50 years ago:
The supporters of Islandia, the causeway to South Miami, held a meeting at Ocean Reef Club to promote the project in Monroe County.
John K. Orr was the new general manager of the Key Wester Motel located on South Roosevelt Boulevard adjacent to the airport.
The Key West Housing Authority was the largest landlord in the city with 390 apartments run by a staff of 18 under executive director Vance C. Stirrup.
The Key West Club of Miami was honored with a cocktail party at the Holiday Inn of Key West.