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The Horrors of Heroin

The Horrors of Heroin

The Monroe County Coalition, dedicated to drug-awareness efforts, is having a meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Department of Children and Families, 1111 12th St., Key West. Speakers will address marijuana legalization progress, presence of opiates in Monroe County and substance abuse trends. Jim Hall will be presenting on the 2016 […]

Book Signing: ‘The Skinny Years’

Book Signing: ‘The Skinny Years’

Cuba to South Florida story based on local’s ‘Fat’ life Raul Ramos y Sanchez opens his newest novel, “The Skinny Years,” with a picture of pre-Castro Cuba in the late 1950s. What follows is a trip down South Florida’s nostalgia lane tracing Victor “Skinny” Delgado’s life growing up as an immigrant. It details both the […]

Parrot Sanctuary

Parrot Sanctuary

 Local woman plans to make home for unwanted pets By Theresa Java Jenifer Dermer envisions a place where parrots fly, forage for food and bathe. They flock together and socialize and they’re happy. Dermer dreams of a parrot sanctuary, a place for all unwanted and neglected parrots in Key Largo. Last week, the county permit […]

HUMANITARIANS OF THE YEAR

HUMANITARIANS OF THE YEAR

Elwell family and Shirley Freeman honored The American Red Cross Greater Miami & the Keys Chapter is proud to announce the Florence Spottswood 2017 Humanitarian of the Year Honorees, Ross and Janice Elwell and family, and the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Honoree, Dr. Shirley Freeman. In a teary eyed acceptance, Janice Elwell, thanked her family and […]

Grab your ballot for Best of Marathon

Grab your ballot for Best of Marathon

Best of Marathon a celebration of democracy and community Freedom. Liberty. Democracy. Merriment. These principals are the cornerstones of what has become a symbol of the purest form of democracy in the city of Marathon. For 2016 Keys Weekly are teaming with the Rotary Club of Marathon to produce the one event that brings the […]