Safety First: On average, two die during Florida’s lobster sport season

Safety First: On average, two die during Florida’s lobster sport season

Divers Alert Network (DAN) will offer a series of presentations addressing lobster mini-season and risks associated with this two-day event. The series will start one week prior to this year’s mini season throughout the Keys and South Florida. Dr. Peter Buzzacott, director of Injury Monitoring and Prevention at DAN, and staff have developed a presentation […]

Microsoft & Mosquitoes: Film crew works on ‘secret’ video

Microsoft & Mosquitoes: Film crew works on ‘secret’ video

On Friday, it was impossible to traverse 107th Street in Marathon from Overseas Highway to Aviation Boulevard. Traffic was diverted to 109th by orange traffic cones and friendly cops. But the hyper-alert local would have noticed two dead giveaways: a craft services truck (miniature food truck) and a professional-looking sign that read “crew.” The Weekly […]

Domestic Abuse Shelter struggles to rebuild

Domestic Abuse Shelter struggles to rebuild

When the Domestic Abuse Shelter’s certification to operate a shelter was temporarily suspended in May by the state Department of Children and Families, The Lodge stepped in and took over. The Lodge is a state-certified domestic abuse shelter that operates in Miami-Dade County, one of 42 certified by the state. It continues to operate the […]

Happy Mother’s Day – Mama T.T. reigns on Picton Hill

Happy Mother’s Day – Mama T.T. reigns on Picton Hill

Marathon lady fostered dozens of children, touched the lives of countless others  Cora Lee Picton, 90, is preparing a feast for Mother’s Day that will be celebrated in the family compound on 41st Street, surrounded by a daughter, Sandy Williams, on one side and a nephew, Melvin Matlock, on the other plus tons of other […]