Monday, March 31, 2014

• Ideal Luncheonette, with Celio R. and Angelina Diaz as owners, specialized in Spanish fare at 917 Simonton St.

• His Excellency Saad Juma, ambassador from the Kingdom of Jordan, called the Florida Keys "the most beautiful place in the United States." He was in Key West for a two-day visit to the naval base.

• Members of the governing board of Monroe General Hospital were calling for the ouster of one of its members for not paying his personal hospital bill.

Madeline Higg was elected president of MARC at its regular meeting at the Sunshine Training Center. The center had 47 children in the various classes.

• Key Largo Librarian Lenore Albury was holding an open house at the library in the Key Largo Civic Club building.