On The Hook: The clean water debacle
Published 5/1/2013 at 11:24 a.m. 0 comments
If there is one factor that angler's around these parts value is fishing in nice clean and green water. Visibility. The ability for the denizens of the deep to see your proffered bait makes all the difference, since all desirable ...
Art & Antiques: Collecting antique and vintage motorcycles
Published 5/1/2013 at 11:12 a.m. 0 comments
To some, a motorcycle is just a vehicle. To motorcycle enthusiasts, collectors, and historians, motorcycles are so much more. After pioneers moved westward in Conestoga wagons and encountered tribes of Native Americans, motorcycles became vital to settlin
Marcophiles: Bored by shuffleboard? Want to get sky high?
Published 5/1/2013 at 9:36 a.m. 0 comments
We have learned two good ways to discover that recreational skydiving is very popular these days. One is to Google "skydiving." You'll find 10s of millions of results. A research method closer to home would be to check out the ...
Gardening: Helping yards survive hot, dry weather
Published 5/1/2013 at 8:25 a.m. 0 comments
Well it looks like we are going right from winter, of which there wasn't much, to summer. We seem to be in a summer-like rain pattern. The recent rains and late fertilizing, due to cold March temperatures, had lawns, shrubs ...
The Bookworm: Before-social-media connections
Published 4/30/2013 at 3:32 p.m. 0 comments
When anybody wants the real story, you've got it. Yep, you've got your ear to the ground and that scanner you bought. Or maybe you've got good connections to bring you the juiciest gossip, scandals and troubles, births and moves, ...
Ask The Pharmacist: Excitement builds for new sleep drug
Published 4/30/2013 at 2:49 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I can't sleep well and have taken Ambien for years. What else do you recommend? – F.T., Bradenton, Florida Answer: If you can't sleep on Ambien, I'd try something different. Another novel sleep drug is coming to the market ...
It's The Law: Tax sale certificates are not deeds
Published 4/29/2013 at 2:38 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I understand that you do not lose title to your property if you do not pay taxes. Instead, some type of tax certificate is issued. Can you explain?
For the love for 'Miss Dottie': Marco Y honors the swim legend and her legacy
Published 4/29/2013 at 12:49 p.m. 2 comments
It was tearful and joyful for "Miss Dottie" Weiner as the Greater Marco Family YMCA Aquatics Center was dedicated to her. Ceremonies were held Saturday next to the pool she helped design and raise the money to build. Age didn't ...
Arts & Antiques: Behind the scenes at the Hermitage Museum
Published 4/25/2013 at 3:55 p.m. 0 comments
Do you ever wonder about the big, hot shot museums and how they really function? I've worked in a few such museums here in the states. For museum professionals around the world, one of the most interesting of the world's ...
The Bookworm: Dealing with a parent's cancer; life on the wild side
Published 4/25/2013 at 3:52 p.m. 0 comments
Truthfully, the bad news came as no surprise. Your Mom hadn't been feeling well lately and for weeks, you'd heard your parents whispering. You knew she was having some tests done; still, when they finally told you she had cancer, ...
Ask The Pharmacist: Calcium supplements for bone strength
Published 4/25/2013 at 3:47 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I'm concerned about my bone density because I was told I have osteopenia. Are all calcium supplements the same? Do you have other recommendations? – A.F., New York Answer: Osteopenia, or lower-than-normal bone density, is frequently found in pos
For the love of books: Volunteers aid in success of Marco Library
Published 4/25/2013 at 11:20 a.m. 0 comments
This year the Friends of the Library of Collier County (FLCC) is celebrating its 55th birthday, tracing roots back to 1932 when the Naples Women's Club established a small reading room in its clubhouse. Popularity grew through the years, so ...
'Best deal in town' – Hundreds turn out for Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation pancake breakfast
Published 4/22/2013 at 11:40 a.m. 0 comments
They get such a turnout, said Dianna Dohm, they can't put on the event at the height of the season. The Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation held their pancake breakfast on Sunday, inside the fire station on San Marco Road, and ...
Gardening: Prepare your lawn for drought and save our valuable water resources every day
Published 4/19/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
You may have noticed that your lawn is drying out much faster these last few weeks. April is a very dry month averaging only 2.03 inches of potential rain fall. Add to that fact the higher temperatures and wind and ...
Ask The Pharmacist: The best diet for someome with autoimmune disease
Published 4/19/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Question: Your post on rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune disease intrigued me. I didn't realize eating beans, peanuts, peas, lentils, soy or tofu was an issue. I eat these foods frequently, and I still hurt. Can you tell me more? – ...
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- May 9th 2013 MIA does Shakespeare
- May 6th 2013 GoShots: Talk Derby To Me
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- Apr 16th 2013 Tour de Marco, 2013
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- Apr 16th 2013 Bay Days at Tigertail Beach, 2013
- Apr 16th 2013 Marco Island Relay For Life, 2013
- Apr 8th 2013 Taste of Marco at the Esplanade, 2013
- Apr 8th 2013 Nest Fest, 2013
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