About DANIELLE DODDER
BiographyDanielle Dodder is a freelancer for the Marco Eagle.
'Patients' with trauma symptoms make learning amazingly close to real at Edison College
Published 08/07/2012 at 4 a.m.
The doctors in, followed by a gurney with a barely breathing patient. The staff is on high alert that every second counts -- but this operating room is in a college classroom, not in a hospital.
Senior cents-ability: there are discounts for seniors in many places — just ask
Published 06/26/2012 at 4 a.m.
Free coffee, 10 percent off and even more discounts are offered to seniors. All you have to do is ask. Here are some Naples area retailers, and even Physicians Regional Healthcare System.
Marco Island celebrates: Countdown to Halloween begins Saturday
Updated 10/21/2010 at 1:12 p.m.
There’s no shortage of spooktacularly fun happenings for ghouls of all ages as Oct. 31 approaches. For the grown-ups, don a costume starting Oct. 28 to hit your favorite watering hole and you are sure to be in well-disguised company. ...
Marco Island Planning Board to conduct public survey
Published 10/15/2010 at 1:36 p.m. 8 Comments
Global warming has resulted in another hot debate, centered around the city’s future land use plan. On Friday, the planning board heard a presentation from city planner, Kris Van Lengen, on the state’s latest requirement. Lengen explained that the city ...
Marco’s dry season aquifer creates quite a big bubble
Published 10/13/2010 at 9:22 a.m. 6 Comments
Water is an easy thing to take for granted when you live on an island surrounded by it. So it’s a good thing that the city’s water utility has about 2 billion gallons of fresh water stored, especially as the ...
Stroller Boot Camp benefits moms and babies
Published 10/07/2010 at 2:37 p.m.
An old wives’ tale says that it takes nine months to make a baby and nine months for a woman to get her body back afterword. Anyone who’s had to live with a post-pregnancy tummy can tell you she’s waxed ...
Marco Island schools offer healthy eating choices
Published 09/24/2010 at 2:47 p.m.
“Obesity, and with it, diabetes, are the only major health problems that are getting worse in this country, and they’re getting worse rapidly.” This assessment by the Centers for Disease Control helps explain why our kids’ eating habits have been ...
Marco Chamber: 'See You in the Sand' event slated for Tuesday
Published 09/23/2010 at 5:26 p.m. 1 Comment
On Sunday, BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig was officially declared dead. The April 20 explosion sent an estimated 172 million gallons of oil flooding into the gulf. Environmental and economic damage is still being assessed. Part of that damage was ...
Commissioner Donna Fiala discusses Jackson Labs at Marco Kiwanis
Published 09/17/2010 at 1:12 p.m. 10 Comments
County Commissioner Donna Fiala spoke at the Kiwanis Club’s latest meeting to make the case for bringing Jackson Labs to Collier County. Fiala and Kiwanian Shirlee Barcic, chair of Fiala’s Islands Advisory committee, traveled to the lab’s base in Maine ...
New vote on water rates makes dollars and cents for homeowners
Published 09/15/2010 at 11:14 a.m. 13 Comments
If you have an individual water meter here on Marco Island, your monthly bill is about to get $25 smaller starting Jan. 1. In the face of a 10.5 percent increase mandated by bond insurers, and fees from the septic ...
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