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Classifieds . . . . .7B Living . . . . . . .3B Business . . . . . .7A Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .6BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2014 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014 VOLUME 61, NO. 14 25 CENTS Winning runsThe Conchs of Key West outran the Hurricanes of Coral Shores on Thursday for a victorious track meet. Story, 1A Pitching gemMarathons Kyle Pierce needed just 76 pitches to log the shutout in the Dolphins 5-0 victory over Coral Shores on Thursday. Story, 1A A Michigan man who died after being taken down by Key West police had 10 broken ribs, according to an autopsy report.The Florida Department of Law Enforcement remains tight-lipped about its investigation into the Nov. 28 death of Charles Eimers a week after he had his run-in with police.Monroe County Medical Examiner E. Hunt Scheuerman on Friday made clear that his report, released in response to a public records request, is dis-tinct from a final report on his findings and opinion. Before he finalizes that, hes awaiting FDLEs report on the circumstances surrounding Eimers death. In this particular case no opinions have been rendered, Scheuerman said.Eimers, 61, of Birch Run, Mich., died at Lower Keys Medical Center after being taken off life support on Dec. 4.Police pulled him over on North Roosevelt Boulevard on Nov. 28. Police said he pulled away from the traffic stop, drove through Old Town, then stopped his P.T. Cruiser on the sand at South Beach at the Atlantic end of Duval Street. While police were handcuffing Eimers (he was on his stomach in the sand), he began turning blue, according to Officer Thaddeus Calvarts account. At that point officers began performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation as EMTSBut ME draws no conclusions about man who died after being arrestedKEY WESTBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comAutopsy reveals cracked ribs KEY LARGOFoodie: Lionfish superbRiding along on a lionfish-collecting trip in rough Florida Keys waters Thursday was an adventure, said Andrew Zimmern, a popular show host on the Travel Channel. But sampling dishes made from the invasiveexotic fish was pure pleasure, he said.For years, people told me that lionfish was the best-eating fish they ever tasted, Zimmern said on the Port Largo Canal docks outside Sharkeys Pub. They understated it, he said, pausing between bites of lionfish ceviche. Its superb.In the Keys to film an episode for the new Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern series, the noted chef, food writer and awardwinning television host joined the Winter LocalsOnly Lionfish Derby hosted by the Reef Environmental Education Foundation of Key Largo. Skies were mostly clear but strong winds made boating and diving for lionfish a challenge, organizers said. It was really rough, REEF General Manager Martha Klitzkie said. Were lucky we have so many people dedicated to the [lionfish eradication] cause. Zimmern did not dive but journeyed out with the winning Islamorada Dive Center crew that captured 84 of the 143 lionfish taken by the contests seven teams. Its just fantastic that the community puts on a great event like this, Zimmern said. Even in these conditions, people were thrilled to be out there, slammin the lionfish for this very important cause. Lionfish are a Pacific species, armored with an array of venomous spines that protect it from predators. The invasive species, fast breeding and voraciously hungry, has spread through the Caribbean and poses a threat to native fish populations. Before Thursday, the largest lionfish ever taken in a Key Largo derby was 424Travel Channels Zimmern films episode in KeysBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comKeynoter photos by KEVIN WADLOWA video crew (above) for Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern on the Travel Channel zooms in on an array of dishes made with lionfish, an invasive exotic species, during filming Thursday in Key Largo. Show host Andrew Zimmern (below) enjoys a buffet of dishes made from lionfish at a lionfish derby. See Lionfish, 2A No Winn-Dixie for the villageIslamorada Village Council members thought they were voting Thursday night on a zoning change that would allow a Winn-Dixie supermarket to be built at mile marker 81 bayside on U.S. 1. But they didnt realize and the developer never divulged that Winn-Dixie is no longer interested in opening a store there. Instead, two other unnamed companies are negotiating deals with the developer. The five-member council approved the zoning change with a 3-2 vote, but the councilmen who cast the no votes feel misled. They lied to me. They just plain lied to me, and I dont like it, Councilman David Purdo said.But zoning OKd despite developer withholding infoBy DAVID GOODHUEgoodhue@keysreporter.comISLAMORADACouncil prayers staying for nowThe Marathon City Council on Tuesday wasnt ready to lose faith in a Dec. 11 resolution establishing prayer prior to public meetings.Fellow council members declined to go along with Councilman Mark Senmartins proposal to rescind the resolution, on which he was the only council member to vote no.Its been three weeks since the invocations started, Council woman Ginger Snead said. Lets let it go a little longer and see if the fire starts. Dont keep making changes to a resolution thats going to box us in more. Lets ride this resolution out and see how it works. She sponsored the invocation resolution and argued clergy have been scared away by attention the policyThird pastor offers up invocationBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON DELIVERING THE MESSAGE Keynoter photo by LARRY KAHNFifteen-year-old singer Lizzie Sider of Boca Raton on Friday visits second-, thirdand fifth-graders at Stanley Switlik Elementary School in Marathon to help the kids understand that there is no reason for bullying. She got her message across through music and interaction. She led similar assemblies Thursday at Plantation Key School and Key Largo School, and Friday at Sugarloaf School and Gerald Adams Elementary in Key West.See Winn-Dixie, 4ASee Paryer, 3ASee Autopsy, 2A


KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday, February 15, 2014 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW SAT.7463 SUN.7266 MON.7970 TUES.8272 Forecast: Expect mostly clear conditions into next week.For the extended forecast visitKeysInfoNet.com/weatherThe Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria. The currently are no beaches witg health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys. Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state. Please call for all other rates, including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon, Florida and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Address changes to FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER, PO BOX 500158, MARATHON, FL 33050-0158.Upper Keys 91655 Overseas Highway Tavernier, FL 33070 Newsroom . .(305) 852-3216 Advertising . .(305) 852-3216 Fax . . . . . .(305) 853-1040 Fax . . . . . .(305) 852-0199 Marathon 3015 Overseas Highway (P.O. Box 500158) Marathon, FL 33050-0158 Newsroom(305) 743-5551 Advertising . .(305) 743-5551 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-6397 Fax . . . . . .(305) 743-9586 E-mail keynoter@keynoter.com Missing your paper? We no longer offer same-day redelivery for missing or wet papers. Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551. After hours, call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSVisit Florida: Tourism increasesFlorida attracted an estimated 94.7 million tourists last year, about a 3.5 percent increase over 2012, according to Visit Florida, the states public-private marketing agency. The figure marks the third consecutive year the state has posted a record number of visitors. Visit estimated there were 91.4 million visitors in 2012 and 85.9 million in 2011. The bulk of the visitors are from the other states and U.S. territories, with the total growing 2.5 percent in year-to-year comparisons. Visit Florida also estimates there were 3.7 million Canadian visitors, a 4.1 percent increase, and 11.5 million visitors from overseas, a jump of 11.1 percent. The tourism number doesnt include the projected 20.1 million in-state trips taken by Floridians in 2013. News Service of Florida THE PORTER-ALLEN COMPANYINSURANCE Elizabeth M. Freeman David W. Freeman, C.P.C.U.294-2542In Florida Call Toll-free 1 (800) 292-2542513 Southard Street, Key West I JUST SOLD this unit a Casa Cayo in 71 days! For all your real estate needs, call me today! 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Marcy ReedREALTOR(305) 289-6505 1500 Overseas Hwy., #303Marathon Open 7 Days A Week abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: WINKLER Barbara Angela Winkler, age 56 of Key Largo, Florida formerly of E. Peoria, Illinois passed away on February 8, 2014. She was born on July 2, 1957 to Morris E. and Angela (Michael) Winkler. She grew up and worked on the family farm on Upper Spring Bay Road, East Peoria, IL and in 1985 moved to Key Largo, FL and resided there until her death. Barb loved to spend time with her family in both places. Barb was a 1975 graduate of Metamora Township High School, 1979 graduate of Bradley University majoring in History, Psychology, English and Secondary Education and obtained a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami in 1988 and became a member of the Florida Bar. She taught at Riverview Grade School, was a Loss Prevention Manager ad Personnel Manager for Kmart, and a Revenue and Settlement Officer for the Internal Revenue Service. She enjoyed fishing, lobstering, traveling, horseback riding, rose gardening, and needlepoint. Her parents, Morris and Angie, brother, Morris F. Winkler, stepfather, Ray Bowlby, and numerous aunts and uncles predeceased her. Mourning her passing: her loving husband of 24 years, Derrell Jay Bailey of Key Largo, and her stepsons Stephen Dean Bailey of Alabama; Sean (Jennifer) Bailey and Kendall Bailey of Key Largo, FL. She has two step grandchildren, Christopher Gage and Sarah Deann Bailey. A Funeral Mass will be at 10:00am Saturday Feb. 15, 2014 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Metamora with Father Neri Greskoviak officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 5pm until 7pm at Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel. Burial will be in St. Marys Cemetery in Metamora. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Marys School. Online condolences at www.masonfuneralhomes.com BARTLETT Captain John Harwood Bartlett age 66, born June 22, 1947, Oakland, California to parents Jerry F. Bartlett and Elisabeth Harwood Bartlett, died in his sleep at home on December 10, 2013. He lived in Alva, Florida with his loving spouse of 21 years, Elke Margaret Thuerling. John was an integral team member to Diana Nyads XtremeDream.com. He was the Navigator for her last three attempts to be the first person to swim from Cuba to Key West. With Johns diligent navigation, the team celebrated success on September 2, 2013 when Diana Nyad finally accomplished this monumental feat. John graduated Class of 1965, Penney HS, East Hartford, Connecticut, and attended Pratt Institute of Design, NY, for Industrial and Architectural Design. Living in Venice Beach and Monterey California, John acquired many skills including carpentry, auto painting, playing flute and guitar, meditation, sailing and sail making, before returning to Connecticut as a leather craftsman in the 70s, owning a store, True Hide in Manchester, CT, while also playing bass in the band Electric Cowboy. John Bartlett was an artist and gifted craftsman, musician, business owner, boat designer and builder. John loved windsurfing, sailing and sea kayaking! Living in the Florida Keys (mainly Marathon) for over 30 years, he became a skilled Captain, Sailor and Navigator, owned a sail loft, studied with a naval architect and started Coral Island Yachts, designing and building custom US Coast Guard certified day charter catamarans. Able to take a design concept from a small piece of paper to a finished sculpture on the water, John also designed and built Mirage, a unique 70 power outrigger as a Mothership for sea kayaking. Elke and John ran their eco charter business, Kayak Voyagers throughout the Florida Keys, Everglades, Bahamas and Gulf Islands off Fort Myers from 1999 to 2012. (KayakVoyagers.com is now carried on anew by Keith and Camille Klingele, Alva, FL.) John also learned to fly sport planes while living in Okeechobee, FL. John was an animal lover and regularly donated to several environmental causes and animal shelters. John is also survived by three sisters and their families: Peggy Goddard (husband Paul) in Los Angeles CA; Ann Singer (husband Mitchell) in Schenectady NY; Geri Hudkins in Alva FL; niece Jennifer Sexton, Wyncote PA; nephews Tom Wilkes (wife Lari) Alva FL; Derek Singer (wife Laura) Amherst NH; Russell Singer, Los Angeles CA, and by Elkes children Kristina Aston, Miami FL, and John Aston (wife Karen) Bristol CT. To honor the memory of John Bartlett, donations may be made to "CATNAHAF" or "NRDC". Catnahaf is John Bartletts first trimaran of his own design and build. A special fund, Catnahaf, has been set up to complete his dream. Mail donations to: Catnahaf, PO Box 1003, Alva, FL 33920. (coralislandyachts.com/Catnah af.html) NRDC-Natural Resources Defense Council is John Bartletts favorite environmental advocacy group. To donate, go to NRDC.org, click DONATE, and in the right hand column, click Honorary Gifts.NICKLER Hildegard (Hildy) Welsch Nickler 86, Summerland Key, Fl., passed Dec. 19, 2013. She was born in Elkhart, IN., Feb. 25, 1927 to Ernest G. and Barbara (Ebinger) Welsch. She was married to Arthur Nickler in 1945. She later married John Dickinson of Little Torch Key, Florida in 2001. John died in 2004. Hildy loved living in the Keys. Some of her greatest joys were spending time with her friends and helping her community in many different ways. Hildy loved her family more than anything. She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Nickler Alwood and son-in-law, Rick Oxford of Santa Barbara, CA; three brothers: Ernest Welsch, Englewood, FL., Herbert (Carol) Welsch, Ft. Myers, FL., and Kurt (Judy) Welsch, Pittsburgh, PA. She is also survived by two grandsons: Michael (Jennifer) Alwood, Forestville, CA., Christopher (Aimee) Alwood of Foothill Ranch, CA., and four great grandchildren. She had a very special relationship with her daughter Cindy. They traveled the world together; and, although they were often apart geographically, their hearts always beat as one. Please come celebrate a life well lived, at a memorial service to be held at the Big Pine Key Methodist Church on Key Deer Blvd at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday Feb. 22, 2014, officiated by Pastor Joyce Alexander. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: Big Pine Methodist Church, 280 Key Deer Blvd, Big Pine Key, Fl., 33043, Attn Pastor Joyce Alexander. Please mark your check "In Memory of Hildy Nickler". The donations will be used to help purchase an organ for the church. Hildy was a kind and caring person, truly a blessing. Her beautiful smile was a beacon of light to those who knew her. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed. REED Cynthia McCauley Reed 59, passed away Jan. 16, 2014. She was born Feb.10, 1954 in Houston, TX. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Glenn and Dennis McCauley. She is survived by her husband Thomas Allen Reed; one son Ryan Suarez (Lynn) of Denver, CO; one stepson Michael Reed (Joan) of Austin, TX; one daughter Margaret Suarez of Marathon, FL; one brother Frank McCauley of New Orleans, LA; two sisters, Pat Holder of Austin, TX and Bonnie Karreker (Michael) of Hinesville, GA; and five grandchildren. Services were held in Rockport Texax, Jan. 29th. arrived and took over.According to the autopsy report, Eimers had 10 broken ribs and wounds on both wrists. Key West attorney David Paul Horan, representing the Eimers family (no lawsuit has been filed) made the public-records request.We looked into that because we werent getting anything from Scheuerman, Horan said. Frankly none of it surprised us except the 10 broken ribs. Can you imagine, in CPR?www.thebluepaper.comreported that the patient was sick for another week at the hospital [after his arrest]and then refrigerated for another week prior to autopsy. Most of the indicators would have disappeared by then.It also reported that tissue and other specimens taken from Eimers at Lower Keys Medical Center were destroyed. Hospital spokes man Randy Detrick said CEO Nikki Will would have to address that but she was unavailable for comment. Meanwhile, FDLE spokes man Steve Arthur confirmed the investigation remains active. Those involved are Detective Janeth Calvert, sergeants Frank Zamora and Pablo Rodriguez, and officers Todd Stevens, Gary Lee Lovette, Kathyann Wanciak, Derek Wallis, Henry del Valle, Gabriel Garrido, Gustavo Medina, Nicholas Galbo, Thad Calvert and Matthew Johnson.Autopsy but mo opinionFrom Autopsy, 1A millimeters, about 16.5 inches, Klitzkie said. Today they brought three larger than that, Klitzkie said. The biggest was 445 millimeters. Zimmern previously traveled the globe to film several seasons of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern and Andrew Zimmerns Bizarre World. His new series on the Travel Channel focuses on offbeat American foods. The show usually airs at 9 p.m. Mondays. When the Keys edition will air hasnt been decided.Zimmern impressedFrom Lionfish, 1A Arraignment is delayedAs federal and state authorities continue to discus the appropriate venue to prosecute, a scheduled Thursday arraignment for the Soca family, accused of a massive drug trafficking operation based on Stock Island, was put off until Feb. 20.Juan Soca Sr., 63, Juan Soca Jr., 42, and Jose Soca, 38, appeared at the Freeman Justice Center in front of Monroe County Judge Wayne Miller, standing in for Circuit Court Judge Mark Jones. Assistant Monroe County State Attorney Mark Wilson, designated a special assistant U.S. attorney, asked for the continuance without comment or objection.Key West attorney Alan Fowler represents the Socas.On Jan. 29, Monroe County Sheriffs Office detectives served a search warrant on the 6th Street trailer compound of the Socas, then expanded the search to a nearby storage shed and three boats.Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said that by the time the search wrapped three days later, detectives recovered 10 kilos of cocaine (more than 22 pounds), more than two pounds of marijuana, 2,100 Xanax bars, 1,300 Oxycodone pills, a 7.5-gram cookie of crack, about 700 undersize lobster tails and $252,261 in cash believed to be drug proceeds.Jose Soca is charged with trafficking cocaine and Oxycodone, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possessing the short lobster tails, which were found in a freezer on his property. His bond is $6.055 million. Juan Soca Jr. is charged so far with trafficking cocaine and Oxycodone. Hes held on a $6 million bond. Juan Soca Sr. is charged with trafficking cocaine and is held on $1 million bond.All three are being held at the Monroe County Detention Center on Stock Island.Soca family charged with drug traffickingBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comCRIME FRONTA second woman on Friday came forward with allegations of inappropriate touching by Key West City Manager Bob Vitas. Linda Russin, in a phone call to City Attorney Shawn Smith and City Clerk Cheri Smith, reported that in June or July, her 23-year-old daughter told her, Bob Vitas grabbed her butt, according to a transcription of the call.Linda Russin said she is a concerned mother and had read the article in the newspaper and where there is smoke there is fire. The [unnamed] daughter does not want to come forward with a formal complaint, according to the phone call record.The alleged incident happened during a Navy League event at Finnegans Wake on Grinnell Street.In a Jan. 20 letter sent to the city, Steven Powell wrote that in October 2012, he and his wife Letisia were waiting for the annual Fantasy Fest parade to roll by a friends home on Whitehead Street when Vitas allegedly touched Letisia twice at the house then again later on Appelrouth Lane.Shawn Smith is investigating that.In response to the Powells allegation, Vitas denies wrong doing and said he was at a party during the parade when people starting doing a 1970s dance with bumping and when Steven Powell told him to stop, he did.Vitas earns $180,000 per year and was hired by the City Commission in June 2012 under a three-year contract.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST2nd woman says Vitas touched CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551


Patrol ends search for pilotThe Civil Air Patrol has called off its portion of a search for a pilot whos been missing since taking off from Florida Keys Marathon Airport on Feb. 7. Andrei Postelnicu was at the helm of a single-engine Piper PA-28 Cherokee when it left the Middle Keys airfield headed to Vero Beach Municipal Airport. The last contact he had with anyone was with the air control towers in West Palm Beach and Stuart around 8 p.m. Feb. 7. Since then, small parts of the rented plane and some of Postelnicus personal items were found, but not the pilot, a financial researcher and writer for Moodys Investor Service. Christine Weiss, spokeswoman for the Martin County Sheriffs Office, said Tuesday we have located a total of three small pieces of an aircraft, one of which specifically ties it by model number to a Piper aircraft. Wednesday, the Civil Air Patrol said over the course of this five-day operation, 25 volunteer professionals of the Civil Air Patrol have contributed nearly 1,000 man-hours, utilized five aircraft for a total of seven air sorties and performed numerous ground searches of local beaches. Through radar analysis, flight data and other investigative methods, the crash location has been narrowed down to within a very small area. Further attempts to locate the exact site will be made by other agencies equipped with marine capabilities. Those agencies include the U.S. Coast Guard.Group says crash site is narrowedAVIATION Saturday, February 15, 2014 3A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com TRIO SOLISTI"THE MOST EXCITING PIANO TRIO IN AMERICA" SAYS NEW YORKER MAGAZINE. UNRELENTING PASSION AND ZEALOUS ABANDON IN A SPECTACULAR PERFORMANCE. 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Proceeds benetting: Coral Shores Athletic Assoc, the Good Health Clinic and the Boy Scouts of AmericaFor more information Call 305-664-8120 Were selling boats and need listings! If youre considering selling or buying, contact BlueWater Boat Brokerage today. (305) 872-3123 bluewaterboats@comcast.net www.bluewaterboatbrokerage.com ANOTHER ONE SOLD BY BLUEWATER BOAT BROKERAGE! This beautiful 26 Century was listed and sold by BlueWater Boat Brokerage, 305-872-4272 Big Pine Key www.keysdentist.comVeneers can mask defects and give you a brilliant smile.Christopher D. Golden, D.M.D.American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association has drawn since approved. Theyre afraid of what theyre going to say, apparently, she said. Language used in invocations thus far has drawn the praise of some and the criticism of others beginning with Marathon Church of God Pastor Nick Vaughn using the word Jesus, as opposed to the more broad term God, on Jan. 14. On Jan. 28, Rev. Bruce Crabtree from Martin Luther Chapel gave a three-minuteplus prayer that some residents claimed was a sermon. It alluded to Creationism as the reason for the universe. But the prayer itself wasnt the issue on Tuesday; finding someone to deliver it was. Rev. Jeff Cox of the First Baptist Church on 62nd Street in Marathon agreed to give the invocation after being contacted by City Clerk Diane Clavier, who was given Coxs phone number by Snead. His invocation was short and didnt mention a deity but did mention heavenly father and in the name of your son I pray. Clavier received just two responses to 64 letters she sent to clergy Keyswide soliciting interest in giving the invocation. She sought council direction on whether to expand the search or do away with the policy.Snead opened the discussion by suggesting the council produce a standard invocation used at each council meeting. Thats not allowed, Senmartin pointed out prior to moving the resolution be rescinded. Senmartins motion died without a second.I think it says specifically in the resolution that were not to dictate what is said and that were only supposed to allow clergy, Senmartin said.City Attorney John Herin agreed and recommended against a standardized invocation. The courts have suggested very strongly that you need to tread carefully and not impose your version of what religion should be, Herin said. Herin also recommended scrapping invocations and revisiting them at a later meeting.The clerk has called me on a number of occasions and indicated she has reached out far and wide. Its at a dead end because we dont have the people, he said.The council took no formal action, but basically directed staff to leave the policy alone. If people come out, they come out. If they dont, we dont have an invocation beforehand. It was passed by this council and it should run its course, Vice Mayor Chris Bull said. Dick Ramsay, whos sided with Senmartin since his Dec. 11 vote to approve invocations, was absent Tuesday. He was in Tallahassee on city business and submitted a statement Clavier read into the record.Ramsay wrote that he feels the invocation policy is distracting from day-to-day city business and creating disharmony within our community.For now, prayers stay at meetingsFrom Prayer, 1A POSTELNICUKeynoter StaffThe courts have suggested very strongly that you need to tread carefully and not impose your version of what religion should be. John Herin, Marathon city attorney


Patricia Silver, an Islamorada attorney representing developers 81001 Overseas Highway LLC and Win-Development LLC, said her clients have no obligation to say who the proposed tenant of the 22,237-squarefoot building is, as long as that company plans to build a grocery store. All I wanted was approval for what the law requires, Silver said Friday. When asked if the developers had any intention of telling the council the proposed supermarket is not Winn-Dixie, Silver said its not relevant. I didnt say it wasnt [a Winn Dixie] and I didnt say it was, Silver said. Win-Development and 81001 took over the project last summer after the previous developer, Net5 FDA, went into foreclosure. Since then, never did WinDevelopment, 81001, anyone on the village planning staff or the Village Council ever publicly state that any company other than WinnDixie would operate from the property.Owen Ewing of WinDevelopment would not name the companies in question. This was one of several reasons Mayor Ted Blackburn said he voted against granting the developer a major conditional-use permit to allow the zoning change.There is no opportunity for us to vet who will be coming in, he said. But Purdo and Blackburn were outnumbered by their three colleagues, who did not take issue with the developers not naming the proposed tenant.A grocery store is a grocery store is a grocery store, said Councilman Mike Forster.Nor did the council members take issue with the fact that the council communication that planning staff gave them, dated Feb. 13, the day of the meeting, is crystal clear that WinnDixie is the proposed tenant. Winn-Dixie is mentioned 56 times in the document.Cheryl Cioffari, Isla moradas director of planning, said Friday that the developers never told her or her staff that they were changing tenants. Cioffari said she does not know when the developers knew Winn-Dixie withdrew from the project.I dont know when they knew because they never told me, Cioffari said. Forster said that legally, the developer does not have to say who the tenant will be. He also said Publix, which received preliminary council approval in December to build a grocery store on Upper Matecumbe Key, is within its right to turn around and sell its property to another company wishing to build a supermarket. I wish the box could be unfolded and unwrapped and someone could pop out and say here I am, but I dont think thats going to happen, Forster said.Cioffari said her decisionmaking process is not influenced by who the proposed tenant is, but rather the merits of the rezoning application. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4A Saturday, February 15, 2014 Offer ends 3/31/14. Restrictions apply. Not available in all areas. Limited to new residential customers. 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Stephen McNally from the pool Wednesday during a casualty simulation exercise at the Armys Special Forces Underwater Operations School at Fleming Key. The demonstration was put on for Brig. Gen. David Fox, who honored the dive school with the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and Schools Safety Program of the Year Award for 2013. A grocery ... is a groceryFrom Winn-Dixie, 1A NEWS BRIEFSParasailing law is gaining airAn effort to impose minimum regulations on the parasailing industry, aided by video of a ghastly accident last summer that went viral on the Internet, is starting to get off the ground in the state Legislature. The Senate Regulated Industries Committee on Thursday unanimously backed a measure (SB 320) that sponsor Maria Sachs (D-Delray Beach) said should lessen the chance Florida will again find itself showcased worldwide as a risky place for amusements. It would prohibit parasailing operations when sustained winds are 20 mph or higher or when lightning storms are within seven miles. News Service of Florida


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A focus on law enforcement for Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary waters dominates a daylong meeting of the sanctuarys advisory council Tuesday in Key West. Officers from several state and federal agencies that patrol or prosecute violations within the 2,900square-mile sanctuary will make presentations to the volunteer advisers in the open session. Council member Chris Bergh plans to seek a resolution from the group that asks the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin istration for more money and resources needed to enforce sanctuary regulations in order to protect critical marine habitat, including coral reef, hard bottom, seagrass meadows, mangrove communities, sand flats, and historical [or] cultural resources. It is one of the most important issues that we have to deal with here, said council member Ben Daughtry, a Marathon marine-life collector. Strained government budgets in recent years have decreased on-the-water patrols that protect no-harvest areas and enforce other sanctuary regulations. During recent sanctuary council meetings to discuss new protected areas or expansion of existing ones, critics argued that enforcement personnel at sea already are stretched too thin to safeguard existing no-take areas.One of the biggest complaints from users now is that [the sanctuary staff] cant take care of what that have now, so why change anything or add new areas for protection, Daughtry said.Council member Don DeMaria, a Lower Keys commercial diver, agreed, Basically, any time a new rule is implemented that cannot be properly enforced, we have just created a type of limited entry system for those that will cheat. The honest fisherman is excluded.The meeting begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Double Tree Grand Key Resort, 3990 South Roosevelt Blvd. A panel discussion at 2:45 p.m. involves federal and other law enforcement and prosecutors. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6A Saturday, February 15, 2014 Saturday, February 22, 2014from 9AM to 4PM Located at Tarpon Creek MM 53.5 Behind the Holiday Inn Express & Suits Keys Federal Credit Union Prop Tec A Clean Machine Salt Service Inc. Sea Squared Charters West Marine Centennial Bank Garmin Come Visit Our Guest VendorsCome check out our annual In Water Boat Show. This is a chance for qualified buyers to take an in water test drive with factory representatives on a variety of EdgeWater, Cobia and Parker brands. If you are looking for a bay boat, center console or offshore express you do not want to miss out on this great opportunity. We have in stock Yamaha engines 2.5HP to 300HP with Yamahas extended warranty promotion.For questions call us at 305.743.6341www.MarathonBoatYard.comMarathon Boat Yard Marine CenterAnnual In Water Boat Show Feb. 21, 22, 23, 2014 Public Meetings Scheduled by and with the City of Marathon for February 2014Please note that more than one Marathon City Council/Board/Committee member may participate in the meetings listed.City Council City Manager Dick Ramsay, Mayor Roger Hernstadt Chris Bull, Vice Mayor City Attorneys Richard Keating, Councilmember Gray-Robinson Mark Senmartin, Councilmember Ginger Snead, Councilmember CITY OF MARATHONSUBJECT: DATE: TIME: LOCATION: City Hall Closed (Presidents Day) 02/17/14 Planning Commission Meeting 02/18/145:30pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy.Dedication of Sombrero Lighthouse Monument02/22/149:00amOceanfront Park, 9805 Overseas Hwy. Charter Review Committee 02/24/144:00pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. City Council Meeting 02/25/145:30pmMarathon Fire Station, 8900 Overseas Hwy. To view the full City of Marathon calendar please visit our website: www.ci.marathon.fl.usPursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at any meeting or workshop noted herein, he or she will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose s he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made; which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City of Marathon complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a disabled person requiring special accommodations or assistance, please notify the City Clerk at (305) 289-5020 of such need at least 72 hours (3 days) in advance. 02/12/14hpPublished Keynoter 2-15-14 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 JOSH MOTHNER(305) 942-9519 Lot 10 Copa Doro Marathon Lot 5 N. Bahama Drive Duck Key Open 7 Days A Week I JUST SOLD THESE 2 LOTS FOR THE FULL LIST PRICE! Looking to BUY or SELL here in the Florida Keys? Call me today! www.SoldInTheKeys.comBoard hones in on enforcementNATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARYBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com FWC limits sea cucumber takeOperators of a Ramrod Key processing facility for sea cucumbers came up short in their appeal to Floridas fishery managers Wednesday. Agreeing with concerns of agency staff and licensed marine-life collectors, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission unanimously approved a 200-animal daily boat limit of sea cucumbers beginning April 1. We definitely would be out of business if the Florida Sea Cucumber Corp. cannot purchase larger quantities from the few fish collectors who sell to the company, owner Eric Lee told the FWC board at its Tampa meeting. Florida sea cucumbers (Holothuria floridana) can be taken in commercial quantities only by the states licensed marine-life collectors, who mostly harvest live fish for sale in the aquarium industry. Jeff Turner, president of the Florida Marine Life Association that represents most of the 160 collectors, said the group strongly endorses the 200 daily boat limit for sea cucumbers. No new marine-life permits are being issued. The slow-growing and slow-moving [sea cucumbers] could be easily overfished in short order with a larger limit that attracts more sellers, Turner said. Dried and processed sea cucumbers are popular in Asia for nutritional and medicinal purposes. Since the animals are mostly water, it can take dozens to make a pound of sellable product, Lee said. Most of the harvests likely would occur in Florida Keys waters, FWC biologist Melissa Recks told the agency board. Other worldwide areas that commercially fish for sea cucumbers often experience a boom and bust cycle where pressure quickly depletes the species population. Since the invertebrates are important to the marine ecosystem and no one knows how many sea cucumbers live in Florida waters, she said, a precautionary approach is warranted while this fishery develops. If the daily limit were raised to 500 or 800 animals, Turner said, more licensed collectors may start selling sea cucumbers for food. I dont think we would have a sustainable fishery at that rate, he said.200 a day is in effect as of April 1OUR ENVIRONMENT This is a Florida sea cucumber. Theyre popular as food and for medicinal purposes in Asia.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comCity is giving up $1.53 million grantThe city of Marathons longstanding vision to make Boot Key a first-class ecotourism destination is on hold for the foreseeable future.The City Council on Tuesday begrudgingly forfeited a $1.53 million grant awarded through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program in 2011 to help finance the purchase of most of the island. The city would have had to match that $1.53 million.For years, the city has aimed to package Boot Key with local attractions like Crane Point Museum and Nature Center, the Dolphin Research Center, Pigeon Key and the Turtle Hospital to market the Middle Keys as an environmentally friendly vacation spot. While it pains me greatly, at this point, I dont think that its fair for us to hold that money up so someone else who has a willing buyer could use it. Id be willing to say were not getting anywhere, Councilwoman Ginger Snead said. New York native Barry Yampol owns 99 percent (more than 1,000 acres) of the 1,100-acre island just off Marathon in the citys Old Town area. Its mostly unbuildable wetlands, but Yampol does have several building rights.The bridge to the island was closed to auto and pedestrian traffic on Dec. 3, 2007, after the city declined to pay the estimated $10 million that was needed for crucial repairs.The city has long pursued purchasing the island from its three private owners, but Yampol has been unwilling. Keys Radio Group owner Joe Nascone and Marathon Wireless Communications Inc. own small portions.This was a grant we sought and were one of six [governments] in Florida that got it. We may never have an opportunity to apply for it again, city Planning Director George Garrett told the council.On April 9, 2012, Yampol sued the city claiming the city took his land by refusing to repair the bridge. It was the only land access to the island.He lost, with acting Circuit Court Judge Ruth Becker ruling Yampols suit was filed four months too late.Becker made the same ruling in another takings case involving Nascone. He sued in time and settled with the city in September 2011 for $3 million. City Attorney John Herin said Yampol has appealed Beckers decision to the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON


Saturday, February 15, 2014 7A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com HEART INSTITUTEwww.shermenshospital.org msmc.com Contemporary Cardiovascular Medicine In Your BackyardSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22 9:15 A.M. 3:30 P.M.DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, LOCATION HAS CHANGED Marathon High School Auditorium350 Sombrero Beach Road9:15 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Welcome! Bruce Boros, M.D.; Dr. Hal Leftwich, CEO, Fishermens Community Hospital and Charlene Welker, Sr. VP of Network Development with Mount Sinai Medical Center 9:30 a.m. 10:15 a.m.Joan Homan, M.D., BC Cardio, MBAKnow your Numbers/ Womens Cardiac Health 10:15 a.m. 11:00 a.m.Richard Berger, M.D., F.A.C.C.Risk Factors/Recommendationsand Mount Sinai Medical Center connection with Fishermens Community Hospital11:00 a.m. 11:45 a.m.Jason Jacobson, M.D., F.A.C.C. Current Interventions for TreatingArrhythmias and the Use of Pacemakers and Defibrillators11:45 a.m. 12:10 p.m.Panel Q&A12:10 p.m. 12:45 p.m.Lunch12:45 p.m. 1:30 p.m.Bruce L. Boros, M.D., F.A.C.C. Cardiac Genetic Testing1:30 p.m. 2:15 p.m.Roger Steinfeld, M.D., F.A.C.C. Cardiac Interventions for CAD2:15 p.m. 3:00 p.m.Robert Beasley, M.D. Peripheral Vascular Interventions3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.Panel Q&ASeating is limited. To RSVP, please call Dianne Weitz at 305.289.6207 Whats New in Cardiovascular CarePublic Invitation to Keys-Wide Cardiology Session: NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FLORIDA KEYS AQUEDUCT AUTHORITY FLORIDA KEYS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. BOARD ROOM 91630 Overseas Highway Tavernier, Florida 33070 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014 10:00 a.m.The purpose of the Regular Meeting is for the Board to take action on routine business matters for the FKAA (potable water and wastewater issues) and to receive reports on operational aspects of the organization. All agendas and backup can be viewed on our web site @ www.fkaa.com., or a copy of the Agenda, or any backup, is available upon request from FKAA, Elvira Sawyer, Executive Office Coordinator, 1100 Kennedy Drive, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 295-2203, esawyer@fkaa.com.Published Keynoter 2-15-14 EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OILS Specialty Oils | Balsamic Vinegars Explore more than 42 varieties of the finest, freshest Extra Virgin Olive Oils & imported Balsamic Vinegars available to taste. Plus gourmet pastas including gluten free and more. CASA MAR VILLAGE MARKETPLACE 90773 Old Highway Daily 9 am 5 pm Tel: 305.735.4375 www.olivemorada.com Heron-Peacock turns over keysThe nonprofit Heron-Pea cock Supported Living agreed on Thursday to turn over the keys to eight apartments its operated on city of Key Westowned land since 1999.The Monroe County Homeless Services Continuum of Care board approved Heron-Peacocks request to transfer the lease for the Peacock Apartments to the Key West-based nonprofit Florida Keys Outreach Coalition. The apartments are in the Poinciana Housing complex on Duck Avenue.Everything were doing is a strategic decision by our board in order to guarantee the long-term sustainability of these programs and provide uninterrupted services to our clients, Heron-Peacock Executive Director Rick Casey said.Final approval to transfer the leases would be given by the Key West City Com mission. Casey said he expects it to be considered by that board some time in March.In the meantime, HeronPeacock will concentrate its efforts on the Heron, an assisted-living facility in the Coco Plum area of Marathon housing 16 full-time residents with chronic mental illnesses. Its been there 25 years.However, Casey said the nonprofit is also pursuing an arrangement for that facility to be taken over. He declined to discuss specifics because no deal has been finalized.Nonprofit organizations Keyswide have felt the pinch in recent years as annual funding sources and other available money has dried up. In Heron-Peacocks case, it necessitated major changes.The public funding we compete for has gone down 60 percent in the last four years, Casey said. Weve been unable to recover that from private individuals, foundations and fundraising. That loss was significant. Heron-Peacock employs two workers at the Peacock Apartments. Theyd stay on and work for the Outreach Coalition. The property serves 31 individuals and is typically always at capacity with mentally ill adults, Casey said.The age of clients ranges widely, from 24 to 60, and average stays is anywhere from six months to more than two years. Thats because one set of apartments is transitional while another is more permanent housing.We provide housing, medication supervision, medical and psychiatric appointments and referral to other social services throughout Key West, Casey said of the Peacock Apartments. The Heron in Marathon is an assisted-living facility and legally requires the nonprofit to provide more indepth care to those clients. Rev. Stephen Braddock, president and chief executive officer of the Outreach Coalition, said he expects a seamless transition at the Peacock. Ive been working closely to see there will be no disruption of housing or client services, he said. Not even the name would change, Braddock said. Im laser-focused on addressing the maintenance and repairs needed to ensure the longterm stability, he said. I believe this will just be enhancements and a renewed sense of stability.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comSOCIAL SERVICES120-foot tower revisitedAn independent thirdparty review could clear the way for a cell tower on the same vacant 64th Street lot that was denied by the Marathon City Council in December 2011.The citys advisory Planning Commission is slated to consider granting Keys Wi-Fi Inc. a conditional-use permit to construct a 120-foot tower on the property owned by Realtor Brian Schmitt.The Planning Commission hearing, set for Tuesday, comes after the city hired Marathonbased Solaria Design & Consulting Co. to evaluate the project. Planning Director George Garrett said the report was finalized this week and is favorable to Keys Wi-Fi.In their review of the project, there werent any technical deficiencies. There may be other technologies you could use, but theyre not appropriate for cost-benefit considerations, Garrett said.Keys Wi-Fi owner Rick Richter previously intended to construct a 150-foot tower on the roughly 10,000-squarefoot lot near U.S. 1. It was voted down, 3-2, with council members Ginger Snead, Rich Keating and Pete Worthington voting to deny.Richter sued the city in March 2012, and Circuit Court Judge David Audlin ruled in June the council was within its rights to not allow construction of the tower.The independent review by Solaria wasnt done in 2011, but could have been required by the city. Garrett said at the time that he actually didnt think we needed it.The councils denial came despite Garretts recommendation and a unanimous Planning Commission vote in favor of the tower. Snead, Keating and Worthington were concerned with placing it in a residential area. Its basically surrounded by commercial properties on three sides. The property behind it is commercially zoned and right now its got trees on it, Garrett said. Richter said in October that wireless giants Verizon and AT&T have expressed interest in renting space on the tower. There is a gap in coverage in the middle of Marathon, with no towers between Coco Plum Drive and 20th Street. If approved by the commission on Tuesday, the conditional use would require City Council approval at a later date. The planning panels meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the fire station at Florida Keys Marathon Airport.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON


Opinion & EditorialSaturday, February 15, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter 8A 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 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. FLORIDA STATE ARCHIVESMonday is Presidents Day, when we celebrate the history of our nations top elected leaders. Numerous U.S. presidents have visited the Keys when both in office and after they left office Truman, FDR, Kennedy, Carter and Clinton, among others. Here, President William Howard Taft (with the mustache) visits Key West with friends in 1912.CELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALWise ideas for Old Seven MileLETTERS TO THE EDITOR LETTERS TO THE EDITORReligions at nations coreI am an American citizen who believes that this country was founded on religion. The negative responses to Pastor Nick Vaughns invocation at a Marathon City Council meeting are totally pointless. He was asked to pray and he did just that. Each clergy person will pray the way he or she does every day, so get over it. They should not have to change the way they pray every day just to satisfy one councilman and the mayor. Some pray to the stars, some to Buddha, God, Jesus, Allah and many more in each belief. If the councilman is so opposed to prayer, let him remain seated as he has in the past and let the ones who want prayer over the council and its decisions to do what is best for our beautiful city do that. Pastor Nick just wants the council to make good choices for the place where he lives, along with the rest of us that live here. I am glad that prayer is finally in our council meetings. Where is the thank-you to Pastor Nick from the city? He has never turned the city away in helping with the Family Fun Day, Family Skate Night, feeding the homeless and many more things he has stepped up to the plate to help with. He has gotten the church to step up and do for the city in these events, as well. So where are the thank-yous that should be written about his help and support? Enough is enough in the newspaper and dragging him through the mud for doing what he was asked to do. Wake up, people, and stand up for the other side. I know I am. Chic Reichel MarathonReservations for homelessPeople have been replaced by machines. Millions are homeless. The national policy with respect to homeless people is passive euthanasia. If a woman is homeless, she has lost her right to her land. If a man is homeless, he has lost the right to his land. Being forced to live without shelter causes the natural consequence of unnatural death. The homeless are surviving somewhere on the land, anyway. It is the responsibility of society to recognize this basic fact of life. Five to eight acres of land is enough to resolve the issue of every homeless family in Key West. Homeless people would own the land in common, same as Indian reservations. This is a compromise between the taxpayers, the homeless people, downtown merchants and government. The American homeless land model is a plan at no cost to the taxpayers, no cost to the state and no cost to the downtown merchants. The city of Key West finds itself with abundant wealth and could easily afford to five to eight acres of land to the homeless. The homeless would be required to keep the peace at all times or forfeit the right to the land. Ultimately, the American homeless land model is an effort to establish one homeless land reservation in each county of the United States. In addition, any municipality can choose to create a homeless reservation adjacent to that municipality as civil defense for the people, located on the least-valuable land, ordinarily near the county or municipal dump. Kenneth Churchill Medford, N.Y. As an avid fisherman, the Miami International Boat Show, which opened Thursday and runs through Monday, is an annual pilgrimage. This year I will be tearing my daughter away from her PlayStation long enough to accompany me. Shes started to enjoy fishing with me and, once there, I think shell share my amazement at the size of the crowd of fellow anglers testing out the latest electronic gadgetry in pursuit of gaining ever-greater efficiency in catching more fish. The boat show, as enjoyable as it is, underscores the strength of two unprecedented pressures placed on our fisheries: Ever-growing coastal populations and new technologies that ease the search for fish. These are longstanding pressures. Weve all struggled with the consequences.So I am shocked that U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) is proposing a draft bill he calls the Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act. In one stroke, this bill would gut one of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Acts most successful conservation provisions annual catch limits. In many of my daughters favorite video games, she is awarded a set number of credits that she must manage to grow in her game world. Annual catch limits work much the same way for fish.The ocean has only so many newly spawned fish each year. Unlike my daughters game where she can simply start over, when annual catch limits are exceeded, our fisheries do not have a reset button, which means fishery populations face the real threat of depletion. This is proven science. There is no denying that annual catch limits have been painful for anglers, but there is also no denying that they are good laws that should not be gutted just as they are showing success. I witnessed the roller-coaster ride of a species in decline before managers agreed to set sustainable fishing levels for grouper, which resulted in shorter seasons or full closures until the population rebuilt. If managers had been proactive, setting science-based annual catch limits and the accountability measures to enforce them before the species was in full decline, we anglers would not have to wait as fishery managers fumbled for the reset button and forced us to wait for nature to run its course and the stocks to replenish. Anglers worth their salt understand were all stewards of the sea. And with stewardship comes responsibility. Our nation once took great pride in willingly enduring self-sacrifices now to protect the future of resources that belong to our children as much as ourselves. The ocean isnt a limitless resource. Yes, its resilient. But only with proper care and management. I am teaching my daughter to respect the rules resource managers set to ensure good fishing tomorrow, even if they sting today. Congress would teach her a very different lesson if it tampers with the Magnuson-Stevens Act as the House draft bill proposes. Our leaders in Congress, I would have to explain to her, misunderstand what must be done to ensure good fishing for the present and the future. When the Magnuson-Steven Act was last reauthorized in 2007, Congress took great strides to end overfishing. The maxim then was as true as it is today: Overusing public trust marine resources weakens fishing communities. Its toying with my daughters fishing future. And it violates responsible stewardship. This is simple stuff. A child can understand it. Congress once did, too, as the Magnuson-Stevens Act proves. Lets hope it hasnt forgotten. David Moss of Davie in Broward County represents recreational fishing interests on the South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils SnapperGrouper Advisory Panel.State, county, local governments step up to preserve piece of historyPreservation often involves recycling the purpose of a structure: Change its use but keep the original design or adaptive reuse, to get clinical about it. One of the most successful repurposing projects is New York Citys High Line Park, a greenway built on top of a mile of abandoned railroad tracks. Its a metro attraction year-round that turned a not-so-pretty stretch of elevated tracks into a lush, open place to walk, attend a concert or just chill. A similar plan for the old Seven Mile Bridge in Marathon is now in the works, and its a great idea. Originally built as part of Henry Flaglers Overseas Railway in the early 1900s, the bridge was considered a major engineering feat at the time. It was replaced with a new span in the early 1980s. But it never lost its appeal to locals and visitors alike. The remaining 2.2-mile span accessible to the public is a great place to take a stroll, exercise or watch a spectacular Keys sunset. But as it has deteriorated, the Florida Department of Transportation has been considering closing the 100-year-old span to public access for safety and budget reasons. No more. Thanks to officials from DOT, Monroe County and the city of Marathon working together throughout the fall, a plan is being hammered out to turn the bridge into a park. A little over $77 million has been designated by DOT, the county and the city for repairs and to cover 30 years of maintenance. DOT will foot $57 million of the bill over the next three decades and retain ownership of the bridge. Monroe County will contribute $14.2 million and Marathon $5.3 million. A preservation group called Friends of Old Seven plans a fundraising campaign for private donors to help pay for beautification on the bridge and nearby areas. One of those neighbors is Pigeon Key, an island where Flaglers railroad workers stayed and accessible by walking, biking or skating the old Seven Mile; or by boat. There are several typical Keys cottages on the tiny, picturesque island, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Its a charming Keys historical attraction. Converting the bridge into a park will be a boost for the islands staunch supporters and fans. And Marathon hopes to gain from the linear, elevated park, as well. City boosters believe it will draw overnight visitors who, these days, just stop for gas or drive straight through to Bahia Honda State Park, Big Pine Key and Key West in the Lower Keys. A lot of credit should be doled out to the folks from DOT, Monroe County and Marathon. Early last fall it looked like the bridge would eventually be closed to the public as saltwater and other elements continued to eat at it and the price tag for repairs kept rising. But wiser thinking prevailed. Flagler would be pleased. Miami Herald GUEST COLUMNFishing bag limits are key to sustainability MOSSDisabled boy is let downToday, I heard that my grandsons bike was taken late Sunday night from his home in a gated community in Key Largo. He is a 12-year-old that has a disability. He learned to ride that bike even though doctor said he would not be able to ride it. Every night he rode. How sad. The family works hard and cant afford another. His aunt bought him that for Christmas. So if you notice someone is riding a bike he or she did not have before and it is green and black, please notify your police. Please make a young man have faith in his fellow neighbors. Carolyn Maczuga New Port RicheyScouts send thanksBoy Scout Troop 901 in Marathon, would like to send out a big thank you to our community for helping us reach our goal last year to attend Camp Daniel Boone in North Carolina for our summer camp. Some of the boys had never been outside of Florida and were extremely excited to see mountains for the first time and swim in 55-degree water. They couldnt have done it without the generosity of our community. Michael Roberts Scoutmaster Marathon Thanks from organizersOn behalf of the Art Under the Oaks organizational team, I would like to thank the Keys community for the interest and participation in this years event, held Jan. 18 at San Pedro Catholic Church in Tavernier.The participants and visitors made this years festival very successful in both attendance and financial aspects. All the proceeds will go to support San Pedro Catholic Church, which in turn cares for the Upper Keys poor, homeless and needy.The 31st annual shows success was a direct result of hard work by Art Under the Oaks committee members, volunteers, local organizations, vendors and the locals/tourists that attended.A special thank-you goes to the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative for setting up U.S. 1 road barriers, traffic cones, tables and chairs; the Key Largo Rotary for setting up the food tent; Sun 103.1-FM; and the One Blood bloodmobile for its participation and help. This one-day event helps San Pedro Church accomplish its mission. Pat Dodson, director Art Under the Oaks TavernierKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWEddie Osborne from Miramar displays his Pan-African crafts and musical instruments at the Jan. 18 Art Under the Oaks.


Saturday, February 15, 2014 9A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com MARKETPLACE Recent Real Estate SalesSALES vs. LAST YEAR: 100 percent Based on information from the Florida Keys Board of REALTORS, Inc. (alternatively, from the Florida Keys MLS, Inc.) for the period February 1 February 8, 2014. Key PricePriceDays Listing Office, Selling Office, AddressListedSoldListedListing Agent Selling Agent Big Pine Key 1851 Long Beach Dr$793,000$720,00058SBX Commercial R.E./J. Searcy, P. BattyCentury 21 Schwartz/Susan Rich 00 Clover Lane Way $25,000$25,0000Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Team SharpeColdwell Banker Schmitt/Team SharpeCoco Plum 00 Ave G* $275,000$260,00053American Caribbean/Ginger HendersonAmerican Caribbean/Ginger HendersonCudjoe Key 22993 Calico Jack Cir$379,000$350,000385Action Keys Realty FL Keys/Cheryl MosesAmerican Caribbean/Sandra TuttleDuck Key 5 Bahama Dr* $55,000$55,000291American Caribbean/Kristen BrennerColdwell Banker Schmitt/Joshua MothnerKey Colony Corner of 10th & Ocean Dr $125,000$125,00030American Caribbean/Kathryn RummeryAmerican Caribbean/Kathryn RummeryKey Largo 116 Sable Palm Ln$299,000$265,0001343Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Maryann WarrenWeichert, NuStar AssociatesJoe Vigo 137 1st Ct$229,000$225,000281Century 21 Schwartz/Charity ReblCentury 21 Schwartz/Charity Rebl 1500 Shaw Dr$499,000$447,500146Ocean Sotheby's Intnl/Kim Bagnell ThalerShoreline Properties/Kathe Kaile 6 Bowen Dr$179,000$120,000103Century 21 Schwartz/Beverly Dillon Century 21 Schwartz/Beverly Dillon 3 Norwood Ave$175,000$172,50062RE/MAX Keys Properties/Jim SignorColdwell Banker Schmitt/Carol HerdockKey West 527 Margaret St$519,000$405,000227Century 21 All Keys/Ralph SanchezCentury 21 All Keys/Ralph Sanchez 808 Olivia St$689,000$692,500164Doug Mayberry R.E./Kimball IngramDoug Mayberry R.E./Kimball Ingram 1019 Eaton St$549,500$450,000134Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Barbara CrespoSeaport Realtors/Steven Schwartz 2330 Seidenberg Ave$689,000$672,50084Richard Padron & Assoc/Michael SpirnakTruman & Co./Lezlie Roark 129 Golf Club Dr$449,000$427,00084Pr udential Knight & Gardner/L.Condos, M. RostienR ichard Padron & Assoc./Michael Spirnak 301 Grinnell St$279,000$274,00051Location 3 R.E. of KW/D. Batty, J. UnkeC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Victor Musmanno 720 Elizabeth St$625,000$600,0007Prudential Knight & Gardner/Andrew BirrellPr udential Knight & Gardner/Andrew BirrellLower Matecumbe 205 Gulfview Dr$799,000$742,000258C oldwell Banker Schmitt/S. Freeman, A. DavisC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Alina DavisMarathon 58 Tranquility Way$299,000$289,0001587Exit Realty Florida Keys/Mindy GainesHawks Cay Resort Sales/Margaret Crowley 11 Sombrero Blvd$177,000$155,000170American Caribbean/Ginger HendersonColdwell Banker Schmitt/Samuel Williams 1500 Overseas Hwy$519,000$465,00071American Caribbean/Stacie KidwellColdwell Banker Schmitt/Marcy Reed 10701-1070 3rd Ave$175,000$165,00018RE/MAX Marathon Vac./Paul LabossiereAmerican Caribbean/Karen Raspe 00 Copa D'oro E Ave $160,000$160,0000C oldwell Banker Schmitt/Jonathan PoortmanC oldwell Banker Schmitt/Joshua MothnerPlantation Key 144 Aregood Ln$690,000$550,000355Century 21 Schwartz/Carol ChabinakOcean Sotheby's Intl/Jamie DanielsPlantation Key 162 Cocoa Dr$595,000$575,00072Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Joe TalamasR ealty World Freewheeler/Claire JohnsonRamrod Key 27260 Brown Dr$259,900$260,50073Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Team GomezColdwell Banker Schmitt/Diane Corliss 27458 Jamaica Ln$299,900$260,00021Coldwell Banker Schmitt/Kathleen GomezDolberry Realty/Cindi DolberrySaddlebunch 24 Palm Dr$315,000$315,0002Keys Commercial Real Estate/Gary SmithKey West Vacation/Alexandria CaballeroSugarloaf Key 830 Crane Blvd (1) $829,000$745,000236Pr udential Knight & Gardner/Knight, GardnerCoco Plum Real Estate/Shannon ButlerWindley Key 107 Anglers Way$479,000$455,000157Century 21 All Keys/Daniel SanchezAmerican Caribbean/Unknown AgentVacant Lot Commercial Property (1) Rotary is serving BREAKFAST both days: All You Can Eat for $5.305-712-1818 FREE SHUTTLE FROM CORAL SHORES DURING SHOW HOURS HIGH SCHOOL, MM 90 FEBRUARY 22 & 23 SAT.8AM 5PMSUN.9AM 3PM2014 $5 Contribution to the Scholarship Fund Kids 17 and Under Free 19th ANNUAL GIGANTIC NAUTICAL FLEA MARKET SPONSORED BY NEW! IFACT Kids Fishing Clinic Noon SundayPRESENTED BY THIS AD BROUGHT TO YOU BY REGAN INSURANCE AGENCY THISADBROUGHTTOYOUBYHIBISCUS MARKETING 12411 Overseas Hwy., #8AMarathon Amy PutoREALTOR Cell 305-766-1745 Toll Free 800-366-5181 ext. 6525 amyputo@gmail.comwww.AmyPuto.comI JUST SOLD ANOTHER BOAT SLIP AT THE BOATHOUSE IN MARATHON! You deserve a Realtor who gives you valuable information weekly, responds to your needs promptly and gets the job done! 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 BusinessReport: Movies good for stateFor every dollar theyre given in state tax credits, movies and television shows filmed in Florida could put more than $20 back into state coffers, according to a study released this week from the film industry. The report, prepared for the states Department of Economic Opportunity and paid for by the Motion Picture Association of America, projected a positive return on investment for the Floridas Film and Entertainment Industry Finan cial Incentive Program. Specifically, the study looked at how much tourism money the film industry could attract from 2011 through 2017. That ranged from about $1.6 billion to $5.9 billion, assuming either 5 percent or 19.5 percent of Florida visitors come here because of something they saw in a movie or TV show.With $296 million in state tax credits over that time, the industrys return on investment would range from 5.6 percent to 20.5 percent, meaning the productions would generate between $5.60 and $20.50 for every dollar theyre given in tax credits. The state enacted the incentive program in 2010 in hopes of bringing more film and other entertainment productions to Florida. Lobbying groups like Film Florida and state lawmakers like Rep. Manny Diaz, R-Hialeah, are pushing the Legislature to fund incentives through 2020.The program attracts a significant amount of entertainment projects, and in turn, Florida gains direct and indirect jobs, tax revenue and film-induced tourism dollars from the film and entertainment industry, Film Florida President Leah Sokolowsky said in a statement. If leveraged to its full potential, the incentive program has the ability to infuse even more capital into our states economy.The return on tax credits is around 20%By EVAN S. BENNebenn@MiamiHerald.comFILM PRODUCTION Curtain goes up on the KeysHeres a good sampling of movies made in whole or part in the Keys (lots of car commercials are also filmed in the Keys):The Pacifier with Vin Diesel. Fast 2 Furious with Paul Walker.Red Dragon with Anthony Hopkins, Harvey Keitel, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes and Mary Louise Parker.License to Kill with Timothy Dalton.The Breakers with Gene Hackman.The Crew with Burt Reynolds, Richard Dreyfuss and Jennifer Tilly.True Lies with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis.Up Close and Personal with Robert Redford and Michelle Pfeiffer.Speed 2 with Sandra Bullock.Drop Zone with Wesley Snipes.Matinee with John Goodman.Spanish Prisoner with Steve Martin.Blood & Wine with Jack Nicholson, Michael Caine and Jennifer Lopez.PT 109 with Cliff Robertson.Criss-Cross with Goldie Hawn and Keith Carradine. Of course, Humphrey Bogart first made the Keys famous in the movie Key Largo, about a criminal holed up in an Upper Keys motel. Much of True Lies, the 1994 action film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis, was filmed in the Keys. Here, filming is done at the intersection of the old and new seven mile bridges for the scene when terrorists were trying to catch Curtis during a car chase. Note the Monroe County Sheriffs Office cars in the frame.Hospitality honoredThe Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West awarded what it considers the best of the best at a banquet Feb. 7 at the Harry S. Truman Little White House Museum:Luz Armendariz-Wright, the Margo Golan Community Service award for her late husband Doug Wright.Ali Thomas of the Ocean Key Resort & Spa, Key West, employee of the year.Sally Bauer, the History of Diving Museum, Isla morada, the Wright Langley Award.Nadene Grossman Orr and Laura Canavan, the board chairs award.Robin Schlaudecker at the Islander Resort, Isla morada, Upper Keys property of the year.Diedra Brewer of the Coconut Palm Inn, Key Largo, Upper Keys employee of the year.Matt Babich of the Southernmost Hotel Collec tion, Key West, general manager of the year.Matt Trahan of the Ocean Key Resort & Spa, Key West, property of the year and a board chair award.Scott Saunders of Fury Water Adventures, Key West, Frank Romano Associate Award for Excellence.Steve Robbins, board chair award.TOURISMPhoto by ANDY NEWMANThe award winners and Lodging Association staff celebrate Feb. 7. BUSINESS BRIEFSBeeman promoted at First StateFirst State Bank of the Florida Keys has promoted Jason Beeman to mortgage loan originator. Beeman joined First State Bank as a special assets analyst in 2011. In his new role, he is responsible for helping customers with purchases and refinancing of residential properties, and managing the banks residential loan portfolio. His office is at the banks main branch at 1201 Simonton St., Key West.


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A masterful one-hit pitching performance by Kyle Pierce shut down Coral Shores Highs lineup as Marathon High School posted a 5-0 victory Thursday in Islamorada. I was hitting my spots, the 6-foot-3 junior said. The pitches were where they need to be. The Dolphin righthander needed just 76 pitches to log the complete game, striking out nine Hurricanes. He faced 23 hitters and walked none in the South Florida Baseball Conference contest. Kyle did a great job mixing his fastball with off-speed pitches, Marathon coach Luis Leal said. Coral Shores sent its own ace to the mound. Junior Will Goodwin responded with a solid no-run, no-hit effort through three innings, striking out five Dolphins. Carlos OFarrill jumpstarted the Marathon offense with a fourth-inning single, the first hit off Goodwin. OFarrill, Marathons shortstop, then stole second and third as the Dolphins took advantage of two walks and a Cane fielding error to score the games first two runs.Marathons Robbie Garcia reached on a bunt to open the fifth and came around to score as the Dolphins used a walk and a single by Jesse DeLuca. With no outs, Coral Shores switched to freshman thrower Jose Lima, who got the Canes out of the jam.The Dolphins (1-1) pulled away in the top of the seventh, with OFarrill tagging a two-run single to score Garcia and DeLuca. It took a double play by Coral Shores shortstop Fernando Garcia to end the rally. Marathon ended the Canes seventh-inning hopes with a strikeout, pop fly and pickoff play. Dolphin catcher Kevin McKeon, previously the starting second baseman, really stepped up when Marathon needed to find a backstop, Leal said. He volunteered to move, and did a super job. Kevin called almost all the pitches. Hurricane catcher Kyle Gates lashed a triple in the third inning for Coral Shores lone hit. Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 7B 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038NEW ARRIVALS DAILY! OUTDOOR FURNITURE SALE IN STOCK 20% to 40% OFF! Petal powerFriday was Valentines Day, and while South Florida is known for all kinds of strangeness, its also known as the place where most imported flowers come through the border. Story, 3BBSports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment Conchs run past HurricanesThey had never run track before, but on Thursday afternoon, the Jacobsen twins of Coral Shores High School ran like the wind in the season-opening meet at Key Wests Back Yard. George Jacobsen won the 100-meter dash in 11.56 seconds, edging the Conchs Jeffery Anilus, and Henry Jacobsen won the 200-meter dash in 23.74.Track kind of corresponds with football, George said. And we just wanted to help the team out.The juniors, who have husky, all-American looks, were stars on the Hurricane football team last fall. Their instant track success didnt surprise Coral Shores coach Mary Jo Fry, who also has them in her classroom. Theyre wonderful, she said.But despite the efforts of the twins, Coral Shores overall was no match for the Conchs. The Key West boys won, 97-22, and the Conch girls won, 93-34. Among the Key West winners was Francesca Garcia, the schools homecoming queen, who won the 100-meter high hurdles in 18.06. Hurdles are more entertaining than just running, she said. You have to keep your eye on the next hurdle, but still focus on the one youre running up to.Key West pole vaulter Erik Vinson known recently as the student inside the schools Conchy Conch mascot uniform tried unsuccessfully for a personal-best 13 feet 6 inches, but had to settle on a windy day for 13, which was good for first place.Other Conch boys who took first place included Anilus (long jump), Jack Gruba (discus and shot put), Jerry Burgess (mile run), Everett Wagner (two mile), Brock Guzman (800) and football quarterback Andrew Freeman (300 hurdles).Winning for the Conch girls were Caila DeAbreu (high jump), Marlecia Rice (discus and shot put), Breanna Johnson (100), Olivia Kennedy (300 hurdles) and Tristin Milliken (mile).For the Coral Shores girls, Chloe Stokes won the two-mile run and Kyla Herlth won the long jump (13 feet, 7 inches). The meet closed under the lights with the 4x400 relay, won by the Hurricane boys and the Conch girls.But Jacobsen twins showing their skillsBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorPREP TRACKPierce is aces in 5-0 victoryThe Dolphin Ks nine in the win over HurricanesPREP BASEBALLBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.com Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWMarathons Robbie Garcia scores for the Dolphins after beating the tag by Coral Shores catcher Kyle Gates. Marathon won, 5-0. See Baseball, 2B Photo by BERT BUDDEKey Wests Francesca Garcia heads for the finish line in her hurdles victory Thursday against Coral Shores. Dolphins, Conchs splitChris Bujak, noted more for his swimming, has emerged as the Key West High boys tennis teams No. 1 singles player after taking up the sport only two years ago.After looking good while warming up before the Conchs match with Marathon on Thursday afternoon, Bujak, a junior who practices more than anyone on the team, was realistic: All the No. 1s Ill be playing this season are really good. The No. 1 Marathon player with whom he was about to take the court, senior Vincenzo Massaro, certainly was really good and had a huge edge in experience. And so their match was about to begin on the nearest of Key Wests breezy forlornlooking courts before a small gathering of spectators.Good luck, Bujak, wearing one of the teams snazzy new red uniforms and wielding a Wilson racket, said to Massaro. You too, said Massaro, in white shorts and a blue T-shirt, and with a Babolat racket hes used for years.Taking advantage of several Bujak errors and double faults, Massaro, who displayed an accomplished serve and a blistering backhand, breezed to a 5-0 lead. Bujak, who was having trouble with his footing, won the next game on a service aceAfter overcoming some errors of his own, Massaro then closed out the match, 8 2. I hit my shots consistently to his backhand, he said afterward. And I keep low on my backhand, getting my shoulder into it for power.Bujak had retreated inside the adjacent gym, where he said, The wind was ridiculous, but I cant discredit him; he was a fantastic player and a good guy. Despite Bujaks loss, the Conch boys won, 5-2, to improve their record to 1-2. No. 2 Kyle Campbell defeated Jake Coldren, 8-3; No. 3 Simon Dayer defeated Jamine Guo; No. 4 Colin Hetzler won over River Fullhart, 9-7; and No. 5 Chun Poon defeated Michael Goheen, 8-1. The teams split their doubles matches.Key West boys, Marathon girls are victoriousBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorPREP TENNISSee Tennis, 2B


The Marathon boys and girls tennis teams lost to Westminster Christian School on Wednesday at the Marathon Community Park. The boys fell in a tight 34 match, while the girls team lost 1-6 to the Warriors. Dolphin boys No. 1 Vincenzo Massaro lost a close singles match but rebounded in No. 1 doubles with partner Jake Coldren. Coldren also won the No. 2 singles match, 8-1. Coach Chris Bull said Jamine Guo overcame firstmatch nerves to earn a comfortable singles win and showed good leadership in doubles with new partner River Fullhart.Fullhart and Michael Goheen played their first varsity matches ever on Wednesday.Though outmatched skillwise, they showed good fight and the future looks promising for them, Bull said.On the girls side, the Dolphins were up against a strong Warriors team. Our girls were outmatched, but each took away valuable information that will help them improve, Bull said.Regan Durkin teamed with Andie Devitt to win No. 2 doubles for the Dolphins, 8-5.The Marathon boys are scheduled to host International Studies High School next Friday at 3:30 p.m. at the Community Park. The girls team is slated to visit Carrollton School the same day at 3:30 p.m. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday, February 15, 2014 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FLORIDA KEYS AQUEDUCT AUTHORITY FLORIDA KEYS AQUEDUCT AUTHORITY BOARD ROOM 1st Floor 1100 Kennedy Drive Key West, Florida 33040 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014 10:00 a.m.This meeting is a workshop regarding FKAA Water Supply, Emergency Water Supply and Water Storage. All agendas and backup can be viewed on our web site @ www.fkaa.com., or a copy of the Agenda, or any backup, is available upon request from FKAA, Elvira Sawyer, Executive Office Coordinator, 1100 Kennedy Drive, Key West, FL 33040, (305) 295-2203, esawyer@fkaa.com.Published Keynoter 2-15-14 Place your business in the SERVICE DIRECTORY starting at ONLY $50 for the whole month! Also goes online at KeysInfoNet.com! Come & See Whats New872-4491Winn Dixie Shopping Center on Big Pine Key. New Lines Arriving weekly Separates From XCVI Cut Loose & More Fabulous Jewelry Hand Dyed ScarvesOpen 7 DaysMon Fri 10 6 Sat 10 5 Sun 12 4 7525 Gulfstream Blvd. Marathon Proud supporter of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable FoundationRobin KluckBROKER ASSOCIATE(305) 360-2073www.marathonFLhomesforsale.com 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050Open 7 Days A Week Congratulations to Ben & Bettie on their new home in Marathon! To get your home SOLD or if you would like to invest in property here in the Florida Keys, give me a call today! The Canes dropped to 02 after an 11-2 loss to Dade Christian in the season opener Tuesday. Coral Shores hosts Key Gate Charter at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Founders Park. Marathon is slated to host Ransom Everglades School today at 5:30 p.m.Fins lose openerMarathon managed just two hits and surrendered four runs on four passed balls during a 6-2 loss at Miami Christian School on Tuesday.Starter Richie Wells struggled with control issues early on and the Victors scored three firstinning runs. Marathon answered back with two runs in the fourth inning to make it 3-2, but gave up another three runs during the next two innings. We just couldnt get anything going offensively. Were still working on our lineup and getting things to jell, coach Luis Leal said.Dolphin Pierce is unhittableFrom Baseball, 1B The Marathon girls pulled out their first victory, 4-3, when Jackie Clairmont and Savannah Schuhmacher defeated Hannah Brown and Laura Hall, 9-7, in No. 1 doubles, much to the satisfaction of coach Chris Bull, who watched from behind a green chain-link fence. In singles, Clairmont, at No. 1, defeated Brown, 8-3; No. 2 Schuhmacher downed Hall, 8-1; and No. 3 Regan Durkin won over Fernanda Caceras, 8-6. Key West winners were No. 4 Tatum Flowers (8-2 over Ariana Patterson) and No. 5 Kara Berces (8-4 over Abby Franck). Although the Conch girls dropped to 1-1 on the season, coach Bill Butler said, Im so proud of them. They hung in and played great tennis against a great team.Dolphin girls get first victoryFrom Tennis, 1BPhoto by BERT BUDDEKey Wests Hannah Brown reaches to make a forehand shot in her No. 1 singles loss to Marathons Jackie Clairmont. Tennis boys, girls beat PaceA narrow win by a firstyear tennis player just days off his regional wrestling bouts made the difference in Coral Shores High Schools 4-3 boys victory Monday.Nick Kaufman, playing No. 5 singles, scored the 8-6 decision against his Monsignor Pace opponent in Mondays match in Tavernier.Also scoring team points were singles wins by No. 2 Sam Nelson, 8-0; No. 3 Cole Houser, 8-3; and the No. 1 doubles team of Will Morton and Nelson, 8-0. That gave the boys their first win as a team in quite some time, said coach Blake Fry. They all played very well. Fry said he expects the boys team, which has struggled in recent seasons, to improve as Morton solidifies at No. 1 singles, and Houser, newly arrived from basketball, gains experience with newcomers Kaufman and Miles Miller.The Lady Hurricane net squad (2-0) continued to roll, dispatching Pace in a 7-1 win.After No. 1 Erica Williams battled gamely in an 8-6 loss, the Canes swept the remaining seven matches and outscored the Lady Spartans in games, 56-4. Erica made big improvements against a very tough Cassandra Lemieux from Pace, Fry said. The rest of the girls were flawless. Winning were No. 2 Ellie Leopold, 8-1; No. 3 Juliana Pena, 8-0; No. 4 Rachael Walters, 8-0; No. 5 Joslyn Schipper, 8-0; and No. 6 Sacha Franks, 8-1. In doubles, Williams-Pena won, 82; and Leopold-Walters won, 8-0.Lacrosse opensBoth of Coral Shores varsity lacrosse teams have sharpened their stick skills for this weeks season openers.The Lady Hurricanes, winners of three straight district championships, head to Ransom Everglades for Tuesdays first game, then make their home debut at 4 p.m. Thursday against Coral Reef. The girls went 9-3 last spring, including a 9-0 record in their state district. The Hurricane boys, who won their first district title in 2013, also start the season Tuesday on a trip to play Columbus of Miami. The Canes play their first match in Tavernier at 7 p.m. Friday against Belen Jesuit. The Coral Shores junior varsity plays at 5 p.m.And Hurricanes open lacrosse in coming weekCORAL SHORES SPORTSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer kwadlow@keynoter.comLady Dolphins stop the CyclonesMarathon High School sophomore Jordan Roney did it all on Wednesday, knocking in two runs and turning in a dominant pitching performance in a shutout home softball win against Carrollton School, 6-0. Junior Savannah Rodamer also had a big day, reaching base in all four plate appearances and launching a home run over the left field fence in the fourth inning. Coach Sean McDonald called the homer an impressive shot that struck the awning of the school building, which sits well past the fence. Rodamer, Amanda Bruland and Sydney Konrath all had two hits, while Roney and Rodamer each drove in two. Bruland and Konrath knocked in one run apiece. Roney was all but untouchable on the mound, striking out seven Cyclones and walking none over seven innings. Her first-pitch strike percentage was really high, which is something shes been working on. Thats been one of our goals for her, McDonald said, adding that the team settled down defensively behind Roney as the game wore on. The defense played solid; we limited our errors, which was nice. The last five innings I dont think we committed one error, he said. The Dolphins scored one run in both the second and third innings to build an early 2-0 lead, but a four-run rally in the fourth put the game out of reach at 6-0. Marathon (2-0) is scheduled to visit St. Brendan High School on Tuesday at 4 p.m. The Dolphins defeated the Sabres, 2-1, in their Feb. 7 season opener.Roney strikes out 7, Rodamer nails a homerBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON SOFTBALLKeynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMarathons Savannah Rodamer rounds third base and heads home during a 6-0 home win over Carrollton School on Wednesday. Rodamer hit a home run and reached base four times. Westminsters Warriors stop the DolphinsThe coach says boys and girls outmatchedBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON TENNIS Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMarathon High Schools Jake Coldren unleashes a serve during a No. 2 singles match against Westminster Christian. Coldren won his singles and doubles matches, but the boys fell, 3-4, to the Warriors.Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWMarathon pitcher Kyle Pierce zeroes in on the way to his one-hit shutout win, 5-0, over rival Coral Shores on Thursday.


Stargazing tonight is at Crane PointElizabeth Moore and Jay Elliott, amateur astronomers from the Florida Keys Astronomy Club, host a stargazing program tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Crane Point Museum and Nature Center, mile marker 50 oceanside. Along with a brief introduction on why we look at stars, there will be a hike to the Crane House viewing area. Participants should be able to walk a gravel road for a half mile; there will be no transportation to or from the Crane House. Participants must arrive by 5:45 p.m. Cost is $6 per person (kids under 6 free). Pets arent allowed.GardenFest 2014 is today, SundayNature lovers can enjoy an exhibit and sale of exotic and rare native plants at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden today and Sunday as part of GardenFest 2014. The garden is at 5210 College Road, Stock Island.The days, running from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will include food, beverages and music. More than 17 vendors and conservation-oriented nonprofit organization are to be featured, as are educational presentations and demonstrations.Admission is $5 per person (free to garden members).Dinner benefits childrens hospitalRe/Max Keys to the Key Real Estate hosts its 21st annual chicken roast to benefit Miami Childrens Hospital on Sunday. The dinner is planned for 5 to 8 p.m. at American Legion Post 154, around mile marker 49 oceanside in Marathon. Along with the chicken, there will be black beans and yellow rice, and cookies for dessert.Tickets can be obtained at the American Legion in Marathon. The cost is $12.50.Sanctuary Friends screens two filmsThe Sanctuary Friends Foundation of the Florida Keys Friends in Focus program on Tuesday will feature free double-feature documentaries.Shark Reef focuses on the shark-fin trade. Scourge of the Lionfish is about the invasive lionfish epidemic. The films will be shown at the Marathon Power Squadron Building on 52nd Street bayside. 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MM 50.5 (next to Herbies)743-2020 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Jonathan Poortman(305) 289-6519 Open 7 Days A Week Lot 10 Copa DOro MarathonThis lot SOLD for the FULL LISTING PRICE! For all your real estate needs, give me a call today! JUST MARRIED Shelby Anne Pulis, daughter of Jay and Joanne Pulis of Marathon, married Sim Raymond Reid II, son of Sim Reid and Jennifer Cooley, on Jan. 25 in Orlando. The bride, 27, is operations manager of Integrative Physical Medicine. The groom, 30, is scheduling manager at Dittmer Architectural Aluminum. The couple met while pursuing their MBAs at the University of Central Florida. LivingCupid goes right through S. FloridaIf Cupid were to have a home, it would be Miami International Airport. Before millions of Americans presented their loved ones with a bouquet of Valentines Day roses on Friday, most of the flowers were flown from Colombia and Ecuador to Miami, many in the bellies of passenger planes. There, cargo handlers and customs agents call them Cupids helpers ensure the deep red petals stay perfect until they reach their final destination. In the weeks leading up to Valentines Day, about 738 million flowers 85 percent of imported flowers come through the Miami airport. Los Angeles is a distant second, with 44 million. The roses, carnations, hydrangeas, sunflowers and other varieties are rushed by forklift from planes to chilled warehouses and then onto refrigerated trucks or other planes and eventually delivered to florists, gas stations and grocery stores across the country. The biggest problem this Valentines Day might have been the final few miles of the journey. A massive snowstorm that blanketed the east coast made some suburban roads difficult for local delivery drivers. For U.S. passenger airlines such as American, cargo is a small but increasingly important part of their business. New jets are built with more freight space and the airlines are adding new nonstop international routes popular with shippers. Most airline passengers focus on whats visible to them, like the amount of legroom and the space in the overhead bins. Few think about whats beneath the cabin floor.Theres fresh Alaskan salmon, this seasons latest luxury clothing from Milan and plenty of Peruvian asparagus heading to London. Then there are the more unusual items like human corneas, the occasional live cheetah or lion and large shipments of gold and diamonds.And there are the flowers. Valentines Day is a big day for flowers, topped only by Mothers Day, and cargo teams work extra hours ahead of both to ensure ontime deliveries.Hearts a-flutterTheres a spark in the air while loading these, says Andy Kirschner, director of cargo sales for Delta Air Lines. You know this is going to loved ones. Worldwide, airlines and air shippers carried about 52 million tons of freight representing $6 trillion worth of goods last year, according to the International Air Transport Association, the airlines trade group. That was up 1.4 percent from the prior year. The amount of air cargo is expected to climb 17 percent in the next five years. Shipping by air costs about 10 times more than by sea, says David G. Ross, a transportation analyst at Stifel. So, plane rides are reserved for trendy high-end fashion items, the hottest electronics or perishable foods and flowers. With flowers, as soon as theyre cut a clock starts ticking. And nobody wants to give wilted roses on Valentines Day. Heat is the enemy. When a plane touches down in Miami, the flowers are rushed to a nearby warehouse where a parade of forklifts carry them into giant coolers really rooms set at 35 degrees. Every time the giant cooler doors open up, fog rolls out as the frigid air hits the Florida humidity. Inside, big vacuums suck the hot air out of flower boxes and bring in the surrounding cold air. In one hour, the core temperature of flowers, vegetables or other perishables drops 46 degrees.Its like it cryogenically extends the life, says Nathaniel R. Miller, a supervisor with Perishable Handling Specialists, which operates Americans Miami coolers.Before the flowers can be sent to stores across the country, U.S. Customs and Border Protection must sign off. Agents check tax documentation, ensure that drugs arent being smuggled and inspect petals and stems for pests like moths, leaf-miner flies and spider mites, which can ruin crops in American fields. The bugs some as small as a period cant be detected by X-ray machines. So a team of agents travels from warehouse to warehouse, looking at a sample of flowers. Bouquets are turned upside down, hit on the side. Thump, thump, thump.Dirt, leaves and other debris fall onto tables covered in white paper. Magnifying loops are used to inspect the specks. Any bugs discovered are dropped into test tubes and sent off to a lab.The job has hazards: Roses come with plenty of thorns and some officers wear masks to protect against the pollen. Their uniforms include hats and gloves. Its like working in a meat locker, says Michael DiBlasi, a Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialist. We love our job. You have to, to work in a cooler.Most imported flowers come through MiamiBy SCOTT MAYEROWITZAssociated PressVALENTINES DAY Associated Press photos by J. PAT CARTERA group of U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials (top) check imported flowers at Miami International Airport. In the weeks leading up to Valentines Day, about 738 million flowers go through the airport. American Airlines officials (above) check boxes of flowers at Miami International Airport. LIVING BRIEFS


KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday, February 15, 2014 Regal Cinemas Searstown, Key West, 294-0000 All shows that start before 4 p.m. play only on weekends. RoboCop (PG-13) 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Endless Love (PG-13) 1:10, 4:10, 7:10 and 10:10 p.m. Winters Tale (PG-13) 1:00, 4:00, 7:00 and 10:00 p.m. Lego Movie (PG): 1:15, 4:15, 7:15 and 10:15 p.m. Monuments Men (PG-13) 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St., Key West, 295-9493 August Osage County (R): 1:40, 4:00, 6:35 and 9:00 p.m. Labor Day ( PG-13): 4:10 and 9:15 p.m. Oscar Nominated Shorts: : 4:15 (A) and 8:30 p.m. (B) Oscar Nominated Shorts: Live Action : 2:00 and 6:45 p.m. The Great Beauty (NR): 1:20 and 6:35 p.m. Frozen (PG): 1:00 and 6:10 p.m. American Hustle (R): 3:20 and 8:30 p.m.Marathon Community Cinema 5101 Overseas Highway, Marathon, 743-0288 Lone Survivor (R): Weekdays: 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 2:00, 7:00 and 9:30 p.m.Tavernier Towne Cinema Tavernier Mall, Tavernier, 853-7003 RoboCop (PG-13) 1:40, 4:25, 7:10 and 9:55 p.m. Endless Love (PG-13) 1:55, 4:35, 7:05 and 9:40 p.m. Winters Tale (PG-13) 1:20, 4:05, 6:50 and 9:35 p.m. Monuments Men (PG-13) 1:30, 4:20, 7:20 and 10:05 p.m. Lego Movie (PG): 1:50, 4:15, 6:55 and 9:25 p.m. Keys Movie Times Sat. March 29th 11am 6pm FLORIDA KEYS ECO DISCOVERY CENTER Truman Waterfront | Key West ALL PROCEEDS GO TO CORAL REEF RESTORATION PROGRAMS AT MOTE! www.keysoceanfest.org Timeless OliverreturnsThe classic musical Oliver comes to life this coming week courtesy of a dual cast of young performers under the direction of the Keys Kids. Its the musical retelling of Charles DickensOliver Twist. The tale begins when a London orphanage sells a child because he asks for more food. Oliver eventually escapes to the streets of London, finding adventure and a loving home. The show originally opened in Londons West End in 1960 and ran for more than 2,600 performances. The opening scene takes place in a workhouse where all the orphans break out into the rousing Food Glorious Food. In the Southernmost City, its staged at Key West High School at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 and 21, and at 4 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23. Tickets are $10 for students, military and senior citizens; adults pay $12 and a family of four can attend for $40. Reserved tickets are slightly higher in each group. The Red Barn Theaters Mimi McDonald directs, the musical director is Nancy 3, Vincent Zito conducts the orchestra, and choreography is by Penny Leto of the Coffee Mill Studios and actress Carolyn Cooper. The executive director is Nora Revelin. Depending on which night you go, Oliver is played by Bailee Ugg or Jackson Moore. Theyre chosen to approach workhouse proprietor Mr. Bumble (John Mathews/William Gregurich) and Oliver speaks the famous words Please, sir, may I have some more. Bumble and Widow Corney (Andrea Cusimano/Lily Magidson) are outraged and retire to the parlor. From there the story unwinds as the orchestra and the kids get the stage rocking. Tickets are available at Mac Arthur Music, 906 Kennedy Drive in Key West (call 294-9329) or at the door one hour prior to curtain. For more, send an email to nora.revelin@keysschools.com or call 5091370.Pair of casts in Keys Kids set to performTHEATER Amy Weber, Gavin Willis and Emily Cohn are among the young starts of Oliver. 5th annual cook-off heats up this weekendAmateur and professional contestants and wannabe world champions have been busy preparing their best recipes for the annual Chili in the Keys Islamorada Chili Cook-Off, taking place this weekend at the Islamorada Moose Lodge, mile marker 81. Tasting tickets to the regional International Chili Society-sanctioned event are available. Those attending can taste amateur entries Saturday, and choose from among professional chefs recipes Saturday and Sunday after official judging closes each day. Those attending also can place a vote for their favorite amateur entries. Professional entrants compete for top honors in traditional, verde and salsa chili recipe categories, with winners chosen by a judging panel. Trophies for firstthrough third-place amateurs and professionals are typically awarded. Top winners among the professionals can gain entry to the world championship chili cook-off. In addition, honors await the entrant with the bestdressed booth that most exudes the spirit of chili cook-offery. Live music is planned for the weekend, including country-western line dancing with the World Champion Chili Chicks. The heated cooking competition is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free.Its all about chili, more chiliISLAMORADA This chili topped with cheese looks like a winner.ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFBartus marking 30 years of showsMiddle Keys-based singer and guitarist John Bartus celebrates his 30th year entertaining Keys audiences with a free Sunday performance at Sunset Park in Key Colony Beach, around mile marker 54 oceanside in the Middle Keys. Go down the Sadowski Causeway, then to West Ocean Boulevard. Travel to the end of West Ocean and youll hit Sunset Park. The performance starts at 4 p.m.Look for entertainment news updates on our websitewww.KeysInfoNet.com


Saturday, February 15, 2014 5B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Co-sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department, Village of Islamorada, with support from Islamorada Community Entertainm ent 2013-2014 PERFORMING SEASON Bring a blanket or lawn chair New Band Members Welcome Free Admission ICE Amphitheaterat Founders Park, Islamorada Bayside, MM 87Feb. 15Guest Conductor: Joe Rayhill Theyre short but theyre goodOscar-Nominated Short F ilms, not rated, playing at the Tropic Cinema, 416 E aton St., Key West.Academy Award season is upon us the Oscars are presented March 2 and the Hollywood promot ion machine is in full swing. Its hard to miss the ads t hat appear everywhere on television, in newspap ers and magazines, online and most of the Oscarn ominated films are easily seen in local theaters. But u ntil recently, it has been n early impossible to view t he short films that have b een nominated. Thankfully, the past couple of years, H ollywood has started m aking the eligible short films available for wide t heatrical release. The short-film categories animated, live-action and documentary are now p ackaged into three feat ure-length films and the r esult is that viewing the often-missed shorts is now almost as easy as seeing t he major films. The animated films are a mixed bag of ideas that r ange from amusing to surreal to confusing. They v ary in length from six to 30 minutes and while some are better than others, all sow that a good director doesnt necessarily need 90 minutes to tell a great story. Daniel Sousas Feral tells the story of a young boy raised in the wild who has trouble fitting into modern city life and soon reverts to his untamed ways. The animation is minimal, almost child-like, but effectively tells the tale with no dialogue. Disneys Get AHorse is a wonderful homage to the original Mickey Mouse cartoons that cleverly blends black and white and color animation in a fun way. From France comes Mr. Hublot, a stunning view of a mechanical world where nuts and bolts comprise almost everything, and adopting a stray pet can have unexpected consequences. Possessions is from Japan and is an artistic masterpiece of color and shape about a laborer caught in a storm who takes refuge in a seemingly abandoned temple. The most satisfying of the animated films is an adaptation of Julia Donaldsons best-selling classic childrens book Room On the Broom. It tells the story of a friendly witch who cant say no to anyone wanting to hitch a ride on her magic broom. The animation is delightfully whimsical and viewers wont be able to resist its charms. The live-action films are more emotional and moving but there are some very funny nominees, too. The most touching is Helium from Denmark. In it, a scared young boy is in hospice care and a janitor tries to ease his fear of dying by telling him about the land of Helium, a magical place that lies beyond this world. Rare will be the viewer with a dry eye after watching this one. Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasnt Me) comes from Spain and is a gutwrenching story of Spanish aid workers in Africa that is frighteningly real yet somehow hopeful. The Voorman Problem features English actors Martin Freeman (Sherlock, The Hobbit) and Tom Hollander (Hanna, Valkyrie) in a wickedly delicious tale of a problem prisoner who thinks hes God. Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything) is a too-real story that drops viewers into the midst of a domestic-abuse case where a mother and two children are trying to escape the abusive husbands grasp. Pitk Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?) is from Finland and is the funniest by far of all the nominees. An alarm clock signals the start of a mad dash to get to the church on time for a wedding. But things arent what they seem and the result is a hilarious take on the difference between weddings and funerals. These shorts are imaginative, ingenious and inventive. Some will grab viewers better than others but they all deserve the recognition the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has given them. T ropic screens wide variety of Oscar hopefulsMOVIE REVIEW 91298 Overseas Hwy, Tavernierbbtheatres.com NOWALLDIGITAL!SHOWTIMES FOR FRI. 02/14 -TUES.2/20 RoboCop (PG-13)1:40; 4:25; 7:10; 9:55*Endless Love (PG-13)1:55; 4:35; 7:05; 9:40* Winters Tale (PG-13)1:20; 4:05; 6:50; 9:35* Monuments Men (PG13) 1:30; 4:20; 7:20; 10:05 *Lego Movie 2D (PG)1:50; 6:55Lego Movie 3D (PG)4:15; 9:25** Friday, Saturday onlyPhoto courtesy IMDB.COMRoom on the Broomstars a friendly witch willing to give anyone a ride on her broom. N esbitt brings cabaret northCabaret singer Bobby N esbitt, best known for p erforming in Key West m usical productions, takes h is act on the road to the M iddle Keys on Feb. 21 w ith a performance at the M arathon Community Theatre. An Evening of Cole P orter and the Gershwins t akes the stage at 8 p.m. Tickets are $24. Percussionist Skipper Kripitz joins Nesbitt More than a year ago, we started searching for new events featuring Florida Keys artists to include in our regular season and began with Gordon Ross. Then this season, Gordon introduced us to Bobby and now were making music in Marathon, theater General Manager Bonnie Greenberg said. For information, call 743-0994 or stop by the theater box office at mile marker 49 oceanside.Singers joined by Kripitz on theater stageMARATHONBobby Nesbitt, here with percussionist Skipper Kripitz, w ill appear at the Marathon Community Theatre next w eekend.


KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday, February 15, 2014 L.A. Times crossword puzzle KIDDINGPOOL Solution in the February 19 Keynoter ACROSS 1Two-time s US Open champ 7Red-hot sauce 14Studio sign 19__ Patri: hymn 20Bunker portrayer 21Frolic 22Taking inventory at the Tropicana plant? 24Tattered 25Name on a tablet 26OR hookups 27Most thick, as fog 28Rogers contemporary 32Laser pointer battery 34Mark successors 36Inter __ 37This might not be good 38Electees 39Miniature golf with clowns and windmills? 42Like thrift store bread 44s-s Mets coach Eddie 46Gp. that funds psychiatric drug testing 47Black or white drink 49Seriously harms 52__ Tamid: synagogue lamp 53Indian state 56In-flight stat 57Boxer catching flies? 60Fly off the handle 62Traveling with the band 64Manets __ at the Folies-Bergre 65Score 66Iberian river 68Listing 71Equipment for 74Across 73Role for Ingrid 74Lake Placid Olympics star Eric 76I could __ horse! 78Emphatic rebuke 80Bedding 81Making bad wagers? 84ASCAP alternative 87H.S. subject 88Bandleader Brown 90Vega of Spy Kids 91Late riser 93Jai __ 95Hamburgers one 97In a scary way 98Part of a supermarket uniform? 104Brief afterthoughts 106Law school tyro 107Gallic phone greeting 108Sunset direccin 109Old draft deferment 111Rims 112Panama relatives 114__ polloi 116Alphabetical list 118Tab function 119Nocturnal animal in a hammock? 125__ sale 126Tiny dividers 127Sailors omen 128Ruins 129Lessees 130Bravesdiv. DOWN 1__ trip 2MSRP poster 3Flowing scarf 4Coastal raptor 5Cathy who played Pan 6Earth goddess 7No challenge at all 8Upscale Honda 9Rocker __ Jovi 10Debate side 11Whine 12Roman Republic official 13Dot follower 14Setting for The Plague 15Badgers 16Seraphim and cherubim, to Giovanni 17Strands at Chamonix, perhaps 18Sale indicator 21Suppose 23Photo lab color 27Armstrongs admission 28Actress Lindley 29Ryder competitor 30Putting Tonka Trucks in the attic? 31Frat letters 33Very, in scores 35Rembrandt van __ 38Pocatello native 40Autobiography featuring Ike 41Tossed 43Lean 45Texters Yikes! 48Astro ending 50Old British roadsters 51Pierres home: Abbr. 53Gently tossing rifles? 54Declines, with out 55Back __! 58Peer Gynt Suitecomposer 59Praying figure 61Corral, with in 63Connection point 65Converses, e.g., slangily 66Actress Jennifer 67s counterculture event 69Like an unreal land? 70Until next time,in IMs 72Slave 75Zhou __ 77Red as __ 79Fancy molding 81Grammariansconcerns 82Live 83Bronze shade 85Brawl 86Poems describing rustic life 89The United States, in Nuevo Laredo 92Controversial infielder 94Tape speed unit: Abbr. 96Eager learners, metaphorically 98Coddled 99King in The Tempest 100My pleasure! 101Cheerleaderscheer 102Where batters are seen 103Recent rightist 105__ City, Iraq 110Be victorious in 111Office component 113Rhinitis docs 115Company name that begins with its founders initials 117Merit 119Singer? 120Arabic son of 121Start of a beginners piano scale 122Spanish she-bear 123Signs off on 124Big Apple news initials Meeting Notice Monroe County Land AuthorityThe Monroe County Land Authority Advisory Committee will meet in the Monroe Regional Service Center located at 2796 Overseas Highway, Suite 104, Marathon, Florida on February 26, 2014 beginning at 9:00 AM. The agenda is available online at www.monroecounty-fl.gov or by contacting the Land Authority office at 295-5180. ADAASSISTANCE If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in these proceedings, please contact the County Administrator's 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 1. Published Keynoter 2/15/14 Crossword solutionSolution to the Feb. 12 puzzle. 3685 Charnie Lane Marathon 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Rick ServaisREALTOR(305) 731-5010www.realestatemarathonfl.com rservais@cbschmitt.com Open 7 Days A WeekMy listing in Marathon JUST SOLD for 99% of the listing price!Looking to SELL your home? I have the EXPERIENCE to make it happen! Call Me Today to find out how!VALENTINES DAY FLOWERS The Upper Keys Garden Club on Wednesday spread joy at the Plantation Key Nursing Center, donating flowers arrangements for the residents for Valentines Day, which was Friday. Among those helping are (from left) Jany Riemer, Raquel Plyler, Carol Stevenson, Nicole MacLean and Jean Simmons. LIVING BRIEFSMontessori fair is todayThe Montessori Childrens School of Key West hosts a childrens fair Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. today live music, food, crafts, activities and games. The school is at 1221 Varela St.Tickets are $1 for each activity or six tickets for $5; entry is free.Key West-to-Cuba cable is detailedThe Key West Maritime Historical Society hosts Tom Perera to speak about The Submarine Telegraph, Key West and the Evolution of the Digital Age on Sunday at the Key West library, 700 Fleming St. The free presentation starts at 7 p.m. Perera received his doctorate from Columbia University, where he taught and researched brain science and coding strategies of the nervous system for 35 years. For four decades, hes been coming to Key West to research and recover segments of early telegraph cables that connected Key West to Cuba.Historian Lowe looks at RivieraCultural historian David Garrard Lowe will take his audience to the French Riviera during Mondays Friends of the Key West Library speaker series. The free program is at 6 p.m. at the Studios of Key West, 600 White St., and doors open at 5:30. Lowes program, The Invention of the Riviera, will trace the transformation of a region of olive groves and sleepy fishing villages into the celebrated Cote dAzur, a world of casinos, yachts and private villas. Lowe is a former professor of architectural history at the New York School of Interior Design.Galvez discusses migratory birdsRafael Galvez, director of the Florida Keys Hawkwatch migration monitoring project, speaks in Key Largo Wednesday about Why is Bird Migration Unique in the Florida Keys?His presentation at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, mile marker 102.5 oceanside, will focus on several big flight events unique to the Keys, along with tips on how best to experience migration. He will also explain why native habitats are crucial for the survival of migratory birds.The free session is hosted by the Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park. Doors to Pennekamp open at 7 p.m. and the talk starts at 7:30 in the parks visitors center.Program teaches kids how to fishThe Marathon Parks and Recreation Department is offering a beginning fishing program for kids ages 3 to 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 22 at the docks behind City Hall, U.S. 1 and 98th Street.The program is designed to introduce children to casting, baiting a hook and catching a fish. Poles, bait and hooks are provided to use during the event. Parents need to stay with their children during the program.For more information, send an e-mail to adamsa@ ci.marathon.fl.us or call 743-6598.Study: Obesity risk starts youngThose efforts to fight obesity in schools? Think younger.A new study finds that much of a childs weight fate is set by age 5, and that nearly half of kids who became obese by the eighth grade were already overweight when they started kindergarten. The prevalence of weight problems has long been known about a third of U.S. kids are overweight or obese. But surprisingly little is known about which kids will develop obesity, and at what age.Researchers think there may be a window of opportunity to prevent it, and we keep pushing our critical window earlier and earlier on, said Solveig Cunningham, a scientist at Emory University. A lot of the risk of obesity seems to be set, to some extent, really early in life. She led the new study, which has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine and paid for by the federal government.It tracked a nationwide sample of more than 7,700 children through grade school. When they started kindergarten, 12 percent were obese and 15 percent were overweight. By eighth grade, 21 percent were obese and 17 percent were overweight.Besides how common obesity was at various ages, researchers focused on the 6,807 children who were not obese when the study started, at kindergarten entry. Here are some things they found:Who became obese: Between ages 5 and 14, nearly 12 percent of children developed obesity 10 percent of girls and nearly 14 percent of boys. Nearly half of kids who started kindergarten overweight became obese teens. Overweight 5-year-olds were four times as likely as normal-weight children to become obese (32 percent versus 8 percent).Grade levels: Most of the shift occurred in the younger grades. During the kindergarten year, about 5 percent of kids who had not been obese at the start became that way by the end. The greatest increase in the prevalence of obesity was between first and third grades; it changed little from ages 11 to 14.Race:From kindergarten through eighth grade, the prevalence of obesity increased by 65 percent among whites, 50 percent among Hispanics, almost 120 percent among blacks and more than 40 percent among others Asians, Pacific Islanders and Native Americans and mixed-race children.By eighth grade, 17 percent of black children had become obese, compared to 14 percent of Hispanics and 10 percent of whites and children of other races.Income:Obesity was least common among children from the wealthiest families and most prevalent among kids in the next-to-lowest income category. The highest rate of children developing obesity during the study years was among middle-income families.Birth weight: At all ages, obesity was more common among children who weighed a lot at birth roughly 9 pounds or more. About 36 percent of kids who became obese during grade school had been large at birth.BY MARILYNN MARCHIONEAssociated PressTO YOUR HEALTH


Saturday, February 15, 2014 7B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad # 893227 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. CAP11000538 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MLM1 TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WMC2, PLAINTIFF, VS. ROBERTA RANDALL, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant ot the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 10, 2014, in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Monroe, Florida, on May 13, 2014, at 11:00 AM, at courthouse steps 500 Whitehead St., Key West, FL 33040 for the following described property: LOT 168, HAMMER POINT PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6 AT PAGE 35 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Together with a double wide 1979 Skyline Buddy Motor Home, VIN #01650233AM and 01650233BM, Title # 15833138 and 15833139 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: Amy Heavilin, Clerk, CPA By: Jennifer Settoon Deputy Clerk of the Court Prepared by: Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W. Palmetto Park Road, Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certian assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso at 305-292-3423, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immeidately 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. Published February 8, 15, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 895979 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-CP-149-P IN RE: ESTATE OF JOHN D. BENDOKAS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JOHN D. BENDOKAS, deceased, whose date of death was September 3, 2013; File Number 13-CP-149-P, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050. The names and addresses of the personal epresentative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS A FTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS A FTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH A BOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: February 8, 2014 PATRICIA BENDOKAS Personal Representative 25 Island Drive Brick, NJ 08724 Martin Zevin, Esq. A ttorney for Personal Representative Email: martinzevin@netzero.com Florida Bar No. 166273 MARTIN ZEVIN, P.A. 3275 West Hillsboro Blvd., Suite 204 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954) 569-4878 Published February 8, 15, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 896332 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Case No 2013-CP-235-K Hon Peary S. Fowler IN RE: THE ESTATE OF ALLAN HOFFMAN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ALLAN HOFFMAN, deceased, whose date of death was August 19, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 500 Whitehead Street Key West, FL 33040. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is February 8, 2014. Co-Personal Representatives: Michael L. Hoffman Melanie F. Congo Attorney for Personal Representative(s): Samuel J. Kaufman Florida Bar No. 0144304 Law Offices of Samuel J. Kaufman 3130 Northside Drive Key West, Florida 33040 Email designation for service: Service.Probate@samkaufman law.com Telephone: (305) 292 3926 Fax: (305) 295 7947 Published February 8, 15, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 906151 COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION / PRE BID MEETING / BID OPENING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS THAT the Monroe County School District will be receiving bids for the following: RFP 2014532 PLANTATION KEY AC MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING February 25, 2014 9:00am Plantation Key School, 100 Lake Road, Tavernier, FL 33070 (Sign in at Office) BID OPENING March 18, 2014 10:00 A.M. MCSD Administration Bldg, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040 Bid Documents may be requested from Demandstar by calling 1-800-711-1712 or by going to the website www.demandstar.com or by going to www.KeysSchools.com/rfp. The public record document is available at the Purchasing Department, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040. All bids must be received on or before dates specified in the bid documents. The Monroe County School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to accept or reject any and all bids and to wave informalities or irregularities when it is in the best interest of the Board to do so. Please contact Suanne Lee, Purchasing Supervisor, with any questions regarding this bid. Suanne.Lee@KeysSchool s.com or (305) 293-1400 Ext 53360. Published February 15, 19, 22, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 906189 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 12-CA-70 P RCS RECOVERY SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. CARMEN ITURRALDE, ET AL, Defendants. NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of a Summary Final Judgment entered by the Circuit Court in and for Monroe County, Florida on the 10th day of October, 2013, and by virtue of a Writ of Execution issued in the above styled cause on the 26th day of November, 2013, I, Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff of Monroe County, Florida have levied upon and will offer for sale and sell to the highest bidder for cash, subject to any mortgages or liens thereon, in the morning on the 18th day of March, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the Monroe County Courthouse, 500 Whitehead St., Key West, Florida, the interests of defendants CARMEN ITURRALDE and SANTIAGO ITURRALDE, in execution, in the following described property, subject to any and all other liens, taxes, judgments, or encumbrances whatsoever: SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY Unit V-6 of EXECUTIVE BAY CLUB CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 806, Page 1066, and amended as PHASE II, in Official Records Book 814, Page 549 through 561, and all amendments of record thereto, of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, together with an undivided 1/200th interest in the common elements appurtenant thereto, aka 87200 Overseas Highway, #6, Islamorada, FL 33036. DATED this 12th day of February, 2014. Richard A. Ramsay, Sheriff Monroe County, Florida BY:Rachelle Gates, Supervisor Civil Process Division Published February 15, 22, March 1, 8, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 906206 Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 02/26/2014 9:00:00 AM at 111 US Highway 1 #107 Key West, FL 33040 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Alexs Auto Wrecking & Parts reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All sales are as-is and final 1FDKE30GXPHB75565 1993 FORD 1N4AL2AP4CN444899 2012 NISSAN 1FAHP3HN0AW136391 2010 FORD 5NHUHA0175W042353 2005 Forrest River Trailer Published February 15, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 906274 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 11th day of March 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: THE CONDOMINIUM PARCEL KNOWN AS DWELLING UNIT NO. 102-B, IN BUILDING NO. 1, OF SUNSET MARINA RESIDENCES OF KEY WEST, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM THEREOF (DECLARATION), RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1620, PAGE 1040, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED SHARE IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS APPURTENANT THERETO, AND ANY AND ALL AMENDMENTS THERETO. Property address: 5601 College Road, Unit 102, Key West, FL 33040 Pursuant to ORDER entered in a case pending in said Court, the Style of which is: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE RESIDENTIAL ASSET SECURITIZATION TRUST 2007-A5, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-E UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED MARCH 1, 2007 Plaintiff VS. JOANNE E. ALEXANDER et.al Defendant And the Docket Number of which is Number 44-2012-CA-1038-K WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 20th 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 February 15, 22, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 906508 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 442013CA000300A001MR U.S. BANK NATIONAL A SSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE100905860-01BANK, NATIONAL A SSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR WAMU MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-HY2 TRUST Plaintiff, vs. LAZARA AMENG TORRES A /K/A LAZARA A. TORRES, et al Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: LAZARA AMENG TORRES A/K/A LAZARA A. TORRES and JUAN TORRES RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 6800 SOUTHWEST 130TH A VENUE, SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FL 33330-3837 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in MONROE County, Florida: Residential Unit 67 and Boat Dock Space SW17 of INDIGO REEF MARINA HOMES, according to the Declaration of Protective Covenants, Restrictions and Easements of Indigo Reef Marina Homes, as recorded in Official Records Book 2180, at Page 626 of the Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, together with an assignment of exclusive use of Carport Space No. 67, as a Limited Common Property, the legal descriptions of the Residential Unit and Boat Dock Space are attached hereto as Exhibit A and A-1 respectively. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy to your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan, PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before or immediately thereafter, March 17th, 2014 otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in The Keynoter. DATED: February 4th, 2014 A MY HEAVILIN Clerk of the Circuit Court By /s/ Tammy L. Marciel Deputy Clerk of the Court Copies furnished to: Phelan Hallinan, PLC 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 Movant counsel certifies that a bona fide effort to resolve this matter on the motion noticed has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not y et been made but will be y made prior to the scheduled hearing. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, Florida, 33040, (305) 292-3423, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days: if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published February 15, 22, 2014 Florida Keys KeynoterLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? CALL US TO PLACE A FREE AD THE KEYNOTER 743-5551 MARATHON 966 Ocotillo Lane, Flamingo Island. Sat, 2/15, 9-3. 2004 Chev Express 2500 van, din room table, dive eqpt, new outdr light fixtures, architecture pcs, rattan, more!YARD SALE Sat., Feb. 15 111 N. Angler Chapter 705, Florida Statutes, the following list of described property is being held by Monroe County Sheriffs Ofce. These items may be inspected February 17, ending March 14, 2014 at Monroe County Sheriffs Ofce 500 Whitehead Street Old Jail, Key West, Florida 33040. Please call to make arrangements for viewing 305-292-7144 as some of these items are stored at different locations. Any person holding a valid claim as owner or nder who have proper proof of ownership must make their claim in writing to the address listed below. Any claimant may be assessed storage and advertisement fees. Any property not claimed during this time period will revert ownership to the Sheriff of Monroe County to be used, sold or donated as pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 705, Florida Statutes. Richard A. Ramsay Sheriff of Monroe County By: Diana ODell Property/Evidence Division P.O. Box 6530 Key West, FL. 33040 305-292-7144PUBLIC NOTICEMitac GPS units, 1. Sharper image MP3, I phone White metal topaz 2. ring, JVC at screen tv, sony play station w/ controllers, assorted games Tom Tom GPS, Garmin 3. Nuvi 200 GPS Scientic Angler shing 4. rod and reel, Apple ipod, car power adapter, Game time watch, ip phone w/battery, Tom Tom GPS w/ cords, Garmin GPS, air pump, black and decker jump starter, power converter, MP3 player, laptop w/mouse, I phones, ipods, assorted movies. Yellow color chain, 5. doubloons yellow coin pieces Tom Tom GPS, cell 6. phones, Vizio TV, Geneva watch Black men watach Ice 7. King Clothing for Shawn Gell 8. Wallet for Mary Jo 9. Kosanovich Passport & US currency 10. for Georges Picot Cedric Yellow metal bangle 11. bracelets, women bracelet, hoop earring solid, hoop earring with stones, yellow necklace with owers, yellow necklace with stones, yellow necklace with beads. Published Keynoter 2-15-14 & 2-22-14


KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday, February 15, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: MARATHON Sat, 8-2. BBQ grill, 2 dr refrig, table saw, lawn chairs, clothes, plants, baby items, hshold, dishes, love seat. More! 523 60th St. MOVING SALE Fri & Sat., 9 3. 300 11th St, KCB. Too many treasures to list! WANTED TO BUY Retired Collector Gunsmith buying firearms-WW2 items. Any condition. 305-289-0967 or 732-551-1226 PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578. MARATHON SOMBRERO BEACH RD. New A/C, roof, windows. Total spalling concrete renovation. $416/mo maint. $229K. 586-405-5123 Mobile Home in Marathon Over 55 park. 2 brs, 2 baths. Pets ok. W & D inside, ceramic floors. $14,000. Park application reqd. 305-304-2704 WaterViewLotKCB 60x 110lot,3rdStKCB.Ocean View.Buildnow!$199,000 440-503-4273 cuinthekeys@yahoo.com2/2Homew/Oceanaccess Homew/Tiki,oncanal,roof topterrace,cul-de-sac,quiet, Ideal.$2k/mo.786-406-3723 info@AmeriCastleCorp.com BeautifulhomeinKeyLargo atMM105 Unfurnishedstilted home.1316sqft3/2 apartmentwithcentralair, washer/dryer,granite countertopinthekitchen/ baths.75ofdockageand directbayaccess.Available immediatelylongtermfor $2000permonthexcluding utilities.Thereisalarge outdoorshedavailableforuse. ContactIanat732259-5197 $2,000.Showingsavailableon 2/1and2/2732-259-5197 cooleesha@aol.comDUCK KEY 3 BR / 2 BA Long term, stilt home. Nice house. Avail. now. Call (305) 481-1316CanalFrontHomeMM105 Baysidestilted3/2CBSSingle Familyhomeinprestigious StillwrightPoint,KeyLargo. Dock,allappl.incW/D, $2,600,Annual,305-340-9901Islamorada -Venetian Shores Furn 4 BR, 4 BA, canal front, includes landscapping, pest control & boat slip, long term. 186 Venetian Way. $3600/mo F/L/S + util. 305-664-3333KCBWATERFRONTHOME Likenew,canal,3/3stiltedhalf duplex,furnished,nosmoking, nopets,37ftdock,2car garage,1300sqftup,600sqft legalstorage,6mominlease FLS305-743-4736$3,000305 -743-4736jsfish@comcast.netMarathon / Little Venice 2/1,small yard, coral rock wall. W/D, new redone kitchen, secure patio with spa. $1500/mo FLS. dmazon123@yahoo.com MM 92, Harry Harris Park 1 block from Park. Entire house: 3BR/2BA upstairs + 1BR/1BA downstairs. $2,100. Pets OK. Call (305) 962-9639 MARATHON half duplex 2 BR, 1 BA, W/D. 10731 3rd Ave, Gulf. $1200/mo, F/L + $250 sec. dep. & electric. Call Nick 305-522-6567CompletelyRemodeledMH onpluggedcanal@MM103 B/S1440sqft3BR/2BA,W/D, fencedyard.$1,500+utilities avail3/1305-360-1948 Oceanside K.LARGOMM96. Directoceanaccessw/Ocean views!updatedlrg.2/2..10K boatlift.Part.furnL-Trental. Petsok.$1,750561-236-9317Key Largo MM96, 3/2 home, Oceanside. Direct ocean access w/ocean views! Furn. Everything included! Avail Feb & Mar 2014. 786-258-3127VacationRentals Hammer Point3/2DockDavitsWIFI DogOK$3400305-343-2689 305-343-2689 akea3@aol.comRV LOTS FOR RENT in MARATHON Adult Park. Please call 305-743-6519MasterBedroomforRent withfullbath,furnished.Share aclean,quietsinglehomein BigPineKey.Largefenced yard,deck,pool,kitchen, parking,A/C&w/d.Cable& utilitiesincluded.Contactafter 5pmweekdays,oranytimeFriSun.$850305-395-0170 Efficencyforrent MM86, 1BR,1Bath,LR,Kitchen,on water,dockforboat.Utilities/ Cableincluded.Unfurnished $1,300/month443-852-1322 wadehannum@aol.comMARATHON EFFICIENCY Ocean Isles gated commty. Furn, clubhouse w/pool N/S, no pets. Bkgnd chk req. $800. F/L/S 386-308-4071; 386-467-1966CLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE, MARATHON Call Freds Beds, 305-743-7277 GARAGE FOR RENT MM 92 400 sq. ft. workspace 400 sq. ft. storage. Power & A/C $550 / mo. Call (305) 394-3485 HEART OF MARATHON Retail or Office.1000 sq ft. Next to Publix, the new Walgreens and marina. 561-743-3745 MARATHON 912 sq ft commercial building/retail storefront. Excellent visibility & frontage on hwy. $1475/mnth + tax. (305) 900-0113. 1,200 SF Turnkey Hair Salon Busy Tavernier shopping center. Commodore Realty, Inc. Nicole Christodoulou (786) 252-4596 MARATHON GARBAGE SERVICE Is now hiring P/T OFFICE ASSISTANT. Computer exp. a must. Min HS diploma/GED. Quick Books, A/R, A/P, exp. a plus. APPLY IN PERSON ONLY. 4290 Overseas Hwy, Marathon Mortage Loan Originator Keys Federal Credit Union Seeking an experienced and motivated mortgage loan originator in the Lower, Middle and Upper Keys. Must have up-to-date knowledge of conventional loan requirements and regulatory compliance, with a proven track record of successful sales. Salary with volume based commission. Excellent benefits package, including health and dental insurance, 401(k) and paid holidays & vacation. High school diploma or equiv. req.; college degree preferred. Visit keysfcu.org/keys_career.php to obtain an application. Send application/resume to hr@keys fcu.org or fax to 293-6056. E.O.E. Dolphin Research Center has Temporary and Permanent openings for Guest Services. Duties are multifaceted including welcoming guests, taking reservations, retail and photo sales. Job description available at www.dolphins.org. E-mail your resume to: drc-hr@dolphins.org. EOE Monroe County BOCC Employment Opportunities Visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov (305) 292-4557 E.O.E. Drug free workplace; Vet Pref Avail. HOUSEKEEPERS F/T or P/T Marathon area. Please call (305) 731-0520ExperiencedFiberglass& GelcoatRepairTech. Looking fordependable&experienced fiberglass/Gelcoatrepairtech. ApplyinpersontoOceanBlue Boatworks@NORTHgateof 93160O/SHwy.Tavernier.305 -731-1307 service@oceanblueboatworks .comHOUSE CLEANERS NEEDED For residential service. Must be experienced. P/T or F/T, must work weekends! Call 305-942-9961HOUSEKEEPERSMARATHON CALL FOR DETAILS (305) 743-5275NEED RELIABLE appliance delivery & installation / service tech. trainee. Clean driving record a must! Call (305) 664-3662. 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 WorkplaceConcierge/Marktg @ Hammocks MM48. 35 Hrs SatWeds 7:30 am-2pm. Hourly + Com $. Drug Test, app at front desk. Attn: Mike Kelly Front Desk Clerk & Housekeepers urgently needed! English req. Please apply: Blackfin Resort, 4650 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. (305) 743-2393 FT Desk Position with assistant management possibilities, conscientious detail oriented, non smoker for Key Largo Dive Resort MM104, email resume to: amyamoray@aol.com.Housekeeper needed in Key Largo, Spanish ok, English not necessary, apply in person at Amoray Dive Resort, MM 104.5 bay side ON SITE MANAGER for 36 unit Key Colony Beach co-op. Office, bookkeeping, rental, personnel, MS Office and Quick Books exp. needed. CAM license required. Apartment & utilities, base salary & percent of rental commissions, health and IRA contributions provided. Position open May 1st. Fax resume to 305-289-0366 or email sbckcb@comcast.net. WOW LOOK !!! WOW LOOK !!! NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY WAREHOUSESALE,1DAYONLY! SAT.2/15@8AM,2UNITSEVERYTHINGMUSTGO!Tools,Washer,Dryer, PlumbingSupplies,Furn,Dishes,ETC.107Gulf,Marathon. Builtwithsafety andentertainmentinmind,this delighulhome oersatrue chefskitchen,4 beds,pool,grandpaoforpoolsideentertaining,oversized garage,breakwater,secureboatbasin,solidconstrucon, privacyandsecuritywithastunninginterior.Callforappt.58477MortonSt.com$2,750,000 GatedGulfFrontEstate withBreathtakingSunsetsGrassyKeyLoriBender,CDPE PremierePlusRealty239-234-0387 WANTEDTORENTIMMEDIATELYLong-termresidentandsuccessful businessownerlookingtorent:VERYNICEHouseorCondo MUSTHAVEWATERVIEW Docknotnecessary. One(1)yearlease.Location: Marathon-MileMarker47-54only. Contact: 305-570-9035 MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 CNAsALLSHIFTSExceptionalLiving,ExceptionalPeoplePlantationKeyHealth&Rehibilitation CenterinTavernier,isseeking CNAs.Toapplyfortheposition,pleasesubmityour resumetotgraham@plantationkeync.com POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/CareCenter Inc. BehavioralHealthTherapist#187Providingindividualandgroupcounselingformentalhealth andsubstanceabuseclientsintheMarathonoffice.Florida LicenseRequired:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred. Fulltime.PerDiemRN-Marathon#253 FloridalicensedRNtoprovideServicesonCrisisStabilization/ Detoxunits.SubstanceAbuseCounselor#488ForJailIncarcerationProgramatMonroeCountyDetention CenterinKeyWest.BachelorsinHumanServicesrequired CAPandBilingualpreferred.Fulltime.ClientAdvocateAssistsindividualwithmentalillnessinaccessing communityservices.MarathonJob#257.FrontOffice-HSDiploma/GEDRequired.KeyWest#491.DriverMarathon#400 Maintainsanddrivesvanstotransportclients. CDLw/passengerendorsementrequired. CaseManager#469 CoordinatingandprovidingservicestoadultsinMarathon andKeyWest.Bachelor'sdegreeinHumanServicefieldand 1yearexperiencerequiredFulltimeposition. RN-Marathon FullTime#429.PartTime#248 BehavioralHealthTechnician-Marathon CrisisStabilizationUnit.PartTime#252Allapplicantsmustsubmit:1)resume;2)threereferences; 3)undergobackground,fingerprint,anddrugscreening priortoanyofferofemployment.Applyonline@http://careers.westcare.com hr -gcc@westcare.com EEOC/DFWP CityofMarathonTurtleNestSurveyorPleaseseewebsiteforjobdescription:www.ci.marathon.fl.us"DominateYourIndustry Online" Thursday,March13,2014 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. GuestSpeaker: ToddPaton,Presidentof PatonMarketing MarathonGovernmentCenter 2798OverseasHighway,2nd Floor,Marathon,FL33050 R.S.V.P.toJoyceHall(954) 985-4416oremailto jhall@sfrpc.comARTIC TEMP A/C Res & Comml, Marine, Sales, Repair, Refrig, Ice Mach. Lic# Cac 053827, 743-5288 Ernes t E. Rhodes Plumbing Lic# CFC1427241 10700 5th Ave, Gulf, Marathon 743-7072 KELLY ELECTRIC -Serving the Middle Keys since 1980! Fair prices, dependable! Lic# EC25 743-6098 KITCHEN KORNER Real wood cabinets at particle board prices! Freds Beds, 743-7277, Marathon PEST CONTROL Charter Pest Control Your Local Company. All types of pest control. Ocean Reef to Key West. Contact us at 305-451-3389. TIKI HUTS NEW & REPAIR 305-664-0009 Lic# CYC99999992 FREE/GRATISCLASSESDE INGLES Clasescomienzan: Martes11deFebrero,2014 Localidad:3251Overseas HwyMarathon,FL.Biblioteca Hora:6:00PMRegistraciony clases6:30-7:30PM Patrocinadopor:Ministerio ComunitariodeCapacitacion 305-743-8826 communitylearningministries @gmail.com service directorywere at your servicecall us: 743-5551 | ads@keynoter.com WindsweptA/C&Appliances"ShutYourWindows ShutYourDoors, YouAin'tGonnaBeHotNoMore!"LicCAC056989.289-1748 ARTISTICCONCRETEDESIGN AllTypesofDeco ConcreteCoatingsLic#sp3136305-923-0654www.keysdecoconcrete.com Keys InfoNet.com


Saturday, February 15, 2014 9B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: RESORT HELP Immediate opening! Dock Hand/General Maintenance Housekeeping Marathon, 305-797-1707EXPERIENCED WEBSITE MANAGER PART TIME Marathon Office. Please call Michael (305) 481-4301AlaskanFishingGuides WantedforYesBayLodge A USCGMastersCoastalor6 PakNearCoastalisrequired, aswellasacurrentdrugtest andCPRCertification. Emailareplyto: info@yesbay.com Attn:RyanMartinez(907)-2257906Make Some Extra Cash Deliver our newspapers 7 days a week between 4:30 & 7:30 am in Key West or Big Pine Key (two positions needed) Potential income $350-$450 per week Call Alex 305.522.1460 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 needed. Full time or part time. Apply in person. 1240 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida. Ask for Angelo.IMMEDIATE HIRING Line Cooks Dining Room Bus Person/ Food Runner at Hideaway Cafe. Call Robert 289-1554, 10am-12pm.Mr.CsIceCream NOW HIRINGP/Tat98.9and102.8 MatureServersandKitchen HelpNeeded.Mustbereliable. 561-504-6423 NOWHIRING Experienced LINECOOK.Applyinperson, KINGSeafood,10925O/S Hwy.Marathon.305-735-4132 stonecrabfresh@aol.comNOW HIRING: SERVERS & LINE COOK Apply in person BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, Marathon SERVER NEEDED Days/Nights Please apply in person, Franks Grill, 11400 O/S Hwy, Townsquare Mall, Marathon Servers with experience Now hiring, part & full time. Apply in person to: KEY COLONY INN 700 W. Ocean Drive, KCB. MARATHON OFFICE ASSISTANT Advanced computer skills required. Available now! Call 305-481-4301BlindandShadeMeasure Person/Installer Neededfor middletolowerKeys.Mustbe abletomeasure,install,and repair:horizontalblinds,roller shades,cellshades,sheer horizontals,romanshades, wovenwoods,verticals,sheer verticals,verticells,sliding panelsplusmotorizedshades. Needtruckorvan,toolsandbe abletopassbackground check.305-828-7666 eddie@polyshutters.comEXPD ELECTRICIAN for Kelly Electric, Marathon. License & tools a plus. Please call Bill, 743-6098, lv msg. EXPERIENCED & RELIABLE, appliance repair tech. Must have valid drivers license & tools! Call (305) 664-3662.F/T SECURITY GUARDneeded Immediately in Marathon. Must have drivers license & security license. (305) 684-0033HAIRSTYLIST Needed for Hair By Martha, in Marathon. Commission or rental. Call (305) 393-1751 19 TWIN VEE CATAMARAN 115 Suzuki, 4 stroke, 2006. Bimini top, trailer. $22,500. 305-731-8460, Marathon. d.bwoolfe@att.net 25 Dusky CC Inboard 350 X L Crusader, FWC, 1169 hours, in water, Marathon. $16,900. 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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 10B Saturday, February 15, 2014 Fishing the Florida Keys we can find beautiful blue waters with ferocious fighters such as dolphin, sailfish, marlin, kingfish, and wahoo, or anchor just off the reefs for bottom huggers such as grouper and snapper. Our fleet of deep sea fishing boats can accommodate groups of up to six people.Tarpon Creek Marina | MM 53.5 fishflkeys@yahoo.com 305.289.1332 Theres a certain protocol that my partner and son, Capt. Seth Hopp and I, exercise at the end of each fishing trip on our charter boat Premium Time out of the A&B Marina in Key West. One of us takes care of cleaning the boat and the other cleans the catch. Cleaning the boat is somewhat solitary and peaceful, allowing time to reflect. Cleaning fish, on the other hand, is like being on stage with an open microphone attached to everyone in the audience. The timing of the return dictates the amount of traffic on the dock, with happy hour being the most popular. As we back into the slip, we take a mental inventory of the people pressing against the chain that separates them from the access to our transom, knowing the questions will soon fly. We can generally tell which ones will be asked depending on the catch. Here are a few of the frequently asked questions:What kind of fish are those? This is in reference to the huge school of tarpon that swarm our transom in anticipation of the catch remnants that will most certainly be flung about the harbor. Pelicans, mangrove snappers, Goliath grouper, nurse sharks and the lone cubera snapper join in with the silver kings. As we work through the stack of fish displayed on the dock, we stop at times to hand-feed the fish. Thats when it happens. What kind of fish are those? is the first question posed. Those are tarpon. In an average evening, we might answer the same question 50 times. Very few witness the process more than a couple of times while in Key West except for those who fish multiple trips each year like the Outer Limits client Bruce Boise. Hes witnessed the verbal question-andanswer redundancies so many times that he took it upon himself to have T-shirts made with the question on the front side and the answer on the back. He said he thought he could help with the madness, but we explained we didnt mind. Bruce always tries to take care of us.Is it legal to keep grouper right now?The complexity of our regulations in the Florida Keys is due to our unique proximity to three different and separately governed fishery management agencies all with different rules (sometimes for the same species). When fishing our deeper ledges and wrecks, we commonly catch snowy grouper, one of the only legal groupers in all three fisheries allowed to be harvested in February. Not only does the strange appearance attract attention at the dock, but people that have some knowledge of Florida fish recognize the grouper characteristics.So the question is usually posed like this: Is it legal to keep grouper now? We answer with a thoroughly performed educational response that tends to be a great icebreaker. Answering Yes, you can and heres why.... breeds goodwill every time. People like their freedom, especially when it comes to grouper fishing and eating.You guys are the luckiest two on the planet. This is never a question for Seth and I. We agree that nothing is finer than the hustle and bustle of the Historic Seaport of Key West, specifically at the A&B Marina. We slide into the dock at the end of our trips and are met with awe from lovers of the salt. Sometimes they are five people deep and 20 people wide all interested in our adventures. We are the lucky ones, the ones that work on the water every day. Keep those questions coming. Capt. Marlin Scott owns FishMonster Charters in Key West.Catches at the dock bring lots of questions from onlookersMarlin Scott On TheWaterQuick Fact:Cleaning fish back at the dock is like being on stage with an open microphone attached to everyone in the audience.And the answer is... Margaret Heitkamp shows a snowy grouper caught on the Prime Time as Capt. Seth Hopp cleans the catch. Keys InfoNet.comCome visit our online photo galleries and submit your own photos