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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.

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...

Canal cleanup moving along

Canal debris removal in Islamorada hit completion last December. With 20 canals cleared of large amounts of hurricane debris, village officials are now working...

HIGH ADVENTURE

At the Florida National High Adventure Sea Base dock, a troop of scouts spent a portion of their Tuesday afternoon in scuba training. Across...

LONG-TERM RECOVERY – New funding sources opening up

Businesses are still facing challenges 17 months after Hurricane Irma, and governments are still waiting for FEMA funds. Unincorporated Monroe County looks to receive...

Iraq, Afghanistan War Veteran makes incredible 300 Mile Paddle Journey to...

Veteran Josh Collins and local paddleboard legend Scott Baste have completed the Everglades Challenge once before. Besides Baste and Collins, only two others have...