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Title: Florida Keys keynoter
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Place of Publication: Marathon Fla
Publication Date: 02-23-2013
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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .8B Living . . . . . . .3B Business . . . . . .5A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .7BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,FEBRUARY 23,2013 VOLUME 60,NO.16 25 CENTS Gruba, Ismer battleIn a battle between Coral Shores High and Key West High,the Conchs take a track-and-field meet. Story, 1B In LAttitudesThe Middle Keys city of Key Colony Beach is getting ready to celebrate its birth.Story, 5B 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 FEDERAL BUDGETF/18s like these are common in Lower Keys skies as naval air squadrons from throughout the nation come to Naval Air Station Key West for air-to-air combat training.Sequester would hit the Keys bigHundreds of civilian U.S. Department of Defense workers in the Keys face a 20 percent reduction in pay if Congress and the White House dont reach a budget deal by the end of next week. If no agreement is in place by March 1, the ofttalked-about sequestration kicks in $1.2 trillion in across-the-board government spending cuts over the next 10 years. One of the ways to achieve these reductions is unpaid furlough days for federal employees. This means that the 600 non-military workers connected with Naval Air Station Key West would have to take 22 days off without pay between the beginning of April and October. Since the military is the largest employer in Monroe County, the pay cuts would almost certainly have a ripple effect on the surrounding community.The base is very important to us, especially this time of year, Key West Mayor Craig Cates said. Obviously, this would affect us.Military personnel are not subject to the furloughs, so the air stations 1,600 activeduty service members would not be directly impacted by sequestration. But there would be noticeably fewer Navy personnel traveling to the Southernmost City for training, NAS Key West spokeswoman Trice Denny said. NAS Key Wests forte is airto-air combat training, and the Navy is looking to cut inflight training by about 44 percent, according to a Navy document made available to the Keynoter This also would mean less money flowing into the local economy, Denny said. The two main points of how sequestration will impact the area are the anticipation of civilian employees being affected by furloughs and less training being done in Key West, she said. MSNBC reported that Adm. Mark Ferguson, vice chief of naval operations, supplied some specifics for the Senate Armed Services Committee: We [will] shut down four air wings on March 1. After 90 days, those pilots lose their certification, and now it takes six to nine months to retrain them at a much higher cost. He also said the Navy would need to cancel deployments, defer maintenance on ships and aircraft, and suspend most non-deployed operations, such as training.Whether any of those four air wings train in the Keys couldnt be determined Friday.But Denny said that currently, NAS Key West is hosting six fighter squadrons for training, plus a civilian one to play the bad guy. The six military squadrons comprise around 700 people pilots and crew members, she said.The Keys and South Florida economies wouldUnpaid federal furloughs likely to trickle down to the economyBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keyreporter.com County deals blow to zip lineAvocal group of zip-line opponents won a victory Wednesday when the Monroe County Commission denied an extension of an $85,000 grant meant to help fund Crane Point Hammocks proposed tourist attraction.The commission did so after a stream of speakers took to the podium at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center in Key Largo, arguing that a zip-line course isnt appropriate for a rare hardwood hammock that is crucial habitat for whitecrowned pigeons and that it would negatively impact other wildlife and habitat there.Crane Point says the zip line would cost $1.1 million. Of that, $735,000 would come from a Community Development Block Grant if the attraction creates 21 full-time jobs for a year. Otherwise, the city of Marathon, which secured the grant, would have to pay back to the state $35,000 per job not created. The rest of the money would come through other financing.Wednesday, several speakers criticized what they said is lack of transparency on behalf of the nonprofit Crane Point board of directors about the project. Deb Curlee cited the boards unwillingness to give her copies of the organizations bylaws.Based on the lack of transparency displayed, I request [the commission] deny their request for extension, she said.Jeff Smith, chairman of Crane Points nonprofit board, told the Keynoter Curlee was not a Crane Point member when she requested bylaws.She did join the organization and we complied and gave her the bylaws, he said.Marathon resident Ed Davidson, a former president of Florida Audubon, reiterated concerns with expected visitor numbers Crane Point says 16,000 zipline riders the first year being accurate.These are well-intentioned people who dont know what theyre talking about, he said, adding that no credible wildlife expert would endorse people shrieking and gliding through the canopy.The only person to speak on behalf of Crane Point was board member Norval Smith, who spoke only briefly and offered to answer questions.Nobody asked us any questions, Smith said. Then the opponents rose with their comments and we were not asked nor given any opportunity to rebut. Smith indicated the denial came as a surprise since the Tourist Development Council and its Middle Keys District Advisory Committee supported the original grant. TDC DirectorCarruthers: Lack of info is insultingBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONSee Zip line,2ASee Sequester,2AKeynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYThese 5-week-old piglets have a practice run Wednesday in advance of this weekends National Pig Days races at the Stuffed Pig Restaurant at U.S.1 and 35th Street in Marathon.The annual charity event raises money for local day-care centers.AND THIS LITTLE PIGGY... E-mail needed for lockdownWhen what appeared to be a lethal gun was discovered in a Key West school Thursday morning, the school staff was directed to lock down the campus.But the order didnt come via intercom, where everyone in the school could hear it, but through e-mail because the intercom system wasnt working at the newly constructed wing of the school.No one was hurt but two students could face criminal charges for the airsoft handgun at Horace OBryant Middle School. HOB has just moved into the new main office and they have been working on transferring the intercom system, Principal Mike Henriquez said via e-mail. When the lockdown was ordered, The intercom was not functioning. We had to email staff and call team leaders to notify staff to lockdown/hold in place.This basically means teachers hold students in their rooms and lock the classroomSchoolwide intercom was down for moveBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSVillage pipeline now in questionMonroe County Growth Management officials are evaluating whether an underwater portion of where the Islamorada plans to build its sewage pipeline to Key Largo is federally protected land and off limits to new utilities.Islamorada wastewater engineers intend to thread the pipe 40 feet underneath the Tavernier Creek Bridge, but according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service maps, that sea bottom is likely part of the Coastal Barrier Resource System created by Congress in 1982 and updated in 1990. Even though the $91 million pipeline is part of the village of Islamoradas centralized wastewater treatment system, Tavernier Creek is in unincorporated Monroe County. The county has had a controversial land-use policy in place since 2001 not to issue permits for new utility projects in the Coastal Barrier Resource System, which was created to protect sensitive environment. Fallout from the policy interpretation has resulted in residents along parts of County Road 905 unable to get permits to connect to the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment Districts system and treatment plant at mile marker 100.5. It is also partly why residents of No Name Key rely on generators and solar power and cant connect to Keys Energy Servicesmain power grid.Coastal Barrier Resource System rears its headISLAMORADASee Lockdown,2ASee Village,2ABy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keyreporter.com


Monroe County Sheriffs Office Capt. Chad Scibilia cleared the air with Trailerama owners Wednesday after the Keynoter reported that morning that Sheriff Rick Ramsay wants a fence installed to separate a portion of the Marathon mobile-home park from 15th Street.Our purpose is not to clean up Trailerama; its a privately owned piece of property, Scibilia said. Our focus is that were receiving complaints from citizens not even willing to drive down 15th at night because they think its unsafe. Perception is reality. If residents dont feel safe because of the cosmetic appearance, thats something we want to address.But he did say there is no crime problem at the park.Still, City Councilwoman Ginger Snead said at the Feb. 12 council meeting that shes uncomfortable driving down 15th Street at night. Burdines and Castaway restaurants are on 15th Street.John Wolfe, owner of Trailerama along with his wife Karen, told the Keynoter he has no problem with installing a fence, especially since Scibilia allayed concerns about being able to move trailers in or out of Trailerama.They said, Well cut the fence if we have to, Wolfe said. Were very supportive of the Sheriffs Office and we think theyve been generally supportive of us. Thats why we were a little taken aback when Ramsay suggested a fence, he said. We dont like problems in our park and we know the Sheriffs Office number when there is one. Trailerama is licensed for 125 trailers and Wolfe said there are about 100 there now with around three people per trailer. The Ocean Breeze Trailer Park is off 15th Street and property manager Ed Kiefer, like John Wolfe, met with Scibilia and a pair of Sheriffs Office sergeants to discuss the 15th Street issue.I am in total agreement with what the city wants to do, Keifer said. We offered to be of any assistance, even though were not directly in their path. We all want 15th Street to enhance and well be a player whatever they need.Ocean Breeze has 52 trailer sites with about 125 people. As far as cosmetics for 15th Street, Scibilia said the Sheriffs Office has been at that for some time. It worked with the city to install noparking signs along the east side of 15th and hopes to do the same on the west side.The Sheriffs Office also has a 15th Street cleanup planned with deputies and city Public Works employees at 10 a.m. March 1. Scibilia said theyll cut brush and clear trash from vacant lots.As for Trailerama specifically, John Wolfe said hes been working the past 18 months to address code issues there, along with any other illegal activity. Wolfe also pointed out that there are no outstanding code complaints with the city after cleanup efforts. Wolfe said concerns with limited access to the park in case of fire or medical emergencies have been cleared up. He said illegal trailers, fences and additions were taken down.Both Trailerama and Ocean Breeze agreed to pay a $14.60 monthly bill for three additional streetlights, two at Trailerama and one at Ocean Breeze, on 15th Street.Ramsay brought up 15th Street on Feb. 12 when telling the City Council his plan to clean up problem areas up and down the Keys.No decision on N-ROGO permitsUnused commercial building-permit allocations built up over recent years should be shared among applicants, Monroe County commissioners said Wednesday.Its not really fair to let one potential project suck up all the development potential in a 100-mile chain of islands, Commissioner Heather Carruthers said during at the commissions Key Largo discussion of whats called N-ROGO the Nonresidential Rate of Growth Ordinance. The complex nature of receiving commercial building-permit allocations in the Florida Keys, coupled with the real-estate crash, resulted in the county building up about 389,000 square feet in unused commercial space the past several years.We recognized were saving this but weve never dealt with how to award it, Growth Management Director Christine Hurley said.Development Review Manager Joe Haberman has been working on a plan to let applicants tap into the bank of unused space. Were kind of inventing the wheel on this bank, Haberman told commissioners. Not a lot of other communities have something like this.Aproposed Rockland Key shopping center would need from 400,000 to 500,000 square feet of buildable space, its developers say.Although Hurley noted the N-ROGO bank is not really all about Rockland Key, many of the comments referenced Rockland Key directly or indirectly.Unless space is allocated by region, Commissioner Danny Kolhage said, One development could gobble up entire accumulated square footage the one [development] were talking about.... It doesnt seem fair to me.Members of the county Planning Commission earlier indicated they prefer seeing the available space split 50-50 between new businesses and existing businesses that want to expand. Barton Smith, an attorney representing Rockland Key property owners not in the planned center, said his clients are concerned. The one development would bankrupt the entire bank, and then some, he said.Mayor George Neugent said while N-ROGO helped stem rampant development, it may be time to replace it with design guidelines or other lessrestrictive limits on building.Carruthers said N-ROGO may have prevented the Keys from turning into one huge strip mall from Cow Key to the Stretch, and she was not ready to throw it away without alternative rules in place. No vote was taken, and the issue returned to planning staff.In other issues Wednesday, the County Commission:Heard that a contractaward lawsuit against the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority for the countys Lower Keys sewer projects was rejected by Circuit Court Judge David Audlin. The Aqueduct Authority plans to break ground on the construction at 2 p.m. Monday at the Ramrod Key pump station, mile marker 27.5 oceanside. Overall, the so-called Cudjoe Regional system will take in around 7,000 parcels from Cudjoe Key to Big Pine Key. Overall worth of the construction contracts is $137 million.Commission leans against Rockland getting them allChristine Hurley, director of the countys Growth Management Division, said in an e-mail Thursday that she received an e-mail from County Commissioner David Rices office on Tuesday regarding the possible Coastal Barrier Resource System roadblocks with the Islamorada sewer project. Hurley said her office is still evaluating the issue. Islamorada Village Manager Ed Koconis was out of state this week and did not return a message seeking his interpretation of the matter.Richard Crow, with Reynolds Water Islamorada, the engineering company overseeing the pipeline project, said his team would need a few days to go over the new information.County Mayor George Neugent called for a special Tuesday meeting of the County Commission to discuss all projects impacted by the countys Coastal Barrier Resource System policy.Were more than likely to discuss [the Islamorada pipeline project] at Tuesdays meeting for sure, Neugent said Friday. The meeting is at the Marathon Government Center, mile marker 48.5 bayside and is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Neugent said the county is denying residents access to needed services by continuing its policy regarding the Coastal Barrier Resources System.The county has jumped out of its jurisdiction to exclude utilities on and through the CBRS, he said. I hope the commonsense side will prevail in our discussions. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday,February 23,2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDA Y HIGH L O W SAT.8573 SUN.8673 MON.8673 TUES.8373 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy conditions with a 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.There currently are no beaches with health advisories.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 BRIEFSScott to speak to the Keys GOPGov. Rick Scott is coming down to the Keys on March 14 for the eighth annual Reagan Dinner hosted by the Republican Party of Monroe County. Scott will be the keynoter speaker at the event, to be held at the Islander Resort in Islamorada. State Rep. Holly Raschein, Republican from Key Largo, will also speak. Tickets are $100 each; seating is limited. To find out more, send an e-mail to chairman@keysgop.com. 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 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! 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 WIGGINS Russell George Wiggins, age 91, of LaBelle, passed away February 18, 2013 in Lehigh Acres. He was born Dec. 19, 1921 in Tampa to the late Thomas Osborne Wiggins and the late Violet Jenny (Dalby) Wiggins. Russell served in the Navy during WWII. He was a longtime resident of Big Pine Key. Survivors include his daughter: Judith (Carl) Swink of LaBelle, step son: Lloyd W. (Betty) Ayers Jr. of Sunrise, ten grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013, 1:00 p.m. at St. Francis In The Keys, 1600 Key Deer Blvd, Big Pine Key, FL 33043 with The Rev. Chris Todd officiating. Inurnment will take place at South Florida National Cemetery, Lake Worth, Florida Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home LaBelle Meeting TuesdayFrom Village,1A also feel the impact of sequestration by the hit taken by the roughly 300 civilian employees working at the Homestead Air Reserve Base. Additionally, the impact to local economies boosted by events like air shows and fleet weeks is expected to be significant. The Navy document states sequestration would force the cancellation of shows by the Navys famed Blue Angels acrobatic flying team in Pensacola, Tampa and Jacksonville. Denny said the scheduled March 23 and 24 Blue Angels show in Key West is still on. But sequestration would sink the annual Fleet Week scheduled for April and May in Fort Lauderdale and Tampa Bay later in the year, according to the document. Since the Navy is expected to save about $28 million by canceling the events, the economic losses to the two cities is significant.Chaz Adams, spokesman for the city of Fort Lauderdale, did not return several phone calls seeking comment about the potential budget impacts to the area.The furloughs and connected economic fallout in the Keys wouldnt be relegated just to the Navy. Just about all federal agencies, such as Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Customs and Border Protection, which are both active in the Keys, would be affected.Impacts approachFrom Sequester,1A Harold Wheeler told the Keynoter only the Middle Keys DAC approved the extension it was not heard by the full TDC. Commissioner Heather Carruthers opposed extending the grant after public testimony. She said she was surprised the TDC accepted the extension request with no explanation of what the problem was. Its insulting there is no information. We need more adequate backup and thats not what were seeing, she said. Commissioner Danny Kolhage said he was prepared to support the extension but took issue with the amount of time the project has taken. That in itself questions the viability of the project. No one has come forward with progress; there is no data, he said.The commission approved the original grant in May 2011 and the first extension in April last year. The second extension would have run through March 31, 2014.Despite the stern wording, Crane Point was encouraged to reapply for a TDC grant during the current funding cycle. Smith said the group has a board meeting today. What we can say is we dont believe there is any project in Marathon that has been more transparent and fully vetted, he said. We respect [the opponents] position, but in the meantime we feel this is a responsible solution to our longtime viability. The commission vote to deny the TDC extension was unanimous.Staff writer Kevin Wadlow contributed to this report.There is no dataFrom Zip line,1Adoors, Henriquez said. Any students in the halls are brought into the nearest classroom.Key West police got a call at 8:53 a.m. after a student witnessed other students displaying the replica gun, department spokeswoman Alyson Crean said. The witness called her parent, who in turn called police, Crean said. Airsoft guns look like genuine bullet-shooting guns but fire plastic pellets through either a spring-lock device or compressed air. Theyre meant to look real but be non-lethal. The one found at HOB Thursday was a replica .45caliber automatic handgun.While we may have preferred a different chain of communication, the important thing is that the student did speak up, Superintendent Mark Porter said.He added that the student who had [the gun] said he was simply bringing it to school to return it to his friend, another student. HOB is undergoing a $38 million rebuild, including the addition of an elementary school wing. The middle school portion of the school is open to students.Alert is e-mailedFrom Lockdown,1A This is the airsoft gun confiscated from Horace OBryant Middle School Thursday morning. 15th Street getting more attentionCleanups are part of overall planBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON COUNTY COMMISSIONBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com KEYSNET.COM


Saturday,February 23,2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com AN EVENING OF OPERA HIGHLIGHTSAN EVENING OF THE MOST EXCITING ARIAS AND DUETS EVER WRITTEN FOR THE OPERATIC STAGE.FEATURING LIEVENS J.CASTILLO,JORGE ANTONIO PITA, FRANCESCO VALPA,YING FANG,AMY SHOREMOUNT-OBRA AND SERGIO J.PUIG. MONDAY,FEBRUARY 25 SAN PABLO CHURCH 550 122NDSTREET MARATHON,FLTickets available at Food For Thought TUESDAY,FEBRUARY 26 ISLAND COMMUNITY CHURCH MILE MARKER 83.25 ISLAMORADA,FLTickets available at Artamorada and Key Largo Art GalleryDoors open 7:00 PM Start time 7:30 PM Tickets available at the door the night of the concert at 7:00 PMFor more information visit www.floridakeysconcerts.comJupiter String QuartetUpper Keys: Tuesday,March 12 Middle Keys: Monday,March 11 UPCOMING CONCER TS Middle Keys contact:(216) 408-6546 or 289-1110 Upper Keys contact:451-0665 or 240-0061Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestrawith Gabriella Imreh,pianistUpper Keys: Saturday,March 16 Middle Keys: Monday,March 18 HOMEO WNERS W ANTED: Looking for homes to show off our new Solar A/CCall to see if your home qualifiesSave 30% 50% off your electric bill....877-834-7868 3229 Flagler Ave Key West 294-6292 Locally owned and operated for 11 yearsBIGSALE BIG PINE KEY BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR SALE Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Co. 29967 Overseas Hwy. Big Pine Key,FL 33043LA WNMOWER MEN & MORE Turnkey small engine/ outdoor power equipment sales and repair shop.$69,900Contact Banks Prevatt (305) 872-5264 NEWMAN OUTFITTERS Gun Sales and Indoor Range,profitable retail and service business.$100,000Contact Dave Wiley (305) 872-5266 No closures forneighborhood parkThe gate to a small slice of public land on the Key Largo bayfront will not be locked on weekends and holidays. With compromise among neighbors unreached and suggested solutions uncertain, Monroe County commissioners eventually agreed with Upper Keys board member Sylvia Murphy on Wednesday to call off a proposed weekend-and-holiday closing for the lot off mile marker 95. Let things go back to the way they were, said Murphy, who took her young daughter swimming at the park more than five decades ago. I know this little beach has been used for more than 60 years.The 60-foot-wide parcel off Bay Drive, set amid subdivision homes, is actually a platted road easement that has been fenced and improved by Monroe County as an informal, unnamed park open from 7:30 a.m. to sunset. Parking is extremely limited and there are no bathrooms.Two neighbors of the park said Wednesday that weekend visitors create noise and pollution, park illegally and sometimes trespass. Ive seen people going to the bathroom along my fence, said Raul Medina. Whos going to help me keep people out of my pool?Ive been dealing with problems on this property for years, said David Asdourian. In the last 10 years its gotten quite bad.... As a homeowner, I should not be required to police the property.But other residents of the area said the land provides their only swimming access to the bay and objected to closing it when most people are off work. The larger Sunset Point Park nearby has parking and a boat ramp, but no beach. The Bay Drive park is our only public access to the water, resident Tamara Green said, and we dont want any further closure of public access.Ive used it for years, said Lucy Given. There are some problems but nothing that enforcement on uses of the property could not handle.This is really about some homeowners who feel they are being invaded by noncounty residents, said Sue Heim, who travels about a half-mile to visit the park. They dont want to share the view or the air there. Some neighborhood residents have access to a private homeowners bayfront park, adjacent to the county lot. Green said there are 23 drylot homes in the community that do not qualify to use the private park. Commissioner Heather Carruthers wondered if there was another way around this, to call it a residents park that discourages out-ofcounty visitor use. County Attorney Bob Shillinger demurred, Im not prepared to say you can do that. In response to a question, the attorney said trying to lease the site to a neighborhood group could be challenged and may conflict with existing policy. Decades ago, Monroe County passed an ordinance saying it would not abandon ownership of any road that ends at the waters edge in order to ensure public access.KEY LARGOBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com2 more charged with illegal fish collectingFor the second time in weeks, federal prosecutors ordered the arrest of people for illegally taking live sharks out of the Florida Keys.Two officials of Idaho Aquarium Inc. in Boise were indicted on federal charges of conspiracy and illegally purchasing four spotted eagle rays and two lemon sharks, all protected species and all from Keys waters. Ammon Covino, 39, president of Idaho Aquarium, and corporate secretary Christopher Conk, 40, were arraigned Thursday in Idaho and ordered to appear in U.S. District Court in Key West on March 15.The Idaho Aquarium is a display facility covering 10,000 square feet operating in a converted Boise warehouse.Listed as a nonprofit educational center, the aquarium opened in late 2011. It claims to offer over 250 different species of animals and marine life for the $9 adult admission fee. The indictment from November was unsealed Thursday. On Feb. 7, the U.S. Attorneys Office in Miami unsealed a separate indictment against two Broward County aquarium suppliers. They were charged with conspiracy to acquire and resell juvenile nurse sharks without a required permit, and angelfish larger than the maximum size allowed. Those fish from the Keys allegedly were sold to a Michigan buyer.While both cases relate to the marine living resources of the Florida Keys and involve violations of the Lacey Act, predicated in part on [Florida law], there is no public record material to suggest there is any other relationship between the cases, said Alicia Valle, spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorneys Office.In the indictment against Idaho Aquarium and its officials, prosecutor Thomas Watts-Fitzgerald wrote that the defendants knowingly conspired with fish collectors in the Keys to have the rays and sharks captured without permits and shipped north.After being offered $1,250 for each live eagle ray, an unnamed fish collector eventually told Covino that permits needed to take the rays could not be obtained. Covino reportedly answered, Just start doing it.... Who gives a expletive.The collector reportedly shipped three eagle rays in May 2012 and another in June 2012. All were sent to Covino at the Idaho Aquarium. Asecond unnamed collector reportedly was solicited by Conk in June for two lemon sharks. The collector said no capture permits for lemon sharks are being issued so the transaction would have to be conducted on the down low, the indictment says. The lemon sharks were purchased for $650 each and sent to Idaho in October. for more on this story, go to www.KeysNet.com .CRIME FRONTBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comAudlin: No City Electric trespassThe idea of a commercial electricity-free No Name Key appears to be slowly but surely slipping by the wayside.Opponents of commercial power were dealt what could be a final blow Thursday when Monroe County Circuit Court Judge David Audlin dismissed a county claim that power lines run by Keys Energy Services trespass on county aerial easements on No Name.Audlin cited a Feb. 6 Third District Court of Appeal ruling in his order, which upheld a decision Audlin made saying that the state Public Service Commission has jurisdiction over electrifying the 1,000-acre island.The court finds that the issues in this case are sufficiently related to the regulation and planning of electrical generation and transmission lines, [and] that the issues should first be addressed and determined by the PSC, Audlin wrote. No Name homeowners have been embroiled in a decades-long battle over commercial electricity on the island. Currently, the 43 homeowners are powered by solar and/or generators.Audlins Thursday decision came just days prior to a scheduled special County Commission meeting to discuss No Name Key and issues relating to the federal Coastal Barrier Resources Act.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 county in 2001 created a coastal barrier overlay district prohibiting utilities in such areas. After the Feb. 6 Third DCAruling, a majority of commission members said they would not support an appeal over jurisdiction to the state Supreme Court. Assistant County Attorney Derek Howard said for that reason, he wont recommend appealing Thursdays ruling to the Third DCA.Were not recommending the decision be appealed to the Third District. If the board wants to continue litigating these issues, our recommendation would be to take this to the PSC. Thats really our only option, he said.If thats the case, its widely believed the PSC would rule in favor of commercial power on No Name. Keys Energy has long held that the PSC requires it to provide power to any customers seeking it within its service territory. Thats why it finally installed the poles last year at the request of the property owners association. The owners paid $650,000 to the utility for the work.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comNO NAME KEY


Opinion & EditorialSaturday,February 23,2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 4A 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. Keys fishing legend Capt. Jimmy Albright (left) of Islamorada helps actor Jimmy Stewart show off a large bonefish the two caught.The date this was taken wasnt available,but it was obviously decades ago.Albright died in 1998 at age 82.His obituary in The New York Timescalls him a fly-fishing innovator and pioneer who guided and became friends with some of the most celebrated anglers of his time.Stewart,who died in 1997 at age 89,starred in such films as Mr.Smith Goes to Washington (1939) and Its a Wonderful Life (1946).Photo courtesy MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARYCELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALWatch pension battle closelyLETTERS TO THE EDITORDifferent rulesIt is as plain as the nose on your face. Do they think the residents of Marathon are stupid? Just look at who gets through the Marathon bureaucracy without any difficulty, and then look at the normal person to where they have obstacles thrown into the mix and any hindrance one can imagine to overcome.One recent change in staff is as deceitful and devious as can be. The former building official defended the city and laws against the coercive pressure of those in authority to approve and acquiesce to matters that were illegal or not within the rules or regulations. The building official was then forced out by the city manager, who was yielding to demands of those over the managers decision.Then the building official was replaced by a person without one credential to be a building official. The newly hired building official was a contractor for the former county mayors home in Key Colony Beach and also the contractor for the newest restaurant, beside Marathon Liquors and Deli.What a charade and a mockery has been made for the residents of Marathon to transact business that should be transparent.Other administrative staff such as planning, code, public works, utilities, personnel and the clerks office are so fearful of the threats and coercive posturing of those in authority that they cannot say no to what is not right and legal but be yes people and find ways to do as they are told to come up with ways to circumvent and get around the rules. The tip of the iceberg, as they say, is now being exposed and the residents of Marathon need to find the fortitude and moral fiber to address this situation, or the treachery and disloyalty to the residents will continue to the point where outside authority must intervene to safeguard the city to be successful and transparently operational into the future.Greg Hill MarathonClean out City HallWhat in the world is going on? The FBI questions Marathon City Council members and the council members bring in their own attorneys during the questioning? This is nuts. Where there is smoke, there is fire. Indictments to follow? Where else is this happening? Not even in Miami, where you would expect it. Just go to prove that uninformed Marathon residents can be manipulated. Time for a complete housecleaning, that is, unless the feds dont do it first. Kevin Thurman MarathonNew library,same siteWhile I applaud some county officialsdesire to build a new library in Marathon, I question the wisdom of making it part of Marathon City Hall. The homeless are a part of the Marathon library family. They inhabit the library when it is open, sleep there and use their computers outside when the library is closed. The library staff is incredibly good to them, as it is to the other patrons. I learned of the Marathon Community Parks zero-tolerance policy toward the homeless when Billy, who is the library guard dog, was kicked out of the park on his birthday for rude behavior. I believe Billy was arrested for being drunk and disorderly and has been told he will be arrested if he so much as steps onto the park grounds again. Jimmy Schmidt, the parks director, is not happy about this policy. I believe it is unconstitutional and have discussed it with the city attorney, John Herin. How well do you think the homeless and the city government will mix in a combined city halllibrary? Alawsuit seems inevitable. Most people think it would be a mistake to move the library away from the children and teachers at Stanley Switlik Elementary School, as well as away from the boating community and the Sheriffs Office substation. Please build us a new library close to Stanley Switlik, the boating community and the Sheriffs Office substation. Thank you for your interest and support for this wonderful community asset. Jane Marter MarathonProposed accounting standards could end up costing taxpayers to shore up government plansIt used to be wise advice to hold onto your wallet whenever the Legislature is in session. In Florida, since lawmakers meet only for two months a year (this year starting March 5), that might seem to provide some protection from runaway money grabs. Not so. On Wednesday, the House Government Operations Subcommittee passed out a bill that would impose tough new standards on cities and pension plans for municipal workers. Lawmakers want more conservative accounting used, which critics warn could cost city taxpayers more money to fund pension funds beyond the current standards. The issue over employee pension plans and whether theyre underfunded has been a hot topic in the Keys. The Key West City Commission wrestled last fall with the question during budget meetings. At the time, Assistant City Manager Mark Finigan said the citys pension structure is not sustainable. Contributions to police and fire department pension funds represent $2.7 million or 28 percent of the payroll for those Key West departments. Pension contributions for the general employee fund (those not represented by unions) cost Key West taxpayers another $1 million. In the city of Marathon, general employees contribute to their own defined-contribution plan, according to City Manager Roger Hernstadt. Thats a payas-you-go system so its never going to be underfunded. Fears over that very thing finding municipal pension plans underfunded may be driving the debate in Tallahassee, where the committee vote was 8-3 on strictly party lines. State Rep. Irv Slosberg (D-Boca Raton) was critical of committee Republicans, saying they overstated the extent of the problem in Florida, which is generally considered to have well-funded plans. This is going to be the weapon that is used to prove that things are not financially sound ... so that you can therefore take away the defined benefit plans of my members, said Lisa Henning with the Fraternal Order of Police. Ironically, unions found themselves with an unusual ally in the House debate. Florida League of Cities lobbyist Kraig Conn told the News Service of Florida that the bill passed in committee amounts to an unfunded mandate. Others note that Republican lawmakers are pushing for separate legislation that would put new state workers into 401(k)-style defined contribution plans, similar to those found in private industry, eliminating pensions. Regardless of which side wins the debate, Florida taxpayers are ultimately on the hook if government employee pension funds run out of money. At this stage, its hard to know whose pocket is about to be picked. Keynoter photo by LARRY KAHNThe library is popular for not only books and periodicals but those who dont have home computers.The city of Marathon and Monroe County have had initial talks about building a new library combined with a city hall at 98th Street and U.S.1.The currently library is between 30th and 35th streets.District gets poorauditIn keeping with a fouryear trend, the Monroe County School District on Wednesday received yet another poor financial and operational audit from the Florida Auditor Generals Office in Tallahassee. That despite clear and stern direction this time last year from the School Board charging district Finance Director Ken Gentile with resolving the audit findings by the end of fiscal year 2011-12 on June 30.The latest audit, which the district has a month to respond to prior to becoming final, lists one significant deficiency, 12 additional matters and five federal awards findings.The significant deficiency is financial reporting procedures could be improved to ensure that transactions and note disclosures are properly reported. Thats essentially a criticism of the districts bookkeeping.Im not happy with what I saw, board member John Dick said Friday. We cant continue like this. Enough is enough. If this was private industry, things wouldve been changed a long time ago.Other highlights include:District procedures did not always ensure that minutes for meetings were appropriately maintained and timely approved, contrary to Sunshine Law, which governs governmental transparency and public records.Payroll processing procedures could be enhanced to ensure that employee work time is appropriately documented and approved, accurately recorded and not in conflict with other employment.Controls over the review and approval of construction contract change orders could be improved. That last one has been a sore spot as of late, particularly with School Board member Ed Davidson. Hes slammed district administrators, contractors and construction managers working on a $38 million rebuild of Horace OBryant Middle School in Key West. Specifically, Davidson alleged that administrators violated board policy by not bringing change orders in excess of $25,000 to the board for approval. That resulted in the board retroactively approving several lineitem expenditures. On the payroll finding, the Auditor Generals Office reports that time records for nine employees didnt include arrival or departure times, time records for 13 employees were not signed by the employee, and time records for 20 employees did not include the signature of employees supervisor or other evidence of review or approval.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSCops: Man tries to scam $22,000ATavernier man accused of trying to deposit $22,000 in counterfeit checks into his bank account also might have illegally accessed part of the Monroe Countys Sheriffs Offices secure computer network. Cole Peacock, 21, spontaneously uttered to a detective investigating the alleged bank fraud Tuesday that he had accessed the Sheriffs Office dispatch program and a system called the Driver and Vehicle Identification Device, or DAVID.While speaking to Peacock, it appeared that he was very well versed in computers. He claimed to have lots of knowledge, and appeared to be a hacker, Detective Francisco Gaete wrote in his arrest affidavit. After speaking to Peacock, I was able to determine that his knowledge of computers was beyond my comprehension.Peacock faces felony grand theft, fraud, computer hacking and counterfeit charges. At press time Thursday he was being held in the Plantation Key jail on a $26,000 bond. Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Deputy Becky Herrin said investigators have no evidence Peacock was telling the truth about the alleged hacking. When detectives asked him to show them how he got into the system, Herrin said Peacock couldnt do it. Detectives contacted the U.S. Secret Service to help in the investigation of the counterfeit checks, according Gaetes report. Gaete said Peacock deposited three fraudulent checks in his personal account at the Community Bank branch at mile marker 91.3 on Feb. 8 for the amounts of $8,400, $7,200 and $6,400, respectively. All the checks were from a company called Data Point Systems. The companys address is the same as Peacocks home on Azalea Street in Tavernier, Herrin said. Peacock told Gaete that he worked for Data Point Systems and he is authorized to write himself checks. After Gaete told him the account numbers on the checks were bogus, Peacock said that is how they arrived in the mail and that he usually doesnt check the account number on the checks.21-year-old says he hacked copscomputersBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keyreporter.comCRIME FRONT PEACOCK


Saturday,February 23,2013 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com MARKETPLACE Recent Real Estate SalesSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 110 percent Based on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) for the period February 10 February 16, 2013. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, AddressListedSoldListedListing AgentSelling Agent Big Coppitt Key 23 Luna Ln.$395,000$395,000202Keys Comm. R.E./Gary SmithColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lara R. Martin 300 Avenue B$330,000$330,0001Keys Comm. R.E./Gary SmithKeys Comm. R.E./Gary SmithBig Pine Key 31149 Avenue E$85,000$85,00041Rose Dell & Assoc./Rose DellColdwell Banker Schmitt/Diane Corliss 31231 Avenue G$299,900$275,0000American Caribbean R.E./Sandra TuttleAmerican Caribbean R.E./Sandra TuttleCudjoe Key 22923 Anne Bonny Ln.$349,000$320,000552American Caribbean R.E./Lynn LucasAmerican Caribbean R.E./Lynn Lucas 22949 Sharp Ln.$399,000$385,000379Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa FerringoPreferred Properties/Elizabeth Eliot 701 Spanish Main Dr. (*)$99,000$82,500276Waterfront Keys Rlty./Trish BrummerShoreline Properties/Jacklyn Kelley 701 Spanish Main Dr.$295,000$255,00042Dolberry Rlty.and Mgmt./Cindi DolberryWaterfront Keys Rlty./Trish BrummerDuck Key 119 S. Bahama Dr.$319,500$310,000155Island Breeze Rlty./David GregoRealty World Freewheeler/Nancy AllenGeiger Key 55 Boca Chica Rd.$95,000$80,00045Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Moe SmythColdwell Banker Schmitt/Moe SmythKey Colony Beach 230 Sadowski Cswy. (*)$599,000$475,00071Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Curtis SkompColdwell Banker Schmitt/Brian Schmitt 440 9th St.$545,000$520,00042Key Colony Beach Rlty./Lynn GoodwinAmerican Caribbean R.E./Karen RaspeKey Haven 24 Allamanda Trc.$2,000,000$1,950,00093Ocean Sotheby's Intern'tl. Rlty./Patti StanleyTruman & Co./Lynn Kaufelt 14 Bougainvillea Ave.$665,000$640,000102Compass Realty/Robert FrechettePreferred Properties/Corinne HeldKey Largo 500 Burton Dr.$289,000$266,000449Century 21 Schwartz/Tracy LarsonNon Res. Agent 114 Lowe St.$339,000$280,000384Moorings Realty/Marie LegerThe Blue Group/L. Berni, L. Wolski 618 Silver Cir.$165,000$155,295130Century 21 Schwartz/Susan MillerRE/MAX Keys Prop./Chris Stanford 500 Burton Dr.$325,000$300,000124Marr Properties/Tom RodriguezMarr Properties/Tom Rodriguez 95930 Overseas Hwy.$1,300,000$1,300,00083Default Realty Serv./Bennett & KashetaTr opical Rlty. of the Fl. Keys/ Wasmund, Ives 25 Orange Dr.$205,000$170,00043K eys Country Rlty. & Dev./E. Donofrio, M. Carter Keys Country Rlty. & Dev./E. Donofrio, M. CarterKey West 215 Truman Ave.$274,900$265,000223Island Group Rlty./Margarita VillochDoug Mayberry R.E./Douglas Mayberry 1017 Thomas St.$365,000$300,000347Schwartz Property Sales/Andrea WeitzTruman & Co./Suzanne Moore 1110 Fleming St.$329,900$319,000150Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Tina MastersNon-Member Office 726 Olivia St.$359,000$345,000147Key West Rlty./Jeffrey DunawayKeys Breeze Rlty./Charles Polley 3312 Northside Dr.$179,000$167,00088C oldwell Banker Schmitt/Suzanne WashburnKey W est Prop./Mike Sullivan 2515 Flagler Ave.$449,000$410,00081E ngel & Voelkers Fl. Keys/Monika Sundstrom Realty Exec. Fl. Keys/Karen Taporowski 903 Catherine St.$339,000$280,00077Prudential Knight & Gardner/Andrew BirrellKey West Prop./Mike Sullivan 415 Catherine St.$549,000$530,000163American Caribbean/J. Owen, K. BrennerCentury 21 Schwartz/Jimmy LaneLittle Torch Key 670 Barry Ave.$285,000$230,000987Prudential Knight & Gardner/Audrey RichterColdwell Banker Schmitt/Kathleen GomezMarathon 2000 Coco Plum Dr.$239,000$215,000357Exit Realty Fl. Keys/D. Daniels, T. HintzeExit Realty Fl. Keys/Charly Farritor 6304 Gulf of Mexico Blvd.$315,000$260,000680American Caribbean R.E./Lynn LucasAmerican Caribbean R.E./Lynn Lucas 12535 Overseas Hwy.$600,000$550,000946Exit Realty Fl. Keys/P. Morgan HillAmerican Caribbean R.E./Karen Raspe 11 Sombrero Blvd.$169,900$138,000371Exit Realty Fl. Keys/Clara MayetteColdwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel Williams 1004 96th St.$425,000$315,000165Island Breeze Rlty./David GregoIsland Breeze Rlty./David Grego 453 89th St.$279,900$277,500126Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Leanne RueschColdwell Banker Schmitt/Leanne RueschOther 1658 28th Ct.$49,900$49,00058Century 21 Schwartz/Robert ValenzuelaCentury 21 Schwartz/Robert ValenzuelaPlantation Key 187 Plantation Ave.$549,000$525,000413Century 21 Schwartz/Connie ArrabalCentury 21 Schwartz/Lucy Doyle 215 Mohawk St.$675,000$625,000342RE/MAX Keys Prop./Jim SignorIsland Paradise Prop./Ana Zalesky 88540 Overseas Hwy.$299,000$288,000109 Realty World Freewheeler/J. Elkoury, A. Wheeler Shoreline Properties/Faye SaengerSaddlebunch Key 35 Palm Dr.$285,000$230,000322Exit Realty Fl. Keys/David KaufmannDoug Mayberry R.E./Ginger KingStock Island15 Coral Way$374,900$355,000105Engel & Voelkers Fl. Keys/Richard CrockerColdwell Banker Schmitt/Victor MusmannoSugarloaf Key 17011 Marlin Dr.$1,450,000$1,200,000550RE/MAX Marathon Vac. R.E./Brad BakerPrud. Knight & Gardner/Shirley Mensch 16940 Driftwood Dr.$289,900$270,00053Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Nira ToccoColdwell Banker Schmitt/Diane Corliss 385 Point Dr.$1,395,000$1,200,00051C oldwell Banker Schmitt/F. D'Ascanio, F. MullinsC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Fred MullinsUpper Matecumbe Key 80639 Old Hwy.$1,095,000$895,000235Moorings Realty/Marie LegerMoorings Realty/S. Wampler, S. Ewald (*) Vacant lot Lively named best at SchmittRick Lively from Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estates Key West office was named the companys overall No. 1 agent in 2012, as well as the top Key West office agent.The awards came during Schmitts annual company awards banquet Feb. 9 at Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key. More than 170 agents, guests and staff from the companys six offices attended.Vic Musmanno from the Key West office and Lisa Ferringo from the Lower Keys office were co-awarded overall company top producer for closed sides for 2012.The team of Jan Keller and Charlotte Porter from the Islamorada office was awarded overall company top producer for sales volume as well as top Islamorada office agents.Sally Stribling was awarded top Key Largo office agent, Sam Williams was top Marathon office agent and Lisa Ferringo was top Lower Keys office agent.The award for top shortterm rental manager went to Barbara McKee of the Middle Keys office, and the long-term rental manager was Peter Petro of the Key West office.Among the Coldwell Banker officials attending were Russell Stinnett, vice president of franchise sales for the southern region; John Murray, director of regional marketing for the southern region; and Steve Carr, executive business consultant for the southern region.170 attend realty firms awards dinnerREAL ESTATEBroker Brian Schmitt (center) gives Rick Lively and Lively assistant Genave Haugen their awards. BusinessBUSINESS BRIEFSKoltunak joins Centennial BankCentennial Bank has added Carol-lynn Koltunak to its Lower Keys retail team. She works as a teller in the Summerland Key branch and with her sincere smile and genuine enthusiasm, Carol-lynn makes a perfect addition to Centennial Banks team, said Assistant Branch Manager Maria Garcia. Koltunak came from Keys Federal Credit Union and volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and the American Cancer Societys Relay for Life. When shes not at a dog park with her fox terrier, she enjoys paddleboarding, wakeboarding and any type of water activity. She was born in Key West and lives on Big Pine Key. She graduated from Key West High School in 2011.Ocean Properties tops managersOcean Properties has named two top managers for the Sunset Key Guest Cottages, Westin Key West Resort and Sheraton Suites Key West. Lourdes Torbisco has been tapped as sales and marketing manager. She has an extensive background in sales and marketing, including new-business development, market penetration and project management.Prior to joining Ocean Properties, she was a sales executive for Chill International, based in Key West. Shes originally from Chicago but grew up in Miami. Shes lived in Key West 15 years.Jane Brannigan has been named group sales manager for the three properties.Brannigan has worked with Ocean Properties since 1998 and has an extensive background in concierge, sales and group activities. In 2006, she was promoted to concierge supervisor, overseeing the Sunset Key and Westin concierge desks.Prior to joining Ocean Properties, Brannigan owned an online concierge business and worked at Camilles Restaurant.Seminar addresses new health lawThe Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association has planned an informational seminar in Key West for employers that need to begin planning how to manage the effects of the Affordable Care Act.The session is 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Pier House Resort, 1 Duval St., Key West. There is no cost to attend but register by calling (888) 372-9119, Ext. 226. KOLTUNAK TORBISCO BRANNIGAN


Raschein firm on tax exemptionHaving thrown her support behind a bill that would erase an $11.5 million tax lien on U.S. Navy housing, state Rep. Holly Raschein, Republican from Key Largo, appears poised to take on the city of Key West, Monroe County Property Appraisers Office and, to some extent, her own constituency. In 2007, the Navy transferred ownership of 890 housing units to Southeast Housing LLC, a division of Balfour Beatty Communities.Last year, based on the switch from federal to private ownership, then-Monroe County Property Appraiser Karl Borglum reversed an earlier decision to grant a tax exemption to those properties and filed the lien seeking back taxes, penalties and interest.Tuesday, the state House Veteran and Military Affairs committee, on which Raschein sits, passed a bill, 13-0, exempting such military-related housing statewide from property taxes retroactive to 2007. The next stops are the Finance and Tax Subcommittee, then the Economic Affairs Committee before the March 5 opening of the two-month legislative session. The whole reason for the exemption is supporting military families, Raschein said Thursday. The bottom line is, weve got to provide quality housing for military families. Therere some real concerns in Key West over this ... and I feel like I need to vote no but a vote no is a vote against military housing. Rep. Jimmy Patronis (RPanama City) sponsored the House Bill and Sen. John Thrasher (R-St. Augustine) its Senate companion. At the Wednesday Key West City Commission meeting, Commissioner Jimmy Weekley directed City Attorney Shawn Smith to draft a resolution opposing the exemption bills, which Weekley called ridiculous. And our representative is sitting there and supporting it, he said. I support military families also but remember: The people that are living there arent military. Hes referring to the Peary Court neighborhood in his District 1, which is open to non-military renters and in the process of being sold to a private developer for a rumored $30 million-plus.There are a combined 890 military houses in Key West at Peary Court, Sigsbee Park, Truman Annex, Trumbo Point and the Branch Medical Clinic on South Roosevelt Boulevard.Raschein said shes considering proposing an amendment that would limit the exemption to houses actually occupied by military families.Property Appraiser Scott Russell said hes content to let the legal process play out and discuss the issue with other property appraisers in affected areas.We believe that statutorily, Southeast owns the buildings and improvements and they are not tax exempt, he said.She wants lien on military housing liftedBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMILITARY KeysNet.com Keynoter 6A Saturday,February 23,2013 2059 Overseas Highway Marathon305.743.6341www.MarathonBoatYard.com Test Rides for Qualified Buyers Factory Reps and Repower Specialists On Site IN WATER DEMO DAYSATURDAY, MARCH 2NDFROM 9 AM TO 4 PM2013 INVENTORY ON THE DOCK Hotdogs, Hamburgers & Soda 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~ Isl a nd Vision C a reis now a ccepting NEW p a tients.Dr.John Sheldon's optometry practice services all ages,from kids to seniors.Mond a y Frid a y 9 AM to 5PM S a turd a y by a ppointment6400 Overseas Hwy. MM 50.5 (next to Herbies)743-2020 Visit our online photo galleries at www.KeysNet.com/PhotosMeeting centerlikely forcity hallGroundwork was laid Thursday for a Keysy style Marathon City Hall capable of seating up to 200 people for sit-down dinner events.The convention center, or community room depending on whom you ask, was by far the most-talked-about aspect of a new municipal government center at a meeting called by the City Council. The sparsely attended session at the Marathon firehouse was held to discuss 16 different design points related to the new building.There was little disagreement on the various items, as the council agreed to an elevated two-story structure with a significant landscape buffer and increased office space for city staff. It would be roughly 15,000 square feet and replace trailers at 98th Street and U.S. 1 now housing government offices.John Bartus, chairman of the Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce board, spoke for a new city hall but against a conference center.Its past time for the city to conduct its business in a beautiful, permanent building, he said. But Bartus raised several concerns with the cost of building, maintaining and operating a large-scale room for events.Amajority of public convention centers dont operate in the black. Is the city ready to take on the expense? he said.But several council members immediately spoke in favor of a larger room, which will double as council chambers. I dont think its a bad use of city money to have an area to be used as more than a meeting space, Councilwoman Ginger Snead said. Mayor Mike Cinque said hes uncomfortable with the term convention center.I envision a community hall, something that can be used for events, he said, adding the enterprise value to the community could be high.I really think we should look at this thing long term. We have a pretty good bite at the apple. I dont think its ever going to be any cheaper to do this, Councilman Rich Keating said. Councilman Dick Ramsay voted in favor of the 200-person layout, but cautioned the council to be financially responsible. He said he wants the citys architect to do a flexible design that could be scaled down if necessary. Ask him to design it in such a way that when we see the end number, we can decide whether we can afford it, he said. Ramsay was also the only council member to argue against an elevated building and balconies because of the potential added cost. The council several times mentioned $6 million as the high end of what it might spend on a city hall. Finance Director Peter Rosasco told the Keynoter thats because $6 million could be added to an outstanding $5 million loan without impacting the citys annual debt. The city borrowed a $10 million note in 2004 at 4.2 percent and some of that was used for the property where theyre going to build city hall now. Its been paid down to $5 million, he said. Since the capital infrastructure tax got extended, we can take out a 15-year loan of $11 million and have exactly the same annual debt service. One item not discussed is the possibility of adding a new Monroe County-run library to the city-hall design to replace the current Marathon library, which is old and needs work. County Engineering Division Director Kevin Wilson was on hand but did not speak. Wilson told the Keynoter that theres more time to think about it, but that a two-story building on stilts could kill any talk of combining the two projects. If they decided to go with a two-story building on stilts, were probably done, he said. Wilson said the existing library near mile marker 48.5 is 7,200 square feet, and that county Libraries Director Norma Kula told him 10,000 to 12,000 square feet would be optimal for a new one. The elevated building provides for expansion capabilities and that could include a collaboration with the county, City Manager Roger Hernstadt said.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONCity: No to Mallory Square eateryThe Key West City Commission on Wednesday voted down a proposal to build a two-story restaurant on iconic Mallory Square. The design, proposed by restaurateur Joe Walsh, calls for a building 33 feet tall, eight feet more than the citys 25-foot limit in the historic Old Town district. The commission voted 52 against, with commissioners Mark Rossi and Tony Yaniz in favor. Walsh, who owns several restaurants in Key West including Fogartys and Mangoes on Duval Street, said his goal is to revitalize the western section of Mallory Square. The parcel in question contains a defunct outdoor pizza restaurant, welcome center and historic cable hut that formerly held telephone lines connecting Key West to Cuba. Walsh called the area an open-air homeless shelter. Our whole goal for years here is to have an open area, a walkway down the waterfront, Mayor Craig Cates said. Then we have this building here. It really blocks it up. Yaniz made City Attorney Shawn Smith uncomfortable by suggesting not allowing Walsh to build and open a restaurant has the effect of not allowing a business to compete. Youre talking monopoly. I think your job is to focus on the land development regulations, Smith countered. I would avoid any discussion with respect to favoring one particular business over another. Walsh won a city-initiated bid process back in 2010. Since then, the Westin Resort and Marina, adjacent to the proposed restaurant, had sued over the city Planning Board allowing the design. The city won the case.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST


WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY,FEBRUARY 23,2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 8B Cookie fight Who would have thought a battle would break out over a Girl Scout cookies worth? Story, 7B Conch Style The Wild Lily of Islamorada spreads its wings with the Middle Keys.Column, 3B B Sports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Keys LifeFlorida Keys KeynoterGruba outduels Hurricane IsmerThe shot put and discus duels in the sun were about to begin at Thursdays track meet at Key West High. Im gonna beat him, said Coral Shores High senior Will Ismer, referring to the ConchsJack Gruba. Gruba well-muscled with a movie-star visage had begun his junior season strong and was less than six feet from the school shot-put record and 14 feet shy of the discus mark. Anatural, Key West coach Rick Ridenour called him. He expects to be successful in everything he does. Ismer 6 feet 10, bearded and with a likeable air of nonchalance towered over Gruba and the other competitors, including Coral ShoresChris Perez, a bulky wrestler who admitted, This is my second time doing this. The shot put was first, and for that, Gruba put on special Nike lime-soled shoes. They let you glide around, he said. Ismer eschewed special shoes and wore cargo shorts instead of a green uniform.Conchs dominate Key West meetBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorPREP TRACK AND FIELD Photo by BERT BUDDEKey West Highs Jack Gruba goes into his windup before throwing the discus Thursday. He came within two inches of the school record.See Track,2B Millerleads Conchs over the SabresDarren Miller hit a tworun home run in the first inning and then pitched a complete-game five-hitter as the Key West High School baseball game defeated St. Brendan, 3-1, Wednesday afternoon in Miami.It was the third consecutive victory for the unbeaten Conchs, who improved to 2-0 in District 16-4A. They will play Royal Palm Beach at 7:30 tonight at Rex Weech Field.Miller used a fastball and a curve to stymie the Sabres, who dropped to 0-4. His approach to the game was outstanding, said coach Miguel Menendez, adding that he could see the intensity in Miller for days before the game.Millers size 5-foot-9 and 170 pounds belies his power at the plate. He may not look the part, but he is extremely strong and knows how to use his lower body to really drive the ball, Menendez said. And he has tremendous bat speed. The juniors homer to left field came after a first-inningWells also hot as the squad goes to 3-0By DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BASEBALLICS has easy time with PrincetonBig hits throughout the lineup and a strong debut from a freshman pitcher powered Island Christian School to the Eaglesfirst win of the baseball season Tuesday. Chris OBerry threw four shutout innings with six strikeouts in the 11-1 win over ICS rival Princeton Christian. Alot of our guys played a good game, head coach Bruce Davis said. We got on base, did a lot of pushing. Were going to be very aggressive on the bases. Senior catcher Dylan Ayres and OBerry each had two hits against Princeton. Sophomore infielder Tucker Wood, who closed out the game on the mound, also had two hits. Freshmen infielder Steve Dostaler ripped a triple and came home to score on a Panther error on the play. Wed love to say it was an inside-the-park homer but it wasnt, Davis said. The Eagles moved to 1-1 after an opening loss to Miami Christian. Island Christians 11-man11-1 victory evens record for EaglesISLAND CHRISTIAN BASEBALLBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comDolphins beat Somerset, then fall to KnightsThe Marathon High School baseball team split a pair of road games this week against Keys Gate Charter School and Somerset Academy.The Dolphins beat Somerset, 5-1, on Tuesday before falling to Keys Gates Knights, 11-3, on Thursday. Freshman Kyle Couty allowed just one hit and one run over five innings over Somerset, with six strikeouts and five walks.Couty had a no-hitter working into the fourth and gave up a walk with two outs. The runner stole second and scored on a bloop single to break up the no-no and shutout.Ian Almodovar and Carlos OFarrill each scored on wild pitches in the first inning to take an early 2-0 lead. It was 3-0 after two when Almodovar doubled home Kevin McKeon. Almodovar was 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and run scored Tuesday, while OFarrill was 2-for-4 with two runs scored. Kyle Pierce and Raymond Crespo eachEight errors committed in the defeatBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BASEBALLSee Dolphins,2BSee Eagles,2BSee Conchs,2B Lady Dolphins 2-1 on road tripThe Marathon High School softball team made the most out of a tough schedule this week, winning two of three games while traveling to the mainland three consecutive days. The girls defeated Somerset Academy, 17-0, on Tuesday; lost to perennial state power Westminster Christian School, 10-0 on Wednesday; and beat Keys Gate Charter, 15-0 on Thursday. The 2-1 trip upped Marathons record to 4-3. The Dolphins dominated Tuesday and Thursday, earning mercy-rule victories in three innings in both games. Wednesday was a different story, though. Were just trying to get better. If we can limit errors I think well be better because we can definitely hit the ball, coach Bob Roney said. On Tuesday, the Dolphins scored four runs in the first inning, five in the second and eight in the third to easily defeat Somerset. Jordan Roney pitched the first inning, striking out all three batters on three pitches each. Abi Connell threw the last two innings. Roney was 3-for-4 at the plate, while Taylor Konrath and Sacha Olivera each hit home runs. On Wednesday, the Dolphins played well early and committed just two errors against the Warriors. They are loaded one through nine, Roney said. Their eighth and ninth batter is as good as their third.Team travels to Key West on WednesdayBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON SOFTBALLLady Canes lacrosse shocks PalmettoCoral Shore Highs girls lacrosse team stunned visiting Palmetto with a storm of early goals in a Thursday 114 win to open the season.Senior attack standout Julia Lozano scored five goals with one assist. Kaitlyn OLeary and Katharine Hamer each tossed two goals into the Palmetto net and made an assist.Hamer, a junior recruited by the University of Florida, also anchored the defense in front of new goalkeepers Taylor Nicoletti and Courtney Caputo, who teamed for seven saves.The defense played an awesome game in holding the Panthers to four goals, head coach Mark Hall said. After Fridays home game against Coral Reef (score pending at press time), the Lady Canes travel Tuesday to Palmetto.Meanwhile, Coral Shores boys lacrosse team ran into a tough Gulliver Prep squad in Wednesdays home opener, falling 17-3.Gulliver looked very good and weve got some work to do, head coach Barney Rich said. Jack Hatfield scored twice for the Canes, with Bryce Lankford scoring once. Jimmy Rhyne, Danny Whisted and Addison Duma-Kenny had assists.After playing CoralThe boys fall to Gulliver on home fieldCORAL SHORESBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comSee Softball,2BSee Hurricanes,2B


His first heave of the 12pound gold ball went 38 feet, 9 inches and landed with a plunk in the close-cropped grass. But Gruba, whose first effort was 38-4, came back with a 39.9 and a 39.2 to win, although he was short of his 41-foot personal best. The discus was where Gruba would shine. His first toss sailed 132 feet, 9 inches, farther than he had ever thrown, even in practice. Ismer popped one up that landed 106 feet away. Grubas second toss went 127-11, and Ismer scratched on his next attempt. He would not beat Gruba. Terrible, he said of his day, but with a smile.Gruba got set for his final try. He crouched in the ring away from the landing field, went into an elaborate windup, spun 360 degrees, spun another 180 and released the 2.2-pound Orange Flyer discus of indeterminable age with a guttural cry.Out it flew, high and to the right, like a Frisbee, until it landed 142 feet, 5 inches away two inches short of the school record set by Doug Meeker in 2000. Ridenour, the coach, was thrilled, as was Grubas mother, who had watched from a chair in the shade. I was just going all out, Gruba said. I was getting myself angry and pumping myself up. Abit later, he and Ismer, runners too, were together again, walking down the track toward another event.Overall, the Key West boys defeated the Hurricanes, 104-34, and the Conch girls won, 103-26. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday,February 23,2013 NOTICE OFPRE-ELECTION CANVASSING BOARD MEETINGApre-election canvassing board meeting regarding the City of Key Colony Beach General Election will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the Key Colony Beach City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Dr. Key Colony Beach, Fl. R. Joyce Griffin Supervisor of Elections www .keys-elections.or g AVISO DE REUNIN PREELECTORAL DE LAJUNTADE ESCRUTINIOEl martes 26 de febrero del 2013, a las 10:30 a.m., la junta de escrutinio celebrar una reunin preelectoral en Key Colony Beach City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Dr. Key Colony Beach, Fl, en relacin con la Eleccion general de la ciudad de Key Colony Beach. R. Joyce Griffin Supervisor de Elecciones www .keys-elections.or g Published Keynoter 2/23/13 BIGYARDSALE!To Benefit S.H.A.R.K.(Marathon Animal Shelter)Saturday,March 2ND9-4 Outta The Blue Marina 63 Coco Plum Drive50/50 Raffle & Silent AuctionINCLUDING a Bottom Painting for up to a 21 Boat or credit towards a bigger boat.VALUED at $750!!!$5 Cooler of CheerAny Donations Accepted & Appreciated! VENDORS/ARTISTS WELCOME TO SET UP BOOTHS FREE!FREE Hot Dogs,Chili Dogs and SodaContact Pat & Stacy at 305-289-0285 or email patandstacy@bellsouth.net for more information or to volunteer!5THAnnual Unless you WANT your mothers wardrobe...872-4491Winn Dixie Shopping Center on Big Pine KeyOpen 7 DaysUpdate Your StylePersonal Service Natural Fashions Handmade Jewelry Upper Keys Marina & Waterfront Restaurant ($4.2M)+Three commercial lots: Overseas Hwy ($450K) +Two residential lots ($150K each) Contact us for other marina listings.Simply Marinas: 305-439-9581 ash@simplymarinas.com Gruba nearly sets school recordFrom Track,1BReefs Cudas on Friday (score pending), Coral Shores goes on the road Wednesday to Ransom Everglades.Canes trackCoral Shoresboys track team got two first-place finishes from junior distance runner Steven Chadwick in the 1,600 and 3,200 in a home tri-meet Tuesday.Event winners for Coral Shores were Will Ismer in the discus (129 feet); Alberto Anderson, high jump; and Devin Ellis, pole vault.Second-place scorers were Pablo Gonzalez, 800; Tom Johnson, discus; and John Perrotti, pole vault. The Lady Canes got second-place event points from Chelsea Penne, 800; Chloe Stokes, 3,200; Kyia Herlth, triple jump; and Danielle Christmas, discus.Canes place in track meetFrom Hurricanes,1B Theyll make a serious run at the [state] title. Marathon also made contact well against a pitcher throwing 60-plus mph, but failed to capitalize. The Dolphins loaded the bases in the third and fifth innings but were unable to bring any runs home. The game was scoreless heading into the bottom of the third inning, when Westminster put seven runs on the board. Both Dolphins errors came in that inning, including one that scored three runs with the bases loaded. They only had like six or seven hits, but a lot came on balls hit in the infield. They didnt really hit Jordan hard, but they hit her, coach Roney said. Roney was 2-for-3 at the plate, while Rodamer and Konrath were both 1for-2. The Dolphins made quick work of Keys Gate on Thursday, scoring three runs in the first inning and 12 in the second. Jordan Roney pitched the first inning, with Connell throwing the next two in the mercy-rule victory. Konrath was 3-for-3 with two doubles, while Roney and Rodamer were each 2-for-3. The Dolphins are off until a Wednesday visit to Key West High School at 7 p.m.Infield hits carry WarriorsFrom Softball,1B had a hit.On Thursday against Keys Gate, starter Todd Picariello struggled early and gave up eight runs in the first two innings. Frankie Gonzalez pitched the last four, allowing three runs on seven hits with no walks.But coach Luis Leal said the Dolphins didnt play well around Picariello, committing eight errors and leaving 13 runners on base. That included twice loading the bases and being unable to get a run across. OFarrill, Pierce and Jesse DeLuca all had two hits, while Almodovar and Sean Roussin each had one. Marathon (3-2) was scheduled to host Palmer Trinity School Friday, but results were not available by press time. Marathon is slated to host Florida Christian School Thursday at 6 p.m.Patriots visit Thursday nightFrom Dolphins,1B roster counts nine players as sophomores and younger. Junior Sean Tiedemann and senior Ayres are the upperclassmen.Theyve all got big hearts and want to learn, Davis said. Just about everybody can play wherever we need them. Well grow through the year and should be pretty good by the end. The Eagle roster also includes sophomore Jeremy Dorn; freshmen Dylan Kling, Zane Phair and David Calderwood; and younger players Danny Rivera, Kurt Ihrig, Blake Pratt and Tyler Walker.Island Christian hosts Marathon High Schools junior varsity at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Islamorada, then travels to the Colonial Christian Tournament beginning March 5.Diamond Eagles a young teamFrom Eagles,1B single by Steven Wells, who has been the teams hottest hitter. Wells went 2for-4, raising his average to .500. Hes a lot more confident now and believes that hes a good hitter, Menendez said. St. Brendans only run came in the bottom of the fifth on a long pinch-hit homer by 6-2, 235-pound Henry Knez. Trailing 3-1, the Sabres had two runners on in both the sixth and seventh innings, but Miller got Fabian Pena to bounce out the end the sixth and Jose Carrera to pop out to end the game.We have found ways to win, said Menendez, whose team seems determined to bounce back from a 9-14 season. Last year, our biggest problem was that we didnt believe we could win or deserved to win.Wells on fire at the plateFrom Conchs,1B MARATHON TENNIS Tennis Dolphins shut out DivineThe Marathon High School tennis team earned easy boys and girls wins Tuesday over Divine Savior Academy in the Dolphins home opener at the Marathon Community Park.Both squads earned 7-0 victories over the startup Divine Savior program out of Miami.No. 1 Vincenzo Massaro won his singles match, 8-1, as did No. 2 Riley Durkin (80), No. 3 Jake Coldren (8-1), No. 4 Jamine Guo (8-3) and No. 5 Emilio Alvear (8-0). Coldren and Guo won No. 1 doubles, 8-2, while Alvear and Cory Benton won the No. 2 match 8-0. Jackie Clairmont won the No. 1 girls match, 8-1, while No. 2 Savannah Schuhmacher, No. 3 Regan Durkin, No. 4 Daniela Santiestevan and No. 5 Ariana Patterson all won 8-0. Durkin and Patterson won No. 1 doubles, 8-1, while Santiestevan and Abby Franck won 6-1 in a rainshortened No. 2 match. Divine Savior is in their second year and you can tell they are building, coach Chris Bull said. The coaches and kids were very nice and we look forward to playing them each season. Our kids were patient dealing with their opponents inexperience and had to work on staying focused, so we got some benefit from the match. The Dolphin girls faced a much tougher task Thursday against Carrollton School, falling 2-5 to a Cyclones team that reached the Class1Astate finals last year. The boys didnt play.Marathons girls lost all five singles matches but did come away with wins in both the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles matches.The Dolphins were scheduled to visit Ransom Everglades School Friday.Carrollton match tougher on MarathonBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comKeynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMarathon freshman Regan Durkin delivers a serve during the Dolphinsshutout tennis victory over Divine Savior Academy Tuesday at the Marathon Community Park.Both the boys and girls won,7-0.


Sword swallowers celebrate todayMore than 20 sword swallowers will be dropping swords at Ripleys Believe It or Not! Odditoriums worldwide today in celebration of the sixth annual World Sword Swallowers Day, and Key Wests Ripleys is among the locations. World Sword Swallowers Day was founded by the Sword Swallowers Association International yes, there is such a thing and is co-sponsored by Ripleys. In Key West, D.W. Blademaster (Dale Pritchard) will display his sword-swallowing skills at a free performance inside the lobby of Ripleys, 108 Duval St., starting at 2 p.m.Animal farm open Sunday afternoonThe Monroe County Sheriffs Office Animal Farm on Stock Island is open from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday so visitors can check out the more-than200 animals, including bunnies, alligators, tropical birds, a kinkajou, sloths, a lemur, an emu and more.Theres no cost to enter. The farm is on College Road at Sheriffs Office headquarters.Two-day quilt show starts todayThe Paradise Quilt Guild has its biennial show today and Sunday at Sugarloaf School on Sugarloaf Key, mile marker 19.Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the first day and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second. Admission is $5 and men are admitted free. Every paying attendee will receive a small gift on admission. There will be a Pirates Chest shop featuring quilt-related crafts and books for sale. Aqueen-sized quilt will be raffled. Tickets are $1 a piece or six for $5. The winner need not be present to win. There will also be a silent auction of quilts. Fashionistas in the Upper Keys have come to love the Wild Lily Boutique at mile marker 81.9 in Islamorada, expertly curated by owner Susan Durner. The store is a reflection of her eclectic style, with great basics and show-stopping statement pieces in a range of price points to fit every girls budget. Thankfully, Wild Lily has opened a second location in Marathon to add to the Middle Keysfashion needs. Located at 8345 Overseas Highway, the boutique offers more than just beautiful clothing; it also features an immense selection of TootsieCouture Flip Flops for your perusing and a nail salon for a quick mani/pedi while you shop. Contemporary fashions include a great selection of designer denim from Hudson, Level 99 and Silver, affordable bags for under $100, handmade jewelry, flirty dresses and flowery tops for every occasion. Not only does this lifestyle boutique carry casual and comfortable clothing in lightweight fabrics that can be worn all year, it also carries clothing for special occasions. Featuring the best fabrics and quality garments, Wild Lily is eco-friendly, offering organic clothing and clothing made in the U.S.The boutique also offers a variety of TootsieCouture Flip Flops, truly the perfect shoe for the Florida Keys. Individually handcrafted from Havaianas, Kristy Larkin adds sparkly embellishments, including seashells, sea life, seahorses and more for a oneof-a-kind feel. Not only are they fashionable, they are handmade using the best and most comfortable flip-flops and are reasonably priced, starting at $45. Mani/pedis are one of the most amazing ways to treat yourself. Now imagine you can shop while you wait. Larkin has opened a charming space in the back of the new Wild Lily for just this reason. She offers spa manicures, hotstone pedicures and gel and acrylic nail enhancements using CND and OPI, shellac, gelish, and OPI gel polish. Call her at 896-5050 to book an appointment. The Wild Lily Boutique and Nail Spa in Marathon is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 289-2226 for more information. Leah Maki is a fashionobsessed style blogger. 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KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday,February 23,2013 The Marathon Garden Clubs annual House & Garden Tour is scheduled Mar. 1-3. And this year, it has an added attraction with five well-known artists contributing to a special gallery show and reception with food and music. Three waterfront homes will be on the tour, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 2. Tickets cost $25 per person and bus transportation from the Garden Club is included to one of the estates. This years portfolio of gardens and lush homes include a Tuscan-inspired home, a Bali-style tropical rainforest garden and a 4.5acre oceanfront estate known as Bait Shack. Its no shack, as previous tours have discovered. Aprivate drive guides entry through a canopy of native hammock, past waterfalls, streams and ponds into an open vista of a palm-lined drive leading to the main house. Inside, DAsign Source has installed rich, dark mahogany woodwork and South Seas dcor. The master suite harbors a massive coral stone wall in the bath that surrounds a double showerhead accessible from the outdoors. Areplica staircase from the movie Casablanca leads upstairs to a home theatre. The Tuscan-inspired architecture of the second home on this years tour is rather unique for the Keys, featuring a one-story floor plan and lots of openings that overlook an outdoor living area with pool. Plush interiors are decorated in a traditional style, featuring dark woods in furniture and cabinetry. Outside, the gardens feature coral rock-lined pathways and planters that add lots of color to the landscape. The Bali-inspired home, owned by a Marathon artist, has three levels with lots of doors and windows that open onto garden vistas. The home is very open to the outdoors, according to Rosemary Thomas, president of the Marathon Garden Club.The owner and a landscape designer spent more than three years designing and implementing this rainforest garden, she added. The garden looks like its been there for years, yet it has only been there three years.Visitors will also enjoy significant statuary in the gardens and beautiful wrought iron gates. The weekend kicks off with a free reception and live music on Friday, Mar. 1, from 5-8 p.m. at the Garden Club, 5270 Overseas Hwy., Marathon. Light hors doeuvres and wine will be available. Artists participating in this years special Marathon Garden Club gallery exhibit: Judith Conner, Julie Joyce, Melody Kelly, M. Ann Head in the CloudsNew Works byPeter Vey ARTIST RECEPTION FEBRUARY 23RD,2013 SATURDAY 5:30 8:30 PMAnchors Away House and garden tour adds art exhibitVisit a Bali garden, Tuscan home and moreMARATHON Bait Shacks 4.5-acre oceanfront estate features lush landscapes and water features.See Tour,5B This French Connectionis artistslove affairPlein art is French for in the open air. Youve seen it countless times at art shows, galleries and exhibits. And, you may even have seen some Key West artists, easel and folding chair at hand, practicing the art on street corners, sidewalks and parks scattered throughout town. Starting this weekend, you can see the plein art work of artist-in-residence Michele Bryne, who will exhibit works from her Paris collection at The Studios of Key West. Joining her will be Key West local Paul Findlay, best known perhaps as the tennis pro who has helped train generations of enthusiasts. Hes also a skilled photographer who will share his work from France. Combine the two, and you have what TSKWis calling The French Connection. Byrnes work from the City of Light includes scenes captured on the avenues and around the cafes, in soft light and gentle rains. Recently though, Byrne has come out of the rain and turned her palette to sunny Key West, note TSKW exhibit organizers. Over the past couple of weeks, she has feverishly beenCity of Light illuminated on film and canvasARTPhoto by PAUL FINDLA Y The warm yellow light captured by Key West photographer Paul Findlay illuminates this scene in Annecy,France.LAttitudes StaffPortraits of three First Ladies fill stageEmmy Award-winning actress Elaine Bromka portrays three former first ladies in a vivid one-woman show, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty, which opens Feb. 27 at the Red Barn Theatre. This is a limited engagement over four nights, Feb. 27 Mar. 2. Bromka, who has performed in prime-time shows, including Will and Grace and Law and Order, brings the show to Key West after touring the country on stage. The Record-Review in Westchester County, NY said of her performance: a fascinating evening, laced with insight, emotion and humor . brilliant acting. Written by Eric H. Weinberger with Bromka, the play re-imagines the three women who suddenly find themselves as celebrities. Its a behind-the-scenes look at Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. Among the insights offered up, Pat Nixons take that being first lady is the hardest unpaid job in the world. Bromka brings 30 years of experience in film, television, Broadway and offBroadway to the role. Shes appeared as the mom in Uncle Buck with John Candy, as Stella in Days of Our Lives, and on E.R., The Sopranos, and Law and Order. The inspiration for Tea for Three came after Bromka starred opposite Rich Little in The Presidents. In that stage production, which she performed across the country and on PBS, Bromka impersonated eight of the most recent first ladies. Spending months poring over videotapes of the women, Bromka said she studied nuances of body language and speech patterns to explore why they moved and spoke as they did. These were women of intelligence and grit who suddenly found themselvesEmmy-winning actress stars at Red BarnTHEATERSee Red Barn,5BSee French,6B


Saturday,February 23,2013 5B Keynoter KeysNet.com in a fishbowl, Bromka said. I realized I wanted to tell the story from their point of view. She adds their personalities drew her further into the research for the role. And I wanted to explode myths. Pat was called Plastic Patin the press, for example, because she was always smiling. Look more closely at her eyes, though. Theres nothing plastic about her. You see the eyes of a private, watchful survivor. Her collaborator, Weinberger, is the author of several off-Broadway plays, including Wandas World, and Class Mothers Hes been nominated for Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards. The duo zeroed in on the three, linking their stories by revealing each one at the threshold moment near the end of her time in the White House.Byam Stevens directs the performance. Show times at 8 p.m. all four nights at the Red Barn, 319 Duval St., rear.Tickets are available atwww.redbarntheatre.com, by calling: 296-9911.Regal Cinemas Searstown,Key West,294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m play only on weekends. Snitch (PG-13):2:15,5:15,7:40 and 10:00 p.m. Escape from Planet Earth (PG):5:00 and 10:15 p.m. Escape from Planet Earth 3D (PG):1:15 and 7:20 p.m. Beautiful Creatures (PG-13):1:00,4:00,7:00 and 9:45 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R):2:00,4:30,7:45 and 10:15 p.m. Safe Haven (PG-13):1:30,4:45,7:30 and 10:05 p.m. Identity Thief (R):1:45,4:15,7:10 and 9:40 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St.,Key West,295-9493 Zero Dark Thirty (R):2:00,6:00 and 9:00 p.m. Silver Linings Playbook (R):1:30,4:00,6:30 and 8:45 p.m. Django Unchained (R):2:15,5:45 and 8:50 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway,Marathon,743-0288 Zero Dark Thirty (R):Weekdays:7:00 p.m.;Saturday and Sunday:2:00 and 7:00 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall,Tavernier,853-7003 Escape from Planet Earth (PG):1:40 and 6:50 p.m. Escape from Planet Earth 3D (PG):4:10 and 9:10 p.m. Beautiful Creatures (PG-13):1:35,4:20,7:05 and 9:50 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard (R):2:05,4:40,7:20 and 9:45 p.m. Safe Haven (PG-13):1:50,4:25,7:00 and 9:35 p.m. Identity Thief (R):1:45,4:25,7:05 and 9:40 p.m. Keys Movie Times 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernierbbtheatres.com NOWALLDIGITAL! SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 02/22 Thurs. 02/28A Good Day to Die Hard (R) 2:05; 4:40; 7:20; 9:45 *Safe Haven (PG13) 1:50; 4:25; 7:00; 9:35 *Beautiful Creatures (PG13) 1:35; 4:20; 7:05; 9:50 *Escape Planet Earth (PG) 3D 4:10; 9:10 2D 1:40; 6:50Identity Thief (R) 1:45; 4:25; 7:05; 9:40 Sorry no passes *Fri. and Sat. onlyLynch and Betty Rondeau. Artists will be on hand at Fridays reception and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and again from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday to interact with visitors. The Marathon Garden Clubs gardens will also be open during the weekend. The art event is free and open to the public. For tour tickets, visit Key Bana, 303 Sadowski Cwy., Key Colony Beach; The Marathon Chamber of Commerce, 12222 Overseas Hwy., Marathon or the Marathon Garden Club, 5270 Overseas Hwy. For more information, call 305-743-4971 or visit: www.marathongarden club.org Art event is free, tours cost $25From Tour,4BPhotos by Ron MarottaElaine Bromka portrays three former first ladies in Tea for Three:Betty Ford,Pat Nixon,Lady Bird.Women of intelligenceFrom Red Barn,4B Come visit our online photo galleries and submit your own at www.KeysNet.com/PhotosVienna Nocturne recital March 1Herbert Weissberg, former principal flutist of the Vienna Symphony, will perform Friday, Mar. 1, at a concert to support The Studios of Key West. Weissberg will be joined by Peter Siakala on cello and Gottlieb Wallisch on piano for a Vienna Nocturne concert and gala. John Padget and Jacob Dekker are hosting the affair at their home, with hors doeuvres and Austrian wine pairings. There will also be an open bar. Tickets cost $100 for the gala; $150 for the concert and gala. Tickets for the concert only cost $50. Sponsors include Great Events, Milan Events, Florida Keys Party Rentals, Old Town Bakery and The Restaurant Store.For more information, call The Studios at 296-0458.Fund-raiser to support The Studios of KWMUSIC Gustav Klimt Portrait of Mrs.Adele Bloch-Bauer.Small town fair celebrates 56th birthdayHow would you celebrate your 56th birthday? Well, if you live in Key Colony Beach, you throw a big party on Sunday, Mar. 3, and invite everyone to what city organizers call a small town fair. Over the years, its actually grown to include more than a parade, with food booths, vendors selling crafts and the ever-popular Zonta Ducky races held behind City Hall. Theres also a 5K fun run/walk that kicks off at 8 a.m., along with the Shrinerspancake breakfast, served in the parking lot and park adjacent to City Hall. The parade begins at 11 a.m. with motorized units, the Shriners of course, plus locals and guests decked out in red, white and blue. Sponsored by the notfor-profit KCB Community Association, the birthday celebration includes a silent auction and raffle, the barracuda races, and other family fun activities. The day-long event includes live music from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free; parking is free, what more could you want? Turn oceanside off U.S. 1 at the mile marker 53.5 traffic light onto Sadowski Causeway; then follow signs to the city park. For more information, visit: www.KCBCA.org .With parade, picnic and ducky racesKEY COLONY BEACH


KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday,February 23,2013 Frangipani Gallery opens an exhibit of work by two artists, Paul Carmichael and Susann DAntonio. Areception is planned 69 p.m. Friday, Mar. 1 at the gallery, 1102ADuval St., Key West. DAntonio is showcasing her newest collection, called Five, which features two series of encaustic paintings that focus on woven elements integrated into the wax paintings.The Key West artist has also added a collection of small flower sculptures and a series of rustic gourd masks.Show organizers describe it as an eclectic mix with recurring themes and a cross discipline integration of mixed media.Wings of Paradise, by Florida wildlife photographer Paul Carmichael, focuses on the beautiful birds found in the Florida Keys and in Everglades National Park.For more information, call 296-0440 or visit: www .frangipanigallery.com Gallery on Greene mounts a solo show, Head in the Clouds, starting Saturday, Feb. 23, featuring artist Peter Vey. Veys oil paintings celebrate the everyday landscapes he encounters, from Key Wests narrow lanes, historic cemetery and fiery foliage to the thrilling cacophony of New York Citys skylines, according to Nance Frank, gallery director. Some of the scenes of New York, like the snow scene in Central Park, and the skyline from the South Street Seaport are different subjects for him in this show, Frank says. Veys strong color palette has captured such Key West scenes as pastel shetters on white, wooden houses. Sunlight and shadows play on water in Veys rendering of a boatyard scene. And his palm trees, draw the eye ever upward into squintworthy skies, Frank adds. Head in the Clouds will feature more than 40 of the painters new works that will dominate the main, first-floor gallery from Feb. 23 to Mar. 14. I have to like what I see in order to paint it, Vey said, adding that he fell in love with Key West, its light and colors in the 1980s. As a painter, I take a ton of photos, and then you want to capture what turns you on most about the scene. An artists reception will be held at the gallery from 5:30-8-30 p.m. Saturday. The gallery is located at 600 Greene St., Key West. For more information, call 294-1669 or visit: www .galleryongreene.com painting in her signature style, creating expressive but intimate portraits of the island. While here, Byrne is learning to balance her plein air supplies on a bicycle, working to perfect a painted palm tree, and enjoying the fellowship of the other Artists in Residence. Findlay, married to the owner of La Creperie, has a deep and personal connection to France evident in his work. While the scenes he photographs are sometimes recognizable, they are shown in an entirely new light through the unique lens of an artist, according to exhibit organizers. The French Connection opened Feb. 21, as part of Walk on White, and will remain on view through March 10. The exhibition is sponsored by Doug Mayberry Real Estate. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and open most Sundays. For more information, call: 296-0458. Saturday,March 2,2013 10 a.m.to 4 p.m.Tickets are $25.00per person Free admission to Art Events Three unique showplaces for garden enthusiasts,house hunters and art lovers...Bali-inspired estate with tropical rainforestOpen Tuscan-influenced styleGrand 4.5 acre ocean estate (The Bait Shack)Purchase tickets at: The Marathon Garden Club Key Bana Marathon Chamber5270 Overseas Hwy M.M.50 Bayside Marathon,Floridaor call(305) 743-4971 Preview P arty Friday,March 1,2013 5 pm to 8 pmShowings Saturday 9 am to 4 pm Sunday 11 am to 3 pmLocal Artists Judith Conner Julie Joyce M.Ann Lynch Melody Kelly Betty Rondeau ART SHOWINFORMATION Old Island Restoration Foundation Saturday,March 2 12 noonIn the Garden of the Oldest House322 Duval StreetFREE to Compete or Just WatchConch Shells will be available to purchaseCall 294-9501to RegisterOr register at the Oldest House Museumon March 2, 10:30am noon Presents The OIRF AnnualConch Shell Blowing Contest An artists unique lensFrom French,4B Sunlight and shadows add colorArtist opens solo exhibit at KW galleryART Peter Veys Boatyarddisplays the subtle play of sunlight and shadows on water. Carmichael, DAntonio open at FrangipaniEclectic mix of paintings and photographyARTLift Me Up(above) by Susann DAntonio and Snowy Egret by Paul Carmichael (right). 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 Paris Lightby artist Michele Byrne.ART BRIEFSSculptor turns to painting for clarityKelly J. Lever opens a solo painting exhibition at Key West Pottery, 929A Truman Ave. The instructor known for pottery classes and work at Key Wests two Montessori schools, calls her new work Love and Light From Key West.She describes it as a post-modern ode to our community and its natural beauty, adding: to me, painting brings clarity. These are portraits of nature interconnected, the full circle of love and light.The exhibit will be on display through Mar. 19. For more information, call 305-900-8303 or visit: www.KeyWestPottery .com Visit our photo galleries at www.KeysNet.com/photos


The Girl Scouts of the USA tried hard to squeeze some actual healthy stuff into their new cookie. And now theyre trying just as hard to defend themselves against criticism that the Mango Creme is nothing but a sugary sham.The Scouts raised eyebrows last month (the annual sale ended earlier this month) when they began selling the cookie, touting the partnership with a company called NutriFusion. The South Carolina-based company makes GrandFusion, a product made by grinding freezedried fruits and veggies into a powder and adding it to various foods. NutriFusion says its product supercharges the nutritional value of food without altering its taste.GrandFusion is a blend of fruits and/or vegetables that can significantly increase the nutritional profile, and therefore the marketability, of food, beverage and snack products, the company says on its website. ABC Bakers, one of two national suppliers of Girl Scout cookies, went a step further by stating that the new cookie contains all the nutrient benefits of eating cranberries, pomegranates, oranges, grapes and strawberries!ABC adds: Try some today and enjoy a delicious new way to get your vitamins!That claim, including the exclamation points, must have been a bridge too far for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the publichealth advocate group out of Washington. The groups CEO, Anna Maria Chavez, sent a letter to the Girl Scouts, urging them to stop promoting the cookie as a healthy product. Unfortunately that cookie does not have the nutrient benefits of eating fruit, but does have 4 grams of heartdisease-promoting saturated fat and 11 grams of toothdecaying sugars per threecookie serving, the letter says. We are concerned that by marketing these cookies as a delicious new way to get your vitamins,the Girl Scouts is misleading its members and supporters and undermining their health. The center points out that 98 percent of the crisp, coconut-flavored Mango Creme consists of enriched flour, dextrose (a form of sugar) and palm oil. Among the ingredients in the other 2 percent are soy lecithin, citric acid, malic acid and annatto (a natural dye that comes from the achiote tree in Latin and South America). It has nutrients from natural whole food concentrate, including cranberry, pomegranate, orange, grape, strawberry and even shiitake mushrooms, added for their vitamin D content.Are the cookies horrible for you? Not if you dont eat a whole box at a time, probably.According to the label, each three-cookie serving (36 grams) has 15 percent of the daily recommended intake of vitamin B1, and 6 percent each of A, C, D, E and B6. A serving also has 180 calories and 8 grams of fat. By comparison, a two-cookie serving of the popular Caramel deLites has 130 calories, 6 grams of fat (5g saturated) and 12 grams of sugar. The Girl Scouts of the USAresponded to the letter with a statement defending the besieged cookie.This variety was inspired by consumer research that points to a preference for sandwich creme cookies, and a resurgent interest in adding vitamins and nutrients to snack foods in North America. The Mango Creme is not the first Girl Scout Cookie produced that includes a benefit associated with an added ingredient, or a benefit associated with a reduced or removed ingredient.All Girl Scout cookies should be considered an occasional treat and eaten in moderation. Saturday,February 23,2013 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com L.A.Times crossword puzzle EXCESS BAGGAGESolution in the classifieds ACROSS 1Corn at a picnic 5Proofers mark 9Wind surge 13Protozoa genus 19First Nations tribe 20Kitchen aid 22Elephant in the Jungle of Nool23Self-defense overkill?25Because 26Secure 27Orbital extremes 29The ones right here 30Shocked,in a way 33Red wines aged in autos? 35Water carriers 38Garbage collectors41Rose to great heights42Dashboard Confessional music genre43Expanding concern?46Edible mollusks 50KEGO on your radio dial? 54Get stuck (on), mentally 55Ocean gathering 56Thread holder 57Series of turns, usually:Abbr. 58Secret alternative 59Solar __ 63Foreword,briefly 65Takes to the streets 67Part of the Constitution that describes Cong. powers 70Direct route to Loserville? 73Stockings74They may have spurs76Unfamiliar 77How chicken may be served 79Bugler with horns 80Chicago-based superstation 82Growing business 84California peak rumored to hide advanced beings called Lemurians 88Giggle 90Entertaining show in a run-down hotel? 94Vending machine options 97After Effects and Final Cut Pro98Mount Rushmore prez99Pabst brand 101Large green moth102Mythical enchantress104Consumer Reports first aid recommendations? 109Rear-__ 111Retail benchmark 112Close enough 115Shortly 119Like some domestic help121Activist grocery clerk?124The Human Conditionwriter Hannah 125Contraption 126Italian capital127Theyre popular in Japanese gardening128Unusable,as a cellphone 129It may be used to walk the dog 130Obey a red light DOWN 1Chamber bouncer 2Many a Yemeni 3Borrow for a price 4Unflappable 5Checks out,as groceries 6Hash attachment 7H.S.course 8__ Bora:Afghan region9Italys largest seaport10Eel,at sushi bars 11Ritual meals 12South American arboreal snake 13Hawaiian tuna 14Least populous state capital 15Traditional 16Wild blue yonder17Sing ones own praises18Kitty starters 21Verve 24Leaning 28Swedish import 31Dies down 32Plan to take off 34Payola,e.g. 35Correctly assesses 36Apple variety 37Elegant39Cryptologic govt.org.40Something to build on 43Checked out 44Hair color immortalized by a Renaissance painter 45In its early stages 47Jar Jar Binkss home planet 48Virginie et Floride 49Horse __51Hasbro reaction game52Email letters 53Short blaster? 57Revved engine sound 60Capital of Shaanxi province 61Modern search result 62Strong,drinkwise 64Small-government proponent Paul 66__ the train acomin:Johnny Cash lyric67Covers for a crook,say68Battle on a log 69Tipped,as a dealer71Bluesy Memphis street72Some are compact 75Brushed off 78Vital life force,to acupuncturists 81Storied officer __ Ludwig von Trapp 83Junk __ 85Gob86Den focus,familiarly87Sailing 89Stars no longer shining 91A/C measure 92Unrivaled 93Nana 951969 Arkin/Moreno comedy 96Soccer protection 100Minor injury 102Options list 103Takes out mistakes 104Faith of nearly a quarter of Earths population 105Where Aida premiered106Rivendell inhabitants107Key letter 108Golf Begins at Fortyauthor 110Souse 113Lab warning 114Cybermarket since 1995 116Latched,say 117Designer Saarinen 118Prune 120Some Windows systems 122From __ Z 123Chap Excess BaggageSolution in the Feb.27 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the Feb.20 puzzle. NOTICE TO REGISTERED VOTERSPre-election test of the automatic tabulating equipment for the March 12, 2013 City of Key Colony Beach General Election, as required by Florida Statute 101.5612, will be held at the Key Colony Beach City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Dr., Key Colony Beach, Fl, on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. R. Joyce Griffin Supervisor of ElectionsAVISO AELECTORES INSCRITOSConforme a las disposiciones del Inciso 101.5612 de los Estatutos de la Florida, el martes 26 de febrero del 2013, a las 11:00 a.m., se celebrar una prueba preelectoral de los equipos de tabulacin automtica en Key Colony Beach City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Dr., Key Colony Beach, Fl, en relacin con la Eleccin general de la ciudad de Key Colony Beach del 12 de marzo del 2013. R. Joyce GriffinSupervisor de Eleccioneswww .keys-elections.or g Published Keynoter 2/23/13 The Conch Scramble, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprot organization that hosts an on-the-water golf tournament to raise funds for other 501(c)(3) organizations in our community. The tournament will be held on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2013 WITH A KICK-OFF PARTY ONFRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013 at locations TBA at a later date. The net proceeds from this event will be distributed to a local 501(c)(3) organization. Your application will be considered for possible funding if received by Friday, March 29, 2013. Simply ll out the application found on our web site at www.conchscramble.com and mail to 88005 Overseas Highway #10-203, Islamorada, FL 33036, email to conchlifescramble@yahoo.com or fax it to (305) 664-3305. If you have any questions, please email us at conchlifescramble@yahoo.com or call Lee Christine Young at (305) 522-1590.88005 Overseas Highway #10-203 Islamorada, FL 33036 Phone: 305-522-1590 Fax: 305-664-3305NOWRECEIVING APPLICATIONS Girl Scout cookies blastedGroup responds to eat them in moderationBy LANDON HALLOrange County RegisterNUTRITIONThis is the focus of the battle:The Mango Creme. LIVING BRIEFSArt festival is this weekendThe shady oaks in Key Wests historic Old Town provide the backdrop for the Old Island Days Art Festival, set for today and Sunday. This is the 48th year the juried show has been held in the Southernmost City. More than 100 artists are scheduled to set up shop on lower Whitehead Street and Caroline Street within the Truman Annex. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Admission is free. Works on display will include oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, mixedmedia, collage, photography and sculpture. The festival is organized by the Key West Art Center, a not-for-profit organization that supports classes and maintains the centers 301 Front St. gallery.Fisher discusses treasure scienceThe Matecumbe Historical Trust hosts Sean Fisher, grandson of treasure salvor Mel Fisher, when it meets for its next free monthly lecture at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Island Community Church, mile marker 83.Sean Fisher has spent most of his life in the shipwreck salvage industry and has found all types of artifacts, from silver, gold and emeralds to spikes, musket balls and pottery. These days, he spends less time on the boats and more time in the office as vice president of Mel Fisher Treasures. His topic for Monday is The Science of Treasure Hunting.Lucky Street hosts SizemoreThe Lucky Street Gallery at 540 Greene St. in Key West hosts Wesley Sizemore for a book signing tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. as he unveils his novel Tropical Quests. Sizemore, a war resister during the Vietnam War, moved to Key West from Paris in 1976 after amnesty was granted. By day, hes a construction worker. In his novel, Sizemore mixes real and fictional characters, weaving them into events on the island from the mid-1970s on, such as the Mariel boatlift and the AIDS.Poetry entries deadline March 1The Studios of Key West is accepting poetry submissions through March 1 for the Robert Frost poetry competition.Two categories will be judged, haiku and poetry. To find out more, go to www.tskw.org


KeysNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday,February 23,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 390601 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 44 2011 CA 000321 MR BANKUNITED Plaintiff, vs. RUBEN B. URRUTIA A/K/A RUBEN URRUTIA; ODETTE URRUTIA A/K/A ODETTE C. URRUTIA; INDIES ISLAND CONDOMINUM ASSOCIATION, INC., A FLORIDA NOT-FOR PROFIT CORPORATION; BANK OF AMERICA, NA; TAX COLLECTOR FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 25th, 2013, and entered in Case No. 44 2011 CA 000321 MR, of the Circuit Court of the 16th Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE County, Florida. BANKUNITED is Plaintiff and RUBEN B. URRUTIA A/K/A RUBEN URRUTIA; ODETTE URRUTIA A/K/A ODETTE C. URRUTIA; INDIES ISLAND CONDOMINUM ASSOCIATION, INC., A FLORIDA NOT-FOR PROFIT CORPORATION; BANK OF AMERICA, NA; TAX COLLECTOR FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at THE FRONT DOOR OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LESTER BUILDING, AT 500 WHITEHEAD STREET, KEY WEST IN MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA 33040, at 11:00 a.m., on the 12th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: APARTMENT UNIT 10, INDIES ISLAND CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 681, PAGE 222, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. APN# 00377770-001000 a/k/a 1129 PEBBLE BEACH LANE UNIT 10, MARATHON, FLORIDA 33050. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 30th day of January, 2013. Amy Heavilin As Clerk of said Court By Tammy L. Marciel As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or event, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: notice@kahaneandassociates. com Published February 23, March 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 394903IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 11-CA-924-P MEHRDAD ELIE, Plaintiff, v. GREGORY CUTULI, Defendant, NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Notice of Recording of Foreign Judgment entered by the Circuit Court in and for Monroe County, Florida on the 24th day October, 2011, and by virtue of a Writ of Execution issued in the above styled cause on the 4th day of October, 2012, I, Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff of Monroe County, Florida have levied upon and will offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash, subject to any mortgages or liens thereon, in the morning on the 26th day of March, 2013, at 11:30 A.M. at Guys Towing, 99275 Overseas Highway #4, Key Largo, Florida, the interests of defendant GREGORY CUTULI in execution, in the following described property, subject to any and all other liens, taxes, judgments, or encumbrances whatsoever: SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY 2012 Magi Tilt boat trailer License Plate No. 889PFZ, Decal No. 11246422 DATED this 19th day of February 2013. Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff Monroe County, Florida BY:Rachelle Gates, Supervisor Civil Process Division Published February 23, March 2, 9, 16, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 395125 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 11-CA-924-P MEHRDAD ELIE, Plaintiff, v. GREGORY CUTULI, Defendant, NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Notice of Recording of Foreign Judgment entered by the Circuit Court in and for Monroe County, Florida on the 24th day October, 2011, and by virtue of a Writ of Execution issued in the above styled cause on the 4th day of October, 2012, I, Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff of Monroe County, Florida have levied upon and will offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash, subject to any mortgages or liens thereon, in the morning on the 26th day of March, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. at Coral Bay Marina 601 Mastic St., Islamorada, Florida, the interests of defendant GREGORY CUTULI in execution, in the following described property, subject to any and all other liens, taxes, judgments, or encumbrances whatsoever: SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY Vessel: Year: 2000 Make DZX Hull ID: EPY66274E000 with the following attached: Engines: 1999 Yamaha 200 hp motor: SR#LZ200TX??6K1X100412T 1999 Yamaha 200hp motor: SR# Z200TXRY6G6X100?43T Equipment: Clarion AM/FM radio Raymarine Raymarine 215DC (VHF Radio) Raymarine RL80C DATED this 19th day of February 2013. Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff Monroe County, Florida BY:Rachelle Gates, Supervisor Civil Process DivisionPublished February 23, March 2, 9, 16, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 395557 AMENDED 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 4TH DAY OF MARCH 2013 at 11:00 AM 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: Parcel no. 93W in KEYS R.V. /MOBILE HOME CONDOMINIUM, INC, according to the Declaration of condominium thereof as recorded in O.R. 2039 at page 5 of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, and any amendments thereto, together with an undivided interest in the common elements appurtenant thereto and Boat Dock Space 93W, as a limited common element, as identified in the Declaration. Pursuant to the FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: ROBERT L. PHILLIPS; M Anne Phillips Plaintiffs VS. Thomas Cardenas; Unknown Spouse of Thomas Cardenas; Thomas Cardenas, II; Unknown Spouse of Thomas Cardenas II, KEYS RV/MOBILE HOME CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION INC; John Doe; JANE DOE Defendants And the Docket Number of which is Number 12-CA-000096-M WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 19th day of February 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 23, March 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 397040 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 03/06/2013 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 4S2CK58D8W4309071 1998 ISUZU 1GHDX03E1XD328741 1999 OLDSMOBILE 1G4EZ13L7PU402605 1993 BUICK Published February 23, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 397509 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-21-K Lower Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF ELIZABETH A. GUPPY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Elizabeth A. Guppy deceased, whose date of death was January 27, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040. The names and addresses of the p ersonal re p resentative and pp the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS A FTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH A BOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is February 23, 2013. Personal Representative: Christina M. Parker 29454 Louise Big Pine Key, Florida 33043 A ttorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner A ttorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar Number: 283134 RICHARD E WARNER, P.A. P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: richard@rewarnerlaw.com Published February 23, March 2, 2013. Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 397633 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Civil Action No.: 11-06292 CA01 Section: 25 GILBRALTAR PRIVATE BANK & TRUST CO. Plaintiff(s)/ Petitioner(s) VS. SAND CASTLE HOLDINGS (LLC) Defendant(s)/ Respondent(s) NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE BY THE CLERK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in the above styled cause now pending in said court, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on-line at www.MiamiDade.RealForeclos e.com at 09:00 oclock, AM on March 12, 2013, the following described property: Parcel I owned by Carelca, with the following legal description: Lot 8, Block 8, AMENDED PLAT OF MORNINGSIDE, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 15, at Page 15, of the Public Records of Miami-Dade County, Florida. Parcel II owned by Carelca, with the following legal description: Lot 7, Block 8, AMENDED PLAT OF MORNINGSIDE, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 15, at Page 15, of the Public Records of Miami-Dade County, Florida. Parcel III owned by Carelca, with the following legal description: Lot 22, Block 6, AMENDED PLAT OF MORNINGSIDE, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 15, of the Public Records of Miami-Dade County, Florida, together with an easement over the West 5 feet of Lot 23, Block 6, AMDENDED PLAT OF MORNINGSIDE, accordin g g to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat book 15, at Page 15, of the Public Records of Miami-Dade County, Florida. Parcel IV owned by East Side, with the following legal description: Lots 13 and 14, less the South 10 feet thereof, in Block 3, of NORTH GATE, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 8, at Page 88, of the Public Records of Miami-Dade County, Florida, also excepting there from that part of Lot 14 which lies within the external area formed by a 25 foot radius arc concave to the Northeast tangent of the North line of the South 10.00 feet of said Lot 14 and tangent to the West line of said Lot 14. Parcel VI owned by Gabesca, with the following legal description: Lot 129, PORT ANTIGUA PLAT 3-4, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 6, at Page 24, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. A NY 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 A FTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on February 12, 2013 By: Nicole Ferguson Deputy Clerk (Circuit Court Seal) Harvey Ruvin, Clerk Miami-Dade County, Florida Law Firm: A RNSTEIN & LEHR, LLP. Published February 23, 27, 2013. Florida Keys Keynoter KEYSWIDE CLASSIFIEDS ONLINE (305) 743-5551 Classifieds WOW LOOK !!! CITYOFMARATHON,FLORIDA9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,Florida33050 Phone:(305)743-0033 INVITATIONTOREQUESTFORPROPOSALPublicNotice AllinterestedpartiesareherebynotifiedthattheCityofMarathonisacceptingsealedRequestfor Proposalfor ModularRestroomAtJesseHobbsPark Theconstructionofthisprojectconsistsofdrawings,permits,sitepreparation,installationlabor, materialsandequipmentnecessarytoprovideaturnkeyrestroomprojectattheJesseHobbsPark.Theprojectsiteislocatedat:JesseHobbsPark-100-41 th Street,Bayside,CityofMarathon,Florida.ProjectEstimate: $65,000. Documentsmayonlybeobtainedonlineonlyatwww .demandstar .com ProcurementdocumentsincludingbutnotlimitedtoRFP,RFQ,ITB,obtainedfrom anysourceotherthanDemandStarmaynotbeaccurateorcompleteandwillnotbe consideredresponsive.AnyResponderandsubcontractorwhohavenotobtained CityofMarathonsolicitationdocumentsfromDemandStarwillnotbenotifiedof anyaddendaissuedbytheCity,whichcouldcontainmaterialchangesthereto(such asadditionsorchangestothetechnicalspecifications,extensionsoftime,etc.) DocumentsmayalsobeexaminedatCityHall,9805OverseasHighwayMarathon,Florida.Respondersshallsubmitone(1)CompactDisc(CD)inTIFformat,one(1)originalandthree(3)copies ofawrittenRequestforProposalattachedtothisform,signedininkbyanauthorizedcompany representative,containedinasealedopaquepackage,clearlymarkedonthefrontofthepackage:ModularRestroomAtJesseHobbsPark AllRequestsforProposalmustbesubmittedinsealedenvelopestotheCityClerkonorbefore Friday,March22,2013at3:00PMlocaltime.AnyRequestforProposalreceivedafter3:00 PMonsaiddatewillnotbeacceptedandwillbereturnedunopened. RequestforProposalsubmittedwillbeopenedpubliclyandreadaloudatthistimeintheCityHall ConferenceRoomlocatedat9805OverseasHighwayonthesamedate.TheCityassumesno responsibilityforRequestforProposalnotproperlymarked. ProspectiveproposersshallnotcontactorotherwisecommunicatewithCitystafforCityofficials. AllquestionsshouldbedirectedtoDebbieLondon305-289-4103orlondond@ci.marathon.fl.us ProposalBidSecurityintheamountofonepercent(1%)oftheTotalBaseBidmustaccompanythe BidinaccordancewiththeInstructionstoBidders.ANonMandatoryPre-ProposalConferencewillbeheldonFriday,March8,2013at1:00pm. CityofMarathon-9805OverseasHighwayMarathon,Florida33050,LargeConferenceRoom.AsitevisitwillimmediatelyfollowthePre-ProposalConference.Respondersarestrongly encouragedtoattendassubmissionofaproposalconstitutessiteinspectionandknowledgeof workrequirements.TheCityreservestherighttorejectanyorallRequestsforProposalandtowaiveinformalities,except timelysubmissionofRequestforProposal,inanyRequestforProposalreceived,tore-advertisefor RequestforProposalortotakeanyothersuchactionsthatmaybedeemedinthebestinterestsofthe City.AsamatterofinformationtoResponders,theCitydoesnotbinditselftoaccepttheminimum specificationsstatedherein,butreservestherighttoacceptanyRequestforProposal,whichinthe judgmentoftheCityCouncilwillbestservetheneedsandinterestsoftheCity.EventDueDate RequestforProposal(RFP)ReleaseFebruary22,2013 NonMandatoryPreSubmittalMeetingFriday,March8,2013 1:00P.M.CityHall ResponseSubmissionDeadlineMarch22,2013 3:00P.M. 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Saturday,February 23,2013 9B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: Ad# 395404 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Only In The Keys located at 819 Peacock Plaza #112, in the County of Monroe, in the city of Key West, Florida 33040 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Maggie DellaGiustina, Owner Published February 23, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 398020 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Barnacle Barneys Gifts & Souvenirs located at 6677 Overseas Hwy., in the County of Monroe, in the city of Marathon, Florida 33050 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. DE MAZON LLC Published February 23, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 99101OverseasHwy Saturday9am-3pm DIVE EQUIPMENT-USEDREGSUSEDBCS-USED80CF TANKS-FINS(NEW&USED) ODDS&ENDS. BIG YARD SALE 80 Marina Ave, MM 100 Furniture, tools, a lot of good items! Sat. 2/23, 8-12 GARAGE SALE LP vinyl records, electronics and more! Saturday 2/23, 7am-Noon 1400 107th St. Gulf Marathon MARATHON BIG SALE! Sat. 8-2. Jewelry, old glass ware, purses, clocks, plants & more! Sombrero Bch Rd to Primicerato-123 Calle Ensueno MARATHON CHURCH YARD SALE,Sat., Feb 23, 7AM. Kirk of the Keys, Marathon, MM 51.5. By the blinking light. Clothes, hshold, sm furn. etc. MARATHON YARD SALE Sat only Feb 23, 8 AM 2PM. 976 Ocotillo Lane, behind golf course on Flamingo Island. Furniture, odds/ends. NEW FLOORING FOR SALE! 320 sq. ft. of 18" x 18" ceramic tiles, $275. 45 sq. ft. 3/4" Brazilian Cherry hardwood flooring, $50. (305) 394-3364. WANTED TO BUY Old or Antique Guns Key Largo Anglers Club. Call Bob Jones, aboard the boat Lucky 6. 305-367-2382 WANTED TO BUY Retired Collector Gunsmith buying firearms-ammo. Any condition. Call 305-289-0967 or 732-551-1226 Dining Room Table 4 x 6 glass top. With coral base. $200. 269-806-6531, Marathon. Glass top dining room table w/6 chairs, Rattan. 72" x 42". $425; tile-top kitchen table w/4 chairs. $125. Both in perfect condition. 305-664-1885 ORNATE ANTIQUE OAK sideboard / dresser w/ beveled mirror. 80" H x 54"W x 21" D. $450 Call (305) 394-3364. 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! 305-743-5780FIBERGLASS SHOWER STALL 36" X 36" X 73". $125 Call (305) 394-3364.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 AffordableWaterfrontLiving "OldFlorida"LakeCrescent Small,Quiet,AdultPark. HomesforSale$2kto$27k lakecrescentflorida.com(386) 698-3648 KEY LARGO Park Model for sale. Handicapped designed, 1 BR, furnished. Never lived in. Lot rent $500/mo. $15,000. Owner financing available. 305-522-5841RV/MOBILE HOME LOTS FOR SALE, with transitional building rights, in Key RV Park, Marathon. $65K. 305-743-5164 1BR / 1 BA, fully furnished. Ocean front w/ patio & jacuzzi, 750 sq. ft., Incl. util., cable & wifi. Off street parking. $1000 per month. (305) 852-5015. 3/2WaterfrontBeauty Beautifulandspacious3/2 waterfronthome50ftdocking wooddeckandchikeeand jacuzziwithtwostoragesheds unfurnished$1,800786-3448879marrero31@aol.com Affordable Waterfront 3/2 Large furnished manufactured home, MM 63, waterfront w/dock & direct ocean access. $1500 F/L/S. 305-872-2750. BIG PINE KEY 2BR 1BA Upstairs. $1,500/mo includes utilities. F/L/S. No pets. 305-469-0992 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 LARGO SOUND VILLAGE 3BR/2BA. Newly landscaped, fenced yard, quiet street. Pets okay, H.O. park. $1800/mo. + util. F/L/S Call (516) 655-5321 MM 103 B/S 2 BR / 2 BA Scrned. porch, 35 dock. Furn. opt. No smoking / no pets. Yearly lease. F/L/S $1250 / mo. + util. (786) 302-7020 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 Marathon MM 50. 3/2 2000 sf Large furnished apt. Screened porch, overlooking deep water canal, leading directly to Atlantic. Bring your boat! $1800/mo 757-748-5985KCB, Furn 2/2 Waterfront Half duplex. $1,450 per mo. F/L/S. Non-smoking. No cats. Lynn Goodwin, Key Colony Beach Realty, 305-923-9487 Key Colony Beach 1 br, 1 ba duplex. 675 sf. Clara St. Electric fireplace, W/D, full kitchen, plenty of storage. $1000/mo. 305-731-0244 KEY COLONY BEACH 1 bd/1 ba condo. Available March 1st. Utilities included. $1200/mo. 743-0173 sea7430173@aol.com KEY LARGO 2/1 Upstairs, furnished. $1,600/mo, utilities included. First & security. Angela 954-325-2915 OCEANFRONT PARK MARATHON Boat ramp, dockage available. $450 & Up. 603-918-3235 RV LOTS FOR RENT Marathon In Adult Park Please call 305-743-6519 GARDEN PARADISE 1 BR / 1 BA MM 89 Furn. Quiet nghbrhd. Mature, Nonsmoker, Pet? Cable/util. incl., $850/mo. F/L. Call 305-852-1764 MARATHON STUDIO APT. Furnished, Water & electric included. No pets. $900/mo. F/L/S. 743-0404 BAR & RESTAURANT FOR SALEbeer & wine. SRX liquor license available. Call Roy. (772) 834-5647. 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 Barbershop business for saleincludes all equipment includig nail spa & manicure equip. Marathon. $12,000. 786-333-9593; 786-873-4229 Full Charge Bookkeeper Summerland Key: for CPA firm clients. Must know write-ups, bank recs & year-end adjustments/journal entries. Duties incl. AP/AR, payroll, record-keeping, balance sheet, monthly, quarterly & annual tax reporting. Min. 8 years exp, professional & accurate, team player w/can-do attitude. Must have more accting software proficiency than just QuickBooks & must be able to maintain complete confidentiality. Exp. w/Thompson CSA & CBS software preferred. Accting degree a plus. E-mail resume to tara@keyscpa.com Bishop, Rosasco & Co. CPAs. EOE. ISLAMORADA MM 82.2 Bookkeeper must know Quick Books and payroll. Immediate opening. Call (305) 393-6664. WANTED: P/T Receptionist for busy nonprofit organization in Islamorada. Duties include answering phones, filing, data entry, and other office related tasks. Please send resume to P.O. Box 1906, Islamorada, FL 33036. Attention Personnel.Carpenters helper/laborer. Drug free. Form work exp. Placing and tying re-bar. Active drivers lic. and own transporation a must. Rob 305-393-7105 Marina&Resort Belongingis whatitfeelsliketoworkatthis marina.Thewillingnesstobe abletoassistourcustomers withany,andallsituationsis essential. Musthaveexcellent interpersonalskills&abilityto workinafastpaced environmentaswellasbeing abletomultitask.Mustbe proficientinbasiccomputer skills.Goodwithpeopleboth inpersonandonthephone. Experienceinunderstanding customers,greeting,complete checkin&out,answerphones andinputreservations.Out going,upbeatpersonalityisa must. Someboatingknowledge wouldbeveryhelpful,butnot necessary.WillTrain. PLEASEREPLYTOADBY EMAILINGRESUMEONLY TO judy@marathonmarinaandboa tyard.com.305-743-6575 judy@marathonmarinaandboa tyard.com GARDEN CENTER Outdoor Living Sales Person Looking for a professional who possesses a strong sales background. Good working knowledge of tropical plants, outdoor furniture, and accessories, landscape and hardscape design, and construction specifications as they relate to landscape. Base + commission + benefits. careers@dasignsource.com GRAPHICS PRODUCTION & DESIGN POSITION College grad or experienced in printing and design. Work in Marathon. Call 305-393-3374 or email resume to dennyc@geminiprinting.com Monroe County BOCC Employment Opportunities Visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov (305) 292-4557 E.O.E. Drug free workplace; Vet Pref Avail. CLEANERS Saturdayin Marathon Seasonal OK Call 305-743-8111 GROUNDSKEEPER Full time. Background check required. Apply in person, no phone calls please: Seacamp, 1300 Big Pine Ave, Big Pine Key. CERTIFIED HHA 3 days per week, 1 pm 8:30 pm. $13 per hour. Call 631-831-0879 WOW LOOK !!! btnfrtbtbtbtbbtnnfrttf rttnbtnnrnftrtrn tn!rtrntbtfrrttntttrn "rnnttrt"rnfntnrtttrn #trrtrftbntfttrt$r tb%rtr&'f(ntnrb)rr*+r ,r-./01232*.44/ rtr0//(t$'f(n$,%../5/#,6(86'"%9 CoralReefParkCo. JohnPennekampDivisionIsseeking: PartTimeBoatRental PartTimeScubaInstructor (PadiCertified) PartTimeSnorkelBoatDiveMaster FTNarrator PartTimeSnorkelShed FullTimeandPartTime ReservationistPickupApplicationsat RangersStation (305-451-6301) NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS 100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY FrontDeskReceptionist,FullTimeCareermindedprofessionalwithafriendlysmile andexcellentpeopleskillsneededforbusy veterinaryoffice.Goodtelephoneskillsandthe abilitytomultitaskareessentialtothisposition. Computerexperienceisrequired.Shifthoursvary between7:30amand6:00pmMonday-Friday withsomeSaturdaysandSundaysincluded. Salarybasedonexperience.Pleaseapply atMarathonVeterinaryHospitalat 11187OverseasHwy orcall305-743-7099 OPENHOUSESaturday,Feb.23 11am1pm KarenRaspe305-393-9010 karenraspe@bellsouth.net www.acresales.com 501E.OceanDr.,Unit2 KeyColonyBeachListentothewavesoftheoceangentlylappingonthe whitesandbeachfromthisoceanfrontunit!Pool,fishing pier,coveredbarbecuewithpicnictablesandclubhouse. Thisisagreatretirementhome,weekendgetawayor vacationrental.$299,000 CNAs ExceptionalLiving,ExceptionalPeople PlantationKeyHealth&Rehibilitation CenterinTavernier,isseeking CNAs.Toapplyfortheposition,pleasesubmityour resumetotgraham@plantationkeync.com ERRegistration/AdmittingClerkRegisteredNursesUltrasound/Vascular/EchoTechMaintenanceTech AccountingManager PharmacyTechP/T MedicalLabTech Applyonlineat: http://www .f isher menshospital.or g FishermansCommunityHospitalis locatedinMarathon,FLE.O.E./DrugFreeWorkplace/E-verify MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 ACCEPTING APPLICATIONSfor MarinaRack BuildingManager/ ForkliftOperator intheUpperKeys.Toppayandbenefits fortherightindividual.SendresumetoPOBox1509 Islamorada,FL33036 KEYSNET.COM


KeysNet.com Keynoter 10B Saturday,February 23,2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: WEAREEXPANDING! VisitingNurseAssociation& HospiceoftheFloridaKeysis hiringinourUpperKeysoffice. IfyouareanRN,LPN,PT,OT, PTA,CNA,HHAor Homemaker/Companionand youarelookingforafulfilling careerinhomehealthand hospicecare-pleaseclick, emailorvisittolearnmoreand apply. hr@vnahospicekeys.org www.vnahospicekeys.org 92001Overseashighway (Tavernier) HOUSEKEEPEROCEAN HOUSE is seeking a housekeeper. Must be able to work independently & perform all aspects of providing a very clean room for our guests. Apply in person @ 82885 Old Hwy., Islamorada or call (305) 664-4844. RESORT HELP Immediate openings! Front Desk Receptionist Dockhand/General Maint. 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.netPRE-SCHOOL TEACHER Exp. a plus but not necessary. Willing to take 40 hr. online classes with possibility of CDA classes to follow. Call Barbara, 305-743-3517EXPERIENCED 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. WORK ON THE OCEAN Cabana Breezes now hiring: Line Cooks Food Runners Servers Bar Backs Apply 401 E. Ocean Dr., KCB. StockClerk/Cashier Clerk positionavailableatCVSin Islamorada.Applyonlineat www.cvs.com/careers305664-2576 EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair technician. Must have valid drivers license and tools! Call (305) 664-3662. MARATHON PLUMBER AND PLUMBERS HELPER. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass drug test. (305) 731-7797 P/T Landscaper/Grounds Keeper. Start Immediately. Marathon/KCB. Reply to Landscaper, c/o Keynoter, PO Box 500158, Marathon 33050P/T MAINTENANCE Experiencd only, Marathon /KCB area. Send resume to Maintenance Positiion, C/O Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Fl 3305019872550 Tiara Pursuit Walk Around with twin 150 1987 Yamahas, 560 hours. $6500. 305-587-0814, Marathon 20 PRO-LINE 2004 Walkaround Cuddy Mercury 150hp O/B $12,900. Offers welcome! Marathon 305-735-4730 22 Angler CC 1995 150 Mariner on SS bracket. Runs great. Winch, T-Top, kicker bracket, new bottom paint. Alum trailer. $6,350 OBO. 207-745-7500 24 Wellcraft Offshore 1995 C.C., w/2004 225hp Merc, boat restored, always on lift, must see to apprec! Asking $17,000 305-923-9207 or 942-6434 30 CHRIS CRAFT Cabin Cruiser. Handymans Special Great Liveaboard! $3000. See at 2525 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. 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. $2000 obo. 305-664-1286 55 BOATSLIP FOR SALE or leasein 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 LIVE ABOARD DEEP WATER DOCKAGE. A great place to call home. MM92.5 O/S For more information call (305) 853-5604 1 Dave buys permits So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 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 MM 103 O/S 1 BR / 1 BA In marina. $500 / month + electricity. Call (305) 905-6867 for more information. MTHN-Marine Storage : boats, trailers, campers, any clean storage OK on wheels. Best rates in town. Check with us first! Call Emil, 731-3386 PENN FLY RODS 9 ft., 12 wt., $75. Also two 9ft., 10 wt. rods, $75 ea. Penn Intl. #4 fly reel, $100. Finnor #1 fly reel, $75. (305) 394-3364. AAA AUTO ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. Cars-Vans-Trucks Running or not. Cash. 305-332-0483 PARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540 1988 Holiday Rambler Trailer 35. Good condition. No leaks. Can be seen at Breezy Pines RV Park MM30. Asking $3000. 410-212-0584 PEST CONTROL Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. A/C ARTIC TEMP Res & Comml, Marine, Sales, Repair, Refrig, Ice Mach. Lic#CAC 053827, 743-5288 A/C Marathon A/C & Appliances Sales & fast & reliable service! Lic# CAC017490 743-5051 A/CWindswept A/C & Appliances "Shut your windows, shut your doors, you aint gonna be hot no more!" Lic # CAC056989 289-1748 CABINETS FREDS BEDS Kitchen Korner Real wood cabinets with particle board prices 743-7277 CHILDCARE Demming Family Childcare "Where Children Come First". 421 110 St., Mrthn 743-9619 Computer Networking Teal Tech, Inc. (Lic & Ins) Computer Network Wireless Kim@tealTech.net; 481-6981 Concrete Designs Protect & beautify any concrete surface. Deco coatings,concrete stamping epoxy floors & stained pavers. Custom artwork by Ed Moran! 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