Fishermen's Hospital

Fishermen’s Hospital will build new facility

For months, the Middle Keys have been waiting to find out what Baptist Health South Florida’s plans are for Fishermen’s Hospital, badly damaged by Hurricane Irma a...
Pigeon Key Poster

Pigeon Key Art Fest set for this weekend

ABOUT THE POSTER ARTIST Jessica Ann Hessing is a full-time artist living in Key Largo. Born and raised in the Florida Keys, her artwork is full of local...
homecoming

HOME(coming) at LAST

Marathon High School celebrated homecoming this past weekend. The festivities, originally scheduled for the fall semester, included a pep rally, basketball game with the crowning at halftime,...

HOOP DREAMS

Remember that video that went viral in 2016 of the Gainesville police officer called to the scene of kids playing basketball too “loudly?” Instead of reprimanding the...
KCB Store

The KCB Store Island Gift Shop moves just around the corner

After its location on Key Colony Beach’s Sadowski Causeway took on four feet of water during Hurricane Irma, The KCB Store Island Gift Shop moved “just around...
Family Fun Fest

Marathon: Fun Fest is Saturday

Animals from turtles to sting rays, vehicles from fire enginers to sheriff’s cars, games, snacks and more are on tap for Family Fun Fest on Saturday, Jan....
City of Marathon basketball

Basketball Swagger

Last Sunday, 140 basketball players, ages 8 to 18, took the court for their first game. That number is about 50 more kids than the normal turnout...
Food truck

City of Marathon revisits food truck law

For less than 400 words, ordinance 104.62 causes a lot of headache for the City of Marathon, its residents and business owners. The law governing food trucks has...
Rumors at Marathon Theatre

SPEEDY ‘RUMORS’

Neil Simon's “Rumors” takes some shots at the country club set. The neurotic characters — eight of them —create combustible laughter in his riotous 1988 comedy, the playwright’s...

Obituary: Lori Longstreth

Lori L. Baker Longstreth, 53, of Marathon passed away peacefully on Sept. 3, 2017, after a courageous 15-month illness. Longstreth was born on Nov. 29, 1963 in...