Category: Opinion

Paint Trends For 2021: Think Warm, Cozy And Comfortable

Paint Trends For 2021: Think Warm, Cozy And Comfortable

By Scott Hamblen Beige is a great interior paint color when you’re trying to sell a home. It’s not so enthralling if you’re spending the entire day surrounded in neutral tones. Florida’s “safer-at-home” order inspired many of us to tackle long-overdue projects around the house, like painting, cleaning the garage and organizing closets. The arrival […]

We Should Manage COVID-19 By Trusting Our Medical Community

We Should Manage COVID-19 By Trusting Our Medical Community

By David Klein Doctors diagnose and treat all types of medical ailments, from injuries and infections to cancer and cardiovascular disease. We expect doctors and medical researchers to have all the answers. COVID-19 is different. The medical community is still in discovery mode and searching for solutions based on science. In March, America’s top concern […]

Lehigh Acres/East Lee Heads To The Polls In During Challenging Times – Early Voting Starts On October 19th – November 3rd Election Day!

Lehigh Acres/East Lee Heads To The Polls In During Challenging Times – Early Voting Starts On October 19th – November 3rd Election Day!

By Mike Welch POLITICS IN THE PARK/OKTOBERFEST – EAST LEE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE On Thursday, October 29th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. the East Lee County Chamber of Commerce will host “Politics in the Park” at its offices at the Lehigh Town Center, 25 Homestead Road North. The site will be around the […]

Why Use Regenerative Medicine?

Why Use Regenerative Medicine?

By Dr. Darin Stokke, DC You might be wondering why a person might consider using regenerative medicine. Most people use regenerative Medicine as a treatment option for joint pain. Traditional treatment options for joint pain and degeneration has mainly focused on conservative options including chiropractic and physical therapy on one side and pain medication and […]

What needs to happen for baseball to start in Florida and Arizona?

What needs to happen for baseball to start in Florida and Arizona? What needs to happen for baseball to start in Florida and Arizona?

Five weeks ago, on a cool early morning, the shutters of the press box at the Twins’ spring training facility in Fort Myers slowly opened. The sights, sounds, and smells of spring training baseball brought the deserted room to life. On the field, two players played a light game of catch in the outfield. The […]

Can cannabis save Florida’s waterways?

Can cannabis save Florida’s waterways? Can cannabis save Florida’s waterways?

Billy Cox Staff Writer It may not be the Yankees-Dodgers, but here’s a matchup the oddsmakers should pay attention to, because the stakes are higher. Especially with the Florida economy reeling from the coronavirus. When it comes to leeching pollutants out of the water, which plant is more voracious: toxic algae or cannabis? Or, more […]

Commissioner Kruse Speaks on Behalf of the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District Board of Commissioners

Commissioner Kruse Speaks on Behalf of the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District Board of Commissioners

By Commissioner Cathy Kruse   Happy New Year! This last year brought many changes to the Lehigh Acres  Fire Control and Rescue District and as we move into the first months of a  busy 2020, we would be remiss not to recognize our community members and hard-working staff that make serving this District such a […]

Artisan Eatery’s ‘The Forager Burger’ up for vote in The James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project

Artisan Eatery’s ‘The Forager Burger’ up for vote in The James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 19, 2018) – Artisan Eatery is pleased to announce its participation in The James Beard Foundation’s (JBF) Blended Burger Project, a nationwide initiative that challenges chefs to make a “blended burger” by blending ground meat or other protein with finely chopped mushrooms to create a delicious, healthier, and more sustainable burger. […]

Promoting the Virtue of Meaningful Work

Promoting the Virtue of Meaningful Work

The Freedom & Virtue Institute focuses on breaking the cycle of dependency by Don Long Twelve years ago, Ismael Hernandez returned to his birthplace in Puerto Rico for his father’s funeral. Draped over the casket was a red flag, the flag of Puerto Rico’s communist party, representing his father’s lifelong philosophy and a set of […]

It’s All About the Food

It’s All About the Food

by Susan Barnett Patriotic Dessert This colorful sweet-satisfying dish is fun to make and simple enough to assemble for anyone ages 2 to 92. All you need is cake, whip cream or pudding, blueberries and either raspberries or strawberries. These ingredients can make mini cake flags, a parfait, or a trifle. You really can’t make […]

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