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Marathon Mayor Dick Ramsay doesnt want to waste any time moving on from City Manager Roger Hernstadt, whos leaving the city in two weeks for a similar job in Marco Island. The plan is ... Ill be calling a special meeting, assuming enough [council members] can make it, for 5:30 p.m. [Friday] at the firehouse. It will discuss appointing an interim city manager, Ramsay said.Ramsay said hes leaning toward Finance Director Peter Rosasco, who served as interim manager prior to Hernstadts hiring. Ramsay wants that to happen immediately, not waiting until Hernstadts last day. He starts in Marco on Feb. 3.I cannot force this issue, but ... a transition should be made as quickly as possible, Ramsay said. Depending on when Roger turns in his resignation, I will recommend we allow Roger to be paid through the end of the peri778679022222 Classifieds . . . . .6B Living . . . . . . .4B Business . . . . . .7A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .2BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2013 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014 VOLUME 61, NO. 5 25 CENTS Duvals a winnerKey Wests Duval Street is among the nations best main streets, says Fodors Travel. Story, 5A Student makes threatsA student makes violent threats at Key Largo School, and parents say his discipline isnt enough. Story, 4A Kate Valley (above) shows off her Celtic dancing skills with Marcille Wallis & Friends at Saturdays Florida Keys Celtic Festival at the Marathon Community Park. Hundreds attended the event produced by parishioners at St. Columba Episcopal Church. Among the attractions was a demonstration of border collies herding sheep.Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYCELTIC PRIDEHernstadt heads to Marco IslandMARATHONRoger Hernstadt is out after four years as the city of Marathons top administrator. Hernstadt, who came to the Keys following a career in Miami and Miami-Dade County government, on Monday was hired as city manager, in rather strange fashion, by the Marco Island City Council and is scheduled to take over that post Feb. 3.Hernstadt initially lost out to fellow finalist Calvin Peck of Bald Head Island, N.C., on a 4-3 vote, but Marco Islands city charter requires a supermajority vote (5-2 or better) to hire a manager, so another vote was held. The vote remained the same the second time around, but after the second vote, Chairman Kenneth Honecker reversed course and changed his vote to Hernstadt, making it 4-3 for the Marathon manager. The council then took a recess, during which Peck apparently withdrew his name from the running. The board quickly held a third vote to approve Hernstadt, and it was unanimous, 7-0. The Marco Island council, as a full board, interviewed Hernstadt and Peck Monday night following individual interviews of both earlier in the day.Those in favor of Peck cited his loyalty to his employers and reputation as a more forceful leader than Hernstadt. They also lauded his military background.Hernstadt supporters cited his vast experience, especially in Florida, and businesslike approach to managing.During his interview,That city hires Marathon city manager after his four years in Keys positionBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comRamsay: Its time to move onMayor wants Hernstadt to step aside nowBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Housing complex goes smoke-freePart-time security guard Dale Parsons has smoked for more than 50 years, but for the new year she decided to kick the habit for good. In addition to her health, she has another big reason to succeed: Her affordable-housing apartment complex just went cold turkey.On Jan. 1, Flagler Village, a 49-unit rental community of mostly duplexes on Stock Island, banned smoking on the grounds and inside all units.Its part of a growing trend of residential multi-unit buildings and developments, both privately and government-owned, to implement no-smoking policies. With no-smoking laws covering many public areas including airplanes, hotels, restaurants, bars, parks, schools, hospitals and public buildings tobaccoprevention specialists see places where people live as new territory to conquer. In 2000, it was unheard of, said Matthew Competiello, program manager for the American Lung Association. But over the past five or six years, there has been a lot of demand for smoke-free housing. Valencia Morris, the tobacco-prevention specialist for the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County, said complex-wide smoking bans are starting to become an amenity.A lot of people are wanting this, just like having a gym on the premises, she said.But with an adult smoking population in Florida of 17.1 percent, according to a state survey conducted in 2010, extending smoking bans into residences has been met with opposition. We have ruffled some feathers, said Mitzy Cordova, manager of Flagler Village, which had smokers in 18 of the 49 units when its ban took effect. While most residents say, Wow, Mitzy, this is great one has a newborn and lives next to a smokerFlagler Village to allow it only off premisesBY CAMMY CLARKcclark@MiamiHerald.comSTOCK ISLAND Mitzy Cordova, property manager at Flagler Village, has started a no-smoking policy at the affordable housing complex on Stock Island.Miami Herald photo by CAMMY CLARKFirst-time homeowners get a boostIts no secret that buying a house in the Keys can be a daunting prospect for working-class citizens.No one knows that better than Monroe County Sheriffs Office Deputy Willie Guerra, who was looking to buy a Middle Keys house for himself and four sons for some time.Sheriffs Office deputies do yeomans work but like most law enforcement officers, their pay isnt executive level. That means Marathon properties in Guerras price range were limited at best. Most of them are RVs or single-wide trailers, Guerra said. That wasnt going to work, so Guerra turned to a pair of valuable assets for city residents: He signed up for and was awarded a Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys home. In addition, Guerra was one of five recipients in December of a $10,000 nointerest loan from the city of Marathon. The loan was through a reboot of the citys 2010 first-time homebuyer assistance program. Proposed by Council woman Ginger Snead in January 2010, the city created the program and distributed nine income-restricted $10,000 loans. That meant the city had leftover money $78,000, according to city documents to reopen the program. It included remaining funds from the initial $100,000 setaside and fees paid to transfer building rights in the city. With the help of Habitat and the $10,000 the city gave, it makes it reasonable for anybody in our range to be able to afford a decent house, Guerra said.The citys loan program helping with purchasesBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONSee Hernstadt, 2ASee Mayor, 2ASee Smoking, 2ASee Home, 2APhoto by STEVE WITMER
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday, January 15, 2014 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW WED.7661 THURS.6352 FRI.6657 SAT.6655 Forecast: Expect rain today, clearing to windy and cooler conditions.KeysInfoNet.com/weatherfor radar and extended forecast.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria. The following beaches have health advisories against swimming:South Beach, Key West.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys. Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state. Please call for all other rates, including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon, Florida and additional mailing offices. 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After hours, call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSCharter captains gear is stolenA Middle Keys charter captains pickup truck was robbed of $2,520 worth of fishing equipment Monday night.Chris Johnson, owner of SeaSquared Charters, told Monroe County Sheriffs Office deputies that around 8:40 p.m., he was eating dinner with clients at Porkys Bayside in Old Town Marathon, the same location where he keeps his charter boats.Johnson told deputies that after dinner, he went out to his truck to get fish that had been caught, and noticed his poles were gone. Missing from the truck were six Penn Legion rods valued at $120 each, and two Star rods, also valued at $120 each. Also gone were four Penn 7500 SSU reels, three Penn 5500 SSU reels and one Penn 6500 reel (all valued at $170 each). Additionally, line, leaders and jigheads on the poles were gone.Christy Johnson, Johnsons wife and business partner, said they were hustling to borrow fishing gear for charters they had booked for Tuesday.Chris Johnson is a fishing columnist for the Keynoter to a specialevent that will explore issues facing seniors in The Keys Be our guest at an informative seminar designed for seniors age 62 or greater. The seminar, presented by John Knox Village residents and staff, will highlight the benefits of continuing care retirement living on the mainland in Pompano Beach.Key West on Tuesday, January 21 at 1 p.m.Sheraton Suites Key West2001 South Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, FL 33040Duck Key on Thursday, January 30 at 2 p.m. Hawks Cay Resort61 Hawks Cay Blvd., Duck Key, FL 33050Enjoy snacks and refreshments at both seminars. oure invited PLEASE ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SEMINARS:Call 800-998-5669 for reservations.The seminars are presented by John Knox Village. LEARN THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING A SECURE FUTURE: The key features of living in a retirement community. Discussion of John Knox Village and the Life-Care benefits for securing your retirement future. John Knox Village residents will be available to answer your questions.One Community Sharing LifeJohn Knox Village is a Continuing Care Retirement Community.651 S.W. Sixth Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060Visit our website at: www.JohnKnoxVillage.comkntr1/15&18/14RC-10/97 Y and does not want her baby to breathe secondhand smoke I have at least two that say they wont quit smoking in their homes no matter what, Cordova said.Among those opposed to Flagler Villages ban is Wayne Sepanik, who has lived there since it opened two years ago. And the semi-retired 63-year-old is a non-smoker.I think its against their civil rights, he said. People moved here on the premise to have affordable housing and live a happy life, and all of a sudden there is no smoking. Its an addiction and a sickness, and a lot of people here cant afford to go anyplace else.But Cordova says the law is on the side of property owners. Were not telling anybody they cannot smoke, she said. Were telling them they cannot smoke on the property.In the Keys, tourists have discovered that finding a hotel, guesthouse or vacation rental that allows smoking inside is almost impossible these days. In a 2010 post on TripAdvisor.com, a woman from Virginia wrote: Looking desperately for a nice, quality resort hotel in Key West that still allows smoking without being fined or condemned to the loading dock.Still a rarityBut the opposite has been true when trying to find a nonsmoking residential rental community along the island chain. Donna Stayton, a health education program consultant with Tobacco Free Florida Keys, said she knows of only about 12 multi-unit developments in the Keys that ban smoking, and most have done so recently. Tobacco Free Florida Keys has helped three of the developments: Flagler Village and Banyan Grove, both on Stock Island and owned by the Wendover Group, and the 2-year-old Poinciana Royale in Key West, which opened as smoke-free.Jonathan Wolf, founder and president of Altamonte Springs-based Wendover Housing Partners, said he had wanted for a while to ban smoking at his 30 affordable developments, most of which are in Florida.The single most thing we can do to help our residents with their own health and their own finances is to have them stop smoking, said Wolf, a nonsmoker. But whenever you put in a social change as large as this, you get an element of pushback from the residents and from the people who manage the properties.Wolf said the support of property manager Cordova and Tobacco Free Florida Keys, as well as the nearKey West location, where there is a huge shortage of affordable housing, made Flagler Village and Banyan Grove perfect communities to start. Wolf expects them to be models he can use to roll out similar bans later in the year at his other properties.There was a lot of hullabaloo when they said there could be no more smoking in restaurants and bars a lot of Oh, my goodness, it would be the death of the industry, Wolf said. But it all came and went.Now, housing has become the target of many tobacco-prevention programs. But because people have to live somewhere, it is likely to remain an area that has to be tackled with education rather than laws.I dont see any legislation at state levels like there are for restaurants and bars, said Janisse Schoepp, senior program officer for the nonprofit Health Foundation of South Florida.Property managers and landlords can save money on insurance, maintenance and the costs of turning over a unit from one tenant to the next. Smoking units often require thousands of dollars more to repair or clean due to nicotine stains, cigarette burns and the odor.We always have to replace the carpet and repaint after a place has been left by a smoker, Cordova said. Sometimes the smell is so bad we have to tear out the drywall. We can sometimes turn over a nonsmokers apartment in eight hours, but it takes a week or two for a smokers.And its a good bet some of the higher costs to clean and repair a smokers apartment are passed along to all residents.Monroe Countys adult smoking rates are highest in South Florida at 21.1 percent, compared to 13.7 percent for Broward County, 10.6 percent for MiamiDade County and 9 percent for Palm Beach County, the lowest in the state.Flagler Village has given existing smoking residents a one-year grace period during which they can continue to light up on their porches.At Flagler, a smokeoutFrom Smoking, 1A Smoke-free grantThe Florida Department of Health in Monroe County has received a $56,000 grant from the Health Foundation of South Florida to promote smoke-free living policies across the Florida Keys. The Smoke-Free Living Monroe Project advances a key focus area supported by the foundation, namely, preventive health measures. The Health Foundation of South Florida is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health of Monroe, Broward and Miami-Dade residents by providing funding to promote health and prevent disease. Hernstadt took what some might consider a potshot at Marathon by calling it a transient community and youre either one of us or youre not. He was often criticized during his tenure as a hardball negotiator with a big-city mentality. Hernstadt told the Marco council, when asked about comments he made in a 2010 newspaper article saying he was ending my career in the Keys, that circumstances have changed. He said he and his wife Jessica had long sought to live on Marco Island largely so their son, a Marathon High School student who is soon to enter college, would have an easier commute visiting them on long weekends. Marco is on Floridas west coast and closer to Florida colleges than the Keys.In addition, Jessica Hernstadt is an attorney and her husband said she found it difficult to have a practice in Marathon because of the number of established attorneys in the Middle Keys. Hernstadt also fielded a question from the council about Keys media reports that he might have pursued the Marco Island job as leverage for a contract extension and/or pay raise from the Marathon City Council. His Marathon contract expires in June 2015. When you complete you deliberations and if Im fortunate enough to have an offer extended, I look forward to, under that scenario, being your city manager at any possible date, he said. Pressed further, Hernstadt claimed he has not been using the Marco Island recruitment as a negotiating tool against Marathon.The Marathon council has had opportunities every two weeks to extend or increase my contract if they desire to do that. This recruitment has been going on for several months and its been in the papers for over a month, he said.To date, I can tell you they havent done that and if you check the most recent version of the local paper in Marathon, theyve indicated they dont have an immediate intention of doing that. Clearly, if I was trying to leverage, which I am not, its not having an effect anyway, he added.Marathon Mayor Dick Ramsay and councilmen Mark Senmartin and Chris Bull have indicated theyre not willing to revisit Hernstadts contract at this time.As soon as he was hired, Hernstadt and the Marco council engaged in a public negotiation, eventually settling on the Feb. 3 start date and $155,000 annual salary. With a car allowance and various benefits, the package amounts to more than $200,000.Hernstadt was earning $145,000 in annual salary, plus benefits, in Marathon. That also amounted to more than $200,000 overall.The Marathon council was scheduled to meet in regular session Tuesday. The Hernstadt situation was not on the agenda, but Bull said given the circumstances, it likely would have been added.Herstadt gone after four yearsFrom Hernstadt, 1A Its not an investment property. That money you have to give back if you sell the house, he added. Theyre giving you a loan without interest.They are distributed based on maximum income markers for families. They are:One Person: $63,300.Two People: $72,447.Three People: $81,594.Four People: $90,741.City Planning Director George Garrett told the City Council last month that more applications had come in well after a July 31 deadline. The councils response was to extend the program through Jan. 31 and potentially award at least three more loans.We have a little bit of additional money and I received between July and now $10,000 back from somebody who sold their house, Garrett said. Should Guerra live in his new home for more than 30 years, the loan would be forgiven. Hes lived there about five months and says that 30 years is likely. This came around [and] now theyre stuck with me, Guerra said.City loan program helps buy homesFrom Home, 1A od [two more weeks] and allow him to leave City Hall early and take care of his business, he added.Ramsay added that he didnt care for some of the comments Hernstadt made to the Marco Town Council about Marathon being a transient community and youre either one of us or youre not.I was surprised that he made some uncalled comments about how Marathon treated him, but thats in the past and I dont even want to go there, the mayor said.Councilman Chris Bull said he didnt expect Hernstadt to hammer out a contract with Marco so quickly. The Marco Island Town Council hired Hernstadt Monday and he agreed to a contract around an hour later.Councilwoman Ginger Snead is a big supporter of Hernstadt and said she would again support hiring a professional manager. I dont know of anyone locally thats qualified as a city manager, so I would want the search to go out just like we did before, she said. Snead added that she has a plan in mind for moving forward, but declined to elaborate.One person cant make that decision, so what I plan to do Im not going to play out in the paper. I think thats one of the biggest problems we have as a council, she said.Councilman Mark Sen martin agreed with Snead that the city should not settle for a local candidate if none are qualified.Search to start for new managerFrom Mayor, 1A Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYDeputy Willie Guerra is well known in Marathon from his travels throughout the city in his department pickup and also for being the Middle Keys chief marine officer for the Sheriffs Office. CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551
Rowells Marina purchase nearly doneThe Rowells Marina property on Key Largo could be in Monroe County ownership this week, County Administrator Roman Gastesi said.We were hopeful that we would close [on the sale] today but it did not happen, Gastesi said Tuesday.The administrator said remaining details are nothing major, and he expects the $5 million purchase to finalize within days. The seller is Largo Sun Vista Acquisition Co. of Deerfield Beach.The county sought to have the eight-acre waterfront site in public ownership by Tuesday, in time for a Jan. 14 deadline set by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council to submit applications for projects that could be funded by the bed tax. Were still going to apply to the TDC, Gastesi said. By the time the reviewers look at the application, he said, the county will own Rowells. Purchase of the waterfront site at mile marker 104.5 has been authorized with county capital-improvement money. If approved, the TDC funding would go toward planning and construction of improvements. Current plans call for most of the Rowells property to remain vacant as a site for festivals and benefit events. Facilities could include a public beach along Florida Bay, a picnic area, parking and restrooms. A private company might be sought to build and operate a 25-slip marina.Other projectsOn Monday, the countys Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee held a meeting to hear residents suggest ideas for a $3.2 million upgrade of Bernstein Park on Stock Island. The popular playing fields regularly flood during the rainy season, so the site will be extensively raised and redeveloped.Several items to move ahead on improvements at other county parks will be considered at Thursdays meeting of the Monroe County Commission at the Harvey Government Center in Key West. Those include:Approval to spend $192,213 on shade structures at Higgs Beach in Key West, the Big Pine Community Park, the Big Pine Bark Park and Bay Point Park in the Lower Keys. The structures consist of pilings that support triangular shade sails. Five are planned for the Higgs Beach playground.Approval to seek a design firm for scenic vista projects at Higgs Beach and the Big Pine Key Park. Funding for the designs will be provided by the state. Monroe County previously agreed to move a road through Higgs Beach to make better use of available space, as proposed under the Higgs Beach master plan.Now, county is looking for money from TDCBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Wednesday, January 15, 2014 3A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Held on the grounds of the31020 Overseas Highway Mile Marker 31 Big Pine KeyFor more information contact LKCC:(305) 872-2411 (800) email@example.comLower Keys Chamber of Commerce D $3.4M in bike lanes plannedA $3.4 million project to build nearly 12 miles of bicycle lanes from Key Largo to Ocean Reef in North Key Largo goes to the Monroe County Com mis sion on Thursday. Commissioners hold their regular January meeting at the Harvey Government Center on Truman Avenue in Key West, a day later than usual. If approved, Construct Group Corp. of Hialeah Gardens would be authorized to build 11.5 miles of bicycle lanes along County Road 905 at a cost of $3,378,360. County Road 905, from near mile marker 106.5 north through lands protected for conservation and wildlife, have become increasingly popular as a bicycling route from MiamiDade County. The annual Bike MS: Breakaway to Key Largo benefit ride on March 1 alone will bring about 1,500 bicyclists down to Key Largo. Monroe Countys share of gas-tax revenue will pay for $2.5 million of the project. Money from the countys infrastructure sales tax will provide $866,026. The bike-lane project originally was bid last June. Clarifications of the contract delayed approval. If authorized Thursday, the contractors have about 10 months to complete construction.The County Commis sions meeting, beginning at 9 a.m., was moved back a day so commissioners and staff can attend todays Seven 50 Summit in Broward County.That effort joins seven South Florida counties to create a blueprint for growing a more prosperous, more desirable Southeast Florida during the next 50 years and beyond. Commissioners David Rice and Sylvia Murphy will be out of the county for the Thursday meeting, leaving commissioners Heather Carruthers, George Neugent and Danny Kolhage to handle the session. As a result, the agenda for the meeting was intentionally limited. Commissioners will hear:A presentation on the plan to build an underpass at the east end of the Old Seven Mile Bridge to allow bicyclists, pedestrians and the disabled safer access to the historic span.Renewal of the contract with South Shore Aviation Associates to manage the fixed-base operation for private aircraft at Florida Keys Marathon Airport.A resolution recommending Neugent serve on the Gulf Consortium, a panel handling some of the states expected revenue from BP Deepwater Horizon fines.Renewing a resolution for assessments for the Cudjoe Regional system of wastewater improvements.Approval from commissioners likely ThursdayNORTH KEY LARGOBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgPARKS AND RECREATIONWHEN BUZZARDS BLITZ Paul Kaub, a member of the Matecumbe Angler Fishing Club, was fishing five miles west of Sprigger Bank, on the edge of Florida Bay at the Everglades National Park border, with his daughter, her husband and grandkids when about 30 buzzards decided to make the boats tower, radar, railings and outriggers their perch for the day. After unsuccessfully trying to get the birds to leave, Kaub ended up having to get the boat on a plane to get the buzzards to take flight.
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Sug. 305-664-2006 Sundowners MM 104 Bayside Night in New Orleans 6:30pm 4-course Cajun French menu paired with wines and live music with The Sauce Boss. $83 incl. Res. essential. 305-451-4502 or book on line Buzzards Roost 21 Garden Cove Drive, Key Largo Remarkable Reds & Tasty Tapas 7pm A Culinary Voyage Around the World. 5 courses paired with wines. $55 incl. Res. Sug. 305-453-4746More info: 305-394-3736Sunday 1/12 Check the website for our Fabulous Sunday Brunch locations! Marker 88 MM 88 Bayside Charity Celebrity Chopped 5pm The Keys version of the popular TV show. Four local celebrities will compete; fun and hilarity, buet dinner. $25 incl. Res. essential. 305-852-9315 or book on line.Monday 1/13 Key Largo Conch House MM100.2 Oceanside Seafood, Wine & Art in the Garden 7-9pm. Fresh seafood buet paired with wines. 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Sug. 305-664-3391 10 DaysofFood & Wine in Key Largo & Islamorada, Florida Keys January 9 -18thth2014 Uncorked ... the KEY LARGO & ISLAMORADA Uncorked ...the KEY LARGO & ISLAMORADA www.FloridaKeysUncorked.com Thursday 1/16 Num Thai Plaza 103, MM 103.2 Bayside An Oriental Experience 6pm Sushi & Thai dishes, complimentary saki and wine. 305-451-5955 Ballyhoos Historic Grille MM 97.8 Median Chefs Dinner 7pm Watch the Chef prepare your 4-course dinner paired with wines. $55 incl. Res. Sug. 305-852-0822 or book on line. Lazy Days MM 80 Oceanside A Mexican Fiesta 6-9pm Beach Party, Mexican buet, margaritas $30 incl. tax (incl. 3 Margaritas). Res. Sug. 305-664-5256NEW DATE The Islander Resort MM 82.2 OceansideCelebrity Chef Norman Van Aken Cooks 6:30 pm. Following a celebratory reception with wine and hors d'oeuvres Chef Van Aken and Chef Andy Niedenthal will present a cooking demo showcasing selected dishes out of Chef Normans two newest books. $40 incl. 305-664-2031Friday 1/17 Senor Frijoles/Key Players MM 104 Bayside Murder Mystery Dinner 7pm 4-course gourmet Mexican dinner with wines; solve the murder mystery. $83 incl. Res. essential. 305-451-1592 or book on line. Postcard Inn Resort & Marina MM 84 Oceanside TGIF Bacardi Happy Hour 4-7pm First hour open bar and hors doeuvres in the Horizon Room at the Isle! $20 incl. No reservation required. Marker 88 MM 88 Bayside Chefs Dinner 7pm Watch the Chef prepare your 4-course gourmet dinner, complemented by ne wines Chef and wine reps on hand with culinary tips and advice. $65 incl. Res. Sug. 305-852-9315 or book on line.Events subject to change. Please contact the venue for reservations & details. Grand TastingFestival Finale Purchase tickets on line. A multi-sensory experience. Fine cuisine and world-class wines.Saturday 1/18 Postcard Inn Resort & Marina MM84 Oceanside IslamoradaNoon-4pm Students threats scare parentsA Key Largo School student with apparent emotional and behavioral problems reportedly threatened to shoot and stab his classmates and teachers during an outburst last Wednesday. The third-grader was suspended from school for two days but is back this week, which has many parents angered at school administrators and concerned about their childrens safety. A strong showing of Key Largo School parents was expected at Tuesdays School Board meeting at Marathon High School. Parents are angry with the schools administration for not expelling the student, who, according to several parents, has a history of making threats and displaying bizarre and violent behavior going back more than a year. This matter at hand, its building, said Pedro Reinoso. Its not a mushroom that grew over night. He is a child that needs help, and hes just not getting it. These parents are also upset that they were not contacted about the incident by administrators. They call us when they want a donation, but not when a kid threatens to shoot our kids in the face, said parent Rob Bulkiewicz. Key Largo School Principal Julia Hoar referred all questions to Super intendent Mark Porter, who did not return a phone call for this story. Regarding expulsion, however, it appears the school may not have any choice but to deal with such problem students, no matter how severe their behavior. School Board member John Dick says state law prohibits schools from kicking students out for more than 10 days. The state says that we have to provide an education, Dick said. Un fortunately, we dont have the facilities in the district to handle a situation like that. According to an incident report from the Monroe County Sheriffs Office, the third-grader, who was not identified because of his age, picked up a pencil and pretended to stab a classmate and a teacher. He also told his classmates he was going to shoot them all in the head, according to the report. During the outburst, the student also described to his classmates how he was going to attack them with a chainsaw. Several parents were so angry that they have pulled their children from school. Parent Jackie Bello is one of them, opting to let her two students work from home Monday. I dont want them to fall behind, but my kids are not in school, Bello said. Im not willing to put them at risk. Bulkiewicz said the schools handling of the Jan. 8 situation contradicts its zero-tolerance policy when it comes to other violent behavior, such as bullying. They have a zero-tolerance policy for bullying, but its OK to threaten to shoot other students, Bulkiewicz said. Thats bullying to me. Bulkiewicz said administrators told him that the child was evaluated by a counselor before he was let back in school. They told me everything is fine, hes in a good mood, he said. Well, Ted Bundy was in a good mood, too, sometimes.They contend schools reaction not strong enoughBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS Cop transferred as death probe continuesAs the Florida Depart ment of Law Enforcement continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Key West police custody, a detective formerly working the case has been reprimanded and reassigned due to laissez-faire police work. Charles Eimers, 61, of Birch Run, Mich., died at Lower Keys Medical Center after being taken off life support on Dec. 4. Police pulled him over on North Roosevelt Boulevard on Nov. 28. Police said he pulled away from the traffic stop, drove through Old Town, then stopped his P.T. Cruiser on the sand at South Beach at the Atlantic end of Duval Street.As police were handcuffing Eimers (he was on his stomach in the sand), he began turning blue, according to Officer Thaddeus Calvarts account.FLDE spokeswoman Gretl Plessinger said her agency is conducting an active investigation into use of force by the police.While Eimers was in the hospital, Officer Todd Stevens reportedly was told to contact Eimers son Treavor to notify him of his fathers imminent death. He didnt do that, Capt. Scott Smith wrote in a Dec. 12 letter of reprimand.You were advised that Eimers would expire in the near future and that he would not ever leave the hospital. You were to contact next of kin, Smith wrote to Stevens.On Dec. 1, three days before Eimers died, Smith checked with Stevens on the status of the case and found out that Treavor wasnt called.When I asked why, you said because [Eimers] had not expired yet, Smith wrote. I told you this was unacceptable because we knew he was going to pass and we needed to give the family a chance to come and see him. I was very disappointed in you as this is a very basic detective task. Smith also talked with Stevens about the case on Dec. 4, 5, 9 and 10, according to the reprimand, and each time was told no change.Then, in a second conversation on Dec. 10, You met me at the back door of the police station and you told me, He is dead. I asked you when he died and you said you were not sure but maybe over the weekend or last week. In a later meeting with other supervisors, Smith recalls that Stevens continually said you were sorry but could give us no reasonable reason that you continued to mislead me about talking to the son. You only said you were confused about the days. You were completely detached from this important case and had no empathy for either Eimers or his family. This type of laissez-faire police is an embarrassment to the Key West Police Department and will not be tolerated, Smith wrote. Stevens, 42, was hired in August 2002 and he earns $69,412. He was moved to the detectives unit in April 2012 and put back on road patrol last month. His move from detective to patrol is a transfer, according to department spokeswoman Alyson Crean. Crean said Stevens file contains a written reprimand and three-day suspension for failure to secure a duty weapon according to departmental policy, along with seven commendations. Eimers autopsy results are pending, according to the Monroe County Medical Examiners Office.Michigan man died in custody of Key West copsBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WESTCharter captain: Grouper closure hurtsA four-month winter closure on grouper has just about put us out of business, a renowned Key West sportfishing captain told fishery managers Jan. 8. My business has fallen off more than 60 percent, Ralph Delph said at a Key Largo meeting of state and federal regulators. The closure on fishing on most types of shallow-water grouper runs from Jan. 1 through April. Thats when the grouper are in Key West, Delph said. We can get a few in December, then none for four months. When it opens back up again in May, theyre basically gone. Delph, a tournament-winning captain for more than four decades in Key West, spoke to representatives of the federal South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico fishery management councils during a three-day meeting on South Florida rules and the future of Goliath grouper harvests.Earlier during a Jan. 7 session, a combined panel of federal council members and staff of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission agreed to take a look at several regulations, including a possible review of shallow-water grouper closure length, months [and] species for both the Gulf and South Atlantic.Delph said allowing a bag limit of one Goliath grouper in a slot-limit size for recreational fishing would be a tremendous help to us. I was booked a year in advance for years, Delph said. In December, I had five trips booked and lost two of them to weather. I cant say [the fourmonth closure] hasnt been good for the fishery, Delph said. I can say it hasnt been good for me.Many divers and conservationists contend the Goliath grouper fishery should remain closed because so little is known about its population demographics. A reported abundance of the massive fish in the Keys and off Floridas southwest coast may not reflect the overall state of the fishery.The panel, meeting as the South Florida Joint Council Committee on South Florida Management Issues, identified several fish species that feasibly could be turned over to Florida for rule-making. The committee was formed in response to complaints that fishing rules adopted for areas as far as Texas or North Carolina create problems for commercial fishermen and recreational anglers in the subtropical waters of South Florida. Various state and federal jurisdictions all come together in the Florida Keys, creating confusion over which laws apply. Were trying to make it so you dont need an attorney on your boat to go fishing, said John Sanchez, a South Florida resident serving on the Gulf of Mexico council.The panel agreed to collect information on yellowtail snapper, mutton snapper, black grouper, Nassau grouper, hogfish and mangrove snapper to see if management of those fisheries would be best regulated by Florida managers.Any decisions reached by the panel would need approval from the full federal councils.Several fishermen have recommended creation of a new federal council specifically for South Florida, but that proposal would require congressional approval. That prospect appears unlikely, fishery managers say.Delph speaks as Goliath grouper ban is mulledOUR FISHERIESBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 5A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Paint-covered woman jailedA Miami woman who had theatrical paint all over her face and is accused of vandalizing a BMW, threatening Upper Keys students with a rock and then rambling on about Disney when talking to police remained in the Monroe County jail Tuesday in lieu of $10,500 bond.Elizabeth Quintana, 43, was charged Friday with grand theft auto, trespassing on school grounds and disorderly conduct.The Monroe County Sheriffs Office says the bizarre incident happened around 7:30 a.m. Friday at Coral Shores High School.Assis tant Princi pal Blake Fry reported to School Resource Deputy Larry ONeill that Quintana, with the white paint on her face, was hitting her own car a white BMW with a bungee cord and threatening students with a rock, Deputy Becky Herrin said.By the time other deputies arrived, Quintana and the car which turned out to be stolen from Miami were gone. But they later found the car at the nearby Coral Isles Church. Quintana was out of the car, dancing in the grass, Herrin said. She was dressed in strange clothing that was wet and had a white substance on her face which might be some kind of theatrical paint. She said something unintelligible about Disney and there were random things written all over the car in pink marker.UPPER KEYSKeynoter Staff QUINTANA Duval named among best U.S. main streetsDuval Street in Key West, known as an adult playground marked by bars some of them for adults only doesnt conjure any images of Mayberry, but the tourist drag has found its way onto Fodors Travels list of its Top 15 main streets in the United States.Even in this fast-paced era, many small towns have held onto their historic roots and preserved their central thoroughfares, travel writer Emily Wasserman wrote in the report published this week.From a harbor town on the west coast with ornate Victorian architecture to Key Wests colorful Duval Street, visitors can find unique cultural attractions and warm, welcoming communities, she wrote. In her comments specific to Duval, Wasserman singles out the Duval Pub Crawl, a tour-de-force of the areas most popular restaurants and bars. It isnt unusual to see costumed patrons singing and dancing in the street, and the carnival-like atmosphere continues into the wee hours of the morning. Other main streets earning the distinction are main streets in Richmond, Ind.; Paducah, Ky.; Littleton, N.H.; Denton, Texas; and Galen, Ill.Also, south main streets in Ann Arbor, Mich. and Eureka Springs, Ark; Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Beverly Street in Staunton, Va.; Front and Centre streets in Bath, Maine; Broad Street in Charleston, S.C.; Center Street in Woodstock, Vt.; Broadway Avenue in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; and Water Street in Port Townsend, Wash.Fodors Travel heaps praise on Key West dragKEY WEST Photo courtesy ETERNALLYCREATIVE.COMKey Wests main tourist drag Duval Street is listed by Fodors travel guide as one of the top 15 main streets in America, described as having a carnival-like atmosphere.Keynoter StaffUnion talks likely at impasseIn the run-up to a Tuesday meeting of the Monroe County School Board where a teacher contract was to be discussed, teachers union President Holly Hummell-Gorman sent her membership a missive accusing the board of holding teacher raises hostage. Representing the United Teachers of Monroe, Hummell-Gorman has been negotiating a oneyear contract for teachers and school-related personnel since April, first with Superintendent Mark Porter and then, beginning in December, with labor attorney Bob Norton. The primary sticking point is language in the contract that would allow the School Board to unilaterally institute unpaid furloughs. Until thats worked out and a deal struck, the district cant divvy up $1.2 million in funding earmarked for teacher pay raises. This is the language the School Board invoked in order to gut your paychecks for the past two years, Hummell-Gorman said in the letter sent Friday to UTM members. The only thing that could facilitate a potential agreement at this point would be a change in the School Boards position. Barring that, UTM will likely need to move to impasse and seek a remedy for its members through proper legal channels. Board member John Dick said the furlough language has been in teacher contracts since the 1970s. We used it under extraordinary circumstances. Using unpaid furloughs, the district cut more than $13 million in spending from between 2010 and 2012, with savings of $1.7 million per year derived from the mandatory sevenday furloughs. We want to keep it, Dick said of the language, so we have an option of not firing people. Without that language, we wouldve had to fire teachers. The board would rather have it done this way. This round of bargaining is for a one-year contract retroactive to June that covers the districts 525 teachers and 114 school-related personnel like bus drivers and food-service workers.Hummell-Gorman increasingly is frustratedBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS
Opinion & EditorialWednesday, January 15, 2014 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 EDITORIALGlades efforts showing progressLETTERS TO THE EDITORSoldier Ride capturedThe pictures that David Goodhue and Kevin Wadlow took of the wounded warriors during their Soldier Ride through the Keys are absolutely extraordinary. The caliber of these pictures is superior to the many attempts that have been made to memorialize this event.Mr. Goodhue and Mr. Wadlow captured the essence of this experience, which constitutes its therapeutic value. Through their lenses, they recorded the wide range of emotions experienced by these severely injured men and women as they peddle their way through the Keys.The talent to portray the energy exchanged between these riders and their supporters is a tribute to Mr. Goodhues and Mr. Wadlows exceptional photo-journalistic capabilities.The photos were brilliantly arranged and published on KeysInfo.com, the website for The Reporter and Keynoter. Through my 44 years of reviewing similar photo galleries, Ive not come across a more distinguished presentation.Im deeply appreciative that this commemorative event was recorded through the magnificent skills and professionalism possessed by Mr. Goodhue and Mr. Wadlow. John Donnelly Key LargoBook another yearAnother year has rolled by and I want to extend my thanks to all the kind folks who have donated their time, to all the volunteers whom we welcome with open arms and upon whom we rely so heavily, and to all those who have donated funds, scores of books to enlarge our collection and even more books to power the Friends of the Marathon Librarys very popular book sale. Thanks indeed go to the Friends of the Marathon Library for their consistent support and generous donations. Thanks go to the staff of the library for their service, dedication and gracious support.It has been my goal all these years to make the Marathon library a haven of hospitality, a repository of information, a source of enlightenment and the best possible service to the community. My thanks to you all, and best wishes for the new year. Gloria Goodman, manager Marathon library Recreational fishing is a cornerstone of American life. Its more than just a way to get dinner on the table. Families have bonded and formed relationships over a rod and reel for decades, cementing the sports place in Americas cultural consciousness. But now, our collective love of fishing is under attack not from overfishing, but over-regulation. Forty-one federally managed fish stocks are overfished. However, this number has declined consistently over the last decade and, in fact, the number of stocks on the overfishing list is at an all-time low. This progress hasnt been achieved without a cost to anglers and the businesses that depend on access to the nations fisheries, as overly strict regulations have hampered the economic value of fisheries. Sustainability and economic efficiency are not mutually exclusive concepts, but managers have focused almost entirely on the biological aspects of fisheries, with socioeconomics remaining an afterthought. Originally enacted as the Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976, the federal government has attempted to address these issues through legislation. Over the past four decades, there have been two major amendments the Sustainable Fisheries Act of 1996 and the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 2006 (commonly referred to as Magnuson-Stevens).Magnuson-Stevens addresses many of the problems associated with commercial fishing by establishing regional fishery management councils charged with restoring depleted fish populations and managing healthy ones. While an effective way to manage commercial fisheries, MagnusonStevens does not adequately distinguish between commercial and sport fishermen. A father taking his son to fish in the Gulf of Mexico will be put to the same strict standards that regulate commercial fishermen.On top of that, there are major financial implications for small, recreational fishing operations. These overly strict regulations are essentially putting a noose around the neck of local charter fishing operations, tackle stores and boat sales. Magnuson-Stevens requires catch limits to be established for all species even if there are no data to support that a fish population is depleted. The result is that recreational anglers are hampered by shortened fishing seasons and catch limits on fish that appear in great abundance hurting not only our hearts but our wallets.Next year, federal lawmakers are scheduled to re-authorize the MagnusonStevens Act, and it is an opportunity to address some of these issues.I propose four changes to the Magnuson-Stevens Act.Separate language for recreational fishing.There is no need for recreational fishermen to be lumped in with commercial fishing operations. Creating separate language to regulate commercial and recreational fishermen allows lawmakers the freedom to put regulations in place that make sense for everyone.Sensible allocation between commercial and recreational users.Formal guidelines must be established and regularly revisited that allocate fishery resources between recreational anglers and commercial harvesters by using data based on modern economic, social and conservation criteria.Catch limits based on actual science, rather than non-existent data. Currently, catch limits are established for every fish population under management, even if there is no reason for concern about the health of a population. Science should lead the process of fishery management. A one-size-fitsall strategy is a recipe for disaster.Fisheries management transferred to the states where appropriate. In many cases, federal agencies are not the best organizations to manage fisheries. Where appropriate, states or fishery management commissions should take control of managing fish populations. That will allow organizations to manage fisheries with a greater attention to detail and a focus on enriching the lives of those most affected by fish population management. Now is the time for action. With the support of federal lawmakers, in particular the U.S. Senate, we can take back recreational fishing and ensure that it remains a vital piece of our heritage and a consistent revenue-generating operation for local communities. Recreational fishermen and commercial fishing operations should not be put in the same boat.John Brownlee is the Upper Keys representative of the International Game Fish Association. He testified before Congress in November on the need for reform of the Magnuson-Stevenson Act. He lives in Islamorada. This is reprinted from the Miami Herald. 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. Cops: Drunk man showed loaded gunA Big Pine Key man was jailed Tuesday morning for allegedly openly carrying a loaded gun while drunk on the Lower Keys island. Jeffrey Charron, 45, is charged with carrying a firearm openly, improper exhibition of a firearm and resisting an officer with violence. The first two counts are misdemeanors, the third one a felony.Deputy Becky Herrin, spokeswoman for the Monroe County Sheriffs Office, said dispatchers received several calls reporting a man who appeared to be intoxicated who had a handgun visible in the waistband of his pants.Deputies Scott Ward and Linda Kohout responded to the location, the Ace Hardware store on Big Pine. There, they found Charron sitting on the ground in front of the business, with the gun, a loaded .380-caliber Walther, tucked in his pants. Herrin said Ward ordered him to put his hands up and keep them in the air but Charron instead began to lower one hand toward the gun. Kohout walked up to him and was able to grab his arm and Ward grabbed the other arm, Herrin said.As they tried to handcuff Charron, he reportedly struggled with them, and a corrections officer who was riding with Kohout on patrol was able to get control of the weapon.Herrin said a number of witnesses said Charron was having trouble standing. At one point, he reportedly went into the hardware store and sat on the floor but was asked to leave and went outside, where the deputies found him.Charron remained in the Monroe County Detention Center on Stock Island late Tuesday, held without bond.Witnesses called when they saw him outside AceCRIME FRONTA month after leading a faculty review of Florida Keys Community College President Jonathan Gueverras job performance, Faculty Council President Dawn Ellis resigned on Friday.Ellis, who was the director of the schools computer science program, couldnt be reached for comment but college spokeswoman Amber Ernst-Leonard confirmed the move without providing details.The evaluation was distributed and completed in December but Gueverra initially refused to release the results in response to a public records request from the Keynoter He finally relented when contacted by the newspapers attorney.The evaluation was done anonymously by 10 of the 26 full-time faculty members and gave Gueverra generally good marks. They were asked a range of questions, asking to strongly agree, agree, are they neutral, disagree or strongly disagree. One of the statements on the evaluation form: I believe that this president is highly effective in performing the responsibilities of the president. One person strongly agreed, three agreed, two were neutral, two disagreed and one strongly disagreed. Another statement: I have confidence that the college will grow and improve under this presidents leadership. One faculty member strongly agreed, three agreed, two were neutral, three disagreed and one strongly disagreed. Gueverra, hired in 2012 under a three-year contract worth $180,000 per year, received high marks from faculty for public presentations and fundraising.His poorest marks came on his ability to promote effective performance by administrative units, with one respondent strongly agreeing, one agreeing, three neutral, and five disagreeing.Asked if he cooperates and respects faculty governance, three faculty members agreed, three were neutral, one disagreed and three strongly disagreed.Tuesday, he said, In order for [me] to say there is value to it, it needs to be reliable, credible. This should not be relied upon as the view of the entire faculty because its not.Faculty asked for opinions on performanceBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGE Gueverra gets decent marks GUEVERRAGUEST COLUMNFederal fishery rules harm recreational anglers BROWNLEE Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWThe wounded military veterans make their way down U.S. 1 (above) on Friday. U.S. Army 1st Lt. Nathan Rimpf (left) puts on his prosthetic legs before meeting Coral Shores High School students on Friday.Photo by DAVID GOODHUE CHARRONRestoration is moving in right direction but we cant allow the work to wane or wanderSouth Floridas economy is intrinsically linked to the regions environment.Our tourist-luring beaches, two national parks Biscayne and Everglades divers much-loved coral reefs and scenic mainland rivers are economic as well ecological assets that we must protect and preserve. They not only draw visitors by the millions but in some instances also provide our drinking water, a commodity thats getting more precious in an increasingly parched world.Our stewardship of these assets, which are always under threat from development and various sources of pollution, is complicated by the reality of rising seas caused by climate change. No state is more vulnerable than Florida to the rising sea level and nowhere in Florida is more vulnerable than the Keys. Some local governments in South Florida have begun addressing rising seas through regional efforts to seek practical ways to protect vulnerable coastal communities and drinking-water sources. Count Monroe County among them. While the local leaderships recognition of global warmings threat is encouraging, our optimism is tempered by the lack of state leadership on this very serious issue. Tallahassee needs to join the 21st Century in recognizing global warming for the genuine peril that it is to Floridas populous coasts.Inland, advancement of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, a joint state-federal project to restore the vast swamps original water flow southward from Orlando to Florida Bay, remains a top goal in 2014. This ambitious, expensive plan has had its ups and downs over the years. Federal lawsuits by various stakeholders challenging parts of the plan and funding miscues mostly from the feds courtesy of a balky Congress have taken their toll on what was originally a 20-year restoration plan.But recent actions by both state and federal governments bode well for the future. State and federal officials are firming up a $1.8 billion plan to store and clean more water in the vast Everglades conservation area between I-75 and the Tamiami Trail, which will ultimately deliver more clean water to thirsty Everglades National Park.The state also will spend $90 million over three years to raise more of the Tamiami Trail to increase water flow through the park and into Florida Bay. One mile has already been raised, a success story for long-time advocates of elevation to eradicate the barrier the Trail has long been to the River of Grass flowing southward unimpeded.Another potential environmental threat is population growth. Florida will soon surpass New York as the third-most populous state. More people equals more development, especially along our coasts. Rather than easing growth-development rules, as the Republican leadership in Tallahassee has been doing in recent years, the state should prepare for more residents with smartgrowth plans that discourage sprawl on undeveloped land and direct redevelopment in established areas. We must grow wisely, without endangering our precious natural resources. Miami HeraldCharron remained in the Monroe County Detention Center on Stock Island late Tuesday, held without bond.
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Twenty-four people won $25 Publix cards.BUSINESS BRIEFSCalvert added at Good Health ClinicThe Good Health Clinic in Tavernier, the only free clinic for the poor in the Florida Keys, has added advanced registered nurse practitioner Sharon Calvert to its team. She had been volunteering every Tuesday for several months, and patients can now request her for their appointments. Calvert joins medical director and founder Dr. Sanford Yankow, who works 30 hours weekly at the Tavernier clinic, and dermatologist Leslie F. Safer, who volunteers one morning per week. Additionally, more than 20 other South Florida medical professionals provide free services to the clinic at mile marker 91 oceanside. Calvert has been a nurse for 17 years and works at Mariners Hospital. She received her masters degree in nursing from the University of Florida.Pier House Resort taps chef MansoThe Pier House Resort & Spa on Duval Street in Key West has named Maria Manso its new executive chef. Manso, who will oversee all food and beverages for multiple resort venues, brings more than two decades of expertise to her new job. She began her career in 1983 as an oyster shucker in New Orleans, and later was mentored by Chef Dick Brennan Jr. during the opening of his restaurant, Palace Cafe. She then joined the celebrated Norman Van Aken to open a restaurant at the Betsy Ross Hotel on South Miami and, in 1995, was appointed sous chef of the China Grill Miami before being promoted to executive chef. Her most previous job was leading the Blue Door restaurant the Delano South Beach.Stanton promoted at Centennial BankCentennial Bank has promoted Mark Stanton to senior vice president and chief lender. He joined Centennial in April 2012 as vice president and commercial loan officer. Originally from Pittsfield, Mass., Stanton graduated from Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I., with a bachelors degree in management and a minor in economics. CALVERT Tax scam timeFlorida Attorney General Pam Bondi says identity theft and tax scams go hand in hand, and since workers are starting to receive their 2013 tax documents from their employers, precaution is needed. She offered the following tips to avoid ID theft and tax fraud: File tax returns early. The Internal Revenue Service will reject a return if one is already filed with that Social Security number. Ask for credentials of the tax preparer, and ask if he or she belongs to a state board or bar association that requires continuing education. Do not provide your Social Security number unless it is required. Do not carry your Social Security card or write the number on checks. Shred financial documents and papers before discarding them. Be wary of providing sensitive information via the Internet. Do not respond to emails asking for information relating to tax refunds. The IRS website is the legitimate source for checking on refund status. Check your credit report every 12 months. Consumers should file complaints about tax-related scams and any other types of fraud by calling the Attorney Generals Office fraud hotline at (866) 9667226, or by filing a complaint online atwww.MyFloridaLegal.com.Tax helpers soughtAARP Tax-Aide, the nations largest free volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service, is looking for Keys volunteers to help in computerized income tax preparation. Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. You do not need to be an AARP member or retiree to volunteer. Volunteers receive online tax training (good computer skills are essential). Once certified, they help customers one day a week at neighborhood tax sites from Key Largo to Big Pine Key from Feb. 1 through April 15. Last year, AARP Tax-Aide volunteers helped more than 800 taxpayers at five sites throughout Monroe County. To join the AARP TaxAide team, go to www.aarp.org, or call Edie Korotkin at 849-6948. AARP Tax-Aide is a program of the AARP Foundation, offered in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service.This is season when fraudsters ramp up actionsPERSONAL FINANCEBoosters to get hallSpace in the Florida Capitol would be set aside to highlight people who have promoted tourism in the Sunshine State under a measure unanimously backed by the state Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee on Wednesday. The proposal (SB 398) by committee Chairwoman Nancy Detert (R-Venice) would establish a Florida Tourism Hall of Fame area in the first floor of the Capitol, joining the Florida Artists, Florida Civil Rights, Florida Veterans and Florida Womens halls of fame, as well as a memorial to Floridas Medal of Honor recipients. The tourism hall would recognize people within the tourism industry who have made significant contributions to the economic climate and well-being of Floridians, according to the legislation. No state money would be set aside for the hall, a staff analysis said. The initial members of the tourism hall would be those who, since 2001, have been inducted into Visit Floridas Tourism Hall of Fame, Detert said. Among those honored by Visit Florida include AAA Auto Club Group Chairman Robert R. Bob Sharp; Harris Rosen, who championed a referendum in the early 1980s to build the Orange County Convention Center; and Bill and Anne France, who were behind the creation of NASCAR and Daytona International Speedway.The proposal is slated to go to the Senate Transportation, Tourism and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee and the Senate Appropriations Committee. The tourism hall would be overseen by Visit Florida, with induction ceremonies tied to the annual Governors Conference on Tourism.News Service of FloridaTOURISM
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 8A Wednesday, January 15, 2014 ENTERTAINMENT Saturday: Jan 18Rusty Lemmon . . . .11:00 to 2:00 Ramajey . . . . . . .2:00 to 4:00 The Regs . . . . . . .4:00 to 6:00 The Doerfels . . . . . .6:00 to 8:00Sunday: Jan 19Zack Seemiller . . . .11:00 to 2:00Misery Loves Company . .2:00 to 5:00 9th AnnualFOOD MENU Seafood Sampler(a piece of fish, a stone crab claw, shrimp, conch fritters and conch ceviche)Grilled lobster Fried Fish Stone Crab Claws Steamed Shrimp Conch Chowder Conch Ceviche Conch Fritters Conch Dawgs Smoked Fish Dip Flan Nitia Key Lime Pie and other sweets Beer Wine Soda Water A Special Thanks to our Sponsors:Elite Sky Seafood Atlantic & Gulf Fishing Supply Fanci Seafood Marine Underwriters Island T-shirt Graphics GFS Gulf Manufacturing Key West Engine Service Hak Hide LLC Dolphin Hydraulics Tom Ryan Inc. Key West Marine Hardware E.M.C. Oil Co. Monroe County Public Works Signs Unlimited Carlos Seafood Key Largo Fisheries Blue Ocean Seafood Miami River Lobster Erey Seafood Exporters Inc. McKenzie Petroleum Fish MonsterJanuary 18 and 19 Bayview Park, Key WestRain or Shine FREE ADMISSION
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6BBSports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING OUTDOOR FURNITURE SALE IN STOCK 20% to 40% OFF! Art Under the OaksArt Under the Oaks returns to Plantation Key for its 31st year. Story, 4B In clash of winless, Conchs prevailAfter leading the Key West High School boys basketball team to a 75-60 victory over Coral Shores Friday night, Conch guard Chase Renner had no idea how many points he had scored.Twenty? he said, standing at mid-court in the Bobby Menendez Gym. Not close. Renner scored 37 to give the Conchs their first victory of the season after eight consecutive defeats and keep the 0-11 Hurricanes winless. No Key West player had scored more points in a game since the 2008-09 season, when Vladimyr Siberia scored 42 and Keith Valdez scored 38. The game drew a large crowd and marked Coral Shores Anthony Rices return to Key West. Two seasons ago, Rice was an integral part of a Conch team that went 16-1. But off-thecourt trouble kept him from hoops most of last season, and he ended up transferring. Rice, who had his own cheering section, had 16 points and 10 rebounds, but fouled out in the fourth quarter. He declined to talk about his return, but was happy for Renner, his friend. The Conchs, who never trailed in the game, had a comfortable lead for most of the first half, but 3-point shots by Shaka Smith and Richard Jacobsen brought the Hurricanes to within 3530 at halftime.Renner scores 37 in the win over the CanesBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorPREP BOYS BASKETBALL See Hoops, 2BLady Fins streak stopped at nine winsThe Marathon High School girls basketball team ran its winning streak to nine games Friday before seeing it snapped in a Saturday afternoon contest. The Dolphins defeated Westwood Christian School handily on Friday, 66-17, before losing to Palmer Trinity School, 49-33. Palmer is the No. 1 seed in Marathons District 16-3A and was the last team todefeat the Dolphins, on Dec. 3,before they ripped off a month-plus long winning streak that featured wins over Keys rivals Coral Shores and Key West high schools, as well as a number of Miamiarea opponents. On Friday, the Dolphins made easy work of the Warriors, jumping out to a 27-6 lead after the first quarter. Marathon led 46-12 at the half and 59-17 after the third quarter. The Dolphins held Westwood scoreless for the entire fourth quarter, although the deficit was so large that a running clock was in place most of the second half. JohnNisha Qualls led thePalmers Falcons again defeat the Keys squadBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON GIRLS HOOPSCanes avenge loss to ConchsSenior Night for Coral Shores High Schools girls soccer team turned into a late night Friday but the Lady Canes settled a score against local rival Key West. Coral Shores finished the regular season with a 2-0 shutout of the Lady Conchs, a team that staged a 4-0 upset during a November game in Key West. That decision was the Conchs girls soccer first win over Coral Shores since 2006. On Friday, the Lady Canes mounted a formidable defense that turned away the visiting Conchs as Coral Shores split the series.Defensively our girls did a very good job, Cane head coach Arthur Paterson said. Kelly Cassidy was a standout. Kat Hamer, Amber Hansen ... everybody played well.Goalkeeper Pookie delPino picked off the few Key West shots that made it through the Cane defenders.Soccer team finishes regular season 9-4-1CORAL SHORES GIRLS SOCCER By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCoral Shores defender Katharine Hamer screens a Key West attacker from the ball during the Lady Canes 2-0 shutout of the visiting Conchs Friday. See Soccer, 3BSee Dolphins, 2B Lady Dolphins look toward districtThe Marathon High School girls soccer team finished its regular season on Friday against a team it could well run into again in the near future. The Dolphins played to a 1-1 tie on the turf field at Miami Country Day, a team thats likely to advance to the state championship tournament out of District 15. Were going to see them again. Theyll either be district champs or runner-ups, Marathon coach Cindy Durkin said. Marathon (10-6-4) took the lead in the first 10 minutes of the game Friday when Savannah Rodamer took a pass from Chandler Elliott, made a nifty move to lose her defender and fired a shot from just outside the 18-yard box into the top left corner of the net. Durkin said she was happy to see Marathon convert early because goals were going to be hard to come by against the Spartans. Their goalie is one of the best weve ever come across. Shes an eighth-grader, but shes going to be a Division I recruit, she said.Marathon held onto the 1-0 lead until the final 10 minutes of the game, despite playing on an unfamiliar turf field.The ball was taking some crazy bounces, the coach said. We let up for a brief 30 seconds and they were able to slot a ball from the right side into the net. Our girls all have turf burns because those fields really chew up your skin. Should the teams meet again, Durkin said she hopes it would be on the grass field at Marathon High.The Dolphins were scheduled to open their defense of last years District 16-1A championship Tuesday with an opening-round game against Riviera Prep School, but results were not available at press time. Marathon High is hosting the tournament.The Dolphins defeated Riviera 13-0 in a mercy-rule drubbing on Nov. 13, so theyll likely advance to Thursdays championship match. Its scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.They tie up Country DayBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON GIRLS SOCCERPhoto by BERT BUDDEKey Wests Chase Renner shoots over Coral Shores Richard Jacobsen for two of his 15 fourth-quarter points Friday night. The basket gave the Conchs a 62-51 lead. Fishing columnThe weekly fishing column from Capt. Chris Johnson, owner of SeaSquared Charters in Marathon, will return next week.
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday, January 15, 2014 ACROSS 1One result of Earths diurnal rotation 8Avoid 13Military governors of old Japan 20Eight-line stanza 21___ days of youthful inexperience 22Acts of retribution 23Get aboard a 747 24Old woman 25Function 26Suffixes for belonging to 27A good weather forecast 29Oscillated: archaic 32Yawns 33One of two or more rows 34Lemon, orange, et al. 38___ as a rock 39Earnest money: Scot. 40A bird in the ___ 41Breathe heavily 42Cockneys greeting 43Beside the mark 44A learning style 45Tis the ___ . 46Antimony trisulfide 48It raced a tortoise 49Come together 50165 feet equals ___ 51Abels brother 52TV show New ___ 53Opposite of pos. 54Expanses 55___ of the realm 56Blessed, in Paris 57Wheys of milk 58Meteorologists forte 63Front or back ___ 66Heavy burden 67LA winds Santa ___ 68Long gone 72Heather and Richies daughter 73Ratite birds 74Secluded spot 75Like a zebra 77Monastic church 79Colloquial friends 80Clouds departure 81Theophilus and family 82Flaps, tabs or strips 83Sloping angle 84___ Hu or ___ Shan: China 85Stone slab: var. 86Tin containers 87Young oysters 88Dole out 89Spreads new-mown grass 90Fly alone 91Makes like a bird 92Oneor two___ 93Thermometer reading 96___ Palmas, Canary Islands 97Desires eagerly 100Originate 101True to the fact 105Climb a mountain again 106Jazz icon Davis 107Ocean competition 108Affirms 109On the qui vive 110Opposite of 1 Across: pl. DOWN 1French holy person: abbr. 2Vase with pedestal 3___ and tuck 4Director Emmerich 5Perfume tree 6Copper coins: Jap. 7French summer 8Sets oneself free 9Changes 10In that case: Fr. 11Charles ___ Gibson 12Destitute of teeth 13Precipitated in inches 14Liver 15One-tenth of an ephah 16Springtime 17Made in the ___ 18Different from gross 19Compass dir. 27Pretense or positive 28Have supper 29Daisy 30Pre actor? 31B movie actress Judge 32Hulled grain 35Trigonometric term 36Wind or rain 37Dried root of milkwort 39In the center of 40___ of plenty 41Deliver for money 43Win by ___ 44Precipitations 45Province in north central Spain 47Muscular strength 4860s rock musical 49Military leader: abbr. 51Schoolgirl 52Goes to the off side 55Sometimes called Chuck 56Cereal grain 57Step 59Egyptian singing girls 60___ de force 61They went by ___ and twos 62Small herring 63Most infirm 64Go by DC 65Needed 69Treated maliciously 70Upper governing body 71More snappish 73Volcanic mountain in Italy 74Jokes 75Crosspieces in a bed 76Fives and ___ 78Winter and summer ___ 79Unrestricted view 80Seth Greens wife 82Tall or fairy 83Leanest 86Groves of trees 87Drencher 88Money hoarders 90Small food fish 91Fence passage 92Devil 94Periods of time 95Seed covering 96Instead 97Govt. agency 98Tennis term 99L.A. clock setting 101Oceanfront rescue group: br. 102___ Dawn Chong 103Performance 104___ Misrables Observer crossword puzzle KEEPINGAWEATHEREYE Solution in the January 18 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the Jan. 11 puzzle. George M. Botelho, M.D.Board-CertiedDiplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow American Academy of Othopaedic Surgeons Fellow North American Spine Society Disorder of Muscles & Joints Arthritis & Related Problems Hip, knee, foot and ankle Sports Medicine Trauma Correction of Deformities Spine & Spinal Surgery Joint Reconstruction & Replacement Arthroscopy & Arthroscopic Reconstruction Shoulder, elbow and hand305-743-4005KEY LARGO97671 Overseas HwyMARATHON5701 Overseas Hwy #3 Most Major Insurances Accepted Languages Spoken Spanish, Russian, Portuguese Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMarathon Highs JohnNisha Qualls dribbles during a Saturday afternoon loss to Palmer Trinity School. The Dolphins defeated Westwood Christian School on Friday to run its winning streak to nine games before running into the Falcons the next day. team with 18 points, while Kenna Welever, GardineRaymond and Yailin Nieda each added 14 points. Selena Gonzalez, Dixie Murphy and Brittany Smollett each had two points. We played well and subs got a lot of playing time, coach Deanna Klaus said.Marathon was outplayed on Saturday by a solid Falcons team, but played much better than in its 69-23 loss in the teams initial matchup.We have improved tremendously; we did a good job of beating their press but had trouble scoring, Klaus said. We played hard and competed well.Marathon trailed 12-2 after the first quarter and 24-11 at the half. The Dolphins were outscored 21-14 in the third, as Palmer put the game out of reach with a 45-25 lead heading into the fourth quarter.Nieda led the team with 12 points, while Qualls had nine and Welever and Raymond each added six.Dolphin girls split a pairFrom Dolphins, 1B After a Jacobsen shot cut the lead to 35-32 at the start of the third quarter, Key Wests Luis Acosta scored on two drives, the second of which featured a behind-theback dribble at mid-court. The guys told me that as a senior I needed to step up so I stepped up, Acosta said afterward.Renner hit a 3-pointer and a short jumper to extend the lead to 44-32, but the Hurricanes scored 12 of the next 15 points to trail by only 47-44 entering the fourth quarter. The fourth began with a layup by the Conchs Lanre Scott. Rice, who is 6-foot-5, tried to answer but had two shots blocked in a row by, of all people, the 5-foot-8 Renner.Coral Shores cut the lead to 49-47 on a 3-pointer by Jacobsen (who led his team with 19 points), but that was as close as the Hurricanes got. The Conchs, led by Scott and Renner, went on a 15-6 run for an insurmountable 62-53 lead. And with three minutes left, Rice fouled out. Down the stretch, Renner made six consecutive free throws to finish 13 of 15 from the line. It felt so good, it was like I was in a zone, Renner said of his night.Scott scored 13 points for the Conchs, who also got good games from center Anthony Cromwell (nine points) and guard Nathaniel Hayes. Key West shot more than 50 percent from the field and committed only 14 turnovers.We just keep fighting, said Coral Shores coach Bruce Teachy, who was well aware of the free-throw disparity. The Conchs attempted 34 foul shots 23 more than the Hurricanes tried. The Conchs will play at St. Brendan at 7:30 Saturday night. Coral Shores is off until Jan. 24.15-6 run nails down the victoryFrom Hoops, 1B Conchs hold off ChaminadeIt was noon Saturday, and the Key West High girls soccer teams game with Holly wood Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory was about to begin.The Conchs had gotten to bed about 1:30 in the morning after getting home from a 2-0 loss the night before at Coral Shores, a defeat that came two days after a 6-0 loss to Marathon. Bad week. We need a win, said coach Scott Paul, who looked fresher than his players.Ten minutes into the game, freshman Angela Niles beat a defender to the ball at midfield, drove down the right side and scored for a 1-0 lead. It was her 28th goal of the season and only the Conchs second in five games.But five minutes later, Chaminades Mary Budde scored on a rebound to tie the game at 1-1. Were sore and asleep this team is not a pushover, Paul observed. Late in the half, Chaminade had two scoring opportunities, but both shots were stopped by keeper Angela Martin, and the tie remained at intermission. Time and again throughout the game, Chaminade keeper Savannah Santos rushed out of the goal to beat a charging Conch to the ball. But midway through the second half, Santos was faced with Caila DeAbreu, who was bearing down on her from the right side. With Chaminades Mika Sheerin on her back, DeAbreu reached the top of the goal box and got a shot past Santos for a goal that put the Conchs ahead, 2-1. I thought to myself that I had to be creative, DeAbreu said later. I saw [Sheerin], turned, trusted my gut and scored.With time running out, Bridget Callahan, Chaminades best player, lined up for a free kick inside the 18-yard box. Five Conch players formed a wall in front of her. She kicked the ball softly over the wall and right to Martin, who caught it easily. Seconds later, the game ended.That scared me, Paul said of Callahans attempt. But she was too close to get power behind the shot.It was the last regular-season game for the Conchs, who improved to 14-8-1. They hosted Miami Jackson on Tuesday in a District 16-3A game that was completed to late for todays paper. They likely will play in the tournament title game at 5 p.m. Thursday at Tommy Roberts.DeAbreu scores the game-winner, tourneys nextBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST GIRLS SOCCER Photo by BERT BUDDEA free kick by Chaminade-Madonnas Bridget Callahan sails over Key Wests wall toward the hands of Conch keeper Angela Martin late in Saturdays game. The save prevented Chaminade from tying the score. Web extrasIn addition to all of this prep sports coverage, youll find online at www.KeysInfoNet.com :The Marathon High School boys soccer team is getting ready for its district tournament.Coral Shores High and Island Christian School teams are winding down their regular seasons.A Miami man repeats as winner of the No Name 5K race.
St. Brendan drops ConchsWhen the St. Brendan High girls basketball team arrived at the Bobby Menendez Gym from Miami at 2 Saturday afternoon, it was locked and no one was in sight. Team officials called Key West High Athletic Director Neda Preston, who wasnt aware the game was on the schedule. She called coach Shonta McLeod who was also unaware and a flurry of text messages to players ensued. Eventually, the JV team and seven varsity players made it to the gym unprepared for games they had not anticipated. The varsity game got under way about 5:30 before a scant crowd composed mostly of St. Brendan parents, so there were few witnesses that watched the Conchs commit 29 turnovers and miss 23 free throws in the District 16-4A contest that the Sabres won, 57-37. The loss was the sixth in a row for the Conchs, who dropped to 4-11 overall and 3-8 in the district. Seventeen of the Conch turnovers came in the first half, after which the Sabres led, 27-18. Key West got to within 33-27 late in the third quarter after a 3-point shot and two free throws by Tanisha Multy. But St. Brendan, beating the Conchs down the court, went on an 8-0 run to end the period. Keep running, theyre getting tired, coach Mickey Falla told his players. More layups followed in the fourth as the Sabres breezed to a 25point lead. Multy led the Conchs with 15 points, Ryann Appleby had 10, Brooke Marsden had five, Nicole Konhaeuser Lopez scored four, Kaneya Mims scored two and Saria Smith one. Raquel Murillo and Megan Falla each had 14 points for the Sabres. The teams will play again at 5 p.m. Saturday in Miami.KEY WEST GIRLS HOOPS Wednesday, January 15, 2014 3B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com 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 EXHIBIT A TO MEMBERS OF FLORIDAKEYS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOC., INC.NOTICE OF ELECTION OF FOUR DIRECTORS The Board of Directors of Florida Keys Electric Cooperative Association, Inc. (FKEC) has set the following dates for the District Elections for four positions on the Board of Directors: District 1 Key Largo area northeast of the section line common to March 17, 2014 Sections 6 and 7, TWP-62S, R. 39E, southerly of Mandalay Subdivision Dade/Monroe County Line on U.S. 1 (including Ocean Reef) to Mile Marker 97.7. District 2 Tavernier area southeast of the section line as established March 20, 2014southerly of Mandalay Subdivision and northeast of Snake Creek.District 3 Islamorada area southwest of Snake Creek and northeast March 21, 2014 of the north end of the Long Key Bridge. District 4 Marathon area southwest of the north end of the March 24, 2014 Long Key Bridge. The incumbent directors of the four districts have decided to stand for re-election. In the event only one qualified member from a district for each position is so nominated, that member shall be declared elected. Elections will be held on the above dates between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in each district. Polling locations for the District 1 election are at the Key Largo Lions Club and, for the convenience of our members living in northernKey Largo, at the Ocean Reef Academy. The polling location for the District 2 election is at the FKEC Tavernier Headquarters. The polling location for the District 3 election is at the Islamorada Public Library, and the polling locations for the District 4 election are at the FKEC Marathon Office Building and at the Key Colony Beach City Hall. Directors elected at the district elections shall serve for a period of three years, and will take office at the first regular or special meeting after the Annual Membership Meeting to be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014. Members interested in becoming candidates and placing their names in nominationfor membership on the Board of Directors are hereby notified of the qualificationsand election procedures prescribed by the Bylaws of Florida Keys Electric Cooperative Association, Inc. A candidate for director must be a member of FKEC and bona fide resident of the district he/she represents and have 12 months residency in the area served by the Cooperative. The candidate must not be a minor. No candidate may in any way be employed by or have a substantial financial interest in a competing enterpriseor a business selling electric energy or supplies to FKEC; or be the incumbent for an elective public office in connection with which a salary or compensation is paid.Candidates must submit a nominating petition with fifteen (15) or more signaturesof members residing in the voting district no less than forty-five (45) days prior to the date of the district elections specified above. Nominating petitions for District 1 must be received by FKEC by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2014; petitions for District 2 must be received by FKEC by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 3, 2014, petitions for District 3 must be received by FKEC by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, and petitions for District 4 must be received by FKEC by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 7, 2014. (Please allow time for verification of signatures). Nomination petition forms may be obtained from the FKEC T avernier Headquarters. A copy of the FKEC bylaws may be obtained from FKEC offices.The election will be given widespread publicity prior to the election date.By Order of the Board of Directors Florida Keys Electric Cooperative Association, Inc. Published: 01/15/2014 & 01/22/2014 The Keynoter, Marathon, FL33050 The sides settled into a scoreless duel for most of the first half. Conch defender Gaby Pozzi helped turn away Coral Shores. Shortly before intermission, Cane forward Hallie Paterson took a cross from midfielder Audrey Butler to score. Hallie settled it down and calmly made the shot, said the coach. Senior striker Cailin Reckwerdt beat pressure on the field and eluded the Conch defense to score on a tap in the second half. Center midfielder Ellie Leopold played one of her best games of the season, Paterson said. Ellie headed every ball that came her way, the coach said. Weve been working on using her height and she really did it against Key West.The victory moved the Hurricane record to 9-4-1 heading into the District 162A Tournament being played this week on Coral Shores George M. Barley Jr. Stadium.Getting to play district tournament games on their home field for the first time should be an added motivation for the girls, Paterson said. But I dont think it gives us any other advantage.We have to go out and play hard every game, he said. This is the district, so we cant assume its going to be an easy game because beat a team in the regular season.Coral Shores, seeded third, was slated to open play Tuesday against No. 6 seed Florida Christian. Results were pending at press time. Winner of the Coral ShoresFlorida Christian game advances to a 7 p.m. semifinal game today, following a 5 p.m. semifinal. The District 16-2A championship game will be played at 7 p.m. Friday at Coral Shores. Gulliver Prep, Carrollton, Archbishop Carroll, St. Brendan and Westminster Christian round out the field.Honored at Fridays Senior Night were Amber Hansen, Cailin Reckwerdt, Claire Brutger, Danielle Ruiz, Ellie Leopold, Katharine Hamer and Kelly Cassidy.Championship game is FridayFrom Soccer, 1BConchs, Falcons tieThe Key West High boys soccer team gave up a late goal to Palmer Trinity and had to settle for a 2-2 tie Saturday afternoon at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. The tie spoiled a strong effort by the Conchs, who, in their last regular-season home game, were trying for a twovictory weekend after defeating Chaminade-Madonna, 51, on Friday night.After Palmer Trinity took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Alejandro Martinez-Oletta, the Conchs Gavin Mock, late in the half, blasted a 30yard shot into the upper left portion of the net for his first career goal. The senior approached the ball as if he were still in a football uniform and kicking a field goal. Finally, he said. I had three opportunities in the last three games. The game remained a tense, hard-hitting 1-1 battle well into the second half. Key West coach Marc Pierre, a solitary figure in red shorts and a gray T-shirt in the center of the sun-struck sideline, shouted instructions in English and Creole. With about 25 minutes left, the Conchs Donte Thompson sent a long looping cross toward the net from the right side. Teammate Adam Swiecicki jumped and headed the ball past keeper Daniel du Feu for the goahead goal.The Falcons got their first shot on goal of the half 10 minutes later, but keeper Christian Lee made a nice save. Soon afterward, though, Lee came out of the net and got nudged as Alex Salgado headed in the tying goal.That goal should not have counted, Pierre said. He got pushed, but not hard enough to call something, Mock said.The tie left the Conchs with a 9-5-4 record. We played hard, said Pierre, who received kind words from the Palmer Trinity coaches.One of them, Graeme Griffith, said of Key West, They have a great side lots of speed and discipline. They play hard but clean.Mock scores first career Key West goalBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BOYS SOCCERPhoto by BERT BUDDEKey Wests Gavin Mock dribbles upfield ahead of Palmer Trinitys Alejandro Martinez-Oletta during Saturdays game. Mock later scored his first career goal. Dolphins split two at homeThe Marathon High School boys basketball team split a pair of home games over the weekend, but it wasnt the win that had coach Kevin Freeman excited. The Dolphins defeated Palmer Trinity School, 4332, on Saturday afternoon, but lost a thrilling overtime game to talented District 163A No. 1 seed Westwood Christian School, 79-71. It was probably the best game weve had here in four or five years, Freeman said. The Dolphins lost to Westwoods Warriors by four points in Miami on Dec. 13, but Westwood didnt play its top four players that game. They brought the full squad on Friday, Freeman said, noting it features at least four players that are more than 6-foot-5. The game started out strangely, as Westwood felt the need to display its athleticism during pre-game warmups. The Warriors dunked several times not allowed by the Florida High School Athletic Association and were assessed three technical fouls before the opening tip. Damian Chavez made four of six free throws to give the Dolphins a 4-0 lead, but it didnt seem to matter much to the Warriors. They still led 26-11 after the first quarter, holding the Dolphins to just two made baskets. Ironically, Freeman said an alley-oop pass that extended the Westwood lead to open the second quarter ended up swinging momentum in the Dolphins favor. They were still up and celebrating and we took it personal, he said. The next break we had, our kids said, No more, and played the best second quarter Ive ever seen them play.Damian Chavez had nine of his team-high 20 points in the second quarter, while Nelson Rojas had eight. Marathon outscored Westwood 24-12 and trailed by just three, 38-35, at the break.The Dolphins trailed by just one point, 52-51, after three quarters as they continued to hang with the Warriors.Marathon had a chance to win the game when it set up a play with 11 seconds remaining and the scored tied 64-64. But the shot fell short and a putback attempt by Rojas was half a second too late.In the overtime, Westwood scored three quick baskets and took a lead from which the Dolphins couldnt recover.We made some shots but couldnt get back into it. I dont know if we were just happy to be in overtime with this team, but it didnt work out, Freeman said.Nelson had 17 points and five rebounds, while Cooper Chaplin added 17 points, eight rebounds and two steals. Saturday against Palmer, the Dolphins overcame what Freeman feared would be a slow start after Fridays game.I was a little worried about playing this game after Friday night because I didnt know if there was going to be a letdown, he said. The score was tied 10-10 after the first quarter and 1414 at the half. We want to run but they got back quickly on defense. They want to run and we got back, so it was who could make more shots in halfcourt offense, Freeman said.Marathon led 28-25 after three quarters and at one point trailed 32-31. But Chavez hit back-to-back three-pointers to put the Dolphins up five and held Palmer scoreless the rest of the way.Marathon (8-8) was scheduled to visit Greater Miami Academy on Tuesday.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BOYS HOOPS Photo courtesy KAREN McKEONMarathons Nelson Rojas attempts a shot over the outstretched arm of a Palmer Trinity School defender during Saturdays win over the Falcons. Rojas had 10 points in the win.Team scrambles to assemble hoops playersBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter Contributor
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday, January 15, 2014 NOTICEOFCITYOFLAYTON CODEBOARDHEARINGTheCityofLaytonCodeEnforcementBoardwill holdahearingattheCityofLaytonCityHall,68260Overseas Highway,MM681/2Layton,Florida33001onFriday,January31, 2014,at7:00p.m.TheagendaisavailableatCityHall.Thepublicis invitedandencouragedtoattend. Shouldapersondecidetoappealanydecisiontakenatthe meeting,heorshewillneedarecordoftheproceedings,andthat,for suchpurpose,heorshemayneedtoensurethataverbatimrecordof theproceedingsismade(Section283.0105F.S.1995) PursuanttotheAmericanswithDisabilitiesAct,should anyonerequirespecialseatingorotheraccommodations,pleasecall 305-664-4667priortothemeetingsothatarrangementsmaybemade.THECITYOFLAYTON MimiYoung,CityClerk PublishedKeynoter1/15/14 The purpose of the Regular Meeting is for the Board to take action on routine business matters for the FKAA(potable water and wastewater issues) and to receive reports on operational aspects of the organization. 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, FL33040, (305) 2952203, firstname.lastname@example.org. Published Keynoter 1/15/14 HAWKS CAY 61 HAWK'S CAYBOULEVARD DUCK KEY, FLORIDA33050 WEDNESDAY, JANUARY22, 2014 10:00 A.M. NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FLORIDA KEYS AQUEDUCT AUTHORITY LivingDispose of old medicine safelyThe Monroe County Sheriffs Office continues its drug disposal program at all Sheriffs Office substations in the Keys. Its been a success from last July 1 to Dec. 31, 185 pounds of various medications were dropped off, the agency says. Its open to everyone except commercial establishments. Proper disposal of prescription and over-thecounter medications that are no longer needed is important. Flushing them down a toilet or sink can introduce environmentally damaging substances into the water system. Just throwing them away in the trash can do the same, and you run the risk of them winding up in the wrong hands. The medications collected by the Sheriffs Office are destroyed by burning. You can drop them off, no questions asked, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Locations are the Plantation Key substation (for pickup, call 853-3211 during office hours), the Marathon substation (for pickup, call 289-2430 during office hours), the Cudjoe Key substation (call 745-3184 for pickup) and the agencys Stock Island headquarters on College Road (call 7453184 for pickup). When dropping prescriptions off, make sure theyre in the prescription bottle while transporting them in case you need to show proof the prescription is legitimately yours.Sheriffs Office accepting them at all stationsTO YOUR HEALTH Art Under Oaks enters 31st yearBrowsers, shoppers and collectors can stroll among abundant arts and crafts on display at the 31st annual outdoor Art Under the Oaks show, set for Saturday. Set against the shaded grounds of San Pedro Catholic Church, mile marker 89.5 bayside on Plantation Key, outdoor booths are to feature original watercolors, acrylics, oils, photography, sculpture, woodwork and other creations such as honey and natural food. Organizers attract dozens of unique exhibitors from the Keys and around the country. Exhibits are open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., complemented by live music and raffles. Kid-centric activities include arts and crafts booths, a puppet show and face painting, as well as self-guided nature walks and interactive exhibits. To satisfy shoppers munchies, specialty food and beverage booths are to provide refreshments and encourage easy picnicking. Admission to the annual art show is free. Parking is available at Coral Shores High School, mile marker 89.9 oceanside, and a bus provides free shuttle transport to the show. On-site festival parking is available for $5.Events name perfectly fits what to expectISLAMORADA Art Under the Oaks is just what its name says an art show under mighty trees on Plantation Key.Zacek to live on the FringeThe Fringe Theater of Key West has named Dennis Zacek its resident director, says Monnie King, the groups producing artistic director who said, Working with a director of Zaceks stature and experience is a coup for the Fringe. Zacek is artistic director emeritus at the Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago, and guided the theater to a regional Theater Tony award in 2001. He is also a professor emeritus at Loyola University. Last season, Zacek directed Fringe Theaters sold-out hit Semina by Theresa Rebeck. This season, he is directing A Delicate Balance, the Pulitzer-prize winning play by Edward Albee opening in February. He has directed more than 250 productions in his career. Zacek has been awarded the Actors Equity Associations Spirit Recognition Award, the 2005 Jeff Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chicago Equity Theatre, the 2004 Artistic Leadership Award from the League of Chicago Theatres, and the 1998 Sidney R. Yates Arts Advocacy Award from the Illinois Arts Alliance Foundation.For more information, go to www.keywestfringe.org.Acting troupe adds Chicago theater vetKEY WEST ZACEKLIVING BRIEFSKey Wests Beede is now Eagle ScoutJason Beede of Key West has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest award a Boy Scout can achieve, and will be recognized in a ceremony on Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea on Truman Avenue in Key West. Beede, 15, is a member of Boy Scout Troop 578 and a sophomore at Key West High School. To become an Eagle Scout only 4 percent of Scouts achieve that status Beede earned 24 merit badges and developed a history and walking tour app for the basilica as his community service project. Beede started as a Cub Scout in 2006 and has served in a number of leadership positions. He swims for the Key West School team and serves as sports editor for the Snapper, the school newspaper.Key West baseball coach is speakerThe 2014 Speakers Series of the Friends of the Marathon Library kicks off on Thursday at St. Columba Episcopal Church, 451 52nd St. in Marathon, with Key West High School baseball coach Ralph Henriquez. Henriquez, who led the baseball team to three state titles, was named in July to succeed Miguel Menendez, who stepped down after eight seasons and a 120-94 record. The 2013 Conchs started 11-3 but finished 12-12 and lost in the district semifinals. Henriquez returns as Conchs coach this year following a stint at Belen Jesuit Prep in Miami. He also has worked for the Atlanta Braves.Crane Point plans volunteer trainingThe Crane Point Museum and Nature Center at mile marker 50 in Marathon will host training for potential volunteers Thursday beginning at 4 p.m. Volunteer opportunities include miscellaneous tasks such as cleaning, working in the hammock, distributing flyers, driving the trolley for guided tours and giving museum tours. There are also opportunities to help with school field trips and special events. Hours are flexible. To find out more, call 7433900 or send an e-mail to Loretta@cranepoint.net.Expert discusses flowering treesRob Bobson, owner of Biospheric Engineering, a small nursery in Homestead, will speak about flowering trees when the Big Pine Botanical Society meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Lord of the Seas Lutheran Church, 1250 Key Deer Blvd., Big Pine Key. He is an arborist and past president, for 11 years, of the Miami-based Tropical Flowering Tree Society. The free talk includes refreshments and a plant raffle. For more information, call Deb Curlee at 849-2986.Orchids on tap for Friday talkThe Marathon Garden Club hears from Juanita Contreras, from Juanitas Orchids in Homestead, when it next meets at 1 p.m. Friday at the club, mile marker 50 bayside. Shell talk about orchid dividing and re-potting, as well as answer questions on general orchid care. There will also be an orchid sale and raffle. Guests are welcome. Call 743-4971 for more information.Nautical market is this weekendFans of the Keys diverse ocean environment can outfit themselves for water activities at the 10th annual Big Pine Nautical Flea Market, set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Divers, anglers, boaters and watersports enthusiasts can expect to find bargains on boats and motors, dive and snorkel items, fishing gear and nautical merchandise of virtually all sorts. Typically drawing nearly 200 vendors, the open-air marketplace is on the wooded grounds of the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce, mile marker 31 oceanside on Big Pine Key. As well as nautical offerings, plans call for live music throughout the weekend, with performances by local and regional musicians and bands. BEEDE
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 5B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com CAR SHOW SUNDAY The Florida Keys Southernmost Car Club holds its next monthly show Sunday at the Sugarloaf Lodge, mile marker 17 bayside. Running from noon to 4 p.m., the free show will include classic, custom and street-rod automobiles of all years and makes. Cold beverages are available at the tiki bar. The club always seeks new members. To find out more, call Dick Moody at 942-1758.BOAT SAFETY CHECKS U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 13-03 of Big Pine Key and Centennial Bank hosted the flotillas annual vessel exam day on Jan. 9 at the Venture Out Resort on Cudjoe Key. Auxiliary members spoke to park residents about safe boating while offering free boat safety exams. Here, examiner Bob McNamee oversees Ron Jelliff as he conducts a safety exam for Don Baker. UM health fairs returningDoctors and doctorsto-be tend to your health at three locations at the upcoming Florida Keys Health Fairs, a free service in its 43rd year. The University of Miami Miller School of Medicines Department of Community Service, a medical-student-run organization, puts on the fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 1 at Key West High School, 2100 Flagler Ave.; Fishermens Community Hospital at mile marker 48.5 oceanside in Marathon; and the Big Pine United Methodist Church and First Baptist Church at 280 Key Deer Blvd., Big Pine. At all locations, UM physicians and medical students will provide screenings for dental disease, vision, cholesterol, mental health, skin, prostate, cervical and breast cancer, HIV, blood pressure, bone density and glucose. Pediatric checkups, smoking cessation information, and hepatitis and flu vaccines will be available, as well. Do not eat or drink for eight hours before the fair if you are planning to be screened for glucose and/or cholesterol. All services are free except cholesterol blood tests, which cost $5. You do not need health insurance coverage to attend the health fairs, and UM doctors and students can refer every patient to affordable physicians and clinics in the area if so warranted.To preregister, go to www.umdocs.org or call (305) 243-4898. Anyone needing special assistance can make arrangements prior to the fairs by preregistering your needs at least a week beforehand by calling the above number.Most services at 3 locations have no costTO YOUR HEALTH Keynoter photo by LARRY KAHNParticipants at a previous University of Miami health fair at Fishermens Community Hospital in Marathon sign up to get screened for a variety of things.
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday, January 15, 2014 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# 847454 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-84-M Middle Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF PETER FRANCO, JR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of Peter Franco, Jr., deceased, whose date of death was October 23, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050. 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 January 8, 2014. Personal Representative: Brian P. Franco 16 Lamson Road Barrington, Rhode Island 02806 Attorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar Number: 283134 RICHARD E WARNER, P.A. P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: email@example.com Published January 8, 15, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 848650 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 44-2008-CA-002034A001-KW DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS AS TRUSTEE FOR RALI 2006QA6 Plaintiff, vs. NANCY CORBETT, et al Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, A SSIGNEES, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF THOMAS M. CORBETT, DECEASED RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 30363 FLAMINGO LANE, BIG PINE KEY, FL 33043-5117 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in MONROE Count y Florida: y LOT 10, BLOCK 5, TROPICAL BAY THIRD ADDITION, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 81 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy to your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan, PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before or immediately thereafter, February 7, 2014 otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in The Keynoter. DATED: A MY HEAVILIN, Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court By /s/ Shonta McLeod Deputy Clerk of the Court Copies furnished to: Phelan Hallinan, PLC 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 Movant counsel certifies that a bona fide effort to resolve this matter on the motion noticed has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not yet been made but will be made prior to the scheduled hearing. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, Florida, 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days: if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published January 8, 15, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 850762 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 442012CA000802A001PK JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION Plaintiff, vs. JOHN B. GLOVER, et al Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE RE-NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Granting Plaintiffs Motion to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale filed December 17, 2013 and entered in Case No. 442012CA000802A001PK of the Circuit Court of the SIXTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE COUNTY, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL A SSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, is Plaintiff, and JOHN B. GLOVER, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at the MONROE County Courthouse, 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 05 day of February, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Lis Pendens, to wit: Condominium Unit Y1-112, Y ACHTMANS INN CONDOMINIUM, together with an undivided interest in the common elements and the common surplus of such condominiums, according to the Declaration of Condominium, recorded in Official Records Book 887, Page 2275, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida. Parcel Identification Number: 00569481-001200Alt. 8653107 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Key West, MONROE COUNTY, Florida, this 18th day of December, 2013. A my Heavilin, CPA Clerk of said Circuit Court By: Gwen Douglass A s Deputy Clerk JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC A ttorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, Florida, 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days: if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published January 15, 22, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 851000 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk Ad-Interim Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, will, on the 13th day of February 2014, at 11 oclock a.m., at 500 Whitehead Street Monroe County, in the City of Key West, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH the Following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: ON THE ISLAND OF KEY WEST AND BEING A PART OF LOT SEVENTEEN (17), SQUARE TWO (2) OF TRACT TEN (10) AND BETTER DESCRIBED AS BEING AT THE CORNER OF AMELIA AND WHITEHEAD STREETS AND RUNNING SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG WHITEHEAD STREET TWENTY-SIX (26) FEET; THENCE AT RIGHT ANGLES IN A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION FIFTY (50) FEET, MORE OR LESS; THENCE AT RIGHT ANGLES IN A NORTHWESTERLY DIRECTION TWENTY-SIX (26) FEET, THENCE AT RIGHT ANGLES IN A NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION FIFTY (50) FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING AT THE CORNER OF AMELIA AND WHITEHEAD STREETS. AND ALSO A PARCEL OF LAND ON THE ISLAND OF KEY WEST AND BEING A PART OF LOT 17, SQUARE 2, TRACT 10, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 40 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA; SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SELY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF AMELIA STREET WITH THE SWLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF WHITEHEAD STREET AND RUN THENCE SELY ALONG THE SWLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID WHITEHEAD STREET FOR A DISTANCE OF 26.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SWLY AND AT RIGHT ANGLES FOR A DISTANCE OF 50.25 FEET; THENCE SELY AND AT RIGHT ANGLES FOR A DISTANCE OF 4.8 FEET TO AN EXISTING WOOD FENCE THENCE NELY AND ALONG SAID WOOD FENCE FOR A DISTANCE OF 50.25 FEET TO THE SWLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE SAID WHITEHEAD STREET, THENCE NWLY AND ALONG THE SWLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE SAID WHITEHEAD STREET FOR A DISTANCE OF 4.8 FEET BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. a/k/a 1114 WHITEHEAD STREET, KEY WEST, FLORIDA 33040 Pursuant to ORDER entered in a case pending in said Court, the Style of which is: U.S. BANK NATIONAL A SSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE LXS 2006-12N Plaintiff VS. DEBORAH MOORE; et al; Defendant A nd the Docket Number of which is Number 44-2010-CA-450-K WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 14th day of November, 2013 A my Heavilin, Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida By Shonta McLeod Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any person claiming as interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Published January 15, 22, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 852068 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 442012CA001158A001PK JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCATION Plaintiff, vs. REYNALDO DIAZ, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of foreclosure dated September 09, 2013, and entered in Case No. 442012CA001158A001PK of the Circuit Court of the SIXTEENTH Judicial Circuit in and for MONROE COUNTY, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL A SSOCATION, is Plaintiff, and REYNALDO DIAZ, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 A M at the MONROE County Courthouse, 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 04 day of February, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Unit 209, of KAWAMA TOWER, A CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 1277, at Page 2266, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, together with an undivided interest in the common elements appurtenant thereto as set forth in said Declaration. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Tavernier, MONROE COUNTY, Florida, this11th day of September, 2013. A my Heavilin, CPA Clerk of said Circuit Court By: Gwen Douglass A s Deputy Clerk JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC A ttorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 If y ou are a p erson with a yp disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, Florida, 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days: if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published January 15, 22, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 856295 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on February 13, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: ADA COMPLIANCE "SEGMENTS 1 AND 2 COMBINED" Repairs to 37 Monroe County Facilities From Key Largo to Key West 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 January 15, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 857565 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 13 CA 000847 P GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION SEA GULLS CONDOMINIUM A SSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation, Plaintiff, v. HEATHER M. SHAPIRO, ET A L., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF HEATHER M. SHAPIRO (ADDRESS IS UNKNOWN) and any unknown parties who are or may be interested in the subject matter of this action whose names and residences, after diligent search and inquiry, are unknown to Plaintiff and which said unknown parties may claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants claiming by, through, under or against the Said Defendant(s) either of them, who are not known to be dead or alive. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to enforce and foreclose a Claim of Lien for assessments and to foreclose any claims which are inferior to the right, title and interest of the Plaintiff herein in the following described property: Unit No. 404 of SEAGULLS CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, recorded in Official Records Book 753 at Page 1684: Amended by Declaration of Condominium filed in Official Records Book 764 page 874 of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida; together with the undivided interest in the common elements designated in Condominium Declaration appurtenant thereto. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a co py of y our written defenses, pyy if any, to it on: CANDACE C. SOLIS, ESQ. (AEV) Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is: BECKER & POLIAKOFF, P.A. Huntington Centre Corporate Park 2901 SW 149th Avenue, Suite 140 Miramar, Florida 33027 Primary: MIRServiceMail@bplegal.com on of before February 13, 2014, and to file the original of the defenses with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter. If a Defendant fails to do so, a default will be entered against that Defendant for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, January 8, 2014. A MY HEAVILIN, CPA as Clerk of said Court (Circuit Court Seal) By: Jennifer Setton Deputy Clerk Published January 15, 22, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 857653 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk Ad-Interim Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, will, on the 29th day of January 2014, at 11:00AM at 500 Whitehead Street in the City of Key West, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH the following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: UNIT 215 of the BEACHSIDE KEY WEST RESORT CONDOMINIUM (Condominium) together with all appurtenances thereto, according to the Declaration of Condominium of Beachside Key West Resort Condominium recorded in Official Records Book 2308, Page 146, Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, and all exhibits attached thereto, and any amendments thereof (collectively, the Declaration), together with parking space number 215, as depicted on Exhibit A to the Declaration, as a Limited Common Element of such Unit, according to the Declaration. Pursuant to the FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: GOSHEN MORTGAGE, LLC Plaintiff VS. DONNA J. MOODY, et. al Defendant And the Docket Number of which is Number 44-2009-CA-793-K WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 17th day of December, 2013. AMY HEAVILIN, CPA Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida (Circuit Court Seal) By: Shonta McLeod Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any person claiming as Interest In the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Published January 15, 22, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 7B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad # 858094 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 3rd DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2014 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: LOT 6, STILLWRIGHT POINT, PLAT NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 117, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Pursuant to the FINAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: E*TRADE BANK Plaintiff VS. NATHALIAN J. MALO; NATHALIAN UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MALO; FARGO WELLS; MAKINTA INC; 2 TENANT; 1 TENANT Defendant. And the Docket Number of which is Number 08-CA-729-P. WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 25th day of NOVEMBER, 2013. AMY HEAVILIN, CPA Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida By: Gwen Douglass 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 January 15, 22, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 859628 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-000253 Division K IN RE: ESTATE OF BENJAMIN GILDAY SAUNDERS, JR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BENJAMIN GILDAY SAUNDERS, JR., deceased, whose date of death was December 16, 2012; File Number 13-CP-000253, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL33040. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS A FTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH A BOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: January 15, 2014. JEANNETTE MAE SAUNDERS Personal Representative 1213 14th Street, #39 Key West, FL 33040 Derek B. Alvarez, Esquire FBN: 114278 firstname.lastname@example.org A nthony F. Diecidue, Esquire FBN: 146528 email@example.com GENDERS ALVAREZ DIECIDUE, P.A. 2307 West Cleveland Street Tampa, Florida 33609 Phone: (813) 254-4744 Fax: (813) 254-5222 Published January 15, 22, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 859830 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The vehicle(s) listed below will be sold at public auction for cash at Florida Keys Towing Inc., 1620 Overseas Hwy, Marathon FL 33050 at 8:00 AM on FEBRUARY 12, 2014 in accordance to Florida Statute Section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. Florida Keys Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles/ vessels are sold as is. 1. FORD VIN: 55070372163 Published January 15, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 860093 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Marathon Acupuncture located at 12701 Overseas Hwy, in the County of Monroe in the city of Marathon, Florida 33050 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Island Wellness LLC Published January 15, 2014 Florida Keys KeynoterLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? CALL US TO PLACE A FREE AD THE KEYNOTER 743-5551HUGEYARDSALE 167GulfviewDr Saturday8a.m.-12p.m. MM74.5PortAntigua NoEarlybirdspleaseCOOK TOP STOVE, GE Self cleaning, almost new. Stainless. $350. 2525 Overseas Hwy, Marathon PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. Sat. & Sun. 1/18 & 1/19, 11 4 Marathon Coco Plum Beach. 2/2 Pool, dock, ramp, tennis, covered parking. 105 Ave. D, Unit 108 (772) 359-2439 Realtors welcome! MARATHON 1100 sf. 2 BR, 2 BA, new kitchen & bath. All tiled. Dock, 60 free flowing canal w/HD davits. $265,000. 305-849-0507KEYLARGO2BR/2BAup+ KEYLARGO2BR/2BA+1/1& 2CarGarage;FencedYard; NoSmoking;PetsOKw/Dep; $1500/mo;MM102b/s;F/L/S &References;Call(305)8520401KEYLARGOMM96 HOME FORRENT.Upstairs 1Br/1BaPorch,Unfurnished NoPetsF/L/S900month+Util 3056190305KEY LARGO MM96. 3/2 home, Oceanside. Direct ocean access w/ocean views! Furn/unfurn. Yearly lease. $2350/mo. 786-258-3127 MARATHON Cute, totally renovated 1BR, 1BA detached cottage 100x40 lot. Tile thruout,new appls. $1095mo. Avail now. F/L/S. 305-619-2222 CANAL FRONT! 2 BR / 2 BA MM 99 O/S duplex, dockage available. Water, electric & cable included. $1600 / mo. F/L/S Call (305) 942-3495 Sombrero Beach 2 bed, 1 ba across from high school. Tiled, with screen room, Tiki hut and large dock with lift. 1 yr lease $1900/ month. 310-428-5538 2 BR / 1.5 BA MM 88 Premium, newly renovated condo. Unfurn. $1400 / mo. F/L/S. Avail. Feb. 1st. Long term, no pets, no smoking. Condo Approval Pending. Mature residents preferred. Call (305) 852-8477 MARATHON 1BR, 1BA mobile home. On the water! $900/mo., F/L/S. (305) 743-5623Oceanside KEYLARGO MM96.Directoceanaccess. Partlyfurnished.2BR,2BA. 10Kboatlift.Updated.Petsok. only$1,850561-236-9317KEY LARGO MM96. 3/2 home, Oceanside. Direct ocean access w/ocean views! Furn/unfurn. Everything included! 786-258-3127 Marathon Luxury 1br, 1.5ba 12th floor, furnished unit in Bonefish Towers. Avail March 1, 2014 Feb 2015 monthly only. $2200/mo. 732-233-5320 RV LOTS FOR RENT in MARATHON Adult Park. Please call 305-743-6519 MARATHON Unfurn effcy apt. A/C. No smoking, no dogs. Share W/D. $700 + electric, cable. $500 deposit. 305-900-0113 MM 101.7 OCEANSIDE Effcy apartment for single occupant. All utils included. $700/mo. First & Last. 451-4122MM 96.3 O/S STUDIO for sgl. occupant. 22 long scrn. porch W/D, fully furn incl hi def. TV & WiFi. $1050 / mo. incl. util. No pets / no smoking F/L/S. (305) 853-3779COMMERICALFISHING PROPERTY Commercial fishingpropertyLittleTorch/ Pinechannel350x50mobile home,shop,dock,workarea& trapstorageROGOexempt. 305/395-1044305-395-1044 firstname.lastname@example.orgCLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE, MARATHON Call Freds Beds, 305-743-7277 HEART OF MARATHON Retail or Office.1000 sq ft. Next to Publix, the new Walgreens and marina. 561-743-3745 MARATHON 912 sq ft commercial building/retail storefront. Excellent visibility & frontage on hwy. $1475/mnth + tax. (305) 900-0113. RetailorOfficespaceonBig PineKey Locationwith highwayexposureatMM31 ContactMartyemail@example.comWant To Be Your Own Boss? Make your own hours & prices. Come join our friendly staff at Keys Hairmasters, 5701 Overseas Hwy, Suite 2, Marathon. We have 2 hair stations and 1 room for rent. Call 393-1838 Bookkeeper/Office Assistant for Dynasty Marine Assoc. in Marathon QuickBooks & Microsoft Office experience required. Must be reliable, detail oriented, with good organizational skills. Pay commensurate with experience. Full Benefits package. Email resume & cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org Experienced Bookkeeper Immediate F/T position in Big Pine (Tues-Sat). Must be proficient in MS Excel & Access with strong attention to detail. Background check required. Send resume to email@example.com. Attn: Bus Mgr or fax 305-872-2555 FINANCE ASSISTANT ACCOUNTS PAYABLE High school diploma required with a minimum of two years of experience in processing accounts payable. The salary is $ 32,313.00. Must be detail oriented and exhibit a high degree of accuracy. Work includes coding of invoices, obtain required approvals, match invoices with POs and other required documentation, verifies supporting details for each transaction appropriate for audit trail, data entry, processing checkruns, contact vendors, and other duties. Ability to use microcomputer applications to complete the functions. Applicants must fill out the online pre-application at: www.keysso.net and Submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (305) 292-7159. harles Slebodnick at the Monroe County Sheriffs office at (305) 292-7044. EEO/AAP MARATHON OFFICE ASSISTANT Advanced computer skills required. Availalbe now! Call 305-481-4301 MORTGAGE LOAN OFFICER Keys Federal Credit Union Seeking an experienced and motivated mortgage loan originator in the Middle and Upper Keys. Must have up-to-date knowledge of conventional loan requirements and regulatory compliance, with a proven track record of successful sales. Salary with volume based commission. Excellent benefits package. High school diploma or equiv. req.; college degree preferred. Visit keysfcu.org/keys_career.php to obtain an application. Send application/resume to email@example.com or fax to 293-6056. E.O.E.CUSTOMER SERVICE position open at Marina Tackle Shop Office. Friendly attitude & attention to detail a must. Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.orgWANTED FULL TIME FIRE Extinguisher & System Tech. No exp. req., on the job training. Safe driver, Class E. Self motivated, able to work alone, mechanical skills a plus. Email resume to: monroecountyfireequipment@ gmail.com BOAT YARD: General & mechanical maintenance, fiberglass & gel coat repairs. Must have drivers license. Marathon area. 305-434-5473 HOUSEKEEPERS Marathon. Saturdays. Seasonal welcome Call 305-743-8446 NEED RELIABLE appliance delivery & installation / service tech. trainee. Clean driving record a must! Call (305) 664-3662.POOL TECHNICIANneeded. Clean driving record. Must be available Saturdays. Middle Keys. Call 849-5934Temporary PT or FT General Laborer for new business venture in Marathon. Includes light construction and landscaping. Long-term employment possible. $10-$12 per hour. No Drugs/Alcohol. Please call 305-743-2247 x3 for more information. CERTIFIED HHA Fri., Sat, & Sun. Flexible hours. $17/hr. Call 631-831-0879 Home Health Care Company is currently hiring part time RN, LPN, OT, OTA, PT, PTA. Serving the area of Marathon. Call 305-942-4281 or please fax resume to 305-225-3940 or email: email@example.com P/T/ MEDICAL ASST. needed in busy Tavernier office. For more information please call (305) 853-5151. HOUSEKEEPER for small resort in Long Key. Dependable and able to work weekends. Must be able to speak & understand English. 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BehavioralHealthTherapist#187Providingindividualandgroupcounselingformentalhealth andsubstanceabuseclientsintheMarathonoffice.Florida LicenseRequired:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred. Fulltime.PerDiemRN-Marathon#253 FloridalicensedRNtoprovideServicesonCrisisStabilization/ Detoxunits. ClientAdvocateAssistsindividualwithmentalillnessinaccessing communityservices.MarathonJob#257.BehavioralHealthTechnician-Marathon CrisisStabilizationUnit. PartTime#252 Fulltime#323 DriverMarathon#400 Maintainsanddrivesvanstotransportclients. CDLw/passengerendorsementrequired.Allapplicantsmustsubmit:1)resume;2)threereferences; 3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreening priortoanyofferofemployment.Applyonline@http://careers.westcare.com hr -firstname.lastname@example.org EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotreapply Keys InfoNet.com Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in the classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or email@example.com YOU HAVE IT.
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 8B Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551Bluegreen The Hammocks At Marathon has the following positions available: Maintenance Technician Full Time Experienced Line Cook Front Desk Clerk Part Time Bartender Apply in person: 1688 O/S Hwy, Marathon. MM48.5 EOE/Drug Free Workplace Bookkeeper / Front Desk Asst. Manager combo position, Quick books, conscientious detail oriented non-smoker for Key Largo Dive Resort MM 104, email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.orgRESORT HELP Immediate opening! Front Desk Reservations Dock Hand/General Maintenance Marathon, 305-797-1707 KEY LARGO RESORT HIRING DOCKMASTER F/T managerial position. Email resume to Stephanie email@example.comDishwasher, Full Time. Also Prep Cook. Great Pay! Apply in person Leigh Anns Coffee House, 301 Sadowski Causeway, KCB. 743-2001 EXPERIENCED HELP ONLY Breakfast Cook Prep Cook, Line Cook Host/Hostess Waitstaff Bartender Bus Person Front of House Managers Apply in person: Sunset Grille & Raw Bar, 7 Knights Key Blvd, Marathon.Experienced wait staff and line cook needed for breakfast & lunch. Must know grill, min 5 yrs exp. Apply in person 1240 O/S Highway, Marathon, FL. Ask for Angelo.IMMEDIATE HIRING Dining Room Bus Person/ Food Runner at Hideaway Cafe. Call Robert 289-1554, 10am-12pm. Now Hiring, Part & Full Time: Servers with experience, Bussers, and Dishwashers. Apply in person to Key Colony Inn, 700 W. Ocean Drive, KCB. NOW HIRING: SERVERS, LINE COOK & SERVER Apply in person BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, Marathon SERVERS F/T or P/T Private Yacht Club in Marathon seeking professional well groomed servers. Must have at least 3 yrs. exp in food industry ref. reqd. Good salary/benefits Fax resume 305-289-2076 YACHT & BOAT SALES. F/T & P/T. Top commissions. Sales exp required. Retirees welcome. (305) 872-3123, firstname.lastname@example.org AreaSalesManager PerformanceFoodservice Miamihasanopportunityfor AreaSalesManagersinthe UpperKeysandKeyWest areas.Musthave1to3years foodservicedistributionexp.If interested,pleaseapplyonline towww.pfgc.com.EOE305953-4900ELECTRICAL GAS & MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN for restaurant & commercial laundry equip. repair, Marathon. Expd preferred but will train right person. Must have valid D.L. & tools. 743-0086 EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair tech. Must have valid drivers license & tools! Call (305) 664-3662. Part Time Security Guard needed in Marathon. Valid drivers license needed. GREAT PAY! Call 305-684-0033captainworkwanted owner operatorof65ftcommercial fishboatinnewengland, seeksworksaroundthe marathonareaforwinter months,100tonunlimited radarendorsedtowingcoast guardlicensemerchant marinerssctwcertifiedclean sober20+ email@example.com 516-459-9603 firstname.lastname@example.orgWANTED: History (American or World) professor/teacher to prep advanced 8th grader who wishes to attend Oxford for history section of SAT 2 with in depth comparative analysis and rhetorical discussions. Late afternoons or early evenings. Call Tim, 305-619-7756 1998 PURSUIT 247 CC T-150 Yamahas. Trailer. Loaded. Low $20s OBO. 419-356-3901 19 Wellcraft Fishermen console, 85 HP Suzuki. with trailer, $4950, also 22 Aquasport, 115 Yamaha, trailer, $5450. 309-678-7744, 23 FORMULA "B" BRACKET 200 HP YAMAHA $6800. (305) 852-1770 43Fish/DiveBoat 200343 Fish/Diveboat,with485hp CummingsQSM-11,Seriously forsale,ownerhasnewboat. 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