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A12Many claims to ‘Fame’ ‘Mucho’ anticipation! B5 B13Calling all volunteers
... for Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Soccer halls call for PSL man Robert Navarro hits the Lyric

VOLUME 3, ISSUE 8 YOUR INDEPENDENT LOCAL COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018

Law enforcement, schools
redouble security efforts

BY DEBBIE CARSON | Staff Writer tocols and plans for dealing with
[email protected] active shooter scenarios.

In the wake of last week’s hor- While details continue to
rific school shooting in Parkland, emerge from the Parkland tragedy,
local law enforcement and educa- what is known is that the FBI failed
tors are reviewing their emergen-
cy plans, communicating across AFTER PARKLAND ...
agencies, and are on alert for any-
thing amiss on social media and to act on a tip from a person close
stray comments from students. to the suspected shooter warning
of a potential for danger from the
“We are practicing,” schools 19-year-old. In the wake of the
spokeswoman Kerry Padrick said. shooting, law enforcement repeat-
“We are making sure we are pre- ed the cry: “If you see something,
pared.” say something.”

The School District works with St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken
the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Of- Mascara urged the public to report
fice, as well as with local police de-
partments, to come up with pro- CONTINUED ON PAGE A11

TEMPORARY CORAL ARRANGEMENT
PRESENTS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY

BY DEBBIE CARSON | Staff Writer
[email protected]

Star pitcher Noah Syndergaard, left, and other New York Mets players run For 16 years, small shells
past fans while switching fields during workouts Tuesday at First Data Field.
have tumbled in the water
PHOTO: MITCH KLOORFAIN
of the centerpiece coral
A spring training tale of two cities
reef tank at the St. Lucie

County Aquarium. Exhib-

it manager Bill Hoffman

could hear the shells hit-

The late, great Yogi Berra – the RAY McNULTY Data Field in Port St. Lucie, the ting the acrylic and would
New York Yankees Hall of Fame MY TAKE spring-training home of the Mets,
catcher who went on to manage who’ve enjoyed record-setting often joke that one day,

those shells would chew

the crosstown Mets to the 1973 attendance for their Grapefruit through the wall.

World Series and will be forever remembered for League games the past two years. It’s no joke. And he’s not Coral in a temporary tank. PHOTO: MITCH KLOORFAIN

his colorful butchering of the English language – According to Bobby McCarthy, Vero Beach’s laughing.

is quoted as saying: affection for spring training began dissipating a But despite the controlled chaos For the next few weeks, the coral

“Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too decade ago, when the Dodgers packed up their that quickly followed the discovery reef ecosystem tank will remain

crowded.” bats and balls and moved their preseason camp of the leak, a big, maybe-once-in- dismantled. Visitors to the aquari-

Big crowds, though, have had little to do with to the Arizona desert. “I go down to watch the a-lifetime opportunity um will be able to watch the prog-

a scarcity of Vero Beach baseball fans at First CONTINUED ON PAGE A4 has presented itself. ress as it gets put back together.

CONTINUED ON PAGE A3

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CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEM Bill Hoffman, aquarium exhibit manager, tends to the living coral displaced from their original tank. PHOTO: MITCH KLOORFAIN Department came out to the aquarium
to fill up the tank with fire-fighting water.
CONTINUED FROM PAGE A1 However, budgetary restrictions have left said. It left little room for the corals between Hoffman explained they need to conduct a
the volunteers to fend for themselves when the structure and the front wall of the tank. stress test on the tank before rebuilding the
They’ll also be able to see up close the giant it comes time to rebuilding the tank. Hard to clean. Hard to place stones on it and coral reef. “So far, so good,” Hoffman told St.
stones used as the basis for the corals that still look natural. Lucie Voice via email Tuesday morning. “No
call the tank home. “I don’t have a budget for this type of leaks!”
problem,” Hoffman said. Though the aquar- So Hoffman is using this setback as a
The 2,500-gallon tank has been con- ium is associated with the Smithsonian, chance to push the skeleton back away from Hoffman said Tuesday they were going to
densed to about 500 gallons, Hoffman said, there is no federal funding or assistance for the wall by a good 1 ½ feet. Doing so will leave the water in the tank through Wednes-
explaining that the corals were relocated to the small, local facility. make is easier to clean the tank and arrange day and empty it on Thursday. If the tank
a second-floor tank, away from the pub- the various pieces. Volunteers, too, will be passes the test, they’ll be able to secure the
lic, while the staff works to keep the corals Currently, the tank is drained and just the inside the dry tank, sanding out the scratch- internal reef structure and plumbing start-
happy. The lighting on the second floor is plumbing and structure remain. It’s given es and hazing on the tank walls. They’ll also ing Friday, and finish polishing the inside
different from what the corals were accus- Hoffman the opportunity to rethink the de- polish the outside of the walls; the tank will of the aquarium’s windows. Rebuilding the
tomed to in their larger tank, according to sign and layout of the 16-year-old tank. look brand new once done. tank is expected to start next week.
Hoffman, which has led some corals to get
the equivalent of “sunburn.” The center structure – the skeleton, if On Tuesday, the St. Lucie County Fire Hoffman had hoped to get the reef ex-
you will – was “very problematic,” Hoffman hibit open by end of February but it’s look-
While staff monitors the corals, sea ur- ing like March instead. That gives residents
chins and anemones, the large fish that a little more time to head out to the aquar-
once were in the coral reef tank have been ium and get a glimpse of what it takes to
rehomed. build a reef.

Several, including a parrotfish and a St. Lucie County Aquarium hours are
queen angel, went to the Florida Oceano- Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
graphic Society. The parrotfish wasn’t the and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission
species Hoffman had been told it was – in- is $4 for adults and $3 for children and se-
stead of staying small, it was one of two spe- niors (age 55+). Children ages 3 and under
cies from the Atlantic that gets 3 feet long. are free. Aquarium memberships are avail-
able starting at $15. The Smithsonian Exhib-
As for the queen angel, Hoffman said it it is located in the St. Lucie County Aquarium
had become his friend, recognizing him at 420 Seaway Drive on South Hutchinson
whenever he approached the tank. And as Island in Fort Pierce.
hard as it would have been to say goodbye
to the fish, it had gotten older and larger and The Smithsonian Marine Station has
had started feeding on the soft corals, and teamed with St. Lucie County and other
Hoffman finally cut the tie. community partners to create this unique
educational facility. For more information,
Hoffman was able to get a company to visit www.sms.si.edu. 
come out and patch the hole in the tank.

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PHOTOS: MITCH KLOORFAIN

FIERCE COMPETITION Sports action is in full swing at area high
schools. At left, Treasure Coast High School’s
Reggie Prevalon drives past Chris Peterson of
Vero Beach High School during the District 8-9A finals at Treasure Coast High last Friday. The Titans coasted to an
82-60 victory and moved on to regional play beginning Feb. 22. Above, Centennial High School’s Nicole Hauck slaps
a ball down the third-base line during the softball season-opener against Port St. Lucie High School last Monday.
The Centennial Eagles won the opening game, 9-3, and have since split two more tilts. 

MY TAKE “I’m sure there are some Mets fans here, that the community has gotten past the and travel around the state.
but, other than that, I don’t know anyone pain of losing the Dodgers and moved on. “But I have no idea how many people
CONTINUED FROM PAGE A1 who goes down there on a regular basis.”
“Life went on,” Vincent said. “A lot of from Vero come to our games,” he added.
Mets once a week and I usually take guys Fay Vincent, the former baseball the people who went to see the Dodgers “I do see the occasional Los Angeles
with me, but I don’t see a lot of people commissioner who lives at John’s Island were 65 and 75 years old when they left. Dodgers T-shirt, even a couple of faded
from here at the games,” said McCarthy, agreed with McCarthy, saying he doubts Ten years later, a good number of them Vero Beach Dodgers hats now and then,
an island resident and owner of Bobby’s, that many baseball fans in Vero – other aren’t here anymore.” so I know we’re getting at least a few of
the Vero Beach restaurant and lounge fre- than Mets fans, of course – make the trip those folks.”
quented by the Dodgers’ players, coaches to Port St. Lucie more than once or twice “We don’t do demographic studies on
and media types for more than 20 years a spring. who buys our tickets,” said Paul Taglieri, Probably not many, though.
before the team moved west. the Mets’ executive director of minor It was 10 years ago next month – on
“It’s still a pretty good drive from here,” league facilities. “Obviously, a large share St. Patrick’s Day 2008 – that the Dodgers’
“I don’t get calls – ‘Hey, Bobby, can you Vincent said. of our crowds are people visiting from the buses pulled away from Vero Beach for
get us tickets?’ – the way I used to when Northeast, especially the New York area. the last time, moving their spring-training
the Dodgers were here,” he continued. He said he still misses the festive six- We also get a lot of baseball fans who headquarters to the Phoenix suburb of
week celebration of spring training in Vero come to Florida on spring-training trips
Beach, which brought the town alive, but CONTINUED ON PAGE A8



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CONTINUED FROM PAGE A4 transformed into an all-sports training
facility – said the nostalgic complex

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Last year, the Washington Nation- year,” Callan said. “They’re on their way

als transplanted their spring-training to spring training down south, they see

operations from Viera to a glitzy new the Vero Beach exit sign on I-95 and they

complex in West Palm Beach, where they decide to stop by because of the history of

share facilities with the world-champion the place. Some of them, particularly the

Houston Astros, who relocated their camp ones who’ve never been here, say it’s like a

from Kissimmee. pilgrimage for them.

FERNHILL MEMORIAL GARDENS The moves by the Nation-
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the I-95 corridor – a geo-
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You name it ... the inaugural PSL Block Party had it!

BY DEBBIE CARSON | Staff Writer Carmen Capezzuto, director of

[email protected] the city’s Neighborhood Services Envelope please ...

It might not seem like much – Department, said the block party The old neighborhood name, fol-
lowed by its new name:
a neighborhood with a sign at its exceeded his own expectations.
Abingdon Lakes – Hidden Oaks
main entrance. But those living in “Everybody’s happy and getting Alcantarra North – Gatlin Pines

17 neighborhoods throughout the connected,” he said. Citrus Park – Crane Landing
East Bayshore – Bayshore Heights
City of Port St. Lucie didn’t even Along with finding out what Floresta North – Floresta Pointe
Floresta South –Floresta Gardens
have that. their neighborhood would be Green River – Sandhill Crossing

The original developer of Port called, residents bounced from Monterrey – Palm Trails
Northport – Northport Village
St. Lucie built much of the city booth to booth picking up flyers Openview Park – Rosser Reserve

without giving the various areas and other information from the Ridgecrest – Becker Ridge

any names. They were given sec- various departments within the Not all neighborhoods changed
names; some voted to make official
tion numbers instead. city.
their previously unofficial name.
Now, thanks to a city initiative, The Big Red Bus was also at the Those who opted to keep their

many of those neighborhoods event, eager to collect blood do- names are as follows:

have a new name – chosen by nations from those willing to help. Lyngate
Morningside
their residents – and thus a new Port St. Lucie’s own police depart-
Riverview
source of community pride. At the ment and SWAT team were there, Swan Park
Tulip Park
inaugural NICE Block Party last as were representatives from the Whispering Pines.

week on the grounds of City Hall, city’s Parks and Recreation, Utili-

cheers erupted from the crowd as ties and PublicWorks departments.

each community’s name was an- The Health Department of St.

nounced. Lucie County, various healthy

“We’re just getting started!” Jenny Tomes, project coordinator for the city of Port St. Lucie, hands out a keepsake aging agencies, and the Treasure
Mayor Gregory Oravec announced flashlight to Alexander O’Sullivan, 3, at the NICE Block Party. Coast Food Bank vied for atten-
PHOTO: MITCH KLOORFAIN

to the gathering. Next year, the city tion, as well.

hopes to work with members of each com- learn more about the behind-the-scenes The goal of the block party was to get

munity to throw their own block parties. work the city does for its residents. residents connected – among themselves

“I think it’s awesome,” said Mari Miranda Peter Wicinski agreed, adding, “It’s a good with their newly identified neighborhoods,

of the block party, noting that it was a great way to network.” That, and the food and en- and with their city. “This is the foundation,”

way to bring the community together and tertainment were good. Capezzuto said. 

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SECURITY AT SCHOOLS was one such alleged wannabe, ac- Mascara said that when he was

CONTINUED FROM PAGE A1 cording to Port St. Lucie police. The first elected 18 years ago, one of his

tips locally. “Call 911. The proper authorities boy allegedly posted a threatening first projects was to craft an emer-
will respond,” he said. It’s one lesson already
learned following the deaths of 17 people message on social media. His post gency response plan for each school.
and the injuries of 12 others in Parkland.
Other lessons are sure to be discovered in the echoed the circumstances of the Looking at the blueprints, the Sher-
After Action Report – a report filed after an
incident such as this that is shared among 19-year-old in Parkland. iff’s Office mapped out where the
law enforcement, first responders and other
stakeholders. The teen was arrested Friday, various staging areas would be;

“We continue to train non-stop,” Mas- Feb. 16, and has been charged with where parents could reunite with
cara said. After every active shooter in-
cident, they review and see what can be written threats to kill or do bodily students, the medical triage loca-
tweaked within their plans. “We learn new
things” in order to be ready, if, “God forbid, injury. He was taken to the St. Lucie tion, even where media would be
it happens here.”
Regional Juvenile Detention Center. allowed. Each year, the agency re-
In light of the Parkland shooter’s use of
a fire alarm to initiate his attack, Mascara All too often after these types of Security on site after the Parkland shooting. views the plan and the blueprints,
said law enforcement and schools will be tragedies, social media fills up with and makes adjustments as needed.
discussing how to determine if a fire alarm posts of threats – be they in the form PHOTO COURTESY WASHINGTON POST
is genuine or a ruse. Mascara said they just completed

The Parkland shooting happened of photos depicting guns, or comments. schools throughout the county. They are that task in January.
Wednesday, Feb. 14. Last Thursday and Fri-
day, the Sheriff’s Office was out in full force Frequently, the poster claims it was all just known as School Resource Deputies. Still, for all the planning and training,
at each of the schools – doubling or tripling
security. a joke. But it’s no joking matter. The Sheriff’s Office budget for SRDs is perhaps the best-case scenario is the one

It wasn’t so much out of fear that an attack Padrick said the poster might find it to be nearly $3.5 million, yet is not enough to ful- that prevents an active shooter situation.
would happen, but more as a deterrent for
those who might fancy themselves a copycat a joke – and maybe it is – but it’s no longer ly equip every school, according to Sheriff Mascara reiterated the need for all residents
and as a way to steady the nerves of parents
whose children would be at the schools. funny when someone else looks at it differ- Mascara. – parents, students, school staff, members

A 14-year-old boy suspended from ently and reports it. “To me, that’s a problem,” he said. Still, of the greater public – to be vigilant in their
Southport Middle School in Port St. Lucie
“We always investigate,” she said. those schools without a full-time deputy social media consumption.

Not only do law-enforcement agencies have the benefit of a “roaming deputy” who If something doesn’t seem right – report it.

and the School District practice their secu- splits time among different campuses. The FBI will be reviewing its protocols

rity plans, but individual schools do as well The School District kicks in about and procedures following its failure to ad-

– at all grade levels, including kindergarten. $400,000 to the SRD budget. The coun- dress the concerns raised regarding the

Padrick said each school goes through ty makes up the rest, Mascara said, add- Parkland shooter. The agency has admitted

two Code Red trainings each year and, so ing that he remains grateful to the Coun- that it failed in its handling of the tips. The

far, all have completed at least one. ty Commission for always approving the Sheriff’s Office is on stand-by, ready to in-

Like a fire drill, the students are led funds for the School Resource Deputies. vestigate any and all tips.

through what to expect and what to do, at The school deputies are the first line of

an age-appropriate level. Staff members defense. They also establish rapport with Padrick added that those who wish to file

are assigned certain responsibilities and students. They teach the NOPE – Narcotic a report but remain anonymous can do so

older students are taught how to respond. Overdose Prevention Education – program. by calling Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers,

On a day-to-day basis, deputies from They roam the halls, observe lunch time, and which can be reached by calling 800-273-

the Sheriff’s Office are stationed at various assist during student pick-up and drop-off. 8477. 

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Specials stuck with me.” America.
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take baseball.” He’d go on to play soccer at Mitchell Col- took the name not long afterwards. It last-
lege in New London, Conn. Then he got in ed about 50 years. Another took the name
So says Wolfgang “Wolfie” Woischke, a couple years of playing pro. about five years ago.
and the St. Lucie West resident’s thoughts
on the popularity of soccer carry a lot of “I played for the Connecticut Yankees,” Woischke enjoyed playing professional
weight. Woischke said. soccer, but said he felt a bit guilty he wasn’t
using his college degree. Plus, he had a fu-
Four soccer halls of fame, including That team was part of the defunct ture to think of.
the Connecticut and New England Soccer American Soccer League. A few organiza-
Hall of Fame, have inducted Woischke. He “In those days, playing professional
played semi-professionally and profes- Wolfgang Woischke soccer, the salaries were ridiculously low,”
sionally in the U.S. and Germany, includ- is inducted into the Woischke said.
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pany needed a representative in Germany, rectors for selling the tickets for the World day, Woischke said there are games worth However, he thinks as soccer increases
so Woischke took the job. Cup,” Woischke said. watching.
in attendance and there’s more money to
“I became the European manager for That was the 2006 FIFA World Cup, “We have a very good soccer league in be made in the States, top players will start
this company and held the position for which was in Germany that year. Woischke the United States,” he said. “They’re doing staying on this side of the Atlantic.
quite a long time,” he said. was responsible for helping generate about well and are financially stable.”
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While back in Germany, he played it again in my lifetime,” he said. Still, he said the nation exports a lot of played forward line,” he said. “The older
semi-professional soccer. That led to a ca- talent. I got, I was moved to mid-field. I never
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BY JAE BERMAN | The Washington Post as important. In a process known as the tion Survey. On the other hand, it’s estimat- a snack of yogurt topped with sliced banana
sodium potassium pump, the body moves ed that 90.7 percent are eating more than and dried apricots instead of a bag of salted
High blood pressure has received a good sodium out of the cell and potassium into 2,300 mg of sodium per day, which is the nuts or crackers. Eat a baked or roasted po-
amount of press in recent months. New the cell. This “pump,” the moving back and Institute of Medicine’s tolerable upper limit tato rather than salty French fries or potato
guidelines have lowered the definition of forth of these two electrolytes, is an essen- level. Many people don’t know that one tea- chips. Drink a cup of coconut water or car-
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instead of 140/90. In addition, the DASH critical role in nerve conduction, fluid, acid of sodium. It’s easy to sprinkle a teaspoon
diet, Dietary Approaches to Stop Hyperten- and base balance, and energy production of salt over food without realizing it. This Focusing on incorporating high potassi-
sion, a well-studied, evidence-based plan, imbalance is what’s affecting the health of um foods in a daily eating plan, while de-
continues to be effective decades after its An imbalance starts to occur because so many. creasing overall sodium intake can improve
first release. many diets are typically much higher in this important balance between these two
sodium than potassium, which causes an The most obvious difference between key nutrients. Below is a list of foods that
High blood pressure relates to the qual- inefficiency in our system. Ideally these foods that are high in potassium and foods have potassium to get started.
ity of the arteries and veins that transport two electrolytes work hand in hand, but we that are high in sodium is potassium sourc-
blood through our body, and to overall car- overload ourselves with sodium and don’t es are whole foods, often found in fruits and ● Avocado.
diovascular health. Having normal blood balance it with potassium. vegetables, while sodium-rich sources are  Winter squash such as acorn squash
pressure is critical to quality of life. Think of often in packaged foods. or butternut squash.
traffic on a freeway. If a city has bumper-to- Adequate intake for potassium is 4,700  Greens such as spinach and Swiss
bumper traffic, the entire system works in- mg per day, but less than 2 percent of While focusing on adding potassium chard.
efficiently. Healthy vasculature and normal Americans achieve that, according to the to your diet, consider eating more whole  Potatoes with the skin such as yams
blood pressure means traffic is smooth with National Health and Nutrition Examina- foods rather than the packaged version. Try and Idaho potatoes.
no stops.  Fish such as salmon and sardines.
● Dried fruits such as apricots and
People usually associate a heart-healthy prunes.
diet with eating less sodium, or salt. Then ● Beverages such as coconut water and
they taste low-sodium foods and quickly carrot juice.
give up because of their blandness. But why ● Legumes such as white beans, lima
not flip the perspective and consider eating beans and black beans.
more potassium, rather than only focusing  Fruits such as banana and grapefruit.
on avoiding salt? Potassium can be a secret  Vegetables such as beets and broccoli.
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managing blood pressure and improving moving and no traffic.
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kids doing homework at the table. The mas- Verano. It is more like a resort than a club- AFFORDABLE
ter bedroom, a generous 16-by-15-8, leads to house and has indoor and outdoor pools, FLOORING
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There is an additional bath and a half bath
for guests. The two bedrooms could easily For Elise Danielian, agent for Lang Realty, Starting @ Installed
be for kids or guests, or could be an office or the house is, well, gorgeous.
exercise room, although Club Talavera, the Made in the U.S.A. $329sq. ft. Installed
clubhouse for PGA Verano, has that covered. “This home is located in prestigious Ve- w/premium
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Outside, there is an extended lanai and view lot. It features the Alessa floor plan and
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FEATURES FOR 10759 SW VISCONTI WAY
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Neighborhood: PGA Verano & Rip out of Old Carpet
Year built: 2013 • Construction: CBS • Size: 2,016 sq. ft.
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Total square footage: 3,176 sq. ft. Remodeling Home
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Listing brokerage: Lang Realty
Listing agent: Elise Danielian, 772-418-2992

Listing price: $409,000

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TRADITION AND ST. LUCIE WEST REAL ESTATE SALES

TOP SALES OF THE WEEK

Activity picked up last week on the real estate market in Port St. Lucie as 15 single-family resi-
dences and lots changed hands from Feb. 12-16 (some shown below).
The top sale of the week was the house at 12054 SW Bayberry Avenue. First listed in November
for $399,000, this 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 2,141-square-foot residence sold for $388,000 on
Feb. 14.
The week’s next-best sale was the home at 617 SW Barbuda Bay. Originally listed in October for
$379,000, the 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom, 3,321-square-foot house fetched $354,240 on Feb. 15.

SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCES AND LOTS
ORIGINAL SELLING
PRICE
TOWN ADDRESS LISTED ASKING PRICE SOLD
$388,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 12054 SW BAYBERRY AVENUE 11/27/2017 $399,000 2/14/2018 $354,240
PORT SAINT LUCIE 617 SW BARBUDA BAY 10/11/2017 $379,000 2/15/2018 $287,850
PORT SAINT LUCIE 469 SW ROSEWOOD COVE 12/22/2017 $299,888 2/15/2018 $287,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 11409 SW ROCKINGHAM DRIVE 11/9/2017 $292,900 2/16/2018 $284,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 7347 MARSH TERRACE 11/19/2017 $299,000 2/15/2018 $275,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 11372 SW NORTHLAND DRIVE 5/18/2017 $289,900 2/15/2018 $267,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 5928 NW FOUST CIRCLE 9/6/2017 $274,900 2/15/2018 $250,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 8312 BELFRY PLACE 7/21/2017 $279,000 2/15/2018 $237,888
PORT SAINT LUCIE 554 SW NEW CASTLE COVE 12/20/2017 $239,888 2/15/2018 $219,900
PORT SAINT LUCIE 813 SW ROCKY BAYOU 12/4/2017 $223,900 2/16/2018 $199,900
PORT SAINT LUCIE 1631 SW SALVATIERRA BOULEVARD 11/20/2017 $230,000 2/15/2018 $193,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 9223 WENTWORTH LANE 11/27/2017 $208,999 2/15/2018 $158,000
PORT SAINT LUCIE 335 NW TUSCANY WAY 10/30/2017 $164,900 2/14/2018

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HERE ARE SOME OF THE TOP RECENT TRADITION AND ST. LUCIE WEST REAL ESTATE SALES

617 SW Barbuda Bay, Port Saint Lucie 469 SW Rosewood Cove, Port Saint Lucie

Listing Date: 10/11/2017 Listing Date: 12/22/2017
Original Price: $379,000 Original Price: $299,888
Sold: 2/15/2018 Sold: 2/15/2018
Selling Price: $354,240 Selling Price: $287,850
Listing Agent: William Eggeling Listing Agent: William Eggeling

Selling Agent: RE/MAX 100 Riverside Inc Selling Agent: RE/MAX 100 Riverside Inc

Oscar Trujillo Jenny Massey-Lewis

Keller Williams Realty Keller Williams Realty

11409 SW Rockingham Drive, Port Saint Lucie 7347 Marsh Terrace, Port Saint Lucie

Listing Date: 11/9/2017 Listing Date: 11/19/2017
Original Price: $292,900 Original Price: $299,000
Sold: 2/16/2018 Sold: 2/15/2018
Selling Price: $287,000 Selling Price: $284,000
Listing Agent: Vickie Smith Listing Agent: Maria Marker

Selling Agent: Bowen Realty, Inc. Selling Agent: Lang Realty

Melissa Mister Moira Feely-Rekus

RE/MAX of Stuart Lang Realty

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All dimensions, features, specifications and square footages are approximate and subject to change without notice. Maps, plans, landscaping and elevation All dimensions, features, specifications and square footages are approximate and subject to change without notice. Maps, plans, landscaping and elevation
renderings are artist’s conceptions, are not to scale, and may not accurately depict the homes or lots as they are built. renderings are artist’s conceptions, are not to scale, and may not accurately depict the homes or lots as they are built.

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BEAUTIFUL POOL A TRUE GEM OF IMPRESSIVE POOL
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RX-10380631 11779 SW Aventino Dr. RX-10403258 9125 Short Chip Circle

PGA VERANO $284,900 PGA VILLAGE $359,000 PALM CITY $1,100,000

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BY SAMANTHA BAITA | Staff Writer debut last weekend, and one of the highlights was Friday night’s
soiree at which Matteo Bocelli, above, son of acclaimed Italian
1 Keeping the musical nos- singer/songwriter Andrea Bocelli, accompanied by (among
talgia going, this time with others) violinist Anastasiya Petryshak and vocalist Jessica
the man himself, Sunrise Theatre Brando, provided the musical entertainment. Bocelli wooed the
presents “An Evening with Neil audience with love songs in English and his native tongue as
Sedaka” live on stage this Satur- gourmands nibbled on an assortment of delectable bites. 
day, Feb. 24. Singer. Songwriter.
Composer. Pianist. Author. Over
a 60-year career Sedaka has done
it all, and remains a relevant mu-
sical force. Sedaka’s songs have
provided the soundtrack to many
of the special moment in our
lives: “Calendar Girl,” “Breaking
Up Is Hard To Do,” or what about
“Laughter in the Rain.” Says Wiki-
pedia: the son of a Brooklyn taxi
driver, Sedaka grew up in Brigh-
ton Beach and, in second grade,
began taking piano lessons on
a second-hand instrument his
mother worked a part-time job
for six months to purchase. He
studied at Julliard on scholarship
and, at 13, he was introduced to
a neighbor’s son, Howard Green-
field. The two formed a friendship
and a creative team that would
last for decades. Beginning his
music career in 1957, Sedaka be-
came one of the ’50s’ first teen
idols. He’s sold millions of records

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COLIN QUINN: A COMIC’S FUNNY LIFE, INTERRUPTED

BY SHELLEY KOPPEL | Staff Writer all the annoying behaviors and what
[email protected]
Comedian Colin Quinn, I’d like to do to them. I’d like to bring
scheduled to bring his stand-up There’s one in every crowd. When come-
show “One in Every Crowd” to dian Colin Quinn answered the phone and back the stockades. I have lists of
Stuart’s Lyric Theatre on Feb. I introduced myself, he said “The St. Lucie
23, is postponing and will be Voice did a damning story about me last punishments for whatever part of the
rescheduling his show following week and I’m not talking!” I was taken aback
a heart attack last week. Fortu- and he started to say it was a joke. anatomy they use (to annoy). Getting
nately, according to the Lyric,
Quinn’s “prognosis is excellent “What I’m thinking is that it couldn’t have rid of the Code of Hammurabi was
and he’s receiving fantastic happened because I would have written it,”
treatment.” I said. “I haven’t. I’m doing it next week.” He one of the worse things we’ve ever
laughed and we were off to the races.
In a statement Quinn said: done.” (You may have to look that one
“I’ve had a health scare in the Colin Quinn calls his one-man show
form of a heart attack. My heart “One in Every Crowd.” In a phone interview up.)
goes out to all the people who where I eventually retook some semblance
bought tickets to my show. of control, we talked about his career in As you may have gathered, Quinn is
Literally. My heart went out. I stand-up, theater and television.
know you people are still mad not a fan of political correctness and
that I postponed the show even Quinn has made his name in a variety of
though I had a heart attack. I felt media. He anchored weekend update on he’s not even sure he’s a fan of democ-
the same way when I bought Lou “Saturday Night Live”; hosted Comedy Cen-
Reed tickets last year. I will re- tral’s “Remote Control”; played Amy Schum- Colin Quinn. racy.
schedule once you tell me which er’s father in the film “Trainwreck”; and per- “I think (I’d prefer) a nice, benign
weekends are best for you.” formed off-Broadway in “Colin Quinn: The PHOTO COURTESY OF PAM LOSHAK
New York Story,” directed by Jerry Seinfeld. dictatorship,” he said. “I’d like to be
St. Lucie Voice columnist His show “Long Story Short” was nominated
Shelley Koppel recently inter- for a Drama Desk Award. “I was always a funny guy,” he said. “In in charge. I’ve put in my hours, I’m the one
viewed Quinn, prior to his health
setback. The comedian grew up in the Park Slope school, I’d start things and make everybody person who could make the country the
section of Brooklyn and attended the State
Her story follows.  University of New York at Stony Brook. It was laugh in class. I was always funny. For fun- way it’s supposed to be.”
a pretty conventional upbringing that didn’t
foretell his career. ny people, it’s just the way they are. People And how is that?

in comedy come from a hundred different Quinn was short on details.

places but they all have this mentality that “There are so many layers,” he said.

the way they see things is a little unique. You “Where to begin?”

can teach someone funny to be a comedian, He does have an answer to the problem

but a lot of funny people are not comedians of race relations in the country.

and a lot of people are not funny.” “To solve race relations, we have to blind

For “One in Every Crowd,” Quinn brings everyone,” he said. “No one could see what

to life that annoying person who is found in color anyone is. Eyesight is the one cause of

every office, school or social gathering. judging people by their skin color. We could

“It’s the one toxic person who ruins it blindfold them for the first 30 years.”

for everyone,” he said. “They have to make Quinn’s solutions to the problems of

it negative and uncomfortable. I point out CONTINUED ON PAGE B10

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Navarro show’s ‘Mucho’ ado about something special

BY SHELLEY KOPPEL | Staff Writer how long it took until I got back for the second lesson.

[email protected] He knew I knew my stuff. He trusted me. One day, I

Robert Navarro’s joy is so infectious that you just said I loved arranging and he sat down with me. He

know that he is a great music teacher as well as per- was old school and did stuff no one was studying at

former. The Grammy-winning arranger, producer, pi- that time. I had to study with people of that era.”

anist and teacher lives in Port St. Lucie, but his roots For his show at the Lyric, Navarro has been doing

go back to New York, where he has a bachelor of fine his research. The show plays tribute to Israel “Cachao”

arts degree from City College and an MA from NYU. Lopez, a bass player and composer who came up with

He studied privately with jazz great Jaki Byrd, and his the mambo style.

classical studies focused on the repertoire of Liszt. “It’s not just mambo,” Navarro said of his con-

Navarro brings his show, “Mucho Mambo,” to Stu- cert. “It’s gospel with a little jazz, classical with a lit-

art’s Lyric Theatre March 10 and he spoke recently tle mambo, jazz, cha-cha and Italian mambo. I’m so

about his work and life on the Treasure Coast. amazed at all the music happening during the mam-

“I met my wife in the 1990s and she asked if I’d con- bo era. That’s what this concert is all about. It’s a lot of

sider moving to Florida,” Navarro said. “We came on fun. They always dance in the aisles.”

vacation in 1997 and ended up with a house. We were Navarro first came to the Lyric several years ago,

living in Miami, and one day I told my wife I didn’t when Tito Puente Jr. was playing.

want to be in Miami. I went up to Orlando and didn’t Robert Navarro brings “Mucho Mambo” to the Lyric March 10. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE LYRIC THEATRE “His piano player couldn’t do it and they called

like it, and as I was coming down on the Turnpike, I me,” he said. “I loved it, I loved the crowd. That’s how

called an artist I’d mixed a record for in Port St. Lucie. I wanted to give our daughters a better life. The Lord pro- I met Kia (Fontaine, now the Lyric’s executive director).

asked him how it was and he said to check it out. I exited vided. I love the Treasure Coast. My wife is doing a doc- She suggested a concert for 2017, but I said it was too

at 142, started looking around and saw bicycles on a path. torate and I teach privately and give concerts. I do a lot of soon. It has to be planned. I said, ‘Why not 2018?’”

I thought, ‘This is nice.’” production work for independent artists.” Navarro did most of the arrangements for the concert

Navarro’s wife was less than thrilled. Achieving what he has was not easy for Navarro. and he and his 14 musicians, including brass, percussion

“She said ‘Are you crazy?” he remembered. “I said that “Jaki Byrd was my mentor and he was so difficult,” he and vocals, will give the audience a show.

I had to build a recording studio and it was too crowded said. “It took me two hours on the A train to get to him. “The emphasis is about producing the repertoire with

and hard to do in Miami. She has a master’s in social work He’d give me a piece and tell me to study it in all 12 keys a modern sound,” he said. “It’s like going back to the fu-

and she got a job right away.” and not to come back until I was ready.” ture. The audience will have a heckuva good time.”

Navarro began building his studio, attending the local It took 30 days to complete the lesson, but Navarro was Robert Navarro presents “Mucho Mambo” at the Lyric

church and getting students. determined to study with a man he considered a giant. Theatre, 59 SW Flagler Ave., Stuart, March 10. Call 772-

“We were looking for a Christian life,” he said. “We “He saw my potential,” Navarro said. “He didn’t care 286-7827 or visit www.lyrictheatre.com. 

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tenor transcend his long career,” and you’ll monies is Larry Freedman, another Philly
CONTINUED FROM PAGE B1 feet. Show time is 7 p.m. Tickets are $37. get to hear both Young’s Crazy Horse sound band veteran. He owns a recording studio
and the pedal-pounding country-rock of and has played back-up for Daryl Hall and
as an artist and written or co-written over 3 If the electric rock and steel-centic the band he joined in 1969, Crosby, Stills many others. Marty Cohl’s soulful coun-
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Your Heart,” “Southern Man,” and others, player,” true to the original, but putting his to these classic tunes.” So look forward to
2 Who hasn’t cranked up the car ra- join the crowd at Vero Beach’s Emerson own stamp on the music with “incendiary faithfully delivered Neil Young classics, as
dio and sung along with “Bohemian Center Thursday, Feb. 1, for “Broken Arrow playing and some cool segues and arrange- well as Broken Arrow’s occasional “jam-
Rhapsody?” Surely I’m not the only one. – A Tribute to Neil Young.” Broken Arrow ments.” Danny Gold (bass, vocals) has been ming excursions and tastefully tweakage.”
There’ll be a chance to enjoy that one and remains faithful to the music of the Cana- a back-up artist on Philly’s live music scene Come early and grab a drink and appetizers
many other “Queen” hits, live on stage, dian singer-songwriter, producer, direc- since the ’80s. He owns a guitar shop and from Emerson’s café. Show time is 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 28, when “Queen Nation” tor, screenwriter, of whom Wikipedia says,
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BY MICHELLE GENZ | Staff Writer BALLERINA SCHWEITZER
CAN’T RESIST LURE
Ballet has taken Katerina Schweitzer OF HOMETOWN
away from home for much of her young
life, including spending her high school Katerina Schweitzer, far right, with fellow dancers.
years training in New York with Gelsey
Kirkland. Now 18 and dancing with Ballet ily, they decided she would accept. “I had commute into Tribeca from her paternal munity Center. She is making friends,
Nebraska, she returned to Vero Beach last to pack up my life and move,” she says. grandmother’s home on Staten Island. Af- cooking a lot, and dating someone; they
Friday to perform at the Vero Beach Mu- ter a full day of dance classes, she would and another couple just got a puppy to-
seum of Art. Two years later, in 2016 she was invit- get home and start studying, taking on- gether.
ed to dance in the premiere of “Stealing line dual enrollment high school and col-
Schweitzer appeared as part of Nebras- Time,” choreographed by Chernov and lege classes. Saturdays were often spent Best of all, Ballet Nebraska has taken
ka’s sister company, Ballet Vero Beach. the focus of a New York Times feature arti- taking exams at a central testing center. her in like family. “I love the environment.
And watching from the wings – such cle on the couple. Everyone is very genuinely nice here. And
as they are, in the museum’s intimate Six months into her stay, life in Omaha there’s so much joy when we’re dancing.
Leonhardt Auditorium – were two of her “He was working on that ballet for four is far more relaxed than in New York. “I It’s not very competitive and I like that,”
childhood instructors: Adam Schnell and years – longer than I had been there. It was ready to leave,” she says. “The com- she says.
Camilo Rodriguez, artistic director and was an honor to be in the performance mute had worn me down, I was tired and
ballet master of Ballet Vero Beach. because it was mostly the company and stressed out. It was a lot of late nights and And coming home to Vero is a real treat,
people in the top level of the school,” she I never had a resting period.” she says. “It’s been such a great place to
Both were there last February when says. “It was amazing to work with the come back to,” she says. “I wasn’t able to
Schweitzer flew to Omaha to audition company and to work with him, watching Now, Ballet Nebraska’s rehearsal studio appreciate it when I was younger. I was
with the company. The move came after a him teach us this choreography that came is within walking distance of her apart- always traveling for ballet.”
year of “cattle call” auditions in New York, from his mind. It was brilliant.” ment, which looks out over a golf course –
where companies gather to watch some these days, covered in snow. Three days a Katerina was still at Beachland Ele-
300 dancers at every audition, she says. Thrilling though it was, living in New week, she teaches ballet at a Jewish Com- mentary when she started commuting to
“There are so many cuts,” she says. “The York was difficult; it included a long
chances of being seen were extremely CONTINUED ON PAGE B8
slim.”

Accepted as a trainee at Nebraska,
she joins a growing number of aspiring
dancers whose talent and training have
led them to the threshold of profession-
al companies. With more dancers than
openings these days, becoming a trainee
lets dancers perform in lesser roles while
gaining the polish, expressiveness and
acting skills needed for more prominent
roles.

Schweitzer has a significant leg up on
those skills. Mime, acting and music were
all supplemental courses at the Gelsey
Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet,
which the famed Balanchine ballerina
formed in 2010 with husband Michael
Chernov. There, Katerina studied the Va-
ganova method, a Russian-based style
taught at the Kirov Ballet. It is the same
method Schweitzer studied in Florida at
Melbourne’s Space Coast Ballet and later,
in Miami.

At 14, she auditioned for a spot in Kirk-
land’s summer program. While there, she
was accepted into the full year’s program.
On the drive back to Florida with her fam-

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ing with them there, the travel became
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and I’d do my homework in the car. I’d ent with Katerina is that she would make
dance until 7 o’clock at night.” it as a professional,” says Schnell, who cast
Schweitzer as a Snowflake in his new “Nut-
That travel time with her “ballet dad” as cracker on the Indian River” in December.
she calls her father, Larry Schweitzer, be-
came a defining element of her childhood. “Some kids you aren’t sure about, but
At the same time her mother, Tara, lent her just looking at Katerina, you just knew. She
100 percent support. She too pursued a ca- dances with every cell in her body and has
reer in dance, a former Rockette now teach- always had the ability to make even the
ing dance at Riverside Theatre. Tara Sch- most pedestrian movements look amazing.”
weitzer clearly passed on her genes to her
daughter, as did Katerina’s grandmother; As for Friday’s performance, it was a
she owned a dance studio on Staten Island. smashing success. “The performance was
great,” says Schnell. “Rave reviews and at
Larry, who has known Tara since high the end of the show once the last piece was
school, may have already had appreciation finished, the audience started applauding
of dance through his wife. until the dancers reappeared for another
bow. Pretty awesome stuff.
But in watching young Katerina’s inten-
sive training, the surfer and mixed martial “Katerina is not scheduled down here for
artist developed a real love for ballet, his our season finale, but will be dancing with
daughter says. both companies again next season.”

“He studied it a lot while I was growing “The show went great,” says Schweitzer,
up so he could help me with the mentali- calling it “an honor” to have performed the
ty,” she says. “He loved how disciplined you premiere of the work choreographed by her
had to be.” fellow company dancer, Chloe Watson.

At first, the commutes to Melbourne And there was another element that may
were three days a week, then four, more have enhanced her performance.
when she started performing in Space
Coast’s “The Nutcracker,” which rehearsed “Knowing my parents and brother were
on Sundays. When the studio’s owners in the audience helped make my smile ra-
diate straight from my heart,” she says. 

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Sweet tale will endear you to A.C.T.’s ‘Last Romance’ COLIN QUINN

CONTINUED FROM PAGE B2

BY SHELLEY KOPPEL | Staff Writer I don’t have a lot of younger actors the world often border on the extreme,
although many of the comedians he re-
[email protected] that can do the parts that draw in the members as a child were not. While he was
shaped by George Carlin and Richard Pry-
They say that love is better the sec- audience. It’s a sweet story. It’s about or, as were most of the comedians of his
generation, he loved watching television
ond time around. They say a lot of loneliness and finding a way not to be roasts and a show called “Copy Cats” that
had rotating comics.
things and I don’t know if that is true. alone. They are very endearing char-
“They had Frank Gorshin and Marilyn
Ralph Bellini, the main character in acters. There are snippets of operatic Michaels doing Barbra Streisand,” he said.
“I thought she sounded just like her. There
Joe DiPietro’s comedy “The Last Ro- arias, like a sort of Greek chorus. He was Phyllis Diller and Paul Lynde. I was a lit-
tle kid and didn’t get the inside joke that he
mance,” certainly hopes it’s true. A sings arias that lead to the next scene.” was gay and that his smile was saying, ‘F---
you.’ He was defiant. ‘Get Smart’ had stand-
widower, Ralph decides to give love Baker said that the play is for au- ups who wrote it. It was one of the funniest
shows. When they only had a few shows,
another try. You can find out how diences of any age. “It’s a compelling they were really well-written.”

he does when A.C.T. Studio Theatre story about loneliness and finding Quinn said there are no topic off-limits.
“It’s the way you handle it,” he said. “It’s
presents the play weekends from love,” she said. “It’s a romantic com- almost a challenge if someone says that’s
something you shouldn’t talk about. That’s
March 3-18. edy, but not your typical Neil Simon. everything, today. It’s a mistake to try to be
preachy or slip it by. You have to make it fun-
Gale Baker is directing the show, “The Last Romance,” coming to A.C.T. March 3-18. PHOTO COURTESY OF GALE BAKER It sways off into something sweet. We ny.” And of the current political scene?
“Trump is the gift that keeps on giving
which features Michael Beecher, Ar- have a dog, Zoey, who plays Peaches. but you have to work hard to be original,”
he said.
lette Eulo. Arlene Love, Aidan McDonnell, something about the course of true love We had a contest to choose a dog. She’s a Colin Quinn got the last laugh. After the
interview, I looked at my calendar. The in-
and Zoey as Peaches the Pup. Everybody and we watch the friendship blossom, little Maltese. If you called her Dog, she’d terview was scheduled for the following
day. 
wants billing these days. waiting to see what pitfalls may lie ahead. still love you,”

Baker, a playwright as well as a veteran DiPietro is known for works such as In the end, the play is about love.

director, spoke about the play. “Nice Work if You Can Get It” and “I Love “You can find love anywhere, even in

“It’s about giving romance a chance,” You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” and this the dog park and even if you’re not a dog,”

she said. “Ralph takes a stroll in the after- play has some charming elements as well. Baker said. “It’s a fun play. It’s spring and a

noons and wanders past a dog park and Ralph dreamed of being an opera star, young man or a man who’s young at heart’s

sees the lovely Carol. He becomes enam- and arias, sung by Aidan McDonnell, run fancy turns to …”

ored. It takes a little work on his part to through his head. You know the rest.

warm her up, but she does, much to the Baker is excited about directing a play A.C.T. Studio Theatre, 2399 SE. Oceans

chagrin of his sister, Rose. She takes care of that has strong parts for those who are a Blvd., Stuart, presents Joe Di Pietro’s “The

the widowed Ralph and she sees her pur- little, shall we say, seasoned. Last Romance” weekends from March 3-18.

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Of course, another popular saying is for those over 55,” she said. theatre.com. 

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Bonz says perky pooch is not your average Giuseppe

Hi Dog Buddies! “Woof, that’s some staircase!” I puffed. Dad found On Line. Just Giuseppe.
“I KNOW! At first Dad hadda carry me me an my sister were left,
This week we innerviewed Giuseppe up an down ’em when I hadda go Do My an it was a close one for a PHOTO: BENJAMIN THACKER
Nelson, an 8-month-old Pomeranian, Doodie, which was a lot at first. Now I’m minute. The Kennel Man
black with white rear sox. Giuseppe’s great at the stairs an I don’t hafta Do My wanted to keep me, but NO. Those poop-faced raccoons ate a
one of the liddlest (almost 7 pounds), Doodie as much cuz I’m gettin’ to be a Big the Kennel Lady say NO! hole in our cooler; even worse, they stole
bounciest poocheroos I’ve ever met. And Boy.” Thank Lassie, she won, Mom’s an Dad’s steaks, an even more
CUTE? He’s one of those spunky, bright- Big bein’ a relative term, I thought to so Mom an Dad got me. worse, MY dog biscuits. They even took
eyed, curly-tailed fluff-muffins who take myself. After meeting Giuseppe’s dad, I An Dog! was I lucky! the top off the catchup bottle an slurped
cute to a whole new level: the Creme de got out my notebook. “Can’t wait to hear all the catchup out. So rude!”
la Cute. your story,” I told him. “Indoors, I often sit on
“OK. I’m ready. First off, just so you the back of the couch an “Got any pooch pals?”
He lives at the top of a winding stair- know, being this cute is sometimes a gaze out at the ocean. I “Our neighbor Bob’ pooches are cool. I
case, an his Mom and him came bounc- BURden.” also spend time on the usta play with Lexie, but she went to Dog
ing down it to greet me an my assistant. “How so?” I inquired. balcony, sniffin’ the Heaven. Now there’s just Dexter an Pix-
Well, Giuseppe was bouncing. An twirl- “Well, I look all cuddly and wuddly, an breeze an ponderin’ ie. Me and Dex hang out, but Pixie’s too
ing, an doing liddle dance steps on his I do like snuggles, but you won’t find me stuff. It’s so Zen. But shy. An there’s Cat an Nancy. They’re hu-
back feet. in a Puppy Purse any time soon. I con- when I see other hu- mans, an they always paws their joggin’
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taller than him. I followed at a more con- talked about his life, he munched onna you gonna do?) thusiastic he was about pretty much ev-
servative pace, an only dropped my note- raspberry-colored squeaky ball, (which erything. Except raccoons. By the time I
book once. Giuseppe’s place was Super looked great against his black fur). The “Mom an Dad love got home, the Ginger Pumpkin snack was
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MARATHON OF TREASURE COAST Crossword Page B17 (SPECIAL DELIVERY)
ONE OF MANY FITNESS OPTIONS

BY PATRICK McCALLISTER | Correspondent The marathon launches from Memo-
rial Park, 300 SE Ocean Blvd on Sunday,
People don’t have to be in endurance March 4.
running shape to enjoy the Marathon of the
Treasure Coast. Most marathon runners will arrive at the
finish, which is also at Memorial Park, be-
But the 26.2-mile run – set for Sunday, tween four and six hours later. The fastest
March 4 in Stuart – is just one of the fit- marathon runners finish in about two and
ness festivities that everybody can enjoy. a half hours.
“There’s a broad calendar of events sur-
rounding the marathon,” organizer Fred Details about the marathon and sur-
Fender said. rounding events and registration for them
are at www.treasurecoastmarathon.com. 
For example, “the City of Stuart this year
is a big partner this year,” Fender said. Cheryl
“They’ve taken over the 5K and 10K and
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“On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. is in February 16, 2018 Edition 1 BEAUX 2 EXCEL
the Fitness Expo,” Fender said. 4 THAIS 3 ULYSSES
10 DECAYED 5 HOPED
That’ll be at the Hutchinson Marriott, 11 PIQUE 6 INQUEST
555 NE Ocean Blvd. Two bands will wow the 12 POLES 7 ADOPT
crowd of runners picking up their packets 13 ADDRESS 8 IDEAS
and expo attendees. 15 EASY 9 GEESE
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Fender said many half-marathoners 19 KITTY 16 ATOM
never run 13.1 miles. 22 OMEN 18 OVATION
25 ACADEME 20 INEXACT
“The half marathon is a walker-friendly 27 EASEL 21 WATCH
event,” Fender said. “We keep the course 29 CRIER 23 MEZZO
open for seven hours. You can do that for 30 ZEALOUS 24 CLOSE
fitness to get back on your health regimen. 31 SNARK 26 ERROR
You can walk the entire route of the half 32 STAFF 28 SPOOF
marathon.”
Sudoku Page B16 Sudoku Page B17 Crossword Page B16
Or alternate between walking and run-
ning. There’s also the marathon relay.

“We do a four-person relay,” Fender said.
“Each person can run a portion of the mar-
athon. All four team members get a medal
for running the marathon.”

The Marathon of the Treasure Coast
draws a lot of folks to the area.

“We are celebrating our fifth year,” Fend-
er said. “It gets a little bigger and better
each year. … Last year we had participants
from 40 states and nine countries.”

There were 1,270 runners last year.
“We’re hoping for a few more this year,”
Fender said.
Fender said it’s fun and inspiring just
getting out to watch a marathon. He said
that’s how many started their path to run-
ning marathons.
“More than anything, we want them to
come out and cheer on the runners,” he
said.

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THE WINNING PLAY IS HARD TO HIGHLIGHT NORTH
K3
Doug Larson, a newspaper columnist and editor, wrote, “What some people mistake for WEST K 10 7 EAST
the high cost of living is really the cost of high living.” AJ965 KJ54 84
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This week’s deal was played in a money game with the fairly high stake of 25 cents per A 10 9 7 2
point. What happened in three no-trump after West led his fourth-highest spade? J8 SOUTH 10 9 7 5 4
Q 10 7 2
The auction was straightforward. Yes, North would have preferred a fourth heart for his QJ5
takeout double, but his hand was too strong to pass. Then South’s advance of three no- Q863
trump promised 13-15 points with spades well held. AQ

When the dummy came down, declarer saw 26 points between his hand and the Dealer: West; Vulnerable: Both
dummy’s. Maybe East had a jack or two, but West had to have the three missing aces.
The Bidding:
South made the normal-looking play of running the opening lead around to his holding,
taking East’s eight with his 10. He then led a low diamond, but West won with his ace, SOUTH WEST NORTH EAST OPENING
cashed the spade ace and continued with the spade jack. Declarer took eight tricks 3 NT 1 Spades Dbl. Pass
(two spades, three diamonds and three clubs), but as soon as he tried to establish a Pass Pass Pass LEAD:
heart winner, West won that trick and cashed his spades. Down one cost $25. 6 Spades

North was not amused. He had noticed that if South had played second hand high,
winning the first trick with dummy’s spade king, the contract would have made. Declarer
would then play a diamond to his queen. West wins with his ace, but cannot continue
spades without conceding two more tricks in the suit. Whatever he does, South has
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