles in the world, is scheduled to perform Feb. 17 at the Tennessee Williams Theater on Stock Island.The program, sponsored by the South Florida Symphony, is set to begin at 6 p.m. and will feature 24 trebles and altos singing inspirational classical music.History traces the origins of the Vienna BoysChoir to 1498 at the court of Emperor Maximilian I of Austria. Today it consists of approximately 100 singers, ages 10 to 14, divided into four touring choirs that perform throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. Their musical repertoire ranges from medieval to contemporary. Tickets for the Keys concert range from $50 to $250 per person, depending on seat location. Visit: www.keystix.com For more information on the symphony, visit: www .southfloridasymphony .org Surfer Rob Machado by artist Letty Nowak. DEFORD


Dive pioneer recalls pastAKey Largo dive-business pioneer remembers the early days of sport diving during a recorded interview shown at a 7 p.m. Monday program of the Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys. Bill Crawford, an early underwater-photography instructor who operated Key Largo Diving Headquarters and Tropic Isle Dive Shop in Key Largo, speaks in the 2011 interview of those who launched the sport locally half a century ago. The program at the Key Largo library, in Trade Winds Plaza at mile marker 101.4, is free and open to the public.Animal farm is open SundayThe Monroe County Sheriffs Animal Farm is open Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. for anyone interested to see the horses, a cow, pigs, goats, bunnies, alligators, tropical birds, a kinkajou, sloths, a lemur, Kramer the emu, a family of Patagonian cavys, tortoises, snakes and more.The farm is just off College Road on Stock Island, at the Sheriffs Office headquarters. Admission is free.Tuesday benefit set for BordenAfundraiser for Kathleen Borden, who taught at Sugarloaf School for two generations, is planned for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Boondocks Grille and Drafthouse, mile marker 27.2 on Ramrod Key. Borden has acute brachial plexopathy, which has left her with no use of her arms and hands, and in constant pain. She is being treated at the University of Miami Hospital in Miami and has no income while waiting for disability to come through. Tuesdays event will include bingo for adults and a silent auction.Williams talks medicinal plantsNative American Medicinal Plants is the sixth presentation in the 22nd annual lecture series A Delicate Balance of Nature sponsored by Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park.Michele Williams, southeastern director of the Florida Public Archaeology Network at Florida Atlantic University, is the speaker at the free session Wednesday at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, mile marker 102.5 oceanside. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the lecture begins at 7:30.Audubon hosts tern-nest expertsThe Florida Keys Audubon Society hosts a free presentation by Peggy Coontz and Tom Sweets of the Key West Wildlife Center titled Least and Roseate Terns of Key West: The Benefits and Perils of Rooftop Nesting.At the 6:30 p.m. Wednesday session, they will discuss how the terns have adapted to nesting on roofs that are flat and covered with white gravel. The presentation takes place at the Key West Garden Club, 1100 Atlantic Blvd. The first 10 people to arrive get free Keys Audubon T-shirts.DAscanio talks about curb appealFranco DAscanio, chief executive officer of DAsign Source in Marathon, will discuss how to give your front yard curb appeal at the Marathon Garden Club on Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. Studies have shown that landscaping is the biggest return on your real estate investment when it comes to resale. DAscanio will talk about proper proportion, variety, lighting and hardscaping. The presentation is free and open to the public.Mexican dinner benefits RelayStouts Restaurant in Marathon has its second annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Societys Relay for Life from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 16. Its a Mexican feast costing $10 per person, which includes an entree, two sides, margaritas and sangria. Reservations are requested. Call 743-6437.Tea and fashions on the calendarThe St. Columba Episcopal Church Women of Marathon present their annual show, Fashions and Tea, on Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. at St. Columba Episcopal Church, on 52nd Street bayside behind the Panda House restaurant.English high tea will be served, with tea, scones, cookies, fruit and tea sandwiches.Following tea, a fashion show will be presented by Island Sugar and Spice of Islamorada. Local adults and children will model the latest in Keys fashion. Asilent auction, door prizes and a 50/50 raffle will be part of the festivities. Tickets are $15 and available at St. Columba and Food for Thought, in the Gulfside Village plaza at 5800 Overseas Highway. Call 6649258 for reservations or further information. Saturday,February 9,2013 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com AIR CONDITIONING MARATHON A/C & APPLIANCESSales & Service Fast Reliable Service Lic # CAC017490 (305) 743-5051 ARTIC-TEMPResidential Commercial Marine Sales Repair Refrigeration Ice Machines Lic # CAC 053827. 743-5288 Danas Air ConditioningCommercial & Residential Ice Machines Pool Heaters Service Agreements Lic # CAC 056642 (305) 289-9498 www.danasairconditioning.com Windswept A/C & Appl.Shut Your Windows,Shut Your Doors You Ain't Gonna Be Hot No More! Great Prices! Good Service! Lic @ CAC056987. 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FloridationSolution in the Feb.13 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the XX puzzle. 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL33050 JOSH MOTHNER(305) 942-9519 Collectors Corner Marathon Open 7 Days AWeek Congratulations to Ann Nash & Jason Long, the proud new owners of Collectors Corner! I Know the Market, I Know the Keys & I Know the Numbers! Call me today! LIVING BRIEFS


KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday,February 9,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: Ad# 353158 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, will, on the 19TH DAY OF FEBRUARY 2013 at 11:00AM on THE FRONT STEPS OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 WHITEHEAD STREET 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 Number 3-B1, STIRRUP KEY CONDOMINIUM, INC., a condominium according to that certain Declaration of Condominium, recorded in Official Record Book 843, Pages 608690, inclusive, Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, together with all appurtenances, and, an undivided 6.25% share in those common elements subject to the terms and conditions of such Declaration of Condominium, commonly known as: 113 Stirrup Key Road, Unit #3-B1, Marathon, FL, 33050". Pursuant to the FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: Iberia Bank, a Foreign Corporation, authorized to transact business in the State of Florida, Plaintiff VS. Susan Marie Hover; Earl Jay Hover; Arthur Romero; JPMorgan Chase NA; Stirrup Key Condominium Inc; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION #1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION #2 Defendants. And the Docket Number of which is Number 11-CA-000072-M WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 9th day of January 2013 AMY HEAVILIN Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida By: Tammy L. Marciel Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: 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. Published February 2, 9, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 371683 NOTICE OF SALE Tenant name followed by space number. Wildlife Charters, Captain Scott Anderson UNIT # 42 Sale to be held at: Bonefish Storage 12693 Overseas Highway Marathon, Florida 33050 Items believed to be household and garage items will be disposed of at this site on February 16, 2013 ; or as posted to satisfy owner lien for rent due in accordance with State Statutes 83.801 to 83.809. Seller reserves the right to overbid. All items or spaces may not be available on date of sale. Published February 2, 9, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 378112 MONROE COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS DAC I will meet on Wednesday February 27, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel. DAC II will meet on Tuesday February 26, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce in Big Pine Key. DAC III will meet on Wednesday February 27, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key. DAC IV will meet on Tuesday February 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Islander Resort in Islamorada. DAC V will meet on Tuesday February 26, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Key Largo. All DAC meetings are open to the public. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in these proceedings, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Published February 9, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 380131 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 02/20/2013 9:00:00 AM at 111 US Highway 1 # 107, Key West, FL 33040 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All sales are final LFGTCBPK0B1000780 2011 TGB 1GNUCJE04AR164153 2010 CHEVROLET 1HD1FCW403Y610354 2003 HD FLHTCUI Published February 9, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 380377 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 02/22/2013, 08:00 am at 189 US HIGHWAY 1 KEY WEST, FL 33040-5476, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ANCHOR TOWING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1HGEJ8245XL061128 1999 HONDA1J4GZ88Z6WC220217 1998 JEEP 1Y1SK5462MZ013215 1991 GEO 5ASAJ2744F020303 2002 GLOBAL ELECTRIC MOTORCARS INC KMYSE1A416C002537 2006 DAEL Published February 9, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 81.5OldHighwayFriday, Saturday9am-3pm Huge RummageSale FridayandSaturday,February 8-9 9am-3pm attheIslamoradaMoose Lodge MM81.5OldHwy IslamoradaMooseandCaring forCatstogetherforone giganticsale. PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS. Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. A PRIVATE COLLECTOR Looking for gold & silver, old coins, jewelry, paintings. WILL PAY TOP DOLLAR, GUARANTEED! 305-743-5780 Owna30x90Lotwitha2 bedroom,1bathtrailerin LionsLairHomeOwners Communityatmilemarker59, GrassyKey,Marathon. $150,000218-341-1366 KEY COLONY BEACH 2 Bdrm suites, 2 Bths, workshop, bonus rooms, carport & garage. 90 ft. canal. Too much to list! $749K. 248-770-4791 NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS 100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY CITYOFMARATHON,FLORIDA9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,Florida33050 Phone:(305)743-0033 INVITATIONFORPROPOSALS PROFESSIONALARCHITECTURALSERVICESNOTICEISHEREBYGIVENthatsealedproposalswillbereceivedbytheCITYOF MARATHON,until3:00P.M.,localtime,Friday,March15,2013,attheofficesoftheCityof Marathonlocatedat9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,Florida,33050.Theworkforwhichproposalsaretobesubmittedconsistsof furnishingprofessionalarchitectural servicesforthedesign,preparationofconstructionbiddocuments,andprovidingcontract administrationservicesandotherrelatedtasksforaCityHallfacilityofapproximately10,000 squarefeettobeconstructedat9805OverseasHighway.TheCityCouncilwillbeconductingaseriesofworkshopstofurtherdefinethescopeoftheproject, whichwillbereflectedinanaddendum(s)tothisRequestforProposal(RFP).TheCityintendsto shortlistandrankqualifiedfirms/individualsandthetopthreewillbeaskedtoprepareandpresentto theCityCounciladetailedproposalforservicestoberenderedtotheCity.Thereafter,theCityCouncil willrankthetopthreefirmsanddirectCitystafftonegotiateacontractwiththetoprankedfirm.Proposalsshallbeprepared,addressedandsubmittedincompliancewiththeinstructionsasset forthherein.RFPdocumentsshallbeobtainedthroughDemandstar(www .demandstar com).A copyoftheRFPdocumentswillbeavailableforinspectionatCityHall.RFPDOCUMENTSOBTAINEDFROMANYSOURCEOTHERTHANDEMANDSTAR MAYNOTBEACCURATEORCOMPLETE,ANDEACHPOTENTIALRESPONDENT ASSUMESALLRISKSBYITSRELIANCEONSUCHDOCUMENTS.ANYRESPONDENT WHOHASNOTOBTAINEDTHERFPDOCUMENTSFROMDEMANDSTARWILLNOT BENOTIFIEDOFANYADDENDAISSUEDBYTHECITY,WHICHCOULDCONTAIN MATERIALCHANGESTHERETO(SUCHASADDITIONSORCHANGESTOTHE TECHNICALSPECIFICATIONS,EXTENSIONSOFTIME,ETC.)ProspectiverespondentsshallnotcontactorotherwisecommunicatewithCityStafforCity Officialsexceptasfollows:Inquiries,clarifications,orinterpretationsoftheRFPDocumentsshall bemadeinwritingtotheCitysRepresentative,DebbieLondonatleastseven(7)dayspriorto thedateforthereceiptofProposals,bymailto9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,FL33050,or byemailto:londond@ci.marathon.fl.us TheCityreservestherighttoacceptorrejectanyorallproposals,towaiveirregularities,technical errorsandformalities,andtoawardthecontractasitdeemswillbestservetheinterestoftheCity. TheCityofMarathon RogerHernstadt CityManager ScheduleEstimated RequestforProposalDueMarch15,2013 SelectionCommitteeMeetingMarch26,2013 SelectionCommitteeForwardsRanking Recommendation&CouncilApprovesRankingsApril9,2013 CityCouncilPresentations,FinalRankings&Council AuthorizationtoNegotiateContractwithTopRankedFirmtobedetermined(tbd) ArchitecturalServicesContractAwardedtbd DesignDrawingsByAugust27,2013PublishedKeynoter2-9-13&2-13-13 RENTING?BUYING? SELLING?Use the KeynoterClassifieds for all your real estate needs. 743-5551 Search Public Notices Online Its your right to know:School District BudgetsLocal Tax ChangesProperty AuctionsPublic HearingsCity Budgets Search Public Notices Online at:www .KeysNet.com Mouse over Classifieds, then click on Public Notices GET RESULTSWith KeynoterClassifieds 743-5551


Saturday,February 9,2013 9B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 FOR SALE BY OWNER Key Colony Beach-Turnkey one half duplex, 2 BR, 2 BA, fully furnished, new dock. Includes 19 Century power boat! $349K. 610-745-1307 KEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. Lot rent $500/mo. $15,000. Owner financing available. 305-522-5841MARATHON2/2 ON CANAL Oceanview. Remodeled. Furnished. Neutral colors. Storage shed. $225K. Some financing. 305-393-1358 RV/MOBILE HOME LOTS FOR SALE, with transitional building rights, in Key RV Park, Marathon. $65K. 305-743-5164 2BR/1BA MM 106 B/S Beautiful bayfront location! Modern kitchen. Annual lease. F/L/S. Please call (305) 393-5811 for more info. CHARMING3/2KEYLARGO HOMEFORRENT KEY WESTSTYLE3/2HOMEFOR RENTMM95.5OCEANSIDE. WOODFLOORS,ALLBRAND NEWAPPLIANCES INCLUDINGDISHWASHER, INDOORWASHER&DRYER. LARGEFENCEDYARD, COMMUNITYBOATRAMP, NOPETS.305.619.0075TO VIEW$1,750305-619-0075 captainseaair@aol.comHomeforRent Updated2/2 Tavhome,oceanviews, fencedyard,40dock,davits. $1,800305-772-5008 armandobello@me.com Key Colony Beach, MM 53.5 12th St. Furn/unfurn 3BR, 2BA, ground level CBS. New 75 concrete dock. $2,400 & utils. Pets ok. F/L/S. 786-229-0228 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 MARATHON2B/2BFOR RENT TILEFLOORS,LG. WALKINCLOSET.UTILITY ROOMW/WASHER& DRYER.LG.KITCHEN. FENCEDYARD.PETSOK UPONAPPROVAL.1ST, LAST,SECURITY.YEARLY LEASE.305-481-0942$1,400 305-481-0942 sunny3173@aol.com TAVERNIER MM 90 4BR/ 3BA. WATERFRONT! 3BR/2BA up, 1BR/1BA down w/ rec room & bar. Concrete dock w/ davits. Fenced yd. $2900 / mo. (305) 984-1029.Key Colony Beach, Furn 2/2 Waterfront, half duplex. $1,450 per mo. F/L/S. Non-smoking. Lynn Goodwin, Key Colony Beach Realty, 305-923-9487 MARATHON 2/1 condo on canal. Semi-furnished, pool, storage area, W/D on site. $1200/mo + util. Dockage avail. 305-393-1843 MARATHON KEYS RV 2 BR, 1-1/2 BA waterfront home! With dockage. 6099 O/S Hwy, 37 W. $750/mo + util. Call Stan, 205-540-7794 RV LOTS FOR RENT Marathon In Adult Park Please call 305-743-6519 KEY WEST, West Isle Club 1 person to share apartment, private bath. Nice, quiet location. Available now. 305-519-7976 Efficiency Apt. $700 Monthly. All utilities & cable included. Furnished or Unfurnished. Historic Tavernier Area. (305) 852-5554. Leave msg. FURNISHEDSMALL1 BEDROOM Kitchenetteand livingarea/privateentry/on canal.Water/electric/cable/wifiincluded.Oneemployed adult,non-smoker,nopets. Deposit,mo.rent,damages. $800305-986-2068 mariaesalinas50@yahoo.com MARATHON 10881 7th Ave. Gulf. 2 BR, 1 1/2 BA, downstairs unit. Includes Stove & refrigerator. No pets. $1200/mo. F/L/S. 740-409-2100MM 74.5 B/S 1BR / 1BA Lg. yard, screened porch, dockage avail. Full kit., W/D, tile floors, extra clean. H.O. park. $875 / mo. incl. util. & cable. 1st & sec. No smoking / no pets. Call (305) 664-9283. WANTED TORENT Senior desires efficiency or 1 br apt. for 2-4 weeks. Please email mr-jenkins@comcast.net or call 717-235-2726 K.W.Patio-Bar-Restaurant $1milnet,$3.6documented gross,fullystaffed-managment inplace,250seats,largepatio, liqlicense,busyOldTowncruiseshiplocale.Land,Bldg, Equip&Bus,TurnkeyPrice $5.7mil.Realtor305.587.3483 Marathon Gulfside Village 5800 O/S Hwy, Unit #32, 960 sq. ft. Great location! Pete Donnelly 732-996-9591 or Sue Lovley 305-304-7565 Marathon Office space for rent. Want a high presence w/o paying? US 1 prices, that is. We have desk space for rent! 305-731-1183; 731-9751 MARATHON US 1 Commercial Space Avail. 1000 sf, $1/sf + util, taxes & insur. Yard space also available. 305-923-9542 FIRST MORTGAGE LOANS Discounted 25%. Currently paying 7.25%. keyrvpark@bellsouth.net. (305) 743-5164 Exp erienced Bookkeeper F/T position in Big Pine (MonFri). Must be proficient in MS Excel. Background check required. Send resume to seacamp2002@aol.com. attn: BOM or fax 305-872-2555. Keys Insurance is looking for a FT Receptionist/Support staff at the Marathon Office. Bilingual individual Is preferred. Send resume to gbetancourt@keysinsurance. comOffice 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.Watersports Attendant F/T for busy co. in Islamorada Must be hardworking & dependable. Weekends & valid DL a must! 305-896-2915 DESIGNER GRAPHICS PRODUCTION PERSON Will consider training college expd person or expd graphic designer. Prefer Marathon resident. Call 305-393-3374 or email resume to dennyc@giminiprinting.com Monroe County BOCC Employment Opportunities Visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov (305) 292-4557 E.O.E. Drug free workplace; Vet Pref Avail. KENNEL CAREGIVER Animal care duties reqd. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. This critical position will only be filled by a compassionate, caring individual that loves to work with animals and people. F/T or P/T. Evening and weekends required. Call Marathon Veterinary Hospital. 743-7099 PROPERTY MAINTENANCE YARD MAINTENANCE P/T, $13.50/hr. Transportation needed. Marathon. Call 305-481-4301 WOW LOOK !!! REALTORS YOURADHERE!Bothdays$56.00oroneday$31.50Youradwillappearinthe FloridaKeysKeynoter KeyWestKeynoter ,andonourwebsite, KeysNet.com,intheClassifiedMarinesection.ContactClassifiedDept.at743-5551 oremailtoLPreston@keynoter.com 1996MariahShabah20ft Excellentcondition.Runs great.5.7LMercruiser.Rebuilt carb.Recentlydetailed.NADA $6900.ITHASNEVERBEEN INSALTWATER,EVER.No MAKEYOURADPOP!WITHAPHOTOPhoto$2perissue! NEWFEATUREAVA ILABLEINCLUDEAPHOTO WITHYOURCLASSIFIEDSALEADCALLTODAYAND GETSTARTEDWITHACLASSIFIEDEXPERT(305)743-5551 sample FulltimeAdministrativeAssistantTheidealcandidatewillbedetailoriented,ableto multitask,andmustpossessgoodcomputer, phoneandtypingskills.KnowledgeofQuickBooks aplus.Hourlypositionpaycommensuratewith experience.Benefitspackage available.Forconsideration, sendcoverletterandresume toinfo@d ynastymarine.net MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 YOURADHERE!Both days $56.00 or one day $31.50Your ad will appear in the Florida Keys Keynoter Key West Keynoter and on our website, KeysNet.com, in the Classified Marine section.Contact Classified Dept. at 743-5551 or email to LPreston@keynoter.com Office:305-743-9292 ext.175 Toll Free:1-888-825-9292 ext.175 Cell:305-481-4571 E-Mail:lindsay@ExitFloridaKeys.com Web Page:www.ExitFloridaKeys.com Lindsay E. 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KeysNet.com Keynoter 10B Saturday,February 9,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: F/T& P/TMEDICAL ASST. WILL TRAIN Pruett Dermatology. Busy office in Islamorada & Key West. Excellent coordination & organizational skills, eye for detail, eagerness to learn, team player. Fax resume to 305-664-8898 to schedule an interview. Customer Service Clerk F/T at Bahia Honda Park MM 37. Must be a team player, have retail food svc & water sports exp. Call Nancy 305-872-3954 FRONT DESK CLERK for very busy hotel office. Computer skills required. Must be dependable and have own transportation. 305-664-4740 Hotel Positions available: Housekeeping Dishwasher Cook. Be able to work flexible hrs, and pass drug & backgrnd test. Reply to Angelica at aquijano@hssstaffing.com Job Fair Mrthn Library 2/6 10-2 Housekeeper needed for daily condo rentals. English/ Bi-lingual. Experienced only. Must have own transportation. Apply in person Continental Inn, 1121 W Ocean Dr., Key Colony Beach. Part time Guest Attendant for KL waterfront motel. Must provide exc. guest service. Requires great interpersonal skills, attention to detail and passion for hospitality. Email: key-largo@hotmail.com RESORT HELP Immediate openings! DOCKHAND GENERAL MAINTENANCE Marathon, 305-797-1707 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: moorings@bellsouth.net Monroe County Sheriffs Office has an opening for an Information Systems Hardware Technician. Qualifications for this position include: high school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by technical training in maintenance and repair of computers, printers and components. Prior experience is preferable. Work will be performed out of the Key West/Stock Island offices. Applicants must fill out the MCSO online pre application at www.keysso.net Please email resumes to cslebodnick@keysso.net or fax resumes to (305) 292-7159. Charles Slebodnick may be contacted at (305) 292-7044. EOE/AAP 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 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. NOWHIRING SERVER AND PART-TIME KITCHEN HELP. Apply at the Stuffed Pig, Marathon. WAITSTAFFMust be expd with a good personality. Good working conditions and great people! Apply at Marathon Yacht Club, 825 33rd St. WORK ON THE OCEAN Cabana Breezes now hiring Line Cooks Prep Person P/T Hostess Servers Apply 401 E. Ocean Dr., KCB. EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair technician. Must have valid drivers license and tools! Call (305) 664-3662. F/T SERVICE TECH Min. 5 yrs. exp. Competitive wages & great benefits. DFWP. Apply Windswept A/C & Appliances 2735 O/S Hwy, Marathon. Lookingfor career minded person with a VALID Florida Drivers Licenseat least 4 years electrical experience and or Licensed Journeyman. Adding 2 new service truck crews to Marathon area. Please call 305-743-0399, email am.companies@gmail.com or fax to 305-743-4392 MARATHON PLUMBER AND PLUMBERS HELPER. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass drug test. (305) 731-7797 New3 Landscaperw/ CDL license Experienced w/ bobcat, backhoe & installations. Must speak English & be drug free. Please apply in person to Dot Palm, 5200 O/S Hwy, Marathon, FL P/T SECURITY GUARD neededin Marathon. Weekend work. 305-684-0033 VetProgramAssistant THEATEROFTHESEA Salary$12.50/hourDOE. animalcare@theaterofthesea. com 14 CLASSIC BOSTON WHALER, CC steering, 25 hp Mercury 4 stroke, power tilt, bimini top, full cover, trailer incl. $3500 (305) 664-9283 22 Angler CC 1995 150 Mariner on SS bracket. Runs great. Winch, T-Top, kicker bracket, new bottom paint. Alum trailer. $7,850 OBO. 207-745-7500 26 2550 Tiara Pursuit 1987 Twin 1987 Yamaha 150s. 560 hrs. original. Like new trailer. $6500. 305-587-0814 30 CHRIS CRAFT Cabin Cruiser. Handymans Special Great Liveaboard! $3000. See at 2525 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. 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. 305-664-12866 METER DAYSAILER w/ fixed keel, self tending jib, full batten mainsail, custom built, 6 hp Tomatsu motor and trailer. Key Colony Beach. $6000. 305-289-010155 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 BoatStorage In Marathon MM54 & Vaca Cut Wet slips/dry racks avail immed. No liveaboards please. Call for details. 305-289-0064 LIVE ABOARD DEEP WATER DOCKAGE. A great place to call home. MM92.5 O/S For more information call (305) 853-5604 MM 103 O/S 1 BR / 1 BA In marina. $500 / month + electricity. Call (305) 905-6867 for more information. 1 Dave buys permits So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 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 40 DORADO Lobster/Crab boat. 3406 Cat, 580 HP, fully loaded w/electronics & hydraulics. Ready to Lobster! $89,000. 305-393-1415. 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. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com Lobstertrapandtagsfor sale 90lobstercertificates withtrapsfor$75each.305345-9624.786-282-2526 milyaccess@yahoo.com MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 AAA AUTO ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. Cars-Vans-Trucks Running or not. Cash. 305-332-0483 F3507.3L4X44door119,500 miles F3507.3L Newinterior,lifted,20inrims 35intires. 4X4 Callformoreinfo 305-393-2873$16,500303393-2873 Southercomfort18@aol.com PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540 1952 M-38 Willys Military Jeep New paint, 2 tops, only 360 miles on new engine. Excellent condition! $5500. 305-395-8734, Sugarloaf Key PEST CONTROL Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. ELECTRICKelly Electric Serving the Middle Keys since 1980! Fair prices, dependable! Lic# EC525 743-6098 HospitalityHappensHere!POSITIONS A V AILABLE: FrontDeskClerkThepurposeoftheGuestServicesAssociateistoprovideexcellentcustomerservice byassuringtheknowledgeofallthetoolsprovidedwithinformationforowners andguest.Embracingandlivingthe7PrinciplesofHospitality.HousekeepingSupervisorDirectsinstitutionalhousekeepingprogramtoensureclean,orderly,andattractiveconditionsofestablishmentbyperformingthefollowingdutiespersonallyorthroughsubordinates dailyintheabsenceoftheHousekeepingManager.F&BManagerThepurposeoftheFood&BeverageManageristomanagethedailyoperations oftheTikiBar,Activitiesandtheircoordinationwithotherdepartments.Applyinperson: 1688OverseasHwy.,MarathonMM48.2BaysideEqualOpportunityEmployer/DrugFreeWorkplace ERRegistration/AdmittingClerkRegisteredNursesUltrasound/Vascular/EchoTechMaintenanceTech AccountingManager PharmacyTechP/T Applyonlineat: http://www .f isher menshospital.or g FishermansCommunityHospitalis locatedinMarathon,FLE.O.E./DrugFreeWorkplace/E-verify ApremiereresortinIslamoradais interviewingforthefollowingpositionTheselectedcandidatewillenjoyafriendlyworkplace wheresmilesarepartoftheuniform,competitivewages andanexcellentbenefitspkg.ApplyinpersonMM83.5Maintenance Localresidentonly.Experiencepreferred. CityofMarathonPartTimeSeasonal TurtleNestSurveyorPleaseseewebsiteforadditionalinfowww.ci.marathon.fl.us ANEWLOOK!Wearemovingthe BusinessDirectorypage toour ServicesDirectory inourClassifiedSection.Canbeaccessed24/7onlineatwww .keysnet.com ;clickonClassified, thenServicesDirectory.Theservicesthatareadvertisedwillbein alphabeticalorder,easytofind!ShopLocal!! NewformattostartWeds.Feb.13th!Startingat$50/month. CallLauraat305-743-5551oremaillpreston@keynoter.com EmergencyCommunications AdministrativeAssistantMARATHONMonroeCountySheriff'sOfficeis lookingforapplicantswithstrong communicationsskills,proficient computerknowledgeandtheabilitytoworkindependentlyandmulti-task.Jobdutieswillincludeupdatingfiles,compilingand preparingdepartmentreportsandansweringphones. Preferable2-3yearsinanofficesetting.ApplicantsmustfillouttheMCSOonlinepre applicationatwww .keysso.net .Pleaseemailresumes tosalexander@keysso.netorfaxto(305)292-7159. SuzanneAlexandermaybecontacted@(305)292-7044.EOE/AAP WORLDWIDESPORTSMAN81576OverseasHighwayIslamorada,FL33036 Fax:305-517-2618jcfernandez@basspro.com Themostuniquesportsfishing,tackle&apparelstore intheKeysisseekingenthusiasticAssociatestojoinourteam: OnCallSalesAssociatesMustbewillingtoacceptflexiblescheduling.Weoffer competitivesalary&benefitsincludingemployeediscounts onstoremerchandise.Pleasesendresumeorapplyinperson.EqualOpportunityEmployerDrugFreeWorkplace TOMTHUMBFoodStores,Inc. OffersthefollowingpositionsinMONROECOUNTY*Managers&ManagerTrainees *AssistantManagers *StoreClerksThreeshiftsavailable:6amto2pm 2pmto10pm 10pmto6amToapplypleasecall786-295-5307 andaskforClevelandMathis Wewilltrain. Noexperienceneeded. Competitivewagesandbenefits.DFWP.E.O.E. 2PoleElevatorBoatLift13,000lbscapacity. Allaluminum.2yearsold. LocatedinLittleTorchKey. $4,200OBO.305-785-4141 Marina,Bar&GrilleNowHiringLineCook/PrepCook Dockhand/Cashier Benefits& VacationPay ApplyinPerson: 1200OceanviewAve.(Off15thStreet)Marathon (305)743-5317 M NOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: Landscaperw/ CDL license Experienced w/ bobcat, backhoe & installations. Must speak English & be drug free. Please apply in person to Dot Palm, 5200 O/S Hwy, Marathon, FL P/T SECURITY GUARD neededin Marathon. Weekend work. 305-684-0033 VetProgramAssistant THEATEROFTHESEA Salary$12.50/hourDOE. animalcare@theaterofthesea. com NEWAD