About SHANNEN HAYES
BiographyShannen Hayes is a correspondent for the Daily News.
Despite weekend chill, Southwest Florida enjoying warmest winter in five years
Published 02/12/2012 at 3 p.m.
The chill in the air this weekend may have stopped the streak but Southwest Florida is experiencing the warmest winter in five years.
Immokalee business center showing success after one year, manager says
Published 02/12/2012 at 1 p.m.
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Road woes: U.S. 41 widening through Estero will continue through mid-2013
Published 02/07/2012 at 8:41 p.m.
Thousands of motorists who drive along U.S. 41 in Estero daily can expect construction to continue through summer 2013. A $14.2 million road widening project to six lanes from Corkscrew Road, north to San Ca
Bonita Springs fire's pitch for ambulance service on life support
Updated 02/06/2012 at 2:33 p.m.
An effort by the Bonita Springs fire district to provide its own ambulance service was dealt a recent blow by Lee County commissioners.
Naples native journeys far and wide to help Africa save olive ridley turtles
Published 06/30/2011 at 10:56 a.m.
When Sara Maxwell journeyed to Africa and the Republic of Congo, it was to conduct research aimed at protecting an endangered sea turtle there — the olive ridley. The work, part of her doctorate dissertation at University of California Santa ...
‘Long Walk Home:’ Fort Myers man shares his family’s story of surviving the Holocaust
Published 06/23/2011 at 12:02 p.m.
It took 30 years for Anatole Kurdsjuk to keep the promise he made his “papa,” Jacob. Kurdsjuk’s father urged him to share their story of miracles and surviving Nazi labor camps, the Holocaust and finally making it to freedom in ...
First Baptist Academy four graders video conference with students in London
Published 06/10/2011 at 3:32 p.m.
It started with a hello. Nearly 40 fourth-grade students at First Baptist Academy sat in neat rows on the floor with the screen in front of them. They waved with excitement at a projection of a group of students holding ...
‘Look out Hollywood’: Naples teen enters Sprite Refreshing Films contest
Published 05/05/2011 at 10:40 a.m.
It is 17-year-old Jacob Sheldon’s dream to become a filmmaker. Since an early age, he has been fascinated with filming. His ultimate wish is to see the world through the lens of a camera. “Movies tell a story,” said the ...
Broken but not down: Golden Gate Estates man gets a little help from his friends
Published 04/13/2011 at 10:09 a.m.
Friends of Jamie Lake are coming together to offer a Sunday evening full of tantalizing entertainment for only $5 per adult, in hopes that the event will get their injured buddy back on his feet again.
Walking for a purpose: Teams still sought to help at upcoming Relay for Life
Published 04/08/2011 at 3:49 p.m.
Kathy Coppola heard her doctor say those three words: “You have cancer.” “Those are words you never forget,” she said. Following an annual exam six years ago, Coppola was diagnosed with bladder cancer. She beat it only to be diagnosed ...
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