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778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .6B Living . . . . . . .1B Business . . . . . .7A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013 VOLUME 60, NO. 88 25 CENTS Work getting startedA new Marriott in Marathon can now be built, as final permits for it were pulled Wednesday. Story, 7A Change your clockDaylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, so turn your clocks back one hour before going to sleep tonight. UNDER THE CREEKKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWDavid Stokes of Arrow Directional Boring checks the pressure on the first underwater pipeline installed as part of the Islamorada-to-Key Largo sewer connection. The pipeline, about four-tenths of a mile long, was pulled through a tunnel bored into coral rock 40 feet beneath Tavernier Creek this week. The 32-inch line should pose no environmental threat, engineers say.Voting polls open on TuesdayVoters in Marathon and Key West go to the polls Tuesday to elect, respectively, new city councilmen and a new member of the governing board of Keys Energy Services. In Marathon, running for two available two-year seats (Mayor Mike Cinque is termlimited out) are incumbent Rich Keating, a fishing guide; former Councilman Pete Worthington, a commercial fisherman; and political newcomer Mark Senmartin, who owns a gunshop/pawn shop/ jewelry business. The top two vote-getters are elected.Marathon has 5,850 registered voters. As of Friday morning, 870 absentee ballots were sent out and 417 had been returned. There were 190 early votes cast. Combined, thats turnout so far of 10.37 percent. The past month, the campaign has taken a nasty turn, with fliers mailed out and emails distributed that attempt to smear Senmartin. He says the move backfired, and that hes hearing that people who might not have voted for him plan to do so now. The State Attorneys Office on Wednesday released a report about the flier, which had a bogus name attached to it and didnt contain law-required language for political ads. Prosecutors found that election law was broken but no one could be charged because they couldnt find the source of the mailer. However, former Monroe County Attorney Jim Hendrick says, and the State Attorneys Office confirmed, he facilitated the mailing. Hendrick says in hindsight, it wasnt a good idea. Worthington and Keating say they had nothing to do with the mailer or the e-mail. In Key West, the runoff for the Group 3 Utility Board of Key West seat is betweenTwo in running for Marathon council and a runoff for Utility Board seatELECTION 2013 Keynoter StaffSee Election, 3A Ramsay: Election flier desperateThe Monroe County State Attorneys Office on Wednesday said former Monroe County Attorney Jim Hendrick a convicted federal felon facilitated an illegal political mailer targeting Marathon City Council candidate Mark Senmartin. But there arent any charges forthcoming, State Attorney Catherine Vogel said, as the identity of the socalled Scott Miller, the name attached to the mailer, remains unknown. City Councilman Dick Ramsay said he is disappointed in the way the investigation was handled and potentially concluded. The voters of Marathon are smarter than this. To believe that a convicted felon would do this on his own.... The one-page flier is a copy of a June 12 Code Compliance Board ruling against Senmartin. Also running for council are incumbent Rich Keating and former Councilman Pete Worthington; the top two vote-getters are elected. The code board found Senmartin guilty of illegally removing protected hardwood hammock from his 1515 Bluefin Drive property. He was ordered by the Code Board to pay a $500 fine, $300 administrative fee and plant 10 trees. The mailer urges voters to consider this information before casting your ballot, and is attributed to Miller. The mailer was illegal apparently because it didnt comply with state Statute 106.071(2), which reads:Hendrick helped get Senmartin mailer circulatedBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMARATHONBURNING BOAT Photo courtesy SHERIFFS OFFICEThis 33-foot Chris Craft cabin cruiser caught fire Wednesday behind a house on Jolly Roger Drive in Key Largo. The owner, Robert Doyle, 58, was burned on one of his legs. He told Monroe County Sheriffs Office Deputy Sever Hustad he started the boat just before 9 a.m. and saw a small flame on the battery, which he tried to put out with a rag. He said the rag caught fire and began to spread. Key Largo firefighters extinguished the fire. See Flier, 2AGood year for turtle nestingHe has counted sea-turtle nests in the Key West National Wildlife Refuge for nearly a quarter-century but federal biologist Tom Wilmers never saw a year like this. Its a year beyond my wildest dreams, Wilmers said. Its phenomenal ... fabulous. Wilmers counted 44 nests for green sea turtles in the Marquesas and Boca Grande islands, west of Key West, this summer. That may not sound like a lot, Wilmers said, but consider that from when I started in 1990 to 2001, there were 50 green turtle nests total. In three years, there was no nesting at all. Wilmers surveys for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service track what the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported Wednesday, a stunning surge in nesting for the endangered species.The number of green sea turtle nests counted by trained surveyors on Floridas index beaches for nesting activity hit 25,553, more than double the count of the previous highest year, said the FWC report.In 1989, biologists in Florida documented just 464 green turtle nests at 26 known nesting sites. Annual counts on the same beaches, called the Index Beach Nesting Survey, produce trend lines for the species population. The index beaches comprise an estimated 70 percent of Floridas green turtle nests. In 2007, Wilmers count-Greens apparently on the rebound, surveys indicateOUR ENVIRONMENTTake Stock signs up 56 studentsThe mentoring/scholar ship program Take Stock in Children, which the Monroe County School District says is the marquee Take Stock program in Florida, signed up 56 income-qualifying middle and high school students this past week at ceremonies from Key Largo to Key West. Under a contract they sign in seventh grade, the students agree to stay crimeand drug-free, maintain good grades and get involved in community service. They also meet once a week with a mentor. If successful through graduation from high school, they are rewarded with a scholarship good for two years at one of Floridas 28 community colleges, followed by two years at one of the 12 state colleges or universities. The educations are financed through public and private money invested in the Florida Prepaid College Foundation. John Padget, vice chairman of the state Board of Education and a former Keys schools superintendent, has taken Monroe Countys lead in Take Stock through the Monroe County Education Foundation. He also signs the contract. For the time youre with us, Padget told new enrollees in Key West, were going to change your life. Thats a promise. Youre going to college. What were going to do is kick open some doors. After hearing how great it is from his older brother Melson, 17 and a junior at Key West High, freshmanProgram helps Keys kids get into collegeBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSSee Turtles, 3ASee Take Stock, 2ABy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com
Any political advertisement paid for by an independent expenditure shall prominently state Paid political advertisement paid for by (name and address of person paying for advertisement) independently of any (candidate or committee). The back page of the mailer reads paid electioneering communication paid for by Scott Miller, 999 98th Street in Marathon. No one by that name lives or has ever lived at that address, a waterfront eight-unit condominium called Ocean Point Villa just down the street from Marathon City Hall. The flier is a desperate attempt by a group of people who are fearing theyre going to lose their local power base, Ramsay said. When Mark is elected Tuesday, were going to move in that direction. It doesnt necessarily mean getting rid of City Manager Roger Hernstadt.A narrow majority of the five-member council supports Hernstadt, and Senmartin has said he wouldnt vote to renew Hernstadts contract when it expires.Ramsay said city officials need to take a top-to-bottom look at how our government runs at every level to ensure everyone gets the same benefit and respect. If staff will not move in that direction, then staff will have to change. Hendrick told investigators in an Oct. 29 interview that Miller contacted him for help in producing and disseminating the flier. In turn, Hendrick asked his son Joseph, an employee of the Market Share Co. marketing company in Key West, to order the mailers printed through Gemini Printing in Marathon and labeled/mailed by Island Advertising in Key West. Gemini owner Denny Curry says he was paid $325 in cash to print 4,500 of the fliers. From the State Attorneys Office investigative report: Jim Hendrick facilitated the mailing of the Senmartin mailer/flyer and coordinated the printing and mailing through Linda OBrien of Market Share. OBrien, whose company has produced Fantasy Fest since 1990, bid and contracted the job to Gemini and Island Advertising. On Oct. 10, Market Share received $2,800 in cash from a person claiming to be Miller. OBrien hasnt returned calls for comment.No invoicesThere are no receipts or invoices related to any of the professional services, according to investigators. Normal business practices appear to have been ignored during this process by the coordinators of this job while neither knowing or identifying the client nor receiving payment for coordinating services rendered, according to the report. Vogel said her team worked exhaustively to identify who is behind Miller, without any luck. Hes described as a white man in his early 50s with short, light brown hair and about 180 pounds. As part of the investigation, none of the City Council candidates were interviewed. Keating and Worthington have denied any involvement. Theyve not returned numerous calls for comment. Investigator Chris Weber said the subject of the investigation was the mailer and the person who paid for the mailer. There was no indication by any party that any candidate had anything to do with the mailer. Should the investigation headed in that direction, we would have gone that direction. Hendrick said I havent met [Miller]. Ive talked with him on the phone. He thought Senmartin was, I think he said, a bad guy.Asked if its normal for him to get calls from people he doesnt know asking for political guidance and help with mailers, Hendrick said, I get calls all the time. Ive been working on campaigns since the Carter Administration.He added, In my view, it got blown way out of proportion. We have a long history in this country of anonymous publications. Im speculating that this Scott Miller was afraid of Senmartins connections. I dont know if I should be paranoid.In hindsight, I should have had some red flags, he added. In retrospect, I should have been more quizzical. My first inclination is an opportunity for Market Share to make money and I throw business their way when I can.Vogel said she has already begun a dialogue with Keys state Rep. Holly Raschein (R-Key Largo) to close that loophole through legislative action. In 2007, Hendrick was convicted in federal court of conspiracy, witness tampering and obstruction of justice and sentenced to five years probation, $50,400 in fines and 2,500 hours of community service.That came out of Hendrick helping facilitate a bribe in 1996 to then-county Mayor Jack London, who was arrested by the FBI in 2004 and died shortly thereafter.At a 2009 resentencing, Hendrick avoided a federal prison term but was newly ordered to serve seven months of house arrest. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday, November 2, 2013 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW SAT.8674 SUN.8275 MON.8476 TUES.8576 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies 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 against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys. Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state. Please call for all other rates, including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon, Florida and additional mailing offices. 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Included in the pending deal is the restoration of seven mandatory, unpaid furlough days in place since the 2010-11 school year, as well as what Superintendent Mark Porter referred to as a modest raise for teachers and school-related personnel like bus drivers and foodservice employees. Porter and UTM President Holly HummellGorman wouldnt reveal the exact percentage of the proposed raise. Were still crunching some numbers, Porter said, while Hummell-Gorman said shed start meeting with various bargaining units on Monday and I would like for them to hear it first. Raises will go to all 525 teachers and 114 others in the union. UTM represents 352 teachers and 47 others. Hummell-Gorman will meet with UTM members in the Upper Keys on Monday, in the Lower Keys on Tuesday, in the Middle Keys on Wednesday and on Sugarloaf Key on Thursday. Kirk of the KeysOverseas Highway at 89th Street Marathon MM 51.5 743-4256Staffed Childrens Sunday School & NurserySunday Services 9 a.m. Contemporary11 a.m. Traditionalwww.kirkofthekeys.com Marathon Church Of God800 74th Street,OceanSunday Worship & Children's Church 10:45AM Sunday Evening Worship 6:00PMWednesday Night Bible Study 6:30PMA Pentecostal Ministry with a Prophetic Voice" For God so loved the world..." and so do we! The Morgan Insurance Group would like to introduce our Life & Health agent, Amy Stoky.Amy brings a high level of energy, professionalism and commitment to serve you for all of your health and life insurance needs including: Wide range of major medical insurance for individuals, families and groups. Worksite life and disability plans that are personally owned.The insurance you need. the service you expect. A price you can afford. AMY STOKY ManagerLife & Health Services email@example.com 31 Ocean Reef Dr. C-204 Key Largo, FL 33037 (305) 367-4788 155 Key Deer Blvd. Big Pine Key, FL 33043 (305) 872-4788 102481 Overseas Hwy Key Largo, FL 33037 (305) 451-4788 29967 Overseas Hwy. Big Pine Key, FL 33043 Patti Nickless, CRS, SFRBroker Associate(305) 304-6949Patti@BestKeysAgent.comScan to View Visual Tours Big Pine Key office is open 7 days a week for your convenience. Patti Just Sold another Big Pine Key Listing! Ready to Buy or Sell in the Lower Keys? Call Patti to make it happen! 260 Sands Rd. Big Pine Key NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING FROM THE MONROE COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARDThe Monroe County PARKS AND RECREATIONADVISORY BOARD invites County residents to a special meeting on Monday, November 4, 2013, 6:00 PM at the Murray Nelson Government Center, 102050 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, MM102, Monroe County, Florida, regarding the future of Rowells Marina. The purpose of this meeting is to hear directly from area residents as to how they would like to see the property developed once the purchase is completed.This meeting is open to the public.Formore information please contact Rosa Washington at(305) 292-4432orat firstname.lastname@example.org .ADA ASSISTANCE If you are a person with a disability, who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding,please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305)292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five(5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing orvoice impaired, call 1.Published Keynoter 10/23/13, 10/26/13, 10/30/13 & 11/2/13 Were selling boats and need listings! If youre considering selling or buying, contact BlueWater Boat Brokerage today. (305) 872-3123 email@example.com www.bluewaterboatbrokerage.com ANOTHER ONE SOLD BY BLUE WATER BOAT BROKERAGE This beautiful 31 Mainship Sedan Bridge was listed and sold by BlueWater Boat Brokerage abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: BATES Michael Lee "Mike" Bates, 53, of Youngstown, Florida, passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013 in his home after a long battle with cancer. Mike was born on February 8, 1960 in Painesville, Ohio. He worked as the Director and Lead Investigator of the District 14 Medical Examiners Office. He was a member of the FDIAI and the Bay County Horsemans Association. Mike was formerly the Forensic Investigator for Monroe County He is survived by his wife, Amanda Odom Bates; five children: Shaelee Bates, Anaya Marques, Christina Bates, Jesse Bates and Alyssa Congdon; mother, Kathleen Stucker and husband Bob; brother, Jeff Bates and wife Dee; sister, Cara Gallagher; brother, Robert Bates; step-brother, Mike Gallagher. Funeral services were held October 19, 2013 in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. The family received friends at the funeral home on Friday from 6-8p.m. Those desiring may make memorial donations to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 USF Magnolia Dr., Tampa, Fl. in memory of Mike Bates. GIFFEN Lois Nell Key Giffen age 80, passed away peacefully in Marathon on October 25, after a month-long struggle with pancreatic cancer. Lois was born in Hollis, Oklahoma in 1932, to Audra Griffith Key and Andrew Finley Key. She was educated at the University of Chicago, where she earned a Bachelors degree and went on to study Art at the graduate level. It was in Chicago that she met her future husband, Robert Edward Giffen, home on leave from the U.S. Army. From 1960 to 1988, Lois and Bob traveled the world, living and working in Libya, Australia, Malaysia, and England, and raising two sons. A serious artist, Lois painted in oils for most of her career, and later focused on sculpture. She was active in the Keys arts community and served on the board of the Florida Keys Council of the Arts. Her work has been displayed at the Frangipani Gallery in Key West, the Artists in Paradise gallery in Big Pine, and many other local venues. Lois is survived by her brother Andy, sons John and Mark, and grandson Robert. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, November 2nd, 11:00 A.M. at Sombrero Beach Park, Pavilion 10, in Marathon. Reception at 2000 Manor Ln, her home, following service. HARRINGTON Gerald T. Harrington III of Marathon, Fl. passed away on Oct. 14, 2013 at his home after a battle with cancer. Jerry grew up in Wickford, R.I. where he enjoyed skiing and fishing, which were very important to him. He had a commercial lobster boat, the "MELISICA" and a retail lobster shop there. He moved to Marathon, FL. in 1990, where he became a commercial fishing captain. Recently he was employed by Home Depot. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Julie Walker (Kingsley) Harrington; his mother, Sonia Reed; his two daughters in R.I., Melissa Carrier (husband Matt and daughter Grace) and Jessica Harrington; brother Daniel; and three sisters Diana (husband Robert) Bibeault; Kathleen (husband Michael) Brown, and Laura (husband Michael) Faggella; a step-daughter, Shawnee (husband Jim) Pepper and their two sons; and Jim Walker his father-in-law and best friend. He was the son of the late Gerald T. Harrington, Jr. of Marathon. Following Jerrys wishes, there will be no services. A Celebration Of Life at a later date is to be announced. Vogel wants a change to lawFrom Flier, 1A Rodney Maxime, 15, signed with Take Stock this week as proud parents Aleus and Philosane looked on.Rodney speaks English, Creole and French; teaches guitar, piano and drums for the Bahama Village Music Program; and plays basketball.I want to own a business some day, he said, identifying his interests as administration and engineering. He said his parents moved to Florida from Haiti for a better life and that Take Stock is a good example of that. Take Stock Success Coach Chuck Licis said Rodneys brother Melson was eager to enter the program before he signed up in the spring semester. Melson wasnt on hand Thursday because he was running at a prep crosscountry event in Miami. But Licis said Melson, like Rodney, wants to be a business owner someday. He knows that to attain his dream of being an entrepreneur and having his own business, he must earn a college education.With the new additions, there are now 244 Monroe County students enrolled in Take Stock. Over the programs 13-year local history, 435 students have earned scholarships. There are 6,947 students enrolled statewide.Programs offered to Take Stock participants include leadership, excellence and accelerating potential, hosted on the University of California-Los Angeles campus and giving students a peek at college life; and the Experiment in International Living, which sends students around the globe to stay with host families and become immersed in a foreign culture for around a month. Take Stock is driven by volunteer mentors who agree to spend an hour each week helping students.Kids yearn to own businessesFrom Take Stock, 1A Rodney Maxime (left) and his brother Melson, respectively a freshman and junior at Key West High School, both are enrolled in the Take Stock in Children program, which offers four-year college scholarships to income-eligible students who complete a mentoring program and meet academic and service benchmarks.
Manatees in the Florida Keys appear to have escaped the deadliest year on record for the protected marine mammal. The Save the Manatee Club out of Maitland, north of Orlando, reported that 769 manatees have died this year as of Tuesday. With more than two months still to go in 2013, nearly twice the number of manatees have already died than died in all of 2012, club officials say in a report. The previous worstrecorded rate of manatee deaths took place in 2010 when the extended period of January cold weather chilled waters where the animals usually seek warmth. A total of 766 manatees died statewide in 2010 and 118 of them perished in the Keys and Florida Bay. However, the 2013 mortality can be traced to the environmental collapse of Indian River Lagoon ecosystem, which has been linked to 224 manatee deaths in Brevard County and 40 in Volusia County.A red tide off the states west coast killed most of the 269 manatees that died in Lee County waters, and 31 manatees in Charlotte County.Monroe County has suffered six manatee deaths in 2013, within the average annual range for the Keys. Three of those were attributed to watercraft strikes. We did not have the impact from the environmental conditions that affected the east coast and west coast, said Mary Stella, spokeswoman for the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key that handles manatee rescues and recoveries in the Keys. Brian Lapointe, a researcher for the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, told National Public Radio that the extensive loss of seagrass in the Indian River Lagoon has forced manatees to eat a type of red algae that has become toxic because of the lagoons altered chemistry. The January 2010 cold killed extensive areas of the lagoons seagrass, and this years release of accumulated fresh water from Lake Okeechobee after heavy rains dealt the brackish system another blow. Theres little question that human mistreatment of the Indian River Lagoon had a hand to play in the disastrous cascade that began in 2010, said Katie Tripp, Save the Manatees director of science and conservation. Saturday, November 2, 2013 3A Keynoter KeysNet.com Elect Mark Senmartin!The candidate who is ... Focused on you and your family Focused on you and your business Focused on transparent government NOT focused on ConnectionsCOMMITTED TO MARATHON... NOT CONNECTED TO ANYONEPolitical Advertisement Paid and Approved by Mark Senmartin for Marathon City CouncilPlease Vote on November 5th Its time to take our town back! NOTICENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2013 Monroe County Certified Tax Roll has been received from the Monroe County Property Appraisers and is now open for collection in the offices of the Monroe County Tax Collector. Taxes are collected for the following: All Monroe County Taxing Authorities All Municipalities within Monroe County All Special Taxing Districts South Florida Water Management District Collection begins on November 1, 2013 at the following locations:KEY WEST Historic Truman School, 1200 Truman Ave., Ste. #101295-5000Mon, Wed, Fri. 8:00AM-4:45PMTues. & Thurs. 8:00AM-5:45PM MARATHON Sub Courthouse, 3101 Overseas Hwy289-6034 Mon, Wed, Fri. 8:00AM-4:45PMTues. & Thurs. 8:00AM-5:45PM PLANTATION Sub Courthouse, 88800 Overseas Hwy852-7150 Mon, Wed, Fri. 8:00AM-4:45PMTues. & Thurs. 8:00AM-5:45PM BIG PINE KEY Winn Dixie Shopping Center872-3653 Tuesday thru Thursday 9:30AM-3:30PM KEY LARGO Tradewinds Shopping Center853-3563 Monday thru Friday 8:00AM-4:45PM DISCOUNTS ARE ALLOWED AS FOLLOW: NOVEMBER 4% DECEMBER 3% JANUARY 2% FEBRUARY 1% DANISE D. HENRIQUEZ, CFC TAX COLLECTOR, MONROE COUNTY MAILING ADDRESS P.O. BOX 1129 KEY WEST, FL. 33041-1129Published Keynoter 11-2-13 Bad year for manateesOUR ENVIRONMENTBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org ed 37 nests, then the Key West National Wildlife Refuge record. The next few years were not as special, he said. Then this year just went out of sight. I was stunned. So were state biologists. We are astounded and pleased by the high number of green turtle nests documented in 2013, FWC research scientist Blair Witherington said in a prepared statement. It looks like the years of conservation efforts for this endangered species are paying off.Wilmers said two Keys nests were dug in May, double the number he had ever seen previously in the first month of nesting. It gets busier in June, then July sees more than half the annual nesting activity. Depending on local conditions, it typically takes from 55 to 70 days for a successful nest to hatch.Not all of the green turtle nesters survive, and the mortality rate among hatchlings is high. Beach erosion and sealevel rise are taking a toll, Wilmers said.Turtles that nest in dunes do real well. The best production always comes from the dune nests, he said. Turtles that nest on beach itself tend to have nests flooded. A nest can stand a little submerging but not a lot.Nest counts from the Dry Tortugas, another major nesting area for green turtles, were not available at press time.Green sea turtles, one of five oceanic turtles found in the Keys, were nearly hunted out of existence to feed a demand for their meat and shells. The large and rare leatherback sea turtle also seems to be recovering, with 515 Florida nests in 2012. This years number dipped to 322, surveys shows. Loggerhead turtles, the most common Florida sea turtle, laid 44,810 nests on index beaches this year, down from 2012s nearrecord count of 58,172 nests. Green sea turtles lay only a handful of nests from Key Largo to Key West.Pat Wells, a longtime manager of state parks in the Keys, said, Weve never had many [green turtle nests] along the mainline Keys. We might occasionally see one on Lower Matecumbe Key occasionally. The last few years, weve had three or four.The Save-A-Turtle group this year counted 65 nests on its list of nesting sites, virtually all from loggerhead turtles. We have one confirmed green turtle nest, said group president Harry Appel, and possibly one hawksbill nest. The Keys are losing beaches left and right, mostly to erosion, Appel said. But weve also people putting docks and observation piers on beaches that never had them. Most of these have lighting, which is not a natural thing for the turtles do deal with.Tips on making waterfront areas more lighting-friendly for turtles can be found online at the groups website, www.Save-A-Turtle.org.Good season experts sayFrom Turtles, 1A This is a nesting green sea turtle. Tim Root and Vidal (he goes by one name). Key West has 15,211 registered voters. As of early Friday, 2,947 absentee ballots had been sent out and 1,295 were returned. There were 236 early votes cast. Thats turnout as of Friday of 10.07 percent. In the Oct. 1 general election, none of the three candidates received 50 percent plus one vote, prompting the runoff. Root, a contractor, earned 2,391 votes (40.12 percent) to photographer Vidals 1,821 (30.55 percent). Cheryl Cates, a Realtor and the wife of Key West Mayor Craig Cates, got 1,748 (29.33 percent). The five-member Utility Board sets policy for Keys Energy Services, the public power utility for customers from the south end of the Seven Mile Bridge through Key West. Current Group 3 board member Lou Hernandez decided not to seek another four-year term. Voting Tuesday is from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.Voting is on TuesdayFrom Election, 1A
Design plans come up for approvalThe Key West City Commission on Wednesday will consider more than $200,000 in expenditures for design of a redeveloped Community Services building and new docks on Trumbo Point. On the dock design, up for vote is an $111,630 award to international company Stantec Consulting Inc. to design a 204-foot floating dock with nine slips large enough to accommodate vessels up to 50 feet long. The plan calls for a steel-piled pier made of pipe and rated to withstand 150 mph winds. A construction cost will be developed during the design phase. Keeping on the design front, commissioners will also consider spending $100,157 on design services for the community services/utilities building at 627 Palm Ave. That pending award is expect to go to Saltz Michelson Architects of Fort Lauderdale. Right now, the main purpose of the facility is as the citys Transportation Department hub but that function is moving to a new building off College Road on Stock Island. The redevelopment is slated for 2015. In an executive summary, city Engineer Birch Ohlinger justifies says of the plans: All of the existing structures at 627 Palm Ave. are in need of either major renovation or demolition. This task order will evaluate the sustainability of this site for the departments, perform a condition assessment of the existing facilities, develop costs estimates and result in a development plan. Also on the commissions agenda is an emergency procurement of two bathroom trailers from Portable Restroom Trailers LLC for $77,466. The trailers will be placed at the Frederick Douglass Gym in Bahama Village and, just around the corner at the Truman Waterfront, adjacent to the Police Athletic League building. At the gym, mounting structural problems have cut off the interior link between the gym and the bathrooms, meaning children have to walk outside and around the corner to use the restroom. Theres a pending plan for a $1 million-plus redevelopment of the Olivia Street gym. At the PAL building, theres just a portable toilet and no place to wash hands. In an executive summary, Community Services Director Greg Veliz, said the bathroom trailers are needed for the city to maintain compliance with Florida building code, particularly the section addressing minimum plumbing fixtures and Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines. The commission meets in Old City Hall on Greene Street beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST KeysNet.com Keynoter 4A Saturday, November 2, 2013* Lots 1 & 2 Coral Way Big Pine Key Dave Wiley (305) 942-6210www.DaveWileyProperties.com Big Pine Key office is open 7 days a week for your convenience Dave JUST SOLD these 2 lots in Doctors Arm! If you are ready to Buy or Sell your piece of Paradise, call Dave today. 2351 Sombrero Blvd. Marathon 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Proud supporter of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation Bob & Wanda Brock Broker Associate/REALTORThe Brock TeamBob Direct (305) 731-9521 Wanda Direct (305) 304-8862www.midkeysproperties.comANOTHER BROCK TEAM LISTING SOLD!This 5BR/3BA pool home in Marathon JUST SOLD for 92% of list price! If you have a home to sell, call the Brock Team for a confidential analysis of your propertys value! SPC# 1534We can build you a custom pool from Duck Key to Key West!Pool Renovations Concrete Pools Fiberglass PoolsOffice: 305-517-6505Andy Nichols, OwnerCell: 571-264-4794 Marathon, FL email@example.comLicensed & Insured NOTICE OF PUBLIC WORKSHOP FLORIDA KEYS AQUEDUCT AUTHORITYFLORIDA KEYS AQUEDUCT AUTHORITY BOARD ROOM 1100 Kennedy Drive Key West, Florida 33040 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2013 10:00 a.m.The purpose of the Workshop is for discussion and review of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority Rules and Regulations for water and wastewater. All agendas and backup can be viewed on our web site @ www.fkaa.com., or a copy of the Agenda, or any backup, is available upon request from FKAA, Elvira Sawyer, Executive Office Coordinator, 1100 Kennedy Drive, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 295-2203, firstname.lastname@example.org.Published Keynoter 11-2-13 THE PORTER-ALLEN COMPANYINSURANCE Elizabeth M. Freeman David W. Freeman, C.P.C.U.294-2542In Florida Call Toll-free 1 (800) 292-2542513 Southard Street, Key West Island Vision Careis now accepting NEW patients.Dr.John Sheldon's optometry practice services all ages,from kids to seniors.Monday Friday 9AM to 5PM Saturday by appointment6400 Overseas Hwy. MM 50.5 (next to Herbies)743-2020 Keynoter photo by SHANE KEWEENCity leaders and others in the community cut the ribbon Wednesday on Marathons new firehouse on Grassy Key. The 5,000-square-foot building at mile marker 59 bayside has four bunks, a full kitchen and two and a half bays. The cost was around $1.6 million. Itll be staffed by two full-time firefighters 24 hours a day.NOW IN SERVICERecords request: $4,400Continuing to investigate the circumstances around a $10,000 employee raise for a Monroe County School District administrator, district watchdog Larry Murray has been met with a potential bill of $4,400 for public records he requested from district officials.He says its the districts latest effort to thwart public access to documents and information but the superintendent says thats not the case.Specifically, Big Pine Key resident Murray wants to know how Director of Accountability and Assess ment Christina McPherson, who in August also took on the role of Poinciana Elementary School principal, received a $10,000 raise. Murray maintains Super intendent Mark Porter misled the School Board at an Aug. 13 meeting where it was addressed and has filed a complaint with the Florida Department of Educations Office of the Inspector General. Porter denies he misled board members about McPhersons raise. Attempting to put the pieces together, on Oct. 15 Murray put in a five-fold request for e-mails between June 1 and Oct. 15:E-mails from Porter to McPherson.E-mails from McPherson to Porter.E-mails from Human Resources Director Ramon Dawkins to McPherson.E-mails from McPherson to Dawkins.Any e-mails referencing McPherson.Wednesday, Karen Hladik, an executive secretary, estimated that responding to the first four items would cost a minimum of $550 and that adding in the fifth item would be possibly seven times as much.District Director of Operations Pat LaFere said a search of e-mails for the first four items yielded more than 2,000 results. He said a review for redacting personal employee and/or student information is done by an employee earning $30 per hour with the assumption the reviewer can read 120 e-mails hourly. Kind of looks to me like the district is doing its best to discourage public records requests, Murray said.In September, Murray sued the district related to another round of records requests concerning McPherson that was dismissed by Chief Monroe County Circuit Court Judge David Audlin.Porter has a broad explanation. Prior to release, all records must be reviewed to avoid the release of data that may fall within the statutory exemptions. In the case of a request that generates a significant number of responses, this review can be very timeconsuming and thereby expensive, he said. School Board Chairman Andy Griffiths said he wants a case-law review of the reasonableness standard to determine what, in fact, is a reasonable amount of time to respond to these things and how much it should cost.Superintendent says the cost time-consumingBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS
Saturday, November 2, 2013 5A Keynoter KeysNet.com Are you looking for a new career?Regan Insurance Agency has a position available for an Experienced, Licensed 220 Commercial Account Manager for Service and Marketing Bond experience helpful. Email resume to: email@example.com Since 1958!Regan Insurance Agency Insurance & Financial Service Specialists Some Things are Just A Little Too Important to Entrust To Just Anyone Gunshots land man in jailThe caretaker of a renowned private island getaway fired an assault rifle repeatedly Oct. 6 to warn nearby boaters he considered too noisy, an arrest warrant says. Michael F. Vargason, 55, was arrested by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers Wednesday on a charge of improper display of firearms, a first-degree misdemeanor. No one was injured in the afternoon shooting at Ballast Key, a 24-acre private island lying 10 miles west of Key West, the FWC reported. A witness told investigators that Vargason threatened to kill every one of you if they came ashore on the island that has hosted movie stars, authors, prime ministers and the very rich. The island and its eightbedroom house were listed for sale earlier this year at $15.8 million. FWC Officer Jimmy Johnson said an off-duty U.S. Coast Guard chief anchored at nearby Woman Key told him Vargason fired several shots from an M-16 rifle into the sand and yelled about the music from another boats radio. Several more shots followed, about a dozen in total. Witness statements later were received from the captain and passengers aboard the boat that drew Vargasons wrath. FWC officers took an M16 rifle, a .45-caliber semiautomatic handgun, a shotgun and rifle into custody. Vargason posted $5,000 bond and was released following his Wednesday arrest.He reportedly fires to get boaters awayCRIME FRONTKeynoter Staff The complete Florida Keys news and information source. HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS The merchants in the Gulfside Village plaza in Marathon annually stage trick-or-treating for kids and adults on Halloween. Here are just some at the fun event. If Mary Beth Martel took your photo, you can pick it up for free at Flowers by J & J in the plaza.Photo by MARY BETH MARTEL
Opinion & EditorialSaturday, November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome, but subject to editing and condensing. There is a 400-word limit. Letters thanking an individual are welcome. Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists. Letters must be signed. Anonymous letters will not be published. Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor, Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, FL 33050 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor Richard Tamborrino . . . . . . . . . . . . . .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. This the Tea Table Relief Bridge looking south on Sept. 17, 1960, after Hurricane Donna struck, with temporary water lines installed. At 7 p.m. Nov. 11, the Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys presents a free slide program titled Hurricanes from 1900 to 2000 with a focus on Hurricane Donna-1960. The first part of the program will be a brief anatomy of a hurricane, and the second will show maps of hurricanes in Florida by month and decade from 1900 to 2000. The session is at the Key Largo library. To find out more, call Jerry Wilkinson at 852-1620.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALUtility Board vote needs reviewLETTERS TO THE EDITORFantasy Fest needs changesThe organizers of Fantasy Fest could learn a lesson from the people who produced what was easily the best event held during late October in Key West in many years, the annual Zombie Bike Ride.Estimates of more than 7,000 participants in this years fantastic event are easy to believe after experiencing the massive numbers of people who took to the streets in an event that was in marked contrast to the vast majority of Fantasy Fest events I have attended the past few years. The fact that it is not an official Fantasy Fest event is a strong statement because anyone perusing the offerings at www.Keystix.com looking for tickets to Fantasy Fest events might be confused and think there is a porn convention in town.Sex sells, I guess, but the fact that one of the major sponsors of Fantasy Fest is a swingers cruise ship and that many of the recent official additions to the party lineup are sex-fueled parties hosted by porn stars or playboy playmates has changed the vibe of the Fantasy Fest that I know and love and have attended and supported for 22 years.I am no prude, nor do I mind that businesses host parties catering to whoever they like and I pass no judgments on the lifestyles people choose, but there is a big difference between risque and raunchy, and Fantasy Fest has been veering strongly into the raunchy realm for the past few years. I dont blame businesses for hosting parties that attract the people drawn to such events, but rather Fantasy Fest organizers for marketing to a crowd more interested in sex than creativity. That is why those who presented the Zombie Bike Ride deserve such kudos. Events like that, which are fun, creative and packed with locals, bring to mind the things about Fantasy Fest that made it into the huge success that it has become, and it is why I hope Fantasy Fest organizers are paying attention. You can organize hugely successful and fun events that are not simply excuses for people to walk around town naked. Get back to marketing this as a creative and fun event for adults and not as an XXX-rated event. Michael Blades Key WestNearly half the customers live outside Key West yet dont get their voices heard at the pollsIn a Tuesday runoff, voters go to the polls to elect a new member to the Utility Board of Key West, the panel that sets policy and rates for Keys Energy Services. That utility provides electricity from the Seven Mile Bridge south through Key West. Yet only Key West voters are allowed to vote even though as of September, Keys Energy had 13,145 customers outside the city. It has 15,729 customers within city boundaries. The state Legislature created the five-member Utility Board in 1965. The enabling legislation spells out that only Key West residents are allowed to run and vote. That hardly seems fair. Nearly half the utilitys ratepayers live outside the city yet have no say in the elected boards makeup and cant run. The Utility Boards main function is setting rates and making sure the electricity stays on, and its pretty much the least-political elected body in the Keys. Still, a large bloc of its customers has no say in who gets to set rates and such. And time to time, issues come up recall the decades-long battle to put No Name Key on the grid that came to an end only this past June, when all legal hurdles blocking commercial power to the island were passed. Yet No Name Key residents dont get to vote for the Utility Board (we recognize the No Name issue had legal wrangling that far exceeded the Utility Boards reach). From the Seven Mile Bridge north to the MiamiDade County line, the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative member-owned as opposed to being a public utility like Keys Energy provides power. Everyone whos a co-op customer gets a vote on who runs the show.We believe its time to take a new look at how the Utility Board of Key West is elected and who can qualify to serve. It would take an act of the Legislature to make any change, but the utilitys customers outside of Key West deserve a voice just like those who now have one.Dont forget to vote TuesdaySpeaking of voting, the Utility Board runoff between Vidal and Tim Root isnt the only election Tuesday. In Marathon, voters will choose among three candidates to fill two City Council seats in a campaign thats had a lot of negativity surrounding it. Running are incumbent Rich Keating, former Councilman Pete Worthington and Mark Senmartin, in his first foray into politics. Polling sites: Precinct 18, the American Legion, 4115 Overseas Highway; Precinct 19, the First Baptist Church, 200 62nd St.; Precinct 20, Kirk of the Keys Presbyterian Church, 8877 Overseas Highway; and precincts 21 and 23, the Marathon Moose Lodge, 11601 1st Ave. bayside. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in both Key West and Marathon.Fight flood rate hikesLast year, Congress passed the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program and make it self-sustainable. This legislation aims to make the NFIP actuarially sound but fails to make flood insurance accessible and affordable, leaving millions of policies holders in Florida and in particular Key West and across Monroe County in dire straits and facing exorbitant rate increases. Further, these outrageous rate increases will harm the countys real estate market and will have farreaching negative economic impacts on the countys tax base. An economic analysis conducted by the National Academy of Sciences is mandated in the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act but was not conducted and could take several years to complete. Without this crucial information, the Federal Emergency Management Agency lacks the necessary information to avoid arbitrary and capricious decision-making in carrying out implementation of the flood insurance program. The threatened injury to policy holders and the public at large is great. This will be more devastating to our economy than the real estate downturn. Already, Realtors are reporting that sales of homes have plummeted over the past month due to a provision in the law that forces flood rates to immediately jump to full risk rate when a property is sold. For example, a Big Pine Key residents $182,000 home received a new quote for flood insurance of $49,252. The previous years annual premium was $1,989. These outrageous rate increases are especially unfair given that Florida is considered a donor state in the federal insurance program, with residents paying roughly $4 in premiums for every $1 in claims. In Monroe County, current policy holders have paid $279 million in premiums since 1978 while receiving $170 million in claims. This serious issue has the potential to halt economic recovery and is why our legislators need to reach an achievable solution to drastic increases in flood insurance premiums. Please express your concerns to Sen. Bill Nelson at BillNelson.Senate.gov, Sen. Marco Rubio at Rubio.Senate .gov and U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia at Garcia.House.gov. Virginia Panico Executive VP Key West Chamber of CommerceFlood rate hikes predictableIt would appear that the shoe is on the other foot regarding flood insurance now. Many Florida Keys residents did nothing and gave little thought to the thousands that couldnt get flood insurance on their new construction/lots for being on a Federal Emergency Management Agency list. Many applauded the list so their neighbors couldnt build their dream homes. At one time, Monroe County Commissioner Sylvia Murphy told me and a group of citizens at a meeting that the FEMA list didnt concern her. All I can say is a saying that has been touted for many years: What comes around goes around. Salvador Gutierrez Hudson, Fla. MARINE BOOSTERS Tuesday night at the Marathon Yacht Club, the Middle Keys Marine Association presented $500 checks to the marine propulsion programs at Marathon and Coral Shores high schools. At the presentation are (from left) Marine Association Treasurer Dave Foley, Coral Shores Chris Catlett, Marathon Highs Glen Naklicki and Marine Association Director Steve Pearson. Navy: More trainingAs expected, Naval Air Station Key West has received federal authorization to increase operations out of Boca Chica Field in the Lower Keys. Earlier this year, the Navy released an environmental impact statement that was approved Thursday by Dennis McGinn, assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment, that allows increased flight and training operations, largely aircraftcarrier landing practice. Also authorized is the gradual transition, according to the Navy, from the F/A-18 C/D Hornet to F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters. F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets, also in use, are not scheduled to be replaced.During the public comment portion of the environmental impact statements development, U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia, who represents the Keys, brokered an Oct. 3 meeting between McGinn, Monroe County Administrator Roman Gastesi, County Attorney Bob Shillinger, county Legislative Director Lisa Tennyson and Mike Davis, director of planning for consulting firm Keith and Schnars, which the county hired to analyze the EIS.In a Wednesday letter to Monroe County Mayor George Neugent, McGinn wrote, After careful review of all the information, as well as all the comments shared during our discussion, he made a decision. Navy officials considered four options for upgrading NAS operations, one of those being no action. They selected the alternative that could increase the number of flight operations out of Boca Chica from 47,500 annually up to 52,000. A take-off and landing are considered individual flight operations. Local concerns include the impact of jet noise on Lower Keys residents and environmental and development compatibility. County Mayor George Neugent said the Navys decision was not a surprise to me. I suspected that, with the money they invested in having the No. 1 Top Gun school in the world here, Neugent said Friday. We wanted to put our best foot forward. At the very least, the Navy indicated a willingness to hear our concerns and work with the county.Neugent calls decision on NAS no surpriseBy SEAN KINNEY and KEVIN WADLOWskinney@keynoter.comTHE MILITARY
Saturday, November 2, 2013 7A Keynoter KeysNet.com MARKETPLACE Recent Real Estate SalesSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 138 percent Based on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) for the period October 20 October 26, 2013. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, AddressListedSoldListedListing AgentSelling Agent Big Pine Key 29534 Ranger Ave$499,900$495,000453Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Team SharpeColdwell Banker Schmitt/Patti Nickless 0 Lot 33 San Remo Dr $129,222$125,000235KeyIsle Realty/Sunnie SanLorenzoAmerican Caribbean Real/Sandra Tuttle 30440 Egret Ln$447,500$404,000169Internet Rlty of the Fla Keys/G. MaclarenInternet Rlty of the Fla Keys/G. Maclaren 31026 Bay Shore Dr$799,000$780,000174Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa FerringoC oldwell Banker Schmitt/A. Davis, S. Freeman 29130 Watson Blvd$329,000$300,000133Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Patti NicklessColdwell Banker Schmitt/Patti Nickless 346 Sandy Circle Dr$100,000$61,50058Century 21 Schwartz/Trish HintzeCentury 21 Schwartz/T. Hintze, S. MassaroCudjoe Key 1174 Delussan Ln$499,000$470,00051Florida Keys Realty/Donald BiermanRE/MAX Marathon Vac./Clayton Eastlack 701 Spanish Main Dr$269,000$200,00024Dolberry Realty/Cindi DolberryDolberry Realty/Cindi DolberryDuck Key 108 Bahama Dr$575,000$500,000276Hawks Cay Resort Sales/Margaret CrowleyRE/MAX Marathon Vac./Joe TownsendKey Largo 504 Ruby Ave$89,500$50,000273Realty World Fr eewheeler/Claire Johnson Realty World Freewheeler/Claire Johnson 1501 Ocean Bay Dr$1,089,000$950,000217Century 21 Schwartz/Paul DickeyCentury 21 Schwartz Rlty/Paul Dickey 904 Silver Cir$150,000$147,500181Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Maryann WarrenColdwell Banker Schmitt/Maria Barroso 26 Ocean Dr$189,000$175,000125Keys Country Rlty & Dev./Carol Betts KellerOutside Of MLS Largo Sound* $450,000$450,00051Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Bill WilkinsColdwell Banker Schmitt/Sally StriblingKey West 1705 Rose St$429,000$400,000403Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Barbara CrespoColdwell Banker Schmitt/Cindy Kaye 13 McCoy Cir$515,000$501,000210Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Barbara CrespoTruman & Co. /Team Spottswood/Vazquez 1501 White St$599,900$565,000126Island Group Realty/Margarita VillochColdwell Banker Schmitt/Rick Lively 1007 Watson St$374,000$361,00091Doug Mayberry R.E./Douglas MayberryEngel & Volkers/Monika Sundstrom 27 Whistling Duck Ln$399,000$371,32772Realty Executives Fla Keys/T. ThompsonBascom Grooms R.E./B. Grooms, G. Smith 3207 Eagle Ave$144,900$142,00068Sellstate Island Properties/Melva WagnerSellstate Island Properties/Unknown 206 Golf Club Dr$299,900$250,00059Sellstate Island Properties/Melva WagnerSellstate Island Properties/Unknown 1318 Duncan St$499,000$475,00060Truman & Co/Terri SpottswoodMarquis Properties Realty/Rudy MolinetLittle Torch Key 27927 Coral Shores Rd$240,000$225,000279A merican Caribbean/Lynn Lucas, Sandra TuttleColdwell Banker Schmitt/Lisa Ferringo 468 Blackbeard Rd$344,500$330,000114Century 21 Schwartz/Rhonda WilliamsColdwell Banker Schmitt/Donna PezziMarathon 2351 Sombrero Blvd$699,000$642,500306Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Wanda & Bob Br ockMarathon Key R.E./Connie Tucker 53 Tranquility Way$415,000$365,000214Century 21 Schwartz/Ben DanielsCentury 21 Schwartz/T. Walters/B. Daniels 1217 Sombrero Blvd$249,000$228,000200American Caribbean/Brenda TorrellaColdwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel Williams 321 Calzada De Bougainvilla $899,000$895,000187American Caribbean/Ginger HendersonColdwell Banker Schmitt/Fred Mullins 8004 Porpoise Dr$289,000$255,000131Century 21 Schwartz/B. Daniels, K. WillardBayview Properties/Jack Murphy 1054 James Trc$99,000$85,00074RE/MAX Keys To The Key/Team WilkinsonRE/MAX Keys To The Key/Team/ Wilkinson 493 Sombrero Beach Rd$640,000$630,00069Century 21 Schwartz/K. Cooper, B. DanielsAmerican Caribbean/Lynn Lucas 11290 6th Ave Gulf $590,000$570,00056Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel WilliamsColdwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel Williams 420 97th St$559,500$559,50051Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel WilliamsRE/MAX Marathon Vacation/Jo Ann Cook 869 89th St Ocean$450,000$461,02234Default Realty Services/Debrah BennettAmerican Caribbean/Karen Raspe 999 98th St Ocean$235,000$235,0000American Caribbean/Paul LabossiereAmerican Caribbean/Paul Labossiere 10877 Overseas Hwy $124,000$124,0000Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Rick ServaisColdwell Banker Schmitt/Rick ServaisPlantation Key 118 Palermo Dr$769,995$712,6501214Realty World Freewheeler/Lisa FrinsCentury 21 Schwartz/Beverly Dillon 128 Gulfside Dr$1,100,000$1,000,000639Moorings Realty/Tom KavneyMoorings Realty/Christy Hughes 119 Ojibway Ave$599,000$595,00072Century 21 Schwartz Realty/Marilyn BastronColdwell Banker Schmitt/Team Newman 40 High PointRd$99,000$94,00049Marr Properties Inc./Sarah RoachRealty World Freewheeler/Nancy AllenRamrod Key 27034 Shannahan Rd$155,000$155,000600Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Kathleen GomezColdwell Banker Schmitt/Kathleen GomezStock Island 5582 1st Ave (1) $420,000$315,000529Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Curtis SkompLocation 3 R.E. of KW/Mercy HerradaSugarloaf Key 19171 Rocky Rd$299,000$262,00077Century 21 Schwartz Realty/Daniel UrbanBascom Grooms R.E./Bascom GroomsWindley Key 84731 Old Highway Rd$386,000$304,000396Century 21 Schwartz Realty/Kathy DenworthMarr Properties/Stephanie ClarkVacant Land Commercial (1) Business REAL ESTATEKeynoter photo by LARRY KAHNxThis is where the new Courtyard by Marriott will be built. Final permits for it were pulled Wednesday.Construction starting on new MarriottMajor work is expected to start this coming week on construction of a new Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Old Town Marathon on the bayside. Developer Roger Masters, working with the Hollywood-based Prime Group development company, pulled his final building permits from the city on Wednesday. The hotel will have 95 rooms. First thing: Sewer connections. Weve been doing site work, Masters said. Weve taken on several loads of fill. Youll start seeing the piping for the connections as the first phase of the project.When actual construction gets under way at the site, around mile marker 48, on any given day, youll see anywhere from 20 to 40 or 50 people working, Masters said. Theyre going to coordinate multiple things at once.Many of them will be locals, he said.We tried to utilize as many of the Keys contractors that we could, and we did get as many as we could, Masters said. We use quite a few Keys people but we also pulled some people from the Miami and Fort Lauderdale areas.Thats where the Prime Group has done a lot of its work, including building a Hampton Inn and a Courtyard by Marriott in Homestead.Masters said he expects the Marathon Marriott to open by the end of next year. Were excited to be part of the growth of the city, and were happy that both us and the Spottswoods got our projects started, he said. He was referring to the Spottswood Cos. redevelopment of the old Faro Blanco Marine Resort, being rebuilt as a 125-room Hyatt, also on the bayside in the same area. The Spottswoods just recently started construction.95-room hotel in Middle Keys pulls final permitsKeynoter StaffBUSINESS BRIEFSAT&T schedules Keys job fairIf you know sales and love technology, AT&T wants to hear from you: The communications giant is holding a job fair for retail workers at its Key West store.Its planned for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at the store, 1117 Key Plaza.AT&T actively recruits military veterans. The company has established what it calls a Military Talent Attraction team, which focuses on promoting AT&Ts career opportunities to veterans.Those interested in attending the job fair can RSVP to http://attlinks.com/keywest-11-07-2013.For immediate consideration, apply online at http://attlinks.com/keywestevent
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Milk & Honey is a beautiful boutique in Islamorada offering a Bohemian chic vibe with flair. It features an eclectic mix of high-fashion clothing and accessories, and expertly curated gifts from around the world for you and your home. Everything in this store is handpicked by the owner and is a reflection of her personal style. Owner Danielle Cocker ham grew up in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Her mother was raised in India, England, and Trinidad and Tobago, and her mothers multicultural background greatly influenced Cocker hams personal tastes.Fair trade has always been important to her and she also loves to know how something is made. Custom, oneof-a-kind pieces, therefore, are a signature of her store.Her store includes a diverse collection of indie labels that are produced on a smaller scale. A few of my favorites include Michelle Jonas Travel wear, whose designs are hand-dyed and have beautiful lace details; Flynn Skye fashions, which offers beautiful patterns for simplicity with an edge; and Novella Royale pieces, all created from recycled fabric, making each piece limited and unique.The versatility of the clothing carried by Milk & Honey allows you to wear it to coffee, the beach or a nice dinner without changing. But Milk & Honeys repertoire of treasures doesnt stop with your wardrobe. Stunning Moroccan silk tassels adorn her dressing room curtains and could easily be used for window dressings, art or decor. Handmade leather sandals from Kenya will become as comfortable as your favorite pair of jeans. One-of-a-kind jewelry made only for Milk & Honey incorporates shells and rocks that Cockerham finds in her travels. There is also a vast array of jeans shorts adorning an area near a beautiful selection of cowboy boots, handwoven baskets, gorgeous Indian block-print fabrics and captivating Voluspa scents and candles. Every item in the store has a story and immediately lets you know how special it is. Milk & Honey recently moved to a new location in the heart of Islamorada near the Morada Way Arts & Cultural district at 81681 Old Highway. It is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. If you want to see more of Milk & Honeys latest looks, join them for a fashion show and shopping event on Nov. 14 starting 5:30 p.m. at the Village Square at the Trading Post, mile marker 81.8. Milk & Honey, the DLuxe Boutique and Miss Monroe will feature holiday looks from their collections and great gift items to give you a head start on your holiday shopping. Leah Maki is a fashionobsessed style blogger. More of her fashion advice can be found on her blog, Leahs FabulousFinds.com. Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSNET.COM SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038HOT! HOT! NEW!Coastal Furniture Lamps Artwork Accessories Get your camera outA research lab specializing in birds has launched a photo contest looking for your best shots of our feathered friends. Story, 2BBSports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Milk & Honeys style is fairly uniqueBoutique joins others for fashion showCONCH STYLEMilk & Honey offers an eclectic variety of styles from which to choose.Leah Maki ConchStyleMilitary parades plannedOrganizers of two Veterans Day parades are looking for groups that want to participate.Veterans Day is on Nov. 11.In Key West, Naval Air Station Key Wests parade is at 4 p.m. that day, traveling down Duval Street. Organizations that want to participate can register or get more information by contacting Senior Chief Petty Officer David Iverson at (904) 294-1903 or email@example.com, or Chief Petty Officer James Prosser at (757) 692-0962 or email james.c.prosser@ navy.mil. In Marathon, the Veterans Council of Monroe Countys parade is at 11 a.m. Nov. 9, traveling U.S. 1 from the old Boot Key Bridge up to the Sadowski Causeway (Key Colony Beach), then heading back and ending at the American Legion around mile marker 49. At the legion, there will be food, raffles and more. To participate, call Pam Marco at 289-0833 or send in e-mail to pam@joyful petsitters.com. Also, entrance fees toAlso, Everglades park entrance free that weekendVETERANS DAYKeynoter StaffSee Veterans, 2B Conch girls make state meetThe heartbreak of last season turned to joy Thursday for the Key West High girls cross-country team when it learned that it was going to the state finals for the first time in school history. The Conchs qualified by finishing in the top six (they were sixth) at the Region 42A meet at Mills Pond Park in Fort Lauderdale. The Key West boys team also finished sixth and will return to the state meet next Saturday at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee for the second consecutive year.Coral Shores Highs only entry, Steven Chadwick, failed to qualify, finishing 65th in 18 minutes 58 seconds. A couple of our girls collapsed after the race, said Key West coach Terence White. They wanted it so badly.The Conch girls missed by a point from qualifying for last years state meet, and after Thursdays 5K (3.1 miles) race, they had an excruciating wait for the announcement of the results. When they came to seventh place, we said, Please dont say Key West, White said. The race official said Rockledge and the Conchs basked in their glory. A powerful moment, White said. Running on a tough revamped course against what White said was a sea of unfamiliar jerseys, the Conchs were led by senior Tristin Milliken, who was 16th in 21:12 2:03 behind winner Daesha Rogers of Miami Jackson. The next Key West finisher was Emily Good, who was 22nd in a personal-best 21:30. Our star of the day, White said. Following Good were Jane Welzien (28th, 21:37), Catherine Richardson (38th, personal-best22:06) and Sahara Graft (61st, 23:19).In a 13-team field, the Conch girls trailed only winner Pine Crest, Ransom Everglades, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Cardinal Gibbons and Titusville.The Key West boys team which came in behind Titusville, Pine Crest, Rockledge, Ransom and Calvary Christian Academy was paced by junior Everett Wagner, who was seventh out of 107 runners in 17:27, 1:05 behind winner Joel Lacy of Calvary. Next for the Conchs were Jerry Burgess (33rd, personal-best 18:07), Zach Lightfoot (35th, 18:15), Leif Cisneros (56th, 18:43) and Bobby Black (59th, personalbest 18:49).The Conch boys will try to improve on last years 17thplace finish at the state meet.Team barely makes the cut in LauderdaleBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST CROSS COUNTRYKeys swimmers make the regionalEleven individual athletes and six relay teams from the Florida Keys earned places in the Region 4-1A Swim Meet today in Broward County. Coral Shores High School swimmers Andrew Jones, Kelsea Volland and Evin Zekthi each will compete in two individual races, based on their times or finishes at the District 16 meet. Marathon High School sends two freestyle relay teams the girls 200-yard relay and the girls 400freestyle relay. The Hurricanes send their girls 200-yard medley relay team, the girls 200-freestyle team, the boys 200-freestyle team, and the boys 400freestyle team. The qualifying list does not include names of relayteam members.Zekthi, a junior, is among the highest-ranked Monroe County swimmers at the regional with a No. 9 seed in the boys 200-yard freestyle, and No. 10 in the 100 butterfly.Kelsea Volland will swim in the girls 200-individual medley and the 100-backstroke. Jones claims spots in the boys 500-freestyle and the 200-individual medley. Coral Shores sophomore Miles Miller will compete as a diver off the 1-meter board with a fourth-place seed. Senior Katharine Hamer of Coral Shores will swim the girls 100-butterfly and freshman Tori Tolland competes in the 200-breaststroke.Raul Cisneros of Island Christian School in Islamorada and Rion Hunter of Coral Shores both will swim the boys 100-breaststroke. Marathon swimmers competing as individuals are Aaron Grube (boys 200-freestyle), Will Wolfe (boys 100-back) and Malorie Woodbury (girls 100-freestyle).The regional meet draws its field from 30 Class 2A schools in South Florida. Top scorers advance to the state meet.PREP SWIMMINGBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgDeRoche is 28th in semifinalsBouncing back from a dismal wind-blown round on Tuesday, Key West High senior golfer Evan DeRoche shot 77 on Wednesday to finish in a tie for 28th place in a field of 95 at the Class 2A state finals at the Mission Inn Resort and Club in Howeyin-the-Hills. DeRoche made par on each of the last nine holes to jump 12 spots he had begun the day tied for 40th after shooting 84 on Tuesday, his worst round of the season. His two-day total of 161 was 17 over par. The tournament was won by Ponte Vedras Taylor Funk, whose rounds of 68 and 73 gave him a three-over 141 20 strokes ahead of DeRoche. Funk, the son of pro golfer Fred Funk, finished three strokes ahead of Jack Comstock of Jacksonville Bolles. When DeRoche walked off the course Wednesday, he greeted coach John Moeller with a smile. He was glad it was over and the pressure was off, Moeller said.I felt pretty good, said DeRoche, who went to the state finals three times in four years he was 20th as a freshman, 37th as a sophomore.Of the atmosphere at the course, which is not far from Orlando, Moeller said, The first day, you could feel the tension in the air. The second day, you didnt feel it. On Tuesday, DeRoche, bothered by wind and mud, had 11 bogies. Its been a long, long time since I did that, he said. You have good days and bad days.By DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST GOLF
Aviation Day arrives Nov. 9The Marathon-based Chapter 1241 of the Experi mental Aircraft Association is sponsoring what it calls Aviation Day at the main terminal at Florida Keys Marathon Airport from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9.There will be a variety of antique and general aviation planes along with military aircraft on display. The Southernmost Car Club will feature an auto show. Aviation vendors will display their services. Civil Air Patrol members will be on hand with information about their activities. Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks will be available.The group will provide kids ages 8 to 17 a free Young Eagles flight. Such introductory flights open the door for more aviation exploration. The kids receive a flight log and certificate along with coupons for future flight training. Local pilots volunteer their time, airplane and fuel.A parent or guardian must sign a flight permission form. No preregistration is required just show up Nov. 9, sign up with your parent or guardian, and fly. The southernmost chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association, which covers all of the Keys, has around 210 members.Pet rescue group plans fundraiserMarrVelousPet Rescue of the Upper Keys has what it calls its annual SpayGhetti and No Balls Holiday Gala Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Coconut Cove Resort, mile marker 84.8 in Islamorada. Cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions are planned, with auctions items including a tour for five at Zoo Miami and a Riviera paddleboard. Entertainment is by the Lucky Dogs Band. Tickets are $75 each, sold only in advance. Reserve one by calling 453-1315. MarrVelousPet Rescue is a nonprofit organization that finds animals without homes foster homes until an adoptive owner can be found; MarrVelousPet Rescue does not have kennels.Butterfly group to meet on SundayThe Miami Blue Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association has its quarterly meeting at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo on Sunday at 1 p.m. The park is at mile marker 102.6 and the session is open to the public.Speaking will be Robert McElderry from the University of Miami, discussing his research on the rare Florida leafwing butterfly. For now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has banned the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District from spraying adulticide on Big Pine Key because the leafwing, along with the Bartrams hairstreak butterfly, is a candidate for the Endangered Species List, and they have colonies on Big Pine.After the Butterfly Associations meeting, there will be a butterfly walk around Pennekamp from around 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Association members who show their ID at the park gate are admitted free. The general public will have to pay the park entrance fee. Those attending the butterfly walk should bring water, sunscreen, closefocusing binoculars if you have one, and a hat. KeysNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday, November 2, 2013 Notice of Manual Audit The Monroe County Supervisor of Elections, R. Joyce Griffin, will be conducting a Manual Audit for the upcoming City of MarathonGeneral Election.The drawing of the race and precinct will be held Friday, November 8, 2013at 11:00 a.m. at the Marathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, Florida.The Manual Audit of the chosen race and precinct will be held Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.at the Marathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, Florida.Published Keynoter 11-2-13 L.A. Times crossword puzzle THE DOCTOR IS IN Solution in the November 6 Keynoter ACROSS 1Obama attorney general Holder 5Rattle 9Bros 13Online letters 19Commandment opener 20One missing roll call, perhaps 21Per person 22Deadheads idol 23Perry Mason story, e.g. 26Insatiable 27Some deer 28Shorten, as a skirt 29Bad acting 30Onetime Rus. state 33Busy buzzer 34Strains 35Restraint usually seen in pairs 39Montana motto metal 41Yemens capital 42Do clerical work 43Stimpys pal 44Zest source 45Symbol of a bettors certainty 48SFO listing 49Everyday connectors 50Jesus of baseball 51Durban dough 52Bloom holder 53Fight stopper 54Post-hurricane assessment 58Disney king 59Fearfulfeature of Blakes Tyger 61Tasman and a Genesis shepherd 62Sneeze cause 63Took the plunge 64Tapestry behind which Polonius hid 65Abstain from 66The Weaver of Raveloe 68Unit or sect suffix 69Surgical tie 72Oil well firefighter Red 73Like some locomotives 75Catch 76Shooting marbles 77Stub __ 78Voyaging, say 79Scorch 80Letters seen before Fridays 81Coen or Stone 85Where TVs Charlies Angelswas set 86A, for Mozart 87Riles up 88Gets ready to shoot 89Dick Tracy creator Chester 90Access, in a way 92Cats in Cdiz 93Seek redress 95Rope on the briny 96Classic auto 97Irish tenor Tynan 98Brazilian range __ do Mar 100Minor league baseball level 103Made-to-order 108House minority leader 109s film critic James 110Nihilistic art movement 111Follow 112Carl with Emmys 113Supply in a farm country store 114Certain terriers isle 115Big wind DOWN 1And so on: Abbr. 2Letter after pi 3Signed promise 4Restrain 5Wildes The Importance of Being Earnest,e.g. 6Stirred 7Madhouses 8Disease-struck tree 9Legal hurdle 10Toward the front 11Stadium protectors 12Cyberjunk 13Deli sandwich 14Coleridge storyteller 15__ football 16Curling surface 17Eye protector 18Utter 24Big wind 25Pipe cleaner 30Jack and the missus of verse 31Spring toy 32Winners can be determined by one 34The Genius of Keyboardjazzman 35Toad of Toad Hall playwright 36Coffee break treat 37Doesnt disturb 38Make cherished 40NFL six-pointers 41It may be long 42Loses strength 45Bakers preparation 46Prayer opener 47Scary tests 5220, in Toulouse 54Lop off 55Beavis and Buttheadspin-off 56Milhous : Nixon :: __ : Garfield 57Lennons Everybodys Got Something to Hide Except __ My Monkey 58Kitchen wrap 60Revealing garb 62Mark for future reference 64Thin as __ 65McGarretts outfit, familiarly 66Hot Wheels maker 67Slow work 68Basic building material 69Leans 70No kidding 71Online financial site 73Pope in Attilas time 74Book displays 77Like a dogfight missile 79AFL partner 81Tactful handling 82Song title words before for Miles 83Took turns in succession 84Budget, in brand names 89Spice Girl Halliwell 91Small-screen Bean 92Overcharge 93Run-down 94Bears, to Ovid 97North Amer. WWII fliers 98The Missouri R. runs through it 99All excited 100ER procedure 101Dixie general 102Poetic fighter 104Puzzle title people hidden in eight long answers 105Birds org. 106Slippery one 107Salon stock Crossword solutionSolution to the Oct. 30 puzzle.Everglades National Park will be waived during the Veterans Day weekend, Nov. through 11. The park will host an open house at its historic Nike Missile Site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 11. Visitors can tour the missile site, built in the middle of a national park shortly after the Cuban Missile Crisis and view a 40-foot Nike Hercules missile. Superintendent Dan Kimball said, Visiting the Nike Missile Site gives visitors a chance to step back in time and reflect on the legacy of the Cold War. This is a place where history comes to life and whispers of the past can be heard in the wind.National park waiving feesFrom Veterans, 1BMILTARY BRIEFSUpper KeysU.S. Army Reserve Pfc. Lauren A. Aguilar has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Aguilar is the daughter of Maria Aguilar of Tavernier and a 2011 graduate of Indian River State College in Fort Pierce.Lower KeysU.S. Army Pvt. Victor M. Dios has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Dios is the son of Onelia Jimenez of Key West and a 2008 graduate of Key West High School.Shoot your favorite birdsWhats called the Bird Spotter photo contest launches Nov. 6.BirdSpotter is run through the Project Feeder Watch citizen-science project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, N.Y. FeederWatch participants keep track of their feeder birds from November through April and report what they see online. The information helps scientists learn more about the changes in bird distribution and population numbers in North America over time. The photo contest offers weekly prizes for the photos that receive the most votes on the contest website. Each Wednesday from Nov. 6 through Feb. 12, a new BirdSpotter photo theme will be posted, such as birds in flight or birds eating. You can upload one entry per week and then vote for your favorite photo. The winner will be announced on Monday mornings. Each weekly winner receives a package of Bobs Red Mill products and gifts from the Cornell Lab.Voting for the top three photos from among all the weekly winners begins Feb.19. The grand-prize winner gets a trip for two to Oregon.Last seasons grand-prize winner was Catherine DiehlRobbins from Anchorage, Alaska. She won with an image of a male pine grosbeak chowing down on mountain ash berries. You dont have to be a Project FeederWatch participant to enter but if you do sign up for the project youll join tens of thousands of other FeederWatchers who report their feeder visitors to help scientists learn more about your favorite backyard birds. Visit www .FeederWatch.org. Full contest rules and the list of prizes on the website.Research lab launches contest seeking photosOUR ENVIRONMENTCARVING CONTEST This is the winning photo from last years contest, shot by an Alaska woman. Liveaboard kids at the City of Marathon Marina took part in a pumpkin-carving contest Tuesday night. Showing off their work are Shannon Pitchford, Jonathon Pitchford, Owen Pitchford, Peyton Young, Ronin King and Colby Young. LIVING BRIEFS
Saturday, November 2, 2013 3B Keynoter KeysNet.com Blame Taft for modern obesityWay before Weight Watchers or The Biggest Loser, a president known for his girth was helping to usher in a modern approach to treating obesity.Got a nagging doctor? The 27th president, William H. Taft did, way back in the early 1900s. A medical historian has analyzed letters between the two, complete with food diaries and daily weigh-ins surely recognizable to many of todays dieters.Have a problem with yoyo dieting and weight gain? Yep, Taft did, too. A new report offers a rare peek at the history of obesity, through the experiences of one of the first American public figures to struggle openly with weight and how a doctor aided in an era when physician treatment of obesity was just emerging.Tafts rise to political power coincided with this change in medical thinking, which led to the first celebrity weight loss patient, said Deborah Levine, an assistant professor at Rhode Islands Providence College. Her report, part of research for a book about the course of obesity in the U.S., appeared the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.Sports fans might recognize Taft as the latest addition to the Washington Nationals racing presidents. History buffs know hes the only president-turned-Supreme Court chief justice. But hes also remembered as the president whose weight, at times well over 300 pounds, made headlines.Taft hired British dieting expert Nathaniel Yorke-Davies in 1905, four years before becoming president. Then 314 pounds, Taft was worried about heartburn and other health problems he was famously fatigued, presumably from obesity-caused sleep apnea and possibly also about his career, Levine wrote.The candid exchanges between doctor and patient highlight the ups and down of weight loss.I feel in excellent condition. I used to suffer from acidity of stomach, and I suppose that was due to overloading it, Taft wrote at one point.Dusting off those archives is important to remind people that obesity isnt some scary new 21st-century problem, said Dr. Scott Kahan of George Washington University and the STOP Obesity Alliance.Yes, obesity rates have surged to epidemic levels over the past few decades. But waistlines actually began to expand in the mid-19th century, as food became easier to cultivate and distribute, Kahan said. Diet books and pamphlets began flourishing. Where womens corsets offered some tightening, Levine says obesity belts were developed for men. Even then it was clear there was no quick fix. And if you think high-calorie restaurant food is only a recent problem, well, Taft wrote a relative that all the formal dinners required in politics sabotaged his efforts. In his first year with Yorke-Davies, Taft lost 59 pounds, Levine found, only to regain it. Only after leaving the White House did Taft shed significant weight and keep it off, with help from a different doctor, she noted. Its really, really hard to lose weight and keep it off. If it wasnt, wed all be thin, said Kahan, who was struck by similarities between Tafts struggles and many weightloss efforts today. We recognize this problem as a disease, and yet at the same time we expect people to just be able to manage it once we write down a diet for them.Today, doctors know that for someone whos obese, shedding even 5 percent to 10 percent of the original weight can improve health, he added.Yorke-Davies had written a popular diet book, Foods for the Fat: A Treatise on Corpulency and a Dietary for its Cure. He and Taft had a long-distance relationship. The doctor mailed a threepage list of allowed and forbidden foods heavy on lean meats and reducing sugar, almost a prelude to the Atkins diet. Taft was to weigh himself daily and mail a weekly report.Levine compared the handwritten weigh-ins and the typed letters to the doctor. Sometimes Taft cheated.And Yorke-Davies nagged, politely, but a lot. One month the doctor fussed that Tafts weight loss was only 9 pounds, not the intended 14. When Taft slacked off, the doctor wrote that hed heard you are much stouter than you were a few months ago.Levine concludes that some core practices close doctor-patient communication, tracking weight and food diaries still are in use.The challenge is to find a balance between helpful advice and nagging, said Dr. Mladen Golubic of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute. Some of the clinics patients opt for daily, personalized emails to track their progress.You dont want to be harsh, Golubic said. But you need to nudge them.27th president known for girthAssociated PressTO YOUR HEALTH Photo courtesy FLORIDA STATE ARCHIVESThis is President Taft arriving in Key West by train on Dec. 21, 1912. He sailed from Key West to Panama to inspect construction of the Panama Canal, then in progress.LIVING BRIEFSOrgan donations planned for talkOrgan donations are the topic if a program planned for Nov. 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Mariners Hospital in Tavernier.Led by Rabbi Richard and Mindy Agler, the session is part of the Community Health Ministries group in the Upper Keys. Among topics will be faith-based concerns about organ donation and how to go about the donation process.To find out more, call (786) 533-9842 or 852-1612.Nov. 6 cruise benefits clinicDr. Travis Bennett and Vicki Walker of Centennial Bank are hosting what theyre calling a Hump Day Dinner Cruise on Nov. 6 as part of their efforts to raise money for the Good Health Clinic in Tavernier. The free clinic around mile marker 91 is a nonprofit serving those who are uninsured and living at or below the federal poverty level. It gets more than 2,500 patients annually. The three-hour cruise is aboard the 70-foot Island Time and is scheduled for 6.30 p.m. A buffet dinner has been donated by Sundowners Restaurant and there will be live music. Tickets are $35. To book a spot, call Sue Finney at 394-3736.Learn to stop using tobaccoFishermans Community Hospital near mile 49 in Marathons next Lunch and Learn program focuses on the Great American Smoke Out.Its set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 21 at the hospitals education room and will include information about e-cigarettes, how smoking affects others, and free tobacco cessation programs offered locally. The free program includes lunch cold turkey sandwiches.Sidewalk chalk art later in monthThe Key West Art in Public Places Board has put out a call to artists for the second annual Key West ChalkFest, to take place Nov. 21 to 24. Local and visiting artists will use the promenade alongside the seawall at the Truman Waterfront as their canvas for intricate and colorful chalk art creations. There are adult and student categories. A link to the event submission form is available online at www.art inpublicplaceskw.com Contact Michael Shields for more information at 394-3804.Driver course is for seniorsThe Middle Keys AARP is offering a driver safety course for seniors to refresh their driving skills. Its set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Marathon Senior Center, 535 33rd St. bayside. To find out cost and more details, call Dee at 289-9658Cat Adoption Month set for MarathonSafe Harbor Animal Rescue of the Keys, which runs the Marathon Animal Shelter under a Monroe County contract, has declared November as Cat Adoption Month in the Middle Keys and will waive the fees to adopt adult cats during the month. Anyone interested in adopting an adult cat can visit the animal shelter at 10550 Aviation Blvd. in Marathon during regular business hours. All of the cats available for adoption are in good health, have been tested for disease, are spayed or neutered, and have been receiving monthly flea and tick treatment. The standard adoption process will apply.
KeysNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday, November 2, 2013 Wyland Galleries opens Walfrido exhibit Nov. 7-10Wyland Galleries at 623 D uval St. will host a new show by artist Walfrido N ov. 7-10. His seascapes are noted for use of color and play of light. And his newest show w ill include works executed on metal, which the artist says intensifies the luminosity of his paintings. Walfrido also had works on exhibit at Wylands 102 Duval St. location. For more information, call 292-4998 or visitwww.wylandkeywest.com.ARTMemories of Homeby artist Walfrido. Moment of Grace premiers Nov. 5 at the Red BarnThe Swan and Thistle, a traditional Irish Pub, in Philadelphia, is the setting for playwright Bob Bowersoxs new premiere production, Moment of Grace. On the Red Barn Theatre stage, theater patrons will feel like they can sit down and pull a pint literally. There are real beer taps, whiskey and even a dartboard in this realization on stage. Bowersox, a veteran actor, playwright, novelist and TVpersonality, says this new play came from his own experience. Ive been intrigued with how we each look at love and the many ways we deny or confirm it, he said. Moment of Grace centers on three friends gathered at the pub to mourn the passing of a fourth. Paulie, Joey and Bobby have known one another since they were in diapers. Theyve come to the Swan and Thistle to fulfill a pact made 35 years earlier with their now deceased friend Tommy. That was the reason they gathered, but a stranger who makes a startling revelation derails the evenings plans and forces each man to consider how he personally looks at and deals with love and affairs of the heart. Asituation involving my niece made me realize that so many of us these days dont listen to our hearts, Bowersox said. We instead allow todays powers the media, the church, always-shifting societal and cultural mores, special interest groups, even the Kardashians, for Gods sake to define how and who and when we love. I thought I would be interesting to delve into that a little. An early draft of Moment of Grace was workshopped at the Red Barn as part of last summers Key West Summer Stage. It was Monroe Countys only vehicle in the South Florida Theatre Leagues Summer Play Festival. Bowersox said the packed house for that workshop production remained afterward to discuss the story, characters and themes. The response was very supportive and positive, he added, enough that we were encouraged to proceed. He said feedback from the reading gave him points that helped mold the final draft of the play, which has its world premier Nov. 5 with an opening night party immediately after the curtain in the Zabar courtyard. Because this is a preseason non-subscription event, season ticket holders must buy tickets to see Moment of Grace, which runs through Nov. 23. Ticket prices range from $40-$45 and can be purchased at the theatre box office, 319 Duval St., rear, Key West. For more information, call 296-9911.Bowersox play explores the meaning of loveTHEATERLAttitudes Staff Mark (Kaleb Smith) and Margaret (Vanessa McCaffrey) find themselves pitted against one another when Mark turns up at the wake for Margarets deceased husband, Tommy, in Moment of Grace,opening Nov. 5 at the Red Barn Theatre.
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THE HUMANITY OF MUSIC FOLLOWED BY STARRY NIGHT, ALL IN WHITEJanuary 10-11, 2014 Blue Door String Quartet Piano Trio TBA Karl Goldmark: String Quartet in B Flat, Opus 8 Ellen Zwilich: Septet for String Quartet & Piano Trio CELLO SPIRITFebruary 22-24, 2014 Arthur Cook, cello Music of Bach & Kodaly PASSION UNLEASHEDMarch 12-15, 2014 Zuill Bailey, cello Natasha Paremski, piano Debussy Sonata Britten Sonata Franck SonataBLUE DOOR STRING QUARTET CHAMBER SERIES MURDER IN THE CHAMBERMay 4-6, 2014 Bernard Hermann: Echoes Janacek: String Quartet No. 1 The Kreutzer Sonata Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in E Minor THE GRAND TOURJune 15-17, 2014 Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 2 Barber: String Quartet A DISTANT SHOREJuly 14-16, 2014 Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade Amy Beach: String Quartet in One Movement Brahms: String Quartet No. 1 in C Minor Claim Your Seats Today!Subscriptions and Tickets Online at Call this one JackasslightJackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, rated R, 92 min. N ow playing nationwide.This reviewer would be r emiss without a warning for movie-goers with a m odicum of taste and style: Bad Grandpa is a lewd and lascivious film, featuring gross and disgusting scenes of mangled and dangled male genitalia, a v icious adjustable bed, criminal abuse of the dead, graphically explosive diarr hea, funerals and weddings t hat go horribly wrong, a m ale strip show that may scar female viewers for life and a kiddie beauty pageant showcasing a raunchy striptease. But, and this is a big but (no pun intended), if audiences can get over the vulgarity and tastelessness that p ermeate the film, Bad Grandpa is a very funny m ovie. Viewers may be surp rised and embarrassed by t he fact that they are laughing so hard and so often. Starring Johnny K noxville, who also cow rote and co-produced, the film is basically a series of h idden camera gags and j okes pulled on mostly decent, unsuspecting peop le, reminiscent of Sacha B aron Cohens Borat. Its t he story of 86-year-old Irving Zismans trip from N ebraska to North Carolina w ith his 8-year-old grandson to take the boy back to h is dead-beat father. Niney ear-old Jackson Nicoll p lays Billy, the grandson, and Knoxville is Zisman. Together, they are a hilarious pair of pranksters and con artists who wreak havoc all the way from Lincoln to R aleigh. Nicoll, who got his start in TVcommercials for H asbro and Pillsbury, also appeared in The Fighter and the remake of Arthur and holds his own very well against Knoxvilles zany antics. His characters r isqu pole dance in the toddler beauty pageant, comp lete with garter belt and stockings, brings to mind a similar pageant from 2006s Little Miss Sunshine. But this time the stunned and shocked reactions of the young participants are real, not scripted, and these parents actually are shielding their childrens eyes from the outlandish onstage routine. Zisman is the character created by Knoxville (real name Philip John Clapp) in the Jackass television series and he plays the obnoxious dirty old man beautifully. Its amazing what people will put up with from what they believe is an old man and Zisman gets away with some wildly inappropriate behavior. The makeup artists deserve special credit for the great job of turning the 42-year-old Knoxville into an old man. Even in closeups, the makeup is flawless and Knoxville is completely unrecognizable. For viewers unfamiliar with the actor, be sure to wait for the end credits to see before and after shots as well as other outtakes. But as funny as the film is, there are a few disappointments. The reactions of the unsuspecting prank victims are more muted than one would expect, ranging from mild bemusement to merely raised eyebrows. The nasty shart scene in the restaurant draws a few moderate scowls, but most people go back to their meals as if it was nothing out of the ordinary. And the scene where the moving men help Zisman move his late wifes body is more creepy than funny. Despite repeated warnings that theyre probably committing a crime, the two men just go along with it, seemingly unconcerned about any possible consequences. Thankfully, later in the film, members of the Guardians motorcycle gang do show some emotion and try to do the right thing by the boy. But only one woman in the entire film rises to the level of real indignation and anger that some of the pranks should elicit. Another weak point is that there is no real danger in any of the scenes, which takes away the element of suspenseful anticipation. Never mind that the plot is superficial, the pranks are gross, and the unwitting participants are not that animated Bad Grandpa is just what you see in the trailers; a very funny, very raunchy, very silly film that will have audiences laughing in spite of themselves. Embarrassed viewers will be looking around the theater, hoping they arent the only ones laughing out loud. And quite a few will take a moment to compose themselves and then exit the theater with a poker face, hoping no one realizes how much they liked the movie. For the brave of heart those viewers who arent easily grossed out Bad Grandpa is definitely worth a trip to the theater.FILM L atin music, culture c elebrated Nov. 9-10The historic San Carlos Institute will host the twoday ;Esperando Nacer! 2013 festival Nov. 9-10. Music, dance, workshops, even a chance to learn from a professional Argentine tango expert, are all on tap for the event. Folk traditions from countries including Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Paraguay, Brazil, Cuba and Mexico are the featured theme in what organizers describe as two full days in the soul, color and passion of traditional Latin American cultural arts. ;Esperando Nacer!, which means I am waiting to be born, will feature Inner Nacional Sounds Christian Monzon and Valerie Carr. Guest artists scheduled for the festival include: Rolando Rojas, Andrs Cisneros, Roberto Barton, Dave Parker, and Melody Cooper. Roxana Garber and Oscar Caballero, Miami-based folkloric and Argentine tango dance instructors, will also conduct workshops and perform. In support of the festival, Key West Mayor Craig Cates has proclaimed November 10 to be Dia de la Tradicion, titled after a famed Argentine holiday celebrated on the birth date of Jose Hernandez, that nations most famous poet (1834-1886) best known for his depictions of Argentine gauchos. Tickets are available at www.Keystix.com For more information, call 305-394-0808. The schedule of events:Friday, Nov. 8 7 p.m. Festival Kickoff Cocktail Hour and Performer Meet and Greet.Saturday, Nov. 9 At the San Carlos Institute (unless otherwise noted). To register, email email@example.com. 11 a.m. Afro-Cuban Rumba Dance Workshop, with Zoia Cisneros. $20 per person. 12:30 p.m. Bombo! Argentinian Drum Line workshop, with Oscar Caballero. $20 per person. 2 p.m. Comparsa Key West welcomes Miamis Hogar Club. 2:30 p.m. Special preview performance of Esperando Nacer! 2013, theatrical concert. $20 at the door. 4 p.m. Latin Poets Readings, featuring Yosie Crespo 7:30 p.m. Esperando Nacer! 2013 Theatrical ConcertSunday, Nov. 1011 a.m.2 p.m. Tango Brunch 1-2 p.m. Tango UnoCero-Uno Tango Workshop $25 per person. 2:30-4 p.m. Tango Workshop with Oscar and Roxy; $25 per person. LAttitudes Staff K EY WEST Lewd, gross describes this movie Johnny Knoxville and Jackson Nicoll star in 'Bad Grandpa.' Regal Cinemas Searstown, Key West, 294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m. play only on weekends. Enders Game (PG-13).1:15, 4:15, 7:15 and 10:00 p.m. Free Birds (PG): 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:10 p.m. The Counselor (R): 1:10, 4:10, 7:10 and 9:55 p.m. Jackass Presents:Bad Grandpa (R): 1:40, 4:40, 7:40 and 10:20 p.m. CaptainPhillips (PG-13): 1:00, 4:00, 7:00 and 9:50 p.m. Gravity (PG-13).1:20, 4:20, 7:20 and 10:15 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St., Key West, 295-9493 Last Vegas (PG-13): 2:00, 4:15, 6:15 and 8:30 p.m. Enough Said (PG-13): 1:45 and 6:20 p.m. Out in the Dark (NR): 2:15, 4:20, 6:40 and 8:40 p.m. Rush (R): 3:45 and 8:20 p.m. The Fifth Estate (R): 1:30, 4:00, 6:30 and 9:00 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway, Marathon, 743-0288 Were the Millers (R): Weekdays: 7:00 and 9:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 2:00, 7:00 and 9:15 p.mTavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall, Tavernier, 853-7003 Enders Game (R): 1:50, 4:30, 7:10 and 9:50 p.m. The Counselor (R): 1:45, 4:25, 7:05 and 9:45 p.m. Jackass Presents:Bad Grandpa (R): 2:05, 4:40, 7:20 and 9:40 p.m. Free Birds (PG): 1:40, 4:15, 6:50 and 9:15 p.m. Last Vegas (PG-13): 2:00, 4:40, 7:25 and 9:45 p.m. Keys Movie Times
KeysNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday, November 2, 2013 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNAd# 734312 COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION / BID OPENING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS THAT the Monroe County School District will be receiving bids for the following: RFP 2013526 MODIFIED ROOFING MAINTENANCE BID OPENING November 19th 10:00 A.M. MCSD Administration Bldg, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040 Bid Documents may be requested from Demandstar by calling 1-800-711-1712 or by going to the website www.demandstar.com or by going to www.KeysSchools.com/rfp. The public record document is available at the Purchasing Department, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040. All bids must be received on or before dates specified in the bid documents. The Monroe County School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to accept or reject any and all bids and to wave informalities or irregularities when it is in the best interest of the Board to do so. Please contact Suanne Lee, Purchasing Supervisor, with any questions regarding this bid. Suanne.Lee@KeysSchool s.com or (305) 293-1400 Ext 53360. Published October 26, 30, November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 734649 PUBLIC NOTICE OF INVITATION TO BID FOR SUBCONTRACTOR & SUPPLIER Chris-Tel Construction acting as Contractor for the City of Marathon, is soliciting subcontractor bids from qualified subcontractors and suppliers for the new construction of CITY OF MARATHON CITY HALL a new 1-story, 15,318 s/f elevated building of occupied space built over 14,850 s/f of parking and storage, located at: 9805 Overseas Highway| Marathon, FL 33050. This project is designed under the guidelines of FGBC (Florida Green Building Coalition). Bids will be received: 1. at the office of Chris-Tel Construction: 11400 Overseas Hwy., Suite 211, Marathon, FL 33050 2. at the office of Chris-Tel Construction: 2534-A Edison Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901 3. via fax (239) 226-0503 4. electronically: FBurman@ ChrisTelConstruction.com Bidders may deliver their proposal to the offices of ChrisTel Construction in person, via mail, FedEx/UPS or electronically via e-mail. Chris-Tel Construction will NOT accept bids past the stated bid closing and is not responsible for late deliveries. Chris-Tel Construction reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Instructions to bidders, plans, and specifications will be available electronically at: www.ChrisTelConstruction.co m under the "Doing Business" tab, which includes a link to FTP site, and instructions for username and password. All inquiries regarding this project should be directed, IN WRITING, to Francis Burman, Project Manager for Chris-Tel Construction: FBurman@Chris TelConstruction.com. For technical assistance, please contact Chris-Tel Construction: phone (239) 226-0500 or fax (239) 226-0503. Bids MUST be in accordance with plans and specifications and MUST be on specific trade package scopes as presented in the specifications. Please review Chris-Tel Constructions sample contracts (on FTP), as it will be the governing document regardless of any statement to the contrary noted in the bidders form of proposal. We encourage DBE/MBE/WMBE participation! Bids are DUE to Chris-Tel Construction on: Thursday November 14, 2013 at 12:00PM EST Published October 26, 30, November 2, 6, 9, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 738132 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-194-K Division PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF WALTER ERNEST SAUNDERS, SR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Walter Ernest Saunders, Sr., deceased, whose date of death was May 16, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All 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 AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All 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. ALL 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 ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is October 26, 2013. Personal Representative: Olin C. Saunders 523 Latham Drive Newport News, Virginia 23601 Attorney for Personal Representative: James W. Collins Attorney for Petitioner Florida Bar Number: 0173444 THE ANDERSEN FIRM, P.C. 7273 Bee Ridge Road Sarasota, FL 34241 Telephone: (866) 230-2206 Fax: (877) 773-1433 E-Mail: JCollins@ theandersenfirm.com Secondary E-Mail: Sorah@theandersenfirm.com Published October 26, November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 739528 COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION / PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS THAT the Monroe County School District will be receiving bids for the following: ITB 2013523 PAINTING OF PERFORATED BARRIERS **MANDATORY** PRE-BID CONFERENCE November 5, 2013 @ 8:00 A.M. Location: Key Largo School, 104801 O/S Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037 and traveling to each location indicated in the bid ending at the Key West A dministration Building. BID OPENING November 19, 2013 @ 11:00 A.M. Location: MCSD Administration Bldg, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040 Bid Documents may be requested from Demandstar by calling 1-800-711-1712 or by going to the website www.demandstar.com or by going to www.keysschools.com/rfp. The public record document is available at the Purchasing Department, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040. All bids must be received on or before dates specified in the bid documents. The Monroe County School District reserves the ri g ht, at its sole g discretion, to accept or reject any and all bids and to wave informalities or irregularities when it is in the best interest of the Board to do so. Please contact Suanne Lee, Purchasing Supervisor, with any questions regarding this bid. Suanne.Lee@KeysSchool s.com or (305) 293-1400 Ext 53360. Published October 30, November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 745235 PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AIR PERMITS Florida Department of Environmental Protection Division of Air Resource Management, Office of Permitting and Compliance Draft Air Construction Permit Revision No. 0870003-017-AC Draft/Proposed Permit No. 0810010-018-AV Florida Municipal Power A gency (FMPA), Stock Island Power Plant Monroe County, Florida Applicant: The applicant for this project is Florida Municipal Power Agency. The applicants responsible official and mailing address are: Mr. Edward Garcia, Director of Generation, Keys Energy Services, Stock Island Power Plant, P.O. Box 6100, Key West, Florida 33041-6100. Facility Location: The applicant operates the existing Stock Island Power Plant, which is located in Monroe County at 6900 Front Street in Stock Island, Florida. Project: The applicant applied on July 10, 2013, to the Department for an air construction permit revision and a Title V air operation permit renewal. The requested changes concern excess emissions and testing requirements for various pollutants. The changes are implemented by revising the underlying air construction permits via an air construction permit revision that is issued concurrently with this Title V permit renewal. Permitting Authority: Applications for air construction permits are subject to review in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 403, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapters 62-4, 62-210 and 62-212 of the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The proposed project is not exempt from air permitting requirements and an air permit is required to perform the proposed work. A pplications for Title V air operation permits for facilities that contain Acid Rain units are subject to review in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 403, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapters 62-4, 62210, 62-213 and 62-214, of the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The proposed project is not exempt from air permitting requirements and a Title V air operation permit is required to operate the facility. The Office of Permitting and Compliance in the Division of Air Resource Management is the Permitting Authority responsible for making a permit determination for this project. The Permitting Authoritys physical address is: 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida. The Permitting Authoritys mailing address is: 2600 Blair Stone Road, MS #5505, Tallahassee, Florida 323992400. The Permitting A uthoritys telephone number is 850/717-9000. Project File: A complete project file is available for public inspection during the normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except legal holidays), at the address indicated above for the Permitting Authority. The complete project file includes the draft air construction permit revision, the Draft/Proposed Permit, the Statement of Basis, the application, and the information submitted by the applicant, exclusive of confidential records under Section 403.111, F.S. Interested persons may view the draft/proposed permit by visiting the following website: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/air/e mission/apds/default.asp and entering the permit number shown above. Interested persons may contact the Permitting Authoritys project review engineer for additional information at the address or phone number listed above. Notice of Intent to Issue Permit: The Permitting A uthorit y g ives notice of its inyg tent to issue an air construction permit to the applicant for the project described above. The applicant has provided reasonable assurance that operation of proposed equipment will not adversely impact air quality and that the project will comply with all appropriate provisions of Chapters 62-4, 62-204, 62210, 62-212, 62-296 and 62297, F.A.C. The Permitting A uthority will issue a final permit in accordance with the conditions of the proposed draft air construction permit unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. or unless public comment received in accordance with this notice results in a different decision or a significant change of terms or conditions. The Permitting Authority gives notice of its intent to issue a renewed Title V air operation permit to the applicant for the project described above. The applicant has provided reasonable assurance that continued operation of the existing equipment will not adversely impact air quality and that the project will comply with all appropriate provisions of Chapters 62-4, 62-204, 62-210, 62-212, 62213, 62-214, 62-296 and 62297, F.A.C. The Permitting A uthority will issue a final permit in accordance with the conditions of the draft/proposed permit unless a response received in accordance with the following procedures results in a different decision or a significant change of terms or conditions. Comments: The Permitting A uthority will accept written comments concerning the draft air construction permit for a period of 14 days from the date of publication of the Public Notice. Written comments must be received by the Permitting Authority by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on or before the end of this 14-day period. If written comments received result in a significant change to the draft air construction permit, the Permitting A uthority shall revise the draft air construction permit and require, if applicable, another Public Notice. All comments filed will be made available for public inspection. The Permitting Authority will accept written comments concerning the draft/proposed Title V air operation permit for a period of 30 days from the date of publication of the Public Notice. Written comments must be received by the close of business (5:00 p.m.), on or before the end of this 30-day period by the Permitting Authority at the above address. As part of his or her comments, any person may also request that the Permitting Authority hold a public meeting on this permitting action. If the Permitting A uthority determines there is sufficient interest for a public meeting, it will publish notice of the time, date, and location in the Florida Administrative Weekly (FAW). If a public meeting is requested within the 30-day comment period and conducted by the Permitting A uthority, any oral and written comments received during the public meeting will also be considered by the Permitting A uthority. If timely received written comments or comments received at a public meeting result in a significant change to the draft/proposed permit, the Permitting Authority shall issue a revised draft/ proposed permit and require, if applicable, another Public Notice. All comments filed will be made available for public inspection. For additional information, contact the Permitting Authority at the above address or phone number. Petitions: A person whose substantial interests are affected by the proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Petitions filed by any persons other than those entitled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), F.S., must be filed within 14 days of publication of the Public Notice or receipt of a written notice, whichever occurs first. Under Section 120.60(3), F.S., however, any person who asked the Permitting Authority for notice of agency action may file a petition within 14 days of receipt of that notice, regardless of the date of publication. A petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above, at the time of filing. A petition for administrative hearing must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received) with the Agency Clerk in the Office of General Counsel, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 35, Tallahassee, Florida 323993000, Agency.Clerk@dep.state .fl.us, before the deadline. The failure of any person to file a petition within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a party to it. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the approval of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205, F.A.C. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Permitting Authoritys action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, address, any email address, telephone number and any facsimile number of the petitioner; the name, address, any email address, telephone number, and any facsimile number of the petitioners representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioners substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination; (c) A statement of when and how each petitioner received notice of the agency action or proposed decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the agencys proposed action; (f) A statement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modification of the agencys proposed action including an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the specific rules or statutes; and, (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencys proposed action. A petition that does not dispute the material facts upon which the Permitting Authoritys action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same information as set forth above, as required by Rule 28106.301, F.A.C. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Permitting Authoritys final action may be different from the position taken by it in this written notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Permitting A uthority on the application have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation: Mediation is not available in this proceeding. EPA Review: EPA has agreed to treat the draft/proposed Title V air operation permit as a proposed Title V air operation permit and to perform its 45-day review provided by the law and regulations concurrently with the public comment period, provided that the applicant also transmits an electronic copy of the required proof of publication directly to EPA at the following email address: oquend firstname.lastname@example.org. Although EPAs 45-day review period will be performed concurrently with the public comment period, the deadline for submitting a citizen petition to object to the EPA Administrator will be determined as if EPAs 45-day review period is performed after the public comment period has ended. The final Title V air operation permit will be issued after the conclusion of the 45day EPA review period so long as no adverse comments are received that result in a different decision or significant change of terms or conditions. The status regarding EPAs 45day review of this project and the deadline for submitting a citizen petition can be found at the following website address: http://www.epa.gov/region4/air/ permits/florida.htm. Objections: Finally, pursuant to 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 7661d(b)(2), any person may petition the A dministrator of the EPA within 60 days of the expiration of the A dministrators 45-day review period as established at 42 U.S.C. Section 7661d ( b )( 1 ) to ()() object to the issuance of any Title V air operation permit. A ny petition shall be based only on objections to the permit that were raised with reasonable specificity during the 30day public comment period provided in the Public Notice, unless the petitioner demonstrates to the Administrator of the EPA that it was impracticable to raise such objections within the comment period or unless the grounds for such objection arose after the comment period. Filing of a petition with the Administrator of the EPA does not stay the effective date of any permit properly issued pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 62-213, F.A.C. Petitions filed with the A dministrator of EPA must meet the requirements of 42 U.S.C. Section 7661d(b)(2) and must be filed with the Administrator of the EPA at: U.S. EPA, 401 M Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20460. For more information regarding EPA review and objections, visit EPAs Region 4 web site at http://www.epa.gov/region4/ air/permits/florida.htm. Published November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 745813 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 18TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 2013 at 11:00AM on THE FRONT STEPS OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 WHITEHEAD STREET in the City of KEY WEST Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH the following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: Northerly half of the North 87.50 feet of Lot 5, Block 1, Days Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 15, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida More Commonly Known As: 501 64th Street, Marathon, FL 33050 Pursuant to the ORDER GRANTING MOTION RESETTING FORECLOSURE SALE entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys Inc, a Florida Non-Profit Corporation; Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys Community Land Trust Inc, a Florida Non-Profit Corporation, Plaintiffs VS. ADAM T ANDERSON and MELISSA ANDERSON, Husband and Wife; John Doe and JANE DOE as unknown tenant(s) in possession of the subject property, Defendants. And the Docket Number of which is Number 10-CA-000502-M WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 17th day of October 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 November 2, 9, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 746718 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13-CA-555-P STUART D. MARR, as Trustee under Declaration of Trust dated 7/19/96, Plaintiff, vs. GEORGE M. BARNARD, DAVID C. FILI A/K/A DAVID FILI, JR., CUSTOMERS
Saturday, November 2, 2013 7B Keynoter KeysNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNBANK, a Pennsylvania statechartered bank, UNKNOWN TENANT #1, and UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 22, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 13-CA-555-P of the Circuit Court of the 16th Judicial Circuit in and for Monroe County, Florida, wherein STUART D. MARR, as Trustee under Declaration of Trust dated 7/19/96, is Plaintiff and GEORGE M. BARNARD, et al., are Defendant(s). I will sell to the highest bidder for cash, at the Monroe County Courthouse, Front Door, 500 Whitehead Street, Key West at 11 oclock a.m. on the 11th day of December, 2013 the following described property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure, to wit: LOT 84, Lower Matecumbe Harbor, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 105, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. STREET ADDRESS: 75501 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, Florida 33036. 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 after the sale. DATED this 25th day of October, 2013 AMY HEAVILIN, CPA Clerk of Circuit Court (Circuit Court Seal) BY: Jennifer Settoon Deputy Clerk Brittany E. Nugent, Esq. Hershoff Lupino & Yagel, LLP A ttorneys for Plaintiff 90130 Old Highway Tavernier, FL 33070 Tel: (305) 852-8440 Fax: (305) 852-8848 Published November 2, 9, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 747572 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 11/13/2013 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 as-is and final 1FMZU72X2YZA63070 2000 FORD 1FTDX1869VNA23802 1997 FORD 2CNBE18U4R6938073 1994 CHEVROLET WAUAC48H96K010680 2006 AUDI 1FMDU34X1MUC91200 1991 FORD 1GTEC19027Z536749 2007 GMC 3VWBA81E0VM807912 1997 VOLK CABRIO Published November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 747582 MEETING NOTICE The Duck Key Security Advisory Board will hold a meeting on Tuesday November 5, 2013 at 8:00 A.M. at Hawks Cay Conference Center, Osprey Room, Duck Key, FL. Tom Neville Chairman of the Duck Key Security Advisory Board Published November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 748006 MONROE COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS DAC I will meet on Wednesday November 20, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the Pier House Resort in Key West. DAC II will meet on Tuesday November 19, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce in Big Pine Key. DAC III will meet on Wednesday November 20, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key. DAC IV will meet on Tuesday November 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Postcard Inn at Holiday Isle in Islamorada. DAC V will meet on Tuesda y y November 19, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hilton Key Largo Resort. A ll DAC meetings are open to the public. A DA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in these proceedings, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Published November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 748248 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on December 3, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: TWO (2) HAZARDOUS MATERIAL PREFABRICATED STEEL STORAGE SHEDS MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.com or call toll-free at 1-800-7111712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 2-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 749084 NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Auction to be held on 11/18/2013 at 8:00 A.M. at All American Towing & Tire, Inc., 711 Largo Rd, Key Largo, FL 33037 in accordance to FL statue section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. 1999 Dodge Durango VIN# 1B4HR28Z7XF689787 Body sw Published November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 747549 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Tropical Plants of North Key Largo located at 55 Jenny Lane in the County of Monroe, in the city of Key Largo, Florida 33037 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Ian Cortina, Owner Published November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 751192 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Blue Coast located at 1200 4th Street, Suite 302, 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. Blue Coast Financial Group, LLC Published November 2, 2013 Florida Keys Keynoter 2ND Estate Sale! Sat., 8am Appliances, Furniture, Knick Knacks, Linens. New items from storage unit. Everything must go. 389 N. Anglers Dr. Unit 205, Marathon. 443-373-1609 for info Keys left behind from last weeks sale. ALL MUST GO ESTATE SALE Rain or shine, 1026 75th St, Ocean W., Marathon. Bargains Bargains Bargains Kit, DR, BR ++ Sat only 7:30-2 MOVING SALE MM 100 O/S BR Sets, Dining & Living Room Sets. Everything must go! 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Excellent visibility & frontage on hwy. $1475/mnth + tax. (305) 900-0113. SMALL OFFICE WITH BATH Includes utility Hood Ave Tav. $450.00 Call (305) 522-6598 SMALL OFFICE WITH BATH Includes utility MM 100 $350.00 Call (305) 522-6598 FIRST MORTGAGE LOANS FOR SALE. Discounted 25%. Currently paying 7.25%. email@example.com (305) 743-5164 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY! 2 yr. old dry cleaning facility, Carry out service. Incl. building lease, all fixtures & customer database. (305) 304-7955Martins Potato Bread Route for Sale in the Fl. Keys Excellent growth potential, be your own boss! High industry comm.% and low overhead. Call Orlando 786-443-3169Bluegreen The Hammocks At Marathon has the following positions available: P/T Experienced Line Cook P/T Bartenders Houseperson/Carpet Shampoo Room Attendants Apply in person: 1688 O/S Hwy, Marathon. MM48.5 EOE/Drug Free Workplace Concierge/Marktg/OPC @ Hammocks MM48. 30 Hrs Weds-Friday. Hourly + Com $. Get app at front desk. 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CAPandbilingualpreferred.Full-time.Allapplicantsmustsubmit:1)resume;2)threereferences; 3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreening priortoanyofferofemployment.Applyonline@http://careers.westcare.com hr -email@example.com EEOC/DFWP RehabilitationServicesDirector Formoreopportunities,visitourwebsiteat: http://www.fishermenshospital.org. isnowacceptingapplicationsfor: FishermansHospitalislocatedinMarathon,FL E.O.E./DrugFreeWorkplace/E-verify JointheKeysTop NameinBoating! Acceptingapplications forthefollowing: HealthInsurance Vacation 401K Applyinperson MM81.5,Islamorada oremailresumeto LALBURY@CARIBEEBOATS.COMDFWPEXPERIENCED MARINA FORKLIFT OPERATOR BOATDETAILER
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