Ask The Pharmacist: What every man and woman should know about estrogen
Published 4/22/2014 at 2:22 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I started bioidentical hormones thanks to you, and feel dramatically better. I can't convince my sister who still takes a prescription estrogen drug from horse urine. What can I tell her since she won't switch medicines? – T.W., Decatur, ...
Marco voters to decide if Mackle Park gets new community center
Published 4/21/2014 at 10:15 p.m. 4 comments
After months of controversy, Marco Island City Council agreed Monday to let residents decide whether the city should spend up to $3.5 million for a new Mackle Park Community Center that would be more than doubled in size.
Springing into Easter: Kids swarm over Marco Island's Mackle Park for jubilee
Published 4/21/2014 at 11:16 a.m. 0 comments
You can't really "hide" eggs on a soccer field. The pancake-flat, clipped grassy area held no cover for 20,000 brightly colored plastic eggs, waiting for swarms of eager, not to say rapacious, young children to come and scoop them up ...
Triple request pays off for Marco Island's Rose Marina with preliminary approval of conditional uses
Published 4/21/2014 at 10:20 a.m. 3 comments
Attorney Craig Woodward and his pool of experts breathed a collective sigh of relief as the Marco Island Planning Board agreed to recommend three conditional uses for the Rose Marina properties on Bald Eagle Drive.
Marco Island Easter sunrise service a 26-year tradition
Published 4/20/2014 at 3:02 p.m. 0 comments
Easter sunrise service at the beach behind the Marco Island Marriott is a tradition that has now gone on for 26 years.
The 'merit' of digging: Sifting through Marco Island's past, Boy Scouts become archaeologists
Published 4/17/2014 at 8:18 a.m. 0 comments
The section of the island is called "Old Marco," and the name may be more apt than many people realize. Just steps away from the Snook Inn at the north end of Bald Eagle Drive, Gene Erjavec led a group ...
Recreation committee polishes referendum wording on new Mackle Park center
Published 4/16/2014 at 1:38 p.m. 6 comments
Marco Island's Parks and Recreation Committee wants the up or down vote on a new Mackle Park Community Center to be cut-and-dried. On Tuesday, board members prepared their version of the question to present to Marco Island's City Council. Discussion ...
Ask The Pharmacist: Six healthy options to curb your hunger
Published 4/15/2014 at 2:26 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I am 90 pounds overweight and just began taking the medication Xenical. Is there another drug that works better than this? Are there any supplements you recommend? – J.M., Dallas, Texas
Real estate to the 'Max': Re/Max office celebrates a banner year
Published 4/14/2014 at 12:29 p.m. 4 comments
Local Re/Max real estate associates have a lot of reasons to celebrate – about 430,000,000 of them. That figure, $430 million, is the total dollar volume for the brokerage group as a whole last year.
Marco Relay for Life: Annual walk 'on track' to set new record
Published 4/14/2014 at 11:56 a.m. 0 comments
With their legs a little heavier, but their hearts – and wallets – a little lighter, Marco Island has put another Relay for Life into the record books.
Bay Days: Cleaning up Tigertail
Published 4/14/2014 at 11:18 a.m. 0 comments
The Friends Of Tigertail Beach once again called on volunteers to help clean up Tigertail Beach on Saturday, at the annual Bay Days cleanup event. Garbage bags and work gloves were provided courtesy of Keep Collier Beautiful.
Not an island unto ourselves: Marco residents use their influence on county boards
Published 4/14/2014 at 10:16 a.m. 0 comments
If sitting through Marco Island City Council or Planning Board meetings isn't enough, many residents of the island volunteer to serve for hours, weeks and years on county advisory boards as island representatives.
Marco Island's annual Easter Sunrise Service beckons the faithful
Published 4/11/2014 at 4:00 a.m. 14 comments
They prepare in the wee early mornings, in the quiet solitude of their homes. The only light coming from an iPad or computer screen. They listen and reflect, thinking of God and his resurrection. For three Island clergymen, it's a ...
Marco Relay for Life: All-night walk moves to Mackle Park, with help from many
Updated 4/10/2014 at 10:43 a.m. 2 comments
Cancer is both personal and universal. It attacks people one by one, disrupting the normal functioning of the body, but also unites people through their shared response. Everyone, it seems, has been touched by this deadly disease, has a loved ...
Marco Island's arts organizations unite to build a stronger, more powerful bond
Published 4/10/2014 at 10:20 a.m. 1 comment
The newly formed Cultural Alliance of Marco Island and Goodland wants to prove there's more strength in numbers. Its goal, "to speak with a unified voice in the community, the media and local government," may be the linchpin needed for ...
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- 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 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
- Apr 3rd 2013 MLK Memory: Don Hunter
- Dec 3rd 2012 2012 Volunteer of the Year: Bill Filbin
- Dec 3rd 2012 2012 Citizen of the Year: Dave Rice
- Dec 3rd 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award: Tarik Ayasun
- Dec 5th 2011 Marco Island Lifetime Achievement Award
- Dec 5th 2011 Marco Island Citizen of the Year
- Dec 5th 2011 Marco Island Volunteer of the Year
- Aug 25th 2011 NewsMakers: Don Hunter, Part 1
- Aug 24th 2011 NewsMakers: Don Hunter, Part 2
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- Dec 6th 2010 Stan Gober award
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