Council slices into Racquet Center budget
Published 8/6/2010 at 2:04 p.m. 0 comments
No stone is going unturned as Marco Island City Council continues to seek budget cuts. This time the slice comes in the Parks & Recreation Department budget. Specifically, the City Racquet Center. Supervisor Bill Van Glabek’s full-time position is being ...
Marco travel soccer ball rolling
Published 8/6/2010 at 12:09 p.m. 0 comments
The Marco travel soccer ball is rolling. An important meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Mackle Park to determine the potential number of teams.
Galiana named City recreation supervisor
Published 8/5/2010 at 4:05 p.m. 29 comments
Alex Galiana, a strong supporter of youth programs, is the new recreation supervisor for the Marco Island Parks & Recreation Department.
Critters a Camp Mackle special
Published 8/2/2010 at 3:57 p.m. 1 comment
This past week was certainly an adventure for the kids at Camp Mackle. The campers “journeyed” to Africa where they experienced every aspect of its diverse culture.
Judge says national parks don't need jet ski noise, pollution
Published 7/10/2010 at 9:02 a.m. 0 comments
In an 88-page decision, Judge Gladys Kessler of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, said the Park Service environmental analysis at both the Gulf Island National Seashore in Florida and Mississippi and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in ...
Veterans' Park to get a new name, new focus
Published 4/19/2010 at 9:59 p.m. 12 comments
Meeting up with friends at Veterans' Park on Marco Island can be tricky because there are two of them. Veterans' Memorial Park is the smaller park located at North Collier Boulevard and North Barfield Drive. It's to get a new ...
McIntosh’s outlook rosier than an apple
Published 4/8/2010 at 4:07 p.m. 0 comments
Marco’s Kim McIntosh, for many years, passed up physical exercise. “No, I walk, I’m fine,” was her usual response.
PHOTO GALLERY: City sets sail for encompassing program
Published 4/6/2010 at 11:40 a.m. 0 comments
There was dead silence, unless a small groan was heard, as five women poured over a U.S. Sailing certification test at the Marco Island Yacht Club.
Dixons go full sail in Tri-Power
Published 4/2/2010 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments
Marco's Ed and Lois Dixon first got their yearning for sailing while watching sail boats in lakes around Des Moines, Iowa. Now they win Multihull Class races regularly.
Aerial attack on the horizon
Published 2/12/2010 at 1:04 p.m. 1 comment
“Bandit, bandit, 12 o’clock high, coming on you,” will seem realistic when the dog fight is on at the Collier Model Aeronautics Club’s annual two-day show on Saturday and Feb. 21.
PHOTOS Economy on the rocks? Naples boat show sales going well, vendors say
Published 1/23/2010 at 5:50 p.m. 0 comments
Pontoon boats, Carolina Skiffs, and luxury yachts are just some of the boats being displayed and sold during the Naples Boat Show this week. Strong attendance and higher than expected sales are helping vendors move some of their stagnant inventory, ...
Worker bees headed for Mackle Park
Updated 1/11/2010 at 10:32 a.m. 0 comments
Through April, Mackle Park will be a beehive of construction activity for park and recreation improvements.
Another new year of fun Y activities begins
Published 12/30/2009 at 12:22 p.m. 0 comments
Happy New Year! If that was all I wrote, it would be a short column, wouldn’t it? However, my mission is to report to you the happenings at your Greater Marco Family YMCA.
Project acceleration, public comment sought for Marco trails
Published 11/30/2009 at 3:11 p.m. 2 comments
City, county and state officials are seeking project acceleration and public comment for Marco Island’s pedestrian and bicycling trails.
Marco’s Canine Cove dog park opens Saturday
Published 11/29/2009 at 6:00 a.m. 4 comments
A slight twist on the traditional ribbon cutting, a grand opening of Marco’s newest dog park, Canine Cove, will begin with a ceremonious cutting of a dog leash Saturday.
- Jul 4th 2012 Firecracker 5K 2012
- May 27th 2012 CCSO Golden Gate 5K Fun Run
- May 13th 2012 Your Photos: Great Dock Canoe Race 2012
- Apr 2nd 2012 Tour de Marco 2012
- Mar 18th 2012 Marco Bridge Run 2012
- Nov 12th 2011 Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball…
- May 28th 2011 Goodland Canoe & Kayak Regatta 2011
- Apr 3rd 2011 Tour de Marco 2011
- Dec 18th 2010 Marco Island Hill Run 2010
- Oct 24th 2010 Marco Island Spooktacular 2010
- Aug 24th 2010 Marco Island Karate Club
- Aug 2nd 2010 Critters a Camp Mackle special