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Classifieds . . . . .5B Living . . . . . . .3B Obituaries . . . . .2A Opinion . . . . . .6A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .4BINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2014 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014 VOLUME 61, NO. 21 25 CENTS Fishing the Florida KeysThe bites been pretty strong lately, but especially for real nice tuna. Captains column, 1B Reaching higher?The Studios of Key West wants the city to give it a height variance for its new building. Story, 3A KEY LARGO 305.451.5700MARATHON305.743.4397KEY WEST305.295.6400 keysfurniture.commake. home. beautiful. Big homeless summit todayFinding a new Lower Keys site for the Keys Overnight Temporary Shelter must be the focus of a special meeting today, says Monroe County Mayor Sylvia Murphy.Since were being evicted from where it is, we have to see if we can find a place for KOTS, Murphy said Tuesday. Until we have a place to put KOTS, we cant do anything else about the homeless.Monroe County commissioners and Key West city commissioners meet in the joint session at 2 p.m. today in the Harvey Government Center on Truman Avenue in Key West.Scott Pridgen, chairman of the Monroe County Homeless Services Continuum of Care, a coalition of nonprofit agencies, said he wants to see local governments acknowledge that all of the Keys has a homeless problem, so we need to share ideas and focus on how to deliver services to those who need assistance.We cant just bicker over whether we have a problem, Pridgen said. We have to recognize that we do.... There are a lot of issues without easy answers. KOTS, a 150-bed facility at the Monroe County Sheriffs Office headquarters on Stock Island and operated by the city for about $450,000 annually, provides bunkhouse-style overnight housing but little else.Key West Mayor Craig Cates had been pushing for a center that can provide referrals, outreach and more and was focused on a former Easter Seals building, also on Stock Island. But the Key West City Commission as a whole favors a former Department of Juvenile Justice Center building, also adjacent to the Sheriffs Office.KOTS must move as partKey West, county officials try to find best way to deal with shelter site, moreSOCIAL SERVICES JUST A DRILLKeynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYKey West and Monroe County emergency responders on Tuesday simulate a rescue involving an agitated airline passenger setting a small fire, forcing an emergency landing at Key West International Airport. Firefighters practiced rescuing people from inside and around the aircraft, an old Cuban airliner that had been hijacked to Key West, and set up a triage unit. Students with the Key West High School Fire Academy and the Florida Keys Community College Emergency Medical Technician Academy played the passengers. The Federal Aviation Administration requires the exercise every three years. 9/11 memorial to be unveiledMore than 13 years since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks shook the country, the we will never forget mantra remains as powerful as ever.So much so that former New York City career firefighter Joe Reres felt compelled to visit the Marathon Fire Rescue station at Florida Keys Marathon Airport Monday afternoon, three days in advance of a ceremony unveiling a memorial to the disaster. The memorial was four years in the making.City Fire Marshal Adam Geaneas moved mountains to see the Pentagon-shaped memorial constructed just inside the fire station front door. Its encased on five sides with glass that has the names of all 343 firefighters who died following the attacks etched into it.Reres, who winters in Marathon, was familiar with a large number of those rescue workers. He knew several personally and his sons played softball in the city police and firefighter recreational leagues against many others.He had his papers in his pocket, Reres said, pointing to Rescue Co. 1 (Manhattan) firefighter Gary Geidels name on the glass. Geidel, 44, was set to retire after 20 years. He had plans to buy a house in upstate New York with his wife Mathilda. He had a wife and one baby, Reres said. His father was a firefighter. He had two brothers. Thats the impact Geaneas envisioned when he began work on the memorialIt includes all 343 names of firefightersBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMIDDLE KEYSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYSeasonal Marathon resident Joe Reres, a former New York City firefighter, inspects a 9/11 memorial inside the fire station at Florida Keys Marathon Airport. Reres knew several of the 343 firefighters who died following the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001.See Homeless, 2ASee Memorial, 2ACharter schools open enrollmentThe six public charter schools in Monroe County are gearing up for the 2014-15 school year with enrollment and in some cases lotteries to get student spots taking place in the coming weeks.Public charter schools are open to any eligible student and are funded through the state. Charters differ from public schools in that teachers are not bound by rigid curriculum structures. There are 1,175 Keys students in charter schools, according to the Monroe County School District. Thats nearly 14 percent of the districts 8,426 students. The schools have a combined annual budget of more than $6 million. At the Key West Montes sori, the enrollment period started on Feb. 24 and runs until April 25. During that time, parents of prospective students at the school for students in kindergarten through eighth submit an applic a tion through www.keywestmon tessori.com, culminating in a May 9 lottery. The school runs at capacity with 118 students. The Sigsbee Charter School, which offers preference to dependants of activeduty military in the Lower Keys, cuts off enrollment on Aug. 1. That school has more than 500 students in kindergarten through eighth grade.At Key West Collegiate, the only charter high school in the Keys, Principal Cory Oliver is trying to boost enrollment, which has struggled to reach its 100-student goal. Enrollment has oscillated between 40 and 50 students.We can offer a college feel for students that are dedicated to pursuing a college14 percent of Keys students attend themBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSSenate action on rates gets nearThe U.S. Senate is being lobbied hard to include second-home and commercial property protections in a vote likely next week to adopt the U.S. Houses Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Approved by a 306-91 vote on March 4, the House bill (H.R. 3370) includes provisions that would mitigate exponential rate increases for primary homeowners that were the result of the 2012 Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Act. But the bill offers much less protection to second homeowners and commercial properties, categories that Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe Executive Director Chic Wagner said the grassroots nonprofit fought hard to include. Even the original Senate version approved in January offered minimal protections to those property owners. We are lobbying the entire Senate to urge them to reconsider second homes and businesses for all the reasons weve always said, Wagner said. We dont know what our success rate is going to be, but were doing everything we can. Wagners skepticism is because many feel the Senate will accept the House flood bill with minimal changes due to the large majority by which it passed.One of the most important considerations in including second homeowners is that many of those properties are used as rental properties for lower-wage earners that include service industry workers and professionals alike.Theyre just as big a part of any coastal communitys2nd properties, commercial sites still an issueBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comFLOOD INSURANCESee Schools, 2ASee Insurance 2A
of a lawsuit settlement with the neighboring Sunset Marina Condominium Homeowners Association, which contends the shelter opened in violation of county code.Without a temporary shelter, Key West police and the Sheriffs Office cannot enforce laws against people sleeping in public places, federal courts have ruled. The homeless people come from all over the country and they go to Key West, Murphy said.With the limited land available in the Florida Keys, few other sites can be found that will not spark opposition from nearby neighborhoods or businesses. Thats why Murphy wants todays session to center on a shelter site.Monroe County spends hundreds of thousands dollars to hold arrested homeless people in custody and provide medical services for the jailed, she said. Murphy said she is not inclined to put a lot more into the homeless needs from the county budget. According to a Jan. 28 socalled point in time survey, the Continuum of Care counted 693 people in Monroe County who could be considered homeless. Of those, 298 were on the streets or unsheltered; others were in KOTS or other temporary housing.The 693 does not include 144 people with no permanent address who were being held in the Monroe County jail.A more detailed report is expected to be released later this month. Others have contended the 693 figure is too low. Information included as background material for todays meeting includes:Lower Keys Medical Center reported that in 2012, it provided free care to 1,698 patients considered homeless for a total cost of $8.3 million in acute care and $1.1 million for behavioral care.Monroe County Social Services spent $15,300 on cremations for deceased homeless people in 2013, and $17,141 on prescription medicines. 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The others were bought in Winter Park and Orlando. The winning numbers were 3-13-20-21-34.Vietnam veterans getting memorialThe Key West City Com mission unanimously agreed March 4 to kick in around $150,000 for construction of a Vietnam veterans memorial in Bayview Park. The total price is estimated at $443,000 by construction firm D.L. Porter. U.S. Army veteran Billy Williams is the driving for behind the memorial, which will be dedicated to more than 150 locals who served in Southeast Asia and returned home. Architect Bert Bender has come up with a conceptual site plan for a four-segment wall surrounding a landscaped courtyard in the public park off Truman Avenue. Bayview Park already has a Vietnam memorial for Key Westers who didnt make it home. Hearing TestCALLFOR APPT. IN-HOME SERVICENathan Trigoboff (H.A.S., Doctor of Education)C.I.CNearly invisible 100% Digital$79500THE OPTICAL SHOPPEDR. BOILINI'S OFFICE743-8316451-14812375 O/S Hwy., Marathon KeyKey Largowww.hearingaidman.com OPEN FITS $995.00 THE HEARING AID MAN HARPER Frederick D. Harper 82, of Layton, Long Key, passed away on March 6, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne Harper, 5 daughters, 16 grandchildren, 16 greatgrandchildren and 2 brothers in Michigan. The family requests donations be made to VITAS Community Connection/VITAS Innovative Hospice Care or the Parkinsons Foundation. SUPP Martha Louise Morelli Supp of Marathon FL, originally of Highland Park, NJ, passed away peacefully at the age of 86, on Saturday February 8 2014. She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Joseph, their five children Lawrence, Joseph, Dolores, Catherine, and Martha, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren, and her three siblings Louis, Dolores, and Francis. Martha graduated from Highland Park H.S. NJ and Parsons School of Design in N.Y.C. Before her illness she had been a member of the Marathon Water Color Society, Sombrero Country Club, Marathon Yacht Club and past President of the San Pablo Womens Club. A Memorial mass will be held Saturday March 15, 2014 at 11:00 at San Pablo Catholic Church 550 122nd St, Marathon, FL 33050. Martha, a strong supporter of Pro Life asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to RESPECT LIFE MINISTRY 3600 SW 32nd BLVD West Park FL. 33023 in September 2010. He learned that materials from the World Trade Center site were being stored in a hangar at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. When the Port Authority [of New York and New Jersey] decided to release 10 percent of the metal for cities and municipalities to have to build memorials, I started the process of trying to obtain it, he said. His initial request was denied, but Geaneas said he pushed on and got a yes on Oct. 4 2011. The reasoning was they had over 1,300 requests and it was more than what they had. They had to take their time and sort everything out, he said. On Dec. 27, 2011, a 13foot-tall piece of metal from the site was assigned to Geaneas and he, along with co-worker Eric Dunford, drove to New York to pick it up on March 28, 2012.Its a piece of the exoskeleton of the buildings. If you were to look at it, theres a channel in there and its what the window washers actually rode up and down the building on, Geaneas said.Geaneas said the idea for a design came to him immediately. I knew what I wanted to build. We didnt know what we were getting until we laid eyes on it, but I knew the vision I wanted, which is what it is now, he said. The piece of metal is centered inside the glass, along with four American flags. Marathon Fire Rescue worker Larry Bohnen, along with Marathon resident Tom Fraelich, constructed the majority of the memorial. Donations were made to offset the cost. Fire Rescue is scheduled to hold a ceremony and ribbon-cutting to open the airport memorial at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.Years in makingFrom Memorial, 1Aeducation, Oliver said of the school, on Florida Keys Community Colleges Stock Island campus. Applications are at www .keywestacademy.org.The Big Pine Academy can add to its 185 students, from kindergarten to eighth grade, and applications are available at www.big pineacademy.com ; theres no cut-off date or lottery.At the Ocean Studies charter in Tavernier, Principal Jennifer Flores said there will be a lottery Thursday followed by two more in April and May. The school has 116 students in kindergarten through fourth grade.For the Treasure Village Montessori in Islamorada, enrollment runs from April 13 to 18, ending with a lottery to determine the 220 students (kindergarten through eighth grade) that are accepted.Sign-ups startFrom Schools, 1A Big summit is todayFrom Homeless, 1A economy as primary homeowners, Wagner said. The rent continues to go up and that continues happen. Enacted on Oct. 1, the Biggert-Waters Act was aimed at stabilizing the $24 billion National Flood Insurance Program deficit. The program is overseen by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.Another major concern for rate relief is that second homes and commercial properties could be excluded from language the House bill contains urging FEMA to restrict policies from having annual premiums that exceed 1 percent of the total coverage.There continues to be mixed reports. Some continue to say that its 25 percent [annual increases] until it meets whatever actuarial rate FEMA decides, Wagner said, referring to future rate hikes.Language like that in Biggert-Waters is what stuck many Keys residents with staggering insurance premium hikes and had an immediate negative affect on a slowly recovering Keys real estate market. Residents paying an average of $1,100 per year were quoted annual premiums as high as $40,000.Hopes high for reliefFrom Insurance, 1AThe United Teachers of Monroe and the Monroe County School District have reached a tentative agreement for raises for school-related personnel, but theyre still far separated in their talks for a contract for teachers.UTM President Holly Hummell-Gorman said the two sides, meeting March 5, agreed on 2 percent raises for the approximately 115 foodservice workers, bus drivers and maintenance staff.The cost is around $100,000 of a $1.25 million raise pool provided by the state Legislature in its 2013 session.During the impasse hearing moderated by Scott Milinski with the National Mediation Board, UTM leadership signaled a lengthy road ahead in its deadlock with district administration over a oneyear employment contract and state-mandated employee pay raises for teachers.In Florida, final contractual say rests with school boards. Nothing I say is binding, Milinski said. Also not binding is any decision from the Florida Public Employee Relations Commission, arbiter of formal unfair labor practice filings, which Diane Falvo, a labor specialist with the union umbrella Florida Education Association, said would be forthcoming.This same process played out from 2011-12 over the last three-year teacher contract.School Board member John Dick called the process an exercise in futility. Its [ultimately] coming back to the board and we can impose the raise and the management rights, which the union leadership knew all along and shouldve told their members.The management rights hes referring to allow the board to impose unpaid employee furlough days, which it did in 2011 and 2012 to save $1.7 million each year and avoid layoffs. UTM wants that language removed and if its not, Falvo put the board here on notice we will file a charge of unfair labor practice. The districts labor attorney, Bob Norton, referencing the previous protracted and complicated impasse and appeal process, said that contract was tested in every forum possible by FEA. The districts batting average was 1,000 percent. On the raises, the state Legislature last year earmarked $1.25 million for raises, which has yet to be divvied up as a function of the collective bargaining process. The district has been trying to get the teachers to accept a raise structure, Norton said. That [money] is available to the district but just sitting in Tallahassee.This round of bargaining is for a one-year contract retroactive to June that covers the districts 525 teachers and 114 school-related personnel.Before Norton and Falvo got involved, HummellGorman and Superintendent Mark Porter met more than 25 times last year before talks broke down.Milinski has until March 20 to make a recommendation.But the union and the district still far apartBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSPart of deal reachedFor plan rewrite, its all detailsA series of five two-day meetings over the next four months is designed to craft possible alternatives for marine protected areas in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.The Ecosystem Protection working group of the Keys Sanctuary Advisory Council aims to present its proposals to the full council in early July.As part of a rewrite of the sanctuarys management plan, the local advisory council will consider a review of sanctuary regulations including the rules and boundaries for marine zones in the sanctuary and surrounding national wildlife refuges. The sanctuarys first management plan took effect in July 1997. That plan has changed little, except for a 2000 update to include the Tortugas Ecological Reserve and a 2007 update to list current goals and activities.The Ecosystem Protection group 16 voting members from the Keys community was able to adopt a proposed plan for wildlife refuges with minimal controversy last year.However, draft sketches of new or expanded no-take zones offshore created significant opposition from people working in fishing and tourism. Those sketches were dropped before any detailed discussion or vote.After a meeting earlier this month on how to devise new alternatives, the group has planned regional meetings to go over nearby marine protected areas in detail.Sessions open to the public are scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Theyre at:Upper Keys region, March 25 and 26 at the Hilton Key Largo Resort, mile marker 97.Middle Keys region, April 17 and 18 at the Marathon Garden Club, mile marker 50.Lower Keys region, May 13 and 14 at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center at the Truman Waterfront in Key West.Marquesas region off Key West, June 10 and 11 at the Eco-Discovery Center. The Sanctuary Advisory Council is scheduled to meet July 1 and 2 at the Marathon Garden Club to receive all preliminary recommendations for all regions, final discussion, and develop a final suite of ecosystem protection recommendations. Recommendations will be further reviewed by state and federal staff, with the secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce making the final decision.Five sessions designed to get plans on tableNATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARYBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551
The Studios of Key West, poised to start a $2 million renovation of its new building at 533 Eaton St., will take the first step Thursday when the city Planning Board reviews the nonprofit arts groups proposed major development plan. In November, the Studios bought the former Scottish Rite Masonic Center for $2.2 million, replacing its leased space at the White Street armory building. The plan for the new building is for a fall opening following the renovations that would include adding a 200-seat theater, large gallery space, nine artist studios, two classrooms and a digital media lab. The Planning Board meets at 6 p.m. Thursday in Old City Hall on Greene Street. Based on documents submitted to the city, the Studios wants to convert the second floor of the three-story building into the theater with an adjoining lobby, lounge and bar. The Studios also wants to add a roof garden accessed by a 465-square-foot elevator/stairway penthouse. That requires a variance to the citys height limit for the downtown commercial zoning district. The height limit is set at 35 feet although the building, constructed in 1950, now peaks at 47.5 feet. City code still requires a variance to move up to the planned peak of 55 feet, which the Studios says would accommodate the roof garden. If approved by the Planning Board approval, the next step is a hearing before the Historic Architectural Review Commission to determine if the plans are consistent with Old Towns historic buildings. That board meets March 25. If OKd there, it goes to the City Commission on April 1. The Studios was founded seven years ago with the goal of bringing artists to Key West through residencies, and connecting them with residents through classes and other events. Its Artists in Residence program will continue to house artists in small cottages on White Street. The Studios is fundraising for the renovation and donations can be made through its website at www.tskw.org. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 3A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Co-sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department, Village of Islamorada, with support from Islamorada Community Entertainment 2013-2014 PERFORMING SEASON Bring a blanket or lawn chair New Band Members Welcome Free Admission ICE Amphitheaterat Founders Park, Islamorada Bayside, MM 87 Mar. 15 VIVA FLORIDA! Attorney files for judge seatIncumbent Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Tegan Slaton, representing Group 4 of Floridas 16th Circuit (the Keys), has drawn two challengers in his bid for re-election to a six-year term. Although assignments are sometimes shifted, Slaton primarily hears family, civil and probate cases.Key West attorney Bonnie Helms filed to run on March 4. She has practiced family, civil and probate law for 23 years and said that experience would serve her if elected.Having been in the trenches on the other side, Helms said, I think I have a lot to offer.Key Largo attorney Jack Bridges, the elected District 5 member of the Monroe County Mosquito Control District Board, filed paperwork on Jan. 9 to run for Slatons seat. He wont run for re-election to the bug board.Slaton didnt return a call for comment by press time. I believe my experience serving in almost all types of cases that routinely come before the court will be beneficial as well as my experience serving as a Circuit Court magistrate, Bridges he said. We really need to work toward putting kids and families first. The Group 4 election is one of three for the Monroe County bench this year.In Group 1 contest, incumbent Judge Mark Jones, elected in 1996 over then-Judge Richard Fowler and re-elected to six-year terms without opposition since, has a challenger in Donald Barrett, a Key West attorney in private practice since 2010.Barretts primary history is as a prosecutor, serving in the Monroe County State Attorneys Office from 2001 to 2004, again in 2006, and then again in 2009. He also was a prosecutor in Live Oak and Lake City. In Group 3, incumbent Judge Luis Garcia has yet to draw a challenger; he filed on Nov. 25. Garcia was appointed in 2000 by then-Gov. Jeb Bush and subsequently re-elected in 2002 and 2008. Helms is 2nd to challenge sitting SlatonBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comELECTION 2014 BRIDGES HOLMES SLATONDOT informed of plan problemsMarathon Mayor Dick Ramsay said he left a Friday meeting with state Department of Transportation officials feeling better about a proposed U.S. 1 repaving project scheduled to begin next month.Concerns were raised about the project, which would cover roughly a mile from the U.S. Coast Guard Station west to the Seven Mile Bridge, after Turtle Hospital owner Richie Moretti brought similar issues up regarding a 2015 DOT plan for another stretch of the highway. The main issues are business parking and stormwater runoff. Construction for both projects would involve widening shoulders to provide bicycle lanes, repairing sidewalks and upgrading and replacing pedestrian signals. The two issues that came up [Friday] were the parking and the stormwater runoff, Ramsay said. For the most part, Old Town businesses in Marathon rely on angled parking in front of their properties because there is generally no space for parking lots. Ramsay said DOT officials agreed to walk the area in front of Royal Furniture, a business that could be affected next month, with owner Ross Elwell. Ross did that and said it went terrific. Its retaining parking and giving them a chance to dress up Old Town, Ramsay said. Elwell did not return a call for comment by deadline. The sides did not agree so quickly on DOTs plan to address stormwater runoff. When it came to stormwater runoff, they were asked if they had any runoff plan in place and the answer was no. [The agency] said the city has had more than enough time, Ramsay said.Parking wont be affected, the agency saysBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONStudios plans go to Planning BoardArts group wants variance to height lawBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WEST Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYThe Key West Planning Board on Thursday will review the Studios of Key Wests plan for a $2 million renovation of the former Scottish Rite Masonic Center on Eaton Street. D
Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Key West resident Elena Spottswood to replace Ed Scales on the Florida Keys Community College board of trustees.Scales stepped down in Nov ember after Scott appointed him to a judgeship on the Third District Court of Appeal.Spottswood, appointed to the four-year term on March 4, had previously served on the board from 2001 to 2005. She had been appointed by then-Gov. Jeb Bush.Spottswood was born in Havana, Cuba, and has lived in Key West since 1993. Shes on the board of directors of the San Carlos Institute and helped found the Key West Symphony Orchestra.I believe Florida Keys Community College has a potential that has been untapped, she said in an email. I do not have all the answers but I hope to work hard as a trustee to explore ways that the college can get closer to reaching its potential.The five-member board next meets at 2 p.m. March 31 at the colleges Middle Keys campus at Marathon Middle/High School. Lauren Book, sexually abused as a child and now a child protection advocate, will walk throughout Monroe County on Sunday and Monday as part of her fifth annual 1,500-mile Walk in My Shoes walk from Key West to Tallahassee. Book, daughter of powerful lobbyist Ron Book, was abused for six years by her nanny. She launched the advocacy group Laurens Kids and the Walk in My Shoes in 2010 to raise awareness about sexual abuse and to encourage victims to speak about their experiences. Her walk starts in Key West and ends April 22 with a rally on the steps of the state Capitol, and she welcomes people to join her along the southernmost route. The Keys portion:7:15 a.m. Sunday, start at the Southernmost Point.8:30 a.m. Sunday, water break at BB&T Bank, 1010 Kennedy Drive, Key West.9:25 a.m. Sunday, rally at Key Plaza, 1112 Key Plaza.6:30 p.m. Sunday, Kickin Back Food Mart, mile marker 21.4, Summerland Key.7:45 a.m. Monday, start at the Pigeon Key Visitors Center, mile marker 47, Marathon.9 a.m. Monday, water break, BB&T bank, 6090 Overseas Hwy, Marathon.10:30 a.m. Monday, rally at Marathon City Hall, U.S. 1 and 98th Street.6:15 p.m. Monday, finish at Long Key State Park, mile marker 67.4.Group wants more kids eatingA Washington, D.C.,based advocacy group says that of Floridas 67 counties, its research shows Monroe ranks 56th for children in getting free federally funded breakfast at school.The Food Research and Action Network describes itself as a national anti-hunger organization that lobbies on behalf of food stamps, the Women Infants and Children program and other federal food and nutrition programs.According to the Monroe County School District, 3,092 out of 8,421 students, or 36.7 percent, receive free school lunches. That same group of students is eligible to receive free breakfast.For every 100 local students that receive free lunch, 43 also receive free breakfast, according to the Food Research and Action Network. The districts 2013-14 budget estimates $1.5 million in federal money to support the free lunch program and another $384,451 for free breakfast.Experts say kids who start the day with breakfast can be more successful than children who dont.In an e-mailed statement, Food Research and Action Network spokeswoman Sara McGovern said that if 70 students per 100 students receiving free lunch in Monroe also ate free breakfast at school, additional Monroe County children would have received breakfast each day and the county would have gained $186,872 in additional federal resources.Its research says Keys rank 56th out of 67MONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4A Wednesday, March 12, 2014 MM 48 Bayside 1688 Overseas HighwayTiki Bar on the water, its quiet, clean and the food is delicious. Join us for our Daily Sunset Cannon Salute Celebration!Open Daily from 12:00 NoonLive Music Thursdays and Saturday evenings.305-743-9009 Andonlineat www.KeysInfoNet.com/UnwindFloridaKeysLifestyleMagazine Wanttomakeyour homemoreinteresting?LookforthenewissueofTheNextIssue:March14 March15 The Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board decided on Sunday that a maximum 4,200-square-foot office building, on stilts, and 61 parking spaces is the most it could potentially squeeze onto a 1.25-acre Big Coppitt Key lot its agreed to purchase.The lot, owned by Coconut Cove Land LLC, is the proposed future site for Mosquito Controls Lower Keys operations. The board made its decision following a presentation by architect William Horn.The districts lease on city of Key West-owned property on College Road expires on Jan. 15, 2015, and the city has made clear it wants to address issues with the homeless before making any decisions about the sites future. Mosquito Control has leased the property for some 35 years.It would save everybody money if we could stay in this building and get a long-term commitment but it doesnt seem like the city is willing to work with us, Commissioner Jill Cranney-Gage said.Whenever we have a lease, theres going to be an end point in sight and we have to have a backup plan. I think at least right now we need to move forward, Commissioner Jack Bridges added.According to the proposed site plan, the building would sit on the front right (east) corner of the property along U.S. 1. A 3,500-square-foot chemical storage building would be centered on the rear property line adjacent to employee parking, while district vehicle and equipment storage would be on the front left (west) corner along U.S. 1.The consensus is thats what we would send to the county, but at least two commissioners said the final building could be smaller. You can always make it smaller without going to the county, Director Michael Doyle told the Keynoter. Doyle said the next step is to have the countys Development Review Committee consider approving a zoning change on the property from suburban commercial to light industrial. Were planning on getting on the April 29 agenda, he said. If they approve it, the questions that need to be answered are will our facility and people fit on the property, and that looks like a yes.The last step, according to Doyle, would be for the Mosquito Board to sign off on a final budget for the site. Horn said on Sunday that it would cost roughly $2.5 million to build. The land would cost $749,000.Doyle said the board would likely address final cost at its April 16 meeting in Key West. Well have more detailed plans then and the architect will be able to give us a tighter estimate, he said.New building could reach 4,200 square feetBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMOSQUITO CONTROLBoard OKs initial design planStudent dies after snorkeling tripAn Annapolis, Md., man died Sunday after a snorkeling accident days earlier in Atlantic waters between Islamorada and John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo. Grant Eney, 21, was a student at the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C., and was in the Keys for Spring Break. The snorkeling accident happened last Thursday. He was on life support until he died at 8:15 a.m. Sunday, the Capital Gazzette reported, quoting Eneys father.Monroe County Medical Examiner E. Hunt Scheuerman said he believes Eney died at Baptist Hospital in Miami, so the Miami-Dade medical examiner would be responsible for the autopsy.The Gazette and the Charleston (S.C.) Post and Courier reported that Eney and his friend had been snorkeling for lobster. When the friend emerged, there was no sign of Eney. He was later found in 55 feet of water. The Monroe County Sheriffs Office responded to the accident, which happened when Eney and a friend were snorkeling for lobster. Deputies performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation.Body found floating in Upper KeysUPPER KEYSKeynoter StaffBaltimore Raven Reid awaits court dateNo court date had been set as of Tuesday for a player for the NFLs Baltimore Ravens who was jailed in Key West early Sunday morning on two charges of misdemeanor battery. Jah Reid, 25, a 6-foot7, 335pound tackle drafted in 2011 in the third round of the NFL draft out of the University of Central Florida (hes from Haines City), was released on $2,000 bond following his arrest at 2 a.m. at the Red Garter, a strip club at 208 Duval St. According to a Key West Police Department report, Reid and Edmond Mussa, 21, bumped in the bar. They had words, then Reid allegedly head-butted Mussa and punched him until he hit the floor. Then Reid allegedly started kicking him. When security guard David Smith tried to break up the fight, Reid allegedly punched him in the face. While that was going on, Benjamin Buxton, 23, who apparently was with Reid, entered the fray and started punching Mussa. Another security guard, Jason Martinez, tried to pull Buxton off Mussa, and Buxton started punching Martinez, too, police say. Buxton was arrested for battery along with Reid.NFL player arrested after Key West brawlKEY WESTAbuse victim walking the Keys, starts SundayBook starts statewide trek in Key WestCHILD ADVOCACYKeynoter Staff REIDKeynoter StaffScales replacement is tappedKEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
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Opinion & EditorialWednesday, March 12, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter 6A Letters of local interest are welcome, but subject to editing and condensing. There is a 400-word limit. Letters thanking an individual are welcome. Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists. Letters must be signed. Anonymous letters will not be published. Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor, Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, FL 33050 E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor EDITORIALDont drill, baby: Oppose InteriorLETTERS TO THE EDITORDay-care center says thanksThe board of the Grace Jones Day Care Center is so very fortunate to have the support of Mike and Karen from the Stuffed Pig restaurant as well as the generous support of this community. There are so many people to thank for the endless hours of work that are involved with the National Pig Days effort each year. Every year, so many step up to the plate and make it a huge success. We will be reporting the amount raised for both Grace Jones and Kreative Kids Academy as soon as all the paperwork is done but for now, just a great big thank you and kudos to all involved. Jan Burch MarathonStand united against abuseI am the president of Christinas Courage in Key West. This is the only center within the county that services rape and child-abuse victims. Our board wanted to organize an event that would help fund the center. We decided on our first 5K run/walk. We had never been involved with such an event and it was, to say the least, challenging. We immediately called the Southernmost Runners Club, which carried us the rest of the way. They are an amazing group of people. Don Nelson met with our board and explained all details from the beginning to end. We got weekly calls from Don and Dennis showing their support and encouragement. They provided us with lots of ideas for getting our race publicized and physically stuffed our flyers into thousands of bags to promote the cause. The second huge sponsor was the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation. This amazing organization held a bingo night for the center at Boondocks Grille and Drafthouse on Ramrod Key that raised well over $1,000 for Christinas Courage. We cant thank this organization enough for its contribution and dedication to the entire community. Lastly, the Zonta Club of Marathon, which supports us throughout the year by supplying our center with supplies and equipment needed for the investigation of sexual and child abuse. They not only monetarily sponsored this event; they had many donors participate in our race and many of the Zontians walked it themselves, showing true support for the victims of Monroe County. This past year, they have been responsible for paying to send our investigators to training to help improve the way we handle cases involving human trafficking and abuse toward women and children. I again cannot express our gratitude enough for these outstanding organizations that made our event successful, but more importantly helped the victims of Monroe County that suffer from child abuse and sexual abuse. Linda Mixon Sheriffs OfficeEveryone wins at bingoWe always knew that this is paradise and the people who live here are the best. It was not until we ran a bingo for the Relay for Life at San Pablo Catholic Church on March 1 and asked some of our merchants for donations that the depth of their generosity was indicated. The bingo was a success and all of the money will be used by the American Cancer Society. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life represents the hope that those who face cancer will be supported, those lost to cancer will never be forgotten and one day cancer will be eliminated. Thanks to all who donated and attended. Fran Newman Marie DeGraw Ted Gryczewski Marathon Relay for LifeFeds are opening ocean to exploration, flies against proven climate changeThe U.S. Interior Department is about to open up a portion of the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas exploration after shutting that door in the 1980s. While there is a ban on actual drilling in the Atlantic until 2017, Interiors move is clearly a prelude to new drilling, which is troubling in light of the Obama administrations admirable efforts to reduce fossil-fuel consumption to combat climate change. Florida fought hard for that drilling moratorium, and it should fight Interiors new survey plan, too. The Eastern Seaboard area to be opened to seismic surveys for oil and gas ranges from Delaware to Cape Canaveral. Environmental groups are opposed, saying the testing, which involves underwater explosions, will harm sea life, particularly whales and dolphins. The intense noise of the explosions could kill them, the opponents say. Compressed air guns creating repeated bursts of sound as loud as a howitzer are used beneath the sea, often for long periods of time. But the jury is out on just how injurious the blasting is for dolphins and whales. Scientists disagree on whether the loud, repetitive underwater noises are lethal, but most do agree that the blasts could alter sea mammals long-term behavior, affecting their migration patterns, mating habits and even how they communicate with each other. There are 34 species of whales and dolphins, including six whale species that are endangered, in the proposed survey area. Florida should oppose the survey plan for other reasons, as well. It has long supported drilling bans off both coasts because of the pollution threat to water quality and our tourist-luring beaches. Just think back to the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico that tarred beaches, contaminated fisheries and killed all manner of sea life. Many coastal businesses were harmed and ultimately received damage payments from BP. Apparently, Interiors goal is to further wean the country off imported oil by eventually tapping into an estimated 3.3 billion barrels of oil and 312 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the Atlantic. But there is another, better way to reduce U.S. foreign oil consumption using less of it. We need more development of practical renewable energy sources, more conservation measures like continuing to improve vehicles and power plants fuel efficiency, as well as making businesses, government offices and private homes more energy efficient. Many coastal communities in South Florida are finally beginning to take steps to prepare for the inevitable rise in Atlantic and Gulf waters. Unfortunately, there are no similar actions in Tallahassee. Opening up the waters to eventual oil and gas drilling off our East Coast should be considered a real economic and environmental threat to the wellbeing of the Sunshine State. Miami Herald Richard Tamborrino . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2014 Keynoter Publishing Co. GUEST COLUMNLower rates encourage building in sensitive areasNo one can deny the appeal of living beside or near Floridas fabulous beaches and coastal areas. The beauty and charm simply cannot be found anywhere else in the country.Unfortunately, these also are the areas most likely to be hit hardest by storms, hurricanes and, now, rising sea levels. This raises a difficult dilemma for Floridians: Should all taxpayers continue to be required to subsidize the flood, wind and disaster insurance for those who live in the most vulnerable areas of the state? And should new development be curtailed in these areas given its significant economic impact on taxpayers and the greater risk of loss of human life?The answers are important to the 1000 Friends of Florida because of our ongoing involvement in coastal development patterns and what that means to the environment and taxpayers. This issue has garnered quite a bit of attention with the passage of the federal 2012 Biggert-Waters Act, which is designed to end taxpayer subsidization of the National Flood Insurance Program. In particular, this act was meant to end the subsidies paid for by all federal taxpayers for very low, nonmarket-driven insurance premiums for properties in flood-prone areas.It also was intended to prevent an increase to the programs deficit of more than $24 billion, much of which has accumulated since Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. Because of a substantial backlash, both the U.S. Senate and House have now voted to undo major provisions of Biggert-Waters.Compounding the problem in Florida is our states Citizens Property Insurance Corp., which, while only providing wind damage coverage, is also subsidized by Florida taxpayers. You can see this subsidy reflected on your car insurance and homeowners insurance premiums where a surcharge is being assessed to cover losses from Floridas 2004-05 hurricane seasons. Can you imagine how much this subsidy will rise, both public and private, when a future major storm event crashes into one of Floridas heavily populated areas? A 2010 planning scenario for a Category 5 storm hitting the Tampa Bay area projected about $250 billion in economic losses of all kinds, including property damage, business losses and flood damage. This is why the 1000 Friends of Florida has joined a diverse group of business, conservation and nonprofit organizations known as Stronger Safer Florida to promote appropriate changes to current insurance programs, curtail unreasonable subsidies and offer market-based insurance alternatives.Included in this mix should be increased emphasis on community resiliency, mitigation options, affordability considerations, private insurance incentives and a phase-in of necessary rate increases to eliminate subsidies.An unintended consequence of artificially lowered insurance premiums is to encourage even more building in the most vulnerable parts of the state, where loss of life and limb is likely to be greatest.As the 2014 Florida legislative session began on March 4, a number of bills have been introduced that address these critical issues. All citizens of Florida need to pay attention to proposed changes to coastal insurance programs and the states catastrophe fund for disaster payouts now, before the inevitable next major disaster strikes our state and we all pay the costs. Charles Pattison has been president of the 1000 Friends of Florida since 1998. He has 31 years of experience in land use, including as executive director of the Monroe County Land Authority from 1985 to 1987. He also is a former Monroe County planning director and one of the chief authors of the countys first land-use plan. This is reprinted from the Miami Herald. PATTISON Pig races are part of National Pig Days at the Stuffed Pig restaurant in Marathon. Two preschools reap the financial benefits. County comes down hard on code violationsViolations lodged against two Key Largo homeowners for ignoring vacation-rental laws will be considered by the Monroe County Com mission at its March 19 meeting in Marathon. During the regular session at the Marathon Government Center, county attorneys will seek approval to file for cease-and-desist injunctions in two separate cases where the homeowners appealed thousands of dollars in fines.A county staff report says the homes continue to offer short-term rentals of less than 28 days, which is not allowed.The cases include:A 224 Tarpon St. home that has been under investigation since 2010. A special magistrate fined owners Gilbert and Dalia Sanchez $2,000 in a January 2011 hearing. That was paid. A second case at the same address was brought in September 2011, which resulted in a $15,000 fine, plus $1,000 for each day of violations. The owners appealed the fine to Monroe County Circuit Court, but Judge David Audlin Jr. In September, he upheld the fines for irreparable damage to the surrounding neighborhood.A 32 S. Bounty Lane home owned by Leland England and Kristy Redlich resulted in a $12,000 fine in a July 2012 hearing where the owners did not appear. The owners appealed the fine but Audlin upheld it. The owners of both homes seek hearings at the Third District Court of Appeal. Other items on the March 19 agenda include:Discussion of agreements with the state Depart ment of Transportation and the city of Marathon for repair and rehabilitation of the Old Seven Mile Bridge.Commissioner George Neugent wants to ask if there are ways to prevent derelictvessel sinkings in the wake of the recent sinking of the 81foot tug Tilly off Key West.Consideration of possible mooring fields at Jewfish Creek and Buttonwood Sound off Key Largo, and Boca Chica Basin in the Lower Keys.Homeowners want matter heard in courtMONROE COUNTYBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org HELPING HABITAT Keynoter photo by SEAN KINNEYIan Bomley, a Connecticut high school student spending Spring Break in Key West, takes part Tuesday in a Habitat for Humanity of Key West and the Lower Keys rehabilitation project on Thomas Street in Bahama Village.
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Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 5BBSports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038Tommy Bahama Outdoor Living NEW ARRIVALS DAILY! VrooooommmIf you love classic and other autos, youre treated to a pair of separate car shows in theMiddle Keys Saturday and the Lower Keys Sunday. Story, 4B All working for the ConchsSophomore Greg Veliz drove in four runs and junior Brandon Presley didnt allow a hit in four innings Saturday as the Key West High baseball team breezed to a 16-0 victory over Keys Gate in Homestead. The states 10run mercy rule stopped the game after five innings. Veliz, who entered the game with a .467 batting average, hit a two-run home run over the right-field fence to give the Conchs a 2-0 lead in the first inning. He singled to drive in two more to cap a six-run fifth. Keys Gate, which lost to the Conchs, 10-0, earlier in the season, walked 11 batters and hit five wildness that was a factor in all four Key West scoring innings. Designated hitter Darren Miller, who had struck out three times in his previous game, rebounded with three hits, including a tworun double. Hugo Valdes had a double, Chris Varela had a sacrifice fly and Anthony Henriquez drove in two runs with a double. Andy Perez and Hunter Sellers also had hits. Presley, a 6-foot-5 lefthander, struck out four and walked one in his four innings on the mound. Steven Wells pitched the fifth and allowed Keys Gates only hit. The Conchs came into the game with a team earned run average of 1.64. Although Keys Gate and Key West are both in District 16-4A, the game did not count in the district standings. The Conchs, who are 30 in the district, improved to 8-2 overall. Keys Gate, a second-year program, dropped to 1-5, its only victory coming against Coral Shores of Tavernier. The Conchs will play 7:30 games Friday and Saturday against Calusa Prep at Rex Weech Field.The offense and the pitching lead victory over Keys GateKEY WEST BASEBALLBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter Contributor KEY WEST SOFTBALL Photo by BERT BUDDEKey West freshman pitcher Kendell Snow fires toward the plate during the Conchs victory over Ransom Everglades.Lady Conchs shut out RansomWith a vigorous, windmill windup that sent her long hair flying, Key West High freshman pitcher Kendell Snow all 5-foot2 of her dominated Ransom Everglades batters during the first four innings of Friday afternoons District 16-4A softball game at the Back Yard.Snow struck out four and did not allow a hit. But when she walked the first two batters in the top of the fifth, she was taken out by coach Ashley James with a 3-0 lead.Im not sure why, Snow said after the Conchs had defeated the Raiders, 5-0.She did awesome, James said, but this was a district game, and I wanted [senior Desirae Laguna] to close it.Laguna, thanks in part to right fielder Anjelika Greens throw that nailed a runner at the plate, got out of the jam. Later in the inning, Ransom had the bases loaded, but Laguna got the next two batters on a pop to the mound and a fly to left field.The Conchs had taken a 1-0 lead in the first when Angela Niles, who had walked, scored on a groundout by Green. They extended the lead to 3-0 in the fourth when two runs scored when third baseman Daniella Lozano threw wildly to first base on a grounder by Jewels Castillo.James strong on the mound in 5-0 victoryBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorLady Hurricanes stop Dolphins JVChelsea White and Pookie del Pino each drove in three runs Monday as Coral Shores Highs softball team outscored Marathon High Schools junior varsity, 13-2.White doubled and singled while del Pino cracked a bases-loaded triple in the contest played at Coral Shores. The improving Hurricane defense played well behind Deni Paquettes pitching, said head coach Alena McNew.The varsity Lady Canes (2-4), rebuilding after not playing the 2013 season, have tried out a number of players on the mound. This win is great for the girls morale, McNew said. Theyve been working so hard on and off the field. Leann Greenland, Samantha Wahba and Kaylyn Wyatt were among Coral Shores scorers. Seventhgrade pitcher Grace Kirwan threw well for a Marathon JV roster depleted by injury. Coral Shores plays 4 p.m. home games on Friday against an Archbishop Carroll squad and Monday against Greater Miami. In other Upper Keys highschool sports:Coral Shores baseball team (5-4) dropped a 10-1 decision to visiting Carrollwood Day of Tampa on Saturday. Results from a scheduled Tuesday game against Gulliver Prep were pending at press time. Coral Shores travels to Archbishopdel Pino, White drive in three in Upper KeysPREP SOFTBALLBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comConchs tracksters set school marksSeniors Erik Vinson and Jack Gruba dominated the field events and several Key West High runners set records at Saturdays Dade Christian Crusader Invitational track meet in Miami. Vinson won the pole vault, clearing the bar at 13 feet, 9 inches three inches higher than his previous best vault and Gruba was first in the shot put (43 feet, 8 inches) and first in the discus (136-5). Zachary Lightfoot (12-0) was fourth in the pole vault and Bobby Black was fifth (10-0).Distance runner Everett Wagner finished fourth in the two-mile run in 10 minutes, 16 seconds, which was a Conch record for a junior and which nearly equaled his school record of 10:15.On the girls side, Aaliyah Allen broke the school freshman record in the 100-meter dash for the second consecutive week. She finished first in 12.79, just ahead of the 12.78 posted by Kiara Estrada of Mater Academy, and is nearing Keesha Moores school record of 12.54, which has stood for 16 years.Allen also finished third in the 200 in 27:30. Catherine Richardson broke the Key West sophomore record in the 800meter run with a time of 2:41. Marlecia Rice was second in the shot put (30-1.5), Emily Good was third in the pole vault (9-0) and Tristin Milliken was fifth in the mile (5:46). Lexy Wilson moved to eighth on the schools top-10 list in the mile with a time of 5:59. Kara Labella set the record of 5:28 in 1995. Next up for the Conchs is the Dwyer Relays on Friday at Dwyer High in Miami.Teams solid at Saturday meet in MiamiBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST TRACKSee Softball, 2BThe blackfins are biting hard offshoreGot wasabi? Because offshore, the best bite right now is blackfin tuna. In the Middle and Upper Keys, blackfins are being caught via trolling, live-baiting and butterfly jigging at the humps. In the Lower Keys and Key West, theyre found on the deeper wrecks.The blackfins range from little footballs up to fish in the 10-pound class. Live baits, such as pilchards, work best in all areas.Sail fishing remains sluggish, with the only action at all in the Middle and Upper Keys. Ballyhoo and pilchards are the baits of choice, or goggle eyes if you can get them.The Atlantic wrecks offer an excellent bite for amberjacks right now. Copious numbers in the 40to 50pound range are biting all variety of large live baits such as pilchards, blue runners and grunts. There are also quite a few muttons on the wrecks, with live pilchards and pinfish your baits of choice for these snappers. Fishing for yellowtail snapper the reef is sporadic, with the most consistent action in 60 to 80 feet of water. There are some kingfish on the reef line, as well, including some real smokers over 30 pounds.The channel humps hold a massive selection of fish, including snapper of all kinds, hogfish, cero, Spanish and king mackerel plus keeper-size grouper that must be released due to the season being closed until May 1. An array of baits works here, with shrimp as the main player, along with large live pilchards and ballyhoo.On the wrecks and rough bottom areas in the bay and gulf waters, youll find nice size kingfish plusBig amberjack also plentifulFISHING THE FLORIDA KEYSChris Johnson CaptainsColumnSee Fishing, 3BSee Conchs, 2B
Curley on Thursday before a noon Saturday home game against Spanish River at Founders Park.The Hurricane boys lacrosse team (2-2) travels to Palmetto High of Miami on Friday. The Cane JV team plays a home match at 7:30 p.m. today against West minster Christian.The Lady Hurricane lacrosse team (2-4) plays home games at George M. Barley Jr. Stadium today against Coral Reef High and against Palmetto on Friday. Both matches start at 5:30 p.m.Track-and-field teams from Coral Shores stage their last home meet of the season at 3 p.m. Tuesday against Carrollton and Ransom Everglades. Results from a meet against St. Brendan earlier this week were pending.Island Christian Schools varsity baseball team plays rival Princeton Christian at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Islamorada campus. Boca Christian visits ICS on Saturday (time to be announced).Other teams staying busy, tooFrom Softball, 1B Coral Shores High catcher Ileana Garcia slides safely into third base, just ahead of the tag by Marathon High School JV infielder Dyris Companioni. The Canes topped the Lady Dolphin JV, 13-2, Monday.Keynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOW KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Did you go to the Marathon Seafood Festival? See if you wereSPOTTED @the Marathon Seafood Festival 2014Show off to all your friends and family shoveling snow up north. on.com Not there? Submit your own pictures.View, share and comment*at www.KeysInfoNet.com/spotted-photos* Must have Facebook account to sign on for posting comments Island Vision Careis now accepting NEW patients.Dr.John Sheldon's optometry practice services all ages,from kids to seniors.Monday Friday 9AM to 5PM Saturday by appointment6400 Overseas Hwy. MM 50.5 (next to Herbies)743-2020 THE CITY OF KEY WESTCode Compliance HearingWednesday, March 19, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Old City Hall, 510 Greene StreetIt is the policy of the City of Key West to comply with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible. For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or materials in accessible format, please call the TTY number at 305-809-1000 or the ADA Coordinator at 305-809-3731 at least five business days in advance.Published Keynoter 3-12-14 Two more runs scored in the bottom of the fourth on a double by Maddie Thompson, a bunt single by Niles and an infield hit by Green.The only suspense that remained was whether the Conchs could get a no-hitter. But that quickly evaporated when Tiffany McBrayer led off the seventh with an infield single the Raiders first and only hit. The Conchs had a new look in the field for the game. Niles moved from center field to shortstop, Mackenzie Cohen moved from short to third base, and Castillo moved from third to first. What we had been doing wasnt working, James said. The Conchs, who improved to 4-5 overall and 3-1 in the district, will play this weekend at the Slam Fest Tournament in Miami.Weekend tourney awaits ConchsFrom Conchs, 1BBaseball Dolphins lose 8-2Marathon High School was the latest Keys baseball victim for visiting Tampaarea Carrollwood Day School on Monday.The Eagles defeated the Dolphins, 8-2, after scoring five of their runs in the last two innings to break the game open. They defeated Coral Shores High on Saturday and were slated to visit Key West High on Tuesday.The pitchers for both teams threw great and both defenses played well. Everything we hit, we hit right at them and theyre a good defensive team and made every play, coach Luis Leal said.No. 1 starter Kyle Pierce got the start as he works his way back into the rotation following early-season muscle spasm concerns. He made it through four innings before Carlos OFarrill replaced him.He had that muscle spasm in his back for a while, so we were just trying to get him some work. We had him on a short pitch count, Leal said.Pierce gave up three runs but didnt give up any hits out of the infield, Leal said. Marathon trailed 3-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning and had a chance to tie the game with runners on second and third base. Mark Keller hit a shot down the right field line and the right fielder made a great play to catch the ball and end the inning. If that falls in, we tie the game, Leal said.The Eagles tacked on two runs in the top of the sixth and another three in the seventh to pull away for the victory.Kevin McKeon, Jesse DeLuca and Raymond Crespo had the Dolphins lone hits.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BASEBALLPhoto courtesy KAREN McKEONMarathons Kevin McKeon slides safely around a tag at home during an 8-2 Monday baseball loss to Tampa-area Carrollwood Day School. Tennis Conchs sweep Monsignor PaceHes played tennis only for two years, but Key West High junior Chris Bujak has developed the strokes, including a classic serve motion, that have made him competitive though rarely victorious when he faces far more experienced No. 1 singles players. Friday afternoon on one of the Conchs courts, for example, he went up against Monsignor Pace sophomore Josvany Lesende, whos been playing since he was 4.Both players, despite the wind, looked sharp warming up, both hitting rockets. But shortly after the players wished each other good luck, Lesende, a slight 125-pound figure in black, went to work. The much-bigger Bujak did not get a point in the first game.Lesende whistled winners into the deep corners (It helps, he said later) that Bujak couldnt handle. The Pace player talked to himself after making errors, but they were rare. It was over not too long after it started Lesende won, 8-0, the final point coming on a service winner. You destroyed me, the ever-gracious Bujak said to Lesende as they shook hands. Man, that was awesome.As other players took the court, Pace coach Vincent Newman said of Lesende, who transferred two years ago from Dade Christian, Im very happy he came to Pace.Dissecting his defeat on a bench, Bujak said Lesende wasnt the best player hes played this season, but the best hes played against recently. It was the cleanliness of his shots, he marveled. He was right on the mark and I couldnt do anything about it.As for Lesende, he said it was just a matter of hitting the sweet spot on the racket.After that match, the quality of tennis fell off considerably, but both the Conch boys (6-1) and girls (5-2) teamed up for a sweep of Pace for the second time this season.Bujak got some revenge on Lesende later in the afternoon when he and Kyle Campbell won No. 1 doubles.The Conch boys swept the other singles matches No. 2 Campbell (8-2), No. 3 Simon Dayer (8-3), No. 4 Colin Hetzler (8-1) and No. 5 Chun Poon (8-1). Kevin Cheng and Matt Cheung won No. 2 doubles, 8-2. For the Key West girls, No. 1 Hannah Brown lost to Cassandra Lemieux, 8-1, No. 2 Laura Hall won, 8-6, No. 3 Fernanda Caceras won, 8-3, No. 4 Tatum Flowers won, 80, and No. 5 Olivia Maliki won, 8-2. Pace won No. 1 doubles but Caceras and Flowers won No. 2 doubles.By DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST TENNISPhoto by BERT BUDDEThe Conchs Fernanda Caceras returns a shot during her singles victory against Monsignor Pace. Tourney kickoff arrives in AprilFifteen target species and $5,000 in cash prizes are key figures in the Key West Fishing Tournaments Kickoff 2014. The angling action is presented by Dream Catcher Charters and scheduled April 4 to 6. Participants are to vie for cash awards for catching the heaviest dolphin, kingfish, cobia, blackfin tuna, mackerel, mutton snapper, wahoo, mangrove snapper and grunt. In addition, cash awaits boat teams that score the most releases of tarpon, permit, bonefish, barracuda, marlin and sailfish.Awards also are presented each year in the junior division for anglers under age 15.The final registration and captains meeting are scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. April 4, at the DoubleTree Grand Key Resort, 3990 S. Roosevelt Blvd. On the following two days, anglers can fish from lines-in at 8:30 a.m. to lines-out at 3 p.m.An awards dinner to conclude the tournament is set for 7 p.m. April 6 at the DoubleTree Grand Key. The entry fee for the kickoff tournament is $250 per boat, with a maximum of six anglers allowed to fish per boat. Entries in the kickoff also are eligible for the 49th annual Key West Fishing Tournament, which runs through Nov. 30 and is open to the general public. Participants can target 37 species of fish, with divisions for men, women, junior anglers (ages 10 to 14) and Pee Wees (under 10 years old). Visiting and resident anglers can enter their catches free at tournament weigh stations.The Key West Fishing Tournament strongly encourages the release of all game fish and will not recognize killed sailfish, marlin, spearfish, tarpon or sharks for award purposes.For more event information and registration, go to www.keywestfishing tournament.com.Yearlong event goes to NovemberKEY WEST FISHINGRaiders overwhelm the tennis DolphinsAny time the Ransom Everglades School tennis team rolls through town, the opponent is usually in for a rough day.Such was the case for Marathon High School on Friday, as the perennial state power Raiders shut out both the boys and girls teams in a District 16 matchup. Marathon is fielding some inexperienced players on both teams and coach Chris Bull said Ransom was too strong with which to compete.They brought down a squad thats not entirely their top five. It was just a testament to the depth of their team. They beat us in all the singles matches and we decided to call the match, Bull said. The boys match was called after Ransom swept all five matches, while the girls match ended after the first four singles matches. Ransom was without its No. 5 singles player, but already had enough wins to earn the match victory. We had some fun and just put four courts on and mixed it up in doubles, Bull said. The Dolphins were anything but sore losers after the match. Bull said the team joined Ransom for dinner at Keys Fisheries. The Dolphins are scheduled to visit Palmer Trinity School today at 3 p.m. before hosting Key West High School at 3 p.m. Friday at the Marathon Community Park.MARATHON TENNISBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.com www.Keys InfoNet.com
mangrove snapper, cobia and Goliath grouper.The weeks bestFormer high school football cronies Cody Shiver and George Gaston from Kennesaw, Ga., took a detour off Duval Street to fish a midnight charter off Long Key with Capt. Chuck Brodzki. Their early-season tarpon trip ended with the two anglers out-muscling five large tarpon, ranging from 50 to 90 pounds, on 20pound spin tackle using silver dollar blue crabs. Capt. Greg Poland also reports tarpon fishing is heating up around the Islamorada bridges. He had quite a few bites using live mullet, but it was hard to keep them on, with hooks thrown after many jumps. Poland has also been yellowtailing in 60 feet with good results.The SeaSquared crews spent the week fishing the channel humps, bay and gulf areas. Our anglers caught cobia, kingfish to about 35 pounds, large mangrove snappers, hogfish, Spanish mackerel and a few sea trout. We also did quite a bit of catchand-release shark fishing, with 13 toothy critters the tally for one of our outings.Capt. Jeff Knapp of Beckoning Charters in Marathon continues to put his anglers on tarpon at the Seven Mile Bridge. Terry Novak of Byron, N.Y., fed an 80-pounder to a 600-pound hammerhead shark, while her husband Kevin landed a 40-pounder.Capt. Chris Johnson is a member of the Yamaha National Fishing Team and specializes in offshore, gulf/bay, reef/wreck, sailfish, shark and tarpon fishing with SeaSquared Charters out of Porkys Bayside Marina in Marathon. You can reach him at 743-5305, http://Sea SquaredCharters.com and http://Facebook.com/Mara thonFishing.Tarpon action heating upFrom Fishing, 1B Escaping the cold of Canada, Ian is all smiles with a prized hogfish caught on rod and reel with Capt. Wayne Burri and deckhand Jason Bell with SeaSquared Charters. Houses small and large sheltered generations of those carving out a life in Key West. They also were places of business or investments, not unlike today. Some of those homes are highlighted in the Old Island Restoration Foundations latest house tours, planned for Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $30 and available in advance.To get them, call 2949501 or visit Royal Furniture at 3326 N. Roosevelt Blvd. in Key West or Capital Bank branches at 330 Whitehead St., Key West; 3618 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West; mile marker 30.4, Big Pine Key; or 2348 Overseas Highway, Marathon. Cash and checks are accepted. Following are the homes on tour:320 Peacon LaneAmong the citys early families were the Peacons, who settled in a tiny Bahamian cottage that dates to right after the 1846 hurricane; they stayed through four generations. The family business of selling groceries began here. Their initial home is at the core of additions and gardens.712 Eaton St.By 1897, Richard Peacon Jr., who was born at 320 Peacon Lane, expanded his grocery business to become a prosperous merchant. He built this house up the hill from his roots. Its known by its distinctive and rare octagon front. The house was renovated in 1975 and later owned by Calvin Klein.1112 Elgin LaneOn the east end of town around the turn of the 20th Century, a family of spongers built their cottages near their boats; the waters edge was closer than now. Descendants kept the old family home until 1993. An extensive renovation completed by the second (and current) owners gives respectful nods to those nautical predecessors. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 3B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com What is your life worth?Find out if you are at risk for vascular Heart disease!Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring. This easy painless and proven method to detect the presence of early artery blockage. 15 minutes, No referral neededSPECIAL PRICE $1503414 Duck Ave Key West, FL (305) 295-9771 Its the Wicker Webs AnnualSt. Patricks Day S a l e Two Day Sale Sat. March 15 & Mon. March 17 With 1 7 % Off Entire Inventory(Except Previous Marked Items)Wicker Web Wicker WebFax: 743-8445 743-3696 Est. 1975Crabtree & Evelyn8917-21 Overseas Hwy. Marathon Home Decor & Gifts Key West Aloe Products Living Home tours approachingHistoric houses open up Friday and SaturdayKEY WESTThis home at 712 Eaton St. is among the beautiful houses on the tour.See Tours, 4B Win streak continuesA four-year team win streak for Coral Shores Highs girls tennis team survived a close challenge from Immaculata-LaSalle at the Cane courts Monday. With the score tied at 3-3, the Lady Canes No. 2 doubles team of Joslyn Schipper and Rachel Walters pulled out an 8-4 pro-set win in the deciding match. Rachel and Joslyn did a great job of holding on for the teams win, co-coach Kelly Sereikas said. Even though theyre a new doubles team, they played well and did what they needed to do. We knew we had a tough one with the girls, coach Blake Fry said. They followed through and did not disappoint. After No. 1 Erica Williams lost an 8-4 decision and No. 2 Ellie Leopold was edged 9-7, the Canes needed to sweep the singles in the third through fifth spots. The Cane netters did. No. 3 Juliana Pena won 8-2; No. 3 Walters won 8-0; and No. 5 Maria Lozada won, 8-6. At No. 1 doubles, Pena and Leopold teamed for the first time in a closely contested 8-6 loss. With some practice and a couple more matches, Ellie and Juliana are going to be a tough combo, Sereikas said.LaSalle dominated the boys matches. LaSalle is very strong and [the Cane boys] played hard, Fry said. The key is to keep their focus and be ready for districts.Coral Shores is on the road today at Monsignor Pace and home against St. Brendan at 2 p.m. Tuesday.Hurricane girls pull out win on home courtsCORAL SHORES TENNISBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWCoral Shores senior Ellie Leopold volleys a shot Monday in the girls match against Immaculata-LaSalle. The Lady Canes prevailed in a 4-3 decision to keep a team win streak alive. Tough weekend for DolphinsTheres a fine line between a tough softball schedule and an impossible one. Marathon High School learned that the hard way at this past weekends Speedball Classic tournament on the mainland and in a Monday home game against West minster Christian School.The girls went 0-4 in that stretch, which included games against two of the Miami Heralds top 10 South Florida teams in Westminster and Pines Charter School. Another, Hollywood Cham inade-Madonna Prep, was just outside the top 10. Marathon coaches purposefully eliminated schools like Westwood Christian and Colonial Christian from this years slate because they felt the girls gained nothing from lopsided mercy-rule victories. The idea was to face stiffer competition in preparation for postseason play. At the Speedball Classic at Silver Lakes Park in Pembroke Pines, the girls got all they could handle in Friday losses to Pines Charter (9-0) and Riverdale High School (13-1) and a Saturday loss to ChaminadeMadonna (13-3). Mondays home loss was to Westminster (13-1). Friday, Pines Charter started an all-state left-handed pitcher with which the Dolphins had offensive problems. Marathon No. 1 starter Jordan Roney matched her most of the way, but the defense struggled behind her and committed eight errors.Savannah Rodamer, Ashlyn Katz, Amanda Bruland and Hannah Child had the Dolphins only four hits. Roney allowed eight hits while striking out six and walking two in a complete game.In the second game of the day, the Dolphins rested Roney and started seventhgrader Grace Kirwan against Riverdale. She performed well and kept the Dolphins within one run, 2-1, heading into the fifth inning.As they came around to their third at-bat, they started hitting pretty well. We ended up going to Hannah [Child], who they hit pretty well also, coach Sean McDonald said.Sacha Olivera hit a home run and Rodamer doubled for the teams only two hits against the Raiders. Roney started Saturday morning against ChaminadeMadonna and the Dolphins led 3-0 after three innings. Rachel Philcox was 2-for-3 with a triple, Katz had two base hits and Brandi Spalten, Rodamer and Bruland all singled during that stretch.But the wheels came off when Roney sprained her ankle and had to leave the game. The Lions offense came alive and tacked on 13 runs to pull away from the Dolphins.Defensive miscues cost the Dolphins again on Monday, as the girls committed nine errors against the Warriors. Roney started and allowed 11 hits while striking out nine and walking one. She also knocked in the teams lone run. This weekend, the Dolphins (4-6-1) are slated to take part in the annual Slam Fest tournament hosted by Gulliver Prep in Miami. Opponents and game times have yet to be decided.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON SOFTBALL
Seagrass wonders addressed SaturdayThe Florida Keys EcoDiscovery Centers next Discovery Saturday for kids is this coming Saturday at the center, at the Truman Waterfront down Southard Street in Key West.The topic is Secrets of the Seagrass, where kids will see what lives in the meadows of the sea, make a seagrass crown to wear and play games.The free program is for children in kindergarten through fifth grade and takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. Call 809-4750 to register.Kirk of the Keys 55th is SaturdayKirk of the Keys Presbyterian Church in Marathon is marking 55 years this year, and has planned a family carnival for Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be carnival-themed with games, prizes, face painting, crafts, a dunk tank and plenty of food and drinks including a lemonade stand, sno cones and popcorn. Tickets for each food item or game are $1 or 25 for $20. Kirk of the Keys is at 8877 Overseas Highway, across U.S. 1 from Florida Keys Marathon Airport. To find out more, call 743-4256 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.Full-moon kayak planned for SundayThe group Friends and Volunters of Refuges has a full-moon kayak tour planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the Lower Keys. Its sponsored by Bill Keoughs Big Pine Kayak Adventures and proceeds benefit FAVOR and the Keys national wildlife refuges. Cost is $25 per person, which includes a single or double kayak, paddles, gear and expert guides. To find out more, call Keogh at 872-7474 or the National Key Deer Refuge at 872-0774.Intuitive arts marked on weekendThe Intuitive Arts Co-op of the Lower Keys has what it calls an Intuitive Arts and Psychic Fair on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Good Food Conspiracy Health Food Store, mile marker 30.2 oceanside on Big Pine Key. The co-op is a local group of intuitive readers, body therapists, artists and vendors. The fair features intuitive insights and workshops offered by practitioners and vendors. Expect tarot card readings, life-path readings, channeling, numerology, shamanic healing and more. There will also be a drumming workshop and homemade food. Admission is free. To find out more, call Debra Kupchok at 872-4750. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday, March 12, 2014 ACROSS 1Growl 5State of NE India 10Famed fabulist 15Early morning vapor 19Last Days of Pompeiiheroine 20Dogie catcher 21Calyx part 22Beehive State 23WY national park 25OR national park 27Hiatuses 28Diagonal spar 30Pioneer journalist Bly 31Trials and tribulations 32Antoinette 33Actor Cronyn 34Church instruments 37St. Johns bread 38Fair and fare, e.g. 42Scottish sconelike cake 43Word with maid or made 44Scrooge, for short 46Moray 47Watchdog agcy. 48Ancient Persian 49___ pro nobis 50Orbiting Ride 52One, in Ulm 53CA national park 57Spanish jar 58Good ___! 60___ flowing with milk and honey 61Port of Lebanon 62A la ___ 63In ___: furious 64Goat antelope 65Yugoslavian coins 66Fragrance 67Emphasizes 70Whats ___ for me? 71KY national park 73Prefix with corn or cycle 74MadAnthony 75. . ___ I saw Elba 76Swiss stream 77Fort ___, CA 78Year in the Yucatan 79Lay at anchor 81Twining stem 82Truck type 84Offering 88Chemists gear: pl. 90Withdraw formally 91Part of TVA 92Grant and DeGaulle: abbr. 93Staff officer, e.g. 94Springsteens instrument 97Showed concern 98Innovative 102MI national park 104FL national park 106Check 107Mosquito genus 108Bristly plant parts: L. 109Legal wrong 110Word with up or off 111Does not dare: colloq. 112Adolescents 113River at Dresden DOWN 1Caron role 2Germanic Fate: myth. 3Med. school course 4Urban ___ 5Bandleader Shaw, et al. 6Appears 7Fri. followers 8From ___ Z 9Roof style 10Attribute 11Weird 12Small confrontation 13Grain 14Full assembly 15USN retiree Mike 16Med. native 17H.H. Munro 18Quakers second person 24No queen bee 26San ___, Italy 29Cons opposite 32Equine locks 33E. China province 34Propose 35Straight lines 36AZ national park 37Scrounge 38Rom. king of Judea 39WY national park 40Black: prefix 41Crafty 43Therefore 45Droghedas river 48After-dinner treats 50Social event 51Ray namesakes 53Martial art 54Ricochet 55Crocketts last stand 56Pick on 59Singer Bobby 61Federers strength 63Prepared 64Gawk 65Serkins forte? 66Brother of Moses 67Looks over 68Blew it 69Edge along furtively 71Mount ___, Israel 72Salutes 74Bundle of c-notes, say 80Himalayan giant 81Most glabrous 82Bike essential 83Rayon ingredient 85Accompany 86Type of drop 87Encroachment 89Elephant suffix: huge 90Prolonged battles 92Hippocratessuccessor 93Firth of Clyde island 94To encircle 95Plaintiff 96Bjorn competitor 97Bounders 98Whale 99Worship object 100Sentence part 101Ferrara patron 103Senate vote 105Triumph sign Observer crossword puzzle TOUR GUIDE Solution in the March 15 Keynoter Crossword solutionSolution to the March 8 puzzle. 1212 Georgia St.A grocer set up shop next to his home near bustling cigar factories and other businesses as the city expanded. A lawyer added his home office some 70 years later. A portion of the simplified gothic-style houses wraparound porch survived two relocations, later additions and a just-completed rehabilitation.703 Elizabeth St.Real estate investing is nothing new; rental properties have long existed in the Keys. This conch cottage near the top of Solares Hill is one of many houses built over the decades for tenant occupancy by those eking out a living. A family of Cuban cigar makers lived and worked there early on.Homes have unique historiesFrom Tours, 3BLIVING BRIEFS PRESERVING HISTORY The Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation has reached an agreement with Upper Keys Historian Jerry Wilkinson (second from right) to scan, preserve and display his impressive collection of photographs and other historical artifacts. With Wilkinson at the announcement are (from left) foundations Executive Director Jill Miranda Baker, Curator Brad Bertelli and President Rich Russell. The History and Discovery Center is in the conference center at the Islander Resort in Islamorada. Car shows this weekendIf youre a motorhead, this weekends for you: Two car shows are planned, one in the Middle Keys and one in the Lower Keys. The first one is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Curry Hammock State Park on Crawl Key, mile marker 56.2 oceanside. Expect cars of all makes and models, both foreign and domestic. The car show will be held in the day use area, providing plenty of space for participants and visitors, and a beautiful backdrop for the event. Food and drinks will be available for purchase through the parks citizens support organization. To participate, call 289-2690. On Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., the Florida Keys Southernmost Car Club has its monthly show at the Sugarloaf Lodge, mile marker 17 bayside. Expect classics, street rods and more of all years and makes. There will be prizes, a 50/50 raffle and food and cold beverages for sale at the lodges tiki bar. Those attending can vote for the Peoples Choice Award. To find out more, call Dick Moody at 942-1758.Theyre Saturday at Curry Hammock, Sunday at lodgeAUTOMOBILESHealth fair is SaturdayMariners Hospitals annual community health fair is set for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the medical center at mile marker 91.5 bayside. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. in the lobby of the Tassell Medical Arts Building on the hospital campus.There will be free screenings for blood pressure, vision, glucose, hearing, osteoporosis, cholesterol, oral cancer and breast cancer. Appointments are not necessary for screenings. Fasting is not required for the cholesterol test. Signing up for screenings will stop at 12:30 p.m.A Health Council of South Florida representative will be available to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act and to enroll people in health-care programs that are part of the ACA. The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County will offer Hepatitis B immunizations, Hepatitis C rapid testing, HIV rapid testing and information about the environmental health program related to East Islamorada (considered to have the highest mortality rate in the Keys).There also will be information available at booths staffed by hospital personnel and health organizations. Free goody bags will be given to the first 200 people. Those attending who visit at least 15 booths will be eligible for a drawing for a wellness basket valued at more than $250.Free screens available for various issuesTAVERNIERYou can expect classics like this at the Sugarloaf Key car show.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 5B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN A d# 929370 NOTICE OF DEFAULT AND INTENT TO FORECLOSE Foreclosure HOA 27961-BH8HOA To: Obligor (see Exhibit "A" attached hereto for Obligors and their notice address) This Notice is regarding that certain timeshare interest owned by Obligor in Beach House, a Condominium, located in Monroe County, Florida, and more specifically described as follows: Unit (see Interval Description on Exhibit "A"), Week (see Interval Description on Exhibit "A"), Beach House, a Condominium according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof recorded in Official Records Book 1510, Page 225 Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, and all exhibits attached thereto, and any amendments thereof (the "Declaration"). Pursuant to that certain Declaration of Condominium of Beach House, a Condominium, recorded in Official Records Book 1510 Page 225, Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, and all amendments thereto (the "Declaration"), Obligor is liable for the payments of certain assessments, maintenance fees, and ad valorem property taxes (collectively, "Assessments, Fees and Taxes") and Beach House Condominium A ssociation of Key West, Inc., a not-for-profit Florida corporation (the "Association") has a lien for such Assessments, Fees and Taxes pursuant to the terms of the Declaration and applicable Florida law. The Obligor has failed to pay when due the Assessments, Fees, and Taxes as assessed or advanced and is thereby in default of the obligation to pay such amounts as and when due. Accordingly, the Association did cause a Claim of Lien to be recorded in the Public Records of Monroe, Florida, thereby perfecting the lien of A ssessments, Fees, and Taxes pursuant to the Declaration and sections 721.16 and 192.37, Florida Statutes. See Exhibit "A" attached hereto for the recording information for each Claim of Lien, the amount secured by each Claim of Lien, and the per diem amount to account for the further accrual of the amounts secured by each Claim of Lien. IMPORTANT: If you fail to cure the default as set forth in this notice or take other appropriate action with regard to this foreclosure matter, you risk losing ownership of your timeshare interest through the trustee foreclosure procedure established in section 721.855, Florida Statutes. You may choose to sign and send to the trustee the enclosed objection form, exercising your right to object to the use of the trustee foreclosure procedure. Upon the trustees receipt of your signed objection form, the foreclosure of the lien with respect to the default specified in this notice shall be subject to the judicial foreclosure procedure only. You have the right to cure your default in the manner set forth in this notice at any time before the trustees sale of your timeshare interest. If you do not object to the use of the trustee foreclosure procedure, you will not be subject to a deficiency j udgment even if the proceeds from the sale of your timeshare interest are insufficient to offset the amounts secured by the lien. You have a right to cure the default set forth herein by paying in full, on or before the 30th day after the date of this Notice the following amounts: (1) all past due sums, (2) costs of collection (3) interest, as accrued to the date of payment, (4) per diem, as accrued to the date of payment, and (5) the foreclosure processing fee in the amount of $250, which amount will increase as the foreclosure proceeding progresses. Further, payment must be made by forwarding a cashiers check payable to the First American Title Insurance Company and drawn on a state or national bank, a state or federal credit union, or a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings bank. The Association has appointed the following Trustee to conduct the trustees sale: First American Title Insurance Company a California corporation, duly registered in the state of Florida as an Insurance Company, 400 S. Rampart Blvd., Ste 290, Las Vegas, Nevada 89145; Phone: 702-792-6863 Date: 01/09/2014 Association Contact: Beach House, a Condominium c/o Hyatt Residential Management 140 Fountain Parkway, Suite 570, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, Phone 727-803-9400 EXHIBIT "A" Contract No. Interval No. Obligor(s) and Address Claim of Lien Recording Date/Instr. No. Per Diem Default Amount 3-17406 Unit A22 / Week 40 / A nnual Timeshare Interest WILL SCOTT and TAMARA SCOTT/3521 Colony Creek Dr, NACOGDOCHES, TX 75965 UNITED STATES 11-01-13; Book 2657 / Page125 1.33 3,821.60 3-5269 Unit E22 / Week 30 / Annual Timeshare Interest ANDREI A IAKIMENKO and CATHY A. RODIONOVA/3212 MANOR ROAD, HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PA 19006 UNITED STATES 12-03-13; Book 2661 / Page473 3.89 11,120.10 36722 Unit F32 / Week 42 / Annual Timeshare Interest PAUL L. JORDAN and THERESA JORDAN/8550 W. School Section Lake Dr, Mecosta, MI 49332 UNITED STATES 1203-13; Book 2661 / Page473 .77 2,212.99 3-4686 Unit E13 / Week 22 / Annual Timeshare Interest JOAN LESLIE MACKIE/PO BOX 229, CHESTER HEIGHTS, PA 19017 UNITED STATES 11-01-13; Book 2657 / Page125 4.81 13,749.01 3-7037 Unit A23 / Week 19 / Annual Timeshare Interest THOMAS JOSEPH JAOUEN and JUNE MARGARETT JAOUEN/116 COMMERCE ST UNIT 9, CLINTON, CT 06413 UNITED STATES 11-01-13; Book 2657 / Page125 4.08 11,663.16 38833 Unit F11 / Week 34 / A nnual Timeshare Interest CAROL ANN GOSSELIN and GERALD JOSEPH GOSSELIN /1442 BORGHESE LANE UNIT 101, NAPLES, FL 34114 UNITED STATES 11-01-13; Book 2657 / Page125 1.60 4,589.52 3-8462 Unit C22 / Week 31 / Annual Timeshare Interest THEODORE PAUL CUSHMAN/66 46th Court, VERO BEACH, FL 32968 UNITED STATES 11-01-13; Book 2657 / Page125 0.44 1,256.54 NOTICE OF ELECTION TO PREVENT TRUSTEE SALE IMPORTANT: If you object to the use of the trustee foreclosure procedure, you could be subject to a deficiency judgment if the proceeds from the sale of your timeshare interest are insufficient to offset the amounts secured by the lien. The undersigned, (See Exhibit "A"), is (are) the owner(s) of timeshare estate interest Unit / Week / Timeshare Interest at Beach House, a Condominium at 5051 Overseas Highway, Key West, FL 33040. The undersigned has received a Notice of Default and intent to Foreclosure from First American Title Insurance Company, the Trustee. The undersigned hereby exercises the undersigneds right to obj ect to the trustee foreclosure procedure established in section 721.855, Florida Statutes. In order to be effective, this Notice of Election to Prevent Trustee Sale must be received by the Trustee at the address set forth below on or before the 30th day after the date of the Notice of Default; and intent to Foreclose. Trustees Address: 400 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 290, Las Vegas, NV 89145 Dated: Owners signature Owners signature Print Name Print Name Owners signature Owners signature Print Name Print Name Notice is hereby given to the following parties: Party Designation Contract Number Name Obligor 3-17406 WILL SCOTT Obligor 3-17406 TAMARA SCOTT Obligor 3-5269 ANDREI A IAKIMENKO Obligor 3-5269 CATHY A. RODIONOVA Obligor 3-6722 PAUL L. JORDAN Obligor 3-6722 THERESA JORDAN Obligor 3-4686 JOAN LESLIE MACKIE Obligor 3-7037 THOMAS JOSEPH JAOUEN Obligor 3-7037 JUNE MARGARETT JAOUEN Obligor 3-8833 CAROL ANN GOSSELIN Obligor 3-8833 GERALD JOSEPH GOSSELIN Obligor 3-8462 THEODORE PAUL CUSHMAN (RSVP# 305096), (03/05/14, 03/12/14) Published March 5, 12, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 933137 NOTICE OF SALE FEDERAL LIEN CORP. will sell at Public Sale at Auction the following vessels to satisfy lien pursuant to Chapter 328.17 of the Florida Statutes on Mar 20, 2014 at 10 A.M. Lot#: B34855 1974 CNY 2; Reg # FL2671EX; Hull ID# CNYA02160174; Located at: A Boat 4 Fun Inc. dba Catamaran Boat Yard 97951 Overseas Hwy, PO Box 370888 Key Largo,FL 33037 (305) 852-2025; Owner: GEORGE BERNARD LOGAN JR 75957 HWY 202 CLATSKANIE, OR 97016; Customer: GEORGE BERNARD LOGAN 2050 S MAGIC WAY 211 HENDERSON, NV 89002; Lienholder: NONE;Lien Amount: $6,982.50 Any person(s) claiming any interest(s) in the above vessels contact: FEDERAL LIEN CORP. (954) 384-7171 25% Buyers Premium ALL AUCTIONS ARE HELD WITH RESERVE* LIC# AB0000288 Published March 5, 12, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 936461 NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Auction to be held on 3/24/2014 at 8:00 A.M. at All American Towing & Tire, Inc., 711 Largo Rd., Key Largo, FL 33037 in accordance to FL statue section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. 1998 VOLVO SW 4DR VIN# YV1LZ5644W2436920 Published March 12, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 938608 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 44-2012-CA-000232M Section: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-4CB, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-4CB Plaintiff, v. MICHAEL LYNN STOCKWELL; MICHAEL LYNN STOCKWELL ANY AND A LL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHAEL LYNN STOCKWELL; TENANT N/K/A JESSICA LILLY Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 10, 2014, entered in Civil Case No. 44-2012-CA-000232M of the Circuit Court of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Monroe County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 18th day of March, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the front door of the Monroe County Courthouse, Lester Building, 530 Whitehead Street, Key West, Florida 33040, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 12, BLOCK 3, SUNSET BAY, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE(S) 46, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if an y other than the y property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding or event, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, 302 Fleming Street, Key West, 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 7 days: if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. Dated at KEY WEST, Florida this 20th day of February, 2014 Tammy L. Marciel A MY HEAVILIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Monroe COUNTY, FLORIDA Published March 8, 12, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 943898 NOTICE OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING SESSION The Monroe County Sheriffs Office and the Teamsters will engage in collective bargaining for MCSO Detention Deputies on Thursday, April 10, 2014 and Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Sheriffs Administrative Headquarters, 5525 College Road on Stock Island. Session is scheduled for 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Each session is open to the public. Anyone desiring to appeal any decision taken at any session will need a record of the proceedings, and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made. If you need accommodation or assistance to attend, please contact Michelle Quad at 305-292-7020. Published March 12, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 944013 MEETING NOTICE The Duck Key Security Advisory Board will hold a meeting on Tuesday March 18, 2014 at 8:00 A.M. at Hawks Cay Conference Center, Sea Turtle Room, Duck Key, FL. Tom Neville Chairman of the Duck Key Security Advisory Board Published March 12, 15, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Minischnauzerspups We have8MiniSchnauzer Puppiestheyarenow6weeks old.Tailsdockedanddue clawsremovedatmarathon veterinaryclinic.6femalesand 2males.Bothparentsare Here.Minischnauzersare greatsmallbreedDogs(1217lbs),theydontshedorhave danderissues.Allextremely cutehealthyandplayfulready fornewhomes.Wearein Marathon,Fl. Morephotosavailable$400 305-394-7203 Larry.firstname.lastname@example.orgLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? CALL US TO PLACE A FREE AD THE KEYNOTER 743-5551A BIG Treasure & Trash Sale FRI 3/14, 8a-2pm, rain or shine Bargains galore! Something for everyone. 419 SOMBRERO BEACH ROAD, MARATHON YARD SALE Behind Royal Furniture in Marathon. 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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday, March 12, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551Dolphin Research Center has a full-time, permanent opening for an Admissions & Enrollment Administrator for DRCs College of Marine Mammal Professions (CMMP). Duties are multifaceted, including; recruiting/correspondence, admissions/enrollment, evaluating applicants, maintaining student transcripts/records, statistics, coordinating scholarship & work study programs. Assist with budgeting, scheduling, licensing/accreditation process/administration. Job description available at www.dolphins.org. E-mail your resume to email@example.com EOE ReceptionDesk/Counter Sales RECEPTIONDESK/ COUNTERSALES 125Slipmarinawith9RV Sites&2VacationRentals Alsoworkingretailstore. AnsweringPhones Lookingforsomeonewith goodcomputerskills.Excel& Wordveryhelpful Wouldlikesomeonewithsome officeexperience. MultiTaskingisaplus. Pleasesendaresumemy email Compensation:$12.00tostart forfirst90days305-743-6575 judy@marathonmarinaandboa tyard.comExperienced Designer with own equipment needed PT 10-20 hrs/wk for mailers, flyers & list cleanup. Quark & PS a plus. Email resume firstname.lastname@example.org.F/T and P/T Security Guard needed in Tavernier. Please call (305) 684-0033 License # B2000155 HOUSEKEEPERS F/T or P/T Marathon area. Please call (305) 731-0520 Marathon Garbage Service is seeking truck helpers. $9 per hour. Apply in person to 4290 Overseas Hwy, Marathon Housekeeper needed in Key Largo, Spanish ok, English not necessary, apply in person at Amoray Dive Resort, MM 104.5 bay sideHousekeepers Forsmall cottageresort,experienced needed,weekendsamust!call 305-664-4136 email@example.comHOUSEKEEPING POSITION available for immedialte hire! 30-40 hrs/week guaranteed. Please apply in person 7050 O/SHighway, Marathon. Marathon, small family resort office looking for a manager. Must have strong sales & reservation background, customer relations skills, computer knowledge, staff scheduling & mgmt abilities. Must be able to work weekends. Call Allen 305-992-7908, email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.orgRESORT HELP Immediate opening! Dock Hand / General Maint. Housekeeping Marathon, 305-797-17071 or 2 part time Tutors for a home schooled 8th grade boy. From now until May 1st of this year and from January 1st, 2015 May 1st, 2015. 4-10 hours per week flexible hours. Subjects are US/World History and Calculus. Please contact Seashell Beach Resort @ 305.289.0265 Make Some Extra Cash Deliver our newspapers 7 days a week between 4:00am & 7:00am in Marathon Potential Income $450-$500 a week Call Carter 305.440.3208 FrontDeskReceptionist,FullTimeCareermindedprofessionalwithafriendlysmile andexcellentpeopleskillsneededforbusy veterinaryoffice.Goodtelephoneskillsandthe abilitytomultitaskareessentialtothisposition. Computerexperienceisrequired.Shifthoursvary between7:30amand6:00pmMonday-Friday withsomeSaturdaysandSundaysincluded. Salarybasedonexperience.Pleaseapply atMarathonVeterinaryHospitalat 5001OverseasHwy orcall305-743-7099 CORALREEFPARKCO. 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BehavioralHealthTherapist Marathon#187,KeyWest#499Providingindividualandgroupcounselingformentalhealth andsubstanceabuseclientsintheoffice.FloridaLicense Required:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred.Fulltime.BehavioralHealthTherapist-KeyWest#507Providingservicestochildrenandfamiliesatschoolsandclient homesinLowerKeys.Mastersrequired.ResearchAssistant-PreventionKeyLargo,Bachelorsrequired.#496PerDiemRN-Marathon#253 FloridalicensedRNtoprovideServicesonCrisisStabilization/ Detoxunits.SubstanceAbuseCounselor#488ForJailIncarcerationProgramatMonroeCountyDetention CenterinKeyWest.BachelorsinHumanServicesrequired CAPandBilingualpreferred.Fulltime.ClientAdvocate-Marathon#257.KeyWest#491Assistsindividualwithmentalillnessinaccessing communityservices.FrontOffice-HSDiploma/GEDRequired..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 -firstname.lastname@example.org EEOC/DFWP Deliverournewspapers7daysa weekbetween4:00amand7:00am inMarathonPotentialincome $450-$500perweekFormoreinformationCallCarter305.440.3208 MAKESOME EXTRACASH MAKESOME EXTRACASH Keys InfoNet.com
Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: Dolphin Research Center currently has a FT opening in the Education Dept for a Curriculum Specialist Duties are multifaceted, including: development/administration/im plementation of programs & alignment with current national/state standards, applying/managing grants. BS/BA in science/education or related field required. Experience required; working with school systems & teachers, Smart Board technology, developing/ implementing distance learning programs. Job description available at www.dolphins.org. E-mail your resume to email@example.com. EOE 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. NOW HIRING: SERVERS & DISHWASHER Apply in person BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, Marathon RetailSalesAssociateIslamorada Immediate openingforafull-timesales associateatadestination clothingandgiftwarestorein Islamorada,FL.Theideal candidatewillliveinornear Islamorada,FL.Thecandidate willhaveexperiencein computer-basedsales systemssuchas"point-ofsale"andshouldunderstand inventory,stockingandhave excellentcustomerservice skills.Inaddition,the candidatemusthaveexcellent professionalreferencesandbe abletopassacriminal backgroundcheck.Thisfulltimepositionisuniqueand includeshighexposureina greatsemi-outdoor,openair environmentthatisatrueKeys destination.Weofferan excellentstartingwageandwill considermodifyingthe compensationbaseduponthe candidatesexperienceand references.Ifthisopportunity interestsyou,pleasesenda resumeandcoverletter firstname.lastname@example.orgCARPENTER/CRAFTSMAN Busy GC looking for the right person w/knowledge of trim, finishes, etc. For custom work on remodels & new homes. F/T, steady work. Clean, sober, good communication skills, transportation & tools required. Send resume to P.O. Box 523237, Marathon Shores, 33052. Dolphin Research Center has a FT opening for a Physical Plant & Equipment Apprentice : Major duties consist of assisting in construction projects, electrical, plumbing and automotive needs, plus the maintenance of buildings, equipment, vehicles and boats. Must have a clean driving record, general "handy-man" skills and be able to work outdoors in the Florida heat. Benefits include medical insurance, 401(k), vacation and paid holidays. Job description available at www.dolphins.org. E-mail your resume to email@example.com EOE 13 Boston Whaler 2001 w/ trailer. 40HP Merc & canvas cover. Low hrs. $7000. 20 Grady white 2004. Center console w/E-Z load trailer, 90s 225HP mariner. T-top, windscreen, swim platform & ladder. $12,500. 315-286-466619 8" PRO SPORT 2003 Beam 8" C.C., bimini top, swim platform, 115 HP Yam, 4 cyc, 370 hrs. Alum trailer. Top cond! Loaded! In water, ready to fish. $12,950. 716-307-38602004 PRO-LINE 27 SPORT Center console 2x225 Yamahas, hours under 500 original owner. Middle Keys. $45,000. Call 314-307-3038 23 MAKO 1989 225 Yamaha, 4 stroke. Aluminum trailer. In the water, ready to fish! $27,000 obo. 315-783-9740, Marathon 25 PROLINE CC 1997 One owner, boat in the water, ready to fish! Good shape. Call for details. $10,000. 305-743-6164, Marathon 27 Proline Sportsman CC 1997. Twin 2001 Mercury Optimax 250 HP O/Bs. Lift maintained. Showroom cond. $21,500. Call 305-289-4499. 29 PHOENIX Twin 210 Cummins diesels-344 hours. Everything new, to many extras to list. $28,000 OBO. 305-522-2702 33ContenderStep2010 Twin 350HPYamaha150Hrs, Warranty,2-Garmin5212 GPS/Radar,LedLites,Topgun Sonystr,Loaded.MustSee! $156900OBO305-216-4411 Gobravo@bellsouth.net 33 HYDRASPORT CC 2004, triple 225 Yahamas, loaded w/ options. Furuno 64 mi. radar / depth, auto pilot, many more! Orig. owner. $68,400. OBO (954) 275-8463 24 POCKET CRUISER 1979 American Mariner. Sound overall condition, needs some TLC. New standing & running rigging, new safety lines & deck hardware. 8 hp Merc. O/B, starts 1st time every time! VG 130% jib and fair main. $2800 OBO Call (305) 879-8437 40 MORGAN 1970 KETCH Great hull, good interior. Needs engine work. $14,000 For more info call 912-614-0952, Conch Key. Boat slip for rent $200/mo. Up to 30. Can accommodate up to 40 catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric incl. MM 99. (305) 942-3055 LIVE ABOARD DEEP WATER DOCKAGE. A great place to call home. MM 92.5 O/S For more information call (305) 853-5604 1 DAVE BUYS PERMITS So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 4 POST CRADLE BOAT LIFT 14K 16K. Works great, ordered larger boat & lift. $1800 OBO. Can demo. on site. Call (954) 275-8463 All types of permits for sale! 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Blue book value $6895, asking $6400 OBO. Call (305) 853-3779 WOW LOOK !!! WOW LOOK !!! DomesticAbuseShelter,Inc.,MonroeCountyscertifieddomesticviolenceandsexualassault centerhasemploymentopportunitiesintheUpperKeys,MiddleKeysandLowerKeys.Thefollowingcareeropportunitiesareavailable: ProgramManager,LowerKeysShelterCoordinator,Fulltime,PartTime andReliefVictimAdvocatesLower,MiddleandUpperKeys. DASpays80%ofthemonthlyhealthinsurancepremium,liberalvacation package,andsickleave,andsavingsplanupto3%ofannualsalaryforfull timesalariedexemptemployees. SeeyouMarch12,2014attheJobFair Formoreinformationcontact:DASAdministrativeOfficeat305-743-5452E.O.E. CometothejobfairandtalkwithDASrepresentativesaboutemployment opportunities. BRINGYOURRESUME,COMPLETEANEMPLOYMENTAPPLICATION ON-SITEANDPARTICIPATEINANONSITEPRE-SCREENINGINTERVIEW.JOBFAIR Wednesday,March12,2014 11:00AM-5:00PM MARATHONAIRPORT MM52OverseasHighway,GulfsideMarathon,Florida Nowhiringpersonnelforboth TomThumbandSubway. Subway AssistantManager 2pm10pm SandwichArtists SHIFTS7am2pm&2pm10pm TomThumb StoreClerks SHIFTS 6am2pm 2pm10pm 10pm6am Wewilltrain.Noexperienceneeded. Applyonlineat:https://my .peoplematter .at/tomthumbfoodstor es/hir e Competitivewagesandbenefits. DFWPE.O.E. WASTEWATERMAINTENANCESUPERVISORTheFloridaKeysAqueductAuthorityislookingfora WastewaterMaintenanceSupervisor todirectthe dailymaintenance,repair,replacement,modification, andnewinstallationofallWastewaterTreatment Plants,ReclaimedPumpStations,andCollection Systems(includinggravity,forcemains,lowpressure andvacuum)componentsthroughoutourservicearea. Qualifications:HighschooldiplomaorGED;supplementedbycollegelevelcourseworkorvocationaltraininginwater/wastewater utilitiesandequipmentoperation;supplementedbyfive(5)years previousexperienceand/ortrainingthatincludesprogressively moreresponsibleexperienceinwastewaterutility,WWTP, reclaimedpumpingstations,andcollectionsystemconstruction, maintenance,orrepair;oranyequivalentcombinationofeducation,training,andexperiencewhichprovidestherequisiteknowledge,skills,andabilitiesforthisjob.MusthaveCSUScertificates forOperationandMaintenanceofWastewaterCollectionSystems Volumes1&2.Musthaveorobtain(minimum)FDEPCWWTP Operatorslicensewithin18monthsofholdingthisposition.Must possessandmaintainavalidFloridaClassACommercialDrivers License(CDL)includingappropriateendorsement(s).Thisposition issubjecttorandomdrug/alcoholtestingasrequiredunderthe FederalDepartmentofTransportationsRandomTestingforC.D.L. drivers.MustbeabletocomprehendandcommunicatetheEnglish Language.SalaryRange:$66,939.-$102,015. 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