#islandthrowback is a step back in time on Key Biscayne. This is from the Islander News edition of Dec 1990.

Key Biscayne Art Festival

Matt Sulivan, Judy Payne and Jocelyn Brewster,

Matt Sulivan, KBCS principal Judy Payne and Jocelyn Brewster

Principal Judy Paine admires the Key Biscayne Art Festival T-shirts with Matthew Sullivan and Jocelyn Brewster.

Yes.... now a VIP, this is Jocelyn Village of Key Biscayne' Clerk.

St Agnes Celebrates 25th Anniversary

On Saturday, Jan. 19, 1980 , parishioners will observe the 25th anniversary of the church dedication. Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy will be the principal celebrant of a Mass of Thanksgiving in the church blessed in 1955 by the late Archbishop Joseph P. Hurley Bishop of St. Augustine.

Preaching the homily will be Msgr. George Cummings, who pioneered in the organization of the parish in 1952 when 40 families comprised the parish, which now has more than 2,000 members.

Key Biscayne Health Club opens

Marilyn Myles and Dan Stoll Sr

Marilyn Myles and Dan Stoll Sr

Marilyn Myles and Dan Stoll Sr. of the Key Biscayne Health Club welcomed guests at the Heath Club’s open house last Friday.

Key rat arrival

Martha Maria and Ramon Blanco-Herrera, 310 Fernwood Road, announced the birth of their son Alejandro on December 17. He weighed 9 pounds 2 ounces at birth.

Big return on savings

Key Biscayne Savings is offering a six-month money market certificate at any amount of $10,000 or more pays you 11.858%.

Mackle House For Rent

Unfurnished 3/1, corner lot. early lyase. $600 a month.

Smithies hosts soiree

Andrea and Kip Koss

Andrea and Kip Koss

Key residents Andrea and Kip Koss attended a soiree hosted by Dolores Smithies.

Island police report

--Thursday night a vending machine at the 14th hole at the Key Biscayne Golf Course was broken into and $40 in coins taken

-- Miguel Espinosa of the 7-Eleven store, reported that on Dec. 9 he saw two males take two submarine sandwiches from the store without paying for them. He notified the police, who picked up the two suspects, Wolfgang Widmer, 18, of Miami and Anton Kolovrat, 20, 0f Miami.

Author Carl Hiassen displays his humor at Chamber breakfast

During in a Thursday morning address to the Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce, Carl Hiassen, acerbic columnist for The Miami Herald, says the cast of characters in the Miami Dade County Commission make his job easy,

In addition to his twice-weekly column, Hiassen is also the author of eight novels. “In journalism, you meet a lot of characters who tell you a lot about themselves and you can bring them to life in a book,” said Hiaseen. “In journalism, you don’t get to write a lot of happy endings. But in a novel you can.” The breakfast was held at the Sonesta Beach Hotel.

T.D. Goble boots the ball in a game against Coral Pines.

T.D. Goble

T.D. Goble boots the ball

Coach Bobby Vernon tipped us off that the 11 minors have the potential to be a great team. They started the season with a 7-0 romp over Coral Pines.

Greg Burke led the way scoring four goals, Guillermo Roeder scored his first goal and exhibited a lot of hustle, and Rickey De Witt and T.D. Goeble closed out the scoring.

Portela & Del Greco work on kicking

Jorge Portela spent part of his Christmas vacation practicing his place kicking. Albert Del Greco did the holding and picked up pointers from the older player.

Jorge Portela and Al Del greco

Jorge Portela (kicking) and Albert Del Greco (holding)

Jorge the kicker for the Auburn University football team has been selected as first string kicker representing the south at the Senior Bowl to be played in Memphis.

Pet Adoption needed

Marcie Hine, Patty Rodriguez and April Tellam

Marcie Hine, Patty Rodriguez and April Tellam hold a 4-month-old terrier mix that is up for adoption

Marcie Hine, Patty Rodriguez and April Tellam hold a 4-month-old terrier mix that is up for adoption. Call Coral Gables Animal Hospital.