‘Take Stock’ grads capped on May 19

The Monroe County Education Foundation will recognize the accomplishments and celebrate the graduation of its 58 Take Stock in Children senior scholars on Saturday, May 19, at...

Key Largo concert this weekend

Elite musicians highlight the annual Key Largo Original Music Festival, featuring live performances Thursday through Sunday, May 17-20. The four-day festival stars music for all ages and tastes,...

New weatherman in charge

In his nearly 20 years of being a forecaster, Chip Kasper has seen more than his fair share of wild storms – 27 to be exact –...

New coral disease spreading

Reports of widespread coral disease in Lower Keys reefs, and summer heat coming, could spell trouble for remaining healthy coral systems, say local researchers tracking the event. “As...

Oh, Baby!

Pink and blue giraffes, diaper cakes, Pampers, and ribbons decorate Key West Woman’s Club for a May 19 baby shower. But this isn’t just any baby shower....

Knights donate $1,500 to MARC

MARC Executive Director Diana Flenard is presented a check for $1,500 from Mike Quirk from funds raised at the annual Knights of Columbus Big Pine Key Council...

Vaping 101

E-cigarettes, vaping, the JUUL – all new terminology in our American lexicon and so very important to know. Why? The trend in inhalant products is taking teenagers...

It’s all about the hat

Bonnie Young, Grace, and Dawn Wiggins sport their derby hats during last year’s Kentucky Derby. The Keys History and Discovery Center is hosting their own Derby Party...

Learning by reading

I had the opportunity to meet Dr. Patricia Davis of the Integrated Center for Child Development outside of Boston recently. She was visiting the Keys with my...

READING THE SIGNS

Throughout the country and the Florida Keys, April is celebrated as Autism Awareness Month. Local groups like the Autism Society of the Keys are encouraging parents to...