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Friday, November 30th, 2012

Carol Tedesco

Q: How would you describe your professional life? A: In a nutshell: Photographer/Publicist/Historic Shipwreck Professional.   Q: You’ve traveled quite a bit for your professional career, so where did you grow up and how did it lead to such an eclectic life? A: I was born on Long Island, New York; some of my earliest

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Sun for the island – Solar panel system reaches final stages.

This week the tiny island located 2.2 miles off the Marathon coast unveils a new 24-kilowatt solar panel system capable of handling 90 percent of the island’s electrical needs. The 105-foot array stretches across the southside of...

Monday, October 29th, 2012

A Windy Week

As I write this the wind is howling, the palm trees are swaying, and there’s another tropical storm spinning out in the Caribbean.  Fortunately, Sandy is not expected to impact the Florida Keys directly, and these strong...

Monday, October 29th, 2012

How sweet it is.

“The first time I see the Halloween candy on the shelves, I think ‘Oh, no. Not again,’ But once we get past that initial shock, then we really get into it,” said Janice Paul, laughing. She and...

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Key West plans for fest all year

  Excitement has begun to crest among the businesses and employees at Duval Street restaurants and bars as Fantasy Fest approaches. The enthusiasm even flows over to businesses bordering the city’s “party zone.” The Lodging Association of...

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Keys dog trainers share some tips

The first thing any dog trainer will tell a client is to only use positive reinforcement. The second thing is that this approach takes patience; the human must wait for the desired behavior before it can praise...

Friday, October 5th, 2012

A Little Bit of Everything

October is a transition month for fishing in the Florida Keys. It’s sandwiched between the peak summertime dolphin (mahi mahi) season, and the prime cold weather sailfish, cobia, and kingfish action. So this probably isn’t the absolute...

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Park gets big check, celebrates environment

The staff and volunteers at Curry Hammock State Park have two reasons to celebrate: it’s the end of another successful Birding Festival and the park recently received a giant $25,000 check from Coca Cola. The funds were...

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