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Artist Paula Leftwich: ‘Tiny details’

Artist Paula Leftwich: ‘Tiny details’

Self-taught painter obsessive about art Artist Paula Leftwich doesn’t care where she paints. She’s happy outside in the open air, or at her home studio. Recently, she’s even been setting up shop at Shady Palm Gallery on Thursdays to finish up her acrylic lifelike projects. Her forte: incredibly detailed marine life and bird scenes. “I’m […]

Wish for big fish

Wish for big fish

Indiana boy dreams of hooking first deep sea ‘monster’ Thanks to the efforts of national children’s charity Kids Wish Network, Greg Stepro got to experience the ultimate Keys trip. Greg, who has Wilson’s Disease (an inherited disorder that involves copper not properly being eliminated from the body), is first and foremost a dedicated angler. One […]

Children’s shelter officer looks ahead

Children’s shelter officer looks ahead

Outlook: Optimistic New Florida Keys Children’s Shelter Chief Development Officer Karen Holmes joined the shelter with an optimistic outlook on the impact she could achieve. As chief development officer, some of Holmes duties involve forming strong relations with the community and local government, fund raising, and marketing. The Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University […]

Team Depot helps local veterans

Team Depot helps local veterans

Seeing Clearly In a stilted Big Pine Key house, disabled Army Veteran Donald Pereau’s windows needed some help. “It’s tough not knowing when storms are coming and having to worry about how the windows will get shuttered and un-shuttered,” he said. That’s when Team Depot, the Marathon Home Depot store volunteers, stepped up to help […]

ON TRACK at MHS

ON TRACK at MHS

Marathon High School track athletes Jonathon Pitchford, left, Takara McKnight, Joel Zalia, Keygan Jeffries and Aydan Child compete at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida this past weekend. Owen Pitchford, far right, also traveled as an stand-in runner, but did not compete. They did the unexpected.” -Teresa Konrath, MHS athletic director Marathon High Varsity Track  […]

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