Category: Local

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner helps feed busy healthcare workers at Gulf Coast Medical Center

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner helps feed busy healthcare workers at Gulf Coast Medical Center

FORT MYERS, Fla. – As we have begun to resume some semblance of normal life, we must not forget the burden and sacrifice that continues to be borne by our local healthcare heroes. Exhausting 12-hour shifts filled with full wards of very sick patients, strict safety measures, and a constant feeling of fear or grief have become the norm […]

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TERMINAL EXPANSION PROJECT SET TO START OCTOBER 2021

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TERMINAL EXPANSION PROJECT SET TO START OCTOBER 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Lee County Board of Port Commissioners authorized the construction and total budget for the Terminal Expansion Project at Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) at a Board meeting held on Sept. 21, 2021. The $331-million project focuses on improving the airport’s efficiency by consolidating and streamlining security checkpoints, adding concession space, […]

Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs is looking for volunteers

Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs is looking for volunteers

Volunteers can work as gardeners, animal caretakers, educational tour guides, and special events, operations, and office support BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – The Wonder Gardens is looking for volunteers in a variety of areas at the 85-year-old attraction in Bonita Springs. Opportunities are available indoors and outdoors for high school, college students, and adults. Teenagers under […]

Edison Mall Invites Guests To Eat, Drink And Be Scary!

Edison Mall Invites Guests To Eat, Drink And Be Scary!

Boo & Brew Offers Family-Friendly Fall Fun By: Angeli Chin Edison Mall will put the ‘boo’ in ‘booze’ during the upcoming fall celebration, Boo ‘n Brew. On Saturday, October 23rd from 3 pm to 8 pm Edison Mall will offer a family-friendly Halloween-themed event featuring a diverse beer selection and plenty of tricks and treats. […]

Get Hired SWFL! Career & Job Fair Coming to Edison Mall Oct. 22

Get Hired SWFL! Career & Job Fair Coming to Edison Mall Oct. 22

SWFL Business Network Brings Opportunities For Businesses & Community Members By: Taylor Wilson The Southwest Florida Business Network and the Southwest Florida Business Alliance will host a job fair at the Edison Mall on October 22, 2021, from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. The job fair will showcase employment opportunities from across Lee county and […]

Lehigh Acres/East Lee Prepares For The Season!

Lehigh Acres/East Lee Prepares For The Season!

By: Mike Welch As the slight feeling that the weather is turning a little cooler with a slight drop in the humidity – the “Season” is upon us. At this writing so far, we have been fortunate during this storm season that officially ends at the end of next month. Fingers crossed! THE SALVATION ARMY […]

Lehigh Community Services Announce Thanksgiving Registration Dates

Lehigh Community Services Announce Thanksgiving Registration Dates

By: Carolyn Peplow Thanksgiving Baskets will be distributed the week before Thanksgiving to families in Lehigh Acres, preregistration is required. Registration for 2021 – 2 days only Friday, October 29, and Saturday, October 30. Register at Christ United Methodist Church at 1430 Homestead Rd N; 9 am – 3 pm either day. Please bring a […]

Rising In The East: A Message From Sheriff Marceno

Rising In The East: A Message From Sheriff Marceno

By: Sheriff Carmine Marceno At times, I believe that people forget that driving a motor vehicle is a privilege…not a right granted by the Constitution. As a privilege granted to those who demonstrate the skills and abilities necessary to operate a multi-ton piece of machinery, this privilege comes with a significant amount of responsibility. Drivers […]

Salvation Army Call For Christmas Helpers

Salvation Army Call For Christmas Helpers

By: Brenda Lane Christmas is just around the corner!! The Salvation Army needs your help. We will begin our Red Kettle bell ringing the day after Thanksgiving. We are ready to hire bell ringers. If you or someone you know is interested in making a few dollars while also helping the people of your community, […]

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