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Baptist Hospital

FROM TENTS TO TEMPORARY

Baptist Health South Florida, the parent company of Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon, has yet to decide whether to completely rebuild or just renovate the badly damaged...

Home for Christmas

While sitting around the table at the Wesley House Family Service’s Adoption Day luncheon in November, Kelley Porter shared her Hurricane Irma evacuation story. Her two children,...
Cleanup the Lower Keys

Making the Lower Keys Beautiful Again

Square Grouper bartender Lenore Baker used to spend her weekends relaxing on the boat at offshore sandbars – that is, until Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on her...
Langhorne on a car

Langhorne Slim plays music fest to help the Keys recover

HUMBLE HELP Over the past several years, Billy Kearins (Founder of COAST) “found his groove” hosting established and emerging songwriters in what he calls the “indie folk and...
Foundation presents check

Big Check

The Community Foundation of the Florida Keys donated $156,650 to Marathon area nonprofits to help the Hurricane Irma relief. The check was presented to the nonprofits by...
Southernmost Coconut Castaways

‘Keys Strong’

“Hunker Down,” “Jim Cantore,” “Beer Pressure,” “Cone of Uncertainty,” and “Unemployed” are just some of the names of the 37 songs on the “Keys Strong” CD out...

Don’t let black mold get you down

By Kim Bassett Hurricane Irma didn’t just bring wind and rain; it introduced conditions where black mold flourishes and grows rampantly. What is black mold? Black mold is a...
Volunteers in the Keys after Hurricane Irma

Help From Above

Samaritan's Purse Disaster Response will be in town through Nov. 15, and will stay longer if there continues to be need. "Right now we aren't getting enough...
Guests of honor Julie and Jon Landau share a laugh with Lindy Roth, right, at the American Red Cross Gala.

Filmmaker Landau to the rescue

The Community Foundation of the Florida Keys’ recovery efforts gained a big helping hand recently, when Islamorada residents Jon and Julie Landau created the Landau Family Hurricane...

Local attorney brings $40k back to Keys

Richard Malafy, left, Carol Moore, Mike Papantonio, Mark Proctor and Cristina Malafy attend the conference in Las Vegas. The firm of Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Rafferty &...