Thursday, July 19, 2018

This Week

Weekly Water Recap

FMB Waters Cleaner Than Most Blue-Green Algae and Red Tide concerns are dominating Southwest Florida headlines. Fort Myers Beach, however, continues to avoid the most...

Fun, Water and Science Equal Success

Calusa Kids Camp “Get your buckets and sand filters,” enthusiastically called out Glen Beitmen to the 12 children in the Mound House’s inaugural “Calusa Kids...

Beach Kid Tyler Spradling Comes Home as Lee Health Resident Physician

“I moved to Fort Myers Beach 20 years ago, with my family,” said Dr. Tyler Spradling, an island resident who last month became a...

Rockin’ for Dave

Friends and fans of local musician Dave Collaton, along with a number of fellow musicians, turned out last Saturday afternoon, July 14, 2018, for...

Lewis, Kirilloff Now Miracles

The Number Ones The Fort Myers Miracle, the single A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, are roughly one-third through their Florida State League (FSL) 2nd...

Garden Club Gathers

Members of the Estero Island Garden Club gathered for lunch at Doc Ford's on July 9th. Monthly lunches will continue through the summer as...

TDC Talks Tourists, Taxes and Water

The Tourist Development Council met last week to discuss several topics of interest to Island visitors and residents. The TDC is a nine-member advisory...

Small’s Jointweed

Small’s Jointweed, Polygonella myriophylla, is a low sprawling woody shrub with reddish branches going in all directions. Rooting at the nodes create a ground...

16th Blood and Bone Marrow Drive at Lani Kai

July 28th The Kenny Conidaris Blood and Bone Marrow Drive will be held on Saturday, July 28 from 9am-5pm at the Lani Kai Island Resort....

Historic Cottage Update

Fort Myers Beach is known for its unique sights and scenery, but a very unusual one occurred during the middle of the night of...

Ostego Bay Summer Camps

Loggerheads, Tiger Sharks & Sea Stars, Oh My! “Ladies, gentlemen, boys, girls, children and creatures,” called Cherie Sukovich to the 10 children in the Ostego...

First Look at Fire Budget

Board Wrestles with Funding Inspections The Board of Commissioners of the Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District held a workshop meeting on Tuesday, July 10,...

Butterfly Pea: Centrosema virginianum

The Butterfly Pea (Centrosema virginianum),  a member of the Pea Family,  is a perennial vine that blooms all year. The flower's color varies from...

Beach United Methodist Pastor Jeanne Davis Retires

“Through the Grace of God” “Through the Grace of God is the short answer!” That is how Pastor Jeanne Davis described her arrival 22 years...

4th of July Booms on the Beach

An All American 4th of July unfolded on Fort Myers Beach Wednesday with a Red, White & Blue Parade, watermelon-eating contest & patriotic cake...

Summer Camp Like a Calusa

A few openings remain for the Super Science Calusa Kids Camp July 16-20 at the Mound House on Fort Myers Beach. Day campers will explore...

Kids Fishing Tradition Continues

More than 130 children participated in the Ostego Bay Foundation’s 4th of July Kids Fishing Tournament at Bonita Bill’s last Saturday, June 30. They...

Kids Enjoy A Great Experience

Bay Oaks Summer Camp “Put your sunscreen on!” “Keep your stuff together.” “When we count to ‘3,’ everyone pays attention!” So calls out the counselors...

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