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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.

Four vie for title of “Big Kahuna”

Fundraising efforts are underway as four contestants vie for the ultimate prize of a heavy Big Kahuna trophy. It’s all for a good cause,...

Opulent Baker’s Cay Resort opens next week

In Key Largo, a resort is ready to showcase a reinvigorated look and relaxing feel.  Following damage sustained due to Hurricane Irma, Baker’s Cay Key...

Village discusses creation of business district

With shops, galleries and businesses, activity around Morada Way is flowing. There’s a need, however, for infrastructure improvements, according to village officials. As for the...

BETTER THAN EVER – Islander keeps Keys feeling, adds amenities

slander Resort in Islamorada is back, reinvigorated and ready for guests, following its closure from damage sustained from Hurricane Irma. Unveiling its reimagined, luxury oceanside...

Medical Marijuana 101: A Crash Course

Inside the Holiday Inn Key Largo, community members packed the conference room on Dec. 5 to get insight into medical marijuana. Lecturing to attendees was...

Experts convene in bid to restore, reinvigorate coral reef

A “meeting of hope” is how Scott Winters termed it during the opening remarks of Reef Futures 2018 on Dec. 11 at Ocean Reef. With...

Local governments eyeing more gun control

An ongoing battle between local governments and the state over gun control has brought Monroe County into the mix.  Last month, Monroe County Commission voted...

ALLIGATOR LIGHTHOUSE – Community treasure needs saving

Nothing’s going to be cheap about the work that “Lighthouse Larry” Herlth says is needed to restore and maintain an Islamorada treasure in Alligator...

Ocean Fest informs, excites

An inaugural festival educated and entertained the many who came out Saturday for Mote’s Ocean Fest: A Community Celebration at Founders Park.  The day featured...

NEW COUNCIL BEGINS

Islamorada village council entered its meeting Thursday with a slightly different feel as outgoing Mayor Chris Sante left the dais to sit with public...