Locals celebrate ‘VJ Day’

Locals celebrate ‘VJ Day’

Victory over Japan signaled end of World War II There will be a VJ Day celebration lunch on Friday, Sept. 2 at noon, sponsored by the Tavernier Elks Lodge 1872. VJ Day is the day the Japanese formally surrendered to allied forces in the South Pacific and the official end of World War II. The […]

High marks: Marathon paramedic presented state award

High marks: Marathon paramedic presented state award

The Florida Association of EMS Educators have presented Marathon Fire Rescue Capt. Joe Forcine the 2015-2016 Preceptor of the Year award. The award recognizes Forcine’s accomplishments as a paramedic educator, as well as his diligence in mentoring new firefighters, a duty he’s loved since arriving in 2003. “I’m so proud of what we’ve accomplished,” said […]