'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 ...
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? – ...
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 ...
It's The Law: Adoption of a girlfriend can be problematic
Published 4/18/2013 at 2:33 p.m. 0 comments
Q: I heard something recently about an old man who wanted to adopt his girlfriend. Is that legal? A: Adoption terminates the status of parent and child with a former parent and replaces it with a new, legal relationship. An ...
The Bookworm: A life without kids and a life without order
Published 4/18/2013 at 2:10 p.m. 0 comments
This week, two of your friends broke the news: They're pregnant. One's due in October, the other in November. Heavy sigh. It's not exactly that you're anti-kid. No, you like kids … as long as they're not yours, and you're ...
On The Hook: Tarpon lunacy
Published 4/18/2013 at 12:20 p.m. 0 comments
Of all the great fish species that ply the salt, the tarpon has engendered a position of eminence especially for our fabled "now" generation; eyes roll and palms sweat when they are even mentioned. They are the Porsche Boxter with ...
Marcophiles: Old dogs – How old? Staying alive and learning new tricks
Published 4/18/2013 at 12:11 p.m. 0 comments
If you could wave a magic wand at your dog allowing it to answer one question in English, what would be your question? Mine would be, "Hey you big sweetie, good girl, yes you are, yes you are! How old ...
Third Tour de Marco pedals through streets, raises cash for Marco's Y
Published 4/16/2013 at 3:41 p.m. 0 comments
Mark and Melissa Burger mounted their bicycles Sunday, looking forward to touring Marco Island for the first time. They drove to the island from Lake Mary, Fla., and stayed at a local hotel to be sure they were up and ...
Yakkin' it up – Paddle festival returns to Isles of Capri
Published 4/16/2013 at 3:33 p.m. 0 comments
The Paradise Coast Paddlers Club 8th Annual Festival, held last weekend in Isles of Capri, is the Swiss army knife of paddling events. The festival includes something for everybody, from sea kayakers to paddle boarders to camp cooking enthusiasts, from ...
Marco Island cancer relay raises hope, and dollars, for knockout blow against cancer
Published 4/16/2013 at 12:53 p.m. 0 comments
As the Survivors' Lap got under way to kick off the 2013 American Cancer Society's Relay for Life at noon Saturday, the scene could have been a promo for the movie "The Color Purple." The cancer survivors wore purple T-shirts ...
Church Lady: Season's over - First-time reflections from three Marco clergy
Published 4/11/2013 at 8:44 a.m. 1 comment
On Easter Marco's churches were bursting. Parishioners at San Marco Catholic Church were receiving communion on the entrance steps. Many churches hastily put up additional chairs in their lobbies to accommodate the standing room only crowds. The folks tha
Gardening: The 411 on IPM – Integrated Pest Management
Published 4/10/2013 at 10:23 a.m. 0 comments
The harmful effects of pesticides and other toxins on our environment are increasingly in the news. Because of our tropical climate we have more pests and diseases than most areas and therefore use more pesticides, fungicides and fertilizers. A new ...
It's The Law: Condominium can install hurricane protection
Published 4/10/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Question: Hi. My condo complex board decided to let everyone change out their sliding doors and windows to hurricane proof type, only for the owners who wanted them. Now they are talking about forcing the rest of the owners to ...
Taste of Marco: Marco Island has a 'taste' for fine food al fresco
Published 4/8/2013 at 1:28 p.m. 0 comments
Sunday afternoon, some of Marco's fine restaurants turned into sidewalk food vendors for the day, bringing a sampling of their wares out for the Taste of Marco. With sunlight filtered by a parade of puffy clouds, the temperature was a ...
Nest Fest: Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation holds third annual event at Island Country Club
Published 4/8/2013 at 12:14 p.m. 2 comments
"Welcome to all my fine-feathered friends," said Linda Turner, kicking off the 2013 Nest Fest, Saturday evening at the Island Country Club. The sold-out gathering really was faux-feathered, with many of the ladies sporting feather boas and headdresses in
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