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Local and state fire officials arent prepared to reveal the cause of an early Saturday fire that destroyed Saltys Waterfront Grill and damaged the adjacent 7 Mile Marina.Detectives from the State Fire Marshals Office said only that it does not appear to be arson and that the fire likely did not start in the restaurants second-story kitchen.Marathon Fire Rescue Chief John Johnson said damage to the bayside eatery is preliminarily estimated at $1 million. He said that figure would be modified once insurance investigators provide more information. It was a total loss. That was just our rough estimate, Johnson said. I dont know market value. According to a call history provided by the Monroe County Sheriffs Office, the fire was reported at 2:59 a.m. Johnson said the first units were on the scene within four minutes and able to get water on the fire from a nearby hydrant. Saltys did not have sprinkler or alarm systems, which Johnson said could possibly have helped contain the fire and save the structure. Neither were requirements when Saltys was built, the chief said. If they rebuilt, dependClassifieds . . . . .6B Living . . . . . . .3B Business . . . . . .5A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .4BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2014 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014 VOLUME 61, NO. 7 25 CENTS Hurricanes move onThe Coral Shores High girls soccer team falls to Gulliver 2-0 but still advances in the state playoffs. Story, 1B Animal crueltyThe Lower Keys pelican slashings have come to a halt, but authorities are still looking for the perpetrator. Story, 2A KEY WESTKeynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYShahdaroba Rodd is among Key Westers who call their vans home. Rodd was cited in March 2012 for violating the citys no lodging in vehicles ordinance and adjudicated guilty this month and issued a $518 fine.Interim manager decision tonightThe Marathon City Council decided on Friday to wait until the citys top job is open before looking to fill it on a temporary basis. Thats expected to come today with City Manager Roger Hernstadts official resignation. The council meets to choose an interim manager at 6 tonight at the Florida Keys Marathon Airport firehouse. The meeting will be streamed on the citys website. Hernstadt accepted the city-manager job with Marco Island on Jan. 13 and worked out most of the details of a contract that day. But it wasnt scheduled to be approved by the Marco City Council until its meeting Tuesday. Hernstadts last day in Marathon is slated to be Jan. 31. He was hired in January 2010. The City Council next meets on Jan. 28. At that time, we could [officially hire] whoever the interim manager would be, Councilman Chris Bull said. That person would have just three days to spend with Hernstadt as a transition. Hernstadt has declined to publicly discuss his job status even at a City Council meeting after he accepted the Marco Island job. But its widely believed he resigned because he wanted an extension to his contract, which would expire in June 2015. Many believe he was using his recruitment for the Marco job as leverage against Marathon. That didnt work, as Hernstadt noted when questioned on that topic by the Marco Island council on Jan. 13. He pointed out that a majority of the Marathon council was unwilling to discuss an extension. Clearly, if I was trying to leverage, which I am not, its not having an effect, anyway, he said. Friday, the Marathon council appeared to settle on allowing a headhunting firm to conduct the search for a new manager. The 2010 search was handled by TaraResignation of Hernstadt expected todayBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONFor van dwellers, tough choicesParadise doesnt come cheap, as evidenced by the subculture of Key Westers who live in their vehicles in public places and have to strike a nightly balance between getting sleep and avoiding arrest.Its an arrangement city officials, including the police, dont like, in part because of the impression those residents leave on tourists.On a typical January morning, a trip down to the Atlantic side of Higgs Beach park will see anywhere from a handful to more than 20 parked vans, their owners brewing coffee on camp stoves, reading the papers and trading gossip.Among them is 67-yearold Shahdaroba Rodd, who has called his 1999 Dodge van home for about five years.On March 9, city police issued Rodd a citation for lodging in a vehicle in violation of local law. On Jan. 2, Monroe County Judge Wayne Miller found him guilty and fined Rodd $518.Asked if he considers himself to be homeless, Rodd said, I do have some place I can lay my head down safely and my things are locked up. If Im homeless, its the Cadillac of homeless.He said contesting the fine is out of my economic realm of reality. Rodd supplied tax documents indicating an annual income from Social Security benefits of $8,892 per year. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services pegs the poverty line for a single person at $11,490 in annual income. Im not even close to poverty, Rodd said, adding that even if he could find a place in Key West he can afford on about $600 monthly income, Then I wouldnt have the money to eat or anything else. He and others use public beach showers and bathrooms at businesses, among other places. In 2012, the Key West City Commission passed a law outlawing lodging in vehicles on public streets and property. The rationale is two-fold: Lodging or camping in vehicles constitutes a hazard to the health and safety of the residents [and] visitors and the act of unlawful lodging or camping in vehicles [has] a significant negative impact that creates an adverse effect on tourism. I would like for the police to prove to me how I have created a significant negative impact on tourism, Rodd said. The law is based on a false premise.Cops enforce law banning living in autosBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comStill no cause found for Saltys blazeRestaurant wasnt equipped with sprinklersBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Photo courtesy of SHERIFFS OFFICESaltys Waterfront Grill and adjacent 7 Mile Marina burns early Saturday morning around 3 a.m. Marathon Fire Rescue Chief John Johnson said the bar and restaurant at mile marker 47 bayside is a total loss with damage preliminarily estimated at $1 million.See Fire, 2AFeds to designate critical habitatTo protect the Cape Sable thoroughwart, an endangered plant described by supporters as a showy but dainty little herb, the federal government will protect 4,802 acres of land in the Florida Keys as critical habitat for the species.The vast majority of the undeveloped habitat, more than 85 percent, is owned by the state or federal governments as park or conservation land.Rules intended to safeguard the habitat of the Cape Sable thoroughwart (Chromolaena frustrata) also apply to about 703 acres in private ownership on six Keys islands.The quality and quantity of the habitat will buy the plant time as the surrounding landscape changes or is lost to the sea, said Jaclyn Lopez, a Florida attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental group.The designation written by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to settle a lawsuit filed by the Center for Biological Diversity becomes effective Feb. 7.For private landowners, it should have little effect, Fish and Wildlife spokesman Ken Warren said Tuesday.If you undertake a project that involves federal funding or a federal study, it possibly could affect you, Warren said. Otherwise, it wont.Previous critical-habitat designations in the Keys have limited flood-insurance provided through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but those were mostly lifted by a revised 2010 ruling.Whether the new designation for the thoroughwart might extend to flood-insur-Endangered plant gets protection in Keys, GladesOUR ENVIRONMENT See Plant, 2ASee Manager, 3ASee Camping, 2ABy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com


KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday, January 22, 2014 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW WED.6555 THURS.6859 FRI.6860 SAT.6960 Forecast: Expect sunny skies with breezy conditions.For the extended forecast visitKeysInfoNet.com/weather.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria. The following beaches have health advisories against swimming:South Beach, Key West.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys. Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state. Please call for all other rates, including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon, Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158, MARATHON, FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier, FL 33070 Newsroom . .(305) 852-3216 Advertising . .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . . . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . . . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O. Box 500158) Marathon, FL 33050-0158 Newsroom(305) 743-5551 Advertising . .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-9586 E-mail keynoter@keynoter.com Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers. Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551. After hours, call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIESA photo teasing to a story about a Big Pine Key gun range in Saturdays edition was misleading. The range is for handguns only, not rifles.CLARIFICATION CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSHarley rider hurt in crashA Miami man was severely injured Sunday afternoon when he crashed his Harley-Davidson in the Upper Keys, cracking his head on the road. The Florida Highway Patrol says Mauricio Guerra, 41, was on his motorcycle leaving the Chevron station at mile marker 92 around 3:30 p.m. He lost control and was ejected onto the roadway in the left turn lane, and struck his head when the bike overturned. Tavernier Fire Rescue responded and Guerra was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, where he was listed in critical condition. Tuesday, the Highway Patrol said Guerras condition is improving. Its not clear whether he was wearing a helmet. Annual homeless count approachesOrganizers of the annual so-called point-in-time count of homeless people throughout Monroe County this week are finalizing arrangements with volunteers ahead of the planned Jan. 28 physical count.The lead agency is the Monroe County Homeless Continuum of Care. Board member Stephanie Kaple, supportive services director for the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition, hopes for a strong volunteer turnout.Tuesday, she was headed from Key West to run training sessions in Tavernier then Marathon. Today at 10 a.m., anyone interested in pitching in can attend the final volunteer workshop beginning at 10 a.m. at 2221 Patterson Ave. in Key West.This is a survey that is done on a national level across the country in different communities in the last week of January, Kaple said. The goal of the survey is to, one, tell us how many homeless people are out in these communities and, two, what kind of services do they need.The figures are used to help us access funding resources. These are the numbers the U.S. Depart ment of Housing and Urban Develop ment will be looking at. These are the numbers we work with, she said. Its critical.On the 28th, volunteers throughout the county will go to areas known to be frequented by the homeless libraries, soup kitchens, churches and the like and ask questions to determine who are these people? Kaple said.She listed several target spots, including the Keys Overnight Temporary Shelter on Stock Island, beneath the Cow Key Channel Bridge, the Key Haven boat ramp, Enchanted Isle, the Vaca Cut Bridge and the Keys Area Inter denominational Resources office on U.S. 1 in Marathon, and parks and shopping centers. Mangrove areas are also checked.I try to make it less of a survey and more of a conversation, Kaple said. We know its not easy talking about shelter or lack thereof if youre someone who is struggling with that. We try to be very respectful. Based on historical pointin-time data, the population of the Keys homeless hit a high in 2002 of 2,151 people countywide. By 2007, the number was down to 1,122. In 2010, the figure was 1,040 and by 2013, down to 658 countywide.Before the Continuum of Care took over the count last year, the Southernmost Homeless Assistance League ran the survey.In her call for volunteers, Kaple cited the point-in-time national motto: Everyone counts, and that kind of goes two ways. We want everyones voice to be heard but we also want everyone to count.Other organizations involved include Monroe County Social Services, the Monroe County Association for ReMARCable Citizens, Keys Area Interdenomina tional Resources and the Salvation Army.Volunteers go in mangroves, other locationsBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comSOCIAL SERVICESWhen the law was passed, the city was cracking down on homelessness, similarly codifying more stringent laws regulating drinking in public and panhandling.That debate continues today with a focus on relocating the Keys Overnight Temporary Shelter on Stock Island from property owned by the Monroe County Sheriffs Office to a new location. KOTS provides nightly shelter for about 140 men and women, plus showers. Rodd suggested a parking lot thats a KOTS-type facility. Until then, he said he fully expects to have regular encounters with police.Some van dwellers werent comfortable discussing their living situations on the record. One is a man who has been living in Key West for more than two decades, first on his boat and the past two years primarily in a Volkswagen van. Loads of people down here sleep in their vehicles, he said, describing just one encounter with local police in about two years.He said affording a fine similar to that levied against Rodd would be manageable but I wouldnt pay it. They can put me in the jail and feed me for 30 days or however long. I think its unconstitutional, he added. A man has to live somewhere. If he doesnt have a house, what can he do?Police spokeswoman Alyson Crean said enforcement is across the board. Its complaint-driven but the officers also look for it when theyre out on rounds.One man would accept jail timeFrom Camping, 1A ing on the size, todays code would apply, he said, noting tiki huts at Marathon eateries Tarpon Creek, LuLus Garden Grille and the Sunset Grille and Raw Bar all have sprinklers.I believe the alarm and sprinkler would have provided us with early detection. By the time we got the call, the whole place was fully involved. The sprinkler hopefully would have kept the fire in check before it got real large, Johnson said.He said the departments primary concern during the fire was protecting exposures from 3to 4-inchwide burning embers across U.S. 1 near 11th Street.Johnson said the embers caused spot fires on the other side of the highway, as palm trees and bushes caught fire. Large embers also landed on a boat across the street, though it did not burn.Marathon Fire Rescue was joined at the blaze by Monroe County Fire Rescue units from Big Pine Key, Conch Key and Layton. Islamorada units covered Conch Key and Layton while they helped Marathon.Johnson said it took about half an hour to get the fire completely under control; he said his crew fought a defensive attack.Dan Rudacille, who runs Saltys with his wife Katie for property owners Paul and Peggy Bielik, said it was a normal Friday night when he left around 12:45 a.m. He said he got a phone call around 3 a.m. and didnt answer, but then did answer a text that followed shortly.What a shame, he said. Chief: Sprinklers would have helpedFrom Fire, 1A ance coverage could not be determined by FWS at press time. Overall, the designation covers 10,968 acres in South Florida, of which 6,116 are part of Everglades National Park. The plant once occurred in Monroe County and along Florida Bay in Everglades National Park, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. Now no more than a few thousand plants survive on the parks southern tip and on a handful of Keys. The states Division of Plant Industry, part of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, endorsed the critical-habitat designation. A 2010 survey found the Cape Sable thoroughwart found nowhere in the United States outside of Monroe and Miami-Dade counties had a total number of individuals less than 1,000, wrote division Director Richard Gaskalla. The thoroughwart has lance-shaped, aromatic leaves, and beautiful little lavender-to-blue flowers that attract bees, butterflies and birds, says the Center for Biological Diversity. The Cape Sable thoroughwort is a flowering perennial herb found in rockland hammocks, coastal hardwood hammocks, buttonwood forests, coastal rock barrens, and coastal berms, according to FWS. The decline of the Cape Sable thoroughwort is primarily the result of habitat loss from commercial and residential development, sea level rise, storms, competition from nonnative plants, predation by nonnative herbivores, and wildfires. Key Largo accounts for 3,431 of the local acres under critical-habitat protection, mostly in state parks and federal wildlife refuges. Private owners hold 457 acres of the critical habitat on Key Largo.For more on this story, go to www.KeysInfoNet.com.Sable found only in Keys, Miami-DadeFrom Plant, 1AVoters sign on for amendmentMore than 1,500 Florida Keys voters signed to help put a conservation-land referendum on the statewide November election ballot. An effort led by Floridas Water and Land Legacy Campaign collected enough verified signatures from state voters 690,802 as of Tuesday to add the vote on an amendment to the Florida Constitution this fall.Those are just the ones validated so far by local elections supervisors, campaign manager Will Abberger said. Were received more than 1 million.A count showed 1,510 voters in Monroe County signed the amendment petition.Floridians care deeply about our natural resources and understand the importance of our environment and clean water to the economy, Abberger said. Thats especially true in the Florida Keys. The Florida Supreme Court has approved the proposed amendments language so it appears almost certain that the referendum will be on the ballot. If approved by at least 60 percent of the November voters, the amendment would require that a third of taxes collected by the state from documentary stamps paid when real estate is sold be dedicated to buying land for conservation and recreation. That could total $10 billion over the next 20 years, according to the campaign. If approved, it would take effect in July 2015. The Florida Forever program, largely responsible for acquiring hardwood hammocks on North Key Largo and the Custom House in Key West, among other Keys projects, was virtually halted by state lawmakers five years ago because of economic slowdown. We started working on the amendment in 2009, Abberger said. In some years, the state spent $300 million to buy sensitive lands threatened by development. Three Florida Keys acquisition programs were funded by the Florida Forever program: The Florida Keys Ecosystem project, the Coupon Bight/Key Deer project and the North Key Largo Hammocks project. All three encompass a total of 19,961 acres, of which 10,075 now are in state ownership.Finishing the three Keys projects listed as Florida Forever priorities would cost an estimated $57.2 million, according to a Florida Department of Environmental Protection report. Groups supporting the amendment campaign include the Trust for Public Lands, Audubon Florida, the Florida Wildlife Federation and the Everglades Foundation.Land purchases would have a dedicated sourceLAND CONSERVATION FWS photo by KEITH BRADLEYThousands of Florida Keys acres have been designated as critical habitat for the Cape Sable thoroughwart, an endangered species.Pelican slashings apparently stopMaya Totman, director of the Florida Keys Wildlife Rescue on Big Pine Key, is overseeing the long-term rehabilitation of six protected brown pelicans found in the Lower Keys with their throats slashed last month.Totman and volunteers spotted a dozen similarly wounded birds in Lower Keys waters but were able to capture just half of them. A few have since been released.Miami-based veterinarian Don Harris, director of the Avian and Exotic Animal Medical Center, sutured the cuts, allowing the birds to eat again, Totman said. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Officer Bobby Dube said his agency is investigating but we dont have any leads about who the slasher is. He said the attacks appear to have stopped. Anyone with information about who might have injured the birds should call the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions wildlife hotline at (888) 404-3922.In 1970, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the brown pelican as endangered after pesticide contamination almost wiped them out. In 1985, the population in Florida had rebounded to 60,000 and it was taken off the Endangered Species List in that part of its range.However, the brown pelican still is federally protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918. Conviction for harming the birds under that law is a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail and/or a $15,000 fine; penalties for multiple violations can be stacked.Some injured birds still on the mendBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comLOWER KEYSPhoto courtesy MAYA TOTMANThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating a dozen instances of brown pelicans being found in the Lower Keys with their throats slashed. Maya Totman of Florida Keys Wildlife Rescue on Big Pine Key captured six of the birds, which had surgery to repair the cuts in Miami. By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551


Morris, human resources director for city Finance Director Peter Rosascos accounting firm.Rosasco served as interim manager from October 2009 until January 2010 before Hernstadt was hired. He wont serve this time because his redevelopment plans at Florida Keys Country Club present a potential conflict of interest.Councilwoman Ginger Snead, one of Hernstadts staunchest supporters, said hiring a headhunter to replace him would deflect any notion that the search is a facade of a hunt. Bull said headhunters are expensive but added its a heated political time in the city. I think [Morris] would do a fantastic job, but if we can get a headhunter to do it for a reasonable cost I wouldnt be opposed, he said. The council directed City Attorney John Herin to work with city staff to find a firm to conduct the search.What is known about the person who serves on an interim basis is that he or she wont be eligible for the full-time position. Bull said that would prevent applicants for the permanent job from thinking the interim manager has an inside track on the job.Whoever we get in there, they have to state that theyre not going to put their name in the candidate pool for the full-time job, he said.In addition, the council decided against advertising the position in local media outlets. Ramsay, Bull and Councilman Mark Senmartin said they feel word of mouth is more than enough to gather a list of qualified Keys residents interested in the job. Bull said anyone not already familiar with the opening doesnt have their finger on the pulse of Marathon. Whoevers chosen to follow the interim manager should be a Florida Keys resident, Marathon resident Josh Mothner told the council Friday. The temporary job is being advertised on the city website. Go to http://www.ci.marathon.fl.us/actingcitymanager/. The salary would be $10,000 monthly.Bill aims for LGBT protectionA Florida House bill aimed at protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents under an alreadyexisting state prohibited discrimination law has gained traction in recent days. Behind the push to enact House Bill 239 is Keys state Rep. Holly Raschein (R-Key Largo), a prime co-sponsor of the bill alongside Rep. Joe Saunders (D-Orlando). The law would update state law to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, according to a Jan. 13 statement from Rascheins office. That same day, an 11member group that includes some of the states largest employers formed a coalition in support of the Competitive Workforce Ace (HB 239). It ought to be law. Its just adding LGBT people into the protected class as reasons you cant be fired or kicked out of your home, Raschein said. My role is to continue to get as many Republican co-sponsors as possible.The coalition includes Walt Disney World Resorts, C1 Bank, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, CSX, Darden, Florida Blue, Haskell, HSN, Tech Data the University of North Florida and Wells Fargo.Raschein said there are a number of counties across the state enacting their own ordinance, which is a good sign. Monroe County and Key West have such laws. The game plan moving forward is working with Civil Justice [Subcommittee Chairman Larry Metz] on the language to tighten it up as much as possible, she said. I think well be in a favorable position to at least get a committee hearing. It takes a long time when youre passing a major piece of legislation, Raschein added. State representatives are allowed to file up to six bills each legislative session. Raschein has three remaining since HB 239 does not count against her allotment.Other billsRaschein said House Bill 47, aimed at increasing penalties for poaching large quantities of lobster, passed first hearings in both House (Agriculture and Natural Resources) and Senate (Agriculture) committees. Raschein sponsored HB 47 after Keys prosecutors and commercial fishermen voiced concern about state law whose language doesnt differentiate clearly between minor and major violations. Raschein is also sponsoring House Bill 469, a proposed amendment to the Move Over Act that would require drivers to move over for utility and sanitation vehicles on the roadside.Raschein also works on others as session nearsBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comSTATE LEGISLATURE Wednesday, January 22, 2014 3A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com 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 D MANAGER MANAGERFrom Manager, 1A DESTROYERS A SURVIVOR The guided missile destroyer USS Cole arrived in Key West Saturday and is expected to leave today after a port visit, according to Naval Air Station Key West spokeswoman Trice Denny. NAS Key West manages the Coles berthing at the Outer Mole Pier. The warship was attacked by al-Qaeda suicide bombers in Yemen in 2000, killing 17 sailors and injuring 39. She was rebuilt and continues to proudly serve the U.S. Navy and all of the U.S. today, Denny said.Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEY Jury: $5M in Keys tobacco caseA Miami-Dade jury on Friday issued a $5 million judgment against tobacco giant Philip Morris in a product-liability case involving a Florida Keys man who smoked Marlboro cigarettes from 1965 to 2009.Antonio CuCulino, 69, of Summerland Key, who was diagnosed with coronary heart disease in 1994, was held partly at fault for his disease.The six-person jury, after a two-week Circuit Court trial, returned a verdict of $12.5 million but reduced it by 60 percent, citing the smokers inability to quit his one-andhalf-pack-a-day habit after developing heart disease.The jury also found no basis for punitive damages against Philip Morris. In addition, RJ Reynolds was found not liable for the plaintiffs illness. CuCulino had smoked Pall Mall cigarettes from 1958 to 1965. CuCulino was represented by attorneys Allan Kaiser and Jeffrey Sloman of the Ferraro Law Firm in Miami. CuCulino didnt return a call for comment.By JAY WEAVERjweaver@MiamiHerald.comIN THE COURTS


Opinion & EditorialWednesday, January 22, 2014* Florida Keys Keynoter 4A Letters of local interest are welcome, but subject to editing and condensing. There is a 400-word limit. Letters thanking an 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: keynoter@keynoter.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor EDITORIALHernstadt waves goodbye to KeysGUEST COLUMNSIn his four years as Marathons city manager, Roger Hernstadt accomplished some noteworthy things, chief among them overseeing construction of the citys sewer system and, following that, repaving of the roads. But as he leaves for a new job in Marco Island on Floridas west coast, where he starts Feb. 3 as that citys top administrator, many in Marathon arent feeling much sadness. Thats largely due not to how he performed his job, because he did it generally well, but for the way he decided to go out. He basically broke up with his partner and was waving farewell while looking in his rear-view mirror without explaining why. But we all know why, and the fact he wouldnt just voice it to the public even to this day left many people sour. In the world of municipal administrators, life can be short. Hernstadt, a professional bureaucrat, knows that. Thats why he wanted another extension on his contract, which is due to expire in June 2015 (not that that matters anymore). He wanted stability, which is what any working person wants. But following Novembers city election, it was clear Hernstadt didnt have the solid support of elected leaders he once enjoyed, and wasnt going to get an extension or raise that would have likely gone with it. When interviewing for the Marco Island job, he told that citys council that he never was accepted by the people of Marathon. But Hernstadt chose that path by not really making an effort to become part of the community he led. On Jan. 13, the Marco council offered him the job and he accepted without giving the Marathon City Council a chance to counter Marcos offer. Thats even though Vice Mayor Chris Bull has said Hernstadt told him he would give Marathon that chance.So he decided to go, which is not uncommon in municipal government. Marathon has had city managers in the past, and no doubt will have many in its future.But by not explaining to the residents in a public forum, or even in the media, why he decided to leave is a disservice and, we believe, downright rude to the community. We wish Hernstadt well in his new job and thank him for all he accomplished in Marathon. Unfortunately, we might be in the minority, and thats on Hernstadt.More transparency at GuantanamoTwelve years ago, 20 captives in the war on terror arrived at an isolated U.S. Navy base on the eastern tip of Cuba to inaugurate Camp X-Ray, opening a dismal chapter in the history of U.S. warfare and the treatment of detainees. The makeshift facility at Guantanamo Bay was born of a desperate effort by the Bush administration to find a place to house the captives of the irregular war against organized terrorists that would be beyond the reach of the Geneva Conventions and the intrusions of obstreperous attorneys and nosy journalists. Under Gen. John F. Kelly, institutional censorship has increased. Authorities no longer disclose the number of prisoners engaged in a campwide hunger strike, which once again focused unwanted attention on conditions at the prison. And a military staff attorney assigned to the camp for ex-CIA captives was allowed to testify under a pseudonym a mockery of genuine trial proceedings.The existence of Guantanamo is a national embarrassment, but erecting new barriers against news reporting will only make matters worse. As long as the prison exists, maximum transparency should be the operative rule. 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 2014 Keynoter Publishing Co. Whos to blame, union or School Board?At the end of 25 contract bargaining sessions between the Monroe County School District and the United Teachers of Monroe, and a letter of intent signed by all parties, then rescinded by the union, people on both sides expressed regret that the superintendent threw in the towel. But who could blame him? Twenty-five sessions at six hours on average per session. There is a calculated cost to the district for our superintendent and his team doing this work. They spent an inordinate amount of time attempting an inhouse solution. Enter Mr. Bob Norton, labor attorney and threetime successful defender of the district against challenges by the union. These union-initiated challenges also cost the district money. Mr. Norton is not as expensive as committing our superintendent and his staff for 25 days. In fact, I expect Mr. Norton, an expert on this process, to cost far less and to be far more effective over the rest of the process.The reason the board wants to keep permissive language in the contract allowing for unpaid furlough days is that it allows us to have impact bargaining if revenue comes in drastically below budget instead of declaring a fiscal emergency. The option of declaring a fiscal emergency has been used only once that I know of statewide, and you invite state intervention when you spend down your fund balance to a meaningless cushion.This language in the contract is more than 40 years old. We used it for the first time in 2011 and 2012. In 2011, the Legislature passed a law that prohibited us from continuing to raid our fund balance to give raises. So in response to the greatest financial meltdown since the Great Depression, we imposed furlough days after the union walked out of the impact bargaining to immediately balance the budget. The language in the contract allows us to cut pay in an emergency without forced layoffs of employees. If the state intervened, it would have no problem forcing layoffs. While other school districts held tight on raises from 2006 to 2010, the Monroe County School Board gave raises year after year by dipping into our reserves, hoping each year that property values would improve. After seven years they finally have. For the first time in seven years, we have extra money. Since the board did not need to negotiate a contract to restore the employees pay cut due to the furlough days, we did it as soon as we had the money last September. It was the right thing to do. When cities and counties suffer property-value declines, they can raise the millage to generate a steady revenue stream. School boards do not have this option. Their millage is maxed out. And with 80 percent of our operating budget going to people and the rest for utilities, supplies and insurance, our only option is to have fewer people or cut pay, or both a terrible choice. We did a little of both without violating the class-size amendment to the state Constitution. The latest offer the union turned down on our teachers behalf was a 2.49 percent raise. Plus, an extra day for training at the rate of $290 plus all teachers (the great majority) in Title One schools would receive an extra $450. They currently get $50, not reflective of the extra work in Title One schools. To explain that in real dollars, a beginning teacher making $43,177 would get $1,075 (2.49 percent raise) plus $290 (an extra day) plus $450 (Title One increase) for a total of $1,815. A senior teacher with a bachelors degree at Step 26 who makes $71,669 would get $1,785 plus $290 plus $450 for a total of $2,525. Unfortunately, the governors advertised $2,500 raise requires more money than his mandated tax brought to us. We have to allocate part of that money to the charter school teachers and it doesnt include the 14 percent cost of benefits that go along with that raise. The total salary package for teachers is just over a million dollars. The total package for non-teachers is roughly just under $250,000. These are our lowest-paid people, in many cases. Their raise is 2 percent and the union wanted them to get 1 percent so more money would be available for the teachers. This is on record, and remember, those employees also had furlough days. Its all moot now, as an impasse has been declared. In order to get our teachers the governors raise, we recommended bringing the impasse directly to the board since thats where the decision is ultimately made. But here again, the union said no and that will delay the process and put it at risk of having the money being taken back by the governor. Andy Griffiths has been a member of the Monroe County School District since 1992. In contract talks with the Monroe County School District, we began the interest-based bargaining process with our eyes wide open. The budget reduction language was identified early on by the United Teachers of Monroe as being a deal breaker. Both parties knew there were two ways for this permissive language to be removed from the employees contracts. The budget reduction language was going to come out one of two ways: It was going to be agreed upon to be removed from the employees contracts, or the parties were going to reach an impasse and, regrettably, the School Board chose the latter.The School Board wants to tout that it is the final decision maker in an impasse. That is true. What it isnt telling the public is that permissive language such as the budget reduction language cannot be imposed.The employees deserve to have an enforceable contract. Keeping that permissive language in our contracts, unfortunately we have learned, doesnt allow for that. Therefore, it was repeatedly stated in bargaining sessions that there is nothing UTM would accept in exchange for retaining that language.This is the language that the Monroe County School Board invoked for the first time in about 35 years. UTM was willing to come back to the table and find a resolution together three months after the School Board had unanimously approved a contract that it apparently couldnt afford. As I have been involved in multiple negotiations before this recently failed effort, I can attest to the intent of that language. As it was included back at a time of mutual trust and respect between the board and the employees, it was included to say hey, if we have some type of issue or financial emergency at some point, lets both agree to come back to the table and find a resolution together. Regrettably, this language opened the door for the district to walk away from its signed and legally binding word of the last contract and impose its resolution to issues at will.The Monroe County School District started the 2013-14 school year with an 11 percent total ending fund balance, yet it was still reducing its employees pay by seven furlough days. The School Board had no need for this; it hadnt reduced its budget nor had it invoked that language for this school year.Seven furlough days was another issue that was identified early on in the interestbased bargaining process. Yet they claim that it was all them they were our heroes, they restored our pay.Lets be clear about this: Restora tion is when you pay back what you have taken. The employees had 14 days of pay taken out of their paychecks, none of which has been restored. All that really happened was the employees were brought back to the salaries they were making in 2010-11.During the final hours at the table, the School Board offered to remove the budget reduction language in exchange for an expansion of its management rights, which comprised language that would essentially take the budget reduction language out of one section of the contract and put it in the management rights section.Another section of the management rights expansion proposal included language that would allow the School Board to transfer an employee from Key West to Key Largo for work every day. The language that we currently have in our contract in terms of transfers requires our employer to consider the employees place of residence. Since our district is 105 miles long, the UTM bargaining team didnt feel that expanding those rights would be fair and in the employees best interest.The teacher salary increase that has everyone believing that teachers will receive a $2,500 raise wasnt actually funded in such a way that that would be true. However, in UTMs proposal, every teacher, assistant principal and principal would have received a raise of about $1,800 for the 2013-14 school year. This is who the law states the increase is intended for. But not in Monroe.The School Boards last proposal had a percentage of what each employee would receive for a raise, not an equal share of the money spread among all of our hard working teachers and other employees. While some districts threw other money in the kitty to give their employees at least a $2,500 raise, our district wanted our teachers raises to range from about $870 to $1,400. Both sides could agree to raises, but the permissive language in the contract means the School District could change its mind before the ink dried on the contract and before a dime of benefit ever made its way to teachers and other deserving employees of the Monroe County School District.This could have been a time of great healing. How ever, it does not appear to be what the School Board wants.Holly Hummell-Gorman is president of the United Teachers of Monroe.Union risks losing state raise money Board caused the impasse in contract talks GRIFFITHS HUMMELL-GORMAN Cops: Man burns, steals carsA Key Largo man stole his daughters car, burned it, then stole a car from another man who was gassing up his vehicle at a nearby gas station, the Monroe County Sheriffs Office said. Robert Hoffman, 50, of Ryan Avenue in Key Largo was nabbed Saturday by the Maryland Transportation Authority Police around Baltimore. He had just ditched the car he reportedly stole in the Keys, the Monroe County Sheriffs Office says.Deputy Becky Herrin said Hoffman is accused of stealing his daughters 2007 Ford Fusion while she worked an overnight shift. She said she was sleeping after work Friday just before 10 a.m. when her father entered her bedroom.He threw her car keys at her and said, I just blew up your car, the daughter told police. She went outside and saw her car on fire. She told Detective Yunier Galvez Hoffman had been on a multiple-day drug and alcohol binge.After reportedly setting his daughters car on fire, he left the house. Minutes later, Herrin said, Sheriffs Office dispatchers received a call from a man at the Tom Thumb store at mile marker 104 who said hed just fought with a man who stole the car he was driving, a 2001 Mercury sedan. The car belonged to the mans roommate. The caller said the man, later identified as Hoffman, ran up to him, threw him to the ground and yelled Im stealing your car. He said he fought with Hoffman, who jumped in and drove off with the pump handle still in the gas tank. The Sheriffs Office issued a notice to be on the lookout for the car, which was entered into state and national crime computers as stolen.Saturday afternoon, Herrin said, the Mercury was found after the license plate was read going through a tunnel on Interstate 95 in Maryland. The Maryland police tried to pull Hoffman over but he refused, Herrin said. Instead, he took off, and crashed after an eight-mile chase.Hoffman ran away from the crash and, before he was apprehended, he had cut his own neck, Herrin said. He was airlifted to a downtown Baltimore hospital for medical care. He faces possible charges of two counts of grand theft auto, carjacking and felony criminal mischief.CRIME FRONTCuban migrants landSix Cuban men arrived off Sea Oats Beach in Lower Matecumbe Key Tuesday morning aboard a small wooden boat.The men, who all appeared to be in good health, told U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection agents they arrived early Tuesday while it was still dark outside. Their vessel was powered by one small inboard engine, said Agent Frank Miller, operations officer of Border Patrol Sector Miami.Border Patrol agents turned the men over to the nonprofit Church World Services. Under the Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966, Cubans who make it to the United States, even without a visa, can stay here. They can apply for permanent residence after one year and one day in the country. But if they are stopped at sea, they are repatriated back to Cuba.There are typically two ways Cubans arrive in South Florida by makeshift boats, as was the case here, or by smugglers who ferry migrants via fast speedboats, sailboats, yachts and any other method that may blend in with legitimate boat traffic, Miller said.Makeshift vessels are typically used by migrants who cant afford the money to pay smugglers.By DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comISLAMORADA Hoffman caught in Maryland after chase


Wednesday, January 22, 2014 5A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Key Largo 98200 Overseas Hwy. (M.M. 98-1/2) (305) 852-4515 Marathon 5800 Overseas Hwy. (M.M. 50) (305) 743-5855 LADIES APPAREL %OFF*TAKE Any One ITEM SEE EXCLUSIONS. Valid 1/22/14 1/23/14 only. Cannot be combined with any other discount. Selection may vary by store. No adjustments made on previously purchased merchandise. Limit (2) 25% off coupons per customer. 40%OFF*TAKE Any One ITEM SEE EXCLUSIONS. Must have 40% off coupon to receive discount. Valid 1/22/14 1/23/14 only Cannot be combined with any other discount. Selection may vary by store. No adjustments made on previously purchased merchandise. Limit (1) 40% off coupons per customer. %OFF*TAKE Any One ITEM SEE EXCLUSIONS. Valid 1/22/14 1/23/14 only. Cannot be combined with any other discount. Selection may vary by store. No adjustments made on previously purchased merchandise. Limit (2) 25% off coupons per customer.Novelty Knit & Woven Tops Entire Stock of ERIKA SPORTSWEAR Take 30% Off 2 DAYS ONLY! All dyed-to-match separates in a rainbow of basic and fashion colors. Also printed camp shirts, capris and shorts in Sizes S-M-L-XL Reg. $13.49 $29.992 Days Only! $9.44 $20.99 Selection will vary by store.*Not valid on Spanx, Jara, Not Your Daughters Jeans, Kristin Crenshaw, Seabreeze, Beachpointe, I.O. Sport Leggings, Bali, Leon Levin, Foxcroft, Isadela, Neyelle, Flair, Belldini, Avalin, Breezes, Clara S, Magdalena, Michael Tyler, and Coobie Bras. Cannot be combined with any other discount. Selection may vary by store. No adjustments made on previously purchased merchandise. A clearance item is one that has been reduced at least twice. Look for Special Offers only on www.anthonysa.com & www.facebook.com/anthonysa Exclusives Web Plus, 2 Days Only! Bonus Coupons BusinessTOURISM BUSINESS BRIEFSCounty wants input from contractors, moreMonroe County Growth Management, the county Engineering Department and Monroe County Fire Rescue host an informational session on Monday to get input from contractors, architects, engineers and others in related fields regarding the services of those departments. Its planned for 3 to 5 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center, mile marker 48.5 bayside, with a simultaneous live broadcast at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center auditorium, mile marker 102 basyide in Key Largo.Among the topics to be addressed: Having the county retain a private company for on-call, as needed, permitting, plans review and inspections.Sign-up deadline today for workshopSince Jan. 1, anyone contracted to do commercial fertilizer applications in Florida must have a license from the state Department of Agricul ture and Consumer Services.That means those who do lawns, landscaping, pest control or municipal grounds maintenance need to get training under new rules and regulations.Kim Gabel, horticulture agent for the Monroe County Cooperative Extension Service, will conduct a free workshop for those who fall under the new rules on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the first-floor conference room at the Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St., Key West.Preregister by today by sending an e-mail to kgabel@ufl.edu or by calling 292-4501. A minimum of five people is needed.Keys target Toronto, ChicagoWarm-weather Florida Keys scenes are saturating commuters senses in frigid Toronto this month and a similar tourism campaign is set for cold Chicago in February using a $465,000 marketing commitment by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council.The two transit-station campaigns evolved out of a similar train station domination promotion staged during the winters of 2012 and 2013 in New York Citys Penn Station.Todays high in Toronto is expected to be 14 degrees. In Chicago today, its expected to be 18 degrees. In Mara thon, the high is projected at an unseasonably cool 64.In Torontos Union Station, the regions primary rail and intercity transportation hub, there are more than 100 different ads including floor graphics, door decals, column wraps, wall murals and video walls.Some messaging is specifically targeted to the market with headlines such as More fights than a Maple LeafsCanadiens game at the top of a photograph showing an angler casting in the Keys backcountry. Or Its 25 degrees warmer and 180 degrees cooler on a large floor graphic showing a woman paddleboarder. Commuters are tired of the cold and are ready for a unique Florida Keys vacation, said John Underwood, chief marketing officer at Tinsley Advertising, the TDCs advertising agency that created the campaign. We know we have a captive audience that craves the beauty and warmth of our destination, especially during chilly winter months.Photo courtesy TDCCommuters in Torontos Union Station are being exposed to warm and colorful Florida Keys messaging this month. A second campaign is scheduled for February in Chicagos Citigroup/Ogilvie station.


Unfinished work by an unlicensed contractor at an 83-year-old womans home put a Key Largo man in county jail, says a Monroe County Sheriffs Office report.Francisco T. Ruiz, 44, was arrested Jan. 12 on a warrant issued in August 2013 charging him with stealing more than $300 from a senior citizen, a felony, and falsely claiming to be licensed contractor, a misdemeanor. Ruiz remained in the Monroe County jail Tuesday under a no-bond warrant from Miami-Dade County. Bond on the local charges is $10,000. Sheriffs Office Detective Yunier Galvez said in a report that in July, an elderly resident paid $400 to Ruiz for work at her Key Largo home on Bowie Lane. Ruiz represented himself to her as a contractor as he has on numerous other occasions, according to the report. Galvez confirmed Ruiz does not hold a contractors license. Ruiz called the woman the next day to say the work would be delayed because he hurt his back, Galvez reported. The defendant later told the woman his injury would prevent him from working, but promised to refund her money, Galvez reported. The $400 was never returned and the womans attempts to reach Ruiz were fruitless. Information received by the Sheriffs Office indicates the Miami-Dade warrants reference charges of grand theft and probation violation. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6A Wednesday, January 22, 2014 MM 48 Bayside 1688 overseas HwyTiki Bar on the water, its quiet, clean and the food is delicious. Join us for our Daily Sunset Cannon Shot!Open Daily from 12:00 NoonLive Music Thursdays and Saturday evenings. Cops: Man ripped off elderly womanNo bond for unlicensed contractorCRIME FRONT RECOGNIZING KING Navy firm on proposed leaseThe Key West City Commission was poised to accept a five-year lease with the U.S. Navy for use of the Outer Mole Pier as a cruiseship berthing despite the terms of the deal expected to cost the city at least $225,000 per year. The citys current lease, agreed to in 2007, expired June 30 but was extended until Jan. 31. It gives the Navy 40 percent of cruiseship disembarkation fees levied by the city. Since 2007, the lease has generated around $10 million for infrastructure improvements to the pier. Terms of the new deal laid out by Robert McDowell, the real estate product line coordinator for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast in Jacksonville, dictate $3.75per-passenger payment to the Navy for the first 200,000 passengers. Its $3.50 per passenger thereafter but not less than $225,000 per year. The city now charges $10.68 per passenger disembarkation. Of that, $4 goes to the Navy. Based on materials provided by City Manager Bob Vitas, the city projects 141,000 cruise passengers arriving at the Outer Mole in fiscal year 2013-14. The city has to pay to transport passengers from the Outer Mole to downtown. Once the numbers are crunched, the city ends up losing about $10,000 per year, Vitas said. In a Jan. 15 e-mail to Tim Yonce, leader of the Naval Facilities Engineer ing asset management team, Vitas asked for a six-month extension of the current in case the commission votes down terms of the new deal. I believe it is imperative that we reach an agreement to extend the license agreement in advance of the City Commission meeting, he wrote. This consideration would also allow the scheduled cruise ships to continue arriving. Yonce replied the same day that no extension is coming unless the city accepts the lease terms provided. The commission was set to take up the issue after press time on Tuesday.Under current terms, the city loses moneyBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, the city of Key West hosted a cookout at the Truman Waterfront soccer field followed by a parade through Bahama Village onto Duval Street. It featured a large U.S. Coast Guard contingent, the Police Departments popular Mounted Patrol, numerous elected leaders and an Old Town Trolley filled with young and old who turned out to honor the civil-rights leader.Keynoter photos by SEAN KINNEYKeynoter Staff RUIZ


Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6BBSports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038NEW ARRIVALS DAILY! OUTDOOR FURNITURE SALE IN STOCK 20% to 40% OFF! Swizzle sticks and moreTheyre not from the Key West Ripleys! but a new exhibit at the Custom House Museum does display some pretty odd collectibles. Story, 3B Hurricanes fall but advanceCoral Shores High School scrambled to blunt Gulliver Preps attack for most of the District 16-2A girls soccer championship Friday in Tavernier but the visiting Raiders two scores were enough in the 2-0 shutout.Still, as district runner-up, the Lady Canes (11-5-1) stay alive in the Region 4 playoffs with a Thursday trip to face District 15 winner MAST Academy (16-2-4) on Key Biscayne. Playing at home beneath a golden moon on a chilly 60-degree night, the Lady Canes locked down Gulliver (14-0-2) in a 1-0 game after Gullivers Samantha Lujan dropped in an ideal chip shot from inside the far corner of the 18-yard box about 10 minutes into the title match. The score stayed that way in the well-played bout until less than two minutes remained. Coral Shores mounted a sterling defense in the backfield and midfield, especially considering the ball spent most of the 80-minute contest on the Canes side of the halfway line.The Hurricanes came within an inch of forcing a tie after a Gulliver foul and, with about five minutes left, gave Coral Shores a free kick.After some fakes, center midfielder Ellie Leopold took the shot. The ball rocketed toward Gullivers net but hit the crossbar and deflected away. It was the Canes nearest thing to a goal in the match on their home field at George M. Barley Jr. Stadium. Gullivers quick and accurate-passing Raiders limited the Hurricane attacks, with Cane striker Cailin Reckwerdt trying to elude blanket coverage.On the backside, Hurricane defenders Amber Hansen, Katharine Hamer and Noelle Perry, with help from the midfield, stayed on the move andCORAL SHORES GIRLS SOCCERGulliver hits controversial penalty kick in final minutesBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCoral Shores defenders Amber Hansen (14) and Noelle Perry cut off a Gulliver Prep attacker in Fridays District 16-2A girls soccer championship game. The Canes lost, 2-0, but advance to the regional tournament.Lady Fins face Dade ChristianThe Marathon High School girls soccer team will begin the 2013 state Class1A playoffs the exact same way it did a year ago with a match against District 15-1A runner-up Dade Christian School.The District 16 champion Dolphins are scheduled to host the Crusaders at 7 p.m. Thursday in an opening-round regional quarterfinal game.Marathon defeated Dade Christian, 3-2, on its home field last year in what was arguable their toughest playoff match before losing to Evangelical Christian School (Fort Myers) in the state Final Four. The Dolphins will have to find offense somewhere else this season, as thensenior Taylor Konrath scored all three Marathon goals in the win. Luckily, the Dolphins still have sophomore goalie Sacha Olivera on the roster. Then a freshman, Olivera played an outstanding match against Evangelical and stopped numerous shots on goal, including a penalty kick to preserve a 2-1 halftime lead. Should the Dolphins advance, they would face the winner of District 15 champion Miami Country Day and District 16 runner-up Palmer Trinity School in the next round. The Dolphins played Country Day to a 1-1 tie in Miami on Jan. 10, and defeated Palmer, 4-3, in a miraculous overtime victory last Thursday. Sydney Konrath scored from around 35 yards out to tie the game with just seconds remaining in regulation, and Chandler Elliott scored early in suddendeath extra time to give Marathon a second straight district title. Dates and start times have yet to be announced for potential second-round matchups.Boys are 5-11The Dolphin boys (5-11) finished their regular season with an 8-0 mercy-rule loss to a quality Westminster Christian School team in Miami on Friday. A longtime District 161A opponent, the Warriors were bumped up this season to Class-2A. Dolphins coach Jim Murphy said he used the game more for a warm-up to Tuesdays opening-round district tournament game at Palmer Trinity School. We knew they were a lot stronger team than what we could compete with, so we used the game as an opportunity to work on a few things to get ready, he said. Tuesdays game against the Falcons is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m.Its a rematch of last years playoff openerBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON SOCCERLady Dolphins move to 15-3The Marathon High School girls basketball team made quick work of visiting Hollywood Christian School on Friday, forcing a running clock in a 62-15 blowout win.JohnNisha Qualls led the Dolphins with 22 points and the rest of the team put in a balanced offensive effort.Yailin Nieda had 14 points, while Kenna Welever had nine, Gardine Raymond six, Yoslyne Conde and Stephanie Zambrano each had four, and Selena Gonzalez three.Marathon was scheduled to play Archimedean Academy on Friday, but they cancelled, so Saturdays planned game against Hollywood was moved to Friday night. With the win and forfeit by Archimedean, the Dolphins improved to 15-3.We played well and had a running clock most of the second half. All the girls got a lot of playing time, coach Deanna Klaus said.Marathon jumped out to a 19-5 lead after the first quarter and the lead swelled to 39-6 by the half. It was 51-8 after the third quarter as the Dolphins forced the running clock by building a 35-point lead. Marathon is scheduled to play its final regular season contest on Thursday at Keys Gate Charter School in Homestead at 5 p.m. The Dolphins have locked up the No. 2 seed in next weeks District 16-3A tournament hosted by Palmer Trinity School. Their opening round game is slated for Tuesday against Greater Miami Academy at 5 p.m.Teams seeded No. 2 in tourney,By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON GIRLS HOOPSPatriots roll past the Lady ConchsAmanda Guilfoyle, the 25year-old coach of Florida Christian High Schools girls basketball team, brought her team into the sparsely populated Bobby Menendez Gym Friday night to play Key West.Among her players was her sister, 17-year-old Nicole Jimenez, a 5-foot-3 junior point guard who put on a dazzling display of shooting and passing to lead the Patriots to a 65-38 District 16-4A victory. Jimenez had 26 points (including four 3-point shots) and four assists. She was so adept that she made jump-stops in the foul lane, a move uncommon in girls high-school basketball. Key West had one lead 10-8 but it was shortlived because of turnovers forced by a trapping defense that propelled Florida Christian to a 17-12 lead after the first quarter.On the bench, Guilfoyle a former Patriot player and as diminutive as Jimenez sat with their mother, Madeline Diaz, who said she was keeping statistics.With Guilfoyle shouting out the plays Syracuse, Colgate the Patriots took charge in the second quarter and led, 32-19, at the half, a half in which the Conchs committed 16 of their eventual 26 turnovers. If Key West had any plays, they werent shouted out the Conchs preferring individual opportunities. Florida Christian (17-7, 6-3) enjoyed comfortable26 turnovers for Key WestBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST GIRLS HOOPS Photo by BERT BUDDENicole Jimenez, Florida Christians star point guard, tries to get by Key Wests Nicole Konhaeuser Lopez during Friday nights game.See Conchs, 2B See Hurricanes, 2B


We have transitioned into a more normal wintertime weather pattern, and the pelagics are responding well to the drop in water temperatures. There is an abundance of sailfish off the reef edge right now. Theyre being taken spraying ballyhoo as well as by live-baiting in the deeper, 130to 180-foot areas. The sails are eating a wide variety of live baits. Ballyhoo, pilchards, cigar minnows and goggle eyes are all working well.A mixture of king mackerel, blackfin tuna and the occasional dolphin and wahoo are in the same areas.The wrecks are holding a good population of amberjack and mutton snapper. Live baits are key and, for the AJs, the bigger the bait, the better.The reef action has slowed a bit as the fish acclimate to the cooling waters. But there are some king and Spanish mackerel in Hawk Channel. Live pilchards do the trick.As they get used to the cooler waters, the snappers should begin biting again, and you can expect to catch muttons and mangroves. The yellowtails will wake up with even warmer waters. From the bridges out to Florida Bay, the mangrove bite remains excellent, with plenty of fish in the twoto three-pound class. There are also a lot of yellowjacks, hogfish and nice size yellowtails around the bridges.And further out in the bay, there is all the Spanish mackerel you can handle. Shrimp on a jighead is your bait of choice.On a sad note, our condolences go out to all those who lost their boats and businesses in the devastating fire at Saltys Waterfront Grill and the 7 Mile Marina over the weekend. We hope for a speedy recovery for everyone.The weeks bestAnthony Peragine from Miami and his dad, Don, from New York City, fished with Capt. Diego Cordova of Flat Out Sportfishing in Marathon. Using the colder water temps to their advantage, they targeted our winter species and got into a mess of bluefish, ladyfish and had shots at Florida pompano. They also caught a real nice redfish and speckled seatrout.Capt. Larry Bell and deckhand Alex Bell, of Blue Magic Charters out of Keys Fisheries in Marathon, fished Chris Long and his three daughters from Delaware. They caught mangroves, mackerel and a mess of bluefish in the bay. They also released six 15-pound redfish.Capt. Ariel Medero, of Big Game Sportfishing at the Hammocks/BlueGreen Resort in Marathon, reports the sailfish bite is definitely improving, with tuna, kingfish and wahoo out there, too. The bridge fishing has been outstanding for big mangroves, yellowjacks and sharks. And, he says, the cold fronts are bringing more cobia and kingfish to the gulf areas.The SeaSquared crews have also gotten on the sailfish bite. For much more on this report, go to www.Keys InfoNet.com KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Hearing TestCALLFOR APPT. IN-HOME SERVICENathan Trigoboff (H.A.S., Doctor of Education)C.I.CNearly invisible 100% Digital$79500THE OPTICAL SHOPPEDR. 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Simply call the Elections Department at 305-292-3416, 453-8740, or 2896017, email: info@keys-elections.org or Fax: 305-292-3406.2012 Election Dates to RememberElection Date Voter Registration Book Closing Date City of Key Colony Beach February 10, 2014 General Election March 11, 2014 R. Joyce Griffin Supervisor of Electionswww.keys-elections.org Published Keynoter 1-22-14 frustrated the skilled Raider offense. Goalkeeper Pookie delPino turned in another solid effort.The games most controversial moment occurred when Gulliver was awarded a penalty kick just under the two-minute mark. Lujans shot hit the post and rebounded, where Raider midfielder Tiffany Lusic scored on the second chance.Cane players protested the penalty kicker was the first to touch the ball on the rebound (a penalty ricochet off the post must touch another player, on either team, before the kicker can shoot again).A timeout was called while officials discussed the situation, then upheld the goal. Cane coaches, players and fans were vocal in their dissent but the score stood. Start time in the regional quarterfinal round Thursday at the Key Biscayne field is scheduled for 4 p.m. (earlier than originally scheduled). Lady Hurricanes advanceFrom Hurricanes, 1B leads throughout the second half, and Guilfoyle finally took her sister out midway through the fourth quarter.Key West, which lost its seventh consecutive game and fell to 4-11, had only six players, five of whom scored. Tanisha Multy led with 14 points, followed by Ryann Appleby (eight), Kaneya Mims (seven), Nicole Konhaeuser Lopez (five) and Brooke Marsden (four). The Conchs made 15 of 44 field-goal attempts for 34 percent.Nine Patriots scored, with Katherine Jim following Jimenez with 13 points and Kisandra Martinez adding 11.After the game, Jimenez said of her little sister, Shes coachable, and you have to tell her to slow down. She can never get enough. The Conchs losing streak extended to seven Saturday night when they lost to St. Brendan, 60-41, in Miami.Loss streak reaches sevenFrom Conchs, 1BConchs 2nd among 16 teamsFreshman Nick Piraino and senior John Pozzi continued their strong mat performances last weekend, leading the Key West High School wrestling team to second place at the 16team Titan Duals at Golden Gate High in Naples.Piraino, at 106 pounds, went 8-0 before getting pinned in his last match, and is now 32-10 for the season. He gets better every match, said coach Chaz Jimenez. Pozzi, who has had to overcome a concussion and shoulder surgery, went 9-0 in the 195-pound class, pinning each opponent in the first round. The Conchs went 8-1 in their best mainland showing of the season. On Friday, they defeated Evangelical Christian, 81-0; American Heritage Plantation, 48-21; Golden Gate, 51-28; and Port Charlotte, 61-15. On Saturday, they defeated Lemon Bay, 51-27; Florida Christian Academy, 72-10; Sarasota, 52-27; and LaBelle, 48-33, to win their pool. Then they crossed over to play Palmetto Ridge, the other pool winner, and lost to the perennial powerhouse, 48-29, in the title match before a big crowd. The tournament marked the return of Angelo Guieb, the defending state runnerup. Despite a shoulder that still bothered him, Guieb went 6-0 at 120 pounds. Other Conchs who had a winning weekend were John Piraino (8-1 at 160), Jeromy Homerston (5-4 at 113), Caleb Ashe (6-3 at 126), Keristy Carter (5-4 at 162), Uriel Diaz (8-1 at 170), Kenneth Sagan (4-2 at 220) and heavyweight Valmir Gaspard, who was 6-3. The Conchs will close the regular season this weekend at the John Raich Memorial Tournament in Jupiter. Its one of the toughest tournaments in the state and will be good competition for us heading into districts, Jimenez said. The district tournament will be at 4 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Bobby Menendez Gym.By DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST WRESTLINGDolphins set records in easy winA relatively close game quickly turned into a rout thanks to a 32-point fourthquarter scoring outburst by the Marathon High School boys basketball team on Friday.It was the most points theyve scored in a quarter all season, and turned a 50-40 lead into an 82-56 home win over Hollywood Christian School.The 82-point output was also the Dolphins highest output in a game this season. Their second most (80) came in their previous game against Greater Miami Academy.Our offense is finally clicking and were taking good shots, coach Kevin Freeman said. Were playing with a lot of confidence. The Dolphins actually struggled out of the gate on Friday and trailed the Crusaders, 16-11, after the first quarter.But the Dolphins out scored Hollywood 22-9 in the second quarter and took a 33-25 lead into the half. Shemar Fantroy scored seven points in the quarter, while point guard Jonathan Guerra scored five, including a three-pointer at the buzzer.The lead was 50-40 after the third quarter, but Marathon came out firing in the fourth led by guard Nelson Rojas. He scored 14 points in that quarter alone. We couldnt miss in the fourth quarter, Freeman said. Up until then, we hadnt played our best game, but we got a lot of easy transition baskets. Rojas finished the game with 21 points and eight rebounds, while Damian Chavez had 17 points and three assists. Guerra continued his stellar ball handling of late, scoring 15 points and notching seven assists with no turnovers. He has 15 assists and just one turnover in the past two games. Big man Cooper Chaplin turned in another solid performance, scoring nine points with 10 rebounds and five assists. Fantroy finished with 12 points. The Dolphins (10-8) are off for 10 days until a scheduled Jan. 28 home game against Key Gate at 6 p.m. By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BOYS HOOPSSailfish abound on reef edgeFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSChris Johnson CaptainsColumn


Anything Goes borrowed from a 1934 Cole Porter musical serves as the theme of a new exhibit in Key West showcasing quirky curios that curious locals have amassed over the years.The exhibit, Key West Collects, at the Custom House Museum, 281 Front St., features everything from a collection of swizzle sticks from pre1959 Cuba to umbrella covers (no umbrellas, just covers).The exhibit opened Jan. 2 and 3 with receptions attended by more than 500 people, according to museum curator Cori Convertito. The display, produced by the Key West Art & Historical Society, runs through March.We started with an e-mail blast looking for interesting collections and we had a lot of feedback, Convertito said.For instance, part-time Key West resident Nancy Hoffman loaned her whimsical collection of umbrella covers. In July 2012, it was certified as the largest such collection by the Guinness Book of World Records. Curiosity is what got me started, Hoffman writes about her collection, which includes more than 1,000 covers from 55 countries shes collected since 1994. She also operates an umbrella-cover museum in Peaks Island, Maine. Each covers story was unique, Hoffman said, and those [stories] became of paramount importance. Part of Hoffmans collection fills the corner of a firstfloor exhibition space at the Custom House. Its alongside a collection of colorful Haitian paper mache wall hangings on loan from Wood and Joan Cornell, Inuit sculptures from Steve and Ruth Cottrell, and Jeff Johnsons vintage cocktail shakers. Also on the cocktail front, Larry and Brooke Myers, part-time Key Westers since 2000, put on display their collection of pre-1959 Cuban swizzle sticks. About 60 of the colorful stirrers, some from the 1920s and 1930s but mostly from the 1950s, are on loan from Myers collection. History buff Myers said hes fascinated by all things Cuban prior to Fidel Castros 1959 Communist revolution.His collection, while mostly swizzle sticks, includes postcards, documents and other Cuban artifacts.The Myers were able to travel to Cuba in 2008 and visit, among other iconic places represented in the swizzle-stick collection, the El Floridita bar in Havana where writer Ernst Hemingway, who lived in Key West in the 1930s, frequently drank.It was very poignant, Myers said, compared to the fantasyland conjured up 50 years before that. We like it from a cultural and a historical standpoint. The Custom House features permanent and rotating exhibits and is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for students and children 6 and older. For more information on current exhibits, visit www.kwahs.org .Do you have an odd collection of stuff? Send us an email, keynoter@keynoter.com. Wednesday, January 22, 2014 3B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com OPENMEETINGBOARDOFDIRECTORSFLORIDA KEYS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION, INC.FRIDA Y JANU AR Y 24, 2014 A T 1:00 P .M. FKEC TAVERNIER HEADQUARTERS, BOARD ROOMPublished: 01/22/14 The Keynoter, Marathon, FL 33050 LivingWhat do you collect?New exhibit has oddities from residentsBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST Keynoter photos by SEAN KINNEYCori Convertito (right), curator of the Custom House Museum in Key West, shows a collection of pre-1959 swizzle sticks from bars, restaurants and hotels in Cuba thats on loan from part-time Key West resident Larry Myers. Key West Collects features everything from colorful Haitian paper mache wall hangings, like these (above) borrowed from Wood and Joan Cornell, to umbrella covers and cocktail shakers.


Leader explains TREE InstituteThe president of the Florida Keys Tropical Research Ecological Exchange Institute explains what the organization is and what it does when the Friends of the Marathon Library Speaker Series continues Thursday. Stuart Pimm will speak on the biodiversity of Cuba as well as projects the TREE Institute has initiated with the Cuban people (the group is federally licensed to conduct legal people to people cultural exchange trips to Cuba.) Pimm is the Doris Duke chairman of conservation Ecology at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. Pimm received his bachelors degree from Oxford University in 1971 and his Ph.D. from New Mexico State University in 1974. Thursdays session is at St. Columba Episcopal Church on 52nd Street bayside, Marathon. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. for coffee, tea and cookies. The program starts at 2.Bahia Honda hosts 2 events coming weekBahia Honda State Park in the Lower Keys will host a reenactment of the history of the Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway at 11 a.m. Friday. Visitors will see Henry Flagler on the first train to Key West, as well as other travelers from the era, and learn about their unique experiences. Interested visitors should meet at the Old Bahia Honda Bridge at the train car stage, and bring chairs. The event is free with park admission. Also, on Saturday, Bahia Honda hosts the folk duo Vellamo, a band on tour from Finland, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Vellamo combines the rich tradition of Finnish folk songs with a retro sensibility. Duo comprises Pia Leinonen and Joni Tiala. The performance is at the same site as the Flagler program. For more information, call 872-9807. Bahia Honda is at mile marker 36.8 oceanside.Family Fun Fest now in sixth yearThe Marathon Parks and Recreation Departments sixth annual Family Fun Fest returns to the citys Community Park on Saturday. There will be a bounce house provided by the Marathon Church of God, a Home Depot Childrens Workshop, animals from the Sheriffs Office Animal Farm, and the Shriners Chris the Clown. Several organizations will be on hand to entertain families and pass out information and free goodies for kids. The free event the food is free runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the parks soccer fields.Community band plays Nelson CenterThe Keys Community Concert Band presents its first free concert of 2014, titled Music by Land or C Sharp, at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center park, mile marker 102 bayside in Key Largo. Selections include de Haans Sweet Sunset, Island Lullaby, Sailors Song and Sea Chanty Variations. The band welcomes musicians of all ages, and you can join at any time during the season. Rehearsals are at Key Largo School, mile marker 104.8 oceanside. To find out more, call 853-7294. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday, January 22, 2014 ACROSS 1Grate 5Reproves severely 10Class 15Car launched in 1918 19Famous nom de plume 20Basketball shot 21Russian workers cooperative 22Sea eagle 23See 1 Down 25Vintage car made by former wagon manufacturer 27Mosesbrother 28Italic language 30Stanzas 31Less sunny 34Stans partner 35Average American ___ 36Black vintage automobile 37Basket for carrying fish 38Coached 41Great and Terrible 42Vintage luxury automobile 44Pasture 46Topic: Sp. 47Outrigger 48Which bumper? 49Boo 50Vetch 51Tones 53Equal, to Pierre 54City in central Georgia 55Satellites 56River in Kashmir 58Genteel 59Vintage car named for an explorer 62Simpleton 63Examiner 64Handsome young man 65Legislature 66The Lady ___: 1935 film 67Tested 68Chico or Karl 69Ridges 71Male swan 74Vintage luxury car 75Sailing ship 76Oracle 77Meditate 78Hurry 79Current luxury car 83Actress Bello 84Hybrid flower 86Bay window 87More delicate 88Placid or Success 89Orgs. 90Vintage luxury car 91Zealous 94Mediterranean island 95Mountain range in Outer Mongolia 96Classic car of the 1920s 98Jamestown Indian girl 103Aleutian island 104___ Green, song muse 1052011s destructive hurricane 106Assistant 107Frog genus 108Pert 109Snouts 110Grant DOWN 1Car named for an auto pioneer 2Everyone 3Caesar 4Home of the Rose Bowl 5Small flower 6Travail 716th letter: Hebrew alphabet 8___ Brynner 9Bee participant 10Early Spanish kingdom 11Bandleader ___ Shaw 12Daze 13Spread 14Grain storage building 15Closer 16Boats 17Snicker ___ 18Belonging to a girl 24Posts 26Under 29Actor Guinness 31Buffet 32Type of craft 33Kind of apple 34Mountain nymph 35Capital dome decor 37Twigs 38Corporate officer: abbr. 39Evoke 40Vintage car named for an explorer 42Trim 43Debate 45Jules or Ed 47Combinations 49Organic compound with halogen 51Three-dimensional 52Dakota Indian 53Vintage car named for a son 54Ways 55Like a lion 57Figures: abbr. 58More chaste 59Hasp 60Deft 61Party 62Moscow park: var. 63Seraph 65Author Bret 66Perfect 68Ministers home 70___ Park, CO 71Papal court 72Willow 73Goatee 75Library paraphernalia 77Island near Michigan 79Mania 80Posy 81Formerly 82One of nine in an alley 83Portuguese island near Hong Kong 85Largest state 87Woodworking machines 89Mrs. ___ Goes to Paris: Paul Gallico 90European tree 91Month of the Jewish calendar 92Pests twin city 93List 94Fahrenheits alternate: abbr. 95Experts 97Arthur or Lillie 99Gold: Sp. 100Ligature 101Append 102Diocese Observer crossword puzzle AUTO-MATIC Solution in the January 25 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the Jan. 18 puzzle. THE CITY OF KEY WESTCode Compliance HearingWednesday, January 29, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Old City Hall, 510 Greene StreetIt is the policy of the City of Key West to comply with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible. For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or materials in accessible format, please call the TTY number at 305-809-1000 or the ADA Coordinator at 305-809-3737 at least five business days in advance.Published Keynoter 1-22-14 The New York-based Cornell Lab of Ornithology one of the worlds preeminent bird research centers each year conducts a nationwide photo contest seeking images of birds of all colors and sizes. The 2013 photo contest just ended, and two of the winners shot their top images in the Everglades. Fifth-place overall went to Howard Izenwasser for his shot of a double-crested cormorant while fourth place in the behavior category went to Shauna Contrells image of two tree swallows snuggling.WINNING PHOTOS LIVING BRIEFS


Stargazing set for Saturday nightElizabeth Moore and Jay Elliott, amateur astronomers from the Florida Keys Astronomy Club, host an Evening with the Stars from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Crane Point Hammock, mile marker 50 bayside.Along with a brief introduction on why we look at stars, there will be a hike to the hammocks Crane House area on Florida Bay. There will be opportunities to view Jupiter, the Great Orion Nebula, the Andromeda galaxy and many more with the aid of eightand 12-inch telescopes and binoculars. The program requires participants be able to walk a gravel road for half a mile. Participants must arrive by 5:15 p.m. and gates will be closed at 5:30. Dress for outdoor nighttime weather. No pets are allowed. Admission is $6 per person; children under 6 are free.Marathon gardeners planning two eventsPlants and expert gardening advice will be offered at the Marathon Garden Clubs annual Jamboree on Saturday. Its at the club at mile marker 50 bayside from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Plants and orchids will be on sale, along with vendors displaying jewelry, pottery and rummage-sale items. Hot dogs will be available. Call 7434971 for more information.Also at the club, on Jan. 27, 28 and 29, Claudia Bates, a floral design judge and instructor, will teach floral design. Cost is $25 per class, which are open to the public. Call Sally Wood at 289-3323 or send an e-mail to Sallywood520@aol.com to sign up.Stone crabs star Saturday, SundayJanuary comes to an end with a spotlight on one of the Keys favorite gastronomic delights: Stone crab claws.The Key Largo Stone Crab & Seafood Festival is set for Saturday and Sunday and features fresh local seafood, live musical entertainment, cooking demonstrations, contests and kids activities. Sponsored by the Key Largo Fisheries and Key Largo Merchants Association, the fifth annual family-fun event takes place at the former Rowells Marina, mile marker 104.5 bayside.Those attending can visit cooking tents for tips on how to devise and devour favorite Keys dishes. Other attractions include arts and crafts, vendor booths, fireworks, shrimp and Key lime pie-eating contests, a car show and even piratical escapades for kids.Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 per adult and free for children 12 and under. Pets and coolers are not allowed.Montgomery photos open with receptionA reception for Island Images, a show featuring the photos of Liz Montgomery, is set for Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at the Marathon Com munity Theatres gallery, mile marker 49.5 oceanside.There will be music while those attending can check out Montgomerys photos, which remain on display through Feb. 8. There will be wine and soft drinks at a cash bar. In a ground-floor lab of the New Engineering Building at the University of Florida, radiologist Keith Peters and mechanical engineer Ghatu Subhash are building the football helmet of the future. Theyve spent several months dropping weights onto different types of foam padding material to test their impact absorption rates in the Center for Dynamic Response of Advanced Materials and tinkering with a system of fluid-filled reservoirs they say will absorb more blunt force than traditional materials. Still in the early stages of development, they arent ready to test it on humans yet. But they are optimistic that their design will work and eventually replace the kind of padding used in todays football helmets and other protective headgear. The inspiration came from watching the illegal streetracing flick Fast 2 Furious, Peters said. In one scene, a car crashes into a barrier of water-filled canisters. The water explodes out of the canisters, dissipating the energy from the impact. Unfortunately, that kind of impact barrier is a one-shot deal, he said. Instead, Peters and Subhash devised a system combining a fluid-filled reservoir connected to an empty reservoir. When something hits the fluid-filled container, the fluid shoots into the empty reservoir, then slowly oozes back into the container, thus softening the impact dramatically.The device is not really different in size to standard padding, Peters said. This is using simple technology that should be able to fit together nicely inside a helmet.The technology is based in part on the work that Subhash has done over the last 15 years in improving protective gear for soldiers, firefighters and others in high-risk situations. Their tests have shown that their fluid-filled pads absorb five times the impact of traditional padding. They estimate one to two years before such a product is functional and ready to be produced to retrofit helmets.The padding decreases the direct impact from a blow to the head. But it doesnt deal with the torquing, or rotational, impact from glancing blows. Once Subhash and Peters perfect their padding system, they will set their sights on designing the outer shell.Preventing rotational impact would require a redesign of the helmet itself, Subhash said. Subhash has been drawing schematics but has not gotten to developing a prototype helmet yet. Testing has been delayed and an infusion of investor dollars is needed to get them to the next level, Subhash said.But they are hoping the NFL and other sports organizations will take an interest in their research. Peters and Subhash estimate their designs could reduce head injuries by 40 percent or more.That is a lot to consider, given that 340,000 sportsrelated traumatic brain injuries occur each year, some of them permanent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And professional football players are struck in the head or neck at least once a game, Peters said. Last year, the NFL agreed to pay out $765 million to settle a concussion lawsuit by 4,500 former players. The time has come to revolutionize helmets, they said. While helmets have evolved to protect heads from a deadly knee or elbow penetration to the skull, Peters said, there has been no advance in concussion protection since the early 20th century. And they believe their improvements can be made inexpensively, for any type of helmet bicycle, football, police and fire protection. The whole point is to make it less expensive, to put it into small strips that could go into a helmet, Subhash said. Wednesday, January 22, 2014 5B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com 20148:30 am 3:30 pm Come grow with us... www.marathongardenclub.orgCall 305-743-4971 for more information5270 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL (MM50, across from Publix PlazaPLUS! Do L more!Centennial Bank Hot Dog Wagon Here is your chance to acquire plants grown in the Keys that are specically geared to our climate and soil conditions Visit these vendors: Call 305-743-4971 for more information NOTICE OF PRE-ELECTION CANVASSING BOARD MEETINGA pre-election canvassing board meeting regarding the City of Key Colony Beach General Election will be held on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Key Colony Beach City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Dr. Key Colony Beach, Fl. R. Joyce Griffin Supervisor of Elections www.keys-elections.org Published Keynoter 1-22-14 MarathonBoatYard.com Soft Drinks and Popcorn Provided MARATHON BOAT YARD MARINE CENTER2055 Overseas Hwy MM48 (305) 743-6341 January 23 at 6:00 pmThe Fine Art of Cast Netting Capt. Chris Johnson SeaSquared ChartersNEXT SEMINAR: TOPIC: NEXT SEMINAR:Feb. 6 Capt. Ben EckblomTOPIC:The Secrets to Backcountry FishingFoundation offers leader trainingThe Community Founda tion of the Florida Keys is accepting applications for its Leadership Success Academy board training program.The program offers training in best practices in leadership development and governance skills for members of nonprofit boards of directors. To date, the academy has trained more than 300 board members from 92 nonprofit groups. This years academy begins Feb. 20 and includes five halfto full-day training sessions through April. Applications are being accepted from board members of 501(c)3 charitable organizations, service/civic and membership organizations, and government groups and coalitions.Up to four members from any board can apply, including the executive director/CEO). Application forms are available at www.cffk.org Effective leadership is critical in helping nonprofits achieve their goals, build stability, and meet community needs, said Dianna Sutton, president and CEO of the Community Foundation. The academy trains in leadership style, board governance, organizational development, financial literacy, fundraising and development, and strategic planning. Debbie Mason, president of Strategists Inc., facilitates the training. All sessions are held at the DoubleTree Grand Key Resort in Key West. To find out more, call Greg Charleston at 292-1502 or send an e-mail to info@cffk.org.Five-session academy runs through AprilNONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONSUF is designing a better helmetThe goal is increased safety, head protectionBy JEFF SCHWEERSGainesville SunSPORTS SAFETYGainesville Sun photo by ERICA BROUGHMechanical engineering student Gregory Parsard (left) watches as Keith Peters (center) of the Department of Radiology at the University of Floridas College of Medicine, and Ghatu Subhash, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at UFs College of Engineering, show variations on a graph of the amount of impact absorbed by different helmet linings. LIVING BRIEFS Keys InfoNet.com


KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNAd# 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 ASSOCIATION, 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, YACHTMANS 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 Any 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. Amy Heavilin, CPA Clerk of said Circuit Court By: Gwen Douglass As 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 Attorneys 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 Ad# 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 ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE LXS 2006-12N Plaintiff VS. DEBORAH MOORE; et al; Defendant And 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 Amy 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 Ad# 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 ASSOCATION, 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 AM 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. Any 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. Amy Heavilin, CPA Clerk of said Circuit Court By: Gwen Douglass As Deputy Clerk JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys 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 # 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 copy of your written defenses, 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 A d # 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 A nd 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. A MY 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 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 attorne y are set forth below. y 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 dba@gendersalvarez.com A nthony F. Diecidue, Esquire FBN: 146528 afd@gendersalvarez.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# 861885 Notice of sale Rainbow Title & Lien, Inc. will sell at Public Sale at Auction the following vehicles to satisfy lien pursuant to Chapter 677.209/210 of the Florida Statutes on February 13, 2014 at 10 A.M. *Auction will occur where each vehicle/vessel is located* 1977 Bonanza Travel TL, VIN# 235373438 Located at: Galloway Bay Mobile Home Park, 1361 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050 Lien Amount: $8,675.00 a) Notice to the owner or lienor that he has a right to a hearing prior to the scheduled date of sale by filing with the Clerk of the Court. b) Owner has the right to recover possession of vehicle by posting bond in accordance with Florida Statutes Section 559.917. c) Proceeds from the sale of the vehicle after payment lien claimed by lienor will be deposited with the Clerk of the Court. Any person(s) claiming any interest(s) in the above vehicles contact: Rainbow Title & Lien, Inc., (954) 920-6020. *All auctions are held with reserve* Some of the vehicles may have been released prior to auction LIC # AB-0001256 Published January 22,29, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 862880 INVITATION TO BID BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT (RO) SYSTEM REPLACEMENT CITY of KEY COLONY BEACH Sealed Bids for Key Colony Beach R/O System Building Project. Bids will be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on Fri., February 28, 2014 Bidding Documents are available at City Hall, 600 Ocean Drive, Key Colony Beach, FL 33051. There will be a Pre-Bid Meeting on site at 10:00 AM on Monday, February 10, 2014. For the full Invitation to Bid please visit the following web address: http://www.keycolonybeach.net /newsitem.php?id=16454784 If you have any questions call Melanie at 305-289-1212 ext 0, or email her at utilityclerk@key colonybeach.net Published January 18, 22, 25, 29, February 1, 5, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551


Wednesday, January 22, 2014 7B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 864552 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on February 25, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND INSPECTION (CEI) SERVICES FOR THE NO NAME KEY BRIDGE REPAIR PROJECT 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 22, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 867833 The FKCFPWD Florida Keys Council For People With Disabilities will hold its next meeting on January 30th, 2014 from 10am until 12pm at the Marathon Government Center. This is located at 2798 Overseas Highway in Marathon, FL 33050. The public is welcome to attend. The meeting will be held on the second floor of the building in the Growth Management Planning Conference Room, Suite 410. ADA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call Published January 22, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 869022 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. CAK13378 U.S BANK NATIONAL A SSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P. MORGAN ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006A 2 Plaintiff, vs. JAMES R. MARZELLA A/K/A JAMES MARZELLA; JAYNE E. MARZELLA A/K/A JAYNE MARZELLA K/N/A JAYNE ELLEN JURGENSOHN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMES R. MARZELLA A/K/A JAMES MARZELLA; JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMES R. MARZELLA A/K/A JAMES MARZELLA (RESIDENCE UNKNOWN) YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 22, BLOCK 3, AMENDED PLAT OF SUMMERLAND KEY COVE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 155 AIRPORT DRIVE N, SUMMERLAND KEY, FLORIDA 33042has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Kahane & A ssociates, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000, Plantation, FLORIDA 33324 on or before February 20, 2014, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or event, you are entitled, at no cost to y ou, to the p rovision of certain yp assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 10 day of January, 2014. A MY HEAVILIN A s Clerk of the Court By Shonta McLeod A s Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: notice@kahaneandassociates. com File No.: 13-00403 SPS Published January 22, 29, 2014 Florida Keys KeynoterLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? 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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 8B Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: 100867055-01BOAT YARD: General & mechanical maintenance, fiberglass & gel coat repairs. Must have drivers license. Marathon area. 305-434-5473 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 849-5934CERTIFIED HHA Fri., Sat, & Sun. Flexible hours. $17/hr. Call 631-831-0879 P/T/ MEDICAL ASST. needed in busy Tavernier office. For more information please call (305) 853-5151. 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: homelifellclife@aol.com Bluegreen 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 WorkplaceLandscaper Appx 20-25 hrs per wk, flexible daytime hours. Desk Clerk Part time 30-32 hrs per wk. Must be flexible. Apply in person only: 57612 Overseas Hwy, Grassy KeyRESORT HELP Immediate opening! Housekeeping Front Desk Reservations Dock Hand/General Maintenance Marathon, 305-797-1707 Make some Extra Cash Deliver our newspapers 7 days a week between 4:30 am and 7:30 am in Key West or Big Pine Key (2 positions needed) Potential income $350$450 per week For more information call Alex 305.522.1450 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, bluewaterboats@comcast.net AreaSalesManager PerformanceFoodservice Miamihasanopportunityfor AreaSalesManagersinthe UpperKeysandKeyWest areas.Musthave1to3years foodservicedistributionexp.If interested,pleaseapplyonline towww.pfgc.com.EOE305953-4900EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair tech. Must have valid drivers license & tools! Call (305) 664-3662. KENNEL CAREGIVER F/T Animal care duties reqd. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. This critical position will only be filled by a compassionate, caring individual that loves to work with animals and people. Evening and weekends required. Call Marathon Veterinary Hospital. 743-7099 199520MakoDualConsole Yamaha200KCB Motorruns greatboatsingoodcondition. Inwaterfortestrideanshow $6800OBO$6,800305-9245096ericmoorefl@gmail.com23 FORMULA "B" BRACKET 200 HP YAMAHA $6800. (305) 852-1770 Carolina Skiff Specialists All sizes & models: Sea Chasers, Bennington pontoons & Hydra. sports. Call Ft. Myers for West Coast pricing! 800-955-7543 24 Columbia Sailboat 1968 New: roller furling, O/B motor. Good liveaboard. $3,000 OBO. MM 99 oceanside. Dockage available. 305-942-3055 MotorWanted: Seeking qualityusedtenderoutboard6 -10hp. GrassyKey586-713-1262586 -321-1205 noozdood@gmail.comBoat slip for rent $200/mo. Up to 30. Can accommodate up to 40 catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric included. (305) 942-3055 1 DAVE BUYS PERMITS So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 All types of permits for sale! 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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 -gcc@westcare.com EEOC/DFWPFormerapplicantsneednotreapply Deliverournewspapers7daysa weekbetween4:30amand7:30am inKeyWestorBigPineKey (twopositionsneeded)Potentialincome $350-$450perweekFormoreinformationCallAlex305.522.1460 MAKESOME EXTRACASH MAKESOME EXTRACASH L o v e R e t a i l ? 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CallFRED'SBEDS MARATHON743-7277 T I K I H U T S N E W & R E P A I R 3 0 5 6 6 4 0 0 0 9 L i c # C Y C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551 Keys InfoNet.com Energetic, physically fit person needed full time to inspect, test, perform minor repairs & delivery of marine products in Key LargoSend email to positions@UniqueMarine.com with contact info and qualifications