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Jim McCarthy

Jim McCarthy
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Jim McCarthy, a Western New York native, is a gym rat who can’t get his nutrition in line, a golfer who can’t find the green and a neat freak who can’t let anything be out of order. Xbox and movies are his downtime loves.

Easter’s on its way

From Easter egg hunts to brunches and beer hunts, there’s no shortage of events happening leading up to the holiday. Here’s a list of...

Marlin to carry cross for 33rd time

Pastor Marlin Simon will never forget that Good Friday when he was stopped by a police officer as he walked with a small group...

Council eyeing fertilizer ordinance

In an effort to prevent igniting harmful algal blooms in local waters, Islamorada village officials are beginning to discuss an ordinance that would limit...

State legislature working through budget differences

The Florida Senate and House recent passed their respective budgets for the upcoming fiscal year. While overall spending is similar, the chambers are far...

Bringing awareness to cigarette littering

In an effort to keep Islamorada clean, village officials are looking to raise awareness of cigarette butt littering. While receptacles are in place for disposal,...

Social services, meal site moving

Following neighborhood concerns, services provided by Monroe County out of Pearl House of Worship in Islamorada are heading north to Key Largo. The Board of...

EYE ON TALLAHASSEE – 50/50 bill, Citizen Insurance bills in committee

Two bills with implications in the Keys are seeing a bit of movement in Tallahassee. Prospects over their passage remain unknown, but the sponsor...

UNDER THE SEA – Drama Club presents ‘The Little Mermaid’

While spring break is in full swing at Coral Shores, March 15 was a music rehearsal day for students in this year’s CSHS Drama...

Line up at Bay Jam, hitting the Keys THIS weekend!

Born 25 years ago, the annual Bay Jam music festival began with local musicians performing to raise money to provide grants for local students...

STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE

Paying for the basic needs is a struggle for many in the Keys. Per the United Way of the Florida Keys, 42 percent of...