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Men’s Softball

Game #1 @ 6:15pm:  Sunset Grille def. DaVinci’s, 14-11 Sunset Highlights 4 HITS:  Cory Banister 2 HITS:  Donnie Montroy, Pat Baldwin, Lee Vanderjagt, Rick Hanscom 1 HIT:  Chad Clawson (HR) DaVinci’s Highlights 5 HITS:  Bobby Natale Jr. (2HR)) 3 HITS:  Mike Radlovacki & Mark Feola Jr. 2 HITS:  Taylor Goldsmith Game #2 @ 7:30pm:  Sand Bar/Integrity Insurance def. Nacho Mama’s, 27-7 Sand Bar Highlights 4 HITS:  Eric Nagel, Paul Thomassen (2HR), Brad Frazier (HR) 3 HITS:  Jason Berning (2HR), JP Nachef 2 HITS:  Pat McGuire, Brian Kocak (HR), Evan Holewinski, & Rob Ashe Nacho Highlights 2 HITS:  Joe Valencic, Kevin ... Read More »

Green Zone – Truth As A War Orphan

Green Zone is a thriller and piece of historical fiction and even more: it ignores the old injunction against mixing war and politics. Like it or not, the gloves come off and the movie questions why the United States went to war in Iraq. Was it because the Administration in 2003 seriously believed there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq? In the novel “Imperial Life in the Emerald City” author Rajiv Chandrasekaran raises that and other questions. The movie is purportedly “inspired” by that book. Director Paul Greengrass, noted for the most recent Bourne films, locates Matt Damon in ... Read More »

A Time To Cry…

Today, there are many fellow citizens who experienced the moment of saying “good-bye” to their loved ones before they sent them off to fight in a war and defend our country and our principles. Having personally experienced this rather traumatic moment which comes with mixed emotions, I truly identify with them. There have always been wars for whatever reason, somewhere around the world and there have always been those who had to go through the emotions of looking at their loved one’s faces and wondering if this was the very last time they would see them or if they came back would ... Read More »

Jolley Bridge will never be the same!

“Our Marco Bridge”  First in a series of Marco Memories artwork by local artist Nancy Rhodes. Nancy painted this picture without knowing at the time that this particular view would never be the same considering the bridge work taking place. Now everyone will has an opportunity to own art which serves as a longstanding Marco Island memorabilia as well. Nancy is offering a giclee on canvas, framed, for $300, or a print on watercolour paper, unframed, for $100. Ten percent of all proceeds will be donated to the Marco Presbyterian Church Youth Group. E-mail Nancy Rhodes at Read More »