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East Lee Heads Into A Challenging Period As Communities And The Country Confront Post Holiday Pandemic Surges

East Lee Heads Into A Challenging Period As Communities And The Country Confront Post Holiday Pandemic Surges Mike Welch

By Mike Welch Well… We were warned that there would be a surge upon surge of the pandemic due to holiday activities. As we prepare for the development of community vaccination outreach programs to inoculate our seniors and vulnerable persons first – we are all encouraged to “mask-up”. Public health is not a singular situation. […]

Home Insurance Prices Were Stable For The Past Ten Years And Now They Are Spiking. What Happened?

Home Insurance Prices Were Stable For The Past Ten Years And Now They Are Spiking. What Happened? Butch Swank

By Butch Swank Odds are good that if the rate for your homeowner’s insurance has not gone up yet that you are in for a shock when the renewal arrives in the mail. There are three primary reasons why this is happening, and I’ll go into greater detail later in this article. I will also […]

Lehigh Community Services: 2021 Events and Aid

Lehigh Community Services: 2021 Events and Aid Carolyn Peplow

By Carolyn Peplow 2021 has arrived, Lehigh Community Services would like to wish each of you and your families a year of happiness and good health.  FREE tax preparation is available now at Lehigh Community Services, 201 Plaza Dr. Suite #3. The VITA program (voluntary income tax assistance) has volunteer preparers certified by the IRS. […]

Beware Of Scammers On Dating Sites

Beware Of Scammers On Dating Sites online dating app smartphone man looking photo beautiful woman

By Sheriff Carmine Marceno Every day thousands of people looking for companionship join online dating sites and forget to take precautions against con artists who use clever tactics to form a bond, right before breaking their heart and their bank account. Sadly, scammers are targeting individuals over the age of 40 who may be emotionally […]

Fine Folk Pizza Delivers Free Pizza To Local Food Banks

Fine Folk Pizza Delivers Free Pizza To Local Food Banks

By Joshua Soto Tuesday, February 9 is National Pizza Day, one of the favorite food holidays of the year. This year in celebration of the holiday, Michael DeNunzio and Brie DeNunzio, owners of “Fine Folk Pizza,” will join local pizzerias nationwide in the Pizza Across America campaign. “As a member of this community, I wanted […]

Pet Health: Focusing on Dental Care

Pet Health: Focusing on Dental Care cavalier king charles spaniel sitting with toothbrush

By Dr. Veja Tillman, DVM Dental disease is the most common major health problem affecting dogs and cats. According to the American Dental Society, more than 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show signs of dental disease by the time they are 3 years old. So, chances are, that bad breath from your furry […]

Entering 2021 With Healing And Hope – Lehigh Acres/East Lee County Looks To Turn The Corner On Covid-19

Entering 2021 With Healing And Hope – Lehigh Acres/East Lee County Looks To Turn The Corner On Covid-19

By Mike Welch At this writing there are two strands of hope and caution. The first is that vaccines are on the way first to our vulnerable and elderly population and then to other groupings as will be announced by state, federal and local authorities. The second is that this first quarter and perhaps a […]

Phony Tax Man Calls The Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Phony Tax Man Calls The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Carmine Marceno

By Sheriff Carmine Marceno The IRS phone scam is a con that has cost American taxpayers more than $20 million in financial losses and does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. Once again, Lehigh residents and snowbirds will be targeted in this widespread scheme. Even Deputies and Public Officials are victim to […]

Lee County Government Never Stopped Working For You And Your Neighbors

Lee County Government Never Stopped Working For You And Your Neighbors Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass

By Commissioner Cecil L. Pendergrass Greetings from District 2! I hope you all enjoyed a great holiday and are gearing up for the New Year! This past year has certainly proven to be an unforgettable one and brought with it some hardship and tough times for many of us. Our nation and world was faced […]

2020: A Look Back At The Year

2020: A Look Back At The Year Brian Hamman

By Commissioner Brian Hamman This year has been unlike any before it. Each of us has had to deal with unbelievable challenges, and as a nation, we have faced uncertainty about the future. One thing Lehigh Acres residents can be certain about is that their local government will provide them with the needed resources to […]

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