Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

PKS PTA needs help

The Plantation Key School PTA is preparing to hold our biggest fundraiser of the 2016-2017 school year. The event, “Keys Gone 80’s Prom,” will be a prom themed evening with hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dancing, our raffle and silent auction, and much more to be held on Saturday, April 22, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Elks Lodge of Tavernier. It will be a night to remember! Please save the date and plan on attending. We would also like you to consider being a sponsor or donating an item for our silent auction or raffle.

Letters to the Editor

Bill aims to destroy public education

Two distinct school testing bills have been proposed in Tallahassee this session. One, SB964, sponsored by a bipartisan group of senators, eliminates five state assessments, allows districts to choose the SAT/ACT for state testing, eliminates VAM and allows for paper/pencil testing, providing welcome relief from Florida’s current test-and-punish system.

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Joey Naples needs our help

Joey Naples from radio station Sun 103.1 in Plantation Key not only is a radio personality but an icon in our community needs our help. He has been diagnosed with bladder cancer and has had two procedures already and is now scheduled for a third one in the next few weeks.

Letters to the Editor

Fix the buoy station at Sombrero

Since Aug. 10, 2015, the Sombrero Station SMKF1 data buoy station in Marathon that reports wind and wave action at the reef and beyond has been down. I have called National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S Coast Guard repeatedly for over a year and still no action. Each time I’m told the work will be done in a couple months.

Letters to the Editor

State needs to buy land for water storage

Last Stand urges state Sen. Senator Anitere Flores, who represents the Keys, to support SB 10 and Rep. Holly Raschein (R-Key Largo) to support HB 761 to accelerate planned Everglades restoration efforts that are critical to the future of Everglades National Park, Florida Bay and economies of South Florida.

Videos

Dolphins visit Key West for Naval training

The U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program for decades has deployed bottlenose dolphins to search for underwater mines and enemy divers. Four female dolphins are visiting Naval Air Station Key West this month for training. The Navy showed off its dolphins Tuesday to the local press.
Gwen Filosa FLKEYSNEWS
Dolphins visit Key West for Naval training 1:32

Dolphins visit Key West for Naval training

Meteor burning up over Lower Keys caught on dashcam 0:21

Meteor burning up over Lower Keys caught on dashcam

Keys Detention Center stages Easter egg hunt 1:33

Keys Detention Center stages Easter egg hunt

Covering the Army's parachute team 1:30

Covering the Army's parachute team