Honoring their own: Dan Stoller earns Marco Island's 2013 Firefighter of the Year award
Published 3/20/2014 at 9:57 a.m. 12 comments
For Jade Purcell, July 27 was one of the most frightening days of her life. It could have ended as a cautionary tale no mother could tell without anguish, if Dan Stoller hadn't arrived.
On The Hook: Unladylike ladyfish
Published 3/19/2014 at 5:40 p.m. 0 comments
It's March. Expect anything. From the size and mix of the crowds along the Paradise Coast to the eccentric weather. Both factors have had a definite impact on what is loosely labeled spring fishing.
Art & Antiques: Sell online to cut out the middleman
Published 3/19/2014 at 9:51 a.m. 0 comments
Your father taught you about the business concept of the middleman when you were a kid, right? He explained that the middleman is the person who is taking an unnecessary cut of the seller's money and driving the price up ...
1974-2014: The Marco Players announces lineup for 40th anniversary season
Published 3/18/2014 at 7:11 p.m. 0 comments
When The Marco Players raises the curtain for its 2014-2015 Season, the oldest not-for-profit theater on Marco Island will begin its 40th season of live performance art.
Review: Robin Cook brings 'Cell' to Sunshine Booksellers
Published 3/18/2014 at 5:34 p.m. 0 comments
Robin Cook, author of "Coma," "Godplayer," "Outbreak" and "Acceptable Risk," wanted to be an archeologist, but decided to become a doctor instead. He wanted to write a book, but didn't have the time. He was drafted by the military and ...
The Bookworm: These true stories are a don't miss
Published 3/18/2014 at 5:16 p.m. 0 comments
Having braces apparently wasn't bad enough. You hated your tin grin, but that wasn't as demoralizing as acne, which was nothing compared to hormones, which wasn't as annoying as untamable hair, which was minimal compared to your teenage self-esteem – ...
PHOTOS: Marco Islanders shake a tail feather at Nest Fest
Published 3/17/2014 at 10:57 a.m. 19 comments
A convocation of eagle lovers met at the Island Country Club for an evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing. The bywords for Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation's March 16 Fourth Annual Nest Fest Gala's were education and conservation.
It's The Law: Association can arrange cable TV
Published 3/16/2014 at 12:16 a.m. 0 comments
Question: In a condominium association, does the board of directors have the right to vote in high-speed Internet and HBO for each unit in the condominium without the owner's permission? And, can the bill be part of the annual assessments? ...
A shell of a show: Marco Island Shell Club brings crowds to see and buy shell art
Published 3/13/2014 at 1:59 p.m. 0 comments
Sure, there are learned scientific exhibits, and breathtaking artistic creations. But when the doors opened Thursday morning at the Marco Island Shell Club's 34th annual Shell Show, the line of ladies, and a few gentlemen, headed straight to the sales ...
Arts & Antiques: Collecting the work of women artists
Published 3/13/2014 at 1:54 p.m. 0 comments
March is the month devoted to women and their contributions to society. Major museums and private collectors are enthusiastically assembling paintings, sculptures, and other work by female artists and artisans. Women artists achieved a new position in the
The Bookworm: Water is essential for life, music feeds it
Published 3/13/2014 at 1:52 p.m. 0 comments
Tap, tap, tap. That's all you're thinking when you're thirsty. A chilly glass, sparkly ice, and a fresh tap that requires little more than a turn for relief. It's a simple thing, really, but imagine how much your great-grandma would've ...
Gardening: Azaleas putting on a show
Published 3/13/2014 at 1:49 p.m. 0 comments
The azaleas have been in bloom since February and will be in bloom through April. Some will bloom as early as Christmas here in South Florida. They are beautiful plants with masses of spring flowers in many color variations.
'March After Five': Marco Chamber reaches new heights, meeting on bank's rooftop courtyard
Published 3/13/2014 at 8:56 a.m. 10 comments
It was "After Five," but before Mutts & Martinis. The Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce moved their monthly networking event up a week so as not to conflict with next week's "dogs and drinks" affair at the Esplanade. They ...
Ask The Pharmacist: Memory enhancing tips and supplements
Published 3/11/2014 at 11:37 p.m. 0 comments
Question: Recently I saw a major network news program about researchers looking for drugs to prevent Alzheimer's. The doctors interviewed held out so little hope and it really upset me that they didn't suggest diet and exercise. Both my parents ...
It's The Law: The 'Lady Bird' proviso' avoids probate
Published 3/11/2014 at 9:53 a.m. 0 comments
Question: I am a retired Michigan attorney enjoying my old age and winters in Bonita Springs. Like many residents I belong to a golf group all of which members are retired. Often during a round, in contrast to discussing individual ...
- Apr 18th 2014 Boy Scouts dig
- Apr 14th 2014 Re/Max Awards, Marco Island, 2014
- Apr 14th 2014 Relay for Life, Marco Island, 2014
- Apr 14th 2014 Bay Days, Tigertail, 2014
- Apr 8th 2014 Just Friends cooking demo at CJ's
- Apr 7th 2014 Tour de Marco 2014
- Apr 7th 2014 Festival of the Arts, Marco Island, 2014
- Apr 3rd 2014 Business Expo, Marco Island, 2014
- Mar 31st 2014 Marco Island Seafood & Music Fest, 2014
- Mar 27th 2014 Enchantments exhibit
- Mar 20th 2014 Spaghetti dinner, Marco Island, 2014
- Mar 20th 2014 Mutts & Martinis, Marco Island, 2014
- Nov 5th 2010 New uniforms for the Lely High School…
- May 27th 2010 Spring football preview: Naples
- Jul 6th 2009 Marco's Fireworks Finale
- Jun 19th 2009 Latin Dancing to Fitness
- May 26th 2009 Taps on Marco
- May 22nd 2009 Island Idols
- Apr 9th 2009 Mazzola on Show
- Apr 9th 2009 Tumblin' Time
- Feb 26th 2009 Cool Shots
- Oct 23rd 2008 Marco Police Arrest Video