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Classifieds . . . . .6B Living . . . . . . .3B Business . . . . . .5A Opinion . . . . . .4A Sports/Outdoors . .1B Crossword . . . . .6AINDEX Printed on 100% recycled newsprint CONTENTS 2014 KEYNOTER PUBLISHING CO. WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014* VOLUME 61, NO. 28 25 CENTS In LAttitudesThe Tropic Cinema in Key West celebrates 10 years this weekend with a big street party Sunday. Story, 4B Still troubledA state audit of FKCCs operations again shows shortfalls in money for the colleges dorm. Story, 2A KEY LARGO 305.451.5700MARATHON305.743.4397KEY WEST305.295.6400 keysfurniture.commake. home. beautiful. WALK-OFF WIN AGAINST RIVALKeynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMarathon High School senior Ashlyn Katz is mobbed by teammates on Wednesday after a game-winning walk-off base hit in the Dolphins dramatic 3-2 home softball victory over rival Key West. Story, 1B Report: The Keys drinking rate highBy some measures, Florida Keys residents emerge as the states healthiest people. Other statistics primarily rates of adult smoking and alcohol consumption drop Monroe County residents to the wrong end of the Florida health spectrum. Those are among findings in the 2014 County Health Rankings report, a nationwide project released March 26 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsins Population Health Institute. In some areas, Monroe County does well. In others, were pretty much in the middle of the pack, said Christopher Tittel, information officer for the Monroe County Health Department. In some areas, we have room to improve. The County Health Rankings report uses available information from state health departments to rank every U.S. county on 29 factors on a state-by-state basis. Monroe Countys obesity rate among adults is 19 percent the lowest percentage in Florida. None of Floridas other 66 counties had an obesity rate (based on body-mass index scores) lower than 20 percent. The state obesity average is 26 percent, with 19 counties reporting more than a third of their adult population qualifies as obese. In the Keys, virtually all residents have access to exercise opportunities, according to the report. A state-best 82 percent of Monroes population says it regularly takes part in some physical activity.However, Monroe County also ranks first statewide on a less-admirable scale, the 28 percent rate of excessive drinking.That is defined as binge drinking (four to five alcoholic drinks in a single setting at least once in a 30day period), or heavy drinking (one or two drinks nearly every day). No Florida county reported a higher percentage of excessive drinking; the statewide average is 16 percent. The Keys rate increased from 25 percent in 2013. In the Keys, 37 percent of vehicle-accident deaths are linked to alcohol. The state average is 29 percent. The percentage of adults who smoke tobacco in the Keys remained unchanged from last year at 22 percent of the population. With other Florida counties generally reporting lower rates of adult smokers, Monroes rank dropped nine spots to the No. 45 position into the bottom third statewide. The current Florida average is 18 percent of the population.Vices are easy to satisfy in the Keys, notes the Monroe County Community Health Almanac, published by the county Health Department last year. The Keys had 660 active alcohol licenses in 2013 about three times the number of licenses in found counties of similar population. The same is true of Monroe Countys 395 tobacco licenses.The County Health Rankings report, said a Woods Foundation summary, continues to show us that where we live matters to our health.... The leasthealthy counties have twice the death rates and twice as many children living in poverty and teen births as the nations healthiest counties.Monroe County ranksIslands also among worst for smokingOUR HEALTH The new report says that of all Floridas 67 counties, Monroes residents do the most binge drinking and most excessive drinking.See Health, 2AYankow leaving clinic he foundedTen years after starting the only clinic that provides free medical care to uninsured patients in the Upper Keys, Dr. Sandy Yankow is resigning as medical director of Taverniers Good Health Clinic.Yankow, 76, said he and his wife Nancy, an attorney, are leaving the Keys primarily because the house they have been renting is being foreclosed on. Its an economic thing for us, Yankow said. The couple just bought a house in Albuquerque, N.M. The food is cheaper, and the housing is cheaper, Yankow said.Yankow, who has more than 35 years experience as a gynecologist and obstetrician, said he is not sure whether he will renew his medical license when he moves to New Mexico. One of the main factors in that decision is whether the state has sovereign immunity for doctors offering free medical services.In other words, Florida acts as the malpractice insurer for free clinics like the Good Health Clinic. If a patient wants to sue, he or she must take it up with the state.For the most part, our patients dont sue, Yankow said. Theyre just grateful someone is helping them. The Good Health Clinic treats up to 600 patients a year, said Executive Director Jennifer Rickmann. With a budget of around $300,000 a year, Yankow estimates his office offers more than $8 million worth of medical treatment a year.Part of the annual budget pays Yankows $78-an-hour salary. He gets paid for 30 hours a week but estimates he puts in about 40 to 50 hours.I think theyre getting their moneys worth out of me, Yankow joked. The clinic also works withGood Health chief moving to New MexicoBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comUPPER KEYSCity pig law called hamfistedMarathon Mayor Dick Ramsay is aiming to repeal the citys law governing the keeping of pet pigs a little more than a year after the much-debated law was given final approval. In advance of Tuesdays regular City Council meeting, he penned a brief statement that basically says the law is unnecessary. It was stated in these ordinances that if you were to have a pet pig, you needed to obtain a license from the city to have such a pet, he said. Since the enactment of these ordinances, no one has come forward and asked for a license to have a pet pig within the city of Marathon. The ordinances to which Ramsay refers were the original version approved on Dec. 11, 2012, and an amended version approved on Feb. 12, 2013. The council agreed to tweak the law when Ramsay said hed received numerous complaints about it. Among the four amendments were a prohibition on breeding pigs in city limits, and requiring male pigs to be neutered by four weeks of age and female pigs spayed within four months.Then-Mayor Mike Cinque who owns a restaurant called the Stuffed Pig championed the law in an attempt to allow a pair of residents to keep their pigs after complaints were made to the city. But Ramsay says those residents no longer have pet pigs.Staff has indicated there appears to be no one within the city limits that in fact has a pet pig, he wrote. At the time the ordinance was created, only one individual was keeping pigs and breeding those pigs for resale. Since that time, the individual has removed those pigs out of Monroe CountyMayor calling for repeal, says its unneededBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONSee Pigs, 3ASee Yankow 3A Photo by DAVID GOOODHUEDr. Sandy Yankow is waving goodbye to the Keys and the Good Health Clinic, which he founded.By KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org
second in Florida in the general quality of life assessment, which looks at the residents view of their own health, the rate of deaths below age 75, and underweight newborns.Only 10 percent of Keys residents describe their health as poor or fair, compared to a state average of 16 percent. Monroe County in 2013 was ranked first in Florida in the Physical Environment category, largely due to very low air pollution and uncontaminated drinking water. This year, the Johnson Foundation added a new Physical Environment ranking called severe housing problems, which assess housing costs compared to income and overcrowding.That likely caused Monroe County to drop to No. 6 in Physical Environ ment ranking, Tittel said. In Monroe County, 29 percent of the population was considered to have severe housing problems compared with the state average of 22 percent.The County Health Rankings are a starting point for change, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey said in a prepared statement, helping communities come together, identify priorities and create solutions. Tittel said, Compiling the data in this way gives public health officials at the local level something to think about when it comes time to develop campaigns targeting specific health factors and behaviors. Other information from the local county health rankings:Monroe County was No. 8 in Social and Economic Factors, owing to the states lowest unemployment rate, and below state-average rates of children in poverty (21 percent in the Keys) and violent crime.The rate of highschool graduation was 66 percent, below the Florida average of 70 percent.About 27 percent of Keys residents were believed to be uninsured; the state average is 25 percent. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2A Saturday, April 5, 2014 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW SAT.8674 SUN.8676 MON.8777 TUES.8576 Forecast: Expect sunny skies over the weekend with a chance of showers to start the week.For the extended forecast visitKeysInfoNet.com/weatherThe Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria. The currently are no beaches witg health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter, P.O. 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Customers can request a credit or next-day redelivery by calling 743-5551. After hours, call toll-free (800) 843-4372.KEYS WEATHER BEACH ADVISORIES CONTACT US NEWS BRIEFSWarrant leads to drug arrestA 23-year-old man was arrested on drug counts Thurs day when the Monroe County Sheriffs Office served a warrant on a 51st Street home in Marathon, the agency said.Detectives served the warrant at 600 51st St., Apart ment 4, and arrested Javier Porter-Fleming. The agency said the apartment was under [his] control.Deputy Becky Herrin said the search turned up 54 grams of marijuana, 20 grams of powdered cocaine, 15 Oxycodone pills and drug paraphernalia. Porter-Fleming was charged with possession of marijuana and cocaine with intent to distribute, trafficking in opium and possession of drug paraphernalia.Key Largo man arrested for dumpingA Key Largo man was charged with misdemeanor dumping Thursday for allegedly dumping a small boat on the side of the road on Coral Way near mile marker 105. Monroe County Sheriffs Office Sgt. Jason Madnick responded March 10 to a report of an abandoned boat blocking a driveway on Coral Way, and found a small catamaran on the side of the road. A witness told him hed seen the same boat in the back of a truck the day before and told Madnick the truck owner lives on Ryan Avenue. Reinaldo Carballero, 63, was found to be the owner of the truck. He reportedly told Madnick he found the boat, decided he didnt want it, then returned it to where he found it. Thursday he was taken to jail. 845 Pirates Road Little Torch Key 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Rick ServaisREALTOR(305) 731-5010www.realestatemarathonfl.com firstname.lastname@example.org Open 7 Days A WeekI JUST SOLD this 3BR/3BA home on Little Torch Key for 93% of the listing price!Looking to SELL your home? I have the EXPERIENCE to make it happen! Call Me Today to find out how! Club Duck Key has a limited number of memberships available to property owners and full time renters. Two clay tennis courts, heated and chilled pool, jacuzzi. Many social events all on the island.Good value membershipsare available. Contact Dan 305-743-5967 ATTENTIONDuck Key property ownersIllegal-fish cases growing in scopeThe number of defendants linked to Operation Rock Bottom, a federal investigation into smuggling of live fish and coral illegally taken from protected Florida Keys waters, continues to rise. Two more cases against operators of saltwateraquarium businesses were added to the roster recently, federal court records say.A number of these cases are still progressing through the courts, said Jeff Radonski, a South Florida special agent with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations law-enforcement office.You never know what will come out until it gets to the very end, Radonski said Wednesday. But it has been a good case. Four men are in federal prison as a result of Operation Rock Bottom, which came to light in February 2013 when officials of the Idaho Aquarium, a private nonprofit facility in Boise, were arrested on federal charges. However, the investigation apparently began two years earlier when state and federal officers raided Key Marine Inc., a fish-collecting business on Grassy Key. Following the 2011 raid, law officers refused to say what was behind it. Court records in later cases indicate that through 2011 and 2012, officers used Key Marine and its operators to compile evidence on other businesses seeking to buy or ship live sharks, rays and other tropical fish illegally taken from Keys waters. In recent cases:Jerrold Tieder, 47, president of Tropical Fish Transhippers in Davie, was sentenced to two years of probation and fined $5,000 in January. Charged with the sale or purchase of illegally harvested wildlife, Tieder faced the possibility of five years in prison. He pleaded guilty to acquiring and selling nurse sharks from a Keys supplier who lacked the required shark permits. Four nurse sharks purchased by Tieder and sold out of state in November 2012 had earlier been fitted by lawmen with concealed identification devices. Tieders business was placed on probation for three years and fined $2,500. A portion of the fine will go toward the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Tieder reportedly made less than $500 on the shark sale.Jonathan Hale of Country Critters of Long lsland Inc., in Patchogue, N.Y., is scheduled for a June trial at the Key West federal courthouse on charges of buying and selling live rock and corals taken from the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Hale is accused of knowingly dealing with a Middle Keys company that in September 2012 supplied the mushroom coral and other species, which had been falsely labeled as overseas imports. Hale is free on $25,000 bond.Christopher Conk, 41, of Idaho was arrested Tuesday for violating his probation from an earlier case of dealing in illegal saltwater corals. He was being held in federal custody in South Florida at press time. Conk was sentenced in December to four months in prison followed by two years of probation, including six months house arrest. That sentence was imposed for his participation in the Idaho Aquarium case that involved the illegal purchase of eagle rays and lemon sharks, both protected species. Conk already was on federal probation in 2012 when he was arrested for driving under the influence, and later for making illegal purchases for the Idaho Aquarium. I went ahead with the purchase of the sharks despite knowing about the lack of permits, Conk in a December letter seeking a reduced sentence. I know this was wrong. I made a bad decision.... This has affected many people in Boise and I feel terrible.It was not clear whether Conk was arrested after serving his four-month sentence.Ammon Covino, Conks co-defendant in the Idaho Aquarium case, in December was sentenced to a year in prison. Covino is scheduled for release in late August, according to online federal inmate records. He will remain on probation for two years.Richard E. Perrin, 80, owner of the Tropicorium marine-life store in Michigan, was sentenced March 27 to three years of probation and fined $15,000 for catching, buying and shipping illegally taken nurse sharks, angelfish and other species from the Keys during a weeklong trip in 2011.Perrin and co-defendant Joseph Franko also pleaded guilty to catching several baby alligators from wild areas along U.S. 41. Franko is scheduled for sentencing April 14 in Key West.Most grew out of 2011 raid on Grassy KeyIN THE COURTSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com Report: Uninsured numbers are highFrom Health, 1A Dick, Martin running againIncumbent Monroe County School Board members John Dick and Ron Martin have filed paperwork this week to run for re-election this year. Dick, the District 3 Middle Keys member, is serving his second four-year term. He filed paperwork with the Monroe County Supervisor of Elections Office on Wednesday and has yet to draw a challenger. The board still has got some unfinished work to do. Hopefully we can go back to funding increases and continue back to raising the salaries for employees, he said. Weve got to keep continuing to improve the education for the students and try to bring in the best [teachers] we can and pay them the best we can. Te School District and United Teachers of Monroe are stuck at an impasse in contract talks and the federal magistrate has stepped in to mediate. Board Chairman Ron Martin, a retired principal of Coral Shores High School in Tavernier, filed to run for his second term, also on Wednesday. He said resolving the issues with UTM is a priority. I want to get this thing settled and keep on track with that in the years to come. The teachers dont need it and the School District doesnt need it. Im hoping that well be able to work through this and carry forward, he said. Martin, representing District 5 in the Upper Keys, said hes pleased with the leadership of Superintendent Mark Porter. Im very satisfied with what hes doing right. Im a supporter of Mark. Retired teacher Dennis Caltagirone has also filed for the Upper Keys board seat. In District 1, Robin Smith-Martin will not seek re-election to the Key West seat. Stuart Kessler, an appointed member of the districts Audit and Finance Committee, and caterer Warren Leamard have filed paperwork to run in District 1. The primary election is set for Aug. 26 with the general election on Nov. 4. School Board races are nonpartisan, meaning the top vote getter can win in the primary. If there are three candidates, unless one gets more than 50 percent plus one vote in the primary, the top two vote getters go to a November runoff.Both file on Wednesday for re-electionBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comELECTION 2014 DICK MARTINAudit again slams collegeFor the second straight year, Florida Keys Community College has been cited by state auditors for inappropriately using college money to bolster the foundation in charge of the 100-bed Stock Island dormitory which has lost more than $1.5 million between opening in 2011 and September 2012.The Florida Auditor Generals Office report released Monday covers the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. The finance audit from the previous year containing a similar finding led the Southern Association for Colleges and Schools to place the college on accreditation warning based on lackluster internal finance controls related to the dorm. The ultimate penalty would be losing accreditation, which would sever student access to federal financial aid. It also wouldnt allow students to transfer credits to universities. As of June 30, the college has loaned the Florida Keys Campus Foundation, a direct-support organization created to incur construction financing debt for the dorm and to manage the dorm, $908,544. The foundation has repaid $115,190, according to the audit. We are unaware of any specific authority in Florida statutes permitting use of college funds to finance the activities of its college directsupport organization, auditors concluded.Its a high priority, college spokeswoman Amber Ernst-Leonard said of the need for the Campus Foundation to repay the college.She also noted that a team from accreditation organization is due on campus in two weeks for a monitoring visit on the warning status. The audit we received will certainly be something they consider when theyre here.College trustee Brian Schmitt explained whats called a forbearance agreement the colleges board approved on Monday at a meeting at Marathon High School.The deal is between the college and Lapis Advisors of San Francisco, which provided $8.2 million in bond financing for the dorm construction.Under the deal, Schmitt said the colleges interest rate would go from 7 percent to 5 percent for at least one and up to two years, and remove payments on the principal.At the end of that two-year term, the college should be paid back most, if not all, of the money owed to it by the housing support organization.Schmitt said occupancy projections on which the bond financing was based were just too optimistic. For more on this story, go to www.KeysInfoNet.com.By SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGEBoard votes to increase sizeThe Florida Keys Community College Board of Trustees on Monday unanimously voted to increase its composition from five to seven governorappointed members. Now board Chairman Bobby Stoky is in the process of drafting a letter to Gov. Rick Scott advising him of the change, which is allowed by state statute, college spokeswoman Amber Ernst-Leonard said. Before the vote, the board briefly discussed specific seats for board members, with three Lower Keys members, two Middle Keys members and two from the Upper Keys. However, the trustees did not define the geographic boundaries. They didnt discuss that, Ernst-Leonard said, adding that she doubts that boundaries will go into the final letter, which the board will have to approve. She said that over the years, appointments have been divided fairly evenly throughout the Florida Keys. Current trustees are Elena Spottswood and Tim Keonig of Key West, Brian Schmitt and Anne OBannon of Marathon, and Bobby Stoky of Key Largo.KEYS COMMUNITY COLLEGEKeynoter Staff YOU HAVE IT.Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? Sell it in our classifieds! (305) 743-5551 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Key West City Commission is getting at least two more opinions on a consultants recommendation to immediately bring ambulance service in-house under the Fire Department. Harold Cohen of TriData Services on Tuesday recommended the in-house transition during a presentation on the logistics of that move. But commissioners also want to issue a request for proposals asking private companies what it would cost to provide the service. That could take a month. At the same time, the Key West firefighters union will put together an analysis with the help of the International Association of Fire Fighters, its parent organization. Whichever option is chosen, it would replace the forprofit Care/American Ambulance. Care/American replaced American Medical Response in Key West in 2011 at no cost to the city. Care/American expected to make money by directly billing people it transports.When American Medical Response had the city contract, the city paid it $650,000 a year, largely based on uncollectible ambulance rides for homeless people.The Care/American contract expired Tuesday, and the commission has already voted to pay the company $45,000 monthly for up to a year until a transition can take place. Tuesday, commissioners questioned City Attorney Shawn Smith about language in the Care/American contract that could have avoided the $45,000 monthly bill.Do we have any options regarding the lame-duck clause or are we bound by the month to month? Commissioner Clayton Lopez asked.Youre well past that, Smith said. That ship has sailed. There was a clause in your original contract that if the city went out to RFP and if [American/Care] was not the successful respondent, they had a provision. Yes, things couldve been done differently.Commissioner Mark Rossi was skeptical of the no-cost deal when it passed in 2011. In that case, Cohen prepared the RFP that led to the contract with Care/American.Here we go again, Rossi said to Cohen. Youre the same guy that told me yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, and I told you that night it wasnt going to happen. So now whatre you telling us ambulance services are going to cost the city? Cohen said the expected start-up cost for bringing ambulance service into the Fire Department would be around $650,000, which includes the purchase of ambulances, and operations costs would be about $1.5 million annually. With a 60 percent collection rate, the city would lose $364,169 each year in what he calls a worst-case scenario. The best-case scenario is an 80 percent collection rate, which would earn the city $14,696. I bet the collection rate will be 45 percent, Rossi said. Mayor Craig Cates broke in: Youre not the expert. Please treat [Cohen] with respect. Saturday, April 5, 2014 3A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Information: Bernice Dionne at 393-2517 Marcia Panse at 393-3733 Rebecca Dunlap at 393-4026 Tom Sheahan at 393-3709 Entry Forms Available on website: www.nicksheahan.com $25,000 Cash Prizefor Angler who breaks the Dolphin State Record2 0 1 4 F r i M a y 2 S u n M a y 4 Cash Prizes for Adults, EntryFee $130 for Adultsafter April 20th: $150Trophy and prizes forjunior anglers, Entry fee $25after April 20th: $35 The Nick Sheahan Scholarship Fund For Graduating Seniors at Coral Shores High School RULES MEETING & COOKOUTFriday, May 2nd 6-9pm, Tavernier Creek MarinaPaella Party at 6pm, Free to Anglers Non-Anglers Welcome $25, Live Music, Cash, Gas and Other Prizes, Silent Auction. Rules Meeting at 7 p.m. 7 Patti & Wendy JUST SOLD their Listing on Big Pine Key!Ready to Buy or Sell in the Lower Keys? Call Patti Nickless & Associates to make it happen! 3752 Gumbo Limbo St. Big Pine key29967 Overseas Hwy. Big Pine Key, FL 33043 Patti Nickless, CRS, SFRBroker Associate(305) 304-6949Patti@BestKeysAgent.com Wendy Marks 305-394-7722 REALTORBig Pine is open 7 days a week specialists and other medical professionals in the Keys and in Miami-Dade County who offer their services free to patients. In the Keys, these include Lindsey Ekblom, a Tavernier physicians assistant; Key Largo nurse practitioner Jacqueline Gavin; psychotherapist Ruth Dailey Grainer, from Key Largo; Key Largo internal medicine Dr. Joanne Mahoney; Susana May, a Key Largo family medicine doctor; Charles Neiditz, an internal medicine doctor from Tavernier; and Alan Netzman, a Key Largo general surgeon. Also, Key Largo nurse practitioner Robin Neville; gastroenterologist Neal Rakov, from Tavernier; Tavernier dermatologist Leslie Safer; Robert Temkin, a family medicine doctor in Tavernier; Tavernier cardiologist Abraham Wolfenzon; and Stanley Zuba, a Tavernier pediatrician.Eye specialists in the Keys also donate their expertise to clinic patients. These include eye doctors James Gahagan and James Boilini in Key Largo, Lansaw Eye Care in Tavernier and Tropical Optical in Islamorada.The clinic depends on grants and donations so it can treat low-income, uninsured patients in the Upper Keys at no cost. The clinic, at mile marker 91.5 on the ocean side, last year received $150,000 from Baptist Health South Florida, the faith-based nonprofit hospital group that operates Mariners Hospital in Tavernier. Monroe County funded the clinic with $60,000. While this money is greatly appreciated, how much will be donated varies year to year. Yankow is not sure who the Good Health Clinic board of directors will choose as his replacement, but the clinic will go on.Hell yes, he said. I look at it as a paid employee doing a specific job and getting procedures done we cant do here. It is these relationships that have gotten us to where we are today.Rickmann said the board has identified several qualified physicians to run it. Yankow said he has enjoyed serving the medical needs of poorer people in the Keys, and said Monroe Countys community has been particularly helpful in helping the Good Health Clinic do its job. We have loved living here in a community, which looks after and cares for its members less fortunate and in need, Yankow said in a statement.Yankow: Clinic has bright futureFrom Yankow, 1A and no longer apparently intends to have pet pigs, Ramsay added. Ramsay said hes moving to remove the controversial ordinance because it hasnt proven necessary.I have been asked by many residents who feel the city is no place to have farm animals, which include pet pigs, to rescind these ordinances, he said. It is my belief that when an ordinance is passed that does not properly serve the needs of the people that the ordinance needs tobe rescinded, he wrote. Vice Mayor Chris Bull, who opposed the pig ordinance last year, said hes in favor of rescinding it.Especially for the fact that no one has applied for a license since enacting it, he said.So what if someone gets a pig after the law is repealed and a neighbor complains?We have an ordinance in place that says you cant have farm animals in the city, Ramsay said. The pig law is an exception that law, he said. Tuesdays council meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Marathon Government Center, mile marker 48.5 bayside. Itll be broadcast on Monroe County Channel 76 on Comcast Cable.Repeal likely for pig lawFrom Pigs, 1ACouncil interviews lawyersMarathon City Council members spent Friday meeting with potential replacements for longtime City Attorney John Herin.They did so in advance of a scheduled Tuesday discussion about bringing in an in-house attorney as opposed to continuing to contract out legal services, as the city has done since its inception in 1999.The council voted, 3-1, at its March 11 meeting to replace Herin with another lawyer from his GrayRobinson firm, while staff researches the pros and cons of hiring an inhouse attorney.The GrayRobinson candidates are Anastasia Protopapadakis, Lynn Dannheisser and Code Compliance Board attorney J. Michael Marshall. Marshall was called away on an emergency Friday and will interview another day.Protopapadakis is a senior GrayRobinson associate who practices in the areas of commercial litigation, civil rights, local government law, employment law and general tort litigation/personal injury defense. Dannheiser has more than 35 years experience and has been the city attorney for Sunny Isles Beach, South Miami, Surfside and Pinecrest.Marshall is a land-use attorney and planning consultant with a background in law, engineering and business administration.Mayor Dick Ramsay spent time with Protopapadakis and Dannheisser Friday morning.This is just an interim process to looking at the future and it may or may not include the possibility of an in-house or contract attorney. That issue is going to be investigated by staff. This meeting will have a brief update, but not one that is extensive enough, he said. The citys legal budget for this year is $395,000. City Community Services Coordinator Debbie London contacted various South Florida municipalities in Monroe County and on the mainland about their legal setups. Her report lists 13 governments, including:Key West: Four in-house attorneys and one paralegal totaling $479,593 per year.Palmetto Bay: Contracts with an outside firm for $473,000 per year.Wilton Manors: Contract with an outside firm for $224,340 per year.Vice Mayor Chris Bull also interviewed both attorneys on Friday afternoon. He said there are pros and cons to both approaches when it comes to in-house or outside counsel.Well just have to decide as a council which approach to do, and do it right, Bull said.The move to replace Herin came two weeks after Herin told the council Feb. 25 that his firm would refund $3,000 the city paid in salary to former City Manager Roger Hernstadt after he accepted the same position with Marco Island.Theyre possible replacements for departing HerinBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONZahn is 1st female mayor in city historyNearly 50 years after it incorporated in 1957, Key Colony Beach has its first female mayor and city administrator.Geraldine Zahn has been filling that role on an interim basis since Jan. 1, but fellow City Commission members made it official at Tues days annual organizational meeting.Former Mayor Ron Sutton recommended Zahn and she was chosen unanimously without other nominations. She said response has been amazingly positive. Im very pleased for the opportunity to serve the city, she said. I have a taste of what to expect and feel I can do a good job thats needed. With the help of a wonderful staff, I feel we will accomplish what needs to be done for the city. Zahn won election to a fifth consecutive two-year term on the commission last month, along with political newcomer Ed Wovas. She was the top vote getter with 239 votes. Sutton stepped down as mayor mid-term to deal with family health concerns and said Zahn has filled in admirably. I must say shes done well. We all learn things every day. Shes applying herself the way a mayor/administrator should. Shes in there every day like I used to do, he said. Gender has nothing to do with it in todays society, he said. Its what the person has inside them and how they can perform. Zahn is the 21st mayor of Key Colony Beach and has been vice mayor her past two terms in office. Prior to that, Commissioner Arline Carbin served as vice mayor from 2002-06. Her fellow commissioners select herBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comKEY COLONY BEACH ZAHNAmbulance service still in limboRFP to go out, firefighters look at the costBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WESTDO YOU KNOW ME? Key Largo biologist Jim Duquesnel was working Thursday near mile marker 92 when he found this very tame monk parrot, also known as a Quaker parrot. Once he enticed the bird with Reeses Pieces just a hunch, Duquesnel said the parrot came close and could be easily handled. An invasive exotic species, monk parrots breed in the Keys but this one clearly has an owner, said Duquesnel, a former professional bird trainer. Call 304-4445 if you think its yours
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The 33rd running of the Seven Mile Bridge Run (actually, the 32nd because lightning cancelled it in 2012) was scheduled for today. Here, the opening of the new Seven Mile Bridge in 1982 is celebrated with the first race. Photo courtesy FLORIDA STATE ARCHIVESCELEBRATING OUR PAST EDITORIALIts time to end gay-marriage banLETTERS TO THE EDITORGroups help each otherAs chairwoman of Heron Peacock Supported Living, it is my pleasure to inform our community and all qualityof-life advocates that management of the Peacock Apartments in Key West was officially assumed by the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition on April 1. The Heron Peacock board has struggled for years to make the organization financially viable and made a proactive decision in November to approach Rev. Steve Braddock and the Outreach Coalition to help us discern options that would ensure that the 32 mentally ill residents being housed and supported by Heron Peacock at the Peacock Apartments would have a secure future. Closing the program was not an option for our vulnerable residents, who could have run the risk of becoming homeless, hospitalized or even incarcerated. The board felt strongly that it was in the best interest of the Peacock residents that the program, fixed assets and facility leases be transferred to the Outreach Coalition, an organization similar to ours and with a proven track record for organizational excellence. Fortunately, Rev. Braddock recognized our needs and that time was of the essence due to our precarious financial situation. He and his team moved swiftly to assess the physical condition of the buildings and have already secured private funding to remedy significant structural deficiencies caused by years of deferred maintenance due to lack of funds. Soon the noticeable improvements of the buildings and grounds will be seen. It is my sincere hope that the community will respond with vigorous support for the heroic effort the Outreach Coalition is putting forth by assuming responsibility for the Peacock Apartments in Key West. Meanwhile, Heron Peacock continues to operate the 16-bed licensed assisted-living facility in Marathon known as the Heron and fundraising will continue until such time as its services are assumed by another entity. Plans are in the works by the Guidance Care Center in the Middle Keys to acquire the Heron license in July. Sherry Read Key WestOn same-sex marriageOur Wednesday story about Aaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones, who sued Monroe County Clerk Amy Heavilin on Tuesday after the clerks office denied them a marriage license (the state Constitution bars same-sex marriage), drew lots of responses. Following are some of the comments posted to our website, www.Keys InfoNet.com :Very proud of my boys.Very proud of you Aaron and William! The two of you are paving the way. One Human Family.Very proud of my son Tom Hampton being a part of this lawsuit. God blessed me with a gay son who believes in what is right.Thank you for standing up. In years to come when this is ancient history, young gay men and women will look up to you as we all did for those at Stonewall and the bathhouse raids. If we dont stand our ground, nothing will change. We all remember Rosa Parks. If she wouldnt have refused to sit in the back of the bus, would we have a black president today?Very proud of you two.Someone has to take a step up to the plate, so thank you guys for doing so. I used to live in Key West and what a wonderful place for this to initiate.The government should not be telling people who they are allowed to love and choose as spouses. America talks big about freedom and independence but why, in our country, are people not free to choose who they love and want to spend their lives with? Best wishes to Aaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones.Good luck guys. We are praying for you. Everyone should have the right to marry.Leviticus 18:22, New King James Version: You shall not lie with a male as with a woman. It is an abomination. Leaving aside that the Bible is not the rule of civil law in the United States (the U.S. Constitution is), we do many things in our society that the Bible does not support. For example, we have a prison system, but the Bible does not recognize its utility. Nowhere in the Old Testament or New Testament are their use endorsed or advocated.The Florida Keys have long been ahead of the pack in the push for equal rights for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered. This past week, a gay Key West couple put the islands back in the spotlight in that fight.In 2008, the GOP-controlled state Legislature pushed a state constitutional amendment it passed with nearly 62 percent of the vote prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying and, therefore, barring them of all rights accorded those who are married to the opposite sex.Aaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones a couple for 11 years knew this when they applied for a marriage license Tuesday at the County Clerks Office in Key West, and knew they would be rejected. Their Tavernier-based lawyer, Bernadette Restivo, also knew this, and immediately sued County Clerk Amy Heavilin to get the amendment overturned, saying the U.S. Constitution calls for equal protection of all citizens and trumps all other law. Seven other couples six from Miami-Dade County and one from Tallahassee have also sued to get the amendment overturned. This is not the first time the Keys have been out front in fighting inequality when it comes to gay rights.In late 2008, Key West attorney Wayne Larue Smith and his longtime partner, Daniel Skahen, found out that, after a years-long legal battle, they could legally adopt the young boy they fostered for seven years. That stemmed from a ruling by Monroe County Circuit Court Judge David Audlin saying the adoption could go forward because Floridas 1977 law barring adoptions by gay people arose from unveiled expressions of bigotry.The state never challenged Audlins ruling, and the adoption ban was lifted for good in 2011 stemming from a case in Miami-Dade County. The Keys have always been a place for tolerance.Monroe County has a law on the books barring discrimination not only based on race, religion and other factors, but also based on sexual orientation. It means gay people cant be denied accommodations, credit and other services merely because of their sexual preference.The county government also has a policy allowing same-sex couples who have a county employee in the relationship to receive health insurance and other benefits just like all county employees receive. Key West has a domestic-partner registration program, but for the most part its just a piece of paper, not legal protection, you receive after registering. Its main goal is for same-sex couples to have an official document recognizing their relationship when they go for bank loans and the like.We believe Florida its politicians and many residents wont enter the 21st Century anytime soon when it comes to giving gay couples the same rights as hetero couples, but we also believe that ultimately, change will come.If its going to happen, it has to happen in Key West, Huntsman said. Change happens in Monroe County, and nobodys ever tried this here yet. Photo by KENNE J. TUCKERAaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones show a flier prominently displayed at the County Clerks Office explaining why licenses for same-sex marriages cant be issued.Firefighters DUI case adds fuel to lawsuitMonroe Countys firerescue chief says there are no similarities between two cases in which firefighters were met with opposite degrees of discipline over traffic violations. The situation is likely to factor into a racial discrimination lawsuit filed against the county in federal court last year. In one case, a Hispanic firefighter, Mario Romera, 35, lost his job in June 2012 because his license was suspended for six months for not paying Sunpass toll fees. The other, an Anglo firefighter, was let back on the job a little more than 10 days after he was arrested on Jan. 29 for driving under the influence of alcohol in Miami-Dade County. That firefighter, Cameron Cowart, 27, is waiting on a court date in the case. He ended an interview short Thursday to speak with his union representative. Craig A. Brand, Romeros attorney, said the discrepancy in punishment fits into a pattern in which non-Hispanic firefighters face no serious punishment after being caught breaking the law, while several Hispanic firefighters have been fired in the past four years for minor procedural violations. Anybody Latin gets creamed, while Anglo firefighters are forgiven, Brand said. Monroe County FireRescue Chief James Callahan said the cases differ because Romera never told the department his license was suspended. In [Cowarts] case, the county was notified of his arrest immediately, he said in an e-mail. Cameron Cowart immediately complied with restrictions imposed by the countys safety officer during the brief period of time that he was operating under a temporary drivers license by taking vacation time, and he had his license reinstated prior to any lapse of the temporary license and before the predetermination hearing.Second offenseAlso, Callahan said Romera has had his license suspended before. When his license was suspended the first time, he notified the county and we worked with him and allowed him to take vacation leave until the license was reinstated. He was well aware of the process and the seriousness of losing his license, Callahan said. It was the second license suspension when he did not comply with policy, in addition to many other problems and policy violations, when he drove emergency response vehicles with a suspended license for six months without notifying the county. It is not clear if Cowart informed the department of his arrest. In a Jan. 30 memo, Safety Officer Mark A. Congre wrote Battalion Chief Gary Boswell: Information was received this morning from Monroe County Human Resources that Mr. Cowart was arrested last evening in MiamiDade County and charged with DUI. Romera said he did not know his Sunpass transponder, which electronically pays tolls, did not work. The notices, he said, went to the home of his ex-girlfriend, whom he said did not notify him about the bills. Romera filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the county last May in U.S. District Court saying he endured more than three years of racially motivated harassment that culminated with him eventually losing his job. A trial is scheduled for this summer in front of Judge Jose Martinez in Key West. Cowart, 27, was arrested on a DUI charge in MiamiDade County on Jan. 29. He refused to submit to breath, blood or urine tests. He went before what is known as a predetermination hearing presided over by Boswell on Feb. 13. Between his arrest and the hearing, Cowart was suspended. He was allowed to report back to work on Feb. 11, after his drivers license was reinstated on Feb. 7. It is not clear what Cowart had to do to get his license back. Boswell concluded in his Feb. 13 hearing report that I do not believe [that] event that led to your arrest or the arrest itself will interfere with your ability for perform your duties as required, so long as you do not lose your license in the future as a result of a conviction. Based upon my findings, it is my recommendation that the county not take any disciplinary action against you at this time, Boswell wrote. Callahan added that Cowart may face additional punishment if he loses his license if he is convicted in the DUI case. In this case, Cameron Cowarts DUI case is still ongoing and once concluded, another pre-disciplinary hearing may be needed, Callahan said.Romera alleges discrimination by the countyBy DAVID GOODHUEdgoodhue@keysreporter.comEMERGENCY SERVICESWe believe Florida wont enter the 21st Century anytime soon when it comes to giving gay couples the same rights as hetero couples.
Marathon resident Jeff Shapiro has an old-school business idea for the Old Town section of Marathon. Hes planning a combination newspaper/magazine stand and Starbucks-style coffee bar called Keys News & Coffee at the former Daffy Dougs Dollar Store near mile marker 48.5 bayside. Its a little retro and a little forward thinking, as well. Boutique coffee shops are a hot topic out west right now, Shapiro said. Im working with a custom roaster in Miami and theyre doing some custom blends for me.Shapiro said the idea is ideal for that part of Marathon.At the Old Town end of the island, there would be a great need for a coffee bar. The location that Ive got is a wonderful one. Its directly in front of the [Marathon Government Center] and its close to the hospital, he said. Shapiro said the business would take up about 1,500 square feet, or one-third of the main dollar-store building. Daffy Dougs had bait and tackle and deli operations in adjacent spaces.Keys News & Coffee would carry about to 600 different magazine titles, as well as national and regional newspapers, bestselling books, arts and crafts, and gift items.Shapiro said the buildings owner is planning to subdivide the space into thirds and is working with the city to do so. That could take time, but Shapiro said hes willing to wait. At this point, Im not sure when Im going to be able to get the place open. The last I heard was it would be available for build-out by June, he said.Shapiro is a former San Diego resident who moved to the Midwest and ended up working as a store manager for Circle K in Indianapolis. He moved to the Keys in October.The company offered me a larger store to manage and I thought Im ready to do it on my own. I did a lot of research on the type of business and I decided to look at demographics. The more research I did, the more it brought me to the Keys, he said. Shapiro originally thought about opening a bookstore, which he said he discovered have historically not done well in the Keys. The plan morphed into a magazine and newspaper stand and he eventually added coffee to the mix.In addition, Shapiro said he plans to offer a light food menu consisting mainly of pastries, cupcakes and the like. None of it would be prepared on site, he said. Im not applying for a restaurant license; that opens up a whole can of worms I dont want to get into, he said. Ive got a lot of people that are waiting to come through the doors if I can get the doors open. The last true Florida Keys newsstand was Valladeres and Sons at 1200 Duval St. in Key West. It closed several years ago. Saturday, April 5, 2014 5A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Look for Special Offers only on www.anthonysa.com & www.facebook.com/anthonysa Exclusives Web Key Largo 98200 Overseas Hwy. (M.M. 98-1/2) (305) 852-4515 Marathon 5800 Overseas Hwy. 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26PequenaLn$110,000$95,000165RealtyExecutivesFlaKeys/DarleneThomasColdwellBankerSchmitt/JamesBrozik 21866thSt$238,500$219,800148Century21Schwartz/B.Daniels,T.HintzeRE/MAXMarathon/JoAnnCook 32HiltonHavenRd$595,000$467,250157PrudentialKnight&Gardner/KarenLaneColdwellBankerSchmitt/LouisPaez 845PiratesRd$539,000$500,000147Century21Schwartz/RhondaWilliamsColdwellBankerSchmitt/RickServais 2001SombreroBeachRd$769,000$702,000147Century21Schwartz/T.Hintze,B.DanielsIslandBreezeRealty/DavidGrego 209405thAve$599,000$580,000140Engel&VoelkersFlaKeys/MichaelPetroEngel&VoelkersFlaKeys/MichaelPetroKeyWest 12KyleWayEast$399,000$360,000134IslandBreezeRealty/DavidGregoIslandBreezeRealty/DavidGrego 315LeeAve$139,000$95,000131BarbaraEadsRealty/BarbaraEadsRealtyPlus/IrisPerez 1130CalleEnsenada*$85,000$65,000134ExitRealtyFlaKeys/ClaraMayetteKeyColonyBeachRealty/ClaraMayette 195ElCapitanDr$638,000$600,000143GreaterMiamiInv estments/JohannesdeKockC oldwellBankerSchmitt/LelaAshkarian 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BusinessBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMarathon resident Jeff Shapiro hopes to open Keys News & Coffee at the former Daffy Dougs Dollar Store location in Old Town near mile marker 48.5 in the coming months.New business to brew in MarathonBUSINESS BRIEFSCollege plans job fair April 16Florida Keys Community College is hosting a job fair on April 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the lobby of the Tennessee Williams Theatre on the colleges Stock Island campus, 5901 College Road.Those looking for jobs should bring resumes and be dressed to impress the employers that are looking for staff to join their ranks. Participants are First State Bank of the Florida Keys, Bank of America, Banana Republic, the U.S. Peace Corps, HMS Global Maritime, U.S. Army Reserves, Publix, Hyatt Resorts, Kayla Advertising and Mary Kay Cosmetics.Also, the Monroe County Sheriffs Office, Monroe County government, Career Source South Florida (the states employment agency), Radio Shack, Westin Resorts, the Dolphin Re search Center, the Casa Marina Resort, Historic Tours of America and Hawks Cay Resort.Stoli is looking for best bartendersStolichnaya Premium Vodka and the Key West Business Guild have launched a national cocktail competition that will culminate in the Southernmost City on May 31. 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THANKS TO THE VOLUNTEERS Staff at the Crane Point Museum and Nature Center in Marathon held a recent thank-you party for its volunteers, and they look enthusiastic. Dozens of volunteers contribute hundreds of hours at the 63-acre hardwood hammock throughout the year as trolley drivers, docents, fundraiser participants, school field-trip assistants and maintenance help. Conduct rules go before boardThe Marathon City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Marathon Government Center. Agenda items include:A resolution establishing rules of conduct for appointed members of city advisory boards and committees.Councilman Mark Sen martin floated the idea of a morality rule that initially received a tepid response. But the council largely agreed with scaledback language included in the resolution. It states that if appointees are arrested for a felony, they must report it to the city and have the city clerk put it on the agenda of the next City Council meeting to discuss the potential suspension of the board, committee or commission member pending a final disposition of the members arrest. The resolution would also require advisory board members to be registered voters in Marathon.A review of recommended changes finalized by the citys Charter Review Committee last month. The council created the board in January to help with suggestions on how to best tweak the 15-year-old document overseeing all aspects of city government.Many changes were minor, but the five-member panel spent a great deal of time discussing council elections and the length of council terms, as well as council member interference with city staff, which is not allowed.The committee unanimously recommended moving elections back to March and reinstituting individual seats rather than at-large voting, as was the case until 2007.To solve the problem of how to punish council members that violate the charter by interfering with city staff, the committee adopted language drafted by City Attorney John Herin clearly defining interference and malfeasance, which is what the charter says interfering with staff is. The language offers corresponding state statutes by which malfeasance could be prosecuted. Voters must approve changes to the charter except when it comes to changing the date of elections. That decision is up to the council.An update from interim City Manager Mike Puto on a $727,000 state Com munity Development Block Grant the city secured on behalf of the nonprofit Crane Point Hammock. Aimed at funding a large portion of an estimated $1.1 million zip-line course, the council has said it plans to back away from the grant due to Crane Points lack of progress.The state Department of Economic Opportunity admin isters the CDBG program and raised concern with the city in a Feb. 24 letter. It gave the city a 30-day deadline (March 26) to submit a justification for the delay.DEO requested information asking why there are delays in submitting the environmental assessment and the wage decision request. A wage decision is essentially the state dictating what general contractors must pay subcontractors in federally or state-funded projects.Jeff Smith, president of Crane Points board, wrote a one-page letter to the city on March 11. He attributes delays to third-party ... actions regarding the [height variance] issued by the citys planning director, George Garrett.A group of opponents to the zip line, many Crane Point subdivision residents, have fought the project every step of the way, including suing over the height variance, which was granted for several towers more than 40 feet high. The citys building height limit is 37 feet.Possible changes to city charter also consideredBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONSign clutter likely stayingMonroe County fought the signs and the signs may have won. A four-year effort by the county to remove sign clutter along U.S. 1 through the Florida Keys may be on the verge of collapse.Proposals to undertake whats called a Wayfinding Sign Program to improve the view from the designated scenic highway have twice been far more expensive than the $970,000 in available grants, says an agenda summary to the County Commission for the boards April 16 meeting in Key West.The most recent cost estimate came in $1.74 million last November. Now county staff recommends the project be put on indefinite hold because the state Department of Transportation indicated additional funding could be years away.Reducing the scope of the project is not an option as the original project was to consolidate existing signage into a uniform signage system, says the summary by Judy Clarke, a county engineer.The goal stated in 2010 plans called for replacing 200 informational signs installed by state and local governments to direct travelers to recognized business areas and public amenities.Rather than the current system of signs colored green, blue or brown, a reduced number of 160 signs would use a uniform salmon-and-blue template, partially framed by a cutout of conch shell.A design plan approved in 2012 has become outdated with ongoing highway roadwork, Clarke said. Signs have continued to proliferate along the highway, she wrote. In other items at the Key West meeting at the Harvey Government Center, commissioners are scheduled to:Consider a request to rename a Florida Bay area off Upper Matecumbe Key as Two George Flat to honor former President George H.W. Bush and his Islamorada fishing guide, George Hommell Jr. The area now is called Little Basin and Little Basin Flat.Formally dedicate the new county fire station at 5655 MacDonald Ave., Stock Island.Hear a presentation on design options for the revamped Bernstein Park on Stock Island.No money for consolidation of road markersCOUNTY COMMISSIONBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgMan dies while divingA New Mexico man died diving off Islamorada Thurs day, according to the Monroe County Sheriffs Office.Stephen Benavidez, 55, of Albuquerque was in the Keys visiting with his wife. He was on a three-day dive trip aboard the Giant Stride with Key Dives out of Bud n Marys Marina, Deputy Becky Herrin said. He started on Wednesday with two dives and completed his third dive of the trip Thursday morning with no trouble. He was on the fourth dive of the trip when he suddenly surfaced, yelling for help, Herrin said. The captain threw out a tow line, but Benavidez couldnt get it so two dive guides from the boat were sent out to get him. By the time they reached him, he wasnt breathing. They performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation as they brought Benavidez to the dock at the marina, and the boat was met by paramedics, who took him to Mariners Hospital, where he was pronounced dead just after noon. An autopsy is planned to determine cause of death.It was the second dive or snorkel death since March 19 in the Keys. That day, Annapolis, Md., resident Grant Eney, 21, on Spring Break from college, died in bayside waters off Islamorada while lobstering.New Mexico man on fourth dive of tripISLAMORADAKeynoter Staff
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 6B 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038Tommy Bahama Outdoor Living NEW ARRIVALS DAILY! Conch StyleRather than spending lots of time rushing to put an outfit together, just make sure you have a to-go outfit ready all at times. Column, 3BBSports & Outdoors CommunityLifestyle Arts & Entertainment PREP SOFTBALLKatz drives in the winning runLast-inning heroics saved the Marathon High School softball team from likely its most frustrating loss in recent memory on Wednesday.Down 2-0 to rival Key West High, the Dolphins scored three runs in their final at-bat, capped by an Ashlyn Katz walk-off base hit to earn the dramatic 3-2 home victory. It wasnt pretty to start, as Marathon committed numerous errors and squandered several scoring opportunities. It appeared a dominant pitching performance by starter Jordan Roney would be nullified. Roney allowed just two hits while striking out 11 Conchs and walking three. Both runs she allowed were unearned. It was frustrating because we left the bases loaded in two innings and another inning had runners on second and third and couldnt convert. But I knew it was a matter of time before we scored some runs, and we did in the bottom of the seventh, Marathon coach Sean McDonald said. The Conchs threatened in their first at-bat, loading the bases on a bloop single by Angela Niles, an error and a Jayla Di Gennaro walk. But a slow grounder to Roney ended the inning.Dolphins beat the Conchs in final at-bat after rocky startBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comKeynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMarathons Jordan Roney legs out an infield single during Wednesdays 3-2 softball win over Key West as Conchs first baseman Brooke Marsden reaches out for the ball.Eagles soar over HurricanesPitching made the difference as the Lady Eagles of Island Christian School prevailed in Tuesdays Upper Keys softball showdown against Coral Shores High. Island Christian defeated the Lady Canes, 16-6, behind the experienced fastpitch arm of Eagle hurler Amanda Ihrig. Coral Shores, rebuilding after not playing the 2013 season, lost its top two pitching prospects early this spring. With position players drafted to take the mound, the Canes have struggled to find a hurler who consistently throws strikes.The Lady Eagles (8-4) needed just two hits, by Shelby Walker and Amanda Scott, to score eight runs in the first inning. Three walks, three errors and a hit batter accounted for the other ICS runners.Our girls were very disciplined at the plate, said ICS head coach Kaitlynn Loy. We got a lot of runs because of it. Jade Basilius and Ihrig each scored three times for Eagles. Coral Shores defense, anchored by senior shortstop Pookie del Pino, settled down after the first inning and played well but the dam-Team improves to 8-4 with the victoryPREP SOFTBALLBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.comKeynoter photo by KEVIN WADLOWIsland Christian pitcher Amanda Ihrig delivers a strike during Tuesdays 16-6 win over Coral Shores as the Eagles improved to 8-4. See Eagles, 2BSee Softball, 2B Dolphins thump the RaidersA five-run extra-inning rally helped the Marathon High School baseball team pull away for a valuable South Florida Baseball Conference win Tuesday over Ransom Everglades in Miami.The 9-4 victory pushed the Dolphins to a 7-1 conference record (9-9 overall), tied with Keys rival Coral Shores High School for first place in the six-team league. Starter Kyle Pierce was dominant on the mound, allowing just two hits and striking out 11 batters in a complete game. He walked two batters and hit another. If the Dolphins took care of business against a struggling Miami Country Day team on Friday (results were not available at press time), it would set up a Wednesday home game against the Hurricanes for the conference regular-season title. Its an important game because the seeding is important for the tournament. Whoever gets first seed has to open against Country Day, as opposed to opening against Palmer Trinity School, Dolphins coach Luis Leal said.Tuesday, the Dolphins jumped ahead in the top of the first inning when Max Elliott scored from first base on a Raymond Crespo double to make it 1-0. Marathon added two more runs in the third inning, including another Crespo RBI hit, to make it 3-0.The Raiders answeredMarathon may face the Canes in title gameBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BASEBALLLady Hurricanes advance to regionalThe girls tennis team from Coral Shores High earned a spot in Tuesdays state Region 4-2A playoff round and now heads to Pine Crest School of Fort Lauderdale. The Lady Canes finished second in team play in the District 16-2A Tournament on April 1 at Miamis Tropical Park, reaching five of seven spots in the final in their respective brackets. Gulliver Preps squad of ranked players swept the finals for the district title. Cane head coach Blake Fry called it a great effort by the entire team. We obtained our goal to continue on to regionals, Fry said. This effort at the district tournament is an accomplishment for us... We push our opponents hard every point and you cant ask for more. Coral Shores top two singles players, Erica Williams and Ellie Leopold, were upset in early rounds at the district. The first two singles spots in 16-2A are tough, Fry said. We count on the rest of the team to pull us through, which is exactlyBut the boys end the season in the districtsCORAL SHORES TENNISBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgConchs eliminatedThe Key West High School boys and girls tennis teams improved this season, but not to the point where they could advance beyond the district tournament. In Tuesdays quarterfinal matches of the 16-2A tourney at Tropical Park in Miami, only the boys doubles team of Simon Dayer and Colin Hetzler won. They defeated a team from Monsignor Pace, 8-1, to advance to Wednesdays semifinals. But in that semifinal match, Campbell and Hetzler, both seniors, lost, 81, to a team from Somerset. On Tuesday for the Conch boys, No. 1 Chris Bujak lost, 8-0, to Paces Josvany Lesende. It was the third time that Bujak, a junior, lost to Lesende this season, and the second time in a row by 8-0. No. 2 Campbell lost to a Gulliver Prep player, 8-0; No. 3 Dayer lost to his Miami Jackson opponent, 9-7; No. 4 Hetzler lost, 8-0, to Gulliver; and No. 5 Justin Poon fell to La Salle, 8-1. In No. 1 doubles, Bujak and Campbell lost to Somerset, 8-0. The Key West girls were swept Tuesday No. 1Boys advance to semifinals, Somerset winsBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST TENNISSee Baseball, 2BSee Tennis, 2BSee Key West, 2B
age was done. The Lady Cane lineup rapped seven hits, but Ihrig limited the free passes while Jazmine Rivera made several key plays at shortstop. It was great to come out after Spring Break and get a big win in town, Loy said. Sixteen of our 18 girls played in the game so its a total team win. The two Upper Keys teams play again April 11. Island Christian plays a 4 p.m. home game Tuesday against Princeton Christian.Coral Shores (4-6) rebounded from the loss with two wins straight wins, beating Immaculata-LaSalle, 2811, Thursday after topping Miami Christian, 24-14 Wednesday.Pookie del Pino slammed a two-run homer, her second of the season. Samantha Wahba drove in five runs with three singles, and Jessie Goodwin scored five runs off three hits and two walks. Defensively, Izzy Garcia turned an unassisted double play at second base. The Lady canes scored 14 runs in the first inning against Miami Christian. Deni Paquette, Veronica Presley and Ileana Garcia all delivered run-scoring hits, along with del Pino and Goodwin. Kaylyn Wyatt pitched three scoreless innings for the win, and the field defense turned two double plays. Coral Shores plays a 2 p.m. home game today against Wellington Christian. The home season finishes with a 4 p.m. Monday game against Colonial Christian.Rematch scheduled April 11From Eagles, 1B KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2B Saturday, April 5, 2014 115 Primrose Lane Layton My LISTING in Layton JUST SOLD! 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If you have to move, Where would you love to GO?Are you looking for an experienced, dedicated and hardworking professional to handle the sale of your property, call me today 305-395-0814 www.SearchFloridaKeysHomes.com The Dolphins responded by loading the bases in the bottom of the first inning on singles by Roney, Samantha Bonilla and Sacha Olivera. But Key West pitcher Desirae Laguna struck out Katz looking to end the first. Key West took the lead in the top of the third inning when Brooke Wood reached base on an overthrown ball to first base. She took second base on the play, moved to third on a Mackenzie Cohen base hit and scored on an infield grounder to make it 1-0.The Dolphins loaded the bases again in the third inning and had runners at second and third in the fourth, but could not capitalize.Key West took a 2-0 lead in the top of the fifth inning, again due largely to defensive miscues on Marathons part. Wood drew a walk to open the inning, stole second base and advanced to third on a ground-ball out. Marathon could have ended the inning after a line drive to shortstop Savannah Rodamer, as Wood was well off third base and able to be forced out. But Rodamers underhand toss was bobbled and Wood made it back to the bag. She eventually scored on a misplayed twoout ground ball that would have ended the inning. The next couple of innings were quiet until the Dolphins came to bat in the bottom of the seventh.The thing Ive been preaching all year is keep your composure and put whatever mistakes behind you. They really stayed within themselves, McDonald said.Rodamer started the rally with a hard hit ball to center field, sliding safely in at second base with a double. She scored on a misplayed grounder that also allowed Brandi Spalten to reach first base. The Conchs couldnt make a play on a Roney ground ball that put runners on first and second. Spalten eventually scored on an Olivera base hit up the middle to tie the game at 2-2 and set the stage for Katz. After first attempting to bunt, Katz ripped a single to right center field that scored Roney and ended the game. The win avenged a loss to Key West on Feb. 22.Fins beat PalmerA day after Wednesdays comeback victory over Key West, the Dolphins made quick work of Palmer Trinity School at home on Thursday. The Dolphins scored four runs in the bottom of the first and nine more in the bottom of the third en route to a 15-0 win over the Falcons. The win improved Marathon to 10-10-1.The Dolphins are scheduled to host Hialeah Senior High School today at 1 p.m. before visiting Mater Lakes Academy on Monday at 4 p.m. in Miami. Marathon avenges lossFrom Softball, 1B Hannah Brown lost to Pace, 8-3; No. 2 Laura Hall fell to St. Brendan, 8-1; No. 3 Kara Berces lost to Somerset, 8-2; No. 4 Olivia Maliki lost to Somerset, 8-3; and No. 5 Gabriela Valasco, playing her first match of the season, lost to La Salle, 8-1. In doubles, Brown and Hall lost to La Salle, 8-2, and Berces and Maliki lost to La Salle, 8-0. The Conch boys finished the season 4-5 overall and 23 in the district, and the girls were 4-6 and 4-3. I was pleased with the advancements we made, said Bill Butler, who coaches the team with John Moeller. There was a small but satisfactory improvement. As in past seasons, the Conchs were at a disadvantage against players from Miami-area private schools who play year-round. Weve got to get serious about playing in the off-season, Butler said.Tennis Conchs are doneFrom Key West, 1B what happened. Canes No. 3 Juliana Pena, No. 4 Rachel Walters and No. 5 Maria Lozada all won their first two matches to earn spots in their districtbracket finals. Both doubles teams, No. 1 Leopold-Pena and No. 2 Walters and Joslyn Schipper, went 2-0 to qualify for the finals. Coral Shores boys, including several first-year players, were stopped in the early district rounds. Fry said No. 1 Will Morton, a freshman, put up a great effort, and first-year player Nick Kaufman at No. 5 reached the quarterfinals. Cole Houser, Sam Nelson and Josh Bernstein played some of best tennis at the tournament, the coach said. Hurricane tennis girls advanceFrom Tennis, 1B Members of the Hurricane girls tennis team showing their second-place District 16-2A ribbons include (from left) coach Blake Fry, Maria Lozada, Rachel Walters, Juliana Pena, Ellie Leopold, Joslyn Schipper and coach Kelly Sereikas. Canes lacrosse edges Coral ReefTwo goals in the final two minutes Tuesday carried Coral Shores Highs boys lacrosse team to a 10-9 victory over Coral Reef High in a key District 32 contest.It was raucous, said head coach Barney Rich, just raucous. The win boosted the Canes to 4-1 in the district, giving Coral Shores the No. 2 seeding in the April 15 district tournament behind Miamis Palmetto High. It also was the Canes second straight win, leveling their overall record at 4-4 after a tough start to the 2014 campaign. The guys have worked hard, stayed positive, believe in themselves and trust the system, Rich said. The Hurricanes were down, 8-4, in the second half against Coral Reef before mounting a 6-1 run. The Canes tied it at 9-9 with two minutes left, then scored the game-winner just after the face-off. Eddie Dunn scored three goals for the Canes, with Bryce Lanford and Cameron Lankford each scoring two. Danny Whisted dished out an impressive five assists, and scored once. Solo goals by Brian Cash and Spencer Calvert also were needed. Ben Colmes played well in the goal with strong defense from Tanj Zuniga, Darren Govan and Brian Gonzalez, said the coach. It was a heartpounder, Rich said. The boys know how to fight and they came back.Track winnersLady Canes runners dominated the distances Wednes day in a four-team meet at Miamis Archbishop Curley.Coral Shores Chloe Stokes won the 800 meters and 3,200 meets, while Ivy Summers was first in the 1,600.The Hurricane boys 4-by400 team of Jesse Wollangk, Steven Chadwick, Pablo Gonzalez and Hunter Anderson took first at the meet. Mac Taylor won the boys triple jump and was second in the long jump.UPPER KEYS SPORTSBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgRace around the island standingPaddleboard and self-propelled watercraft enthusiasts are to circumnavigate Key West during the 12-mile Key West Paddleboard Classic and associated events, planned for May 1 to 4. The race around Key West is May 3, and is open to paddlers on standup paddleboards, standup surfboards, prone boards, outrigger canoes, dory boats, surf skis and kayaks. The race is presented by Lazy Dog Adventures of Key West. Race-day action kicks off with a 7:30 a.m. registration and expo opening. An 8:45 a.m. racers meeting precedes the 9 a.m. water start from Key Wests Higgs Beach, on the Atlantic Ocean at 1000 Atlantic Blvd.The course takes competitors past the Southernmost Point, Fort Zachary Taylor State Park and Mallory Square. Upon completing their circumnavigation of the island, racers finish at Higgs Beach.Paddlers preferring a shorter course can compete in a 4-mile open race scheduled at 9:15 a.m. An awards celebration hosted by the Turtle Kraals Restaurant & Bar is planned at Lands End Village, at the foot of Margaret Street in Key Wests Historic Seaport.Other weekend activities include a meet-and-greet May 1 at the Lazy Dog at Hurricane Hole Marina, 5130 U.S. 1, and a paddle clinic with Canadian Olympian Larry Cain set for 2 to 4 p.m. May 2 at Higgs Beach. That evening, a kickoff party, registration and packet pickup is scheduled at the Turtle Kraals.The weekend is to conclude May 4 with a Higgs Beach day featuring a kids clinic and race, a Special Olympics race, adult sprint races and a paddleboard relay for four-person teams.Sanctioned by the World Paddle Association, the Key West Paddleboard Classic is a WPA Southeast Region national points race. For more event information, go to www.keywestpaddleboard classic.com.PADDLINGBOARDINGback with one run in the bottom of the third and another two in the fifth inning to make it a 3-3 game. In the top of the seventh, Carlos OFarrill singled, stole second base and scored after an errant throw as he attempted to steal third base ended up in left field. But the Dolphins returned the favor in the bottom half of the last inning, allowing a runner to reach base by error with two outs. A passed ball allowed the runner to advance to second, and he scored the same way OFarrill did, on an errant throw as he stole third. Marathon recomposed itself in the top of the eighth inning, as Cooper Chaplin led off with a single and was bunted along by Richie Wells. Robbie Garcia doubled to score Chaplin and make it 5-4. Kevin McKeon walked to put runners at first and second base and both scored on a deep OFarrill double off the right field wall to make it 7-4. Ransom intentionally walked Crespo and Pierce to load the bases with two outs, but their pitcher threw eight straight balls to walk in another two runs and put the Dolphins up 9-4. Pierce made quick work of the Raiders in the bottom of the eighth to secure the win. Marathon is scheduled to visit Dade Christian School today at 2 p.m. before Wednesdays 6 p.m. matchup against the Canes.Pierce pitches extra-inning complete gameFrom Baseball, 1B
LIVING BRIEFSNature photography club is formingA photography club sponsored by the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges and the Friends and Volunteers of Refuges is forming.The club is open to people interested in nature photography, both beginning and experienced shooters.An introductory meeting is scheduled for Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the National Key Deer Refuge Visitor Center in the WinnDixie plaza on Big Pine Key. For more information, contact Noni Cay at 453-6655 or the visitor center at 872-0774. Or send an e-mail to photo email@example.com.Keys shorebirds are session topicMembers of a group called the Florida Shorebird Alliance will discuss Keys shorebirds in a Florida Keys Audubon presentation set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Key West Garden Club, in the West Martello Tower on Atlantic Boulevard. The free session is open to the public. The Shorebird Alliance is a statewide partnership of government and non-government organizations committed to shorebird and seabird conservation in Florida.Mac expert Allen speaks to groupThe Upper Keys Mac User Group hosts Jim Allen, from Gold Coast Mac User Group in Miami, on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Key Largo library in Trade Winds Plaza, mile marker 101.4 oceanside. Allen will talk about The Wonders of Dropbox and other Cloud Storage Options. If youre a beginning Mac user needing help, arrive at 6:30 and bring your Mac and your questions. There will be some experienced users there to help before the formal presentation starts. No reservations required and refreshments will be served. To find out more, call 451-4601.Refuge biologist to talk butterfliesThe final meeting of the season for the Key Deer Protection Alliance has Chad Anderson, National Key Deer Refuge biologist, presenting a program called Rare Butterflies of the Refuge with a Key Deer Update.Its set for Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Lower Keys Property Owners Association Building on Bogie Road, Big Pine Key. Andersons main responsibilities include conducting research for use in land management, with a special focus on endangeredspecies recovery.Party on for Kentucky DerbyThe Fishermens Hospital Foundation is celebrating the running of the Kentucky Derby in a big way.The race goes off on May 3, and that day, the foundation is hosting a Kentucky Derby party at Cabana Breezes in Key Colony Beach. For $75, participants get southern food and mint juleps. Wear your derby attire and enter the derby hat contest.Dont know how to make a derby hat? Well, you can learn how from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 16 at The Art Studio, mile marker 53.6 oceanside. Hats, headbands and embellishments will be available ($35 for hats, $18 for headbands). To find out more, call The Art Studio at 289-9103. For specifics on the derby party, call Kim Gregory at (517) 214-6754.Conservancy to clean preserveThe Nature Conservancy is hosting a community workday at its preserve on Little Torch Key from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 12. Volunteers will remove invasive Australian pines and clean up the shoreline mangroves. Meet at 3 Kings Cove Road, Little Torch Key. Parking and refreshments will be available. Cleanup equipment is provided. To find out more, call Shirley Gun at 872-7071, Ext. 107.Paddling & Pups planned April 12Florida Bay Outfitters and MarrVelous Pet Rescues and Adoptions of Key Largo host another Paddlin & Pups event April 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the bay. Paddleboards and kayaks can be rented from Florida Bay Outfitters, mile marker 104, or bring your own. Proceeds benefit the rescue group. Adoptable, waterfriendly dogs will be there.Driving class is a refresherPeople age 50 and older can refresh their driving skills and likely earn a discount on auto insurance by taking the AARP Driver Safety Class in the Upper Keys April 12.The session is planned for 9 a.m. until ish at the Monroe County Sheriffs Office, 50 High Point Road (mile marker 88 bayside). There are no tests to take. The class is $15 for AARP members and $20 for others. The cost includes a workbook based on data collected from federal and state agencies.To sign up, call instructor Mary Lou Wilkinson at 852-1620.Bahia Honda staff marks Earth DayBahia Honda State Park is marking its 19th annual Earth Day celebration on April 12. From 9 a.m. to noon at the 524-acre park, mile marker 36.8, there will be live music by Bobby D and the No Slack Living Room Band in addition to a reggae band and the Irie Trio. There will be a sand sculpture contest, fish printing, face painting, childrens games and marine touch tanks. Environmental exhibitions are to be presented by local groups including Marathons Turtle Hospital, Pigeon Key, the Florida Keys Astronomy Club and more.Admission is free with regular park admission. For more information, call 872-9807.Raffle tickets help scholarshipsMarathon Elks Lodge 2139 at 8239 Overseas Highway is selling raffle tickets to help fund scholarships for Marathon High School students. Tickets are $25 and include an April 26 dinnerdance. To find out more, call 289-0417.Enrollment for Head Start startsOpen enrollment for the Head Start school program for kids ages 3 and 4 for the 201415 school year has begun and runs through June 2.Applications can be picked up at Horace OBryant Middle School and Gerald Adams Elementary School in Key West, Stanley Switlik Elemen tary School in Marathon and Key Largo School.There is no cost to parents but families must meet eligibility criteria. Head Start promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services. To find out more, call the School District at 293-1400.Crane Point creating posterCrane Point Museum and Nature Center in Marathon is seeking local artists to submit original work to create a Crane Point poster. Artwork should be submitted in size ranging from 11 inches by 14 inches to 18 inches by 24 inches. Posters will be sold in the gift shop. Other items such as smaller prints, cards, T-shirts and coffee mugs might also be produced using the art selected. Work should depict some portion of Crane Points 63acre hardwood hammock and becomes the property of Crane Point. Artwork should be received no later than May 15. For more information, contact Loretta Geotis at 743-3900 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Saturday, April 5, 2014 3B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com THE PORTER-ALLEN COMPANYINSURANCE Elizabeth M. Freeman David W. Freeman, C.P.C.U.294-2542In Florida Call Toll-free 1 (800) 292-2542513 Southard Street, Key West 1401 & 1235 51st Street Marathon 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 Proud supporter of the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation Bob & Wanda Brock Broker Associate/REALTORThe Brock TeamBob Direct (305) 731-9521 Wanda Direct (305) 304-8862www.midkeysproperties.com2 MORE BROCK TEAM LISTINGS SOLD!If you have a home to sell, call the Brock Team for a confidential analysis of your propertys value! 5701 Overseas Highway Units 14 & 15 DRASTIC PRICE REDUCTIONon Professional Office in MarathonDouble adjoining office condo in the First Professional Center has just been reduced $50,000. This is the premiere office center in Marathon. Now is the time to upgrade or expand your office to this centrally located area near Publix and Winn Dixie and McDonalds. If you are new to town give me a call and I'll show you around. If you would like to see the office you can reach me at 305-793-5253. BILL WILKINS 11050 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050 NOTICE OF MEETING FROM THE MONROE COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARDA PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD meeting has been scheduled for Monday, April 7, 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at the Murray Nelson Government and Cultural Center, 102050 Overseas Highway (MM 102), Key Largo, Florida. This meeting is open to the public. For more information please contact Rosa Washington at (305) 292-4432 or at email@example.com ADA ASSISTANCE If you are a person with a disability, who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305)292-4441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five(5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing orvoice impaired, call 1.Published Keynoter 3/26/14, 3/29/14, 4/2/14 and 4/5/14All women need a go-to comboWeve all had a day when finding something to wear seems next to impossible. Before you know it, every item of clothing you own is now strewn across your bed and floor.It seems the more important the event, the more stressful getting dressed can be. Most of us do not have the time to expertly style our outfits each day. This makes getting ready somewhat of a hassle when crunched for time. For those days, when nothing seems quite right, you need to turn to your go-to outfit. A go-to outfit is a look you feel great in. They are the clothing pieces about which you are frequently complimented and that you are guaranteed to look wonderful in.The hardest part for most women is identifying which outfit this is. When perusing your closet, look for a piece of clothing that you love wearing and makes you feel like you. This is exactly the look that needs to become your new go-to outfit.If, after looking through your closet, you have yet to identify your go-to outfit, try looking through photos of yourself. Facebook is a great resource. Most of the photos youve uploaded to your page or marked as a profile picture are likely photos in which you liked what you were wearing. Scroll through your photos and look for those clothing pieces that make you look and feel your best.Another option: Think about the last time you received compliments on your clothes. This is now your go-to outfit. Still lost? Call your bestie and ask her which outfit she loves on you. Shell be honest about your most fabulous look. Next, you need to organize your closet. You should lay out your go-to outfits in an easy-to-reach location with as many accessories layered on them as possible. If your go-to outfit should be worn with a jacket, hang it together. This is to make it easier to remember how it should be worn. Beyond picking out your go-to outfit, an organized closet will help you get dressed each day. Organize your clothing by type. Hang each type of clothing together so when you need a sweater or jacket for a cooler day or air-conditioned interiors, you know where to look.If youre feeling like you always wear the same black dress for every occasion, swap out the accessories. Instead of wearing plain gold or silver jewelry, opt for a statement necklace with color and coordinate your shoes. The black dress can continue to be your go-to outfit but by swapping out your jewelry, shoes and handbag youll create a different look each time.Including at least one dress into your go-to outfits. Dresses are great for the Florida Keys, as theyll keep you cool, theyre versatile for both work and play, and can be worn year-round. Wearing a dress with heels and a blazer instantly pulls together your look for work, while wearing the same dress with sandals and jewelry is perfect for brunch with your girlfriends.Most women say, Ive been shopping all my life and I still have nothing to wear! With your go-to outfit already in mind, you will never have to say this again. Leah Maki is a fashionobsessed style blogger. More of her fashion advice can be found on her blog, Leahs FabulousFinds.com.Always have the right combo easily at handCONCH STYLE LivingThe writers coat is perfect as part of her go-to outfit. Leah Maki ConchStyle CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Saturday, April 5, 2014 91298OverseasHwy,Tavernierbbtheatres.com NOWALLDIGITAL!SHOWTIMESFOR FRI.4/4-THURS.4/10CaptainAmericaWinter Soldier(2D) (PG-13)1:00;4:00;7:00;10:00 *CaptainAmericaWinter Soldier(3D) (PG-13)1:30;4:30;7:30GodsnotDead(PG-13)1:40;4:20;7:10;9:50 *Noah(PG-13)1:00;4:00;7:00;10:00 *Divergent (PG-13) 12:45;3:50;6:55;10:00*Friday,Saturdayonlyto5musical infinaldaysIfyoulikecomedyand music,timesrunningout foryoutoseeto5:The MusicalattheMarathon CommunityTheatre. Thefinalshowsatthe theateratmilemarker 49.5oceansideareApri1 10,11and12,withcurtainat8p.m.eachnight. Ticketsare$25($12.50 forkids). Theshow,basedonthe movieNinetoFive starringDollyParton, JaneFondaandLily Tomlin,featuresFelicia DAscanio,Cheryl WilcoxandKaraPascucci asthreefemaleco-workerswhoconspireagainst theiregotistical,bigoted boss,Mr.Hart,playedby BryanFoster. Pushedtotheboiling pointbytheirboss,the womenconcoctaplanto getevenwiththelying, hypocriticalmantheycall theirboss.Theyconspire totakecontrolofthe companyandlearntheres nothingtheycantdo eveninamansworld. Wilcoxplayssuperefficientofficemanager VioletNewstead. DAscanioplayssecretary DoraleeRhodes,therole originatedbyParton. PascucciplaysJudy Bernly.BobbyNesbittNextattheMarathon CommunityTheatre,at8 p.m.April25,Bobby Nesbittisbackwith CarmenRodriguezto presenttheirnewestshow, Thanksforthe Memories:ASalutetothe USO.Ticketsare$25. Tofindoutmore,call 743-0994orgotoww.marathontheater.org.Theboxofficeisopen weekdaysfrom11a.m.to 3p.m.Thecomedy closesApril12, NesbittshowsMIDDLEKEYS BryanFosteristhebigoted,egotisticalMr.Hartand JenniferMixon-EickplaysRoz,Hartsassistantwhohas abitofacrushonhim,into5:TheMusical. @ your Inbox/TheReporter&Keynoter DigitalEditions. Call852-3216tosignuptoday.Tropiccelebrates abiglandmarkIn10shortyears,the TropicCinemainKey Westhasgonefrombeing asmallalternativefilm housetoaniconforthe community. Whenthetheaterat 416EatonSt.startedout, itshowedprettymuch onlyartsyfilms.Nowa decadelater,itscreens notonlyindependent filmsbutdocumentaries, first-runmoviesandothers.Itsalsobecomea communitygathering place,aplacewherenonprofitgroupshold fundraisingcocktail hours,wherepolitical forumsareheld,where concertsareplayed, wheredancerecitalsare performed. Inshort,itsbecomea minitownsquare.And thisweekend,theTropic celebratesits10years withafullweekendof events. MatthewHelmerich, whooverseestheTropics operations,saidthecinemasitsinabuildingconstructedin1928asa McCrorysfiveanddime store. Overtheyears,its beenacarpetwarehouse, apaintballrange.Those wereitsmostrecent incarnations,hesaid. Helmerichsaidthat backwhentheoriginal boardofdirectorswas lookingatspaceforacinema,itscoutedlotsof locationsbutdecidedthe EatonStreetlocationwas perfect. Wewantedabout 1,000squarefeetorso. [Then-ownerLen Chetkins]responsewas, WhatamIgoingtodo withallthatspace? Helmerichsaid(thebuildingis10,000square).He wasstuckwith9,000 squarefeet.Buthewasa fanoftheTropicandwas arealvisionary. Sincethen,theTropic hasexpandedintothe extraspace,andhasa leaserunningthrough 2037withKeyWester KenSilverman.And HelmerichsaysitsSouth Floridasonlynonprofit multiplex,relyinginlarge partondonations(in additiontoticketandconcessionsales). The10-yearparty startsApril5,whenthe doorsopenat11:30a.m. towelcomemembersand members-to-be,along withthegeneralpublic. Tropicmemberspayjust $5andgettheirpickof moviesnowplaying.That priceiswhatthecinema chargedwhenitopened in2004. PlayingareThe KingsSpeech, SlumdogMillionaire, MidnightinParisand BadWordswithJason Bateman.TheTropicwill screenthosefilmsallday. OnApril6,thecinema istossingastreetpartyon Eaton,fromWhiteheadto Duvalstreets.Itstartsat6 p.m.andhip-hopbandM. C.Couscousgetsthe groovegoingwithalive concertfrom6to8. Party-goerscanenjoy libationsandeatsfrom cashbarsandfoodvendorsliningEaton,includingabarfromtheKey WestFirstLegalRum Distillerycompany. At8p.m.,withanod totheTropicsqueen MarilynMonroe,created byKeyWestsculptor SewardJohnson,Tony CurtisandMonroes SomeLikeItHotwill screen.TheBillyWilder classicisfilledwithflappers,gangstersandsilverscreendivas. Theshowingendswith prizesgoingtothosewho wearthebest1920scostumes. TheTropichasmore than3,200memberswho getperksincludingmovie passes.Ourmembers reallykeeptheTropic humming,Helmerich said.Wehavesomany amazingprogramsand specialsyoullneversee atacommercialcinema. Wehaveourmembers andvolunteersanddonors tothankforthat. KeyWestlovesthe TropicandKeyWest lovesaparty,said Tropicboardmemberand 10thanniversarychairwomanKaren Schievelbein.EatonStreet cinemamarksa decaderunningLAttitudesStaffKEYWEST PhotoscourtesyTROPICCINEMAExpecttoseecrowdsthisweekend,especiallySunday, duringtheTropicCinemas10thanniversaryparty. AmongthosewhowillbethereisMarilynMonroe,orat leastadead-ringersculptureofher.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 5B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com RegalCinemas Searstown,KeyWest,294-0000 Allshowsthatstartbefore4p.m.playonlyonweekends. CaptainAmericaWinterSoldier (PG-13)1:00,1:30(3D), 4:00,4:30(3D),7:00,7:30(3D),and10:00p.m. Noah (PG-13)1:20,4:20,7:20and10:20p.m. Divergent (PG-13)1:15,4:15,7:25and10:35p.m. MuppetsMostWanted (PG)1:05,4:05,7:05and10:05p.m. MrPeabody&Sherman (PG)1:10(3D),4:10,7:35(3D)and 10:10p.m. Sabotage (R)7:40and10:40p.m. TheMetropolitanOpera:LaBoheme (NR)12:55p.m.TropicCinema 416EatonSt.,KeyWest,295-9493BadWords(R):2:15,4:15,6:15and8:15p.m.LeWeeke-end(R):2:00,4:00,6:00and8:00p.m. TimsVermeer (PG-13):3:50p.m. TheMonumentsMen (PG-13):1:30,5:45and8:25p.m. NymphomaniacVol.1 (NR):1:30,3:50,6:20and8:50p.m.MarathonCommunityCinema 5101OverseasHighway,Marathon,743-0288 SonofGod (PG-13):Weekdays:7:00p.m.Saturdayand Sunday:2:00and7:00p.m.TavernierTowneCinema TavernierMall,Tavernier,853-7003 Allshowsthatstartafter9p.m.playonlyonweekends. CaptainAmericaWinterSoldier (PG-13)1:00,1:30(3D), 4:00,4:30(3D),7:00,7:30(3D),and10:00p.m. GodsnotDead (PG-13)1:40,4:20,7:10and9:50p.m. Noah (PG-13)1:00,4:00,7:00and10:00p.m. Divergent (PG-13)12:45,3:50,6:55and10:00p.m.Keys MovieTimes OSheadebutsfilmatTribecaApart-timeKeyWester whose2010filmTheKids AreAllRightwonthe Oscarforbestpicture debutsanotherfilmatthe TribecaFilmFestivalin NewYorkCitythismonth. AnneOShea,executive producerofTheKidsAre AllRight,isexecutiveproducerofLifePartners, beingscreenedatthefestivalthatrunsfromApril16 to27.RobertDeNirowas amongthecreatorsofthe festivalin2002. Heresthenarrativefor OSheaslatest: At29,themostlongtermrelationshipSasha (LeightonMeester)and Paige(GillianJacobs)have everbeeniniswitheach other,usingtheircodependentfriendshipasan excusenottoventureout intothedatingworldalone. ButwhenPaigemeets nerdyTim(AdamBrody) andstartstogetseriousfor thefirsttime,thenatureof theirfriendshipbeginsto shift.Fearingshesbeing castaside,Sashatriesto keeptheirrelationshipthe same,butdoesgrowingup alsomeangrowingapart? Producersdescribedthe filmasdiggingintoaparticularlate-20scoming-ofagemoment,filtered throughtheindescribable complexitiesoffemale friendship. TheKidsAreAll Rightwonabest-actress OscarforAnnetteBening, anOscarforbestsupporting actorforMarkRuffaloand otherawards. Thestory,accordingto theInternetMovieDate Base: NicandJulesareina long-term,committed,lovingbutbynomeansperfect relationship.Nic,aphysician,needstowieldwhat shebelievesiscontrol, whereasJules,underthat control,islessself-assured. Duringtheirrelationship,Juleshasflounderedin hernine-to-fivelife,sometimestryingtostartabusinessalwaysunsuccessfullyorbeingthestayat-homemom.Sheiscurrentlytryingtostartalandscapedesignbusiness. Theyhavetwoteenagedchildren,Joniand Laser.NicisisJonisbiologicalmotherandJules whoisLasersbiological mother.Althoughnotexact replicas,eachoffspring doesmorecloselyresemble his/herbiologicalmotherin temperament. JoniandLaserarealso half-siblings,havingthe sameunknownspermdonor father.ShortlyafterJonis 18thbirthdayandshortly beforesheplanstoleavethe houseandheadofftocollege,Laser,only15and underagetodoso,pleads withhertotryandcontact theirspermdonorfather. Somewhatreluctantly,she does. Heislate30-something Paul,aco-opfarmerand restaurateur.Despitehis seeminglysuccessfulbusinesses,Paulhasalways shirkedresponsibility,most specificallyinhispersonal life.AfterJoniandLaser meetwithPaul,Nicand Juleslearnwhattheirchildrenhavedone,and althoughtheydontwant Paulinfiltratingtheirlives, theywanttomeethimespeciallyasJoniandLaser seemtowanttomaintain somesortofrelationship withhim. AsPaulsrelationship withtheentirefamily grows,whichalsoincludes himhiringJulestodesign andconstructhisbackyard, theyhaveaneffectonwhat hewantsinlife,andhein turnaffectsthefamily dynamicaswellaseach personsrelationshipsoutsideofthefamily. ForLifePartners, OSheapartneredwith BrianQuattrini.Theyare alsoworkingonthefinale tothe1991film ShuttlecockstarringAlan Bates.Itwasnevercompletedduetohisdeath.Oscarwinner livespart-time inKeyWestFILM AnneOShea,wholivespart-timeinKeyWest,produced theOscar-winningTheKidsAreAllRight.CohesivenesslacksinDivergentDivergent,ratedPG13,139minutes,playingin TavernierandKeyWest. Divergentisthelatest inastringofmoviesbased onapopularyoungadult novelwhichworks againstthefilm. Basedonthebookby VeronicaRoth,Divergent tellsthestoryofTris (ShaileneWoodley),a youngwomanwhoresists societysattempttopigeonholeherintooneoffive factions.Theresareal HungerGamestonetothe waytheworldhasbeen dividedintodistinctgroups. Andonceagain,itsthose inpowerwhobringchaos tothisexistence. ThedecisionbyTristo jointhemilitary-oriented Dauntlessfactionputsher intoalong(reallylong) trainingcyclethathasthe sameslowpacingas EndersGame.Inboth films,thecentralheroisan unlikelycandidatewhorises tothechallengewhentheir existenceisthreatened. HelpingTristhroughher trainingisthedarkand broodyFour(TheoJames), whoseworldlywaysasa protectorgivethemoviea Twilighttouch.Itall takesplaceinaworldthat looksalotlikethesanctuaryinWarmBodies. Oneofthebiggestissues withDivergentisitseasy togetlostifyouhavent readthebook.Thereslittle explanationofTrisworld. Whatisknownisthat eventsunfoldinthenear futureafteraterriblewar. Theenemyisnotclear. Therearefivefactions,but noanswerastowhythereis notasixthdevotedtoartists orsomethingelse.Theresa majorthreatoutsidethecity walls,butnoreasoningon whythatswhereallofthe cropsareplanted.Andat leastonemajorcharacter getsinharmswaywithlittlereason. Similaritiestoother moviesandbigquestions aboutthestorypileupso hightheonlythingthatcan savethefilmisthechemistrybetweenthemaincharacters. Woodleyturnsinasolid performanceastheyoung womanfacingmajor changesinherlife.And Jamesisadashingguardian tohisyoungcharge(maybe atinybittooyoungfor him).Therejustarentany sparkswhentheyget together. Equallydisconnectedis Trisandthemembersofher family.Abigpartofthis storyhastodowithfamily, butthebondbetweenTris andherbrother,motherand fatherisweak. AndKateWinsletdoesntbringenoughsinisterto herroletomakeherthe strongcentralvillainthis movieneeded. MaggieQplaysthemost interestingcharacterinthe movieatattooartistwho hasasecretbuther screentimewouldntfilla TVcommercial. DirectorNeilBurger spendssomuchtimeonthe trainingsessions,thereslittleleftevenattwo hours,23minutesto properlydevelopallofthe characters. Divergentlooksata worldfilledwithfivefactionsAbnegation, Amity,Candor,Dauntless andErudite.Forthis review,Candorseemsthe bestwaytogo:Honestly, thisisafilmthatwillplease fansofthebook.Itsnot bad,butitfeelstoofamiliar andlackstheon-screen chemistryforittowinover non-fans.Fansofbook willlikeit, butfewothersByRICKBRANTLEY FresnoBeeMOVIEREVIEW TherelationshipbetweenTheoJamesandShaileneWoodleylackssparksinDivergent.
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6B Saturday, April 5, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMNAd# 959186 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 14-DR-000151-K Division: FAMILY SYLWIA ZOFIA CLAPPER, Petitioner and KEVIN JAY CLAPPER, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) TO: KEVIN JAY CLAPPER 3746 DONALD AVENUE, KEY WEST, FLORIDA 33040 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on SYLWIA ZOFIA CLAPPER, whose address is 3746 DONALD AVENUE, KEY WEST, FLORIDA 33040 on or before APRIL 21ST, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 302 FLEMING STREET, KEY WEST, FLORIDA 33040 before service on Petitoner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal property should be divided: None Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: March 12, 2014 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ BRITTINY BURGOHY Deputy Clerk Publish March 22, 29, April 5, 12, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 966213 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2010-CA-000562-P DIVISION: 16 CitiMortgage, Inc. Plaintiff, -vs.Juan Silverio Fernandez a/k/a Juan Siverio Fernandez a/k/a Juan S. Fernandez; PNC Bank, National successor in interest to National City Bank; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 10, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000562-P of the Circuit Court of the 16th Judicial Circuit in and for Monroe County, Florida, wherein CitiMortgage, Inc., Plaintiff and Juan Silverio Fernandez a/k/a Juan Siverio Fernandez a/k/a Juan S. Fernandez are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Amy Heavilin, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 WHITEHEAD STREET, KEY WEST, FL 33040, AT 11:00 A .M. on April 23, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 45, BLOCK 3, BUCCANEER POINT, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Florida Rules of Judicial Administration Rule 2.540 Notices to Persons With Disabilities If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Cheryl Alfonso, ADA Coordinator, Court Operations Manager, 502 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040, 305-295-3652 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. SPANISH: Si usted es una persona discapacitada que necesita alguna adaptacin para poder participar de este procedimiento o evento; usted tiene derecho, sin costo alguno a que se le provea cierta ayuda. Favor de comunicarse con Cheryl Alfonso, Coordinadora de A.D.A Court Operations Manager, 502 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040, 305-295-3652 por lo menos 7 das antes de que tenga que comparecer en corte o inmediatamente despus de haber recibido sta notificacin si es que falta menos de 7 das para su comparecencia. Si tiene una discapacidad auditiva de habla, llame al 711. KREYOL: Si ou se yon moun ki kokob ki bezwen asistans ou apary pou ou ka patisip nan prosedu sa-a, ou gen dwa san ou pa bezwen py anyen pou ou j wen on seri de d. Tanpri kontakt Cheryl Alfonso, Co-ordinator ADA, Court Operations Manager, 502 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040, 305-295-3652 Omwen 7 jou avan ke ou gen pou-ou part nan tribunal, ou imediatman ke ou resevwa avis sa-a ou si l ke ou gen pou-ou al nan tribunal-la mwens ke 7 jou; Si ou pa ka tand ou pal byen, rl 711. A my Heavilin, CPA CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Monroe County, Florida (Circuit Court Seal) By: Jennifer Settoon DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT Submitted By: ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACH, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 10-180931 FC01 CMI Published March 29, 2014 A pril 5, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 970614 The following vessel will be sold at a reserve public auction pursuant to 328.17 F.S. Labor & Storage on April 25, 2014 at 10:00 AM Location: 10544 NW 26 St #E102 Miami, FL 33172. A s is. Where is. 50% Buyers premium. Title is not guaranteed. BILL HERRERA LIC #: A U0001502. Lot 27642 1998 Regal (RGM1) RGMGA492L798 Owner: Manuel Jesus Rodriguez 5501 McKinley St Hollywood FL 33021 Lienholder: Regions Bank of Alabama 1900 5th Ave North Ste 2400 Birmingham AL 35203 Located at: Action Marine & Dive Inc 102125 Overseas Hwy Key Largo FL 33037 Ph:305-451-1840 Total Lien $ 10,318.75 Owner/ Lienholder has a right to a hearing prior to date of sale by filling with the clerk of the courts. Owner/Lienholder ma y y recover vessel withot instituting j udicial proceedings by posting bond as per 559.917 F.S.Net proceeds in excess of lien amount will be deposited with clerk of courts pursuant to 328.17 F.S. All interested person(s) should contact Professional Lien & Title Service Corp.Ph:305-5926090. Published March 29, April 5, 2014 Florida Ke y s Ke y noter Ad# 970689 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 13, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: MARATHON AIRPORT CUSTOMS FACILITY MARATHON, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.com or call toll-free at 1-800-7111712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 2-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published April 5, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 978385 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 14-CP-25-M Middle Keys IN RE: ESTATE OF LOTTIE S. BRUENN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Lottie S. Bruenn, deceased, whose date of death was June 6, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Monroe County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3117 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 5, 2014. Personal Representative: Michelle Elter 338 Beaufort Street SE Aiken, SC 29801 Attorney for Personal Representative: Richard E. Warner Florida Bar Number: 283134 RICHARD E WARNER, P.A. P.O. Box 501317 12221 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050-1317 Telephone: (305) 743-6022 Fax: (305) 743-6216 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Published April 5, 12, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad # 980584 NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE SOLICITATIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 14, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. the Monroe County Purchasing Office will receive and open sealed responses for the following: WEST MARTELLO TOWERS MEETING ROOM RENOVATION KEY WEST, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Requirements for submission and the selection criteria may be requested from DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com OR www.monroecountybids.co m or call toll-free at 1-800-711-1712. The Public Record is available at the Monroe County Purchasing Office located at The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton Street, Room 2-213, Key West, Florida. All Responses must be sealed and must be submitted to the Monroe County Purchasing Office. Published April 5, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 980971 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE ANCHOR TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 04/18/2014, 08:00 am at 189 US HIGHWAY 1 KEY WEST, FL 33040-5476, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ANCHOR TOWING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1957W6521488 1988 TORINO TRAILER 1FDLF47FXVED13513 1997 FORD SERV7573F787 1987 SER 1 Published April 5, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d # 981505 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 44-2012-CA-001219 K DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF THE GSAA HOME EQUITY TRUST 2006-11, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-11 Plaintiff, v. RONALD C. WNUKOWSKI; A NY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND A GAINST 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 RONALD C. WNUKOWSKI; TENANT 1 NKA EFAIN GONZALEZ; TENA NT 2 NKA VIVIAN GONZALEZ; TENANT 3 NKA RUTH DOE, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 7, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 44-2012-CA-001219 K 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 21 day of A pril, 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 15, BLOCK 5, SUMMERLAND ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. 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) 2923423, 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 20 day of March, 2014 A my Heavilin CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Monroe COUNTY, FLORIDA (Circuit Court Seal) By: Shonta McLeod Deputy Clerk Published April 5, 12, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 981677 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The vehicle(s) listed below will be sold at public auction for cash at Florida Keys Towing Inc., 1620 Overseas Hwy, Marathon FL 33050 at 8:00 AM on APRIL 30, 2014 in accordance to Florida Statute Section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. Florida Keys Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles/ vessels are sold as is. 1. 1997 PLYM VIN: 1P4GP44R1VB340632 2. 1999 GMC VIN: 1GKCS18W3XK502736 Published April 5, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 982696 COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION / BID OPENING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS THAT the Monroe County School District will be receiving bids for the following: RFP 2014536 GROUNDS MAINTENANCE MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING April 21 & 22, 2014, Various Times/Locations (Please see website below to view bid to obtain times and locations or call us at the number listed below.) BID OPENING May 6, 2014 10:00 AM, MCSD Administration Bldg, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040 Bid Documents may be requested from Demandstar by calling 1-800-711-1712 or by going to the website www.demandstar.com or by going to www.KeysSchools.com/rfp. The public record document is available at the Purchasing Department, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West, FL 33040. All bids must be received on or before dates specified in the bid documents. The Monroe County School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to accept or reject any and all bids and to wave informalities or irregularities when it is in the best interest of the Board to do so. Please contact Suanne Lee, Purchasing Supervisor, with any questions regarding this bid. Suanne.Lee@KeysSchool s.com or (305) 293-1400 Ext 53360. Published April 5, 9, 12, 2014 Florida Keys KeynoterBandAvailable Top50hitsof thelast50years.Sober, professionalanddependable. Shortnotice.Anyvenue. $100/hour.References,Demo discavailableuponrequest. 305-407-0895 email@example.comLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? CALL US TO PLACE A FREE AD THE KEYNOTER 743-5551 118-123CalleEnsueno Saturday8am-2pm BIGTWO HOUSESALE!Furniture, Fishing&Boatingequip, glassware,tools,cement mixer,mensclothing,MORE! BIG MOVING SALE! Marathon/Grassy Key, Sat 8am. Furn, tools, fishing, W/D clothes, lawn mower. Every thing must go! 266 Guava Ave HUGE YARD SALE Fri, Sat, Sun, 8am -2pm. Boat, jet skis, tools, 2 households of stuff & plants. 1439 74th St., Ocn, Marathon keysinfonet.com ALLclassified adsonline @ keys info net.com CITYOFMARATHON,FLORIDA9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,Florida33050 Phone:(305)743-0033 PublicNoticeInvitationToBid(ITB) InterestedpartiesareherebynotifiedthattheCityofMarathonisaccepting sealedbidsfor SludgeRemovalServicesITB-14-40 Sealedbidsforfurnishingallgoodsandservicesnecessarytocompletethe WorkspecifiedinthesedocumentswillbereceivedbytheCityClerkon: DueDate:April30,2014 Time:3:00p.m. Place:MarathonCityHall 9805OverseasHighway ITBdocumentsmaybeexaminedatCityHall.ToobtainacopyoftheITB,go towww.demandstar.com .Proposerswhoobtaincopiesofthisbidfromsources otherthanwww.Demandstar.com risknotreceivingAddenda,andaresolely responsibleforthoserisks. Formoreinformation,pleasecontactZullyHemeyer,UtilitiesManager, firstname.lastname@example.org andcopyDebbieLondon,CommunityServices Coordinatorlondond@ci.marathon.fl.us PublishedKeynoter4-5-14and4-9-14
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AVAILABLE F/T WILL TRAIN Busy office, must have excellent telephone, organizational & computer skills, eye for detail, eager to learn, able to work as a team. Fax resume to: Dr. Pruett, (305) 664-8898 OFFICE POSITION for Service Company. Quickbooks and computer skills a must. MM 83 Call (305) 664-3662 Receptionist/office manager for full service boat yard. Duties include phone answering, greeting customers, data entry, some billing. Competitive wages. Paid vacation and holidays. Drug-free/smoke-free workplace. Email donna@mar athonboatyard.com or fax resume to 305-743-4042. HiringExperiencePlumber WeareacceptingApplications forfulltimeExperiencedand ReliablePlumberwithhisown toolsandvalidDrivers licence.WeofferExcellent compensationforahard workerlookingtobecomepart ofasuccessfulteam. Wecanhelpwithhousingfor candidateswhowantsto relocatetoKeyWest,Florida. Verifiableworkhistoryand referencesrequired. DrugFreeWorkplace. 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Pleasecall305-743-1995 orstopbytodropoffaresume 8800OverseasHighway MarathonFL33050 RVResortseeking Groundskeeper Grounds KeeperatRVResort--9.00per hour-Musthaveavaliddrivers licenseandorreliable transportationtothejobsiteMusthaveacleanbackground -Duties:-Mowingandweed trimmingofgrass-Completing dailyroundsona11acre property-Generalclean-upJanitorialwork-Hoursare8am -4pmMonday-Friday-Please Contacttheresortmanagerat 3052890404formore information.305-289-0404 firstname.lastname@example.orgHOSPITALITY ASSOCIATE for condo rentals in KCB. Must have customer service, office, computer experience. Parttime. Email resume and qualifications to: email@example.com Landscaper Appx 20-25 hrs per wk, flexible daytime hours. Desk Clerk Part time 30-32 hrs per wk. Must be flexible. -Must have own transportationApply in person only: 57612 Overseas Hwy, Grassy Key RESORT HELP Immediate opening! 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KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 8B Saturday, April 5, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: Provider Services Specialist The Early Learning Coalition seeks a professional to provide training and technical assistance to child care centers and family child care homes primarily in the Lower Keys. This is a full time position with benefits; travel required. Associates degree plus related experience in early childhood education required; Bi-lingual English/Spanish strongly preferred. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, April 9th.Hairstylistwanted Busy Upperkeyssalonisseekinga professionalcreativefulltime hairstylist.305-394-7702305394-7702 Maradaly37@yahoo.comRealEstateAssistant MARATHONKEY IMMEDIATEOPENING: REbackgroundreqd/licpref. Mustbeorganized,detail oriented,abletoworkunder pressure.Excellentcomputer skills&senseofhumor. NOTENTRYPOSITION. Salary+bonuses. Emailresumeto: email@example.com call1-844-HIRING1(4464641)ASSISTANT MANAGER Now hiring. Apply in person at BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, Marathon. Call 743-9181 COOK NEEDED, FULL TIME Apply Stuffed Pig Restaurant 3520 Overseas Highway, Marathon. 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. FLORIDA KEYS STEAK & LOBSTER HOUSE in Marathon, is now hiring for Servers. Call (305) 743-5516 for interview or apply in person HIRING FOR EXP. LINE Cook & Seafood Market Assoc. Fax resume to (305) 451-3215 or call ( 305) 4513782 for interview. NOW HIRING: SERVERS & DISHWASHER Apply in person BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, Marathon Servers with experience Now hiring, part & full time. Apply in person to: KEY COLONY INN 700 W. Ocean Drive, KCB. 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