STOCK ISLAND -- The Monroe County Sheriff's Office reports that its ongoing unwanted medication disposal program has collected 185 pounds of medications in the past six months.

Residents may drop off drugs at any of four substations instead of throwing them away, Deputy Becky Herrin said.

For drop-off times, call 853-3211 in Key Largo, 289-2430 in Marathon and (305) 745-3184 in the Lower Keys.

Medications from businesses will not be accepted. Those dropping off should keep drugs in the appropriate prescription bottle.

Support group

TAVERNIER -- The Mariners Hospital Cancer Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in the hospital's main conference room.

The meeting is free. Call 434-1625 for more information.