Saturday, March 29, 2014

Former President Harry S. Truman departed after his two-week vacation in the Keys. Before he left, he urged everyone to vote in the Democratic primary on May 5.

Easter Sunrise Service was held on Higgs Beach.

Paul Jones was elected exalted ruler of the Marathon Elks Lodge No. 2139 at a meeting held at the lodge.

Ciro's cocktail lounge and restaurant at 1704 North Roosevelt Blvd. was open with a romantic view of Garrison Bight.

A group from the Lower Keys held a picnic on Cook's Island with Capt. Percy Cook. Capt. Cook, 82, had retired to the island after a colorful life at sea.