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Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Democracy Served

Cinque uses voting interlude to raise money for charity by Jason Koler This past Friday, Marathon City Councilman Mike Cinque hosted a party at the Stuffed Pig to celebrate his most recent political campaign – which never happened. Both Cinque and fellow councilman Richard Keating were re-elected without opposition. Keating is entering his second term,

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Fishermen’s focuses on moving forward

New name, logo for Middle Keys hospital A host of local dignitaries joined the board and staff of Fishermen’s Hospital last week in ushering in a new era for the Middle Keys institution. Opened nearly a half...

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Conchtoberfest Nights

Five Nights of Feasting and Philanthropy From Vegas to the Caribbean, the themes of this past week’s moveable feast used ethic cuisine like corned beef and schnitzel to raise money for local charities as an appetizer to...

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Stanley Switlik Elementary welcomes new principal

Dr. Lesley Salinero returns after previous post A native of Tampa, Dr. Lesley Salinero has been with the Monroe County school district for 22 years. She has 11 years of administrative experience and 11 years of classroom...

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Huergo retires from helm of Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys

Young hired as new executive director Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys has announced that Lili Huergo, Executive Director, is retiring. After four years of service, she expressed, “I will miss Habitat a great deal, but...

Friday, August 12th, 2011

USCG Station Marathon Recognized

Kimball Readiness awarded for first time in station’s history Crewmembers at Coast Guard Station Marathon accepted the prestigious Sumner I. Kimball Readiness Award Monday. The award was presented by Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer of the...

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Better looking businesses around the corner

Chamber awards 10 grants for beautification projects An idea floated by the Chamber of Commerce board of directors a few years ago has finally come to fruition, and several Marathon businesses along the U.S. corridor will soon...

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Stoned Swimmer in the Slammer

Deputy struggles to keep man from drowning himself Long Key – A Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy was injured Saturday night as he struggled to keep a Miami man from hurting himself. Deputy Nicholis Whiteman responded to Long...

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