Louis McCarthy, contributing Times photographer, dies

Louis Peter McCarthy, a contributing photographer to the Daytona Times, died on Nov. 6 at age 78. Mr. McCarthy was the husband of Daytona Times columnist Jeroline “Jerry’’ McCarthy. (more…)


Remembering Alligator alumnus and photographer Matt Marriott

Matt Marriott’s energy filled a room. He had a large stature and a beard with its own zip code. But above all, he’s remembered for his sense of humor and talent, photographing above and below the sea. (more…)


Former UF Journalism Dean Ralph Lowenstein Dies After Stroke

Ralph Lynn Lowenstein, lauded as a visionary in the news industry and who led the University of Florida’s journalism school for nearly two decades in the post-Watergate era, died Monday after suffering a stroke. He was 90. (more…)


Larry Kahn 1963-2020

Larry Kahn, former editor of the Keynoter, passed away on July 18, 2020. (more…)


Michael Konrad spent his life making his co-workers and community better

The obituary Mike Konrad’s family wrote would never have made it past him. He died at Oak Tree Hospital, it read. That was incorrect. It was Oak Hill Hospital. (more…)


Islander reporter Sandy Ambrogi dies at 66

Sandra “Sandy” Elizabeth (Sneed) Ambrogi, 66, of Bradenton, died July 22 at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tennessee.

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A forgotten obituary: The legacy of Sgt. Matthew M. Lewey

John Lewey, 56, holds a piece of his great great grandfather’s history in his hands: an article from The Florida Sentinel published on April 22, 1933. It’s yellowed and worn, and held together with tape. (more…)


Tom Kelly, former Post Editor, dies at 84

Kelly led The Post from 1973 to 1987 as it went through a key period in its growth.

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Steve Vaughn Was Among Brevard’s Original Sports Journalists, ‘Covered Everything That Moved

Steve Vaughn began his journalism career as a sophomore at Cocoa High School in 1959 where he served the next three years as the sports editor for the Tiger Topics student newspaper and the TIGER school yearbook.

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‘He was such a steady hand.’ Wayne Markham, who ran Florida Keys newspapers, dies at 71.

Wayne Markham finished the last 14 years of his three-decade career at the Miami Herald in 2014 as publisher of the company’s (more…)